The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 30, 1947 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 30, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 1947 Wholesalers Lead League ;| Smokenouse Team i Drops Into Tie i For Second Place i A three-run rally In the sixth in {jung was enon°h | 0 give the S.ill- ba Wholesalers r-.:i 11 to 7 victo j over the Johns Smokehouse nine 'last night and also gave them the rlfeMH (o claim sole ownership of first place in i.'ic City Softbnll League standing The Wholesaler; overcame a H.'e- pun lead in the early innings n'ld .went on to win the all-important ,t-;t that may give them the leio,, 0 jpennant The loss shoved Ihe Johns i"ine inlo seeond place. i The -Smokehouse gang jumper! on ipitcher Harvey Dorris in the M!•:•'. (inning and had very lltile trouble jwith ' them tlioroughout the entire ['Nt as they out-hit Die Wholesalers |8 to c but rive errors committed by • Smokehouse players, hurt them ibadly. L. W. Filzhiujh opposed Dor- ;i'is on the mound. : The Johns team took over iho .jlead in the frame by scoring jl'A'o runs on a single by p. n. p os . ?'<"', a double by Leon Ashby arid ; a wild pitch. They added ' three tiuore tallies in the seeond stanna joii three hits, a walk and a rield- <crji choice to B o ahead 5 to 0 but ;the Wholesalers bounced back-in jtheir half of the second and scor- ;«1, six tallies on two hits, a walk ; ;and three errors. ' ' ! Johns went nhcad again In th« .fourth frame scoring two runs on I three straight hits hut their lead [did not last-long as the Wholes'il- jers added two more runs in their half of, the inning. The Saliba nine {added their final three tallies in • lie last of the sixth inning, with • umpire Johnn v Plietz caltiiw the Jtilt after this inning. .! Bob Mullen, ccnterfielder for the .Johns nine, rapped out two con- isecutive triples to deep center ifield to uace (he field in hitting {Harvey led the Salibas at jthe plate with a triple to left field ' Eich Team Advances ! U>y Eich moved into a second >p!ace lie with the Smokehouse Steam by defeating the Ark-Mo 'Kdowalters ' 'last night. JKilowatters another rinto the league cellar. . Tom Dorris started on the mound for the Etchers and gave up only two hits but his wildness kept him m trouble constantly and forced Manager Pete Biirham to him to center field in the BLTTHBVUJJB fAftXJ OOOBDBR Cotton Pickers Off for State Tournament Dodgers Defeat Redbirds 4 to 0 Brooklyn Morale Increases With St. Louis Victory The Blytheville Cotton Pickers, champions of District Five, will leave tomorrow for Little Rock to participate In the State American Legion Junior Baseball Tournament which will be held this weekend The Cotton Pickers drew a bye in the fust round play and will meet Hie winner of the Little Rock-Port Smith tussle which will open Ihe tourney play tomorrow night. Winner of the lournamenl will represent Arkansas in the National tournament. Lett to right, scaled—Leon Ashby. pitcher and infielder; Ken- Courier News Photo neth Merrill, pitcher; Bob Mullen, pitcher uinl outfielder; and Don Hunch, pticher and Infielder. Second • row-Manager Joe Whltloy. Lloyd Kounln Jr.. catcher; R. O. Uelknap, utility indelder; Clifton Wlxson, infielder; Jack Duclos, Inlleldcr; Homer Smilli, inlleld- er; and Jerry Itolllnnsworlh. Back row— Laymon Hensun, utility Inileldei'; Cordon Hammock, ouiflcld- er; Lavon Rusley, oullU-lder; 1)111 Lonu. ontllelder' Alvin Duclos. indelder; Harold Wind, outfielder mid pitcher; and Nick Shivley, business m;ii'a!;er. Chick Star, His Sore Thumb Healed, Bats With a Vengeance ATLANTA. Ga.. July :)0. iup. — A jammed thumb usually doesn't mean much to a big guy like Ted Khisewski. towering first sucker of the Memphis Chicks. — but doctor James Prothro, Ihe c'entist who (|»it yanking teeth to in<i:iR.. e ball clubs, thinks a sore th-.rnii may | for nine ssifeties have cost his team a ch.incp eighth with one aboard. Second place' New Orleans faltered before Little Rock 7 lo :i as Bill Evans and Carl Lmdmlist limiled i MnnnilTis' the Bayou Bombers to seven -hits I L'Ule n.irk while Jim Atkins and .fireman Hnr- I IT KimberJin were being knocked BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHpBN LEAOUK W. L. Mobile 6!) 41 New Or.'.eans ,...' .., lift 41 Atlanta SS (S3 Chattanooga. . ........ 58' M Nashville S3 fit Birmingham 55 57 -17 01 41) 72 PACT 8KVCM NEW YORK. July 33. <UI') — A vcnr ago indav. m'o Doduers led Uic St, l/.-irs Cardiiuds by 3-1:2 wines inul ,:„,„ !lls , UlL , ,i ommlll In u |>l:m>rt ; uiiluy ihc nodni>rs lend by .'iKbl icamcs and are Just darlnn hi-lnry lo t,y | o r( , |)t ,. u | ( . A yciir nto, ni K hi, (he Dodders edged (tie Ciiidinuls In a bil- t*r tame ai Kbbuls Field. 2 lo !; Inst niicht Hrooklyn defeated (lie Ret aivds nt SIJHI Ismail's P,irk, -I to 0. And theivin lies the nuise ol the DailBi-r ()>timl;rn. when Brook i. vi» cnn win convincingly ill St. Louis, tin' Dodger morale j,u. s n peak, and srinc allies think lirock- lyn hus nothini; tut morale. They h:\< ntitliiii K but Harry Taylor l«si nixhl, and he proved lo U- (Din- runs butler than I he whole »-d,-| ( | championship Cardinal l, The 28-year-ohl riahlhamii'r allowed only three EC-uttered hits, bnlli-tl in three nrooklyn runs ;.ml scored tin- ronrlh .hl'nself, us hi- psi-oilcd Ihr Dodn- ers to (hen- mh slrulglil. victor,'. Pet Larry Jnnsen BO I his 10th pilcli- .027 hi|; victory us the New York O'/.inls .534 dofcnti',1 Chielnnnll. 2 to 1. .Wlllard .509; Marshall hit his 2tuh homer for .500 the Olisnts' first run xnd . two .•-•hljiles lilul n squeeze bunt tiroitijlit home the \vimilnx tally. .495 .•Ml .435 Southern Association pcnn.iii' this year. Towering Tec.! sat cu the Chick bench for two weeks nuning his sore thumb and during th-i'. time his teammates did little better than keep ahead of the last place Lit'.'e Rock Travelers. Kill's halting av- eiage---a healthy .391 was overlooked because., of his idleness. But last Sunday the mauling first sacker shook off his bandages, llm- , , - •— bered up his muscles and started tc 4 in the nightcap I wading iu. The 220-pound former The loss pushed the | University of Indiana star who is game deeper , the property of the Cincinnati Reds slammed out eight lilts in IU times at the plate — including two singles, two doubles, three triples, a home run and a 550-foot foul drive that missed being a homer by in- send dies, sixch I The oak-legged first sacker can- fit Sic winner and Atkins nings that he worked. Pat Chitman, Kilmvutter left fielder, accounted for half of his team's runs will, a ],ome,run in the lifth inning with one mate i- board. Ed Brctherick paced the Eichers at the plate with a double and two singles in four trips. Mauriello Touted to Lick Lesnevich in Charity Bout i- paced his • teammates to a 1 to 1 | triumph over t.he Mobile Bears in the first of a doubleheader in Memphis. His home run In the fourth with one on" was all that, slabber Prank Hoerst needed as he coasted to a five hit victory, his seventh of the season. All this was off. Little Roy Boles, the league's leading pitcher, who was trying for his !3th win, but who was charged with his fourth defeat ar.d who had to have relief NEW YORK, July 30. (UP) — Fat Tami Mauriello was favored n»Ji li! t0 5 to beut Glls Lesnevich, light heavyweight champion, in their non-title 10-round bout that ) headlines the cancer-fmid fight show at Ebbets Field tonight. This will be their third meeting. They fought twice for the light heavyweight crown in 1941 and T <*111f»V Ifll II 41 *•*«*, •tllil .„ »..,..j i,j v ct those T (lecisi ™ i" eachdorff held the L . '___ ^'i 10 -^'-^- Hart homered the charged with the loss. The Crescent city crew kept ahead of third place Atlanta who bowed lo the revived Nashville Vots here. The voi sluggers collected is hits of righthander De.vey Adkins for n 1 to 3 win behind Pete Mnl- lory's 10-hil chucking. The inllinl Cracker score was a fourmaster by Babe Ellis in the fourth with none on. NATIONAL LEAUCK W. L. Brooklyn 61 'JB St. Louis 51 42 New York 48 41 Boston 50 43 Cincinnati is 51 Chicago 4+ 53 Pittsburgh ;t8 58 Philadelphia 37 M PiU.stm-Kh toiled the Hoslon Urnves. 0 lo 5. Prank C.ustiiie made four hits lo run tils slreak to 31 slralRhl. panics.' .phll Musi Pet. led .Boston with Unee lilts iuclud- •i>-^ i h:;^ a homer. •i«| ciil.s Defeat rhllllrs .53(1, The Cubs scored five runs in •MB ihe seventh innlnu lo boat the •414 Phillies, fi lo •!. Charley Scliunz ••ICS, walked in what proved lo be the AMERICAN LEAGUE •New York Boston Detroit G4 52 49 49 L, Pet -104 «<([inlii<! run utter Al .lurislch dis- .400 sipatecl an early 4 ,to 0 Phi! lead. Boston's Red 'SON dropped 10-1-2 names behind the pennant-bound Ne.iv York Ynnkoes by losing lo Chattanooga stick work failed when needed last night and the •.. . third place Lookouts collapsed be-! Philadelphia -, a -,, fore (he onrushing Birmingham Cleveland 41 4} Barons who appear ready to mix in 'Washington 41 40 the thick of the current fight. 'Chicago 41 " The Barons scored a 10 to 2 win SL Louis 33 behind John Orphnl as (hey blasted four 'Booga hurlcrs. lioth leai \ garnered 11 safeties but the Barons landed on starter I iither KIIDIT In the first for five scores and a commanding lead which was never headed. Series finales are scheduled tonight with teams moving tomorrow. .667 Cleveland, s lo 1. - .. Ed Hoblitso.. , Jill, two home runs to help Hob •S3.] Feller lo his I3th victory. Fe-'lcr .6CJ unve up eUhl hits ami seven walks .«7,!)«rore reliiiiiR | n the ninth with .450 H bllslereil finger. .4271 Three balks, ouch of which .363 brcueht In a run. featured the Hank Grsenberg Disturbed Over tO Hit- Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN I.EAGtTE Mmphls 7-2. Mobile 1-10. Little Rock 7, New Orleans 3. iBirmhighnm 10. Chattanoot'ii 2. Nashville 7, Atlanta 3, provide the only PITTSBURGH, July 30. (UP) - - .-..,., i S Hank Orecnhurg, w ho led the from Jo e Powers in tile fifth. ' American League in home runs George (Shotgun) shuba homered last y ear - probably won't bo -on first base today when the Pittsburgh pirates start their doubleheader with Manager Billy Soulh- -.vorth's Boston Braves. Pirate Manager Billy Herman said last night that Greenberg was benched at his own request before (he first game of Pittsburgh's don- bleheadcr with Brooklyn last Sunday. Herman saying: "I haven't been hitting, so you might as well take me out for a while for the good of the club~" Greenberg has been in a slump since July 13. In his last 14 games lie batted .134, collecting only fiv- hits in 38 times at bat. His season hatting average i s .257. for the losers to Mobile tally. Bears Win Seconil Game The Bears eanie back with a vengeance to cop the nine inning nightcap 10 to 2 topping off their scoring with a six run rally in the ninth. The Bears pounded out 18 hits in this game while Mon- ilcks lo four blows, for Mobile in the Your Credit Is Good at DELTA! Bring Tractors or Combines to Us for Repairs Gel ready for the fall rush by using your credit with us. We arrange long, easy payments on all repair work done on farm machinery. Here yon get the best in factory-trained mechanics to properly condition your machinery f or the coming season. See 1:5 today for an estimate on all work you need done! INTERNATIONAL 'HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH 2Z? ST. PHONE863 quoted C'reenbers; as \ Close Vote LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 30. (up> — Eighteen-year-old youths nrc eligible to play in American gion in ihe closing minutes of its state convention here yesterday. The resolution raising the age limit from 17 years was introduced by William Voss. chaii—.an of Ihe junior baseball program. It wo-s adopted on a standing vole of 106 to 1C3 after heated debate. NATIONAL LEAOCTC Chicago 5, 'Philadelphia 4. New York 2, Cincinnati 1 .1'.Pittsburgh' 6, Boston-5. ..,, Brooklyn 4, St. Louis 0. AMERICAN tEAGtm C'cvelan ( ] 5. Boston 1, Philodcliihia 5, Chicago 2. St. -Louis H, Washington 2. Only games. 3t. Louis Hrowns' 8 A Kiss for An Ace , iij In i hi i wlikli he lilt n holc-ln-cme ilurlnn tin- first round Sill,000 Columbus InvltiiUonal Oprn. Marchl sank the nee on the liiii-yard lillh holiv City -Tennis Tournqment Is Planned •Plans for a city ilemils tournament for men, women, toys jaivl girls, were formulated nt a meet'- l"K of u,e Blythevllle Y's Tmnis ' Cominltlec in the City Hal) |i<i(, night, 'Wilson Henry, chairman of (he commlUce announceU tcday. '(he plans call for 10-day tour- immont In IK held at Wa'krr Park Ai^iist 15-24, hq said. Play In the loinnnmcnl will he open to residents of myMicville and Its Ini- iv.edlale vicinity, Trophies will be awarded l/w winners of the singles contests in nil divisions with medals and other pitas to be awarded to other winners. The tournament will he divided into four brackets, mvn. women, Junior toys, and Junior uirls, ho .Mild, The Junior brackets will coti- s'lst el players who have not reached their nth birthday for the lioys and their iftlj, for the girls. Persons Interested in competing In the tourney must register at the Y iln plenty of time for (he pairings lo be made, Mr. Henry aid. Complete-results and pairinM >'H1 be announced later. Tlie Tunnls Committee Is composed of Mr. Uniiry. Kendall Berry, -"d fiiVj Sinllh. Pelicans Plan Air Trip Home From Little Rock Traveler Field Games bl'I'll-r. ItCOK, A,k.. .luiv .'10. (DPI 'I'lie New Oilcans rellcain; announced today (hat u,e v will lly lionu- IcinlBht, folliuvlng i|, P |,. Iinul tiniiiR with the cellar-bound Ultle Hock raveleis. The mi)V( > will fel a mecedenl in (he fionlliern /issodallon. 'l j el M'.ina|!cr Fred Wallers snid "It will cost ircm $10 to $12 more per man, bill 2-1,2 liolliy. in Liu- air will be -better limn 111 hours on the train." •However, he added Mint tb,. Pols lirobiibly won't make munv ulr trl]is. BI Y thcYillc 'Y' Midgets Lose to Yarhro 6 to S Thn Varbro Oriule School nine pushed across one run in the elfthth InnhiR lo d,,',v n the lllylhevllle Y Mldltets (I In r. In n game pliiyed on tile' Yarhro diamond ye.itontnv afternoon. The MldKCls came from behind In lli» sovonlh liinhiK to knot the score in n-all mid force the K nme (0 extra Innings. Abbott, left fielder for the Yarbro team, opened the eluhth Inning with a Irililc. and scored when Thompson wound out ti> Ihn Infield, l.unglcy Inirled for the Midgets and KIIVC up 0 ,,ly three hlt« bu-: errors by his (eliminates proved cosily, Byniini pitched for |h« v lo- tor.f aiuliiiiYe, up Nut So l(n,| a Hlsk lI'OIiT-LANll. Me. (IfPI _ Wild) — - „ to 2 victory Oranville R. Leu observed his nisi over .Washington. Ray ScarboroiiK'n birthday, 'hi- lecalU-d Hint an In- •nade two of the balks and Sam'surance coinpany turned hlni down Zoldak ol El. Louis, who went the ns a "I route, committed the other, Vein Stephens belted three Brownie lilts, one being an inslde-lhe.-park homer. The Philadelphia 'Athletics beat the Chicago While Sox, 5 to 2, but lost Hank 'Majc.skl. Udrd bnse- risk" In HUM. two-run single. The Yankees and DeliHlt did not play . man wlio was "benned" by one of Bull. Harris's, fast balls In! the five- run fourth Inning. Mnjeski was kFiocked uiL-onaclous and taken to a hospital. Whining pitcher Phil Marchlldon helped himself nlth a Third Round in Meadow Club Net Tourney Starts' SOUTHAMPTON. N. Y., July 30, 'UP) — Top-Seeded Gurtliinr Mulloy of Coral Gr.blcs, Fla., and second-seeded William Talbert of Wilmington, Del., were e.'.pocled to face stiff competition today In the third round of the 57th annual Meadow Club Invitation Tennis Tournament, Mulloy, who coasted to n C-3. C-4 victory yesterday over Alan. Watson of Short Hills. N. J., will face highly regarded Victor gcl'xar. of Philadelphia Fourth seeded Ed Moyan of San Franckco, was one point awav from defeat when he rallied to beat Sam Daniel u| Columbia, S. C 2-G, 7-5, 0-3. Bob Falkenbiirg hnd : to play three sets to eliminate George Pcro of Coral Gables Flu 5-7. a-I, 6-0. Yesterday .Stan—Harry Taylor sa-year-old Dodger righthander who set the Cards down with three hits and batted In three runs In •Brooklyn's •! to 0 victory. He scored the fourth run himself, as Brooklyn .vciil eiglit Rumes h front. Today's Games SOUTHERN IJtAODI Nl|:ht Kames: Mobile nt Memphis. 'Nnshvlllc al Atlanta. CliuttimooHu. at iBlrmlnghani. New Oilcans at Ijtlle Rock. NATIONA1, LEAOOK ili.-Mtuii HI, Plt-litbiuijli (2). 'New York at Cincinnati. Plli'adulphla at Chicago. • 'Brooklyn at st. Louis, night. AMERICAN LEAOtTK El. Louts ut WashliiKtnii, nluhl, Chlr:ni:o al Phllftdelnhia, nljht, Di'lroll nl New York > Clei-eland at Boston. Telephone Film Shown At ^Members oj the Lions Club saw a film on the life of Alexander Graham Bell and the development of the telephone at their weekly meeting yesterday noon at the Hole! Noble. Guests were Bill Byrd of Blylhe- ville and Bill Winters of St. Louts. Immediate Delivery A Gould's Automatic Water System Gives you the most for your dollar Farmers Terms Part this Fall-Part Next Fall HARDWARE CO. Inc. HOME OF FAMOUS BfiAMDS 136 V/.MAIN ST. PHONE 515 LOTSOFFUNFORALL OLD CAR DERBY At the Mississippi Co. Fairgrounds Sunday, Aug. 3,2:30 p.m. AND EACH SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER THRILLS! SPILLS! FUN GALORE! • Full Racing • Stock Model Program! Racers! See the Jalopies in Action! ADM. 60c Sponsored by Dud Cojon Post 24, of the American Legion Juniors Start Match Hay PRORIA, III, July SO. (UP) _ oslky nrown. Chattanooga. Tcnn and Hob t'elers. Kansas City, Kan , shared medal honori; today an mulch piny opened in Ihe second annual National Junior Golf Tournament. They, ilrccl two-under-nar H2's during the 3(l-!iolc qualltyine rounds yesterdiiy. llaex Wore Developed When Ihe Unlled aiatCK became surfeited with ealliiK peanuti.more than 300 other uses for the goober nul were developed. Today, prac- llcally every home uses -a p.eanut product every day. Optn at TiOO p.m.; Starts 7:30 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday "BOYS RANCH" Jackie (Bulch) Jeukin* James Crai^ ,- .': '' News und Shorts ;, .. Friday iinr) .Sji "Lonesome Trail .rimmle H'akely I.M (Lasses) While Sluirls New Theater Manila's Finest •hawi EVKRT NIOHT Mttlne* Batardaj A Snnd»j B»i OpeiM Week ll»ji 7:t* p.m. B*(.-tam. 1 BJM. Cont. Sluwtnc Wednesday und Thursday 'Carnival in Costa Rica' with IXck Hajmcs, Vcra Elfcn Friday 'Swing the Western Way' Ken Murray Hoosier Hot Shots COMING SOON! David O. Selinich's "DUEL IN THE SUN" with Gregory Peek and Jennifer Jones RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday and Thursday "DICK TRACY YS. CUEBALL with Mortem Conw»j,- News-ami Comedy

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