The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 18, 1948
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(AUK.) OOVH1M MBW§ TUESDAY, MAY 18, 1948 Jo/in .Sfop/es, Former Alabama Lineman, Appointed Assistant To BHS Coach Russell Mosley John Staples o£ Owensboro, Ky., former UneriiHii of the University of Alabama Crimson Ti<l«, Has been nppointed |specifications Slfant to Head Coach Russell Mo.sley at Blylhevlllo High ™« e ™^ School for the 1948-49 school year, it was announced today by W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools. 'coach Staples will serve u line* • •—coach and assistant to Coach Mos- | ley • in high school athletics, Mr. | Nicholson said, and Racing Driver't Charge* Ignored by Official* of Irtdianapolii Speedway INDIANAPOMS, May 18 <UP) — Officials of the Tudlaimpolfo .speedway said today that the racinc car In which Ralph Hepburn era shed director ot the physical li'aining program for the Blylheville School District. He will assume li!i duties July i. Coach Staples Is a former teammate of Couch Moslcy, having played guard for the Crimson Tid-j in 1842-43. He graduated from ^Sl^o^^^ - ,nlM,c-i— ,-- the Major League Player Limit Deadline Hears NE\V YORK. May 18. (UP) — College in EUisville, Miss., In 1941 • nd 1942. He enteied the University of Alabama In the Fall of 1942 and played two years with the Cilmsun Tide fcnforc enlisting in the United State* Marine Corps. While serving , Major Leagues today as clubs slu- shed their squads In a rush to meet the 25-player limit by the de.irt- Jine Thursday. Brooklyn led the parade, shipp Ing eight players to various minor league form chiYis. The Cubs, PlilU- n HI a i ™ be oi !!>,= « hour reran, a ""appa scholarship. f»- Onof the^plr-ye. :wlfh Ihe Marines, lie played football with service leam.s. Working oil Masters Decree i Following his discharge from the service he leturntd to Alabama am! received Ills bachelor of science do- . •g'ree in industrial arts and physical ; JJJ 1 •educa iPlii L - .. 'temlty and has 34 graduate hours toward his masters degree. Coach Staples will replace Coach ; Walter -Buddy" Davis who will no', return nexi'year. • Mr. Nicholson stated thai Conch Staples will have charee o! the athletic program in all schools of the Blylheville district except Bty- • 'thevllle High School. This duty was performed by Athletic Director Fir- last -- ies and Cards followed suit. to his death* Sunday met all before It was al- trark. Hint as far as the speedway was concerned, the crash wns "a closed Incident." Cliff BerKcre. a veteran driver, Master Minds in Dodgers' Camp Dish Out Some Foul Decisions By Carl Unite* Freai (Inert* •FrrUr NEW YORK, May li —(UP) — Now !• the tlm« for Brooklyn'* flag-defending Dodger* to settle down—or else forget about any design* on the 1948 National league bunting. Although the club'* official briM BuebaH Staadinft SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville . . Birmingham Mobile Memphis . .. ,,,,,. . .. section—»nd It l< pretty brassy "t. Atlanta charRod ypstcixlay thnt the death n—» --mi —•— <- *- ..•- m. l._ - . car, fJovl , . that—'still refuse'n to view with I xjew Orleans Special owned by Ixiu .alarm lu^presenl plight, the fact [ ch.ltanoona '""'Little Rock . Welsh ot-Novl, Mich., was faulty.I rema lns that the'play generally He snid Novl's oilier racer which nas been mediocre »t best. • hns been entered In the 500-mile .. Boston outtlns on an Memorial Day race w,,., a twin of • o)(1 . rashloned s]u ^ d * mol)slla . Ihe one In which Hepburn was killed ftiiti was equally "wrong." I don't think the Novi cars should be allowed to rim," he said. Bergere had a snmshup Friday In the racer which Heiiburn drove on the death run. He escaped Injury but resigned from the Novl team.) Welch denied all Bewre's sccu-1 satloi-3. He demanded that Bergere present proof of his claims. i Speedway officials said that both cars met all specifications of the *"J tion in a 12 to 3 triumph over the Brooklyn* last night, which looked like the. mistreated throwers and In the five Dodger The Dodgers, who Imd been playing with a notre dame-sl^ed stjuad, pared down to 2C players, one over the Itinll, when they sent fivi> pitchers, a catcher, an InficlikT and outfielder down the line on American Automobile Association before they were allowed to rack lor wnrinup runs. Both Bergere nnd Welch spoke; nau^d out out of turn." they said. Duke Nuloi) will attempt to ilify Ihe remaining Novl Spec- Snl'urrtny." onn to so was Snider, Ihe man who was supposed to make the Flatbmh faithful forget Dixie Walker. He heads for Montreal. Roy Campanulln, Ihe Neuro catcher who will be the first member of his nice to yilay In the American Association when he reports to St. Paul, also WHS shipped. In addition', the Dodgers sent pitchers Willie Hamsclell and John Hall to Mobile, Dwnln Sloat to Forj and John Van Cuyk anc man -'Nig" Bymim last year, ..- , explained, but was assigned^ ^bc , Wo.U ^^ ^ ^^ ^ heait assistant coach due to with i other duties oi the coach. • Simultaneously with the an- nounceinenl o( Coach Staples' appointment, Mr. Nicholson also announced that Coach James R, Fisher, basketball coach for Junior ami senior' high school, had signed a contract tor the coming year, I completing the coaching staff for i the schools. This will be Coach : Fisher'* second year as basketball mentor. 4 leaves Brooklyn cldit hurlcrs, am Manager Leo Durocher says he wants nine. 'Y' Softball Loop Ploy Moves into 3rd Week Tonight Play In the Blythevllle Y's City : Softball .League will enter the third ^ week tonight with four teams sla: ted to see action at Walker Park - Highlighting tonight's play will : b« theHayStore-Blythevllle Motor ] tussle In the first <game at 8 o'•• clock.. This game n'lll pit two the league's lop pHcl»«is, Ted "Fish 7,400 Golfers Enter Hational Open Tourney For Qualifying Rounds NEW YORK. May 18. (ur>)— A total of 1:4-10 Golfers, setttn an all-time high, entered the Nat ional Open Golf Tournament toda: Only 111 will be able to play I the tourney set for .the* Rivera County Club at Los Angeles June 10-11-12. The remainder will be weeded otit in 29 sectional qualifying rounds. worth had It til over the Dodger pilot, Leo Durocher. Southworth hid hU 'Icid* dropping successful squeeze bunts, running out their hit* for extra bases diamond that had the color id consistency 9f fresh chocolate ,ke Icing, »nd in general playing fads-up ball. ' fiurocher. on the other hand, W. . 21 , 21 . 17 . 1« , 15 , 13 . 12 . 10 U Pet. .617 Golfdom's Great Warming Up For PGA Competition Hope'May or, facing Trial, fails in Attempt to Prosecute Police Chief HOPE, Ark., May it. (UP)— Efforts of Mayor Albert Kink to pros- s-r T/iTtTH K,, , K ,ITB> T», i ecule two Hope residents, including ST. LOUIS, May 18. (UP)-The [ Pollce ^^ w t TtU| ori gamb . , ling charge*; had failed today after both men were found not guilly In play-for-pay golf greats took oft today for final practice rounds «t the always-windy and usually Jough Norwood Hills Golf Course before the 30th annual Professional Golf- .656 ers Association championship be- .6«7 .533 '.441 .433 .364 .333 NATIONAL LFAOUE W. -L. Pet. St.! . 13 7 .«j» 12 9 .511 gins tomorrow. Two previous title holders, defending chnmnlon Jim Ferrler, a lanky Australian, and bantam Ben municipal court. fin'i had filed charges against Tate and Roger Clinton, Hope automobile dealer, shortly after he was arrested and charged with grand larceny arid converting public fur.Js to private use. A hearing on the charges against , „ .,„,.....„ „ ..... ^ ..........v.. = 0 - ..... Hogan, the 1946 winner, were rated I the mayor, filed by Prosecuting At- New York ., Boston . Philadelphia Pittsburgh . i Brooklyn , . I Chicago . ., Cincinnati . 12 13 12 II ;of the ball pUd,er .545 .542 .522 .47g .381 .346 with Lloyd Mangrum and Jimmy Demaret as the men to beat In the chase. All were given a 6 to 1 chance to come through. There was an obvious reason lor counting Ferrler. The red-headed strlngbcan who holds the scoring record of 29 for 9, 63 tor 18 and 134 for 36 holes in PGA title play, j year. torney James H. Pilkinton of Hope, was continued to May 24. t ThCj mayor charged the two men with Rambling with dice in the police station A witness, J. W. Jones, testified he was present and saw no gambling. BLVTHEVILLESONLV ;< ALL WHITE THEATRE, Show StarU Weekdays 7:00 M^ f Saturday l:M p.m.: Sunday 2 p,«V L Tuesday and Wednesday OOCBlf FBATUM ran home a sensational winner last AMERICAN LEAGUE W. Philadelphia IS Cle\elan1 13 New York 13 Boston 11 Detroit St. Lm-is tor pinch-hitter Duke Snider, who[ Washington had been informed before the game If he 1 succeeds, the Novl will run offidal sMd fat he was being sent 'o the Mou- official said. Sn|dfr May 31." Nnlon was assigned to the Novl vhpn Chet Miller resigned after lepbnrn's dentil. The racer which crashed wns destroyed. have been very inspired under Chicago 11 g 9 4 L. Pet. « .727 .684 .619 .500 .410 .421 .409 ,200 MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS (By Ttnllect Press) LeadUiK Butsmcu American l.engue Player nnd Club AB H Houclreau. Cle'lnnd IS 13 Williams. Boston ..18 23 Zarllla, St. Louis.. 71 9 Evers, Detroit, «9 10 Kcltncr, Cle'lnnd ..73 17 National l.e:\t;ue Player and Club Dlatnik, Phila. . HolnTcs, Boston .. Gustine, Fitls. .. Purillo. Brooklyn AB . 48 . 46 . 80 . 56 Read Courier News Want Ads. cords. i In tonight's second tilt, the Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet nine will go 'up against Phillips Motor. Sullivan-Nelson 'will be seeking to er of the Motormen and Jack Whit-', get back In' the' win conlmn after tle of the Grocers, against' each: a disheartening 7-6 loss to Blylhc- other for the first time this yenr. jvllle Motor Company last week Both the Motrmen-and the Oroc- and Phillips will be after its first ara vill b« defending perfect re- win of the season. R 14 3 10 13 Rlgncy, New York. 41 B 1IOMK RUN'S Kellncr. "Indians, 13 Snuer, Reds, 8. Kiiicr. Pirates. 7 Williams, lied Sox, 7. Ark-Mo Checker Group Plans 5-County Meet those circumstances »nd promptly struck out. After that fat Hugh Casey went to the mound and was tagged for seven runs In « big eigtjth inning unrislng in which the Braves sent 12 batters to the plate. The use ot Casey, R great relief pithcer In hot sveather but not too eflective on a cold, damp night, simply didn't figure to pay off. The Braves made 18 hits off the live Dodger throw- won his third game against two ers, and pitcher Johnny Sain, who yosses. got three of them, all .397 singles, plus a perfect sacrifice .384 bunt. .360 Bob Elliott also got three hits. Everybody in the Braves' lineup gol at least one safe blow, and five of the hits were for e.ura bases. eJff Heath and Clint Con- .435 aster hit triples «nd Fart Torsion. .J93 Al Dark, and Bill Salkeld got .315 doubles. President Brinch Rickey, itlll flatly predicting the Dodgers win tV>e pennant, said that he wouldn't be worried unless the team failed to get up in the race by July 1. "If we're not up Ihere in or near first place by that time I will be concerned," he s*ld. "But not un- lil then." The Phils moved Into fourth Yesterday's Results' SOUTHERN LEAGUE • Birmingham 6, New Orleans 3. Nashville 10, Chattanooga 3. Mobile 11, Atlanta 7. Little Rock 4, Memphis 2. lion as u. S. Senator. There fs-omy one announced candidate for state railroad and public utilities commissioner, Hammond Fowler, Rock- A'ood, the incumbent. Republicans have only one an- ounced candidate for '• governor id none for Senator or utilities 1 . However, they hav« vely races building up on one and eriiaps both of the two Congres- lonal districts they normally con- •ol. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 12. Brooklyn 3. Philadelphia. 4, New York' 1. INo games scheduled). Pet. .440 .356 Pet. .438 .340 The Arkansas-Missouri Checker . AMERICAN LEAGUE Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE (All night games) Memphis at Little Rock. Atlcnta at Mobile. Birminghani at New Orleans. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Boston, night. Cincinnati at New York, night. St. Louis at Brooklyn. Chicago at Philadelphia. AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at Cleveland, night Washington at Chicago. Boston at Detroit. New York, at St. louis. place with a 7 to 1 triumph over the Association will sponsor a five coll- j Giants at Philadelphia In which nty checker tournament at the I Blix Donnelly pitched four-Wt Court House In PiKgoll Sunday ; ball and contributed a triple to the afternoon, it was announced today, winning 10-hlt attack. Rookie Joh Checker plnycrs from Dunklln Blatnik ^d the Phils with three am! Pcmlscot Counties in Mlssoiir! hits. ' cvml Mlsslslppi.^ Greene, and Clay I There were no other ma)or counties in Arkansas will partlcl- league games icheuled. prttc in the folirncy. The meet will be divided Into two divisions, A imd B, with play scheduled to start at. 1 o'clock. He laid off tourney play somewhat during the Winter and has spent nearly a week here preparing to defend his crown. One day last week he finished a 31, five under par, for far the best nine holes posted In test play. Mangrum, too, was a likely title prospect. The playing pro at George S. May's Tarn O'Shanter course in Chicago since he came out of the Army, Mangrum won the National Open in 1946 and was a consistent star last season. This year he top- i ped the Winter money winners with more than $12,000 In his pocket, just for playing golf. HABiORIE REYNOLDS-BINNIE BARNES VAN JOHNSON Read Courier News Want Ads. Field in Tennessee Governor's Race Cut NASHVILLE. Tenn., May 18. (UP Withdrawal of retired Judge T.' f.. Coieman, Lewlsburg, from the race leaves only four announced candidates for Democratic nomipation 'or governor today, with less thun three weeks remaining before the June 7 deadline for Qualifying. There are also four announced candidates for Democratic nomina- MARK HEUINGER SEAGRAM'S 7CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Proof. 65% Grain Heulral Spirili. 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