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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 16, 1949
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PAGE SIX BI/rTHEVILLE (ABK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 1«, 1949 Shanks Hurls No-Hit, No-Run Ball for 3 Innings But Cotton Pickers Fall to Osceola 10 to 4 Righthander Gent Shanks hurled no-hit, no-run b»H In three Innings of relief last night but hi* efforts weren't good enough to keep the Blythevlltc Cotton Pic ken from dropping i 10-4 decision to the Occeoli Junior Legion nine in « gam* played it Hale Field In Oeceola. Shanks took over the pitching* duties for the Pickers In the seventh Inning and he set the Osceola batters down without a hit in the next three inning* but M» team males couldn't get a rally underway and his brilliant, rtllel effort went lor naught. Lefthander Don Bunch opened on the hill for the Pickers but wlldnesjs lent him to the bench in the seventh frame. In the six innings that h« worked, Bunch give up only three hits but ragged fielding by Ms team mates cost him the ball fame. Osceola Rot only two balls out of the infield, all night, one a lly ball which was caught and the other a base hit. The lanky southpaw who has always had trouble with his control went along fine until he blew his control late in Ihe sixth. Otho Weathers went Ihe distance for Osceola and was touched for eight hits but good fielding by his team mates kept him out of serious trouble. Osceola grabbed an early Irait »'ilh a single run In the first inning and two In the second before Blytheville broke the ice with one ruii in the third. In the fourth. Osceola added another tally and exploded for five In the fifth and two In the sixth. Blythcville's other three runs came in the fifth inning. S«nny Stires and Alvln Duclos led the Pickers at the plate with two hits In four trips each. Warren Weinberg. Osceola first baseman got two for three to lead his team at bat. Luxora's scheduled game with Caraway yesterday atte r noon postponed because of wet grounds ind Manila's game at West Memphis was re-scheduled for tonight afler rain forced Its postponmcnt yesterday. Sunday afternoon the pickers are slated to play Luxora here -with the geme getting underway at 2:30. The game probably will he played on the Air Base' diamond. "Box score: OsceoU V Softballers To Return To Action Tonight Teams of (he Blylheville Y'« City Softball League will return to action tonight with a double-header scheduled for Walker Park. The first game is set for 8 o'clock. Both the defending champion Sullivan-Nelson nine and the Blytheville Motor Company Motormen, who are in a red hot battle for second place In ihc league standings are slated for action In tonight's doubleheacier. In tonight's firsl game the Motormen will do battle with the Holland Lions and In the second Sullivan-Nelson's Chevrolci Boys will meet Ihe Raa>iback Drive- In nine. Tuesday night's games In the league were rained out. forcing the league leading Ark-Mo Kilowatters the Jaycces, Phillips Motor am Owens Drug to be idle this week. The standings: Team \V. I.. Ark-Mo .......... S 0 Mlytherllle Mnlor.. 4 2 Sullivun-Xelsnn . 3 2 llollund ......... X i Phillips Mcilor . ... 'I 3 Jaycees ......... Z 3 KazorbaL-ks ...... 1 4 Owens Drug ...... 0 5 Pot. 1.000 Mm .-100 .400 Charles E. Sims, Named Coach of Burdette School Mill cf Weinberg Ib Spires 3b Watson 2b Stevens If White rt Harrison sa - Weathers p Haskett t Totals Blrthevill* Wires 2b-lb" O'Neal, ss-2b Buclos cf Hay c' Bunch p-rf Csllis If Shnnki rf-p Holland rt Dyer Ib Phillips ss Hopper 3b Tot»U AB 3 3 3 5 4 5 f, 4 2 34 10 3 AB 4 5 4 4 3 4 2 2 3 1 4 Bartholomew Holds Lead in Skeet Shooting George Bartholomew held on to tiis lead in the shooting for the Guard trophy In skcet shooting at he Blytheville Gun Club last week by running his mark to 93 breaks nit of 100 targets. But close on the heels of Bartholomew is L. L. Ward Jr., who is only three behind with 90 out of 100 and c. Or Redman who Is a close hird with 85 out of 100. The trophy will be awarded to the marksman vith the most break out of 200 targets this month. In trap shooting, Ward holds a slight edge over Bartholomew In shooting for the Holcombe trophy, with Ward having a mark of R6 breaks out of 100 and Bartholomew with one behind with 85 out of 100. Individual honors diaries E. Sims L. H. Autry, superintendent of Burdclie schools, has announced the appointment Charles E. Sims of Wc.,t Memphis as atliklic director for Burdette High School. Sims, who will graduate from Arkansas State College In Jonesboro Ihi.s summer, will assume his duties Sept. 1. The appointment ol Sims is parl nf the school's athletic program expansion, Mr. Autry raid. He wtl direct basketball and physical education at the school. Mi 1 . Atltry also announced tha work on Bnrclette's new $40,000 Kyimiiisium will get underway li Ihe near future and is expected to be completed by the opening basketball season next winter. Barons Trounce Memphis Twice; Crax Edge Pebs shooting went to Ward in skeet with 25 straight breaks and Hunter Sims and John White with 24 breaks each. In Irap. Cecil Eails and George Bartholomew ran 49 out ol 50 during the week. By The Associated Press Birmingham swept both ends of (ioublchcacicr from the Meinphl Chicks, -1-2 and 7-4. Wcdnesda night and pulled within one per ccntaRC point of the Southern As sociation lead. The nrst-plncc Atlanla Crackers pulled one out of the fire at Littl Rock. 5 to 2. Two games were rained out—Mo bile at Chattanooga and New Or leans nt Nashville. The Vols arc third place. Jim McDonald turned in a six hit pfrlormnnce to Rive the Kavoi Ihe first victory. In the nightca last week's Birmingham third baseman Fve City Playground Baseball League To Open Saturday Approximately 75 boys are expect ed to participate in games of the Blytheville Y's city playground league which will open play Saturday. John Staples, playground director, said six teams have been linec up and that all boys ol ages 12 through 14 are eligible to compete in the baseball program. First games will be played at Walker Park. Little Park and the High School Park. Other parks arc slill under construction, Mr. Staples said. AH contests will be played on Saturday mornings ami will begin at 9:30. Saturday's games follow: Lutes Store vs. Maloney Park at Walker Park • Promised Land v». Liltie Park at Liule Park Yarbro vs. David Acres at High School Park • A complete schedule will be published later. Armoref Tigers to Play Two Games on Weekend The Armore] Tigers will play^-two games this week-end, one on the road and one at home, Manaeer Marion Dyer said this morning. Tomorrow night, the Tigcr.s will meet the strong Victoria Red Sox under the lichts of Hale Field in Osceola and Sunday afternoon they will meet the Manila Cardinals at Armorel Park. Livestock Hntfield clouted a home run n triple, batting in three runs. Lloyd Gearhart's grand slam lion er won (or Atlaula, The Ti'avele WL-IT Icadjng, 2 to 1, when tw u'ntks and a single londcd the base for Genrhai-t in the eighth, Bathers Get Catcher HOT SPRINGS, Ark., June 1 (tV\ —John Gugcila. catcher and ca tain or the ID-19 University of,H nois ImsrtKtU team, has been sign by the Hot Springs Bathers of t Cotton Stales League, the club a nouuced here yesterday. The Chicago lad. who earned thr letters in baseball at the Univc slty of Illinois, is to report, to t Bathers today. / NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III.. June 16. M'l—(USDAI—Hogs 9000; market 25 to 50 lower than Wednesday; top 20.50 early; 20.25 late: clay's bulk good and choice 180-230 Ibs 20.25-20.50; 240-270 Ibs 19.5020-25: 150-170 Ibs 19.50-20.25; 100110 Ibs 17.00-18.75; sows mostly 25 cents lower; bulk .sows under 400 Ibs 16.00-17.00; heavier weighis mabily 13.50-15.SO: slags largely 12.00-M.OO: boars 9.00-11.00. Cattle 1600; calves 1100; bulls .steady; medium and good 19.0021.00; cutter and common bulls 6.50-18.50; vealers mostly I.ol) ower. Nothing new has been added ALL KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY Ol» i T Y L I tOUt MASH I.OUISVILI.F. KEKTUCKV NEW HO.V Oin'ns Week Days 1:UU p.m Matinee SalurdaT £ Sunday Sat.-£un. 1 p.m Cnnt- ShoK'Ui Manila, Ark. Shows EVERT NIGHT (,ast Time Today "Chicken Every Sunday" l>:ui llailcy, Celeste Holm Friday "SONG OF INDIA" Turhan Bey Salni Sports Roundup Hu(h rullertea. Jr. NEW YOHK, June 16—<AV- A nitleman who should knov about ich things maintain that, the re- ills of Wes Westrum by the OUnts nd Charley Keller by the Yankees ere at least premature . . . "Keller ouldn't have been t regular with ewark If he wasn't Keller." the ent says. "He was improving, but e needed at least two weeks more icre before he could till with his d power . . . And Westrum should ave lM?en left in Jersey City, where e was working every day, for the ill season. Then he'd be a finished atelier. He didn't hit and he didn't ay in condition In New York last car and he might slip into the amc thing again." . . . The same ource Indicates that Jersey City ms (there still are a few) have legitimate beef against (he Giants r not sending them good material, lit that Newark has no squawk gainst the Yanks. "Hank Work- lan, Fenton Mole and Wally Hood ere the best prospects in the Yan- ee system. They just haven't come lirough this year," he argues. *ightin' Phils Get Fighting Mad; Win for Waitfcus' is Battle Cry Tongue TwUler Dave Rowc, Pioneer Baseball Lea- ue publlcalor, wasn't cerlain whe- iier he was hearing nboul a base- all game or a ski meet when lanagor Walt Lowe of the Pocate- o, Idaho. Cardinals was .sideltnec nd outfielder Dick Czaiilewski re- aced him at frist . . . The Pocat- llo Infield also included Ted Lew- naowski at short and Dominic /arczcvvskl at second . . . With al hose skis, the radio announcers 'ere kept jumping:. Sporlsmention Report from California says Me 'atton is definitely set for a Iracl coaching Job at Long Beach City College, white Oak High School o jongvieiv, Tc.\., which Is scndln all-around star Sonny Mitchell o MU. previously was noted as school with 138 pupils, of whom 9 3lay in the band. Another stor s that llicy gave up the idea o Hlltdlng a goll course on the Whit Oak campus because every tim they rug a hole, oil spurted ou and ruined the green. Slipping, Eh? Patty Stricbeck, sensational 20 year-old Indianapolis bowler, score 1.131 Inr nil events in the city tour rmmcnt this year. She made th same .score in an Elgin. 111., tour namciH and another 1,727 in th Women's International B o w 11 u Congress all-events at Colmubr. . Then .she went home for th Indianapolis Star tournament an scored only 1.127. More Cinder-Oainst In a story about the Missouri Notre name track meet, a Notr Dame school magazine used-a pic lure of Randy Vanct. Missou cinder-path speedster, captioned "Missouri Spinier." . . . Myabe was a natural mistake to tint: a spinster would be running again, the Nolle Dames. AMERICAN ew York ...... Detroit ........ hlladelphla , ., levelanrl ...... Washington . ... Boston ......... hicago ........ t. Louis ....... NATIONAI •rooklyn t. Louis oston . . . hlladelphla ew York ...... Cincinnati ...... 'ittsburgh ...... ihlcago ........ SOUTHERN >tlanla ......... llrmlngham . ... Nashville ....... vlobile .......... .iltlc Rock ...... New Orleans . . . . Jhatlanoogn . ... lemphis ....... LEACUE W L .... 34 18 .... 31 23 .... 29 25 .... 26 24 .... 21 2S .... 25 26 22 31 .... 16 37 LEAGUE W L 33 30 30 31 21 22 24 25 ,.., 2& 25 22 31 ....21 32 ....19 34 l.KAGUK W L ....31 20 ...31 22 31 24 21 26 28 28 ....30 W ....23 34 16 37 Pet ,«54 .314 .537 .520 .506 .480 .415 .302 Pet 611 .577 .554 .524 415 .396 .358 Pel 608 .607 .564 .509 500 .508 .404 .302 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 8 Boston 5 New York 9 Chicago 4 Washington 9 SI. Louis 0 (night) Philadelphia 2 Detroit 1 (night) NATIONAL LEAGUE PitLiburgh 8 Boslon 7 Philadelphia 4-3 Chicago 1-0 St. Louis 9 Brooklyn 5 (ntghl) New York at Cincinnati—postponed rain. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham 4-1 Memphis 2-4 Atlanta 5 Little Rock 2 Other games postponed AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at New York (2) Cleveland at Boston St. Louis at Washington (night) Dclroil at Philadelphia NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Cincinnati 12) Boston at Pittsburgh Philadelphia at Chicago Brooklyn at St. Louis SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham at Memphis, night. Mobile at Chattanooga, night. Atlanta at Little Rock, two, night New Orleans at Nashville, night. Dons Get Two Rookies I.OS ANGK1.ES. June 16. '.'Pi- Two more rookies were added today lo the roster of the Los Angeles Dons of the All-America Football Conference. Bob Meinerl. all-Missouri Valley fullback lit Oklahoma A. & M.. and guard Jack Fitzpntrick from Central Michigan College, were the pair signed. Cream of Golf Crop Is to Tee Oft in Motor City Today DETROIT. June 16 MV-TIi cream of the nation's pro golfer will Ice off loday in Ihe 72-holi grind for first prize money -o $2,600 in Ihc $15.000 Molor CitJ open golf tournament. Dr. Cary Middiccoff's victory In the national open golf tournatnen at Chicago last week installed him as favorite In the the field of 12< which includes a handful of am atcurs. Long-driving Chick Harberl home pro at.Ihe 6.616-yard Meadow brook Country club course, predict cd a score of 211 or better woulc win the tournament. BLVTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Shuw SlarU Weekdaji 7:00 p.m. .uturdaj and Sunday: Continuous showing from 1:OU p.m. Last Time Today (DOUBLE FKATUKE) "DESERT FURY" nilh Uzabtlh Scotl, .Inhn Hodiak & Burl Lancaster "BERLIN EXPRESS" with Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, and Paul Lukas Serial: "G-Men Never Forget 1 ' No. 2; Also Short RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. By iff Hekbltr Auoclated PTCM SporU Writer "Win for Waitkus" has become the new battle cry of the "IlghUn 1 Phillies" of Philadelphia. Shocked by the shooting of Eddie Waitkus, the star Philly Jirst baseman, his teammates were dete& mined today to do their best It boost the morale of the stricken athlete. Waitkus was shot and set- lously wounded by a girl fan In a Chicago hotel room early yesterday. The Phillies swent a doubleheader from the Chicago Cubs. 4-1 and 3-0, yesterday to move Into 3 virtual tie with Boston for third place In the tight National League race. Kenny HcinUelman and Hank Borowy, a pair of castoffs, allowed only one run between them as eacli gave up only five hits. Del Ennls furnished the batting punch, driving in a pair of runs in each ame. Dick Sisler, subbing for Waitkus, collected three hits. Bums Klopped The Brooklyn Dodgers eight- ame winning streak came to an nti last night when the St. Louis lardlnals whipped them. 9-5, and ut their first place margin over he Redbirds to two games. Nippy ones enjoyed his biggest day In he majors with a perfect four-for- 011 r. He smashed a home run. two ingles and a double to bat in sb uns. A crowd of 32,131—largest of the vear at Sportsman's Park—saw lerry Staley come to the aid of altering Al Brazle In the fiftk and pitch shutout ball the rest of he way to earn his fourlh victory. Pittsburgh's Pirates dupllcatet ""sday's feat by coming from or Mid with a four-run rally in th* -it of the ninth to nip the Braver 8-7. Danny Mnrtaugh's single off ''nbby Hogue drove in the tyliw and winning runs with two out in he ninth, but Dino Restelli, a rookie outfielder, took Pittsburgh batting honors with two homers and a single. Yanks Still Hot The American League leading New York Yankees opened up a four-game lead over Detroit, whipping the Chicago White Sox. 9-4, while the Tigers were losing a 2-1 game to Philadelphia. Cleveland sunk the Boston Red Sox deeper into a rut, drubbing the Sox 8-5, and Washington stayed in fifth olace shutting out the St. Louis Browns, 9-0. Yogi Berra and Bobby Brown paced a 12-hlt Yankee attack against Randy Qumpert and Allen Dettel with home runs. Rookie Hay Boone, who has replaced Manager Lou Boudreau at shortstop, clouted his first two major league home runs to lead the Indians to their second straight victory over the Red Sox. His eighth-inning homer off Walter Masterson started a three-run uprising which enabled the Indians .to overcome a 4-3 deficit. His sec. ond' four-bagger came in the ninth with one on. Gene Bearden was the winner. Eddie Joost's Hlh home run won for the A's. The blow came off Ted Gray in the fifth. Dick Powler scattered six hits for his fifth win, his fourth in a row. Vic Wcrtz hom- ered for the lone Tigers' run. Rae Scarborough allowed only two hits in shutting out the Browns. The Senators' righthander gave FLYING OUT—Dutch Leonard walks from the Ebbets Field pilcher's box with a butterfly that fluttered-about the mound while the Cubs' veteran was getting the Dodgers out. The right-hander missed the pretty insect's help in the sixth, when the Brooklyn club belted him out of there, going on to win, 7-1. Stuttgart Man Seen + As M'Math Appointee LITTLE ROCK, June 16—IJTV- The Arkansas Gazette today quoted "reliable capitol sources" as saying that R. H. McCormick of Stuttgart is Governor McMnth's choice for Ihc next vacancy on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The term oC Toger Crowe, also of Stuttgart, will expire July 1. Commissioners are not eligible to succeed themselves. double by Dick Kokos. Pinch hitter Paul Lchner got the other, a ninth inning single, •vlie Giants were rained out at Cincinnati. fighters Ready For Title Go in Detroit Tonight By Jack Hand DETROIT, June 16— Wt—To svoli threat ol an Internationa^ boxing Incident, both middleweight champion Marcel Cerdan of French vlorocco and challenger Jake If delta of New York's Bronx wtre t< weigh In again today for tonight once-posti»ned title bout at Brig- Stadium. . The weatherman promised "party cloudy" weather but none of Ac rain that caused the postponenrerii, yesterday. I Long alter the Michigan Stall Boxing Commission first ruled tha no new weigh-in was necessary, tin 1 two managers got together anc agreed to let their boys step or the scales a second time. The; "made lip" only after hours o wrangling into die early morning. Jo Longman, the excitable Parisian manager of Cerdan, talked abou an "international incident" and tin danger of losing the title to I "light heavyweight" when It ap pearcd that Jake and Marcel woulc not have to weigh in alter th< postponment. La Motia hit I59'.i yesterday noor and it was agreed he would hnvi trouble getting undei the ICO-nou class limit again today. For tha matter, Cerdan, too. will have difficulty although he got in comfortably at 158 yesterday. Both ate well thinking no second weigh-in woulc be necessary. Cerdan remains the favorite bu the 5 to 8 price, however, mlgh melt as much as iwo points to ringtime for the 15-round battle. Yesterday's Sports in Brief By The Associated Press Baseball PITTSBURGH - The Pirate, bought outfielder Ed Sauer Iroi St. Louis, then traded him and M\ to Boston Braves for catcher VT.. Masi; Cincinnati swapped outfielders Hank Sauer and Frankie Baum-, holtz to the Cubs for Harry Lowrej and Harry Walker in the majoi deals before the trading deadline at midnight last night. General PpRTLAND. Ore.— The Pacific Coast conference fined tneinbci schools $21.05 for violations of purity code; University of Washington drew stiffest penally. $5.500. Nevada is the sixth state In ares In the U.S. but Its population la smaller than that of any other state. up his first hit in the fifth—a Last Time Today "COVER UP" with William Bcndix, I>ermi* O'Keele &. 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