The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 10, 1947
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*AOB en BL¥ liicVTLU! '(ARKJ COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE JO, 1947 MatMeanies Disqualified Referee Meroney Gives Decision to Joe Wolfe, Lefty Pacer Bill Canny and Red Roberts are today looking for a new neighborhood in which to display' their manly talents, for last night they learned that they play too rough for, the boys around the American legion Arena. : "Handsome Willie" and "Rough Red", the casanovas of cauliflower row, were chased from the ring by . Referee Mike Mevoney, who stopped the second fall of the la feature of last night's wrestlin program because the two glanls were playing too rough. The disqualification of Ihe meanlcs cave their .opponents Joe Wolfe and Lefty Pacer the necessary rounds for them to be crowned victors of the fracas. Wolfe and Pacer took Ihe first round after much effort in trying to overcome the tactic,'! used 1)1 the two meanlcs. The round started in an unusual clean way a. Roberts and Wolfe actually wrest led awhile before "Rough Red got to calling on his partner foi aid. . Baltic Bcffins Early 'About midway, of the first stanza the beginning of the end really started. Roberts had tagged Canny and 1 retired to his position outside' the ring. Canny drug Wolfe into. Roberts' coiner for a two- pn-one workout that brought Pac'-'i' flying into the ring. The enraged lefthander started swinging at anything that was moving and 5 oon had the two monies seeking cover outside the Ting. Canny' got up nerve enough hack into the sq>"> rc placed flying shoulder venture bat a well fctock had him lying In the TO*' of the ringside seats. first •Wolfe, who had recovered during Die 'one-man blitzkrieg stayed by t»cer, rushed I" to give Ills partner a helping hand. Referee Meroney who had been running around lake a housewife at a bargain sale lihally coaxed the four would-l>s "kUlcr s back into their respective (fcirncrs and the mitten proceeded. But iiot for long, as Pacer applied the surf board hold to Roberts, "Hitter 23 minutes of wild battling, arid eliminated him. , . Bad Break for Canny the Although confined to wheelchair as a result of broken back suffered 10 years ago, Allen Swanson of Kansas City, Kans., entered. State Trapshooting Championships in Topcka.. Former Cardinals Win Games While Champs Occupy Cellar NEW YORK, June 10. (UP) — Maybe thnt burning nupstlon of what ails the cardinals can be answered best today by a look at the players who supposedly had outlived their nse;ii:;icss with the world champions and were peddled nway. Charley Barrett's oiic-hU, _l to 0 victor for thc Braves over Chicago nee. Hank Uovowy. at Boston last night was the latest example of an ex-Cardinal slurring clse- wlicre. It was Ills third straight victory and his iourtli of the season and it was a pitching masterpiece. lie hail a no-hitler until Horowy scratched a single in thc seventh which was small consolation for Fordhiim Hank, whose six-game winning Hard-HittingVols 1 Move Forward Lookout Loss Puts Them One Lone Point Behind Nashville Team ATLANTA, Ga., June 10. (UP) — Larry Gilbert, the (grand old man of Nashville baseball, today threatened to tear up the Southern Association doi'.eshect with his hard- hitting Vols. Deep In the league cellar during the opening weeks of the campalKii. the Vols today were ahead of the fourth-place Chattanooga Lookouts —and still coming strong. Despite pitching weaknesses. Nashville was winning Its share of ball names, solid hitting i n (he Vo lineup was overpowering southern opposition. Gilbert's $50,000 rookie backstop Al (nubcl Walker provided the of- lensive TNT for Nashville's 4 to conquest over the Atlanta Crack- fis nl Ponce de Leon Park last night, with the 21-year-old first- year performer bashing out a nai at four-masters, Vol vcl Pete Mai lory, meanwhile, was limiting tin 1346 pennant-winners to eight scat tercel blows. Clintlnnonun lost to Birmingham 10 to 2. The Barons lashed foil pitchers for a total of IS hlls <lriv Marv Stevens. Roland Miller and Dick Welk from the mourn Luis Aloma finished for the Look outs. Alex Kellner silenced 'Nooc bats with seven hits. Roy Boles, turned In a five hltte against Little Rock for his scventl consecutive victory. His Mobil Bear mutes collected nine blows of Carl LIndquist for a 5 to 0 win. The Memphis Chicks iwunrieri Tom Sunkcl hard, but the crafty votcran southpaw was supported by equally hard New Orleans Pell- can slugging and the league leading Pels won over Memphis 7 to 5. Don Hanskl was the loser. Tom Wright, Pel gardener, chipped In Beginner's Luck '•Handsome Willie" took . tattle single-handed and had it Mt been fcr ft 1 bad break, would h*»e eliminated Wolfe with the ' deadly bar-arm hold, but luck was agalns!, him as Wolfe managed to crawl a little at a time until he teiched his partner's corner. . t»accr took over the operations Mid soon had Canny groggy. D=- cMing that lie had done hl s sharo. he tagged Wolfe who eliminated Canny with a rolling scissors. Roberts, disliking the outcome ft »he first round entered the ring •nd threatened lo whip the two victors within an inch of their lives. But Wolfe chanecd his mind by giving him a little of what Canny just had. "he'-rsecond fall took only ciaht ' """ ^Roberts and Canny, willi . their eyes, went to work streak was snapped. Boston got Its run In the seventh on singles by Tommy Holmes. I5»rl Torgcson and Bob Elliott. In addition to Barrett, thc Braves have another potential regular winner in Johnny Bcaslcy. who won only seven games at St. Louis last- year. And of course the Phils have Harry Walker, sold because he couldn't hit and now Hailing a lusty .358, second high in Ihe IcaRuii. . r olfe. _ Canny shoulder-blocked ' bark ;< : out; ot.vthe ring, hl^ iig :pn. -'tile 'edge -of" the. ring ;jli<!,.Icli.';A5 tiie Injured Wolfe to thc aid of Ills injured mate but Roberts stcpued him with a right hook to the Jnw. As Roberls and .r.iccr waltzed n round l )ll! inside of the ring. Canny was entertaining Meroney an'J Wolfe on the outside. Johnny Hopp of the Ilraves. peddled by the Cards last season, is the league's No. 5 hitler at ,329 and don't forget Johnny Ml/c of the Giants, a cardinal ol earlier plumage, who lends both leagues in homers with 15 and has a swat mark of .340. The Giants kept up their lucre- | w|tl ,, omc ,.„ nmtllc dlbte slugging and returned to place with an outburst that ijavc llicm 12 runs in the last two innings and a 13 lo 10 victory over Pittsburgh at New York. Walker Cooper's second homer In as many Innings in tile ninth after Mlzc doubled and Willard Mar.shall walked, broke, up the game. Mickey Wilek .had lied the- score at 10-all with a homer preceding Cooper's. The Giants mncle eight runs in tho eighth, four on homers by Cooper and Jack Lohrke. Buddy Kcrr also hit a Giant homer and Halph Klner got his 10th for the Pirates. Philadelphia lopped St. Louis in 15 innings, 2 to 1, after llic Cardinals look Ihe opener, 4 to 2 as George Kurowski led the way with a homer and double. Singles by Verban, Skeeter Newsonio and Del Emits off Ihe liriug Mnrry Dick-so:i gave Ihe Phils the marathon victory. Chicinnali win at Brooklyn. 9 to G. Zicntara's three run homer in the eighth was the big blow. Tile spirited Athletics liowlcd over (lie leading Tigers al Detroit. 11 to 3. on a 13-hil allack off tour Mrs. O. G. Olson proudly exhibits 33V'2-pound. Kamloops, the largest rainbow trout of record ever caught by a woman. Taken from Lake Pend Orielle, Ida., in Post Falls, Ida., matron's (list attc'inpt at this type of fishing, big one exceeds by a pound the world mark which stood until May 1 of this year, when a 3t>- pounder was yanked from Lake Pcnd Oricllc. BASEBALL STANDINGS ! Loss of Arm Fails To Keep Veteran from Succeeding as Fisherman SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. New Orleans 3720 Mobile 35 23 Nashville 27 26 Chattanooga . 3029 Atlanta 27 29 Birmingham 28 32 Memphis 22 33 .ittlc Rock 21 37 Pet .643 .«o:s .500 .528 .482 Softball Nines To Play Two Games Tonight Two games will be played In the Blythcvillc Y' s City Softball League onlght with the league-leading />y Eich nine meeting Ark-Mo •owcr in the first tilt and Saliba Wholesale playing Sam Johns in life lightcap at Walker Park. The luckless Kilownltnrs who have not won a game In league play, svill match their curve-ball ariist, Stewart Gurley, against jalier Tom Dorris, In an effort to break their losing streak. Gnrley displayed his curves to Hays Store slUKgcrs last week, and for several innings, had them eating out of his hand. His floate.'- curvc. known as a knuckler in baseball, has a tendency to fade away just :i s the batter swings. The Saliba Wholesalers, who are | holding down third place In the league standings, will seek to ijct back into th c running when they meet the Sam Johns' Smokehouse nine in the nightcap. The wholesalers iikcd to have turned Ihe clopo tucket upside down last week when thev battleM tlm I/iy Eich nine to a standstill, forcing thorn to go an extra inline to win. •A win by thc .Wholesalers would throw the Smokehouse nine into third place tie with them. To Kiilrrlain Visitors Two of tile strongest out of town Chicks Release Pitcher MEMPHIS. Tcnn., June 10. (UP) —The Memphis Chicks today gave veteran pitcher Joe Biggs Ills unconditional release and sold right- handed pitcher Joe DC Morau to Montgomery, Ala., of the Southeastern league. Biggs, righthandccl ai'c of the Chick staff two years ago, has boon hampered with a sure mm the past two seasons and has uon only one game this year. ; RI Mauriello and Lesnevich To Meet in 70- Round Bout NEW YORK. June 10. (UP) — Heavyweight Taml Mauriello of New York and light heavyweight champion Ous •Lesnevich of Cliffside. N. J.. were under contract today to meet in a 10-ronnd non- tilie bout at Ebbels Field, July 3D. They agreed to give seven-and-a- half per cent, .ol lh c purse to the Damon Runyon Memorial Cancer fund. Promoter Andy Nciderctter, who is staging the bout, will donate his full profit to the same fund. Efforts arc being made to have former heavyweight- champions Gene Tnnncy and Jack Dcmpsey referee several bouts on thc card and Champion Joe Louis may -be asked to stage a three-round exlilbi- tlon match. .400 .362 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. New York 26 18 Brooklyn 26 19 Boston 26 20 Chicago .24 2D Philadelphia 22 27 Cincinnati 2127 rittsburgh 10 26 ;t. Louis 10 26 i3 not im- Pet. .591 .578 THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today AMERICAN U^AOITE W. U Detroit 2fi 18 New York 26 21 Cleveland 19 19 Philadelphia 23 23 Boston Chicago . .. Washincton . St. Louis 22 22 24 26 19 24 ...:... 19 25 George E. Belole Jr., of Memphis, brother of Ed Bclote, number of the advertising siaff of thc .gl i Courier News, proved to war am- '.--Iputcos that fishing possible for them. Bclote, who lost his left arm in action in the Padi:'; during World War II landed a five -pound 10 ounce big mouth bius at Horse Shoe- Lake, near HeKM-i, Satin clny afternoon. In spite of his iiandi- ; 545 cap. .4491 He was fitted with an artificia 1 .438 arm upon his disclKuyc from fie .422 service and used llic artificial .422 limb in landing the htg fish. Mr. Belotc, who is . sales manager for the Hanr.mi Engraving Co. of Memphis, stated that he .M 1 was using a deep riiiuv.a^ iiuln .553 dancer when he hooked the big • 5 ™ bass. He said Hint he had sent. .503 11, c fj su to St. Louis to be mountain cd .480 Pet. .442 .432 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN I-EAGtTIR •New Orleans 7, Memphis 5. Mobile a, Little -Rock 0. Nashville 4. Atlanta 1. (Birmingham 10, Chattanooga 2. . t'-'tif :his back. on the .floor, . . .and .Cariny. started Wslng -" for '''a "spring board as !>S feet '" it started - all Cannv started in the ring. Then over, Roberts and to work on \Voifi id-section with kicks and blows. P.icer and Meroney finally subdued > wi > .«. )li,,._... they practiced swan-diving into, the racing duo aiid usliefed Wolfe the ringside scats. to safety. Meroney Gels Workout j in tlic two one fall preliminary (Meroney tried in vain to stop the matches Cannv defeated Wolfe in onslaught, .but he soon found liini- seifing lying on top of Wolfe, getting his share of the workout, pa: Meroney, deciding things had pitchers. Elmer Valo hit a homer gone far enough, waved the t\vo| and George Kcll got a Detroit hom- meanies from the ring. However, Kills Kinder w on his fourth game and second shutout at St. Louis, bealini; Bobo Nctvsom of Waslilng- lon, t lo 0, in a duel in which the only run was unearned, Al Zarilla Ihey did not leave, bill waited one corner until Wolfe was on •«r,. in meantime, had rushed 10 minutes with a crab hold and Pacer eliminated Roberts in 12 minutes with flying blacks anil a tody pin. Peck and Lou Boudreau homered for Cleveland. The White Sox, overcoming art' fi to 2 Yankee lead, finally won. O'to 8. at Chicago, takinc advantage of ivildncss by New York pitchers who gave up 11 walks. Yesterday's Star — Walker Cooper of the Ginnls. whose homers' : ln the- eighth and niiilii drove In five runs in a 13 to 10 victory over the Pirates. NATIONAL LEAGUE ' New York 13. Pittsburgh 10. St. Louis 4-1. Philadelphia (second game 15 innings). ' Boston -1. Chicago 0. Cincinnati 9, Brooklyn 6. 2-2 AMERICAN LEAOtTF. Philadelphia 11. Detroit 3. -Boston 7. Cleveland 5. Chicago 9. New York 8 (10 nings). St. Louis 1, Washington 0. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis al Nc.v Orleans. Nashville al Atlanta. Cliallanooga at Birmingham. 'Little Reck at Mobile. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at St. Louis, night. Philadelphia at Detroit. New York at Chicago, night. Boston at Cleveland. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pitlsburgh al New York, night. Cincinnati at Brooklyn. Chicago at Boston, night. SI. Louis at Philadelphia, night. teams that have played in Biythc- ville so far this year will invade Walker Park tomorrow night. Ttic HiEhfill Furniture Slorc team from Pi^ragoukl will engage tliC| Sam Johns Smokehouse nine in the first game and thc .strong Dr. Pepper team, also from Paragould. will meet the Oivens Druggists in the nightcap. Thc Hishfill team, like thc Smokehouse nine, is composed largely: of high school-aged boys. It is rated as one of thc strongest teams in the Softball league in Paragould and ha s lost only two games this, year. I Thc Dr. Pepper nine for the past' five or six years has had one ''f the leading softball teams in' Northeast Arkansas. This team also is a member of the Softball league in ParaKOukl mid is tied for the league lead. The team has been beaten three times thus far this season, twice by Icatuie teams and i once by the strong Airliner nine of Jonesboro. Starting time for the first game tomorrow night has been moved up to 7:30 instead of thc usual 8 o'clock due to the visiting teams having to return to Paragould after thc games. 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Sam Mclcs t'.vo-run luimer gave the Red Sox a ~, lo, 5 victory at Cleveland in which Don GulteruU'.' ml Hobby Doerr gol Iwo-i «n miners for the winners, ami Hal Giraffes, when their food i*. | juicy, can do without water almost '., 0 _ "•• long as a camel. Wedncsduy and Thursday "Fear in thc Night" with Paul Kcllcy and K:ty Hcoft Nc\vs ami Shorts • Here's a way to make old trucks look new—quick. Drive them in and say, "1 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 •ad seat cushions—just what you •wmnt to put your trucks in shape. Next, paint jobs if the trucks need them. The cost? Not great. The result? Marvelous. Act now. Get your trucks" Appearance Reconditioned." 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HUGHES & Company "Ready Mix Concrete" Building Materials South 10th St. Phone 3531 IN THE MISSISSIPPI COUNTS CHANCERY COURT, BLYTHEVIL1.E DISTRICT Stale of Arkansas Plaintiff vs. No. 10.094 < 1943 Tax Suit) Delinquent lands in Blythevlllc District, Mississippi County forfeited for j non-payment of taxes and sold to the Slate of Arkansas Defendants NOTICE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Act No. lit! of the General Assembly of the State ot Arkansas of 1935, and amendments thereto, there has been filed in the office of the Clerk of Blythcvillc District Mississippi County Chancery Court the Complaint of the State of Arkansas to quiet and confirm in said State and/or redeemers, purcnasers. donees and assigns, llic title lo ccrlain lands mcnlioncd in said Complaint and lying in the County of Blytheville District, Mississippi, anrl State of Arkansas. All persons who can set up any right to tlic lands so forfeited and sold are hereby warned to apiwar in tlic Blytlicvillc District. Mississippi County Chancery Court at the September, 1947 Term, after the publication of tills notice, to-wit on the 22 day of September, 1947. and chow cause, if any there lie, why the title to -said forfeited lands should not be confirmed, qulclcd and v?slcrt in lhc Stale of Arkansas and/or redeemers, purchasers, donees and assigns in fee simple forever. The dcscrtpllon of said lands and the names of the persons, firm or coriTOratlon last paying taxes thereon arc as follows: Person, Firm or Corp. Last Paying Taxes Part of Tax. Penalty Thereon Section . Section Araa and 3ost TOWNSHIP IS NORTH— RANtlE 8 EAST Claud Barnes E',t NWVi NE'A n 20.00 TOWNSHIP 15 NORTH—RANGE !) EAST C. T, Orr NEVi 12 160.00 W. A. HulUm 1 ac. so.. SE cor. Lot 3 NW'/i NEV, 31 1.01 TOWNSHIP IS NORTH—RANGE 10 EAST Charles T. Orr NE'.i SE'/i 30 40.00 TOWNSHIP 15 NORTH—RANGE 11 EAST Columbus Grtvcs W. 50' E. 250' N. 180' Lot 24 SE 1 /. 17 Lot. TOWN LOTS—MISSISSIPPI COUNTY crson. Firm or Corp. asl Paying Taxes Thereon Lot Block TOWN OF BLYTHKVH.I.K ALLISON ADDITION TO BLYTHEVIU.E illic Sawyer 8 1 .. Harbcr 3 8 .. Harbcr 4 8 BUGG ADDITION TO Bl.YTHKVlLI.E ;. E. Hawkins 2 10 I. L. Morris 7 13 I.L.Morris 8 13 CHICAGO MII.I, A- UJK. CO. REVISE!) PLAT Nli BLK. 5-6 2nd Mrs. Chas. Harrington 7 6 1.80 GREENWOOI> ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Jnknown 1 1 Unknown 11 1 1,50 Unknown ; 20 1 Unknown 21 1 HOLLIPETKR-SHONYO ADDITION TO IILYTHKVII.LK J. W. Floyd 3 6 .1. W, OWENS ADDITION TO BLYTHKV1LLE Bob Small 3 WKST ENI1 ADDITION TO BI.YTHEVII.I.E Unknown 23 2 Unknown ....24 2 \ TOWN OF LEACHVH.I.K SMITH ADDITION TO I.EACIIV1LLE Luna n. wilhc-lm ...21 c 151 Luna B. Wilhelm 22 c 1,6 Witness my hand and seal this the 31st day of May. 10(7. (Seal) HARVEY MORRIS, Chancery Clerk. Guy E. Williams..Attorney General Carl Lnngslon, As.sU.taut Attorney General. 6,3-10-17-24-711-8 New Theater! 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