The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1953 · Page 12
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PAGE TWELYE BLYTHEVTLLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL M, 19N Fists, Bottles Fly as Yanks Top Browns 7-6 in 10 Innings JIM LEMON I* A CLfVfLANP KOOKIg OUTe/ELDEK. OA/CE CALLSD BOS. l-IHt THE P/TCWEA OP 7Hf GAME NAME, NOW POOM/iES TOMAHf- A NAWE PQS HIMELF , Cards Break Phils' Eight Game Skein By JOE REICIILER, AP Sporls Writer Baseball was recovering from a hangover today following as wild and woolly a night as ever took place in the major leagues. In St. Louis, the Browns and Yankees engaged in a free-for-all, and the fans bombarded the players with pop bottles and beer cans in the most riotous diamond scene since the final game of the 1934 World Series. After order was restored, the Yankees tripped the Browns, 7-6 to regain the lead in the American League. In Philadelphia, the St. Louis | eight-hitter and drove in two runs Cardinals snapped the Phillie eight-game winning streak with 6-5 victory as the Redbirds Pea nuts Lowrey came through for th fifth straight time in a pinch-hi role. Each side used five pitchers In Cleveland, Bobby Shant proved he was back on the beam pitching and batting the Philadel phla Athletics to a 3-2 triumpl over the Indians. Shantz spun BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. GB Philadelphia 9 3 .750 — Chicago Brooklyn St. Louis Milwaukee New York Cincinnati Pittsburgh ..S 2 . .1 5 ..5 4 ..5 4 ,114 154 .583 2 .556 2 '/• .556 2V .333 5 .286 V,l .250 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE W LPct. OB New York Cleveland Chicago Philadelphia St. Louis Boston Washington Detroit .10 3 ..7 3 ..8 4 ..7 5 ..6 B ..B 6 ..3 9 ..2 12 .169 — .700 l'/ 2 .667 Hi .583 2i/ 2 .500 3'A .455 4 .550 6'/ 2 .143 8V4 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. 10 11 Birmingham Little Rock Nashville Memphis Chattanooga Atlanta Mobile New Orleans .588 .579 .529 .520 .500 .471 .421 .389 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 6 Philadelphia IS Milwaukee 4 New York I Chicago 5 Pittsburgh 3 Brooklyn 6 Cincinnati 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 7 St. Louis 6 (10 Innings) Philadelphia 3 Cleveland 2 Chicago 5 Washington 4 Boston 2 Detroit 0 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Atlanta 4 Nashville 2 Little Rock 4 New Orleans 0 Chattanooga 6 Birmingham 0 Memphis 15 Mobile 8 Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Brooklyn — Judson (0-0) vs Erskine (2-0) Milwaukee at New York — Spalm (1-1) vs Hearn (1-2) Chicago at Pittsburgh — Hacker (1-1) vs Dickson (1-2) St. Louis at Philadelphia — Presto (10) or Mizell (1-0) vs Simmons (3-0) AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Chicago — Porterfield (0-3) vs Rogovin (0-2) New York at St. Louis — Sain (2-0) vs Holloman (0-0) Boston at Detroit — Parnell (2-0) vs Marlowe (0-1) Philadelphia at Cleveland — Kollner (3-0) vs Wynn (1-0) SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Chattanooga at. Hinninshanl New Orleans at Little Rock- Mobile at Memphis Nashville at Atlanta to end the Indians five-game winning streak and knock them out of first place. White Snx Nip Senators In Chicago, Washington outfielder Paul Busby racked up his second straight four-hit day but it failed lo prevent the While Sox from nipping the Senators, 5-4. Cuban Mike Fornieles, traded away from Washington last winter, earned the decision over his former mates. Fifteen Washington runners were left on base. Lefty Maurice McDermott pitched a three-hitter as he twirled the Boston Red Sox to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers. In Brooklyn, southpaw Kenny Raffensberger of Cincinnati tried for the 20th time since 1944 to defeat the Dodgers in a starting role—and failed for the 20th time —as Preacher Roe hurled the Brooks to a 5-1 triumph over the Redlcgs. It was Brooklyns 32nd success over Raffy in 40 decisions. In New York, the Giants collected 10 bits and drew four walks off right-hander Max Surkont but could score only one run as the .lilwaukee Braves whipped Leo Durochcrs darlings, 4-1. The Braves made only six hits but our went for extra bases. In Pittsburgh, 43-year-old Dutch reonard, oldest player in the National League, retired three uzz-faced Pirates in a brilliant inth-inning relief job to preserve ne Chicago Cubs 5-3 win. It was he Cubs fourth straight victors' nd It moved them to within a ame and a half of the National league-leading Phillies. The Yankee-Brownie free-for-all evelopcd when St. Louis catcher -lint Courtney, an ex-Yankee, Inglcd in the loth, tried to stretch , into a double and slid hard into J hil Rixzuto, upsetting the Yankee lorlstop. Yankee nccond baseman illy Martin, an old antagonist of Courtney's, followed by slugging the Brownie catcher. Players' from both benches .swarmed out on the field and a froc-for-all followed. 17 Minutes Delay The game was delayed 17 minutes as numerous fans among the 13,463 cash customers began hurl- Ing bottles, cans and other missiles, most of them directed at Yankee left fielder Gene Woodling, their nearest target. It took an appeal from St. Louis Manager Marty Marion over the public address system lo quiet the fans. No playor was ejected but Chief Umpire Bill Summers threatened to forfeit the game to. New York unless order was restored. The Yankees won the game In the top of the loth when Oil McDougald, on second following a double, rarcd sill the way home on a forro play at second. The throw from Bill Hunter to the plate bad him bc.at.cn but McDougald crashed into Courtney, knocked the glasses off the catchers face and the ball out of his hands. The fiery Courtney, who on^agcd hi a couple of battles with Yankcn players last summer, retaliated by crashing into Rizxufo a few moments later. Blanlle nils 500-foot Homer The slugfcst in old Sportsmans Park overshadowed a couple of outstanding feats by Yankee players. In the third inning, Mickey Mantle lambasted another prodigious homo run ihat traveled an estimated 500 feet. In' the ninth, Allie Reynolds replaced Johnny Sclunitz wiih the score tied at 6-6, the bases loaclc:!, only one out and (aimed Roy Sievers and Bob Elliott. Chicks' Phillips, Three Paps Will Enter State Track Meet Billy Phillips, Coach Russell Mosley's star half-miler, will be the only Chlckasaw entry In the state track meet to be held at Arkansas State Teachers College In Conway Friday, Three members of Coach Harold Stockton's Papooses, Freddie Akers, Jodie Hall and James Wayne Holbrook, will participate in the Junior High division of the meet. Coach Mosley said school examinations and other factors inter- ferred with his taking more members of the Chick squad to the championship meet . Phillips, who is unbeaten In three 880-yard appearances this spring, has a good chance of being among the top finishers in the half-mile event. His best time this year Is 2:00.6. " In the Junior division, Akers will run -in the 180-yard low hurdles, Hall in the discus and Holbrook will enter the 440-yard dash. Akers and Hall won in their events at the district meet and Holbrook came in second in the quarter-mile. Johnson Wins 4th As Travs Stop Pels By The Associated Press As Milo Johnson goes, so goes Little Rock. And the 32-year-old pitcher, a perennial dose of poison for Southern Association batters, is going great this season. Johnson notched his fourth victory of 1953 last night as Little Rock stopped New Orleans, 4-0. UA Won't Award New Athletic Aids Athletes May Get Scholarships In Other Fields FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The University of Arkansas says it won't award any new "athletic scholarships" this year, but many athletes apparently will qualify for scholarships in other categories. President John Tyler Caldwell announced last night that scholarships based on athletic ability alone would not be granted — for this year only — so that Arkansas could comply with a ban on such aid set forth by the North Central accrediting agency. He explained, however, that the University would award "a large number' of scholarships based on scholastic ability, character, leadership abilities, participation in school activities, citizenship qualities and economic need. Dr. Caldwell added. "If some of the better athletes can qualify—as we are hopeful and confident they will—then, of course, they will get scholarships." The president made a point of the fact that Arkansas Is the only Southwest Conference member subject to NCA regulations and said "the situation is a difficult one to reconcile." Petition Submitted Dr. Caldwell returned to Fayette- vflle yesterday from Chicago, where he and presidents of numerous Mid- + It was Johnson's victory all the way. He gave up only two hits and no New Orleans batter got as far as second base until the ninth inning. It was the big right-hander's second straight shutout appearance. Te d Abernathy, Chattanooga's rookie sldearm pitcher, hurled 2- hitter at league-leading Birmingham as the Lookouts won, 6-0. The defeat, coupled with Little Rock's victory, cut the Baron lead to nine percentage points over the Travs. Abernathy hung up two "firsts" in winning. He was the first pitcher to hold Big Gus Triandos hitless, and he was the first pitcher to blank the Barons this season. Chicks Wallop Mobllo Fred Robbins, Birmingham's starter, made things easy for the Lookouts. He gave up nine walks being lifted In the eighth. In the other two games, Atlanta's Taylor Phillips pitched a 5-hitter as the Crackers defeated Nashville. 4-2, and the Memphis chicks slammed out 20 hits to wallop Mobile, 15-8. Phillips, 19-year-old southpaw rookie, was tied up in a pitching duel with John Walsh of the Vols for seven innings. Walsh left the game with a blistered finger with ;he scored tied, 1-1. Jim Singleton, Walsh's reliefer, gave up three runs In the eighth and that was the ball jume. Memphis Jumped on four Mobile pitchers for its third straight victory. Shortstop Sammy Meeks drove n six runs and collected five hits, Including a homer and a triple. Ed White and Harry Bright also slugged homers for Memphis. The triumph moved the Chicks nto a tie with Nashville for third place, one game behind Birmingham and Little Reck. western and Rocky Mountain colleges signed a petition asking the NCA to rescind the prohibition against athletic scholarships. He said he is hopeful that the accrediting agency will at least relax the regulation. Dr. Caldwell said all University schoarships under the new policy will be administered by a faculty committee. In the past, athletic scholarships have been handed out by the athletic department. Hf, IN 135O AT OKLAHOMA CITY AMD I-S a A TED "A GREAT' Harry Dorish Does It Again, for Sox CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitching is hot and cold this season — more cold than hot — and whenever the chill sets in the Sox thank the baseball gods for good Sports Roundup — Collins Massacre: End of Era By GAYLE TAI.BOT NEW YORK (AP) — We can ranember.the good old days when, if you found yourself cornered by a boor who insisted that prize fighting was a brutal and degrading sport and should be^outlawed, you could simply advise him to stay home. _ It doesn't work any more. There was a whole roomful of t h e m the other night, brow beating us for having been somehow remotely connected with the latest Boston massacre, and every last one of them had, of course, been at home, shuddering before his 20 - inch screen. They said the referee was an assassin who should be barred for life. A lady of charm and refinement said she would "ke to see him hung by his . thumbs and worked over with a sashweight. »fter a few mild and thoroughly futile attempts to defend the official, we escaped to the kitchen. The only hope now is that the Carter-Collins mismatch will mark the aboslute end of what will be recalled as the "TV era In box- Ing. Kid Oavllans atomizing of poor Chuck Davey should have been enough to destroy the silly, fnd, but there was one more promoter with grit and Band. j In that connection, It Is only fair to emphasize that the International Boxing Club, thought it might have considerable lo answer for, did hot promote the Boston fiasco. Also that the rival ruling bodies, the NBA tuid the New York State Box- Ing Commission gave their reluctant recognition to the lightweight "title bout only because they couldnt have stopped it anyway. It's Not That Bob About tin; only ones who wanted the fight were the two gladiators, who accurately foresaw n dream of a payday, and the solid population of New England, which had been conned at fireside into be- lieving It had produced another champion. The professional fight crowd knew what Carter could do for that kind of.money. The vast bulk of the unseen audience switched on its sets In all Innocence. Actually, the fight game isn't that. bad. Sure, the design always Is for one boxer to try to hurt the other, but at Its best it can be one of the most thrilling; and beautiful of all sports. Prom here on television sponsors mny be expected in self defense to demand true matches on their const-to- coasters. .Expert ddvlce is available to them. Pirates Got Name In Trade Deal PITTSBURGH—Ever wonder how jnsebnll clubs ket those nicknames? he Pittsburgh Pirates got theirs by signing in a deal described as "pi- 'Htical" by other clubs. The name goes bflck to 1890 when -he long forgotten Players League jave way to the National League ind American Association. Players who had Jumped contracts .0 join the ill-fated Players League ft'ere ordered to report back to their original clubs. The Philadelphia Athletics had two such players- Louie Bierbauer and Harry Stovey., When the Athletics failed to field a team in the American Association the following year, the Association claimed all the A's players but failed to name Bierbauer and Stovey on a published list. The Pittsburgh club, a memoer of the National League, immediately signed Bierbnuer as a second baseman and brought this retor from the Association clubs: old "ho-hum Harry" Dorish. Reliable reliefer Harry has rolled his squat 206 pounds atop the mound in exactly half of the 12 games the Sox have played so far. Once solidly settled, he never With an air of relaxed good humor, he rocks comfortably back and forth at his chore. One observer swears he's seen Harry stifling yawns between pitches. Harry says he's used to tight situations and is relaxed — but not that relaxed. "Man, if you'd seen what that Dick Kryhoski did to me you would not fall asleep either," he told reporters after making his sixth appearance of the season yesterday. Dorish referred to a grand slam homer Kryhoski blasted off him in a recent game with the St. Louis Browns. The Sox had enough cushion to survive the blow for a 6-4 victory but it still nettles Dorish. "Son - of - a - gun hit my best pitch, too," he said peevishly. But all went well yesterday. Harry was sunmioned to duty in the ninth inning with the Sox ahead of Washington 5 - 3 but with Senators on every base and none out. He made two batters fly out (a runner scoring after one), allowed an infield single but no run, and then ended the game with a force- nut. The effort jnade his 1953 record uf duty: pitched 9 1-3 innings, allowed Jour runs (three earned), allowed eight hits, struck out three ar.d walked three. His earned run average is 2.98. Last season Dorish established himself as one of the finest relief pitchers in baseball. He appeared in 3D games — more than any other Sox pitcher — and had the club's best earned - run average, 2.47. His official record was eight victories and four defeats but he finished 26 games and, in his only start, beat the Senators 3-2. Be//, American Life Win City Bell Telephone Company knocked out a 3-2 victory over Montgomery Ward in the Commercial softpall league yesterday while American Life Insurance was winning from the Moose Club 15-7 in the tubular league. All three runs for the Bell boy: came on a first-inning homer by shortstop Hays with two aboard From there on, the telephone tean was held to one hit. Montgomery Ward scored its two tallies in the third. The game was tight all the wi RS Parrish gave up only four hits '.Q Montgomery Ward and Ward's Baker was touched for only two ws, including the game -winning nnmer. In the fat boys league, American For Little Leaguers: A Trip to St. Louis A fret trip to St. Louis to see a Cardinal game wai offered yesterday as the prize for the team finishing first in Blytheville's Little League. The trip to every member of the first-place team wa» authorized at the first meeting of the league's Board <|(j* Commissioners in the Chamber of Commerce as final organization of the league was completed. In other action the board approv-*" ed the purchase of 90 complete baseball uniforms, appointed a special committee to accept bids from all interested local firms desiring to bid on the uniforms and named two other committees. The board members also elected Fred S. Saliba as chairman, Alvin Hardy, vice-chairman, and James Terry, secretary-treasurer. Bids on the purchase of the league's uniforms are to be accepted until Friday and may be submitted to any of the members of the purchasing committee (Mr. Terry, Mr. Hardy and George The board of commissioners con- :;sts of nine members with each organization sponsoring a team in the league being represented. Other members are: Oscar Fendler, Jesse Taylor, Dr. James C. Guard, J. P. Friend and Matt Monoghan. The board will be in general supervision of the league, will handle all financing and will be the governing body. The commission will be in charge of enforcing rules adopted by the league's coaching committee which net earlier this month to draw up 1 code. The two other committees appointed at yesterday's meeting were: Jmpiring and scoring—Mr. Clark, Mr. Monoghan, Mr. Friend and Dr. Guard. Supervision of grounds—Mr. Tay- >r. In addition to the St. Louis trip, ndividual trophies consisting o£ raseballs autographed by major eague teams also will be given. These will be given to the leading litter and pitcher of the league, it vas announced. Again this year Little League games will be played on the Ninth >trect diamond. The field at present is being rea- ied for the opening of the sea- on June 1 and it was announced t yesterday's meeting that exten- ive improvement of the field's fa- ilities has been planned. These will include the erection f fences, bleachers for spectators nd enlarging of the playing area. The Little League will be open to oys 12 years of age and under who re registered at a school in the Blytheville School District. Osceola Teams In State Track Meet Friday The Osceola Junior and Senior High teams will leave Thursday afternoon for 'Little Rock where they will participate in the State "B" Track Championships. Donnie Dunn, llth grade Seminole, will compete against the district broad jnmp champions in the meet At the District 3 Meet last week Dunn captured the leap event with a twenly-foot-four-inch jump. There \vill be just one more senior makin- the Little Rock trip this year and he is Jerry Burns, another llth grader, who will be gunning for a win in the 880 yard run. ^ Last week at the District MeefP Burns ran a 2:16 8 half mile, but Coach Bill Beall thinks the distance lad has a good chance to win or at least place in this event. Burns in his first outing in a track meet ran a 2:33 run in the Wilson Invitational Meet. Two weeks later the distance runner knocked off ten seconds in the Arkansas State College Invitational Track Meet, and the following week he erased six and two tenths off his time. Coach Charley Adalr intends to take four or five junior track members to the Little Rock affair Among the boys who are expected to make quite a showing in the State Meet are Jimmie Robbins Larry Hulsey, Ben Wells and Lloyc! Moore. Robbins will compete in the 50 yard dash, 440 yard and 880 yart relays. The workhorse of the crew wiH be Ben Wells, an eighth grader, who will carry the Purple and Gold colors in the lOOj 220, 440, and the 440 and 880 yard relays. Rounding out the relay team will be Lloyd Moore who runs the number two spot in the relay teams. The Senior and Junior "B" Track Meet will start at 9:00 a.m. In the War Memorial Stadium at Llttlt Rock. The most home rune ever hit b? a Boston Bed Sox player was 50 bf Jimmy Foxx in 1938. '.. WIRING FIXTURES APPLIANCES WALPOLE ELECTRIC ' — 115 S. 2nd Ph. Mil Emergency Ph. 4641 or 2527 —Closed Sat. Afternoons- Charter No. 14389 Reserve District No. 8 Report of Condition of The First National Bank in Blytheville in the State of Arkansas, at the close of business on April 20th, 1953 published in response to call made by Comptroller of the Currency under Section 5211, TJ. S. Revised Statutes. Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance, and cash items in process of collection .................... $2,399,751.83 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed 1,149,962.61 Obligations of States and political subdivisions ............... 502,513.62 Corporate stocks (including §14.250.00 stock of Federal Re- , serve bank) Loans and discounts- (Includin 14,250.00 $125.48 overdrafts) .......... 3,168,927.05 Bank premises owned $60,125,50, furniture and fixtures $25,481.13 85,616.63 Other assets 4,398.72 TOTAL ASSETS , ......... $7,325,420.51 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations $5,1 1 1 ,809.89 Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 691,188.49 Deposits of United States Government (including postal savings) ........ . ...................................... ., 115,749.83 Deposits of States and political subdivisions ................. 717,011.27 Deposits of banks ......................................... . 111,738.08 Other deposits (certified and cashier's checks, etc.) .......... 22,404.75 TOTAL DEPOSITS ....................... $6,769,902.31 MINNOWS from Ozark Fish Hatchery Also Roaches & Worms 24 Hour Service LUTES' S. Hlfihwn; fil Ph. 4M9 TOTAL LIABILITIES $6,769,002.31 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital Stock: Common stock, total par $200,000.00 200,000.00 Surplus .' 275,000.00 Undivided profits 80,518.20 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 555,518.20 TOTAL LIABILITIES and'CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $7,325,420.51 M E M O R A N n A Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes . • 355,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of reserves of 70,000.00 ••I, Jack C. Owen, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement Is true U> the best of my knowledge and belief. JACK C. OWEN, Cashier. Correct—Attest: E. M. REOENOLD EUGENE F. STILL CHESTER CALDWELL Directors. Stale of Arkansas, County of Mississippi, ss: Sworn to nnd subscribed before me this 28 day pf April,. 1953, and I hereby certify that I nm not nn officer or director of this bank. (Seal) Jesse Taylor, Notary Public, rife scored in every Inning while ollecting 13 safeties off of Moose's :ntz. Oarrott of the Insurers was ; knicked by seven hits, including a ' homer by Davis. Line score: COMMERCIAL Mtgy. Ward 002 0-422 Bell Tele. . 300 0—231 BAY WINDOW Amer. Life 433 5 -13 15 1 Moose 220 12 — 7 73 No doubt about it, E. /-/., if you want a case of K'tntucty bi, a at its finest, don't just nil: for bourbon, ask for Bourbon dc Luxel FULLY AGED KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 4ft 86 PROOF % Qt, • THIS WHISKEY IS 4 YEARS OLD . THE BOURBON DE LUXE COMPANY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY Ready-Mix Concrete Concrete Culverts & Blocks JOHNSON BLOCK CO. S. Highway 61 - I'hon* 2380

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