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EIGHT Ed Lyon's Homer in Ninth With Bases Loaded Gives Birmingham Barons Runs Needed to Win 9 to 8 Victory in Thrilling Game Against Mobile BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER MEWI •n u ove, Mobile Gene F«lt*rso« United ferK »porU Wrilrr < U ' P '>- E<1 I-™* j « L he toart of Birmingham todar * " * Sl * nl h ° n ' Cr in "" " lnth; l ° * ive his win Manager Fred Walters wanted Dial Southern Association second place two and a hall games under Nashville, and he got it. But he trotted five pitchers to the hill in the bottom Of -trip. Ninth TA ninLri* em-rt Uw. ttn^*... ct. >..»,! i: n \,nA „—. .j .... .^. —. ->iu.iiii>*it,, fl> ill *IW £\JL IV, A>U U lit of the ninth to make sure the Bears staved Lyons stalked to the plate In* that last Inning and the setting *as out of a storybook. Bases loaded. Barom trailing 5-a, fnns begging for > base hit. Roy Whltakor, relief pitcher for Zncluiry, wound up. The pitch. Ed Lyons swung in a right-hand roundhouse. The b.ill climbed, whistling off Ills bat. for a four-baser and the four runs the Barons needed to win. Tlie Bears gave up the runner-iin spot but snarled doing it. They lac- Voiselleand Braves Whip Cubs 2-0; Giants Take National Lead Hy Carl l.undqulsl NEW YORK. May 13, (UP)—Give learn t'.vo 20-game winners and they're » good bet (o win the fine- give them three and they should .iiioucu uumg u. nicy me- give uiem three and they should «d Al Vayllan's pitches mercilessly win without question—which was as in the five-inn elghlli Inning. Ed ROM! a reuson as any for stringing Henser subbed for Yayllan but got I along with the Boston Braves to- vanta.4 In HMI ¥.1,^11. 1.. r n .. nu ..* A.... yanked In the ninth In favor of four more Inirlers los.'ed In by Manager Walters, who had the Grndc-A Jitlpr.s. Mobile Grts Iloinrr, Too , Mobile's mighty George Rliuba, batting fourth In (he league already helled a home rim in the Ktirt me oases vacant. day. 'Hie Braves were the pre-season pennant favorites o( a lot ot (oiks, but they floundered from the start and as of. now Uielr band-wagon Is practically descried. However, there v/ns every reason to assume that Billy Sonlhworlli's mound trew would settle down, and . . mumm tn-w wonm seme uown, and Tlie pacemakers In Nashville I It .so (hey could wall/, in to the made hay u-fiile the second-place ' iwnn.int. For U'lliie Voiselle the squabble continued. The Vols flat- sturdy riehl-hander from Nincly tened Liflle Rock. 8-3. wllh Pitch- 1 six, -S. C.. who advertises his home *r Pete Mallory bearing down In I town on Ihp back of his uniform Ihe ninth to s qnnsh » two-run ral- 'lias moved In ahead of both Jolinny IT by the Pebbles. )Sain and warren Spahn as a good Meanwhile yoimj? John Pcrkovlcli bet lo win 20 games. Voisclle. who of Memphis became tlie league's won 21 games as a rookie wltti Hie fourth best pitcher by (he average ' oionls In 1044 never thereafter book when he dumped Chattanooga i managed to escnne Ihe onus of IK- nn plphL hitj: nj: Olo f:hlf»L'«' U'/M. I.... _ i... --- ., ___ .1 i. lit „ . on eight hits as Ihe Chicks' won 13-3. It was the fourth win of the season against one loss lor rookie Perkovlch, a steady right-hander. And it kept the chicks In fourth n.iu u neyi bin- UIIICKS m lourin «as hard to hit, and so I floured place, even though Atlanta bested t he mlRhi. be of more help with us Ing n "wnr-tln,e" tall player, but ninnnger Billy Southworth of tile Braves had one test and apparently lifts cashed In nn II. "Onr boys kept- saying Volselle was hard to hit, and so i figured' place. gave up bul four hits yesterday In edging Johnny Sclimltz of the CiilK, 2 to 0 In H duel at „, , Chicago. In addition he slruck out "lit Pickers to Play First Home Game Ltgionnairet Open Horn* Scaion Against Joneiboro Sunday lh?"m»H*°,? 0nse<:utlve vlc ' e BI >' h «vMl e Osceola Indian; in Semi-Pro League To Meet Strong Number Nine Team FRIDAY, MAY 14, 194S Picker OP *" thelr home rle* on Cotton here ,,nrt er "ere Sunday xtertwon ° the . manager, announced today G«/ne time I, K i for 2 . 30 loud >' The Pickers last week hung up their second consecutive victor* . over the Holland, Mo, denls two week* .go Kcnny Merrltt. ace of the 1947 ™ ,i°" tei " n . Probably w ||| 5t , rl on ° ,' or the Picker*. Mer- lwth °' the Pickers' , , , , , . seven baiters and Handed SchmlU, „,",„ ?' kcd lwth °' the Pickers' a luckless lefty, his fourth low P n Ti? »i 8 i*!T' 5 .* nd wil1 ">« lool( ' n K Sebum* also gave up only four Hits '°' . ,! 1 'IV. rd i'"i' but yielded five walks, sinles b I ..J 19 ** Plkw *V""* "ill be hut yielded" rive wailes."sl'ngVc*"by I .[.i^L 19 ,^,, P ',? k * r ?S" ad wm te " - • — • ' simiM-pH W |t h flvi , otner return , Don Bunch, • wuthpaw who alternated between first base and the mound last year Is back , Al Dark and Bob Elllolt gave Bos- I ton one of 11, run. In the third while In the eighth jjj,, R,,. WI .)J got ro.irth straight walk, went to third on n wild pilch 011 an Inrielci out. Ola ills Take National Lead Roy poat or the Giants, another pitching c.rstoff. came through with his third victory In four starts by blanking the Cardinals at St. Louis, 5 lo 0. «.'. Ihe Oiants took over tirst place In Ihe Nallonal, Poat yielded but Iwo hits inri three walks ami only one St. Louis runner got to third. The Dodgers, backed by Carl Fn- rillo who hit a homer and single, and by Rookie Dem Lund, who got a three-run lionier, defeated the Reds at Cincinnati. 9 to 3. It was the .seventh straight loss for the Ohloans. Bob Cliesnes, highly-touted rookie 'put to ' i — "»jv jtaj, IR oacK scored A °!' B , wlth Charles Kell " : . «n°°her «°'eo. first baseman. Jack and Alvin Duclos, a pair of inflelders. and Clif°" Wf«on. an outfielder or the 1941 team who has been converted into * (hlrd sacker. Two Pitchers Return Merrill. « Hsht (under, and Bunch are the only returning members of the Pickers' 1947 mound New Orleans 7-5. The Crickers downed the Pelicans after 12 Innings of violent slugging. Four of five New Orleans runs came on homers and It looked like the live-nil deadlock might hold until dawn. But. Norman Brown, who followed starter Shelby Klnney and re- liefer John Myers In tiie ninth, won for Atlanta. He held down the Pel power until his males managed ft pair of markers. Heschel Held homered for New Orleans with nobody oil. But one man was aboard when St. Clair whacked his round-lrlpper. And Al Flair drove only himself home with a circuit-He* In the seventh. Tom Nelll, fresh ofl the injured list ^mashed a four-bagger for the! Crackers with one aboard in the fourth. The Pels get another chance at the Crackers in New Orleans tonight. Little- Rock, win attempt a comeback at Nashville. Birmingham will stick around Mobile and Memphis will play the Lookouts again in Chattanooga. pitcher of Pittsburgh Pirate.s than against us," Soulhworth said, j Pitched and slugged his way to his Reals Cubs 2-0 , first major-league tr'umnh with * Voisclle. who was a. problem night game. 5 to 1, decision over - „.„„_ pitched with the Giants, quickly the Philadelphia Phils at Pitts- ! »Wy_«'onld start Keller at first, Al- Osceola', league-leading Indians* will place their perfect record on the line Sunday afternoon when they play host to the nurd-hitting Number Nine team in a Mississippi County Semi-Pro League tilt in Osceola, This game highlight's the week's activities In the loop, for the leagj' lead depends almost entirely on its outcome. The Indians have waltzed through their first three contests this season, wltne.<vSlng trouble In only one tilt, and by virtue of these wins, now hold the league's top spot. However, Number Nine will be no easy hurdle (or the Indians Lefty Lopez o'Kane showed that he had the necessary stuff by turning back the Blylheville Chicks In a relief rote last week. O'Kane probably will handle the mound chores for Nubmer Nine Sunday Another Important league lilt Sunday Is the Lutes Bulldogs' clash with Victoria at Victoria. The Bull- (iags now hold the league's No. 2 sp/ot jointly with Number Nine having been knocked loose from the loop lead by Osceola last week. Tlie Red Sox of victoria annexed their first win of the season last week at the expense of Ihe luckless Hays store nine of Do gwo0 d, and Sunday will he seeking to stretch winnings to two games. In the other league tilt, the Blytheville Chicks and the Hays Store outfit meet In Dogwood for a cellar scrap. The two teams are in last place In the league standings, neither having won a game thus far. All games are scheduled Caruthersville Funeral Home Plans to Move CARUTHEHSVILLE, Mo.. May 14 —Laforge Undertaking Co., here yesterday announced purchase of the large brick home of the'W L Canti-ell family on Ward Avenue! M will be remodeled Into a funeral home. The lower floor will be used for the funeral home and chapel, while the upstairs rooms for Jiving quarters for his family. The building, built for a family residence by the late John A Cunn ngham several years ago, occupies almost an acre of ground. Mr. Dean slated that a large circular driveway would be built to tne front, and garages constructed In the back for the hearses and ambulances. The company Is to take possession about August 1st. Other members of the firm are Leo Hedgepeth of New Madrid and Oils Richards of Conran While the purchase price was not announced, It was understood to be about $30000 moun slatf. However two newcomers, J. C to get underway at 2:30. Teams to Play shouid make the Pickers brigade. CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., May 14 —The Pemiscot County American Joe Poe and Terry Moore Daniels, inlielders. c;oach Fisher stated that he prob ' i<,tv,,>i-i, wiin vi lc uiniiis, qntuKiy uie I'linaocipnia pnns al Pitts- - '"'> ""'"u j>v«iri seller at Ilrst, Al- rcspondcd to his new environment hurgli. On the mound, he yielded i vl " Duclos at second. Jack Duck* anrl flflnr U'innlnp ^|Y c^roloKI ' nnlu r\l*t> rim r*t\rl ~l ~.l.l... tr, n 1I<» . at Short. ^JV^v«/lw kf 4V.I...* .,. J straight' only one run and si xhlts in 7-2|3 i at sllorl . Wixson at third and 947 sea- i innings before leaving the same Hiitcherson at catcher with Hop- •*mi H\1c M.H ti „ I. <!«»«« *l v._l i._ \.li J i _, ' nprilllrft fiolrl ^fonjtoi I., *._..! .. j and after winning six „., games at the end of the 1047 sea- i Inning. „. ., „ ...^ h »... t son, lias won four In a row this with a blister. At bat he lilt a trl- • -' ••-"- pic nnd a single. All American League games were rained out. which Olisson emerged with a nenl '.wo'-hlt Job. RBKiruaclt batsmen gn' lo Whittle [or four hits including '.wo donblc-s. Both Gtisson and Whittle *cnt ihe tull six innings. Whittle showed men and walking oly four but OUs- so got the best backing Irom nis teammates wlio committed ihree rmts to score. only Preakness' $64 Question —How Many Entries? BALTIMORE. Md., May H. (UP) —The question before the Preakness etltry box at Pinilico today was: Ho* many horses don't know • ny beller than to match strides with Citation, the Calumet comet. jn tomorrow's 57lh annual running .oi the »100,000 added Preakne.'a *t iikes. It ioked like the answer was by piuhtng across one run'"in" Ihe •"'"? ,'° ^ thl « e - H-.Ml inning on one bit and an in- i While . their task and objective (ield error. But Ibe Grocers look neeinci. o be « hopeless one. tt-..;ir , the ler.d in Ihcir half or the (Irst etiort will not go (or naught. Even scoring two runs on two walks and • the last horse in the field will pick * pair of errors. | up $5000, so each owner of the trio | The game see-sawed along with 01 mrec-yfcar-otds daring enough the Hogs scoring Ihrce more In tlie to challenge the Kentucky Derby ' third and two in the fifth while I winner y.-!l, pick up cash regardlos., j Hays scored onlv one in the fii-J ' newest cb r "^ '' nLSh bchind tur:s ' Bml u '° '" lhe r ' ifth to lra .'l by 0'ie _ Expected to be entered against i sixth Glisson lost his Control "wjik- oti wtre ^Sylvester w. Labro:, hng three men and tlien Hays push year. That puts him ahead of both Sain and Spahn, last year's twin 20-gnme winners with the Braves iititl if they, too, can come along, Hie club 'rill be an excellent pen- Yesterday's Star _ Ray Poat, nanl bei. despite Its currently un- who pitched the Giants to a two- Impresslvc showing or 10 victories j hit. 5 to 0 victory over Hie Card- and in defeats which puts it in sixth j ln H ls. putting Ihem Into first place. Grocers Defeat Razorback Nine As Ki Iowa Hers Cop Win From Bottlers The Hays Store Grocers and Ihe Hamrhack Drive-In nine battled through six innings to a e-6 clra>v before being caught by the first •,'iime time limit In a City Sotliull League till at Walker Park IBSI night. y. „...-..-. n.v.i xa»j|j- | w.irn_F incjxcjv ILjLjC;, MO I per In eft field. Vance In center and -Buel Bums, Braggadocio rally to come from behind and win. Wins State Track Honor CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., May H. Instructor Puts Blame On Politics for Job Loss ATHENS, Ga., May 14 (UP) — A University of Georgia instructor claimed today that he was fired from his teaching job because he supported Henry Wallace's presidential candidacy. Dr. James L. Barfoot, 35-year-old gubernatorial candidate on the People's Progressive (Wallace) Party Ticket, was notified by University President Harmon w. Cald- Bowhunters to Stag* Archery Tournament LITTLE ROCK, Ark., M»y 14,— CUP)—Bowhunters from three Southern status will compete In *n »rchery tournament here Sunday. States represented will be Arkansas, Mississippi »nd Tennessee. Sponsored by the Little Rock Archery Association, the tournament will consist of York and American rounds for men, national and double Columbia rounds for women, and Junior American rounds for boys and girls. =^=^=^== New Theatre Manila's Finest Bhowi EVERY NIGHT B«i Opens Week Daj» 1:M p.m Matinee Saturday A Sunday Sat-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Shovloc Tonight "California Firebrands" «ifh Monte Hale Selected Short Subjects BLYTHEVILLES „.,_, ALL WHITE THEATRE Show SUrls Weekdayc 7:00 p.m. Saturday !:«• p.m.; Sunday z p.m. Tonight DOUBLE FEATURE "FUN ON A WEEKEND" with Eddie Bracken and Lane and "DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID' with Paulette Goddard Also Cartoon Saturday "Whirlwind Raiders' Starrett and Burnett Shori Subjects . A /acuity authority said Bar- fott's political activities were in- terferrlng with his campus duties. Barfoot is a native of Troy, Ala. SATURDAY OWL SHOW 'Daring Young Man" with Joe E. Brown Sunday and Monday "TO THE VICTOR" Dennis Morgan with Selected Shorts 1 Mel Hay boro. In right, against Jones- Basebali Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE lator dale. In last night's second game, the Ark-Mo Kilowatters loosed a deluge 01 power In the late innings to New York b-.iry the Coca Cola Bottlers 20 f st - Louis G. j Pittsburgh Stewart Gurley opened on Ihe i Brooklyn .. mound tor (he Kilowntlfvs but re- ! Philadelphia W. Nnshvllle 19 Birmingham n Mobile 15 Memphis 14 Atlanta 14 New Orleans 10 Little Rock 9 Chattanooga g L. Pet. 7 .731 10 .630 .600 .538 .483 .400 .346 .286 School Junior, won the 4«-yarVi flash in the state High School Track and Field Meet held .,.„ week end at Columbia. The Braggadocio relay team placed filth. NATIONAL LEAGUE .. 12 10 12 11 11 The game featured a light pitch- mound for (he Kilowatlfvs but re- ! Philadelphia n ing duo! between Jack Whittle, ncc I liicd m ;he fifth after his team | Boston 10 of Ue Gro.'crs, and Carroll Olisson. I had built up a 12 to 4 lend. Bill | Chicago ^ hurier for the Razorbacks, Irom Oeuton relieved Gurley and finish- Cincinnati 7 ed the contest Riving up two hits :inri tvvo runs The Bott)ers collected three mis off Gurley in the four inning.- thfit. he worked. Bill Hawkins hurled tor the los- nrs and was touched for a total of AMERICAN LJEAGUF, me iun SIA. minim*, wimue snowed • '- l * ilnu was loucneti tor a lotal ot Ihe better control, striking out lint ; 11 hits. Poor backing by his team- The Razoruacks started things ofr iccounted for most or ..... Kilowatters tallies. st League play will be resumed chica i! 0 Tuesday night with two games scheduled. Blytheville Motor Company will play Hays Store in the .'Irst gnme with Sullivan-Nelson meeting Phillips Motor In the after- piece. Philadelphia u Cleveland 11 New York 12 Detroit 10 Hoston 9 Washington 9' Louis 6 3 Birmingham Barons Get Red Sox First Baseman .632 -SBS .600 .524 .500 .500 .389 .304 .737 .SB3 .667 .455 .450 .450 .375 .176 Addresses Graduates CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., May 14 —Tne Rev. Floyd V. Brower, local Methodist minister, delivered the commencement address to the graduating class at Braggadocio lait night, at the high school auditorium. On Wednesday evening, the Rev. Wayne W. Gray, lo'cal Presbyterian minister, delivered the graduating address to Ihe Maiden. Mo., liistli school class of 57 members, the largest in the history of the school. Read Courier News Want Ads It mean* That nn« Clenmore whiskie* ore blended with choicest grain neutral spirits but Instead of being boitled immediately, "Thompson" is put back into barrels to make it smoother, tastier. Rock ,Arkinsas Blended Whisktj it proof. The straight whiskies in this product are 4 years or mor« old. 10% «r»in neutral spirits. Jr.'s Bovard, C. V. Whitney's Vulcan's forge, and King Ranch's Better Sell. Read Courier News Want Ads. - ert nome the- Lying nm on an imicld error. Kilnwallers Show Power This wa.< the first tie game of the season and will be ployed oil at a BtRMfNGHAM. Aa.. May 14.— <UP»—Wall Dropo. the giant tirst baseman of the Boston Red Sox. system, hn s been optioned to the | Pittsburgh 5. Philadelphia 1. Birmingham Barons, general manager Eddie Glennon announced to- Yestcrday'i Result* SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 13, Chattanooga 3. Nashville 6. Little Rock 3. Birmingham 9. Mobile 8. AtlantaT, New Orleans S innings). NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 5. St. Louis 0. Boston 2, Chicago 0. Brooklyn 8, Cincinnati 3. Opening Game AMERCIAN LEGION JUNIOR BASEBALL JONESBORO vs BLYTHEVILLE SUNDAY —3P.M. TTuck Will Be Given Away ot 4 p.m. FISHERMEN'S JOY 30,000 of the he,, shincrs eve ,. <h«l carry lo Black River, Groim ,, ake g||d Mj(| way. Biack roaches, and lh« besl in l, lnjf big worms. Always th« b*sl in halt at DIXIEUND BAITERY SIl CHICKASAWBA Hourt 4:00 , Dropo. a righthander all the way K six feet, six Inches tall and weighs 225 pounds. The 21-year-old .vounifster was graduated from the University of Connecticut la*t June and «-ns Die talk of the Florida Circuit this Spring. Dropo. a power hitler, will report' in the Barons in Mobile Saturday He replace; Ihe Injured Ralph Atkins and is subject to a 2-i-hour recall by Louisville of the American Association. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Boston, rain. Cleveland at New York, rain. Detroit at Washington, rain. Only games scheduled. Armorel Tigers to Play Sunday in Dyersburg The Armorel Tigers will journey I to Dyersburg Sunday afternoon for ' a return game with Ihe Dyer.-ib;irir Independents, Tiger Manager Marion Dyer announced today. The Tigcis bowed to the Indepen- rtents 6 to 5 in a game played on the Armorcl diamond earlier this season. Fishermen Warned CARlmiERSV.t,LE, ,\fo.. May H --All Pemiscot County Ilsherrncn Today'* Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: Memphis at Chattanooga. Allanta at New Orleans . Little Rock at Nashville. Birmingham at Mobile. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Brooklyn, night. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, night. Cincinnati at Chicago. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN T.EACUE Philadelphia at New York. SI. Louis at Detroit. Washington at Boston, night. Only games scheduled. were warned yesterday by the slate Conservation Commission to have with Inem at all times, a fishing permit, when lulling in any waters in 'he state, cilhcr public or pri- "ale. except farmers who are fish- :nfi in waters on their own [arms. Attention Shooters! Opening of BLYTHEVILLE GUN CLUB Ske«t Shooting Each Sunday Afternoon I2-IR-20 (in. Shells Available at Trap* OPiN TO EVERYONI North of Housing Area at Air B«M On West Si(l« of Field Saturday "Riders of the Dawn" with Jimmy Wakely and Hf» Pioneers Serial "Mystery River BoatL Also Cartoon ' \T| SATURDAY OWL SHOW Begins at 11 p.m. EDW. G.ROBINSON * IDALUPINO JOHN GARFIELO FITZGERALD Serial: "The Crimson Ghost* Also Cartoon 'The Sailor Takes a Wife' with Robert Walker and June AJlj.son Also News and Cartotm There Is Ko Substitute For The Hudson Finish Ours was a great price to pay For the place we occupy in our recognized field of service 8 Hour Service Better Cleaning Tailoring Fur Storage Dye Work Moth Proofing Hat Repair Hudson Finish We have Storage Space left for 26 additional fur coats! HUDSON CLEANER TAILOR Blytheville, Ark. CLOTHIER Steefe, Ma.