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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 13, 1950
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1950 Cards Open Crucial Series With Leading Phils Tonight By Thf Aswwlal«l Prn* The chilis will be down loniglit when Philadelphia risks its hard won first place in the National League against the second place Cardinals in the opening of a vital three- game series at St. Louis. PhiUlcs. holding a nun-game eAgr. This is the big game of the day as the. majors return to family Icudmg after the all-star melodrama, although an important se- rlws opens tonight also at Yankee Stadium. if Cleveland's Indians, a same and one-half back of the second place New York Yankee-' in the American circuit, have a three-game job at the stadium. The Inj u r y - riricjlcd Yanks are three gamps back of the lo?.stie-!eari- ing Dolroil Tigers, who inwl the Senators at Washington in another n i z M t But the Plitl- ies vs. Cardinals ffair domiiii-.U'.s the scc-iie. a!id upon the outcome resls temporary leadcrsnip in the National loop. The amazing Howie Pellet one-game over St. [jOuLs, are expected to shoot Curt. Simmons iIO-5) against Howie Poilett (9-5) in a battle o( southpaws. Both the Phils and Cards have to take into consideration the fast- stepping Roston Braves, slamming along in third place only two games out of the lead. Billy Soul h worth's hoys are in Cincinnati for a niRht game with the Ren. 1 ;, and Johnny Sain with a 12-5 record Is due to be on the mound for the Beantowners. Cuhs I'lay Dodgers The Brooklyn Dodgers, In fourth place four and one-halt games back of Philadelphia, meet the ever- troublesome Cubs in Chicago. Preacher Roe, with a 10-4 mark, is scheduled for duty against the Cubs. For Brooklyn, it brings up a major mid-season question. Can the Bums bounce back after sticking up near the top for most of the first half of the season? In the American League, the nas- Mon as I he schedule, which sec.s the ofur western clubs in the east. The loss of Ted Williams, who may bo out for the season because of a left elbow fractured in Tucs- dya's all-star game at Chicago, Ls stiff blow to the Boston Red Sox They meet Chicago in Boston tonight. The Yankees also are consulting the physicians, with Joe DiMagrio. Yogi Bcrra and Hank Bauer doubtful starters against Cleveland. DiMassio aggravated .a groin muscle in the all-star accident ward contest. Bei ra banged his knee at Boston 10 days ago and has been limping since. Bauer lias a Jammed ankle. In addition, the Yanks have !iad only spot service form Tommy Henrich for weeks due to his trick knee. Detroit's Freddie Hutchinson (05) is scheduled to oppose Sid Hudson (8-1), at Washington, where the Tigers hope to make .some pen- ant hay before coming in to Bos- lita! list Ls drawing as much atten- I ton and Mew York laU'r next Wi//iams' Injury Fails to Dampen Pennant Hopes of Boston Red Sox Atlanta Breaks Vols Jinx to Protect Lead By The Associated Press Atlanta's Crackers have broken the Sulphur Dell jinx which lasted (or nearly two years and are still two games out In. front In the Southern Association pennant chase. After losing lourteen straight games to Nashville In the Vols' own "homer heaven." the Crackers finally captured one and at a crucial time when they spent a doubleheader last night by winning the nightcap. It. was the first Atlanta win in the Dell since August, 1048. On - rushing Birmingham split with Chattanooga's Lookouts and thereby failed to gain on the Crackers. The Vols took the opener from Atlanta, 4-2, as Bert Flamminl twirled a three-hitter. The Crackers took the afterpiece, 6-3. The Barons of Birmingham won the scheduled 7-inning first game of a twi-night doubleheadcr. 6-2, in 11-binings. The. Lookouts had to j come from behind to capture the nightcap. 3-2, in 10-innlngs. There were no other scheduled. games Sugar Costner Upsets Williams In Non-Title Bout PHILADELPHIA, July 13. f.'Fj — Ike Williams was expected to use George (Sugar) Costner as a stepping stone to a welterweight title light with Ray CSugarl Robinson. Instead, the lanky Costner thrashed lightweight champ Williams anrt .emerged himself as a top contender for Robinson's crown. Costncr turned in the fistic upset of the year last, night, when he handed Williams one of the worst lickings the 135-pound titlcholder ever received. The Camricn, N.J.. Negro simply smashed Ike into submission in a 10-round non-title scrap at Shibc Park. t So .superior was Co.stnrr that one* .of the judges. Frank Knarsborou£h. [ gave ihe winner all 10 rounds, A crowd of 9.809 paid a net catn nf S30.543 to witness thr surprise Costner victory- Like the champion he is. Williams rallied briefly In the sct'cnlh round and looked for a minute n,s if tie w'ould rio the impossible and kayo Costner. He rocked George with" a left, hook—but he didn't have the stamina to follow up his opening and Cnstncr regained the r-ffensivr Costner. 3 to 1 unrlerdop: in ttic betiinf-. weighed 113. five nrire than Williams. Slugger Scheduled H To Undergo Operation! On Left Elbow Today i By n.AVK O'HARA BOSTON. July 13. (/P>—Ted Williams, the Boston Red Sox $125.000- a-year outfielder, undergoes an operation for a fracture of the left elbow today, but his teammates have their sights set on the American League pennnnt. ""There i.s a good possibility Williams will be out for the rest of the season," . orthopedic Surgeon Joseph Shorted! said as he prepared to perform the operation at Santa Maria Hospital I n Cambridge. But the Red Sox took the news of their Innky slugger's injury In the all-star game as "part of the game* 1 . and refused lo odmlt they were out of the pennant race, ilthnugh eight Barnes behind the front - running Detroit Tigers.' "There's no filling Williams' shoes." said Manager Steve O'Neill i n announcing - Clyde Vollmer Ted Williams ,vill take over left field and bat, in Ted's No. 3 spot. "It is pretty tough luck for him and the ball club, but there is nothing we can do about it." the Boston pilot added. Caught Kiner's Fir Johnny Pesky's comment w a s typical among (he socker-s; "Gee, that's' tough for Williams and certainly tough for all of us, but these things happen und we simply will have to battle all the harder." Williams suffered his injury after hauling down Ralph Kiner's long smash in the first inning of the all-star classic lu Chicago's ComiEkcy Park Ttiesdav. "It hit the wall with the heel Hue/sons Take 2nd Half Lead With 1 >-7 Win lotfon Pickers Take Marion 9 Btytheville Junior Legion Team Paste* Legionnaires 6-3 Coach Jimmy Fisher's Blythcville unlor Legion Cotton pickers riown- d the Marion-West Memphis nine i-3 at West Memphis yesterday iftertioon (o avenge a 0-4 licking handed them hy the Crittenden lountians last week. Ted Vance hurled seven-hit ball o lead the pickers to victory. Three if the seven hits given up by Vance came In the seventh and eighth innings. During the first ix Innings the Marion-West Memphis crew failed to hit a ball out of the infield. Three Infield blows, lowevcr, went for base hits. Bob chlldress, young outfielder of the pickers, led his team's slick work .smashing three hits in four trips to the plate and scoring two runs. Jennings. West Memphis hiir- ler, »ol two hlls to lead his team. Jennings allowed only seven hits :ilso but the Pickers' hits were more tmiely, The Pickers scored first, pushing across a run in the opening Inning. They added two more in the third, one In the fourth and two In the sixth to complete their scoring. West Memphis scored once the seventh and twice in the eighth. Sunday afternoon the Pickers are slated to meet the West Memphis High School nine at Walker Park and Wednesday they go to Rector. Box Score: AH 3 Sports Roundup •UGH FULLKITON IB. NEW YORK. July 13. \iT>— Vim liear thai Ted Williams broke a bone In his elbow during Tuesday's all-star game and probably will be out the rest of the sea.wn. . . And Immediately you recall what happened to Di?,/.y Dean back In 1937. , Dizzy, always a center of controversies, bad been charged with trying to "duck" lhal game. . , . But he went In and pitched and a line drive broke his toe . . . Try- Ing to ease up on that injured member. Dean hurt his pitching arm and it never regained Its old whiplikc strength ... He won only one game for the Cards that year and only a few after he was sold to the Cubs for SISMWO the next year. . . . Maybe Ted can get back into action in a few weeks and maybe the Injury won't interfere with his balling—but just think what might happen to baseball's most valuable bit of Ivory if he should develop an unconscious hitch in his swing. . If there's any question, Ted probably should stick to the one-handed sport of fly casting. Hlvllu'villr Bslknap . . Koonce . . Stires Ib .. O'Neal 3b Vance p .. Garner 2b Halslead Ross c f Dyer cf Treece rf .... Jennings p ... O. Jennings 2b Totals . 4 . 3 . 4 . 4 . 4 34 Totals . 33 Marion-West Memphis AB J. Jenkins ss 4 Stevens 3b a B u r n e 11 Hudson's Pacemaker took over the second half,lead in ! she'eks Ib the Northeast Arkansas-Southeast i watts cf Missouri Softball League by defeat- cook' ing Blytheville Motor Company 12-7 at Walker Park last night. The victory gave the Pacemakers a 3-1 second half record and put them a half-game ahead of the Molormen and Dr. Pepper Battlers of Paragonld who are tied for second with 2-1 records. The Pacemakers have but one game left to play and the Motormcn and Bottlers each have two. Billy Dcnton started for the Pacemakers, worked six innings and then gave way to Bear. But Denton. who had taken another position on tile team after being lifted, had to be called back In the seventh Inning when Bear ran into trouble. The Pacemakers collected 12 nils off the offerings of Charles Cook while the motormen were celling but seven off-DenUm and Bear. of my hand." Ted explained. "But it Nat-anal Softball Meet In Semi-Final Round TEXARKANA. Tex.. July 12. <;T'. —The quartcrfiml field of the national VFW Softball tournament youth division, was completed last ntpht. Texarkana bent Hoi Snrines Ark.. 12-2. and Decntur. Ill,, bent \V>ke villnge of Tcxarkana. U-0. Whitticr. Calif., riefcndinc chain pions, went !o the scmi-finalf last night, as did Memphis. Tenn. was in the elbow that I noticed the pain." Williams said the pain didn't bother him too much until he left the ijame at the end of eight innings. But then, he said, It started to ache and by the time he boarded a plan for Boston he had to keep it perfectly still and even then it throbbed. ! Although given t h n "ok" by j Packy Schwartz, Chicago White Sox trainer, Ted decided on x-rays ycs- j terrtay. The pictures showed a fracture of the head of the left radius —a bone in the elbow. May Hinder Ha A righthander thrower. Red Sox official? arc worried most that the injury will affect Ted's terrific power in batting. As a lefty batter. Ted gets much of his drive from his left arm. Although Williams' batting average is low for him at .321. he is n]) with the leaders in other departments. He is tied with Cleve land's Al Rosen In homers with 25: tied with teammate Wall Dropo in La Motto Gets Nod yf r Mitri; Eyes Robinson's Title NEW YORK. July 13. Wi—Anoth- Jake LaMottn-Ray Rribinson fight was in the [linking today following the middleweight chamnimi's easy conquest of Italy's Tiberio Mitri. LaMotta was due to step Into the offices of the International Boxing Club some time this afternoon to pick up a check of around S33.100 and to discuss plans for a sixth scrap with the welterweight king. The. Bronx Bull paved the way for that encounter by belting mil a 15- round unanimous decision over Mitri in Madison Square Garden last nlgMt. It, was like, old times in Ihe palace of sock as a surprisingly lar^e turnout nf 16,360 paid SDD.8'41 and rocktd the root with cheers. It was the biggest Garden fight pale in couple of years. There was no radio or television broadcast. Gra-Y to Install Officers Tonight New officers of the Ora-Y will he installed tonight hy Mrs. J. E. Stover. Secretary of Girl's Work, at 7:30 at the Blylheville "Y," J. Dim-alt. "Y" secretary said. Pnrcnk of the Gra-Y members have l>ecn Invited to attend installation services. New members also will be initiated at the meeting. A social hour will follow. The Gra-Y is one of the weekly meetings sponsored by the- "Y Other meetings are Junior Tri-Hi- Y Tuesday afternoons, folk dancing Tuesday morning and handicrafts Friday morning. Rccrea'ional opportunities are offered in the game, room daily from !l a.m. until 5:3n p.m. Ping-pong, chess, checkers, monopoly and billiards are available, Mr. Garrott said. RBI's with 8.1: and leader in runs scored with 76. He also has 22 doubles, one (ewer than league leader George. Kc-ll of Detroit. In suffering the bone fracture. Williams became the second outstanding player to suffer n major injury in the all-star panics, which started in Chicago In 1933. Dizzy Dean of the St. Louis Cardinals sufferer! a broken toe when hit by a drive in the 1937 game. LnVer, to avoid placing too much pressure on his toe. he changed his pitching mntion, suffered a sore arm and never reached his peak again. Watchful Waiting Jack While nt the fonthall Yankees has been scouting and signing playprs in hie Southwest and reports thai college coaches keep asking "what about that eight- man line." . . . Seems a lot of Ihfm ar« cxnerimenlliiK Greasy .Veal's metlirtil of slopping "T" ;la.vs and they'd likt to know how to heal that defense . . . .lack's standard reply Is: "Come In Philadelphia September IK. (That's when Nealc's Daglcs play the Cleveland Browns). Panl Brown Mill come up with something." One-Minute Sports Page Word just trickling in from Ok lahoma is that four out of fwi starters on Hank Iba's A. and M basketball team next winter will DC sophomores. . . Seems last year" frosh squad consistently outscorcc the varsity by several country mile: . Charlie Justice, who makes a: many as six speeches a week in hi -.lew public relations job witii thi North Carolina medical foundation has turned down a bid to go over seas with a football clinic as wel us an invitation to the Chicago All Star game. . . . Ben Hognn ha: signed with General ArtisU to hall die radio and TV bookings am probably will get more out of 15 minute guest shots than from three hour golf exhibitions . . . Kid Dus sart. the Belgian lightweight wh avidly follows wild west movies in his home country, has been booke by Dcwey Fragctta to meet Chic Whitewater at San Francisco in hi second American fight. The ki probably wilt be looking for tomahawks. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L ret tlanta Birmingham . Memphis Nashville •Jew Orleans Mobile Chattanooga 65 30 .647 M 33 47 3D 47 41 40 45 M « W 53 Little Rock . . ,' ........ "11 .621 54T .534 .471 .437 .424 .321 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pel. hiladclphia 4* 29 .603 St. Louis 43 30 .589 Boston 42 31 .575 Brooklyn 3S 3J J« ihicago 33 3* .465 New York >4 +0 .459 Cincinnati W 44 .397 Pittsburgh ft 4« .370 Ktul nf the Line The U. S. t,a»'n Tennis Association is building up Wimbledon champ Budge Patty as a glam- nur hoy for the Forest Ilills tournament . . . Former featherweight champ Johnny Dtimlcr ar;ncs Willie Pep and Ray Hobinson arc. the only prcscnt- riay boxers who can be comparril to the old-timers . - . Denny Myers, Boston College grid roach, Named Circuit Clerk LITTLE ROCK. July 13. m — Mrs. Christine Spradlin of Searcy has been named by Governor McMath to succeed her late husband C. C. Spradlin. as White County circuit clerk. Her term expires next Dec. 31. NOTICE OF GRANTING OF UQUOR PERMIT Notice is hereby given that [he i Commissioner of Revenue of the State of Arkansas has Issued a permit No. 641 to N. S. Rossie to sell and dispense, vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as 420 W Ash. Blytheville. This permit issued on the 1st day of July li>30 and expired on the Mlh day of June 1951. N. S. Raxit 7-13-50 Pf can trees should be set In holes Ihrcc Icct wide and three or four feet deep. Hard-boiled fges shell easil> when held under cool running \va- HOMEMADE PIES \Vc Take Vour Orilcr Mrs. N. .1. Humphrey Call 23 Contact Us For The Host In Wedding Pictures FAUGHT'S STUDIO VCM Glenrr* nltlit. Plwnt 6011 GO YOU OWN A HOME? HERE IS A SUMMER SPECIAL: 50 Any ordinary houst treated for termites We don't have (o practice or experiment on yuur job—we have had 12 years of experience All our work is done according to regulations, our work is licensed by.the Arkansas Stale Planl Hoard. FREE INSPECTION & ESTIMATE—IF NEEDED SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. 535 N. 6th. Phone 2350 H. C. Hlankcnship...L. J. /cllcr Call fiOSfi Call 3579 "He was giving me a hundred and one reasons why people like to borrow at GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION, and I wqs so impressed — I plumb forgot to give him a ticket." AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit New York Cleveland Boston Washington Cliicaso Philadelphia . St. Louis W L Pet .... 49 2« .B53 .... 47 30 .610 .... 46 32 42 35 36 41 3-1 45 27 49 27 49 .590 .545 .461 .430 .355 .355 YesEcrdav s Resulls Southern Association Birmingham 6-2, Chattanooga 2-3 N?.shvil!e 4-3, Atlanta 2-6 Only games scheduled National League No games scheduled Amrriran League No games scheduled Armorel, Light Advance In Tournament at Manila Armorel and Light won opening round victories in th« re-play of the District Thred National Baseball Congress tournament which got underway on Manila's Jaycee Field last night. Both games wore closely-played.* - ' Today s Games Southern Association Memphis at Mobile night Birmingham at Chattanooga night Atlanta at Nashville night Litle Rock at New Orleans night National Lojroe ! New Vork at Pittsburgh Brooklyn at Chicago ! Boston at Cincinnati (night) Philadelphia at St. Louis night. American Lea^nr Cleveland at New York (night) St. Loui,s at Philadelphia (ui^ht) Detroit at Washington (night) Chicago at Boston (night) 20 Die m Train Wreck BERLIN, JULY 13. Wj—Twenty persons were killed and more-than 50 injnrerf in a train wreck in the uranium mining section oT Russian- occupied Sa\ony last night, the Soviet-licensed ADN News Agency reported. free-scoring contests with a total or 44 runs scored In the twi-night doubleheader. Light, a Greene County entry, nosed out Carryville of Clay County, ,14-13 in the first game a net the Tigers ol Armorel edged out Le pa n to 9-8 in the nightcap. Rains this morning threatened to postpone tonight's doublehcad- and tournament officials .said this morning thnt unless there ts let up by early afternoon the games would »ot be played uhtfl tomorrow night Jones born vs. Stanford Slated to meet in tonight's twin bill are Joncsboro and Stanford at 6 o'clock with Manila playing Tru- niann at 8 o'clock. Last nights' games were nearly an hour late In getting started and as a result the second game was not completed until late. The. Armorel-Lepan to contest was cut to seven innings due to the late start- but a tic score forced the teams to play nine innings. J. L. Johnson and Jack Dnclos supplied the bis Wows for Armorel in the second game, u was Johnson's triple in the last of the .seventh inning that tied the score at eight-all and Duclos' home run in th'e last of the ninth scored the winning run, Frank Ellis opened on the hill for the Tigers and pitched until the eighth when Fritz West took over. West was credited with the victory. Second round games in the tournament are scheduled to be played tomorrow and Saturday nights with no games scheduled for Sunday, j Play will be resumed Monday night j with the semi-final round nmi the j finals are set for Tuesday night, j In event rain prevents play to- i night, games scheduled for tonight . will tie played tomorrow night with ! thB second round to be run oft . Saturday and Monday nights, the ; semi-finals Tuesday night and the finals Wednesday night, hooked 31 striped bass on a remit fishing Irip off Crv": r'--l. Hc'rl throw them all back If he could hook one good passer. Club to Honor Blytheville Man The Hcrrin. 111., Saddle and Bridle, Club will repay Sunday at least a part of the hospitality pair! some of its members when they rocie over 200 miles on horseback to attend a horse sale here in Blytheville. The chib is giving a barbecue In honor of C. G. Smith. BlyLheviUe horse breeder and trainer who \vas host to the 12 Saddle and Bridle Club members that made the trek to Blytheville to attend Mr .Smith'.-; sale of Tennessee walking horses. The barbecue will be held at the club m Herrin. Ill,, and invitations have been received by a number of Blythcville residents who befriended the 12 horsemen on their visit here. Godwins' Take w Hudson Nine Bill Godwin's Sporting Goods nine, leaders in the Bay Window Softball League, continued Its winning ways by downing Burnett Hudson Sales 19-13 In a league game yesterday afternoon. The Hudsons scored all their runs in the first two innings but were shut out trie rest o( the way as the Godwins came from behind to score 16 runs in the last live Innings. This afternoon the Courier News was scheduled to meet Mead's in another league game. Race Track to Honor Horses with Banquet CLEVELAND, July 13. 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