The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 26, 1947
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PAGE BIZ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 26, 19-17. Bayou Batsman Hears .400 Marie New Orleans Pelicans Hold Three-Game Lead In Southern League AT1ANTA, Ga., May 28. (UP) — Ed Lavigne, who looks more like i shanty Irishman Uinn Die Latin son of the ba>x»is which he nc- tually is, stacked up today (and he Is really stacked) as the main reason tlic New Orleans Pelicans are in command of the Southern Association race. He shot his batting average up to .303 Sunday by going five-for- elcht, including a homer, as the Pelicans split with Nashville in the Vols' cracker-box park and no pit«licr yet lias been able lo detour his steady climb toward the .4«8 mark. The Pelican cloutcr LS one contradiction after another. His name and heritage suggests the tall, dark and handsome. He is squat (five feet, nine inches). solid (105 pounds) freckle-faced nncl as rci- halrcd ns any son of the Aukl soil. A natural southpaw in every other respect, he bats right-handed. Lavigne has never been far from his native iNew Orleans. 'He plny- ed one season at Daytona Beach and one at New Iberia, far back in the bayous. Then he came to the Pelicans last season and rap- Idly grew Into a local hero, a role h« has played even greater acclaim this season. Lavigne hit. four for four and scored four runs in the first game yesterday as the Pelicans won 11 to .7 behind Tom Snnkel's easy pitching. Third Baseman Hersclicl held of (lie (Pelicans proved even a bigger noise during the afternoon, hitting two homer.-, in the first game and a third in the nightcap which Nashville took 12 to 7. The Vols' caught the Pelicans home run fever In the nightcap as Doc Greene and Rube Walker slammed the ball out of t'.ie lot to make Pete 'Mallory's mound Jot, easier. splitting. Ladies' Day Off on an extensive spin, the Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club crew bears down in practice run on Schuylkill lUver for defense of its half-mile quadrupli; championship, June 21. Fancy-Field ing First Baseman Hogan Blows Top; Wields Mean Bat for Yankees !i os " S? lf . M f* To Bobby Locke the Pels increased NEW YORK. May 20. (Ul'l—» They didn't bother to print the name of George HarMcy McQiilnn on (he Yankee roster this Spring, so today Hint funcy-ltaldlug .rst baseman was making tli.'.l omission look like Ihe typographical error of the year. No one had figured -Mint McQuinn would be around long enough for the ink to dry on the r-iitcr and Hie evidence was pretty otrcng agLiinst him. Three months a^o his base- hall future was as blaci: as the souvenir anthracite coal bat that admirers from Scranton, Pa., presented lo him yesterday, but. today he WHS Ihe lending hitter In the American League with a .'Ml mark and Ihe one big reason why the Yankees again are considered as solid pennant contenders. Last year the tall Virginia Mc- Qnlnn hit only .225, :•. ngure that was too puny even 1'or tho Philadelphia Athletics. He v,as picked nj> BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUT1IKKN IJiAtlUE W. L. PHILADELPHIA, May 2.1. (UP) — Hobby elcd Locke of South p or ?ka cheek for S2.DOO todny foi New Orleans '.!rt Mobile a I Chiillannoga l') Atlinila '11 jnin^hain lii Nashville . in Memphlii l!i LIHIe Rock 1U p . first place In the fourth annuul Phil- : "•'-'- Y CharlUes Golf .01)1 .512 -ill 2 .•129 .•105 -WO adelphia Iiuinlrcr '1'ournament. It was when Bobby ployed nerve- NATIONAL LEAGUE W. I New York .. Chicago . .. Brooklyn . . Boston . .. , Pittsburgh . Philadelphia Cincinnati . SI. Louis .. '.. 17 .. 1H .. 17 .. 17 .. H .. Jti .. M .. 12 their league lead Ic Ihrco and a half games over the second plnce Mobile Bears, who lost to CliattJ- nooga 7 to 3 and were prevented by rain from a chnncc in square accounts for th c day. Bill Kennedy flRYe up 11 hits to the Bears but they couldn't connect in the pinches: - '" iBirmiiiRhanVs renovated Barons jumped from seventh place to 'i tie with Nashville for Jiftli by belting the Memphis Chicks In a double-header 4 to 1 and 0 to 1. Alex Rona}* pitched a six-hitter lor the Barons in the opener and 'Roy Brxmer allowed only four In thc nightcap. Zeb Eaton hit a home run for Birmingham in the first name. The double-loss dumped Memphis from fifth to seventh place. Little Rock trounced the Atlanta Crackers 7 to 3 in the first game, thanks to Bill Evans' fine relief hurling but the Crackers evened matters with n 2 to 1 victory in the nightcap behind I\irrest Yesterday's Results ' SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham 4-6, Memphis 1-1. New Orleans 11-7, Nasnvlllc 7'12. ' Little Rock 7-1, Atlanta 3-2. , Chattanooga "7, Mobile 3 (second game; rain). for no cost whatsoever as a lice ngcnt after thc A's jnv, him ad: lit and in Spring training was Iclt with thc second stringers in F'londii while the Yankee regulars went globetrotting. It was the lanky lefty who led the base-hit parade agLitns', Ihe Reef Sox at New York ye.stcrilay as the Yankees made 17 hits to; 1 u 17 to 2 victory. He made ttirce hits, including ills third homer ami drove In three runs. Clinrlcy Keller also hit n homer, his 10th. mill Ti-d Williams smashed his 11th in the ninth inning for Boston to k<Mi> th? Yankees from registering their follrlh straight shutout. Floyd Uoveiis hud held the Red Sox lo l\vo hits until the ninth when Johnny Pesky fir Bled to precede Williams' homer homer which ended a 30-imihift run famine, [lad thc Yankees shut out Boston they would have tied their own American League record, set in 1932 for four consccnlivo shutouts. Buddy Ken-, Giant shortstop wound up one of the most incredible defensive marks in baseball history when he finally iiiii.-i-.' nn error after going 68 games and 384 chances consecutively as the Oi- AMERICAN LEAGUE W. I Detroit .............. -20 Jleveliincl ........... in New York ............ 10 lloslon .............. 17 2lilcngo ............. 17 Philadelphia ........ ]•> less jjolf In the final :iG holes nml little lien Hogan blew rfky-hlgl/nftc lending the Held with n 10-under par score for the first two day:;. To win, the 29-year-old Locke, who traveled il.OOO miles from his Aineri- j can tour, overcame a five-stroke p , deficit and outlasted the field In I blinding rain, fog, .squ-iils and a il ' 8 ' 1 W ' 1K ' sweeping over a drenth- cd course. ; Hogan's blow-up cost 'he little fellow from Hersliey, Pa., even Ihe second place money, which Vas divided by lightly rcgiirdeU Matt Kowal, Plymouth. Pa., and I:,4<s Open Champion Lloyd Mangrum. who finished four strokes behind Bobby's SCO .-m .421 Pet. Red Roberts Returns to Legion Arena "Dl({ Red" Roberts reluri'ij tonlnht after a brief absence to pair with Jack Nfoody against, Tex Rllpy and Ijcfly Pacer in thc weekly tag feature at the American Legion Arena. The combination of Rotors und Moody Is expected to hold the limelight In toulijht's fnicai, ns both have one thing in common, dislike lor Referee Mlk-j Mc- roney. Roberts, who Is dislikiid by local fans but still one of the bigg' drawing cards on Meroncy' list, has Ijeen absent from the local arena for several months, hnv, been busy elswherc in tho circuit". Mayhem will reign over tonighi't meeting ns thc Jour rough unct tumble artists mix things up i thc 00-minutc time limit affair. Seeking revenue for n brut beating handed him by Riley c last week's program, Moody is ex- ]>ected lo stop at no'.'xinr; short of murder.. The ex-tackle from Tennessee, alon with his partner Prince Omar, came put on thi short end of thc deal last wee! when they lanylcd with Riley an? AI Alexander. Rllcy and Pacer will be loaded or bear when they outer the ring against the two mcar.ies. They are both veterans of th« came ind know how to handle any sit- lalion that might arise. The fireworks arc expected to start In the prelim iiiewin? of Moody and Riley. Tex r.nrt Jack will lock horn's in the first or.e- fall match that will prc-ci'rtc the main event and Pncer nurl Roberts will liavc it out in thc second. Hardy Annual In case you didn't recognize it, that's a flamingo egg, lying on Ihe special "table" which the pink, long-necked birds build. They Joy only one egg a ytej. thc original date cOnC.'.cloil v/ith n similar show on Mcmphiu. Ball Player Suffers Heart Attack in Softball Came ATLANTA, Ga., May 20. iUP> — Fred V. Chambers, 24, p. member of a ball-playing family of brothers, | died of a heart attack Sli'.ulny while playing Softball. He nail scored u clean hit and was running lo lirtl base when he collapsed and died shortly afterward. A brother, P. E. Chambers, 20( Is a pitcher in thc Blue Jiidse Lcr.tsuc for Lcnoir, N. C. AnolhcL 1 brother, Johnny, is' presently n,; umpire i)i thc Ohio State League. Blythcvilte Legion Came With Jonesboro Postponed Wet grounds caused the postponement of the Cotton Pickers- Jonesboro junior Leyio: 1 ) baseball game scheduled for 1.112 Air Bas^ diamond yesterday afternoon. Thc Cotton Pickers will ba idle next Sunday unless a g-inv! can be arranged this week, Coa:a Joe Wliit- ley slated. The Hot Spring-i Junior Legion team will Inv.ulo the local diamond for two games June 5-C, Coach WliiUcy said. Fistula May Often, Result From Piles' FRKK HOOK—Gives Fuels! On Associated Ailments I From where I sit .-*. Joe Mars winning 217. Ilogan had a 282 lo ':'••• NATIONAL LEAGUE /Chicago 3. Cincinnati I. • New York 9, Boston 3 (second game, rain). Brooklyn 5. Phllndclph'.x ;i. St. Louis 10-l, : PittsbuL-Eh 5-2. Louts ............. 11 1MISSCO AMATKUli Lutc.s niylhcvillt Hte. 2 lllylhcvillc Manila Yarbro Huffman Number Nine Armorel Little River 'Add ycstcrdnys results I.KAGUK W L I 1 ..3 I) 1.0031 .. :i i .vso] ..22 .!il)D ..2 '!. .5SO 3 U. S. Walker Cop Stars Win First Round Matches CARNOUSTIE, Scotland. May 26. <W>— Three United S'.Uc; Wnlkrr Cup stars— Stanley Biolio]), Hmilcy Quick and Bud Ward— won Ihrir '"[nose out E. J. (Dutch; Harrison. '..4'-. | Y °rk. Pa., nncl Mn.stcrs Champion " " Jim DemarcH, who hit 2BH to finisl ,..\ tied for fifth. ••' J1 1 • Armorel Team Defeats Huffman By 8 to 7 Score Only two games were playerl in thc Mississippi County Amateur Baseball League yesterday niter- noon with rain causing the posl- Diponcment of the remaining th;-;'c .250 tills. Ted Faught. htirler for the Armorel nine pitched his team an 8 lo 7 victory over Huffman to y,\'ie Ihe Armorel team its first leiig'ic victory. Wet grounds hampered both .333 .230 .DM Horse Show Date at Spa Changed by Fair Board HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. May if,. P'—Date of the first, annual Hot Springs Horse Show lux. been changed from June ;!5 to July 2. according to the horse show and sale committee of tlw Garland County Fair Association. The plans were revised after It was found that Beware of By-Products 'A wise judge in our district says that long experience on the bench has taught him In beware of "by-products"—violations not foreseen but resulting from a lav/. Never was there a more striking example of such "by-products" than in so-called Prohibition, u'hicli created speakeasies, bootleggers, crime wavc.s and corrupted onr national life for thirteen lawless years. The byproducts of Prohibition, .such as bootlegging and disrespect for law", are reappearing in "dry" areas of Arkansas. From where I sit, it's better to have legal control than to have Prohibition which doesn't prohibit. And. from an economic si .in. point, the legal sale of beer pay; $1,250.000 annually into the -state treasury. You can help protect these tax benefits by reporting to the address shown below any conditions surrounding the sale of beer in your community which are not in accord with public sentiment and with the high standards of the brewing industry. Remember: Bootleggers don't pay taxes. A new, illuslraled -lO-i')^; l.-ook' on 1'istula, R<'ctnl Au-sivss, filer/' and other rcclai and colon illsordors^ is now FREE to all iuifi'rers. Write today—a card will do. Thornton Minor Clinic, Suite 1772, 02(i McGec, St., Kansas City, Mo. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVfiKY N1UIIT Matinee Saturday & Kunilar f»»x Opens Week !>:<ja 7:»fl p.m. H»l.-Buu. 1 p.m. Oont Hhowlnf ARKANSAS COMMITTEE, UNITED STATES BREWERS FOUNDATION HACO BOYD, STATE DIRECTOR .„ . 402 PYRAMID BtDG., tlTHE ROCK, ARK. nnts defeated thc Braves nt Bos- ' opening matches in AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 10-2. Chicago 1-5. New York 17, Boston 3; Washington 3, 'Philadelphia (second game, rainj. St. Louis at Cleveland, rain. MISSCO AMATKUK LEAGUE Blythcville 14, Number Nine 1. Armorel a, Huffman 7. Little River at Yarbro. rain. Manila at Blytheville. rain. Cooter at Lutes, rain. Today s Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham at Memphis. Mobile at Chattanooga. New Orleans at Nashville. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago at St. Louis. ni|;h',. Pittsburgh at cinclnunu, night. Only games scheduled. ton B to 3. Thc second game was rained out with Boston ahead -1 to U after lour and a third innings. Jackie Robinson hit a homer and two singles to lead the Dodgers in a 5 to 3 triumph over the Phillies at Brooklyn as Lefty Joe HatU'n scored his fifth victory. He struck out eight batters as In bonl tlio Phils for thc third straight, time. Lefty Fritz Ostcrmuo'.br ended the longest Cardinal \viMnhia. r.iveak of thc season at three games when he pitched a llircc-hil. a to 1 victory to give Ihe a split j after St. Louis \von r,i2 opener 10 to 5 as Enos Slaughter and George Knrowski sol Red Bird homers and Hank Orccnbei-g hit a three-run route clout for Pittsburgh. The Tigers and White Sox split their bill at Detroit. Thc Tigers won the opener, 10 to 1, as George Kcll hit a grand slam luimer atid Pat Mllllin got one with two aboard to account for seven runs in Hal Newhouscr's fourth \jitchhiK triumph. Ed l..opat pitched a [ivc?hlt- tcr as Chicago won tlin nightcap. 5 to 2, Jack Wnllacsn backing him up at bat by hitting two home i uns. Mullln and Hoot Evcrs hit homers for Detroit's only ta'iUc.~. j Early Wynn won an abbreviated six-inning game for th.-; Senates at Philadelphia. 3 lo 1, as 8!an Spencc accounted for .-11 of WaMi- ington's runs wllh a lirsi Inninc homer. It was Wynn'; luurth victory. Thc second gam- was called off. The SI. Louis at Cleve'aml double header was rained out. British Amateur Golf Tournaiiu'iu lodav to lead (he American eomi the second round of play. Bishop, the U. S. Aimt.-.u- champ, defeated A. C. Gibson o: Scotland 2 and 1: Quick, tins public lints' kins, eliminated II. J. o. PhlmiMcr of England C and 5 ami YVaid turned back D. Russell of Scotland, •! and 3. Staff SsU. C. T. JciMmur, of Had-| donncld. N. J., also won" his opening match, defeating Hoy McOn-gor of Scotland, 1 ii[j to ad\'i;ij(i: along willi the better known American players. nines considerably as Armorel collected 21 hlis off of Coy demons. Twivlcr for the Huffman tea In. but the condition of thc Armp'rbl diamond prevented several scorK. Huffman slugged out 13 bingles "ufl '. Faught. In the other league game Mead's BIythevillc Tigers had a field day in dcfeatine Number Nine 14 to 1 on the Number Nine diamond. Prank Ellis, ace hurler of the Tigers, went the route for the locils and hung up rd s second victory of the season. "-•• Different Use ' ' Thirty-live pounds of smokeless powder can be made from the nine 'lunrts of anti-frecxe niixlu,-c used by the average automobile in a winter. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland at Detroit. Boston at New York, night. Only games scheduled. Thompson. The teams continue their same scrici tonight. DR. MILTON K. WKBB Optometrist 13* East Main Illilhevillc, Ark. Fowlston School of Music •Is Offering Special Summer Classes PIANO - ORGAN — VOICE Mrs. Dalton.C. Fowlston, B. A., S. M. M. Term starts June 2nd through August 31, 19-17. A special price for; the three months'"term in piano is being offered. For information, call or write 809 Chickasawba Phone 2049 Time Changed This Picture You may mil even mwmbur when plowing was a back-lireakiiitf job, done wilh a hand plow. Modern 1NTKKNATIOXAI, 1IAKVKSTKK and McCOKMlCK- DKKKING Kiirni .Machinery ], ; ,. s cliaiiRcd the picture for you— made il possible for you to gel \>\KKcr n'ops. More modern improvements in farm machinery arc bfintr made all of thc time by two great names — look lo thorn for leadership, and lo DELTA JM- IM.KMENTS INC. for all your farm machinery needs ! We Repair and Itenmdilion All Types Farm Machinery — See US! DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phono 863 l>ast Time Today "MARG'E" with Jeanne Cniin ;in<l Alan Y Selected Stiorls Tuesday PILGRIM LADY" Wltll Lymie ItubcrLs, \Y;iri-e Also Hlmrt Subj- ETHYL The Finest Gasoline in Arkansas TAX PAID Super Anti-Knock REGULAR 17c TAX PAID BIG DISCOUNT TO TRUCKS FREE PREMIUMS—These Premiums arc nor toys, But Valuable V-F-» and useful merchandise! We give you the best in nationally ad- vertised Oils and Gasoline at thc lowest prices in Arkansas. Fast Courteous Service! State Oil Co. on U. S. 61 North at Ark-Mo State Line We Sell McMillen 'Ring-Free' Oil Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:30 p.n | Last Time Today ': Walt Disney''; "Song of the South" (III Tcchnir«i*(j^ Including the animated tales of Unelc Kcmtis Paramount N^,vs Alst) Shorts Tuesday PAL NITK "JOHNNY ANGEL" with OuurKi: Haft, Claire Trrvor Serial: "JacI; ArTii:slL-oii;;" Also Shorts BLYTHEVILLE LEGiON ARENA WRESTLING U>\VKST ADMISSION I'llICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Es-erv Monday ADULTS Jr>c — CUIUWEN 15c Monday, May 26 1iOX ^^ RITZI THEATR& Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday TAG MATCH Tex Riley and Lefty Pacer versus Red Roberts and. Jack Moody ALSO 2 T-FAIL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Tex Riley . Lefty Pacer vs. vs. Jack Moody Red Roberts ™MAGOMBEAFFA1f[ s,?. K V ROBERT Pj?ESTON ' KKO News ami Short

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