The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 19, 1948
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EIGHT Hard-HHtingVok [rip'Nooga 20-4 Chicks, Travelers Split; Mobile Takes Two'From Pelicans By Wlth»m Ticker • (tlBltwl Tnm SJKM-U Writer) ATLANTA, Qa., April 19. (UP)— Bvery since Larry Gilbert took his itand at Nashville he has been look- Ing for * hitler tailor-made to Sulphur Dell's short fences and wouldn't it be wonderful If his own boy, Charley, proved the answer to the old man's prayer? . Not quit*' big enough or powerful though to master the range In the National league ballparks at Chl- e*go »nd Phil»delphta, Charley came | back to Nashville this season when the elder Gilbert bought his contract. The season Is only a weekend old but already Charley has hitched his swing lo the top-rail of Sulphur Dell's fence and has three big home runs hi two games. He blasted two out of the park yesterday, adding them to one socked In the Vol opener Friday. Charley's lusty, belling was only purt of - - • ti tei ba coi »nd besides Gilberl's Iwo, homers were hit by Elwood Grantham, Roy Easterwood, Charley Workman and Bitter Boguskie—a total of six. Mobile Blasts New Orleans • The slugging match left no time for completion of a second game and the Vols thus merely squared their opening series with Ihe Lookouts. The Mobile Bears, defending Southern Association champions moved Into the race with a bang by belaboring New Orleans twice »ft«r dropping their opener to the Birds. The first triumph was by a shaky 9 to 6, with starter Joe Wo- Jey finally winding up with credit lor the win. Pershlng Mondorff pitched the Bears to nn easy 4 to 1 decision in the nightcap. Llltl* Rock, Memphis Spill Atlanta and Birmingham split » pair, giving Atlanta Its opening series two games to one. Southpaw Jack Teagan stopped Atlanta in the opener, a to 2, with Ralph Atkins" i two-run homer helping Birmingham ' • long. Shelby Kinney edged Alex, Ronay In a tense 2 to 1 duel to give Dodgers Thump Yankees 5 to 3 To Take New York City Series Mangrum Leads Pro Golfers in Total Earnings Milton Rkhnui Vnitcd Prtu SporU WriUr NEW YORK, April It.. (UP) — Working on the premise that you can't win 'em all, the Brooklyn Dodgers, losers in the World Serlr-,5 lost year, were content today with the Spring exhibition series championship »nd the city series title. Brooklyn, with an overall Spring record c; 31 victories and two defeats for a glittering .939 percentage, wrapped up the jniiiilclpn! crown yeMerday with a s In 3 triumph over the New York Yankees oefore «3,369 fans at Yankee Stadium, largest crowd to ever witness an exhibition game. Jack Bai\ta, Dwaln Slont anfi Harry Taylor held the champion Yankees \a Ihree hits as Brooklyn rapped Chuck Embree and Karl Drews for eight. Th« victory for the Dodgers was Hit second In. three games with the Yanks this Spring and gave Brooklyn pnrlisl revenge for their beating In the 1947 World S«ries. Only other defeat on (lie Dodgers' Spring slate came at the hands of Charleston of the Sally League, who beat the Brooklyn "B" team. Reds Finish Second The Cincinnati Rxsds, CHICAGO, April 19. I UP)—Lloyd Mangrum of Chicago earned $3.14 every time tic socked a golf bail In the Winter pro lour, according lo official .statistic!! of the Profcs- slonal Golfers' Association of America. Mangrum was the loading money winner of the Winter circuit with a total of $12.205 out of the $144,000 awarded liL-prlz* money nl tha 14 Winter events. The Clilcagoan amassed his lop total in 47 rounds, taking 3,268 strokes for an average of 69.49 .-.lrokc.1 per round. The second best average went to Cliuule Harmon of Mamaroncck, N, Y. with 09.75. Harmon played just lour rounds, but he look 27i) strokes, won $2,750 and had an etirned-per-strokc record of 59. ?6, Number (wo nn (he money was Bobby Locke of South Africa who earned $8.093. Cnry Mtddlccotf Icrs gaining credit for the victory. B-.icky Harris' Yankees finished lln'rd in the exhibition league with 25 victories and 13 setbacks lor 658, and Cleveland wns fourlh with 21 victories and 14 losses for a .600 percentage. The Indians beat the Giants, 13 to 2, at Cleveland yesterday but still lost the series to New York, nine games lo «lght. 'Detroit, which beat the Pitts- „ burgh Pirates, 2 (o 1 at Forbet Field yuu yesterday, was fifth in the matter ' n er ^f ~.-l.lUIi: .__-_ i _ _ ., ' * 11 -* Keene Brothers To Meet Hader And Hill in Arena Chnrlcy Koc-ne. tl»V pint-sized former leather sllngcr who turned r "™ f <-«i°"iil wrestling as a means gcr'Shcr'''!,^'? n°" 8 ",* | n •?,.'," Dim as his part- American 6 j^! . "'"" ° f tllnK s oS at h S , , WCEkly * '° ei ° n Amia The Keene brothers wn, oppose : . • Frankfe Hill, the sleeper-hold spc- The St. Louis Browns seventh ln|Ciallst, and Jtick Under an old the exhibition circuit, split their I "mer returning here alter several two-gani« city series with the | months absence, in the tag tea I Cardinals by winning yesterday's j ture. All four of the grapplers on contest, 3 to 1. behind Nelson Pot- the card are veterans of Just about I ter and cliff Fannin. Eighth place l a "y system used In the sport went to the Boston Braves, whose I This will be the nrst time that Warren Spahn beat the neighboring , tn e Keenc brothers have performed •BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NKWS Major Leagues Open Season Today; President- Truman to First Ball IVnllm ?IJ; r S!» B( r*2S" „ „!"'!; NOT "»>*'- inwHIcnllni flection, WA^H^TorApr^^U^ ?.!Ur" ""> lr « rtllt0 -' "»«President Truman, who has been catching It from Ihe left and.the right, will do some pitching today. With 35,000 upper-case and Just- pain fans watchlm; at Griffith Sladium, Mr. Truman will throw put the ceremonial "first" pitch Inaugurating the 1948 major league baseball season. The weatherman promised "good baseball weather" (or Ihe occasion — parity cloudy and mild. Play to Resume Tomorrow in Kiddie League I'lny In the Chlckasaw Athletic Clubs grammar school foottjntl program, the Kiddie League, will be resumed tomorrow afternoon with the Green Waves of Sudbur v meeting the Catholic Fighting Irish at ^ Haley Field. '• Ne *' Yor l< Yankees and"The Bot » Uie Irish and the Greenies rnimply-dumply Washington Sena- are reported as having strong teams tols - » . and "''» contest Is expected to too And professional pitchers- big lh(! thriller last Thursday chen Alllc Reynolds of the Yankees, a , H« Lanxe Wildcats nosed out the l»-gRmc winner last year, and Early Central Crimson Tide 7 to 6 111 the Wynn, who pitched 17 .victories ...... There will be all the trappings— hand, a parade to the centerfleld soda pop and be a baseball Bume— between the World Cham pion , flagpole, peanuts, hot dogs. There also will in for Hie seventh-place Senators 1D«. Bo(h are riglu-lianders. Truman A "l.eftle" Mr. Truman is a natural lefl- hnntirr. But he hasn't Ijeen called Southpaw since his recent poll- season's curtain raiser. The Greenies excess weight In both Hue and backffeld ranks them a.i a slight favorite over the Catholic eleven, in a scrimmage game early Inst week, the Greenies ran: rough-shod over the Central Crini- tlcal difficulties with the South. sen Tide. Today Ihe President will throw However, tlie Fighflno frish are rjglit-hntided. A civil right, his noli-i not lo be overlooked Coached bv lical hecklers call It. An Insult to! Lloyd Koontz, the Cnlcks stalwart tackle of last year and Father Paul Bnjarski, the Irish are reported somewhat stronger than they were Many Compete In Bicycle Races in Park Approximately 60 boys and jlrU competed for honors In the Blylhe- n. I T,' k'W* races at Walker Park Saint-day morning.. Tlie event opened with 43 bicycles !!!, P a , rade which »'» s e«orted down Mai,, street by c , t „ in llils event, Bobby Pi-ancts was adjudged (o have the best decorated wljccl among the boys with Don Copoland running .second »nd among the girls II was Joyce Boles and Carmen Cary In lhat order. High scorer in Ihe meet was it SHI us Ann Pen y. walked off wl(h first places In the cycle gliding « rls ™«. «nd" third place in the plank rldlns and llien Invaded the boys field to capture Ihe stunt rid- Amonjr Ih« 11-year-old boys James Frascr took first In the race ad cycle gliding for a to tn | or 10 points and high honors. In the 12-14 year boys class. Albert Pair. field was high scorer with a first i l",^^ 18 S" din s *nd second In I In tlm ic ........ i > . MONDAY, APRrt, 19, 194» , ncr of exhibition games, boasting , rec- i he ord of ?2 victories and 1« reverse. wrc lor .579. The Pirates were slxtn with 19 victories and „ defeats for the left wing, according lo some Henr v Wallace followers. Republicans-said they don't cnre — aiiutigirr vnnii iney were IO-A Mr. Trumnn throws: Tliey'll, last year. Boll) Die Irish and Green be sending him to the showers In Wave have been holding dai'lv November, anyway. But, Mr Tru-j workouts for Ihe past two weeks man said Inst week that lie will be The Green Waves are coached In three for four more years '"• "*H.«ea Mr. Tnimnn is the onlv switch- pitcher In (he 36 years since William Howard Taft started the custom of presidential "first" pilches. Two years ago. Mr. Truman Ihrew left-handed. Lnst. year, he wns ambidextrous, throwing two pilches- one Jelt-ha ' ' ., , Tt ,,j^, ,111: cuticnen by Jack Elliott and R. B. Hodge of the 1047 Chick squad. Annual Boston Marathon To Get Under Way Today BOSTON, April 19. Actually, the president's loss not be the "first" pitch of the new .season. Governor Throws First Pilch A Republican—Gov. Robert F. Bradford of Massachusetls — will grab thnt honor. Braford throws out the first ball at 10:15 run lo- rtay In the first'game of « holiday s' -'le " (UP)-Por of Red Tile . 3 to 2 yesterday. A's B:at Phillies Chicago Cubs helped puih Charley Koene and Hill have faced Ihe White Sox Into the Spring cellar by beating them, 9 to 2, therebi The teams are off tonight, pend "•—"•" «».». uji ivjijg/Jt, penfl- Ing the second set of opening games ter(la 5 Tuesday at Birmingham, Cahan and Luman Harris Mr. doesn't do " --1B-U .t,*lll[7l;> l[u[ll four nations take of( from Ho'pkin- ton lo Boston today In the 52nd amiiial Boston Athletic Association marathon ' Tlie stew wailed at the finish line for all who could cover Ihe 26 miles and 385 yards enroule. .More important for U. s. runners system of ..coring th t induded the 1947 B.A.A. and national A.A.U. 3 p.m. Another Massachusetts Republican—Speaker Joseph w. Marlln, Jr. rr ssiS'hS! &K ^ pS - M %& «• P s nmy be Mr. Truman's opponent In stamps. >irioue postage 15-year- Id boys class 1 fnr ,„ ", C(iBC<l Vl<r ' i} Davis 9-8 , for lop honors, winning first In Ihe I Plank riding, second in the gliding event and third In the race Judges for the event were James He 1 of the Montgomery Ward Store TSrlc Whitley of Adams Appliance Company Rnd John McDowell, c. P. Rambo of Hubbard Hardware Company was chairman of the corn- event 6 a " d supervlsc rt ">e entire The list of winners in the different events follows: I Parade—Best Decomtcd bicycles- I „ Bo * i —Bobby Francis, first- Don I Copelnnd, second. ! Girls-Joyce Boles, first; Carmen Cary, second. j Boys Race m years & underl — ( James Prazer, first; Harold Strib- I'lmg, second; Jerry Nail, third I Boys Race (12-14 ycarsl-t.onnie I Hill, first; Albert P'airfiGld, second- Stanley Ingrum, third. I Boys Race (15 years & over)— Virgil Davis, first; J A. strlbling, second; Chnrles Cole third. Girls-Cycle Gliding—( 13 }T » r . s and under)—Ann perry, first- Betty Balle- h' OU ' sec " nd: Caral Ann Boys--Cycle gliding ai and nn- dort-James Prazier. first; Ronald Phillips, second; Charles Gofortti third. ' h f , BtOJ S,-') 2 -,l, 4V C> ' cle Bllding-Al- bert Pan-field, first; Charles Hall, _ - . - .i. & .n»m, iTiUUlIC, Little Rock and Crmltanooga. 'me teams will be paired the same way »s in the opening series. Baseball Standings " SOUTHERN LEAGUK W. L. Pel. Memphis Mobile Atlanta . Chattanooga Nashville Uttle Rock New Orleans Birmingham Firt« Gl*nmor« whiikiet ore blend.d wilh cKoiceil grain neutral jpfriis but Instead of being bolllerJ immediately, "Thomp- K >"" is put back Into barrels lo make It sm'oother, Ihe only other exhibition Same yesteidny Involving a major! league club, Baltimore of the International League defeated Washington, 9 to 7, Me- Stranahan Begins Play In North-South Meet PINEHURST. N. C.. April YesterrJay's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 3-0, Little Rock 7-0. Birmingham 8-1. Atlanla 2-2. Mobile 9-4. New Orleans 6-1. Nnslivillc 20, Chattanooga 4 (second called fourth, darkness.) ,,.., ^1 • • "-• fM'l 1< 1W. • UP)—Frank Stranahan of Toledo O.. w;ho was barred from the Masters 1 Tournament at Augusta' Ga ecd off the favorite today In an 18-hole qualifying round in tlie 48th annual North-South Invitation amateur tournnrnenl. «•, ' . strn ] 1Illlnn ™n the tourney .66T championship 1,, 1946 but had to •forfeit the title last year when he went to England as a member of the Walker Cup team Instead o( playing here. ,«L«U Along with Stranahan, 135 of the nation's top amateur golfers- were entered. Among past winners thai will step up to the number one lee with the favorite were dcfrndln/ t 1st Charles B. Dudley of Greenville. S.C.; Mai Galetti. of Dotiglas- rhi i /" 18lM Wimicr; nnd fnm «" Chick Evnns of Chicago, back for L H,i rCl K rn m!ltch for a snot » l the tllle he won in 1911 Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE No games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Cincinnati. (Only game). AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at Boston (2). New York at Washington. (Only games). Exhibition Games Boston (N) 3 B.scon lAl 2 Brooklyn (N) 5 Ncn- York <AI .1 Baltimore lint) 9 Washington (\> Detroii <A) 2 Pittsburgh (N) i Philadelphia (Ai 3 Phiiadclph (!•!) 2 Chicago <N> 9 ciiicaso <Ai 2 St. Lnuls (A) 3 S-.. Lotas iNi 1 Cleveland lAi 13 Now York i i i Cincinnati <NI 12 Syracuse dnti Read Courier News Want Ads. Lew Worsfjrjm Victor In Cavalier Tourney VIRGINIA BEACH. Va., April ID. JUI I—A steady pace paid off for Lc;v Worsham today. The Oakmont. Pa., pro put togeth- r« nr"?^ ?i f G5 ' s 5>csl! ' rdl ' l >' «'"!' his W of Ihe first round to take SI 000 lirst money in the cavalier spcc'lal- sts golf tournament with a JOB for ine three-round event. The veteran aene Sarazcn on the other hand, lost all vestiges of consistency and tumbled down to third place because ol it. too* the lead in Ihe tourneys first round with a slx-nnder-par 63, bul yesterday morning he skidded imo a 68 and then In jhc afternoon ia J completely blew up with a 74 ' Jimmy Dcnmrcl, the smllc-plas- hcr M 1I T ! ' n -, took sccon " m °»w behind Worsham with ., 61-67-68- 22n amid high winds. •Sarajcn got a small bil ol con- i\ Hi" '1, " le 5 allri 3 l "m victory his nil-star slaff of specialists .-cored over Walter llagcn's crew. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA J^^b^^^t ^^^ -wpwi-i r*r\t,ii^ WRESTLING TAG MATCH- CHARLES KEENE and DAN KEENE FRANK HILL nnH JATI, H ADER ALS021.FALL,30-MiNUTE MATCHES Charles Keene versus Frank Hill Dan Keene Versus Jack Hader ««cond; Billy Jicluon. third. { Boy, (15 »nd over) cycle «lidln* ! Girl : Riding- da and Dry c/ under)— Juinlt* SEATTI.B (UP)-A dry cleaning Mlabliirunent could operate • sec- In his 30 years as » dry cleaned covered Boy* 12-14—Billy Jackson, first- Max James, second; Wayne'Burn- Boys IS and ov'er-Charle. Cole l'">°"e * h « clothes lefTlo ^clean- first, Virgil D»vii second- J A . , * uch v » rl «l articles as dental Strlbling. ' ' ]P'»l«, Jewelry, mechanical tools, shoes; slipper*, toys, negotiable bond* and even live c »i s and r al s . Once, a frantic customer called left a diamond and ruby brooch ittached to a dress. Alter a futile two-day search of the plant had been ma'de, » driver returned from a run and tossed Strlblinr. 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