The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 13, 1948 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 13, 1948
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TWK.W BLYTireYTLLM COU1IER Donnelly Silences Pittsburgh's Booming Bats, Blanks Bucs 5-0; fiosox Win on Doerr' s Homer By O»»l lr*Jl*rf Free* *p*rt* Writer May It. C0.P.)—Baseball's new "Philadelphia Story" •nitraty br Connie Muck after all—It seems B«n . vanit to be •o-author. .Jti» PhUi, Ilk* ttie Athletlci, are flying high these aclys and though **r "**i don't figure a* serious pennant contenders, the vast rebuilding ttiac was started when chapman became manager in 194s is •o pajr off. 4- ^ v a^uit, ^h^ y rL W ° P !T" °!f wl """'K » { o « as Hoot Ever* and !St,£^: ^ £ f^T J ',' rtd and Jl "> 0iiUaw U;Ul « i '« <»«* >•"'« eausner Andy Semlnlck, who were apiece. Detroit pitcher Hal Newhou- 7 ,!L n I U>0 over ss mana - scr was batted out for the fifth «er, Chapman said. "We had to straight lime. *> a lot of trading with other clubs wit* UM players In our own farm U'stoB began to develop. But I think eventually that we'll be gct- Unf plenty of young stars without having to go out and buy them." Chapman's oddly-assorted crew of kid* and oldsters won Its fourth »lra<«rit game yesterday and UK sixth victory in its last eight s(ni| *hen Sylvester (Bllx) Donnelly, ttic JllUt Cardinal casloff, pitched a three-hrt t to 0 shutout over the Pirates at Pittsburgh. It was the first time his year that Hie belt- Ing Buc» had been shut out- Rookie* Look Good The offensive puch was supplied in the main by rookie otitllelders Richie Ashburn and John Blnlnlk. who got seven of Phllly's 13 hits. Chapman, who made a daring move •with Bldtnlk by using him in plnce of last year's major league batting king, Harry Walker, who lias- nt been hitting, s «w It pay off when the youngster from the' Phils' Wllkes-Barr« farm club got a double and three singles. The Athletics, -who Just won't be batten, it seems, ran their victory streak to 10 games by drubbing the Browns, 8 to 4, building up an 8 to 9 lead and coasting In as Dick Fbwler won his second game and Bddie Jooct run his hitting streak to IT consecutive games. Barney McCosky's three run double In n big six-run second Inning was the game's key blow. Bobby Doerr hit his second hom- «r to a* many days and It came at a mo«t opportune time, brtng- - ing home three runs in the 10th to give the Red Sox a 6 to 5 victory over the White Sox at Boston, at waa Chicago's eighth straight defeat. Tigers oulslugged the Sena- n Swamp K«ils Brooklyn won a Marathon game at Cincinnati. 9 to 7, Carl Furillo leading the 12-lilt attack wltli i double and three slnslf-.s. lioohle Hank Saner paced the losers with a homer, double and single to emerge from a hitting slump, The Yankee-Indian game was rained out at New York with the Yankees ahead 3 to 1 in the fourth on Joe DIMacglo's three-run first inning homer. Boston at Chicago and New York R< St. I/niis In the National also were rained out. Yesterday's Star— Bobby Doerr of the Red Sox three run homer In the 10th heal the White Sox, 6 to 5. Citation May Be Shorter Priced in Preahness BALTIMORE. Mel., Mny 13. (UP) —Citation, more than Impressive In his final speed test for next Saturday's Proakness at Plmlico, seemed certain today to go to the post in the $100,000 race Rn even shorter-priced favorite than he was in the Kentucky Derby, The Calumet ace returned only $2.80 on ench winning $2 ticket In the Derby, but chances arc he'll pay much less than • that If be cops the second leg of the lurl'.s triple crown. So far only four are certain to .start against Citation— Wllfiam G. Hells' Salmagundi, Sylvester W. Labrot. Jr.. Bovard, King Ranch's Belter Self, and C. V (Sonny) Whitney'.'; Vulcan'* Forge. They are not regarded as strong a* the quartet that trailed the Cal- innel entry of Citation arid Coul- Monkey Business Playing i)f Hie game took sec- oiul place nt I'hilndelphin's Shibe Piirk, in fact vvns slopped \v)iilo these youngsters sci'am- blcd up the screen to retrieve •A baseball stuck in the mesh. k*s in thi rain at Washington, town In the Derby. FISHERMEN'S JOY 80,000 •/ the besf shiners ever vatUtl. The kind J*«t ««rrr io Bhck River. Grona I,nke and Mid- war. BUck roathes, and the best in long bi(j WMWM. Alwayn th. best in bail at DIXIELAND BAITERY Sll CHICKASAWBA •ring Containers Hours 4:00 a.m.-7:00 p.n Two Softball Tilts Booked For Tonight Two gumes arc scheduled to be played in the Blylhevillc Y's City Softball League tonight with Sam .Johns' Rnzorbacks meeting the Hays Store Grocers In the first game at 8 o'clock and the Ark-Mo Kilownt- ter.s Ungllng with the Coca Cola Bottlers in the nightcnp. The KilOtt-atter.s, Bottlers and Rnzorbucks will be after their first victories of the season while the Grocers will be seeking win No 2 following an 8 to 3 triumph over the Bottlers in a make-up hist night. Jack Whittle opened on the mound for the Grocers aiul worked tor fii!' innings before giving way to his brother J. C. Whittle. During the five innings that he pitched, Jack laced only n men, allowed I wo hits, one base on balls and druck out II. J. C. Whittle gave up l\vo runs, and two hits and walked iwo men during the two innings that he worked. Bill Hawkins went all the way for the Bottlers allowing cl|jhl hits. Billy iMcbaig juiced the Grocers' hitting attack with a home run and a double in three trips. The Whit- lie brothers scattered the BiAtlers lour hits with Gray. Slieyiphcrd. Brislon and Blue collecting one Mobile Ball Club Defeats Barons But Rooki. Southpaw With Chicks Steals Show in Southern Bjr Gen* 7a44«rtotl I/tilled Prtt* g**rta WrHer ATLANTA. Oa., May H. (UP) — Mobile climbed over Birmingham to the runner-up spot behind Naih- viile In Ihe Southern Association to(iay. But th« clieeri went to a rookie sou-.hpaw on a fdurth-plice Hub. Ha's Bill Briggs of Memphis. He's the lad who blanked hapless Chat- tanooka 12 to 0 on three hit* night. Brings U a mere 11 yean old. But he's a big toy with a limber delivery and ht! literally hogtied th. xxifcoutx. The Chicks backed up .bcir , nobly, beating Hal Toones out, or the Chattanooga box in tin sixth and Joe Murry in the ninih, John Dixon finished for Chattanooga while the Chicks enrocheri their batting averages by 17 hits including a. fifth-inning homer by Gokisbcrry. T.'ie surfiinf! Nashville Vots took Little Rock 6 to 3 when Vol Catcher Burgess homered in the eighth wivh two on to break a pretty pitching duel. Th* Pebbles' Milo Johnson allowed nine hits but so .lid Na-inville's Art Cuccurullo. Johnson just threw the wrong lillcli at Burgess. Mobile personally took second place away from Birmingham, » to 5. Irving Medlinger, the Barons' wonder rookie, fared poorly with his pitch'ng and took his shower in the fourth. O'Brien Mils Homer Dick Palm was substituted, then yanked in the seventh when John Teagan took over. The Bean meant business ana their down hits plus three Baron bobbles meant Armond Cardoni won a ball game. Medlinger was charged with the law, his second against three wins. A two-run Birmingham rally .in the seventh retired Cardoni ami Roy Whitaker finished lor the de- fenciing champs. Tommy O'Brien, the sluggingest outtielticr South of Nashville, continued his tremoundous batting puce lor Birmingham by laying into a home run In the third with no- i>ody on. , The night's fireworks, left the Southcurs second division unshuf- lled. Chattanooga wax tucked a little more securely In ttie basement and Little Rock stayed just two games ahead to keep company. New Orleans and Atlanta loafed. But tonight the Crackers will play the Pelicans in New Orleans. Birmingham will stay In Mobile tor another word in the argument for second place. Little Rock will p'ay again at Nashville, with Memphis at Chattanooga. THURSDAY, MAY n, 194* St«.d»t. Secretary Says M5*ir. uie . *.. Birmingham LITTLE ROCK, Ark., If ay U— MemphU The Bawcutlve Committee of the Atlanta . ArkaBM* Athletia Association y««- New Orleans terdajr approved a refund of ap- Little Rock proilmately M.OOO In s u r p 1 u i Chattanooga revenue* to member school*. The W.OOO to b* refunded represents revenue in »««s« of the estimated expenditures for the 1947-4* school year. The refund wll be made prior to the opening of the IMI-tt school year. J. M. (Johnie) Burnett, executive seereUry of the AAA stated that wnrcago the exact amount of the refund will I Cincinnati not be determined until after the association's books are audited at the close of the fiscal year May 30. Air BOM Swimming Pool To Open Saturday p.m. •OUTHMtN LEAGUE W. L, Pet. u T .no IS 18 13 NATIONAL LEAGUE New York'..' Pittsburgh . Philadelphia Brooklyn . Sotton , ... Chicago 10 i: . n . u , 10 » « .611 .57* £00 •414 .412 Announcement of the opening of sti. ix>u the Air Base swimming pool for Chicago public use Saturday afternoon was made today by Bill Godwin, manager. The pool, built during the war for use by personnel of Blytheville Army Air Meld, Is one of the largest In the area. It was included in the air base property abtained Irom the ] ville and was sub-leased to Godwin Mr. Godwin stated that the pool has been reconditioned and la- equipped with complete dressing room facilities. The pool will open dally at 1 p.m.. closing at 8:30 p.m. during the few weeks and 10 p m later. Johnnie Burnett Signs New Two-Year Contract , *«*. ^ ". fUP)- to put o ; ly publication during school year. month- th. n «t Installed FREE! Philadelphia Inquirer's Golf Tourney Opens Today WHITEMARSH. Pn.. May 13. — (UP)—The Philadelphia Inquirer fifth annual golf tournament opened today and the stars and the unknowns began a four-day tour of the Whltemarsh Course in the last major tournament be/ore the PGA ! clash of putts and pitches next I week. | Golf being what It is, you could I get a dozen guesses from as many I duffers as to who would clean up the big prize of the 115,000 purse for the 72-hole medal play. Any number of Johnny-come- latelys were on hand to challenge the stars as represented by defending champion Bobby Locke, Ben Hogan, Jimmy Deninret. Skip Alexander, Lloyd Mangriim and the other clouters of the winter circuit. Locke, the confident Afrikaander, who won the tourney last year was as .good a choice »i any to repeat. Among th« favorites was Man- gnim, leading money winner of 19«. He finished In a second place tie behind Locke In 19« and thinks he can better It this year. LIMITED TJME ONLY} FIBER and CLOTH SEAT COVERS 14 SEDANS ' 5 Smartly slylcd, carefully tailor*!, smoothly fit... to jour car! t'lai,! paitcrns in W- moiming coloi. *ilh contrasting Ir-Mlier- trim, daslic inserts. Insiallnl free! Ooi.jx*. .6.33 WARD! MOHTHIY PAYMiNT PLAN Ahw Mock Battle Work Focused On Small Units CAMP CAMPBELL, Ky.. May 13, —(UP)—The nation's largest military maneuvers since the war began changing focus today from big :wale guerilla fighting to small unit training as the last of nearly 30,000 troops arived on the scene. Problems for squads, platoons, companies and battalions will be worked out until May 24 when all forces will join in a rna.vs attack on the "guerrillas." The maneuvers, known as "Operation Assembly," began last Saturday when 3,000 paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division dropped to the aid of Camp Campbell, which theoretically was being besieged by enemy guerillas and fifth-columnists. Supporting troops have been arriving at the camp since then by plane, truck and train. Read Courier Wews Want Ad*. ====== .New Theatre Manila's Finest Showi EVER! MIGHT B*x Openj Week DJTJ 7:M p.n Matinee Saturday A Sinday 8at.-S»n. 1 p.m. ConL Showing AUtBrriw Cleveland New York . Detroit . . Boston Washington St. Louis . 1* * .137 '1 S Ml 1» « JUfl 10 11 .455 • 11 .450 • 11 .450 • 10 .375 ' 14 ,178 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 12, Chattanooga 0. Nashville a, Little Rock I Mobile », Birmingham S lOnly Games Scheduled). NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh ». Brooklyn B, Cincinnati 7. Boston at Chicago (rain). New York at St. Louis (rain). AMERICAN* LEAGUE Boston «, Chicago 5 (10 innings) Philadelphia 8, St. Louis 4. Detroit 14, Washington >. Cleveland at New York (rain). Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: Memphis «t Chattanooga. Atlanta at New Orleans . Birmingham at Mobile. Little Rock at Nashville. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at Cincinnati. New York at St. Louis. Bonton at Chicago. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, night AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland at New York. Chicago at Boston* Detroit at Washington Only games: Built Foriine John D. Rockefeller earned »50 in thrte months in his first Job as assistant bookkeeper in a commission house, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. When he retired, his fortune wu estimated at about $1,000,000,000. New York City's "Bowery" takes its name irom Peter Stuyvesant's iarm, which he called "the werie." Bou- Razorbocks Set For Conference Track, Field Meet fcntS* f 01 "" lnt ° tlw •""«>' Southwest Conference, track and ««ld meet Saturday » t Houston, ,. D «*» lt « th « Pfwenct on tht team ?L1 ymp £ hopeful Clyde Scott »"f Ouy Baker, Arkanja, Is ranked probable Arkansas ,ntri«: R«lchert in the shot put and -, Chester jj^i..^,. J^ M. L. Oaring in the pole vault- H- rol ^n*71f ln th ? high > um f>'-' •"•" 2?* ln . th « J«velin; Baker in the «not put, discu« and Javelin; Scott In the 120 and 230 hurdles and Javelin; Ron Pritchard in the 100 and J20 jard dash; Alvin Duke David Collins. Mike Shumchyk and Rex Moore in the 440 yard dash- and Scott, Pritchard, Duke. Tracy Scott, Collins, Schumchyk and Moore in th« mile and 440 relay RTTZ THEATRE ^ Manila, Ark. " Tonight "CAMPUS SLEUTHS" wilh Freddie Stewart and June Preitser News and Comedy Friday and Saturday "Kid Courageous" with Bob Strete Cartoon and Sixth Chapfw "Adventnre. of Re* and Rlnty" each. In a preliminary game the Ark- Mo Kilowntters look a five-inning practice tile from Jaycees by a 4 to 3 count, aiewart Gurley and Billy Dendon hurled tor the Kilo- walter.s and Wendell Eaton worked for the Jaycees. Tonight "California Firebrands' with Montr. Hair Selected Short Subject* Saturday "Whirlwind Riders' Slamtt and Burnett Short Subject* BUYTHEV ILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. Show Start, Weekdays 7:M p.m. I:M .*,.; Ssnd.y I p.n Dial 42«t Opening 7; Start* 7:M Tonight "DRUMS ALONG THI MOHAWK" ClaurfeUe Colbert and andi Henry Fitnria Warner News; Alv> Short* Friday A Saturday "W«st of Carson City" with Johnnr Mack Brown Fimy KnlKht •ertal. "Th« Roy.I MonnU4 Ride« Aialn" AIM Short* Thursday & Friday IIOltBI.E FEATURE 'FUN ON A WEEKEND" with Krfdie Bracken and "DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID' with I*»«l«tt« Gnddar* AVw Cartoon S«(wrday Ridtrs of th* Dawn with Jimmy Wakely >ml Hk rtoneen Read Courier News Want Adi. SEAGRAM'S 7CROWN. JLENOEB WHISKEY. 86.8 Proof. 65% Gum N«ul,,1 Spirit, S«iIfim-Di»BHtr» Carporslion. Chrysler Building NewYorl Just an Ounce of Prevention —is worth a POUND OF CURE! Our regular servicing your car KEEPS H in A-l condition . . . assures you safe, smooth, carefree driving;. Regardless of the make or model of your car or (ruck, our expertly trained staff of mechanics assures you of ih« BEST in SERVICE and SATISFACTION at all times. FREE PARKING For Our Service Customers W« are happy to announce that, effective immediately, all service customer* of Blytheville Motor Company, will be provided free all-day park- in* on the large parking lot adjoining our building. P. T. HANEY SERVICE MGR. ELMER STONE SHOP FOREMAN Blytheville Motor Co. 4 Phone 4429

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