The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 3, 1948
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PAUB K1GHT Osceo/o arid Lutes Baseball Clubs Win Games In Missco League While Third Tilt is Rained Out to Leave Blytheville and Victoria Idle Th. b«ceol» Indian, ,nd the Lutes Bulldog, mn.ted .lop th, !.«.„ In ih, Mississippi Baseball League today follo»'Iii g> victories In second-week games played yesterday afternoon Only two games wore played yesterday, with the other scheduled affair, Victoria vs. Blytheville belli* •'Mhed oul by Saturday iilglH'a rain. Ji, Ihe gamej plHj-fd (he Bulldogs knocked the highly-touted Number Nine outfit fro,,, the three-way first place lie In a r.m-busllng ,2 ,„ ,„ s , ugf « t at , jliu>aj „„„ ^^ tinued 1U winning ways, ItnockitiR off Hays Store of Do B wcxxl 7 tc 4 at Osceola. ~ ' ' credit for hist .BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER Billy Denton got first league victory In the Lule.s- Nuniber Nine tilt, turning In a nice* relief role after Number Nine batters had showered Lutes' ncc. John Harvey McHaffey from the mound with « 10-run outburst In the sixth inning, { Denton relieved MeHafTey cm the mound after two wore out lii Hie sixth and went on from there for his first victory. Bic Lead Vanishes Lutes opened the contest with a wild splurge In ,thc early Innings and by the time the sixth inning rolled" around, held a 9-0 lend. But Number Nine staged n comeback in the top half of the sixth after two men had been retired, pushing across 10 ruiis to take a one-run load. However, I.ulcs added n pair of nins In the .seventh and eighth frames to pull the game from the flre. Charles "Ruff" Lutes wielded the big stick lor the Bulldogs, clouting three sureties in rive trips. Lope/, O'Kane. who shivied on (tie hill fori Number Nine. led his team In the hitting department. blaslliiK H triple and n double in four trips. O'Kane. was knocked from the mound In the fifth and was relieved by Charles "Doc" Burger, who WHS the losing pitcher. Oscwl»'« father and urn mound team, .1. T. and I), dinners, coili- blned Ulrnt* for a nice performance In tubdtilnjt the Hays Htnr« nine of Norwood, In tire the Indian* their second victor?" i»f ft*e fttason. J. T. Conners opened for the Indians but gave way to his father in the ninth after the IiKllnns had "Iced" the game with a five-run outburst In the last of Ihe eighth. CSene Beard started on tlie mound for Dogwood but was relieved In the late innings by Mitchell, Mitchell was the victim of the five-run eighth frame »nd WHS charged with the loss. Ned Oreenlee led the Indians hitting attack collecting a homer, rtou- blt »nd tingle homer came In With the base* empty. Mitchell homered lor Dogwood In th« itxth with no one on and John•on E11U clouted two singles In four trip* to lead Dogwood's hitting. O««ola turned In the league's flrst triple-play k, tht fllth inning of yesterday's frame. Dogwood had runners on first and second with none out. Beard lined to Bennett, Indian ihortstop, who caught both ninn«r« napping. Ne*t week's'achedult will find os- eeoli playing nt Lutet, Number Nine «t Blytheville, and Victoria at Donwood, . Tom Ficklin of Raleigh, N. C., exhibits the largest channel bnss of the season he caught while UolliriK in North fjuro- lina's Oregon Inlet. The big fish weighed 53'.i pounds, measured 5:t'2 inches in-length and 18 inches in Kiith. jiiecLjnK R jiomer, rtou- !le in four trips. His DI-,,, J,-. D_ _. * ' In the seventh Inning! I lOV TO O6Q/H *« empty. * ^ Tuesday in 'Y' Softball Series Cotton Pickers Win From Holland, Mo. Indepedents *nw Blrthevill. Cotton Pickers Am«ric»n Legion Junior baseball t*»m, annexed the team's first victory of th« season yesterday afternoon, defeating the Holland, Mo Independents 7 to 1 In » practice ««m« »t Holland. Kennj Merrltt worked on the wound for the Cotton pickers, turn- Jn* in , three-hit performance. It *a t Merrill's first attempt this year but he displayed good form In the clinches. Jack Duclos led the Pickers' hit- Vag. banging out a triple and t*o •Ingles In four trips. His brother Alvln Duclos, clubbed out two triples in four tries and Ted Vance, » newcomer, also tallied with a sate- Hart led Holland's hitting w ith two singles In four trips. Coach James p. Fisher, manager ot the Cotton Pickers, stated this morning that the Pickers would open their season al Walker Park Sunday afternoon against the Marked Tree Legion Juniors The Blylhevllle Ys City soltba',1 League will open Its 1948 season at Walker Park tomorrow night with two gatnej; scheduled to b« played. The curtain raising tilt will be between the defending champion Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Company team mid tin Blytheville Jaycees at g o'clock with Johns' Ra- jorback fun nine meeting the Bly- thevllle Motor Company squad in the mglucap. ' J. P. Garrott, Y secretary, stated that the Walker Park diamond has been greatly improved for this season with lights added on all out- Held posts. The diamond has been made larger he said, and bleachers will be added in the near luture. He stated that league games would be played as they were last year with only a lew minor changes in the league regulations. League games will b« played on Tuesday and Thursday nights ot »ach week. The only major change hi the league regulations Is fn the time limit ot the first game. Mr. Garros said. The first game will start al 8 o'clock and must be finished by 9:30 instead of » o'clock as It wai last year. This rule nlso applies Lo tie games, he said. In the event the score is tied at the 9:30 dead line, then the game must be calicd and i.he second game started at that time. Tie gam« will be played off at a later da**, he explained. There is no rum in bay rum. First steamboat to mnke a regular sea voynge was the "Phoenix.- which steamed from Ho- bokcn to Philadelphia It, 1809 Sudbury, Central Each Win Games In Softball League Central edged Sudbury 6 to g and Yarbro trounced I.ange by 10 lo 3 In two games of the Blytheville •1 Grammar School Softball league al the Divtslon street playground Baseball Standings SOUTHERN I.KAOIJE Nashville . . Mobile . Birmingham Memphis . , Atlanta . .'.. New Orleans Little Itock Chattanooga NATIONAL, i.r./invr. w. I! H 7 Pittsburgh . ... New York Brooklyn St. Louis j Cincinnati $ Boston g Plillndclphln '.6 Chlcneo 5 AMERICAN I.EAGUF, W. L. Ctevelnnd 6 2 PhllncielphlH 7 5 St. I-ouis 5 4 New York e 5 Detroit Boston is Washington 5 Chicago 3 MISSCO LEAGUE W. L. Osceola ............... 2 0 Lules ................. 2 Q Number Nine .......... ] o Blytheville Victoria . « Dogwood o Pet. .180 .132 .625 .503 .412 .315 .313 .250 Pet. .661 .615 .538 .500 .429 .429 .429 .417 .150 .5B3 .556 .545 .462 .445 .417 .300 Pet. 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000 Citation By Three Lengths MONDAY, MAY 8, 1848 ,„,, , . ,. ^ "• "."•'•'^•' "»; iiinoi. inn.- mure man three length 1 ; hi frnnt 1; coa „ Income first Jockey ever to bring hon.e four Derby winners, coaltowi took second My R U /t th.rd ^Imues^flve and two-fifth seconds; track-sloppy. (NBA Telephoto.) ««iuesc, tnird -i_ Scientists can't produce a perfect vacuum, but they now h»v» learned to make one that U 99,999999 per cent perfect. New Theatre Manila's Finest Shorn* KVKRi NIGH I B« Opens w«k DaJ , 1:M Pil> Matinee Saturday & Sand.? Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. ConL Showing Last Time Today "RELENTLESS"' with Robert Youn* Selected Short Subject* ' mrih ' Time was Kiss For the Winning Rider Tuesday "Way Out Weir" Laurel and Ilardjr •nd Short Subject. EXTRA!, iV" Yesterday's Results SOUTIIKKX I.KAUUE <-•• Mobile 5-3, Memphis 1-2 (Second called hi sixth, darkness). New Orleans 7-1, Little Rock 4-6 Birmingham ll-o, Chntlnnoogn Nashville M-il, Atlanta 11-6 (Second called end of sixth, darkness). NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati t (second game, rain). New York 5. Boston 1. Brooklyn 9-0, Philadelphia 6-J Chicago 13, SI. Louis 4. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 4, Cleveland 2. Philadelphia 4, Washington 3 Cscc- ond game, rainl. Boston 7, New York 1. St. LouLs »t Chicago (postponed, rain). MISSCO LEAGUE Lutes 12, Number Nine 10. Osceola 7, Dogwooj) 4. Victoria at Blytherill« (wel grounds L Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile al Memphis (nighti. Atlanta at Nashville (nlghti. Birmingham at ChntlanooKa (night). New Orleans at Little Rock (night). NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Cincinnati ((light). Chicago at St. Louis. Only games scheduled. Hoderand Moody To Tangle With Riley and Keene Jack Haecr and Jack Moody, a pair of oversized meanies, will tan- Ele with Tex Rilcy and Charlie Keene in the tag match .feature of the American Legion wrestling show at the Legion Arena tonight. Hader, in old-timer in the local rin,;, was called in to substitute to Frankie Hill who vw« originally scheduled to team with Moody but will be unable to appear due to o knee injuiy received in a match m Indianapolis, inn., Tuesday iilglit. This will be Moody's first appearance here in several months. The 230-pound Tennesseean is a Stranj;- ler LAJWIS headlock specialist, and has performed, here a number u[ times. Proceeding the lag match main event the quartet of grapplers will pair off ii; two one-fall preliminary matches. Keene will tangle with Hader in the first and Riley will tackle Moody in the second. The first bout is scheduled to stait at 8:15. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday and Tuesday r / *-fr ^/*^. pre^n CLAUDETTE COLBERT ROBERT CUMMINGS DON AMECHE 1...W' HAZEL BROOKS *^^^* 1 Hiwri »n MM Mdft Fine Glenmor* whlikiej or* blended with choicest grain neutral spirits but Initiad of being bottled Immediately, "Thomp»on" h put bacV Into barrels to malt* it smooirier, taitief. Blendtd Whiskey 86 proof. The rit whisk its tt thli product are 4 yt»is at more old. 70% fraiu aeutral iplriu. Mrs. Eddie Arcnrd had a big kiss for her husband atter he rode Calumet Farm* citation to victory in 74t h Kentucky Derby to become first jockey ever to pilot four winners in the Kentucky classic. (NBA Telephoto ) IttSWWrs 7CTOWR BIENDCD WWRREY. K.S Preol AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at Washington (night). Only game scheduled. Saturday. These victories gave the winners a tie for the league leadership with two wins ench agninst no losses, while the losers have lost both their contest. 1 :. After a slow slnrl, the Sudbllry team rallied In the last two Innings to pull within a single tally of the winning Central Crimson but good defensive work cut Ihe etfort short Central, behind the one-hit pitch- I ing of LeDon Gilbert, bunched hils I to score (our runs In the opening f inning and two In the third. Stid- bury git one In the t hlrd. two in the fourth and two In the fifth. I.con Prlvclt hurled for Sudbury and gave up eight hits. Ralph Snyder's home run In the fourlh was the Green Waves only lilt, while Gilbert hammered out a home run and triple to lead his team's hitting. In the second game. Ynrbro took off In high with three runs in the first Inning, three In the second and four in the lour th but was credited with only five hits M Ihe L«n se dc fense wtnt to pieces. Walker pitched WHH ; *' innn " and llm »erf Lang's Wildcats to only (hrce hits. Billy Bimiham hurled for Lange BLVTHEVIULE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Shon- Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday l : oo p.m.; Sunday ^ n.m Last Time Today Dial 42G1 Opening 7; Starts 7:3f> 8«NDA JOrCt FlfNA VE^OUGO Also N«iv.s anil Carlnnn Tuesday ant) Wednesday nOUBLE FEATURE "WHISTLE STOP" with Ccorgc Haft :ind Ava Gardner Last Time Today "THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS" Barbara Stanwyck, Van llcflin, 1.17.1 hi*Mi Snitl Warner News Also Short. Tuesday "Queen of the Yukon" Charles Birkford and Irene Rich • Serial: "Tnv Granger" Also Shorts BLYTHEVJLLE LEGION ARENA LOWEST ADMISSION 1'RICK ANWY d *.,, on Sa* a, ,he ,, K it,n Arena from 6 rKvon- Monday Monday, May 3 ADULTS 15c — CHILDRKN 15c KOX SBATS.15C KXTRA (Tax Included) TAG MATCH- JACK HADER and JACK MOODY versus T %. i a M» CHARLIE KEENE and TEX RII.EY ALSO 2 1-FALL. 30-MINUTE MATCHES HADER v $. KEENE RILEY vs. MOODY Read Courier News Want Ads. 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