The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 1, 1947
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Mflfcttt BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Vob ft Clinch Lead Crax Advance in' Win Over Chicks; Barons 1 Down Little Rock 9-5 •r WILLIAM A. SHIBES (United Press S|»rls Writer) . ATLANTA, . oa., July i. cup)— IfcWJe's pennant - Ibirsty Bears cllnohed first place In the South- -«rrt ^Association pennant race on Jul)<4 today and won the right to meet the Dixie Loop's all-star < x TOWne_in._the OBaj's.hore city inter this i month. Ttye steamrolling Bears showed 1 pun^h again in blasting the-.Nash- villeJ VoK 8 to 7 last night nml pulled four and a half games ahead of the 'New Orleans Pelicans who *ere s rained out at • Chattanooga. Ray Whitaker handled ''iijcunrt chores for the Bears superbly for tighl innings but had to have relief ,in the ninth when the Vols rallifd to score five runs. Mobile climjKKl on. .Pete .Maltor.y. in the second inning for four tallies and continued with a three-run assault off Dick Conger in the fifth. Kevtfi Conner. 1 ; tagged Conger for a t»ro-run homer in the fifth for Mobile and Cy iBlock, returned :o\ the Vol lineup after a week on the sidelines nursing an Injury, hit one i for 'Nashville in the third "Kith, none on. In losing th c Vois tallspinncd into fifth place again. . . N^w Orleans, striving to overtake Mobile, faltered when a downpour flooded Engel Stadium after a scoreless first Inning with chntla- nopgja. Pel Manager Fred '.VfllUrs andiWalt Cres,. were on the mound and 1 ! Luther Knerr was working for Tfooga. The Pels and Lookouts will (play a twin-bill tonight. Atlanta climbed back into the flrstj division edging Memphis again andjgoin? one game »hend in the current Cracker-Chick scries, Shelby Kinney finished his first game since June 15 and got credit for hi, seventh season win 5 to 4 with a "se+en-hitter. Dick Mauney. Homer ' spragins ami Don Siuiski did niound chores for the Chicks with Mauney the loser. Hoy Bueschcn blajbed a homer off Kinney In the eighth with none on: • A'four-run Birmingham outburst in the first inning gave the Burons a 9.. to 5 win over Little nock. Cene Batbitt who -relievea 'Alex Kellber in the fourth'"" for the Barctns was thc winner and Snm House, pebble starter, was the loser. Air series an> resumed tonight •withtthe New Orleans-Chattanooga engagement thc only twin,bill scheduled. rv ,'Vas 1st Dos Zoap Box Derby?'\ MONDAY, .TUN 10 30, 1<M7 Red Bird and Fledgling South African Net Star Eliminates Californian WJMET.FDC-N. Ellff. July 1. <TT.P;>—The united States Jest Its chanice^ to make the Wimblc'dou tennje championships no-, AU- ^unericap, af/air today whenfourth teedeU Mrs. Patrick Cannii'g Tciclci tf li Jolla, Calif., was upscl by ICrs.- 'Shiela Summers of South Africa, 7-5, 0-4. ' ; Mrs. Todd thus became -I-the tecdrid . seeded ,u. S. player- •eliminated,'Bob Falkenberg, of-Hollywood) Calif., who was seeded No. ^S iii the men's singles, having . been.'/put out of the rumur>e yesterday by Dinny Pails, thc Australian Davis Cup.'iStar. •- Thire still was a good chance of an All-American finai In (lie women's i singles, however. fo r Dolls Hart oi Miami, seeded No. 3, de- Kansan Bids For British Golf Honors ! IIOYLAKE, Ens.. July J. (UP) -Vic ohcKKl, the husky pro from Kansas City, Kan., shot n )):«• T> on the Arrowe Course torlny t ( , .;|V L . him a two round qualifying lolal of 151 for the British Open ;;o!f clnm- h lha', total was suvr l-.i lie far down the list. It v.vui holinvod that it would be food c'ldutgh u> land him a pliure amontj th: VJO qualifiers who \vill leo off f.ii- the championship proper tomorrow. 1 The holiest round ntno'oi? the early second round finis'vr" was turned in by Norman Von Niclu uf Australia, ihu lending nioncv winner In Britain this season and i;nc of the favorili's to win the crown rtow held by Sammy S'.icad. Ihc 0. S. star who decided no', to dc- i fend Die title. ': Playing the Hoylakc conrsp. Von Nid« finally finished with one o 1 .'- er par CO after it looked liku lie «as going to break- the course record of 08 held by Honry Cotlon, tiic vctcrnn Britisli pro, ami Hill Branch, another British golfer. Cotlon qualified without, difficulty. shooting a 72 today to give him 11 qualifying score of 14G. Kouetl Sweeny, jr., of Ne.v York whose 70 was thc best first round of the five Americans bidding for the championship, shot n 7!) on thc Iloylake course tndity for an aggregate of Ma and n sure qualify I ni; berth. Yanks Cinch Mid-Season Lead; Dodgers Close in on Braves 1IY CARL LINUQUIST (United Press Sports Writer) NEW YCSiK. July 1. rtJP)~Oij (tie .basis iof past performances, as they say at tho race tracks, thc Yiinkces should be glad today that th'cy are sure of first place on July 4, hut Dodger supporters better start hoping their team stays out of thc Isad until after that date. The ancient idea that a twxi nhc.ici at the jiild-season milestone will win Ihc flag has worked one in the American League for .six straight seasons and for 2] out "f HIP last 32. 'Bui in the National, Brooklyn has been in front on July 4 five times in tho last seven years, yet won the pennant only in 1041. nonklc pitcher Prank Shea put the Yankees 5 1-2 games ahead of (hp second place Eed Sox with a 5 to 1 four-hit victory at iBoslon lust niulit. his loth of the season. Joe DiMiiggio started him off right with a IWO-HIH triple in the first inning- 'Dip Dodgers moved "perilously" close to the lead in thc National, creeping to within two percentage points of the idle Braves by handing Lyn Rowe of the Phils a 7 to 4 defeat, the first he has suffered at Philadelphia since April 21, 1MO, and breaking his 13-gamc home winning streak. Led by Pec- wee Reese,, who drove in four runs with n homer and slnijb, I Brooklyn piled up a 7 to 0 lead I for Bex 'Barney, who had a shut-, out until he weakened in the eighth, letting the Phils score all] their runs. I Ewcll Blackwell survived a shaky first inning, In which thc Cubs scored all their runs, and went on to win his 13th game and his llth In a row for the Reds at Cincinnati, 6 to 4. Bluckwell yielded two single and three straight walks to force home two runs. A force- out, produced another and an error by Eddie Miller gave the Cubs their fourth. Eddie Liikon's homer was the final Red tally . Hndily Lewis drove in two runs with a single in the ninth then came home with the winning run BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. U Mobile ............... 52 28 New Orleans .......... 48 3:) Nashville ........... 38 38 ChaUnr.ooSil ......... 4140 Atlanta ............. 40 SO BirininRhnm . ........ 40-42 Memphis ............. :!0 45 Little Rock .......... 28 52 Boston Hrnoklyn Now York Kl. Louis Chi.cago Clueinnnli Philadelphia I'iUslHU'gh NATIONAL LEAOCE •W. L. '31 27 S7 29 3427 3332 33 33 33 35 ' ........ 2740 25 US AMERICAN LEAGUE TV. Tj. New York ............ 41 26 •Boston ............... 34 30 Detroit ............. 32 31 Philadelphia . ..: ..... 3332 Cleveland . . ......... 2828 Washington ......... 30 32 Chicago ............. 32 33 Si. Louis ............. 23 30 Pet .(iSrj .bM .SOU .50!; .500 .488 .40'J .350 Pet. .5'ttt .51!! I .D57. ,50U| 500 .485 .403 .397 Pet .G12 .531 .508 .508 .5011 .48-i .41B .371 Whitc-y Kurowslii, Cardinal:.' third baseman, and his son Owe get n lew in i mi It:; of prc-yame workout iojjtlhcv in ,Sl>orununVs ' )\iil:. Si. t.tillii-. feated Mrs. .lean Nichnll of Britain. '1-6. C-l. 0-1 the' lower .bracket semi-fiunls. ' She will meet Mrs. Todd':; conqueror in the semi-fimls Tlnirs- stOi'kulay while Margaret Osbovne of gain San Frnnciscn. reeded No. i. and Louise Hro\igli of Beverly Hill. Calif., rated No. 2. were fnvorcd to meet in Ihr upper bracket. In men's doubles, the U. S. tenm of Jack Kramer of Los Angeles and FHlkeuburg detailed Derek Harlon and Cinctfrcy P.-\fsh of EiiKlatul. ii-2. 0-1. c-4. uestion § icre ran I have m machinery re- red if I'm short OH •li? x|je?t, factory- trained mechanics will do it for you at :lta Implements, Jnc. PAY NEXT FALL! • ;• Former's Terms • • Extended Credit DELTA IMPLEMENTS inc. Phone 863 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta 5, Memphis 4.. Birminghnm 9. 'Little Rock 5. Mobile 8. Nashville 7. New Orleans at Chattanooga, rnin. NATIONAL W-AGTTR Cincinnati G, Chicago 4. Brooklyn 7, Philadelphia 4. Only !;ames scheduled. AMERICAN LEAQOK ' Night g:imcs: Chic:i?o B. Detroit 5. Cleveland at St. Louis, rain. Washington H. Philadelphia 7. New York 3, Boston 1. SILK SOCKS BY flOlEPROOF Lf't n i\jrn fMnfl Ihat if you re wearing Hof«proof locks, you'll have the beil-ttud feet In lownl They will fit you imootMy . . . smartly . . . and k*«p on looking (hot way alter repeated wailiinfli. The beauty of Jheie new stylet, co.oti ana the e»Ua wear will make you Ho!eproof font for«v«r( • FULL FASHfONFD • PURE SILK BODY RfyJtor Length or Facet Short $2,00 R. D. Hughes &Co. mi Mickey Yemen's single with two out to Bive the Senators an 8 to 7 decision over thc 'Athletics in a three-hour thriller' at Washington. Lewis previously put the Nats annul 5 to 4, will) a two-run bases-load- c<i single in the seventh, but Philadelphia went in front, 1 to 5, with three runs in the ninth. The White Hex defeated the Tigers. C to 5. ut Chicago on Luke Ai>- plinu's eighth inning homer. Thc Mo'.v climaxed an uphill fight for tlic White Sex who spotted Detroit a 5 to o Icid when Rookie Bob Oillespie b'ew "sky high" in the tri'oucl. Aupling with three hits and Cas Michaels with four, led the 14-hit Chicago attack. Cleveland at St. Louis in the American was rained out and no other National League Barnes were scheduled. * • * Yesterday's Star—Rookie Frank Shea of 111-, Yankees who pitched ^i four-hit, 3 to 1 victory over Hie lied Sox. RIT-Z THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today GEORGE RAFT LYNN BARI VUCIKI* HUSTON • JOSEPH PEVHET KIRNA CELL ru:,:,s i, KUN HASHSOH . oteuj t, [Dra L «sim ] KKO Ne«'s arid Short New Theater Manila's Finest 8h«WI EVKUY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday 8*1 Opeut Week Ilayi 7:«0 p.m. Sal-Ban. I p.m. ttant. B Tuesday "Bulldog Drummond at Bay a OolurnlHu 1'irturc with Ituii ItamlHI * and Anita I.uuise Selected Shorts Wednesday and Tluu-.stlay "APACHt ROSE" A HeiMihlic I'ielure with Itoy Itujfrs Alsu Shorts Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday "The Adventures of Don Coytc" with Iticliaril Jlcrtdn. Frances lialterly .N>ws and Short Tuesday PAL NITE "CHILD of DIVORCE" with Sharyn Mi>ffelt anil Kegis Toomey Serial: "The Vigilantes" Alsii Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "Along the Navajo Trail" with Hoy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes and Date Kvans Fux Mnvielone News Also Shorts Two From Sfee/c Enlist Enlistment of two Stecle, Mo., men in the Army w.'i.s ;innounccd today J:y Staff Scrgt. Ollic H. aris- hnm nf the HcciiiiUn;; Station here. They aic Charles A. Kin.!?, son of Mrs. rornohi Kins:, who enlisted for . thrOj, year s In the Corps af Engineers, and Culvert W. Wilson, who re-en!)Ktrd. . Mr. Wilson w:is formerly a ^taster ScrRi-ant in the Army Air Forces and serve;! four years and eight mouths in Ihc Euroiresin theater. I -Read Courier News Want Ads. 1 Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE NiKhl games: •Atlanta at Memphis. 'Birmingham at Little Rock. New Orleans at Chattanooga, Mobile at Nashville. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston ut New York, night. Brooklyn at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Pittsburgh, night. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUK St. Louis at Cleveland, niyhl. Detroit at Chicago. Only games scheduled. -rf / The showpiece of all 1947 cars ! The Champion...Thc Commander The cxlM-lonjf-whcclbasc Land Cruiser Completely newposttvardi-eam cars knows iherc is no mistaking a postwar Stnde- hnk-cr for any other automobile. You can identify (his showpiece of all die 1947 cars a block away. It's this year's dream car, loo, in ruling comfort, handling case and brilliant performance. Self-adjusting brakes—"black light" dash dials—wide-vision windows—it's n completely new car in features as well as style! CHAMBLIN SALES R. K. & Ash Sis. Phone 2195 COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY • WEDDING PICTURES Capture thc rapture of your wedding day forever with perfectly wrought pictures. • CHILDREN'S PICTURES Hove their pictures made in the familiar surroundings of their own home ... by appointment only • BUSINESS BUILDINGS Record your business changes with accurate interior and exterior photographs. & Livestock Photography PHONE461 -ASK FOR MRS. OENNING The Courier News Co.

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