The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1952 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 21, 1952
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PAGE TEX *UTTTEVrLI.K (MlK.) COURIER NEWS TfftmSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1555 58 Candidates Answer Call as Chicks and Paps Begin Football Practice Only 25 on Hand at Tribe's Drills; Juniors Draw 33 Blylheville's Chicks and Paps got their pre-season fool- ball practices off to a good start yesterday but both teams drew only a total of 58 candidates. The Chicks began work yesterday morning with only 25 smiadmcn on hand while the Paps drew 33 to their opening session yesterday afternoon. But coaches of boll) teams had high hopes that more candidates would report this week and slill more wotdd come out as (lie tie£m- ning of school classes draws nearer. If the Chicks' candidates were expecting nil easy first week, they got a sur| Coaches Russ Mosley and Dill Stand), alter a fairly easy morning session, had their charges hard at work yesterday afternoon In spite of the heat. After a long calisthenics period, the chicks were sent through block- Ing and tackling exercises and a New York Cleveland Boston Washington Chicago Philadelphia St. Louis Detroit AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. 70 50 .583 03 50 .510 62 53 G2 62 60 56 58 56 ... 50 1 ..39 80 .539 6[i .525 1 .517 8 .517 H .411 20 .328 30Ji NATIONAL LEAGUE W f. • Pet. Brooklyn 75 38 New York 68 45 OB St. Louis Philadelphia Chicago Boston Cincinnnlt Pittsburgh .,69 ..63 ..68 ..« ..50 ..35 .664 .002 7 .595 gi,i .543 13',2 .-192 I9!i .426 27 .420 28 .287 4',i SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Chattanooga Atlanta New Orleans Mobile Memphis Nashville Little Rock Birmingham W 73 -73 99 66 •7 64 82 61 Pet .551 .541 .519 .504 .500 .485 .410 .425 TESTER DAY'S RESULTS American League Brooklyn 6 Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 1 $t. Louis 9 Boston 2 (night, called 1','x innings rain) New York at Chicago postponed rain. Naitaaal l*eagti« Cleveland 18 Boston 8 Chicago IS New York J Philadelphia ' 4 Detroit 3 St. Louis nt Washington postponed rain (night) (night) Southern I.e«gu* LitWe Boclc 10, New Orleans 8 Chattanooga 3, Birmingham 0 Nashville 6-9, Atlanta 4-1 Mobile 6-5, Memphis 2-2 TODAY'S GAMES National League Hew Yorlc at Chicago (2) Jan- Ben (11-8) and Hearn (12-5) vs Minner (11-8) and Rush (12-11) Brooklyn at Pittsburgh Ersklne (11-5) vs Friend (5-16) Boston at St. Louis Spahn (1113) vs Mizell (7-5) (Only games scheduled) American League Chicago ^t New York Pierce (128) vs Gorman (4-1) St. Louis at Washington (s) Byrne (6.12) and Cain (8-7) vs Shea (96) and Mosterson (7-51 Cleveland at Boston Gromelc (65) vs Hudson (8-9) (Only games scheduled) Southern League Nashville at Atlanta Birmingham at Chattanooga Memphis at Mobile Little Rock at New Orleans Few Signers Found For U.S. Declaration OMAHA. Neb. i,v, — Omaha World-HcraW Reporter Tom Allan took the setond paragraph ("We hold ihesf truths to be self-evident." etc.) from the Declaration ot Independence, fixed it up in ueti- tion for;n and asked persons encountered fit random to .sign it-. Ot 25 persons approached, only four t-igned. Sample comments: "Sounds sorta Communistic. Some of thc^c Communistic writers have a way of writing things, you know." "What aie >tm tiyin? to do, overthrow the government? 11 short punt and punt return session Among the 25 candidates report- Ing to the Chicks' opening drill yesterday were 12 lettermen from last year's squad. These include Donald Gentry, Tom Mosley. Bob Childress, Charles Garner, Quincy Hodge, .\fontroe Holland. M. I Criner. Leon Privett, Dob I«e Kill Kelly Jones. Billy Gilbow and Norman Bratcher. This leaves four last-year lettermen eligible again this year unaccounted lor. The /our who have not reported are Johnny O'Brien nenny Hays. Ralph Siiyder and Larry Ltmsford. Snyder Is expected to report late this week or the first of next week and there are reports that Hnys Lunsford nnd O'Brien will not play football this year. Four I.etlermen Tor l'a|>s The Paps had four last year let termed back In the fold yesterday They are quarterbacks Freddie Akers, Hobby Jones anrt Mlrkcv Shelton mid fullback Charles Ab bolt. The Paps went through only a sherl session yesterday afternoon and Coach Harold Stockton con fined (lie activities to piny running 'Hie Juniors will take things easy a few days with hard contact work expected to begin the first of the week. Even (hough pre-season practice Is only a day old one major change 1ms already been made In tiie Chicks' roster. Cliarlcs Garner who lettered as a blocking back last year is being carried ^ as a guard this year. The reason lor this Is that the Chicks expect to be long on backfield material and short on guards and Gnrncr, whose specialty Is blocking, is considered fine lord materinl. The Chicks are scheduled for two more workouts today, the first was for conditioning session at 0 a.m and the second was to be regular drills nt 3 p.m. They lire holding their practices nt Haley Field. The Paps will work but once a day, in nfterhooiis. and arc holding their workouts on the campus of the new high schccl. Both the Chicks and the Paps will open their seasons Sept. 11 The Chicks open against North Little Rock and the Pops against Keiser. Graham W/ns Decision from Carmen Basilio CHICAGO W — At the nge of TO, and niter 113 professional fights Irish Billy Graham is willing to ncl- mit that it's hard work boxer. "I alwnys Hkert to fight and can remember when I'd rather thnn cut," he §aid. "But now It's just plain hard work. The onlj thing that keeps me going is the chance tit Qavilnn's title," After polishing off rugged Carmen Basilio, the Uj)state New York former onion-grower. In 10 rounds ftt Chicago Stadium Inst night, Grahnm wasn't even breathing hard. f "I'm going back to New York and I Amafeur Field Is Whittled to 16 Singer Don Cherry Upsets Sfranahan in Second Round Play By DOB JIVEHS SEATTLE ' l/fi --Sixteen survivors of play, headed by former Champion Charlie Ciic nnd such strong challengers as Walker Cup player Jimmy McHule, snilor Oenc Littler and crooner Don Cherry, head into another double round of match play toilay in the Men's National Amateur Golf Championship. Coe. the 1040 champion, and Me- Hale are familiar names in the national classic. Littler ami Cherry earned their way Into prominence by producing the txvo mnst re-sounding triumph! of the fifth round yesterday afternoon Litller. 22-year-old former Junior star, with perhaps the most brilliant play thus far in the tournu- mcnt, defeated tiic British amateur champion. Harvie Ward Jr. „ of farboro N C 4 nnd 2 bcl "8 ..? — Chcrn licit Mrinihtn t—Cherr> •>« from Garden C itj Y.; 'well known in the East n tight I professional singer, made it anoth or year of .sorrow for Frank Stranahan, the perennial contender from Toledo, Cherry, who hus played without acclaim In three other nationals, cieefatod the haiu^ome Ohio strong- boy. 3 and t. Strannhnn, twice British champion, has never won the Aint'rican crown. Arnold Blum, Macon. Ga.. a hot rest for live days then go back toj threi , cnoled o(f bcfore U]0 RO| , work,' he said. "I'll start prcnar- 0 , Pim , Jo i, nnson- Seattle. Jolmn- tng for Gaviton by doing roadwork | son cnmc o ,, t o{ „ ( mcri , U v. on at Greenwood Lake N.Y. hen move: Uu , „,„,„ f;linvnv _ to have ,,, e hole ray training quarters to Miami j _ nm , 01 , (o wi , about Sept. 10 or 12. I'll go to Cuba 10 days before the fight." liny Billows. Poiighkcepsie. N.Y.. Trie powerfully - built Graham.; who. In his Chicago debut, impress- 1 ed ringslders as the sharpest anil] cleverest boxer since Ray Robinson, 'ill shoot for Kid Gavilau's welterweight crown In Havana Oct. 4. . a ihree-time runner-up like Stran„, will have to wMt a vcar to t ]n Joh(m5oll brat him t City Softball Standings COMMERCIAL LEAGUE 3 Johnny Daw.son. Palm Spring*. Calif., missed seven putts of four feet ' or less Lo ruin an otherwise lifaiitiful game and lose to Eduarcl Meiser Jr., Willoughby, O., 1 up. FOOTBALL TOfE AGAIiV—Blythevillc's Chicks and Paps "began pre-season football drills yesterday and there was action aplenty everywhere. Shown abovx nre scenes from the (mining camps as the teams started getting ready for the fall season. At upper left, Kenneth Fisher (right), a soiihomore fullback candidate, plays dummy for blocking back Bob (Red) Childress under the watchful eye of Coach Russ Mos- tey. At upper right, t,ic!c!e Quincy Hodge practices his tackling technique on end Montroe Holland while John Fong (In background), a sophomore line candidate, looks on. In the lower photo, Junior High Conch Harold Stockton, shows his Papoose quarterbacks how the famous split-T offense should be run. (Courier News Photos) Bosses Criticize Younger Employes Team Kilowatters Dirty Sox Money Changers E'lauler.s Leather Pullets . W. 13 12 9 NEW YORK m — The trouble I'd. t with rcrcnt high school • employed by its member firms, say I the nnd Induslry As- nnd 9-1. soeiiilion of New York, is that their I .6(10 .4-1-1 .444 Lookouts Blank Bears 3-0 To Widen Southern Lead By The Associated Tress Chattanooga's Southern Association leaders dre back In stride today, despite numerous cripples and a suspended star. Their lead is back to two full games. The Lookouts blanked BlrminR-1 his 13th victory. ham on Jim Pcarce's six-hit hurling last night, 3-0, and picked »p a gnme nnd n hull over Atlanta, which bowed twice to Nashville, 6-4 BAY WINDOW LEAGUE Liters IS 2 Chevrolet*; .... Chlorophyll Extract Duty Rate Is Fixed NEW YORK i.v,—After due consideration the Bureau ol Customs has classified imports of certain extracts ot rhlorophvll at Die higher of two po.-siblc duty rates because they arc used chiefly for deodorizing, medicinal and therapeutic purpose?, fays the current Commerce and Industry Association bulletin. They win be classed as chemical rom pound* rather than extracts nnd preparations of vegetable origin used for dyeing, coloring, staining or tanning. The duty rate will be !2'-j per cent ad valorem whereas 7 V _. per cent would have been the rate as j>.n extract. Mead's Plowboys Moose YMCA 11 5 •t . 3 . 3 spelling is had. their handwriting .'278 illegible, Iheir arithmetic unreliable and they expect loo much pay and f too rapid advancement. ,8R2: The survey was based on nues- .733 : tionnnires filled in by executives of .357 ' lf>^> firms about the aptitudes ami 3Q3 job quuliTicattoti-'; of 33.23-1 employes .2501 hired since 1947 with high school 250 educiUlnns. Majeski Shines For Cleveland 1 Italians in Belgian \Mincs Total 51,000 The Mobile Bears are back In the first division. They knocked Mom- phis out of fourth place by clipping the Chicks twice, 6-2 and 5-2. Mobile is only two games back of third-place New Orleans. Bill Antonello and Don Simmer blasted In seven of Mobile's 11 runs, each getting a home run In the nightcap to assure Wade Browning pennant hopes ran seven Nashville hom- Atlanta's headlong in ers nnd also some good pitching The Crackers left 21 runners on bare— 12 ot them In the seven-inning opener. The Little Rock Travelers socked Easter Proves Value as Indians Close in on Yanks; Cards Win 9-2 Bf RALPH RODEN AP Sports Writer Ever since Luke Easter became a regular on the Indians it has*beeu said, "As Basted goes so go the Indians." REGISTRATION BLANK Fishing Rodeo Walker Park Aug. 23 and Aug. 27 I, the undersigned, do hereby apply for registration in-the BIytfieville Fishing Rodeo at Walker Park. I certify that I am not older than 1 5 years of age and that I will comply with all rules and regulations of the rodeo to the fullest extent. Name Age Address Race (Mai) or lake registration blank to Pollct Department In Cily Hill! Rookie Haddix Comes Through for Cards Another rookie hurler delivered for Manager Eddie Stanky. This time it was Lefty Harvey Haddix, now awaiting discharge from the Army. He twirled the St. Louis Cardinals to an easy 9-2 victory over the Boston Braves in a game halted by rain after seven and one-hair innings last'night. Haddix made his successful debut on the heels of Stu Miller's second straight triumph on Sunday The Redblrds backed the 26- year-old Haddix with a 10-hit attack that was helped along with the wildness of Lew Burdette, Boston starter. The Birds wrapped it up with a six-run second inning. Earl Torgeson collected three of the. Braves' five hits, including his fifth home run. Dick sisler rapped a two-run homer, his ninth, for the Cardinals. Hal Rice drove In three runs with a single and a double. Haddix, an 18-6 pitcher with Columbus In the American Association before he went into the service two years ago, hit one batter and walked four, two in the first inn- ing when the Braves scored their first run. He fanned three. The Brawns Rained Out Cardinals sent II men to bat in the decisive second frame against Burdette and Sheldon Jones. Hal Rice, Del Hice and Vern Benson belted doubles, Sisler and Haddix singled nnd Red Schoen- dlenat and Stan Musial drew walks. While the Cardinals were hold- lug o/i in the National League race, the St. Louis Browns' game with the Washington Senators was postponed because of wet grounds. It will be played as part of a twi- night doubleheader in Washington Thursday. The Browns then will move on Philadelphia for another twi-night affair on Friday. Sox and Duro-Chrome Split 'Make-Up' Tilts Freddy Rounsavall spun a two-hit shut-out over Duro Chrome Leather Pullers yesterday as the Courier News Dirty Sox split a "doubleheader" by winning the nightcap 8 to o after dropping the rest ot a delayed gama 12 to 8 )n the opener. The second contest also was a rescheduled game having once been postponed by rain. Rounsavall's Commercial League win was an abbreviated one as the game was called due to darkness after the fourth inning. Both hit-s off Rounsavall were singles coming back-to-back in the' fifth when D. Fowler and Wilford hit safely with one out. Hay Ledbctter wos the Sox' leading hitter with two singles and the win was Ronnsavall's second of the season to go with two losses. Billy Baker was the loser In the first game as the game was picked up where it was left off with the bases loaded and no one out, the score 12-8. L-edbetter, starting with a t\vo and two count was called out on Tommy Don-is' first pitch. Lucius fanned and Floyd OlHson hit back to the pitcher in order. In the last of the fifth inning, Dorrls got out of trouble, again when two men reached base with no one out but failed to score. three New Orleans hurlers for 15 hits and a 10-3 win. despite Frank Thomas' 30th homer. Milo Johnson scattered seven Pelican hits. BOSTON l-p:— Third Base-man Al Rosen of the Cleveland Indians was wondering whether lie still »»? a steady Job. Utility infiddrr Hank Majeski. who replaced I he •slnmp- rlddcn lioien in Wednesday's game against the Red Sox came up with four hits three tingles and a double, in five trie. 1 :. BRUSSELS '.Pi — Fifty-one thousand out of the 160.000 coal-miners, working in Belgium's pits are Hal- : i;ir.*. according to the Belgian minister of l;)l?or. The total figure for foreign la- IKT in fielsinn coal mines i.* 72,- ! OST. Next in order are the 8.2871 Poll's. J.030 Dutch. 2.0SH Germans. 1.3Si> French, 1,320 Ukrainian* nnd 1.092 North Africans. I The Chinese drilled wells more tlian l.COO years ago to depths of \ fsvna! iho'isaiirt feet, accrorting to the National Geographic Society. ' - PLANTERS- EXPERT SPRAY PAINTING • Metal Rtmfs • Houses • Farm Huilrtings Experienced! Reasonable! Call or Writ* For Free Estimates Phone 215W ROYAL WEAVER Stccle Mo. (}. Pictures Of Your Vacation ?m? *•&// KENT A CAMERA All Tiffs at Camera! and Supplies at Barney'* Barney's Drug CAMT.KA HKADquAKTF.RS iWS W Main Phone 2641 If You Own a Car READ THIS $ Pack Wheels Both for Adjust Brakes This Week Only Noble Gili Pontiac, Inc. 5th S: Walnut Phone 6817 Dorris was the winning and losing pitcher for Duro Chrome In the split, Rounsavall also pitched his way out of trouble In the frst game When bases fifth. Duro Chrome loaded but failed to score In Cleveland's pennant hopes have waxed and wanted the past two! seasons coinciding with the rise orl decline of Easier at the plate. A| trick knee more than lack of punch I in the clutch has been responsible! for Easter's tailor e to deliver the! goods In the past. I His value to the Indians is clear-l ly demonstrated by his perform- 1 ance this year. Big Luke Is noil right now and so are the Indiaiis.l Cleveland, with Easter playing al leading roll, swamped (he Dostonl Red Sox, 18-8, Wednesday and rjul.l led to within a game of the Ameri-l can League's front-running Newl York Yankees. The Yanks werel humiliated, 12-3, by the Chicago! White Sox. Philadelphia tripped! Detroit, 4-3, in the circuit's onlyl night gajne. A night game between! St. Louis ant! Washington "was! rained out. Dodgers Increase Lead Brooklyn moved ""seven games! ahead of the New York Giants, in Die National League chase, down ing Cincinnati, 6-3. The Ginnts an Chicago Cubs were rained out other games, Philadelphia tamej Pittsburgh, 3-1, and St. Louis trounced Boston. B-2, in a game! called In the eighth inning because! of rain. The Indians could take over thel lead today with the help of Chi-l cago. A Cleveland victory over! Boston and a Chicago win over! New York would enable the In-l dians to move out in front by one! percentage point. Cleveland enters the cruciall stage of its 12-game road trip day when it invades Yankee Sta-| dium for a two game series. Since July 15, when Easter : joined the Indians after a short) exile to Indianapolis of the American Association, the Tribe has won 24 games and lost ]5, a .615 pace- During this span, Easter haa whacked out 20 hits in 78 times at) bat. a .333 average, driven In 28L runs an clouted eight homers. Bel fore he. departed for Indianapolisf he was hitting .208 and had driven; in 33 runs and connected for only 11 homers in 63 games. Fourth in Row For Russ Meyer PITTSBURGH «>j — wlien the! Phillies' Russ Meyer turned bacU the pirates Wednesday 3-1, it was] the fourth straight victory for the! 28-year-old righthander. Meyer's! record is now ten triumphs and setbacks. Sharks Ate Hunted PORT SUDAN (tF) — An all-ouj campaign against sharks In M< named Gul area of the Red Sea . underway, but not for safety purposes. The drive is designed to pro-l duce revenue .through the sale off lish meal and valuable shark oil I Recently a fisheries officer caught the | nine sharks in 40 minutes, including the one that weighed 600 pounds, I these waters. The fa of Emy Party! Kentucky's favorite straight B*«rbon ! ? £26 Cast a vote for Early Times, and J ruth make your party a success EARLY TIMES ounce a A/3/& whisky! KENTUCKY STRAIGHT IOUR80N WHISHT . K PROOF WRIT TIHEJ DISTILLERY COMPANY . LOUISVIUE 1. KENTUCKY MACHINE WORKS COMPLITI «MT»l | HOP KCTAIM BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS PHONES: Day 3142; Night 6153""

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