The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 30, 1948
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PACK TV* ,BLYTHEVIT,T,K (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 1948 Yankees Blank Red Sox 7 to 0 In New York-Boston Series Opener; Washington Tops A's By Carl I.nnd«ul** UnJt«d Prrx 8|>ort» WriUr > NEW YORK, June 30. (UP)—Krst blood »nd second place, were Ihe rewards today (or the Yankees who untie, an "Anniversary Waltz" Ml their first big game in Hie important series with the Red Sox, winning 'The Yankees, thinking back to* ~ _ _ June 29 of 1947, remembered tliat | »s the historic dale when they began their l»-game winning streak | n-hich gave them the pennant with plenty spare. With lefty Ed Lopat throwing »-liat looked like ping-pong balls, tl-.e Red Sox batters swung dcsper- ilely but futilcly, getltng only three insignificant singles. Lopat's victory actually made the Yankees "thrce-up" on their 1947 streak lince they currently have won three games In a row, two of them shutouts. Tommy Byrne preceded Lopal's fine Job with a two-hit blanking of Detroit. New York made 14 hits off three Boston pitchers, bunching eight singles and a double In the third, fourth and fifth innings to shake a 5 lo 0 lead off slartcr Mel Parnell. Tommy Hcnrich homered 111 the eighth for the Yankees limit cun after Phil Bizznlo walked, went to third on a wild pilch and scored on a passed ball In Ihe same round. The Yankees took over second place from the Athletics whose seven game winning streak was eniie;l Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGVJK W L. Nashville 41 26 .Mobile 43 31 Memphis 40 32 Birmingham 33 35 Atlanta New Orleans Little Rock Chattanooga 36 31 29 30 Boston . St. Louis . Pittsburgh . New York . Philadelphia Brooklyn . Cincinnati . Chicago . . NATIONAL LEAGUE W, I 36 21 35 27 33 3 . 32 27 . 29 . 26 Mobile Advances In Southern Loop •Bears Down Crax, 13-11; Nashville Bows To Memphis Club, 3-2 Hy Kdvrln I'oi* (UnKrd Siwrls Wilier) ATLANTA, Ga , June 30 (UP) — The Mobile Bears today stood only lour and a half (jumps behind Nashville In the Southern Association flag chase, as the mld-tcnn Fourth of July mark ncared, thanks to a heavy dose or what it takes lo hit. The Hears' bal-inedtclne proved more effective than '.he sulfa tablets Atlanta's Norman lirown has been taking lately at they drove him from the hill and kept hitting Jor a 13 lo 11 conquest o! the Crackers. Brown, who went Into the name with a record ot 12 wins against, four defeats', was taken out In the sixth, but Johnny Myers and Bill 3 29 .53,. : Kennedy did the Atlanta cause no j 12 2D ,j2,i | good. Myers took official blame for Pet. .644 .581 .521 .403 .•425 .408 .400 Pet. .571 .565 Back Somersault AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Cleveland 38 23 Philadelphia 40 21 New York 31 26 31 Boston . Dclroit . .. Washington St. Louis . . at Philadelphia by the Senators, ar more specifically by Mark Christmas Meek Mark usually just a bi^; -- — "out" in the lineup, lilt a homer, a I wic.\ 6 ' Iwo run triple, anil a one-run single ' and scored the fiflh run himself ia Washington topped the A's, 5 lo 3. Fine relief pitching by Earl Harris insured the victory utter the A'l took a 2 to 0 lead against Early Wynn. Eddie Joost hit a homer for the A's. Feller Topi Newhouser Bobby Feller looker! like the master of old when he topped his keenest rival, Hal Newhouser in a battle that proved to be "no contest" a.i the Indians topped the Tigers, 6 to 2 at Detroit. Feller scattered eight hits, struck out eight and walked but two. Manager Lou Boudreau got him oif to a winning start with a two run first inning homer. Jim Hegan also homered for Cleveland. Lefty Bill Wight won his fifth victory of the season for the Whit'; Sox, t to 1 over the Browns at SI. Louts. Dave Philley homered for Chicago. Getting 17 hits, five of them homers, the Gianli won their fifth •straight game at the Braves' field thli season topping Boston, 11 to 9 and preventing the league leaders from pulling away from the second place cards. Sia Gordon hit two ot the homers and the second was with the bases loaded—his third grand slam blow of the year. The other Giant homers were b> •Whitey Lockman, Walker Cooper and Bill Rteney as lefty ace Warren Spflhn and two other pitchers were mistreated. Spahn sufferd his fifth defeat while Ray Font, Oiaut right hander, won his seventh against one loss. Cabs IM«t Cards The Cubs turned on an old tormenter, Hairy (The Cat) Breclieen of the Cardinals, winning a 3 to 1 victory by getting all of their runs on five straight hits after two were out in the sixth. Brecheen gave up only three other hits as he went, down to his sixth loss against 21 victories over the Cubs in his ca- rwr, but that wasn't good cnoujn to top lefty Johnny Schmitz, whj 8»VB up only four hits in winning his seventh game. A two-base error by outfielder Carl purillo set up the tallies whicti gave Philadelphia a 2 to 1 victory at Brooklyn, ending Ralph Branca's 29 30 23 10 33 A92 | t] le j O6s> s | llcc ^iig Crax had been 32 .4581 doing well up to then. The trio 36 .446 I allowed Mobile 20 .snfe Wows. 37 .413 i •/•),(, utiirs rose a full game on the leaders as Nashville was held tight by Memphis and beaten 3 to Pc! - 2 The' deciding run came when .G2J Kreckiy Hancock homered for the •537 | Chicks in Ihe seventh. The Vols •581 • got only seven hits from Eiscn- 29 .517 marm. 33 .4fi8 Barons Bull Tils 34 .-WjD Frank Stare allowed Birming- '.'A .317 ham batters only seven safeties in W .328 pitching Ihe Pels to a 5 lo 1 vic- Battle Rages For 2nd Spot In 'Y' League Blythcville Motor Company trounced the Raxorbacks H to 5 and Sullivan-Nelson defeated the Jaycees 8 to 5 in two fast games in "Y" Softball league play at Walker Park last night. As a result of these victories, the j undersigned Das "never 'been „.,winners continued their battle for victed of violating the laws oT this the second spot In the league stand-' state, or any other state, relating NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned will within the time fixed by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell beer nt retail at Musgravc Bar, Rt. 1, Osccola, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; tiiat no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked with| In five years last past: and that the Col. Frank Kruiz executei a back somersault at Miami He-rich demonstrating the form that won him a berth on three U. S. Olympic teams. The colonel was u member of the 1932 and '30 squads, qualified in '40, when the snow was can- colled. The Los Angeles diver's friends are attempting lo persuade him to compete in this year's trials in Detroit, July 9-10-11. He has been in the Air Forces since 1937. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 3, Nashville 2 , New Orleans 5, Birmingham 1 Mobile 13. Atlanta 11 Little Rock 9, Chattanooga 7 NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago 3. St. Louis 1. Philadelphia 2, Brooklyn 1. New York 11, Boston 3. Cincinnati 6 Pittsburgh 5 (H i lings) AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 6 Detroit 2. Washington 5 Philadelphia 3. New York 7 Boston 0. Chicago 3. St. Louis 1. 22 Registered In Tournament For Net Stars Twenty-two racket wielders have entered to date in the Blytheville lory. The issue was never in doubt y s men's singles tennis tourname ._ , .„„,. _ i >.„.. scnc(lulcll to ,„,£,,, Jl]|y - 64 Golfers Tee Offi Austf °' lon In NCAA Play for ~ Individual Crown STANFORD. C:ll., June 30.—(UP) —The nation's 61 finest coilegiale as New Orleans took a lead when early-inning weakness by Dick Palm permitted a majority of their 12 hits. In the other Southern game, Little Rock triumphed over Chattanooga 8 to 7, and rose ngnin from the cellar. Nell Suullt went In for the Travelers when Wes Ltvcngood gave up five runs in tire third frame, and was credited with a victory when three Uttlc Roi:k runs went over In the. ninth. Tonight's games: Utllc Rock at Chattanooga, Atlanta at Mobile, Memphis at Nashville \aiid Birmingham at New Orleans. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE fAll night games.) Memphis at Nashville. Little Rock at Chattanooga. Atlanta at Mobile. Birmingham at New Orleans. NATIONAL I.F.AC.UB New York at Boston, night. Philadelphia at Brooklyn. St. Louts at Chicago. tOnly games scheduled). AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at St. Louis, night. Cleveland at Detroit night. Washington at Philadelphia, night. Boston at New York. Little Shoots o 72 As British Open Medal Ploy Starts 16 Boxers Win Berths on U.S. Olympic Team BOSTON, June 29. (UP)—The U. S. Olympic boxing team was about ready today to start tossing leather at the rest of tile world after 16 simon-pure punchers won berths in a two-day tourney. Culled from the cream of the nation's amateur boxers, the London-bound lighters who came through the final test at Boston Oar- den lust night and early today Include: Welterweight—Navy Steward Hornce Herring. '.M. ' St. Petersburg. Fla. Alternate—Ross Virgo, 18, Rochester, N- Y, Featherweight—Edward Johnson, 20. Kansas City.. Mo. Alternate— Douglas Elhvood, New Orleans, La, Flyweight—Frank Soriano. 17. Philadelphia. Alternate— Henry Golllt, 19, Spartanburg, S. C. The team, eight whites and eight Negroes who survived from a field of 80. leaves tomorrow for a train- in» camp at West Point, N. Y. Stil for Englond July 14 to 5, J. P. Oarrolt, Y secretary, announced to! day. Deadline for entries is Sunday. ! Mr. Garrottt said. Both he and tlie | Rev. Harvey KIdd are In charge of I ' entries. Matches victories will require winning two out of three sets. Fir.« I round matches must be played oy I July 10, Mr. Garrott said. To date, the entry list includes the following: Edscl Harber, John Burnett, J. L, Thompson, Carl Denton, Dick Mills, the Rev. Mr. Kidcl. H. C. Allen Jr., Jack Elliott, Billy Bob Elliott, Joe Ferguson, Russell Phillins Jr.. Gordon Hammock, P. D. Poster, Karl YVadcnpfuhl, Elbon Huffman, Kenneth Prultt, George Spaeth, Sherman Washbiirn, C. W. Afflick Jr.. Jimmy Reinmiller, Charles Crigger and Hilly Cross. play gets under way on the rugged Stanford University course. San Jose Stale College, with the team title already bagged after yesterday's brllltant performance, will send four crack suotmakers Into the match competition that will not finish until Saturday. The tournament's co-mcoalist, Morgan Fottrell. Jr.. who sf/rked the San Jose club to victory with a record-shattering 139 for 3G holes, will meet Hnrvlc Ward of North Carolina, one of the pre-tournament favorites in the first round feature match. The other co-medalist, Gardner Dickinson, of Louisiana Slate, who Iccl ins tcanr into second place, will not be playing. He had to report for ROTC duty at Fort Benning, Ga., immediately. Defeats Hungarian Ace In Wimbledon Tourney WIMBLEDON, Eng., June 30.— (UP)—John Bromwich, ambidextrous Australian star, readied the men's singles finals in the Wim- tce off today in chase of' bledon tennis championships today NCAA ^individual crown as match by defeating Joseph Asboth, Him~~' '"" "" " ' garian champion, 6-3, 14-12, 6-2. AilmentsCommon to Man Often Traced to Animals SAN FRANCISCO (UP) — The animal kingdom is a reservoir for at least 15 diseases which are of potential public health significance, according to Dr. Karl p. Meyer, di- • rector of the Hooper Foundation at the University of California Medical School. Almost every common domesticated nnimal was Included in a list presented by Dr. Meyer of diseases transmittable to man. When the offending animal can be destroyed, control of infection of man is effective, he said. He offered as an example the slaughtering of tubercular cattle. ings, each with six wins and two losses. Blytheville Motor opened with a five-run splurge In the initial inn- inK to build up a lead that was never last. After pushing across two runs each In the third and fourth frames, they came up with five in the sixth to complete their scoring. Meanwhile, the Ra/.orbacks were pecking away at the offering of Ted Fisher for a total of five runs, one each In Ihe first, second and fourth and two in the sixth. Both pitchers were wild and this wildness turned out to be costly in the matter of runs scored. Billy Bob Elliott, hurling for the Itnzorbacks, walked only four men and struck out five but hit six batters. Fisher on (he other hand walked seven and struck out six. Sullivan-Nelson took a hard-earned 8 to 5 decision over a fighting Jaycee nine as the latter got men on base in practically every inning for the winners and struck out six while walking six and hitting two batters. The Jaycees also garnered six hits. Sullivan-Nelson had more luck in clearing the bases, leaving only three men stranded while picking up seve.. hits and one base on balls off the delivery of Moseley. Billy DeLong ! got two of the Molormcn hits and I scored three runs. Bob Smith's two 1 singles led the stick parade for the Jayceee. to the sale of alcoholic liquors. W. E. WALLACE Subscribed and sworn to before me this 23 day of June, 1948. Mrs. Marshall Blackard My Commission expires March t 1949. t t Read Courier News Wmit Ads. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "THE FUGITIVE" with Henry Fonda and Dolores Del Rio News and Musical Short MUIRFIELD, Scotland, June 30. (UP)—Lawson Little of Cleveland shot a 72 today as»»7 survivors of Qualifying competition teed off for I They the first round of T2-hole medal I "icct representatives of other Oly- play in the British Open G<jlf i m l )ic nations in the top event of Championship. I ameteur boxing. The burly American rounded thi Urst nine holes in 36 after mlssii.', , seven-game winning streak. Furillo dropped an easy fly by Del Ennis and a double by Dick Sisler. A sacrifice and Andy Seminick's single followed to provide the only Philly runs. If its news, Manager Leo Durocher shuffled his lineup again as two star invalids, catcher Bru« Edwards and outfielder Pete Reiser returned to action. Catcher Gil Hodges went lo first and first baseman Jackie Robinson to second in the latest ilatbush game of musical chairs. After three hours and 55 minutes, the Cincinnati Reds won a H-inning night game from Pittsburgh, 6 to 5, on Howie Schultz' pinch-hit single that scored Ted Kluszewskl. at least four putts by Inches. Littli came in with a 36. Ho was the of nine American qualifiers to complete today's opening roimd. Alberto di Vkenzo of Brazil, wlv) tied for second place In the qualifying competition, carded a 70. He went out in 37 and came in wit:i 33, helped by a double-eagle two on Hie 513-yard 17th hole. Sgt. Charley Hotar of Canlon, o.. Ihe second American to complete the round, shot a 75. Rotnr. had i 39 on the outgoing nine holes and 36 incoming complained about the 102 Tallies Chalked Up In 2 Girls' Ball Games NORTH LITTLE ROCK. Ark., June 30. (UP)—A total of 102 tallies were chalked up in two game."* in the North Little Rock Girls' Church League yesterday. Christian defeated Baring Cross Baptist 50 to 10—more than one run every two minutes and; Firsc Baptist defeated Central Baptist 3i to seven, slow greens, saying. "I missed fou' 18-inch putts." Negro is Slain After Killing Deputy Sheriff By United Press A double-shooting and a double- tirownitig took four. Jives i" Arkansas yesterday. L. D. Weaver, 28-year-old Phillips County deputy sheriff, and Her- mnn Dolphin, a 22-ycnr-old Negro niUng .station operator, were shun i in a gun battle nt the Lake View ' Community 15 miles South of Helena. Weaver and another deputy, Clay Oliver, attempted to arrest Ihe Negro on a complaint by a white man. The Negro jerked a pistol from the pocket of a coat on the wall and shot Weaver in the chest, and Hrect several shots at Oliver. Oliver returned the fire and fatally wounded the Negro. Weaver was dcnci upon arrival at a Helena hospital. The double-drowning wa.s near Cabot in Lonokc County. The victims were Norm a Jean Grny an 18-year-old North Ltti'.e Rock girl, and Howard Tincher. a 26-year-old Pendleton, Ore., man. They went to a stock pond to swim shortly after noon and were missed two hours later. The bodie.s were recovered In eight feet of water. polrs last year. He couldn't find a maiket for them and was stuck for a use until he got the idea for the warehouse. The building is about 180 by BOO feet. E.x;cpl for the aluminum Gosnell School's Summer Term to Begin on July 5th The Summer term for the Gosnell School will start Monday, Sun- erintendent p E. Lucius said today. Mr. Lucius said that even though there was no exact date set for closing the Summer term, pending the maturity o[ the cotton crop, it was expected that the term would be two months. . . . • -• •- , The Qosnell High School is he- block foundations and a few stray ' lievc-d to be the only school in the pieces of regulation lumber, notli- : immediate surrounds of Blytheville ing but 20.000 tentpoles went into : planning to operate on a split term the structure. 1 basis. BLYTHEVIULE'S ONLV Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 II.DI.: Sunday 2 p.m. Last Time Today (DOUBLE FEATURE) sheeting on the outside, concrete ttMSATt° HAl 1 Third Inning Stretch '&£?. Army Surplus Tentpoles Entirely Make Warehouse GREENVILLE, Miss. 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