The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 18, 1952 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 18, 1952
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(ARK.) COURIER Miller Barely Misses 2nd Straight_Shutout with Cards Rookie Flirts with Record AMERICAN New York Cleveland Boston Washington Chicago Philadelphia St. Louis Detroit" iO ., 39 17 .515 5 .521 8 .503 S .504 10 " .420 20 .336 29'/ 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Tel. 73 31 ,6« 66 45 ,595 67 49 Brooklyn New York St. Louis Philadelphia hicago Boston Cincinnati Pittsburgh GB .578 9 .835 14 .406 IS'i .434 25'^ .422 271,; .234 42i^ SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet 72 56 .563 50-rouNDS OF CATFlSH-Hcre's a'big one that didn't get away, lter IBudl Lutes ot Blytheville, Rt, 2, proudly displays the 50-pound ratfish he landed Friday while jugging at SardLs Lake, Miss He was :lsh!ng at the H. W. Mahan's camp at Sardis when he landed the lj''hopper. (Courier News Photo) [Eight Yugoslav Olympic Athletes Shun Homeland &UESSSLSHEIM, Germany (/p)-Ei E Iit husky young men from Yu- toslavia's Olympic rowing team disclosed here today that, they are not ijoing to return Ic their Communist homeland even if Premier Marshal pto does say 1m brand of communism isn't like Stalin's.. ~~ * The team's manager, Slavko Jankovic, said he and seven others are asking asylum of the West and want lo go to Canada. Seeking refuge with him are six members of the Yugoslav eight-oar crew, and' the stroke oar from the two-man squad with coxswain which competed nt Helsinki. ig Field Entered n U. S. Amafeur National Tourney Start* Today on Seattle's Course j SEATTLE W) — The U. S. Golf Association lifts the curtains on its 1 annual National Amateur Golf * today, with a cast of SCO seine led performers ready to begin the "•eek long competition for the tampionship. Veteran observers of the event Jnink'the tide fight is wide open, [nd few expect the defending cham- flon, young Billy Maxwell of Odes, Tex., to hang on to the crown won at Bethlehem, Pa., a year a. l| This-prediction Is hardly or the J|old variety, for no champion in •fie T/..S. amateur blue ribbon fix- lure has scored twice in succession • ince Lawson Little subdued the I lend in 1034-33. ! Seventy-two matches were on Uandiiy's schedule, and 56 players jrew a,.day's respite via byes In the (lind.rtraw. As has been the custom ihe past few years, there is no on- Ihe-split qualifying. The boys simp- event they want to remain in 11- start hammering away at each Europe only long enough to earn Ijthw.jn match play on the first money and get permission to emi- |. lay - I grate to Canada. . Chattanooga Atlanta New Orleans Memphis Mobile Nashville Little Rock Birmingham 71 07 67 63 81 61 56 .542 .515 .515 .402 .477 Aussies Favored In Nel Tourney Scdgman, McGregor Picked to Retain Doubles Crown BROOKLINE, Mass. fAV-Austra- liaii slars Prank Sedginan and Ken McGregor — Ihe world's top doubles players — nre heavy favorites to retain their tandem title in the National Doubles Tennis Championships opening today at Longwood. The men's division Is packed with talented performers from ninny iialions, but iwne of the opposing teams seem likelv to uc a serious threat lo the Aussie duu which yesterday added the Newport. R. i.. Casino Invitaiion Crown to its U. S. nnd Wimbledon titles The Giants missed a finn oppor- Their chief competition p'robnblv lunily lo cut deep into Brooklyn's ! w >" «""e from the enlry of Mer- huge fnst-place lead in tlie iia-l v i'» Hose of Auslrnlin nnrt Vie Cincinnati run"lri"ihc" CiirdinMs'i o° nn ' by s I 1 '' < ' ' » B 'with ihej Sci> " ls of Philadelphia, secimct- 2-1 triumph. The Columbus Ohio if" B ' 1|wcs wlllle Phlladel- s «ded on Ihe foreign list. A mixed grad had pitched a i-o shutout U,, cs wero K| "««"B the! c n'T Mich as Iholrs cnn be seeded win over the Chicago Ctibs in hlsl • i CIS ' Dave Kosl ° owl-'" 1 cllllpr domestic or foreign rat"— - • • 5 ll'«<-'li«l Warrcu Spahn, 4-2, In thcl'nBs. but the Longwood officials ;tiff?ntcap nfter the Braves, led by i Put (hem In the foreign clnssliica"- Sid, Gordon's three-run homer, had i "on for belter balance in Ihe play IVOI1 IllP rtnsinm- K 1 I ... " ' W. L.Pct. OB, ,. 69 48 .590 — I',0llis I'lllbs SlllKlilV 61 49 .578 61 51 61 50 60 58 51 58 69 Books, Double Error Hurts By JOE RK1C1H.KK Assoij.itcd Press Siiorls H'rltcr Cleveland's Indians and New York's Giants continued ire on the league leaders hut (he spotlight pennant races and shifted to the two SI. riPiV, ivfn 1 riepuvert of ie Stu Miller tho Red Sox in Boston pvi.3 oepnven of a chnnco to Join! Yogi Berra'* do.ible «i 'seven oiher rookies who have i Woodling's sin"le in U hurled a pair of shutouts in their Inning first two major league stnris Shortstop Solly Hcmns made a double error, with (wo out In (he ninth inning to tet in'the lone 3-2. on d Gene e ninth SEVEK first start last week. In Detroit, the Tisers „ .. Browns fcot a siandolf in their bi B ;,.,„.. "tt'.tiver" .swap of a week ago. Ned Carver pitched Detroit to a ' 4-2 victory over his 'old Brownie mates after outfielder Vic Wcrlz had whipped his ex-Ti<rer mates with a. two-run homer for a 4-2 triumph in the first game. Worn also homered and hit two singles in the second game. Indians Cop 1'alr Cleveland closed lo within .,. 11IK WINNIiH-Cmly Marsac's 1933 Ford hot rod displays the winner's flag a few seconds nfter it crowed H,n finish line m the feature race of yesterday's stock car races i\t Walker l>ark. Mmac who halla irom Ou-nthorsyile. Me., captured top money in yesterday's races br winning two firsts mid a third, (Courier News Photo) opener, 6-3. N.lls, A's Split Washington clung to fourth place in Ihe American, dividing a pair! with Philadelphia. Bob Porterflcld ' won his loih «'ilh a 7-2 firM-Rame triumph for tlie Nats but the Athletics overcame a 5-0 delicit to lake the second, 16-5. Ralph Kiner helped Pittsburgh Bain a split in the double bill with the Cubs, hitting his 26lh New VESTEKDAY'S RESULTS American League New York 3 Boston's Cleveland 6-2 Chicago 2-1 Washington 7-5 Philadelphia 2-12 St. Louis 4-2 Detroit 2-4 anrf a half of the American .400 League-leading New York Van-! homer of the vear to lead the .«7|k«s, sweeping a pair f r o m i Pirates to 5-2 nightcap win Tl,a° beiunT^b ^er-andliike"oar: I ™ 1B '^.? ,!>- ™?££ Vhe Yanks, meanwhile, nipped I iVwum™ '" "^^ ^ "We hear that there are also four oilier Yugoslav rowers now in Bochum, Germany, wbo are not going back, but we are not sure about..thjt,".Jankovic said. The other seven with Jankovic' did hot want to give their names because all had 'relatives nnd one hard a wife in Yugoslavia. Their ages range from 21 to 36 years. "t.ife is Difficult" The rowers stopped-hcre on th"ir way from Helsinki to compete in a regalia on the Main River. Jankovic said Ihey wanted to quit Yugoslavia lor political reasons nnd also because "life there is difficult and expensive." "Canada is a land where one can work and live in freedom and earn enough lo live as an honorable man," he added. Jankovic said they have already applied for asylum to German authorities, who told them, "it might be difficult because Germany has friendly relations with Yugoslavia — but they said they thought it would go through ail right," he added. If they fail to win asylum in Germany, Jankovic said they I might try Switzerland. In an'v event they want to remain in lifypwn Shines as Lookouts Ip/wc/e Pair with Crackers By MKKCER BAILEY Associated Press Spnrls Writer I Country Brown, limber - legged 1'ormer Atlanta centerficlder now phasing Hies for Chattanooga, had 'jblenfy 1 reason to wear an ear-Collar grin today. He tis.% provided the key play In liach of Chattanooga's three vic- Iforles out of four games in his lifirst series In his former home •bark. I! In Saturday's doubleheader loountry's two run homer gave Chattanooga a lead in the opener he Lookouts never dropped. And in ^i> nightcap. Brown saved the ESme 'by cutting down a Cracker ;r at the plat« with a neat. the tying rim. He crossed the rlate with the winning score on a bad throw-In of his hard-hit ball. Brown homered and doubled to help down his former teammates, 5-4, in the opener, In the second game, the Crackers ended a six-game losing streak by ertpins the Lookouts, 2-1. Those . amazing Memphis Chicks grabbed a dotiblchcader from ' Nesv Orleans to move Into a third-place tin with Ihe Pels. Woodrtch Rich hurled Im-o-hlt ball in winning (he opener. 5-1. Dixie Upright and Floyd Fogg, each an ex-Pel, hit successive homers in the seventh. The Chicks scored twice in the ton Then Sunday, Country slammed j Uttle Reek, which like M ^inth-inninK t r ,pi e lo send home' has taken on new life In the National League v Philadelphia 2 Brooklyn 1 Boston 7-2 New York' 3-4 (second gume called ny, imiings, darkness) St. Louis 2 Cincinnati 1 Chicago 5-2 Pittsburgh 2-5 Smiflifrn League Chattanooga 5-1 Atlanta 4-2 Nashville ii-8 Birmingham 5-5 Litile Rock 5 Mobile 4 Memphis 5-7 New Orleans 1-5 TODAY'S GAMKS National League Pittsburgh at Chicago Dickson fll- 16) vs Lown <4-8). (Only game scheduled) American League New York at Boston Raschl (133) vs Brodowski (5-4). (Only game scheduled) Southern League. Chattanooga at Atlanta Nashville at Birmingham ' Little Rock at. Mobile Memphis at New Orleans Major League Leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING — Musial, St. Louis. .326; Kluszewsfci. Cincinnati, .315; Lockman, New York, .311. RUNS — Hemus, St". Louis. flO; Lockman. New York, IS; Robinson, Brooklyn and Musial, st Louis 77. HITS — Adams, Cincinnati. 143; Schocndienst, St. Lguis, 142; Musial. St. Louis. 141. HOME RUNS — Sauer, Chicago, 31; Hodges, Brooklyn and Kincr Pittsburgh. 26. PITCHING — Hoe, Brooklyn, 8.883; Wilhehn. New York, 102, .833; Black, Brooklyn. 9-2, .818 AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING — Fain, Philadelphia .333; Mitchell, Cleveland, .326; Woodling, New York. .321. RUNS — Berra. New York and Joost, Philadelphia, 79; Minoso, Chicago and Rosen, Cleveland, 75. HITS — Fox, Chicago, 149: Robinson. Chicago, 138; Jensen Washington. 13G. : HOME RUNS — Doby, Cleve-1 land, 26; Berra, New York, 24- i Zernial. Philadelphia, 22. ' ] PITCHING — Consuegra, Wash-' ington, (i-o. 1.000; Shnntz. Philadelphia. 21-4, .840; Raschi, New York, 13-3, .813. . Bout Set for Sept. 23 nv ED SYKEN PHILADELPHIA <A>-A crown resting uneasily on'his brow ageless Jersey Joe Wa'..cott will put his world heavyweight championship on the line here Sept. 23 against undefeated Rocky .Marciano a swarmliiK club-fisted puncher from Brockton, Mass. * Tllis marks only the second lime I if • , '" ni °'' e than a year that the 38- Los Alamitos ~ Moves Up in HBC Tourney WICHITA. Kas. I/P) _ The Los Alamilos Naval Air Station fakes its second test tonight in National Non-Professional Baseball Tournament, playing Ft. Myers, Va. year-old Cinderella man of boxing from Camden, J. J to place at slake" the title he wrested from Ezzard Charles with a seventh-round knockout in Pittsburgh last year. Marciano, undefeated in 41 bouts, appears confident he'll succeed where Charles failed lost June. And indications nre the New England clubber would go into the ring at Municipal Stadium an ap- proxim.ile 2 to 1 favorite. ' - "~'alcott will get 40 per cent 'of Scdgman nnd UrcClrrgnr ... Seixas nml Bill Tnlbert of York at Newport yesterday ... „ , five-set mutch. 5-7. 9-7. 3-7. 9-7, [ 0-3. Ill the singles final, SedRinan i displayed Ihe Jorin which ranks i him atop the world's singles play-j 12-14' 6-3. ' 01> ' ~"j Top-seeded In the domestic list' nre a pair of veterans who have often succumbed lo the Scdgmaii- McGregor skill. Gnrdnnr Mulloy of Mlnml and Tnlbcrf. Second-seeded are Herble Plain. Davis Cupper, Middlecoff and Burke In Kansas City Playoff Jt.r SKII'I'ER PATRICK KANSAS CITY W>,-Cary Middlccolf breezed into his second tour- .lament playoff within a week loday. meeting Jar): Burke Jr. of Houston. Tex., for the Kansas City Open golf title. The Memphis/, Tonn.. pro midm. rccon-i place one stroke behind Burke tied at 270 strokes, 12 under settled for a second and third plac, of tho remilntinn 72* nt 077 n,,^H *„.. *» nnn , eager for a comeback. Sirois, Henning Are Paired on Legion's Card Walter Strols and Johnny Hen- nlng are scheduled to team tc.nlght In the tag match feature of the American Legion's wre.stliit!: program at Memorial Auditorium. Shots nnd Helming are slated lo meet Sugy Hnyamaka and Snckcye McDonald in the, miiln event bout". Tonight's appearance will be the first here for both Sirois and llen- are 'S has ventured nlng In several months. Both top drawer heavyweights. . In the two one-tall preliminary bouts. McDonald is scheduled to meet Sirois and Henning is slated to meet Hayamaka. Pro Ticket Soles To End Thursday The California club blanked nimv.'ji •• -~ '— -~.. v u , T Rucker, Ala 5-0 ta the on^nln RatR in " haltlc which wl " be "TTLE ROCK - Tlimsday « .day of the annual'meet last Pri'dnvi I, 0 T ISC i d only lo th ^ters and i *'" be the deadline for mail orders Ft. Myers eot a first-round hvpT,ol e Dut evc " for cinema-view- i "" "ckels for the Philadelphia En- Los Alamitos rostsr Include"'naIP ! f " '" Pnilndel P hi! > ««<< New Bag- jglc-Delroll Una football game. Coogan, former Pittsburgh Piratw - d ' Mar . cl » 11 .° sets 20 per cent. , player. Orders mcelvcd by War Memorial par, at the end of the regulation 72 holes in the $15,000 tournament. The 18-hole medal piny mutch lulcd to begin at 2:31) p.m. over lhc 6,508-yard, par-72 Milburn Country Club course. Just a week ago today Middle- Co^ lost a playoff lo Julius Boros, Mid Pines, N. C., in the $25,000 •World" Golf Tournament at Chicago. I" y e s t e r d a y's competition, Burke turned in a sizzling bunder- par 67 after missing a 30-Inch putt on the last hole. He. blamed the bark of n dog, which cnme just as be started his putt, lor the miss, «n For Cary Middlecoff played Ills last two holes In a driving ruin and got n CO. Burke, who won four consecutive tournaments earlier this summer) played eight rounds of sub-par golf In-the Tam-O'Shantcr nnd "World" GqJ! Tournaments at Chicago and was well under pnr In four rounds here. Boros, who took tbo lead In money winnings by virtue of his big «rnb <il Chicago, had to settle for 550 here after ^v>»"'i n « 74 r or a 292 total. "It just goes to prove I can shoot poor gi>lf us easily as J can shoot bad golf," tho good-natured Boros explained. Eli CPorky) Oliver, Lemont, III., who started the final round In the i lend with 20-t strokes, nnd Dave Douglas of Newark. Del., who was tie flt 277, pood /or jl.200 each.' MarsacTops In Stock Races CorjJthersville Driver Captures Top Money ' Curly Marsac oi Caru(hersvlll« captured top money In the Blythe- villc stock Car Club's stock car races at. Walker Park yesterday at- tcrnoon. Marsac. driving a 1933 ford hot rod, copped two first and a fourth I" yesterday's five race program lo claim the day's top purse. .Mnrsnc won first place hi the fourth and feature rncea and: third in tl ltl . first race. The feature race wa» a race between nil is cars entered in th« afternoon's program. • Tiie Blytheville club sponsor. automobile racing on the Walker Park oval twice a week, on Friday night and Sunday afternoons,' Porkers to Rams-Eagles Play nated Camp Hucker. The North Miami, Fin., police walloped Smithfield, Utah. fl-3. ousting the Utah club from the double elimination tournament, Monday nielli's schedule- 5:45 p.m.-Perry, Okln,, Oilers vs Anchorage. /Masks. 2 p.m.—PC. Myers vs. Los Alamitos fsecond round). nesday on Marclano's return from PitlsburBh. where he is scheduled for an exhibition encounter tonight. Cairo Reporter Swims Channel j English Channel from France In i IB'.-j "hours. This was almost six | hours behind the record time. i He was the fourth .swimmer to conquer Ihe Cllannel this year. Little Rock Legion Team Is Defeated PONCHATOULA, La. Ml — Th Austin. Tex., Buddies beat the Lot • | tie Rock, Ark., Doughboys 4-1 last ni?ht to enter Tuesday's finals of i the American Lesion Baseball Regional Tournament. Little Rock xvlll meet Monroe, La ' (omorrow night to detertnine Aus-' tin's opponent. pour Monday after swimming the REGISTRATION BLANK Fishing Rodeo Walker ParH Aug. 23 and Aug. 27 I. the undersigned. ( fo hereby apply for rcgislra- linn in the l!lylhevi|] c KJ s hin K Rodeo nt Walker Park. I certify (hat I am not older tlmn 15 years of age and thai [ will> w i(h all rules ami regulalinns of (he rodeo l« (he fullest extent. sparked n four-run seventh Inning which pul the Travs ahead. The B<\i-s scored once In the ninth. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING S Monday, Aug. 18 8 p.m. TAG MATCH j ; Sockeye McDonald & Sugy Ha'yamaka Adults SOc^Children 15e VI. Walter Sirois & Johnny Henning Also 2 1-Fal! Matches 00 Minute Time Limit McDonald vs. Sirois Hayomaka YS. Henning Stadium here hy then will fee filled in time for the game the night of August 23. Plenty of good seats are left at the moment. ROCK — The Ark»ns»« />,.™rnnrKs, who employ a pro- styled brand of football .In collegiate circles, will get another chance lo see how the best In the business ,do It !n War Memorial The Razorbacka will be on hand en masse that night as spectators at the Philadelphia Eagle-Delrolt Won Game. Arkansas' head coach Otis Douglas, t.i a former Eael» lineman. ROYAL nfcinSttE! Now Millions More Can Own Them —at the Biggest Savings in Years! 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