The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 6, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 6, 1947
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t- PAGE FOUR BtYTHEVlLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE G, 1947 Legion Juniors from Spa Find Easy Picking, ih Baseball Game y/ifrj Blytheville Cotton Pickers '. Rex Weliunl, Hot Spring's ace southpaw hurler, had an easy time with the Bly'thevillc Cotton Pickers at the Air 'Base diamond yesterday; afternoon as Ihc resort cily team buried the Pickers unrler a barrage of base blows, 12 to 0. ;Tb*.tall lefthander was stingy*-: ; with his hits • as he turned the with .the Spa. lunc. Manager •Mytheville : nine back with three • acmtch Infield singles. He didii't allow a "single ball to reach the outfield and fanned 14 Blythcville tetters.. rt« Sip* boys will meet the Oseeola ^ l*(ionnaires at Osctola Uiis ':afi«rno4ui ..and return .here for another game with the Cotton' Pickers Saturday afternoon. .The Air Base diamond will be , UK- site and starting lime Is 2:30. .They £0 to Jbnesboro Sunday for a single tame and then start their homeward trip. .The Hot Springs sluggers jumped oh ! Bob Mullen,. who started on the mouna for the Pickers, for two runs on .two hits in the first frame. The going was easy alter ttiat as they added two more tallies in the second, seven in the sixili nnd one more In the • eighth off of a total at>U hits. ' "Don Bunch, a left-bander. \Vas rushed into the game to relieve Mullen in the sixth, ; but the Spa boys weren't to be stopped as they continued their batting practice. They handed the Pickers their worst licking so' far this year. The 14-year-old .southpaw had considerable trouble with his control but threw things- at the Hot Springs hitters that they probably liadn't. seen before. He gave up only three hits and one run" in .the ilinines that he worked. -'Mullen, .who is one of the best pilchers on the Pickers' roster, • tailed to get the-needed support from his teammates as thcv kicked liii- Kenneih bander with to toe the ley probably will call 01 •Merrltt, a big right ' a bugugy-wlilp arm slab in tomorrow's contest. Merritt joined the Pickers shortly after the opening of the season and saw relief duty in the first (Manila tjaino. In that game he appeared as wild as a March wind and looked like everything bul a pitcher. Wbitley, who bus had 20 jyeni's of baseball experience, took the lad under his whig and has improved him greatly. Slill trying to work out th.e right infield combination, ManagcrWhi'— ley used every player he had yesterday. Jack Duclos, who storied at the keystone bag, wag shifted to short about midway of the tilt and handled the "hot hole" nicely. Score by. innings: Hot Springs 220 007 010—12 14 :{ Blylhcvlllc 000 000 000 0 35 Missco League Race Develops Four-Way Scrap With the jcni;ne leaf, hanging close Lo everybody's grasp, -play in the Mississippi County Amateur Baseball League will Ix 1 resumed Sunday with live £antcs to be played. 'Highliiiliting play this week wll 1 be the Lutcs'-'Blythevlllc Route Two game to be played on the Lutes the ball around committing five diamond, and the Dlytheville-Yar- errors. The majority of the-Hot. bro contest to be played at Yarbro. 'Springs run s were unearned. I 'Blythevlllc Route Two, Yaibro ^freeman, the Hot Springs third and Cooler are all tied for the baseman, slammed out five singles league lead with Lutes following in six trips to the plate to pace l close behind. Cooler Is booked to his teim in hitting. Wchunl aided play the fourth place Huffman •his three-hitter with two singles in] nine at Huffman and should emerge live trips and Thomasson, the : short 'stop collected two for five. Homer Smith, Pickers short .; stop collected two of the Pickers' three .hits and Leon Ashby, the i first . jtackf-r accounted for the other bingle. The Cotton Pickers will take the victorious. The Manila team, which is responsible for messing up the standings by knocking olf Lutes lasi week, will meet strong Number Nine team on their home fieltl. Number Nine is one of the mosi improved teams Sn the league and day off today to lick their wounds looms as a big threat to any team, and rest up for tomorrow's tilt' Little Hlvcr will Journey lo Armo- vel for their game this week. Sam Johns Nine Trounces Phillips Loy Eich Bail Club Clings to Lead in City Softball League The Sam John's Smokehouse nine resumed their winning pace al'.ir being halted briefly by the Owens Druggists and dow'nefl the Phillips Motormen 6 to 3 in last night's first game ol thc City Softball League play at walker Park. Owens Drue team, fresh from a 5 to 2 beating at the hands of a Horncrsvlllc, Mo, team Wednesday, night, defeated a stubborn ley's Electric squad 12 to'6 In the nightcap. The first ml was a private fue:l between L. W. yitv.hugh, of the Smokehouse Boys and Nyles Welch and Ilnrold Ward of the Moloimcn, when the- Johns nine barely out hit the Molonncn 4 to 3. Welch started on the mound for the Motormen but was relieved, in thc fifth frame by Harold Ward- Filzhugh went the route for the ViCtOITi. The' loss by Phillips threw them into a tlfth place tic with Hays Store and-moved the Smokehousf Boys and thc Druggists within one game of tlie league-leading Loy Eich team. Lrtst night's second game turned into n slugging contest with thR end of the tilt- finding the Dins- gists and thc Electricians with seven hits apiece. The Druggists' were more timely however, with the E- Icctricians sagging with men on- The Electricians jumped inlo an early lead scoring one tally in the first, frame and holding the Druggists scoreless In their half of the Inning. Owens' blew the Ikl off In the second and third frames as they pushed across 10 runs in the two Innings. From then on their lead ' was never closely -contested mm the two teams continued to slug 11 out. Harold Simpson, Owens' short stop, slammed out a triple and a single in four attempts and Billy DeLong. their third baseman, collected two singles In (our trips to pace the Druggists. Hoyper paced thc losers with a single and double In four trips. " The standings: W I. >ct Klcll 5 0 1.000 Sam Johns 4 1 ,.8(X Owrns Druf 4 1 .800 Saliba S- Z .COt Charley's Elec 4 » .4M I'htllips 1 4 .20C Hays Store -- 1 4 .20 Ark-Mil ..-..:...'...'... 0 5 ' .001 Any Team Can Win Pennant In National, Pirate Pilot Says and still leading the way with America's best farm loan! For.30 years, every great improvement in the terms of farm loans has been pioneered by the Lund Bank Cooperative Credit System. . , Long term — low interest rate — liberal prc-payment privileges — -Future Payment plan ... all these and many more were introduced FIRST by the Federal bond Bnnlt System. (TODAY you get everything \hat is best in a farm loan " When you get a ... LAND BANK LOAN through yoiir *' NATIONAL FARM LOAN ASSOCIATION Joe Martin, Secretary-Treasurer Rodeo to Be Presented In Walker Park Sunday Bull-riding and bull-doglng wll be fen I n red at the nay Duke Rodd to lie held at the \fississippi Coun ty Fnlr Grounds Sunday afternoon at 2:30. ... .Horse riding, roping and bronc busting will also be featured during the show, Ray Duke, owner, stated. , . Redskins Sign 3 Linemen; One from Wynne, Ark. WASHINGTON. June 6. .(UP),— The Washington Redskins of the 'National Pro Football Leaeite booked their 1917 roster to 53 players today by signing three new iinc- mcn. Newly signed were Ernie Alther of Mnrtinsburg, W. Vn., Syracuse University guard; Hugh Taylor of NEW YORK, June 6. (UP) -*•• "Ally team In the league- can win . this pennant race." I Thai was the firm opinion today of round-faced Billy Herman, the Ireshman pilot of the Pittsburgh Pirates, who wasn't even ruling out his own boys despite the fact they had Just taken their fourth straight beating from his old team mates, the bristling Brooklyn Dodgers ; "We've seen them all an<j they're 11 tough," he said. "But I don't, link any team has both the power nd the pictching to uet hot ami lay hot." Yesterday, with young Harry 'aylor of the Dodgers no-hitting veryone on the team except Wal- Wcstlake, who made n triple nd single, Urooklyn scored a 3 to shutout. Lefty Frit/, Oslernulel- er, whose special delight is in »atins( the Urooks since they cast Im aside In 1944, turned in the est pirate hurling f ,the 'series, ut' the batters let him" ciwn. Jackie Rhlnsn with a homer and wo singles and Bruce Edwards 1th a single, double, and tri|i!e. cd-the Dodger attack. Herman's views were reflected ccurately In the "double knock- lit" Qltuit-clitb series which wound up'in a''draw with both clubs tied or second behind Brooklyn which 'sneaked" Into the lead as they plit a. double bill.. Chicago won he opener,'5 to 1, on'"Paul Erlck- on's three-hit pitching in which Bobby Thomson's homer 'spoiled a hutout. The Giants put on an Ight-run third Inning rally In which 13 men batted and Buddy Kerr and pitcher Montia Kennedy jot two hits each to win the second game, 0 to 3. Bill Rigney lomercd (or New York. The Cardinals scored their 10th victory in 16 starts, defeating the Srnvcs at Boston, 5 to 3, on Mar,y Marion's three-rim homer in ,ho ninth. Despite their first definite winning surge, they remain n last place, six and a,half games jchind the leading Dodgers. Harry Brccheen won his sixth game and tiis third from Boston in a pitching battle with Johnny Sain. Brc- cheen fanned seven, gave seven lilts and walked none. Sain struck out nine, gave nine hits, nnd walked one man. The Reds struck hack at the Phils, who had beaten them six out of seven limes, winning 5 to 0 and 6 to 3 at Philadelphia to Jump to fifth place as the Phils, slipped, .to seventh. Ewcll Hlackwell's six-hitter lit the opener was: his 'seventh victory and his fifth straight. A five-rim rally in-the first, touched off by Frankie Baumhollz's trlppl? set up the victory. Spud '• Chandler's, three-liit pitching and Tommy Hem-fell's two homers were all the Yankees.needed to defeat • the Tigers at Detroit, 7 to 0, and move within n-game-, .'of first place in the American Lc'agifc. The Athletics moved into a Ihrec- way tic for - third place • nt Chicago, defeating the White Sox, 5 to 2, on Jess Flares' three-hitter. Homers by Sherry Robertson and Al Evans and six-hit pitching o'y Early Wynn gave' Washington a 3 to 0 decision over the Indians M Cleveland. It was Wynn's fifth victory. Cleveland manager Lou Bourdeau went out with a strained side after getting a hit in his only time at bat. a no-hitler In beating the Pirates, 3 to 0, only because Wally West • lake lagged him for two blows, .1 Ingle and a triple. Cardinals May Be Sold If Owner Can Get Price He Asks Lookout Hurler Humbles Crax Memphis Loses Twin Bill to Mobile and Pels Take LitHe Rock ATLANTA, Qa., June C. (UP) — Young Marvin Stevens, who used to toll in the Chattanooga bullpens as Bert Niehoff's most dependable fireman, today was pro- mote( l lo n full-fledged starting ing parade in the Southern today with an impressive 6-0 record after hurling the Bears to a 0 to 2 a twin-bill at Mobile last night, win over Memphis In the opener of Cliff Dapper, holding down first- base Instead of appearing in Hi* Bears' lineup as a backstop, hom- ered. Mobile also cut down the Chicks 6 to 5 In the afterpiece despite a two-run rally by the losers properties, may be on the blorc T i,e 2-0 victory by the 24-year-old That' fact emerged jeslerday from' »"th|>nw who hurled for Pensa- an interview with Sam Breadon, 5°'« in th eSoutheastern loop n silver-thatched owner of the club, ? 4 ?' |)Ut , thc ,Jf 0 ^ outs °"^ llp I',' re-ported ready to sell "if 1 set my U ? eil ' sC1 ' lcs wit '' thc Crackers. It price" " ° mil|1|1 e<l the pennant-raising Genial, willing to (all: baseball ceremonies at Ponce de Leon Park like any ran, Breacion confined whore Atlanta, raised the flag em- himsclf to his usual laconic "no ''ematlc O f ti, cll . 1940 triumph in comment" when askert about the thc Southern Association. rumored impending s alc. I ™ e veteran Dewcy Adkins linncl- iHe would not deny, however, 1<1(l th t s la b duties for the losers that lie had received an offer for aml pitched well enough to cop the ball club. ' | most contests, letting down 'Nooga He scoffed at re|»rts that thc wit h but five blows. The third- lust place standing of the club P l!>cc Lookouts banged across all might have anything to do with their scores In thc seventh round, any decision that he might make, while the Crackers could do nothing "We've been lots fa'.iier behind, i w 'th the left-handed serves of Ste- and later in their season in other i vcns years and come on to win," Brea-i A four-run outburst by Little don said. "I still think we've got Rock in the third sent Pel starter a great club." I Walt Cress to cover and brought Nor would his decision be in- °n Roger Wright. But the Pebbles fluucnccd by finances. failed to cling to their advantage assistant entomologist for the Exper-' as . the. firsl-Sllace New Orleans "We've drawn 40,000 more fans crew annexed the contest by rtn 8 at home thus far than we had to fi tally. In winning, the home- in the same time last year. And town Pels knocked out Al Piechota, we've outdnawn last year's road at- Rock slarter and staff ace tendance figures. Remember, last Ray Boles, youthful Mobile Plin- year was the best we ever had." - ger, stood at the tip of the pitch- RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Yesterday's Star — Roogic Havry Taylor of the Dodgers who mlssftd Ark.. Oklahoma City Uni- end. and Cliff White of Shaker Heights. O.. Murray (Ky.) State Teachers College tackle. Wynne, versity safe/ In the (inalfranle. The double win: enabled the Bears to cut the 'cad of front-running New Orleans to' 'four and 112 games. ' Nashville's veteran curver PeUsi Mallory had easy sailing at Birmingham last night as the Vo.'s buried the Slagtowners. under a : barrage of basehits. 22 to 1. Eddie I Buguskle and George Byam hit round-trippers for two of Nashs vine's 17 safeties. f "Funeral Cakes" 'i In the 18th century, funeral bis-i cults were baked and sold ff^idini tribution at funerals in rf^\Y*ifax, England. These speeially^/epared biscuits resembled sponge cake. Friday and Saturday 'TRAILING DANGER" with Johnny Mack Brown 2ml Chapter "Manhunt of Mystery Island" Also Cartoon New Theater Manila's Finest 8h*m fcvr.KY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Dayi 7:M p.m. Bat-Bui. 1 f.m. Cant Bhowtac Saturday Owl Show "Zombies on Broadway" with Wally Brown and Alan Carney Also Cartoon With ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT HARDWARE CO. Inc. HOME OF FAMOUS BRANDS 126 W.MAIN ST. PHONE 515 Friday "TWILIGHT ON THE RIO GRANDE ' A- Republic t*ii-lurc with Cicne Aulry . Also Short Subjects SATURDAY "Law of the Canyon" with Chas. Starretl, Smiley itnriiL-lte Also Shorts -itf. Saturday Owl ShCvf' "BACKLASH" A Twentieth Century Kov Picture with Iticharil Travis, Jean KoEcrs Selected Shorts Still & Young MOTOR COMPANY Lincoln-Mercury Dealer 112 W. Walnut 1-bime 31W Blytheville, Ark. Read Conner Hews wane Ads. Mil£. - £-Minute MnMii TOM A. LITTLE, JR. TIRE SALE! 6:00x16 Goodyears - Mitlers Other Sizes Reduced Too! Cars and Trucks SAVE StO PER ACRE \ On Blutheville Motor Co Plymouth COND STREET Cotton Chopping By Using A BARKSDALE Flame Cultivator See It On Display-Our Plant Bldg. BARKSDALE MFG. CO. South Broadway Street Blythcville, Ark. l«h at 7:00 p.m.; Sta p.m. i Friday and Saturday 'STARS OVER TEXAS" with ddie Dean and his horse "Flash": Serial: "Ilaimhtcr of Don Q" Also Shorty - Saturday iMidnite Show Starts at 10:45 p.m. "DETOUR" with Tom Neal and Ann Savage Setected Sliorls The safe, sure way to guard your new home against termite damage is to see that foundations, floors and other parts in contact with the earth are built of concrete; j READY-MIX CONCRETE helps your builder .1 j Ready-Mixed Concrete is uniform in quality, accurately proportioned to thc correct ! "mix" for your job. There's no mess to clean up because our trucks dump the concrete neatly into forms. And your builder gets thc benefit of our big-volume, efficiency methods. (•> ; Ask for the names of con« tractors who can build you n quality job at thc right price; HUGHES & Company "Ready Mix Concrete" Building Materials South 10th St. Phone 3531

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