The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 5, 1948
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' r*c;« BIGHT Kiddie League Grid Title Won jfly Sudbury's Green Wave With 'perfect Record for the Season [ Sudbury'J gallopuif Own W»v«« walked over IJII B «'I Wildcat* M JU « In their final game of the ie«son at Hxlej- FWd yesterday affcrnoon ito claim th« 1M« championship of the Chlckaiivw Athletio Club's «ram- mar school football league. • And iu a preliminary «rent, (lie [Fighting Irish o( Catholic turned iback Central's Crimson Tide to cop '•econd plau honort. Yeiterday'i ; double-header officially ended the ilMI seaaon. J Yesterday's win was the third for ,the Gfeemes giving them a perfect 'record for the season. Th« Flgtil- • |inf Irish ended the »easou with a ,'record of two wins aealiul a single .I|OM for league runner-up honors, •Lange finished third with one vic- Jtorjr against two losses and Central rwas last with a record of nothing and three. ! <J«««a Wai* Showi fowrr 1 Quarterback Ralph StiJ'der and 'fullback Bob Children were the bl; gun* oi the Green Wave* 1 offensive attack. Working behind a strong forward wall. Snydcr and Children* . accounted lor two ot Sudbury's tfour touchdowns and two extra 'points. Mallback Norbttt Blnnken- Iship tallied one'touthdown acid end iDrewy O'Dcll scored once on R pass : from Snyder. • The flrsl touchdown cume sliort- ' ly after tli€ opening kickoff Snyder r racing. io yards to score as tlio {climax of a triple reverse. Childress ,- plowed over guard for the extra ; point. [ The Greenies scored again in the ; closing minutes of the first period ! when Childress raced 20 yards around end to pay dirl. Th« third .touchdown came in the third period with Blankenslifp plowing over : guard from the one-yard line af- ;ter recovering a Lange fumble, and . th« fourth came in the last period >on a 30-yard', pass from Snyder to O'Dell who went over standing up. . Extra Welsh! a Faclur ! Ttie extra weight packed by the ; Green Waves was the big difference ;ln th« two teams. Tlielr big wor- '. ward wall pounded huge holes In \ the Wildcat line and on defense I broke through to upset the Lan;je i offensive attack. ; Lange's line, though smaller in •tize. made up for the difference ui light. The Tide forward wall look'. ed good at times with guards Jodie "Hull aJid Gene Boyd spearheading Lange'.s defense. In th« Catholic-Central fracas. II /' ira* another case of too much ; brawn. Th« big Catholic backs Molormen Win Softball Games Play Gets Under Way ln'Blyth«Yill«"Y" On Soggy Field Sullivan-Nelson dicvrolrl. and Ihe Blylheville Motor Company won opening games In the Blythevllle Y's City Softball League at. the Walker Park diamond last nlRht, Sullivan-Nelson drubbing die Jaycee s 28 Io 3 In the first game and •BIythcvIHe hfolor trctmclng the Ra/.orback Inn nine n to 6 In the nightcap. Wet grounds cased the poslpone- mcnl of the games curly yester- ! clny but after considerable work on the diamond, J. p. Cinrrott, Y sec- iclary, cnlln] the games K.I scheduled. Desplle Hie work on Hie diamond, the games were played on a soggy infield, and puddles stood in the onlfield. The defending champion Sullivan-Nelson loam opened Its onslaught In the first Inning by pushing ncro.« three rutis on two htti. From there on It. was a Held day as Ihe Chevrolet baiters pounded Jaycc-e hurler A. G. Mosley for 23 safeties including homers by Hicks and 1)111 DcLong. Brothers Harvey and Tom Dorrls ""tied a 10 to 4 victory. The Bcavs shared mound duties for Sullivan-1 thereby flubbed Ilielr big chance Nelson and allowed Ihe Jnycees to lie the Nashville Vols In first BLrnnsYiLLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEW* Fastest Humans BriggslHurls Chicks to 10-4 Win Over Mobile; Crackers Stop Vols 9 to 2 B.v^ Gene I'aUcrcon UnllKl I'rcM Spurts Writer ATLANTA, On., May 4. (Up) _ Young Bill Hrlges, the Mem])tiis Chicks' southpaw, Is doing all right for a pitcher newly come to the Southern Association. The 21->ear-o!d hurler Kiwanians Arrange Special Softball Show Ihe Chicks this yeir. And last night lie raicd back and fogged the ball past Ihe Mobile Bears. He took home i four-hlller and Ihe Chicfci Kiwiuils "Splollerheads" will Inlmrl "' CKt thc B| J'U»:vi]lc High School : ,, a ,t '.'Si!™ 1 ??..^" 0 .^""'^" I" a benefit ?nly three singles. The game was called at the end of Ihe fifth Inning due Io. the 9:30 time limit. Molonnen Win Ka-flly In the second game Ihe Blythe- vllle Motor Company witnessed little difficulty In gelling by the na- zorbacks The Motormen opened Ihe scoring In the second Inning Inlly- Ing U'o runs on two bits mirt coasted on from there to victory. Ted Fisher opened on the mound for the victors but gave way to L. W. Fil/.hugh In the sixth inning had touched htm for four runs on three nil*. Filrfuigh gave up two runs In the sixth and retired Ihe ) — •— .— . —o ;— --— Jims m LUC 31x111 ana renrc( proved the difference here as they s | de | n order In Ihe seventh. |broke IOOM for long ualna lime tVf- I Bilce Latham and Day homered ter time. • I j or t he Razorbacks. botli with one I Catholic »cor»d one* in the second .man on. Latham's fotlr-liazger cnme 'and once in tin lourth-perlorts wilh'in tjie fourth frame and Day's in [quarterback Haskell Bauglnunn ac- the fifth. ttountmg for bolh tallies on sueako •from the one-yard line. Hallbartc * Harvey Henson set up both louch- t downs oft end sweeps from tin vl- 'clnity of the 30-yard line. | Paced by a hard fighting line, the i Crimson Tide fought back but in tvain. Ouarda Billy Michael and J Jerry Nail aud tackle Swift, spark- plugged the Tide defense breaking through the Irish forward wall cou- •tantly. ' Starting Lineups I ' Play in the league will be resumed Thursday night with Ark- Mo power Company playing Phil- , lips Motor Company at 8 o'clock and Coca Cola meeting Hays Store at 9:30. Cmthoile White O. Copped«< Casaidy Duvan K. Cooped** J. Meiison Baughman Prentice H, Hensoa Garner • H»y Hoppe-r Gilbow ," Privett * Birmingham Jonas ' O'Dell i Snyder Blankenship , Peterson Children PH. LK LT La O KO RT RE QB HB JIB LE LT LQ C RO RT US QB HB HB PB Ceniral McCuIlom Cobb Michael t Fisher Nail Swift Hall Graham Hodne Lum Gilbert Conerly J. Hill Hall Nelson Boyd • Winks McDermptt LashbroOKC Burnhani B. Hill Richardson ' Jockey Club Bars Sande ! For Doping of Horses 1 NEW YORK, May 5. (OP)—Earl Sand« today was barred from New _ York race tracks for 60 days (or , the alleged doping of one of his . ; The action by the Metropolitan JocVey Club cume on the heels of the famed ex-Jockey's arrest Monday on a federal charge of possessing narcotics. Saude'n foreman, Eugene Donaldson and one of Ms grooms. Fran- cl.i Booth, received 30-day suspensions. Sande had admitted he ordered the foreman to give the horse a shot of "kola" but only lor a workout. Read Courier News Want Ads. plncc. And tlml brings up the subject of how Carl Lindquist on llic Atlanta mound tninccl the fcivinciblc Vols last nmht with eight nils while the Crackers romped Io a 9-2 win. Llndqulsl got bricking. The Crackers hopped on Art Cuccurullo and three reliefers for 14 lilt.s, including Socko Stockwell's seventh Inning homer with one on. Forrest Burgess |»led a lour- bagger also. His cnmc in thc eighth with none on. Bnronc \Vhlp Lookouts So loday Nashville still sat one game up on Mobile and the rest of the loop tagged behind. Tiie Memphis win didn't move the fourth-plnce Chicks tiny closer Io Birmingham's third place because the Barons bore down and beat ChnUanooga 8 to 6. Birmingham hustled in five runs in thc seventh, including a circuit cloul by James Motion with the bags empty. Clarence Difanl ho. mercti in the ninth for the Look- ouls, but too late to do much good towaru winning the game. In Little Rock, the New Orleans Pelicans made things rough for the Pebbles' ace pitcher, Len Perme. He lasted 'until the. eighth. But not even Ben Cantrell's .homer with two aboard in that inning could .we Ihe Travelers from an 8-4 licking. ' Mist telephone Installed In Ihe White House was In IBflO during the administration of President Rutherford H. Hayes. . tilt on the Walker Park diamond tonight nt 8 o'clock. The "Splatterlieads" is an all male team composed of members of the Blythevllle Klwanis Club and the 'Educated Ignoramuses" Is a team of women teachers from Blytheville High School. The Klwanis team will be uniformed in women's attire while the "Ignoramuses" will be dressed as men. Proceeds of the game are to go into n fund to send delegates of the KlH'anls Club to the national convention to be held In California this Summer. A committee of three judges will be,on hand Io choose a Softball queen from the Kiwanls team anc a king from royal couple wilt reign over the game. T. p. "Doc" Dean Blytheville "Y" fogies Win 5-1 From Cardinals their best games of the Athletics Thump Indians 8 to 6 On Joost's Tenth Inning Homer By Carl I.uodqnitt l«d Preaa SporU NEW YORK, May, 5. (UP)-At »s a man doesn't get burned up very often, especially tt mellow fellow like Connie Mack of the Athletics, P ut Just Ihe same Jt appeared today lhat he was out to show that young man, Lou Boudreau of the Indians lhat not to say and when not to Sa i lt I., ! Birmingham Ukeable Lou, previously famed as,Memphis . .. the inventor of Ted Williams' shift I Atlanta . .. or the 'Boudreau blockade," now New Orleans has come up with something a Little Rock whew* two-run homer In the 10th gave the A's an I to 8 victory over the Indiana. • for little less desirable—at least htm—the "Boudreau backfire. ™ B ° U , <Jre .f u ' cnort "ng » bit over Cleveland's early season successes In which the Tribe moved Into first Baseball Standing* SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. U Pet. Nashville 12 < .750 Mob»e n s . 6g8 11 « .647 10 7 .588 8 11 ,»21 . 1 10 .412 „ - 5.12 .294 Chattanooga 4 13 .235 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. , MAY B, 1948 U.S. Sends Seven Women Golf Stats to England NEW YORK, May S. (UP>—Tht seven-player u. s. Curtis Cup team was due to leave today aboard the Mauretanla for England for a renewal of the International women's golf matches May 21-22. Captained by Mrs. Edwin H. V*rf Ji I Jr., of Merlon, Pa., the team ifT i composed of Louise Suggs of ly- thia Springs, Ga., Dorothy Kirby of Atlanla, Dorothy Klelly ot Los Angeles, Grace Lenczyk of Ncwlng- ton, ,Conn., Mrs. Julius A. Page, Jr., of Chapel Hill, N. C. and Polly Rlley of Port Worth, Tex. ( The Curtis Cup matches at Blrk- dals, England, will be the first since 1938. Pittsburgh Place with a string of triumphs N «w York over the Browns. White Sox and ' St. Louis Tigers, said that tills season the Brooklyn Indians would try to fatten up on Boston the so-called weaker clubs. ..V nf ,°. r tunately. he included the Athletics In the weaker category and so Mack's bustling boys were f±.. y , anrt wa| t'ng for the Indians defeated the Cardinals 15 to the Division street diamond terday afternoon. Captain Mel Hay, pitching yes- for , the Eagles held the Cards to three Inking on the Indians for the first ti me tills year, the A's won a bitterly fought game, 8 to 8, in the loth yesterday when Eddie Joost broke it up with a two-run homer. Eddie Robinson got a Cleveland homer. U was Philadelphia's ; fourth straight victory and it was : credjted to rookie Lo u Brlssie, who iw-on his first game since ooenfng day when he heat the Red Sox. Bosox Trample Timers The Red Sox. moving slowly but apparently surely, achieved the respectability of a .500 percentage for ..... Philadelphia Cincinnati- Chicago 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE BLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY hlls over the "seven inning" route! the first time when they topped and was give,, excellent support by • 'he Tigers, 6 to 3 at Boston for ns teammates, who rapped out is'their third straight. Dave (Boo) Tl,e g Fl"l I>POSl i' 8 , PitChers - | Perrlss thoush rlmoved after s °x coenL frlm SC ° re H Sll L n '" s '" -H ln 1 tngs tw * Ptaeh-hltter. was the tl^ ,err,nri ?r R " d , acldCd four ! " VIctor » n rt showed flashes of the tic second otf Arlhur Snodgrasl form which made him -the ace of wno was replaced by Donald Bold-1 Boston's-1946 pennant team hi L i . ' Tlle Cards helped! Pran * Shea went the route for me Meies cause with occasion;! the Yankees for the first time, doling out but four hits in a 6 to 1 triumph over the Browns at New York. • The St. Louis Cardinals showed more than a little life at the plate In handing Brooklyn a 5 to 4 lacing In a night game which marked the May 5. (UP) first meeting of the two teams this errors in defensive play. Travelers Buy Catcher from Memphis Chicks Cleveland . Philadelphia New York . Boston St. Louis . . Detroit . Washington Chicago . .. W. L. PC; .667 .615 .583 .500 .500 .429 .417 .300 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 10, Mobile 4. Birmingham 8, Chattanooga 6. New Orleans 8, Little Rock 4. Atlanta 9, Nashville 2. NATIONAL XEAGIJE St. Louis 5, Brooklyn 4. Boston at Pittsburgh (rain). Philadelphia at Chicago (rain). Only games. • Show Sjarls Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.: Sunday 2 p.m. Tonight j DOUBLE FEATURE "WHISTLE STOP" '^ *ith George Raft and Ava Gardner ..... ° ..-.n-i mid me re.e ^.J^.,,, 5 ,^. 0 . 0 , 1 - 1 "/. ™ s o«»I«=l'ler and. .'pllchcr. —The Little Rock Travelers todav announced the purchase of anoth'- a=her nnd the release of an will . master of ceremonies at the gnme and will give a play by play description of the tilt over a public address system. The B!ythevllle High School band will furnish music and special entertainment. The new man was Ralph McNalr I purchased from the Memphis' serve asj chicks. He batted .393 in 33 games llll C.ninnl FT,- il.~ f^l^'.i . . 6<»lll(.A Miss/xs/ppion to Take El Dorado Coaching Job EL DORADO. Ark.. May 5. CUP) T—II. C. Jenkins of Clortcsrtale, Miss . will report here June 1 to assume' his duties as head football coach at i El Doiado High School, He was I named to succeed Guy B. Hays. Hays resigned to join the Louisiana ; State University coaching staff. i The Ei Dorado School Board i> ' now looking for an o-ssistnut football ' coach nnrt head basketball coach to i .succeed Deivcy BJackK-ood, who re- • signed last week. ; . . lor the Chicks last year. Don Myers, who lios seen no action. and pitcher Hugh Orphan were released. Two other players purchased recently from the St. Louis Browi-s .sysiem-pHcher Martin Stuart aM outfielder Jim Matthews— have reported to the Travelers. Reari Courier News Want Ads. ', Read Courier News Want Ads. 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Washington and Chicago played a five-Inning 3 to 3 tie before rain slopped them'In a night American League tilt, Yesterday's star — Eddie' Joost, AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 8, Cleveland 5 (10 Innings). Boston 6, Detroit 3. New York 6, St. Louis 1. Chicago at Washington (rain). Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: New Orleans at Memphis. Chattanooga at Atlanta (2). Mobile at Little Rock. N«ihville at Birmingham. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at St. Louis. New York »t Cincinnati. Philadelphia at Chicago. AMERICAN LEAGUE Bt. Louis at New York. Detroit at Boslon. Cleveland at Philadelphia. Chicago at Washington, night. Read Courier News Want Ads. » CCTWM ncrasj j Also Cartoon Thursday '_& Friday (Double feature) sssas-siB fay YWfo YES, we like your Plymouth and we knoy? what your Plymouth l.kes. That's why we want the chanct to help keep it in excellent condition. . Bring your Plymouth to us - NOW - and our trained, experienced mechanics will give it * careful, thorough check-up. Then, if repair service is needed, it will bt don« by preciie Plymouth factory-approved methods. Remember, the man who know* your Plymouth best is tht man who can service it best. GOOD SERVICE KiffS THtM GKfATl ELMER STON1 Shop Foreman , P. T. HANEY Servict Manager 217 South Sewnd Blylheville Motor Co. PhoiM 4422 Also Cartoon RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "THE GANGSTER" with Barry Sullivan and Belli* News and Cartooa Dial 4261 Opening 7; SUrts 7:30 Wednesday & Thursday "The Scorching Wind" with Robert Young, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards Warner New* Also Short* New Theatre Manila's Finest • f Show« EVER* SIGHT " Box Opens Week Dayn 7:t* p.n> Katlnee S»tord«T * S«nd«j Sal-Sin. 1 p.m. Cent Showing Wednesday A Thursday "IF WINTER COMES" Wnlter Pidreon * Deborrah Ker» Aba Selected Short* Friday "DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK" with CliadtlU Colbert Selected Shorts

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