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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 6, 1946
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PAGE MX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JULY 6, ItMG Southern League One and Two-Run Margins Decide Friday's Contests. 'ATLANTA, Ga., July 6. (UP) — Southern Association teams last night really hit mW-season form with tight pitching and fteUHng, as two games were decided by a kme run scored In ihe last Inning and two games by only two run margins. The eight teams averaged only three runs each In the following games: MemrSiis 3, Atlanta Zi . Little Rock 5, Birmingham 4; Mo- I bile 3, Nashville 1; and New Orleans 4, Chattanooga 2. Southern League observers pointed out that this was definitely post-war baseball down South. The chicks' Byron Cook outpitch- ed Paul Cain and -Dcwey Adkins for the Crackers, although both teams hit safely nine limes. Artkins, who came into Ihe game In the sixth, was given the loss. • Don Kerr went the route for (he Barons but weakened In the ejghlh and ninth and gave up all" live of his' runs. Three were scored 1 the ninth for the victory. Jim Mains, coming into the game In the eighth, was (he winner for Little Rock. * Tlic Mobile Bears slipped single runs across |>orlodlcally to edge out Nashville behind the eight hit hurl, iiig of Paul Mlriner. Veteran Leo Twardy lost the game. In Ihe other tilt >ast night, Waller Emola outpitched Luis Alomi and Jim McKinney of the Look outs for the Pel victory. All teams travel today for to morrow's doubleheadcrs. _ Baseball Fans To See Double Bill Sunday Baseball fans of Blythevlllc and nearby communities will have an opportunity to see their favorite sport here tomorrow at 1:30 o'clock when the Blythcvillc Tiecr Indc- ndents p'av the stkoston null- ogs and the Blythcvillc Junior merlcan Legion team will play the araway independents Hi the sec- nd game of the twin bill. Right-hander Frank Ellis will art on the mound and nllly Chiip- .n will be behind the plate for he Tigers. The Tigers have won Ine games this season and ilrop- d only one. The Tigers have been strengthcn- 1 by Diirl Wilson, who plays sec- nd base. Manager Marshall nlucknrd will tart J. A. Lloyd or ». J. Mcl-cod n the mound and !'. D. Foster bc- Ind the plate for the Juniors. Stanley Hood will return to left leld, Berry Allen to center field ind Randall Workman to right Held ifter « few switches. I,croy S'tim- icrry will return to first base after filching and winning the last two sanies against the Hot SprHHis Trojans and the Osccola Junior.',. The local Juniors have played Caraway once this season and cle- cated them 0 to 5 behind the pltch- B of Rnndall Workman. The Blythcvillc Lctflan team has von its last three games. Mount/men Hang Up Better Records in Big League Parks British Open Gives Sneecf Deserved Win Her Lucky Number—13 NEW YORK, July (i. (UP)— In last place when the Cincinnati Baseball experts, embarrassed most' teds Ix'al the Pirates, 4 to 3. The Braves and Phils were not chcdulcd. 30 37 39 38 42 45 48 49 Pet. .041 .549 .641 .519 ,SUO .444 .422 .395 ~- BY OSCAR FRALEY -"United Press Sports Writer JNEW YORK, July 6. (UP)—Ten years late, Samuel Jackson Sncad had swallowed the apple today. Sam, the lean, loose-limbed Vlr- glfijB hlll-bllly with mountain music, in hts swing, has a long time getting it down. So long, in fact, that most people had given up 1" the disappointing decade since his heralded hike down out of the Blue Ridge "JJut Sam showed them yesterday in'winning the British Open by four strokes.-He knew, too, what he needed, y;Wch provided addiWonal pressure as he bored through tornado-like wind to victory in a strange country and on an unlam- ijiar course. ' -It was a perfect spot for one o his famous blowups, Hie kind which In iccent years have marked hin as- a man without moxlc. Kicking away the big ones in the'clutcl had become a specialty for the tal .fellow who put golf to poetry. The trouble, they said, was tha this apple came up. Because they have been predicting great things for slammhv Sam Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAttUK W. L. Atlanta . 55 Chattanooga . 45 Memphis - 46 Nashville 41 New Orleans 42 Mobile 36 Birmingham 35 Little Rock 32 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Brooklyn . 40 25 St. Louis 40 31 Chicago 37 32 Cincinnati 33 34 Boston :.. 33 38 Philadelphia 30 3fi Pittsburgh 29 41 New York 30 41 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Boston 52 New York 45 Detroit W Washington . 3G Cleveland 34 St. Louis 34 Chicago 27 Philadelphia 21 of the season because they said pitching would decide the pennants —they claimed the Cardinals had It and the Yankees didn't—were losing that foolish fccllnts today. For a while their predictions had worked out backwards, as the Card pitching was bad and the Yanks' good, nut, results of last night's games made the predictions look :>clter for the remainder of the ECason. The Boston Red Sox, who have much l>ower ami a reasonable amount O f pitching, Increased theli American League lead lo T,i tames by whipping Philadelphia, 5 lo 2, while the Yankees ran completely out of pitchers at Washington and took a 8 to 1 pasting. Yankee pennant hopes revived early this week as they beat the BO.SOX twice with fine pitching Jobs by Spud Chandler and Floyd ITCv- ens. and were helped Thursday when Joe Page hurled an uncxpcct. ed but welcome shutout over Washington. Bill chandler and lievcns can't work every day, and the Yankees must play just about every day. They called on Mel Queen lust night to make hts first start since coming out of srcvlcc. Washington welcomed him with four hits m the second Inning and scored four runs off him. plus two off his successor, Bill Wight. Al Gettcl and Ernie BonhHin finished in great style, but Bobo Newsom of Washington also was having n good night, Newcomer and that was that for the Yanks. The Cardinals' Harry a Krcat money pitcher been having a bad Brcchecn, who has season, came hrouBh with a seven-lilt shutout hat was better than Claude Pas- two-lilt Job, us the Curds won over the Cubs, 1 to 0. The vic- 22 30 32 34 40 3fl 13 40 .648 .503 ,536 .429 .465 .455 .414 .423 Pet .702 .600 .556 .514 .459 .466 .386 .300 Hustlers Hit Stride to Top Wilson 7 to 2 The lay Eich Chevrolet Hustlers, leading the Bb'lhcvllle "Y" sotUMll league, defeated Wilson 7 to 2 lasl night at Wilson behind tlie excellent pitching of Brwln Jones. Jones jiitched a one-hitter and never had to bear down or was never in a jam. The Hustlers collected 11 lilts off the Wilson pitcher with A. C. Bunch and J. L.. Johnson leading the attack. Each got two hits In four trips to the plate. Manager Joe Whltlcy's Hustlers was the first team from lilylhc- villc to defeat Wilson after they iind handed the Ark-Mo Power Reddy Kilowatts and the Mont- lioinery Ward Cracker-Jacks sot jacks. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE No games scheduled, NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia at New York. Cincinnati at Chicago 12). Pittsburgh. nt St. Louis, night. Brooklyn at Boston, nlgM. AMKKICAN LEAGUE St. Louis at Detroit. Boston at Washington. New York at Philadelphia. Chicago at Cleveland, night. CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So 1Mb" Week nays: Starts at 7:M p. m. Billy, three-year-old pedigreed pointer, looks a bit surprised, but the's quite proud of her first family—13 lively pups. She's owned by Gus Baraco of San Francisco. cut- Brooklyn's lead lo six . , run scored iti lhe eighth on one of Pnsseaus two walks. A long single that put the runner on Ihlrd, tory ^ Th Brcchccn's in. Ions fly brought and him The their They scored four runs In the Right h ncd Sox victory came in usual style— a big lulling. New Owner Takes Charge Of Poo! Hall r.dded vcfrii;ci'iUlcux equipment, rearranging the serving bar and rc-dccoratiug. Mr. Day arrived in Blythcvillc In March, Ifi43, as an aviolion cadet at Blythcvillc Army Air ens. will assist Mr. Field. He received his commission in May, 1943, and remained at tile field ns ii pilot Instructor. A veteran of four and a half years the Air Corps, lie received his discharge in July, 1045, at' Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam- no! W. Day of Darlington, Mil., he made his homo there prilr to Artuv service, and was con- nccUi with Philadelphia Electric Company ns electrical engineer. He and Mrs. nay, the former Miss charlyn McLcod, Plan to move soon lo their home at 1500 Hcarn, which they recently purchased. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George w. McLcod. Alec Shelby, who operated the Billiard Parlor for the McCutcli- Day. Last Time Today DOUBLE FEATURE "Beyond the Pecos" Hod Cameron, Fuzzy Knight "Unwritten Code" Howard Freeman, Aim Savuffe Serial: "Haiders of Ghost City" Chapter 13 Also Cartoon OWI. SHOW AT 11:30 P.M. "Frozen Ghost" l*oii Chancy, Ann Sothern Serial: "Captain America" Chapter 3 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 3, Atlanla 2. Little Rock 5 .Birmingham 4. Mobile 3, Nashville 1. New Orleans 4, Chattanooga 2. NATIONAL LEAGT7K New York 1, Brooklyn 6. Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 3. St. Louis 1, Chicago 0. State Colleges Exempt From Compensation Tax LITTLE ROCK, July 6. (UP) — Ally. Gen. Guy E. Williams ruled yesterday that Arkansas Stale College of Joncsboro was not responsible to provide workmen's compensation insurance for its em- ployes. ; •- -•'..'•.- - -,. •• . • . •.. i i * p ','.'. was ferrMc^ »>.:, th'j ' after being held to three h>s in .seven innings by Dick Fowler. Joe Dobson and Tex Huglison collaborated on tlie five-hit triumph. Hoy Cullenblne continued as the j hottest hitler In tile majors as lie got two more homers In Uc- trott's 7 to 5 conquest of Cleveland. Cullehbine got three round-trippers in Thursday's doubleheader. He drove in four runs lust night, and Hoot Evers bailed In two runs. Cliff Fanning, a rookie making hi s first start In the majors, came up with ;1 two-hit 1 to 0 victory loj: St. Louis over the Chicago White Sox. Fanning singled in the ninth, and went around on hits by John Lucndcllo arid Vern Stephens. Brooklyn, which has suffered rough treatment all year from the New York Ginnts, took another bitter pill last night, losing, 7 to 6, when ex-Dodger Goody Rosen batted In Johnny Mlze vrfth the wining run in the ninth. The Barcfool Mallard Promoter Mike Mcroncy's all •itiir irmt show Monday night will feature Ilcci Roberts and Happy Davis against Don Rodrlqucz and Barefoot nallard in a tag match at the Legion Arena. All four of llic mnlmcn will tip tlie scale." at 200 or over. Promoter ATeroney has Iwokcd these big huskies so the funs can witness some ronyh and tough grappling. Roberts, a Little Rock undertaker, has wrestled here many /times before nnd promises the *> fans plenty of aclion with choking am slugging his favorite holds. Uavls us partner, is a newcomer but jig, lough and always ready foi ^cllun. Itocti'iriucx wrestled here alxni four years ngo. He is lough and I il Mexican. Barefoot Ballnrd Is newcomer ami always wrestle minus his shoes. Donald H. Day has assumed management of playmorc Billiard Parlor, 217 West Main, which he purchased from O. W. Me- Julclien and family. The new owner has made sev- ral interior improvements, having AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 7. Cleveland S. Washington 6. New York 1. Boston 5, Philadelphia 2. St. Louis 1, Chicago 0. "JIMMJE" PARKS Quality Cleaners I'romnt Pick-up and Delivery Service * Phone 3555 for Better Cleaning-Pressing 428 West Ash Used Ice Refrigerators - 50-75-100 Good Used Singer Sewing Machine—sews like new NEW CEDAR CHESTS—New Perfect Sleeper Innercpring Mattresses— Box Springs Alvin Hardy Furniture Co. 301 East Main Phone 2302 Ail oar Employ«s are War Veterans. Sunday and Monday "As Thousands Cheer" In Technicolor Mickey Kootiry, Ked SkeUon Also News and Shorts , . unkncSvif.'ric "siibslrfaterr as a fo ers took an early 5 to 0 lead but blew It ns New York scored five In the sixth inning to Bo ahead fi to 5. Pittsburgh replaced the Gla'nls bo'fol in a match which included Lawson Little. Billie Burke and Johnny Goodman. Only three holes changed hands in lhat match,' and the 22-year-old Sncad won two of them. That's wren he hit the winter tournament trail with his fortune, a hard-earned $500. in his pocket. And coming from . out of nowhere, this hill-billy with the liquid style won the Miami-Baltimore Op- (Where en iri his first start. Before the j cxkt winter caravan reached the end of .the trail he was an accepted star, •with additional victories In the Oakland and Bing Crosby opens and other high placlngs which paid off second best of the year at J. LOUIS CHERRY iUprewntlnf York Life Insurance Co. BIjthcYille, Ark. Williams pointed out that F citic exemptions set out in the statutes Include the State of Arkansas and each of its political subdivisions. Tlie college was held "a exempt Irom the insurance because it is a state institution. Williams also ruled that « circulated petition was necessary lor the consolidation of school c'.lstricls certain conditions do not "He'll win the national open with. in two years," said canny Gene Earazen. "He'll be one of the greatest we've ever had." Other veterans sided with the Connecticut squire, paging SiTead as another Bobby Jones or Waller Ha gen. i But . il wasn't that easy. For as • the years rolled 'by the colorful mountaineer became a favorite — jet never a major winner. He could cop the little lournamcnts but always the lump seemed lo come up just when he was ready to cash In. He held that consolidation could not be made without petition unless there were less than 120 days J of school in the two preceding school years, and that there was an average of less limn 10 students in dally attendance lor the 1 same two years. Attention, Farmers We have for Immediate Delivery Butane or Propane Gas ^ WRESTLING WASHER SERVICE Philip Frrl Vicaam Cleaners, Finn, Ironi and Small Appliance* Repaired. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. 3. W. ADAMS. Mgr. Phone 20T1 200-08 W. Main HOWS YOUR RADIO We Give 1 to 2 Days Service on any Make. | We'll Make It Work! Fred Callihan Phone 2642 We Call For and Deliver Authorized Motorola Radio Sales and Service 106 South First St. Blytheville Legion Arena Monday, July l f 8:15 p.m. Aclnlt5, 3fic, Tax 9c—Total 45c. Itcscrvcil Seals 12c, Tax 3c—Tola!, 15c. Children's Scats 12c, Tax 3c, Tola], lac. Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on Red Roberts - Happy Davis n. Barefoot Bollard -hCjon Also 2 One-Fall 30-Minute Matches RED ROBERTS vs. BAREFOOT BALLARD HAPPY DAVIS vs. DON RODRIQUEZ Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Last Time Today 'Gentlemen With Guns" luster Crabbe, Al "Fuzzy" SL John Serial: "Junele Raiders" Also Shorts SATURDAY OWL SHOW • "The Body Snotcher" Saturday Midnight Show Saturday 10:45 p.m. Bela Lusosi, Henry Daniel, Kdltli • Atwatcr Also Shorts FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Continuous Show Sunday "A Song to Remember" (In Technicolor) Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde .. a PARAMOUNT NEWS fcl Also Shorts '^ J RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box cflke opens at 7:00; rietan starts at 1:15. LTIV&TORS '395 Also CULVERTS 12 inches to 48 inches -for Cotton, Corn or Cane, Priced at . ,.-..,.i...-.••••- -.- We are Dealers for For River-Washed SAND and GRAVEL Phone 965 ' W« A/so $•(/ Good Black Sandy Loam and Dirt for Fills LAIKW SERVICE STATION 219 East Main St. These Cultivators should save their cost ^ In Four Days Use v> APPROVED, INSPECTED AND BONDED BY - S THE STATE OF ARKANSAS ^ BARKSDALE MANUFACTURING & MACHINE WORKS Phone 2911 — Blythcville, Ark. THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 691 OSCEOLA, ARK. Last Time Today 'Tumbledown Range Arizona" with the R:intc Hasten I.KON ERROI. Comedy Chapt. 8 "Haunted Harbor.' in SATURDAY OWI, SHOW Starts at 10:30 p.m. with Ray MiIIand and Marjorie Reynolds "Ministry of Fear" Roseland Service Station STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS OPEN SUNDAY — GAS 20c George Davis, Manager Hi way IS West CASH BUYERS for YOUR PROPERTY! For a quick sale sec me. I have buyers for homes. List your property Avith me. My commission is &%. I have no sidelines. H. C. CAMPBELL Office 128 So. Second Phones 446 or Z9M Sunday and Monday Tuesday "CORNERED" vilh Dirk Powell. Walter Slezak and IVIiclicIen Cherrcl UKO NEWS and COMEDY New theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Wecfc Days 7:00 p.m. Sit.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent. Showing "Comfortably Cool" Saturday ^ "Whispering Skull" ' with Tex Hitler Admission He and 30c SATURbAY OWL SHOW "Glass Alibi" with Paul Kelly and Arute Gulnn Admission ., 14c and 30c Snndav and Monday "Sailor Takes a Wife" with Robert Walker and ' June Allison NEWS AND COMEDY

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