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fffttt fOOT BLVTHEVILLB (ARK.y COURIER NEWB WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 19-17 Yqn^s Stretch Victory Series To 1^ Consecutive Games after taking Twin Bill From Indians NEW YORK, July 1C. (U.P.)— Maybe they're not ;.s great as the Yankees of yesteryear, but unless so mi; team stops them in a hurry,'they will come up with tlie <fi-ealost winning streak iii American League history. They were roaring -through the \\'cst today with 10 victories in a low, only three short of the all-timn Amoricun welc talking about :ast place Little League high established in JftOG by the "hitlcss wonder" 'iiicck ami seventh place Memphis- Chicago While Sox,, ''*• — "»' imms who lnst nt ^ M i"'""' Cellar Dwellers Spring Surprises Peb Hurler Blanks Chattanooga While Chicks Defeat Vols A Is as Good as a Mile ATLANTA, On.,, July 10. Southern Association fans (UP)— today • The "Sweet 16" also ''give them the'longest streak in the majors since .the Chicago Cubs ran up 21 in a row in 1935 and eixvbUxl itihem to equal .the greatest Yankee \vinning streak of all-lime, established in '192G when n fallow named Babe Ruth was in hlsj prime. 'Not even Bo'oby Feller held awy l«ror for them last night when they look a twin bill <U Cleveland, 9 to 4 and 2 to il, beating the Indian fireball ace in the second fjjnie with Floyd Bevens a "fai'iire" who hadn't won a game in nearly two months. It was Bevens' best effort, of the season and he gained Ihis victory 'margin in the. eighth when Billy Johnson a|1d thc OVlU(}mc of tonight's cou- tfiplod. scoring Joe DiMaegio who tcsls could have « lot of bcarina •had singled. .A triple by Tommy on Ulc clty championship. Softball League's Top-Note h Teams To Battle Tonight First place in the standings of the City Softball League will !>e the main topic- of discussion tonight when the three loa^ite-lead- ing teams, S:iliba Wholesale, Sam Johns and Loy Eich, see uctlon in make-up games. Highlighting tonight's piny will be the Loy tfich-Sam Johns li'.t which was rained out June 19. This contest will follow the Saliba Who!esalc-Haj;s Store conflict. triple by Tommy •HeinvicJi and o long fly gave the Yankees Wieir oilier nun off Feller •while -LSu Boudreau provided Cleveland with its only, tally .on a homer. • ,-DlMagglo's 13th honier and Georee McQuinn's eighth pa:ed the Yankees to the opening victory in which Henrich hit a three run triple nnd Allie Reynolds scored his 10th victory. Dodgers Lose Twin BUI ^Thc sudden slump of the .Dodgers: highlighted a big day in the National in which Ewcll Blackwell of the Reds won his. 14Uii straight game, and the Giants' found a pitcher able to go '.he route a:id win for thc 'third straie-ht (Jme. something that K)S- n't happened to them previously this season. The last place Piratra rose up find slugged "the loading Dodgers. 12 to 4 and 9 to 3, as Dodger pitching went sour in each game. The defeats came on the hceTs of ' n one-hit loss at the -hands of ! rookie .Everett Lively of the Reds! . on the previous day, but Brooklyn still led the league by 2 1-2 games since the second place Braves also ', were beaten. \Vally WesUjkc batted in seven runs for Pittsburgh •\v\tli u homer arxl doulVc, eac.h with the bases loaded, in the first game. Jim Bloodworlh, with a two-run homer, and Hank Greenberg, with two .doubles, paced the 13-hit second game attack for Pittsburgh. The Dodgers made only four hits in the first game, and relief -hurler Preacher Roe hcltl them to one safety for the last ," six innings. They made 13 hits off Jim 'Bagby in tlie nightcap but left 15 men stranded on base. Lefty Dave Koslo nitched 01 five- hit, 4 to 0 victory for the Giants over the Cubs as Willard Marshall hit his 21st homer and Wolker Goopr-r got his 20th. It was Kor,lo's 10th victory tmd his fourth . over Chicago. 'His fine effort fol lowed a five-hit win ' by Clint Hartung. and a sixVhil victory Lirry Jensen—all elating to Giant followers who vere convinced the * torn conld win the flag with good pitching in combination with its tremendous power, .' ' Cards Win in Boston Blackwell could thank only the stamina of 'his rrwtcs fpr prolong- in? the longest -winning streak for a pitoher in the majors since Lyn Rowe chalked up 1G straight with Detroit in 1934. Blackie won his 14t-h in a row and his 16th of the season, 5 to 4. at Philadelphia, but •his mates had to overcome a 4 to 1 PhlEy lead to do the job. The Phils got to 'Blackwell for six hits f>. walk and tin error in thc first and third innings before he settled down. Rliy JLamanno hit a. Cincy hcmer and the winning run came across in the eighth on singles bv Babe Youn?. Augie Gajan and -Eddie Miller. Blnekwell struck out eight to run his league- leading total to 101 for the season. 1 The Cardinals put on a four- run rally in the sixth after being held toilless by .rookie Wa!ter Ijanfranconi for live innings. T:ic Lust night's games between the Wholesalers and (Phi'lips Motormen nnd Hays Store and Loy Eich wet play- were ix>stponecl due to grounds. These games will "ce ed at a )iter date. Pilot Priest , The Rev, James Martin directs ; Detroit Catholic Central High ' biiseball club from the bench. ' All candidates miisl piny on • one of the other teams in the t school before gelling a chance with thc varsity. Since former I third biisemnn Father Martin I organized baseball there in j 1932, Central has won ll!» I of. 124, ran winning streak • started in li)4S to 25 this season accounting for 1 I th Straight champinnship in 1C- teani Jeague. BASEBALL STANDINGS up with 'two of the neatest pitching performances seen around the loop to date. Little Hock's crafty curveballer Al CPie) Plcchota narrowly missed the honor ot being the first Southern (.wirier to turn In a perfect K«inc this season when he pitched .he 1'ebs to a 2 to 0 win over Chattanooga at Little Rock and allowed only one hit. Tlie veteran righthander pulled himself out of light places all night us the Rocks made five errors. But he continually baffled the 'Nooga hitters and was especially strong with men on base. Memphis' Dick Mauney handcuffed the leagues mast powerful slUK- jers, the Naslwllle Vols, with three ills as the Chicks marked up a 4 to 2 win in their home park. The Vol tallies came on Al Wnlkej's Lowering home run In the fourth .nning with one man on. Walker's homer put the Chicks x?hind 2 to 0 but thc Prothromen came back to drive righthander Bob Rush from the mound in the seventh. Rush was charged with the loss. Atlanta's Cracker:, served notice to Dixie opix>nents that they may pull a sin-prise drlvo to the wire by defeating Mobile ngnui last night at ponce ite Leon Hmk in Atlanta. Thc 7 to 4 Crncki.i- win nave Klkl Cuyler's charger, the series with Mobile three eanics to one. Little Roy Boles, ace Bear right- hander, felt the Crml;;: wrath nnd was driven from the hill ill the seventh Inning. Frank Laga took over for Mobile, allowed the winning runs and was charged with the loss. Babe Kills Atlanta outfielder continued his home-run slugging by smacking his fourth of the series In. the second with none on. Byron Cook had to have relief by Forrest Thompson in the eightl when the Bears threatened but was credited with the win. Mobile held their narrow league lead margin today after the New Orleans Pelican succiirrlbed to n I hit Birmingham Baron onslaught in Birmingham last night by an 3 to 4 score. Striving to overtake the league- lenders the Pels sent their nee, lefty Tom Sunkcl ngainst the Barons who used Jack Tengan. The Slagtowncrs touched Sunkel for one run in the first, four in tlie third and Jim Shea took over for the Bayou Bombers In tlie seventh. Sunkel was charged with the loss. New Orleans moves to Atlanta. Mobile to Birmingham, Nashville to Little Rock and Chattanooga to Memphis for series openers tonight. YeslerJay" s Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE •Memphis 4 .Nashville 2 Little Hock 2, Chattanooga o •Atlanta 7, Mobile 4 Birmingham 8, New Orleans 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 5 Boston 1 Philadelphia 8,' St. Louis 1 New York 9-2, Cleveland 4-1 Detroit 11. Washington 6 Tony Zale and Graziano to Meet ™ /£ ; Bout ™ * ureka fn Championship Battle Tonight Pittsburgh Pirates' Bill Salhetd narrowly misses tagfiiug Jim Tabor at the plate in the fourth in.- tiinu ot the lilst game of a tttiLihlc-hendcr al'Shibc Park swept by the Phillies,.2-1, 7-2. By JACK CUDDY , as the 8-5 favorite (United Pi-ess Spurts Writer) viims bout — provide CHICAGO, July 10. (UP)' — | upset tonight, he will !hamp!on Tony Zale and challcn- "'"'"' SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Mobilfi CO 3G New Orleans Gl 38 NashviV'.c Chatttmoogu Birmingham Atlanta . .. Memphis . Little Rock . 40 49 •18 . 4G 38 . 35 Pet .025 .316 .500 .503 .-IBS /IH4 .418 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York Boston rally was inore tKin enoush to] Cleveland give their own rookie. Jim Hearn, an 8 to 2 win over the Braves et (Boston. The anhletics drubbed the Browns. 8 ,to 1, at St. Louis Phi! Marchildon won his 10th gome, a six-hitter. Ferris Fnin •with a homer, and Pete Suder with three singles nnd a. doxible led the A's in a 14-hit attack. Frink Papish also pitched six- hit ball at. Chicago to give the White Sox a 5 to 1 decision npainst, the Red Sox. Rurtv York •hit a two-run double oeainst his oM mates and Taft Wright got a 'homer. The Tieers, getting 14 hits off tiiree pit-chests, defeated the Senators, 11 to 6, at Detroit. Roy Cul- Iftnbine hit o two^run homer while Hoot Evcrs drove in a pair o tallies with a triple as Hal Whit won the geine in n relief role. ' Yesterday's star—\WjNy Westlake of the 'Pirates *Sx> drove in ciriit nms as the Pirates upset the leading Dodgers. -12 to 4 and 9 io 3, getting a;nomer and double, each with the; bases full in thc ftrst game. Philadelphia Chicago . . Washington St. Louis . TV. 55 . 42 . 41 . 3C . 3D . 37 . 3+ . 27 ;er Rocky Grnsrinno match punches again tonight nt thc Chicago Stadium In thc ring's richest indoor bout, and the must widely publicized classic or the middleweight division's 80-year history. The world wide attention commanded by this return 15-ronml title bout reflects not only the promise of another blood-and-thunder brawl between the sluggers, but also the current supremacy of the latent-packed, IGO-ponnd division over the fight game's other seven weight brackets, Including the heavyweight class. Although thc middleweight department- has boasted such grent warriors as Kid McCoy, Stanley Ketchnl, Harry Greb, ami Mickey Walker, never has it enjoyed such top-flight, division-wide competition as that which will be provided in j tonight's class of the two maulers | who met in the "fight of the year" last September 27 in their fust hrllling encounter at New York's Yankee Stadium. A near-capacity -:rowd. of 31^00 from all sections or the country was expected to provide' an nll- Ime record indoor Bate of $415,00(1 'or this 15 round lilt between Za'.e —the ex-steel worker from Gary, hcl., who is champion at 33 — and jraziano of New York, tlie dead- end kid who became the ring's 'golden boy" and later its stormy petrel, at 20. Brown-haired Zale, wilb the flrt- batterect face, was favored at G : 5 Lo 5 to achieve a repeat triumph over Grnziano. whom he knocked out at 1:43 of tlie -sixlh round nt Yankee Stndhmi fast September. Zale was favored largely because he displayed superior and perhaps superior gi\mene3s in their first bout. Returning to competition for his first title defense after serving three and a half years in the Navy, Zale rose from tlie canvas in thc second round, and then absorbed a beating until tne sixth round when he >uc!;len!y .knocked out Rocky with a right hook to the solar plexus and a left hook to the chin. n their pre- an underdog ic rccog- i:,/.vn ,i.-> world chnm[>ion everywhere except In his own New York Klutr. The New York Boxing Coin- mission revoked his license there Feb. 7., because of his fail-1 lire to report three offers of S100.- [ trail bribes — offers that he did not accept. | Zale, n crouching bobbcr-scav?r .Uioso. most damaging blows are to thc body, expected to scale just under the lliO-ponncl limit, as he did inr tlie first scrap. Graziano. a stand-nil "club-fighter" who throws heavy looping punches from gong to gong, hoped !to rcgisler 15G pounds, two more than in September. This will be Tony's second defense of the crown which he won before the war. He won thc Boxing Association's version of the (itlc by knocking out Al Hostak on 19, 1940; and he became un- EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark., ./lly 1C. I UP) — Heavyweight wrestling champion Orylllc Brown will meet Tug Carlson of DCS Moim>s' in a title match nt Eureka Springs Saturday night. 70 Blytheville Golfers Enter State Tourney Approximately 10 B1 y t h e v I Fl c golfers will ]jc on hand for the qualifying rounds or the Stnte Golf Tournament to be held on the 6,721-yard course at the Hot Springs Country club next week. The tournament will feature some o! the best golfers* in tlie state including Richard "Dubba" Smart, the University of Arkansas' ace from Pine Bluff, who Is the defending state champ. As defending till- 1st Smart is automatically qualified to complete in this years' tourney Tournament manager, Nick Overstreet, of Hot Springs, stated today that It would take a qualifying score In the low 70s in order for the contestants to mgke the championship flight. Par of the course is 7'2. niythevlllc golfers who have nn- nounccd plans of entering the ton. - ney include, E. B. Gee, Jr., George [Inbrjani, Jr., James Guard. Mac Williams, .Sr., ami Mac Williams, Jr. Entrants honing to make '.lie championship flight will play their 18-hole qualifying rounds Friday, teeing off in thiTesci.'nes beginning at noon. Those Kunning for lower flights will qualify Sunday Friday morning. E. B. Gee, Sr.. r.f Blytheville, vs resident of tha Arkansas Golf As- ncialion who is sponsoring the e- cnl. Blanks Phillies Don Black of thc Clevelar.d In- dinns gives the ball a big kiss after he had pitched thc firsc no-hitter in thc American League this season, blanking the Philadelphia Athletics 'j-o in a night aame in leveland. INEA Tclepholo.) Chicks Sign Hurler From Arkansas State 'MEMPHIS, Tenn., July IG. <UP> —Memphis Chick official:; today announced they had signed Hob Applcljy, chubby left handed pitcher Tor 'Arkansas S'.nte Colle Jonesboro, Ark. Appleby is scheduled to join the Chicks here today. NATIONAL LEAGUE •Pittsburgh 12-9. 'Brooklyn 4-3 Cincmr.uti 5. Philadelphia 4 St. Louis 8, Boston 2 New York 4. Chicago 0 Pet, .079 .48 i .457 .44" .355 NATIONAL LEAOOE Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Niiiht games: Chattanooga at Memphis. •New Orleans nt 'Atlanta. Nashville nt Little Rock. Mobile at Birmingham. disputed world champ by outpoint- ing Georgic Abrams at New York, :-it>v. 28. 1941. Abrams had been designated l^o. 1 contender by New York State after Billy Soose gave UP the crown because he could :io longer make the weight. Notables at the ringside were expected lo include heavyweight champion Joe Louis; Jack Dempscy and Gene Tumiey the ex-heavy kings \vho drew the all-time record gate or $2.658,560 at Chicago's Soldiers Field in 1927; welterweight ch:unpion Hay Robinson; Barney Ross and Jackie Fields, ex-welter champs; Jake Lamella, Bronx middleweight contender; and promoters from most major boxing cities Thc litle fight was slated for S p.m. R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wcdncsdaj' ;md Tliur'sxlay "Hard Boiled Mahoney" with I^eo fiorcey A Hunt?. Hnlt Neivs uml jMusii-nl Shurt He Was first Bach was tin: first person lo use ill 10 fingers in !>'.F.ying Die clnvi- :hord. Until then, the thumb and It-tie finger had no', been used- Notice to the Public: : I have moved my office Rothrock Drugstore Dr. C. E. Wilson New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERT NIGHT Matinee Saturday A Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:M p. Bat.-Sun. 1 ».m. Cont. Showlnj Wednesday and Thursday "ADVENTURES" OF TOM SAWYER" AH Star Cast Selected Shorts ro COOL SCALDS Quickly apply soothing and com- ortinpr GKAY'S OINTMENT with ts wholesome antiseptics and na- urc aiding medication. Nothing else ike it nothing so comforting—or >leasant for externally caused skin roubles. 35c. Get a package today. •'X Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:30 p.t Wednesday & Thursday TWO SMART PEOPLE" Lucille Bull, John Hodiak Fox Movietone News Also Shorts Fighter Collapses Before Cliaiiipionship Bout Starts GLASGOW, Scotland, July 16. (UPi—Jackie Paterson, world fly-1 weigh! chair.pion who \ to de- ; lend his title tonight against | Dado Merino of Honolulu, collnpr,-j ctl today on his way to the weigh- in and uftifiais said bis pl-acc in [ the ring would be taken by Rinty- Moniphan of Belfast. It's Peach Canning Time Again! NATIONAL LEAGUE Chungo nt New York. Cincinnati at Philadelphia. Pittsburgh -^t Brooklyn, night. St. Louis rtt Boston, night. Tennis Sf an- Compete Julv 16. (UP) —Top Seeded Ed Moylan, Francisco, led the. favorites the third round of the Pennsylvania : State Men's Grass Court Tennis Tournament today. He eliminated Richard Covington, Ashvllle N. C., 6-3, €-4, . bouts August, 6-3, 6-1, in open in v iounds »t the Merlon Cricket Club DefendhiR Champion E. ______ ,Brtn»t, Kill»d«lphU, seeded fourth 0*1*0 t*SaM*theUi!rd round ' \V. Ij. Pet. Brooklyn 49 34 585 Boston 44 35 557 Ne\v York . 42 35 545 St. Louis 43 38 .531 Cincinnati -H 41 530 Chicago 37 44 .457 1 Philadelphia 3S 47 .127 Pittsburgh . . , , 3'2 48 ,400 an cosy 6-2. 6-1 win over Thomas Mangan. Merlon. Pa.. an t ) n, fl-0. 6-3 victory over Dick Hart. Miami, P!a. For Electric Work » Call 2397 ' BOB'S ' Electric Shop > ^ • Farm Wiring i- • House Wiring 11 • Motor Repairs s- • Appliance $ Installation iV» '* 500 N. Fifth St. or Blytheville, Ark. th tli AMERICAN LEAGUE ^Boston at Chicago. Washington at Detroit .two. Philadelphia at St. Louis, two. twilight, night. New York at Clevcr.iiKl. night. MEN WANTED Who can furnish A-I references. :o train for managerial positions ill Northeast Arkansas, for large sales organization just opening in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. You will go through a training period, during which time you will bo paid while under constant supervision. Apply Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, between thc hours of 10 n. m. and 2 p. m., lo Mr. J. H. Bates, Hotel Noble. \Vc clicck compression, timing, fuel-air ratio anil a dozen other things. Then \ve check anil adjust ignition, carburetor idling speed, mixture and all else ilial needs attention. Then your engine delivers top performance on minimum lucl. . . . We're truck service specialists-specialists in high-standard International Truck Service. We use precision-engineered International Parts. XVc're at your service for a single engine tvmc up —any make of truck—or a complete preventive maintenance program. 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