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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 7, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILUe (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS Lookouts Suffer Loss to Crackers Lowly Pebs Win from League Leaders and Climb Out of Cellar '. ATLANTA, pecrgia—The jiunc'i- l»Ss Atlanta' Crackers, lightest hil- tlns nine in the Southern Association, today were showing signs ot Ending their hit famine after pul- wrizjrif; the Chattanooga Lookouts with five round-trippers. • Shelby Kinncy, veteran Cracfcr righthander, was able to coast to • 10. to 5 triumph over the thirrt- jjace Wooga bnlitosscr.s at Ponen ^c Leon -Park. Five Atlanta rcKU- )»rs shared In the lionicr production against four workers, with Charley Clock conncctim: in UIP first and Babe Ellis in the eighth frame. Tn between other ovcr-Uic- fencc pokes careened off the bnls of en Steiticr, Ted Cicslnk and "Red" Matliis. Chattanooga clipper! Klnncv frr 11 baschiU but the extra-base TNT which chararslmzM the Atlanta *ttack was ihfsshin from the Lookouts' bats. Tile win brought the Cracker^ |,ack up to plnco— a sinnle percentage point of Nashville nntl one and 1-2 giuni'. 1 ; behind ChalLannngn. " ] • Frank Lnpa, a lendinrr mcinli'-r of I Mcbllc pilot C A1 Todd's youthful | hurliiiR l)rlj!!>de, flipped n lanoyj three-hitter last nii;ht as the Bears continued their mastery over the touring Mcmnhls' Clilcks. .Frank Hoerst went the distance for the losers and allowcii only five hits in bowing, 4 to 2. After beiiiR buried under a barrage of base hits at Slnglnivn Thursday nwhl. the •Birmfixilmm Barons throttled their Nashville tormentors by n 2 to 0 tally la-.t nlRht. Newcomer Nelson chiller! the powerful vol shiRcine arrav. holrt- n>R the Tennessee athletes to lour scattered snietie.5. Nashville stnrUr I*o TVardv stayed even with .Vcl- son over tlie first six frames but » two-run cluster for the Baron-; Jn the seventh decided the contest. ' Underdog Uttln Rook turned en jnc pace-settini; New Orleans nine MSI night for ar, 11 to -1 conrmc"il Finch had repercussions at Iinilt "<e top and bottom of the Southern stHiidhiRs. Th c W.MI, [MiRineercd by «*b?e pitcher Sam House Umlnmst, save the Rocks sole possession r>r seventh-a full came ahead of Memphis. Meanwhile, the l»vw Orleniis lend over Mobile wis chopped to two and 1-2 Raines. Tqliirtit's pairings are Ihc -same with U} C exception of Cliattaiino-;a »tirl Atlanta who are not scheduled Leads National in third Round _ LANDOVER, Mel.. June 7. (UP! -r-Slammiii 1 Sammy Sncnd was 13 ftrohes under pa and Handsome SATURDAY, JUNK 7, 19-17 Blytheville Golf Club to Compete With Memphians A team of 15 colters from the I-'ire.slonc Tire and Rubber Co., of Memphis will arrive in Blythevil'.c tomorrow for a match with members of the Brythcvillc Country Not a single hoof toiiclrcs 1 lie hack ai tlner- mily cotmtorparls ot Pegasus fly past finish in one mil,classified pace• m night racin,; at Ion,' M mil's, Uoo-cic It Kaccway. at West bit ry A >l"ey Chc<? s .driven by v '. Jordan, 13 the winner. M,ss L,nn Direct, S. Kussull pilolinjj on oiilsido places and Jimmy Uiainercl, J. Barton up, shows. ' Home Run Clouts Feature Games in Big Leagues NEW YOI-'K. June 7. (UFI-Ml-j jar league hnrlm were tulkinsj .... „ v ,, tlarkly of a "ra!:bit b.ill'' ni;ain lo- Jollowed by Al a'>i'il!a's"siii8lc,"l»'o- Lawmakers Will Settle Their Feud In Diamond Battle Open -i i-nr, out cinty three a- \ '*""' ()Vrr near! of his two closest rivals as In lh «ie 110,000 National Capital Ojeu Soli tournament entered its third round -todny. The Hot Springs, Vti., liotshtM marked up a 68 on the first round »nd a 65 on the second round ves- Wrday for a 36-holc lotal of 131. Tom Wright or Knoxville, Tcnn. "»nd GeorBe Pavton of Hampton, »»:, were, closest with 13-l's. Bobby Locke of South Africa. carded 135; Harold Oatm'an. Norfolk, Va., 138 and Pro John Palmer Of Badin, N. c., 139. runs liaured nromincnlly in six of the .seven gamc:> played ye.'ilcrdiiy. and there were five Ir-- ples and 11 doubles, whii-h kr-pt the will solders and tiir showers i minim: constantly. Tlie pitchers reached the showers Ions before the ouLficldi-r:; did. Most iii!}K'i'Utiil of Hie Home runs wen: the two swatted bv the New Yoi): Glant.s, J;>)n>n,v M'ze. "f Gcw- leai;uc trailer in homers with l!i, got a prnnd .slam sixlh-lnnliiK .swat mid Willarcl Mnr/;hall hit » tlirce-nm blast, in the 11th inning to (live the Glant.s a 7 to <1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals', who si ill haven't beaten New York this year. Al Schoendienst hit a St. Louis home run. Thc victniy. copihu; in the only aricrnoon came, pulled the Giants into a Imip-jrary tie with th > Dodders for tin; 'National League lo:ul. But nrrjoklvn vcuained Us Inir-tjam? ninrqin at night with I '^\^.{ "" ' ' a r> to 2 Irinmph over the Chicago I N .,s nv m Sinn/''' 0 <lm| ' PCCl " J " 1!2 * ;imys JBirininKli!,m'y" •Howie J3c!uP.l7,'.s ninth - inning T'|?! I . I|>IU ,$ •••-.•• j;avp the Phillies a -1 lo ') J -''' liL ' " OCK ••• victory nvrr Pitlsi>ur;:h. Johnny Wyroslek'x three-run homer f;avc the Phils their first rims, bill, the rirutes hail painfully buttled up to a lie in the top of the ninth. I PJiil Masi nnlril n Ihree-riin I ^"" : - 1 " 1 ' • • homer in the fifth innliu; to carry ^r .'" '.•••• the Btxiton niavc-i to n 0 to -> vie- '•"leinnali . j PLtLsburuh . r-liii;idelpliin Et. Louis ... fcccs. who lost a elianci' lo cain on n,lroil. Heath's neeon,! triple,! WASHINGTON. June 7. <rjl>> - l-'eiidiii' rerpiiWIcans nn< f Dcmocr.its leave the cloistered halls of Congress loday to settle their scrap hi 'onoil American way bats. duicil the three liil.s gre a .homer, a ,, homered , the .. .. in lour tru's, hicludine a,,«l Bllir John,on a]so for the Yanks. Buddy Lowis belted ,-, lioninr for Washington, l;ut Cliic:n:o VVliitc S'W won the Raine, 5 to -!. Ed Ln;:al srILJcil down aU^r a !>ad slart and KOl the victory in the ninth innini: when Chica;o Ecorrd on IAVO sinal/w, a sacrifice and a long lly. ] ; ukc Apling liit a liomc run for Chicago. I '' Ihree-run ' lor swcct Ihrec r n () Kl|]ff Js ^. iMy it's nil for sweet charity ant! . out. S|iik"[l shoes are barred by unanimous consent and any branball tosser will be held In contempt o( tlic House of Repii'saHnlives. It's t)i L . day of tlic rival of the Congressional Bnscball Lcayue nioribmid since the outbreak of Yesterday's Star-Willard Mv.-shall of the Giants, wliose tliroe- mn liram.T In the mti inning beat the Cardinals, 7 to 4. BASEBALL STANDINGS New Orleans Mohile W. L. . 3"> 2'; 31 22 2'J 27 9Jl ')1 •'! -p : 2! 30 21 :iO 21 33 World War II. A lln» nin,- spnrkcd by R e p. C. W. (Runt) Bishop of Illinois, will take on a Da- niocr.ilic team hradcd bv Rep. Emory n. pri c c of Florida. " The proceeds — and everybody Including the players flunks down one Imek as he walks into the park — R0 to Washington tinvs oliilw. Bui arlffith Stadium, 'in uniforms, liniment, baseballs and •W ; f huts will lie supplied by the Wash•••>»> inuton Nationals. .-1911 .4M .•tGI Cotton Pickers Seek Revenge From Spa Nine The Blythevillo will seek tq jeveiig iiandecl them by I Cotton c the w l c [", eIO * summer, is reported to be fast and exceptionally good for this section of the country. Wendell Kiiton, pro of the Blytheville club, staled that lie would [i.ilr 15 of his top flight members with the Firestone squad. Rough Bout In Prospect For Monday One nf the roiiKhesl I cams that ever twisted an arm in Hit'- -Ulytheville arena will return here Monday night ai'cci- sei'- cr:»i month's iib.sence. The duo has gained recognition in this territory liavim; staKed some of the bloodiest battles ever wit,- nrsscrl liy local fans. Red Roberts and Bill Canny comjxxse the team this afternoon at 2:30 The Hot Springs nine defeated the Pickers 12 to 0 behind the three-hit hurling of Rex Weliunt in the two teams first encounter 'llim-sday afternoon. This afternoon's came will close the Ulylhrville-Hcl Siirinss scries and the Cot Ion I'ickers nil] riiir.r- lain the Osteclii I.i-Kii m («„„ ;1 t the Air Base diamond tomorrow iiiii-i muni |n ;1 slnjilu (jaine. This will he t),(. (,-otliiil I'lckcrs 1 UiiiM nu-clinif M-illi <)>;c<-nl:i. Hlylheville won (he first two (ills by scores of ti lo :( and ;: In ;>. Kennclh Merrill, a bi f; ripht hniKlcr i.-roljiibly will i;et the start- wrestlinB^iiK moiinil iissiKinncnt for the Pjck- ers this afternoon. Merrill wr. hi< first Mart last week as lie turned back osccola :f to 2. He lias seen action in relief roles on t'.vo other occasions this season. Mutt Carrlgan, gnnnager of lh'- Spa nine, could not be contacted this inorninjr for a stalement re- gnrding his probable lincuii. Carufhcrsviife Girls Defecrt Team Tile Brcwn Shot- T'actcirv Softball team defemeti the palrick Jewelers 5 to •! on Carutlieisvitle iliiur.uml last ni The defeat was the Jcw frist. hni'lnjj rolled over the factory learn in a previous 18 to 2 mid defeat in;; the Ki-n- notf Missomi ts-im 17 to 3. •Mary !,ou IVrrv i-itKn-d for the .Jewelers with Svlvi.t Whilcly luirl- s for the victors. In the second camp !!«' Hani John's nine enmc from I'ciiind' t<i defeat tlie 'Drown Siioe l-'aotory boy's team in to :>. > The Smokehouse bovs pnslied across five runs in the Ion of the seventh iiinina after having lied [lie si-'ii'L- in 1 lie sixth frame. liar- old W;:rd went the route for '.ho Johns nine for his Jir.-it victory Fiu:i> j immy ih<' Smokehouse .st|iri:t. CVvril Wc;;l pitched lor Caruthcrti- villc. RI THEATRE Manila, Ark. and Lefty Pacer on nc wrr.sllinii program. "Hai-.dsome Willie" and "I <Red," as they are known lilylhcvillc late in December .... Canny vowim- that he would never o](| warVr'rl.iht'VlclcV "TiSl'hTrinSl'ro kcThL, pro- . ™^ Hot Epriims nine will invado as he turned up iii time for ^"f sbor " to ; 1 "»-™«' f«' a single same with the .loncsboro Legion- left with probable lineup nrc Lloyd Koonln, catcher; Leon Ashby, first base. Homer Smith, .second ba.s-c- J:tck 15uclos, short stop; Clifton Wixson. third base, Charles Lules left field. Bob Mullen, (icntei' field, and HIH-- . week's show, only Lo get. his e a rs k nock e ( t off by Joe V/ol fe and Al Aloxanrtcr. Never conceding difoal, Canny blamed his partner, Prince Omar, for his hcatlus? last week and nfter Ihi* match swm~e revenge on naiics which will wind lour of North Arkansas. U[> Pct .fijS „ Legion Junior his conouerors. and the nver-obli^- ^« * f^ iiu: Mike Mcroncy tried to arrant-el I p/Y|T1 TITlST! Sn for this bill Alexander nnnnnnrecl! WUIH I I \JliS tJ^JK Licks Osceola NATIONAL Heart Courier News Want Ad.5 thf? Cincinnati Reds, _.. — American League, t!io Important Rimir- between fiist- r'nce !>troit :uiil the Hoslon Re;l Sftx ; was rained out. j Al Cleveland, ihc Indian s won over Philadclj:lii,-i. 7 lo •!, oil two- run liomers by ,3im ITegan raul Dale Mitchell. "Karlicr in the day the- Indian nianairctiient had moved ln;k Ihc outfield fences l-c"aus\5 loo many long flies by the opposi- li"n were poliif: over the wall. >Sam Chapman hit :i two-run homer for the A's. Triples by Jeff Heath, pins a hou\- key lo the St. L-,uis Browns' -1 !o key to lite SI. Louis Browns' -I 3 victory over the New i'orl: Yan- w. ;,. • 23 IK V~i IS 2-1 19 2-1 '^0 21 2G IR 2-1 ]!> 2; IB 23 AMKItlUAN North Beats South 15-3 In Annual Lacrosse Meet .380 BALTIMORE. M(l.. June 7. <UPI I—A Norlliern all-star lenm, hcad- P«- ed by Jim liartinjjer and Hani: •"•j Fokiberg of Army and Damon Jor" r .\ ''an of RIM, tiefcaled a Southern •J>2 all-star .sonatl. la („ 3. last night In •^Tj Ihc sixth annual Intercollegiale 4''r' !ncl " ossc eame. Hartinger and 'Jdi'- ,o-) ''"" °' lcl1 fcm ' cl1 '"»'' limes, while j7ii Fo!t " )CI 'i" "10 Cadets' All-Amcri- ••* lj ican football end, was the key mii'.i In Ihc Northern defense. that he would not be available for Monday night's show. Meroney even went further i-T trying to please "Handsome Willie" by re-unitini: him with his old mate. Roberts. Win. lose or draw. Canny an;l Roberts Hive the fans a good show. The two veterans are bv far 'Meroncy'.s drawing card. Canny keeps the crowd liowlina mad by pacing up and down Iho ring staring off inlo space with an "I love me'' look. •Roberts adds to the show by boxi;iR Meroney around the ring to kern the fans awake. Preceding the main event will be two one fall matches with Cmmi- battlin^ Wolfe and Roberts swapping holds with Pacer. fOR RCAl MttCURy SERWCf ALWAYS Still & Young Motor Co. Linco/n-A^orcti/y Dealer •• Phone 3479 IJl.vthcvillc Ark. 112 Walnut St. ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT HARDWARE CO. Inc. HOME OF FAMOUS BRANDS - laew.MAINST. PHONE 515 Ne-.v vork ... Cleveland . Boston . Philadelphia . Wwshlnglon . W. T. 23 !7 2~, in It! 17 IB 21 ?i 21 17 23 Pet.. .ra> \eslortiav R -RcsuIts SOUTIIEKN' T.EA«UIS Mobile .|, Memphis 2. little noel; n. Mow Orleans •!. 'Birmini-h-ini -j. Nashville 0. Athuilii in. OhnUanooKa 5. NATIONAL I.KAOUK New York 7, St. Louis •! (11 in- Hoslon ,">. Cincinnati 2. Philadelphia .|. F'ii.tsburgh X. Brooklyn C, Chicago 2. Toclav's Games SOUTHKUN IJ!A<1UE Utllc Rock at Nevv Orleans. Alcmphi.s at Mobile. Nashville at Birmingham. Only Ramps. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Iloston, niyht. Chif'a^o at Brooklyn. HI. Louis at -New York. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia. Poof fo Open Sunday •CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo-, June 7. --The CHnithor.svillo Mnnirinal 1 SwimniiiiK Pool will open Sunday for the 1947 season, with Deputy ) Circuit court Clerk Earl Hndsei!--' I nud his son. Bobby, In charge. Open hours will be from 2:00 to g-.OO each afternoon, and from 6:30 lo 0:30 each evening. The llol Springs Junior Lrgion baseball (cam continued ii, s victory mmch over North Arkansas team's by bowling over the Osceola I e- gionnaircs 13 to 3 in Osccola yesterday. Tile Epa Ixiy.s got lo J. T. Connors lor 12 binglc.s over the nine Jnnint; route for their second win in three games in thi.s section. They have lost only to Manila by a 0 to '•! tcore and defeated Blytheville 12-0 Thursday. They play In JonesuorJ tomorrow. For three innings Couriers held the _resoi t city nine lo one hit and was given a 3-0 lc;ul, but Ihe props fell from under the Osceola team in the fourth as the visitors lo roll. Manager Mult Carrigan. of ihe Hot Springs nine, used two pitchers ill yesterday's tilt but tlieir names were unavailable this mom- ing. I-as! Time Tortay "TRAILING DANGER" with JoliT'nv 7tl:u-l; Chajitcr "Manhunt Island" Also Cartoon nf I'.I.vslerv Siilurdiiy Owl Show "Zombies on Broodway" witli \VaIly Uiriwn anil Alan Carinr.v Sunday and Minulay T ties day AMERICAN I.EAGOTE Washington at Chicago. New Yoik at St. Louis. Boston al- Detroit. Philadelphia at Cleveland (2). LaMotta Asks Title Bout NEW YOHK, June 7. CUP) — Jake LaMotta demanded today a shot, at the world middleweight championship, after he had fried himself out to defeat young Tony Janiro of Youngslown, o, in Tony's debut as a middleweight contender, n A Pearl Diver Wins Epsom EPSON DOWNS. Eng.. June 7. (UP) Pearl Diver, an outsider in the bctlini!. won the Epsom Downs Derby today. v Migoli was second and Sayajirao third with Tudor Minstrel, t-'ic ' odds-on favorite, an also-ran. I CHARLES R. ROGERS picscnls PAUi Itcsemlilcs Hand "Dead Man's Fingers. 1 ' a con-.i- likc formation found in the orean. so closely resembles the human hand that it frequently i s mistaK- for one when found on the Jltwlon at Detroit, rain. Cleveland 7, Philadelphia -I. fit.. Louis •!. New V'ork 3. Ciiicaso S, Washington 4. Ruth Goes to ihc Plate Aqmn; Locffs Old Pow^ fiVriACUSK. N. Y.. June 7. (Uf'l --Syrnoisc- baseball fans were treated | () a now-rare sluht last niu'ht — (in- miKhty Babe Ruth La Hint; out [ly balls. Tlic ISube, appearing in Anu-ri- r : .n [/-sion nicht ccieoionies l>c- loro the Rcchc.slrr-Symrusc in- ti-riialinnai I i-aj;»,- tame, sli-pin-d UD to the ]ilate and hit a few lazy flies that lacked the' old-time Itutli Powcr- Sec 30 Wild Brahma Bulls at the Ray Duke RODEO Sunday Afternoon 2:30 p.m. Mississippi County Fairgrounds Admission — Adults $1.00 Children Only 50c KKO News aiul Coin; ilv BLYTHEVILLE LEGiON ARENA WRESTLING I.OWKST ADMISSION PT51CK ANYWHEKK! Reserved Scats or. i^.ilc ;il the Lesion Arena from 6 p. m. Kvcry Monday . . . iVDULTS 45c — CIUUWKN I5c Monday, Juno 9 if" included) 1JOX SKA'J'S 15c KXTRA TAG MATCH Bill Canny and Red Roberts versus Lefty Pacer and Joe Wolfe ALSO 2 I-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Bill Canny Red Roberts Joe Wolfe VS. Lefty Pacer • Here's a way 10 make old trucks look new—cjuick. Drive ihc,, in and say, "I \vaiu an Appearance Reconditioning Job done on these fellows." • And you'll get it. You'll get perfect fitting new Iiuernntiona fenders, radiator grilles, hood sheets, doors, glass, hardware, lights, bumpers, bumper guards and scat cushions—just what you want 10 put your trucks in shape. Next, paint fobs if the trucks need them. Tlic cost? Not great. Tlie result? Marvelous. Act now. Get your trucks"Ap- peaiiince Reconditioned." GET THESF TOO, WC<EN YOU GEr YOUR TBUCKS "APPEARANCE RECONDITIONED" Hoi \Volcr Healer and Dcffoilcn • Scol Covers • EUlcn Elccliit Road Sandori • Saf-T-Slcp • SOS fire Ouortl • Whii Automotive Chc/nkols • Spot tight*,Tog Lights and Driving tights- Clccraacc tigMs, Flogs, Ffaras, Ditcc- tional Signals, other Safely Devices. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Still & Young MOTOR COMPANV ! \V. Walnut m.vllicvillf, y Dealer I'ln>n<: <irl:. ew Theater Manila's Finest Shows K\ lillV NIGHT Atatinee Saturday & SundaT Hoi. Opens Week llnys 7:0tl p.m. 5ul,-Ban. 1 p.m. Com. Sboxiiir SATURDAY. "Lav/ of flic Canyon" with C'lias. ytarrcll, Hmilcy BiirncUc Also Shorts Saturday Owl Sliow "BACKLASH" A Twentieth Ccnlmy l'a\ l'i;:lurc with Ku-liaicl Truvis, .I;--in Kucvrs Srlci'lctl Slnirls Sunday »nd iV "The Mighty McGurk" A JI-G-M t'ictura with luluard Armilcl ami Wall'ii-c KLCIV /.ls« Sbort ^Li a^ Open at 7:00 p.m.; Ktarls 7:30 p.m. I.ast Time Today "STARS OVER TEXAS" l:dil«- Df.ui a nil his l:« "riasJi 1 "l)nui:iiler of Dnii <i" Also Hhsirls Salurdiiv Miiluilu Show Sljrl>, at in; in |Mii. "DETOUR" 'I'nin N>al ;:n[| .\nn S.iva^r, Stl«-lcil Slu.rls Sunday and Monday "Two Guys From Milwaukee" vilh llrnnis ^ .Tack ('UTMJ .loan F.cslie I'.irainotnil Np\vs nii-l'I

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