The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 9, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 9, 1947
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BLTTHEYILLE (ABK.T COUBIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 1947 Bch Team DownsMotormen >NifMsRun 1st Inning - Good for Win and Tie League Leaders *A nme-run outbuilt m the fust intUng was moie Uir.n enough for the lay &oh s^flballers <o down tte Phillips Motoi men 11 to 1 in the first game of City Softball League play at Walker Park last Even though out-hit by trie Motormen 8 to 7, the Eichers scored , all but two of their first-inn Ins runs en rinHi^s* -missiles. After IH« '3ig /»•;*- fian c, however, uotl t«?ms ssttlcd down and played goo: bill for the remainder of the panic Jack Win*tic tossed for the Eicn crs and Kent the Motonnen's hit frett/ veil s~itteied •until th • ssvaiith canto when they tmnchcc three hits to produce four tallies Frflz West Jiomeicd far the Mo lornieh in the sixth'with the empt\ foi the same's only civcu! blow Njlcs Welch and Wende Eaton scared the mound duties fo the Motor-men. . The win tempDnrih Joe Cronin, Red Sox Manager, 9 ilots American Leaguers to 2-7 Victory in Ail-Star Game By Ell SAIN'SBUKY (United Press Sports Writer) CHICAGO, July 9. (UP)—Joe Cronln, the bulging manager of the Boston Red Sox, stood vindicated today. Cronln's pennant wlhnl-ig club lost tlie World Scries last year to Eddie Dyer and his St. Louis Cardinals nrrnd muttered nsldcs of "poor managing." Cut he redeemed Ills baseball reputation yesterday by dl- ing the American League to a 2 to 1 victory over Dyer and tlic \"alional league in the all slai- baseball game. The Americans won the game or. <-.--— ——•- — Bobby Docrr's smart base running and a pnir of successful pinch hlt- ,ers, but Cronln could clnlm credit :oo, for he. Inserted tlic pinch hi ( - tcrs, and lie stood by his guns In switching pitchers In midstream. The decision on pitchers came in the last half of the eighth with the | American League team ahead. Wai- j BASEBALL STANDINGS ter Mnsterson of Washington was on the mound for the Americans and there were two out and one man on base. Cronln sent In Joe Page of the Yankees to relieve ,the Senator star. The next man up, big Johnny Mize of (he Giants, already credited with a home run off Frank Advanced Hie Eichci Shcn. another Yankee hurler, stng- ,.,to a first p:acc tie I led lo right and Wilard Marshall, . . i _ , ..,1 „,< to third. SOUTHERN LEAGUE ' ' W. L, Mobile 58 31 New Oilcans 553] ChationooaA . <" 41 N'.vihville 24 « Pet .6'2 .CO I Hrr.-r'lnirliam Memphis . . I.itilc nock 41 47 •'< Q l 32 57 .494 .489 484 .303 .350 African Golfer : Wins Playoff in Ail-American CHICAGO, July ». (UP)—ao'oby IXJCke today had an extra. 17,030 and a fifth tournament golf championship to. take with him -when he returns to the South 'African veldt where he learned to swing a club. Locke won the Ail-American Golf Tournament yesterday by KnocklnK off Ed (Porky) Oliver, -A up, in the 36-hole play off resulting from their regular phy tie. Those six extra, 'limes lie h:id to swine his club cost Porky, exactly (3.6:653. He'collected, $3233.60 'or second place, * ' , Oliver and Locke each ticltcc off 275 strokes during the regulation 72-hole contest. During the first 18 holes of their play-oil. Locke took a three stroke lead. with the 3dl« Owens Druseists. Ion base, The re-Mmved Hays. Store nine Phil Musi went In lo run for Mine, i £' coasted lo a second victory of the- The crowd started griping about] 11 sepson as they walked over Char- Crontn. "Poor judgment," the us-i lie's Electric by a 15 to 4 count ( i c r tones- said. last nielli's nightcap. | But p nl , c was c( i un i to the lask I and Enos Slaughter, one ol Ihc same Cards which clubbed Cronin's crew inlo submission In the 1940 world series, wasn't. He grounded to Lou Boudrcau, Die Cleveland manager who played short for the Americans, and the home learn National Leaguers went scoreless in the eighth. [ Page came through for Cronln again in the ninlli, and he sent the Nationals back to their dug- i out and the clubhousp, losers a' g'nin for [he 10th time In'the 14 game's in which the two leagues have matched their best. NATIONAL IEAUCE W. L. Brooklyn 42 31 Boston « 31 New York 38 30 St. Louis 37 35 Chicago 36 30 Cincinnati 37 38 nia ... 30 W , . 28 43 Pet .575 .563 .550 .51 .500 .493 .405 .394 Atlanta, Using New Mound Ace, Blanks League Leading Bears ATLANTA, Oa., July 9. (UP) — Atlanta Manager Kiki Cuylcr today .was confident that In Forrest Thompson the -Crackers have a hurler who can be depended upon when the chips are down— against the best opposition in the South- em circuit. •Like last nigiit. The league-leading Mobile Bears had mercilessly overwhelmed Cracker pitching efforts and were leading In the current series in Mobile t,hree games to none. Cuyler nominated Thompson for the series finale and th veteran southpaw came through. Backed by solid Cr.ickor battin Thompson scattered nine hits for an II 'to 0 shutout and racked ui> his 13th win of the season. Hif teammates pounded on Paul Minner and Pireman 'Pershlng Mon- dorfl for 18 bingles and Minncr was charged with 'the loss. i The .Mobile loss was offset by a surprise Birmingham Baron explosion In the ninth inning of the Blrmingham-New Orleans fray in Too Late to Classify for jrl D'-'mlor went the route foi the visiting Prothromen, giving up 11 hits Including a homer by out-| fielder Red Durrctl in tlie fourth. Chattanooga barely nudged I*Ullc Rock in « series finale at Engel Stadium 0 to 8, as the Rocks rallied to score three times In the ninth and barely intend overcoming (he Lookouts. The ''Noojjins had scored six times in the fifth mid succumbed to a four-run rcub'e rally in the sixth. Ken Newlin started -for .UU\e 'Ro:k and was charged \vith Die Icsi a,lthounh Bill Evatis took over in the fifth. Atlanta mover, to New Orleans. Memphis to Chattanooga, Ut'.Ie Rock to 'Nashville and Birmlns- ham to Mobile for ssries opener'; tonight. Cioort uscU ijlcyclc. Phone 23ea. I.O-iA-12 Frnsh cutinlcu! pciichcs. Ice cold watermelons. Poultry. IJ-.tby Oilcks. i,cwl« Poultry. 419 East Mnlu 31^ Ph. 940_. Wanted To Buy ^t^ model AC combines. MiiKt be late iiio'lels niul priced rli;hl. Write I'.o. 1>OX 2BO. nlythcvlllc. E.ii'ly Mormons of Utah minted gold coins for their use during the California gold rush. 'Rivers of the United States carry approximately 800.C07.000 tons of earth intq the sea annually. for Kent Furnished apartment. Ailults- only. 103 W. Kcnureky, pltone Lec Wilson Manager Addresses Rotarians Help Wanted OSCEOLA, Ark., - July !).— Iluil- Wrclli m!ulnRcr O f 'be L-r Co . interests at Marie, told Osceola Independents To Play Lepanto Team OT.CEOL.V July 9. <UP)_st*ve the Crescent City which netted the „„.„„ ^. „ „ ... , _ Ralph's Osceola Indians will play Elagtown entry a 5 to 4 win. By tnc rjolaiy club here ycsu;rday of the Lepanto Independents at the losing the Jcliuins failed to twin t | lc c |, nn g cs u ln t have occurrc'l i:i Osceola High School field tonight en the le^uc-leaders and Mobile M is slssil , p j comity clui'lng llic past at :i o'clock, it was announced to- virtually cinched first place oy July 13. date for selecting of the 1947 nil-star host team. .Nashville gained revenge for bis Tart tlmo collectliw Jot). monthly ]u;'.wa'/lnc* accounts. Male c - female, J. J, I'.onhleu. 10'15 «tnrk Hldg. lAulsvllle. Ky. 713 «••"-' i Notice Watch for liij? Bint?t) Party Thursday, July 17, at Ki«n Hut. Sponsored by Ladies of Catholic Church. 9 ck 18 <lav. Tito Indian's ace, Lefty Alexander, former professional baseball U. C- Whittle, wlio tcok over trie hill assignment for the Grocers when brother Jask fled to the Eichers. limited the Electricians to four .safeties, two for extra bases. James Lone started on the mound for Charlie's but gave wav to Bill Hawkins in the first The Hi\s Grocers will meet the •at WaUer PaiK J. C.' Whittle will, hurl for tl-e. Grocers. . i In a p'cyious meeting last weeK, the Bakers whitewashed the Grocers 9 to 0 on llic Sikeslon cll'.i- mor.d The Eaksrs are_ rJtcd as one o£ the best sotlball teams in Sonlhea-t Missouri. ' : The Sam Johrs Smokehouse learn •will frr AMERICAN LEAGUE •W. L. New York ............ 47 20 Detroit .............. 37 32 Boston ............... 38 33 Plillnclclplilu ......... 3630 Cleveland ........... 31 32 Chicago ............. 3-> 39 Washington ......... 3038 St. Louis .............. 2543 Pet .U44 .533 .535 .510 .492 A-li .441 .358 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN IEAGUE Nashville 5. Memphis 2. Chatt'ancoRa 9, Utt-'.e Rock Atlanta It 1 , Mobile 0. Birmingham 5, New Orleans 4. hurler. will start on the tgainst the Independents, Manager Ralph stated, with either D. J. Baker or Melvin Wageoner. to inutile any necessary relief role. .Tomorrow night the Indians will play the strong Memphis Power and Likht team at Che high school field, he stated. The [Power Walter Simmons semi-pro league in Miemphis and is rated as one of Memphis' best. Paul Blapkwood ftart on the mound for .the Indians. R. The Nationals scored first when Miw. a veteran of the circuit, smashed n home run Into the sixth low of the right field bleachers In iDiirnci to ipnrauoulrt tonight the fourth. It was a sllrter pitch return Eime with the High- by Yankee Rookie Shea which lylizc fill Furniture Stoic team of that, clubbed out of the park, and it clti In a i re\ ions mec'.lnB several. wasn't enougli. Bgo at Walkev-Park, the].. The American Leaguers were still S-nokehouse to>^ drubbed bbed the Par- |n Hie game, b , Tiie Owens sixth that cr but it wasn't until the Drug-Dr Perper (iaii:c scheduled pinch hitter, aging Luke Appling, I'loiriRht In •FM'asou'-d.jtiiQ, 5 iiorUlop ol tin to ie played 1-as bzcn cancelled, it was announced today Little Leagues Honor Memory of Commissioner DURHAM, N C,, July 3. (UP) — The little leagvcs of baseball over f-.a continent sent messages of condoIcrLe today to the family of' Judge William G.. Bramham, the -orruvussionei who fough.t to. keep the miner leagues as clean from corruption as the majors. The dcep-\oiced 72-yenr-o'd first con missionei of the minors MAI OK LEAGUES American I/JAPUC All-Stars ?., National League All-Stan 1. Hi, lo years lie told of the cleaving of thousands of acres of limber land' in to the Kciscr vicinity and Ihechanjje undergone from one-crop ti'-^ricul- mouivl Den Wade's licai tbreakius loss rC'c^iS^W^InTJS turn, methods to U,e P res,n, cU- !K hit chucking of Pete Mallory^eisincaUon^^^^^ forncas' of IN BOTTLES AND AT FOUNTAINS S to come, Mr. Wren said the of mechanized farmimj was ipproaching. tiuests at the mceliiu! incUmc-J . n. Smith of I'lyLhoviHe. Hn>'| Wednesday and Thursday "THREE WISE FOOLS" with Margaret O'Rricn, Lionel Barrymore and l.fwis Stone News ami Shorts Hoiick of rhornton Luxora and lh'.' __ Crews of Crows Lateral. ^ .. Rev. I Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nijht games: Memphis at •ChjltanoQW. l/ttlc Rock fit Nnshvyic. lAtlanla «t New Orleans. Birmingham at Mobile. Net Ace Defends Title SFFWNG LAKE. N. J., July B (UP)—Top-seeded (Frankle Parke: ol Los Angelcs, : freslt from a sue i cessful defense of his national cla; court tennis title today was scheduled lo begin his bid. for his 10th Spring Lake invitational tournament championship. fourth seeded 'Ed Moylan ol San 'Francisco, who lost to Parker in the clay court - final, at Salt Lake City, also was slated to begin play, while other ranking players moved / into second round matches. Chicago White Sox. Luke bashed a single Into left, nnd went lo third when Ted Williams made his second hit, a single deep. to right on a lilt ant run play. 'Joe Dimagglo of the Yanks was next at the plate and, although he hit, into a double play, he sent Appling home with the NATIONAL LEAGUE No games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE No games scheduled. Pepsi-Cola Company, Long laland City, 'N. Y. Tranchined Bottler: Pepfi-Cola nottlinu Co. of Luxury-designed,en sy-ridingSup«rCoaclies, deeply cushioned reclining chairs. Go Greyhound for comfort and for low fares. aKTINAIIO.1 O«« Way taunt lr!p Memphis. Tmn S1.S5 $2.80 St. Louis. Mo. 4.35 7.8) Nashville, Tcnn 4.25 7.05 Jackson. Miss 5.40 9.75 Little Hock. Ark 3.85 6.95 GREYHOUND LINES 109 N. Fifth Phone 441, One inning later the bombshell came. Johnny Snln of Billy Southworth's Boston Braves was on the mound, nticl he put out George McQuinn of the Yanks. But Bobby died Doerr, another Boston player, was last weekend. Help Wanted Want Min to work in office.: Experience not necessary,: wonderful opportunity^to learn to''be bookkeeper. Good salary, permanent position. Call 861 or sec Tom A. Little, Sr.< Blyrhcville Motor Co. iesteidav at Watts Gcncial Hos- loo much. lie singled to left nnd Bital alter suffering a heart attack on Sain's next pitch stole second. v - - • ' Docrr left the pitcher alone then, for one pitch. On the next he took lengthy lend off second, danced and pranced, and watched poor John throw the ball wide inlo«c ter field. There was plenty of,>t lor him to romp to third, '.,.,. -.Stan JSpence went In to. hit to. Bhca • and vth'5 : .Senator outfielder smashed a single to light as Docrr came home with time to spare. For Cronin, It was astute managing; for Dyer and Itis National Leaguers It was tough hick. The game drew 41.123 paid customers, nearly 2.000 under expectations, nnd contributed $105,314.90 I to the players' pension fund. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 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