The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1955 · Page 11
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 14, 1955
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THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 1951 BLYTHEV1I.IB (ARjC.) COURIER NKWS PAGE ELEVEN Nashua, Summer Tan Only Top Prospects For Triple Crown By HARRY GRAYSON NEA SporU Editor NEW YORK - (NEA) — Summer Tan came to hand quicker than expected after the big bay colt's nearly fatal blood clot. This Is Just as well for the three- year-old division, for 'there aren't many and not much behind the two big ones, Nashua and Summer Tan': .*The smashing performance of Summer Tan in the Springboard Purse at Jamaica .set up the first of the spring's three-year-old classics, the $100,000 Wood Memorial, Aprl. 23, as a tremendous attraction. . , Here, Mrs. John W. Qalbreath'» strapping son of Hellopolis will renew his exeutinf? duels with Nashua. The two may have to continue running at one another in the Kentucky Derby, May 7, and Th« Freakness and Belmont Stakes to keep the element of compettion in the three prongs of the Triple Crown. The track proprietors can be cheered by what Eddie Arcaro says of Nashua,' which beat Summer Tan three out of four times at two and accounted for three more victories in Florida, including the rich Flamingo and Florida Derby. * • » Arcaro doubts that Belalr Stud's Nashua ever will run away from any horse. "1 don't believe that he's ever won by more than a length and a half," says the greatest of the race riders. "He'll beat bad horses no worse than he will good ones. He's content to just keep them beaten, but he'll fight to win, and I'd like to ride one like him every year. "In races between Nashua and Summer Tan, neither can afford to have any bad luck. They were heads apart in two races down the Widener chute mt Belmont Park." For the good of the more Important three-year-old numbers, the trainers of Nashua and Summer Tan had best not tire of seeing their charges chase one another. This is because ,a diligent search by Frank E. (Jimmy) Kilroe, racing secreta ry and official handicapper at all New York tracks and Santa Anita, points to skimpy fields with nothing of too much worth behind the two big colts. • • * The Clearwater Stable's Royal Coinage hasn't been out since ihs third in the Belmont Futurity. J Royal Note, the property of Tilford COOKING FIELD—Summer Tan adds fuel to the 3-ycar-olc argument as he burns up Jamaica Kace Track for a 14-lcngtli victory in his first outing- of the spring. Mrs. Jolm Galbrenth's entry and Nashua are prime contenders for Triple Crown. Wilson and Carl Houston, is sidelined by shin trouble. The Pin Oak Stable's Roman Patrol popped an osselet. Calumet Farm's Trentonlon was' shipped from Santa Anita to Kentucky for light firing. Paul Andelino's Boston Doge, which ran away with an Experiment! that brought out nothing but himself, is not eligible for the Derby and will be confined to sprints. Bex C. Ellsworth's California- bred'Swaps, Willie'Shoemaker up, won the Santa Anita Derby from a pair of Nasrullahs, the Murcain Stable's Jean's Joe, which flatly refuses to run by the leader, and Blue Ruler. The Cain Hoy'i Stable Flying Fury and the Christiana Stable's Thinking Cap looked like they could run all day picking up the Champagne and the Plmlico Futur- Campanella Steamed About Drop to Eighth BROOKLYN (AP) — Usually mild mannered and even tempered, Roy Campanellt is steamed to boiling point because Manager Walter Alston has relegated him to eighth spot in the Brooklyn Dodger batting order. Th« iluggtng: catcher, who iiv ffista the troublesome left hand that ruined his. 1854 season Is completely healed, made no attempt to conceal hla disgust as he talked about his demotion from the cleanup (fourth) spot for yesterday's open- Ing game against Pittsburgh. "That's fine encouragement he (Alston) in giving me," Campy growled, "sending me In to hit with the bat boy. That guy must think I'm a butcher with a bat. Dropping me all the way down to eighth Just shows the confidence he has in me. "It's all right with me though if that's the way he wants it. I'll hit any place he tells me to. But I'm determined to prove to him that he's wrong when he calls me an eighth-place hitter. He only thinks I can't hit but I know I Texas Lad Runs 100 In 9.5 Time ABLtKNE, Tex. f/P)—Bobby Morrow, fc lanky freshman of Abilene Christian College ha* run 100 yards In 9.5 and the 230 in 30.3 this season and hasn't lo*t a rase in two yoar*. Hla string ahowi 29 straight victories. Bobby'p coach, Oliver Jackson, term* him "the finest freshman sprinter I ever have seen." "Hia possibilities are unlimited," Jackson says, "but the NAIA and AAU meets In June will prove a lot as far as comparing him with the old timers." Morrow, 6 feet 2 and weighing 175 pounds has won 46 races In 50 in a track career which started as a Junior in high school. He launched his college career with a wind-aided 9.5 in the 100 and 20.5 in the 220 at the Border Olympics. He also anchored the 440-yard relay team to a 41.9 Bor- | der Olympics record. Three weeks j later he won the 100 in the Tc: v j Relays in 9.8 running Into a 4-mll? \ v,;nd. can." Batting- Average Down It was pointed out that Campy had not exactly knocked down any fences during the spring training games, hitting only .235 with three home runs. This, following his poorest season in the majors in which his batting average dropped from .312 to .207, certalnlywas no strong recommendation for a fourth-place hitter. "Look," he exclaimed, "I know I'm not being hardheaded about this. I don't care what I hit In practice games. They don't mean anything-. All I'm Interested in is the way the hand reacted to catch- hip every day. My hand is okay now. That's all that matters to me. I'll hit." Campy got one hit In four at bi'.ts as the Brooks beat the Pi rates fil yesterday. Some Sturgeon! CHEBOYGAN, Mich. Wl — The vv tors of Mullet Lake have yield- e:! a record-breaking sturgeon. Ward Spray of Cheboygnn the fish which weighed 175 pounds, measured 1 feet 2 inches and had a girth of 37" 2 Inches. The old record, .which had stood for four years, was 6 feet 6 inches and 152! 3 pound*. tune in! KLCN-FM end JACK BUCK JOE GARACIOLA Irtnghl lo you by tNHEUSER-IUSCH, INC. St. LOUIS • PUW«II . IDS 1BGUIS Budweiser l«GE* HER ROBERTSON DISTRIBUTING CO. 22.1 W. Ash Ph.3-3125 ity, respectively, out the question now is whether they can run all day fast enough. Flying pury beat just two horses when they gave him a race he needed at Gulf- stream Park the other afternoon. Monlpelier's Saratoga and Hasty House's Prince Noor did everything to disqualify themselves in Florida. The dwarfing jf the field is astounding when you figure that 191 different norses were named to one or more legs of the Triple Crown. Southern's Top Power Hitter Has New look'Home Rain Still Has Upper Hand; Rock* Bump Chicks . By TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS Ralph Atkins, for a week a pawl in a game of "thimble, thimble who's got the thimble?", has found a new home in th^ Southern Asso elation—and Chattanooga is provid ing the board and lodging. Atkins, who has hit more home runs in the Southern than any other player in history, wound up with the Lookouts alter a squable be tween President Joe Bnel of Ch«t tanooa and President Earl M»nn of Atlanta. The husky slugger played with Little Rock last season, blasting 31 home runs to run his lifetime total in th* league to a record 133. He was drafted by Toledo, a member of the Milwaukee chain, last winter but Toledo decided not to keep •him. Atlanta, another member of the Milwaukee family, wanted him but under the waiver system Chattanooga had priority because the lookouts finished behind Atlanta in the standings last year. Engel, who announced the Acquisition of the power hitter, also reported that Washington was sending down Jim Lemon in time for the Lookout's series finale with Atlanta tonight. First Loss for Chickl Rain knocked out two more Barnes last night, but Nashville downed Birmingham 11-9 in a seesaw affair and Little Rock bumped Memphis out of the league lead by handing the Chicks a 4-1 beating. It was Memphis: first loss after two victories. Atlanta and Nashville now lire tied for first with 3-1 records. Little Rock righthander John Weiss, who was jumped for two homers in his one previous inning against the Chicks, hnd Ihem in his pocket last night. He allowed only five hits. His budding shutout was ruined In the ninth by Joe Tipton's homer. A double by George Rtsejy with the bases loaded in the sixth broke up a mound duel between Weiss iinrl Chick starter Jack wift. Only 2,568 fans braved threatening weather for the Chicks' home opener — smallest opening crowd in Memphis in 20 years. 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Ph. 3-6742 Golf's Shooting Stars r -n - Krak Quit Basketball To Try His Luck at Golf (Thirteenth <rf & Kttes) By NEA ScrTlctj Graduated from high school at Weirton, Mike Krak matriculated at West Virginia with the intention of playing basketball. Krak — pronounced Krock — made the varsity, but for come reason a scholarship wu not forthcoming, and the youngster's father, a steelworker, hardly could afford to send his boy to college. It was here that golf got one of its newest stars. Dr. Aspinall, the University'* dean of men, happened to know that young Krak iLio played golf very well. Dr. Aapinall, you see, also was the golf coach. So he obtained Krak a Job as proctor In the men's dormitory, and the lad played on the .golf, instead of the basketball team. Krak, a handsome, brownhair- ed, blue-eyed Czech—36, 5-11 and 170 pound*— majored In physical education, mlnored in biological sciences. He Intended to practice physical therapy and coach, but x the golf bug got him and he took a Job under Henry Picard at Cleveland Canterbury, where his duties for three years limited him to few tournaments. The Air Force called in 1WI and Lieutenant Krak flew 31 months, or until he busted both sinuses descending too fast in a jet. He didn't nee a golf course Jor two years of this time. Krak 1* giving the tour full treatment now, separately subsidized by the Dunlop ball people and a manufacturer of clubs, Dunlop is sending Ed Purgol and Krak to the British Open, July 4-8. Mike Krak, beautiful swinger and long hitter, WM in the money MikeKrak In nine of 11 tournaments, had to withdraw from another because of a sprained wrist. NEXT: Dow Flnsterwald. weren't enough ,to give Birmingham a victory. A three-run homer by Ben Downs put Nashville ahead for good in the sixth. Vc* Righthander Bill Upton was the only one of 10 pitchers who proved effective In the slugfcst. Turning i n his third reller Job of the youaff season, Upton took over In the seventh and pitched hitless ball for the la-st 2^ Innings. The major league record of 33 "grand slam'? homers was set by the late Lou Gehrig of the Yankees in 23 big league seasons of piny. Exclusively at Kelley's smoke AND black as soft on your foot as a glove on your hand Where there's smoke there's fire — nnd this moccasin-type Jarman Leisual in Smoke Mocco glove leather is one of the "hottest" shoes of the season. Conversely, it's coof and comfortable and lightweight, wish a gentle fit that makes walking a positive pleasure. Trimmed in black and featuring a black foam crepe -sole, it is the perfect complement to your dark sports clotliefi. TOUR M/INDir JHOf STO«I Can your house BURN OUT? Yet it con. Fir* often gets o long heodstorf before it ti discovered. Imuronc* . . and enough of it ... ii the only aniv/er lo your financial protection. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 Sugar Ray Fights Olla MILWAUKEE ifl — Sugar Ray Robinson grabs for another rung In the comeback ladder here tonight. Robinson put aside the middleweight crown in 1952 to set his dancing feet on a tour of the nightclub circuit ns a song nnd two-step man. He faces Milwaukee's rugged Ted Olla In a scheduled 10 rounder t the, arena tonight., Sugar Ray, welterweight champion before he moved up a weight nnd also took the crown, Is rated the favorite . The former champion will be making his fourth start on the comeback piith. It's not been n luxury journey. He beat Joe Ri- done, stumbled against Ralph Tiger Jones and two weeks ago won over Johnny Lombardo at Cincinnati. In pre-fifiht conversation Sugar Ray said his ring future steps between the ropes with him tonight 'I'll be the first to call It quits if I look bad against Olla," the 34- year-old Robinson said.. Braves Announce Sale of Jim Wilson MILWAUKEE (^}— The Milwaukee Braves announced today the sale of pitcher Jim Wilson to Baltimore of the American League. The Braves said Wilson was sold for cash nnd one minor league plnyer to be named later. General Manager John Qulnn said nil National League clubs had waived on the 33-year-old veteran righthander who was in his fifth season with the Brayes. He hurled a no-hit 2-0 victory over Robin Roberts nnd Philadelphia Iftst June 12 to climax a spectacular comeback drive. It was the only no-hit ter In the majors last year. THEATRE On W. Main St. pin Blytheville [=" Phone 3-4B21 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p. m.—Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p. m. The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! THURSDAY and FRIDAY Double Feature "Hell and High Water" BM ^* IKHNKOIOMKUII *, RICHARD WIDMARK-BELLA DARV1-DMO WAYHE VAN HEFUIHUUA ADAMS .SIMM NUK .rf •*•*»! UK lAHt •» MWIMl-HIHIIIIMHW. 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