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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 18, 1947
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V* s\ *r ftt-t' PAGB SIX BLYTHEVILli! (AfcK) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 38, 19-17 Fime Limit HaHs 0-0 Softball Tilt Smokehouse Boys Battle Druggists For Eight Innings , ,Th? league-leading Sam Johns Smpk^house nine nnd the second- place Owens DrCigglsUi, battled eight lull mnlhg.s to a scoreless tie in the first, game of City Soft- tall league play at Walker Park last night The contest was bv the officials after the eight, frame due lo (he 9:30 time limit rule | Ted Fisher, the Druggist's ace hurler, and U.W. FilzhiKjh of the Jclins' nine both showed bri'liant form in their elongated pitching duel Fisher gave up five tallies flnd Fitzlmsh flowed only three. Fisher struck out six and Filzhugh three. , The fielding of both clubs was magnificent with each team com- miting only one error. A total of five double p'.ays were completed in the contest. Thi> was the first time this year that two • league. Icuens have gone the regular, route of seven huiines without scoring, and it the first lie game called at the end.o:' the .lime limit. On .two other Instances, the end of the sevenl-h inning found the score tied, mi' in both -cases extra innings were allowed. The f(?rne will -have no effect or the league standings until the lie Is.p'ayecl of5 kllowallcrs^V '- The Ark-Mo Killwatters liung up their third victor;, of tile seasoi by defe3'ting ; Charlie's Electric 15 to 3 in last night's ni»n"'tcap. The frin kept them in a fourth place tie with thfi Fi\ys Grocers. '; Stewart Gurlcy limited theElcc •tjricians' to -fqur-hils "as-he <halk ed; _upj.j!i s ^.-thircl iy i'otjjvi'j ; ,wli ile,, h antd his leammates were shower-1 ine A. G. Mpslev «ml BE1 Hawkins with nine safeties, P.p.t Chitman, Kilowatlers left ticider, vt'ced. the. field at ; the plate collecting three Iiitr3 in Jour attempts. Vic Wl'son tripled in the third inning and Carson tripled In;"'the fourth to lead the Electricians at tot. Despite ithe loss the Electricians mshaeed to keep one game up on the". Kllowttcrs and the Hays nine in. the leamie standings. The Standings • r w Hambletonian Hopeful Pelicans Tossed Out of Top Spot Atlanta Victory Helps Put Bears in Lead Again in Southern Top Missco Nines to Play Crucial Game Veteran Tomiriy Derry is training C. F. Games' Way Yonder over the Good Time I>ark track nt Goshen NY fdr thc'SM.OOO Hnmbletoninn Stake there, Aug. G. Way Yonder, second largest money winning juvenile of 194C r.villi nearly S30.000, is a top-flighl candidate. Uerry won last year with Chcstertown. Yanks Run Wild in American With 79 Consecutive Victories NEW VOIiK. July-, 18. (,UP) While Hie New York Yfinkces are making a runaway of the Aincrlcnr-' League race with n winning streak that now stands at 10 games, the National League-lending Brooklyn Dodgers are compiling n different record. • " ; ---'"--r •.>.---• People arc beginning lo speak of them ns "Dem Bums" again. The Dodger pitching lias run so thin it has just about evaporated and Brooklyn has lost four of Us last five games, including Ihrec of four to last-place Pittsburgh. With the onriishlng cardinals opening a sc- ries nt Ebbcts Field tonight the situnlion Is serious. The pirates beat the cars off Ralph Branca and Harry Taylor, of late the only Dodstcr hi:rlcrs — lie gave up two homo vim* lo 1 Spence. Dick Wnkefl2 d I':' * t Sam Johns ... pWens Drug . -Saliba . . ... I-Sjr F.ich . .. jGhartle's Elcc. Hays Store . 'Ark-Mo . . . Phillips _ L Pet. 2 .800 .7(10 .700 .700, .3G4 300 .SCO troit homer and Owe:- Kcll De- stole home wllh an run in tlie Scarborough and Manager O;;s!o fourth inning. Senutor pitcher Rnc Blucge were thrown out of the game for protesting tlie decision on Kcll. The Tigers, who saw Washington take the second-game lead with two runs In the ninth, won with two rims on their own. Washington inlsplnys helped load the bases and Hal Wngncr singled the rims home. The Boston Red Sox won a clou- blcheader too, 4 lo 1 and G to 3, over the Chicago White Sox. Joe Dobson's slxjhlt pitching and hard hitting by John Pesky and Sam Mcle vvon the opener. Bobby Doerr's two-run homer in the ninth tied the second game, and Boston '-,von In the llth on Ted Williams' single, a sacrifice, n walk, birdie Tcb- ATLANTA, Ga., July 18. (UP) — Kl Ki Ciiylcr's Atlanta athletes are going nowhere fast In Ihc current Southern Association flag quest but the Crackers continued to rate as ace giant-killers today nfler knocking the New Orleans Pelicans auc of their perch at the (op of the standings. The Pels, who only moved ahead of the parade Wednesday night, were hack in second place '/j game behind Mobile today after bowing to Atlanta at Ponce de Leon Park in n 2 to 1 thriller last night. George Diehl, traded to the Pels recently by Atlanta, and righthand- er Shelby Klnney locked horns in a scoreless hurling duel for six fi'iunes. Then New Orleans pushcci over a tally in the top of the seventh. Hut the Cracker"; came back will- two scores In the eighth. Tons Orclenana singled, moved around l.o second oil :i sacrifice by Kinney and held third on Charley Trippi'; double. Then both runners scored o: 1 Ted Cieslack's game-winning singli ( which came after Ben Steiner ha< received an intentional walk. { The Bears, meanwhile, b-.mgcd 'out 13 base hits nl Binningham lo topple the blazing Barons 8 to 4 behind Ihcir southpaw ace Paul Mln ncr. The big portslder gave ui eight blows while his leamms*.e battered a ti'io of slaglown slali- lYouthful baseball spirants will!'*''* for 13 safeties. Mobile had 1U cet a chance to show their wans, troubles with Atlanta earlier this to three St. Louis Cardirlil scouts week when the Bruins dropped nl. a baset^ll try-out camp to to ; U>ree of n four-game set to the held nl the 'American Legion Parkj Cuylermen. in Jonesboro July 27-2!) under the sponsorship of Ihc World - Champion Cardinals One 'of His three s:ouls that will Cards to Set Up Try-Out Camp In Jonesboro The Blythcville Route Two lookouts and Cooler will hold the limelight of Mississippi County Ama- eur League play this week when he two teams battle it out for ficst ilace In 'the league standings on he Promised Land diamond Sun- lay afternoon. The two teams at present are sharing the top spot of (he league vlth nine wins against two losses apiece. Cooti'r was upset 13 to 12 by the scrappy Manila Cardinals asL week while the Lookouts were :>usy' drubbing Mend's Blythevillc Tigers 1 to 5. In a previous meeting May IB, the Lookouts emerged with a 12 to 4 rout, lo give the Mlssourians their first defeat of the season. Tomorrow's contest will pit Fritz West of the Lookouts against Doc Barger of Cooler in another duel. Elsewhere In the league, the Manila Cardinals, who are sharing second place with Lutes, willtake or the Little River nine on the Manila diamond. Lefty Silas Redman, of the Cardinals, probably will oppose Let Wclden in pitching roles in thi: contest. Welden turned back Huffman last week witii a two-hittei The fourth-place Mead's Tiger will oppose the strong second-placi Lutes nine on the Lutes diamond Charley Hicks, Frank Ellis' running mate, probably will start on the hill Cotton Pickers In Jonesboro For Tournament- Manager Joe Whlt'ey and 'the Blj thovillc- Collon Pickers, left his morning for Jonesboro to comn?!c- ill the District Five Arr.erican Legion Junior baseball curnament .to be held at the inpi'irnn Legion Park there starl- ntr this afternoon. The Os:cola Junior Legion team rill also compote in .the tourna mer.t. Drawings (or tournament" play wfcM be held at the American Legion Hut, In Jonesboro at. noon today with Hie first game .scheduled to Kel \inder\vtiy at 1:00 -this pftenioon. Ei;vhC iLehhivs comjxisc the Fifth District. First-round games will foe played this afternoon and tonight with Ihc quarter-finals scheduled to be played tomorrow afternoon, scmi- fimls tomorrow night and the fi- niils Sunc'ny. Winner of tile tournament will represent thf.<s district in the state tcurnanvjnt Ho he held in Little Ro.-k next month. Teams coir'nelln'! in the 'tournament ave Jonesboro, Blylhevillo. Osccola, Manl!a. Melbourne, Corning, Mt. Pleasant ant! Forrest City. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night gas-ii'is:. Chattanooga &'•'ls. 'New Or'.eans at Atlanta. Mobile at Birmingham'. Nashville at Little Rock. AMERICAN LKAGCF 'New York ut Detroit, twilight. Washington :'.t Clsvclnml, night. 'Hulodelphn nt Chicago, night. •Boston at St. Louis, night. NATIONAL 1KACSDB Cincinnati at No.i York, night. St. Louis at lirooklvn nlaht. ChloMi'o at Philadelphia, night. Pittsburgh nt Boston, night. Champion Eliminated In Event tor Amateurs Memiihis Clucks Lose Two Chattanooga combined timely hitting and adequate pitching to viUch tlie young hopefuls when turn back Memphis in both ends they work out in to Jonesboro; of a twinbill at Russwood Park, G bctU' single and .relief pitcher Earl; Johnson's double. Philadelphia's Athletics walloped 1 2 7 ,i: who even were possibilities for pitching all nine innings, and yesterday the Brooks were In such straits^ they started Clyde King, Who had started only once previously this year. Pittsburgh hit him-not often bill hard., enroutc to a 7 to 1 vlcto.-v. i «« St. Louis Browns, 1C to 2. with. In the fourth Inning Ralph Kin?!- a nine-run ninth Inning. George hit his 23rd homer. Hank Green- : Bi »ks. with four hits and three berg .his 15lh nnd .Jim Bloochvorth his fifth. In the seventh inning the Bucs got four runs on a bunt "single,;: two errors, one by reliefer Hal Gregg, a wild pilch and three walks.."Mel Queen mnde his Pirnte start, nnd allowed only eight lilts. «. ISl. I.ouk Cards Win .The Dodger lead stayed nt games ns the Cards defeated second-place Braves. 5 to 2. Louis Us 4V, game'! out. park will be Harrison Wickel, former manager of the Caruthcr.s- villc Filets, of the Class D, 'Northeast Arkansas League. V/ickcl i,> now a monger of the Cardinals scouting jslnff. | The camp will be under the immediate supervision of Fred Ha'.vi!, veteran Cardinal scout, and <i ter- mer manager of Knoxville and Mobile teams in the Southern Association. W. H. "Buddy" Lewi.-;. •mother veteran Cardinal scout, will ibc the thin;! member of the faculty. "Workouts will be held dr.ily starting nt 10 a.m. Boys Interested the St. Golfers at Spa 1 For Arkansas Tournament ; Two Blythevillc golfers, George Hubbard Jr., city golf champion, and James Guard, nrc scheduled to fire their qualifying rounds in the Arkansas Golf Association's tournament at Hot Springs, today. , Pairings for the qualifying rounds of the championship flight were announced today by Nick Overstreet, of T3ot Springs, who is in charge of tournament arrangements. The qualifying rounds will be played in threesomes, and golfers expecting to ^compete in the championship flight will have lo shool in Ihc low 70s in order to quality, he said. .Hubbard's threesome will be composed of Cy Speck, of Little Rock; and: Jim Laudd-milk, of Arkadelphia. , The other members of Guard's threesome will Include Dane Harrys/of Hot Springs; and Osro Cobb of 'Little Rock. uinms. Ncw Yol . k Blythevirie golfers who will com- Bolw Nc\vso m pitched his 200th Detroit pete in other flights of the tourney major lca S«e victory in the first t Boston include E. B. Gee Jr. Mnc .Wil-l Bamc, scattering nine hits. Th;< Philadelphia iinms Sr., and Mac Williams Jr I Yrmks got only five hits, but on" Cleveland Qualifying rounds for the second i wi>5 George McQumn's homer nit and third flights will be held next' J ° c DlningBio got on base in the Washington wpoir I fourth Inning. In the nigh'.ca'.) SI. Louis runs-balted-in, and Ferris Fain, with a homer and single and four runs-batted-in, led the A's n-his attack. None of today's full schedule of games was im afternoon contest. Seven :irc night games and one a twilight affair. Three runs in the. ninth inning on doubles by Red Echoondicnst nnd Stan Musinl, n walk and singles bv Whiley Knrowski nnd Marty Marion gave the Cards the win. Bob Elliott hit n Iwo-run homer for Boston in th(*fcighth inning. Chicago nt New York was postponed because of wet grounds and the other two National Lcnsus clubs, Cincinnati and Philadelphia, were not scheduled. The Ynnks maintained their 11'i game lead In the American by defeating Cleveland twice. 3 to 1 and 7 to 2, lo tie the American league record for successive victories. The 1906 Chicago White Sox won 13 In a row. The major lenyuc rccor:! is 26. set by the IfllC New York Ginnts. Bobo Newsom pitched his 200th major league victory in the firs' Yesterday's Star — Caamel Queen of the Pirates, .who made his. debut with Pittsburgh by mastering the first-place Dodgers, He allowed only eight hits and never was in danger as he fanned six- arid made 1G Brooks lift easy flyhalls . 7 • Vi• j- 11 11 -II I Ncoga evened.-the contes In attending the school W iU be re-, £ an dWent on to w: report .lo the Jonesixno, 19(1) to 1 and 5 to 4, although the Lookouts had to battle 12 frames he- fore stowing away the nightcap on the right side of the win column. Bill Kennedy's three-hit twirling in the opener ruined lefty Frank Veverka's home-coining to the Chicks after a stint with the House of David nine at Chicago. Veverka, who will appear with the Southern nine during his two-week vacation was aided by a first-inning four- master by George Bradley. The Chicks-.took-a 4 to 0 lead in the fourth frame, of the afterpiece but 'Ncoga everted.-the contest in the in in the "DES MOINE3, la.. July 18. <UP) Defending champion Frank Stian- ahan went 6ut> in the quarterfi- for the Tigers against John Me- i m ] S of the Western Amateur 10- Hafley, Lutes' ace twirler. Lutes I (>-iy af|iinst big Bill Campbell downed Armorel 10 to 5 last week, j powerfu.' stvokester from llunt- In other games to be played Sun- t}in°ion. W. Va. day afternoon Yarbro will journey 10 Huffman and Number Nine will meet Armorel tit Armorel. All games New Theater Manila's finest Shows EVI;F.Y NICJHT Matlaee Saturday & Sunday Box Open: Week i)ays 7:(K1 p.m. Bat-Bon. 1 p.m. Ctmt. Shnwlns lire slated to- start at 3 park" at -ihis time and shou'd furnish their own ctjuiirmont. E-jch entranit will b8 required to pay his own expenses, and i:l3,vers who are, signed to a contract will refunded expenses incurred while at- the camp. v .Game, Fish Commission To Meet in Little Rock BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN 1KAGUE W. L. Mobile . '.... Gl 37 New Orleans . ....'... G2 39 Nashville . .. Chattanooga . Birminglnm . Atlanta Memphis . .. Little Rock . •ID 51 49 47 . 39 . 3G SPTS—GAME Yb FISH—12 :Thc July mr^ting M thf Arkansas Gnme and Fish Commission will be held in Little Rock Monday. Judge G. E. Keck, of Blylhjville. president of the commisison, nt'^.iouiiccd today. It is customary for the commission lo discuss regulations regarding bag limits, hunting nnd fishing areas and" seasons at, the July meeting, Pet Judge Keck stated, and these ques- .C>22 lions will probably be brought up -Ct'l'al Monday's meeting. .510] The commission may also consid .505 cr conservation projecls to be un- The pesky Little Rock Travelers topped Nashville in the.first game ), ac i G7-C9. of a doublehead'er 5 to .3 but then faded 10-to 5 .in,.'the nightcap as the Vols ground out a' 13-hit assault Sam House arid CarrLiiiclciuist combined to give the home forces a classy four-hit ;mound \job- in the opener, while Dick Conger held the Travelers well in check in the second game. Despite the split, Nashville remained in third spot by a '.I- game margin over. Chattanooga.'. All series are resumed tonight. Delaware Golfer in Lead In Canadian Tournament TORONTO. July 18. (UP) — Ed (Porky) Oliver, • deft-stroking pro from Wilmington, Del., was 11 rtrokes under par but only three blows ahead of Bobby Locke of South lAfrica today as )>iay in the Canadian Open Golf Tournament entered the third day of competition. The hefty, rhard-hitting U.S. star <blLstcrcd Ihc greens and fair- way.5 yeslerday when he added an eight-unrier-par 63 lo his 6R of the first cV.y to post a 36-holc total of 131, a record lor t/.vo rounds. Locke, knickcrcd a:c from •the Transvaal, continued (o play steadily, however, and put <v CO -io his first round G8 for a tc;al of 134. Two Americans—Clayton HacE- lier of Charlotte. N. C., and George Payton of Newport News. Va.—and a Canadian. 'Boh Gray of the host Scarcoro Club, were lied for third at 136. Gray and Payton had (J9-C7 while TIaefncr Medalist Bud Ward of Spokane also faced a rough opponent Johnnv Jacobs, Cedar .Rapids, la.. I he only lociM talent remaining i' 1 th.e meet over the Wakonria Club course. Friday "SONG OF LASSIE" with Ihe Amu/Ing 1)»K I.ussio a iM-Ci-^i riclurc Selected Shorl Subjects SATURDAY "ROARIN 1 LEAD" u Itcpubltc J'iclure Also Slinrts Saturday Owl Show "Mysterious Doctor" A Warner Bros. Ficlurc Selected Shorls Fast Arkansas Plans Softball Tournament lAnplicnlions for ertry in the Eastern Arkansas Amntcur Softball Tournament. Ifio be held Worthjngte.n Park in West Memphis August 3-9, are now being accepted, Jamsis B. .Moore, of the West Memphis Park 'Commission announ^eri today. Applications should be addressed lo P. O. Box 891 in West Memphis. OloMne date for receipt of entry apnlic'.itions is midnight July 2i). The tournament will be held under the sponsorship of the West Memphis Park Commission and under the direction of the 'Arkansas Softball Association. Mr. Moore slated. Sunday and "In Sta!!ion Road" Ronald Hegan, Alexis Smith Also Short Subjects The word "apron" evolved from the Old French word for tablecloth, according to Ihe Encyclopedia. Brltaimica. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. .485; .485 .415 .300 AMERICAN . Richard "Bubba" Smart, of Pine Bluff, is defending slate champion. • A veteran Ne-.v England trawler fisherman can predict the weight of a haul of netted fish so closely that scales are used only by doubt- Ing Thomases. Vic Raschi v;on his second victory since coming np from Portland, mr! was supported by 10 hits. Billy Johnson batted In three runs witti two singles. Detroit Wins Dntiblrlirailcr Detroit won Uo fom Washington, 7 to 5 and 4 lo 'J. Al Benton pitched the route in the or.ener, although KEAGTTE W. U 58 26 14 35 44 '41 36 31 35 28 Memphis Team Defeated by Qsceola Nine OSCEOLA. July 18.—The Osceola Indiiuis coasted to their 12th victory of the season last night when they defeated the strong Memphis Power and Light semi-pro nine by a H to 3 score. The game was played on the Osceola diamond. , Paul Blackwood, a righthander, went the route for the Indians and kept the visitors' hits well scattered. The Memphis nine led until lectetl, and (here will be an a(Uli .j the third Inning when a strong rally dertakcn during the coining fisca' year, and final approval is due to be given lo the newly cstablishcc warden training school at the University of Arkansas. The school is slated tu .^tui-l with the beginning of the second :;cmes- Icr of the summer school on July 23. Three candidates frmn rach of | Ihe seven districts h:u"r bpen se-1 Every Pet !55'l .543 /1!H .-I'M i tionnl mimtor of G-I trainees tak- .44!)(ing Ihe course. There will bp no uni- .433 versily credit given. NATIONAL Brooklyn . Boston . Now York St. Louis . Cincinnati Chicago . Pittsburgh itsburgh LEAUCTE W. L. 49 35 45 ;, A Gould's Automatic Water System ;. Gires you the most tor your dollar i Farmers Terms Part this Fall-Pdrt Next Fall >« HARDWARE CO.Inc. HOME Of FAMOUS B HANDS \Z6 W.MAIN ST PHONE 515 43 44 41 . 37 . 33 . 33 Pet. .503 .551 .r.'JD .491 .451 .402 Ex-IJIirarinn Aids Vlyinniith CHICAGO. (UP> — William Te.ll, G8. of Elgin. 111., hns yhTn tiis own library of 2.0CO bnrs to I hi- bl-tzed city of Plymouth. England. Bom Lancsishtre. Ihc foinu-r v-ublic brarinn rend of the ixjst-war rc- ullding of Plymouth nnd wanted aid. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN Chattimoga G-5. Memphis 1-4 L'.tle Rork 5-10. Nnshvillc 3-5 Mobile 9. iBinnlneham 4 'Atlnnln 2, New Orleans 1 AMERICAN LEAGHK Detroit 7-4. Washington 5-3. New York 3-7. Cleveland 1-2. Boston 4-C. Chicago 1-3 (second ramc 11 innings). Philadelphia 16, St. Louis 2. NATIONAL LF.AGTTK PitUturgh 7, Brooklyn 1. St. Louis 5, Boston 2. Chic.igo nt New York i2i. ra Only games. WAKN1XG ORDER IX T11K CHANCERY C'OXIRT CHICK AS.VWBA VdSTRICT SIISSISSH'1'I COUNTY, ARKAX SAS iioyii W. Young Plaintlf vs. - No. 10.138 Eveyn Youns Dcfcndar The defendant Evelyn Young hereby warned to appear with! thirty c!>ys in the co\irt namn in the caption hereof and an Ihe ccmplnnt N of the plaintiff Llo> W. Young, Dated this 10 day of July. 191 HARVEY MOTUUS. Clerk By Belly Smith D. C. Clauclo P. Cooper, ally, for plaintiff.! 7111-18-25-8,1. paved the Indians' way to victory. Bill Conncrs hurled the Indians to a 12 to 1 victory over the Little River nine on Ihc Osceola diamond Wednesday night. The Indians had very little (rouble with the Little River team as they scored almost at will. The Indians will entertain the Caruther.sville semi-pro nine Sunday afternoon nt the Osceota High School diamond. Manager Steve Ralph stated that he was undecided as to who he would start on the mound. Read Courier News Want Ads. j Heart Courier News Want Ads. 9'fill Air Conditioned Mirror Room Friday and Saturday "West of the Pecos" wUli Robert MItclium anil Barbara Hale C'arloon and Slh Clui]>t. "Manhunt on Mystery Islaml" ' Saturday Owl Show 'Devil Thumbs a Ride" Lawrence Ticrncy aiirl Xan Leslie Also Shorl Sunday and IMonday Tuesday ^ BEEN IM iX HOLE. VE.T THAT IT COULDM'T PULL ME. OUT OF.' WHY, MABTY '? WE L>_- '3!'!^E 1 HAD BLVtMEVILUi SA,V, DOC-WHEN I DIE, I WANT MY CAE. BURIED WITH ME // Motor Co ^ Plymoulh 217 .SECOND STREET PHONE 4-22 DOUGLAS F/MRBANKS, Jr. MAIM O'HASA WALTER SLEZArU THE SAILOR ,,ANIHONYQUIfJN*GFORGET03IAS JAMS G!£(f -vi> E w*ZU!i:i - ~7Zcfm^f^(^\, KKO News and Short Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 1:30 Friday and Saturday "SUNSET PASS" with James Warren, Nan Leslie Serial: "l,osl Cily of tlie Jungle" Also Short Subjects Saturday Midnile Show Slarls at tO:-15 "KILLER AT LARGE" with Robert I.owcry and Anabcl Shaw Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "RAGE IN HEAVEN" with Ingrid Bergman, RoW. Mnnlgomcry rnramouut News A Shorls .J.

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