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FACT BIX BIATHgVTLLB (ARK J COURIER KEWB MONDAY, JUNE «, 1947 Cotton Pickers Lose 13-lnning Contest With Spa Legion Team; Sunday Tilt From Osceola -'The Blytlieville Cotton Pickers brok even In a pair o! games ever the..weekend, defeating Oooola 15 lo 7 yosterc.ay r.-LeniCsi-i niter ;>av- hi« dropped^ 13-inning s-lrugglc to Hot Springs by a a to 8 decision Eaturday afternoon. Both panics were played on Hie Air Bisc diamond. The split gave the Pickers a per-* oehtage of .429, having lost four •nd won three games r>o. fa.- this Kenneth Mcrritt, bis righthander of- the Pickers, showed good form in'going the full route foi the Pickers, bul weakened in t'le first hall of,-the 13th, giving up p. ciouMc «nd a single consecutively to give Hot Springs the whining tally allci the Pickers .had comu from behind three times to knot ilie score. 'The Spa nine used three Innlcrs over the elongated routo, Picket! Stirling and giving' way to I3or- ch'et in the 5th and Kef Wchnnt, who.sel the Pickers down with thice singles in Thursday's contest, lak- 'Ing over in the ninth and finishing 'the' game. Wchunt was given credit lor.the win. 'Cotton Pickers Gel "Hut" 'The Pickers, who have u°en weak on hitting in recent gnnic. 1 ?, rapped 'out a totnl of eight nils, two for 'eXtra bases, in Saturday'? ('.aim.. T Merrltt contributed a double :\:irl 't*b singles In six Uinj towurd 'own cause, to pace the Pickers at 'thi; plate. Jack Duclos, Bob Mullui "fkn'd Leon Ashby each collectctl two 'hits In seven trips. '.the Cotton Pickers continue;! ! <lieir hilling slreak in yesterday's "contest collecting 12 safeties off ;tVo Osceola hurlers to defeat the -fertith Mississippi Counlians for tin e tKird straight time 15 to 7. ^Doii Bunch, a left hander, starl- 'ed on the mound for the Picker. . rUiit- a sore arm forced him to tl Ibciich in the third inning. Dudlej "Hardy, a reconverted first bnscmnn, : took over the mound duties in the >thfrd frame and stayed until the 'eighth when Alvin Duclos,took' over •fcji- the hill. • "The. three hurleys ^avo i;pu total of'nine hits, Bunch allowing four,' -Hardy three and Duclos two. .Harold Ward, Pickers outfielder, '•paced his team at tho plate, rapping out three bingles in five trip 1 :. 'Hardy collected .two hits In lour trips and Lutes and Mullen collected two for five. ; The Pickers will entertain the "Manila Legion nine at the Air •Base [iiantond next Sunday, and Lpnokc will invade for n single game June itv . They wlil begin their do.vn-state trek after thu 'IjOtiokc tilt; opening in Forrest City June VI for a single game. The trtp will carry them to Little Reck on June 2fi for n game with the 1946 champion Doughboys. Lon- •oke June 27, Hoi Springs June 23-2D and then to Manila July'6. Mat Meanies To Perform Here Tonight A pair of inaldoms mcanesl arc slated to appear on tonight's wrcslling program when Ulll Canly and Red Roberts tangle with Joe Wolfe and Lefty Pacer In the so-minute lag feature at the Legion Arena. The names of Roberts and Canny have become a by-word in circles here and one is rarelv mentioned without the other. Toucth er. they form one oT Hie touches mat teams that ever pcrfoime< here. K Red" and "Handsonv Willie" have been pitted again:; Hie best thai malch-mnkcr Mcr oney had lo offer and always huv come back for more. Their roug and tumble tactics have prove devastating to many top filch men. When not, busy in the ring keep ing the fans roaring witli laugli tcr or scowling with rage, the tw meanic s carry on a Iwo-man sho from outside the ropes. "Ilaiufcon Willie" likes to prance up an do'.vn the cat walk. The going won't be so easy fo them tonight however as thcv a pitted against Wolfe and Pac Both men arc well known hoi with Wolfe having chased Cam all over the ring in last week's contest. Pacer, an ex-grldder from Ohio, Speed King of Kiddy Car League Little Luckiiio Muiini, G, is the envy of nil his plnymates in Home. His newest loy is thi^ miniature car which his father, noted Ho Man speed car ilcsi|',ncr, slnndinu behind him, says is the smallest car in the world, H is only (it) inches long, h.is :i real motor nnd runs up to 25 miles nn hour. The boy, an expert driver, has appropriately named his mechanical kiddy ear "cucciolo," which means puppy. Masterson Hurls 18-lnning 7-0 Win for Senators Without Credit sports a mciin left hook which he ikes to swing at his opponent. He i s a good man to have'on your side when the going gels rou^h. In the two one fall prelim matches. Canny will meet Wot'.'c and Roberts will pair oil with Pacer. Parker Wins Net Tourney -KANSAS CITY, M.O., Julie 9. Seeks '52 Games 1 Blythcville Golf Team Wins Over Memphis Players A golf team composed of mem bers of the Blylheville Countrj Club defcaled Hie powerful Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. lean of Memphis 16 to 13 In tournnincn' piny lit the Blylheville Club yestcr day afternoon. Carl Spain, of the Firestone, team, turned In h five under par 6? I" cop low score honors for the field. Wendell Eaton, who opopscd Spain in the tournament, turned in a ''1 for the niythcvllle team's low score. Missouri Farm Loan Agency to Pay Dividend CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., June 9. — More than $31.800 will be paid to 142 former members or the Senath and Pcnllscot -National Farm Lonii Associations, according to Hubert M. Wilson, secretary-treasurer of the newly consolidated National Farm -loan Association or Caru- lliersvllle. These funds represent payment to former member stockholders of the two associations who have paid off loans in dill It was also announced by Mr. Wilson that a special 30 per cent dividend payment would be made, phis tne regular 5 per cent dividend. He said dividend immcnls lo the local association would aggregate approximately $16.900. By CAKI. MINIKHJIST (llnilril I'rrss Sports Writer) NEW YORK. .June 9. (UP) — Weaiy Wait Masterson might be pardoned today foi' adding Ills beer to others accumulated through the ears on the failure of baseball •nlcs lo give credit la a pitcher i ho does everything bill throw Uls irm off ycl gets no official recognition In the box score. Masterson toiled 1C long Innings' 'or the Washington Senators ycsler- di\v without giving up a I'lin, and when his team mates finally won the pitching classic of the year 1 to 0 in the 18th at Chicago,'it was the inappropriately named Early Wynn, who got credit for the belated triumph. The game' tied a major league mark for the longest 1 to 0 battles in the books, and oddly enough it was these same two teams which set it back in 1918 when Washington also wns a 1 to 0 winner. The mark was equalled again In 1933 when (he Giants beat the Cardi- •nals in a 1 to 0 18-lnning grind. Washington scored its lone vn off Relief Pitcher Earl Harrisl who took over for Frank Paplsh in the 13th, on a triple by Catcher Al Evans anil a long fly by Sherry Robertson, Papish himself tolled 13 brilliant Innings, yielding only five hits before giving out to fatigue. The White Sox broke the scoring drought in a hurry to win the second game, 8 to 2, getting six runs In the rlrsl 'two innings nnd brec/.- IIIR to victory behind Bob Gilles- pic's steady, though not brilliant flinging, rloyd Uakcr led the 14- hll Chicago attack with a double and two singles. Good pitching was the order of the day elsewhere wild the Athletics and Indians trading shutouUs by Phil Miirchlldon and Bobby Fcl- Icr at Cleveland and with Hal New- liouser of the Tigers scoring his third shutout in six victories, beat- Ing the Boston Red Sox. 5 to 0. Marchildon scored a four-nil, 4 0 0 shutout over the Indians In he first game with Ferris Fain >vovldln<! the necessary punch on 1 homer and a double that high- Iglitcd a two-run fifth inning rats'. Feller had his speed and finesse in perfect order as he blanked the A's with three hibj to win the second game, 2 lo 0. He had a no- nitlcr until the sixth when he yielded the first of three singles to Eddie Joosl. Singles by Hal Peck. Dale Mitchell. George Mctkovich and Lou Boudreau gave the Indians their two runs In the first inning. Ncwhouscr limited the Hed So* to four hits and didn't let a man get beyond second at Detroit. He also drove in his first two Tiger rims witli a timely single. X two- I'nn double bv George Kell wSS the other big blow as the Tigers handed Dave (Boo) Ferrlss his fifth setback. The Yankees and Browns finished all-even at St. Louis, the Browns winning the first game, 9 to 2 as Lcs Moss, Vern Stephens, Walt Judnich, and Al Zarilla hit,homer's to back up Jack Kramer's seven- hlt pitching. The Browns made 14 hits off three Yankee, pitchers Ne»f York came from behind lo win th'c second game. 5 to 4, with George McQuinn's two-run cioublc the brjl blow. Relief Pitcher Joe Page wa!s' tile winner. ? Ralph Kiner'.s ninth homer in ic ninth inning gave Pittsburgh 5 to 4 victory nt Philadelphia Her the Phils took the opener, 5 :> 2 on the pitching and hitting of Imil fDutch) Leonard who pilced tcadlly lo win his seventh game nd contributed a three-run dou- ilc in a five-run fourth inning. Ki- icr also hit a first game homer ! ilh a man abase lo spoil Leonard's huloul. All other National League -rame:-' 'ere rained out. looter in Lead nMisscoLoop : Missouri Nins Gets Top Spot as Result oj Victory Over Huffman The powerful Cooler. Mo., nine ook over .sole ownership ot the Irsl place in the Mississippi Coun- y Amateur Baseball League stand- ngs yesterday as they nosed out Huffman 13 to 10 In 10 innings. Lutes took over second place ilownlng the Blytlicvilte Route Two Lookouts 9 to 6 on the Blytlieville E&tc, 2 diamond, throwing the Lookouts Into a three-way tic for ,hird place with Manila, and Yar- oro. Manila drubbed Number Nine 10 to 0 on their home diamond anc Mead's Blythcvlllc Tigers remained in fourth place by defeating Yar uro 6 to 1. 'Little Ftiver defeated Armorcl 13 :o 11 on the Armorel diamond to move Into fifth place leaving Huffman, Number iNine and Artnorei tied for the cellar. Alter lying the score at 10-all in the ninth inning, Coy Glem- mous' Huffman hurler. weakened In the tenth frame and allowed j three runs to cross thr .plate giving the Cooler nine a 13 to 10 do-' ci.sion. , . • j H. Bargcr started on the nioimdl for Cootcr but gave way to Eason ' In the sixth. Kason weakened late in the tilt and Doc Bargcr finished, to get credit lor the win. TiRocs Defeat Y»rbro Prank Ellis hung un his third victory us he pitched 'Mead's Bly- thcville Tigers to a 6 to ! victory over Yarbro. Grovcr Whittle opposed Ellis on the hill and gave up eight hits. Yarbro collected six bingles off of Ellis. Burl Wilson led the Tigers at the BASEBALL STANDINGS MI.SSCO AMATKUR LKA<ilIK 'ooter ,utcs Blythcville Rte. 2 Manila Yarbro Blythcville Little River Huffman Number Nine Armorel W. . 5 . 4 . 4 . 4 ..4 . 3 . 2 . 1 . 1 . 1 Pet, .<i33 .80) .007 .667 .§37 .630 .33:) .181 .167 .107 SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. New Orleans 36 20 Mobile 34 23 Chattanooga 30 28 Nashville 26 26 Atlanta 27 28 Birmingham 27 32 Memphis 22 32 Little Rock 21 36 Pet .655 .5% ,51 .51)0 .4111 Af> .40' .338 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet Brooklyn . New York . Chicago . . Boston Philadelphia Pittsburgh . Cincinnati St. Louis ... 26 18 25 18 24 19 ..- 25 20 21 20 1!) 25 20 27 18 2 j AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L,. Detroit . 26 17 New York 20 21 Cleveland 19 18 Philadelphia 22 2:) Boston 21 22 Chicago :... 23 2R Washington 19 23 St. Louis 1825 Pet .I'O .ftU .51 .481 .4B8 .461 .452 .41 LI No You Don't Al Seotti attempted to hold Hurra Peg as his mount broke through Ihe slartim: ^.Mte at Atlantic City, narrou/ly missed bciny ' trampled upon <liYcctly in fiont of stands. Jockey was given a • tremendous ovation when lie remounted, but horse finished out of money. , plale, rapping out a triple ami n in four attempts. Glen -BuncJ paced Yarbro collecting two hits in four trips, Milton Lowcry, the lad who scar cd Cooler out of their wits lap, week, couldn't do anything wit! llie Manila sluggers as he wa louched for 15 hits and 10 runs a. 'Manila downed Number Nine 10 I 0. Sanders and Redman shared Ih hill duties for Manila and allowe Number 'Nino,, only three scratc singles. Ti'isRcr Wall was the .big gi for Manila collecting three hits i four trips to the plate and Lowery led Number Nine, getting two of the team's three hits. . . . The Lookouts of Blylhcvllle Route Two out hit Lutes 12 to 9 but lost the tilt 9 to 6 asvJohn McHaff.ey hung up his .fourth victory. H. Lutes paced, the victors It. Ihe plate getting two hits'in four trips. Fritz West, pitcher for the Lookouts, ha,! a" perfect day at bat slamnilnc out foiir hits In four attempts. The los s was West's second defeat of the year. Little River .hung up their second vie lory against four defeats .as thev turned back Armorel-13 to 11. Both: teams collected 15 hits but Little River batsmen proved In bn belter clutch hitlers as Ihey timed their hit s better. ' „ Yesterday s Results MISSCO AMATEUR LEAGUE Blytlieville S, Yarbro 1. Cooler 13, 'Huffman 10 (10 lings). Lutes 9, Blythevilte PJe. 2. Little River 13. Armorcl 11. •Manila 10. Number Nine 0. SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orcans 3-13, Memphis 2-6, (first game 11 Innings.) Atlanta 6-2, Nashville 2-8. Birmingham 4-1, Chattanooga 'J-3. Mobile 3-1, Litlle Rock 2-0. NATIONAL LEAGCF Philadelphia 5-4, Pittsburgh 2-5 St. Louts at New York i2). postponed, rain. Cincinnati at Boston, (2), posl- poncd, rain. Chicago at Brooklyn, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE St. 'Louis 9-4, New York 2-5. Philadelphia 4-0, Cleveland 0-2. Detroit 5, 'Boston 0. Washinglon 1-2. Chicago 0-8 (first game 18 innings). Conner:, Los Angeles/ fourth, and Charles Van Acker, South Bend I)id.. fifth. i How to make OLD TRUCKS LOOK NEW Talmadgc Sounds Oft Again in Political Blast ATLANTA. On., June 9. (UP) — Former Gov. Herman Taliiutlsc re(UP) — Frank Parker, who lost his National Singles Tennis Cham- I pionshi]] to .Jack Kramer last ;p::ir. held on to his Heart of America Tournament crown today, thanks to an iron-man iierfomiaiicc in the final round j'estciday. Playing on the holiest Sunday of Ihe year, Parker wore do;\n his much younpcr opponent. Gardner Mulloy of Miami. Fh.^.lo win by successively easier sets, 8-G, G-2, G-0. turned to the political- scw.c l?'l:i.v with n Wast :l t the Deniocrnllc National Committee for rccofini/.- iiiR a rival Democratic faction as the official Democratic parly in Gcor- Bia. The national group had recoR- liUcd the faction led liy Gov. M. E. Thompson who succeeded Tal- madpe in Georgia's famous dual governor case. Taloiadne branded national com- niillee officials ns "ixiiitiriiuis dis- rcK.uclinc while Cicorgiii^ Democrat." in an effort to win Nef^ro votes in doubtful states." In London for a meeting of .the- International Amateur 'Athletic Foundation, Avcry Brundagc will continue on lo Stockholm to discuss with the International Olympic Com. rriittce the possibility of holding the. 1952 Games in the XJnitcd States. Brundagc is president of Ihc U.S. Olympic Committee. [3 Red Cross Leaders Meet CLEVELAND. June !>. (UP)—Til "2nd aniuiul vXmerican Kufionn !{r<l Cross convention opened he: lo<:»y witli s ome C.OM delegate from all over the world in alien cUsncc. 100-Mile Race Record Set MILWAUKEE. Wis., June 9- tUP) —Bill Holland. Bridgeport, Conn, speedster who placed second at Indianapolis Memorial Day, loday held the 100-mile record for -,hj Wisconsin State Fair Track. • Holland made the (rip in i hour 8:44.61 to beat the old record set l>y Rex Mays, Glenriale. Cal.. who finished second. Paul Russo, Kcno- sha, Wis. placed third; George POISON irr A U.S.,GOVERNMENT BUREAU UEPORT announces the discovery ol a new tannlc acid treatment for ivy poisoning*. The treatment has been found excellent'; it is gentle and safe, dries up the blisters in a surprisingly short lime — often within 24 hours, These government findings arc incorporated in the new product IVY-DRY At your drugstore, 59c. Kr ,, m/,.-'t r irr CORP.. >imuim. n. J • Here's a way to make old trucks look new—quick. Drive them in and s;iy, "I want an Appearance Reconditioning Job done on these fellows." And you'll get it. You'll get perfect fitting new International fenders, radiator grilles, hood sheets, doors, glass, hardware, headlights, bumpers, bumper guards and seat 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 1 Marvelous. Act now. Get your trucks "Appearance Reconditioned." GET THESE TOO, WHEN YOU GET YOUR TRUCKS "APPEARANCE RECONDITIONED" Hot Warer Heater and Defroiten • Scat Cavers • El&lon Electric Road Sanden • Saf-T-Slep • SOS F^Quaril • Whiz Automotive ChamicjJ^ Spot tights. Fog Lights and Driving lights* Clearance Ltghts, Flogs, Flares, Directional Signals, other Safety Devices. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL "Trucks Yesterday's Star — Wall Masler- son of WnshiiiRton who pitched; G of the 18 scorcle.s:; innings In a to 0 victory over Chicago, -javc ip only six hits and struck out seven but didn't, get credit lor the iclory. Today's Games SOtmiF.ltM I-EAnUE Memphis at New Orleans. Chattanooga .at. Birmingham. 'I illle n-jck at. Mobile. Nashville at Atlanta. NATIONAL J.EAC.UE PilUburcli m New York. SI. Louis at Philadelphia (2). Chicago at Hoslon, night. Cincinnati at Brooklyn, night. AMERICAN New York at Chicago. " Philadelphia at Drlioit. lioston at Cleveland. Washington at St. Louis, night. FLUSH OUT KIDNEYS THIS DOCTOR'S WAY • Backache, loss of the old pep, getting up nights, and headache are often caused by nothing more than improper kidney action due to excess acid in the urine. Tha kidney? are one cf Nature's ways of re- mbvinfi impurities from the b\ood. And whim these impurities back up, trouble m*y start. So if you have these troubles, pyc you kidneys and bladder a good flushing cm Vy taking Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root. I works on the kidney* to flush them ou ,.. increasing the flo-v of urine to help r« Keve that excess acidi'y and case tfca burning vernation when you pass wate . . . helps that bladder irritation th; makes you get up nights. Made of 16 herbs, roots, vegetables, an< balsam*, Swamp-Root is absolutely non habit forming. Millions have.token it fo I generations . . . often with wonderfu fcau.tt- Caution: take as directed., - For free trial »upply, »cnd to Dcpt. Y Kilmer & Co., Inc., Box 1255, SUmfor Con*. Or—g*t fuU*mzed bottle of Swaaip- BLYTHEVJLLE LEGiON ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHKKE! Reserved Scats or, S.ilc at Ihc Legion Arena from G p. m. Every Monday (VUULTS Me — CHILDREN I5c Monday, Junc 9 I5OX SKATS 15c EXTRA 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 YS. Fisk Tires Gulf Gas Lefty Pacer KEEP YOUR CAR IN GOOD HEALTH! A car, like it human being, must be kept i'.i good health. i;-.'i;n!ar rh('ckii]>s ;iro in order every so often, and social overhauling before Kiibjccl.ion lo tmu.-.ual slraiiiH. IJcfovc you titavt on ytnu 1 summer trip, or the weekend jaunt here or there . . . have your cav's motor dcaced -— ihc chassis lubricated and have \voni or broken pa rls replar'.v!! Thorough Efficient Service For Automobiles • Lubrication * Refinishing • Auto Accessories . '• Auto Parts • Body and Fender Work • Motor Specialists • Wheel Alignment * Brake and Gear Adjustment Plymouth 2I7S.SECOND STREET Owned & Operated By Tom A. Little Jr.

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