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FRIDAY, JUNK 20, 10-17 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 'lloogans Lower Sing of Crax Nichoff's Crew Wins 10-lrming Gome; Bears Up Percentage Hy WAHRKN \V. St'HWKD I'nilcil I'rcss S!i-nls Writer A'fjXWI'A. G:i.. Jiri" :«. iur>> — W.^ NicholT's Chattanooga crew, i^il!!; r-lioicc.s to *'cp the iSoutlKi-ii Assm -iaiion bunlmB, ( 0 _ "l:iy :>p];care<l to i>:> :;aiii!:ii; :-nomoiituii: ill Ilicii- tirivi: io overhaul iMokili! :l!Kl Ni'w Ollo-uis ill llie 1O|> of the loop Sl'UHl'IU^ The 'Nnm;:l ,s spotdMl A'.hmla I h<> iir--l two d' It) s lil.St -n tnlSU-s in |,ut crime on 11 to 10. .lini ivuvsky aiul Kcl Lyons I i'cl oul circuit i-luiiVi for the town Athletes. \ para.le uf omo :evcn Braves and Red Sox 'Take Over Leads as Giants, Yanks Lose BY OAKL I.UNI»QUIST [United Press Sports Writer) NEW YOHK, June. 21). (UP) — Tlic funs talking about ft nickel subway World Scries between the Ynnkcos ami Ginnts wore drowned oul of the conversation today by Boslonians who can think of nothing but a 10-cent IrolU'y cur classic, between the Heel Sox and Braves. And for one day at least, they (or Brooklyn's third straight victory at Chicago. 5 (o 1. Ralph lli'ancn oiitpllrhcd Johnny Si'hmiU PAGE m«; Cecil Gray Holds So ' tba " Games Cancelled * fi«/-nti en n.4 U/_4 /?„ „ J_ Battmc! Lead in Softball League had Ihe .stnmUiiKs l« tack tlieml euulccl, leaving inlacl llie winning! up. Although no one on eithen strcnks of llie Ciiutiuals -wilh seven team lifted a but or glove yesler- j and llie Kt'd Sox wilh eii'.hl. day, both cluhi took over first Yesterday's - Slar~-Pec'.vce place by loafing while Ihe Yankees of Ihe Duellers, who hit J aiui (.limits suffered defcals that; double and single in Wltli play In Ihe City Softbnll I.enssuo rounding into llie second to win his etnlitli ynme. Ihe Dod«-1 half. Cecil Gray, hard hilling oul- . crs sewinii it up for him in llie fielder for tli t .'Sallbii Wholcaulei'S, I seventh when, they balled mourn!, maintained a slim margin over knocking out Sehmily. and scoring Uiree othci 1 slu^Ki'i's to pace the three runs on lluee walks and leajtne In liltting.' sinelcjj by Jackie Hobinson umlj ] U -,,3 official limes nt bat, Gray Reese. | has eullecied 11 lilts, Including LWT Boston nt Cincinnati were niincii i home runs, two triples and a double out and no other names were sell-! f<>.- an envious .47« average. Following close on the heels of j Gray is Charles Walker, first for Charley's lulcctrle, with Because of Wet Grounds Softball ynines belvvoi-n Siiliha Wliole.sui,.,, and Churley* Klerliic mid l.ov Mcli mid Sam Johns Smokehouse, scheduled lor lust nlijlit. \voe positioned due to wel grounds. will b» Blytheville Kiwanians to Play Softball Game With Oscedla to ucese triple, 1 vlt- tory over the Cubs. BASKBALL STANDINGS twiili-r.s -.-.fuiir \vurkii: • tor ihe losing CfatkiTS lortl Ilia pitching rubber in U>e. 10-inr,ini; fracas. It. was tlu> .i[ ; eo!ul siu-cps.sive club.' > The i'>ss fli'nppeif Al- fiil] :;amo lx.-Ue.Kl fifih- irons, inranv.'hil,'.. peeked Vo| Ace l.eo Twnrdy at for !T> safetie.-, a:u! u (j ':,i''.e their in- their tallies-o iv:i:i s:im"l o\v :;ix wintv>r.-; nun-eel to name of t:ie Unirth- The I! awav at Nashville' to r> (let-isi ability to Baron .M-orii stu>i/;ix—ih<' within 1-^ a place Vols. Joe Scheldt rou;idiri]:pL-].s Hnj Quick and slapped four-bai crs, wilh cadi -if coming wllh Ihe base; untenanleil. Kellner, v.-orkhi 1 ' the <m- for Ihe visitors, restricted B'Jluir Dell ahianer.s io nina knocked Ihem out of Ihe lead. H was the first lime this year and a. lot of old Btuik-B.iy settlers said they thought il must Ije the first lime since Paul Kev.ere's ride that both Boston teams had been on top simultaneously. There was more than a mere ball ijamc lost at Pittsburgh when the Pirates drubbed Ihe Giants. 12 Io 2. lor the slur New York Icily pitcher. -Moulin Kennedy, of Amelia, Xiianta' Vu., suffered a fraclured skull when Memphis he was hit by a line drive in pie- \^ t \ f Rock ....... i;ame balling praclice. * The Giants were disheartened AMERICAN when Ihey took llie field and the Plrales quickly spoiled the playing Boston reunion of llieir broiher buttery, New York Pitcher Morloii Cooper and Catch- i>iroit cr Walker Cooper, who were Io- Philadelphia BCthcr- lint not for long. Morion Cleveland . ..... I Mobile New Orleans Challnnoot!!! Nashville . Birmingham W. Ii -Hi 2-1 41 21, •il 34 :n 33 35 37 :ii 30 was rocked for sin runs and eiyhl and Hob Reid polcdl llits before going out in the third for r,irmi'i^H:r,n and I inning. Kiiby Hifc'oe went Ihe roine ' lln-iti'r ,T-l:i""!n\lj ful ' P'ttsbms;h. He i;ave up ei«ht "is for the ios- hi( s while Ihe Pirates made 1U. •if tin- iinm>.'i-ui four by Catcher Homer Howetl, in breaking a five-game losing slreak. The While Sox utilized Rudy York's first homer in a Chicago unifcrm Io defeat, the Yankees. Ii to 4. nt -New York. The blow with a man on base, climaxed a four- run rally in the fifth thai senl Floyd Bevens to his ei;;hlh c>.'feLll. The Athletics, who have the ritihl combination for defeating the TiR- ers, topped them for Ihe fifth, time in their last six slarls. fl Io 4. at Philadelphia Io move within 2-1 ; - gamcs of first place. Phil Mar- Washington St. Louis UEACtrF W. I,. W 2'.'. [il 24 .... 27 24 2U 20 23 23 '.'3 27 21! Ill 21 31 ninn eight hlls In 17 trips for ii .471 average. Jack Whlllle. hurler for Hays Store Is third wilh n .420 average and Kil linnch, lirst bnsemun for Loy Kich Is fourth with 409. l-'tl Bunch paces the league in home runs and triples with lliree each. Oilier players liitting .300 or over .C57 include I.eclijeller, Snlltin Whole•l>20 sale. .391; Little. Owens Drug. .:|8U; 521 CK Bunch. l,oy Kich. .308: H. Wlx- ••192 son, Johns' smokehouse, .3U4; Flsli- AK'j (,,- owcns Dint:. 353; Slabbs, Cliur- -''71 ley's Electric. .348; Clouse. I'hlllips -3^t Motor, .333; Johnson, lay Kich, •*•" .SIC; 1'off. llnys Store, .308: Simpson, Owens Drug. .304; and Ashby, Jolins' Smokehouse. .300. In learn batting, Ihe '.Icagne- U'aiiini; |ji>y Eieh nine heads the list wllh nn average of .240 Charley's lilecliic Is second wilh .243 and Owens Druu is third wllh .235. Pet Pet. .5611 .561 Alex (ante Hie :5_ hinsliT Hea>T hilt in;; nn<l ndcqfate mou!nWu|)])orl en.Ui'ed the Mobile chop -low:i Memiihis, L ; Bears to G :nul 0 Io 5 i:i a doubk' er on the Chicks' home :>rouijils last niglit. Yomig jonn llali ilin- i:cd u fancy tliree-hlt -jhuioir. in the oi'i'iiiT with Leltv Pele Minner all Ihe v.-ay for Kom^ an tne v.-ay for me. Hears S'"">--.i ui mai. jjjm.v:. i-nu ^.loi- in (he nifUhcap despite being ii-r-' ctl ' Wo »- B'vcn an early lead when red f... 12 uusthils by u>.j Keveiilii- ! h( ' A ' s scored four unenrncd rims place Teunesscenns. New Oileans divided a with "Hill Dickey's Pebble at I.illle ijiici; last. iii K nt Mi-cuiid in (heir elforts lake Ihe higli-llying tossers. Travcllcl 1 Ace twin-bill Warriors and lest Io over- Mobile — Al Piochota. limited the I'els Io iwo blows in capturing ihe first gum?, hut the Bayou Bombers roared brick wilh a !! to 4 triumph behind Barney Cook in the afte.--pirwx All series arc resunvd tonight. in the third inning, won his sixth name. Barney McCosky. an ex- JTiser, led the A's al bat with three ' hils. The senalors got another good pitching job from Early Wynn, who KCttrcd his eighth victory. 3 Io 2. over Cleveland al Washinglon. although he weakened in the ninlh and Tom Ferrick had to finish. Gerry Priddy drove home Ihe deciding run \vilh an eighth inning double. Shortstop Peewec Reese, who was boosted from seventh to third in Ihe Dodger batting order, hit triple, double and single to set the NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Boston 31 23 New York 29 22 llrooklyn . . Chicago . . St. Louis . Cincinnati . Philadelphia Pittsburgh . 30 25 23 25 27 28 21 30 :>4 33 21-32 .4 till .45'j | .404 Pot. .57-1 .SQJ .5-15 .537 .491 .474 .421 .:t'Jli Softball .League Formed for Girls In Grade School J- P G:uTolt, sefieliiry of Ihe Blylhcville Y announced loduy lhat a Softball league for uratmuar school Kh'ls i>, being formed and piny In the leuuiic would beiiln in the near future. Work ou I lie Division Street diu- inond is ni'ining completion and Is expected io be finished by the time nlaj- In Ihe league begins, he sold. Mrs. Hoy Lee Klrksey has been appointed us director of the league and will be assisted by members ol the Hlytheiillc nigh School iiirls physical education department. Every record on the book will be endangered when (he Blylhevllle. Klwaiilaus lake on Ihe Osceoh Kl- waiiluns In n benefit soltbnll game In o.scenla loiunlil Couch Joe "l.lp- >y" Whllley. of Ihe lllythevllle teim staled today. The conlesl will lx' played on Iho Osccola llltih School's athletic field and [>rocccds will go It) Ihe pl'.y- finish ,MI. cosl 11- • i victory. They teed off In ll:e "su Iden death" mulch play ph:iss of Hie nu^et, wilh hvo IH-luU 1 ron'nds seh- C'lulcd lin loduv wli'rn wil. leave o "sweet sixlccii' Io I'.ulle il oul Jn 'lie four mmin'nt 1 . days pl'IHion.-: S:lUn-( Ihl-O • ii-y. Kigqs, Kovacs Fovorcd In Tennis Quarter-Finals KHW YOUK, June 20. (U)') — The lidnt hope I hat u sore rii:lu loot would "slop li:>bby Riiigs 1 was nil bill ^abandoned today b:, Ihe defending champions' rlvnb as play entered Ihe (juarler-flnal llnal round of Ihe National 1'ro- fcsslonal Tennis Tinii'iiumcut Pores t Jlills. Itlggs gave hl s opponeuls an eyeful yesterday when lie whlzv.'i' through his piellmlnury mulcl: against lath-seeded Miulln Buxb;, ol Harrisburg. Pa., li-l, ll-I, 0-1. Ulggs' C|imrlci'-finals opponent i; lOlh-seeded Klwood C'diike of Now Ym-k, who upset cigblh-secdrd Jack Jossl of Oiklanil. C.\l.. (1-i!, (1-1. O-'J V'rankte Kovac s of Onkland, was heavily fuvoveil' Io win ill (•.larler-flnal lent from John I ; 'amu-i of I.os Angeles. The winner of tin Knavcs-Paimci 1 mulch will mi".' Hie Itlggs-Cooke winner In th semi-finals tomorrow. ground fund sponsored uy the Osceola club. Coach Whllley will »!n his victory hopes on cither Ui'n Rev. H. Scott "PluUcrbulI" Unlrd- or Ovi- liiim "IJuckshol" Sudbliry, he snld. Uolh men are reported to be "slclehl ol band" hurlcrs. Other members of llic Dlylhcvllle lineup will be Jim "Sunrise," Smo- !hi>rinnn, lirsl bnse;-Jodie "Sluugo" label's, second base; Uoscoe "Ci-axj .ens" Ciafton, short stop; Tom 'Junior" Little, third base; Jim •Speedy" Slovnll, lefl field; "Jol- In Jlmmlc" Sunders, center field ind Mike "Hammerhead" Mei'oticy, iiilil field. T. F. "(tabby" Dean and K- H, "Bulldog" Fold, will shni'c tlio .'iilchhiK dulles. Officials for Ihe classic will no'. l)i' named until 10 minutes heloic Ihe contest, Wldtley staled, is U Is reported thai both teams have il'ered Ilieni a prlee. Kollowliii; |he Klwanls game. Hie Blylheville cotton I'lckcrs will vnect he Osceola Legion learn In a basc- l game. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN M:,\GUE Mobile 0-9, Memphis 0-5. Little Kuck 4-4. -New Orleans tt-'J. •Birmingham C. Nashville 5. Chalf:inoo;;a 11. Atlanta 10 110 innings). AMEKIOAN LEAGCK Chicago 6. New York 4. Philadelphia 8. Detroit 4. (Washington 3. Cleveland 2. Only games scheduled. al 7:00 p.m.; Slarls 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saftirday "Raiders of the South" with .Inhiiny Slunk Ilrntrn K'a.vmimd Hatldii Last Chapter "Dauslller of [Inn <}/' also Shorls Sal unlay Alidnile Show Hlatls at 10:45 p.m. fc FALL GUY" | ClifTiml Trim * Koliert Armslrnn: Alsn Sliorls inirf ,Vund»v "The BLUE DAHLIA with Alan l.udd; \'cronica Lake William Kcnilix I'araniounl Xev.-.s Also Shorls New Theater Manila's Finest Shows J-'.VKKY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sundaj Boi Opciu Week !>»»« 1:V p.ra (Ul.-R«n. 1 D.m. Cont. Hhowlnl Frklay 'THE YANKEE FAKIR" a Kepuhlir. Virlme with » llnuglas Fowley—Joun \Vundbary St-lecl(:d Shr>ils Saturday "The Vigilantes of Boomtown" A Kl-public I*:r(llrn wilh KKI) itVDKIt Also Shnrt Sulijerts Salnrilny Owl Sliovv "THE BIG FIX" ivilli James livitwn Alsu Sluirts NATIONAL LEAGUE riKsburyh 12. New York 2. Brooklyn 5, Chicago 1. Boston at Cincinnati, rain. Only games scheduled. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile at Memphis. Atlanta al ChiXttanooga. Birmingham nL.Nashville... New Orleans at Little Hock. AMERICAN F.EAGUE Detroit at New York. St. Louis at Washington, night. Chicago at Philadelphia, night. Cleveland at Boston, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Chicago. Philadelphia at PitUburgh, night. New York at St. Louis, night. Only games scheduled. Sunday and Monday "THE SHOCKING MISS PILGRIM" with Ilelfy Grablr, Dick Haymes Also Shorts Paragould P!ans Horse Show *o Aid Underprivileged t'arngonld. June 20. —Tile seventh annual Kiwanis Horse Show for the benefit of underprivileged children, will be. held here July"2-1-25, Orris Collins, general chairman for the , show announced today. I More than $4200 i n prizes and trophies will be offered entries in Ihe two-night event. Entries have already been received from Tenne.".see, Mississippi, and Illinois, Mr. Collins staled. Di Maggio LeerJ; Both Leagues in All-Star Poll CHICAGO. June 20. (UP)—Joe I Di MnKgio. New York Yank-'e ccn- Icrficlder, today led player.-; of both leagues in individual points scored in the all-star baseball noil j with a lolal of 173,:.~>1. Di Maggio regained hi^ lead in Ihe balloting for the slarting lineup of the 14th annual all-slar game at Wrigley Field July a when he passed L,ou Boudrc:m. Cleveland\ s manager-shortstop, yesterday's leader. Legion Junior Teams to Play This Afternoon Conch Joe Whltley of'the Dly- theville Cotton plcUtrs ]>robal>ly will call on enrve-hidler Hob Mnl- li'ii (o face the visiting FoilSmilh l.'t'Kion nine when Ih-j two leinns cjlash at Ihe Ah- Uase dlamonil this afternoon it 3 o'clock. Mullen, \vho I'fnm 1 j t:enlei- field when not busy on Hi-; hill, will l>e makinx Ills seeo'id s-art before a hi>me tuwji c-ro\vd mill Will he seeking his second vielory of llli; season. The Fort Smith nine made their debut In Mississippi County ycsler- tlay afleiiujon aj;i».inst the OacTula I.?ftlnnaln'K aiul emerge.-! victorious b\ p a 10 Io 7 connl. J3oasttnfj a lot of hurlinj puwci in their three P's. piiicosl:. l'crfc-1 inson and Pei-kins. the l-\)rt Smith; lads have defeated -somo of lhe c strongest Legion teams In (he! slale and are rc]:orlen Io have Inmed hack Pine iilnff wilhonL a, hit. One of these three will probably face the Pickers this iilU-r- noon. A (let 1 this aflernoon's nontpsl- the cotton Tickers will hit Ihe lo-ad for a week on a down-stale hip They f;o to Osccola tomorrow niijtil for a ijnin id to City Sunday. The probable linedps are; Fovt Smith—Lelioy. first base; G. Sin ith. .second; lireedlove, short slop; Ii. Smith, third base; Hlnckctl. left field; coleninn, cen- ler field; Gordon right field; Seaboh. calcher and Piprcck. Perkins, or Perkinson, pilt-her. nlylheville—IJon Himcn. iiisl base; Homer Smith, second base Jack Duelos, short sUiy; Cliff Wixson, third base; Bill I left field; Harold Wnvcl. c-entei field: Leon Asbby, i-iuhl field Lloyd Koonlz. catcher, and Mullen pitehcr. Champs in Non-Title Bout NEW YORK. June 20. (UP)-Yonng Ike William s will ;iit his hooking dynamite against veteran Tippy Lurkin'.s masterly rinjjcr^ft tonight at Madison Sqiuirc Gavilen in a 10-round bout that risks neither champion's title. Williams, the National Doting As- .sociation'.s liyhlweight chamo. was favored at 2-1 to bca", his ho.ivipr antl rangipi- opponem. wlo holds the .synthetic junior welterweight crown. Ike was favored bco-.u:se ol his youth and umich. 64 Linksmen Start Match Play in PGA Tournament DFrniOlT. June 20. 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