The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1947 · Page 19
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 27, 1947
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FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1047. Litlie Rock Wins Over Pickers 7-3 Blythcville's Legion Nine Drops Second Game of Road Trip "i.ITTI.R ROCK, June 27. (Special ToJSjutwr News) — The Blythoville Cotton^ekers bowed to Ihe strong Doughboys from tho Legion's M. M. Ebcrls Post Number 1 here yesterday afternoon by a score of 7 to 3. The Maine was halted after five inniims of play by rain. Louts Sehnufclc toed (he si ib for the Doughboys giving up six hits and ids teammates committed Blackwell Gets Tenth Win As He Hurls 6-3 Defeat at Cards By CAKI, UJNDQD1ST « United Press S|x>rts Wrlfc-r j NEW YOSK. Julia 21. (UP) — Not oven tlie "Pcthcal" of ilio world champion St. Louis Cardinals licld any terrors toiluy for Ewt'll Blackwell, llio Cincinniili iljeccl-boy, who treated Hani Brechcen Jusl like Ihc other nine I>!tclicis who have gone down to defeat during his 10-t-uine winning streak. Harry the Cut. the cunning lefty of the Redbirils. figured as Ihc pitcher mo.'jl likely to stop th>? Heels' no-hit hero, but at the end of one of the year's most widely heralded pitching buttles, it was Winning Form BLYTHEVIL1UE ^^^^P^pR NEWS Tigers, Cooter Play in Missco League Sunday four mlscucL Schauflc also wielded i tlie stylish Blaekwell who wa s the the big but for the Capital City boys, balling in funr of the SCVLMH tallies. Kenneth Me IT ill started on the mound for thn C'oUon Picker:* but was relieved by Bob Mullen, i^i. 1 - ritt was credited with the loss. For the thirrl .striiiyhl game IJi'.l Lonjj iniced the Dickers at the pi-Ate, collecting two singles and batting in llirco Blylheville runs. Long, who previously sat on tlie bench UK a utility nn Icher ami outfielder, has been giving a regular starLin^ berth by Co:\ch Joe Wliitley. Batteries - Jllylheville: Merr'U. Mullen and Kooutz, Little HocV; Scliaufcle and Hamilton. Totals: BlythevllSe - three runs, six hits and cue error; Little Rock-seven rnr.s. eight hits and four errors. .The Pickets rue in Loiiokc to-^ay where they will play the Lonoko Legionnaires a return game this afternoon and then journey to Hot Springs !<>r a pair of games- tomorrow and Sunday Hint -Aill wind up their week-long rond trip- to Ray Robinson CLEVELAND, June 27. (UP"' No l lfe nine v.a.s atlut'bed todiiy welterweight champion Kay (Snsnr) Robinson In a report by Cnronyr Sntnuel Gerbc;r on the eircumslun- ces \vhit:h led to the death of challenger Jimmy Doyle from a blow suffered in a title ii-jhL here Tnes- day night. • Doyle died on Wetlncsday after • being knocked out by Robinson in : - tb e eiglith round of their bout. • lie never regained consciousness. 1JASEBALL"STAWlN~GS SOUTIiEKN IE AGUE W. U. Mouilq ................ 50 2S New Orleans ........ « 31 Chattanooga ......... 40 U8 Birmingham'. . ....... 3'J so Atlantn ............. :!0 'i& Niislivillc ........... 3f) 37 Mcnipllis ........... ..24. 4:) Little Hock ............ 2148 Pet .058 .G03 .•187 A'6' .480 .3!H .300 winner, 6 to 3 Blackwell was not as effective as in his last two starts when lie b.irely missed pitching consecutive no-hitlers. He gave up eight hits, but the Retls supparlid him wltli 13 hits. Brcelicen got shabby support at the start when thre^ ei produced two unearned Cincinnati runs in the first. After the Cards lied il at 2-all. inert Haas singled in a run in the sixth, put- lini; the Hods ahMd to stay. They made three more in tbe ninth on a double by Benny Zientara and singles by Haas. Babe Youn^. Ray Lamanno. Blaekwell struck out six hitlers to raise his icagne- leadiiiB total lo 76. The Dodgers took over first place by slugging out a 14-hlt, 8 to 6 victory over tlie Braves at Brooklyn. The 'Braves made 1G hits in defeat in a v.'ild i j amc in which there were 10 doubles, two triples and t\vo homers. Brooklyn clinched it with two runs in the eighth when Jacki? Robinson doubled and scoi'cd on Dixie Walker's single and another came in on a walk with ihc bases loaded. -Boston had tied score with five runs in their ilf of the Inning, Earl Torgcson's vo-rnn pinch-triple capping the illy, ilaiph iBranca got credit for ic victory, his 10th. Carl Purillo of I Colo., ic Dodders and Mike McCormick power Ihe Braves h'tt^ the homers. ' open being held at Ernie Bonham pitched liis fiec- ui shutout for the Pirates, tlcfeat- the Cubs at Chicago, 3 to 0, s lie was backed up by a 10-hit tt-ack that included Ralph Kiner's 4th homer. Kiner drove in four HIS. Bonham gave vip only six hits. Tlie Athletics used Uieir Yankce- nner, rookie Joe Coleman to snap e\v York's six-game winning treak, 4 to 2. at Philadeli)hi.i. oleman, who has won only two ames against five defeats, chalked n both victories against New York. '.c was tagged for one solid smash. New Yoi'k Boslon ClovclniKi . Dclvnil A Chicago ** Washington St. Louis AMERICAN Lf.AfiTTF. W. L. 31 25 ....;... .33 25 31 211 2l> 27 30 33 27 'M 21 35 Pet. .507 .559 .517 .491 .483 .475 Brooklyn Boston . New York Chicago . St. I.onis Cincinnati 1'hihKlelphia NATIONAL LEAUOE W. U 3j 20 :>A an 32 25 :u so :io :n at 32 2G SO Pittsburgh 21 3! Yesterday's Results SOmilKKN LEAGUE Memphis at Birmingham, r Little Rock 12, Atlanta •>. Mobile 3. Chattanooga 0. Nashville 5. New Orleans .5C8 A3 .-in 41! .Ml 1. AMERICAN Philadelphia 4, New York 2. . Washington 7, Boston 3. Cleveland 5, Chicago 1. Only games .scheduled. - -* NATIONAL LEAGUE PltUburc-!i 8, Chicago 0. Brooklyn 8, Eos(on ft. Cincinnati 6. St. Louis 3. Today's Games LEAGUE Memphis at Birmingham. Little Rock at Atlanta. Chattanooga at Mobile. Nashville at Ne\v Orleans. Babe Dltlrlkson Zabarias, Denver, demonstrates her driving In the British Wo:no;i':; G'.lllane. Scotland. Her terrific driving was a vital factor in defeating Jean Donald to advance lo tlie finals. (NEA Tclephdlo.) SoftbaH Twin Bill Siated for Tonight At Walker Park Bears' Hail Shuts Out'NoogansS-O Vols Oust Pels 5 to 1; Travelers Blast Crax 12-2 to Spiff Twin Bill lly U'AIIKHN' W. SCIIWK!> (United I'wss Sports Writer) ATLANTA. On., June 27. (UP) — It was too early for any of the Southern Association opposition to moan "break up the bears," but If Mobile's unbeatable righthander John Hull would decide lo lake n vacation there would corUilnly bo no opposition In ch:UtnnoO|>n. The lowering 23-year-old mound slur blaml his hlith. haul one past the Lookouts last night Cor a :i lo 0 shutout pcrlonminee. Tlie 'Nooga nine chipped away at Hull for 10 safeties, but a three-vim Mobih: outburst in the first which chased ftarter Marv Slovens provided nil tin 1 (allies needed by tlie k'umie leaders. : However, there was n bright spot in deleal for Ihe home forces as reliefer Luther Knew matehed Hull's shutouts slim nUci 1 . Stevens' exit from Ihe fray In the first. The veteran knuckleballer down Irom tile majors stopped the Hears i-old, is the winners welshed it with but six binglcs. It wns win No. Ul^ht for Hull against three lossos. ! Dolph Matulis, rclesated lo relief roles, until recently, flipped a funcy two-hitler for Nashville nt New Orlenus last night as the Vuls triumphed 5 lo 1. The defeat push- e(i Hie second-place Pelican^ tour games baek of Mobile, white Nashville closed the gap on fifth-pi;;''o' Biraiingliuin. Slarlcr Pete Modlcn, who was derriekcd by New Orleans pilot, Kred Walters in the seventh .stanza. was charged with tluj s-^t- liack. A big 10-run offensive spree In the fourth fi'uine enabled l,lUlf! Rock to crush Atlanta in the opener of a twin bill, H lo •>, last night but Ihe Crackers came back lo cnp- Hire tlie nightcap 7 to 4. The 1'eb- bles chased starter Lou Uusli ami fireman CH'orgo Koval during thc'h fourth Inning splurge in the opener, with Stan West finally coming on to put out the fire. Sam Ilousi. received credit for tlie will. Tlie invaders started off will two tallies in (he openlni; roinu of the nightcap, but Ki Ki Guy ler's chnrgcs battered Bob Parmc for four scores In their hnif o[ tin inning. Charley Trippi 'ad's lilylhevllle Tl'jc'.'fl will meet the leaiHie-li'iidtng Coiilei 1 . Mo., nine in :i Mississippi County Ainnleur ;ue name at Ihe Walker Park dlnnnnul Sunday nfternoo'i, Tht> Cooler boys :\'ha Imve won seven of tho eight Kiunns thuy nav« played, will be seeking (heir seventh Kli'nljilu win. niylheville Is tied with Mnniln for fourth place In ientiuo standings with live wins against two losses, Frank Kills Jr.. will probably stuvt on the mount! for Ihe Tlgiiis against cither BargiT or Fra/ for Cooler. Game ttma lias been scl :\l '2:30. I'lscwheri' in tlie league, the second place Lutes team will Journey to I lull man for a gaino against Ihe celliu-residing Hulfman nine. Lull's was idle last week dne l.i rnin n\\i\ Hvilhnan dropped u a 1} 0 decision lo I he IMylhevlllc Route Two Lt.oH- ouls. 'I'he I-ookouis nre scheduled k nieel the slroiu; Yarb'.-o nine MI Ihe Yarbro diamond In their league name Sunday. The Lo n!; en Is nre ii! third place aivl Yarbrj I; Imlduiu down sixth place in the Icnytii Llllle River will be the itnesl-i of liber Nine and Antvn'ol will play Manila on their home diamond hi le other two league ^-uui's. 3 Favorites Lead Women's National Open Links Meet long homer by Joe DiMaggio. .1111 Chapman, paced Philadelphia itli a homer and a triple. The Senators scored n 7 lo 3 ictory over tlie .Red Sox at Wasii- ngton. putting over four rims he seventh to give Bobo Newsoni he .margin he needed for his onrtli victory. Ted Williams hit n riple. a double, and a single foi Boston. Ncwsom himself drove ir •xo Washington rims. JIc was tho inly Nat player to :;et two hits. iAI Gettel held Chicago to four litu as the Indians won" a 5 to 1 decision at Cleveland. It was only lis second victory. Jim Hegan's two-run homer in tlie sixth was the ii^ Cleveland blow. There were no other major league ;ames scheduled. The strong Tennessee All-Slara, last year's vnnncr-up in the Tennessee stale girls' snftball towriKi- Osceola Indians To Meet Semi-Pro Nine from Parkin CSCEOLA, June 27.—'Tho osec- :ilu Indians will play the Parkin risers at the Osceola High suhooi athletic field Sunday afternoon .it 'i o'clock. Stove Hnlph, mana- •joi' of the Indians announced t-*- :lay, The Tigers, Which in; rnlctl us one of Eastern Arkiiu.sus' lop semi- liro nines, will bu inakhi.t ineir lirst appearance in this vicinity. They have pluyed nust of lliOr games around Purkln and In North Mississippi. The Indians liava lost only onn contest BO far this year, to the Jonesboro lied Sox two wcelM auo l.efty Alexander, a fonucj' prti lesslomil baseball hurler. will probably start on tho mound for tin Indians wllh Herbert smith handling the catching chores. The Indians will onlt'rtaln llv Carulhcrsvllle Indepentleuts on (In high Kcliool llel'.l Wednesday afternoon. Pi'oeeillii]; the Uidiaii 'Parlij name, Sunday Ihe O.'coola .lunloi Leiilon team will meet Iho fac Hyess Independents at I:;|0. Tnl will ho Ihe first time Ibis yuii that the LegiOii team has playe< I a semi-pro (cam wllh the exce|: lions of several practice game wllh the Indians. J, T, Connerti will star!, on ihel I mound foi 1 theh f.rglonnatros an EtilU'uc White will work behind 111 plate. Tlie I,ei;lonnnlivs will met Iho slate Junior I^culon champion Ihe Lillle Koek Doughboys, at Hi hlljh school field Monday at loon. Collegiate Goiters ft f j ft j mi Open Second Round Play ANN AHliOU, Mich.; June 21. UP> _ Four BtroilK Ittvorltcs, all rom western schools, emerged lo- ay as thu National Collegiate Qolf •ournaineiit moved Into life second omul of match play. Heading Die casl of 32 'survivors rum (lie original (IcluV of 303 v'll- I'ants are tlie co-mcdulLsts U'.b larrls of Ban Joso Slalo and BJ Vinnlnijor of oklnlioiim A & M: Ohurlcy Llnd or lli« University of I Pcnver; and Ch»rll« ctt ot <*>«- homa. . • •,' ! '. J-' m.?' - '' tb* players battlhig vacated by O«orge Hamer at University of Georgia «IU b* lo eight aft«r t<jidays dojibt^" of 18 hole matches. James Wittenberg of L. s u. won his first round match 1 up Automobile engine parts »re manufactured to tolerances at « hlijh as a hundred-thousandth 'of nn inch. I-'KNUllOvto. N. (',.. .nine 27. (Ul'i —Three vrlnrniiri, Pally Hern of MInnpnpolls, Louise tiui;«s of Ulhiii f>prini;i, Oa.. mul Polly lillcy or Porl Wortli. Tex., ranked as Hie players to beat totlivy in Uic Women's National Open Kolf tour- namriil nfler sub-pur first rounds of 74.• Miss SiiKf;.'!. tho little anuiteur who won the Women's Western Opni'Kolf tltlti nt Atlanta last Saturday, had rounds or It7 on each nine of the Stnrmount Forest Country Chili course. Miss lierp, lind a :<!> on the oul-nlne. but rctjulneil her pulling touch on the backside for a sibling M. Miss Ullcy, winner of tho Women's Trans-Mlss- nnif of lUo-».!. ssl l'l'>. tournament at New. Orleans, lashed' out' hlu! » 3 " linli'l! out and a :iB comiiii; Iwo-i'nn homer in the eighth to settle tile contest after the Rocks deposed Cracker starter Charley Mistos and brought on Ehelby Kinney lo retire the side. Drspile tlie split, Atlanta maintained its half- game hold on fourth spot, Itain at llirmhiijham caused postponement of the tilt between the liarons and Memphis. Tonight all .series arc resumed. My Puddin", Crowned Champ 3-Year Old At Memphis Horse Show incnt, will meet the Filzpatrick Jewelers in the first game of a doublc- hcadcr nt Walker Park tonight. The Loy Eich nine will play West Memphis in the nightcap. The girls game was scheduled to be played Wednesday ni^ht- but was postponed until tonight when the ; A!l-S1ara "'"wniot-cl they wiiiikl b,. ' 5 nctf£ | £.Ga<fs FtfSt R&Und unable to make the trip Wednesday . —.. t A ' night. They arc rntcd nr, on e of tli^J \Ploy in Chicago Meet .^Irongcst girls teftm.s : in llic Mid- South. . |. CHICAGO, Jimc 27. (UP)-Stniu-, LiLtlc is known about the West mhV Sammy Sncncl of Hct Snriiifjs, Memjihis team except that they Va., held the lead today in the Chicago Victory jjolf tourney- Sncad toured the short and easy Vfstwimi IU) course yesterday in i strokes, 'ciyht utuler pai"v j'. 1 :^: Tn second place nt the end of tho irst round was.George Payton, 24- 'cnr-olrl Hampton, Va., clubster, vith G5. A stroke behind were Al "niilh, Danville, Va. f nn<l Ilcrinnn "V ! I., One stroke behind nt 15 was another veleran. Helen Delwellor of Chevy Chase, Mil., former West Coast slur, and young Dot Klelty or I.os Angeles. Betty .Innicson of San Antonio, Tex., who lost out In tlie finals of ,. last year's tournament to Miss Berg ! round hv in Spokane. Wnsh.. had a par TO'™""' b> which lied her *lth Mrs. Estclle Lnwson Page, Chapel inn, N~. c,. veteran. 'I'he .second ID-hole round of the $7.500 lournninent will be played today and tbe low HO players will remain for medal play rounds on Saturday nnd Sunday. Kramer, Patty Win Matches At Wimbledon liONDON, .June ':7. (UP) — 'Hi'! fifth dny matches of the Wimbledon lennls championships were re- sinned lodny aii hour and n h'.ilf afler rain had postponed I hem. Committee officials ordered resumption of piny nfter Inspecting the eourls which had been covers'! with ciinvas durlnn the downpour. U. 8. champion Jack Kramer, already an odtls-on favorlle lo .vln Iho Wimbledon lenuls championship let! the four seeded Americans Into the round of HI wllh nn Impiei- Klve 0-0. (1-2. (1-0 victory yesterday ovivr Italian champion Gianni Cu- AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Washington. New York at Philadelphia, nigV St. Louis at Detroit, night. Chicago at Cleveland, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Chicago. Cincinnati at St. Louis. Philadelphia at New Vovfe, night. Brooklyn at Boston, night.. MEMPHIS. Tenn.. June 27. (UP) —Mly iPnddin', owned ijy Garland Bradsliaw, Memphis, captured the feature three - year - old gaited championship at tlie Le Bonheiir Horse Show at 'Fairgrounds Stadium here last night. Other results: Five-gaited horses, ridden by horsewomen — Lovely Sensation. Mrs. Charles Crabtrcc, St. Louis, Mo. Pive-gnited gelding stake—Blue Hawaii, Dodge Stables, Rochester, Mich. 'Pine harness ponies — Maid of Money, -Buck Dnvis. Paris, 111. Three-year-old walking mares— Honey Gold, Billy Duncan, Inverness, Miss. Hackney open pair —• Glennvon Filmstar and King's Melody. Dodge Stables. Threc-gaitcd pony class — Lady June. H. O. Davis, Paris, 111. Roadster under saddle—Sir Britton, Joe' Mercer, Ccciartown, Ga. Three-gaited combination — By Appointment, Dodge Stables. are reported as good. Pete Burnham. manager of. the Elchers stitctl this ii'crniny thftt he would prnbab'.y .start Tom Dorris on the inoi.rut against, tlie visitors. Starting time for • the first contest is 8 o'clock. Last night's league contests between Hays Store and Saliba Wholesale and Phillips Motor and Avk- Mo were postponed tine to wet grounds ami will be played next week. Georgian Places Second In British Golf Meet MERE. Bug., June 27. (UP) — Johnny Buila, of Atlanta, Oa., today pocketed second pri/c money in the $5.000 Manchester Chronicle golf tournament and considered hip 282-stroke performance a -satisfactory tnneup for the British Open at Hoylake starting next Monday. Bulla, who shot rounds of 70 ami 72 in yesterday's finale after carding 71 and 69 on the opening days rounds, finished three strokes behind F. Van Donck of Belgium in the all-pro Chronicle tourney. Maria Moravsky Dies MIAMI. F!a.. June 27. (UP) — Maria Moravsky, 53 year old Polls born fiction writer and anthor n "Bird of Fire." n novel of tin Russian Revolution died yesterday of a cerebral hemorrhage. Ceiscr, former of Akron, O. Masters champion Approximately 21)0,00(1 .people play whist for money prizes'in London every wc?lj. *"'A knot is it measure ol speed, being a Sliced of one nautical inuu per hour. Eighth-seeded Hob I'alkenburir of Hollywood defeated C. F, Lister of England, 7-ft, C-:t, 0-1. Third-seeded Tom Brown of San Francisco, advanced Info the fourlh beating Ileilley Haxler :,t England. 0-2, 0-2, 10-12, fi-1, ami Budge Pally, rising Los Angeles' star '.vlio Is a prime favorite witn -ondon's "bobby Mixers," dropped ni;ltlsh Davis Cupper Derek tlarton, »-:!. B-t, 3-G. a-l. In oiil.-itniitllni,' men's doubles iialches, Kramer nnd PalkenbiU'K • lay Deriiard Destremcaii and Re- )crt Abdessalntn of Franco nnd Francisco. Segnra of Miami and scuodor and Eurl(|ile Moren of Argenliiia play auinant Mlsra and .1. M. Mehta of India. Block cuts for printing simple designs can be made by cutting a potato in half, carving the design, nnd printing by hand. "You've Never Had It So Good' An taportanl jab omits yon in JAPAN All Expenses Paid and $90 Per Month "YouVo never had if so good," says a sign erected over a clubhouse entrance by Regular Army men in Japan. U refers fo fho interesting life they enjoy while taking part in ono of the most successful occupation jobs in history. 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