The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1947 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 14, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.y COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JUNK H, 1047 Koogans, Vols Split Two Games Little Rock Pummels - Memphis; Crackers Crumbled by Barons By WARREN W. SCHWKO (United Press Sports Wrllcr) ATLANTA, On., June. 14. '.UP) — Naslivlllc and Chattanooga finished all even a( the end at <\ doubleheader last night and tocitiy Hie Vols were still two n:id onc-l:alf games ahead of 'Nooga. Freely lilt by the Lookouts dur- ihg the opening contest, side-;irmer . Pete Mallory managed 10 &tlrk around lor the wholo gams and cop the 1 'to 6 vei-dk',. Gil Co:m homered for the losers. Holdout Luis Aloma, Cuban flrcbnUer. wns Dusted out In the lirst and v.':\s replaced by Lefly Bill Kennedy. In the afterpiece, B;rt NicholT's band slapped down In? Voli 11 to 8 with Gordon Lawine ami Jesse Kvasnak hitting out cf the paik for the winners. Big Bt'ii VV:idc. .who can hit as well r.s to:: the pitching rubber, elouc.^1 one out of the park for Nadlwille hi the final frame. . Little Rock, deep In the Southern Association cellar, turned on seventh-place Memphis las 1 , night lor a 12 to. 9 conquest :is tin: Hocks sprayed out 17 bnsc'nits on tilth- home grounds. Tall Ted K.lus/.uwski | connected for a four-badger in the third for the Chicks wltli Ilia bnscs untenanted. The loss Wt Memphis three and a half games to the foic of the Travelers. Free swinging Joe Cullins socked a pair of roundtrippcrs nml handy- andy Zeb Eaton nlso iwied a jlam jnto the bleachers last i-.lgM al Dlr- mlnBhi)m as the bumpiioiu Bnroua racked up a 12 to 5 win over Atlanta. Roy Brunei' went the route for the slagtown slug^c-vs. sctlinp down the Crackers on 12 hi'.s and settling down to a well-pitched effort after the third stanza. In winning, the Barons movi'l back into a fifth-place tie with Atlanta. The front-running Now Orleans Pels braced themselves In the first game of a critical doubleheader with Mobile, copping the ontest 10 to 5. Al (Broadway) Flair socktd a pair of homers for the Pels and Johnny Sosh and Kovio Connprs connected for the Bean. • In the nightcap, Mobil? tell behind until the fourth Inning when Shea was driven from the mound under a barrage of hits. Beiovr; Ihc inning was over six runs were secret! The final score was 11 to 1 giving Mobile a split nnd Pitcher Hall the win. ' Tonight's pairings call for single ^contests for Atlanta at Birmingham Memphis at Little Rock and Nashville at- Chattagoona. Cottbf) Pickers Roberts, Canny To Meet Manila , 00 .^" 1 *° . r . _.. Wolfe ana Pacer In Sunday Tilt The Blythcvlllc Cotton Pickers •111 Red Roberts ""d Dill Canny return to the Legion Arena Monday night after having been dlsquali- ------- --------- j meet the Manila L-?glon Juu- fi c d last week for playing too rough Caruthersville Airport to Get $10,OOOGrant CAHUTHERSVILLE, Mo., June 14. — The Ciiruthcrsvllle airport or s at the Air Base diamond in a I against Joe Wolfe and Lefty Pac- has been approved lor state aid by '- ' -" ' cr, [Governor Phil M. Donnelly, an announcement received here yesterday stated. 'Hie approval was for a maximum grant or 510.000. The city liad previously endorsed a bond issue to purchase the site and the ground lias been leveled, T FORMATION—While Sox pliiycr.s gather around C.isjincr Michaels, silting on ground n^left, and Thurman Tucker, right, uftcr Ibc two Sox phiyers collided near second base, both v/erc fielding Athletics' Hank Majcslu'.s lly. The A's won in (he 1 lib inning. 10-3. Yanks' Pennant Chances Fade As Nine Players Beat One Star Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Little Uock, night. Atlanta at Birmingham. Nashville at Cliatlanoogn. Only games. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at Washington. Cleveland at Philadclphm. St. Louis at New York. Chicago at Boston. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Pittsburgh. New York at Cinclnn-.ili. Philadelphia at Chicago. Brooklyn at St. Louis 'lii. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Little Rock 12, Mcnipms 'I. Nashville 7-3, Chnitaii'joga 0-11. Birmingham 12. Atlunt.i 5. New Orleans 10-7, Mobil-j 5-11. Uy CORNKUUS RYAN (United 1'rcss Sports Writer) NEW YORK. June 14. (UP) — Because nine players, even i[ Uiny re quite ordinary, usually can beat one star, even if he is Joe DiMafT- jlo. pennant chances of the New York Yankees were lading a little today. It was clear to any fan that the Yanks arc a one-man club, and as DiMaggio gees, so go the Yanks. He hit almost .500 during a recent streak nnd the Yanks shot up to second place. Then he conlfS _if( ns the Yanks ended a road trip. They could pet, no better than n split with the last-place St. Louis Browns, and lost two of three Ic sixth-place Chicago. Last night, starting n home stand the Yanks bowed to the Browns in 10 innings. 4 to 3. as DIMagRio got only one hit in five tries. Charley Keller, another Yank slugger, was on the sidelines with a bad back, but the Browns also were wlthoul their ace hitler. Vein Stephens who sufferer n wrist injury in batting practice. And midwnv in the game the Brouns lost, their other long-ball thumper. Jeff Heath, who argued too loudly with nn umuire But the Browns kept on battling and in the loth inning Paul Led I her singled to bring up rookie Raj Colcman, who hud replaced Heath Coleman tripled olf Dill Bcvcns and that was the game. Fred Sanford pitched the route for St. Louis for his second victory, both over tho Yanks. The loss dropped New York IVj mcs behind Detroit, whose game with Washington was rained out, gave them only a half-game margin over the Boston Red Sox. ivho got n 5 to 3 victory over the Chicago White Sox in the first name ever played under lights at Fenway Park. All Arkansas Women Golfers Compete tor State Title vhilc Boston jumped over Brook- yn into third place by beating 'Itlsburgh, C to 2. The St. Lo'.iis ;ardimtls bninpetl the Dodgers. 3 o 0, to pull within a half-gatnc ( sixth place. The leading New York GiaiV.s nil Cincinnati were idle. Despite a home run and single by Hank Grecnberg, the Braves melcti the Pirates at Pittsburgh. Sibbi Kistl hit a homer for Boston, uul carvel Howcll's triple ami My- 'on McConnick's single In the eighth provided the winning run. ilthough Boston got three more ill tho ninth Inning. 'flic cardinals stopped the Oo'.l* ;crs cold as George Mungcr pitched n three-hit game and allowed only two urook runners as far as second base. Ron Norlhey gave Mungcr fine batting support with single and home run and two runs batted In. Yesterday's Star: Joe Gordon of Cleveland, whose two home runs nn<| three runs batted In paced th'J Indians to a 5 to 4 win over the. tenacious Athletics. LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. June 11. (UP) — The 30-hold final match )» the: Women's Slate Golf Tournament got. underway at the Ll'.tl'.' Rock Country club this morning Surviving the rugged competition and advancing to the payoff were the defending champion, Mrs. Gordon Perrln of El Dorado, and Mrs. Don Clnonister of Little Rock. In their semi-final matches yesterday, Mrs. Pen-in defeated Mrs. Dane Harris of Hot Springs five and lour, and Mrs. Chroiilstcr cii- miimtcd Mrs. Carle Robblns of Fort fJmith one up on the Iflth hole. Mississippi High School Boy Signs With Cardinals MEMPHIS, Temi.i June M (UP) —Dave Young, 200-pound. 17-year- old Olive Blanch, Miss., high school catcher, has signed n contract with the St. Louis Ct'.rdinala and will report immediately to the Cardinal's Columbus farm club. Et. Louis Scont Buddy Lewis iin- hounccd today. im,'!c fiatne tomorrow afternoon at' 2:30. This tilt will open a three-game Kiinc .stand before Manager Joe Whitley nnd his Pieker s lake off on their down-stale' road'trlp June 22. The Pickers will entertain the IjOnoke Juniors here Wednesday and Fort Smith Friday. Ii(B Kenneth Merrill, tile lad who lost a disheartening 9 to 8 name to Hot Springs nine.after pitching )3 Innings of good baseball a week ago, will be'called on to face the Manila sluggers on the mound. This will biy Merritt's third start and he is nil even In .games, haviny won one and lost one. The big righthander had thlnfis under control-in tho elongated affair until he weakened in the final frame and allowed the winning run to be pushed across on two consecutive lilts. ".Coach Trigger Wall, ot the Muni!; 1 , nine, has beer, singing the blues ever since his ace hurlcr, J T. Harris, the gent that ,set the Misislnpi County HUh School Bnsc-1 hall League on fire curlier this Spring by winning six and losing none, moved 'to the West Coast. In all probability Trigger will rail on a lad by the name of Til- Icy, to toe tile slab in tomorrow's game. Tilley is a six-footer and is reported us a ton-flight juvenile hurler. TUc Pickers' probable starting line-up will be. Don Bunch, fi'rst base; Leon 'Ashby, second base; J;>ek Duclos, short stop: Homer Smith, third base; Lloyd Koontz or Bill LIIIK, catcher: Charles Lutes, let! 'leld; Bob Mullen, center field |anfl Clifton Wixson, rigiit field. • --, 0: o Include a public playground, and A strong believer in fighting fire with fire. Promoter Mike Mcroney called on two of'hi* toughest gra);- ;)lers, Roy Welch and Joe Wolfe, io pair with the two mcanics in Monday night's tag feature. > • i > Fan b can expect to ? ee a con- 8 The'site purchased Is large enough glamoration of 'wrestling styles . . . ' >• when the four -bone twisters get together. i Wolfe will be seeking revenue for the severe beating that he took at I he hands of Roberts and Canny last week and Roy Welch just has a natural dislike for the pair. Wcich, n veteran of many years °^ wrestling, has tangled with both Hcbcrts and Canny on numerous occasions. In the two matches, Welch pair off in the nnd Wolfe will ond. one and first meet fall prcli'n Canny will and Roberts in the sec- municipal goli course, and those in charge of the golf course announce that layouts are now being pii^m- e<l for greens, tecs, fairways. traiM, hazards, and that actual construction work on the course may beyin at an early date. The site is on the Uraggadocio- Cnruthcrsville highway, at the Southwest edge o f Caruthc'rsvlllc. Memphis Streetcars In Last Appearance MEMPHIS. Tenn. June 11, <ij!>> —The streetcar will nnkc Mrs hist appearance In Memphis tonight when the only rcinaini.v- trolley line in town is converted tyjt;::- tric coaches. {A The conversion is the fin:? of the Memphis street Haiiwuj's $4,COO,000 modernization program. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orleans Mobile . Nashville , ... Chattanooga . Birmingham . Atlanta . Memphis . Little Hock . W. 40 ..... n 30 32 31 2!) 24 Pet .625 .fi;» .517 .500 .417 .475 .414 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit . .... New York 27 W. L. 27 20 23 Metz, Harbert Lead Field in National Open State Honorary Boards, Commissions to Meet Boston Philadelphia Chicago . .. Cleveland . Washington St. Louis ... 25 2U 20 21 NATIONAL LEAGUE Pet .'ot 510 .53: 500 .4T« •.4C8 .414 .44' AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis 4, New York 3. Cleveland 5, Philadelphia 4. Boston 5, Chicago 3. Detroit nt Washington, rain. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston C, Pittsburgh 2. Chicago 4, Philadelphia 3. St. Louis 3, Brooklyn 0. Only games. ST. LOUIS, June M. (UPi—A pair of nrvcr-never iiion shootim; golf at n record clip. U>d th '. field into the payoir finals of tin; Na- LITTLE ROCK. Ark.,' .Tlillft 14.' New York (U.P.)—Ciov. Ben Lancy today Is Chicago making plhns for an all-day. Brooklyn gathering of members of tiie st-MC's' B ? sto " • • honorary boards and commissions, Cincinnati i tentatively set for July n. ,The Philadelphia 1 meeting will be held at Cummins SL Louls Prison Farm. ( PUUibm'ah Lancy said he is planning the party he has not yci> met i some of his buartt menisci. 1 ;. - ' tional Opeti Chan\\)ionsii r .p today. They were Dick MCU. llu Mi.iri)- shootcr froin Arkansas Ci 1 .y, Kan::., and Chick Harbert. .1 slnsgin;? 32- ycnr-old veteran from Norlhviilc, Mich. One matched his accuracy and Boston's runs camo | consistency against the other's slain- W. L. 27 19 20 21 27 21 24 28 23 29 21 23 20 20 Pet .58' .571 .5UO AK AVi .42! .40! Cour ] e r News Want Ads. In the firth Inning. Two walks and a scratch hit loaded (he bases nnd Ted Williams' infield hil scored two rims. Sam Mclc batted in another run and Lnkc Appllng's wild'throw sent In the winning runs. Joe Gordon hil two home runs and Ken Keltner go! one ns Cleveland edged the Philadelphia A's, 5 to 4. Gordon's second homer, with n man on in the eighth inning, carried Bob Feller to his eighth victory, although the A's batted pcllcr out in the eighth The National Lciiguc race underwent a shuffle as the CHiljs tripped the Phillies. 4 to 3. to advance to within a hall-game ot first plac?, ining tactics to reac.i tlv; turn all the end of 30 holes yesterday in \ 139-strikcs, Ihren mid.-:' par. | Met?., so consistent iu' stored only one bogle in the first :i(j holes, hud I rounds of 09 and '10, with lour bir- fairway only 'ec-jvery shots \ The Best In; • Lures • Rods • Reels • Boats EVERYTHING YOU NEEO FOR FISHING - or CAMPING—Best Prices Anywhere.' PLANTERS HARDWARE CO., 126 W. Main St. Phone 515 dies. He. was ofT the three times, and hl.s j were siittctnculnr. Hurbc'rt, otic of lh? hitters in the (jaine, both h'jokccl nn-i ! sliced. Ills recoveries iiiso went into tic thick clovnr-nnccl rougli,, 01 lulu traps. Rarely did he IIWKC a par; nslead there were blrdit^s or bogies. But he scored G7 and 72. The closest was Lew Wor.shain, a Washington, D. a, ,>r;i who never pluycd ns :in amateur. ITo too, ;vas consist en 1. nnd he cnniy in with two rounds of 70 lo trail Ihu leaders by one stroke. Behind him t lie re WL're three at 1-H — Jim 1 Fcrricr fr>m ChicaRo, Spokane's amateur sUir, Hiul Wnici. and Henry Ran.sotn, ;i ItavinlH. ill, pro. -NOTICE- We will be closed on Saturday afternoon beginning this Saturday June 14th . . . and continuing through the first Saturday in September. Wholesalers Defeat Manila In Tight Game Two consecutive triples in the last the tenth inning uy Cecil Gray id Jim Henry Lutes gave th? Saba Wholesalers a 1 1.6 0 victory ver the strong Manila nl:ie at talker Park last night. With the score deadlocked at 0-0 nd none out. Gray clubbed one of shabranner's offerings into deep gilt field that would have b'jen home run had he no; thought it | r as a sure out. Lutes thon slammed triple into almost the samr spot o score Gray with the •.vinmni; run, leaking up a pltcniiij; duel l>r- wcen Harvey Dorris i>; the Whole- alcrs and Ashabranmr o; Manila. Manila outhit the Wholesalers 3 o 2 but Gray's triple was the first cal lilt of the game cs Manil.i's vere mostly scratch uillgl'js. In the preliminary :jaim; the Fity,- i.itrick Jewelers girls,team tlowrcd he Peerless Cleaners' girls 1 to 1 11 a five inning tilt. Margie Bevil hurled for the Je'.v- lers, giving up only two hit., while he and her teammate? were col- ectlng of Mury Lou Per-' y, hurlcr fqr the 'cieancvs..' Tlie Jewelers scored ihcii' runs L the first three iriningr,. with one n the first and second innings and he deciding two. runs in the third rame- The Cleaners scored thfir one tally in the first fvani-i. Meanwhile, the Ch.uioy Electric line hung up their first out-c! -town •ictory by downing r.h = Leacl-.villu All-Stars 14 to 6 on the Le.ich- illc diamond. c I "£ asy Pay Repair Work?' "It's Our Specialty!" If you want In p;iy weekly, monthly or on farmers terms for repair work on you farm machinery, you can have it clone here easily. us your repair worlt and play safe. Yon can't save money by <U>injj it yourself if "real" trouble is the result! Our mechanics arc factory-trained. DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 863 We're Headquarters for Your Vacation Car! Good, ilcpi'iicliililo used r;irs COHHI from good, du- ]icnd;il)l« auto ilcalors. You'll find that tho best in a good used car is found al I'OOl.lC MO'l COMPANY. All inakos—late models. BLYTHEVILLE LEGiON ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICK ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday 4DULTS <15c — CHILDREN lf>c Monday, June 16 BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA N. B. Due to loss in shipment the tegular wrestling cards were not distributed this week . . . our ful! card is as follows: Tag Match Bill Canny and best Ini.v '01! Drive a Little Farther Fora Better Buy! Phone STEELE 49 MOTOR COMPANY Highway 61 North at Steele, Missouri Sec the Mighty Jeep on Display! . versus Roy Welch and Also 2 1-fall 30 Minute Matches Roy Welch versus Bill Canny Red* Roberts versus Joe Wolfe DON'T MISS IT! -^•v'.*fete&iiai .•'...:

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