The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 5, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 5, 1947
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f AGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NKWS Ms Win Twice From Nashville League Leading Bears Split Doubieheader With Chattanooga ATLANTA, ca.. July 5. CUP) — Pm! Walters' scrappy New Orleans Ptlkans were buck In a contending potjtton in' the southern association flag clmc today after battering Nashville In both ends of a holiday twinbill on the Vols 1 home grounds yesterday In the opener,'(he Bnyou Bombers. Wasted four Vol twirlers for 12 Wngtes and a 9 to 4 win behind Jim Shea, as their newly Required Jlychafcr Pete Vnydcn exploded a four-master. The Pels jumped off to n five run'lead in Ihe nightcap but Nashville came back with six in Die third and banged home four more scores in the next two frames to go ahead 10 to 3. But backstop Jim Pruelt stroked n three-run homer in the eighth to put the visitors back: in the ball gain'; and New Orleans went on to tally four more in ninth for n 12 to 10 conquest. Jim 'Atkins, who relieved starter Walt Smola in the fourth, gained (he victory as the Vols again used the services of feur twirlers in an effort to still the bats 01 New Orleans. Leon Trcnchvny connected for a in the third for the losers with two mates aboard. The double ivln moved DIP Pels to within four games of front-nm- ning Mobile, as the Bears could do no better than a split in a twin- bill at. Chattanooga, southpaw Bill Kennedy, retraining Ills winning -ouch; restricted Mobile to seven hits in the nftcrplccc U> top submariner Frank Laga 3 to 2 In a tight mound duel, cal Abrnms homered for Ndoga in the filth. Paul- Minner, ace Ic'tlmndcr of the Bear staff,-was hit hard in the second encounter but 'went the route in copping tlic 8 to 0 verdict. SATURDAY, JULY 5, l!M7 Days of a Night-Time .Ballplayer "With so many night games, Die livinj; conditions of major league stars have undergone many chani><>< Star Cardinal pilohcr, Hurry Cats tire-cheer), for example, uses the afternoon to look over and oil his new shot guns, left, in his home in St. Louis. At right, he sits down for an off schedule afternoon meal served bv MM. Hrnrhoo Athletics Upset Predictions By Tying Tigers for Second Place By CARL I.UNDQUIST '(United Press Sjliirts Writer) NEW YORK, July 5. (UP)— There were soms crazy things in the major league standings today after the traditional mid-Summer holiday milestone, but the one hardest of all to figure out was the fact lhat Ihe Philadelphia Athletics were Jicrt for second place in the American League. There tncy were, practically everybody's "best bet" to finish In -- - ----.-.. last place, lied with Ihe Detroit Three twirlers worked for Ihe Look- .Tigers and given as good a chance outs, who were aided by run -four-master by Jess Kvasnak in the fourth. Tlie Atlanta Crackers moved Into the first division by virtue of a double win against Little nock, 5 to 2 in the abbreviated first game and 8 to 0 in the nightcap, Atlanta replaced Nashville in the fourth slot. Birmingham meted out a dotibb win against Memphis 11 to D In the first game and 3 to 2 In the nightcap. The Barons pounded out a total or 26 hits in 16 innings at bat, the biggest innlr.g coining in the first of the opening game when seven runs --.vere scored. Tonight is an open date on the schedule for all teams. N 5 Games Booked For Tomorrow In Missco League Play, in thc Blythevillc Y's Mississippi County Amateur Bnseball league will be resumed tomorrow with five games scheduled to be plnycd. The Cooler, Mo., nine, winner of the lirst-half play, will inecl Lil- tle River on their home field to highlight this week's play. Cooler lost only one tilt during first-halt play, that being to thc Blythcvillc Route Two Lookouts. Other games to be played tomorrow are Huffman at Number Nine: Blytheviilc at Manila; Lutes at Yorbro; and Armorel nt BlyUic- rille Route Two. three- j n s nny ol the other teams league to stop thc runaway Yankees. That wasn't the only surprise. Wlio would htive thought Unit Inst year's classy pennant winners, the Cardinals In the National and the lied So.x 'In Ihe American, both would he back in fourth place? Or Dint, the Glanls, who were about bad In thc National last season Rnri the A's were in the American, would be in third? But thc A's. who finished thc 194G campaign 55 games behind thc Red Sox, were a, hall-game ahead of them nt tins measuring point today and it was mainly because of their domination of the oucc-proud Hoslonians that they held such a lofty cslalc.- For the A's scored their sixth straight victory over thc Hcrt Sox, B to 6. in 12 innings yesterday, In the first game of a double header before Tex Hughson foigot hls.nrm miseries null pitched a three-hit, 4 to 0 Bor>n shutout In the second game. The A's got their runs on a long fly and an tnfielrt out after loading the bnse.s.ln the final Inning. Hughson, who battcil In two of his own runs, also was helped by Ted Williams, who got three hits. Yanks Down Scnatois The Yankees Increased their margin to 7 '.i games by topping the Senators, 7 to 3 nnd 4 to 2, at, Ne-.v York. Spud Chandler won his nint game in the opener and backed up his pitching with a three-run homer. George Stinr.vciss also hit for thc distance. The Indians banged out a 13 I to G victory then fought lo n 4 lo 4 lie with the Tigers nt Cleveland, the second game being called by ngreemuit , nfler the ninth !o permil a fireworks display in municipal stadium. Cleveland provided baseball pyrotechnics with six homers, two each by Joe Gordon nml Eddie Robinson and one by Ken Kellner In thc first gnmc and one by Pat Scercy in the second. The Indians made 17 hlls for 39 bases in the opener in which Eddie Lake hit two homers for Detroit. Cleveland erased a 4 to 0 lend In the In thci sccom ' B»mc, putting over three 'runs In Ihe eighth, two on Scercy » homer, ami the tying tally In the ninth on Oeoi-ge Kelt's errors. The Browns divided with Ihe i While Sox at St. Louis, Fred Sanford going the route for the first time this sen.wn to win the second game, 10 lo '2, as Jeff Heath drove .n five lii-ownie runs wllh n grand slam homer and n single. Chicago look Ihe. opener, B lo 3. Heath driving In iwo runs for Ihe losers with n homer and single. Brooklyn drubbed thc Giants, 1C to 7, in n morning game, then came back lo lake thc 'afternoon contest, 4 lo a. ns Dixie Walker, Pec Wee Reese, and Arky Vaughn kept Iheni in (he running with homers until Gene Hennanski broke it up with n pinch single In thc ninth. The giants got oft to a 3 to 0 lead in the opener on Willard Marshall's first Inning homer, mil that margin was overcome in a laic surge cltni:(.vccl by Johnny Jorgenson's three-run homer in the eighth. M:-.rl Cooper hit a second game homer for Ihe giant.s, giving them n new league mark of homers in J5 slraighl games. Iliislon \vins Two Tioston kept pace with Brooklyn, taking over second place with 1C lo 3 and 7 to 1 wins at Philadelphia. Frank McConnick set thc 15-hlt lace in the opener with a double, triple nnd two singles as Johnny Snin won his 10th game. Boston made six runs in three innings off Dutch Leonard in thc second game, Ihen coasted in behind the fine four-hit pitching of rookie Walter Hays Store Sottballers In 2 to 1 Win -A ninth inning error by the Hays Store soltballers cost them a ball game Thursday night and gave Die |Sam Johns Smokehouse nine a 2 to 1 decision in a very closely contested tilt that was forced to go two extra Innings. The fatal miscue came whrn Lloyd Koonlz attempted to sacrifice Boh Mullen to second after Mullen liiul walked. The attempt put-out throw by Williams, Hjys' catcher, sailed between the legs of j Billy Mchaig, the first-baseman and went all the (way Into deep rlelil field allowing Mullen to score from second. The error broke up a pitchers duel Ijclwecn L. W. Pitzhueh of the Stnokchouse nine and J. "C. Whiltle of the Grocers. Pitzhu'jh gave up two hits and Whittle gav» up. three over the nine-inning route. •In Thursday night's first game, the Ark-Mo Kilowattcrs saw tlvir winning streak broken at two games as they bowed to the strong Saliba Wholesalers by nn 8 to 3 count. The gnme was baited after six inninps of play due to the game time limit. Charles Cook, a newcomer, started on the mound for the Wholesalers but was relieved in the Ijhird frame by Harvey Dorris «t,ter he had walked four consncu- live batters, forcing in the Kilo- wntters third run. Stewart Giirley went the route for the Kilowaller.5. The win by the Wholesalers mover! them Into a. second place tie with Lov .Eicli anrf the loss by the Kilowaltcrs left them in a fifth place lie with Phillips Motor. The Standings W, Strangle Hold Cotton Pickers To Tangle With Wildcats Today The Blythcvillc Colton Picker.- will seek to even thc score will the Worth Little Rock Wildcats this aHernoon when the two teams clash on the Air- Base diamon at 3 o'clock. Thc Wildcats downed the B'.ythc ville Legion team 10 to 6 in their previous meeting in North Little Rock June ?4. Kenneth Merritt, who saw actiov in ;i relief role in ' the two teams first encounter, probably will ;;el the starting hill assignment in tin; afternoon's contest. Merritt, a ini' ball luirler, started the season of In rood form but in his last three or four starts seemed to hnve lacked the proper zip. Other members of the Cotton Pickers lineup will be Leon Ashby. first base; Homer Smith, second ^»;» base; Jack Duclos, short stop: Clif- wiry First rounci ulay in the Blythc- villc Country Club's City Golf Tournament ncared 'a climax yesterday with the playing of 12 matches. In the only match played in the championship flight yesterday, Dr. John Callahnn, of Cooler. Mo., de- Hagoraoyama takes a firm grip on trophy—almost as big as himself — which he received for winning Tokyo wrestling y, championship. BASEBALL STANDINGS Owens Drug .. I.oy Eich Saliha .: Sam Johns .. . Charlie's F.lcc. 'Ark-Mo Pim-cr Phillips Motor Hays Store ... Prl. .718 /ISO .75f) .714 .500 .25ft .250 .IZ5 12 Golf Matches Played on 4th in SOUTKEBN LEAGUE W T Mobile !. 55 30 New Orleans 5235 Chattanooga 44 43 Atlanta 42 42 Birmingham 43 44 Nashville 33 42 Memphis 32-18 Little Rock 31 54 New York Detroit . Philadelphia Boston . .. Cleveland . Washington Chicago . St. Louis .. AMERICAN tEAGOE W. L. 44 25 35 32 ton Wixson, third base; Lloyd Koonli!, catcher; Harold AVarri, lc/1 Held; Boo Mullen, center field; anJ Bill Long, right field. Americans Win Three •••' Titles in Net Tourney Freezes, Stores 385 Pounds of Food WIMBLEDON, Eng., July 5. (UP) —Margaret Osborne of San Francisco won the women's singles championship 'of the Wimbledon tennis tournament today when she defeated Doris Hart of Miami € 6-4. ' The U. 3. made it three titles in'a row when Jack Kramer-a Bob Ealkcnburg of Hollywood, Calif., teamed to win the men's doubles title, defeated Tony Mot- .tram r of Britain and Bill Sidwell of Australia, 8-B, 6-3, 6-3. It was the second major title of thc international meet which went t" American net stars. Kramer having won the men's singles yesterday by defeating a fellow-countryman. Tom Brown of Sail Francisco, 6-1. 6-3, 6-2. <Miss Osborne, who had been seeded No. 1, was not extended as she won 'in straight sets to sue,- ceed Pauline "Betz. now professional, as queen ol women's amateur tennis. Lanfranconl. The cards topped thc cubs, 7 lo Cracfccrs Trade Pitcher 0. at Chicago behind the three-hit pitching of George (Red) Munger, then succumbed, 5 lo -1. dcsinte a four-run rally In thc eighth of tlic second game as thc teams remained lied for fourth. Ewell Bluckwell scored his 12th straight victory, his fifth .shiiloiit. his 14th wi of the season nnd fanned nine to raise lite league leading strikeout total to 100 in an .« to 0 victory over the Pivnets. The Reds also look Ihe second game, U to •!. Homers by i3,\bc Young and • .» • . _, ' 1— —•---•-) ...... |>ii>Lt-33mi]ni mouci fcL*e new lutcrnauoual Ilarvcslcr U-cubic-foot frc«cr uow on display , DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED 312 So. Second St. Phone 863 >>x«_».,«>..«;a;«»>>;^^^^ Well now;, we don't really put your car in a washing machine ... or hang it on the line to dry. But, xvc sure do know how to WASH CARS . . . clean the old grcs*=, vi:^ »«<! dirt off tlic engine—and get it thoroughly, d "—' i LIQUID GLAZC ! 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L. 41 30 30 30 <33 30 35 34 35 34 3B 30 30 42 26 42 Pet .B47 .59!i .5l(i .6:0 .4!)! .481 .410 .365 PcL .629 .52'.! .522 .blS .51)0 .4'-'2 .465 .379 Pot. ,5'il .505 .bVi .5CT .507 .SCO .417 .332 Moody, Pacer To Fight Magee 1 And Lipscomb Irish Magee and Muck Lfp.^oir.1), two newcomers who appeared l-c- fcre Blylhcvllle wrestling Tans for the first time last week, return a- I Bain Monday night nnd face cacli j oilier for the second lime in one of the one-fall preliminary ma!- . dies on Ihe Legion Arena mat. 1 In thc lag mnlch .feature Monday ) Anight, Magee, a 217-pound ex-box, cr, will learn with Jack Moody lo i compose one team and Upscomb I will pair with Lolly Pacer for the j other. I Magee, nn easy going grappler wllh a dead-pan face, look a sudden dislike to the agile Lipscomb In last week's contest because of i Ills persistent rule-breaking. Magee Is a fair-playing wrestle-: but his experience as a professional boxer taught him ho.v to use his fists to thc best advantage. Lipsconfb i s „ wircy little follow thai weighs about three pounds less than Magce but looks like a midget when placed beside the runging Irshnian. lie uses a self-developed style of grappling and likes to stand i with his loot on his opponent's windpipe while he discusses the situation with the referrcc. Moody and Pacer need no introduction in Blylhcvllle. Both are veterans of many years of appearing before Ihe rabid fans of Blytheville. Neither of ihem have much respect for wres'.ledom's remaining rules. They will tangle iu the second prelim bout. THEATRE Manila, Ark. l-ast Time Today "LAND of the LAWLESS" with Joluni) Murk Brown f'liaji. G: "Manhunt of Mystery Island." Also Comedy. Admission I5e and 35«Vf jl Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE, No Barnes scheduled. foaled E. B. Thomas 3 and 4 to advance to the quarter-finals. Thrre 500 Enter Augusta's Contest for Fishermen NATIONAL I.EAGUE Boston at .Brooklyn. iNcw York at Philadelphia, 'night. St. Louis at Cincinnati. Chicago at Pittsburgh. AMEHICAN LEAGUE Cleveland at .Chicago. Detroit at SI. L'JUis (two). Philadelphia at 'New York. Washington at Boston. Coming to the RIT MANILA Saturday Owl Show "GENIUS AT WORK" Mill] Wally Ilrown and Alan Carney ulsu Short Admis.sinn lie anil 35c Sunday and Monday What was tK« power of the Locket... thai wrecked three men's lives?. LARAINE DAY BRIAN AHERNE ROBERT MITCHUM GENE RAYMOND A -in SHI«I« Mornir • [ICIIBO Cdlll «««) IIKO News and Short Admission 15c and We more matches are left to be played in the championship flight. Results of other matches are as 'ATTJANTA, G\.. July S. <UP>— The Atlanta Crackers today traded righthander Gcoree Koval to Charleston for outfielder Ernie l<o- finn. oRan. a long-ball hitler, was on optioii for the season to the Rebels, u Cracker farm club, tut Charleston officials consented to the swap because of their need for pitching reinforcements. Charleston is to receive another hurlcr in the deal in addition to Koval. Atlanta also gave utility infielder Joe Vltter his outright release. . AUGUSTA, Ark., July 3. U.P.) — _ Residents of Augusta lire fishing j for-fun again today after proving First flight- E. B. Gee, Jr., d.y-. yesterday thnt they could hold feated Charles Crigger one-up;' Dr. I their own against all comcis in J. E. Deasley defeated C. W. Afflick ] thc '"' 1 annual all-day rodeo at - - - this While River town. "More than 500 fishermen registered for prizes and some 500 others enjoyed themselves while not entering the contest. Thc most coveted prize of the day—an aluminum boat—went to Ollie Morgan of Angus'.,! after he landed thc largest crappic. His catch weighed ounces. Other prizo winners wore: Large mouth bass—H. O. Woody of McClellaiu:, 4 jwiiml and 8 ounces. Small mouth bass—D. F. Brown of Augusta, 2 pounds nnd ounces. Striped bass—Charles Phillips of Augusta, one jxnmcl and 6 ounces. Bream—Joe Wirgcs of North" Little Rock, H ounces. Gogglceyc — Bobby Finney, 12 12 ounces. follows: S and 3; and Vernon Tliomasson defeated Rudy Vrska 7 and 6. Second flight- u. B. Branson defeated Frank Wngner, Sr., one-up In 19 holes; Lynn Lewis defeated H. B. Richardson two-up; J. A. leech defeated' A. B. Wetenkamp B and 4; Russell Phillips defeated Harmon Taj'tor one-up; E. B. Gee. Sr., defeated Bill Byrd 3 and 2; and Wally Hoke defeated O. G. Hubbard, Sr., one-up. Third flight- Bob Porter defeated Hnrry Whitts one-up; and Loy A. Eich defeated A. H. Wallace, 5 nnd 3. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE 'Hirmingham 11-3, Memphis 0-2. •Atlanta 5-8, -Little Rock 6-2. New Orleans 9-12, Nashville 4-10. Chattanooga 3-6, Mobile 2-B. Edrtte Miller accounted for five runs in a six-run sixth in tlic opener, while Grady Hilton's homer with Denny Zicntara on base broke up Ihe second game in thc nlnlli. Yesterday's Slar — Jeft Heath of the Browns who drove in seven runs with two homers atui two singles in n split with the White Sox. 0-0 AMERICAN LEAtTOK Chicago 6-2, St. Louis 3-10. •Boston 6-4, 'Philadelphia (First game 12 innings). New York 7-4, Washington 3-2. Cleveland 13-4. Detroit 6-4 (Second game railed end of ninth by agreement.). NATIONAI, I.EAGDK Brooklyn 16-4. New York 7-3. •Boston 10-7, 'Philadelphia. 3-1. Cincinnati 8-G, Pittsburgh 0-4. St. Louis 7-4, Chicago 0-5. O/iver Shoots 72 Under Par in Chicago Pro Meet C»fCAGO. July H. (UP)—Ert O'.i- vcr, a roly-poly golfer with a pooi Putting reputation, had a mark for thc Jficld to shoot at today, "THE BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR!" ecWa Hopper 1 pound ami 12 13 ! Samuel Goldwyn's The BEST Years of Our Lives' ttarring Myrna Loy . FreJric March Dana Andrews. Teresa Wright Virginia Mayo Hoagy Carmir.hael Dotted b, William V/yler pio, b, Robertt.Sherwood RfTcciEed Ihrv RKO ff»dio Ptclvrtt New Theater Manila's Finest Showi EVIJKT NIGHT Matinee Saturday * Sunday Bo* Open- W«k Uays 7:*> p.m. •fat-Ban, 1 p.m. Coot. Sbtwtnj Saturday "PRAIRIE RAIDERS" with liurles Sliirreit, Smiley limnetic Also Short Subjects under par nt the midway point of thc la-hole clash for Grorgc S. i's Ali-Americ-.m pro champion- pionship 'and $7.000 first prize. 'Red-faced Porky slict a CS on opening day, but Bobby Locke,' tbe South African, and Herman Kciscr, Akron. O., thc JD46 Mas- Icrs" winner, tied him. Thurxdiiy nnd Friday July'10 and II Admission fiflc and 51.2(1 Saturday Owl Slion- "KILLER AT LARGE" with Robert Lou-cry, Ami belle Shaw Also Shorts ' Sunday and Monday "FRAME D" with FonJ, FrnjJrcs Also Shorls CROTCH ITCH AgonSMni. Itching torture from Crote* llch iPrurltusi. Koot Ilcb IMhletc's Foot). Bather's Hch. Factory itrh. Ringworm, Rlilf-worm o( rhc £rnlp nml other Itching >lne to fonRtu Infections U relieved »t infr on contact, rvllh specially pTtpsrert tr1 entitle nnndraie. A Ilqtild; clean to •«r.o. or'r.lnatrr! by R ncrmnt'iEnglst. First •"Mflc 4<i^rtirnrpd in olciue. Sent picpald, •in - --'-> -' ••-•--• K™- - - KOTIIKOCK IHMJG CO- Prnxrriplion ^|ieci;ih>lv 20;, \\V-l M.i in I'linnc -151 LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. Walnut at Railroad St. Phone 578 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Scats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday \DULTS 45c — CHILDREN 15« Monday, July 7th lTa '= included) 7 • 110X SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH • BUCK LIPSCOMB and LEFTY PACER versus IRISH MAGEE and JACK MOODY ALSO 2 7-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Buck Lipscomb ] .Lefty Pacer vs. \ • v<. Irish Magee Jack Moody For Electric Work Call 2397 BOB'S Electric Shop • Farm Wiring • House Wiring • Motor Repairs • Appliance 'Installation 500 N. Fifth SI. Hlylbcville, Avk. Wrist, iiockct and fob watches arc restored to beauty and usefulness v.'illi our fitiu repair service. Tlic finest repla'comeiit piu'ts used, and reasonable prices charged fov clepen- ablc \\orkivm nsliip. You get the finished product when we promise it—^10 delays. 7 DAY SERVICE Pat O'Bryant JEWELER Main at Si^oml Phone 32GI Last Time Today 'Wanderer of the Wasteland" .Tatnrs Warren, Richard Martin Serial: "Losl City of (he Jungle" Also Sliorls Sat in-day iMidnite Show Slarls 10:45 p.m. "STEP BY STEP" Laurence Tiernc.v, Antic Jeffreys Also Shorts Snndar »nd Monday "HOLIDAY in MEXICO" (In Technicolor) Walter fids'con, Jose Ilurbi, Jane Povt'cll Paramount News and Shorts

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