The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 12, 1948
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PAGE EIGHT Sportsmen Plan New Skeet Club Arrangements Mode To Use Traps at Former Army Air Base Mans for the organization of > . akcet club for the benefit of Missls- alppl County »nd Southeast Missouri gunmen were announced today by B. T. Brogdon, Blytheville sportsman and secretary of the Mississippi County Wildlife Association. Mr. Brogdon stated that a group of Blytheville sportsmen has acquired trie use o( traps located at the Air Base and that a financial drive Is now under way to defray the- expenses of re-organizing the club. The skeet traps at the Air Base were used by officers stationed there during the war. He staled that a minimum of $500 will be Heeded to put the traps in shape and get the club under op•ration. During the financial drive, at least 100 sportsmen of this area will be contacted and asked to contribute »5 each toward Die reorganization of the club, he said. However, he ixrtnted out that any Interested person may contribute to the drive. Mr. Brogdon staled that by charging a flat rate of $2 a round for firing, It Is believed that the club can be placed on a paying basis within a year and that if it is. those contributing to the financial drive will be re-lmbursed whatever they contributed. The club, If organized, will be open to the public, he sitld, and no membership dues will be charged. All that will be required Is that the M fee be paid for each round The skeet traps at the air base •re located in the Northeast corner near the firing range. State funeral Planned for Jock Sutherland PTTTSBURG. April 12. (UP)— The football would today planned a atate • funeral for Dr. John Bain (Jock) Sutherland, coach of Hie Pittsburg Steelers professional team The Difference ... They Hope 1LYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Pollet Falters, Houston Trips Masked Matman Cords 3-7; Feller Stops Giants T ~ A "" MONDAY, APRTT, 18. HOUSTON, Tex.. Apri! 12. (UP) — The ability of southpaw Howie Pol- Ict to come back after a Winter operation still was In doubt today after the slender St. Louis Cardinal U'lrler dropped a 3 to 1 decision (o the Houston Buffs of the Texas League. Erv Dusalt's two singles were the only St. Louis hits off Lloyd Boyer and Jnclc Creel. Pollct gave up three runs and six hits In six Innings. Hey, Lookee! Bucky Harris nnd the Yankc-rs liclicve the Requisition of southpaw •Ed Lopal, loft, from the. White Sox and right-handcil Red Eruinoo from the Indians ortsels newly-acquired strength ot the Red Sox. Connie Mack Cuts Squad to Limit- Early; A's Have Only Seven Rookies OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.. April 12. IUP>— or Bobo Newsom rtlll was scanning ba.seball's want nds today. Mel Olt, manager of the New Yorlt Giants, admitted yesterday that he had spoken with the veteran right-handed pitcher "several times." but emphasized that no agreement had been reached. The 39-year-old Newsom was given his unconditional release by the New York Yankees two months ago and worked out with the Washington . Senators this Spring as a free agent, i Bob Feller of Cleveland pitched ! elsht Innings yesterday and had lit- tic difficulty beating the Giants, 12. to 4, before 11.401 fans. Outfielder Pat Secrcy of the Indians clouted ! his fourth home run in two days i while first baseman' Johnny Mlie ' connected for New York. i Clint Hartung. who started for I the GiniUs, was charged with the , loss. Ken Ti inkle and Earl Me- 1 Cowan mopped up for the losers. NEW ORLEANS, April 12. (UP) —The New York Yankees' Spring total of home runs stood at 23 today after two circuit clouts by Billy Johnson and one by Joe DiMageio enabled the Bronx Bombers to irounce New Orleans, 14 to 6, before 8,468 onlookers. Allie Reynolds started for the Yankees and was far from Impressive. yielding six runs and nine hits . By l*o u. Peltrscn (Unlleil 1-rcss SporU Kdltor) tsliW YORK, April 12. (UPl Ohio Coon Dog Wins Top To Appear Here For First Time "The Demon", i masked wre*'.- Jer who conceals his identity under n hood, will make his initial appear- • cnce in Blytheville tonight when he performs In the tag match feature of the American Legion's weekly wrestling program at the Legion Hut, "The Demon" will team with Frankle Hill, an oldtimer, in the lag feature against Kala Pasha an.t Billy Brooks. Pasha and Brooks arc returnees from last week's performance. No one knows the real identity of the hooded grappler except himse'.f and his booking agents. In accordance to an age-old code of wrestling, masked performers are not required to remove the hood un'il they have been defeated. Two one-fall preliminary boa's nre scheduled to precede the main event with the four lag match performers pairing off in separate bouts, ft the first, Pasha will tangts with Hill and in the second, "Th- Demon" will he pitted against Brooks. Haijiboiv come long and silvery in Idulto—Inke it from yoim^ Tony Costr*. Tuny proudly hnkls ;i .sample tie sn.-jy^cd in H.'ijjibow l,jke. /fc:ir J3tme. While the season is already open in special nrras, the (jen- oi'al trout spuson in the land of the bij; )K>l;ito lliis yi-ar wilJ bi- fin,,, June 4 to Oi:l. 31. Morn lhan 170.000 licenses were sold in 111-17 in .•] stale' of less tliun ]xj|HiUitiuji. before bcins relieved Guinpcrb In the sixth by Randy inning. (Fire) Trucks. Detroit firehaller, owned the dubious distinction today of being the only losing pitcher the Timers have had in their lust 13 games. Trucks was charged with the <le- »f^fc.,Y- nucKh was cnaigeci wim the de- rm? J f? 1 ^'^, Ala " Anr11 12 - fcat yes'wday as Memphis of the Bobby Locke Blasts PGA For Citizenship Report AUGUSTA, Ga., April 12. (UP) — Bobby Locke of South Africa blasted the Professional Golfers Association today for circulating a story '.vhicli lie snitl might cause his temporary visa to be revoked. The PGA reported from St. Lours that Locke would not be invited lo the 1948 PGA tournament there because he now is considered practically a "permanent, resident" of New Theatre dim J?_|7 ,VT , ,\ V ' "'"" "••"-•"• jcaic«uuy us raumijnis OI Ule nVI, 7, ' (DLltcW Leonard of the Southern Association beat the Ben- Philadelphia Phiuj CS gnve amplc ,„_ • Bals 9 to 7 In Dctrolt . s , „ (licatfoii today that he U ready for loss within ti, c n- B ame span rnin\inii T A M i opening day's pitching chore. , Trucks alsr> W as charged with the r££ "?•„" AW i ' 2 L ™ nl "-d- nominated by Manager setback. k C LJI'I—Plnppr TOrw f\\i'nr\,i Vi>, ot.. n«.. *•«!»_ . ... . *^>"* ,„. ,_ s beloved I Monev in mone T •" League pennant race with only sev apparently the victim of amnesia dlans 10 days ago he brought his ] . Two emergency operations failed to Hive his life. Funeral services will be held at * p. m. Tuesday .in Calvary Episcopal Church here. Sutherland's body will lie in state at the church all day Tuseday, watched over by a guard of honor from the varsity lettermen's club at the University of Pittsburg, where Sutherland coached football for 15 years. i W« invite you | to hear James Melton on BALTIMORE, Md., April 12. (UP) -The Brooklyn Duellers will play Orioles today. Brooklyn then moves into Ebbels , h .. ,. . . . ; ' "•' ""= ""-"• ul power exnitwed | Field for a scries with Montreal to line and second major prize i recently by his club. be followed by a Uirec-eamrV wri^ b/Cv Mmik'' V R nd ,f laS o' , D ^"f J ° C D ° bS ° n ' S nMl flve "t- »«th the Newark ^nlee a Eb! cW'™ 1 Jr."" I"' ,°l ' l "-?™ l °" ^ lo ."•« Atlanta bets Field and Yankee Stadium. Manila's Finest Shows KVKRY NIUHT Box Opens Week Days 7:0fl p.m Matinee Saturday i Sunday 1 p.m. Cont Showing Tonight club roster down to the player limit; ° r of 25—a deadline the teams do not . °^-,--« "-• ~j ..i......*, t^m^im, »_/. ici, CU^LOII have to reach until May 20. i Third prize of $200 went to Joy Crackers. 1 lo 0 vesterdav Inr He will carry nine pitchers, three i 5°>'- ow » r <l »S' Ixiuls Adams, of j Kennedy of Atlanta "tamed trie Rrrl Ll^Hnl-c fi,,o n.,4r(«1^«-- , l ~;~l.L - SnTinp Hill tnr K'!nnlil~ rf * nf .*,A<t — :i, .. . .. "• *^"- u catchers, five outfielders and eight ; Spring Hill, for winning second infieldcrs. The number of infleldcrs j lrec he retained Is significant—it speaks ! louder than words of the depart- Louts Returns to U S mcnt which may keep the A's from T« T • / I r- L + attaining that first division goal. ' ° ' raln 'Or June Fight Mack is sure his outfield, catch-1 — - - • ing and pitching—the latter prom-i NEW YORK.'April 12, (UP) ises to be the strong point—will • Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, measure up. but he, too, has grave I svll ° recently concluded an cxhibi- Americn'i "Harvest of Stars" CBS Sox with three hits. Made Sound Machine MEMPHIS. April 12. (UP)-Virgil ,. 1 ' homas Edison Invented ' y "i»"j first, machine to record and " "' produce sound in touring; pros wondering whether it ' " n '° n cylinders. Larry Gilbert's Second Son May Play for Vols NASHVILLE. Tenn., April 12. <UP)— There WES an outside chanre Favorite Tenor AT A NEW TIME •TV? Wednesday Night Starting April 7 9:30 to 10P.M. i Eastern Time A full half-hour of fine music and sparkling drama SOUTH 2?? doubt as to whether he will be able i tton tour in Great Britain, was I system to put a capable infield in action ' scheduled to arrive today aboard thc from the material he has at hand. • Queen Elizabeth nnd sign articles Only two of .the infield positions i tomorrow for his June title fight are scU-slick fielding, but light I »'Hh Joe Walcott. hitting Eddie Joost at short and! Following the signing which will Hunk Majcsik at third. Joost hit i take place at thc New York St-Ue only .206 Inst year, but he did tight- ! Athletic Commission Louis will or>en up the Philadelphia defense.: en training a t Grenloch N J on Majeskl was a .380 hitter. , Thursday. ^ re '»°<:». &• J- on Perm Fain, whose .201 mark as — a freshman led thc A's Inftcldcrs In hitting last season, will take over • fjrst base when his knee Is sound again, but until then It will be Rudy York, who still is not in shape or ESSSHS5 ^iFB-ii:::;: HS^S^- ^^l^e^eer^' a^ ^3™^*™ r ^•; ^ «?HS r^""- ^^an^^er^^^^e-^'E3C^^---" no reason to believe that the v won't ^ ,, , , ,. fall short of the mark again. 1 .J, 11 C - Vols ""Ive here today to end Of the eight inlielrters M ac k „,. O f-"^ 'r **' ^'7 , will P la V kept-counting Binks as an out- DchoL nCTC luesday and Wcdnes- fieldcr—four are newcomers. York "^. Rnd °nen the Southern Asso- and Webb were discarded bv other clubs and picked up by the A's and there are two promising rookies-Mickey Rutner. who hit .327 with Birmingham last, season and William Dcniars, a .32 wasn't smarter to a well-paying club tournament activities drawer events. That's" Harmon'o Patented the r to get tied up with i Patented club and confine the;*- ! picl; u l' a 1C to the nc ' turntable. the re- 1877. it used Later, Edison electro-magnetic "The Foxes of Harrow" with Rex Harrison and Maureen O'Hara Selected Short Subjects Tuesday "The Return of the Whistler" with Michael Dunne and I.more Aubert Selected Shorts ^ * ry ' hls native country fo The South African golfer, who tour before October played In last year's PGA tourney uctowr. as a "distinguished visitor," said that he would be In the United States for the remainder of the PGA tour this Hummer but will return lo •» exhibition B L Y TH CV IL Lt S O N LY ALL WHITE THEATRE Show SUrii Weekdays 7:M p.m. Saturday 1 ;<Xi p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. I Tonight Sunday and Monday '.>> Mmm Her CT and (lie Bellboy Tuesday BIG STAGE SHOW! I)ONALI> HOWARD and His Smllinj; Hillbillies Also Pappy Stewart and His Family Stars of Radio and State Plus DOUBLE FEATURE "Life With Blondie" With Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake and IDW. G. ROBINSON-O'BRIEN in M.G-M'. 'OUR VINES HAVE TENDER GRAPES" - pfus Dincltd by BOY ROWLAND Pioduced by ROBERT SISK Also ShorU Dial 4::6I Openlnf 7; SUrt« 7:M TONIGHT Sunday and Monday "ROAD TO UTOPIA" with Ding Crosby, Bob llnp« and Dorothy [^amour Warner News; Also ShorU Tuesday "For the Love of Rusty" with Ted Donaldson and Tom Serial: Chapter 1 "Tex Gr Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday and Tuesday i. -^ti \VJfffiRE 1 -ttfEREs i LIFE Cartoon and Warner News top- | Read Courier News Want Ads. ciation race Chattanooga. here Friday against ftiOKCSSl IHTERNAT10NM. HARVESTER I Asheville. Harmon's 279 Wins Money in Masters _.-\UGUSTA. Ga., April 12 CUP) — Claude Harmon of Mamoronecl:, The music of "America" also is fodTv ^nd ^ w"* '"h" ^ ^ the music of thc national anthem, i M^c'r.s * S one - lhe of the British Empire, and Switzerland. Denmark, 3 Purpose Machine Ur Dirt Moving, LAND LEV ELI KG ...and Seed Bed Preparation HERE'S A LAiOR-SAVING, MONEY-WAklNG MACHINE! WitS 11, Evwimin you get |, t»bk .top condition quickly mily. Ev«riin>n.|cvelcd field, ir- ttS'l* tkc m »,|ve,. You nv« time, '•*•/> »«t«r, grow bitter c.opi — iMckoitcd Kjuipmtnl worki fiu«r, "»r« ««iei«ntly. T!>« lev. ih l..d AUTOMATICALLY — wl«. w^|, j. „„ Kisl, P l,ce bl.Jc Uw.n to t.Ve , eut , ,.(,,„ whccll I. i.t. i |,w pU« blade r»iics to rtU.» dirt—br,,k. clod,, firm, • lid r*c1» tW ,urf.c«, forni^ . *»«IT p«Ivcrir<d M «d bed mftchinc rnov«i along. On tht m.rkt required. Exccllc ftctJt. Afltr dirt i fallen dirt mover .oday for potter il for rebuilding , '' moved it can he rvrEvunr^^r 1 "!" 1 - ehine. 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