The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 17, 1948
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PAUC KMVT Chattanooga Edges Nashville, Memphis Whips Little Rock, In Southern League Openers j Mr OCM United PTN« Sport* Writer) , Ball park attendants today prodded Uiroutfh debris where record-setting mobs brawlingly welcomed the new Southern Association that exploded out of its cocoon kst uicht in s burst of hits and runs. There did not Mem to b« any intention on the players' parts to «p«r« th* bat and spoil th« ball lime. Th« bedlam th»t rocked Nash- Tllle over th* liltine background of hillbilly music was the combined chorus of 9,222 paying customers who »«• the Chattanooga Lookouts pound out a 15-14 victory over their gallant vols. The. slugging was general around the circuit. Atlanta's opening-night crowd of Jans thought they'd seen » slugfest when the Crackers squashed the Birmingham Barons 11 to 5. Memphis B«sU IJllle Rock But in Memphis lire Chicks satisfied 11507 when they batlered their way to a 13-10 win over the Little Rock Travelers. New Orleans belted Its way to a relatively tame 8 lo 6 victory nt the expense of Hie 1947 league champs, the Mobile Hears. The Pels performed for 9,580 home- to wners. The Nashville ttlt was the beauty of'the day. Six Vol pitchers rotated around the mound to sling their offerings 'at the Invincible Lookouts. But 'the Nashvllla batters didn't •It back quietly and natch (lie Chattanooga batters rap out IB hits. The Vols rang up 20 base hits of their own. Including homers by Jim Gr,antham and Charley Gilbert, son of his malinger, Larry Gilbert, K» Games Today ^Atlanta sewed up l| s game over lIllRham with fnnr riii\c- In tl ]e $7,500 Purse In Greenbrier Golf Tourney WHITE 3ULPHU RSPRINGS W Va., April 17. (UP)—Some of the fellows who make their living play- lug golf finally came up to a 'dream" tmirnnmont today. They can't miss taking home some of tho jtrixn money III the $1,500 Greenbrier Amateur-Prof- feslonal Tournament in which they Yankees Pick Allie Reynolds to Hurl Opening Game Against Washington BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS NEW YORK, April 17. (UP)-I5lB Al!i» Reymolds, the lop winner on the New York Yankees' pitching stuff last season, was named today as tin world champions' linrlcr on opening day Monday against the Senators at Washington, The 30-year-old righthander, who in part Creek Indian, got the. honored assignment irom Manager Bucky Harris alter he went throe scoreless Innings yesterday as the Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers, » to 8. Reynolds, from Oklahoma City, won 19 games and lost eight, last season. OWBNSBORO, Ky., April 17. (UP) —The Now York Claim, who xwa>- ted homers at a 1.4 per unmet pace during their record .season last year, were socking 'cm today at only a .slightly slower pace ot 1.2 per game during Spring training. Tnc Giants belted 221 homers iasl yenr dining the 154-game season; so far this Spring they have hit 53 in 34 games. Five Giants hit homers yc.stcr- day to route the Cleveland Indians, I 15 to 6—Wnlker Cooper, nobby Thomason, Jnck Conway, Sid Go;-' don, and Whitcy I/>ckman. Gor- teed off for the first of two 18-hole rounds at noon. The money was split iu such ai ' •'-• "~'~ ^"" ~ mnnnrr Ihnl even the pro who fin- j don's cunio with the bases loaded as isheri last will receive a minimum' of 5150. The top one among the 13 pny-for-plny guys competing W ||| receive $2.000 wilh ' (lie runncr-np nml $1,000 lo the llltrcl place finisher. The winning amateur In the field of 39 simon purrs—most of them society colters—will receive a Sheffield silver tray. Sam Snead, the home pro who once shot (lie old white course, over which the two-day tournnmcnt is fcrday at the expense of their Syracuse farm club, 16 to 2. Cincinnati's homcr-a-game pace was maintained by Johnny Wyroslek with a blast over the right-field fence. DANV1LLK, Va., April 17. (UP) — Home runs by Sherry Robertson and Jake Early led the Washington Senators to a 9 lu 8 triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies here yesterday. Tho Senators made six runs and seven hits against pitcher Ed Hcus- ter i,, the two innings he worked. The PruJs found a bright light M he defeat, in a home run hit by Blck (bislor, /irst baseman recently acquired from the St. I/xiis Curds. Del Eimls also homered for the Phil.s. House Agrl Committee Okays Bill to Extend Price Supports SATUHDAY, APRIL 17, 1948 WASHINGTON, April 17. (UP>- llte House Agriculture Committee yesterday approved R bill to continue until June 30, 1950, the government price siipijort program on agricultural commodities The present support program on certain commodities, Including po- iatoe.5, eggs and poultry, is scheduled lo expire Dec. 31. Price supports on all bnsle commodities—cotton, wheat, corn, tobacco, rice and peanut.s—would he established under the legislation at a uniform 90 per cent of parity. The prcsem price support on cotton End ot Discrimination Against Women Asked FAYETTEVIL-LE. Ark., April 17. (UP)—President Truman, sponsor at otic ill-fated nnti-dlscrlminatlon program, today was the target of an anti-discrimination program proposed by tlie Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs. The Arkansas women asked the national federation to forward to Mr. Truman a resolution calling for " J of discrimination against With the Courts C'hanf fry Ellie Prescott vs. R. R. Prcscolt, suit for divorce. Myrtle Wheeler v«. Karl Wheeler, suit for divorce. Thelma wise v«. John J. wise suit for divorce. Read Courier News Want Ads. . 92.5 per cent of parity; It is 80 an end per cent on the others. women. The price su|>ix>rt program of | The resolution was one of many , i dirt a round-tripper by Joe Gordon I of the Indians. Gordon's cight-in- , ulng wallo,) banished Gianl luirler $1.500 k'oinir In Larry Jnnsen who had a sliulout b s until then. being played In 62— seven par BALTIMORE, April 17. (UI>) — The Philadelphia Athletics appeared off on a sluicing spree tod:iy with a total of eight home runs in their two games. After hitting live homers ngaiiLst , j their MarUnsvtllc, Va., farm team under'on Thursday, the A's came back — seven uner rsay, e As came bac and Ben llognn were re-fnv- j with three round-trippers n.s they orcd among the pros. Hogan, on the I blasted the Baltimore Orioles yes- basis of their handicaps, drew the ] Imlny, U to 8. The homers by •strongest amateur partners— Chi Is I lUidy York, Pete Sitder and Eddie " Dimphy of — i Beach. Blug Cros- And Memphis took lucky seventh. the edge over the Pebbles with three tallies In the eighth frame. -New Orleans englneenl two runs In tho first inning. Mobile duplicated the trio of Pelican runs In the fourth and the e« seventh innings. and • The Southern teams are resting and Gene' Klines, today. They will play double-headers tomorrow before switching town" to re-open their opposition Tuesday. jy, and Pmil shcllds of New" York. Dimplry's handicap is four, Crosby's six and Shcllds' 12. Each of lhe Pros l.i teamed with Ilircc amateurs, who arc using their home club handicaps. The oilier pros in (lie field arc Vic Ghe/.id, B. J. (Dutch) Harrison, Crnlg Wood. Henry Cotton, " J ~~ " ' Al Smith Joost. led an 18-hit attack. The Mackmcn returned to Plill- , adelphiii today to open a thrcc- I fjiime ully series against the Phillies. Frank Srranathan To Lead Field in Pinehurst Meet _ •—-• 1*. O., April 17. fl7P>—J-rahk "Mr. Muscles" stran- «han of Toledo. O. will lead a field of top amateur golfers here for the «th annual North and South Invitation amateur tournament Monday.. Th« top amateurs will shoot x nullifying round Monday to pick a •a-irian championship flight. Match play will start Tuesday with 36 JiolM, Wednesday and Thursday »ill have 18 holes each, and the wurmrnent will wind up with 3G holes Friday. Stranahan, who lias been well up •mong the winners on the PGA tour this year, won the North-South crown in IM«. He did !lt)t rie r cm , JIM title last year because he was on his way to England with the Walker Oup team. Trie Toledo bleep-boy, whose hobby i. hoisting bar 'bells, holds the Canadian amateur title. pther entrant!; are expected to Include Charles B. Dudley of Grcen- Tille, S. O., who won the North- South title last year; Dick Chap- Miss Suggs Advances To Finals of Tourney PINEHUHST, N. C., April 17. (UP) —Little Louise Suggs of Lllhtn Springs. Ga., wns n solid choice to (iefent Grace Lenczyk of Hartford Conn., today in the 18-lmlc final round of the North and South worn- ,,,„,„„ W,.;.;.;— •" ens golf tournament and thus re- I ^I'.?! ^'.? l ?f.. w ^ c gain the title she lost last year. CHIOAGO, April 17. |UP)—Tho Spring scrie-s between the Chicago White Sox nnd the Chicago Cubs was deadlocked today at four victories ench us a result of the Sox' 4 to i win yesterday. The Sox won the game when they got three runs In the llrst inning on a single by Tony Lu'picn, an error, and four walks off Hank Bn- vowy. Joe Hayncs. and Earl Hnrrisi held the Cub.^ in check nil tim way. their only run coming on doubles by Clarence Maddern and Aiuly Pafko in the fourth. Keene Brothers Paired for Tag Match Monday Charley and Dan Keene. two hro- jliers of wrestling, will lanule with Frnnkie Hill and Jack Under in the ag match feature of the America," K; ,,£hf y vresi " nK • i " w This will he the first appearance -of Dan Kcene nnri Under here in ""'°"< f with .several months, Both gram>lers '• "I"'™' 11 " 1 t have performed on the program ! " sll!lll - v 1! ' M -H. here numerous times. noth Charley Keenc and Frnnkie I HI are old timers to the loral ring. These two wrestlers have performed as a lenm here during the past several weeks and this will be the first time that they will face eaf« other from opposite sides of (lie ring. In the two one-fall preliminary matches Dan Kccnc will meet 1 lad- the so-called non-basic commodi- ie.s would range from 60 per cent of pariyt to the highest support level of 1948. On '" • '•• ' products, the le.,, „.. ,„„,.„„ I hat the Miiiimrt, level shall be not less than 00 per cent of parity. The bill l s sponsored by Clmir- uan Clifford R. Hope, Ft, Kans., of adopted as the women wound up their three-day convention here. - ... c ,-.-^v .,.. t .,. u . v Other resolutions called for the l» milk and milk appointment of women to the Uni eglslation provides versity of Arkansas Board of Tms "-' "'•"" u tees, "protested current liquor advert isements and protested uml •sirable literary trends. tic Agriculture Committee. In ad- C-._ o^.,;j . ni /... litlnii to proposing lhe revised par- " KesiatntS Plan City Ky price program, the hill would" ~" ''" continue the government's recent, I authority to impose acreage restrlc- I (ions and set marketing quotas. The parity price support program Is designed to assure farmers an L purchasing power n specified period, son Zahnrlas in Grimly determined Miss Suggs, the national women's champion, lost her crown in the tourney to Mrs. Bnbc Didricka 20-holc finale. — -d to regain the championship she I.ns progressed to (die finals again with a succession of one-sided victories. In her semi-final yesterday. Miss Suggs easily disposed of Carol Diringer, a top-notcher from Tillin, o 6 and 5. The Georgia lass did not lose a single hole, taking the second fourth, seventh, eighth, ninth, ,uui nth. Miss Diringer proved her match at driving, but the national champion wns superior in chiuuinir and putting. b BOSTON, April 17. (UP) _ The out to seek revenge on the Boston Red Sox today In the second game of the city prc-scason series. The Sox gave the Braves a fear. ful 19 to 6 trouncing yestc-rdny, I driving 20-game winner Johnny Snin to the showers during a six- nm uprising in the second Inning. Snin's successors, Clyde Shuun, Fd Wright ,and./3harley Barrett fared no better as the Rcd Sox racked up 24 hits. Ted Williams leading with a homer. First baseman Earl Torgcson of the Braves nncl pinch-hitter Will Hitchcock ot the Sox were tossed out of yesterday's game after they exchanged blows. RICHMOND. Jnd., April 11. (UP) Baseball Standings SOUTIIKRX LEAGUE Team Memphis . ... Atlanta Chattanooga , New Orleans .. man of Pinehurst and Greenwich i Llttle R ock Conn., Walker Cupper and HHO na- I Nashville . tional amateur champion. J Birmingham Chick Evans of Chicago, who won ' the North-Soul h tournament baok in 1911, will come back lor a try •gainst the youngsters of the game. Hagen and Sarazen Lead Teams in Special Match w. . i . i . i , i . 0 . o . o 0 Pet. 1.000 1.000 1.000 l.OOC .000 .000 .000 .000 Yesterday's Results SOUTIIEHX LKACI1K Memphis 13. Little nock 10 Atlanta n. Birmingham 5 Chntlnnoogn IS, Nashville 14 New Orleans 8. Mobile 6. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Open date. Head Courier Niws Wa int Ads. in VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April n (UP)— Two teams of famed golfers, with each man concentrating on his "pet shot" squared off today in one of the most unusual links test of all time— a two ball 18-hole "specialists match" at the Cavalier Yacht and Country club One squad Is headed by Walter | »"'s Saggy i,, u,e S2 5 000 Chesn Hagen. the other by Gene Sarawm. 1'fakc Stakes at Havre DeCiracr both great names in American golf- Citation was the • siroime ing history. Neither Hagen nor ler book favorite i« dcrbv 1,1 Sarazen w,l! sw i,, g » club, howe. /-. but Sa 8K y. ,, sprim over «,„ ,1 but will command the teams picked [ very little sag „ ,"", ,*"? for ( hem by the Golf Writers Asso- handed lhe Cal, met ° brec \e" elation of America. od a muri Hagen will call on Jimmy Thorn- "' son for his drives, Johnny Palmer for long iron shots, Jimmy Demaret for short irons, Lew Wo'rsham for trouble shooting, and Jim Perricri tor putting. La W!;on LU tle and Her- ' m»n Kelser will be his utility men. ' Citation and Saggy to Run Today at Havre De Grace HAVRE DB GRACE. Md. April 17. lUP)-Calumet Farm's Citation f«ts his chance to take a lot of Kentucky Derby Winter book bettors of fan aspirin diet today when he runs against Mrs. Helen Sag- UP Writer Picks Yankees, Braves In World Series >n Program HOT SPRINGS. Ark., April 17. (UP)—Residents of this resort city today were planning a city-bcauti- iication program to he launched Tuesday, the I!6th anniversary of lhe commissioning of the SPA *s a national park. The bill which created the federally-owned resort was signed in;.o law on April 20. 1832. by president Andrew Jackson. Southerners Oppose,! Dili Hope told reporters the vote was miniiimous. lie said, however, thai Komhern members of the Agriculture Committee Jind sought unsuccessfully to keep the parity price on cotton at 02,5 per cent. Meanwhile, the Senate Agriculture Committee heard more witness on proposals to establish flexible price supports. Tl>e Senators were (old that a grater surplus of tarm products is i in prospect than that fo the 19'JO's which "precipitated the great depression" of the 1930's. Albert S. Goss, head of the National Grange, told the Senate Agriculture Committee that Congress must extend farm price supports [ ,.,.,„, ,„ , ,„. . . to meet the crisis which will arise i „'• 1cllmch b ™™ hoping "sooner or later' 'when foreign dc- t ° bnltlr «°«.'i, -"^ ,™" „,„,„, ,„,>- _/, " ,two bottles of wine. Aner drinking both of them, she turned in the alarm, she saiti. Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained a marriage license yesterday in the office of Miss' Elizabeth Ulythe, county clerk. James Johnson and Miss Edna Ames of East St. Louis. 111. James c. and Miss Nella V. Simpson of Blytheville. Read Courier News Want Ads. United Pr^'s Snor'u'wMI '"""" "" '^ " cxihle s "PI'"i'ts- "c ^^ r ?•" ; — - -- s - s-ssrAT'S , ^'^vS? l ^r "^ ^SS. L "ors KT^i £x ? r-"-- sr^r±su^-r M "^ L w^v n 1> ?" lallt Dinners and cent of parity. come h, y b h,H^" 1S nre , likc 'y c " T "c committee Is studyln K a bill On the il r 1 " ".M ° Ct ° b< ' 1 '' whlch WOUld " mit su P" 1OTl l « ««cn line us nlii, hi B ° ? tai ' thl K 1 " si <- commodities and provide flcx- «k" Uke h, N P £ r , MCrVCS U " )IC Sll)lpm ' ts (0r tllo5( '' Ul1fi « '«"•- ' ^defend thefr ^°H 7?'' k YankcM m "' sllpply ™» d ili<»« supports I 10 ccicnd their world champ oiwhlp would be set at 7i ner cent n? agninsl the Boston Braves. parity. P ' And if thin- fail it still could be I Gnks said the "normal" support ' hore cummuters' sc- ! should be 80 per cent of parity and SATURDAY "Tumbleweed Trail" with Kddie Dean & His Horse Flash Serial: "Tile Royal Mnunted Hides Again" Also Shorts SATURDAY OIVI, SHOW Starts at 10:45 p.m. "The Spider Woman Strikes Back" with (lair Sondergaard, Kirby tirant and Brenda .lovce Also Short Subject Arkansas Cities to Fight Abandonment of Railroad HELENA, Ark., April 17. (UP) — The cities of Helena, Marvell, Holly Grove, and possibly clarendon wer« believed ready to go to the Arkansas Public Service commission lo prevent the Missouri Pacific Railroad from abandoning service between here and Clarendon. The railroad is reportedly losinsj $1,000 lo $1.500 a month 'hauling 1 passengers, express and mail over the once famous "Arkansas Midland" route. The first railroad service along the section of load wa» started before 1885. BLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 ji.m.; Sunday i p.m. Saturday "Hit the Saddle" with the Three Mcsquilecis Serial: "Kinj,' of Die J-'orest Hangers" Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday "To Each His Own" with Olivia f)e Ilavilanil, Mary Anderson and Roland Culver Warner News Also Shorts j... v»»-ivi< u, ji,\,., jipin ir. vui ' rliaii -Catcher Fencll Anderson, whom gone "" rofc v r B ° S ' 011 Rcd Sox iooklyn Dodgers stepping in Prom top to bottom it looks like stirring races all the way beginniiv next Monday, and from here it seems reasonable the teams might finish up like this: ' American League—I—-New York 2-Boston. 3 -Cleveland. 4-Detroi:,! 5—Philadelphia. 6—Washington 7 —St. Louis, a Chicago. National League—i—Boston 2— Brooklyn. 3 — Pittsburgh. 4 — st Louis. 5—New York. Oi-Cincinnati' 7—Philadelphia. 8—Chicago. lie Yankees. newest worii j champs, and the Braves, who hav ., formula should be modernized. He said other commodities should be supported. also False Alarm Explained NEW YORK. April 17. (UPI — Mrs. Mattie Mils explained in Mid- Manhattan eoir-t why she turned In a faIso fire alarm. She said she GARDEN SEEDS COMPLETE STOCK BULK OR PACKAGE FRESH PLANTS DAILY BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET 130 EAST MAIN ST. (lie Cincinnati Reds drafted from St. Paul lost Pull, wns back with the Saints today. The Reds sold Anderson's contract buck to the Brooklyn Dodger farm and Anderson was sent to report to Hit Saints at Toledo last r.iglit. The burly catcher batted .285 lor Port Worth In the Texas League last ;, The Red.s marked up their IBi'i victory In their last 18 games yes- t an am "" * ni ot league team without a pennant or since inn, have, all the tilings a title tenm requires, powerful hitting. Koori fielding, strong arm pitching nnd excellent reserves. Beavers use their tails lo slap out signals on the water siirlnce and to steer themselves while swimming. Send Courier News Wanl Ads. Elliott Johns, Prop. FOR REFRESHMENT AT ANY TIME! Our Restaurant Has Hecii Redecorated Knr Your Com fort JOHNS CAFE 409 West Main Food Lockers For Rent Cold Storage M««t Curing i Expert Processing and! !,Q«ick Freezing for Home! J Freezers j } Groe*ri«t . Meats - Fish ! ' BLAYLOCK j Frozen Food i n*i * Main Phone 2602 ! BLYTHEVtLLE LEGION ARENA Keserved Mn A ., Monday, April 19th TAG MATCH CHARLES KEENE ™ CK <eglon ArC " a from 6 ADULTS .| 5c - CHII.DUKN HOX SKATS lf)c KXTKA hirlmlrd) He and DAN KEENE versus and JACK HADER I ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES irSes Keene versus Hill Dan Keene versus Jack Hader SEE PHILLIP IN HIS NEW LOCATION 110 South Fifth Street Specials On Beer For My Opening Friday: IN CANS: FALSTAFF Per Case $4.00 REG AL Per Case $4 00 RED TOP ALE .. Per Case $4.00 IN BOTTLES: GRIESEDIECK.. Per Case $3.15 FALSTAFF Per Case $3.1 5 REGAL Per Case $3.15 These I'rit-cs Good For 1 Week THE BEST IN BONDED WHISKIES, SUCH AS OLD GRANDAD OLD FORESTER I. W. HARPER STRAIGHT WHISKIES, SUCH AS ... CASCADE WALKER'S DE LUXE ANCIENT AGE A GOOD SELECTION OF BLENDED WHISKIES CALVERT'S SCHENLEY'S SEAGRAM'S HILL & HILL BOURBON DE LUXE SUNNYBROOK YOU'LL FIND THAT WE CARRY A FINE LINE OF IMPORTED SCOTCH, AND IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC WINES OF ALL TYPES AND VINTAGE. Philip Applebaum's LIQUOR STORE 110 South Fifth Street FlVIRNfitRS ROBERT ANDREA PETER ALDA-KING-LORRE ...VICTOR TKAkCEW. J.CKIROL NAISM . D .«1.. W Serial "The Crimson Ghost" ; Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday "What Next, Corporal Hargrove?" with Robcrl Walker and .lean PortSr Also News and Cartoon RIT THEATRE Manila, Ark: Tonight "Hoppy Rides Again" with lIoiMlnii^ Casslilj Cartoon and Chapter 2 nf "Adventures of Hex and Rinty" SATURDAY OWL SHOW "KID MILLIONS" ivilh Eddie Canlnr Also C;trtoon Sunday and Monday Tuesday New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows KVEKV MUlrr HIW O'icns H'l-ck Day, 7:00 p,n) Alalmcc Saturday & Sunday aat.-hnn. 1 p.m. ConL showUi| Saturday "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie" with '1 .tnhiiTiy Mack Brown Also ShorU SATURDAY OWL SHOW "The Dangerous Years" Kith Sully Cray anil Trevor (Inward Selected Short Subject Sniulny and Monday "Cass Timberlane" with Jjiim Turner and Spencer Tr.iej Also Shorts

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