The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1948 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 24, 1948
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,r JAGE mr (AMU eoimnw ^ lr . ___. ,Mi OsceolaCops Top Honors in Class B Event BlyHtcvJM* Junion ' Walk Away WitH Big Ev«nf in Jonctfcoro Winning first p!«c» In >ll but •ttirx «T»nl», th« 440-yard run, high Jump »nd dlciu, the Blylhevllle Junior High School PBJXIOSM sue- 'cessftiny defended their District 4 track crown In the district meet held «t th* Arkansas stuff Colled* In Joneuboro yesterday «fter- noon. The Papi captured six flrsl, six Mcohrls two thirdj mitt one rourth places for a total of 47 112 points to win the four-way meet. Jonesboro finished second with 27 points, the Dell Junior High, was Uilrd with 6 1|2 «nd Earle ranked fourth wk'i six. In th« district Class "H r high tthool meet, held Jointly with the Junior event, ttie O.sceola nlgli School Semlnote.s defeated four opposing schools to defend theii 1847 title. The SemlnolM won seven first three seconds, two thirds, and two fourth places for a (otal of 49 point* Their nearest rival was state High of Joneuboro with 26 points. Dell High School finished third •*>!(„ !8 1J2 poinU. Shawnce thtrtt with 'I Ij2 and Earle fourth with one point. ' Charles "Ruff" Lutes and Robfrt Reed were the big guns for the Pap.. The« two atheleles came close to being a "two-man track team accounting for,43 of the Paps «7 112 points. Lutes placed first in the 50 100 •nd. 2M-y Rrd dashes and broad jump and second In the shot putt '? r " t ?'* 1 of Z* Point.? to ivln Individual scoring honors. Reed unr- nuredonly one first place, the shot 1M'™!., P Seco " d in tile 5 °100 220, broad Jump and discus for * total ot jo poinij to wjll ri|I] ner-up honors I,, the Individual Moring department. Both Lutes rvnd Reed were Members of the 880- yard relay team which won first Lutes and Heed placed either entered" >eC ° nd '" * Vei ' y Cra " " le ' r Phillies Pound Dodgers 70 to 2 Cubs Lose Two-Hitter to Cards' Time Out Reid wer« the b% guns r or tIlE Q ceo a team. Griffin won nrsl , * ihl nW eVe ',", S ' l ' le ' M ->' Brd <"*• t ?* ?,,/"" br0i<d J' m 'l> and tied with Reirl for first in the 220-varrl dash. Rei d WOl , flrsL |n lhc j^" in the 100-yard : <jash. P "* th ' rtl T th Sh "* ne ? a " d D*" fared well •chuS "aT SSSSScT'li.'.l 1 ?± r , .e, 56 ?^! *"•• Tl " s <» <V7ir" .v«r h ,, -i 1 * H ' B " Scho ° 1 h >>s Her Bad a track team •«3".™ *»"«d "Vlured three thirds and one fourth the high school meet. Or CM! '-i^nM NEW YW^prt'rji 1 (T-^Th. Philadelphia phlli w« r « dc-in« vtrr nicely loday, thank you, beeauat manager Ben Chapman ha> bein giving th« oppMitlon a r«tlo« * old, discarded »oup bon««. Using pltcherj that nobody »|M J««med to want, they had picked up three, vlctorlej out of th.Jr lint four, Including * mighty dgnlflcant JO to I triumph over the National Leauue Champion Dodgen in th«lr home debut at Brooklyn yeiierday Sylvester (fllix) I>onnelly, whom the Cardinals found no need for alter he won the 1944 World 3erle« 'or them, pitched the triumph .cat- toilng eight hlk and striking out six. Dfck Shier, «lso discarded by the Cardinals, hit two homers and a single, driving In f our run , („ lead the 13-hu attack. Del EnnU also hit a homer and rookie Richie i Ashburti not three single, ,„,! » ! .stolen base. The loser wa« lefty Joe Halteli, who previously had beaten i Philadelphia j|, straight without a defeat. Previously. E,»i| Leonard dla- ciirdod by the Senator., and a collaborating trio of Lynn Howe, «. Dodger and 'I1 8 er Uar, Ken Helnl- zelman, lat* of Hit Piralei, and Ed Heusser, who wa» loused off by the Dodgers, gave the Phils their other victories. Not a man In the lot in under 33 years old. Cards DoH-n Cub* Harry (The Cat) Brecheen had to cash In on breaks to maintain his spell against the Cubs at Ch- ! t»Bo, pitching a nine-hitter to give the Cards a 1 to 0 victory while loser Johnny Scnmltz gave lip only two hit* In defeat, SchmlU went down In the ninth on a walk and a double by rookie Ralph [jiPointe which produced the only rim. The Giants found a starting and finishing pitcher, wonder of wonders, In Roy Poat and behind his five-hit hurling beat the Brave» at Boston, 3 to i in their home debut. Moreover they topped southpaw ace Warren Spahn, who like Boston's other ZO-game winner Johnny Sain, went down to defeat In his first outing. Wlllard Marshall drove in two runs, hitting a double and two singles, and Sid Gordon hit R homer for the Giants Blackwell win. No. I Ewell Blackwell, a W-game winner last scnsoii, became the first major leaguer to score a pair of victories In 19*8, lopping the pirates for the second time »t Cincinnati. 5 to 3 after surviving two bad early innings. Johnny Wyro- OEccola; Ihird and Vaughn Joues- boio fourth. Distance: 18 feet 4V inches. ' Discus — Westbrooke. Jonwboro first; Reid, Blylhevllle, second; Hiiteherson. Blylhevllle third; and, .Stires, Osceola. fourth. Distance:! 102 feel, 1*, Indies. ' 880-yard relay-Blylhevlllef Reed '"--' Hiiteherson and Lutesl. hit a homer for the Red* who »«it «ft«r ex-Dodger hurters Klrby Hifb* »nd vie I/xnbucdf /or .IT «tra b* M hit*. ' Hr*)«ht, toppln* the A'« at Phlla- djlpnia. | to 3 with two runs In tht 10th on two jlnglei, » sacrlflot •nd Jakt Ertrly's double. The victory put Washington into a «o- ond plMt tie with lh«' 'A's, who prtviou»ly had won three In a row -om the Red Sox, and with the William, Homeri In turn, the Red Sox found the world diamplon Yankees * softer touch at New York, blanking them 4 to 0 as lefty Mickey Harris pitched * five-hitter and Ted Williams shook off his Yankee Stadium Jinx with a line driver homer and two smglen. Four home runs, two by Ken Kellner and one each by Larry Doby and Bob Lemon, punctuated a 15- w«ien i hlt Cleveland attack axalnst the times ' i-i «* r »,' who lost their home opi-n- |»r, » to J t Lemon, hailed as the number two man behind Bob Feller won his jlart handily scattering six hits. The Browns and Whil* Sox were Idle. L Baseball Standines SOUTHERN I.RAGUF; w Mobile 5 Nashville 4 Little Rock ........'.'.' j Birmingham i Atlanlu , " 3' New Orleans \ 2 Chattanooga 3 NATIONAL LKAGUE •to. u. St. Louis 3 ] Philadelphia '.3 i Cincinnati j 3 Brookljn 2 ] New York j j Pittsburgh ,\ j 3 Chicago i 3 Boston '...'.'. 1 3^- Pel. .714 .667 .667 .429 .429 .429 .333 .333 PC!. .750 j - .750 i .600 .5001 .500 I .4001 .250 .250 fuilh I.cssniR takes lime out from tiainins nt Opa Lotlv.-i Ha., to powder up for cameraman. But du,,'( iei ii,r,l imw- .'.,""1 f00 ' >' nu The catcher n !, C i, , r!ln<l na l'' (| s Chicks of (lie AII-Anii-1-icnn Ciirls I,pa«i,e was lined $100 I^sl season loi- hitting an umpire. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L Cleveland Philadelphia Detroit Washington . New York Boston , . , , St. LoulB Chicago j '3 j 3 ' . Per. l.COO .750 .150 .750 .250 .250 .000 .000 Yesterday'* Results SOUTHERN I.KAG11E Little Rock 4, Birmingham > innings) Mobile », Nashville 4 Chattanooga t, Atlanta ! (15 « ho ° » that placed flrs " Bt)e '" 1 °" e "-cut or trict meet .. ec, antam. Hosklns »nd Reams), fourth. Time: 1:46-X Seniors 100-yai-rt dash-Griffin. o«eol» first; Onrrett. Dell, second; Reid Osceoln. third. (No fourth entry) Tune: 11.2 seconds. 220-yard: dash-Griffin and Reid. NATIONAL LEAGUC New York 3, Boston 1. St. IxiuU 1, Chicago 0 Cincinnati i. Pittsburgh 3 PhiUdelphii 10. Brooklyn J th Weather ccnd wor /or e m«t and the Arkamas state al was in top shape. However . during es on be-ell- j Osceola, (tie) first; AMERICAN I.KAGUS Cleveland I. Detroit 3, Boston <. New York 0. Washington 5, Philadelphia (10 innings). Only game*. , 5lowert Ri Results of both lor meeU follow: Juniors junior and ' Cook ' Jo ' f ' 0 ' rd > «ve, L. B1 >'t'"'vinc, second 5boro ' third; and O'Neal , fourth. Time: 6,1 s «- Cc* l, coot, Jonesboro. third- fnns Ear "' • WBrth - •""" wcond v, ri Cook, Jonesboro, third; ,'nd M B "n' < [?£ } . Is. Jonesboro, fourth Time- "25 q I ir , e - 25 ' 9 [ Hid" . leconds. Ivcrton, Dell o^uii.i, »,, n tiarrett. Dell, third . nine: 26.9 seconds. 140-yard run—Lewis. Dell. fir,t- Hlgglns. Shan-nee, second- Watson' Osceola. third; and Adams Shau--' nee. fouith Time: 60.1 seconds 880-yard run—£haneyfclt. Dell first; Kelly. Shawnee. second- Cole' State High, third, and E. Shaney- fe!t. Osceola, fourth. Time- 3-15 Shot put—Griffin. Osceola first- Hnrt. Osceola, second; Walker' Shawnee. third and Manns. Slate High, fourth. eisu nct: 3S ^ cet 4 Discus—Held. Osceola. first- M»- mis state High, second. Hart. Osceola, third; and Pagan state High, fourth. Distance: 101 feet J Inches. fir^r'* l ' 1I " lu -f'«B»'i. State High, iirsi. i NO other entry IWed) 9 feet. 2 Inchei. Jump—Reid. Osceola. first- State Hlfh. and . Kellv. Today'i Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Men:phis at Atlanta, night i C n\* W " n0 ° 8 * *' Ne * Orlca »'Littl= Rock at Birmingham, night N^hvllle at Mobile, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Boston Philadelphia- at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati. St. Louis »t Chicago. Roberts Teamed With Kola Pasha On Mat Program T« W ° ° ldtlmcrs ' Rcd Roberts and Arena here Monday night, to'pur" t clpnte In the tag match feature of Hie American Legion's weekly wrestling show. Robert and Riley. who have been appearing here for several ye«rs will be members of opposing tag tenms in the three-'fall main event. Roberts win team with Kala Pasha, the Arabian meanle aiut Riley will partner with Charlie K.eene. Prior to the rnnin event, these four grapplers will pal, ofl In a couple of one-fall preliminary tangles pllcy will take on Pasha in the first preliminary anil Roberts will mix with Keene in the second Promoter Mike Mcroncy stated that beginning with Monday nlehl's program the first match will start ai 8:la instead of the usual B-o clock. The change was n «xle due to farmers working longer in the fields, he said. Ohioan Favored to Win North-South Golf Event PINEHORST. N. C., April 24,- —Flashv Prank StratnhTi !edo'T Ct " ar " milU ° na "- e ' fro m To-' edo o.. was lavorcd to top collegiate hot-shot Harvie War d Jr ! of larboro. N. C.. today In the 38- i hole final round of the North and ' South amateur gal , tournament..' Strnnahan. who was medalist in the nualifying pi ay nnd favol . ile thctltuf he rt a vh ° Ut '" *''" back I ?, r , d ?, r . to P' a - v on the Un| S ted ye si" a tM i Jamaica Races Hold Interest Of Turf Fans ipril 24. trie Kentucky Derby only . ncci ™JV«w c * ndld » t * 1 ' 'or the three- year-old classic are scheduled to start In Ihe J40.000 Wood Memor- la. at Jamaica today, giving their «<W"«w owner* a last chance to decide their status. The horse* which make a- Kodd showing ln lhe ml ie- Rncl . a . B5 ^ teenlh .takes probably will b, sh pned Immedlalely to Louisville wliile Ihose who fail are likely to be kept home for lesser stakes Ben r. WhIUker's My Request Is considered the horse most likely to succeed In the Wood which already has had six of iLi winner* go on to «•!» the derby. The son of Requested won the six furlong experimental In his first start of the year .to prove his speed. He then e longer version of the same »i a '"lle-a<u]-a-sixteentb proving his staying qualities On' the strength pf these victories he ruled a T u, 5 fara-ite to win the Wood as his sire did In 1942 His. chief opposition is expected from Kin* Ranch's Better Self wir ier of the Paumonok handicap at. six furlongs against older horses Better Self was beaten by W i irann's Rscndru in the parkct wise burst last Monday-and his stock foil. He gets another chance to >rove he | s niore lnan a sprinler <hile Oreentree Stable's Kiiroy mother strong contender gels a chance to prove his class Jockey Doug Dod son was Mhe _ duled to ride my'request for the ust time. Eddie Arcarc handled he colt in his other races this cason but rides Gasparilla In the Wood, giving Dodson a chance to familiarize himself with the horse he has signed to ride In the derby Arcaro will ride Calumet Farm's Citation at Louisville. 1MTORDAT, APRIL M, B«ori Knock Volt From First Ploce; Trovs Bcot Barons in 15 Innings QMM rrm Sawu WrHer CXton, Mobile'i' clutch pitch•<•. got th« credit today for oholc- a ninth jnj>lj)g Na.?hvlll« rally f' lnf th * **" to wl " 5 -* •"d frot QT«f the Vol* into firit Congress' Okay Needed to Build' TVA Steam Plants , April M. , UP )_ * Chalrm «n Gordon R. Claop «»>d y«t«rd«y that Tennessee Val- nn V i A " thorlt y Power, revenues cannot be u«d u> construct suppl*. n rf J J™ POWei ' plant;i without n O. K. from Congress. Clapp continued hi, testimony before a senate Public Works SuU- mme* which 1* comidering \ e>s - tion that would m«k« Tvi Sy power revenue* into the treas- iry> and get Congressional approval for »u new expenditures pp , tld the ^ A act ,f. nd ' S ' ri)rob » b ly would not unit construction of steam planus , ' T ^ A tran <™lw!on area. sald a P r °vblon of the 1^ Z,/ Pproprlatlon gct specifically forb.tls the use of revenues for new construction projects without Congressional approval. Clapp said He thought it "In- concierable" that the board would elect U> Jmild without an authorization. The TVA ha.s asked for funds to start construction of a 154.000000 steam plant at New Johnsonville Tenn. ' Place in the Southern Association. Oteon strolled to the mound lait night to replace Olane who had huried a nitty game until the Vols got to him in the eighth lor two run*. Wh«n. they tallied again in th« ninth Olane itood aock deep in hot water. So Olson took over, wound up and retired the vols with the same heady grace he ased In beating New Orleans Wednesday. The shuttle in top billing in the Southern puts Mobile back on top where it left olf last year. And it hauls Ihe cocky Vols back to a second place tie with the Memphis Chicks who idled last night. Pebs Whip Barons In IS Innlnji If Olson gets the pinch pitching prize there ought to be a consolation award thrown in for Leonanl Pcrme of Little Rock. For 15 straight innings Perme rared back and looped tton •* MM Birmingham Barons until hi* W- low Pebble* got around to Icing th» affair with one slander tun Ice* A 4-3 victory. Mound chor«< tot Birmingham were divided with Al Yaylian •pen- in s Alex Ronay in the «v*nth. But Perme went the distance for a well-earned win. Mavis helped the P«ubli oauw ka> cracking » homer in th« fourtk with one on. \ Jji i Chatlunooga'c Lookout* r«*cRLa up from the cellar and kicked tti« jittery Atlanta Crackers, »-S. Chattanooga, siiil smarting under frh* dosing of defeat administered by Nashville, iwnrmed over starter Shelby Kir.ney and 'three other Cracker hiulerc for 14 hit*. The win hoisted the Lookoun . into a last-place tie with the New Orleans Pelicans who took Ihe night I off. Boxer Cleared in Death Of Young King Opponent MILWAUKEE. April 24. eUP) District, Attorney William McCaulev Friday cleared boxer Bert Lytell o'f responsibility tor the death of Jackie Darthsrd. IB, who died of injuries suffered In a bout with 1 McCauley said the death was accidental and that no inquest has been ordered. "Darthard's death Thursday can be charged to lots of hard luck" Mccaulcy said. "We arc convinced there was no suspicion of foul play." Federal Jurisdiction Issue in Poll Tax Purge Florida Candidate to Use Helicopter to Campaign JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. April 24 (UP)— A candidate for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture is about in start a campaign tour by helicopter Candidate Ammon jfcClellan believes he can make six-minute speeches in 10 different towns a day oy 'hopping" f rom pla( . e lo p|nce _ with a helicopter he not only can get more places quicker than any other candidate. He also has a handy slogan: -The Plying Farmer." Dial 4261 Opening 7; Starts 7:30 Tonight "Law of the Lash" »ilb Lash La Rue and Al "Fuzzy" St. John Serial: "The Royal Mounted Rides Again Also Shorts - Alk " A P''» 24. P)—Attorneys in a poll tax "purge"' action prepared briefs today or, a motion for dismissal in order that U. 3. District Judge Hairy J. ixjinley might determine whether or not the federal court nan jurisdiction in (he case The court action began when M prominent Miner County citizers i sought to have 2,502 names stricken from the list of eligible vote/.; on the grounds that certain elements conspired to control county votjiig—for both state and federal officef -through the use of •bought" poll tax receipts Judge Lemlcy said the fact that a single ballot would carry boMi federal and state candidates clouded Ihe issue 01 jurisdiction Fort Smith Natiy« Dies ROAN MOUNTAIN. Tenn., Apr. 24. (UP)—Funeral Services were being arranged today for Charles Roy Vance, East Tenhwsee newsman, * Vance was the author of a column, "The Gink" which appeared in 1« Southern newspapers. He was « native of Port Smith, Ark. The newsman suffered a heart attack yesterday. SATURDAY MIDNITE SHOW Starts al 1(1:45 p iltl . "SECOND CHANCE" with Kent Taylor, Louise Currie I Also Sh<irls Sunday and Monday "O. S. S." 1 with Al»n Ladd, Geraldine Fitzgerald • Patrick Knofrles Warner News; Also Shorts BLVTHEVIl.Lt'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. Show Starts Weekdays I'M p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. Serial Saturday "GUN COD!" with Tim McCoy "Kin« of Ihe Fnreii Ra Also Cartoon Saturday Owl Show at 11:00 P. M. KAT1NA PAX1NOU • PETER LORRE VICTOR FRANCEN-G^O. COULOURIS OIIUKD BY HIRMHN JHUULIH • MOCUCiO «» »oar«r BUCKKK . »usic BY in/mi WJIJJtK • ri«i, . n,..! k, Cnt.n C-K-, Serial "The Crimson Ghost 1 * Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday \ Italy Poys U.S. $5 Million Presenting— Louis Procter QS a member of our Mechanical Staff AMERICAN LEAGUE Chiosgo at St. Louis. Cleveland at Detroit. Washington at Philadelphia Boston .at New York. MISSCO LEAGUE (Sunday) "lythevllle it Lute, OnceoU >1 VtclorU oiitdrives Ward. io pay >n Italy during For the Most Dependable Repair Service Bring Your Car or Truck to Bfytheville Motor Co. •econds first; Broadway, Jonesboro second"-' ^«H^^M~ Jump—Lules, Broad third. Height: 3 feet' Broad jump — Orlffiu. Oceolj ] first; Pagan, slate High, second' jYelvertou. Drll, third; and &p!n- .nozn, Oweola, fourth. DIjtance- IB j feet. 4 Inches. I 880-yard relay - Dell, fHoward. j Lewis. Yelvertor. and Garrettl (ir«t (No other entry listed!. Time- J-0« I Mile relay _ o»ceo!a (Griffin. Boolhe. Pase. and Reldi. first; Dell With the Courts CHANGERV L. Finley vs. Albert , «, ,,,|t for divorce Finlr.y collect FOR SALE: , rhelmi Wisdom v.< James Tim '« ">»-• Wisdom suit for dlvorc, Stoneville 2B Caftonseed. First year from foun- dafon ,eed. Delinted and Cer,.s«n treated M 'gn germination. E. B. GEE SALES CO. N. Second St. PARKHURST. GROCERY 412 N. 15ihSt.(OldC.«.t llyM . dJ Now Has QUALITY MEATS and FRESH VEGETABLES TO GIVI YOU A MORE COMPLITI GROCIRY SERVICI for Fr«« Delivery BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA MONDAY, APRIL 26 I'HKRE! m. Every Monday AWUJ.TS ; «Sc — CHILDREN 15c BOX SKATS 1 Sc KXTRA (Tm rnchiiftif) TAG MATCH— CHARLEY KEENE KALA PASH A and RED ROBERTS ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES v«nui Kola Pasha Charlie Keene Red Roberts CUMINTINE Also \ews & Cartoon. New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows KVKRY NIGHT Box Opens H'eeK D»y« 7:»0 p.m Matinee Saturday A Sanday Sat.-Snn. 1 p.m. ConL Showtni Saturday 'Bandits of Dork Canyon' with "Rocky" Land, Bob Steele with Short Subjects SATURDAY OWL SHOW "ROSES ARi RED" , i wi"« ^ Don C'ultle, I Elliott Johns, Prop. FOR REFRESHMENT AT ANY TIME! Our Restaurant Has Been Redecorated For Your Comfort JOHNS CAFE 409 West Main Knudsen Sunday anrf Monday "DAISY KENYON" with Joan Crawford and Dana Andrew! antl Short Subjects RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Tonight GARDEN SEEDS COMPLETE STOCK BULK OR PACKAGE FRESH PLANTS DAILY BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET 130 EAST MA!N ST. "Wild Horse Mesa" with Tim Holt Cartoon and 3rd Chapter ^A<tventu r r s n r R rv , n() Ri n t y - SATITRDAY NIGHT~OWlTsHOW "MR. RECKLESS" with William Fythe and Barb«mi Brltton Also CnmeHy , A Sunday iinrl Mcmdny

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