The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 27, 1948
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Giants Loose Power in Eighth To Down Cardinals 70-7; Cubs Push Dodgers Back Into Cellar United rrn* gporta Writer MEW«YOR1C. May 47, IU.P.)—The New York Giant* may not b« bound tor tttt N«tion«I League pennant, but like last y«»r, they m»y bt Uw club th»t will keep the St. Louis Cardinal* from winning It. That wa« brought Inlo sharp focus again today by the. incendiary r»lly which g*v« the Giants eight runs in Hie eighth Inning «.id > great JO to V triumph over the Cards at the Polo Grounds last night, u was a Bertormance that will be discussed for yean. Tor the Cardinals, coasting with* _— » 7 (02 lead on two homers by 5t»n (the man) Musial and another by Erv Du.sak, looked unbeatable as Howie Pellet Kept getting stronger as the innings went on. Came the eighth and It was fat- Baseball Standings Nashville Bliniingham Mobile . Memphis Atlanta NATIONAL •1. Ppllet lost his stuff, or perhaps 'the Giant batters belatedly acquired theirs. At any rate lie was batted out, and before three rtuunta . . succeeding Cardinal hiirleis could Chattanooga retire the side. New York had col- New Orleans lected eight hits a walk and 12 men 1 kittle Rock had gone lo the plate. At one stre- ny McCarthy, Buddy Ken. pinch- hilter Jack Lohrke, 1 and Bill Rig- uey hit successive single,? on four successive pitches. Jansrn Winning Pitcher Adding to the dramlra ace Riant ,.„„„.„..„„.. right-hander. Larry .tauten came chlciwo in lo retire the side on strike- oineiiitiali outs in the Cardinal ninth Betting Brooklyn three dangerous long-lmll artists,] * ...... Erv Dusak. Musial and Nippy Jones , AMFKICAN What the Cardinals can't forget. Is that in 1947 the Giants were Cleveland the only club lo slinw a seasonal Philadelphia profit over them winning 13. mull New York losing nine. And it was New York' Detroit which started the Cardinals intol 8 '- l.outo SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. ST 12 .692 25 16 .6!0 23 21 21 17 15 12 St. Louis . Now York Boston urfih W. L, 19 10 IT 11 16 14 16 Iff H 111 12 13 . .500 .5.13 .477 .415 .375 308 Pot. .G55 .(507 .533 ,5« .SOO .4!4 | .OT4 .387 BLYTH*Vtt,Ll (ABK.) OQUMB* These Left-zanders Arm Right r e arnas nto - -°u »n esrly season laflspln from which ' Boston rer recovered, beating them! Washington six straight times before St. Louis won a game. Last year's league champs, the Dodgers, once again tumbled Into last place at Brooklyn us homers by Bill Nicholson and Rookie Hnl Jeffcoat gave lefty Johnny SchmiU all the support lie needed for a 4 to I Chicago Cub victory. Rookie Willie Ramsdell. recalled from blle to fill In for the Injured Hugh Casey, was the loser. Gil Hodges hit a Dodger homer. The Reds come from behind to up«t the Braves at Boston. B to 5, handing lefty ace, Warren. Spahn his third defeat. Rookie Hank Saner with a homer, double, ami tingle and Vlrgle Stallcup with Iwo singles and a double, led the ll-hlt Cincinnati attack. Bill Salkeld got a Boston homer. Wathtatton Z, Cte\eland 4 Sid Hudson, with one inning of relief help from Tom Ferrlck, won a plching battle for the Senators at Cleveland, 2 to 0, lu Gene Bearden went down to his first rteteat. Hudson winning his second game, held Cleveland Uj one hit until the eighth. The Athletics, winding up a fine road trip with sexveti victories nuti I five defeats, topped the While Sox, 7 to 1 at Chicago as Joe Coletnan pitched five-hit ball for his fifth victory. The Tigers took advantage of 10 walks and »ome timely hitting lo defeat the Yankee*, 1 to 3 at De- K-oit. Dliay Trout gave up 12 hits one a homer by Yogi Berra. but •till atuck it out for his third vie tory. ! Two runs In the 10th on Mele's double, a wild hrow on Don Dl- maggio's bunt, a sacrifice by Bobby Doerr and Vern Stephens' scoring fly gave the Red Sox a 5 to 3 victory over the Browns at St. Louis. It was Boston's second victory against seven defeats o;i a miserable road trip and like the other it WAS achieves by Joe Dobson, who now has a 4.4 record. Pittsburgh «l Philadelphia in the national was rained out. Southern Presbyterian Assembly Opens Tonight Chicago W. • L. 19 9 21 10 18 12 17 17 13 15 13 19 13 18 'Y' Organizes Two Leagues For Softball .619 .677 .0001 .500 ,4\'l 18 .419 22 .211 Oi'giinlxntlnn of at icast oftbull leagues for hoys to luring the Summer months Ark-Mo Kilowatts Tangle Tonight With Motormen Ark-Mo Power's league-lending Iwn 1KII ?»' ! | ltc « *»l '«» the acid test I Hy 1 Bl'Xvin M | hc V BnBle with the " 0 announced vl " e today by the Yesterday's Results Mlsscn League Blytiievillc 14, Osceola B. SOUTHKKN I.EAGUR Memphis 11, New Orleans 2 Nashville 10. Birmingham 3. Mobile 5, Little Rock 3. Chattanooga 7, Atlanta o. NATIONAL LEAGUE • New York 10. St. Louis 7. ' Chicago 4, Brooklyn 1. Cincinnati 8, Boston 5. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, ruin. AMERICAN I.r.AGlJK Philadelphia 7. Chicago L Detroit 7, New York 3. Boston 5, SI. Louis 3 (10 tunings). Washington 2, Cleveland 0. Today s Games SOUTHERN I.EAOUE Night Games Memphis at New Orleas. Atlanta «l Chattanooaa. Birmingham at Nashville. Little Rock at Mobile. Approximately unit the teams in each league will be formed from boys In Hlythevltle ami the remainder ure Invited teams from nearby points sucli as Ynrbro, Gosnell, Promise Land, Recce and other communities In Hie immediate area. Teams from the Qlythe- ville playgrounds visited and played a number of suc-h teams last season but vitliout the benefit ot a league organization. Age limits on the teams are as follows: Midget League—boys 13 years of age anil under and Junior League —boys 10 years of age and under! Kncli tenm entering the leagues are expected to have an interested aclult us sponsor ' or advisor to help with the tinil direction of the team or to secure a coach or manager. Teams desiring to euler sillier league should call the "Y". B| V- Mosley Takes Up Duties as Chicks Coach Russell Mosley, newly appointed head coach of Blytheville High was | men in theville.Y's City" Softball League P '^C?— 0 , t W1 J S1 -/ A= nUa^'r School, arrived last night to take over his new duties. Hie Coca Cola Bottlers and the' year. ' '* tormen are now "holdl'ne' dl^r, w" • C<Mch Bynum * h ° recently re- oml place In [he 7n"n. .*" ,± C .'i ?' K ' led °i, ] ™« c °^ '° «<*ept «l coaching posilion at Arkansas j Kelly Leads Chicks to 11-2 Victory Over Pels; Vols Trip Borons 10-3 THUBWAY, MAY IT, 1M« (Untied Frew Writer) hitlers. Today anonymous. r ATLANTA, Ga., May J7. (UP)— A slender Memphk inntlder named Ollle Kelly cropped up out of no- whert to grab »econd place pr«among Southern Association h« isn't quite w It was Kelly last night who drove « home run with the base, loaded to lead th« Chicks u th«y fUt- 'tijiiod New Orleans 11-2 behind Chuck Eis«nm»nn'i three-hit chunking. A couple more grand ' slammers like that and people may g«t to knew the 27-year«]d slugger «ve« better. He it the lad who guided his right-handed swings into a .305 average with Savannah in the Sally League last year. And right now Kelly is hitting in the high neighborhood of .375. second only to Mobile's George Shuba In the league. . Nashville, of course, still shows the way by three games over second- place Birmingham. The Vols' walloping Charley Gilbert unlimbered his distance bat last night and smacke<i his 14th and 15th four- liaggers of the sea.wm as the ven- efable Leo Twardy pitched Nash- V" •- to A 10-3 conquest of the Barons. Errors Help Cause The jittery Barons came to grips with the team they are chasing and they took a bitter pill. Four Birmingham errors hurt. Starter Dick Palm gave way to LaYry Oast In (he fourth after Gilbert had hit his two homers and the Vols had scored Dodgers Plocc Reiser, Edwards On Inactive List oiul place In the league In tonight's second game the J.iycees are scheduled to do battle with the Rnr.orb.acks. The game will start at 8 o'clock. NATIONAI. LEAGUE Bt. Louis Rt New York. Chicago at Brooklyn, night. Pittsburgh .at Philadelphia, night. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN I.EACDE Philadelphia at Washington, ntght Only game scheduled. Harrison School to Hold Graduation f xercises The graduation exercises of the Richard B. Harrison High School will be held at Ih* Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church tonight at 8 o'clock. Theme lor the commencement proxram will be, "All Cnit for Democracy." The class address will be given by Charles H. Tarpley, science instructor nl the Booker T Washington High School In Memphis. , The Harrison Choral club will present. "Loch Lomond." arranged by L. Rogers. A solo will be given by Marilyn E. Watklns. primary in .-..'."j.i E.. WJII.MU.S. primary in- VTLANTA. Ga., May 27.— (UP)— s '™dor a t the Harrison School. Ac- The Rth session ol the Southern companist will be Prentl s s Shivers. Assembly Mprnhnr* nf th a n ~~^..- tl -- -,_ ..' Presbyterian General opens tonight for a five-day mec', ing during which lne controversial question of union with the Northern branch of the church will be discussed. Approximately WO commissioners representing 625,003 members in 3,SOO churches from Maryland to New Mexico and Florida to 'Missouri will b* present. The assembly will also take up 74 oiher "overtures" sent up from the ' Counc,! of Churches of Christ n Am-rica -HUM m Members of the. graduating class arc Florctha Blackburn. Arizona Haley and Lillie Mae Johnson, thi three honor students, Rut us Allison Helen Barr, Albert Branch, Lcivis Campbell. Robert Campucll Will'e Mac Graves, Eltra Jones, Robert Kuskendall, Delia Mae NfcComb. « James Patton. Joseph Pollard Ray- ! mond Stewart, John Eddie Taylor Essex Walls Jr.. Raymond William, and Melvin Wilson. Tigers ot Armorel To Play in Caraway The Armorel Tigers will meet the Caraway Independents In Cara , manaser announced this morning The Tigers will play Cornine at Corning Siindny. Stranahan to Fifth Round Of British Amateur Meet SANDWICH. Big., May 27. (UP) ---Prank Strnnahan of Toledo O s'lol his way into the firth, round or the British Amateur Golf championship today by defeating Jack- NEW YORK. May 27. fUPl-The Brooklyn Dodgers, back in the cold o i -.. •.& ..Litcttonj .hole of the National League todav j-cch In Russellvllle. will leave tula- lost two of their brightest' stars «".le weekend for Fayetteville to bcj;in! outfielder Pete Reiser and catcher iirst work 0 ;i his master's degree at the Bl "uce Kdwards, for Indefinite r»r Universlly ot Arkansas. '"•*• He will report to his duties »t Tech next Pall. Ben Hocfan Favored In Fort Worth Tourney PORT WORTH, Tex,, May 2S.— . „ „, u ^, in ^.,, K jacK- <UP) —Bronzed Ben Hogan, newlv- -ion T>aggart of Northern IrelaniJ crowned PQA champion came back 5 " ntl . 3 - , ;° "is old stomping grounds today Richard (Dick) Chapman of : lo °P en a 72-hole campaign for Hineliuist, N. c.. also advanced to tlle top rung of the ladder among tne nfth round when he jiiot a - tne professional money winners record-breaking 29 on the first! The Iormer Fort Worth caddv nine holes to eliminate Hamilton - showing only slight signs of the McCinally of Scotland, B and 7. | nerve-wracking play at St. Louis ! iotts. Heiser, suffering from a recurrence of an old ankle injury left yesterday for St Louis and another examination by Dr. Robert P Hyland. famed baseball physician He is not expected to rejoin his mates until the Dodgers reach St. Louis on their swing through the West next week. Edwards, meanwhile, was expected to travel to Johns Hopkins hospital at Baltimore today for examination of his ailing right arm He may rejoin the team in time for against the Its weekend series Braves at Boston. ,-~i.i,m.y ui .ticuiiana, B and 7 I "t-tve-wracKing play at st Louis •- Tlie handsome, muscular stran- j wh "re he won the PGA chamnion-L u _ ... _ a"an. one or America's leading lav-! ship, was the favorite as a select T, startln B fieW l « the annual way tonight, Marlon Dyer, Tiger! ,, lo wm u ' c event, shot « fielfl of 29 Pros and three amateurs Memonal D ay Indianapolis Spced- i sparkling one-unc!er-par 33 on the : '«cd off In /the $15.000 Colonial Na- ?'"/ clas . slc was . vir tually complete front nine to take a 2 up lead at 1 " - - " -•• "- •-• "the turn. He went 3 up by wlnnins ! tne lOtil. dormie four on the 14th ' off In /the $15.000 Colonial Na- Invitation Tournament. There <0.000,OCIO shaii. are. from eggs in 30.000.000 lo the average hole. INDIANAPOLIS, 'May „. today with only three spots still open. Seven drivers qualified yesterday for the 500-mile race to bring the total to 30. The best time in yesterday's qualification runs, was a sling shot "in a peaceable man- ! tier." The opinion was asked for by a Connecticut firm. Ford Owners Get those needed repairs NOW on Fall Terms rencrators, } i starters, clutches, (ires. You'tt find,everything your Ford needs ot - . .- !^iri ^A „ '• G " y E ' wllli ™" S »"Q today there is no Arkansas law I prohibiting t)i« nse or possession ol J. PHILLIPS Motor Co. Phone 4453 Blytheville, Ark. Ob, Brother.'-STEP UP ' ^s^SSEI^rf " the 6atit ingredients. Always Don! •--*!- Kh onl >' G^esedieck Qros. The Perfect Gift New Samsonite Superline In Glorious Colors of Tan and Brown MaSched Sels NATIONALLY ADVERTISED . . . STRONG . ENOUGH TO STAND SAMSONITE . . . Th* ideal i£ift . . . b«:«us« smart people know smart travel today is the SAMONITK way. Streamlined I.iijf- in mulched s«ls for America'* best value. See our new display of Samonile thai ha» just arrived. R. D. HUGHES & CO eight runt. Twardy sacked hi* aeventh -,, >™*»v%4 vijj nia BTvcmn victory of the *eason agalrut one lo«, making himself the winningest hurJet in the loop. Mobile pulled within one game of Birmingham virtue of the 5-3 victory over Little Rock last night. Ken Olson yielded seven hits to the cellar-dwellers to win while A1 piechou The Bears uphllled with four runs in the seventh and eighth frames to win and stay two games ahead of fourth-place Memphi». In Chattanooga, the Atlanta Crackers were staggered into a shutout by Vernon Curtis' four-hit hurling. John Rizzo and Harry Williams homered for Chattanooga to send Cracker rookie Mason Leeper to the showers in the sixth. Leetxsr took the 7-0 loss. All series continue tonight. Birmingham 111 play again at Nashville, Atlanta at Chattanooga, Llt- ======= New Theatre Manila's finest Showi EVER» SIGHT B»K Opens Week Daya 1:M f.m Matinee Saturday * Sunday Sal-San. 1 p.m. conL Showier. Tonight "TENDER YEARS" with •foe E. Brown Selected Short Subject* Friday "Village Barn Dance" Richard Cromwell, Dorii Day and Short Subject* Satnntay "Badlands of Dakota" wjth Richard Dlx and Andy Devin« and Selected Short* tie Rock at Mobil* and Mempnla at Mew Orleaiu. Dial ««1 Opening 1; Starta 1:J» Tonight "CROSS MY HEART" Bettf Hutlon * Sonny Tufta Warner N'ewt AIM ShorU BLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:0* p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. Thursday & .Friday Mr. Moxley'i Giant Cartoom and Comedy Carnival Three Hours of Fan Admis«ion 25c to All Saturday "ALIAS BILLY THE KID" with Sunset Carson Serial "Mystery River Boat* Also Cartoon BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE Mr. Moxley's GIANT CARTOON Comedy Carnival Thursday, Friday MAY 27, 28 3 Comedies 13 CARTOONS All Seats - 25* 2 Woody Woodpecker 1 Andy Pandy 1 Donald Duck 1 Pluto 1 Popey* 1 Little Lulu 1 Bugs Bunny 2 3 Stooges Comedies 2 Fox and Crow 1 Porky Pig 1 AN Star Comedy 1 Terry Tune T Daffy Duck Show Opens 6:45 Starts 7:00 All Tickets 25* Come Early for Seats Popcorn and Candy Will Be On Safe In Lobby

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