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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 8, 1948
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PAG* IOC BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWg Cardinals Get Shortstop and $20,000 in Cash for Dick 5/s/er in Deal With Phillies H CLKARWATER, F)a., April 8. (U.P.)—The opening- day Bheiips of the Philadelphia Phillies and the St. Louis Cardinal's wjere taking shape'today'as a result of yesterday's swap between the two clubs. * '• ,— ! In the deal, the Phils gave *hort- •top Ralph LaPointe and about $20,900 In cash to the Cards for firsl- tawmtn Dick Sisler. • Most observers agreed thut the passing of Sisler r'rom the Cardi- liil* 1 scene meant that Stan Muslal would ouce again be playing first b«6e for the Red birds this season. At the start of Spring training, the St. Louis plans called Jor Sisler lo play first and Muslal to BO bnck to the outfield. Sisler, 26-year-old son of the famed first-baseman George Sisler, understudied Muslal at tlie base last .203 in Caruthersville Golfers to Meet 106 Members Signed For Club; Officers Are ro Be Elected CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. April R. —A mass meeting of eolf enthtis- !a,sts interested In the construction of the Caruthersville Golf lias been called tomorrow night at 8 o'clock In the. Circuit Court rooms at the court house here, It, was nn- iioimcecl today by Ralph Baiter, act- Ing chairman of (he Membership Drive Committee. The purpose of the meeting is to elect officers, directors and to select by-laws which ivill govern Die clurT- son, apparently'was acquired as In- 'operation, Mr. linker said fleld Insurance for the Cnrds-"just > Approximately 610 members have in case shortstop Marty Marlon , been obtained to date, he said nnrl should continue to be bothered by sufficient funds have been raised with which lo begin construction of the course. There are Mil! several more Interested parties to be con- ;WHh Muslal out, the Card oui- fteld lineup appeared to be Erv Du««k, Ron Northey and Country BUughter, with Terry Moore perhaps breaking In. UPolnte, 26-year-old righl-hanci- «i swinger who bailed .30* in 5B games for Philadelphia and .271 in 85 games for Baltimore last sea- leg trouble. ' The addition of Sisler to the Phils' •~ster seemed to mean that rookie A Flair would lie sent back to New Orleans of the Southern Association. It also was taken to mean Ihnt Bert Haas, who was being considered for the first-base job. would become the regular third baseman. , Emil Verban and Eddie Miller »re set at second and short respectively for the Phils. Travelers Best Jackson 17 to 4 or Ninth Win rn ' .<UP)-The Little Rock Travelers came home for a day's rest today after winning the ninth game yes- tactcrt, he said. At n meeting of tho membership drive committee Tuesday night It was declrteri (hot a bonrd of directors consisting of nine members be appointed, also a nominating committee consisting of Harold 3. Jones, chairman; Oeorge K. Reeves and BUI Collins for the purpose of selecting candidates for club offices Officers to be elected are president vice-president, mid .secretary-treasurer. With the funds assured for the construcllon of the course work s expected to Kcl underway Immediately after tomorrow night's meeting. The new course will be constructed on the southeast erlRc lown adjacent to the Little Prniri Cemetery, - , ,„ Oregon State and terday of their 12-game pre-season T I i *+ tewwuontair. *. i Tcxos Leod Caqe ; Second baseman Bobby Mavis led ; -r — ~g»» ^^^•^^"wSt^j"* 01 "*'" Scoring lin's Jackson, Miss. Senators. Ma-I K ^? W , YOnK - ^ r " "• <UP)-The yis went to bat seven times clouted 1 Natlonal Collegiate Athletic BII- cut six hits and scored five runs. L'. n J' ^ " y _ n!11 ". c <t Oregon ' stale The Travs touched a couple rookie pitchers for 2S hits whll» Mike Hamilton gave up 12 scattered nits to the Senators. • Accounting for three hlls each ,^'ere Dean Scarborough, r^-yne Blacltbiirn and catcher Duke Doo- ailtle. i Skipper Jack SalUwer gave (he •quad the day off today. ; The Travs open a three-game se- nes with the IndianapolLs Indians ,of the American Association here .tomorrow. The Friday and Saturday Igames will b« played a.t night, but ;the Sunday gam^ will be played in ;the afternoon. i The Pebs will [ace the Detroit Tigers in little Rock Monday and close out their pre-scason Emms .against state teachers at Cotnvav next Wednesday. • '• A new battery from Seattle o: th« Pacific Coast League retried ,Jor duty yesterday. They were pitcher Bob Snyder tnd catcher Bob Stump f. i Two other pitchers. Hugh Orphan of the Hollywood Stars and Norman Paynter of Oklahoma City and ;Wilkes-Barre. are expected to report in a few days. and Texas as (he most accurate shooting basketball teams among the major colleges during the 1947- jCorutriersvi/fe Gridders •Lose to Alumni 19 to 7 i CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., April 8 . — The "old boys" of the 1847 Ca- ^thersrille high school Tigers gri:l ^eam defeated the 10+a team 19-7 jhere in the annual Spring practice jgrld gime Tuesday afternoon. Pass interceptions accounted directly for s two of the touchdowns, and set tip rthe third Jor the former Tigers. I Jim Taylor intercepted two ot the passes and made runs or 85 yards and 60 yards to account for two ot ,the markers. The third touchdown ,c.ame after the ball was advanced to the IMS Tigers 12-yard line by a pa« interception, and from th:,i point Blackie Tarpley went over jn .a Quarterback sneak standing up. The 1948 team scored their touch- season. The bureau's final roundup of the West Coast statistics showed team the winner In field goal shooting while Texas took down honors in dropping points l n from the free throw line. Oregon Slate converted GGS baskets In 1.8H attempts for » 36V average. ' • Mublenbcrg inuked as the nation's second best team in connecting on shot* from the floor ivlth a .359 mark, followed by Akron's 353 average. In all, 10 teams were able to connect on at Icftst one out of three shots. The others were Louisville. Bowling Green. Bradley, Kansas Stale. William A: Mary, Notre Dame and Georgia. Texas topped Die free HIIOK shooting averages with a .730 mark, converting 351 out of 481 shols. Youngsters' Field Day Young and old, little and big, gathered around the Fort Worth Cat's baseball field to witness the Cals play' their big brothers. The Brooklyn Dodgers. None were loo old or too young to try for an autograph from Leo nurocher, Dodger malinger. Tile Dodgers won the second name fro:« (he Cats, 4-3. (NBA Telcpholo.) Memphis Chicks' 'New Look' May Protend Trouble in Southern Loop THURSDAY, APRIL f, 1949 Yawkey's Money !jockSuthcrlond ' May Make Bosox New Players Cost Plenty But Red Sox Boss Well Satisfied By I,m H. ftltnfn Unlttil PrtK Sporfj Editor NEW YORK, April 8, <UP)~Owner Tom Van-key of the Boston Red Sox still isn't convinced that mon- Pittsburgh Coach, In Cairo Hospital CAIRO, 111., April ». (UP) — Dr. John "Jock" Sutherland, coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers profe.wlon-al (ootba)l team, rf.itfd In a. Cairo hospital today, apparently a victim of amnesia Masters Tourney Opens Today at Augusta, Go. Help W»nt«d, One Dor ---.,— LAS CRUCES, N M. (UP)—A b»n on unmuuled, dogs here didn'l "tafce," dlspit* promises by city AUGUSTA, Ga., Aprii «. (UP) — officials of strict enforcement. City fathers couldn't find anyon* to Goll's blue-ribbon event—the Mas , _ _..,_, ters tournament—opens today and »ccept the Job of dot catcher, about the only entries missing »re Frank Stranahxn and Augusta's famous April weather. Stranahan's banishment because of an infringement of course rules during practice was confirmed all Hospital and that as suffer- over again, by tournament chairman -— Cliff Roberts, stranahan appealed ir y s tor a hearing but Roberts said it is ing from amnesia, although attendants at the hospital refused to ad- "-JI.IA. ovjn inn if uimvuiica LiiaL moil- , .. ' •«.. M.H-« «j ou- ey won't go a long way toward buy- [ ", m they even had * patient by t;.< IAUII i- «u «. IUJI.K way tuwara nuy- ., . ins a pennant. This !s the year \ W1 * 1 r l me Ihtil chnnlri tnll th« *t/^i* I Ur - F, H, . that should tell the story. Russell, a Cairo physi- im. oAiuuiu tun tiie iiwjry. i . V --••, — ~«»i u puja.- Yawkey shelled oat plenty to re-1 ^ hn . ot '"' d $* ™* b »'g- , cl " b -- - - ' inut "« »«« attending Sutherland and that the coach was "all right." Hussell said he was called across the Ohio River to Wlckliffe, Ky., by Ballard County officials. They said they found the 59-y'ear-old coach silting in his automobile which was mired in a swamp near Wlckliffe. Sutherland refused to talk, Russell said. "I couldn't tell what was wrong when I first got to him," he said, "and I'm not altogelher certain ihp shows inn Jor Jengur/ Intent. I The Phillies "losing pitcher" Hugh Mulcahy looks good on his comebncK trail. Last year's Frank Hoerst who Ity Leo Snrokii Unilcd 1'rcss Srmrls Writer MEMPHIS, Term., April 8. (TJH) —You might as well forget ia.,1 year's . seventh place Memphis Ch So ye trouble for Southern pena,,t contenders. JBriggs of "ctoiiicrsvilTe."'^^ wi'th Will Cnrruthers, velernn Soutli- 19 wins for Greenville of the Cot- vamp the club which finished third last year. He bought pitchers Jack Kramer and Ellis Kinder and .shortstop Vcrn Stephens from the Browns and outlleldef-infielder Stan Silence from the Washington Senators. He dug into his pockets still deeper to bring Joe McCarthy out of retirement and Install him as manager of the club with which Boston will bid for the IMS American League Pennant. That meant kicking JOB Cronin upstairs into the front office. A lot of baseball people feel thcs2 moves should bring the Red Sox I lie Hag. bill it isn't as simple as all tlir.t. The Red Sox, like the other ciubs. are going to have to win it on tile field — rtnd riot on paper, But for all of that it looks like the Red Sox have the chib with which to challenge the Yankees. Except, for some question ma« pitchers. Joe has his club all .set for the season's opener. It will see an outfield of Ted Williams, Dom DiMagsio and Sam He planned to complete his examination of the Pittsburgh coanli today. catcher with Boris Martin, a converted outfielder and Ed McGah behind him. . It could be the year that Yawkey's a-closed Incident. Stranahan may play next year but not today. The weather has been just as negative as Strsnahan's efforts. It didn't rain yesterday but leaden Rides hung over Ihe *wamp course through the day and Ihe first round Is bound to be a low one. Because of the dismal weather. bettors are hedging all over the Augusta National Clubhouse. Practice scores have been discounted because most of the favorites were frankly experimenting with a heavy turf. BUYTHEVILLE'S ONLY I?"£_ J '.W& ?_ e °'. n / '° PBy °" i Show St "" Wertda,. 7:00 ,,«. Salurday 1:00 p.m.: Sunday 2 p.m. RITZ* THEATRE Manila, Ark: Tonight "RAGGED ANGELS" with Joel McCm New* and Musical ShnH Friday & Saturday "RANDY RIDES ALONE" with .Inhn Wayne Cartoon and Chapter I "Adventure* nt Rex »nd Klnty" -«i » . .M.-ii-mii piacc Memphis Last year's Frank Hoerst who '«<"«, Com DiMaggio and Sam HICKS for (he new ChicnRO White .started In June and ended with I 1 ' ! Mcle nl!rt Atl infield of Spcncc at i ax farm club is sporting an oft- wins is back. Then there's E-.^n first . Bobl) y Docrr at second, Ste- ' ;nr face lifting Job that porlciirU > Fcuker who won 18 with Erie of The Phens at short and Johnny Pesky at OUblC for Southern AsSOdnl.fmt Minrllr. &ll n ^.ll» r «« . -,._. T,,,... tllil-rt Th^rr. ntsv hit Katta.. n..rr:^l^_. • t I ~ "•".« «u n.i.j Ul 1C Ul Mil: Association Middle Atlaritlc League; lj!lty Billy , - ern Association .sport.? writer wlio trailed the Chicks around the train- - 'lon States League; Bob Schultz, Clint Hufford, Le.s Edwards, a >.—.!>.«. mt. %jiiik,i\..-> JhLuuiui LI m n uin- vjijuu inji iui u, LJCO EAiwitrtis, aHil ing circuit picks Memphis lo wln-| : Jol »i Pertovich, of Waterloo, mi up in Uie first division. .Onslow protege. up in the first division. It'll nil (icpcnd, Jioivever — on the two-letter word— "I!" tlic pitchers come Ihronsh, Thfi "new look" Is a beaut— on paper. The veti-rnn landmark man- . third. There may be better outfield.s or infielrfs m the league, but Boston followers will have to see them before they'll believe it. ' The pitching prospects are rosy for both Dare Ferriss and Mickey Harris ager Dor Prothro is gone. Tho While Sox plucked 58 year old Jack , r.,i itr ,, ,-„,,,.„. , Onslo-.v from Wntcrloo (la.) of the I .,•,,. n c • , ,-, , Three-Eye League to pilot lh? f. , • l '^-Sunntnr. Ruth w us Chink.-, vvhnsn n n m. nit ,1,0 i.»... In as a pitcher in those days around 1012. '"The big guy answered the insult i walk to Onslow) with a migh'.y . ... appear to have recovered The pipe-smoking Ojislow chcr- < lrm " lnc ailments which hampcrrd :slus the rii.stinction o! being the i lllem Iasl >' C!lr - Tex Hnghson. how- guy they walked to get at the Babe. ! cvc ''. si'" is on the doublfu! lir.l, and That was long before Ihe mighty j McCarthy is Ictiing him lake atl. liabc btcaim- famous as a homc-ru:l lllc time lie wants to get in shape. hitting outfielder. . [The Red Sox third place finish last Chicks whose name fits the team well—for most of the players now arc hustling youngsters like Rav Onslow told the story to Spori.s Scar was traced directly to the lail- ":tor George Bucbee of the Mem- u ™ of those three hurlcrs to mcai- Ruth w is Uf* up to past performances. Should they regain their peak form, the Red Sox look as formidable as they rouie on the rnomid with Kramer, Kinder. Joe Dobson. Poolo. mernbei- o I c n , om 01» ,"™ lk '° Onslcw> with a mi 8 h ''>' wltl ? Kramcr - Klnde1 '' Joe °°^°<' Mls-s athlete fanills- i mc nl " cloul -" Onslow said. -:t 1 Earl .lohnson. anti Denny Gal" 'was the Br.rje's first professional ! house around to help them out. The infield looks gocrt nn defense. Take shortstop Fred Hancock and second baseman Frank Whitman. In two successive exhibition games they completed eight double plays- five in one game. The outiielrt has that fighting punch necessary to win ball ganie.s. In a same with Little Rock earlier this week outfielder Pnul Armstrong broke up a 3-all deadlock with a circuit smash in the ninth. The iiimiiph—If anything—showed that the Chicks are still better than las', .ve-r's cellnr-riwelling Trnvclci home run." . Onslow has been around all right. But now lie. wants to stay in Memphis and win a pennant. . Also in the running for pitching berths are Harry Dorish, who won seven games with the Red Sox last year and rookies Ellis Deal, Pete in.» unit niii ti iJtrlllmnl. Jlill .HILL JUUMCK C.II15 UC31, rCle Not this year, however—perhaps Modic.i, Mel Parnell and C|iarlie the next. Bight Boxers Crowned In AAU Tournament BOSTON, April 8. (UPI—Eight newly-crowned national A. A. U boxing champions, three of whom hail from New York, were in line today for shots nl berths on the United States Olympic boxing team By socking their way lo success In the three-day clouting carniva that wound up before 12.452 fans at the Garden last niglil, the rham- pions earned the right In participate in the Olympic (ryouts in the same ring In June. Here are the champions: 112- pound — Frank Sodano. Philadcl phia; 118-pound—Bill Morgan, Now ark, N. J. i New York learn): 12G- pound—Tcdrt Fittipnldo. Cleveland 135-pound—John Oonsalvcs, Onk land. Cal.: ivi-pound Eugene L'n scott, Oranci Rapids. Mich.; IfiO Raymond Bryar. New York; 115 pound—Grant BiHcher. 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Robert Ry»n and Anne Jeffreys Warner News; Also Shorts Also .Cartoov Friday & Saturday "Oklahoma Raiders" with 4^ T«ir Rltier and Fuziy Knlfht '^P Serial "The Royal Mounted Ride* Atain" Also Short* .... *.....<ti -..,, (.«*ii£ i in l t-n,-ta. KI tun lutu iiiunicij riortn ana OOULU Outfielders tx;on Calo and Gro- | Invitational Tournament here Mon- 'er Bowers are highly recommcnri- i riay. with Louise Suggs, of Lithia •d. Culo, whose home rims fcatui- | Springs, Ga.. picked as the favorite, cd Florida training hit .410 In the j The lithe little National Open West Texas-New Mexico league, champion won here in 1842 and Bowers hit .375 with Gadsden in tlu iO-H>. Last, year she battled to the Southeastern League. 20th green before losing her title lo Mrs. Babe Didrickson Zahariaa. The Chicks arc weak behind tha ,. .,,. uli ^ plate at least until Ralph McNafr now turned pro. -ccovcrs from a burl back. But Jos For the first time In years, the tourrnmeilt will be played on the No. 2 championship course here . Aslroth 190-pound youngster from Savannah of the South Atlantic League will rto until the White Sox delivers reinforcements In this depart men t. The veteran Connie Mack who watched Astroth backstop against the Athletics in Florida said the rookie had the makings of * big leaguer. But a loam is as good as i'-s pitcheis. Poole. the New York Gianl.i lootb.ill end has color but little profc.uionnl experience. Onslow says Poole is a line prospect. There's a chance the big righthander might find baseball more to his liking if For women, (he course is 6,142 yards with a pnr of 74. The tournament will be the last. for Miss Suggs before she sails for England in May with the Curtij Cup team for the first postwar revival of women's international golf. From Pool to Table The Albany hotel. Denver, Colo., has a pool containing mountain trout In the center of Its coffee shop. 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