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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 13, 1946
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FACE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JULY 13, Bears Humiliate Atlanta Crackers Moundsmon McGowan Let Down Miserably By His Teammates. r ATLANTA, G».. July 13. (UP)— Earl McGowan. the southpaw pride of tAc Atlanta Crackers and Dotn- an, Ala., was ready to settle for u couple of runs and a little support today from hU teammates alter losing a two-hit 3-to-l game to the persistent Mobile Bears Hist night. McGowan pitched "Ills heart out" against the Bears, but a timely homer by "Shotgun" Shulia In the third inning with one on w:>s enough to hand him his seventh loss against j3 victories, although thai four-base blow was only one- half of the safeties lie allowed. I The Crackers ace lefthander wasn't ready-to return to his home town at Dothan but lie was F' 1 "paring to get on his knees before his teammates for ft little support which (he league leading Crackers sorely needed. They have dropped five of the last six gnmcs. In oilier gnmcs Inst night, Litf!c Rock was blanked by Chattanooga, 5 to 0, Birmingham trounced New Orleans, 11 to 5, and Nashville and Memphis split-a doublehendcr. Ttic Vols dropped the first, 6 to 2. nnrt won the second, 7 to 4. . The Pels' Paul Bruno r»0d l!ic Barons' Prank Kerr homered if- Birmingham but the two four-base blows had little effect on lliec'iino. The Barons were leading by four runs when Kerr hit his homcc anil Bruno's was the first run against Don Kerr. who pitched a seven- hitter for Birmingham. Max Wilson hurled a five-hitter at Little Rock, while his teanimiitcs built up their five run lead ngalnst Pitcher Bob Rancy In the first three innings. Chicago Cubs Persistent Bidders For Top Position in the National lapse by his support. The orjj bi^'v off him was \\ pop fly thai fell safe while Lellfielder Uiima Rowell, shortstop Dick Culler un>l Third Baseman Connie Rynii earn w Kited for lhe oilier to catcii jt. Singles by Rowell. Billy Herman In as . NEW"YORK, July 13. (UP)— It 1 to 0. ns Johnny Sain missed began to look today as though the perfect game because of n SI. Louis Cnrdlnnls or Brooklyn Dodgers, all scl lo move Inlo lhe National League lead, will have trouble with the Chicago Cubs. Pre-seasou ratings handed the league, lock, slock nnd barrel, '.o the Cardinals. Tlie Cubs, 1945 champions, were lucky lo be mentioned in lhe some breath wilh the first division. After lhe season started and lhe Dodgers 'r>>wc<1 early foot and staying power, nnd lhe Cardinals showed n couple ol holes In the lineup left by Mexican League raids, the Dodgers began n look like lhe new owners of the crown. But lhe Cubs played along slcad- lly, five or six games behind Brooklyn and about three behind St. Louis, nnd refused to move Into n less desirable neighborhood. The Dodgers apparently can't c!o anything about It. Yrslerday's 1'J lo '2 Cub victory over Brooklyn was a.s humiliating n whipping ns Leo Durochcr's boys Vmve taken :\ll season, nikl " was the fifth slrnlsiht Baseball Standings SOUl'llKKN LKAGUK W. L. Pet. Atlanta 57 315 .020 Memphis 51 43 Si\-± Cliiiltanooaa 411 41 .53'J Nashville 45 44 .5DU New Orleans 45 45 .5()i) Mobile 43 40 .403 l!lrinlii|,'haiii 37 53 .41! Little Rock 35 54 .391) NATIONAL LKAGUK ) O.K. Cab Girls Win Second Shutout Game first Inning iis R. llevlll i;ol or baso »y nn error :uul then scored on n single by M, Kcvlll. lling Hie hitters with each «cl- IIK two hlls in lwo limes at Ijal. Underwood led the Seiialh stiis- Jack Whittle pitched In llie BITS, gelling llirce hils in four place of Ei 1 win Jones against the .limes at oal. Senalh Icnm, allowing them livc| Harold Mason, llie 1940 winner hits. Siilibn KOt five safeties on Hollian with C. Gray and Andy Bevlll of the National Cotton Picking Contest, played third base for the Senatli nine. l'»''> In and Johnny Hopp gave Boston Us run. Frank Custlnc bailed runs and scored another I'iltsbuigh Pirates broke a six- game losing streak wilh a 4 to :< victory over lhe Philadelphia Phils. All the I'hll runs came on homeis. Charley Gilbert hit. for the circuit' In Hie eighth nr.d Vance Dlnges got an insidc-lUc-park homer wllli a man on base in ninth. The noMon Red Sox Increased • their American League lead tn eight games over New York wl'.'n a 4 to 2 conquest of Detroit. Rudy York, a Detroit castoff, won the game wilh a two-run homer I" the eighth. D.ivc Fcrriss went lhe route lor his 13th victory against lour losses. Virgil Trucks was llie loser. Louis Browns, 7 lo 2, balling Jack Kramer out in the fourth Innlni!. Two errors by Brownie C;i',chcr Hunk Hclt helped the A's to viuif. Dick rwlcr scallcred etKl't Ill's to win Ids sixth game tigainsl seven losses. Chicago at Washington was ruined out and the Yankees and Clove- land were not scheduled. Drooklyn 48 45 41 35 35 34 W. L. Pet. St. Chicago .. Cincinnati .. IJoston ,. New York .. Philadelphia I'iltsburgh AMERICAN Hoslon .. .. j New York .. the VvaLhlnBlon- St. Louis .. Cleveland .. Chicago . .. Philadelphia 30 LKAGliE W. L. ..50 23 ..48 31 ..42 34 .. 37 .. 35 .. ,35 .. 30 .. 23 37 42 43 44 52 .GV.l .584 .551 AVi .437 .4UI) Pet. .709 .UCU .5M .500 .•155 AW .405 .1107 The O. K. Cab girls Softball (cam scored a 1 to 0 victory over I the flail's Bakery girls and lhe Saliba Wholesale boys delealel lhe Senath, Mo., boys 4 lo 3 last night "t Walker Park In n double feature Softball till. Mary Lou whittle pitched her second straight one-hit shutout as she shut out lhe Bakery girls. Hopper was the only girl lo get a lilt off Mary lau Whittle. The O. K. Cftb team not four hils off their opponents with M. Revill leading the Cab girls in hilling as she collected Iwo hits in two times nt but. The Cab's only run came in lhe Blytheville Lad Candidate for Esquire Team -. In the all-star Esquire baseball iames held yesterday and last nigllt tn Memphis to determine the out- slanding player of the midsouth to send to Chicago to play In lhe all-star' Esquire game coached by Ty Cobb and Babe Rulh, Dan Cald- weH, a member of the local Junior American Legion team, was one of the final seventeen selected to play in the games to determine the winner. • Marshall Blackard, manager of the Blytheville Junior American Le gion team and Caldwell'^ manager for the' past two years, said that Dan made a good showing in the games. Caldwell played on the Tommj Taylor team which was flic winning team. He made no errors ant was at bat twice and hit n double and hit a long fly to left field ii yesterday's game. In the night game, he dldn 1 make an error and VMS at b'.v. twice. He walked the flrsl time nnc scored and the second time np he flied out deep Into centerficld. • t Caldwcll- was one candidate outi of; over 200 boys attending and was one of tlie lldrly-two third basemen preaent. 'Dan is the slxtccn-ycnv-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Cnldwcll. lhal the Dodgers have lost Wrigley Field. Chicago now is f:l* games behind llie faltering leadcis, and 2',-i behind the Cards, who 1" lurn are 3!<! In back of Brooklyn. Harry Lowrcy was the chiel troublemaker for Brooklyn yesterday, bulling In seven runs with n homer and Iwo singles, nnd scoring Ihrcc runs. The Cubs got 15 hits off loser Rex Barney and rellclcrs Art Herring nnd Hal arcgij. while Hank Wyse gave up only four hits. Marv nickcrt also homered for the winners. The Cardinals finally found the range of the New York Giants in Six>rtsnicn's Park, and whipped the .nvaders there jor the first time Ihls season, 2 lo 1 nnd 5 tn 1. The <louble vlclory enabled the Cards to pick up a ganic-and-n-hnlf on Brooklyn. Howie Pollet's live- , Tcx R1 ] cy nllf | -i-oumiy Ward will hit pitching gave St. Louis the (im ,,| C w m, r_;n.s Raap and Bnrcloot er, with tlie help of Enos Bollard to Use His Toe Hold Again Monday bnl. Slaughter doubled home the winning run In theclghlh Inning. Boston's Braves beat, Lcpanto tomorrow to play n return engagement with the Lepanlo Independents. In lhe first mcclhiR ol two teams (he Juniors de- rented them 10 to 5 in Walker Park. Mutineer Marshall Biackurd n«- nounced he will starl Lcroy Stan- jerry or Bill McBtiy on the mound nd P. D. Foster behind tlie pint*. The local Juniors arc on a four- game winning streak. They have defeated the Lutes Store boys, the Osceoln Juniors, and the caraway Independents twice. Bnllnrcl Mondny night in a lai: mnlcli nl lhe Legion Arena <>» Promoter Mike Mci'oncy's weekly wrestling show. Rllcy lias wrestled here before ami hns proven to lhe fans that he is a capable mntinnn while his p-.utncr, Ward is a newcomer t'> lhe section. Ballavd made Ills first appearance liere lust Monday nigllt »'h"ii ho earned stardom by downing Ucd Roberts in U>e t:>B match and In the preliminary bout. Rnnp v;lll nlso be newcomer lo the local inns. Bnllard showed some tremendous slrciiKlh here last Monday nlRiit ns he broke hold nllcr hold. His Yesterday s Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile 3, Allanln I. Llltlu Koc-k 5, Clinltiinongn 0. Uliinliii'Jiani 11 Now Orleans Niusliville 2-7, Mcmpliis 6-4. NATIONAL l.EAGDB , Clilca^o 13, Brooklyn 2. SU Louis 2-5. New York 1-4. Hoslon l. Cincinnati o. I'iU.slnirjjh 4. Philadelphia 3. Doslon nl Cincinnati (2). AMKHICAN I.KAGUE Iloston 4, Detroit, 2. I'hlliidclphlti 7, St. ixinis 2. Clileaeo ill WnsliinHlon, rain. Only B:ime.s ijchctlutcti. Today's Games NATIONAL I.KAGUE New York ;it St. Louis. favorite hold is tlio Jim Lonrloii too hold which lie used to down Robciis twice. Riley will meel BnlllaUd and Ward will mccl Haap in tlie tv.'o oiif-fall 30 minute lime: limit matetic.s. Tigers to Play Independent Team in Parkin Tiie rils'lhcville Tlfjer Independent baseball leain wilt yo lo I':irkin tomorrow to piny lhe I'arkin Independents. This will be the Tigers' lasl Maine before they f;o to Caraway lo play In tile Independent ball lournanienl beginning Wednesday. ' The Timers have won ten or tlunr eleven grunes lliis season. liighl-lmnder Frank Ellis will shirt on the mound for the Titters and Burl Wilson will be behind Hie plate. Maunder Monroe licshnrsc's Timers have been strcMHlheiicd by Hurl Wilson and Tommy Thompson. Thompson Is n soulhpaw hniier. Brooklyn at Chicago. Philadelphia at AMl.KICAN I,i: AC. UK Cleveland at New York. Detroit at Boston. HI. Louis at Philadelphia. Chicago at Washington. Legion Juniors To Meet Lepanto In Sunday Game The Blytheville Junior Legion baseball team T Arncricn.T •ill go to F. L. WICKER MACHINE SHOP Hns Just Inslullcd LARGE METAL LATHE METAL SHARPENER AND KMl'l.OYKl) Well Known Local Machinist With Years of Experience WE ARE NOW EQUIPPED TO DO S? JOB ELECTRIC AND ACETYLENE ANY WELDING IK Our SPECIALTY ALL WORK IS GUARANTEED Phone 2192 215 N. Scconil Sale of Lawn Furniture 19.50 Heavy Aluminum Upholstered Chairs 12.50 Heavy Aluminum Canvas Covered Chairs 7/.50 Steel Square Tables 3.95 Wooa and Canvas Chairs $< K°° $Q 95 *J« $'J95 PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., Inc. I'houc 515 121! West M;iin SI. BIG NEWS!! THE JIM BROWN STORE 105 West Main St. BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. Will Be Formally Opened Thursday, July 18 Wqtch This Paper for Our Big K / Opening Announcement! ,J Land Owners- If you are troubled with Johnson Grass on your land you need ATLACIDE It's a Sure Killer Get a Supply Today Special Prices On Quantity Lots'. PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., INC. Phone 515 126 West Main St. LUMBER-All Kinds! 6" & 8" center match . No. 1 red shingles . Composition shingles . Weatherboard drop siding . Framing; all sizes . Flooring, Plywood •- Tile board, masonite Our July Special: Aluminum corrugated tin $10 per square We make cabinets, window frames & door frames to fit. SMALL BROS. LUMBER CO. Phone 46, Senath, Mo. WRESTLING Blytheville Legion Arena Monday, July 15.. 8:15 p. m. Adults, 3«c, Tax 9c—Tola! .450, Reserved Seals Kc, Tax 3c—Total, IDc. Children's Seals 12c, Tax'ic, Tolnl, 15c. Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on TAG MATCH Tex Riley and Tommy Ward n. Barefoot Bollard and Gus Raap A/so 2 One-Fall 30-M'mutc Matches TEX RILEY vs. BAREFOOT BALLARD TOMMY WARD vs. GUS RAAP Open 7; Slarls 7:30 pra AIR CONDITIONED FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Also CULVERTS Osceoia Tile & Culvert Co. Last Time Today "BORDER BANDITS' Johnny Mack lirown Raymond Ilaltim Serial: "Junnlc Haiders" Also Shorts Saturday MIDNITE SHOW Starts II p.m. (,'lKtrlic Ch;ni m "DARK ALIBI" Sidney Toler,. Muiiton Murelamt KunHav and Continuous Show Sunday 'VALLEY of DECISION' Grccr fiiirsnn, Gregory Tcck Paramount News ALSO SHOUTS RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:00; Picture starts at 7:15. Last Time Today 'Wonder of Wasteland \vilh James \Varron and It!, I,aril Martin CIIOO CIIOO AMKC1O and !ltli C'h:i|>l. of "Haunted Harbor" Owl Show 'Curse of the Cat People" vvilh Simone Simone COMEDY Sunday and Monday Tuesday "THE YOUNG WIDOW" Jam? Russrll and I.nui^ H:\ywiird KKO NEWS AM) C'OMKDY FELIX A. CARNEY City Radio Repair Radios and Appliances 324 E. Main St. Phone 2407 CASH BUYERS for YOUR PROPERTYI For a quick sale see me. I have buyers for homes. List your property with me. My commission is 5%>. I have no sidelines. H. C. CAMPBELL Office 120 So. Second Phones 446 or 2934 New Theater- Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Ilays 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 1 y.ra. Cont. Showing "Comfortably Cool" SATURDAY "Alias Billy (he Kid" with Sunset Carson A- FCSE.V S(uarL SERIAL AND COMEDY Admission ,'., He and 30c Got 6 days plowing in only S dayj 1 OWL SHOW "A Yank in London" with ,\nn;i Niccrl anil Jean Das&ar I'LUS COMEDY Admission lie and 30c Sunday and Monday P" "GILDA" with Kila Ha.vworlli * Glenn Ford NKWS AND COAIED1' The self-clcanm.!,* O I> E N C K N T E It keeps lu^s open al Ixilh cuds. Gives each lug an entering edjTc to start tlie bile. So, the whole lug dis^s down deeper, jicts more j;rip. Ask any neighbor now using Sure-Grips. He'll confirm what tests prove . . . You set up to 22'; more work wilh less fuel when you use Goodyear Sure-Grip Tractor Tires. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" Week Days: Starts al 7:30 p. m. Last Time Today 1JOVBI-I'. FKATUBK 'Beneath Western Skies" Boh Livingstone, Smiley Burncltc "SERGEANT MIKE" Lurry Parks, Jeanne li.ilcs Serial "Maslcr Key/' Ct»a\iler 1 Also Carloon ., SATURDAY OWI, SHOW Al 11:30 "DEAD MAN'S EYES" Jean Parker, I'aul Kelly, I-on Chancy Serial: "Captain America" Clup. j Also Comedy 'Around the World" Ainu Carney, Joan Uuvis Also News anil Carloon

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