The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1950 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 23, 1950
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Newhouser and Newcombe Shed Sore Arms for Wins By JOE KKIOHI.KR Associated Tress Sjwrts Writer If Hal Newhouser and Don Newcomba have sore shoulders, there are R flock of strong-armed, healthy looking hurlers who would like to have some of the same. Nothing appeared to be wrong with either of the pitching aces yesterday as each turned in a fine performance in a winning effort. Newhouser, the veteran Detroit *- • soothpaw, slopped the surprisingly potent Washington Senators with eight hits in pitching the Tigers to a 5-1 triumph. Newconibe gave a similar eight-nil exhibition against the Cincinnati Reds as the Brooklyn Dodgers won by the Identical 6-1 .score. Be th hurlers were plagued hy ailing arms ail spring. Each traced his misfortune to an aching shoulder jnusclo. Newhouser lasted only three innings against the St. Louis Browns in Ills only other appearance of tiie season. Neivcombe was knocked out of the box In his first, three starts before Manager Hurt Shotlon decided to give his Negro righthander a 10- day rest. Don came back to pitch n strong gnmc against the at. Louis Cardinals last week, but, the jury was still out. Tlie critics wanted to see how he fared In his next outing. Fans Seven They saw plenty last night. The 6-3 1[2 Ncwccmbe struck out seven batters. lour of the strikeouts coin- Dig after the Reds had scored their lone rim In eighth. The tally was unearned. Peanuts Low-cry scoring from second base as Eddie Miksis threw wild In an attempt to com- -plete a double play. The Dodgers bunched five of their hits off Howie Pox and Harry Per- kowskl In the lirst and fourth, singles by Jackie Robinson, Carl Fur- lllo and Gil Hodges and an error by Fox cave Brooklyn four runs in the fourth. The victory Increased the Dodgers' first place lead over Philadelphia In the National League pennant race to a full game'. The Phils were one of the six clubs In the loop to enjoy an off day. Newhouser had a six-hit shutout going Into the ninth. He made Merrill Combs his second strikeout victim to open the last inning. Sherry Robertson beat out an infield hit, moved to second on a groundnut by Eddie Yost and scored Washington's lone run when Sam Dente singled to right. Dick Kryhoski and Johnny Upon led an 11-hit attack on nay Scarborough and Mickey Harris. Kryhoski got the Tiger scoring under way with a three-run homer In the second Inning. He doubled and scored on a single by Llpon In the fourth. It was one of four hits made by the Tiger shortstop. Scarborough, the loser, pitched even though he was notified a couple ol hours before game time that his father had died at Mt-. kccs. pitched a strong game In subduing the Cleveland Indians, 7-2 linschl, who missed his last turn because of an elbow injury, allowed the Indians only five hlt,s In registering his fourth triumph against two losses. The victory enabled the running Yankees to retain front the! two and a half game lead over Deli oil In the American League race Vern Stephens rapped two home runs for Boston but It was not enough to stop the Chicago White Sox from defeating the Red Sox 10-3, In 10 innings. Stephens' second homer and his eighth of the season, came In the top of the 10th with n man on and put Barton in front, 9-7. The White Sox. however, came back with three In their half of the 10. A pinch single by Eddie Malone scored Jim Busby with the winning run. Stephens' first four bagger came In tlie fifth to highlight a five-run rally. That evened the count as Chicago had taken an early 5-0 lead at the expense of Lefty McDcrmolt. Gus Zcrnlal's with one seventh inning regained the lead for Chicago, but Boston tied the score In the ninth to force the N.C Therighthander left, Immo-'lgame Into extra innings ilately after tile game. Philadelphia's Athletics a Vic Kaschl of the New York Yan- Louts' Browns were Idle nd St. Frank Stranakan Makes First Appearance in British Amateur By Charles Whiting ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, May 23 Seventeen Americans, includ- Hogon is Favored Again in Colonial National Tourney PORT WORTH, Tex.. May 23. (API—The 36-man field for the $15,000 Colonial National Invitation Golf Tournament will be completed today. And the first news to hit the stars of the links lour as they come to town Is that Ben Hogan still knows every blade of grass on tough Colonlal_..couiitry club course. It^Tias'n't been called" "Hogan's Alley" for nothing — the mighty mite has won two of the three colonial tournaments held to date and tied for second In the other. He also holds the competitive record of 85 for the 7,035-yard course. Yesterday, Hogan, who had been ailing for a.week from- Influenza, laid down a one-under-par 6E), shooting 17 pars and a birdie on 12-foot putt. The only tune-up round thus far No. 17 where he rammed down n better than wee Ben's WM the 66 Raymond Galford of Fort Worth shot last week. Fourteen of the entries in the tournament had arrived yesterday and all shot practice rounds except defending champion Clayton Hcaf- ner of Charlotte, N.C., who got In too late. Harry Todd of Dallas and Norman Von Nida of Sydney, Australia, each had an even par 70 while Toney Penna of Cincinnati turned In a-71. fiam Snead of While Sulphur Springs, W. Va., the year's leading money-winner. Is dtle. to arrive today. He was Just rinlshed winning the Western Open at Los Angelc-. where a number of others who will compete here played last week-end. Hogan Is the general choice to win the $3,000 first money but quite a few like Snead. Ing all of Uncle Sam's big guns, still were in the running today as the wecding-out process continued in the British Amateur golf tournament, Prank Stranahan of Toledo, Ohio, who took the crown home in 19-18, was scheduled for his first official appearance on St. Andrews' historic oM course. He met Britten's A. C. Gibson In the second round. The tournament favorite, Willie Turnesa, look It easy after getting a second round default. He won his opening match without loss of a hole, expelling James KnoU of New York, 5 and 3. The field was to be reduced to 64 with completion of second round matches today. Fourteen ' U.S. performecrs, Including crooner Bing Crosby, dowered their umbrellas In defeat yesterday In first round matches played In a penetrating drizzle. Three others in the original entry of 34 pulled out without lifting a club. U.S. Threat Strong The American threat remained strong, however, and there were few* who didn't believe one of the visiting brigade would snatch the title from, big Sam McCrcady, the English Walker Clip star. Besides Stranahnn and Turnesa, leading contenders were Frank Strafaci of New York, who made i solid Impression during practice rounds; Bill Campbell of Huntington, West Pa.; dynamite Bill Good- toe of Vnldosln, Ga.; and Dick Chapman, the former U.S. champ- Ion from Pinehurst, N. C. Goodloe eliminated Sir John Craddock-Hartopp, 7 and 5. Chapman gained the third round on a 4 and 3 victory over J. Ellis Knowles of New York. Campbell was carried 19 holes by Britian's E. D. Hamilton. Most of the hoopla went out of the tournament with the first round defeat of Crosby. Bing started like a prairie fire, winning the first three holes with two birdies and B par. But lie faltered on the backside 'and lost to Jock Wilson of St. Andrews, 3 and 2. All-Stars Defeat Little Park Nine In Y League Tilt The Y's Junior High School Baseball League All-Stars defeated the league champion Little Park learn 21-11 in the league's all-star game at Walker Park last night. The All-Stars, lifter a slow start, got going mid-way In the contest and built up a lead that was never closely contested. Leon Privett worked until the ninth Inning for the Little Park team with Bob Childress taking over In th eflnal frame. Privett. a left hander, was tagged with the loss. The All-Stnrs used four hurlers with James Allen Walker starting and Eddie Richardson, Tom Mosley and Wheeler Graccy relieving in Jtirot order. Gracey was credited : w3lh the win. Sullivan-Nelson Wins at Osceola The Sullivan-Nelson chevrolets of the City Softball League downed the Buchanan Chevrolet Company nine of Osceola 25-24 in game played at Osceola last night. Harvey Dorris and Billy Baker shared the mound worked for Sullivan-Nelson with Stark and Johnson for Buchanan. Sullivan-Nelson has for the past several years been one of the leading teams of the Blytheville league. Korea Invites Bradley SEOUL. May 23. m-The government today Invited U. S. Defense Secretary Johnson and Gen. Omar Bradley to visit South Korea during their Far East trip. LL find that Yellowstone's flavor is unlike oilier bonded Kentucky Bourbo'n—a gentler mellowness, just the right richness to make each Yellowstone highball a luxury. Treat yourstlf to the fuKst — Yellowstone. Yrffou*lonc Park is /nmoi*J t\ lor in — tt'Kislicy, /or its quality. 1OO PROOF BOTTLED IN BOND BOTTLED IN BOND BY YELLOWSTONE, INC., LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION IV I. Pel. Atlanta 25 12 .076 Mobile 22 H .Gil Memphis -22 1(J .573 Birmingham . 20 17 .541 New Orleans ....18 18 .523 Chattanooga is 21 .462 Nashville 15 10 .441 Little Rock 5 so .143 NATIONAL LEAR UK Brooklyn . . Philadelphia St. Louis . . Boston . Pittsburgh . Chicago . .. New York . . Cincinnati . W L I'd. 13 10 ,6<!3 .17 H .607 IS 13 .536 15 13 1630 15 15 .SOO 12 13 .480 10 H .417 7 20 .259 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York . . Detroit, . .. Fioslon . Washington Cleveland . , Philadelphia St.. Louis . . Chicago . ., W J. I'd. 21 8 ,724 17 9 .654 20 15 .571 10 12 .571 : 15 14 .517 ...... 10 19 .315 7 10 .304 1 20 .250 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Atlanta 4. Birmingham 1 Nashville 0, Memphis 7 Mobile 4-1, New Orleans 3-2 National League Brooklyn 5. Cincinnati 1 lOnly game scheduled) American league New York 7. Cleveland 2 Detroit 5, Washington I Chicago 10, Washington 9 (10 Innings) Today's Games Southern Association Atlanta at Chattanooga, night New Orleans at Mobile, night Blimingham nt Nashville, night • Only games scheduled) National League' Chicago at Brooklyn St. Louis at New York, night Cincinnati at Boston, night Pittsburgh at, Philadelphia, night American League Washington at Detroit Philadelphia at St. Louts, night ' lOnly games scheduled) Burnett Moves Up in BWL Standings The Burnett Hudson Siles team moved Into a three-way tie for the Bay Window Softball League lead yesterday afternoon by defeating Ark-Mo 9-6 at Little Park. The win was Burnett's fourth of the season and the third In a row. The Hudsons share the lead with Godwin's Sporting Goods and the Courier News. Ford pitched all the way for Ark- Mo and Long worked for Burnett. BlytheYille Girl Leaves St. Louis Hospital E. H. Ford of the Blytheville Ki- wnnis Club reported that he returned Martha Barch. daughter of John R-. Barch, to her home last week. She had been a patient in the Shrine's Hospital for Crippled Children In St. Youis for a year. She was scut by the Kiwanis Club. Mr. Ford said he took Jimmic Kellcy, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kellcy of Forty and Eight, to the hospital for an examination. However, Mr. Ford said, the Kelley youth was not admitted to the hospital. TUESDAY, MAY 28, 1950 Sports Roundup HUGH FUI.I.KKTON JR. NEW YORK. May 23. (^—oddity: Two of the four colleges which qualified for the Southern Conference baseball title playoff — , step toward the NCAA championships—almost were tossed out of the NCAA last winter. . . . Virginia Tech and Maryland mere two of the original "seven sinners." The former still hasn't begged forgiveness and thus Isn't eligible for NCAA tournaments. . . . This spring Clemson also has been reported in dutch with the NCAA. ... Wonder what's wrong with the No. 4 team, Wake Forest. . . . The U. of Virginia, another prospect for the Southern NCAA playoff June 1-3, Is a'riother unrepentant "sinner.". . Alabama golfers arc wondering if a collegiate foursome ever compiled a round like Auburn's Buddy De Bardelben Pat Poyner, Skippy Weatherby and Allan Bates did against Alabama. The first three had 67's and Bates a 74 for an aggregate of 215. Straight* Answer Herman llickman, the rotund Yale coach, was discussing various problems recently with a prominent alumnus. . . . The P.A., who had his own problems, asked: "You don't have much influence with the board of admissions, do you?". . . Reolled Herman, very seriously: "If i did, I would be a much better coach." One-Minute Sports Pa K c Paul Senesky. the St. Joseph's (Philadelphia) basketball ace, isn't much interested In playing pro basketball. He wants to become a Philadelphia lawyer. ... If you hear the Jontball Yankees' Joe Signalgo and George Rattcrman discussing r> "formula" in the huddle next fall, don't jump at the conclusion they've^ doped out a way to beat the Bears. They're both new pappys. . . . Brud Holland. Cornell's All-America footballer during the Carl Snavely regime, is due to receive his degree as doctor of philosophy at the U. of Pennsylvania this spring. . . . And Nick Manoles, Drake U. guard, has just received his Phi Beta Kappa Key In his Junior year. Only 20 Drake athletes, mostly tennis players and runnels, have achieved that honor. ... An eight - man AAU track team takes off for Cuba to- da and will be back in a week, after two meets. That's speed. N'n Daylight Ahead Tnkini? heed of the Chicago While Sox plight, Frank Metzinger of the LaSnlle. 111., News-Tribune figures the clocks are to blame . . . Says Frank. "The Sox are far below snndard—In fact they are on slow time." Cleaning: the Cnfr Jimmy Dykes, the Athletics coach who can shoot golf in the low 70's, says he can speak from experience in predicting that Ihe golf pros won't have an easy time In the open a' Meiion. It's trapped to death, says Jimmy.'and "I was In all of them the other day.". . . Charley Norkus. the Bayonne, N.J., heavy- '.H'ight. wants to operate a model agency some day "because of his love of beauty.". . . Ever hear Walter (Pounds) Haight, the Washington turf writer telling his great yarn about a horse-player praving hK choice home? . . . Well, E. B. Lee of White Post. Va., decided to name a colt for Haight—so he's calling It "Walter's Prayer." Jet Locomotive Rons LONDON, May 23. (API—Britain's first jet propelled locoirjotive made it.s initial run yesterday, drawing a normal train to Plymouth and sticking to the regular schedule. The engine was built In Switzerland and is similar to one In the United states and another In Switzerland, they are capable of speeds up to 90 miles per hour. There's smooth, even get-away in store for your truck when you trade in its old, worn-down clutch for a genuine International factory-rebuilt exchange unit. You'll save up to '/j the cost of a brand new clutch «nd you get a new-clutch warranty! We have reconditioned crankshaft], carbureton, br«k« shoes and other truck uniu for sale on an exdiange b»si», too. Take advantage of the savings, now! DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 6863 INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS Softball Teams Return to Action City Softball Leaguers, washed out by rain during the past two weeks, will try again tonight with a pair of tilts scheduled for Walker Park. Blytheville Motor Company and the Razorback Drive-In nine are scheduled to clash in tonight's first eaine at 8 o'clock with the Burnett Hudson Pacemakers scheduled to meet the Ark-Mo Power Kilowat- Lers In the second tilt. So far, only three games have been played In the league with all other games having been postponed due to rain. Crax Strengthen Lead in Southern Canny, Sirois Disqualified In Tag Match Bill Canny «nd Walter Slroh played a little too rough last night and were disqualified In the tag match main event of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Referee Mike Meroney stopped the bout in the third and deciding fall, giving the decision to Tex Riley and Swede Nelson after Nelson had been carried to the dressing, room unconscious and Riley had been sprawled (n one corner of the ring by » blow to the groin thrown by Sirois. Just t lew minutes before. Sirois had eliminated Nelson for the evening by throwing him Into the ringside seats and then following him out. applying a pile driver on the catwalk outside the ring. The blow knocked Nelson into « semi-conscious state and he went berserk among the ringside fans for a few seconds before being corralled by Riley and Referee Meroney and ushed to the dressing room. Riley returned and agreed to finish the match atone, but a low blow from Sirois stopped him after eight minutes. Meroney gave the decision to Riley. Riley and Nelson won the first fall In 18 minutes and Canny and Sirois won the second In « minutes. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts. Canny defeated Riley In 15 minutes with body slams and a pin md Nelson defeated Sirois in ninutes In the same manner. 16 .Arkansas Prepares For Shooting War LITTLE ROCK. May 23. (jpj- Arkansas is preparing to protect Us civilians if a shooting war starts unexpectedly. Governor McMath said yesterday that Brig. Gen. Earl T. Ricks. State Military Department head, and Wayne Fletcher, Resources and Development Commission director, are working on a civilian defense plan 'or use In the event of a sudden ttack on this country. The governor said he believes war can be avoided but "I still like to be prepared for any eventuality." By The Axvclated PrtM Atlanta's Crackers staged last Inning rally last night to mark up their third in a row over the- fading Birmingham Karons and take a two-and-one-half game lead In the Southern Association. Second-place Mobile split a pair of two-and-a-half hour games with New Orleans. The Bears won the .opener, 4-3, and the Pels took the second, 2-1, while Manager Hugh A last minute grandslam home run Southern Association, said toda by Fred Richards gave Nashville - - - a m,i«uun, «~a 9-7 victory over Memphis. B » lllc „„. Little Rock and Chattanooga 4-1 score postponed their game In order to make train connections. Leo Kiely blanked Atlanta on one hit for eight Innings, but went to pieces In the ninth after he threw wild to first on Bob Thorpe's slow roller. Thorpe was forced on Country's Brown's hit and run, but Ed Malhews singled, Brown taking third. Hank Ertman topped a ball along the first baseline and Kiely made his second wild toss in trying to cut off the flying Brown at the plate. Ebba St. Claire singled Mathews In and that was all for Kiely Karl Caldwell took over but Mono- Scott hitting for Ellis Clary, doubled to ore Ertman and St. Claire. Rhubarb Mars Play A rhubarb highlighted the scheduled seven inning opener between Mobile and New Orleans. The argument came In the seventh when Frank Barrett tossed a wild one al lowing Bob Wilson to score the ty Ing run. The Pels argued the ball hit batter Fred Postolese on the foot, bui the umpires ruled it hadn't. The Bears pushed the winning run across in the ninth when Jim Romano drew a pass with two out Forrest Jacobs and Jim Williams followed with singles and that was the game. Tlie argument, however, carried over into the second game. Pel Manager Hugh Luby started in on Umpire Roy again in the first inning and was told to take a walk The game dragged on until the umpires called it at the end of the seventh because of the curfew law. Richards, who hits with his 1 arms only—a fact that had Manager Don Osborn shaking his head during the early part of the season, put the Vols in the gnme with a two-run homer in the first. And his mighty four-run blow In the ninth sewed it up. Memphis legally won Its May game against Chattanooga by a" score. Chattanooga had protested the game because the Memphis first base coach caught a foul bunt off the bat of a Memphis nlayer In the last or the eighth inning. Chattanooga Manager Fred Walters claimed that "this play resulted in the scoring of a run and two additional runs resulted. (It) also was Indirectly, if not directly, response ble for (Bobo) Newsoin and myself ' being ejected from the game." Umpires c. P. Burch. Augue Giig- Helmo and Andy Mitchell, who worked the game, reported, however, that the Chattanooga first baseman made no effort to field the ball. Huith ruled that he could find no violation of any baseball rale since It had not been shown that an attempt was made to field the ball. He said the only applicable rule requires that "players or coaches of an offensive tenm shall vacate any space needed by a defensive player who is attempting to field a batted or thrown ball." Hurth said the protest wa« disallowed and the "game will stand as played with the score Memphis *-Chattanoog» 1." Luxoro Defeats Wilson by 9-0 Luxora's Tigers won their sixth game in as many starts Sunday when they beat the Wilson nine at Lvixora, 9-0. Drew "Pop" Conner spaced two hit.% and struck oiit H for the victors. Tho Tigers - broke loose with 12 hits, seven for extra bases. Mooring and Bussey got Wilson's only hits. Martin was the losing pitcher. Luxora plays Number Nine at Osccota Thursday night. Two Die from Alcohol. YOKOHAMA. May 23. (ff>—Neighborly Kumaklchi Hashizume offered policeman Matsuo Koyama a drink. Both died. Police said the two quaffed almost pure methyl 'alcohol. Chicks Verified As Winners of Protested Tilt Sudbury Girls Defeat Yarbro by 17-16 Scor* The Sudbury Grade School sotfball team moved into a t way tie with Yarbro and Lange for the Y's Grade School Girls Softball League leadership yesterday by defeating Yarbro 17-16. The game was the league's final lilt of the season. It was a make-up over In the final frame. Privett, «. WANTED! WE WANT TO BUY YOUR CAR Highest Prices Paid Since The War! Du« to th* limited supply of new Oldsmobilet that we have received, we're short of the usual trade-in cars. 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