The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 20, 1947
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FAGB BIZ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY/MAY 20, 19-17 Flair is Hero ' ' • J" '•'•:'. As Pelicans Win ftochy New Orleans First Sucker Swings A Mean Bar, Too ATLANTA, Ga,, Mas' 20. (UP) — Al (Broadway) Flair, all iptly n'wrx-d.and aptly nicknamed gent with a definite appeal to the pandstand, had the New Orleans •pelicans back on the right fo'it t«J*y m their first extended road tour but the Mobile Bears were still playing shadow. Jtoir's three-run homer in the fifth Inning paved the way Cor Rookie Pete Modlca to register-an t to 3 mound victory over the Atlanta Crackers last night and preserve the pelicans two and one- half game Southern Association lead over the Mobile Bears. The lanky New Orleans' first sacker also flashed in the field as Hie Pelicans recovered their polso iif- ter a double drubbing at the hands of the Crackers when their road trip opened Sunday. But Mobile also hit a winning stride away from home, sinking. !he Birmingham Barons 6 to 0 when veteran Put McGlothln tossed a neat five-hitter. The Bears at the same time virtually clinched another decision over the Marons when League President Charley Ilurlli ruled that a much-disputed sin- day game must be played ofc tonight. Mobile'was leading 6 to I when a general rhubarb forced the umpires to call the game and turn it over to Hurth for a nilinij. The league president fined Birmmghr.rr $250 and Mobile $100—the Barons for stalling and rnllini; to prevent sufficient, police protection and the Bears $100 for getting tugged oul on purpose in an attempt to opee.l up the eamc. . Manager Dick Porter of Birmingham also got set back $50 for his part in the uproar .and Mobile outfielder Homer Matncy was tags':'! tS for trying to stretch' n hit when, h« knew he would be out a mile. .The police protection angle came In when fans made further vilav Impossible by showering the field with sent cushions. Two and two- Uiirds Innings of the second game remained lo be played and with their bit," lead the Bears should be a cinch. , in'loaf night's tilt, three vims in the first two frames spelled doom lor the Birmingham starter, Roy Bruncr, as. McGlothln went on to i mow down Baron batters for his shutout. Nashville at Little Rock and Chat' tanoiga at Memphis were rained out. The same series will be concluded "tonight. • Rookie Hurler With Indians Wins Second Game in a Row NATIONAL Boston New York Chicago Pittsburgh . .. Brooklyn Philadelphia . inchmaU . . t. 'Louis Delinquent Parents Irk Georgia Judge ^•/. •'COLUMBUS, Ga., May 20. (UP —Judge Pauline Lamar of Juvenile Court' announced plans today to establish a "school" for -parenls whose children are Involved in delinquencies. Parents of children ap- • pear lug In court would bo "sentenced" to attend, she said. "Citing increased juvenile cc4rl c»s«s the woman jurist said that '/iomcthing is drastically wrong with our home life." She said that Judre George T. Martin of Dearborn, Mich., will be asked to lecture at the school. , - NEW YORK, May 20. (UP) — Bryan Stephens, an ex-United Tress copy boy whose ambition once was to become a teletype operalo/ ami transmit news about imporlan', p'ji;- ple, was making a litvle news himself today as an important person In the pennant dreams ol the Cleveland Indians. Stephens, a 23-yoar-old rookie pitcher, who has won the only two big league games he evjr worked In, could well represent that extra mound strength Man-isci Lou Hon- dreau admits he needs before the club can be classed us a lop-flight (lag contender. The Indians beat the Yankees, 5 lo 4 for the second slr.iWil day. Stephens, the winning .Mlcher in n •elief role for RogJr Wolfe, paid Little Rock ic guessed he was "Ihc happiest ;uy on the happiest club in base- jail." And Manager LXJU liourtreim. who surprised everyone by starting Hie untried youngster ngahu.-; Washington last week, said he thought that Bryan will be n bis lielo 10 us." Stephens, a right-hander, says he changed Ills ambition uliilr: winking In the I/is Angeles United Press Bureau and watehlm; basrbal! rlcs on Ihc wire, but never realized he could be a big Icamur. "Anywny, 1 guess I wouldn't I) much of a teletype operator, now. 1 he said holding up lib left hi'ii: revealing n mlKSing linger, which was amputated after an injury suffered while he was la Ihe Army h England. "Bob Feller atul Mel Hnvclcr, t'.vj great pitchers, have been swell to me, showing me how to throw different pilches. But I i'uev; 111 have to go back lo them MT.V and find out how not lo throw home inn pitches." He was referring to thi! homers that Charley Keller mid pincli-hlt- tcr Frank Colman smashed Inr Iwo of Ihe four hits ho yielded, lint Cleveland already had Ihe gnmo in the bag with a safe lead cstab- ished on Peck's homer and l.wo un rallies in Ihc second and Oflli. Gordon's double was a key blow. Ted Williams hit i two-run ho ncr In the ninth nl Boslan lo v-iv he Red Sox a 5 to •! vllory aftei Detroit won the oponcr of a donl.'le bill, 3 lo 2. lu the 12tli on George Cell's run-scoring double. The Rc( Sox trailed, 4 lo 3 in thi? nlchtcap vhen Williams broke it U|>. The Tigers hncl scored in Iheif half (if the ilnth on Eddie MayD's double nix pinch-hitter Roger Cramer's Miv i;lc. Relief pitcher Al Benlon wa: the lirst game victor, While Tt: Hughson registered his second Iri umph of the season ill the night cap. Skcets Dickey's base-cleaning dou bio in the lath brought in thrc runs mid a 4 to 1 victory lor While Sox at Washington alle Murrcll Jones doubled, J3ob Kenned bunted safely and Dave Phlllc walked. Relief pitcher! Cald well.was the winner, piidiln:; thrc scoreless Innings. Early Wynn wei all the way lo lose. The Cardinals, beaten 11 times! by southpaws this year, turned on an old lefty Jinx, Oscar Juod and rapped him for a 5 to 3 victory nl- lough Howie Schult/, hit a liircc- in homer for the Phillies] Del Rico artcd Rookie Jim Hearn ofT to ictory with i\ two-rim homer and two-run single by Slan Musial ollowed by a wild pitch produced ncc more tallies. The Cubs ended a fivu-gamn losing trcak by outshiKSimj tlii^ Dnrigers or an 8 to 1 victory in, Chicago in hicli Andy Pafko anti Clyd-j Mc^ 'ullough each drove in Uircc runs '•afko paced the 12-hll Chicago :.l- ack willi llircc lilts. QUO a double. There were no oilier tames scheduled. Yesterday's Blur—Toil Williams, whose two-run homer In Ihe ninth ave Boston a 5 lo •! /ictitry over Detroit after the Tiscrs won the opener of a double header, 3 lo 2. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHKKN LEAGUE W. I New Orleans Mobile . . Chattanooga Atlanta . Nashville . Birmingham Memphis 25 11 22 13 20 15 17 18 13 17 14 21 12 19 13 22 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. Li. Detroit » '•> rjoslon ' "'1'* Cleveland 1* 10 Chicago 15 H Pliiliulolpliln 13 14 New York 12 13 Washington 1° 14 St. Louis U 18 LEAGUE w. u. 16 12 14 11 15 12 ... 12 11 H 13 15 14 13 n a is Pressure Toctics From Grid Scouts Bring Breakdown CLAUKSVILLE, T«nn., May 20. i UJI')—Mac Robinson, a high scliooi football hero, was In a serious condition today from a nervous breakdown which his doctor said WHS brought about by the high pressure Indies of college scouts who "hounded him right and left." The 18-year-old youth, who was missing for 16 hours, was found wandering around In a daze near the home of his sister, Mrs. Paul Davcniiort. He was muttering over mid over "please leave me alone; please don't let anyorie bother me." Ho was unable to explain whore '4tJJ he had been or what had happened '•jifl lo him. His discovery ended a 371 search which had been carried on by in ore than a thousand persons anil | hi which bloodhounds Jrorn th? state prison at Nashville had been pressed Into service. Dr. H. U. Gillfln, his physickm. Pet .0:H 433' ' Pct 511i !s« .511 .481 .483 .411 .333 Pet. .571 .M'J 5W .522 .510 .517 .431 .333 Mot Meanies Swap Partners And Then Wage Fierce Battle Tex Rilcjr and Al Alexander de- Omar in two straight falls that gave fans a full hour of action on ' - - .«»• I s;i!d that the youth finally re-{tier clashing gullied consciousness after a trance of several hours, but that he was still irrational. Tiie breakdown occurred after a Irlp to Nashvlllj with Harvey Robinson, assistant football coach at the University uf Tennessee, :vho rcpmiedly soncht Ic pet the youth to change his ir.lnJ about enterlnz Vnndirbllt. Polly Riley Takes Lead In Trans-Miss Tourney Yesterday's Results SODT1IHKN LEAGUE New Orleans fi, Atlanta 3. Mobile (J, Birmingham 0. Nashville at Little Rock, rain. Chattanooga at 'Memphis, rain. AMERICAN LKAfiUE Detroit. 3-4, Boston 2-5. Cleveland 5, Ncw r 'York 4. Chicago 4. Washington 1. Only Bimi'js. NATIONAL IJIAGUE Chicago 8. Brooklyn 7. St. I,oui s 5, Philadelphia 3. tlic tag feature of la s t night's wrestling program at the American Legion Arena. The yapping Prince was avoided like a bad case of halitosis, as his scheduled partner. Alexander, refused to team with him In " lc tag affair. After much persuasion, Promoter Mike Meroney got the rood nalurcd , Moody to accept the unwanted Persian as his partner. This was the second time in the history of the local ring that "panicr swapping" has occurred, About five years ago, Joe Welch traded his partner, Eddie Malwie (or Charley Layc, In a tag match. Tlic fourth character in the ring was Carl Von Zuppi. The first fall started In usual fashion with Moody and Altxnu- In the center of the ring for a litUc fisticuff session. Prince Omar kept flapping his gliiH Jaw, offering unwanted Instructions to Moody, so Moody decide<| that he would let his partner take over. Alexander pounced on the puduy Prince and opened a fistic attack Dial soon had the Persian firiwgy. Omar then planted himself outside the ropes and refused to return unless Alexander was ciiiLct'irl down. Brushing the rcfcrree to one •side, Alexander went after Mie pugnacious Prince and changed his mliul by monkey-flipping; him back into the ring- The raging Omar, grabbed Alexander and carried him to his corner for some two-on-one tactics Moody didn't much like the looks of things but deciding there w:is no other way out aided Omar hi the workout. Riley rushc<i to Alexander's aid plica of the first with all the gr.ip- pjcrs spending most of the 30 minutes in free-tor -aUs. Omar nncl Moody became cnraiti d at the rlmj official for breaking their Illegal holds, and brought him into the fracas a number a', times. After Moody ha<l been eliminated by Alexander he continued to help his partner from his position outside of the ring. A spectator, de- oldlns that rcfcrree Meroney needed some hc-.p, rushed at Moooy intent on taking sides with the oflicial but he was quietly ushered from tlip arena by police aided by Moody. Riley wound up the fracas by eliminating Omar with a split and jackknlfe, ten minutes after Moody had been eliminated. In the two one fall preliminary matches, Moody eliminated Alexander in 10 minutes with a strangler Lewis headlock and Hlley defeated Omar in 10 minutes with a split and JackknKc. Morris and Taylor Pace PGA Tourney Qualifiers ATLANTA, or, May 20. (UP) — Johnny Morris of Montgomery, Ala. nnd Joe Taylor of Bristol, Trim.- Va., paced the seven Soullwastflin qualifiers today for the N.i!U'»al PGA Tourney next, month. Beth carded 138, Norris pcttim; 71 and 67; Taylor 70 and C3. Other places wore won by Ed Brooks of Winter iioven, Fin, with G9-70—139; Mike DcMassey of Chattanooga, Tenn,, with 69-70—HO; Pete Cooper; Pontc Verdra. fa., 72-C9 —141; Elmer need, Atlanta, 71-70—141, and Johnny CocUran, Greenwood, Miss., 69-75—144. Cochran tied with Harold Williams . of Tuscaloosa, 144 but won a single hole playoff glvi.ig Williams the alternate post with Jerry Doss ol Savannah, Ga., who shot 145. ATHLETES FOOT ITCH NOT HARD TO KILL. IN ONE HOUR, If not pleased, your Sic back at any ding store. TE-CL, ii STRONG fungicide, contains' C0% alcohol. IT PENETRATES. Reaches MORE germs to KILL the itch. Today at KJrby Bios. Drug Co. Read Courier Mews Want Ada. Softball Games Postponed Wet grounds caused the post- ponmcnt of tonight's Softball games between Hnycs Store and Cimrlcy'.s Electric nnd Loy Eicli and Phillips Motor Co.. J. P. Carroll, sccreUry of the league announced this momma. The games will ^ played us soon as weather permits, he stated. NRW ORLEANS, May 20. (UP) — Polly Riley of fort Worth, Tex.. established herself as the player to beat today in the 17th Women's Trans-Mississippi Golf Tournament by winning medalist honors with a two over par 76 in yesterday's qualifying play. Miss Riley wound up her round j V sinking a 15-foot putt on the nmi ln a Iew SCCO nds the four grap- 8th hole which gave her a tw:> p]( , rS| a)ong wlth Mcroncyi wl . re all tied up in one corner. Meroney finally cleared the ring of the excess grapplers and ordered the operations to proceed. After 23 minutes of fast and trokc advantage over Dot Kiel'y. Los Angeles, who was second . •Ith a 78. '' | The third rnnkiru score was coin- lied by Mrs. Sam Israel, Jr., of | NBC Head Blasts Radio Critics Who 'Defile Own Nest' ATHENS, an., May 20. (UP) Clarence Mcnser. NBC vice president who recently feuded with the network's comedians today blastci radio critics from within the industry who he said "defile their own nest by an un-profcssional attitude." Menscr said that such critics- writers, singers, artists and many others—should get out of the pro fcssion if they don't like tlic haiv that figuratively spread caviar o their bread. Menser spoke at tile Georgia Ra dlo Institute'at the University Georgia. He look issue with com plaints from listeners who "tune a random" and condemn progrnn mlng because they are not satisiic( Tlic public too, he said has a responsibility in programming—to check broadcast schedules In newspapers and listen only to the shows they want to hear. Today's Games SOUTHERN 1JJAGUE (All Nti;ht Games) Chnllimoogn at Memphis. New Orleans lit Atlanta. Mobile wl BiimiiiKhiun. Nashville at Little Rock. NATIONAL LEAGUE •Philadelphia at 'Chicago. New York ill Cincinnati, night. Brooklyn at St. Louis, night. Boston at Pittsburgh, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis at Philadelphia. Detroit at Boston. Cleveland at New York. Chicago at Washington, night. Contract Letting Waits Bond Issue Settlement FAYETTFA'ILLE, Ark.. May 20 (UP)_A friendly suit to determine the validity of a bond issue held up Idling a contract for construction of a women's dormitory at the University of Arkansas today. Bids were opened yesterday afternoon with Lincbarger Construction Co., of Little Rock submitting a low fiB»re of $544,089. Frnzlcr Construction Co. of Fort Smith was second at 8581.733, Peterson and MacFadycn nf Little Rock bid BOV.r.OO. and Scth .Tcin and Asso- cialcs of Memphis bid $587,'133. New Orleans with a 79. Mrs. Israel, •ho recently won the Louisiana Stale Championship for Ihc sixth tralght time, had one of the day's lost spectacular shot's, a 25-foot hi]i from off the edge of a loud recti which gave her an eagle three n Ihe 407-yard ninth hole.- furious wrcstlliiB, Riley eliminator! Moody with Hying blocks, kangai kicks and n body pin. Alexander applied his deadly octopius hold lo Omar to finish the round seven minutes later. Tile second fall was almost a re- Attention Fishermen! It's been reported ... there are no minnows in town I Have More Than -10,1 Come and Get Yours! THE DIXIELAND BAITRY 511 Chickasawba C. K. COLLINS, Mgr. New Theater Manila's Finest Hhows FVI:KY Ni<;in Matinee Saturday & Sund&r BOJ Opeus Week Day* 7:(XI p.m. -Bnii. 1 p.m. . OinL Hbovlni ft: • v" Now that the telephone strike is over Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2043 1014 Chickasawba Tuesday 'MILLIE'S DAUGHTER" Gladys with George, I'aul TajniS SclcolLtt Shurls Wednesday and Thursday "Return of Monte Cristo" A Columbia Picture with Louis ll:iyvr.inl Also Shorts A bail calling d*. vk« t>i»t n*v*r l»ilt tithing... P*rf*ct»d .. .prtfv«n »od tried by l,iK«m>.n W H>i* plus. cast live b»it any diilanc* tohti rod and r»*l. n MtrKtiv* tto liy< bail ;ln!«i out wto itrikEng of i l»9, ^+*t t—S I*T»"rL~7:i*i7 ! !*** . , . ^ FARM MACHINERY LAGGING? Save Costs By Repairing Now! Don't let that litllc knock or kink in your farm ivui- cliincry grow any bigger. It will p;iy you to call us now for a careful checkup on all your miicliincs he- fore the season wears on ... and priceless machinery wears oul! We Service All Types Farm Machinery! Your Farmall Dealer DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. TuCKday PAL NITE "SWAMPFIRE" Johnny Wcissmullcr Virginia Grey erial: ".ILH-U Armstrong" Alsu Shorts \Vcdncs<lay & Thursday "Janie Gcfs Married' 1 Jn:iri Leslie, Hubert lluUim Fo\io Mdvictcinc Nii'.vs Also Shorts 312 South 2nd Phone 863 strike is over and our employees are. back on the job. Service, bofn local and long distance, is, returning to normal. To the public we say: We are genuinely appreciative of your patience and your willingness to co-operate during .the work stoppage. We thank the thousands of telephone people, supervisors and others, who put in long and arduous hours in the effort to continue to give emergency service. To these people who carried the load when the going was tough we are most grateful. .. To the returning workers in all departments we say: Welcome back. We are glad to have you again at your posts. Let's all forget the ,#'• strike and get back to the job of furnishing telephone service. Southwestern Bell fusajl Telephone Company RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today INTERNATIONAL Trucks :& r i ,r ? - Host Famous Sea Story Ever Filmed! m "'•* Two YEARS Wednesday and Thursday "THE CHASE" with Kobcrt Cumminss and Michcle 3Iorij;an N'cws and Short

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