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SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 'l951 BIATHEVI1.LE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TACT Yanks Even Score with Indians 2-0 Woodling's Two-Run Clout Provides Winning Margin; Dodgers Protect NL Lead By RAI.FH ilOIIEN Associated Frew Sports Writer Gene Woodling, 29-yeav-old oulttclder of the New York Cleveland New York Boston . . AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pel. G.B. IS 76 72 6G DRESS DECORUM—Trick costumes like Beverly Baker's too-short skill and too-tight top, led, •nd Gussie Moran's lace panties were barred from the national women's singles at Forest Hills, N.Y. President Russell B. Kinsman of the United States Lawn Tennis Association insists upon mor« good taste, with emphasis on competition, instead of questionable fashion displays. (NEA) Yankees, is waging a one man drive to prevent the Clove- land Indians from winning the 1951 American League pen-'Detroit si 6* nailt. Washington . ..49 71 Philadelphia . .. 49 IS Woodling. a native Ohionn and. grandstand managers directed (lie St. Louis .38 81 one time member of the Tribe, put Browns In another of owner Bill the Yankees bach Into the thick j Vccck's promotions. Gus Zernial nc- NATIONAL LEAGUE of the fight last night as he poled I counted for all of Philadelphia's w L Pet. two-rnn two-out homer in the j runs v/ilh his 28th homer. L Brooklyn 77 42 .647 seventh inniri? off Early Wynn to Dodgers Etlje Cubs ! New York 71 51 .582 lead the Bombers to » 2-0 triumph, Mike McCormtck cleaned a grand Philadelphia . ..60 61 The conquest moved the Yanks to stain homer and Snm Me]e and Boston 58 59 within two games of the Indians, jjoe Haync.s homered with the bases si, L*>uls 51 59 Woodline's dramatic homer was!empty to lead Washington to vie- Cincinnat .623 2 .000 6 .541 12 .«1 20',7 .413 28 .395 30 .319 38 '* Grandstand Managers Night Enjoyed By All and the Brownies Won 5-3 By ED WILKS BT. LOUIS, Aug. 25. (AP)—Baseball fans—1,115 of them—had their say last night and were proved right in their strategy as St. Lculs Browns' Owner Bill Veeck staged his controversial grandstand managers night. With three good decisions and a revised lineup that provided needed power, the fans guided their Brawns to a 5-3 triumph over the Philadelphia Athletics. It was Ihus a successful climax to a "How-l'd- ^un-A-8all Club" contest arranged by Veeck that had set off some rather sharp critical comment from some -baseball quarters. — — * Though some critics have Rotblatt Returns and Chicks Shade Mobile's Bears 5-4 -Br THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Lefty Mary Rotblatt, thought to be on his way to the armed service*, returned unexpectedly last night and hurled the Memphis Chicks into ft tt* with Mobile for third place In tile Southern Association. The tiny southpaw left the ch!b» five days ago to be inducted at Chicago. He got a postponement from Selective Service officials, reached Memphis at 6 o'clock yesterday and was baffling the Bears two hours later. Five Mobile errors helped Rotblatt post his third straight victory. He retired the first 13 Bruins, allowed no hit* until th» filth inning and survived a three-run rally in the eighth to win, 5-4. Nashville's red hot Vnls handed Birmingham its fourth straight loss, 12-5. and ran their own winning described Veeck as making a farce of ihe national sport, the colorful promoter has proclaimed that people should have fun at the ball park. He (ound that a good share of the fans agreed with him as some 1,300 etiers poured in to launch what Veeck called "our great experl- neut." "People like to do things like .his," Veeck explained. And apparently he's right, according to the comment of some of skein to five games; New-Orleans edged Little Rock, 5-4: «nd Atlanta tripped the Chattanooga Lookouts, 8-5. |H Nashville relief pitcher Pete Mal- ^IvAry retired Birmingham's Jim Pier- tall with the bases loaded and Uvo cut in^the eighth. Dale Coogan's grand slam homer In the first paced New Orleans to Its' one victory of the four-game neriex with Little Hock. The Atlanta Crackers annexed their third straight from Chattanooga with Country Brown and Hank Ertman driving In three runs •ach. Ertman homered In the eight! with two on to climax Cracker surge. five-run Detroit Favored In Junior Ploy LOUISVILLE, Kv., Aug. 25. (AP —A new national junior basebal champion will be crowned here to day, and the odds favored the De trolt entry. Detroit went into the showdown jam* against Atlanta without A de feat. Atlanta has been beaten once fe Since the tournament— the Jimlo TCd.tlon of the National Amateu Baseball Federation's playoff fo national honors—Is a two-defeats •nd-out affair, Atlanta must wf two games. his fifth decisive four-bagger against the Indians, It also was his third : off Wynn, each blow coming exactly one month opart. The little oulnelder started his one man crusade June 23 when he homered off Bob Lemon with one In a 7-6 Yankee victory. On June 24th he beat Wynn, 5-3, with a two-run homer in the eighth. July 12th he homered oft Bob Feller to account for the only run in Allie Reynolds' no-hitter. Woodling ruined Wynn again July 24 when he cracked a two-run homer m a 3-2 Yankee victory. 13th of Season Wood!ing'« homer off Wynn last night was his 13th of the season. He also collected a single and two walks to give hm a total of 15 hits in his last 20 times at bat, a blazing .750 average. The payoff homer, struck before 11,168 fans, largest night game crowd of the season, overshadowed some brilliant pitching by Stubby Overmire and Joe Ostrowskl. obscure lefthanders of the Yanks. Overmire drew the starting assignment because Reynolds and Bob ECiu.ava were out with injuries. The little southpaw, entrusted with only three Youth, 18, Wins irapshoot Title Kansas Youngster Breaks 99 of 100 to Cop National Crown By FRITZ HOWELI, 'VANDALTA. O., Aug. So.JflV-The i2nd Grand American Trapshool ends today but anything that hap- >ens In the two wind-up events will be anti-climatic. The big fireworks in the 1.500,000- arget classic came yesterday when 18-year-old E. Michael Wayland o Washington. Kas.. broke 99 of 100 .argets to win the blue-ribbon classic of the trapsliooting—the Grand American Handicap The youngster, who tired in the first squad, overshot a field of 1.G95 —fourth largest In the event's hls- lory, to pick up between $8,000 and $12,000 in pri/,e money. The five-foot eight-Inch, 155- pounder, second youngest ever to win the "Roaring Grand." fired in the same squad with his father, who scored a not too impressive 84. Young Mike, a "B" student, will enter Kansas University next month to take a civil engineering course, and he will use his prize money to pay the bill. Five shooters tied at 98 of 100 for second place, but the $1.000 runner-up prize went to William A. Klepper of Canithers, Calif., In a shoo toff. One of today's events was the national doubles championship in which two targets are thrown simultaneously from the trap, Julius Petty of Stuttgart, Ark., who broke .lie managers. Miss Helene Boyd. a high school ! Chicago Pittsburgh . 53 SI 50 .495 .495 .491 .442 .432 .413 G.b. 18 18 18'« 24 !i 25'-; 28 "Walker Leads Lions To Win Over Giants By HAROLD V. HATLIFF DALLAS. Aug. 25. (AP>— Doak Walker's home folks always txpeet the sensational when he plays football—and the Doaker isn't a fellow to disappoint them. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. G.B. 82 53 .607 75 Ul .551 V.i Little Rock Eirmlngham \.o-Mte . Memphis . Nashville . Atlanta Chattanooga New Oilcans 70 65 70 -65 69 66 66 69 54 80 55 82 .519 .519 .511 .489 .403 .401 12 12 13 16 27': 27', .. Gene ...» big guy with a big bat... tory over Detroit. In the National League, the Brooklyn Dodgers nipped the Chicago Cubs. 1-0, the New York Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals. 6-5, three previous starting lobs, lasted the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated until the fifth when he complained Philadelphia. 5-1, and the Boston - | Braves took a twi-night double- leader from Cincinnati. 5-1 and YKSTEKDAV'S RESULTS Boston 5-2. Cincinnati 1-1. Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1. Brooklyn 1, Chicago 0 New York 6, St. Louis 5 American League New York 2, Cleveland 0 St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 3 Chicago 3, Boston 2 Washington 10, Detroit 7 Southern Association Atlanta 8, Chattanooga 5 New Orleans 5, Little Rock 4 Nashville 12, Birmingham 5 .Memphis 5, Mobile 4 Last nlgV.t the former Southern Methodist All-American did everything possible with • plkskin !a carrying the Detroit Lions to 31-21 victory over the New York Giants In a National Footba!) League exhibition game here. The Hide man was partly responsible for new southwestern attendance record for professions football. Fifty-six thousand were in Doak Walker the Cotton Bowl to see the Doaker score 18 points and roll up 169 yard* rushing, pass-receiving and running back kick-offs. His gem of the night wai a 95- yard touchdown dash with a kick- of a pain in his pitching arm. Os- student who helped give the women fans a majority vote in the managers' group, said "it was pretty nice I thought. It was fun. I participated in ail the decisions." But perhaps her final 'remark most pleased Veeck: "A Cardinal an" "I was a Cardinal fan until Veeck came to town." she admitted. F. J. Ott. M. had the same idea. "I think it's a good idea to bring the crowd out and let them have some' fun; <I've always wanted to call the plays and tonight I had the chance." An Annapolis student, home for summer leave, also joined in. He was Z. John Kowalskey, Jr. "It's a good deal," he said, "and 97 of 100 ht.i title. a year ago, will defend U.S. Women Only One Match Away from Wightman Crown BT BILL KINO BRCOKLINE. Mass., Aug. 28- t/F, — Tha Wightman Cup tennis matches, already one of the most lop-sitled ol International sports rivalries, appeared certain of becoming more Wood. With three and four to go. the U.S. women defenders need only one more triumph over their British rivals to so today at Long- matchefl completed played through yesterday. Doris Hart of Coral Gable.?. Pla., whose recent Wimbledon triumph stamps her as the world's top woman player, opened the !9th Wightman competition with a yarn yar victory over Jean Quertier. Shirley Fry of Akron, O., followed with a 8-1. 8-4 triumph over Mrs. Jean Walker-Smith, the No. 1 'Briton. Then Mrs. Pat Todd of LaJolla, Calif., and Nancy Chaffee of Vcn- something that was needed to attract the crowd. We had a lot of Urn. Real good game too." To make it a good game for the Browns, the managers made three quick decisions in the first inning. The strategy paved the way to the triumph. First they voted lo leave pitcher Ned Carver in the game after the Athletics greeted him with three quick runs. Then the fans moved the Brown Infield back to work a double play that ended the inning. In the home half of the frame the managers voted "no" to answer a query whether base runner Sherm LoHor. a slow man, should steal second. A 3-2 count faced Cliff Mape& at the plate at the time. Raised Cards Mapes fanned and Lollar probably would have been an easy out. lastead he later scored one of hree St. I>juls runs that tied the contest. Ilie fang made their decisions by raising "yes" or "no" signs in answer to queries offered by two coaches. The coaches won their positions by writing the most interesting letters in the contest. They were. Charles E. Hughes, 24. and Clark Mitze, 98. both of St. Louis Neither has ever played baseball. They were to have performed on the field but were denied that experience when the American League refused to approve their contracts Instead they held a box sea vantage point next to the Brown dugout. Veeck presented each with a tro phy bearing the Inscription "one o the best coaches ever banned from the coaching line." While the fans controlled thi game. Brown Manager Zack Taylo; sat quietly in a rocking chair, clai In slippers and smoking a pipe. trowskl took over with runners on first and third and one out and got out of the jam. Ostwowskl singled to start the seventh inning. He moved up on p sacrifice and jogged home ahead of Woodling's smash over the right field fence. Ostrowskl received credit for the victory, his sixth against three losses. Other American League games saw the Chicago White Sox edge the Boston Red Sox, 3-2, the St. Louis Browns defeat the Philadelphia Athletics, 5-3 and the Washington Senators clubbed the Detroit Tigers, 10-7. Ed Robinson tingled home Ray Coleman with Chicago's winning run against the Red Sox. Lou Kret- iow limited Boston to five hits. Ned Garver hung up his 15th victory for the tail-end Browns with the aid of batterymate Sherm Lcllar. Lollar pounded out ft homer, double and single, drove in two Ralph Branca blanked the Cubs n three hits and fanned^ ten as Brooklyn retained its 7Vj game lead over the Giants. Jackie Robinson drove In Pee Wee Reese with the lone run in the flrst inning. The Giants beat the Cards with o runs lu the ninth, scoring on three singles and Dave Williams' ground ball. Al^Dark and Whitey Lockman homered Jar the Giants and Billy Johnson and Del Rice for the Cards. Murry Dickson posted his 17th victory for the last place Pirates in beating the Phils. Dickson allowed only two hits Including pinch-hit homer by Del Ennis in the ninth. Gus Bell smashed a grand slam homer for the Pirates Warren Spahn turned in his 16th victory for Boston in the opene runs »nd scored three. About 1,000 ' of the nightcap. against Cincinnati. Slbby Ststi tfi pie dhome pitcher Che! Ntcho with the payoff run in the ninth TODAY'S GAMES National League Cincinnati at Boston Chicago at Brooklyn St. Louis at New York Pittsburgh at Philadelphia American Learilft Boston at Chicago Philadelphia »l St. LouU Washington at Detroit New York at Cleveland Southern Association • Nifht dames Little Rock at Nashvill* Chattanooga at Atlanta Only games scheduled Bearden Hired By Marked Tree Osceola Junior High Coach to Succeed Veteran Kohn Bray Osceola In in ths market for new junior high school football couch following tlie resignation late Thursday of John Bearden. Bearrien, accordiiiR to Dnkip Sperk. Osceola High School's he;\U coach, resigned Thursday to accept it position as head coach at Marked Tree High School to succeed Kohn Bray, who resigned recently. , HearcicMi coached tlie Osceolfi Jun- off. ior High football team and Ihe high I The Doaker also scored a touch- school boys basketball squad last down on a three-yard line plunge' " kicked a 28-yard field goal and threi exlra points. Charley Concrly, the ex-Missis- ipi great, passed (or two touch- owns and set up the other for New oik. completing 10 throws for an mazing 207 yards. The game was supposed to be * uel between Walker and his for- ler Southern Methodist teammate, lie Rote, who pluycd hli first pro imc last night—with the Gianti. lit Rote, outside of a 35-yard run ilh a Concrly pass that set up a ouchdown, did little. He gained nly 15 yards nulling and fumbled wlce. One of his fumbles gave De- roit a loucndown as Jack Chrls- lansen plucked the ball out of In* ir and ran 73 yards. Detroit moved on to Shreveport o play the Philadelphia Eaglei Monday night. The Giants went to lonesboro, Ark., to train for an ex- ilbilion with the Chicago Bears at last year. It wns his first year of coaching. Coach Speck stated that two ap- lilications have been received for the Junior Job but that Bearden's successor has not been named. One of the applicants. Coach Speck said, Is Bill Vates, Hendrix College's outstanding athlete of two years ago. Coach Speck state that Osccola's juniors are not scheduled to begin pre-season practice until Sept. 3 when school starts. This gives the school two weeks in which to hire a new coach. Coach Speck also announced a five game schedule for the Osceola jun- lovs. The Juniors are to begin their season Sept. 27 and close Nov. t. The schedule: Date Opponent Sept. 27 Sllawnee Marked Tree Open Panigould Joncsboro BlytheviUe Where Osceola Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 There Osceola There Grudge Bout On Mat Card Brown, Canny Paired Against Fields, Mobley Grudge wrestling returns to the Memorial Auditorium ring Monday with three top heavyweights and n light heavy scheduled to do battle in a winner-take-all affair. Rex Mobley and Lee Fields who ASC to Play Navy Team At Haley Field Oct. 27 A college football game between Arkansas Slate College and a. Florida Navy team ha« been scheduled for BlythevlUe's Haley Field gain (he trophy for the 15th con- I tnra. Calif., virtually clinched matters by besting Mrs. Tony Mottram and Pat Ward. 7-5, 6-3. in the first of the two doubles engagements. secutive time since 1930 Only four times in 18 previous tries have British players gained custody of the huge silver vase Mrs. JBpazel Wightman, bongwood's famed "mcther of tennis." donated '• back in 1923. j And. since it,s 19-16 resumption : ofter the World War II close, the i British have won only one of the 38 singles ana doubles matches, State Softball Finals Tonight CAMDEN. Ark., Aug. 25. fAPl — A new Arkansas men's softball champion will be crowned here tonight. The final game of the 1951 state tourn.iment plt,s Owen's Frozen Tcods of Pine Bluff against Little Rock Stork Club. The 1950 champion Worthea Bankers of LUtte Rock was eUml- r-' tl K-;i night iiy OwcnX 1-0. llu 1 t'ii'.e Bluff i- iu's ScoMy M«- Cullcugh pitched B. one-hitUr. were disqualified In last Monday, have match here bfen booked the night of Oct. 21. Confirmation of the booking ofi the game here was made this morn-! ng by Ike Tomlinson, Arkansas 1 State athletic director. Mr. Tomlinson announced this morning that State gridders will meet a service team from Corry Field, a Pensacola Naval air auxiliary station. The game wai arranged by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce. According to Herb Childs, a member of the Jaycee committee in charge of the game, stated that the Blytheville civic organization would underwrite theg atne and would split the net gate receipts with Arkansas State. Under the provisions of the agreement. Mr. Childs said, the Jaycees art to receive SO per cent ol the net gate receipts with Arkansas State getting the other half. In order to get the game, the aJycees had to underwrite R *750 guarantee made the Navy team oy Arkansas State. This will be the first. time in a numbero f years that a college game has been played in Blytheville. Finals Today in Caddie Meet 36-Hole Play to Decide Winner of Scholarship COLUMBUS. O., Aug. 25. <AP>— Two n-ycar olds, one from Ohio and the other from Illinois, battle it out today for the PGA-natlonal Bill Canny, ihe Kansas toiighie and Bad Boy Brown. Th« grudge match wu arranged when Fields and' Mobley hurled & challenge at Brown at the result of a rhubnrb that developed during last Monday night's match. In the second fall of that match, Fields became angered after Brown, who was officiating, had warned him numeroui times about Illegal use of the hands. Fields hurled the challenge after he and Brown had exchanged blows In the ring and Brown accepted on the condition that he could bring along canny as his partner? Following the rhubarb between Fields and Brown. Brown disqualified Fields and Mobley awarded the tag match decision to Bunk Harris and Jack Moody, their oponents. Two one-fall preliminary bouts also are on the card, with Fields and Brown tangling in the first and Canny and Mobley swapping grips in the second. Luxora High To Begin Grid Drills Monday LUXORA, Ark.. Aug. 25. — Lux era's high school football aspirant wUI report for their initial practic Monday, it was announced here to day by Coach Tye Adams. ' Coach Adams, who has been the helm of local high school ath letics for four years, stated Ilia the week-long pre-school practice would be limited to one condition ng session daily. The Panthers, scheduling a shoi .eason for the third straight yea wrought about by a shortage of ma erial, lace a five game slate, shou ing locally only once. There ar no newcomers on this year's schec ule, as revealed by Coach Atlam The slate U as follows: Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 (Homecoming) Wilson Lepanto Blirdette Shawnee Burdette The: The He. There There emphis Sept. 2. Moipr League Leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE Balling (based on 300 times »* bat)—Mnsial. St. Louis .364; Robnson. Brooklyn .343. Ruift — Kiner, Pittsburgh IM; Hodges, Brooklyn 97. Runs batted in- Kiner. Pitt*burgh 91: Irvln, New York 90. Hits—Ashburn,' Philadelphia 171; Furillo. Brooklyn; Dark. New York; Mlisial. St. Louis 159. Doubles — Dark. New York 31; Robinson, Brooklyn 2B. Triples— Muslal, St. Louis 10; Bell, Pittsburgh S. Home runs—Kiner, Pittsburgh 18[ Hodges. Brooklyn 34. Stolen bases—Jethroe, Boston 38; Ashburn, Philadelphia 24. Pitching (based on seven decl- sionsl—Roe. Brooklyn 18-3, .889; Mas-lie, New York 17-5 .773., Strikeouts— Newcombe, Brooklyn 123; Spahiv. Boston 122. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting—Fain, Philadelphia .3331 Minoso, Chicago .332. Runs—Minoso. Chicago 98; Williams, Boston 95. Rnns batted in—Zcrnlal, Philadelphia 108; Williams, Boston 107. schedule, either on Sept. 14 or on Oct. 26, with any school having an open date on either of these dates. Coach Adams expressed desires] Hits—DiMogglo. Boston 156; Kell, to add one more game to the Detroit, 152; Doubles—Noren, Washington 31; DiMaggio, Boston 30. Triples—Minoso. Chicago 13; Fox, Chicago and Conn, Washington 8. Home runs—Zcrninl. Philadelphia 2B: Williams. Boston 2fi. Stolen bases—Minoso. Chicago 25, Busby, Chicago 23. Pitching—Feller, Cleveland 30-5, .800: Morgan. New York and Kinder, Boston 8-2 .800. Strikeouts—Raschl. New York 130; i McDermott, Boston 116. First Ship l.inrtlm The first ship landing m.trle by an airplane took place- on Jan. 18. 1911. The plane was piloted by E. Ely, who flew from a San Francisco flying field to the U. S. cruiser Pennsylvania, anchored Francisco bay. In San Destructive Weed PRINCE ALBERT, Hask. (API- Thousands of dollars are being spent lo eradicate the menace of two! ca ddlc championship. tough types of weed, the toad flaxi The flnalisls. both and the leafy spurge. These hardy perennials are they decorate western Canada, but they are dam- "Cinderella a pretty sight' and many gardens in In the belief that his hands would defile them. St. Francis of Asstssi would not touch lamps or candles. kids" are far as [ire-tournament guessing was concerned, are Leonard Pietras of Toledo and Wayne Etherton of Chicago. aging in grain fields. ; They teed off on the 36-hole title Many farmers In western Manl-: grind at 8 a.m. (CST) over Ohio toba. have been driven off farms Slitte University's 6810-ynrd scarlet rendered useless by these weeds, cotlrhp. ' Chemicals won'! kill [he flowers uf! To the winner in today's wlndup these weeds, m farm fields. It takes j will go a $1.300 college scholarship three full years of summer fallow- The runner-up will receive a scho- Ing to bring them under control. 1 Inrship of S750. Shoe Repair Helps You Look Your Best flLITY SHOC SH Ll* .S J BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Aug. 27 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Rex Mobley & Lee Fields Adults SOc—Children 15e B. B. Brown & Bill Canny for Reserved Seals. Call S3Sil Also 2 1-Fall 90 Minute Matches Fields vs. Brown Mobley vs. Canny UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Has the Reputation of Settling and PAYING ALL CLAIMS QUICKLY One of Mrs. Lloyd's houses at Yarbro burned August 8, Adjusted August 9 and check issued Aug. 17 in the amount of $6,838.91 WE WRITE ALL FORMS OF INSURANCE, INCLUDING SOME LINES OTHERS CANNOT WRITE A. F. (Dee) Dietrich) Ingram Bldg. Phone 6812

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