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PAGE MX BLYTHEVILLE (A^K.)' COURIER NEWS Crackers Reduce lead of Pelicans - Atlanta Hurlers Get Measure of Batsmen From New Orleans Ga,, May 19. (UP)— JiMiager Fred Walters of Ihe New Orfcths Pelicans, saw a possible pit- fan today In the artful rlghthand- «* slants of a. couple of veteran Atlanta Cracker twirlcrs. Walters, whose Pelicans have sot lii« Southern Association pace thus Ja¥v~in Ihe .season, watched the uncanny tossing of Dcwey Adkins •Dl Chunky Stan West whin his sluggers in two' games yesterday, and cut the Pelican league-lead to a trifling two-and-a-hulf games. • It could have been , worse. Thc lead could have been sliced lo one game, had the second place Mobile can trounced the Birmingham Barons in both ends flf a doublchead- ef. Atlanta won both games, 3 to 2 and 4 to 3. •But the .pelicans were lucky. Mobile bowed to Ihc Barons in the opener of their noubleheacier, 9 to 7,'and the second game was called by officials when the Beats had n healthy five-run lead in the fifth inning. •Mobile is likely to get credit for a win in, the nightcap alter totals are presented to league-President Charley Hurlh for a decision. If •Mobile is declared loser, or if the game is called "no contest," the standings will still show the Pelicans with a three-game margin as of today. • Chattanooga took sweet revenge on tlie Memphis Chicks at Russ- •ood Park in Memphis yesterday, winning both ends of a twin bill, 7 to 6 and 6 to 0. 1 Uttte Rock's Traveler were out- hit by the Nashville Vols in the opener of a scheduled doublcheadcr at Little Rock, and lost 9 to 4. The Vols scored nine times on 18 lilts and Leo Twardy limited the Pebs to four tallies on 11 safeties. The game was called because ol Amputee Gets Ted Williams' Bat Riley, Moody To Battle Omar And Alexander "Glenny" Brann, nge-ll, who now knows that hi:; Ices luivj keen nnputalcd, gels a good look at an autographed hall and ijuO given by Ted Williams. "Cilenny's" mother is holding the but. Brann ost his legs due to burns he received from :i childish prunk v.'lulc )laying In Maiden, Mass.ichusctls. (NEA Tclcnhoto.) dvkJicss at inning with the end of no score. the first Hapless St. Louis Cardinals Lose Twin Bill to Philadelphia NEW YORK, May IB. (OP) — Only a miracle can save the St. Louis Cardinals now. That was what the boldly-etched Handwriting on the wiill said today ibout the once proud and jaunty world chanmlon Reel Birds. Pitching was at fault in the first ;ame and hitting in thoi second yesterday as the Cards blew- a double header to the Phils at St. Louis, 6 to 3 and 1 to 0 in 12 Innings. Murray Dickson dropped his sixth straight game in the opener in which Philadelphia made 1G hits. Ocorgc Kurowskl homered for St. Louis. Ken Raffcnsbergcr out- duelctl Al Braxle in the second Rnmc battle of lefties, winning when Schultx singled, went to second on a wild pitch and scored on Emll Verban's single. The Athletics made it a big (lay for Philadelphia and a very sad one for St. Louis by knocking off Hie last place Browns twice, 4 lo 3 and 5 to 2 to move into sixth place. Late rallies produced each triumph Sam Chapman getting a ninth Inning homer after which Bingo Sinks singled and pitcher Ucnn.v Oalehouse walked three men tt orcc home the winning run in the pener. In the second game the broke n 2-nll tie with three uns in the eighth, all unearned The White Sox also utilized lutt. allies to win 4 to 2 and 3 to 2 Icclslons at Washington whicl Iroppccl the Senators to seventl place. Thurmnn Tucker's twi nil double game relief pitcher Ear iarrlst victory in the ninth in (Uc irst game while the white Sox scored the tying run in the ninth on Luke AppUnR's single and the clincher on Murrcll Jones' long fly as Orval Grove pitched the second .rimnph. Joe Gordon returned to Yankee Stadium to plague his ex-males, iltting a homer and two singles to Jack up Bobby Feller's pitching as the Indians beat New York, 5 to Allic Reynolds, who came to Nc\v York in the trade for Gordon, was the losing pitcher, getting batted out III the 12-hll Cleveland nltacV. Feller walked six and struck out. six in winning his firth game. The Braves held their slim halt Bnme first place lead in the Na- llollal by dividing at Cincinnati, wlnnl "B 3 to ' nf( « Ewell Black- wc " '"^atcd Ihcm. 2 to 1 with his whiplash pitching. The Reds - The booster club was recently re- ^"chcd the first game in the Instated in this area pftc.- several " mlh whc " Denny zicntaia and years of Inactivity. Sixteen membeis Eclrtio Miller hit successive doubles have paid membership ones since charlcv Barrett was the srcom: the club reorganization meeting o S amc winner, geftm» his first de- April 29. The memoershi;) drive cision. a five-hitler, ciosed Thursday, he -aid. I Thc Dodgers handed the slumping The name of S. H. Williams was Cllhs thcir (itl11 straight loss 4 to Crooner Crosby Two-Way Loser In Celebs' Match -WASHINGTON, May 19. (UP) — Th« golfing c»an was kiddlny Crooner Bing Crosby about takiuj & double beating from par today. Hot only did lie go over regil lation par figures yesterday in tin National Celebrities Golf Tourna ment,'but he was beaten out lo the prize in his division by Ban J^rr II, president of the 'Maryland Jockey Club. Parr had a 36-liolc score of 153 while Crosby was second with 159. - The big victor in the meet was the aging Gene 'Sarazcn, who had a, t»o_day score,of 142, two strokes In front of the immortal Bobby Jbnes. •The tournament was put on by tlie I>epartment of Justice as part of its' campaign agnlnst juvenile delinquency. -• 'Participants included Gen. Dwiglit D. Iscnhowcr, Adm. Chester Nimilz,' former heavyweight boidiig champions Gene Tunney an<j Jack Dempscy, Cartoonist Ham Fisher. Band Leader 'Fred Waring, G«n. Omar Bradley, Song Thrush HUfcgardc and ex-New York Giant Pifchef Cral Hubbcll. R>und for iiound the best golfer in the lot was ' slender Mildred CBabe) Didrickson Zaharias, famed woman athlete and the nation':, foremost feminine links star, who had a 148 total to win the womens' division. U. of A. Booster Unit Here Has 117 Members J. Louis Cherry, nrcsitlcm. of the CWckasawba District Ila?.ovbatK Booster Club, announce'.! today Ilia the club now has a lo'.al of 11 OIIK- blows at Pittsburgh, Franklo Gustlne personally accounting for 7 to C triumph for the Bugs in hrj opener with a two rim homer :i the eighth nn ( l n two run double i the ninth after which New York won 11 to B with Ernie Lombardl's wo Ihrcc run homers for most of he Giant runs in the first game, nit the Pirates came up with six •un.s in the lust two Innings to snap a five game New York win- ling streak. Hank Grcenberg also lilt three run homer in the seven Inning nightcap, called because of the curfew. The Detroit, tit Hoston double lieadcr uns rained out. With the returning of Tex Rllcy, fho junior heavyweight title-holder, to the local mat, wrestling fans of niythcvlllc will witness a variety of wrestling styles on tonight's program as Rlley and Jack Moody match holds with Al Alexander and Prince Omar, at Ihc American Le- ginn Arena. Tonight's match is one of the most unusual ever held in the cal arena. The booking Is unique In the respect that Alexander arul {(.vmr, for the past two weeks, 'lave appeared to be bitter enemies. Alcrandcr unrt the Persian Prince have faced each other from opposite corners of the ring for the past two weeks, and last weck'r meeting of the two grapplers was almost massacre as the bant an Persian and the giant-like Canadian slugged It out with Alexander finishing on top. •However, Omar and Alexander are both veterans of the trade am Alexander proved last week tha he can get as rough a-s any op lionent when the occasion is right The prattling Persian is respected by ninny grapplerx for his rougl iinc! tumble tactics. niley and Moody arc also veterans having appeared here many occasions and both have quite a following of local fans. The blimp- like Moody is an ex-tackle from the University of Tennessee, and knows how to use his 2311-pound Irame to an advantage. He Is a quiet little [ellow that likes to play rough when Ills opixments want It that way. Tex 'Riley's title speaks for his ability. He obtained the jewel studded belt which Is the symbol of the champion, the hard way. The agile grappler needs no introduction to nlythcvllle fans as he lias appeared on tile local program a number of times. In the two oiie-ljall preliminary bouts, the champion will swap holds with the Prince and Alexander will lake on Moody. Starting time is 8:15. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Orleans 2* 11 New Mobile . ... j'lmltuiioogn Atlanta . . . Nashville . McniUhl.S . LlUle Hock 21 13 20 15 n n . 13 n . 13 17 . 12 IS . 13 22 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. DelroH 16 8 Hoston 15 11 Icvclaiid 11 10 Chicago 14 14 New York 1212 Philadelphia 13 14 Washington JO 13 SI. ixmls 9 U) Pet .036 .8181 .571 .500 AW .337 .371 Pet, .667 .577 .524 .501 .500 .481 .433 .333 Cotton Pickers Win 77-4 From Forrest City NATIONAL LEAGUE Has Ion New York . Chicago . . ilrooklyn Philadelphia Pittsburgh . Cincinnati . St. Louis . W. L. .. 16 12 .. 14 11 .. 14 12 .. 14 VI . . 15 13 .. 12 11 . . 13 17 .. 8 18 Pet. .571 .sey .538 .53'i .53f> .522 .431 .308 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Chattanooga 7-6. Memphis 6-0. nii'inhiBham 8, Mobile 7. (Second game called, darkness). Atlanta 4-3, New Orleans 3-2. Nashville 9, Little Rock 4. (Second lame called, darkness.) Yesterday's Star — I3l(j Ernie Lombnrcl), who came ofr the bench to hit two three run homers as the Giants beat Pittsburgh, 11 to G after losing 7 to (i. Ben Hogan Shoots a 69 To Win National Tourney FORT WORTH,'TJX., May 10. (UP)—Bon Hognii, the jockey-sl/o golfer with tlic kliifr-w.i! swing, today pocketed the $3.000 llrst money with n prrsxui-i/.cd CO Unit en'iblecl hlin to beat out con:.islent Tiniey Pcntm of Dayton, O., by one stroke In the National Invif.Uloiul Tournament. Hogan's final tola,! was .1 one under par 210 for the 72 holes. The next three golfers wc»'c Bohy Locke, the South African flash, T rcd Haa.s. Jr., of New Orleans, and ohn Palmer of Dadln, M. C.. with inal tolals of 2B3. They shared hird, fourth, and fiftli money, get- ing $1,100 apiece. Three other iirilfcrs, C'.hick Hav- icrl of Detroit, Vic GhcMi of Kiin- as City, Kan., and Cnry Mtddle- lolt of Memphis, Tenn, lack S'700 ipiece for finishing with final cards if 284. Jimmy Dcmarct wound up with four-undcr par (ifi, but Iwcl to settle for a 2il5 total which put him n a tic with Lnwscm l.itth of CUV.T- and and they picked up $502.50 ipiece. inadvertently omitted from the iisl 2 Joc Hatlcn won his of board of director inemberE that ?" t''. c strength or WM released to the Courier News this month, he said. . Tracers in science are radioactive substances absorbed In food . by plants or animals, thus giving srienllste an opportunity to^ trace bodily functions through radiations. fourth game four nn Brooklyn rally in [tic scvcnlh li which Pcle Reiser's two nm do was tire big blow. The Giants and Pirates tradec Scouts Hound Football Star to Breaking Point CLARKSVILLE, Tcllll.. May 18 (UP)—Friends of Mric Robinson all-state and all-southern fullback for Clarksvillc High School lusl season, suld today they aellevc college football scouts may havo "hounded' him to the breaking point. Robinson is described as In a "fair" condition today afitfr*having apparently wandered' about th< countryside In a daze for -^carlyi H hours yesterday. More than •' l.OTX persons had joined in a search for him before he was found walking on a road near his house lust night The Iwo men locating him said lha' Robinson answered only "leave me ilonc" when they sighted him and asked him to get In their car. ; He had disnp;>e(ircd early y^slcr^ day morning. Bloodhounds from the State Penitentiary nt Nashvllle-.lwd been used in the search. ' •' < The star football player had only recently recovered from cfTccls of an insect bite, believed to have be'eri thai of a black widow spider, received while playing baseball two weeks ago. Ilobinson had Ijcen contacted by several Southeastern Conference colleges and other schools. Dr. H. II. Griffin, his physician, said he believed Robinson wns "worried . to dculli about which school to go to. He was hounded right und. left by offers." AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 4-3, Washington 2-2. Philadelphia 4-5, St. Louis 3-2. Cleveland 5. New York 3. Detroit at Boston, two games, ain. Thc Blythevlllc Cotlon Pickers thrilled some 200 local spectators yesterday afternoon by drubbing the Forrest City Legion nine II to 4 at the Air Base diamond. Kenneth Merrill started on the mound for the Cotton Pickers out was relieved in the fifth by Leon Asliby after the visiting team Jnu score three runs with two out Merit was given credit for Ihc wir however. ; Charles ^Rough" Lutc.s was the hero for the Pickers, clouting ou two single, a triple and a thrce-rm homer • in five trips lo the pla'.o His circuit blow came in the secoiu inning with two outs and twi mates aboard. Mancss led the visit ors at the- plate collecting tw .singles in four trips. Bill Long, who hit for Cliftoi Wixson in Ihe fiftli frame, rappei out a 400-foot homer with tli bases empty. Merritt held Ihe Forrest City nin to two scratch singles in the foil and two-thirds innings that li worked, and Asliby set tile visitoi down with a lone single in tli remaining four innings. Baniste was charged with the loss. • Thc Cotton IPickers showere three Forrest City hnrlcrs, -Banister, Buford and 'Nichols for 12 hits. | 'Batteries—Forrest City — Ban-1 Ulster, Buford and L Nichols and C'opc. Blythcvllle—Mcrrltt and Asli- jy and Koonlz and Long. Score by innings: Forrest City—000 031 030-4 3 C Blylheville —040 410 02x-ll 12 6 Lookouts Win Over Cooler in Sunday Ball Game MONDAY, MAY 10, 19-17 . Grooms' Raise Demands Thc •Blythcvillc Route Two Lookouts handed the Cooler Nine th'.-ir first defeat of Ihe season at Coolei' yesterday afternoon, clubbing two Cooler hurlers for 18 lilts in a I'i to 4 rout of the Missouri team. I Fritz West, Lookout liurlcr, Join-] od in the, collecting four hits in five trips besides pitching 10-hit ball. Joc Young, right field-, cr for the Lookouts, collected iwo| .-.ingles, a double and a triple in five I rips. | Doc Barger started started on the mound for Cooler but a four- run rally by the Lockouts sent him to the bench in the fifth inning. Howard Bargcr took up where his brother left ofl and finished the tilt. Ruin caused the noslponement of Ihe Lules-Blyllioville lilt in Hie .second inning yesterday afternoon. The Lutes team gut to Frank Ellis, ace hurler of the Blylheville Tigers, for five runs in their hall of tho second, but cain cume to the rescue and quelled the raMy. Scores of other 'Mississippi County Amateur League gaines were not available this morning. Rejected by Owners INGLEWOOD, Cal., May 10. (DPI — California's racehore owners and (rainer.s today bluntly rcj'.'ctcd their grooms' demands for more pay and a .share of winninr; purses ima challenged them to call a strike. A 50-day thoroughbred racing meeting opens at Hollywood Park I Saturday. Lanji'sl masonry structure ever erected is Grand Coulee dam, on the Columbia river. , ^ me this 18 clay of May, IMlT Mrs. Marshall iilackard (Seal) Nolary Public. My commission expires March 9, NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 6-1. St. Louis 3-0. Pittsburgh 7-0, New York 6-11. •Brooklyn 4. Chicago 2. Cincinnati 2-1. Boston 1-3. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Chattanooga at Memphis. •New Orleans at Atlanta. 'Mobile at Birmingham. Nashville at Little Rock. NATIONAL LEAGUE Detroit at oston (2). Cleveland at 'New York. Chicago at Washington (night). Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGT1C Brooklyn at Chicago. Philadelphia at St. Louis (night) Only games scheduled. Seabiscuit, Top Money Winner of Time, Dies UKIAH, Cal., May 19. (UP) — Seabiscuit, the gallant little riuil who made champions look like slow Gee Announces Location for Golf Tournament E. B. Gee Sr., of Blythcvillc and president of'the Arkansas Golf Association announced today that the 1047 state amtcur golf tournament will be held at the Hot Springs Country Club July 18-20. The meet was originally scheduled .to be held at the Fort Smitl club but a recent fire .which destroyed the clubhouse forced the changing of the site for the tournament to Hot Springs, he said. Richard (Bubba) Smart of Pine Bluff and a member of the University of Arkansas golf team, who was crowned amateur stale champion last year, will bn on hand at Hot Springs to defend his title. fx-Yankee Star Dies at 64 COLYSA, Cal.. (UP) — mansion-like at C. Howard's RIdgewood Ranch. The Biscuit died as lie lived-lighting to the last. When they bedded him down Saturday nlichl he seemed lo be all right. But. ly Sunday morning his groom wao awakened by the sound of a truggle from the nearby stall. The iiscuit was down, but he had put ip a fight before he was licked, t was a heart attack, the doctor said. Seabiscuit was more than "just a lorse." Purchased for a mere $8,000 as in unwanted castoff, he earned itnggcring S437.130 to become the op money winner of his time. Thc 'igure has since been lopped by Whirlaway with $561,161. Presence of the Babe Sparks Cancer Drive MI/VMf BEACH, Pla , May 19. (UP*—Given the atlontii n of Babe Uulh. Ihe Dane County Cancer I-'und was booming t-wlay. Ruth attended a fund-spoiisoivd baseball game last uiirtr, between the Miami Beach Police untl Firemen anil his presence set tho tmr,- .stilcs spinning. Tlic Babe gave up his Sunday golf to rest in preparation for the i:ame :ind \\-iien he entered the stands on ilie arm of his host, Raymond Kilthau, lie w;-,s greeted by cheers llul lasted lor many minutes. Boxer Bob Sikes to Meet Thomas in Pine Bluff Pf'NE BLUFF, May 19. (UP) — Bob Sikcs, Southern licnvywcigh champion, will tangle with Buddy Thomas of Washington, D. C.. n. the feature event on a boxing card here May 26. The two met rccentl} in Little Rock with Sikcs laking the 10-rouiid decision. Not New to Them Trepanning, a miracle of modcri surgery, :s a delicate surgical op cralion on the brain, yet it was common practice among the ancient Indians of Peru. NOTICE Notice ( .is hereby aivcn that the undersigned will within the time nxed by law apply lo the •ikincr of Revenues of *ho 3>.«tc of Arkansas for a permit to .sell beer :il retail at Main St., Manila. Mississippi County. The undersigned stales that he a citizen, of Arkansas. 'ii good mural character, Ihat lie ha-s never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer ijy tile undersigned has been revoked williin five years last past; and thai the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, 01 any other slate, relaling to the Kile of alcoholic liquors. Vance Parker. 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