The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1952 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 7, 1952
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?ACE TEN Bt/TTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY T, RUGGED RUGBY—Harvard, dark jerseys, and Bermuda Athletic Association rugby learns claw nnd batllc one another «oin(j after Ihe ball during Bermuda's 12lh annvial rugby week program at H,imil- 1on. Leading colleges from the United Slates and flcrmurl.-i com; peleo. Yale defeated Dartmouth in the finals, 5-0, lo retain the championship, (NEA) Appling Has Troubles, His Chicks Can't Win By The Assoclalcd I'rcss Luke jJppJlHg has tried just about, everything nnd everybody lo win a ball game for his Memphis Chicks. Indians May Have New Yankee Killer' in Steve Gromek Tribe's Veteran Blanks Champs 1-0 on Four Hits Bj JOE RMCHI.K* AP Sports writer Steve Gromck. 32-ynar-ol,] righthander from Ham- tranirk, Mich., qualifies as a Yankee killer for the Cleveland Indians. Steve Grotnek Last night he Irler! playing Ihe percentages — and he lost at-aiii In the ninth inning of Memphis'/; SWh defeat of the young season the score with Chattanooga was toy Gets Royal Reply from Letter About King TOLLESWON, Calif. (if)— Twclve- yew-o!d Mike Johnson really didn't eKpeci an answer when he sent, a lel.ter to Britain's royal family offering condolences on King George's death. In his letter, Mike said he was Mocked ko hear of the Monarch's passing, and added, "I lelt as thoc he was our. King, too." WDM, Miite got an answer recently .which thanked him for his kind letter and added: "Her Majesty was deeply toucher! by your thought for feer in her sorrow. Yours sincerely, (signed) clantwis." UMPIRE QUITS - Douglas (Kcoiiyi Robb (abovel MRS resigned as National Leacue Umpire. Robb, a senior loop arbiter since 1S47, sent Icaque president Warren Giles B tprje note (May Si that he wa<, rniitllnc. Neither Giles nor Robb olfcrcd any explanation, but the gossip Immediately v.-ent, bark tr> April 22 when Rnbb and Maiwarr Edd;e Sianky of the Cardinals cot into a nicfcus after Kcmty ordrrert Solly Hemns of the C.nds out o! a snmr. !.\p \Vfrrplio(») 0-8. A wnlk and an error put two Lookouts on base and each man moved forward on a infield out, Then Appling tried playing Hie percentages. He orrtered Don Grate walked to load the buses and called In lefthander ROSS Grlnislcy to to Lofthand batter Hoy Halves. But something 'A' e n t w r 0 n jr. Grimsley walked j,-- Flaw es. forcing in rt N a Lookout run. | ) And the next I, hatter, Henry ' '- DtJ o h n f- a a, Luke AppHnir cracked n single to left, scoring three. Final score: Chattanooga 10 Memphis fi. In other games: Birmingham 0 New Orleans 3; Nashville 8 Little Rock 2; and Mobile 7 Allanla -I. Ranco Pless of Nashville continues to be the most stable batting commodity In the Southern. He has played in 24 games and gotten rU least one hit in each. Pitcher Joe Mtclcche of the Vols was a balling hero — two u "~ and driving in two runs. hits Vet h 'Littered' By Attack of Mumps SAN DIEGO. Calif, (if, — The "doughnut king" of Korea, Pfc. Jack Lucken, 21, of San Dieao went, im.scathrd throw)! frmr trips to the Korean front, but nevertheless orrived home on a stretcher. The soldier, attached to the 24th Infantry, picked up a case of the mumps en route back abonrd a transport which docked recently In Seattle. "They insisted I be carried off ns n litter case," Leukcn said, "even though I felt so glad at being bark I could have carried the two "corpsmen who were packing me." Lueken toured the war front. In "douchnut wagon" that turned out 2500 sinkers nt a time. He VMS assigned to Special Services and vns master of ceremonies for Jack Benny shows In Korea. The veteran righthander, considered a second stringer on the Indian nioinid .stalf. pitched a neat 1-0 folir-hluor In boating thn Yanks nnd Allie Reynolds last night lor liw third' lime. The last time Gronicic started against the Yanks in Yankee .Stadium — ,M a v JO. 1 0 4 9 -- he t r i m m R cl thf> n m b p. r s, 1 7 The time hrlnrc that — in Cleveland In 1IM8 — he :! o v, n c d the Yanks. 2-1, Jromell's iliul out wa.s Die lirsl time a Cleveland pitcher has olnnJcod (he Yanks since Hob Feller's no-hitter In April. 104(). Steve not only hnndniffcd thn Yanks wilh four singles Inn had ihc owd of 3n,!)|4 limp at the finish hen he retired thn Inst Ihrce jailors with the potential tying run on base. "Credit thn sinker T developed irinj; spring trninlns." Gromek >aId afterwards. "I had them till stride. My ueu' sinker wns working inc in the beginning and when Ihoy )?Snn (n look for it, 1 switched to my fast ball, which was 'alive.' t Wfl.s breaking up nnd away." Tally In Second The Indian*' lully off Reynolds came in the A'pcoml Inning. It/ was scored on singles hy Dale Mitchell, Ray Bnond and Birdie TebbeK.s. Cleveland's trluniph. in the first clash of the season between Ihc Iwo lending contenders for Ihe American League Mag kept the Indians wilhln one Rnmo of Iho first-place Boston Red Sox. who trounced the Chicago White Sox, 11-2. A pair of homers hy Boston's Clyde Vollmer arirl another by Wnl- tor Dropo miirie it easy for right- hander Willnrd Nixon to register his first triumph. Vollmer also collected a single and double for a perfect night nt the plate against .foe Dobson nnd two reliefers. He butted in six runs. Conrndo Man-pro pitched the third-place Washington Senators to their fifth straight victory with a 5-2 win over Detroit. Again Jackie Jensen and Archie Wilson, obtained from the Yankee.') lost Saturday, wore the. big guns on attack, for the Nats. Krcnvns Ural "A's" Dmne Pillelle piicticri the. St. Louis Browns hack inlo the winning column wilh n 5-1 triumph over the Philadelphia Athletics. Marty Marion and Clint Courtney each hit homers and batted, in two runs for the Browns. Brooklyn's Dodgers moved New York's Giants Into first place )n the Nallonnl League with n HHh-inning 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Andy Paffco scored the winning run. Teeing off on Max I.nnier and n pnrade of five additional hurlers for 15 hits. Eddie Slanky's St. Louis C a r d i n ft I s snapped the Giants' seven-game winning streak with a 9-4 triumph thnt dropped the defending champions into second place. Robin Roberts hurled a brilliant two-hi!ter ns the Philadelphia Phils snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-0 victory over Pittsburgh. Johnny Kllppsteln pitched the Chicago Cubs to a three-hit 2-0 shutout over the Boston Braves In the only game played In daylight. NATIONAL 1,KAGUE W L Pet. Gb 12 4 .750 Brooklyn New Yorlt Cincinnati St. Louis Philadelphia Boston Pittsburgh 12 12 12 10 6 7 3 .708 .632 .1532 .526 .353 .350 K.U. Admits Partial Cage FixGuilt College Heads And Governor Sign Statement LEXINGTON. Ky. Of, - The University of Kentucky acknowledged Juveniles Lose 6-3 To Kilowatters in CSL Ark-Mo Power's Kilowatters. behind the four-hit pitching of Parrish, nudged Planter Hardware's Juveniles 6-3 in the second game of the Commercial So/tbaJl League's season a/lernoon. .143 II'/ 3 Krvrrsccl Tlr-arl President Truman admit pd a nrw Presidential (lar. with a' rerieilcncd Presidential seal, on Oct. !G WI5 "P to that- time, the head of 'n, 0 1 American oaelp tm the Sp1 , had ( brcn turned toward the talon holdmi: the n rrm v s of war. Truman had the head rpi-rrwrt 5O u, at )( fl . 'be talon wit), the olive bram-li. Tourists Like TV NRW YORK MV_Room service revenue in one New York hotel doing mostly tourist business has hit nn nll-fime hltth and television Is given ns the reason. "Peoplr from small lowns arc so imprc5.;cd with the fine reception anrl programs which they can cet on lelevlsinn sets in New York that tlif-y sn.-nrj mnny more hours in ihrir hn.'rl rooms watching TV find nrcenns! their fond and bev- eiacros in." snid Irwin Kramer Hotel Is Your Car READY For Warm Weather Kelly Springfield Tires Washing and Greasing Lion Naturalubi Pennzoil Lion's Improved HDH Remove ;l ,irl replace winter-worn lubricants from motor, chassis and gears. Flush and protcd cooling system. * Inspect: Tires, Imllery. lights, wipers. GUARD AGAINST COSTLY DAMAGE! Ur Us Get Your Cor Ready Now! STOP AT THE SIGN- OF THE LION! We're Open 7 Days a Weekl Your fxc/usive UON Deo/er m Blytheviffe" WILSON AUTO SERVICE Phone 2611 Ash & Second noslon Clcvpfnntl Washington St. Louis New York Chicago Phldelphia Detrllt A.MEHICAN LEAGUE W L. Pet. OB 13 5 .122 13 7 .GSO 1 10 ^ .538 2'.', 10 D .526 3'., S 0 .172 4',j 7 11 .380 6 6 ID 4 13 ,376 .235 8</i SpUTHERN ASSOCIATION Won Lost Pet. Mobile Chattanooga New Orleans Atlanta Nashville Birmingham Little Rock Memphis IB 16 17 14 12 12 B 10 11 12 14 14 20 .661 .615 .607 .638 .500 .-162 today its administrative officials and athletics staff are partially responsible for the basketball scandal that struck the school. Parrish, a newcomer to Btythe- It said, "Never again shall R ville's Softball ranks, out pitched scandal besmirch the name of their 'he Juveniles' Bob Newman, who unlversily" because it was resolved! was a!s ° making his first appear- to make reforms that would avoid j anc « as » softball pitcher In Bly"•• theville, In a fine mound duel. Blevnn officials Including Gov I The Kilowatl « s . after a shaky Weiherby and President B L Don-' r1 ' gave Parr «h 'air backing .... • ' a jield and at bat they pounded out six hits. Parrish gave, up one run In the ''''•'' inning on a walk and two spending and policies'"' " .infield ouU. then he settled down The judge lei forth his multiple- - ?.'!l p '! ched shut °' lt bal1 untn lhe charge blast a week ago as he fi"L "5!i ng , • Wl .', Cn th f , J _^ venn<!S gave suspended sentences to form- "" "° "" er Kentucky cagers Alex Oroza, i Ralph Beard and Dale Barnstable, ] who admitted Liking bribes to fix games. The jurist was particularly harsh on Adolph Rupp, veteran basketball coach, and said he and the school must share bility. at Maloney park yesterday ovnn of the university signed a preliminary statement replying lo Judge Saul strcit of New York who denounced Kentucky's athletic' 1 hlm tor lhrce straight SCOrCKc ! two mns " 1 ™ 11 " hits responsi- Answerable. In Tropic The university replied, "We do not contend that our record in this affair is above criticism. . . but in establishing an athletics program, we affirm that we shall .200 Ye.slerrtay's Result* Naflnnal League Tuesday's results Brooklyn 5 Cincinnati 4, 10 innings St. Louis 9 New York 4 Chicago 2 Boston 0 Philndelphls B Pittsburgh 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 11 Chicago 1 Cleveland 1 New York 0 St, Lok1c8209 5-pm ns;nin;5on 5 Detroit 2 Southern Association Chattanooga 10, Memphis a Mobile 7. Atlanta 4 Nashville B. Little Rock 3 Birmingham 9. New Orleans I TODAY'S GAMES National league Boston at Chicago Brooklyn at Cincinnati (night) New York at St. Louis (night) Philadelphia at Pittsburgh (night) American l^asne Chicago nt Boston Cleveland at New York SI, Louis at Philadelphia Detroit at Washington . Southern Association All night games Ohattnnooga nt Memphis Mobile Bt Atlanta New Orleans at Birmingham Nashville at Little Rock be answerable lo the people of oXi i Kcntuck y. to 'he NCAA, and to our regional associations and thai our policies will not be dictated by Judge Streit." The school hi! at the New York angle of the cage scandal which spread to eight schools and 30-odd players. "It would be well for Judge Streil to remind himself that not the least responsible, by any means, are those who have top rated the unsavory environment in which Madison Square Garden operates." Garden Blamed The report asserted "there were no basketball • fixes" before the collegiate game became a maior Garden attraction. It added: "University administrators and coaches have erred in seve-al respects, but one of their gravest errors was in ever permitting a basketball team to play in Madison Square Garden." Ned Irish, who brought college basketball Into the Garden, was not available for comment. The statement was prepared by representatives of university trustees, the athletic association and alumni. It mentioned two corrective procedures already taken: elimination of generous expense and entertainment allowances to players after bow! games and steps to eliminate undesirable recruiting of athletes. two runs each the first, third and fifth innings. Pat Chitnicui led the Ark- Mo hitters with a home run and two walks in three trips to the plate. Newman's fifth Inning triple that scored two runs, was the big blow for the Jtn-eniles. Today t s an open date In the league but play will be resumed tomorrow with Farmer's Bank host to Meadow-brook Dairy. Lifers Defeat Chevies 8-5 In BWL Action United Life's Lifers the class of the Bav -,,,„ .,„, ... . „ . 1 he archer fish of Southeastern ° PS " V '" fr ° m iU own Automotive Hint When the cylinder head has been removed from an automobile en- 8> ne . it is R good plan to see If the ignition timing has beer, disturbed bccause a i! much " s i«" lo set the * ° ff American looker! like _. Window Softball League' yesterday afternoon as they downed' the defending champion Sullivan-Nelson Chevies 8-5 In a league game at Little Pari. The Lifers jumped out to an early lead scoring four runs In lh« first inning on two errors and a single that were followed by a home run by Hev. Jimmy Rainwater. J. P. Garrott wa.-i the winning pitcher as he yielded six hits lo the Chevies. Arthur Sampson, who went the distance for Sullivan- Nelson, g.ive up but seven hits but poor backing cost him the game. Fred Boyette, Jr., paced the Lifers Midget Baseball League Talked Y Seeking Sponsors For Kiddie Teams Among Civic Clubs Plans for the organization of Midgel Baseball League through the facilities of the Blytheville Y were announced todny by Jnmrs Terry. B member of the Y's Board of Directors, The Midget. League, according to Mr. Terry, is to be organized from the Y's present Grade School Softball League nnd will be from boys 11 and 12 years of age. Mr. Terry said plans for Ihe league include at least four and possibly five sponsored teams that will play late evening games during the summer months. He said he plans to contact the three civic clubs and the Junior Chamber of Commerce and American Legion In an effort to line tip sponsors for all (lie teams. The Lions Club has already Deen contacted about sponjoring a team in the league, Mr. Terry said, .md its members "were very enthused" over the idea. The Kiwanis club and the RoUiy Club are scheduled to be contacted this week. Sponsorship of a team will include only a small expenditure Mr Terry said. "Actually, about all s club has to do Is to furnish a manager or supervisor for the team " He said that if the league Is formed, games will be played late in the afternoon for the benefit of the sponsors, at bat with three in three times at bat and Sampson got two for two for the Chevies. This afternoon, 81 Implement Company was scheduled to play Coach jimmy Fisher's team In the final league game of the week. STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY m *««e«K4K OISIIUIKC COMPiNir, INC . PIK1H, lit. Unique Manuscript* There are only U known extant copies of Die Bay Psalm Book. There are only about 200 First Pol- ios and, of course, each manuscript is unique. JARMAN'S NSW A/ Better than ever Now you can enjoy even greater walking pleasure... beauty of design ... and miles of wear in these new French Toes by Jarman— thanks toJarman's famou» "friendliness of fit" and style leadership. Come in and try a pair today. 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