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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 13, 1947
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irou* BLYTHEVILLE (ATIK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 1047 Trippi Connects For Two Homers Win Over Birmingham frits Crackers Fifth In Southern Standings Baseball Veterans Steal Show From Youngsters in Big Leagues arrt of. the Phils with 7-1 and 7-2 records respectively; In the- American, the "best bets" beside McQnlnn are iMkc Applliu^ While fiox shortstop with a .313 r" team, inaniied hi' gnffcrs who'batting mark. Joe Dimagglo of the 11 have enough nip lo make them < Yankees at .3-W. and I'itcher Spin 1 NEW YORK. June 13. (UP) — A lot of Ihem won't be on hand for baseball's big sliow at Chicago's Wrlglcy Field on July 8, but here's a cheer today for baseball's "old fela still valuable club. lATL-ANA. Ga., June 13. (UP) — Chunky .Clfarley Trippi. labelled At-1 so mc . O f lanta's 'VAll-Ameriean out" only six W j lcll |j, cv weeks ago. today was the reason whv the 15VI6 were back in filth spot In the. topsy- turvy Southern Association race. Widely publicized. from the. tlmi he reported to Atlcnta at llieir training camp this spring, the Rroal Georeia (! perform'er had trouble meeting the curve balls in his eai- li- o'li'tihRs at "bat this year. " but the smiling Sicilian retained his confidence and closely followed Ihc hitting tips of Manager Ki Ki Cnyler—and his balling :mr'< started soaring. Already over .350.' cither had Tripoi hab done everything of- either hnd hands on anybody's ball 1 Chandler of the Yankees with only a 5-i record but with oiji: o( the best Ilictn wheeze a little j earned run [lifiirps in the majors. go down to first base on n hit, others are bal<l nnd paunchy, and they ail have plenty ol riches aiul pains after a nay on Ihe diamond. But, in a year when the kids were supposed to steal the show, they are providing '-tie bin thrills ol the t'.vo slIiTliiK pennant races and many of them are a einch lo win the votes of the f.iivs tot berths on the American an'l National League all-star .soiiarls, To be eligible for .selection on this very unofiieial team a player to b! 1 15 years old or to be 35 years old or Druggists Win Over Hays'Nine Electricians Winners In Scc'ond Gumc in Softball Lctiguc Scries The People's Choice It was yoniiKSteiK who slurred m yesterday's liniVted milior league schedule, however. Rookie Kent Peterson of the Reds won a 1 to 0_ duel from another ronklc. .lim He.irn of Ihe Cardinals at Cincinnati, holding them lo live hits as the world elia'inpi'ms \veni down to their fifth shutout of the c.ain'p;ui;n. Peterson, \\lio pitched eit'Jit no-hit service [-anies in Manila, \von tint when Hi'i't Haas, Aueie C'lalan. and ICdilte Millei' singled in suc-eesslon In the seventh for the only tally. Hearn t-ave up only seven hits in decent. ' w ' The cubs moved into a second plnce Ur al PHtsi>uH;h. defealinK the miss, 7 lo :i, with Don Johnson's third hit. n liases-loaded triple the main offensive smash. H Pittsburgh's 13th defeat in Hi fehslvelv but ship the ball out of years In the major leagues. the par!:. He did that' twice Inst| At first base, both of the "old night, however. a s the Crackers stars". Johnny Mizc of Hie Cliam.', turned back Birmingham in bo(,!:'nnd GCOI-RD McQiiinn of the pnas of a doublehender, 3 lo 1 nnd kccs, look like certain bets to make 7 to C. I the IcaRiie loams. Ml/e, Hie ::iajcir : wa.s !>: Lefty Forrest Thompson outpitch- league home inn king pin with in , games, ed AKx Ronay in the opener, while, has a liatllnu marks of .:i78 viiile ! Tin: Yankees lopped the Oliuilp. Trinci's second homer iii the ninth McQuinn's .:!41 figure is third liieb ' 1 to C. in an exhibition same bring- of the, niehtcn'p cnnhled Atlanta to In (he American. Other N.ittonal iiig the all-time cotnpetilloirbetweeiS repulse the home team despite -t|Leiigun standouts vilio may nrikc i the inter-borough rivals to 2i> four-run rally in the last of the] the Chicago stjnad lire shorf;lo;> lories iinlw. Aaron Robinson hit ' ' thr ; slaBlowncrs. | Eddie Miller of Cincinnati with 12 n homer as Mel Queen and Charley lomcrs, Phil Cavarella of Chicago [ WcnsHxr ciillalioraled in Ihe.seveii- n-llli n .'.W> batting mark, nixie hit• shutout. • • . j Walker of,Brooklyn at .295, ll.nikl Yesterday's Star — Rookie Kent, j DRUGGISTS WIN 34 .. ' Hay.s .Stoic iH'esented O-^VMS' I)rir.:t>ists with their fifth win l«,st i night, as they kicked a-,iay a four- ' run lead in the s'rond Itininr; (\ n d were unable to elx-i:l: OWTHS' exploding bats ami the Druggists walked away v.'ith u 'a. to f> victory. The game was liaHed after lour nn<t a half Innings of play due to the first game time limit, rule. MctcHlfe paeed the' victors at th'i plate rapping oil! f.vo (ioiihlcs and a single in four trips- A. T. !!•;•,•« led his team with a Mil'.'!' 1 and a home run in three attempts. The round tripper came in the loj> of Die fifth v.ith iioiii- on. In ihe second tame. Oharley-s Meclrlc players continued their victory march as they pounded out in (i to 3 victory over the I'liillips I Motormen. The Klectrleians n;:ide | .six hits good for a.s many inns while I they were holdint! Hie Molorme'i lo three hits. Walker paced I lie victors at I 1 !'! • i;!ate with two singles in four trips '• j c " | but Phillips' errors enabled lilm i« ; '.'(•ore home runs on both shvtlrs. I League Leading Copter Nirse to Take On Tiie hi^h-fiyinu Cotocr, Mo., nino will defer.el its posili^.i aton '-he Mississippi County Amateur Bj'e- ball League slar.dnij;s Sunday afternoon when they entertain ' Yarbro on their l>onn.' diamond. The Missouri ins :;i:\rteri their vie- 1 lory nntrch (-[U'lv in ihe y.'ascn an:l have defeated about c-wr, Irani in the Ir-aur.e. TSii.s will be' the fh 1 :; 1 . I mecthip with Yi'ibr:). The Hlyiheville Tin-rs wi'! i>!->y Armorol Kunday nfU'riuum bin ih° [tattle .site lu.s not yel boen i 1 . med. The Tigers In veplaved all t leir (irevif;u s home r.'.ainf 1 ^; at *.:ie v c i 1 Park diamond but this field not. bs available due lo tlic mi< aut<i iuce:i lo be h.ex' there. Other g.imcs :uiid;' - . are f.iitJ.' mvcr ut I.ute:,. i;iy:!icville Ho;i!e Two at Number Nine, and M.i- ni'.a -in Huflman.-. AVcII. Yes ilii'.l \'o OKLAHCMA CITY . UP'- Kar.lll Pc'liningtijn, [i!). who on"e ciossitl the plains in a covennl v.'U'.cin, -"lew to Oklahoma city from California. Het judgment <;1 air iru\'ei: 'I felt \',r.f,\ iKirt. of he lini" -and not ~:o iiO'Jti i):-.rt of :ii'.- time." THEATRE Maniia, Ark. the fuil final frnn'ie ' bv The . double victory moved Crackers back, into fifth, a gaine aliertd of iBirmin^liam. The fast-fadinn 'New Orleans Prfs drooped another ballgame to second-plncc Mobile lust night. 8 to 2. as the Bears moved to wi'.h- in one-hnlf games 'of the Pelicans. Righthander Pat -MCGlothln , flip- |ie<i a 'five-hitter for the hortitf- team. with Al Kozer homering for tlic losers. A big 10-run first inning thrust at the plate allowed Nnshvilie to coast Id a 15 to n rout, at Chattanooga behind Vol Twirlcr Bo'h Wnde. The victory moved Nashville out a. full game nhcad of 111 fourth-nlaec Lookouts. Warte and Joe St.rinpfellow struck four-baggers, and the 'Nooua defense was marred bv five errors afield. •XTemphis outclassed Lilfle Pock in an 8 to 7 donnybrook 031 (he loser's grounds in a contest marked bv 23 b.ise hits. The Rocks jumped off to a 4-0 adviintase i the opeiiint; stanza But the Chicks ke))t flnilins away and pushci across Ihe winning la'llv in th" eighth. Tonicht's nairinps are the same vilh twin bills curded between New Or'leon^ and Mobile and -Nashville " arid CiVatthnooga. Harold West doubled, :n UllclOs and Doush fin«,lr count [or Phillip; hits. Tuesday night's schednlr Grecnbci't; of Pittsburgh with eight lomers and 20 runs driven in and pitchers l.yn Rov.n and Emil 1.con- Peterson of the Keds who pilehed K ] Ark-Mo. Power meeting Owen Dru™. five-hit 1 Cardinals. to 0 victory over Ihe. j ! In the first till and I.oy Elch ptav- Eaton to Defend Golfing Laurels In Tennessee Mee* Osccofa Indians Obtain Hur/er from Mcs'nphis Ini; Sam Johns Rmokclicnise nightcap. 'I'he Slamtiugs: In Ih' Four Ulytheville r.olfcrs. Roland Bishop, George -Hubbarn Jr., Billy Wilson and Wendell Eaton, will participate in the West Tennessee Open tournament to be held at nrcrsbiiru tomorrow and Sund.iy, it was announced today. Some of the best golfers in the South will compete in both professional and amateur divisions of the. -tournament. Eaton, pro of Die Blytheville Country Club, is d''- fending professional nlmmpion. auri|""" J. -L. Ble.nkcnship. of Memphis, is,' ' defending amateur champion. '''' CSCKOLA, June 13. — Walter MonalHiri. of Memphis, and lending] i:iU:her for Notre Dame University baseball team, will handle the mound dullcs for the O:iceola In j rlians when they meet liie Jones- I l hilli]j:> Hed So>: ;\l the American Le- ; gion park iu Jonesboro touigEit. Maniiser Steve Ralph announced Golf Records Threatened that Muuahiin ha:; agreed to work; with Uic Indians during his suin- I.oy Kieh Oiyeiis l)rnj; ... . Saliba Wlicilesale Sum Johns Charley's Klec, . Ark-Mo IMivrr . !lays' Store , . -Motor . I, 1 ! J.ulce-Applini; is the people's choice on the American League :U'.!r - in- Chic;ij;o. Tiu- White Sox' -veteran shortstop received an anliiiiiiihilc, n check for S17UO, a diamoiul-studdc'd wrist watch, fi: fling 'tackle and a bay on Appliny Day ;it C'omiskey Park. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOllTIIKKN LEAGUE W. I I • I/ilcraiy Xolc (UPi—StekinR a divorce from her 04-year-old bus- band. Mrs. Fred M. Kendrick told the court he stayed in bed three days reading "Forever Amber" while she carried meals to him. She charged cruelty nnd abandonment. Setni-tinals of Women's State Golf Meat Start Little Rock, Ark.. June 13. (UP) —.Four Arkansas women squar;'.! off at the T-iltle iRoek Country Club today in the seml-tinals of the State Women's Golf Tmirivi- ment. Mrs. Gordon Pen-In <)f F.I Darnel D met Mrs. Dane Harris of Hoi Springs; Mrs. Don Chronister ol Little Rock plavcci Mrs. Carle Robbins ol Fort Smith. mer vacation. The Red Sax. .lenders in the Northeast Arkansas Semipro ly^aKUC. have won cK r ht straight yames from teams in icaslern Arkansas droj;piriK the season opener The Indians will enlorlnin lhL ¥ Stillmnn School team at the Osceola Hish School alhletic field Sunday afternoon, -Mr. Ralph stated. I Wrestles Alligator L. 2i 23 27 31 31 3'1 33 3!) Pet .518 .503 .4H3 .4(50 .421 .350 AMERICAN I.HAGTJK W. L. Pet. IMroi'. . ... New York . H.I:.toil . ... riuludelphin nd In National Open Tourney ST. l.OUIS.-Jmie in. (UP)—1.-\ d-.i/en {3ar-busliui: prc.s anil a lone nmaleur threatened tortay lo ..masli e\'ery seor'nu; nitu'k in the 47-'>r:'-.r hi.slory 1 of Ihe Maiionai Ojien Col! lourney. The, regard-breaking pace war, ii:- j dlcated when three Huder-ratctl en- ; trants, I-larry 'J'odd, Henry Ransom and Chick llarbert. blasted i!i>.;H>ratnu . .. short 0.532-yard St. I.onis Countv, Plnlitlelplua Clii^ links for fotir-iinder-par CT.; in first round play yesterday. NATIONAL . .. . 27 20 3.7 22 24 22 25 24 .... 25 27 13 21 20 25 .... 20 20 LEAGUE W. L. 27 19 .57.551 .522 .510 .44 .435 Olieii al 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:30 p.m. I SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (UP) — I Tn First it was dnncins; lenirs, then New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NTOHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Openi Week Days 1:(KI p.m. Bal-Om. 1 p.m. Cant. Bhowlni Lasl Time Today "THE SEA WOLF" \\ilh Fdward <i. Knbitisnn / ami Johrt GarHcId Selected Short Subjects Saturday "COLORADO KID" A Republic Picture vrilh Bob Sleclc; Also Shorls Salnrday Owl Show 'Philo Vance Returns" \ rhc I'iclarn wilh Selected Shorts Caruthcrsville Ball Club To Play in Tennessee CArnmiFnSVTLE. Mo.. June 12. —Caruthcrsvillc baseball tefliii. under minnscmcnt of Jim Jeffrcss, to nldglcy. Tenn.. far a f?i>n>e Huiidny. Lnst Sunday, they were defeale,! 11-3 at DycrsVjun:, with ^eycn Carillheisville errors pro^'mc- costly. I.einoyni- Scnll. local (wirier, was touched fur 11 'n'ls nv liycrsturB, while Caruiher.sviile batters iot Ifl h!K n »e a homer bv BiJzle with one on. B. S:ot>. with tl.rf-c' hits in four trips, paced the loral batters. To Fly to Canada CARTJTHERSV1LLK. Mo.. June 13. — Mr. and Mrs. John S. While Of this city will leave Memphis. Tenn., Sunday by airliner for Clii- cngo, where they will join n special delegation, nnd continue on to Jasper, Northwest Canada, where they will be for about two weeks Mr. White was awarded the nip for outstanding accomplishment nn agent for the National Life Insurance Company during the past yenr. This Is the first post-war convention trip given outstanding :ents by the company. boxing kangaroos and wrestling nlligntor. The feature event ef' the weekly "CTiint, :n«l groan" matches here carc'ed Gill Woodworlh against his 450-pound alligator. Dubious spctnalors were assured iluil pn'cmilions bad been taken to prevent the Motile lro,u slipping out of Ihe ring. hi I tsbllri;li Louis . June CA!<UTHFR = V!Ij T !!, 13. — Ray nuke's all-star jaTiihorje Mid rodeo will br jire.-ented here at ['-r.jJiion fairgrounds inrk Rnn<l : ,iy. June I5th. uiKier auspicc.s of Ino Ainerican L'^iop. if V\i? am:nii''-c- cd tottay. Diil-.(- ha s recently adde'.l a lierd of Brr.hma cattle to hi; how. Ycslcixlay's Results SOUTHKHN I.KAGUI! r.Teirtphis K, Little Rock 7 .Vh=i;1.l 3-7. Binnilu;hahi 1-G Mi;':iio i 1 . Nev,- Orleans 2 Nashville 15, Cliattanbojia 0 'Show This to Junior AMEKTCAN n cl.ue. IXAGUE Racers in Midget Autos To Compete Hero Sunday .Johnny Rniiney, a vliit track auto racer in the days when B^n^y Okl- (H'kl was burning up 'ho i-;icr- irank 6 ; of the country, will direct UK> /nicJ^tr auto race's 'to SIR hol.l ai \Valko. l j at'k Sunday iiflernuosi. RainiV-y. who gave lip riniihs sc\ F - cral yenrs ;i^o and st.ivceci ])roinnt- ing, is now connected v/i'.'-i Die nev:!y ucLivatcd Soathel't) Antb Rat-ins Aft- sofiaiion of Memphis, \\li.i ii sponsoriny: fiunday's c-voiir A field of eight oars -ins Tiled entry so far, Kaimey staUd, with more expected today and lr>ni[>rro\v. All or the oiyht car.s aro front Metnphjs. Six heat.s will consitluto Sunday'.s program including tinvr- li i;i\s and a "free for nil" iiovouy r::cr. This race .is unique in;i<-.,i!uc!i as lo>) money will KO to tins ?ecj>irl pl:u\> winner with HrsL ]3hice geUiug noth- Timg trials arc olatixl to .start nt 3 o'clock with the show expected to last for two hours. Today's Games SOTJTHEilN LEAGUE Memphis nt Little Rock. Na.shvilln at Chnltauonga. New Orloniis at Mobile. Atlanta at Binnin^hnnT- AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Boston. nii;ht. Si. Louis at New York, myht. Detroit at \Vashinpton, nisiht. Cleveland at 'Philadelphia. Kridfiy and Saturday "Marked .for Murder" with Tc\ !*iltcr anil Davo O'l'i'icn S't'ri:il: "Ihiiiitliicr of Don Q" Also Slmrl Knhjccts ]''i id;iy and "GOD'S COUNTRY" (In Technicolor^ uilh Kotiert I.owerj' and Uolen (lill'c ('arti)nn and :{rcl C'hafiler ef ".Maiiliuul on Mysli-ry Islam!" Siihii'itny ()«•) SITIHY "The Falcon's Adventure" Tom Cnmvay with ami Miu! SunclitV, IVlmidav SiituvHay Star Is <VHdni(o Show ;tl It): If) |i.-n. "THE FALCON IN SAN FRANCISCO" with Tom Cnii\vay and Selected Short t?ub Li!JT ^TROHBE^G picienti HEOY LAMARR '•"Bit. GEORGE w-M^rn LOUIS ,SANDERS-HAYWARD A Hunl Sr/omberg Projection Rcliiicd t^ru Urjtcd Arlisli HKO Ncws.Jt Come-Jy Sunday and Mfthday "GALLANT BESS" :" A M-G-M Picture. Gebrgt Tobias Marshall Thoinpscm • Also Short Snbjeds Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Size T. L. MABRY J23 MISSOURI ST. PJI. 3GZ1 FOR SALE Modern home on JInin Sired, comiilclc \vill 1 ;itlic fan', automatic hot water healer, h:ml\voo<l floor thrtughontrr-2.-car garage—All rooms largo and comfortable. Plastered Interior. Completely insulated. Can be financed-by, the FIT A. Don't miss if you \v;\n. a fine home! Shown by Appointment Only See or Call MAX LOGAN • Phone 2034 or 502 NATIONAL LEAGUE Nit;ht i::i]iios: Ch:c:u'r. 7. Piltsbiir;;!! 3 C'iTir'iniuti !. St. I.Ollis 0. Cnlv !-:mi<'.".. NATIONAL LEAGUE Roston at E'iUsblirgh. Hfooklyn al SI. Louis, nu'.t Plnlafloljihia lit Chicngo. (Only gumcs scl'.crtulcd). XV^*;t>S3fc«%' 1 American school hooks are so precious lo these Philippine ir.mi children thai ttiey look nl them even while vitlinj: ilio f:nv.ilv carab;io v/orking in the fields near Cavile. Books .iro 'vitt ^t iu: 250.000 clci^ientnry school Vcxls obtained through Cahli,rni:i -'u.',- Departnicnl of Ktiucnlion and shipped to Manila i'oi^ vhi-mbiituMi. \(,e^ vv icVN v bo^ Years This Is'The Whisky That Made Kentucky Whiskies Famous Bottled By EARLY TIMES DISTILLERY Louisville. Kentucky 86 Proof CO. DISTRIBUTED BY SILBERNAGEL b CO., INC. Every Day Enjoy 'AtLt*>-£-Minute M aai&i 'HAVE sovit ^7^ ,TRouBi_e ,POPS £2 "7 JEST 'H/\D SOME ,'5H£ \A/NT KUMHIM' SOO-OOO.; oj. - \v' uv ->'. C !T TO' Blythcvtllc Mofor Co. THEY'LL FIV. i !>C;: .Plyinouili 2»7 . SECOND STREET PHONE 4-22 *m p.m. JM Excitement Galore! DON'T MISS II!

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