The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1947 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 29, 1947
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^THURSDAY, MAT 29, 1047 Eastern Teams Easy for Bums Brooklyn Dodgers Find Western Clubs Harder to Deal With NEW YORK, Miiy 29. (DPI — Keeping 'the Brooklyn out of first, ' 0 National League race is Hoing to be a Job for Hie Western clubs, for It was evident loclay thai as in the 184U race, the "atomic bums" arc . Koiiig to try and run rough-shod over Hie Eastern tennis. Last, year, the Dodgers almost spirited Ihe pennant, away from the Cardinals by piling up a tremein- "doiis advantage of 49 victories and 17 defeats against the Braves, the 1'hillics and Giants for a sensational .742 percentage. Hut against ; the Western teams, the Cardinals. • Cubs, Reds, and Pirates, they diU little better than break even, winning 47 and losing 43 for a .522 ' mark. They are applying the same for' nuila this season and today after their second straight victory over Hie Giants, a 14 to 2 landslide decision which put them back into ; first place, their record against ;tlie East u-as 13 wins and six losses "for a .084 mark. Vet in engagV : merits against the West, they have won sis games and dropped eight for a .429 figure. Young Harry Taylor sUcnced the Giant sluggers giving up only'five hits. Bruce Edwards led the 19-hi 1 , Brooklyn attack, driving in six runs with a liomer, triple and single. Dixie Walker and Eddie M;ksis also hit homers. Tte. pirates knocked Chicago out of •• lead by coming from behind witwV three-run ninth inning ral- ,ly u4§;n. 7 to G at Pittsburgh. FrunklG Gustine and Clyde drove in the tying and winning runs in -.the big final inning. The Pirates made 10 hits including a two-run. homer by Wally Westlakc. The pliillics battered ageing Si . Johnson for a 4 -to 2 victory over Uie Braves at Boston, piling up in Dearly advantage off the 39-year-old 'right hander while cnstoff Ken Heintzclmnn coasted to victory. -Danny Lilwhilcr hit n Boston homer. Vnoe Plauqlilor's three-run homer. gave George Munger tlie help he ' needed for his second straight vict- torv a sili'c Cardinals topped the Herts. Billy Johnson led the Yankees to. n 0 to 5 victory over the Senators -nt Washington, driving in fiv. runs with a double and • two singles, fj The Red -Sox capitalized -on a 'seven-run fifth inning rally to win 'with case over the Athletics at Phil- iadelphia. D to 2. Rudy York started "Boston on the way with a two run ;homef in the -third. 'Dave- Fcrriss, ng along after a slow start. :il his third victory, scattering seven lu. one a homer by rookie ' BLYTHBTTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS » Umpire Is Out Mobile Bears Win Over Vols Lookouts Defeat League-Leading Pels In Southern Games Umpire Art Passarella was shouldered and up-ended as Murrell Jones of White Sox hurried to first base to take throw in unsuccessful pick-o2 play at Brings Stadium. Hoy Cullenbinc of Tigers started for second on a hit-and-run, saw pitch-out, raced back and slid safely into first base. Detroit won, 5-2, in lliree- gume series sweep. Smokehouse Nine Defeats Missounans :nomef Amoving ^scored Cleveland at Detroit and St. Louis lit Chicago in the American were rained out. j Yesterday's Star - Catcher Bruce Edwards of the Dodders who drove in six runs with n three-run homer ami a base clearing triole in a 14 to 2 victory over the Giants. After getting off to n bad start, the Sam Johns' Smokehouse nine came from behind to down the Brown Shoe Factory softball teinn from Caruthersville 13 lo !) aL Walker Park last night. The Cobblers combined four hits I with two Johns' errors and four walks to push across seven runs in the first half of the first inning, but the Johns nine turned on the steam nftcr the latal half- inning scoring three runs in their half of the first, three in Ihe second four in the fourth and il.rec the fifth to take their first victory from an out-of-town leani. The smokers borrowed pitcher Jock Whittle from Hays Store for the tilt, who turned in n six-hit performance. Cecil West toe'd the slab for the visitors and gave up 10 hits to the Johns' team. Leon Ashby. elongate;! first sacker of the .Smokers, paced his team at the plate, rapping out three singles in four trips. L. Crockett, Cobblers short stop and C. McMurrny, catcher, each collected two singles in four trips to pace the visitors. In a preliminary game the Titzpatrick Jewelers girls team defeated the .shoe factory girls 18 to 2 Both the Fitzpatric and Johns' teams journey to Caruthersville, June G for return games Chicks and Travelers Report Players Traded 'MEMPHIS, Tenn.. May 29. (UP) —The Memphis Clucks nnd Little Rock Travelers made a straight player trade today with shortstop ; Freddie Hancock going to the Chicks and shortstop-thirrt basa- mnn George Morgan joining the Travelers. Morgan is hitting .255. Hancock, considered one of 'the best defensive shortstops in the league, lias a .282 batting average. ATLANTA. Cla.. Muy 29. (UP) —Mobile's Hears, fresh froiii n split series nl chiiltanooga, thanked the Lookouts todny for providing the punch Hint placed the Dears with- n a game nnd 11 half of the league lend. The Hears downed Ihe Nashville Vols 1) to 5. The 'Noogns meanwhile \vert 1 trouncing the league lending New Oilcans Pelicans 1) to .1. Paul Winner, recently returned to Mobile from the parent llrooklyn Dodgers, received credit for the Mobile win although he was fo- lleved during n Vo| rally in the seventh Inning. Noshvllle's backstop. Al Walker. Ml his ninth home dun with Iwo aboard. > Hal Toenes, 'Noogn'K fiery s]>cod- baller, turned the Pelicans back with only font 1 hits. The Lookouts pounded Walt Cross, a Pel newcomer, and Waller •Smnln for 1-' base blows. The Lookout victory tightened the first .division standings considerably, throwing CTfaUa- noogn only two nnd a hal; games behind New Orleans and only one game back of the Bears. | Doc Prothro's Memphis Chicks ' Irounccd the Atlanta Crackers 12 to 4 New comer Al.Sherer allowed the Crackers four.rims in the first three inninps but settled down and NKW YORK, May 29. (UP)~A his teammates swarmed cm George total of 1.318 amateur and profcs-> Diehl nnd l.mi Bush to overcome sional ^ol[er 5 will compete in 20. the lead. Charlev Glock hit a Ijoni- ctualifyiiig sectional meets through- er for the Crackers, out the country on June 2 for the 1 Little nock defeated Birmingham 120 places still" vacant in the lield 8 to 2 In a Hecond-dlvislon feud, of the U. S. Open .Chnmnionships Skillful twirling by Carl Unclnulst slated for St. Louis, June 12-14.1 took the narons in low and Kellner the U. S. Golf Association .w.ia was charged with Ihe loss. loday. j • — The localities for 36 hole quality- ing rounds June 2 include: 7,378 Golfers to Compete For Entry in U. S. Open Total Birmingham. Ala. Jacksonville. Pla. Now Orleans, La. WUm-Salcin. -N. C. O'homa City. Okla Memphis, Tenn. Enlry Places Softball Games Postponed Due To Wet Grounds Tonight's games in tlie City Softball League have been postponed due to wet grounds from lait night's rains. J. p. Garrott, sec- war. rctnry of the Blytheville Y an- The drivers nounced this morning. The games will be made up at a later date, Mr. Garrott stiiil. Charley's Electric team was scheduled lo meet Ark-Mo Power in the first tilt tonight and Owens Drug was slated to meet Sam Johns in the nlglncap. Indianapolis Speedway Tilt Has Field of 28 WiDTA'NAPOLIS. May 20. (UP) •A field of 28 drivers was entered tociay for tlie annual SOO-mlk Memorial Day speedway classic— long regarded the nation's mosl dangerous spurts event. Up.wards of 175.000 spectator? were expected for the 31st renewal of the race, being run for the second straight year after a five year interruption because of the Softball League Formed By Four Osceola Teams U. S. Golfers Still Lead As Meet Enters 5th Round OSCEOLA. May 29. — The fom- .ROBERT MEYER I learn City Softball League opened United Press Sports Writer ] play at the high school athletic CAHNOUSTIE, Scotland. May 29.jfiel,i here Tuesday night. iUP)—American Walker Cup stars Teams thnt have entered the led the field into the fifth round league are sponsored by the Crane- of Ihe British Amateur Golf Cham-j Lnne.v Lumber Co.. Ben p. Hutler pionship today as Francis OmincU, Co.. City Drniz Store, and Buchan- Chevrolet Co. League games will be plnyecl on their 51-year-old non-playing captain, dropped by the wayside. Robert ISkcel Riegel of Upper | TuesdTiy and Thursday nights Darby, Pa., eliminated the veterani — U. S. star, 2 to 1 in a louunh I round lower bracket match. | Advancing into the round of IS along with Riegel v.ere Stanley E. (Ted) Bishop of Dedham, Mass., the U. S. amateur king; Ivtarvin IiBudl Ward, Spokane. Wash.: Willie Turnesa, White Plains, N. Y.; Frank Stranahan, Toldeo. O: and Dick Chapman, -Pinehurst. N. ' accelerators purse. will be hitting the quest of n $T5,ODO 35 Spelling Bee Finalists Vie for National Honors WASHINTON, May C.2S1. (UP)Thirty-five of the nntEon's to| school-n»c spellers vie for honors here today in the National Spelling Championship, Selected from among 6,000,0'jU youngsters in preUmmnry spelling bees, the 20 girls an<) nine boys represent the finalists in a -nationwide contest sponsored by th'^ Scripps-Hpwarti news]>apcrs. Youngest of the contestants i^ 11-year-old EmeHc Groy of Indianapolis, a sixth grade pupil. Two or .Hie finalists hail from one-room schoolhouses— Mnttie LOU Pnllnrcl. 14, of Thoitiaston, Ga-, and Ardeil Lupkcs, 13 of Heriuan, Minn. R jSing a Song of Saings! NOW at— Liberty Cash Grocery B«sf Bet for Breakfast Top oEf an all-American breakfail of fruit juk«, «ggs and coffee with tempting, lolly Donut*. They're made on Ihe Ipol by Ihe DOWNYFIAK6 Donul machine-fretti-hol- delicioui — nurrilEoutl G<1 yevr box Paulino Belz appears at Duke Universily tennis clinic in denim shorts, faded sweat shirt, over-sized shoes, badly-worn hat and carrying a warped racquet.'. The Wimbledon, and Jour-time national women's singles champion recently turned professional. •lain Donuts Dozen Sugared Don at s Dozen Glazed or Frosted Dozen 30' 35 40' If your traclor is popping, missing, losing compres- s'on daily . . . bring it to U K now before serious trouble develops. In .just a few hours we can have it ;>ack in good shape and ready as if new. Trust your farm machinery to your INTERNATIONA!, DKAUOIf. for truly reliable repair service. We use the best in materials . . . the best in labor, to see tlial the job is done right! Electric and Acetylene Welding Our Specialty DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 863 S Emphasis on .Follow-Through rAOT nvt Anialeiir Sanfortl Fretlricks of ClevoltuKl clctnoiisti'iilcs uovt'l cluh IK- ilosijjuod lo give 1 llio pluyoi' cnrt'col ' fnuphnsis on follow* through. The 'loose chihheail eiul. curryiutt most of club's ,wei|;hl. pulls on ';inns ns il follows proscribed ore. The 1 biill-tuul-sotjUot utluchinunL can be pnl on ony \viwnl, niui club cun lu« purliuHy unscrewed for practice, or ii(ihtcnptl (or plfiy. BASEBALL STANDINGS Parole Board to Meet SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. 28 26 26 22 Orleans Mobile . .. Uhatlanoogu Allantu . . Nashville . ilrmlUBhum Memphis . .illle Ho;k 17 (20 16 n L1TLTE ''ROCK, Ark., M»y V. .v. <U P)—The State Board of Pittfor^, 330 Paroles nnd Probation U'«h*dul- 69ll tcl to co "slder 46 applications for 'gpg'eleraeiicy at Its meeting nejrt Wed,.., Inesdny at Cuiiimlns Prison Farm. 'wt ' rhc ' 'ypUeollons include S3 re- '444 1 lll -' sts for parole, 10 for furloughs ' m *"_<! one for an outright Vpardon. .395 NATIONAL Cliengo . .. lirooklyn . . New York . Boston . PlUsbui'Bh . Philadelphia Clndnnatl . St. I/iuls . . LEAGUE W. I 19 .... 19 IT 18 10 17 15 14 Too Lett* to AMERICAN Detroit . .. Huston . New York . Clovcliuul . Chleano . . Wasliliiifton , Phllndclohln St. louls . LEAGUE W. ....22 10 IB 13 18 •14 15 12 Pqt. .653 .516 .543 .52 D .010 .472 .417 .400 PCt. .047 .543 .54 5 .500 ,430 .452 .441 .315 For Sale r>n Hwy. fil in inoiilli. ivim.l ID anil nn llw)' 01.' Thin f»rm t.n» Crump and Hale Deny Chism In Shelby County MEMPHIS, Tcllll., May 2!>. (Ul't —Published reixirts of n s]>l!t In the ilinks of the Ejhelny County Dcmocrntle political orpinl/jilion were bluntly denied today by !>o- 'litlcul li'iulci 1 E. II. Crump and EW. Hale. Sr.. chairman of the Shelby Counly Commission. Newspaper reports of n schism are "silly." Crump and llnln suul. Tlie spill reports have linen current since It wns learned that the County Unnrd of Education wns planning economy cuts because the City of Memphis was to (jet a Beater share of county-collected .school taxes nnd because Mayor James J. Pleasants ordered work stopped on ft Memphis Light. Cms and Wale:' Division water main lo snbiivbtn Whitehiiven. Tlale's home arr.^. Hnle said that "indeed there is not" when nsked if there was :i split. "Some very silly slalenionts have been marie," hp said. "There is no truth whatever in 11." Orump snid: "I have, read the silly statements, the same character of statements which I have read many times before In years j!',"ie by." The average man clasps and im- clasps more tlian 3.500.000 buttons In his lifetime. Funeral Held for Woman Who Acted as Courier During Civil War Days WAIIHEN. Ark., Muy 2!). (UP) — Punonil riles were held this al- leriloon fiii 1 a Iffl-yeiir-old woman whose most vivid rui'iiiorlos were of her nellvitles as » 'courier dur- liHt (ho wur lK!lwe(Mi Uic Stales. Mrs. Purity Catherine Slnscr Whlleslilo, who dluil lierc Tunsd IN nliihl, hid horses from Hie Unlo Torres chirhuT Hit 1 Civil War In th Ilermi'.nye Woods urea wliere nil wn.s horn in IB-lti. She Is survived by lOfl drscimcl- nnls inchuLLui; jour {iini^hLin's, 2: chitdreu anil 31 (;rcal-iu'eal-Krai l.uther l]uruank crew more limn 400 kinds of cherries on one tree. Yesterday's Results •SOUT1IKHN I-RAGUE 'Memphis 12, Allantu f> Lttllc liock II. Ulniiln'uliimi 2 Mobile 1). Nashville S ChiiLlniiuoiia 8. New Orleans 1. AMERICAN LEAfJUE Boston !). Plilliidelphln 2. New York (I, WusliliiRlon 5. Clfivi'lmii! at Detroit, ruin. St. Louis at Clilcuyro,'colit weatii- NATIONAI, LEAGUE 'llrooklyn 14, New York 2. Philadelphia 4. .Boston 2. Plltsuiiryli 7. Chicago 6. St.'Louis 4. Cincinnati 2. Today's Games SOUTHERN ICAOUK 'Atlanta «l Memphis, night. UlrminKhain at Little Rock. Mobile at Nashville. New Orleans at ChatlixnooBii. AMERICAN St. Louis at Chicago, nlghl. Cleveland at Detroit, •Now York -at Washington. Boston at Philadelphia. NATIONAL LEAGUE 'Brooklyn nt New York. Chicago «l PiUsburiih. Only games. 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