The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1955 · Page 11
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MOOT) AT, MARCH (AMI.) OOVBIBB HBWS PAGE HLEYBM US Wins Swimming And Diving Division Of Pan-Am Games Bf BOB MYERS MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Pan-American Games swung into the home stretch today with the United States in front in the swimming and diving program. On the swimming scene, slender Jimmy McClane of the United States handed Oscar Kramer of Argentina, the favorite, a decisive whipping in the 1,500-meter free-style. The time wan a creditable 20:04 Middlecoff Captures St. Petersburg Open BK BEN FUNK • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jay Hebert, the handsome Louisiana pro who says "it takes guts and a good grip" to be a winning golfer, learned from veteran Gary Middlecoff in the St. Petersburg Open yesterday that it also takes something else — tournament nerves and experience. for this high altitude, and the outcome was mostly a matter of 25- year-old Jimmy, two-time Olympic swimmer , outsmarting Kramer and coming through with a winning kick in the final 100 meters. In tennis, Art Larsen of the United States scored his first major victory in nine years of play in Mexico when he outmaneuvered 5-fooK Enrique Morea of the Argentine for the Pan-Am singles championship 5-7, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4. Morea boasts a big garni but he was a frustrated young man against the nimhle North American. On the basis of unofficial returns yesterday, the United States increased its over-all games total to 762 1 /. points. Argentina, with its 317, and Mexico. 221%, were the next in line. The United States scored 201'/ 2 points yesterday, largest single day total of the games, 2 More Gold Metals In swimming and diving. Uncle Sam added two more gold medals One went to ex-Yale star McLane, the other to a water sprite of 14, Wanda Lee Werner, of Bethesda, Md. Wanda dusted off the opposition In the 200-meter freestyle in 2:32.5. Her immediate runners-up were Lilian aonzalez of Argentina and Gllda Arnnda of Mexico, with Susan Douglas Gray, of Washington, D.C., fourth. Joaquin Capllla of. Mexico won the three-meter diving championship. Hector Dominguez Nimo of Argentina bettered his own Pan-Am record in the 200-meter breaststroke with a winning time of 2:46.9. Four Top Heavy Battles on Tap For This Week ••'T/i« Champ Sfcows You How" Don't Panic in Rough; Hit Down on the Ball MtddlecoH calmly worked his way from a five-stroke deficit to a two-stroke victory over Hebert and $2.200 first prize. Middlecoff, the Memphis dentist who now plays out of Kiamesha Lake, N.Y., posted a 5- under-par 67 for a 72-hole total of 274. Hebert, who registers out of Woodmere, N.Y., took 74 for 276. Another veteran of the golf trail, Art Wall Jr., Pocono Manor Pa., made a great stretch drive, shooting the day's best round of 66 zoom up from llth place into third with 277. The 32-year-old Hebert, who had both the good grip and guts, held a three-stroke lead going Into the final round. ' • But yesterday Hebert was edgy and uncertain. Middlecoff was cool md methodical. The Louisiana golfer, who plans only a few of the winter tournaments, missed a two-foot putt on the first hole. He booted five more putts of less thar three feet. Catches up in 10th By the 10th Middlecoff had caught up with him. At the 15th hole, Middlecoff went ahead with a par 4 when Hebert missed a short putt for a bogey. Middlecoff dropped In a 30-foot putt on the 18th for the winning two-stroke margin. Finishing In a tie for fourth were Billy Maxwell, Odessa, Tex., and Ed Furgol, St. Louis, with 178s. They collected $910 each. Leo Biagetti, Sandusky, Ohio. and John Barnum, Grand Rapids, Mich., were next with 179s and checks for $690. Julius Boros, Mid Pines, N.C., Bo Wininger, Oklahoma City, and Mike Souchak rounded out the top 10 with 280 cards and $493 each. Dragonettes Win 4th Place In State Meet The Harrison High Dragonettes finished fourth in the Senior Girls State Tournament at Mariaana Saturday. In their first game of the tournament the Dragonettes whipped Forrest City 42-36. " , In the semi-finals the girls from Meniiee in Coiiway County edged the Dragonettes 39-36 to knock the Harrison girls out of the running 'for the state title. Defeat loomed once again for the Dragonettes in the consolation game Saturday night as they were defeated by Lake Village 47-36. Although they won only one game in the tourney, the Dragonettes brought home another trophy to add to their collection as they were awarded the fourth place trophy. Holly Grove won the championship from Menifee Saturday night Mojor League PrevHwt Cubs Count on Youngsters (One. of a Series) By JACK STEVENSON MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs count on a youth movement to push the club out, of the National League second division but Manager Stan Hack faces a tough assignment with a long way to go. "It Ls too early to make any commitments anywhere," Hack declares. , . v Another two weeks are needed before 'there will be talk of cutting the squad. Until then positions are wide open.' Expected to form the nucleus are slugging Hank Sauer in left field, Ransom Jackson at third, Dee Pondy at first and the combination of Shortstop Ernie Banks and second baseman Gen-: Baker. Sore arm trouble has hampered Baker and veteran Eddie Miksis has made a good bid for the job. Catchers Old Veteran catchers Walker Cooper and Clyde McCullough are back but Cooper is 40 and McCullough 37. Harry Chiti, a 225-pounder, gets his big chance to become the No. 1. receiver after a couple of years I of army duty. Joe Hannah, who also came out of the Army last year, and Jim Fanning, who caught 11 games for the Cubs late last season, have impressed this spring. In the pitching department, left Shreveport, Hy Cohen, 16-8 with DCS Molnes, and Bob Thorpt, 264 with Stockton. It would be » big jump for Thorpe, who was performing In the class C California League. 4-Man Battle Four men battle for the center field job—light hitting Bob Talbot, who worked there last year, and three rookies, Jim Bolger, Gale Wade and Solly Drake. All are speedy. Wade hit .273 for Indianapolis, Bolder was .311 for Tulsa and Drake .282 for Des Molnes. For the right field job the fight shapes up between veteran Frankie Baumholtz and rookies Ted Tappe, Jim King and Don Robertson. Tappe was .284 with Tulsa, King .314 with Omaha and Robertson just .237 with Los Angeles. Hack has the quantity but «h* jury must, remain out on whether he has quality. and Lake Village was presented with the third place trophy. Two girls from the Harrison High team were named to the All-State team. They were Ruby Brown, a sophomore forward, and Hallie Smith, a senior guard. Stan Hack banders Paul Minner and Jim Davis with veteran right hander Bob j Rush and newcomer Sam Jones i could form the front line. j Warren Hacker, who had- a great j year with Chicago in 1952 but noth- ; ing like it since, could also re- \ turn to form. i From the minors come several I aspirants. Bubba Church, once a I Philadelphia whiz kid, and John j Pyecha, up from Los Angeles.! Church was 11-9 and Pyecha 1-1. \ Getting plenty o f attention are | John Andre, who posted 218 with I Power Mowers and Aluminum Screens at New Low Prices. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Phone 3-4551 MOVING? Local or Long Distance CALL 3-8928 Beckham Moving & Storage Co. 900 Second IN TROUBLE? -Then lake it easy, says Ed Furcol. Size up the situa'tion, don't rush the downswing. (NEA) (First of five articles) By ED FURGOL Written for N'EA Service It happens to everyone — pros and duffers alike—so when you get in deep rough, don't get panicky. All you have to do is take a more upright stance. Don't try to sweep your clubhead through the grass. Just concentrate on hitting down on the ball. Take it easy. Don't rush your downswing. NEW YORK If I — Four heavyweights scraps—headed by the Bob Baker-Julio Mederos battle in Madison Square Garden Friday—are on tap this week and you can bet the quartet of winners will sing in unison: "I want Rocky Marciano." Baker, No. 3 man on the list of heavies, stands the best chance of getting a title shit and that is in the distant future, If ever. Mederos. a big Cuban, knocked out Roland La Starza in five rounds in March 2, and that night's work earned him a date with Baker. The bout will be telecast and broadcast by NBC. Pep Meets Titone Bob Satterfield. who flattened Mederos once, goes to the post tomorrow in Miami Beach against Marty Marshall of Detroit in a 10 and former featherweight champion \ Willie pep has a 10-round date to-1 morrow in Holyoke. Mass., with' Charlie Titone of Brooklyn. A couple of young heavies- Wayne Bethea of New York and Irish Joe Rowan of Philadelphia—! meet in the top 10 over ABC-TV tonight at Eastern Parkway. | At St. Nicholas Arena, which, shows on Dumont, Rafael Meren- | tino of Argentina and Jackie La- j bua of New York, will tangle in a 10 tonight. Merinto is a 4-1 choice. I Willie Past ratio of New Orleans ^55?5!^^^ will substitute tor Joey Giardello Brooks Goes After First Win Today ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Iff] — Brooks Lawrence, who has been battered in two tfarts for the St. Louis Cardinals this spring, will try again today against Philadelphia. Lawrence has given up nine hits and 10 earned runs in six innings. Gordon Jones and Luis Arroyo \vi share the pitching burden 'with Arroyo slated to start. aganlst Al Andrews of St. Paul in the national TV CBS middlewlsht 10 from Chicago Stadium Wednes- dny. And, incidentally,if you want to keep your score down, you must often play safe rather than take foolish risks. If a dangerous shot brings you only a few yards closer to thf green than a safe shot, then the gamble may not be worth the risk. In deep rough . . . rathei than taking a chance of gettint in deeper ... it is often wiser tc chip out, play the next shot to the green and hope for a one- putter. NEXT: The trap shot (Ed Furgol will give free lessons to the six regional winners of the McGregor Sportswear's "Win Furgol Contest," in which you guess his score in the Masters Tournament at Augusta, Ga.. April 7.) Bare Style Giveaway TV Show Wort/en Caught BRATTLEBOHO, Vt. WV-Jack lint? deer proved costly for a part time deputy game warden. William Townseml, 26. was finer. S3CO. phis court costs of SS.Ofj, and was given a suspended sentence oi 60 days in jail. Jacking is the illegal practice ol attracting deer by spotlight for thi kill. ANGUS SPRING SHOW and SALE! 50 FEMALES • TWO BULLS MARCH 24, 1955 SHOW STARTS — 10 A. M. SALE — 1 P. M. Arkansas Livestock Showground, Lilllc Rook This Is the finest lot of Angus rattle ever nfVercd for sale in Arkansas. ARK. ABERDEEN-ANGUS BREEDERS ASS'N. For catalog write Bill Berry, Stuttgart. MERCHANTS LUNCH-75< SOUTHERN STYLE CRACKLIN' BREAD SERVED DAILY "Mom" Rice's Home Made Pics Italian Spaghetti — Chicken & Dumplings DRIVE IN BAZORBACK Complete Clothing Wardrobes were given away yesterday People Are Funny" The Finest USED TRACTORS Arc Traded in on the NEW FORD 600 and 800 TRACTORS You Can Buy Them At Bargain Prices—Easy Terms SNOW TRACTOR CO. DISTIUIO AND BOTTLiO BY VfcLOWTOfff, LOUISVILLE, KY. 111 M. Franklin PhoiM S-89B1 on Complete clothing wardrobes were given away yesterday on the "PEOPLE ARE FUNNY" show. What brand were the clothes? Why, Hart Schaffner & Marx, of course. Why? Because Hart Schaffner & Marx is America's First Name in Men's Clothing—famous for fine quality and distinctive tailoring. We know—we sell Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes ourselves. Of course we don't give them away, like Art Linkletter did, but considering their exceptional quality, we don't charge much for them — in fact, as little as $69.50. May we show you why Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes are deservedly the best-known in America?

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