The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 16, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 16, 1947
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BLTTHEVILLB (ARKJ OOUBDBK HEWS SATUKDAY, AUGUST 10, 1947 Southern Cords and Dodgers Turn On Heaf in National Flag Chase . • -- rloy in Dixie Loop f ^ Inter Final Two '•Weeks; Bears Lead ,', r ATLANTA, Ga.. Aug. 1C.. (UP)— Final load tups foi half of the. Southern Association's entries were o* \n bad starts today and as the seisbn nan owed to two short weeks Moiitle's racing Biuins and the New prlwiiis Pelicans npjjeared determined to blaze a white-hot streak to Hie ulrc. ' Mobile owned with the last-place Little Rock Travelers last night In Mobile and tall righthander John Hall held the Rocks at boy with only four hits as the league-leaders took' a thumping 11 to o win. The Bear sluggers landed on Al (Pie) Picchota and fast-bailer Sam House for 13 safclles including a . home run by Chuck Connors in u>e seventh \uth iio'he on. 'Piechol'n Va^ chaigert with the loss. In New Orleans Ihe Pelicans prayed host to the Memphis Chicks hvtm ungrnllatim: fashion. A three- rfch Bud mlly in Ihe last half of . tire ninth dashed the Chick hopes of \ictoiy and the second-place PetWahs triumphed e to 5. Homers by Mike Muosc\lc,li and by playcr- tnantgcr- Fred Walters In the early irmiAgs set the stage for the winning".'rally. Roy Bueschcn contributed' a home run for Memphis. TJye Pels touched Ray Harrell and Ed \Vplland lor 10 hits while Ihp Ciiickasaws-garnered nine safe- Hfes off Walker Ciess and Jim Shea. Cress wns the winner.and Harrcll HeavenSv Form By John Griffin > Unlttd Fttts Sports Writer NOW YO3K, Aug. !«. (UP)—The res'/ of the National League teams \vcic starting to get lost in the dust lonay as the Dodgers nnd the Cards luriiEM °" the power full-blast for nnaUwr of their riy-roarlnij, dowu- to-llie-vviic chases for Hie pennant. Both (he front runners were play- lug tap-notch baseball, as witness the Dodgers' 8 to 1 defeat or the Phils and Cards' 7 to 4 triumph over the Pirates last night leaving tho Dodgers sllll four-and-a-half games in front. But things were not going nearly so well for Ihe Braves and the Giants, the only oilier con- lenders who still have genuine hopes o! getting In on the flag fight. The Braves took over third place by llnce percentage Mints by Beating the Giants, 8 lo 7, but their two losses in 'three games lo Brooklyn during Ihe week put a serious crimp In their drive and today's victory left them eight nn<| n half games behind. For tlic stumping Giants, it was tho fourth loss In a row and they were left nine games in the ruvk, Nanny FVrnanclc-?., single In tlic ninth iiuriiiK drove jii the dec'ldin:: tttti in C'lc Ginnts-Untves pajne and gave the victory lo relief pitcher Walt LsnfivniOTiii. who muled only one inning. Walker Cooper hit tlic game's big blow, n thi'ce-rini homer, but two passes issued by Clarence lot', in the ninth paved Ihe wnv> for FcmaniAe?.' single. Ictt \vns tho losing pitcher. The Dodgers mounted, a 14 hit atUick In bacX up liic clfcctivc southpaw pile-hint; of Joe Hatten, wiio scored hig 1.2Lh victory. -Schoolboy Rowe went ali Ihe way for the Fhills. yclldinj! a grand-slam home run lo IJruce Edwards In the ninth inning r.nd lour hits to Jackie Tloh- iuscn. The Cards socked three liomcrs in beating the Phatcs-Whitey Knrow- ski'.s nth, Del Rice's second, and pi.iiniiclnliin Stain Muslnl's I3tn. Ralph Klncr mliuu - n " im hit two-homers tor the Pittsbwrg, -lie second knocking out staring >Hcher George Mnnger, hut were not enough to deprive Muiiger of Ills lOih win. Ernie 'Hoshnm was the losing pitcher. ' Six straight hits with two out In the eighth'inning gave the Chicago Cubs four runs, Ihe important tallies as they beat the Reds 0 lo 5 to move back into 'fifth r'ncc. .Relief pitcher Emil Kusli was the winning plt-hcr, driving in Ihc winning run himself. In the American League, ex-outfielder Bob Lemon of' the Cleveland Indians UU-necl in his first major-league shutout when he llu'cc-hittcd Ihe'St. Louis Brcwns.2 tol. Ken Kellner. who "nad a dou- b.'e aud a single, drove in both Indian runs, while Lsmon did not al- Icw a single iBrawnic lo reach third base. Joe ColcitiRti of the A's also twirl- Patey Elsener, 17-year-old San "Francisco diver, executes per- fet* form as she comes out of a half-gainer in practice session in per home town. Patsy is an Olympic Games aspirant. cd a shutout, slopping the Washington Senators, 3 to ti. on Jour hits Bnrncy McCoskey's single and Mike Oucrrn's double drove In the A'.s tliree rims while the only profit to Washington v:as Ihc n:orc than $10,CCO worth of presents Riven to Cecil Travis, Senator Star for the past 13 yeais. The Yankees drew 07,803 fans for n night giunc with tlic Boston Red Sex and treated them to a ID to 6 tniinph that Increased their league lend to 12 1-2 panics. George Stirmveiss, who authored a homer, n triple and u single, look the hitting hoiiora /or Now York and Ted Williams' two doubles led the Sox Virgil Trucks registered his ninth victory lor the Detroit Tigers, although his wildncss necessitated relief from Al Beaton hi the eighth lnti, when he "oeat Chicago, o to Yesterday's star—'Hob Lemon of the Indians who gained his fifth victory of the year with his first major-league shutout—a three hitter against the 'Browns. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTliKRN LKAGVK » W. L. Mobile 78 49 New Oilcans 17 51 Nashville , C7 CO Chattanooga Ofi B'i Atlnnlii fil lia lllnnlnglv.uu fil G7 Memphis 58 (J8 Little Rock 42 8B NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Brooklyn 69 44 St. Louis 63 « Just Like the Babe ... So Far Suggs, Diringer in Finais Of Women's Links Meet EVANETON, III., Aug. 16 (UP) — Louise Suit's, a soft-voiced Georgian whose Bolt game tor Itself, attempts to win her fourth consecutive Women's Western golf title today against Carol Diringer, a Tiffin, O. miss who has never tak«n a major crown. Each wen convincing victories yesterday to enter the finals of the 47th annual Women's Western amateur tourney and for Miss Sug«s her scmt-linni 'triumph was a repeat of her of Jean Hopkins, Cleveland, to enter the finals lasl year. < In I9<C, paying at Cleveland, she clowned MKs Hopkins, 4 to 2. yesterday it was 3 and 2, as the Utliia Springs, Ga. star put on a driving finish on the last nine. Here are the eyes, grip, swing ami stance that enables the Now York Giants' big first baseman Johnny Mize to equal the nace set hv •Babe Kutli in establishing riis'in.'ii<>r-lo.-i(-iio Immc-iun rorm-d O f HO in 1027, Mill the nld Sultan i,( Swat manufactured 17 in Seotpnibi." P(;t. .52!) International Net Series Starts on Forrest Hills Court MEW YORK, Aug. 10. (UP) — A puucrfu! U. S. Wltjhtinan Gun lentn. siicar-U-adcU Uy three women .stars \vh i tv;cpt the turf 'it Wimbledon, was an overwhelming •" L r II 12 . favorite ',jr,2 dies iiK»lns!> .491 .457 .323 Boston . New York Chicago . Cincinnati 00 57 52 52 48 44 New York . Boston . .. Detroit . .. Philadelphia Cleveland . Ghlcayo . . Washington St. Lonls .. AMKKICAN LKACUK W 1, 73 38 50 49 58 50 57 54 52 S3 51 01 4G •10 Pet. .011 .572 .530 .533 .468 .450 .425 .396 .Pet. .058 .548 .5:17 .514 .495 .433 .357 Cireiit Britain tod'i/ as Ihc iiUni''!?:".niiI tennis •ie'ii's returned lo Forks', Hills for thn first lime .since ;°39 ."jcscntlnr! ili t-i'-st possible lineup, the 0. U. y:\i lead with its four aces — }.ii'.'K:>ret Osborna -if San Pinncls.M and Louise Brounh of Beverly Hi!;.« Oi-.'if., in i;u slii'^lcs with Doris Hart of Miami and Mrs pnlricln Canning Toilcl of Hidden Valley, Calif., in the loi:- blcs. Miss Osuoine, singles winner .it Wimbledon :i::d heir-apparent to the U. S. crown vacated by Pauline Bel/, opens the two-dny series of seven innleh?; against Britain's ace. Mrs. Jean Nlcoll Bostock They will ii" followed on the sin- Bllt Llpscomli. Nabers Mokes Mat Debut In Arena Moncfay Sid NaUcrs, n Louisiana (jrapp'ler. and relative of Chester. Arthur aad Jodie Nailers of Rlythcvillo, will make Ul r (h'.st appearance on Mike Mcroney';: wrestling program tiL-re Monday jii^ht when he teams with Fto>' Welch for :v taK match. with Ralph Garibaldi and Lefty I'nccr. Nailers, a veteran of many years in tlic bone-bciiding business, lias wrestled in tlic Mid-South circuit a number of Uines but has never appeared on the can! here before, lie conies to Ulythcvillc highly recommended by some of the South's licst grapplcrs. Garibaldi, another veteran of the Mi'.l-South circles, will be inuklng his second appearance on the local card Monday night. He appeared j litre last week with Roy Welch In a tag match against Hill Canny and EHis Paces Linksmcn ' In Memphis Tournament MBMPH13. Term., Miy. 1<J. (UL>| — Medalist Sonny Ellis of Columbus, Oa.. paced the field today In the Colonial Country Club invitational tourney heating Martin Tcn- "ey of LitMc Rock, Ark., 7 and C. ''Other livsl round winners included Bean Bailey, Jim Wliittcnbere, Ed Halbach. H. I". Childless, Memphis; Albert Stone, Jackson, Term ,/. W. fJubicfc. Jr.. Moncltc, Ark. Bubba Smart, pine Hlnff, Ark. Junius Heberr, Baton Rouge, La. Gardner Dickinson, Jr., Macon. Ga. Read Courier News Want Ads cup .star from Glendale, Gal., sought his second straight major tennis tournament championship today when he faced Bill Talbert of Wilmington, Del., in the linals of the Newport Casino invitational meet. NOTICE NOW AVAILABLE at your Grocery and Cofo Clover Farms Scaltest Milk & Dairy Products (iriirle "A" J>as(euri/.«l You've Tried the Now Try the llcsl! Call fur Scaliest Milk Delivered FUKSU Daily East Arkansas Milk Co. 3133 Pacific Ave. Memphis, Tcnn. dluai court, by Miss Brongh against Mrs. Kay Stammers Menzlcs. comely English southpaw who made her Wl.-jrllinaii r!"but In 1035 HIKi ex- pccU lo call II qnils after her current lour of America. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN l.KAGUK New Orleans 6. Memphis 5. Mobile 11, Little Hock 0. Chattanooga 8, Atlanta 4. Nashville 14, Birmingham !). tlie loser. AthwLu bou'ed to fourth-place Cha|.tnnoogn 8 to 4 as the defending 1 champions opened their flnnl road trip. Shelby liinncy nnd Charley Mistos gjivc up 15 base Wows ami Kinney was charged will) the loss. Kennedy gave up eight lilts us lie chalked up his IGth win—one of the mows being n two-run homer by Ted Cieslak in the ninth inning. In Nashville, Ihc Vols showed power in crushing ttic Birmingham Bayons 14 to a beneath ,n 19-hit hai'fago oit-,Alqx ..Ronay and'.fc- Hefer Gene Babbitt. ' •' •"••'; Dick Hoover mid Dolph Miitulls tolled for the Vols with Hoover Betting credit for the win. Homers by Hal Jcffcoat nnd George Dyam aided the. v,<;rmlrrg cause, accounting for two runs each. All scries arc resumed tonight. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 8, New York 7. Night games: St. Loui.s 7, Pittsburgh 4. Brooklyn 8, Philadelphia 1. "Chicago C, Cincinnati 5. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York }0, Boston 6. Philndclphln 3, Washington 0. Detroit 0. Chicago 2. Cleveland 2, St. Louis 0. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at<Ncw Orleans, night. •AtlHiil-a at ChHltajioosa, nifiht. Littlo -Rock at Mobile, night. Birmingham at NiishviUc. AMERICAN LEAGUE Ho5ton at New York. -''Philadelphia at Washington. Cleveland at St. Louis, night. Only games. Essential accessories are important on every truck. We have a complete line that is Intcrna- tional-Approved-tachometers, fire exringuish- ers, spotlights,fog lights, seat cushions, and dozens of others. International-Approval means - that each accessory has not only been checked but double-checked by Internationa! engineers —that quality and performance are doubly certified. So guard against disappointment by getting your truck accessories here, just as you guard against disappointment when \\c service your trucks. DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED 312 So. Second St Phone 863 NATIONAL Brooklyn at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Chicago nt CincinniUi. New York RI Boston, night. 60 Start Third Round In Portland Golt Meet PORTLAND. Ore., Aug. 16. (DPI —Sixty of i',o'.fc:om's top professionals and amateurs, bent on ov- nkiiiK pacF--scllhuj Johnny Palmer, of Bndlti, N. €., tee off today for Hie third 18-liolc round of the 510,000 rorllimrl Open tournament. Palmer, n ctimparniive ncwcomev to loiininmeiit play, yesterday added a two-unrtcr-pur 70 to his previous day's r>0 Toi- a 136 total and a onc-slroko lead over two oilier riarkliorsos. George Vtty'.wi, of Hampton. Va., moved Into .contention with a blazing 06. six umlei par, lor 137. He was tied for second with Portland professional I.nrty Lambergcr who licked his home course with a 67. Lutes Defeats Tigers 7-2 in League Game Mend's Blythevllle Tigers saw the chances of their participating in the Mississippi Coxmty Amatour Baseball League's play-oft ,slip Uirough their (ingei's ; yesterday \vhen they dropped a 7 to 2 de£i.: sion to the Lutes nine in a make-'viii Bamc. . • -; Tlic Tigers pave Kenny Merrltt, iheir nee I'ighthander, a two-run .end in the first inning but n blistering three-run attack by ILutes two innings later put the Tigers on the defensive where they remained for the rest of the contest. Hugh Wright, n righthander hurled for Lutes giving np only four blnglcs over the nine rotite. Harold Ward replaced 'Mer- rltt on the mound in the scvcntli InniiiEj when a two-run homer by pitcher Wright sent him to tho bench. Tile loss was the 'rivets seventh against eight wins for a percentage of .411 nnd virtually took them out of the running. They have three more games left to play this season. In'another league mnke-up game yesterday the Manila Cardinals defeated the league-leading Blytheville Route _Two Lookouts -\ to 2 on the Munila diamond. 'Hie toss cut the Lookouts' lead to one game over second-place Cooter nncl two, Bailies ahead or the third- place Cardinals. lieturnins to the ring here after a two-week absence is Lefty Pacer, the bad boy from Ohio. Pacer, as on the program hero for a number well :is Welch, has been appearing of years and has acquired a lumic 'or himself. Tivo one-far, preliminary matches vlll precede tlic main event with \iccr nnd WPJcl) s(|»aring of) in he first nnd Garibaldi and Nabers nngllng in Ik", second. Head Courier New;; \Vmil A'Js. Another Boxer Killed NORTH ADAMS. Maw. Aus;, 10. (OPi — Glenn Nc.vton Siniih, 23- ycar-okl Philadelphia middlcweiRht, died at. « ho r :>ital irxlay without legaining consciousness aflcr bcin? knocked out 'n the ninlli round of his boxing bout with Snin l);u'oudi of Akron, O.. here lasl niRlit. Softball Tourney Opens to Select State Champions LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 10. (UP) — Five games avc on tup this afternoon and tonight ns the annual Arkansas State Men's Softball ToiirnnweiH opens in Little EWrk for a 11-day stand. Sixteen teams survived 11 district tournaments in which nn estimated record number nf 200 teams played. Today's schedule: Veterans Hospital of Hiycllcvillc vs. Root Petroleum Co. or El Do- racla. 2:30 p.m. , Owen Frozen Food Locker of Pine Blurt vs. Upton insurance of - West Memphis. 3:45 p.m. :l Losei'R of lirf.t, gumc vs. losers of second gaire. G p.m. natcsvlllc All-Stars vs. Little Korh veteran?. 7 p.m. Fletcher Cleaners of For I Smith vs. Lion oilers of El Dorado (lav afternoon and night in the 8:30 p.m. Tlie same '.cams will play Snn- dnv iilirrnoon nnd night in the dou'olc-oliminiHioii schcrlule. 'i'\\c f111.11 game will be played Tnse- (lay nisht. Aug. 27, and the winner will be certified to represent Arkansiis in Ihc southwest regional tournament at. Houston, Tex.. Aug. Worthcn Bankers of Little Rock are Hie rlnfr-nciitii; cliampions. nnri the Lion oilers of El Dorado are lasl year's iiinncrs-up. 8 oz 'A' Grade All White Duck 9' and 7i' Bcmis Bag Co. COTTON PICK SACKS New Theater Manila's Fines* Ahawn EVERT NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Snndar Box Open* Week f)»j» 7:M p. Bat-Son. 1 p.m. Cant Showtnr Saturday 'PIONEER JUSTICE" a PUC Picture ' with Sclecteil Shorts Sitlurday Owl Show 'Gas House Kids Go West' with Hilly Hiiiiip :unl Kortri't, I.()» - er Also Short Subjects ••••^•••••••••^•••••^^^•^M RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. L»st Time "Law Comes to Gunsight" will) .Tnhnny Mack Brown ('arloiin land Chaplor 12 of "Mitnlniiit or Mystery Islami" SuUitxlay Owl Show "RENEGADE GIRL Wlih Alan Curtis and Anil KavaR ' Also Short Sunday and Monday Tuesday Paramount Sweeps You Aloft in the Screen's Greatest Riwv.MH'c of xhc Skies! Sonday and Mimriiiv "Miracle on 34th Street" with Sluurccn O'llara anil .7<ihn Payne Selected Shorts li MV'TEtt NATIONAL Trucks YOU CAN BUILD NOW! Prc-Fdb Sectional Government Buildings arc 2fl-ft. x 100-ft. All in 5-fl. scrliniis. rwilletl. Hoof .section S' x 12'- Walls 5' x 7'. I 'low see- lion 5' x 10'. Sills, ;! pieces 2" x K". Uaflers 2~' \ |" Trusses. Average iiicludcs 20 windows, 2 doors. Easy to lake down and jmi up. IJuy entire 20 x 100 or ( /i or '/'» as you need. All ready for immediate delivery. While they lasl. 52000 Value Only ...................... §650 'Will Make Fine- Tenant Houses, Tourist Camps, Hunting, Fishing Lodges, Farm Buildings, Stores, Barns. BOSLEY WRECKING CO. njrmbnrs, Tcnn. Army Mr Past R(. 51, 1 Mile North of Halls 1* Miles South «( Ilycrsburg Mr. Boslc.v, SI,;r. At Cordcll Hull P.vcnlngs 6-8 Phone 1122 Golt Finals Start noISCHATEb, Quc.. Aug. 1(5. I UP I — Fr ink Striimihan. 1.1 ir Toledo, o.. "muscle man." faced Bill Ezlnicki. :i bixl.v-bi iiisini; <lc- [cmcnian on the Toronto Mni>lc Leafs hocky team, today In the 35-hf)!c [inalg of the Canadian Amateur K olf championship. Schroeder Seeks Net Titic NEWPORT. R. I.. A\l(!. 1«. (UP) ptlC!-.. J94G U. S. Davis ATTENTION FARMERS The ISc;in lictdcs arc • UK<u'n t-atisiiiK much destruction! Now is the time In kill insects and .prevent heavy losses'. The cheapest and most effective- way lo control (he.s'e iie.sls is by Ail" pljine Dusting. Only (iOc per ai-rc will «>Vcr coals of Airplane service, with a reliable and experienced 1'ilol (o assure prulcclton of your Wan troji. Call us for full details and latest recommendations from the University of Ar- kanscs. Planters Flying Service Phone 3721 Blytheville starring ANNE BAXTER WILLIAM HOLDEN SONNY TUFTS WILLIAM BENDIX STERLING HAYDEN HOWARD DA SILVA Vr- Difecred by JCHN r KKO News and Hlinrt -Ted BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION TRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals or. Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday \DULTS 45c — C.IIH.nRRN Ifw Monday, Aug. 18th \UULTS 45c — CHILDREN I5c (Tax Included) KOX SEATS ir>c EXTRA TAG MATCH RALPH GARIBALDI and LEFTY PACER versus ROY WELCH and SID NABORS ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Roy Welch Sid Nabors «. Ralh Garibaldi vs. Lefty Pacer j| Op«n at 7:00 p.m.; Starts T:» P-W. Last Time Today "Dangerous Venture" wilh Wiltinm l!oyd as llninilnTig Cassirlj "Lost city of the'Jungles" Also Shorts Saturday iMitlnite Show Claris 10:15 p.m. "BEDLAM" wldi Koris Karloll anil Anna Lcc 1'uramouut Nuns and Shorts Sunday »n«i Mond*r "Badman's Territory" with Randolph Scott, Ann Richards, Ocorgc "Gabby" Hayes I'aramaunt News and Shorts &&;.

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