The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1948 · Page 11
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TJTUKSTUY, JTJKK 18, 1948 (AKKJ COUHTEll Cotton Pickers Win Night Game Trt« Ttam Lasts 16 to 10 in Walktr Park Contest The. Blythevllle Junior Legion Cotton Pickers journey to Jonesboro this afternoon In quest of their ninth victory of the season «Jter their decisive is to 10 victory over the Marked Tree Legionnaires at Walker Park yesterday afternoon. The Pickers will also be seeking their second win over the Jonesboro Juniors having defeated them « to 5 in a game earlier this teason. Gene Shank., working in relief, wa» the Pickers' winning pitcher, , hurlinR the last five innings after relieving Don Bunch, the starting twlrler, in the fourth frame. It was Shanks first win of the season. Bunch and Shanks allowed the visitors only seven hits over the nine inning route while the Pickers were collecting eight off the Marked Tree, hurler Ford. Both teams were we»V on defense and erro were numerous. Clifton Wixson paced the Pickers eight-hit offensive punch with two doubles and two singles in five trips. Alvln Duclos also hit for extra bases, hammering out a triple in the eighth - inning with two mates aboard. Both Teams Snore Early In High for Hambletonion Bun While liplievcs he has his fiflh Mumbletonian Sl;ikp winner in Mjciuoii Hanover, on mil. The other trotter, driven hy the voteiiin's son. tlibson. is also highly regarded. The three-yeai--olds will work at Goshfn, N.Y., until Ihc ^fiO.llOO Kenuu-k>- nf-tli>-of ihe harness hone sport is renewed the:» An-. 11. ii.i ls jRain Halts Graziano-Zale Title Scrap; '" Re-Scheduled for Tonight at Newark By Jack Cuddy United Press Sports Writer NEWARK, N.J.. June 10. (UP)— Champion Rocky Graziano rcindin- .».»,«.i ^uurr r.xny e< * an ll-to-5 favorite today lo beat Right fielder Singleton and pitch-1 Tony Zale despite a 24-hour past- er Ford were the only Marked Tree \ ponemcnt of their middleweight, batsmen to get more than one hit: Litle "Bhl that will be held at Rnii- with each collecting two safeties in P ert Stadium tonight, weather per- four trips. Singleton doubled In the fifth for Marked Tree's only extra base blow. Marked Tree drew first blood by pushing across three runs In the lirst frame on five walks, two errors and two infield outs. Blytheville retaliated in the second with four , runs on one hit. two errors and (' two bases on balls and went on from there to their eighlh viclorv. Kenny Merritt. the Pickers' ace righthander, probably will work milling. The unchanged odds surprised many boxing men who believed the rain-delay might dull the fighting edge ol emotional Graziano. Zale was expected to retain his sharpness lor the :i4-year-olri challenger is a calm \eieran whose 15- year profe-s-sional record discloses that h« cashed in on at least three iniponan:. postponements. No change was noted in promoter Niederreiter's , wor . . against Jonesboro today. Merritt has! ed wilh another favorable forecast four wins to his credit against no losses. He defeated Jonesboro in Ihe two teams' previous meeting. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orleans 11, Chatia:ioog>i 1 Mobile 13, Nashville 7 Atlama 8. Memphis 5 Birmingham 6, Little Rock 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 3. Cincinnati 2. Chicago 8-1. New York 7-5. Pittsburgh 6. Brooklyn 4. Barton 11. St. Louis S. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington 5. St. Louis 2. Detioit, 7, Philadelphia 4. Chicago at New Yoik, rain. Cleveland tit Boston, cold weather. Osceola 5. Lutes I (Only Gamei Strong Argument Nashville Mobile ..... Birmingham Memphis . . Atlanta New Orleans Little Rock . the U.S. Weather Bureau. Nei- rtcrreiter said yesterday's wa.shout might swell the gate, instead of paring it down. He said the crowd might exceed his previously expected 22.0CO, anrt the gale might pass the antlcipal- ed $350,000. Favorable Wealher Predicted The weaiher man predicted "cloudy and warmer" lor tonight, with "rain unlikely." Then he explained why yesterday.s selection of •'fair and mild" wa.s upset by Jupe Pluvius, who drenched the city wan intermittent showers until the light was jwstponed yesterday altei-noon. He said a bad-weather "cenii'r" north ol Buffalo, N.Y., had been expected to -pass off Eastward over the Atlantic." The pass \vas incom- pleied, and the center "stagnated" over the Newark area. Trainer Whitcy Bimstein said Graziano would weigh about 160 pounds .the middleweight limit, although he could go over that mark if he wanted to, since there, would be no weigh-in bciore the fight. Ar yesterday's weigh-in.' Rocky registered 158 1-2 pounds, second heaviest ol his career. He scaled 160 for Sonny Home at Washington last monih. Zale, who was unexpectedly low at 158 3-4 yesterday, will also hit, about 160 for this third title clasn with Rocky. Tonight's main bout was sched- ! Boston tiled tor 8 p.m. ICSTl. ft will be ' St. I/inis Blytheville Golfers To Meet Kennett Players Sunday A team of HlylherUle golfer* will Journey to Kennelt, Mo.. Smiclny (or an inter-club mutch with gol/ers of tlie Kennett Country Club. Wendell Eaton of the Blytheville Country Club announced today. This will be tlie Blytheville cU.b's first match with Kermelt and tlie third of the Spring. In previous inter-club mulches the Blytheville team broke even in a two-match series with Jonesboro golfers. Eaton slated that he hoped 40 players would make the Kennett, for Sunday's match. The Kennett club will return the match, playing here later this Summer. Armorel Tigers' Roily in Ninth Licks Jonesboro A ninth Inning triple liy relief hurler H. McWrirter provided th necessary runs lor th* Armorel Tigers lo defeat th>- Jouesboro Red Sox » to 8 In a nlRlil same played al the American Legion Park In Jonesboro last night. McWhlrter'a long blow came afle two were out and two were 01. bases In the top half ol the ninth frame. The Tigers were trailing 8-7.going Into the Inning. Fritz West opened on the hill (or the Tlfiers but wus relieved In the seventh by McWhlrter. The Tigers collected a total of 10 hits off the combined offerings of brothers A. Nelms and O. Nelms while West and McWhlrter were limiting Jonesboro to nine blllfii?s. ! This was the .Tigers' second vlc- trip to; (ory over the Red Sox. They move Osceola Indians Lead Semi-Pros Lutai Bulldogs Los* Top Spot in Miiice Lcogu* Standings Osceola's rampaging Indium took over the lend In the Ml»«ls»lnpl Comity Semi-Pro B»sfl)«|| League last night when they vulped the Lutes Store Bulldogs i to '1 In a night till played under lh« llglili of Hale field In Onceola. It was Out-cola's second victory over |he Bulldogs and U g«v» them a reirurd or « wins >g«ln.st 1 \OMfn. The loss shoved the Bulldog* from their first place perch Into the No. '2 slot, vacated by the Indians. Carroll Rodgers lurnrd the trick tor the Indians setting lh« FhiUdogn five tills. He whlf- nd gave up five Kumar Ex-King Michael and Princess Ann* Married in Trouble-Shadowed Rites »r U|»r CtK-k rnw SUlf ATHENS, Jim* lo. UlPi—Fonntr Klnt Michael of Romania and Prln- ce« Ann« of Dtnnurk w«r* marrk*d consider AntM "In cliuich would Whan th> molten of the brldt and bi-id*troom wuiht Vatican dl»- Ihejr were given to un- I miiHt atret Another cloud over the ceremon . th. ..«„« „, Anntr . of PrlnoeM^ollr Church, which Ann. ha, vowed down with only (M II bases on bull*. Billy Drnlim opened on the mound Im (lie B\illdo«« bul WM relieved In the -sixth Inning by ClitilfA Hicks. Ornton WAS Uft- ftrt with the loss. Denlon held llir Indian* «<T>V»- le.ss for the (list four and one- llllrd Inning but »'cskai«1 In tht fifth Allowing one nin lo -score. The 11 id urns senl him In Ihe bench In the slxlli with a tlirre run out- hurst mid ftddrtl llifli- final uily In the sevenlh. Trie Bulldogs commixed four cohlly errors, ouch one either •!lowing or selling up n run. and they fulled lo piny the j0-«nrl of ball tlml Rave them A!X previous wins. 'Hie O.weolK-I,ulr.i lilt w» the only league Ramr played l»»l. nljhl with Blylhevllle and Number Nine and Dogwood nnd Victoria scheduled for ncllon Sundny afternoon. Today'* Games SOUTHERN I.KACIIE CliHUannogsi at Mobile. Only game. attending th« .. „ ^_ RUubcLh .till w u darkened byalia- dowi. Th« inarrlaa* of th« Roman Oath,, "-*.-ii vain _...„„ murc a jmllllT ftl ulf wed ~ ollc prlnctn ,nd th« Or«*k Orlho-, dln». Mlcl»er., Mollier, Queen Hel- rtox ex-kln« lacked lh« »anctlon o(,»na, was wltli him. •he will not |lve up. Princ« El-Ik of DemnaiV Anne's fnuilly at repre- wed- the C.lhnllc Ohurc-h. Bfforu lo |.[ j Anne wore a white Paris town 'llh a nix koot train. Michael wa» In the uniform of a imrshAl of th« speclil dlnnenMllon for II falltd, and V«Mr»n »<nirc« IndlcatMl lh« Royal KootaiiUfl Air font They expected U >p«n4 Uw ftnl Lwo days of their honeymooB M TaoU ratt<i«, th« 8<imm*r ko«M at Greek royaltjr ouUld* *lh«na. tad then to to to I-aiuarun, n»ll^i land, to Mt up permanmt —'-Itanj. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ariel Tonight "THI WESTIRNU" with Oary t:<».pOT Warmr N.w« a» to Manila Sunday for a tilt wllh the Manila Ordinals. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. . 31 . 31 2(1 . n . 71 . 24 . 21 . 20 Pet. Two Tilts Booked For Tonight in Softball League NATIONAL . N«w York at Chicago, Brooklyn al Pilisburgh. night.. Boston »t St. Ixjuls. night. Only ^anses. AMKH1CAN 1.r.A(il)E ChlcBRO at New York. Cleveland at Bcxslon, Detroit at Phllnaelphtu. St. Louis »t Wnshlniilon, nlRhl. .363 i NATIONAL Ne\v York Si. I/juis Pittsburgh Boston Philadelphia •... Brooklyn Cincinnati Chicago LKAGUE W. 25 •If, 24 23 35 20 20 16 L. Pet. 18 ..->81 Cleveland . Philadelphia New Yoik . . Washington Detroit . AMMUCAN LEAGUE W. L. IILI.U iui o i-i-m. v^o it. ii wiij iJr ljv - "">iio in broancast over Lhp Mutual Netwoi K. \ Chicago . 12 No television has been slated. Seigrant-major Jane New-bold displays at Winchester. Kng. the discus-throwing form whitrh u on her a chance to tiam foi the Olympic Games in London Ihis summer. The sti'onR-armed miss 15 a physical training instructor in (he ATS. women's branL-h of the British Armv. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS Leading Batsmen American League Player and Club AR R Williams, Boston 164 43 83 Bourireau, I Cleveland 152 20 Brown. New York 150 23 Zarilla, St. Louis H7 la Mullin. Detroit . ..H8 31 National League Holmes. Boston .. 132 5< Wcstlake, Pitts. ..no 28 Ashburn, Phila. .. 1S4 34 Blatnik. Phila. ..141 27 Home Kim* Saner, Reds _ Kiner, Pirates 15 Keltner. Indians ..M Williams. Red Sox 12 Musial, Cardinals 12 Four Pemiscot Yout hs To Attend Boys State 55 52 49 49 SO 39 fiS 48 j CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. June 10.—Four Pemiscot. County boys will , leave here Friday morning to at. tend the annual Boy's Stale at PC Boomille. Mo., which opens Satur- .384 day. About 500 high school youths from 89 Missouri counties are ex- prcicd to attend. Those trom this county to attend, and the club sponsoring their attendance, are: j Wendell Crow. CanilhersviHe .379 ' Rotary anri Kiwanis Clubs. .355 j Robert McCoy. Hayti. Lions club 353 I .!. D. Braswell, Pascola. Wardell Rotary Club Forrest Pan! Yarbrough, steele Stccle Rotary club. Boys' State is sponsored each year by the American Legion, as n week-long project to demonstrate practical application of a democracy. This is the first year the meeting has been held at Boonvillc having been held at Fulton heretofore. The second place Hays Store Grocers vuli meet the Blytheville .509 I Jaycees and the fourth place Bly.<M\ theviile Motor Company nine will .436 j tangle with Phillips Motors in City .38:i j Soft ball League games at Walker Park- tonight. The Haws-Jaycces conttsl Is slated to open tonight's action at 8 o'clock with the Blytheville MoU-«-- Phillips Motor till lo follow. The Grocers \vill be out tor their iourlh victory and i tie with~Tn» 'Ark-Mo Kilowatt If rs for fir.sl pl«t:c. | The Jaycees will be necking their 1 .secorl'd win. i Blytheville Motors will need a j v.-in tonight in order to keep pace v.-uh Sullivan-Nelson in llie si and[ ings and Phillips Motors will be Pet. • after their third win and R chance .700 to pull ahead ol tlie Blytheville Mo- .587 i lormen. .603 j -«» Hunters' Error Fatal .441 ' SEWARD, Alaska, June 10—sUPi .419 —Joseph Oltversom, 20. told police .286 ; today he shol and killed Roberta Smilh. 32, of Sail Pedro, C«l . on i Mt. 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