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Friday, April 28, 1950
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FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1950 (ARK.V COURIER NEWS PACK SEVIW Jones Leads Phils To 9-2 Victory Over Brooklyn Dodgers By Jack Hand (Associated Press Sports Writer) Put Willie (Puddin' Head) Jones in Brooklyn and he makes like Stan Musial. The Phillies larruping third baseman j'ust loves that Dodger pitching. jfa Puddin' Head is on cony terms with pitchers of all varieties this spring. So far he's hitting a rousing; .417 with three homers and league-leading total of 11 RBl's. He has a nine-game hitting streak including one tie game. Brooklyn, though, is his happy* hunting ground. Jones wrecks Ihe Dodgers at Ebbets Field just like Musial. Last year, his first full season in the big time, the kid from Laurel Hill, N. C., batted only .224. yet he hit .333 at Brooklyn. No -visitor, except Musial, bettered his four homers In Flatbush. When the Dodgers came to Philadelphia last season to clinch the pennant, Puddin Head almost knocked them out of the world series. He homered off Preacher Roe Oct. 1 and hit another off Don Newcombe in the final game before the Brooks put over Ihe clincher in the lenth inning. HIU Ground Slammer Now it's the same story all over again. All three homers, came off Brooklyn pitching. Yesterday he ripped into preacher Roe for a grand slammer in the first inning. The Preach never got the 'side out as the Phils scored live en route to an easy 9-2 romp. Robin Roberts, the bonus "baby" from Michigan State, checked the onrushing Dodgers with eight hits. It was Brooklyn's second loss,'both to Roberts, smashing a six-game win streak. Last year Robin never beat the Brooks. ^After losing six of nine starts'to Blr old teammate Murry Dickson, the St. wuls Cardinals turned on him last night to trim Pittsburgh, 5-2. Ever since the Cards sold DIckson to the Pirates for • 1S5.000 early In 19<3 he has been in their hair. This time thye combed him put with a four-run blasl in the fifth In the Pirates' first home night game. Red Mimger, beaten by Pittsburgh in his first apperance, lasted the route, allowing six hits. It wa Pittsburgh's first defeat .since open' Ing day; snapping a five-game win streak.. . A tyiilal Hurt The. game cost the Cards th services of Stan Musial for at leas two days. Musial, boosting his av •rage to .448 with two hits, spraine his Itnee when ha tumbled round Ing first base In the eighth. ' Dave Koslo, low earned run pitch er in the national last season, los his control in the tenth Inning an walked Wlllard Marshall, a forme New York Giants teammat*, witr the bases loaded. That pass gave the Boston Braves and Warren Spahn a 2-1 decision. Spahn became the first major leaguer to win three games with a six-hit effort. Tommy Byrne was his old wild self in the Yankee stadium, walking eight men in five innings as Boston Ihurnpcd the New York Yankees, 7-2, Byrne gave np fvie runs on one hit In the liflli inning. At the lime he and Ellis Kinder were all even. Tommy walked four, committed a wild pitch and a balk and gave up one single in the big Sox inning. Bob Hooper, a Buffalo grad, turn- I In a fine relief job, following arter Hank wyse, in philadel- hia's 4-3 night win over Washing- on. Wyse was lifted with two runs ,nd the bases loaded in the econd. Hooper yielded only one un the rest of the way. Rain and cold weather knocked ut a good share of the schedule. 31eveland at Detroit and Chicago t St. Louis in the American were postponed. So was Cincinnati at ihicago in the National. Flush Deck Airplane Carriers May Be Necessary, Sherman Says PRIZE FIGHTER TURNS 1'RKACIIKR—Chuck Taylor, ror- mer contender for the welterweight boxing crown explains a passage of scripture to » parishioner in the First Baptist Church at nearby Nanty Glo, Pa. Taylor quit the prize ring after his young son escaped injury when a hot water heater explosion ripped their home a year ago. (AP Wire- photo) WASHINGTON, April 28. Mt— *• Admiral Forrest Sherman said today It will be necessary "in the long run" to build large Hush deck aircraft carriers, possibly of the type of the abandoned United States. The chlcr of naval operations, In response to .persistent ;uestions by members of the House Armed Services Committee, said this will b« necessary because of the increasing weight and speed of Jet planes. Construction of the united States, a giant flush-deck carrier which had reached the hull-laying stage, was stopped by order of Secretary of Defense Johnson shortly after he took office a year ago. Sherman indicated that If money were available he would like to sec a start made on replacing existing carriers by the large flush deck type. Plush deck means nulling below deck the control rooms, radar towers and oilier equipment now housed In a carrier's "Island," leaving Ihe top of Ihc vessel completely clear for plane landings. ministration bill." A score of witnesses appealed lo Ihe Senate Banking Committee yes- terday to let controls end when the present |a w expires June 30. The from those who wanl eontroli «•- tinued. More opposing testimony committee previously had heard was scheduled for today Census Taker Finds 3ne Man in 30 Miles RIGOINS .Idaho, April 28. (/T) —Census taker Ray Sampson had an assignment to count the population in the once-booming mining town of Florence in Central Idaho. He went on foot from Riggins to Mackay Bar along Salmon River, a distance ot nearly - 20 miles. Then he went another 10 miles on snowshoes over 10 feet of snow to reach the town. He found one man. House Studies Rent Proposal WASHINGTON, April 28. W|House members today studied e compromise bill which would kcci federal rent controls another yeai In cities which ask for them, bul let ceilings die Dec. 31 In the rest of the country. I Chairman Spence (D-Ky) of lite: House Banking Committee, who Introduced the measure yeslcrday, said he thought it had "n very good chance" of passage. The same could not be said, he ndded, for the administration measure to extend ex- Isltig controls a year beyond June 30. While some Democratic leaders In Congress have been discussing a compromise like the one Spcncc sponsored—in the belief Congress would never approve the broader measure favored by President Truman—Spence said: "I wouldn't call my bill an ad- Underwater Blow, Whale Join Forces on Cruiser NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—(jP)— Gilbert Austin, of Alhambra. Calif., was cruising offshore with his sons, Gordon, 12, and Stevie, 8, In a borrowed 21-foot cabin cruiser. A whale surfaced nearby, then disappeared. TONY MARTIN, famous singing star, "Smooth, sociable Schenley is the drink for me" Senator Cancels Morality Check On Hollywood WASHINGTON, April 28. CAP) — The Senate's proposed investigation of immorality of film stars and the motion picture induatrj- was called off today after a'confer- ence between top film executives and Senator Edwin C. Johnson ID- Colo). TnsfeacJ of pushing his bill to license actors, producers and the Industry, Johnson announced he would give indvistry 1 eade r.s, In eluding president Eric oJhnston of the mntion picture association, a chance to clean up on a voluntary basis. As chairman 01 the Senate Commerce Committee, Johnson also announced that the public hearings set for May 15 are postponed indefinitely and that he Is recalling from Hollywood a special committee investigator, Stephen S. Jackson, Johnson's surprise decision came after an unannounced conference here with more than a dozen top flight officials of the largest motion picture companies. In announcing this to the Senate in a prepared statement, Johnson said,, "they convinced me that my deep convictions respecting the harm to, the. American -people involved in' the? .exploitation of the immorality of motion picture p«r- formers Ls shared by them." Osceo/o's City Softball Loop To Open May 9 May 9 has been set »r. the open- Ing date lor osceola's City Softball League, it was announced today. Charles Jollffr, manager of the Oeceola Chamber of Commerce, director of the league as part of the city's summer recreation program, said this morning that managers of the teams in the league have picked their teams and are making plans for the opening or the league. Seven men have been selected to alternate as umpires of the league. They are H. c. Shoemaker, Joe Martin. Jasper Thompson, Tommy Spiers, w. V. Alexander, Charles Hampton and Earl Roberts. These men volunteered as umpires, Mr. Jolllfl safd, and will work without pay. Ted Woods is to serve as official statistician for the league and will share scoring duties with Donald Wcrtz. Mr. Jolliff also said that ticket sales to the summer program have peen. scheduled for Monday: f-unrts r or the program are being raised by selling tickets to the events at $1 each. The Osceola civic clubs are in charge of selling the tickets. STATIC-FREE ALL SUMMER WITH Super-Sensitive FM fnjoy/ A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF ENTERTAINMENT Hundreds of n*w program* » Wider, gr«aUr station cov*rag« • Station* and programs you hav» n*v«r heard b*for» (up to 3 time* mart tlallont fn many ar«a«) * Favorite nelwork. program* with new and truer fidelity • tWttcr, mor» complete) broadcast tvrvicel SAVE Your Temper and Moid by Installs tht HEW l/Ff-TIME Screen Frames Truman Speech Schedule Told WASHINGTON, April 28. (AP>— Presdient Truman has decided to make eight major speeches on his cross-conntry stumping toiir next month, the White House announced yesterday. In addition ot the formal addresses, the President will make about 5Q off-the-cuff talks from :he 'rear platform of his private railroad car. Presidential Secretary Charles G. Ross, in announcing Mr. Truman's plans, said a detailed itinerary of the trip U being completed and he hupffi to make it public soon. The President "will start the trip May 7 and wind it up on May 16. Ross announced the places and dates for seven of the eight speeches. They are: May 8, Lincoln, Nebr.; May 10, Pendleton, Ore.; May 11, Grand Coulee Dam; May 12, Butte, Mont.; May 13, Fargo, N.D.; May 14, Madison, Wis.; and May 15. Chicago, where he will address a Democratic rally. LOANS ON CARS, TRUCKS ,AND TRACTORS, United Insurance Agency it & Main Rear Citj Drnt Blythevillc, Ark. wirplog onto) ih«p* ol 1*1] Ing to pl*c». Hoi &**>d 7ou br**k your b«ck lilting ^••ry, clum*y ti*m«*. "wr will Ing" lat* portion. Now 7 on can »»y gaodby* to tit that . . . Io(*r*r. Bictua* Aluro«-F«b f[*m*» »tm *<d« ol ALUMINUM. Cin'l .u.t. Cin'l w«ip. Alwtja ill. N*T*r n«*d paint Eng, •ctmplny or (Exlnp. And BOJfc lEgbUf w tig til. 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