The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 15, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 15, 1947
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Lookouts Win travelers Chattanooga Team v Stages Comeback After Losing 4 Tilts •ATLANTA, Ga., May'l4. <UP) — There were definite signs today that erU*NicliofI's Chattanooga Lookouts h»4-'conie out of their 'disflsterous sltjhip and stil! coulrt be counted lipp^ to make jilenty of trouble around Hie Southern Association tlits • Summer. 'badly mauled by the Memphis Clicks .in a four-game series in their home i><uk, the Lookouts seemed to be in for another lacing at the hands of LiUle 'Rock last nlghl after the Pebbles balled 'Nooga starter Hal Tocnes from the slab in the first with a four-run outburst. •But fireman Alex Zukowski choked off tiie offensive of the Dickey- men and held ilicm to a lone tally the. rest of the' way. Meanwhile, the Lookouts were blasting Pebble Act Al Picchota and two other twirlers for 17 bingles. -Bob Mavis contributed a homer for the iRocks in the fourth with Gil Conn slam- mine the spheroid over tlic fence Change of Pace moved Chat-1 a half game for the winners. Tile 14 to 5 victory tanooga up lo third, ahead of Atlanta. The Crackers, seeking to whittle' clown the lead of second place Mn-j bile, failed to hit with men on the •bascpitlis and'bowed to the ears 5 to 2. Mobile backstop Cliff Dapper ranced out a round-tripper. The Pelicans could do nothing last nifjht with the serves of Birmingham's versatile Ze?. Eaton anil the visiting ar<m s chalked uji a 7 to 2 triumnh. ICaton. wlio on occasions ii'tclrls a Mf, tat us a pincli- )lU .!sr, .Hmiled .the Buds to six The professional football Philadelphia Eagles' halfback Sieve Van Huron wails for the pilch al Philadelphia's Shibc' Pai' 1 -. Van Burcn borrowed an Athletic uniform ami worked out wi... Den Chapman's Phillies just to keep in shape. THURSDAY. -AFAV 10, !'J17 BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LKAOUK W. I Sew Orleans 23 g Mobile '19 12 Chattanooga 16 15 Atlanta 15 15 Memphis 12 16 UUIc Rock la 19 Nashville n 17 Birmingham '12 19 Pet .613 .516 .420 .'393 .387 AMERICAN' LEAGUE W. L. Detroit 14 •) oston 14 9 Cleveland 9 8 New York 10 10 Chicago 11 12 Washington 8 10 Philadelphia lo 12 St. Louis 7 15 Nimrods free Tomorrow to Fish for Bass NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Chicago 14 8 Boston 14 9 Brooklyn 12 LO Pittsburgh 0 9 •New York 10 10 Philadelphia 11 12 Cincinnati 11 14 St. Louis 6 15 Dizzy Month of Play in Majors Confusing for Diamond Experts NEW YORK, May 15. (UD—One* div.zy month of the hascb:il| season was "out of this world" today ) and the 30-day reign of coiilu.sion i makes Ihc picking of. possible prn- nant winners much more difficult now than when the campaign be- .Ppor pitching Ims cost the usually. Ba "- Jwnyj^.littllng Kaslirilie nine plenty! At the start it was almost a fore- °f ,ball .games, this campaign, but gone conclusion that Ihc St. ixiiiis lostf-night iheVols combined a SI Cardinals and llnslon Hod Sox to -2 -decision over- Memphis. Mill would repeat and bookmakers, here EckTjflrdf'liSiicilcd "the box duties and in other major league ctlles. for the visiting 'Chicks. The Vols listed them as odds-cm favorites. had n monopoly on the four-base clouts in the fray with George By- nrn and Roy Eastcrwood bath chipping in over-thc fence clouts. Centra I icCoa! Co. Indicted in March Mine Explosion HASHVILCE, III.. HMy 15. (UP)-A granO jury returned Iwo iii(lic:l- mer.ts 'yesterday ~h.-,r« nj tht Cer- frnlis Conl Co:np.iny with ncsli- - sc-nco at tlic mine ulie.x! Ill mln- r-rs were killed in an explosion Mr.:c-h 25. - Tlic indictmcnls voted by tlic Washington ' County Grand . Jury chnrgecl the , conl cumixu-.y with "wilful neglect to do things required" by>thc Illinois State Mine Safety Code. Tbe mine di.iaslcr at CsntrnliK. Ilh, wns one of (lie experienced in n U. 'S. mine, and it led tor the mine saicty holidav which shut down the soft coal minis for days oti (lie orders of John L. :Lewis, chief of the UiU;eil Mine . Workers Union (AFL). • 'tftcn Gives CJtxKl Measure DI'NUBA. Cal. (UP)—Mrs. Helen Weise hns a hen which suddenly stepped up production to where she .-lias been lasiiu; eggs four nnd one-fourth niche s long — apjiroxi- nii\tely twice the size of rcgulur ones. Furthermore, she lays one each day. Some of-the c'trgs contain' another egg, complete with shell', inside. |jim -Coolair Now neither team is top-choice among the bookies, but Ilif fog is so thick on the baseball horizon that there is little agreement jis to which tennis .should succeed the Cards and Red Sox as favorites. One New Jersey ooktnakcr .snid he wns now quothig the Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves and Brooklyn Dodgers ai 2 to 1 nnd ihp Cardinals "r. little behind at 11 lo r>." The fact that the Cards arc more than a little behind in the pennant campaign in dead last place, didn't concern him loo much, because he said "St. Louis is a notoriously slow starter." He figured the Detroit Tigers as 9 lo 5 favorite in he American with the Red Eos at i lo 1 and the New York Yankees ind Cleveland Indians at •! to 1. The National League's best "dark lorse" bet. the New York Ginntu, naintaine.d their y .hcx" yesterday over the Cardinals, beating Ilicm, to 4, at St. Louis for their lillh straight victory over the world chainpions. A six-run rally in the fourth, which sent Mtirrv Hickson to his firth straight defeat, clinched the victory. Walker Cooper nnd Willard Marshall hit key triples in the big B. Ron Northey hit a two-run Cardinal homer in the sixth to knock out starter Larry Jansen aflrr which Ken Trinkle pitched three scoreless relief innings The , Reds over Brooklyn at Cl ;. 2 to 0, on F.well BlackwoH's six-hitter, lefty Joe Hatlen yiclu- cd only four hits but one of them was a homer by Tom Tatum. wh<i used to be a Dodger himself. Ta- Inm, sold to the Reds Tuesday, also drove in two runs wilh a single in Cincinnati's opening victory over Brooklyn. Bert Haas got the other threo Red hits and scored the other rim. Joe Dobson, given an early lead, pitched the Red Sox to a 5 to 1 win over the White Sox at Boston. The winners .scored all their runs in the first three innings, knocking out Orval Grove with three in the third. Leon Culbeisou and Hal Wait- ner made two hits apiece for Boston. Freddie Rulchinson won his fifth game for Detroit, 3 lo ?. over the Senators at Washington- The Tigers scored the winning run in Ihe ninth on n walk to Eddie Lake, a single by George Kell. ami Roy Cnllciibine's infield out. Pat Muil- who pot two hits to boost hi"; i.-jjor leapiie leading average In 41 started a two-run Tiger rally the sixth with a triple. All other major league gLimc c SoftboH Score Soars as Eagles Win From Cards The nine Eagles swamped the .Junior Curds 32-lo 8 in the opening game or the Junior High School Softball League nt Haley Field yesterday afternoon. The Eagles remained In front all the way nnd never received a sermon.'; from the Cards. The majority of the Eagles' runs were M'ori'd in two- 'oig innings with 10 being pushed across in the third frame mid eight being scored in the fomlh .stanza. The ncaly formed league Is under Ihe sponsorship of the Blylhe- ville V. with J. ['. Garrott. V secretary, acting e. 3 director. The league is composed of fcnir team? from Blythcvlllc Junior High School. At present each of the four teams will play only one game a week but Mr. Garrott pointed out that as soon as the present school term ends, each team would piny two games weekly. The Hobcats and the Zebras will olay their first game Friday afternoon. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE "Nashville 9, Memphis 2. Chattanooga 14. Little Uock 5. Mobile 5, Atlanta 2. Birmlnchum 7. New Orleans 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE •Boston !i, Chicago 1. netroil :!. Washington 2. St. Louis at New York. rain. Cleveland at Philadelphia, rain. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 2. 'Brooklyn 0. New York 6. St. Louis 4. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, rain. Boston at Chicago, cokl and wet grounds. After today aniilcrs of Arkansas, will be able lo tell their fish yarns' out in the open as bass and art!-] ficial bait season officially re-opens Pet. at 12:1)1 a.m. tomorrow. .G07 Spawning season for the slippery .ay) Kiss cnil.i today and therefore the .520 state iftiv that protects the members! .5001 of the finny tribe during this per-1 .4181 iod, c:uls. | .444 Joe Whitley, state game warden for Mississippi County, today warned fishermen of the county of the .-late laws concerning ilic puichas- inj; of fish ing licenses. "The law Pet says," Mr. Whitley slated, "that all persons 10 and older, who use nrli- .609 licial bait or minnows and w'no .545 fish from a boat, regardless of what .500 type of bait used, must purchase .500 a state resident fishing license." He .41« also wamcd that oul-of-slatc rcsi- .440 dents who fish in this state must .28' pnichiise ii non-resident license order to fish in Arkansas. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Nashville, night. Atlanta at Mobile. Birmingham al New Orleans. Little Hock al Chattanooga. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at New York, night. Cleveland at Washington, nifiht. St. Louis at Boston. Detroit at Philadelphia. NAT I ON AT, LEAGUE Boston at St. Louis, night. 'New York at Chicago, night. Brooklyn at Pittsburgh. Philadelphia at Cincinnati. One-tenth of the population Chelsea, London suburb, is con posed of people G. r > years of age more. 25 Lose Lives In Film Fire In Italian City ROME, May 15. (UP)—The death toll in Rome's worst fire in recent years rose to 26 dead today as tired lirrmen continued lo comb the made it two s.ralghl• H'"^'* 111 ;- Mi " cl ; vft pilnl .£ a : b " ! ! ( !- •MnrSnnnl! win- " ' bodies that may still be 1ml- .mcinnnli. wm (1( , n jn lh( , towcr[Mg miiss (>[ wrcck _ nge. Two officials of the film distributing company were arrested for investigation of charges of violut-* ins safety regulations by allegedly storing an rxi-cssivc amo'uut of inflammable reels. Police said an estimated 3.21(0.00(1 feet of film had bei'ii slacked in the building. The fire began in a one-story annex last evening, spurted up giant pine tree and into the fifth floor of the main building. Flames touched off explosions of movie film on the fifth and fourth floors. «evc postponed because of rain. YcMmlay's Star—Ewcll Ulackwcll nf the Reds, who pitched six shutouts in winning nine games last year. i\n<l \vho .scored his first 1947 ••white-wash" with n six-hit. 2 to 0 victory over the Dodgers. Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Plione 2043 1044 Chickasawha Four 'Y' Soft bo SI Teams To Play Tonight Seeking their second win in us many starts, tlii, SMII ojhns softball nine will take on the Huvs Store team in the iirst game r.f the Blytheville Y Softball League tonight al 8:00 nt Walker Park. The pool shooters defeated the Charley Electric ;ii::e in (heir first game of the season last week jr. n game that locket! like ever;.thins but a Softball tilt. The Johns' nine will he fighting to retain ttioir •Josition at the head of the loop ilong with two other teams. The spco'.id ijunic of 'the evening vill find the Ark-Mo team mcet- «B Salibn Wholesale nt D:3D. The Sfiliba team, having won the first ill last week, share iop honors in • he league with the Johns nine and he Loy Eich «)uad. Dart Ball Teams Meet Tonight for final Tilts The final games al the Ulythe- villc Y dart ball Isnrjue will Me played tonight in the Y rooms. The leauue-li'adiny First Presbyterian team will meet the second place team from First Oln-;:;t:an. A win by the Christian team would throw the sccond-lrilf lc;i&j'.ie lead into EI two-way tie aiul lorce a lilay-ufr between them ntul the Presbyterians to decide the second-half championship. The Christians won the first-half chamijionsluo. and should the E J rcs' defeat them tonight, the two teams would meet in a play-oiT to decide the city championship. In the second game tonight, the rirst Methodist squad will halt lithe Lake Street Methodist team. PILES Hurt Like Sin! But Now I Grin Thousands change tttH'tnrx formula to relieve roans to grlna. UM discomfort ol piloa. Sent clrugglstn by notej Thornton & .Minor Cllnti:. Surprising QUICK palliative relief ol pain, itch, irritation. '1 emla to soften, aiiritik awolling Ua* ^oc/oi-4 1 way. Oet tuLa Thornton & Minor's Rectal Ointment or Rectal Sup- iia»ttortea today. Follow l.«*»el directions. 1-or f>ntr- ftt alt dni(f storud everywhere- New Theater Manila's Finest Hhowa EVERT NIGHT Matinee S;iturilay & Sundaj Box Opens Week Days 1:(XI p.i SaL-Hun. 1 p.qi. Coiit. Bho«Ui| Last Time Todfly 'Her Sister's Secret" A PRO I'iclure with. Nanry Ci>li? Si'lui'led Short Subjects Friday 'Spoilers of the North' with Paul Krlly, Evelyn Ankers Also Shorts Pius Cooling You flick n switch and. a coolinq breeze comes flooding through every room in your home!, healthful oulside air Is drawn in through doors and windows nnd up through an attractive ceiling grille or automatic shutter into a suction box in the attic. The COOLAIR PAN, mounted in the box, blows the air outdoors ;igaln through attic exhaust openings See the COOLAIR FAN In our stpfe; you'll want it for your home. Terms can be nnangcd But don't wait, hit weather is Just around the corner I Coolair.. . Made in the For Southern South Climate! RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Open nl 7:00 p.m.; Starls 1:30 p.m. . I Last Time Totlay SCAKDAL in PARIS" with GeorRc Sanders. Sisne Ilasso News ;uid Short Friday and Saturday "WHITE STAULION" \iilh David Sharpc. .Iranette W.Udo Cartoon A Illh Chapl. -Tnlem! Operator M" Last Time Today Walt l)!snr>s "Make Mine Music" tin Technicolor! 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