The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 20, 1948
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TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 1048 B/ytfiev///e Papoose Thinclads To Defend District 4 Track And Field Championship Friday P Athletic Director Firman "Nig" By mini announced yesterday that the Blytheville Junior High School Papoose?, 1947 District 4 track and field champions, will defend their title m the district meet to be held in Jonesboi'o Friday afternoon. The moot will be held on the Arkansas Slate College oval in conjunction with the district Class "R" school meet he said. Again this year there will be no District Glass "A" high Cnh/tnl fix rn nt ^ »"fr> iL Hill and Hader Disqualified In Tag Match B1ATHKVIU.E (ARK.) COURIKR NKWS school event. Coach Bynum slated that at present he did not. know how many junor trackmen he would enter In f the district, event. Last year the I Paps fielded a squad of 11 thin- clads and copped (irst place laurels in all events except the 50- yard dash and the high Jump. Last year only two teams, Blylhe- ville and Jcnesboro. entered the district event, but this year more schools are expected to enter the meet, Coach Bynum stated. The first place winner in the district will be entitled to enter a team in the state meet which is scheduled (or Little Rock April 30 and May 1. The Osceola High School Seral- s, 1947 District, Class "B" cham- ions, will also defend their title the two-way meet. Coach Eube Boyce stated that he would enter » team in the district event and Missco League Plans Opening Six Semi-Pro Ball Clubs to See Action In Games Sunday A team from the Number Nine community has replaced Annorel as oir last yeai a member of the Mississippi Coun-1 pitcher. And a coupic o[ roo ty Semi-Pro Baseball League, it was I Lou nrlssle of the Philadelphia annniinrcri tr-wHai. hi- am ^«.i...<.. „ . . ..... ' "immipimi announced today by Bill Godwin league president. Number Nine's application for entry was approved by officials of the league, Mr. Godwin stated, and the team will replace Armorel on the league schedule. The Armorel try withdrew weeks ago. from the league two Frankie Hill and Jack threw away a possible victory over the Kcene brothers, Charley and Don, in the lag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling show last night when Hill, a sleeper-hold specialist, tried to use his famous hold on Referee Mike Mcr- oney. The disqualification of Hill and Hader came in the third and deciding fall just when the mat dua - i^...n ..t me UI.ILIIUL uvem ami had victory almost in their hands. Indicated that he may enter a team I All they had to do was to get by ln_the junior affair. I Don Kcene to claim the win. and Mr. Godwin staled thai the league will open play Sunday afternoon Three games are on the card for Hader | £»>idaj. wllh Blylhevllle playing at Lutes; Osceola al Victoria, and Dogwood at Number Nine. A special ceremony has been planned ai Lutes with Sheriff William nerryman slated to pitch the first ball, officially opening the league. Some other" county official will be on the receiving end of the Yanks Down Senators 12 to 4; A's Deal Bosox Double Licking ^'££"^ Ur > \^t^^^<™ Ap%* JSM KTi^iM'iis^rfffid-l - al " 1Qsl - ";;? 1RC «<••«»>""". l'»n nimito, ami' JJlJlv Johnson whacked two rcali. Blackwcll, who won 22 games Itist year, racked up number one without much trouble as he held the I'li'iitc.s tn seven tt'illloiTd hits In n 4 In 1 victory. The Hues also got seven hits but Cincinnati's blows wcve more potent, liookie Saucr hii a home run wllh Grady nation on base and Dobur Adiims also got a four base wallop to provide the miugin of victory. Walker, one o( tlio surest tielders In Hie business, let Ihe other am In when he mussed up n short [ly. The rest of the loams gel into action today with Ihe Browns at. Cleveland nnd the Tigers al Chicago along wllh a repeal peifoim- PAGE SEVEN Biieball Standings SOUTHERN IJJAOUE —almos The World Champion Yankees crushed the Washington Senators was expected. Ewell Blackwell of Cincinnati took up where he left as baseball's coupic of leiulhu; rookies, Memphis . ... Mobile Atlanta . ... Chattanooga . Nashville . ... I-lttle Dock ... New Orleans . BlrmiMlihiim . Pel. .667 .687 .C67 .MM) .500 .33 3 .:!:« .333 NATIONAL LKACUt: W. L, and Hank Sauer of the Reds, lived up to al ladvance notices. What's more tlie vaunted Boston ncd Sox got three consecutive home rims, they lost a double header to the Athletics. Thai was about Ihe onlv Hem lliat wasn't In the script—[he A's winning the morning nnd afternoon patriot' Iwln bill from the Reel opening pitch. sched- . The Blytheville Clucks, as lasc year, will be unopposed in the district 4 Class "A" division. Due to the lack of competition in the district, the Chicks will be automatically advanced to the state meet wlvr), will be held along with the Junior state event next week. Both the Paps and the Chicks have been holding dally workouts during the past month . Coach Bynum shifted the practice sessions from Haley Field to the Walker Park oval in order to give his athe- letes proper schooling in lane running and starting. The Paps will continue their workouts through Thursday anrl will leave for the Jonesboro meet Friday morning. The Chicks will not participate in a meet until the state event. Ark-Ma Checker Team Defeats Tennesseans checker team composed of ail- players from. the Ark-M.i Checker Association defeated a team of all-stars from the Tennessee Checker Association 92 to 52 in a dual checker meet at Portageville, Mo., Sunday afternoon. Individual scoring honors went to Arthur Strobel of the Ark-Mo team and T. N. Tankersly oj the Tennessee team. A round-robin tournament was held between Tennessee and Ark-Mo players not participating In the team match as an added attraction. Henry Burgess of Portageville was host at a fish fry given in honor of the visiting players. n, they had him literally beat to pulp Hill and Hader took the first fail in 30 minutes with Hill eliminai- ing Don Koene in 20 minutes with I his sleeper hold. Hacer tlie ' Cove City Gym Burns; Damage Set at $50,000 BATKSVTLLE, Ark.. April 20. (UPl'-Damage has been estimated at $50.00D from a fire which gutted the high school gymnasium at Cave City during the noon hour yester- . riay. Only two students were slightly injured. The stone gym was built four years ago and was used as an auditorium and for classrooms. The cause of the fire was undetermined care of Charley Kcene ID minutes later with a body smother. The Keene brothers returned to take the second ro-md in quick fas.iion with Don Keene eliminai- ing Hill in five minutes with a spread-eagle and Charley Kee;-e defeated Hader one minute with flying tackles and a pin. Hader and Hill had things going their way in the third fall before they were waved to the showers for the attack on Meroney. Hader eliminated Charley Keene in five minutes with a body pin and Hill had Don Keene ready for a pin when he applied the sleeper hold to the official after Meroney had raised his ire. Charley Koene rushed in to Mcronev's rescue Just as Hill was applying pressure to the de- 'emeless hold. In (he two one-fall preliminary mal:lies Hader defeated Don Keene in 15 minutes with a body pin and Charley Keene won over Hill in eight minutes with a spread eagle. Sudbury Team To Meet 'Irish' In Football Tilt Play in the Cbickasaw Athletic Club's grammar .school football program, the "Kiddie League", will be resumed this afternoon when the Sudbury Green Waves tackle the Fighting Irish of Catholic at Haley Kield at 4 o'clock. This will be the first game of the 1948 season for both teams. The Greenies. regarded as the league's Mr. Godwin stated that ule tor the entire season Is now m the process of being mimeographed and a copy will be sent to each (earn a s soon as it j s completed. The drawing up of the schedule was delayed due to Armorel withdrawing, he said. „.>., , Au 18-inch trophy which will be toot ' Presented^ to the league champion I by the National Baseball Congress has been received and is now on display at the Godwin Sportin" Goods Company on North Second Street. The trophy will be presented to the winning team at the close of the league play-oft which is scheduled for the second week In September. Dixie League Teams Resume Play Tonight ATLANTA. Ga.. April 20. (UP) — The Southern Association's 1948 season got off to a rousing start Sox, a to 4 In 11 innings nnd 4 to 2. it also ivas a lltlie nmnzing to note that Dixie Walker, the "old reliable" from Brooklyn mi\de a two base error in the outfield for Pittsburgh. Marchlldon Wins Way Begins in North, South Amattur Tourney PINEHURST, N. C,, April 20 (DPI—Mat«h pl«y got under way lodny in the North and South amateur |olf tourn»menl with Funk Stranahan Ihe lavorite on the bas:s of ills medal winning 71 In Hi" iiuallfylng round. Sti'anahiu, Ihe Toledo tempest, who was haired from the Masters at Augusta, Ga.. because he Inisls*.- td upon mlng wet putting greens. «•«« only one slicke below par yesterday as lie paced Ihe qualifiers. But tlial was good enough for the medtl. Bobby Locke Takes Lead In Carolina Open SOUTHERN PINES. N. C. April 20. (UP)—Bobby Locke, South AI- |rica's golfing wizard, with an eight- undcr-par 64 under his belt, boasted a vide edge over the rest of the field which entered the second round of the Carolina Open GoU Tournament today. In winning medal honors yesterday. Locke racked up nine birdie.;, bogied only once—on the par three 13th hole—and sliced three strokes off the course record. ' . Chattanooga today is opening day. The lookouts. Travelers. Barons and Bears had to open the season away from home. Today they get their Ilrst league tests In their own back yards. Their hometown partisans will attempt to match the record-breaking throngs that jammed parks in At- lantn, Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans to greet the season Friday. Mobile's defending champion Bears were the only team to bring home a winning edge in the opening series. The Bears opened at New Orleans and licked the Pels two out of three. The pels move into Mobile tonight looking [or revenge Chattanooga and Nashville broke even In two games at the Vols home park. They will break the Tlie A's. despite n second Inning lapse by Phil Marehlldon In which Stan Spence, Vern Stephens, and Bobby Doerr touched him tor consecutive homers, won the opener In the llth. They scored two runs on Buddy Rosar's double, singles by Pete Suder and Eddie Joost and a long fly by rookie Don White, joosl previously had fitted Into the script by striking out, three times, getting off to a good start in defense of hts dubious laurels as whlff-kln? of the American League. He fanned 110 times last. year. In Ihe second game, rookie Brissie held the Red Sox to four hits and struck out seven. He supplied some of his own offensive support by getting a two rim single in B big fourth Inning In which Joost drove in the other run with a fly ball. At Washington, the Yankees de- monsrtattd they were still the Yankees by getting to Early Wynn for seven runs In the first Inning, then breezing to a 12 to 4, 10-lilt triumph. Tommy Henrlcli hit n two run homer to touch things off and Indlnn Allie Reynolds, who looked a little better as a hitter than as a pitcher, wound up the rally with ft three run homer. Rlackwell Hurls Seven-Hitter Rookie Mannger Joe Kuliel kept Wynn In until the ninth Inning when It would have been Impossible him to live up to his name. He ance by the Yankees nnd Senators In ihc American League, In the National, the Dodgers play the Giants at New Vork, the Hnives plav al Philadelphia, the Cubs at Pittsburgh and Ihc lieds at St. lx>uls. Yesterday's Star — Rookie I.ou nrlfslc of Ihe Alhlellrs who held tnc Red Sox to four hits nnd struck oul seven In a 4 to 'i victory wliich followe dan earlier 5 to 4 Philadelphia victory. rS5?A^&^ ™ - ™«°nTL at Chattanooga today. Birmingham dropped two of Its first three at Atlanta, nnd the Crackers and Barons do a switch to Birmingham to open a second series tonight. Little Rock likewise bowed tivice to Memphis while winning once avvny from home. Tonight the Chicks play in the Pens' back yard. The Nashville-Chattanooga game is set for 3 p.m. The other three tilts are night games. the field as a slight favorite to stop the Irish youngsters. Coached by R. B. Hodge and Jack Elliott of the Blytheville High School chicks, the Greenies are reported to have power-plus in both backlield and line. In a practice game earlier this month, the Green Wave ran roughshod over the Crimson Tide of Central before rain halted the affair. However. Lloyd Kontz, the Chicks' stalwart tackle of last year and Father Paul Buparski, who coach the Irish youngsters report their aggregation in fine shape and ready for this afternoon's tussle. The Irish have been holding daily workouts for the past month and are expected to give the Sudbury squad a run for the money. The 1948 Kiddie League season opened last Thursday afternoon I with the defending champion Langc | icy Banner's chestnut colt was out Wildcats nasiiif: the Central Grim- j of the Kentucky Derby son Tide 7 lo 6 in a brealh-taking : At the same time. Dr. Almac aivl thriilcr. j Bovarc! were scratched from the j list of potential startcrr in the ru.l Heat! Courier News Want Ads. | for the rosc/i at Louisville May 1. Lameness May Keep Saggy Out o/ Derby CAMDEN, N. J.. April 20. (UP) - Sngity's out-of-thc-moncy finish behind Citation in the Chesapeake Stakes was blamed by his trainer on lameness today, and there were strong indications that Mrs. Stan- .Lor unnumbered y ears > Yellowstone Park's "Old Faithful" geyser has risen once each hour. And since 1872, another "old faithful"—Yellowstone Whiskey—has maintain' ed a uniform quality that wins and holds friends. Von cilu-ays remember the bc<m o/ Yellntt'jtone Park — and Ihe c.v- ccl!cm.« o/ YelfmrMon* W TOO Proof Bottled in Bond under U.S. Govt. supervision —Yellowstone, Inc., Louisville, Kentvicky Boston Marathon Won by Canadian Cop Gerard Cote BOSTON, April 20. iUP)-A cocky little Canndinn cop wns hailed In Ihe wnke of his fourth Boston A. A. Marathon triumph today as the mnn most likely to.supplant Clnr- ence De Mnr, ancient king of the marathoners. At 34. Gerard Cote nf' St. Hya- ctnthe, Que.. Is a master of pace and precision with all the physical equipment necessary to reach a record the experts said never would be approached. That, would be De Mur's fantastic lent of winning the B-A. A. classic seven times between inn and 1030. Mr. Marathon still plods along come Patriot's Day, but he hnsn'l been In the top 10 since 193B. Yeslerdiiy's 52nd n. A. A. rnce was billed us n final U. S. Olympic tiyoul. but the wiry nnd wily Cole turned it Into n monster showcase for parading his own talents. Yesterday's Results SOUTIIKKN l No Enmr.v NATIONAL 1.KAHK Ci:ic!r!imll 4, PMUbuigh 1. Only uninc. AMKKICAN I.KAGUK New York 12, Wnshlngton i. Piillarteiplila S-4, Boston (Morning gcime II Innings), Only games. •1-2. Today's Games SOUTIIKKN I,EA<5UK Memphis nl Little Hock, nlglil. Nashville at ClisllanoogB. New Orleans at Mobile, ninlit, Atlanta at Birmingham, night. NATIONAL I.KAGUE Brooklyn »t New York. Boston at Phllndelphla. Chicago ai Plttsbureh. Cincinnati lit St. Louis. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at Chicago. St. Louis ul. Cleveland. New York at Washington. Only sanies sllicrilllcri. SMOOTHER because it's ... Thh means that fine Glenrrore whiskies are blended wirh cholceit grain neutral spirits bul inilead of being bollfed immediately, "Thompson" u put back Into barrels to moke It smoother, loilier, mended Whisker W proof. The iiralcM whiskies In llils pro- duel arc -l years nr more old. 10% grain neutral spirits, Fire Razes Barn Area of Eastern Track; One Dead Bumllvllle, R. I., April 20. (UP) —Tlie second fire In a month swept the bavn area of Pascoas race track early today, killing iin unidentified groom and al least M thoroughbreds. About 30 other valuable horses, some Injured, ran into nearby woods while the lire raged. At least six of Ihe horses were shot to dealh after dashing m terror ngalnst fire trucks and automobiles Inside and out.iidr Ihs grounds of tne closed half-mll<! track. Pmcoag barns were used to stable horses competing In the current meet al Lincoln Downs. Two of the dead horses. Quakertown .mil Black Bun. were entered in today's first Lincoln. Mrs. I. Edwards was listed as the owner of Qnnkcrlawn, and Blc.clc Bun wns cnlcrcd In the colors of A. Wool o[ Great Barrington. Mass. Three barns were destroyed and a fourth which had been repaired after the first fire was damaged. Severn! track rooms housing track attendants also were destroyed. Rend Courier News Want Atis. 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