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PAGE SIX BLTTHEV1LLB (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS Five Homers in Eighth Give Phils 72-3 Decision Over Reds; Cards Dump Brooks 7-4 in 14th Br Jack Hind (AMWtUUd PTCM Sport* WriUr) Htll the fighting Phillies— new fence-butting chimps of baseball. Five home runs In a smashing eighth-inning rally list night pu. the IMS Phili In the record books alongside the 1938 New York Giants No more futile Phils. Andy Semlnlck, who nicked Cin- dnnatl pitching for three homers la«t evening, made the Phil*' feal distinct because he hammered two in the »ame Inning. That tied a major league mark shared by several players. The last time It was done w&s by Joe DiMagglo, June 24, 1936. New York .. St. Louis Cincinnati . Philadelphia Chicago New York . Boston . Washington Detroit . ,., Philadelphia Cleveland . Chicago . ., 31. Louis ., Atlanta . ... Birmingham Little Rock Nashville . . New Orleans Chattanooga Mobile . ... Memphis . . Del Ennis* homer started the big Brooklyn Inning, which opened with Ken Raffensberger enjoying a 3-2 lead. Seminlck came next. Before it was over 10 runs were home and Piid- din' Head Jones. Schoolboy Rowe and seminfck again had hit the ball ' out ol the park. Semlnick'c second of the inning came with two on. In addition to the homers, Jones just missed (he second time around with a Iriple and Gran Hamner's double also crashed against the wall, a few feet short ol going into the stands. Raffensberger went into the game with a string of 18 successive scoreless inninps. He left in the midst of the eight with a dazed expression. The final score was Philadelphia 12. Cincinnati 3. Counting Seminlck's earlier homer, the Phils had six for the night. Only one short of the National League record. And was a new high for a night game. Waren Spahn boosled the Boston Braves' National League lead to two full games by defeating Pittsburgh, 4-1, while both the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers lost, Brooklyn's Don Newcombe blew • 4-1 lead in the ninth and the fjod- gers finally succumbed to the St. Louis Cardinals In the 14th. 7-4. on Btan Musial's two-run triple and Chuck Diering's double. Leonard Blanks GUnls Dutch Leonard silenced the powerful Giants with three singles In Chicago's 3-0 victory over Sheldon Jones. The veteran knuckler had a one-hitter until the eighth. Tommy Henrich, who beat the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night with a homer, added his llth homer and a triple to lead the New York Yankees to a 12-7 victory. The win and Boston's night loss to Cleveland Increased the Yanks' lead to 5'i games. Lou Boudreau, playing vdth a broken finger, backed up Bob Lemon's five-hit, pitching with a double and a single as the crippled Cleveland Indians topped the Red Sox. 8-3. Washington, the surprise team of the league, moved to within 5 1-2 games "of the lead by handing the St. Louis Browns their eighth straight less, 4-1. Eddie Yost's homer with two on capped a four-run rally in the eighth. Detroit again flipped Philadelphia in the 10th:inniug. 5-4, witri Hoot Evers the hero. E>^rs doubled and scored on Johnny Gioth's single. In the eighth Evers hit his second homer of the year with two on to tie the score.' ' NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 7, Brooklyn 4 (14 nings.) Chicago 3. New York 0. Boston 4, Pittsburgh I. Philadelphia 12, Cincinnati 3. Dark Horse Tops Field of State Golf Tournament TEXARKANA, Ark., June 3. m— For the most part the same old faces made up the championship flltcht as match play began in thr Arkansas Amateur Golf Tournament at the Texarkana Country Club today. But the perennial top contenders were riding in the back seat behind * Magnolia darkhorse, Charles Woodard, as they teed off for their first 18-hole tests. Woodard was the only one able to master par on the tricky course in yesterday's qualifying round and was medalist with his onc-under 72. He'll have to stave off threats from a strong field to hold his position, however. Four shot-makers who have won slate championships before will try to do it again. They are Vincent Allison, who won on his home course at Fort Smith last year; his fellow townsman, Steve Crcekmore, Sr.; Richard (Bubba) Smart. Pine Bluff, a three time champ, and Johnny Btizick, Jr., Poncrtraro. Nearest to Woodard in qualifying was Bill Clark ol Texarkana with a Par 73. Boston NATIONAL LtACLIK W. L. AMERICAN LEAGUE 25 23 23 21 20 20 1C Pittsburgh 16 W. 27 21 23 22 21 IS 19 10 SOUTHKRN LEAGUE W. L. 2.1 25 25 23 24 20 20 12 Pet .59; .548 .548 ,538 .488 .488 .410 .381 Pet. .692 .553 .548 .537 .500 .488 .463 ,238 Pel. .590 .581 .556 ,548 .511 .476 .476 .273 Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 12, Chicago 7. Detroit 5, Philadelphia 4 (10 Innings). Washington 4, St. Louis 1. Cleveland 8, Boston 3. In- Phillips Motors Smother "Hogs" Razorbacks H«I<1 ScoraUft Whilt Victors Run Wild Scoring In every Inning but the third, Phillips Motor Company buried the Razorbacks under an avalanche o( runs for n 27 to 0 win in the first game of the doubleheader In "Y" softball play at Walker Park last night. Only 17 Razorbacks faced the spccdball merchant Tom Ivy who •truck out 11 and allowed one single to Bryce Layson, Hog left fielder. Meanwhile the Motermen put together 13 hits, live hit batsmen, and nine walks for their run getting scoring 13 In the Initial frame and 11 in the fifth as the game was halted by the curlew. The Razorbacks were without the .services of their regular hurler, Carroll, Gllsson, and Hall was exceedingly wild. In the second game, the Blythe.'Ille Motor entry turned on the power In the late innings and with -onie «fd from the Jaycce fielders, A-ho committced several mistakes, hammered out a 14 to 7 victory. Through the fourth, it was a battle, the Jaycees coming up with two markers In the third to take 'he lead, but the Motormen bounced back with four In the (ifth and -hree In the sixth and were never threatened. Harvey Don-is, pitch- ng for the Jaycees gave up only six hits and walked five while striking out two. Hawkins started on the mound for :he Motormen but was relieved by Ted fisher In the last of the fourth after giving up five hits, walking four and striking out four. Fisher ?ave only one hit in the three frames he worked. The B<i.v Score First Game Phillips Motor Co. AB R H Baker ss 5 2 1 Ketchum 3b 3 4 1 Mullins cf 6 3 1 Hays Sb 4 3 1 Wixson rf 2 2 0 James Ib 2 4 1 Koonce c 5 3 1 John Duclos If 1 1 i Ivy p 4 2 3 Fitzhugh rf 2 1 o Mitchell ]f o 2 1 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Little Rock 4, Chattanooga 0. Atlanta 8. New Orleans 7. Birmingham 10. Mobile 6. Nashville 5, Memphis 4. Today's Games AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Chicago might}. Washington at St. Louis (night) Boston at Cleveland. Philadelphia at Detroit. NATIONAL M'AGUE Chicago lit New York St. Lonls at Brooklyn Cincinnati at Philadelphia Only games cheduled. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville at Memphis, night. New Orleans at Atlanta, night. Mobile at Birmingham, night. Chattanooga at Little Rock, night. "Musial Hot for Sale '" To Any Club"—Saigh ST. LOUIS, June 3. WV—Owner red Salgh of the St. Louis Cardl- lals said yesterday "Stan Musinl Is tot for sale to a:;y ball club nor will lie be traded." Saigh issued a orlef statement as an answer to rumors, clrculaling n St. Louis and other cities, that he star outfielder might be sold. "We do not Intend to sell any ithcr Cardinal ball players for cash done." Salgh said. The Cardinal president was criticized for the sale >f pitcher Murry Dickson to the Pittsburgh Pirates last spring for - reported 5125,000. "Naturally," Saigh added, "if the opportunity arises to make a trade beneficial to the Cardinals, we will akc advantage of it. but proposed deals for Musial and cerlnin other "ardinnls will not even be given thought." FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1949 Demos and Republicans Cross Bats in Diamond Battle Tonight Totals ... Razorbacks Yoder 3b .. Martin rf .. Lipford ss . Layson If .. Hardy cf ... lathey 2b Francis c Pierce Ib Halt p Pollard rf 34 27 13 AB R H 1 2 2 2 I 1 2 Totals m o Second Game Blytheville Motor Co. AB R Armstrong c 5 2 Williams 2b 4- I Jttle If .'3 3 Canada 3b 4 o 'ook cf , 3 i ileharg Ib n ] Dill ss 2 3 Hawkins p-i f 3 2 Bassett rf l o Fisher p 2 1 . Totals Jaycees Patton cf Hall c iloyd ss I. Dorris p ~we Ib Spradley If Duclos 3b Ralph 2b T. Dorris rf Totals 4 4 3 2 3 1 2 3 1 23 30 14 AB R H Sports Roundup fcr H»jh FuUfrUii, Jr. NEW YORK. June 3— </P<— That path you can see leading to Hackensack, N J. was worn by major league scouts going to watch Stan Pltula pitch for Hackensaek High School . . . Stan Just won ten games this season, making it 16 straight lor two years, but seven were shutouts and two were no- hitters Three errors marred those no-hit games, one seven and on nine innings, but he didn't walk like a man either . . . Stan also missed a perfect game against Ridgewood when the first -man scratched a single and he retired the next 21 ... For the season, pilula's record shows 18 hits, 12 walks 143 strikeouts and four runs, all unearned, In 72 Innings. He also Is the best hitter on the team . . . Anybody got a high school star who can beat that? All Burned Up This dispute probably will have o go to Happy Chandler for a ruling, though it is now being debated in Boston Suburban Munici- By Arthur Edson WASHINGTON, June 3. , . .... Democrats play tile Republicans tonight in their annual Congrcssiooaj baseball game. And experts—the same ones who said that Dewey would be our next president—predict a first class, weU played contest. The Democrats won last year, by an estimated 24-11. They would be favored to repeat, except that Rep. Wheeler (D-Ga) has been feeling poorly. Wheeler Is a good pitcher, by Congressional standards. In fact, he was about the only pitcher on either team who could get the ball over last year. So if Chief Justice Vlnson shows any control on his opening pitch, he's liable to have steady work on the mound. GOP Situation Value The Republican situation is somewhat vague. Rep. Bishop (R- III), a former tailor, coal miner, telephone lineman and pro baseball player, manages the Republicans. And he craftily has refused to give any hint or his starting jitcher, if any. Bishop, by the way, is a remarkable example of durability. He'll open at second base for the Republicans. On June 29, Bishop will be 59 years old. Some of Ihe Congressmen have proved lo be surprisingly spry. Rep. Case (R-SD) runs after dropped fly balls like - Southern League Race Marks Time As Leaders Win By The Assotialed Fres« The Southern Association's sizzling race marked time last night as all of the top four teams won. First place Atlanta nipped New Orleans 8 to 7. Second place Birmingham downed Mobile 10 to 6 Third place Little Rock shut out Chattanooga, 4 to 0. Nashville brought up the rear of the first, division, edging out Memphis 5 to The batters found it lough going at Little Rock. Each club made only four hits, but the Travs found nine walks of considerable assistance. The victory was the seventh for Al Piechot. against two losses. Piechota had a no-hitter until the sixth, when Earl Wooten singled Hal Quick, Nashville shortstop clouted a double with two mates' on base in the eighth to give the Vols their victory. Ralph Brown's double scoring two tallies and Lloyd Gearharfs two-run homer In the fourth led Atlanta over the pels. Birmingham's Bnrons grabbed a five run lead in the first inning and coasted In. Southern President' Charlie pa, softbal, League ... Seems the , „»«.. .xp.h. Somervnie. Mass, ,„eman-s team gressiona, , BmPa fly balls are" was to meet Maiden at 10 a.m. one day this spring At 8:14 a fire alarm was sounded. At 8:23 there was another and at 10:45 the multi- ale alarm sign flashed . . . Naturally the fire laddies didn't show up at the ball field. The umpire waited a half hour, the' ordered the game forfeited to Maiden League officials, on a close vole, upheld the uinp, but the chief and the mayor of Sommervllle are protesting that the game should be rescheduled. Onr Minute Sports Page Lee "Sonny" Mitchell, who was one-man track team for White Oak High In Ihe Texas schoolboy meet, will enter Southern Methodist U. next fall. He's also rated as a terrific football prospect . . . Twin brothers, Bob and Bill Carey, likely will be Ihe regular ends on the Michigan State football team next fall. Bob. the bigger of the patr. is 6-4?; tall and weighs 220 ... The Chicago Cubs claim their decrease in home attendance this spring, its compared to last year, is due entirely to the weather. Court Denies Appeals Of 3 Banned Pitchers NEW YORK, June 3. (.*>) — The United States Court of Appeals yesterday denied the request of three former major league baseball players that they be re-instated immediately. The trio is banned from baseball for Hve years for jumping to the Mexican League In i««. Today's ruling, written by Chief Judge Learned Hand and concurred In by Judges Thomas W. Sivan and Jerome N. Prank, pointed out that it would ''seem highly desirable" the players' damage suits charging organized baseball with violations of the anti-tnist acts be "brought to trial as soon as possible." The players are Danny Oardella, one-time pitcher with the New York Giants; Max Lanier and Fred Martin, former St. Louis Cardinal pitchers. Chrysler Sells Horses NEW YORK. June 3. (iP,— Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.. sold his 24 racing thoroughbreds yesterday at public auction for a total price of $221,»0. Larry S. MacPhail, one-time baseball bigwig, wns the heaviest buyer, paying $27,300 for three fillies. Murphy Defeats Cusick In Arkansas Open Playoftl TEXARKANA, Ark., June 3—W) -Tall, wiry Don Murphy today held the 1049 Arkansas Open golf championship as further evidence that familiarity with a tournament pays off. His victory yesterday at the Texarkana Country Club, where he is pro, marked the second straight time a homctowncr had finished on top in the event. At Fort Smith last year, an amateur from the host club, Vincent Allison, shared the title with W. A. <Pinky) Meagher of Magnolia, another amateur. Murphy won the crown by four strokes in a nine-hole playoff with Andy Cusick, North LHtle Rock professional. They tied over the regulation 36-ho!e distance with three-lintler-par 143's. Read Courier News Want Adi inest you ever tasted! Woodcock Kayoes Mills In 74th; to fight Savold LONDON, June 3 W)—Bruce Woodcock, a fugitive from ring oblivion, is being hailed today as a worthy foe for American Lee Savold in their Sept. 6 bout which Britain, at least, terms a world heavyweight championship affair. Woodcock retained his British, empire and European heavyweight titles last night at White City Stadium by knocking out world light heavyweight k!n& Freddie Mills, al- Walker Park Pool to Open Saturday p.m. C. G. Redman, president of the Chlckasaw Athletic Club, announced today (hat the Walker Park swimming pool, which Is operated by Iht club, will open for the 1949 season tomorrow afternoon at 1:15. Cleaning of the pool was completed yesterday, Mr. Redman said and It will be filled today. The pool will be-managed again this year by Coach Russell Mosley. The pool will be open dally, Mr. Redman said, between the hours of 1:15 and 9 p.m. except on Saturday's when the hours will be 1-15 and 6 p.m. Billy Bob Elliott has been employed as life guard at the pool. caught.) Rep. Rivers (D-SC) lakes * nice cut at the ball. Hits It, too, sometimes. And Rep. Harris (D-Ark)J in addition to his chores of Dem-' ocratic manager, also Is pretty fatr country catcher. i In case you wonder why your' congressman Is cavorting around! this way, there's a good reason. The i game U sponsored by the Washing-] ton Evening star, and the proceeds' go to underprivileged children Blytheville Man In Third-Place Trap Shoot Tic W. H. Holcombe. Blytheville implement dealer and a member of the Blytheville Gun Club, tied for third in the Rice Belt Handicap trap shoot at Stuttgart Thursday with 96 breaks out ol R possible 100. The handicap was won by Julius Petty of Stuttgart, seven times Arkansas slate champion. Tying with Holcombe for third place honors was R. Gaude of. Natchez, Miss. Four Soulhwcst open events were scheduled for today in the second of four days of competitive trap shooting. Senior male contenders fire at 200 targets from the 16-yard line in one event. The lady and junior winners were to be determined on 100 shots. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III., June 3. I.T)—(USDA)—Ko;>s 9.500; fairly active; steady to 25 higher than Thursday's average; bulk good and choice 180-220 Ibs 22.00-2225; top 22.25; 220-24O Ibs 21.75-22.00; 240-300 Ibs 20.75-21.85; around 375 Ibs 19.25: 140-170 Ibs 21.00-2200; 100-130 Ibs 19.00-20.75; good sows 400 Ibs down 18.25- 19.50; over 400 Ibs 16.50-18.00; stags 12.50-15.00; few 15.50. Cattle 900; calves 850; generally about steady; a few good to choice yearling steers to 28.00 with odd lots good 27.00-27.50; good to low choice heifers and mixed yearlings 26.50-27.75; common and medium 22.00-25.50: medium and good bulls 21.00-22.25; cutter and common bulls 1800-20.00: good and choice vealere 27.00-31.00; common and medium 21.00-28.00. Platinum was called unripe gold and thrown back into the streams to "ripen" by early day Indians in South America. for 15 rounds, was witnessed by RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday S Saturday "FRONTIER REVENGE' with I.ash Lame Cailoon & Serial -Lost Jungle" Saturday Owl Show "SKY DRAGON" wllh Charlie Chan Also Cartoon Sunday, Monday & Tuesday WUTDISNEVS' SO DEAR TO, MY HE ART Warner News A Short so of England, In the 14th round. 46.000 fans who paid $280000 Each Last night's attraction, scheduled fighter received S56.000. 100% LOANS FOR VETERANS Only 10% Down For Non-Veterans Just think, for a small earnest-money deposit yon may now secure one of these new modern Ino bed room homes, now •nder conslruclion. Many ..t makinj Ihtir selection. M com* whiK you may choose. Beaulifully designed, sturdily buill, some have picture win- downs. In new subdivision. Call or See MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY or Holly Development Corp. 1801 West Slain Thonc .I'll5 Hurth announced he had suspended and fined two Chattanooga players for delaying a game at Little Rock by a proiractea argument with an umpire Wednesday night. Bobo Newsom was suspended ror five days and fined $50. and Manager George Wyatt was suspended for three days and fined »25. SPECIAL ON ATTIC FANS » 30" Fan -• - - - $65 » 36" Fan $75 » 42" Fan $85 Shetr Metal Work of All Kinds FRANK SIMMONS TIN SHOP 117 South Broadway Phone 2651 •goiaaaaaaoa^gi^ KENTUCKY'S KEY TO HOSPITALITY It is worth noting lliat ONE genuine sour maah bourbon, naturally dislilled and aged on the same exclusive '- ' family recipe since 1870, is First Choic« •mong Kentuckians who know bourbon best. OLD FASHIONED... OlDFITZGHALD rt/m«rf.. Bourbon County. 1 butm bj MOON DISTRIBUTING CO Little Rock. Arkanui KENIUCKT STKAMHT «OlHgOM WHISKEY TOO H00f . BONOW CAN YOU STOP IN TIME? By Popular Request We'r« Repeating This 3 DAY BRAKE INSPECTION SPECIAL • FRIDAY • SATURDAY • MONDAY $OOO 2 We were nnible In accommodale all the people who wished lo lake advantaje of this special offer last week . . . H> we're repeatinj it. This complete brake inspection and adjustment involves seven different operations, so yo« can see Dial your S2.00 is well spent. B« sure about jour brakes . . . come down in Rlylheville Motor Co. one of thue (hree days, eilhcr day or nijht. Blytheville Motor Co. Broadway & Chickasawbo Phon. 4422 Armorel Tigers' Gam* In Ridgley is Delayed Manager Marlon Dyer of th« Armorel Tiger* said loday that the game tonight between the Tigers and Ridgley, Tenn., scheduled for the Ridgley diamond, has been postponed until tomorrow night. A conflict In dales caused th» postponement of the game, Dyer said. Ridgley had previously scheduled a game with another team for tonight. Tomorrow night's game will be the frlst o[ a series of two with th« Ridgley club with the Tigers meeting the Tenneiseaiis on the diamond Sunday afternoon at 2:3 Box Otfiti Opens al 7 Wcrk Ml£hU Show Startt at 7:30 Matinee Saturday & Sundaj at 2 p.m. witii continuou* ihowlnx. Friday & Saturday 'Song' of the Sierras" Jimmy Wakely "Lasses" White Serial: Chapter 9 of "REX AND RINTV Saturday Midnight Show*. Starts 10:45 p.m. "MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND" Geno Raymoni Francis Ledenr NEW Box Opens Week Day* 7:M f.m. Matinee Saturday t San da? SuL-San. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. Shows EVER! NIGHT Friday "SAN FRANCISCO' with Jranctte MacDonald Also ShorU Saturday "CHEYENNE WILDCAT'* with Bill Elliott Also ShorU Saturday Owl Show "CASBAH" Also Short* Sunday & Monday "HILLS OF HOME" with Lassie Also ShorU BLYTHEVILLES ONLY Show SUns Weekday* T:M D.m. Uurday and Sunday: ConlhiM showing from 1:90 p.m. Friday at Saturday "BEYOND THE PECOS with Roil Cameron Fuzzy Knight and Eddie Dean "BANJO" with Sharjrn Moffett, Jacqueline White, and Walter Reed Serial: "Riders of Iteath Valley- Chapter ! Srrial: "Son of the Guardsman" Chapter 1 Also Cartoon Saturday Midnight Show "DICK TRACY vs. CUEBALL" with Morgan Conwa^ and Anne Jeffrey* Serial: ".less* .Tames Rides Again" No. 13 Als« Cartoon * Sunday and Monday "THE PERILS OF PAULINE" with Belly Hnflnn and John Lund Also Cartoon and L»le World News