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WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 1953 KLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN New PGA Twists Irk Stay-at-Home Pros By HUGH FULLEKTON JR. BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) — .Something new has been added this y e a r to the Professional Golfers Association Championship. \v h i c h always has its own unique flavor. And tht slay-at-home club pros who are the main support of the organization aren't s u re they like it.' The 35th PGA tournament, start- j roll into a couDle of big traps ln- Ing today :il the toughcned-up Bir- stead of sticking in tbo fi^r*" 1 "rass. mingham Country Club course, still is the club pros' big party. But Short Strokes Mentioned And the favorites were about the when they .sot the daics over the same as for any tournament, even busy July 4 weekend and gave j though some of the younger tourna- architect Robert Trent Jones the job of stiffening' the course, some of the players began squawking. Man f found it difficult to leave their clubs on the busy weekend ment sturs aren't eligible fur the ft couple of the hottest players at this stage. Another was Walter Burkemo, a neighborhood pro \vlio was runner-up to Snead in 1951 and who plays this course frequently. The success of the Jones revisions of the course will be tested , - --- - - SHJMH ui uie course win ut; IUM^U PGA and z couple of well-known todav Bnd tomorrow in thc 36 . hole nln vprs rirnnnert nnf, i ,..', • _ ~- ..-_ _.i players dropped out. Sum Snead, .... _ . , ..... Of the PGA and some couldn't make it at all. j and Dr. Gary Middlecoff, Long-hitUn times winner three title, who And they shuddered at the memory played in this event for the first of what'Jones diu ro nearby OaK- i time last year, were most fre- " — for the 1951 National ! quently mentioned. But the drive- land Hills Open. But as the firing began today, everything looked pretty normal. Practice rounds showed that the narrow fairways and rolling greens , - - -----can be mastered. The rough had i Tumesa into the discussions been trimmed a bit and the fairway widened on one hole—the | qualifying rounds. The Birmingham course covers only 6,465 yards and plays a par of 36-33—71. The Jones theory is to place a premium on accuracy, so he narrowed the fairways but trimmed the rough so that it's only three inches deep near the fairways, five rther back and °'ets real deeu He even rooed ts.ron, Lifrrv r>;irucr, oeorgti r »^iu i ~"~"" e ^ ' and Defending Cnhmpion Jimmy 1 °« some sections so the crouds ' wouldn t trample down the grass and make recovery shots easier, j Still, as Chicago's Charley Penna and-wedge proportions of the Birmingham course brought the ',.,,*, ,. i names of such short hitlers as Ted j ! " chesa ]ltt e funl ^ r back Middlecoff, ' Manakiki Open who won tast week, who shot the and 62 way wi'ieneci on uiiv nuic—me -nnn(».»-*'" — 1 -%,*» .,.,, v .. . . _..--, — — ^ ninth It was exnlained that this i lanky Fred Haas, who shot a 62 j put it, "you have to be n • WU would allow misplaced drives to in that tournament, were rated as instead of a hitter" to score well. Sports Roundup— uestion® Why No Pension Fund for Retired Pugs? By IIAIIKY fiKAYSON N'KA Sports Kilitor .\'K\V YORK (XKA) — It's inconceivable tliat Uiert is no fund for broken-down fighters. This well illustrates llu: basic grcod (if tin; beak-busting business. Now York's National Sports Alliance dislios out about SlO.fiOf) a year to needy old puns, but its source of income is now limited to a 25-cent levy on complimentary tickets at \l ulison Square Garden. WHO'S COMPLAINING?—Leo Nomcllini seems to be nm "What's the matter. Jack? This guy isn't saying a word is jl t croc Dempsey breaks an illegal hold on Lou Thesz in Sah Fr.in Cisco. (NEA) By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK (AP) — Noting that Australia's t w o young tennis automatons, Ken Rosewall and Lewis Hoad, were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the current Wimbledon tournament, we can't help wondering if tht captive, or Harry_Hopman system of molding lu- ture champions is about to catch up with the nation of its origin. . . .,., .,_,_.,__. __ ;J ,,_.: !„.. *!,„ ^..i^f ti-niiiind cricket team is here too, ana trom what I hear they're out trying to take the town apart every night. I think some of the tennis boys are beginning to wonder if they , didn't take up the wrong sport." Record Bowling Tourney CHICAGO I/Pi —. The American Bowling Congress' "Golden Jubilee" tournament this year was the largest and longest tourney in its his- Dispatches from Wimbledon said ; living under the strict training that Rosewall appeared to be list- i regimen laid down by Hopman, less and dead tired as Kurt Niel- [ the Aussie cup captain, has at last sen. an unseeded Dane, ran j taken its toll. A violin can be through him 6-0, 6-2, in the final' stages of their five-setter. Hoad. the other 18-year-old, double-faulted on match point against Vic Seixas of Philadelphia. This has been known to reflect a what-the-hell attitude. Wordless Machine These are the two' wordless, machine-tooled kiddies who have spent all their short lives preparing to defend the Davis Cup against this country—in all probability- next winter at Melbourne. Up to now we had considered that they had bette.r than an even chance wound only so tight We've watched the two youngsters for going on two years now, and. while marveling at their ability to play tennis, have at times felt something close to sadness afier being in their company. They appear to'be frightened ol conversation, like most of the Australian players. They seem old and serious beyond their years. Wrong Sport Come to think of it, we might have had a tipolf about impending events in a recent letter from a friend in London. This tallow, close of making good, but this seems to ] to the Aussie tennis squad, put a different complexion things. It is only speculation, of course, but there is at least a possibility that the deadly monotony of playing tennis day in and day out and me of the virtual police state being operated by Hopman, how his players almost had to ask permission to leave the room. "What makes it worse," he // He Can't Win He'll Bite OCEAN PORT, N. J, ffl — Jockey Sam Boulmetis is thanking his lucky stars he is still in action after what happened in a race at Monmouth ! Park recently. Boulmetis, astride j Four No Trump, was moving past i Bull at the furlong 'pole when Bull i suddenly decided to savage the rider. The alert Sam pulled his foot from the stirrup just in time as Bull'-s teeth came down hard, severing the stirrup rein completely. Boulmetis' fast action saved a possible broken leg. Red Bird Batting Spree tory. There were more than 43,000 participant,?, 8.180 teams entered and it took 93 days to complete the schedule. Outstanding among the records established was the $573,860 prize fund. Tliis was the largest amount ever collected for a prize list. explained. "But I did tell them they ought to ask for more money fot making personal appearances. Then they'd be on fewer shows." WINSTON-Salem. N. C. I/PI — \ Manager Jimmy Brown's Winston| Salem Cardinals carried hot bats 1 one night recently and tied a Class j B Carolina League record. j Going into the bottom of the [ sixth inning the Cards were tied 1-1 i with Reidsville. By the time the third out was recorded the I Birds led, 18-1. Of the 12 hits, two were pnmd slam home runs. The opposition made no errors — except showing up for the ball game. wrote, "is that the Australian test j . Read Courier News Classified Ads. Africa's Quatara Depression, in Egypt, lies 436 Eeet below Bea level. 0/e Casey's Not Complaining BOSTON ((?)—Ole Case Stengel ' may have complaints about his j slumping New York Yankees—but' he's not,"making them to any outsiders. "I'm certainly not going to rap a ball club that wins 18 games in . a row." he said after his world champions lost their eighth straight to the Boston Red Sox. 5-4. "The same people Uv.i! was saying we had the pennant won a week ago now say we're a lot of glare. "I can't get mad at my boys. Anc if all of those other managers is sc smart, how come they let us ge out. to such a start? Where hay they been all the time?" Stengel did indicate, however that he thought his players have been making too many radio and television appearances lately. "That's ail right wKU me as tout, as they go home and go to bet right after such shows," Stem;e INSECT DAMAGE We offer to the farmers free field inspection for Thrips, Army Worms, Red Spider and other insect damage. We have six pound toxaphene, 25 per cent DDT, BHC and DDT 9/15 liquids. Also dust. If you have insect or poison problems, feel free to call on us at any time. Blythevifle Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main Phones 6S56 — 6957 — 6858 Headquarters for Toxaphene, DDT and Other Poisons. FOR RENT MOVIE CAMERAS and PROJECTORS All New Kodak Equipment Offered in a large Selection BARNEYS DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Phone 3647 WE MEET ALL PRICES WHOLESALE OR RETAIL HOT or COLD A Slice or a Truckload Special Prices For j^y Picnics and Parlies £^jfc. .'.fe'-ji^j^y Picnics BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET Main St. Blytheville Genuine, Ecuador-woven KNOX PANAMAS Blocked in the new Crater Crease® Style S5.00 • S 7.50 - 810.00 Come in and choose your Ecuador Panama from our collection of finely woven bodies. You'll like ihe sophisticated air of the new Crater Crease block, with pinchless, lapered crown and narrowed brim. And you'll like our t exclusive, colorful puggree bands. . Other Knox Straws, $5,00 lo $20.00 MEAD'S 322 MAIN STRUT (< tiinmiial dinner ir. Chicnno. Si'pt. )fl \vill help. The idea is to KIVC the KIM NT. now 71, $100 n month for life. He lonu .since lost a $300,000 for- nme in real estate. As Inns us the same prevails, one (if its most Icfijmdary figures, will l)p ruiiuprt Battlim? Nelson, the Abys- iu;il Hnitp of the scrawny nock and knciltv muscles who was impervious to punishment. The 45-round game was bom with Nt'hnn in California. Nobody look punishment with such disdain The brsi liirhtweights would nail him \vith Sunday punches, spray him with hooks, jabs, uppercut.s nnd an ts nnd he wouldn't as much as I)'ml- his little {.'ray eyes. When (i iponcnt, frustrated aad htnvil- •(], be^an to fade, ihe Durable le would slash his \vay to vir- , R mass of blood and gwe as his hand was raised. Nelson otH'O fractured his left arm in ihi 1 middle of a IB-round fi^ht, which, hf said, "tended to make me sonifwhat cautious and possibly kept me from winning by a KG." Never a Rival slucsor, he beat the- greatest slu^ufrs nf ihe day— H<T- m'a, Young Corbet), Hyland. Han- Ion. Never a standout boxci, he knocked out tho baftlr. N'fl.son, hacked abnost beyond rcroc;aHion ,spat through tho blMixf: "W!int do you think of -hat dumb Willful boxpi —Canole, Spider Welsh, Britt. Gans. • Hmith? Stopping it \vhi.-n I would He held thp^mnstH-ful Abe Attfll havo h ;ir l him in another round." even In 15. Neve hitter, he scored a out over Billy R exceptional , cond knock-] which re- : inaJned the Quickest on record for L'G years. Billy Kochc, famous re force of Nelson's time, and oihrr grand Nelson's time, nnd other grand old- timers contend Nelson would have beaten the immortal Joe Gans in their finish fight, at Goldficld, Ncv., Sept. 3, 190(5, had lip not fouled the Baltimore oyster shucker in the historic 42nd round. PugilisUcjilly, Nelson wns n bettered ancient at. 27 when he lost the title to Ad Wolgast. at Port Richmond, Calif., Feb. '22, 1910, yet m the -10 grueling rounds the shaggy Dane never look a backward step. There was no right side to Nelson face when Eddie Smith intervened in Ihe -10th. Such renmnicd performers as Gans and Jimmy Britt collapsed l'rn:n yheer exhaustion trying to bater NeK-wi mio submission. N<-l.--on was relentless. He stormed info battle, brimming with an ag- nrestive lust. Briu. who fought him four times. s;iid thai the Battler's eyes were uncannily expressionless. No matter how fast- the blows rained, Iris eyes were wide open and .staring. "It [rot on a guy's nerves," admitted Britt. "You began to wonder if lie was human." Tho mse of Battling Nelson showR the fisihters of today that they nev« er had it . y o good. Paw tucket, R. I., Is known as i the "hu-thnlnce of America's cot- no matter what happened. ' ocl lhc lirst successful cotton man- In the dressing roo matter the ufarturimr plant here in 1790. Tread thin? Tnle in! Trend thin? Trade M Tread thin? Trade in! 6.00-16 DEFIANCE $60 XX? 6.70-15 DEFIANCE LIST P8ICI $ 16 1 55 PLUS TAX SALE PRICE • BIG SAVINGS ON OTHER SIZES, TOO • TIRES MOUNTED FREE • CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLk All sale prices plus fax and your old tire suitable for recapping . F. Goodrich SI the fire that conies on new cars 95 6.00-16 EACH LIST PRICI 6.70.15 EACH plus HURRY! 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