The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on July 24, 1960 · Page 9
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The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi · Page 9

Greenville, Mississippi
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Sunday, July 24, 1960
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Memphian Gene Dixon Leads Greenwood Amateur With Score iDeltn Democrat-Times Sunday, July 24,' '60 9 John Kirk Shoots 74 On hi 18 GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) . Gene Dlxon of Memphis, Tenn., heads a 205-man amateur field Saturday Into the second round of the Greenwood Invitational Golf tournament. Dixon, former Tennessee amateur and open champion, fired a 4-under-par 68 Friday on the 6-135-yard course. Burl Burdick of Baton Rouge, La., followed two strokes behind with a 70. Defending champion Bill Chap^ man of Russellville, Ky., got into ( trouble and carded a 7G. He highlighted his round by sinking a 35- yard putt on the 18th Me. The Top Scorers Top scorers in the opening round Included: Gene Dixon, 3S-3J-68 ?url Burdick, 36-34-70 Hank Gantz. Belzoni, 36-35-71 Louis Culley, Jackson, 35-3C--71 ' Dickie Mayer, Baton Rouge 35-36-71 Charles Kennon, Baton Rouge 34-37-71 - David Dixon, Memphis, 35-37--72 Maynard Craft, Jackson : 38-35--73 ' Jim Champion; Stale College 35-35-73 Don Marccusc, 36-37--73 Joe Corbetl, Grenada. 35-38--73 ·. Dr. George Coors, Memphi : 37-36--73 Curtis Person, Memphis 37-3G--73 Jim Pegucs, Greenwood 36-3J-74 Sam Latimer. Canton 36.38--74 John Kirk, Greenville, 3S-36--74 Ham Carothers, Jackson, Golden Clovers Of Natchez May Meet Locals This Fall N By CHARLES S. KERG' I atchez and Greenville may clash this fall In a new sport for the Adams county city and an old one for this city -- boxing by Golden Gloves teams. A letter was sent late Friday to Charles Kyzar of Natchez regarding the possibility of Natchez's Golden Gloves coming here Natchez for matches. Pat Dunne, director of the Delta Golden Gloves and representative from the Legion as chairman of 58 'the local post's athletic commit- Local] Slits Champ! Greenville has won the Mississippi Golden Gloves State Tournament for four years. Natchez has just organized its team and will compete in the Jackson tournament next fall for the first time. Leon Langley, who trained the Greenville team hast fall and had a part in guiding the Delta tournament winners to another state and the Greenville team going to championship, is fighting prohs- day that the Natchez and Greenville teams might clash in the two cities during tho Christmas holidays. Greenville's annual Delta Gloves is held at the National Guard Armory here in January and attracts boxers from Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. Glarksdale Edges Bossier City, 7-3 CLARKSDALE, Miss. AP) The Natchez Golden G I o v e s Clarksdale defeated the Bossier sionally out of New Orleans and won his first bout. team sought an earlier contest Director Dunne said because City, La., All-Stars 7-3 in the an. nual Colt League basebal tourney playoff held here Friday, Th» rubber game Hornel r s Coach Beach To Be Feted Wednesday W ALLACE (WALLY) BEACH, new head coach of the Greenville Hornets and his staff will be guests at a welcoming party at Mississippi Valley Gas Company's Blue Flame Lodge on Lake, Ferguson on Wednesday night, July 27, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be to welcome* Greenville's new mentor and is to! O'CONNOR STRIKES AGAIN: And this time W. J. O'Connor, employe of Southern Airways, landed Ihcse 13 huge black bass, weighing a total of 50 pounds and fourteen ounces, from Lake Leo. The largest of IMs string weighed 5 pounds nnd 14 ounces. This is a record for O'Connor since June 5. ,, , Coach Beach ls to be attended by fans, football play-' ers and all interested persons. Cold drinks and cookies will be served. Edward (Fat.-;) Townlcy, well nrake a short talk to the meeting and there will be a round table discussion of the plans for the 3$.36 f^known local football devotee, Mon- Greenvillians F.nlcr j^V w i l 1 ^S 1 " calling mnny per- Headed by club champion DC- st)ns L ' r E' n 6 '^m lo attend. A coming football season. The Hornets open football work here on Aug. 15. will Wakott Jr., a large group ol WERtNTTHEJ f l £ s r , POWER FOOLS HAJVD ELECTRIC Floor Sanders, Belt Sanders, Electric Saws, Drills, Ladders, Post Hole Diggers etc. PORCH MARrNE DECK general Invitation Is issued to supporters of the Hornets. Beach Here Coach Beach has arrived here and opened his office at Greenville High. The 31-year o!d mentor comes here from Mendenha' where for six years his teams have won C3 games, lost 10 and' tied one. His learns have won the Little Dixie Conference championship during the last four- years land during this span won 42 games land lost only two. A motion picture of the Baltimore Colts, pro team of the National Foolball League, has been .ordered and is expected lo arrive sin time for showing at the meet- Indianola Hosis Baseball Tourney For Delta Youths By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (Tlirough Friday Night) Amcrkan League W. L. Pet. G.B, New York .... 48 35 .578 -Chicago 60 Cleveland 46 Baltimore .... 49 Detroit 41 Washington ... 41 Boston 34 INDIANOLA -- The members o f j K a n s a s City ... 32 the All Srar team selected to play in the tournament from Indianola are Walton Gresham 3rd, and Chuck Webb from the Yankees; Jerry Steed, Butch Rcginelli and Dennis Holmes from the Red Sox; Jim Watkins and Mike Clark from the Braves; Larry Steed and Johnny Holmes, Steve Hubbard 37 38 42 43 43 51 52 ·LUMBER i H A R D W A R E 238 Hwy. 1 S. Phone ED 2-260S Greenville golfers are in Green- u'ood for the tournament. John Kirk, runner-up in I960 and club champion in 1959, had a 74. Wnlcolt 76, Dewitt Walcott 111 90, Rob Roy Fisher 80, J. P. Hampton 81. Harry Branton 79. Other local players in the tournament ir.cludc Fred Michael, Jack Gordon, Col. Lorcn S. Nic- [kels, Lt. Col. E. M. Fritsch, Capt. 'Gerald Puntency, Capt. Don Gep- jlrart, Clyde Gaull, Leo Frankel. |Dan Smythe, Gus Pitt, Martin 1 Heard and Marty Conway. and Stanley Lott of the Giants; Barry Henderson and Raymond Bianca from the Indians; Cam Harrington Jr. and Danny Rochelle from the White Sox, Jay Lee was named as alternate from the Yankees. Named to the team, but unable to attend because they are attending the Scout Jamboree in Denver are Lee Burstcin and Vernon Beard Jr. The two coaches are Jack Harper Jr. and W. D. Car- Pittsburgh ... Milwaukee ... Angeles .. St. Louis San Francisco Cincinnati .... Philadelphia 25% TO 40% OFF RODS REELS Shakespeare -- St. Croix -- Johnson Garcin ( M i t c h e l l ) -- /ehco Worms -- Red -- Block -- Yellow 20c Ea. -- 3 For 50c -- 7 For $1.00 -- $1.50 Doz. Popping EJu^s -- 20c En. -- 6 For SI.OO jf-g _ a 10 White -- Yellow Badminton Sets $2.95 2 Racquets -- Net -- Shuttle Cock 721 Wash Ave. Case ED 4-3340 The Yankees, coached by Pete Rogers and Bobby Webb, won the sportsmanship Irophy. The Giants, coached by Jack Harper Jr. and John Holmes, won the championship trophy. Indianola will be host lo the District I Little Roys Baseball (Tournament, from Monday, July 25-29 at the local I.ittlc Boys Field. JDistrict Director is Dr. J. C. Shirley of Indianola, and Hugh French is president of the Indianola Base- hall Association, which \vhl make arrangement for the event. Mobile The teams entered in the tourn- ,, e , ve ^° rt ament include Clarksdale, West Nashville .575 .548 ; .538 ; .488 1 .488 ; .400 1! .381 N Friday Result] Chicago H, New York 5 Boston 6, Cleveland 4 Baltimore 2, Detroit I Kansas City 9, Washington 4 Sunday Games Chicago at New York (2) Cleveland at Boston (2) Detroit at Baltimore Kansas City at Washington (2) National League W. L. Pet. G.B- 53 35 .502 , -19 36 .57S . 46 40 .535 47 41 .534 43 42 .506 40 47 .460 35 53 .398 Chicago 33 52 .388 .. Friday Results Pittsburgh 4, San Francisco Los Angeles 2, Philadelphia 0 St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 3 Chicago 8, Milwaukee 7 Sunday Games Pittsburgh at San Francisco Milwaukee at Chicago (2) St. Louis a Cincinnati Philadelphia at Los Angeles SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS W. L. Pct.G.B By CHARLF.S S. KERG H APPY SPORTS FOLK in the Delta this week include Holland- I ale backers of the Ducks who are going to follow the Ducks to West Point for the state semi-pro tournament. . . .This week-end ] at Greenwood Ihe Leflore city is going ga-ga over golf with 200 players in the annual Greenwood Invitational . . . Greenville folk ; will be happy Wednesday night to welcome Coach Wally Beach at : | a Blue Flame Lodge outing. Clarksdale was happy over the showing of its Pony League team until along came a Louisiana team and knocked off the North Delta boys. Softball League players and I fans saw the last game of the clubs Thursday night and after the I Friday night All-Star most of the activity ceases. . . .The Legion [ wound up its boys baseball program this week and the city's loops ·! operated under direction of the Park Commission arc not too far I away from the closing. . . .Is everyone happy? Lots of people could | be made happy by the reestablishment of professional baseball here 1 . . . .the Cotton States League, if you please, but judging by the I showing of the Memphis Chicks, one-time parent club of the Green-'j ville Bucks in pro baseball, the Chicks aren't interested very much f In their present plight at Memphis. VAUGHT SAYS NO: The Canadian pro league had invited Greenville's Bobby Crespino to make at Augusta. . . .Coach Kennethi (Curly) Farris, line mentor of the 1 Friday Hornets, denied Friday he tour of Canadian Cities this basking in the sun. . . .Farris said I summer. They wanted possibly to Ihe coaches are painting Uie first I lure Crespino and get him to Canada when he finished at Ole Miss. He asked Coach John Vaught for permission to go. But Vaught set aid room and sleds and lining offl tho practice field. . . .Two prac-'j tice fields will be maintained near f GHS this year, one for the var- his foot down with an emphatic sity and another for the B. team. No. Said Vaught: "I don't want anything to interfere with your eligibility for next season." BRANCH RICKEY as was expected blasted the announcement that Ihe National League will be ."Better ask me who didn't I go to Greenwood instead of who I went," pro Tom J. Lundy ot Greenville Country Club sajd Friday. . . .Mr. nnd Mrs. Robert F o n t e n o t of Hollandale were among the Hollandalers who fol- a 10-club league. Rickey, 78 year lowed the Hollandale Ducks old president of the Continental League, says the action of the National League in its announce- West Point for the State Semi-Pro Tourney. . . .Skipper Horton, long identified with baseball in the ment to go to 10 clubs further Hollandale area, does lots of the delays forming of the Continental League. Frankly we don't see much chance for the Continental. leg work for the club as does Fontenot . . .We talked with Fon- lenot early Saturday over the long but it would mean that quite a number of players in the new league might be far below in ability the rival National and American League players. F a n s wouldn't care to see what would Atlanta Little Rock Birmingham Bolivar, Cleveland, Delia, South Sunflower and Indianola. Friday Night Fight Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRF.SS San Juan, Puerto Rico -- Isaac hLogart, 148, Havana, stopped h Roger Harvey, 146. Bermuda, C Memphis Chattanooga LOOK .3. AND YOU'LL LOVE THAT 1960 LA UK for performance? for comfort? for economy? Dial ED 2-6361 GREENVILLE STUDEBAKER CO Hwy. 82 East .569 .526 .520 .505 .490 .485 .485 42 58 .420 Friday Results Memphis 3-3. Shreveport 0-7 Nashville 0 Little Rock 0 (6 innings, called rain) Birmingham at Chattanooga, ppd rain Atlanta at Mobile, ppd be a league greatly below two present major circuits. the 8'/2 15 rain 14 BIG MOUTH BASS were pulled in Thursday at the Air Force Dock on Lake Ferguson by Dan Stewart, WDDT radio announcer. Delta anglers report the haul from the falling lake is greater each day. MICKEY WRIGHT, who is defending her U. S. Women's Open Golf Crown at Worcester, Mass., played a round on the Greenville Golf and Country Club course several years ago and made many friends who will be hoping she re- · peats as the champion. In acldi-j tion to being a great player M i s s : Wright has the ability of making friends. j SUNDAY MORNING T O A S T , AND COFFEE: Gene Van Clevc,! of fndianola, who participated in ( the press of personal business he Greenville could produce a team to be played here Saturday night, MEN'S BOYS 1 WEAR NOW GOING ON! ENTIRE STOCK REDUCED Men's Summer Suits STRAW HATS Including Natural Shoulder Models $39.95 To $135.00 Value ONE GROUP Of Suits Up To $89.50 N O W - STRAW HATS VALUES $5.00 TO $1? NOW A PRICE The ball players might be secured distance telephone to West Point the Hollandale group ii quartered at the Holiday Inn. . . .The weekend mail has brought information from the chief of the All-Star selection committee. Carl Walters, regarding the coming game nt Newell Field in Jackson, Aug. 5. Starkville Girls Wins At Ashville ASHEVILLE, N. C. (AP) - Kay Eckford settled down after the first nine holes, made Ihe brilliant shots when necessary, and won the inaugural Country Club of Ashville women's invitatioal golfjthe Master's Tournament in A u - j tournament Friday. igusta, Ga.. played a round at The 25-year-old Starkville, Miss., [Greenville Golf and Country Club golfer defeated Oralee?e Byars of during the past week and com- Tampa. Fla.. with 20th hole. a birdie 2 on mented the greens at Greenville' -were in better condition than those · ELECTRONIC WORKSHOP 103 Hwy. No. 1 South Jerome Sit EB 2-SM1 YOU MUST HAVE BOAT REGISTRATION | NUMBERS N O W ! According lo tho Federal Boating Act, all bonts with over 10 horsepower motors aro required to hnvc boat numbcre this year. Numbers must be properly plnccd and clearly legible lo comply with the law. GET YOUR BOAT REGISTRATION FORMS, INFORMATION, BOAT NUMBERS A T . . . ---- Marine Equip, Inc. IJ9 S. Walnut Ph. 2-0962 ; Bermuda Shorts Swim Trunks 1 A OFF LARGE SELECTION SHORT SLEEVES Knit Sport SHIRTS OFF ONE GROUP 72 I'RTCE n^^^DEO BOYS' WEAR Summer Suits Sport Goats Knit Shirts Sport Shirts Dress Slacks PRICE SUMMER S L A C K S Pleated and Plain Front Models -- VALUES $7.95 TO $35.00-251 OFF ONE GROUP $5.00 TO $35.00 VAL. Now Reduced To PRICE GROUP BROADCLOTH PAJAMAS Long Sleeves--Long Lengths VALUES TO $5.95 MEN'S UGHT WEIGHT SUMMER SPORT COATS Including Natural Shoulder Models -- VALUES $19.95 TO $100.00 NOW -- OFF ONE GROUP VALUES TO $45 GROUP OF MEN'S N E C K W E A R VALUES TO $3.50 ENTMtK STOCK NOT INCLUDED ALL SALES CASH! GREENWOOD

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