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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 8, 1950
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PAGE me BLyniEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER'NEWS' THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1»M Coaches' Clinic Opens Here Tomorrow-3 Blytheville Golfers in State Meet Douglas, Askew To Hold Sessions Two-Day Classes To Be Held at High School Gymnasium University of A r k a n s a s coaches, Otjs Douglas ant! Presley Askew open a two- rfay coaches' clinic at Ihe Blytheville' High School gymnasium tomorrow and early indications aru that a large number of coaches and fans from all parts of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri will be on hand for the first sessions. The clinic, the first of ils kind in the county, will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow with coaches of both basketball and football to receive instruction. The clinic was arranged and is being sponsored by Bill Godwin of the Godwin Sporting Goods Store here. The clinic will be open to the public with no admission or registration fee to be charged. It will be the only such Clinic to be held In Northeast Arkansas tills year. It has been reported that Arkansas State College In Johesboro, which has held similar clinics In past years, will not conduct their school this year, Morning And Afternoon Sessions The .clinic will be divided into morning and afternoon sessions on each day with 'one-hour classes to be held the first day and one and one-half hour periods the second day. Askew and Douglas will alternate in instructing with each to teach every 'other class. The opening class will be Instructions in basketball with coach Askew discussing ' drills Tor training and conditioning period. The first football class Is scheduled for II E.mi tomorrow with Coach Douglas discussing his brand of football at the University of Arkansas. Tomorrow's session will continue until 4 p.m. with two hours off for ]unch. Two classes are scheduled for tomorrow morning and two for tomorrow afternoon. Opens at 9 a.m. Saturday The clinic will open one hour tarlicr, at 9 a.m. Saturday and will close nt 5 p.m. All phases of the Arkansas brands of basketball and football will be taught, at the clinic and it ts txpected that Coach Douglas will dicuss quit* a bit of his version of the famed spllt-T offensive formation which he will Install at<thl university this fall. Coach Askewr will discuss both th« fast and ilow break systems ol basketball along with the deliberate, ball-controlling system that he used Yanks Use Home Run Power To Cool Off Sizzling Tigers 5-4 By JACK HANI) (Assodjtecl Tress Sports Writer) Cooling off the hot clubs Is an old Yankee custom. Now it's sizzling Detroit that New York has dunked In chill water. Reel fiolfe's Tigers slrode Into the Stadium with seven straight wins and an .002 edge on first place. Unbeaten since they left home, the spirited Detroit club boasted a dazzling road record of 20-3. or .870. This was It. The big test of the cfirly season. If the red. hot Tigers could roll over the Yankees and then knock off Boston, they would take charge of the race. Thuy may do it yet, for It's a three-game scries in New York. Yesterday's 5-4 loss to the Yanks was only the opener. But with Tommy Byrne, an old Tiger killer with n 10-2 lifetime record against Detroit, pitching for New York today, the chrmce.s are not bright. Home run power from the bats of Joe DIMaggio. Phil ntzznta ami Billy Johnson swung the balance of jower in a tight battle between lefty Hal N-whouser and Vic Raschl. Bcrrn's Single Wins Each lime the Tigers scrambled mo thu lead, a zinging Ynnk home run would pull them back. Finally T single won the game. It was a ball hit by Yogi Berra-'to shortstop Johnny Upon that handcuffed the riger Infielder in the seventh. While the Yanks and Timers vrestled through the hottest afternoon of the New York season. Dos,011 piled up a staggering 20-4 score against St. Louis. Sllll very much In the race, the Red Sox blasted 23 hits off Brownie iltching while Joe Dobson rode lotne easily with his seventh win. Little nobby Shantz, 5-foot-7- nch Philadelphia lefthander, pitched the A's first shutout of the year. a 5-0 night victory over Chicago. Washington snapped Its seven- game losing streak, nipping CIcvc- and 5-4 on Johnny Ostrowski's eighth-Inning homer following Irv Noren's single, Brooklyn Back In I.ud Once again Brooklyn took over mdisputed possession of the Na- lonal League lead, whipping Pltts- niigti 9-0, while St. Louis look a bad 10-2 licking from Boston. Both were night games. Don Nett'combe, giant Dodger Negro ace, followed his recent five-hit conquest of St. laalt with f. six-hit jlanklng of the weary Pirates. Rookie Bill MacDnnald, only Plr- te to win a game since May 23. was shelled out In a five-run eighth ruling. Pittsburgh now has lost five n a row and 14 of its last 15. : '•,. ,. Stan Mnslal joined the other St. x>uls cripples during the loss to Boston's Warren Spahn. Stan suf- ered a cut between two finger* of ils left hand, taking a throw from Al Brnzle. He will be out for R day r two. Rookie Bob Miller, up from Terre Haute, lifted the Philadelphia Phils nto second place — ahead of; St. i* and only a half game behind Brooklyn—with a 4-0 victory over Cincinnati. It was the fourth itralght win for Miller, who scat- ercd seven hits. Folks will have to take the New York Glanls seriously If they con- inne to rait up scores like yes- erday's 13-4 romp over Chicago. Leo Durochnr's Giants have won ve'ln a row and six of seven oh their second western trip. BONUS BEAUTY—The first honus player signed by the Pirates, 21-year-old Dill Macdonald paid off handsomely in his first major lengxic start. He limited the Phillies to three hits winning, 6-0, at Shibe Park. Courier Dirty Sox Edge Godwins 3-2 The Courier News Dirty Sox mocked off the league-leading Godwin Sporting Goods Company nine 3-2 yesterday in a Bay Window Softball League game at Little Park. Hank Humes, who pitched three- hit ball for the Dirty Sox, won his own ball game. Haines drove home the winning run In the Bottom half of the fifth Inning after Paul Hn- tnan. Courier shortstop, had tierl the score at two-all with a homer to open the inning. Bill Godwin hurled for his team and gave up only four hits. SOUTHKRN ASSOCIATION W I. Pet. Atlanta 35 16 ,686 Birmingham 30 21 .388 Memphis 30 22 .577 New Orleans 20 24 .520 Mobile 25 20 .490 Nashville 24 25 .490 Chattanooga 23 30 .434 Little Rock 10 39 .204 NATIONAL LEAGUE W I, Brooklyn . .; ........ 2G 18 Philadelphia ......... 26 17 St. Louis ........... 25 17 Boston ............... 24 ,18 Chicago ............. 20 20 New York ........... 18 21 .462 Pittsburgh .......... 17 29 .370 Cincinnati ........... 12 30 .286 Pel. .610 .60S .595 .571 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York . Detroit . .. Boston , leveland . Washington Philadelphia Chicago , .. It. Louis . .. Pet. .70S .C83 .604 .512 .4B5 .356 .341 .325 Yesterday's Results SauthE'rn Association New Orleans a, Chattanooga 1 Birmingham 6, Little Rock 5 Nashville 10, Mobile 5 , ^femphIs G, Atlanta 5 National League Brooklyn 9, Pittsburgh 0 Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 0 Boston 10, St. Louis 2 New York 13, Chicago -4 American League . New York 5.' Detroit 4 Boston 20, St. Louis 4 Philadelphia 5, Chicago 0 Washington 5, Cleveland 4 Today's, Games Bouthein Association Atlanta at Memphis night New Orleanj at Chattanooga night Mobile at Nashville night Birmingham at Little Rock night National Le»xne Brooklyn tt Pittsburgh night Boston at St. Louis night New York at Chicago Philadelphia at Cincinnati night :"^.-[ American League ^Detroit at New York night St. Louis at Boston Cleveland at Washington night Chicago at Philadelphia night TO Wtl» ART HOUTTEMAN-^Shclagh Marie Kelly. 23-year-old professional iwlmmer, will wee! Detroit pitcher Art Houtteman after tlie current baseball season. The red-haired ?,fiss Kelly, a member of water ballet troupe is shown preparing for her afternoon workout at Railway, N. j. at a swimming pool near her home (AP Wirephoto). Tim Bowles Nine Takes Early Lead in Osceofa Loop Tim Bowles Motor Company has taken an early command in Osceola's City Softball League. The in >tor team, with a record of three wins and no losses, are lead- Ing by a half-game over the Home Oil Company which has lost only one game this season. In the league play this week, the Buchanan Chevrolet Company nine heat the Ben F. Butler Company 13-12 with Bo Fairley .getting four hits In four times at bat. And the Home Oil Company clubbed the Boothe Esso nine 10-4. The standings: Team Bowles Home Oil Buchanan George Motor ... Butler Company . Boothe Esso W 3 2 2 1 1 0 Pel. 1.000 .150 .500 .333 ,333 '.000 Softball Games Are Postponed Tonight's -scheduled games in the Blytheville Y's City Softball League have been postiioned due to conflict with the ''Miss Blytheville" beauty contest. J. P. Garrott, Y director said this morning.. The games will be made un at a later date, Mr. Garrot said. Six Colleges Called Up for CodeViolations CLEVELAND, June 8. (AP) — The National Collegiate Athletic Association will haul another six colleges on the carpet for "sanity code" violations at an NCAA council meeting in Chicago In August. This wa.s disclosed yesterday following a three-day meeting of the NCAA Enforcement Committee headed by Clarence P. Houston of Tufts college. "We uncovered evidence that six schools are giving aid to athletfts in excess of that allowed by the code," Houston said. He declined to name the schools, but said any punishment the council might decide to Inflict on them would be withheld until next winter. The N.C.A.A. "sanity code" provider that financial aid given athletes must come from the school itself ami not from any outside source. Unless the athlete helped Is in the top fourth of his class scholastically, the amount of aid he can receive Is limited. Weather Big Factor as Golfers Begin Firing In National Open By WIMj GRIMSLEY ARDMORE, Pa., June 8. (/Pj— Sam Snead's putter, Ben Hogan's legs ind-the weather were the chief topics of conversation as. J65 of Pacemakers Beat Blytheville Motormen Burnett Hudson's Pacemakers outlasted the BlytVevllle Motor Company Motormen 15-12 In Northeast Arkansas-Southeast MIs- soiiri Softball League contest at Walker Park last night. . . - ' Billy Denton. who has pitched two no-hit games this season, proved no mystery for the Motormen as they pounded him for eight hits. The Pacemakers, however, found llio offerings of Wayne Tolbert to theij liking and clubbed him for 11 safe btows. It was the first meeting of the season between the two teams which also are members of the Blytr-evllle Y's City League.' Jack Duclos led in hitting for the Pacemakers with three hits in three times at bat Including a home run James Long belted two round-trippers for -the Pacemakers. Charles B. Walker and Bill Meharg each got two hits for the Motormen, One of Walker's hits was lme run. Colorado boasts the highest transcontinental railroad route In North America at Marshall Pass, 10,846 feet altitude, where the Rio Grande Railroad crosses the Continental Divide. No.strarlamu.s predicted correctly In his almanac the death of France's Henry II. causing the successor king, Henry III. to forbid political prognostications. last «inter. The two-day clinic will be climaxed with a stag fish try at Walker Park Saturday night. At The New Memphis FAIRGROUNDS SPEEDBOWL FRIDAY NIGHT 8 P. M. Time Trials al 6 p.m. Nation's Fastest Cars and Best Drivers • Kirewnrks • Slim Hliodr* and His Roys • 7500 SKATS • PHK15 PARKING Adults $1,00 Children 50c Under The Auspice* And For The Snle Bcnci'il Of Memphis r«sl No. 1—American Leglnn U.S.ROYA1S *• 7HF ONtr SUCH MfffT IN THf WOtLO V WeVe Gof Mem NOW! -WORLD'S GREATEST SAFETY COMBINATION! * Puts them on your car * Gives you up to 6 months to pay. * Offers top allowances on present LANGSTON-McWATERS BUJCK CO. « STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO. ] Manila Jaycees Overhaul Tigers To Take 9-7 Win The Manila Jaycees came from behind In the late innings last nigh to down the Armorel Tigers 9-7 in a game played under the lighus of the Manila field. The Jaycees overcame a two-run deficit to take the lead In the elghtl Inning after the Tigers had led most of the way. Frank Ellis was on the hill for the Tigers and yielded but four hits while he and bis' team mates weVe getting to • Wayne Taylor for six W.ilks which were followed by base hits in the lat« innings spelled hi: defeat. . Billy DeLong and Glenn Bunch led Armorel's six-hit, attack, with two hits in five times at bat each Jimmy Shaneyfelt got two for flv to lead Manila. ., ,*'" Horatio ,Alger abandoned thi ministry to write, but died poor be cause he gave away to atreet boy he befriended most oj his money. [olfdom's very select teed off today n the 50th. National Open champ- onshlp. Dick Mayer, young, blond-haired jrofessional of Old Greenwich, Conn., was the first man off, ac- iompanied by Loddie Kempa of Cansas City, the lone left hander, and Clarence Ehresman of Ohelt- •nham, pa. Contenders will be swinging until j ilmost dark in the opening round ' of this rugged 72-hole test that las broken the hearts of champions. The tournament winds up with a double-barreled 36 holes Saturday. The weather rated top billing along with Snead and Hogan, who lave been established solid favorites. • Two days of near-90 temperatures nave left the broad, undulating greens hard as concrete and slick as glass. Each carpet was packed by a 300-pound roller last night make sure they'd be lightning fast. A 71 May Win Unless there Is some relief by" showers, most of the pros agreed, four rounds of 71, one over par, will be sufficient to take the prize. The weather'forecast was. increasing cloudiness today with scattered showers tomorrow afternoon. Merion, where a 14-year-old lad named Bobby Jones began his big- Lime tournament career in 3016 and Qualifying Round To Start Friday * I. B. Get, Sr., Son E. B., Jr., John Lent! Enter Amateur Event where he ended It in 1930 the sport's only "grand slam, 1 with has been turned into a monstrous bogl'e- ma.n fo r this particular tee party. Five hundred tons of fresh, white sand was trucked In and dumped to the course's 120 yawning traps. One trap is so big golfers have dubbed It "Merlon Beach" and a prankster's sign says "no sun bathing allowed." The fairways, broad enough, are lined by thick, .matted grass grown to near knee-high length. When a promiscuous drive lands in this wilderness it takes a shovel and hoe to get out. Hogan Takes n Rest Snead, golf's No. 1 capitalist who has played In'nine open tournaments and never won one, has not been bothered by the roughs—so sound is his booming tee game. But the tricky greens—that's something else. The white Sulphur Springs, West Vu., shotmaster turned In a 71 in practice yesterday. He would have had a 07 had not his favorite brass-headed putter balked on four rather easy assignments. Hogan, the 135 pounds of Texas gristle who is essaying a comeback after, a near, fatal- auto accident 17 months, ago,~took It easy yesterday, saving legs which have not regained their lull usefulness. Ben has not played 35 holes In one day slnc« his mishap and there is some Question he can endure the double trip' around the hilly layout Saturday. Three members of th« Blythtvlll* Country Club will be among th« large field of amateur golfen that tee off tomorrow In the qualifying rounds of the amateur division of the 1950 Arkansas Golf Tournament at Little Rock'i Rlverdal* Country Club. Entering the tournament from Blytheville will be E. B. O«, Jr., 1S49 state high school champion, Ills father, E. B. Gee, Sr., and John f. Lcntl. Earl (Pee Wee) Baker, Blytheville Country Club pro, that as far as he knew no other Blytheville golfers will «riter th» tournament. Qualifying play in the open division of the tournament started today with 50 of the state's top proa on hand for the opening rounds. Match play In the pen division will be run off tomorrow. Amateur play . will extend through Sunday. $200 In Prlz« Money The open prize money, something, more than »200 to be split amoiA) the low scoring pros, wasn't much, compared to that at the big tourneys of the nation. But a championship was at stake. And viru- tually every pro In the state wa» due to take a crack at It. A. number of former champions, Including 1949 winner Don Murphy of Texarfcana, wert In the field, but the open has a habit of producing a new titllst every year. And for that matter so does the amateur, no winner having scored twice In a row since Richard (Bubbs) Smart did it In 1940 and 1941. Charles Woodard of Magnolia ta defending champion in the amateur, which will, have its qualifying round at the same time the open U being completed. Amateurs seeking both titles will count their Friday rounds- In both eventa. Two Champs Mliataf Match play In the amateur, expected to draw upwards of 300 golfers, will begin Saturday morning and will be wound up Sunday afternoon. Besides Woodard, Vincent Allison and Steve Crookmore, Sr., both 'of Fort Smith, were to represent the "we've won it before" club In the Simon-Pure scramble. Two recent champioru will " b«~ missing. Johnny Busick of-Monette, the 1947 champ, has ann ed he won't be a contender. 3 er will Smart, who won hl» third championship in 1946J • .The Aleutian Islands, «*psr»tlnj the Bering Sea from the Pacific, once were called Catherine Archipelago. • . • . , ..-'. • FREE INSTALLATION! OF ADMIRAL TELEVISION DURING MONTH OF JUNE.. WESUPPLYTHE ANTENNA, YOU PAY ONLY THE NATIONALLY ADVERTISED PRIGE. 319 95 Easy Payment Terms Fr«« Home Trial The Jnwest-prlced quality TV c<miMrr»tlon on the market today! Super-powered, full vision TV pictures. Easy tuning . . . simple as a radio! Built In directional Roto-Seope antenna . . . nothing else to buy. Dynamagic AM radio, "Trlple-riay" automatic phonograph . . . plays 33 1-3, 45 and 78 RPM records ... all record sizes! 10" speaker. 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