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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE FIVE T5LYTHEVTLLE, (AUK.) COUTUEH NEWS SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1950 Hot Giants Win Seventh on Western Trip By JACK HAND (Associated Press Sports Writer) Now Leo Durochcr can .=ay "I told you no." With "my kind of team," Leo is turning ^i> dope topsy turvy in the National League. The New York Giants drew nothing Inil boos and catcalls in April and May. In June, they're the darlings of Broadway. Since Leo's gang moved west, they've been red hot. With seven straight wins and* eight out of nine on their second western tour, the Giants lifted themselves by their t>oot.straps frmn seventh to fifth place. Only otic game Fred Saigh Defies Chandler; Cards to Play on Sunday Night Atlanta liirniinKham Memphis . . Nashville . . New Orleans Mobile hattanooga Little Rock . Pittsburgh . Chicago St. Louis under .500 and just 5\-> behind ihc leaders, the Giants command new respect in (.he pennant race. Currently Ihey can't do anything wrong. The ninth tn- niiig is their spe- ; :— ._i^ cialty. In nine Leo Diirochcr games they scored Ot runs, 17 of thorn in the ninth. Coining from behind to snatch a win is becoming a habit. S lanky Gels Four Hits Turned out they didn't need yesterday's five-run explosion in the ninth at Chicago but it nailed down a 9-3 decision. The result Ixiosted the Giants past the Cubs into fifth place. t ldte Stanky. the Giants' spark- j, slashed Johnny Schmltz, and Frank Hiller for four singles, a perfect day, Wes Wostrnm chipped in two homers, helping Larry Janscn home with an eight-hit victory, his fourth, Despite the commotion to the rear, Brooklyn and St. Louis continued to match steps in a first-place tie. The Dodgers squeaked past Pittsburgh, 9-7- in the afternoon hut St. clncfnnatt Louis came right back to take an 8-5 night verdict over Boston. Manager Hurt Sholton called In Don Newcomb, his ace, when the Pirates staged a threat in the ninth. Big Don made Danny Murtmigh hit into a game-ending double play, Roy Campanula's two-run homer in the eighth and Pee Wee Rccse'b homer in the ninth led the Brooks home safe. Ho me rims weren' t enou gh f o r the Boston club at St-.Exjuis. Two by Walker Cooper and one each by Earl Torgeson and Sam Jethroe, all off winner Max Lanicr, fell short of victory. Three balks by loser Bob Hall of the Braves were costly. The Philadelphia nl Cincinnati game was rained out. Detroit salvaged the last game of three at New York, crushing the Yankees, 13-7, in a game marred by fin Injury to the Yanks' Bob Pur- tcrfield. - J^orterfield suffered a fractured ^W and concussion when hit on the left check bone by a pitched ball thrown by reliefer Paul Calvert in the seventh inning. His condition was reported "good" at Lenox Hill Hospital. Browns Cluh Bnsox The Tigers mauled Yankee pitch- Ing for in hlis, pulling within H£ games of the league-leading New Yorkers. The Boston Red Sox ran true to form, following a record-breaking 29-run day Thursday by losing to the last place St. Louis Browns, 12-7 Even so, the Sox tied a rccort and broke another. Homers by Tee Williams (his 17th) and Bobby Doerr matched an old New York Yankee mark of 15 homers in foui games. The seven-run total made i. 5S In three games, four more thai the old high. Ned Carver, who pitched the ttrs seven innings and hit a home run was credited with the first victor} for St. Louis over Boston this sea son. A grand slam homer by Dm Lonhardt in the sixth helped Gar vcr. Sam Zoldak pulled a "Joe Page with a fine .relief job to protec Cleveland's 8-7 edge over Washing ton. Zoldnk, fourth Indian pitchc needed only two pitches to stop Washington rally and give Bobby Feller his fifth win. Chico Carrasqucl scored nn unearned run off Bob Hooper in the eighth inning for Chicago's 3-2 edge over the Philadelphia A"s. The Athletics' attendance contin- f d to he most dLscrmracung with -ly 2,709 for the night same. ST. LOUIS, June 10. (iTi— Owner Fred Saigh, of the St. Louis Cardinals, a newcomer In organized baseball, is defying aiders from higher up. He insists he isn't going to cancel n Sunday night game with Brooklyn July 10, despite a command from Baseball Commissioner +A. B. Chandler. Saigh, formerly a cor porn lion lawyer, boldly told Chandler in a sharply-worded telegram yesterday that he won't cancel the game until he Is given a ucnrmg o n th e matter. No one ever * heard of a Sun- SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L I'ct. 3fi IB .692 31 21 30 20 26 . 25 . 25 . 10 NATIONAL LEAGUE \\ I. Brooklyn 27 17 St. Louis 27 n Philadelphia M 18 Boston 24 20 New York 20 21 Chicago 20 22 18 13 .5!)6 .566 .510 .500 .472 .455 .200 Pet. .614 .614 .ftDl .515 .483 .476 .375 .302 Dutch Harrison Takes Lead in National Open By WILL AIIDMORE, Pa., .lime 10. (AP)—The golden anniversary U. S. Opon Coif championship lost its story book com- ploxion today and settled down Lo a tttflil among a bunch of old mercenaries for tho Krealost pri/.o of them all. the vim KtmiK into the dectr-lvc*- '— . 0 holes was a long, easy-going fel- ow from Arkansas. E. J. (Dutch> larrLson, who has heen busy col- cctlng money nn the tournament rail for mine thtiti 10 years but vho never has won a major crown. "1 expect I eati hold up as well as the next one." drawled the wartime army Kcrgenul as ho discussed AMERICAN LEAGUE \V L New York 32 14 Detroit 29 Boston 30 Cleveland . 23 SVashiiiEton 21 Philadelphia 17 PcU .696 .074 .GOO .511 AK'I .362 .348 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Nashville 8-5, New Orleans 3-0 Chattanooga 5. Mobile 4 Atlanta 9. Little Rock 4 Birmingham 3, Memphis 0 National I.eagur Brooklyn 9, Pittsburgh 7 New p York 9, Chicago 3 St. Louis 8, Boston 5 Philadelphia at Cincinnati day night major league game until Snigh and Branch Rickey, owner of the Dodgers, decided to stage one to make up for a contest lost to the yj*$$k &\ niu here recent - s^atla i 5 Fred M Saigh Saigh contends there s nothing in the rules against it. Chandler contends there's nothing in the rules that authorizes it. Trick Agrees With Chandler Ford Frick, president of the National League, also ordered Saigh not to play the game. Frick said a rules amendment adopted last winter prohibits Sunday night games. Saigh doesn't agree. The rule In question reads: "No night game shall be scheduled on ft 'getaway' date without the consent of the visiting club or on Sunday." The Red Bird owner interprets this to mean that a Sunday night game can be scheduled with the const-lit of the visiting club. And he says Rickey has agreed to play the Nine Horses Run Today in $75,000 Betmont Stakes p/ •J V i/ "V. —Courier Ne»'S Plltilo TALKING IT OVl'U—Presley Askew rcciiler) basketball coach fll (he University of lUkunsuB nets In volvod in n bit of hardwood talk willi Ike Tonitinsonuieht) athletic director at Arknnsns Stnte College i Jonehboro and Sylvester Pop) Mosley, veteran Blythoville High School athletic trainer tiurlne a "hroathor at the coaching clinic in Haley Field gym yesterday, Askew Is Instructing at the clinic along with Otis Douglas, nazorback football conch. The two-cliiy clinic ended this afternoon. .y. .y. ^. -Y- .y. .y- -Y- * •'(• -Y- * -Y- Coaches Clinic Enters Final Session; Yesterdays Turnout Disappointing American I A: ague Detroit 13, New York 7 St. Louis 12, Boston 7 Clevelnnd 8, Washington 7 Chicago 3, Philadelphia 2 Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Birmingham Little Reck nt Atlanta Chattanooga at Mobile Nashville at New Orleans National League Brooklyn at Cincinnati New York at SU Louis Boston at Chicago Philadelphia at Pittsburgh Cabbies Pick Drivers LONDON (AP>-Lnndon cabbies think the bast ririvew—ouuirtc of cal;bio.i—are ambulance niun and police. They think that, among the worst are women and drivers of pnstoi'ftce uml laundry trucks. That is how they voted in a jjoll tnkf n by thfir magazine, the Green B^ci^e Journal. American Ixracne St. Louis at New York Detroit at Boston. Cleveland at Philadelphia Chicago at Washington Stable Fire Kills Watchman, Horses CHICAGO, June 10. (iP> — watchman perished and between 17 and 22 racing horses burned It death last night in a fire whk-1 destroyed the huge barn on th Einil Denemark farm near stibur ban Hinsdale. Dencmark estimated the loss a S700.000. Amonij the horses that died i the fire was Curtice, which last year won the SS7.850 futurity at Washini;toii Park race tr.ick. Lightning struck .he rnof of the barn during a sever electrical storm, setting [ire lo sonic 200 tons of hay in the loft. mill I ,uvc Our |'"|OWUTS. BI.V I IIKVIl.l.P, FLOWER MART rmnli^ llma> I'hnnr 'fifllfi M i ii ii i ii in nHanmipiiH P ' Chandler In his telegram appears ,o base his cancellation order on the ssumption that on't stand for a ame that would Inirch services, Saigh countered :iat minor league religious fans Sunday night interfere with with a claim teams play on and why shouldn't iinday night :ie majors. 'The Cardinals have not received ne objection from a churchman layman to the Sunday night etting," he wired Chandler. Minors Plajr Sunday Nlghis "If you ns commissioner hold that he playing of this scheduled Sunday night game would not be In the best interest of baseball, you must io!d too that the pliiyiup of Sunday light baseball In minor leagues also not In the best Interest of baseball. "Are you prepared to do that?" In Columbus, George M. Trautman, head of the minor leagues, said the minors have no ban on Sunday night games. He added Hint e didn't think Sunday night games a good practice." Saigh, in his second season with tiie Cardinals, disagreed wllh Trautman. too. He pointed out that many other forms of entertainment movies, opera, hockey, basketball. etc., — hold forth on Sunday night and that there's no protest. Chandler declined to comment on Salgh's statement. Match Play Underway in State Amateur LITTLE ROCK, June 10. (fl>)— Riverdale Country Club's par of 12 for 6,600 yards still had Arkansas' top golfers buffaloed today as the state amateur tournament jumped into the limelight with its first two rounds of match play. The only shotmakcr able to better the card yesterday, professional Curtis Collier of Fort Smith, won the state open championship and a cash prize of 5100. And the only entrant to equal par, Waner Marks of Little Rock, was medalist in the" amateur qualifying, .The defending amateur champ Charlie Woodard of Magnolia didn't have to qualify and he .spent the afternoon practicing. Woodard led off a featured foursome In the first round this morning vying with Dr. Fred Gordy of Conway, who qualified with a 75, Play ing with them in what promised to be one of the round's most hotly contested matches were Vincent Al lison of Fort Smith, Lhe 1918 tltilst and Little Rock hotshot Ted Dar ragh. Marks drew Gordon RntchiT of Little Rock, who qualified will; 15, as his first opponent. None of the three Blythcvill entrants in the amateur divislor E. B. Gee Jr., E. B. Gee Sr., an John Lcnti, were listed among th two 20 qualifiers, *Douglas, Askew Wind Up Two-Day Srid, Cage Talks Qorksdale Bents El Dorado 33-8 CLAHKSDALE. Miss.. June 10. I/Ft —The Clnrksdnlc Planters defeated the El Dorado Oilers 33-8 In a Cotton Ststtcs game here last nipht. The planters got 25 hits, scoring in every inning except one. The biggest Planter inning wa« the fifth when J4 runs were scored nine of ihern bcforr. a mnn was retired. Moist Postage Stamps NEW DELHI CAP) — Postag stamp gums behave curiously Indian climates. In some place they refuse to stick, while in ot) cr.s they stick when they shouh n't.. Postal authorities are Invest gating. Biythcvillfi's jwo - day coaching :houl entered its final session this flernoon with the hopes that, to- ay's crowd would be considerably argcr than the mere handful that urned out for yesterday's opening rogram. The clinic, which is being connoted by Bill Godwin, Blythcvillc porting goods dealer, and tutored y university of Arkansas coaches Otis Douglas and Presley Askew, pencd yesterday with morning and fternoon classes held. Condi Dongas taught the football end of he clinic while coach Askew led he basketball discussions. Turnout Disappointing The turnouts were disappointing, especially to Godwin, who had expected a large crowd of coaches ram Southeast Missouri and Nor- ,heast Arkansas- Scarcely 20 coach;s attended yesterday's opening ;essions but hopes were high thai the turnout would be much larger lodny. Among the coaches and at! officials attending yesterday's clinic were Ike Tomlinson, Athletic director at Arkansas State College in Joneslx>ro, Coach Forrest (Frosty England o[ A S C. Coach Lcslli (Dukie) Speck, and assistants Bill; Hen 11 a nd John Ben rden of Os ccola, Rube Hoycc, former coacli a Osceola, Coach Charles KenneU o Dell, and Coaches Iluss. Mosley Jimmy Fisher of Ulythevlllc Illgl School. And there were coaches wh traveled a. good distance Lo tutt advantage of the free clinic. Cone: -Jim Unrtervood of piggotl II iu School attended yesterday nftoi noon's session nnd there were f.v coaches from GriflithviUe, In Whit County present. Discuss Line Play Today, Coach Douglas discussed with the visiting mentors general Six-Man Tag Bout Booked -or Mat Arena It'll be six-man tag wrestling emorial Auditorium Monday night Six veteran heavyweights, Includ- prospect of protecting Hie sub-par 139 that set ihc JuiU'Jme pace. Par Is 30-34-700. 'I believe a couple of 71's woulil win for me unit I might be able to do It. Tm pluying pretty Rood." he strides down Merlon's fairways with that loose, laxy stride of his. Lhe -10-yenr-ohl campaigner Is apt lo be looking over his shoulder three other pt'os Just a stroke behind and a little man named Ben 1 Logan. llfllls rrnni I.lltle Rock IlnvriHm. who nail.s from LUlt<* Rock. Ark., but who now represents at. Andrews, ill war, the only man to crack Morion's tenacious par for two days 1 Kfniqziu with the CGOI- yard, stind-sprockled east layout. Par ttmk a terrific licking here artd there but tlic Rntifs who whipped H one day aunc back groggy and couldn't do it the next. The course's mast .slRiiiflL-iint triumph wns over Alabama's one-day wonder, Lee Mnckcy, Jr.. who skied fo nn 81 after fashioning that record-breaking first day (H. The 2fi-year-old Birmingham unknown, who came lo the tournament looking for n prn Job, got an excellent view of Merlon's thick, matted rough and harassing sand In using 17 ntklllLotml .strokes his scc- Oi n time aroiinu. Three professionals were even vith par at 140 ns the field, re- iced from IG5 to 52, moved Into he showdown, They were Johnny nulla of Verona, Pa,, who bliixcd FI second round flG, Jim Terrier, with Tl-EiO. and Julius Boros of Southern Pines. N.C., n pro of less than a year, added n 72 yesterday U> a previous C». Hot on the heels ot all of them NEW YORK, 'June 10. fAP)—Kill Prince niirJ MldtUegrounrt, plus sev- [-11 other coUs who seem to he particularly concerned about third place money, were scheduled to have It out today in the $75,000 Bel- inont Stakes. Ten were entered hut only one of the two C. V, Whitney hopefuls waa staled lo start. This i.s the third and toughest leg of the IrndiLltmttl triple crown for thrcc-ypiir-olcts. Hill Prince or Mlrt- (llcgrmiml could about wrap up this 1050 sophomore championship by parading home on top In the mile and one-hall grind—particularly HIM Prince, A It hough MLclcllegrouncl copped lha Kentucky Derby with Chris Chcnery's Hill Prince second, the Virginia Ilycr ravers eii the order In the l'reaknc.s.1. Mkldlcgroitncl couldn't do it for King Ranch and Texas in the Prcakness, where Hill I'rmee flew home winner by five MK lengths. In their four cla-shw to date, lllh Prince holds a 3 lo I vdKC. The nine 1 > were expected to parade to the past at 2:47 p.m. (CST). a puir of newcomers, Imve been led up for Hit main event out. Walter Slrota, Red Robert* nd Al Get/, have heen matchec gainst Kdiiic CloseU, I.ucky Oilpli nd Felix Kohuke. This will be the ilrst appearance icre for Gitpin' and Kohnke, Thcs ame to this circuit two weeks ago lade a couple of appearances nnc verc booked by Promoter Mike Me oney for n. feature bout here. The two newcomers are rated b •leroney ns highly regarded heavy velghts who hnve benn w resiling' for several years. They have appeared in several of he larger cities in the Mid-West, where they received top bill 1115;. Sirois, Roberts, Getz mul Gossett are till veterans to Blylhcvlllc jint fans and all have appeared liere recently. Prior to the main event the six grnpplcrs will pair off tn three one- fall preliminary bouts. StroSs I* scheduled to meet Kohnke, Roberts will tackle Oossetl and Getz wtll •swap holds with Gilpin. came the most [cared and respected mim In present-tiny golf, baiitani Ben Hoicnii, with 12-fifl—Ml. FOR SALE Bargain! Hnrgainl Dnrgainl Hiuilini; Coll on Choppers TRUCK $275 503 EAST MAIN For Improved KIDNEY FUNCTION In a majority of casei investigated in several hospital* and clinics, subnormal Kidney function was improved, Bladder pain and discomfort reduced after the uw of Mountain Valley Water. I If your doctor has diagnosed your condition as functional Kidney impairment lliis natural, urv trcalod mineral water may be very beneficial. Try it for a few weelu. ll is delicious, pure-lasting, and may be consumed freely. Crossfown Whiskey Shop Main & Division MountainYaileyJ J Water <^^j^> J line i>!ay on offense nncl defense defense aRnlnsl the T [onnntlnn. Conch Askew discussed with the basketball conches defenses used al Arkansas nnd analysis of the fast and slow breaks. 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