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PA9BHX (ASK.) COCTHF8 NEWT Cotton Pickers Win by Forfeit Manila Legion Nin« Foils to Show Up; Otc«ola Stt for Optner Th« Blythevllle Cotton Pickers won their first American Legion yjfth District Junior League vtc- tory this afternoon without raising • bat. Their achwiuled game witl: the Manila Juniors was a warded the Pickers by forfeit when the Manila officials announced that their team would not .show up In BJ.vthevtlte for the game. In announcing the forfeit. Coach James Fisher 'of the Pickers said thai he knew o( no reason for Manila not plu.vinR the tame "unless it was a squabble we got Into dur- inc » practice game we played the other day." Hf did not comment on whit the "squabble" was about. Coach Fisher slated that he was notified yesterday that Manila would not .show up for the contest. He said that he tried to arrange a game with some other opponent to fill the date but (hit Ms effort* failed. Mississippi County's other two entries in the league, Luxora and Osceola, were both s!a£ed for act- Ion In games today and tonight with Osceola, playing an afternoon-night double header. Luxora saw action this afternoon in a sin- tie game against Marked Tree. Osceola 1« Play Opener Osceola had a re-cap of al] Its opening day ceremonies this afternoon in a game with West Memphis which was rained out May 29th and which was supposed to have officially opened its season. Mayor B*n F. Butler was scheduled to throw out the first ball to climax the opening day ceremonies tnd officially get the game underway. Tonight at & the Osceola Juniors will play the second game of the double-header, a regularly scheduled conflict- with Trumann. W*st Memphis is also sceduled tor another game tonight, returning home after the Osceola contest lo meet the Blackburn-Stevens nine of Memphis. In the other league game today, Harrlsburg was scheduled, to play at Caraway. Major League Leaders National Leairve Batting—Marshall. New York .352 Kazak. St. Louis 350 Rum — Gordon and Lockman, New York 39 Ruru batted In — Robinson, Brooklyn «; Bnnia, Philadelphia Hits — Thomson, and Lockman, Jfew Yorlc 94 Doubles-Jonw. Philadelphia 14; Wsitkm, Philadelphia 13 Triples-Furillo, Brooklyn and Sinalley, Chicago 5 Home runa.— Kiner, Pittsburgh 13: Musial, Sti Louis 11. Stolen bases—Robiruon, Brooklyn 9; Reese, Brooklyn I. Pitching—Branca, Brooklyn, 7-1 .«S7; Bickford, Boiton 7-J .718 Strikeouts—Branca, Brooklyn 48; Spahn, Boston M American League Batting—Zernial, Chicago .355; DiMagtfo, Boston -337 Runs—Joost, Philadelphia 53; William*, Bctton 42 Runs batted in—William*, Boston 60: Stephens, Boston 46 Hits — Kell. Detroit 84; Joost, Philadelphia, H Doublas _ Zemlal, Chicago 17; Chapman Philadelphia IB. Triples—Mitchell, Cleveland 7- 3 players tied with 4 Home runs — Williams and Stephens, Boston 14 Stolen bases—Dillinger, St. Louis 6; Mitchell, Cleveland 5 Pitching—Raschi, NEW York 1-1 .889; Lopat, New York 5-1 .833 Strikeouts—Truck*, Detroit 61; Newhouser, Detroit 54 0/»Vet Knights Templar To Confer Degree Tonight A meeting of olivet Commandry of Knights Templar will be held at 7:30 tonight In the Masonic Hall for work in the Temple Degree This will be the last meeting before adjournment for the summer. Ivy W. Crawford, commander, announced. The commandry will reconvene In September. Members will attend tonight's meeting in full uniform, he said. SWINCIMG NOW—But L.rt, Grove's control 1* a little »H ii this game. HOW THEY NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Brooklyn at 20 .514 St. Louis 25 19 .5«9 Boston 26 20 .566 *)ew York 18 31 .553 'hiladelphia a* 23 .511 Cincinnati 22 25 .468 Chicago 17 27 .3K 'itisburgh 17 a .370 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York . , Detroit . ... Vashington . )Ofiton 'hiladclpliia Cleveland . Chicago . ., St. Louis . , W. t,. Pet. 30 H .682 .... 26 21 553 ....25 22 .532 ....23 21 .523 ....25 23 .521 ....21 22 .401 ....21 25 .457 .... 12 35 .235 SOUTHERN LEAGUE Jirmlngham Atlanta . ... f&shville . . Mobile Little Rock . ew Orleans /hattahooga Memphis . . W. L. Pet, . 30 20 .600 . 25 20 .556 . 26 22 .542 .26 23 .531 . 36 36 .5 CO . 25 26 . 22 27 . 16 34 .490 .449 .320 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 7, Chicago 1 Bo«ton 6 Cincinnati 5 at. Louis 3 New York 0 Philadelphia 8 Pittsburgh 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 5 New York 2 St. Louis 6 Boston 2 (night) Cleveland 13 Washington 11 nisht) Philadelphia 7 Chicago 4 (night) SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham 3-7 Chattanooga 22 Mobile 5-5 Little Rock 3-4 Nashville 5 Atlanta 1 Memphis 5 New Orleans 1 Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Boston (right) Chicago at Brooklyn St. Louis at New York Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (night) AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at Chicago Boston at St. Louis (night) New York at Detroit (night) Washington at Cleveland (night) SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Mobile, night. Little Rock at New Orleans, night. Chattanooga at Atlanta, night. Nashville at Birmingham, night. An adult can take In almost a gallon of air in one deep breath. Announcing the Appointment of MR. T.J. BAILEY as Assistant Manager SHELTON MOTOR CO. Your Nash Dta/er Two Homers by Musial Sends Cardinals into Second Place By JM Btkhlrr AuocUird PTM* Sparta Writer "As Stan Muila! tow. to to the St. Louljs Cardinal." Never was a truer statement made. Look at the record. Muftial got off to a miserable start, 90 did the Cards. On May 34. just 15 day* ago, St. Louis' three-time batting champ was hitting a puny .250. Accordingly, the Cardinals were mired In seventh place with a 12-17 won and lost record. Since then. Stan Die man has rapped out 'a hits In 5» time* at hat for a .379 butting average. Conformably, the Redblrds rent on a tear, winning 13 of (he 15 games. Today, Musial is hilling a steadily prog revive .301, and the surging Cardinals are In second ice, only a half game away from the top. The Redblrds whipped the New York Giants, 3-0. at the Polo sUn Mu*i*| Grounds last night, us Stan clubbed two homers off Monte Kennedy. Ills 10th and 11th of the season, to drive in all the runs. Redbirdi In Second Place The victory moved the Cards past (he Giants into second place, a half game behind Hie Brooklyn rXxlgers. The Brooks took over undisputed possession of first place by trouncing Chicago. 7-1. Tlie Giants dropped from a first place tie to fourth place, a half game behind the Boston Braves, who nipped the Cincinnati Reds, 6-5. Soulhpar Preacher Roe tamed the Cubs oh six hits. He lost his Arkansas Sportettes LITTLE ROCK, June 8. </P»— 'ans were surprised last week when he Chicago White Sox named Glenn Stewart lo replace Pete Fox s manager of their Hot Springs "arm club. But they really should- 't have been. H was the third straight season i which the Bathers got a new oss in May. In 1947 the Sox sent Joe Kuhel ow piloting the Washington Sen- tors, to the Spa to replace Joe antomauro. Last year Joe Holden ad to leave the job because hla •ife was ill, and George Sobek ook over. The Lion Oil Company is building n amateur basketball team along Me lines of the Phillips oilers, al- ays one of the nation's top ag- resations. The El Dorado firm has igned Arkansas State College pro- uct Bennle Wllhelm. He passed up pro contract to go with them. Blythevllle High School Is con,tot n ? a home football game next ull-agafnst Santa Maria Academy f Mexico. Athletics al the University of Arkansas during th« past school ear were by no meani confined to embers of the Hazorbaclc inter- olleglate teams which got the .cadllnes. The intramural sports »rogram Included more students ban ever before in history. There rere IB sports in the program, and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity the sweepstakes trophy for he best overall showing. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III rune 8. lift— (USDA>—Hogs 8,000; . op 21.50 Ireely, bulk 170-230 1.25-21.50; 240-270 lb« 20.75-21.25' Ibs ew 280-310 Ibs 20.00-20.5o". good and hoice 150-fiO Ibs 21.00-21.50- 10030 Ibs 18.M-20.00; light sows under 00 Ibs steady; mostly 17.50-18.5050-560 Ibs 15.50-16.25; over 550 Ibs argely 15.00. Cattle 2300; calves 1100; bulls ste»- dy; medium good sausage and beef bulls 21.00-22.00; cutter and com mon bulls 18.00-20.00; veslers 1.00 ower; good and choice 24.00-28.00; with common and medium "»0 0024.00. shutout in the seventh when Andy Pafko cracked a horn* run, th« 10th given up by Roe this season. The Braves tallied twice In the bottom half of the ninth to of f«t a one-run edge the JUdi had built up in the top half of the Inning. The winning run croued the plate on a "priw boner" by Cincinnati outfleldei Prank Baumholtt. With one out, Al Dark sen!, a looping fly down the rigljt field foul line, which BaumholU caught In foul territory allowing Tommy Holme, to cross th« plate with the winning run. The Phlllle* pulled a similar stunt by Morinj- two runa in the bottom half of the ninth to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirate*, l-i, alter the Bu« had counted once In the top half of the inning. Tltfrs Nip Yankees 5-2 Detroit defeated the New York Yankees. S-2, In the American League's only day contest, to cut the front running Yankees' lead to live and a half game.1. Bob Swift's home run with a man on base highlighted a three-run fourth Inning enabling Hal Newhouser to register his fifth victory. Ed Lopat was charzed with the defeat, his first against live victories. Larry Doby crashed two homers to lead the Cleveland Indians to a U-ll slugfest victory over the Washlnslon Senators. Eight pitcher* saw action, with Satchel! Paige getting credit for the victory. Lefty Lou Bi-Lsile struck out 10 In pitching the Philadelphia Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the White Sox in Chicago. Red Embree won his second game against seven defeats for the St. Louts Browns this season, out- pitching Mel Parnell of the Boston Red Sox. «-2. Bears Take Two More from Pebs; Chicks Nip Pels By The Auociateii Press Mobile swept both ends of a doubleheader with the Travelers of little Rock 5-3 and 5-4, last night and went Into a tie with Nashville for third place In the Southern Association. Some good pitching from Pete Wojie paid olf for the Bears in the opener. WoJIe set the Travs down on rive hits. George Shuba did some steady hitting and Bill Antonello demonstrated daring b»«e running as the Bears took their third twin triumph from the Rockj. The Pebs threatened in the ninth of the nightcap by scoring a run and filling the bases with only one out. John 'reel popped out however, and Alex De La Qan* whizzed a grounder to make the third out. Six consecutive singles were hit by Shuba before he was stopped by Charlie aiddens in the finale. The first place Barons of Birmingham split a double bill with Chattanooga. They won the curtain- raiser, 3-2, and, the Lookouts were victoroius In the second game 12 to 7. The Memphis Chicks, tailend club in the loop, celebrated their third victory in a row by' whipping the New Orleans Pelicans, 5 to 2. Nashville' Vols defeated the Atlanta Crackers, 5 to !. Yesterday's Sports in Brief Raw-ball New York— The National Lca;ue's Mexican jumpers seeking reinstatement were advised by president Ford Frick to get clearance first from any other existing contracts. New York— Max Lanler said St. Louis Cards had refused to release him or make what he considered satisfactory contract offer; star pitcher added "next move Is up to them." Tennis London — Gardnar Mulloy. Miami; Earl Cochcll. San Francisco. and Mrs. Patricia Canning Todd, La Jolla, Calif., won their second round singles matches in the Kent County lawn tennis championships. Birmingham, England — Mrs. Margaret Osborne du Pont and Louise Brough. American stars, gained the semifinal round of the Birmingham Lawn tennis tonrncy. Read Courier Newt Want Adi U.S. Life insurance companies held assets totalling more than 51 million dollars at the end of 1047. Chevrolet Nine Bows to Ark-Mo Leaders in Soft bo 11 League Register Sixth Consecutive Victory The league leading Ark-Mo Kilo- wittera annexed their sixth consecutive victory last night by nudging the Sul!lv»n-Ne!»on Chevrolet nine «-3 In the aecond game of a City Softball League double header under the lights of Walker Park. The victory left the Kllowatters undefeated in league play and' It increased their league lead to two and a half game* over Sullivan- Nelson, Blythevllle Motor Company and Holland,.Mo., who are now in » three-way tie for second place. The Motormen gained the second Place tie as a rt.su 11 of Sullivan- Nelson's loss last night and Holland moved up with a (-4 win over the Razorbacks in last night's first game. Stewart Gurley went the distance for the Kllowatteri and out-hurleci Jack Whittle who went the full seven for Sulilvan-NeUon. Both Pitchers were tagged for four hits bui errors In the early Innings hurt Whittle and give the Kilowatters two unearned runs. Allowi Eight Hits The eight hits allowed In Uie game were evenly distributed BRIOUS eight players with Sonny Ledbetter's long triple to deep center field being the longest blow of the nijht. Ledbelter was thrown out at home trying lo stretch the triple into f four-bagger. In last night's (Irst came Gardner Norrid of the Holland Lions outpltched Carroll Glisson of the RaEorbacks to gain a 6-4 decision. The game was loosely played with Holland getting only three hits off Olisson and the Razorbacks setting four off Norrid over the seven-inning: route. Errors hurt both aides in the early innings. The IO.=LS knocked Razorbacks (mm a lifth place tie with the Jaycees into sixth place. Box scores Firit Game Holland AH R H Terry If 310 Hester Ib 211 Golem?!! 2b 410 Walker 3b 401 Glover cf 400 Criddle ss 3 0 0 Correll rf 210 (x)Slaten 000 Reid c 210 Norrid p _ 211 Totals . W S 3 (x) walked for Correll in seventh Razorbackg Yoder 2b Hutchinson cf Poff 3b Alexander ss Lipford Ib Elliott If Martin If Hardy rf Laysom rf J. Hutchinson f Gli.^on AB H H 3 0 1 300 1 1 \ 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals Ark-Mo Long ss Wilson cf Chltmon If Rounsavall c Moore 2b Perry Ib Roush rf Bray 3b Gurley p Totals Sullivan-Nelson Lutes 2b-lf DeLong .ss Ledbetter 3b Bunch K-lb Whittle rf Hides c Eaton cf Williams Ib Burnham 2b J .Whittle p Totals Second Game 24 * 4 AB R H 300 3 1 0 310 4 1 3 1 2S 6 4 AB R H 3 0 3 0 3 0 300 3 0 1 1 2 0 J 1 29 > Sanity Code Hearing EVANSTON. III.. June g— HP}— The Executive Committee of thi N.C.A.A. opened a three-day meet ing today with a full report on violations of its controversial sanity code heading the agenda. In 1519 cortez invaded Mexico conquered Montezuma, and set up a kingdom. WEDNESDAY, JUKE 8, 1949 Sports Roundup NEW YORK, June 8—</P)_Jun\<x golf, a game lew kid* can afford to play in these times, appears to be in for a big summer If the players can turn themselves into twins . . . Bob Haiiow has rounded up the schedule for golf world and it snows five "national" Junior tournaments . . . The National Junior Fourball al Charlotte, N.C., leads off June 27-30 and Carolinians tab i home-club boy, Bobby Slsk, as the .tandout In the field . . . The second U.S.G.A. Junior championship will be held al Washington, u.c., July 27-30 and the U.S.G.A. Is ntklng It easier on the pocketbook by quartering th« kids at George- own University . . . Two more Na- ional tournaments are due to start August 2—one at Houston, Tex., ponsored by the US Junior Chamber of Commerce with the support ->t the PGA and the Athletic In- titule of America and the other it Chicago's Medinah club, site of he National Open, sponsored by lie Hearst Newspapers - . . And inally there's the National Caddies ihamnlonship at Columbus, Ohio . . Maybe the smart kids will pass Venetian Blind* of Such clean Veneiiin blinds! Pusr skidi right off FJeia- lum, it't 10 Mtin-imooth! Thi« aluminum bends for quick bruih-upi, snaps back into perfect lhape! Lighter, easier lo operate. And Uio beauty tuts! Pla«lic finish won't chip or crack. Fl«alum is fireproof, ruit-proof, weather-proof. Custom-made only. Come choose from beautiful colon ... bring window measurements. So inexpenjive! Custom - made only. Come choose from beautiful colon ...aik for estimate without obligation. BUILDERS' SUPPLY CO. Inc. W. II. Pease J. Wilson Henry io, Hiway 61 Phone Z434 them ail up and to (thing. Doublrhndrr Ed olle, business manager of athletic* at the University of Texas, gets a great kick out of telling about a visit he received last spring from »n old prep echool friend named Home . . . Asked what occasioned his visit. Home replied: "I brought my son here for the state meet " . .• . Thinking of athletics, Olle asked: 'What's he running?" . . . Dejectedly Home replied: "He's not running; he's In the one-act play contest." ... The kid, Tom Home, heard the conversation and told his dad. "I'll go back next year as a track man. too." ... So in the 1949 track meet, Tom Horn* turned up In the half-mile run and won it in division-record time. He collapsed as he crossed the finish line, but two «u» Otfiet Open* al i Week Nlfht.-. Show Start* at 7:30 AUlimjc Saliir<U.\ Si Sund»j it i p.m. wilj continuous abowint Wednesday & Thursday 'STATE DEPARTMENT FILE NO. 649" (IX CINECOLOR) William Lundigan Virginia Bruce BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATPE Show Starts Weekday! 1:00 p.m iturday and Sunday: Continuant showing Crom I:U4J pan. Wednesday, Thursday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "INTRIGUE" with Georee Raft, June Havoc a nil Helena Carter "VARIETY GIRL" with Blnr Croiby, Bob Hope. Barbara Stanwyck, and Dorothy Laraour Serial: "G-Men Never Forget" Chapter I Also Short* hours later he was competing In tb* one-act play contest. His Mam won first place In Class B and young Home was named to the all-star cast. Sport* Before Your Cym Oxford's Jack Bannister, wholl lead the O. ford-Cambridge Iraclc team against Cornell and Princeton Saturday, Knocked off a 4:18.2 mile on a nasty day .last spring .to break the 44-year-old record for the Oxford-Cambridge meet . Too bad they wont have a chart caller on the P.A. at the Princeton meet. 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