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SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGBFTVl Dodgers Starting Earlier This year » • * * * «*** Furillo Ahead; Score in Debut By ED WILKS The Associated Presc Brooklyn's Dodgers, trying to shake the tag of "the team that lost the 1954 pennant 1 are putting their National League bid on a faster get away this season, and Carl Furillo i hitting like it was June instead of mid-April. The righthanded hitting right fielder has a terrific jump on himself. In three games all packed away by the Brooks, Furillo has smacked four home runs — all against righ banders — and has driven in eight runs. He .didn't get his fourth homer in 1954 until the 65th game, late in June. He hadn't walloped his first last year until June 5. And by the time he had eight RBIs a year ago. 42 games were gone. Three of Purlllo's homers and five of the runs batted in were against the New York Giants. Two of the home runs came yesterday as the Brooks swept their two- game series in the Polo Grounds Carl Furillo 8T 1 6-3. That put the Brooks in a first pUce tie with idle Chicago. The loss dumped the world champions into last place with Cincinnati at 0-3. The Giants are a sad contrast to the Cleveland Indians, who find Herb Sew* off in the American League- all alone on top. Cleveland took over the undisputed lead by beating Detroit 7-3 as Herb Score, the themselves right where' they leftTribe's rookie phenom, fanned Golf I Shooting Stors Dickinson Is a Ringer For His Idol Hogan (Lut of i series) By NEA Service Gardner Dickinson, Jr., is a 27-year-old Dothan, Ala., product who can be expected to supply no variety among the faces to golfing fans — despite the promise he gives of displacing older swingers at the top of the professional ranks. That's because Dickinson is a carbon copy of Ben Hogan. In looks, swing, temperament and even personal mannerisms, this Louisiana State University graduate is nothing more than a reflection of his idol, Hogan. To begin witti, Dickinson is a firm advocate of practicing until his arms get weary. At college he hit more practice balls, according to Coach Mike Barbato, than any LSU golfer, in 20 years. He also has a desire to take it all that reaches/fierce levels at times. He packed his bags to quit LSU because of toeing a match when h« was a sophomore. • • • You eeuM put Ben Hogan and Dickinson side by side on a practice tee and people would have difficulty telling the two of them apart, even when they swing. Both have the same dark hair and hawk-like features. Dickinson began golfing when nine in his first start. Turley Fans New York's Yankees kept Bos ton from gaining a share of th lead with Cleveland by knockin off Boston 6-4. Bob Turley, th defending strikeout king, wen Score one better by fanning 10 The only other scheduled game Philadelphia, at Pittsburgh, wa postponed because of wet grounds The Giants never had a chanc against the Brooklyns yesterdaj what with Duke Snider powering 425-foot home run with two on i the fifth. That broke a 1-1 tie an it only remained for Furillo to ic 'it away with his two blows. Ruben Gomez, No. 3 man on th Giants' pitching staff, was th victim. Loes .Shines Billy Loes, also ahead of his 195 schedule, had the Giants in contro on six hits. Score, the 21-year-old lefty who 1 , been the talk of the spring, wa somewhat erratic against thi Tigers, but came through in thi clutch. He allowed seven hits am walked as many as he struck out but three times fanned batters with two men on base to end threats Cleveland, which now has won three on nine-inning jobs by Bol Lemon, Mike Garcia and Score with the rest of its vaunted staff un heard from, got its power from Bobby Avila and Al Rosen. Avila the AL bat champ, drove in thre* runs with a single, double and triple. Rosen had three RBIs with two sacrifice flies and a double. Jameson Leads ZahariasOpen BEAUMONT, Tex. Wi — Veteran Betty Jameson held a 7-stroke lead today as the Babe Zaharias $5,000 Open whirled into its second round The San Antonio star fashioned a near-record 65 yesterday in the opening 18 holes and it was called ' 'the greatest round of women's competitive golf I ever heard of by Patty Berg, the girl who holds the record of 64. Gardner DM- 1 he was 14, finishing second in the Georgia Interscholastic Cham- pionship. He won it the next two years, then went to LSU, where he was national Intercollegiate king in 1947. Dickinson, 5-10 and weighing only 130 pounds, was a lieutenant in the Army for two years, then came out to hit the golf trail. His first tournament wa* the Pan-American Open at Mexico City in 1953—and a first round 68 caught the eye of Hogan. Ben, probably seeing himself in the kid, hired Dickinson as an assistant at Tamarask Country Club, Palm Springs, Calif. Sports Roundup ol Giants, Yankees Are Jittery By GATLE TALBOT you get? With the baseball season still in its first week, experts attending the world champion New York Giants already were sounding the alarm that a serious shortage of second-line pitching likely would keep Durocher's club from repeating. It's probably the earliest surrender on record . . . Cleveland starts off looking like money in the bank, especially in view of the Yankees crazy, mixed-up exhibition In their second game at Boston. That the ex-bombers are tight as a banjo there can be little doubt after the angry demonstration Which caused both Irv Noren and Hunk Bauer to be thumbed from the field by umpire Bill McKinley. For the first time since 1953, Casey Stengel barred the Yankee dressing room to reporters. From here, the Chicago White Sox still look like the runners-up. Card* Appear Improved With two more rookies in their: starting line-up, third-baseman Ken 1 Boyer and outfielder Bill Virdon, the St.Louis Cardinals give every appearance at first glance of being the most improved club in the National League. The Cincinnati Reds, hailed as potentially the most murderous hitting team the league, have been the spring's biggest disappointment at the plate . . . Duke Snider of the Dodgers already has turned in a circus catch in centerfield which his teammates swear was a greater one than Willie Mays' made off Vic Wertz to leave the Indians dead in the world series . . . There were (354 new cases of pneumonia in this area because the baseball magnates stubbornly refuse to concede that the season opens a week too early. Jackie Robinson's quick-witted stunt of stopping and being purposely hit by a batted ball near second base to break up what looked like a doubleplay against the Dodgers Is certain to bring a new rule declaring both runners |- out in case of a repeat. The amazing thing is that it took this long for the question to arise. KOOIVENT ALUMINUM AWNINGS FOR FREE ESTIMATE CALL NOW Ph. 3-4293 SMITH AWNING CO. 113 S. First BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, April 18 8:15 p.m. Adults 50c — Children 15e ^f 6 Man Tag Match ^ "Killer" Kowalski Joe Welch Red Roberts Vs. Frank Hewitt AIGetz Jack Welch 90 Minute lime limit—bes( 2 out of 3 falls 3 One-Fall Matche* Kowafski yi. Hewitt Roberts vs. Jack Welch Get* n. Jo* W*leh 30 Jiiiitile lime limit Baseball Standings By THE ASSOC1ATK1 FRFSS AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pot Behind Cleveland 3 0 1.000 Boston 3 1 .667 1 New York 2 1 .687 1 Chicago 1 1 .500 1' Washington 1 1 .500 1!-. Kansas City .... 1 2 .333 2 Detroit 1 3 .280 2',j Baltimore 0 3 .000 2V= SaturiUy'i Schedule Cleveland at Chicago — Feller (13-3) vs Pierce (9-10) Kansas City at Detroit—Porto- oarrero (9-18) vs Carver (14-11) New York at Washington—Lopat (12-4) vs Porterfield (13-15) Baltimore at Boston — Palica (3-3) vs Delock (0-0) Friday's ReiulU Cleveland 7, Detroit 3 New York 6, Boston 4 Only games scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. Behind Brooklyn 3 0 1.000 Chicago 3 0 1.000 Philadelphia. ... 2 0 1.000 & Milwaukee 1 1 .500 1& St. Louis 1 1 .500, IVi Pittsburgh 0 2 .000 2'/z New York O/ 3 .000 3 Cincinnati 0 3 .000 3 Saturday's Schedule Philadelphia at New York — J. Meyer (0-0) vs Hearn (8-8) Brooklyn at Pittsburgh — R. Meyer (11-6) vs Purkey (3-8) Milwaukee at Cincinnati — Burdette (15-14) vs Pearce (1-0) Chicago at St. Louts^Jones (00) vs Poholsky (5-7) Friday's Results Brooklyn 6. New York 3 Philadelphia at Pittsburgh (postponed, wet grounds' Only games scheduled MILWAUKEE GARDENS—Warren Spahn, Gene Qonley and Del Crandall, left to richt, check the shortened right field fence »t Milwaukee's County. Stadium. The fences in right and left field have been brought in 15 feet with a higher fence added inside the old one. (NBA) Six-Man Tag Bout Booked For Mat Card SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. OB .150 — .667 — .667 — .667 V: .600 '/; .500 .200 .143 1 Memphis Atlanta Nashville. Orleans Birmingham Mobile .ittle Rock Chattanooga Yesterday's Results Birmingham 6, Atlanta 5 Mobile 2, Little Rock 1 Nashville 6, Chattanooga 5 Only games scheduled Games Todv Birmingham at Atlanta, night New Orleans at Memphis, night Little Rock at Mobile, night Only games scheduled. TKXAS LEAGUE Houston 8, Port Worth 1 Dallas 3. San Antonio 1 Tulsa 4, Beaumont 3 Shreveport 5, Oklahoma City 4 Furqol, Wall Tied, At Greensboro GREENSBORO, N. C. W) — U. S. pen champ Ed Furgol, of St. ,ouis and Art Wall Jr., of Pocono lanor, Pa., shared the driver's eat going into today's second ound of the $12,500 greater Greensboro Open Golf Tourna- nent, but they couldn't afford to elax despite opening rounds of 6's. Another six man tag bout has been lined up to headline thi American Legion's wrestling pro tram at Memorial Auditorium Monday night. Promoter Mike Meroney has booked six more top-notch heavy weights. Including two of the Welch brothers, for the event. Joe and Jack Welch are slated to team up with Frank Hewitt to compose one of the teams. Opposing them will be Karl (Kll ler) Kowalski, Red Roberts and A! Getz. An age-old .grudge between Roberts and the Welchs is expected to highlight Monday night's booking Three one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card with Kowalski taking on Hewitt, Roberts meeting Jack Welch and Getz meeting Joe Welch. 2nd Win of Year Posted by Central In Gra-Y League Central Gra-Y claimed its second victory of the season at Little Park Thursday afternoon with a 12-9 decision over Lange Gra-Y soitballers. The winners were outhit by 13-10 but were able to bunch their bin gles in three innings, scoring five In the first on three hits, two bases on balls and two Lange errors. They scored four more in the third on three hits a walk and an error and wound ft up in the firth with three runs on four sal ties. Lange was able to stay in the game with 2 in the first, third, fifth and sixth and a single maker in the fourth. Jerry Hill went all the way on PONY LEAGUE REGISTRATION BLANK Age Date of Birth- Return to Mr. Garrott at Blytheville Y. M. C. A. Obtain Additions' blanks at Y. M. C. A. BIG SAFETY SPECIAL • Brake inspection • Lubrication • Oil Change (5 qts.) • Tires rotated • Front wheels balanced $ All for Only 5.80 YOUR CAR NEEDS A SPRING CHECK-UP • Points Checked • Spark plugs Cleaned and re • gapped • Check & Adjust lights • Check radiator hose • Drain & flush radiator • Check shock absorbers • Check fan belt • Check exhaust system 6 Cyl. Models $S50 *^ Plus Parts 8 Cyl. Models $700 * Pino Pa Plus Parts T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler-Plymouth Sales & Service 131 E. Main Ph. 2-2122 Blytheville Chiefs Open Tomorrow The Blytheville Chiefs open their second season of play tomorow at Fritz West diamond on Ruddle Road when they play host to Tyronza. The Chiefs, Blythevllle's only semi-pro team, will be seeking to keep their string of victories at home intact. Last year the team won 12 without a defeat on home soil. Record Their overall record for the season was 21-8, for a .724 percentage. Thirteen players are listed on the squad which is managed by Fritz West. Outfielders are Fisher, Bennett, and Baiter; Infieldcrs, Klllctt, Garner, O'Neal, Foster, Prlvctt; catchers, White and Halstead; and Cards fteee/v* Wreath: 'Browns Will Rise Again' ST. LOUIS (/Pj—St. LouU Cardinal officials hitd a Khock when they looked at a ticket window at Bu.sc)) SUdlum today — there WB« M. funeral wreath with the Inscription "the Brown* will rise •tain." It was plared then by the St. LouU Browns Fani Memorial Assn. of Chicago, a ?roup formed nevrral years ago by persons tired of hearing; the Browns ranted for losing ball game*. the hill lor Lrmge and wan the loser, while the hurling duties for Central were shared by Bobby Jacques, Johnny Plunkett and Carl ton Stiles. Williams hit a homer for Central and Plunkett got a triple and a single. Jewel Dunkln hit circuit smash for Lange, BESTWAY CLEANERS Invites you to visit their NEV/ LOCATION Phone 2-2408 2012 W. Main Now Equipped to Serve You Better RE-JOINS PHILLIPS After three years absence, we are pleaded to announce, the return of MR. CLARENCE S. DOWDY to our sales staff. Prior to hli absence, Mr. Dowdy was associated with Phillips Motor Co. for a period of 15 years. He is eager to renew acquaintances with his many Blythftvllle friends. Mr, Dowdy Invites you to ... "come by and take a ride In the finest car on the road today—the '55 FORD!" PHILLIPS Motor Co. 300 Broadway Ph. 3-4453 Beer Specials 24 cans ....... $3.25 6 cam 90 BUDWEISER or BLUE RIBBON 6 cam $1.00 PHILIP APPLEBAUM LIQUOR STORE 110 8. Fifth Ph. 1-M41 pitchers, West, McAcloo and Ross. Scheduled to start tomorrow's grime is West who hnrt a fine ti-1 record last, year with a 3.39 earned •run average. McAcloo also is expected to be called on for the latter part of the game. His record stands at 2-0 with an ERA ot 0.62. Gowl Season Expected The Clilels had an Impressive season last, year, and are expected to do as well this year with practically everybody squad returning from last year's The team butting average for 29 games and 1,032 times at bat was .286. They scored 209 runs on 205 hits. Rounsavnll .426 mark. was tops with n Mims 'Outloves' Jones in Bout On TV Lost Night PHILADELPHIA (/P)—Holly Mims and Bobby Jones .two highly ranked mid die weights, clutched and pawed at each other for 10 rounds Inst night to earn their "city of brotherly love" pins. Not even tho between round urg- IngR of Referee Znck Clayton, who was bniiiR urncd by Stale Athletic Commissioner Al Klein, could produce any action for the handful of Yanks' Noren Gets Indefinite Suspension Harridge Issues Order Following Thursday Rhubarb BOSTON Wl — Outfielder Irr Noren of the New York Yankee! was under indefinite suspension by American League President Will Harridge today us a result of l Jam with Umpire Bill MoKinley. Noren was thrown out of Thursday's game wlth,_ the Red Sox in... Fenwny Park af-- ler he chargedi McKinley follow-f ing a close decls-| Ion at home plate! in the sixth. in-f ning. The New! Yorker was! called out trying! to score fromf second base on iinglo by Clerry Solomnn. McKinley . ., wired a prollmi- v -"~~ n miry report after the game and mailed a complete report later. At one point in the incident, the umpire appeared to be trying to fend off the Irate player with his protective mask. "I was jostled and bumped," the umpire said. "I didn't hit Noren with my mask—I held It up to hold off the spit." Noren. who got word of the suspension Just before yesterday't game, said: "I didn't Intentionally spit on the umpire. I still Insist I was safe. I don't know -Xiat my rights are, but I'm going to find out. I think Mr. Htu-ridge should hear my side of the story." Yankee Manager Casey Stengel said: "The umpiring was lousy. Noren didn't hit McKinley. I don't think ho spit on him and if he did-it ha was Just excited." fans and the national televised audience. The fourth ranked MlmB earned the unanimous decision of the two Judges and the referee with mild rallies of combination punching and a point producing left jab. Judge Jim Mina and Referee Olay- ton each carded Minis a 8-3-1 winner while Judge Nat Loplnson liked the Washington fighter 7-2-1. Th« Associated Press scored Mlmi an 8-2 victor. Paint Closeout Many Type* and Colon i Price Hubbard Hardware The Finest USED TRACTORS Arc Traded in on th* NEW FORD 600 and 800 TRACTORS You Can Buy Them At Bargain Prices-Easy Terms SNOW TRACTOR CO. 112 N. Franklin PHon. 3-8951 CAMERA CENTER • Flash Bulbs • Color Film • Polaroid Film • Movie Film • We have Cameras and Projectors for rent. BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 An Important Tip To Property Owners It is now the season for termites to begin swarming. If you see any of these pests around your place, you had better get busy and do something about them. Because termites stay busy day and night, winter and summer. Don't wait until you have an expensive repair. If you will call us we will give you free inspection and estimate. We are licensed by the State Plant Board and issue a continuoiw working contract. Superior Termite Co. 535 N. 6th—Blytheville, Ark.—Phone POplnr M850

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