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PAGC EIGHT BLYTHEVrLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUNE 20, 1949' Cotton Pickers Pile Up i 35 to 1 Score Against Luxor a in Game Played on Walker Park Diamond Tht Blythevllle Cotton Pickers, behind the three-hit pitching of Mick Hi; tnd Tommy Phillips, scored 12 runs in the lii-sl inning and then coasted to a 36-1 rictory over Luxora in » Fifth District Legion Junior League game played at Walker Park yesterday afternoon. The Picker* went on (heir big-' *Mt hitting spree of the year lapping out 20 base blows In humiliating the haple.=s but game Lesion Junior nine. H was Blythevnle's third win of the season against two defeat*. Mack Hay started on the mound for the Picker.s and goi-p up all three of the hits allowed Luxora's batters. He retired in tne eighth Inning however In favor of Phillios who .set the L'.ixora batters down in ordw in the e!?hlli and ninth frame.s. Owens and McArloo shared mound duties for Luxora. Couch .James Fisher, who manners th* Pickers, used a total of IS players, everv one he had tlres.= ed out. in the wild fray. Every mom- her of Blvtheville's star!'lie lineup except Terry Monre O'Neal, the third ba.«'man. sot at least one '.lit. Ted Vance, sonnv Stires and Alvin Duclas each EO! three. Wfdnefdsy afternoon thf Picker.s rill return to action jotlrneyillR to Marked Tree for a leasup contest with the Marked Tree junior Legion nine. In another leamie contest played yesterday the Blackburn-Steven.s nine of Memphis scored four runs in the 10th innins to defeat Osceo- IB B-2. Tlie came was played a( Hale Pifld in Osreola. At the end of the regulation nine Inninps the score was tied al two- all forcing the game into overtime. Memphis rallied to score tonr runs in the top half of the 10th and then net Osceola down in order in the bottom half of the extra inninu to ' gain the victory. U»nila'.s junior Legion nine dropped another decision yesterday, this time to Harmburg by > 13-7 count. The gam« w».i played lit Harris- burn. Box score: Crax Defeat Barons Twice; Chicks Win 2 Bv The Assodalfd Press Regardless of wh:il fans in Birmingham. Nashville and Little Rock think, the Southern Association pennant race is better than it was before yesterday's games. The Atlanta Crackers SL-tired a rioublelieader victory over the Barons 11-1 and 2-1, Ui pull to within a smile of file league leaders. The team which leads (he league alter aames of July 4 plavs the All-Stars. AMERICAN LKAOVE W L Nev. York M 21 Detroit , 3*1 24 Philadelphia 32 'X Cleveland 29 25 Boston 29 27 Washington 28 28 ChicaBo 23 M St. Louis 11 W NATIONAL I.KARUK W L Brooklyn St. Louis HoMon Philadelphia New York Cincinnati Pitlsbursh Chu-ago SOUTH Kit X Birmingham Atlanta Nashville Mobile Little Rock New Orleans , ... Chattntloo&a Memphis , 35 23 31 23 S3 'X . 33 27 . 29 11 . 24 M . n 34 . 20 37 W [, 37 24 3« 23 34 27 30 29 » 31 32 33 27 3fi 18 39 Pet .632 .579 .552 .537 518 ,500 .a»o .296 Pet .R03 MO .359 550 518 421 404 351 Pel 607 55V 506 .492 .492 .429 316 Yesterday's Results of the greatest in recent South- Memphis—one disappointments ern history—defeated fifth place Little Rock twice. fi-:i and 2-1. The second lowest team in the lenstie —Clint tnnooga—took third place Nashville 6-4 and 7-1. Only Ne»- Orleans and Mobile .split. Mobile won the first same n-1 and New Orleans Ule second 11-3. Alex NedHso of Ultle Rot-k pitched three-hit ball 'but still lost Ihe second name al Memphis. The teams finished Ihe scheduled seven innings in a 0-0 tie. Little Rock scored a run In the lop of Ihe eighth but Memphis nided by two errors came back with the winning two. Ken Olson pitched a one-hitter for Mobile to defeat New Orleans In the opener. The one hil was Charley Clock's homer. Church if atunback M Hicttrson •»> Tate c lAjnsford 3b Looney rf OnrclR Ib McAdoo cf-p Owen* p-cf Totah Vance m mlree Ib Bj«r Ib Diiclon 3b Johnson 3b Hay c Bratcher e Hopper cf TUlsel) cf Bunch rf Shanks rf Oallis If Daniels If O'Neal 3b Boyd 3b Droke If TotaU AB R H 300 0 ] 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Whittle's Single Gives Miners 2-1 Win ot Clarkton Graver whittle hurled one-hit ball and singled home the game's two runs yesterday afternoon only 1 3 AB R H 0 to Rive the Number Nine Niners a 2-0 decision over the Cliukton, 0 0 3 2 0 0 3 0 , Mo., Independents, on the Clarkton Nine righthander diamond. The Number 5 8 I 3 1 4 4 1 0 3 4 1 0 3 3 I 0 632' Number Nine 1 0 0 i Holiingsworth Ig faced only 30 batters, striking out 12. The only hit given up wai a single to Stark. In the seventh Inning, whittle banged out a long single to score two men to win his own ball game and break up a tisht pitcher's duel. Number Nine will plav host to NATIONAL Bn.slon 5-3 Cincinnati 2-2 St. 1/iiiLs 6 Philadelphia 5 Chitnso & Brooklyn 2 PtUsiwrsh 9 New York H AMERICAN I.KAOIJK Cleveland 4 Nee,' York 3 ''1 in- nin;;s) Detroit fi-T Washington 0*0 Philadelphia 8-3 Si. Louis 3-1 B-™st-: T 9 Chicago 2 SO1ITHKKN I.EAfiHE Mobile 5-3 New Orleans 1-11 Memphis 6-2 Ijittle Rock 3-1 Chattanooga 7-6 Nashville 1-4 Atlanta 11-2 Birmingham 1-1 Toclav's Games NATIONAL I.EACJUK Boston at Chicago New York at St. Louis might) Philadelphia at, pitlsburgl i night] Only «atnes scheduled. "AMERICAS I,EA«IJE Detroit at Boston I night I Cleveland at Philadelphia <nighU Chicago at Washington might) St. Louis at New York (night) SOUTHERN LEAGUE All night games-. Liille Rock at Memphis. Birmingham at Atlanta. Chattanooga at Nashville. Mobile at New Orleans. Victoria Errors Give Missourians Four to 1 Victory VICTORIA, June 20.—Tlie Card well, Mo., Tmiependent.s took ad vantage ot sfx Red Sox errors yes lertlay to .score four unearned run the Armorel Tigers Sunday alter-] and defeat Victoria 4-1 in a gam 2 i noon. 0 j Box score: o I ' 0 j Xfoore rf i! o! i 2 3 t 1 0 I Ltlte.s 2t>-rf 43 35 20 i Lcdbctter »dd spts lead—COTTON PICKER j Bnrger Ib Hill 2b Stevens If Spiers 3b Shaneyflet ss Watson Ib White rf Harrison cf Weathers p Haskett c Tot His Craford If Steele 2b Ryan c Hearn 3b Mayn rr Roy«r ri Whitsett Ib Morehotlse Ib Wann ss Totals AB S S 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 40 AB 4 R 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 R 2 1 (I n i n o i i I Fisher 3b Jones cf Whittle p Totals Clarkton Vineyard "2b Harris 3b C. Powell Ib Jurgens cf Battles ss Sharp c Howard lr Stark rf Blaylnck p 1 Tola is AH 5 1 I 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 played on the Cm-dwell diamond Drew Conner went Ihe distanc for the Red Sox and .scattered flv hits, but shabby fielding sent hin 0 | down in defeat. Dempsey worke " ! eight innings for Cardwell. al!o*» ing (our hits, and Grissom workc Ihe ninth, giving up one hit an three bases on balls but no tuns. 0 •2 0 0 1 1 i.Uieir five hit.s in the eighth Inning 1'fio" push across their lone tally. 1 j Bennett led both teams at bat with The Red Sox bunched three of : eller Revives; Checks A's 4-2 Indians Fasrballer Goes 11-lnning Route; Cards Edge Phils 6-5 By ,1o* R rich Ifr A-wortatrd Prrat Sporli Wrilmr Bob feller is up to his old tricks eaiii—encaging in Ills favorite pa.i- e of making [he baseball experts at their words. It was only a couple of days ago hat tlie expert., predicted, for the mphy-umptli time, that Ihe eist- liile screat Cleveland pitcher was irougli _ finished s » winning urler. And as he did on all pi-pious occasions, tht 30-year-old Isihthander has proved them He stilled [hem yesterday with biilliairt ll-lnnlng pitching per- oimance as the Indians defeated le New York Yankees. 4-2. Feller Howed six nils, only one In tlie ast seven innings. feller's victory ye.--terdai' was a ery important one for tlie fourtli lace Indians, It gave them the eiies from the league leaders— wo games lo one—and moved them p to within five and a half from he top. They've won seven of their as! eleht and trail the third place 'liiladelphia Athletics by only one ~ame. Vrrnon's Homer Wins A home rnti with one on bv first >a;ieinan Mickey Vernon broke up he (tame in the llth. Joe Page, .'lio replaced starter Allie Reynolds n the seventh, was the loser. Tomny Henrich drove in one of the Yankees' two-runs with his 13th lomer, his third off Feller. Aided by homers by Ted Williams nd Dom DiMasglo. each o-ith two iiates abo.-ud, the Boston Red Sox va Hoped the Chicago White Sox, 9-2. to sweep the four-game series. The second place Detroit Timers. >ehind the superb pitching of Vhuil Trucks and Fred Hutchinson. shut out the Washington Senators in loth ends of a doubleheader. 9-0 and 1-0. to cut the New York's margin (o three games. Philadelphia and St. Louis divided a. doubleheader. the Athletics winning the first game. 8-2, and the Browns taking the second, 1-3. Rookie Alex Kellner won his ninth same for the A's, scattering six nits. Joe Ostrowski stopped the Mack- men with a seven-hitter in the nightcap. Cards Finally Beal Roberts Chuck Diering's ninth inning ingle .scored Lou Klein with the run that save the second place St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 victory over Philadelphia and put them only one game behind the National Leaene leading Brooklyn Dodgers. Robin Roberts who shut otit the Reribirds on Friday, was the loser. Ted Wilks, in relief, was the winner. Johnny Schmltz pitched the Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 triumph ove! the Dodgers to snap a seven-gami losius streak for his club. It wa. the first Cub victory since Frank Frisch became manager. Tlie Boston Braves regained third place from the Phillies by taking I both ends of a donbleheader from ' the Cincinnati Reds, 5-2 and 3-2. Bob Elliott drove fn three runs in NEW YORK, June 20. (*)—Don Budge, now 34 years old, Is going nto this week's pro tennis championships with the Idea of bump- ng Ted Schroeder out of the most iterative spot In next winter's tour . . "Schroeder won't add a great leal to pro tennis." Don proclaimed he other day. "He's not Improving with age and U only a big shot mateur because Jack Kramer stepped out.". . . Of course. Ted lasn't turned pro, but is seems pretty certain that he will if he ias a successful summer season. He didn't do it before because the pros wouldn't meet his price, but with his buddy, Kramer, becoming he promoter the price may have come down. . . Don's idea, of course, is to look so good that he'll et to play Kramer In the big match every night while. Ted drops nlo the preliminary. ONCE OVER LIGHTLY—Trick swimming performer Buddy Brown turns his talents to \yaler skiing in Miami Beach, Fla. Towed over take-off platform, Brown shells skis in mid-air while completing a full somersault. Two Newcomers |Manila Midgets, On Mat Program j Juniors Split 2 For Tag Feature jWith Blytheville Lee Savoldi and Steve Neinoff. • Manila's Midset and Junior bnsc- a. pair of tough European will make their wrest 3 ing in Blylhevillc tonight when they :eam up to compete ball teams divided a twin-bill with jebuts ' t hp -y- Midgets and Junior.*-; at Tom Li:lie nark Saturday afternoon the "Y" Midgets Laklner thp the tag : match feature of HIP American Lc- fll , st 3 _] behhld the "one-hit Klons \viesf]jng bouts at the Memorial Auditorium. Booked to oppose the Uvo newcomers oti the three-bout card are r a pair of Blyihevilte veterans, roneh : Stocky Kcnilscn and William fWild Bill) Canny. \ Both Savoldi and senior heavvw-eiglus of Bobbv Janes an-d the Manila [ Juniors blasted a 13-7 decision in [he F-FTond In the opener, the "Y" picked up two runs in the first frame or two errors and two .singles ana 1 nttfted one in the third on two Neinoff arp , valks followed by Clarence Hall's tipping the .single. Manila scored their only run scales at above the 200-pound mark. : in tne fourth on an error" and Sports Roundup Jt. Perfect Strategy Bill Harris, the Giants' southern scout, tells this one about his best job of coaching in tlie International league. . . Bill was on the coaching ine for Jersey City in a game nsninst Buffalo when the pitcher got into difficulties. . . Manager Bert Niehoff called him over and said: ''Bill, you used to pitch for Buffalo and you know their weaknesses; KO out and tell Jones what to throw.", . . Harris strolled out to the mound and advised: "Bree?.e a hard, fast one down the middle." . . . Jones did and the surprised batier struck out. . . 'Actually," Bill confesses now, "I wouldn't liave bet a plugged nickel that Jones could throw that pitch." Manila Takes 14-5 Decision Over Armorel The Manila Cardinals found th« offerings of former team mite Ken McWhlrter easy pickings yesterday afternoon and they pounded out a H-5 decision over the Armorel Tigers in a game played at Armorel Park. The Red Birds slaughtered th« ex-Manila lefty for a total of IS hits in the rout and eight Armorel^,' 1 errors aided their cause ImmenselyjPiJ The win was the Cards' second of" the year over the Tigers. Righthander J. T. Harris, started on the hill (or the Birds and worked seven innings before giving way to Taylor. But In those seven Inn- Ings he struck out seven Armorel latters, walked only two and al- owed eight hits. Taylor refused to Ive up a single base hit In the ighth and ninth frame, facing nly 10 men. He walked two, al- owed one man to reach base OR an error and struck c'^i three. Every member of the Manila earn got at least one hit and five ;ot two. Leon Ashby led Armorers titling with two for four. . Savoldi is Italian extraction and Noinoff is a Bulgarian. Although this, will be his first, appearance here. Suvoldi i s known by m fitly ilytheville fans already. He hns made numerous appearances in the Memphis and St. Louis riuss and is popular throughout the Mid- South area. NeiiiofC never has appeared before in this area. In addition to the tag match main event two one-fall prelimin- Ti oton's triple. In the Junior same, the Manila bnvs eol 12 hits to ID for the locals, Tipton's four-base clout with two on in the third accounting for three of the five tallies In that inning. I.. Horner (ltd the hurling for the visitors and was tough in the pinches. Defensively. F. Fowler at shortstop for the visitors was a standout. Bennie Havs started on ar v bouts are also on the card. In i the nlo ; lnd for tho " Y " nml * vas re the first. Canny will take on Savnl- : *' evecl bv Wa >™ Burnham In the dt-with K-.icii.sen - meeting Neinoff ' fourlh - Manila's basc-rimnine was in the second tlle deciding factor in the game. Almost half of Spain's produc- The first public railway hauled by a locomotive operated in En<r- tive land cousisu of pastures and : land in 1825 and covered nine miles tnoun tains. ' in Ga minutes. Monday Matinee Ted Collins, who figured his New York Bulldogs' greatest need was for an outstanding passer, should be satisfied with Bobby Layne, Johnny Rauch and Bob Denioss. . Wichita. Kans.. is going all-out to eiitertam the contestants in the NCAA baseball championships Ihib week, even naming a Wichita U sorority as '"sponsor" to cheer for each team. . . Jack Mitchell, Insl yenr's Oklahoma U. quarterback passed up pro football offers to coach at Blackwell, Okla,, High School, look after the wheat crop on his farm there and do some television comments on the Soon- ers f game next fall. Mitchell wil be one broadcaster who can raise his own corn. . . Box Score Manila icott cf Land If 1. Ashabranner Ib Fowler c Walls ss miih 2b East 3b Ashabranner rf .. Harris p Taylor p Totals Amtnoms If . Smithers ss . Ashby Ib Horlon cf Bunch 3b Young c Ellis if Baker 2b McWhirter p Totals AB . 6 .. 6 . . 5 .. 5 .. S .. S .. 5 .. 3 .. 4 . . 1 4S H U AB 5 4 .. 4 .. 5 .. 5 .. :i .. 4 . 4 3 37 H 1 1 South BlytheYille Nine Wins Over Etowah 10-7 The South Blytheville independen nine, formerly the Dogwood team, took a 10-T decision from Elowah iti a game played on the Dogwood diamond yesterday afternoon. Ha skin Mitchell and John Ditclos shared the mound duties lor the Blytheville team with Mitchell getting credit for the win, Charles wenb a]I the way for Etowah. Ezell Wilson, Bob Mullen and — — — ! two hits in four trips. 35 AB 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 the first game to help Warren Spahn gain his eighth victory. The Pittsburgh pirates defeated Die New York Giants, 9-4, to take the rubber of the three-game series. The Red Sox will play Tyrom.a Bob chesnes scattered seven hits at Osceola Tuesday night. Box scores'. Victoria AB R Bennett ss 4 0 Baker cf 4 0 Speck 2h 3 0 J. Conner 3b 4 0 Metcalf Ib .4 0 White c 4 0 Ellis If 2 0 Bard If 1 0 Wcldon rf 1 0 <x> Whistle 1 n Moss rf 1 0 D. Conner p ..4 1 winning his fourth game. Larry Jamen was the loser. Livestock i YMCA Buildings Ruined By War Are Rebuilt j WASHINGTON. June 20. i,T'p — American and Canadian kinds have rehiiil'. 87 of Ihe 105 V.M.C.A. bu'.Kl- I ines completely destroyed or sevei'e- I'ly riamaaecl during Hie war. and [lie i Hollis If 2 Totals ..34 ('ardwdl ATI Mason 3b 4 Harrison rf 4 111.. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. .. June 20 (*r>--(USDA)— Hogs 10.500: market active: weights 180 IDS up 50 to 15 cents higher than Pridny'i. average: Mshter weights 25 In 50 t:ents higher; sows mostly 51) rents up: bulk good and cl'.oire l«fl-lMO Ibs -1.00-21. L'S; top 21.50 [or several Inao's; most 250-JOO lb.« 20.(>n-OT.75: few to 21.00: aiound 320 Ibs 1!U5: 140-170 Ibs 19.15-21.00: Israeli inv.s rtnwn; odd lots 100-130 Ib rjisis n.7.v 1350; good ssv.-s 400 Ib5. doivn 1S.5I). 17.75: few 18.00; over -100 Ib? H.OO16.25: stags 1*2.00-1400. Cattle 3500; calves ICOO; coas and bulls 2.1 to 50 higher; a few medium lo Urn- sooci steers 23.00-24.50; hi^h pnort heifers and mixed ycai'linss ^fi.riO: a few goori CO-AS around 1R.OO with common and medium lfi.00-17.50 and canners and cutters 11.50-16.00. is carryins on il.s \vork Strarter 2b brhir.ci the iron curtain. i Parker Ib Tin* \va.s re;x>rtt!d to the animal ' Green cf . imfcuna ot the nalional Yonnj; i Clark U-'^b Men'.* Christian Association Coun- ' Vaughn ss cil at rneelinc.s Saturday. ! SwatTord c Samuel L Hype.s of Chicago snid ' Dempsoy P fi'W European and F-.u Ka.-tnn Y Ciri.ssom p sf.' reinrie.s wiio suffered ptusioi] privation from itnpri.--onrneut in Tnta].= . rni;roii' L r:'t;on ramrxs service with! >;ien-!lb fn-res nr in- remaining at 1 . 2 . 4 . 1 . 3 . 3 . 3 . 0 .29 David Acres Nine And Lutes Store Win Y Loop Tilts In opening games of Ihe "Y" Playground League Saturday morning, David Acres defeated the Yar- hvo team by '?-;> In a fast well-pUy- rd game at the high school dia- momE. The second (tame of the schedule saw Maloney Park take a 9-0 defeat at the hands of the I Lute.-; Store outfit. I The third fcame was forfeited to 1 ; Promised Land by the Little Park 0 team which WBS not well organ" j i/ed and will play their first game 0 j [his week end. * For the David Acres team. Wayne ^: Burnam dirt the muinid duties with 1 j Billy Burnham receiving, while Jc>c 1 1 Hymnn started on the hill for Ynr- ', bro and was relieved by Whcelei ^ j Oracey. 7 Terry O'Neal worked on the tnll 'M for Lutes Store with Robert Bir- catchinc; an*d Mellon Sy]- Wager Puts Youngster In Hospital and on Diet CHESTERFIELD, Eng., June 20 fjpi—To will a halfpenny bet from a classmate, 14-year-old Brian Mitchell swallowed: Twenty-four .22 caliber cartritigf casings. Ten buttons. Two Earthing!?. A length of metal china. Then he collected the half pennj he wagered and swallowed that, too Now he's in a hospital, on t heavy diet of bread and potatoes. A half penny is worth about five- sixth of a cent, a farthing one-fourth of A cent. Bud Lutes led Blythevllc's hlttlnj with each getting four hits. Lloyd Koontz homered lor Blytheville. L\ MORE THAN STACKS OF SILVER DOLLARS. EACH AS HIGH AS THE EMPIRE STAT UILDING !i !i llTfir no.-ts in oft:uineo ro;intite-^. liav-f been put back on liieii feet a IK' if at work again. A sootl bell hnld have Uvo notes, vcstcr hurled for the Maloney Park .>nr pnicincrrl whm it Ls struck and I to;ini with D. L. Bailey catching. « hum note a major sixth bclo-.v' A full card of three games will the. strike note. ' b<> played Saturday morning. In Russia, much attention now i.s being given to the planting ol trees for tree shelter-belts in the steppe regions. FRAZIER BUS LINES Charter Service For Church Organizations, Baseball Clubs, etc. Licensed •& Insured Bus Service to Dyersburg, Term Cull for Our Schedule Phone 2.'!91 or U52 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LO\VBS'I ADMISSION I'RICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals i»n Snle at Ihe Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, June 20 ADULTS 50c — CHILDKKN J5< New SUrling Time 8:15 BOX SKATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH BILL CANNY and STOCKY KNEILSON versus LEO SAYOLDI and STEVE NEINOFF Ado Two 1-Foll 30-Minute Matches Canny vs. Savoldi Kneilson Neinoff Ill 1111111 That's a Billion Dalian in RtvmtH Lett ky tkt Federal Jieawry Because of Jax-txemptt fngaged' in Buiintft Mard to believe? \Vcll, it's Irne! An estimated billion dollars is LOST each year to the United Stales treasury because certain commercia! businesses are given special tax exemptions by law and regulations. CO-OPERATIVE CORPORATIONS, for example, are estimated to avoid close to half a billion dollars in taxes annually. Other tax-exempts, such as government businesses, "trusts," universities, etc. actu.illy owning ami operating commercially a wide variety of enterprises for profit are able to escape paying income raves on the big profits they make. CO-OPS and other tax-exempts should pay federal income taxes on their profits jnsi like other business. ESPECIALLY, they should pajr full federal income [ax BEFORE Congress loads any additional tax «n presttst itixpuytrs. In other words—Congress should. TAX THE UXTAXED FIRST! Tell your Congressman you want him to tax the untaxed Erst before he asks YOU to pay any more income tax. National Tax Equality Association CO-OPS AND OTHER TAX-EXEMPTS SHOULD PAY FEDERAL INCOME TAX

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