The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 2, 1948
Page 9
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raiPAT, APRIL 8,194B Cellar Dwelling Phils Look Good Chapman Thinks , , Club Will Surprise; ^ Pitching Big Worry By l.eo H. rttrnrn ,, V " >itA Prfs » Snorts Editor c . ,.. A| , fi , j )_some one will have lo finish ', b i!i Bc " Chapman I* h .,",?',?'" V lroUBh wlt » tt> a l cellar stuff, he forecast confidently "We strengthened our club a lot during the off season and I believe we haye a good ehance of finish- in? as high as fifth. We may even crowd into the first division " That probably is aiming too high, out it Chapman should come up with the patching to match his other departments the Phillies coiiWsurprisc. The outfield and In- Jield both will have i first division complexion If rookie Albert Flair should come through at first base. In Flair. Bert Haas, Roy Cullenbine and Eddie Miller, Chapman believes he has picked up four pl?yer.i who will go a Ion* way toward taking that old doormat 'label cff his club. fr Flair hit .308 for New Orleans lasl year and Chapman has told th2 youngster that the first base Job is his. Miller, of course, figures to add a lot of strength to the infield with his shortstop play while Haas will !« at third where he did most of hl-i paylntr for the Reds year. At second will be 'ihe antelope,' Emil Vcrban and the Miller-Verbau second combination could do a lot toward putting Ihe Phillies higher on the National League ladder. Cullenbine will play right field with Harry Walker iii center and Del Ennis in right. It could be as hard 3 hitting outfield as the league will sec ihis season. Ennis Looks Good Walker, aflcr a slow start, has started hitting this spring and feels that he has a good chance to repeat as batting champion. He won Ihe crown last year with a mark of .363. Ennis. who reporled out of shape last year, looks like he might come back to his great rookie season when he hit. .313 in 1946. He slumped off fo .275 last year, but was coming along fast as the season closed and both he and Chapma'n are confident, that he will get back into the .300 'tiass. Andy Seniiniclc represents fair catching strength and will do most of the receiving ,witn Al Lnkemau, secured from the Reels, the No. 2 man and Don Padgett, a good pinch hitter in the third slot. Tlie pitching depends a lot on whether two veterans have another good year in their aging right arms. They are Emil (Dutch) Leonard and Lynwood (Schoolboy) Howe. Without them, Chapman would 05 up against it. Lcon-ji-d Von'17 game.'; last 'year while Rowe, despite the fact that he was sidelined several times by injuries, came up with 14 victories. Both \appear to be in good shape this Spring and Chapman is confident he can count on them to come through with about 30 triumphs. A boost of 83 per cent in mine ".seeing distance" is accomplished by a new mine locomotive headlight that cast a brilliant beam more than 550 feet ahead. Hitting Comeback Trail Lookouts' Chances in First Division In 1948 Depend on Parent Senators CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 3. (UPi—Loaded with such names as "Red" Bird. "Muscle" shoals and the rleitns brothers from Havana, the Chattanooga Lookouts will pie- sent their usual colorful ball tenm this season but their first division chances depend on Washington. Unless the parent Senators come through handsomely with pitchers and batting punch, the L/ooKouts appear destined lor the loiver bracket. Their new skipper, veteran infielder George Myall, has put in long hours wllh his squad at the Winter Garden, Fla., camp but the necessary ?xperience and power just isn't there. Myatt, who will play third, nnrt Angel Fleitas. the shortstop, arc the only proven infielders. Bal>e Ellis, brought over from Atlanta, is the onlyoutfielder with experience in a league as fast as the Southern. Pitching talent runs, painfully thin, but the Senators are expected to rleease momentarily a batch of hurlers. including Hal Toenes, Dick Weik and Vcrnon Curtis of last season's Lookout squad. . -Leo^(Musolc) Shonls, has caught Myall's eye in Spring training and the skipper has just about decided on the rookie-tor this first baseman. Shoals led the Appalachian League at bat last year. Jimmy oinrk, utility man lust ,\e«r under the name of Jimmy Pctroskcy. found it ensier to get around at second base without the extra syllables and seems (o have won the keystone spot over Minor Scott. Ellis, a lanky Ilychascr who has the reputation of being n lusty Spring hitter, will anchor the outfield. Two Golf Writers Association Picks Five Linkmen on First Ail-American Team rookies will complete the pasture, one of them being Don Stokes, who I cloiiled an astronomical. 395 for I Sherman, Tex., a year ngo. The other is Jack Nctcher of the Charlotte Farm, who tried out briefly wi(h the Lookouts in 1947. Alxe Xukowski is the only hold- j over luirlcr, pending Hie an'licipat: ed delivery from Washington. ] looking rookies are Alvin L»edy. who I won 16 KEtme.s for Sherman, and j Lefty Delay, a firc-baller from j Brcwion, Alo. George (lied) Bird, a | right-hander, also has looked like a coiner in some spring games. Catching is the strongest department on tho squad. Del Friar and Mike Garbark of the 1917 club nrc ; both back to backstop and Augel Fkita.s' brother. Andrews, has bee: 1 , sent down by Washington for a try •out behind the mask. t President Joe Engel. who long ago | learned that showmanship alone j will not win pennants, is busi!y trying to swing deals for more power, particularly in the outfield where the liss of Gil Coau and Junior Woolen can't help but hurt. i .. ,_r~~7~7. ! Women's Swimming j Competition Opens I DAYTONA BEACH. Fla., April 2. ' 'UPi—Competition in the 194S AAV | women's senior indoor swimming and diving championships opens j today with a majority of the country's leading female swimmers vying for four titles. Tomorrow's events will include the 100-yard backstroke with 26 j entries, the 220-ynrd breaststroke i with 17, and the. 440-yard free- if you're a modern, busy woman - you need this time-saving, work-saving International Harvester * It frMJ you 'or oth«r activitiei * it proc.:;olly mahes your meali for you * it fil» iniid« tha Jmaileit kitchen * it *av*« tim», work, food and money Prepare meals weeks in advance—then serve ihcni easily and quickly, for two or twenty! Get busy today —order your Convenience Freezer right a Th« fH. Conv»nr»nc« r"r«*zef hot tfi»»e ciol Harvester effiderKy f»ature» H«rm«ticaf1y Mol«^ d" unit for silent, it oparottoni Wide, MTIOO* "f Wo* r»p«li frail ond "CoW-lot on aN fow M«H« romplelcly surround food we. 3/2 SOUTH2"°ST. , driver of the All-America By Stan Opvtawik.r < (lliil(«l frtf. Sport, w'ritor) NEW YORK, April 2. (UP;—Lotl* neglected by the myrlnds of (ll-star teams which pepper the sports scene. EO» today finally came up with its first All-America tenm. The team, selected by * poll of the Golf Writers Association of America, consists of Sunimy Snead driver; Byron Nelson, loiif iron; Jimmy rxmnrel. short Iron; Bobby Locke, putter; and Gene Surnren, given the vague assignment O f "trouble shooter." The idea behind the selection Is a special team mutch to be staged at Virginia lieacli. Va., April 11. There'll be four men to a team and lite rival captains, Sara/.en and Walter Hagen, will assign one player lo each shot, It wns practically mandatory lhat Snead, who bears the appropriate moniker of SlammlrT Sammy, would be Ihe J ' - • team. He hits been famed for his wluj- Ing wallops ever since 1936 when he first played In big-time opposition, lhat was at his native Hot Springs Vn., when the fourth player of an exhibition quarter failed to show up. Nelson, Hrmarrt Ticked Siiend, who learned his gait In a hayfleld, wns pro at it locnl club and was asked to fill In and play with Lnu'snn Little, Blllle Burke nnd Johnny Goodman, on Ihe first tec Little hit a booming drive which •nh-aiHl-ali'd" the spectators Unnerved. 23-venr-old Sammy stepped up mid drove one 10 yards farther Since then, Snead has climbed high lu Bolfdom, always on the basis of his drives. Picking Nelson as it long iron man WHS strictly an arbitrary decision. Mechanical Byron, now In semi-retirement, excels In any stroke, although he is particularly noted for his woods »nd iron shots The same holds true for Demaret, the man of 43 hats-all of different color combinations. Genial Jimmy, who says a "relaxed pivot" is the secret of the golf shot, especially on approaches had to be picked and the selectors' made him the short Irons man. Locke stacked up like Snead. H Missco League UmpiresAttend Training Class , SChlC> ? 1 /or on ght at „ . whirr, include., rliw- In rule liitcri)relnllon s Bud lea- i , - > a ' s - ' Miw night with four of Ihe IPBRIIP'S six teants rejirc-scnted. Kacli team IK "I" 1 '" 1 ,. ">••«•'"• «(• !<•«*( one tin - plie In (he lengiie-spotisored school llie piirixwe at Ihe school Id lo inmilnrizc mwjxvtlvc- tongue affi- clals with the rules of tlv f sport nrt the functioning of th( , ,,.„ . «nd st .i n! >'"'"'" l ' v tistician for the Klttv Ix-n- v BUC, is InslrtictliiR (lip classes. The noMlbllilj. of a delay In lite opening of play, V , " I' m 3 . *VIIIC|1 LS scheduled for April 25. loomed yes- (erday with the nimounrenicni of Leaf-lie President mil Godwin Hint Armorel had announced Intentions of withdrawing f , om lhc \ fllgne Mnrlou Dyer, mniineer of the Armorer entry, stated |h,,l his learn would not participate in the league nmnuR the several of due lo dlssallsfndlon players. He snld Hint ANNEXATION K'ontintirrt frnm Ta«e 1) and snid: "We want our eenxtls fl(t- tlre.i to make; B B ood Impression, »nrt I believe the people tl,o expansion will affect should slmre the cost of city government and receive thn beiiediJi which the governing »n- Inorltics nre required lo provide." . One ol I hose interviewed In ob- exprcs.sert Indecision. He expressed Mong PHONE863 _rum Leads Pro Golfers With $11,454 Earnings CHICAGO, April 2. (UP!-lnfl R - llon s effect on professional golfing prize money was shown today when official PGA figures revealed th»t Lloyd Mangrum, 1948's leading money -winner, has earned nenrly as much in three months as the 1942 leader, Ben Hogan, gained In six Mnngrum, who look the lead In earnings by winning the first tourney of the Winter swing, still held first place on March 28 with a net of SI 1.451.09. Six years ngo Hognn was In first plnce on June 2B with a total of $11,723. & few dollars higher. Despite (he approximate $3,500 edge which the Chicago pro held on second place Bobby Locke of South Africa, he still must win the lone remaining tourney on the Winter swing, the Masters at Augusta, lo surpass the record earnings picked up by Jimmy Dcmaret last year, Demaret's winnings on Ihe 1947 Winter circuit was $13.123.22. highest ever posted by one player on the wing. Hogan was leading the field In the chase for the Vardon Trophy awarded to the player with the lowest average score in certain tourneys. He had averaged 69.55 on the crucial rounds. In the Ryder Cup point campaign, Mnngrum was leading with 183. Give Awar 'Tool's gold" is the common name for Iran pynte. It can be distinguished from real gold by the odor of sulphur it gives off under heat. style event with 22 competitors. A total of 10 teams will battle for the 400 yard free style relay title Events , listed for Siinday are the 100-yard bncVstroke, the 200- yard freestyle, the 300-ynrd medley relay and the three meter springboard diving championship. rates, and such other benefll.s cltv resident* receive in the form o'f police protection, street Improvements, and health services. "I( the new arens nro to receive these hencfils. and the city can provide them without sacrificlnj; Hie interests of those citizens now within the city. I'm In favor nf the annexation proposal, if not. I'm opposed lo It." he said. Another said: "The people living in the sections to be taken Into the city Imve been receiving some benefits from their location for some lime, and I Ihlnk they should slmrc the cost of financing the city government." Trtes In AH of Air KIM- Tn addition to Inking in 2.S40 acres at the Air Base, and a strip along Ihe highway to the base, the area lo be annexed takes In virtually all of tho heavily populated area South and West of the Rlce-Sllx Company's garment factory at Twenty-first and Mnin extending on Highway 18 to the site of the; BBC Club which burned recently. To the South ,thf. boundary line would be extended several blocks to include • fsst-growing business I area on Highway 61, and a rcsi- j denlial area to the West, The drainage canal has been designated as I the Southern boundary and would •' bring into the city the Harrison School for Negroes where a new structure Is planned lo relieve crowded conditions In both tho grade school and the high school. To the East, the expansion program culls for Inclusion of hundreds of new homes which now aro outside the city limits, and lo the North a large area would be added. Several homes have been erected In this area. The new boundary woulrl bring all of the site for the proposed new Blythcville High School into the city limiU, With contests In the race for city clerk, and the aldermanlc post in the Firet Ward, plus the three special proposals on this year's ballot, a heavier vole Is expected lhan has been cast in recent years. Tin? heaviest vote since 1940 was 1.234 votes and they were cast in 1941 when the city was about half its present size. A total of 3.000 ballots has been printed for use In Tuesday's election. Standard of Value Scaoram's ^^^ Sure SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. ILENDED WHISHT. M.8 freol. 65X Gnin Netjlul Spirits. - onlion, Chryjler Buildinf. New York (hat ou submit a formal \vllhclmwnl to leaifuo officials at H later date Mi. Godwin staled th»l th<. loiiRiio officials would make every effort m^^MPWMH^^BMWH^^^^^^V^^^^^^^^^^M RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. dale. Th e nev,- entry would automatically lake the place on the schedule now occupied by th« Armorel icnin, he 6l tid. Tonight 'BRAND OF HATE with Bob Strrk IVrtnoM .tnrt IMIi {'haplei "Perils of Nyuka" Swlurdiiy Owl Show 'Road to the Big House' with John ShrlUm and Ann Doriin AUo Carton n Sunday and Monday Tuesdnv Dlxl 4261 em tl 6:30 p.m.; surt« 7:00 p.nv Friday mid Salurdity "GUNMEN'S CODE" with Klrh.v tiranl anil flinty Kn!{M Kerlill: "The Rnynl ,Mr>uill«-d Hides Aculn"; Also Shorts Salunlnv MItlnile Show Starts at 10:15 "HOUSE of DRACULA' with I.on Clinney ami .Mmilm O'DrlscoU Sunday and Monday "THE OUTLAW" with June Russell, .lack Kuelil, unil Tlioinus Milrlifll S!mrl» . STEWART «MBMMMMW _ - J"* WYMAN A KlUCAM A WEUMKK CHOOUCIIOM IVarner Nrwn and Khurl Admission Ailultn only 30 Children only l! I mean, that On, Gl.nmot. *hi,kt«. or. bl.rtded wilh choice,! grain n.ulral ,pl,lt, but of bottUd Imm«diafe1y, "Thompion" Ig pul back Inlo borr«l, lo malm It imoothir, taitier. M/XKES YOU THlf>1 * THE FACT WE uurrL. 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Show tt |t:M p.m. Serial; "Crlnuon Ghost* Al«o Cartoon Sunday and Monday ERlEOBERON"Ti)Rli\NBEY IMlHPAt tim emu 'Also New» and Cartoon New theatre Manila's Finest Showi EVERY NIGHT Box Opcu W«ek Dnjt ?:N p.« Malinee S«tord»j A Sunday Sal-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent Showtaf Friday "The Vigitantts Return" with Jon Hall and Mirgarei I.indMj Selected Short* Saturday "Colorado Sunset" with Gene Aulr.v and Smiley Bnrneil* Also Short Subjects Saturday Owl Show "Wreck of the Hesperus" , with M'lllard Purker and PatrieU White Selected Shorts Sontfar and Monday Warner Br««. Hit Plclnrel 'Treasure of Sierra Madre' with Humphrey Bogart News and Short SEMO THEATRE Steele, Mo. Phone 27 Tonight

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