The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 6, 1944 · Page 8
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CAGEEteHT HLYT1IEVILLE (ARK.) COUHIER NEWS TODAY, OCTOBER G , Cardinals Square Series, 3 to 2 O'Dea's Single Ends Deadlock - llth inning Rally , Decides 2nd Game Of World Series ST.^LOUIS, Oct; 6. (UP)— The St. Louis Cardinals are rcnoy lo back pi tclicr Bllx Donnelly ns their mini of the year for his brilliant pitching attack yesterday on the Browns which in the eighth inning arid lasted the rest of the game which ended In a 3-2 Cardinal victors' .'..' •'! '.'Relieving, ft faltering Max Lsnler, Donnelly rolled up seven strikeouts In his -four Innings on the mound (iriS saved' the game again in the eleventh with a brilliant fielding play.i ; , > . • • •Evidently 'not satisfied with the magnificent,' pitching performance ' he had turned in, Donnelly managed Hie -play that ended Brown hopes fo'r a'sccond victory over Use Cards. .\V|{h George McQuinn on second basej-Mark Christmim dumped a perfect sacrifice bunt down the third base" "line. Donnelly ixmnccd on the bail.and bolted a fast one to third baseman Whltey Kiirowskl, who niaderan .almost impossible tug ol M,cQujiin ,to break up the Brownie threat. Ken O'Dea-is another boy who Wilks Of Cards Opposes Kramer in Game Today ST. LOUIS. Oct. G (UP)— Jack (Pretty Boy) Kramer of the Browns and Ted Wilks of Ihe Cardinals face each other on the pitching mound for Ihc crucial third game of world scries Iliis afternoon at St. Louis. The red hot series Is pushing even the presidential campaign Into the background, With the t«'o learns tied at one game each, today's' game may be decisive psychologically. In the past ten years, the of the series' game every year has gone on to take the title. Wilks, a rookie, lias won 11 games this season, and lost only four. The feat marks up a new major league freshman record, Ki'amer, the Beau Brumnicl of the Browns, won 11 games, while losing 13 this season. He did all his winning in the spring and fall. Most of Kramer's defeats occurred prepared lo take care of 40,000 persons or more. After-lhe-game talk was what might be expected from the two squads. The Browns were too glom to discuss how they happened to lose the tussle, and the Cards were far too happy to think how it happened. Scoring started in lha third when Kmll Verban singled, and got to rateYhlgh among the Cardinals as third when Potter made two errors ofJUiursday afternoon. The Car- on Lanicr's attempted sacrifice. Ver- dinals 1 second-string catcher came ban scored when Bergamo ground- through with a pinch hit in the clev- cd out. enth'to drive in the winning run I The Cards scored again In the against Bob Muncrlef who came In fouiih when Verban Hied lo Chct lo relieve Nels Potter In Hie seventh. Laabs with Ihe bases loaded to Though the Browns weren't doing score Ray Sanders, nilich'shouting, they had a hero too. | The Browns got all their ruus in Gq.orge McQuinn, who won Wcdnes- the seventh frame, wllh two men day's .fracas with a homer, almost already out. Gene Moore singled won -Thursday's game with his two- , and then scored on a double by My- bagger off the right field screen in'ron Hayworth. Hayworth came home ttie eleventh. (when Pinch Hitter Frank Mancuso -Thpugh the day's attendance rec- singled. orcV'was nothing to brag about, a' Then scoring was halted on both tolal-of 35,016 fans, paid $152,553 to sides until O'Dea's sensational sec the game. Sportsman's Park was smash In the eleventh. Four Conference Games Tonight Chicks Will Engage Undefeated Tigers At Little Rock By United 1'ress The Arkansas high school football season enters its third phase tonight, and at least 02 teams will be In action in 31 games scheduled. Four of these games will be conference a Hairs. The spotlight will IK on Port Smith, where the Gita.llcs tangle with the strong Pine Bluff Zebras. The Zebras will be going Into the battle with a perfect conference record, having won one and lost none. The Grizzlies linve played only one conference game, and were drubbed by El Dorado by a score of 25-0. Another top game will be at. El Dorado, where the Wildcats will entertain the Hot Springs Trojans. The Trojans arc going in the game with a perfect record of one niKl no losses, having downed their only conference opponent to Benlon, 20-6. Although El Dorado drubbed the Fort Smith Grizzlies they wound up In a 0-C tic with Hope. The league leading Little Rock Tigers, having a perfect conference record of two wins and no losses, will meet the niythcville Chicks. It will be the Blylhcville squad's first 'Bama Pins '44 Football Hopes On Two Young Backfield Stars TUSCALOOSA, Oct. C (UP) — The Alabama Crimson Tide is do- Ing Its best this year lo climb to its former pinnacle of gridiron prowess. And carrying its hopes Into battle are -two youngsters, one 4-F, and the oilier not yet old enough. lo visit bis draft board on official ijiislnc.^. The two, both freshman halfbacks, are 18-year-old Harry Gllmer and H-year-old Lowell Tew. When the Tide clashed last \ycek wllh Louisiana Slate, this pair of youngsters romped through the Louisiana line and tossed iinuscs over it.'Each scored two touchdowns ns the game wound up In a 21 to 27 tie. Coacli Frank Thomas rates Gil- mcr the greatest passer ever lo play for Alabama, However, In order to live up to this rating, Gll- mer must match the mark established by Dixie Howell, former Tide passing star who..teamed up with Don llutson In 1934 to set the southeastern loop afire, (illmer, who weighs 100 pounds, c.'imc lo Alabama from a Birmingham hish school, where he was named all-slate. The fleet-footed back scored runs of 15 and 27 yards last week. Te«'—Gllmer's touchdown twin — is a product of Wayncsboro, Miss., high school, and was ranked tops among prep stars in his stale last year. * Alabama mcels the Howard Sea Dogs in Birmingham Saturday in a game which Is figured to be a breather contest. The following Saturday the lads get a rest, and Die week after that they meet Tennessee. N5 X after he first won it. Folks thought Chick was getting pretty old for golf. He's been at It for nearly 40 years. They figured old O'harles Evans, couldn't hold n cnnJle to the antics of the younger link stars. But "old" Chkk Evnns fooled 'em nil. He's stll) "in there swinging, and Its conceded that he's swinging just as good, If not better, than he did back In the days when the name Chick Evans wns a mental terror to the nation's leading golf professionals and amateurs. Yes, Chick Evnns is still going conVc'rence%iimcrNorliruuic'riock, slro »B- He copped the Chicago city will go to •CaimlGii ill an cliort to I ?"os "Ju^and 1044 ' '" So when the golfers teo off for the Hardscrnbhlc event, it is. believed that Chick Is going to make many of the younger "hot shots" sit up and take notice. and Tell This From The "Made-ln-Scotland" ORIGINAL! boost their one win and nti ord. So fur, Cam(len hnsn't plnyed any conference games, Other games scheduled fov tonight Include: Paris at Kusscllvllle. Smackovcr at Fordyce. Forrest City at Brlnkley. Bcnton at Bauxite. Marked Tree at Jonesboro. Little. Rock Catholic High at Mal- vcrn. Giirdoa at Hope. Stuttgart at Scarcy. Harrison at Bntesvlllo Van Burcn at Rogers. England at Cotton Plant. Becbc at Bald Knob. Tcxnrknim at Nashville. Wynne at Parkin. Osceola at Hughe'!. Clarksvillc at Greenwood. Augusta at Newport. Earle nt Mnrlamm. Siloam Springs at Fayettevillc. Dlerks at Ashdown. ns Weaver wielded a meat cleaver In his excitement. The Doc smashed some of his- best containers but nobody seemed lo notice. • « • A fluttering newspaper provided an unusual situation when the missile floated into the infield Both umpires, McGowan and Hears, the catcher, shortstop, and third baseman all chased it. The Brownie pitcher, Nels IVjltcr, finally caughi the paper, and as the crowd cheered, the liurlcr stuffed it into his hip pocket and continued the gnnie. St. Louis baseball fans had their beer In quantities, and served in cold glnss boltles at Sportsman's Park. But there was no reason to use the containers a',s nmpire- boitwl missiles, anil the Infield was almost as clean when the game ended as at the start. The World Scries is proving a great disappointment for those annual racketeers—World Series tlck- <i dressing room sessfon by plnying ; el .'ipeciilntors. Little or no series musical pieces on a scries of medi- ' fanfare in St. Louis, plus a seem- clne bottles. | Ing apathy of its ball fans has Filled with arnica, rubbing al- kept series crowds almost 7,0000 be- cohol, llnanicnt or castor oil, the low maximum. And the speculators bottles took a lot of punishment aren't the least uit happy about it Series Glimpses Harrison J. Weaver, trainer for the St. Louis Cardinals, kept pace with his yelling victorious club In Close Shave 'Chick' Evans Yfill Compete At Fort Smith FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. G (UP) —When the golfers lee off for the 14th annual Hardscrabble Country Club Invitational Tournament at Fort Smith Oct. 13, 14 and 15 they will b« (tioing some of the toughest competition ever offered in the tourney. And right on top of the "tough competition" list is Chick Evans, the great Chicago llnksler who recently won the Chicago Amateur championship again, just 37 years in the dog days of July and August. Neither manager Billy Southworth of the cards nor manager Sewcll of the Browns seem worried over the lack of their pitching stars' wor^ series experience. Southworth said: "We got back on tile right track yesterday—and Ted will be all right." And Sewcll says: "We'll take them today behind Kramer." 'Taking a leaf from Jack Dcmpscy's book, Joe Baksi lets whiskers grow while preparing for fight with Tami Mauriello at Madison Square Garden. Kulpmont, Pa.,'heavyweight cringes from manager ,. Nate Wolfson's razor. ,..- MCGREGOR Shetlane is one of the most popular of all American-made McGregor Sweaters. It's the sweater that looks imported! Put it side by side with an expensive Scottish import, and even experts would have trouble' telling them apart. That's because only pure woo! and mohair yarns are used (as the Scotsmen do) and because McGregor knits every sweater in the Scottish tradition. Get yourself AT A a Shetlane; you'll never stop SlV*" wearing ill MEAD'S ^ ,'./ III MAIM STKtiT THE OLD JUDGE SAYS... "The war stories I like tjcsl, Judge, arc the oiica by the special writers overseas who live right with our troops. They givo us a better idea of how our men react to things going on over there and back here at home." " I agree with you, Sam. I never miss one of those stories in the papers or magazines. And there's one thing those writers seem to agrca on no matter where (hey arc stationed with our men...and that is that the men vho have left their homes and families to go >v.vay and fieht this war don't want to comeback and find that prohibition has been put over on them while they were away... either nationally or locally, 1 hey have heard alxxit (lie attempts being made and they resent it bitterly.". "I agree with them, Judge, even though I don't happen to drink myself. Furthermore, I don't think it's fair for mat.homo to be making any major changes while 10,000,000 of our fighting men arc away and have no chance to express their opinions." You/ to®, ssist STANDOUT ... like this chap in the current Hart S chaff tier & Marx ads in The Saturday Evening Post and' Collier's! It's not the setting...it's the roit-that lifts this man above the crowd. And it's the same smart styling that's giving so many forward-looking fellows everywhere a big lift in spirils and looks. We have it! Yes, and many <.-,<{-•• : ... in right, young colors and patterns, j^uf as handsomely''.: ' '•-''."standing for wear! And need we say more... .' f .'s \- " .Tncr & Marx ... *45 'l fli/[(rluin:inl il itJ 4> Ccnftitnci of Alcoholic Bntiait ftduitiitt, lr.t. 322 Main Street

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