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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE BQ BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.? COURIER NEWS . MONDAY, JUNE 80, 1947 Tournament Dodgers Yield Lead to Braves • VWil IWVIWill , ' _.. _ - . , -^ _ _ _ L _ a 4s 2 Rookies Spark Bofn Nines Gets Under Way 1946 City Champion , To Meet Loy B. Eich , in First Round Play iWKh the completion of qualify- taff rounds Saturday, play In the •ythevUle Country Club's annual Ctty 'Golf Tournament will get •attarwaj- thl s week, It was announced today by Wendell Eaton, pro of the club. ;Tfce 60 entrants In the tourney up their qualifying rounds ly afternoon With pairings an* flights completed yesterday. n First matches will begin today and. terday with a two run homer In the all matches in the opening round second pame as the Braves took mua* be played by next Sunday, a p a t V| g to 1 and 4 to 2. Bob Eaton stated. Elliott broke up the opener with D»-. John Callahan turned in a a double that scored the winning t»»-under par 72 for medalist run In the 10th after Bama 'Rowell YORK, June S3. (UP)— Earl Torgeson »nd Jackie Robinson, two young first base stars that folks won't overlook when they look over prospects for "rookie of the year' 1 honors, were carrying a big share of the load today In the battle that their teams, the Braves and Dodgers, are waging for the National League lead. On the last Western road trip, Manager Billy Southworth benched Torgeaon briefly because he wasn't hitting, and the rest worked wonders for he boosted his average 19 points to .294 over the weekend and won two games, beating the Dodgers Saturday with a ninth Inning double and the Phils yes- In qualifying rounds. James had doubled home the tying run was .second with a 73 and In the ninth. Bill Volsellc pitched Hiibbard jr., the-defending a five-hitter to register his first dtr "champion, was vtlijrd with a, victory for the Braves In the scc- 14 - - jond same. The Braves made II •Hbbard defeated Roland "Skeet-' »>»» In the opener In which Al •-Bishop, one up in 36 holes Lakeman and Andy Scmlnlek hit to tup the'chathplonship last year, "omers. Del Ennls hit a sei He T scheduled to open Ills tour- S™c Phllly homer. nej play with Loy B. Elch in the' The Dodgers yielded first place championship flighV.' Jimmy .Terry to the (Brave., when they divided fe ebnsidered this year's best dark with the Giants at New York hone Eaton said. (winning the opener, 4 to 3 will ' Pairings lor first round play are a two run rally In the ninth, thcr Oorge is. follows: Championship night^-Dr. John CaBatian vs. E. <B. Thomas; W. A. AfBck vs. 'Buddy Terrv. George Jr., vs. Loy B. Eich; Har- T. Kidd vs. Bill Godwin; Guard vs.,'Jim my Terry; Bill Follard vs. Bill Wilson: Frank Whitworth John Lent}: and . Her. Francis McDevitt vs. Roland Bbbop. •Tlrst flight^-E.' Seym ore; C. Patton vs, Bob Kirs liner Vernon Thomasson vs. vs. Herman, Hoff; Dr. G. W. Ring land vs. Harry Raines; E. B. Gee Jr.. >s. Charles Crigger. Dr. Joe «V Beasley vs. C. W. Afllick; Ber- rianl ..Gooch vs. Clifford Coun- cilte; Mac Williams Jr., vs, C. M. Buefc; and Rudy vr&a ;S«cond Flight—Frank Wagner vs. tj. 5. Branson; Elmer LIndsey vs. Hua* Whitsitt; Jimmy Stevenson TS. Mac Williams Sr.; H. B. Rich- ftnfeon \s Lmwood Lewis, J. A: L««th vs. A. R. Wetenkamp. Harmon Taylor vs., Russell Phillips •BUlT Byrd.vs. E. B. Gee Sr.; and Wally Boke vs.' G. <3. Hubbard Sr. : Third FlSs&U-Frank Wncner Jr., YS. Rouse 'Karp,< Darrel Crane vs. Krwin S"Spine" Jones; Bo v > Porter *s- Harrj- Whltis- Loy A Elch vs M. H. ^Wallace; 1 John Montandon losing the second game. 0 to 6 as lew York staged a six-run rallj n the eighth that featured horn ers bv Slrt Gordon, Johnny Mlz- and Willard Marshall. Robinsoi :ot five hits in a row in the two games and stole three bases rals his league leading total to 13 Eddie Stanky doubled to star the winning Inning .In the opene and Robinson sent him home wit] a single then stole second, .too! third on a sacrifice and race home with the deciding tally on Arky Vaughsn's single. Stanky go ~ second game homer. The Cardinals staged three six- run rallies, one in a lost cause tis they split a doubled header with the Reds .at St. Louts, losing the opener '9 to 7 and winning the second, 17 to 2 with their biggest run-making spree of the year. The first six-run uprising came too Into for them to overtake the Reds, but their pits were hot nnd they piled up 15 runs in the first three Inning., of; the nightcap. The Pirates also went on a batting spree, topping the Cubs, 10 to '4, at Chicago on a 14-hit attack led by Ralph Ktner and Walls Westlake, who lilt homers Wcstlake's blow with the bases bye; James Graves, bye; i>y*. \v oadcd, came off Claude Pas&ean i p ho was making his first start >f the year after undergoing a >ack operation. Kir by (Higbe won his fifth victory for Pittsburgh. The astonishing Athletics, casting in on home runs, took two rom the Red Sox, 3 to 2 and 6 to > at Philadelphia. Phil Marchll- don, winning his seventh game in he opener with a six-hitter, was lacked up by Sam Chapman and Me Suder, who hit homers. Wally vloscs got one lor Boston. In the second game the key blow was Ferris Fain' s grand slam homer .n a five-run fifth inning rally that nullified a 4 to 0 Boston lead, Ted Wiliams homered for the Red Sox . The Yankees split with Washington. but Increased their American League lead to 4-1(2 games. Enrly Wynn's five-hit pitchlntr was good enough for a 5 to 1 Washington victory in th c opener In which Mickey Vernon hit his flrsl homer of the year for the winners Tho victory was for Don Johnson with fine relief pitching. The 'risers swept their four Rnmc series with the Browns by winning 7 to 5 and « to 1 decisions at Detroit. Hal Newhouser pitched his eighth victory In the opener nnd chipped In three singles to lead the 14-hlt Detroit attack. Pan (Dizzy) Trout was in his best form of the season In the second Rgme until he went, out with a -sore arm after six Innings. The White Sox ended a three name losing streak at Cleveland. lopplnc the Indlaas,,4 to 3, who!) Taft Wright's pinch singlo sent Missouri Team Defeats Tigers Cooter Nine Wins Seven Victories Without Single Lou Tlie league-leading Coot«r, Mo., nine ran their victory string to seven straight yesterday afternoon by defeating the Blythevllle Tilters 5 to 2 at Walker Park In a Mlwb-l' slppl County Amateur League game. r Nashville Doc Barger went the route' for' ehai lanooga Cooler and held the Tigers score- AM'-r.ta . .. less until the ninth frame when! Birmingham two rims were scored on an Infield M- iu>hLs . . BASEBALL STANDINGS •OCTKBM IAAGUE , MISSCO AMATEUR I.KAGUF, W. L. Pet. Cooler . f. I .888 Lutes T 1 Blytcvllle Rte. 2 7 2 Manila « 2 Blytheville S 3 Yarbro . . Little River Huffman .875 .TJg .750 .625 .500 ,322 Number Nine Armorel . 4 ..27 . 1 » .111 1 ft 1 8 .111 .111 Mobile W. L. Pet Oreans...... ..... ' error. Howard Barger paced the Little Rock victors at. the plate with a d«n>te| 51 28 48 33 38 38 . 41 40 . 3J 31' . W 42 . 30 41 . 28 81 .648 593 .507 306 SfVi .481 .406 .354 and single In four trios. Frank! Eili s pitched lor the Tigers. The) lass shoved the Tigers into fifth Boston . place. I Brooklyn . The Blytheville Fout« Two!' Ncw York Lookouts nosed out Yarbro 3 to 1 Chicago . on th,. Promised Land diamond St. Louis . to retain their third place position! Cincinnati In the league standings. "Frit?." -West, out-pitched Whittle, allowing only seven hits] NATIONAL UAUOE -A. W.' Philadelphia Grower -Pittsburgh . 37 27 3728 34 27 33 32 33 32 ' 32 35 21 39 25 33 L. Pet. .513 .589 .557 5C8 .SOB .478 .409 .397 white lie and hl s teammates were touching Whittle for nine, win was West'., sixth. home the winning run ninth. Luke Apollns hit in the homer lor Chicago and Pat Scerey got one for Cleveland. The second game was rained out. Yesterday's star— Jackie Robinson of the Dodgers, who got five straight hits, s tolc three bases and . played brilliantly afield [„ •„ split bill with the Giants. C, Davis, oye; Bob and Parris McCalla, Jhrfn Leaves Hospital MEW YORK, June 30. -(UP) — and observation, iRIversidc Drive wa s back at his apartment today hoping for cool weather s o he can New York Yankee play golf. The former home run king was dischargee yesterday and spent the 'afternoon watching th s New York Giant- Ruth, who 'entered Ml. SI- Brooklyn Dodger doubleheader on a*i Hospital last Tuesday for rest I his television' set. •£Tl Rom where I sit... Ay Joe Marsh. ^^^T*ffl ^Aaax- Prohibition in Action The second-place Lutes nine kept one step behind (Cooler by drubbing Huffman 15 to 1 on the Huffman field. The game turnert Into track meet in the early innings the booming bats of the I.ule.s sluggers sent Cecil Whittle to the bench. He was relieved by TUbbs. John McHaffcy twirled for the'vlc- ors and was credited with his sixth victory. Manila defeated Armorel 4 to 1 and Little River had to go 11 Innings to down Number Nine 7 to in the other two league games' yesterday. .. ,.; AMERICAN IZAGDE. The' W. U . j New York 49 26 Pet .80S Boston 34 29 .540 over a county seat newspaper last week I saw where Mat'may or and" city council were faying to scrape up money to hire •kare policemen to try to catch the bootleggers In their "dry" com- •mnity. The -council didn't need tfcese extra policemen until local "(cohibition" closed two licensed tatebliahrrients. When "prohlbt- ttan" ended legal sales, the city's • manual tax revenue dropped and " two legal dealers left off. . From where I sit, this town •wild have been a lot better oft If it had retained the legal sale of *aer. Besides local license fees and taxes, b*er pays more than a million and a quarter dollars every year to the State of Arkan»as. Bootleggers don't pay any' If the retail beer outlets In your community are not operated In accord with public sentiment and with the high standards of the brewing industry, just call or write the Arkansas Committee of the United States Brewers Foundation. Tour communication will be held in conAdence. Commander Is Top Winner in Le Bonhcur Show MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jun c 30. (UP) - Wing Commander, brilliant junior from the Dodge Stables, Rochester, Mich., today had won the $2500 fivc-galted grand championship of the eighth annual Lc Bon- lieur horse show here. The grand champion was ridder. by Enrl Tenter at the show's closing performance last night. Other winners yesterday included: : M500 championship fine harnes. stake — Lady Louise, owned by Don Davidson, Dallas, Tex. $1500 walking horse championship stake — Honey Gold, owned by William Duncan, Iverness, Miss. $2500 three-galtcd championship stake — Dark secret, owned by Magnolia Farms, Mempnls. $500 championship five Balt«(! pony stake — Moonlight Rhythm, owned by Charles E. Byron, III, Nashville, Tenn. $1500 harness show pony championship stakes — King's Commando, owned by Mrs. Alfred G. Wilson, Rochester, Mich. $1500 championship roadster stake — June Bug owned by Mr. and Mrs N. P. Schilling. Memphis. $1500 championship hackney pony stake — Victory Sons, owned by Dodge Stables'. $2000 championship Jumper stake — Danny Boy. owned by F. J. Anderson, White Boar Lake. Minn. Pelican Hopes flicker Anew; Vols Advance ATLA7JTA, Ga., June 3!). The . New Orleans 'Pelicans' lust ! MXAMSAS COUJNWmi, UMTO STATE BREWERS FOUNDATION HACO BOYP, STATE DIRECTOK ... 402 mAMIO HOC., limt HOCK, ABC. Quarter-Finals Begin In Wimbledon Meet WIMBLEDON, England, June 30. (UP) _ An All-American semifinal was a possibility, though not a probability, today as four Yanks went to the firing line for tough matches In the quarter-finals of ihe men's singles In the Wimble- ion tennis championships. Jack Kramer, Bob F.ilkcnbure, Tom Brown, nnd Budge Patty were the Americans still left In the competition alter a week's play and a Sunday's rest. NEW PARTS MAKE OLD CARS NEW AGAIN! Factory made parts for your Dodge or Plymouth arc best because they W th tpr ^ 1S1< ?" corr «:Uicss. Don't buy off-brand parts for your car repair work, too, we use factory methods and expert Dodge — Plymouth Complete Parts Department Tires — Wrecker Service — Gulf Gas to us mechanics! Fisk BlMtheville Motor Co. VmouHi CONO STREET PHONE 4-22 'lilladelphla 32 30 3j 31 Cleveland 28 28 Washington 29 32 ihlcajjo 31 35 St. Louis 23 39 .SIB ,500 .475 .470 .371 Irish Tempers \ Clash in Mat Event Tonight Tonight's tag event of the weekly American Legion wrestling program will feature the appearance of two newcomers to the local arena. Irish Magee -and Buck Upscomb will be making their initial appearance on (he wrestling program here tonight when they meet for the first time In one of the one-fall preliminary matches and then lace each other again in the tag feature. Magee, a powerful Irishman in the 200-pound class will team with a • fellow' Irishman. Paddy Mack, who made his initial appearance here last week, against Hoy Welch and Upscomb In the main event. Very little Is known about the newcomers except that they are both rated by Promoter Mike Meroney as. being very fast and tough. Neither Magee nor Llpscomb have appeared In this vicinity before. If the two newcomers live up to their build-up, tonight's match should be a battle of science. Both clean wrestling ability but both have fiery tempers that they cany around Just, In case. Welch is a veteran of almost two decades in this circuit. In the other preliminary event Welch and Mack will pair off in a thirty-minute time limit one fall natch. Cotton Pickers Lose Two Games In Hot Springs 4 U. S. Goffers Tee Off In British Title Meet HOYLAKE. Kne-. June 33- '-UP 1 —Pour Ameriran golfers, hoping to make up In links efficiency what n .r,ss? r m sammy over the weekend, losing Saturday . b '"j ad lb " ot ae fc »<" n i" nlpht 6 to 5 and Sunday 17 to 9.1 » C »O' Cotton. Dean of English Harold Ward and Bob Mullen golfers, still ranked as the favo- hurled for th e Pickers in the Sat- .rite at 6 to 1 odds, but three fit urday night's game and Kenneth U'" Americans were ;n lush r*- Merrltt, Ward, Don Bunch 1 and Sard also. The bookies quoMb prl- Cllfton Wlxson, worked on the hill ces of 7 to 1 on Joliniiy" p feuha. In Sunday's contest. They meet the Forrest City Legionnaires in Forrest City this nf- lernoon in a make-up game of the I nil-line pilot Irom Chicago and on Vic Ghezzi, former P. G. A. champion nnd finalist in this year's P. G. A. meet, from Kansas City, rained out tilt last Wi-lt and re- K ™- .Amateur Frank Stnmahan was listed at 10 to 1 while Staff Sat. Charley Jennings of Mcdford, Mass., was rated as a long shot. Last year's open was won by Sncfid. the hot-shot from Hot. turn home tonight, Dies White Fishing — Funeral services bo held today at Verona, Miss., for Joseph H. Law. Gfi, Shelby County trustee office clerk for 30 years. He died of a heart attack yesterday while fishing near West Helena, Ark. lean tourneys and Is not defending Keeps 'Em Guessing LITTLE ROCK, Ark-. June 30. (UP) — Gov. Ben Lancy was asked again today if he intends to run for a third term. "Do the swallows always come back?" he asked. "Depends on what you swallo'V- d," quipped a reporter. t . Yesterday's Results MISSCO AMATEUR LEAGUE Cooter 5. Blytheville 2. Blytheville Rte. Two 3, Yarbro 1. Manila 4, Armorel 1. Lutes 15. Huffman I. Little River 7, .Number Nine « (11 Innings). SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 11-1, Atlanta 1-2. New Orleans 7-1. Chattanooga 2-9. Nashville 3-8, Mobile 2-6. Little Rock- 6-0, Birmingham 2-9. fading hopes to overtake the front- running Mobile Bears in the tlicrn flag chase bv July 4 fl'pk- ererl anew today. But the chance was definitely s |lm. It cnn linppcn if Larry Gilbert's Nashvlle Vols continue to wprl miracles such as they performed in trouncing tho' Bayshore Bears twice yesterday and It tty Pelicans can win six stralgli games, a feat they haven't turnej since the second week of the sea- on. ^ The Gilbcrtmen downed thp eaeue-leaders in both ends of a ouble-header yesterday, S to nd 8 to 6, by feeding Mobile ome of its own medicine—clutih ilttlnfi and flood pitching in "f'Hf ight places. .The twin victory e»lj pultcd Nashville into fourth place Deposing. Atlanta. . " ' ,' Walt Smola scattered seven hlt& as the Pelicans took the first of 1 twin-bill from Chattanooga. 7 o 2. The Bayou Bombers landed on Roland -Miller, Alex Zurkowskl md Marvin Stevens for 16 riifci, ncluding a homer by Al (Broadway) Flair with one mate aboard/. The Lookouts reversed the DrO;- cccdlngs in the nlshtcap. blasting Barney Cook for 11 hits and a'9 1 victory behind Hal Toenes craflv four-hitter. 'Little Rock .split with Blrming- lam. winning the first game 6 to 2 behind Carl Lhirtqulst's cieht- littcr and losing the nishtcap 9 o 0. Al L»macchia twirled a six- litter for the shut-out victory as his mates b'astcd three Pebble hurler, for 11 blows. There were four Baron error.; in the first and five Little Rock bobbles in the niehtcap. . . Memphis divided a doubleheader with Atlanta, taking the first 11 to I by collcctine IT base- knocks otf Ocorgc Dithl while Frank Hocrst scattered eight safeties. Lcftv Forrest Thompson won NATIONAL LEAGUE (Brooklyn 4-5. New York 3-9. PLttfburgh 10. Chicago 4. Cincinnati 9-2, St. Louis 7-17. Boston .- . . . .......... shrdluuuf (Boston 8-4. Philadelphia 7-2, first game 10 innings. AMERICAN Detroit 7-6. St. Louis 5-1. Washington 5-1, -New York 1-3. Philadelphia 3-6. Boston 2-5. Chidago 4. Cleveland 3, second garhe postponed; rain. Today's Games SOITTHFRN LKAGDB NiRht games: •Atlanta 'at Memphis. 'Birmiiigham at little Rock. Mobile at Nashville. (New Orleans • at Chattanooga. . NATIONAL LEAOTTK Brooklj-ii at Philadelphia. Chicago at Cincinnati, night. Only games scheduled. Lewis Johnson Returns To Coach At Vanderbilt NASHVIIAE, Tonn., Juno 30. (UP) — The housing shortage has brought back to Vanderbilt one of the football coaches that it recently took away. Lewis (Farmer) Johnson completed arrangements this weekend to return as assistant coach at Va.ii- derbilt this Fall. He had resigned to coach at The Citadel because of ' • there and decided to return to Vandy. School officials have assured him of a home for his wife and three children. , POISON inr A U. S. GOVERNMENT BUREAU REPORT announces the discovery of a new lannic actd treatment for ivy poisoning*. The treatment has been found excellent'; it is gentle and safe, dries np the blisters in a surprisingly short time — otlen within 24 hours, These governipent finding* aie incor- New Theater Manila's Finest Bhewi EVERY NIGHT Matinee Batordar A 8nnd»r B» Open* Week Dayj 7:0* p.". Bat-Bui. 1 p.m. Cant Hhvwtac IVY-DRY At your drugstore, 59r. Y i* mlg. by try CORP.. Uo*tel*ir, It. /., AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at Chicago. Cleveland at St. Louis. New York, at Boston. Philadelphia at Washington, night. Jameson Defeats Berg For Women*' Golf Title GREENSBORO. N. C.. June 30. (UP) — Pretty Betty Jameson of Sari Antonio. Tex., finally wore the Woman's National Open Golf crown today after a year of waiting climaxed by her course-record score In the llnal round of the tournament yesterday. A year ago she was a contender until the final day of the open before losing out to hard-hittin; Patty Berg of Minneapolis. This year the red-haired Miss Berg was 15 strokes behind at the finish as Miss Jameson rocked me record books with n scorching 70 on the final 18 holes for a 72-hole total of 295, nine under par. his twelfth game in the nightcap • as the Crackers pounded Carl i Duniter and Homer Spragins for eight hits and a tight 2 to 1 win. Dove Barclay Annexes Inter-Collegiate Crown ANN ARBOR, Mich., .June 29 (UP) _ The National Coilflrjlate golf champlonshlo, a springboard to fame for numerous youn^ links- iicn. today belonged to methodical ')avc Barclay of (he University of Michigan. Barclay won the title in the 50th nniiHl Inter-Collegiate Tournament icrc yesterday. He defeated Jack Coylc of Louisiana Slate 1 up In a dramatic 36-holc final. : The New World Book Write P.O. BO.I 2*2 BIjtherille or Call 1753 ask for Mr. Maycs Attention KIDS! We have all kinds of fireworks »nd lots of foot candy and (torn. Come on nver and let's have « BANG-UP time! Buchanan's Grocery North Highway 61 Don't Buy an Encyclopedia until you've uestion Where can I have farm machinery repaired If I'm short on cash? nswer Expert. fi\ciory- trained mechanics will do it for you at Ua Implements', Inc. PAY NEXT FALL! Farmer's Terms Extended Credit DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phon. 863 Last Time Today ^ "The Jolsen Story'' ;, ' ; .with **; Larry Parks as Al Julsen ; Selected Short Subjects : ^ mmf ^^^ ^^^: Tuesday , : "Bulldog Drummond .' at Bay :i Columbia I'ictllre with Knn R:indcll and Anita Louise Selected Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHEREI Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday ADULTS 45c — CHILDREN I5e Monday, June 30th BOX SEATC^.rEXTRA TAG MATCH ROY WELCH and BUCK LIPSCOMB versus IRISH MAGEE and PADDY MACK ALSO 2 TrFALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Roy Welch v Buck Lipscomb . v». •' *». Paddy Mack Irish Magee GEORGE RAFT LYNN BAR) 'HOCTURHE WUMIA HUSIOH - )OS£M PtVUtT MYR»» DELL Open at 7:90 p.m.; Starts 7:3t | Last Time Today "BOOM TOWN" Clark Gable. Clamlcllc Cnl and Spcncrr Trnry Paramount News and Shorts Tuesday PAL NITE "CHILD of DIVORCE" with Moffctt and Regis Toomey Serial: "The Vlcilantcs" Also Shorts

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