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fATORDAY, MAY 81, 1982 rn.YTHKVn.LK (AKK.) COUHTER NEW! Bums, Chisox Head Out With New Blood in Bats Gil Hodges, Minnie Minoso Come to Life, Spur Flag Hopes By ORLO ROBERTSON' Associated PreM Spofts Writer k The storm flags were flying today as the Brooklyn odgers headed west and the Chicago.' White Sox moved east with two of their 1951 hitting stars once again wieldinir big bats. New York .. Brooklyn ... Chicago Cincinnati . Philadelphia St. Louis ... Boston Pittsburgh . NATIONAL LEAGUK W L Pet. GB 27 10 .730 ... 26 10 .722 11, 23 IB .590 5 19 20 .487 9 11 10 .472 9':, 18 22 .450 10>,2 13 22 ,371 13 . 9 33 .214 20'A Cleveland Boston Washington « .cago *' York St. Louis Philadelphia Detroit AMERICAN LEAGUK W L Pet. OB . 25 17 .5Sn . ..22 16 .579 1 ..21 17 .. -21 19 .. 18 17 ..20 24 ..15 19 ..12 25 .553 2 .565 -3 .514 3J4 .455 6 .441 6 .324 10'/ 2 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. Mobile 30 19 .012 New Orleans 29 21 .580 Atlanta 26 20 .505 Chattanooga -25 23 .521 Birmingham 24 23 .511 Nashville 22 23 .489 Little Rock. 18 25 . Memphis 13 33 . YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League Philadelphia 3-2 New York 0-4 Brooklyn 5-11 Boston 4-2 Chicago 7-H Cincinr/ti 6-0 St. Louis 3-3 Pittsburgh 2-4 True, two games do not make a season but Gil Hodges, Dodgers' first baseman, and Minnie Minoso, the White Sox great 1951 freshman outfielder, pounded Ihe ball yesterday in a manner that brought joy to their followers. Hodges, who not so long ago was considered one of the lending candidates to break Babe Ruth's home run record, broke out of his dismal .198 batting slump to drive home eight runs as the Dodgers whipped the Boston Braves 5-4 and 11-2. He won the first with a three-run homer in the eighth and nailed down the second with another thre run blast in Ihe fifth. At the end of the Memorial Day doubleheader, Gil was sporting a more respectable .227 average and the Brooks trniled the National League lending New York Giants by only a half-game. Minoso, idle since May 18 with torn ligaments in his right foot, played an important role in tightening the American League pennant scrap. He had only a .237 average going into the twin bill but when the day's work was done it was three points higher as the result of three home runs that led the Chicagoans to a double victory over the pace setting Cleveland Indians, 7-2 nnd 3-1. Minnie hit a three-run homer in the seventh of the openor to break a 2-2 deadlock. and belted round trippers In the fifth and seventh ! innings of the nightcap to provide T oe Dobson with the margin of •Ictory. While Gil and Minnie were thoroughly enjoying themselves here's what happened elsewhere: The Giants lost ground by dividing a American League Chicago 7-3 Cleveland 2-1 Philadelphia 2-4 New York (first game 14 Innings) Washington 5-3 Boston 2-5 St. Louis 3-5 Detroit 2-8 (second ^ game , 12 Innings) Southern Association Mobile':6-l Little Rock 4-5 New.Orleans 2-2 Memphis o-» Atlanta 13 Chattanooga 1 Nashville 13 Birmingham 1 TODAY'S GAMES National League Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. Cincinnati at Chicago Only games scheduled. American Leaf <j« Cleveland at New York Chicago at Boston Bt. Louis at Philadelphia ntte Detroit at Washington nite Association Atlanta at .Birmingham Nashville at Chattanooga Mobile- at New Orleans (only games scheduled) 61Implement Wins in One Big Inking 81 Implements Bay Window League entry got away to a fat 10' run first inning yesterday and coasted in to a 10^5 win over Jimmy Fisher's lenm. ) Five hits, one walk and three errors were the contributing factor.' in' the Plowboys' big Initial frame That constituted their ''entire run output for the afternoon, -i Meharg's double nnd tow's homer were the big the Fishermen. Hays doubled and singled,, and Deal homered in the Plowboys' 10 run scoring spree, Felker went all the way for thi Fishermen and gave up but two hit. In the final four frames. Stalling allowed eight hits In winning for the Plowboys. Mangrum in Lead in Western Open ST. LOUIS W) — Crafty Lloj-i Mangrum had the lead to hlmsel In the 49th Western Open Gol Tournament today with a 2 unde par 138 as the field of 63 players trimmed at Ihe 36 hole mark, swun! Into the third round. The touring pros gained a llttl< on Westwood Country club's stub born p»r 70 yestctday, but the; couldn't do much above overhaul ing Nfangrum. hot on- the trail o the $2.400 first prize after finish ^______—-_ \ FIN A FOAM • • . the Ntwlj- rebped Sibble Bath for Fire F»hrlrs. Rags and Upholster; <•*• » •P«ed? team cle&nhit )•*. ARKANSAS PAINT * GLASS CO. Ml B. Main Phem tZTZ doubleheader Philadelphia. dropping the opener 3-0 and winning the second 4-2. The Chicago Cubs whipped the Cincinnati Reds 7- and 11-0 and Joe Garagiola pounded out a three - run ninth nning homer to give the lowly Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-J win over St. Louis after the Cards had. won Ihe first encounter 3-2. And in the American League the Boston Red Sox moved within a ?ame of the Indians by capturing he nightcap, 5-3, after Eddie Yost's Lhree-run ninth inning homer game the Washington Senators a 5-2 win in the first half of the twin-bill. The split left the Senators two games off the pace and the White the Yankees found Sox three. Meantime, Lr Second Round Play Begins in Commercial Second Round play in the Commercial Softball League will begin Monday afternoon when Courier News Dirty Sox are scheduled 16 play Duro Chrome's Leather Pullers at Maloney Park. Due to the failure of Meadowbrook Dairymen to field a (earn, the remaining four rounds have been rescheduled and schedules are available at Blytheville 'Y.' j. p. Garrott. director, said today. The Dairymen w°ri> eliminated irom the entire schedule. First Round piny ended this week A'ith Ark-Mo and Bell Tele- phone's Kilowatt tcnm In a first place tie with the Dirty Sox. Each tenm has won three games while losing one. The Kilowalters lone defeat came at the hands of the Dirty Sox who were downed by Duro Chrome In the season's opening game. The standings at the end of Die first round: Kilowatlcrs . ., Dirty Sox Leather 1'uiler* , Money Changers Planttrs Semi-Pro Tourney Is Slated for Osceola June 25 WICHITA, K»n. W)—The m- tlonal BaMbxIl Centres* todij announced that the Oifcola (Ark.) district tournament to Qualify teams for the IMh annual National Tournament sUrtlnr Aut. IS In Wlchlla would start June 2S. The district champion will ad- t»nce to the 16th annual Arkans»s Slate Tournament at Boone- Tille, starting July 27. ' "'I". Sprim-.. S(utt«art and Montlcello already have been K- lectfd as district Mn. Pet. .500 .250 .250 Sports Roundup— Digger O'Tel Feels Pulse Of Once-Stout Association Al Papai Is First t6 Win Eight in Texas taking his second whirl at It. finally mastered the jinx that has kept Texas League pitchers from notching the eighth win. It took no little bit of charm and a lot of hard work for Papai to go to the head of the loop's list—Houston eked out Shreveport 3-2 In a game going 14 innings. Papai was the first hurler to score seven victories, but since his win two weeks ago, four others caught him. Papal missed his first try at winning eight, as later did Dave Hoskins of Dallas and Hank Wyse of Beaumont. Tuls'a, tired of being shutout after three straight, broks * scoreless string of 29 innings the first time at bat against Dallas in « twin bill and went on to cop both games 3-2 and 6-1. Hogon vs. US In Golf Today DALLAS Hagan shoots against America ind Canada today. , t , ' _•"- ;7i7" "' The National Open champion will troublesome foes in little Bobby p i, y 18 holej a t North wood Club Schanll and Bob Hooper as the) course here and all over the t»-n «-"•"-"•"" ""-" -••-- countries golfers will £s shwttag Philadelphia Athletics took two from the wodl ahc ripnsl n2l, -om from the world champions, 2-1 in 14 Innings and 4-2. The champs trail by 3'/ 2 games. The Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Browns broke even in the other doubleheader. The Bengals won the second in 12 Innings, 8-5 with two bases-loaded singles after the Brownies had captured the opener, 3-2 on a double by Joe Demaestri. The Dodgers really needed Hodges' eighth inning first game homer ns they went into that frame trailing - 3-1 because of two homers by Sid Gordon. The second game, however, was a rout with Carl Erskine allowing only one hit — Paul Burris' first major league homer—in seven Innings of relief pitching. Russ Meyer finally shook off his hard luck in holding the Giants to Iwo-hits in the Phils 3-0 shutout. But it was the Oinnts that received the pitching In the second game. Larry Jansen allowed only five hits in racking up his 100th major league victory. Robin Roberts, working with only two days rest, was the loser. Homers played nn importnnt role __i the Red Sox-Senators' firsT game. Frank (Specs) Shea held the Bosox hitless until Clyde Vollmer walloped a two-run homer in the .sixth and Jackie Jensen gave the Senators their first run in the eighth. After the senators had [led it up In the ninth, Yost delivered his game-winning homer. Schantz racked up . his .eighth game against one setback In shackling the Yanks with nine hits in the extra-inning first game. One of the blows was third homer. Mickey Mantle's ing as the No. 1 money winner In 1951. The Chlcagoan took over undisputed leadership despite the fact a chance to duplicate his first round 68 faded on the final two "to beat Ben Hogan." Each golfer piayinj today nd some 300,000 are due to be ta the field—will pay JI.OO and the proceeds will go to the USO and the National Golf Fund. Hogan anticipates that he will be beaten plenty, polntins out that the golfers will be using a handicap system and playing on their home courses, whereas he will be shooting at par 70 over one of the toughest courses In the country. IN THE CHANCERY COURT CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS Lift Insurance Company of Georgia, a Corporation, and Max B. Reid, Trustee, Ptfj. vs. - No. 12,053 Ellis C. Burnett; Judy Burnett; Frank Whitworth. Trustee for Ellis C. Burnett. Bankrupt; Buford Martin; H. T. Taylor, Trustee for A. R. McCune; and General Contract Corporation, a Corporation. Dfts. WARNING ORDER The defendants, Ellis c. Burnett; Judy Burnett; Prank Whitworth. Trustee for Ellis C. Burnett. Bankrupt; Buford Martin; H. T. Taylor. Trustee for A. R. McCune; and General Contract Corporation, t Corporation, lire hereby warned to appear In this court within 30 days and answer the complaint of the plaintiffs, Life Insurance Company of Georgia, a Corporation, «nd Max B. Rein, Trustee, and upon their failure so to do said complaint will be Taken as confessed. Witness my hand a« Clerk of s«Id court and the seal thereof this 8th day of May, 1952. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykcs, D. C. Reid & Roy, attys. for Pltfs. John W. Caudlil, atty. ad litem. 510-17-24-31 By GAYI.K TAI.BOT INDIANAPOLIS (fi — Think big league baseball clubs nnd college football teams arc suffering at the gate because of television competition? Look what's happening to the American Association, one of the strongest triple-A baseball leagues. Three nights ago, when Kid Gavilan, the welterweight champion, on Ihe regular weekly coast-to-coast boxing show, a total of 1,182 fans paid to witness three Association games. That's scarcely enough income to pay the groundkeepers The fight, if that If the proper term, was held here in the illusory hope It might attract some of the thousands of visitors who were in town for the Memorial Day 500- mile race. H didn't do that, but it kept so many fans glued to their television feLs that only 5 braved the night air to watch the Indianapolis club play Toledo. Among those at the fight was the general manager of the Indians. A few years ago, they say, the Association was thinking seriously of not playing on Saturday nirhts because of poor attendance. Now it Is the Wednesday night boxing show which Is bringing howls of anguish from the big league clubs which must, eventually, foot the deficits of their farm teams in the Association. The Kansas City Bluej already have given up bucking the free fight show and are playing their Wednesday games in the afternoon, but It appears to have helped very- little. The sports dollar, from ail accounts, has become scarce faster In the MIDDLE West than in some other parts of the country, with the result that the average fan hereabouts does not go looking for a place to spend his money In the afternoon when he knows he can get In on Ihe cuff In the evening. Even with the Blues playing mat- Iness. the average altendance for the Association on Wednesdays has been running only slightly over 700 per game. The auto racing bug appears to take great pride in paying through the teeth. It might not be generally known that thousands of seat holders paid $30 a copy to watch the cars go roaring round and round the speedway saucer yesterday. Though speedway officials never give oul figures, It la estimated that the 80,000-odd seats In the huge plant fetch an average of 110 apiece. At a wild guess, that many more fans who clutter up the Infield shell out 43 each. It all adds up to extremely Impressive money and causes one to cease to worry that the speedway Is In operation 'only one day of the year. Two Women Wrestlers On Mat Card ^^^^S'Z a four-man lag match has been bookert for the American Leeion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium Monday night. In the first feature hout two wo men grapplers. Dot Dodson ami Ina May square off in a one hour time limit, best two of lhri.i> fnii. ffalr. ce lans In the second feature Lee fields and Roy Welch are scheduled lo tram against Walter Sirois and Hc-nry Harrell In a 80 minute time Itaut, best two of three falls tag This will be the first appearance here In several months for Sirois a lough French-Canadian from Hie northlands. • The two women wrestlers on Monday night's card are both' rated lops In their weight division and both are veterans of several years . Because of the double main event program there will be no preliminary bouts. When people die of Asiatic cholera, their bodies may remain warm « long time, and the temperature may even rise after death. "Your Exclusive IJON Dealer in Blytheville" WILSON AUTO SERVICE Ash A 2nd Phone 2SI1 PAGE TIVE BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, June 2 8 p.m. Adults 50c—Children 15e WOMEN WRESTLERS Miss Dot Dodson vs. Miss Ida May One Hour Time Limit Best 2 Oul Of 3 Falls 4-MAN TAG MATCH 90 Min. Tim* Limit, Best 2 Out of 3 Falls Lee Fieldt & Roy Welch Vi. Walter Sirois & Henry Harrell Bombers to Play Here Tomorrow The Biytheviie Bombers, unde- featea Negro baseball team, will take on the Memphis Sluggers at Wnlker Park here tomorrow. The game is slated to get underway at 2 p.m. and there will be a special section for white fans. On Tuesday, the Bombers will Jim ntunmann of ci travel to Dyersburg where they 23. finished second In will play a single game at Burn- " ham Field. Luck Played Big Role in Youngster Winning Famed 500-Mile Speedway By DALE BURGESS INDIANAPOLIS I*—Troy Rutl- man, at 22 the youngest driver In - - ---- =• — -...».. ... .utinu on m rianns oi uienua ""' n WOn * 500-mile Calif., was third and Duane Car Indianapolis speedway auto race yesterday as hard luck knocked Ihe prize out of Bill Vukovlch's grasp. Vukovieh apparently had the race won in the 192nd lap when his steering shaft broke nnd his car blushed Ihe northwest outer wall. That left Ruttman far ahead of his nearest opponent and he won easily In the record time of three hours. 43 minutes and 41.88 seconds for nn average of 128.922 miles per hour. RuttniBii, of Lymvood, Calif., led n single lap, the 12th. nnd then the lead shifted between him nnd Vu- kovieh only when they made two pit stops apiece for tires nnd fuel. Vukovieh went ahend Ihe Inst time on the 148th lap. Ruttmnn was gaining nbout (\vo seconds a lap on Vukovieh but Hint wouldn't have been enough. Then the lender crnshed. Vukovieh. "The Mad Rus- slnn" lo midget racing fans, cried unashamedly nnd gronneri, "wal a dirty, lousy, rib-good break." Ruttmnn and his cnr owner, J. c. Agnjnnlnn of San Pedro, Calif., will pick up a check for about 565.000 lonlght nt the nnmml speedway victory dinner. The purse will depend upon the undisclosed attendance, which looked like the biggest ever—maybe 200,000. Vukovieh and car owner Hownrd Keck of Los Angeles may get »18,000, nmi $15,000 of that will represent Vukovich's earnings for lending ISO of the 200 laps. Vukovieh. of Fresno, Calif,, Joins Ralph DcP.ilma nnrt Louis Meyer as the champion hard losers of the 500-mile clnsslc. DePalma led In 1912 with less thnn two Inps to. go. His Intercedes engine failed and Joe Dawson crossed the finish line while Dc- Palinn and his riding mechanic were pushing their cnr. Meyer was leading the 1939 race, trying for the fourth victory that Wynn's Special and would have been a new record of 126.723 miles an hour If Rutlman*- hadn't been In front . Veteran Sam Hanks of Glend ., of Culver City, Calif., took fourth money. Major League Leaders £ ChicksAwak'en, Take Second Tilt from Pels By The Associated Pres» Batting— Sauer, Chicago, .338; Robinson, Brooklyn, .336; Adcock, Cincinnati, .333. ..Huns— Lockman. New York, 32; Williams, New York, 28; Robinson. Brooklyn and Adams, Cincinnati, ..Runs baited In— Sauer, Chicago, 45; Thomson, New York, 35; Snider, Brooklyn, 28. .Hits— Saner, Chicago, 52; Adams Cincinnati 49; Ennls, Philadelphia ..Doubles— Williams, New York New York and Muslal, St. Louis. 12 each; Miksis, Chicago and Merson. Pittsburgh, 11. ..Triples— Thomson, New York, 5; Adcock, Cincinnall and Ennis Philadelphia, 4. . Homrruns— Sauer, Chicago, 10; Paiko, Brooklyn, 9; 'Mathews, Boston and Adcook, Cincinnati 7. . Stolen base--.— Reese nnd Robinson, Brooklyn. 6; Jethroe, Boston and Fondy, Chicago 5. '. .I'llchinir— Maglle, New York, n-0- Roe, Brooklyn, 4-0. Loes, Brooklyn 5-1. AMERICAN' LEAGUE . Batting— niMagirlo, Boston, .339; Rose, Cleveland, .338; Robinson, Chicago .327. Runs—Avala, Cleveland, 28 Simpson and Rosen, Cleveland, 2G. Runs batted In — Rosen, Cleveland, 30; Dropo, Boston, 26; Doby. Cleveland, 24. Hits — Simpson, Cleveland, 54; Pox, Chicago, 52; Robinson, Chicago, 51. Doubles—Prlddy, Detroit. 13; Marion, 81. Louis, 10. Triples—Simpson. Cleveland and . ., v Delslng, St. Louis, 4. no one ever has won, when he lost Home runs—Rosen, Cleveland 10' n tire In the 197th lap. Wilbur Shaw Wertz, Detroit, 8; Easter, Cleveland, passed him for the big prize. 7. . Ji "! . R . att »« i 'n n of Chicago, only stolen bases— Rlizuto. New York a Grancor 9; Avila. Cleveland, 6; Thorneberry, his speed Boston 5. Pitching—Shea, Washington, «-0; By The A»oclaie4 Prttm Occasionally the Memphis Chicks shake off the torpor brought about by living too long In the Southern Association cellar. For the second lime in less than a week, Luke Appling's sad, shaky Tribesmen lurned on their tormentors with a vengeance. After sleep- Ing peacefully through 14 Innings of a twin bill at New Orleans last night, they cuffed Clarence Richardson and Preston Elkins for nine runs to cop the second game 9-3 after being blanked 20 In the first. In other activity last night, Nashville trounced Birmingham 12-1; Atlanta humbled Chattanooga 13-1 and Mobile split a pair with Little Rock. The Bears took the first 6-4, !•"•' 'he Travs scored 5-1 In the finale. Milo Johnson. Little Rock's cool veteran, chilled Mobile on five hlU in the nightcap, snapping a S-game losing streak for the Rocks and, denying the league leaders a chance to widen (heir edge over runnerup New Orleans. In posting his fifth Iriumph against four losses, Johnson shut out the Bruins after yielding r run In the first Inning. Don zimmer clouted a pair of home runs and Norm Larker slapped one to help Eefty Leon Orlffeth lo his fourth success In the opener. Big Day in Sports; Race Fans Bet High NEW YORK m - Nearly 800,- , 000 fans turned oul for eight major league baseball rloubleheaders and racing at 13 tracks yesterday with 357.528 of them establishing a new Memorial Day betting record. The racing fans wagered I1B.OM.- 849. far above the previous Memorial Day high of *15,E34,087 set In 1946, The attendance, however, filled to match the IMS record. Shantz, Philadelphia, «-l; Henry, Boslon, 5-1. ELECTION PROCLAMATION Pursuant to the authority vested In me by the laws of Arkmnsas, and pursuant to Or«- nances passed by the Oily Council of Blytheville, Arkansas, adopted May 23, 1952, notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, in each .lee. tion precinct on Tuesday, June 10, 1952. All voting precincts will b. open at the hour of 8:00 o'clock A.M. and shall close at the hour of 6:30 o'clock P.M. Ordinance No. 526 adopted by th« City Council of Blytheville, Arkansas, on June 10, 1952, relating to the acquisition of th« Municipal Waterworks and the issuance of Revenue Bonds In connection therewith is being submitted lo the qualified voters of Blytheville for their approval or rejection. The title of Ordinance No. 526 reads as follows: "AN ORDINANCE authorizing and providing for the Issuanc. of Waterworks Revenut Bonds of the City of Blythevill., Arkansas, for the purpose of defraying th« cost of acquiring a waterworks system for said City, setting forth the terms and conditions upon which said bonds and additional bonds ranking on a parity therewith are to b« and may be .issued and outstanding, and providing for the collection and segregation and distribution of the revenues of such municipal waterworks system for the purpose of pay- Ing said bonds and the expenses of operation and maintenance of the system." , By Order of rhe Counry Election Commissioners, tht following voting placet hava been established for this Special Election! First Ward Second Ward Third Ward Fourth Ward City Hall Goff Hotel Bldg. Fire Station McCann's Store Given under my hand as Sheriff of Mississippi County, Arkansat, this May 30th, 1952. Willi

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