The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 19, 1944
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"PAGE'BIGHT Memphis Chicks Here Tomorrow Soldiers Will Seek r'>R«Venge' For Defeat• . Suffered Sunday The BAAP baseball team, sinail- > from' a afternoon at-. 4-2 the defeat hands Sunday of the Memphts Chicks of Ihe Southern Association, will seek vengeance in Ik:return- game wilh the Tjsnnes- feahs here, tomorrow'afternoon. It «lll be Hie second game of the season for the locals and will give Lefty Bill Yarwclck, an ace of the BAAF's pitching staff, lus first crack at the Memphians, Yariveick,. hampered by n sota arm during most of last season, Is. a capable, canny hurlcr who should cause the Chicks just ss much misery as did Mel Pnrnell, BlythevIHe left-hander who faced them and almost beat, them In Sunday's : game. Jv special attraction of the name will be the "appearance here of Fele Gray, the chick's famous one-arm outfielder. Gray made his debut with the Mcmphlans last year and .was an' Immediate hit with fans,..sports writers and his teammates. He batted almost .300, fielded brilliantly, and was so highly respected... thai he was awarded ..the 1943 .trophy as the "Host Courageous Athlete of Ihe Year." Special retcmoniiut are planned in" connection with tomorrow's _BLYTimvIU,E (AUK.) COUKlfc'U NEWS Cardinals Should Win Pennant By July 4, And Find Yankees In the By HARRY CKAVSON < NKA Sports Keillor NEW YORK.—Who do you like ns the ball clubs square awny? It's no contest. In the National League, where Ihe Cardinals would be a stlckoul pre-war club. The Red Birds have been so lightly hit by the draft that would suspect they hud an "In." Only one key man of last 'season Is missing, Lou Klein, and Billy Soulnworth says Emil Verrjan, ui> from the Columbus subsidiary would play second base even If the New Oilcans Special were not In olive drab. Asalnsl the weakest opposition in history, the blokes In the- red blazers should clinch Ihcfr flag by July 4. and don't be surprised if lliey bump Snlo their old pals, Ihe Ynnkccs, In, the World Scries for Ihe Ihlrcl straight fall. Until modified military requirements returned Spiy Clinndlci- ami Thiv Bonham lo Joe McCarthy, Washington, with its coiner on knuckle ball pitchers, appeared to have the call in the American New York now 1ms the pitching nilgc, however, and Rollle 'Hemsey no doubt will show up to catch. The Uupnerts also have a bright backstopplng prospect In Dill Dres- rtier. who Is looked upon as Long Bill Dickey's ultimate successor. Joe "ordon will be missed of course, )iil Snuffy Siinnreiss Is quite a ball player at second base, and Don Savage is an adequate replacement for Bill Johnson. ri.UG FOll FARM SYSTEM B. Maguire, executive otlicer. The probable lineup for Blylhe- ville will be: Brenner 3rd. Bialke c. Swan 2nd. Vickers ss McWhorter Ibt. Travis If. La Grulta cf. Wlotko rf. Yarwelck p. Cardinals Beat Pittsburgh, 2-0 I Pirates Limited To • Two Hits By Lanier : ' In Opening Contest 1 By United Press Major League baseball swung Into, the 1914 season yesterday. The opening games, despite poor spring- trainlng facilities, pronuced pitching ot: mid-siimmer quality. Max Lanier held Ihe Pittsburgh Pirates lo two hits while the Cardinals got two runs off. Preacher Roe and won 2 to;. O- at St." Louis. At Cincinnati, the '.Cubs' could get'only three hits off Bucky Walters. But they made every - hit good for a rim. beating the Cincinnati Reds 3 to 0. Hank other ii system. The west has Hie balance of power in the National, with the Senators on (lie Yankees' heels to give the cast the best of things in the American. With nn eye lo Impending inductions, it is our off-side prediction that the clubs will finish in this order: NATIONAL St. Louis Pittsburgh Chicago Cincinnati New York Brooklyn AMERICAN' New York Washington Chicago Boston Cleveland St. Louis Detroit Philadelphia Boston Going into the American's troubles first, Washington has no Infield to speak ot. Chicago has acquired power In Hal Trpsky and In the outfield and the pitching •'Is Intact. Joe cronln! Isn't quite sure who will pitch for the Red Sox. Tile Indians have «o catcher and no center fielder. Luke Sewt-II may wind up pitching for Ihe Browns. If Rudy York and Pinky Hlgglns are drafted, there «'ill be nobody on Ihe Detroit club j.i- with the suggestion of balling WKDNKSDAY, AL'Kll, 19, 194-1 DOPE BUCKET BIT J. P. FRIEND WAITS, GKT'S HREAK Sometimes it Is better to wait. A few weeks ago T-4 J. D. Talc, lor- mcr expert soda dispenser for Sam Owens at noblnson Drug, and oilier local drug stores, wrote his sister, Mrs. c. B. Bennett, from Italy of having a date with Major Dick Tipton, connect ions but failed with the to make ex-Chick star. In another letter dated have March 24, j. n. writes his mother, I from Mrs. Ada Tale, dial he and the [week Major finally did get together, and Little basketball machine, writes Mrs. Louise 'Hiler that he Is living the life of a Reilley;" hasn't done a frazzling thing since he hit the Caribbean area." . . . But he Indicates it won't be long now! . . , GETS GREETINGS — Uncle Sam may gel two members of Die !3e- shnrse family, . . . Herman, Ihe oldest, and Monroe, the youngest. what a- lime they had. But let J. D. lell it: "Well, this week has been a pretty exciting one for me. You know spoke of Major Tiplon being here, well, he came by nnd took me up in his plane one day. I had quite an enjoyable trip. It was my first air plane ride, 'then, too, I got to sec one of the most historic events of the present time, at least I imagine It will be. It is probably In !f all lhe,papcrs back there. Probably >j madcThe headlines over and above Hie war news, namely the eruption ol Vesuvius. Don't you be alarmed though. 1 am quite safe from that count ns I am from the war. Ha! Ha!" MAKES THE GRADE Flunk Mnncuso, the youngster who got his professional baseball start here, opened behind the plate lor the St. Louis Browns yesterday and did a swell job. ... He not only handled eight chances faultlessly, but connected once in three IjleplacinK k^ nnn uilli clnmpionsarc Don Savage at (Ml Johnson'', .tliiul base p,,st lor Yankees ami L.rnl Acrban, inset who B II? Sou • jwnrUi 4 -ay s «,ma n| ; ,y second for Cardin a l s ' CV en it Lm, K ein had not been drallcil. punch. The Athletics are from hun- er. In the National, the Pirates have these received Uielr "greetings" the Uncle and report this for physical examinations at Rock. . . . Homer, Howard and Herschell already ave In khaki. . . . Herschell Is in Italy. . , . REPORTS FAVORABLY — Kay Francis, Ihe ex-University of Alabama gijd star and former 1111111- ager of Ihe Blylheville Compress, came in to see us last week and reported favorably on th efine job 'that Lieut. Joe Dildy is doing at Gridcr Field, Pine Bluff. . . . Kay ii is employed al the arsenal there. I . . . SAILS SOON—Bobby Waldcn' M2-c .soon will sniff the salt air of i the sea again. . . . nig new home. | the USS Wisconsin, has been launched and reported ready for acllon. . . . Bobby was on Ihe I Baseball .Standings NATIONAL LEAGUIi W. L, Pet. St. Louis . New York . Chicago f 0 1 0 1 0 1000 1000 1000 Philadelphia l o 1000 Boston Cincinnati . Pittsburgh Brooklyn 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 .It's n.Sniull World KANSAS CITY,' kan. "(DP)— It was the old story of "long time ni see" when two cousins, Aviation Machinist's Mate Edward P Bridges and Seaman 1st Clnsf Jesse W. Bridges met at u Southwest Pacific base recently. Tin two Navy men had not seen each other for 20 years. AMKHIC'AN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. New York 1 0 1000 St. Louis Philadelphia , .. Cleveland Chicago ; Detroit Boston Washington, . ... ..10 1000 ...1 0 1000 ..00 .000 ..00 .. 0 1 .. 0 1 .. 0 1 ,000 .000 .000 .0001 THE TERMITE AND PEST CONTROL C0 t- .. Master Dxterminators V Allen Kiddie, Manager Free Inspection & Estimates Gofl Hotel I'hone 2028 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 2, Boston 0. Chicago 3, Cincinnati 0. St. Louis 2, Pittsburgh 0, Philadelphia 4, Brooklyn 1. AMUIUCAN LEAGUE St. Louis 2, Detroit 1. New York 3 Boston 0. Philadelphia 3, Washington 2. 12 innings. Cleveland at Chicago, postponed, rain. / Today's Games USS Tennessee and participated in two major engagement's, Tarawa and Kiska, under her command. Mail From 5 Sons Same Day NOWATA, Okla. (UP)— Mr. a'nd S. A. Boatman of Nowata four sons and a son-in-law Mrs. h:\ve in (lie armed services. One day re, , -- cently the postman brought five tries at tli 0 plate. . . . The Browns j letters to the Boatmans. Yes—they won, 2-1, from the Detroit Timers. t were from each of, the. five sorvice- . . . Other Arkansans did uretty men. The letters had been .mailed well, too. . . . For instance Edwin I from points scattered from Eng- •Treacher" Roe. Ashflnt lefty, land to "somewhere In the South pitched his heart out against his Seas." old St. Louis Cardinal males but n 2-0 • decision to Max dropped Lanicr. for Pittsbiirg. . . . George Kell, I '"-^^"'^L the Swifton school teacher who lcd,| — all professional hitters last year, The end of the spinal column is _.,.,.. , , . " uv tuvi m me aijlllill t He d,d h« chunking at the center of the' body. NATIONAL Boston at New York. Chicago at Cincinnati. . Brooklyn at Philadelphia. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Boston, two. Cleveland at Chicago. St. Louis at Detroit. Philadelphia at Washington. Mexico Builds Dispensary MEXICO CITY (UP>—Dr. Felipe Garcia , Sanchck, sub-director of health for Mexican states and territories, 'has announced plans for construction of an anti-tuberculosis dispensary in the slate of Chihuahua. went hitless in four trips but field are no longer pitching for the Reds and gone is Lonnie Frey, the harH- cst blow to all. The Giants have an opportunity to escape from the basement only because thtf Brooks, Phillies and Braves are 5.0 bad If cl™ t. n rt om arm. the Dodgers would head straight for the pom-house. But it's baseball— in its third war year. pilchtng in the Memphis City League. . . . MAJOR MOVES —Benny Fendlcr, of the Manila Pcndlers who once did a great, line job for th Blythcvlllc Chicks, has been promoted to Major and recently transferred from Alexandria anything j L a., to Camp Shelby. Miss. . . .' Vith the members of Co. M station- troll Tigers 2 to 1. Vernon Stephens homered for Ihe Browns to score the winning run in the ninth. Pinky Hlggtns homered for the Tigers, also In the ninth. The Philadelphia Athletics went 12 Innings at Washington to defeat the Washington Senators 3 to 2. Washington pitcher . .. ..... ---- .. . ........... „_, ,„„...,. Wyse pitched five-hit bail for the Milo Candini made to bad plays in °JS?' , - - the. 12th to set up the A's whining The Philadelphia Phillies opened run. The Cleveland Indians-Chicago at home and defeated the-Brooklyn Dodgers 4 to 1. Dick B&rrelt worked • for HIP Phillies and held the Brooks to six hits Rookie right- hander Bill volselle of the New York Giants beat the Boston Braves 2 to 1. Volselle gave up six hits in the game at New .York to Become the first rookie to win a National League opener in 32 years. In Ihe American League, Hank Borowy shut out the Boston Red Sox-at Boston as the New York Yankees won 3 to 0. At Detroit, the „.,„ , St. Louis Browns defeated the DC- ' die wedding. White Sox game at Chicago was postponed. Busy Day for LI. BOSTON (UP>—While stationed in New Guinea, Navy Lt. John Kewer of Jamaica Plain served ns godfather at the baptismal ceremony of a nallve child. When the ceremony was completed, the fat))- BAAF Boxers Set For Bouts At Dyersburg The BAAP boxing team will [:n to Dyersburg, Tenn., April 27 for return bnuls with the sluggers of that station, Staff Scr^l. Jesse L. Ciemcnls, post boxing Instructor, announced today. This will be the second meeting of the two teams, the Dyersbur;; bo.xers having competed in bouts -- - , ,...„ „„..„„ ,„„,- ller P lust week. Upon, that occasion. er and mother revealed thai they " 1C Tcmicssoans. presented a well- never had been formally married, I coached nnd aggressive group but so Kewer changed into his dress [ dropped tour decisions while «ht- uniform anil acted as best man at. niiii; only one victory. that he plans to take at least an eight man team for the Dyers- bents. 1601 Gruvcvard Near Full BOSTON I UP)—Historic Copp's •HillHill Burying Ground, where the first grave was gug in 1C61 will wlincss its last burial within the nest few years. Only six "vacancies" remain in the graveyard, and all MX of the persons destined to be ,. ! burie<i there arc elderly. Among the graves in Copp's Hill is thai of Cotton Mather. : d there now. there ought lo be a ot. of Mississippi County fratcrniz- ig. . . . IN GUNNERY—Caught I the recent/ War' Department love, A-S Richard Roberts lias een laken out of school at Bowl- ig Green, Ky.. and sent to Gun-1 er v School at Scott Field III GOES .WEST—S-Sergt. Charles W. Holmes a cousin to Starling, Hii- red anci Russell Bunch, all ex- Chicks, has been shifted to Blling- on Field. Texas, after about three ears at Orlando, Fin. .IFF OF REIU.Y Lieul. Armando Bucci, until re- ently postal officer al the Blythe- ille Army Air Field and an im- x>rtant cog in the brilliant Flier RHEUMATIC PAIN GET AFTER WMh a Medicine INit Hill Piave Itself Sergeant Clements has If you suffer from rheumatic pain or muscular aches, buy C-2223 today for real pain-relieving help. 60c, $1. Caution: Use only as directed. First bottle purchase price is refunded if you arc not satisfied. Get C-2223. Have a "Coke" = iOue Suerte! (WHAT LUCK!) ...a ivay to say "Comrade" in Chile In Saatiago the American flyer discovers simple ways to opco new friendships; H4» * "Coke", says he to the Chilean airman, and ia a few moments he's wel- corned as a comrade. 1,'s a custom that's knowa to good neighbors from Chile , to the arqlinw. And, o ( course, it's always neighborly to serve Coca-Cola .a your home. All over (he globe, Coca-Cok stands for the(,«,<« that re, -has become the bond between people who are friendly-minded. AfrUl. WtHORIIY OF IHE COC^.COiA CO HP , N y SY toca Cola Bottling Company O f Blytheville "Coke" = Coca-Cola It' for popubr names j <o acquire friendly abbrcvto- i tlor.s. That's why you hear I Coca-Cola calleJ "CoVc". Used Trucks & Farm Implements 1939 International 1% Ton Bob Truck Closed Call- Dual Wheels, I'ialform Hotly, Hydralie Hrakcs. Ceiling I'rke Only ,... §832.40 1938 Ford V-8 y z Ton Bob Truck Has (> Good Tires, Reconditioned Complete. Large Body. Jiargain at Ceiling Trice $735.70 Brand New 4-Wheel Trailers $98.60 Hay Loader $197.08; 14' Weeder $8230 PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Telephone 453 Aufhoricil Ford Tractor Dealer Walnut & 5th Midwest ICE CREAM Pints 20c; Quarts 40c When You Ihiy Your Groceries—Take Home a Carton! CECIL LOWE Grocery & Market We. Deljver I'nrk & N. H wy . 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