The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 20, 1948
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PAOK SO Washington Uses Stolen Bases To Down White Sox 4-1; Jansen Stops Reds 5-0 for Fourth Win By Can Landqulst Halted Frew Sports Writer ; NBW YORK, K»y 20. (U.P.)— In an election year when most Senator* are running for office the Washington Senators »re running for hud and nuking it pay off in victories. It paid off jretterday with a three run rally that featured two double tteali and »ave Walt Masterson a 4 to I triumph over th e white Sox at Chkafo. The Senators who with 15 stolen bales for the season now lead every club in the majors in that o!t- overlooked department, simply .••shoplifted" the game. Chicago, with Joe Haynes pitching steady tall, led 1 to 0 until the seventh when Ed Stewart and Mickey Vcr- non singled and noth went down on a double steal. Jake Early walked and Early \Vynn delivered a 'pinch-hit single to score tM "thieves." Marino PiereUl went in as a pinch-runner for Wynn antt with Early on the scoring end, they worked a second double steal to complete the three run rally. Mas- tenon, w)x> scattered seven hits. scored his third victory and his second over the White Sox who dropped their seventh straight game at home. They liave yet to win there. Hal Newhonser, pitching like tho treat lefty he was In previous campaigns, held the Red Sox to (our hits and struck out six In a 4 to 1 triumph at Detroit. Newhouscr, keeping them low In the pinches, forced the Red Sox to hit into six double plays, four of which he started himself, Wertx Honerc In Ninth The game was a fine duel with Klii Kinder until Vic WerU broke it up with a three-run homer In th« ninth. Kinder had given up onlr two bit* until the ninth, one * homer by Pit Mullin. before he jlalded two tingles and the home run ball to WerU. The Yankees ended a three gam: lodnc itraak by beating the Browns. • to 4, at St. Unite on a four run MTtrrUi Inning rally In which Yogi Berra's base-clearing double was the big blow. Ed Lopat, though touched for 12 hits, survived shakily for his second victory. Bobby Feller won his filth of the •eaaon for Cleveland over the' Athletics, t to 1, In a night game. Fel- Jer almost had a perfect game. He l»r« up only one scratch single and one walk until the ninth when Pete Audar/i tingle and Kdrlle Joost's tubtequent double spoiled the shutout. JaBMtt Stop* Reds Htchinf with nearly perfect control, Larry Janien, sophomore ace of the Giants scored his fourth victory at New York, blanking the Beds, 5 to 0, on seven scattered hits. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville .. Birmingham Memphis .. Mobile Atlanta New Orleans Chattanooga Little nock W. 22 23 IS 18 17 ..13 12 10 1.. Pet. 10 .688 11 -678 .561 .563 .459 .394 353 .313 NATIONAL LKAOUK W. xSt. Louis H New York 14 Boston ]3 Philadelphia H Pittsburgh 13 xBrooklyn 11 Chicago 9 Cincinnati 9 x—Night giime. U Pet. 687 .'509 jj42 .538 .520 .453 391 321 struck out five and walked only on*. Homers by Whitey Lockman and BUI Rlgney gave him all the help he needed. Stan Uusial's live hits In live , official trips fed the Cardinals' 18- blotr attack as they whipped the Dodgers 14 to 7 under the lights of Xbbets Meld. Brooklyn used five pitchers in the three and a half < hour marathon. ; The Pirates slipped from third to filth place in the National League • standings when they lost to th2 •raves 4 to I. Verri Bickford pitch• «d for Boston and allowed only five • WU as he scored his first major I league victory. i A four- hit rally with none out in '• the ninth gave Philadelphia a 2 to ' 1 decision over the Cubs. The Phillies were trilling 1 to 0 at the •tart of their inning. ! Johnny Blatnik tripled and scor- , ed when Del Ennis, the next man up, doubled. Then came Eddie Mill| er, who singled. Next was Howie . Bchultz. He also singled, bringing Ennis home with the run that broke up the game. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pel. Cleveland 15 c .714 Philadelphia 16 8 .CG7 ' Not Too Old to ]*im ! SCHUYLERVILLE, N. Y. tUP)— , Mrs. w. Elmer Shaver, 59. a grand- i mother, will be graduated irom [ Bchuylervllle Central High School j-thli spring. With an average grade i of 87 per cent, she stands sixth hi < her class. Thief RepenU YONKERS, N. Y. (UP)-A con- BASE Theatre Daily Show 7 p. m. Admission 10c-30c Matinee Saturday Sunday Tonight "QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS" With Patricia Morrison Robert Lowery Warner New, R«J Serial: Chapter 1 -Jack Armrtrong' A Saturday (DOUBLE FEATDRB) "PRIDE OF THE WEST" Ca««My 'NIATH CANADIAN SKIES" wtU New York Detroit ... Boston Washington St. Louis . Chicago M 13 11 11 G09 .481 .453 .458 .420 .182 Who's on First? BLYTHET7LL* (ARK.T COTHIER HEW» Red Sox 1 , pitcher Jack Kramer THURSDAY, MAY W). I Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 20. Chattanooga "S. Nashville 7, Little Rock 2. Birmingham 4, Mobile 3. Atlanta 3-6, New Orleans 2-1. NATIONAL New York 5, Cincinnati 0. Philadelphia 2, Chicago 1. Boston 4, Pittsburgh 1. St. Louis 14, Brooklyn 7. AMERICAN LKAGUB Washington 4. Chicago I, New York 8. St. Louts 4. Detroit 4, Boston ]. Cleveland 6. Philadelphia i. Today's Games SOUTHERN IEAOUE Chattanooga »t Memphis, night New Orleans at Atlanta. Mobile at Birmingham. Nashville at Little Hock. NATIONAL LEAGUE Clnclnntl at Ne«- York. St. Louis at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia. AMERICAN LEAGUE New.York at Chicago. Philadelphia at Detroit. Boston at Cleveland, night. Washington at St. Louis, night. science-stricken thief who stole a collection box of coins for an anticancer drive from the Yonkers railroad station returned It the next day, apparently without having removed a coin. Net Tourneys Arranged by Blytheville 'Y' Announcement of plans for "Y" tennis tournaments for Junior and Senior High School plnyers June 2126 was made this morning by J. L, Thompson, chairman of the "Y' Tennis Committee. Separate tourneys will be conducted for junior high boys and girls and senior high students with awards to the victors in each contest. First round matches will be played on June 71 and M with oerni-final and linal rounds on Friday and Saturday of the same week, according to Mr. Thompson. Registration Wanks are available at the "Y". Players should register as early as possible so that derinlte tournament schedules can be arranged. Mr. Thompson stated that the "Y" courts are now in the best condition since their construction and tliat additional improvemems planned for the near future. Ne\s nets lire on order and will be available before the tournament date. Additional tournaments for men and women tennis enthusiasts will be set up later in the Summer. Memphis Football Clinic Planned by Coach Leahy Prank Leahy, Notre Dame football coach who was named for the second straight year to pilot the Armorel, Manila Baseball Teams To Play Tonight Night baseball will return to Blytheville tomorrow night when tiie Armorel Tigers meet the Manila collegiate all-stars, will conduct a football school and clinic in Memphis June 2-5, it was announced today. The school will be free to all college, high school and grammar school football coaches of the Mid- South area, the announcement said. The school and clinic will be sponsored Jointly by the Early Max- h the Athletic of Department University of Mississippi. hl« and of the Two Tilts Booked For Tonight in 'Y' Softball Series Play In the Blythevlll* Y'» City Softball League will be returned tonight with the playinf of two games at Walker Park. HlchlKhtinf tonight's pUy will be the tussle between the Raaor- b»cki Drive-In nine and the leacua leading Ark-Mo Kilowatleri In the night cap. The Raaorbaclu will be seeking their first win of the Mason after Battling the Hay* Store Grocers to a 6-6 deadlock last week and the Kllowatters will be Cardinals In an Independent fame under the lights of Walker Park. Game time is set for 8 o'clock. The Tigers and the Cardinal*, both members of the Blytheville Y's amateur league last year, severed their associations with any league and went strictly on their own this year. This will be the first meeting of the two teams. This will be the first test of the new 1500-watt arcs installed at Walker Park this Spring. The new light* were Installed by the Mississippi County Fair Association to accommodate night games of the Mississippi County Semi-Pro League which are scheduled to start ne*t week. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Only 18 Qualify In First Round Of PGA Tourne ST. LOUIS, May ».— (UP)— p ro - totl't bif names, both old and young, wer* In full command today as the ranking play-for-pay linksmen took off for the final alifjrint round at the 30th annual POA championship. After first day's firing, when only II men could crick the par rt defin rood Hill« course, It! links In better than par were Chick the medalist, would • Harbert, Detroit; Lawson Little gent when the! Cleveland; Prank Moore of Si! Tonight "ANGELS ALLEY" with Eul Ride Kld« 'News i Comedy Friday and Saturday "LUCKY TEXAN" with John Wayne Cartoen 4 Tth Chapter "Adventures of Rex and Rlnty* after their •econd win in order to remain Ued with the .Grocers (or Ute lM|ue'* top ipoi. In tenlght't tint fame the re tulartf tchMulM tilt between the Jayce«« *nd the Coca Colt Bottler* h»* b**n pcxtpotud due to a conflict with the Jayeees' Installation tenquet and * practice game between the Bottlert and the Phillips Motor team hu been booked, J. P. Oarrott, T director announced this morning. The Jaycee-Bottler contest will be re-teheduled tor a later date he said. New Theatre Manila't Finest Rh«w» EVERY NKiHl B«i Opeita Week Daji !:«• f. m Matinee 8at«rtI>T A Sindx? Sat-Sun. 1 p.m. c«nL Showing Tonljht "ARIZONA" with Jemn Arth.r mn4 William AIM Short Holden Friday "PUDDIN' HEAD" with 'Judy Canofa Selected Short Subject. Saturday 'Oklahoma Badlands' with Alia* "fceeky" Lane- an« Selected Short* YOU WOULDN'T CONSULT A HOUSEPAINTER ON A PORTRAIT BRAKES SLUGGISH? 5K OUR EXPERT FOR nmu BRAKE ADJUSTMENT TRAFFIC LIGHTS at, now in fh. process of being installed in oil of Blyrhe- ville's con 9 esred areas. Be sure your brakes are in Perfect Adjustment P.T.HANEY ELMER STONE '"VICE MGR. SHOI , FOR|MAN BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY ... „ Penna, Cincinnati, 19M tfti. hnM." ' j V"u'« \*" d I> res * nt tltleholder Jim Ferrier, IMS title holder, ind Bob Ham- < San Francisco. w | t i, 79'., t ilton, Laimover, Md., 1944 champ,, • had the first day'a best scores, each with a snappy five-under-par I Giant seaweeds off the coast of „ i Chlle Krow to a length of 240 feet Right behind the leaders were and have fronds 50 feet, in rilam- Gene Sar»r«n, «-ye«r-old vet who'eter. won hlj first of three PGA crowns j In 1922, and Herman Keiser, a never, never man from Akron, O. Each of them powered a 67 over the short 6.427-yard links. At 68, Ed Oliver of Seattle, Wash, and Sain Snead. While Sulphur Springs, Va., represented the former PGA champs. With them were Jimmy Demaret, Ojai, Cal., always a big money winner but never a major national titleholder. and young Pet* cooper, from Ponte Vedra, Pla., never a big winner. Others who .snaked around the BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ^iLJVH_T^TfJEA^E Show SUrU Weekday* 7:M p.m. Saturday 1:M p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. Dial Openini 1; SUrU 7:3» I-ast Time Today Walt I)i»nr>-'i 'Fun and Fancy Fr»e" Also Three Stooges Comedy Warner News Also Short! Friday ft Saturday "DRIFTING RIVER" with Eddie De*B Serial: "The Koja! MounleJ Rides Ajain." ALso Short* Cinderella Jones" with Robert Alda and Jnan Leslie Also Cartoon Friday OWL SHOW "DEAD OF NIGHT wilh Michael Kedrravr* Sally Ann Howes Also Stage Show DOC KIRMA'S SPOOKS Saturday 'Billy the Kid in Texas" with with Rob Slecle and Al (Fuxry) St. John Serial: "Mystery River Boat" AU* Cartoon at HUGHES.. You're Off to a Summer of COMFORT IN TH1SE FINE Phone 4422 Gabardines... Rayons... Tropicals Seersuckers... Washable Cords For that leisurely comfortable feeling ... for smootKe draping appearance . . . For exacting style and fit, her* are new summer lightweight slacks that are "fops". Offered in both pleated and conservative styles, they're full cut and meticulously tailored hv America's for»most tailors. Step into a pair of them now and you'll agree they're the last word. All sixes ... . AH colors. From *7 50 to *20°° WHERE THE MAN WHO KNOWS . . . 1UYS HIS CLOTHES R. D. HUGHES CO.

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