The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 15, 1948
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FACE TEN BIATHEV5LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Kiddie League Football Teams Begin Play Today With Lange, 7947 Champs ;> Playing Central Play in the Chickasawba Athletic Club's grammar school ,!»» " ' I II ftTf 1 1 • T »l •«! * **CJ U llt&Yl' IWl football program, known as the "Kiddie League," will get j wear the custoir underway this afternoon when the Crismon Tide of Central ithe standard acci meets the Lange Wildcats, defending league champions, at Haley Field. Kickoff time is 4:15. Only four teams are entered in the league this year, the other two being the Catholic Fighting Irish and the Sudbury Green Waves. Each of Hie four teams wound up practice sessions yesterday in preparation for the opening of the league today. * Athletic Director Firman "Nig" i Bynum pf Blytheville High School. I who Is in charge of Ihe program, i slated that only two games wouM be played each week on Tuesday nnd Thursday afternoons. The lighting Irish of Catholic will meet Sudbury Tuesday afternoon. All games will be played at Haley Field, The grade school football program was inaugurated here year as a part of the schools' physical training program. The program was set up by the Chickasaw Ath: lelic Club for the purpose of familiarizing the young grid hopefuls with the fundamentals of the spore fn hopes of increasing the flow of lootbail prospects for the Junior and senior high school teams. Uniforms Issued lo Players Members of each of the four St. Louis Browns, With Nine Holdovers, Face Dismal Future THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1943 Softball League Elects Officers P. J. Poe President of Project Sponsored By Blytheville "Y" P. J. Poe, manager of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company office here, w.ns e'ectert president :|0f Hie Blythevillc Y's City Softball ;|Lcasue at an organizational mect- lins heir" in the Y rooms last night. | Oilier officers elected were J. W. i Adams, vice-president, E. H.' For.-i ClIlIAUd Ul I'UtJI VI IJJU JUUJ 1 . , - . teams will be completely outfitted secretary-treasurer. »«i<i aeorje in uniforms bearing their respective C1 " '£• f orcr nlltl statistician school colors. Each team Is coMh-1 . Sl ". 1 ™! ns wc ™ rc ^ roscnlcd au an team ro|ol ^^ c Ark . Mo Pow . Play will be round-robin. Coach „. Ja j. cccs> Snm ,, o)ins Bnd , ta Bynum stated, with each team ! store playing the o.her league members | u was nnnou nced at the meet- twice during the season. i ing tnal Ule Happy Hour Groccry team had withdrawn from the By II. rclciscii I nine holdovers, United Tress Sporls Kdllor They are pitchers Nelson Potter, NEW YORK, April 15. (VP> - | Bum 2oldak, Prert Sanford and They'll have two hands, two legs, c '!f j &>nnln]n; third baseman Ho,) uaiy uniforms, usj "! Uj " Be ,!' 1 ' outfielders jepled gloves, mitts M . ^ai'llln and Ray balls jind bats—but from that point i c: " c »«i' John Moss. on any resemblance between the •,, oulld Hll'InK-or and Lchncr, St. Louis Browns and a major! ]| W°'' wl11 have to mould his eluu Paul Lehner, Coleman and league baseball team may be purely co-incidental. Tftir- the . toughest Job any major league manager has lo face this year falls to Zach Taylor 111 Ills first season as a full-fledged pilot in Ihe majors. Both arc in their sophomore sea| sons after debuts which stamped j limn as coming .Mars, Dlllliiaer hitting .29-1 last year and Lehni'r .248. | 13ut what lip has to round tin . team out with is anything hut. „ I promising. Only o;ic thing Taylo." He has a bunch, ot youngsters ! js surc O f—the odd collection of players he has this sca.son can't do any lhan last year's tenni. Tildes' new blood in the Brownies—even though It may be kind of thin. DUHnger will he the only hold- ovor in the infield which will havo Uliuck Kti'Vi'ii-s, who hit .270 . who appear a year or Iwo nwav Irom the big lime, a group of discarded players who failed in previous big time trials, and only a handful of established major leagueis. Bui even such a jumble of talent can't do any worse than tn_' Browns did last Mason when they I Toledo «l tirsl huso, Gerry Priddy finished a bad last despite, the fa^v' that Ihcy had sucli jilayers a.s Vcr- non Stephens, Jack Krnmcr, John- \ ny Berardino. Ellis Kinder, li«a • Muncrlef and Walt Judnich. Th.-y have all gone on, most of them t'i the n^i\ Sox ant! Indians, -so Inun last year's club Taylor has omv at MVOIK! and Kd pellagrinl ai -ihorl. I'rirlcl^' was olilainetl from l.ho s<!* where he hit only .21-1 lasl v'ar while Pellaurini came from ;lie Red Sox where his ba',- tin;; nverri^e w;:s ."03. I( could well lonn the li';htn>it hitting infielii in nn:jor l'-;s;;ue history. Caruthersville Golf Club Elects Baker President CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. April 15—Ai- R meeting at the Board of Directors of the Caruthersvll'.o Golf Association here Tuesday nl«hl, Ralph linker was electe'l president of the association for th'i ensuing year, John w. Sawyer, Jr., vice-president, anrt Hubert M. Wil- .son, secretary-treasurer. The new officers take over Immediately, and the first thing wns lo authorize the purchase of equipment for ihe course, including a Miiatl tractor, a five-gan^ fairway mower, and a regular field mower for (he roughs. The course will comprise nine holes, on u 60-acre tract of land, at the Southeast edge of town :>n Ihr- road to Braggadocio. These experienced in laying out courses of this kind are being contacted tlm week, and actual construction Ls expected to start at an early date. liy-laws are also to be prepared this week ami will be oflcrcd to th" membership as a whole for adoption ami approval at an early date, tlic new officers stated. The first American lumber mill wn.s established in 1G23. yenrs before the word "lumber" was Cords Loose Hitt-infj Power to Bury Cubs 9 to 4 Behind Harry Brecheen Despite Ihe fact that inclement weather halted practice sessions during the pasi few days, each o! the four teams has been holding workouts whenever weather permits. The teams held their workouts on their respective school campuses. The Kiddie League last yejr created quite a bit of enthusiasm ' try. among Blytheville's football fans. However, competition in the league was a little keener last year than It will be this year because six teams were entered. Tlic Lanje Wildcats copped the league championship last year by defeating the Central Crimson Tide 20 to 0 In the finals. HOUSTON, Tex., April 15. (UP) —The St. Louis Curds today listed three straight victories over llrj Chicago Cubs after a 9 to 4 decision yesterday. The Cards got four runs in Hie seventh inning, two on Nippy league leaving only seven member J °" es ' sl"Ble anrt two on .loe Gara- teaniE. However. J. P. Carrott. YlSJ?, 1 . 113 ? ou ! J1 l Cl & ^,^° l . mme secretary who presided over the meeting, announced that Ihe Blytheville Motor Company team lurt filed application for enlry and Hint, there is a posslbllitv that this team defeats. They won cs against National victories and 11 11 out of 15 e^ni League foes, i The Keels' game against the Bo.i- i Ion Heci S^x at Roanokc, Va., ye.-i- j levdiiy was rained out. would replace the Happy Hour en- Dodgers Release AI Gionfriddo to Montreal Royals In other action last night, the league adopted an official league ball ttj be purchased by the team sponsors, set admission prices to games, provided thai admission is to be charged, and appointed * committee headed by L. K. Baker to work with the Mississippi County Pair Association In getting tlio Walker Park diamond In proper shape in time for the opening of the season May 4. NEW YORK. ApHl 15, (UP)— IJttle Al Gionfriddo. the man who made world series history last Pall when he ran a country mile to rob Joe DiMaggio of a home run, was 1 CONWAY. Ark.. April 15. (UP) — on his way lo' the minor leagues Manager Jack Saltzgaver showed his Little Rock Travelers a thing Trovelers Whip State Teachers 19 to 1 in Conway about hustling when he two bagger and a home The pint-sized outfielder, who hit or two .the headlines with his circus catch blasted In the. sixth game of the series, run with the bases loaded to help was released outright by the BrooV- • defeat state Teachers of Conway 19 lyn Dodgers to their Montreal farm to 1 here yesterday %£ ,7 f . thC J? terna "°"» 1 ' lea sue- It wa s the last of the pie-season ,The 27-year-old speedster was sent exhibition games for the Travelers down to make room for pitcher hcfore thc> , „„•,.„ ngalnst Mcm p h , 5 in Mcmpiiis tomorrow. The Ro.-ks hit two of their own pitchers—Wilbur Sooter and Louis Pranks—loaned to the Teachers for 16 hits while right handcr Frank Mekules held his adversaries to eight scattered safeties. Meanwhile, In Little Rock Business Manager Ray Winder announced that he had plugged the first base position with Prank Heller, southpaw heavy hitter from the Dwaln Sloat, whose contract Brook- ,lyn bought from Montreal. Gionfriddo, five. feet, six Inches *11, was the'smallest player in the National Lengue last year. Sloat, a 2«-year-«ld southpaw, was with Fort Worth in the Texas League In 1947, winning 17 games and losing nine with an earned-run average of'1.59. Many Cof/eges Seek Star CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., April 15-rConsiderable attention is being given to James Hamby of this city by coaches and scouts of various college football teams. Hamby, so;i of Mr, and Mrs. Harold Hamby, was All-Southeast Missouri center last. lfllllcs '" " lc ei 8 mi1 °" Coll »"'. v Slaughter's homo run. St. boms made n Mis ofr Bob Rlls1 ' "" ' Don Carlscn while the Cubs reached Harry Brecheen ami Al Panni or 10. TOPEKA. KtlllS.. April 15. (UP) — Hank GrcenbcrR, vice-president of the Cleveland Indians, set up his "ofiicc" today at first base— temporarily at least. Grcc'hbei'g was forced to tnkci over first yesterday by Ihe illm-js of both licidie Robinson and Elbie Fletcher and the possibility exis'- KANSAS CITY, Mo,, April IS. ' c<! that the 37-year-old playing (UP)—Husky Hal GrL'[;g. w-ho looms ( exi-cutive might still be there on the Pittsburgh Pirates' probub'.e opening clay, no drove in three runs opening day pitcher in Cinclnna'i. yesterday lib the Tribe beat llu was scheduled for his final lime- Giants, 7 to S. against the Chicago White Sox. Ernie (Jumbo) Ronhnm pushed Ills huge bulk into the pirates pitching plans by becoming the first man mi the staff to go nine innings. Donham beat the White Sox ycstci'- clay, 9 to 2. A win whicli gave the Pirates a 6-4 lead in the Spring scries between the two teams. INOIANAFOUIS. UK!.. April IV <UP)— Bill Sevens, New York Yar,- kce pitcher who went to Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, ior examination of his sore finn. v>'--^ scheduled lo rejoin the team today. The Yanks beat the Indianapolis club of the American Association yesterday. 3 to 2, behind Vic Raschi and Karl Drews, although tht-y made only six hits- to the Intiians' suvcn. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Ton i t, r lit "LOUISIANA" \villi Governor Jimmic Dims ami Margaret Unds;iy Xews iinil Short Falcons Defeat Cards in Junior High Softball Tilt Girl* To Attend Play Day CARUTHERSVim:, Mo., April 15—Eight »irk from Co«ch Emil Boepple's classes * K ° lo ''•P* olr ar<ieau, Mo., third inning with the Cardinals leadine 11-4. In yesterday's play-off the Pal- cons rapped Arthur Snodgra.s lor II safeties white Harry Myers was holding the Cards to a mere five safe blows. Blankenship with a triple and single led the slick-work of the winners, followed by Captain Bobby Garner who rapped out a double :md single. Blankenship also produced live runs in his five trips lo to the plate. Good defensive work by Ihird baseman Wayne Burnham helped to make it a contest, Norman Per- t-iful was (he defensive star for the winners. Dial «61 inn 1; Starts 7:30 Friday & Snl unlay "Hoppy Rides Again" with IlopaloiiK Cassicly Cartoon and Chapter 2 of "Adventures of Rex uiicl Iliuty" TONIGHT "My Brother Talks to Horses" with Butch Jenkins and Peter I.awford Warner News; Also Shorts Friday and Saturday "Tumbleweed Trail" with Edillc Dean and his hnrse Flash Scial: "The Royal Mounted Rides Again" Also Shorts Play in the "Y" Junior High - - Softball league was resumed yes- ! Salur day, April n, to participate in tcrday wilh a game between the annual Play Day, sponsored by Falcons and the Cardinals which I llle Women's Physical Education the Falcons won 1S-1-I. I Department of Southeast Missouri This game was laincd out Mon- slale Co'^BC for high school giris day in the third inning with the °' Soul^st Missouri. Activities Include swimming, volleyball, softball, tennli, shuffleboard, and badminton. Those making .the trip Includs Jean Altord, Carolyn .Christian. Tomfnie ' Lou DeaBrry; Ernestine Medlin. Peggy Robertson, Jacqueline Roland, and Doris Willis. The group will be chaperoned by Miss Mary Ellen Horner of the high school la- BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.: Sunday £ p.m. Thursday & Friday (Double Feature) Thty found way * and ^ mod. up.'' cully, «nd Ann WilJcs will «ls» accompany the group. The duke of naled mayonnaise. Richelieu nrgl- NOW TRY THE GREAT 65™ YEAR THREE FEATHERS 1 AIM Ctrtogn LEXINGTON. N. C., April 15 (UP)—The Philadelphia Athletes' pitchers in the opening-day nioni- ng - and-afternoon doublehcader against the Boston Red Sox in Boston Monday will be Phi! Marchildon and Lou Brissie, manager Connie Mack announced lodny. .Marchildon also opened the 10-11 season, beating the New York Yan- , kces as he started on his way to ' games while winning tile snnv: 19 victories for the year. He was 'lumber last year, worked live shut- scheduled for his final Spl'ing j °nt innings yesterday as the Tic- workoul today at Martinsville, Val, , ers boweil to Nashville. 4 to 1. New- sharing mound duties there witn j houscr yielded only liirce hits, b'.n Bill Dietrich and Bob Sava£-\ | his sticce.sor. Hal White, wa.s rnorj Dietrich will be making his first I generous. The Tigers were held "i appearance of the Spring. | check by Jimmy Burns and I.M NASHVILLE. Telln.. April IS. <UP>—Th'c Detroit Tigers today guinc<l some consolitlalion for a defeat by Na.shvillc from u f^ood pitcJiing pfrloi'luance by Hal Ne'.v- liouser. The soutiiiiaw star, who lost IT The A's game here yesterday against Lexington was rained out. LEXINGTON, Ky.. April 15. IUP) —Everett (Red) Lively and Ker.t Peterson were scheduled to pitch for the Cincinnati Reds here Today as they open a four-game sn- ilcs against their Syracuse farm club'Qf the International League. The Red;, have concluded llicir Sprint; exhibitions against mr.j?i;- a record oT 20 Holloman, Buffalo Bisons of the International I/eague. Saltzgaver was impressed with j league teams with Heller's work In Spring training with the Bisons at Waxahachle, Tex- Heller led the Eastern League tournament. last year by batting in 98 runs. He I D'ck Met?, of Arkansas Ciiy. Ark., batted .270. i plopped a hole-in-one into the 2001 Winder Alson announced the ad- j yard 18th hole yesterday to share I ditlon of another moundsman to, Practice round honors with Herman Kclser of Akron, O.. who carried a low round score of 65—four under par. Other early arrivals toured the course in sub-par shooting with Bob Hamilton of Reynolds, Ky., turning In a 06; Jimmy Thomson, a 67, and Ed Furgol, 68. Also on hand were Gene S;ira- Mn. Chick Harbert, Jimmy nnnsi- ret, Lawson Litlle and ,llm Kcrrier. comer was Bob German, who won 20 games last year for El Dorado In the Cotton states Loop. officials of the district for this post. It was his second year to make the all-star team at center. Colleges which have contacted Hamby include University of Arkansas. University of Missouri, University of Kentucky, and University of Alabama. Hamby has bee:i the guest of the coaches at | VIRGINIA BEACH, va.. Ap\'l 15 Lcxirrgton, Ky., Columbia. Mo., ani : CUP)-A stream ot the nation's Alabama, on week-end trips, and top golfers poured into the has been contacted heif. by -.. - . Goffers Start Qualifying For Cavalier Specialist Kew Theatre Manila's Finest Shmis HVKUV Mfjirr Bo\ 0;icns Week J>ays 7:00 p.m Malincc Saturday * Sunday Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showuij Tonight "Escape Me Never" wilh Krrol Fl.vnn am! 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