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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 14, 1947
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MAY 14, 194T Horses To Be Auctioned Prospective Buyers In 28 Stales Show Interest in Event A sale of 300 Tennessee walking noises will bo held June 0 ami 7 i G Smith on Ills farm three Jialf miles. South of lliylhe- vilre on Highway '61. This s:ile is one of two held every year by Mr. Smith anil is expected to draw buyers from nea-:- ly every state. Reservations have been received to date from buyers in 28 states. Mr. Smith said today. Approximately 30CO buyers are ex- peUed to attend this sale, lio said. The sales will begin at 9 a.m. Friday. June C, and continue until 0:30 p.m. Auctioning will resume at 7 o'clock and continue until 153 of the horses have been sold. Sales will continue through Saturday until all the horses have been disposed of, Mr. Smith said. For this sale a ICOO-seat stadium hus been constructed at tile auction site. Mr. Sinilh said. The sU- eliinn is lighted nr.i\ contains office space, rest rooms and a restaurant, he said. BLYTHBV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Giants' Shortstop Continues Record for Nabbing Tough Ones Army Mothers to Meet LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. May 14. 'UP)—The sixth annual convention of the Arkansas Chapter of the U. S. Army Mothers will be held here tomorrow. Officers of the group will be elected at the closing session on Friday. Present commander i s Mrs. C, E. Boll or Little Rock. NEW YORK. May 14. (UPJ — It used to be that every time Mel Ott came to bat he set a record, but now that he sits on the bench directing the Giants, John (Buddy) Kerr carries on by setting a new mark each time he fields a ball at shortstop. ' They arc even beginning to speak of this long-legged 21-year-old speedster In the s aine breath with Marty Marion of the Cardinals, long regarded as the peer of ail shortstops In the game today. And small wonder that they arc. For Kerr, who set two major league records for shortstops last season by pluying 52 errorless games In n row and accepting 285 consecutive chances, took up his unbroken strings this year and now has a mark of 59 straight games and 323 stright chances without a bobble. Kerr led the way at bat and afield yesterday with four hits and four hard chances a s the Oianls blanked the lail-erjd world champion Cardinals at St. 'Louis. 5 to 0 yesterday on lefty Dave Koslo's two- hitter. ' Rookie Earl .Torgcson, getting his sixth homer in eight days and adding two doubles and a single, personally boo'sled tile -Braves to within Imlf a game of the leading Cubs by driving in five runs in. a 1 lo 4 decision at Chicago. , The Reds cashed in on eight walks and throe errors to decision the Dodgers at Cincinnati, 7 to on five hits. Brooklyn got 13 hits but Johnny Vandsnneer bore down when he needed lo and was helped by three double plays. lii Hits: 19 Huns The 'Red Sox crushed the White Sox at Boston, 19 to (i, getting 13 hits to Chicago's .17. Ted Williams hit two homers for Boston while •Hobby Doerr got one,.and Luke Appling and Murrell Jones lilt for the route for Chicago. Doerr also got a triple, double, and single, while Eddie I'ellagrlnl drove In four runs on four singles. The Yankees tied an old major league mark for the 19th time when Charley Keller. Joe DIMaggio, and Johnny Llndell hit consecutive homers In the sixth in 'a !> lo 1 rout of the rowns at ,New York. Keller, coming out of A bad slump, also pot another homer and single to lead the H-liit attack as Allie lley- noids pitched a three-hitter.- Hal Newhouscr came out of a f*L" I /*!• L. Chicks Climb League Ladder Better Performance On Mound Puts Skids Under the Lookouts ATLANTA. Cia., May H. (UP) — Doc Prothro Insisted while his team FAQ* FXTft floundered the tile Southern first few weeks of Association season Unit if he ever p,ol. the pitching te Chicks would start winning and, brother, (he Doc never diagnosed a toothache any better. Last .Sunday, Ihe Chicks moved Into Chattanooga, afier a dopresstyg four-game losing streak iu Wiishini;-' experience In Atlanta, Mat on the. Ion by |)itchhi|; the Tigers to a bottom of the Icnsue In company four-lilt, 8 lo 0 triumph. | with N'lishvllle. Their fill lire didn't The Athletics, who nt times are. look nny (no briuhl as they Incklcil ""'"""" --I---.. •---. ( ) lt , niyii-ilyhig Lookouts In a four- pamo road scrie.s But today, Ihe chicks were 1 practically incredible, handed the Brent Bobby Feller n 7 t» 8 defeat in Philadelphia in u game that wns unlrine in that both Cleveland and the A's made only four hits. Feller was Kivcn a -I to 0 lead in the first innini; in a rally in which Pat Si-crey hit n three-rim homer, hut the A's. liquidated it with four inns in their half when Feller walked five batters, and went on lo when Elinor and Sam Chapman hit homers in a three-run seventh inning. Yeslerday's Star — Rookie Earl Torgcson of the Hrnves who hit a homer, two doubles and a single, batlhif; in five runs win over the Cubs. .. ... - were flflh place and (he erstwhile se- cond-iihu'e Lookouts were In fourth just n notch above them—and by only n name and a half-margin at that. Following the Doc's prescription—the chicks yot tlie iiltehlnti Ploy Launched In Junior High Softball League Oin'niHji piny in (he Junior Hlyh Srhra.1 SoUbull league, unrtcr !ho Hi.msdiship of ,lhe lllj'lhevllle V, will KC\ midenvav (his afternoon when ih<> nine ktielos meet the Junior Cnrils at Walker Park, J. 1'. Gamut, .secretary of the Y mi- iimnii-i-d thb morning. leauue Is Loy Eich Team Wins 75-5 Over Electricians teams Efhuo Tummy Dorrls. Inirler fn« tbe r/J\ Eloli .Softball I earn, pllched five and two-lhirds hllle.; : , Innings while he and his Icummatc.s were olu!>- bing .two Charley's Klcclric ]i[tfn- ers for 13 lilts and 15 runs, cluwn-' 'tig Ihe !•:]«•:rlchins ir> to !> in tin- composed of torn, , lvs i „„,„,, of ,,„, „,,, oievllle Y ,<ifi- Ironi lllylheville Junior illl|<h said, and games will lie Chicks Defeat ,; Bluejays on Dell Diamond and they four straight over in a 1 to Cathlanooga. Te bclnlcd rounding Into form of 1 Homer Spraglns. plus victories by .hree absolute newcomers lo the Clilck staff accounted for the four Ken ATLOWZH P&fCES SHELTON HAS""'EM And They're Good! * ALL MAKES * ALL MODELS If you're in the market for a goofl, clean used car rpme to the SHELTON MOTOR CO., here yo'u ; ll lintl a good choice in fine running shape! We take special precaution in buying U f;e;t cars that ARE in good shape! SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY Sales W. Ash Service Phone 438 BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet 23 7 .71)7 IS 1 !•! ,(i30 15 14 .517 15 15 .530 12 IS .444 13 IB AiO 10 17 .370 11 19 .367 New Orleans Mobile . ..' Atlanta Chattanooga . Memphis Little Rock Nashville Birmingham . NATION At, I.EACUIR Chicago . . Boston . Brooklyn ... Pittsburgh . Philadelphia New York . Cincinnati . W. I,. . 14 8 . 14 9 . 12 9 .. 9 S 11 12 . 0 10 10 14 St. Louis 6 14 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Detroit 13 7 Boston 13 B Cleveland 9 B Chicago .....1111 New York 10 10 Washington « a Philadelphia i... 10 12 St. Louis 7 15. .COD .571 .47B .47-1 .411 .301 Pet. .050 .500 .500 A5T .311) vital victories, lopped off The Ulythevlllc Chicks wound up their 1017 baseball season yesterday afternoon by drubbing the Hi'l! Dim-Jays 10 to -1 on the Blue- Jay.s' home field. The win was the fourth for the Chicks iignlnsV two losses, both at Hie bands of the Mississippi County HiKh .S<:hoo! League champions, the Manila High sclwol I,tons. Lenn \vnldcn went the route for Pollvka's work in setting, down the Lookouts on seven hits last nisht tin- Chicks [jiving up i] hlt.s i'n" the Memphis won 4 to 1. He held them scoreless until Iho. ninth. New Orleans' Pelicans beat back seven iunliua played. The Chicks showered Dean, bluejay lunler 18 bUigles. . — ft .^.,. Lloyd KOI \ •/., Allantn's challenge lo-lhelr hcftr chick buck sloii. pounded 'bT.T a leamie by duiupinB .the Crnckers 5 :i50-| 0 oi drive to deep center field lo 2 am! evening n four-ijnmo set- but was On-own out trying to stieuch to. Byron Cook won his fifth .the long triple' Into a home rim straight victory as the Pels rode Wulilen. w ho bals wllli one hnnd out. n mnrgln achieved by three <| n e to a crippled right arm TTT; Ihe Ihird frnmo off Dcwey ih c horsehlde at a good clip. Kel- Adkins. A ninth-Inning homer by, nug three lilts In four trips to Atlanta Catcher Mike Ultsucy didn't hurl Cook any. , The Mobile Bears, whose blood transfusion line with the parent Brooklyn Dodgers In the most 'successful artery since (he U]g Inch, kepi five Dailies abaft the Pel- cans by winning Ihclr fourth straight from nose-diving Birmingham, 4 to 2. Roy Whltnker stopped the Hnrnns on five blows. •Nashville's Vols poked their the plaic. Dan caidwell, Chick third baseman also got three for four. The Chicks have four postponed gniiies to make up, but yesterday's game completed their scheduled j J. 1,. Johnson, third snckcr lor the Rich nine, \v.\vi-d ii l)l« IKII at the •Fleotrlclans' hnrlcrii, Tom ;;,\w- klns and Jesse Hums, rolli-i-lm:;,' lour .vinnlcs and a wulk in livi lillis lo the plate, led lliim-h, Midi liaseman. addi-,| his lilt In lit;; leani's hiUhiK siilai-U, l>y slap;iinr out two luinu? runs, one In I lie M'ccnd with two on and one In Hi's >evcnlh will. Hie b:is,-s I'mply. Clinpman led Ihe Ukclrldiiim nt Ihe plati-. Ketttnn two K in:ili-s in four t:lps. In (la- fastest p.\\\nv yet In lie played In She leaiiue. the Owens UI-IIB Htore nine (li-f.-ated rinlliii:.' -MotuL 1 Co., (i to ;i in one hum- and 10 uihmtes. The .Mtvlmnlr.s oulhll the iiill |)<!i1(ller.s f> In •!. bin Owens' hllr were more timely. Ted KLsher wenl the ro>Ue for MIC (1nu;i;ists nlvliii! uji live hlis. three runs, and three- bases nn balls. Harold Ward , ( larlt'd on Ihe mound [or Ihn Mei'!i:inli:s inn not In trouble In the third liiniui; and was relieved by NyUv; Wi-teh. | Qaiues 'I'lmisday nli;hl. \vill fln'l Sum Johns ineeliiu: Hays store and •Ark-Mo >l'uwcr mceiini; K:illb.v Wholesale. 1 The , ( H.nidJni!s Ixiy l-li'h -4 , Sam .lohtis 'I I Salllm \VliiiU-sale I I'lillllps .Mi.l.n ].. 1 ns 111 HI; 1 Chandler Says Durocher Ban Nor Permanent CINCINNATI, O.-i May H, (UP) — A. II. (Happy) Chandler, commissioner nf busclmll, squelched nimbi's tixltiy llitit he would not. permit Hrooklyn's suspended manager, Leo DurwhiT, to return to the club for I he 194(1 season, provided Unit lie is still winiled there. CliiimlliT, who wus approached by newspapermen at the .Uruuklyn- (Hiu-lmiiiil nljilit name, was told that mnnburoiis persons were asking a- buul n-iwrts that Dnroeher inlj;IH never be pennllted to return to (he name. "Here Is how I \vJM answer lhal," he said, "Charley Urr&U'n of the New York Yankees wns .suspended for ;t() duys iimi so fur us I know he'll be I'l-ruiy to no back to coiiclilni; in » couple of days. The same noes for Durocher, - '•* "When a. man s»rr« hls.Une In he pwillenljary, they *ti hlmifree, Ion 1 1 they?" Florida has about twice* as much avtrayc rainfall » California. f New Theater • Manila's Finest Kh»wi EVERT NIGHT Matlncc Satwday * 8wMl«y Box Opens Week Dmyi 71M p Wednesday and Thursday "Her Sister's Secret" A PnO Picture with Nancy Coleman Sekcteil Short Suiijecis I Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 1::IO p.m. season. Conch Joe Whttley .Malrd lodny Ihal two Dailies with Osceola. one \vith Dell and one with Shnwncc, were imstponed dnrlni; the regular season and wonHi be |)!nj'[ ( ! but the dates when the will be plnycd will noi l:o Hays Store Charley's nice. 1 rim UK I) l.tril .Mill .tl'JO Wednesday and Thursday Wall nisnejs "Make Mine Music" (lii Tenhnlrnlor) ] ; «x IMuvU'tano News Also SlinHs RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. KKO Nr»s and Shorts Wednesday' & Thursday "SCANDAL in PARIS" with (leorge Sanilers, Slfriie Hasso News and Short . ,, „ • ,, above the cellar over Dlrmlnghnin fc,,'.vvu until Ihe latter uar; of t!.e by taking a 3 lo 2 decision from worll Ullle Rock behind Leo Twardy's I — '•• eight-hit hurling. New Eviction Tactics Charged to Landlord CHICAGO, May 14. (UP)—Ro- bert W. Clrltfllh complained today that his landlord, seeking lo evict him, has recruited a 12-p;cce band which plays all .nlglit long In the apartment beneath his. Read Courier Kowi Want JUta. IN BOTTLES AND AT FOUNTAINS Yesterday's Results SODTnKRN-r.EAGTIE Memphis 4. Chnttanoosa i. Nashs'ille 3. Liltle Rod; 2. New Orleans 5. -Atlanta 2. •Nashville 4, Birmingham 2. NATIONAL LEAGUE 'New York 5. St. Louis 0. Boston 7, Chicago 4. Cincinnati 7. Brooklyn 5. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 19, Chicago C. New York 9. St. Lonjs 1. Detroit 8, WashiTiEto'n 0. Philadelphia 1, Cleveland (i. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Nashville. Atlanta at Mobile. Kirminijhain at New Orleans. Little Rock at Chattanooga. AMERKAN LEAGUE St. Louis -it New York. Chiei.RO at Boston. Cleveland at Philadelphia. Detroit at Washington, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at St. Louis. Boston at Chicago. Brooklyn at Cincinnati. Philadelphia al I'itlslnn j;h. If It's Wedding Bells . . . Or An Anniversary- Then it's the "parly" wines that you need—wines to set out for guests! Yes, and ideas on serving them—easily and well! You'll be glad to know about our free booklet "Wine for Party Time", with ils helpful recipes It gives everything from a delicious Sherry Ola-Fashioned lo an economical Champagne punch! \Ve havo .special features among our many festive wines, too. Valuer, like these: P cpsi-Cola Company, tonj Island City, tf. i*,'' ?ranchised Holder: Pepsi-Cola IJotllinir C». of RlythevilU CREST A BLANCA SHERRY $7.50 Large Bottle (8 ITALIAN SWISS-COLONY PORT $1.00 Large Bottle (8 PADRE TOKAY ... . • $7.25 Large Bottle (8 VAL BROS. CHAMPAGNE $3.69 Large Bottle (8 IMPORTED CHAMPAGNE $6.50 Large Bottle (8 Imperator Pink Champagne $4.50 Large Bottle (8 to 12 servings) to 12 servings) to 12 servings) to 12 servings) to 12 servings) to 12 servings) Don't forget—we will lend you our glasses for your party. No cliarprn except for loss or breakage! FOSTER'S LIQUOR STORES 107 We$» Main St. • 106 N. Broadway FARM MACHINERY LAGGING? Save Costs By Repairing Now! Don't let that little knock or kink in your farm ma- chinery grow any bigger. It will pay you lo call us now for a careful checkup on all your machines be- fore the season wears on ... and priceless machinery wears out! We Service All Types Farm Machinery! Your Farmall Dealer DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks Father's Day Is Juno 15th ^_--. ^; .'i .->$/ MOl" -/-a-m •^f^-^r Famous Brands In Sporting Goods! If.your. I' ;i sporls-iuhidcd guy (and whose Pop isn'l) your jiifl problems :iro solvci!—right luTc'aiid now. Within our walls you'll find the largest and lu-sl collci-lion of siiorlK equipment in-lov/n. Fishing Kcav. lenni.s nickels, [runs and everything under the summer sun Dail wanls. You can't go \\TOIIE bceaiise Dad himself Imys his biiiiipmetit from us! ' ."" " HARDWARE CO.Inc HOME OF FAMOUS BRANDS 126 W.MAIN ST. PHONE 5i5

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