The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1944 · Page 8
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r PAGE EIGHT BIA'TIItfVILLL! (AUK.) COURIER NKS/8 Yonfcees B/osf flHBWt, 5-2, And Take Lead By United I'rcss 'The New York Yankees are back In'.llic'top spot 1 In the American League. The Yanks with 10 wins •nd-5 losses have a ,661 average, Tlie Browns, with 13 victories and 7 defeats, are' in second plnce with 450: ; The Yankees walloped the De- troll Tiger's 5 to 2 yesterday. Tliey pill .the game on ice In the third, When they scored four runs o» three bunts, nnd Johnny Linden's triple. The Browns, playing under arc- lights at Washington, look a 4 lo 2 drubbing at the hands of the Senators; The Senators scored the deciding runs in the eighth, when the Browns' fielding fell apart. Jack Kramer took his first defeat against five wins. The Cleveland Indians, sparked by Pat Seerey's homer, two doubles nnd a single; edged out the Boston Red Sox 7 to 6, The Philadelphia Athletics played the second 16-innini! game of the season, nnd lost It, 4 to 2. The Chicago White Sox broke the deadlock In the top half of the 10th frame when Hal Trosky stole home with what proved lo be the winning run. i-s'In the National League, the Chicago Cubs pulled out of their 13 game tailspln, and beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5 to 3. - Ed Hanyzewskl pitched seven-hit ball for Chicago. ^ It was the Bruins frrst win since • opening day. ' The Cincinnati Reds gained n full game on the St. Louis Cardinals by defeating the New York Glcmts 4 to 3. The Reds came from behind In the eighth with n three-run splurge to give Clyde Shoun his first win of the season." The Brooklyn Dodgers trimmed the St. Louis .Cardinals 2 to 1. A . rookie shortstop, Bill Hart, sparked the club afield and at .bat to give Curt Davis his third victory. The Boston.Braves laid down an 18-hlt barrage • against two Pltts- b'urgh hurlers to defeat the Pirates .'.7 .to 2. Jim Tobin nutter- balled his way to nn easy triumph, with Max Butcher the loser. Plaque In Dressing Room Recalls Spirit Of Gehrig ' NEW YORK, May 12. (UP)—Lou Gehrig, the late first baseman of the New York Yankees, wasn't ,the sort who needed plaques or memorials jto keep his memory fresh. But he was the sort who got them. The beloved baseball star, whose ' death in 1941 was mourned throughout the nation, has been honored with a plaque In the Yankee Stadium trophy room. !(. depicts the late Iron Horse In his old familiar batting swing, and ls : entitled: '|Thc Spirit of Lou Gehrig." The New • York • High School of Commerce presented the plaque to Manager Joe McCarthy on. Ills first day back with the Yankees. Th'j presentation' was made in the presence of Gehrlg's widow nnd his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gehrig. Political Announcements N *nt«K Courier News W* bctn »u- thorlKd to announce the following candidacies, "itibject to th« Democratic prlm»r y in • -BTATE REPRESENTATIVE ALENE WORD . (for re-election, Post No. 2) W. J. WUNDERLICH ' (for re-election, Post No. 1) J. LEE BEARDKN . (for re-election, Post No. 3) • . LUOIEN E. COLEMAN - • ; E. C. "GENE" FLEEMAN : . ; • (Past No. 4) .SHERIFF AND COLLECTOR •-:•• - HALE JAOK8ON v . • • (for re-election) W, W. (BUDDY) WATSON .•'... CODNTy THEASURKR . .- : B. B. (SKEET) STOUT. '••" MISS DELLA PURTLE COUNT? JUDGE •ROLAND GREEN (for re-election) CIRCUIT COUKT CI.ERK HARVEY MOREIS • - (For re-election) COUNTY CLERK T. W. POTTER (for re-election) COUNTY ASSESSOR OSCAR ALEXANDER Makes His Bow of cn, New Britain, from tultul, or assistant chief, Noho Co.opcr,_rcsideiit of Granite, Okla., holds lilies in California where he formerly lived u> Hay ward. - ' SoW/ers W/H Learn Of Wrestling A wrestling program, created lo give Icraoiifi In fundamentals of self-defense aiu! offense to men who one tiny may meet the enemy In liiiml-lo-haml eombnl, will lx> launched at the Illythcvllle Army Mr Field next week. The iii'Ofinun will he conductctl nniiur the auspices of the AtlUoUc Department, with Staff Scrgt, Chris Uelkus, physical training Instructor, ill charge of nil classes. Sergeant Bclkn.s. In civilian life a profession;!! wrestler wlio Irst only three touts In ovci 150, will Conduct his classes In Ui2 post Gym, where a Inrge mat has been Installed. Ills schedule is still incomplete hut present plans c«ll for the training ot calisthenics classes In the luml.iniciilnl.s of grappling nnd for the creation or n post wrestling team. lite. DOPE BUCKET Ay J. P. FRIEND ACQUAINTED WITH FLATTOP Seanmn First Class William K. Taylor Is acquainted with a "llat- lop." ... To be exact, "Ilallop" Is a pa! ot his. . . Hut his "flatlop" Is not the comic strip villain who currently Is just out of the clutches of Dick Tracy. . . It Is one of Uncle Sam's giant aircralt carriers, nicknamed "flattop". . . Seaman Taylor, one of .the most popular car- dies ever to pack a golf bag over Ihc beautiful Blythcvlllc Country Club course, is n member of a powerful carrier force somewhere In the Pacific and has seen plenty of action during his more than a year in service . . . Already he has experienced the invasions of New Guinea, tile Mnrshnlls, Caroline Islands where "not a Jnp got nway," and the pounding of Truk, . . "Willie K.", so-called by the fellows who roamed Hie course together, received his naval training at San Diego, Calif., and had a fireman's rating at the conclusion of the "boot" work. . . . But he forsook it and transferred to senmim as lie joined the aircraft carrier . . . Local golfers readily recall the small, cheerlul youngster . . . They describe him as n fine carrier with a plcnshw personality . . .He was n favorite of the late Cecil Shane ... He cnddlctl n number of times lor Frnnk Whltworth, city clerk AHK1VES OVKUSEAS Edftar Cain, crack guard on the 1940-41 Blythcvlllc high school championship teams nnd one of the ".silent" members of the Chicks, has arrived in England, he has notified his father, E. C, Cain . . . Edgar, whom Coach Joe Dildy once rated as the perfect type of guard and foollnill player, Is in llio mediciil corps and was stationed at Atlanla On., with the 4th Auxiliary . . . He was home for a 'brief furlough during the basketball season. . . GETS A CHANGE—Warrant Officer Mitchell Best, who served as assistant conch at the local high .school several seasons, has l»cn moved from the Russell Islands, he Informs friends here. . . But he hasn't given Lhcm an Inkling as to his present location . , . TRANSPORTS ARMY—Ens. Geoinc Prullt, the sturdy Annorel toy who did such a fine Job while serving in several sports with the Chicks, has been assigned to army transport with the Merchant Marines. . . lie Indicated lo his mother, Mrs. Ciirrn I'ruitt, Hint lie has been "across" many limes . . Not long ago he encountered members of Co. M In Alaska nnd the Aleutians . . . Small world isn't it? ... WILL BE SonnY—Mas- ter Scrgt. Virgil Fisher likely will regret' leaving Cainp Slbcrt, Ala., more than ever now since "Spud" Chandler, former star hurler ol the New York Yankees, is in training there . . . M-S Fisher, a rabid sporls fnn, especially bisehnll, Is at Camp Ruckcr, Aln. . . . chandler Is a former University of Georgia blocking biwk. GETS PROMOTION Orval Shaneyfelt, a promising linesman when with the Chicks a few seasons ago, has earned his first stripe with the Marines . . . He now Is stationed at Cherry Point, N. C. . . . His brother, T-Scrgt. Virgil L. Shaneyfelt, who starred with Dell bnsketeers, has been in the Southwest Pacific with the "Leathernecks" for almost two years. He recently wrote his parents that he "passed the Equator" . . . JOINS BENEDICTS—According lo grapevine reports, J. T. Victory, nimble legged hallback during the Chick championship days under Coach Dlkly, has Joined Ihc benedicts . . His bride Is said to be an Army nurse . . .• Pvt. Victory is stationed at Camp Stoneman, Calif. . . HITS BACK—Letters from Corps. George Hunt and Jimmlc Parks at Cam]) Callan revealing some "ribbing" by "Yankees" because they hail from ArKAN.sas brought to Frank C. Douglas' mind a filmllnr experience by his son, Pvt. Colin Douglas, when he was at Ft. Monmouth, 111. . . , Colin did attempt to argue the Civil War question at first, hut, nfter so long a time It became monotonous. . . . Hut he shut 'em up—and good, . . . The tiick? . . . He reminded the lads from atxwe the Muson-Dixon hue that Arkansas produced Gen. Dmiglas MacArthur, . .. . Can you match that? ; .'• . That ended all future Ijellltlhig of Arkansas. Homer By'.Gray Gives Memphis Winning Margin By United I'rcss Credit Pete Gray with a sliiule- Iraiided win. Tlie Memphis chicks' one-armed outfielder bnnged out n home run with n man auoard last night, to score the only runs In n game against the Birmingham Barons, leaders ol the Southern Association. The game was the highlight of the night's games, and one of Pete's Ijcst perrormanccs. The handicapped player last year became the loop's host drawing card for unbelieving fans, nnd this year he's turning out as one' cf the best players. Memphis customers think he's more than worth the price Doc Prothro finally hart lo offer—and after last night, Prothro probablf thinks the same thing..The two-lo-notliing victory held Memphis In third plncc, tied only with Little Rock. In the other games, Chattanooga outslugjjed Atlanta twelve lo feveii, moving ahead of Knoxville in the .second division. 'Hie Smokies were beaten ten to six by Nashville. And the Vols are again In position to threaten the BiironV ir-ad, now cut to two sanies. LIUI> Rock outlasted New Orleaas to win. live to four, in nn extra inning. FRIDAY, MAY 12, 1Q.M . BOWL for fun ami health! HIM AS ami GKORGK'S BOWLING ALLEY 120 N. Second THE YEAR 'ROUND DRINK! SILUEIINAGRI, &' CO., INC. ') Little Hock, Ark.;. ' ;> '• CHICKASAW West Alain Near 21st S(. Sal, starts 12:-15; Sun. starts 1:15 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:-15 Continuous shows Sal. anil Su». Friday and Saturday Double Feature "SECRETS OF THE WASTELANDS" with HopaloMf Cassidy and .: . "DUMBO" (In Technicolor) • A Walt Disney Creation SERIAL: "Don IVinslow of the Coast Guard Popcjx Comedy * Sunday and Monday V VJOAN OF THE • - . OZARKS" / • with Judy Canova & Joe E. Brown ^' Universal News , '' . Comedy Only top quality products get the job of lubricating the motors and machinery on our fighting Navy's ships. So -we're proud to tell you that Sinclair lubricants are used on many Navy ships to assure smooth operation and save wear. To give your car the same, sure SmWEARWITH protection, get Sinclair lubricants from your Sinclair Dealer. To protect your engine, for example, he offers Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil. This famous oil stands up longer and lubricates better because,it is both de-waxcd and dc-jellied. Use Sinclair Opaline to keep your car rolling. B. J. ALLEN ; Pkoae 2015 ^ Afeif ~ UytkefUIc, 'Ark, B PJ^TP ' *'*\ l St8hoRttnsh misery, HEAT Sprinkle on Moisnnn.tho eoothEna, medicated jww- iler. Costs lilllo, nml you Bavo lota in largci sites. Carol's Chamberlain Weds MEXICO CITY (UP) — Ernest Urdarianu, chamberlain of former King Carol of Ilomania. now in exile here, and Miss Monica Borml- low Cook of Mexico City were married reci'nlly. 'Jli e couple spent a brief honeymoon at Alcaiipuko and liai'c returned to the capital. Yesterday^ Results SOUTIIKKN I,EAOl)K Memphis 't. Birmingham P. Chatlaiiooga 12, Atlanta 7. Nashville 10, Knoxville 0 Liltle Hock 5, New Orleans 4. AMKJIICAN LEAGUE Chicago 4, Philadelphia 2 (1C in- tiingsK New York 5, Detroit 2. Cleveland 7. Boston C. Night Bainc. St. Louis \, Washington 2. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 4. New York 3 Chicago 5, Philadelphia 3. Boston 7, Pittsburgh 3. Brooklyn 2, SI, Louis 1. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham at Memphis, night. f'mKimooga at Atlanta. Knoxvlile at Nashville, two. Little Rock nl New Orleans, two. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland at Boston, nctrolt at New York. St, Louis at Washington, night. Chicago at Philadelphia, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia at Chicago. Boston at Pittsburgh. New York at Cincinnati. Brooklyn at St. Louis, night. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet, Blnnlngha m' 10 3 .760 Nashville 7 4 .030 Atlanta 6 G .500 Memphis 7 7 .500 Little Rock 5 5 .500 Knoxville 5 6 .455 Chattanooga 0 7 .462 New Orleans 2 9 .181 Buying Logs Of All Kinds. BARKSDALE MFG. CO. lilythcvillc, Ark. 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