The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1950 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 12, 1950
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 1950 Chick's Trackmen Will Open Season At Jonesboro Meet With Friday's practice meet with Hayti called off, the Blytheville Chick trackmen yesterday began pointing toward the Northeast Arkansns invitational meet at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro April 21 as their season opener. The Chicks and Paps were slated to go to Hayti Friday for practice meets with Hayti teams but the meets were cancelled yesterday by Hayti because of the Pemiscot County meet which will be held Thursday. Coach Russell Mosley then nn-+ . nounced Ihat nil Chickasaws would [Dallas Eagles ^Establish New. \Gate Record accept an Invitation to compete In the Northeast Arkansas event Instead of entering the Mlssouri-Ark- aiiFas-Illinols Relays at Poplar Bluff, Mo., April 22. Chicks Withdrew He said that the Chicks withdrew from the Poplar Bluff meet because of an Arkansas Athletic Association ruling which prohibits an Arkansas'school from competing in an out-6f-statc meet in which three or more schools are entered ' and minor league opening day at- unless the meet has been sanctioned I tendance record set in * football by the National Federation of High s t a dliim. "~MM» TRAINING CAMP BRIEFS By the Associated Press DALLAS, April 12. (AP) _ The D.ilias baseball club returned lo its home (icld todaj' with a new Texas Hand Picks Bosox in American With Yanks and Tigers Strong Schools. To check on the Poplar Bluff meet, he said, would take loo much time and he decided on the Jonesboro meet instead. The Chicks entered the Joncsboro """" '" " tt " e iurra lo lt > meet last year and finished third ' l on Bowl b * thc aPP«»"»«e in total points and they will bo forraer major league stan out to tetter this mark this sprint;. About 25 schools of Northeast Ark T ansas are expected to compete In the Jonesboro meet. May Practice Friday More than 50,000 persons turned out, last night to watch the Eagles open the season with a 10-3 setback i at the hands of Tulsa but many of i those folks were lured to the Cot- of nine who played lo the first Tulsa batter. Dizzy Dean started on the mound for the old-limers and proceeded I to walk Harry Donabedlan, tlie i first Tulsa batter, while Charlie But Coach Mosley stated" that he i Grimm, Charley Gehringer. Travis may line up a practice affair with Jackson, Home Run Baker, Ty Cobb, Paragould for Friday. Paragould has i Duffy Lewis and Trls Speaker held re-Instated track after several j down the positions In the field. year's layoff and will field a team . Mickey Cochrane was the catcher In the. District Three meet which j After this the official game was will be held !ri Jonesboro April 57. ; started with Donabedian batting hit the Cot- P«r»ould today or tomorrow In an . lon Bowl>s 75009 sc!ll n t , to . ; sare w onaedan b Mosley said that he planned to | again, this lime getting a hi contact Coach Sandy Sandford ntl Dallas had hoped to fill the scheduled it will be held In Paragould. •" Paps Meet -Haytt Coach Earl Stabler of the Papooses said that his team would go .to Haytl Tuesday afternoon for a dual meet which would officially open the season for thc Juniors. It will be the only competition for the Paps before the district event at Jonesboro which will be held In conjunction with the senior meet. The Pap's and Chicks worked out for' the first time on their new practice track yesterday. The quarter-mile dirt track was cut yesterday, morning on ttie'slte of the proposed new "high school on North Tenth Street. The oval was cut for use during practice sessions only this season. day attendance record but In show- hat Hits city could support big eague baseball. The old opening day, attendance ecord lor the league was 16,018 set by Port Worth In 1930. While Dallas set a new minor eague opening day attendance rcc- rd it may not have beaten the all- .Ime attendance mark. In 1344 Baltimore and Louisville played before i2,833 in a little world scries game n Baltimore. Just how many actually were In ;he Cotton Bowl hasn't been de- .crmined.-The tickets have not yet jeen counted. But if all who bought tickets attended, the all-time minor caglic attendance record was broken. Thc total number actually sold was 54,151. BEST EVER John Marshall set four world and three meet records winning three Nalional Amateur Athletic Union championships in Yale's Payne Whitney pool. No swimmer ever put on such a performance. He is a 20-year-old Eli freshman from Australia. Exhibition Baseball Results Testerday's Results Boston fA) 5, Louisville <AA) (nine inning tie) Cleveland (A) 6, New York <N) 1 Detroit (A) 8, Little Rock (SA) 0 5, Indianapolis 7, Wichita M, Greensboro Falls THE BIG PARADE—Crowded akirTi follow the Cambridge, in lead at left, and Oxford crews over the rough four-mile court* from Putney to Mortlake on the Thamea. Cambridge won the Wth rowing of the world's oldest collegiate boat race by three and one-half -lenfthi. The Cantabi prevailed by • quarter-length last year. By J:uk Hand 4 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 12. PI— The Boston Red Sox look like he class team of the American League with awesome power and enough pitching to win the pennant after two close misses. All they need swift boot out of the starting gate. Joe McCarthy, away from the world series since 1943. figures to get, the Sox off fast and slide home Oct. 1 with H little to spare. Marse Joe knows he can't afford another logy start. Just as a warning, we handed out the same Red Sox pennant pick the last two years. Look what happened. Cleveland in '48 and the Jo* McCarthy y an k cc s last summer didn't pay any attention. New York and Detroit probably will make the most trouble - with, heir line pitching staffs. The Yanks also have, that "strong bench" to iclp In case of emergencies. Cleveland has too many Infield ifs" despite prospects of great seasons by pitchers Bob Lemon and Mike Oarcia. Lou Boudreau and Joe ordon must come back to make the Tribe contenders ail the way. Philadelphia's sore arm epidemic Sports Roundup H.fb FmttertM Jt. Indians Release Third Baseman Kenny Keltner TOPEKA. Kas.. April 12. (/P)— Kenny Keltner, third baseman for the Cleveland Indians for the last 12 years, was given his unconditien- al release today. Manager Lou Boudreau conferred with Keltner last night in his hotel room and broke the news. Keltncr went to the Indians from the Milwaukee Brewers. "It was the hardest job I ever had to do as manager, "said Lou. "We'd been playing together for 11 years." Keltner now may-' negotiate for himself with any team as a free agent. He was release alter Boudreau conferred with Hank Greenberg, general manager of the" Indians. TOPEKA, Kas,, April 12. (/f>^_ Larry Jansen loomed today as Manager Leo Durocher's choice to hurl the New York Giants' opener'next Tuesday, against^" the Bostoi Braves. Durocher ' Indicated a week ago that Sheldon Jones would be given the honor of hurling the inaugural at the Polo Grounds. But _ Jones was whacked pretty solidly! by the Cleveland; Indians in a live-: • Inning stint yes-v- Urday. Larry J»«ea Jones was charged with nine of Cleveland's 10 hits and gave up three runs, Jansen, on the other hand, has been rounding Into form after a.slow start and has always pitched well against the Braves. Cleveland won yesterday's game, ATLANTA. Ga., April 12. (AP) — "The only thing 1 told Dick Jones this spring was to find me an extra-point kicker and a piano player," chuckled Robert Lee Dodd, Georgia Tech's football coach. . "I sure do like to have a pi?.no player on my team. The boys have more fun out on the road." . . . Diclc Jones, Tech's No. 1 talent "co-ordi- nator", chimed in: "I've got one, coach—for two years from now He's down, at a little high school in the hills now and he's good. When he gets through with football I'm going to sign him up for a radio show." '. . . Dodd, besides elng one of the south'* best oaches, seems to get more fun out ' it than anyone else. ... He was ooling around with some splIt-T lays early in spring practice but for his seventh year of professional cooled off the. A's as flag hope. Dick Fowler New York (A) (AA) 3 St. Louis (A> (BS) 3 Brooklyn fN) (Car) 0 Boston (N) 10. Cincinnati (N) Philadelphia (N) 9. Memphis (SA) ^ Brooklyn (N) "B" 8, Ashevllli (TS) 2 Philadelphia (A) 7, Washington 7 (11 inning tic) New Orleans (SA) 4, Chicago (A 3 SI. Louis (N) 5, Chicago (N) 0 Todaj-'s Schedule Boston (A) vs Roanoke at Koan- oke. Va. Detroit vs. Chicago (A) at Memphis, Tenn, (night) Philadelphia (A) vs. Raleigh at Raleigh, N.C. St. Louis (A) vs. Gainesville at Gainesville. Tex. Washington (A) vs. Durham at Di'rham. N.C. Boston (N) vs. Richmond at Rich- mnrid. Va. Brooklyn (N) vs. Baltimore at Baltimore, Md. (night) New York (A) vs. Cincinnati (N) at Cincinnati. O. Cleveland fA) vs. New York (N) at Topcka, Kas. Phllndclphla (N) vs. Louisville at Lo'iisvillc. Ky. Pittsburgh (N) vs. Indianapolis If Joe Coleman and are In serious trouble, they are In tough shape. The other clubs are Just in there to fill out the race. Zarllla, Goodman In Lineup As for Boston. McCarthy thinks he is in better shape with Al Zarllla in right field and Billy Goodman on first. Neither was playing last opening day. There Is no reason lo believe that Ted Williams and Vcrn Stephens, each of whom drove In 159 runs last year, will not have Rood seasons. Second Baseman Bobby Docrr. nt 32. is In his best spring shape In years. Dom DiMauRio looks fine. As does Johrniy. Pesky since hi* ,. return to the-- Hncup. Birdie Tcbbetts will have catching help from veteran Buddy Rosar, Nobodv expects Ellis Kinder to repeat his 23-6 record. Still he should he a consistent winner. Me Parncll should be Just as good anr more help is to he expected from Joe Dobson. Maurice McDcrmott Chuch Stobbs, Dave Ferriss anc Walt Masterson. In addition McCarthy has better bullpen notentla in Al Panal. Gordon Mueller and Chfrley Srhanr. Here's the war U looks from here: 1. Fostnn 2. New York .1. Detroit i. Cleveland S. Fllarlelphla S. Chicago 7. SI. I.oulu fl. Washington Beer Permit Suspended LITTLE ROCK. April 12. Arkansas Revenue Commlssione Dean Morlcy has ordered suspension of the retail beer permit of Snringdalc cnfc. The owner. Scb Williams Jackson, was accused selling beer to minors. at Indianapolis, Ind. Chicago (N) vs. St. Louis (N) Houston. Tex. THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE NASH FAMILY IS ON ITS TO YOU irntch for nomvihing mh»ntutf.lfj nrir at FRIDAY, APRIL 14 SHELTON MOTOR CO. Bill Dudley Signs 7th Pro Contract Krskine Shine* BALTIMORE. Md., April 12, (/T Carl Urskine, who has been having his troubles this spring, selected an opportune moment to come through (or the. Brook'lyn Dodgers. With Ralph Branca and Jack Banta sidelined with ailments. Erskine boosted his stock-with Dodger ' manager, Burt Shotton, with a neat one-hitter against Greensboro of the Carolina League yesterday. Erskine had a no hitter until two out in the eighth. He faced only 31 batters, striking out seven and walking three. Erskfne also got four hit In five times at bat as Brooklyn won, 22-0. • : . Niarhos Hart CINCINNATI, April 12. (XP>—Gus NIarhos is the latest New York Yankee to meet with a mishap. The catcher was hit in the face by thrown ball during yesterday's pre-game practice. It left a cut on his right cheek. The Yankees beat Indianapolis, 5-3, yesterday. The Detroit. Tigers' George Kell played It straight late last season when fans asked him who'd win the American League title. He said the Boston Red Sox. .So the I a n B; Jumped down his; throat lor disloyalty to his o»n. team. J "This year I'm,, n o t making t h e< same mistake," { ' said George. "I'm I picking Detroit — * not jusl to the (a neck bt_ I think we have G*Mft Kell a. good chance." GAINSVILLE, Texas., April 12 (fi't —The regular- season is just s week away but prankle Giistlne still hasn't sigtted a contract with the St. Louis Browns. : - Asked when he planned to have a conference with President Bill DeWitt, the third baseman replied: "I don't know, but I guess I had better get around to it soon, A pay check would come in handy." us o eepii ans off rnyj' but because*— ockct Billiard Zhampion Dies PHILADELPHIA^ April U. (AP) — mdrew Pona, three-time winner >f the world's pocket billiard* tltl« rid one of the dame's most popu- players died y e ' t er d »y • In Hannemann Hospital. He was 47. Porizl was stricken with * heart attack two week£ ago. His death came less than a month tier that of another lamed cue irtist— In the same hospital. Ralph 'jreenleaf, 50, one of the top play- >rs of the game and It-time* world champion .died of a cerebral herhor- . rhage on March 15. ' " WASHINGTON. April 12. (AP) — , "Bullet Bill" Dudley is signing up ave them up Just because of that. . . "I'll retain the basic play, the uartcrback keep," Bobby says, "but hen the spllt-T is working its a inning game and I like to throw. \c ball. . . .The fans In-Atlanta* ant lo see that, too. ... _/ You ' day. now. I think I'd stop coaching if couldn't throw.* 1 ' '• ; football, and his first with the Washington Redskins. The former all-America from the University of Virginia signed a one-year pact for an undisclosed salary, the Redskins announced to- Dudl( , y WM obuined by thB n< , d . Hlj Only IfVeakne-M Dodd, who itseri tn be tulle a Golf fan, frit to talking about the Masters tournament mndjthe tray Jim Ferrier's r»me fell apart at the finish. That's whir Bnb- quit the |f a m e — "There's )UKh strain In football. I'd rather RO flshlnjr, so I can really relax. 1 ' . .,. Bat he. added h« had played In nne match that showed him how Ferrirr mnsl haye felt. . Seems the boys had heien wagering a few pennies Mi their game and they piled np until er- erytljlny depended on one twn- fnot putt. . . . The player punched at U and the ball died six Inches short of the cap. ... As it trickier! tn I skins two months ago from the De- I trolt Lions in a trade. Dudley entered pro football with the Pittsburgh Stcelers in 1942. He twice led the National League in g'round gaining, in 1EH2 and in 1946. Fruits By Cold Weather LFTTLE ROCK. Anril 12. f/H — The Crop Reporting Service said today cold we&ther has damaged peaches and strawberries, especially in Northwest Arkansas. The outlook generally is good, however, the report said tn Its first .. . 'bulletin of tbls season. The sum- sCop, the suffering i mary covers the week ended yes- golfer turned to his partner said: "Hnnrat to tosh. I hit U wtlh every ounce of strength In my body." terday. Weather during thc week was generally favorable for farm work. MKMPHIS, Term., April 12. (iPj— The Philadelphia Phillies' flag hopes were rtdtng high tortaj thanks to a sparkling six-inning no-hit performance by young Curi Simmons. The lean lefthander, a $65,000 Hop for" three seasons, pitched near perfect ball for six innings yesterday against the Memphis chicks of the Southern Association. Another southpaw, Ed Wright, .worked the last three frames and permitted two hits. Thp Phils won, 9-0. Zoldak Goes Seven TOPEKA, Kas., April 12, f>PH- Manager Lou Boudreau today had a Cleveland pitcher who. v had" gone an entire exhibition game. : But aside from that he was not cheering" too strongly about his j supposedly top gain pitching staff, j And even the distance Sam Zol- j dak went yesterday was not the regulation game.-The left* hander ; worked, only seven innings as the Tribe beat-the New York Giants, 6-1, in Wichita. Additional innings were called so both teams could catch the Topeka train. Only two of Boudreau's first line chuckers Bob Lemon and Early Wynn, look ready for the start of the American League season. Boudreau hopes that Mike Garcia, Bob Feller and Gene Bcarden will be ready, but he doesn't know. Culis Talk Trade HOUSTON. Tex., April 12. (/Tj— The St. Louis Cardinals and the ihicago Cubs once again revived the talk nbouL a possible trade. Wid Matthews, Cub executive said the club would trade either of its veteran catchers, Mickey Owei or Bob Scheffing, for a starting pitcher. Red Bird Manager Eddie Dyer declared he would not give front-line starting t pitcher foi either of the catchers. Dyer added that no trade conference with the Cubs has been held nor does he have a appoititmen for one. Volselle Overweight HOUSTON, Tex., April 12. The return to winning form Pitcher Bill Volselle would lift.con sidcrable weight from the .shoulder of Manager Ftankie. Frlsch of th Chicago Cubs. But first, Voisell must lift some weight" from hi m trisect ion. Big Bill, obtained by the Cub- from the Boston Braves for ported $50,01X1 and infielder Gen Mauch, has reduced from 240 to 22,, Dutch Leonard,'.the Cubs vetera pitcher, asked Volselle, what he tH Walter Johnson and Robert Lefty) Grove four times led the American League In both won arid- osl percentage and earned runs-, during the winter to keep In trim, "I hunted," said Bill. "Hunted for what?" asked Dutch, "Place to sit down ..." May Mlsa Opener ROANOKE, Va,, April 12. UP)— Boston Red Sox catcher Birdie Tebbetts may be unable to open the season behind the bat. He suffered split [inger yesterday and will be out for some time. The Sox are scheduled to play the Roanoke Red Sox, a Boston farm, here today. Balk Rule. Licked MEMPHIS, April 12. <A*>—Manager Jack Onslow of the Chicago Whie Sox insists he can lick base- ball's'balk rule if- the pHchers learn| to follow his method. "I keep telllngS the ktds to coimt! five." he said. "Ifs they c o m e ~ to a^ full stop in tt delivery and count^*-^-'^ five won't have/ any balks called! ^ ^ ^...^ on them. But they\. -• '' r j^ 1 '*''^^ start counting__S * J* * v/'^ when they leave J ac k Oiulow the hotel." "Say II With Flowers' 1 BLYTHEVILLE FLOWER MART Memphis Hiway Phone 6MI Gcftrjda ULeaninpt j be distance only—so it should have Earl Mann, who operated the At- ' been « seven, . . . Gletma Collett ,anta Crackers as nn independent Vare, recently elected to gall's fem)all club for yearfi. Isn't too happy about his new hookup with the Braves. They've only provided about one or two useful players. . . . Pittsburgh's Dapper r>an Club is planning to show off home boy Ezzard Charles In a heavyweight title ri ef c nse IhU summer. . ; . Fra n_k 'Muscles) Stranahan, the golfer, spent considerable time talking to George (Brains) Halas, the pro football maestro in Phoenix last winter. Frank reports enthusiastically: "t'c has some very i lnlerest- ing ideas about physical conditioning." . . . The golf pros still arc commiserating Herman Barron on his mistaken count of eleven at one hole in the Masters. Seems he charged him with a stroke pcmlty each time he hit into thc water when under the new rules It should inine hall ol fame, ployed the Augusta Country Club course the other day—and took a trimming from her 11-year-old son, Ned. BIG DISCOUNT on brand new 1949 APPLIANCES : . , ..... . > -\. • ; The '50 models are here so out go the '49's! Whil« (hey last you tan get bis discounts on Kelvtnalor refrigerators, ranges, walcr hcators ..Apex washers, dishwashers, dryers, kitchen cabinets' and sinks. Also 1 1950 Kelvinator Va>:gc offered a< special discount hecause the porcelain was sightly chipped in shipment. HURRY! E. B. GEE SALES CO. Kell Picks Tlsrrs NfEMPHIS, Tenn., April 12. 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