The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 11, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1946 Travelers Stop League Leaders Little Rock Team Scores 9 to 8 Win Over Atlanta Crackers By United Tress 'ATLANTA, on., june n. <UP>- Wlllls Hucllin's Little Rock Travelers had accomplished something today tliat no oilier Southern Association team had been able to do in the last month and a naif of play a»d that was to stop Ihe Atlanta Crackers string of series wins. The Travelers whipped the Crackers 9 to 8 last night to Inks a two to one edge in the current, four game scries and thus assure themselves of at least nn even break. The Crackers imcl won 11 Cubs' Pitcher Proves Problem In Paradoxes for Diamond Fans BY CAK!, LUNIKJUIST United Press Sports Writer but un(orlun:i(cly lie is brcaklm; w ii U ,ii>K streaks now. Al tlic NEW YOHK. June 11, <UP>—The K ( arl of the campaign (hey took Chicago Cubs won (he 1945 Na- four in a iow wiicn Hoiowy made tlonal League Hag because of his first stnrt and tiic!i Die Cubs pitcher Hunk ISorowy, but if they | 0sL lllP i,. flrst Kllmo . repeal this year It probably will, yesterday, will, the Cubs , Id- Have lo b c in spue oMHm...._ _Ji, lg „ s cven Borowy, er, has winning streak, brcoinlnc Uic V, -wuii K u WIIUHMK sirunn. L,^" E ,,,,l ?°™*y fl«l «B»l« to IHl His 1345 league's number one problem pitch- If lie would do it. He pitched lilt- to 8, for their nlnlli victory In their last 13 games. RUS.S Meets, who relieved Borowy in the final inning was the loser. Frank Mc- Connlck drove in the tying and winning runs with a double. 'I'he Cardinals reduced Brooklyn's first plucc margin to the Reds an early lead'vhlch beat the Giants, 1 to 5 at Cincinnati. Relief pitcher Bob Nalloy was given the victory. The Braves made 13 hit* and took advantage of four errors and six walks to breeze to a 10 to 5 Of th c Yankees defended his action by stating Uial norowy couldn't win nfter July 4, because he was n "Spring pitclier." norowy prompt- I ly disproved Ibat theory by wln- rjng 11 games and losing Iwo wllli ( the Cubs, without Ills help tlicy ' straight scries up until last night. | couldn't have staved off the late Tlic Travelers also ended south-1 ul[ | {ol . (i, c j )c nnanl by the Card- ' paw Earl - McGowan's winning inllLs 'i'lii.s year, Borowy seems to bc headed by n reputation of nol bo- ing able to win before July 4—If at all. He lias been knocked otil ->f Tonight Atlanta's acn righlhancl- i Ul| , lx))c n | nc t i mcs in 10 starts, er Hill Aycis will take the mound | w hercas In 1945 wllli the Yankees streak at eight as Ihcy hammered out 17 lills to hand McGowan his third loss of the 10 wins. season against coming from belli Dodgers, 3 to 2 at St. 'Louis. It was Brooklyn's fourth straight do- feat. Pinch-hitter Terry Moore sin- Bled home tiie winning run In th« niiilh to give lellef pilcher Ted Wilks an easy vlclory. Wllks took over when starter Harry Brcchecn wenl out for R pinch hitter In the clghlh. The Cards got only five tills, bul bunched them. A homer by Bob Adams and a three run double by pitcher Nate Andrews, his first hit of 1946, gave to two Barnes by Uw over the Pirates at Pittsburgh, nd to beat the} l"ck Culler got four hits and Tommy Holmes made three for the 1! raves. The Ued Sox found another winning starter In six-fool, five-Inch lilll liulland, tallest man in ttic American League, who fired a C to 3 wlii over the Indians at Boston. It was Boston's llth straight win iind its 18th triumph without a. defeat at home against western clubs Ihls year. Rudy York hit a three-run homer and Butland contributed two more with a well-timed single against Cleveland In thc seventh. Yankee pitching again was at aull at New York and Die Homb- ;rs dropped nln c full games be- scored each lime as lhc Browns beat the Senators, 2 to 1 at Washington. Sam Zoldak gave up n hits, bul got scnsallonal support to heal hind Boston by losing to the Ti-1 Ko & cr Wolff, who yielded only live. ;ers, 11 to 3. Hank Grcenberg hit his 13th homer and Jim lilood- worlh also blnfilcd one Into lhc seals in a live-run Ihird Inning which clinched lhc victory for Virgil Trucks. Tommy Hcnrlch got a Yankee homer. Bill Dietrich turned in a stout pitching performance In n nlsra game to give Ihe While !?ox a 3 to 1 triumph over tile Athletics i<l Philadelphia. Luke Appllng tripled hoine one Chicago run and scored Die oilier himself on a long fly in lhc third inning. Joe Grace, .who walked Iwl Join the Refrigerator Service Club (Two Service Calls a Year $1) Repairs lo Electric Appliances Fully Guaranteed BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. (Where Courtesy is Not a Memory) 13* K. Main St. Phone 3616 In quest of his llth pitching triumph and in hopes of at least gaining an even split In tlic series. Al Nashville, righthander Leo Twardy pitched five-hit ball lo shutout Hie New Orleans Pelicans 11 to 0. It was Twardy's eighth win of the year and Ihe Vols gained a full game on ihc lending Crackers to cut the margin lo five and a half games. Thc Vols collected 14 hits off three Pelican pitchers, one of them Pete Thomassie's third homer of the year with one man on. At Chattanooga, Hie Mobile Bears balltcd 12 innings before finally clowning the Loukouls 5 lo 4. Lcroy Ffund wenl all the way for thc %ars to giiin tiie win. Dick Lanahan started for lhc Lookouts but ^;as relieved by Lou Bcvil in the eighth and Bcvil was charged with trie loss. At Birmingham, the 'Memphis Chicks slugged out n 10 lo 3 will over Ihc last place Barons.. Byron Cook went all the way for lhc Chicks and while he was touched for 12 hits, kept them scattered effectively. Ray Satteificld started for thc Barons but was bailor from the box in thc third liming and suffered his Ihird loss in a row niter winning his firsl six sliaigh r . Tlic Chicks collected lf> hits off Satterficld, Dick Midkiff and Wally Caddis. The same teams meet again lo- night in the closing games of the current series. he needed no relief five games and won in his first eight out, of his first nine. Last year Borowy was Ihe Cubs' "stopper," the man on whom they could depend to step In and win one when they were doing badly. This year, he Is still the "stopper" Softball Games Get Under Way Here Tonight ' The Biythcville Y Softball league will start its season tonight :it Walker Park as the Loy Kich Chevrolet Hustlers meet the .Montgomery Ward Cracker-Jacks and the Ark.-Mo( 1^'ower Rrddy Kilowatts rplay, dwene' .prug'Slore Cow- l^oys iUi" the j?ccppd/ gijiu'etof a twin b "l. -.?„* ( • " 'y/iyis of City officials will be ft$4','<#>ot& r . -with 'Mrs'' Friiuk I-: Mrs, Rupert- Ci'af- stnrfjng pjlcliers, .and .Mrs',- iMisu white, hitters, and Mrs. John C. McHaney, umpirc-in-chicf. Mrs. E. B. Woodson, Mrs. J. L. Nnbcrs, and Mrs. R. Sylvester will bc tonso umpires. Mrs. Samuel P. Norris will be scorer. The first game will start promptly, at 8 o'clock. Lights at thc Park have been installed and rearranged and lhc field is in goe<l condition for the games to lie held every Tuesday and Thursday niylit. Batlcries for Loy Eicli arc A. G. ^ ( j Moslcy or Joe Ferguson and J. L.; ' Johnson. While Wendell Eaton will pitcli and Billy Chapman will catch for Montgomery Ward. In the second game. J. C. Whittle or Bill Hawkins will pilch and Jack Lafitte will catch lor Ark-Mo Power and Ted Fisher will be on the mound and Al Stabler will bc behind Ihe plate for Owens' Drug. Tex Riley Suffers Injury in Arena Welch and Ming Take Tag Tussle In Rough Contest Roy Welch and Chlno Ming detailed Tex Rllcy and Gust Johnson in thc main event of Promoter Mike Meroney's weekly wrestling show lasl night. Welch anil Ming were paired together against Rllcy and Johnson in the lag mulch. Welch and Ming combined their talents to eliniinalc Johnson after a scries of body slams and .slugging by Welch, who downed him in 12 minutes of tlic firsl fall. It didn't take long for these Iwo huskies to down Kilcy In nine minutes to win tiie flvst fall. In the second fall Welch thcii put tlic finishing touches on Riley with body slams. lint Ihe win over Riley really came when he and Welch went through Ihe ropes and Uiley was unable lo return to lhc ring because of a back injury suffered in lhc full from Ihe ring. After Riley was eliminated, his partner. Johnson, lUolicd out of his corner angered because of th2 injury of Riley. and downed MitM 1 , with a surf-board in five omuites of the second fall. Welch and Johnson then teed off bul Welch was too niuch for thc twighic an:l pinned him after wurking him over with back body slams for Ifr nxinulc.s. In the first SreJioiUiary. f^attirln^ Ming and Jolip.soniJMinit fii f {'Vcd loo much for Johnson 'and pinned nica wltiv a. jack-knife fin V 15 ••rninulcs. | Riley \Von'iUie '< Second ligh't' bv<r Welch'withr! »' jack-knife. Welch was going;, goc'd for a while"; ^'Urj bAdy..slum's drici «iirm; kxjts. bu(j. hK opponent just oulfought him. White Plains Golfers Win in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, June 11 (UP) —Herman Harron, White Plains. N. Y.. won Ihe IB-hole play-off for first place in the Philadelphia Inquirer $15.000 golf tnurnnnicnt today with a tluce stroke advantage over Lew Worsham, Bcthcsda. REWARD! Former Blyiheville Coach Goes To Smackover Guy Lchn, Blythevillc llign School atlilclic coach for Ihe past year, has been named athletic, coach at Smackover High School it was announced yesterday in SmJickover. Mr. Lclin succeeds Rab Rodders. who resigned after one year at Smackover. Thc former Blyihoville coach acccplcd a position here under a one-year contract, which was not renewed this Spring. • Bill Godwin recently was ':Iccted to this position here. I will pay $~x00 reward for the return of :\ 1051 Ford Coupe i;ikch oft lhc street at Stcclc, Mo., Saturday"! night, June 1st. Engine No. KC- ' 1718 III, front bumper is misMiif;, InUf rear humper is also nnssiti:;, body badly worn and rusty; windshield is also broken. Kiiuippcil with 1 yiwul 111x175 casings. 1 will also pay $25.00 reward for ihc arrest anil conviction of the otics who look the car. Call M. A. FARRIS 'hone 2li Stcclr, >Io. Ac«4 Courier Newt TV»BI A4§ FOK BALE CONCRETE STORM SEWER AXX BIZEB OSCEOLA TILE CULVERT CO. OMCOU, Ark. We Arc Proud To Announce That Mrs. Thelma Parks has juincri our slnff and will welcome you at CALDWELL BEAUTY SHOP First National Bank Bldg. Phone 2592 FELIX A. CARNEY City Radio Repair Radios and Appliances 324 E. Main St. Phone 2407 Don't Forget.. Sunday, June 16th FATHER'S DAY! Here, ;il the store Dad calls his own, let us help you buy (he gift that will irmke the old boy's eyes .sparkle on Father's Day. We know that it is not loo easy to get fathers some thing "different" and at the same time something wanted, some thing liked. That's why we've collected the most interesting assortment of men's gift choices in town. Suggestions? Here ore Plenty! Handkerchiefs we have a splendid assortment — in plain white and colors. Priced >»0t to §200 l Smart Leather Helts-:- $1.00 to $3.50 Elastic Suspenders—$1.50 and §1.50 .Elastic Garters —75c a pair Give him some jewelry. He'll like these gold plated key chain and lie clasp sols. §1.00 to §0.00 When the heat chases him down to the swimming pool he'll enjoy -your gift of a pair of ^Skipiicr"' 3wlm Trunks. $3.50~ to $5.00" He'll enjoy a smart robe as a gift. Choose it iiere at HUGHES. Priced from §7.75 ui» A wallet for Dad. Handsome, genuine leather wallets witli pockets and pass holders—$2.95 (o $10.00 .=,1 * \ Men's Toilet Sets — please Dad with a matching set— shaving lotion, powder and cologne. Give Him a HUGHES GIFT CERTIFICATE The family problem—what to give Dad for father's Day. Yes, he seems to have everything, but there is something he wants, and only Dad knows the answer. Give him :i IIUGHKS GIFT CERTIFICATE and he'll buy the sift he wants. We issue them for any amount you wish. You'll find a grand assortment of patterns ... lies that Dad would choose himself. $1.00 to You'll find scores of other timclv gifts here— Straw and Panama Hats, Tec Shirts, Sleeveless Sweaters. Hosiery, Jackets, etc. R. D. Hughes & Co. WHERE QUALITY COSTS NO MORE Phone 2721 310 West Main Street THEATRE LUXORA 'PRIDE OF THE COMMUNITY" Open 7; Slarls 7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Tuesday I'M. NIGHT 'I Am From Arkansas 1 ill) Slim Kummrrvillc, K\ Breildcl, IriK Adrian erial: "The Monster & The Ape." Also Shorls Wednesday & Thursday 'Ministry of Fear' JtEi Kay MilJiind, M;irjnr> Reynolds. News of the Dny Also Shorts CHICK THEATRl 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" Week Hays: Starts at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday BUDDY NIGHT—15c TO ALI, "CROSS OF LORAINE" with Gene Kelly and Jean Pierrie Also Short Wednesday & Thursday DOUBLE FEATURE 'MADAME CURIE' with Walter Fiiljteon and Margaret 1 O'Brien 'HI BEAUTIFUL with Noah Brery Jr. and Martha I O'DriscolI Also Short ' —^^^^^^^^^™«««^«««»™P» • New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVKRY NIGHT Maliiicc Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Suii. I p.m. Conl. Showing ] "Comfortably Cool" Tuesday BARGAIN NIGHT Columbia Picture 'JUST BEFORE DAWN' with Warner Baxter This Serial and Comedy Admission ioc and Mel Wednesday & Thursday rnc PICTURE 'Romance of the West' IN TECHNICOLOR with Eddie Dean and Joan Darlon RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Box «fllco opens at 7:09; rkior* starts at 7:15. Tuesday "YOUNG IN HEART" willi Funlcttc Godilard, Doliila Fairbanks Jr.. nillic Burke and Kol;vnd Young ISKO News and Corncdy Wednesday & Thursday 'The Adventure of Pinocchio" Walt Disney's Creation In Technicolor. P.lramounl Ncw.s ami Selected Short

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