The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 1, 1952
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F»»AT, ATJaUST 1, 1M1 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* rm Shantz Notches No. 19 as A's Sweep Couple from Detroit By JACK HAND Associated Tress Sporls Writer Little Bobby Shantz, leading candidate 1'or Die American League's most valuable player award, looks like baseball's "Man of the Year." 72* Mayer Leads Par Busters Into Second Round of Tarn By JKKKV MSKA CHICAGO t.&i— Dick Mayer, former Army tank sergeant who is seelung his first major golf title, today led a pur-cm aching array of pros irilo the second loinid of the $30,000 All-American tourney , Mayer, 28-year-old St. Peters-» burg, Fla.. pro of three seasons, I shot a seven-undcT pnr opening 65, j one-stroke lead over na- (o take Uonal PGA Champion Jim Tmnesa. Tnrnosa in turn, had four 07 shooters on hia heels after ye. c tcr- i v's opening drive over Tain () 3 tia n t e r's g ay acres **hl t: h pro - dri'ed 45 scores under par 72, You could take your pick Among 1 solid performers and dark horses as to who might be winging ahead when the 72-hole chase for top prize of $3,420 ends Sunday, Knotted at 67, two strokes behind Mayer, who whipped eight birdies yesterday, were Ted Rhodes, hunting the first top-drawer win by a Negro; Bob Gadja, another lesser V light; and two well-tried hands, the incomparable Sammy Snead and j Johnny Palmer, recent Canadian i- Open winner. V There were four 68 gunners, in•' eluding Defending Champion Gary V-iIiddlecoff, 1952'a leading money ft jitiner; En Furgol, the crook-arm,'«d fairways Trojan; Henry Williams, ISM national PGA runner- up; and Jack Isacs, In his first Tain try. Tea at Ten players were bunched at 69, among- them the year's second top \ money-winner Jack Burke, and gay fe!ad* Jimmy Demaret. A whopping group of 30 players were under 70, ,d anyone of them could walk •ff wlfch t*ie big money. In UM concurrent All-American RKiatoiir, Frank Btr»n»han of Toledo, Ohio, who nearly has a mo- nopolr °" tke title, was & two-stroke l«d«r wtth two - under - par 70 Btranah&n, Keeking hie fifth •hrelghi tttlt, wai chwed by John Guentfcw, Jr., Reading, Pa.; Richard Norton, Grand Hapids, Mich, and Am McKetghen, Hobart, Ind. SUM a third piM« 9t th« All- Aflieric^fi jn«rry-go-round, the Wo men'* Open, wu paced by Betty J*me*on, eharmlng San Antonla Te«., jpM. Betty 1 * three-under-pa 73 gar* tor a two-stroke lead over OpMi Champion Loui mmA B«Hy Bw*h, also ptoe. Rotary Midgets Defeat Lions Leaders Suffer First Loss of Season 5-1; Jay roe Hurls 1-Hitter Or*. W *b» Pacific North truH and regetabl ocnto with 12 packin ta that turn tmt over Kve mil cam * rf**- The Lions Club's undefeatec tring in the Midget Basebal ,eague was ended yesterday. The Rotary Club team, .ntil a v eek ago ^as one of the eague's two whipping boys, handed' he league-leaders thrir first loss of he season 5-1 in a league game .t the Ninth Street Park. Bobby Jayroc, the Rotary Club outhpaw. who couldn't find the >late the first of the season, turned he Lions back with just one hit aa he hurled his second straigut win. And both of the victories were tne-hitters. Jayroe ciidu't walk a single bat- er yesterday and he fanned nine. Joe Bratcher, the Lions Club's pitcher, got the only hit off him, single and Bratcher scored the only run on an outfield error in the second inning. The Rotarians tied the score with single run in the third and won ;he game wilh. a four-run outburst the fourth. Thcy got but four hits off Bratcher but those four were enough. Huey with two hits In three times ,t bat led th« Rotarians at bat. With a da?^line 19-3 record, the lute lefty is a sure thing lo be- ~omc the majors' first 20-game vinnci 1 in '52. Baiiiiig a slump he :liou!d become the first to win 25 'or the Philadelphia A's since I^efty Grove in 1J132. Shantx' 19th was a four-hitter Liainst Detroil, 2-1, in the first same of a double header. He struck out seven and walked only two in oulpitching young Billy Hoefl. The A's also took the second game. 3-2, with tlu-pje in tile ninth off Virgil Trucks. Homers by Trucks and Walt Dmpo provided Hie only Tiger runs off winner Alex Kellner. Vic Raschi. regaining his old place as New York Yankee ace, won his 10(h straight and 12th of the season by a 6-2 score over Chicago lo k.'ep the Yanks three games ahead of (he Indians. Indians Heat Boston Cleveland staged a six-run rail) in the eighth to make it two mr of three over Boston, 8-2. Bob Lewon earned his 12th vie. lory with a seven-hitter Washington remained 5'i game, back of the Yanks by scoring-fivi In the first Inning before anybod; was out to rip St. I/iuis. 10-5. Brooklyn widened its Nationa League lead to six games ove York by Knocking off Pittsburgh in Rotary Club Huey £• Ross 2b Peterson • Tinker cf Watson'3b Cure Ib Jayroe p Oillli rf Richardson If Totals LLomt Club Morris 2b Auftin M Haney 3b Bratcher p J. Nelson c Oarnett rf Peek If . B. Nelson cf Brown Ib Totals AB 3 2 2 2 J 22 AB 2 9 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 17 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet Vew Oilcan* 62 47 .569 itlanta Chattanooga lobite Memphis Jirmingham Nashville -ittle Rock 61 S3 56 54 51 51 41 NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn .. , New York .. st. rout* .. Philadelphia Chicago .. . Boston .. Cincinnati ., Pittsburgh .. W . .64 ..58 ..67 ..52 ,.50 . 41 .,39 ..28 L Pel 29 3& 42 46 -48 55 ,655 .532 .505 .482 .464 .464 .431 GB .638 .624 6 .576 10 .531 14> .5)0 16 L , .427 24i .394 28 .275 4U> AMERICAN New York .. Cleveland .. Boston Washingcon . Philadelphia Chicago .. .. Si. Louis Detroit LEAGUE W L PCI. O.B .59 41 .590 56 53 ...53 , ..48 62 ...41 ....35 .560 3 .546 4 .515 6 .511 8 .510 8 .402 19 .350 24 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS Southern league Little Rock 11, Atlanta 5 Memphis 8, Birmingham 3 Mobile 8, Chattanooga 6 Nashville at New Orleans, rain. PPd National League Brooklyn 1-4 Pittsburgh 6-1 (firs 11 innings) wo games, 7-0 in 11 innings and ! sl ' L <>"is 8 Boston 3 I to 1. " Chicago went wild lo score nine n (he sevenlh and trim the Gianls 11-6. Despite an 11-1 lead, the Cubs had to battle to stave off a late Giant rally. rhe St. Louis Cards ripped into Vern Bickford for six in the fifth inning to thump the Boston Braves -3. Philadelphia Is next port of call for the onrushlng Cardinals who now are only four games behind the Giants. The Phillies, also red hot, and Cincinnati were Idle. Chicago 11 New York Only games scheduled American League Cleveland 8 Boston 2 Philadelphia 2-3 Detroit 1-2 New York 6 Chicago 2 (night) Washington 10 St. Louis 5 tnigiit TODAY'S GAMliS Southern LeaRue Little Rock at Birmingham Chattanooga at New Orleans Nashville at Mobile (only games scheduled) Divers, Swimmers In Olympic Spotlight mulNXI (*)—A ta-io of curvjceoui California jlrla and an jpwtr-ol* Hawaiian iniM play«4 the leading role* In the Olympic g& U. S. Cuppers Enter Second Round Play HAVANA If, — The U. S. enters the second round of the North American zone eliminations for the Davis Cup Friday the heavy favorile against Cuba. So confident is Capt. Gardnar Mulloy that he Is sending two of his youngest operatives into action against th« Cubans in th« opening singles tests. Bernard Bartzen, an Army sergeant of Fort Sill, Okla., will m»«t Cuba's No. J player, Orlando Gar- rldo, while national Intercollegiate champion Hugh Stewart of Los Angeles, goes against Cuban champion. Dr. Juan Weiss. Mulloy hasn't decided the make- ip of the doubles team yet. but he'll probably play himself with either Barizen or Stewart against Dr. Weiss and either Pepe Aguero Reinaldo Garrido, Orlando's brother. The doubles are Elated for Saturday in the best-of-five series. The final two singles matches will be played Sunday, but hy that time Mulloy hopes ho will have the decision wrapped up. Juveniles Get 15-11 Win Over Dirty Sox in CSL The Courier News' seooiid-plact Dirty Sox fell back two and OM- half gomes behind the pace-sotting Kilowatterx ye*t«rday »'hea Wiey dropped a 15-11 decision to Platiter* Hardware'* Juvenile* la ft Commercial Softball league game. —4 The Dirty Sox twice cam* from ^_ _ _ I behind to overtake th« Juvenile* Chevies Edge ^ Mead's 9-8 In BWL Tilt LEAPING I.ADI US —Different Lypei of broad jumping were it- Uistratcd by women In the Olympic Games. Mcnczes de Cardo of Irazll, Australia'! Verna Johnfion and Prance's Suzanne Olotln, left ki right, used their arms and legs in varying techniques to gain maximum distance In Helsinki. (NEA) National League Chicago at Brooklyn (night) Rush (10-9) vs Roe (7-0) Pittsburgh at New York (night) Fisher (1-1) vs Hearn (11-3) St. Louis at Philadelphia (night) Clark (0-0) vs Meyer (7-12) Cincinnati at Boston (night) Raffensberger (10-9) vs Surkont (G-9) American League New York at St. Louis (night) Reynolds (12-6) vs Bearden (4-2) Philadelphia at Cleveland (night) Zoldak (0-5) vs Garcia (14-1) Boston at Detroit (night) Parnell (7-6) vs Newhouser (4-6) Washington at Chicago (night) Ferrlck (3-2) or Haynes (0-2) vs Dobson (9-8) The Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet^ pushed across two rims in the eighth inning yesterday afternoon to nose out Mead's Clothiers 9-8 in a Bay Window Softball League game at Little Park. Three straight errors brought In the winning run for the Chevies who three times came from behind to overhaul the Clothiers. The win was Sullivan-Nelson's ninth of the season agninst four losses. The loss was Mead's eighth of the season against five victories. Kerb Childs was the losing pitcher. He was nicked for 13 hits. George Clark was the winner. He gave up sfx hits. No more games are scheduled in the league this week but, Monday Mead's plays American United Life, Mrs. Patricia MeCorailck of Long] Beach, Calif., winner of th« springboard diving tltta two days ago; Paula Jean Myeri, a 11-year-old from Covina, Calif., and Mr«. Juno Stover Trwin of Los Angeles, placed 1-2-3 after four qualifying dives In tbe women's platform diving competition, Evelyn Kawamoto of Honolulu won her semi-final heat In the women's 400 meter freestyle swim SWIMS, TOO—Anne Francis displays a few good reasons why she was selected Swim For Health queen. The Hollywood, Calif., beautv is a rarity. She go«s into U»e water. (NEA.) to lead two of the thre« Americans into the flnaU. Except for these two women's vents, things were rather quiet as he Olympic stage was set for Sat- rday's big windup program. And, or once, there weren't any broken ecordi. The early doings had no effect .n the unofficial but torrid duel be- ween Russia and the U S. for the op place In over-all point scoring —a matter not recognized by Olympic officials. It was Russia by 523V4 to 465 Friday morning with no events that lount for medals—and points— icheduied until afternoon. Russia's water polo tram beat Spain. 4-3, in a losers-half final round gaiue. The U. S. has qualified tar Hie four-learn final bracket. Bulgaria earned the hollow honor of finishing seventh In the basketball competition by bcatina France 58-44. Vincent Karrell. the referee who was injured in the riot which followed the Franco-Uruguay game, was one of the officials. Hungary sent three fencers into the final round of the Individual abre fencing competition. Jose De Capriles of New York, the last American, wns eliminated after winning two semi-final bonus. Small Industry Proves Less Safe in U. S. NEW YORK (^-Industrial accidents cost the nation 52,600,000,000 a year and most occur in small manufacturing plants with 100 nr fewer workers, reports the National Association of Mutual Casualty Companies. It said two-thirds of the Indus- City Softball Standings COMMERCIAL LEAGUE Team W. t.. Kilnv.a(ien 12 4 Dirty Sox 9 8 Money Clmngen 7 8 Planters 6 8 Leather Pullers 3 II B.A? WINDOW Lifers Chevrolets 9 Mead's 5 Plowboyt 4 7 Moose 3 8 YMCA 2 9 Drfve-/n Theatres Js'mg Steel Screens but four runs Ui tha fourth Inn- tig were too much for tham ft n d ave the Planter* their iixth win f tli* season. Billy Baker WM the losing pitcher. He came In In the third to )••- leva starter Freddie Routisavflli vho couldn't hold & 9-& toad glv en him by the Sox who rallied for nine bigr runs Sn the second. The Courier team tied the Rcore again, however, with two runs' In ;hft third but Baker gave up four runs on three hlti in th« fourth that decided the game. The Juveniles jumped off for five runs in the Hist innfng just three hits but lha Courier's nine- nm second inning ero.sed Lheir lead. Six runs in the thirc inning put the Juveniles back in the lead li-9 but the Courier tied it up again with two in the third Mnrvln Ross was the winning pitcher. The victory was his thin of the season Rgainst no defeats Tommy Mosley with three sin gles in four times'al bat led th Juveniles at the plate, Dick Mill with two for three was the Cour ier's leading hitter^ League play hegitis Its final wee Monday with Duro-Chrome playing Farmers' Bank, NEW YORK <JFl — Movie screens nt modern outdoor drive-in theaters ere being made of stceL Screens used to be made ot wood anchored to telegraph poles, or cinder block mn.sonry. Often the sol We/7/ to Quit IBC Post to Manage Rocky MEW YORK W) — XI Welll steps down us International Boxing: Club matchmaker, Sept. 1, to become full time manager of heavyweight contender Rocky Marctano. With Marclano, unbeaten Brock- .on, Masi., slugger, ready to challenge Jersey Joe Wateott for the iltle In September. Welll decided to resume management of the fighter. The announcement was made yesterdny by Jim Norrls. IBC President, iollowing a meeting with Welll and Bob Chrislenberry, chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission. Welll told Chrlstenberry he wanted lo give Marclnna the benefit of his many years of experience as a manager and realized he could not do so under state laws while serving as matchmaker. Marty Welll, Al's stepson managed tbe fighter since Memphis Dumps Barons Again Trib* Tok*« Tkird In Row 8-3 to Kt«p 1st Division Hop»t First place Mew Orlcam look* learly — Atlanta and Chattanooga are slumping badly — Mobile may be reviving—Birmingham and Nash- 'Ille apparently haven't clax AA cams—Little Roctc Is too far down for pennant contention. That's everybody in the Southtra Association this Aug. 1 except Memphis. And Memphis, along with New Orleans. Is putting on the beM. ahow to watch. Less than (We weeks ago Luk» iipllug'i Memphis chick» wer« knee deep In the cellar and. looking like a Class B team In a Clas* AA league. Today, Memphli U In fifth, winning steadily and polMd to move Into the first division ju«t a> soon ai Mobile, Chattanooga or poisibly Atlanta falter. Nicholas Shht. The Chicks took: trxlr ttiM alralght (rom Birmingham lut night, 8-J, and for a changi Memphis didn't use the long ball to win. Brilliant base running by Don Nicholas and the ability to kurn Birmingham's Inept play to in advantage won for Memphis. Rain Idled New Orleani *nd Nashville, but even during th* r»»» New Orleans Increased It* l*a|u« lead over second plaoa Atlanta. Tot the lecond time this itimmer Atlanta has gone into a jilump—po«- slbly a serious on« Th« Cracker* lost their third straight to Vn plaov Little Rock, 11-s. has 1919. tcrmltca moved in. The new steel screens have a concave surface to keep actors in perspective and they are guaranteed to resist any wind under 100 miles an nettled and cracked the screen or hour. Nose Drops Fool Ewe of Utah Herder NEW YORK </!>) — A New York chemical company Investigated the cause of a large order of nose drops from a Utah sheep herder. The shcepmnn explained that ft ewe ordinarily will refuse to nurse Horses Still In D»manJ In Northeastern U.S. GLIDDEN. 7a. (Jp>—OH Dobbta may have retired from most Midwest farms, but he's ntill In demand In the Northeastern United Stales, Billy Merritt, horsa-buj'er, says. Merritt aayi lie to thlppini t carload of horaes every week from Glldden to logging camps In Matn» and to the Northeastern truck i»r- denlng area. Merritt, whe attends hor» aue- tlona In Iowa, Nebraska and Mll- sourl, says a good young draft horse brings about *100. The horgw have to be big and strong »nd tennis must be matched. So far, Merritt says, he has shipped 10 carloads of horses this year. Iambs not her own. He uld ha put the drops In the noses of ewe« M they would accept and "mother" orphan lambs. One drop, he laid, made one small lamb seem much Vlkft any other, so far as the ewe's no«e was concfcn- ed. ^ I.KAOUE 13 1 4 Pel .150 .600 .467 .429 .214 .329 .692 .385 364 .273 .182 Italy Awaits Anthem Since World War II ROME wv-Musical Italy has had no national anthem since Worlc War II. An author of famed Neapolitan sougs, E, A. Mario, tried to end (his shortcoming. He wrote a new son which now aualts approve! h Italy's professor President Luis Einaudi. Military defeat In World War I ended the "Royal March" ant "GlovhiMiM" as two national an (hems. Since Ihen the country has stood to attention to an old-lime irvolminiwry song called (he "llymtl Of Mamcli." Became ot Its revolutionary background, the] hymn was never recognized as an' official authem. j Midget League Standings Team Lions American Legion Yarbro .laycees notary Kiy an is W 1 5 5 3 3 I Trl. .857 .625 .625 .375 .37S .125 My Sincere and Humble Thanks The principal crops of Bulgaria are wheat, rye. barley, oals, corn, potatoes, tobacco and fruit. San Marino, a country with an area of only 38 .square miles. Is situated in (he Appenine Mts. in the heart of Hals'. trial accident. 1 ;, which resulted in 16.000 deaths and Injuries to 2.030.000 persons, occurred In the smaller plants. The sun's rnys falling on Jupiter are calculated to have one 2"(h the Intensity ot those falling on thf earth. JUMPS WITH JOY — Mabel Landry, 19-year-old Chicago girl, gritted her teeth and sailed through the nir setting a new national women's broad-jump record of 18 feet 3 inches during the Olympic Games Trials in Harritburg, Pa. <NEA) To Friends Of Good Government We will win the Governor's race, and bring a new day to Arkansas by all working together iirough August 12th. RANCIS CHERRY ALSO 100PJIOOF . aOlHCO IN BONO 1 JEllOWSTONE IMC, IOUI5VIUE KYr (Political Ad Paid For By Judge Francis Cherry)

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