The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 17, 1946 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WKDNESDAY, JULY 17, 19-10 Ark-Mo Wins Over Hustlers Y-League Cellar Team Gives Leaders Their First Defeat The Owens' Drug Store Cowboys defeated Ihe Hays Store boys 7 to 5 »iid the Ark-Mo Power Reddy Kilowatts nosed out the Loy Eich Chevrolet Hustlers 7 to 5 last nlBht at Walker Park in "Y "-sponsored Softball games. Ted Fisher was the winning pitcher for the Co.iboys Willie he allowed seven lilts. Welch wns the loser niter being touched for 11 lilts. Elmer Llndsey. Bud Wilson, Sonny 'Lloyd and Armstrong tied for batting honors for the Cowboys wltn each getting two hits in four times at bat. A. T. Hays got two hits in lour times at bat and Bobby Mullen eat one hit in two times lip to lead tlie Hays' learn in hitting. The Hustlers suffered their llrst loss of the season as they dropped a close game to the Ark-Mo team. Tlie Hustlers were defeated by ttio cellar position Kilowatts whkli marked their first, win of the sea- ton. J. C. Whittle was the winning pitcher while Joe Ferguson was the loser. Whittle allowed five hits and Ferguson nine. Whittle, Methcney and Billy Me. harg tied for hitting honors with each Betting two hits in four times' at bat to lead the Ark-Mo hitlers. Ben Lancashire led the Hustlers with two hits in three times up. Crackers Hold Top Spot by Wide Margin ATLANTA. Oa.. July 17. (UP) — 'Mr. America' Shows You Why Major Baseball Leagues Pile Up Impressive Attendance Data That bulging physique and all those trophies belong to Alan Slcplian. 22, Cicero, 111., Senhcc veteran who won the title of "Mr. America" in conjunction with the national weight lifting meet under auspices of the A. A. U. Slephan, a former wrestling and judo instructor in the Navy, stands six feet and weighs 205 pounds. He plans to attend Univcrslty^of Michigan. Brooklyn Loses To St. Louis Win Puts Cardinals In Position to Take Lead From Dodgers. NEW YORK, July 17. (UP) — The Atlanta Crackers had fiO vie- Fo]ks cnl|cd , "Destiny's Babies" tones tucked away Hi Ihe win col- b k , lsu wl ollc of lh( , uran today and It has become more gre , ltcsl kld (ciims CV(M . to ,„„ „, apparent Uinn ever that opposing [hc mBjol ._ s ,, )cy c . lme om of > ol ,_ 'sciirUy to win the National League . pennant and world championship. Today, four years Inter. Ihcy are no longer the rollicking happy-go- lucky hill-biily singing gang they were before most of them laced n grim Interlude of war. teams will have to develop a formula to beat the Crackers' three ace hiirlers. Bill Ayers, Earl Me- Gowan and Shelby Kinney if Ihey are ever going to catch the league leaders. Last night Southpaw Earl McGowan went the route for tins Crackers to fashion a 5 lo 3 vie-1 But it would be hard to deny tory over the New Orleans Pelt- that destiny still is In their lineup cans. and bring (lie total number as they charge once more with Atlanta's big three the nc<i Sox at Boston, n role tin Cleveland flre-ballcr played on his team's last road trip there when he .stopped them after 12 straight wins. His C to 3 victory yesterday was achieved with n minimum ot effort because Ir.s males backer! him with a comfortable lead on homers off Tex Hughson. Ken Kclt- ner. who also got a later round trip smashed off relief pitcher Mace Brown, tagged Hnghson tor the first homer In the second and Tat Secrcy got another in NEW YORK, July 17. (UP)—The most astounding baseball palron- :igc of nil lime made it a virtual certainty today that more than half of the 10 major league teams will set new attendance records for a single campaign, long before the 194C season is ended. Tlie Now York Yankees, who already have passed every existing American league 'mark for a single season, will set a new major league attendance figure today when Iliey meet the St. Ixjiiis Browns In n double header. The Yankees, with. 1,480,715 paid admissions to date, will pass the all-time major league high of 1,4I!!>,1GG set by tlie Chicago Cubs of 1929. And with 20 more home games lo play, there is a reasonable expectancy that the Yankees will play lo 'more than 2.375,001) fans for the season unless there is a sharp drop In crowds from here out. The tremendous upsurge In crowds is general with even the hopelessly outclassed second division clubs shurliiK tlie Increase;! revenue according lo a United Prer.s attendance survey. To dale, the eight American League teams have played to 5.G33,- 4f>:i fans and within another week should go beyond the final 1045 league totals of S.Hfiii.BOI). The same story holds for the National League clubs which have drawn '1.858,342 paying fans to date, compared with 5.258,338 for the entire 1D15 campaign. Four clubs, the Yankees and Boston lied Sox In the American League and Ihe surprising Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Braves in the National League, have topped their all-time previous high attendance totals witti better than a third of the season to go. Baseball Standing? SOUTHERN' LE/IGUK W. Atlanta ............. 00 Memphis Chattanooga Nashville New Orleans ........ 47 Mobile ............. -l-i Birmingham ........ 39 Little Hock .......... 3(j NATIONAL MCAOUI-: W. I.. 49 32 49 33 54 49 47 Brooklyn St. Louis Chicago Boston . . Cincinnati Now York Philadelphia Pittsburgh AMUHICAN 43 40 37 Boston . ... New York .. Detroit . Washington . Cleveland . St. Ixmis ... Chicago . .. Philadelphia .... 33 . ... 32 LKAUUK W. I.. ....59 24 . ... 48 .... 45 41 .... 37 37 33 55 IV!. .625 .557 .52 .511 .495 .418 .410 .391 Pel .COS .598 .55 .488 .474 .44' .43 .-Ifli I'd .71 .57 .50 .. r )l .45 .45 .41 .31 Lrlple. Jack Kramer pitched Ihe Browns to ;i 7 to 1 win at Washington, (he i giving up eight hils while his males sixth. Feller gave up nine hils and i collected 17. Al Zarilla ami Verne struck out seven lo run his touil < Stephens Helling four each. It Of victories for to 43. It was McGowan's 14th win of the year, two less than the number of victories turned in by Aycrs and one more than Kinncy's winning total. Opirosing teams do very well when the Crackers' second stringers hurl but are blanked almost consistently whenever any of the big three take the moinid. At Memphis, the Chicks continued six and a half panics back of the \ Crackers whipping the third place Lookouts 7 to 2 behind Ihe eight hit fwirllng of Lester "Wimpy" Willis. At Little Rock, Russ Meyer tossed a four-hitter for the Nashville Vob to shutout the Travelers 3 lo 0 The win left the Vols only a game and a half back of the third place Lookouts. At Mobile, home runs by Cliff Dapper and Doll Lund led the Mobile Bears to a T to 1 victory over the Birmingham Barons. Daprnir homered for the Bears in the second with one man on while Lund whiffs for the season to 202. The Indians ngain played Ted Williams with 11 shift lo tlin right, but this time lie crossed them up arid l>(tshc<| n single into left field, after which he WHH played more conventionally. He also smacked n A's lo five hits. was Kramer's ninth victory. Lctty Ed smith, helped by a lour run fourth inning rally iti which Taft Wrluhl hit a homer, turned in a (i lo 2 victory for the Willie Sox at Philadelphia, holdiii" the Yesterday's Results SOUTIIKKN I.KACUJK Atlanta 5, New Orleans 3. Memphis 7, Chntlanoogn 2. Nashville :i, Little Rock 0. Mobile 7, Birmingham 1. NATIONAL LKACiDK Philadelphia 2, Cincinnati 0. Boston 10, Pittsburgh 0. New York 1, Chicago 0. St. Louis 5, Brooklyn 4. AMIiUICAN LEAGUE Chicago 0. Philadelphia 2. St. Louis 7, Washington 1. Cleveland E, Boston 3. Only, games scheduled. Flying High I Memphis Expects 200 \ For Net Tournament MEMPHIS. Tellll.. July 17. (UP) —An estimated 200 contestants f r o, n SO cities will participate In the National Public Parks Tennis tournament here Aug. 19-'25, officials said today. Dr. Morton Moan, Minneapolis. Minn., president of tile Public Parks and Playground Tennis Association, nill supervise drawings AUK. is. PrHty Kathleen Turner makes ski ariuaplaninij look c;isy ns she z>oi over jumps at Cypress Gardens, Fla.. where she is tramme tic women's national water championships to be held at Holland, Mich., J *ly 21 and 28. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville at Memphis. Birmingham at New Orleans. Chattanooga at Little Rock. Atlanta at Mobile. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Piltslmrj;li. Brooklyn nt Cincinnati, nighl. Boston at Chicago. Philadelphia at St. Iiouis, night. AMKKICAN LEAGUE. Detroit at Washington, night. Memphis Golf Champ Bested by Denverite DENVER. Colo., July 13. (Ul'l — 30-medalists Babe Didrikson 23- larias and Polly Riley meet today j n the championship finals of tno loth annual Trans-Mississippi golf tournament. The soaring drives of Mrs. Zaharias. a local entry and the reigning favorite, enabled her to gam the finals as she defeated Mn.r- garel GuiUhcr. Memphis, Tein:., champion. G and 4, in tlie 18-hole scmi-llnnl round. In an all-Texas match in the lower bracket, Miss Riley, Fort Worth city champion, MOII 4 ar.c! 3 from Hetty Minis White, Dallas The niley-White tilt was one ot the most dogged of tile lourna- nenl. with the lead changing hands frc([uently on the outgoing nine. We Kill Your Pests rVu furnish lubur, material and lijimvnt. Cost is nominal—Call for free estimate. With DDT Kliminiilc Flits, Mosquitoes, [{Hitches, Water bugs, Moths find other insects. DEAL'S Paint & Wallpaper Store 107 S. 1st SI. r 4C9 Cleveland at Philadelphia. St. Louis at New York, two. Chicago at Boston, two. TEN FINGERS ARE NOT ENOUGH (o relievo dry ilchy tinilp, but you can get real relief with Morolino Hair Tonic. Helps remove loose ciamtrufT fliikca. MOROLINE HAIR TONIC CASH BUYERS for YOUR PROPERTY! For a quick sale see me. I have buyers for homes. List your property with me. My commission is 5'7o- I have no sidelines. H. C. CAMPBELL Office KO So. Second Phones 416 or Z9'it -I sudden \\ill-to-win that is more chnractcrlBUc of them and their; predecessors than of any oilier team tlie majors. Destiny is there as surely fi.s Stan Musinl. Red Schocn- diensi, Whiley Kurowskt, Slats Matron and the rest of the guys — the Cardinals of 10IQ. If not, how could one reasonably account for the fact that a youngster who wasn't even In the lineup, broke ur> last night's finale wnn j the Dodgers hitting a lhrec-ru:i homer thai gave the Cards n j to 4 victory, a sweep of the four-game scries and cut Brooklyn's lead I'-' a bare half game? Erv Dusak. pincn-nitiing lor Pitcher Howie Pollel was the. kid who had tlie home plate date wl'h fate in the ninth inning. Marion hnd been hit by a pitched ball ami Catcher Clyde Klxitt-/. slashed a single to put men un first and second with none out. Dusak. trying to work the strategy that tlir: situation called for. failed to drcp a sacrifice bunt, then stood up and drove in uolh runners with his connected for A round-tripper the seventh with two mates aboard. Bnmc winning homer. It was Pol- Clyde King went Ihe route for th= let's 10th victory ; iml his third Bears, limiting the Barons to seven over Brooklyn. Hani-luck rookie widely scattered hits. I Joe Hattcn suffered the dcfcal. lhc New series get underway tonight.ninth lor the Dodgers in 12 gnu-.es with Atlanta at Mobile; Binning-i with St.,Louis. tarn at New Orleans; Chattanooga it was "blank dny" elsewhere in at Little Rock, and Nashville at tbo National -.viih llirec pi-Vicir.. Mempim. Bil l voiselle. Lyn Rowc and Mori ~ Cooper pitching shutouts. Vcisclie hurled the C.iants lo :> 1 to 0 victory over tlie Cubs at Chicago when hi.s opponent. Johnny Echmltz, \venkenecl in the ninth and let Johnny Mi/e double ;md (Bill Rigney single home the iVoisellc permilted six hits, iSchmitz gave up only five in 1 KANSAS CITY, Mo.. July ' . | Rowe. pitchinp with fine control (UP)—Johnny Bulla, Little Rock. | and excellent knowledge of the and Chicago, took over Ihe lead'hitters to offset his long gone fi\V at the halfway mark In the $20,001] |t>all. hurled the Phils lo a 2 to (I Arkansan Leads Golf Pacemakers In Kansas City VIM. but Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Wednesday & Thursday "Having Wonderful Crime" Tat O'liricn, Carole Land is News of the Day & Sliorls Kansas City invitational golf tour namcnt today after trimming two strokes off the course record lor 18 holes. Bufia, 32-year-old former airlines pliot, toured l"c Jtlllcrcst country Club course with a magnificent BV eight under par yesterday to >lt Jimmy nines for first place. Bulu put his 04 with a first round PS for a 36-holc total of 132. Hines. of Chicago, carded a 7a after tying the course record of BB Thursday, for a 138 deadlock iit:i four other topflight golfers for tne number three position. Byron Nelson, pre-tournamcnt f.i. vorilc from Toledo, O., added a IV to his first round 59 to land !i second place, four strokes behind Bulla, v.ho has made his home '" Little Rock for more than a year. The pros msde the par 72 look silly as cards of 65. 67, 68 anrt 69 were turned in. vln over the Reds at Cincinnati. 1c gave up five nils to shade rookie Ewcll Blackwell. who yielded six. singles by Hon Norlhcy figured n both Philly lallies. Cooper, who also operates without mast of the fast stuff that made him kingpin of the National League hurlers several seasons bati;. turned in a seven-hit, 10 lo U victory for the Braves at Pittsburgh and he got first rate support' Irom Johnny llopp. the league's leading hitter. Hopp boosted his average 10 points to .381 with four straight, hits. Mike McCormlck drove in four runs. It took Bobby Feller to stop th latest seven game winning surge ot 1 Copyrights Established The copyright principle was first. established in the ancient kingdom of Tara, according to Sir Edward German. When one monastery inert to copy a psalter made by another monastery to compete for tourist trade, the,king ordered the infring. ing copy destroyed. fill Refrigerator Service Fre* Lavler ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. I W. Admu Mp-. W71 , 2M-M W. M*ln CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service We Buy and Sell GOOD USED CARS Bill ChamWin — Ixsx Chamblin Railroad & Ash Sts. Phone 2195 The Clansman. Ci/i !d rmsinin" '•/ .s';r:inri; tnlinti, \~nlnpir an,'/ ,'n/..\ The pnYc /s $3 [>lns c.vcisc t..-.v. Fridav und SntnrrUy DOUBLE FEATURE "" "ROLLING RANGERS" Charles Slarretl. Smiley Uurnrtt Kcrinl: "Jungle Haiders"; Hliorls MIDNIGHT SHOW 11:00 p.m. "LIVE WIRES" Leo Gorccy, The Bowery Boys Also Shorts i ii;; ynr.Ti»»j RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Bar o«flce opens at 7:04; Pictnn •tarts at 7:15. Wednesday & Thursday "HURRICANE" ith Dorothy I.iimuur, Jon Half, Mary As Lor SKA MELODY :incl PARAMOUNT NKWS New Theater Manila's Finect Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Daj-s 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing "Comfortably Cool" <INE JVEJP1 FEATHERS FOR THE BIG CHIEF SEAFORTH TOILETRIES The Big Chief goes for lliis s\vcll line of Saiforth toiletries. His supply lias probably rim low and he needs refills or a complete ucw et. Masculine-scented (tilth n Jninl Scottish or/or) shaving ' cream, lolion, talc, cologne, band-soap, hair dressing,. and deodorant arc all/me ncir feathers thai make him a wcn-groomeil guj.' Remember If It's for a Man MEAD'S Will Have It! MEAD'S 322 T11F. KSTAIH.TS1IMENT ALL vouu APPAHKI, i\i':r.ot> KOU BUSINESS — TUA\T.L-RECREATION — ADVENTURE Wednesday & Thursday "Janic Gets Married" ilh Joan Leslie xn<! Kobl. Hution CHICK THEATRE *WAere Happiness Costs So Little" Week Days: Starts al 7:30 p. m. WedneHdav DOUBLE FEATURE "The Song of Bernadctte" Charles Bickford \ Jennifer Jones i 'Sing Me a Song of Texas' Tom Tyler, Carol Matthews Also Shorts Friday and Saturday DOUBLE FEATURE "CANYON CITY" Don "Fed" Barry "The Missing Juror" .Tim Brannon, Janis Carter Serial: "The Master Key" Chap, Also Cartoons ^r^^yt^

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