The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 21, 1948
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Cards Head for Boston After Third Straight Win Over Bums; Indians Widen American Lead Mf C*r! Uu>44ti!st VmHt* rmw &po<U Writer , >fcy W. (U.P.)— Take tile NaUoiml I/WKue's beta i>ileli- hHtHig ,ij>re« tiwt ha* txxxited tli« club's butMng HWrage gsmes, shiikt In a little o r the old "Giwtimise GHIIR" spirit you »»y have » pennant foi uiuU. At least tiiHt was wlmt (lie guy in town, Malinger Eddie r at those GannontmU Cnrdinnls, wna thinking today a* )>e mid Hie -flf Ing Birds left for Boston and an important scrips with the Benverj. e were due to start hitting ami* f the pitching holds up we add «*«'t ask for much more," said Texas .Eddie after Die Cards bombarded the Dodgers, 13 to 4 for a. i»wp of the three gnme scries in Nushvitle clubs' sixth Blrininulium Pittsburgh . I Boslon Philadelphia . Brooklyn . .. Chicago . - Cincinimti . AMKKK'AN 1 Clev ferooMyn Riid 111* rfraight victory. . ivioune Duting that six gitme spice the • MrnmliK Carte collected 68 hits nnd -17 runs \ ....'.„ and- boosted their team average! M'^".,' «=om .M7, next to the lowest in the i ciialtiuio •oajor leagues, to a respecl able i iu,,,,,,' .25*. Key inun in the drive was I ilemmltr Stan Musial. who went from a .348 mark to .411. He sot 11 hits In 15 limes nt. but in the Dodger series, winding things uji yesterday with a homer, two doubles mid a single. The "gashouse spirit" bollerl up yesterday wlicn the Cards became incensed over what Dyer insisted vas the Intentional benning of catcher Del nice bv relief pitcher . Hugh Casey. Casey, normally a control expert, previously had hit Whitey Kurowski In the back with a pitch and when Rice wai felled „,.,,, and shaken up badly. Dyer pro- i ""'"'Iclplna tested that Casey should be ejected New Yuik •• from tile game. He argued so long i Dctl 'o" • ••• i*mf he was thrown out himself—! 81 - ! -""' s ••• Mi unusual situation for the mild- : Boston mannered Texan. ' Washington . Fourth Win for FullMI Chicago Rice, before being felled drove in fcMir runs with a pair of doubles K Howie Pollet coasted to his fcmth straight victory, a victory Which put the Cards 2'i sanies •head of the second place Giants. The Peppery Pirates also put on • big hitting show at Boston, gti- ttng 17 safe blows Including Ralph Miner's ninth homer in a 13 to 0 triumph over the Bruvus Come- Backer Elmer Riddle won his fourth (Mine and his second shutout, hokl- Ikf Boston to four hits. • Sin-hit pitching by Howard Pox •ave the Reils a 3 to 1 victory over tie Giants at New York ' with nooH-ie Virgil Stiillcup supplying the UHlch on three singles and a walk ( The Cubs, backed by Bill Nichol•on's triple and double ami Hoy •nalley's first major league homer topped the Phils at Philadelphia I t* }. Tanks Sl:iu(hler While Rox Joe DimngBlo had his biggest day ff tt» season at Chicago when he »«t two homers, a triple, a double •n* a single, uniting In six runs e* the Yankees massacred the IVhite Sox, 13 to 2 oti 22 hits. The Tigers won from the Alhle- Mcs, 4 to 2 at Detroit on five-hit pitching by Freddy Hulcbinson and ».l«-hit attack in which Bob Swift alt, a homer and two singles untl «*orge Vico and pal Mullin ench . jot three hits. Sam Oinpinnii robbed Hulchhuon of a slnilout with * two-run Jiomer. The Cleveland Indium went s f«ve-aiKi-a-half ahead in the American by trimming the Boston Red Sox, 13 to 4. in a night gniuc. The Browns battered six pitchers tor 18 hits to whip the Washing- ion Senators, 17 to 7, In n 51. I-oui.s night, game. Al iZekc) Xarillu, with three hiUs and five rims-batied-in. the Brown hitting which gave Baseball Standings SOUTHERN I.KAGUK W. I,. 22 2.'! 19 W. 16 14 M 13 14 11 10 10 W. 16 10 15 H 10 11 11 4 Pel. .fiUI .657 .516 .545 .474 .3H2 .371 .333 Pet. .(59G .583 •.S3S .520 .5)9 .423 .417 .345 It. P(". 'S .757 9 .640 9 .1,25 14 .500 12 .4S5 14 .440 .440 _BLYTHEVrLI,K (ARK.)' OOURIErt KEWS Cor and Cup inpphanl in last year's 500- jnilt race on the Indianapolis Speedway. Mauri Hose rides \vilh the Boig-Wanier Victory Trophy on which the veteran hopes lo rolnin n hold. M;iy 31. Rose w;is clocked at 132 miles ttn hour, ojie of the l.Tps in the history of the; two-and- a-half miJe u\'id. 19 .174 Yesterday's Results SOI1THKKN I.KAOIJK Atlanta 8, New Orleans 3. Cbattnnoosa JC. Memphis 3. Utllc Rock 12. Nashville 6. Mobile 9. BirmlnKimni a. NATIONAL l.KAOUK St. Louis 13. Hruoklyn 4. Chicago 5, Philadelphia .1, Cinciiuiuil 3, New York 1. Pittsburgh 13, Uoston 0. AMERICAN I.KAGIJK St. Louis 17, WushingUm 7. Cleveland 13, Boston 4, Detroit 4, Philadelphia a. New York J3, Chicago 3. Tgday's Games SOi;TllKKX Z,KA(.;(JE Night giunes: ClKitlntiooRa nt Memphis. Nashville' at Little Rock. Mobile at BlrmiiiKhnin. New OI-IEIUIS al Atlnnta. the win lo frank BLscan and the''" ""' Ci " 1|is Cu l> ions to Early Wynn. diilf Coiinlry Clu Xrmere/ Bosebo// Cluk Tm flay Manila Nine The Armorel Tigers and Ihe ! bettor than 50 to 1 Vaniln Csrdinals. two of Mississippi j hiird-hiuiiij; Yuiik.s County's top indcpendcnl basebnll NATIONAL I.KAtiUR Clilcngu nt New York. Pittsburgh nt Urooklyn. Cincinnati nl Pliiliutelpiuu, night. St. Louis at Uoslun, ulglu. AMKKH'AN I.KACIIE New York at Chicago. Philadelphia nt Detroit. Boston nt Clcvi'hind Washington nt St. Louis. \J.5. Team 3-2 Favorit* In Curtis Cup Play SOUTHl'OUT, Eng.. Mny 21. ltli>) —CioUing jjnls Horn ihe Unilnl Stales and Gieul Briiuiii picked up ti)dny where I hey left oft in 1938 ;is ilicy resumed their rivalry Cup matciies nt Birk. Club, Officially I lie U.S. women are 3 !o 2 favovilcs in the competition, whi;:h consists of tliree foursomes todny and six .single mulches tomorrow. Unofficially, British experts are saying Mint ihcir Iciim should rale no nsi the Golfers Begin Match Play in PGA Tourney ST. LOUIS. May 21. (UP)—The boys who nuikc playing Bolt their business set out grimly today to eliminate each other ill the 'lim round of imitch play of the SOIh animal PGA championships where big money rides en every stroke. A field ol (M ulny-fui -pay stills, who survived qualifying 'rounds Wednesday and Tlnnsitay, facc.l two rounds of sudden death play today. When dusk halls the shooting, there will be only IB players left in competition nnd, it the tourney follows the pattern of other years, -some of these will be surprise*. Prime objects for upset fever over the par-71 Norwood Hills course were defending champion Jim Fei- rier of San Fiancisco, and hurley Stewart (Skipl Alexander, a 28- ycar-old Lexington, N. C., challenger who linir.hed as medalist. AU'.vaiuN'r, who slushed one stroke otf par with a 10 on his first round, riddled the regulation figures on his second go al ihe 6.426-yard layout, lie toured the [ nine in 32, three under par, but renlly sinned lo roll on the second halt of the ciiuise. He bint.'cd four of the first ^six hole.s, five ol the next eight nnd wu.s eight under pur with only one hole to play. Needing only a par lo tie tin- 63 record lor 18 hoh'.s in HO A play, srt by p'iri-!er lit Portland in 1SM8. /Mc.vitmlrr found the 18th too much. Hud he. nutiie the par to tie ttie fil. , he would have shattered the 1M with which Ferricr won tlse medal two years ago. Kilowatters Overpower Razorbacks Ark-Mo Powers rejuvenated Kllo- wntlers poumled out a 20 to 1 vit- tory over the Kn/,orbaclc Drive-in In a City Softbnll League tilt play, ed at Walker Pa:k lost night I.e<i >iy catcher BUI llounsavall who doubled In the second and homered In the fiiUi. knocking In i lour runs. Hip Kitowaliers got to | Ciirrol Cillssfjn, Rnxiii-bnck hurler for seven .s»/etie< In five Innings forcing him to the bench in the last frame. I Errors afield were cosily to the' Rnzoruuck nine us more than half of the Kllowatters' runs were un. j earned. Glissoii's wllilness kept' htm in trouble most of the wny and allowed five runs to cross' Ihe plnte. ' ; Slcwnrt Hurley started on the mound for the Kilowalters and gave ! U)> only two scrrncli singles In tile '< five innings that lie worked. Ciur- I ley gave wny to Hill nenton In j the sixth frame nfier the Kilo- watlr-rs liari built u,, „ Mibstnncinl i 18 to 1 lend. I Denton Imrleci (he last two inn- f IUKS givliu; up only one hit, an' Infield stiiKlc. The fiav.orbiicks' lone tally came In the second inn- ; Johnny Doimer of Die Phillips M n - j lor Company nine threw a one- hltlni- nt Die Coca Coin Bottlers in a preliminary practice tilt us his team males 'pounded out a 7 ' to 1 victory. The lone bingle giv- ' en up by Donner was a sixth inn- Ing homer by nil) Blue. Hill Hawkins hurled for the Bottlers givintr up 8 nils. New Workman's Compensation Act For State Planned Hnlph Kiner picked up where he left oli la s ( Fall when the your.* Pittsburgh outfielder tied Johnr.y Mize of tht Giants for the major Icasiio home ruu championship with 51 circuit clouts. TRIDAY.'MAY 21, 1948 Chtcks-Osccolo Missco League Game Postponed With ihe |»st|>onment of the Mlythevllle Chfcfc-Osceola Indian affair, only two games art scheduled to be played In the Mississippi County Semi-Pro Baseball League this week-end. The Chick-Indian fracas scheduled for Walker Park Sunday Hftcmoon. was called off yesterday due to baccalaureate services at Blythcville High School. The game will be played at a later dale, Sylvester "Pop" Mosley, Man- aiser of Chicks stated. The other two games on Sun- dny's menu will find the Hays Store nine of Dogwood meeting the Lutes Bulldogs at Lutes and Ihe Victoria Red Sox playing at Number Nine. Both games are scheduled to get underway at 2:30. LITTLE UOCK. May 21. IUP> Chairman Dave Peel of the Stnle Workmen's Compensation Commission rrvenlcd today Hint a joint I Jnbor-indmlry committee is plnn- Peel said the proposed new act [would ••liberalize" the compensation system. It will be placed on Ihe No- vember election ballot. The net would raise (lie maximum weekly benefit payments lo em- ployes or their dependents to S2f> from the present $20 maximum, siid raise UK- maximum lotnl payable . ... ... , 'ran $7,000 to $8,000. j KITZ THKATKK, MANILA mug to submit n new compensation In cases where both sides could «< „ E jla* to the_ void's of Arkansas. . uot agree on the amount of em * Sund>) '' May 23 plover liability, lhi> case could be taken to court, nnd the loser of the suit would be required to pny the employee's attorney tecs. vole auiijjisl McClellan even though he had no opposition. They charged he was atiti-lnbor and had President Truman's attempts to help ARK. >nK cntilinuirijj f,,r six (8) day REOUI.AR ADMISSION. labor. cTv^r %% ^^^l^^^pecud -•-•-•- ' At Coliseum Relays LOS ANGELES, May 21. (UP) — :cvcnly thmisntirt Inns, tile biggest o'clock. This will be the first night baseball game played in lilyihcville since 19*0 when Ihe Class "D" Northeast Arkansas League disbanded. This will nlso be the Tigers and the Cardinals meeting this year. The Cards and Tigers will play the second game of their series on the Armorel diamond Simclnv afternoon. crowd Read Courier News Wnnt Ads. c\'cr to see a noii-olympic Iratk. IUIMH in the us., wu.s expert, ..... ed in Meinoiiul Colisoinu tonighl firm I ' or lhe «mm»l CuhM-uiu iel»>s. Pre-iurn lickt-l sales inditi>l,-d the cru\v<t \u>uld top last yciu •'< a>- tfiiriiincc «t 4H.CCO by sonic 22.000. It uoiikj be ihe biy^ imci: cru\\d in ihc nallon since 100,00;! fans jiininu-ci the same coliseum Mr ihc oprning and clasut? ccreinonu\s of the 1932 Olympic gumcs. ( State's Workers Asked i To Oppose McClellan } HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. May i tUP>—Arkansas workers were asked ' j today lo register a protest vote against U. S. Sen. John L. McClellan by the League for Polilicnl Education of Hie State Fecterntion of l^ilwr. Spokesmen nt Ihe nico) Inc nf thp J Priliticnl League ycsu'rday urged Ihc wi'fh choicest groin n«utrol iiriU Sitt instead of being bottLed immedl- nlely, "Tliomp- son" ij pu) bock i nto b or r e 11 to moke II imoottxr, Institr. rd Wlilxkry 8fi V rnnl. Thr srral M In rhis proriurl .ire 4 y^rs olrt. ( A MILLION AMERICAN BOYS CAN'T BE WRONG! \ !!*• for ItRTHOAYS • Ifd GIFTS HlcKI R N SCHOOL BELTS A must on the campus of thousands of HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES • Wide, Handsome, Genuine Saddle Leather Belli • Solid Bronze, Hand-tBjt Signets EXCLUSIVELY DESIGNED FOR Blyrhevilla High School May be worn as either SCHOOL OR DRESS BELT NOW ON SALEl Only i as Set A SCHOOL BELT Will ALWAYS BE WORN BY MEN IN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE AND WILL BE TREASURED ALL THROUGH LIFE MARTIN & BOYDSTON "Everything for Men & Boys" INDIANAPOLIS 500-MILE RACE 9:4S lo 10:15 ».m. 11:30 I.I 11: IS a.m. 12: IS lo 1:00 p.m. 2:00 to I:is p.m. HON., MM 31, The bis htonrfriiM r>f xC»i"'«&x TllEI,i RI .<-r!IW,. /V f /*i^ Cdloit lo \rnir f^i.-.r / 3'^R Doclnr ,,l Molor« TUNE IN: SfONSOKID HY JOHN MILES MILLER Co. IHslribulor V-llh Ihi looporolion ol The rntinvfatturttwt of """T CIRCU Fijlon Rin,, 123 W. rimnp 'i(J07 niytheville, ArV. •AREBAIX COMMISSIONEHR The post of baseball commissioner WM esUbllshed la 19M Kenesaw Mountain LaodU filled it until his de»th, upon which A B "Happy" Chandler succeeded him as the Mcond man to hold the position. ^ This week'. r » mM will win<1 Hp Ihe Ilrst round of the league's 30- ganie round-robin schedule Each team in dated to meet all other memberu four times during tht 20-week aeason. Head Courier News Want Adi. nui Opening 1; KurU 1.3% BASE Theatre D«ily Show 7 p. m. Admission 10c-30c Matint* Saturday and Sunday Friday A Saturday (DOUBLE FKATVKF.) "PRIDE OF THE WEST" with Hopalonj Cmmdf Gabby Hayi 'NEATH CANADIAN SKIES" with Ruwtll lUyden and Inez Cooper Mm Technicolor Cartoon Friday & Saturday "DRIFTING RIVER" wllh Eddie Dean Serial: "Th« Roj.l Mounted Again." Shortu Saturday Midnite Show Starts W:4S P.M. "THE CHASE" with Robert Cummingn, Michele Morgan ALv> ShorU Sunday anrf Monday "Monticur Beaucairc" Bob Hope Joan Cailfleld Patrick Knowles Wiraer News; Abo Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday and Saturday "LUCKY TEXAN" with John Wayne Cartoon t 7th Chanter "AdventuTOn i>f Re* and Rinly" SATURDAY KITE OWL~SHO«T "Follow That Woman" with • William Garrifan anj Nancy Keller Aba Cartoom Sunday and Monday ||»*".,* B&OJ* BgBt-ttK® Y Friday Midnile Show A Starts 11:30 All Seats 60< Including Tax Warner News and Comedy KIKMA ON THE STAOF. Matinee l.'>t and 35e NlnhU l.Sc and New Theatre Manila'i Finest Shows F.VCRV NIGHT Box Openi Week n»T» 7:M r. Matinee Satordn.T A Scndaj Sat.-Snn. 1 f.m. C«nL ShowiBf BLYTHtVILLES ONLV Alt WHITE THEATRE Show SUrls Weekdays 7:00 p.m. .Saturday 1:80 p.m.; Sunday Z p.u Tonight I MASK KELLINfiElt,,,;,,,, Ernest Hemingway's . ROBERT SIODim 4HUUH iQ Cinderella Jones" with Robert Altla and Joan Leslie Also Cartoon Friday OWL SHOW 'DEAD OF NIGHT" with Michael Krrtsravr* Sally Ann Howes Also Staije Show DOC KIUMA'S SPOOKS Saturday "Billy th« Kid in Texas' with with Boh Stcple anil Al (Fuzzy) St. John •trial: "Mystery Hirer Boat" Cartimn Saiurday Owl Show At 11 r.M. 'BEYOND BENGAL' wilh Harry Schcncks Serial: "Black Widow* Als» Cartoon Sunday and iUonday- DOTJBLK FEATCSK "THE HARVEY GIRLS" with John Horiiak. Judy Cat-land and *»>/»<* A/f«s Hif IT ALL Also News ,t- Cartoon Tonight "PUDDIN' HEAD" with j«*jr Cano^a Selected Short Subject. Saturday 'Oklahoma Badlands' with Allan "RocK?" 1*an* • nd Selected Shnrl« SATVUUAY OWI. SHOW 'THINGS TO COME' with Raymond Mawer Alw Short Subject* Sunday »nd Monday "Call Norrh*id« 777" with Jam«« Sfewari Rkhard On'< •elected SlMrt Blytheville Glass Co. Joe Atkins BM|r. H«y. «t So. Auto Glass Installed \Vhile You Wait Safety Glass Window Glass Structural Glass Store Front Metal Plate Glass Mirrors A Complete Glass Service Also Glass Blocks Furniture and Desk Tops We Also l)o Caulking! Phont 3142 F. A. Stanley, Owner

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