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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 5, 1947
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8tt BLY1HKVH.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS! THURSDAY, JUNE 5, Bayou Bombers Blast Lowly Pebs 'Laurel, Miss., Folk • Turn Out to Honor of the Pelicans ^ATLANTA, Oa., June 5. 'UP) — It'-s an Did adage on the diamond •Cthat the quickest way to Jinx, d ' :une is to , give one of. .Us Irall- r;osse'rs « "night," init,'you couldn't prove it today bv New Orleans' brawny j,dot Prcd Walters. The Laurel. -Miss., backstop, who j?ot ".his chance- as a tactician »l i Umisulle m' 194G when the regular n>entoi ua-t suspended, was hoiior- ' ed last night by 3 delegation from his hometown. Laurel Mayor Carroll Gaitis declared the day an official holiday, allowing businessmen to shutdown operations- a head for 'New Crleans. And Mississippi's chief executive, -Fielding L \Vriglit, also was in the rtands to '.vatch the show. Before the contest, the 32-year- old Walters ambleJ out, to home plate to receive a wrist \valcli and luggage from his Laurel Townspeople. Then ' the husky six-footoi showed ins charges how to dynamite ft jiv-.x by Wasting °<it i> < loll ~ hie ^ind two scorching singles four trills to pace Ins Pels to an. 8 to."3 conquest over Little Rock. The explosive power of the Bayou! Bombers' offensive enabled lefty | Ton! Sunkcl to coast to victory as, he PD>. down the Pebbles on elRht; blows. ' 'However, determined hurling by, Petr; McGlolhin allowed Mobile to eke out a 3 to 2 decision over the louring, Memphis Chicks and. remain within five Raines of the • pace-setting pels. Shutout over the '.first six frames, the Chicks responded 'With two tallies in the seventh when McGlothin momentarily weakened. But thereafter the ..youthful slabber remained firmly in control to win his nine-hitter. •i-;. Ki Ki Cuyler's efforts to prod ''his Atlanta • Crackers into third Kspot before hoisting the IMS pen- ,'nant at Ponce de Lean park tonight were stymied by solid clmck- One-Boy Show BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTIIKKN Now Orleans: .MobilK Cliutiaiioogn AllaiHii Swiss Scmdwkh y-t AMEitlCAN Del mil . Kc.v York St. I. 'nils Riliih Follis slruck out 13 of 21 batters pilchinc seveii-innintf no-hit game won by St. Francis do Sales Mich of Detroit, 10-0. The Hi-year-old hit a single, double, triple nnd home run driving in eight runs anil scoring two. He also is a capable catcher. Gome Dodger Knocked 'Out' But He Robs a Pirate of a Homer NEW YORK. .June 5 (UP)—I'cle Reiser, the pame little trouper of the Dodgers, lay iti a heap below the concrete wall Hi center field, the official scorer had credited Cully Rikard of the Pirates with a home run. and Kbbels Field—for ing by Vernon Curtis and Bill 'Kennedy in the second 'game of n : : twin-bill last night. Earlier, .the I'?. Crackers smothered the visitors 11 '.. to 4 behind the left-handed tossing •of Forrest. Thompson, lint in the nightcap it was n different story .Ventirely with Atlanta stnvlcr Stan West charged with the 7 to 1 setback. Atlanta remained a game and a half behind 'Noogn. C- 'Fifty base hits were smote in t . Slagtown last night during a dou-j bleheader between 'Nashville and •''. (Birmingham, nnd it all ended in a draw. The visiting Vo'.s romped. .off with the first contest 1 to 11 • only to drop a 9 to 7 decision 'o a Cleveland homer. Yanks Defeat Timers The Yankees ronrcd back with 1(1 hits Rood for 3!i b:iscs to defeat the Tigers at Detroit 17 lo 8. after losliiK the opener, (i to 2, ,on timely I'itliiiT by the ilengals who made six hits Rood fo.- as many nuis. Reiser was unconscious when ! Two Tiger players, Dick Wakeficld team males reached him. but still "ml George Kelt, went out of the first game with injuries. Wakeficld Iwislcri Ills knee and Kcll suffered deep cuts on his \\M\t\ .vhen spiked by George sthnwcir.s. The Yankee made, five homers, their runs in the first Rjime coming on round trippers by Tommy Ilcivucli nnd Aaron Robinson. Robinson. Billy Johnson and pinch-hitler Frank Colcman hit second game homer, Eddie Mayo lilt a second grime Detroit homer The veniarknble Athletics, bat'- ling for a first division spol, put over seven runs In the llth Innliu; lo defeat the White Sox nt Chicago, 10 to 3. Don Richmond, who lia<| none into the big inning as a ]>inch-rnnner, stayed around to bnt in three of the tallies with a uase- once—was like a cemetery. clutched firmly in hi 1 ^ ylovc was the ball he rind risked his ncrk to catch, and the scorer hastily marked Uikard out. Today there was fear that the home run Rikard didn't RCI. .niny liave cost Brooklyn another tins . I For pistol t'cie, the bin eun of the ' Dodgers lay in Brooklyn's swed- ish hospital, with injuries described as "bad conc.ussions and laccra- lions along the right side of the hcnd." When revived last night Reiser said he had no recnllcctlon of anything except "cntehing that fly". The Dodgers, with Prewec Reese, -supplying most of the punch on a grand slam homer, won the costlv game ,9 to •!, moving Into n virtual lie for Hist place, four points behind tlie deadlock Cute and .Giants. Bruce EXlwnvds also hit a homer with onp aboard nnd Ralph j Branca, who was otherwise effer- I tive in scoring his sixth victory -He struck out nine batters. Cast r:ff Philips llostnn Cnsloff Charley Harrelt. wh<> won Memphis Golfers To Compete With Blyfrhcville Stars Wendell Eaton, pro of the Blytho- villc Country Club announced today that the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.. of Memphis will send a golf team to iDlvlheville Sunday lo play members of the D'.j'lheville club. En ton staled that the Firestone Club is -a fast team and that ho planned to match his best players with them. The Memphis team will compete In the op;?n tournament, to be staged here in 'August, he said. Eaton turned in a scorching 10 under par C4 for 18 holes yesterday which is believed to he a new course record, he said, lie shot four birdies and five par holes in the first nine for n 33. and six birdies nnd three par hole 1 ; in the last nine, for a :il. New York Chicago . Brooklyn . Boston . .. Pilt.sburgli . Philadelphia. .St. Louis , . Cincinnati . clejtring triple. Homers by Ted Williams ttutV Sam Mule gave the Reil Sox a 5 to 2 victory over the Browns at flt I «nls. Alter Walt Jmlnlch had tied the reore at two-all in the fifth AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 0-8, New York 2-17. Philadelphia 10. Chicago 3. Cleveland 0. Washington 2. UuMun 5. St. Louis 2. LEAGUE W. I. 25 10 £3 18 n 10 21 21 .; 20 2.1 17 20 20 24 Ifi 23 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. 23 17 23 17 24 1M 23 19 182'.! 19 23 IT 24 18 25 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE M'ibile 3. Memphis 2. -New Orleans 11. Little Rock 3.- Alhintu 11-1, Chattanooga 4-7. NusUviile 7-1, Birmingham 1-9. NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 9, Cincinnati 2. C)ii:;!i'o 0. New York 0. Uronklyn 9. 'Pittsburgh 4. Boston 3, St. Louis I. Today's Games SOUTHERN I J! AGUE Memphis at Mobile. , : Little Rock at New Orleans. •Nashville lit Birmingham. Chattanooga at Atlanta. Saliba Niine Loses Softball Game To Missouraans The Fitzpatrick Jewelers girls softball team behind the five-hit on n two run homer. Williams came [ pitching of Mary Lou Perry, defeat- NATIONAL LEAGUE rilts'.mrgh at, Brooklyn. Cincinnati at Philadelphia, two. C!iic:i[!0 at iNew York. two. St. Louis at New York. two. AMERICAN LEAGTJIE •Philadelphia at Chicago. Washington at Cleveland. New York at Detroit. IOn!y games scheduled) Bobby Locke Favorite LANOOVER. Md., June 5. <U!"Bobby Locke of South Africa, was a prohibitive favorate to win -he $10.000 National Capitol Open '•)day, — and looked the purt after registering a blistering 33 in it nine- hole practice round yesterday. the Osceola I.cgio.i t'-a'ii :u.-l will returrt here for a J.MSIU- ijainniny afternoon, 'fhe.v will join !..>>' to jonc.sboro Eund.iy l>jr .1 ; :n:rle game with the .join-sbo;-.) I.i';!iu:i- naircs, which will win.1 ui> llwii 1 Northern tour. Playinji heads up (luring .soccer match in Zurich, Switzerland, this trio tangles while making play for the ball. Tommy I.awlon ot England, hits the ball wish his head while Swiss fullbacks uml Gygi-r put on the scjucc^e. England lost, 1-0. • the re.irons in the afterpiece. The •split verdict left Nashville In fif'.h. with Pirminghnm, ^Memphis and •Little-Rock bringing up the second :.,. division rear. All series are resumed tonight , on|y uvn Rfimrs wUh th( , cntdimds , French-Owned Horse Wins British Racing Event BPSCM DOWNS. EnR.-, ft. tDP)—Madame P.' Corjiere's Imprudence scored an easy' fivc- leu^lli victory today in the CaV:s. England's tpre'mier race for ;lhree- 'year-old fillies, marking the first time in 35 years that a French- owned horse li^s won. May. L. B; 'Holiday's Nclherton Maid was second by two lengths over Lord Roseberry's Mermaid, a a crowd of nearly l.COO.OOO, including King George. Queen Elizabeth back to hit his 12th round tripper in the sixth and Mele's two-vim blast provided the cxlva margin in the eighth. \ last season, same back to plague tlKin nt Boston, hurling a sis-hit,! Yesterday's Star — Plul Riraito 3 to 1 victory for the" Braves l]i,«' "»' Yankees, who made seven which Nnnnv'Fernande/. and an- lllls - "'eluding two doubles as New other ex-Cardinal. IJaiwy litn-Wler, I York split with Detroit, wmnliig provided the winning ninriln witli 17 lo l! ;| f tor losiiifj. « lo 2. irrcfstve homers in IHe sixlh. The Cubs squared accounts with the Oiauls nt New York on the tour-hit pitching of Hunk IJorov: 1 In a fi fo 0 triumph. Bill Nicholson it a homer. The Phils defeated the Reds for the sixth Hmc in seven Cards Win Soffbali Content From Eagles 13-8 games, n to 2 " nt iMilVideliintii as Ken Hchu/cl- After tyine tnc score at S-all in man yielded six lilts and his mates, Iho first of the seventh inning, the pacrrt by Del Euuls \it\ci e.ot three- i Junior Cards ivuslictf across five sinclc?. made 12 off three Cincinua- '•• "- •-•-••- •- • • old ti hurlevs. Dob Feller, burninir iu his fnst one again, w r on his first p.ame .since May 18, beating the .Senators. G to 2, nt Cleveland on cialit scattered hits. lie struck oul seven batters nntl aided his cause at bat and Princes Eiizibeth.'jammed the[ w tih two doubles nnd °°'' vns - - • . scoring three runs. Pat OLD TRUCKS LOOK NEW ins hi Hie righth frame lo hnml tlin IJHio Eagles their first ctefonl- iu the .Junior Hifjh School Softb.ill Leas no pl^y by the scorn of IS to !! at Walker park ycstcr<laj' aftev- 110011. 1). Wnlls \veut the tJLstancc for the Cards and Hopper pitched for tho :i sinulo. ! T r :i^!r.s, Heid si I so lotl his team -it iocroy hit the plate- with two hits in four ut- — j templs. Hoslctler lf*tl the Ladles nt | the plate. eel a visithi" Kcnnett, Mo., team 17 lo 3 at Walker Park last ni^ht. The Fltxpatrick linrlers showed ! yood form in baffling the Kennell I hitters while her teammates were thumping Helen Willis, hnrler for the visitors for 11 hits and profiting on Kemict-t errors for the necessary runs. Shelton, thirrj baseman for the Jewelers, ted the field at the pinto rapping out three singles in four trijis. Banisler led Ihe visitors with two singles \ii three trips. ivtiolcsulcvs Kefvatcil The Raliba Wholesale nine bowed lo the American Legion tentn of Sikcston (i to t in last nights second Kamc. with ijamsi'v. Sikcstou hnr- cr turning in a three-hit performance Harvey Dorris • started on tho mound for the Wholesalers hut was Soffball Teams To Meet Tonight 5n Walker Pork After dropping their first decision of 1 he season to the Owens Drug icaiy, the Sam Johns nine will try lo get back in the running a s they meet the back-sliding Phillips Motor team in tonight'3 Lipht santiblastins is n UP\V way of clojiniup ciTgs ij\ the poultry industry. - relieved in the fifth inning by Jack i lilts, Whittle. The Lrfiionaire.s seorcd one nm in evevy inning except the first witli the Wholesalers collecting ' their lone tally in the fiftl? frame. Grain. Rikcslon riqlit fielder, hnm- ered lit the sixth inning; with the bases cmuty to nace lii=: renu in hitting. Harvey Dorris, Ed Hall ar.J | Roy Cininhifilinm accounted for the Wholesalers three binglcs. first. !;amc of the 'Blytheville 'Y's City, Softball 'League at Walker Park. The re-vamped Charley's Electric team will play Owens Drug in the second name tonight. The Johns-Phillips tilt has a!l the ear mnrkliiRs of being a closely contested affair with the Johns nine holding a slight edge. The luckless Motormcn. after having won their first tilt of the season have lost i.their three tallowing pimes mostly through bad breaks. With the 'Electricians .showing mnch more spirit in the past two tlic Owens nine may find I hem harder tlian they are ex- 1'ectiiiR. The Electricians came up off the cellar floor lo win their last, two games and move in ! .o fourth place ii- the league standings. The Druggists, however, have shown crrat form in winning their last three straight contests. Thcv lost their opening tilt to the ifi'i- I Rue-leading 'Loy Eich squad but i have served notice to all teams in Manila Downs Juniors From Hot Springs The Blytheville co!i-;n PJcheis wilt plf.y the Hot Springs Amcii-- can Legion junior baseball team at the Air Base diauond this ;if- tcvnoon at 2:UO. The Hot Springs nine bowed to Manila in their firs 1 .. M:^;i-^ippi County game yesterday afternoon by the score of D t» 'i. "Boasting a lot of lefi-handcd pitching power. \\v. Hot Spriiv squad hns turned I.M :i ni::c iccorti so far this season. They held the Hot Springs Bat!n?3':i. v. meinbei of the Cotton S'.nt.C'j LrnEun to four hits but- los: th-i tilt G to ~ eurlier this season. Bob Mullen, ac,; rifIlihan-.ler the Cotton Picke' 1 .-:. will start the mound a"ainsi ihe spa tean with Kenneth Mcivitt, anot righthander and Don B'.nicil. a south jv.iw, staiKii:!!; by in ciisc Mullen runs Into troublo. Other members ol tlio Cotton Pickers lineup w>:i be Leo:! Ashby, first bnsc; Jack Duel" 1 ;, .second ilnicted at the A'.. 1 Ba:;e and wi >e ready in tim-2 for ;his after- loon's tilt. The diaxvuul is locatcc 11 l!ie Northeast -.-ction of ihe Air Base next to the Votcr.Viis IIous- ng quarters. Blenchers I;:.v3 bc-e:i erected :> he new 'liamtm-l and plenty o >arking spree will be available t- the spectators, whitley said In the event '.int. ir.e diantonc "should not be ready by game time this afternoon, the game will b< moved to walker Hark. Joe Whit ley, manager of the Cotton Pick er.i. staled. The Hot Springs niiie will go t Osccola tomorrow for ri er:ine wit]; Homer SrnUh. short Clifton Wixso-.l, Uvivc! b.\?e; Charles Lutes, leit fiend; Homer Ward ccnlcr field; Bill Lonu. right field; and Lloyd KooiU/. catcher. A new cliamon-j js being con- the league that they are still in the.' running. !er r Aching, Perspiring Fee Amnxinp- Ketici' In 5 Minute Satisraclion or Money TJac Don't worry about how Ion I you've V)rr.'rt troubled or how man oilier prepnrntions yon liuvo trip: Moonc's EtneraUl Oil is the 01 in-eparntion that will help yoi painful aching feet ami lielp kce Ihsni free of coin and C'lllons tro\ blcs that you'll be able lc go an} where and do anything in absolu foot comfort. So dependable is Moon»" ( ; Erne r.ld Oil that thou.s;nuls of bottles a sold evsry year. Wood Drug C sells a lot of it. FOR SAL Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofiivg, Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Oscepla Tile and CULVERT CO. We Deliver 1'lionu (ill5 New Theater! Manila's Finest Shows kfliRY NKJ11T -Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Day.i 7:01! p m. 8at*-San. 1 p.m. CouC Shoeing Last Time Today "LADY iN THE LAKE" with Robert Rlaiitgnmery * Lloyd Xnlau Also Shorts Kriclny "TWILIGHT ON THE R!0 GRANDE' A Itepulilic, fir-tnti! • with C'icuc t\nlry Also Short Snujfcls ' CASH You Gel $100 $150 $200 $300 $500 $750 $1000 Monthly Payments For 12 Months} $9.25 13.88 ,18.5O 27.75 46.25 69.38 92.50 J Endudof Credit Ufa Insurance MOh IN A H T/tc rates you can see for yourself. Come in or phone. 173 W. ASH ST. BLY7HEVILLE Phone 2928 •™"™»^^^^^i^l^™ IEY UftRY GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION .» Here's a \yay to make old trucks look new—quick. Drive them in and say, "J want an Appearance Reconditioning Job done on these fellows." And you'll get it. You'll get perfect fining new International fenders, radiator grilles, hood sheets, doors, glass, hardware, headlights, bumpers, bumper guards and sent cushions—just what you want to put your trucks in shape. Next, paint jobs if the trucks need them. The cost? Not great. The result? Marvelous. Act now. Get your trucks "Appearance Reconditioned." GET THESE TOO, WHEN YOU GET YOUR TRUCKS "APPEARANCE RECONDITIONED" Hot Walcr Hcolcr and DcliosTers • Seal Covcis • Etilon Eloclric Road Sond«i» • SaF-T-Slcp • SOS Fitc Guard • Whiz A^lamolivc Chemicali • Spol liali's.FogVigVli and • Clearanco Ughlt, Flagi, Fiord, Directional SignaU, olher Solely Dovitos. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks Still & Young MOTOR COMPANY l.inpoln-Mrrcurv Healer 112 W. WMmil riionea niythevlllc, ,Vrk. Oiicn at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 1:30 T.asl Time Today "Rainbow Over Texas' Roy lingers, Ccnrgo "Oaliliy" Hayes' :ui(l Dale I^v.irjs Fox Mtiviclnnc N*'ws Also Slittrl Sulijr^cl^ Advertising h the Spark Plug of Business, And Good Business is What Makes Good, Steady Work! Other Ways Advertising Helps You: 1, Brings you better goods for less money; 2, Makes shopping more pleat* ant and easier. 3, Htn given j s thov/oild's highest standard of living: %AfHEN you read tlio advcrtisiuig in " * this issue— tvlierecer you read or hear advertising—remember Uiis: Advertising'^ job is to sell goods. Poor sales mean pay cuts, layoffs, fear and worry all through the family. Good Bales mean steady work, pay increases, promotions, peace of mind for all. For when advertising sells goods, there's jttst naturally more rorlc lo be done. In the factory that makes tlw goods. In tho mines and on the farms that produce the raw materials. In the transportation lines, stores and husi- iicssc's that handle the goods. Yes, mid in the banks, insurance companies, machinery houses, real estate firms, builders, etc., that, service that factory. It's a never-ending chain. So be grateful for advertising for bringing you fine products at good values. But most of all—thank advertising for making your inb more sccurt. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Friday nnd Sntiuvhiy ' "STARS OVER TEXAS' •)<lrtic Dean nnil liis 1-or-ic "I'lnsll" Snrial: "]);\iij;1ilcr (>r »nn <i" Also Slll>rt^ R.ITZ THEATRE Ark. Wcilncs<];iy & Thursday "You Came AJong" * »i.,, m Knhcrl C'nmnnn»s. J.ipaljclh Scotl News aiul Cnnicdy Friday and Saturday "TRAILING DANGER" with Jnhnnv Mack Brown lull ('hai)ter "Maiilmut "f Mystery ' Ulaiul"

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