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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 10, 1948
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r- FACE K1OHT Bl,YTHEVILJ,E (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS Stanky-Guided Hitter Raps Out 13 to 2 Boston Win Over Phils; Cubs Set Back Pirates, 2 to J lly Carl Lundqulst llnll*d Fret* Sports Writer NEW YORK, July 10. tU.P.)—Even while hobbling around CHI » runt, p»pp»rh«* Bddle Stanky wielded a big Influence 'In Ihe p»nn«tu plans of th« Honlon Bravei today through his roommate und |wl, kid shortstop Alvln D«rk. + Stanky probably the most earn- j «*t player of modern limes, plays | wily to win and had lo hold back j the tears when lold (hat the broken i ankle he suffered in M collision at • Brooklyn Thursday would keep him j out of the lineup at least six weeks. Lust year with lh« Dodgers, he made a star pitcher of his roommate Ralph Brancft, building the big richt bander's confidence and giving him the same lips that are go- inR this year to Dark. Last night, while Stanky was "sitting It out," Dark hit safely in his 21st straight rame. gelling a triblf, double, single and stealing home RS the Braves crushed Ihe Phils, 13 to 2. Johnny Sa!n, under pressure, gave up 12 hits Chicks Trounce Nashville, 11 to 4 Pelt Get 10 to 9 Win Over Borons; Trovs Edge 'Noogans, 6-5 :np defeats of the .season, an 11 10 •1 trouncum at the hands or the Memphis Chicks. '1'he first innim; itirl it. TUc Chicks, playing on (heir home grounds, jninperl in with 10 run., ;;i tiie opening frame ,i.s their furious hitting forced two K:»shvi:le pitchers 10 ihe .showfr.s wnhin a matter of niimiU'S. The delieit was too great to overcome, even tho'.ijih the Vols j;ave it the old college in. The best lln>y could ao wa.s t\vo rims in the liiird period ;md ono ejch in The fifth and .seventh. The lally \vas a homer bv Smokey Burgess. ds. Pinch-hlltlng Carl Scheib's double wilh two out In the ninth gave the Athletics In 8 In 7 victory over the. Red Sox at Philadelphia and enabled relief pitcher Chnrley Harris, the winner, lo gain revenge for being the victim of last Sunday's H-nm Boston inning. Jo« Dininggio drove In four runs with his 19th homer and a single «nd Lefty Ed Lopat pitched foin ' hit boll lo win his IlfUi straight game »nd his sevcnlli of the sca-| lllc son us the Yankees defeated tlie,' 13 ' 1 ' lvm s thiiifs .11 Inur-all in tlu 1 Senators, 9 to 0 at Washington. i seventh. At the end ol the ninth, . After 25 years of pitching. Negro' Satchel Paige finally mate his big league debut with two scoreless Innings of relief work for the Indians In a lost cause as the . Brown's scored » 5 to 3 decision ' »t Cleveland. The Browns clinched 'It's Like This, Ted'' iicinj: takrn aw.iy by he jurnp/vi over Ihr v Joe DiM.-iggio was the ^Baseball SOUT1IF.KN By Kill Kiirson l/nllril I'rfsii Sporls Writer ATLANTA. C!a.. July IQ. ,up, _ red (heek.s in Nashville 'n- itay ;iren'( s n n b u r n .s, they're hf scored his llth victory. Del Kn- j ""f"?' Thf , V ,°" 1:ist nl » hl al> - ni.s hit a Phllly homer. The Bravo., sorl)(1 " (ml- '" " 10 " " 1<)sl 'HU.l.lial- no»- lead by 3\'~ games. The dibs ftl b .ck Ihe second- place Pirates, 2 lo 1, at Chlcaco when Bill Nicholson hit his llth homer of Ihe year wilh Andy Pa- fl:o on basf In the sixth inning to »end rice right-hander Klmer Riddle down to his fourth loss against nine wins. Slan tThe Man) Musial liil a two-run homer and touched off the winning rally wilh a single in • 6 to 4 Cardinal victory over Cincinnati at St. Louis in which relief pitcher Gerry Staley scored his third victory in the last live Cardinal games. Bums Beat (iianls ! " Nf "' v Orleans, Ihe story \vai I Memphis Rev Barney, turning in his second llllll ' :<1|U T "e typical slooni there . straight complete victory afler po- suddenly changed lo Unco cheei.s i Atlanta . ... ing two years without finishing one I ''"' Ai Fla "'' whosc I>'nch-hiltin-f I ^' Orleans that he won, was masterful in a ! > >llll( ' rt a tnushlo onl of the tire for ! Lllllc Rt >ck four-hit, 10 to 3, Brooklyn triumph 1 llle I'd""""-. Flair's home run wi'.'i ! Chatliuioo S a over the. GianU at the Polo Ciroun- two "' rn "" '" lhc " inlh I""'' <"<> Pels H lo to 9 lU'Cl.sion over the, Dirmmgham Barons. 1'elis Heal I.Mlkouls Geoixe Wil.scn homered lor the Barom in the Hind wilh two on. Kleckley took the win; Alex Ronay '.vas t!'e lo.ser. The Litllc Rock Travelers went 10 innings with visiling Chattanooga befoj-e coining tip \vith a B to fi viclory. The Lookouts jumped off to a 2 to 0 lead and held ii. llnoush the fouilfi inning, '['hen ' Pebbles .stalled Ihe upward Cleveland . Philadelphia __ New York . the deadlock :;lood 5 to 5. Itoi'k put the deciding tally in the /irst exira frame. The other ivas ujieventf'.il •i to 0 victory for Mobile over' the Atlanta Oackers. The invading Biars scoreil tiiree runs in tlie .see- In Ir-fl field ;il llnslnn'.s Fenway Park -in ' -•• ' ' 'vice 1'. lied Srix 'si,,,., nil nltcnd;int Tiic' fun'hold up t|i t . ""' r " vl ccnlei ',< his idol .siniilaf clisiui bancc at Yankee W. Nashville r>52 Mobile 49 17 4:t 30 .530 i .SU6 .,il2 I .-1-18 .«(! .4 IS .407 NATIONAL I.KACUI' U . Ilaston PiltsburRh .. Et Louis ... New Voi k ... Hrooklyn .... Philadelphia Cincinnati Chicago 14 39 30 35 L. Pet. 31 .537 Dixie Linksman Leads Field in ColumbusMeet Georgia Political Feud Starts Anew Talmadgc-Thompson Race for Governor Holds Voters' Attention By Jurk Harvey ll'niled 1'ress Staff Cnrrr.siwndent) ATLANTA. Ga., July 10. — I UP) — M. E. Thompson and Herman TnlinadKC, principals In Georgia's ci'letnated tlouble--governor row of January, 1947, today began their political fight all over again—This time over the second half of the same gubernatorial term. Both have qualified as candidates for the last two years of the term of the late Eugene Talmadgc. Herman's father, .who died after his election but before he could be inaugurated. Young Talmadite planned to open ins campaign today with a speech and old-fashioned barbecue-rally »i Douglas, Ga. At the fame time. Thompson will launch Ms drive to remain in the governor's chair with a big rally at Mil len.Ga. Five others have qualified for the Sept a Democratic primary Rover- I nor's race, bin the main show is 1 r:;pecltd to be a repeal perform- j ance ri[ ihe hectic scramble he- | t\veen Thompson and Talmadge in i early 1517. " ] Thompson lias held office as acting governor during the first half ol the term by virtue of a state supreme court decision. He seeks to retain ihe office for the remaining two years of the te'-m. In a way. Young Talmndge is also an ex-governor. He gainer! tiie of[icf in a tumultuous coup when the legislature elected him to i e- j place ins deceased father, and he '. accupied the chair for 67 days until | the supreme court deposed him. The court ruled thai Thompson, who had been elected lieutenant- governor, should take over the of- SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1948 During the 67-day term., ijie state actually governors, Retiring dov. A.MKKICAN LKAGIT W. L ..44 ....47 victory with four rims in the llrst i 'Jn" inmns •"!<! added one more :r. two innings, including a homer by the seventh while Hoy Hole.s hl:uik- pitcher Fred Sanford over Clevc- - • ]and ace, Bob Lemon. Lemon went down to his seventh defeat against 12 victories. The Tigers won. their fifth straight «t Detroit. 4 to !. over the "While Sox. Freddy Hulchinson. giving up six nils, had a. shutout until Aaron Robinson hit » two-run homer In the ninth. Boston Detroit \Vashin\Mon St Louis ., Chicago Pc'.. 520 .610 f'almarlge had t-.vo Ellis Ar- contend- hc risht- COLUMS5US, O., July 10. lUPi — BCF prctarled Skip Alexander of i fic!> " !ltil lne People could elect a , Le\ing(on. N. C.. shooting method- I Kovcrnor in the next, general elec- Ital and golf, showed a 1 " 0 " 'I'hat comes up in November, I i si7/,lini; seven-under-par 61 and a ' ^ nt ^ ]c September primary will ac- ! SI2 I two stroke margin over the rest ' tlla "J' ' hoose the winner in solidly- ' .S'M | of the field today as the Columbus Dp '»ocralic Georgia. .-193 i Invitation Tournament entered the .486 , second round. •\1] j Alexander fashioned .seven birrf- .4r,7 ' ies and 11 pars in yesterday's open I " a " re;i ' 5Cti tn st«P down, •110 ins roiiucl lo card identical 3r.s on ! '"" th:U Thompson was t tioi h nines. j f" 1 chief executive. For a time he Mis closest jnn.sucrs-liot'h will, I hl-ld his ntfioe '" (lle capitol lobby <;<i's--wcre (teoisc Sehoux nf Mar- | v ' M}e 'I'a'madgc occupied the regtl- I niaronrrk. N. Y.. and dapper Unyd '" r •'•""Hive offices. 1 Mangnun of Chicai-o i Arnal] and another former gov- ajjl | Dr. Cary Middlexoff. Memphis. .S21 j Tenn.. denist and Johnny Blllln. ,MO ' I'liocnix. Ari/,. were a stroke behind .4^5 ! Schoux and .Mani'nmi will) BTs ;jftO ; Bracketed at h'fl each were Ellsworth ..... D. Rivers, are also very ' d the Craiker.s on nine scattered . hits. Tonishf= th"me.s: New Orleans al Atlantii. Mobile at Birmingham, 1 Nashville nt Little Rock and Chp,'.- tatiooea at Memphis. Muiloy, Talbert Are Favorites in Net Semi-Windups Jonesboro Wins From Tigers 3-1 In Walker Park Jonesboro evened il.i se-rie.<. willi Armwel ni«iit when the visii- Ln^ nine ousted (tie Tigers 3 to 1 on ihe Wnlkcr Park DinmoiHl. Tlie scrii'5 now stnnds al two Yesterday's Resists SOUTHKKN I.EAC.Ur. Memphis ]|. Nashville 4. Little Rock 6, ChaUnnoo^a 5. New Orleans 10. Birmittglinm 9. Mobile 4, Atlanla 0. NATIONAL l.l.ACUIK ClliKflpO 1, PiltfillHrHh 1 Hoslon 13. Pliil.nlelphln 2. Brooklyn 10. New York 3. St. Louis (i, Cincinnati 4. night. AMFLIIC'AN' I.KAOUK Detroit. 4. Chicago 2. St Louis n. Clevelatui ^. New York 9. Washington 0. Philadelphia 8, Boston 7. i much in evidence in the Thompson camp a.s the bp.ttle get underway | ; aaain today. They will be sitting on j ? the speakers' p J a t I o c ni when i • Thompson makes his opening cam- paLyn speccli. ! Al least two of the other cam; paignrrs ave in the race directly j ] been use of "CV Gene" Tal- ! i niacl^c'.s white primary issue, which ' ' won for him ihrcc gubernatorial ,co-favore<l with j c'Wons. to take 7he current one, rnrde his opening bid for (he $2.- SPRING LAKE. N. J. July ]fl.-. <UP)—Top-seeded Gardnar Mulloy, ol Miami mid second-tabbed Billy w '" 5 for racl1 clllb ntltl » return Talbert of New York were favored ! pal " <! ls ! > ! '"'S planned to snap the today to cop semi-final matches' doac ' loclt - Jo'ifshorn took a firsl- in the Spring Lake Invitation Tournament, although Talbert expected considerable trouble from defending champion Eddie Moylan of San Francisco. Mulloy (jingled wilh unpredictable Ton) nrown of San Francisco in the other match. Brown advan- inning one-run lead and unped it one more in the third. The lally came in tlie eicth. The Tis>ers RO| their in Ihe fourth when P. scored on a base nil by A. McWhortcr went the Ar:uorel, piviue up four lone run O. Foster C. Bunch, route for - . ... hiu and ced to the round of four yesterday sf'king out seven, with > hard-fought victory over Cooper went all the way for .lones- fourth-sceded Victor Seixas of Doro Bnrt *™ s touched for six hits Phlladedphla. 2-6. 7-5, 9-7 while b >' the Tigers. Annorel made t\vn Mulloy met surprising from Frank Shields of »-7. 1-5. Mulloy combined with Tnlbcrt 10 reach the doubles <i>ini-f|tial round with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Willlam Tully of Bronxvllle, N Y and Jack Gcller of New Rochelle. Also Kaining Ihe semis were Siri Schwartz of New York and Dick Savitt of East Orange, who while opposition New York errors and Jonesboro was charged with one bobble. A. C. Hunch led Armorel barling. BettuiE two doubles and a single in four trips to ihe plate. Next on the Tisoi.V schedule n a same Smiday afternoon with a I-cpntilo Independent nine at Lc- panto. Brown and Moylan. 6-1, 7-5 SteeJe Schools Prepare Opening of Summer Term Schools iii Stce.le. Mo., will ,,pen July 18, Superintendent O. T. Coils upset announced today. He said that al! teachers had been named except n Siade school i)[inci|),il and lea. hr-is lor Hie ariihinetu: Hnd .^Lienf-e in junk: Today's Games SOUTHKIIN I.EAGl'E (All night "amcsi. Chattanoopa al Memphis. Nashville al Little Rock. New Orleans at Atlanta. Mobile al Blrminchanl. NATIONAL l.rCAr.t'K Philadelphia at Chicago. Cincinnati at St. Louis, night. A.MKRICAN I.KAGUK Ohicaco at Detroit. New York at Washington, Boston al Philadelphia Onh- names scheduler!. MISSCO I.I:A<H : K iSundayl Lutes at Number Nine. Tuero Goes to Finals Of Western Net Meet INDIAN'APCl.IS. July 10. iUF'1 — Ja<k Tuoro. 'J2-'. ear-old : lj':n\ ei sity ,-opnomoic. moved int-i ' ;he finals in tiie Western Tenn s | '""nil nev UKlay H'trr his smashing I aef"Rt o[ numyiilall Vini Rlliac Turrci b.-:it EJavis Cupper Ruj-.-c .'Cts in the -eini: in? If ><•:,:eiday. S--1. 6-0. fi-2. To- ;:ior:ow jie i*. t 1 mre; ihe i'inner a' Cily, la, Cayton Hacfner. of Charlolle, N. C., and Fred Hans Jr.. of New Orleans. Hobby Loc'.-.e. the detached pre- from Transvaal. South Africa, who won the tournament, last year and is co-favored with , . One of these M the Hev. Joseph Rabun. wartime • Marine chaplain DM first priw with a I a ' lri u °"': e '" s ' or of T ";'»ad3e's 6f) ' j church in McRae. Ga., He took lisue wiili Talmacige's stand in favor o.' the white primary and \va.s ousted from his pulpit by a congregation vote afler the elder Tal- lnjidr;e died' The other Is Randall Evans, former speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives and lonp-limc fiiend and supporter ol "Ol Gene." Evans put himself in the race in a surprise move night anci declared that he would run on a A Tisl ml 1) ill 01 mistci c f A\ n Ion GCOIKC Cibson liroutilil this pisi-aiorijil pcciiliiirity " lo Ihe surface off C.ilnlui.i IskimJ. Calif.. ;ifu-i- n 10-niimilc liKht. It h;is a Ions hose-like nusc which lelcscopc's into Iho lioad :irul a l.,il with no (in. It is five- red loni;. nine inches '.vide one- ,ind-.i-h,ilf inches Iliicl: Cilj- ?on is contactiiifi the Scripps Inslilulc of Ocoano«r;i|>!iy fot- possible klemiliculion. Owner of Minor-League Club Dies While Waiting Trial on Bribery Count GREENSBORO. N. C.. July 10. 'UPj — Ed Weinman en, minor- lensne ba.-r:bnll owner who was [ awaiting t;ial on r.hS'Sf.s of having t bribed a pitcher to lose a ba.seball . game, WHS dead today Ironi iiremiH. The 14-year-old owner of tlie Florence. S. C., club of the Tri- Siate League and the LeaksviHe. N. C., team in tlie Blue Rinse Leasus, died ye.sterdny. He had been barred from organized baseball for life on the bribery charges and hi.s trial. i:i which he was one of four defendants, had been pcst[xmed for sever?.! week.s becstue ol his illness. Weingarten wss actuseo along with W. C. Mowalers and Tommy Phillip.s of bribing Pitcher-Manager Bernard Deforge of the Reiris- \'i!ie N. C., team to a eame to Winston-Saiem. S/roi's Teamed With Canny to Meet Welches A new face In wrestling activity here will appear in the Legion's new arena Monday nlghl when Walter sorlrls teams up with Bill Canny to make his mat debut In Blythcvllle against a pair ol Welches Roy and Lester. In the tag event. Soriris, Promoter-Referee Mike Mcroney reported yesterday, is a junior-heavyweight tipping the scales at a little past the 200-i>ovmd mark. Meroncy said Soirl.s, while making his first appearance in the I Blythcvllle arena, was a veteran Grappler regarded by other wrestlers as "rough and tough." If Soirls' mat techniques follow advance reports, he will be a well- matched teammate for Canny, who is a consistent believer in winning the rough way. Both Welches on Monday's mat card are returnees from last week's six-man fracas, as is Canny. Canny and noy Welch are expected to continue their virtually standing feud. Canny and Roy will have to wait, however, until tlie main event lo renew their exchange of holding and hitting, for they are split oil tile preliminary card. In the two one-fall prelims, the first of which gets underway 8:15 p.m., Soiri.s is pitied against Roy Welch and Canny is slated to meet Lester Welch. Cere/a, De/annoit Meet For European King Tit/* BRUSSELS. Belgium. July lo. (UP)—Tht European middleweight championship and a shot at Tony Zale's world title hung In Iht balance today as Marcel Cerda of French Morocco attempted to re- pain his crown front lough yotmj Crrilic Delajinoit ol Belgium. Although the 22-year-old Delan- noit outpointed the velemi Cerdan last May 23 for the European title, Mauling Marcel was favored to win —many believed by a knockout bs- lore tne sixth round, San Franciscans Seeded first in Net Tourney CHICAGO, July 10. <UP)_T;v( Jk San Franciscans were seeded first." in tiie Naiinnal Clay Courts Tentiij Tournament, which began today at the Hivrr Forest Tennis lub. Tom Brown was rated number one in the men's singles division, and Dorothy Head ranked first in the women's singles. Most of the standouts from the Western Tennis Tourney at Indianapolis were entered in the clly court tournament. Jack Tuero, New Orleans ace who will play in the finals at Indianapolis tomorrow, was teener] second, and Trving Dorfmtui, Ne\v York, third. Chicago's Gardn.r Larncd, national Intercollegiate champion last year, was ranked fourth. Read Courier News Want Ads. Rear] Courier News Want Ads. New Theatre Manila's finest Shows KVKKV NHitll Box Opens SVe.ek Days 1:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m Coin Showing Saturday "MARSHALL OF RENO" with Bill Kllioll Sat unlay Owl Show "HEART OF VIRGINIA" wilh Janet Martin Sunday nnd Monday "GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT" with G re K n ry PC r k and Dorothy McGuire RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight 'TOMBSTONE TERROR' with Bob Sleele Cartoon and 2ml Chapter "MASKED MARVEL" SATL'RDAT MIDNIGHT SHOW "MAN ALIVE" With TaL O'Brien »nd Ellen IJrew Also Cartoon SUNDAY Monday & Tuesday "HAZARD" with Paulette God (lard • nd MacPonald Carey Wirner News and Short 60 Tied with LocV:c were Dick Met7, Arkansas City, Ark..; Steve Doctor a fim k-hovse from Buffalo N r , Y.; Gil) Sellers. Hot Springs, Ark.: Eric Monti. .Santa Monica. Calif., and Johnny Palmer of Hadin, N.C. Wor/d Record Equalled In Olympic Team Trials CHICAGO, ,7ulv in in the .sport, ih : US Olympic loam. .S*c?ky, he:ivy-. c haulrici i pri E\ve;l \v.n.i the .s\!-nnso of the Iirst night r*,inj)r'il:on in ;!ie tnnl-s / i-.H-h the br.<;t ,ni]jlptpfl make fim which will cnmpotc at Lon tlir H'h o'.ynipic carries. He ocked in 10.2 >e-ond.s lor the the Read Courier News Ads. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA Stnrts Wrokdavs 7:(jy p , m , iy 1:00 p.m.- Sitnfhij 2 p.t WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION [>|?|('F ANWYiU'lll-'! K««rv«d Seals on Sale a! (|, e I.egU.n Arena 'from ,i ,,. n ,.'iCverv .M«,n ( h«y Monday, July 12 AIH1.TS :,(* _ ('H]|.I)RKN 15c a.ic ii,>i..... c. i j p.m. uox SKATS i:>c KX'THA H WALTER SIROIS and BILL CANNY LESTER WELCHond R OY WELCH Also Two 1-fall 30-Min,,^ Matches nftl Opining •;: SlnrU 7:M 'I onii'lil "Riders of the Lone Star" I li.irles Slarrrll :is IHr Iliirnnto Kill Smilev r.urnell Serial: '"I he .\l\Mrry nf the Itivrr Hoat" Also Sl,,,,|s Sill nrda y Midniie Slunv Sliirls at M p.m. "The Crimson Canary" Nn.ih n r crv .Ir., I.ois Cnllirr Also Shorts Saturday "BLAZING THE WESTERN JRAIL" "ltd Chiirlrs Starred am! Dull Taylnr Serial: 'Mvslrry nivr-r B.ial Cannon SATVUDAV (|\VI. SI!()W Slarls al 10; IS |i.m. WHIMS • U!tH W».!J / r^in SA< • Jre^i stfii/; "Thr Rl.irV Wirlnw Alsn (kinirrly Sirois Roy Welch Canny Lester WeSch Sundiiy nnd Monday ('"llliiuniiiv Slir.« Stinrl.iy "My Favorite Brunette" Hr.h lltipr ami llnrnihv' Liimnur ^^'arllr^ Nrus" Al-so Shorl^ Joe Louis v*. 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