The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 24, 1949
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 194f BLTTHEVILLX (ARK.) OOUREBV NEWS Sums Gain Split With Cardinals Roe Pitches Brooks To 4-3 Win in Finale; Birds Take First 5-3 R.v Ralph Roden Like the tree, pennant talk ilooming In Brooklyn once again. Preacher Roe, slim 31-year-old .efthander of the Dodgers, Is ro- iponslble for the fanning of the Dodger pennant flames. Tlie Dodger outloot- was gloomy autil Roc, working with only two lays' rest, beat the league-leading 31. Louis Cardinals. 4-3 at Ebbets Field last night in the second half 3f a day-night ttouhleheader. Stan Musial and associates took the afternoon game. 5-3 to move three sames a: cad of the Brooks 5tend a Brooklyn losing streak to tour games and bring the undcr- ^|ker to the door. ^Old Pi-each, a former Red Bird ;ot off to a rocky start. Musial tagged him for a two-run homer In the first inning. The blow was the Card jtarV 22nd. Leftie Howie Pollet blanked the Dodgers over the first three inti- In?s. hut In the fourth the Dodgers came to life and .snlve-' him for two runs. In the fifth. Carl Furillo doubled home Pee Wee Rrece with the run that gave the Brooks a 3-2 lead. The Cards quieted the crowd in the sixth, as Enos Slaughter, the other Dodger tormentor, singled home Nippy Jones to tl the score at 3-3. • Roe Ots 10th Win Roe lightened up and held the Cards hitless the rest of the way. but not so Pollet. The 16-game winner gave up the winning rim tn the eighth inning with ••>- out, yielding consecutive doubles to Roy Cami>anella and Duke Snider. The victory was Roe's tenth compared to four defeats. Mwial and Slant-liter teamed to bat the Cards to victory in the opener. Musial laced out A homer and single nnd Slaughter contributed a -iplc, double and single to the c.v -Is' eight-hit attack. Meanwhile, all throe pennant contenders in the American League race \vcre defeated. The lengue- Irading New York Yankees were thrashed. 8-4. by the Tigers ir jjay game at Detroit. The runncmp Boston Red Sox were upset by the seventh place Browns. 5-4. In a night game at St. Louis. The third place Cleveland Indians bowed. 4-2 to the tail-end Washington Senators under the lights in Cleveland Lefty Hal Newhouser. with the Aid of home runs by Pat Mullin Vic Wertz and Eddie Lake stopped the Yanks, who still lead the circuit by two and one half games. Graham Homers Jack Graham's 20th home run FACT NO STRINGS^-Clyde LeForce of the Lions is no puppet, in fact he pulls the strings as quarterback in the Detroit National Football League entry's attack. It is easy to see the five-foot eleven- inch. 162-po\mder can depend on tackles Russ Thomas left, and George Hekkers for support during workouts at Michigan Slate Normal College in Ypsilanli. Meets lobinson Tonight In Non-Title Bout NEW YORK, Aue. V. (ft— Mid- tewelfht contender Steve BeUoiic •its the power of his mlghtj right against the all-around brilliance if welterweight champion Ray Robnson In a non-title 10-rounder In Yankee SUdlum tonight Balding, 30-year-olJ Sleve'a chances hln«ea on his getting In hard blow quickly. Robinson, beaten only 99 fights, ha be«n Installed a 1 to 3 choice to win. The odds may drop a few points by the time the ladlators climb into the ring. The winner h*s been promised i crack at either m!ddlewelghl champion Jake LaMotta or Marce! Cerdan. depending on trie outcome of the title tilt between King Jake and the Frenchman here Sept. 2» The contest Is being broadcast The boxers will welgl In at noon Bellolse has to make 160 pounds and he shouldn't have any difficulty. He weighed 159 yesterday to Robinson's 152. German Field Marshal Sayt Ht?'s Innocent HAMBURG, Germany, Aug. 2<. 'AP>— Former field m»rsh»l Erich Von Msmlein today pleaded Innocent to an Indictment charging him with IT war crime*. Von Marixteln Is on trial before a British military tribunal. The read- Ini of the »-page Indictment began at the opening of the trial yesterday tm' was not completed until I today because of Inlemiptions caused by l»?al argument. The 61-year-old former Wehr- marht officer is charged with war crimes allegedly committed while he aerved In various high commands in Polpi'd and Russia during World War II The charges include muss extermination of.Jews; Htrocltle.s against Polish civilians and war prisoners; forcibly employing Russian war prlsoneis on work connecter) with military operations and forcibly recruiting them to fight against the Soviet army. These Parents' Troubles Are Just Now Starting PHILADELPHIA, Aug. M. (API- Mr and. M r , Henry Smith may nave a little trouble setting their five-yen-old son to take bis afternoon nap from now on. When firemen tramped through the Smith home yvUrday, seeking the source of fumee that had filled the first floor, young Clinton Smith remained sound asleep upstairs By tiie time Clinton awoke. fire- Pearls are around worms. sometimes fosmed FIRED FROM BATTERS ? WONDER K men had dragged a defective refrigerator to the street and departed. "Boy," said his father, "was he rnad at me because I hadn't called him." Read Courier News Want Adi LMk* V The male hornbiU at Sumatra, Java, and Borneo, entente hi* wife In * hollow tree white she raises the young. While ImprU- oned, the female Is fed by the male on food pellets • wrapped to skin from his iwn B»rd. ITS AtL VEGETABLE WANTED Experienced Shop Foreman All Replies Strictly Confident/of Smith Pontiac Co. Phone 4293 of the season ruined the Red Sox. Graham connected with one on in the eighth off j ung Chuck Stobbs to enable Hie Browns to overcome a 4-3 deficit. Rae Scarborough cooled off the Indians, yielding only six hits to snap Wellington's 11-game losing streak. The Philadelphia Athletics retained fourth place, one percentage point ahead of Detroit, as Joe Coleman pitched and helped but the A's to a 4-2 victory over the White Sox In a night game at Chicago. The Boston Braves protected their one-game third-place margin o-er the Philadelphia Phillic.« in lh<; National loop, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates. 5-2. white the Reds edectt the Cincinnati Reds. 4-3 in 13 innings. In New York, the Chicago Cubs barely outlasted the Giants, 7-5. after Doyle Lade had pitched a two-hit shutout for eight Innings. Doughboys Eliminated From Legion Tourney 5UMTEH, S. C., Aug. 24. (fl'l— Tile Little Rock Doughboys were 'eliminated from the Southeastern American Legion Junior baseball tournament by Lakcu-ood of Atlanta, Ga., 5-3 last nli-ht. 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