The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1968 · Page 8
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Jr i Secreted Matches Mark Davis Play LONDON AP) - A strange drama unfolded in the European Zone Davis Cup.tennis tournament as Sweden and Rhodesia stood even at 1-1 in what has become .a best-of-5 series of mystery matches. Sweden's Ove Bengtson reportedly ran through Adrian Bey 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 before.Rhode- sia's Frank Salomon outlasted Hans Norwell 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 1-8, 75, Sunday -but where the matches took place is a big secret. The best bet is somewhere in France possibly the resort town of Bandol. The matches were moved from Bastaad, Sweden, where anti-Rhodesian demonstrations left the. courts soaked with oil and littered with eggs, iron bars and stones. STRAWBERRIES By The Crate Or Pick Your Own South of Blytheville Fields Located 9 Miles on Hwy. 148 SULLIVAN BROS. BUBDETTE : HEARING THAT TIME—Dee Human took a healthy cut '!at the ball on Friday as he and a number of others went through the paces of preparing for the fast-approaching Amer- ican Legion baseball season. Coach Dwight Williams has announced that official tryouts will get underway this afternoon at Light Brigade Field in Walker at 4 p.nv and continue through May 15. Age requirement is that a young man not be 19 years old before Aug. 1, 1968. (Courier News Photo) Weekend Roundup Pipers ABA Champs; Travs, Blues Blue i PITTSBURGH '(AP) - The only surprise about the way the Pittsburgh Pipers won the American Basketball Association's first championship was libw many people saw them do Connie Hawkins added 20 points for Pittsburgh, Art Key- it. • A crowd of 11,457 — more than the total attendance for three previous games here — saw the Pipers lead almost all the way to whip New Orleans 122-113 Saturday night, captur- victory. and scored 18 man Tom each Washington and Chico throwing error contributed to the two Dodger runs in the second. Albuquerque got a solo tally in the eighth on a double, infield single and sacrifice fly Vaughn 15. Doug Moe paced the | and got its final run in the ninth — -- • •• " ' on Ken Washington's second homer of the season. In other Texas League action Sunday..Amarillo blasted Shreveport 10-0, Memphis beat El Paso 3-0 and Dallas-Fort Worth defeated San Antonio 10- V uUgllll lu. UUUg Hiuc jjav.iju LII\ Buccaneers with 28, Austin Rob bins had 22, Jim Jones 19 and Larry Brown 18. * * * LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Travelers will attempt: to snap a two-game losing the best-of-7 series 4-3. ling string at the hands of Al- : "Isn't this something," smiled buquerque tonight following owner Gabe Rubin, looking atound the packed Civic Arena .j-.-"It makes you feel like it Was all worthwhile." '-•The first three games in Pittsburgh drew a total of 9,889^ in contrast to the packed houses tfiat saw three games in New Orleans. HCharlie Williams scored 35 weekend triumphs of 11-1 and 4-1 by the Dodgers, Ray Lamb checked the Travelers on six hits Sunday while the Dodgers gave him a twor run cushion in the second inning. .Arkansas' only run came in the eighth on a home run by Mike Christine, his sixth of the points, clicking on 16 of 27 shots jyear. from the floor, in the Pittsburgh I Two singles, a walk and SCENE LIKE THIS greeted race fans on Saturday at i- Louisville as Dancer's Image was led to the winner's circle ^following his victory in the 94th running of the Kentucky ? Derby. Image's triumph gave jockey Bobby Ussery lus sec- [ond consecutive Derby win. PLANTS INDIVIDUALLY POTTED TOMATOES Big Boy, Rutgers, Break of Day, Earlina Sweet, Banana &Hot 1210 UP DCDDCDC Sweet, Banana 141«t rtrrCKo &Hot USp U P YARD PLANTS ,51.00,, CALAMOMS 750 « » McADAMS GREENHOUSES 206 E. DAVIS PH. 763-8121 Albu'que 020000011-490 Arkansas 000 000 010—1 6 2 Lamb and Hollowell; DiFabio, Martin (9) and Ruberto. W - Lamb (2-0). L - DiFabio 2-3). Home runs—Albuquerque, Washington (2), Arkansas, Christion (6). ST. LOUIS (AP) - Scotty Bowman figures his St. Louis Blues are one up on the Boston Bruins, even if the Blues are one down to the Montreal Cana- diens in the National Hockey League Stanley Cup finals. "At least we took them the (Canadiens into overtime," Coach Bowman pointed out Sunday after the Canadiens nipped the Blues 3-2 in sudden death. The second game of the best-of- 7 series will be played Tuesday in St., Louis. "Boston just lost four straight," Bowman added. "And what the heck, a lot of teams have lost the first game to .the Canadiens in the playoffs." •iniiiiiiiiiiiuii Piece Of Mind PARENTS . ..'. HE'S YOUR SON Busy, curious, active, noisy, careless, adventuresome. How can you help him grow from this stage of life into a healthy, . well-adjusted adult? Baseball affords you with the opportunity of working with many of the .factors, which effect the character development of your son, yourself and his close friends or peer group. What kind of an experience your son will have in this program depends entirely upon the relationship that is built between volunteer managers, coaches, and yourself as parents of team members. Your help, interest, constructive criticism, and above all your understanding and cooperation with those in authority are vital if your son is to have a worthwhile experience. Parents, are you going to send your boy to the games, or are you going to go with him? Your sons, and the 56 men Who are giving 10,000 man hours of time to your sons this summer, need you there to support and encourage the teams. MAJOR T. CALDWELL, Director, YMCA. P.S. Parents and boys Pony League. The league tryouts will be May 9 and 10, 5:30 P.M. Pony League Field. Bring your son. BUENOS AIRES-Oscar Bon- avena, 203%, Argentina, knocked out Lee Carr, 205%, New York, Jerry Hudgins At Memphis By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Come tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday, followers of the baseball career of Jerry Hudg-' ins will have an opportunity to see their favorite ball player in action. ' " Hudgins, born in Caruthersville but graduated from Cooler High School, has been loaned to the Albuquerque Dodgers of the Texas League and he and they will be in Memphis for a three game series starting tomorrow. Hudgins coached basketball at DELt HIGH SCHOOL for two seasons before he was signed by the Boston Red Sox organization and began his minor league trek to the big time. The 6-6, 200-pound right-hand- er is the property of the Louisville Colonels of the International League but has been borrowed by the Dodger organization temporarily * + * Jerry earned All-Southland Conference honors for his baseball efforts on the mound at Arkansas State in 1964, the year of his graduation. Signed by "Wog" Rice at the encouragement of Osceola's Ray Mann, Hugdins moved into the farm system of the Bosox at Pittsfield, Mass. A season record of 15 wins (most in the league) against nine losses earned him a promotion to the Toronto Maple Leafs the next season. WEDNESDAY SPECIAL REG. 35* STEAK SANDWICH BEST BARGAIN IN BIYTHEVILLE (NO LIMIT) (See This Paper For Next Wednesday's Special) COURIER NSWS S PAGE EIGHT 3 • ' = Monday, May 6, 1068 Jerry registered 131 strike outs and allowed only 65 walks as he posted a respectable 3.18 earned run average with Pittsfield. * * * His victory total fell off at Toronto as he amassed a 4-9 record. From the Canadian city he was assigned to Louisville, and, thence, on loan to the Texas League entry. . He won his first game in the' Lone Star state with a 3-1 win over Dallas/Fort Worth, striking out eight and walking four. A Health Report From GUM DISEASES ABE A GREAT PROBLEM. Nearly half of our population, between the agef of 18 and 79, suffer from inflammation of the gums or destructive gum disease. Bleeding, often a prominent sign of periodontal or gum disease, tends to diminish as the disease becomes more chronic. This is often mistaken for a sign of improvement, giving the patient a false sense of security. DO NOT- NEGLECT PERIODONTAL DISEASE. Before 35, the majority of teeth lost are dm to cavities. After that period periodontal disease is the majority cause. REGULAR TOOTH BRUSHING IMPORTANT. This helps prevent the formation of dental calculus and piacque, a hard material which collects atT the base and backsides of the teeth, and - is known to be a causative factor of gum diseases,— ' DENTISTS EASILY DETECT GUM DISEASE. Some of it symptoms are a pain in the gums, swelling, inflammation, foul breath .and -bleeding. PjDrrhea, trench mouth, gingivitis and Vincent's disease are all periodontal terms. If you have the least sign of gum disease you should immediately visit your dentist. WE FEATURE ORAL HYGIENE AIDS. We will be glad to explain the electric tooth brushes and new water jet devices. We carry your favorite dental aids, and fill dental pre- criptions. Plaza WALGREEN AGENCY Drugs PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Ph. PO 3-4507 Blythevffle SHELL SPRING Mr. Motorist, you can get a SHELL AIR FILTER FREE with the purchase of an oil change and oil filter/ at any of the participating Shell Stations. Larkin's Shell Serv. 219 E. MAIN PO 3-9965 BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS L. C. 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