The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 26, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 26, 1947
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PAGB KIGHT VLYTHEVILLB (ArtKT COUBB5B NEWS SATURDAY, JULY 20, Crax Climb Back To First Division Atlanta Replaces Vols ' By Ousting 'Noogons; Barons Lick Nashville BY WILLIAM' A. SHIRES (United Press Sports Writrr) IAT1ANTA, Ga , July 26. (UP) — Atlanta's Crackers d'tmbed back •Into the llrsl division in the Southern flag clinse today and were determined- to make a comeback after a dtar.-3l showing during first'half of the season. .The Cuylonnen ousted the Nash- Tille Vols from fourth spot las night b> defeating the Chattanooga "lookouts 6 to 3 with a belnted attack while the Vo's bowed bcforr a stiff Birmingham Baron rally It Slagtown, 10 to 8. Righthander Dcwcv Adkins go off to a tad start but settled dowi and held the 'Noognns to ei<rli safeties us lie chalked up his !2il win of the -season. Bii Luthc Kiierr found Oils knucklcball an blazing fast biic ineffective ngaiiw Cracker hitting as Uie hometow lads ba.need 14 ba-seblows. NashvlMe held a two-run ndvar '. tago over. "Birmingham when the] Barons, cut tocse with a five-run , .rally in Hie eighth sparked by BactelOf) Sain Kahu's hcciicr with one mate aboard. Ocnc Babbitt, who relieved Jchn Orphal In the seventh, spt credit for the win. Neil Saulia, second of ihrce Vol. twhfers. was charged with the loss. Mo-lie's ace Roy Boles notched his- 12th win of .the season against only three setbacks as he pitched the league-leaders to a 6 to 3 win over -Little Rock iii the 'Arkansas citv. (Boles scattered ill hits and was more effective, in pinches than Ijittle Reek's (Bill Evans who touched for only eight hits. The Bears punched three across in the third. 'New Oifeans dropped back another half same us' the Pelicans split a dcublehcadcr with Memphis at Russwood Park. The Bayou Bombers i-nllied to win the first •game 8 to 3 as they scored five times tin the final frame of the abbreviated affair. I The Pel .rally was sparked by outfielder Tom Wright's two Tim home run. Jim Atkins who ro'ievcd Walt Shea in the sixth was the winner and Ray. Harrcl was charged with the loss. :. 'A ninth inning rally in the nightcap fell short and the Pelicans i bowed to 'Frank Hocrst by a 7 to [ 4 score- The Pelicans scored three \ times in the final frame after be- I ing held, sccra'ess for seven in- u; • ninp.i. > All series arc resumed tonight. I ' : Jet Race Track of the Future Pacer To Pair With Valina In Tag Match Cherry va'ina, a 220 pound Italian grapplcr, will make his Initial appearance before Blythevll'.c fans Monday night when he pain, will) Leltjt Pacer against DOM Kcenc and Jack Moody in the UK natch feature. Very little is known of the newcomer's record but 'Promoter Mike ilcroney rated Valina as top notch ;rapplor, capable of handling most any kind of competition. He is a na.sler of both scientific and rough and tumble tactics. Kci'iic, a younger brother to Charley Kecnc, made Ms initial pr.pcarance here last week. He teamed with Jce Welch in last week's brawl. He is considered very gcod considering the amount of experience he has had tn tin grappluiK business. IBol'h 'Pacer and Moody arc old- timers here, and arc rated will I lie best, moth men are in thi senior heavyweight class. In the two one-fall preliminary matches Valtna wfl tangle with Moody and Pacer will meet Keenc. Starling time Is 8:15. Trio! Horse Automotive designers have planned a speedway tor Jet-propelled racers i» Detroit, and they've even suggested a site 30 miles north of Detroit. Above is the nrtist's sketch of Ihe S5.000.000, cight- squarc-niEIc speedway. Littles are separated by walls so that drivers will be protected from hot and blinding jcl exhausts from other racers Frick Decides In Favor Of Cards In Disputed Game With Dodgers SCREEN DOORS NOW AT E. C. Robinson LUMBER CO. By JOHN GRIFFIN J Uiiilril I'rcss Sports Writer) NEW YORK. July 20. (UP1 — All official edict from President Ford Prick of the National Lcajjnc nnd a 5 to 1 victory over the lios- I ton Braves today combined to the red-hot Rcdbirds of St. xmls flying higher than ever in he '47 penmtnt rnce. The Frick dictum, handed down esterday. wiped out the Cards' 3-2 loss to the Dodgers last Sunday, moving them up into a second-place tie with the Braves. And last night the Cards posted -hat win over the Bostonlans to assume undisputed control of the second slot, [ivc-iuid-a-half games behind Brooklyn. President Prick's action came as n result of the Cards' protest of the Sunday game. St. Louis claimed that outfielder Ron Northcy had been deprived of a uinth-inn- ing homer because Umpire Beans Reardpn, mislnklngly thinking Noi'the'y's drive off the wall had gone into the stands, told the curd slugger to "slow down he passed second base and thus made it possible for Northey to be thrown out nt the plate. In a sharply-worded decision. Frick agreed that Northey should have had a homer, calling Rear- BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. I* •vTobilo 66 38 N'2W Orleans €4 44 Chattanooga 55 52 Atlanta. 52 Kaslivillc 51 Binnin^lnm 51 Memphis 44 Little Reck 31 NATIONAL W. L. Brooklyn 55 35 St. I.?uis 40 40 Boston 48 41 New York V> W Ray Wants Fight With Louis After Taking Upset Bout NEW YORK. July 26. (UE>) — Only a Utlc fight with Joe Louis would satisfy ancient Elmer (Violent) Ray today ns n reward foi winning an upset, split. 10-rounc] decision over highly-touted Ezzarr Charles last night. In fact. Ray's manager—slirewt Tommy O'Loughlin — announcet that Violent Elmer would figh Louis for the title or Elmer wouu quit the ring at the admitted ag of 31. Sol Strauss, acting director c Ihe 20lh Century Club had advcr Used this bout as a provin ground for Charles who was mak ing his first New York appeal anec. If the Cincinnati Negro wo Impressively. Straus promised. 1 5H wuld get a non-title fight wit '505 ^ olt 's at the Garden on Nov. 14. Strauss never made any sue promise for Ray. the husky Nog from Hastings.. Fla., whom Lou has scorned repeatedly as a possible opixmcnl. Strauss knows that Champion Joe docs iiot want to Pet .635 .503 .5110 .477 .431 .345 Indian jockey randuraiiH Khadc stands in front of tin 1 Bray Diesel's stall al Helmonl I'iii'k. The Maharaja of Barocla (lew French hoisc- to tins coun- for SGOOO oviTiiiyht race to provide dcmuiisti'ation of practicability of air transport for •, future inlcrnatiynal races. Missco League Standings At Stake Tomorrow The leas-uc-lciidins Blylhcvilli; Rente Two Lookouts will journey to Manila tomorrow afternoon far a game with the Manila Cardina's which might well be considered a Vatilc for first -place in the Mississippi County 'Amateur Leaeuc standings. The Lookouts evicted the Cooler, Mo. nine from their first }>lace perch last week with a 5 to 4 victory ovor the Missourians and Manila moved into second place with a ,14 to 8 victory over Littli River. A. W. "Fritz" West win profo ably set the starting nod for tin mound assignment in tomorrow' mitest ngnliva iLefty Silas "Red Redman. These two teams wer i:\ined ciut in their first schedule: meeting May 25. 'Another important Icasrue gam tins week is the Cooter-ljUtc.s con test to lie played on the Cootc di?.mond. A win cither way. this contest could mean a lot ths league standings. This tilt wi foalure Doc Barker against Joli Mollnffey oil Hie mound. The hapless Mead's Tigers, BU t-hcvillc's entry 'in ttuj league, entertain tlie Number Nine teai in (their league Eamc tomorro 1 The Timers got off to a Ilyii start bu't'for the past three weeks 1-ivc been sfrugglini; to hold their filth p'ace encampment. Other league contests this weekend are at Little River and Arnvorel at Tfutfimiin. (All contests are slated to start at 3 p.m. Bobo the Yank Junior Tennis Players To Meet Osccola Youths Unknowns Take Lead In Columbus Golf Meet The newly-formed Blytheville Y junior tennis loom composed of Charles Criggcr, Tarold Trnylor, R A. Friend. Russell Phillips Jr.. Johr Ed Kegenold. Billy Bob Elliott. Jim Deer and Dick Reid, will play their first team match Sunday afternoon when they meet a junior team from Osccola at Walker Park. The tennis team was composed at n meeting of young net enthusiasts Thursday afternoon. Matches with other teams in the Mid-South arc being sought and a city tennis tour- • namcnt is being planned, according ] to ,J. P. Garrott, secretary of the nfythcville Y. •a Bobo Ncwsom is not only pleased to be headed for a World SiM-ics with the Yankees, but is thankful tor the opportunity to pitch. The much- Iriivclccl riehl-handcr was purchased from the Senators when frank Sheu and Spud Chandler developed sore Cross/ey, Bec/e Meet in Fincr/s Of Pub/inx Tiff MINNEAPOLIS. July M. (UPJ — The 1S47 National Public Links golf championship rode today on the precision shots of Will Crossley of Atlanta, Oa, and Avery Deck, Rnliegh, N. C. They were matched in the finals of the annual shoiv for the country's week-end Bolters who trod municipal course fairways. Both reached the final match on Meadowbrook Golf Course by firms hole after hole of errorless Rolf. Neither had "lucked" his way through i\ match. 'Crossley's steady game wore down Don Dostcrt. St. Paul, Minn., in yesterday's scuil-finals, four and three, as Beck vas fighting his way over dogged Ben Hughes, Portland. Ore., to win on the 38th hole, one up. Crosslcy won the tournament, medal In the :)0-hole qualifying tests here with a 139. five under par. including n record-matching 69 for his last round. Heck, low amateur in this year's Carolines Open was shooting right behind him, bringing In n low of 70 for a total of 143. COLUMBUS. O., July 2G. (UP) Two obscure pros, Tom Wright of Knoxvillc. Tenn.. and George Payton of Hampton. Va., were one- two in the Columbus golf tournament today nt the start of the second rourxl. but all eyes continued to watch Bobby Locke, the sockcr from South Africa. The second round, 18 holes, will trim the field to go and tics for the 3C-liole finale Sunday. FOR SALE 6-foot Koch Meat Display Case. Completely rebuilt. Like new. Equipped with new 1-3 HP Frigidaire Compressor. DELL SCOTT REFRIGERATION CO. 1211 W. Main St. New Theater Manila's Finest Shown EVKF.Y NKiHT Matinee Sainrda; & fctandar Box Open> Week l»ay» 7:00 p.n. 1 p.m. Cont Bhowtaf Saturday SPORT OF KINGS" a Columbia Picture with Selected Shorts Chicago . .. C'-ncinnali . Pittsburgh . Fhilndtfphia 43 43 38 37 .GOD .551 .!>39 .529 .478 Hence, as a result of last night's upset, Louis must cither fight Ray f°r the title on Nev. 14, or wait until next year for fistic action AMERICAN LEAGUE Nrw York . Boston . Detroit . . •Philadelphia Cleveland . Washington St. Louis . Chicago . . (52 4D . . . 47 45 3!) 40 3'! 39 ) Local Girls Win< 'Jilt From West Memphis Team ' USE IT AS A MOBILE POWER UNIT • The power of the Willys-Over- Und "JiMp" Engine and selective 2- and 4-whcel drive nuke the "Jeep" KTehicle of amazing vcrsi- •ilitj, performance »ad economy. OTA Jeep don's coaching an "illegal act" and ' saying he was unable to understand why the three umpires ha;! "failed to meet, with an application of common sense and fairness, a situation which obviously was I the fault of their own actions." Accordingly. Frick ordered: (1) Northey should be credited with a | homer; (2) the game should be called a 3-3 tic instciul of a win for Brooklyn and a loss for St. Louis; and (3) the game must be replayed in entirely as part of n doublehcadcr Aug. 18. Thus boosted, the Cards lost no time in walloping Ihc Braves ta secure Iheir hold nn second place. The Dodgers refused to give further ground, however, beating PitUsburgh 4 to 1. for their sixth straight victory. Hnrry Taylor, a- jalnst whom Northcy hit his celebrated homer, won the game will seven-hit performance. Ed Stan ky cracked a hoiucr. Cincinnati Ace Ewcll lilackwcl won his ICth straight game. h).s 18th of the year, by beating Philadelphia, 5 to 4. Although 10 straight wins is the American League record. Blackuell was still three shy of the National League mark of 18. In the only National League day game, the Cubs handed the Gian*^ their fourth straight loss, a to i!. despite Johnny Mine's 2Dlh homer. Paul Erlckson held the New York- rs lo six hits. In the American t.easuo, the Yankees stayed 11'j games in front j : by beating Chicago 12 to -i. behind Allie Reynolds, tarry nerra hom- ered and George McQuInn had three hits to lead Reynolds' support, while Rudy York homered for Chicago. The Boston Hed Sox moved Into undisputed second place with a 1 lo 6 .victory over St. Louis. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LKAOUE ^ New Orleans 8-4. Memphis 3-7. Mobile 6. Little 'R.-Kk 3. •Atlanta 6, Chattanooga 3. Birmingham 10, Nashville NATIONAL LEAGUE C:iir:u;o 5, New York 3. SI. I iirs 5. I 3oston 1. iBrcckt'yn 4, Pittsburgh 1. Cincinnati 5, Philadelphia AMERICAN I.EAGT7V New York 12 .Chicago 4. Washington 5, Cleveland 1 Philadelphia 9. Detroit 5. •Boston 7, St. Lculs G. Pet 30 .o74 40 .551 40 .549' The Fltzpntrick Jewelers, bchin 45 .SCO the three-hit pitching of 44 .470 Bcvil. downed the strong Russe 4T .460 Tractor Co. girls team of Wes 55 .368 Memphis 12 to 2 at Walker Par 52 .429 last niVit. The Jewelers hat! very litt little trouble In defeating the We,<j Memphis team and scored a linos at will after the first two Inning W. Hawkins, the Jewelers rigl llclder, was the big Rim In he team's offensive attack, collcctii a double and three singles in fou I trips to the nlnte. Stupencli, Brns field and Routines accounted for th I visitors three Dingles. ' Billings worked on the moui for the West Memphis nine allowed eight hits. In ihe preliminary game. Ihc O ceola Kiwanlans poumicd out 8 to 2 victory over the Blylhcvi a. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAOCV New Orleans nt Memphis, night. Nashville at Birmingham. Chal!:tnoo(>a nt Atlanta. Mobile at Little Rock. NATIONAL LEAGUE •Brooklyn at PiltKbiir?h. Philadelphia at Cincinnati. New York at Chicago. Boston at St. Louis, night. Kiwnnls Club team. Jo/fin' Joe Leads Hitting NEW YORK. July 20. Outfielder Joe Read Courier News Want Ads. Your Credit Is Good at DELTA! Silliinlay Owl Show 'Escape in the Desert" a Warner 15nis. I'iuture Also Sliurts Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 1:30 p.nv Yankees overtook (Ul'> of f rnanagcr-short- AMERICAN LEAGUE CI-.icaRO at New York. Clcvr.'aud at Washington. Detroit at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Boston. A Hawaiian pineapple company u.-c.s a 102.0:0-ga'.lon walcr tank shaped like -,v pincnrple, on its Honolulu plantation. stop Lou Boudreau of Cleveland for the American League's bntting leadership during Ihc past neck, official averages disclosed today. While DiMnggio shot to the top for games played up to and Including July 21. Harry Walker of the Phillies clung to the National League leadership with the same percentage as the Yankee Fly- chaser, .344. Last Time Today "The Desert Horseman' with din*. Starred anil Smiley Kurnctte Serial: "Lost City of the Junjle" Also Shorls Saturday Midnitc Show Starts at 10:15 |l.m. "Dangerous Money" \iilh Sidney Tolci as Charlie Chnn <;!ori:i Warmer Also Slirnlr, Our- leaky faucet may waste more Mian 400 gallons of wutcr day. POOLE MOTOR CO. *. Phone SUcle 41 with n homer. Mickey Hcafncr of the Washing th?ir I tou Senators pitched a tlnec-hil fourlri straight triumph. Relief i>it- ' lc r against Cleveland to win. chcr Harry Dorish. the winner. l « 1 drove In what proved to be his winning run with a squeeze bunt in the fifth Inning. The Detroit Tigers dropped third place when they lost Pfcpini; Turns Curliril OKLAHOMA O1TY (UP)—Habitual peeping toms would be -subject to prison terms of m to live years under a bill unanimously ap- lirovcd by the Oklahoma ^enale. The measure provides a penalty up to one year in Jail and SICO fine for the first offense. More automobile acoidents nccm during Sctcmber. Octcbrr. and No vcnnbcr Ihan any ot-brr .seiison o the year. to to Philadelphia, 9 to 5. Phil Marchtl- don scored his llth victory for the A's as Eddie Joost backed him up An outdoor incense burner, nea La-ma temple, Peking, China, is 1- feet high. DO YOU HAVE $5 or $5000? THEN . . . THIS IS FOR YOU! EARL WALKER & SON PLUMBERS Contracting and Repair Service Prompt Scmc«—-Local and Out of Town , Phone 3553 Tiring your savings or investments to Blytlicville [>; Federal for "something belter" much hotter! Increase V; the rale of earnings on your savings; every dollar of £; your money from ?1.00 up draws full earnings, rc- 5; gardlcss of tho size of account. Kvery account is insured by an instrumentality of the U. S. Government up to $5000.00 BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION Sunday and Monday M-G-M's Vuroarious Musical Hit NO LEAVE, NO LOVE" with an Jo! i USD n :iml Krciuui Wyim J'arnmotinl News mid Hlinrts Bring Tractors or Combines to Us ior Repairs Sunday and M(tnd»T 'My Brother Talks to Horses" with Ijutch .lenliins nnd Filter Lawford Selected Shorts COMING SOON! David O. Sclznick's 'DUEL IN THE SUN" Gregory Pnck with and Jennifer Get ready for us. We arrange work clone best in the fall rush by using your credit with long, easy payments on aJl repair farm machinery. Here you ge fc the factory-trained mechanics to properly comli- season. Sec us R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. lion your machinery for the coining today for an estimate on all work you need done! Last Time Today "Saddle Serenade" with .Timmv AVakcly Cur toon aiiH !Mh Chapter "Miiitlmnt tin Mystery Is la ml" Saturday Owl Show "i Cover the Town" with Fhillip Kccil, Hillary Brooke Also Hliorls 3/2 SOUTH ZHP ST. PHONE863 1 1 '»' i! 124 W. Ash St. Phone 3545 MXX^«*«*«*x*«*r^xx>!;>i>^^^ I I BLYTHEVILLE LEGIOH ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE Reserved Seal, „, 8-le at the Lesion . A , . . Monday, July ANYWHERE! Included) BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH CHERRY VALINA and LEFTY PACER versus DON KEENE and JACK MOODY ALSO 2 I-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Cherry Valina % Don Keene % vs. Jack^Moody \ Lefty Pacer Sunday and Tuesday ROMANCE UNLIMITED in Jimmy's new , picture!{ Monday . Bsulah Bondi -Ward Bond • Frank Faylen Gloria Gtahame • proceed snd OitKl«<i ty {„.» fl« b W««S WWW KKO News nnd Short

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