The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 6, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 6, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Bums Whip Giants Again 7 to 6; Show No Signs Of folding Up 4s '47 Pennant Race Wears End • : By JOHN GRIFFIN " (Unit«l Press Sports Writer) NEW YORK, S«pt. 6. (UP)—De- qjtlte R patchwork pitching staff, the Brooklyn Dodgers were rolling , along seven games in front of the -St. Louis Cards today and showing no signs of "folding up" in the 'stretch run. Under the guidance of steady, .heady Bint Sholton,-the '47 Dodgers little resemble the panicky '4G JBums "who frittered away n huge le»d and then lost to the Cards In t.he. playoff for the pennant. Playing each game as It comes along j*nd refusing to get ruffled, the Dodgers have won seven of their •lost' clght> games. ; \Vlth'only 20 games left on their "schedule and 24 left on the Cards' the Dodgers now can win the pennant by any combination of 1G Dodger victories or Cardinal defeats. It would take a complete Brooklyn collapse to "blow" the pennant now, and there are simply no signs that a collapse is on the .way. . Against the Giants yesterday, the weak Dodger hurling corps buckled at the knees—but the hitters were "right there to make 11 hits and win the game. • 7 to 6—Brooklyn's seventh straight over their local rivals. Dixie Walker socked a three-run Brooklyn who had n single, double, and homer in three at-bats, scored Ihrce runs, and drove In threa to lead his team to a 7 to 0 victory over the Giants. ' BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Mobile New Orleans Nashville Chattanooga Atlanta Birmingham Memphis 93 91 80 78 73 72 07 Lilllc Rock .......... 49 103 Pet. .Glfi .607 .530 ,513 .490 .480 .444 .322 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. Jj. 114 50 Brooklyn St. Louis Boston New York ....... ..... CG 04 Cincinnati ........... 04 72 Chicago ............... 58 73 Philadelphia ......... 54 77 PltUbureh 54 73 AMl'KICAN LEAGUE W I, sr> -17 S9 New York Boston Detroit Cleveland homer and Bruce Edwards nlso. Philadelphia drove in three runs. Wlllnrd Mar- 'Chicago __ shall i hit his 34lh homer for Ihc ' Washington 57 II 11 08 07 G2 Giants, while Johnny Mizc lilt his 45tli to stay two games ahead of Babe Ruth's record pace. Dodger rookie Phil Haugstad was Ihc winning pitcher in relief and Giant ace Larry Janscn was the losei. ending a 10-game winning streak. The Cards were idle, thus losing a half-game lo Brooklyn, and lo the Boston Braves. The Braves moved to within two- and-a-half games of St. Louis by whipping Ihc Phils, 2 lo 1, for Warren Spahn's 17lh victory. The Phils made only three hlls oil Spahn until .the ninth, then bunched three more for their only run. Dutch Leonard pitched a tight eight-hitter for Philadelphia but guttered his ninth defeat against 1C wins. The Cubs, Reels, nnrt Pintles'were also idle. In the American League, ihc Athletics won over Boston. Q to 7. in a .night game, Sam Chapman hitting a homer for the A's. while Doin DIMaggio and Ted Williams did the saine for the Sox. Philadelphia's Ferris Fain was tossed out of the game for slugging Boston third-baseman Ed Pcllagrlni. cla'im- •inp that Pellagrini tried to trip him as; he passed Ihirri on his way lo score in the seventh. Two innings later, Bosox Manager Joe Cronin was.chased .for bench-jockeying. Southpaw Mickey Haefner turned buck the league-tedding New York Xankecs to give the Washington Senators a 3 to 2 victory. Mickey Vernon drove in two of ihc Senator tallies and Buddy Lewis accounted for the other, two of the runs coming off Charley WenslofT and the third off rookie Dick Starr It was Haefner's ninth victory.' Tlie Cleveland Indians, beaten seycn times in their lust eight Louis 57 Pet. .C27 .517 .552 .508 .471 .443 .412 .•105 .Pet. .C-14 .5-16 .538 .519 .508 .•160 .432 ,35(i Yesterday's Results KOIJ'rilKltN LEAGUE nirinlnKhniii 5-2, Memphis 4-1. AllaiHa G. Little Rock 5. Mobile 3, Chattanooga 2. Nashville 5, New Orleans 1. NATIONAL LKAGUE Brooklyn 1. New York <j. Boslou 2, Philadelphia 1, Only games scheduled. AMKKICAN LEAGUE Washinelou 3, New York 2. Cleveland 0. Chicago 1. Philadelphia 9, Boslon 7. Today's Games SOUTHERN i.EAGUE No games scheduled. NATIONAL I.HAGUK Brooklyn at New York. Philadelphia at Boston, night. Chicago at Pittsburgh. Cincinnati nl St. Louis, nighl. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York al Washington. Boston nt Philadelphia. St. Louis iit Detroit. Cleveland at Chicago. games ngninst the White Sox a.five-hit pitcl Al Gcttel. Ken Kcltner's three-run homer in the seventh brought the Tribe from a 1-0 deficit Laney Disapproves Any Constitution Changes LITTLE ROCK. Ark, Sept C. I UP) — Gov. Ben inncy said yesterday that he would not favor a complete revision of the Arkansas constituting! during what he leimcrt "Ihis imslable post-war period." .„„„ . - In answer to a reporter's question. w : m r V , •?>" ' thc chlcf executive' -said h c would VMII, C to 1. with | not lead any agitation for a constitutional convention nt this lime. "I do not believe that proper changes could be mnd c In our ron- np and put them on the way to victory. It. was Kelfner's 10th--horrtcr"and Getters loth win. Detroit and the Browns were no', scheduled..- ..-Yesterday's star-Dixie Walker of stitution during this period of inflation and abnormality," the ov- crnor declared. ''•..;•<•'> '• A few drops of kerosene added to water mnkc.s an excellent wnsli for windows, mirrors, anil picture . Special tor a Specialist yofsSfopPe/s, Bears Win,/n Ho* Dixie Race ilulT n.onclli shows Everett Dorr a specially-built shoe designed ami used by UtAton Univerbit/b co.ith foi kicking points aftci lou';!ulown. II is almost like ;i soccer shoe. His hall-carrying days glided by wounds suffered in Ihc invasion of I wo Jima.Dorr became R pliicc-kicliiiiy specialist, converted 19 times in 20 chances last fall. SEC Grid Candidates Swelter Through Sun-Scorched Drills toughest assignments.'Coach Allyn Me K2cn of state picked Capt. W. D. (Uuh) GaiiL'tL, 228 pound 'lineman, fis the standout performer or the practice session. The Vanderbuill commodores put in their .second .straight day of-forward pass defensive work .and triod to improve their punting. And.Coach R;\y "Wolf in Gainesville, Pin,., ,bc- Eim to wonder who the down-trodden Gators world use as a center nl- ler Harry Robb.s, two-year letterrrtfm ut center, announced that he would not return to school this !fftll. But Wolf at least had the .consolation Unit tlie Gators could do nothing but Improve this fall since- .they didn't win a game all .season lust Fall. - :•.'•'.-• ' K\ HKKR Cir (Unltrd Press S|li>rts Writer) Bernle Moore, the LSU footb:i!l mastcrmiTKl. \viis near enough to wits' end today to call out his hopefuls for an aerial barrage — against the weather, not Tiger op- poucnls. Ilaviny heard of that new-fangled idea about passing dry ice through clouds to make snow, Moore figured the process would be jasl the thing to get bnck ogi .schedule with his pro-season conditioning program, now four days behind. Honestly. Maorc fretted, he hail accomplished less this week than at any time since he took over the LSU coaching, reins In l'J.15. It's too hot. Which is what end Jim Lollln found out yesterday when he reported lor duty and dressed out in heavy equipment. Frogn elsewhere around the So'.ith- castcrn Conference, meanwhile, came reports of longer liospltai lists. Sophomore tackle Don (Chub! Jenkins of Atlanta will be out ot the Georgia scrimmages shortly. He's getting his tonsils yanked. On Ihc Auburn plains, hardlucl: Zac Jenkins injured his leg and will be out several days. In his place is flashy Bill Hall. Winston-Salcm. N. C., tailback veteran of 1014 and •45. | iBut the most shaking change in the Auburn set-up is the shift of Travis (The Paw) Tidwell to quar- terbai'k. Coach Carl Voylcs admitted lhat the move would .surprise some, but he had his reasons. He said it J would give the nation's No. 1 ground- gaincr greater protection to nis sprained ankle and let Tidwell con- tigiue to tcss his deadly passes without too much running. Drew's Crews Swt'at.^Too* At Alabama, Coach Red Drew organiz?d his boys for the fits', .scrimmiiue of the year and had four full teams working against a defensive line for more than an hour in the sweltering Alabama lieu'.. Coach Drew shirlcd Pat O'Suljvan. 2C5-pound end from New Orleans, o rl'jhl tackle and smiled conleiu- y over Ihc offensive wotk of half- jack Bill Cadcnhead Uut wlial went on during Ala- jarna's practice session wjus no less mportmil to Drew thnn it w;us lo ruinne Coach ilcnry Frnka. Frnka tiic problem of discovcrins lognconc amoua hLs. aggregation who could match the well-aimed, high- lying losses of Alabama's Harry Gilmer. He finally decided to let Jim Kccton of Enitl. Okln., be the >ilot of Tulane's aerial otfcnsc. Kce- on was Prnka's to)) to.sser last season, completing 21 out of 53 attempts tor 370 yards. n the neiRhboi ing slate of Mi:;- ^issippi. Coach Johnny V.iught of OIc Miss drilled his trcw in offensive mining, while Mississippi Stale's tackfickl worked on passing intl puling with Shorty Mi-Williams intl Eagle Matulich gelling the ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. C. (UP) — Tlie Bears from Mobile felt somewhat more secure perched atop the Southern Association today. For-one thing, the Bears Jumped back Into the win column last night at home, shading Chattanooga, 3 to 2, although they got only five hits off Hal Toencs while the Lookouts collected six off Prank Laga. For another, second-place New Orleans disappointed a home town crowd by dropping a 5 to 1 decl- sloii 'to Nashville. The Pelicans Just couldn't make their 10 hits off Ben Wade and Garman Mallory pay off. Which, taken together, left the Bears one and one-half games ahead of the; Pels with time running out on the season. Charley Clock banged out another homer for Atlanta here as the Crackers rebounded against Little I Rock, 8 to 5. behind Ken GabTcs' seven-hitter. Clock's homer came hi I the seventh with two on, and it proved the margin against the Pcbs'l one-run rallies In the eighth and ninth. i Memphis was a double victim at Birmingham, losing both ends of a twin bill 5 to 4 and 2 to I. Johnny Orphai; and Alex Kcllucr turned in 11 and six-hit pitching jobs for the Barons. Porker Football Star Out Because of Injury i ! PAYBTIEV1LLE, Ark., Sept. fl.-• (UP)—Thc University of Arkansas prepared to wind up ils first wceX of prc-scason football practice, wllh one of its Ixjsl all-aroujid players on Hie bench. He is Leon "Muscles" Campbell of Bauxite, thc Porkers' first Hiring fullback last season. Campbell suffered a pulled Hgnmcnt hi his lelt ICK. He « expected to bs out Jo.' three or four days. Meanwhile, Coach John Barnhii! continued to "pour-it-on"—especially on pus 1 ) defense—in hoi>es of preparing his charges for thc ruinous aeriai warfare of the .Southwest, Conference. Alexander Takes Lead In Denver Golf Meet DENVER, Sept. 0. (UP) — Skip Alexander of Lexington, N. C., with only ',\ 'fair-to-middling record before this, was the man to beat today as he led with only a fair-to- record .belore this, was the man to best lotlay as he led with ft 137 when the pack teed off for ihc third round of the Slfl.OW Denver Open, They didn't pay much attention to Alexander Thursday when he posted a first round score of (JU--two under par. But yesterday he showed thai it all ivasn'i, luck when he came in jusi, one .stroke belter-- 200 Arkansas Grid Coaches Discuss Rules CONWAY, A,-k. Sept. C. (Uf) — More than 200 football eoaclies, of- llcials and jjlaycrs iitleiKlcd the rules iiHert.relalion meetiiw whicli opened a Uo-day stand licre today. . Liana X. Jlible, University of lexas athletic director and retired licad coach, led the discussio.i sponsored by the Arkansas officials association. Adoption of a proposed new constitution was discussed at this afternoon's session SATUKUAV, S1CPTKMHKK G, J!)'17 Men Teachers in Atlanta School Get Biij Surprise But frills Confuse 'Em Oscco/o Indians to Play Lcpanto Team Tomorrow OSCEOLA. Sept. c. — The O.s- ccula Indians will meet the Ij-panio Independents in a single game on the Lepanto diamond tomorrow afternoon. The Indians will be scrkhig their 21st win against 8 losses for the season having lost three tills this week, j'aul Blackwood will probably draw Ihc starting mmmil assignment in tomorrow's contest. Top Tennessee Walking Horse to Be Selected SHEUBYVILLE. Tcnii.. Sept. 6.— (UP)—The world's champion Tennessee walking horse for 1847 will be selected tonight, with Ihc odd;; rated about even between two black beauties, Midnight Sun. the defending champ, and Merry Go Boy, the 1946 runner-up. Meanwhile, the crowd of 7.001) xhlch • packed the stands for last night's third jwrformance of the Ihc annual Tennessee Walking orsq National Celebration was still prcssing '.' disappointment that ildhlght Eun and Merry Go Boy id'ii'l langlc last night. Both had ccil entered in the championship ass for stallions lour years old nd over, but Midnight Sun was e only one. to show Up. He won n easy, victory. ' • All Acclaim FARMALL % The Tractor that does the job! Owners throuKhoul Mississippi County and Soullicast Missouri atlcsl (he Tint service given by their FARMALL tractors. FARMALL has proven ilsclf repeatedly to be (he RIGHT tractor for Ihe PARTICULAR JOH, whatever it may be. If you own a FARMALL . . . care for il as you wouW something living . . . for it's life is of utmost financial interest to you'. Hring it (o DELTA IMPLEMENTS, INC. for service and expert repair. No charge for our estimates on repair work! 'no. INTERNATIONAL" HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH 2S* ST. Peters With We/c/ifor Mat Show Here Mel Peters, a favorite 'of a few years back, will rctuni to'the ring her'.; Monday night when he teams with Jack Welch against'-Bill Canny agul p;oyd Byrd iii 'the ta'g^match leaturc of the weekly American Lepion wrc'sllmg program ' at. 'the Legion Arena' Monday iiigliiT v| 'Peters is a husky grapplcr'.'wi'{li a lot of experience in 1 il\e"gaA«. And like his partner. Welch, scb'fr£s the use of foul Inctirs in Ihc wrestling business. He will weigh •'iii .somewhere close tu 2CD pounds. l ByrtC who's bald head makes, lijm look like~the originator of the oY- iginator of the sport, will lie making his third appearance hcj^vki as many weeks after i \cir of Ho lay-off. In his appearances'the past two weeks,. he added lo Ihc pnj- grnm an occasional slugfesl' with Referee Mike Mcroiiev And this week he will have sorn'c help in his lends with the official; for his purl ncr. Canny, has a'sim- ilar feeling toward Mcrotioy. — Two one-full prelimin \ry mutcrjcs will prcceed the main ciclit v\ilV Peters and Canny slugging it out :n Ihc first and Welch ami Byrd squaring off in Ihc second match'." Retired Bishop Dies NSW YCKK. Sept. fi. (UP) — The death loclny of Methodist Bishop Ernest, Gladstone Richardson. 73. in Melhodisl Hospital 'al l'liila;lcl|)Iii;i. was ntinounccA here by the office of the Methodist Church, • Hc dlfd afler an illncj.'i of three weeks after returning to Philadelphia from Wisconsin where he hail been filling Ihe imcxpircc term of Ihc ]ale Bishop Schuylcr G.irth. RichnrclF.on was bishop of the I'hiliulclphia Area of Ihe Mclho cllst Church from 1928 until his retirement in June. 1SM-1. Your Old Faithful Again Available .ELLDW5TONE BOTTUD IN BOND YELLOWSTONE'S BACK! The sjme cU Kentucky sour mash bourbon Enjoy once again this Famous Whiskey. ceks Christmas Stamps TALLiAHAE;EE, Fin., Sept. 6^ (UP) Oi>v; Millard | Ctlrtwcll wrote lo le . Post, Office- '.Department in Va-slunetort today, asking thai, a reposed special Jssiie of'Chrislmas 'aihiis be givcli n first-day s:0c ;il lirlstfna.s, Fla. The Hamlet's post office re-malls ii'ndics'a.iicl/past cards'for those ho' vvaht tlie Ohristmas postmark :ftmpcd • oh 'gifts anil corrcspou- cnc'c." .:,'••' Last Time TONITE H j o'clock—Dnors Open al 7 FAIR GROUNDS fi8-to snsirn the lead Irogn Herman Keisi.'! of Akron, O. Oh Boy! KerJ's Coming Back to Town FARM (0 LOANS Home Ofh'ce, Newark, N. J,. LONG TERM PROMPT CLOSING LOW RATE CALL. WHITE OR .SKE RAY WORTHINGTON 115 S. Third St., Blythcvillc, Ark. ./ Serving This S:ction IJ5 Years Authorized Mortgage Lnan Solicilor tor THE PRIJDK\T1AI. INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA DIRT FOR SALE Pride Phone 517 FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OFl'.ANY 1 , - :*• EXCAVATION , ^ree Estimates A TITANIC 7Ry\i;;iOAD OF TERRIFIC NEW SENSATIONS HeiiJecl by ll-,c One BEATTY in Person | S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCIf BLD6. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. A'lLA'N'l'A. Oa.'. Sept. . — MI.-M tcavhcrs went in ;.]id ( | lcll dashed out <itiifkly ta sec if they to; redly read Hie styn on tlic door The sign said "Men's F.iuilty junge." But inside, ti'.e expansile room was equipped with iuise sweep! n» minors, dressing tables, feminine lami.-s and Hill curtains./ Tlic school, formerly Clir.'s llign, bjcuine cp-cilucntional ycsicTday! Workmen didn't ge; time to renovate the former women's lounge. iis al G-A5 p.m.; Slarls 7:15 p.m. l-sat Time Today 'TRAIL to VENGEANCE' will, Kirhy Grant Serial "Lost City of the Jungles" Also Shorts Sulurday Midniic Show Starts at 10:15 p.m. "Secret of the Whistler" will! Itirhanl l)i\ Selected bliorls Sunday and Monday "Alexander's Ragtime Band" with Tyrone I'ower, Alirc 1'ayc and Don Amcche ruruniiinnl Xcns Also Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Bhom EVKRY NIGHT Matinee S;i(urd;iy & Snnd»» Box Opens Week Dayi 7:to fr — 8»t--8in. 1 p.m. Cont Showing Last Time Totlay 'Chip of the Flying U" a Universal Picture with Johnny Slack Brown Also Shurls Saturday Owl Show "CRIMSON KEY" a Twentieth Crnlury-Fox Picture with Kent Taylor anil Ooris r>o\ilin«g Selected .Short Sulijccis Sunday nnd Monday "THEGUNFiGHTERS" ti Ci)luin!)i:i Picture with Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today 'BORDER PATROLMAN' with Ocorgc O'Brien Carlniiji and chapter "Maiiliunl nf Myslcry Island" IN MOOF Also Available SO proof Ask for Yellowstone niack Label Klslritmtcd by: BARRETT HAMILTON, Inc. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICK ANYWHEKE! Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday ADULTS 'J5c — CHILDREN 15c Monday Sept. 8th ^ s^A^"' EXTRA TAG MATCH MEL PETERS and JACK WELCH versus BILL CANNY and FLOYD BYRD ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Mel Peters Jack Welch '•*" n. vs. Bill Canny Floyd Byrd Siitunliiy Owl Show 'FASHION MODEL" willi Itulicrl I.rnvcry ^I:irjrtrie \Vc:ivcr AIs'i Cartoon Sunday and Tcrrsa Wrighl KKO News ami Shnrl

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