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FAGS EIGHT BLYTHEVIUJB (ABK.y COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JUNE 28 v 28, m. Yob Blank Pels, Move Up to Fifth Mobile Edges'Noogo; Crax Blast Travelers; Ckkks Nudge Barons 87 WARREN W. SCHWED (United Pw» Sports Wrlt*r) ATLANTA, Ga., June 23, (UP)— Pitching/ If not regarded as the ttug 'sul't of Larry Gilbert's Nash*Oe nine, but the talk in New Orleans today.; concerned the spart- ttaf two-hit shutout turned In by tte Vols' Bob Rush. The youlhlul • righthander paced the invaders from Tennessee to a 4 to 0 victory over the fading Pels iMt night- Jim Shea, llrst of a trio 9t Iwirlers working for the losers, •btorbed the defeat. Nashville, on the move again after a slump, took over fifth place from Birmingham, with New Orleans dropping five full lengths be- htad front-running Mobile. Powerful Pat McGlolhin . edged Chattanooga southpaw Bill Kenned) •t Mobile last night, 3 to 2, to gain Jtfe 10th victory of the campaign Oulhit 8 to 5, the league leaders pushed across ll'.c winning tall> in the fifth frame. The setback left the third-place margin of the Lookouts insecure as Atlanta moved to wtthin V, game of the 'Noogu ball- tocsers. Tlie Crackers battered Little Roc't 11 to 3 at Ponce De Leon Park lut night, banking across four scores in the sixth and then adding seven more for good measure in th< eighth. Dewcy .Aclkins sprinkled H hits over the distance, notching hi: ninth decision of the year. Right hinder Al (Pie) Picchota went al the way for the cellar-dwelling Pcb- Mec, twirling runless ball until tin sirth. • ' - ; "Z>oc Prolhro's seventh-place Mem phis Chicks hopped of! lo n Hire run lead in the second stanza a Birmingham last night but the Da rons made it a 3-all tic in th eighth. .*: However, the Chicks came bac' with >one in the top ol the nlnt! and annexed the scrap 4 to 3, will ctarleV Ed Weilnnd earning the vie tory despite the fact he require - hdp from Homer Spragins in 111 final frame. Alex Ronay and Gen Babbitt.worked for the losers, wit' the latter charged with the loss. No games arc schtdulcd in th Southern tonight. Recognition Nuodlos ll;ihn. k'fl, old-lime Cincinmili Hods' pitcher, laics r'well BUickwell, current sopliomuvr Rutis' star aflc-r the riglH-handcr camu close lo his second consecutive no-hiller. Ul.ickWL'll k-fl the Boston Uruves hillcss. but was denied a 110-hiUc.T in lui next lime nul against Ilrooklyn by Ed iiuinky's single in the ninlh. Newcomers On Next Week's Wrestle Card On Receiving End, Big League Pitchers Blossom as Hitters Bvrleigh Grimes To Be In Charge Of Yankee School At BatesYille BATESyiLLE, Ark., June 28. Burlclgh Grimes, famed spitballi of the '20s, will bo in charge of tl Mew York Yankees baseball classes te he held here July 7-8, it wns learned today. Assisting Grimes will be. Waille Holms, St." Louis Cardinal's out- Beldei- 1924--;o and Alley Donald wbo hurled for the Yanks Irom 1933 -•. EXinald, who quit pitching clue to a sore arm, is now scout for the Y»iikces covering Arkansas, Southern Mississippi, Southern Alabama and Louisiana. . The.classes will be held on both d«ys for youths between'the iiges of 16jand. 22 and Is sponsored by tile 'Balesville^ Chaniber of Cam; ni«rce;/7ir<!tiljis : a'lteridi!!E:lhc clasScs " ' *^^- i. •* _• := '_,' ri ._ -i. ••• L', , .''•• Ry CORNCMUS IIVAN IDnHcil I'rcss Sports writer) NEW YORK, JIIIID 21. (U.I 1 .) — Major league pitchers, who once complained about a "rabbit txill." found the argument coiniii;; b:'ck nt them today because the pitchers arc blossoming as hitters. ' Rob Feller led Ihc hll-iinrt-l.url parade last night with ii double and single and three runs baited in as his Cleveland Indium romped to a fl to 3 victory over the Chicago White Sox. It w:u Feller's 10th victory, and three strikeouts brought his senson tolnl to 101. Spud Chandler of the Y:inl:ces got no hits, but he renchc'l lm>e and scored n run as New York defeated the Athletics, 7 tu 1, and took a 3 1-2 gnine lead in the American League, chnnitlcr sc<,l- lered eight hits while tin; Yanks battered Cnrl Schicb iinU Bill McCahan for 12, including a l:om<T and Iwo doubles by Tom Heiir'rh. who batted in three runs. Virgin Trucks of the Detroit Tigers got two hits and scored run as his lenm walloped Hie St. Louis Browns, 11 lo 2. Trucks ill- lowed only seven hits in the twilight rjnnic, shortened >o eight innings by darkness. While Detroit I got 18, including homers by Hoot Evcrs and Roy Culloiibinp, each of whom made three hits. Mickey Haefncr of 1.1115 v/n ington Senators sluck to pilchln:; alone as he shul out Ihi: Red Sox on s;vcn hit;;, 3 lo 0 Only two Boston runners rcachcV, lhir<l base. Ed Yost, Stan C-pcncc and Mickey Vcrnon caoh got tv.'o hits to lend Washington. Pitchers Rex Barney and Hank Bchram of Brooklyn each chipped In a hit. as; the Dodgers trimmed ! ch'e Boston Braves, 8 to 5. lo po 1 1-2 games in front i.i th': Na- ;tional Lcnguc. Barney batUM in a BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTKEKN LEAGUE W. L. Mobile f>] ?0 Two newcomers, one relative newcomer, and an old-timer, will compose next week's wrestling c»ni, Mike Mcroncy, promoter of the American-Legion sponsored event, announced today. Appealing on Monday night's program for the first time are Buck Llpscomb and Irish Magce, both members of the 200-pound class and considered very capable matracn. Paddy Mack, who appeared In this section for the first time last week, and Roy Welch, wlio has been making the rounds of this circuit for almost two decades, complete next week's card. • j Knowing very little about the newcomers, Matchmaker Meroney took a stab In the dark In pairing up the lour bruisers. The first team »lll be composed of welch and Llp- scomb and their worthy opponents In the lag feature will be Magee and Mack. Mack came to this area highly recommended as a top notch grap- plcr with an uncontrolablc Irish temper, and lived up to the buildup In last week's tussle. If his Irish partner stacks up anytlilng near like his build up. Monday night's mulch should prove to be a minla- : I lure massacre- Welch, the eldest of the famous "Wrestling Welches," is as well [known In these parts us any wrestler could ever hope lo be. The Oklahoma Cherokee, along with his two brothers, were around when grappling made Its debut in Blythevillc. In the two one-fall preliminary matches Welch will swap holds with Mack and Magcc will tangle Lipscomb. Starling time for the fracr. 1 ; Is 8:15. Patty Scores Win Jewelers, Eich Over Australian Three U. S. Women Stars Advance in Wimbledon Meet SottballersWin Joubleheader New Orleans 47 Chattanooga . 40 Allnnla i. 33 Nashville 30 liriningham 38 Memphis 23 •ittle Uock • 27 NATIONAL LEAliUE W. Brooklyn ............. 3G Boston . .• ............ 34 New York ............ 32 iuo ............. 3! St. Louis ............. 31 Cinchinall ........... 31 Philadelphia ......... 27 Pittsburgh ........... 24 Pet .082 .593 .[.06 .£•00 .133 .461 .403 .351 Pet. .5 ni .552 .M2 .500 .500 .4S4 .420 •100 Cotton Pickers Chalk Up Win Over Lonoke LONOKE, Ark.,, June 28. (Special to Courier News)—Lefty Don Bunch chalked up his first victory of the season here yesterday as the Blythe- By ROBERT MEYER (United Press SporU Writer) WIMBLEDON, Eng., June 28. (UP) — Budge Patty of Los Angeles, whose chances were regarded so lightly that he was not seeded, turned in the biggest upset of .the Wimbledon tennis championships today when he defeated John Bromwich, Australia's Davis Cup ace, 6-4, 0-6, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4. The victory advanced the California slar to the quarter-duals in •*hlch he will meet Jaroslav Drobny, the Czech ace. Bromwlch, who was seeded No. 2, just below Jack Kramer, the U. 8. singles champion, rated a heavy favorite over Patty, but the U. S. player started out strong and surprised the crowd of 2, 500 when he won the first set B-4. His victory continued the triumphal advance of Ihe U. S. stars Earlier In the day, Kramer had advanced to the quarter-finals with a 7-5, (1-2, 0-3 victory over Torstcn ohansson of Sweeten and in the •omen's singles, Doris Hart of Mi- ml and Mrs. Patricia Canning Todd f La Jolla, Calif., gained the ourtli round. Miss Hart defeated Blrgll Gul- irandsoh of Sweden C-3, 6-0 In 25 ilnutes while Mrs. Todd beat Peggy Vivian of Britain, 6-1, 6-3. They joined two other American tars In the fourth round of the women's singles — Margaret Osborne of San Francisco, seeded No. nd Louise Broiigh of Beverly Hills alif., seeded No. 2. Jaroslav Drobny, the Czech star advanced to the quarter-finals whc'j Enrique Morea, the Argentin champion, was forced to default be cause of a sore shoulder. Dinny Phall of Australia, seeds* No. 4. also made Ihc quarter-finals defeating Robert Abdcsselam Prance, 6-2, 6-1, G-4. It took Miss Hart only 25 mluu'.c to conquer her opponent, requiring only nine minutes to win the sccjr.d set at love. The fourth American femiiiino Two Blytheville. Softball teams, he Loy Elch nine ami Ili-i Fitz- atrlck Jewelers girls, made a clean weep Park last ig Wei irst game he strong Tennessee All-stars » ,. , „« , , . , 3 In the nlzhlcan nad a 16 "Penlng day, came back J m tne nightcap. w[th R thrce-under-par 73 yester- Erwln Jones, considc.-<:d by many, day lo move »ven with Miss Rilcy. i one of the best sof'.ball pitchers | Miss CBcrg, riefcndim: champion n the South, made his first appear- , from Minneapolis, saw her game r.o ntx of the year in a relief role In to pieces in the second round with tie first game last night. The ucc an 81 that dropped her to seventh ircballer took over the mound duties place with a total of 151. n the last half of tlic fifth after Mis, Suggs, 'Women's Western he Eichers had knotted up thj score ' tone's' pitched almost perfect ta ,l' ^,1^ ^rc^llt^ ols- or the three innings that he work- '• •• AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. New York : Boston 33 Philadelphia Detroit . Cleveland ... Washington Chicago 31 29 27 20 30 St. Louis 23 Pet. .603 .550 .51)8 .•192 .500 .483 .409 .330 - pdrtation ' to ' and from Balcsville •wl furnish their own'equipment If . .„„ . . ., possible. Players who are signed to I "'" alul st ' orc<l n lul1 '»l>«sclf. but • contract will be reimbursed their', nors wcllt to Jactle Robinson. • ' ho got three of Brooklyn's 13 its. Bill Voisellc made lart for Boston and oscY. Howie Pollet of ol two hils niul expenses. CROTCH ITCH it* SJ?"' 5 anliinp. HeTilng torture front Crotch lPrur»u*t. Foot rich (Alhlfte'i " ... __. _ _ Fool), Krh. Kactory Itch. Ring worm, at the Scitp »nd ether ItcMnt ^p* vj iiinKui mftrllorn li relleTed «t *«» <m cnnTxvt. will* iprdaMy prerikrrd ^Knliric rtnndrate. A liquid; cl«in to ••e: originated ty m rxrmit'Jloglst. Plrrt w$!lt gUBTanlF«<1 lo please. Sent prepaid, . ROTITROCK D1CIIO CO. I'rcs crip lion RpccTaHst^ 205 West Main I'honc 4-11 -nutter how new or hew' ••aurt the rest of yonr clothes* • are— ywir shoes c^n spoil Ihc 'whole ensemble if I heir hcrls arc •run-down or they're in need of, *» shine. Rely en us to keep your looking: smart. HALTER'S Quality Shoe Shop Ills wits Uic Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memiihls 4, Birmingham 3. Atliinta H, Little Riviic 3. ' Nashville 4, New Orleans 0. Mobile 8, Chnttnnooga 5. Page, Hi fey Tie tor Lead I In Women's Nat'I Open | CnEBNSORO, N. C., June 28. (UP)—The Women's Nalional Open golf to,urnament was still a wide-! open affair today as play entered the third round with Mrs. Esteile Lawson Page of Chapel 'Hill, N. C., | and Polly Rllcy of Fort Worth,' Tex., tied for the lead. Miss Riley, amateur who was tied Champion from Lithia Springs, Oa eardcd a par 76 to st.iy one stroke-u behind Mrs. Page, nnd Miss Rlley with 150. d, giving up only one scratch single and striking out six, lo chalk up his first victory ol season. Torn Dorrls started on the mound or the Eichers but wa:i knocked Tom the box In the third and re- j leved by Jack Whittle. Whittle gave I way to Jones in the nftli. Dorris R|- ' owed five hits and nil of the West vfemphis runs were charged to him. Whittle failed to give up a single hit. Clay went the route fjr the visitors and gave up eight safeties. In the nightcap thu Jewelers aushcd across one run In the last .lalf of the seventh inning to down 'he Tennessee All-Stais 4 to 3 in what proved to be one ?f the best girls games ever played in Blythc- ville. The All-Slars, who hall from Memphis, arc rated as one of the top girls teams in Uic Mid-South, having been runner-up in both the Tennessee state tournament, nrd the National Girls Softball tournament tinclion. Even though out-nit 4 lo 3, Ihe Jewelers prospered on five miscues by the All-Stars that gave thorn victory. Mary Whlklle went the roulc for Ihe Jewelers to net credit for the viclory. Fuble pitched for the visitors. River Sand and Gravel Delivered to You Call A. H. W<AI> Phone /14 New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NJOm Matinee SatnnUr * Rnndar B« Optuj Week Dija 1:M f.m.:-- Bat-Hwn. 1 ».m. (*nt- Hhiwtaf 130 total for the first 3C hales of the 72-holR match over westward Ho's brief course. George Payton of Newport News was tagging Sncart with 134. A quartet of players held third place. They were Law.son Little, the old mas'.er from California, Ed Kurgol of Detroit. Herman Kciscr, Akron, O., and Al Sn.'Ith from Danville. Va. star In the women's singles also Advanced to the fourth round when Mrs. Patricia Canning Todd of L,a Jolla, Calif., defeated Britain's Peggy Vivian, 6-1, 6-3. TopTlwsTTWins Harness Event in Le Bonheur Show villc Cotton Pickers rolled over Lonoke 19 lo 8. Even though Bunch was relicvcc in the fifth inning by Lyman Henson, he vvas still credited with the win because his teammates hM complied a substantial lead. Cpacl Joe Whltley pulled the 'big left hander in order to try the mound. , Clifton Wixson, the Pickers thjn baseman was the big man at th plate (or the Cotton Pickers col lectlng five singles In six trips, .^n MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 2T1. (UP) Mullen also starred at bat with t^'O i—Jane GardriL-r, of Louisville, Ky doubles and n single In five tr^ps. (won her second blue ribbon in the Jack Duclos, the Pickers flashy I eighth ttnnunl LeiBonhcur hoisc show short stop, was a ble thorn In the last- night when her six-year-old side the Lonoke hitters, rbblilna them of several hits. '. ' ^•'• The Pickers collected 18 hits'Ij.ft three Lonoke hurlers, and seven Lonoke miscur.s aided their cause. Bunch and Hcnson gave up only"slx lilts-over the nine inning route. Battcries-Blythevllle, Bunch did Rugs Cleaned Safely! Careful handling safeguards color and textures. Have them cleaned while you're vacationing. Complete resizing. Work guaranteed! PEERLESS CLEANERS 116 So. Franklin Phone 2433 SATURDAY "Desperate Trails" A Universal I'ifturc WHh Johnny Sf^irk Brown Also Shorts Saturday 0\vl Show Sunday .stid Monday "The Jolscn Story" with Larry Parks as Al Jolscn Selected Short Subjects uestion Where can I hava farm machinery repaired It I'm short on cash? Hie Cnr<lii::ils scorixl a run. ut the imimrlnnl blow.-. In U'-a Cards' 11-inning a to o victory vcr the Cincinnati Rcfls were a ouble by Dick Sister nn:l a sin»lc y Whilcy Kiirowski in the mil. wo walks n round the double !i:ul tiled • Uic bases for Kurowskl. Hiirler Jim Bngby socked two ls for PitlsbniKh, drove in a run uid scored once as Ihc Pirntcs oulsluBECd Ihc cliicago Cubs, a o 8. Hank Orccnbcrg hi-, :\ !iomc un with none on and lits long lies drove in two olhcr runs. Bill Nicholson, Dom D:illcsiindvo a:id Don Johnson hit t-ixln-iirm: r- lomcrs off Bngliy, but (lie pirate lead was too big. Skceter Newsome's p.raod slam NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 12, Chicago 8. Brooklyn 8, Boston 5. Philadelphia G, New York 5. St. Louis 0, Cincinnati 5 (11 innings). AMERICAN LEAG1TB Washington 3. Boston 0. New York 9, Philadelphia 1. Cleveland 0. Chicago 3. Uctroit 11, St. Louis 2. (Culled after eight innings, darkness.) liomer in the second and a Kcuson (5lh) and Koontz. Hill, Thompson and Jones, and Clement^. Totals-Blythevllle 19 runs, 18 hits, and one error; Lonoke eight rtyiis, six hits, and seven errors. The Pickers invade Hot Springs for two games today and tomorrow and then return home. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE No games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at Boston. Philadelphia at New York, Pittsburgh at Chicago, two. Cincinnati at St. Louis, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Philadelphia. Boston at Washington. Chicago nt Cleveland. St. Louis at Detroit. limcly double by Al Lakerian Rave Ihc Phillies a 6 to :> over ttic Giants at New York. Lakoman's double, his third hit, came in ihe sixth inning nnd drDvc In Ihe winning run. If all the land areas of the earth could be leveled to one height, we would .ill live at an altitude of nboul one-halt mile. National Collegiate Golf Meet Quarter-Finals Start ANN ARBOR, Mich, June 28.— (UP)—Charley Coo of Oklahoma, Ihe newly crowned Tr.xns^Mtssis- sippi champion, and Charley Linri, slender University of Denver slar, meet today in the featured quarterfinal round match of the SOlh .annual National Collegiate Golf tournament. In other pairings Tom Lambic of Stamford faces Jack Coyle of Louisiana Slate; Dave Barclay of the University of "Michigan opposes William Campbell of Princeton; and Hnrvi,, Ward of North Carolina tangles with Louis Stafford of the University of Oregon. Coc and I.ind arc the. top-ranked performers in the iipjwr brackets. Stafford loomed as the strongest, threat in the lower half of the chestnut gelding. Top Hash; captured the ladies fine harness slake, i Other results: ' Green Hunter Stake — Silver Sword, Raymond Firestone, Memphis. Three-salted marc or gelding— Bridalwreath Benorila, J. Paul Jones, Wichita. 'Knn. Open harness show. Pony division—Kinn's Commando, ^Mrs*. Al- frert G. Wilson, Rochesler, Mich. Five-gaited pony division—Victory Pcavlne, Hillivicw Stables, Brcnt- wootl, Tenn. Three-year-old walking horses— Pope's Black Ace, S. W. Beech, Jr., Lewisburp, Tenn. Three-year-old fine harness divi- :ion—'Hiuhlanrt's Honey, Magnolia Farms. Memphis. Singled to four-wheel roadster— Kitty Niquc, Lloyd Teller, Morton Grove. lAmatcur five-called- stake—Meadow Pam, Mrs. "W. L. Taylor, Memphis. Mare walking horse division— Merry Wilson. Dr. J. W. Werner Jonesboro, Ark. Single Hackney pony division— Splendor, Mrs. M. H. Fuller, Indianapolis, Ind. Three-waited mar^ or geldinsr division—Sweet Livcnder, leatherwood Farms. Blucfield. Ba. Open juniper division—DclUvood F. J. Anderson, White Bear Lake Minn. nswer Expert. factory- trained mechanics will do it for you at ilta Implements; Inc. PAY NEXT FALL! • Farmer's Terms Extended Credit Fox TKO's Lcvine 'NEW YOHK, June 28. (UP)—The resemblance between Hilly FOX and Joe Louis was closest last nighl as brown-skinned Fox of Philadelphia achieved a technical knockout victory over? Handsome Arlic Lcvino of Brooklyn at 1:32 of Ihc lln'rd round. DANCING Saturday Night 9 'til 1 Air Conditioned Mirror Room HOTEL NOBLE Adm. 60c Incl. Tax Sncad Shooting tor New draw. Record in Victory Open Scmi-finnls also were to be played | CHICAGO, June 28. (UP) — Sim lodny, with Ihe 3G-holc finals on gncad of Hot Springs. Va., looked Sunday. |iik c virtually a sure thing to break the Vicloiy Open record score of 273 today. Going into the third round of play today, Slamtnin' Sam held n Arkansas' Outstanding HOLIDAY EVENT! MIDGET AUTO RACES Mississippi Co. Fairgrounds July 4, 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by DUD CASON POST 24 Admission 60ct DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 863 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Todny 'Song of the Wasteland" with Jlmiiiy Wakrly Gth Chapter "M-mhunt of Cartoon arid Mystery Island.*' Saturday Owl Show "FALL GUY" with Clifford Fenn.ajld Ilnbcrt Armstrong 1 • Also, Short . Sunday and Monday BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday ADULTS 45c — CHILDREN 15« Monday, June 30th > T " »»««"**> BOX SEATS ISc EXTRA TAG MATCH ROY WELCH and BUCK LIPSCOMB versus IRISH MAGEE and PADDY MACK ALSO 2 7-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Roy Welch Buck Lipscomb YS. V«. Paddy Mack Irish Magee tfltCINIA NUSIOK- JOSEPH FtVNCT Mr am DELL e] t, IMK KAjalSOH . IVKlri h [Win 1. » KKO News and Short Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:3» p.n Tim* Today "Galloping Thunder" with Chas. S(:irrct< and Smiloy Purnrlle Chapter I "Lost Cily of (he Jnnglo" Also Short H;it!ird;iy Mi(!nitc 'kow Starts at 10:15 p.m. "Isle of the Dead" with Horis K.iiluft Also Shorls hundny and Sfoadiy ; "BOOM TOWN" CUrk Gable, Clauilelle Colbert anrt Spencer Trnr^y raramounl Nc«^> and Short?

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