The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 24, 1948
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EIGHT BLYTHEVTLLI (ARK.)' COUfclB* NEWS MONDAY, MAY 24, 1948 Baseball Standings MIS.SCO l.EAGUK W. Osc.cula , ,, Lutes Victoria Number Nine Dogwood Hlythoville PC 1.000 .81)0 .500 Ma ,W(1 .000 -SOUTHERN Nashville . .. Birmingham Mobile Memphis . . Atlanta , ... New Orleans Chattanooga . I.iltle Rock . L. 12 IS 16 17 22 22 2:t 25 Pet. .676 .6r>8 M :i .405 .395 iVMMUCAN I.KAO11K W. L. Victoria Red Sox Maul Number 9 for 8-0 Win in Missco League And Third Place in Standings Victoria's rejuvenated Ked Sox got Uiree-hit pitching from tHsir ace hurler hoe \Voldon as they mauled Number Nifte 8 to 6 in a Mississippi County Semi-Pro League game at Number Nine yesterday afternoon, Weldon's masterful pitching performance kept Ihe heretofore hard-slugging Number Nine batters completely at bay AS lie scattered the three bin^les between two players. Tills was the Sox' second win of** Iht* year against as many defeats and It moved them into third place in the league standings with Number Nine Tailing a half-team? back into fourth. It was Weldon's second triumph of the season. While ihe Red Sox were having a field day at bat, Number Nine pitched in with an miiiMially ixwi 1 day afield. Number Nine nlayri's committed live errors, which accounted for more than half of the fiox 1 runs. Manager Moove of Number Nine used three hurlers in a vain effort to stop the* .surging Sox. Kd Higgeiibotltnm ojwncd (in the mound, pitching three and t\vo- thirds innings before being relieved by Lope/. O'Kiine. O'Knne Lasted until the sixth when Howard Har- gcr took over. Barker shut the Her! Sox out during his four innings but (he damage was already rtone, Slovnll paced the .Sox at bat with two singles and a triple in five trips and Ted Fisher led Number Nine with a double and a single. Lut.'s Bulldogs \\'in In ihe only other league game played yesterday the Lutes Store Bulldogs remined second place by knocking off the I fays Store nit*; of Dogwood 7 to 2- Two errors in the last half of the iinal inning robbed the Hulttio^.s of a shut-out allowing Dogwood to push across two runs, Dennis Wolford opened for the Bulldogs and worked until the sixth inning when he loaded tno bases. Bill Dcnton relieved Wolford and retired the next three men to work out of the holt-. Den ton was within one out of the two-hit shul-out when' Charley Hicks, Bu! !d og second ba-sema n, dropped Grovcr Whittle's jx>]» fly to start\he Dogwood rally, Wallace Hay then doubled Whittle home for Ihe first run and scored later on another infield error. Gene Bearden opened for Dogwood and lasted until the -seventh when he was relieved by J. \V, West. TJie Bulldogs got to West for five runs in the seventh, knocking him from the box. Grovcr Whittle took over from there to finish the game. Night Games Scheduled Wayne Dill led the Hulltiop's •even-hit offensive punch with two singles in five trips- Dogwobd collected only two hiis off the Buli- dogs with Hays' two-bagger being the only extra-base blow. Osceola and Blytheville failed to *ei action y cstcrd a y • wl i en t hr- ir game was postponed due to baccalaureate services at BlvthcviUc High School. Night games In the loot) are scheduled to begin this week wilh tilts slated for Wednesday night. Blytheville will entertain Uiles in Blytheville Golf Team Wins Match With Delegation from Jonesboro Led by >>ro Wendell Eaton who captured low-score honors with a ninc-iimler par 65, a team of Blytheville liolfera defeated Jones- Four Old-Timers On Wrestle Card For Monday Night Four old-timers HIT slated to SM action tonight In the tax mnl-i^,;. ... , „•-, ,-• —•••-"- ch feature of the American Legion's I „" ?. iS '," '' " a " "t«r-crlub inatch weekly wrestling program at the | yes.eldnvTuen',oS ^"'^ """ American Legion Arena. yehuiun>aite i oon. n. iiii j .,. . j . Wendell shot Ills 65 against Jolm- .lonlghU card will find Buck ,,y Bu/l<:k, state amateur champion I.awson, > veteran who has been , | n ma tch play. Blizlck grabbed imi- abscnt from the ring here for more ' ner-up Individual scoring honors tlmn a year, teaming wilh Bill j with n If. Jonesljoro'.s second low-scorer was George "Mooney" Puryear wlio loured the 18 holes In 10 strokes. Roland Hlshop, J,ynij b'nton and .Steddnm, the Texas eowlx>y, against Jack Moody and Jack Welch In Ihe tag main event. All four men are veterans of Promoter Mike Meroney'.s grappling show. This card will feature three different styles of wrestling. Kach member of the quartet is considered a capable opponent In most Adams each turned in It's (or Slythevllle. The lllytheville team won all but match with George Hubbard first home match and their second of the year. They were defeated by Jonesboro 18 to 11 In their first match In Jonesboro three weeks ago. Blythevllle'n next Inter - club match Is -scheduled for June 13 In Kennel t, Mo. Match scores yesterday follow: W. Raton defeated J. W. Buzlck Jr., 2 and 1. George Puryear defeated Oeorge Hubbard Jr. 2-0; Roland Bishop defeated K. G. Scott 3-0 and Dr. John CalUhaii defeated Barney Osment 2-0. L. Eaton defeated W. A. Turner 3-0; E. B. Gee Jr., defeated B. E. one Jr In Semi-Finals Of PGA Meet Am * rican * /„ §„•«,-,>, ST. LOUTS, May 24 (UP) — Claude Harmon, the princely putter from White Plains, took off in his semifinals inatch with Mike Tur- nesa today the most dangerous man remaining In the PGA golf tournament. Joshing Jimmy Demaret met bantam Ben Hogan In the other 3«-hole match play semi. All the survivors were well under regulation figures for their time ,. . , so far on the 6,467-yard course, and .Spencer 3-0; rye Adams defeated . there was little doubt that the first I SANDWICH. England, May 24.— (UP i—Defending champion Willie Tiirnesa of Elmsford, N. Y., and handsome Frank Stranahan of Toledo, O, were solidly installed the favorites as the British amateur golf championships got under way today. Mario Gonzalez, flashing-eyed Brazilian from Sao Paulo, was the next best !>et, leaving the Bri- tishers almost on the outside look- J. W, Buztck Sr., 3-0 and Hugh Tate any system but each has a certain t 0. Johnny lln^ick picked up Jones- style in which he \» best schooled. , bore's other point from Wendell Moody, a lumbering 230-poumler, j relies on his si/,e and weight as his chief weajxm against an opponent while and Welch are speedy and tricky and u*e their agility as tholr No. 1 line of de! fense. Sleddnm, a six-footer, though I slower than Welch and Lawson, Is a leg-hold arlisl. Two one-fall prrlimary bouts will precede the main event with Moody and Lawson pairing off the first and Welch and sted- durn tangling in the .second. boding to George Puryear 2 and i defeated A. B, Dyer 3-0. E. B. Gee Sr., defeated W. A. Khnbro 3-0; Dick Seal] defeated Cleveland , Philadelphia New York .. Detroit . ... Rt. I ouls .. Washington Bast on . Chicago . ,, 18 10 17 15 12 12 12 1 P-t. .M2 C55 .1)07 I .4291 .•ml .250 St. Ixinis . New York . Pittsburgh . I Boston . .. Philadelphia t Chicago , . Cincinnati . Brooklvn . NATIONAL I.KACUE W. tils ID u; 16 L. Pd. 8 .11)4 II 13 Cotton Pickers Win Game in Trumann t 3-7 Kenny Merrill, ace hurler ot the Kliton on the hack nine of their match. ' Thi.s was the BlvUicrllle Harry Horn 2-0 and Father Francis McDevitt defeated Bill Yopp team's \ 3-0 Vols Regain Lead With Double Win Over Chicks; Barons, Crackers Split one-half game ahead of the Bir- By JACK HAKVKV (United Press Sport* Writer) ATLANTA. Ga., May 2<. (UPt— lanta 11-1 In the nrst game of their The Nashville Vols regained their ; double bill yesterday but came back Southern Association lead today, i to win the second half, 11 lo 2. and they relied on a pair of nice ' A crowd of 15,248 saw the twin to slip over par would be eliminated } straightaway. It was that tough a tourney. Harmon, who won the Masters' championship in his only other start this year, had by far the roughest path of any contestant up until today. He climaxed the drive yesterday with a I-up, 42-hote victory over Slammin' Sain Snead of White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. It, was nearly dark before Harmon came in from the endurance struggle to Join Hogan, 194fi PGA champion. Dcmarct, one of the 1017's BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. mingham Barons, who bowed to Al-, leading money winners, ant! Tur- .M3 .552 16 ...14 ...II ... 12 ... 11 curtiljci went the route to win finale. 5 io 3. The Vols thus picked up a full - - .--- game on the Birmingham Barons, uiymcvllle Cotton Pickers, turned : who split a twin bill with Atlanta, in a ncal three-hit performance on ' and knocked the slag town sluggers Ditching Jobs Instead of home runs 1 bill at. nickwood Park and set a new 10 do it. j attendance record for a Southern The Vols won a double-header! lo °P contest in the Birmingham from Memphis yesterday behind the H" lrd hurling o( big Ben Wade and Aril ' rlle Crackers got to four Baron Cuccurllllo. Wade shut the Chicks 1 hurlers for 16 safeties in Ihe opcnor, out, in the opener, B to 0. and Cue- i including a home run by Tom Neill the !'" (ll<> s '"'h *Hh one on. Al ne?a, scion of one of golf's most famous families, for today's torrid scraps. But Claude, his putter clocking merrily, was up to victory and emerged the A-l threat of the tournament. . 553] the mound and hammered out two out o( their one-day occupancy of ., fi7 big hits at the plute to lead the Ihe loop's top spot 353 ' Yesterday's Results MISSCO I.KAGtIK Lutes 7, Dogwood 2. Victoria 8. Number Nine 0. (Only games) Pickers lo a 3 to I victory over the Trmnann Junior Legion nine in • Trnniann yesterday afternoon. i H was Merrill's fourlh consecutive win of the season, and by far Ills best performance. He received almost perfect backing from ills lenm male.s with short-stop Jack SOUTIIKHN I.KACIIK Nashville 8-5. Memphis 0-3. Atlanta 11-2, Birmingham 1-11. Chattanooga S, Little nock 7 (second game, nitnK Mobile 5, New Orleans 1. AMKK1CAN I.KAGtIK Philadelphia 7-8 St. Louis 3-1. New York 0-1. Cleveland 5-5. Chicago 4-4, Huston 3-3 tlO in- ningsl. Washington 1, Detroit 0 (1'2 innings). night affair at Walker Park and Victoria Journeys to Osccola for a contest tinder the lights. Dogwood and Number Nine wiH tangle Sunday afternoon at Dogwood. NATIONAL I.KACillK Rt. I-ouis 8-4, Philadelphia 3-1. New York 2. Pittsburgh Boston 8-12, Chicago 5-4. Cincinnati 6 Brooklyn S. For Wade it was Ihe fourth .stnilght pitching victory without a loss since he returned to the Vols from the Chicago Cute slightly over two weeks ago. He kept niiie Chick hils well spaced and kcf>l their scoring column blank. Cuccurulto 111 the sixth with one on. Al Yay- lian started on the mound for the Barons and wns charged with the loss although he lasted only until Ihe second inning. Carl I.indquist went the ronle for the Cracker to win. The nightcap was almost the same story in reverse. Jim Hedgecock won his third straight pitching victory (or the Barons while four Atlanta pitchers tried in vain to stymie Birmingham's 13-hit assault. Ken Deal pitched only part of the first inning for the Crackers but Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:04 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. hast Time Today. ta DOCBLB rEATUU •" "THE HARVEY GIRLS" with John IlodUk, Judy Garland and Ing In at their own tournament. Gonzalez beat Turnesa by on* stroke in the challenge cup Saturday. New Theatre Manila's finest Shows F.VKKY NIGHT Bo i Oyras Wetk I»ay« t:M f.m Matinee Saturday A Snn4my Sat.-Sim. 1 p.m. ConL Showing Tonight "Call NorthiU. 777", J with James Stewart Richard Cnnte Selected Short Subjects Tuesday "SLIPPY McGEE" with Don Barry and Dale Evans and Selected Shorts IT ALL CAME TRUE Re-release- i was listed as the loser. Wnlt Dropo The big righthander also led his learn in hitting, banging out a double and single In three trips. fcnr*k- ing in two runs. John Paul lltitch- erson batted In two runs with two singles and Alvin Duclos accounted for two tallies on one double. Beard hurled for Trumniui going all the way. The Pickers got to him for right binples, including two ex- Ira-base Wow.s. ko- ' vich for 11 more in the second. Burons Win and Lose Tiie double victory left the Vols Citric ncid. the acid of lemons | and oranges, is now made from milk. A suitable mold is fed on a solution of dried skim milk plus necessary mineral elements, and i the mold secretes the acid, j 1. Games Yankees to Retire Babe Ruth's Uniform NEW YORK, May 24. IUPI — The famous No. 3 worn on Babe Ruth's uniform will be reliretl by the New York Yankees on silver anniversary day June 13, ilwas announced today by General Mumiger George Weiss. Ruth will be among several fornier bronx bombers to return for the occasion. Five Yankees have won No. 3 since Ruth's retirement Including current utility outfielder Cliff Mapcs who will be . given another. Previously, Lou Gehrig's No. 4 was retired and his old No. 4 locker has bcenpadlocked. Today's SOIlTIIKItN l,t:.\(>I1K Nashville at Memphis night. Atlanta at Birmingham, night. Chattanooga at Little Rock, night. Mew Orleans at Mobile, night. NATIONAL I.KACIJE Cincinnati at Brooklyn. St. Louis at Philadelphia, nighl. Only giunes scheduled. AMKK1CAN T.KAGUB "Washington at Detroit. Only game scheduled. Ninth Inning Rally Gives Manila Win Over Armorel Nine The Manila Cardinals came from behind in the lust inning to down the Armorel Tigers 5 to 3 in a giunc pluyetl on the Armorel diamond yesterday afternoon. Lefiy Dean, Armorel hurler. held | the cards to one scratch hit for homered tor the Bears in the seventh with one on. Frank Stare gave nj> 10 hits for.the Pels and got tlie loss. A double bill was scheduled fov Chattanooga B t Little Rock but the second game wns rained out. after the Lookouts won the first, 8 io 7 Each team got 12 hits, but Hal Tocnes kept the Pebs scoreless until - — [the sixth and got credit for the eight full Innings before Hie Red ', lvin - Al Heuscr, the losing hurler. | Bird batters .solved his oWerinjs, ' 1 touching him for three hits and three runs In the ninth frame. H was his first start for the Tigers. I McWhirter went all the way for the Cardinals giving up live hius ' anil three runs. Killett paced the Tigers hitting wilh two singles in i three tries. Bulliriger paced the i Cnrciinuls attack with a triple in four tri]ts. The win gave the Cardinals an even break in the two game -series. The Tigers defeated the Cardinals 7 to :l under the lights of Walker Park Krltlay night. i was knocked from rhe mound in the first when the Lookouts got four ; runs. I Tonight's games find Atlanta at Birmingham. New Orleans al Mobile. Nashville at Memphis and Chattanooga at LiiUc Rock, all I teams to wind up current series. Frank Parker Advances In Paris Tennis Play PARIS. May 2-1. (UPi— Krnn- kie Pnrkcr of Los Angeles surged into the rt llal 'ler(inals of the French International tennis championships today a,ftcr a narrow escape from defeat. Parker played Bernard Destre- menu of France in his third round- match and was ahead two scls to one, but losing the fourth, 88-7,1 when ihe match wns halted by I darkness Saturday. However. Par- j ker rallied yesterday to win, 8-6 • 4-6, 7-5. 13-11. Georgia Tech Wins SfC Track Championship: ATLANTA Ga.. May 24. (UPI — Georgia Tech held ihe Southeastern AAU track litle today after rolling up 52 points here. SnUir ' y to ouldislnnt Auburn, its only serious competitor with a total o( 46',. Tech nnd Auburn b.itllr-rt thni- ougont the meet lor ihe team tide, far nuldislnneinc thi-lr other rivals. Georgia fini.-hiul third with jus! 16 points. V'lnrdia was fourth, wilh 11 and Tennessee fifth wilh 8. INDIANAPOLIS 500-MILE RACE 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. 11:38 to 11:45 a.m. 12:45 to 1:00 p.m. 2:M In Z:is p. m . STATION KBTM Jonesboro IN PERSON Jimmy and Leon Short Appearing on Our Stage Wednesday and Thursday Nights May 26 and 27 Htid the picture in whirh they star wilh Ernest Tubbs 'Hollywood Barn Dance' Two Shows Nightly—7:00, 9:15 Admission 30c and 60c BASE THEATER Dial 4261 Opening 7; Starts 7:30 Tonight "Monsieur Beaucaire" Bob Hope .Tnan Caulficld Patrick Knowles Warner News; Also Shorts Tuesday "CAPTAIN KIDD" Charles LaughLon* Randolph Scult, Barbara Briltnii Serial "Tex Grainger" Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. The big broadcait of THE big met! Dedicated to your favor- it* mechanic, the Doctor of Motors. TUNE INI JOHN MILES MILLER Co. Distributor HWICT CNKU Piston Itt W. Ash 24*7 Ark. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING UHVKST ADMISSION 1'lllfK ANWYHKRK! Reserved Seats on Sale al (tie I.eyion Arena from t; p.m. Kvcry Monday; Monday, May 24 AIH'I.TS -ir.c — CHM.DKKN 15c UOX SKATS Ific KXTKA TAG MATCH- BUCK LAWSON and BILLSTEDDU M versus JACK MOODY and JACK WELCH ALS021-FALL, 30-M1NUTE MATCHES Buck Lowson Vs. Jack Moody "Put Some More Dents In It. I Can Never fxplain Being Out This Late Unless My Wife Thinks /'v« Been In An Accident" Sorry, Mister! . . . hiii il's our husiness (o lake mil dents—mil lo put them in n car. Give us a chance to work on (hat hujiRy and when you drive home in a sleek, .shiny car—your wife will greet you with open arms. We have increased our personnel and streamlined our body shop lo give you a service thai is unsurpassed anywhere. The KmCKKNCY of our work ... . Ihe PROMI'TNKSS of our service, assures your complete satisfaction. P. T. HANEY SERVICE MGR. ELMER STONE SHOP FOREMAN Bill Steddum Jack Welch Blytheville Motor Company DODGE — PLYMOUTH — DO DGE "JOB-RATED" TRUCKS 217 South S«c*nd Srr*ct Ph«n« 4422 Tonight TDM ILIII.y^VIJI MILIIi! p '°?; cfd siy diiCHSfr • D "^ fd mx i. MI; H A STAIF IMF-;,,. Warner Xcw.s and Comedy KIRMA ON THE STAGE Mali nee l.'vc and 35n Xi«hls l.Sc and 4Cic Tuesday and Wednesday "People Are Funny" With .I.iek Haley. Helen Walker Warner News nnd Short KIUMA ON'TiiK HTAI;K JMnttnee l">c and 3-^c BASE Theatre Daily Show 7 p. tn. Admission 10c-30c Matinee Saturday and Sunday Monday and Tuesday Box Office O|»n 1 p.m. In 10 p.m. Also Thrt* Stolen In "GI MANNA HOMK* Rox Office Open 7 p.m. to S p.m. J_

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