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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 13, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1947 Football Practice To Start Aug. BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.V COPIER NEWS 20 Pre-Seoson Training For Chicks and Paps Only Week Away One week from today high school nnd junior high school football teams all over the state will start "iling np their narclubs for the l'J41 season, for on Aug. 20, prc- sciifon football training begins. With one o! the tousliest siihc- 'S ever wi'.ncssed by a Blythe. Hliili Schol team facing them. *t'o:ich Nit; nynum's Chicks will have a hard «•;,« to go in the three short weeks they will have to «o- hsh up before they open their 1947 schedule in Kl Darado. The Paps, too. open their schedule on sept. n. lint they will have a slight, advantage over the Chicks miibiiujch as i.'icy play ttteir open|"K RJimp at home against Marked Tree. Hut nevertheless the Paps will huve a hurd wny to go in the three week.s that lie ahead! Neither Coach Ilyntmi nor Pop Mosley are any loo optimistic about. the prospects of their 1047 stiuad. Ifa;nperc<| b v ih ( , lack of reserves Wholesalers and Loy Eich Team Advance in Softball Play-Otfs Saliba wholesnlc niul Loy Kiel) softlrallers look lliclr tirst steps toward the Clly Softball League's plny-off flimls by winning their first round games of Hie post-season plny-off nt Walker Piirk last nlghl. The league-champion Wholesalers, imced hy (he seven-hit hurlhiR of Harvey Donis. trmmceil the Owens Druggists 10 to 9 In last nlgiit's first game. Ix>y Eich whipped the Sam Johns Smokehouse Hoys 8 to in Ihe nlghlcap. These same four teams will meet agnln (01 second game of a (hree game series Thursday nlyhl. The Wiiolcsalers started their on- * • slnutjht in the first Inning and never let up until they had a substantial lead over the underdog Dm;;gists They showered Owens' hurler, Ted Fisher with n barrage of 18 base blows, inclvllng a Iwo-run liomor in Ihe fourth inning by Cecil Gray. Metcnlfe homered for the Druggists in the sixth with one man on' Eon Lsdbelter, Ihe Wholesalers malinger and second baseman, bang- el out a double and single In five 1 their year, it U apuarcnl at present. | scored Alvm Duclos trips to i-:ice his [cum nt the plate I Ml 'ni|)his Metcalfe's hc:ner and two slng-'es ! J ' lllle liock in Ihree official trips, led the Drug- •JKk 'Whittle. -Loy Eicb's ace Duller, was within one out of a shutout over the Evnokcliouse Boys in the nightcap last nlgl.t, bol a Iwo- base blow by Bob Mullen, Sam Jolnis' cenlt-r fielder, wilh two mil in the seventh and two men on. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOimiKitN Mobile New Orleans | Nashville . .. I Chatlanoogn | Atlanta . .. I Birmingham W. .... 7G .... 75 .... liS .... (H ..... (id (il .... 57 .... 42 PAGE Wins King Cotton Open that that same situation mav be confrontinu tut- Chicks again" this se;vso]i, for Uyiuim .stated that he expected only ;i ".small siptad" out for the openin;; practice. 1'aps to He Husky Outfit The Paps, however, should have a fairly large aggregation report- Ing for opcni!^ drills. Knthuscd bv the S'KK of some of the young boys that have indicated they would lie on hand for the opening oi preseason training Coach Pop Mosley. when jiskcfl about the prospects of his '47 squad, only smiled ami replied "I'm hoping. Members of both junior and sen- ,j iaral(1 Ward base for the Smokehouse Boys nnl.v ,lly. 'Hill -Wixson. in an attempl to s:ore from first base on the double, was thrown out at home plate to end the inning and give the- Eichers victory. It was WhiUlfs msht, for ha turned in one of his best performances of the year, limiting the Smokehouse gang to four base blows. He struck out seven and walked four men over the seven liming route. L W. Pilzhugh .started on Ihe mound lor Johns but a lioe blow off the i-:;t of Ralph Patton, caught him in the .mid-section and sent him '.o the bench. He was replaced u; 1 Brooklyn . ...... New York ".'.'.'.'.'.'. Boston Chicago Cincinnati Pittsburgh . ... Philadelphia . ... AM Kit I PAN New York Ho.ston Detroit Philadelphia . ... Cleveland Chicago Washington St. Louis I.I:AC;UK w. L. — w 4.1 4G 47 50 511 01 C4 KB IK .... 57 09 51 53 .... -l(i . .. . -12 I,I:A<;I w 70 .18 5G !>1 . SO . -1C 3B .Pel. lor squads will report to Haley Field on Tuesday of next -jeck to be issued nece.«nrv equipment for the practice sessions, The boys will work out, in shorts for the first week or so, Coach Hymim staled, due lo tin; ho-, weather. They will be run lhroiii>h conditioning exercises only for the first lew days and will settle down to hard scrimmages the final two weeks or the lire-season trair.insr period Looming as the biggest handcap for the Chicks in their training period, us Ihe absence of Ihe liew- ly-nppointcd backfield coach, Walter a. Davis. Davis Will not graduate from the University of Arkansas until Aug. 28 and will not report to the Chicks training camp until around firrt of September. II I.rtleimcn In Iteturn Despite Ihe other handicaps, Coach Uynum still has a re'ason to look at the coining season .with a smile, for- he will have 11 of las', year's leUcrmen reporting back tp the fold'Ihis year. These 11 la'is will hn enough nr a first string, should ti.vnum choose lo look nt °! that way, for - ; even of them ale linemen, and foil.- .ire backs. The oh'ven iet;rnii, 2 leiteivm are hacks: Jack Elliott, Billy Wayne McParland. n.\:-;:o Traylor, ana" fi. <: Allen. Linemen-. John Hoo,'?r, L. W. I'itzhugn, R 3y Smith, Lloyd Koonb:. ijjiiv Bii-, Elliott, Billy Bracey and D->n Kesharsc. These, phis sevrai junior li'sh riettc-nuen who will come up to high , whool this P.iil. should give Bymrrn i pretty fair rosier from which to pick his 1047 eleven. I,, any event tioth the Chickf, and the Paps will «:rvn notice to other top teams of the state that tliev will be rcirjv come Seotcinl>cr. d. Blackwell. Ihe Eiehcrs short stop, collected a triple and a single in fcur trips to the plate to lead his tesni in hitting. Bob Mullen paced the Smokehouse tJoys with a double and u single in four trips. Third Round in Newport Net Tourney Under Way NEWPORT, R. I.. 'Aug. 13. (UP) — Top-seeded ,Ted Schroetier of Cilendnlc, Catif..) who is seeking his second straight tournament title, was expected '.o have little difficulty taming Chiumcy Dcpew Steele today iii third-iound play of the Newport Casino's 24th annual invitation tennis tournament. Second-ranked Dob Palkenburg of Hollywood, Calif., who eliminated Pied Kovaleski of Detroit, G-2. G-3. goes against Jack Tuero of New Orleans, while Third-Seeded Gardnar Mnllo;- of Coral Gables, T'la., meets Jr.mes Brink. Mulloy beat Rol>ert Stewart, G-4. B-2, in the, first round, and knocked Man Mohan of rntlia out of the second round, (J-3, fi-?. Aquatic Stars Compete In State Tournament • . *•* uif Yesterday's Results SOIJT11KIJN I.KAOtli: Memphis 8. Nashville 2 Ch;tttanooga 9, Lillle Rock 2. Atlanta 4, Mobile 3. New Orleans 1, Birmingham n NATIONAL Mi A OI IK Chicago 2. St. Louis 1. Philadelphia 5. New York 0 Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 2 Boston 0, Brooklyn 2. AMEHICAN UwXGDi: Boston 2, Washington 1. Cleveland 3-n. Uetroit 1-i) St. Lonis 5, Chicago 3. Only games scheduled. .51!) .«. r > ,455 .447 :lli] ' ff (Viiivlt'i: Ne\(s I'linlo, • H. P. Chihlress. Memphis, winner ami inetlallsl ol Ihe amateur division or Hie niylhevlllc Country Club* Kinu Cuiinn Open, held here last weekend, is shown with the iv.'o trophies thai he received alter Llasting a l(i uiitler-pui I3a to pace a Held of 70 nmants In the tournament, children riiiisucc; the [iG-hole mctlal play i«v I.LIOKCS ahead ol rl S;:alTi of Memphis anil four .strokes up tin Willord Wehrle, o i Louisville. Ky., considered one of I tie nation's Kl tup ranking amateurs. Traded Players Begin To Earn Their Upkeep; Bosses Happy Today's Games SOIITHKKN UiAClfi: Nigijit Games Nashville nl Memphis. Chattanooga at Little Rock Mobile at Atlanta. New Orleans at Ilirmingham. NEW YCHK. Wug. 13. (UP) -Til-* day v.'as the day llmt front-office masterminds around the major leagues iciik bows for smart trades. Seven of eight games yesierdav were decided largely by pliiycis ae- tiidred lilts year from other teatiu Ihe National I.e»giii> nice marked time, with St. Louis slayini! three panics behind 'Brooklyn, because P.>lt Voisellc. u Oinnt cuslofl, and Hob Illiott. a foinier Pilate, pa.-ed t!ie Knslon Braves to a 9 to 2 vino over ilSrociilyn hist night ineventcrt Ihe Dodgers from advantage of Chicago's 2 to 1 triumph in Ihe afternoon over tnc Cardinals, V.iiselle. sen-L to Boston in :\ deal Blythcviltc Y Midgets Defeat Team frorn Recce Till- lilyllu-vl'le Y Mldf!Cts, behind the Ilve-hll Inulini! of Lanir- ley trounced (lie Recce Cimde School softball team 1-1 to (i on Die Division street diamond yesterday allerucum. Henley, ihi- Midgets' calcher, v.-),i','h i <lrove '" " IITI rlins wltl1 a double lu " Ln mid n single in four trips lo the plate to pact- his team In hllllne, NATIONAL Boston at Brooklyn. New York at Philadelphia Chicago nt Pittsburgh. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN I.n/iClUE Philadelphia at New York. Washington at Boston, night Detroit at St. Louis, two. ,iigl Cleveland at Chicago, niuht. LITTLE HOCK, Alk., Allg . 13. (U.P.)—Aikiinsas's first annual I state high school swinim;ng and j cliviiii; championship meet will be' held in Little Rock today. The entry list including young hopefuls from nine schools in Arkansas. Little Rock has the greatest representation, with 19 entrants. Other towns competing include Bauxite, Fordyce. Fayetteville, Fort Smith. Jonesboro, Osceola, Warren. I I Trippi fo Begin Pro \Grid Work Tomorrow ATLANTA, Gn., Aug. 13. (UP) — Charley Ti-iiipi. former All-Anuil- ca football star with the University of Georgia oi K ;,; his first successful year as a professional baseball Player tonight to prepare for the coming football season with the Clvcago Cardinals. Trippi.'playing first base for the ami Springdale. '|Alhnta Crackerc or the Southern There will be a dozen events; six Association lias hit a neat .:«7. His each of boys and girls. WMr you CAHT z&v# Tractor Parts— And International Machinery Parts! Electric and Acetylene WELDING DON'T WAIT . • . DON'T KIKK HKKAKAGE! Ite- lilace worn jmrls now and' save valuable time during harvest season. NOW—is (he time lo ready your equipment for fall, linni; '( to our shop for complete inspection and repair work KKI'-ORH you actually need use of it. Kx- lierl fartory-frnined mechanics at your service. Liberal Credit Terms on All Repair Work INTERNATIONAL* HARVESTED 3/2 SOUTH 2ZP ST. PHONE863 first baseball contract permits the versatile star to rjuit on August 15 lo join the Cardinals in prc-sca- son practice sersions. for 'Mori Cooper. ;;nve ,. t , . hits in t!ie seven Innings In up . C. Taylor led Deece's hitting attack with two triples. B. Taylor worked on the mound for the vl.slhii.t. North Dakotan Favorite thei/n. Women's Go'// Meet ed and got credit for the xvi'. Elliott's two-inn homer i,i -Khlli inning started a fonr-r:m lnrgB at «alph 'Hranca's expense. . EVANSTON. Ill Ang n (UP)— and Voiscllo's hit a niomeiii Inter ' i;^ P ,-ly Hanson, a " long-hairetl brought home Connie Ryan. , who blo)ide from Fargo, N. D ranked had..tnoled. Boston got tlirea- more . t^- y tis. Ihe number-one conten.ler runs in the nmtli iniim?. ; U) , S ,, C( , PP(| mtlp IiO|llso Sl|( , Bs () ' f Mobile Lead Cut To Two Games Crackers Down Bears While New Orleans Beats Birmingham 'A1IMNTA, Clll., AIHJ. 13. (UP)-A shin twa-gnme imirnhi .separated le.ixne-leiullnc Mobile and .second- New Orleans lotlay anil iihiiosl . \\ Imporlanl In tlic playoff- iomclons Ump was Hi,, ihreal of set-ami division dubs lo knock ihircl place Nashnllc out of the numbiR. The Pelicans «uri;cil lo within two (Millies of Iho leiinue-le.i<lerr.i by virtue of 11 .scant 1 lu 0 win over ElrinlMKlnnu In Slui'lown liul night whiic thn Hrar.s wore druppliiH a •I to 3 decision lo the Atlanta Crackers bore, In other Binncs, the Memphis Chicks knocked over (lie Nashville Vol:; for Ihe .second Him* in a row and the Cillbeit-Crcw lmpln-< des- peraliiy for n play-olf berth, was bogRCcI In another .slump. Clmltimooim ronllnued on winnliii; MUs by Infills tlic hnpless Lltllo Rus Tnvi'lcrs In Udlo liocX U U> a. In lilrinlnulmin It was a pllch- inr, duel between rlKlitlmmler.i (leoruc pichl mill Johnny Orphul with Ojphal earning out nr. top In nmller nl hits i-lvi'ii up hn; bi-hln-.l In Hie scon-. The Pelicans cnMci-tcil only five lilts off orplml'.s Iwirlln;, but were able lo punch the '.vliii:]n;t run across In the IKth frame, nic-hl acquired by the Pelicans from Atlanta earlier, (his scaMin. M-alleml olKht hll.s cffcclively. l.oHp IMiil Mlnner look the mound for Al Todd's first-plnee Urntii!, on a raln-sn:ikcil dliiinoud lit I'once 13e Leon I'Hrk here imd the Cruel - crs laced him fur nine lilts. The Hears not only uls blown o(f fuc- wheellni! Ken Ciiihlcs who went Ihe route for the winners. Hoping to siilvuRc one mime of a disastrous series In Memphis. I.aiis Gilbert sent his ace, lli|; Hen Wide nitnlusl the I'rollmi-incn. Hut the Chicks landed freely on Wade, 1 H Ini- him and fireman Nell Kaulla for 1:1 hils. Wiule was charged with tile loss. Sideaimr.r Prank Hoersl gave up 12 hits but wils cfrec.livc In Ihe pinches, lie was credited wllli llic win when his males look ndvnnlniiR of four Vol bobbles. Flrebnller liul Toene.s isnvc up only seven htls as the l/xikoiils defeated I.Hlle Hock. The 'Noouans tanned Din Evans anil Sam House for 1(1 blows. Kvans was eliaii'td with the loss. All SIM-IS are resumed loiilghl. Lightning Strikes Two Dead During Sandlot Baseball Ga Coach Arrives James It. rlsher. of Prlendshlp, Ark., arrived in lllythevllle yesterday to iissume Ids new duties as laskelball couch of the Chlclin ami Pups. Klslirj- uradiiriied this Summer from Henderson State Teachers c«lli-|ii> In Arkadelphhi. lie was chosen on all-stale biiskel- l:nll teams twice, once while play- Ing en the Henderson team and once while a member' of I ho Filendshlp nigh School sciuad. p^ A—A llnhtnliiK Ixill kliled"two"pemL- l:uu: outneldeis last night.dufln^'a sandlot biibdmiL game between Pcnnsbuig and Hed Hill:' '•"•'•., lied Hill was itt bat ln>tk*[flf«t half of Ihe Initial Inning" of be iwlllglit B«mc. Most of,-. ,ljrt-:^)fi r sleeved fnns were loll lug. on t>e grass or sltllng In automobiles,. J'.,-• The boll. Irom a stbnh fiv? th i«.» away, hit Centerneldcr- Normdri- Kschbiicb. ID. In the left eah tr'MV-'• clwl down his left leg. ana then • Hashed along Ihe ground' to ftn>- I.eJtllcUler Stanford Bu'cit, 23. •• : %. Kschbach died In Orandview HIK'- • ' pltal. Scllersvllle, Pn., nml Biickf.ln'- Hit Alk'iitown (Pa,) Hospital : w'IUi- In four hours after death weiitWo' but It) lilt; bnll uaiDc. .•-•-. •'•••jjjj ;v Luckily, none of Hie Red Killers' had gotlen on base, bul their third•• base coach, Lnvern Schwcnkc,''2i; caught the tall end of the' It .'milked nlong the ground liml Was still suffeihiK from shock to-" i'ay. Pour oilier Pennsbing liliiyers '.fore knocked down by the charge but did not require hosiillaUwilfbil: The umpire made only Iwo prc*-' ,'iounceincnts In Ihe mime whtcli had 'jcen billed as a hoi contest" ijeU. tween the puijpery, rival, sandiot.', teams aini]iosed mostly of veterans. Jle Imd Jnsl cried "play, baR'! when the llgluiilnir struck. • ,. fi,. i lie Inicr ruled: "Culled liV'ffio Inning because 'of wcnthbr; fiin" EIIIIII;." Chicn^n b»:U t fie Cardinnis viih no trade-aid. Johnny .Sennit/, pilcli- ed a sicadv seven-hit lei- to slop the ReilJirds I«:r tht: tliirri lime this • (Duit-ht Leonard, who came l.o the Piiils Iroin Washington, shut out the New York Giants, 5 to 0. 'FitT.sbinyh won a 12-lnning game frcnl CinriJii'.ati. Ti lo 2, on MIC- co.s:dve singes by Jim H'issell, Frank Gllsline and Ralph Kiner. Kirbi r Hlpbc. obiainctl by Pittsburgh in a trade will) Brooklyn, hed \vcll until the heat made Qualifying Play Starts In All-Army Golf Meet COLUMBUS. Ga., Allg. 13. (UPI — Ttnrtyionc players. Incliuling fa- vorrd Col. .in,-, Wilson of Maxwell Field. Ala., were stated to complete their qualifying rounds today In the first annual all-Army golf tournament. Wilson, a purple Heart, veteran whose hands i.ere so badly burned Hi combat that they almost hatl to be amputated, will have to work to win medalist honors. Lt. c. M. Mai°" ey of Jacksonville. III., got the Yesterday's Star: Al Gettel, 130-inan licld under way yesterday ! hand pitrlier for the Cleveland In- wiib a foiir-tuuler par 6B to lead i tlimis, who gave tip only one hii^ medaiits ccntenders before rain j and that a somewhat lucky one halted play. ! iis Cleveland beat Detroit, 11 to 0. him Heave the g.-inc after innings. i Furreil Jone.s, sent lo the Boston Red Sox by the Chicago While Sox in return for 'Rudy York, hit r. triple in the ninth inning to rlriv? ill the wiTinini? rim as Boston e<l--e<l Washington, 2 to 1. Al Gettel. traded to Cleveland by the Yankees, pitched a sparkling -one-hitler to beat Detroit, 11 to 0, and give the Indians a sweep of a doublchctider. Cleveland won the first game, 3 to 1. bcatint' TIal Nr .v- hotlscr. Ed Robinson doubled honv_- two i-jiis. Gettel lost his no-hitter I in the first inning, when Ed Mayo j doubled. . ' Gettel walked two men, hut boin were erased in doubled ays. Glenn Moulder, recently draftee! from Montreal, won his first sta? t for the St. Louis Browns as beat Chicago. 5 to 3. The Yankees and Athletics were idle. I.illil:i Sprints, Ga., us Women , Western unmteiir golf clmmplon Miss Il.inson. a2 and slender, l.onnced Into prominence as n dark horse. In qualifying ronods. Sh-.<v.« one of threo who tied for mc- cliilisl. honors with two over par She proved to be equally mnstcr- ! in match play yesterday when she trounced Mrs. Richard' I'errln, .Milwaukee. 4 to 3, Today .sho raced a much tougher lest, incclhif! Polly Rilcy. the Fort Worth star who .won Ihe Trans- Mi5.slsslp])i title this year. Colonial Country Club Go/f Tournament Starts MEMPHIS, Aug. 1.1. I UPI -Tin first of two (nullifying rounds uill (jiici'nly Honk (!olli-<:li>r Queen Fillziibetli was an enthusiastic, btiok collerlor. -She had her Pt;tiU'i) ,euarayed. oti.buth, covert, of air ) - .er buoks. an'd actual jewels were nnrd to decorate her cro-.v.'t In the pictures. Chers is menlioned In ZV.ndu III- cndure at least ,'-;t).T3 years befrjre Christ. It was then called lurangii." "cha- bo held today as Ihe animal Colonial Country Club amateur Invlln- lion golf tournament nets underway with four non-Memphlans listed as favorites. Ranked high In the running are John Darniun of Grand Rapids. Mich.; Karl Stewart, of Dallas. Tex., last year's medalist; Johnny Dawson. of Chicago; and Wilford Wehrle, of Louisville, Ky. Last year's winner, Cary Mlddle- colf, Memphis dentist, has turned pro and will not defend his title. A mcmbu of the ObtMclioLhgwciUdl fbccei team" t'l quite the starlleii one »K a Dircssoldorferrprayor literally flics into the tiir to' 1 ' land on Ills shoulder :duriilj}' a yarne in llcrlm: K*-— .', "^•Fo^SoJe^-^'i | ^Italli (uliK, (;l(ise(si Liivil((fries, (Jl'rritieh nlhmclal iA6id* 'Itf.sislinjjf (!;il)itu-( .Sinks;, w'tih (Ij)iihle•""ilftHK Ijoartt. Aiiliunalib Oil itiid -klucirii;'.\ViU«r-ii«ii1dr.s.. 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