The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 22, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 22, 1947
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PAGE an BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 22, !947 Chicks'Mound Staff Improves Manager Prothro's Charges Still in Race For Title in Southern ATLA'NTA. On., May 22. (UP) — Genial- Do: Procliro .mcnlor Ihe Memphis Chicks, reassured Chick" followers today that Memphis is Roinfi to be in the 1 tliick ot the'-Southern Association pen- anl race. It was-nil in the cards. Prothro proclaimed, that if Memphis could find pitchini! talent to replace her aces gf last ynar, she would be a top contender. Some ra'.ed the Chicks at the top in pro-season choosing, 'ar.vway, despite the loss of Wimpy Wiliis run', company. ProUiro wasn't ex.irtly satisfied with his incline staff nl the starting pun. and didn't hesitate to say ?o. After one trip 'abound the loop the Chicks languished in the basement nnd seemed hapless in -Uie face of any and all foes. Then came tne revamping of the Chick mound staff. It was an oH Prplhro'strategy to produce a win-, nini? team. Tuesday night: Ed Weiland. n riphlha'ndcd newcomer, set •Chntla- nooga'down with :i snner'o performance. Last »iqhi Al Slieror, a southpaw- addition, took over and snubbed the efforts of Nnshvllli: Vo! batsmen, allowing only four hits. The Chicks tallied three timc.i to'win 3 to 1. Meanwhile New Orleans added a half-game tc their ;ea»ue lend by trimming Birmingham 4 to 0. Cress ' a newcomer to the Pelican roost, turned. in a neat live-hitter for FrM Wallers' lads. Chattanooga's sluggers blasted three Little' Rock pitchers for 1C hits and 16 runs to take a 1C to 4 • decision. Lefty >A1 Ficchcta was the losing iwirlcr. Mobile and Atlanta were rained out at .Atlanta nnd- will inaugurate their series at Pon:e de Leon Park tonight'. Rugby Is Rough 2,000 Attend Tennessee Sale of Walking Horses Leeds fullback H. Cook knocks the ball loose lifting o Bradford Northern man off the.turf will) a bruising tackle in Rugby League Cup Final at London's Wembley Stadium. Bradford Northern won. Softball Teams To Play Two Games Tonight Two of the leaders of Iho Blytlic- villc Y's City Softball Leasjuc, tlie Salllja Wliok'salci-s and (.he Sam Johns" Smokehouse team, will <lc- fc-ncl their positions tonlijlil at Walker I'iirk as play in the loop enters Us third week. The Wholesalers and the Smokehouse Boys are tied with the I_oy Rich nine for iirst place In the league standings. The .second-place Owens' Drug Store team will meet the .stroilg Whfteuile nine in the first (jniue of tonight's play at 8:00. The tilt is expected to be a pitchers' duel between Harvey Dorris ot the Wholesalers and Ted Fisher of the Pill Rollers. Sam John's nine probably wil have an easier time than the Wholesalers as the Smokehouse boys meet the h»l)H'ss. Cellar Residing Ark-Mo power Kllownlters .in the nightcap. L. W. FitKlniKh, hurler for the John's team will be seeking hi: third victory when he toes tin slab ayainst the Kilowatters to n [gill. Two cast oils of the Phillips Motor Co. team will don the uniform or the Smokehouse boys for the flrsl lime tonight. They live Hob Mullen, nil outfielder and Jack Duclos, n utility infickler. II is re- I Jim-ted that Pop Mosley, manager of he Johns' team, acquired the two lew players through a IHtle "liorsc swapping". Makes It Look Easy BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. New Orleans 23 12 Mobile 23 14 Chattanooga 21 1C Atlanta IB IB Nashville 13 18 Memphis 13 19 Birmingham 15 23 Little Rock 13 23 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. .... 17 11 n 12 13 10 18 15 14 15 Roy Poole to Join Giants 1 Grid, Cubs Baseball Squads OXFORD. 'Miss..'-May 22. (DPI — Ray iPoole. University of Mississippi's versatile athlete today nnnon'i- ccd that lie would play professional baseball with the Chicago Cub;; anil professional football with the New YX>rk Giants. LEWISBURG, Tenn.. May 22. (UP)—Sales were brisk yesterday at the first day ,of the 15th semiannual Murray Farms walking horse auction after the crowd o[ nearly 2,000 observed a - minute of silence honoring the 1-atc James J. Murray, founder-'-of - the snle and pioneer Tennessee wftlking horse breeder. The. memorial was suggested by Gov. Jim McCord. who opened the sale with a short talk nnd then nnctioned.Jhe first .horse. Early | sales averaged $612, with the top early price of $2.415 being paid by 'D n hhv Sox' Vnllw Ball Wilson Farms of Oallnlin ami | BODDy iOX YOHCy Ball Charles Lowery of Lowisburg for ] Team Wins 6H5 Tourney Merry Boy Over, live-year olS horse Poole. a righthanclei! baseball pitcher and All-Southeastern conference end in football, snitl lie had already siKiied a contract wi'.h the Cubs and had notified the Giants thai he would accept their offer. • On the Giant snuacl. he will replace his Brother. Buster Poole, one of the ton ends in professional football prior to ilis retirement to tako a coacliini! job at Ole Miss. Polly Ritey Still Favorite As Third Round Starts in Trans-Miss Golf Tourney NEW ORLEANS, May 22.' (UP) — Medalist (Polly Hilcy, who helped the cause of Margaret Gunther of Memphis by lending her a putter j faced Knv Pearson today in the third round «' 'he mil minna! | Trans-Mississippi Women's Golf Tournament and was expected to [ fiillil!' her rating as favorite b\ v.'innir>£ iiRftin. Mis s iRiley, who not only had the ow qualifying round score, but also won fl pro-tournament long-driving contest. 1ms been hitting the bull fo.r and true all the way thus far and The entered the quarterfinals yesterday wilh n. 5 and 4 victory over Mrs. Thomas Fiiulle: of Nov; Orleans. Other quarter tinaU parings found Mrs. Samuel Israel. Jr.. of New Orleans playing against Mr3. George Noble. Jr., or Dallas; Dot Kieltv of Los Angelas against Mrs. R.. D. Matthews of Mount Pleasant. Tex.; and Margaret Gunther of'Memphis, Tenn., against Mrs. A. r. Kiggins. Jr.. of New Orleans. \valking-stallion. The horse wa: consigned by J. W. McConnell, of Lewisburg. Roundup of Wild Horses Ofl Atlantic Isle Planned MOHEHEAD CITY, N-..C., May 22. (UP)—The wild Wc«*TTii~ay be tamed ixulmih. but a little section of the wild East---so far Eist that ; e j.p It's an island r in the Atlanlic---is prcparirig'^fbr its • annual wild horse roundup."'The 6wiVers of nearly 100 wild ponies which roam the islands-o! North e*ro'ina's outer banks laid plans tOttiy to hold the first of their I947_.i»undiip's—-except that here in --tjhe East - they call it "a "penning"-—early in June. The h'bi-ses on core 13ank---a 35- mile sandpit, will be driven ii>to n pen near the cape Lookout lighthouse. The'various owners will burn their braTiils_ into the rumps of colts born: in .the last year. The "Bobby Ros" volley ball team, captained by Nitncy Richards, won first place in Hie volley ball tournament for twirls of Bly- thcville High School physical Education classes. Miss Alexa Williams. head of the department, said today. The "Bobby Sox" won over the "Little Bits", led by Captain Evelyn "Bits" Hatcher, for the championship, who in turn placed second i'flcr defeating thr "Rust- captained by Dorothy Lum. Changchun Hit By Re-invasion Of Communists MANKIND, -May 22. (UP)— Chinese Communists rcentcred UIF outskirts of Changchun yesterday capturing the airport and cuttinp the main Nationalist, rail supplj lino to the Manchnrian capita seized by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's troops a year ago. Government reports indicate.- that the Nationalist defenders o Changchun were in a precariou: situation. They were reinforcint buildings and intersections foi street righting. An all-night curfew keeping unauthorized civilians of the streets was-enforccd. Another 'Communist success 40< miles Soulli of Changchun endangered the flow of nationalist sup Irtics to Manchuria. Com in mils soldiers cut the main rai No!'lheastwar:l from Pcipin Maiichnria near Chinwangtao. Nationalist troops from Southern Katy Turner, national water ski champion, Hies through the air in perfect form during workout on Miami -Beach's Indian Lake. War Vet Mayor Names Streets Honoring Towns Battle Victims Detroit Hasten Cleveland Chicago Philadelphia . ... Ne\v York 13 14 WiislimsUm Jl 15 St. Louis 10 ID NATIQNAL LEAGUE W. L. Chicago 17 12 New York 15 11 .notion IB 13 .Pitlsbursh 13 1! Brcokljn 15 13 Philad('lh|:ia , 15 10 Cincinnati 13 18 Si. Louis Q 19 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN' LEAGUE Memphis 3. Nashville 1. Clii:ttanco!;:i-lB, Little Rock 4. Mew Orleans 4, Birmingham 0. •M:ibile at Atlanta, rain. May See Again iAPPLETON. Minn.. May 22. (UP) feiehard and —This town mntle certain today : and Richard that the names of its World War, other streets II dead will never be forgotten. Navy men. Thirty son s from Appleion (pop. 2.CK) died on battlefields around I he world. Today the town's 'Jl streets and avenues were renamed in Ihcir honor. Citizens watched with lumps in their throats as workmen began placing the new signs along the streets. The main street, that runs through the business section—Mill Street became Pvt. Hugh Miles Street. 'Miles, like most of the boys who didn't come back, was att infantryman. He died in the Pacific. Kenneth. MaynarJ -.vere brothers. Two were named after Most of the [lead served in Co. "M" of the 135th Infantry. Sir) <Rc-d Bull) Division. Some were killed in the North African invasion. Others died in the bloody Italian campaign—at Cas.sino, An- -And Salerno. Bob Miller, an Appleton dentist, commanded a battalion in the 34th Division. When he came back, th-? town elected him mayor. Renaming the streets was his idea. T8 Top Linksmcn Tee Off in Charity Tourney PHILADELPHIA. May 22. (UP) —•Eighteen of soil's leading money winners of !947 teed off today in a field of 02. starting a four- day hil™h Philadelphia Inquirer Charities Tournament. Master Titlist Jimmy Dcmavet. •Ml'-uchuria were hurried through! the iiass in the ancient Northern Chinese "Wall ut Shanhnikwau for a counter-attack. | The Chinese "ovcrnment sought to quiet the tlnrry ol student demonstrations in Kinking and other major cities against the civil war and the food shortage. Authorities reported that two students were killcri and D injured in the figtvt- ycslevdny between 0,000 students Riverside Avenue was cnan^ecl to Werring Avenue. That was tor Lei^h Wei-ring and iiis brother, Bort. L?igh, an infantry ca])tain, was killed in the Pacific. Bert, an infantry sergeant, was killed in Italy. Out on old ''Broadway Avenue" they put a si^n marked "Capt. Ole Veimi .Avenue." The young Swede was killed in a plane crash after to. flying his missions over Europe. A siiin was for Sawmills Closing Because of Slump In Lumber Prices AMERICAN IJEAGUE -New York 5, Detroit 0. Philadelphia 5. Chicago 2. Washington '!. SI. Louis 3. Cleveland at Boston, rain. Blind since 1035, Frank Sewell, 42, hopes to be able to regain his sight so lie can be a "seeing eye" man to his "Sceing-Eye" doa which s going blind. Sewell is shown in New York City hospital with his auditor, Maxine, .shortly after his iri-ival in New York from Aniiiston, \labama. iNEA Telcpholo) NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 4. St. Louis 3. Chicago 2, Philadelphia 1. 'New York at Cincinnati, rain. Only games. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville at Memphis, night. New Orleans at Birmingham. Mobile at Atlanta. Chattanooga at Little Rock. AMERICAN LEAGT3E Detroit at New York. Cleveland at Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia. Only games. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh (5l St. Louis, night. Only game. COLUMBUS. Ga.. May 22. (UP) — Sawmills in Georgia ar.d Alabama leceived orders today to close do\vu operations in suite of reported critical lumber shortages b'ecanse of "disastrous falling prices." G. B. Sanders, director of the marked "Nelson Street" | Roofers Manufacturers Association three privates—Maynard, saicl that business has "taken sueii Who Says You Can't? CHICAGO, May 32. (UP)— That ild stoVy- is U'tic. Admiral Corpora- .ion announced today that its Fair- )anks,- Alaska, agency has sold a dozen refrigerators to Eskimos. The average person can sec than 300 stars on a moonlight nig* Read Courier News Want A<is. a slump in the last 30 days tlm the shutdown war, considered the best way to keep prices from dropping lower." Sanders termed it "a vacation-' until the "flooded market recedes." Ho said that 25 association members, operating an average of I f sawmills each agreed at a meetinj here to close their mills. Some 3,750 workers will be laid off. Tired, Aching, Tender, Feet In just one minute afier an application of Emerald Oil you'U *;;eL the surprise of your life. Your lired, tender, smarting, burning feet will literally jump for joy. No fuss. no trou blc: you just apply a few drops of oil over the surface of the foot nigh" raid morning or when occasion recmires. Just a little and nib it In. It's simply wonderful the way it helps ;;ll 'foot misery, while for feet, that sweat and give of? an offensive odor, there's nothing better -n the world. Wood Dn ig Co, a rid c v e ry % oo tl druggist sells Moone's Em?vald Oil —SatisfucLion guavanlec-d o>- money !back. .in the- finals. the Tonrth_ Annual-and Inc'Nnnklng police. Lesser detnon.strntions continued today. Student lenders in Shanghai began campaigning for a general the leading money winner of the, .strike of .schools, industry and The first and second plnre teams jj met after the *'LUllc Bits" won two [!amo.s out o! three \vith t3ie "Volley Teams" of \vhi:n P;URC n\\l- clilf \vns captain, ai^d the t'Kit- tcns". captained by Juanita irnM, lost. to the 'Miobby Sox.'' "Rustlers" played (he "Cardinals", of which Mary Traylor was captain, nml "Bulldogs" rnptalnctl by Margery Hnlp before meet 1115 "Mt, tic Bits," Mary Sue Hawkins \v;vs j captain ol "The PocahoiUus i Gifls", who lost to "Cardinals". , inter whirl, led the parade which commerce June 2 to protest the , cll|(1( , (1 of (hc rabbcrs since the first of the year. m gol(1 N!inkinE polico nction . Road Courier News Want Ads. Blook is \ISIM\ to make lyjios of unbreakable buttons. 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