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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 29, 1948
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAT Lynn Eoton in Championship Flight as Amateur Golfers' Competition Gets Under Way By Mtort Strra Y-"- J rr*«* Kporto Wriitr KMT MOM, Ark., Ifey M. (U.P.)—Conrinced Mwv h»v« taught KM p»«f-kK-p»y bojr« a f*w tricta In th« Ark»n»as Open, «oine 160 atnte amate*- goM«» turiMd today to clawing each olher In the Arkansas \ «m*(«w ohanpiouhljp*. T»» open tropiiy, usually conceded to UM pros, was corled oH by HinHiUri vln«*nt Allison o< Fort 8tnith and W. A. Meagher ol Magnolia, irfth decUlv* lwo-und«r-r>ar 140'» lor the 36 hole tourney. Allison found U* mUd weather to* till liking and played the last 18 hole* 1« oiie-mider-par 70, the tame wore he huog .up Thursday. Meagher skipped over the 6,400 yard Hardscrabble Country Clwb Course in P*r 71, which he coupled with .Thursday's 99. Tlie' best professional slioottng »-as done by Gibb Sellers of Hot Spring, who put a 70 and a 71 together for a total of Ml. He took the choice jlice of the WOO prize Rocelond Planter Heads Raxorback Booster Club for N. Missco Area Charles Rose of Roseland, was elected president of the Chlcka- snwba Chapter o/ th« Knzoi buck Booster Club at a lUiicheon-jncetinK at Hotel Noble yesterday. Mr. Rose, who wa« vice-president of the club la»t year, succeeds J, Lovits Cherry as president. Elected vice-president to succeed Mr. Rose was Fred S. Sallba of Blythcvlllc. BaiebaH Standing* SOUTHERN I.KAfiUE W. L. Pet Nashville 38 Birmingham X Mobile 23 Memphis 22 Atlanta 21 Chattanooga 18 New Orleans 10 Little Rock 13 money. Blytheville was conspicuously nb- seiit from \\ie professional froiit- runners, but managed to place ^ Louis Lynn Eaton In (he amateur chain- Ncw Yo ik uionship flight. The toughest breaks of the day ganged up on Eugene Kceney, Texarkana amateur, who burned up the links in the lirsl half of the open tourney with a 67, only to shoot a shaky 15 yesterday to tlnish in a fourth place tie with 142. Worst ol all, the 75 score eliminated him from the amateur championship flight, while his opening day score | Philadelphia .683 .005 .515 .537 .4G7 .429 .300 .325 NATIONAL LKACUE W. U Pet. 20 10 .6U7 17 13 .XI Boston 10 15 .516 Pittsburgh 18 15 .S10 Philadelphia 18 16 .52!) Brooklyn 14 10 .424 xdllcneo 13 18 .410 ^Cincinnati 13 21 XI x—Night game. ed secretary-treasurer to succeed Mrs. James Roy. Head Conch John H. Bnrnlilll of the University of Arkaiuaa was principal flixmkor at the meeting, discussing briefly the outlook for (he Razor-backs' 1048 football -sea- ton Following his talk he ntiowed pictures of the Arkansas-SMU foot- bull game played last Fall. Condi nnrnhlll ami oilier guests were introduced by Mr. Cherry. Visitors at the meeting included Circuit Judge Charles Unlit of Pur- a^ould, W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of Blythevillc schools, Conch Firman "Nig" Bymun of Blytlicvlllc High School, C. W. Baker, of Blythevllle, H. H. Sprains ot St. Louis, industrial agent for the Cotton Belt lUilwny. nnd Hilly Wayne MePajland and Billy Braccy, members of the Blythevilte High Sclrool football team wlio wil attend the University of next year. would have taken amateur medalist honors with shots to spare. Buzick Falls Behind Behind Keeney in the open wevc Don Murphy, Texarkann pro, with 142; pro Curtis Collier ol r'orl Smith 143; defending amntcnr champ Johnny Buzick. Jr., of Jonesboro and Martin Tinncy, Little Rock amateur, with 144's. With a 15 yesterday, Buzick would have had to be content with a lol- low up flight had be not been last year's winner. However, he automatically ciualified for tnc championship flight. Medalist honors in the amateur qualifying rounds went toV couple of Little Rock stiotmakers, Charles Isom and Grady Holloway, both' of whom bangert mil l\vo-umlev-pi\r 695. The amaleui'4 played 36 matched holes today and the final 36 holes tomorrow. •• The pairings and qualifying scores in the amateur championship-flight. BUElck vs. Bill Cain (72) ot Fay- itteville; Allison (70) vs. Lynn Eaton 174) Blytheville; Isom (69) vs. Tinncy'(73); Meagher (71) vs. Roy Collier (74) of Fort Smith; Holloway (W) w. Jimtny Vitro (13)' of Hot Springs; Bud Vernon (71) ot Fovt Smith vs. Sam MbKinncy (74) of Fort Smith; Cy Speck, Jr. (10) of Little Rock vs. Bill McNair (13) of Fayetlevllle; and Clifford Stami>s (72) of Fort Smith v*. Howard Wil- kirw (74) ol Pine Bluff. Cleveland New York Detroit ... St. Louis . Washington Boston .., Chicago .. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. 23 20 18 . ...11 14 ....14 13 1 L. Pot, 10 .B91 9 .693 13 .581 18 .58(1 IB .483 19 .424 10 .401) Ashburn Stars as Phils Take Protested Game From Giants .304 By Carl I,und<tuist (United ITfSS 1 Sports Writer) i NEW YORK, May 28. (UP)— In a way It is a good thing (hat Richie Ashburn has a twin sister instead or a twin brother because if the Philadelphia Phils had another one like him, seven National League managers would be candidates for mental hospitals. trouble, won his second straight well-pitched (jame for the Indians, Wanking the white Sox, 2 to'o at Nashville Vols Set Fast Pace Homer in 9th Inning Breaki 8-8 Tie With Birmingham Baron* By (icne Paiteraan Unllrd fitM Sports Writer ATLANTA. C!a., May 29. CUP. 1 /— II any Southern Association team plans to overhaul Nashville It had better start humping. The Vol powerhouse looked tougher than ever today attcr thumping seeond- pliice Birmingham last night to win the crucial series, two games to one. The Barons weathered a home run barrage by Charley Workman Charley Gilbert and Elwood Grantham and went in to the ninth liinlnt'. last night wiith an 8-8 tie Then Workman clouted Ills sec- jOiicl roiMicllrippcr of the evening Score: Nashville 10, Birmingham 8. So tha Vols lead the leaeue by Lhrce full grimes and with the liol Birmingham challengers somewhat cooled, opiwslng managers are focatmg heads on dugout walls. Memphis looked good beating New Orleans 11-3 behind six-hit pitching from wise oltl Hugh Mulcahy. But the Chicks cannot be regarded as blowing hot breath on the Nashville neck since they still laB a B«mc am! a halt behind third place Mobile. The Bears and their visitors from Little Rock idled last niRht as rain drenched the coastal city. And Atlanta, the on-again of?- Model Air Meet Planned Col. Paul L. Barton, base commander at Smoky Kill Air Base, Salina, Kan., points out the pilot's cockpit of the model P-80 Shooting star to Dorothy Vinke, left, and Joan Williams ol Salina in anticipation ot the American Lcgion-Klwnnis slx-itate model Mi- meet to be held at SHAI-'B on June 5 and 6. Three hundred contestants and about 25,000 spectators are expected at the annual event. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUK Nashville 10, Birmingham 8. Memphis 11, New Orleans 3. Chattanooga 11, Atlanta 4 (second game rain.) Little Rock at Mobile, rain. NATIONAL I.tAGUE Philadelphia 0, New York 3. Brooklyn 1, Boston 5, St. Louis 1, Pittsburgh 1 (called end of sixth, rnin). Chicago 10, Cincinnati 8. Chicago on five lilts, though he I W*'>> fifth place wonder, was off Chris- I last night ns Crmtlnnooga admin\ istered another G-4 drubbing ill the first game of a double-header, nightcap was rained out. needed relict help Irom Ri lopher. Artful plnch-liitter Early Wynn Kave the Senators another victory,: .2 to 1 when his single sent home Drake Crls Two Homers I the winning run against the Red Larry Drake of the Lookouts Little River Co-Op Elects Officers, Board Members James Doodard was elected new - , , . . u . -,,, --,, _ i "^n-it.-jj' 01:11.11,11 luuniiic^ ux i[ii: president of the Litt e River Coop- WO1 . 1(1 Metropolitan Life Insurance relive at the annual meeting held j stat(sU( . lr , m |. e|)ort . Population Density of U.S Found Lower Than Most NEW YORK (UP)—The Unite States, with a population densit of 48 persons per square mile, and will remain one of the least densely settled countries of the Steddum, Lawson Oppose Matmen Welch and Hader Bill Steddum »nd Buck Lawxm, wo performers Oil !«st week'» wrd, eluru to tht Legion Arena her* rtonday slight to team up In th« «K match feature of the Amerlan Leg Ion'» week)? wretUinf pi» ;ram. Opiroslng Steddum and Lawioa >n this occasion will be Roy Wdch, ildest of the famed wrestling bro- hers and Jack Hader, anoth« vet- »i'Aii of Promoter Mike Meroney'* athletic program. Lawson and Steddum were t«am- d against Jack Welch, younger H-other or Roy, and Jack Moody Wi ast week's m»in event and w*r* defeated In the final fall. This p»r- formance marked Lawton't flf«t appearance here in several yean. Trior to the main event t*» quartet of grapplen win j»ir o« in one-fall preliminary matchei with Sleddum and Welch tangling In one, and Hader and Lawton la the other. Geiger counter lor the university, claimed it was so sensitive K would react even to the small amount of radium on the dial of a watch. He found th« watch buried under a stack of papers on U.^ professor's desk. In the Church of Christ on Crews Lateral near Osccola this week. Other officers selected are J. P. Hllliman, vice-president; and D. S. Luney, secretary and treasurer; and Charles R. Coleman and Bob The blond kid from Tllden, Neb-.' Sox at Washington and enabled slugged two homers in two straight I Crews, Jr., board members, who is going to a out there by air mall, Is being hailed as the "new Pepper Martin" nt the majors, yet It Is only by accident he is with the Phils at all. | mfK ( e t iircc hits Thc accident occurred In Spring winning run in ' Uay Scarborough to score his third j victory. • j The Browns lopped the Tigers, 5 to 4 at St. Louis as Bob DllUngcr and scored the Ihc seventh on times at the plate—one In the seventh frame to tie the score and one in the extra eigth to win the training to 1947 batting champion : Gerry PrkUiy's single. Hairy Walker and it persuaded j ----- Mannger Ben chapman to 'give StfOna/lOfl Meets StOWC klcl another look" while his i Fr«nch Tennis Meet fntmrt final Round PARIS, May 28. — (TO)— Americans had a chance U> win four of five titles today as the Frencl International Tennis champion ships went into the final round, bu It appeared that Mrs. Patricia Can niug Todd might be slated for pun l&hment by U. S. officials. Mrs. Todd, of La Jolla, Cal., elim fciated herself irom the women' singles by refusing to play on side court and there were Indica tions that »be may also have climi nated herself from the U. S. Wight man Cup Team. While the stands buzzed wit talk about the "Todd incident, Frank Parker of Lo« Angeles cai ried the "U. S. hopes into the iivva 'of the men's singles against Jaroslav Drobny Caech southpaw who it acclaimed a£ Europe's top amateur. Parker, former American champion 1« rated a very choice. AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 6, New York 1. Washington 1, Boston 1. St. Louts 5. Detroit 4. Cleveland 2, Chicago 0. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games; Memphis at New Orleans. Little Rock at. Mobile. Only games scheduled. (lie regular center fielder was recuperating. Chapman is still looking at Ashburn, u-ho is his regular center fielder and Wnlkcr, who Is now Imle and hearty. Is riding the bench. Ashbnni, who Just turned 21, Is batting a lusty .300, leads the majors in stolen bases with nine, has a hitting streak ot 10 consecutive games and keeps worrying for fear (hat he won't keep np with his studies "with all the big league stuff on my mind." He gets his lessons by mall, spends his spare time in libraries doing research and For British Golf Title. lost. Rosso was pitching again In the fourth inning of the nightcap as a reliever when rain stopped the show. The three innings played were scoreless. Gilbert's fifth-inning foiir-nng- SANDWICH. Eng., May 20—(UP) t'er for Nashville boosted his sea—Frank Straimluin ol Toledo, O.. son's bag to 16 and kept him will and Charley Stovre. 39-year-old j ahead of the league's other homer English auto mechanic, were all even hitters. today at the halfway mark of their 36-hole match for the British Amateur golf championship. The first round of the mutch was played in the worst championship weather In 53 years. A driving rain, slashed by bitter wind.s from the North Si'ii, prevented both riva Those participating in the program for the cooperative were- A. W. Young, manager of the Mississippi Valley Canning Company, who Frank Rosso won the first game! explained the mechanics of a coop-Tor Chattanooga, and Carl Lindquist erative; L. E. McAllister, plant manager for the Osceola Alfalfa Milling Company, who explained the part the cooperative would play in their company; and D. V. Mnloch, South Mississippi County agent who England and Waits Iiave 725 persons for ev<?vy stuuire mile; Belgium has 700. Statisticians figure that the United States in 1975 will have no more than 62 people pel 1 square mile. Overall population density has Increased 91) per cent since 1900, they said, with California showing increase of 563 per cent as opposed to Vermont's four per cent. Tiie most densely populated state Rhode Island, with 720 persons per square mile. Following, in order, are Massachusetts, with 598; New Jersey, with 590; Connecticut,! with 412. and New York, with 294. discussed the "One Veriety Seed" program and community. its value to the 'gin sends hack his examinations in an gallery of only 15 fans—the small- NATIONAI, LEAGUE Philadelphia at New York. Chicago at Cincinnati. Brooklyn at Boston, night. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at St. lx>uis. Cleveland at Chicago. New York at Philadelphia. Boston at Washington. Missjro Leaffue (Sunday) Lutes at Blythevllle. Number Nine nt Dogwood. Drivers Vi« for Three Open Spots in Speedway INDIANAPOLIS, May 39.—(UP) —The have-nots snipe at (he haves of the Indianapolis siieedway to- ff i • •• The Vols again relied on raw | Meefe Library batting power to win. Pete Malloryi mound in the first frame as three] The city library of Steele, Ho., Birmingham runs scampered home.; which has occupied one room over Dick Conger eventually won. Larry; the Manning pharmacy for several Oast, the Barons' fourth offering,] years, has moved to its new build- wns the loser. \ ing next to the city hall. Bill Behic knocked one out of I Mrs wilce rjurtner, librarian, Irom playing their west golf. Thc j the park for Memphis^ as Mulcahy; temperature was in the 4D"s and " " ~ RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Saturday "LAWLESS VALLEY" with George O'Brien Cartoon and 8th bhapler "Adventures ol Rex and Klnty* est ever recorded for a British amateur title match—was on hand as the players teed otf. Osceola Library Drive effort to stay with his class mates. And he Is an honor student. Like Martin, the old Cardinal "wild hoss" Ashburn slides head first and wears specially-constructed elbow pads to save his hide. Ev- 1 — -, c i '• i crywherc he is acclaimed as the ' O Open tarty in June fastest player In the majors — pcr- hiips since Ty Cobb. Eleven civic, educational, and re- CiKints Protest Game * ligious organizations in Oscnola Last night against the Giants as , have appointed representatives to the Phils won a protested 6 (o 3 j work in the Osccola Library drive game, he got four hits, one a double. [ stole two bases, scored three runs and performed nbly afield. The Phils, winning their fourth straight, beat Giant Ace Larry Jansen with a 14-hit attack ns old Dutch Leonard won his third game. Dick Sisler's three run homer in the first and one by Eddie Miller later gave the Phils nil the rims (hey needed. Oil protested (he giunc when rjurtner, announced that library hours i ground the floundering Pelicans, wil , be open eacn day t ,. om , to 3 into defeat again. Thc Chicks col- • p m wlth the exception of Sunday Iccted " -" - '-•- -' "—' trio of New 14 blows off Orleans pitchers. Birmingham and Nashville will rest, tonight. Chattanooga will iii- vlte Allanlar to a double-header, since rain mc.ssed lip the second game last night. Memphis will play again at New Orleans flnci Little Rock will stay nt Mobile for tonight's tilt. Blotting paper \vas , discovered by accident. A worker in a paper mill forgot to include sizing in a batch of ordinary rag paper. JNOW! Absent-Minded Professor Gets His Watch Back OMAHA, Neb. (UP)—A Geiger counter rna,v be as useful to the absent-minded professor ns it is to a prospector for uranium ore. Kenneth Morton,- University of Omaha physics student, demonstrated the possibility of finding the wrist wutcli misplaced by John G. McMillan, assistant physics professor. Morton, who designed and built BASE T heater Daily Show 7 p. m. SATURDAY NIGHT OWL SHOW "HOT CARGO" with William Gargan and Phillip Reed Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday Tuesday fff Crusoe Camporee on Robinson Cru- schcduled to open June 7, the Rev. | soe Istn|ld Jl|ne 2 an( | 3 , U T. Lawrence, drive chairman j Thc Sconl lmltSi cnch ae compan- sald today. | ic[i by .,„ aciu i t leader, will be taken Workers have been mimed by the : , o |he (sl!VI](1 on a ncw ferry ownn d American Legion and Veterans of, b E A Tcn f or rt al ,d sons, Ed and Foreign Wnrs, Cub Scouts, Junior | A ,, lhrocc Tc aford. ' i Chamber ot Commerce, Methodist I H i»hlighls of the Camporee will Women's Society of Christian Serv- , }e a f j s i lfry anc | a Com .t, o f Honor ice. Progressive Club. Junior Pro- , £o the Sollth Mississippi district, sresstvc Club, Kastern Star. Par- cnt T'eacixers Association, Pres-by- in the | terian Auxiliary, P. E. O., Kiwanis Club and the Rotary Club. Spring Squirrel Season In Arkansas Will Open Tuesday for 15-Day Run day with a starting position In the i for an out. Wlllard annual 500-mile Memorial Day auto a Giant homer, race at stake. There, was a good cUancc thnt before dusk some of the haves, already in the starting field for Monday's endurance grind, \vili ue ousted from their favored spots by slight i superior performance tit some of ] the have-nots. Thc track will be | open for final qualifying trials Irom noon until 6 p.m. COT. Thirty cars qualifying for the race by averaging over 115 miles per hour Irom 10 miles on (he sperd- \vay (rack. There were three spots open in the starting lineup. : Verban dropped the ball ninth after a force piny in hurrying to get the ball off for an attempted i |' OI ! b1 ,? ."'i 1 ?- ,," c , c , l , I>lt , ncd ve " ln P ' Mississippi County i hadn't hold Hie ball long enough I _ *v _ ' :at Recul Courier News Want Ads. FOUNTAINS: Everywhere! ugh Marshall hit Scouts Plan Camporee The Spring squirrel season in Ar- . kansas will open Tuesday for a 15- I Veeck Leaves Hospital day run, the State Game and Fish ' Commission announced today. Shooting will be permitted from sunrise until sunset daily until June 15, the Commission said. The daily bag limit will remain the same is last year, eight squirrels day. CLEVELAND. May 29. —(UP)— Bill Vccck president of the Cleveland Indians, \vn.s scliedulcd It) leave Cleveland Clinic today after the Hlh operation on his right leg I ii vc 'innings to gain his second win. per land his physician predicted ihat no i Late starter Don nlnck. coming further surgery would be needed. I in strong after early season ami The Dodgers made 15 hits. Carl Furillo and Pccwcc Reese getting I three each, ns they lopped Brave ace. Johnny Sain, 7 to 5 at Boston. It was Brooklyn's first victory over Boston after four defeats. Despite two homers by Hank Saner and one each by Grady Hatton and Johnny Wyrostck, the Cubs overcame n 7 to 0 lead and topped the Heds, 10 lo a at Cincinnati. Hnln ended a fine pitching battle at Pitt.sburph in which Harry Brecheen of the Cards and Fritz Os- tennuellrr of the Pirates each had given up only three hits when the game was called In the sixth as a 1 to 1 tie. The Athletics still In first place j J I In Ihe American, won their sixth ij straight, ivt Philadelphia, topping «. Ihe Yankees. 6 to 3 as Nelson Pot- | _ tor pitched two-hit, relief ball for Boy Scouts from North and South Mississippi County Districts will hold their annual Ilobinsoll FOUNTAINS; Everywhere! I ICE-COLD WHOLE or SLICED Blytheville Curb Market 130 E. Main Phone 973 Admission 10c-30c Matinee Saturday and Sunday Last Time Today (IIOURLK FKATURE) 'KID COURAGEOUS" Hi 111 Kob Steele Also ' "Joe Palooka Champ" ivilh Joe Kirkivood Klj-se Knox Leon Errol Technicolor Cartoon BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST AIMIISSION MtlCK ANWYHKKK! Reserved Seats on Sale at th« Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday ADULTS -15c — CHILDREN 15c BOX SEATS I5c EXTRA (Tax Included) Monday, May 31 TAG MATCH- ROY Welch and JACK HADER versus BILL STEDDUM and BUCK LAWSON , " ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Roy Welch Bill Steddum Jack Hader Vs. Buck Lawson CINDER BLOCKS Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.: Sunday Z p.m. Saturday ALIAS BILLY THE KID" with Sunset Carson Serial "Mystery River Boat" Also Cartoon SATURDAY OWI, SHOW II p.m. CONCRETE BLOCKS SAND AND GRAVEL We Deliver i Johnson Block Works S. Highway61 Phone 2380 UMfTED STATES HCTUttS KX WA8N€RS Also Technicolor Cartoon * N'cws Ilox office open from 2 to 4:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. lo 9:30 p.m. 6»tE itiM ii»«»T moms unit SEOfCt DOtENZ Kit [HIM (UWIt SUSSU New Theatre Manila's finest ShoHJ EVKKV NJGHT Bo* Opens Week .Days 7:1X1 p.m Matinoc Saturday * Sunday Sal.-Siin. 1 p.m. -ConL Showins Saturday "Badlands of Dakota" willi Richard Dix anfl Andy Devlnc and Selected Shorts SATl-KDAY OWI, SHOW "MY DOG RUSTY" with Ted Donaldson A UNIVERSAl PICTURE "IMack Widow". Also cartoon Sunday and Monday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "Yolanda and the Thief" with Fred Astaire, Lucille Bremer and Sunday nnd Monday ;. "SITTING PRETTY' I wllh Itnbcrl yonnK and I Maureen O'Hnra Selected Sliorl Subjects -A'in HARDING • WTO »:t»a • ow f K«W t.wBSi VINCENT SHERMAN Alu> News and Cartoon

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