The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 12, 1947
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)" COUIUEU NEWS MONDAY, MAY 12, 1947 Jonesboro Licks Cotton Pickers Blytheville Legion Team Limited to Three Hits, Two Runs The Joiictboro Junior Lesion baseball team celebrated the opening of their 19S1 season ty sltower- itif three Blytheville pitchers with • hits and 13 runs 13 hand Uic Oc*ton Pickers their :,r>coml defeat •f the season by a 13 to 2 decision •t 'the American Lo?ion Park Jonesboro yesterday ailunuMii. Hank Wyse, Jon&sboro hurlcr, United the Cotton Pickers to three bits, all in one inning, to aid his teammates in gaining their oponiu: d«j victory. Leon was the first victim of "the onslaught, giving up two runs on two walks, a single an: two Blythcvillc errors, in Ihc se ond inning. With one out in the second frame uid the bases full, Bob Mullen w.i: oiled in from center field to re lievc Ashby on Uic mound. Mullet pulled himself out of tile hole b; giving up two singles and a cloir We to the.first three men to far 1 him, allowing four more Joncsbon nms to cross the p'nte. With the bases cmpLy once nijain. MOlIen settled down and fanned the »e»t seven batters that he faced. The Jonesboro nine sot to him for four more runs in the fiflh imniiK and Kenneth Merrill became the third Blytheville hurlcr to enter the. game, replacing Mullen in the sixth x 13 Blythevlllc Men Fanned • The victors added three more funs'in'their half of Hie sixth but Merritc held them scoreless for the last two frames. : Wyse, a big righthander and a nephew to the ChicaRO Cubs' pilch- •r, fanned 13 Blylheville batters ind walked only three men. Good fielding by his tcamnmlcs came to bis rescue on several occasions when his wlldness threatened to get him in serious trouble. - 'Blytheville's three hits came in the fifth inning when Jack Duclos, Dudley Hardy and Charles, pounded out three consecutive singles to push across one tally. Their other tally came in the second Inning on four errors committed by the Jonesboro nine. \ •• The Cotton Pickers will play their next two games on their ho:uc grounds, meeting the Forrest Cjty i Legion nine at the Air Base diamond next Sunday and cnlcrlain- ing the Jonesboro team the following week. - Coach Joe Wbitley announced today that the local team will embark on an eight-day road trip on June 22 which will send them to Forrest City. Little Rock, iplnc Bluff «nd Hot Springs for games. Batteries: Blytheville — Ashby All-City Team in Kiddie Grid League, Pictured iiliave is Ihe 1M7 version of Itic nll-clly uramiuai school! squad. Uic hrs 1 , ol iU; kinc 1 ill Hie history ol r.lyiliovill'j. This leatn was chosen from members of the :;l|> teams thai p:irt!cl|)iUcd ill Uic |$r:<irirm:' school 1'nnl.hall h'titfuc that was sponsored by the Chlckasuv/ Athletic Club Tor Ihu yurrjnsc of prixlucii^ beltrr football material for Blylhevillc Ill(sc School in the fiilure years. Mointicrs of the first all-city i;nuiim:u' school team arc, Ixiltom row, Iclt to rlglH- Jaiixw O'Neill, Bulldogs, tackle; Billy Mlchnei, Central, ^uurd; Charles Hoover. Central, center; Eugene Cable. Green Waves, gi'iml. and Fred While, Calhohc. tackle. Top row. Munlroi: Holland, Yarbto, end; Hilly Urailou, Lance, hall back; Charles Hall, CalhoJic, quarter back; Donald CIciilry Bulldogs, hair back and rnptaiii; Jim Swift, Langc, full back and street. Touchstone, G'cntial, end. Homer Smith To Train in '48 With Memphis Homer Smith, second baseman for the Hlylhevillc Junior Legion nine will report to the Spring trailing camp of the Memphis Chicks next year, it was announced today The youthful nlhclclc attend'!'! : Pittsburgh Pirates baseball r choal held in Jonesbnro last .week •uid wns told by the Pirates' scon'.:; that supervised the school lo "put on a little weight and report to the Chicks for Spring training next Spring" Smith is a stalwart figure III thn infield of the local Legion learn ami is one of the clubs leading hitters. He stated that he was not required to sign a contract "because It would make him iuclijlblc for future Legion team play." Mead's Tigers on Short End Of Amateur Diamond Thriller Racing Fans Look tor Duel At Belmont Russell Phhillips Jr., Wins Second in Tennis Event Russell Phillips ,!r., son til Mr. and Mrs. Russell Phillips Sr.. of Blythc- villc. was runner-up in the hoys division for the junior triuiis championship of Tucson. Ari/... in a recent tournament spousoreii by the Tucson Racquet Club and held on the courts of the University of A:I- zonn. Phillips, who is attending Southern Arizona School lor Huys at Tucson, was beat out in the finalz by a school male. Fred Hoar <H onlgomery. Ala. He won all his .itches in straight sets until the lals v'hcn Bear defeated him two might sets. G-3 and ()-•!. The tournament was open to nil oys and yirls 15 and under trcun 1 public and private schools in the ucson area. Matches were piaycd two out of three sc's. 'Stan not yet 17, bu the right-hand pilchcr is in hi third season of profession.-! baseball with the St. Josepl Cardinals of the Western A social ion. Times Change at Cornell -* ITHAOA, N. Y. (UP)— Students Cornell University'.;; College of omc Economics an- finding In At reshtnen aren't whrvL they used to )c. The ages of the current class fnxsh" range from l(i lo -IT. Two re married and one is a mother. omn:i: Mrs. Ruby G. Matthews is warnrt o appi-ar in (he Chancery Court ft 1 be Chlrkasnwba Disuicl of Missi sippi County, Aikansas, withii liirty days from the ditro hereof. t< answer a complaint filed icr by King II. Matthews. Ua;c< this 9th day of May. 1<U7 HARVEY MORKl: Marcus F.vrard Attorney for Plaintiff. 5 13-10-26-0.2 Mullen (2nd). Mcnitt. Oth) and Koontz. Jonesboro AVysc and Scott. Ecnre bv inniims: lilythrvilic 010 010 009—2 :i X Jonrsbiiro OGU 013 Ollx-13 15 -1 A in-lH intitnj; error by Biil \Vix-i .son, center fielder for Mca<l's Blythe-ville Timers, uave the niytHovtllu Itouto Two Lookouts n 1 lo U win over the Timers in n Mississippi County Amateur Baseball League ynme on the Promised Land diamond yesterday afternoon. The extra-inninu pit/incis' rniel between A. \V. "Frit// 1 , West and Frank Kills Jr., was broken up IA Hie 101U when West sent n, Ini'pms ;ly into center and WI.CMM hobbled Ihe chance, allowing .Lbu winning run to reach first. Hooper, Lookout left fielder, went a scorching ground hall to deep short and We:>t advanced lo second on Viet Wilson's throw-out. John WCM, Lookout right fielder, then proceeded Lo bvrnk up Ihc scoreless lie with a long shi- £le to lett field, scoriji{< Wc^t. West and I-]! I is both shtjwcd excellent form over the extra long route, wilh ISllis fanninf; l-l hUlcis and West wlilffing i:j. Tht Titjorp, however, out hit the Lookouts G to 5 but I he: Lookouts' blnyles were inore timely, Tbe Lutes nine turned buck Ihe Arnuirel team 9 to ,1 in luiuthci league (;amc on the Luirs dim yesterday afternoon. John Mc:Hnf- ley, Lutes twiilLT was given eretlil for- th» win despite tho faot thai .. *'hn: j;ave up the mound a'lSimnncm ,^ in the seventh inning- AfeNnir reUcvcd McHaii.-y cm I hi, mound in the seventh framr will the score stn nc! ing a t !) lo !. A r- mriTl jumped on the relit f hnvlfr in tlie iui\lh frame foi two i tins hut mnnaKcd lo (juell the v'un i/nuil- li after the two-run outburst. H. Wnyht, Lute;; l»ft fielder, .swuni; the big bat for the victor:;, collecting three bin^les In live trips. irui pei'sotmlly uccoiinioi] Tor three mis, H. Uixon paced t'.io losers at he plate, rapping out f.vo hits in hree trip.s. D. Stevens, HufTman pitcher, was he hero of the day for the* HutT- nan" nine, spanking (ho Little Ilivtrr team r> (o 3 and siajipitiFj «nt a round tripper, a rare feat ainom; pitchers. Stevens' circuit blow praalicLxl'iy ircd the Rwtnc which was piayetl on the HuITuiaii field. Allen. Lit lie Itiver pitcher, \va:-i charj;('(i with the las:,. The Coaler team ,;ot to Lefty Carl Threlkolct for ten m(& nuti six runs in their fi to I rout \>t llv: Mani'.a nine on the Manila cauiuoiut yesterday aftcrnotJ]]. Howard Bailor went the route for the victors, .setting Ihe Manila nine down \vitn* elphl hit.s nnti a lunnc run by Manager HuiiinKO/ in tin- seventh inning supplied Manila's' only score. In jmul her ox Ira-inning ^ainc tin? Y.'jrbro nine pushed across l\*d rims hi their half of the tenth frame to overcome the Number Nine team G to -i on Number Nine';; home trounds. ] Yarbro was forced to use three mrlnrs to defeat Ihe Number Nine boys with Grover Whittle, the last >iU:her to see service, getting credit "or Ihe win. J. L. Johnson started on the mound for the victors but was relieved In Ihe seventh oy J. C. Whittle. With a 4 to 2 lead j-oint; Iran the ast of the ninth. Whittle lost Ills control arul filled the bases. Grover Whittle, a mi-other to J. C.. was rushed In to put out the lire, but a single by a pinch-hitter drove in Lhe tieing runs. dailies next wcclc wnl ;inci Manila at Little River, Huffman at Ypibro, Dlythevillc Route Two at Cooler. Armorcl at No. 8, a .id Lutes at rilythcville. Clerk Doris Hart to Seek Net Laurels at Wimbledon MIAMI. Fill., May 12 <UP>—' Doris Hart, who hopes to ascend lo the throne left vacant when her best friend, Pauline Bctz. abdicated as amateur tennis queen, planned an international campaign today In which she will go to England for Ihc Wimbledon matches and also compete in Holland, France ,and Sweden. Miss Hart, said she would leave Miami for New York, June 5, then go to England by plane a week later, lier Ilrst foreign appearance will be in the Queen's Club at London on June 20.-" Her tour will be sponsored by tennis enthusiasts from Florida and Ihc University of Miami. A fund if SI.500 was raised lo help her finance H. HALTrMORE, Md., May 12. (UP) —Faultless and Jet Pilot were only a mile and a half away from ho tne today. That distance of the $100,000 acUI- nl Belmonl stakes, to be run over tiie New York track two weeks from Saturday figured to settle for 1047 the duel for three-year old horse racing honors. ^ Faultless, the Prcakness winner, and Jet pilot, tho Kentucky Derby victor won't be the only horses in the race, but I hoy will be the big ones. They will go into it all even a till if cither one of them comes clown in front, a new turf champion will be crowned—and that is their goal, their "home-" Neither has a chance for the triple crown—the Derby, the Preakness and Belmonl—but in their own weather way they have proven themselves in be the best of n mediocre three-year old crop. Faultless rates the top when the track is fast—as it was at Plmllco for the Prraknt-ss Saturday—and Jet Pilot when the racing strio is off—as it was at Churchill Downs for Ins Derby. .Still in there battling them tooth and nail are Phalanx and On Trust. They are the best of the rest —their best so far hadn't been quite enough. But it has been sufficient to keep them in the picture. None of the horses who ran a- painst thoso four in the Derby and the Preakness figures to challenge for the L-rnwn .so the Bcmiont shapes up as a pretty exclusive af- f a i i". Th foil r wi' 1 have som c competition, but Die brand it will be is not much to worry about. NOTICI: Notice is Hornby ^u-'ja that the undersigned will thr time fixed by law apply lo Lli^ Commissioner of Revenues of the Stale of Arkansas for a permit lo s'-H boor at retail at 110 Sn. Second St., Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned .states that lie is a cili/on of Arkansas, ot" gaotl moral character, thai he ha:, never been lelkas Teamed WithAlexander or Tag Match Al Alexander and Chris lielkas will top the card on Ihc weekly wrestling program at the American Legion Arena tonight when they nccl Prince Omar and Lefty Pacer n the tag feature. Alexander, who made quite a hit with local fans in his initial > appearance last week, has returned to this week's card by popular demand. The six-feet plus. 2CO pound Canadian, displayed a variety of muscles that would make Charles Atlas raise Ills muscle-bound eyebrows. ! Despite his towering height and | huge frame, the big Canadian is! surprisingly cjiiickfooted and last week, he unveiled a scries of holds that were new even to Ihe veteran Mike Mcroney, who promotes the matches here. Prince Omar, the prattling Persian, who got his royal ra>s sinp»ed off last week by the giant-like Canadian, will i>e seeking revenue tor his licking. The chubby Middle Kasterncr with the wagging Jaw has no idea what the word scientific miirhl. mean. iHe is known for his brutality and i s respected for same. iHis partner. Lefty Pacor. the fel- .ow that swings a wicked left limo, I is well known by local lans, having j ppeared here mi many cccasions., Fan s never know what to cxncct from the southpaw. He can play fait or rough, its all according to the mood he is in. Chris Belkas will be the fourth Shades of Tepsic Ruth Plays Golf MIAMI BEACH, I'l.l., M(,y 12. (UP)— Vacationing Bal>c ilmh, who hjut intended to concentrate oi\ fishing duriiu; his Florida rest period, was strong enough for a nine-hole 45 at the Ui tiurce CJnuii- iry Club yesterday, Until cumc here l-'riday for u .stay of .several weeks, his .second of the Spring. Notice NOTK'i: hereby given lhai the will within t fixed by law apply to liiu sioner uf Hevenues i'f tiv_- Kvatc of Arkansas for a 11^; ..lie u> sell toper <a retail al 21-1 i-'. Man. fir, l'.!>t:ic- ville, Mississippi County. The undersigned stute.s '.!'.:. i hs is a cili/en of, ji t'.cuKl moral charaelcr. that he na.s novc-r b^en convicted of a felony or other crime. involving moral turpitiuie; i.hat iv> license to sell beer >)y tin 1 uiidcr- MBiiecl lias been rcvokni within livu years last past,; and IhaL Ihe uiuler- Bii;n«l has never been convicted of violating the laws of tlirs state, or any other state, relating to the *a!c of alcoholic liciiiors. U. R. Kelly. Subscribed and SWIHII to before tne Ihis 12 day of May, I9>n. K. 1J. David (Seal) Niu.iry Public. My commission expires 1-1-'10. Ki-applnr. The young Greek from ui> Boston way, is a cousin to Ted Bell who teamed with Alexander last week. Chris is a former national Olvmpic weight-liftim; champion and liked by wrestling fans here. He will tangle with Omar in the first one fall preliminary bout and Pacer will take on Alexander in the second. Startina lime is 8:15. Dyersburg Wins Over Biytheville In Golf Tourney Don Stork, 150-pound outfielder, is making Penn State baseball fans forget all about Joe Tupsic. The Hudson, Pa., Navy veteran is belling Ihc hall at .450 clip. He bats left-handed. Manila Legion Juniors Defeat Osceo/o Team 5-2 Local & Lonjc Distance Moving Ooin QQftl »nd patent Hslp *Bft •tulvRinl. Ale- el/ l*mnred Contract HinVlnj 111 JO. B*ITlCM. Phone 2801 Carroll Rogers, hurlcr for the Manila Junior Legion baseball tuam, spanked Ihe Osccola Legionnaires to 2, setting the Junior Indians down wilh four hits in a game nlaycd at the Osccola Hiuh Kc.houl athletic Held yesterday afternoon, j J. T. Harris. Man-'a outfielder, added his bit to his team';; victory by slapping out a '100 foot horns run in Ihe eighth inning with llic bases empty. David, Manila third baseman, slapped one of J. T. Conner's offerings against the high school building in the Mfth frame Dversburg golfers defeated Ely-' with three mates aboard. East added thcviUe 21 to 8 in an inter-city two singles to his triple and copped the Tcnnes- hitting honors with three lor four. I Conner toed the slab tor tne losers, giving up 10 hiu to lose his first start of the season. Conner saw aclion in the Osccoia-Blythcvillc game last week as a relief pitcher, working three inning.; but was not Hardware Mutual Insurance Company of Minnesota j£ Large Dividend Saving^r Low Net Cost Protection For Service W. L TAMKE tournament played see city yesterday. I Wendell Eaton, pro of the Country Club and E. B.. Gee Jr., were the only two members of the •Blytheville club to win their matches with George Hubbard Jr., and Howard Peters, of Dyorcburg club, charged witli the loss, ending a dead heat, both shooting a score of 71 on the 72 par course. 1 The Dycrsburs club will play a return match here June 1, Mr. Eaton stated. Read Courier News Wain Ada. KIDNEYS GETTING _ Rotary Plans District Meet] YOU UP NIGHTS? HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. May 12. (UP)-Thc 133th District Rotary In- n t ; ht ,_ h , ve f«c,u« n t d r "?o pols^oui wattr-biit l.nvr only trrnatiGiial mcetin&j will be held in ican typassa&es — y«. Hot Springs May 21 and 22. • -..--• and havd backache •108 K. D:ivi' rhonc 2187 SI., P. O. Hliv 131 Blylbcvillc, Ark. CtiARANTEED BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION 1'RICF, ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats or. Sale al the Legion Arena from G p. m. Kvcry Monday \MJLTS -ir>c — CHILDREN 15c Monday, May 12 rr»* included) ' I?OX SEATC 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH Lefty Pacer and Prince Omar versus Chris Belkas and Al Alexander ALSO 2 I-FALL, 30 M/Nl/TE MATCHES Lefty Pacer Chris Belkas vs. V,; YS. Al Alexander Prince Omar ATLOW£R SHELTON HAS 'EM And They're Good! * ALL MAKES * ALL. MODELS due to excess acidity in the urine, be glut! you're readiiiR this: onvinted of a [elony or oilier crime Three serrations ngo Dr. Kilmer, • ivolviiiu inornrtm-Diuide: that no famous doctor found hundredsi of 1.11 ;een S e lo sell beer by the under- S^LT^^^VS^^ wn wny lo he ode . has never been cor.v'ctcd Of millions of grateful men niul w «"ken it-oflen with omnAip, men have iglied has been revoked withii. five vegttablEi balsams— Natirc'sowl ears last past: and thai, the under- relief. He cnlled it "Swnmp-Koot" nnd iglied iolating the laws of this state, or ny other stale, relating to the sale if alcoholic liquors. The Puff Jce M. FeiTJUSOll. .Subscribed and sworn to before nc this 10 day of May 1917 , to Dept. S, Elizabeth Mason ! K ;i mcr & Co., Inc.. Box 1255. Stamford. cnl' NulllT/ fublie. Conn. Or — yet full-sized bottle of Swamp- My commission expires 4-2b-5(j. Root today at your druustorc. i urine,lielpi!i8torelievecxccs5ncidily...S'> the irritated Madder sets n Rood flushing I out, too. Many report RctlinR n good night's sleep ofter the first few doses. FARM MACHINERY L&G&iNG? Save Costs By Repairing Kow! Diin'l let that little Itiiouli or kinU in your i'iinn ma- chinery grow any lji);t r t:r. R will nay you lo call us ^ now for a careful checkup on all your machines bo Oiicn al 7:(10 p.m.; Sl.u-fs 'JjO p.m. Last Time Today "Gallant Journey" with C'.h-iin I'ord. Jniicl Blair ami Charles Kugs;h-s Paramount Nev/s and Shorts II you iv romp ti> i'iml a £ special precaution in jjocxl shape! in (lie market Tor a K»ocl, clean used car . . . (lie SHKI.TOX MOTOR CO.. here you'll oil choice in fine running shape! \\ e take in buying used cars Ilia I AKK SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY fore Hie season wears on wears out! We Service All Types Farm Machinery! and [iricelcss niaohincry R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saies 119 W. Ash Service Phone 438 Your Farmall Dealer DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. Pautette Goddard Fred MacMurray . '. ' ' ^^^ >^ > > UKO News and Sliorls 312 South 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks New Theater Manila's Finest Bliowa KVERY NIGHT Matinee Sninrdar * Sunday Hox Opens Week Days T:tt p.m. Ba!.-Smi. I p.m. Coiil. Hhowlnf Last Time Today "NORA PRENTISS" wilh Ann Sheridan, liolicrl Ald.i Also Shorts Tuesday "Thirteenth Hour" wilh Kichanl Dix, Karen Jlorlcy Also :;;iorls

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