The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 12, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 12, 1948
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TEW Braves Shove Cards Into .Third Place With 7-3 Win; Indians Humble Mighty-Yankees 70-8 H« c»r! I.un*|iiM I'ntird Frew S|x>rU H'rilrr • JM3W YORK, fane IS. ia.P.)—Not l-but things work out In October H they do in Juiw, but could ii be Mint an iill-Indisn World Scircs Is brewing? ' At'least today, the vanishing Amoricarv. liad 8 first place monopoly with the Boston Braves out in front tor ilin first lime (his year In llii! National and the G^veland indfaiu threatening to walk of! with tl)ljjj> 5 in the junior loop. ^ The Braves took over first place at St. Louis when they won their third straight game from the Cardinals, J to 3. It was their sixth .straight victory and their eighth (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS In 10 games on a supposedly tough 'Western road trip. , The Cnrclinnls took n 3 lo 1 lead in the first three innings but Boston init over three rims in tlie seventh alt starter Alpha Drazie, Uic-n coasted lo victory. MeCormtck. Jeff Heath and Eddie Stanky each made two hiU in the winning tit- tack. The Indians, opening a (our game "crucial series" with ilie Yankees I New York at New York, scored a 15-hit 10'St. Louis Baseball Standings SOUTHERN I.EAGUK VV. I,. Pet. Nushville „ Mobile 32 Birmingham 30 Memphis ;. -ft Atlfmia , 27 16 .704 23 .582 .515 .SCO Lftde Rxirk . New Orleans AUK to a victory against six New York pitchers. Dale Mitchell and Eddie Hobinson made iluce hils npeice lor the winners while Bob Lemon, who was batted out in (he seventh, gained credit for his ninth victory, lops for any pitcher in the majors. A's Trip Hrowiu The Athletics took second place undisjmtedly by topping the Browns. 6. to 5 at. Philadelphia as Charley Harris scored his first major league victory in a relief role > by fnc- ing only 21 butters in .seven Inn- iags. Ted Williams drove In seven runs with two doubles, a single and a walk and boosted his major len- gne leading average to .395 as the Hed SO.Y drubbed Die White Sox. 12 to 4 at Boston. I'nt Seercy hit « homer for Chicago. Art Hoittteman, who had dropped eight straight games for tlie Tigers, had to single home Pat Mnl- lin with the winning run in the 10th to gain his first victory. 7 to 6 at Washington. Houttenmn pitched two scoreless relief innings before singling home Mullin, who lind tripled. Ralph Hammer, n 30-yenr-old rookie, won his first major league 'Golden Boy' Pill.sburKh . I'hiladplplna JJtooklyn . . Cincinnati . NATIONAL I<KAGUE W. L. Pet. 10 2ft 20 .535 23 21 21 '-'-1 •u •X M A Big Winner SATURDAY, JUNE u, Ifl4e DclroH Boston St. Louis Chicago . AMMtifAN LEAGUE w. <.. 13 20 19 111 •26 Clevi-Liiu! . . Philadelphia .. New Ym k . , . . 24 23 25 23 2S 1H 27 . 12 31 .510 ! .4-17 .375 Pet. .690 .604 .5«7 .4(KI .47!) .470 .400 .270 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN 1.EAOIIE Mobile :!. Chniianoogsi 2 Little Rock 5. Alluntu 3 Nii-slivillc 5, New Orleans 'i Binniiiglmm 8, Memphis 7 NATIONAL LKAfiti" liaston 7. 'Si. Louis 3 Drnoklyn 3. Pittsburgh 1 ChicilBO 3. New York i CiHcimm!! 12. Philatlelphi 1 * AMERICAN Cleveland 10, New York B Pliiladclpliln 6, St. Louis 5 Boston 12. Chicago 4 Detroit T, Washington 6 Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAUUE Niijlit games: Meinplils at Olrnilnglintn. Little Rock at Atlanta. Chattanooga at Mobile. Nashville at New Orleans. NATIONAL I.EAGUK Brooklyn at Chicago. New York at St = . Ixnii.s. 'Boston at Cincinnati. Pnilnclel.iliiit at Pittsburgh. AMERICAN I.EAGUK C'h'i-rlRiiri nr New York t'2i, Chicago at Boston. Si. Louis at Philadelphia. Detroit at Washington. M1SSCO l.KAGUK tSuiuiny) Blyclleville at Number Nine. Dogwood nt Victoria. Tony Zale Returns Home With Middleweight Title in Tokyo. out on top in an Bears Ease Lookouts 3-2 in Tight Pitching Duel; Vols Take Pels 5-3 By Ocne Patterson llnilwi >>r<-.w Sports Writer ATLANTA. Gil.. June 13. —|UP| —Vcrnon Curtis, who consistently pitchiVj some of the best ball names Jn the Southern Association for Chattanooga, mulled over another defeat today. The tall right-hander dumped Mobile on eight, blows last night but his Lookout mates coulrtn't get the range on young Ken Olson who flipped n good five-bitter imtl deserved tlie 3-2 win. It was Olson's "Blitli win and Curtis' fourtli loss. 1| looked lor a while like Onrlls would win. Tlie Lookouts scored in the first. Sam Cnklcroue tied it with a homer for Mobile in the fifth. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS By United Press -Lending batsmen: American league Player »ii<i Cllib AB R Williams, Boston 172 llmidresui, Cl'land 100 Keli, Dertoit as John Hiz/o belled a four-bagger to put the Lookouts out front again in the eighth. Hut In the bottom of the eighth the Bears caved the roof In on tough-luck Vernon and won on two tallies. So while the sympathy goes to (lie Lookout.';, the percentage gees to Mobile. And the Bears today parked six and one-half games under Nashville, still emphatically the league leader. N'asJlvillr 5, Neir Orleans 3 Nashville smeared New Orleans Mullin, Det'-oit 152 Brown, New York. 153 National lea Player and Club AB R Musial, St. Ixniis 181 41 Holmes, Boston 138 2S Wcstlakc. P'sburgh 11B 31 Ashbum, phil'phia-187 34 Gusline, P'sburgh \f> 43 Home Runs Saner R«ds 16 Killer Pirates 15 Keltner Indians 14 Musial Cardinals 13 Williams Red Sox 12 H 45 68 31 58 41 Pet. .3D5 .3U3 Citation Tries for Turf Triple Crown in Belmont Stakes Today Hy 1*o H. Pelerxn United 1'rn* Sporte Editor NEW YORK. June 12. (UP)—Citation went out after turf Immortality today. He faced eight other horses in the 80th iinjuia! running of (lie $100,000 added ilelnionl Stakes, vi;- tory In which would give him rue- inR's triple crown. Only seven other horses through the years—Sir Barton, Otnaha Gallant Fox, Whirlaway, War Admiral, Count Meet and Assault—have been able to win that Uladcin and the Calumet charger was regarded as ncuaea such a sure thing that lie was 1 to | Assault. Belmont Stakes Line-Do NEW YORK, June 12. (U.P.)-The fieln for the 80th runnin *!00.000 added Belmont slakes to'day: 10 In tlie overnight line. A triumph in this third leg in tlie triple crown—he was an ea,-,v victor in the Kentucky Derby and the Fj-cakiioss—aljso would put Citation in a good position to set his sights on turl's all-time money winning records. If all eight go to the post at 2:30 p.m. CST, the winner will pick up »78,«K>. If it's Citation, it will bring his total earnings to $545,100, only »15,«1 away from fourth place in turf's all-time money winner" Whirlaway holds the spot now' only by Stymie, Armed and Meroney Books Wayne, Roberts Vs. Hader, Moody Dale Wayne and Red Roberts winners In last week's American Legion wrestling matches, will return to the Legion Arena Monday night to meet Jack Holder and Jack Moody In the tag match fea- P. Horte 1. A-Coaltuwn 2. A-CitHtion 3. Faraway 4. Escadru 5. Golden Light 6. VulcAn's Force 7. Salmagundi 8. B-GasparjIJa 0. B-Better self Owner Jocliey Calumet Farm 1 N. L. piorson Calumet Farm E. Arcaro " Glen riiddle Farm T. Atkinson "..'.'.'.', W. I,. Brann A. Kirkland N. Combest ..... D. Dodson P.. Guerin No Hoy W. Mehrtens ture. Making here as a their first appearance tag team. Roberts a«tl Belair Stua C. V. Whitney W. G. Hells A. J. Sacket King Ranch entry, ids. 30-1 8-1 20-1 15-1 1S-1 Game The Ark-Mo Kilowatters of the Blytheville City Softball League du- leated their cousin Kilowatters of Carutliersfille 8 to 4 in a game played on the Brown .Shoe Factory n""!t°" d '" CarutllCTSvil| e last Billy Demon went tlie route for the Blytheville team giving up six hits and led his Learn in hittiiur with a home run with the bases empty. The Blytheville Kilowatters col- Entcrs Semi-finals MEMPHIS, Tcnti.. June 12. (Up) —Pl.iy in tlie Southern Tennis Tournament slwwed today that, the seeding committee knows its bus- mew, as the four top-seeded entries moved into the semi-finals. Jack Tuero of New Orleans, seeded number one, »as £c:>iedtil<»j to face fourth-ranked Buddy Behrcns of Rollins College and Ft. Laudcr- dale, Fla., in one ucmi-iimil match. In the other, second-seeded Oaril- -..- —.j v .,^,,,i t ivuuiftauers col- , ~~ p u-^xj..!, x. lected a total of 10 lilts off tlie Ca Larned of Rollins and Chicago ruihersville nino it „.„,. ,,._ ..... I "let George rei-o, third-seeded star ~- -" "-«*3 Wil Hit ruihersville nine, it was the teams first meeting tin's year. two ^ Sammy Snead Confident 33 52 M2\Of U.S. Open Victory 23 52 .3"i ' LOS ANOELBS, June 12. (UP) ' , . - felamnn,,' Sammy Snead. confident that the long-chisivc National Open Roll Championship was at las' Yanks Take 2-1 Lead In Wight man Cup Series LONDON. June 12. (UP)—Though 5-3 Iflsi night. And Charley Work- i !|1<J feminine tennis forces ot Britman smashed his 19th homer of. the j ain eil Joyed some unexpected glory, year with one aboard In the ninth. I lhe Sir's from the United stales Also he moved up just one homer ! ' pVei ' c upparently assured ol another behind IcHinnmte Cllarley Gilbert ! swc ' ! P' l 't' victory today in the for top ijillliiB among the league's ' Wlshlmnii Cup tennis scries distance slnggcrs. Olrt man Leo Twardy stoked up his pitching nvcrnije with his ninth The Yanks, leading 2 to 1 as a c.^ili of the - opciiiiii; three matches yesterday, needed only an even split H PC:,. 09 .381 51 .310 42 ,35S within his"grasi'>"'after a decade of 65 ,348 disappointment, led the way into S4 .539 the final 3fi holes of play today at the longli Riviera Course With a record total of Vi» stroke for the first 36 holes boosting him into first place by one stroke Sne.-id ' was still K sure of victory as he was two Aayf airo when he said n" : "couldn't miss this time." The jitters that cost him the title in 193Q- when lie blew up with :m eight on the last hole and again last year when lie mm fed a two- ' I foot putt on the last hole were. from Miami, Fla. Tueio had his toughest match of the meet to date when he eliminated Jimmy Evert of Notre Dame yesterday, ii-9, 6-1. And Behrens. fouslit an uphill battle to beat out a college team-mate, Ricardo Bal- biers 6-4, 2-6, 6-2. Wayne defeated- Buck Lawson and Bill Steddum in last week's feature bout. And the two grapplcrs worker together as a team so well that Promoter Mike Meroney elected to bring (hem back next week. Monday night's bout very nearly stacks up with last week's. Hader and Moody, though not quite as aggressive a s Lawson and Steddum. even things with their excessive size and strength. Both are veterans in the wrestling game. Two one-fall preliminary bouts are scheduled to precede the main event with Roberts tangling will) Hader in one and Wayne niixintr -'"- "ocxiy in the other. Read Courier News Want Ails. . fltaopo/ar*///* PHONOGRAPH NEEDLE Precision Economy missing yesterday and Thursday as lie fired 69, two-tmder-par each nay. The 138 total erased the old iijptn record of 139 he held Joliitl-' with Chick Evans. Read Courier News Want Ads. win against l\vo losses. He pitched (in tl\c lour tilts today to retain the tiu> nine Innings niiri gave up 10 ' trophy thnt has been iif U.S. pos- hhs. Handy Heflin, who was re- [session since 1931. They were favor- plnccd oil the Pelican hill by Jlmjeil to win all four. . u iu i Kleekley in the .second, was bhiined The British, who hadn't won cv»,i ' and hi wuli losing. . joiic mutch in the last two vca : s May 6 NEW YORK T,m,- v, >in>, 11,, Injr''^^' Or1l '" I1s si "l='»K. the I sol. some consolation yeiterdav" Mr. Nelson, who visited Mr «,„! mS^U;;^ d %^^ y iof^X.S^^ M- Al ,ey in a^b.ria^-r /:»le was schertulert to back up his , by_ beating Atlanta 5-3, on 10 hits doubles "victory. The America^ where he was born in 1909. Mr. Nelson is survived by his wife, three children, ranging from U to two years in age, one sisler mother. His ••"^^^^•""^••^^^^•1 LANDLORDS, LOOK! TF YOUR RENT SEESIS TOO LOW OR INEQUITABLE, GO TO THE RENT OFFICE AND TALK TO THE DIRECTOR NOW. C. A. CUNNINGHAM Area Rent Director NOW! of FOUNTAINS Everywhere! RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight "OKLAHOMA BLUES" with Jimmy AVakely Cartoon and 10th Chapter "Artvcntures of Hex & Rinty* SATIIUDAY NITE OWL SHOW "I WAS FAITHFUL"" uith Ronald C'olman and Kay Francis Also Cartoon SUNDAY Monday & Tuesday - •• •• •* [ -- -- o ..-........ u-j un [j J]IL,-i iien-Jy-regninctt world's middle- j off the Crackers' mound nee—Nor- weighl chfiiupicnship lodiiy and : man Brown. start back to his home town of Al i'icchotn was winning pitcher Gary. Inn. • i although he bowed oul in" favor of lie was-dwr- to arrive in the cuv| Wes Uvciigoocl when the Criickers of sieel tomorroiv morning and the "•"••••'"• 1 '-- '•-•- .... - town was preparing io make him the of iicmor at a parade and . took ihc letrt, however, on singles victories bv Louise Broiigh of Uei-- erly Hills. Ca].. aim Mis. Margaret Qsborr.e DuPont of Bellevne. Del. imiy. was .thrown into the prongs on the machine • by a huge rock being excavated from a hill when the accident occured. ..... .... t ..^.un utitu nu: OIll^KCls . '""'"""'^".Cni^ 1 "" 1 '- Brother of Blytheyille game by holdiiiB the Giants In si\ hits in n :< to 1 Cub victory in ' Chicago. It was the Cubs' third The e KP^v - ; f Bobby Brown Yankee utility infickter E«bb.v Brown, called "Golnen Boy" because Larry McPJiail bought him light out o< college for S35 COO lur, compensated- for errors in fjckir.^ •by swinging the llirlcorv lor ah" ting average ol .349 this season. n freak same in which tl?e"Ba'rons • i*!!?''^ 1 '". 1 ' 1 ^."*' of . Mrs - E - R - Alley "..'Uie S i, h| ts „„«. tvo errors in n0c2at ,^S. "'T"t W " 5 , Cn ' s " Cd lo ! whippiii" a team thnl hit 12 tlmr^ y l drn Khne while Inspect-11 and 'lobbied olilv once 'A' S " rt "«""<:tion job in Wyoming, i • Cieorcr Wilson smashed a homo! U yL ' slcr0ny " f t«™oon. !; run m tlie second ol'f Huch Mul I ,, PuilcrnI services will be conducted I' ciihy luin one alxnul to " set off : °' ula - v al Hoovcn. O.. for Mr. Nel- I ! the'llaron scoring. .-Uox Daiiiclishen f""' who ba<l bco " '" Cincinnati 11 ivlieivd Mulcahy in (he fifth and • ""' |Ji1 -" 1" ar !c'' century, hav-! { , mdetul Birmingham until the twn- i '" S '_" ovc<l tllo 'e from Boligcc, Ala., >i fir- run w-venth. Southpaw Dill liric«s' -- ]' o 1 _ tinisriinl for \jrmiiln. 1 ;. '' • t., .1. . - . . li 1n one run ami Gil H(uly;e: another with a single. Rookie Herman Wuhmeifr pil- ched five hit ball to scor- liis firth triumph lor tile Reds 12 lo 1 ' tiimtinl fnr \-<., n ,.hi . '' ii, IK, • , , '• '•-£& »:"" ! ™'- -MKS-? Sr-sl^S-SSl^ssi! ^^K^-~™-~-\&^jgS£t. ville at }jc«- Orleans. ' , " . G MALGNE Plaster and Stucco Phone 2029 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA LOWEST ADMISSION" I'RICK AN\VYHVUK' Re^rvet, Seals on 8 .le M ih« Kc.ion A rcn B fvon, "^^ Monday Monday, j une 14 AOti]LTS .,-„• _ ('HILOHEN l.Vc .8:15 p.m. 1!()X SEATS 15c KXTHA (lax Included) TAG MATCH- JACK HADER and JACK MOODY DALE WAYNE and RED ROBERTS ALS021-FALL,3Q.MINUTE MATCHES WOW! IT IS SOMETHING! The '49 Ford COMING SOON! vou SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 W. Walnut BlythtvilU Phone 578-579 Eli¥l BRIHON Slirft "SziSr" HAYES "CHANEY I W KLYTHEVILLEiS ONLY"' ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.: Sunday 2 p.m. Saturday "COME ON COWBOYS" with The Tlirw Mesriuitecrs Serial: "Mystery of tlie River Boat" Also Cartoon ^. Saturday Owl Show "CRIME OR WARNING" Serial: "The Black Widow" Also Comedy Sunday and Monday DOlim.F. FKATIJRE "RENEGADES" willi Larry I'.Trlis ami Evelyn Kcyes "HOODLUM SAFNT >vitli William I'on-ell and Csthrr \Villinms Also Xcws A Caitotin New Theatre Manila's finest Shows KVKKY NKUrr Hos Opens «'«k Days 7:00 p.n Mntincc Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Con!. Showing Saturday >T "WEST OF SONORA" with Charles Slarrctt, »nd Smiley Burnttt. SATURDAY OWI, SHOW 'RIDE THE PINK HORSF 1 with Robert Moatgonwrr • nd Win«U Htndtix Sunday »nfl Monday "TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH"

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