The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 7, 1950 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 7, 1950
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•AGE ETGHT BLYTTTEVTIXE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY T, 1WO Manila Wins NBC Title As 'Alias' Disqualifies Luxora Manila's host Jaycee* today reign as champions of the District Three National Baseball Congress semi-pro baseball tournament in spile of the fact tlioy lost the final game Luxora's Tigers defeated lhe Jaycees 2-1 in a tournament flnal thriller al Manila last night but after the victory A. A. (Pinky) Tipton o( Manila who is district NBC commissioner, announced that the TiKers had been disqualified from the tournament for using a non- registered player. Tile player in question wa* a young southpaw pitcher from Memphis, Jimmy IxDng. According to Tipton, Lon?, who pitched the first seven innings of last night's game for the Tigers, was playing under the name of Buddy McAden, who also bails from Memphis. McAden had been registered but Long had not. Pandemonium Reignn This. Tinton said, was an infraction of NBC tournament regulations. Tipton's announcement of Lux- ori's disqualification set off an uproar of cheers and catcalls alike among [he approximately 1.000 spectators that filled Manila's Jaycee Field to overflow capacity to witness the final game and pandemonium reigned for several minutes afterward. Crockett Wright, manager of the Manila team, was presented with the first place trophy and presentation of the second place trophy, which u-ould have gone lo Manila, was withheld along with the' official listing of the all-district team. By virtue of the forfeit, Manila will be assured admittance in the state semi-pro tournament next month as the official representative of District Three. Admits Assumed Name Following the 1 disqualification announcement. Hugh Wright, manager of the Luxora club, stated that he did not know his pitcher's correct name until "all this came up." "We contacted McAden to pitch this Kame for us. This boy showed up and introduced himself as McAden. All of my players knew him as McAden. No one knew that his name »as Long until midway in the ball (tame when It was called lo' our attention." Long verified Wrighl'i statement publicly stating that McAden had asked him to pitch the game when he found out that he could not make the trip to Manila. "I Introduced myself to the player* aj McAden because I knew he was registered and knew ihat It wac too laU for me to register." , Three teernphls achoolboy hurl- am figured In last night's thrilling finale. Long starled for Luxora and pitched six inningi allowing but four-"hits and one run: Rreston Watli, a righthander who hurled a no-hitter in the quarter-finals, came on In the seventh and shut the Jaycees out with no hiti in the two Innings that h« worked. He WM credited with the victory. Hardy Goen 1 Koole Jim Hardy, another youthful left- hander, worked the full nine (or Manila and pitched two hit ball but an outfield error hurt his cause, allowing the winning run to acore In the seventh Inning. Manila scored first with Harrold (Trigger) Wall scoring from second on a single by Edwards In the third Inning. Luxor* tied It up an Inning later on a run producing single by Hugh Wright. The winning run came In the sex- enth when Clifton Wlxon was safe on a two base error by Manila's shortstop Jim Shaneyfelt. He went to third on an infield out and scored when Edwards dropped a fly ball in left Held. Box score: AB 0 Luxora B. Wixson 2b C. Wixson cf Baker If Neyman RS Wright Ib Coleman rf . Conner 3b Lutes c McAden p Watts p Totals 28 Manila ' AB East 3b 3 Vaughn 2b . " -\ Walls rf '.'.'.'.'.'.'.' 4 Fowler c 2 Edwards It '.'.'." 4 Harris cf ,_/ 2 Tnylor ef 1 Shaneyfelt ss '.'.' z Ketchum Ib '." 1 Hardy p '.'.'.'. 4 Totals . ~ R 0 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 (I 0 •2 R ! 0 0 •2 0 0 0 1 0 Runs Plentiful in Softball Loop As Kilowatters, Lee Team Win •OUTHEBN ASSOCIATION Atlanta Birmingham . Memphis . ,. Nashville . .. New Orleans . Mobile Chattanooga . Little Rock . 47 45 43 19 37 JS 29 I, J6 11 It 31 41 4.1 49 a6 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Lou is . ... Philadelphia . Barton Brooklyr Chicago '. .... New York . ... Cincinnati . .. Pittsburgh'. ., . W 43 42 39 37 33 .... 34 25 24 Detroit . . New York . Cleveland . Boston . .. Washington Chicago . . Philadelphia St. Louis . . AMEBICAN LCAGUB W L 47 24 45 29 44 30 ; 41 33 33 32 25 M 39 42 41 41 Tct .646 .596 .563 .538 Me 463 .417 .295 Tet. .614 .600 557 552 .493 .179 .362 .343 Pet. .622 .608 .595 .554 .458 .433 .347 .338 Yesterday's Results Souther* Anodatloa Little Rock 1-5, Chattanooga 2-12 Memphis 1, Nashville 0 12 innings Atlanta 10, Mobile 3 • New Orleans 10, Birmingham t # Runs were plentiful in the City Softball League last night. A total of 51 was scored In two games. Ark-Mo Power's Kilowatters and the Wade Lee Cotton Company nine scored easy victories in (he league twin bill. In the first game the Lee team defeated Montgomery Ward 16-7 and in the nightcap the Kilo- waiters trounced the Jaycees 21-7. Another doublchcader Is slated to be played tonight. Games postponed Tuesday night have been re-scheduled for tonight with the Molormen of Blyllicvllle Motor Company meeting Sullivan-Nelson in the firsl gnme lit 8 o'clock and Huriiell's Pacemnkers playing the Razorbnrk Drive-In nine In the second. Three In Firsl The Lee nine won its game in the first two innings scoring three runs in the first ami five In the second. That was plenty but the Lees repeated their early inning trick in the fifth and sixth with three in the fifth and five in the sixth. Montgomery Ward scored twice In the third, three tlme.s In the fifth nnd twice in the sixth. The game was called at the end of the sixth due to the first game curfew. Filzhujfh nn .Mound FiUhugh was on the mound for Lee and allowed seven hits while he and his team mates were combing Dorris for a total of 10 lilts. The Kllowottcrs scored in every inning but the sixth and cnppcd it off with a nine run outburst in the fifth as Jack Whittle coasted to a mound victory over his brother J. c. Jack had a no-hitter going Into [he fifth inning when the Jaycnes made five hits good for five runs During that big inning J. c. whittle helped his cause a little with H two-run homer. The Jaycees scored one run each In the sixth niid seventh innings on two more hits. National Philadelphia », New York « Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis' 13, Cincinnati 1 Brooklyn I, Boston I . . aacfea» eaf Cleveland &;• Chicago 2 New York 5, Philadelphia 4 Onlj games scheduled Today's Games Southern Awetatloai Nashville at Memphis, night Mobile at Atlanta night New Orleana at Birmingham night Chattanooga at Little Rock night National L«ar*« Philadelphia at Brooklyn night New York at Boston night St. Louia at Pittsburgh night — Cincinnati ab Chicago . American Lean* Cleveland ,at Detroit night Boston at New York night Washing ton''at Philadelphia night Chicago at' St.' Louis (3 twi- nlght) Mead's Tigers Get 7-4 BWL Victory Mead's Tigers won a 7-4 verdict over Phil Applebaum's team in a Bay Window Softball League game at Little Park yesterday afternoon. Herb Childs was on the mound for Mead's and Bud Lutes pitched for Applebaum. This afternoon (he Courier News was scheduled to play Ark-Mo Power in a league game. About 3.000.000 O.S Geological Survey maps were sold in 1949. four times as many as in 1940. Monticfllo to Hov* NBC District Tourney WICHITA, Kan., JJuly 7. The National Baseball Congress has announced franchising of a district tournament at Monlicello, Ark., to qualify a championship team into the I4th annual Arkansas state tournament scheduled for Camdcn, starting July 30. The district tournament al Monticello is scheduled to start Sunday. Harry E, Darous of Monticello was named district commissions to supervise the event. The franchise was approved by Clarence Higgins of Fort Smith, state commissioner, the N. B. c. said DO YOU OWN A HOME? HERE IS A SUMMER SPECIAL: 50 Sam Jethroe Eyes Leading Rookie Honor NEW YORK, July 7. (/r,—The Jcthroe-won't-make-it-societ* can rdjourn. Sam has arrived as. a standout rookie of the year candidate. Jethroe Is a sure thinf to dethrone Jackie Robinson as base stealing champion in the National l-eague. Already the lean Negro with the pipe stem legs has stolen 21 bases. Closest to him is Brooklyn's Pee Wee Reese with seven. Robinson trails with five. "He can sleal 45 or 50," said Johnny Cooney, Boston Braves coach. The Braves still talk about .leth- roe's dash from second to home on a first basenian-lo-pitchcr infield error and stole second. Earl Torgeson hit a ball to the Phils' Eddie Waitkus who saw he couldn't beat Torgy to the bag. So Ken Helnlzelman came over to take the throw. Roaring full speed into third base. Jethroe stole a glance at first, snw Heintzleman with his back lo the Infield and sped home. "He slid but he didn't have lo," said Manager Billy Soutlnvorth, "he had it beat easy." "Earlier in the eason he scored from third after Carl Piirillo caught a fly ball just back of the Infiled. As soon as he saw Purillo drop his arm, he took off for the plate. Does Jelhroe run on his own or does Soulhworlh give the sign? "I tell him to use his own good judgement," said Southworth, "To go ff he can get the Jump on the pitcher. The other day he told me privately 'Skip, i have better hick when you give me the go ahead'." Greetings From Police SANTA ANA, calif. -</o- Instead of citations, out-of-slate traffic violators In this cits get greeting cards! Police Chief B. A Her- shcy had some orange cards printed up. On the back is a street map Phils Find a Righthanded Joe Page in Konstanty By JACK HAND (Aatoetated Preu Sporta WriUv) Jim Konstanty of the Phillies is tht Jo« P»»t ot 1050. No doubt about it. Just ask any Phil fan. -A Day after day, the righthander*— ^t •Ith the specs bails out Phil start- A , i A m*m Ark-Mo to Play All-Star Team From Osceo/o —Courier Xews Photo WINNKK'S TIlorilY—Crockelt Wright (left) manager of the Manila Jaycees, accepts the first place trophy in the District Three semi-pro tournament Irom A. A. (Pinky! Tipton, district, commissioner for the National Baseball Congress, after the Jaycees were named champions on the disqualification of the Luxora Tigers. The Tigers defeated the Jaycees 2-1 last night In the final game of the tournament, which wa.s played nl Manila. Atlanta Blasts Mobile 70-3 to Increase Lead By The Associated Press One more victory in the Southern Association between tonight and Sunday and the Atlanta Crackers will win the right to play the all-' stars in Ponce De Leon Park July 18. The Crackers built up a four- game lead in the pennant race last night. While Atlanta was giving Mobile rt 10-3 blasting, second place Birmingham was losing to New Orleans, 10-0. Al Grunwald hit a homer for New Orleans in lhe ninth nixing against Birmingham and that's what beat the Barons. Birmingham scored seven of its nine runs In the last two innings. Hugh Casey, the Crackers' fireman showed up for the 2Uth lime. He pitched three scoreless innings to finish the winning of Harry MacPherson's game. Little Rock's four-game winning streak went on the rocks in the second game of a doubleheadcr against Chattanooga. After taking the first game, 3-2. the Travelers folded and lost the second. 12-5. In the second gnme Little Rock didn't get a hit until the fourth inning off Chattanooga's Suverne Wright. Ralph Atkins ruined the no-hitter as an encpure to knocking In Little Rock's winning run in the seventh inning of the first game. in the lives of the potent Nashville Vols, shutouts are getting frequent. Memphis shutout the Vols. 1-0, and that makes Ihrcc blankings for Nashville in five days. The game lasted 12 innings and cost Bob Schullz his third defeat of the season. Schullz, a former pitching employee of Memphis, has won 12. Bill Wilson doubled home OIlie Kelly with the winning run and with a victory for Jim Goodwin who lias pitched only two other winning games. Season Only Half Gone but Minor Leaguer Wins 20 CROWLEY. La., July 7. (/P) — Evenly-game winners in baseball are scarce but what do you think of a pitcher who hangs up that many with a season a liltle more lhan half over? . G. T. (Rusty) Wallers of the Crowley club in the Gulf coast League has dene it and probably is the only pitcher in organized baseball to have already posted a score of wins. The 24-year-old Texan has lost only two. His ao wins were compiled the hard way. too. Us started and finished 17 games. Only three were in relief and two of those three he entered the game while his club was trailing. tie came to Crowley from El Dorado of the Cotton States League where he finished out the 1349 season. Budge Patty Wins 1 WIMBELDON, July 7. tip,— Budge Patty, the 26-year-old giant killer if the courts, won the all-England tennis championship today by upsetting Australia's Frank Sedgman. "-1, 8-10. 6-2, 6-3. whlch lists points of interest On the front is a legend point out that "perhaps unknowingly" the motorist has broken the law. Any ordinary hous* treated for termites - We don'l have to practice or eipcriment on your job—we have had 12 years of experience All our work is done according to regulation*, onr work is licensed hy lh« Arkansas Stale Pianl Board. FREE INSPECTION & ESTIMATE—IF NEEDED SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H. C. BUnkenship L. I. Zefler 30fl Easl Kentucky Phone 2350 or 3579 HAVE YOU TASHD Yello^one's „„!,,„« flavor? No olhcr Kentucky Botirix.ii matches il—softly mellow . . . rich but not heavy. Try it for the finest lii B lib.iU you ever tasled. «..r«tf '&< U.MUJ) IN tOHO INC., lOUISVlUt, KENIUCKY E. B. Gee, Jr., Enters Jaycee Golf Tourney E. B. Gee. jr., of Blytheville 1948 state high school golf champion and .a member of the Arkansas team in the national Junioi Chamber of Commerce golf tonrna inent, will be among the younj golfers seeking places on the 1951 state team at the state Jnyeei tournament which opens in Pint Bluff tomorrow. Gee, who graduated from Blythe ville High School this spring, I one of the leading yoimg golfer of this area. He won the stati high school tournament last yea but could not repeat this spring A field of 43 young strokemakcr will tee off in tomorrow's openini round to vie for the seven place on the state team. The field wil play 18 holes Saturday and 1 Sunday. The seven players with th lowest scores will represent Ark ansas In the naiiona; tournament at Ames, la., later this summer. The state tourney is to be played at the Pine Bluff Country Club. ig pitchers. So far he's done it 34 lines In 70 ball games. If he keeps t up, he's a cinch to break Ace tdams' recqrd of 10 appearances or the Giants in 1943. Good control for a battling slnk- r are Jim's main props. Once In a while he zips through a fast ball, ml it's his ability to get the ball iver that counts most. In 85 Inn- ngs he's walked only 17 men — ibout one every four Innings. When the going Is roughest, Eddie iawyer calls for Konstanty. Curt iimmons has nine wins but Kon- tanty finished four of them. Rookie Bob Miller has a brilliant 8-0 rec- ird. But Jim saved him three times Only Robin Roberts doesn't seem need Konstanly. All of Robin's 10 victories have been complete ;ames. Miller needed help from Konstany afiiin yesterday to preserve his eighth straight, a 8-6 edge over New York. The sensational freshman was knocked out in the seventh. In came Konstanty to save he day, Cards Win 13-1 St. Louis prolccled Its one game eal in the National by knocking out Ewell Blackwel In a 10-ruri first inning to crush .Cincinnati. 13-1. It was the Cards' seventh straight and their 12th In a row at Sportsman's Park. Brooklyn clouted Warren Spahn and Vern BIckford, making his first relief appearance of the year, for a total of 16 hits In an 8-3 night win over Boston. Chicago kicked up a fuss in the eighth to score three runs, knock out Bill Werle and whip Pittsburgh. 4-2. Half the American League took the day off but both New York and ^ a ,, t ,,., 1 111Me< wm 5en , s , Cleveland chipped away at idle De- ager5 of lhe aU . s Ur squad, troll's lead. The Yanks' 5-4 edge over Philadelphia left them only !^ games back of the Tigers. Cleveland downed Chicago, 5-2, to trail Detroit by 4VS. Most slates cooperalc with lhe U.S. Geological Survey in mapping state territory. EXPERIENCED CARL E. HENDRIX LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR -j*a»^ 4H.V j SUBJECT TO DEMOCRATIC PftlM ARltzs 103O CAPABLE SINCERE DEPENDABLE WANTED EXPERIENCED SALESMAN To Sell Far ma 11 Tractors and International Trucks. A Good Deal for the Right Man BEN F. BUTLER CO. OSCEOLA Oeceola's City BoflbaH League All-Stars will meet the Ark-Uo Power Company Kilowattera of. Blylhevllle's City League In th« Oa- ceola loop's all-slar classic at Hal* Field in Osceola tonight. A picked team o! 18 playera, iH members of teams In the Qcceola. League, will oppose the Kllowatteri, who are currently leading wftball play In Blythwllle. Proceeds of tonight's gam* are to go to Osceola's summer recreation program. The game If «ch«duled for 8 o'clock. Members of the All-Stare ar« Herman Phillips of Ben r. Butler Company, Jim Irwih of Bowles Motor Company and Carroll Johnson of Home Oil Company, pitchers; Jack Sartain of Home Oil and Ma it Ian Irwin of Bowjes Motors, John Bearden of Buchanan w Hay slalon of Butler Company,' Fairley of Buchanan Motor, John Duclos of Bowles Motor, and R.' D. Mears of George Motor Company, outfielders; Bill Bowen of Buchanan; Leroy Koch of George Motor; Ray Mann' of Bowles Motor; Leslie • Speck of Bowles; Arthur Ayers of Home Oil; Jerry Wiseman of Boothe Service Station; and Bob Marrow, Home Oil, infielders. The all-star team was picked by managers of teams in the league. Ray Mann, manager of .the Bowles Motor Company team and Arthur Ayers, manager of the Home. Oil Company nine, will serve as mail- IN THF JUVENILE COURT FOR THE CHfCKASAWBA DISTRICT OF .MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OP BEVERLY V. MOHELOCK WARNING ORDER TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Take nolice that on the 8 day of July, 1950. the petition was filed by Berniece O. Ratcliffe, Director of the Child Welfare Division of the State Department of Public Welfare of the state, of Arkansas by Ruth Rorie, Child Welfare Consultant, in the Juvenile Court of the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, to have a certain child named Beverly V. Morelock declared a dependent or delinquent child, and to take from you the custody and guardianship of said child, and lo appoint for it some suitable person as its guardian with power to consent to the adoption of said child, or to place the same in some suitable institution In this State for the care and guardianship of dependent and delinquent children. Now, unless you appear wi'-hin wenty days after date of this 110- ice and show cause against such cparalion the petition shall be aken as confessed and a decree granted". Dated 7-8-50 - ' BiMbeth Blyth«, County Court Cleric, Mississippi County, Arkansas For Improoed KIDNEY FUNCTION In o majority of cases in -__ gated in several hospitals ana clinics, subnormal Kidney function was improved. Bladder pain and discomfort reduced after the use of Mountain Valley Water. IF your doctor has diagnosed ' your condition as functional Kidney impairment this natural, untreated mineral water may be very beneficial. Try it for o few week*, h is delicious, pure-tasting, and may be consumed freely. 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