The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 1, 1947
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MCE EIGHT BLVniKVILLB (ARKJ COURIER HEWS Grocers Win 3-2 Qver Druggists : Electricians Down 'v Phillips Motormen • v 8-4 in Second Game Truman Shortens Duck Hunting Season and Reduces Bag Limits •WASHINGTON. Aug. 1. (UP) — President Truman yesterday ordered drastic reductions in Ill's year's duck hunting season mid bag limits as a result of a sharp decline in the nations' waterfowl population. States East- of a line running from Western Minnesota South 10 and including Louisiana were limited to a 33-day season, while those to thc West 'were allowed 35 days. This compares with 45 days last year and 80 days in 1945. States east of thc Mlnnesola- Loulsiann line choosing a spill- hunting season were allowed two >is, vumna l "^.p c ji o <| 5 O f 12 days each. Western sfcc^hlt hur:ing of their »:«,__/!crt_! s[ntcs lakin(! thc s| ,, it _ sclUiOn ^ two 14-day periods. The decision rn sp'.lt seasoiis was up to the states. The ta^ limit on ducks was cut tn only four a day as compared with seven lust season. All restrictions on what kind of ammunition atid hires hunters may use i" taking ducks were continued in effect. Wildlife service officials said the cut in the hunting season was aimed at offsetting a twin thrc'it to the dwindling duck ]X>pnlallon— an lincreafiing number of hunters "•Becond baseman Paul Lipford's scrfnth inning single drove In Bil'.y Ittharg with the winning run and t»vt the Hays Gfo:ers a 3 'to 2 iielsicn over the ailing Owens Pruggisls in a City Softball Lea- gut game last night. '•Despite a much patched up in- fMd. Uie Druggists, behind the sbt-hlt hurling of their a:e, .Tcrt| tteher, mrtchcd the hard hitting| Orocers klow for blow until the f»tal seventh. It was Fisher's fourth Ipu of thc season. ''The Grocers took an early lead tiy scoring one run in the first inning on two consecutive singles bjr A. C. Buuoh and J. L. Johnson. They added their second tally in the third frame alter A. C. Bunch drw a base on balls and Johnson «(lin singled him home after lie had stolen second. Owens scored thc first marker in the third canto on two consecutive doubles 'by .Frank Mnthcnia and p.nd a danger that dust storms Junior Crowe. A triple by Mathcn- may destroy waterfowl breeding 14 ftnd a singled by Crowe tied] places. th» score at 2-all. I,ipford's gitmc winning single came in the siventii with .t'vo on and two out. J. C. Whittle hurled for the Grocers and gave up seven binglcs. | count since 1933 although it still Phillips Motormen Lose j Wlis , mICn iiigher than the nll- . Charlie's Electricians downed the; time low of 27.0"!O.OOII In 1935. Phillips Motormen 8 to 4 In |sv3t| Number of Hunter!! Increase They said a check ol me tion's waterfowl population lasl January showed only 54.0CO.OM bii'ds of all kinds. This wns the lowest night's first tilt behind the two- hit hurling of 'Bill Hawkins. Bill Baker, regular short stop of thc Meanwhile, hunters have increased Irom a ]:re'.var average of onlv (iOO.<103 to approximately 2,033.03(1 Motormen opposed Hawkins on the! a year. It was believed that their mound and 'gave up seven hits. The Motormen scored all of their runs in one inning, thc secoii.i. military training interested many men in hunting. The President's action was not and took a two-run lead as result!] ""expected. Several months ago. thc %Ut couldn't' hold It as the booin-• Njdloi:id^Audul»n^So=iety Acquest- ing bats of thc Electricians rapped'" " '"""'•• '"" h and tallies in the sixth cd a year's moratorium on duck the tying runs in «ie fifth and himtiiiK to permit thc wildfowl population to be rebuilt. The re was refused and the .season winning and seventh. ,-;Charles Moore, the Electricians more Oian 1 wood duck. America ti and red -breasted M(*r- s — lAi'iily-five ute. No ^ossc.s- ^lv or limit. in Cotton Pickers Play Little Rock In State Tourney LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. Am;. 1. (UP) — • Fuur sanies are .schedu!:*.! for tntlav in the Arkansas American Legion Jip'.ior Baseball championship playoffs. North Llllle Rock will play tlcn and will unib.,bh star', NcaM 1 and Johnson. Ciumlcn has not announced starling batteries. Mttlc Rciek vl!l pliiv IJlythc'-iilrt. and the captto! -ity dotifthljo;'.: nve expected to start Tracey iind ffain- ilton. lllylheville will proh'ibly stprt Mei'ritt and Koontz. The other two games wl!l pit the winners an-1 llic loj^i^ o: Ihest: two Raines against c^-ich otl'.i'r. In the only action yesterday, tlie Little Rock nine battered P'o'/t Smith ten to two. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAOUE W. !,. Pet Mobile 00 42 M'i .58H .510 N'cu Orleans G7 47 Atlanta 55 54 Nashville M 54 Chnttnnooga 50 57 Birmingham f.G 57 Memphis 48 01 Little Rock 43 73 Credited In Dodger Win Reds Beat Giants, 8-7; Cubs Lose to Phillies; Indians Whip Red Sox BY COItNEI.HIS RYAN (United Tress SporU Writer) •N'EW YC.RK. Aug. 1 .(UD-^Always mentioned when star short- slops arc discussed but always overlooked when talk gets around to "the very best," PCGWCC Re«se of Brooklyn could point to the record and demand Justice today. Two Items stand out on thc rcccrd n single Wednesday night and a triple yesterday afternoon. E«.:li won 11 fcsll game from the St. I/nits Cardinals, the team the D:xlgcrs hnvc to beat to win the National League pennant, and today thc Brooks are 10 games In front ol the Giants and Redbirds. Reese, who is five-ten in lieiKiH ami weighs ICO pounds rind is called ••" only because ball players have an odd sense of humor, has keen an important cog In the Dodger drive, which now stands at 13 victories in a row. His .single in the 10th inning Wednesday night was one of the most important hits of the season, bealins off a Card challenge aftfr perhaps thc most sensational rally in many years. He drove tn the FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 1947 f .4C/J NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L, Pet. 'Brooklyn 63 33 New York 49 42 ft. Louis 51 44 noston 50 40 winning run in tori-. Ycslerday an 11 his ci to 10 vic- Cincinnati . Chicago . 'FiU.sburBh . Philadelphia 47 44 40 40 and a single in four times at bat to pace the field in liUting. TUy Clouse's triple and 'Hasktn Mitchell's single accounted for thc Motor- nien's' two bingles. Two make-up games wlllbc flayed tonight with the Phillips Mo- tpnrien meeting .the Saliba Wholesalers in the first tilt and Hnys j lm was breeding places, wildlife exports believe many farmers have set the stage for a repetition of the lx>wl of the mld-19UC's by over- tilling their land during (he war. The new open seasons for Ar- knnsus follow: Wntcrtuul and eoot—Dec. 8 tn Store playing Loy Eich In the nightcap. , ' The tStandmgs " '; W. L. Pet. Biiliha Wholesale '..9 3 .151) Sum Johns ft Loy liich 8 Omens Drus 7 Havs Store S Charlie's Elec 5 Miiilips Slcitor 3 Ark-lVIo power 3 .C«7 .6C.7 .411 .3*5 .250 Kails anil galllnulrs (except) coot)—Sept. 1 to Nov. 30. Woodcock-Dei-. 1 to I):e. 15. Turtle doves—Sept. 1C lo Nov. 14. Bug and possession limits: Dusks (except American and red- breasted merganserso — lour, including in such limit not unorc than one wood duck. Any person mfiv possess not move than 8 ducks, including in such limit not AMERICAN LEAGUE w. : New Yorls <f> 32 Doston 52 Detroit Philadelphia . .. Cleveland Washington . Chicago St. Louis 49 4!) 43 .... 42 n 34 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Open date. triple drove in the winning run In a 2 to 1 triumph. Thc threcbaKser was thc Inst of three hits which brought his average to .293 on 101 hits in ICO games. The 2?-year-old Keniuckian lias 10 homers, 18 doubles ami four triples, and has .e'<i keen errorless in .Die last 13 Dodg. .536 cr games. .537 Lrtflv Vic Lombard! pitched th« .52(5 Brcoks to a seven-hit triumpn 52 .475 while Brooklyn got 10 hits off f2 .^."il 'Howie Pollet, and swept the tbree- 56 .417 same .'.cries at St. 'Louis. 57 .412 Reds Defeat Giants Despite three-run 'homers by-Jolm Mix; and Walker Cooper of thn Pet. Giants, thc Cincinnati 'Reds .CTO the Ne;v Yorkers, 8 to 7. A home •13 .517, run by Grndy Hatton with two 43 -5"j3 men on base in the eighth inning *M .fiOi.was thc payoff smash. Mize's hom- 45 .4HD;cv (was his 31st. Thc Giants held 51 .4:17 second place in the league by one 56 .4'JD point over St. Louis. 59 .365 Dutch Leonard's knucklebal! was too tcugh for -the stumbling Citbs. I who went meeklv down to a 3 to 0 defeat by the Phillies. Leonard al- Surveyor at Work Pr A * »n av an analyst Big Jim Ferricr won ampionship at Detroit's Plum Hollow and ir .tournaments is that the Chicago professional greens. As this picture illustrates, he takes a squint at short putts, too Puckett, Former Pap Mentor, Takes California Coaching Job NATIONAL LF.AGUK rililnclclpliiii 3. OlilsMRO 0. Brooklyn 2, St. 'Louis ,1. Cincinnati 8, New York 7. IBcslon nt 'PitLsbnrgli, postponed, rain. TRY IT STRAIGHT! Th*n You'll Know Why Fine Kentucky Blending Makes Every Drop of Your Favorite Mixed Drink tenet, not KING BLACK LABEL 5ths Pts. i Pts. H37 $2.75 SI.40 (plus freight) AMERICAN Cleveland S. Boston 2. •Philadelphia 3, Chicago 2. Detroit, lit New York, postponed, bad \vcnthor. Washington 4. St. Louis 1. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nlghl gamq-s: Mcinjihis :it Chaltnnoopa. tAtlnnta at New Orleans. Littln Hock nt Nash\-il!e. Binnlnghnm at Mobile. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at Chicago . Boston at Cincinnati, two. New York at Pittsburgh, nlglit. Philadelphia nt St. Louis, night. Ace Puckett fonncr head mentor of thc Blytheville Junior IJigh School Papooses and assistant'coach of the Ulythevillc Chicks his signed as head of the physical, education department at thc El Ccntro Junior College. El Ccntro. ' Cal.. according to a letter from I Puckett received by J. P. Friend of' Blytheville, yesterday. j Puckett staled that lie would i coach football baseball and track : and head the physical education department at the school. He is a graduate of Arkansas State College where he lettered tn football, baseball and varsity track. He coached the Paps for five years. 1933 to 1938. and was assistant coach of the Blytheville Chicks from 1933 to 1935. After leaving Blytheville. Plnck- ctt signed as coach at Shawnes High School in .Joiner where he served until he enlisted in the Army In 1941. He was discharged from the service In April 19*6 after serving five years. He held the rank of major at thc time of his discharge. Following Ills discharge, PlucketJ. was contracted tn coach at Dell High School but never served. He from the University of Southern California In Los Angeles, June 14 of this year. Legion Sponsors Old Car Derby In Walker Park •An Old Car Derby will be held at Walker Park here Sunday lor the first time since before the war. it was announced today by Ed Rice, a member of the American Legion's committee In charge of staging the event. The derby Is under the sponsorship of the Dud Ca*on Post 24 of the American Legion and will feature races between "doctored up" old cars of all makes. The derby was an annual event before the war but was halted due to wartime shortages of fasollne ami tires. 'Aiiy car is eligible for entry into the derby, Rice stated, provided that it is not a model manufactured later Mian 1MO. The time trials for the races will start promptly at 2:30. Five entries have been received lor Sunday's races so far, Rice stated, but unore owners of old cars are expected to file «ntry today •and tomorrow- Cars that have been entered iri Sunday's races, their owners drivers are as follows; William Johnson, of Luxora, a Studebaker Commander, driven by Hoscoe Cotcman, of Luxora; Sonny Madden, of Pulton, Ky,. a Ford B Model, driven by Billy S:ru»ss, of Fulton; Connely (Brothers Garage; Blytheville, a Sudson Special, rt'i- ver not announced; Langston- Wroten Co., Blytheville. a Buick Special, driver not announced; and Lee Stickler, of Jonesboro, « Ford A Model, driven by David May, of Jonesboro. Tall persons grow for n shorter period than short persons. One quart of ice cream is equal to the edible portion of 4.24 pounds of canned peas. Notk* To My Patients Mr Offin I* Ataln Open .Phone 21« Dr. W. f. Brewer Dentist AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland at New York. Detroit nt -Boston, night . Ei. Louis nt Philadelphia, nishl. Chicago at Washington, night. Furgol Leading field In St. Paul Golf Meet Icwecl .only -five 'hits .flnci was backed by an eiRht-liit attar* wliich included John Wyrostek's liotne run Pittsburgh's jjanrij with the Braves nml tlie Detroit Tiiiers contest at thc 'New York Yankees were called off because of rain. Cleveland whipped the (Boston Red Sox, 5 lo 4. dropping the defending American League . chamRS 12 games tnhind the Yajlks. fy two-run homer by Lou Boudreau Hiid n three-run homer by Jos Gordon were -Pitcher Joe Dobson's undoing. Elmer Valo. almost unknom\ out. fide Philadelphia, shepherded the •Athletics to a 3 to 2 win over the Chicago White Sox as he drove in one run with a triple, scored another himsell and batted in tbje third run with a single. Mickey Hacfncr, suddenly proving which .he was the kind of jilt:hcr hitters cry for, beat the St. Louis Browns, 4 to 1. as Washington ended a three-game tosing strcnk. Hnefncr allowed five hits in making his record six won and eight lost, and has given up only two runs in his last three games. Yesterday's Star—Pccwce Reese. Brook'yn shortstop, who tripled •home the winning run in the eighth as the Dodgers swept ^he Cardinals, 2 to 1. . entered the University of California at Los Angeles in the Summer of 1946. He was later accepted as a regular student and obtained n leave of absence from the Dell school In order to complete his post-graduate education. He received his masters degree Notice TJic United states imports 50.- o;i) tons of spices aniiunTly. with nearly one-cthlrd of it being pep- pcr. Seat! Courier News Want Ads Due to the sudden de-control of sugar, we need all surplus Coca-Cola bottles and cases you may have around your home. If not convenient to return them to our plant for your deposit refund, please phone us and we will send for them. Phone 2047 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. - \ ; i :** LOTSOFFUNFORALL ATM 'RACES ST. PAUL, Aim. 1- lUPt — Th- field in the $10.000 fit. Paul Open GoH Tournampnt .set out today nf- Icr Ed Fiir^o! I he PoiiU;ic, Mich., u who wns playing n new role ns tourney pace-setter \\\\)i i\ 5- unrter-par 67. Al Ills heels with GB's were Jimmy Dcmarct. Ojai. Calif.; Glenn Teal, Jacksonville, I-'la.; Gcorrrt* Payton, Chicago. III. and Ihe Walker Cup Team's prize amateur, Frank Etrnnahan. Toledo. Ohio. Nat ion nl open champion Lew Worshnm. Oakmont, Pa- ; Jitn ricr, Chicago; Uilly Nary. Los An- Semi-Finals Underway Sn Junior Net Tourney KALAMAZOO. Mich.. Aug 1 ,UP) — The list annual National Junior and Boys' Tennis Tournament reached I he next-lo-lnst lo'.iud today. In Lhc junior singles. Hevbjrl (Buddy) Bchvens. top-.sectifid i)a- Uonal intcrscholnstic king from Laudcrrialc. Fin., and .second-ranked DicVt Moulcdous, New appeared headed for a final rouuc clash. Behrcns met eighth ' - ranked George Gentry. La Jolta, Cal., ii gele.s, and Fred Haas, Jr.. New Or- j one semi-final nialcii. while Mou lean.-;, La., were two strokc.s back ] lertous tangled with Jerry DcWitls with G&'s. i VaUejo, Cal., in thc lower bracket, Mils.-<fl-MinuteM&itu By TOM A, LITTLE. JR ;SAV, MAR.TV- DO YOU KNOW THE. DiFFE.R-E.MCE BfeTWEEN AND KNOW THAT WAS ABOUT NVJHEC.E HAD H\S -BUT IP HE HNO TAKEM \r TO UB WOULDN'T BE. CAR.L&SS. Motor Co Plymouth 217 5.SECOND STREET PHONE +2Z A J \vw iv« ntmivif vtm vjv vfn wq jyj 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. 600 Sponsored by Dud Cason Post 24, of the American Legion O»CB it 7:••».•.; Start* T:M p.i» Friday and Saturday "Lonesome Trail" Jlraratc WaKely l« • (tassei) • White Serial ft Shorts Saturday Midnite Show Starts at 18:45 "SAN QUENTIN" Lawrence Tlerney, Marian Carr Also Shorts Bvniay and Honda* "The Jolson Story" (In Teehnlcol»r) Larry Parks, ' AVIHlam Demarest Evelyn Keyes New Theater Manila 1 * Finest EVERT NIGHT MaibMM Sataftay * 8mxU> B*x Opea> Week D»T» T:H p ••».-•» 1 *m Omt Friday 'Swing the Western Way' with Ken Murray Hoosier Hot Shots Saturday ''Stranger Pprico City" Charles Starrett Smiley Bnrnette Saturday Owl Show "THE TRESPASSER" Sunday and Monday- 'TWO MRS. CARROLLS" Humphrey Bogart Barbara Stanwyck COMING SOON! David O. Sclzrdck's "DUEMN THE SUN" Gr«i«ry' r F»el(-»j(d Jennifer J»ne» RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday and Saturday "O'Malley of fhe Mounted" wilh Gtorgf O'Brien Cartoon and 10th Chipltr "Manhmnl Mjsttry Island" Saturday Owl Show "Vacation in Reno" with Jack Haley and Anne Jeffreys Also Short Sunday and Monday Tuesday "RAMROD" Joel McCrca, Veronica Lake RKO News A Shorts

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