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Blytheville, Arkansas
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SATURDAY, JUNE 11,1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE TTVE Ken Heintzelman Snaps Cards' String to Give Phils 3-2 Win; lodgers Bury Cincinnati 70-5 By Jack Hu4 . (AM<Kiale4 Pr«* Sp*rti Writer) Tab the fighting Phlllia u the dark horse In the National League Coming »trong after a faltering start, the Plullks have passed the ew York Giants to move into the first diviiiou. They're only three ames back of Brooklyn. * Kenny HelnUelman's 3-2 decision K the St. Louis Cardinals last t Is the Phil's fourth straight ictory and their seventh In the :St eight game*. A record of 12 victories in 21 ne-rtm decision games is the ans- to the Phil's progress. Heintzelman ended the Card urge after stx successive wins, topping the birds a game and • islf back of leading Brooklyn. The Dodgers protected their half-game edge on Boston by whipping Cln- innati, 10-5, while the Braves were ropping Chicago into the cellar. -2. ' ' Gran Hamner, the Phils short- top, hammered Al Brazle and hfs licensors for four hits. He scored of the three runs. It was the irst setback for -Brazle in almost month. Dodgeri Pound Red« The Dodgers broke loose with ix-run seventh inning climaxed by Carl Furillo's two-run homer, ' to live Joe Hatten his fifth victory. Vspite two homers by Jimmy iloodworth, who drove in four runs, Hatten went all the way. Warren Spahn nudged the Cubs Into last place with a six-hitter while the Braves unloaded on Bob Rush and Porky Lade for 12 hits. The Cubs broke Spahn's shutout tid in the, seventh. It was Spahn's seventh victory. Southpaw Bill Werle helped Pittsburgh escape from the basement when he spun a neat three- ijtter against the New York Giants, The loss was the Giants' fifth ight. They now have dropped from first to fifth. Wally Westlake hit a homer with Ralph Kiner on base in the second get the Bucs off to an early over Larry ' Jansen. Yanki Edge Cleveland Vic Raschi put the New York Tankees back on the win path mapping a four-game losing string with a 3-2 edge over Cleveland ft was the ninth victory for Raschi • nd his fifth in a row. TKe Yanks chased started Gene Bearden before he retired a man the first inning. A double by Phil~Rizuto. Gene Woodling's sin- tie, a walk and Yogi Berra's single •mng loss No. 5 on the 194S world series hero. Rafichi almost blew the game In Ihe ninth when the Tribe rallie< Before 67.031, the largest -Clevelam crowd of' the season. A walk to rhufman'Tucker, Larry Doby's triple and Joe Gordon's .single gave the Indians two runs. Raschi endei the game by making Manager Lou Boudreau ground to Jerry Coleman The Boston Red Sox blew another me, 4-2, to Chicago. Randy Oumpert scattered nine Boston blows to earn his fifth vie tory. Ted Williams boosted his runs |batted-in-total to 52 with a single land double. ••Rain woshed out a night Kami Pftween the Philadelphia Athletic; and St. Louis Browns. Washington and Detroit were not scheduled York . . Detroit . ... Philadelphia Vpshlngton loston ..... ileveland . , Motor League Leaders By The Associated Pres* National League Batting — Robinson, Brooklyn 343; Kazak, St. Louis. .341 Runs — Reese. Brooklyn. 41 Robinson, Brooklyn, 40 Runs Batted i n — Robinson Brooklyn, 47: Reese, Brooklvn, 36 Hits — Hoblnson. Brooklyn. 69 Thompson, New York, 66 Doubles — Waltkus. Philadelphia 15- Jnnes, Philadelphia, 14 Trinles — Robinson and Furillo Brooklvn, and Smalley. Chicago. Home Runs — Klner. Pittsburgh 53: Musial. St. Louis, 11 Stolen bases — Robinson and Ree^e. Brooklyn. 10 Pitching — Branca, Brooklyn. 8-1 .8R<>: BickfOTd. Boston. 7-2. .778 I Strikeouts — Branca. Brookly 2; Spahn. Boston, 48 American I.tarnc Battine — Zrnml Chicago, .355 _ cost. Philadelphia. 335 J?nns — J exist, Philadelp'hia. 55 TlIiam^ Boston, 43 Runs batted in — Williams, Bos ton. 52: Stephens, Boston an Wertz. Detroit. 47 Hits — Kell. Detroit, 65; Joos Philadelphia. 62 Doubles — Zernial. Chicago, 17 hsnmmi. PhiJnde.nbla. 15 Triples — Mitchell. Cleveland. 7: Kcll. Detroit and Vallo. Philadelphia, 5 Home nms — Williams »nd Stephens, Boston, 14 Stolen bases — Dillinger. St. Louis, 7: Mitchell. Cleveland 9 Pitching — Raschi. New York 9-1. .900; Lopat. New York. 5-1 833 Strikeouts — Trucks, Detroit, 61; iNewhouser, Detroit, 54. HOW THEY AMERICAN LEACiUe W L 31 16 ....28 21 ....27 23 ....25 23 23 24 it. Louis NATIONAL LEARITC Brooklyn 30 Boston 38 Louis 27 Philadelphia 27 cw York Cincinnati 'ittsburgh Chicago . SOUTHFEN LEAGUE W L Birmingham ......... 31 Mfanta .............. 28 Nashville ............ 28 Mobile ............... 27 .ittle Rock .......... 28 "lew Orleans ......... 27 Chattanooga ......... 22 Memphis ............. 16 Pet. .660 .571 .540 .521 .489 489 .449 .600 .592 .574 540 .520 .440 367 Pet 585 .583 548 540 509 .482 .423 Junior Legion ills Scheduled Manila to Hold Only Horn* Gome; Pickers To M««t Harrisbutg Mississippi County'* four Junior Legion baseball teams return to icon tomorrow ifternoon with only heduled to play on its home Id. Blytheville, Cfcceola and Luxora re all slated (o meet out-of-the ounty Fifth District League tow n foreign fields with Manila hold- is, up the home front in a gam* ith the Blackburn-Stevens nine t Memphis. That game will be layed on Manila's new diamond. The Cotton Pickers, who have yet o play a game on their home field, ourney to Harrlsburg for their eague outing tomorrow afternoon •hile Osceola is busy at Caraway nd Luxora goes to Trumann. Out of their first four scheduled ames, the Pickers have played only ne with two of the other three be- ig postponed due to rain and wet rounds and the other was forfeited o them when Manila failed to show p for a scheduled game. This will be the Pickers' first etting this year with the report- dly strong Harrisburg outfit. Wednesday afternoon the Dud Cason Post entry will return home or a game with the Osceola Jurors, who are considered one of the trongest teams in the league. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 4 Bcston 2 ^ New York 3 Cleveland 2 Philadelphia at St. Louis, vain Only games scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 6 New York 1 Boston 6 Chicago 2 Philadelphia 3 St. Louis 2 Brooklyn 10 Cincinnati 5 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Little Rock 8-2 New Orleans S-l Birmingham 3 Nashville 1 Atlanta 15 Chattanooga 2 Memphis at Mobile postponed Tooav's G a rrip<; AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at St.. Louis (night Washington at Detroit New York at Cleveland Only games scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Brooklyn Pittsburgh at New York St. Louis at Philadelphia. Chicago at Boston SOUTHERN L.EAOUE Today ga No games scheduled. Victoria Red Sox Defeat Manila Independents 6-5 VICTORIA, June 11.—The Vic toria B«d Sox won > tight pitche: duel from the Manila Independen 6-5 last night under the lights c Hale Field in Osceola. Lee Weldon went the distance fo the Red Sox for his seventh consec utlve win. He allowed seven hi and struck out eight. J. T. Harr worked all the w*y for Manila, gi ing up five hits, including a two run homer by J. T. Conner and triple by Pete Bennett. The Red Sox will play the Num ber Nine Miners on the Numbei Nine diamond tomorrow aftemoo Box score: Manila. AB East 3b 5 Periclful is ^ Land cf 5 Fowler c 4 Walls 2b Taylor rf Ashabranner If Williams lb Harris p Totals 38 Victoria AB 4 4 Bennett ss Baker If . Speck 2b . Wright cf> Conner 3b Metcalf lb Whistle c Bard rf White rf z Weldon p 3 Totals 33 6 Darkhorse Al Brosch Garners 1-Stroke Lead in National Open Travelers End Slump, Down J elicans Twice BOOM-BOOM BOY — Chick Harbcrl is generally considered the longest hitter in golf. The Hermitage Country Club course in Richmond, Va., being lengthened to 6354 yards for the PGA Championship didn't bother the Detroit professional. By the Associated frets Snapping a seven-game losing streak, the Little Rock Travelers swept both ends of i doubleheader at the New Orleans last night, 8-5 and 2-1. The wins brought the Rocks, back up to fifth place in the Southern Association standings, dropping the Pelicans to sixth. The Travs tallied six runs in a ig fifth inning to overcome a 5 to 0 lead the Pels had in the first frav and win behind Art McConnell. The Travelers also came from behind to take the finale, in which Al Piechota was the winning hurler .although he yielded ten hits. Lenny Yochim gave the Rocks only five safeties. At Birmingham, Pete Modlca won a 3 to 1 pitching duel with Lee Holloman of Nashville. Each allowed four-hit. Fred Hatflelci drove in his 59th and Both runs of the season. New Orleans Fred Walters took over the Chattanooga club. But it didn't help. The Lookouts were wal- i |s"j.?(i' lowed by Atlanta, 15 to J. Dick ' ' Hoover set the Looks down on live hits for the seventh win. Memphis was rained out at Mobile. VHQ and Luxora Nines Deadlock After 4-Hour Tilt By Charln ChaBtbrrlaUi CHICAGO, June 11. W)—Balding Al Brosch, a David among golf's olialhs, clutched a one-stroke ad lortny as the 49th National pen entered a pressure-packed 36- ole \viudup. The sunburned. 37-year-old out- dcr from Garden City, N. Y,, ended a field pruned from 142 to survivors. Brosch iMxsteri a 36- ole 141. The deadline was 150. The near-sighted Brosch. who lips that he Is lucky even to see ie hall, coupled a par 71 with his •cuing round of 70. He reached ie halfway point a mere stroke lead of another "unknown" easy- oing Buck White of GrfcniTOort. llss.. and the prominent. Cary MUI- lecoff. Mtddlecoff rebounded from a dls- inl 15 to » course record-matching [-33-61 for 6.981-yiu p d medinah 9 3 layout. White, a former ruddy, blared Ho contention with a pair of 34's or 68 to go with his opening 74. Favorites Far Bark Bracketed nl 143 were Claude :.Ti-mon. the 1948 masters' winner, ho authored 72-71; Clayton Heaf- cr with 72-71. and Les Kennedy, awtucket. R. I., 69-74. Pete Cooper ol Ponte Vcida each, Pla.. notched a second Olind 73 for 144. Ellsworth Vines, 73-72. Bobb> ocke 74-71, and Bob Hnrils 70-69 •ere noxt with 145. Only five strokes off the pace at 46 were Hnlph Guldalil, ancient ioliby Cruickshank, Johnny Palm- Jack Isaacs of Longley Ail Base. Va.. and Smnmy Sncari. Among tliose grouped at 147 were ,ew Worsham. the- 1947 Nntlona Ipen kiiiB; Jimmy Thomson. Fied- Haas. Skec Riegcl. Horton imilh and Jim Turnesa. Six former National Open cham- lions failed to get under the 150 iiialityine figure. They were Byror kelson (74-77, Including a com- 'Icte whlff>'. Gene Sarazen (75-79) Tony Manero (79-78); Crick Evan. 1R-761 r Billy Burke (76-80) and -awson Ltttle (77-76). Sports Roundup The Veterans Housing Quarters team and the Ltixora Independents battled into the wee hours of this morning to a 12-12 deadlock In game played at Walker Park. The contest was called at 12:30 a.m. with the two teams all tied up at 12-12 after four and one-half hours of play time. The Veterans used six pitchers in an effort to break up the sUrgfest Both teams collected 15 hits off opposing pitching. J. c. Whittle. Burl Hampton. Dale Williams, Hubc Carson. Mickej Armstrong and Frank Ellis worked for the vetrans in that order. Luxora used only' three hurlers with Charley Hicks starting. Tomorrow afternoon the Veteran; will meet, the Armorel Tigers 01 the Air Base diamond, Game timi Eight Colts Run For $60,000 at Gossett and Steele Belmont Today To Meet Nelson, Jack Bloomfield Eddie Gossett and Jack Steele who dropped a tag match decision on last Monday night's card, again for a victory Monda' when they meet Jack Bloomfield and Swede Nelson in the main -vent NEW YORK, June 11— (/Pi— Eigh colts with definite designs on th 194S three-year-old crown a r scheduled to take a crack al th $91,500 Belmont Stakes today. This 81st running of the mile an one half classic doesn't have a re/ outstanding cor tender, such as Clt ation a year ago. But there ar enough 'Its" and '"ors" to mak of the American Legion's wrestling, "• one ^ llalc °f a horse ra « for expected crowd of around 50,000 per sons. Here's how they'll line up in orde bouts at Municipal Auditorium. Gossett and Steele paired for the first time last week and dropped a hard-fought decision to Stocky of P° st position this time: Kneilsen and Walter Sirois. The Palestinian, Ponder. J. Graha week before the two grapplers were Brown's Saint Nicholas, Kavl members of opposing three-man Shaer's Engel Man, Clifford Moocr teams. | Old Rockport, Woodvle Farm's Hal This will be the first appearance Capot, and Mrs. Kben H. Ellison here in nearly three years for s " n Bahrain. All will have li Bloomfield who is making his return to the circuit. A heavyweight, Jack. Is rated by Meroney u a very capable grappler. Monday night's booking will have a touch of the revenge angle as a return match with Gossett was re- Yesterday's Sports in Brief By The Associated Press Baseball Boston — Charlie Grimm mill as nanager of the last place Chlcagi Cubs to take a front office job Frankie PYisch, coach of the New York Giants, was given a three-yea, contract to replace him. Tennis Budapest — Hugary advanced tc :he semifinal round of Europeai Davis Cup play by eliminating Switzerland. Turin, Italy — Chile and Hal' split the [irst two matches of thei euarlerfinal round Davis Cup ser ics. 'he Deacons dropped 3-2 decisions ) a pair of hot semi-pro teams... Jert, Shepard. now player-manager f the Waterbury, Conn,, colonial eaijue club, will return to a big •ague park July 26 when he pitch- s for the leg-amputee veteran* earn against the arm-amputee VOL rails at the Polo Grounds... Weak Knd Notes NEW YORK, June 11. (iPt—Penn tale's football prospects next fall cpend largely on what the Nittauy inns get from California That's Direct, confusing ai it may sound, 'he freshman footballers wive fanned out" again at California Pa.I State Teachers College lust all and Joe Bedenk, starting his nst season as head football conch, asn't seen them yet..."Our spring iractlce was devoted mostly to try- ng out second and third stringers i'ho had been on the squad but iadn'1 played much," Joe exr-lamctt. As a result we eliminated abuut 16 f them. They won't be Invited back or early practice, though tliey may urn out to be better than the kids I'om California who will be invited ...They just didn't look nke ihe •clnd of players you need If you're oing to have a good team ..Anri ve'll need plenty of good reserves Ve play Villanova and Army in ilie 'irst two games." Best [.aid Marts Shortly after the National }R]| League went all out to st£o up itliiiR, even moving the. pitcher'* slab two feet farther back tliitn 11 eeular softball, this moan arrira rom publlcitor Rodger Nelson o. Fort Wayne. lnd..."My boys nrc making my job tough. I'm trying ti sell more offense and here's whal .hey do in the first eleven games icld our opponents to three inns 'hut out the opposition In the l;u inc Kiimcs and run up 68 consecutive scoreless innings.. .Only brii;h .pot is out batting average of .270.' Sporlspuurri Red Hogan's Kansas U. basebai team, walloped by Oklahoma A. am M. in the Fifth District NCAA play offs, Is at least consistent. It ma« nine errors In the opening gam this season and nine In the fiiui playoff game...And Wake fores which went to Charlotte. N. C., couple days ahead of time for ill District Three playoffs, lost as man games there as it had all scasoi Off the results of their recent erles. the Tlgors wouldn't give two hoots for the Yankees—Hoot Evers and Art llout-tcman, that is More limn 150 golfers already have entered the NCAA tournament at Ames. Iowa, June 25 with 100 more expected Eleven big league scouts were on hand for the Intel-scholastic baseball totirnnmenl at Austin, Tex., he other night. 'Iliey got an eye- lll when 13-year-old Robert Ij?ach )f Denl.son and llollis Morton, n, )f Marshall pitched elRht hitless liiRS, I/-ach finally won out with ten-inning no-hitter. White Sox Recall Chick Outfielder Herb Adams MEMPHIS. Tenil,, June 11— liVi Outfielder Herb Adams is on his way back to the Chicago White SDK. Adams, who starred with Hot RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday 'TWO GUN JUSTICE" with Tim McCoy Cartnnn & Serial SATURDAY NITF. OWI, SHOW "OMOO, OMOO" (The Shark God) with Run Randall and Dcver* Rurtim AH« Comedy Dial 4261 Bux Office Openi at 7:* Show Starts «i 7:30 Open Minds on Race Relations Are Urged MEMPHIS. June 11—(£>i—An op ening of "closed minds" on th subject of race relations was urged here last night by Edgar Ray, managing editor of the Tampa <Fla.) Daily Times. "There are millions of closed minds on the subject." nay told a Memuhls Urban League audience. "Truly liberal organizations need to open as many of those minds as fust as they can, without malice and violence and threats, but with facts and .service, understand and common sense that will draw more and more to the banner of liberalism." Ray spoke at a ceremony honoring four Midsouth newsmen for efforts to Improve Inter-racial understanding. Saturday "FRONTIERS OF '49" Wild Bill Klliod Serial Chap. 1 of "Lost Junfle" Stones were used for cannonballs in early artillery. SATURDAY MIDNITE SHOW SUrts 10:45 p.m. BIG TOWN SCANDAL riiilllp Heed Hillary Brooke A]v> Shortu Sunday & Monday "THE FULLER BRUSH MAN" Ked Skcllon, Janet Blulr Warner News & Serial Chapter 2 of "Batman & Robin" Sunday, Monday & Tuesdaj CAMERON IONIIA GRANVILLE CASkE Warner News and Shurt pounds. If eight go, the winner will dra down (60,900. The Belmont used t be worth »100,000-added. Then ther Is »15,000 for second, |7,500 lor third, and »3,750 to fourth. Ponder is expected to be the post- quested last week by Nelson. The time favorite, and is being quoted big Swede is out to avenge the cut at 6 to 5. Last Saturday Pondci eye lie received during a match with Gossett two weeks ago. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts that will complete Nfonday night's card Nelson ,7111 warm-up against Stcele and Bloomfield will trade grips with Gossett. came from seventh place to take the milt and one eighth Peter Pan. while the favored Capot ran out of the money. The date at which gunpowder was first used In artillery In battle Is uncertain, but is believed to be ficalions 1331. Animal hoofs, whether one-toed as in the horse, tsvo-toed ai In cows, pigs ond sheep, or four-toed as in the hippopotamus, are modifications of a live-toed arrange' ment. FOR SALE CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Cost* T»a km .T«4 lasts ton get J lhan an? other brMre material Slies 1«-12-15-l*-21-24-J7.J*-J* 1 inches. - CONCRETE SEWER TILE Size* «-S-« IiKha CONCRETE SEPTIC TANKS Foundation Blocks • Beit Prim • W« DtUrw A. H. WEBB HW«wmy «1 it State IJn* ' 714 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seata on Sal* at Ihe Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday """' ' " ADULTS 50c — CHILDKKN 15c BOX SEATS I So EXTRA (Tai la*lm)e*l) Monday, June 13 New SUrfing Time 8:15 TAG MATCH SWEDE NELSON and JACK BLOOMFIELD Ttrsus JACK STEELE ond EDDIE GOSSETT Ado Two 1-Fall 30-Minurt Matches Nelson vs. Steele Bloomfield Gossett I I I PRO PRO FIT By Reading the Classified Ads Every Day! By Advertising In The Classified Columns \\Hjen You Want to Buy or Sell ADiKACED"Brar9"A.M" WILL APPEAR SAME DAY All Classified Advertising Payable in Advance PHONE 4461 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS print* IB th« Cotton Stales Leslie last year, opened this season ith the Sox «nd earned a regular crth. Then he was Idled by a hand ijary and was sent to the Sox irm here. The Memphis Chicks announced cstei-day, however, that Chicago as recalling Adams and sending Drover Bowers to the Chick*. BLVTfitVILLES ONIA ALL WHITE THE AT BE, Shuw Starta Weekday* 1: aturda; and Sunday! shutting from 1:M pjm. Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) 'HOPALONG CASSIDY RETURNS" with William Bvyd a* Hopalong Cauldj and George "Gabby" HavM "BAMBI" iValt Disney's Technicolor Cartaftn Serial: "Son of Ihe Guardunax* No. 2; Also Cartoon SAT. OWL SHOW AT II p.m. "DESPERATE" with Sieve Brodle and Audrey Long: Serial: "Mysterious Mr. M" NV 1 Also Cartoon Sunday & Monday "DEAR RUTH" Hllh William Holden, Juiin Caulflrld and Kdnard Arnold Also Cart nan !>al* World New* WllOEST BOOM TOWN NEW Boi Openi Week U*y> 7:W f.m. Matinee Saturday * Sunday S»t.-Sun. i p.m. Cont Showing Manila, Ark. Sliuw.i KVKRY NIGHT Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) 'SHERIFF OF WICHITA" with Allan Lan* A Republic Picture 'OWL NIGHT AT OPERA' Marx Brother* Sunday and Monday 'CANADIAN PACIFIC" with Randolph Seolt KOI Office Openi *l 7 Week NlgbU Show Starli at 7:38 Matinee Saturday & Sunday at 2 p.m. will] continttoui fthtwing. Saturday Buster Crabbe In "TERRORS ON HORSEBACK" wilh Al "Fu/ijr" St. John Serial: Chapter 10 nf "HEX A RIXTY" SATURDAY MIDNITE SHOW Starts 10:15 p.m. "THE WOLF MAN" Claude Raines Beta I.ujosl Also Shorts Sunday & Monday /S*i*iity\ X ; . "Utu. W.M. » _ (HDiTiSSS^ »ll MR • MU MM • MB HNOI On,»!5m».nrr>t Ma £••<»»•*»*'>>»•» Mvjfe by ^^1 Warms • LyflO ^ iwwf^ws* MuM Rwitan tfcacM h WWTV M.TM Brerttd by CWMHES WATIK rnte*4 br MTHU* FKU

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