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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1949 BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIEB NEWS Dodgers Humble Cardinals 19 to 6 To Sweep Series By Joe Eelchler ST. LOUIS, Sept. 23. (AP)—Jackie Robinson hit the nail on the head today when he said, "It's going to be really rough from here on in." What the Brooklyn Dodger second baseman meant was that neither the Brooks nor the front-running St Louis Cardinals could afford to lose any more as the games dwindled down to a precious few. * The thinnest of margins—a half game — separated the two deadly rivals following the Brooks rousing 19-6 triumph over the Cards last night. The Brooks have played one more game than the Cards and lost It. That could prove the difference. NATIONAL . ."The half game lead they (Cards) old might be a big break," Manager Burl Shotton of the Dodgers said. "They still *ave the advantage. We're not Going to win them all, but neither are they." " can't worry about them. "We . however." he addert. "We've got to many HOW THEY STAND get out there and win as we car." The Dodgers have six games left, only two of them at home. They play two with the Phils in Brooklyn and two in Philadelphia and meet the Braves twice in Boston. The Flatbush crew is idle today, but engage the Phillies in a night game tomorrow. Dyer Optimistic Eddie Dyer, the Red Birds' mana- ber, was optimistic despite the one- sided defeat, "We're still In front," he said, "and they've got %o catch us.. Also remember we took the season's series from them." The. Cards are idle today, but resume action against the Chicago Cubs tomorro night. w At Sportsman's Park they have Jive games left with the Cubs and two with Pittsburgh. While the Dodgers mopped up the Cards before 30,765 fans at Sportsman Park, ' the American League pennant picture remained unchanged. The first place New Tork Yankees' scheduled night game with last place Washington was rained out. The second place i Boston Red Sox, who trail the SJ'Yanks by two games, were idle as . was the rest of the American League. Brooklyn belted Red Munger and five St. Louis relief pitchers for 19 hits. The Dodgers scored in every Inning except the second and seventh. Forilla the Bern Carl PuriJIo led the massacre, driving home seven runs on three doubles and two singles. Gil Hodges knocked home five on three singles. Duke Snider contributed two doubles and two singles to the attack that saw all but .=Pee 'Wee Reese • and Spider Jorgensen collect at least one safety. • Lefty Joe Halt en, who had failed (o finish against the Cards in six previous starts, glided to his 12th victory. Hatten allowed two hits over the first five rounds and then eased up and granted eight in the last four. Two of the Card hits were homers by Stan Muslal—his 34th— and Tommy Glaviano. Jackie Robinson of the Dodgers regained the circuit batting lead from the Cards' Enos Slaughter. Robinson banged out two hits in four trips to boost his mark from ^.342 to .343. Slaughter went hitlers ^pn five tries and dropped from 3*5 to .342. In other JTationaJ League games the Pirates blanked the Boston Braves. 1-rj, behind Mnrry Dickson; Chicago edged Philadelphia, -3-2. and the New York Giants divided with the Reds In Cincinnati, winning the first game. 3-1. and dropping the second, 8-4. St. Louis ... Brooklyn ... Philadelphia Boston New York ,. Pittsburgh .. Cincinnati .. Chicago .... LEAGUE W L .... 93 54 ... 93 55 78 11 .... 72 15 .... 71 17 64 60 59 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L New York . • 93 52 Boston 9 Detroit 85 Cleveland 52 Philadelphia 78 Chicago 60 3t, Louis 50 Washington 46 Pet .833 .628 323 .490 .480 .438 .408 ,399 Pet ,638 .523 il -566 .531 .414 338 Yesfrrrlav's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago 3 Philadelphia 2 New York 3-4 Cincinnati 1-8 Brooklyn 19 St. Louis » Pittsburgh 1 Boston 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE New at Washington (rain) Only game scheduled. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION (Playoff Finals) Nashville 13, Mobile 12 . . Today's Games NATIONAI LEAGUE No games sceduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE New Yoilc at Washington (2) Detroit at Cleveland (night) St. Louis at Chicago (night) Only games scheduled. SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Playoff) Mobile at Nashville keola Juniors Lose to Shawnee Brewer's Long Run In Closing Minute* Wins for Indians Tommy Brewer scooted M yards n the Anal minute of play last night •o give Shawnee's Juniors a 7-« verdict over Osceola's Juniors at Hale Weld in Oseeola. Brewer added the winning extra x>lnt on an end sweep following hit ouchdown. In a game marred by fumbles, Shawnee never posed a serious :hreat to score until Brewer exploded on his breath-taking sprint in the last quarter. Neither the Junior Seminoles nor the young Indians could muster much offensive punch but Osceola managed to out gain the visitors and racked up several more flrat downs, Osceola started the scoring at the besInning of the second quarter. After Rose picked up a first down on the Shawnee 33, the Osceola offense, led bv Rose and Wells pushed down to the Shawnee 10. On the third down Wells went over. Shortly before the hall ended. Wells broke loose on a 10 yard run only to have it nullified by r, ren- The Osceola offense moved the ball co the Shawnee 22 before fumbling in the third quarter. It was shortly after this that Brewer, who started at end but was switched to the backfleld. took an Osceola 'punt on his own ten and behind sharp blocking, wmt all the way. The lineups: Oseeola fas. L.E. L.T. L;G. C. . B.G. R.T. B.E. Q.B. H.B. Cole Barnes ... Hill Posey Perry Seagraves Warhurst , Bums ... Rodgers .. Wells Rose F.B. Sha Samona .... Bennett Adamsworth Music .. Qwaltney Collar Brewer *.... Jehknis B.'Felt* ... Harrison W. Felts Harrison Team Plays Pine Bluff Eleven Tonight The Harrison High School Dragons will open their football season for 1949 at.Pine Bluff tonight, whsn they meet the Pine Bluff team in a conference tilt. Aj' Oeorge Hollis, school principal, K and Robert Wiley, athletic director, said today that between today and . Nov. 24, there Is only one open date, that of October 28. The schedule follows: Sept. 23 Sept. 29 Oct. 8 Oct 15 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 (*) conference games Ptne Blqff (there)* Marlanna (there)* Camden (here)* Morrilton (here) Helena Jthere)* Open Wynne (there)* Stuttsart (here) Forrest City (here)* Hot Springs (here) High School Football Cointy : Luxora at Wilson. West Memphis at Shawnee. Dyess at Trumann. Kelser at Osceola. State Hope at El Dorado. Van Buren at Fort Smith. Arltadclphia at Hot Springs. Oklahoma City Classen at Little Rock. Fordyce at Pine Bluff. Fayettevllle at Springdale (1AA). Smackover at Magnolia (7AA) Newport al Helena. Corning at Paragould <3A.1 Catholic High at Benton (5A). Warren at Stuttgart. Rogers at Neosho, Mo. Nashville at Jonesboro. Harrison at Russeliville. MalVern at Camden. Idabel, Okla,, at Dequeen. AAA Committee To Heor Malvern Incident Saturday LITTLE HOCK, Sept. 33. fAP) — Th<! Arkansas Athletic Association'* Executive Committee will try again Saturday to take up the Malvero- Coivway fracas. A meeting wu scheduled yester- daj- but had to be postponed because sufficient committee members wi not on hand. At Saturday's meeting the group will hear reports that Malvem football fans stoned and spat upon Conway High School players following a-game here last Friday night. Written statements on the incident are expected to be submitted to the committee from Conway and Malvem School official and by officials who worked the game. Johnte Burnett, AAA executiTe secretary, said Malvern High School representatives probably will at- Love Life in Japan Proves not Beautiful TOKYO, aept. a. (AP)-Severml months ago shlchlnosuke afoto- hashi, «, an undertaker, fell to Jove with the pretty «,y»ar^e) wife of a, janitor. Last week the Jtflltor found them walking hand in hand. Rather than try to live without each other Votohashl, the janitor's wife, and her eight year old daughter Wednesday night jumped off a. bridge in a suicide pact. All three swam 150 yards to the shore. After talking things over, the mother strangled her daughter to death. Then Motohashi strangled his paramour. In 3. nearby graveyard the under- tiker tried to hang himself but failed. He Java up to police early yesterday. Marriage Liceneses The following couple obtained a marriage license at the office Of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk, yesterday: Ray Watson and Miss OpaJ Smith of Leachville. T- L. t 1 Ticket for Plug COLUMBUS. Oa., Sept. 2J. For two years tall grass had obscured a fire hydrant. Motorists parked by the hidden plug never a protest from police. Civic - minded Horace ~ who worked nearby «»- tilt dutf- and chopped the grass. Then In an unguarded moment Gordon parked his own car by th hydrant. Re was the traffic court' first customer from the newly ex P"*«d plug. He paid a |« fine. Pan-Am to Expand EL DORADO, Ark., Sept. 23. (AP —An expansion program at th Pan-Am Southern Corporation's re finery here was announced Wednes day by R. T. Colrjuette, genera manager of the plant. . New facilities will include a », 300 barrel delayed cooking urtlt, en Urged refinery. Coat ol the projects wa? not an nounced. BLVTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITt THtATPE. FRI.-SAT. Ofwti (:)* f,m. TWO BIG HITS!!! One. 9* A OffW. It's that time of year again, football season, the only time a man walk down the street with a blonde on one arm and » blanket on he other without being talked about. •»»»»«. ™ It's that time of year when everybody gets bitten by the predicting bug and usually ends up eating the bug for Saturday night dinner. Yeah, t's here all right and off we go trying our luck at-a few pickings. Here's how we would pick In this week's Courier News contest: El Dorado over Hope (by two touchdowns anyway); Northwestern edge Purdue; TuUne too much for Alabama; North Little Rock to rout Texarkana; Vanderbilt to fool Georgia. Tech; Kentucky too power- ul for LSU; Tennessee to take Mississippi Stale; Van Buren to outlait Fort Smith; Baylor over South Carolina; Little Rock over Classen of Oklahoma City; Nashvlile to edge put Jonesboro; and Indiana too weak or Notre Dame. Southern California to shsde Navy; Perm State over ViUanova' tanford to topple Harvard; UCLA to upset Iowa; SMU over Wake Forest watch this one); Texas A. & M. over Texas Tech; TCU to stop Okla- oma Aggies; Oklahoma to roll against Boston College; North Caaolina ver North Carolina State and Bice to nose past Clemson. Our last week's mark was 21 out of 24. 'or Busters— During the exhibition golf match last week Frank Stranahan, the Toledo, O., amateur, and Memphis' National Open Champion Cary Mld- dlecoff established a new course record of 34 for nine holes at the Blythe- Ilie Country Club and observers (bought It would stay on the books awhile. '••' now the report is that this mark has been bested twice since then. MiddlecoS returned the day following the tournament and toured he new grass green layout in 33 strokes and took a 68 for 18 holes which was one lets than Btranahan's 69 in the tournament which also went own as a new record. Then last Monday, Earl (Pe«Wee) Baker. Blythe- ille Country Club pro, bested Mlddlecoff's mark by one stroke-with a iizling 32 on his first nine and then took a 36 on the second nine to tie MlddlecoB's la-hole record. The last report we had was that Baker's ecord still was standing. With Former Chicks— From Russeliville comes reports that Billy Bob Elliott of the 1947 3hick« played 69 minutes for the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys In their ipener against Central Oklahoma at Fort Smith last Friday night Bill j. sophomore, has been given a regular guard assignment on Coach Ubbit Burnett's squad and is being counted on Jor plenty of action his fali. He lettered on the varsity last year as a freshman Inci- dently, his brother Jack Elliott, who flung passes for last year's Chlck- asaws, haa Joined Bill at Tech. Coach Nig Bynum, line coach of the Yonder Boys who mentored the two brothers at BHS In 1»47 Hew to Blytheville Monday to pick up Jack who swapped Ole MLis for Tech Reports are that Jack didn't like Ole Miss and left before registering Another Blytheville lad who has traded schools Is Dennle Gentry he Chicks' all-Amerlcan end ot last year. Gentry registered last week at the University of Tulsa. He originally signed with LSU but after a mix-up chose the Oklahoma school R. B. Hodge, the Chicks' all- state center of last year who chose Kentucky for his higher education * a candidate for tackle on the Kentucky frosh team....B C Allen JHS captain of last year, who is attending Vanderbilt, -pulled a muscle n his right leg and may be out of action for two or three weeks, his .ather, Rives Allen reports. At the time, R. C. was running first strlriK fullback on the Vandy Ireshman team. ««- "ring Odd« 'n' Ends ' "Shoeless Joe" Jackson, the former Chicago White SOT baseball great, who was one of the eight players burned for life in 1W1 for the notorious "Black Sox" scandal, tells all about tie Incident In a feature arti- cl*.ei the October Issue of Sport Magazine. Jackson, who was acquitted by a court on a bribery charge at the time says "I gave baseball my best and when the game didn't give me a -square deal, I didn't try to get sack In It—because it wasn't worth it."....University of Arkansas tub thumpers are raising quite a fuss Over Dave Banner, the 225-pound sophomore from Parkin. Dave, they say. should be in the Porker's lineup, but shey don't know where. He has been running at both tackle and guard in pre-season drills. Camp. Jone« ... Plunk .. Mchrle .,.. Watklns (c) Bostlc JarreH Cnntrell ... Wnlclron .. or Morgan Mead Hedge Als« Western C»-HH "^Mmaiair^ ~~ iww North Little Rock Gains 7-7 Tie wit/i Texarkana TEXARKANA, Ark., Sept. 23—<*) —The Wildcats of North Little Rock recovered their own fourth- quarter fumble m the end lone to eke out a 7-7 deadlock with the Texarkana High School Razortaacki here last night. Bobby Glover Jumped on the ban n the end tone for North Little Reck'* single score. The T«x»rk- anans seared early in the first period. Vo/s Defeat Mobile 13-12 TP Tit Up Dixie By Tn« Asaeejatod • The Nashville Vols defeated Mobile 11-13 last night to t|* up the final round of the Southern 'Association playofl at one game each. Carl Sawatski provided Nashville's winning margin with a home run In the eighth. ' The teams move to Mobile to COB. tinue the series Saturday night. Missouri Pioneer Dies HUMPHREYS, Mo,, Sept. 23—W) —T. D. Cutslnger, who with his wife observed their 7«th wedding anniversary last February, died Wednesday at his home hen. Be was M. The Cutsingera were married In Taney County, MUwuri, February », 1811, and the following y*ar returned to hi* home to Sullivan County. OuUln«e r f,rm»d unuj j,. retired several yean ago. He had been In Jailing health for the past few yean. They were the parents of children, nine ef whom survive. A!C Teams Begin Conference Play Little Rock JC Whips State Teachers 25,7 In Loop's First Game By George Miner LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 53. W>>Speed, spares and skill choke the rosters of most Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference squads as they square off this weekend In loop play The weekend's war started last night when a tough Little Rock Junior College team steamrollered Arkansas State Teachers 25-7 before 7,000 fans In Memorial stadium, Little Benney Scott, 131 pound reserve halfback, was a standout in the Junior College lineup, sparkplug of State Teachers was another i«serve back. K. Stephens, who set fire to an otherwise listless back- fleld. and was a key man In the tutors only score. Hendrlx moves into Clarksville to tangle with college of the Ozarks In tonight's: only game. All other teams play tomorrow. Coach Duke Wells will unveil his 1940 Henderson title contenders against Arkansas College in Arlca- fielphta. Loaded with such standouts, Hrn- rierson is gunning for the conference crown for the first time since World War n. Ouachita goes to Magnolia to battle Mnftnolia A. and M. The AE- Eles knocked Ouachita out of the conference race with a 14-0 win last year. "Frostly" England takes it twin of Arkansas State Indians to Mississippi College at Clinton, Miss in a non-conference tilt. Arkansas A. and M. goes to Oklahoma City, to take on Oklahoma City University. The Aggies, coached by Jack Eckdahl and ex-professional star Jim Benton, are big fast and to quote a well-informed source, "developing Into a team to beat" attitud. Arkansas Tech entertains Hardin (Texas) College in Russeliville. Civic-Minded Man Gets Warm Weather Tricks RAPID CITY. S.D., Sept. 23. HP) —Confused by unseasonable warm weather, nature Is doing a back ward somersault in the Black Hill country. The srorrm of cherry, plum and apple blossoms fills the air. Lilacs splrea and other spring Cowers are blooming. Even the small culls Mrs No bert Dekerchove left In he. potato Held are sending up new shoots. With the Courts Chancery: Betty Decker vs. R. £ Decker, suit for divorce. Oeraldine Pis her Elliott vs w Z. Elliott, suit for divorce. ' Thomas p. Simon vs. Elsie Driver Polk et al, Injunction petition to satisfy boundary of lot 3 of the East 31 acres of NE1« SW|4 of Section 10, 15.N-11E, Common pleas: Lois Joyce vs. o. w. Madison el al, suit to regain possession of Lot 4 of Block 15 of the Original Survey of Leachville Russell W. Oasktas vs. Thomas O. Hardin, suit to regain possession of west apartment located 113 West Sycamore In BIythsvllle. PAGE SEVEN RITZ THEATRE Manila; Ark. Friday A Saturday "MARSHALL OF MESA CITY" with Georre O'Brien Cartoon A SeriaJ Saturday Nite Owl Show 'TARZAN TRIUMPHS" with Johnny Wetamnller and Breada Joyce Also Cartoon Sunday, Monday & Tuesday mmmmmmMt Kf it mmmmm* wmm «. ACTION HOLDEN 3END')( r ~ CAREY FREEMAN Streets of Laredo Wamr Newt * Hayti Ready for OpenerTonight Confidence prevailed In both the :amps of Caruthersvllle High School and Haytl High School yesterday as coaches sent their charges through light limbering up drills prior lo tonight's gnme at Caruth- twvllle. starting at 7:30 Haytl will present a line studded »•; h letlermen while Caruthersville Kill[counter with depth and a no- .enlial passing attack led by Can- :rel who nlnvert » prominent part in the Tiger grid picture last vear Caruthersvllle Coach • ,u Boen Pie said that this week's scrimmages have shown him he might we (he necessary material to use he two-platoon system with his linn. Probable starting lineups: Caruthersvllle Po«, Armorel to Play ' South Blytheville Sunday Afternoon The Armorel Tigers, Idled by rain last Sunday, will close out their 1949 baseball season tomorrow af. ernoon sgalnst the South Blythe- ille Independent nine • at Araorel Park, Manager Mi.rlon Dyer of the Tigers said he expected lo start Cither A. W. (Frltt) West or Frank .Zllis on the mound and that ht may use both with each working half a game. South Blythevlll* probably will start Johnny Dudos. Immediately following the game lanager Dyer will present the »25 ash award to member of his team with the highest batting average ince July 31. * ' Sunday's game has been called or 3 o'clock. L E. L T. L 0. . C. . R O. R r. H E. Q B. H B. . H B. . P B. Haytl .. Mastcrson Pendergra.-M! .... Notgrass .. .. Dawson Cunningham ... WIckham White Dorrls Bracken Nelson .. Bush Number Nine Will Play Brocket* Store Sunday The Number Nine Miners wll! close the books on their 1949 baseball season Sunday afternoon when they meet the Brockett Store team of Stanley. Mo. Grover whittle, the Nlners' see moundsman, will go to the hill for the Nlners in their final ouling. The Miners witnessed a good season this year finishing a little over .500 m«rk. They were rained out at Luxora last Sunday. NEW Box Opens Week [\ayi 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sundayi Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent, Showlni Manila, Ark. Shows eVERV NIGHT Friday "COBRA WOMAN" with Maria Monte* Also Shorts George Washington was born in Virginia, at the time a British colony. Saturday SOUTH OF RIO" with Monte Hale Abo Shorts Saturday Owl Show "MURDER IN THE RUE MORGUE" with B*U Lngoal Also Shorts Sunday & Monday "GAL WHO TOOK TO THE WEST" Also Shorts HO MATTCK HOW yOU IOOK AT IT IT'S TODAY'S ttST till flHlST STRA1SHT FKOM ^ MORI AND MORE ASK POROL EN M O R Th« Spirit of Old Ktnfvcky •UNMOKI DISTtUMMS.COMf AMY, LOWSVIUf. KMLUCCT/ SKY LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER t Mllei North M BlTthtrHl* Box Office Opens at «Ji Show 8UrU 7:M Last lime Today THE INSIDE STORY with Manba Rant and William Lnndltia Added Attraction! Saturday"CROSSED TRAILS" with Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hilton, and Lynne Canrer Added Attractions Saturday Midnight Show "HIDDEN CRIME" An All-Star Cast Anyone who attends the last regular show will be admitted FREB (o the Mldnlte Show. Admission S0«; Children FREB Sunday & Mondmy Walt Disney's "SO DEAR TO MY HEART" with Bnrl I T es, Bobby Drtseoll, Benlah Bondl A CARTOON PICTDBE IN TECHNICOLOR Boi Office Open* at «:W pjn. Week Nlghta Show SUrU at 7:M M»tln«« Saturday « Sunday it 1 p.m. with eenUnnau abovlni Friday & Saturday "LAW COMES TO TEXAS" Bill Elliott Veda Ann Bort Serial A Comely Saturday Midnight Show "BUNGALOW 13" Tom Conway Margaret H.tmlllon Also Comedy Sunday & Monday aut Sens* Us, ay OinrM t. EMMO MOBl Produced by MCXCUMmCS \

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