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PACK NTNB FRIDAY, MAY 1, 1988 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Phillies Are Unnerved Following Cards' Visit By BEN PHLEGAB Associated Press Sportswrlter Not so long ago the Philadelphia Phillies were the hottest team In major leagues. Today Manager Steve O'Neil's charges are casting anxious glances over their shoulders > in the direction of the defending champion Brooklyn Dodgers. " The change In Philadelphia's fortunes came when the St. Louis Cardinals came a visiting Tuesday. The Phils were riding the crest of an eight game winning streak and boasted a 2'A game lead in the National League race. The Cards swept the first two games and last night battled the Quakers to a 1-1 standoff in game that was called after five innings because of rain. While the Cards were mopping up the Phils, the Dodgers extended their winning streak to four and pulled to within a half game of the groggy Phils. Top Red* Brooklyn won their fourth straight during the afternoon a* they trimmed Cincinnati, 7-4. The New York Giants snapped a three game losing streak with 1-0 squeaker over Milwaukee and Pittsburgh trimmed Chicago, 4-2, In other National League action In the American League the New York Yankees whipped the Chicago White Sox, 6-1, and the St. Louis Browns defeated Washington, 3-1. _<}_ Philadelphia's game at Detroit was • rained out while Boston and Cleveland weren't scheduled. Th« Yankees, who got soaked $480 In fines for their part In the melee In St. Louis Tuesday night, found themselves Involved In another small ruckus In Chicago but i escaped with their pocketbooks unscathed. Mickey Mantle has been hitting hi* home runs so far that they've left no doubt, but at Comlskey Park in the fourth Inning he belted one which the White Sox questioned. The ball bounced back on the field and umpire Jim Duffy waved Mantle around. When Chicago manag'er Paul Richards beefed too long about the decision, Duffy waved him out of the park. Renna Stars . The hitting star of the contest was young BUI Renna who hom- ered, tripled and singled In four trips. The husky righthander was playing left field for Gene Woodling, who was benched with Inflamed eyes. Bob Elliott, an unemployed third baseman when spring training began, took over the runs batted in lead in the American League last night with a three-run homer, all the runs the Browns needed to beat Washington. Elliott, who now has driven home 13 tallies showed up t at the Browns' camp in March ' looking for a job. After a quick trial he was signed on the recommendation of manager Marty Marion and he now is playing third ( regularly. Brooklyn spotted Cincinnati two runs in the first inning and then caught up fast as Duke Snider homered in the Dodger half of the first with Peewee Reese on base. Brooklyn went ahead to stay In the second Inning .'with four more runs including a two run blast Into • the lower left field seats by Reese. The other two National League contests were settled by do or die efforts in the last of the ninth Inning. At Pittsburgh rookie Frank Thomas picked the perfect time to hit his second home run of the year. With the score tied, 2-2, one out and Ralph Kiner on base in the last of the ninth, Thomas lofted a Paul Minner pitch over the left field score board to end the game. In New York, Bobby Thomson hit a ninth Inning home run to break up the game with Milwaukee. Stock Car Races Open Here Sunday Stock-car racing enthusiasts in this area will get their first thrills of the year Sunday as the local fair grounds track opens its season of weekly shows. Twenty cars from Arkansas, Mis-4 — sourl and Tennessee are expected to be gunning for the prize money on the Improved half-mile oval Sunday, said Don Kerbaugh, who, with Larry Lutz, Is operating the races this year. Six, races will be held each Sunday, Mr. Kerbaugh said, with a 20- lap feature completing each day's .run. The purse, which will consist of 60 per cent of the operators' daily gross Income after taxes and a track lee, will be divided among winners on a point basis. Prizes In the feature event will total 40 per cent of the purse with 20 point* going to the winner, 10 points to the second place car, six points for third and four for fourth. The fifth race, scheduled for 10 laps, will be open to the first, second and third place winners In the first four races. It pays 10 points for the number one car, six points for second and four for third. Ten per cent of the purse will ride on each of the first four races, which are to be eight lap affairs, with five points for the winner, three for second and two for third. All races will go scheduled distances unless track conditions require that they be shortened, Mr. Kerbaugh said. Two Classes All cars will be classitied as "fast" • "slow" in time trials beginning at.l p.m. Entrys In nil except the feature race, which is open to all cars, will be determined by the time trials and the results of preceding races. The opening event will be for those in the fast car classification, and the second race for the slow car class. Losers In the first two races may enter the third run, while the fourth is a consolation race for all losers In the first three events. A number of local cars which participated last year are due to be on hand for Sunday's opening day, Mr. Kerbaugh said. Among these are cars of J. C. Ellis, Floyd Seay, Haskill Graham and Junior Long. Also expected are Red Gili and Henry Gosa of Dell. A flat entry fee of $2.50 will be charged for each car, he said, and all cars must be straight stock models. Ward Victors In Commercial League Softball United Life Wins Over Mead's in Bay Window Loop BASEBALL STANDINGS , NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. QB Philadelphia Brooklyn St. Louis Chicago Milwaukee New York Pittsburgh Cincinnati .692 .643 .600 li/2 .956 2 .545 2 .357 4J4 .357 4' .222 5 ''AMERICAN LEAGUE New York Cleveland Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia Boston Washington Detroit W 11 8 3 . . .8 6 7 8 ..... 7 6 ' ..... 6 6 ...... 410 2 13 Pet GB .786 .727 l'/ 2 .571 3 .538 3'A .538314 ,500 4 .2867 .133 9>4 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet Birmingham Little Rock Memphis Nashville Atlanta Chattanooga Mobile New Orleans 11 11 9 .81 .579 .529 .500 .500 .500 .40C .389 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 1 Milwaukee Pittsburgh 4 Chicago 2 Brooklyn 7 Cincinnati 4 St. Louis 1 Philadelphia 1 (tie, five innings, rain) AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 6 Chicago 1 St. Louis 3 Washington 1 Philadelphia at Detroit, postponed, rain. . • (Only games scheduled) SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Birmingham 4 Mobile 3 Only game scheduled Montgomery Ward served Heekin Can Company its second straight loss in Commercial League softball yesterday as second round play in the business loop got under way. Ward topped the canners 7-3 on the seven-hit twirling of Baker. Ward's also was held to seven safeties by the canners pitcher, R. Davis. In the tubby loop, American United Life Insurance won its second straight, topping Mead's Clothiers 8-1. Garrott, hurling'.for United Life, gave up only two hits and was aided by home runs by Kellett and Poe. Long knocked in the only run for Mead's with a double after Weaver got on base by an error. Montgomery Ward got Its seven tallies with an equal number of safeties off the offerings of twirler R. Davis. Line score: COMMERCIAL Heekin Can Co. .. 210 00—3 7 0 Mont. Ward 022 3x—7 7 0 BAY WINDOW Mead's 010 00—1 2 4 Amer.i Life 530 Ox—8 8 2 With one more game to be played this week, the Courier News Dirty Sox against Ark-Mo Power Company this afternoon, here's how the standings in the Commercial loop stack up: W Bell Telephone 1 Courier News 1 Mont. Ward 1 Heekin Can Co 0 Y. F. A 0 Ark-Mo Power .,/... 0 (0-0) Pet, 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000 Sports Roundup — On Horses, Fights and Tennis * By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK (AP) — As we understand it., they are staging a match race at Louisville tomorrow between a big gray horse named Native Dancer and a little, long-nosed jockey named Eddie Arcaro, with opinion on the probable outcome pretty well divided. The Dancer, though undefeated never before has a mile and one- in 11 starts, tried to run quarter. Arcaro has gone the distance many times in becoming the world's richest rider. The Bancer will be on his own, whereas Arcaro is expected to receive some assistance from his .mount, Correspondent, if it develops into a close thing in the stretch. Not being in position to give an expert on-the-ground appraisal of the two champions, we asked Ben Jones, the world's richest trainer, to try to split them. His prompt reply was sharp and hard- hitting, both. "In this case," Ben says, "I've got to pick the hoss. I wouldn't bet on him, though, at them short odds. He'd better not give Arcaro an opening'." Aussie Youngster ' The official Australian tennis team of Ken Rosewall, Lewis Hoad, Ian Ayre, Mervyn Rose and Cllve Wilderspln begins its European tour In the Rome championships on Monday. Wilderspin, a newcomer of 22, upset Hoad in the Aussie national championships last January. It is plain that the Australian Davis Cup Committee intends to Kplay its two wonder kids, Rosewall and Hoad, both in singles and doubles' in next winter's challenge round at Melbourne. The team of feated Frank Sedgman and Ken McGregor in last year's New South Wales title meet, has been broken up and Rose commanded to pair himself with some other member of" the touring squad. Can't say that this materially improves our chances of winning the big mug back. Those juveniles play doubles about as well as they do singles, and they can play a very long time without tiring. Diamond Fights Bill Summers, the veteran American League umpire, says that battle royal between the Yankees and the Browns at St. Louis the other day was the worst he has seen in his 20 years in the majors. j "More real hard punches were thrown and landed on both sides than I ever saw before," Bill commented. "There was one real good fight going on that hardly anybody noticed in the confusion." The simple truth is that most ball players are poor, with their fists. Perhaps a hundred times we have see; a couple of them rush toward each other, bellowing and kicking up dust, but we cannot recall ever having seen a player land a good, clean blow before the wrestling began. The only players we know of today who is a trained, scientific scrapper is Al Rosen, the Cleveland third-baseman. He was a good Rose and Don Candy, which de- middleweight in college down South. He challenged a loudmouthed fan In Tucson this spring, but the fellow was smart. Bill Dickey, the old Yankee catcher, had a distressing experience back in the 30's when he suddenly swung in a fit of temper and broke the jaw of Carl Reynolds, a Washington outfielder. Dickey, ordinarily the mildest of men, was given a terrible roasting and felt worse about it than Reynolds did, If possible. The oldtimers say that Ty Cobb wasn't particularly gifted with his fists in his numerous off-the-field bouts, but that he was an awfully tough man to tangle with, just the same. "Ty made up his own rules," one of them, told us In painful reminiscence. Sudbury Boys Get No-Hitter In T Softball Sudbury and Centra! Grade Schools halved a double-header in "Y" eoftball yesterday, with Central's fifth grade winning 16-9, and the sixth grade of Sudbury taking a 12-1 vlctoryi on the no-hit pitching of two hurlers, Rounsavall and Alford. In the Fifth grade circuit, Sud- Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago at Brooklyn—Lown vs Meyer (1-1) Cincinnati at Pittsburgh—Perkowski (1-0) vs Pettit (0-0) Milwaukee at Philadelphia—Wilson (0-0) vs Drews (2-0) St. Louis at New York—Staley (1-1) vs Koslo.(O-l) AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Chicago — Sain (2-0) vs Pierce (2-1) Washington at St. Louis—Sima (0-1) vs Blyzka (0-1) Philadelphia at Detroit—Byrd (11) vs Qarver (0-3) Boston at Cleveland—Grissom (0-1) vs. Lemon (3-0) SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Little Rock at Chattanooga Birmingham at Mobile Memphis at Nashville Atlanta at New Orleans League Leading Barons Topple Mobile 4-2 New Scenery, Opposition For Teams Tonight BT The A«soolat«d Pr*si Six Southern Association baseball teams get a change of scenery and new opposition tonight. Mobile ran up against the Birmingham Barons last night for the first time this season, and lost to the league leaders, 4-2. Other teams had the night off. Tonight's agenda reads like this; Birmingham at Mobile; Little Rock at Chattanooga, Atlanta at New Orleans, and Memphis at Nashville. Birmingham's Gus Triandos, who is leading the league In bating, runs batted in, and home runs, wasn't around last night but the Barons didn't miss him. They took advantage of three Mobile errors and came from behind to win. Birmingham got a run in the third and Mobile went ahead 2-1 In the bottom of that inning. Then the Barons tied It up In the eighth and got two runs In the ninth to clinch it. Each team collected eight hits. Third Baseman Ash Heckel of Mobile was the goat. He committed two errors, each of which gave Birmingham a run. Triandos, who leads the league with a .551 batting average, left the club yesterday for a trip to Ft. Sam Houston, Tex., to be separated from the Army. He has been playing lor the Barons while on terminal leave. The giant first baseman is expected to rejoin the team within a few days. FORECAST v»nt to see some winners out group this vear and I be- r* will be some. Bake-Off •off for the cake contest for last Wednesday the extremely bad of the contestants so another date near future, icts get a garden I'ith so many at the ten- 'iig the most of beetles its. These Jed. The ve in FAVORITE FOR DERBY — Alfred G. Vanderbilt's Native Dancer (above) is the favorite for the Kentucky Derby May 2 at Churchill Downs. He is shown with Jackey Eric Gucrin who will ride him in the Derby, in the saddle. (AP Photo) Top Turf Record Goes On the Line at Derby LOUISVILLE, By. (AP) — Unbeaten Native Dancer places one of turf history's most enviable records on the line tomorrow at 3:30 p.m., central standard time, in the 79th Kentucky Derby. And 11 other three-year olds are expected to challenge his right to be acclaimed one of racing's greatest. Not since Man O' War was almost a household word more than 30 years ago has a horse caught he fancy of racing experts and laymen like this smooth striding blue- rey son of Polynesian from the stable of millionaire Alfred Vanderbilt. And that goes for such famous derby winners as Citation, Count Fleet and Whirlaway. Even Man O' War, who didn't race In the derby, already had lost us lone decision at this stage of lls racing career. One need go back to 1922 when Morvich won the mile and one- quarter classic at Churchill Downs o find a derby horse with a record comparable _to that of the Danger. Morvich was undefeated In 11 wo-year old starts and made the ,erby his 12th consecutive win. After that he never won another race. Hindoo Holds Record Bimelech also came up to the 940 derby with a perfect record n eight two-year old races and wo as a three-year oid. But he rowed to Oallahadion In the run or the roses. Against these records, the Daner can show nine victories in 1961 nd two this spring as a three- 'ear old. However, he has a long vay to go to match the consecutive vln record of IB established by Hindoo, the 1881 derby winner. The names of an even dozen tarters were expected to be drop- ied Into the entry box starting at a. m. today. One or two, Includ- ng the Dancer's stablemate, So- ial Outcast, may be withdrawn efore the sharply-trained three- ear olds start the long trek to he starting gate before the crowd f more than 100,000. Weather May Decide Size of the actual starting field epends a lot on the condition of racing strip. It was muddy esterday and the weatherman saw ossibillties of more rain today and omorrow. Some experts have been trying, 'ithout much success, to organize "knockdown the favorite" club this week. But through all their efforts the Dancer remained the most talked about subject in derby- town. He figures to go postward under Eric Guerin as the 4 to 5 choice or even shorter. He has paid more than even money only once in his illustrious career. That was in his first start a little over a year ago at Jamaica. Rookie pitcher Miguel (Mike) Fornicles of the Chicago White Sox hails from Havana, Cuba. He made his major league hurling debut last Sept. 2 by pitching a one-hitter against the Philadelphia Athletics. The score was 5-0. by eight walks given up by losing pitcher Kelley and six bobbles by Central. Central was held scoreless until the last inning as Sudbury's hurlers, Rounsavall and Alford, combined efforts to stop the Ipsers without a hit. bury took an early lead and held It all the way, locking up the win with an 8-run fourth Inning. Smith hurled five-hit ball for Central hlle F. Alford duplicated the leati for the losers. Sudbury's sixth graders scored in every Inning as they trounced Central with an eight-hit attack aided MINNOWS from Ozark Fish (fatcherj Also Roaches & Worms 24 Hour Service LUTES' S. Hlrhwaj 61 Ph. 4*69 Jones Favored Over Herring In TV Bout NEW YORK UP) — Ralph (Tiger) Jones, the ninth-ranking middleweight from Yonkers, N. Y., tackles Jimmy Herring of New York tonight in the top bout of 10 rounds at St. Nicholas Arena. The battle will take the place of the usual Friday night fight from Madison Square Garden which is occupied by the circus for another week. It will be televised starting at 8 p.m. (CST) by the National Broadcasting Company. Herring outpointed Jones the last time they met last Aug. IS, but the latter will rule the favorite in the return. The 22-year-old Herring is a crafty inflghter, but his is the kind of milling Jones likes. Both have good records. Herring has won 52 of his 66 fights, 24 by knockouts and Jones has been the victor in 27 of 35. When Tom Greenwade recently signed a new scouting contract with the Yankees It was for two years. dltlon for several days after transplanting. At this time, flea beetles can ruin them. Fortunately, all four of these beetles can easily be controlled by dusting with an insecticide containing the element fluorine. The most readily available insecticide of this type is the compound known as cryolite. Another compound that will do the job is barium fluoslli- cate, usually sold under the trarie name of Dutox. These materials need not be diluted, but can be dusted as they come from the package. They should be lightly but evenly distributed over the plants, and the plants should be dry when dusted. Ten to 12 o'clock in the morning is usually the best time for dusting. If correctly applied, results from an application of one of these insecticides will be spectacular. Rotenone (derrls 'or cube') may be used instead of cryolite or Dutox. Fair results will be obtained, but less spectacular than with cryolite pr Dutox. DDT may be used on beans and eatatoes, but should not be used witlcucumbers, cantaloupes, melons teaniher cucurbits because of injury A conV plants. DDT may also cause 7:30 M to tomatoes, team sq.ciothes For Korea _ * _ 10 " 8i ;;t Cane and Yarbro com- affS un> Ve Starteci ™"==« n ? agreed upo. g for th(J Koreans The t and t hope other decide to contrib- S/Ljihy cause. The ad'°- to send thc cloth " _ Sons draperies up summer NOTICE ID the Probate Court of Mississip. pi* County, Clilckasawbi District, Arkansas. In the Matter of the Estatf of Paul D. Foster, deceased No. 2,180 Last known address of decedent! 1140 W. Main, BIytheville, Arkansas. Date of death: April 17, 1953. An Instrument dated May 29, 1948, was on the 22nd day of April, 1953, admitted to probate as the- last will of the above named decedent, and the -undersigned has been appointed executrix (or ad- ministratrix with will annexed) thereunder. A contest of the probate of the will can be effected only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, to the undersigned within six'months from the date of tha first publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice first published 23rd day of April, 1953. Iva Frances Evers Foster, Executrix 1140 W. Main, Blytheville, Ark. Elbert Johnson, atty. for executrix. 4;24-5|l Twin Births Twins comprise 1.07 per cent of the babies born in the United States. 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