The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1948 · Page 7
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Newhou$er Finds Old Speed, Tops Senators 5-2; Dodgers Snap Slump at Reds' Expense By CWI LmdoM -_ , VmH*4 Fran Sport* Writer ,WW YOtUt, May It. (U.P.)-Don't t«ll th« American League bitter* th* Itel Newhomw't tut ball !• gon«-they just won't believe It Th. report »bout Hal* f, s t one went .round the league this spring WMTtor » ttew It looked M If there »»< .om* truth In it. rYewhouser • ft«r winning hie first aUrt, drojtped Jour straight .game* for the Tiiers »n<i wu batted out o< the'box in two other*. But today th« lean lefty, who not*- his training on tlw sandlot dia- aurv cotmnm x»wg New Orleans Chattanooga . Little Rock .. St. Louis . York. Brooklyn Cincinnati AMJ-.KICAN monds of Detroit, U runner-up in th« leagut strikeout compel ilion with 33 whiffs, three behind his t«»mm»t«, Virgil Trucks. And his control is excellent. In 54 innings | Nashville . pitched ht has walked only 21 bat- I Birmingham >* rs - . [Mobile . ... Yesterday, winning his second ' Mel »"his . straight game v he struck out six bat- ' Atln " (il • ters and walked two as the Tigers topped Washington. 5 to a at Detroit. He started out slowly, yielding three of seven hit* the Nats got In the first inning. Uodien End Slump Paul Campbell gave Newliouser enough runs In the first when he, riusourun tripled with the bases loaded. Put ! Boston MiilJIn lilt * Tiger homer In the Philadelphia third. At last, just about when even Ihejr most faithful followers had given up hope, the Dodgers ended . »" flight-game losing streak with, a well-earned 9 lo 4 triumph ove» the Reds at Brooklyn. The victory Cleveland . pulled the Dodgers' out of eighth ' Philadelphia place - and ended the longest home : New Yolk • losing sireak in the niaiingeri.il re-i Detrolt • •• Bime of l<eo Durocher. ' SI. Loiii. Preacher Roe, « skinny telly who won the last Dodger gninc. also • gainst the Reds, pitched brilliantly, holding Cincinnati hitless (or five innings and retiring 15 batters in order. Jackie Robinson with a homer, double and single and Eddie Mlk- sis, who hit a base-clearing double and a single, provided the main offensive impart. Phils Thump Cardu • The Phillies ended their losing •treak at four games with » 6 to 2 victory over the Cardinals at Chila- delphii* last night. That cut the Card National League lead to two and a half game* over the Olanii M they moved into th« Polo Grounds tonight. ^Yesterday's itar—Eddie MiVsIs of double, itole home , an d added'"'^ stag* and a great day at second »s£ to the » to 4 victory ovw the Baseball Standing! SOUTHERN I.RAOUE W. I,. 26 11 as 14 .. Ml .. 20 .. SO .. IS .. Hi ., 12 Pel. .1)84 .041 .556 .526 .405 .400 .316 NATIONAL LKAfiUK Washington Has ton . . Chicago . . W. 19 ll> IS .Hi 15 12 II 12 W. . IS . 19 n 16 12 12 12 7 IV I. .CT9 .593 .375 Pet. .692 OS 5 .GOT .590 AH .414 .251) MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS UK) Ct«b ...AB M, PUU ..... Ill " oil "««, Boston ,.16 BUknfc, Pha ...... T, , at LOUI» ..in H W >1 31 W '» , . WUliKM Bonton , Ctertlvul. ---- lot Ptc. ."•US .413 .40* .36.1 .35< .Ml . K*H, Detroit Born* RUB* KelUwr, Indian* Kin«r . ____ lo , Red Son M Ttt It I fit**, PGA Finals -' —-« ot UM MTMI golfing Turnasas «-y««r-o)d Mtke .make his bid today for the orowu dunled twc other f«mily, , nd . *»d Milu'c ih»nc<!« ag«iru« little »ea Bo«»n looked little better th^n thOM of hi. broth ere. Turnna boomed Into the finak or the KHh annual PGA tourney »t Morwood Hills yesterday with an txtrm-length. »7-hnie, 1-up , e .ni- hn«), rtctory ov«- Cl.ud. Harmon the M»m«ron«ck N. T..- pro who »on the misters' championship in one of the only two tourn«y» h« •nt«red thi« Yesterday'i Result* SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta 3. Birmingham 0 Nashville 6, Memphis 2. Chattanooga 4-6, Little Rock l-a New Orleans at Mobile, rain. XATIONM, LEAGUE Brooklyn 9. Cincinnati 4 Philadelphia 6, St. Louis a. Only games. A.MERIC'AN LK,U;UE Detroit 5, Washington 3. On I)' game Crax Trip Barons On Neill's Homer Vols Sink Chicks tq, Increase Ltod; Pebt And Lookouts Split ATLANTA, da.. May 25— (UP)— Big Tom Nell, who outfit-Ids for Atlanta, shrugged off his early-season halting slump nljunt a week ago and Mnrled banging ienccs vicious^ loday hi.s hilling was even helping clubs outside Atlanta. The IcH-haiutcd slugger is one prime reason wliy.Nu.s-|ivllle skated into n (jiinw and a : hull lead In the (Southern Association todny. Neill homered In the third with one on against Birmingham lust nlghl .is the Crackers whipped the .sccond- placcrs, 3-0. So Ihe Vols' 6-2 con- fim-.sl, of Memphis paid double. Hut thin tour-banger wasn't a novelty for Neill. It was his fourtn in four games. ,And Ihe lilrmin);- 1mm crowd grcaned louder remembering Neil) played ^or the Bnrons in 1946 and was picked the league's outstanding player that year . A shoul'.lcr injury hobbled the 27- yp.ir-uld singer e;u-ly this si:a on and hw< early hittin;; was liisiinil. Hut Ncill'.s present conduct at lh» plate,, if continiietl, inny hoist couple- of Boston eyebrows. Tl>e Brave.* optioned him lo Atlanta at- ler he b.itled .285 last year with ! .\lilnmkce. , Kennvilr Gals 8 Hiltcr Pitcher BUI Kennedy didn't exactly poke nioiif while' Neill whipped Birmingham last night. !ln shut out Ilia hustling Baruns on six liils. iMok Conger, the right-hander won seven and lost live for Nashville last year, turned in a Uvo-h.t pitching gem for the Vols last niahl to .subdue 'Memphis, (1-2. Both Ciiick runs wc>-e marked up h'' 7 Hex Mays of Clcndiilc, Calif - ninn. oar J!rin after L winning ihe coveted polo position for the May SI 500-mile race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mays averted 130.577 m.p.h. for the 10- mile strip. broaWnR Jimmy Snydcr s 1939 record of 130 138 Today's Games SOUTHKKN LEAGUE (All night gntnesi. Atlanta at Dirmlngham. New Orleans at Mobile. Only games scheduled. Both Ciiick runs wc>-e marked up I in Ihe fifth, lint in the .sixth the <\A/~I / k J( ' I powi-i'-lnden Vols broke tin-push the i W GiCH A^lOOO V piti-liing • defense of Uob Schitltz ! ' • *wn j V«ntT.? ^^e^onJSd ^ I W/^ne^S 111 t l\'C) llhrifl rr I in 1 K-, t I,!,. >_.....„ ' . I Legion Arena aboard in Jhat big irame. Schnllz lost nil eight-hitler. Meanwhile Chattanooga and Lit tie Rock busily divided a 'twin-bill, the opener a pitching show, the nightcap a hltfcst, fvhs-Lookauls Spill Alex Znkowski on the -Lookout NATIONAL 1.KAGUE Chicago nt Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, night Cincinnati at Boston, night St. Louis at New York, night, AMERICAS' LEAGUE New York at Detroit. Wsxlilngtoh at. Cleveland, night. Philadelphia at Chicago, nlghl. Boston at St. Louis, night. British Golf Tourney Enters Second Round SANDWICH. Eng., May 25..~,UP> —Frank Stranahan of Toledo. O., and Dick Chapman of PiMchur.sl, N. c., co-Iavorlles to meet defending champion Willie Turncsa In the flnftU, paced five Americans iulo the second round of the 'British Amateur Golf Tournament today. Chapman already had a 1 n p first round victory over William R. p. Oronow of Britain lo his credit, but all of the other Yanks had drawn byes in the opening round. A. U. S. Walker Cup star, Chap- nmn met p. p. p. scrulton in thu •econd round while Sirariahan laced J. B. Wilson of .England. Plant for Hospitals Okayed by Health Service Jack Welch and JACK Moody rumbled through two straight tii)li after losing the first to defeat Buck — - ~ —^-.^ui. Ltuv.son and Bill Stt'ddmn in ihp mound conquered the Pebbles ] tag match ?cau,,e of t e An "rlcan oush-.uc-k buv Lon p el - me . 2.,- Le B io,,^ witling show in the Lekowski xmntMl tour hits, one a gion Arenu last nlishi ho-ne run by Flil ,, k « Bller , allrt .^^ ^ MooU '.' raMlcd aftcr dropping the first fall, copping the last IAVO rounds or Hie wild and wooly affair. Despite the frequent outburst of rage by Jnck Mooch' Chicks-Indians Game Scheduled For Wednesday The Owens Drug-Sallba Whole- sole Blytheville Chick* will make * second »lte;npt at launching their nijjht baseball program here tomorrow night when Uhey tangle with the league-leading pseeoli Indians under the Walker Park lights in a Mississippi County Semi-Pro League contest. The game l s *et for S o'clock. The Chicks were originally scheduled to iiu-et the L.utes Store Bulldogs tomorrow night, but Manager Pop Mo.sley stated yesterday that Lutes had asked for a postponement of the game due to a conflict with farming operations and that the Lutes game would be played Sunday afternoon. '{tomorrow nigHt's contest between the Chicks and the Indian., is a niBkc-up tilt of last Sunday's cancelled game. The Indians wen> scheduled to play the Victoria Red Sox in a night tilt at Osceola tomorrow night but that game too was postponed due to Illness of several o! the Victoria players. These circumstances will give all .six of Ihe league teams a full schedule Sunday with Blytheville meeting Mites. Number Nine playing Upgwood and the Indians, possibly making up their same with the Reel Sox. Peerless arid Jewelers Win Softball Contests In 'Y' Women's League Peerless Cleaners defeated Rice- Stix 22-1 and Fitzpatrick's Jewelers romped over Hart's .Bakery 26-2 in tsui gamps in n, e -Y" women's aoltbali League at Walker Park last night. The Cleaners were hitting viciously and Rice-Stix errors helped Ilicir cause along, while Mary Lou Perry was letting the Seamstress aggregation down with three hii,s The second game started out fast ,nul was a .tight contest for three full innings, in the fourth after two were out, the. storm broke -as two errors in succession on pop ilies gave the Fitzpatrlck batters Double-header In Softball LeagueTonight Hays store league-leading Gro- ceis will plnce their per/eel record on Uie line tonight whea they tangle with the hard-hitting Siilli- van-Nelson Chevrolet Company nine In an all-important City Sott- ball League tilt at Walker Park. The Grocers and Chevrolet boys will tangle in the first game of tonight's donnle header with the Phillips Motors nine meeting the Cocoa Cola Bottlers in the nightcap. The Grocers thus far have gone undefeated knocking off the Bot- tters and the Blytheville Molor Company nine In successive games. Sullivan-Nelson is in second place in the league standing with a record of two games won against ono loss, their only setback being to Blythoville Motor Company by a one-run margin. The Grocers have only one blemish on their record, a 6-6 tie with the Razorback Drive- in outfit.- Phillips and Coca cola will both be battling to vat-ale the cellar in tonight's contest. Both teams have lost two straight games without garnering a single win. Tonight's first game will set underway at 8 o'clock. TUESDAY, MAT 25, 1948 Five Blytheville Golfers Enter Fort Smith Event "^ Blythovllle golfers were sch- ^iih , leave lod!1 y '<»• fan Smith to participate in the state Wintry Club Cours* T "f 1 ; 1 * 5 "'e 0 trip will be John L*ntl, Lynn Eaton, Ray wiiittinB- on and Roland Bishop, who p". Bn to enter the amateur competition and Wendell E a lon , pro'of the Blytheville Country Club who will compete in the Arkansas Open a professional tournament. | The Arkansas professional tournament will be held in connection with the amateur meet for the first tune In several years. The pros will begin Thursday and continue through Friday, deciding the title on the test 36-hole medal score Qualifying rounds for the 16-man championship flight of the amateur meet will begin Friday followed br two rounds of match play on Saturday and Sunday. Johnny Buzlck, jr., of Storiette, will defend the title he won on th» Hot Springs course last year. Pacing him will to SUC h golf luminaries as Vincent Allison of Port ' Smith, second -man in the 1947 tourney; Martin Tcnney of Littl* nock, secoisd Dlace winner In th« Little Rock Amateur Tournament; and Ke;ie Kccney of Twktnc. The new organic detergents, now widely used for wiishiiiR and often referred to as soaples.s soaps, were first used in the textile industry for wool scouring and the treatment of fabrics before dye- Ing. _ Read Courier News Want Ads. the chance they sought. They pushed ACHKS fiv« markers before making the third out. I The Jewelers really solved th- slow ball of Hart's Green in the iifih. sixth and seventh with an occasional error helping the cause along. M. Bevill hurled for the Jewelers ad was never in trouble ' Perme yielded five safeties, one a I lour-bayger by Imrry Drukc. The lookouts eased across another score : he fourth to win 2-1. In the nightcap the Pebbles tried Sfarlin Stuart won the game but Neil Suulia, just transferred from Nashville relieved Stuart in the eighth. Frank Heller clouted another' homer as the Pebbles triumphed 8-6. They came from behind with a livcrnn rtush in the eighth to do it. Ralph Ellis socked a round-tripper for Chattanooga in Hie scvenlh with one male nbojird. Henry J'ip- pcn took blame lor the loss. t Mobllt> ,ind New Orleans will play a double-header on t'neBenrs'home Ki-ounri tonight Their engagement last, night was rained out. In the only other game tonight, the Bor- ons will play host to Atlanta oncd again. Negro Ministers In Session Here Denounce 'Isms' * , i P i- ' - M!>y 25 ' ~at r M'? 0 ' plfllls ' or " os i» li " at Mnlvern and Monticello h»ve been approved by the O S Public Health Service. State Hpa-, llh Department officials said dny. Moody Moore, director of the Hospllel Division, said estimated co.it of the 60-bed Monttcclto unit Members of the Negro Intcr- Denoininntlonal Alliance adopted a resolution denouncing commuuMn racism, na/ism, and nil fifth column activities at their meeting hi Carter's Temple yesterday afler- noon. Tlie^ resolution wns drawn up by Kcv. Thomas J. Brown, pastor or Enoch Chapel. A ME. church nnd editor of Eastern Arkansas World Rev. j. E. Buford. farmer pastor ... of Carter's Temple, now R t die to-. St. Vestal C.M.E. chinch at El do- thc match was one of the best stag'-' [ Lawson, s-lio at 44 is livelier and ; far more aggressive than most younger grapulers. was the wholv shoiv. He bobbed in and ovit of the ring like a kid, and kept Ihe opposition on iheir toes all the time. Ltuvson- aiid Stcddum won the first fall aftcr 25 minutes of hectic grappling, steddum eliminated Welch in W minutes with a freak body pin ami half crab and Ij.vson defeated Mriody five minutes later with a body smother. But Moody and Welch bounced tack ui the second round to lake the honors. Moody, using his 2:10- pound frnmc a.s a battering ram. beat Lawson into submission in 15 minutes and Welch downed Slcd- (inm five minutes Inter with an inside Japanese crab hold. Moody and WHch copped the third and deciding fall In only 20 minutes with Welch Inking Sled- dum mil in 15 mimiies with a combination pugilistic nttack nnd body smother and Monciy pinned Lawson after giving him a 10 minule beating. Ju the two one-fall preliminary bouts Moody defeated Lnvvson in 10 minuics with a Strangler Lewis head lock nnd pin and Steddum whipped Welch In 15 minutes will: a Texas split lock. Read Courier News Want Ads. who discussed race FOWLSTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC Offers SPECIAL SUMMER CLASSES In PIANO - ORGAN - VOICE Mrs. Dallon C. Fowlston, R.A. and M.S.M. Dal ton C. Fowlston, M.S.M. Certificate A Special Price for the 12-Week Term Is Offered For Information Call BLYTHEVILLE 20-19 BLYTHEViLLES ONLY" ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Slarts Weekdays 7:00 pra Saturday 1:00 p , m . : Sunday 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday DOUBLE FEATURK ' Also Short* Thursday & Friday Mr. Moxley's Giant Cartoon and Comedy Carnival Three Hours of Fun Admission 35c to A I] WE NEED ROOMS sh . y °* **"'"** Mr ' CG. Smith ^^^^^^^* ••Wfc •MftVj C G. Uft rado spoke on the expansion educational and industrial oppar- j " l ' v - tunities is Eastern Arkansas. Other Rcv - speaktrs included Rev. J. W, Diniii """ Is MSO.ooo while the Institnt'lon nt to cost so " le nf El Dorado relations. Rev. W. M. Mitchell Rev. of 1 ^'' tTl H^ki'-^on. M. Freeman, I Rev. G. W. Pcrnell. J. K. Robinson, Connor. Rev. D. C. Harbor, Rev. W. p, Scott. Rev. J. J. Johnson Hcv. I.. A. Holdcn and Rev. Hilliaid also participated In the atterooiin's program. Rev I..D. De. - ,-- of the alliance, presided over Ihe meelinp. «?tttC Guide to Pre-War Quality SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. .LL,, ut unnibntr. 85.8 Proof. 65%Giaia NouKa "it-Distillers Coi(wrsuim, Chryslei Building, Hew York ' WATER... And it's Importance in Helping fo Keep Down Disease and Epidemic Cleanliness of our bodies, 05 well as our general surroundings, is of vital importance in checking disease. Too, water is the most vital factor in the functions of our sewage systems. These are only two of the reasons why an abundance of water must be available at ail times. Our staff is ever on the alert to-protect and maintain this water supply ... and their efforts are always directed toward providing our patrons with an improved service. Blytheville Water Co, BERNARD ALLEN, Manager "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity" New Theatre Manila's finest Shows KVKKV MIGHT B»x Opens Week Oa.yt 1-M p.m Matlnet Saturday & Saadtj Sat-Sun. 1 p.m. Cunt Showing Tonight 'SLIPPY McGEE' with l)ou Barry and Dale Kv.ins and Selected Snort* Wednesday & Thursday "TENDER YEARS" wlih- Joe K. Brown Selected Short Subjects !>ial 4261 ni; 7;. Starts 1:30 Tonight "CAPTAIN KIDD' Charles t.aughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Kritlnn Serial "Tex Gralnrcr' Also Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "CROSS MY HEART" Belt/ Mutton * Sonny Tuft. Warner News Also ShorU RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tuesday and Wednesday "PeopI* Are Funny" with .Tack Haley, Helen Walker Warner News and Shnrt KIKMA ON THE STAGE Matinee (So unci J5« Thursday Special Ladies Matin** "ROCKY" with Roddy McDowell Paramount News and Short KIRMA ON THE STACK Xn !M«n Allim-erf Admission ,15« BASE Theatre Daily Sho\r 7 p. m. Admission 10c-30c Matinee Saturday and Sunday Tonight Box Office Open I p.m. la 10 p.m. A ISA Three Sto (n "GI MANNA 01 Office Open 7 p.m. tn a p.n Wednesday & Thursday —*<*••••• STA^RIhtG ERNEST . 2 ".lack Armstrong* and News

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