The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1948 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 11, 1948
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(ARK.)' rWRrr.R NEWS Tony Zale Kayos Oraziano in Third MM feltir KUw Mi<MI«w«ight Ckamp; 21/497 Fans S«« K«ut WrlUr Junt II. *UF) — but explosive today to de- Aept4<uber the world mid- ctunipioruliip he recap- jYon Rocky Gr&TUano la-st IB ,oiie of th» ring's most •tonoui upAeta. ***, M, wiu » 14-1 he laced the younger Ora-1 ,",„'„' », ld h e guve Iwfore 21,4i/i fans in Ruppert' - ium; but at 1:08 of the Ihlrd iroun4 ht knocked out the Brooklyn belter who had wrested the orown from him Ja.sL July at Chi- Grocers Defeat Jaycees to W/n ' 2 Games Booked First Place Tie in City League \ f ° r Sun f a * in ' ** Missco League Brothwi Jtck »«d 1. 0. Wtilltlc. 1 1*4. > hcarlbreaker to tli« Blj'lhe- toutod l>y many u two ol the be*t j vlll« Mutor Company Molornien by pitcher* In the City Softball league, hurled the Hays Store Giocers Into a first place tttf Kllowaiterc last wllh ttie Ark-Mu night when they turned back th* Jayceec 16 lu 5 In a league contest al Walker Park. The Whittle brolhert Joined force* lo turn back the liaples* Jaycees on three hits to give tlie Grocers their fourth win of the season against only one loss, the same record lhat the Kllowatlers hold. Jack Whittle opened on ttie mound for ttie Grocer* and tolled through Ihe fifth frame allowing only one hit, a home run by Junior underdog ( crowe, Die Jaycees 1 aecoiid y to brottier Only two game* arc >n 8 to 7 score. Tlie underdog Phil- • to be played in tlie Mississippi lips nine battled the Motormen to : County Hascball Li-ague .Sunday a bUndslill, coming Irom behind on two occu&toliB but succijtnlM'd to thiee-run In the sixth Billy Maker went ttie distance for Uie losing Phillips loam giving up VI blngles mclnojnj/ a home run by Wayne Dill In Ihe flfih Inning with the bases empty. Ted Fisher stalled for the Motonnen but WHS relieved In Ihe .slxlll by I,. W. Kilv.hnnh. PlilU Hits rapped Fisher snd Fit/.hugh for a total of 13 hi Is Skcllon was Ihe blK man at bat for Phillips, collect ing four hits In four tries Including a fifth Inning Rocky, tlw ring's stormy pelrd, wu on tlit cinva.1 for the third lira* when referee Paul Cavalier aounttd htm out, He was stretched Jl»t on his back, with arms out- ,. 3. C. In the sixth after the Clrocer.s I homer with the sacks empty. 1)111 had piled up an 11-2 lead. J. C. < led the Motormcn with throe fur finished the game allowing three i four. rims and iwo hits. The Jaycees, Ihough dcfealecl. The win moved Ihe MoCormr-n Into a Ihlrd place lie wilh Sulltvan- . His head had hit tliu floor so hard that some witnesses feared he might have suffered a brnin lujxtiy. In the dressing room, Dr. Vincent Nardiello, Rocky's friend from Uie Nfc.*- York Boxing Cotnmi.sMon .staff, said (he ex-ckiamp's actions indicated a slight concussion. At his Brooklyn home today, Rcxiky vigorously denied the concussion reports. He said, "there's nothiu' wrong with me (hat a goo.l attain won't cure." He added he •would continue fighting alter a brief vacation. Promoter Andy Neiderreiter announced that he had Zale under contract to clefetid (lie title hi September. Neither the site of the bout- iior the opponent had been decided, h« explained; but he believed either Marcel Cerdan, French middleweight. or Ray (Sugar) Robinson, welterweight champion, would be the challenger. Won't Fight Kocky Again Co-managers Sam Plan and Art, Winch said Tony wa-s willing to defend in September. They, emplm- •iaeti, however, that Graziano would hot be the opjwnent. "There's no need of lighting him again, " Finn •aid. "Tony's already knocked him out ki two off their three tills showed more hustle and light last '• Nrlson in the night than they ever have In pre-. II left Phillies In a fourth vlons contest. Their fielding showed ! lie with the Kawnbacks. definite signs of Improvement and j 'Hie standings: only two of their butters struck onl. Glenn Bunch. Dale Williams and : '''«•»"« W. J. C. Whittle paced Ihe Clrocors' hit- | ArV-Mo 4 ling wilh three lilts eat-h. Crowe paced the Jayoees wllh his homer .s ami place .which cnme in Hie third inning with one man on. Mntormtn Win 8-7 In last night's second gfimo the Phillips Motor Company nine drop- Tt-M nt ArV-Mo Hays Ktorc Sullivan-Nelson . HMtieville Motor Phillips Molor .. Riizorback Jaycees Coca CoU .800 .son .661 M>i .400 .400 .200 .(XX) iilic-rnoin with the nlytheville Chicks moving to Number Nine and the Victoria Red flox pUylng hnM lo t)i« llnys Store of 1X>B- wood. 'J'hH-^ of Uie Iviir le.'im.s .sl«te<J lo .sec Hciion this weekend. Jilyiheville. Dogwood and Number Nine, will be batiliiiK to vacftto the league's i-Hlar. mid Victoria will be uyinn to get Into the scrap for the looj>'sj iwo top .seat*. Filylhevllle, Dogwood aim Number Nine are presently occupying Ihe close rniarler.% of the. loo|>'.s basement with records of. two wins and five losses. l.nte.s and O.sceola will take the dn.v off SniMlity «f(er tfieir llful- plai-e scrap Wednesday ulnlit. Bolh tills Hunrlny will mart at 2:30. Lookouts Bounce : Bears 8 to 2 in I Only Dixie Game FRIDAY, JUNE',, Cotton Pickers Williams Leads Red Sox to 15-7 Win W/'n 14 to 8 in Ovcr lndlans '' Braves Trip Cards 10-2 Jonesboro Tilt Kl Jts Baseball Standings SOUTIIKKN I.KAfiUK Nii.shville xMoblle Memphis AtlLinla W. 31 SI 'K Little Hock New Orleans x—Nlghl game. NATIONAL New York Boston SI. 1-oiiis Pittsburgh Philadelphia Brooklyn Cincinnati Chicago . AMKKICAN Pel. ,6W .574 .537 .509 .41*1 .404 .3M .370 Baseball Series For Blythcville Churches Planned Jiunes R. Usher, director ol Ihe Ann-Tlcim legion's Sunday School basel>all program announced todav lhat play In the program would underway Momtav niorning nl Walker Park. Mr. Fisher Maled thai, lie was W. \,. Pel. | requesting that members of nil 25 19 SllR ! teams- which will participate In the 24 19 .5ftH program to meet at Wnlkcr park at •25 20 .556 i a o'clock Monday morning lo draw 20 .. r i. r j(J I up a schedule. 23 .521) AL ptescnl niuY four teams have 24 .4S.5 ! •tfi Alfi I 25 21) 20 20 Cleveland New Yot k .. Philadelphia Washington Detroit .... Boston St. Louis ... Chicago . .. ..21 ..18 . 12 Yesterday'* Results SOUTHERN I,F.AGUK Chatianobga 8, Mobile 1. Only game. NATIONAL I.KAGUK Chicago fi, New York 4. Phtsbnrjjh 4. Brooklyn I. Boston 10. St. Louis a. Only games. I AMERICAN I.KACiUK Boston 15. -Clevelund 7. Philadelphia 10. Detroit 4. .Washington 5. St. Louis 4. Chicago at New York, rain. .Promoter Neiderreiter was de- liCht«d with the gross gat« of }335,- M6 attracted by the Hist venture of his new organization, the Tournament of Ciiampions, Inc. Rain had caused a 24-hour postponement to Ja*t night. Moreover, another postponement was threatened yesterday by iiUeimlUenl showers ?iha.t fell luiiil early afternoon. > Neioerreiler estimated .that his lilt would make a profit of about 6,000; lor the radio right had brought 145,000 and the movie ri»M«, $36,000. Those .slims swelled iti*'lot*i receipt* to (406,646, he said. RodwyX received a guarantee of liaOjIW; .»J4 Zale, «eo,000. - Although, Ui» scheduled 15-round bout WM': abbreviated consideraoly it wm& A. MV&$« thriller while iL Uited. I>OHH Twice Jn Third Zale, who iuid predicted a third- Bound knockout, came out to fnltill bia prediction. A long left jab sud- danly jolted Rocky back onto h!> beel*. Then Zale wa-s alter h with combination! to body and head; Twice he drove Hocky nearly to his haunches against the ropes BMI a neutral corner. Rocky didn't fa down. Then Tony staggered him twice with rights to the bead, and snri- denly exploded on his chin a !<•/ book 'that sent Rocky careening sideways to the canvas, where he lay IMC down until the count of •even bad been yelled Into the mic=- rophone by N»t Fleischer, editor of the Ring Magazine. Fleischer had been drafted to serve as the first . knockdown time-keeper in Jersey ring history. When Rocky rose, Zale swarmed o»er him until the final leJi hook (mashed him backwards to the canvas, where he lay stretched oil bis back. | Zale weighed 168 i-4 pounds; Graziano 15« 1-2. ' ,, lA/ L ? The comfortably coo! weather was "Ogon, Woriham Lead relished by Tony, who claimed tint Field in U S Open the terrific heat in Chicago Sta- , dium caused his defeat by Rocky last July not Rocky's blows. : Boxing men were inclined to ba- Keve the Chicago story today. announced they would participatn In Hie profjrnni, he said, lillt there 17 at) .302! Is a possibility of a firth and maybe a si.xlt- entry. i Included In thr four teams en- I tered art! three from Hlylheville, j Uie First Methodist. Cnlvary nap- ATLANTA, Gil.. June II. (UP) ..... j The Southern Association rested In ' peace toduy with standings undisturbed fitter a one-same nl^ht. ! <;imU:uiuogii conked Mobile 8-2 In the solo contest. I Ko Nu.shvillc got n present of half ;a name while resting, and bobilercd r its Ifiiguc lead lo elyht and one-hulf j o\'ej- second-plji[;e Mohile. Thul li'fl the Dem.s (»no game lalleud of tlllrd-placc llii i!]lii!;l):ilil and Just Iliree ij nines out of the second division. (JliiUtanooga teed off on Mobile . starter Roy Boles by clubbing his I pitcher for foil ,rrun.s In Hie first inninn, lltiss Oppllger look Ihe inounil for I lie Bears In the seventh. But Boles took the loss. l-'rnnk Rosso got credit 'for winning for the on-njinlii. off-aRnin lookouts. He relieved the ulnrtliiu hnrler. Jack McKinney. in Ihe third when the Rears scored their pair of rims. Mohile got just four hits which the lookouts pounded out 11. Chnlliiiioogn will play a K ain at Mobile tonight ns baseball wars Tin niytlicvlHe Cotton Pickers continued their winning way yesterday by knocking off the Jonesboro American Legion Junlois H to 8 In a ^aine played on the Jonesboro diamond. RfKlithandiT Kenny Men lit wnt!""" e '"' ls mlt >' the distance for the Pickers, giv- j lx>d >' in thle ing up nine hils, sinking oul 101 and allowing five bases on balls. I Merrill pitched In with his share of Ihe hitting two. gelling two singles In six trips and scored two runs. It was ttie Pickers ninlh victory of the year against only one loss and their second straight win over the JoiiL'.sboro nine. It was Merrill's filth win ol Hit season aijainst no dc/e.'Us. Starnes worked on the hi!! for Jonesboro and was touched for a total of 12 base blows. He struck oul eight and issued eight free pusses. Alvln Duclos led Ihe Pickers at the plate hammering out Ihrce • iiiRli's In tour official time.s at bat. Cliff Wlxon finished second I" the hilling department with iwo lor four and Merrill third with two for six. Charley Keller, who was a meui- her of the Cotton I'icker.s lasl year, paced Ihe Joncsboro hiding with' Iwo singles and a douulc in four official trips followed by Hucky I'ryor who slammed out two .singles In font Iries. The Pickers will journey lo Memphis Sunday afternoon for a contest wllh the Wcona Food Stores nine of lhat city. B.r C*rl I,undi|uist (riiltrd Press Sports Writer) NKW YORK, Juno 11. lUFi—By keeping hl.s eve on that a;ip!e. he 'V" "Kain iht- appii; ol Huston's eye. Thai's Ted Williams, who is batting .'Ml Co lead both li^tun-s and who rould be hitiing iirmind .'Mi 11 walks counted as hits. Whin's ftunt of every- in runs Icalcd in wilh 48. in hits with fir>, in run.s witli 45 and he is si-cnnd in Ihe Anit'iicaii in htimers with IV. Wilh lhat kind of a jitittk in the halting Ijook.s. iherc- oiit^ht t/> ix- a congressional Investigation if the bast-bull writers don't make him the leagues most valuable playt-r. Yesleiday, in Uuston's 15 lo 7 hnmilation of Clc'.'t-land'.'i liotihy Feller. Williams drew two Inrs and walk and drove in two runs. The Indians fcave up on ihcir famed (it-Id Williams shift which 70,000 Boss Fingerlings 'Planted' in Pemiscot CARUTI1ERSVILLE. Mo.. June 1! --The Pemiscot Sportsmen's Association i his week released 10.000 bass fiUKcrhngs in various ditches and bayous in Pcmiscol County, it, was announced Thursday bv John W, Sawyer Jr., an officer of Ihe association. The fintjerlings were obtained from (lie federal fish hatchery Corning, Ark., and were distributed by Gordon Wright, A. P. Campbell, I both by Sam Chapman who op- UiK-il Ihe Inning with a single and lain KOI a double in a 10 to 4 Irlutnph over Detroit. With the bases filled on two : walks and a fielder's choice, Frank Iii>can of the Browns walked home the winning run in a 5 to 4 Washington victory. Kx-llruwnie Mark ; Christmaii led the .Vats wilh Iwo ' hits and a walk, batting in three runs. The Bmves won their seventh BHine in nine starts on their Western road trip and look over second , place in the national by whacking out 1 Tints In a 10 to 2 rout of the Cardinals at St. Ixjuis. Hob Kllioti led the way with a homer, double and two singles. The Cubs lopped the Giants, 6 lo 4 at Chicago behind seven-hit pitching by Russ Meyer, who won his fifth name. liunliam Hurls Two-Hitter The Pirates, who already have an Read Courier News Want Adj liLYTHEVlLLtS ONLY -SJjo»- Slar(.« Weekdays 7:W p.m. ( Saturday I'M p.m.: Sunday Z p.m. was invented by Malinger I.ou IJon- | efficient staff of winning pitchers dreau Ted never hit to loll, sot a fine performance out of Ernie' "Now lhat he Is hitting to left, I Bonliani who held the IJod^crs to the shift has outlived :Ls useful- ! Iwo hils at Pittsburgh In a'4 to 1 ness." fiondroan said. ! triumph, his first of Ihe year. It The Sox had an eight-run sprr-r | w»s the sixth victory In seven starts in the third, kiici-king otit Feller I for the Pirates over the Brooks this as Williams .singled twice and liobbv I season. Doerr hit a iliree-rnn homer. Dom ! The Tonight FKATUKF.) 'HER KIND OF MAN 1 wilh /achary Scolt . Phillies and Reels weren't also uol a hoiivr in the ] schrduled and Hie Yankee-white 12-hll rmit which CJK!C<! a flt-e-gamp ; Sox game was rained out Cleveland winning streak. j ... .Vs T«ke Detrtill 10-1 The Aihlellcs als<j pin on a inning, netlini: seven runs i fourth on seven .walks ami Iw I Yesterday's Star—Bob Elliott of big | the Braves who hit a homer, don- the ! ble, aiui two singles in a 10 to 2 hits, ' rout of the Cardinals, lireak out ngiihi around the circull. j Howard Cnnniiigham, Jack Tipton! \ Little lio.ik will be at Atlanta. George Glozier, nnd Mr. Sawyer. W. . .'JB ..27 ..28 . ,2* Pct. .BBS Memphis ni Birmingham nnd Nashville al New Orlenns. '.500 11 Mr. Fisher slnlen .468 : youths who me not .«7 i Stinclm School classes .286 Ihnt several nietnljets of of the lour cnurcnes nave Indlcnlcd a desire to participate In ttie program atul that an augments ate being nmrie lo gel (hem berths on Ihe teams. He urged hoys lo be present nt Monday's meeting. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE All nlKMt games: ( Memphis al Birmingham, I.lllle Rock at Atlanta. Chattanooga at Mobile. Nashville at New Orleans. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at Pittsburgh. New York nt Chicago. Philadelphia at Cincinnati. Boston at St. Louis, iiislH. AMERICAN' LEAGUE Cleveland nt New York. Chicago at Boston St Louis at Philadelphia. Detroit at Washington. MISSCO I.KAGDE 4 Sunday) Blythcville at Number Nina. Dogwood at Victoria. LOS ANGELES. June 11. (UP) ....... One of the most closely-bunched fields in the 48-year history of the National open Golt Tournament Softball League To See Action Tomorrow T-eaRiie play in the newly formed "Y" Midget Softball League will open tomorrow morning wilh three games on the calendar. This league replart-.s the grammar .school loop which operated luring the Spring. Three of the eilglle teams ate Blylheville outfits and the other three represent t'jirbro, Promised Land nud l.nte.s Store communities. All players must '" under 14. Onme.s will b« played cacli Sat(lay morning nt tlie Division i '--Street Playground and nt Walker I Park. | = S. Women Favored j In Wightman Cup Series I LONDON. June 11. <UP>—Ten| ills lassies from Ihe United Status ! were iiilnl "the surest thing m spurts" today as they took the court axainst Britain for Ihe 20th of the Cup .series. Expert.'! had absolutely no doubt that Ihe onp would make tho re- lurn voynee lo America, where it I NOW! Mr. Sawyer said the loca hart made application lo the federal wildlife department /or some blue Rill finjje'-liiiRs to also be released in Pcmiscol waterways, nnd he was of the opinion these would be allocated in time for retcuse this Fall. The n.ssociatlon is composed o! Pemiscot County hunters and fishermen. h;is been .since 1031. And tlicy were fvcply prcclictiiiR that the Yanks would win ovcry one nf the seve.i matches for the third .straight year. li»l MM lit tint sin, "B <'..i,n, CHIC YOUNG "PENNY ARTHUR unsr SIHGlEIflll • LAKE • SIMMS Also Carioon Saturday "COME ON COWBOYS" with The Three Mesquitecrs Seriiil: "Myslery of the River Boat" Also t'artoon Saturday Owl Show "CRIME OR WARNING" Serial: "The Black VVidnw" Also C'umerly Sunday and Monday DOURLfc FKATURE "RENEGADES" with Lurry Parks niul Kvelyn Kcyes 'HOODLUM SAINT" with William Powell and Esther Will!urns Also News St, Cartoon '*» iat FOUNTAINS! Kver.vwlicrc! J The schedule for .Snlurday: 9:30 a.m. Timers vs. Leopards at Division street; 1C:I](I n. m . Tia- velcrs vs. l.utes Store at Walker Park nnd 10::tO a.m. Ynrbrn vs. Promised Land at Division Street. leert off today for the second round of competition with only (our strokes separating tile Hip '£2 competitors. The li-iidora were lilMe Ben Hognn "I Her.shey, Pa., as everyone expectnd: ui>rt Hie surprise package. Lew Wor.shani of Pitt.sbm-gti. Pa., the defending champion who wasn I <iven a chance to repeat his 1947 tiinmph in this event. Hotiun nnd Woistiani fashioned 'oin'-nndei-pur 67s over the UHIKOSI, course ever to j)lay l\w. to Ihe national open—the 7.fK>0-yard Riviera Country Club, lay-out, n.s a par-71 links that require.': lone,- stiai^Lit drives, and l>.'Hh ihe leaders definitely had what \vas llccM- ed ye.stei'day. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. •r ««•«'» 7CROWK. H.IHKD WHISKEY. M.» Proof. K% Ntulr.l Spirit.. Ruil«in«. Nt'wYork Friday nnd Saturday "OKLAHOMA BLUES" wilh Jimmy Wakrl? l.irlcMKi anil New Theatre! 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