The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 8, 1944
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.PAGE; S|X BLYTIIEVIU'EI'CA'KK.)' MONDAY, MAY 8, 19-14 fourth Ferry team To Play Biytheville 9 The BAAF baseball tcnm will get another severe test Saturday In ft game at Memphis vrttli the highly- touted Fourth Ferry Command nine, one of the strongest service camp squads in the country, 1 Lieut. Bill Adams, uost athletic officer, announced today. 'Tills game, in addition to tryius tire mettle of the local team, will also pretty well decide the 1944 itidSdulh Service Camp championship, for no other service nine in the secllon has displayed the ability and power of the Ferry Command and the BAAF. And, while the Service Camp Tournament Is still over a month nwjiy, Saturday's game should give fans a strong indication of the prospective i i&nner. On the basis of the season's records, the BAAP will enter the game «s the underdog, for the Tonnes seans have been playing big league caliber ball all season and have licked every, team they've played thus far. So good are they : that tonight they'ie stepping out of service camp competition to take on the St. Louts Cardinals In an exhibition game at Memphis. They may be beaten for the Card manager; Billy Soulhworth, has already announced Ills intention of sending his first team against the Ftrry Command, and the Card! hals' first team this year Is composed of most of the same players who won the 1943 National League pennant for St. Louis. However, reports have 11 that SouthwortlY Is expecting anything But a walkover in tonight's game and the reason for his pessimism is justified when one takes a look at the Memphis lineup. ' Jimmy Brown, one of the greatest third basemen in St. Louis "baseball.history,.will lead the fliers against his former teammates. Johnny Beazley, hero of the 1942 ftorld Scries, will be the starting pitcher for Memphis, and the St. fjouis players cherish no doubts about his ability. He won many a game for the Gas House Gang before he entered Ihe Army. - On hand to relieve Benzlcy, should the going get rough, is Seigl. Hugh Mulcahy, former ace of the Philadelphia Phillies' pitching staff. In addition to these stars, the Perry Command team has a number of other former big league and ininor league stars from the re- •cenily disbanded Second Army team 'Ot Memphis in their lineup. Includ- r ed in'this group are'such capabV men as Ken Silvestri, former utility oilcher for the New York Yankees, Hg Al Flair, who was In the pro- '«ss of being groomed for the Boston Red Sox 1 first.baseman duties 'when he went to work for Uncle Sam, and Carmel Castle, n Southern league outfielder betore his service days All of these men will also be in the lineup against Biytheville Sat- tirday, and there can be little doubt Vhat they'll piescnt the locals with a good-sized pain in the neck. However, win, lose or draw, the Biytheville players believe they can 1 give the Tcnnesseans. a run for their money and are '. totally im- z.'wed by the stars they're to face. They remember their G-4 victory over the Memphis Chicks ot the Southern Association, plus their •one-sided decisions over, the Army Air Field teams from Dyersburg, Tenn, and Walnut Ridge. And. they reason that they must have a pretty if air team or they wouldn't have ieen able to turn baric squads such as these, particularly by such fat "lopsided scores. So, a confident team 'of Arkansas airmen will take the field against Memphis Saturday, utterly determined to prick the reputation of their opponents. Lefty Mel Parnell, ace ot the BAAF pitching staff, will start the 'game. A Jockey on Trial Canny Slated To Meet Badui Here Tonight V r - v Cornell's Crew . Is Easy Winner; Opponents Sink NEW YORK, May 8 (UP)— Collegiate rowing never has been too popular a sport. Relatively few colleges .sponsor a crew, largely because most colleges have no water course. This year there's less vowing competition lhan ever — because there are less men to row. But a race down the Harlem river oilier day turned up with an the un- usuai ending. Three shells started. Till': CARD MAIN EVKNT First Match "Wild Bill" Canny (215) vs. Emir Badui (225) Second Match Hoy Welch (215) vs "lied" Hobcrls 1215) 90-inlmitc 11 me limit each Two I)csl falls out of Three Time—8:30 Uerercu—Mike Meroncy 'Ihe biggest — both in size niu quality—wrestling card of thc year will be unveiled tonight at the American Legion arena lor thc entertainment of a prospective packet! house. 'Promoter Mike Meroncy parades . . . _ four of his Invest and finest per- "l>. But their shell started to lake formers In a gigantic, all-star twin water. And thc Navy sank, bill that promises to rival any single ! Then the Columbia crew came up card since the sport was inaugural- Memphis Hurler Wins 2 Games Frank Vevcrlta Cast In 'Iron-Man' Role Against Travelers »y United I'rcss Tlie first Iron-unai! stunt of Ihe 194-1 season has none into (he Southern Af-sociaUon records, and Baseball Standings SOU'l'illUlN UiAOUl! W. L. lihmhiKhain ^ 2 Nashville B 2 Atlanta 5 3 Memphis 5 5 Knoxville 3 * Little Rock '•* G New Orleans 'i 5 Chutttmoogii 2 O NATIONAL LKACiUK W. L. St. Louis 12 it's nil in favor of Frank Vcverka And two of them sank. i of Memphis. Cornell, Navy, and Columbia I, ''»c veteran left-hander .started the race. The crews, all' »"""BS, the full junior varsity squads, moved along with Navy going ahead shortly af- ler the start. After three-quarters of a mile. Cornell pulled ahead of Navy. Tlio sailors pulled hard, trying to catch ed here ninny years ago. Two individual matches, each from four lengths behind to make a bid for the lead. It looked close. Attorney William Seligson and Bobby Mcrritt refer to records in State Office Building, New York, during first public hearing in casi> of a jockey refused q license, » ,, Grimm At Helm, But Cubs Lose 2 Starts Second Term As Chicago Manager Against Pittsburgh Ily United I'rcss Charley Grimm look over Ihe Chicago Cubs again yesterday Starting his second term as manager of the Cubs, Grimm directed the team in n doublebeaitcr against tin Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago. But Grimm didn't have mud luck. The Pirates won two cxtn Inning games, G to 5 and 3 to 2. Th first game went 14 Innings, the sec ond H. In other National League game the New York Giants and Bosto Braves split a rioubleheader at Bos ton. The Glanls took the first gam 5 to 4. The Braves, behind Ihe live hit pitching of Nate Andrews, took the second, 2 to 0. The St. Louts Cardinals moved out In front of the league by beating the Cincinnati Reds twice. Thc Cards took tlie first game 5 to 1 and squeezed through tlie second, 1 to 0. Tommy dc la Cruz, the Reds with n flO-minutc time limit, over (boat. And the usual route, down. "Wild nlll" Canny, the Atlanta | "rubber man" and mat villain par excellence, tangles with Emir Ba- dui, the giant Arab star in the initial donbleliender route, against Utllc Rock yesterday, and came out ahead in both games. Vcverka gave up five hits in the first game—winning 10 to '1 —and nine In the second, which the Chicks look 8 to 4. But the Chicks weren't thc only , Boston :!ub to win two Sunday games. I phiiadi I'hlladelpliln 9 '•> Cincinnati 9 G Pittsburgh 1 0 Droaklyu 8 ' New York 89 Boston 1 'I went 1C Chicago 1 12 AMi:itiCA\ I.KAUUK W. L. St, I.ouis . New York . Washington Chicago . i Cleveland . Pel. .TO .111 .025 .500 .429 .333 .280 .250 Pet. .TOG .043 .000 .558 ,533 .411 .3«B Ull Pet, Yesterday's Results SOUTIIKKN LKAGUK Birmingham n-7, New Orleans 4- Mcmphis 10-8. Little Rock 2-4. Nashville 0-12, Chattanooga 2-10. Kiioxvllle 4-1, Atlanta 0-10, NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 5-9, Boston 4-2. St. Louis 5-1, Cincinnati 1-0. Pittsburgh 0-3. Chicago 5-2. Jr) Philadelphia at Brooklyn, po.'fp' poncd. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington 2-3, Philadelphia 1-7. Chicago 4-4, Detroit 1-2. St. Louis 7-2, Cleveland 4-3. Boston at New York, postponed. Rcconlij credit two Greeks with having written thelirst comedy — about, 500 B. C. Birmingham kept in thc Southern lead by trimming New Orleans twice, 17 to 4 and 7 to 5. In the 0|>cner they shelled Jesse Danna off the mound, and kept on batler- Jiialch of the fine show. Roy Welch, dean of grapplers who have appeared here, renews his feud with Red Roberts, the Little Rock undertaker, in the finale. Feuillst Head Card Heading tlie card In popular np- peal is the clash between Welch and Roberts. These two giants have been clashing for some time and the time has come to, gel the cur But water got into the Columbia thc light blues went lug two relief pitchers. The Pell- Cornell rowed across, the finish cans took an early lead In the line easily. The Big Red was in nightcap, but their own errors and 10 hurry. There was on one else U>e Baron hitting made the final n thc race. "^ Birmingham. '. ' ' And Nashville also won its twin bill, over Chattanooga. After taking the first same 6 to 2, they USO Affair Will Honor Mothers And Servicemen ,, Ser J,' C £ mc ", " l ?, 1><tllcv ' llc Al '"} y rent Issue oft their respective chests. Air Field, and mothers of men in „,„.„ ,,.„, „..„ ,„ ,,,„ .. 1 ,, 5 ,,| IUf hu _ service from Blylhcville, will cclc- >rat« Mother's 'Day together next Sunday nt the U.S.O., when they will be honored Jointly at a reception to bo held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mothers of service men from Biy- theville, regardless of where their sons may be stationed, were asked to get In touch witli Mrs. II. H. Hou- cliins or Mrs. Cornelius Modtngcr as soon as possible, in order that plans for the affair may be perfected, it was announced today by Hoy Rea, a member of the committee In charge of arrangements. Scrgt. J. C. White of Blythovlllc Army Air Field will be in charge of group singing during the afternoon, which will feature the Informal entertainment. Punch and cookies will be served with the oldest and the youngest mothers present to serve nt the tea table. SMEXSANA! SOOtHING UEDICAIED POWDER palion. . ., ,, . . . nr,K "'S Hil^ *llal. n 1 ""^ " m £, l'"-,> Badui, unusually agile for Ins 225 sjnckcncd nmi i ct (he Lookouts run liounds, earned the respect of the customers when lie blasted Tiger Long several weeks ago. lie has been on the winning side of several tag matches, as well as indi- up a 9 to 4 majority in three innings of the nightcap. But :i five- run fifth frame put the Vols ahead aaain, and they went on to u 12-10 .telphta . . Detroit 8 ia Today's Games SOUTIIKKN UCAOUH Memphis at Knoxville. Atlanta nc Knoxville. New Oilcans at Birmingham. •(Only games scheduled). AMERICAN LEAGUE , No games .scheduled. NATIONAL UiACOK No games scheduled. About 48 per cent of the world's output of sulphuric acid Ls normally produced in Europe. vicinal brawls. Anythlng-aiul quite Atlnntil an , Knoxville split. The likely cyeryth ng - is expected in Crackei . s wcrc blallkcd in thc „„this inclee, sett ng the stage for the cr when j pall , Androws lum . feudists to explode at cacli other • Luxora infant Dies set of Since they are in the wrestling business, the logical way and place in thc ring. According to the grapevine, tills rivalry lias existed almost since the I two first, faced each other. It lias grown to mountain-like proportions through thc years, becoming more >iltcr and Ilerce. It has reached such a ijoinl that Promoter Meroney has attempted to keep them going In opposite directions for fear something serious would happen. Tlie latest outburst came over the injury to Joe Welch, younger bVoth- of Roy and one of thc most promising youngsters in the game. Joe was seriously injured in a mutch with Roberts over at Hopkinsville, Ky,. several weeks ago Most of the damage was done outside the ring, after Red tossed Joe over thc ropes, according to one version. Young Welch was hurt so badly that It was necessary to take him to a hospital for treatment to a deep scalp wound, said to have been inflicted by Roberts. Welch Charges Red Since it was the second time that Starting time is 8:30. BOWL for fun and health! BILL'S and GEORGE'S BOWLING ALLEY 120 N. Second She leaves her parents and twin The Philadelphia doublcheader was rained out. In the American League, the Chicago White Sox moved into the first division with a double victory over Ihe Detroit Tigers at Detroit. The Sox took the first game 4 to 1 and the second 4 to 2. The league-leading St. I/mis Browns spill a doublehcadcr with the Cleveland Indians at Cleveland. The Browns took the first game 7 to 4 to give Jack Kramer his fifth victory of the season without a loss. The Indians came back to take the nightcap 3 to 2. The Washington Senators split vlth the Philadelphia Athletics at hiladelphia. The Senators went vcrtime to win the first game 2 to Then the A's came back to win he second game 1 to 3. The Boston-New York double- itudcr was rained ont. No games are scheduled in the najor .leagues today. Services for the infant were held at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at Sandy Ridge Cemetery. Holt Funeral Homo was in charge of arrangements. Blaze Damages Auto t Tlie motor of a car belonging to Arthur Pinter ot near Gosncll was damaged about 6 o'clock yesterday afternoon when the cable from the batlery lames the umpire winning. Whenever Jimmy 'Ball Players Never Win Disputes With Umpire NEW YORK, May 8 (UP)—Evcr> haseball season brings its quola o 'disputes that invariably end with Dykes, Le Durocher, or anyone else gets tossei out of a ball game,- the old timer start talking about umpires. An umpire's job is a tough one He's got to be right all the time because one mistake ruins a per tectly-worked game. And he's got to handle all kinds of men to keep Ihe ball-game going. Fresco Thompson, once a major league outfielder, loved to bedevil umpires. Once, when Charley Mor- a'n was behind the plate, Fresco thought Charley had called a strike Unjustly. Fresco turned around with a "peaceful and friendly look. Moran braced himself for the exchange of compliments. "Tell me," Fresco said, "what Was the name of that football team Travels Million Miles CHICAGO, (UP)—Fred Brandt, 55, freight otlice clerk for the Chicago it Eastern Illinois Railroad, traveled a million miles in 30 years making the 100-mile round trip dail> from his home at Momence, 111., to the office. was short circuited, and burned through the floor nouldering rivalry flamed afresh ith brilliance.. Promoter Meroney explained tha e tried to keep them apart liuti t burned down again, but ixr no vail. Nothing would do them tha hey settle this thing. So. despite i hesitancy, Mike booked them fo his week in the local arena. The clash between Badui .an Canny, partner and pal of Roberts packs more lhan just casual inter est. Expecting a rough, slugging bee :he fans are also looking forwarc to the first match with keen antici board igniting the upholstery. hie fire occurred at FUth and Main streets. Mr. Pinter was alone :n the car when the fire started. Sir Henry Shrapnel, an Fjiglish- raan, invented shrapnel In 1103 ant was the first man to be wounde by It. Hawaiian women were put t death as late as 1813 if Ihcy at bananas, cocoanuts, certain fish pork, or turtles. m^EXHAUSTION/^$ /.Headache non'LIct headache double themb- ctyof exhaustion-At thc fin t si en ot pain lake Capudinc. It fiulcklp briiips relief, eoothe* nerves upiel by the pain. It U , HqutJ—already dissolved—all J read? [o ret—nil reatir tot brinj; eomforL Use only u at- 1| reeled, 10c. 30c. COc. CAPUDINE you coached, the one that heat Harvard?" The umpire was surprised. "It was Centre College." Fresco said: "Did they call them the Praying Colonels?" Thc umpire, amazed at Fresco's peaceful tone said: "That's right." "Well," said Fresco, "with you coaching them no wonder they had to pray." Thc fans never did know why Fresco Thompson was thrown out ot that ball-game. WORLDS URGtST StllEB AT 10 WRESTLING I Legion Hut, Monday, May 8, 8:75 p. m. Lowest Admission of any WreatUnj Arena tn Amertc*. Adulls, 36<f, Tax 9c-Total, 45c. Reserved Scats, 12c, Tax So-Total, lac. Children's Seats 12e, Tax 3c, Total, 15c. Reserved Seats On Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday from 6 p. m. on. DOUBLE MAIN EVENT ROY WELCH RED ROBERTS BILL CANNY vs. EMIR BADUI (Belli full-length matches) Have Your REFRIGERATORS, WASHERS AND RADIOS Overhauled and Repaired For the Hot Months Ahead! We have three expert repairmen: FRANCIS THAXTON, with 13 years experience as a refrigeration service engineer on commercial, domestic and air coudilioniiiK units. 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