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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 21, 1947
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PAGE EIGHt BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 19-17 Cotton Pickers Use Two Games ,* Fort Smith Legion .Juniors, Osccolo, Too ". Win From Blythcville -The Blytheville Cctlon Pickers finished" on' Ihe shorl end of two b«Jl games yesterday and last night as they boned to Ihc Fort SmUn lujlonnalres 9 to 5 in yesterday afternoon's game and to Osccola 6 to 5 in Iheir first night game last night. Bolh ganies were played on • Ihe Osceola diamond. , The Fort Emilli lilt was Iraiisfer- red to Osceola alter rain halted Ihe affair here in Ihe. first Inning, i •.. Kenneth Merrill starlcd on Ihe mound for the Pickers but failed to produce the proper shift and was relieved in Ihc lillh frame by nab Mullen allcr Fort Smith had f^or- c<i five runs. Afler Mullen had qucllctt the third inning uprising of the Fort Smi'h lads, the Pickers jumped on Pil- 'cher Gerald Perkinson for Iwo runs In the fourth and lhre e more in • the fifth to knot Ihc score. But the pickers threw the name to the':wind in the eighth frame when two hits, a walk and two errors let four Port Smith runs cross the plate. Perkinson set Ihc Pickets down in order in their half of. Ihe Inning to annex the victory. Clifton Wixson, the Pickers regular third baseman, worked on the mound in the seven-inning iilBht tilt against Osceola and let victory slip through his fingers on two occasions, as South Mississippi Countlans defeated the pickers for the first lime in four tries. The entire game was played In a slow drizzle, i Coach Whitley, in' order lo give every member of his leiim a chance to work under lights, used 14 play- i ers in the •contest. The Pickers built up a five-rim le«d early in tlie game but once | •gain threw victory when Wixson weakened In the lost of the seventh and allowed the winning run to score on n walk nnd two single.-. . after Osccola had tied the score in the sixth. . The Cotton Pickers journey 'o FoTTCst Cily Sunday for a game -in', •will launch them on, a weeks road trip. They nlay at DCS Arc Monday, Norlh Little Rock Tuesday. Pine Bluff Wednesday ntaht. Little Rock Thursday, Lonokc Friday and Hot Swings Saturday and Sunday. 1'hcy wffl play at Benlon while on Ihc trip but the dale has not yet uccn let. ' Yankees Again Hold Top Spot In American League Standings NEW YORK, June 21. (UP) —< Rookie Frank Shea, the New York •Yankees' answer to Bob Feller and Hal Ncwhousor, brought a Question today from American League batters: | "How can we hit him?" Unless the Detroit Tigers, Boston Reel Sox or Cleveland Indians find that out soon, the Yanks may pull away with the pennant — and Detroit appeared highly unlikely to come up with a solution. Shea stopped the Tigers yesterday on four hits for a 5 to 3 victory that put the Yanks buck in first place bv one game over Boston . 'onlv Eddie Mayo damaged the Wrestling Card Contains Name Of a Newcomer Paddy Mack, a veteran grappler In the 200 pound class, will make his initial appearance on Mike Me roncy's wrestling program Monda night when he teams with Joe Wolfe , in the OO-minutc time limit lag lealure. Mack is rated as a top note grappler by men who have face liv; K IL1 J'b'-..- - j 24~;car-o1d'"connccticnt stromj IxiV. I him. lie Is described »y Merone with two home runs that batted in as very scientific with a knack o all three Tiger tallies. felting rough when the occ-asio rises. Monday night Shea now has won right nnd lost two, and one of his losses was- a three-hitler. He has pitched nine complete uniicsa and opponents have only 61 hits in the 10 games in which he was winner or loser. Tom i;enrich helped Shea yesterday with a two-run homer. An even better pitching job was that bv Wall Mnsleison of Washington, who allowed only two hits in stopping the St. Louis Browns. 2 to n. and ran his string of scoreless innings to H4. Jimmy Hegan batted the Red Sox out of the lead as he clubbed Appearing on ----------- card for the third straight week ai Hill Canny and Reel Roberts. The will oppose Mack and Woltc in 111 main event. Both Canny and Roberts nre disliked by fans that remaining one town for three straight wee' Is considered an accomplishment HdWi'ver. the fuel that trey are one or MtToiicy's best drawing cards cnulil be el ven a s a reason l° r their elongated visit here. In the two one-fall preliminary malrhes Canny will take on the Ulanta Hurler Hanks 'Noogans Cellar Dwelling Pebj Shut Out Pelicans; Bears, Chicks Idle ATLANTA. Ga., June 21. (Ul?> Vorkhorsc Forrest Tmmpson, Al- anla 'Manager Kl Kl Cuyler's nom- nalion for Ihc mosi unclerralcd wirier lu Ihc Sou tin:; 1 , i, loday was Ihe (irsl pitcher lo rack up 10 triumphs for liie 1947 campaign. Missouri Ball Teams To Play in Caruthcnyille CARUTHERSVIUiE, Mo., June 21 carulheisvllle baseball leani meets Ihe strong Campbell, Mo, augrcBalion j lcrc on u le ) oca i shoe Factory Addition park Sunday afternoon Manager Jirn Jelfrcss slated loday he cxiwcls to present prat- licahy Ihc same lineup against Campbell that defeated the fast lUdgdey, Tenn,,'team 3-2 last Sunday, starling time Is 2:30 p.m. Homer, Barnes to Meet In SGA Match for Title Louis Willing to Fight f»o-run homer nnd nlng single lo but in all Cleveland rims In a 3 to 2 Indian victory. Al Gettcl pitches a seven-hit, triumph and Tex Hughson was the loser. Chicago and Ihe Philadelphia Athletics were rained out. In the Naliona! 'League, Boston \vas beaten mil held (irsl place he- cause second-place New York (ell before the surging Cardinals. The Cubs nipped tlie Hraves. fi to 5. when Tommy Holmes lost Einll Ktsh's P0[> lly in Iho r.'in in t 1 » ninth Inning. Knsh went to third | Ion n fielder's choice and scored on a flyuall. I The Cards van their winning streak'lo eight straight with a 7 to 3 win over the Giants. Stan Mu- slal got four hits and a walk and batted 'In three runs. Del Rice iixl Joe Medwick hit Card homers nnd Johnny Mizc and Walker Cooper touched Hurry Brechecn for New York home runs. Ernie Bonhani, making his tlrsl, start for Pitl.sbmgh, pitched 'i five-nil (! lo 0 win over Die Phillloi. Wally Wcstlakc hit n homer and two' singles as the Pirates utMt Schoolboy Howe. Brooklyn an<l Cincinnati fern ucil scheduled. 'ln" newcomer. " Mack: and Roberts will h wnlfe. Kirby and Suggs Finalists In Women's Golf Tourney ATLANTA. Ga., June 21. (UP) — Dorothy Kirby of Atlanta and Louise' Suggs of nearby Litlila Springs. Ga.. squared off today for the fifth renewal ol their golf rivalry—with the title at stake in the final round of the Women's Western Open Golf Tournament. The 36-hole championship round became an All-Georgia affair yesterday when Miss Kirby routed medalist Grace Lcnczyk of Con- leclicul C and 5. and Miss Sugss beat ratty Berg of Minneapolis Minn., on the 18th green. In four previous meetings. Miss .Kirby woi three times while Mls s Suggs woi only oncoHn the Southern Championships last April. Yloorcsville, N. 'J., notched No. 10 last night at CtMltaiiUiix-i <".s hcj blanked DIC Lookou'.s 7 to, 0 on' five scattered blows. Portsidcr Bill Kennedy, the flrsi of a trio ot Clr.Ulunnoga hurlera to work, sus- uincii his fifth loss of the year while seeking his lOln win. Atlanta hunched its seven .safeties, including homers by Charley Glork and Ted Cieslak. The win !cft tils Crackers only percentage polnls behind filth-place Birming- iiiim. The Barons found the going har'! at Nashville last nigiit, dropping a tight 6 to 5 contest to the Vols who pushed across UIF: deciding tally in the 10th. Bis Ben Wade went the distance lor the home team and racked up his ninth winning performuncD, with reljcier Gene Babbitt credited with the loss. Joe Collins smacked a homer for he Baron s and Vol first-sacker _icorgc By am also connected for lie circuit. Victory brought Nasli- ille to within a single game ol hird-placc Chattanooga. Young Carl Lindquist gave the cellar-dwelling Little Bock Travelers something to cheer about to- lay after His nine-hit shutout over he visiting New Orleans Pelican- ast night. The 0 to 0 setback cost, ihe rets a chance to gain groum' un fronl-riimihiB Mobile. Idle a 1 Memphis. Ihe Bears' loop lead wa' lengthened to three games due u New Orleans' reverse. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. U Pet (Mobile «24 .657 New Orleans 4< 23 .Oil Chattanooga 37 35 .514 Ntishviltc 33 33 .300 Birmingham Sr> 38 173 Atlanta 33 30 -478 Memphis __26 40 ••)»! Little Rock '•2545 .357 PHOENIX, Ariz., June 21. <UP> — Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis. Icday Jic was willing lo fight lh'~ \vinner of Ihc Joey Maxim-Jersey Joe Walcoll bout for the tillc. i Maxim and Walcott Rie lighting at Gilmorc Stadium' In Li>.; Angeles Monday night. The- boul l)3ing staged by Frank Sinatra. is l)3i AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. New York .......... 32 24 Boston .............. 2923 Detroit .............. 2725 Philadelphia ......... 23 28 Cleveland .......... 24 23 Washington .......... 24 27 Chicago ............. 2R 31 St. Louis ............ 21 32 NATIONAL LEAliOE W. I* Boston ............... 31 24 New York .......... 29 211 Brooklyn ............. SO 25 Chicago .... .......... 30 M St. 'Louis ............ 27 23 Cincinnati ........... 27 30 Philadelphia .......... 24 34 Pittsburgh .......... : 32 32 Pel. .571 .558 .519 .5l» 511 .471 .4n1 .30C .504 .'j5» .545 .545 .491 .I'M .414 .407 LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 21. <U^> —Defending Champion George Ha- mcr of ^Columbus. C5a., and Tommy Barnc s of Atlanta, Ga., were scheduled to meet today In a 33-hoU' championship match In Ihe 41st Southern Golf Association Tournament. Hamer defeated Ed Gravely. Richmond, Va., In the semi-final I ycslerday, G and 5, amUBarncs ousl-I cd Dan Owen of Louisville, 2 and R ace Record May Topple l - 1 'I. 'NEW YORK, June 21. <W) — , Whii'lnwuy's all-time money win-j» ning record, wln'ifi has stood sinci! • he retired in 1B«, was in jeopardy . today as Assault and Stymie went PAYMONDVILLE, Tex. IUP) — to Uic post with four oilier liondl- Onion pies arc no lon,;er served cap slars In the $5D.O:o adder! cafes at this southwestern. Brooklyn Handicap at Aqueduct. "onion capital." I • Promoters of the Willacy Conn- ' ty onion Fiesta, wlio long claimed they could prepare a full five- course dinner from- onions, said they -had learned from past boy- City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 For Kxpert Keialri 324 East M.ihi St. Felix A. Carney Town Craves Onions, But Onion Pie Is Too Much Hardware Mutual Insurance Company of Minnesota Large Dividend Havi'iys Low Net Cost rrjt'jftlon For Scrvijc cott's 'that there for onion pie. "Only a few out was no . demand! of - towner.i •«• W. L. TAMKE ] 408 I!. Davis Kl., i'. O. Box -131 J Phone 2187 Ulyllievillc, Ark. bought it," they lamei.ted. "So our places stopped baking eating them." Helsinki Olympics Site STOCKHOLM. Sweden, June '1 (UP> — Tlie International Olympi Committee announced today that •Helsinki, Finland had been voted 1 Ihe site for Ihc 1052 Olympics, wit.i ! winter events awarded to "-'" 'Norway. Ktggs, Kovacs Play in Net Championship Semi-finals NEW YORK, June 21. (UP) — Bobby Riggs today faced his .sternest test so far in defense of hw national professional tennis crown in a , semi-final match against Frank Kovacs of Oakland, Cal., all Forest Hills. Second-seeded, Don Budge's semifinal opponent was to be determined today, when fifth-seeded Wclby ,.„,„,„„„ Van Horn of Chattanooga. Tcnn.,' Rnv p 0 oic. u Icflhandcd outfielder, and fourth seeded .Fred Perry ° r | W as sold today by the Philadelphia i'New York resume their match 1 A th| c |j cs to tlie -Birmingham Barons which was interrupted by rain ' " "-''" Athletics Sell Outfielder PHILADELPHIA. June 21. <UP>- was ycslcrday utter Van Horn won the first two sets, 14-12, G-2. Special Today 7Qc Boiled Corned Beef with New Cabbage Hot Rolls — Butter Hotel Noble Coffee Shop of the Soul hern Association, appeared with the A's only : pinch-hitler. FILIBUSTER Continued from rage 1. Field ot 16 to Begin 3rd Round Play in PGA Meet DETROIT, June 21. IUP>—Pud? 45-ycnr-oltl Gene Sarazcn, nine other veterans and sGix unknowns start the third round play in tlie PG.A. tourney loday, and eight ol them will be out of the chase before nightfall. i S.irazcn, who thrilled the 8.02Q- fans at iPlum Hollow Golf Cliiu I yesterday,' will be the first man o!l tlie tec against Ky Laffoon, another old timer from Chicago. Other 5 who rank as vets of the links were Jim awl Mike Tuniesn, White Plains. N. Y., Dick Mclz. f.Arkansas City. Kas.; Jim Fcrner. .•<5an 'Francisco; Vic Ghczzi, Kansas Cilv Kas.; 'Lew Worsham, Oak- mon'l P.I.; Porky Oliver, Wilmington. Del.; and Lloyd Mnngrum Chicago. . V ' : ' Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile at Memphis, rain. Nashville G, •Birmingham 5 innings). Atlanta 7. Chaltanooga 0. Little Rock 9, New Orleans 0. AMERICAN I.EAGW > Nc-.v York 5. Detroit 3. Washington 3, St. Louis 0. Chicago at Philadelphia, rain. , Cleveland 3, Boston 2. (10 closed shop, reslriciin.j Ihe ion shop, banning jurisdiclional strikes and secondly boycotts and granting the sovc'.'nmeii'j authority to obtain court injunctions to prevent strikes in industries vital to the miUjnul health and safety. • Mr. Truman rcjcstctl Ihc measure yesterday as a "shocking" bill and au'instrument that would I sow labor-management discord "t'rr many years to come.'' But the House promptly ovm- rode him by a 331 :o 6J -a ma;gin of almost 4 to !. fat more than the necessary two-thirds ma- pority needed to override. That left 'the ultimate decision ip to the Senate. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago 6, Boston 5. St. Ijoiiis 1. New York :<. Pittsburgh G, Philadelphia Only games scheduled. senators drifted out in relays and came back a few hours Hter c.ean-: shaven and looking rcfvcshe-1,; be to let cialcs talk Morse and his asso- a few hours more bc- £ab Company; Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE No games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at New York (2). Cleveland nt Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia. . St. Louis at Washington. . NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at St. Louis. Brooklyn at Cincinanli. Boston at Chicago. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. ^ A. Taft, R., O.. ro-oulhor «>f Ihe. labor bill and Mr. Trunv.m's possible opponent ru the IBM Presidential election. ..^..--, Senate Republicans aro ronfidenl Tempers remained niidcr control.. O f enough votes to override, which] Sonic senators even teemed to b«; would make the bill the law of enjoying the marathon, smiling the land. But they couldn't E':t and chatting amiably. I to a vote. Morse took '.he floor .it 6:3<H filibustering rcnalnrs did not a.m. and droned oil for hours. Hej want to prevent a vole on over-! We Deliver Meats Groceries Pasteurized Milk Swift's Ice (Ircam Sweet Cream Food Lockers —Meat Curing— ^ We Make Sausage Frozen Foods ' Main at 21st St. Phone 2602 A"onJr)np ItrhJng toclure from Crotch " -' usr s Uch E'ncuiTy Hcli. Ringworm [\voTiti ol me RCRi[> nnd other llchlne 10 fungus liifcrlioiii IS relieved at t on cunlmt, will* sDCClBlty prppared .•rMiltc BoTidrase. A liquid; clean to lip cimrnnlrrd In t>tcaAe. Bent prepaid KOTiiitocK nityo co. IJiS^^i-—-^^--', [CARPENTER SERVICE! Minor Repairing, Screen Work, Painting, Replacing Windows Steps, and oilier work. Last Time Tcriay "Raiders of the South" with ' Johnny Mack i'.roim Kaymcmd Ilatt'm Last Chapter "Diiuslitcr of Don Q." ulso Shurls HOME SERVICE & STORAGE CO. Telephone 2801 GET OUR MAINTENANCE FOR TRUCK COOLING SYSTEMS loud enough to be understood In the galleries which were half 1111- Kl in mid-morning. Morse described President ''"'man's vclo message as "splendid." He said Prcs'.ticnl Truman showed ."bis recognilion of Ihe fact that ' we are not going lo havo uconn- Amei'ica by pass- lo slir up labr.r from strife "rather Ihan prevent II." -, Hc said Ihc Tiitt-Hiirtlcy mca- Harley M. s ,i rc wns "going to ml,<nisif/ fccl- forc making an agreement on pnsl|>oncmenl. The Democralic leadership itself kepi hands off the filibustr-r. It look no part, in :hc talkalho:i. Scnalc ucmocrallc Leader Alben W. Barklcy of Kcnlucky. in fncl, joined in Ihc unsuccc.Hi'il Republican proposals to get r. voto loday. Bill he and Ihc OOE' Icadcislnp were blocked by Ihe small group m | c s tauillty in ticadcd by Morse and Sen. Glen lll|t icgislalion . 1'aylor. Ihc sing ing cowb-.v Jdaho. and including S':iv;. Clain'.c •eppcr. D.. rla.. and Harley M. Kiiuoro. D.. W. Va. ' i nB s. Their strategy was to drlay a, ] Jc sa j t y tiial it Ihe vein weic vote until the Scnalc obtiunc-l |>ub- s usl.iined—"and I slill have, hniics" lie reaction lo Mr. Truma'i's toll;- _i le would introduce new, less, tcring veto message ycsicvdny and 'stringent labor legislation, liis radio appsal for public support.- Morse paid liltle t-tlcivt.on to | last night. ] (lie oilier senators in Ihe chnmbir. Mr. Truman carried hi.! cas? <!i-1 only a handful of his colleagues reclly lo tlie people after the ltou:,f: w cre on Ihc floor dnriiii; most of promptly and overwhelmingly ov- j,j s speech. He dirocwd his veer rode his veto by a vote of 331 lo marks chiefly lo Ihc chair. 83- far more than the necessary • However, he made an exception when Sen. l.islcr Hill. D., Ala., came in. He said iie was "very happy" that Hill had returned to the chamber. "I- like his independence of judgment, about which I have been speaking so much for the last few hours." Morse said. Hill voted against the labor bill was counted >n to support .1 moderilc riding the., veto. Thoy He seld^nj nni" wanted lo delay talked slowly and ^ in tone most of tlic k,^nii. n«- -••-- **--.*- ( --•- ,.,...^^. - raised his voice, but aiwnyj spckel until next week. aiti tnty decision If and when the Senate voles lo override the President n veto, Urn controversial bill will become Ihc law of the land—cuchiwin.; the New Theater Manila's Finest Showi EVKKY N10HT ItUUnM Satnrd»j * 8nnd»T B«i Open* W«k D»y» T:*> P-™-. g.V-8mn. 1 »-m, Omt. Bho-4n» to Dirt)', clogged cooling systems ace costly. Don't take risks! We're truck cooling system experts. Fact is we're experts on all phases of truck service and preventive maintenance—high standard International Truck Service and Maintenance. We use International factory-engineered parts. So bring your trucks in—whatever they need. Even better, let us set up a regular schedule of inspection and service for you. That's the sure way to get the most from your trucks. Phone now and tell us when to expect your trucks. DELTA IMPLEMENTS inc. two-thirds majority needed crridc. All Ihe lalkinr; w;is liriii^ dor.c' liy tipponrnls «f Ibe conlrovcr- siitl Kfpultlkatl ];tii->r cuntnil bill Nol since May, 1917 has UK Senate bcrn kt-pt in a 'lound llir-cluck sessictn. But the senauin scriurrt noti, loo much the wors,- for wear and and tear. Some had tnl:«M cat imps in the the cloak rooms, ethers lia-1 dcivcd in their scaU. On,:- Sen. William Jcnncr. R.. Inn 1 .- sketched out en ii courch in Hie rcir of Ihc cliam- Rugs Cleaned Safely! Careful handling iivlcqur.rds color nnd textures. Have then cleaned while you're vwi'.innins Complete resizing. Work gnar- anlecdl PEERLESS CLEANERS «16 So. Franklin Phone 2-11 Saturday "The Vigilpntes of Boomtown" A Republic rirlnre with KKI) HYUEH Also Sliorl Subjects Saturday Owl Show "THE BIG FIX" with James Brown Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "THE SHOCKING MISS PILGRIM" wilh llclly CraWr, Dirk Ilnymts Also Shorls INDEPENDENT GARAGE MEN • We now have a large stock of new Chevrolet engines and block as- semblies. Get all you need now while we can give you maximum discounts. Saturday Midnile Show Claris al 10:i5 p.m. FALL GUY" llith Clifford Tcnn * Hubert Armstrong; Also Sburls r . Sunday and IVf.ondmy 'The BLUE DAHLIA" with Alan I.:i(Ul, Vcrnmc:i Luke Wiliium Beiulix Paralnount Ncv.-s Also Hliorts LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time "Wanders of the West with Tom Kcenc Cartoon and -llh Cliaptor ot "^lanhiint on i\!^sU-ry Isle"' Saturday Owl Show "DANGER STPxEET"- with " f Jane \Vilhrrs ami Knlicit Lowery Also iMllbicnl Short SUNDAY and MONDAY A Spy ring's got him A Brunette's got him After dawn, some skcpy-cycd veto. While (lie filibuster was OuJ renter of immediate nllenlion. the long-range inlcrrst wa!. in Ihc lest o. polillcal slr>'H5iu bc- l«rcn Sir Truman nnd his No. 1 fix: In C'oncrrss—Sen. Kobt.rt 312 South 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks Second and Ash Streets Wilson Auto Service —Dial 2611 — Dial 2611 — G. E. Vacuum Cleaning For AU Cars. Let Us Clean Your Car! *«• |B B H B „ •.•••(•^^••^•"••••••••••™"^™™"™»«^»™' Ncoprene Tubes, Mode by the Makers of Famous PHARIS T/RES. Ncoprene tubes arc better 7 different ways.' Expert Washing and Lubricating STANDARD ESSO GAS and OILS Homer Wi/son, Owner & Mgr. BLYTHEV1LLE LEGION ARENA LOWEST ADMISSION Reserved Seat, ot, Sale at the Legte. ., . . »>o Monday, June 23 ANYWHBKI5! (Tas Included) HQX SBATS if, c KXTUA TAG MATCH JOE WOLFE and PADDY MACK versus RED ROBERTS and BILL CANNY ALSO 2 I-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Bill Canny Red Roberts YS VS> Paddy Mack Joe Wolfe Bob'i a hilorioul deleclive. -a pti- vole dicV who'i . lovo-sicV over a ilick-chicVl Produced by DANIEL DARE Directed by EU.IOII I UKO NMVS aiul Shorls

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