The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1948 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 26, 1948
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YMeertigBats SMc Detroit 16-5 For 22 Safe llowi; •row** Nip locox 9-4 By Cmri LMNtqvM United Vn« SporU Writer H»W YORK, May as. (U.P.)— Bwt evidence that baseball finally ta operating again on t pre-war b*ri* today k In the terrific hitting ol th» "oJd pros" on lho« two great pre-war -ball clubt, the Yankees and th* Cardinals. I*d In the main by the »tar« who w*re in military jervice during the war years, both clubs aeem to be moving toward the domination ol every major. hitting department In their respective league*. The Yankees, winding up a fantastic hitting spree In a tour ol the West, made 22 hits, seven or them tor extra bases yesterday in a 16 to 5 rout of the Tigers at Detroit. The victory was sweetened by the fact that it was achieved over Freddy Hutchinson, the pitcher who snapper their 19-game winning streak at Detroit last July. Henrieh Has Perfect Day Led by Tommy Henrich, who got "S for 5" including a pair of doubles, the Yankees made 30 total i bases off fcur Tiger hurlers. During their Western swing the Yankees In winning five out of eight games have pounded out 101 hits, good for 59 runs and 195 total bases. Their extra base production consisted of 11 homers, six by Joe DiMagglo, two triples by DIMagsio and Stiinweiss, and 22 doubles in which McQuhm one! Bcrra led the way with four apiece. ' The Cardinals, who started rattling the fences against Brooklyn on and Eastern road .swing last week, have been similarly produc^ tive, though they were rained out yesterday against the Oiants in New York. But for all the rat-a-tat-tut batting staccato which rang over bolh leagues, there was pitching news last night. Bob Lemon struck out 11 and gave up only, four hits as he hurled Cleveland to a 4 to 0 triumpli over Washington at Cleveland L*nion'» Just L)k« Pop BLYTHgVILLB (ASK.)' OOURm : Lemon* record te now a shade better than even the celebrated Bob Heller, who hus been to Cleveland what elephants are to a circus. Eacli nas won five, Lemon has lost two and yelier three. .The glory thafwai »uppo.wd to SlJSl'.? 0 '' 0 ," Red So*. "I"! was among the missing last night when Joe McCarthy's boy« toppled to the St. ~,- Browni, » to 4 The Brownie* collected 17 hits in their game at St., Louis, hitting safely In th « « «fthth The Athletics scored * 4 to 3 'win *"« White Sox In Chicago's Bob Savage , with I* the win rtteTufi^"^"^ Carl SchelB,i n the lift], Th« Phlllle. downed the pirates. * to I. In the fourth night game ^i^««fl""»" »t Boston was POBtporwd because of fog and chi— ~) at Brooklyn was rained out wterday-i star—Bob Lemon, who ~i - ~™ Mcon d shutout and fifth wui tor the Indians, striking out 11 *> » 4 to^win orer Washington. . i * UL P^f*« «>*« now 'b« taken either la color or in b!ack-and- »hiW with the same camera, sim- P'r by turning a knob. Stan Batinski. six-ycai and wnioi mcmboi of the piofcssiona] n c lioitl.ioHs, supervises early football for his four-year-oldI so, M he Hie former Temple «..•,,•<! conducts :1 nctroil (ruckins busineS during the off-season. Grocers Defeat Sullivan-Nelson 6 to 4 in T Softball Competition Mobile's Bears Pound Pel Pitching For Double Win; Crax Nip Barons By Bernard Brenntr Uiiilt'd Pres« SfXHtt Writer ATLANTA, Ga., May 2«. —(UP) —The custodian of Mobile's Hartwell Field was scouting around for some new lumber totlny after ll>e defending champion Dears wore oiit bats busting fences last niglit The Bears trounced New Orleans In both ends of a.double-header 9 to 6 und 20 to 1. The double victory moved Ihe Ihiid place Mobile club to within games of the second-place Birmingham Barons, who dropped a 9-4 verdict to the Atlanta Crackers in Birmingham. The Barons, In lurn, are two fnil Barnes behind the first place Nashville Vols as a result of the night's work. No other games were scheduled. The Bears greeted unhappy George Dlchl wilh an eight-run oarrage in the very first inning of the first game. Pel Manager Jimmv "'" let Dinhl take it, not «- placing him until KlKkly cam* in for the third frame, Roy Bole, opened for the Bears, but he had to have help from Zachary when tlie Pel* broke out with four runs In the fifth. Tlie second game opened with fittolher explosion: Six Mobile runs In the first frame against Glenn Helchcr, W ho must have had bad. dreams last night. He gave up one more run in the second, three in the sixth before Brown lifted him In -T r of Sl ' Claire ' VVne " -"'nuriy Atkins appeared on the mound for the Pels in the eighth It was to curb four another Bear outburst rims. " Ituss Oppiinger held Ihe Pels to II) lilts and one run for the victory. The six-run first inning was featured by a- homer by Mobile's Lou Ruchser with the bases full Tonight. Atlanta plays at Chattanooga, Birmingham at Nashville Utlle flock a,t Mobile and Memphis .\i Nc«- Orleans. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. 'iS Nashville . iJirnilnghain Mobile . . Memphis . Atlanta . : Chattanooija New Orleans LUtle Jiock , 25 , 22 . 2U . 21 . 16 ... 12 L. Pet. la .684 15 .025 16 .579 •52C AS8 Semi-Pro Teams To Play Tonight In Walker Park .... The Blylheville • Clicks and the .400 league-leading Oaceoln Indians will "" U. of A. Coach To Address Alumni Grcfup Coach John H. Barnhill of the University of Arkansas will address members of the Chlckasawaba WEDNESDAY, MAY X, 1948 h- Club and other Booster ts enthusiasts Hawks Winners In Junior High Softball Series Making the most of three hits md two errors In the first bf the seventh Inning, the Eagles rallied to defeat the Hawks i!- 8 j« 'Y" hh day afternoon. v^fi),"",* 5 ", led untn the ft*' seventh, having scored two runs each In the first and second frames K^fJ'L^J."" a »1 °»= in life three in ^. ai^n., clIlilublKStS at a luncheon at Hotel Noble Friday noon, Is was announced today. Fred 8. Saliba,-* member of the Razorbaclc Booster Club, who assisted with the promotion of Coach Barnnlll's appearance here, stated that the luncheon-meeting would '"Win nri be open to anyone who is interested }™Ued by a single tally" going into n the University of Arkansas ath- the seventh. K g Uo the opening inning "two th ," 25 Per Cellt ot thelr <"«* w '°"»'lh nntl two in the sixth hV,t 11* a 55 ,° score m bcttcr on tnelr ' c ' Clarifies Laws Of New "Sanity Ccxfr" CHICAGO, May X. (UP)-Th, National Collegiate Athletic Association today clarified some of th» scholarship provisions of its recently-adopted 'sanity code." Among other things, the commit, tee ruled that athletes must actually do the Jobs for which " are paid and thai |h«ir w' should be based on local rates. It also defined the marks which consiitute high scholarship, according to NCAA interpretation. Entering freshmen must be In th» lop 25 per cent of their class or sas a letic program regardless of whether they are a member of the booster club or not. Coach Barnhill Is expected to give a brief outline of the Unli- versity's athletic program and tell . In their half ol the seventh, the Hawks battled back and got three men on after two were out but Mathcney fanned to end the game This game completed the regular * WUh ' he sU " din Team Ha',iks , Eagles t! T , - ~ •— f* u&«n in a LIU LCil of the Razorback's football prospects next Pall. A film of the Arkansas-SMI; football game played last Fall will be shown at the Th h ir n ',rKf aiibasaid - ••• i 0 "*™'* 111? will be Coach BarnhlU's ! Blue Jay s second appearance in Blythevllle I in the past two years. He appeared ncre last Summer when the Chlck- asawaba Chapter of the booster club was re-organized AMERICAN LEAGUE . ran their win streak to three con'- ! secwllvc gnmcs last nl B lit by knock- i ing off the Sullivan-Nelson Clievro- i let nine 6 lo 4 In the first en mo : , e pny. of last night's leaciiB play al W-Oker ! ,, Jo "" n >' Ootmer hurled tor plill- "-•'• ' ! 'W Blvln u , Park. " By virtue of the win thc Grocers' ness remained In n first-place tic with' tlie Ark-Mo Kllowaltcrs ami tlie loss knocked the Chevrolet boy: from their second-place- perch Into i ' ft third-place tin' with the Jnycccsji in the league standings. The Ely-1 theville Motor compnny Molonncn ol the I- M „„ S in """P"™* J , L VWC |)oslu °»? loss wns tlle Ul '«l straight Boltl<;i ' s '" league piny. giving up only four hits "over "vcn Inning route. His wild- got him In trouble several ..-_ during (be affair but he settled ctown in the late Innings to —- 'ils frist win. Bill Hawkins for Ihe Bottlers and was for the loss. Billy Baker's three hits In Cleveland . Phllndelphln Ni'w York Detroit St- Louis ., Washington Boston Chicago W. 19 fl 20 10 18 11 10 17 L. Pet. .704 .Ol>7 .B21 .485 14 18 18 21 NATIONAL LEAC.UE •• W. L. Pet. theville Motor company Motormcn I , y Dal;tlr s three hits In sin *'ho will not sco notion mull Thnrs--! l>s , cl thc n J llni Ps offensive day night, took over the vacnlcd i mmc " wlulc lhe D ottlers' four hits second place slot. i "' erc Cll cnly distributed between ' , second place slot. Jack Whittle went the okl nice "' for the Grocers ^.lowingonly^fou ° c hits, striking out, three and walk----", K,V. .......(i, wm,, L,uiui2 u[ill \vlltK- Ing only one. HarVcy Don-Is hurled for the losers giving up seven lilts walking two and striking out one. Whittle pitched six Innings of scoreless ball before ttie Chevrolet batsmen could get Ib him for any results. Sullivan-Nelson coupled i »im two l?t ' 3 wlln llu ' ce Grocer errors 'credit '5 Ul * finnl ' mlne Io I" 1 *' 1 "cross ... 'r__l thclr ">Ur "ins. The Grocers li.llh-H "» skln M'tchcll homered ,'» »£ «"* >"<»"* with base ' Hogan Downs Mike Turnesa For PGA Crown Ir four runs. The Grocers tiillieil I two runs In the first Inning, two In Uie Ihlrti, and one each In Hie sr ' LOUIS, May 20. (UP)—Tlie 1 fourth and sixth for the necessary! 8° lfIn B gentry insisted lortay that margin Kenneth Poff paced the victors at the plate pounding out two hits in three trips while Pete Burnham ami Dorrfs led (he Chevrolet bays , -• -n o ..j .".>ion,u lullily mal I Ben Hognn must use n magnetized . ball, because his accuracy on iron •hots wns just loo amazing to be- icve as he simrcd his second PGA loir cnjumjionshin Vllh rtripte™ ach" h™r ( rlTi r 8Cl "" g " cn - "^» l <> »» '»>"»'» PhilllU Mnlor Nine k'in, " fter « K™<Mll,,g week of 212 miles The Phillips Motor Company nine ° ,, m ° ', " f ve " <la «. «'<>" the eoniWned 14 lilts with an eqiml , ?„,?«'. lvllh n «'e»-e«™c<1 number of Coca Cola errors lo w-liiu >,,i V,- vlclory OVC1 ' 39-year-old the Bottlers 21 lo 3 In last night's i v^Ll 1 !!'™""- WhllE plalns ' N. Y.. second game. The win was thc first " St. Louis .. New York Pittsburgh . Boston Philadelphia Brooklyn Chicago . Cincinnati 9 11 14 13 -16 18 17 20 .619 .-593 .53:1 .552 .500 .393 ble - Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile 9-20, New Orleans G-l Atlanta 9. Birmingham 4. Only games. AMERICAN l.KAGTJK New York 10, Detroit 5. Cleveland 4, Washington 0. Philadelphia 4, Chicago 3. St. Louis 0, Boston 4. NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 1, Chicago at Brooklyn, min. St. Louis at New York, rain Cincinnati at Boston, rain. n ,», flrst n| BM of the Mississippi County Semi-pro Baseball League, The game Is scheduled for 8 o'clock. Tonight's Blylheville - Osceola Irucas Is a make-up of last Sundays cancelled contest and will be the first meeting of the two teams this year. The Indians will be seeking their fifth win of the season against no defeats and the Chicks will be after their first victory. This 'will be the Chicks first chance at trying out the new lighting facilities of their home park. Some 30-orkl lights were ac jded to the outfield posts of Ihe field by the Mississippi County Pair Association to make night baseball possi- Orlginally the Chicks were scheduled to play the Lutes Store Bulldogs and the Indians to meet the Victoria Red Sox tonight, but the games were postponed until SUA- xl:iy due to conflict with farming operations. Mississippi 'Delegates To Be Uninstructed JACKSON, Miss., May 26 (UP) —Noijody was surprised today when 80 of Mississippi's 82 counties voted state Democratic convention Pot .777 .714 .285 .200 .000 — _^ v .,_„. ^ .j^ i^nti (jr| Lll^ir college entrance examinations. College students must have at least a "B" average. Caused by Dead Husband SCKEVEN. Ga., May 26— (UP)_ Mrs. Nora Belle Dasher lay near dci\tli here today, the victim of an band 0 "* Caused by her aead n "s- Cyril Dasher was struck by ll»ht- nmg niui billed instantly« while plowing with his tractor His brother-in-law to his as - BLYTHEVILLEiS ONLY Jfe" ""•": ***»' .^^SEE-SE^ June 22. President Truman's civil rights program received its first und loudest opposition from Mississippi and its governor. Fielding L. Wrl°ht The two counties' which declini to select anti-Truman delegates voted to send unlnstructcd representatives to Hie state meet. Most or the county conventions endorsed a separate Dixie • convention at Uasiicr's foot came off the tractor clutch aim the tractor lurched forward crushing Mrs. Dather who stood in Us path. , Birmingham, AlaTw Mr7 Truman icd "«"'<* the Democratic nomina- IN PERSON Jimmy and Leon Short on Our Stage Wednesday and Thursday Nights Mqy 26 and 27 UM picture In which they star with Ernest Tubbs "Hollywood Barn Dance 1 Two Shows Nightly—7:00, 9:15 Admission 30c and 60e BASE THEATER ~ .T--.- ..-WiiUU^Jl HI. IIJIU HJ igo only 30 holes to down thc New | Yorker, who hns never won a ma- j Jor tourney and who never expcct- ,'wl to go so fnr in this one. Hen [was nine under pur for the distance. For the entire 212 holes he played Hogan wns a slellnr 37 mirier | Norwood Hills' par. And Included :in that scries were two rounds in wliich he was one over i>ar. Turnesa Defeats Tatum In British Amateur Play SANDWICH. Eng., May 26.—IUP> —Willie Titrnesa of white Plains. N. Y., opened defense of his British Amatc-ur goll championship today by eliminating a fellow American Frank Tatum, Jr. of IXM Angeles, 5 and 3. in a second round match. The victory advanced defendir? champion Tuniesa, who had drawn a first romirt bye, into tlie third round of the tournament where lie will meet the winner ol the contest between Cyril Tolley and F. D Ash- toil In nn afternoon match. Bob Sweeny of New York met F Gordon Dowar of Scotland in another morning second rounder, anrt he was to play the Maj. Viscount 'Coke-B. E. orccy victor (his af- >ernoo.n if h^ won hi, bclore-iunch test. Today's Games SOUTHER^' LEAGUE Memphis at New Orleans, night Atlanta at Ctiatttuioogn. Birmingham at Nashville. . Little Rock at Mobile. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh sit Philadelphia nt»ht Cincinnati at Boston, night. Chicago at Brooklyn, night St. Louis al New York.-night. • AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Cleveland, night. Philadelphia at Chicago. New York at Detroit. Boston at St. Louis. MISSCO LEAGUE Oscciila at Blythcvtlle, night. (Only same). > Jonesboro Coach Named To Arkansas College Post BAT.ESVILLE, Ark.. May 26 — (UP)— Lowell Nelson, Jonesboro Junior High School conch, was an- ,' iioimccd yesterday as assistant; l football coach al Arkansas College i • here. I• Tlie appointment was announced i ! by Dr. John D. Spragins, college i president. . 11 Nelson is a native of Benton, and i was graduated from Ouacliita Col- i' lege where he was a blocking back ' i from 1937 to 1041. ' i He was a state patrolman two ! years before becoming coach at l Jonesboro. Nelson served two years i' in the Army Air Corps. J Head Coach Marcus Kaufman -' said Nelson probably would be as- '' signed to a backfield coaching position. Ford Owners Get those needed repairs NOW on Fall Terms i, batteries, ifenerators, l starters, clutches, tires. You'll find everything your Ford needs at PHILLIPS Motor Co. Phone 4453 BlytKeville, Ark. Williams Retains Crown With Win Over Bolanos LOS ANGELES, May 26. (UP) — Ike Williams retained his lightweight championship by winning' a split decision over Enrique Bola- iios in their grueling 15-round bout' at Wrlgley Field last night. Williams kept a slight edge all tlie way, but saved his .strength for the last few rounds. It was a long tiring test for Williams, who never came closs to flooring Bolanos," Woman Civic, Political Leader Dies in Searcy AUGUSTA, Ark., May 26. (UP) — Puncra! services were held today tor Mrs. Lnnra Davis Fitzhugh. one of Arkansas',most active civic and political women leaders. She died yesterday in n Senrcy hospital. Mrs. Fitzhugh was one of the founders of thc Arkansas Democratic Women's Club ami was its president for two terms. She also served on the Democratic Central Committee, thc Augxista Cily Council and conducted a business of her own »U .-*-aa«- than just a II .neons that fine Glenmor» w ),jj|,j,, ar , bl»nd«d witS choiceit 9 rain neulral spirit, bu( Instead of being bottled immediately, "Thompson" |, pu , back into barrel, lo mak . H M,octt,«r, tasli.r. ' ' n. »„ i. . lle Rock, A mor< ola - ™% *»nus neutral splrlu. Read Courier «e\vs Want Ads. Don't be confused* Don'i be misled! Oon'l accept substitutes! Notice In cooperation with the Blythe- Retail Merchants and their em- ployes, we will be closed each WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON throughout the summer. EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, MAY 26 Thank you for your patronage and your cooperation. ALYIN HARDY FURNITURE CO. Tonight E FKATUKS For moJern, luxurious fsrin living, this big, handsome freezer is the perfect answer. You can capture all of the goodness of vegetables and fruits in their pnme and serve them months later with all of the appotite- appeal Mother Nature put into them! You can have all kinds of fresh meats and poultry the year around. There's ample space for bulk storage beneath the wire storage baskets. And, when you buy a Coolerator Freezer, you pet a comprehensive food insurance policy—without added cost—that protects the buyer against any mechanical or power failure over a S-ycar jjeriod. See it yourself, TODAY! LEE WILSON Phone 2088 Armorel, Ark. BASE Theatre Daily Show 7 p. m. .Admission 10c-30c Matinee Saturday and Sunday Wednesday & Thursday •TTi* Chap). I "Jack Armstrong" Bnd New* Friday A Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "KID COURAGEOUS" with Bob Steclc Also "Jo« Palooka Champ" viilh Jr>« Kirkwood Elyse Knox Leon Errol Technicolor Also Shorts Mr Thursday & Friday . Movie;'» Giant Cartoon and Comedy Carnival Three Hours of Fim Admission 35c to All New Theatre Manila s finest Shows EVERV NIGHT B«x Opens Week D»y« 7:M p.« Matinee Sat.rd.y 4 Smnday Sat-Sun. I p.m. Cont Showint Wednesday & Thursday "TENDER YEARS" with Joe E. Brown Selected Short Subject* Friday "Village Barn Dgnee" j Richard Cromwell, Doris Day I »nd Short Subjects < Dial 4261 Opening 7; Starts 7:3« Wednesday & Thursday "CROSS MY HEART" Belly Motion * Sonny T«ft« Warner N'ewn Also Shorti RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Tonight "P«opU Ar. Funny" with Jack Hilcy, Hcten Walker Warner Newi »nd Short KIRMA ON THE STAGE Matinee 15e and 33c Thursday &• Friday "ROCKY" with Rodiiy McDowell Paramount News and Short KIRMA ON THE STAGE Admfarim 15e »mt ist

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