The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 26, 1949
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EIGHT BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Motormen Lick Ark-Mo 5 to 2 and Even Series Score The Bt.vlheville .Motor Company .Mol'onncn ovpnoil tlie score with HIP Avk-.Mo KilowitUers by taking the swornl ifame of the City Softball League's di:iini>ioi>.shi|> playoff finals 5-2 Jast night, furring tlie lillo scries lo KO the tlirec- game limit. The two toanis are schi'dulod lo deckle Uu: issue tonight at 8 o'clock at Walker I'ark will) the winner lo Ix: crowned league champs. Bolh leanis arc seeking their first league title. < Cm-vebaliillg Stewart Gurley rjl" j [he Kilovvaiters was at his best hist | night but ins three-hit pitching wasn't good enough and was overshadowed seven Ark-Mo errors alietd that cost hhn the ball game. Envin Jones, who \vas defeated by Ihe Kilowatters Tuesday night, returned to the hill for the Motormen last night and turned In a four-hit performance. He received near excellent hacking from hi. 1 ie.ini mates who were charged \vith only one error. Motormen Kally in Seventh The Motormen. after .scoring single tallies in the first and fifth frames, had to come forth with a big rally in the seventh Ihat was sparked by t\vo Ark-Mo errors, to win the same. Wayne Dill led his team at bat with two hits in four trips, on a third inning homer \vilh the bases empty. For Ark-Mo baseman Freddie Perry was the big gnu', nipping Jones for two hits. :i single and a double, in three times at the plate Jones aided his ovvn cause hy fanning 15 Ark-Mo batters while giving tip only on ball>. Gurley three his cnrvcball by seven Motormen ballets and yielded three base.s oti balls. FRIDAY, AUGUST 215, 1949 Box score: Blythevillr Motor Armstrong c Carson cf Williams 2b Dill .V . .. Mehai-ff Ib Fisher If Little rf ' Canada 3b Jones p If Totals Ark-Mo Chitmon Moore 2b Long ss Perry Ib Romin.savall Wilson cf Roi'sh rf Bray- 3b , All 4 4 4 4 4 -...3 4 3 2 31 AH 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 GOING STACC — Turned 87. starting his 60lh year of coaching footbalJ. Amos Alon/o Slagg |J! KOCS to work on his front lawn - in Stockton. Calif. The famous 0 : Kli. who co.icheil Chicago and 1 j Pacific, now handles the orTcnsc 0 : for his son. A. A. Stajjg, Jr.. at 0 Snsquchanna. 0 . 25 I AMKKICA.V LEAGUE W L New York 74 Boston 12 Cleveland fjft Philadelphia, 66 Detroit Chicago Washington St. Louis .NATIONAL U:A<;IJE SI. Louis Brooklyn Boston Philadelphia '....'... New York Pittsburgh 55 Cincinnati 49 Chicago 47 SOUT11KK.V LEAGUE Nashville Birmingham Mobile New Orleans Atlanta . Little Rock . . Memphis Chattanooga Yeslerdav s Results <tMi-:uir.i%N LKAOIIE New York (i. CU'ielflllil 3. Chicago 8. Boston 3. Philadelphia 9. SI Ixmis 5. Detroit 2. Washington !. VATIOXAI. I.K.IOIIK Chicago 4-1, Brooklyn 0-3. Pittsburgh 5-'.'. Philadelphia l-< St. 1,011 is 5. New York 2. Cincinniiti 4. FlriMon 3 110 inn- SOUTHEK.V LL'ACiUE New Orleans 7-3. Lillle Rock 2-Q. AJJiitua 9, ChMlanouda 2. Birminshain 5, Nn.shvillc 2. Mobile 5, Memphis 4. BONUS BABIES—Pitcher Dill Offield, left, of Builingame Calif and third baseman Joe Kirrcnc. Jr., of Sacramento report' lo Ihe White Sox. The youngsters were given bonuses totaling $100 000 part of the Chicago Americans' rebuilding campaign, which now :xccecls $2oO.OOO in cos!. They will break in professionally nc vi spring with Waterloo of Ihe Three-Eye League. Toclav's Games A.MKItK'A.V I.K.UJCE Boston fit Chirnijo <2l. Phllariclphin at si. i.ouis (niglitl. New York at Cleveland (night). Washington al Detroit. iVATIO.S'AI. I.KAUDE Chicago at Brooklyn (night). St. Louis at New York. Cincinnati ai Boston might.). Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (niKhti. SOI!) 111-FtN I.KA<iUE Night, gami'.s: Mobile at Memphis. Nashville al Birminphnm. Atlanta at Ctiattanooga 12). New Orleans al Little Rock. Victoria's Sox In Semi-Finals of Caraway Tourney Victoria's Jied .Sox beat the Wallace rmlcpendeju,s 9-3 at an invitational Lamn.iment ai Caraway last niahl. Drew "Pop" Conner went the ili.s- tmice for Victoria nnri pave up eiplit hiLs, Wallace Unit'lied him lor six hits ami three mu.s in the fir-t three innings, but he shut them out on two flits for ihe remainder of the game. Hush Wright was the big man al trip plato [r>r Victoria a.s he collected three safeties in five trips and drove in three nins. Victoria plays Manila in ttir .spini- f inn Is tonight. The winner o[ tonight's same will meet the winner of Hie Jonrsboi-o-Cnrjuvay game for the toiinify championship. The box scene: Wallace AB R H A new soybean product is said to be a glue which becomes waterproof when heated. JAMVETS Quit Delta Bowl; Lean To Harbor Bowl WASHINGTON. ALIJT. ^6. «,-r. — • The AM VETS wrote off the Delia j Bawl i t Kit bill t «!iiiir ;il Mejnjilns • to;hiy Hint tnrmul tn :t p*i.-;siljle • , lianfl in the Hurbnr Howl gmiic at" j San Diego. ! | Ha roll t A, Keafs, nntiunnl com-! niaiui'/r of iho World War II vcL- era IK ot'irnni/niton. drnU with tliu . two Ne\v Ycur'.s tliiy sports events in liis aniK'n! icjiort. i Although the UMin BowE gnmb' > suttTssful. pnblir vHniious \VIM* - aiuJ publicity wise, nr> futids were; tfi'iivrcl fnmi tin* openuioii of the [ e." K»-a(. pukl. '. An option is mnv beino heki on ', - H:irh»r Hn\vl mnnc. , It is hopeful Ib;H a coninirt, : fe feu AMVKTS to sponsor: the tinmr u ill lie consLiininnted ; -.1 after tlie n:iU'innl convention." Thf rniuvnnoii will be heUl at Dr.s Moitir. 1 ?. In\\n. fSrp] 3»n. • Brockett Store Team Pummels Number Nine 8-1 The Brockett. Store nine of Hayti ' defeated the Number Nine Niners 8-i lust night in a siame played on the Hayti diamond. Frnnk Ellis went all the way (or Number Nine ami was tagged tor six hits while his team mates were combing James, Brockett hurler. for nine. Errors afield, however s|ielled_iiis defeat. Jirn~;_J]onry Lilts s led Number Nine's )iitliii(! willi Uiree hits in four times al nat and Bill De- Lono got two for four. Sunday afteinon. Ihe Niners are scheduled lo meet tlie Luxora Ti- ueis on the Number Nine diamond. i J. Cornish If | Prynr 3b - l-'ne Ib ...... ; CurUl c I D. Cornish ss ! Melms p .... Totals Victoria PpnniMl ss .. Bukpr II) \Vri»hl cf ... Georee ff ... J. Conner 3b White c Wixson If ... Bard If D. Conner p Totals . 4 .. 4 . 4 . 3 . 4 . 4 3~i AB Aussie and U. S. Nefrmen Tangle in Davis Cup Play FOREST HILLS. N. Y.. Aug. 26. i-Pl—Tennis hotshots o[ Australia ( and the llnilcd States tear into each other In the opening singles matches ! "f the Davis Cup challenge round j here today and ihe issue may IK all j but decided by Uu- time the sun j goes clown. I Tlie first tusslr ;u noon 'CSTi sends Wimbledon champion Ted Schroeder. the Americans' No. 1 singles entry, against Billy Sidwell. .something of a surprise starter for the Australians. Following their mate]), O. S champion Richard »Panchol Gonzalos will take the court against 23- year-old Frank Scdgniiin. Austra- i lia's vastly-improved singles titleholder. Scdgmaii is the key man in the Aussie's hopes of recapturing the i tried unsuccessfully 10 take back I ihe past two years. Barons Trip Nashville 5-2 To Cut Margin By Thf As:.«flaf«l PrrM Norm Koney, Birmingham cen- terfielder, hit a bases-loaded double to spark a four-run sixth-Inning rally that gave the Baronx a 5 to '< victory over Nashville Vols Thurs- daynlght. The decision cut Nashville's Southern Association lead over the Barons to three games at one-all. Mobile's Bears clipped Memphis 5 to 4, to run their winning streak to six straight. New Orleans and Little Rock divided a douMcheader. Pel Stan Mllankovlch hurled a five-hitter to win (he opener. 7 lo 'i. Joe Smolko Pulled another five-hitter (or the Traveler*' win. r to 3. in the second tilt. A coup'.e of two-run round- tripners by Hal Simpson and Jack Sanford helped Smolko along. Two key Travelers were Injured Catcher Joe Krautt was heaned by a pitched ball his ' : :-st lime at bat I" the opener and wax taken to a hosr>ilal. A physician said he may have suffered a "light concussion Second baseman Al Fedcroff was carried from the field alter a foul tip hit his left knee in the nightcap. B^lh m'.tv return lo action within a week. Babc*Ellis a recent import from Chatlanoni;a. led the Atlanta Crackers to a 9 to 2 victory over h' f former Lookout teammates. Ellis got four hits iti four times at bat. Barnhill Briefs Cooching Aides As Season Hears FAYETTEVILLE. Ark. .Aug. 26. '^1 —Head Football Coach John Barnhill is conducting; a quite exclusive "coachinp school" in preparation for Irie approaching season Hi the University of Arkansas. The nine members of the Razorback coaching staff are called together twice daily for two hours at a time. And all serve as both instructors and students. Barnhill explained that Ihe chalk- talks are being held for these n To make sure each coach fulk understands his task for the 1949 campaign; to make each coach completely aware of what the othei coaches are teaching; and. to fa- miliari/e nil coaches with fundamentals of the newly-installed T formation. to Jonesboro Nine Sunday If Sec i unpiedit is every do the s ,"'" ck "' e ! Thp Am '° rel T^ «"1 m^t th , !* ""i'"' ttere: «" 5 ^ Jonesboro Red Sox nine at «'' eVC ' 1C '" iSht Arm0! ' cl Park Suntla - v afternoon, fachcroeder when The came is called for 3 o'clock -' UHH-H.. Mize's Two-Run Clout Leads Yanks To 6 to 3 Victory By J«t Kefrhtar Au*tiat«4 rran Sports Writer Only time and the American League pitcher* will determine whether the New York Yankees bought themselvea a pennant when they gambled on Johnny iMr/.e. Judging by Big Jawn's showing last night, however he is easily worth the reported $40,000 the Yankees paid the New York Giants last Monday for his services. Mize, at 36, may not be as nlml>le+— - '_ nrst case, om he still powder the "!«° re "? f P'lclwr Erv PaKca's first n-ashed his fli-st ' 11U * at Jackle R<">lnson. who threw homer to help i° 1 T' ewee Reese lor a game-enduis ._i ,, —. . nnilnle vilav B Marion Dyer, manager of the Armore! team, said this morning that he is undecided as to his the singles pairings are reversed tot Sunday's windup. Australia must be considered Ihe ; ,,c is undecided as to his to dog in the lone doubles en- j starting pitcher bul (hat A. w co,nie, tomorrow, since its rcpre-j , Friu, Won probably would get jsen.atives dominated Ihe finals of I ihe call our rnvr, national doubles elia.n-! This will be the Tims' first ; I'imiships only a few days a«o. meeting with the Red Sox. A. the Gulf ,,t Guinea where the Carved in stone at Mount „„„,- piune meridian crosses the equa-, more in South Dakota are the loi <1t fen. level, the earth's sur- ; faces of Geoige Washington. Tho- tace has neither longitude, lad- ' mas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt tucic nor altitude. ' and Abraham Lincoln. 4L 9 12 Nuiiihrr Xiiie Bunrh If ____ ! DeL.mlg ss-2b .Jnne.i cf H, Haruer Ib I'llsll rf l.ulcs c Fislif'l 3b AB . 4 . -4 . I CAMPUS HERO—John (R OQ nnn K hi k on the ^ a < t i tft c^jiipiis to can hi M » t PI s Hcgioc md be lho Ni tth C -iol nn inslitulion ^ fntciiiost (dndiaalc <oi Ml \niriu i this f. !l He krl tho n t n <.o| « 21? c pi'-'- rfioixct^ 1 i in t'unn with 'M c.-ilthos fm- fin. ; Jttfrfs ajuj seven touthclowr, No-Hit Victories A Habit With This So!tbc!l Hurler rofi I SMI I H Arl:.. Ann •>,;. (,!•: C ui [ -»jy to r ur|>. Jerry Nir.d. n t uli ) 'n .w. a no-hitter i.s r ^ fl ' ^ ! vo .s'/cli nainr.s lasl, 1 tn i l i i _ Uu 1 Sania. N.M . Air H :i -.• tn tin- liiials of l lie 1 « I'll At my x'filjail li>v[-n;nii^iic t"-ini) c^nfir n ; ^ \u-Ttns were v >li'it ui Ccnti.'!-. 1-0. ami .!• . «-! ,u i ;rd !•:!•• ai.peaied in ;):> hiilinc; dTinic the roi[Mi:iinrtu anil ha,= s 'i 10 i < IM> urn; in the fin;il« ' it u t t i Blisc. i i Hie '-arouse! wa- first used In I 7: h C'ltiiiiiy Hi n •i.]]raii fairs. Horn's ss-21) Ellis p K. Barger .......... I > Whittle .......... | Head Courier News Want Ads totals 3B 1 o |\' iiniund oiu for Hollingsworlli in IMh 'xxi hit for Fisher in 9;h. ISniekrtl ,\lt K II 5 I RIT Z THEATRE Manila, Ark. «»k<'.s if i • s i«t! rf 1 (Juerti-nnous 1[ ' '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.' 4 Jtmiis |> 4 1 uvui-i 2b 4 HiOTl 1!) ... 4 Kriday ^" Nnltit'dHV "ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE" with Jimmy \\akoly Carlootl ami Srri^l inesf beer you ever tasted! Don't Give Up the Trip/ .£>•- -^t 1 ,^ ~j£\ \ ~H^*;\ ""^V-V/ > !'. \ » ,'y'. / v J.'. ; I \;-W/ '-3^*N. w \ > * / ->-^-^.~ ^" ; <""A U , U «**^T" as of old around first base, but he proved he could "" tall when he American League homer to help the Yankees defeat the Cleveland Indians, 6-3. Mize clouted Bob Feller's first offering over tlie righ field fence to score Tommy Henrich ahead of him in the second Inning. That put the Yankees ahead, 2-0. Jolin paid off again In the eighth when he singled off Gene Bearden. A crowd of 63.622 watched the Indians lose their third straight at home. Ed Lopat registered his 13th triumph for the Yankees, although he needed help from Joe Page in the eighth. Yanks End .Slump The triumph, which ended a three- game losing streak. Increased the Yankees' first place margin over the Boston Red Sox to three games. The Sox were beaten, 8-3. by the While Sox in Chicago. The third place Tribe is now six games off the pace. The St. Louis Cardinals picked up half a lap on the Brooklyn Dodgers, whipping Hie Giants 5--> to Increase their first place margin in the National League to a game and a half. The Dodgers were held to a split in their doublehoader with the cellar-dwelling Chicago Cubs. Johnny Schmitz handcuffed the Brooks with a four-hit 4-0 triumph. The Dodgers came back to win the second game. 3-1. Cincinnati snapped Boston's five- game winning streak, 4-3 in a 10- inning struggle. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh divided a double header The Phils won the night portion of the twin bill. 4-2, after the Pirates Ixad won the afternoon half, 5-1. A's Beat Browns The Philadelphia Athletics retained their slim hold on fourth place in the Amercian League by downing the St. Louis Browns 9-5- as Detroit defeated Washington 2-1 Pete Slider and Joe Astloth drove in three runs npiece t<i help lefty Alex Kellner regisler his 16th victory for the A's. Virgil Trucks" won his own ball Same when he singled home Detroit's winning run In the ninth The righthander held the Senators to four hits, and made three himself. Stan ,\f U5 ial and Enos Slaughter the Cards' hitting twins, batted in four nm.s between them to help Red Munger gain his 12th victory The Dodgers weathered a ninth inning uprising by the Cubs to gain their split Trailing by two runs, Ihe Cubs filled the base.s with only Pinch hitter Bob Scheffing then NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:90 p.m. Matiner Saturday i Sundays .Mal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Com. Showinr. Manila, Ark. Shnw.i EVERY NIGHT Friday "SAHARA with Humphrey Bniart Saturday 'BLAZING TRAIL' with with Charles Stirrett HILLBILLY JAMBOREE and DANCE Legion Arena - Sot., Aug. 27 Those Who Like to Square Dance Are Cordially Invited featuring "AUNT BUNIE" and the Garrett's Snuff Variety Gang! -AMATEUR SHOW- All Types Amateur Knterlaincrs Kliifihle. Those <I«- sirinK '•> cnler musl vcKister al lh« LeRion Hu( Saturday Between 2 p.m. and I p.m. Adm. - Adults 75c Children 25c (This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dance) VACATION FUN Salurday Owl Show "STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO" j Robert Arimlronjr. Mae Clark Still l«b of Rut wrotker — pl*ntr of u- citing thills (• dt — frffiatf, I* 90— ky GREYHOUND HUIGIIT, SUNNY DAYS and cool. comforLihte nislit.s make parly fall the perffct season for vacation tripj:' And liow you'll enjoy traveling hv srnouthfidingi deep-ciisliionpd (!rev- hound SuperCoachT Ride relaxed. frpc from traffic worrie-i and dm inp strain . . . enjoy close-up views alori^r scenic highways , . . and double your sightseeing by going one route, re turning another! Cost? Less than one-ih\rd a* much »5 operaling a private cnr—fni /r>s than ol her publtp transport a ( ion' CRITKOUND IXPINSLPAtO TOURS BIS MM:S Phone -U41 GREYHOUND Yew Can Afford mn EXTRA TRIP AtTh».« LowF»r».! BLYTHEVIULES ONL.V ALL WHITE THEATPF I Shim SUrU Wnkd>;> >:W P. Satnrdat «nd Sondjj: Cnnlia ihowiaj (r»m 1:M) f.m. Friday * Saturday DOUBLE FEATURE WEST OF CARSON CITY .lotiiiny MitK Rr%wn, Rob Baker «• F.ny Knighl "LADY IN A JAM" Irem- Dmnr * P«trirk Knowla Dial t^6! Box orrict Open-, al J:M Shaw SUrli at 7:10 Friday 4 Salurday "OKLAHOMA BLUES" .llmm.v Wakelr Cannonhall Taylor Sn-ial: final Chapler or "THE LOST JUNGLE" Saturday Midnight Show STARTS 10:45 p.m. "Behind Locked Doors" Lucille Bremrr, Richard Carliom Boi Office Ojtens al 7 W«!i Nljhtf Shnit Starts at 7:SO Matinee SilurdiT & Sunday at J p.m. wi(h continuoa> ihnwinf. Friday * Saturday "GUN TALK" vith Jnhnnj M»ck Brown Sunday & Monday "IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME" with .lady Garland. Van .Johnson SKY LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER 1 .Milts North »l BlrtlMTlllt B«i OHic» Opeiu »t f:U Shsw SUrta 7:M Friday 'IF YOU KNEW SUSIE' witK Krtdie Canlor and .iMin Daris Alxi Shorti Saturday Owl Show 11 p.m. "EXPOSED" with Artrlr .M>ra • nil Kobcrl Sc*ll Strlal: "MytteiiMn Mr. M" N*. U Also CarUvn Saturday 'SIX GUN LAW' with Smlky Btnwtte mint Charles SUmil

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