The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1946 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 29, 1946
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FACE SIX BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.? COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JULY 29, 19-1G Hubbard New Golf Champion Country Club Event Decided On 36th Green Bishop Has Trouble With Tee Shot as Fast Match Nears End George Hubbnrd Jr., who cut hts tournament teeth o" tile Tennessee University golf team, won the championship of Blytlieville Colin- try Club yesterday when he dcleal- cd Roland Bishop 1 up In a closely contested 36-holc match. Hubbarrt toured Die 30 holes in 149, one over par Just one stroke better than Bishop's 150. The players were even coming into the 3Glh hole. Bishop hooked liis drive into Ihc rough nnd the ball came to rest directly behind a tree. In order to reach the green he had to play a hook, his ball hooked too much and came to rest agninst the steep bank of a trap. His chip barely got on and Ills put failed to drop for the !>:"". while Hubbard was homo sate with his pnr and the championship. Bishop drew first blood In .the match when he rammed down a 25 foot put on the first, holc^ot the match for a birdie three to KO one up. His putter grew pathetically cold during the bnltuice <>' the outgoing nine where he scored a 40. Hubbard was three up on the first nine with nn even par 37. That 'hot and cold 1 putter ot Bishop's really got hot on the morning back nine when he turned in a sizzling four under pnr 33. He scored birdies on one. two. four, six and nine, making only one fault on the round, this being on number three where he slipped onu over par. This let Bishop wipe om Hubbard's three hole margin as they ended the 18 holes with Bishop two up. In the afternoon both players shot over regulation figures on the out nine with Hubbard scoring a 33 against Bishop's 40 to trim tiie letters lead to one up. Starting the last nine-hole grind Hubbard was able to drop lib birdie attempt on the first hole to even the match. Both men held their pars on two Each dropped birdies on th treacherous third hole and continued t< hold their pars on the fourth am iltth hole. . Bishop dropped his birdie on th long GLh hole to go one up wit three left to play. Hubbard evene the match on the seventh when h sank a 10-foot put to hold his pa while Bishop's try went wide the hole. At the eighth green they wei both on with their second sho and each missccj their birdie a tempts. On the last hole Kubbard's drive was down the middle of the fairway while Bishop hooked his ball Into the rough where it came to rest behind a tree which blocked him from shooting a straight shot * to the green. His hook went a little wide and came to rest at the . base or a sharp trap bank while Hubbard was on the green in regulation figures. Bishop chip was short mid he missed his par try. Hubbard got down In par figures to win the hole and inntch. Hole by Hole Scores Morning round out Par: 44543544 4-31 Bishop: 35554554 4— 41) Hubbard: 45443544 4—37 Morning Round In Bishop: 33633444 3— VI Hubbard: 44454355 4—38 Afternoon Round Out Bishop: 44553654 4—40 Hubbard: 4 4 S 5 3 5 5 4 4—3l< Afternoon Hound In Bishop: 44443454 5—31 Hubbard: 34443544 4—35 Winner Congratulated Cooter Wins 5 to 2 Over Promised Land A fast and hard-hlltlng cooler Imeball team defeated Ihe Promised Land independents • yoslcrday afternoon by a 5 to 2 score on the Cooter diamond. ' " I'l'oinlsccl l,:iiul started early w'hen Baker singled, stole second ' and scored o,, a wild throw.- Sonny V* , Wow JWthe other Atlanta Pounds Out 24-3 Win Memphis Chicks Fail Miserably in Tilt With League Leaders ATLANTA, Oil., July 29. (U.P,) —When Babe Ellis' average sllp- Cooler K. liarccr. 21) Lassitcr, 3b Kisher, ss !•' Ilarger, c Courier News I'liolo. j^f rff Roland Bishop (right) Is shown here extending congratnlalions to George, Ib corgc Hubbard, Jr., lanky golfer who yesterday won the Blytlieville "• liarger, p l.cdljetter also .scored In the lirst Inning for Promised Land after a walk, stolen buse and u hit by Johnny Duclos. Cooter came back In their half of tiie first frame with two scores made on one hit. a walk and two wild throws by the Promised Land Infield. Scoring ended here for both teams until the last of the ciKhlh when Cooler scored three unearned runs when the Promised Land team made three wild throws in succession with the bases loaded. Doe liarger was the winning pitcher as he gave up five hits iind struck out nine batters. Joe Young, Promised l^ind mounds- man. gave up six safeties and also twirled the third strike past nine batters. Promised Land next Sunday will Journey to Egypt, Ark., for n- return till with a nine that has once (his year sent them down in dc- leat. , ISox Scort- Al! R H Po. A 4 1 1 2 ~3 said that Southern Associatioi pitchers had finally found the bit boy's weakness hut if so they failed to let the Mcmpliis mount stuff in on tile secret. Or maybe Ellis' weakness is ar over-fondness for a fat pilch hue Herman Urc/s and Jim Vosellc served up plenty of those ii Ponce dc Ian Park Sunday, par tlcnlarly Volselle, as the league lending Crackers hung up a hor rcmtous 23 to 4 victory. When his score was added nr Kills had slammed two bulls fo (he circuit, each with two mate on base, rapped a double and sinsle, scored four limes hiinsel .anil knocked In no less than nine runs. That tied the Southern I-eaguc record for rnris-battccl-ln In one game set by Chili McDan- Icl of the Chicks back in 1931. Besides Ellis' four blows. the Crackers collected 20 other hits or varying distance. Voiselle, Zarron Wins All-American \jolf Tourney CHICAGO, July 29. (U.P.) — [crinan nanon, who has been bucking the big-time golf circuit for a decade without snaring a ucrative championship, today gave credit to one of his links rivals, Byron Nelson, for the crown he won in the $50.000 All-American Tournament with an eight under par 72 hole total of 280 strokes. It was his booming tec shots which played a vital part In Barion's victory here yesterday and It was on that phase of his game that Nelson had worked patiently Barion, the apt pupil, gained $10,5CO by his triumph and the victory put him among the season's top money winners with aggregate of $20,000. He is outranked only by Ben Hogan of Hershey, Pa., and Nelson. An hour before IJarron finished, Ellsworth Vines, the former tennis king, completed his play with a fourth round 09 and a total of 281 strokes. Biinon came to the 15th lee needing a birdie and three pars on the four finishing holes for Tigers Win 10-1 Over Yarbro Blythcville Team Scores Four Runs In 2nd; Three in 6th. The Blytlieville Tiger Independent baseball team walloped the Yarbro Yanks 10 to 1 yesterday on the loser's diamond. Frank Ellis, right hand hurler for the Tigers, pitched a four hi'. job in his nineJiipings. J. C. Whittle started on the mound for the Yanks but was relieved in the second by his brother, Orovur Whittle who finished the game. he Tigers pushed one run across the plale in the first without a hit but, the Yanks did the salnc thing in their half of the first. Th,, Tigers came back in the second to score four runs on two hits. Billy Mohan; hit the only home run of the game with a long drive over the left fielder in this Inning. The Yanks never scored after the first inning. Kills held them lo four scattered hits with aTl ot them in different innings. the triumph. It was a situation' J. c. Whittle allowed two hits comparable to Hie one lie (need . and Graver Whittle gave up H at Cleveland Canterbury a month safeties. Grover Whittle struck out ouiilry Club championship from Mr. liishop on the HfiUi yiecn In « is and extremely close match. ennant Hopes oi Cardinals Suffer Setback on Road Trip NF.W YORK, July 29. (UP)—The National leaguers who gather to- ny to discuss grlcvnnccs probably won't bring up the fact that some if them may have to 'nee the Red Sox in thc World Series, but t might, lie a legitimate beef flt hut. The way things have been going lalely tiie widely heralded stretch dash for thc pennant between Ihc SI. Louis Cards and the Brooklyn Dodgers more nearly resembles a mnrch ol doom. Nor have thc other first division occupants, th c Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds, displayed any extraordinary enthusiasm over the prospects ol getting into the big fall .show. Since starling their eastern roai Irip in which they hoped to taKe over the lead from Brooklyn, thc Cardinals have won only two out of five games. The Dodgers had a fine beginning on (heir home stand by beating thc Cubs twice, then could do no better than break even In four games with the Inst place Pirates. The Cubs have won three cut of seven on their road Jaunt while the Heds were doing splendidly with four wins and one defeat urttll yesterday when they dropped a double header to the Giants. Kcd Sox Win Jewelers Meet Bakers In Softball Game Tonight In a single game tonight in Wclkcr Park, the Fitzpatrlck Store girls Softball team will plaj thc Hart's Bakery girls. The Hart's girls have won one game and lost two while the Pitz- palrick girls have won two and lost two. Dorothy Conlcy will pitch and Reynolds will catch for thc Bakery, and Pankey will pitch and Shclton will catch for thc Jewelry Store ter.m. Thc game time is set for 8 o'clock. Meanwhile. Ui D Red Sox seemed to tie conquering the one dllftcul- ly that has hampered them—they are beginning to hit well on the road. Yesterday at sport.Mnan's 1'ark whcr c Ihcy may well be tak- ng on thc Cardinals conic Au- .umn, they finished a four game .erio.s in which Ihey made 51 hits 'y splitting a double bill svilli Ihe Browns. Denny Gatehouse defeated them. 3 to 2 in thc opener lor thc only St.. Louis victory ill the scries, but thc Red Sox came back to win. 11 to 4 with a 13-hit shower off six Brownie lunlcr.s. T\v;i Hed Sox nonentities, surprise starlcr Jim Bairoy who pitched IU> fourth victory, and catcher Hoy Partec, who drove in four runs with three hits, were the stars. Tiie Cardinals defeated Ihe Braves at Boston, 2 to 0( and Irnn- iicd Brooklyn's lead lo .1',- games n thc National when disappoint - ,ng Alpha slow-balled his way lo a four-hit victory In Ills best performance since returning from military service. The Pirates upset the Dodgers al Brooklyn. 7 to ;i as Nick Strm- levich pitched his fifth victory In his last seven starts after dropping seven games in a row. He uiso conked a two-run triple while 1 E.'-iie Fletcher made two doubles mid single. *.! Cubs in Dnutili: Win The cubs rejoiced over a double victory at Philadelphia, 11 to and 3 io l, and thc best hltlln: day for Bill Nicholson in weeks Big Nick, whose batting slump nearly two years old now, smashcc a three run homer to pace- a six run Ilrsl inning in the opener am made four hits for the day. Thc Reds retaliated against th Giants, winning 5 to -1 and t! to at New York after dropping iw on Saturday. Thc Yankees stayed 11 games be hind Boston by dividing at chlca BO. suffering a 2 to 0 blanking Johnny nigney's fine six-lilt pitch ing before pulling on an 11-hit at ack to g|ve nookic Handy Gum ic-rt a 1 to 1 win. Bob Kennedy wo run single in tile eighth g:n Chicago the opener. Bobby Feller won his 19th ga-.n his eighth shut on L :ind his sccoi In a row ill Cleveland. topiJii Washington 2 lo 0 on four while loser 13obo Newsom do'ud o only three- uut suffered rani support. Thc Indians also look I second game, 7 to •!. Hard-luck Paul (Dia-.y) Trout, losing thc third straight i;am;r in which his team mates have tailed to score for iiini. was a 2 10 0 shutout victim at Detroit as .lesr Florcs of thc A's emerged tn.c winner when both runs wi-iv scored on errors. Frank c Stubby i Overmire gave Ihc Tigers n Ii io 2 second came victory with Doc Cramer contributing Ihc hilling tnrci- singles—which drove in lour runs. Kistcll. e( I-'Isher, ph Totals Promised Land Baker, 2b /*. Duclos, ss Hardy. Hi l.albctter, c Duclos. 3b Mullen, ef shby, rf Duclos. If oung, |> aim. If aines. pii . Mullen, ph 0 34 5 B 215 I All R H Po. A 3110 0 0 (1 3 3 0 8 I 1 1 0 0 a i ago when he needed pars on the last two holes for a triumph and 12 batters and 1(1. Frank Ellis retired proceeded lo bogey them both and . Vic Wilson led thc Blythcv'Uc missed the crown by a stroke. I sluggers with a double anff f.vo Vines' showing was the finest ot | singles in four limes at bat. J. C. golfim; Vine-, his four-year professional career. He earned $4.325. did not wear an identifying luiin- ber, which reduced his prize mon- H'uthcr of thc ,New Yorks' Bill, ook over In thc second inning j ey by $615. nd pitched even worse—but Man- | Sam Byrd. another athlcle who ager Doc Prothro left him in attained sports fame before he here for the distance. Ellis turned lo golf, finished third with oiichcd him for both his homers. I 284. Byrd had a four round score Karl McGowan coasted to his : of 70 and won $3,500. Whittle was Yarbro's leading hitter with n double and a single in three times at bat. liox Score Blytlieville AB R H Chapman, c Uiflttc, If C. Bunch, ss Totals corft hy Innings: ooter romised Land 30 2 (j 24 15 200 000 03-—5 200 000 000—2 Tennis Players \Aust Register 3y Wednesday Another appeal was made today by J. L. Thompson Jr., chairman of the "Y" tennis tournament, -or all tennis players interested in entering the "Y" tourney to reg- ster at the "Y rooms, with Mr. Thompson or at the Red Top (tin. The deadline (or entering the event is Wednesday night, accord- ng to Mr. Thompson. In the singles bracket, the following men have registered: Join D. Burnett, Frank Nicholson, Kdse Harber. J. L. Thompson Jr.. Dick Roberts. Bob Smith. Hildrcd Bunch Hilsscll tiarham, Floyd Scay, Hen Lancashire and Rink Wetcnkamp In the boy.s division, the" lollow- ing boys are signed: Charles Crig KIT. Buford Young. Buddy Lip pelt. Dan Caldwell. Chester Cald well. Frank Wagner Jr., and Jamc We.stbrook. Signed up for the senior girls were: Ruth Scay Virginia swear- engrn, Ivti Seay, Carolyn Lnwlcr. Eunice Broaden, Evelyn Ashley. June Etires. Barbara Cnllison. Muriel Knndsen and Pat Wilson. Read 15th victory behind all this fireworks and the Crackers made it a double-win when Lefly Forrest Thompson hung up a 3 to 1 victory in a' seven-inning nightcap. Hie Chicks were still playing d'.'ad but the Cracker hitters were wn arm-weary to roll up another big score. Chattanooga remained in second piece one game ahead of Memphis, gelling n split with the New Orleans Pelicans. winning the second game 3 lo 1 on Bob Callan's pitching after bowing before Jesse Danna's slants in the opener 4 to 1. The Birmingham Barons made •It six ill a row with two dust wins over the Litllc Rock Travelers, 2 to 1 and 1 to 0 as Rocky Stone and Bill Blue pitched glittering ball. The Mobile Bears made a surprisingly successful invasion Sulphur Dell by spanking thu Nashville Vols in two games B to 5 and 4 to 1. Clyde King stuck to his gun 1 Uter getting behind 4 to 0 ii he opener and blanked the Voli after the third. Young Paul Min icr shackled the Vols on sevci B. J. A. B. Wilson, 31) V. Wilson, 2b Hogan was fourth with 285. j p cr |tjiicr, cf vhile Claude Harmon. Mama- Hart, rf' oncck, N. Y., and Henry Ransom. |p Perry rf Dallas, Tex., lied for fifth wllhljj' Mehai'c. Ib 2CC's. Bracketed at 287 were Nel-| p ' E i]| s „" ;on. Jimmy Deinaret and Dick vfctn. Rounding out the leader 1st were Mclviii (Chick) Harbert, ^orthville, Mich., and Toney pen- na. Cincinnati, at 288. The amateur championship was ivon by George Hamer, the na- .lonnl intercollegiate titlist from Hie University of Georgia, with a 201 total. Earl Stewart of Dallas. Tex., was second with 292 and Frank Slranahan, Toledo, O., Ihird witli 203. Mrs. George (Babe Didrikson) Zaharias, Denver, won the women's open with 310 strokes. Betty Jameson, San Antonio, Tex., was second with 317 and Patty Bert, Minneapolis, third with 321. 2 2 Tussle Fans Promised Big Show Tonight Promoter Mike Meroney's star- studded wrestling program tonight will feature foi.r well known mal- men including Hoy Welch and Tommy Ward opposite Chino Mini; and Gene Blakely in the main event—a tag match. Last week Welch and Ward combined their talents to defeat nil! Collins and Gust Johnson. Ward- has become a star to the fans who have witnessed him lux past appearances. He Is a kanga- J roo kick artist and also is goo:i," with flying tackles and is fast on his feet. Oklahoma Roy of the well known Welch brothers is an all-time tav- orite of sports fans of this section, le has wrestled here numerous .imes and is an all-round fjood wrestler with plenty of ring knowledge. Gene Blakely has also wrestled here many times before and is big an<i husky with plenty of power. He is good and effective .vith back body slams but is really deadly with his favorite hold, the Strangle! 1 Lewis lieadlock. Ming, the slick half chinaman and half Japanese, has appeared here before and Is ring wise unit plenty fast. He mainly relies v'j'n the Irish Whip and back body slams to batter his opponent. Mini: can-wrestle any style or manner. Welch will tangle with Blakely and Ming will take on Ward in the two one-fall 3U-minute time limit preliminary matches! These four stars lire expected to nake this match one of the nest in local ring history since I'romo- .er Mike Mcroney has booked them for that purpose in observing his 51st birthday on Tuesday. Totals Yarbro M. Grlffcn, 3b-lb 13. Koonce, rf-cf Hopper, cf J .C. Whittle, p-ss A. Bevill, ct-lf 1". T. Haney, c H. Smith. 2li-3b U. Jackson, lb-3b H. Griffon, 2b-3b G. Whittle, If-p T. Hale, ss-rf 42 11) 14 AB R H 4 1 11 1 0 U Read courier News Want Ads. Wylie's Horses Win 8 Ribbons Totals Score by Innings: Blytlieville Yarbro 32 1 4 140 003 200 100 000 O'.IO hits in the nighlcap. Tonight, Little Rock plays at Atlanta, Memphis at Birmingham, Mobile at Chattanooga and New Orleans at Nashville. Refrigerator Service Fred Lawler ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J W. Admas Mgr. Phone 2071 206-08 W. Main II. W. Wylie has returned home from two Mississippi horse shufi^ " 0 j bringing with him eight ribl*ju* „ won by two of his horses. StrollmrJ Merry Boy and Prince H. Ribbons are for one first, four second and three third places in shows. Thursday and . Friday nights nt Winona- juid Lexington. It was Prince H's third show but Strolling Merry Boy has been i numerous shows in the Mid- outli, -the owner having taken his fine horse to shows of Misouri, Arkansas, Tennessee and lississippi. SEE AND HEAR MAJOR JEFF SPECK AT COURTHOUSE BLYTHEVILLE 8 o'clock Tonight, July 29 Ma/or Jeff Speck has been thrilling large audiences with the story of his experiences as a Japanese Prisoner of War. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:00; Hetau* •tarts at 7:15. Last Time Today "DICK TRACY" with M organ Con way Anne Jeffreys Selected Short & KKO News Tuesday "CHINA SKIES" Kulh Warrick. Randolph Scotl Mighty Mouse Comedy KKO News f?cnd Courier News Wtuil Ads. Baseball Standing? SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. I,. PC Atlanta 67 40 .62 Chattanooga 56 47 .54 Memphis 58 51 .53 Nashville 53 51 .51 New Orleans 54 52 .50 Mobile 49 55 .471 Birmingham 47 53 .413 Llllle Rock 3B 67 .362 NATIONAL LEAGUE w. L. ret. Brooklyn 57 35 .613 St. Louis 55 37 .598 Chicago 50 42 .543 Cincinnati 45 46 .495 Boston 43 49 .461 New York . 42 52 .447 Philadelphia 39 51 .433 Pittsburgh . 37. 55 .403 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. I.. Pet Boston . 69 28 .711 New York . 57 38 .600 . Detroit . 53 40 .570 ' Washington 48 45 .516 ; Cleveland 46 49 .484 St. Louis . 40 54 .42ti Chicago ;.. 27 57 .394 Plvtladclphii . .... 27 6G R<3Kl Courier Mtwi Wtni Ad*. WRESTLING Blytheville Legion Arena Monday, July 29, 8:15 p.m. Adults, 36c. Tax Or—Total I.V. llrsrrrri! Scats He, Tax 3c—Total, lac. Chililrrn's Scats 12c, Tax 3c, — Total, 15c. Reserved Seals on Sale at Uie Legion Arena Every Monday From G p. m. on New Theater Manila's Finest Bhowi EVERY NIGHT Mitlnre Saturday & Sunday Bo i Opcnj Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Snn. 1 p.m. Cont. Showlnf "Comfortably Cool" Tag Match Roy Welch and Tommy Ward YS. Gene Blakely and Chino Minq Also 2 1-Fall 30 Minute Matches Roy Welch Tommy Ward Gene Bfakcty Chino Ming Last Time Today 'BAD BASCOMB" Wrtllare Kerry. Marsarcl O'Krtcn Tuesday "FLYING SERGEANT" George 7.ucco ,fc Hope Krcmcr Attention Home Owners Don't- let termites destroy that vital material of your fiome. For state licensed and state approved termite service fully guaranteed, free inspection, contact H. C. Walls Home Preservation Service Phone 3793 1704 Hearn St. THEATRE LUXORA He understands and w»J/ discuss some of thc practices of dictators, both local and foreign, This Political Adv. paid for by ,1. W. Speck, Frenchman's Kayou, Ark. CT THE COMMUNITY Open 7; Starts 1:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Last Time Twfcy arzan and the Amazons ihmiy Weissmullcr, Brcnrhi Joyce Johnny Sheffield Paramount News Also Shorts r Tuesday PAL NITE She Went to the Races' James Craip, Frances Clifford Serial "Hop Harrigan" Also Shorts CHICK THEATRE "Whtn Hoppiness CotMf So Litt/«" ^ Week Ways: Starts al 7:30 p. m. Sundav and Monday 'CAROLINA SKIES" Viclor Sloore, Anne Mul.i News & Carloon TUESDAY 'ROOKIES IN BURMA" \Vally Brown, Alan Carney Three SIOORCS Comedy

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