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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 7,'1959 Who's on Second? Haney Himself The View From Here C-a ^ Courier Newi Sport* Ecfitor Hell Play It from the Bench; Pirates Are Hurt BLYTHEVILLE'S BASEBALL Chickasaws play Game No. 2 tomorrow afternoon here in town. Interested fans are directed to travel to the Pony League field because that's where the game probably will be played. Manila is the opponent. » * * THERE ARE slim possibilities the game might be played at Legion Field in Walker Park, or on the new diamond which is located on the northwest corner of the BHS campus, behind the high school building. These possibilities, though, are slimmer than slim, because it's next door to impossible to ready them in two days. 1 The eame starts about 3:30. * * * BILLY SULLIVAN, slender southpaw, is scheduled to pitch for the Chicks. He was handcuffed to bed with flu last week when the Chicks went to Manila and lost, 7-3. Throwing against some college baseball players last Saturday, against boys like BOBBY JAYROE, JOE BRATCHER and JOE MELTON (all from Oklahoma), v Sullivan was artful. * * * DISTRICT THREE'S baseball tournament commences April 27, thru May 2 ... at Trumann. Sixteen teams are entered. Blytheville plays Rector at 5, Tuesday of that week. Osceola plays Leachville at 9 Monday night. Manila faces Bay Tuesday night at 9. If (he Chicks win, they return the following night at 9 to take on the winner of the Osceola- Leachville deal. * * * ED WELDON (he's an Osceola football player) was a bridegroom Sunday. The bride was MARY JANE FORD. She's from Marked Tree. * * * DEAN WAGNER, Manila's bidding and budding major leaguer, has signed a Class C contract for this year . . . but there's a possibility he might finish the season in A ball. Last summer, young Dean played Class D in Hobbs, New Mexico, It was his first year on the pro- go-round, and he led the league with 19 homers. Property of the Cardinals, Dean's spring-training in Albany, Georgia. But he doesn't know yet where he'll earn his 1959 money. Always a superior hitter and thrower, he's been shifted from third base to the outfield. * * *' JIM FISHER did a thorough job of applauding the work of his assistant JOHN KOLDUS at a luncheon last week at Hotel Noble. The occasion was a Rotary gathering honoring Blytheville High's 1958-59 basketball team. And then Koldus did a sound job of returning the kind words. "Jim is too kind," said John. "All I did to help was tug at his coattails whenever he got too excited and jumped up off the bench. "This year it might'ye seemed that .1 did more shouting from the bench . . . but as you know Jim's voice doesn't carry too well ... so whenever he had anything to say he'd tell it to me and then I'd shout it out on the floor." The Fisher-Koldus working agreement during the basketball season was a joyous — and productive association. * * * MULTIPLE THANKS to Blytheville Jaycees for their multiple generosity last night in awarding an honorary membership hi their organization to this typewriter. But really, helping to bring the St. Louis Hawks here, selling the game and reporting it, was strictly the pleasure of the viewer. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Manager Fred Haney said today he'll take over for Milwaukee Braves second baseman Red Schoendienst himself — but he'll do it from the bench. "There isn't anyone in the game who could take over out there like Red," Haney said, ' "and we don't have anyone even approaching his abilities, so I am going to do what I can from the dugout." ' ' * * . * SCHOENDIENST, under treatment for tuberculosis, won't be able to play baseball this year, doctors say. Haney has been using Felix Mantilla and Chuck Cottier to plug the gap and Milwaukee Buc Has Bum Arm recently acquired infielder Johnny O'Brien from the Philadelphia Phillies for added bench strength'. "The way it looks right now you're going to see a lot of me out on the mound this summer," Haney said. "When a pitcher is in trouble or needs help 1 am going out there and leave instructions. * * * "I DON'T WANT any of my present infielders making decisions and I have elected myself to call the shots." At present, Mantilla is Milwaukee's most logical choice to start at second base because Mel Roach will be sidelined until June or July with a bad left knee. Whiz Witt Sent Home By ED WILKS Associated Press Sports Writer Want a new line on Pittsburgh's long lamented chances for the National League pennant? Then forget those exhibition game line-scores and cock \an ear for the medical report on George Witt's troublesome arm. The young right-hander, a pitching sensation as a rookie last season when he shrugged off arm trouble and won seven straight for the longest string of the year in the NL, was sent on to Pittsburgh Honday night for an examination y the club physician. The trouble centers in a painful elbow, which the freckle-faced redhead thinks was strained when he tried to develop a slider two years ago in the minors. The trouble popped up again Monday and Witt was forced from the mound after one inning as the Pirates finished their stay in Florida with a 2-1 victory over Kansas PLAYOFFS RESUME Lakers to Gamble ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minneapolis Lakers are ready to gamble on a baseball pitcher tonight to chill the hottest pinch hitter in pro basketball, Boston's Frank Ramsey. The teams resume the National Basketball Assn.'s best four-of- seven final playoffs in the St. Paul Auditorium with the Celtics leading two games to none. Coach Johnny Kundla of Lakers said he plans to give 6-foot-6 rookie Steve Hamilton, a long-term bench rider most of the season, a crack at stopping the sizzling Mr. Ramsey. "When they send Ramsey in to troubleshoot for. them I'll probably have Hamilton in there sooner or later," said "coach Kundla. Hamilton, who played college basketball at Morehead, Ky. t is a southpaw pitcher in the Cleveland Indians chain. He had a 17-14 record with Burlington, N.C., in the class B Carolina League last year. None of the Laker regulars has had much luck with Ramsey, the game-breaking Celtic reserve who has hit 14 of 30 shots and 49 points in 50 minutes of play against the Lakers. Unless they win this one the Lakers can kiss the series goodby Beaten twice in Boston, the} can't afford to lose a home game am still retain much hope of winning the title. Junior Bowlers Pop Poplar Bluff Red Rebels, a team composed of the top five bowlers in Delta Lanes' Saturday Junior League, defeated Poplar Bluff Sunday, 4-1. The Blytheville Rebels flashed ing results.) a 3014 four-game series to 3000 for Poplar Bluff. Homer Connell fired a 192, and 668 series. Members of the Rebs are John Logan, Mike Boyd, Gary Gill, Gene Graham and Connell. Poplar Bluff returns the engagement here next Saturday afternoon starling at 1. (Sec Page Ten for other bowl- Willard Nixon Not Quitting ROME, Ga. (AP) — "Give me six months or a year in the minors and I'll be okay," said veteran Boston Red Sox pitcher Willard Nixon Monday in reply to a report he has asked for an unconditional release. "Somebody got ms wrong," Nixon said of a story from Dallas, Tex., which quoted him as saying he was quitting because of an ailing shoulder. He said he will report to the Sox at Houston, Tex., Wednesday with the expectation of being assigned to a farm club, perhaps Minneapolis of the American Assn. Nixon has been wilh Bosto since 1950. He was placed on th ailing list a year ago with bursiti his right shoulder. PRO BASKETBALL FINALS TUESDAY Boston vs. Minneapolis at St. Paul - Boston leads best-of-7 series, 2-0 Mow In Stock! -»wr jVnii.14' fiberglass Soper Dehue MONTEREY __ 'gfou ifKKttitr ol :y pricel AdjuttobW •pbolifered *c*jf!og, conpleto Mccriog, windshield. B«eM, £2"] k* •»*•. M-40, opproi. M, 10 k. ••fcelitamrf «oH«s, wii wr.pJ.le «twri»«. rtc. •* i ^ > « ) [2 JOHNSON Outboard Motors —Terms Available— Byrum Imp. Co 114 E. Main Ph. 1-3529 NOTICE ALL CAR OWNERS Set Cool-Fiber Seat Covers ......................... 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Blackburn, working in his :irst game since returning from service, was .the winner, as Roman Majias squeezed in the winning run in the seventh inning. Taussig's two-run shot off loser Bal Woodeshick was one of five home runs by the Giants at To- oeka. Curt Barclay won it, after Vlinnie Minoso's loth-inning homer his fourth hit, tied it for the Tribe. The Red Sox socked four Cub pitchers for, 15 hits, handing Joe Scheffemoth (he loss in a five-run fifth. Ike Delock won it, finally coming:around with a two-hit, one- run job in his six innings at Corpus Christi. DETROIT picked on Card ace Larry Jackson for five runs in three innings at Lakeland, Fla Frank Lary won it, giving up one run in his five innings. Rookie Norm Cash hit a two-run homer in the fifth that brough the White Sox from behind, then counted two runs with a triple in the ninth at Charlotte. Turk Lown won it in relief of Early Wyhn who went seven. TEAMWORK — As the 'crowd howls delightedly, Herb Welch (left) and Jose Romero, punish Eddie Malone and Red Roberts,, re spec lively. A minute later. Referee Jack Parker raised the arms of Welch and Romero, and then was stomped and tossed from the ring by the losers. Tor Yamota kept his Mid-American heavyweight crown in the main event by getting past Jump- in' Joe McCarthy in three falls. (Courier Newt Photo) 'RUSTIC IS RED HOT Rustic Inn convincingly bottled up Falstaff in m o k y Bowling League action Sunday at Poplar 31uff, 5-1. Blytheville swept the three games in the final series, and in so oing, piled up 1077 pins, in the middle game, second high for the eague. High belongs to Thunderbird of Cape Girardeaii (1078). In the same series, Blythevllle's Charles Sanner stacked up a 691 score, second highest of the season. His afternoon series was 1Z73. Rustic Inn team members and their scores: Foy Etchieson 96-501—997; John' Ed Regenold 509-61S—1127; Ken Lamar 520-574— 094; Lew Murphy 538-496—1034; and Sanner 582-691—1273. In the final series, Sanner threw a 257, 259 and 175. Link Hogs Defeated AUSTIN, Tex. Wl — The University of Texas defeated title defending Arkansas 1 and 2 in the opening Southwest Conference Golf match for each team. Don Pohl, the Longhorn's top player, was sidelined by a boil and was replaced by Bob White. White and Bob Nelson both matched par tn winning the top two singles matches and the four-bail feature. White beat Louis. Henderson, 3 and 2, and Nelson defeated Joe Crumpler, 6 and Z. Sonny Rhodes of Texas beat Jerry Brackenridge, one up and Beryl Anthony was Arkansas' low scorer with a one-over par 72 ai he bested Charles Birdwell, 2 and 1. Anthony and Braekenridge earned to beat Rhodes and Bird- veil 2 and 1 in one four-ball match. White and Nelson won the other, 4 and 2, with their even- par shooting. 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Sale Outside White :. per gal $6.95 $5.50 Interior Rubber Base pergal 6.14 3.95 Floor Enamel pergal. 7.15 4.95 While Enamel, non-yellowing per gal. 8.50 5.93 CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS YEAR 1958 General Fund alance of Funds, M-58 $ •&<% Receipts: Revenues (See Statement of Operations) '233,260.35 Non-Revenue Receipts: Notes Payable on Grader ; 4,792.50 Notes Payable on Roller llB59^64 Notes Payable on Parking Meters 19^028.91 Notes Payable on Pak-Mor Unit 6.7MM Notes Payable on Fire Hose s!786.23 Amortization of Prepaid Bond Interest Returned Checks Collected 33.50 Additional County Millage Received 7,273.70 Additional Housing Authority Receipts 5,992.82 Total Revenues $332,816.69 Total Funds Available v $33284471 Disbursements: Costs and Expenses (See Statement of Operations) .$256,155.17 Decrease (or Increase) in Accounts Payable 308.60 Purchase of New Equipment 18,788.94 Purchase of New Parking Meters 18^703^1 Municipal Airport Improvements Payment on Parking Meter Notes '„.'. Payment of Notes Payable, Others '. 15,00000 Payment on Notes Payable, Loader 3.3S3.33 Street Improvements 1J52.13 Payment on Notes Payable, Grader '"','.', Payment on Notes Payable, Pak-Mor 65580 Bonds Retired County Mfllage Transferred to Firemen's Pension Fund".' 661.70 County Millage Transferred to Library Fund 6 612 00 Housing Authority Receipts Paid to School Disf .[.. 599237 Street Fund $ 71.10 83,900.% Parking Municipal M«t«r Fund $ 45.75 31,009.00 Airport Fund $ 8,756.22 400.00 Hospital Sinking Fund $12,886.37 11,903.72 City Hall City Park Hospital Sinking Sinking Bond and Fund Fund Coupon Acct. $26,436.14 $ 8,047.86 $ 7,902.57 $83,900.96 $31,009.00 $ 400.00 $83,972.06 $31,054.73 | 9,156.22 $71,469.71 $22,061.74 $ 5,172.75 4,792.50 432.50 $12,386.22 $25,072.59 $ 2,985.29 -0$ -0- $ -0- $26,436.14 $ 8,047.86 $ 7,902.57 $ 908.51 $ 416.00 $ 332.50 S,277.50 7,162.87 1,666.87 2,396.25 1,500.00 Total Disbursements „... $32790440 Balance of Funds, 12-31-58 $ 4.850.31 $80,325.13 $29,224.61 * 7,450.25 $ 4,485.29 $ 3,646.9) $ 1,830.14 $ 1,705.97 $20,587.30 3,000.00 $ 3,908.51 $22,527.63 1,500.00 1,500.00 $ 1,016.00 $ 2,832.50 $ 6,131.88 f 5,070.07

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