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PAGE 8IT BLYTHEVH.I.E (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Schedules Favor Cards and Yanks Both Teams Finish Season With Long Stretches at Home By Jack Hand Associated Prpss Sporis Writer Labor Day finds the schedule favoring the league leading New York Yankees and Si. Louix Cards in their race toward the World Series. New York's lend is only 1 12 tames after yesterday's loss . and Boston's victory, but Cases- Stengel's battered crew plays 21 of Its last, 27 games at home. In marked contrast, the Boston R«d Sox. a terilic home club, will appear at ho^ie in only 11 of their last 22. .Cleveland and Detroit, the only other clubs with any reasonable chance at the flag, set no help from the schedule. The Indians will be on the road In 19 of 24 games and the Tigers away in 13 of 20. Same in National It's the same story In the National, where the Cards play 16 of their remaining 25 contests at Sport-s- mail's Park, nine of thorn at nljht. Brooklyn, now trailing by 2 1'2 games, is at home for it.s next eisht starts, but the Ebbcts Field total Is only 10 of the 24 to go. The schedule edge also is decisive in the remaining meetings of the top contender's. The Red Sox play the Yanks seven more times, but five of them are at New York. The only Brooklyn-St. Louis tilts to bo played are a three-same set at Sportsman's park, Sept. 21-22. That's the overall picture. In today's program of eight doubleheader-s, the Red sox actually have a fine opportunity to close in on the Yanks. While Boston plays lowly Washington two at Frnway, the Yanks are at Shibe Park for n pair with the A's. After an off-day Tuesday the important three-grime series between the Red Sox and Yanks opens at the Stadium Wednesday night. Mickey Hari.s, a Red Sox castnff. did his old mates a good turn yesterday by pitching Washington to a 3-2 edge over the Yanks. Card* Win Pair Young Chuck Stobbs gave the Red Sox a clean sweep of the 11 contests against Philadelphia at Fenway when he bested Dick Fowler, 4-1. Mike Garcia gave Cleveland's hopes a lift with a four-hit shutout job on trie St. Louis Browns, strik- •ins out nine en route to a 5-0 triumph. Hoot Evers' two-run homer In the eighth rescued Detroit,,5-4, from Chicago, giving Hal Newhouser his 3Mh win. Max Lanier and Fred Martin pitched .the Cardinals to a pair of victories 'over'Cincinnati, 6-4 and 11-J. Despfte Brooklyn's «-2 victory over New Tort the Cards widened their lead to 1 112 lengths. The Phillies marched Into third place by taking two slugfests from the oBston Braves, 9-8 and 6-7. Chicago drubbed Pittsburgh, 11-7, In a game called after seven innings because of rain. Coe Beats King 11-10 for National Amateur Crown ROCHESTER, N. Y.. Sept. 5. <iP] —If the 49th U. S. Amateur Golf championship proved nothing else, it was that there are plenty of fine, aharpshooting youngsters coming up. Charlie Coe, the 25-year-old poker-faced perfectionist from Oklahoma City, looks as if he will be a tough man to loss out of his newly •won national title for many years to come. Big oil and cow man Rufus King of Wichita Falls. Tex., in spite of the 11 and 10 shellacking he took from Coe in Saturday's finals at Oak Hill Country Club, still has quite some golfing stature left, himself. Coe, with whiplash drives and uncanny putts, definitely has arrived »s the leader of American golf- dom's young crop. The Oklahoma insurance man's record of twice winning the Trans- Mississippi Amateur and reaching the semi-finals In last year's U. S. Amateur at Memphis. Tenn., .brought him a Walker Cup team selection this year. His 8 and 7 victory over Williajn C. Campbell in Friday's semi-finals coupled with the torrid pace he set against King, only served to emphasize his first rank position. Close behind him in the youth- MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1941 HOW THEY STAM& SOUTHERN LEACUR W Nashville 9(1 Birmingham 85 Mobile 78 New Orleans 73 Atlanta ti" 7 Little Rock 05 Memphis 60 ChatLanoogi 55 NATIONAL LDAOUK St. Louis ... Brooklyn Philadelphia . Boston New York ... Pittsburgh .. Cincinnati Chicago AMERICAN LEACIJL W L New York 70 48 Boston HI) 52 Cleveland 7ti Detroit 7ii Philadelphia fiT Chicago 53 St. Louis 48 Washington. 13 Pet. .025 .595 .553 .514 .4li5 .451 .417 .382 Pet .028 ,ti08 .51!) .511 .504 .-145 .398 Pet .ii22 .tiOO .585 .5ti7 .515 .405 ,:(04 .338 Yesterdav s Results SOUTHERN LEACI1K Memphis 3, Birmingham 2. Atlanta 7-3, Little Dock 0-4. Chattanooga at Mobile 121, rain. Nashville 3-3, New Orleans 2-2. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 6-11, Cincinnati 4-2. Brooklyn 6. New York 2. Chicago 11. Pittsburgh 7. Philadelphia 9-8, Boston 8-7. AMERICAN LKAO11K Washington 3, New York 2. Boston 4, Philadelphia 2. Detroit 5. Chicago •!. Cleveland 5, St. Louis 0. —{.'tmrirr News Photo KICK I-US I'lVE—In case you are womierm K about the Chicks' ]iu:.'.ins this year here are five answers tor you, I.cft to ri«ht are backs Dick Reid, a junior, KV H. Gee, senior. M.-l Hay. sophomore, Robert Reid, junior and Charles (Riiiti Lutes, junior. All live mv pretty full kicker. cure of the JIUIUUIK department. Coach IM.,.sell Mo.sleyii.ipcs, liov little action tliis rnll. i)i;l <ue, Hay and Lutes probably will take \i'i, thiit'i one dcpuruncnl that will see S, Blythevilie Nine Scores 12 to 3 Win Over Missourians Tlie South niytbeville independents hung u]> their sixth straight j victory yesterday afternoon, a l'J-3 decision over Braggadocio, Mo. The game wns played at Braggadocio. Bobby Mullen went all the way for I tie HlythenUe team keeping six hits well scattered. G. Crowe worked for Bra(iuacioi:io and was nicked for at total of ll> hits. In addition to his pitching performance Mullen also was the big mrin ai bat for Blyltievilie banging out throe hits in three official times at but. .htmcs Kishfr also got three hits but. ill live trips to the plate. Braggadocio's six hits were evenly dlMtifmted amonf: six players. Next Sunday ttie South Blvthe- viJlc nine will meet of Hayti at Hayti. Box si'tH'c: Smith lllvtliiM-illc J. Duclos If Lutes If A. Duclos 2b Fisher vr H. Lutes Ib Mullen 1 p DlldoS ss GUI lev c Mitchell .-f Wilson 3b Totals D. Ci owe cf ........ Walker Ib Cook c F. Crowe If Kinley :ib I Long L'b j Black'.vell ss I O. Crowe p James Niners Trounce Missouri Team By 10-4 Score The Number Nine Niners outlasted the James st'Jie tiine of Hayti, Mo.. 10-4 in a game at Number Nine yesterday afternoon. Otover Whittle started for the Niners and worked until the seventh when Merkle Williams took charged with for over. Whittle the win. Minncr went all the way James Store yielding 12 hits. Lopcn o'Kane lias the hitting star for the Niners banging out a double and a inple in four times lit b^t. O. James, Metier and Richards e:ich not nvo hits for James Ktore. Sports Roundup bj Hugh t'ullertan Jr. Next Sunday the Ni'ncrs will play ' ' slvln| By Hush Fullerton, Jr. NEW YORK. Sept. 5— (O>i— Reed like Charlie Coe, the new amateu golf champion, has his own uniqu theory about the peculiarly of th game of golf . . . "You don't tr to hit the hall with the club head you actually use only about th much of Ihe club head," sai Charlie the other night, Indicati a space about three quarters an inch wide . . . "n you tur the club just a trifle or don't h right on the spot you get a ba shot—and you take a big, loi back:wing to do it ... n you eve stop to think about it, you're roiled." . . . coe's success In doing a this wns attested last year whe Byron Nelson paused to watch hi hit a shot, and then remarked "That's the way,! try to look whe ai Number Nine. All . 5 . n 5 . 4 . 2 . 4 . •! . 4 . 4 SAILING ALONG — Gertrude Monm executes a graceful leap over net at Forest Hills, N. Y., practicing for women's singles in national tennis championships ending Sept. 5. The Santa Woi\ica, Calif., charmer is seeded sixth behind the Wimbledon titlcholder, Miss Louise Brough. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at. Atlanta (2). Little Rock at Birmingham (2 Nashville at Mobile 121. Chattanooga at New Orleans C NATION'AI I.KACUE Boston at Brooklyn <2). Cincinnati at Chicago (2). Pittsburgh at St. Loins (21. Philadelphia at New York i2>. AMKKICAN LKACIIF New York at Philadelphia (2). Washington at Boston 121. St. Ijoiiis at Detroit (2). Chicago at Cleveland <2). Box .s 'ne: .lamts Store tl. James ss Scvrec 2b P. Jjijit-s 3u Privett 1! Ratliff rf Metier c Wilson cf nicharcii [i> Milmcr [> Ti;tul s Ximilji-r XJnr Bunch ji> UeLona .ss Junes r! II. Bar»ei Ib . '.' Lines If Baer c .. ' L-:dljf't:t'r c . . - n'Kaiu' :-f •SiiNitorai rf Vi !'.',•: "!> , n«zm -a, '.".'.'.'.'. Wjiinio ii Williams p AB 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 31 All 5 3 3 3 3 1 3 1 0 1 3 1 The Ovrn-Shaprd Nest oven-bi: •' builds its nest among the leaves in the cover of the underbrush. Leaves and grass'* arch over the top.l and the bird enters through a hole in the side. The nest is shaped much like an old-lashione even. hence the name. Wide Variety Of Nationalities On Mat Program There'll be four different nationalities represented in the main event uout of the American Legion's wrestling program at the Mrmnvial Auditorium tonight, Irish, French, Mexicnn and Polish. Teaming up in the tag match feature bout will be Ecirtic Mjilnur, the Florida Irishman and Walter! poiitics. an Klroi.s. a Frenchman whn hails from Canada against Gorilla Marias, the Mexican meanie and a Pole who bills himself only as Kasaboski. which in Itself, is enoirgli. [Arkansas Broadcasters Now Can Use Editorials Trays, Crax divide Pair; fois Win Two By The A»oclaltd Prm Atlanta and Little Rock, still •ylng to decide who will be the iourthcrn's fifth place team, came o no decision yesterday. Atlanta hut out Little Rock In the first ;ame 7-0 but Uttle Rock won the lecond 1-3. Jack Taylor let Little Rock get only two hits in the first game 11 Atlanta and for a change the Crackers' gave their pitchers good support. Taylor joined in supporting himself with three singles a- nong the nine Cracker hits. In the second game the Crack- rs waited until after Little Rock finished scoring before they started. The game ended with the tying and winning runs on base. Littl~ Rock opened the game with two runb and added single runs in in the fourth and fifth. Birmingham's 3-2 defeat by Memphis yesterday and Nashville's twin triumph over New Orleans by the same scores. 3-2 and 3-2. put the defending champion Nashville Vols in an excellent spot to defend successfully. Four and a half games separate the Vols from the Barons and there are only six more days of the 1049 season. A doubleheader between Chattanooga and Mobile was cancelled because of rain. LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 5— ,;Pj ....... Now thai ihc-y nuy editorialize oil the air, fe\v Arkansas radio stations expert, to do .so— nt least in the immediate [ntLirr. A majority of h road rasters, either haven't reached a decision on the question, or are not readv to announce their policy on expressing opinions on subjects of general interest. Virtually nil r>f (hem will steor clear of hot contjnversies. Niiri- as Associated 1'irss stirvey di.sc'Iosert today. On June 2, tfic Federal Coin- ruiuiiciitions CoinmLssion announced that it wns relaxing the ban radin 5(11 lions Abilene. Kans,, famed as the frontier head ol the old Chisohn >-Lill!c trail, was given it Biblical name, meaning "grassy plain." by A lii'Vont woman settler. llic FCC made it clear that sta- li'in- taking stands on matters of public inti're.st must give ccnia; ,iir lime to both sides. At a recent meeting, the Arkansas B:r.;uk';!sters Association discussed '-iii" m:i1tcr. hut took no stand. "Hirio \v,<s disagreement on ust COP-Reel Charlie and his rival in Satu clay's final, Rufus King, are wlv they'd call near neighbors in tl Southwest. Coe was raised In Arc more. okla.. DO miles form King home town of Wichita Tails. Te ... As ~!enry Hopson. pilot of tl King family plane, remarked: "It too far to go ror a coke but n !o far for a football game." Charlie, dead-panned and serious about his game, professes ?reat admiration for his former Oklahoma IT. teammate, happy-go- lui'ky Andy Anderson. "He has the greatest philosphy twoard life I ever saw," Coe once said . . . The difference is that Andy is remembered as the latl who had 10-9 on the first two holse of the 1946 I amateur, then explained: "I didn't > mind the 10 on the first. It was the nine on the second that ruined me." i End of Ihe Life ; Some sort of a record must have ! been set at the Texas high school coaching school this summer when basketball teams coached by Kentucky's Actolph Rupp and Hank Iba of Oklahoma A. !.-. M. had to play two barncs because the gym couldn't hold the crowd . . . ^rankness note in Ted Mann's Duke football publicity: "Barring miracles, no championships are anticipated, taut after three lean years the Blue Devils wouldn't go around beating off a miracle if one did happen." Armore! Tigers Defeat Maiden Independent Nine A. W. (Fritz) West pitched the Armore I Tigers to a, 6-5 victory ovei the Maiden, Mo,, Independents at Armorel Park yesterday afternoon It was West's third straight win for the Tigers In as many weeks, He yielded 13 hits yesterday .but was effective in the clutches in the late innings. Paul went (lie route for Maiden and gave up but 11 hits but allowed the Tigers to bunch seven of them for the necesssary runs. J. I.,. Horton, Ben Lancashire, Randall Workman and Clem Whistle each collected two hits for the Tigers. M. Maloney and Paul led Maiden's hitting wit hthree hits each. One of Maloney's hits was a second-inning home run. Next Sunday the Tigers are slated to meet the Victoria Red Sox at AvmoreJ. Box score; .Mali! en AB K H Oxley 2b 5 1 L Ellis 3b 5 0 0 Keaster Ib 5 i 2 M. Maloney cf 5 i 3 Rnab If ...5 1 Brandon ss 4 o Camp if 4 i 2 Paul p 3 o 3 L. Maloney c ,,...3 0 TANDEM—Players gel in line for the ball as the Hurricanes begin the defense of Ihe National Open Polo Championship by crushing Detroit's Temple- Ion side. 15-4, on International Field, Weslbury. N. Y. They are, in order. Laddie Sanford, Hurricanes; Pedro Silvcro. Teni- plcton; Cecii Smith, Hurricanes; and Bill Barry, Tcmpleton. *• h n I, constituted editorializi ing. . broadcasters weren't sure they mix it up in the 90-mtmito time limit, best two of three falls [JIB event that will highlight Promoter Mike Mcroncy'.s show. This will be the first apnrar.Tnrr .., . i hero for Kasaboski but the re t will-be served division are Camp- ' are veterans of Meroncy's imuiam bell. 26-yrar-olrt state legislator ! The big Pale wrestles as a hr,m- ,from HimluiRton. W. Va.: Harvir | weight ' and according to acliamc Ward. Jr.. 23. the intercollegiale I hnnking information he is ronsirt- champ from Rocky Mount, N. C..;rred a top-rale performer, who carried Coe 19 holes before; Also on tonight's rarcl will he losing Jn the riuaitei-finals, am! i two our-fall preliminary bout* pit- Julius Boms, a broart-slioulcim-d tin... Kasaboski acainsl Sirois in the youiiRster from West Hartford, i first ami Mat-las against Malonc Conn - i in the second. , - expressing their The four mayhem merchants will inions on controversial issues. But' ers llmuniu there "woiiici'beV "mid allnrct to spurc the time on thrii prntirams and fiue.stioned whe- on | thor (here would be sufficient ll»t- s to justify editorializing. Oth- BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA E S T L i N G BUYERS! the lime to 1 •* 6> «* 1 \ f-icC^ <l ., 'SS' J te»sS,M (Liberal Trade-in Allowance) "hVil Eye" The "evil eye" is so feared among Neapolitans that at the approach of a person supposed to possess one an entire street will clear, according to the Encyclopedia BritannJca The evil eye still Is much feared for horses in India, China. Arabia Greece and Turkey. .Mortem Egypt- inn mothers believe an evil eyo accounts for the sickly appearance of their babies. A _ LOWEST ADMISSION ('KICK ANYWHKKFJ Reserved Seats on Sale at (he Legiun Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, September 5 ADDI.TS S(lc — CHILDREN New Starting Time 8:15 BOX SKA'l'S 1 5c KVl'KA lac TAG MATCH EDDIE MALONE and WALTER SIROIS versus KASABOSKI and GORILLA MACIAS mnnn THEATRE OSCEOL YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE l!o\ Office Opens at 6:45 p.m. Week Nights Show Starts at 7:00 Matinee Saturday >t Sunday •il 'i p.m. with continuous shoving Kasabowski vs. Sirois Macias YS. Ma lone save money with . . . LOWER operating costs... LOWER maintenance costs ... A truck tliot FITS YOUR JOB -LONGER truck life £ Blytheville Motor Co. "South't Finest Service" Broadway & Chickasawba Phone 4422 Last "AFRICA SCREAMS" Bud Abbott. !.„,, foslcllo, Clyde Beatly Frank Buck News ,1 Comedy TtiL'Sdav MURK'S BARGAIN NIGHT! All TickeU 15c Frank Buck prtvnt.< "JACARE" K1U.ER OF THE AMAZON! Alw Short* Totals Armorel Horton ss Caldwcll 3b ... Young If ills n Ashby Ib .... D. Wilson rf E. Wilson rf .ancashire cf Walker cf ... Workman 2b Whistle c West p Totals . ... .39 5 13 AB R II . S 1 2 . S 00 .2 00 0 0 1 4 I 1 3 1 4 4 3 34 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 6 11 Betting Laws Ignored for Higher Standards .PERTH. Australia -(/!>)— when i new policeman goes to Collie hi learns one thing: Never arrest > man for betting. Collie is a thriving coal-mining town of 5.000 people 120 miles south of Perth. Collie claims the best record ol any mining town in Australia, somi say In the world. There is little crime, few drunks, a high rate ol production and virtually no absenteeism. Many say Collie lias thij happy record because the bettinf laws are not enforced. Says Mayor John P. Qillespie. wliv also i s inspector of mines: "Thf betting freedom has done no harrr to the town, and moral standard: are higher than in most towns.' Each Saturday nbout a dozen bookmakers set up their radio receiver! and full belling gear in Throssel' Street. About 1000 men sit on boxe; in the street and listen to the races or stand in hotel bars and have an occasional flutter wit.li tlie books. NlW Box Opens Week nays 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday i Sundays Mat.-San. 1 p.m. Conl Showini Manila, Ark. Shows eVCUY MOHT Australians to Drop Use of "D.P." and "Baits" CANBERRA-</p>—When Is a displaced person no longer a D.P? When he becomes ;i new Avstrnlian. Immigration Minister Arthur A Calwell has asked Australians to •stop referring to European immigrants as disnlaced persons D P r s or Baits. He asks that they be called new Australians, newc-mcrs or new settlers. Australia has received 50.000 Europeans sent here by the International Refugees Organlza- SKY -LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER 2 Milei North of Bl.vthcville Box Office Opens at 6:30 Show Starts 7:00 Last Time ToJay 'FORT APACHE' with Henry Fonda Shirley Temple and John Wayne Added Attractions Tuesday and Wednesday "THE FIGHTING SEABEES" with John Wayne, SIMK Hayward, *nd Drnnta OKetft Attnctlmi Last Time Today 'SOUTH OF ST. LOUIS" with Joel Mct'rei and Alexis Smith Also Shorts ri Tuesday "HIT THE ROAD" with (he Heart Knil Kids Also Shorts RIT Z THEATRE Manila, Ark. Warner NCHS and Carlnon BLYTHEVILLES ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Slarti Wetkda;} IjtMl p.n »turdi> and Sunday; Cunlinwa showing from L:OV p.m A LAST Dajr. OrtIN 6:45 p.m. DOUBI.K FKATURK C»1>r fc T T K C • H 1 COLO! THE BOY WITH GREEN HAIR ALSO "King of the Olympic" NEWS • CARTOON TUESDAY ONE DAT "BODYGUARD"

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