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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 19, 1943
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.y COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1043 Ernie White Tosses Bums For 7-1 Loss By United Press The gloom in Flatbush is so thick llils morning you could cut it »ith n knife: The reusou^-lhe St. Louis cardinals beat the Beloved Bums, nnd In no uncertain manner, Billy Souttiworlh's boys turned on the steain to hammer : out -a 7-to 1 irluijiph,' reminiscent of last year's stretch battles. •Ernie White pitched n masterful three hit ball game until'the seventh Inning when on old misery cniight : hirh In the shoulder. Harry Btechen. 'came iri to pitch hltless 'ball for the rest of the game. 'Hie Cards clubbed Whitlow Wyatt off Ihe hill in the fourth Inning and continued their attack on reliefer Us ''.Webber.' The Boston Braves stayed In sec- ond'place by clumping the ^Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 to 0. It was Boston's fifth straight triumph and LEUDS SOUTHFI LOSF. Lowly Chicks Knock Barons From Top 'Rung 2-1 ; Lack Of Speed Kept Heilmann From Being Greatest Right-Hand Hitter 'Little Rock Wins By United Press The Nashville Vols arc back on lop of the Southern Association standings this morning. The Vols —ousted from, the lead last Saturday moved into first place again by defeating Chattanooga 'last By HAItllV OKAYSON NKA Siwrls Edllor Lack of speed going to first base kept Hurry Kdwln Hellinnnn from matching Rogers 'Hornsby as the Greatest of all right-hand hitters Harry Heilmann wasn't precisely slow, but experienced difficulty In getting his tremendous bulk moving rapidly toward first base. Honisby nnd other renowned hitters beat out balls knocked down by Inficlders on which lleilmunn would have been thrown out. Slug Heilmann as he wns known In the Detroit dugout, but never out of It, stood six feet one, weighed 200 pounds. Heilmann crouched over the y eeang Caanooga as, ....... ••••• •• -;-;•"•"• . ---- , -; lv nlght-11 to 10-in n game thai l"« le s»Blilly, held the bat at the | eml ' * il1 ' h ?, ndsll1 ' 1 'Position to be went an extra inning. The Vols committed three errors but none was as costly as the one by Chattanooga shortstop Charley Roberts In the - 10th Inning. With two out, he booted an easy ground- camfe on the "strength of two tower- or to permit .the winning run to ing . homers.-- One,' by Johnny Mr-1 score. ., Carthy and the other by Charley| .The Birmingham Workman. Al Javery pitched-.the | •-•-•- • by. win,' his ihlrd of the season, hnnding out only " five hits. ( A wild heave by Manager Mei Oil of the Giants and:Frank McCor- nilck's single in the tenth accounted for Cincinnati's 3 to 1 win over New York. Elmer Riddle spaced .The ped '.from 1 the. Barons drop- lead into second place'as-they'lost to Die lnsl-|)lnce Memphis Chicks—2 lo I. 'iVfs game ;'alsb was nn extra-liming affair—going 'two acldilloiiiil hintnijs. The'three-hit hurling of Memphis' Jimmy McClnre IcnUircd ttio contest. four Giant hits over seven ami two-1 T1) C Little Rock Travelers look ' thirds'innnin'gs anil Joe BCKEIJtheir game.with New Orleans—4 to Ilnlslicfl 'up. allowing one lilt, t&e 3 The Kocks' winning run came Adams, the Giants'star relief hurl- [,, the"'8tli inning wlicn—with the er.Jost his first game In 14-rellef score u ci | n t ;j nm i a—Fml nan- chores after replacing Dill Saylers in the eighth. ,' ' In a nlghl conlesl the Philadelphia Phillies stretched llteir win streak to Hires by handing the Chicago Cubs another s'etbnek, 5 to 4. SI Johnson was credited with the win although he allowed 11 hits. And HI Blthorn.'the loser gave up only : SIN. Ron Noiihey hit ft homer lor'.lhe I'hillies In Ihe filh with none on. Babe Dahlgreii, the Philadelphia shortstop, was notified lo report at his draft board, at noon today for his physical examination. The Bnl>e, who. is hitting 343, has teen •mentioned In- connection with several trades. All American League games were postponed. Here's today's schedule: In the-National League, Cincinnati pla>s ftl New York, St. Louis cock stole Atlanta evened lls series with Knoxvllle at'' two games eacli by cracking out a 5 lo 2 victory lic- liind Ihe steady Inirling' of Pc]> Rambcrt. . Only two games arc on tap for tonight. Knoxvllle .plnys nl Atlanta In,the final game of their .sc- ries and Birmingham and Memphis wind up-, their current meet- Ing In the i Alabama city. moved up with the pitch. Heilmann was—nnd is—a good looking man with the bright pei;. souallly of a hotel greeter. No player was more iwpular with teammates and rivals. He was mod- t, loyal, a fine team man and I lortsman. While not colorful on the field c quickly won and held'the cs cm oi Detroit fails. Hellnnum ay Jammed Navln Field with an Imlrlng 40,000, Aug.; 0, 1020. Lar• Fisher, the automobile tycoon resented him with a car, Knlghl. 1 ' •ColumbiLs uavc him a dlamoiu Ickpln. Another gift was a doi ith a green rhibon around h! cck. ED LEAGUE FOUR TIMES Harry the Horse .smacked the )herc savagely and on a HUD te never batted well In spring ex- ibitions opened lire with the ruck of the championship cam- algn. He spent his entire Detroit nreer as a teammate of .Tyrus Raymond Cobb who swiuij! from he other side. Pitchers pitched ud ducked, Ilcllirmvm led the American «aguc In batting four times, the list liglit-hiitul swatsmlth to do at Brooklyn Chicago at Philadelphia, and the Pirates play a Double headei at Boston In • the American League, the Philadelphia Athletics play at Chicago, the New York Yankees at Detroit, Boston at Cleveland, and the Washington Senators piay a double header at St. Louis. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE ':':' . ; ' . W. I.. xBhmlngham ........ 1C B xNashyille .......... 15 8 xClmttanooBa ....... 14 8 xLJttle Rock .......... 13 10 xNew Orleans ......... 12 13 xAtlanta .............. a 1'J Today's Games xKnoxvllle xMemphis . • x— Night game. U 14 6 16 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L PCI New York » Cleveland . Washington St. Lolils . . I Detroit . ... '.Philadelphia I Chicago . .. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Birmingham, night. Boston KnoxvIHe at ^Atlanta. v ••''•'• • Only 'g'dmes scheduled. 1 " •NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Brooklyn. Cincinnati at New Yolk Pittsburgh at Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia,' nl'jlil. 14 H 13 0 14-11 . 0 9 10 11 11 14 . 8 11 . 8 14 . AMERICAN LEAGUK Boston at Cleveland, two. New York at Detroit. Washington at St. Louis, two. Philadelphia nt Chicago. 'Drift D«p)etlni Jockeys '. BALTIMORE,.!*!. (UP)— Alonn with all other sports, racing Is beginning- to feel the manpower drain, particularly among Jockeys. Henri Moia, Patsy Grant and Al Boscon received their draft notices at pimllco. NATIONAL James.J. Richardson now manager af tlie' famous Miilltioimih Amateur Athlcllc Club of Portland, Ore,, then scouting for the Coast League; club of that city signed him fresh out of school. Walter McCredlc .sent the youngster to his Portland North- i western League club and It was j there liiat Fielder Jones saw Heilmann and n submarine pitches lamed Carl Mays. The leader of the Old Illtles*, Wonders recommended Jlcllmnnn lo Prank -J. Navln, Mays to the :tcd Sox. Heilmann reported lo Hughie Jennings as a first Ijasemai in 'H and, relumed lo San Francisco in the same capaclly toppec the Pacific Coast league in tolling with .364. Ili:il..MANN KEPT SWINGING Except for a brief period as a quartetmuster on' submarines along the Pacific Consl during World War I, lleilmaini was a Biffing Bengal and outfielder from lhat time through '29. He batted .344 In '29, when Bucky Harris let him go to Cincinnati on waivers, lind lill .344 ami .333 for Ihe Reds in (wo campaigns v.'hcn arthritis kept him out In '31, and finished his brilliant big league run, He left a ic- year liig lime average of ,342. A sustained spurt, enabled Hcil- mann to overtake 'Ms Speaker and acquire Ihe batting championship for the third time in .'25. The Tigers closed tlie season with a double-bender In St. Louis. Heilmann clinched the crown with six . lilts in nine trips. Certain that he hud Speakei outstripped, leammates suggestcc that Hurry the Horse remain out :Mol tlie second game, but lie rc- "' fused to listen. He would have the title untarnished or not at all. i 'Hie crash of '20 and his- subse- qncul illness- nnd release by Ihe Reds left Heilmann broken In all i but spirit. He made a splendid President Predicts Advisory Comniitlee To Control Sports WASHINGTON, D. C,, May 10 (U.P.)—President, Uoosevelt predicts that- the wartime fate of some sports probably will be placed In the hands of a three-man advisory committee. The President says such a committee, patterned after the Baruch Eubber Fact-Finding group, would be appointed to look Into the question and make recommendations for the continuance or abandonment of certain sports. Tlie spoils in question were not Identified. The committee, suggested by Senator James (Mfad of New York, would not have ihe power of final decision, but to draft recommenda- ,ions. Sports themselves, have been and :till are in a no-man' as far Seasoned Hand as essentiality IK concerned. War Manpower Commission The has neither classified them as essential or non-essential. Intcr.sC'Ctionnl contests the duration, Lambert Yanks Release Catcher to Reach 25-Player Limit DETHOrr, iMay 13 (U.P.)—The* New York Yankees have reached, the 25-player limit, which mast be nchlevcd by all clubs this iweek. Tlic American League champion. 1 ; pared the 26th man off their squad by releasing Catcher Aaron Robinson to Newark oil option. Robinson was with Ihe B;ars last year and hit .285. . The 25-plnyor limit goes into effect for all clubs on Friday, one month after the opening' of the season. since Napoleon Lajole. lie de- I , •eloped Ihe hiiblt of selling the Theodore Francis Williams of Ihe race for the Detroit city Iresisurer- mcc In alternate years |Kcd Sox compiled n .400 average ship, but was defeated. He tried Hurry Ihe Horse tlirice '•». | one opening afler another until he nlsscd .400 nnd hit .403 In 1D22 | Ilcllnmnn nttended Sacred Heart umlc a pronounced hit as a sports be the last American Leaguer College in his native San Francisco > 1|ldl0 announcer In Detroit, to enin that exulted circle until and Saint Mary's across the bay. Hurry Hcilinfmn kept swinging.. Brooklyn . , St. Louis . Boston 1>EAGUR W,-' L. Pot. 17 13 12 Cincinnati . l!M2 xPhlladelphla 10 11 Pittsburgh 9 10 New'York 10 14 xChicago 7 10 .080 .019 .GOO .500 .470 .450 .417 .304 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night g-.iincs. Memphis at Birmingham. New Orleans at Little Rock. • Nashville at Chattanooga.\ * Knoxville', at Atlanta. CHICKASftW West Main Near 21st St. Sat. sUi1« 12:45; Sun. starts 1:« •• ' : NIeht shows 5:45 - Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at Chicago, postponed. New York nt Detroit, postponed. Washington at St. Louis, postponed. Boston at Cleveland, postponed Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature '-•• "VICTORY" Frederick with Marcli & Betty l-Uht • -- ' '.. inrt "INSIDE TUB LAW" « v with Frank Scully & l.ouamu Wallers Selected Shorts NATIONAL I.KAOUE Cincinnati 3, New York 1, 10 nlngs. Boston 4, Pittsburgh 0. St. Louis-7, Brooklyn 1. Chicago'at Philadelphia, night. By HAItRV WILSON NIC.\ Spurt* Kilitor NEW Y ORK. — Nobody else wanted Ellsworth Dahlgren as a first baseman, so the Phillies wind up with n good shortstop. Stanley Raymond Harris doesn't, have to tell yon that finding someone capable of playing Ihe poslllon as well would require considerable scouting. Bucky Hauls is tremendously leased with himself for having ob- alncd Jimmy Wnsdell Jrom the 'Irales uiul switching Bntofc Dahl- ren to (he short field. "It's the smartest move .I've made i years." sinlles the Old Boy lannger. Dalilgren acts like an athlete vim 1ms been stationed at short- top all his life, and, now that he s playing regularly Is batting'in vinning runs. "The toughest thing was Belting icciustomcd to a finger ylove In- tead of'. a first b:iscman's mill,' ic explains.."When I wore a firsl )aseman's mitt. I caught the bal lonchnlnnlly In the web. It took •;ome practice to get used lo calch- ng v a thrown ball nnd fielding grounders In Ihe palm of my ne\\ glove." Making the long throw after go 'B lo his right dosen't bolhe: Dahlgren. He tins nn excellen iirm, likes lo throw. While Uahlgren's previous c.xpc vicnce nt shorlshop was conduce to several exhibition games will the Ynukecs one sprint', whe Frank Croselll and Bill Knlckei bocker were Injured, he was n thlr bascmnn on the sandlols around ,he International rag by July. 4. lad Johnny McCarthy at first, Dahlgren si«nt all that season at hlril. Only King Kong Keller witli 352 topped his .340 batting aver- ige. Joe Gordon was the second jaseman on that outfit, - which earned the right to manage Cleveland for Old Oscar Ostracized Vitt. Dahlgron says It's a treat to 'be at a job that kee|xs him so much in the game, and where he. can see every ball the Instant it hit. Frequently at first base, he points out, he couldn't see ball? sliced off 11 right-hand hitter's 'bai until they wore right, on lop of him with plenty of English. Getting the break on the ball is he most important item to hortslop, and Dahlgren is agile Dahlgren is of average speed, swif inoiigh to piny shortstop. Lou Bbudrcau Is slower thai Burnt Cork, and he is an accom plished shortfielder. Joe Cronh lid : a passable job for some llnii after he hnd laken on excess ton Freddie, A postoli Now A Gun Captain By Utiilwl Press A one time middleweight boxing hamplon is ssrvlng as the gun aptain of an exposed 40 millimeter mi mount In the Pacific theater. He is Freddie Apastoll, the ex- inn Francisco bell hop who fought ,is way to the top of the mlddle- velght ranks. The 30-year old boxer says he pplied for his new after he Jap raids in which he didn't ee action. Said Freddie: "It made me mad ler lhan if I were in the ring with one hand tied. I'm ready to those Jnp planes to come back now." The one lime champion, now a veteran of two years Navy service iins given over 30 boxing exhlbi tlbns on board ship and also on shoves in the war zone. He rcall> likes It too. He says the applause of the fans he fights for now is a lot sweeter than anything he heard at'home. Lambert Announces '43 Schedule Following Conference Meeting FAYETTEVtLLE, Ark., May 19.- War-lime regulations permitting, the University of Arkansas will play at least nine games during the 1943 football season and, if present plans of Athletic Director Gene Lambert mature, the Rn/oi 1 backs will appear in n normal 10- eame schedule. Following the spring meeting of the Southwest Conference officials In Houston recently, Lambert announced dales and sites of nine games, Including the customary half dozen with league rivals Long jaunts for are out for added. The 1943 schedule is practically the same as last Fall, with two exceptions. A renewal of an old rivalry wilh Oklahoma Aggies, on the night of Nov. 19 In Fort Smith, replaces the date with Detroit last year. An opponent-will be souglil to replace Wichita university In Ihe opener,-Sept. 25. Lambert Is dickering with Tulsa University, perennial host to the Hazorbacks on Thanksgiving day, for a "second" game on the opening dale. Coach Henry Krnka of TuLsa opened the 'negotiation.'; which may result in a third home game for the Ray.ovbacks. The schedule: " Sept. 25—Open. Oct. 2—T. C. U. at Little Rock. ^ Oct. 9—Baylor at Waco. Oct. 10—Texas at Austin. Oct. 23-Ole Miss at Memphis. Oct. M»Texas A. & M. nt Fay- eltevllle (Homecoming).' Nov. 6—Rice at Houston. Nov. 13—S. M. U. at Faycltcville. Nov. 19—Oklahoma at Fort Smith (night). Nov. 25—Tulsa University at Tulsa. Read courier Hews want ads. Paul Bmiii!>er is one of foul velernn light-linnjers expected I'VpnUinlly lo put Chicago Cubs in thick of National League inctv Sift into cvory crack, crevice and ruiuvjy wtitrc roaflies are found. When loactics clean llieir foot, Ilicy taste powder — up.d ilie. Complete directions for its 5nfo The home poultry flock Of 15 hens should produce at least 1,825 eggs n year. age. Bobby Bragan, who played the position acceptably -.for: the Phillies, is :i long while getting over ground. . Babe Dahlgren is the., principal, reason why the Phillies look like a major ball club for the first time since the last time they played to something other than empty San Francisco Bay when Scout Bobby Coltriu picked him up for the San Francisco Missions. He became a first buseninn because the Missions were well fortified at third —with Joe 'Cosciuarl and others. -Because the Newark club of 1931, which practically clinched * * SELF-REGULATION * * OF BEER INDUSTRY WINS U. S. GOV'T. PRAISE OFFICIAL REPORT ON ARMY CAMPS BY OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION Open 7:15 «'vV : Sh*w. Starts 7:45 A*m. 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