The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 19, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 19, 1947
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'KM W/P'HEVILLE (AUK.) COUKIEtt NEWS TUKSDAV, AUGUST 19, 1947 tm ana yyipsiey W®etfMi.ook at '47 Edition and Paps Tomorrow .MJCoMhes Firman Bynum and Pop Mosley will gel the first of their 1947 foottjall squads tomorrow afternoon .when prc- f cot bull training for junior nnd senior high school teams opens . ' / ' ifit*i?' one *°° oP'miistio about the approaching season, the two mcn- torc'wtll pin their.hopes or a success: ul season on 15 reluming letter- ^•ien, ll for the Chicks and four for the Paps. Oi the 60-odd candidates expected to report for the opening drills tomorrow, only a small number »ill be experienced* '—= ',* 3*rth less than a n.onth left be-' fore bath the Paps and the Chicks <H>en ''•> their 1S47 season, Coaches Pvnum and Mosley are ex; ect«d to op*n .the practice sessions with regular drills despite the hot weather. Opening sessions will be iie.d at ttje'Blythmlla Country Club due he touch-up v.ork being doue at Field ' tpoach IB) mini's biggest won 5 "*'iU be the lack of experienced material fmn> which to choose his 1S4T eieven. Cf the 11 returning letter- nijyi, seven arc hncmen aijd four M£ bacUs O-tside of tliesc eleven candidates, onlj a small number ot other; toys expected to report tomorrow" have had much experience BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE 'W. L. Pet. Mobile .-..,..(I 50 New Orleans 80 52 Nashville . 71 Chattanooga . .., 68 Atlanta C2 Birmingham . ; ,• 61 Mctr.|iliis 59 Little Rosk 42 New York i Boston Detroit Philadelphia •One of the other worries of the Tribal Chieftain is the absence or ru£nev-ly-eppointcd a."s!s»aiu, Wal- t«ri,S.~ Davis. Davis will graduate from the University of Arkansas this month and Is not expected un- lilf after tlie pre-season training is ifflt under way. However Coa^h Bjtium stated that when he' talked to'Davis while attending the coach es clinic at th e Untversltj last week he was told ther^, vjere some Indications that his assistant might get Clc\chnd awav earlier thah expected Chicago Tw;h Schedules loom | Washington *This jear's schedule is one ol tlie St Louis "> toughest eier faced b> a. Blythe Vilie High School team The Chicks •will open their '1341 season »t FI*) Dorado on Sept 12 Tl^i \vrtl te turn home the following Friday for a |ame'with an old rival, the Far 'agould Bulldogs; go to Memphis tlie riex-t week where they meet Messtck High, and then they plaj Little Hpck, Pine 'Bluff and Jonesboro, on successive weeks, The following week the Chicks TvBl -take a rest period prior to meeting Texifkana here. They will wind up their home schedule Nov. .7'when they;meet the usually stronj North Li«e Rock Wi ucats Their final three games with Batcsville. Helena, and Forrest City, win Rll be: played on the road. , 'iWith itrie ; Big 13 Conference ,dls- » continued and the new , play-off system > installed this jear, the Ohkks Kill have but one obstacle to~ cross before the} can obtain a frerthi in the State chapipionship play-off, and that 15 t Jonesboro. Blytheiille and Jonesooio are'the only d*o schools in District 3, \vhich was,formerly Distil:t 4, .0 receive a,,"A!V' rating , ... "Oaf Will Hold nisUjct '1'IUc r The winner of the > Blythe'ville- Jonesboro contest iwj) l;e pronounced Distri-t 3 A A chanipops and will represent the district in the state m«t in November The play-off sfttem « as inaugurated in the .suite last j ear,with the State Chairrjioh ijt'Je Rock Tigers wa'king over all opposition m all classifications. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Brcrklyn 72 45 St. Louts 64 50 Boston '. ... 63 52 New York 57 53 Cincinnati SB «2 Chicago 52 62 Pittsburgh . : t-i 66 Philadelphia . 45 68 AMERICAN LKAGUF. W L 74 39 60 50 59 60 54 52 46 41 .018 615 .5(2 .515 AM ,465 '.450 .310 Pel. .615 .561 .548 .518 .475 .456 .426 .398 .Pet. .635 .545 .536 .526 £00 .456 .426 .357 The Paps too, will, face one of the toughest schedules ever known in thr his'ory of the school this Fall. They will open their 1947 schedule Yesterday's Results SOXITHERN' LFAGUF •Mobllfi.Yll, Mcrriphtst! 10 • (second game rain). 'New Orleans 5. Little Rock 2 Birmingham at Chattanooga, rain Nashville 5, Atlanta i NATIONAL. LEAGUE (Brook'yn 7-12, St. Louis 5-3. Only games. AMERICAN LEAGUE •No games scheduled. Today's Games SOUTHERN, I ( EAGUE •Nigbt games: • -,. ,, -, ; Memphis at Mobile. Atlanta at -Nashville. Birmingham at Cliattanooga. 'Little 'Reck at New.. Orleans, NATIONAL, LEAGUE" Chicago, at Philadelphia-,-ti •St. Louis ut Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Boston, night. . Cincinnati at New York, night. . AMERICAN LEAGUE N.RW York, at Detroit, .... •Boston p.t St. Louis. " iPlilladelphla at ChlcaRO, night. Wnshmgtpu at Cleveland',' niglvt. Dixie Flag Race On Home Stretch Pels and Vols Keep Pace With Bears As End Draws Near ATLANTA, Gft., AVKJ. 19. (UP) — Coupling good pitching viltli timely hitting the New Orleans Pelicans ant the Nashville Vols kc|)t ho'. O'l the trail of Die league-leading Mobile ISears today put the fiist-i;;os- Ing season continued to knife Inlo their pennant bo|*s Manager Fred. Walters boasted -another consistent winner hi hfs pitching stafl after watching lanky Jim Atkins baffle ths Lltt! Rock Travelers with five hits last nlsht as the Pels triumphed hi New Orleans 5 to 2. • Atkins, a lean righthander, sol off (o a bad start and the Dlckey- men punched their two runs across In (he Initial frame — hut It wasn't hold against him because 'ic settled down and hurled score- :ess ball the rest of the way. His nates meanwhile mnccd elnrtcr. Bill Evans and reliever Mllr> John- vm for 12 hits. Evans -was charged with the loss. In Nashville pete • Mnllory sciU- crcd 10 hits as the Vols downed Jic Atlanta crackers 5 to 1. Shelby Klnney, cracker starter, (jave up an equal number of safeties but the Vols bunched their bingles lov three tallies in the first Inning. Hal Quick poled a long home run ofl Klnney In the sixth with none on Just for good measure. In Mobile the Bears and Memphis Chicks had to call a halt to their roustabout* midway In the contest because of rain — after the Chicks leaped to an early lead by scoring four In the first and four In the second. The Chick powerhouse hi the first was given momentum by Ted Khjszeu'ski's home run with two oti and the (slant first sucker seiu Mobile ace J?oy Bole.? to the showers. Pershlng Mondorff, came In and the Chick assault continued In the second. In the third frame the Bears showed their claws and fangs, scoring six runs. After the rhln the Bears ;A'ent on, to score three hi the seventh and two In the eighth and the fray was finally culled at Iho end of the eighth because of more rain. Mobile won II to to. The second game was postponed. Frank Hoerst, third or three Chick twirlcrs, was charged with the loss and Roy Whltaker, fourth Bear Ditcher to see action was the winner.. . Chattanooga and ; Birmingham \vere valued out. In Chattanooga. All series arc resumed tonight, with ,n twin-bill slated In Mobile. Cooling Off Period Many Fine Horses to Compete In Osceo/o Show August 25-26 Lineman Ed Neal douses Ted Fritsch as the Packers' fullback quenches his thirst from a hoso. Ttie Packers open the football season in an exhibition game with the New "York Giants at Green , ' Bav. AUK. 23. Dodgers Deal Cardinals Twin Licking In 'Do-Or-Dyer' Series ATHLETES FOOT ITCH NOT HARD TO KILL. 'IN ONE HOUR, triiot pleased "yoor 15c back at *ny drrj etoTf. TK-OIi_ & 8THOVQ fimnlcld*. COD* tkim W^f- - »lcohot, IT PgM liTHATtBg. Re*chei UORB tenn» to KTLL the Itcti. Phone 476 Kirby Dror Store against Marked Tree at Haley Field. S-jpt. 12. ..The ( following week they meet the Helena Juniors at'Helena. They go to Malvern p"'. 3; to Jones- jbprp.Oct. Ifl.and return home .Opt.: 'IV to' nieeb'Kirflgoiiltb'Thev' 'niSeV •Forrest City on Oct. 31 and Newport Nov. 6, both games sway, and then return home to wind up their season. ' They will play Little Ro:k East Side Junior High Schol here Nov. H and Soulii Side of Memphis, here Nov. 21. Woman Shoots Perfect Score, .Wins Sfceet Title •VANDALIA, b.» Allg, 19 The Grand American Handicap Ecattcrgun tournament contln'i'.etl ttxiay. after opening yesterday with a bi'lillnnt '[tei-formnhcc .by s Lela Frank iHall of Sierra .Madre, Cal., who became ' the first 'ever to win the « omen's champion of champions shoot with a perfect 100 X 100. '. With a record field of 1.097 on and. eight state champions took. erfcct scores to tie for men's hampion of champions. Leader:, the closely contested event were lercer Tennlle of Shreveport, t.u. Ix Rcindcis of Waukesh, Wis., Ju- us Petty of England, Ark., Fcant senr of Chicago, Roy O. Qole of ! ntario, llerl) Bush ol IVlHnois and tx; Hcistand of Hillsboro. O. The winner will be decided by ie scores made In today's rcgu- arly scheduled events. INTERNRTIONRL-RPPRQVED / Essential accessories arc important on every truck. We have a complete line that is International-Approved—tachometers, fire extinguishers, spotlights, fog cushions,and dozens of others. International-Approval means that each accessory has not only been check'ccl but double-checked by International engineers —that quality and perforrriance are doubly certified. So guard against disappointment by get- ring your truck accessories here, just as you guard against disappointment when we service voor trucks, : DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED 312 So. Second St. Phone 863 National Doubles Meet inters Second Round CHESNUT I JILL. Mass., Aug. 19. UP) — Top-secclcd Ted Schrocdcr f Glcndalc. CaHf. nnd Jack Kra- ncr of Los Angeles, and sccoml- fuiked Frank Parker of Los An- cles ami Gardnar Mulloy ot Coral Uables. Fla. ivcrc expected to .sweep hrough second round matches to- »y COKNEUUS n\'\it i United Press Sports Writir ' NEW YORK. Aug. 19. (UP)' — Mnnngcr Ecidlc Dyer of the St. louls Cnrillnals Insisted today that his team, like John Paul Jonss. bad not yet begun to fight, but the 66,000 Hrooklynitei who saw ;ne Dodgers trample the Cards twice? yesterday were making world series plans nonetheless. Brooklyn won the afternoon amc, 7 to 5. manhandling Howie Pellet In a five-run burst in the fifth inning, and then really set off the fireworks at night for 11 12 lo 3 victory that extended [ha Dodger lead to 6'/i games. The .St. Louts malinger, ivlio doesn't think It's' fuliny to 'call the fcur-ganic set nt Ebbets Ficltl a "Do-or-byer" series, wasn't discouraged — at least, wibiicly. "Remember, we still have a lout; slattd at home in September," he said. ; ' Brooklyn — its pSuyers and its fans —. wasn't frightened. Dodgers : '»oii jtlnec in, a row at Sponsmans.ParX last.trip. ,..,, Antl the Dodgers looked like belter uall club thanMhe-Redbirdg yesterday. Ja'ckic Robinson started Brooklyn to a two-run lead in the first, inning o[ the first game wltjj a home run, but St. Louis tier! in the second on extrabasc hits : hy \yhltey jfCurowskl.and Enos Slauffh- ter, a walk and ti doubleplay. The Cards took n one-r»ti lend In the third, hut, Brooklyn settled mat-' tcis in the fifth by climbing Pol;let for two walks. Pele', Reiser's single. Carl Furillo's .silicic and Bruce Edwards' triple. Pellet took a shower then, and a long tly scored Edwards. St. Louis threatened in tlie ninth, biit Hugh Casey came on : lo save the victory for lefty Vic Lombard!. Dyer, feeling that a crisis had arrived, called on Harry Brcchecn to pitch the nfght, game. The catlike lefty, long known as one of baseball's great motley Imricrs, had won nine and lost one under lights this year, but. Brooklyn needed only ?,',^ innings to make llic record nine-atid-two. The Brook. 1 ; joylvilly socked Brcchecn lor seven hits, n»d by the time George Mim- Bcr retired the side .in the third inning the score .was 1 lo 1. Brooklyn \venl on from '.here for' an evening that delighted the OSCEOLA, Aug. 19. — A total* — of $3000 in prizes and awards is being olfered entries Jn Osceo'a's fifth annual horse show to be held here Aug. 25 and 26, W. H, Nicholson, president of the Osceola Junior Chamber of Commerce, who is sponsoring the event, announced today. Entries from some of the Mid- Souths finest stables are being re- clved and one of the largest fields or entries in the history of the event Js expected. Prize winning horses from some of the South'.s larger horse shows, ncluding the I>e Bonheiir in Mem- I )hls, the Junior League shov.' In Lexington, ,Ky., and horses lhat nave been shown In New York's Madison Square Garden, have been entered, Mr. Nicholson said. Henry James S'vltt, chairman of :hc awards committee, stated that ribbons and trophies for the even have beeri received and will be displayed here next week. MIs ; ; Marjorle Mayo, recently chosen as 'Miss Osceota" will present, the awards,to the winners, he said. The first night's activities wiil feature jumpers, thrcc-gaited horses, the ponies, junior walking, Shetland and roadster classes, the ladle.?' five-gated division, the five-galled open, thrce-gaited open, fine harness open, walking mares, and hackney singles. Cn the second night the championship stakes will be run \vilh winners from the opening nights divisions competing in the jumpers division. Northeast Arkansas plea- Game Wardens Soon to Wear Khaki Uniforms PAYETTEVILI-B, Ark., Allg. 10. (UP) — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has decided to uniform Its wardens In kalikl outfits and specially designed shoulder Insignia. The commissioners announced their decision following an inspection of the Warden Training School at the university of Arkansas in Fayetteville.- ' : . sure class, walking stallions, hackney stakes, fivc-gaited amateur, the Shetland harness championship. aiid the walking and roadster championship stakes. '. Judges lor the events wiil be Turner Young, of Lebanon, Temi., and Felix Evans, of Lynchburg, Tenet- -: : . .-'-'., :< .:.-" Wholesalers, Loy Eich to Battle for Title The league champion Saliba Wholesalers and the second-Place Loy Eich nine, will open their three-game city- Softball championship series at Walker Park tonight at 8 o'clock. , •The trvvo teams advanced to the finals of the City Softbaii league's ers olf Harry Taylor, who retired Tiler the sixth inning with a sore inn. Lombard! 'finished with three scoreless innings. The two teams play a day game today. In exhibition games yesterday tiic Giants beat the Yankees, 4 o 1. the Washington Senators licked the Phillies. 3 to 0, and the Detroit Tigers topped the Kalamazoo, Mich.. All-Stars. 6 to 3. icldon Jones pitched a six-hitter to beat the Yankees, nnd was backed by home runs by John Mize i cl Bob Thomson. Each team now j play-off last week by winning tlieiv j has won one and lost one In the first round games. The Wholesalers ! 1947 Mayor O'Dwyer Trophy series. ' copped two straight tils from the" Washington got its 'three runs i O.vens Druggists and the Eichers | of[ Phil Manager Ben Chapman, I defeated the Sam Johns S.T.aks- \\l\o came in. to pitch the eighth house team two straight In first inning. I round play. Nabers, Pacer Pummel Welch And Garibaldi Sid iNubcrx. a 230-pomu; gmpple: 1 from the'Pelican Slate, teamed with Lefty Pacer to -cop top money in the lag feature of Just niorht's' a'rcst- liug program at the American Legion Arena. The two meanics "railied after iiiiH the opening fall to <iow:i Ralph Gririhaldi m-)d Roy Wel::li in Lv/o .straight falls for their vr.-toi;, 1 . It was Nabers showing bclarc a Blylheville crowd. Frequentca with lour-al-B-tiuie free-for-alls, last night's matcli was one of the roughest ever staged in Uie local -arena. The tc-.ision bogiiv .growing-, in the early minutes of the.,preliminary bouts when Pa?er and- Nabers started their foul-tit- wi'.l maneuvers, and gainert ir.a- ably will pit thoir nee Harvey D-jr- ris against -Jack Whittle, of Lay Eich. 13oth men were chcseu as members'of the boner squad. Tonight's probable lineups are. for Loy Eich — Bunch; Ursi base: '• Christian. second base; Ivy or ! 'Black-.vel!. short stop; Bunihani. j third base; Bretherick, left field: Wilson, center field; Pntlon. ripht field; Griffin, catcher; and whittle cr T. 'Borris, ,]litch. For the Wholesalers — Cunningham, first base; Ledbettcr, setalid base; Hon. short stop; Lmes, thirri base; C. iBevi!. left fiokl; A. cBvil, center field. Gray, rignt field; Hail I catcher, and H. Dorris, pitcher. [Dove Shooting Season in •' Missouri Opens Sept. 1 tVWUn'EERSViLLE, Mr, Xll(i. 19. —l^a dove hunting season wiUonen in Mi?s:uri S?pt. 1, and c^xse Oct.. 30. with a tumper crop of doves for huntsmen, gccordiue Eo an announcement, this week by the Conservation Commission. The daily bag limit is in birds, and hunters, regardless of age, must have stale snd county huntinf: permits unless hunting only on tiic fartn where they live. mcnlum throughout, the entire tag contest, Nrbers, whose stcrty frame made l« ! m look like the slrons side of the' Notre Dame torv.'nrri WEll. kcnt the. fans, blQOH i?ressure fit the boiliii'? point dl all time* with Ills well re- . hcarsod laclics. -His excess weight iw^s his main weapon, Kulc liiiuks Tnssecl Overboard Welch and Gii'ibalrti captured tluv fall after 15 inlnulcs of wild activity. They tossed Uieir rule | brxsks overboard shorMv after tiic j round opened ami re-lied so.'ely 0:1 • I the art of pugilism us their main cffeji.Hivi? weapon. I Garibaldi eliininalcd Mabers in i 10 minutes with a series of body I shims and a pin and Welch downed 1'acor five miiuitrs later with the . deadly bar arm hokl. Not :il ail satislied with the oul- ' come of tl:e first fait, the two i incanics CSIIM back lo imike quick ' :voik of Hie final rounds. Pacer (•li'.ninntcd Welch in 10 minute:; . vviih ;i bar Icy nnd Na'jers beat ' Oarib;-.idi into submission three i!iiniit".s lalcr. fn tiic last fall Pacer worked O:u'th;i!di. over with blo'A's to Ihc mid-section, a body slam nnd ix pin. in 15 'minutes. The two villains combined efforts lo eliminate Wcicl) five minutes Uvler witli a leg lock aiMpin. In the lv;o one-fall preliminary. bouts, Garibaldi defeated Facer in 10 minutes with a Japanese lc^ locfc and Welch qutsluggcd Pacer in 12. minutes to win. i THE TOPS IM HOPS oiithit Detroit, 11 to eight, but the Tigers made better use of their .blows. - 1 " ' • " ' Yesterday's Star: — Bruce Edwards of Brooklyn, who hit two triples, a double nnd single "in - two games against the Cardinals, driving in four-' rui« .tis the won twice. Two wins in tiic three-game sc- ries by either team would crown them "city -champions.- The seconc*. garne of the series will b'e played Thursday night ..with the third game, if needed.- to be played Tuesday night. .'. •• • ., •'; Tonight's tilt probably will see two Dodgers I All-City i'hurlers .working against leach ottier.'The Wholesalers prob- Just Open I Little Riding Academy - WALKER PARK • Riding -Horses & I'onies — 'Free InEtruction ,'— Hy the Friendly Old Cowboy, "Unclo' I?(t,')" INTERNATIONAL Trucks lay iii the 65th annual National Doubles tournament, at the Long-1 33.123 spectators, voort Cricket Club. I Fmilio batted in Ibrcc rims with Schrocdcr and Kramer, who pro- j a double and I .vo singles; K. S'.an- bably ,-.\ill be chosen to lead Amc-! ky drove in three with a triple nnd rica's Davis Cup defense against j single; Pecwcc Reese, EcUvard.s, Australia nl Forest Hills, N. -Y, i nnd John Jorgcnscn caeh hit ;\ jabor Day weekend, will meet Su- I double and single. Ed\v,u-ds won nant Misra and Jim Mshta of In- i hitting honors for the day. (or his lia, while Parker and Muiloy go'two triples in the afternoon sent igainst Gardner Lamed and Bud ' liome three runs. Wliitey Kurowskl Bart^cn. a collegiate ctuo. i and Slaughter hit nigtit-nanic horn- ATTENTION FARMERS The Bean IJcellcs arc again causing muvh destruction! Now is (he time (o kill insects itn'tl prcvenl heavy losses! The cheapest ami most effective way to control these iMists is by Air plune Dus.d'ng. Only (>flc per acre will cover costs of Airplane service, with a reliable and experienced Pilot to assure protection of your bean croi>. Call us for full details and latest recommendations from the University of Arkansas. Planters Flying Service Phone 3721 Blytheville LOOK : ! How Much Better YOU LOOK with the HUDSON FINISH! BETTER CLEANING IN 8 HOURS YOURS FOR THE ASKING HUDSON CLEANER CLOTHIER TAILOR 3ZD W«*t Main St. BlythevilU, Ariu Phone 2612

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