The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1949 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 2, 1949
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.BLYTHEVILLFy (ARK.) COUR1EH NEWS RaSChi ShufS Q[fi\Rozorbacks rL- ^ ii'i I'° Compete Chisox on 3 Hits w;,/, pw//ip$ Sfon MusioTs Two Homers Help Cards Subdue Dodgers 6-3 By Jack Huntl tAssOiialerf I' Sports Wrilcr) Who's [he No. 1 righthander of the American League, ncnv that Bohby FVMer ha? .starteri to slip? VJc Riischi. sL oils-armed NPW York Yankee ace, and Virgil Tnu-ks, I)etroit s[n?ed?ifi', look like the loan- Ing candidates. Feller Isn't finished. He showed eimligh night in losing a 3-1 decision to Boston lo prove t hat. But even Bobby admits he's tint as good as lie used to be. Raschi put in a solid claim with three-hit shut out of the Chicago White Sox Jast night. 3-0. It was h|s seventh victory to one loss. Trucks survived a siiaky start to .subdue the PhUadelphia A's in 10 innings, 5-4. (or his seventh win. He has been beaten twice, Tommy Henrich's lOUi homer broke up a 0-0 duel between Raschi ind Howie Jurison in the seventh. That came just after Raschi wiggled out of a 'lough hole when the Sox loaded the bases in the sjxth. Trucks started out like the worst pitcher in the league, walking thn first three .Athletics, Then he hit Hank Majeski to fouie in a rttn. Taft Wright's two-run sin^U: save Coleinan a (hype-tun working ma y r- fln but he couldn't hold it. Tred by Uinji Ths Rame wound up in a hectjc tenth inning after the teams had managed to .score tip to 4-4 tie. George Kell led off with a single after Coleman, angered by an umpire's decision and bench jockeying, The surnn.slMg Phillips Motor Company nine .the only conqueror of the defending champion Snlli- van-NHson, will gel another add tonight asuinst (he luisllinif Razorbacks of (he Razorback Drive- in in the ganin of a City Softball League double header at Walker Park. In (ho second game tonight Blytheville Motor Company's Mo'.or- men, who thus far have not lived learn in what may develop into a pip of a pitching battle. The Ford men, dr.s titled to the league'* rellar in pre-5fn.son ratings, have come up with a fast, hard-hitting b;ilt rlub aiul two weeks ayo proved t h e tn .solves worthy of ihe title of the league's "dark hor.^e' when Ihcy dealt Sul- livan-Nrl.-on a stunning It-5 defeat. That victory won them (he respect of all the other teams in the loop. Tom Tvey. -,vho hurled the Ford- mrn over the Chevrolet team, is .scheduled to do the mound work tonight ?a a hist the Rii7/ul>:u i k,s' Carroll Olisson \rlio ha* distinguished him.snir in a couple of fine performjinrx'.s this year. In the- second game Hnrvr-y Dorris is .slated for mound duty for the Jiiycces against either Ted Fi s i,er or Charles cook of the MO- N/ne U.S. Trackmen .tormerr.-'l lip first game is seneduled for s 8 o'clock. THURSDAY, JUNE f, 1949 KISS roic THK M'lXNKK—Joey Maxim (center) gets a big kiss trorn Ills daughter, M:ixiiH', six, In Cincinnati after lip won the NBA light iieavy- wrijiljl championship of America title by taking a decision from Oils Losnevich, who last July 2(i lest his world's title (o FYcddie Mills in England. Joey's wife i!e[l> beams her approval. fAP Wircphoto.) Maior League Leaders Ktll moved to second on an in- NATIO.VA1. I.KAOl'K field out and scored the winning Batting—Marshall. New York run on Hoot Evers 1 single. After : .^fia; Kincr, Pittsbtiruh. .300. the shaky start Trucks settled down Runs—Marshall. Now York and and struck out 10 ill the extra | Reese, Brooklyn. 34. Inning thriller. I Runs balled in—Robinson, Brook'•Teller, making his first start In ' lyn, 39; Kiner, Pittsburgh. 32. two weeks, gave tip two runs in ! Hits—Thomson. New York and the second inning on two infield ; Robinson, Brooklyn, ofl. bounders', a walk and an error. His > Doubles Jones. Philadelphia, 24; fourth loss to one win. Feller allow- I Wait kits, Philadelphia, 12. eci eight h|ts. walking four and I Triples—Smallry. Chicago. 5: Inter British Meet NEW YORK. June 2—f.l't- Continuing a sort of a reciprocal trade agreement in athletic talent, the United States sent nine of its track and field ace.« to the British Isles today for a series of exhibitions. The group included: Dave Bolen, Colorado, quarter and a half-mllcr and Dick Anil. Missouri. 400-meter hurler. They went by air. The Americans, will opctl competition on Monday at London's White City St.idium in the Ne-.vs ot the World meet against team.s repres- . cntins Hiitain. Sweden. Fiance,! Belgium and Holland. I Yesterday's Sports in Brief Hy Ihe Associated I'rrss striking out three. ' Washington handed the St. Louis Browns their seventh straight setback, 6-5, with the help of the first homers of (he season by Eddie Yost and Sam Dente. Brave* on Top In the National League the Braves otltscrambled Pittsburgh, 8-6, to move a full game ahead of Brooklyn and New York, tied for second. The Dodgers bowed {o St. Lotus In the afternoon, fi-3. wh;le the Giants were trimming the Chicago Cubs,! Thomson. New York and Ftirillo. Brooklyn -1. Home rims--Kiner, Pittsburgh. 12; Mix.e, New York, 10. Stolen bases—Herse. Brooklyn, 7: Robinson, Brooklyn, C. Pitching—Branca. Brooklyn, 7-1: Chesnes, Pittsburgh. 8-1. Strikeouts—Branca, Brooklyn, 44: Spahtt, Boston. 4] . AMERICAN LKAGVK Batting—Zernlal, Chicago! .355: Kell, Detroit. .345. Runs—Joost. Philadelphia, 45; Philadelphia Sugar Ray Robinson, welterweight champion, and Kid Gavihm of Havana signed for a 15-roiind title fight in Philadelphia July II. Tennis— London — Bobby Ri«»s. Don Budsr and Jack Kramer gained thn semifinals in the world professional tennis championships. Noordwyk-on-the-Sea. Holland — Richard iPaticho) Gonzales gained the third round In the Dutch international totn nanienl. Golf— Washington. D. C—E. J. i Dutch) Harrison o! Little Rock led section, al qualifying for the National Open LONDON. June 2—Wi—Bruce I Oolf Tournament with a 36-hole Woodcock and Freddie Mills meet j .score of !32. iti a IS-round bout tonight which i should reveauus^what^.-itain has \ Shooting Starts Today Bruce Woodcock Meets Freddie Mills Tonight I" "»er vacant world 11-5 on a seven-run seventh. j Williams, Boston. 36, Stan Musia! cracked two homers | Runs batted in— Williams, Bn.stoti, is the Cards came from behind to; 42: Wc-rtz. Detroit. 38. top Brooklyn. Musial's second homer j Hils ...... Kell, Detroit. 57; Chap- started a four-run rally in the ; man. Philadelphia. .T2. ninth. j Doubles ...... Zernlal. Chicago, 17; Willard Marshall's 400-foot homer Chapman, Philadelphia, 13. and Sid Gordon's triple helped the Triples— Mitchell. Cleveland. 7; Gianls come from behind to defeat Valo and Wright. Philadelphia, 4. Emil Rush. Sam Webb pitched ! Home runs- Williams. Boston. 12- brjlliant relief ball, allowing only i Stephens. Boston. 11. two hits in 1,3 innings, to receive; Stolen hasps— Dillim-pr, St. Louis credit for his first victory. land Mitchell. Cleveland, n. ' The Phillies scored twice in the ! Pitching- Ixipul, New York 5-0 10th lo down Cincinnati. 4-3. An ! 1.000: Parnell. Bo.ston and Rasc'ii'f" error by Red Staltcup allowed the i New York. 7-1. .875. -f- tying run to score in the extra in- ] Strikeouts— Trucks. Detroit, ntng. Andy Seminick's fly scored ! Newhoust-r, Detroit, 48. Gran Hamner with the \\inner. heavyweight crown. • In Stuttgart Trap Meet The winner is slated to fight Uee | Savold of Patersoii. N.J.. here Sept. j STUTTGART. Ark.. June 2. ttTV- 6 in what promoter Jark Solomons Four daj-s of competitive irapsimot- .. _ J ..._.,.,... . ^^ (or the | illB starts h( , re tt|(|ay Some $4.000 is offered In in southwest zone and state events. The meet will close Sunday with competition in the southwest and Arkansas ^doubles and handicap events. advertising world heavyweight championship. •r I * o [ r>rlnv £ I ,nmr><; ' NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicaco at New York St. loin's at Brooklyn Cincinnati at Philadelphia. Pilt.sbuirli at' Boston (All night ganie.s) AMERICAN LEAGUE New York al Chicago Washington at St. Louis I night) Baston at Cleveland I night j Philadelphia at Detroit Sheriff Bill Smca'd of Camden Is defending Arkansas men's senior litlist; :' ' - ..- Livestock Show Board | Shuns Big Bond Issue 58" HOW THEY STAND Makers of early American hand. made glassware dropped a "hot j potato" into pol.s of molten cl | LITTLE ROCK. June 2. M>j— i Governors of the Arkansas Live• stock Show Association have de- j cidecl against issuing revenue bonds to complete a coliseum on the show- SOIJTIIKKN LRAGl'B N*a.5hvi!le at Memphis, night. Chattanooga at Little Rock, night. '. grounds here Mobile at Birmingham, night. i The lease agreement between the Nt-.v Orleans at Atlsnta, night. | state and association tins a clause I lhal if shows are not held for four Light traveling from the farthest consecutive years the property goes NATIONAL LKAGUE W L Pet, ! Boston . 24 17 .585 j Brooklyn 23 IS .561 I New York 23 18 .561 ! SI. Louis 20 lf> .526 Cincinnati 20 20 500 Philadelphia I!) 21 .475 ! Chicago ].=> 23 .3051 Pilt.shursh 16 25 .390^ pnint in Ihe universe which human ' back to the 'state. This would make | get rid ot bubbles. I lie potato caused ; hemps run see with the naked eye'the proposed bonds a bad risk for ! the glass to form extra large bub- requires nliotii 900,000 years to reach i buyers and result in a hi»h rate the board was told. AMERICAN Nrw York Br-ston Washtnitcn DrMroil Philadelphia . Chicaco Cleveland SI .Louis l.KACUK W L ?fi 12 21 Ifi '.'? '.9 21 19 21 2f> if, 21 17 19 10 31 568 S3 7 Allaina W I.. Pel 22 IS S70 LiT'lp Rruv; 24 20 .Mi New Oilcans 24 2> .,=>l>2 Mobilr .'..'.'..'.'.. , 211 21 .4R?. Memphis 12 :U .1!79 N\ '1'ioxAi i.K<r,t i: SI Louis 6. Brooklyn 3 NV« v,->:< 11. Ciutaio 5 Phihdelphia 4. Cincinnati nnjii^.si BoM-m S. Pit;.-:mir?h 6 A.MMlll AN I.l..\(ii'i: N' ".v Yo:k 3. Chicneo 0 \v,i,h;n-'tr»n 6. St. Louis 5 R'\-'on 3 Cleveland 1 Dr'ivti: 5. Philadelphia 4 SOI'IIII:KN ASSO<IAIION A'!;uita 5. New Orleans 4 Nash\iUr R. Mempliis 2 Mo'olie 5. Birminsham 4 ClriHancoca 5. Litllo Rock 4 Hospital in Harrison Will Cost $226,445 HARRISON. Ark.. June 2 c.I'i -J E I'ylc. I. mli- flock, w.i.s Inw hid- iU'i for toi;.-trii[!tion ot a new a'-n- ci^l iuvpita! here ve.vlerri;\y. Tin bid 'ins S526.445. Oilier si;ne.v,liil bid.v PlumbuK. E. W. nanirls. I.itltc R'vi-k. J1V444' elfctvical work. Acme Tactile Comptitiv, Bunncdalc, $15,- vWtt Feature Attraction SEAGRAM'S 7 CROV.II. RLtKDlO WHISKEY. 86.8 Ptool. 65«,i Grain Neultal Spitils. SEjgiam-Oisliilers Corporation, Chrysler Building, Niw Yoik Trumann Team Downs Manila Other Legion Tilts Postponed Because Of Wet Grounds Rain again marred play of Mississippi County learns in the American Legion's Fifth District Junior Baseball League yesterday and last night as only one of tile four teams in Hie county saw action. In the nnly game played involv- ii)R a Mississippi County entry. Trumann went on a rampage to swarm the young but game Manila club 32-0 on the Trumann diamond Blytheville was scheduled at West Memphis, and Luxora at Osceola but Ihe tills were postponed due to rain and wet grounds. Osceola has scheduled a contest for tonight, meeting the Whilsctt Construction Company Legion nine of Memphis in » non-league encounter and tomorrow night the league game with Luxora which was postponed last night, will be made- up. Every member of (he big Trumann club hit safely against three Manila pitchers in the 32-nm marathon Manila started Max Homer on the hill but lie was showered with 14 runs in the very first inning and Carl Tipton took over. Tipton lasted until the eighth and save up 14 more runs with Prank Smith taking over there. Smith However, was equally as ineffective' as.imsl the Trumann sluggers giving up four runs In the final frame Meads went the distance for Trumann and turned in a neat three- hit performance. Two of the three nits he allowed were garnered bv npton who touched him for two Sunday afternoon (he teams will again try to get the full season underway. The schedule of games Sunday will > c ,id Blythevilfc To MemplU*. to meet the Blackburn- Stevens nine: and Osceola to Mark- nn ,, W l' iIe b ° th Lllxora an<l M «n la will be at home. Luxora will pay west Memphis and Manila will meet Caraway. In another le:i R 'ue game Sunday Harnsburg will play Trumann. Two Mississippi County Men to Receive Paroles CUMMINS. Ark.. June 2 In- 4 new 575,000 administration buildinc *'a.s dedicated at the .state prison larm here yesterday. The building was constructed with convict labor. The state Penitentiary Commission-Parole Board, meeting in connection with the dedication, paroled 27 convicts. The paroles, (name, county, date of sentence, crime, and term) include: >,,._. . Jam's . Baker. Greene County July 27, 1948, burglary and grand' larceny. -wo years. K. D. Bennett, Mississippi, April 5. 1948, forgery and uttering, two years. Tatt Williams. Mtaissippj. April 13. 1945, second degree murder ten years. LITTLE ROCK, June Talk about close pennant races! Whew! Just about any league you pick has one, and that applies especially to the loops of interest to Arkansas fans. Lends of the front runners In Ihe Southern Association, Cotton States League, Western Association. Big State League and the majors range from half a game to about four games. And It's been that way from the start of the season. And in most of those circuits even some of the second division teams aren't so far behind that they couldn't climb to the top In a week's time. Wallace Pitts, a native of Waldron, has been named assistant football coach at Texarkana. Ark. High. Pitts coached at Oklahf. Okla., last, fall and is a former Northwestern Oklahoma State College athlete. Conch Joe Dildy is organizing a girls pep squad to cheer his Hot Springs High grid team next year —win, lose or draw. He had 170 girls at the first meeting. Texas A. &. M. has two new tackle prospects. One, T. K. Niland, 215-pounder from Austin, is expected to enroll next September. The other won't be available for a few years. The son of Line Coach Bill Dubose. he's a little light and only ten days old. 13 Cases of Tularemia Reported in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK. June 2. <if, Thirteen cases of tularemia (rabbit fever* and six cases of the often- fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever have been reported In Arkansas recently. Both diseases arc believed transmitted by ticks. Ellis Kinder, who's having his best season on the mound for the Boston Red Sox, got his start as a sandlotter around Russellville. He hurled for amateur and semi-pro teams in several Arkansas towns, including Scottsville, Atkins, Dover Morrillon and Blackwcll. He hit the headline with Memphis of the Southern Association and then went to the St. Louis Browns, who traded him to the Bosox last year. Ground for a new $1,500,000 stadium at Baylor University was broken at Waco the other day. It will seat 40.000 fan., and is expected to be ready lor the 1950 season. Warren Youth Heads State's Future Farmers RUSSELVILLE. Ark., June 2. If, —David Leslie of Warren Is new president of the Arkansas Future Farmers of America. Jerry Rakes. Jr.. Bentonville. Is star farmer and as such winner of a 5100 prize. These honors we're among those bestowed as the organization closed its annual convention here yesterday/. Sixty-seven boys received FPA degrees. State Teachers College Plans Otf-Compus Units CONWAY. Ark.. .June 2. tff*>— Registration and classwork will begin June 6 at six off-campus centers established by Arkansas State Teachers college. The centers are at Mena, Forrest Ci(y. Van Buren. Osceola. Pine Bluff and Newport. Each center. Dr. H. L. Minton director of ASTC extension work said, will offer from 12 to 20 courses. The sardine inhabits the deep seas, coming toward the shore onlj during spawning seasons. CAN YOU STOP IN TIME? By Popular Request We're Repeating Th!» 3 DAY BRAKE INSPECTION SPECIAL • FRIDAY • SATURDAY • MONDAY $OOO 2 We wfre unable lo accnmmoflatr aTl the propTe who wishefl tn lake advanlage of this special offer last week . . . s« we're repeating; il. This compMe brake Inspection and art- Jus I men t involves seven different operations, so you can sc.e that your $2.00 Is well spent. Be sure about your brakes . . . come down lo Rl.ylhenlle Motor Co. oue of these throe days, either day or nipht. Blytheville Motor Co. Broadway & Chickatawba Phone 4422 Bears Knock Barons Out of Southern Lead By The Auoclitm PrtM Two-run homers by Bill Antonello and George Shuba gave Mobile a 5-4 edge over Birmingham and knocked Southern night. the Barons out of the Association lead last Atlanta whipped the Pelicans of New Orleans 5 to 4 and moved ack ;nto the top spot. Still another game ended 5 and 4 • the Lookouts of Chattanoogp luniphed over the Little Rock trl Travelers. Nashville's Vols defeated the list- place Memphis Chicks 8 to 2. New Orleans was ahead. 4 to 3 going Into the ninth. Al flair' batted a hard grounder at P»l Manager Hugh Luby for a possibfe double play. But the ball went between Luby's legs, bringing in Rusty Morgan and putting Lloyd Geaigart on third. Then Gearhart scored the »;nning tally. Two Lookouts were banished from the game at Little Rock. They were George Myatt, manager, and Pitcher Bobo Newsom. The argu- nent started ,when a balk was :alled on relief pitcher Woody John. Texorkona Pro Gains Early Lead In Arkansas Open TEXARKANA, Ark., June t. (fl — The host professional led by * small margin as the second and final round of the Arkansas Open Golf Tournament got underway here today. Don Murphy of the Texarkan* Country Club where the tourney is being held, shot a two-under-par 11 in the first round yesterday. .. A) Rayford. Camden pro, it second with a 72, and Gib Sellera, Hot Springs money player, wu third with 73. Five who tied with TVs Included defending champion Vincent Allison, Fort Smith amateur, and John Buzick, the Jonesboro amateur. In addition to winding up the open, today's rounds will' serve a» qualifying tests for the state amateur meet. Match play In the amateur will run from tomorrow through Sunday. Newsom started for Chattanooga and was named the winner, although replaced in the sixth inning. He had replaced his uniform with street clothes when he joined t.,e argument. A childish game is trying to repair your radio with a hairpin, a set of bargain basement lubes, and a prayer. We have the • technicians and equipment to 101 handle your grief. j "A childish game,' claims H«nn»K n one in which y Cin'lb«jtyouP , one in which your boy friend ' BLYTHEVILIE SALES CO. o IPHONf 3616 i?OR BETTER WEAR...BUY TWO PAIR! • 8* wis* about your ihoe*! Buy (1) the neit Rand Freemattt (above) with special comfos don't h»v« to break it in. Wear it during the day. 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