The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 6, 1944 · Page 8
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fAGE EIGHT Yanks Win To Move Up In Race ;Cincinnati Takes •Over Second Place In National League . , B)' Uniicd Press The- New York Yankciw bounced back into third jiloce in the American League . yesterday. They advanced by virtue of a 0 to 2 decision over tlie Cleveland Indians. Washington moral up to fifth place, and Detroit mid Cleveland are tied for sixth. The Yankees, who've been in a slump' lately/juggled tliclr tatting order, putting Mite Milosevic!] in the lead-off, spot. He provided the punch, getting a triple and a tingle. The Scnatois moved up a notch when Dutch Leonard beat Chicago's B|ll Dietrich in a pitching due). Washington won, 3 to 1. At Boston, the Detroit Tigers routed the Red Sox 8 to 1. The Bengals never had to worry after the third inning when they got to Boston hurler Eminett O'Neil for four runs. Dizzy Trout, who hung up his tenth win, scattered 'eight blows.' The St. Louis Drowns milled for two in the ninth to break a two-lo-two deadlock and beat the Philadelphia Athletics 4 to 2. Tills puts the Browns two and-one-half games ahead of the Red Sox. Huss Christopher, who took over from Don Black in the third, was charged with the loss. In the National League, the Cincinnati Reds, with some first class help from the Phillies, replaced the Pittsburgh Pirates In second place. The Phillies did their bit by winning a suspended gnnie from the Pirates, 9 to 4. Tlicy then walloped them again 12 to 2, with Xewple Barrett still on the mound. /At Cincinnati, the Reds handed the Brooklyn Dodgers their ninth defeat in'a row, 4 ia 1. Ed Hensser set the Bums down with three hits. Catcher -Ray Mueller, for Cincinnati played his 133rd consecutive National League game, equaling the mark Ree Gibson set. 35 years sgo.. .-The Chicago Cubs, who came out of the cellar for air yesterday, filled their lungs, and slumped back into the eighth spot. Flutter-Bailer Jim Tobln of the Boston Braves routed the Cubs 7 to 2., . ..George Munger pitched the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4 to 1 victory over the New York Giants. The nc'd- birds, jumped on Swede Hnnsen for four markers in the third to put the game on ice. . Here's today's baseball schedule: In the American League, Cleve' land plays nt New York, the Tigers meet the Red Sox at Boston, the Browns collide : with the A's at Philadelphia, and Chicago invades Washington. , In the National League, SI. Louis U host to New York, the Dodgers meet the Reds,at Cincinnati, Philadelphia plays at Pittsburgh, and the Braves tangle with the Cubs at Chicago.. Pet. Baseball Standings NATIONAL LEAGUE - '•- • v- . .. . . vf. -L. Bt. Louis . ........ ..48 19 .110 .Cincinnati .......... 39 31 .557 Pittsburgh . ......... 35 30 .538 New York .- .......... 34 3G .482 Brooklyn . ........... 33 30 .438 Philadelphia ......... 30 38 .441 Boston .............. 29 42 .408 Chicago' ........ ..... 25 38 .397 • AMERICAN. LEAGUE W. L. Pet. St.- Louis ........... 42 32 .567 Boston . ............. 39 34 .534 Chicago ............. 33 33 .500 New York 35 34 .607 Detroit 35 31 .48S Cleveland 35 38 .-179 Washington. 35 38 479 Philadelphia . 32 40 .444 .'. Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 8, Cleveland 2. Detroit 8, Boston 1. Night games: Washington 3, Chicago ]. St Louis 4, Philadelphia 2. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 4, Brooklyn 1. Boston 7. Chicago 2. Philadelphia 9-12, Pittsburgh 4- St. Louis 4, New York 1. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta at Memphis, night. Chattanooga at Little Rock. Knoxville at Birmingham. Nashville at New Orleans. NATIONAL LEAGUE :Boston at Chicago. New York at St. Louis. .Brooklyn nt Cincinnati, night . Philadelphia at Pittsburgh,'night. AMERICAN LEAGUE . Chicago at Washington, night St. Louis at Philadelphia, ' Cleveland at New York. Detroit at Boston. mighty fine fellows who participated in Ihelr sporls programs down through the years. they have : come wi 1, he r problems were „ blmch of Mnrlnes w!tll plimcntnry BLYTHBVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Pennant in Sight THURSDAY, JULY G, 1944 Gunning for SL Louis' first American League llai> are, left lo richt: cenler fielder Milton firsl ta *™» G«W Mcgulnn. shortstop/Vcrnon Stephens nncf Ihlrti baseman M"k"' ' Hecenl &pm i skyrockolcd Stephens lo circuit's runs-haltcd-m leadership DOPE BUCKET these fellows will do alter the wur? Not only - ' d intnwth t ? One of that outstanding group Is Everett Croslow. . . . There's a n . sr» " 1B V 11C " ns rc " Ollls nml two nssls ^ This made his ' vnw ( >,„' ' a ,, , lil «< ow to hoc . But he has stuck losl „ g(llnc oul of 62 . U " ' Cn " Clty ° f ft rell(lbl ° , , B , ° UL ° n t0p ' , , , : ', lful , onc » rl ™ lf y <"*< He nil of Diem. The last I heard live when in high school, ' U ,"n !U , > , c . (UlcftlI °"- ' /- ns » ci "'<> "» warn was in ,J m , """,Y n V s , 1 llkcly to "<>"0l»lu playing for the Centra succeed In tins world of keen com- p acl n c championship. He Imd won knmv°n^i r?.'° l "", ne; " UlSl »'"''« Barnes, bringing his total u know the three R's, and then some. 1 0 over 60 the chicks In the football limelight he saw a fine chance to expedite his plan for college and fulfill his desire to play. ... So ho Joined Coach Joe Dilcly and the tribe. WAS WOKKHOUSE Willing, anxious to nmke good— there's not a Inzy bone in Ills body —Everett was a distinct hit from the beginning. . . . Thc'rc were precious few practices that,he missed and he worked hard. . . Immediately after the sessions he hustled to his job at- Ernest Hnlscll's nus- tlc Inn. . . This went on for two full years, climaxed during his last season wjicn he was picked at a guard on one of the all-state football teams. Having proved himself as a man, as well as a football player, Everett was given a boost by some of the business men here, notably Clarence Wilson, a loyal Chick supporter, who arranged for him to attend Gordon Military College, a'a., on an athletic scholarship. After two successful years there he enrolled at the University of Arkansas and was all set for a great campaign with the Porkers when stricken with appendicitis just before the season opened. Before Everett -had a chance to perform with the Razorbacks, he enlisted in the service, and transferred lo the Paratroops. . . . But, due to a knee Injury suffered as a Chick, he was unable, lo stand the shock of the Jumps. ... He was placed In the infantry where he now serves. A letter came this week from him. He is somewhere in lUc Southwest Pacific, having recently arrived,?. . From what I Judge, he Is in the hospital with some sort of jungle malady. . . . But his fine letter proved he has lost none of his enthusiasm. . . it follows: PRAISES FORMER BUDDIES Pfc. E. A. Croslow (18113306) On. Co. 391st Inf. APO 961, % Postmaster San Francisco, Calif. June 25, 1944. Friend J. P.: I received your letter some time ago. You gave me n nice surprise, and I did appreciate all the good news. Only after reading your long letter did I realize that Blythevillc certainly has a fine representation of young men in the service. It made me feel bad to think that I too should have done better than I have. LcRoy Brown, Gene Hood, the Tiptons. Jimmie Crook, "The Rtppcr" (Walker) and the dozens of others you named, are the cream of the crop and I am glad to say that I know them. Had II ever occurred to you what . GOOD HEALTH DESERVES THE BEST WATER; Bad Health Demands It. CROSSTOWN'WHISKEY'IHOP , Main & Division Blylhevlllc, Ark. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may M mining your property. Call m« check-up without cost or obligation. EATS.. MICE AND ROACH CONTEOL M .GUARANTEED WORK „. - H. C. BLANXENSHIP Ing in other towns nnd slates, Icnv- )„[, BivthcvilTe with NIP st * ™»* °» "' -' ' 1 no losses. Up until then! JONES DOING H'EIJ, Well, "Joneslc", pitching lor a Senbee outfit allowed exactly no runs. He had 17 strikc- hcan , f pitched the top soltbi.ll pitchers o the East. He looked great against crs, ^ _ for a couple of years before entering the service as a Seabec. He ivns - member of the local police force.) I have heard a couple of ball _ lines since I've been In the hospital. Joe DiMaggio is playing with the 7th Airlorcc nml doing right well along with a score of other major leaguers. The scores ot a couple of games wcre 5-3 and l-o, In favor of the 1th Airforce. I lost my bill fold while going through the mountainous Jungles a couple of weeks ago. Of course, I lintl Die addresses of "Monk" and "Sonny. 'I'd appreciate them If you still have them "handy." Well, there is nothing that I can add of interest. Give all the fellows my regards and write when you can find time. Take care of yourself and let me know if any of the boys get knocked down. I am hoping this mess will be over before such n tiling happens to any more than it already has. Your friend, Everett. P.S. I was bit by the bug! Mon. Morn. I received one of your interesting "Dope Buckets". I now have the two jerks' addresses, and I'll remind you lo notice mine on the envelope. I'm no longer a para- Iroopcr. Thanks!" Pnramarines land nrmcd with pistols, knives, and sucks of hand grenades. ..... 0 (UP.)—Pete Fox, a Boston Bed Sox outfielder, .substituted for G<v>rgc the has been Case of Ihc Senalor.s American League squad all-star game. Southern League All-Stars Named Contest With Clicks Scheduled July 12th At Memphis Park BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July o (U.P.)—The South'* 1944 baseball Hall of Fame, the Southern' Association All-Stars, has hecn immcd. The all-star team includes players from each of the eight clubs in the circuit. The team will be automatically piloted by'Manager Larry Gilbert of the Nashville Vols when it meets the Memphis Chicks. The Memphis team clinched the split season's first half Tuesday night against (he second place Atlanta Crackers. Gilbert's team won the 19-13 all- star scrap. Tills year's all-star game will be played at Memphis on July 12. the . Case was Injured In Sunday's ontest between Washington. Cleveland and Youngest 'Genieroil' batteries be pitcher Howard Pox of Birmingham, with either Johnny Riddle of Birmingham, or Buddy Lewis, of Knoxville, behind the bat. Riddle' and Lewis, both player- managers, were unanimous choices of the 16 sports writers participating in the annual poll. Shortstop Charlie Brewslcr, of Nashville, and southpaw pitcher Frank Vevcrka. of Memphis, wcre also unanimously named to the all-star roster. Fox, who polled 15 votes, moved into the choice pitching spot, .sincu Vcverka was disqualified by virtue of being on the winning Memphis team. Little Rock's first sackcr, Billy McGhee, who was recently sold to the Philadelphia Athletics, has been replaced .by DeWitt Dunn, of Knoxville, the runner-up. Winners In the starting Infield arc Bill. Hart, of New Orleans' and Ray Viers, of Atlanta. In the outfield will be Atlanta's Lindsay Deal; the Memphis Chick's star one-armed outfielder, Pete Gray; and Dene MoJileagudo, of Cliattn- nc;jga. Also named on the squad arc outfielder Ben Cantrcll, of Little Rock; pitchers Ellis Kinder, of Youngest general in Uncle Sam's Army is 28-year-old Richard C. Sanders, above, of Salt Lake City, Utah, recently named ii temporary brigadier-general l>y President Roosevelt. Permanent rank of the USAAF veteran, a temporary colonel, is Ihal of firsl liculcnanL NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly *t 6:30 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday, at 1 Last Time Today "GUNG HO" with Randolph Scott FOX NEWS & SHORT Friday "TUCSON RAIDERS" with Hill Ellioll SKItlAI/ and S11OKT ; OX SEAT For The HORSE SHOW NOW ON SALE AT Kirby Drug Store—Main & Broadway and Russell Marr Liquor Store, 2nd Street RESERVE YOUR BOX SEATS NOW FOR 60c, Tax Inch For The SHOW HERE TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, July 11 & ]2 Sponsored By Jr. Chamber of Commerce 20th's Pride Here is llio insignia <jf the 20|h Air Korce, the U. 3. Army's newest and longest reaching arm. It consists of red and while Air Force symbol, wilh golden './ings, imposed on ultramarine globe background, symbolizing the,world-wide range of the big n-2fl Superfoilresses wilh which the 20th bombed Japan and will use in various war theaters. Memphis; Charlie Cuellar ol'Nasli- vlllc; and Dick .Miiimoy, of Allaiila Slated to take second spot behiw the plate is the New Orleans Pel';, Mike Ulkney. '• CHICKASAW West Main Near 21si St. Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:<: NJglit shdtrs !>:45 Except Monday, opens 6:<5 Continuous shows Sat. and Son. Last Time Today Double Feature "DISPATCH FROM REUTERS" with l G. ICabinson and STRANGE ALIBI with Arlliur Kennedy Friday and Saturday Double Feature "RIDERS OF THE NORTHLAND" with Charles Starrctl ami "RHYTHM OF THE ISLANDS" with Jane Frazee ,fc Andy Dcvinc .SEIUAL: "Adventures of the Flying Cildets" Comedy Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Last Time Today ittooktMorttoest MounteiLftBte totlietopiMthe News ot the Day Short Friday and Saturday 'Gaucho Serenade' \\illi Gene Anlry & Smiley Burncttc SKKTAI,: "Kinf of tiic bounties' Short Sees 81 (ini SOUTH DYFIELD,. Mass. (UP) — For the jKist 81 years, George Vf, Adams, 88, hasn't missed a single graduation exercise at Governor Dummcr Academy. "The first 50 were, the hardest," he conceded. 'Since I've become deaf, j don't mind those metaphors about the p of slate climbing over the unlnii) pea of trouble into the dawn of a bright tomorrow." When an Australian bulldog ant Is cut In two, the front and rear ends will light each other. TO CHECK >:*• GOOD/YEAR ^- TIRES -" Now as always, a new Goodyear is the NUMBER I choice of the most millions of motorists everywhere. The master mixing of the finest ayajlable materials! PLUS the low-stretch, Supertwist cord;' the'highi tensile, copper covered bead wire; and the precision- molded, sure-footed trend design gives you a. tailored tire for good going over more miles and months. Q4 Aflli Y • 1% v V,So, get a good one for your Grade I | Q certificate, a new Goodyear . . . here pimtjj now in the right size to fit your car, TRUCKERS! RECAP AND ROLL With' hew tires critically short, recapping may be your only answer to keep your trucks operating. 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