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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 31, 1947
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^THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1947 VolsWinAnother fromAtlantaNine Mobile, Too, Suffers Defeat at Hands of Memphis Chicks ATLANTA, da., July 31. <UP) — The Allanla Crnckcrs, like Georgia's governors, saw double today hi n pair of consecutive 7 to 3 lick- Ings by Nashville, hut the "hex" wasn't potent enough to shake Ihcin from third place in the Southern Association standings. V On Tuesday, Hie Vols pasted Iho wesiirgent Crackers, 7 to 3, Her'!. Last night It was the same limp, only second verse. And this time it was big Ben Waclc. the darling of the Dixie strikeout clan, who r.el them clown. Where Pete Mallory had dcmiu- ecl 10 safeties the night, befor". big Ben doled out nine — one ;• third-inning homer by Cracker key- stoner Ben Steiner with none aboard. Besides flawless support Wade's mates gave him 14 foin(;]ev, the Crackers three errors and re- liefer Roy Bush took a licking. It left the Crackers nursing a record of 12 wins in their last/18 outings and still in third place by a margin of .one-half game ovp; Nashville. The I3irmln«rmm Bfirons ecl t ;oii out Chattanooga 5 to 4 and thereby moved up int- a tie for 5th place with the Lookouts. Chatlanoojja bunched its t'liiv tallies in the jcve.itb But tr.e ll.i- rons rushed across two runs in Lh« I last of the ninth to take the edz:. Gene Babbitt, u-Vo iplicvcd Frank Nelson in the eighth, held !..•: Lookouts seorelosii after Me Hvrnih and set the sUj-' fo; the flaior.s to give Toeurs a working over in the ninth. Bu-.-iy Kahn fl'.im- med a four-mast?.- \\lih "lie on in the fourth for B!r.rrii';ii:t:n v.iiich ^helped. Memphis piled up six n'.t ace righthander John Hal! in three innings at home, touched fireman Roy Whitaker for three ir.oro in the fifth and one in the eighth and coasted to a 10 to 5 triumph over Mobile's league-leading bi'ars. Between them, Hall and Whitaker gave up 15 hits, while the Bears could wring only nine from Zip Veverka. That loss, together with New Orleans' 8 to 1 walloping of Little Rock in Pebtown, cut Mobile's lead over the second-place pelicans a full game. Waiting until the sixth to overcome the Pebs' one-run lead, the Pelicans chased Wcs Livengood to the showers with a three-run outburst, added two more in the sev- (A&KJT COtJRfiKB NFWS West Indian Wind Mauriello Wins Over Lesnevich With this ground-clc-vourinc strkle. West Indian K. McDonald Bailey wins the 100-yard dash in 9.9 seconds in tho liritish Amateur Athletic Association's Championships at London's White Cilv 7947 World Series Shaping Up For Yankees, Dodgers Contest NEW YORK. July 31. IUP1 — There still was some doubt about a "nickel world series" this year, hut the doubt concerned the fare, not the participants. . three Brooklyn and the New York Van- [ The Phillies, paced by John Wy- kees appeared to be "in." The subway fare is "up li air" as city fathers Wrangle the over whether they shall continue at a nickel, or make it eight cents or a dime, or both, a nickel and dime at different limes. TlTey hoped to settle the matter by application of common-sense arithmetic, and it was the same simple arithmetic, which enabled fans to place the Brooks and the Yanks in the series. When Brooklyn scraped past St. Louis last night-. 11 to 10 In 10 in- By .TACK cttnnv (United Pr«s Sports Wr«<•>•) NEW YORK. July 31. (UP) -^ Two more potential'caiulldntes /.«• a November fight with Joo ijiii'S eliminated themselves last ntKlit when veteran Gus Lesilevlcli managed to sornire Ilirniiah with ;,n upset 10-rcmml decision over Trinl Mnurlello In tlic c'ltiror-fimrt tight show nl Eubets iel'l. Entering tho ciKhlli rnmul, LO.S nevlch — world llglil heavywelgh rlininplnii— seemed to hnvc the Louts shot tied tip; he had piled HI) such n loud. And the 24.000 fnnr, who had paid $102,995 wondered if fat Tumi from the Bronx conk' last the distance Hut enrly in that eighth session. Mil Mnurlello nailed Ilia lighter opponent with a smashing to the chin Hint buckled the knee.' of the light heavyweight king froir Clirrstde, N. J. Again Mauriello threw Unit saiiK smashing right that Imil knocke< Louis into the ropes nt Yankee Stadium last September; and Ues- ncvich was so bndly hurt thnt It seemed he might lill the deck, lint he didn't. Instead, he took n thorough battering for the eighth round. And he tried to light ba;'k against Maurlnllo's swarming a't- tack In Hie ninth and lOtli sessions. Lesnevich —-the biscuit - faced lighl-bi'own-hnh-cd Rnssinn---miglu I linve recuperated from the cij,'hth T i round blows had lie not been spot| ting, the blackrhnlrcd Italian is'.i i pounds and eight years. Reds in Ihelr half of the loth. It' . AUno "8li Mnuricllo entered the was Blackwell's Ilrst loss since the "" x ril ™ 1 '«l at T,<. to ;>. largely Phillies beat him May 4. and mari» ' u °eansc lie outweighed the light his season record 'IB won mul ' hc;lv5 ' ^"K 13V l»»nds to 17814,' il lost. | was lighter Lomcvlch • who made a. "walk-away" of the first seven rostek'x three-run homer In ih« rounds of the bout. Ohe After Another the first inning, debited Cubs, 9 to 2. ' Braves, Pirates Split 1'air The Braves and pirates split a pair. Kirby Higbe's five-hit hmllns gave Pittsburgh the opener, S tj a, as he settled down after Bob | Elliot, touched him for a two run J first-inning homer. Boston won tin j second game, 8 to 5, taking | take of three Pirate errors in the third inning to get three runs and then hold that lead. Prank CSus- Mnurlcllo, only 24, will continue campaigning r.s n heavyweight. Lesnevich, 32. will rest for a couple of months before defending his crown against some logical opponent. Louis will produce somehow a non-lillo opponent for November. , tine's jiittlne streak was stopped at nings, it. stretched the Dodgers • 21 games by Charley Barrett in the winning streak to 12 games and their National L^agir, lead , to nine games. And when the Yankees beat Detroit, 8 to 5, while Cleveland drubbed the second-place E?cd State Legion Baseball Title Playoff Begins Crucial Games Tonight in City League Stymie Wears Million Mark For Turf Wins Two In Ihe are scheduled lo be City Softball League Schoolboy Howe, left; of the Philli-f ccnKi atnlates Ewdl lilack- well of tlic lleds on lengthening his siring in yoinp after linbe Marquard's modern major league record of 1(1 consecutive vie- lories, established as a Ciianl in 1912, Itowo became co-holder of the modern American League mark, by l>'i|!!!iii|: 10 in 1'JIM. 1 Innltfit with . Charlie's Electric HUT-llnn Phillip Motor nine h Hie firrl game and Owen-! Drugittats |:li<yiny Hays storo In the night Tonight's lilts ure Important "to O.vens. Charlie's and Hays Inasmuch us they may to n deciding li::lor ns to who will be the fourU In Ihe pluy-off. Owens needs n win to cinch their• hnrth, Hays coulii u"c u win over the Orug- Klsls In order lo head the list of liesilblo.s, und the TOIec-'rlcliins will need n sUn innlRhl and next week stuy Jn the unuilng. II will be Just another game 'lo ie Molflnnen. The second rontesl tonight will v the miter or attention, for O.V'sns and Hays lire iTi'.cd on lout Ihe same , i :~ii!e. However, the KRlst.s \\ill be Ki'cnlly hanill- upped ;due lo the loss 01 several 'layers. Incluiling. their short slop Simpson, who Is reported 111 with imumonlu .and Iheli- second base- nan Wajnc mill, who Is off at ichool. And dun'In these sbssiicos, lie ClrMsvs will hold a slight n tonight's contest, feASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTKKKN L&AGuB Mobile New Oilr:ms Atlanta . ... Birmingham Meinphls . .. Little R-_-;'k .. 07 55 E4 5I>' Eti 4B 45 .sea .SC5 .410 .33-1 NATIONAL LEAUOE W. L. 'Brooklyn . New • York .. St. Louis .. Boston Cincinnati . Chicago . .. PitlsburHii i-hiladelphla U2 4!) 51 50 40 4'1 40 39 Pet. .i;44 .543 ,400 .411 .4% New AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet- York (55 When Two Heads Are Not.Better Than One LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. July 31 ,. 'UP)—The Arkansas American Le- Boston 52 Eton Junior 'Baseball championship Detroit 40 Bosox 13 I'lavoff.opens today in Little Rock.] Philadelphia 4B —six runs wlth L ' ttlc rtock ' s defending chain- 1 Cleveland « * * | islon Doughboys playing host lo the ----Port Smith ranchill victors. . The winner of today's gniue will meet. Blylheville Friday. North Little Ror:k nnd CnnVdeii' are also rnrded lor Friday. 'Die finals of ithe double eliminaiiion f.oi|rncy will .be held Sunday. Probable ftatteries- for today's Knme are: Little Rock—Ernie -Funk Two heads are not better than one when ballplayers go after the same fly ball. First baseman Phil Cavarretta, left, managed to hang onto one hit high in the air at Wrigley Field by the Giants' pitcher Clint Hartung, despite the persistence of second baseman Bob Sturgeon. The Cubs won, 5-3. opener. Cleveland walloped the to 7, on two big innings in the first Inning and seven in the sixth. Joe Gordon's two run homer Sox. 13 to 'I, New York's lead climaxed the first inning. swelled to llli games. The St. Louis Browiis beat Wosh- The Yankees have 57 games left j Ington, 2 to 1, when Eddie Yost and Boston has GO In Ihe otU-;r , fumbled n ground ball in the nth race. Brooklyn has 57 and'the Cards ' inning and allowed Paul Lehner 60. Last night, with two.qut_in the to score from third base. ninth inning and Brooklyn six runs Rudy York's two run homer In '.oe 1 ahead, St. Louis rallied with a first inning and a triple by Cassia sncokie Hamilton. Fort Smith rattle oj singles and tied the score. Michaels in the fourth inning pro- But in the 10th inning Gene Her- j vklcd the Chicago White Sox with manski doubled and Peewee Reese 'as to 2 victory over the PhlTaclel- delivered the big hit to score him ' phia Athletics. and Clyde King held the lead. Jini Hearn, sixth Cird hmler, was loser. George Kurowski, who walked in the big ninth, hit- a three-run homer in the sixth inning. Yankees Win From Detroit The Yankees Jarred Detroit, a to 5, with Larry Berra's grand slam borne run the big blow as New York came back from a~3 to o deficit to beat Pr.ul Trout. Pnil- Rizzuto t;ol three hits for the' Yanks, including a homer. I The Giants, protecting the re- ralkenberg to Meet cord of 10 straight pitching vie- * lories set by Tim Reefe of the 18SV New Yorkers and tied by Rub: 1 Marquard of John McGraw's 1912 team, halted Ewell Blackwell's winning string at 1C gair-cs as they beat the Cincinnati Re^s in 10 innings. 5 lo 4. Walker Cooper and Willard Marshall hit home runs off Blackwel! to keep New Y.-.vk in the game, and in the 10th l!;c star righthander walked Bob B!,u- tner, who took second on a sacrifice and scorc;l on Buddy Kcrr's single. Monty Kennedy held tiie Yesterday's Star: — Peewee Reese whose 10th inning hit drove in Gene Hermanski with the winning run against St. Louis in a game which might have had a tremendous psychological effect on the pennant race had St. Louis won after Us six-run rally in the ninth inning. Washington Chicago . St. Louis 32 42 43 48 45 50 SS 58 .5r>3 .Mi .4SI Osccola Indians To i*lay Tyronza Tigers Tonight 1 C'SCEC-liA. July. 31-.—The Osceol: Indians w.d n.eel Hie 'lyron/u Tic frs tonight nl 8 o'clock nl. !lv O3ccoln High School Aihletb Field 'Fi:ul -HlatJavood. a ildhthahdei prclttbly will luce the Tigers <n the ri'ciiiul \\ltli Lefty AlcXiinde and .Bill Conners on hand for pos sible relief roles. The Indians will entertain i strong semi-pro nine from Pultor Ky.. nt the high s;-hool Held Hun day alterniH'n. Clninr time for Hi! contest Is 3 n in. Tonight's starting ILneup is follows: Hube lloyce. right field Frank McClendon. short slop; Lc5 He Speck. Ihli-d Ijnsc; Joe Murth second r.ass: Troy Bollck. lef field; Hugh Wright, center flcli Robert iBeHord. first bnse; Gen Armslrong. cutcl-er; and Pai .Dlackwoofl, pitch. enth and rammed across three more in the ninth to win. Tt was Cress' victory all Ihe way. He held the Pebs to four hits. •Hea fty- Vigorous -full-bodied SOUTHAMPTON. N. Y.. Julv 31. (UP)—Bob Falkenturg of Hollywood and Francisca Seaura of Ecuador and Miami wore scheduled to meet today in the featured quarterfinal mr.trh of Ihe Meadow Club invitational tennis tournament. The California!! eliminated Jack Tuero of New Orleans yesterday, —Gerald Perkinscn and 'Billv Seabolt. Arkansas Net Champ In Mid-South Quarter-finals MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 31. (UP) —Jack Rodgcrs, Knoxville, advanced 16 the semi-final round M Ihfc Midsouth Tennis Tournament yesterday with a 0-2, 6-0 victory river Dr. Wilrord Gmgi;. of McinphM. Rodgers, Tennessee state charn- 1 pion, - was matched against John Hyden, Nashville, in the semifinals. Second-seeded George Dunklin, Arkansas tennis champion from Pine Bluff, moved into the quarterfinals by defeating Ed Lawrence, 0-1, 6-3. Yesterday's R SOUTHERN L,EAO\UE Memphis 10. Mobile r>. •New Orleans «, Little Rock 1. 'Blrin inghani C. Chattanooga 4 Nashville 7, Atlanta 3. Jnknowns Take Lead > fn Junior Golf Meet •PEOHIA. Ill, July 31. (UP)—Two cniiiuiivnllvp unknowns sliared the !;r.olll|!lil loduy us 'Ihe'second day of malch piny opened In the National Junior Amateur Qolf.Toitv- v'UieiVt entered lUs second riVv. Cene May of Spokane, Wnsh, and Johnny Morris, iv conlpnrnllvc unknown from 'Atlanta, On., pullei' Ihe most, slunn'iu; upsets In the first and second (round 'inailc yesterday. May dropped highly-touted Mnr- vln Worsiinm of lietheada, M.. 1 ui in n ID-hole second round ntntch Wovsham, bi'olhor of National Open Olmmplon 'Lou Worslmtu, wa one of Hie early favorites In UK loirniument, Morris ellmlnalcd co-tnedalls Wesley Hi'own o[ Chattanoogii Tenn., 2 and 1, In the ntternooi round. BOSTON, July 31. (UP) — The first million shouldn't lie the hardest, for Stymie, Clridor'/lla six-year- old who thundered to victory in the^ $50,000 Massachusetts handicap to boost his record-high turf winning) to $719,069. ' : : It wns even money the golden chestnut stretch-runner who yesterday overcome a 17-length deficit In winning the 13th running of the "graveyard or champions" classic ; nl Suffolk Downs, would be turf- dom's ttrst millionaire horse by Mnrch. Observers pointed to tltt fact lhai enough 550,000 and $100,000 slakes were scheduled In the next elglH moiillis for Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs' lurf king to run his earnings lo seven .figures with .case In that time. : • . "He's strong and sound nnd I'll run him 'in he hns whiskers." .,-,id ! trainer Hlrrsch Jacobs, the r ('haired former pigeon fancier from Brooklyn' who claimed Stymie for 1,500 in perhaps the greatest horse leal since David Hnnun hung up (Is legendary whip. Though the track was lightening nst, Stymie lurhed in Ihe, niedl- 3Cre time of 1:50—one and four-> Itlli .seconds olf Hie record for thn race sel by Whlrlawny .In the 1942 renewal. Backed, down lo 1-5', oiirts, lowest In the history of ths nke. Stymie returned $2.60, $2.20 met J2.20. '•-••: .'.>. When magnified, Die scales oil' pineapples look like liny' .faces of >wis. . • : . i Memphian Old Enough To Fight But Not Old Enough to Own Home Teiin., July 31, (UPI lo. owi(. iv,Jjo,iiie but Pros Tee Oft in St. Paul Open Golf Tournament ST. PAUL, Minn.. July 31. (UP> —An array of the nation's first, flight professionals fired opening 6-8. 6-3. 6-1. Scgura was somewhat I drives today in the 10th annual erratir. in fccitin,' Herb Flam ofiSIO.OOO St. Paul 'Open Golf Tour- Beverly Hills, Cal., 6-4, 5-7. 6-0. I nnrncnt. NATIONAL LEAGUK New York fl, Cincinnati 4 (10 innings). . Philadelphia 9,, Chicago 2. Pitts'nirgh 5-5. Boston 3-8. Brooklyn Innings). St. Louis 10 (13 AMERICAN New York 0. Uelroit S. Cleveland 13, Boston 7. Si. Louis 2, Wnshinrton I 'IB innings). ' Chic,igo/3, Piiiladel;ihia 2. MEV.PHIS, —Too xouni; (ilii enough lo flgiit. Army Veteran Clyde 'N. Snylcr snld today that he v.'as ready to "blow his lop." The 10-year r old father of a slx- wcrks-old daughtci' faces eviction find his efforts to tity a honic under the GT 1:111 was stymied when lie realtor learned of his age. The realtor said that Salyer would have to wilt until he was "1. Snl.vcr was drafted In O.'.lobcr lets. Tie wns Juf.t over 13 nnd nmr- rird only two months. The Army sent him overseas to Korea. - Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Open dale. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at New York. Cleveland at Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia. El. Louis at Washington. light. NATIONAL. LEAGUE New York at Cincinnati. •Brooklyn at St. Lsuis. Phi'adelnhia nt Chicago. Uoston at Pittsburgh, In yesterday's top match. Vir Seixas or Philadelphia pu'.lcd one of the major upsets of the season by defeating defending champion Carey MiddlecolT,, the Memphis. Tenn., dentist,, who startled the field . ;he Master's Tournament, was matched against Skip Alcxan- Gardnar Midloy cf Fia.. 8-6. 6-3. wiih ftaininn and clever stroking. Mulloy, a Davis cup team member, was in serious contention only in the lirst set and Hie North Carolina University star ran out the second set almost, as he plcascci. Coral Gabies. | dcr. Lexington. N. C., nnd veteran display of Ky LafToon, of St. Andrews, Illinois, for an early start. Only a short way behind them in Ic'cing oil were Sam Snoad, Hot Springs, Vn., whose game was said to be sharpened for this meet, and Jimmy Thomson of New York. Final Rites Tomorrow Tor Mrs. G. W. Donaghcy LITTLE .RCCK. Ark.. July 31. i UP)- Funeral service will Sc held State Hospital, U. of A. Comrnittee Progresses LITTLE FIOCK, July 31". (UP) — 'Hin Joint'committee set up by t1>6 bnimta of the State Hu.spllul nnrt. th« ^University of ArkniLstis to plflii'for ni(]tllcnl center In Llttic UocK Is milking progress. It hns bo mi <iecl(]eci to Invite the Veterans AdmlnlKtrnllon to locale their olijlit-intUlDii-cloUnr liofipilnl on the State UospHul tirounds. Gov. 'Ben Lanuy b^M- yeHterciuy• the tn~ vjlitlJon would probably be extended this week. tomorrow fcr H4-year-old Mr;-;. George W, IJonaKl'oj't -the wife- of Arl;ansa.s* refonn governor. She died MbiuUiy. Mr.s. Donuyhcy \s enkl lo Imve played nn tinpbi"tat\t p:\rt in the ("ilablislvmcnl of ihc Donaghey FaundnUot) in 1028, from Which jlic 1^0 i tied the nickiititnc "Iho Mnthcr of LilUc neck Jnulov Col- Mrs. Uonngltcy is survived by u nep!ie\v, Ruyincnd Uonnc'hey nn<! a tiiece. Miss Johnnie Wrtllnce of Couwny. Her will is Vo h« ope either Saturday cr Monday ,F i ihi sk i C.->u nl-y Ohauecry Court, according to executor T. W. Kirk- wcoci of LlUlc Ro:k. Open at 7:0* p.m.; Starts 7:3* Last Time Today "BOYS RANCH" Jurkic (Hutch) Jenkins James Craig • News and Shorts Friday and Saturday "Lonesome Trail" .llmmip Wnkely Lett (,.^) White Serial & Shorts 4 Defends Tennessee Title JACKSON. Tenn.. July 31. (UP) —H P. Ohlldress, of Memphis, op- ciieri defense of his state amateur golf crown today DS he met Marshall Trammel, Nashville, in the first rcund. of match play in Ihe ?2nci annual Tennc.'i.'ice amateur golf tournament. K6NTUCKV STRAIgHT BOURBON EARLY TIMES DISTILLERY COMPANY . 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