The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 27, 1947
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. *AGB SIX Yankees Defeat Boston Red Sox Game is Played in N«w York Before 74,747 Baseball Fans _...' YORK, May 27. (UP)—Life .._ beautiful for the New York Yankee organization today *s the front office counted up the receipts from • the greatest single-game crowd In baseball history and the *am* sweep of the Boston Red &W, «erles. Things haven't been, very happy Tor JfaoPhai) and Co. lately with suspensions, player unrest, i*ors 'of more suspensions on the w»y, but the clicking turnstiles that, counted 74.747 fans Into the Yankee : Stadium last night and the - booming Yankee bats that routed ..the Red Sox, 9 lo 3, moved .the New Yorkers up lo second place arid brought loy and harmony. • "he house that Ruth built" was jammed an hour before the game and final tallies showed that the single game record of 13592 set »t Cleveland's Municipal Stadium. July si, 1832, had been surpassed »s »«ll as the night-game mark of 71.551 set at the Yankees Stadium last August 28. •Joe DiMaggio, playing like the •Yankee Clipper" O f pre-war days, led the assault on four Boston pitchers with a homer and two sjngles to drive in four runs. Thlrrt- SSS*!. 1 ^? . Bm Johnson matched run production wiih single, and an infield » double, out. Th* Sox took a 3-1 lead in the o£ th rce innings against Frank 5he», but lefty Joe Page appeared on the scene in Ihe fourth and held the Sox to two singles tlic rest of the way. His pitching insured the Yankee sweep— the first time that the NDW Yorkers hav t«en every game *B»ce Sept, 1943. from the Sox fourth place. la an afternoon game In tin American League the Detroit Ti" ers increased their league-lead > ; "? lall!t| ng the Clove- . tlj c ca ' . . held the tribe to six hi,.- ana shortstop Eddie Lske provide! the winning counter with a sixth inning homer. The other 'American League tea«»s were not scheduled. .Jnere were two games in the ™»'»na] League, both at night .JJ^,:^Pittsburgh Pirates downed the Cincinnati Reds, 5 t o 1 with Kirhy Higbe getting credit tor his ,"2. „*''" since hc wa s traded from Brooklyn to Pittsburgh. Hicbe ^ asnt on han a at the 'finish, however, because he required eighth inning relief from Art Herring af- UP two doubles and t wo Going In for the Tackle BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.y COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 27, 19-17 BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W New Orleans 28 Mobile Chattanooga Atlanta 21 Nashville . Birmingham Memphis 10 19 15 16 New Orleans Loses to Vols; Mobile Wins ATLANTA, Oa., May 27. (UP) — M empnis Filclicr E, M. McGlothin, added to Little Rock the Mobile 'Scar roster since the start of the season was the hero of Mobile today. McGlothin worked eight steady Detroit Innings last night, handcuffing the New York 17 'Lookouts .with a single run and Boston 17 only rive hits, as the Bears maul- Cleveland ' 11 cd Chattanooga 6 to L and gained Washington 13 n full panic on the league leading chlcneo n New Orleans Pelicans. Philadelphia' 15 IPellcan ace Jesse Daiina, fell gt. Louis 11 victim to a four run Nashville out-t '_''' burst In the initial frame of a NITKWX irir^Tar contest at Sulphur 'Dell and the NATIONAL LEAGUE 15 17 19 29 20 24 23 25 Pet 21 Teams to Play Games Tonight Play in the Dlythcvillc Y's City -oltball League »111 cuter its fourth week tonight with two games schc- UB ducd to be played at Walker Park. '. I* Pet. The Loy Eicli nine, who arc tied 12 .636 for the league lead, will meet Ihe 14 .548 Hays Slorc team in Ihe opener at .095 .5*8 .512 .414 .442 .TOO .390 .515 .520 .•1(18 .486 .469 'Ron Jchnson appears nboul lo tackle- his up-siclc-ilnwn rnolorcyVle aVlTe' goes into loop durinu r;ico ;it London's New Cross Speedway. Jo 1 ' Pels never recovered. went on to win 8 to 1. | Chicago Wrlfiht took over for manager Brooklyn Fred Walters' crew in Hie third as Boston the Vols smashed home two more Nashville New York n 18 17 17 in W. L. Pot. the track ' «iii .iin.iomjij nujut; kwtj lllUl C PittsiJUrE?!) runs, but the damage had been phn-idelnliia done and Danna was charged with ui nr ,i,, n .In ' II) Louis Riley and Pacer Win Match But Take Terrific Pounding Red Roberts and Jack Moody Moody and Roueiis lonk up their gave llic fans quite a show but (trudge against Mcroncy and' start- lost the tag feature of lust night's ed lo work on him. Thai was their wrestling program lo Tex Hllcy final mistake, as I'accr and nilcy anri T.nrt, P.,,.,.,- ,. csted ., 5 Ulcy wau ,, 1( , u th( , |) . l> and Lefty Pacer. Having lied" and "nig Jack" forced Ililcy ami Pacer to no :•!! the way to defeat them two out of tlirco falls. The I wo mcnnles technically beat the daylights out tle. Rllcy then took up the battle with Mnncly, grabbing him with a lull Nelson hold and started to his corner tor a two-on- by the duo caused their downfall as Referee Mike ><,,'.,, Mcroncy made them break .several good holds. The first fall slarled hi usual fashion with the four grappters spending most of the lime in free- for-alls. Using their excess weight rushed l o his partners aid, took a . to an advant Roberts and __ •" "•niiim^c, i\uuti Ui Una me defeat dropped me Sox to Moody Imd tilings going their way for about 15 .minutes of the stanza. I'accr, dazed by a fistic attack launched by Moody, came up off a series of fly- >-r- fj via lining LI It; VxJt-'l'C- ****' »•"" '«•,•» » Hill II iit,'l ICS Ol I If land Indians, 1 to 0. stubby Over- '"8 shoulder b!ocl;s and had Moody mire, making his first start of the Pinnca In one corner. Roberts, see- year, held thp trihn in 1-1.. i.ji., IMC iiic /*i,.,it/.rt w,,.-t,...> ;._ _..., ing his chance rushed in a:id kicked liis partner loose from llic grips of Pacer. ^isls Fly Frrcly The free-for-all between the fo:ir mnlmen nnd M«roney that followed the Illegal maneuver or Roberts brotighl the fans howling to their feet. For a full five minutes fisls flew freely, ns the enraged Pacer and Rilcy swung at anv- Ihins that wa s moving. and 011 "" 5 ' Rlkard l i *' lth a sixth Higbe drove in two _ ruru himself in the first with a bases-full single. l ,.? 1w .. s '- Louis Card's, 'given five- hit pitching by Harry Brcchccn. turned on southpaw Johnny oclunitz, . an old nemesis, to beat the Chicago Cubs, 3 to 1. Country Slaughter paced the Cant hitting with two doubles and a single. ^-Brooklyn. 'New York, Boston, nnd Pnltadelphia were not scheduled. Casting Practice Session Nets 41/2 Pound Bass NASSVILLE, Tonn., May 27. (UP) — Johnny Bealrd. Vanderbilt, University student, went to the lake In Centennial Park late yesterday afternoon just to sharpen his aim a bit. with his casting rod. He picked out leaves floating on the water and attempted to hit them. Five minutes latej- he pulled in « four and one-half pound large mouth bass. New "postwar" materials to, home building include steel, aluminum, plastics, and light-weight concrete. wind-up nnd - - , r at the bark of Jllloy's head. The agile Riley, anticipating Ihe maneuver, whirled around and plnced the big Moody in front of him and Robert's blow fell flush ua the chin of Moody. 'Referee Mcroncy made it a point to sec that. Moody was informed of who delivered the blow and soon Roberts and Moody were stnifing a private fciid In their own corner. After Ihe short skirmish between Roberts and Moody, apologies were matte Hriti the match continued. Moody remained in the ring' and wa-; an easy victim of the flying blocks of Pacer and was pinned. Julius Petty Wins Championship in State Trap Shoot ENGLAND, Ark., May 27. (UP) — Jiilliis Petty of England stood out loday as tlic lending trap shooter of Arkansas following his near- sweep of all honors In the state meet here over the weekend. Petty broke 99 birds in the singles for a winning and record state score of 103 out of a possible 200. Ife !ind cracked 100 straight tar- gels In Hie first lap or the singles Saturday. . -.-.' Ife added the handicap title with a 05 out ol 100 mark and took the overall crown with 383 out of 400. Bill sncnd of Camrten, who hail a 38 Saturday, scored 100 yesterday to roll into second place with IDS. Smcad also was second high in the over-all with 374 out o( 400. ' h ,J- *!,„! UK body Out-of-City Foes Booked for Three Softball Games Three Dlythcvllle Softball teams. n, "" , ...... ,' ...... "'.'• . Filzpiitrick Jewelers' women's team, Hen cntcml against Snm Jo ,, ;15 anc , Ott , cns Dru llcl ,. s S , •' a bo " c - bl ' Mk - teams, will meet out of town [oes , • , s ammmij attack thai tomorrow nlglil. ' llc t'in»itig of the The Fitzimtrick Rirls and Sam r . ° ° "• lire i-H/>,mn IUK i;irih aim _ for tlic champ. However. Rile.v, Johns Smokehouse team will «,i- liist^ effort, Drubbed the tertain teams from Caruthersvillc jaciv at Walker Park -and Owens Drug will jnurncy to Leachville for u In the two otic-fall preliminary game with the Leachville Amcri- rcrt Mead with n split knife and eliminated him After the smoke of the battle had cleared nwny, Moodv and' „„, \ " ,* L '"" '"' J e " ^ ts were found safely outside '"fhes. .liobcrls dclcatecl Pacer can Lesion nine. •hi 15 minutes with a surf board Tomorrow night's game will the ring in their corner. Roberts entered the ring lo take up the fight with Pacer but the left- hnnrtcr proved a little too fast for him as a scries of left, hooks and a body pin sent him lo the dressing room. Moody, who was left to fight the battle alone, grew red with rage but 'Rilcy cooled him off by throwing him Into' the first row of 'ringside scuts. Four minutes later. Moody Joined his partner in the showers as Rilcy applied the deadly reverse chin lock to the anc-likc meanic. Second Fall Brief Affair Moody mtitlc short work of the second fall with little help from his partner as his famous StraiiB- ler Lewis hcadlock was very effective In eliminating both Riley and Pueer in Ifl minutes. Roberts antl Moody opened the third and deciding fall with >vhat hold nn look 'iiko ute.s with Moody iniulc the chomp the first for the Jewelers and the :i chump In seven mill- first tiganist out of town compcti-] the Stranglcr Lewis tin nfor both the Sam Johns and ' ' Oivens nine. ,. ; . The Fitzpatrick - Caruthersville - is scheduled lo gel underway II c r~lt IIP i Sjamc is scheduled lo gel underway U. 3. bolter Lcatls Second at e-.C.O with tlie Sam Johns game Round of British Tourncv followin B immediately after ' . conlcst. CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, May 2'i. , [7~, ^ j Ji J > -Stanley B. (Ted) Bishop. Lo "<? Mole Graduates (Ul the U. S. amateur king trim Dcd- hiim, Mass., defeated Smily Quick of Los Angeles. America's public links champion, 3 to 2. today in the second round of the British Amateur Golf Toinnninein. Fred Kaunncr. Jr., of Detroit. Robert sweeny, Jr.. if Miami and Lconnrd Martin of Rye, N. Y., won Iheir first round matches. Kammer. a member of the Ami» rlenn Walker Cup team, defeated Ian Uunlop of Scotland 5 and 4: Sweeny, liriiisli born but who now makes his home in the suites, turned back C. O. Griffith of Eng J laud, 7 nnd 5 while the virtually unknown Martin had to so an ex appeared to be victorious fistic attack. After beating fiilcy and Pacer inlo near submission, the Iwo giants weren't sati 5 Iicd and start.- u lln „ cd-a two-on-onc workout. This Ira hole before hc beat E B Mill conlinucd^ dcspUc Mc-roncy's efforts|nrcl. 1 up on Ihe IGlh Brcen. ' Death Penalty Abolished, Russian Radio Announces LONDON. May 21. (UP)—Had! Moscow reported loday lhat tlu death penally has been aboliihiH throughout Ihe Soviet Union. lo stop it and soon the ring was again filled with all four of the grapplcrs, slugging it out in the center. After things had cooled off a little and It looked as ir near normal operations bad relumed, GENERAL H) ELECTRIC DISPOSALL /« »JU«T SCRAPE IT DOWN THE DRAIN ** She dectridOIy operated Djsposall »hreds all food waste—including ^ booet—into fine, particles, which are carried down the drain and out * bf Ac boiae immtdiaiel): Your, sink U always cleaal NO MOKE GARBAGE there art no garbage containers or garbage odors in the Disposal! ttptppfd kitchen. The food waste is gone before it can spoil. v Hubbqrd & Hoke Appliance Co. Your G.f. Store in MODEL fA-JEH DISPOSAU. $124.50 Frit* IrKfinfet F<H««r*l Excfie Tax "rom Cokcr College : IARTSVILLE, S. C-, May 27. 'UP) —Howard Gordon r([ Hnrlsvlllo jlood out alone duritig graduation ceremonies at which hc vcciivcd a sliecpskin along with 45 fe:nale [the loss. 'Mike Natulis turned in I the win, allowing nine scattered Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN l>:,\(iUE -,,. ,^ ... nn, i,.iiiM uix'invi b^ 1 - 1 1 IMrinititrliiiiii 17 Moiiii>liin 2 llic Memphis Chicks under an in- Nashville 8 'New Oi-l-iirs-l' surmountable .Baron lead and nil- Mo i, lle 6 Chattanooga 1 iiitiBhiim won 17 to 2. «ay Sailer- ~ • <.ui< b .> icld was relieved hy Babbit in the ighlh but got credit for the win. -.temhpsi' recently acquired Ed Wcilnnd was blasted from the hill in the biK Baron third, giving way Lo Freddie Biggs. Wciland was :hari;ed with the loss. Joe Scheldt, a recent Birmim;- .563 .518 .531 .517 .411 .412 .394 safelics. The Vols collected 13 nil llic two Pelican twirlcrs. A seven run DlrrninyhHin Baron iiitburst in tlie third submerged ham acquisition, blasted a two run hoiuer in the third. Atlanta and Little Rock were idle, but play will be resumed at Little Rock tonight. Cotton Pickers Book Osceola For Game Here Jon Whltley. manager of the Bly- thcvillc American Legion junior baseball team, announced today that. Sunday's open date on the Cotton Pickers schedule had been filled with the team journe.yim; to OKCP- ola for a game with the Osceola Legionnaires. The junior Legion learn I rom Hot Springs will open a Iwa-REiinc stnnd here June 5-G and Osceala will come to Blythcville for a shiKlo |;arr.,c June 8, l;e said. ' Practice sessions for th" Cotton Pickers will be held Wednesday and Friday afternoons )f this woek, Coach Whltley stated, and all members of the team are required to he present at the urnctlve drills, willi complete uniforms. Graduating ac- livities of tlic Blytbcville Htqh School lias hampered \vorkouts for the team, he stated. •The Manila Legion team will play the Cutton Pickers n single same here June 15 and Lonnlre will invade on June 18. After the Lonokc game, the Cation Pickers will embark oil an eight game downstate road L.vij> that will carry them to Forrest City. Little Rock, Hot Springs and Lonoke for games. Only curnes scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 1, Cleveland 0. New York 0, Boston .1. Only games schediUod. NATIONAL LEAGUE •Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 1. St. Louis 3,'Chicago J. Only games scheduled. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham at Memphis, nieht. Atlanta at Little Rock, night. New Orleans at Nashville, ulRhl. Mobile at' Chattanooga, nlybt. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Clnciiiiuill. Chicago at St. Louis, night. Brooklyn at New Ysjv:, night Phllndelphia at Boston, night. AMERICAN UEAGCl St. Louis at Chicago, two. Cleveland at Detroit. Cleveland at Detroit. New York at Washington, night Boston at Philadelphia, ni»lit. Georgia's Reid Mosclcy Signs With Chicago Bears ATHENS, Ga., May 27- (UP) — Reid Moseley, University of Georgia's star end and one of the country's most feared pass receivers, has signed to play professional football with the Chicago Bears, it was announced today. Giants Grid Star Takes College Coaching Post NEW YORK, May 27. (UP) — Jim Lee Howell, st^r^.cncl of the New York Giants of the National Football League, for the last seven Cardinals Beat Zebras In Junior Softball Game The Zebras defeated the Junior Cards 18 to 11 In a Junior HW School Softball League gamfc i Walker Park yesterday afternoo Hay hurled for Die victors and Imitcd the Cards to seven bits but errors In the Zebra infield almost cost them the game. The Zebras :ollccted 10 hits'off of Reid, Intrler „ HI 1J AL'iJlrtJC A ^VJLUHII ^l-tigul.-. 1VJ1 L[1C rnsr/ hliVEUl graduates. He wa s Ihe fir.'.L male years, today succeeded Ray Kirch- gradiialc of Cokcr College for wo- mycr ns head foolball coach of men. Wagner College. Sing a Song of Savings! a Motor in Tune If your tractor i.s popping, missing, losing compression daily . . . bring it to us now before .serious trouble develop*. I;; just ;) few hour.s we can have il jack in good shape and ready as if new. Trust your farm machinery to your INTERNATIONAL DKALKH for Irtily rcliabk repair service. We use the best in materials . . . the labor, to sec that the job is clone right! iFoot Itch-Toe Itch A«on!*lnE Itching torture fro (Athlete's FooU. Crutch itch fatr ' re from Foot Itch flch. Barker's Jlch. >,»,UP. V »,I, • viuH-uxi! ol rhc Scali) and ot,her Ttclikng due lo fungus Infectious Is reHevfd ac incc on contact with specially iirejiarcd. >cfccUHiu Kontfi<»&c. A Uajfcl: ctetn to use. Originated by a DprnmtoloBlst Flrat l)OHIe gunrantocrt to nkosc. Sent yrepal^^ "ko'niitock DKUU co. 8:00 and Phillips Motor will take on Saliba Wholesale in the night- lap. The Loy Eieh retained Its position, along with the Sam Johns nine, atop the league standings by nosing out the Phillips Motormen 3 to 2 in a fame last week. Tom Dorris, youthful hurlcr for the Eich team will be seeking his fourth win when he toes the slab against Ihe Grocers tonight. Jack Whittle will probably start on the mound for Hays. After dropping a S lo 1 decision to the Owens Drug Store nine last week the Saliba Wholesalers will pin their hopes of getting back in the win column on Harvey Dorris. brother of Tom. Last week's'de- feat was the first for Harvey in three starts. In tonight's games, Hays Store and Saliba Wholesale will represent the home teams. Starting lime' far the second tilt is a:30. lor the Junior Cards. , .The Junior Cards will meet \'ne Bobcats in another league game Friday afternoon. ** *,Ll l<$f \"A 0 V New Theater Manila's finest Shows KVI'.RY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunda.r Box Opens Week I»ay» 7:M p.m. Sal-Bon. 1 p.m. 'Jont Shovlnj Tuesday "PILGRIM LADY" with Lyiine llobrrls, Warren Iluugta* Also Short Subj-*cls Wednesday & Thursday "BEDELIA" with rjturvl Lm'ktvmid Jan Hunter Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:30 p.m. Electric and Acetylene . Welding Our Specialty DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 31 2 South 2nd Phone 863 r Give Your Car A 'New' Apea ranee THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL A Complete Paint Job on Any Make or Model Passenger Car Tuesday PAL NITE "JOHNNY ANGEL" with OcWfic Kaft, Claire Trevor Serial: "Jack Armstrong" Also Shorts Wednesday and Thjjpstlay "Of Human Bondage" •aul llcnreid and Uleanor Parker I''o\ Movietone Newi Selected Shorts Bring Your Car in Today LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 305 E. 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