The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 15, 1953 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 15, 1953
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 1053 BLYTHEVII.LR (AKK.) COURIFR NEWS PACE SEVEN Hogan to Get Ticker-Tape Welcome By WIU- GlilMSLKY NEW YORK (AP) — A ticker-tape welcome with all the trimmings is planned for golf champion Ben Hogan, who arrives from Europe July 21 ... The U. S. Golf Association has 'been trying desperately to locate him in Pans to get his okay for a big shindig ... New York golf writers are amxous to host a luncheon in Hogan's honor. . Several mid-town bistros are offering' fi'ee accommodations for such a parly. . . The Texan looks like a sure bet for athlete-of-the- year honors. Worthington Was Washout- Al Worthington, the New York Giants' rookie ace who has pitched two consecutive shutouts, says he was a washout as a baseball player at Phillips Hisn in Birmingham and just fair at college, the University of Alabama. . , actually in his three years of professional Pete Bocan and^Fother survivors! baseball, two at Nashville and part faced two 18-hole rounds on the j of one at Minneapolis, he had a rumbled and unsympathetic west total of only four shutouts. Public Links Golfers Face Rocky Road SEATTLE Wl — I* 6 divot-pitted trail that leads to the National Public Links golf throne grew longer and rockier today as champion Seattle course. Along with Bogan, the serious. pitient defender from Montebello. of Los Angeles against P: kiewicz, "P rank Shellenback (Gianls' coach) did it." says Al. "He .... taught me how to follow through Calif., three former champs still ari(1 snap rny curve ball." were In the running. Galleries were | looking forward eagerly to the j Wilhelm Has Cutest Knuckler morning match sending one of j \y es Westrum, who has caught them, Dave Stanley 1951 winner i iy rb y Higbe. Fitzsimmons and oth- ' -' Prank Rut-, er knuckleballers. says the Gianis' " trickiest S'iuri> wui h. ui i,wu u|_>j.".'>n,i'i-i. ^-^-' \ - dcr blasted Meredith Nickel of In- j That makes us BENT ON VICTORY—Russia's Nina Oumbadse displays rhythm and strength throwing the discus more than 50 meters in international competition m Stockholm. (NEA) Bonus Baby Looks Like New Whiz Kid By HARRY GRAYSOti NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK (NEA) — Ted Kazanski's early foot at shortstop for the Phillies was an impressive tribute to the intuition of the ivory hunters who prowl the backwoods, canebrakes and rural areas in search for talent on the hoof. Seocas, Larsen Vie in Tennis Match. CHICAGO (A?) — Top seeded Vic Sexias, the 1953 Wimbledon champion, and his principal rival, Arl Uii-sen, lace their first serious competition today in the National Clay Court Tennis Championships. Good News for Golfers NEW YORK WV-Good news for golfers Here's how old golf balls word is he hasn't a chance. . . the job very likely too go again to Vic Seixas. the Wimbledon champion who is the new fair- haired boy of American tennis. Felice TorzE. the halt-pint goller - from St. Charles, 111., who was can be renewed with a"s1mple appli- ! runnerup to Walter Burkemo for cation of push-button paint. j the PGA championship at Birming- The American Chemical Society i ham. Mich., a week ago, says lei- announced recently that a new aero-| low pros advised him to lay oil sol paint product will make olri solf j tournament golf because he was halls look like they lust came from) "too small and too friendly. . . . the pro shop. | Georgians, gulplna hard, are Will- First the old ball is washed in j ing lo concede Hogan a place ot soap 'and water and allowed to dry ; immortality in golf beside their thoroughly. Then the ball is placed: great Bob .Jones but not a niche in a special wire holder that's sup- i an inch above the Atlanta grand a°"hard"" ernooth*" finish in a fciv i tinned" to play he might have won minutes' I as ma 'W more • • H °s an was P ast A twelve ounce can of naint will ; 30 when he won his first big one, recondition about 75 golf balls. today is pressing 41. Gavilan, Fuentes Scrap Is Tonight First Milwaukee Bout To Be Televised Over National Hook-Up MILWAUKEE HP)—Kid Gaviian the bolo-punching world welterweight champion, hasn't been too impressive in his last two bouts, a fact which bodes no good for Ramon Puentcs tonight. Gaviian. the Cuban Hawk who can be very gocd when he wants U) be, is expected to go all out when he takes on Feuentes, of las Angeles, the eighth-ranking 147- pounder at the Milwaukee Arena. The match is the first Wisconsin boxing show to be televised nationally and will wind up a 40-round fight card. The telecast is scheduled for 9 p.m., EST. Gaviian, who won his crown from Johnny Bratton in 1951, lost to Danny (Bang Bang! Womber in May an dsince then has beaten Italo Sco'rtichini in a dull scrap. A fast man with his hands and a past master as a boxer, Gaviian has been knocked down only once. That was by Ike Williams several years ago, and the Kid got up to win the fight. The Cuban has 93 victories, 13 losses and 4 draws. Until he was surprised by Womber. he had not been beaten in almost three years. Fuentes. holder of Die California welterweight championship, has been beaten only once in 22 bouts. He likes to mix. takes a punch well and can hit soundly with either hand. The S100.000 bonus baby is the game's newest boy at the dike. Despite the absense of Curt Simmons from their slim mound corps, the grown-up Whiz Kids copped 17 of 30 games in June for a .567 pace going into July best in the National League, and not the least reason for their resurgence was the strapping 10-year-old out Of Detroit. Steve O'Neil is higher than Mt. Everest on the six-foot, 180-pound recruit. "The kid's absolutely great, beams the Phils' manager. "We're stronger now than at any other time this season, and Ted's made the difference. Talk about improvement! In spring training I told someone the kid was still a couple o! years away yet, but when Connie Ryan stopped fielding, leaving a hole in the Infield we simply decided to rush things.' Kaaznski has been in baseball only two years. He hit .220 for Terre Haute of the Class B Three- Eye League his first season, .260 with Schenectady of the Class A Eastern last trip, was batting .295 when jerked up from Baltimore. O'Neil says young Kazanski handles himself like a professional who has been in the big leagues for several years. To make room. Granny Hamner switched to the other side of second base—giving you a Grade A example of a greenpea forcing one of the league's slickest shortstops to move. "Hamner is not new to second base," quickly explains O'Neil. "He's played there before, fell easily into the job and has been a tremendous help coaching the lad." "Thai's right." confirms Kazanski, who is a freshman journalism student at the University of Detroit during the off-season. "Granny was out there the very first day showing me how to play the various hitters and other little tricks that help so much." How does it feel to jump from the sandlols to the majors in just j two years? | "I was a bit scared," admits Ted, with a grin. "But I'm learn ing that baseball is baseball where- ever you play. The ball hops the same way, you throw to the same places, the fans holler the same way and the rules haven't changed. I'll get used to it." Kazanski has the self-assurance of a motorcycle cop. O'Neil says j that right now there isn't a bet- j tor fielding shortstop in the game iTed is strong-armed, plays very ! deep, crouches low, brenks like a bombshell in either direction. 10th inning at Ebbets Field the W HEN you look at a light-duty truck price, you've got to know what you get for your money. In o GMC, you get Dual-Range Truck Hydra-Matic.* 3 speeds for stepping smartly through traffic- 4 for economical open highway travel. Clutch repairs or replacements are never necessary. Engine and drive line can't be strajned. Getaways are quicker at every stop. ' In a GMC, you get 105 horsepower and 8.0 to 1 compression. Up to 19% more power than comparable sixes offer. Crisper response. Mileage noticeably better.. And you get all this on non- premium fuel. In a GMC, you get: new, self-energizing brakes —Synchro-Mesh transmission—recirculating ball- bearing steering—a 45-amp. generator— double- acting shock absorbers —a big, "Six-Footer" cab. Remember, a GMC price-tag gets you all these things. That's what makes a GMC the biggest bargain you've ever driven! Come in and see for yourself! *Standard equipment on Package Delivery model; optional at moderate extra cost oit all others. ^ m A General Motors Valuf HORNER-V/SISON MOTOR CO. 309 East Main Street - Telephone 2056 ' _ . You'll do better on a used truck with your GMC dealer - I . . I 1 -. ® YOUNG OLD PRO—Ted Ka- janski handles himself like a hortslop who has been in the •\.jovs for several years. tNEAl ast night of June. There had been some question about whether or not he'd hit. but Kazanski's bat answered the skep- ics. He hit safely in his first six rames, drove in eight runs, beat he Dodgers with a single One of three children—he has wo small sisters—Ted was some- hing of an Ail-American boy at ;t. Ladislaus High School in De- roit. He was center In basketball, passed and did most of the Ecxins. Ihe Philadelphia expert, encounters V'ri'cl Hngist, Berkeley, Calif., seeded No. 10. In his fourth round match, Larsen. of San Lean(Iro, Calif., takes on Robin Willner ot Los Angeles, surprise victor yesterday over ninth-seeded Bob Perry of Westwoori, Calif. The men's singles field has been running as a half back in football. Not a few college football coaches we're making goo-goo eyes at him when owner Bob Carpenter of the Phils flew out and signed him in Ihe family kitchen at midnight. Ted's reason for his preierence Is characteristic: Kootball takes 11 good men. In baseball you're on your own. Your team may be lousy, but you can look good." Ted Kazanski is never in a hurry never gets excited. "That's the only way to play this game." he says, philosophically. "It's a long season and there are a lot of baseballs to.hit, catch and throw." "You can't get steamed up about any particular one." reduced lo 16 after (he Ihree open-1 ley, Calif.; Hamilton Richardson, ing rounds. The tourney's principal attrac- lion is 18-year-old Maureen Connolly of San Diego, Calif, who claims three crowns— the United States. Wimbledon and Australian. Maureen arrived by airplane yesterday and, despile obvious weariness and an erratic game, beat Doris Popple of Des Moines, la., li-3, 7-5. Her opponent today was Marie Vidas of Hinsdale, 111. Miss Connoly's traveling part- Baton Rouge La., holder, ot the intercollegiate title, and Dan Sullivan of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Noel Brown of West Los Angeles and Bob CzerWonky, Des Plaines, 111. ner, Julia Ann Sampson of San , Marino, Calif., seeded No. 4, plays Merceina Parker of St. Louis. Miss Sampson managed to outlast Tobia Greenbel'K of Chicago 1-6, 6-2, 8-7 in yesterday's first round. The No. 2 contender In the feminine contingent is Anita kanter of San Francisco, who beat Ethel Norton ot San Anlonlo, Tex., 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. She takes on Catherine Malcolm of Winnetka. 111., today. Other major competition in the men's division brings together Tony Trabert of Cincinnati, seeded third, and Clifton Mayne of Berke- INSECT DAMAGE TO CROPS? 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/J5 liquids. Also dust. If you have insect or poison problems, feel free to call on us at any time. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 \V. Main Phones 6856 — 6957 — 6858 Headquarters for Toxaphene, DDT and Other Poisons. Cuban Jockey Is Good OCEANFRONT, N.J. «P)—One of the best riders ever to come out of Cuba is Fernando Fernandez, a favorite with fans here at Monmouth Park Fernandez has ridden more, than 2,500 winners in his career and last season scored with Joey Boy in the Omnibus Handicap at Monmouth. Television SERVICE ANY MAKE PA Systems for Sale or Rent PHILCO FACTORY SERVICE lioylock's N. HifhwiT «1 Ph. 3171 When you pay for premium gas... how much of a "premium do you get? The man who pays a little extra for a gallon of gasoline has a right lo take it for granted that he pels something extra in return. And he docs, of course. Bui he lakes loo much for granted if lie ihinks he gels the same amount of extra worth in any brand he buys! For it's a simple Irtilh thai Ihe overall crualily of "premium" molor fuels varies guile widely from one brand lo another! This may surprise you, but it is proved. And it leaves you with the interesting fact that the man who always visils our Esso Dealers, and runs his car all year 'round on Csso Hxlra will have gasoline that meets the highest all-round, year- round standard of quality on (he market, regardless of the competitive claims you may hear! Here is how we can know this to be true... First,we lisl Ihe seven performance qualities which automolive engineers agree are boih important and measurable in, a modern gasoline. These qualities are: ]. Sheer Power; 2. High Anti-Knock; 3. Long Mileage; 4. Clean Kn^ine jOpcrationj 5. Quick Starting; 6. Fast Warm-lip; 7, Hot Weather Anti- Vapor-Lock. With these as the yardstick, our laboratories scientifically check Esso Extra against all premium gasolines sold in competition with it. This is routine, because as leaders we have to know just where we stand, But what we are happy to tell you now is that time after lime Esso Extra mcels'lhe highest standard of overall year-round performance quality! Perhaps this difference explains why Esso F.xtra is the largest-selling premium gasoline in the area served by Esso Dealers. Anyway, it's .why we invile you lo run your car on Esso Extra. And...even though vmi may not feel all the difference that is there... your engine will know that the difference is there. Esso Extra meets today's highest standard of year-round gasoline performance! ESSO STANDARD OIL COMPANY F.SSO ROA11 MAPS make Iravel easier and more interesting. If you're pbnning a trip, be sure lo ask your P.sso Dealer lo have il map-routed by Fsso 'louring Service. While you're at your fvsio Dealer's have him p,ivc your car a complete lubrication arm careful check-up for many miles of "Happy Motoring." €sso Copr, 1933. KSSO INC. LEONARD'S ESSO SERVICE Main & Division Open Day & Night Ph. 9961 JOHNSON'S ESSO STATION Ark-Mo. State Line Phone 9929

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