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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 23, 1947 Mobile Bean Down Crackers Lowly Pebbles Trounce Lookouts With 5 Runs In the First Inning ATLANTA, Ga., May 23. <UP<— Mobile's Roy Boles established 'ilm- •etf st the top of the Southern 4»»oci»tlon pitching records Dday by marking up his fourth win without a defeat, ! Boles, a righthander, set the Atlanta Crackers down with only four hits last night as his teammates took th3 nine-Inning nlght- cap of a doublchcader with'.a 6 to 1. •The Bears bowed to the Crackers for the first time this season in the opener 1 to 0 In a game that whs •dMduIed for seven Inning? but went 10. Rlghthp.'-idcr George Dlchl *h«t the Bears out with only four hit* to get credit for the 'win. "Despite the tplit with Atlar.t.n. the cars edged to within two games at the league-leading New Orleans Pelicans who dropped a 15 to 7 de- cWon to Blrminghnm. The seventh ptace Barons scored 11 runs >" the sixth inning. Bob Reid's lowering grand-slam homer accounted for four of the Baron tallies. Bnr- ney Cook was the losing pitcher, S»lterfield the winner. 1 Little .Rock's cellar-dwelling Travelers exploded with five runs 1" 'the first inning of their game with. Chattanooga and went on to win 7. »o 5. Carl Llndqulst allowed the •Koogas nine hits and was the winning hurler. Hal Toenes. limited the Eebs to eight safeties. • Doc Prothrb sent flve ; .of his p'.l- chers to the hill In n vain effort to top the Nashville Vols in n !?».mc Uut went 13 Innings. The Vols fi- iwlly won 9 to 8 Roy Eastcrworf •tod Doc Greene- belted home runs for the Vols. > ; . - Bickering Behind the Scenes Reaches Feuding Stage in Some Major League Baseball Clubs NEW YORK, May 23. (U.P.)— Baseball on the field too 1 ', a back seat to bickering behind the scenes today as its "new era of bad feelings" reached a climax In feuds Involving owners, player:;, man- .agers, and even city officials. * Out of n welter of fact nnd i-u- mor, this much had been established: 1. That the Yankees, led by .)oe DIMagglo, were .In open revolt against President Larry MacPhnil Player Revolts Said Brewing In Yank Ranks •NEW YO3K, May 23. (UP)—Two Memphis Woman Reaches Trans-Miss Semi-finafs : «JEW ORLEANS, May 23. (UP) — HJedalist Polly «Uey of Port Wortl Texas, and her friend Margar" Kjunther of .Memphis, Tcnn., wei the stout favorites to day to semi-finals matches In the annual Women's Trnns-Mlssissip KoU meet and set up a champioi Ifcltle • between themsolves for th tltlo. :-,Miss Rilcy ran tolo putter tro\ b!e on the -front nine yesterila bint settled 'down sufficiently score a 3 and 2 victory over K Pearson of Houston, Tex. : Miss Gunther, who lost her oft \p«tter and lias borrowed thr <U!(crent ones during -tournamc ptey, found one that she liked ve much yesterday In her brilliant ... and 2 victory over Mrs. -A'. T. H gins, Jr., of New Orleans. and that the players will go to any extreme short of n slriko unless MncPhail chnnRcs his nttltuclr. 2. President Bill Verrk of the Cleveland Indians, rnsry because Mayor Thomas Burl;e jierrnllU'il erection of n midget (Ui'.o dirt track In Mimlclpnl Stadium, tlireat- cned to withdraw his iranchlsc nncl go elsewhere. 3. Lesser bitterness exists through both leagues Involving players who linve been cast off ar Iva'lRtl sml who are out to vindicate llieinsclvcf In the eyes of former 'iwners. Othei players lire simply "inn.I" at the ingcrs of the clubs they arc ylng with. n addition, there wen some flrsl fecrtliox" ruinots the holiest .hese were that: MncPliail. bccnui; of his dif- ences with liaseball Commlsslon- A. B, (Happy) Chandler, Ills as- latcs us Yankee owiv^r.i Dei Dan Topping, other Ims cullves, the bnscbnil wrllcrs, nni t but not least his own Ynnkc ycrs, would quietly resign Iron post in three months. , Owner Sam Bre.iclcm. icnli/. g that the Cardinal finm systci decadent, that his star player c oft to such a bad start they ni L likely to win another pcnnaii d thnl the value of his franchls decreasing rapidly, is ready to sp St. Louts club and subsidiaries. 3. Leo Durocher, Kinnrd as ooklyn manager for a ycur. is ckh>B financial backing from ends and will come buck next as general' manager of an- hcr club. ^Polish hospitals once issi Chloroformed pajamas to insom patients. ction was due lo his leadership us 1C Yankee player representative In csotinllnns with ownon. Until which had no elfect on the IT-dlain'ond commoiU'jn caused ostponemcnt of all but one major cntiiic game yesterday. In the only ctlvily, the Cardinals defeated the 'hates, 4 to 1, i\t St. I-outs ns Hawta 'ollet turned In his Iji-il. pcrform- nce of the year, n ->even-hltlci. Yesterday's star—Howie Pollcl of lie 'Cards, who regained his old 940 form thai netted 21 \iclories with n seven-hit, 4 t'J 1 win over he- Pirates. Florida Man Pays Record Price of $10.000 for Horse <LEWISBUTfG, Tcnn., May 23.— (UP)—The 15th semi-annual Ten- 1 ncsfiee walking horse auction at Murray Farms ends -Its thrcc-duy 'nlaycr revolts were' reported brew- run here today, but tile filial sales [„„ t(K i a y | n the ranks of the New are expected to be only an anli- yo ,k Yankees, climax to yesterday's record-break-1 one had to do with a reported i»g price of *10,OCO paid for a walk-' C I UD ultimatum that all players Ing horse sold al auction. I wo ,,|<i juive to fly on the club's J. T. Budd. of Qulncy, Pla.,' clear J second Western trip or pay their magnate, bought NIta Wilson, four-(own train fare. The other Brew year old marc which won 14 first out of a series of lines impose prizes in 15 shows last year, for , on six players for allegedly refus- thc tlO.OOO figure from H. O. Davis, ins; to participate in Yankee proof Montgomery, Ala. notional activities. C. J. Everett Liner, M-onroe, Slaydcn, Holly La., and Springs. Miss., hnd run the bid for Nita Manila Lions Star Bats .565 fn League Play Wilson to $9,900 before Build's telegraphic bid was opened. The former record price had been 16,600, paid here last year by Mrs. lOclla Luckenbnch. Mt. Airy, N. C., lor Mary Allen Gray, a two- year old mare. Ruth Back in New York AccorrtiiiB to reports. President Larry MaoPhail told the players Tuesday that If they did not wish MacPhaU's Fines 1'rotcstcit The Yankee president fined tlif nyers for refusal to ^artlcUmc in You'll Find The BEST STEAK in TOWH AT THE Delta Cafe ; Our Private Dining Room Open Now For Additional Seating Capacity Sonth Hi(hw*y 61 Phone 3685 club's promotional activities IMaggio was fined ?)li)l); Charlej eller, Aaron Robinson, and Jolm- y Llndetl $50 apiece; iiud rookie Itchcrs Frnnk Shea jn-i Don Johnon $25 each. The row began be nuse of refusal of players lo pos or ncwsrcel shots taken by Armj ienal Corps men. Lindcll was fined tor failure t ttcnd a promotional banquet am or advising Shea and Johnson t tay nwny also. Eight other Yankees were "boil ng mad 1 ' over the cl.ib'i action I deducting train fares from the lay checks because they refused t ravel In the club's chnrlercd plan MncPhail said he was in the rigl cause the club Is commuted on Lo provide "flrsl class transport tlon." .The non-flying Yankees, call the club's "ground crjw" or I rallblrds." arc pitchers Johnso ghea. Floyd Sevens nnd Sp Chandler, outfielder Tummy He rich, Infieldcrs George Stirnwo i\nd coaches Johnny Schnlte Frank Crosetti. Asked to Kcsign? The report Hint M.icPbntl wnSj asked to resign by Oomndssionci' Chandler wns circulated by two persons who were clost to last month's secret hearing lietweeii *,hcin ir. Cincinnati. According to their source of information. Chandler was alleged to have given Mar.Phnll the more dignified alternative of resigning rather than oiitilnh: suspension 113 in the case of Duronhcr. And both arc willing to bet. "any amount that can be covered" thai MacPhail will not be in baseball three months from now. Players burned up ai former imn- acers included Howie Scbult?. of th' Phils, Klrby Higbc and Hank Behr inan of the Pirates and Tom Tatumj of the Reds, all pecvod at President Branch Rickey of Brooklyn for trading them nwny from ;i possible pennant winner. Relief pitcher Johnny Murphv, cast adrift by MacPhail nnd piekcd up by the Red Sox, insists thai Ihc Conch Charles Jolllff. of the M-i- la Lions, 1947 Mississippi County HiKh School Baseball League cham- plons. iinnoimccd this week that Jimmy yinith, slugRli)|; firsl baseman of Ihc Lions, led Ills team nnd possibly the Icacuc at the plal r % with a batting percentage of .SOS. Smith participated lii nil six games played by the -Lions, was at 'Ml 2;t times nnd rollccted 13 hits,' nine of thctn for^ extra bases. He accounted for three home runs, three triples and two doubles and was walked only once, Following Smith In baiting per- ntagcs were Joe Threlkeld, ccn fielder with .474 and J. T. Har- pitchcr with .444. Tlic Lions were crowned cham- ons of the Mississippi Counlv gh School League, two weeks o having won all sis Barnes tin cy played in the league. One o ic most tinlciuc records of the am. ,1s that of pitcher, J. T. Ilnr- s, who was credited with all Uic wins Coach Jollltf stated that he wouli Sc only two players Smith an< E. Mobley. to graduation till cnr. Reporting buck for next ycar.s ciuad will be David East, thir isc; Fred Wagner, second base oc ThrclVtcld. ceivtcrfleUtev; B" Galloway, catclier; Leamon nobii ) ueficld; Marm Harris, short sto nd Harris, , to fly then would" have lo pay tlielr own train fare. At least players were said to have dccidci to 'opiioso MaoPhail, who was II iit his home with a cold and couk not tic readied for comment. On tlie club's firsl 'Western trip six players and tv.-o coaches traveled by rail. On their lasl pay day it wiis said, the train fare wa deducted from their' checks. Th players were pitchers -Spud Chand MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 23. ] r r. Don Johnson, Floyd Bevens an (UP) — Former baseball star Babe Frank Shea, second baseman Gcorg Ruth returned to New York today 1 siniuvelss and Tommy Henricl after a Miami Beach vacation, his who alternates between the on', second of the year after a major ' Held and first base. The coaches ar League Leading Lutes Team to Play Cooter Nine The league-leading Lutes nine will be seeking to run their victory •string to four games Sunday when they play liost to the Cooter, Mo. team In a Mississippi County Amateur League game. The Liites team took over u puted leadership of the league by defeating Huffman, Yarbro and Armorel, In three straight games Their games with the Blythevlll Tigers was halted by rain In th second Inning last week but the were well on their way to victory having scored five runs in the top of the second against frank Ell! the Tiger mound ace. Other league games Sunday wl find Mead's Blytheville Tigers jou neylng to No. 9; Little River a Yarbro; Manila at Blytheville Roll Two and Huffman at Armorel. ieoples roups. operation In January. Ruth, accompanied by his wife and, host. Ray Klllhau, were due the Newark, N. J. airport this lernoon on an eastern' airUncs anc. ' Frank Crosetti nnd John Scluilte It has been found llml Insanity more prevalent among civilised than among primitive From the 12th to the 18lh cen- • tury, it was common prncllce to bury a IXTSOII'S heart In a. separate ciisXct li-oni the body. Although 1149 miles distant. Midland Island is purl o( the city and county of Honolulu, Hawaii. said to have been fined »100, outfielders Charley Keller and Johnny Llndcll and catcher Aaron Robinson »50 each and pilcher DJ/i Johnson and an unidentified player t25 each. 'According to the reports, they refused to attend ' I luncheons or out MacPhail was reported to have - . ri,Vn -lix ni-ivr-rs or rcfnslriK to! other affairs. It was pointed g^sxsstexzg.ttjsv SAVE On Aluminum Roofing 6,8,10 and 12 ft. lengths Now Selling ID' 5 Per Square JIM BROWN STORES, inc. Chicks Seeking arid Contest For October 24 Coach Firman "Nig" Bynuin, of the Blytheville Chicks, stated today that he v,'ns seeking to till one open date In the Chicks' 1047 football schedule, caused by the can- celling of the Smnckovcr game scheduled for Oct. 24 i He stated that he considered the game cancelled ns the Smackove school hi\rt not relumed, n signed contract. Regardless of who fill the open date, the game will b plnycd on the road, he staled, a he Paps have scheduled a horn ame for that date, The chicks will pen their 194 schedule ugalnst the Paraguld Bull dogs at Haley Field on Sept. 10. Charity Links Meet Start 24 Hours Late Due to Rai PHILADELPHIA. May 23. (UP) Weather permitting. 102 tried tested golfers tec olf today in U aliening round of the Phlladclph Inquirer Charities SI5.COO to"™ incut with their firsl shots uing 24 hours off schedule bccau it's very wet for 'May. A two inch dowiiptmr. bangi steadily through the night postponement of tlic big event y tcrdny and left the field, wh included 17 ot golting's lop money winners of 1047. faced w jamming the 72-holc play three clays. i JIM'S GRO. & MARKET (Formerly II. It. Akin) 1100 South Clark St. —Open On Sundays— For Your Convenience! , (We are outside the City I.imitsl ...-j....-.--- ...........-- — -. .— ....— Complete Stock. Fine Staple Merchandise Featuring Name Brands -Quality Grade Meats- and Midwest Dairy Ice Cream Whatever You Need Shop at v Jim's Grocery and Market 1100 South Clark Street Phone 3939 As Cool as an Ocean Breeze /N A HANDSOME STRAW '...-", '•.-•> - < ' i / - '. Styled to Perfection for Men Who Demand the Best by America's Foremost Hat-Makers ' STETSON KNOX LEVY You'll look like a million . . . feel as cool as a million in your choice of Llirj exclusive featherweight straws now waiting for your selection, at Mead's. Handsome, ever-popular pajamas . . .^ lightweight Baku.s . . . famous Leghorns . . . newly imported Callcahs . . . crisp Sailors . . smooth SenncUs . . . Bamboo . . . all fe:^ircd in various colors of tan. Come in today pick from the BEST. In all sizes. IF IT'S FOR A MAN—MEAD'S WILL HAVE IT i^.--^, ,-„ .^,« MEAD'S 312 MAIN STREET

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