The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 14, 1950 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 14, 1950
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»AGK EIGHT Simmons and Sisler Keep Phils Moving JBLYTHEVrTXE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* By JACK HAND WrIUr) a $65,000 bonus baby and a St. Louis The Phils' w\m kids ride high today with •mtoff taking tlie bows. Curt Simmons, 21-ycar-olil lefty from Kxypl, p a ., is Uie bonus prize whose four- hitler lasl niglit boosted the hustling; Phils inlo n two-game lead in the National. Dick SLslcr Is the Cardinal hand-*- -—— ~ — with Ihe home run punch that complied .Simmons' effort into a 3-2 victory over second place St. I/juts. Whipping the Cards is old stnf for both. Simmons holds three dc cisions over Eddie Dyer's club Against St. Louis, ex-Cord Sislei Is slugging ,447, It was a "big game" that Simmons and Sisler won for the Plills opening IhHr third miri all-important swing through the west. Whin- ping the Red Birds tn their owr park mean, 1 ; tlie Phils can't he ousted from the lead before they leave town. Walked ijiii TWO Simmons, a ti'hix since iie found control, walked only two inen and struck out six. The Cards had trouble lifting the ball out of the Infield AX Curt zipped home with his llth victory. But Simmons and loser Hcnvie Pallet mEght be buttling yet if Sisler hadn't come along with a tie- breRkhiR home run In the sixth jnn- inp. Homers by Granny Hntrmer and Andy Scaiinlck in the first two innings accounted for the Phils other runs. Boston skidded Ihree full games behind Ihe Phils, losing to Cincinnati. 7-3, as the Reds won their fifth slrnighl. Too bad Cincy took so long getting started. Since June 20 the Reds have swept 15 of 21, holiest pace in the Jeng"The awakened Reds hopped Johnny SaSn for four rnn.s in the eighth, ruining his bid for win No. 13. An error by Buddy Kerr, .singles by Ted Klu.szewski, Connie Ryan and Joe Adcock and a Ily ball .scored (he runs. Her in Wehmeier allowed only lour hits. The husky Red righthander now has won three in a row and five of his lust .six. Brooklyn lost the services of Its southpaw ate, Preacrher Roe, for an indefinite period, while bowing to Chicago, 6-4. The double disappointment on the opening of their third western tour was a hitler pill for the wobbly Dodgers. Roe injured his lefl shoulder pitching to Hank Saner In the third. Then he hit Andy Pafko on the leg. His left- /orearm became numb while pitching to Bill Serena. U was his first loss to the Cubs since June 20, 1948. Minner Winner Paul Minner held his old Dodger mates to five hits in a ronte-goiiifj job. He helped win his own game with a pair of singles. Hain washed out the scheduled day game between the New York Giants and Pittsburgh. Bad weather also postponed two nil-lit gomes in the American—Cleveland at New York and St, Louis at Philadelphia. Detroit boosted its American League lead over the idle New York Yankees to 3'A gnmes as Hal Newhouser set down a ninth Inning Washington rally for a 5-2 decision. Washington loaded the bases with none oul in the ninth on singles by Mickey Vermin and Sam Mete and a walk. Newhouser miufe Sam Dente foul out find Al Evans hit Into a double play Lo save his ninth triumph. ' Clyde Vollmer. Ted Williams' re- placemen), smashed a homer and two doubles in the Boston Red Sox* 8-7 "squeaker" over Chicago. Rnin cut the game to seven and a half innings, Vollmer. playing left field with Williams out of action because of a broken elbow, drove home two runs. Vcrn Stephens also homered, hi* igth. In a five-rim lirsl inning aLlack that routed Bos" ion's old nemesis, Kay Scarborough. Sports Roundup HUGH Kill I.KKTON JR. NEW yOUK. July 14. W)—They've alwiys called Jack La Motta an unpredictable fighter, but who could have predicted that "the bull" would turn boxer to beat 'j'iberio Mitri with left joli.s? . . . But he was Hie old jal:e at least once durlnt; the evening . , . When someone came iulo his dressing room with word that the gate was almost SIOO.OOO. La Motta asked quickly: "Cross or net?" . . . Economy note: Yoki Berra, the comic book connoisseur, now saves them for Joe DiMaggio, who passes them to young Joe . . . Travel Item: ke Jacobs, new Fresno (Calif.) Slate College football coach. Is reported lo be looking over material hi Pennsylvania, and Dud Degrool. who moved irom West Virginia lo New Mexico, is making the same kind of search in California. Them as Has Git* When the hmnefulks at Portsmouth. Va.. los-sed a celebration for Chandler Harper after his P«A vtciory, Harper revealed (hat the golf tournatnenl wasn't the only Ihioj he won that week .... Seems fhaf before his departure, he. had figured out a uinntr al the local <lit f track and left a SZ b«l for his next start . . . Chandler was just a.s sure Ihls dor would win as he was sure of his own success in the last feir rounds . . . And, as he said of his 1'li.A final against Henry Williams, "I knew I hid to do it ana I fell, I rould do It" .-. . The riffR must have, felt the same way; he came in at the iiite ork* of *:<'>,»<). SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION . W I. Pet. Atlanta 56 30 .051 Birmingham s<] Memphis . 47 Nashville 47 New Orleans -10 Mobile . 38 Chattanooga :{0 Little Rock 28 .621 .547 .528 329 Tigers to Meet Tennessee Nine Armorel Tiucis will meet Ihe Riclgley, Tcnn., Independents In Ihe first game of a doiiblclicadcr at Armorel Park Sunday afternoon. In Ihe second game two Negro learns will square »ff with Hie Gi- anls of Barfield playing the Cubs of Blythcville. Frit/, West is slated lor mound duties lor (he Tigers. Golf Dates Set FAYETTEV1LLE, Ark.. ,J,,|y H . M/—Ih e fourth annual Northwest Arkansas invitational golf tournament will be held at the Fayclieville Country Club Aug. lo-l. 1 ) Sporfspourri Montgomery, Ala., baseball fans are high on Ihe Rebel's double lilay combination of Ralph Franck and Frank Dlprima and say lhey'11 be ready for the parent Cardinals n a couple of years . . . Just about Die time the O. of Georgia was announcing wilh pleasure lhat football hotshot Menll Mavraides lias accepted a grant-ln-ald, the kid was telling hometown newspapermen in Lowell, Mass.. "this Is the lappiest day In my life" because tinil been accepted by Noire 3>ime . . . Old-timers at Wednesday's fights professed to see a strong resemblance between Bobby Dykes. Ihe skinny Austin, Tex., welterweight; and George Gardner, a lop-rank light heavy of about iao:i . . Stanford's [coital] ticket-sellers lave set aside "about 50" tickets or relatives of Al Pollard, Army's sophomore whiz, when Ihe Cadels /isil Palo Alto next (all. nols All, Brolherj Although Ihe million bu<* Scarborough Downs race track in Maine didn't turn uul lu be a told mine »l lh e start, » new semi-pro baseball league in the same territory, Ihe Down East l-carue, hai been pulling rood crouds ... Birmingham, Ala., is sluginr "umpire appreciation week" during which all umps in the county are juesl.s «f Ihe Barons al ball (tames and jiris will be presented lo all the Southern Association arbilers . . . Most appropriate Irophy, of course, would be. lo give Ihcm a solid gold raspberry. Film Expected to Net Jackie Robinson $50,000 HOLLYWOOD, July H. (,r) — Brooklyn's Jackie Robinson figures lo do all right, financially, on the "Jackie Robinson Slory," a movie dealing with the racial problem Hcporls are thai he'll make at least $50,000. The Dodger second baseman gets 25 per cent of th<- profils il he clecls, or can take a flat guarantee, which ever is more advantageous to him. He worked only 18 days In the picture. The National Geographic Society says Hans Meyer, in 1889. was th - ----j- .u,,^. w.i:, u ie last mgni were n first man to scale 19,565-foot Kibo wet grounds. The peak in Africa. NATIONAL LEAGUE W I, Philadelphia St. Louis . Boston Brooklyn . , Chicago . ... New York . . Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . AMERICAN Detroit New York Cleveland Boston . Washington . ... Chicago . .. Philadelphia St. Louis . Yesterday's Results Southern Association Litile Hock.4, New Orleans 1 Allanta 9. Nashville 4 Other games postponed ; National League Philadelphia 3. St. Ixmis 2 Chicago 6, Brooklyn 4 Cincinnati 7, Boston 3 New York at Pittsburgh, rain FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1950 his crown with an unanimous decision. CAP Wirephoto). .551 champions will open .455 - • -.425 .355 .355 Day game ..... Jackets at Keiser. The schedule with three other American League Detroit S, Washington 2 Boston 8, Chicago 7 Cleveland at New York, rain St. Louis at Philadelphia, rain Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Mobile (2). night Birmingham at Chattanooga, nfght Atlanta at Nashville (2>. uighl Little Rock at New Orleans, night National Learae Philadelphia at St. Louis, uighl Brooklyn at Chicago New York at Pittsburgh, night Boston at Cincinnati American IjTafwe Cleveland at New York, night Chicago at Boston Detroit at Washington, niqiii St. Louis at Philadelphia (2 twi- llight) Two Bob Lemons In Cleveland is Good Possiblity HOUSTON. July 14. W>—American League baseball fans in Cleveland might be a bit confused if they ha<i two Bob Lemon's on their team. But Joe Vosmik, manager cif Cleveland's Oklahoma City Texas League farm club, wouldn't be surprised If just such confusion develops within the next year or so. Vosmik today tabbed liis big left fielder—Jnmcs Robert mob) Lemon—as the Texas League's best major league prospect. ' Cleveland already IMS Roljpi-l (Bob) Granville Lemon, the 30- year-old righthamled pitcher. Vosmik's Bob is Ihe current Texas League home run slugger, having blasted 33 homers In 92 games. This puts him ahead of the league record of 55 set in 1921 hy Clarence (Big Boy) Kraft, wlm slammed his Ihirly-lhird on July IB. CSL Play Rained Out Games In Ihe City Softball League lasl night wen: postponed due played at a later date game swill be 70-Gome Grid Slate Booked For Bulldogs WILSON. July H — Coach Roy Stobaugh of Ihe Wilson High School Bulldogs yesterday announced a 10-game schedule for his (cam's 1950 football season. The District Three Class B . — -,—. their season Sept. 22 against the Luxora Panthers here and will close it Nov. 24 with the traditional Thanksgiving Reiser's Yellow includes Class B games schools n Mississippi County. Sliawnce of loincr. Osccola and Dycss. Tmbo- den, Trumann, West Memphis, Tyronza and Marvel are other members of Ihe Bulldogs' schedule The Schedule Luxora ' here Dycss here Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. 0 Oct. n Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24 Shawuee Trnmann fmboden West Memphis Tyronza Osceola Marvel Keiser here there here here here there there there Joe DiMaggio is Sold; Cousin of the Clipper BRIDGEPORT, Conn., July |.|. > Joe DiMaggio was sold last night. Business Manager Prank Silva of the Bridgeport Bees of the Colonial League announced the sale for an unannounced sum of DiMaggio, cousin of the New- York Yankees' ,. mighty Joe. to the Port Arthur LON'NIE CAMDEN GERTIE Texas, club of the Big State Lea- { CAMDEN and BUSTFR Paul Pettit Hurls Well but Loses To Travelers 4-1 By The Associated Press Paul Pettit. the S1C0.030 bonus boy, turned in his brat job of the season for Pittsburgh's farm hands in New Orleans last night. But he lost a.5 usual, 4-1 to Little Rock. As usual the plate wasn't big i enough for Paul to throw enou-h strikes across. But he did manage to hold the Travelers to four nits. Three of Paul's bontiful ei"iit walk.? came in the fourth inning when Ihe Travs scored three timei During the big fourth Little Reck also got two hits, and that should have been enough for Paul. It wa-i- n't. He stuck around until the eighth inning after giving up another run in the sixth. The stint w?s his longest of the season and his third defeat. He has win. Ed .March gave iN'eiv Orleans Mity five hits. Atlanta and Na.hville played the only other Southern Association game with Atlanta winning 9-4 and picking tip a half game more over second place Birmingham. Atlanta now leads by two and a nail games. The Birmingham - Chatlancosa game got a.s far as the third inning before rain washed the l-i score o!f the books. Memphis at Motile never was .started because of rain. Wet Grounds Halt Manila Tourney Play Wet grounds halted play in the District Three National "Bas-lnll Congress tournament at Manila last nigfit but action is expected to be resumed tonight. Last night's games, which pilled i Jonesboro against Stanford and i Manila against Trumann will he Played tonight. The Jonesboro- Stauford games is scheduled for B o'clock and the Manila-Trumann lilt' 3.1 O. Last night's postponement has thrown the tournament a d?\> be hind schedule. A. A. (Pinky) TMon district NBC commissioner said' ihis mornin*. Second round play is s l a t e d to begin tomorrow night and be completed Monday night with the semifinals to be played Tuejsdav ni»ht and the finals Wednesday n i»ht No tournament games are scheduled for Sunday afternoon. Joe Louis Wants to Fight Charles as Tax Payment By JACK HAND NKW YORK, July H. (Al')—Joe Louis is coming back to figOit Kzzni-d Charles in September if he can settle liia income tax problems. Jim Norris, president of (lie In- fenuitionnl lloxing club, gave out Ihe news yesterday when he revealed plans for n Louis-Charles tout al Yankee Sliidium In Ihe lasl week of September. The date probably will lie Thursday, Sepl. 28. "Joe owes (he government a considerable sum of money," said Norris. "The only way lie can ever pay il and gel straightened oul asjain is to fnjhl flfinin. "He has asked Ihe government to accept whatever his purse would be for it Charles fight In full seltle- ment of the government's claim. Thai would hold whether his purse amounted lo more Ihan what he owed or less." "Owes More Ihan $f>8,00fl" Norris said Louis goi. inlo lax difficult jtj> a couple of j'ears nfo because the government disallowed certain deductions he had laken on advice of his auditors and counsel He pointed out Ihnt the champ's investments hadn't turned oul too well. "The government has shown leniency in tax problems of athletes and others who made their money in a .short period ortimo," saiil Norris. He placed Louis' debt al "considerably more" Ihan a reported S58.000. There is tio indication as lo when and how the government mighl answer Louis' request. IN THE JUVKNILE COURT FOR THE CIHCKASAIVUA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OP THE GUARDIANS!'.IP OF CLIFTON FlAY FOSSEY guc. DiMaggio, who broke into o- ganized baseball as 'an outfielder, pitcher. Sweatt Swings Sweetly; Whams 5, Hurls No-Hitter NEWMAN. Oa., July 14. </!•>—Hill Sweatt of Newman pitched n no- hit, no-run 0-n victory over the league leading Alexander City. Ala.. Millers of the Class D. Gcorgia- Alahiuna League last night. FOSSEY, Defts. WARNING OKDKIl TO .ALL TO WHOM IT j CONCERN: Take notice that on the 6 dav of July, 1950, a petition was flW by Bernicc G. Ratcliffe. Director o: the Child Welfare Division of the Stale Department of Public Welfare by Ruth Rorie, Child Welfare Consultant, in the Juvenile Court for the Chicknsawba DiMricl of Mississippi County, to have a certain • " • ~ ••>:.••>•• .->i|j[ii t,ouniy, to nave a certain nnlc Sweatl fanned 13 baiters and walk- child named'cmton Raj F« " yd'- S^^S b^uoc-ked' 't ^oV'yrthe *£&£ five runs. IN T1IJ-; .TUVKMf.K COURT roil TIH-: cmCKASAwiiA niSTitic'i Or MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AKKAN'SAS IN THE MATTER OP THE GUARDIANSHIP OP BEVERLY warmnship of said child and lo "••s it.^ gtiardian wilh pmvrr to consent to the adoption of ~,M<] child, [>r to place Ihe same in some suit-' V. MORELOCK WARNING OItl>KK TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Take notice that on Ihe 6 day of July, 1!)50, the petition was filed by Berniece G. Ratcllffe, Director of Ihe Child Welfare Division of Ihe State Department of Public w,>l-[ fare of Ihe Stale of Arkansas by' Rulh Rorie. Child Welfare Comull-' ant. in the Juvenile Court of the District of Hfississiijpj County, to have n certain child named Beverly V, Morelocfc declared a dependent or delinquent child, and to take from you the custody and guardianship of said child, ami to appoint for it some .suitable |»r- son as its guardian with power to consent lo Ihe adoption ol said child, or (o place Ihe same in some suitable institution in this Stale for the care and guardianship of rtc- Ijeudciil and delinquent children Now. unless you appear wi:hi i '.wcnfy days utler dale of this no' tice and show cause against such separation nit petition shall' be laken as confessed and a d--c-ec ','ranled. " Dated 7-8-50 Elizabeth Blythe, County Court Clerk,'jpi County, Arkansas Iw ,,, [e ,, .„ ^^ „„,,„ „ s Onr| 7j7-H-2l-23 1 YELLOWSTONK, INC. T I.OUISVlll.R, K able institution in this state for the csre and pjardiinship of dependent and delinquent children N'ow unless you appear witiiin twenty days aiter the cia'.e o: this notice snd ,=ho-.v cause ass:nst -uch application, ihe petition shall be tafcen as confessed and a decree granted. Dated this 6 cay of July, 19150. Elizabeth SJrtha. cisrh ' Cards to Meet Burdette Sunday Blythcvillc's Cardinals of Ihe Mississippi County Semi-Pro Bnse- ball League will be lit home Sunday afternoon, meeting Burdette in a league game at Walker Park. Sunday's game will be the next lo last home showing of Ihe Cardinals this season. After this outing they will have but one more home tilt, against Lutes July 23. The Blythevllle-Burdettc game is one of the four league games scheduled for Sunday. Other contests are Number Nine at Tomato, Keiser al Forty and Eight, and Lules at Eto- Ted Williams To Remain on Bosox's Roster BOSTON, July 14. (API— Encouraged by the immediate medical reports of Ted Williams' splintered- elbow surgery. General Manager Joe Crom'n today said the Boston Red Sox' $125,000-a-year salaried slugger would continue on the club's active player list. "I don't want to put Ted on the sidelines officially until such action appears absolutely necessary." Cronin explained. If Williams was declared disabled by his club, it could obtain a replacement for him and still re-mam inside the major league's 25-play- et limit. He suffered the injury making an against ihe wall catch in the first inning of Tuesday's all star in Chicago. During a 75-minules operation yesterday seven bone fragments/ M| largest the size and shape of a diffl* coin, were removed from his left elbow. The attending surgeon, Drs. Joseph Shorten and Ralph McCarthy, agreed the surgery was "very suc- ccrsfiil." Both were certain that Williams would regain full use of his left arm ant! would be able to play again, Neither would predict when, but Dr. McCarthy, the club ohysiciau, expressed hopes it would be this season. Dirty Sox-Meads Game Rained Out Yesterday afternoon's Bay Window Softball League s;ame between the Courier News and Mead's was postponed due lo wet grounds. The game was lo be played Ihis afternoon at Little Park, "weather permitting. \ Kibo. a snow-capped mounisin ] pea!:, is only soo miles south of the! Equator in Africa. i LJ nchanging Quality and mellow flas r or have made Yellowstone a favorite since 1872. DO YOU OWN A HOME? HERE IS A SUMMER SPECIAL 50 Any ordinary house treated for termites - W« don I have (o practice or e*p*riment on your job— we have had 12 j- cars of eiperitnce Ah our work is clone according lo . o«r work is \l censed by Ihe Arkansas Stale Plant Board. FREE INSPECTION & ESTIMATE— (F NEEDED SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H. 0. 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