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Thursday, July 25, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT BIATHEV1LLE (ARK.); COURIER NEWS * THUHSD^AY, JULY 25, 19'IG Atlanta Crackers Defeat All-Stirs Leaders in Southern League Win Shut-out In Annual Classic ATLANTA, GK., July 25. (UP) — Other Southern Association clubs knew today why the Atlanta Crackers are eight-an d-one.-half games on top ol the Southern Association after what the ace Cracker 4 hurlers did to the loop's top sluggers in last night's all-star game. Behind the three-hit pitching of Atlanta's top quartet, Earl McOow- an, Shelby KInney, Forrest Thompson and Bill Ayers, Atlanta went to a 4 to 0 victory over the team mack: up of the league's heaviest hitters — Tom Neil, Hlllis Layne, Rip Radcllff., and others. A record "rowd of 16.541 fans saw the Atlanta team win its third straight all-star decision. Birmingham's Nelll, the leading slugger of the league, failed to hit out of the infield, nnd Chattanooga's Layne, No. 2 hitter In the Southern, was lucky to get a. double off tlie southpaw pitching ol Starter McGowan. Paul Bruno of New Orleans nnd Junior Woolen of Chattanooga, both handy with the willow, accounted for the other Owens has won three panics and two hits—singles. lost,three in the league compcu- Crackers parlayed pitching Softball Games Approach Crucial Stage The Owens' Drug Store Cowboys softball team will play the Montgomery Ward Cracker-Jacks and the Saliba Wholesale gang will play the league leading Loy. Elch Hustlers tonight at Walfcer Park. The games tonight will be at a crucial stage since the outcome may determine whether a team cnn enter the series (or the City Championship to be played at the end of the regular season. 1 Games that have been rained out or.postponed will be played alter the. 29lh when the regular sea- aibn !s over but will l>c counted as league games. • The four top teams nt the end bf the regular season will compete for the City championship with the top team playing the fourth place team In the best two oui of three games and the second and third place teams playing and then the winners of these games play a play-off for the City Championship. Ted Fisher will pitch for the Cowboys and Stabler will cnlch while Wendall Eaton will be on the mound and Johnson behind the plate for the Cracker-jacks. Soil fish Champ witli hits in bunches to blank the all-stars. In the first Inning LJoyd Gearhart beat out an Infield hit. Charley Clock singled, and Bill Ooodman stemmed one through Ihe box to score Gearhart. After Babe Eilis was passed to load the bases Frank Heller singled to left field, scoring clock and Goodman. Crackers Score Early Luis Aloma, of Chattanooga, the starting pitcher, was touched for five hits and three runs In the first two Innings and was credited with the loss. Nashville's Leo Twarrty allowed the fourth run in the fifth inning. Paul Winner, of Mobile, Jeesse Danna, of New Orleans, and Byron Cook, of Memphis, also faced the Crax and hurled runlcss ball dur Ing their stints. Ted cieslak, Clock, nnd Goodman, led the Cracker 10-hlt at- 'tack with two safeties each: Before the game, directors of the Southern Association voted to give 10 per cent of the contest proceeds to the benefit fund o] the Spokane, Wash., club which lost seven men killed in a bui accident recently. Wirt Gammon, of the Chattn noogn. Times, was .elected presi dent of the Southern Associatloi Baseball Writers, succeeding Gcorg Bugbec, of the Memphis Pres. Scimitar. .Guy Tiller, of the Atlanta Jour rial, was named vice president, an on . while Wards lias won three i>d lost two for the second posl- on slot. Jaclc Whittle will be. on the lound and Ed Hall behind the ate for the Saliba team and Bear ill pitch and Hoppc' will catch or the first place Hustlers. The Hustlers have won five games nd lost one while their opponents ave won two and lost two. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE All-star game. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 2. Boston- 1. Philadelphia 2. Pittsburgh 0. Brooklyn 2, Chicago ;1. New York 3. St. Louis 1. AMERICAN LEAGUK Cleveland 1, Philadelphia 0. Boston 4, Chicago 1. Washington 1, Detroit 0. New York 5, St. Louis 3. Cookies Show Class in Bums >/ve for Another Pennant NEW YORK, July 25. (UP)— victory roi- Ills llth success, shail- hnt Ions raiiuc hopes the Nn!>Jn. i Inij Johnny Bra/ley, who luul .caKiie may hold for breaking I matched him In a tight Uucl uiilil I ihe domination of the Amcr- the ninth. Uiignc nppenred to rest pnn- Lyn Rowe of (he Phils ran his l>;i]ly with the bright young men I firing O f scoreless Innings U> W Charles Urshel Jr.. ol Son Antonio, Texas and Oklahoma City, hold his cntch of snllllsh which won first prlxc for him in Ihnl dlvlsio: o( Ihc n»minl Tarpon Deiby held in Port Arnnsas, Texas. Urshel ! proud of his cntch, the largest, of which measured eight feet, nn t\vo inches. (NBA photo) Golfers Shoot For Big Money In Chicago CHICAGO,-July 25. (UP)—Obit's ___ ....... _____ ........ _ _. __________ _____ t . Bob Phillips, of the^Birmlnghnm j fichest and most ballyVioocd tour- Age-Herald was re-elected sccre- naments, the' circus-tinged All- tary-trefisurer. Chicago Cubs Battling for 1946 Pennant By OSCAR. FRALEY Baseball Standing? SOUTlltHN LEAfiUI-: W. ALlaintn . IH ^!) Cliatlanotj^a ......... 51 -Hi Nashville S2 -IU New Orleans 53 Mobile '1U Birinlnghiim -12 59 Little Hock M U2 NATIONAL LEACiUK W. I;. Brooklyn . St. Louis . Chic-HHO . Cincinnati . Boston . ' . New York . Philadelphia Pittsburgh Fastened U'ilh W»nd Leather soles were fastened [he Brooklyn Dodgers today. Even though the Dodgers may II (o win (he 1040 pennant, trie when he toppixl the 1'lrates, a to at Philadelphia on the margin of Jim Tabor's two run homer. It was range building plans of Boss ] Rowo's second straight shutout and •anch Rickey seem certain, to pay '"Is ICth victory. f in the not-too-dlstant future./ Another veteran, Uueky Wallers, o other major league team In | pitched ills sixth straight victory Iher the American or National' for the Heels, licallng the Braves rcultj is embarked on a more am. at Boston. 2 to 1 on nine hits. He satlonalists, Hobo Ncwsom and niz- zy Trout lei their pitching speak for them at Detroit where Newsom 1 1 ic winner in to U Washington triumph In which he allowed only seven sirgles. Trout. who dropped his second straight 1 to 0 game to Washington, yielded eight hits, but two of them with an error and a sacrifice in the seventh proved to be his downfall, Spud Chandler, helped by Johnny Llndoll's two-run homer In ihe fifth pitched the Yankees to a 5 to 3 victory at SI. Louis. It was Chandler's 15th triumph aiul lie held the Browns to just five hits. Iforniii youngsters, Tdin Brown nt Sun r'rundsco and Budge Patty of Los Angeles, carried the Hopes of the United Slates today in the fmarlcr finals of the i-'rciicli international tennis championships. lions farm program than the >c!e«s and evidence of the way iat it is paying off its the fact that ley arc battling for the pennanl Hh a substantial percentage oi imafidc rookies in their lineup. had trouble only with league lead- a double and two singles to boost a- double and tow singles to boost his average to .383. Tile Red Sox evened their .series at Chicago with Hie White Box, A game lefty Rookie Joe iIattenV v)nnln l! 4 fo ' t)ehilul Tra Ilu e»I liancroft, Iowa, pitched the son ' lvn ° B'»hicd his llth victory. Boston made 14 hits. Johnny Pesky and iiudy York getting three c:ici>. Bobby Feller uon his llilii game nnd his .seventh shutout at Cleveland, holding Ihe Athletics to ihrcc hits as lie shaded luckless Jcdgcrs back into sole possession f lirsl plncc last night with a ix-hit, 2 to 1 victory over Ihc ;ul)s at Brooklyn, who previously uul beaten him two times. Along ith Ilaticn Ihere were four oth- r rookies in the lineup, three of (Savage in a 1 to 0 duel. Hank K(l- vliom came up so fast that they vereti't even on the Dodger rosier it ihe start of the season. The others were Center Fielder Mck Whitman, First Baseman Ed Stevens who drove in the Dodger run with a double; Third iascman Bob Hamazolli, whose valk forced in the winning tally; ind Catcher Bruce Edwards, up recently from Mobile. Ala., the larm club In the Southern Association. Each got a hit off Cub Pitcher Flank Wyse. Haltcn finally saw an end to his Ijad luck against the Cubs. The last time out against them he lost a 1 to 0 battle when a pair of the five hits he yielded were bunched to beat him In the ninth. Bclore that his rival pitcher Claude Pas- scau. smashed a two run homer In the ninth to win. 2 to 0. By contrast, Ihe Cardinals, drop- lihig out of a tie for the lead, had no actual first year men lit their when they lost a 3 to I wards p,ot Ihe only run on a homer. Feller struck out nine bailers to run his total lo 220. Two of the league's top conver- Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Open da'e. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati nl Boston, night. Chicago at Brooklyn. SI. Louis at Ncw York. tv>o. Pittsburgh at New York. two. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Chicago. Washington at Detroit, Philadelphia at Cleveland. Only uaiui's scheduled. WASHER SERVICE Philip Frel Vacuum Cleaners, Kan«, Irons and Small Appliances Ho paired. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J. W. ADAMS. lt«r. 1'bor.B 2011 206-08 W. Kiln CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" Week Days: Starts at 7:30 p. m. '"i lineup whe den I (1( , cis | 0]1 (o I, IVl. shoc "l )nors ">' handmncie wooden' (1( , ds | 0]1 (o lhc GlailU ., L Ncw Y orK 'in 0'!^ I l'° KS '" ^evolutionary days. Hard on johnny Mize's two-run hornet ' "" ' the ninth. Lefly Dave Koslo maple was considered (he best for in pitched (lie aintUs to a five-hit American events for professionals amateurs and feminine stnrs opened h fi re today with gaudy-shirted George S. May 'as the ring-master. May, a Chicago business engineer who constantly Is at odds with the staid United States doll Association over his methods o( i operations, has gained phenomenal support from link galleries with his platform of "dollar poll" and has the soIld-..b)i£klriEv.tiI..' the .players, particularly , the pros,' .because , ol the; lavlsh^pOrsts Ch Cubs are defending the National ua pennant with increasingly eluding Sunday total $50,000. with m ....... ________ o , Higher" hopes, "today" predicted''' 'a ' lhe tourl ng pro troupe shooting three-team fight all the way to for a lucrative $45,000. Firsl prize the wire with the St. Louis Cardi- money in the pro tournament is rials and the Brooklyn Dodgers. Jolly Cholly. a likeable Dutchman whose attributes include the southpaw playing of the banjo, has opened quite a few eyes to the width of surprise recently as his Cubs surged toward the front. Fortunes i.tay ebb and flow in the next few weeks but In the sprint down the home stretch he is c I winced that his Cubs will be a growing factor., - Two rookies and a veteran on Tthoin two clubs gave up provide much of the basis for Grinun's confidence. The rookies are Outfielder Mnrv Rickcrt and First Baseman Eddie Waftkus and the veteran is 38- year-old Billy Jurgcs, who came back to the same team for which he starred a decade ago. "Waitkus and nickcrt are real _6illy was an outstanding performer with the Cubs from 1932 through 1938. Five of those years, as the Cubs won three pennant. 1 !. Billy was the League's leading shortstop in fielding, finds." the wiry-haired pilot said. "Eddie's marvelous work enables me to keep Phil cavarretta in the outfield.' $10,500, a offered in many events around the counlry. The Yarbro Lions Defeat Cards To Tune of 5-4 SPTS YARBRO LIONS—18 .. The Yarbro Lions defeated the Blylhcviilc Cardinals 5 to 4 on the Lions home field yesterday in an eight inninj; sottball game. Marion Undsey who replaced Bobby Smith in the third tnnln *as the winning pitcher whll Butord Hopper suffered the de leat. Bobby Smth. was the leadin Yarbro hitter with two hits in ihree times at bat. Martin led the Blytheville hitters with one Jill, in one time up. Willard v Ash's hit In the eighth •with Don Bunch on base drove In the winning run. Soth infields pliyed & tight de- fenshe game. • Jerry HolllniiwArth is ni«ia of the ,IJ6ns »nd J.tainvy .Phillips Is manager of tht Cirdlnals. J«ck Whittle and Hex Or lit en umpire*. Read Camlet•ifcm.YTa&t am. and the. last will not be in . until dark. In the past years, Promoter May has lighted the Byron Nelson, who is now making long tournament circuit. Is the lop favorite to win ihe all-Amcrican professional event. The big Texan has won the all- Amcrlcan four times in five tries TOMORROW LANEY Governor 'A Report of Stewardship 1 In b*half of his candidacy for re-cleclion as Governor Over Radio Station » KLCN-11:00 And the Arkansas Network Thursday, July 25 at 8:30 p.m. This Ad Paid for by Mrs. Ben L«iey per Buy SIX PAIRS and get the Guarantee , i .Certificate. - \. : . t^~ __ _ ^. . -..6 months' wear or six new pairs f rce. x • DuPont Nylon — Rayon body — cation top and foot — Nylon reinforced toe and heel. • Knit proportioned to fit small, average and ' ; ; Jarge size man. T - . i«^a«PBi»s..wfS. Laundry tested and approved. IMPORTANT: Buy Uis Socks'Accortiing to Ihc She Shoe He Wears. ' JOE ISAACS, Inc. Serving Blythcvillc more than "10 Years Phone 3331 223 West Main St. Carry U. S. Net Hopes In French Tournament PARIS, July 23. (UP)— Two Cnl- FENDER FLAPS Protecij an your ear. . VULCANIIEF , cfirnp ano hermet- •Itally sealed Mafch Patch unit$;for, specciy. tube repair worlt. *~ SCISSOSS JACK A jack made specially lor use- on uneven ground. Power''- irorne. v "o HlfcR FLUID l~fancjy can wj?>- Easy fill" AXLE SHAFTS Tune in our prog nun over KLCN at morning Mondiiy through' Saturday. Thui'sdsiy P. FXATUKK "The Big Showoff" Arthur Lake, Dale Evans "Under Western Skies" Noah Beery Jr., I.con Krrol, Leo Curillo Also Short Fridav «nrl Saturday DOUBLE FKATUHE "Light of Old Santa Fc" Koy Rogers, George (Gabby) Hayes "LET'S GO STEADY" Jimmy Lloyd, Put I'arrish Serial: "Muster Vty" Chap. 3 Also Cartoon OWL SHOW 11:30 "TAHITI NIGHTS" Dave O'Brien, Harold Matthews St-riiil: "Captain America*' Chap. 5 ALSO SHOUT Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Thursday 'The Enchanted Cottage' DorotlS; McGuirc, Robert Young News of the Day Also Shorts Friday and Saturday "CANYON CITY" Don "Kcrt" Hurry, Helen Talbot Serial: ".Tun'glR Kaidnrs" Also Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:04 p.-B. Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Comfortably Cool" Thursday "THE RENEGADES" (In Color) with Evelyn Keyes and Willard Parker Friday and Saturday , |i "Blue Montana Skies" * Clenc Aulrcy, Smiley Btirnctte SAT. OWL SHOW "Phantom of Desert" with Clnirlcs SUrrclt "Mysterious Intruder" Uich:ird Dix, Barton McC'lcan Southern Auto Stores RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Box *irice opens at T:M; Ffetar* starts at 7:15. Wednesday & Thursday "Terror of Tiny Town"/"I an ALL MIDGET CAST Paramount News and Comedy Friday and Saturday "KID RANGER" with Bob Steele I.ulu Comedy and llth Ctiap. of "Haunted Harbor" OWL SHOW "The Crystal Ball" with FauletlD Goddard R.xy Mil land

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