The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 7, 1953 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 7, 1953
Page 7
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FRIDAY, 'AUGUST 7, 1953 BLYTHEVIT.LR (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Worsham Is Leading Pro at World Meet By JERKY LISKA CHICAGO fAP) — Lew The Chin Worsham today was roaring for revenge in golf's richest tournament, the $75,000 "World" Pro meet at carnival-clad Tarn O'Shanter course. Worsham, of Oakmont, Pa., carved a seven-uncler-par 65 yesterday for a two-stroke first-round lead in the tourney which last year he apparently had in his hip pocket until the final six holes. PACK SEVER Husky Stand-In BANFF, Alia. Ml — Roy Jensen, standout lineman with Calgary Stampeders of the Western Football Union, is acting as stand-in [or movie actor Robert Milchum Eighteen countries so far Indicated their liuenlion to take putt in the 1853 World Fencing Championship to be held in Brussels from July 25 to 28. during: filming here of scene for a new picture "River of No Return." World's largest asbestos deposits are in Quebec province, Canada, Val Joe Walker, speedy halfback recently slfiiind by Ihe New York with 85 per cent or the world sup-} foolball Olants, is the fourth ex- ply coming from the district ot :; SMU ace on the Giant squad. The which Thetford Mines is the ecu- j others are Kyle Rote, Pat Knight ler. | and Fred Bimners. Though hit!h jumping Is the specialty of J. (Papa) Hall, University of Florida track star, he also runa the 100 yard and 220-yard dashes. Read Courier NEWS Classified Ad» The 35-year-old Worsham. 19« U. S. Open champion, was a bitter, forgotten man in the 1052 "World", after he led by four strokes but then blew apart in the stretch to wind up in a tie for seventh place. Chasing Worsham in today's second round of the 72-hole medal play quest for the S25.000 first prize was Ted Kroll of New Hartford, N. Y., who yesterday tamed Tarn O'Shanter's par 72, 6,915- yard layout for a 67, Close Behind After Worsiiam and Kroll, the traffic was terrific with seven players knotted at 68 and eight ^af^terday was an easy tar- Ret because of soggy greens on which most approaches dropped with unerring; accuracy. As a result, 52 pros in the select field of 83 bettered or equalled par in a sharpshooting display never before seen in the ' 'World." The seven players knotted at 68, three strokes off the pace, were Julius Boros, Jack Burke, Gardner Dickinson, Ed (Porky) Oliver, Freddie Haas, Ed Furgol and Tommy Bolt, Bracketed at 69 were the 1953 PGA champion Walter Burkemo, Pete Cooper, A! Besselink,, Chandler Harper, Dick Mayer, Wally Ul- nch. Shelley May field and Jack .Fleck. ^ Lloyd Mangrum, a, "World" favorite off his AH American triumph last weekend, was one of a whopping crew of 18 notched at even par 72, also in this group were such old pros as Sammy Sneart, Chick Harbt-rt. Clayton Heafner and Johnny Bulls. Only 17 men pros were ahead of Patty Berg', the sharp-shooting Chicago golfer, and an amateur. Joe Conrad, who led the "World" women's pro and men's amateur concurrent competition with identical rounds of 70, Miss Berg, winner of last weekend's All American Women's Open, tied Tarn's competitive course record with a 36-34 round which gave her a three stroke margin over Louise Suggs in the scrap for the $5,000 first prize in the $12,000 Agood Mare — Jacinth OCALA, Fla. UP! — Carl G. Rose, president of the National Association of Thoroughbred Breeders, was president of the Florida Stale Racing Commission. When he parted from this post in 1936 he went back to breeding horses. The first one he acquired was a broodmare, Jacinth, by Jacopo- Calycanthus. Of her ten foals, nine have been top flight winners. Eager Two-Spot Star CLARKSBURG. W. Va. (ft — Freddy Wyanl who was a whiz as football quarterback of West Virginia University last season is now gaining the attention of baseball scouts. Playing with Clarksburg in the West Virginia semi-pro league he has been hitting for an average of .409. M Michigan State physicist Dr. • Thomas H. Osgood says a golf ball hit with a short iron has a backspin of from 6.000 to 8,000 revolutions per minute. "World" feminine pro event. The big surprise in the 12-gal open field was Babe Zaharias, who ] shared third place with Betty Jameson, the defending: champion, at 74, two under women's par. It was Mrs. Zaharias' 1950 Tarn record that Miss Berg matched. Conrad, of San Antonio. Tex., winner of the 1953 Trans-Miss amateur tourney, was a stroke ahead of defending champion j, Frank Stranahan, seeking his fourth '"World" amateur title, and Ray Clmmberlin, of Waukegan, 111. The 12-pIayer "World" Amateur Women's Tourney was led by Bar- i bara Little of Wauwatosa, Wis., • with 71. BUSTIN* BRONCO—The price of this picture was high to Bob Talkin of the Rocky Mountain News. The camerman couldn't get out of the way after taking it as the bouncing bronco came out of the chute hoofs first Jn Denver and kicked him on the hip, necessitating hospitalization. (NEA) - ^ Now! Still Further Reductions in Hughes' INAL CLEARANCE All Nationally Advertised Lines at Tremendous Savings! Extra Special! Our Complete Line NUNN-BUSH SUMMER SHOES Values to 21,95 Team Up With Your Neighbor Want to make an additional savings on your Natural Gas Installation? Then, talk this over with your next-door neighbor tonight. It's a new way to cut down on your piping costs — without sacrificing the quality of your Natural Gas Service. Instead of running two lines — one for you and one for the house next door — you share the cost of a single line with your neighbor, reducing your cost by several dollars. The amount you can save, of course, depends on the length of line and the location of the homes to be served ... but savings in many instances have run as high as 50 per cent. In addition, you'll save on our special "yard service" installation price in effect during; the month of August (subject to materials already on hand) if you act now. Without cost or obligation, we'll gladly make an estimate of your piping requirements and. tell you how you can save money by installing Natural Gas during August. In many instances you'll be able to make additional savings by splitting the cost of your installation with the folks next door. Talk it ovfcr. Team up with your neighbor, then give us a ring for a right-to-the-penny estimate on your Nattfral Gas piping installs! inn. lalion. Ark-Mo Power Co. 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