The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 11, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 11, 1947
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PAGE SIX fcjiba Softball Nine Tops Owens -"Victory by 14 to 6 " Margin Results in Tie for League Lead 'The' hard--hitting Saliba Wholesalers, paced by their murderous cenlerlipldcr, Cecil Gray, pounded out a 14 to 6 victory over the Owens Druggists at Wfilker Park last night to move themselves Inlo a first place, tie with Loy Eich and shoving the Druggists into third place in the league standings. The game developed into a free scoring affair'in the late Innings utter both teams had played almost perfect ball for the first half of .the. game. Owens drew first blood by pushing across one Inlly in the second inning but the Wholesalers bounced bnok in the fourth to take (lie lead with three-run rally. The going was easy from (here on. as the wholesalers scored almost at will for the remainder of .the contest. "Gray accounted' for four of the Wholesalers tallies with two consecutive triples In the third and fifth frames. The Wholesalers collected 10 blh- glcs off of Ted Fisher while llieir ace, Harvey Dorris. was giving up but six safeties. Bill DcLong paccrt the Druggists at the plate with two scratch singles in four trips. Play lixtra Inning til last night's first game, the Ark-Mo KJlownUcrs came close to BLYTHEJVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1947 Winner Take All Robert Glcnan, nine, left, sits and ponders why he was fjlad to see Pennsylvania's bass season open iis he (>ets nary n muhlc in :i "lully- town stream. Bui his buddy, James B:nnhail, c-cnler and riijlit. has good luck riyht from the start, and proudly holds his catch before -puttin;; the bass on the fire. Changed Pitching Technique Wins Cheers for Cleveland Star NEW YORK, .Inly 11. (UP) —Don Black, who quit pitching fast high- repeating their role of giant killers balls in taverns and started pilch- as they forced the Sam Johns j ng 1(nv f as t balls on Ihe diamond Smokehouse nine to go an extra inning before obtaining an 8 lo 7 victory. An eighth - inning error by right fielder Howard Besharse presented the Smokehouse Boys with Ibcir sixth win-of the season that moved them into undisputed second place. L.-.W.Titzhugh started on the hill for the Smokehouse nine but his •wiidness ushered him to the beiv;h in the fourth Inning. Harold Ward was the loast of Cleveland funs today — a pretty good accomplishment considering he has to make his living in the same town Bobby Feller. Black, a prourt member of Alcoholics Anonymous, pilchcd Ihc first twilight game no-iiilter in major league history last night when defeated the Philadelphia Athletics, 3 lo 0 for the second no-hit relieved him and received credit for the victory. .Stewart Gurlcy hurled for the Kilownttcrs. •The Johns nine took an early lead by scoring four runs In the first frame, but Fitzhugh's wildncss gave the Kilowatters five runs in the fourth. The Smokehouse Bov" bounced back In their half of the fourth and went ahead by a one run markih but the Kilowatters added two more in the fifth. Gurley held the Smokehouse Boys scoreless for the next two frames, but allowed the tying run to score in the last half-of the seventh to send the game into an extra inning. ' The Kilowatters were retired with case in their half of the eighth and for awhile it looked ns if the game might go on all night. But in the last of the eighth, 'Ourlcy's wildncss got him in trouble as two walks and an infield error loaded , the , bases. Llnyd Koontz, John's cil "' catcher, hit a blooper fly lo right field that got skidded off tbe edge of Besharsc's glove to allow the winnirig run to score. J. P: Garrotl, secretary of the league, announced today that the Hays Store team had tiled an nfficia! protest on the game llaycda against the Sam Johns game in the majors this season. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LE,\GUE W. fj. Pet Mobile : . 58 33 Ml His job gave. Ohio u monopoly on the no-! department thi. season between Black, and Black well. Bxell Blackwcll of Cinclnnnt Niched the only other no-hitter 01 June 18 against the Boston Braves nine July 3, frail which the .Smokehouse Boys Miicrccd victorious after nine innings of iilny. The Hays nine claims tlul Uic uver-lhrow al first base b_v n'.l- .<licr J- 11. Williams that allowed the wlmilnp rim to score, went inlo foul territory and Hull Hie run sliould have stopped on Ihiril tasc. A protest c»"i"iiltce is being formed to hour the (rricvcncc. lie said. Two make-up games will be played tonight the Sam .lohns meeting Charlie's Electric in the first grunc at 8 o'clock, and Phillips Motor playing Ark-Mo Hower in the nisht- Saliba Loy Eich Sam Johns ... Owens Drug . Charlie's Elcc. Hnys Store ... Ark-Mo Power Phillips Motor The Stamlincs W 7 .... 7 ... G Ptt. .178 .7711 .750 .700 .•HI .222 .222 .222 Not only did Black turn in the irsL twilight no-hitter in major > history, but lie pitched be- ore the biggest nmjiir league rowds — 41.871 — ever lo see a no- lil fjaine. _ And lii'~"had to drag himself off Baseball's scrap hoap to [lo it Discarded in 1910 by the Athletics, the sanie club he beat with such niag- niiicenee last night, because he v:as by his own admission a victim of drink, he couldn't hold a job with Cleveland and war, seut.'lo Milwaukee. Given "one last chance" by Owner Bill Vccck. Bhick straightened out. joined up with A. A. and has been one of the team's pitching mainstays nil this season. Last night's victory was his seventh and his second shutout, putting him second only to the fireat Feller on the Cleveland staff. Feller, who had pitched the lust American League no-hitter against the Yankees April 30. 1916. enme throuiih with « brllliimt, 2 to 1 stx-hitlci lo win tho nightcap, sLrikiui; out eight batters for his IHh triumph. Black struck out five Umt waTtd six. The Yankees also got a touch of superb pitching from nil-star name hero Joe Page, -;\ho not only struck out three butters in three innM^s mil lilt a ninth innlni; homer for the deciding run In a 4 lo 3 victory at St. Louis. Page relieved Spud Chandler ill tlie seventh to get credit for his seventh victory. The victory put lliem 8'.i games ahead in the American League. Tlie Tigers and Red Sox, balt!- li>K for second place, foughl to 2-all game called by darkness at Detroit. Dave Ferris of Boston had iv j little the better ol U over Hal New- | liouser. Eddie Mayo drove in both | Detroit runs. Top-flight, pitching gave the Sen itors 4 to 0 and 7 to ?. victories ivcr the While Sox at Chicago In i revenge double header In which hey got even for losing 10 out of .1 previous starts against the Willie Sox this season. Early Wynn, though .ouched for 10 hits, won Ihe opener while Rae Scarborough was thx? victor in tbe second can.c. He Iso yielded 10 safe blows. Ralph Branca won two games to bring ^iis tolal for the season -to 14, as Ihc Dodgers drubbed tlu Cubs. 5 to 3 and 4 to 3, at Brooklyn. Branca pitched the first, name and escaped with only one bad inning, the sixth when Chicago so 1 , all of its runs. Jackie Robinson hit a two-run homer for the Dnrisers in the first ficitrie and Carl Fiirillo hit one good tor llirce runs in the recond. The Cardinals closed in on the third place Giants, drubbing them 11 to 4. at New York as CScorse Munger scored his eighth victory and his seventh in a row. Stan Musial nit a homer and two timely doubles to lead a In-hit onslaught Bobby Thomson lilt a New Yort homer. Tlie second place Braves dividc( at Bnslon. winning the opener fron the HPds fi to 4 ns Tommy Holmes t.vo homers twice brought then from behind and Mike McCormick two-run double in the eighth si •Mew Orleaii'i Nashville Birmingham Ati'mta . .. Memphis . .. Litllc Rock 57 44 47 W 43 . 35 . 32 .50) .4!).i .473 .407 .352 Tigers to Meet Lookouts on Diamond Sunday Faltering Bears In Tough Spot Pelicans Fighting Hard to Become Host For All-Star Game ATLANTA. Ga., July 11. (U.P.) --'I he 'New Orleans py Scans chorused "one for the money, two for the show" today , and nuido ready, with three days still to go. to .squeeze Mobile from ',h? Southern Association lead :md become all- slar hosts on July 23. For several days, the wise boy. have been calling U)e Pel onrush just a. "scare" but last nigh', the Biiyou Bombers showed llicy meant business fcy coming frcm beSiind with a five-run barrage In the ninth to ease by Atlanta, 0 to 5, In their own bill.vard. With the 10 to 2 drubbing which Jiirmingham dealt the Dear.? ill Mobile it left the' Pelicans two .ames out of first place. The outfit that tops the standings on .Sunday gets, to throw the nil-star party. Pel Manager Find Walters had a big hand in last night's win. Ha slimmicd a nin'.h-iiming ho:ivr with two aboard tn r.ive the Cracker righthander Shelby Kinney, who spun briefly in the ninth, a discouraging' loss. • i Curve-bailor Roy Doles bore the biggest Mobile heartaches. The BarfefFoc- Horse Show Date Changed by Club In Paraqould PAHAOGULQ. Ark., July U. — Dales for the Kiwanis O'ub's seventh annuil horse show for the benefit of underprivileged children lo be held al Harmon Playfield Jierc, have been changed from July' 24-2'i to July 28-20, II Wits announced today. Changing of the dales for i,he fhov: was necessary so IMil tho Paragould event would not conflict with licvse shows to l>c held In Mississippi and Tennessee, the report staled. A totrii ol 51.130 i:i cash in addition to trcpliies and ribbons \vill be awarded to winners in the horse show, it was announced. This sum is the largest ever offered by the 'Paragould show. Some archeclogists contend that the Sahara desert once was a populous country. lllythcville's two entiles i Mississippi County Amateur ball League, the lilythevilie and tile Blyliicvillc lioute i the Base- Timers Two Karons shelled for all their AMERICAN New York Detroit B:>ston Cleveland . .. hkladi'lphia . Chicago 35 Washington 32 St. Louis '. 25 20 LEAGUE W. 48 '.17 :sa 33 33 32 33 JB NATIONAL LEAUCIf • Boston New Ycrk St. ionis Cincinnati . .. Chicago Philadelphia . Pittsburgh . . . .. 41 . .. 41 ...38 ...38 ...38 ...36 ...32 ...28 I Lookouts, V.-111 conic to blows for I llicir last time this season Sitnday p . | afternoon on the vValker Park dia- 'f>31i! The game win probably turn into .555 a pitchers duel between A. W. '.SOS "Fritz" West of the Lookouts and ^48<i Frank Ellis of the Tigers. The .461 Lookouts defeated Ihe Tigers 2 to 1 .457. in 10 innings in the two learns pi'c- .352 vious meeting May 11. I Other league Barnes scheduled to (be plnyccl Sunday are Huffman P.'.t.'at Little River; Manila at tootcr; .S37 Number Nine at Varbro and Lutes .3C2 al Armorel. 15 .521 I .r2l Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville D. J-iUMc Rock 3. New Orleans 6. 'Atlanta 5. Birminsham 10. Mobile 2. Memphis G, Ch'itlanooga 4. AMERICAN LEAOTJ* Cleveland 3-2. Philadelphia 0-1 Boston 2. Detroit 2 (calcd end of cigii-. darkness). Washington 4-7, Chicago 0-2. New York 4, St. Louis 3. Explains 'Call Shot' \ Homer in 1932 Scries HGUSTOV. Tex.. Jury !!.__ <UP Bnln 'Rulh offered his r,wn rtlaratioii lorfiy of his "call shot hriner in the 1032 'World Seric L NATIONAL I.EAGUK Philadelphia 7-2. Pittsburgh Boston G-l. Cincinnati 4-2. Brooklyn 5-4. Chicago 3-3 < oiut panic. 10 innings). St. Louis 11. .New York 4. Mnilha EnUcr, 17-ycar-okl miss .o[ JjnGrnnnr 1 , HI., competes in midwest's more nn- liorUint women's iiolf tourna- • , inenls in burc feet. tallies before the ninth—one home run with uoiii: on by Z Eaton In the sc&ni.l to match .seventh-inning four-master by Be.ii' Catcher Cliff Dapper. Memphis, like New .Orleans, played it uphill at Chattanooga, rushing across two runs in ihc tenth to break a 4-all deadlo and whip reliefer Mex Zukowski Dick Mauney gave the Lookouts i 1 hits while the Chicks were set-' only nine, but he scattered hem well Righthander Bob Rush save •xway 11 bingles to Little Roc-k, but the hapless Pebs could use hem for only three runs, hardly enough to overcome Hie 9-lo-[i nargin by which Nashville finally won at home. George liy.iiu helped with a round-tripper for the Vols with the sacks empty. All scries are resumed tonight. Falkcnburg and Parker In Net Quarter-Finals SFR1NG LAKE, N. J. •''f'y U (UP)—Big 'Bob ipalkcnbui'R of [!•>'. lywr.od. Cal.. und top-seeded Frank p.iikcr ol liis Angeles faced cash other today in the feature quarter-finals watch in the men's sin-i •-rlcs a!, the Spring Like invitational, tennis lonri-.'-ment. I •In another qinrtcr-finals match, fourth-seeded Ed Moylan of Sail Francisco faced Frank Guernsey of Orlando Fl.i. The winners of ihe Fri'kenburg-Parkei 1 ;ind Moyian- Ousrnscy .malshcs will meet in the -fin^ls tomorrow. Thn other semi-final finds Billy Talicrt of Wi'minr'.on. Dsl.. m'-ctJn; recoml- .sneiled Mulloy of Miami, Fla. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Time Todar ["THE BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR!" — Htdda Hopper Arkansas Boxer Seeks Bout with Bob Sikes 2-1 . Today's Games SOUTHERN HAGUE •Memphis at Chattanooga. .Atlanta at New Orleans. Birininfthum at Mobile. I,ittlc Rock at Nashville. AMEniCAN LEAGUE Boston 'il 'Detroit (21. Philadelphia at Cleveland. New York at St. Louis, twilight. Washington at Chicago, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis :.t Ne\v York (2). Chicago at Brooklyn, night. Cincinnati at Boston, night. Pillsburgh Mt Philadelphia, night: when be r.oinlcci dramatically tl-s rcnterficld stands al Chicago 'riflcy Field—he just "was mad. Appearing here in connect ion with |Oscar tho American L?gion Junior Base- sike* bill program. Rulh, the aV-time l-r.,,--. n in kiiiK of .the New York Yankees, refuted critics who have denied lhal he actually nointcd out the sl-nnds where he hit the next pitch for a home run. "I wn.s mad." said tile hnskv- rvircd Babr. "Evnrvcnc was riding ile. so I just i-airi I'd knock the next one out there—ind did. I just, had luck, and the Lord was with ire. "I wiFh r BOM Id. do it all ove again." he sighed. LITTLE ROCK. ARK.. July 11. (U.P.I—Rago" Kinney, clarksville. Ark., heavyweight, today is look- inp forward lo a summer-bout with Boh Sikes following Iiis ten- round decision ever . Memphis" Buchanan here last night, at present Molds the inylhi- cal Southern heavyweight crown. Kiiiney, weighing in at 18-1 to 01 for his powerful opponent,, imply outpunched Buchanan to land him his first, setback of his inc-year pro career. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVKRT Nir.HT Matinee Sutorday & Snndaj Boi Open.' Week my" 7:OO p.m si-Sun. I P-n>. Cont. Bhowln up the vlcf'ory. Evtrclt Lively's three-hit pitching and Bnbc Young's wo-run homer gave them Ihc power it look to shade Boston. 2 to 1, in the nighl game. Tho Phils got. good pilching lo defeat the I'irales, 7 to 2 and 2 to 1. at Philadelphia- Emil < Dutch i Leonard coasted to his ninth victory, a four-hitter, in the opener, alter the Phils made six runs in the fourth. Homers by Johnny Wyros- tck and Andy scininlck gave Tommy Hughes the margin lie needed lo defeat Kirbv Hishc in a duel in the second Game in which he yielded five nils and cave , up six. Wally Westlake hit a first i game Pittsburgh homer. Lcnczyk, Spork Finalists In Women's Golf Meet COLUMBUS, O.. .Tulv 11. <UT>> — The linal round of the Wrvnen'r IntCTcoVcyiMe Golf Tournamcn i today biour.lit totroi.'M'r Grare l.eil- rzvk of Arnold College, Hartford Jinn.. on,i Shirley iSpork of Mich (! n Slate Normal. • Miss Lcnczyk. the slender las "rom Ncwinpton, ccnn.. who recent y won Pie T;iti> O'Shanter Opni was a slight favorite lo '-:ain the title. She readied the final round bv defeating Rc-^ann .Shafer of Tcfcdo, O . •!. and 3. going four up in the lint nir.c uml coaslhig home. M i= s Spork won Her semi-final mat.-h fur Carol Clark of Miami. O.. University. 2 lircko a tie bv mil holes," Three Tourney Matches Played in Third Flight Three more iBlythevillc golfer: advanced ito the semi-finals of fhc B'ythcvillc Country Club's C Golf Cliampionship Tournainciit yesterday by winning their qinr- ler-fiiial matches. •AU fthree of the matches pla yesterday were third flighl nmlches The results were, Rou:;e Harp etc featc<I Jean Montandan <i antl 5 Erwin Jones ciefoiYed James C Davis 4 and 3:, and' TJob Grave; defeated Bnb Porter. 5 nncl 4. Quarter-final play will end Snn day. Mel Queen Sold to Pirates Friday ' 'DR1FTIN' RIVER' a rite I'icturc wilh Edilic I>can Hclcctcll yhnrls . Samuel Goldwyn's The BEST Years • of Our Lives' Ilorrina Myrtia Loy. Fredric March I Dana Andrews . Teresa Wright Virginia Mayo Hoagy Carmichael >,d b, William Wyler ,,(,,RobertE.Sherwood . IXO Rorfio Htlvnt News and Shurt Admission 50c and 51.20 Saturday BORDER FEUD" with Al (Fuw.y) St. .lilhn il -Hhin-t Hulljccls Satuidiiy Owl Slum' "GORILLA MAN" Saturday "UTAH KID" with Knl> Slrelc and Hnot Gibson Cartoon and Chapter 7 "Manhunt of Mystery Island" Saturday Owl Show "Queen of the Yukon" ST. LOUIS, July 11. (UP1- M Queen. S9-\car-o!d right-hands pitcher, went from the New Yankees to the Pittsburgh today for ,?n undisclosed amount of cash, believed to be more Ihe S10.C03 waiver price. Qlb-:cn. « six-foot ISB-pnu;i<iei and I. when she I appeared in five ?am takius the 16th 1 for the Yankees, and nr won. 'OH. MARTY-DOfSK ' r TH'M<30N \-OOK y : gjmMi^J*.^?^MM®®MM^fi«ayre. ff JBKyifBffiBi3iPi^ TZI DIP Von MMOW THAT — MOTOR CO. ivllli Chas. Bickford antl Irene ICich Musical Short Sunday »nd Wondaj Tuesday Sunday "Alexander's Ragtime Band" "SONG OF THE SOUTH" Four Roses Frozen Open at 7:00 p.m.; StarU 7:30 p.n* Plymouth 217 .SECOND STREET FOUR ROSES k ...•••••• •«•-—•—-——— ! Sec it Saturday ; Morriing ! Starting • 8:00 a.m. You've seen it advertised in national i (.lie freshness of four perfect roses crisply exhibited in a 350 Ib. cake of solid ire! It serves to remind one of the coolness—tlie downright enjoyment of better than ever l-'OL'K UOSHS! i Guess The Melting i Time! RUSSELL MARR'S LIQUOR STORE 109 South Second St. Phone 807 Friday and Saturday 'Bad Men of the Border' Kirby Granl, Fuzzy Knight Serial and Short Saturday Midnilc Show Starts al 10:15 p.'"'SO DARK THE NIGHT" with Stcvan Ocray, Michclinc Chcricl Also SHorIs Sunday and Monday "GALLANT BESS" (The Imrsc wilh the human mind) with Marshall Thompson, George Tobias, Clem Bcvans • News and Shorts

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