The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 15, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 15, 1946
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PACT SB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.y.COURIER NEWS • SATURDAY, JUNK 15, 19.16 Vols Wins Twke From Crackers Twin Victories Put ;• Nashville Within . Five Games of Top BY HAROLD FOREMAN twUd Fracc Sports Writer £ ATLANTA, aa., June is. <.vf) — The Nashville Vols were Ilrmly en- tonched in s«ond position In tiic Southern Association standing^ to<*iy and had whittled the leading Atlanta Crackers' lead back down W five games after talcing a dou- »ie win from the ' Chattanooga lookouts last night, 3 to p and 9 Ui 5, ' •In the first game, a seven Inning one-man ting his s Seven Blytheville Horses to Compete In Paragould Show Blytheville will be well represented at Paragould's Sixth Annual Society Horse Show Monday ani: Tuesday. and more than that, some of the horse owners in and nround Blylhe- vllle are thinking seriously of spon- Mcrry Boy In the Paragould Show. ,Thls stud has won honors in scvcml other shows. Mr. Wylie also lins entered Sir Kid who won at Humboldt, Tcnn.i a few weeks ago and Prince Ace, a three-yenr-old he nns soring a similar event for this city. I just recently purchased imd hasn't ' ' ' ' , Leo Taardy pitched four- hit ball to rack up his ninth win of the year and record his thin. sirotoiit of the season in Sulpi.Jr Dell park which Is two more ihan ilie entire Vol staff tossed In the Nashville park during all of the 1945 season. Pete Tnomassle homered in third IKhlng of the opener but the Vols added two more in the fifth lor gbtxi measure. • The Vols got two more homers in the second game, Lcroy Paton hitting his fourth of the year with on and Ted Pawelek fjet- sfxth with the sacks empty. Pawelek now Is lied for the Jeague lead. . At Memphis, the Chicles swept fric'lr three-game series with the Little Ro;k Travelers by winning 4 to 2 behind the steady nine-hit pitching of southpaw Herman Drefs ririd moved to within one game tif the third place Lookouts. At Atlanta, Dick Mldklff pitched trie Birmingham Barons to a 4 to Z Sin over the Crackers as Itrsl- tiiiscmaii Bob Reid turned on "ftp former mates with a three-run fibrher. Charley Bowles slartcd for trie Crackers but left the game In Ififc first inning when he pulled <t muscle in his side. Wilbur Rcesev, $firj relieved him, was the vlciim olf the Baron attack which netted ie ,111(5. At New Orleans, the Pelicans score<) three runs in the first Inning ariti hung on to win 3 to 2 ovor tfi6_ Mobile Bears. The two Mobile ru'tis came on. a homer by Bruce Edwards in the third with a mate bri, base.. Dick pallahan went the rWnle for Uis Pels while Lcroy pfund afta Ed Smolko did the. tossing for «t£ Bears. "Tonight's schedul c calls for thrcfc J5»ines: Birmingham at Atlanta. Chattanooga at Nashville, and Mo- Bile at New Orleans. The other scheduled game, Little Rock a! IBemphis, will be played at a inter OTte. The Parngould show is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club in that city BS a benefit for tnc club's Underprivileged Child Fund and prizes of H.250 are being offered along with 24 trophies and ribbons. Earlier this week two of the Blytheville horse owners expressed the belief that little Interest woul-1 be shown in the Paragould event but other horse owners have decided not only to enter-their finest but also to undertake to arouse sufficient Interest here to enable Blytheville to have a horse show of its own. Blytheville horse, lovers next week shown yet. G. O. Poetz has entered Royal Allen, who won in Memphis and other circuits last year and So Well Remembered, a year-und-a-half old that he has Just purchased that will be shown In the model class. Little Glenda Lee Pocl*. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Poet?., lias enters! lier Shetland pony, Forever Amber, a show pony that has been trained as a walking horse and has won several shows around the circuit. A Shetland pony Is rnrcly seen In the Balking horse class. Jodie Nal>crs hits entered Black arc to have nil opportunity w MC Rm»Mcr, who has been around Ihc some of the South's finest horses cl ™ 1 , !t ,_ ll ^"! n . bcr of .. l !" lc , s ', when about 130 thoroughbreds arc * " to be brought here for an auction of walking horses with buyers in at least a dozen stales showing early interest in the sale. Knttred in ParafODld Show Noble Gill has entered Limelight, who hus won in the circuit also. Horses owned by Mr. Wyllc, Mr, Poetz and Mr. Nal>ers are trainee 1 find groomed by John McMurrLs, wli< las been handling fine horses for a H. W. Wyllr. lias entered Strolling number of years. Tigers to Meet Cdfuthersville Team Tomorrow Tiie Blytheville Tiger Indcperi dent baseball team Is scheduled to play the canilhersville Brown Shoe Factory Independents Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Caruthcrs- ville. Manager Monroe Bcstmrsc's Tigers will be gunning for their eighth consecutive victory against no defeats. In the first meeting between these two teams the score was tied at 1-all at the end of the 3rd Inning when the game was called because of weather conditions. A pitching duel was going on b=- tween J. I. Johnson, a mound star for the Tigers, and Chick Davi.s, nix ace pitcher for Caruthersvilln when the game was, called off. Blythcvillc's lineup for Sunday is: Jack Lafitte, c Billy Meharg, Ib Vic Wilson, 2b Bill DcLong, ss Jim Lutes, 3b Freddy Perry, rf A. c. Bunch, ct Marlln Griffin, If J. L. Johnson, p United States Players Attain Tennis Crown WIMBLEDON, Eng., June. 15. (UP)—The United States retained! the Wightman Cup in the first postwar renewal of the Internallon- K| Tennis Series today .when Louise pirtfugli ;of Beverly Hills, Calif., du- fgited tJoan'ibiitry, 8^6, 6-3, to give trie Americans a 4 to 0 lead over tfic British team. ill Conn's Stock Rises On Eve of Big Ring Battle NEW YORK, June 15. (UP)—As oc Louis nntl Billy Conn resumed x>xing preparations today for Wcd- esday'.s fight, big-time Ijookmakjrs e|K)rted heavy betting "in all sec- Ions," with Challenger Billy rc- etving "terrific" supiwrt. Meanwhile, 50 workmen, •'who uoved into Yankc Stadium yeslor- ay .continued setting up the ring ml laying out the field lor the ucw 100,000 ringside "bowl." Today's Games ' SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham at Atlanta. Chattanooga at. Nashville. Mobile, at fcew Orleans. Only games scheduled, NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Boston. Chicago at Brooklyn. St. Louis at Hew York. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia. , AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Chicago. New York';»t! St.. Louis. Washington at Detroit. Philadelphia at Cleveland. I have the best Steel Back Minnow that swims. Also the finest big black roaches —- "Lots of them," and worms that Gogg sure will hit. , For quality fish bait visit— . THE DIXIELAND DAITRY 511 Chickasawaba C. R. Collins, Prop. Mat 'Newcomer Is Booked For Monday Battle Red Roberts and Floyd "O^d Hickory" Byrd will match wits with Ted Bell and Chris Bclkas in a iag match on Promoter Mike Meroncy's wrestling card Monday night In the Legion arena. These matmen have appeared here numerous times with the exception of Bell wtio is a newcomer. Bell weighs aiwut 195 pounds, is a Greek. iincl a fighter that is ready to mix Ills ' talents and rough stuff if his 01>|)Q|ient ) ,i)^r£.'i the rough tqttlcfi and Roberts and Byrd, both mat; meanles can be dejKnded on to dlsh ! out plenty of action. Bclkits; also a 'Greek, Is a power*' ful muscle man with lots of skill unoY Claude Passeau of the Cubs Deals Dodgers Plenty of Misery BY CORNELIUS KVAN United Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, June 15. (UP)-Tin Brooklyn Dodgers, who bitterly oppose Ihc Mexican League In most with the bases full in the first Mining and a three-run homer In the seventh. Ted Williams hit his 15th homer for' Boston. Earl Johnson, who relieved Mickey Hauls in Little; Hock ,...24 34 .411 Mobile 24 31 .4H Birmingham . t 22 38 Ml NATIONAL LEAGUK W. L. Pet. Brooklyn 31 20 .!i08 St. Louis 20 21 .S8n Chicago '.. .. 2C 21 Cincinnati 24 22 23 2<i things, wouldn't be angered today the sixth, was the losser. If the Mexicans, who have taken I The Yankc e batting order came on c Dodger nemesis—Max Lamer to life to slug out, 12 hits and beat or the Cardinals—would come bucket. Louis, 6 to 1. Spud chandler for another, Claude Fasscau 01 tlie Cubs. Passeau has become more than In the 'two one-fall 30-mlnute Ume limit mtxtclies, Roberts will take on Bell and Byrd will meet Belkas in the preliminaries. 01 stopped the Browns with five hits, while Tom Hemich, Charlie K'llp, and Joe DIMagglo each got two a nuisance to Dodger pennant hits and Billy Joliawn got three, holies. He is a real danger, it was | Detroit took third place front the -veteran right-hander who shov- Washington—by a half-game—by ed the Dodgers their I'ece, shutout cut wesf^rirV trlp^C, for hi-' litchlng a'ndiiwo-ruii'ninth the cliff In. defeating the Senators, a to behind the fastball hurling O f Vit- iwo-run 'ninth fill Trucks. Stan Spencc homered Inning homer slartca thenv ''on a t»lc e for Washington, but he was Hogan and Ghezzi Lead Goffers, in U. S. Open CLEVELAND, O., June 15. HIP) — Baby-faced Law.son Little is a superstitious guy and he went 'out today . (for the final 36 holes of the U. S '• .KII Golf championship hoiVridlm e two leaders—Ben Hogan imd Vic hczzl—lu exactly the same pnsltion oin which he went on to win the own at Canterbury In 1940. He Is onc stroke back of Hogaii id v Ghe/.zl, who blistered Canter- ury's rough par for four strokes on icir first- two rounds for :i lol;\l of 10. They're the boys to beat. They tow It, Little knows it and so do 1 the fil others who shot 151 or cttcr and qualified for tile rounds Kiay. Legion Juniors Of Osceola to Play Champions The Osceola Junior American Le- tcam has played winning five and cm the only Dangerous hitter to Truckt. .wo Birdie Tebbcts led Detroit nl lint. A single by pitcher Umian Harris with the bases loade<l in Hie 13th Inning gave the Philadelphia Alh- DcKllscrs themselves,' who Kct dcs- Iclics two runs and a 5 to 3 vlc- i>crnl c when I'nsseau pilches and lory over Cleveland. Allic Reynolds five-game losing streak that their lead over tli^ Cards, to gnincs. Lnst night lie Threw b fiviT hitter and beat them again, 0 to 1. He had a lot qf help from IVie ' t'ion baseball eleven games, locing six, this season, it was announced txxvay by Steve Ralph.- manager of the club. . '] The Junjors have had to pluy about half of their games with Independent teams to complete heir schedule. ; The Little I\cf1f. poughboys, Arkansas State champions , will Iravcl to OsceoM next week to :>lay a game. ••-'-• Osceola will send boys to Trairi clcrs Field in Little Rock June 22 to try out for the All-American s baseball team sponsored by Esqujrc Magazine In conjunction with the Arkansas Gazette. Oscpola's remaining seven games will bo played on the home diamond. Tlie schedule is: June 16—Parkin Tigers June 19 Keiscr Independents : June 23—Manjla Legion June 26—Hot Springs legion July 4—Blytheville Legion July 7—Dycss Independents July 10-—Jonesbord Legion. do foolish things. With the scoro lied at I tn 1 in the third inning, Vie Lomhardi issued n walk. Pee Wcc Reese then muffed n throw I on an attempted force-out, and i Mike Sandlock threw deep into) right field trying u> pick a man scored without a hit. | Nashville went the route for the Indians. Baseball Standings Hy United Press SOUTHERN LEAGUE off first base, so the winning run ' Atlanta 41 22 'Hie Cubs made sure of the same Chattanooga „, on hits by Frank Sccory and Clyde Memphis . ."" 32 McCulloiiBh, hatting hi two more New Orleans runs It^wHS Passcan's 21th' victory | 32 23 34 29 29 30 30 .65 .502 .540 .525 .000 Joston Pittsburgh New York Phlladclplii 21 21 18 .553 -02J AU'J 25 .457 30 .412 28 ,391 CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costa So Little" Week Kays: Starts at 7:J« *,: AMERICAN I.EACTJK W. L. Pet. Boston 4i 11 .in,) New York 34 Detroit Washington . St. Louis . .. Cleveland . ChicaKO Philadelphia . 22 / 24 .Ml 24 ,! 22 SO 22 '.i2 19 30 15 37 .'12:! .40' Read Courlrr News Want Ads. FOR SALE Fresh Itivcr Catfish. Special prices to Cafes and fish fries. Cafe and laree orders delivered. MACK'S FISH MARKET I'hone G73 Osceola, Ark. Read Courier NCKI Want Ado. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 3-9, Chattanooga 0 (1st game, 7 innings). Birmingham 4, Atlanta 2. Memphis 4, Little Rock 2. New Orleans 3. Mobile 2. over E*»ok)j;ii;:fn-a major league cnrecr:;that.j< included three years with the Phillies. They have beaten liin 18 times. The 'defeat 'trimmed Brooklyn's ea<| over St. louts to a game-ana- a-half. The.Cards were rained out it New York 1 ,-'us was Pittsburgh ';<t I'hllndclplila. . ... Boston, led by Johnny Hopp and Tommy Holmes, tripped the Cincinnati Rctis, 4 to 1. A three-run splurge In the third off Eweli Blnckwcll settled the issue as John. ny Sain pitched a steady flvc-hlt- ler. Hopp got three hits and Holmes bntted In two runs. ' Wbitcy Platl was the whole show at Chicago, where the biggest nigM crowd In Whit,, Sox history—48,017 —saw the chicagoan s whip 'the noslon Red Sox, s to 5, and cut Ihclr lead over New York to nine linincs. Plntt batted in s j x ru nb with four hits .including n sinrrU. 4 Scad Courier Hewi W»ni Join the Ark. Automobile Club and enjoy it's many benefits YOUR MEMBERSHIP SAVES YOU 20 % ON AUTO INSURANCE Ivan R. VariPatten Your Safes Representatire 418 S. Lake St. Phone 2<J09 1000 RUG SALE To Open Our New Store We .were lucky. We bought a jobjot of throw '"'•''J ' 4 - 3 ' i'* v '''''ii ' Pi '• \*i'£\ -'[ If'''- ;Higsfat les$: than p};j |fj;i»j| j-u,'j s •; i i! !i : '•.'!( . *•' t • ' • ' ' * | f '•'' ' NOTICE TO CAR OWNERS 24-Hour "Rain Insurance"—25c If it rains within 24 hours after you have had your ear washed at our station and you are a holder of our Card, just present Card within 48 hours and we will wash it again— FREE! SPECIAL! WASH AND GREASE JOB $1.50. MARR'S AUTO SERVICE TOUR ONE STOP STATION MWM2611 ASH & SECOND Wilton Sample Rugs - Cotton Rag Rugs - Fringe Rugs For bedroom, bathroom and hall We wr/f sell these rugs in two groups:- i . Group No. 1-AII throw rugs regardless of Quality up to size 36x54 inches at $1.68 A Group No. 2 - All rugs size 36x54 and 48x72 Fringed any color any grade $3.28 'I You will never see a bigger bargain. 100 Smokers at 1.47 FOR SALE Concrete Culvert Tila Sizes 12 in. to 36 in. A. H. Webb Hwy. 61 at Stsie Line 1'hon: Blytheville 714 RADIO jt&fd 2 diy-S^<*«n ^ SM*.e PHONE 2642 We Call for and Deliver Fred Callihan Electrical Appliance Co. Aitborted Motorola K*dl* Baltond Borrio* 106 Sooth First St. "MAKE IT A MILLION!' HERE'S TRAVEL, ADVENTURE FOR Going abroad — seeing sights you may never sec otherwise — is just one advantage of enlisting in the new Regular Army. Over three-quarters of a million YOU! have joined tip already. MAKE IT A MILLION! Full facts arc at your nearest Army Camp or Post, or U. S. Army Recruiting Station. Room 305, Federal Bldg. Joncsboro. Ark. A GOOD JOB FOR YOU U. S. Army CHOOSE THIS FINE PROFESSION NOW; WRESTLING Blytheville Legion Arena Monday, June 17. 8:15 p. m. Adults, 3fic, Tax Oc—Total 4Sc. Reserved Scats 12c, Tax 3c—Total, 15c. Children's Scats 12c, Tax 3c, Total, 15c. Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on Roberts and Byrd 1 * ** ' • Belf and Bellcas Also 2 One-Fall 30-Minute Matches RED ROBERTS vs. TED BELL FLOYD BYRD YS. CHRIS BELKAS This is a beauty. Sold for $3.75. Only 100. Kirst Come First Served 144 Pictures, assorted, your choice. These sold for §1.95. First Come First Served. 78c NOTICE: Ml major applicanccs such as refrigerators, clrrlric stoves, washers and electric water heaters will hr delivered as soon as they have been displayed in our opening. These were .sold from our list in rotation. is your* name comes up. We wanl to invite you to tome in and see the General Klcctric line while we have samples of all models Ihey have made up to dale. We suggest Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, as \vc will begin to deliver the last' of the week Hubbard&Hoke Appliance Co. General Electric Appliances- 407 W. Mqin -IJcndix Washers Rlyrheyille, Ark, COME AND GET'E All Brands of Cigarettes per carton Tax Paid. Yes We Hove Plenty of Record Players RADIOS * GAS STOVES Electric Toasters Electric Irons t And Many Other Wanted Hard-to- Cet Items DIXIELANDsERVICE STATION Highway 61 — 31/2 Miles North of State Line I,ast Time Today UOIIHI.K FBAl'URK "Trigger Trail" witli Itod <:unieron ami Fuzzy Knight "Kansas City Kitty" with Bub Crosby and Joan D.ivi; •Serial: "Raiders of Ghost City" No. 10, also riirluon. SATURDAY OWL SHOW At 11:30 The House of Frankenstein with Liin Chuncy unit Ann Gwynnc Serial "llaunlrd Harbor" No. 15 Also Carluou Sunday and Monday 'Whistling In Brooklyn' wilh Kcd Skelton unit Jean Kogeta Also News unil Curloon ^^^r^^^^j RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:00; Picture starts at 7:15. Last Time Today , "Last of the Warrens" ail Action Hit also Disney cartoon, "Pluto's Kid Brother" Serial: "Haunted Harbor" Sunday and Monday 'MISS SUSIE SLAGLE'S' willi Veronica Lake, Sonny Tufts and Joan Caulfichl RKO News and- Short Oneri 7; Starts 7:30 : p'jn. AIR: CONDITIONED Last Time Today 'Dead or Alive' with Tex Ritter and Dave O'Brien Serial: "Jungle Raiders" Also Shorts Saturday Midnight Show STARTS 10:15 p.m. CHAKLIIJ CHAN IN— The Red Drago n with Siilncy Toler, Fortunin Bona- nov:i, Benson Vang. Also Shorls. Sunday and Monday Continuous Show Sunday 'Pride of the Marines' with John Garficlrt. Kleanor Parker, Dane Clark Paramount News Also Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVEKY NIGHT Matinee Saturday &. Sunday Box Ot«iis Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 1 JI.TH. Cont. Showing "ComrorfoD/y Cool" Saturday r«c ricrnisjK— "SHADOWS OF DEATHi., Serial anil Comedy f Admission He nnd 30-' SATURDAY OWL SHOW UNIVERSAL riCTUKK— 'SHE WOLF OF LONDON' with Sara Haydcn Plus Comedy Admission I4c and 30c Sunday and Monday KOX PICTURE— 'DO YOU LOVE ME' IN TECHNICOLOR wilh Dick lla.vmcs and Harry lames News and Comedy

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