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SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 1949 BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Osceola Juniors Defeat Luxora Cotton Pickers Win in Practice Gam* With Manila Team HOW THEY AMERICAN' New York . Washington Detroit . .. Boston . Cleveland . Philadelphia Chicago . .. St. Louis . , NATIONAL Osccola's Junior Legion btiseball- ers are today one game up on Ihe oilier three Legion teams In the county following thelt 27 to 9 rout of Luxora in a make-up game played t^Ader Hie lights ol Hale Field in Osceota last night. However, two of the oilier three Mlssco teams saw action yesterday . cim . imwU _ . 1 | Philadelphia . ' Chicago . Boston . . Brooklyn . New York St. Louis but it didn't count in the oHic league standings. The Blytheville Cotton Pickers' (jot one-hit pitching from two members of their mound corps and shut-out the Manila juniors 13-0 In a practice sumo played yesterday afternoon on Hie Manila held. . I The league win was the first ot j the season for Osceola after twice being rained out. Weathers went the route for the winners and limited the Luxora hitters to lour hits. Teams of the newly organized league are scheduled to return to action tomorrow afternoon with five games on the loop's schedule. T\vo of the Mlssco teams will be at home while the other two will play on the road. Cotton Pickers to Memphis The Cotton Pickers, who have yet to make an appearance on their home field, will journey to Memphis for a contest with the Blackburn-Stevens nine. Osceola will be at Marked Tree white Manila entertains Caraway and Luxora mectb West Memphis on the Luxorn field In another game tomorrow Harrisburg will play Trumann. Every member of the Osceola team got at least two hits in lasl night's marathon with Weathers col lecting ftve and Stevens and Harrison getting four each to lead thi «tting. Looney got. two for four t< ad Luxora's hitting. The loss was the second straigh for Luxora. Harrisburg \vpn ovc the Rodgers-Lynch Post entry ii the first game of (he season. In Blythevifle's practice 'game Mack Hay, the starting Cotto: Picker pitcher, gave up a single i: the second inning for Manila's onl hit. Hay worked until the fifth wit Gene Shanks taking over there an hurling hitless ball the rest c the way. Alvin Duclos and Mel Hay co 1 lected three hits in four trips I lead Blythevillc's hitting. The box score: Luxor* Pittsburgh . Birmingham Atlanta . ttle Rock . axhville. . . i:w Orleans :iattanooga c-bile icmphis . . Kelly 3b-p Lunsford ss-3b .. Pate c Blnylock If Hickcrson Ib ..... Sanders 2h-ss ... Stunbaugh cf Looney rf Garcia rf ..',?..". O. McAdoo |J-3b J. McAdoo 2b ... Totals Osceola Stevens cf Kill 2b Wclnberg Ib ^Spires 3b White rf Weathers p ..... Haskett o Simmons If Totals AB R. ..4 1 .. 4 . 4 . 4 .. 4 .. 3 .. 4 .. 1 ..' 0 .. 1 t. 2 ..31 AB .. 6 .. 3 .. 5 .. 7 .. 5 .. 5 .. 7 .. 6 .. 6 Calvert Annexes 6th Win lor Nats Lean Righthander Stops Browns 12-3; Cardinals Lose 5-2 K.v -Iiuk I [ami (Assm-hili'd I'rcss S|mrls Wrl(tr) Thanks to Paul C'atvcrl, u shop worn "rookie" who benight his own •Minor [camie release for $1,500, Washington Senators arc In scci Only hccl.s in SOUTHt.KN Sports Roundup Hugh Kulk'f(on, Jr. Former Boxers To Participate In Mat Program Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 5 St. bouts 2 New York 15 Chicago 5 Cincinnati 3-1 Philadelphia 2-3 Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 8 Boston 1 Detroit 4 Philadelphia 3 New York 9 Chicago 7 Washington 12 St. Louis 3 WOODCOCK WINS—face and legs covered with blood, liriice Woodcock stands over Freddie Mills after knocking him to the canvas in the 10th round ot their scheduled 15-romici light at London, England Thursday. Woodcock, who is European and British heavyweight champion, kayocd his light heavyweight countryman in the 14th round. Mills Hud Rone down five times when counted out in 1:30 of the fourteenth. <AP Wirephoto via radio from London.. games behind ttin ip loading New York Washington is .showing UK K-li well liken pennnnl us the Dost on Heel Sox 11 ml \vovUl clv.impiou Clcvclunc Indians. Culvert. cit'M'rvr.s a of the tiTilit ber.uise he lends ih Muff with ty victories. when he was supposed to be only bullpen insurfuu'o. N». 6 wn.s a 12-!i romp over (he wobbly St, Uiniis Browns last uisht. Piipsi Joe Cambria, a WtislunBlon scout, suU' Culvert pitctunfi in the. Cuban I.eapue List winter, lie told boss Clsirk Griffith that the Iran, righthander will) Hie .spers and the NliW YOKK. June i—f/I'/—-The »y\v York University Athletic Hoard olcd nol to SIM id tiny ot the Vlo- Icl truck and lii'Hl Mars lo ihe N.C.A.A, mc'rt In C'iOiloiuiiL bct'iuisi 1 it'.s "loo expensive." , , . That will co.sl Moon Mundschein :\ chance to defend his high jump title and the ivAht's I'&tjU'.sl mile vehty U'um ;-hanct' lo win a national crown , . . Strange thins i* thai the live athletes Couch Kuril You KlIniH -.\un to send miiy fc('t to California club repreticnt:(Uvc,.s in tlx- A.A.U (•hainpioMisip.s . . . And at tin; .sjunc \ iiuc comes \vovtl Unit ilie U. Ocorgin is [lispcnsinu with Us nth Ictlc publicity director for reasons o eronomv . - - That l<\»vos Mill Kl del looking for a job mid Cicori; football learn, probubly, Iduklntr fo .some publicity it v>il! nerd next fal Strike? \o, lockout Anron Robinson, the Timers' i chcr, still (Ms a (.'Kucklo out this one nlthmiyh it luipprtu'd w he was \vilb the White Sox sonson . . . Thr -Si>\ won 1 playing til AthletlL'.s and two were out SOUTHERN* ASSOCIATION Little Rock 11 Chattanooga 10, U nnings New Orleans 8 Atlanta 4, (10 in- Blrnilii£hftm 5 Mobile 1 Memphis 12 Nashville 4 Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Boston (night) Pittsburgh at Brooklyn Cincinnati at New York Chicago at Philadelphia AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Chicago New York at St. I/ouis Boston at Detroit Philadelphia at Cleveland Democrats Whip GOP 16-10 {Estimate In Annual Congressional Diamond were jawing with the nnmers were on .second jind thir .sinker ball could ht-lp his bull club, when the count re:u-hr £ ; At tlie tune. nnytlilnK would help I batter Taft Wriuhl, thr- the Washington team. j nmjdy Rosjir, v/piit to lulk lo tt Calvert jimTlrased his voU'ase i pitcher then looV. a plnt-t- from TOJ-OIHO after slaving in the Clevrlrtiid chain gang at BaHimoi-r. Wilkos-Barre and way points for many ye.irs. Wuu Vour In K*iw With the* Kenator.s Calvert niio .sifle as if to ninke it an ft tontlnnal pass , . Wrlphi there, complef ely rclaxrcJ, \vaitij to be walked wlu-u the phrhrr [lr one riuht rtowti Ihc iiuiUUc ai jumped behind the plate a .surprise .starling as in catch it ... Snys Roi>iH?vmv. "Writ: By Arthur Etlson WASHINGTON, June 4, M*)—As n ba.seball player, your congressman looks better making speeches. This \vas Well illwri rated hist night in the annual congressional baseball game. As nearly as anyone could figure out, the Democrats won, 16-10. But the boys looked most at home SOUTHERN Night games: Chattanooga at Birmingham. Na.shville at Atlanta. Only g?.tne-s scheduled. when they umpire. Take Rep, Tom Pickett (D-Tcxi Fie caught one liming. Now York. He \VILS beaten 3-0. Five [ days Inter he took smother lum. i This time attainst Boston, Once more he last a shutout. Victories over Philadelphia, Chl- . caao, Ht. I/in is and Detroit followed I before he lost in relief to Chicago. wouldn't talk lo Ko.sar the res( the .sea.son and I'll bcl hc'.s sore, though ihey'i'f? both on t same team this year." ..50 27 16 Trapshooters Vie For State Title At Stuttgart Today STUTTGART, Ark., June 4—4/P —Arkansas sharpshooters went or the firing lines here today Tor crack at the state (rap crown. The Arkansas tournament is being held in conjunction with the southwest zone meet. Champions were to be decided in the men, women, junior and open divisions. The four-day meet closes Sunday with SCin-targct, 51,000 Southwest Handicap. Nineteen-year-old R- b. Andrews Jr., oE Little Rock wasted only two shells out of 250 in winning the singles crown in the southwest one tournament here yesterday. <|,He defeated George Loranz, also *W Little Rock, with a pccTecl score in a so-shot shootoff. Each broke 108 of 200 targets in the regulation match. The Arkansas entry or Petty, Andrews, Sheriff Boll Smeari of Camden and Charles Hulens of Hughes won the zone team event. Walter Wells Jr., of Houston, Tex.. Travelers Shade Nashville 11 to 10 In Extra Innings By The Assnriafeil Frrss He's been* used as a utility man—, substitute, but Johnny Radulo-1 vich may be hard to ousl from the ' Little Rock Travelers' regular lineup now. Since he took over the first base position last week as a replacement for the injured Jack Sand ford", Radulovich has socked six home runs and driven in 24 runs. Two of his homers—and eight Rbl's—came at opportune times ,ainst Chattanooga last night. He hit one of the four-baggers with the bases loaded to bring the Travelers from behind in the fifth inning. He hit the other to give Little Rock an 11-10 victory in the llth "grame. "Rudy" also slammed a double and a single as the. Rocks held fast to third place, just one game from VictorfcfTeam Trounces Club From Pocahontas VICTORIA, Ark., June 4—Lee Weldon, ace huvler of the Victoria Red Sox, turned In double duty last night as he led the Six to a 7-4 victory over the strong Focaliontas semi-pro nine for his sixth win of the season without a loss. The game was played oji the Pocahontas diamond and In addition to tnrning in a neat six-hit pitching job, Weldon also led his team at bat with, four hits in five times at bat. T Prince went the route lor Pocahontas and was touched for 17 hits. The Red Snx will meet the Luxora Independents on the Victoria diamond tomorrow afternoon. Box score: bawled the umpire. "What?' 1 yelled Plckctt, .snatching, off his mask find pretending he was furious. Experts agreed there Isn't a catcher in the majors \vlio c-ou!d have done it better. « U n fo r tu na l ely, tli e con & re^snicj i didn't do much arguing, at which they were superb. They dkl do sonic baseball pluyiug, at which tht'y were entertaining. Possibly the best baseball playrr j y of the lot was Rep. Don Wheeler (D-Ga). He was the starling pitcher for the Democrats, but ho got Then he whipped the Tied Sox last Sunday. 10-1. Calvert allowed live lilts in subjecting the Brownies to their ninth straight loss and 13th in their las! 14 Ramp.s- l-'dcUc Yost his hts third homer in three days. The Yanks protected their lead by outlasting the Chi L^O White Sor, 0-7, m 'A three hour and '2ft mini it o murathoii. A total of Pcri'y Jolir.s, wlm devnloprd many Rood young tennis plnyev Southern California, figures t year's crop of kids 5s very prom ing. He's rsfJL'fiiiHy hii;h on 15-ypa old Don Kierbow of Venire. . . . Skip Rowland, the U-C.I footbiili and baseball .star, prn will SIRII with the Oodwer ovy;ii tion right alter his grathnilion H some arrangement can be \\\ utc lime limit best two of three falls main event. Sirois and Kneltsen were members ot the team that opposed Stpelc »nd two Other grap- plei's on last Monday night's card. Steele, who weighs In the neighborhood of 210 pounds, made quite a hit with funs last week for his fi-stic ability. He u.se* hts knowledge of the pugilism to on advantage in lK,ut-s1 Ilis wrrstling as docs his partner to ,„>,-. J KCHIK, wbo WRB at one time a falc- n i i i'-h'AU °f the MX wrcMU'i's who' part in last Monday night's big! inorinl Day main event ol Uv: 'I'lurn Monday nlnlit L -. ,^. - ,, In unotlKT »al' iniudi feature.; l ' i » u ' tl welterweiBht slugger. 'he three hold-overs are Wnlterj In the two one-lull preliminary' , Suicky Kueilspn and J "k \ houls tli»t will precede the main 1 and the fourth nu>m1>cr of' ovrnt Kneilsen will battle Keene wo-lcRni l>mit will be chunky i und Weole will take on SlroU. arlie Kecnc, wri'stledoin'js "Litilo • ~~ -—--—- —^ _ — n :—_zm ind man". < 'Jie, an px-boxei 1 . «'lll team withl f. sinothrr loitncr pugilist ,^eu and airois in lUc yi) uun- us w;<s a saJi'Miuiu for (lie Ihuit- Parhinu Company, lie lias lived UlyLheville since 1011, NEW liuv ()]icns Week Days 1:IHJ p.m. Matinee SiUurtl:\y it Sunday at.-Sun I IMII. Cent. Shim-ing Manila, Ark. Shows liVKUV NIGHT SiUuuttiy 'CHEYENNE WILDCAT" with Kill lUlioll Also Shurls Saturday Owl Show "CASBAH" Also Shorts Sunday X* Monday "HILLS OF HOME" with Lassie AI.su Slinlts ., .linqtiial a man rnjle a fool of himself!" Trying Into the innanl.s of a complex radio set will make a fnnl of anyone except a -ikillfd rci>;iimi:m. \\'P haven't Tell fool- isli fur many a moon. 'XPERT RADIO SAlfS 6 S£RWCf OTHEVULE SALES Co. ° n 133 B.MAIM ST. BITTHEVUU,A«K. .saw action the ragged Cleveland manhandled the Red Sox, 8-1. A six-run first inning enabled Early Wynn to coast to his tired. While he was resting .the Re- third straiRlil win. Indian first 1 ba.seman Mickey Vernon who hit publicans tied the score at. 10-all. 'JVo Homers Hit According to baseball rules, once you go out of a game you're hojner. Hums Nip Cants Detroit swept the three-ga through. But who can lay down the| s =«« [ »™ Ulc Philadelphia A's Hal Ncwhouscr'.s 4-3 decision. I'rK-ahiintas Ward Ib Carley 2b Spencer 3b Waddcll rf Prince p Mock c Raglin cf Million If Totals Vifdorta. Bennett ?s Conner' 'Jb Birmingham's Barons moved back \vriehi" cf Into first by downing Mobile, 5 to J, \i €C } C alI Ib while the Atlanta Crackers, the erstwhile leaders, dropped an 8-4 decision lo New Orleans in ten innings. Cellarile Memphis rose up to plaster Nashville, 10 to 4. the top spot in the Southern Asso- i ciation - Baker If Whistle c Bard rf sVeldon p State Amateur Go// Meet Enters Semi-Finals Texarkana. Ark., June 4 —or)— Sixteen survivors of the fisrt round of the annual state amateur golf tournament squared olf today to trim the field down to four. Two rounds are on tap today at the Tcxarkan.i Country Club course, with the semi-finals and finals scheduled Sunday. took the Southwest Junior Title by breaking 06 of 100 targets. Mrs Janice Mason of Dallas, Tex., won the women's division. AB 5 4 5 4 4 4 5 5 R. 1 1 1 1 0 n i i i law to lawmakers? Wheeler came back, rtfter the" Democrats Viatl gone niuuui 16-10 in the fifth and la.st inninc:, to hold the Republicans scorele.ss In their fin:il turn Bt bat. The Democrats had a .slight edge m everything. They collected two homeruns. by Rep. Gene McCarthy i Minn) and Rep. Mendel Rivers iSC). And they turned in two doiiblf- play.-s, something almost unheard of in Congressional ba.sebjdl Rnmes. One of them came following a fine running catch by Rep. Hush Artn.onizin tD-NJ) in left fiekK He then doubled Rep. Francis Cn.se <R- SD) off second. Best hit of the night: A 317211115 grounder down the third bnse line by Rep. Albert Govc tl3-TeuH>. Since it drove in two runs, broke a 10-10 tic .and gave the Democrats a lead thev never lo.st, it came iti misrhty Iiiuidy. too. Around 3.0QQ .saw the piitue, sponsored by the Washington Kveninc Star lor ihe benefit of underprivileged children. Homers by Sam Chivymmn imd. Ert- Jon.sb accounted for all Philadelphia runs while Bob Swift led the Tiger nttack with a double and L\vo singles. Brooklyn and New York cut the idle Buslon Braves lend to 1 '! games in Nationul re-ague action. The Uorlfier.s ^alvafied the firialo of their .-iprlcs with the St. LonL- Cards on a four-run rally In the seventh for a 5-2 victory. Gi Hodges' two-run homer off Gcrrj Sfnlry w;i.s the hip blow. The Giants routed the Cliicfipo Cubs, 15-5. The Giants colicctcc M hits including hniuers by Si( Gordon, Bob Thomson and Jac! Lohrkc. The Phillies settled for a sp!l with Cincinnati. After losing til opener to the Reds, 'A-'2.. on l.loyi Mcrrhnati's triple und Dnnny Lit whilcr's outlield liy in the ninth the Phibi canio buck to tiike th seconds game 3-1. Andy Scininic drove in two runs to win the SCCOIT game with a first iiniinc clonnle. Boston and Pittsburgh were uo scheduled. Totals 45 1 17 VHQ Baseball Players To Play Manila Sunday Blythcville's Veteran Housing Quarters baseball team, halted by rain in its last outing, will meet the strong Manila independent nine on the Manila diamond tomrrow afternoon at 2:30. Manager Edwin Jones o[ the veterans said that he would call on Ernie crone, ace hurler of the Arkansas State College nine for opening mound chores. This will be the first meeting of the two teams this year. MURRTHEATRE OSCEOLA SUN. - MON. - JUNE 5 - 6 pul an it-r rink Inlo the new Municipal Arena under cons! ruction Sau Antonio, Tex,, a MVxas oehey LcnKUC likely will be; formed ext season. Texas members of the ,S. League find it touph Inicking m.sc long trips and ]>ayrolls that •c as high as major league 'Hub.-; \d before Ihc war. M'rsik I-nrt N'nles Jersey City, liicr/liM* along in : ront in the Intci national League ice, has a catcher playing left ield and a pitcher in rii_'iit Hold— 'Hh a rcnl pro tn the middle . . . Vhcn Injuries hit the regulars, the-title Giants liuti no replacements t all ... ViiRinia football funs arc loaning hccausn \VlItiain and Mary eheduled a September game with lie Univer.sily of Houston to fill m open date. They can't forget ^hat happened last year in n date- iller ngHln.^t "litllc" St. Boiinvcn- uro . . . PS,: What, ever Iwxaiue ol Stan iMusial's "clump?" RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "FRONTIER REVENGE" ivllh Lush Lame Carloon Jfc Serial "Lust Jungle" T. J. Bailey Joins Staii f She/ton Motor Co. Sst n lord G- SheKon of (he Sheliou Motor Company, 215 South Second Street, announced today that T, J. Bailey, 132Q lleani Street, (his wrck joinri the or^ani/ation a.-; assistant manager. The company is distributor in this area for Nash automobiles, Mr. Bnitey had been with another Blytheville firm in n. .simiiar capacity in recent, weeks and for 17 Salunlay Owl Show "SKY DRAGON" willi Charlie Ch;tiv Also Cartoon THEATRE QSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE x OlVlcr. Opens at 7 Week NljhU Shovf StHrls It 1:30 Matinee Saturday * Sunrtny 2 p.m. «ll.i tcjiilinuiiu.'i showing. Sunday, fllonday & Tuesday WALFDISNEYS MYHEART Saturday "Song of the Sierras' Jimmy \V:ikcly "l.n.ssBs" White Serial: Chapter B nf "11K.V AM) HINTS" Xcws .V Hliort BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals on Sal* at the Leg'"" Arena from 6 p.m Bvery Monrlny Monday, June 6 ADlll.TS 50c — CHll.DKKN 15c New Starting Time 8:15 BOX SKATS 15c KXTRA (Tai InrlQi'fJ) TAG MATCH JACK STEELE and CHARLIE KEENE versus STOCKY KNEILSEN and WALTR SIROIS «A!so Three 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches Kneilsen VS. Keene Steele vs. Sirois ...of the men he and fSie v/ornen ,he loved!!! SPECIAL SALE of PAINTS TOM SAWYER PA1NTSATCOST ROLLJSON LUMBER COMPANY TENTH STREET CAMP MOULTRIE DRIVE 8LYTHEYILLE, ARKANSAS SALE FROM JUNE 11015 + Paints —Ail Colors INSIDE OR OUT: WOOD, CONCRETE OR METAL + Best Quality GUARANTEED TO BE AS GOOD AS THE BEST Manufactured at Btytheville by MARTIN TRENKLE, Inc. • ' Saturday i\TidiUKht Show S1;irls 10:15 p.m. "MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND" ('•cue Kaymund Kriincis Lcilcrcr liLVTHEVILLES ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE. Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. .ilimLiY and Sunday: Cnntinuuu* shuuiUK frurn 1:UU p.m. Friday X Saturday H:.VIUKKI 'BEYOND THE PECOS" nitli ft«xl Canirrnn I'"u//y Knishl and Kditic Dc.iu "BANJO" M-Hli SlKiryti MiilVctt, .lacfuirlinp \\'liilr, and Waller Krrd Serial: "Itiilrrs of l)o;vth Valley" j Ch.vptrr 1 [ Scri-.vl: "Son of ll»c <iuanUmai\ j Chaptrr 1 i Also Cartnon Saturday .Midnight Sltow "DICK TRACY vs. CUEBALL" \\ilfl .Mot-Ran O>mv.ty .mil Antip Jeffreys Serial: "Jc.s5c James Kirtcs AKain" No. 13 Stiiulay anil .Miinday "THE PERILS OF PAULINE" nilli Krlly Hnllon and Jnlm I.und Also Carlnnn *V\A t.ale World Xe«5

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