The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 16, 1948
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inc BLYTITEVILLB '(AKKJ COTJRTER NEWS Johnny Sain Pitches Braves * Into First Place With 6-3 Win Over Cubs; Cards Nip Phils 2-1 ».T Carl Lundquht Uniitd Vrttt SporU Wrllor HWT YORK, June 16. (U.I'.)—Johnny Sain of the Br»v« mw ( n j|,e ki>d of a rut today that mcjst pitchers, would just love to land In Ilicm- Mlvw—hi* timetable (or winning JO games in > Benson waa right on •bedul* lor Uw third straight year. Th« angular right hander from Pine Bluff, Ark., pitched tht Braves Into undisputed possession of first place in the National League race last, ni<bt with a §Ix-h!t, 6 to 3 triumph over the Chicago Cubs. It was his fourth »tral«ht victory and it put him exactly where he stood on June M la»t y*ar. • — K* now has a 7-4 record, Irtentt- J cal with the corresponding time In 1M7 and almost the same as on Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. June 1C, 1»46 when he had a 7-5 mark. Last year he won 11 games »nd In 1946 he chalked up 20 vie- ! Nashville 3fl 20 torles to unless somebody derails I Mobile 36 23 the Sain express, he should hit the ! Memphis 31 2-7 30 mirk again this year. In last night's victory he gave up only one walk and struck out four while the Bravcs_were crowding* the bases with 10 hits and 11 walks. Eddie Stanky led the batting parade vith three hits and a -.vnlk as the Braves topped the Cubs for \V. L. Pet. ] Birmingham . ... Atlanta ) Chattanooga . .. I Little Rorie . ... ! New Orleans 23 30 27 Pet. .681 .610 .53^ .soa Mi .443 .431 .383 NATIONAL I.KAGUE the seventh straight time this sen- 'Boston 38 IJrootilyn . Cincinnati Chicago . Cleveland , New York j Detroit . j Boston . 'a.shhiKton '.MUKICAN I.KAGUK W. L. son. i \i',v York OsIerJnueller Blanks Giants ; PilUburp,:i Apparently Fritz Ostermnollcr; yt_ [/,\ii$ hadn't heard that the Oiant.s imn 1 - ! Philadclul der southpaws because he blanked them with three hits in a 2 to 0 triumph at New York that put Pittsburgh into a tie with New York Jor second. The 42-year-old lefty yielded three singles and thrre walks, all In separate innings And)' Seminlck's wild throw in the eighth enabled Stan Musial to score an unearned winning run as , the Cardinals won. 2 to 1. at Philadelphia. Ted Wilks pitched throe j hitless Innings to score his third i victory after the Phils tied It up Chicago 20 on Al Brazle with Del amis' trip- i St. Lotus 19 p!e and Eddie miller's double. The Dodgers topped the Reds 5 to 4 at Brooklyn when Gil Hodges scored the winning run In the ninth, coming home from third, on a short fly ball iu which he made * darin ggamble and won. The Tigers dedicated their new WOO.OOO lighting plant with their tint night game at Detroit but the p*rk didn't shine nny brighter than Hal Newhouser who held Philadelphia to two hits in a 4 to 1 victor}'. hl» seventh straight. Dick Wnke- field and Pat Mullin got homers In the eighth. Red Sox Beat l.<-«ion The Red Sox, who have wou eight of their last !0 games, topped the leading Indians, 1 to 3 alVbleveland handing Bob Lemon, the number one winner in the majors, nls fourth defeat against nine triumphs. The White Sox topped the Yankees, 8 to 8, at Chicago. Catcher Yogi Berra of the world champs i wa« first a hero with a three run ^ homer that tied the score, and then a goat when his wild throw In the Itlh put the winning run on third base. 'Washington at St. Louis was rained out. Yesterday's star—Hal Newhonser of the Tigers, who won his seventh straight victory, a twQ-hlt< 4 to 1 job over the Athletics. .571 .551 .5J1 .540 .-M2 .3)10 Pet, .671 .31)6 .580 .519 .400 .id:! .400 . .335 The Passer and the Master « Principals in demonstrations clinics at the University of Mississippi coaching schoul \veic Churlcy Conerly, left, and Fr.'ink Leahy. All- America Concrly l;tst fall set. a new collegiate passing record wilh 133 completions for a perccutagc of 57.3. Mo will play tinder Notre Dame's famous coach with the All-Stars .igainst the Chicago .Cardinals in the All-Star Game at Chicago's Soldier Field in August. So will Johnny Luirack of the Irish Kust. So lot of other stickouts. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile 6, Nashville 1 Memphis 5, Atlanta 2 New Oilcans T, Chattanooga 5 Little Rock at Birmingham, r; NATIONAL LKAGUK Brooklyn 5, Cincinnati 3 Boston 6, Chicago 3 St. Louis 2, Philadelphia I Pittsburgh 2. New York 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 7, Cleveland 3 Chicago 9, New York * til nings) Detroit 4, Philadelphia 1 Washington at St. Louis, rain Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE i All Night Games) Memphis at .Atlanta. Little Rock at Birmingham. Nashville at Mobile. Chatlanooisn at New Orleans. Rain Delays Southern Amateur Golf Play ATLANTA. Ga., June 16. —(UP) —The r«st tield of Southern Amateur golfers asembled at Brook- baven Course needed to develop a few muddera if it hopes to set a qualifying record In the 42nd an- Bual tournament. Driving rain delayed play and NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at New York Cincinnati nt Brooklyn (night). Chicago nt Boston. St. Loins at Philadelphia might). AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Chicago. Philadelphia at, Detroit. Boston at Cleveland. Washington at St. Louis < night j. Best Fragrance Perfumers unanimously agree that, of all the fabulous expensive i perfumes on the market, none •topped the long shof.i short'in the I e 1" n ls the pure scent of fresh flow- first IB-hole round of medal play ers f ° r delicacy and fragrance, yesterday, and there was a good | ' —— — young Billy Key of Columbus. Ga.. and long A! Besselink, (he Southern intercollegiate champ form the University of Mnlml. Walcott Not Growing 'Stale', Trainer Dan Florio Reports By Jack Cuilily Dulled Press Snorts Writer GHKNLOCH, N. J., June JO. — Dan Florio denied Atlantic City sparmate stuns easily. After the workout, Jersey Joe scaled IDG pounds, only two more than ' ' ' - - liis expected fighting weight. ""1 weigh practically the same ..^ ..v did In his first fight with Louis Inst December, when lie registered 194-'i. He scaled 207 when he opened camp here on April 19. today that Jersey Joe Wnlcolt hnd He w gone 'stale" in preparation for his ns h( light with Joe Louis on June 'J3. ' Coincident with this,denial, how- over, Plorio Announced thai the challenger's remaining boxing would be limited to a total of 10 11 rounds. — —~' V .. U >•»•«, sports writers had understood j Against Bernard Docuscn previously that the schedule called for at least 18 rounds. | CHICAGO, June 16.—(UPl—Wel- Ncwspapcr men questioned FJprio ] terivcight Champion Ray "Sugar" about, Jersey Joe's condition because] Robinson nncl his newest challen- thc Camrtcn Negro had appeadcd | gcr. Bernard Docnscn, tapered off stale during yesterday's four-round j today in final light workouts ;parring drill with three mates in 1 1 Robinson *o Defend Title JUNK 16, Bears Blast Nashville 6-1 to Move Within Three Games of Leading Vols By Gen« Pattenon VmlfA rrm Sport* Wrlt«r ATLANTA, Ga., June W. (UP) — The stock ot the Mobile Bean boomed on a bu*b*ll<buU market of wina today aa they mutled up within three /am« of the nervous Southern A»oclatlon leaders from Nashvill*. Agiin latt night tht defending championt cornered tht VoU in Mobile and laid on a (-1 licking. The Bruuu definitely have wedged their paw id the door and they're clatvijig for t hold on the aeat of Na^Uville'i brltchefi. Playing /ace to /ace, Mobile ca/i lop off a game at the time by winning and the Voli have fat la /ace manager Al Todd's fearsome challengers again tonight. Boy Bo!e& won the latent encounter and ituck for the distance despite the nine hit* he got nicked for. His mates collected only sevea 'off three Nashville twirlfri. Hart Homm But inflelder Bill Hart slapped a the outdoor ring. The stocky, bull-shouldered Negro lacked the sharpness he displayed here t\vo weeks ago. He appeared to have over-trained—to over the cci^c.. Slow On Offense "gone *.»*...., ,,, mini u^fivi \VUIKUUIS their title fight at Comiskcy Pa lomorow niRht. The lighters will In at tile State Boxing Commission office at noon Thursday. It will be Robinson's third defense, of his title since he was declared champion after beating Tommy Bell Dec. 20, 1046. Sugar Yarbro Bali Club Wins First Game In Church Series The Yarbro Methodists opened play in the American Legion's Sun- clay School Baseball League with n victory yesterday, by deteatlng the First, Methodist Church nine of Bly- thevllle 11 to 2 in » game played at Walker Park, Wheeler Gracey worked on the mound loc Yarbro giving up only four hits and slrlklnB 15 Bly- thevile batters. Wayne Burham and Thomas Phillips shared pitching duties 'for the Blythevllle Methodists, yielding a total ol nine hits and fanning 14 batters. Gene rngram led Yarbro at the plate pounding out four singles In four trips to the plate. Thomas and with each collecting three hits in (our trips. One game Is on the league schedule for today with the Calvary Baptist Church meeting the Catholic Church nine. Segura Meets JCovocs In Pro Tennis Play NEW YORK, June 16. — (UP) — Francisco (Pancho) Segura, the Latin larruper who grips his tennis racquet ns though it were a baseball bat. met Prank Kovacs of Oakland, Cal. today as quarterfinals Play got under way hi the National Professional tennis tournament. Both had won their way into the round of eight Monday, Segura by downing Carle Earn of Los Angeles and Kovacs, the one-time clown of the courts, by whipping Bob Harmon, also of Los Angeles. Pete Mallory pitch out of the ps.-ic lor a Mobile homer in tiir. fourth. Pour more Bear rum i;i Die sixth were enough to send Mallory out ol the same with a lo«. Memphis stuck firm In third place /our and one-half gam<w baclc cf Mobile. The Chicks frisked home three rims in the eighth to beat»nta 5-2 with Bob Schultz getting a winner on his five-hitter. , At New Orleans the cellar-perched Pelicans slammed nine hits off three Chattanooga pitchers ami stifled a rousing rally by the Lookouts in the eighth to win 1-5. The 'Noogans tallied all their five In the eighth. But Terek, Wiio started for New Orleans, weathered the storm and finished what he started—a neat slx-iiitter. Rain at Birmingham gave tha slumping Barons a rest by washing out their game with Little Rock. Little Rock is scheduled at Birmingham again tonight, Memphis at, Atlanta, Chattanooga at New Orleans and Nashville at Mobile. Olympic Deadline Hears; Russia Still Not Entered LONDON, June IS. tUPJ — The Russians had until midnight to night to enter the, Olympic Baine.'i, and it appeared that they wouldn't, make it. Although Olympic headquarters was super-carelul not to make any statements that might tread on the Soviet toes the situation boiled down to this: Midnight tonight London time (4 p.m. CST) is the deadline for entries. By that time, under the rules, the Russians must notify headquarters here that they have formed an Olympic committee, be extended an invitation to compete in the games, accept that invitation and then file an extensive list of atlilet« entered in each event. Mobile Apl»ri« __ I .Sonic boe-keepeis :iov> - have tnci- bile apiaries. The honey-making • bec.v we kept coiwtamly in areas where the flown 1 season is at its height, as the hire-carrying trucks migrate slowly north with the sea- New Theatre Manila's finest Show. KVEKV NIGHT Boi O->rn* Week Day* 7:00 f,m Matinee Salurda* A Scnday Sal.-Snn. 1 p.m. ConU ShowLcj Wednesda.v * Thursday "THI MATING OF MILLIE" with Glenn Ford and Evelyn Key** Friday 'BLONDIE'S REWARD' with Penny Singleloa and Arthur sons, from tile Mexican borri«r - n _J RITZ THEATRE Manila, Aik: Wednesday ft Thursday "So Well Remember«d" »!lh John MIIU and Martha Scott Xewi and Short B LYTHLV I LLtS ONLY* ALL WHITE THFATPr Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 „ m Saturday 1:00 ,,. m . ; Sunday a' p .' r Tonighl ( DOUBLE FEATURE) "SING WHILE YOU DANCE MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS By United Pres« _i.;aciing batsmen: American I<eague Player an<l Club AB R Williams. Boston 180 Boudicau, Ol'land I'M Kcll, Detroit 13 Brown. New York 156 Zarilla, St. Louts 158 National League Player and Ctuta AB R. Musial, St. Louii IBS 46 Holmes, Boston 158 Ashblli-n. PhiJ-phia 1B9 31, Wpstlake, P'burgh 128 32 Gostiile, P 'burgh 202 Home Run* Saner, Reds 19 Kincr. Pirates 17 Keltner, Indians 14 Miiaial, Cardinals 13 Williams, Red Sox 12 THS BEST T'ST FOR WHISKEY... with Robert Slanlotl and Ellen Ihcw NEW ORLEANS with Billie Holiday f)nrnthy Patrick Also Short Thursday & Friday (DOUBLE FEATURK) the TASTE! he PRICE! 60 £ > GRflM X, NEUTRAL SPIBIIS '/*'.*- • 'i ng pre-tonr- heat than for humidity. The best scores of the initial signs ot staletless in yesterday's J working. He wns Just taking things easy. He's sharp ris;ht now, and we want him to keep that edge. What do you \\ant him to do?—go out there, struggling every second and draw hlmscU too fine?" Bui several boxing writers wcre skeptical. Walcott appeared lethargic, even when trying. His defensive movements seemed a trifle slow, and he manied on the offensive instead of snapping his punches ivith their former He appeared considerably off form duriiiR his siuple round with Charlie Robinson of PcnnsvlllB, N. J. and ancient j Charlie is no sphere of flame. Wal' colt did drive Austin Johnson to his jknees with a right to the chin; but i that wns no great feat, far ne man « Iclls imolliei tli a I Sclieulcy makes perfect summer drinks. \ Thai's why It's always vorlh U asking for this mellow. defuulely finer whiskey. Stay alive until you've seen the NEW '49 FORD AT PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Sth and Walnut Friday June 18 It's the cor of the year! Qfl FOR ONE PENNY, YOU CAN Vacuum clean 6 larg* rugt, or Iron 30 fot>U napkins, Ar Protwc* your fcx ror 5 hoort, «f Hove Ifit c«Tr»c< time for o w««k on «<tr«i« household rutwi. THIS is an anagram. The four scrambled words tell a well-known truth these clays of scrambled budget^ You may have to do a little figuring lo discover that it says: "ELECTRICITY is A BARGAIN'"—but it doesn't take much figuring to realize what a great bargain electricity really is I Your pockctbook tells you that living eosfs have skyrocketed — that nearly everything costs more nowadays. But not electricity! The average family still gets twice as much electric service for its money as it did 10 vcars aeol Check your budget and ask yourself what other item does *o much to make life easy and com- i.forUble-at such little cosll > IM~ >• _». l«.™.r Il~tri< H.~ - FHANKII C»,ll A K D H11 • l.islrn in Ihr Summrr Electric Hour—V'K.VNKIi: CARLE AM) HIS ORCHESTRA, rvcr.v Sunday, 4:S( P. M, CST, CBS Ark-Mo Power Co.

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