The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 9, 1946 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 9, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVIUjB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Nashville Vols Show New Power Home Run Barrage - Builds Greater Hopes for Pennant. 7 »» • ».- *^»' ^ATLANTA, Ga.. July 9. (UP! — The Nashville Vols appeared lo be the three "greatest imciiurs in case- the Vols of old today and It may ball were on the side of the cocky he that Larry Gilbert has at last, I American Leaguers, who rode Into hit upon the combination that will the game nt Fvnwny Park wilh p. overtake the leading Atlanln Crnck. |3 lo 1 edge over the Niitlonal • Diamond Stars All Set for Annual Battle BOSTON. July 9. <UI>>— High hopes— and little else—rode will) the National Lrague entry In the 13th annual major longuc nil-star gnme todny. Tradition. the horiie park, and In rn and bring another pennant the Tennessee capital. •Last night, Pete Thomassie, Cy The tradition that favored American League was the pnsl record of eight and Tour do- , ee masse, y *>«« ^ tigm vjuiuuy.^ mm iour tic- Block and Bill Manning exploded feats In the classic which began with successive home runs In the hack in 1933 as a "sideshow" al- fifth inning lo sink the Little Rock traction to the World's Fair In Travelers 6' to i and brins the Vol Chicago. '' raveers 6 to i and brins the Vol cago. home run production mark to seven '''he home park factor was 1m- in two days. I porlant. Only U'lce since the classic phur foil Out cor R»ne>. _. _____ _ ' At Chattanooga, the hammered out a 10 to 2 v'n over the Memphis Chicks and ollmbert back Into second place as the Chicks dropped down Into third. Southpaw Max Wilson went all the way for the Lookouts and was never In danger as he scattered seven hits along the route. At Atlanta, the New Orleans Pel, leans pounded the Crackers' ace southpaw, MeGowan, [or eight runs in seven innings and then added three more off Emit Lochbaum to frounce the Crackers 11 to 3. The Pels garnered 15 safe blows whlls Southpaw Jesse Dnnna let the leaders (town with eight. At Birmingham, the Mobile Bears continued their winning ways by scoring tw 0 runs in the eighth Inning to whip the Barons 5 to 3. The game was a hurling duel between the Bears' Pat McGlothin and John Meketi of the Barons. McGlothin Was touched for six hits while his mates got but -five ofr Meketi but the latter got poor support from his backers who committed four. errors. ' Tonight, the Travelers and Vols meet In a doubleheader nl. Nath- vtllc while the other clubs continue their series with single games. TUESDAY, JULY 9, 194 6 Auto Racer Forgets Mighty Important Item And Loses on Final Lap ATLANTA, Ga., July 8. (UP) — George -Robson of California, t?io decent Indianapolis Speedway wln- rier, had a 50-mile race at Lakc- *ood Park in the bag yesterday but he had neglected one important item— to fill his gns tank. Roaring home on the 49lh lap with the judges waiting to nag him in •,-flrst. Robson's racer sputtered to » stop— out of gas. Ted Horn" who had bested Robson in a Fourth of July feature on the same track sreakcd past the stalled car to take flrst In the good time of 30 minutes 22 seconds. Tommy Hinnerschitz of Reading Pa., and Bill Holland of Bridg"- port Conn, .picked up second and third place money. Home's win was game: , AMERICAN LEAGUE DiMaggio, Boston, cf Pesky, Boslon, ss Williams, Boston, if Keller, New York, rf Docrr, Boston, 21) Vcrnon, Washington, lb Keltner. Cleveland. 3b Hayes. Cleveland, c Feller, Cleveland, p NATIONAL. LEAGUE Schocndicnst. St. Louis. 2b Ennls. Philadelphia, If Hoff, Boston, cf Walker. Brooklyn, rf Kurowski, St. Louis, 3b Mtze. New York, lb Cooper, ,Ncw York, c Marlon, St. Louis, ss Passeau, Chicago, p Umpires—Summers and Rommcll (AL); Ooetz nnd Boggess 0 (NLI. Yarbro Yanks Take Game From Lutes, 10 to 1 The Yarbro Yanks defeated the Lutes Store boys 10 to 1 at Ynrbro Sunday behind the four-hit one- run pitching of Grover Whittle. McHaffey, Bud Lutes and Wright were the losing pitchers wllh Ihe Yanks collecting 24 nils. Mnrlln Grlffen nnd Orover Whittle tied for batting honors. Griffcn Cot five hits lu live tries and Whittle got three for three. Whittle struck out eleven batters. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 6, Little nock -1. Chattanooga 10, Memphjs -. New Orleans 11, Atlanta 3. Mobile 5, Birmingham 3. NATIONAL LEAGUE Open date. (All-Star game.) AMERICAN LEAGUE Open date. , (All-Star game.) Nashville Batters Hit Three Consecutive Pitches for Home Runs NASHVILLE. Tent)., July 9. (UI'» —Check the record Ixwks, hoys, and see |f you can find a baseball stunt lo equal Ihls. Last night Pete Thoma.isle, Cy Block and Hill Manning, of the Nashville Vols, hit consecutive pilches for home runs against Little Hock Pitcher Bob l?aney In tin- fifth Inning. Nashville won the Southern Association game, 0-1. Barefoot Boy Uses Toe Hold To Advantage Barefoot Bnllaid and Don Uod- rlquez defeated Hcrl Roberts and Happy Davis last night In tne Legion Arena on Promoter Mike Meronc.v's weekly mat card. In the first fall, Ballard displayed nmazins strength as he threw Roberts all over the ring. iiodrlqucz was taking body slams from Davis when he got a Jack- -tnife and pinned Davis In 15 mln- ulcs, It look Ballard, the young giant, only five minutes longer to eliminate Roberts with a Jim LOII- lon toe hold to win the first fall. Ballard eliminated both Davis and Roberts In the second fall with Ills favorite hold, the Jim London :oe hold, It took 15 mlnulcs or tl'.e combined efforts of Rodriguez anil Ballard to work Roberts over enough for Ballard to elimHiaic -•1m with his (avoritc hold. Ballard made short work of Davis with the same hold. Davis won Ihe preliminary bom with Rodriquez In 17 mlnulcs wllh hammcrlock. Ballard dcfcaled Roberts In five minutes with his toe hold alter some lively action. "Man Mountain" Ballard showed tremendous strength as he urnlic hold after hold by expanding his muscles. Girls' Softball Results Seem A Bit One-Sided The O. K. Crr> softball'team cie- frnlcd the J. C. Penney company girls' team 13 to 0 and the Fitz- patrlck jewelry store team deftat- c<| the Hart's Bakery team 19 to 0 in a twin bill at Walker Park last night. M. Whittle pitched a one-hit shutout for the o. K. Cab team Aired was the losing pitcher, b*lm : the victim of a 9-hlt attack. Sophia nevlll was the leading hitler for the o. K. Cab Uam with two hits In t'.vo tries, while Wilson led the Penney team with one hit In one time up. Panky pitched a no hit-no run shutout for the jewelry Store team In the second game. B. Hawkins, \i. Hawkins and McBrlde tied for batting honors for the Pil/patrick team with each setting two hits In three tries at bat. Wilson wns the losing pitcher, (Jiving up 10 hits. Memphis Golfer Wins Praise of Bobby Jones ATLANTA, Ga., July 9. (UP) — You can take it from one of America's greatest golfers of all time, Bobby Jones, that Gary Mlddlecoff, Memphis amateur, Is one of the best looking golfers, amateur or professional, In the game today. Here Is what Jones ha s to say about Mlddlecoff, the Army Dental Corns captain: "He has a really welUroundcd Hustlers Meet Cowboys Tonight In Softball Game The !_oy Elch Chevrolet Hustlers, leading the Blytheville "Y" sponsored City league gcftuall teams, will play the Owens Drug Store Cowboys and the Ark-Mo Power Corp. Reddy Kilowatts will piny the fiallba Wholesale outfit tonight at Walker Park In u double feature ;)ronmm. The Hustlers have won three straight games as compared to no losses while the Cowboys have won one and dropped two, Joe Ferguson will start on '.he mound and J. L. Johnson behind the plate for the Hustlers while Ted Fisher will pitch and Stabler will catch for the Cowboys. The saliba outfit has" won two and lost one game while the Kilowatts have lost three ami gained no decisions, J. Whittle will he the probable starting pitcher for Saliba and Ed Hall behind the plate. Bill Hawkins and Billy Culllson will make up the battery for the Kilowatts. game. He's tremendously long ott the tee and -his Irons are fine. When I played with him, his short game wns right in the groove and he was sticking them dead to the pin. He had some tough luck In the Masters at Augusta—a few bad holes which kept him from finishing right up there .with the top ones. As I remember, he led the amateurs by a safe margin." The NATTC already has ceased training of aviation specialists and has shipped its training equipment to Memphis, Tcnn. Cotton Ginners Let us jiiil your typewriters, adding machines and other office machines in shape before Fall. Our repair work and cleaning done by an approved mechanic. Every Job Guaranteed WE SERVICE ALL MAKES Send Us Your Machines Today For Prompt Attention SAMUEL F. NORRIS PRINTING OFFICE SUPPLIES ROYAL TYPEWRITERS 122 N. Second Formerly Acton's 32 $1SOO B ,; xiii " W " S lncrc lh ' W)lb ? rl °' T "- wharve The Port of New Orleans has VJ miles of contliiuo'is I steel transit sheds, i-linc wharf system in .more than Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Atlanta .............. 5R Chattanooga Memphis Nashville New Orleans ......... 44 Mobile .............. 39 Birmingham ......... 35 Little Rock ......... 32 46 47 43 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Brooklyn ........... 48 2G St. Louis ............. 43 31 Chicago ............ 39 33 Cincinnati ........... 34 36 Boslon ............. 34 40 New York ............ 33 41 Philadelphia ........ 30 39 Pittsburgh ........... 29 44 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Boston .............. 54 23 New York ....... ..... 47 31 Detroit ............. 42 32 Washington ......... 37 36 Cleveland ........... 35 42 St. Louis ............. 34 41 Chicago ............. 29 44 Phllndcliihln ........ 22 51 The girls .ranging from 11 to \' years old. have formed a "for women only" baby beef club, and arc (ceding Herefords, Angus a Shorthorns. Pet. .nao ,541 .534 .524 MS .464 .407 .381 Pet. .64D .581 .f)49 .4flfl .459 .44P, .135 .397 Pet. .701 .TO3 .568 .507 .455 .453 .397 We have for Immediate Delivery Butane or Propane Gas FLAME CULTIVATORS "flow to save money on your electric bill" Second in a Series by Phincas Q. Twitch, cmin<;r.; -for Cotton, Corn or Cane, Priced at e. %* These Cultivators should save their cost In Four Days Use '$' ^ APPROVED, INSPECTED AND BONDED BY \ W v THE STATE OF ARKANSAS * ? BARKSDALE MANUFACTURING & MACHINE WORKS Ice Cold Watermelons Peaches CURH MARKET East Main Street CHICK THEATRE *Nhtn Happiness Costs So Little" Week Days: Starts at 7:30 p. m. Last Time Today 'Imitation of Life" with William Hudson Clamlpi.te Colbert Also Comedies Wednesday & Thursday DOUBLE FEATURE "RATIONING" wilh Wallace Beery and Uorothy Morris "Meet Miss Bobby Sox" with Bob Crosby and Lvnn Merrick Also SHORT Open 7; .Starts '7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Tuesday PAL NITE TH Tell the World with Lee Tracy Brenda Joyce Serial: "Hap Ilarruran" ;\ '• , Chapter I ! ALSO SHORTS Wednesday & Thursday Bud Abbott A- Lou Cnslello in "HOLLYWOOD" News of the Day Also Shorls Phone 2911 — Blytheyill*, Ark. -S -A&. i. : Throw awny your electric clock' and buy a sun-dial. Of course, it won't wake you up for work, but think of the fun you'll have trying to figure out what time it is — on sunny days, anyway. And you'll be saving about Sc every month 1 At that rate, you'll linuc /lie sun• 'dial almost paid for in only 41 years! 3 Donate your electric washer to tin orphanage and slavt doing your wash by hand. In one month, you'll actually have saved 8c! At the end of a year, you'll have almost enough money to pay for a good strong washboard, which you'll be needing by then. The exercise will do you worlds of good, and keep you out of mischief for hours ' *nd hours at a time. ~ " ' ' Turn off your radio during "The Electric Hour" on Sunday afternoon. Of course, you'll miss a wonderful program, but you'll save a sixth of a penny every time you do it. In a year, that's nearly 9c. And there's no music so pleasant as those coppers clinking in your pocket ! • Wofch for more of Ihtst practiced money-saving fjggmiions by Dr. TWrrch. He nutty k*owt hit tvbjtt). W« hope hf'll help you r*o.Vi« how many /obi etacfricfry do** for you md how little if cotfs for each. " ~ = ._ ._' J !-_!.RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:00; •tarts at 7:15. Last Time Today "CORNERED" wilh Dick Powell. Waller Slczak and Mic)iclcn Chcrrt'l > RKO NEWS and COMEOY Wednesday & Thursday DUKE of WEST POINT" with .loan Fontaine PARAMOUNT NEWS & COMEDY New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT V Mallnce Saturday & Sunday |i : Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.». j Sit. -Sun, I p.m. Cont. Showing j "Comfortably Cool" Last Time Todav "THE FRENCH KEY" wilh Albcrl DckHcr ap.d Evelyn Ankers PI.TJS SERIAL ami COMEDY Admission ............ lOr, and lie & Thnrarlnv "BECAUSE OF HIM" with Deanna Durbln and Franchol Tnne Admission ............. lOc and l

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