The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1952 · Page 7
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
May 23, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, May 23, 1952
Page:
Page 7
Cancel
Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page

OCR Text

, MAY 2S, 19B2 —— 6 Teams Entered in Midget League; Play Starts in June *LYTHKV1U,K (ARK.) Six teann have been lined up for* the league with only one of the-;e sin still unsponsored. However the group voter! that L)nd Cason Post f-}4 ol the American Legion be given the opportunity to sponsor the sixth team if It to desires. •J. P. Oarrott, secretary of the Blytheville Y which Is organizing the league, told the group that so r?r 107 Blytheville boys have re»- ixlered to play In the league and that there were some 10 or 15 more who have indicated a de.sire to play bill have not registered. The group voted that these boys be given until tomorrow night to register and that registrations ire to cease at 6 p.m. tmonow. Original plans were to hav a four team league but beca the amount of interest from the boys it was necessary to add two teams. To riar Weekly The five civic organizations ih.it JONESBORO, Aril, up, _ Nine have agreed to sponsor teams in Par-breaking pairs lined ur> this the league are the KlK-an.'s Club, morning in ihe finals of the Jones' Lions Club, Rotary Club. Junior; horo Country Club's first best ba'll Chamber of Commerce and the Y. jpro-am golf tournament Play in the league Ls expected lo I Pro Jake Fomlreii and Amateur Bet slarled the first week in June Curtis Persons of Mo, phU set nrdl'lHpM nra*i r ,t-, n l !«„ i_ _ _ * 1 j _ . - . "-"J1«IJJ> Stt Chicks Thankful for Rich, He's Won Half Their Gam^s Ky The Assncialed Press Luke Appling's battered Memphis Chicks took a look at . he South ern Afsociation standings today and concluded they would be poorer still h* it were not for Pitcher Woodrow Rich. Memphians ^ Lead Pro-Am AtJonesboro provided organization can be com pleted by that time. League games are to be played on Tensda.v, Wednesday and Thiirs- Mlay of each week with each team VT'aylng one game a week. League games will be played at the city's Federal Compress Park which is located on Soulh Ninth Street. Representing the sponsoring clubs st yesterday's meeting were E. j Cure. Rotary Club; Emery Francis Junior George Chamber of Commerce-' Clark, Kiwallls Club- Ro , o- land Bishop and Harmon Taylor Lioni Club; and Mr. Garrott "and" James Terry, the Y. The league will be conducted under the provisions of rules governing the nation-wide Little League program. torrid pace in the first 18 holes of the 36-hole tourney yesterday scoring a 10-inider-par 63 to take the halfway load. TJie 3< _ ^^ ^ ^ righthander copped his lilth victory of the sea son last night in the Chicks' 9-1 conquest of Birmingham. This adds up to exactly half of the cellar- ridden team's victory total. Mobile Increased ils league lead to a game and a half by trouncing Nashville. 16-2; New Orleans bounced Chattanooga, 8-3. and Atlanta clipped the Little Rock Travelers, 10-6. Fogg Slilnrs Besides Rich, the Memphis hero was newcomer Floyd Post'. The latter, who gels sold around the league regularly despite the fact that he's ona of the Southern's better righthanded power guys slammed a homer and batted in five runs. The Chicks bought Fogg Right behind the Memphis belt- a w ' eek R K° fr °ni New 'Orleans, ers were three other teams with 7-under-par 66's and five other pairs racked up 6a's to hold down third place. Low score honors went to Pon- dren in the pro ranks with a 66 ami Amateur Dr. Ed Allls of Memphis with a 68. Tiie pro-am tourney kicks off the annual J. W . B,izi<* Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament, a match play contest for amateurs opening tomorrow. Trees 100 feet high often are found north of t,h« Arctic Circle. Ark-Mo Tips Bankers By 5-2 in CSL Action A Wg fourth inning In which all . of the g.me'i nven rims were *• scored broke n p Hn air tight pitching duel between Ross Caldwell of the Bankers'and j. Parrlsh of the Kllowatt«r<. rarnwrm Bank «t»rt€d things uo- ng In iu half of the fourth, acor- Ing two runs on » honur by Ho»an with a mute aboard. And that wa. all the activity for that team for the afternoon. But th« Kilowaltert bounced right back In their half of -the inning .nd «or«d fiv« runs on four hlti. It wai Caldwell's fi r ,t atart for th« Banker* and therefore his first low. The victory was the third of the MMon for Parrlsh. The victory moved th« Kilowat- Trovs Purchase Third Baseman ROCK m-Th, uttle Rock Travelers' search for Infield strength today found another third baseman In the fold Traveler Business Manager Ray Winder said yesterday that Rav- ZD? P ,? r 7v a 3 °-yc<»--oid third r had been purchased from Diego of the Pacific Coast » / erry m - 319 last *>« Redding It, (| le class D Far League. He owned the club. San n" '"^ " " rst Pl»« He with Euro-Chrome. Both teams have 3-1 records, League action was scheduled to continue this afiernoon with the Courier News Dirty Sox meeting the Planters Hardware Juvenile.. Base Sfeoiers Were Off Running NEW YORK W-Yesterday was be unkind to catchers day" in the n ajor leagues, m the seven games played there were .six stolen bases an unusual high for these days' Ateliers in the Pittsburgh-Phila-' delphla game had the roughest time with four sacks, two by «»ch team being swiped. Yugoslavia Has Trade Troubles with Sweden BELGRADE TAP) — Yugoslavia Juggling ft,s available raw materials for export cash and domestic demands, has run, into trade troubles with Sweden. Yugopress, a semi-official news agency, claims the difficulty stems chiefly from the "exaggerated prices" quoted for Swedish wood- pulp and paper, adding they run 100 per cent higher than offers from other sources. where he had played a year after being sold by Little Rock. Atlanta'so.'ictory over Dutch Mc- Cnll of Little Hock marked the first time this year the Crackers have hung a loss on a starting lefthander. Two Crackera sent clown recently from Milwaukee Earl Woolen and Chuck Tanner] led Atlanta's 16-hit assault and drove in three runs apiece. 2 Texans Tied For Lead in Colonial Meet FT. WORTH, Te*. M>)-A couple of Texans. Joe Conrad of San Antonio, the golfing collegian, and Raymond Oaf/ord of Dallas, a veteran professional who plays only occasionally on. the PQA lour led the $20,000 Colonial National Invitation tournament Into its second round today. Conrad, a product of North Texas State, and Oafford. lean pro nf North wood Club of Dallas shot two-under-par 68 yesterday to ton the field of 42 player* by a stroke. Dong' ford of Harrison, N. Y veteran campaigner, had a 69 But' Conrad, Gafford and Pord were the only snotmakers able to beat par over windy, rugged 7.03.1-yard Colonial Country ciub course. Tommy Bolt of Durham N c and Fred Hawkins, of El Pas Tex., equalled par 70. Otherwise, the big ahoti of th golf trail found the course tough t handle. Ben Mogan, the Texan wh now registers out of Palm Spring Calif., and thric« winner of tho Na tional Open championship, took 74 and complained that the green were slow. Gary Mlddlecoff of Memphis Tenn.. the defending Colonla champion, hod a 73. MEMORIES —. Joe DiMaBpio leans on .1 bat on dugout steps — ••'jujiviui aiirijs and slarrs out iriio an empty Yankee Stadium. The V,'orl.t Champions' outfield has looked as equally empty since he retired to enter television. (NEA) Housewife-Observer CASCADE LOCKS. Ore. l weather bureau has trained a housewife as a weither observer She Is Mrs. Bine Burke and s'h phones In the weather six times i day from her home near an air strip here. She will fill in the gap in weather reports caused by th closing of the service at Stevenson Wash., across the river. Iry it-youll know why its the BRAND TNI, Ol» SUNNr IIOOK COMPANY, IOU.$VIUI. KENTUCKY Major League Leaders B.v The Assonlulcrt l>res« .VATiO.VAL LKAGUK BATTING - Robinson. Brooklyn, .353: Knnis. Philadelphia 3j->- Musinl, St. Louis, .335. ' ' " RUNS _ Lockmnn, New York 25; Williams. New York, 23; Robinson, Brooklyn and Adams, Cincinnati, 22. RUNS BATTED IN _ Sailer, Chicago, 34- Thomson, New York 2B; Snider, Brooklyn and Kluszewski, Cincinnati, 26. HITS — Ennls, Philadelphia 41- Saucr, Chicago, 40 DOUBLES _ Mustal, St. I. miis . 10; Mlksls, Chicago, Williams. New York and ,Mcrson, Pittsburgh, TRIPLES — Thomson, New York 5: Adcock, Cincinnati and Mays New York, 4. HOME; RUNS - Pafk0i Brnok . lyn and Saner, Chicago, 8; Malh- ews, Boston nnd Adcock, Cincinnati 7. STOLEN BASES _ Fondy Chicago, 5; 7 players tied with 1 each PITCHING — Mnghe, New York' 7-0. 1.000; Roe and Loes, Brooklyn, 4-0, 1.000. \MKKICAN LF.A<!Vf BATTING — Mitchell, Cleveland .361; DlMagglo. Boston, .343; Kell Detroit, .3-10. RUNS - DIMaggio, Boston and Avlla, Cleveland, 21; Rosen, Cleveland, 20. RUNS BATTED IN - Rosen Cleveland, 22; Dropo, Boston and Vernon. Washington, 21. HITS — Simpson, Cleveland. «• Rlzzulo, New York, 42; Robinson Chicago, 41. DOUBLES _ Lepoio, Boston Kell and Priddy, Detroit and Mar- Ion. St. Louts, 8. TRIPLES — Simpson, Cleveland and Delslng. St. Louis 4 HOME RUNS — Rosen, Cleveland, 8; Wertz. Detroit, 7 STOLEN BASES — Riw.uto. New NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn New York Chicago Cincinnati Philadelphia St. f.oiils Boston Pittsburgh W L 21 7 21 8 17 14 U IS 11 IS 15 17 12 15 6 28 AMKK1CAN LKAG Cleveland Washington Boston New York St. Louis Chicago Philadelphia Detroit W L, 21 13 18 13 18 14 1<> 13 17 17 14 17 11 16 8 21 Pet QB .750 .. .724 ' .548 fi' .500 7 .483 7 L .460 8 .428 9 .152 185 Pet OB .635 . . . .581 2 ,6C3 21'i .5i2 3 .500 4!i .452 0 .107 7 .376 11 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Mobile New Orleans CiiHttnnoaga Atlanta Birmingham Wa.shville Little Rock Memphis W L Pet. 24 16 .600 25 18 .581 23 13 .561 23 18 .561 21 19 .525 18 20 .474 15 20 AM 10 38 .'J50 PAGE SEV*H 1 —••' ——Pitchers Take Command in Majors With 4 Shutouts in National League By HAI.riJ KODKN Awoclaied Press Sport* Writer Remember Willie Keeler who used to "hit 'cm where thov ain't'" It seems that modem day hitters are billing 'em where they we. Except for brief flurries of power the pitchers are pretty much In command these days In the major baseball leagues. The American League, renowned as A power circuit, is showing the rival Nnlional loop a. thing or two about pitching. Junior circuit pitchers have turned in 25 shutouts, a no-hitter, and three one-hitters. National League pitchers have come up with 19 shutouts but nary no-hitter or onc-hjt performance, Pitchers sparkled both on (lie mound and at ha) In both leagues yesterday National League VKSTl-.llDAV'S IllCSUI.TS Nulional League Brooklyn 8 Cincinnati 1 New York 6 St. I,oni 3 o Chicago 3-0 lioston 0-5 Philadelphia 6 Pittsburgh 0 American league Boston 3 C'tevel/inU '2 Washington 4 St. Louis 2 New York at Chicago postpone rain Only games scheduled Southern Association Atlanta 10, Little Rock a Memphis 9. Birmingham 7 Mobile 16. Nashville 2 Chattanooga 0, New Orleans 8 TODAY'S fiA.MKS National League St. LoviLs at, Cincinnati night Brooklyn nt Philadelphia night Boston at New York night Chicago at Pittsburgh night American League Cleveland at si. Louis night Detroit at Chicago night. Only games scheduled Southern AvM.rladon Ne\v Oilcans at Chattanooga Atlanta at Little Rock Birmingham at Memphis Mnuile R t Nashville 'Housing Shortage Acute in Tokyo Area TOKYO tfP) -Metropolitan Tokyo Is virtually bursting at the seams with more than 300.000 additional' Japanese pouring Into the city from the provinces each year. The Tokyo city office reports 530 MO families urgently need homing These families are trying to share one-room shacks with other tmnl- hcs. In the workers' residential districts most of the houses were built hastily on bombed-out ruins. They are less well-built than the log cab- Ins on the American frontier 100 years ago. York. 9: Throneberry. Boelon nnd Avila. Cleveland, 5. PITCHING _ Marrero. Washington, 4-0, 1.000; Gromek, Cleveland and Shea, SVnshington, 3-0 1.000: Shantz, Philadelphia 6-1 .857; Henry, Boston, 5-1. .833 hurlers stealing the show ivllh lour ibntouts. Curl Simmons, showing no signs of rust following his tour of Army duty, turned In the gem of the day. Tho lanky Ic-fthnndur pitched tile Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-0 three-hit triumph over (lie Pitls- taut-Bh Pirates. ' Hit llumer Ti.u Simmons fanneo eight, walked five and aided his own cauye by Mumimni,' a-three-run inside the nark home run in the sixth Inning ID se;il his third triumph and scc- (Jlld straight shutout. Zw<w "ere the order of the day at Boston where the Chicago Cubs nnd Braves traded shutouts. Hoi) Rush bliuikeit the Bnive.s on four safeties In the opener and contributed to the attack by driving in a run on a single and double. Warren Spnhn turned the tables in the nightcap, scattering nine hits in hanging up a 5-0 victory Home runs by Bob Thorpe and Sam Jelhi-OB eased Spnhn's road. Lefty Monte Kennedy put in a strong bid for regular employment by pitching (he New York Giants to a 6-0 four-hit victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Kennedy walked only one Card nnd funned two in besting Oerry Stal«y who was seeking his eighth triumph, Stalcy has lost two games, both at the hands of the Giants. The New "orkeis clipped Slaley and two relief piichers for H hits Including a home run bv Dave Williams. Dodgers Kilge Kcils Pitchers encountered a aficriioon »t Brooklyn rough Hie •.' •• 'inwic me imse ers came from behind to beat first Cincinnati. 8-7, and protect theli half game lead over the Giants, The Dodgers, fresh Ironi their record making is-ntn first inning against Cincinnati Wednesday night, tallied eighth inning deficit, Roy Campaliella four runs to w | 1)e out returnlni; to , ™ action after a three day layofl because, of a bruised hand," helped considerably by socking one ol change of pace hree-run homer. Hutch miter's pilches for Joe Adcock. Injured later 1« th« game, smashed a grand slam homer for Cincinnati and Gradr Hatton connecied with one on to lend ihe Red attack. Rookie Jos Black held the Reds to one hit, over the finnl two innings lo gain his first major league victory. Collapsnl On Bench Adcock collapsed on the Cincinnati bench following a hard slide into second base in the seventh inning. He WBS forced lo retire from the game. Mickey McDermott pitched and. helped bat tha Boston Hed Sox lo " 3-2 decision over the Cleveland Indians. McDermott singled in lha ninth and slid home with the win- iilnjr run when Johnny Pesky and July Goodman followed wiih sin- sn- gles. Bob Lemon of ihe Indians - - .. u .. ui ,,| C ulUlilJ deserved « belter fate as Boston two runs were unearned. Ihe loss cut Cleveland's lead over the nnmer-up Washington bonalor.s to two games. The Sen- tors whipped the Browns. 4-2 in a nlglit game at St. Louis. Home runs bv Ed Yost and Mickey Vernon off former Senators Gene Buardon and n ninth inning relief trick by Tom Fcrrick helped Bob Porterfield to his fouvth victory. Ham washed out the gam« b e . Iwcen the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox. Philadelphia and Detroit were idle. Congress Gives Anti-Trust Worries Back to Baseball By JIAKftV !>. WASHINGTON M>, - Organized baseball got the word today (hat It laws without holp from Congress. A House judiciary subcommittee ,),elved three bills which would ha from monopoly curbs. The group, after taking a closcupt- look at baseball's front office operations and Its own legal setup, decided to keep hands off the sprn-t will have to worry about «nM-tnut ye exempted the professional JITO. any However, it ronnrled it considered doing these things: 1. Outlawing the keystone of baseball lav,'—the reserve clause through which tin organized ball club gels the continued and exclusive right to the services of player who signs a contract; 2. Exempting the reserve clause from null-trust, legislation; 3. Providing for only a provisional exemption for It; and- 4. Setting ii|i a federal bureau to draft, n code of resulnlionn and then police Hit name. N'enJs Reserve Clause But It decided against any of these thinijs although it said the game has "occupied a monopoly position" for yea™ nnd ."free coin- petition" ns can-led on in other ventures docs not exist. The committee's report, mid It li convinced the sport, to Ret along profitably, has to have «ime fnrm ol the reserve clause. And there was no question raised about the desirability for orsanlM-d. baseball to keep going. "iff Vtelrt The If. S. potato crop of 1948 was grown on the smallest acreage In 70 years, but it had a record yield of 212 bushels per acre. OtLlVERY „„, IS THE TIME to lick next winter's FUEL and HEAT LOSS Problems! With AL5CD ALUMINUM Combination STORM WINDOWS md DOORS B« m»rt . . . don't watt »nd b* caught in ,h« •euon.1 ri»h chi. fall . . . If r o« « prompOy, Y«, I K,l) have , ime to cnjo ^ tht su ^ f comfora of ALSCO Windows and IJoorj genemnf, coo) wntiJacion . . . afforded by their in»ect-proo( »fi«*rch«ngcabl« xrrceni . . . Call m tomorrow for Hww <i«nxxiMr»iio«i »oj fre«. Alsco Windows of Memphis 1189 So. Bellerue, 39-3254 Memphis, Tenn. U r.n>'rt 1... p.'" . Children Pay Dividends For Minnesota Farmer BRECKENIllDDE, Minn., (,T) — When Hugh Wing, used car dealer litre, offered to deduct $10 for each child nf n car buyer, he did it without knowledge of Mike Lclnen's family. A fanner near Fall-mount. N. D I.elnen read Wing's newspaper ad' It also stipulated that the buyer must bring the child along when ne picked out the car. Lelnen drove In with his children — Oale, 13; Gerald, 12; Virginia. 10; Ronald. 9; James, a; Mitchell 7- Cletus, 6; Carrol Ann, 5; Paul, 3, and Mary, 1. Leincn picked out a 1036 car pric- ' at 505. with license and title cd transfer, the deal came to $103 Ul- nen gave Wing S3 and the familr drove home — In two cara 'lour Exclusive LION Dealer in Blytheville" 1 • »T Uprlnj- 'Uld Ttr.i, Washing and Dressing. UoB Xatu r a 1 u b •. penniolt. Lion'* Improved HDH. WILSON AUTO SERVICE Ash ,v 2nrl Phone Z6I1 2-C ? V ; H E Al«OMAN_ SHOtS fOR MEN Now you can enjoy even greater waiving pleasure... biMiily of design .. . and miles of wear In ; 4 v**e now French Toes by Jarman-rlianks lo Jarman's famo. "friendliness of fit" and style Ic.idersWp. Conic in and Iry K pair of Jarnuu French To« hxfcy. KELLEYS Your Friendly Shoe Store In Blytheville