The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 5, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 5, 1946
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MMB'FOU* BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER! NEWS Tigers Trounce Lepanto12-4 Big Third Inning Yields Six Runs for Blythcville. ' " " ' Mid-Season Baseball Statistics Rate Brooklyn Ahead of Boston _ The Blytheville Tiger Independent baseball ' team won its ninth game of ths season -yesterday al Lepantd as they trounced the Le- paiilo Independents- 12 'to 4'- In a game limited to seven Innings because of-a lato-Btnrt. The Tigers; started oft good In the first inning with three hits arid two riiiis but'Lcpanto, in their half of.HhD inning, got three hits and four runs, Lepnnto never scored after the first inning. : Prank- Ellis was the winning pitcher. He struck out five batters ana walked one nnd allowed nine hits. Clarence Holliday started on mound (or Lepnnto but was relieved in. 'the fourth by Strange who was replaced by Huffman In the fifth. Holliday was credited \vflh tlic loss with the Tigers collecting nine runs off him. ' Chnrles Parker led the hitting for Blythcvillc with- two hits in three tiifles at bat, while Strange nnd • Hollldny licil for batting honor.s for Lcpanto with each getting one hit. in, one try. Frank Ellis homered for Blythc- villc in the third with two runners on base... Burl Wilson drove n long fly ovci the , left field fence but it hil big tank ,nnd bounced back ovei and he just got a double on the long drive. The Tigers have lost only one game this season to a strong car- ulhcrsville nine. H6\ Score Blytheville: B. Belong, ss J. H. Lilies. -3b C. Parker, If B. Wilson, 2b B. Meharg. Ib A. c. Bunch, cf B. Chapman, c F. Peery. rf P. Ellis, p Hart, rf Totals Lepnnto: Mizc, rf Nelson, cf Shaw, 3b Nosh, tb Geap, If Snell, 2b Sharp, ss Spsars, c Holliday. p Strange, p 'Huffman, p Totals Score by innings: Blythcvillc Lepnnto AD R II NEW YORK, July 5. (UP)—All cnson the scnsAlional but, slrcnky 3os(bn Red Sox have been Ime- jall's gliimour boys, but today, as he mid-season milestone was pass?d. It was Brooklyn's "consistency •elds" who had Die bigger first place ead. The Dodgers were seven games iliead of (lie Cardinals in tnu National while the Red Sox. once in ,auics In (rout, were now six and i luilf ahead of the second place Yankees. With no great home run sluggers ind no winners on their pitching staff to compare with Huston's l'>[i duo of Mickey Harris and Dave Fcrrlss. the babbling rirooks have .ncreascd their lead gradually. They have been In first place since May 21 nnd before Dial were In and out of (he lead. Dining (heir home stand complct. cd llils week, they won 14 out of if) games bill got only one homer whit; the Red Sox often get three or four per game. Aside from .Dixie Walker, whose .37:1 average tops both leagues nnd the fi-c pitching record of Klrliy niijbe, who had been saved from defeat numerous limes by relief pitcher.",, there Is litllc individually oultitundln;; iiboul the team. But as a unit it clicks brilliantly, jiulling games out of the flic ns n did yesterday in winning the second gnme of a double- header nt. New York. 8 to 5. after the Giants took the opener, 7 lo 5. Despite Giant homers by Wlllard Marshall, Buddy mntincr. and Ernie Lombard!, liltle lefty-Vic LnmbariH won his eighth game over them In two years without a loss. The n«l Sox also divided with a ast place learn, dropping n 3 to 1 decision to crufly I'hll Marchltdon of ihc Athletics, then coming lia'ch with ti 10-hH attack to win, 3 lo H. f'oit Williams lill his Jilst nnd 22nd iiomcr.s and drove in four runs to ijt'iin; his total to 09. tops In the majnr.s for both derailments. The second jjlace I6:ims failed to Rain. The cardinals cashed In on homers l>y Enos KlnitKhtcr and mister Adam:; for a ti lo I victory by Charley liarrctl at, Chicago aim- thn Cnln' took the nprner, 4 la 2, At Washington Emll (Dutch) Leonard enure;! the Yankees tc. knuckle down lo his kniiekler t'oi UK; third time this year, sluiUiiu; them out. 2 to 0. Letty Jce Pant countered with' a four-hit, 5 to New York victory. The Indians iu'ld off a late TIB" rally lo win 0 lo II, at Detroit af- li'r losfni:, U to -1. to Frwldiii Iliitch- Infioii, who caliird Ills fifth victory The Browns wtWi Uvo at Ch'.cago 4 to 1 jin<l 3 to '2, puffing over threi unearnril runs In Ihe ninth of tli< opener after Don IColloway drop ped an easy pop fly at third base then winnini; lhc> .second on hcnier. by Hank Hclf and Chcl Laabs. Ron Norlhey i;nvc the l'hn:ics FRIDAY, JULY 5, 19<lj3 .ookouts Win Joubleheader Team in Second Place in Southern League Standings. ATLANTA, On., July C. (U.P.) The Clmltaiioocn I/ooko«l,s were In ixjsscsslon of second place in the' Soulhern Association slainl- intjs lodiiy niter taking a Fourth I of July doublchcadcr from the 1 New Oilcans Pelicans, (j lo 5 nnd 3 lo 2. while the Memphis Chicks divided a- pnlr of |;ames with Al- Innla. , Max Wilson, with the aid or Jim McKlmiey In tho last two Innings received credit for the first Chnt- tanooi-a win while 'llal Toencs went nil Ihe way In the nightcap. ' Although Hie Allnnln Crackers got some of the best, pitching of Ihe season la their Iwo (,'anic.s wilh the Chicks Ihe best Ihcy could, do was i;ct an even break. Southpaw nail McGowan tossed a two-hit, .sluiloul. to lake his I3lh win of the .scnson 111 Ihc seven In- nlii|j opener :i to 0. Bill Ayers. gunning Tor his i5i)i win. tossed a llirco-hllter In the regulation nightcap but received 7 I" 0 and 3 lo 2 victories by hilling |''"Kf^ support iind the Chicks t hc> f |,.. bt 'took the gninc :i to 1. The Crack" crs i;at nine hits off Charley Hippie In Hie Gay Gardener a crand .slam homer In fjatnc mid a two-run round tripper In tile second al lioston. Oscnr Judil and Charley Schnnz were the winning rllniiers. Mio!; Ktrlncevich of PIlLsburKli missed lit:! Ihinl strali;hl shutout ]>y n Ir.iir. run. bcalini: Cincinnati. l> to 1, nlier i which thi- ucds won, 4 to ::. Allanla Nashville , Nt'-.v Cilcrins Mobile . . . Iltile 34 12 )J AH R H 400 Promised Land In Win Over Yarbro 5 to 0 The Promlscci Land Independent Baseball Icum walloped th3 Yarbro Yanks nn the loser's diiunond yss- tlerday aflernoon by u r> lc^ 0 score. The game was a pitcher's duel for the first six innings with Vritu West doing the hni'li»i<.; for Prnir.- l.-.;d L'lud nnd Mnrliti Orlfflii on (he hill for the Yanks. In the fii'sl of Ihc seventh. Promised Land pul. together two hits, a hil rr.itsmnn and two intlcld bobbins by (lit! Yiinks to score three; riins. Again In the ninth they scored two additional tallies on two more hits following another hit butter. Fritz Wesl, Promised Lund right- linnder, showed great form In pilch-|gt. Louis Baseball Standings SOUTilliKN LEAGUE W. L. 39 '15 45 Rclrk AMERICAN .... 11 no 31 Boston Niv.v York . Dr'.roll Washington fJlcvelnnd Kt. Louis 32 4 0 400 000 0 t hiladclphia NATIONAL Ijrookiyn LEAGUE W. U SI 22 . ... '15 2!) 39 112 35 3-1 M 30 . .. . M M .... 27 '12 21 48 Pet. J.9U ,5'lfl .512 .5G(j .480 .444 .-134 .«7 I'Ct. .[ill!) .007 .•Hit) .4511 .Ml .301 second giunc mi: their only score came on a homer by Frank Heller. Tim Birmingham Barons enjoyed their holiday bnscbiill In l.ttt'le Rock by Inking n p:iir of games from (lie travelers, 7 lo 2 and 6 to' 2. Hay SiUterfield relieved wally Gaddi.s in the first inning of the opener to gnln credit for that win wlille Dick Mlclkirr went all Ihc] way for lh e Barons in Ihe night-] cap. At Mobile, the Bears and Nashville Vols split two games, Mobile winning the first garni- -I to I behind the two-hit pitching of Tat McGlolliln nml the Vols hammering out IB hits, including a homer by Strlngfellow. lo win the second game 11 lo I). Russ Meyer relieved Dutch McCall In (lie second Inning of the second game to get credit for flint win. The same Icanis meet again to- nlglu. in single games in (lie final games of the four scries. • Bix slates bordering Arkansas arc \ The Mississippi- River forms, the Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, i entire eastern boundary O f Ar- LojiUiana, Texas and Oklahoma. , Kansas. Juniors Win Legion Outfit Takes 4 to 2 Ball Gams With Osccola Nine. The Blytheville Junior American Legion baseball team defeated the Gscfola American Legion team 4 (o 2 In Osceoln yesterday. Lei-cry stnnbcrry went the distance for Hlylhevlllc. lie Kirack out four and walked two. Melvln Wagner pitched for Osccola giving three batters free I rips to first on balls and struck out two. Stanley Hood, P. D. Foster and Homer Smith played an excellent defensive game for Blylhcvlllc while Wiseman ami White played good on defense for Osccola. Lutes carried the big bat for the locals with one hit in one time up after gelling three walks. Wiseman nnd White also played good cm offense with each pelting two hits In four times at bfit. tntiberry wpnt, into the eighth inning with a shutout but was nicked for two runs in the eighth. Hux Score Trolly, personable, popular Chiirk-nc Prycr is outsinnclinf; Irmllicldc.- with Muskcfioii. : Mk'h . Liissicr. of All-Amci icrm :C!irls' Professional League Sliorly Pryi'v also sinfis v.-ilh donco IKUH|. LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Golfers Play First Matches In Tournament Results of three first round mnt- ,ches in the championship flight or the Blylheville Country Club's goll tournament have been played nnd the other five must bo played by Sunday, 1( W ns announced today by Wendell Eaton, professional at. . the club. In tlie championship flight James Guard has eliminated Ray Whittington, four and three; B. A. Lynch defeated Clifford Counclllc, six and five; niirt James Terry won over E. B. Gee, three and one. ' Kvc matches remain to be plfty- cd and,in a special event, tomorrow the Rev. Harvey Kldd will play Bill Pollard with a special lnvllatioit> extended to the public to Witness the event. Holand Bishop, medalist with a 14 in the qualifying rounds, is paired, with B. E. Moore. Other pairings in the championship flight Include: George Hubbard and Harry Farr; Frank Whitworth and U. S. Branson; Johnny Lentl and "Doc CalJihnn. Quarter finals will be played next week. The following results in the first nnd second flights have been announced: First Flight Charles Crlgger defeated CI W Afflick 4 and 3. Father McDcvItt detcatcd G. G Hubbard 3 nnd 2. Doctor Ringland defeated J. A. Lsech 1 up. R. C. Farr defeated Jim Hard- Ing G and 5. Dr. J. E. Beasley defcaled Richard Becker 5 and "4. Second Flight M. W. Hart defeated Dale Davis 5 and 4. Sanford Shelton defeated Bob Porter i up. J. E. Stevenson defeated Fred Flecman 1 up. ng a on(.-hlt shutout. He wus also leading hitler for the victors with three hits out of four trip:-, to the plate to drive in three run.s. Three oj liis teammates, Billy Baker. llEirold West and J. L. CJurley, connected for one safety each. Mnrlin Griffon also showed good stance on ihc mound by giving up six hits and sending eight rm-n down swinging. West lopped him two by tossing Ihc third strike past 110 baiters. I Infields ot both lenms were fast tuid accurate. Promised L-.uul, however, showed a slight edge by uiis- cuing only once when shortstop Jack DiiclOi threw low to Hardy nt 'Irsl. The Yank's bobblcd five tDili's with two allowing scores. J. Hnlo. Yarbro shortstop, col- cctcd the only hit. ol" his team. It proved fruitless, however, when he wns caught, off first, base by West. Chicago Cincinnati J'cston . Philadelphia Pittsburgh . New York . ...4(1 . .. 33 . . . 117 ...33 . .. 33 ... 30 ...2!) .. . 23 .657 .557 .4 lift .4(13 .•155 .420 .414 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta 3-1, Memphis 0-3. Mobile -1-3, Nashville 1-11. Itlrmlngham 7-G, Little Rock 2-2. Ch'.iltaiiocgn (j-3. NKW Orleans .1-2. AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia :|-B, Boston 2-0. Washington 2-0. New York 0-5. SI. Louis -1-3. Chicago 1-2. Detroit, 1!-H, Cleveland -1-il. NATIONAL LEAGY1R Philadelphia 7-3, Boston 0-2. New York Piltsburgh 1-\ Brooklyn S-H. G-3. Cincinnati 1-4. Today's Games SOUTIIEICN LEAGUE Atlanta at Alnmiihis. IllrmiiiKlisim at Little Rock. Ch;Utanoo[!ii nt New Orleans. Nashville al Mnlrile. NA'VIONAI, LKAGUF. Brooklyn at Ntw York, night. Pittsburgh ut.Cincinnati. niglH. Chicago'at at..Louis, night. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis at Chicngo, night. C!cvel:i]id at Detroit. t\vili!!ht. New Yolk al, Washington, night. Boston at Philadelphia, night. niytheville II. Wixson, ss P. D. lister, c D. cjaldwell. HI) S. Hood, Jb Phillips, i-f R. Workman, ir jutes, cf H. Smith. •>!> Stunberry, p Totals Csccola Led ford,. 2b-lf Williams,'2h Wiseman, Ib Ralph, i-f Carlisle, cf White, c Hale, ia Connors, 31) Jchnson, 2b Nesslcr. If Wagner, p Totals .Score by innings: Elythcville Gsccota Left on bases: Osccola 12. All R H Po. A 31 •! 4 27 ATS H H Po. 2 7 27 001 1)01 110 000 050 020.| Blylhcvillc, n. I FIREWORKS Crispy Cold Fruits Vegetables, Watermelons CARTERS Grocery Market > North 6th Ojinn 7 l>aj'.s a St reel Week Arkansas produces 1.500.003,000 board feet of lumber annually. Manila Legion Nine Defeats Tennesseans MANILA, Ark., ,luly 5—"Trigger's Boys," local unit of American Legion Junior baseball, knocked out Jackson, Tcnn., Juniors here yes-' terday by a onc-i>ohil mnrgni. With the score lied al the first of ihc ninth at 8 nil the visitors were rc- lircd In one, two, three order. Jimmie Smith, Trigger's first sackcr, was walked and Carl Thrcl- knld sacrificed Smith to second. J. T. Harris drove Smith homi> with a line drive near cciiier field to give Manila a hard fought game n to U. J. T. Harris. lanky left Holder, held the srjollight in .tlv: fourth when he marie a dcci> running cutch of! Jackie Weber's bat. Harlcy "Iron Hoy" Tilly. Trig- Ser's fnst ball righthander, went Die full nine innings, earning live strikeouts, walking four men, nnd! giving up ten hits. In the second half of the first stanza, J. Martin, yiec-wcc pilrlvr for Jackson, was hurt in n collision nl home, plnle nnd retired from the game. He was replaced on Ihc mound by Jackie Weber, team captain, and shortstop-pitcher. Weber retired three men. walked four, and gave up six hits. The Juniors have played 11 games this season, winning 14 and losing one gnmc each to Little Hock. Hot Springs, nnd Jackson. We offer you o complete banking service: if Crop Production Loans if Farm Loans •fc Checking Accounts if Savings Accounts if Personal Loans if Commercial Loans A- Every Service that a well organized National Rank- should render We Specialize in Making LOW COST CROP LOANS l'> For River-Washed SAND and GRAVEL Phone 965 We Also Sell Good Black Sandy Loam and Dirt for Fills LARKIN SERVICE STATION 219 East Main St. Hul«n Holmes You'll fnirt this n Friendly, Undcr- slnndlng Bank and the vacant chnlr bcstdn each officer's desk is n silent Invitation for you to sit down nnd talk over your business problems with limn nt nny time. Well try to help yon. With the prospects of a bumper crop in sight this year, many Farmers are going to need :norc money to insure a good harvest. That's where we come in. We can supply the funds you need on our low cost crop toan plan. You repay the loan in the fall when you sell your crops. Many of your neighbors have found this plan a paying investment. Why not you? Come in and let's talk it over. You'll find here a friendly, helpful interest in your problems. The First National Bank THE ONLY NATIONAL BANK IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM MEMBER F.D.I.C, NOW OPEN! MlyJIicville's Only Exclusive Used Car Dealer WE BUY AND SELL USED CARS AND TRUCKS TOP PRICES PAID See Us Before You Sell! If You Want a littler Car, We Can Deal! Sue Us Today Bud Wilson Auto Sales Phone 2037 Franklin and Main Sts. 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All at interesting prices. Heavy G. I. Garbage Cans ea 3.95 The perfect answer lo your garbage prnlric. 32- Kal. size of heavy Range metal' witli lid. WATCH THIS SPACE TOACH TrfUKSDAY FOR A LISTING OF WANTED HARPrfTO-OIiT ITEMS AT REAL SAVINGS EXPERT RADIO Mr. Ci:mn is in charge of our Kiu your set in Tor expert repair. REPAIR Inuir Department. Hubbard & Hoke Adpliance Co. General Elcclric Appliances—95cndix Washers . 407 W. Main Blytheville, Ark.

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