The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 8, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 8, 1947
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V^y—"—iJlv -".-- <ARKJ COURIER tnews TUESDAY, JULY 8, W47 Prothromen Halt \ AdyanceofVols -'INIoogo Downs Rocks; ••an Oust Crackers; < f«h Defeat Barons By WHIIAM A. SHIRKS (D>lt*d Press Sporls WriUr) ATLANTA, Ga, iuly 8. (UP) — Big Gen Wade's enviable record of 11 straight pitching victories for the Nashtllle Vols was at an end today, •bruptly cut short by Memphis' veteran fljclmer Lindsay Deal last night The powerful D-al homered with a mate atxnrd in the 10th frame of the encounter after the Sulphur Dell fans Ind ncivously watched the.-Prothvomen pull into a 3-3 tie in the ninth inning. Knocking the props from under Wade's bid for his 13th triumph of theyear, Deals homer netted the Chicks a 5 to 3 win nnd caused the Vol6 : to fall" back n game in their drive to overtake third place Chattanooga m the Dixie standings. Dick Mauney started for the Chicks and gave the Vols a three- run-advantage before he ^'as pulled for. Homer Spi'agins in the eighth Fireballer Hal Toenes strengthened Chattanooga's • position by Ecatteriiig eight hits for a 7 to' 3 Lookout win over visiting Little Rock: Toencs had'only one weak moment — when rollicking Ken Sears, Pebble backstop, poled a homer in the sixth with one on. The 'Noogans came back in the seventh to sioic four tallies and knock Carl Lindquist, the losing twivlcr, fioni the'mound. . Fancy four-hit chucking by John Hall-gave the Mobile Bears a 5 to 1 win over the Atlanta Crackers in the Bayshgrc City. Hall notched his ninth win by hurling scoreless ball; until the final frame when Ernie Logan. Sally League home-run king from Charleston, glorified hi debut In Cracker uniform by slamming a four-master. Another Cracker' addition, pltchc Barney Cook, late of New Orleans didn't fare so well in making hi first appearance. Cook had to b relieved of his mouml duties in th eighth by Charley Mfstos and wa charged with the less, Kelvin Con ners homered in the fourth with one on for Mobile. Ne\v Orleans kept, pace with ths front-running' Hears by downing Birmingham 4 to 2 behind Walt Cress' seven-hitter. Jack Tcagan started fcr the Barons and was charged with the loss alter Gene Babbitt took over in the sixth inning, Tne Pelicans erred three times before,,thc home-town crow.1 at Pelican Park .while the Barons were faultless-afield. All series are resumed tonight. Baseball's Best Meeting Today In 14th Annual All-Star Classic King Size BY ED SAINSBURY ; (United Press Spofti Writer) CHICAGO, ' July 8. (UP)— Base- hall's galaxy of store went on parade today before an estimated 43 COS Midwest fans in the 14U-. renewal of the American-National League 'ill-Star classic In Ivy-covered Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. Ewell Blackwell, the Cincinnati without by tin, Reds' star pitcher who hurled a no-hit game last month against the IBislon Braves land followed It with 8-M3 Innings of no-hit base- bill against tiic Brooklyn Dodgers, was the starter for Manager Eddie Dver's National League nine. He faced onc of the big leagues top money pitchers, fpurgeon "Spud" Chfndled. a mainstay ot the New York Yankees pitching stnif for a decade. Chandler's team, even the inoundsincii boasted National's, sws favored to win Most odds-makers rated the American club -Jn odds-on favorite am the general price in ilif money marts was 2 to 3 on the American League squad. Neither ot the all star nines has worked out sinco the individual players arrived in Chloigo. Manager Joe Cronln of the Boston lied Sox who directs thc American -ague squad, met with his play- rs at the ball park flt 11:33 a.m. 3y<-r and his crew convened, too. t 11 •a.m. Probable Itfllcfs Listed Thc starling pitchers can work more than three innings, but Johnny Mlie, 'New York, lb —313 Enos Slaughter, St. Louis, If,-330 Frankie Oustine, Pittsburgh, 3b. 303 Marly Morion. St, Louis, ss.—.234. Emll Vcrban, phlMdclphla, 2b, 3011 Ewcll Blackwcll, Cincinnati, p.— Umplrcsi Jocko Conlan and William Hciillne, National 'League; James Boyer and Arthur Pnssarell:i, American League. 7948 All-Star Game Awarded To the Browns CHICAGO, July 8. (UP) — The 1048 all-star baseball gamp was awarded to the St. louis Browns to- ri nv but big league baseball officials took no other action on their , joint league meetings preceding the | 14th annual stellar game this afternoon. The American and National League bosses by-passed the hottest Issue brought before them — re-' cognition ofthB Pacific Coast League . as a third big time circuit. They Taylor Lanmore scales the ex- referred the question to the exec.,-] act weight °f this 46-pound LEAGUE W. L. Mobile ............... 5830 ew Orleans .......... 55 35 BASEBALL STANDINGS 'hattanooei •ashvllle Atlanta Birmingham Memphis Jttle Roclc *5 44 41 43 4245 43 47 33 50 32 55 .659 .611 .511 .4*8 .483 .47* .3*1 .364 NATIONAL LEAUCE W. L. Pet Brooklyn . .. Boston . New York .. St. Louis ... Chicago . . 2mcin/>ati . Philadelphia Pittsburgh . 42 31 40 31 38 30 37 35 36 36 37 38 30 44 28 43 .575 .563 .559 .514 .500 '.493 .405 .394 Moody, Magee Win Weekly Tag Match Jack Moody and Irish Magee, couple of slow motion grapplen; proved too tough [or meanles Lefty Pacer ana Buck Upscomb In las night's tag feature of the Amer lean Legion's weekly wrestling show as they slugged their viy througl two straight falls for victory. Moody and Magee, probably tw of the toughest bone twisters tha ever decorated the BIytheville arc na. threw science' overboard an idler! solely upon their piiglllstl ability In conquering the two Quest for Boxer to Meet Louis Complicated by Stockholm Bout AMEKICAN LEAGUE W. L> Pet. New York . Detroit . . Boston . Philadelphia Cleveland . Chicago . Washington 47 26 37 32 38 33 36 36 31 32 35 39 30 38 .644 631 '.535 ,5'H) .492 .413 .441 10 he rest of the initial lineui) must nlav at least that long. 'Favored s •relief men for <Blackwcll were Iirrv (The Cat) Brechecn, leader on the St. Louis Cards' pitching crew and Johnny Sain and Waren Spahn of Billy Southworth's Joston Braves. For the American Leaguers tlie probable .relief hurlcrs were Hal Ncwhouscr, the Detroit Tipcr Star, and voung Fmnk Shea, a New York Yankee rookie with a. stellar record on the mound. r rhevc was one cast of darkness over' today's contest. Likeable Ben Chapman. iiMimKor of the Philadelphia Phillies: his wife. Emll Verban -the (Phillies' starting second / bisnman for the National League, snd the veteran Lvmvood (Schoolboy) Rowc, making n comeback as a National 'Lciunie hurler nncl reserve on the all slur stnmd, were inniiiM slipl'tly ' in ft train wreck onlside the Grand dci>ot In Chicago. It was doubtful that Rowe. who live council headed by Commissioner Chandler, until the December meeting. The magnates also tabled the Cuban Winter League's request to allow major leaguers to play In off- season games and a Los Angeles proposal to play the all-star game In the Pacific Coast city. Meanwhile, George M. Trautman, president of the National Association of professional baseball Leagues, announced that 12 Cuban players ruled out of the game for grouper speared under' water by Bill Whitman off Miami Beach. The fisherman learned the technique of spear and goggle fishing from the Hawaiian*. St. Louis 25 « .368 Yesterday's Results SOUTHKRN LKAOUE Memphis 5, .Nashville 3. Chattanoogi 7, Little Rock 3. Mobile B, Atlanta .1. New Orleans 4. Birmingham 2. NATIONAL LEAGOK No games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGVC No games scheduled. ,__,___„ . . vil l.i ins. The first fall opened in lt.s usua fury with opaeer and Lipscomb lak Ing the offensive. The first cant gave the fans 30 minutes of exci ins free-for-all action with Refere Mike Meroncy emerging on tl short end of things. JuSt when things looked t blackest, for the two heroes, MOM slipped away from Lipscomb "!>" caught him In the deadly cr ho'd to eliminate him after minutes of effort. Magee and Pac br^th ex-boxers, displayed their pu ilistic skill with Magee outlast! the lefth-mder. The second stanza was almost a replica of thc first with all four ' of the grapplers decorating the] >efonding Chomp Advances in City jolf Tournament George Hubbard, Jr., the defend- ig champion of the Blylhevillc Country Club's membership tourna- nent, yesterday turned back l»y B. Eich 4 and 3 in the final first- oumi -match of this year's lourna- nent. Hubbard will meet Dill Godwin If. quarter-round match this week and Eich will meet Harvey Kldtl in i quarter-final championship lllgtil consolation match this week. The Hubbard-Eich match the only tourney match played yesterday. Quarter-final matches arc expected to get underway this aftcr- STOCKHCLM, July 8. (U?) — The peak of absurdity in the screwball quest lor a heavyweight challenger was reached today when Honest Olle Tandbcrg of Sweden — after scoring the most stunning heavyweight upset in 11 years — admitted apologetically, "1 didn't think I had beaten Joe liaksl." This confession may have been good for Olte's soul: but it seemed like the final boot in the breeches for prospects of a title fight with Joe Louis at New York on S-;pt. 19. Tamtberg's admission, when coupled with the controversy that flamed after ho had been awarded a 10-round decision last night over Baksi, America's lop contender, virtually eliminated both victo.- ,md vanquished. As n linal international .eltm;.- nalion, their bout before 30,000 funs at the Rasunda Soccer GroiiiuU Cubs Cut Catching Staff CHICAGO, July 8. (UP) — The New York Giants held a Chicago Cubs' waiver today on Thompson <Mickeyi Livingston, reducing the Cubs roster to 23 players. playing without permission in the i The waiver cut the .Chicago Cub's Cuban Winter League would be reinstated upon application to his office. He snid tho Cuban league was about to reach an agreement with ic association on future operations. He said the players would be reinstated If they applied before October 20. catching staff to two players. Bob Scheffing anrt Clyde McCullough. Today s Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night, games: t Memphis at Nashville. Atlanta at Mobile. Little Rock at Chattanooga. Birmingham at 'New Orleans. MAJOR LEAGUES American All-'Stars vs. Nationa All-Stars at Chicago (Wrigley Field). St. Louis Cards Plan Tryouts In Jonesboro Harrison Wickcl, manager ol the Caruthcrsvillc Pilots in 1937" during the days of the Northeast Arkansas I ui me icapi""* ..U...........B — r i UK, clays or the Northeast Arnansa-s (ring at, the same time for mosli,^ Q Lcagl|(! wlu , JC onc ot tnB of the 29 minutes that the: fa!- asslsting su|>ei . visol . s al thc st . Louis bstcd. Moody applied his favorite 1 c^. dtu "^ 1 s. U ,^ s( , bllU try _ out c!unp to hold, the Stranger Lewis headlock, five to Pacer to eliminate him minutes and Magee finally beat Linscomb into submission 15 minutes later. In the two one-fall preliminary New be hold at the American Legion Park in Jonesboro July 23-3'J, it was announced today. Now a scout for the Cardinal:; Wicklc will assist Fred Hawu, veteran scout, player and manager. VV. •matches. Pacer dcfeited Moody in suffered head, lea tint! The players concerned were Andres Flcltas, Antonio Castnnos, Ag- aplto Mayor, Salvador Hernanclc/., Chino Valdlvla, Mosciuilo Ordenana, Olivcrlo Ortiz, Antonio Rodriguez, A. Roche, Ramon Roger, Jorge Torres and Daniel Doy. Yols Acquire Pitcher ATLANTA, Ga.. July 8. (UP) —' John Thomas otwell, 22-year-old flyciister for the Piedmont Mills ! nine in the Textile League here, today signed a contract with the Nashville Vols. The righthanderi recruit will report to the Vols' Clarks- dalc. Miss., farm in the ,Cotton States League. injur-1 None of the players have played ies. would be able to play, but it I in the major leagues but the reln- Memp/iis Public Links Title Won by McKain MEMPHIS, Tcnn., July 8. (UP) — Shedric McKain today was Memphis 1 public links champion and one of eight qualifiers for the National Public Links Tournament at Minneapolis, Minn. Carl Spain, with a two under par 140 stroke totsl during the 36-ho!e round yesterday tied McKain but lost a playoff in one hole. He also was one of the eight golfers who qualified for the national tournament. Other qualifiers included Arthur Moore, City Champion, HI; H. p. ChJldress, state champion, HI; Gene Fraie, H3; Ray Gates, 144; Edison Cook, HG; and Joe B. Donaldson, 146. ' - seemed probable that sturdy young Vcibin. though badly sh?kcn in the crash, would insist on starting the contest, clmnmim suffered a spinal iniurv while Mrs. Chapman had several cracked ribs. Startinpr Lineups lineups for the contest except for the pitchers, were named by the fans in a national vole They were: AMERICAN 1.FAGUE: George Kcll. Detroit, 3b.—.329. /Buddy Lewis, Washington, rf— 272. Ted Williams, 13031011, If.—307. Joe Dimaggio, New 'York, cf.—339. Lou •Boiidreau, Cleveland, ss—350. Gnorge McQuinn, New York, Ib statement decisions mennt they could participate In any U. S. classification of baseball including the majors, or the AAA and AA circuits. Grant Finally Admits Tildcn One of the Best ATLANTA, Ga., July 8. (UP) — After two decades of big time ten- strategy. ', nis, Atlanta's Bryan (Bitsy) Grant today pinned the label of all-time great on Bill Tildcn. The 30-year-old mite, who "has played 'em all." declared that .Tilden was consistently the best. And then added: ~\ . •'-' "But a composite could have beaten Big-Bill. Say Fred - Perry for steacinlcss, Don Budge for forehand power. Frank Parker for backhand, Bob Falkenburg's overhead- gam?, Locke Leads Oliver In All-American Meet CHICAGO. July 8. (UP) —Bobby Locke, the South African Boiling star held a three-stroke lead over Ed (Porky) Oliver today In the final 18 holes of their play-off for he $7,000 first prize money in the All-American Golf Tourney. Locke' scored a 6B In the first round of the plny-off yesterday. Oliver posted a 71. i The Tourney offers a total of (35,000 to professional golfers. Tile winner of the play-off will get the 67,000 first prize. The loser will get the $3,333.50 second prize. ; Locke gained his three stroke advantage during the out-going nine of yesterday's play. He went out in a Iwo under par 34 while'oiiver chalk- Phillips Motormen To Meet toy Eich Nine on Diamond Play in the -B'.ytheville Y's City Softball Leaeue will enter its final month'tonight with two games scheduled to be played at W-Jl Park. In thc first contest Phillips Motor will meet Loy Eich at R o'clock and .Hays Store will play Charlie's Electric in the after-piece. This will be the final meeting of these teams in league play. Several of the league teams will play out-of-town foes this week] and several raincd-out league contests will be made up on nights when other league games are not scheduled to be played. The Sam Uohns Smokehouse nine aiid the Owens Druggists will journey to Pamgould tomorrow night 'for games. The Smokehouse sist Hawn. All boys 1C years of age and older are eligible to attend the three-day :amp provided that they arc out of high school. There will be regular drills in running, fielding, and hitting and pitchers will be given special attention. Each boy attending the camp will be required to furnish his O equipment if possible and pay his cspenses while at. the camp. All boys signed to contract will be refunded their expenscs- vas such a double-barreled hat it ruined plans of the Yolk 20th Century Club. Lew Durston, the 20th Century's visiting delegate, dismally explained that any Loiiis-Tmutberg project would have to await "Anisvl- ciin press reaction," although both. Tandberg ami Baksi had signed. contracts last week euarnntcsiii'j the winner a Louis fight. Burs'un, attempting to siilvnge something from the Rasunda debacle, then suggested that, Tanribcrg and Baks.1 meet in a return bout at New York's Madison Square garden. Tnndberg — tall, blond and "B — emarked, ''I am '"Ailling to fight jOUis or even Bruce Woodcock." This remark was n tip-off that tlic Dwedo would not try to lorci a L^ouis match; but instead woul'l relish a profitable scrap with Woodcock of England, whom Baksi knocked out in his last previous bout on April 15 ill London. VA Managers Meet LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. July 8.(UP) —The two-day meeting of the managers of three Veterans Adtnini.;- tra.tion sub-regional offices opens today in Little Rock. The main topic of discussion for thc group will be plans for service to veterans for tho new fisical year. southpaw Johnny DOCK'S service and: Wl'off a 37. Both Oliver and Locke Bobby Rlegs' passing shots and shot a two under par 34 on the last pine. witn Boys will play a return game .the. -Jllghfill Furniture team and the Druggists will play the strong Dr. Pepper squad Joe Gordon, Cleveland. 21).—.243. (Buddy Bosar, Philadelphia, c.— .559. Spud Chandler, New York, p— (9-4). NATIONAL LEAGUE: Harry Walker, Philadelphia, cf —.335. Dixie Walker. Brooklyn, rf.—.270 Walker Cooper, 'New York, c.— .316. Freezes, Stores 385 Pounds of Food THE AGE OF ACQUIREMENT---- BETTER CLEANING with the HUDSON FINISH MORE FUN In Your Vacation Travel WITH THIS COMPLETE PRE-VACATION RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. HomcmaVcra «ilh frccwrs not only enjoy » plentiful rcwrvc of delicious Ercsh food,Inil arc able lo serve many fruKs anil vcgctalilca ont of rcgular ec»- •on. An additional nilvanugc is that freezing conserves vilnimtis ami min* cral» important to the family health. Illustrated, with professional model, b Ike new International Harvester lln.Tibic.foot freezer now on display ' DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED 312 So. Second St. Phone 86 d Tune-up the engine for, top performance. D Lubricate the chassis. E] Inspect the transmission and diflcr en ticil lubricants. n Change motor oil; inspect oil filter. Q Test brakes — adjust if needed. Inspect windshield wipers, lights and steering. THE PRICE? Probably less than you expect to pay. Tuesday and Wednesday "THE GUILTY" •with Bonita Granvillc and Oon Castle News and Short Admission 15c and 35c In 8 Hours SERVICE THl PLACE TO STOP BEFORE YOU GO SHELTON MOTOR CO. 119 West Ash St. I'honc -138 New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT MatlDte Saturday & Bandar Box Opens Week Daya 7:W p.m. 1 P-m. C*nt. Sbowtnj Tuesday "TOO MANY WINNERS" A PKC Picture with Short Subjects Now In Stock: Mountain Breeze Slacks Coming fo the RITZ Wednesday and Thursday "LOVE LAUGHS AT ANDY HARDY" with Graiivillc, Mickey Kooncy Also Shorts (without pleats) Guli Stream Slacks \ (with pleats) HUDSON CLEANER CLOTHIER . .TAILOR 320 West Main St. Btyth«vi1U, Ark. 2612 "THE BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR!" — Hcdda Hopper Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:3Q p.i* . Samuel Goldwyn's 'The BEST Years of Our Lives' ilarring I Myrna Ley. Frednc March Dana Andrews-Teresa Wright Virginia Mayo Hoagy Carmichael D;,«<f«d b r William \Vylcr scr« mp i<, r b, Robert E.Shecwwd Thursday and Friday July 10 and 11 Admission !iOc iind S Tuesday PAL NITE "GENIUS at WORK" with \Vally Rrnwn, Alan Carney Serial and Shorts Wednesday and Thursday "THREE WISE FOOLS" with Margaret O'Brien. Lionel Barrymore and Lewis Stone News ami Shorts

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