The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 21, 1948 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 21, 1948
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PAOB KDC Indians Lose and Bulldogs Win To Put Lutes Club in Lead in Mississippi County Competition ttH Lute* Wore Bulldogs moved up into first ylace In the Mississippi Countr Buetwll League today «ft« r their thrilling « to 5 twelfth Inning victory over the Victoria Red Sox In » league contest «t Lutt* yesterday tiUrnoon. I And Number Nine also aided Ihe Bulldogs' cause by handing the Osceola Indians their second defeat of the season, » 3 io ] verdict on their home diamond. ^ ^^^ The win by Lutes and the loss by Cfcceola gave the Bulldogs a half-game lead hi the league standings. The victory was Hie seventh for the Bulldogs against only two setbacks Andy Bevill, Bulldog outfielder ! v , , was Ihe game saver as he singled 7. °" a 4 home the winning ru n j,, t i, e bottom half of the 12111 Iran' after the Red Sox had tied it up at 6-all In the fifth inning. Bcvill's Tcxas- league single scored Wayne Dill from second base with the winning tally. Five See Action on Mound Five pilchers \vpre used by both sides in the extra-long contest wi Lutes employing three and Victor two. Billy Dcnton ojiened for Ihe Bulldogs and lasted until th e fourth when he was relieved by Baiebad Standings , Lutes MISSCO If. AC UK W. ^ Number Nine Dogwood . .. lilyihcvillc Pet .178 .750 .5CO .444 .250 NATIONAL LEAGUE ' Pittsburgh St. Louis . . New York . idelphin Cincinnati . Chicago . .. . 32 . 30 20 . 27 Nashville . . Mobile Memphis . . Birmingham Allanta John Harvey \fcliaffey. Mcllaffoy was relieved in ihe loih by jj m Henry Lutes who was credited with Ihe win. lils first of the season E. J. Baker started for Ihe Red Sox but was shelled from the hill in tlie fifth, relieved by Sovall who »a s blamed with u, e loss Player-manager Harry Lutes nar • c - hatl ' tll<: »'>KR ed the Bulldogs 15-hlt'altack col Lil(lc Rock JfdiiiK three singles In six ' offi- ' N ' cw ° J ' le; " 15 «a| trips. Sovall was the big cun for the Red Sox, pounding out three bi;i s les in five tries. The Red Sox collected a total of 13 nils off ' Cleveland the three Lutes pitchers. New York in another thriller the Lanuslon Store outfit of Number Nine pushed across three runs In the third Inning Co down the Osceola Indians 3 to i at Number Nine yesterday. Paul Blackwood, the newly-ac- Qiilred clmnker of the Indians was the victim of the three-run outburst, mid was taeged for his first league low. Blackwood was makln B his first league start tor the Indians. . Balckwood left Ihe game In (he tl)ird inning and was relieved by J. T. Conners who finished the contest. Lopez O'KniiR started for the Miners but was relieved In the fifth by Charles "Doc" Burger. O'Kane Was credited with the win. Indian Htld to Three Rill The Indians got only three hits off the combined otferiiiBs of 0' and Barger and they were »c»Her»d amom three batters. Numbw Nine collected » total of •own bingle* oft the Indians with wlth thr< * '<»• Joe Louis to End Sparring Today Champion Expected To Weigh 215 Pounds For Wolcott Battle H.v Jack <.' l i<l(l v UlnlliM rmij Snorts 'wrilcr) NBW YOHK, Juno 21. (UP)-As Joe f.ou( s completed boxing prcna- rni ions today for Wednesday night's He defense against Jersey Jr>e Wnicott. acting - promoter fol Strauss w-ius scheduled to announce the radio and television set-up Because o.< the llnie-con/llci' be- .tueoji the rlfiht and the Republican Convention at Philadelphia, iln-ro had t>ccn some uncertainty about the broadcast; but Strauss was expected to announce Ui.i! the .v-r.-ip would be aired over the AI!C network. He wax expected to disclose also lhat H would lie televl.sed t>y NMC A rntor company is sponsoring the Atlanta, Birmingham Split Twin Bill; JMeroncy Pairs Chicks Drub Pells Twice 9-5 and 7-6 iMot Newcomer With Dale Wyne MONDAY. JUNE 21, 1948 By .larfc Harvey (United Tress Sjmrts Writer) ATLANTA, Oa., June 21 iUP)- AlJnnin was pus'liing s |i<|| nu j jir _ miiUilKim for a lir.-it-division berth m the Suuthcrn Association loday I "iKl if Manner Kikl cuvl.-r had about two more pik-her.s i/ke Norman Hi-own II could be rust phce ilrid 0 ' 1 '' 11 ' 1 "' 1 ' 5 '"'" W<l<li " B ""'• 'i'-' The big 29-year-old riljhtlKmder' Chas. Crigger, Jr., Loses in Finals in Arkansas State Tennis Tournament diaries CriKgei' Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles digger Sr. of iilyihcville, was defeated in Ihe finals of (h c . siutc Junior Tennis Tournament at Pine Bluff yester- Jack Iiunler. a newcomer, will , team with Dale Wayne m-alnst Jack i S'h "» " Indians Take Double-Header From A's; Cards, Giants Split " SOUTIIKKN l.K\C,VK W . 42 . 38 . 34 . M . 32 . M . 25 . 25 AMIRICAN LEAr.rj F The pitching W M ti»ht on both «M«« with not ». single bag* on balls gw«n up by any .hurler. Th« Blytheville chick* »nd DOR• te Idle yesterday, their kilt niday night having rained out. This week', schedule ca)!s for on« night g«m« with th» Chicks jour- n«yin« to Osr/ola Wednesday night. *md»y'i schedule will find Lutes rt Dogwood and Number Nint at Victorift. Armorel Tigers Defect Corning Independents s lmng U P their win ol the season yesterday afternoon when they clipped the Corning Independents s to 3 diamond" 6 ""^ ™ the A ™ OrcI Fritz West went all the way for the Tigers getting credit for the win. Johnson started on the hill lor Corning but was knocked from the box In the third inning. He was relieved by Ledbetter In the third who finished the contest. Qleu Bunch and J. L. Johnson P*f. 5d ,' he T 'eers' hitting with ewli collecting two hits in four trips. Turner paced corning garnering two for four. .Th« Tigers looked great defen- •ively pulling three double piny, during tlie game with each coming \.V, ru , CIal polnt - 1 ' hB T isers are scheduled to meet the Jonesboro Red Sox at Walker Park Wedues day night. Philadelphia Boston . Washington St. Louis . . Chicago . ., W. 3-1 32 27 28 25 21 17 , • ~.....(. i ..nj I.T .-ij/uuaui mji tin; .545 ; broadcasl nnd the telecast ut a re- .52'! ported "package" cost of $100,000. .•TH Bookies predicted the 12-5 bel- .412 ling Price fnvoriiig a Louis victory .411 would be shortened to 2-1 by rliiit .411 i time because of increasinj' support for Wnlcott, who finished his tiox- I IIIK drills al Grenloch, N. J yr-xlcr- [>ct,' day. .MS j <• Hlj; dale I-:\i>«i:lei| .00.) I Lnle reports Irom 20th Century .54K Club headquarters indicated liule .516 ; likelihood that the gate al Yankee .461 ; Stadium would reach the mlllton- Alti dollar goal. However, box office .410 men were confident li would swell 391 lo sboiil $900,000. The advance sale was slill announced as "more than 1 $700,000." Walcott, who nearly wrested the crown from Louis in December, ftoinul up his sparring yesterday with five Ill-lit rounds with three ! mates, when he [lulled off his J They've had a hard pull ( . v< .n ( . ( . ( . and llrown is as responsible "LS 'inv body for whai success they \ u m ',. 'y i ", K ,''" 1Cr ' U '° Crackers )„„.,, won .12 Kiimes, which means that | Hi'uwii has lurned i n moi( . .... . third of Hi,. Alliint;, vlct'irip" The si.x-ioot-uvo chunk,.,- cam,. („ Inl'enriliwir "'"" ' r " r " m ° '" ll >" a inediocre-to-poo',' w>;?sun J.-i.slVt'nr p winniii" .""ven and \,~ '.-.., i :t ' ' ' | f.e.tds Southern I'itt-hiiiK Hut his win ycMenlay , )M Mm in al He head of ihe class in lh e Southern as far ; ,s total vicU.ri, i are i-onrmieri. He's (lie /!,-[ nii,.i, er in tin- i on p lo win n in'mi's II • season " " l!i Mi.s ll..| ,<.,..<, r( i is CV01 , niljri , n ,_ 1-onsideiinn dial in- ,.i ck . Institute •Mic* 1 " er S ° b ° Ul ' ook '' s """"I'Prai- 5 - from last week's card Tonight's performance should be almost a replica of last week's rough nmteh ivhlch pitted Wuyne and Rid Roberts against Hade, -nid Jaek Moody. Two one-fall preliminary matches will precede tonight's main event " "" meeting Wayne In the Pel. .65.1 ,582 I .5(i9 .340 Yesterday'* Results MISSCO i.KAGUK Lute.'i fi. Victoria 5 112 innings) Number Nine 3, Osceola i 5(11 I """ "*•*••" in.- [Jdiiiru ui i it in -..„ j Kolve.s. tlie Camden challenge- said 410 I" 1 '" 1 l ' lght al my peak now." Ml- i Louis «'ns slated for four light • JJU • rounds at Pomplnm Lakes, N. J., today. He went through a slir'.l r drill before a turn-away crowd of 5.000 ycslcrday. The champ worked easily wilh Shamus O'Brien, McKinely English. Dick Ilagan and Roy Taylor. "He was piist coaslii;'-," SOUT1IEKN LEAGUE Memphis 9-7. New Orlean.s 5-6 Birmingham 10-2, Nashville 4-6 Mobile 7-3, Little Roclc l-i. Atlanta 4 : 6, Chattanooga 3-8. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 5-4, Cmcimmll 4-1. Philadelphia 0-5, Pittsburgh fl-1 Chicago 6. Brooklyn 3. St. Louis 7-4, New York 2-«. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 8-1, Washington S-« Boston 8. Detroit 3, Cleveland 4-10. Philadelphia 3-0 New York 4-6, at. Louis 2-s. Today'j Garnet SOUTHERN UEAGUE All night gnuios: New Orlcnns at Memphis Birmingham at Nashville. Atlanta »t Chattanooga Mobile at Little Rock. NATIONAL LEAGUE All nlRht. games: Cmcmnati at Philadelphia Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. Si. Louis at Boston. Only games scheduled. . -, « n explained trainer Mannie Seamnn. with o oJc welhed welRhed 214. He expects to IiRht »t 215, four pounds more than his December wei B ht. ... . whs , in w,,.s , , and Tvvarcly has of leaKue-Iennini rim boys k'hind iii, M . If Ci inker Miinasc,- Cuvler ind two-or even ono-mon. hurler !i^ »!'T' s ' J ," ys TO11UI " c k »°^ "« " l ! 1<; "", sl01 '"'">'• <l.«t Nashvillo h.>.s kept Maimnwt shut most of the season Brown Rot relief help hi the | fourth from Bill Kenne'lv ,,,,'" ; dav and IviLtmp hrin fvrM,\ ^ * \ Mniliis v «,,!,„ Ofl "' h " r - '''' " ''"" Gene Dahtbender Wins Southern Golf Tourney ATLANTA. Ga., June 21. I UP)— | Al anta's Cicnc Dahlbendcr proved i twiny that II never pays to give up I iciir Golf Championship after six ! years of trying. The chunky 24-yciir-old defeated . George, Hamcr o f Columbus Ga in the finals of thc Southern here Saturday. 3 nll<| 2 _ on „,,. homc ; Capilal Cily club course , Uahlbeiuler, always a good medal player finally found himself in match competition. In five other; tries for tlie Southern hc was twice .medalist hut never got past thc first ! round of njatch play. ] Kramer Wrests Pro Tennis Crown From Riggs FOREST I1IL!.S, N. Y., J,,, le SI. lUI'i — it Uwk four sets for Jack Kramer lo wrest lhe National Professional Tennis championship Wade Herren Captures Cotton States Title - -• -.iem really counted. It wn s lhe first one, which Kramer won, 14-12. That finished IJiggs i'i 1S ''."I' 1 ? 1 * 1 '' ca '«e buck to win lhe third before Kramer roared on to his 14-12. 6-2. 3-0. 0-3 triumph. Kramer's victory was not exactly a surprise in view of Ihe rc.soumlin" lacing he handed Rlggs on their nation-wide lour this Winter •Jack topped off the victory by teaming with Francisco a'anchol Sci;ura of Ecuador to dethrone niggs and Don Budge in the doubles finale. 4-0. 5-7, 0-2, 7-5, 8-li. on i ,, uh ' Robinson, Doucsen Fight Tonight for Welterweight Title CHICAGO. June 21. —(UP) Welterweight Champion Ray "Sugar" Robinson hoped loday lo make lhe weight limit for Ids postponed title mulch wilh neninrd ,'u> U ii Docuscn ol New Orleans lonight al Mociica Comlskey Park. / liarons Robinson, who barely made the 147-pound maximum last Thursday before (he fiuhl was called oil., worked out yeslerdny to trim off. i!,, t i,, u u . pitcher* r ", ik| n k'n , f™, ,v, g he „ |t»y »s they t,r'd ( htl.c last inning for Vols Lose Fun f;,, m . Nashville, meanwhile, lost a mil Barm from it., first-place m,,r" by splitting with Birmingham "m" second-place Mobile won a donWe- headcr from Little Rnck The Vols bowed to the Haron-i I,, the opener, 10-4. ,, s Bj , ™" h«»ed big nen Wade oul oF ih" pox in the sixth an[ | handed , 1ini third loss in i(> B . lm ,,, | Vt went t| lc , uu ,,, ,,,,. .,,„ SYLACAUOA, Ala.. June 21. ( up> j ^ omen ' i Western Golf —Wade Hcrren of Birmingham, I Tourney Opens Today second-seeded entry In thc Cotton I «u"7 .States Tennis Tourney, look tlie championship Irophy home today alter an easy victory in llic finals Saturday over Jack Sumierland, ol Kalnmnzoo, Mich. Hcrren won thc final match, 6-2, 0-:i. 6-1. Suudei-land. who was unseeded, previously had eliminated top-ranked Donald Ployd of Atlnn- "' to AMERICAN LEAGUE Wnshmgion at Detroit. Philadelphia at St. Louis. New York al Cleveland. Only games scheduled. Bobby Locke Takes Top Honors in Victory Open The (Iglilers are scheduled weigh in ng.iin t o< lny. Thc champion reportedly asked a month's postponement of 'the fipm but thc Illinois Athletic Commission ruled he must make the weight or forfeit the title. What Robinson stands to lane financially if he weighs In above d;e maximum Is problematical The commission is said to feel that Robinson's $1,000 weight bond should hc forfeited II be tails to make thc He also has posted a JVO.OOO appearance bond. lhe Vols cnme back in (lie fmalr wiln a 6-2 victory, scoring all thrir ^1°" [°«*'»M™. Ehv-K,d G,"hit two and George Byam .i mate aboard, ed Liitle Hack. 7 („ one erich wilh Yanks Heavily Favored To Capture All Events In Wimbledon Tennis LONDON, June 21. (UP) Heav- Wvorr-d Ymiks shot for a com- Women's Teams Idle In 'Y' Softball Series Rre No g a night In Y Tonight's date tl.schednle for to- the Bb'lteSlte 1 Y-,WO£ !^y_*>.J>'mm CHICAGO, June 31. (UPI —Bobbv Locke, thc South African golfing ace lodny added tlie sixth annual Chicago victory Open title to his:,,.. growing list of honors and pocketed ', , , "" "'""• '"r a W.100 more hi prize -loney |" plc f ri! P «f 'he five available es'f, m| ' lonsh| l's HB the classic Wimbledon Tennis Tournament cot under way today. Americans missed oul on a monopoly last year only when Australia s Jack Bromwlch teamed with Louise Hrongh of Beverly Hills ,Cal. lo share the mixed' doubles' 1 tie. But this year lhe stars from the U. S. were out to exclude even Hromwirfi. Jack Kramer, winner of the ini7 men's finales crown, was noi in the ! tonriiey Kxlny. but In his stead was Hrankic Parker, winner of the French and Delgian titlrs and n heavy choice to cop the glorv Locke lircd a [ive-uncler-par 66 in the film) round yesterday lo rack up record-breaking 72-holc total of 26fl—18 under par That was 16 strokes better limn nmncrnp Ellsworth Vines o( Chi- eago Skip Alexander of l*xlngton ". C.. wns third wilh 283. Fleming to Speak 'Here Saturday p.m. ™, l t 0 ,,i-' ,!'""' S Rl "' hst ' r slammed one "tit of the park („ the nth with a male aboard to give llu- Bears the "in that cut Nashville's margin to -Memphis, n, th ird place also moved n game m ., 11Tr ,, le Vo!s j,' sweeping a twin bill with New Orleans, 'llic Chicks took the opener easily 0 to :,. mau-liini; a four-run outburst by ,| lc Pcls m ,,,,, SCVC)1 ^ with four runs of their own in thc same Inning. In tiic nightcap lhe chicks tool- an early lead and then squelched a Pel uprising; i,, u lc seventh at two runs to win. 7.5. Mobile ph, vs another doubleheader at Lime jn ck tollil!ht . N( f w Orleans l.s at. Memphis and Sir- : mmgham tu Nashville for .-ijjigle' games. Atlanta and Chattanooga are not scheduled. t CHICAGO, June 21. (DPI—Thc 10th annual Women's Western golf Tourney began today, but prospects for the '-ni-eaiii mutch of the year" faded with the announcement" thai defending champion Louise Suggs will not compete. Most of the name stars predicted that the scoring would he high on the hilly and heavily-trapped 6 434- Ky Carl I.undqulsl United I'ress Kports Writer NEW YORK, June 21, (UP)—II Hob Pellur has turned out to be a [ bit of a lemon this year, Bob Lems on has turned out to be a poach I And with the Indians "bobbin';,'" along to a vital double victory over the Athletics. 4 to 3 and lo to 0 before the lars<'.st crowd in baseball' history at Cleveland yesterday it was Lemon and not Fellow who drew lhe biytjest cheers from the overflow multitude of 82,181 fans at Feller was lucky to win lhe 011- owr Biniig the A'.s a 3 lo 0 lead is Eddie Joost and Sum Chapman tag. ri'fL J'V "? hoinoi ' s - But l"s mates i allied for four runs In the seventh, ; mo he survived for his first victory since May 19. breaking a five- game personal K i re ak. Lemon had no such travail in lhe seconu game, lie struck out 10, Balked only two batters and pitched no-hit bui; for six imiil) ' as e scored his 10th victory, tops in the majors, n was hi.s fourth shutout a four-hitter nnd his 10th complete game, it, game him a total of jors lr "" !OUL ' 1 ' r ' IS ° I01 ' s f ° r Ulc " la " flis victory, iu which he contributed his third home run of the year and a double, put Cleveland The Yankees took over second irom the A's by winning 4 to 2 and l> to 2 victories at St. Louis ns j,,,_. Di\luyf;io hit three homers. Tne Red Sox, very much in tin- American L<jj;iie pennant reckonings again, won their firth strai-ht and their 12th victory in 14 names, a to 3, at Detroit to take over fourth place Irom tlie Ti«cr.s. They handed Hal Newhcuscr a defeat as lie sought to win his L-igiuh straight. game. Vern Stepliens clinched tlw licad Courier News Want Ads. vlclory with a three-run homer Luke Appling 5e t a ,, e ' can League record lor third bie men by handling . The Braves took a lead or i l-i »iiU three s u,,le., and Ea 1 Torgeso^ with a two run homer led Giants, Cards The Giant* tied a major record when they hit con - - • Marshall, a nd° 8*7 Ciorton ™",^ , eighth inning ol the second eimp to top the Cardinals, e lo 4 at New- York. Murry nickson relief puchmg victim of the uprising, went the route for a 1 to 2 Cardinal victory in the first game The Phils snapped PitLsbureh'i six-game winning s t r< , llk R | * Dutch Ix-D.nard pitched a four-hit » o 0 shutout at Philadelphia, but lhe Pirates retaliated to win the second game, 7 to 5 as Ralph Kincr 10 IB "° rs> brin Eing his toial .series' w"t S , SWCpi thcir Ul ree-game Brooklyn on 18 hiLs and' four errors \esterda.y's star-Joe Dimaggio of me Yankees whose three homers insured 4 lo 2 and 6 to 2 victories over the Browns. yard Sk.vcre.5t Country club course. -Miss Snugs, who won the crown m 1940 and 1347. had been expected to battle for (op honors with Mrs Babe Didrlckson Znharins. who top-' |)ed the field in IQH and 1945 FLYIN'SFUN by s about time someljody put in a GI flight (raining course ont here." . I. FLIGHT TRAINING PIPER DEALER PHOHE 2717 CHARTER SERVICE Charles A. Fleming of Forrest City, candidate for governor m the Democratic primary to be conducted July n, announced today from here this week his headqiiarlers In Forrest Citv that h( would Mx-n't in nlvthcville at 1 p.m. Saturday. BLYTHEVIUE LEGION ARENA FAG MATCH— JACK HUNTER and DALE WAYNl BILLY BROOKS and JACK HADER ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-M1NUTE how good RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday woman's strange deception OAIJA MERLE ANDREWS-OBERON t • '" '. ETHEl . 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