The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 14, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 14, 1947
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FAOI FOOT BLTfTHEVILLE <ARK.)' COURIER •.MONDAY, JULY 14, 1917 Cotton Pickers Win Over Zebras Pine Bluff Legion Juniors Defeated 8-3 in Game Here __ Behind the throe-hit pitching of Wg Kenny MerrJtt. the Blytheville ' Cotton Pickers coasted to nn easy 8 to 3 win over the Tine Bluff Ze« bras at the Air Base diamond yesterday afternoon. Merritt got In trouble In the first Inning when the first two men he faced singled nnd then he balked to allow the Zebras to score their first vim. He then retired the next three batters and held the Zebras hitlcss until the sevent ninlng when ; a single, a balk and nn outfield error accounted for three more tallies. Besides turning In a three-hitter. Merritt paced the Cotton Pickers at " the plate with n triple and a,double in three attempts. BUI Long. Pickers', out fielder, homered in the third frame with one man aboard Jpel Luckey startcd'oh the mound ,01 the Zebras but'was relieved by Tony Butcalis in the fifth Inning p.rter the.Pickers had touched him for seven tallies on seven hits Holmes, Long and' Childrcss, accounted for the three Zebras hits. The Pickers will leave for Jonesboro Thursday morning to enter the district tournament to:be held there. Coach Joe Whitley stated that the Pickers first opponent- in tourney play has not been announced. Winner of the district championship will participate in the slate tournament to be held in Little Jiock In August. Babe Ruth Gets Texas Hat Mobile to Be Host wAII-StarGame Bears Suffer Two Losses While Pels Continue to Climb Arriving in Dallas for a torn of I.M Hibo Ruth Lets i tjplcul Icxn welcome from Mayor Jimmy Temple of Dallas iis lie tries on n Tex.! ID-gallon hut. At led is Mrs. liuth who received flowers. (NBA Tele photo.) Tough Work Semi-Finals Get Under Way In Country Club Golf Tourney ATLANTA, Ga., July H. (UP) — loblle will play host for the Sotilh- •n Association all-star till July 23. ut the Bruins looked Anything ke loop flag winners today after owing twice to Atlanta while se- ond-place New Orleans 'Chopped own Birmingham In both ends of twin bill. ' . • ' ' I/eaguc rules provide that the first ilace nine after games of July 13 akes on the all-stars, and Mobile .oday held a thin hixlf-gnme advantage over the Pelicans. The Bears used four twirlcrs In absorbing a crushing 15 to 10 first- lame loss at Atlanta, as Ernie Logan, making his debut In Cracker spangles at home, smacked two over the rlghtfield wall. Shotgun Shubn. and Cal Abrams homered for the losers. Lou Bush, mopping up for Welch Paired With Freeman For Tag Battle More than 800 pounds O j muscle and bone will decorate the wrestling ring at the American Legion Arena tonight when Joe Welch and Ace Freeman square off -with Bill Canny and Buck Llpsoornb In thl<s week's tag match feature! All four of the grapplers ofi tonight's program are senior heavies that, have had quite a bit of experience In the wrestling business. Welch and Freeman arc a couple of old timers here and, will have the greater part, of the .public favoritism. Welch, a younger member o Ihe famous "Wrestling Welchs' ivlll tip the scales at slightly above the 210 pound mark. His partner Ace Freeman, a Sy rlan that made this circuit for mans years awhile buck, will be makln his first appearance here In" nearly two years. He Is an ex-boxer and is noted for his bull-like temper. He wcig!is around 220 pounds. Canny, wrestledom's pretty boy. like Welch and Freeman needs no Indians to Enter Tournament for Semi-Pro Teams OSCEOLA, July 14. — Manager Steve Ralph, or the Osceola In- lians announced today that he had entered the Indians in the State Semi-Pro Baseball Tournament lo be Vield la Fort Smith July 22-29. Twenty-six teams from all sec- ions" of the state fcaV-2 ruready announced entry In the Tournament with two more expected to crowd one of tlie, bigges". fields to com- rx'te fori the stal'J Jiamplonsl and the right to rejvr-f.'.iit Arkansas In the national to';niamen;. Tourney play will be sins!e eliminations until the ' semi-Una rounds, then It will be two out o three. Pairings for tourney play w:l be announced later, he said Manila Nine Win •rom Missco Leag Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: Khsbville at Memphis. Mobile at 'Atlanta. Chattanooga, at Little Rock. New Orleans af'Birminghum. Semi-nnal play In the Blylhcvillo Country Club's mcmbcrsliip lourna- mcnt will begin today with the completion of the quarter-linn! rounds, with the exception of one match, yesterday. Prank Whilwurth and Roland Bishop, lust year's runner-up, will play their championship flight quarter-final match early this, week for the right, to meet Jam'os Guard i" the semt-nnals. The match, which was supposed to have been com- jieted yesterday, was postponed by igrccment of both players. Results of yesterday's tourney matches arc ns follows: Championship flight — James Guard defeated Bill Pollard. 4 & 3. First flight—Dr. J. E. Uensley defeated Clifford Councillc 2 and 1; and C. M. Buck defeated Vcriion Thomusson '1 and 3. Second flight—Hugh Wlillsitl defeated U. S. Branson 5 and 3: nml J M. Williams dcfcntcil Liuwooc Lewis. C and 4;,J. A. Leech detcntci Russell Phillips 1 and (J; nnd K. B Gee Sr. defeated Wallace Hoke 4 and 2. Third flight—Fnrrls McCnlla woi over Loy A. Eich 5 and 3. First flight consolation—Rudy Vrsku won over Mac Williams Jr. by default. Second flight consolation—A. H. Taylor won over A. R. Wclenkamp by default; and G. G. Huhbard Sr. defeated Bill Byrcl C and 5. Pairings for semi-final .play, arc as follows: "championship flight—Dr. John Callahan vs. George Hubbnrd Jr- nnd James Guard will play the winner of Hie WUitworth-Blshop quarter-final match. First night—Hob Klrshner vs. E. B. dec Jr.: and Dr. J. E. Beasley vs. C. M. Buck. Second flight—Hugh Whltsltt vs. Mac Williams Sr.: and J. A. Leech vs. K. B. Gee Sr. Third flight—Rouse Harp vs. Erwin Jones; nnd Bob Graves vs. Farris McC/nlln. Third flight consolation—Frank \VI\BIICV Sr. vs. Dnrrell Crane; and Harry Whilts vs. A. H. Wallace. Consolation matches in the championship, first and second . High have not been completed and pair ings will be announced later. Atlanta starlor FoiTCst Thompson.. introduction In Blytheville. "Hand- was credited with the win alter | some willlc" as he had rather he working three rimless frames. i known as, will weigh in around the 220 mark. Canny is known and respected as a very lough opixm- n t. Buck Lipscomb. the fiery fellow, mill like an army mule, made his nilinl appearance here three weeks Lgo ami has appeared on Meroney's :ard every week since. He keeps ils jaws wagging constantly In de- iancc of the ring official He lips Ttie Crax jumped off to the lead in the nightcap as Babe Ellis connected for two roundtrlppers and Chuck Alcno poled a 385-foot clout. to left. Paul Miiincr, ace Mobile IXH-L-iider, took the blame for the 7 to C defeat with Shelby 'Kinney going the route for the victors, Walt Smola coasted to on 'easy 10 to 4 triumph at Birmingham as his Pel teammates cuffed n trio of Baron hurlers for )8 binglcs. In the seven-Inning nightcap young Jim Atkins set the home forces down wilh n single blow as New Orleans racked up. a 2 to 0 contest. Al (Broadway) Flair accounted for one of the tallies with a four -bagger. Crafty hurling in the pinches by righthander Ed Wetland enabled Memphis to edge Pete Mallory and ashville 4 to 2 in the opener at ulphur Dell, but the Vols bound- 1 back in the afterpiece for :i i! 2 conquest. Bob Carpenter, for- ner big league curvcballer, held the Chicks to four safeties in gaining ic split (or Nashville. Chattanooga could do no betlci ban break even at Little Rock ii notlier Sunday doubleheader, will he Pebbles copping the first 7 to it was I h'cl Oliver finds \vmning n major golf tournament hard i work. Forky iVipcs his face I following inlernalional play- olT with Bobby Locke in Ail- American Open at Chicago's Tarn O'Shanter. The Wilmington fat man was disqualified after tying- for the National Open at Cleveland Canterbury in 1940, lost to Ben Hogan in the PGA Championship final at Portland; Ore., Go!{_Clur> 1 Jast August..- CarutheisviHe Coach to Assist With Grid Clinic •CAHUTHERSV1LLE, Mo., July 14—Emil (Dutch) Bnepple, ccnch of the Caruthei-svillo. high school, will', be one of the Instructors at the soconcl annual football clinic lo be helcl at Arkansas SUUe, Jones- Ijoro, August 7-9. inclusive, announced here yesterday. Cchch Bocpple will appear the first day's program and will ,„„_..._,.„, discuss "The Single Wing Back Unn.lament Offense." The clinic is principilly for lugli school conches hut hii-.h school senior cAiss students have been invited to attend il Ihey desire. Coach Boepplc st-.itcd that some of )iis pliyer.s would pvotably lend. on Wins Net Tournament .he Tolcdoes near 217. Tonight's match will give Bly- .heville wrestling fans a large va- •iely of styles, for each of the four jrapplers have their own respective rules by which they think the match should be governed. In the two one-fall preliminary matches Canny will meet Freeman and Lipscomb will tangle with Welch. NATIONAL LEAGUE qhlcago at 'Boston. Pittsburgh at 'New 'York. Oincinrjili ill •BrooKyn. night. St. Louis at Philadelphia, nig AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia, at Detroit,. Washington at 'St. .Louis. New York at Chicago, night. Boston at Cleveland, night. The Manila Cardinals turned the roverblal dope bucket upside down estcrday afternoon as they out- astcd Ihe league-leading Cooler, ,fo., nine 13 to 12 In a Ip-lnnlng lugfest played on the Manila dlti- loml. The win moved the Cardinals nto a tic for second place In the Mississippi county Amateur L«eague landings. The contest turned into a track nect In Hie early innings as the lai'dinals marked up six tallies in the first Inning. But the Mlssourl- ins bounced back, and two innings ater the score was knotted. After the lead had changed hands several times, the Missourians succeeded in tying the score in the ninth frame and sent the gamf Into an extra inning. Darrell Sanders, who relieved starter Lefl.y Silas Rcclnmn, for the Cardinals, retired the Cooler batsmen in order in their half of the 10th, and Ilis teamates pushed across Ihe winning tally on an error, a sacrafice hit and a single, noc Barger went the route for the visitors. While Manila was drubbing Cooler, the Blythevllle Roule .Two Lookouts moved into a first place tie wilh Hie Missonrians by defeating Mead's Blytheville Tigers 1 to r>, on the Air Base diamond. A. W. "Fritz" Wesl outlasted Frank Ellis on the mound to ham: up his eighth victory of the season The loss by Ihe Tigers ' lowered hem landing In othiT erdoy Lii\ o 5 on the >ro advancei feattng Numl Lee V with two-lilts were rapping 11 bingles In U victory. Disgruntled Spar In Peru fire Grar, LIMA, Peru. July H\ Lima sports fans may lac~i.iteri pire baiting finesse of "ipws Brooklyn Uleacherltes but f »n one could accuse them of J& le close decision go imchallenfe"* An Infuriated crowd of s£9 w tliusiasts chased the referee**the National Stadium yesterdlj, set fire to the stands after the. o cial refused to count a siwctac goal scored by the losing unlvei team. Police and firemen cleared rioters and brought the grandstan'p fires under control while the offij clals ended the game four minute early, leaving the municipal lean with a 5 to 3 victory. tl«i;i The diamond gets its name frot\ the Greek name ".Adamtis," whld> means unconquerable. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN UEAGUE W. Mobile New Orleans Niishville Chattanooga Birmingham Atlanlll. Memphis Hhough outhii, A five-nm outburst |, ™' p '£ ,: by the home nine sent Lookout ' Little nock . ...... starter Ike Pearson to cover in the sixth stanxa of the nightcap but a 10-hit assault enabled Nooga to prevail 12 to 7. All series arc resumed tonight. .... 00 49 47 .... 45 36 ...... 33 Pet .628 .619 .511 510 .485 .481 .40 .35 NATIONAL UAUOE W. L. Pet. OARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. Jill 14—Tom Hunter of this city hi learned that his jfrandson, Opi. Ton, Molloy of Gump Lee, Va., was •vinncr of the Second 'Army Tennis Tournament held nt Fort Knox, Ky.. when he defcHted the defending champion 6-2, 6-0 in the Jinnl singles matches. Young Mo'loy will represent the Second Army in the Army-Navy to be played this rncnth in Washington, D. C. He has been an outstanding tennis p'/iycr for tihe past few years. at- Giunl risli L-.iddiTs Vlamicd .PORTLAND, Ore. (UP>- Army cnuineers arc tniilrtlns sca'.c mod'-ls Industry f _ it Escapade Wins MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich-, July 14. (UP) — Escapade. Sleek, 72-foo yawl owned by Clark Swart, of De troll, raced I he field across the fin i.sli line early today ahead of 52-bo alfU'ld in the 2;ird Port Huron-to Mackinac yatch race. Ouachiia Grid Star To Coqch in Jonesboro SPTS—OUACHVnA GRID—12 .... Jonesboro, July 14—Lloycl. Goff perintendent of Jonesboro s lools announced today the sigJi- g of Lowell Nrfson. former quar- rback of the Onachita Collide ootball team, as head football and ,ck coach of the Jone-sboro Jun• High School. The new mentor played lorn ars under the veteran coach Bil Vail ton at Oirachita and serve'. ur years in the Army Air Forces e -will assume Ms new . U". 20. Gofi stated. Nelsun will assist Coach Del etUcmire in baseball and tetvcl inth grade science. Breokilyn . Hoston . New York . St. Louis . Cincinnati . Chicugo . . liladelphia itisbuvtjh . Needs Scrap Metal! Hogan-Demaret Win TOLEDO, O., July 14^ (UP) —Th Inverness tacsl-ball golf champion ship and the $3.000 first prize lha s;ocs with it belonged todny to .Be Hngnn of Hcrshey. Pa., and Jiinrn Demaret of OjM, Cal. — the thi lime they have won Ihe crown. Tn Ihe tourney in which score determined by the number of hoi by which one team beats niiothc liogan and Demnrct wound up wit plus 12 total after playing ea of their seven rival teams. El worth Vines and Clayton Heafn were rminers-up with a plus 10, and Ed Furgol nnd George Schoiix were Mcxl wilh plus 4. AMERICAN IZAGUE -W. I* York ........... 53 26 utroil .............. 40 34 oston .............. 40 36 levclaml ........... 36 34 hnadclphia ......... 38 41 Chicago ............. 36 44 Vashington ......... 34 40 <*t. Louis ..... ....... 26 48 Western Amateur Golf "ourney Gets Under Way DES MOTNES. la., July 14. (UP —A field of 120 golfers started a ross the tough O.-KG Wakond Course today on the first roun of the 36-hole qualifying match fo he Western nmatcur tourney. Almost all of the players wci through practice session yestcrda but the defending titlcholder, Fran': Stranahan of Cleveland, entered the qualifier cold. He arrived loo late to make a« acquaintance journey over the 12- par layout. Ted Bishop, the U. S. amateur king from Natick, Masv, also teed off without a course preview. 48 44 40 42 39 . 3C . 34 . 30 31 33 35 37 41 43 46 41 .60£ .1)7 .53 .53 .48 .39 PC .67 .5' .5' .5 .4 .450 .45« .3S1 Expert Body and Paint Work! M.ikc Ui:tt old car look likn new! Get those traffic scars smoothed out and a glistening new paint job lo completely transform the old into the new! We do it. surprisingly cheap, with long term credit payments that won't in.jure your budget! Dodde. Plytnouili a/a/uod Owned & Operated By Tom A. Little Jr. MISSCO AMATEUR If.AGUE W. L. Pet. looter Blytheville Rte. 2 ..... Manila . . Yiirbro . . Blytheville Little River Number Nine Armorcl Huffman .818 .818 .800 .800 .600 ,5flO .400 .182 .091 .091 Yesterday's Results ' SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 4-2, Nashvile 2-9. Allanta 15-7, Mobile 10-6. Little Rock 1-7, Chjittanooga. 5- Ncw Orleans 1C-2, Birrnigham 4- of ninnt fish ladders to be Installed on the iic\v $180.000.000 McNary clam across the IColumbla River. The ladders will consist of a series of raised pools to 'help salmon Turn Yours In Now! That FARM ALL TRACTOR you've been wailing so anxiously for . . .will be here a lot sooner if everyone—farmers and city folk alike—would I urn in their scrap metal- If you have any discarded scrap dutlev- ng up your property—turn it in through the regular junk dealer in your neighborhood. You'll bo paid for it, too! i;ct over the upstream to spawn. so they can go To Inspect Stadium'Sites IJTLE ROCK. Ark.. July (U.P.J—Members of the Arkansas Stadium Commission will visit suc- gcslcd sites in Hot Springs. North mile Rock and I,Htlt> Heck Friday, Commission SccrcU>ry G. S. Blackburn annousccd torlixy. He said that the group make a similar inspection trip of the proposed West Memphis r.iLe next Saturday. NATIONAL HAGUE Philadelphia. 4-2, St. Louis 2-3. Brooklyn 0 Cincinnati 1. Boston 8-6. Chicago 7-5. Pittsburgh 6-1, New York 3-3. AMERICAN IJKAQWt New York 10-6. Chicago 3-4. \Vn.s':imgton 4-2. St. Louis 2-3. Detroit 4-1, Philadelphia 2-6. Cleveland 8-6, Boston 0-2. MTSSCO AMATEUR LEAGUE Little River 7. Huffman 0. Lutes 10. Armorcl 5. Blytheville Rle. Two 7, Blytheville 5. Manila 13. Cooler 12 (10 innings). Ynrbro 7. Number Nine 3. r DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED 312 So. Second St. Phone 863 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ! ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Monday. July 14th 1|QX TAG MATCH BILL CANNY and BUCK LIPSCOMB versus . ACE FREEMAN and JOE WELCH . ALSO 2 I-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Bill Canny v Joe Welch vs. \] • v». Ace Freeman I Buck Lipscomb Attention Men! Mr. Jim Scott f ^ Representing STORRS-SCHAEFFER CO. Will Be in Our Store * Wednesday & Thursday July 16-17 Showing New Fall Woolens in MADE-TO-MEASURE R.D. Hughes* Co.

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