The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 6, 1947 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 6, 1947
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PAGE SIX (ARKJ COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST G, 1947 Druggists Win Play-off Berth Chalk Up 8 to 5 Victory Over Ark-Mo In Softball League The Owens Druggists assured themselves of a berth in tjic Cilj Softball League's post-season p'.ay- off next week by virtue of nn 8 to S victory over the lust-place .Ark-Mo Kilowatters al Wilkcr Park last night. The win advanced the Drv.^glsts Into a third-place tie with the Sam Johns nine which lost to l*o\ Eich 14 to 7 in Ins! nlg:u'.s Hrst Rafne. The EMchers took over sole possession of second place by vir tue.ol last night's win. 'Lefty Bill Dear, pitching -iis fivsl penile for the 'Brugists, limited the Kllowntters to five t|ngl>s while he and his mates v:ere Slumping Stewart .Gurlcy for eight j-nfe blows, Tommy Little, the Druggists' left fielder, aided the rniiso with n second-iiiniiia homer. . Bunch, Whittle Hit Homers Sparked by two three-vim homers by Ed Bunch niul J-.ick Whittle. Loy Eich romped over the faltering Sam Johns nine 14 to 7 in last night's first ,-:ame, io •give them ('.he undisputed ownership of second place In the Ican.uc standings and eliminate :uiy possibility, of a team overtaking the IcaRuc-lcadiiig Salita \Viio! Up until night, the Smoke - J10HS2 nine \vns the only team in the league that had a possible chance of tying the \Vhe! 1:51 tiers. Should the Johns nine luive won. snd dial-lie's Electric defeated the Wholesalers in their yamc Thiisrduy night, the Smokehouse F.ang could have tied the Wholesalers by winning tlieir lied game with the Druggists. But last night's loss drowned out that last remaining spark, and presented the Wholesalers with Ihe pennant. Harold \Vard went the roule for the Johns nine in last night's con-' test. Tommy Dorris started on Die hill fov the Etchers but s-\va way to Jack Whittle in tlie second inning after giving up four runs in the first. Whittle got in considersb!e tvott- Miss Peps- V Gets Flying Start Toward Gold Cup 3 Jam 4th Place In Southern Race Barons Join Crax, 'Noogans to Make It a Three-Way Tic Danny Foster obtains llvine start In DETROIT showed that (N'EA)—Miss Peps-V minutes before the she will be 11 elafi- nice, the newly-constructed -Miss contender lor Gold Cup; Peps-V. sporting Ihe colors of the honors by annexing- tlie inaugural I Detroit Yacht Club, topped a strong Henry Ford Memorial Trophy Ka;-c] Held. I.lotcd by Haimy Foster and iti Detroit. 1' tin Detroit Kiver start of IJic Without a previous trial and i>e- nt; placed in the water only five is o I by Walter, Roy and Uusicl of Detroit, the boat design a Vcnthor three-point hy- oroplnne hull. •Miss Peps-V has since been highly sati.sfjiclory in workouts on t.'i Detroit River. The 40!h international Gold Cm heats in Rncknway Inlet, Jama lea Hay. N. Y,, Ann. 10, will be : siitway regsiltu free to n millloi .spectators. BASEBALL STANDINGS 8OUTBKBN LXAGCK W. L. Mobile "73 44 Nciv Orleans 70 60 Nashville 61 74 Atlanta Chattanooga liirmhy-ham Memphis . Little Itoclt John Mize Nears Ruth's Homer Record as He Clouts His 34th Il> COIINKMUS UYAN (United 1'rcss Sports Writer) NEW YORK. All!!. C. I UP) — Given n little hick and a whole lot >f Plilliulel|>hin Phil pitching. tils lohn Mlzc of I he New York Glnnts nny break linlje Ruth's home r\M ecord of fiO — nlthoiit'h the Bubo doubts It. Fans who saw Mlvic clout his 33r<i iirt 34th hnmrrs last night to lead he Giants to a 5 to 2 win over the Phils weren't =0 skeptical. Georgia Johnny, who hns none of Ruth's color and inosl of his power, semt . Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: Memphis nt 'Nnslmilc. Little Rock at Chattanooga. Atlanta al Mobile. 'Birmingham at New Orleans. NATIONAL LEAGUE PllLsburgh at Chicago. Philadelphia at New York. St. Louis nt Cincinnati, night. Brooklyn at Boston, night. client rd a new record o[ more than 200 will he set. The Giani.s play the Phils six more game.s l» Hie next nine day.;., (Junls Witllup CltleiiKO St. Louis, s'.ill doggedly cbiising nrooklyn. finally made some ht'att- \vay. ti'iinminy, tlic Dodger load to six Dailies by WtiJloplny Chicago 8 to '1. while Boston triinmcd the Brook.s. 4 to 2, Del Kice's grand slam homer and n two-run fourlniugc'r by Whitey Kurowskl paced the Rcclblrd attack Jinny iircchcen won his 13Hi Osceo/a Legion Juniors To Play Kciser Team CSCEOLA, Ark.. A»6. G.—T Csceola Indians, American Lc:ji Junior iduc. will meet th3 Kci. 1 Indcpeiulents at the high .school athletic field diamond here »l 8 o'rloek tonight. J. T. Conner-, will be on (he mound for the Indians n:id F.ti- Kcne White will start behind the phile. The rndians nice!, the Dycss In- depcndenls al 8 o'clock tomorrow nfghl on the lii;;h school diamond here. the ball far Into the right-center- • victory. Claude Pnsseau was the ffcld stnnrls In his hlows off Bll.v loser, us the Cards won their fifth Donnelly In the sixth Inning and 1 nlvaighi since IciMns three to the Schoolboy Rowr In the eighth, nml Brooks. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Philadelphia. Cleveland at Detroit (2). Chicago at S'.. Louis, night. Boston at iWashinGton, night. Yesterday's Results ' SOUTHERN LEAGUE 'Nashville 7-14. .Memphis 2-'.) Little Rock 9, Chattanooga -1 Birmingham 8. New Orleans 1 Mobi:e 4, Atlanta 3 went ahead or the pace Huth marked out In 1927. Ruth got his 34th fomlMRBcr In his 08th game; II wns Mize's f-Oth. Ruth, connncntinc; ab Indiana- polls, said yesterday that Ills record probably was safe "Because there's too much of the element of luck in hitting so many". "Mlze has Die- best chnnce; lie has everything u Rreat Slus^er needs." the Bnbc salrt. "B«l hc'tl have to go lik.-^ hell to lilt all those homers." In that statement Ruth WHS right. To break the mark. Mine must hit one home run ciich two games lor the rest ot the season. Ruth set the mark with a tremendous burst of n [ourbnegci'S in September. Mizc's two blows and Willard Marshall's 28th homer las', uli'il brought the Olnnt season toto] '.o just 30 under <h? Yankee. i\ll-tlinc mark or 181 for a season, nnd in- NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 8, Chicago 2. Pittsburgh 12, Cincinnati 4 Bo'ston 4, Brooklyn 2. New : .York 5, Philadelphia 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 8, Dclroit 4 Now York 8, Philadelphia 5. Washington 3, *Boston I. Chicago 5, St. Louis I. Air - conditioned gas refuyr.s, where people can gather during •as raid, were invented in tier- nan y. By JW.IAN <;KAN<it:il I United i»rr*'s Sports Wrller ATLANTA, On., Aug. 0. (UPI — Fourth place i:i Ihe Southern Association was jammed tighter than lie five o'clock trolley loclny, and Chattanooga and Atlanta decided that wlillc two is company nir- ntnghiim made it too much of i crowd. Until last uiehl, the spot hemmed strictly to Ihe Crackers ami I.oDkouts It wnuld have remained so today, except that they lost and Birmingham rvon, throwing the nice imo a thnt-instead of a t'.vo- way tie. Tn make matters stTewicr. the Uai'ons beat New Orleans S to 1 al the Pel haHyard in a game that thrcatenru the league record fo middies. New Oflenns flubbed .si: times and nirminghntn four. But aside iruni that, it was RSr iiiiiighain's victory all the way. The liarons jumped on Tom Sunkel, who was blamed for the loss, and reliefers Harry- Kirnbcrlin and Jim Shea for 13 binples while Hud j .Schmidt was setting the Pels dowii on seven. At Mobile, things were KOing smoothly for tlie Crackers and Bar- icy Cook until I ho sixth when Honer Matney homerod for Mobile \silh none aboard. Cook let two nore tallies KC' hy In the seventh in<] gave over to Charley Mistos I on Bush, who let another run through hi tlie eighth. Hoy Whltnkrr weakened in the ninth for a two-run splurge by Atlanta but Ace Roy Boies put out the fire. And Mobile won, 4 to 3. In Chattanooga's case, it was a matter of loo much Little Rock power. The Pebbles exploded with seven-run outburst in the fifth Io break a 2-a!l deadlock and win :; away, 9 to 4. Bill Evans kept Erooklyn . St. Louis New York Boston . Cincinnati Chicago . Pittsburgh NATIONAL LCAliCE W. L. 64 56 53 53 51 47 . 42 40 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. I* Neiv York 69 31 Boston 53 4e Detroit . ....- 51 Philadelphia Cleveland . Washington Chicago . . St. Louis . 52 45 U 45 36 Pet .121 .5*3 .53 D .453 .493 .41X5 .410 .343 Pet .615 .56) .552 .521 .4K1 .465 .412 .378 Pet. .670 .535 .531 .505 .434 .458 theological Student Addresses Lions Club announced a price Increase of $33 on its standard fin'tfi model, effectively immediately. The iwosl win Uie third by huto inaiuifactiirers witlun a week and followed Packard's aiiiiouuccment last night Jumping price.; on all W. J. Fitzhugli, lay reader of he Episcopal Church lieu and n O.ceola, was principal speaker at the weekly meeting of t.lw> Lloiir its m0( i cls 592 "to $200. ,ub yesterday noon ut (he Ho- ._ , to) 'Noble. Mr. Fitzhugh, a student at the University of the South, Scwancc, /rcnn.. spoke on the need of religious histi'iicnon today in homes and schools. Auto Prices Increase AUK. c. '.U.P.I— Kalscr-Fi'azcr Corporation today Read Courier News Want A<1». To ICnsc ACHES r^V«l IL.J Or Soreness Quickly upply isootlllni; and com- 101 11113 tlRAY'S OINTMENT with Us wholw.onic uiitiseiiticb and unturc aid- leu mcdu-atloii. Nothing else like It— nothing jx> roiiifortliiy—or pleanant lor extrrnnlly rnusc>d sklu troubles. 35t: f>ri it packiige lixiny. lilc in the second frame an-l allowed two inns to score bui .ii- ler getting out of the inni-.i.;. he found himself and gave up (»nly four more hits in the rc.n-iinim; live innings. Thui'sdny uigiifs gamca bclAvcen Phillips Motors and :\-iys .Store and Charlie's Electric anf Sn'Iba Wholesale, will wind un tlte 1H47 season with the exception* of the Saliba-All-star tilt l-rmay n.ght and the play-off, which .starts next week. Johnny -Sain, helping himself mightily at. ba:. stopped tlie Dod- Kfi's as he took his 15th liiuinph. Sain batted in one first Brave run and scored the second himself, and Hank Camellia two-run double in the sixth sent Hal Gregg to the showers with l'io loss. Hank Grccnberg paced i'ilts- butj,-h to a 1'.? '.o 4 victory over Cincinnati, batting in three runs and scoring twice. The American League race became even more of a runaway ji.s the Yanks trimmed Philadelphia, 8 Io 5. to stretch their lead to II names as bolli Boston and Dctvoil lost.. Waller MasU'rson of Washington defeated the Box. 3 tu 1, with a seven-hit pitching job. U;ivc 1'er- riss gave the nats only five htt.s. but seven walk.-, and two hit batsmen ruined his performance. In a twilight game. Cleveland' came from hehir.d to trounce Detroit. 8 lo 4. as every starter out pitcher Bub Lemon joined in the 13-hlt attack. Lou lloiulrean of 'he Indians Vm two doubles to rc^;\ui the league bailing lead from Kell 01 Uenoii wilh a .330 marl'. Chicago's White Sox defeated the St. Louis Browns. 5 to 1. Cnss Michaels, with ;hrce hits, led the Chicago attack on Sam Zoldak. Yesterday's Star: — John S.iin of the Braves, who pitched and batted Boston to Victory over le.i- j gtte-lcading Brooklyn. He allowed t nine scattered hits and batted :n one run. then scored another aft-' hitting safety. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Ensign Missing After Navy Plane Crashes NORFOLK, Vft., Aug. G. I U.P.I —Ens fen Willinm F. Kollmorgan. Cincinnati, was missing after his Navy fighter plane attached to \[\K Carrier Franklin I>. Roosevelt crashed and submcrgccl in <i rwamp six miles south of the Virginia- NoJ'th CiiroUiin, boiler, the Niivy reported today. the Lookouts' nine hits well scattered, while his mates were bat- teniiR Ike Peai>:on, Roland Miller and Alex Zukowski for 15. The VoLs and Memphis went on n hitting sprue at Nashville, but Nashville came out the winner both ends of a doubfe bill. 7 to 2 and 14 to 0. Charley Eisenmann .started the first game for Memphis, got blamed for the loss and then camp in as a reliefer in the second when both teams banged out a {,'rnncl total of 31 hits off se- von hurlers. The loser was Ed Wci- land. the winner Bob Rush. X Wednesday & Thursday "SAN QUENTIN" with Lawrence Ticrney and Marion Curr News A: C'onicdy CITY LOANS Repayable in Small Monthly Installments Low Interest Rates Quick Service BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION 124 W. Ash St. Phone 3545 >^ LOTSOFFUNFORALL AT THE RACES MEN! 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