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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BKYTHKV1LLB (ARK.) COURIJfiR SATURDAY, JUNE &, 1»« Indians Blank Washington 5-0 Behind Feller and Muncrief; fiosox Grab Two From Browns By 0>ri UindquiH United-Ftr*< Sport* Writer «W YORK, June S. (UP)—It says he« I" very «"»" Pf lrlt th » l Bob'jeiler 1» th« fifth best pitcher oil Ui« Cleveland Indian staff, but )u»t try »nd »»11 th»t Idea around tlie American league loday. It tko s»y* that he didn't win the 15-inntng ball game the IndUiii took, i to 0 from the. Senators »l Washington l«»l night «nd that hi* Moord rtjht now li » very ordinary five victories ajjalurt four But •that'* only the way 'i« It ac-»— cording to the books. They reveal that : Oen* Bearden at 4-1, Bdb Leroon »t 1-J. Don Black, at 2-0, «nd e«n Bob Muncrlef at 2-1, stand i little better, but that's only part oi iht jtory. Tilt plain facts make it look Eyes to th« Future liule better lor Bullet Bob, the old low» plow boy. He was burning them In there will] his imml nerve ICtiatlnnooBR Baseball Standings SOUTHERN Nashville . . Mobile Birmingham last night and it was 0 to 0 In the ISIh when he went out for a pinch- hitter after yielding but four hits. During that stretch he struck out five and ' was invincible with men abase. Muncrief took over and protected the scoreless edge to win his Mcond game when the Indians op ened up with five hits and two walks which produced the winning margin In the 15th. Loser Tom Perrick took over In (he (inal inning after Mickey Haofner had given up no rum and five hiU In a valiant but vain effort. Browne Bow Twice The Red Sox made some progress at the expense of the 6t. Louu> Browns topping them 10 to 4 mid 7 to 1 at Boston for their first double victory since last labor dny. Joe Dobson, backed by two big innings won his sixth game in the opener. In the nightcap, Denny Gulehouse won hi» first game as the Red Sox clacked off 12 hits. The Yankees prevailed over the Tigers at New York, 1 to 4 by rallying late to nullify a three-run homer by pinch-hitler Dick Wnkc- flfld, Frank (Dutch) Killer chalked up hi* first win as a Yankee holding Detroit to six hits. The Athletics defeated the While Sox, 4 lo 1 at Philadelphia with three-run rally In the seventh u which doubles by Barney McCoskj Don White; and Mike Querra wer the decisive blows. Lefty Lou Bris lie won his fourth game aglus thr»t defeats in a relief role. The Dodgers got their first shut out ot the season topping the Card nail, 1 to 0 at St. Louis as Ralp 'Branca topped Howie Pollel In line duel. Branca gave up nine 1)1 and gained his whining margi when Doc Lund singled lu the thli and' went to third on an error Pollett. He icorVd on an outlie llj. It was Branca'l fifth win. Brmrn Top Pirates 10-7 Th« Braves put over seven ru in ih« seventh to top the Phait 10 to 7 »t Pittsburgh. To mi) Holmei tied the scone with a t run double and Jim Russell hit horn* run with two aboard clinch it. I Th« Giants outlasted th» Heds 6 to 4 at Cincinnati despite two ho- mtri by Hank 6au»r which made him th« exclusive' major league leader with IS. b*ve Koslo, who - pitched five hltleM relief Innings was tht. victor. Th« Phils scored a 7 lo 2 triumph «ver the Cubs at Chicago as Dick Bisler and Del Ennis hit homers and Richie Ashburn got a pair of singles to stretch his consecutive betting streak to 21 games. Walt (Hot Dog) Dubiel won his eighth . game although he yielded a homer to Andy Fafko. Yesterday's star—Ralph Branca. who pitched the Dodgers to a 1 to 0 shutout over the Cardinals, giving the Dodgers their first blanking Jab of the season which put (hem in sixth place. Atlanta Nc\v Orleans Utlle Roclt .. LEAGUE W. L. 34 13 28 19 ....28 21 ....35 22 .... 22 27 23 2fl 17 31 18 31 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet . New York 22 . 'St, Louts 21 tsburgh 21 llndclplila 21 ston It) ooklyn 18 icinnatl 19 icaeo 15 AMERICAN I.EAOUK w. u lladflpliia 27 U cveland 24 13 cw York 23 11 Detroit 20 22 nshii'jfton 19 22 ixiuk 17 20 oslon 1« 24 BBO 10 37 .595 .553 .538 .512 .514 .462 .452 .376 Pet. .659 Cotton Pickers To Tangle with Osceola Nine The Blytheville Junior Legion Cotton Pickers, still smarting under the effect* of the 19 to 4 drubbing handed them by Plggott Thursday, will go alter victory No. 7 tomorrow afternoon when they meet the Otsccola Legionnaires on he Walker Park diamond. Game inie is 2:30. The defeat Thursday was the Dickers' first of (he season and it iroke their winning streak at six games. This will be their second neiiting with O.iceola, having de- eated them 2-1 In an overtime contest last wet'k. Coach James Fisher will call on either Don Bunch or Kenny Merritt tor the starling mound duties tomorrow, depending on which hurl- cr is In better shape. Bunch, a lelt- landi'r, hurled against O-sceola in the two teams' first meeting walked awny with a one-hitter tucked under his belt. Merritt pitched two relief innings ol Thursday's game, replacing Montroe Holland in the seventh frame. .476 .4(i3 .459 .429 .270 Fler-l youiiK outfielders Itichie Asburrl. left, of the Phillies and Whiloy l.oi'kmnn of the Giants (;el Ihc feel of (tie l>;it ns early candidate's for Hie National 1.0.1 Hue's Rccriiit-of-lla'-Yi'in- ii»';ml. Barons Pushed Deeper Into Third Place by Chicks; Vols Win Again Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nnshvllle 1C. New Orleans 9. Mobite 1C, Chattanooga 13. Memphis 10, Birmingham 8. AtlnnU 13, Utlle Rock 12. NATIONAL I.KAGUE Brooklyn 1, Si. Louis 0. Boston 10. Pittsburgh 7. Philadelphia 1. Chicago 1. New York 6. Cincinnati 4. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 5. WnshinKtxm 0 (IS In- New York 7, Detroit 4. Philadelphia 4. Chicago 3. Bosl-m 10-7, SI. Louis 4-2. U Today's Garnet < SOUTHERN I.EAtiUK Birmingham at Memphis. Atlanta at Little Mock. New Orleans at. NnsluTlla, Mobile at Chattanooga. NATIONAL I.EAGUI Boston at EMU.slnngh. New York at ClnclvniftU. Brooklyn at, SI. IxauiR. Philadelphia at Chicago ( By ttene I'atlerion United l'r«-ss Sports Writer ATLANTA. Ga., June 5. (UP) — Something had to »ive and Birmingham dixl. So today the Barons were booted clear ol inelr brawl with Mobile for second place In thn Southern Association, and the Bear* had earned the undisputed right to taste the Nashville dust first. Nashville kicked up plenty last ight with a 19-hlt attack thnt urkd New Orleans. 16-9, whilo lobile outslugged Chattanooga 103 and Birmingham bowed to Hem- Ms 10-6. The Barons tagged second-place lobile for days, a lew pcrccnlniie Mints to the bad. They skidded to a definite third place when John Perkovlch and the Mcmphli Chicks miilml them off last night. But the Bnrons figured the Perkovich curve in the last. Inning and scored twice In K futile rally thai was second In last frame comebacks only lo the six-run splurge Little tock staged in losing 13-12 to Atlanta. Perkovich stayed the limit to wli [or the [ourth-place Chicks whili his mate* touched Baron sturte Alex Ronay plus Larry Cast, Irv Medlingcr for 14 blows. tlrars Out-Slug Lookouts Mobile and the hustling Chattn- nooga Ijookouts tied into the kinU of fight the Bears lovu—a batting AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Washington. Cleveland at Philadelphia. St. Louis at New York. Detroit at Boston. MISSOO LKAGIIE I SundayI Blythevitle at Victoria. Osceola Rl Dogwood. Lutes at Number Nine. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS ad connected tor a four-twBccr 'ith two aboard. Hall won for Mobile and starter Jack McXinney was low Chattanooga's live-pitcher totem pole. Nashville's Ben Wade fashioned his sixlh pitching win againsi oil' In the Home Run League a milk shake. But the counter punch In thli battle may land squarely on tht Bez beak. He has to whip the tough, enterprising California packers. He also hai to find the tuna. And there are a lot of bankrupt tuna fishermen around who explain that tht latter can bt v«rjr difficult. iNOW! lot Towering Hank Saner, left, of Hie Rv'rls compares Rvips with Johnny Mi/* of the Giants. The towering Los Angelr-no is up from the International League, win-re he Icirliioiu-d 50, lo challenge Ralph KJner of Ihe Pimtps :m<l The Iii« Cnl for thp National and major league home iun championship,. Demaret Continues Hot Pace at Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE. N. M.. June 5, (UP)—Jimmy Demaret ot Ojai, Cal., 1 play in the $10.000 Albuquerque Open yolf tournament. Demaret held a slim one-stroke lead with cards of 65-69—134 over Rough Mat Bout Is Indicated by Wrestling Card Names an Monday night's American Legion wrestling card point to a rough four-way affair with matdom's toughest in the tag mat- leiiu WILH uuiuft ui uu-u»— u-» wnti i miarf.f n f ma f Clayton Heafner of Charlotte, N. O-. J^™" 6 for action with B7-GB-135. Marly Furgol « J t c ,", n ^ 1 event """tor^rd PUt t0gCthet * 69 ' 68 "i Eugene 'Red" Re was par-busting day in Aibu-. £ l J»"e IwLsting arusi iron, que yesterday as 22 golfers. Rock, who was only recentl; e amateurs and 19 pros, turned missed from a Memphis In .OM as the Vol row of murderers Jin sub-par scores for the 36 qualify- Eugene "Red" Roberts, the colorful bone twisting artist from Little tly dis- .ospital where he underwent treatment for jowdered 19 hits off George Dlehl and Hal Breeding to leave the I'el- ctins helplessly beaten. New Orleans fought back but the Vols' distance trio, George Byarn, Charley Gilbert and Charley Work- nan all slapped home runs. H made 18 this year for Gilbert, who leads the loop in that department. Pebs StaRe Comeback In Little Rock the visiting Crnck- eis felt pretty safe in the eighth nursing a 13-2 lead. But the Travelers weren't sleepy that time of night and they pounded home 10 tuns in the last two innings to burely miss. Hal Taormina paced the Pebble rally with a home run in Ihc eighth atirt another in the ninth. Bob Kalz got help on the Atlanta hill from John Myers and Carl Llntl- quist in that lost inning, but got and | credit for the win. Ralph (Country) Brown. Atlanta's new outfielder with the sensa- lional minor league record, smashed a four-bagger in the fifth with ing holes. The field was cut. to 60 ] ?_" ee *'" retur " to the from the original 13 entrants. 'My Love Wins English Derby at Epsom Downs LONDON. June 5. (UP)—My Love, a 100 to 9 shot owned by Aga Khan, won the 169th running of the historic English Derby at Epsom Downs today. Royal Drake, which left the post local arena along with Dale Wayne a toughie with a long line of followers in this vicinity. Roberts and Wayne will team up American Netters Hold Lead in Belgian Play BRUSSELS, Belgium. June 5.— (UP)—A band of men and women neuters from the United states continued to dominate the Belgiai Internationa! Tennis championships today as play reached the semi-finals in most divisions. In the men's singles competition Prank Parker and Budge Patty, botl of Los Angeles, moved out for semi- finnl matches. Parker ripped througl Draja Mltic. 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, in a miar ter-fit'.al encounter encounter yes t#rday. In women's singles. U. *. star held three of the four spots. Su?.y Kormoczy of Hungary prevented at all-America, semi-final round whei she eliminated Shirley Fry of Ak ron, O., 1-6, 6-4. 7-5. Mrs. Patriot New Theatre Manila's finest Showi EVERY NIGHT Boi Open» Week Day* 1:M p.m Matlne< Saturday & Sioday it.-Sun, 1 p.m. c«nt Showier against Buck Lawson and Bill Sted- (canning Todd of La Jolla. Cnl. Mrs dum, a pair of returnees from last Mary Prentiss of SaJl Bernardin week's card, in the main event. ThL-s will be both Roberts' and Wayne's first appearance here In several months, Preceeding the tag match feature the four grapplers will pair nt odds of 25 to I, was .second nn'd ' of f for a cou P le of ^dividual onft- Noor, a 2* to 1 .shot which also flUI preliminary bouU. In the first, i.s owned -by the Aga Khan, finish- L Roberts will tangle with Steddum ed third 1 and in Lhe ^Iter, Lawson will meet The Gaekwar of Baroda's My | Wayne. The first bout U scheduled Babu, the favorite at 4 to 1, was * or 8:15 'P- m - (ourth. j My Love won by * length and a half over the mile-and-a-half ep- soru course. Royal Drake, owned by Leon Vo!terra of France, finished four lengths in front of Noor. Cal., and Doris Hart of Miami wer the other survivors of the quarter final round. With the Courts Marcelle Humphrey Webb Dene Webb, suit for divorce, dis missed. Katherine Meany vs. John Frai els Meany, suit for divorce. rf By United Butting Lenders: American League Player and Club AR Wtlllfims. ilost. . . 153 Boudreati, Cleve. 136 Brown, New York 123 Znrilln. St. Louis 139 Mullin. Detroit . . 134 National l.rague one on. match. And before the pllcliers quit | Tonight, all teams continue their coming and going for both sides, i scries. Atlanta is ;it Little Rock, Sessi had socked a homer with the Nashville at New Orleans. Birm- bases full of Bears Rild his famed Inglmm at Memphis ami Mobile at mate, George "Shotgun" Shubn, j Chnttanooffa. Under His Hat Dates for Final Armorel Defeats Truman 14-6 in Walker Park Tilf Olympic Field Trials Named Jesse floret Decisions Williams in Garden NEW YORK. June 6. i UP)— Two Holmes. Boston bouts In the Immediate ruture and Gustinc. Pitts. > possible lightweight title shot next Musinl. St. Louis Fall or winter ncre being lined up 1 today tor Jeise Flores. victor over Johnny Williams at Madison Square Garden last night. Flores, from Stockton. Cal.. was Kcllner.' ludlnns awarded a «pllt decision over Wil- Kincr. Pirates Hams, from Monisomery. Ala.. In a 10-round bout that was a crowd- pleaser for action. 1 Ashburn. Phila. t Blatnlk. Phiia, . r Homr Kuus I Snuer, Reds ---' 113 19 158 -11 155 35 59 157 3] .59 117 24 41 [NOW! Musial, Cardinals ., Williams, Rod Sox The Armorel Tigers defeated the Truman n Independents 14 to 6 at CHICAGO. -Jims S. (UP)— Final: Walker Park last night for their track and field trials for the Aiuer- [ lourth victory of the .season, tcan Olympic squad will be held; Frank Ellis was the Tigers' win- July 9-10 at Dychc Stadium. Evnns-1 ning pitcher, hurling six full inn- ton, 111., Olympic officials said todny Finals for the 10.000 meter run ] Pel. < were moved to the National Ama- j .379 tcur Athletic Union mccl at MUwau-i ,353 kee Jniy 2-3. The switch was nindc: .350 so several athletes. Including Don .345 Lash would be able* to compete in .343, both the 10,000 and 5,000 meter | events. .389 Six 11 LIB I events were scheduled 380 ^ or Fr'fl ft y night, July 9. 550 tlir 100 meter run. -?/><X) meter runJ 3-jfj'400 meter hurdles. hlRh jump, nnci 350 J av <'l' rj an( i 1iamnu:r (hrows. All oth- t ! er competition will be held Sntur- ' j^ riav attcrnoort. July \Q. ^ Twplvr alhlctivi win compete In i, each of the program's 17 evcm.s. The first six placers In Ihe annual Na- I tional Coilesmle Aihlclic ings before being relieved due, to arm trouble. He was relieved by Fritz West who finished the game. Ellis and West gave up only eight scattered hits over the nine inning route while Ihe Tigers were getting to the combined offerings ot Forstcr and Davis for a total of 16 safeties. Glenn Bunch was the big gun including j- of the Tigers' offcnsh^ Bunch, pounding out three hits in five The Tigers are scheduled to piny the J<me.slxm> Red Sox in n single gtvme nt Annorel Park tomorrow n Her noon. Game titjie 2:30. set for . .. U 1 (ion meet at. Minneapolis June is- CaruthersYtlle Team My Baby Big Favorite \ In Epsom Downs Running. ;ou:;h the NAAU meet. ; U. S. Olympic team will !l VT ,,„ _, . , rludc tli? lop Hirer nirii ia each of LONDON. JiuiL- 3- tUPt-The his- lh[ , Olympic fhiat evenU, «nd two , toric derby at Ep.son; Downs ramp moro athletes will be chosen by the • I up for Its IROth nuiniiiR todny with i r;u , k nnd fle]ri K0m , nlll( , c lo com . •at FOUNTAINS; Everywhere! My B.iby the 4 to I favorli* and [wo A'i ic r lean hor-sos rated ns outsiders in Ihe field o( w Ihrec-year- dK. The number of Mailers in the niilc-and-2-haII classic was the greatest since 1922 when Captain Cuttle defeated 29 rivals. Brside.s the pair fr;m the United Slftles. 27 were from Great Britain and four from France. plete 'lie -400 end 1.600 meter relay teams, CARUTHERSV1LLE. Mo., Junn ni ~ 5.—Caruthersville American Legion Junior baseball tram goe.s to Dexter Sunday, fresh from the victories this week over Kermett and Ucrnie. The team will meet Kenuetl on Ihe Kcnnctt field Wednesday, for i\ return panie. Northwest Aiming For California's Tuna Monopoly ASTORIA, Ore. 1UP)—The efforts of a Seattle "wonder boy" to break the tunna canning monopoly of California packing firms might well decide how much you pay for that tuna snnwich at the corner drug store, Nick Bez, a determined Yugoslav Immigrant from Seattle, who has risen to national success in FOUNTAIN! Everywhere! SATURDAY 'CALL of the CANYON' with Gene Autry and Selected Shorta ATURKAY NIGHT OWL SHOW "BEST MAN WINS" Edgar Buchanan and Anna Le« f£ Sunday and "APRIL Monday SHOWERS" with Jack Carson, Ann Sothern with Selected Shorts fishing and aviation, has just delivered the second blow of a one- two punch. , A converted navy vessel in fishing at present off Costa Rica in "home waters of the Californinns. The ship Is a former repair ship renamed the Sapaiu. The Sapain Is the "mothership" in a new tech- Police, FBI Investigate Blood-Like Stains in Co KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 5. (UP —City police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation today are checking "blood-like stains" on seat covers found in the trunk of an automobile here and trying to identify a man who attempted to sell the car. Detective Chief C. B. Wells said the unidentified man Is being held in city jail for investigation after he attempted to sell the car at a local used car lot. Wells said the seat covers had been changed and the stained ones put in the trunk of the car. He said the suspect used a spurious bill of sale to obtain Tennessee license plates for the car here Thursday B LYTHEV I L.LE5 ONLY Show Starts Weekdays 7:M p.m.' Saturday 1:M p.m.: Sunday t p.m. ket for northwest canneries be: cause the scarce Aldacore Is a de- llix t\ma, not like the yellowfln Swimming Pool to Open CAIIUTHERSVILLE. Mo. June 5 —The Caruther.sville Mtiniclpnl : SwiniBiiiiR Pool will open here Sun. day afternoon, it v.a.i announced today. The pool has been thorough* 1 ly cleaned and reu;i1utcd. and con- Mclcrablc painting and repair nas been done abo;it the d room.s. and other buildings. San) Snrart nevf r plays touma- , ment soil without his hat, but is j cftusht Unrcheaded in a practice •essing . roun( i t tuna off the hot, tropical coasts of Latin-America. Capacity, is 750 . tons of fish. * i j Other Ships Used - t The Sapain is (he follow-up of I Bc?.'s first blow which he delivered 1 with the aid of S-i.000,000 spent on the ship Pacific Explorer by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. The Pacific Explorer is being 1 refit ted in Seattle for futher "exploratory" trips, probably Into the Bering Sea off the Russian const. , The determined Bez has still an- I otlier blow ready for delivery. Another "mothership" called the Tininn is being outfitted at Astoria, i It, too, will store 75 tons of frozen I tuna. ' And here is how Bcz hopes to nf- r feet that drugs tore tuna sandwich by his gamble on the high seas. The Astoria tuna canneries have been operating only durJ I the summer and fall nmnths, c.tnniilg Albacore tuna, caught off the west 1 coast of the United States. I Plans Fill* Year 1 H the expensive machinery and well-paid workers can be kepi busy all year canning the tropical ycl- lowfin tuna, then the sandwich is going to cost lew—n t least, that's what fishermen here believe. Also, there will be a wider mar- •NOW! Saturday "Arizona Gana Busters" with Tim McCoy Serial: "Mystery of the River Boat* Also Cartoon SATURDAY OWL SHOW at 11 p.m. mvmwcr ; WARNER SENSATION' Serial: "Black Widon Also Cartoon FOUNTAINS J Everywhere! Sunday and Monday (DOUBLE FEATURE) BLYTHEV1LLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING I.OWKST ADMISSION PRICE ANWYHKRE! Hcservcd Seals on Sale at (he Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday .„ -. Al)l!I/rS loc — CHILDREN 15c MONDAY, JUNt / TAG MATCH- BOX SKATS 15c EXTRA i (Tax Included} 1 RED ROBERTS and DALE WAYNE 1 versus 1 BILL STEDDUM and BUCK LAWSON 1 ALSO 21 -FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES | Red Roberts Vs. Bill Steddum Dale Wayne 1 \ r s. I Buck Lawson j SALE All Items in Our Show Cases Also "ADVENTURE" with Thomas Mitchell and Joan Blonrtel News and Cartoon We ore closing out our accessories for 1942-1948 FORD RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight "HOPPY RETURNS" with Hopxlonn Cisildj 9th Chapter: ••Adventure! of K« »nd Rlntj" Our Supply Is Limited Come In Eorly PHILLIPS Motor Co. Phone 4453 Blyrheville, Ark. SATURDAY NIGHT OWI. SH "TARZAN AND THE AMAZONS" Johnny AIM Cmioan Sunday and Mon«af Tuesday

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