The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1948 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 1, 1948
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THURSDAY, JULY 1. RLYTDKVIl.I.K (AKK.) COUKIKK NKWS PAGE NTNB Bob Lemon's No-Hitter B/on/cs T/gers, Ups Cleveland's Lead; Red Sox W/7/p Yankees, 7 to 3 . By Carl l.umlqmst United I'ress Sporls Wiilcr NEW YORK. July 1, i UPi—Bob Lemon'* brilliant no-hitter lind the Cleveland Indians rollmr; along a B^mc-and-a-halt In Irani of the American League today and showing no sinus of wcakcninne 8* Hie traditional July 4 milestone approached. When the tribe shot, o!f to an t —: early-season le'iri, there were mans observations thai it was the \vorlc of two men—Lemon and Bob Feller—and just as many picclcitiori-. thai one of these, ix'nion. would soon Ealter and Cle\T]rtnd woul.1 .irtrop in the stanciings. H Lemon sliowed no sian of taller- ing iii^fu ;i-s he no-bit led iho Dctroii Tigers. 2 to 0. in Detroit for his Hth victory of ihe season, topi in the mojors. The .second pl?.cc Ptiiladelphia A'.s were rained oul in ihejr Ranie afiaiiist Wasliingtou ar.d thai added *. half-game in the vi'ibe The predictors were finding comfort in ojie fact, however—the Boston Rtid £ox ni last seeineil lo be BasebaH S SOUTHERN Nashville Mobile .... Memphis Birmingham Atlanta New Orleans Little Hock Chattanooga LKACUE W. i 4« 2 43 Pet. K. Merrill Holds Visitors to 1 Hit Cotton Pickers Win 7 to 0 in Gam* With Pocahontas Team A first-inning hit by a Pochontas batter was the only base blow that kept Kenneth Mcrrlt from hurling n no-hitter for the cotton Pickers yesterday when the nytheville Lcg- ionnaiics bunched six runs in the seventh lo establish a 7 lo 0 win on the Walker Park diamond. .613 Yarbro Team Wins Pennant . . 40 .. 38 . . 36 .. .32 . , 30 . .30 .432 Ml ,395 NATIONAL Boston HI. Louis . Pittsburgh York LI:AGUI: . W. 1.. Pet. .... 37 21 .578 3ft 28 .556 29 Ark-Mo to Mix Tonight Wit/i Motor Outfit The big Blyihevlllc rlelu-hnndcr !s81 I went Ihe route nRalnsI Uie POCK,548 \ lioft^ Legioimarles ftnd allowed 514 i only one runner to advance as far j 4BR as third. Ntile PncnhonLas batlers went down swinging under Mcr- vitv's Muling atxrt h« walked only MemUciR ot the Ynvbin soUbMl \enrn lu the Omrtfi Uvo - -craich htl over first • si>on*orcd by the HlyihcvtlLe 'Y' were whuu-rs in the m:enl hUrr-Achool base In' the' opening inning thnt. j eoinpettUon. Shown in the jiholoKinpli BIT: Hell to rlahtt top row- stood between Merrill and ft no- j Thomas C. Griffin, Bobby UtncH.slor, Wheeler GiHcey. Billy Jo« N*l- hltter. son Roland Howard, Jnme.s Kay I/>HR; .secoiut row—Dovne Jolinsoti The game was termed one of J ' surging up 10 make a blUUe tor j Philadelphia pennant. Yesterday they whipped up the defending champior. New York Yankees, 7 to 3, to even the "crucial" series between (.lie two ciub.s. Yanks Drop to Thtril Jack Kramer of the Red Sox heui the Yankees lo seven hits lo gain his -seventh victory on the tuoimd while shonslop Vcrn Stephens baited in five runs. The loser w«s Vic Kflsliclii. who sullerect his second defeat nine wins and the defeat dropped the Yanks to third place. In an American League night, came at SI. Louis, Fred Satifortt pitched an eight-hitter to give the ^Browns a 2 to l win over the Chl- » cago White Sox. Sanford got his fifth win as Paul Lehncr batted in both St. Louh'runs. Al GcUel of the Sox also pitched eight-hit bait. In the National League. Bill Voiselle, traded away from the Giants, came back to beat them, 3 lo 1, in a night game for the Braves j nnd move Boston a game-aiul-a- half ahead of the league. Only Johnny Miae's 16th homer prevented Voiselle from getting a shutout as 'pe notched his eighth win. Larry Jansen wa.s the loser. Ciibs Drop Cards The last-place Chicago Cubs rose up behind (he stout .six-bit pitching of rookie Ralph Hainner fo upset the second place St. Louis Cardinals, 9 to 1, at Chicago. Gene Mauch's first major-league homer led the Cubs' merry 13-hit a s saiut on three Cardinal pitchers. It was the Cards' fifth IOM in eight games |n to the cellar dwellers. The Philadelphia Phils continued to make life unhappy for the defending, champion Brooklyn Dod- ger.s, thrashing them 13 to 4 at Eb~ hcUs Field. The Phils got 12 hits, including three singles by Bert Haas and 12 walks a-s Ihe Dodgers lost their fourth straight game. Pittsburgh and Cincinnati were 3^ot scliecinled. Brooklyn Cincinnati Chicago 33 32 33 .27 M 27 .532 .510 the best played thus far this year i*- AMERICAN Cleveland ... Philadelphia New York Boston Washington Detroit SI- Louis . . . Chicago LKACUF W. L. 3D *23 and both teams were charged with &oaionly one error each. The Pickers «ol to Carroll, the Pocahontas huvlcr. for eight hits and blasted him off the mound hi the seventh with six runs on five hits. Holt replaced Carroll and allowed no hits m the rremalninn The Pickers got their other s Richard Hayne.s, Jnnsos Allen Walker, JoJlm Krntt, Hurolii K Ici"; bottom row—Tommy Cintcey, l>oiiftlii Nelson and Glen Howard. .150 .440 .422 Vo!s Boost Dixie Loop Flag Chances By Edging Chicks; Pels Beat Barons Two t+amit -s^pursited by IfRRiif Andltiftn will (i|)en » doublf-hfudn At Walker Pmk tonlxht *nd the Ark-Mo Kllowatlers wll seek to re- Ish a thre«-w«y lie for see>l|i:« by rt«M>jmnK the Fhlllipn Motor nine In thr nljfhtcfcp. In the opener, Ihe IfflRue-l^wdinK Hays Store nine will merl the Cocn- club, M>le owi\erK of Ihe *nb- cfllar xpol in the BlythevHIe 'Y Soft bull L,*»BU« nlnndLnfcA. The Hft>'K ten in, which has Hve und, lost one. ptotmbly will Jtirk Whittle on th« mound white the RottlerR, with • no-win, Mx- IOM record, may us« Hawkins KK th« Initial hurlei. The KltowMtlirA now .ititnd h\ third pUce, will) five won, and two ln.<it. utter break Inn of » threr-wny secontl-placc Ume cArllei" thin week by the HlyttirvLllr Motor and Sulll- van-Nelson victories. The three-way lie will b« re-lnstaled If thr KLIn- wKUei's win ton I Kb I »s they me only A half-game behind Ihe .srcontl- nlnce holders. Sl«wKrl CUuley or BlUy Dent on nmy oi>*n the hurling fur the Ark-Mo nine. Tommy Dorl* |x rx|>er.(ed lo bruin mound work for 111* Phillips Hnlor cluh (nnlRht. The r'liiHI;>\ team \voii two and lost fuur. Ut*i Store Ball Club Defeatt Leopardf 12-11 In Y'f Midget League lit a make-up gume In Hie "Y" Midget Softball lstf\\t yeslerdiy nfternooii. Ihf l,ute« Siore. nine edged out the»i-d« i'J to I] In seven Innings. With Ihe enceptlon o( Hie second Inning when bolh team* (allied six rims, the game wm llghl and well played. l.ule* [>nsheri acrosR thi-ee in Ihe OIX-IKT and six In the second arid Ihe l.enpivrdi came right hack (or six In their half iif the secnml. The Leopards lied It nji In the fifth nflrr I'hRlklns up !»'<> lii the fourth nnd three In the fifth. An error fon Wnllcy's nionnder lollowed hy won Kixnk's slnnlc tallied the winning mi for l.ntes In the laM at the eventli. Jewelert, Motor To flay in W. nuptlrlck Jtwettt*' bull nine und the club travelled to W«*t day where they will BM*I two of the Memphl(-We»t MenphU In a double header at a o'aloefc gir .40 38 32 . .W . 2!1 24 .. 19 .5911 -52S • ' .322 Hy Ccluiit I'.ipr lUnlU'll I'rrss Snorls Wiid'i) 1 ATLANTA. On.. July 1. lUI'i— With' the irndilionnllv-drcisive In- Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Night games). Nashville 4. Memphis 3 (12 in- Little Rock fi. Cliallanooca V Atlanta at Mobile, rained out. New Orleans 5. Birmingham 4. J c'.. fi .jn innings. run In the tlilid. Carroll struck on I five before leaving the tiame. Rlytheville hitting was evenly 1 distributed with Jack and Alvlu | dependence Way only fnur days nff Duclos leading but work with two | Nnshville .scpinert bonded straight encii. 1 for the Southern A-^soctutlon flaR Mel Hay handled catching duties today after a n-lumng, *-'S victor the oolton Pickers while Bar- [ ol y OV pr Memphis, num worked behind the plate for The w(n [Qok the . /o , s ((V( , fu)) Pocahontas. Rnine.s ahead of the bunch, as Mn- Coach James Fisher, the Pick-| , jilc nn(| Allnmn u ,, rc rnlnc ,, oul . ers' pilot, said today that Hi-range- T1)f Bcai . s nr| , m sfcnnA llu , Ci ments are being made lo schedule a Th( , Vohl]Uc( .,. s . „<,,„,,„ loucll s|tn B ame here Saturday nl K hl with hclrtv goort _ Thcy we re oullilt II to the Moiwtle Legion team. | , Q hy , llc nlllck- , an( , committed NATIONAL, Philadelphia 13. Brooklyn 4. Boston 3. New York 1. Chicago 9. St. Louis 1. Only games. Zale to Defend Title In New York in Fall AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 7, New York 3. St. Louis 2. Chicago 1. Cleveland 2, Detroit 0. Washington at Philadelphia, : Oiunlli: ui<;'hoi1 him In the fourth, will! one kljoitnl. : New Otleans nosed, out nlrmlutt- hain, 5-4. and a.s In (lie Nnshville , tilt, the; club won 'Hie Unions smiirkoil 13 lilts while the Pels were ninslctiiiH only eljtlil ; safeties, '['lie Pels marked up singles In the first ivs'o Intilng* and 1 [hrce In the third while Ihe D«r- ' ons didn't get yolnc unlil the fourth, with a trio. Tlielr one-run offensive hi the [HUl fell a tally short. The Jtweleri w»l io**i th* Hunko nine of Memphis In th« Hume. Uarjorie Berlll* to .start on the mound far ill* Jeweltn, tho will b* pUjrtnc UMir awond came «(t*r oopplng UM (Int- hall champlonihlp in th* Bljrtha- vllle -Y Women'. 8oftb«ll Ln«u«. Kathleen Montcomerr will W k4- hir.d the plate, for the J«w*i*n. The Blythevllle Motomwa wttl tanile with the Upton IrMunne* Co. Irani of Went MemphU In Uw nlghlcap, »' Le«•'^w^ipfii by j Cillueit In Ilir srcond. Wnlley i Rldgily, Ttttn., T««m .tailed for l.ulfs »nd wns rrpUced Th» Armorel Tijerm hit th« raM liy O'Neal in Ihf second, who WHS i todny for Rldgely, Tenn., where rh»y ellevril In turn by frxnVs In Hie j will meet the Rld»«l)f IndeptndcnU j it I o'clock tonight. The Leopards garnered. IS hltx to <even by the winner*. Burnt' Roittr Changed, Catcher, Fielder Added Tin 'I'lfiert were ralnw) out at • KHine with the MemphU All-Stan lost Siindtir unit the ittm* hu b*«* re-scheduled for 1:34 p.m. thU Sun- riav tit Die Arnwrcl Ball P«rk, SB Id. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE (AU ni^ht games.) Memphis at Nashville. Atlanta at Mobile. Birmingham at New Orleans. Little Rock at Chattanooga, NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Boston. Philadelphia at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati. St. Louis at Chicago. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at New York. Cleveland at Detroit. Chicago at St.' Louis, night. Washington at Philadelphia, night. Luxoro Methodist Team Defeats Fighting Irish CHICAGO, July 1. (UP) — Tony Zale will defend his middleweight title against FUv (Sugar) Robinson i ,,,_,.,. or Maici-l Cerrtan in New York next The Lnxora first Methodist nine September, Zale'j manager said to- defeated the Catholic Fighting d?J - Irish 12 to 4 in a league game in Sam Plan said he could not be | the Legion-sponsored Kitty Lea-sure whether Z.Ue would fight Robinson or Cerdati until after th*! fancy French fighter's bout with Cyrille Delannoit in Bru-sseKs J'.iiy 10. Plan denied reports that Zalc Bulla Takes Lead At Halfway Mark In British Open MUJRPIELD. Scollanri, July 1. (UP) — Johnny Bulla of Phoenix. Ai-iz., took BII early lead among the nine American cnlrie.s at the halfway mark ot the 72-hole Britisn Open Golf Championship today by carding a 12 lor a 38-holc o! 146. Bulla. who hart a 14 yesterday. shot «. 37 on today's outgoing nine holes hut steadied for n 35 on tlu incoming nine. His two-day score left him witn a good ciinnce of remaining In the field for the final 3« holes. TI.e tournament ranks will be reduced from 100 to W players after today's i round. It was believed that a 1*8 would be required to remain in the tourney. I Bobby/ Cruifcshank of Richmond. ! Vs., whfi tired a 74 yesterday, made I the round in the same score today, giving him a 35-hole total of 148.' Jimmy Thompson of Chlcopee Palls. Mass, who paced the Yanks in the two qualifying rounds, walked off the 18th green scowling today as he posted »n erratic 76 Jor a 150. That almost surely eliminated him. Claude Harmon of Mamaroneck, N. Y., ran into a pair of live* on the last two holes to score a 13, which gave him A 148 total. Harmon shot a satisfyinK 35 on the llrst nine, and drew cries of "Bonny shot" from the gallery. 'IVo League wejik-sislers tied up in chattnnoofia with xtvenlh-plarr Little Rock ouldnlHK end-of-tlie -luie Chiittniux>Ka, ii-.V The clubs used seven pitchers ns Ihe Pebs' the second. The Vols causht them ] " lllc .''''' were topped by ChatiBn- wllh a pah- In the fourtli and n I m v< s ''• '• 11 "< 1 Rocl; , s " tl0 Joh »- «ln»l» I,, i] lc sixii, i ">". « Pho snw two-tniilriR service pol credit for the Iriiunpli. Dick three mipcucs while Memphis wns playing errorless bull. 'I'he Chicks hopped Into an early lead with a I --•II in the first and two more In Wpik lost. From there unlil the Vols' l)Ot- lom half of the twelfth, the (cams were scoreless. Gannon Mallory wns Ihe winner for Nashville, Good- | bile. BlnnliiRha: win the Memphis loser Goldsbei ry i Little Hock at homered for the Chicks In the -s",:c- | Memiihls at ond with one on. and the Vr,ls' | r. 1 ;; AUantft pit Moat New Orleans. | ChAllnm>OKn niui 1 Favorites in NCAA Meet Launch Play In Second Round 8TANPO«D, OKI., July 1. (UHI — The NCAA Colk'Blalc Golf •I'oiiriin- ruenl wc-nt lino tile second round of inaich piny today with nenrly all Ihe lavorlles still in contention. Todfty'5 lYumds will not be rom- ptele until nil bill elxhl have hern eliminated. Two rounds on Frlday wlll cut this to the tlnullsl.s. a'lm will {lornpele oi'er Ihe Sfi-hote route [or the title on Saturday. YfslM-duy, Ml>l8«n PvMliell »l 5nn Jon« Stale, wlio sel a quali- fylilR record with 1^0 strokes for W! holts, bowed out under Ihe pressure pultinic ot slender Harvir Word, University cil North Carolina .ilar, and 1. Today Ward taken nn Pete NKW YOIIK, Hiaiirh Itickoy. Brooklyn IV)iJ|{ ihiuiR<'.s In hl» t and Lts.suu'd H Ihr !>>(.! Ki' is wer July 1. (Ul»>— I prexidcnt of the | r K . :nud« hiil)u>'' tfiim's rosier today ' dub's fnn.s thiit, f .still UyliiK lo win year. " finci-Reimy incn.nn p.s are hf-trif; tflken lo throw the lull resource.*, o[ Ihf Brooklyn otxnniEH- lion into the fight lor 1M8." snl:l Rickey. Two nlK,vri> were Hdderi lo the rosier of the six -valuer IXidx"'" 1 *;, They were Nogro <-H teller Roy CnrnpHnellR, ]-ec«lle.d from HI. Paul of thr Ainei Iran As-sorlntlon where; : he \VFV.I imllhiK -10« and hud hit I 12 honie rui^s. nnd left-hivnrifd hll- I ting oulCleldcr OeoiRr Shubft. pur- i rlm.sfti from Mobile of Ih* South| i»ni Assnrlntion \vhfir he h»d * bnt- tlJiK mnrk ol ^P. A I the llniK, Brooklyn onLloJie-l^eiriAn Pi'**U>n Wftrd out to Mobile. ON THE RADIO! — JIMBOREE — J ,lim Mrltanlel f«r ! Victory Rxlly xl • ItN^lwtl I'urk will b« n* the ! Air. i I KBTM— 8 p.m. Thurm. • KFFA— 8 p.m. Thurs. lioM, the big blond nil-mound nth- tele frot'i University ol KUchlgHii, j Who slipped |>».%L Rtvm Collins F:l- i North Tfxus Slate, 1-up, >estei'dAV. | KU;iS—2p.m. Krtrtn.T. KWKM— f> p.m. Frirtmr. Mrll>nM Omnilt BLVTHEVILLES ONLY A LL WHITE THEATRE Show Starts Weeki!;iys 'tOO p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.: Sunday 2 p. Thursday & Fruluy (UOHHLK FKATltltK) would defend his newly-regained iitle in ChicF.go this fall. ]t will "de- iinitely" be in New York, he -said. Ruth's Condition 'Good/ Hospital Attaches Say NEW YORK. July 1. i UP)— Bar-e Kuth'.s condition was described a* "good" by Memorial Hospital attendants today, who atldeci that the home run kins was showing "favorable progress." Ruth entered the hospital U,st Thursdav for what his personal physician called a "routine checkup." Memorial Hospital officials did not indicate when Ruth would be discharged. here yesterday behind the one-hit pitching of Travis, Travis struck out 17 and walked live. T. Phillips, on the momM f»r I he Irish, allowed only three Hits but errors by his teammates offset his hurling. Wigging collected two hits for Luxora to lead the baiting. The Luxora team is scheduler; to j meet the Calvary Baptist club here Friday. Anhydrous ammonia, the chemical which in a very weak solution <s the oidinary hou.sehold ammonin, is fceco.ninx an important leililizer. Over 203,000 acres of corn and cotton were fertilized-by it during Lh« .season. Freshman Cage Coach Added to U. of A. Staff FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. July 1, — <UP1—A new coach wa.s added to ] the staff at Hie University ot Arkansas yesterday. | Head Coach John BarnhiH .said : that Presley Askew would report in September as freshman basketball ! coach and assLstatit to heart Bsiskct- i ball Crach Eupcne Lambert. Askew has scr\ erl as high school mentor at Van Buren for the past j five years. SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Pioof. 6i'iGram lieulral Spirits. Seagram-DiJlilleis Corpoiatidn, Chrysler Building. NewYotk RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Time Today "THE FUGITIVE" with Henry Fonda anri Dnlore* Del Rn> News and MUS^CA! Short Friday * Saturday ''BAR 20 JUSTICE" wilh Hopalnnir Caisirty Cartoon and 1st Chapter "Masked Marvel" unw JACK HALEY HELEN WALKEK SUDY VALLEE OZZIE NELSON fHILIf _. ART nom »m FUHNY I«HO SHOW FRANCES LANGfORO PkM.i "WILD BILL HICKOK RIDES" New Theatre Manila's finest Shows KVKRV NK;H r Bo\ Opens Wttk l)aj» 7:(KI Matinee SxlnnU.r ft Sunday S^t.-Snn. 1 p.m. ConL Showing Thursday "BEYOND BENGAL" Selected Short Snh}«(-1» Friday "Wings Over Wyoming" with Grnr«r O'Brien "Public Cowboy No. 1" with Grn* Autr.v and Smiley Burnetin "BILLY THE KID GUN JUSTICE" with Hob Slrclr and Al (Fuzzy) SI. John lorlnl: "iMyslcry of (he Riv.'r Bo Also Cflr(oon COMING SITN'IMVT On (he State* In Prrsnn RUSS "LUCKY" HAYDEN Sunday Only! REFRIGERATOR THE AMAZING fSfEW 1948 PHI L t REFRIGERATOR y 11 em c< H>| n f nod i contaci t kerns ttm peramre uniform. COM^tlTI 5HILP ADJUSTAIILITT Full-width shelves k«vr new F'hilco ihclf iiipnorf tnTfn- IIUBBARD & SON, Furniture Blythevill* Phone 4409 J

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