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MOB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Allie Reynolds Checks Indians For Fifth Straight Win; Bosox Thump Chicago to End Slump By Carl Iqndqnlst (Italic* frrtf Sport* Writer) ! - NKW YORK, May 12. (UP)—Winning 30 games in * season Is in •mbiUotu chore, one unaccomplished tince Dizzy Dean turned the trick with > 30-7 record on the 1934 Cardinal staff, and Indian Allle Reynolds wasn't optimistic today about coming up with such a record with the Yankew. / "A guy would have to go every fourth day, rain or shine, and then he would have to be lucky," Reynolds said. "Of course I have been lucky to far." + But Reynolds, who won't be used •very other day In relief u Dean vu in 1934, still looks like he night be • good bet to come close to Dizzy's mark. And he will get the luck that he insist.-; Is part of the deal If the Yankees keep backing him up as they did yesterday In their 4 to 1 triumph over the Cleveland Indians, in that game Reynolds scored his fifth straight win to build up his record as top pitcher In the majors. He was good, but he was also lucky as he scattered nine hits and would have had a shutout but for Ken Keltner's fourth Inning homer, a homer which by the way, was Keltner's 10th of the season, putting him ahead of Babe Ruth't 1927 record-setting season. Ruth, who got his unequalled 60 homers In that year, didn't get his !0th homer then until May 22. Red Sox Pound Chicago Reynolds, fit his - present pace, ' could stnrl 40 or more games and If he keeps up without Interruption, might make that magic 30- game mark. The Red Sox got squared around »t the expense of the laggnrdly White Sox, breaking a five game losing streak with nn 8 to 0 victory In which Jack Kramer pitched six- hit ball and gave no walks and Vernon Stephens hit two homers. Bobby Doerr also lilt a homer. The Philadelphia Athletic* re'-. gained the American League lead under the lights at Philadelphia I with an' H-lnnlng 3 to 2 victory ] over the Browns, the ninth win in a row for the A's. But victory didn't come gloriously. Pete Sutler's walk with the bases loaded forced in Ferrij Fain with the winning run. Tigers 4, Washlniton 1 In the other night game, Vic Wertz' two triples gave Detroit a 4 to 1 'decision over Washington •at Washington. ., The Phils, made It. three In a row over the Reds at Cincinnati, mainly due to the efforts of Del Ennls who hit a homer, two doubles and a single In a 4 to 3 triumph. It marked the fifth straight IOM lor the Reds who went deeper . into the National League cellar. ' Belief pitcher Ed Hcusscr, third of : three Phllly pitchers, was the vic: tor. New York at Chicago and Boston at St. Louis In the National were rained out. • * * 1 Yesterday's Star—Del Ennls ot ; the Phil*, who hit » homer, two • .dOMglea and a single In a 4 to 3 Victory over the Reds. Salmagundi Doubtful As Preakness Starter BALTIMORE, May 12. (UP)— William Helli' Salmagundi popped up today as the latest question Motormen Win Two in a Row Defending Champs In Softball League Suffer 7-6 Defeat The Blytheville Motor Company Motormen became the first team to annex two straight victories In the Blytheville Y's City Softball League when they pounded out a 7 to 8 victory over the defending champion Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet outfit In a league fracas last night. The contest was limited to Vols Edge Chicles 6-5 on Workman's Homer; Pebs Down Lookouts 5-4 WEDNESDAY. MAY 12, 1948 Arkansas U. Graduates Plan Dinner By Gen* FiUerun «*((Jailed rnu SporU Writer) ATLANTA, Ga., May 11. (UP) — Charley Workman ought to writ* a letter to the major leagues that shunted him down. And he ought to point out, ojf-handed like, that he has batted In more than one and a half ruiu per game for the , _, Nashville Vols this year. I pians » re being completed for a The right-handed outfielder who I <""""' ""'In* the Blytheville hlU left-handed poled a homer at,"' 1 '. 1 .?' the Arkansas Alumni As- Sulphur Dell last night with two aboard. That sunk Memphis « to B and towed the Vols to a one and one-half game lead in the Southern Association. Workman U earning his wages, sfx i He leads the league Jn runs batted unit of the soclatlon to honor Dr. Lewis Web- 'ster Jones, president of the University of Arkansas who will speak mirk in the fast diminishing Held I the trick. The Motormen came to fftr Qof itr/lait'i- DVABVHAF. I »_ _ i i.. .• . . . .. ' *•"•*"' •f* Innings due to the 9:30 time limit! in with a lusty 38, and his home- and two runs on three consecutive | run hitting 1« pushing the pace of hit« In the last of the sixth did i his muscular teammate, Charley for Saturday's If Salmagundi goes, It'll probably be a five horse field. If not, then four are due to start. Oilman Hells said last night he was still undetermined about running his Santa Anita Derby winner In the plmllco classic Saturday, even though Salmagundi looked bat In the last of the sixth trail ing 6 to 5 with less than five minute* to go before the 8:30 deadline land with only one out. pushed across the two winning runs. Wayne Dill opened the rally «*»h a double 10 right field, Ted Fisher, the Motormen's pitcher, scored Dill with a sharp single to center and mighty good In winning the Dela- | second baseman Bill Wilson doubled ware Township purs* at Garden j to right scoring Fisher' with the State yesterday. ' • Without the Hells horse, the field probably will consist of Cltat';n, Vovard, Vulcan's Forge and BeUer Self now that Coaltown, Escadru and Mount Marcy have been withdrawn. Standing SOUTHERN LEAGUE .108 W. L. Pet, Nashville ........... 17 Birmingham ......... 16 Mobile .............. 14 Memphis ........... 12 Atlanta ............. 13 New Orleans ......... 10 Little Rock .......... 9 Chattanooga ....... 8 winning tally. Fisher pitched all the way for the Motormen nnd got credit for his s::ond straight victory, yielding only eight hits. Harold Ward opened on the mound for Sullivan-Nelson but was relieved In the fourth by Harvey Dorrls. Dorrls was charged with the loss. at the Blytheville high school commencement exercise May 28, Leroy Huddleston, president of the association announced today. This chapter of the association Gilbert. Workman has hit six four- baggerj, two of them with the bases lull. That pair combined with the Vols' I standing firepower ly \ ruined oil- posing pitching, . including Bob Schultz' effort for the Chicks last evening. Jean Dalvson won for Nashville even though Pete Mallory had to take over during a two- run Memphis rally In the ninth. Barons Lo*« to New Orleanx The Birmingham- Barons staggered backward In the second- place slot after losing a weird game to New Orleans, 2 to 1. The Peli- cnns got only two lilts off 41 Lani- flcchla and three reliefers, while their own hurler, Randy Heflin, got knocked for eight. But the Pelicans managed tingle has not been completely organized and the officers fee) that this will make it posible for the alumni to get acquainted with each other, and I Dj Jones. The dinner will be served In the Pete Burnham, Sullivan-Nelson's! tallies In the first and eighth while skipper, was spiked three or four places about the leg by Charles Walker, Motormen third baseman, Baron hitters died on base. New Orleans won on two hits. Today it's tough all over for first • 6 *0 ! on a close play at third in the first | division teams. Mobile also got .009 J inning, but remained In the game. I trampled last night, by Atlanta, First Christian Church at 5:30 May 28, and those planning to attend have been asked to make reservations with Mrss Dick White at 1034 West Walnut Street before May 15. Overtoil'* Condition Remains Unchanged WASHINGTON, May 12. (UP) — The condition of Sen. John H. Ov- crlon, D., La., was reported unchanged today at the Bethcsda, Md., Naval Hospital. Wallace Backers and Anti-Red Vets' Group Battle Over Film NEW YORK, May 12. (UP) _ „ noting crowd of H,000 Henry Wallace supporters and 3,000 anti-Com- Munlsts was broken-up by club- swinging police early today as they milled about a midtown theater which has scheduled the film, "The :rCn ' A crowds of sympathies from the Wallace rally. A group of l.COO lined up along the street chanting: "One, two, three, four—we don't want another war." A second and slightly larger croup lined up along another street Th. h,,n r iv, ^ 'shouting: "Keep aw»y from Fascist The bulk of the crowd marched i IUnu!" rallv -| R °M y HT h * ate = fr ° m a ma5S| ^Ming broke out shortly after Sst ntihr uhf" .^Tvf, J ° arden ; m ""»e"«' «"<» women pickcis last night where the third party j smashing purses over the heads of nroc Fetter .""e «•• t ^nif i ju i ---£ 5 ""'""at,, "ad d "th COM wa]'' t w me CW!Q w»r. Open * "* rlvals and men »w"HHn» their fislv * M - " '< Med lnl ° lhe ..... Hawks Defeat Cardinals In 'Y' Softball Contest The Hawks maintained their lead in the Blytheville Y Junior High Softball League yecterday afternoon with a 16 to 7 victory' over the Cardinals on the Division Street Playground diamond. The Hawks rapped out nine hlti, off the combined deliveries <W Snodgross with two triples and '« single was the leading hitter. Read Courier Newi Want Adi. difficulty between (he United State* | crowd forcing the rival groups down | of America and the Union of Daily picketing of 'the movie, which Is based on the life story of i gor Oouzenko, t cipher clerk in the Russian embassy at Ottawa wno helped Canadian authorities smash a Comummst spy ring. Some 1.600 anti-Communist Cath- A hospital spokesman said Over- " 1m>s P roduc «rs, in New York' Sulon hid a "comfortable night." The '• pr . e ™ f Court on behalf of four not- '12-year-old legislator underwent a serious abdominal operation last At the Madison Square Garden rally, where both Wallace and his third party running mate, Sen. Glen Taylor of Idaho, spoke, some 13,000 persons paid »55,000 to hear Wallace praise the exchange of -. — «...«v v«v.ii- notes between UjS. Ambassador olio War Veterans showed up ai the ' Walter Bedell Smith and Russian theater to protest the presence of | Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov. the pro-Russian pickets. Fist fights He sal(1 "the whole world was heart- bio<« out between the opposing ; ened" by them, groups and 100 patrolmen spear- I The former vice president read T headed by mounted police dashed j ! °»S "fpen letter" to Soviet Preminto the crowd and broke-up the! ier Joseph Stalin in which he said demonstration. Five persons were "there is no misunderstanding or srrested and charged with disorderly conduct. In another move to prevent show- I ing of the picture, which begins to- j tlay, an attorney sought an injunction against 20th Century Fox the settled by force or fear and there is no difference which cannot b« settled by peaceful, hopeful negotiations." week. He is in serious condition. .500 .484 .417 .375 .308 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 10 New York i: Pittsburgh 11 Philadelphia 10 Brooklyn 9 Boston . ., 9 Chicago 7 Cincinnati 7 AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 13 5 Cleveland 11 5 New York 12 6 aWshington '.. p 10 St. Louis 6 9 Boston tlcago ' American Women Golfers to Enter British Tourney . LONDON, May 1J. (UP)—Polly StUey of Fort Worth, Tex., today • drew the toughest starting assignment of the 10 Americans due to . compete for the' British women's • amateur golf championship beginning May 31. •. ; Miss Rliey was matched in tho first round against Mrs. Val Reddan an Irish matron who is a member of the British Curtis Cup . team this year. Tne Americans seeking the title von by Denver's Bibe Didrikson Zaharias last year were due -here today aboard the liner Mauretania. Included were the nine members of the TJ.S. Curtis Cup squad -which meets the Britishers May 21-22 for the first time since 1938. ' In addition to Miss RUey, the : Americans listed in the British Amateur pairings were Mrs. Edwin '; Vare of Merlon, Pa., Peggy Kirk of Knrliay, O., Grace Lenczyk of New- Ington, Conn., Ann Cos grove of -Pinehurst, N.C., Dorothy Kirby of Atlanta, Jean Hopkins of Lakewood. O., Louise Suggs of Lithia Springs, Ga., Dorothy Kielty of Long Beach, Cal.. and Mrs.-Estelle Lawson Page of Greesboro, N. C. All are members of the Curtis Cup Team except Misses Hopkins and Kirh, who are alternates, Mrs. . Vare, non-playing captain and Miss Cosgrove, who is not on the squad . »t all. .722 .688 .607 AH .400 8 1 .421 S 12 .429 3 13 -188 Jayeces Trounce Phillips III last nlgiu's second contest the Jaycees swarmed flown on the luckless Phillips Motor Company team, winning their first game of the season by a 10 to 6 count. The Jaycees Jumped to an early lead, getting to Phillips' hurler Bill Baker for three runs on four hits In the first two Innings. They added three more m the fourth, one in the fifth and three In the sixth, blasting Baker from the mound in the sixth frame. Dick j Roark relieved Baker and finished ' the game. A. Q. Mosley hurled for r the Jaycees giving up seven hits. Two games are on tp.b for tonight, a make-up of a rained out contest between the Hays Store Grocers i and the Coca Cola Bottlers, nnd I a practice tilt between Sam Johns' Yesterdav's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games; Nashville 6, Memphis 5. Atlanta 12, Mobile 7. New Orleans 2, Birmingham 1. Little Rock 5, Chattanooga 4. NATIONAL LEAGUE • Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 3. Boston at St. Louis, rain. New York at Chicago, rain. Only games scheduled. Razorbacks and waiters. the Ark-Mo Kilo- AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 8, Chicago 0. New York 4, Cleveland 1. Philadelphia 3, St. Louis 1 (11 Innings). Detroit 4, Washington 1. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE (All night games) Memphis at Chattanooga. Little Rock at Nashville. Birmingrlam at Mobile. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boeton at Chicago. New York at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at Cincinnati, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Boston. St. Louis at Philadelphia, night Detroit at Washington, night. Cleveland at New York, night. Read Courier News Want Ads. Tne record, set In 1937, is 1,402 entries. "More than 450 golfers have entered so far," Dey said, "and we expect more than that number to come In on the last two days before the deadline May 17." Sectional qualifying will start May !5 at Honolulu to be followed up with the Los Angeles sectional May 27-28 and 27 oihers starting June 2. The 48th National Open will start June 10. Record Field Expected For National Open NEW YORK, May 12. (UP)—A possible record field of entries for the National Open Golf Tourna- • ment at Los Angeles was foreseen yesterday by joe Dey, secretary of the U. S. Golf Association. few Theatre Manila's Finest Bhvm EVERY NIGHT B.I Oyaa Week Daji 7:M V m Matfawe S»Unlaj A Sand*, •»^-*"»- ' *»• Coirt. Sbowtaj Wednesday &.Thursday "Alwo,y» Together" wtth J»T*« KenMNU, lUbett HntUa . »»* Selected Sh*rU Friday "California Firebrands" wtth Attendance In Southern League Soars NEW ORLEANS, May^U, (UP)— If Southern Association baseball clubs continue to lure fans into ',heir ball parks at the present rate, the league will smash the attendance record.it set In 1947. •> League president Charlie Hurth fiald today that attendance figures 'or games played through May 8 were 38.138 above those over the same stretch in 1947. Last year an all-time high was set iu the Southern Association when 2.180,344 paid admissions clicked through the turnstiles, even though Mobile and New Orleans made it a two-team race all the way. Ot the four clubs which have shown an increase in attendance, Hurth said the Birmingham Barons Ate selling a "Killing pace." 'Drawing at a faster pace than ever before in league history, the Barons. If they continue their present gait, will easily pnss the former club high of 404.SH4 set last year by Atlinia," Hurth said. "In fact, it is highly possible that the Birmingham Barons may be the first club in the league to pass the 503,000 mark." No '.ess than 103,038 fans have paid tc, see the first" 15 games in Birmingham, now the domain of ftcd Walters, who was manager of 'he new Orleans Pelicans last year. Other teams which have shown F.n increase in fan interest are the Mempni.s Chicks, the home-run happy Nashville Vols and the Mobile Bears, the 1947 pennant winner. Hurth said manager Jack Onslow has done a "fine job" with the Memphis team, which has attracted 19.376 more fans than during the same period In 1947. In only six home appearances, Larry Gilbert's Nashville Vols have whose rookie Mason Leeper stead- led down to pitch a clean nine- hitter. The Crackers won 12 to 7. They knocked started Pete Wojie oft the Bear hill In the sixth. Mobile's next pitcher, Reuben Melton, served a hard one to Ernie Logan in the seventh and the Cracker outfielder belted It out of the park with one on. Joe Smokko finished for Mobile. Pebs Beat Lookouts Chattanooga held the cellar today after taking a 5-4 cuffing from its nearest neighbor In the standings list. Little Rock. The Pebbles' Al Plechota let the Lookouts down on seven hits. Larry Drake and "Muscle" Shoals hom- ered late in the game for Chattanooga but both connected with the Sags empty. This is shuffle day In the loop. Tonight Birmingham plays at Mobile, Little Rock at Nashville and Memphis at Chattanooga. .Atlanta and New Orleans rest. peacetime pursuits without hampering the defense needs of the country. He said it could not be answered at this time how much atomic fuel would be allocated for peacetime constructive purposes, and how much for the military. e<i Russian composers who charge, their np.mes and music are used in the film without their permission. The Catholic War Veterans were the first to appear at the theater. They organized a marching picket line, many carrying signs praising ihe motion picture. Then . picketing ivas begun by leftists led by City Councilman Eugene Connolly, New York labor party chief. They were augmented oy Production Cost Drop In Atom Plant Shown SHAWNEE - ON - DELAWARE, Pa.. May 12—(UP)—A drop in the production cost of Carbon 14 from $1.000,000 per millicurie to »50 at the Oak Ridge Atomic Energy Cen- i ter was shown yesterday by C. Rogers McCulough of the Mon- ! santo Chemical Co. i In an address before the Nation- criticized the "unnecessary secrecy" j surrounding atomic energy projects, saying It went "far beyond that exercised in other countries." ' McCullough cited the low cost of' Carbon 14 production In saying he believed there was suficient uranium on hand to permit a start on upped attendance by 18.528, while Mobile shows an increase of 4,950. The clubs which are "poison" at the ticket office are the New Orleans Pels, the Atlanta Crackers, the Chattanooga Lookouts and the Little Rock Travelers. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "CAMPUS SLEUTHS" •with Freddie Stewart and June Preisstr ISews and Comedy Wanted Immediately! AUTO and TRACTOR MECHANICS New House Available to Right Man -Must Be Experienced- Good Salary-Good Working Conditions POOLE MOTOR Co. Phone Steele 49 than just a slogan If means Hiat fine Glenmcu* *rhiiki«» or* bUnd»d with choicest grgin neutral spirits but Instead of being bottled Immediately, "Thompson" »i put back into borreli to make H smoother, tastier. Blended Whiskey SSI .Uhl [ Its in this pro- I are 4 years or \ Roclr, Xrkansasneutral splri'ts." 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