The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1947 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 11, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUIUEU NEWS 1 Iwardy is Hero; Humbles Atlanta Triple in Ninth Good For Win for Voh; Chicks Lick Pelicans ATLANTA, On., June 11. (UP) — ^Ycc-whcelim; I-eo Twardy, Nash's fifc^s" pit:hcr, wus credited liR Invent!] win of the cum-I u lot', i7 aflcr poking a lencc- •Inltci'int,' triple (hat powered llie .'o'.s 10 a 2 to 1 decision over Al- T!;e COO-pounder Lwirlcrs smasu line in Hie ninlh with two outs :u<i a male on third, 'and broke u]> ' liftht pitching duel between ••ai'dy and the Crackers' Dcwsy \c'l-:in:s. Off to p. one-run lead in the frumii, the N:ishvi!!p offense i>'u!.Ur<.<! Ihcioallcr and did not Dine lo life again until the last l:t!'7.i. And in the interim, Twardy in.ndcaiffrd the home-town (cam. Tli(> Crax came up with the tio m; run in the seventh with :h;:rley Trinpi driving in the tally I'll ;>n Infield hil. In all. Die At|.-'i:!:x bat.smrn were able to solve •\vcirdv for only five safeties. Atlhins. who save i:n II scattered •M'.alfs a;«l hurled well enough to ,'ir. ivn^l ronlests. was supeib in I ho DinrhcE. Hut Twardy's Ihrce- I mrtpr arm serves were two swifl 1'or tho oppositio'.i. And his throi- ] ajifer a?ainst Ihe rithtfield wall ••as the conn <le grace. The loss limited tlie losers deener into the croiHi division, while Nashville novpd to within two . games of 'nL d.-niace Chaltanooga. " eight-hit chucking "ftv Pete Winner eaabled the I,To!.lie Bears to coast lo a 3 to |rii»nt)h over Little Rock. Al "Pie' 'iccho:& wlio went all the wij ir imposing Rocks, wits touched 11 otll ;Wonr blow s by the Bsars. "•i'orge flk.uba clouted a four-mas- Philadelphia Defeats Detroit; Team is Praised by Shaughnessy PAGE NEW YORK, June 11. (UP) — Maybe Frank Shaughnessy's long friendship with Connie Mack sways him a little, but the Inlernalionnl League president lind an observation which demanded attention today when he said thin "the Philadelphia Athletics concei.'- iibly could win the American Lerj UJ pennant.." ShaiiBlmessy, an astute observer who has pcen all of the American ; 'l.enguo teams in notion, said he believed that "the ADilclics have the best young pitchers of any team iuid enough hustle to win if they ken:) up the play that has kepi them up there so far." Although the young pitchers lie raved about weren't, tuo effeclive yesterday, the hitters were as Itie A's smashed to their second straight triumph over the league leading Tigers fit nctrcit, 9 to 8, II '.'.'a; their eighth win In their last 12 panics. Eddie Joost, Elmer Valo, and Hank Majcskl hit homers in Die 14-bit attack which also included a tripplc nnd three double-s. The Kame. was a zig-zag alfair in which the lead changed hand six times, the Tigers going ahead twice on homers by Eddie Mayo and Roy a man on ter for the winners. Doe Piolliro's Memphis ball club committed three -mimics at New Orleans bill nevertheless edged the front-running Pels, 3 to 2. Newcomer Frank set clown the -Bayou Bombers with six hits- one of them a homer by "Eicd" Lavigne—while Byron Cook was touched for 10 safeties. The loss reduced the Pels' margin'. ovrc Mobile to 2-1)2 games. Tlie Birmingham Barons blasted across three tallies in the 10th to defeat Chattanooga 0 to 5. Chattanooga had punched home two runner s in Die top of the inning, but the -Barons came right back with three and the ball gnine. Hew to make OLD TRUCKS LOOK Cullcnblne, each wllli base. The Yankees cut Detroit's lend to a half game by defeating the While Sox at Chicago, 5 to 3. Suud Chandler pitching a five-hitler ami Johnny Llndell pacing Ihe 'attack with a homer, double, and single. The lied Sox managed lo stay in 'a third ulacc tic with Philadelphia by defeating the Imlions at Cleveland, 3 to 2. when Bobby Hoerv ; singled home Jolinnv Pesky wIDi the deciding run In" (he elghtl'.. Rudy York hit n homer for Boston nnd Eddie Robinson's two-run homer gave Cleveland n tie which wns broken on Docrr's hit- It was a notable day, too, for St. Louis as bolh the llrowns anl Cardinals pulled out of last place where they have been most of tin 1 season. The Browns shoved Washington down by dcfcatins the N'ais. 2 to 1, nt St. Louis on the two-hit pitching of Bob Muncrief. The Card'innls defeated the Phi!-; 8 to 3, at Philadelphia as Harry Brecheen scored his seventh victory nnd George Kurowski supplied the batting punch by driving In jour rims on a triple and single. DC! Rice got n Cardinal homer. The Giants slaved In first place lhnnk.s to Hilly Kigney. who hit u two-run homer and then broke n|) an extra inning game with '. h'.' Pirates al New York in the l.'lli wilh a squeeze bunt that scored Lloyd Gearhart to give New York a 3 to 2 win. Gearharl and Buddy Kcrr ha<i singled to precede Rigney's artistic, work. Clint Hartunc had a shutout which he blew in the ninth when Pittsburgh scored two runs on singles by Jimmy Hus- setl and Ralph kincr, Interspersed with a pass to Billy Cox. Relief pitcher Gene Thompson was the victor. The Dodgers finally beat Cincinnati after four losses to the Reds by winning the second gnme of a double header, G to 5. at Brooklyn on homers by Jackie Robinson and Peewee Reese after Eivell Hlackwell j scored a 3 to 1 first game victory over Ral"h Branca in a pitching battle. Johnny Sal]) backed up his five hit pitching with two brilliant bunts and a single as the Braves won their fourth straight at Boston, lopping Chicago, 2 to 1. I » Here's a way to make old trucks look new—quick. Drive them n and say, "I want an Appearance Reconditioning Job done in these fellows.". ' And you'll get it. You'll get perfect fitting new International enders, radiator grilles, hood sheets, doors, glass, hardware, head- ights, bumpers, bnm[x?r guards nd seat cushions—just what you » p arit to put your trucks in shape. Next, paint jobs if the trucks , .ced them. The cost? Not great. The result? Marvelous. Act now. Get your trucks"Ap- earancc Reconditioned." GIT THESE TOO, WHIN YOU GtT YOUR TRUCKS "APPEARANCE RECONDITIONED" Hot Water Heater and Der»tt«ri . Seat Cov»n • Ellton Electric Rood Sanden* Saf-T-Step* SOS fii* Guard ' Whiz Automotive Ch*mKali • Spot Lightt.FogLights and Driving lightt- Clearance Lights, Flags, Flares, Directional Signals, other Safety Device*. Yesterday's Star — Bob Muncrief of Die Browns, who pitched n two- hit 2 to I victory over Ihe Senators, missing a shutout on Stan Spcnce's homer. Rule on Irons Enforced In National Open Meet ST. LOUIS. Mo.. 10. (UP) — Aspirants for the National Open Golf crown wore hard at work today—smoothing the wrinkles out of their clubs Instead of Dieir gomes. They were moved indoors by a decree of the United State:; Golf Association that governs tho grooves on their iron clubs. U.S.G.A. Officials estimated that the-/ had in- tpccted 40 sets of irons and in nearly every instance had found some whose grooves were either too wide, or too close together giv- inp the ball too much spin. lAs a consequence, the emery wheels in Alex Ayton's pro shop were in great demand. All of Sam Snead'.s and Skip Alexander's irons were barred and they faced a long workout nt the grinding discs to bring their favorite tools in line with the regulation. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks Impending Sport/; Ban } Sets Off Demonstrations SAVANNAH. Gn.. June 11. (UP) —An Impending ban against inter- scliolastic athletics at the university of Georgia's Savannah Division set off -a series of demonstrations by ex-(JI students today. Educators feared that the extension's 850 students will organize a march on the state capital at Atlanta if the Board of Regents, governing body of (lie state's educational system, announces'Us sports ban possibly at a meeting late today. , ' YTT' 'Thinking of Heat Insurance?" •\Vo r;in'( quite jm-tr you Hint, but \ve have several ideas that will hel|>— How About A Nice Tall Tom Collins— f^| Or a Frosty Mint, Julep . . . or Perhaps A Frozen Daiquiri, Pink Lady, Golden Fizz Or Delicious Wine and Soda? Whatever yonr taste. We have all the ingredients and free recipes too! Can. Dry Ginger Ale Cremc DC Cacao y Can. Dry Sparkling Water Triple Sec Can. Dry Tom Collins Mix Cointreau Grenadine liencdictine Cr&tc DC Mcnthe Angostura Bitters Also a complete line of your favorite brands of Gin — Whiskey — Hum Wine. Our prices are always reasonable. We also sell your favorite brand of beer by Ihe cnsc al our Broadway Street Store. Foster's Liquor Stores 106 N Brocdway 197 W. Main St. Well Shod p /'nozzo FO//S For Count In First Round MI5MPH1S, Tonn., June 11, (UP> ni^ippolnted In the brief workout he had hist nlghl before fln- i.shlnu Eddie F1nn?/,o of Hallhnore .n Die first round. Middlewelnht Chiilleiuier Rocky Gruv.iuno traveled to Ohii'auo tiulav fur the fnrnril iihu: of his title fight wilh champion Tony /ule. Oi-a/iano, who meets the Oarv, Intl., tllte-holder in u return mutoi nt th" nliioiiRO Stadium, July Hi. got lllllc apposition from )''!• n;'?.'o and \ V( m a (ecbniral knockout lifter only 2:14 of the openiuc, riuinil. MuklnR his (Ir.-it start since his reversal by tlie ganto" V.Hlc hfit 8rp'i'inber. the New York scran - i:rr milcd Finiraii wilh u buna'.:.' of rliilit ^mushes immedlaleh' aftfi' Hie oprnlng bell. Tin- Halt hum e fithlcr took I wo nine counl-s b'- IOK referre Harnev Moss stopped in mid Mopped Ihe fight. liahc Reaches Semifinals BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE N'o,v Orleuns 37/2L Mobile Nashville . ChatlanoogLi Birmingham Athinlti . . Memphis . . r.lti! L . Ilock 3D 23 28 23 30 30 2J 3J : 27 30 23'33 21 38 NATIONAL LEAGUE vv. :, S7 !B 21 EO 21 23 31 31 New Vovk , Phlladelphln I i-iiiclnuali . PI. ronls ... 22 23 20 10 . in 27 Pet . '.G1Q ,61'J .503 .415 .474 .411 .355 Pet. .019 5'M .53'! ,440 .410 .435 .43! llrlldit few York I'hiliiilrlphlu w. r,, EO 19 27 at .5! illlSS). St. Louts f, Phliadeiphta >.' , AMERICAN UEMHV FhlladeliJhla 9, Detroit t. New York 5, Chicago 3. Boston 3, Cleveland 2. St. rjoiiis 2, Washington I. Today's Game* SOUTHERN LEAGT7I AHiiiita nt ulrriitngham. Ntishvillc at Chattanooga. NKW Orleans nt Mobile. Only fi.iines echcduled. C.'liicin PitsoMi St. Ix NATIONAL LZAGUK at Boston (2). uli at Brooklyn (3). ph nt, Nc-w York. ilS nL 1'hlladelphla. Joe UiMngfiio went into hi.s con5cculivc'-i!;unc hit liny slrcal; and soared to hading leaclershi|> of the mitjor leagues shortly after lacing a'rc^nlar spiked shoe on his k-fl foot. Yankci 1 Clip- . ' per broke in this season with special shoe puilecling hcul aftei rctnoval of a si)iir and subsequent skin grafting. Druggists in lie For League Lead Eich Motormcn Lose Short Contest to Ark-Mo Softballors T\™ of (Me City Surilmll I,»n- C'S (n» leuin.s \vcrn \vhiLUt'il ilown Police Will Patrol Pels' Stadium to Stomp Out Belting NK VVORl^ANS. Juno U. (U A sj)L'ci;i] po.U'e clot nil was signed today to j;ftlrol the bu.* M:u)ii;in liomt- ni the Nr\v I1A1W H niJU.ANE. Krutlnml. June 11. HIP) — Mrs. ll<iui> Didi-lki.on /,:i- larlas. the only Aiui'ili-an remaining lie Ilrltlsh Women'. 1 ! Amateur iliilf lt)tu nninent. advaiici'd to the nfter- iintm H'lnllinal rninul today by de- f«':illng Frnnces S1e])heus of KHK- lanil 3 nnd 2. M m ...... 2:1 ?2 1!) ?0 Ml 24 9.7 .J7I .'.'.'.'.'. 10 M ,4',12 AMKRIOAN LKAOOT Plillndulplila at Detroit (2)'. •New York at Cliicngo. I.'osl<m nl Cleveland. ' Wiishinnton nt SI, louls, night. Yc:slorcTav"s Results ' Mtollc :i. I.iltlc Uock I. Mcmnlilii .1. Ni-w Orleans 2. N'H.slivilli. 2, All-int:i I. CiniilivOniin 0. Ohiillmiwnn 5, NATIONAL li:,\<;llK r:indim:ill a-n. I -(I. H'isliiii '.'.. chli'ii '.n 1. Ni-w Yink a. 1'iltshni'i'li 2 <!2 In- Negro Deaths Funeral servlcr. 1 ) will 1» held to- inormv for lletirlcttu Oliver, Negro, woman who died Monday night IllMT. Final rites will l)a licld at the Tni-Ij'.nlit liaptlst Cluirc;li nt 2 p.m. wllli fiev. Davoiiport orfidatlng. Elie \vn s the mother or ErniR Wiird, Gertrude Chirk ni'.d Corli-Ka Jirndcrson, ^11 of' nljthovllle Hcrjie Puiicral Home |s In ctiurgo. Yi'llnw llDWor.s cause njr dlslui'b- iiin'o.s v/hlcli t'Jtn be ilctccletl by a |)lli)t Ilylnt! nbovc n Held of tliem. . _ in last night's „ Ihe lowly Ark-Mo Kilowiillcrs rose from the cellar floor and presented the league-lending Ixiv liich nine with their first defeat by an H to 7 decision and tile Wholesalers walked over th Johns' nine 10 lo 0 for the 1 first shut-out victory. The Iiiss by the Fiehc-rs thre\v the league lead into a two-way lie between them and the Owen Dinfjipis ami tin; less liy (he Smokehouse boys sluivcil them into a third place fie wilh thn I Wholesalers, In Ihi! league stand* bi£N. The win left the Kilownltcrs in the cellar, tied with the Hays .Store nino and the i'ldlliris Mo- ienncn. The Kilowattprs, who up until last niyht hadn't won- a [jame in Ir-iiLnic rlay, were friven the victor 1 ,' by Uiuuire Johii Pleilz, when the r>-"0 name deadline found Llje Kilowatters ahcarl in the last half of the fifth inning. . The first game time limit rule, which was annexed by the leagi'f ifor the first time Uii*i yen t, stales that the first pume of ,1 clcinble-hratler must be finished hv fl:^n, nnd in the event the game is not finished by that time, the umpire must call the panic al Hie completion of the inning In progress. Etewiiri Gurley set the Eichers down with four nils in hanging uii hto first victorv. but Ark-Mi miTue.s almost cost them the Rame. Jones started on the mound but iravc way to Toin porris in the first frame wilh only one' out due to witdncss.- Dorris, harxdieaiipcd by having no wann-nn pitches, was in (rouble several times throughout thn five-inning contest due to nisHivin:* the same form that t:ave liiep.i n^c leactie pennant last year, the Saiib' 1 Wholesalers J'^UIK'- eM_ two Sam Johns hurlers, I,. W. Fi'lzhneh nnd Tl.trnld Ward, who v obtained from the Phillips Motor nino through a player (lea!, for fr.ur hits and 10 runs, thev qoosc-egged the Smokehouse nine. Hnrvcv Dorris, litirler for the wholesalers, barely mi^ed a no- hit name when Leon Ash liy. Johns' first caeker, rammed a short sincle through second bnse for the onlv hit (riven 1111 by him. Tlie defeat was the worst ever banded tho Smokehouse nine. However. .T. r. Carroll, secretary of thn league romniidee slated this nuirnintr that the came was played undrr prolfsl liy thn Snm Johns' nine. Mr. Gnrrnlt declined In stale on what grninuls (he protest was made. • Dcsnile the protest, the win by the Salibn team will stand until (he committee votes on the Question he said. A special meetinc r,f members of the committee probably will be called in the near future. tion \\ f ]iL".-t' u .imported ojK' TnfoniKilion to the (uvmblers ]i;ui ' the Southern Associ:!- ijni; of gamblers \vas police snld that been lakiiiK wac- not only on llio outcoim 1 of B'ames but oflcn on single di'livor- ies by opposing pitchers. Goncriil Man:uu'r R<iy I.")Js!iinger or-jllie New Orleans club Ihrealencd "••"'-•. to appeal lo linseball Cainmissioir'r Sa! ." ! A. iI3. Chandler and Minor Lengur- President. Oeorne Trautmnn for hel]> in ousting the yainblers and bookmakers fnm; the, nnrk. The gamblers, it was siiid. wcri* operating from the bleachers near lirst base. Police Sup!. A. A. Walters sail! thut 10 men liad^ been .asuigued lo. slump out the Read AUTO EUCTRIC Fluff Tirex—Owned And Operated. Tom A.LiltlcJr.—GuifGas BLYTHEYSLLE MOTOR CO. Offers CompSeie Efecfric Service On Any Moke Car,! We Cover These Vital Points: Generators • Starters £& Y f !> '^W And Electrical Accessories ' We Mamtain the Only COMPLETE Auto Machine Shop In Town! AUTOMATICALLY. WITHOUT A CLUTCH PEDAL- Pine Bluff Man Defends Tennis Title in Tourney PTNE BITTFF MAN rFFRN 1^ . PIN'E HI UFP. Ark.. ,HriV H. fU.lM —ncorgo nunklin of Pine Bluff ranked today as :i favo>-i,-e to retain tho rro\vn of tho Artar.- sas closed tennis tourn.^nien 1 , op""'.- ing here tomorrow and cnntiriiiini! through Saturday. The tournament is Fr.'.Klloi'ixV by llio Missouri Valley Assocl:-.ll,'ii > of the United States lavm Tennis Association. Play will be in four events: , junior slnqles nnd douMi-s anil men's sinclps and doubles. Finals In nil events will be played Sunday. RnnkhiK favorites wllli Dunklln, the defending champion, aro hd | narnelt nnd Jimmy Hell, bo'.h of Little nook i^n, prnnl to MLI- nru- Olihnmliilo willi i\\\ .-i-Ahilir Drivr ... us llu* year's smart rlir.icc hi iillr-'i-nunli^rti Irnn-fxirtrilioit. T'nr ulicn y«n f^n I(n: llyrlr.'i-M.ilic unv. ynn g<» \vi(lioiit shiflin-;-- yon go \\illioiil pnslnn^ a olutrlt. Yon ^t'l livrlirr ]»rrftn•inniirc . . , nntnntnticaUy, (Jrcalrr snfrly . . . antomrtlictitfy, Irnprovril rroTituny . . . aitl*ninilictitty. 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