The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 28, 1944
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111 Re3 Sox Tie Yankees For Second Place Tlie hot-rind-cold Boston Red Sox have blown back inlo a second place lie In the American League. The Red Sox defeated Ihe Detroit Tigers 6 to 1 at Detroit yesterday while the New. York-Yankees lost to (he Cleveland Indians, The Sox and the Yanks arc now tied for second, 3 and a half games back of the St. Louis Drowns. : Righthander Tex Hughson did the job for Joe Cronln's crew, just as lie has been holding them up all season. Tex held the Tigers to six hits. And the victory makes him the first big league pitcher to win 16 games (Ill's season. At Cleveland the Indians got behind Allic Reynolds nnd trounced the Yankees 8 to 19. The Tribe ixmnded Walt Dubk'l steadily for 13 hits. At Chicago Orval Grove turned in a 4r]iitler as the White Sox beat Dutcli Leonard and the Washington Senators 4 to 0. And at St. Louis the Browns took it on the chin from the Philadelphia Athletics. The A's piled up 1C lilts to win 7 to 5. In the National League Die IC.IKUC leading St. Louis Cardinals feasted on the Philadelphia Phillies at Hill- ndelphla. The Cards took both ends of a Uvi-nlght doiiblehcjuler, winning the opener 8 to 7. and the. nightcap 5 to 0. Al Boston the Cincinnati Reds pushed across two runs ill Hie eighth to beat Hie Braves 4 lo 2. In the New York areji rain /arced the postponement of the New York-Pittsburg and Brooklyn-Chicago games. JLYTHEV.ILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 7, Chattanooga 6. .Birmingham C, New Orleans 4. (Only games scheduled). NATIONAL LEAGUE ; Pittsburgh at New York, rain. Chicago at Brooklyn, rain, Cincinnati 4, Boston 2; St. Louis 8-5, Philadelphia 7-0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston G, Detroit 1. Cleveland 8. New York 1. Chicago 4, Washington o. Philadelphia 7, St. Louis 5. Today s Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Little Rock at Memphis, night. Birmingham til New Orleans. Chattanooga at Nashville. Mobile at Atlanta. * NATIONAL LEAGUE ' Chicago at Brooklyn. Only game scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Chicago. 'Philadelphia at St. Louis, night. Boston at Detroit. ••New York at Cleveland. DOPE BUCKET J. t. ntlKNU Girl KlcliM Star SALT LAKE CITY (UP)-Ralcd one of the best female sofiball pitchers in Utah is Shirley Tnrpin pitcher lor the Shamrock-Fool- prinlcrs, Salt Lake City, who will pilch a 10-game scries in Arizona. She is H. Some species of fish taste with their fins. HAS NEW PLAN If the plans of George (Pete) Craig, Jonosboro athletic director, materialize Northeast Arkansas will have n prep baseball league before another Spring rolls around. Over In hl.s lining town In Interest of District Attorney MurciLs 1'ictz, seeking reelection, the former Blylhevlllc High School ami University of Tennessee grid great, couldn't resist the temptation lo mix a bit of athletics with polities and, of course, lie was especially interested In Ills new bruin child— and football—and who could blame him? "I have sounded out several coaches over Arkansas nnd !,-> n man all were highly in favor of the proposed baseball league," said lie. "If t can get as many us 10 schools on Ihe line we may even form two leagues, separate schedules, with a playoff at the end. It looks like a natural. CITES THE NEED "There is a definite need lor such n program," Pcic continued. "At the majority of the high schools which have come under my observation only fotbidl and baskeibiill nro on the iitlilellc schedule. And In many cnscs, Jnsl basketball. Oh, I know, (Jiey have a certain physical training program setup with n bit of softball. That Is okay as far as It goes. The only trouble, It doesn't go far enough, it isn't even a good till-In. Aflcr hard. strcneous seasons of football nnd basketball It is too much of a let- clown for the youngsters to have nothing to do, no competitive sports lo keep them In trim, As a result, by the time that Spring football comes around Ihcy have grown soft and much training 1ms to be redone, nil of which Is very useless. "I prefer baseball for the chief sport over track for Hie simple reason that majority ol the schools ire not equipped with cinder Lrneks and consequently do nol go In l:>r (he tliln clacl game. Another thing, baseball is ti natural kid gfiiiic nnc: they go iu for it in n great big way. With emphasis on the development 'of baseball talent, for organized leagues i believe we will be doing the kids a big favor by offering a chance to ,>lay wllh supervised coaching. Who knows,*we might uncover some DIMngglos, Ruths or Cobbs right here. MATERIAL NOT LACKING "Over In Joncsboro there Is nil abundance, of talcnl available. And the boys want lo piny. And the ^ame holds tine of Blylbcvtlle i can remember many youngsters line several years ago who hn<l Ihe earmarks of developing into first rale baseball players, especially Ihe Ciildvvcll boys, Chester and Dan. a small lad by the name of Billy DeLong. I believe Dlllic's father used l/i play professionally. There are others whose names I cnn'l recall at the moment. And you know how these .smaller towns i BO for baseball. There is 11 dia- | niond on every vacant lot and at i every cross raids ami they are in use almost (he year around." I'etc reminded that the schools nnd civic organizations over the ,slate especially the American Legion posts, are allrjiiplbig to "waken mid revive interest in baseball, Several pasts have sponsored teams this year and many more are expected lo follow suit in 1045. Naturally, the plan doesn't make Ihe professional league moguls mad. They have been en- I'otirngliif,' It for years, even lo tile extent of including sums of ni.-mcy for promotion, Equipment nalorn and funds for the ]>;,;rdiasi' of more bats nnd baits have gone 1 to members of the armed forces. Tne all-star Rid game In New York'n famed Polo Grounds next month is the climax of a concerted drive In stir up renewed Interest nnrjni,' youngsters of leen-ngc in the sport. It is catching fire. I'ULLS 01,1) GAG After gelling llio baseball Jniff off his chest Coach Craig finally Sot nroiuid to tbe discussion of football; prospective renewal of grid relations between Jonesboro and Blylheville. True lo form, Pele suddenly went from moun- top optimism to depths of despair when (nlk of prospects for Jcmcs- boro's 1044 learn was brought up. "I hale to thing of what will fncc me this Pall," he started, reaching for his handkerchief to wipe away an imaginary lear, nnd with a Ircbble In his voice. "You know, we were hard hit by the selective service, graduation nnrt patriotism. The kids Jcfl .school lo join the colors by the dozens. I mil not sure we will hnve enough left by September even to have a decent scrimmage. They will be small and inexperienced, if niy- Shevillc hns anything at nil this should be their year lo get back into the win column In the series with Jonesboro. You can publish lhat," he concluded. Even though our friend, Pele, did ninkc the statement there is every Indication that he merely Is playing the part of most coaches when reviewing future elevens, But he Isn't fooling many people over here. Locnl fans haven't forgotten the fine job he did with mediocre material last year nnd expect him to throw his strongest outfit against the Chicks this Ml. And It is a leadpipc cinch that he will have them geared to « high pitch Baseball Standings It Takes World Record to Beat"Hag's lH > ,! e , A | J 1.1KB ill ni.le !!.<• ' 1 ;™" lo Malmpe ».«llipl t ei-s world record for mile lo 4:0 1.6 Healing Gundci Sweden. 1I,-, M was clocked in 4-02 life fastes record-holder ever ran, six-lent! s of a second k established by Anderson, July l iu« - Detroit Chicago Washington . Philadelphia . '1C 44 48 .409 45 .404 n 51 .451 40 53 .419 Educators Become 'GIs' Ll'lTLE HOCK, July 28 (UP) — Poriy-tlnvc educators from over the slate are registered at cnmp Robinson for n two-day Arm v pre- Smluclioii orientation program'. The two-day feature is designed and Intruded to acquaint the visitors with Army life ami methods. At least three of the visitors will have Iittl 0 trouble adjusting themselves to the routine, for they nre veterans ol World War I. Brooklyn Organist Plays Theme Song for Rickey By NEA Service NEW YORK.—It was a Ihcmc fong for Branch Rickey when pr- Biinlsl Gladys Ooodding .signed off following the last out at Ebbets Field with n light appropriate number, "Oh, You're Driving Me Crazy i" i--yitj! Ostertmicller, whom the Broaklynii shipped, beat the Dotfcers for the second time with five hits that shut them out for (lie third time in a week and drop- cil them inlo llio National League basement as Pittsburgh prevailed 11-0. President Rickey's bobby sox policy is driving the Platbnsh flock mils. Commission Sought For Pro Gridders ERIE, PH., July 28 (UP)—The newly organized United stales professional football Icnguc wants lo set «j) a commission tq mio the Bi'lel «»me as major league baseball Is controlled. President Roland Payne of the new tongue says he thinks a commission will lie necessary us jno- fe.ssloiiiil football expands. T!ie ninln source of arguments w-lli probably be over signing tip new players. Before professional baseball settled down, Hie problem of slsnlnc, and keeping players was a thorny one. It wiis a roiiKli and expensive business. Now the cases of plnycr- slcnllng me i.wtaMe by their nb- senc'e. If (lie old and wcll-cstablishrc! National Football League has to «mi|ietc for lalcnt wllli (he new tii-Ranixalion, (he "players will d-> well, Witii Ijolii leagues bidding higher and hlglieiV even ordinnry Kiitlder.s will no able lo demand large chunks of bonus money for sinning. The new league lias money he- bind it, plenty of money. It can afford to bid high for coilege stars that it wauls. And the new circn't will bold its first player draft next September, and get ready to start operating in 1045. The league has certified nine Iranclii-ses already, strelel'tng from Ihe East Coast to Honolulu And when tlic.1' start tabbing players, probably the same players the Halted circuit will select, the fun will slnrl. Wniv>c Than Hanging IIAVERHILI, CORNER, N. H, (UP)—Gelling oneself hanged appears to have been a long process in these parts back in the 1860s. Records at the old jail house show thai at one hanging the sermon that preceded it lasted two hours. Seventeen pages expounded the text, three were addressed to the criminal, nn ( ] 13 to the audience. SKIN ERUPTIONS (externally caUKd) CHECK ITCHING-BURNING llio anlisciilic-Bliuuilatine wny with famous liluck and Whilo Ointment. Pro- moles hcaliiiit. 10(. 25(, &n f . Money (jack •iinmlcc. Use only as directed. Clennso laily with Ulack iuuj Wiito Skiu Soap PEACHES Georgia Belle and Elbcrras $3 Per BUSHEL At My Farm on Greenbriar Ridge. H.ONAPPENBERGER SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Nnshvlllc 20 5 Allnnta n 5 Memphis M a Little Rock in 12 Mobile 10 14 UirniliHjhnm 9 14 New Orleans 7 17 Chnltiuioogn 7 IB NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis Ii5 24 Cincinnati 51 39 Pittsburgh 43 37 New York 42 48 ChlciiKO 37 ;n Philadelphia 37 51 Hostou . ., 37 §.[ Brooklyn 30 53 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 5>l 4') New York 48 43 Hasten 49 ,14 Cleveland 40 4C Pet .800 .713 .009 .45!) .417 Ml .291 .200 Pel. .730 .507 .SiiS .457 .440 .420 .407 .401 Pet. .502 .527 .521 .510 FOUNTAIN! SPECIALS ! -ICE (MM SUNDAES- (Made With MidWcst Ice Cream) .. — ,- , • «• v wiVnUHIJ All Wanted Flavors -15c and 20c FRESH PEAClTsUNbAES Made with delicious golden ripe Peaches. Our Special For This Weekend— i'riscilla Parker, Dual Purpose Lipstick $1 Each M M M .^^ __. - THE OLD JUDGE?SAYS... "Mary nnd I were just saying, Judge, Iiow lucky wcarc here in America that \vchavc so in any natu ra 1 resources to liel p w in the war." "Thai's right, Jim. When war broke out we had oil, we had sled, we had food, lumber, aluminum...practically everything \vc needed. There's one thing we didn't have... rubber. The enemy hatl that." " But lhat didn't bother us for long. Soon American brains and industry had synthetic rubber by (he tons rolling out of plants. That filled a critical need... you can't win a war without rubber." " I was very much interested Ihe other day in reading a statement made by a high government official on synthetic rubber. In it lie said' It is fair to regard (lie rubber manufactured to d a te as bei ng a 1 mos t solely t he product of the beverage distilling industry.'" "lie also said that, in his estimation, the tremendous contribution of distillers' industrial alcohol to the synthetic rubber program had not received Ihe recognition which it deserves." "\Ve certainly learned something today, didn't we Mary?" 1 am very grateful for the ovcrwhelmhiK minority jrivcn me liv Mississippi county over both my opponents in Tuesday's election. Mississippi County joined with four other counties and I carried live out of tlii! district's seven counties. Again allow me to express my appreciation of your decisive endorsement, ^earnestly invite the support of every citizen in Uic August 8th You have made possible a grand victory in the preferential primary your help our August 8th victory will be an even greater one. "' Sincerely, MARCUS FiETZ Riddle Ready To Pitch For Reds Again BJ' NBA Service NEW YORK—Elmer niddle is ready to pilch again. Riddle who hasn't appeared in a box score since May 7, has Ditched batting practice without suffering pniii will go lo the post for Ihe Gin-' cinnatis as quickly as Jilli M C . Kcchnie Is convinced he is fil Last soar.™ Riddle was one of three National League pitchers lo win 21 games. Riddle started at n great clip this year, beating u, c Cubs, 2-1, on the second 'day of Ihe campaign and lambasting Morton Cooper and the Cardinals 10-3 In his following slart. Then the Georgian came up with a sore arm Old Ncvvsjiajicrs round HASTINGS, Neb. (UP) _ Two 19lli Ccnlur v newspapers and a loiter written t>y n Hustings civil War veteran were discovered by painters redecorating an oil building here recently. An 1864 New York newspaper and a Hnstlmjsl Dally Tribune, dated 1897, wore S the prized periodicals. The Idler I written In 1895, requeued a eminent pension. Read Courier News Want Ads. We have, plenty of WHISKEY At all times! CEILING PRICES ALWAYS HASSELL'S W III 8 K K Y STORE 315 W. Slain rhone 2531 New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly S;00 1'. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System SILBERNAGEI. & CO., INC. Little Rock, Ark. THEATRE Manila, Ark. Open Saturday & Sunday 1 p. m Evenings 7 p. m. Selected Shorts ami News Last Time Today 'YOU CAN'T RATION LOVE" with AII-St;ir Cast I'araaiomil News & Short Saturday "AVENGING RIDER" with Tim Holt aA Chapter: "The Three Musketeers' 1 I'ottcyc Comcily, Friday "SWING FEVER" with Kay Kyser & SHORT Saturday "SONG OF THE SADDLE' with 't&li Dick Fwruii ^^ SEKIAL & SHORT Saturday OWI, SHOW 'MAD GHOUL" with Evelyn Ankers Kcleclcd Short Sunday and Monday 'SEE HERE PRIVATE HARGROVE" wilh Dunna ilecd l''ox IS'ms & Short THEATRE LUXORA 'PRIDE OF THE COMMUNITY' Saturday OWL SHOW "THREE OF A KIND" wilh Billy Gilbert, Shcni]i Howard :mil Mrtxic Uoscnliloom Comedy Sunday and Monday "SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS" In Technicolor KKO News & Siiorts Keel CHICKASAW West Main Near Zlsl St. Sat starls 12:15; Sun. starts 1:45 NiRht shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. Friday and Saturday Double Feature "LITTLE JOE THE "WRANGLER" willi Johnny JI; lc k Brown i Tex Killer anil "NIGHT MONSTER" Hilll Bcla I.tigosi SKRIAL: "Adventures of the Flying Cartels." Comedy. Sunday & Monday 'COMMANDOS STRIKE AT DAWN" with I'iiul Muni A- Anna Shorl: "This Is America." IjltlVC-lSAl N'CIVS Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Friday and Saturday Arizona Terror nil!, Don "Kcrt" Barry SKIUAL: "Desert Hawk." Short Saturday ij Midnight Show % 'Whispering* \ Footsteps 7 \ wilh John Hubbard & Ilila Selected Short Sunday ami Monday Suten Play by K.ith WW«r, Melvills M«i o« t Pcl'icia Cc^on • Bcitd Uport Ihe No*tl by H«l«rt W,ctW,« • Dlreded by Raharti Thwpe tniuaJ tr Vitiof s«««? ^ Aiiotiaie Plotter Leon Gwdon I'nmnounl News Short I

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