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APCTST t, 1W1 /ARK.) Giants Use Rhodes' Big Bat To Stab at Brooklyn's Lead Rookie's Homer Big Blow In Sinking Pittsburgh 7-3 By JACK HAND ^ Auoclated Fr«u SporU WrHcr ^ Rookie Jim (Dusty) Rhodes looks like the man the New York Giants have been waiting for since Willie Mays marched off to the Army. With seven home runs In 10 games at the Polo Grounds, t li e Nashville grad gives manager Leo Durocher needed strength in the outfield to help the club's latest drive oh the league-leading Broofc- lyn Dodgers. Monte Irvin. making his first appearance in the starting lineup since he broke Ills right ankle In a spring exhibition', drove lunne the first run in a four-run explosion against Pittsburgh's Harry Fisher in tlie first inning Friday night. Rhodes smashed a three - run homer and the Giants were off End running, eiiroute to a 7-3 victory. The Giants, who have missed many chances to gain on Brooklyn during the past week, picked up a full game when the Dodgers lost to Chicago, 8-1. New York now trails by five games. St. Louis slugged a parade of Philadelphia pitchers for 14 hits and a 10-5 decision to end the Nails' six-game win string. Four rCns in a ninth-inning spurt that included triples by Stan Muslal and Solly Hemus and a two-run homer by Enos Slaughter nailed down the win. Reds Beat Braves Max Surkont threw two wild pitches to batter Andy Semlnick in Hie ninth to give Cincinnati the first run against Boston. Eddie Pellagrini's single scored the second to make It 2-0 for the Reds' Kenny Raffensberger. Old Satchel Paige helped the St. Loul* Browns- tighten (he American League race by dumping th« front-running New York Yankees, 2-1. Clint Courtney, ex-Yank farmhand, drove in both runs with a homer and single as Aliie Reynolds was knocked out. Paige came •n In' the seventh. Tin Yank loss and Cleveland's «-S triumph over Philadelphia on Larry Doby's 10th inning home run reduced New York's American League lead to two games. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet, 64 30 Ml W 35 .628 42 .5*0 47 .526 48 .515 56 .423 60 ,400 Brooklyn , . New York , St. Louis . . Philadelphia Chicago . , Boston . .. Cincinnati . PitUburgh . OB 5 8 14 V, 15 24 27 40 New York . Cleveland . Boston . ., Washington Philadelphia Chicago . . St. Louis . Detroit . .. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L: Pet. G.B 59 42 .584 S7 54 54 48 52 . 42 35 .564 .551 .540 .505 .505 .408 .347 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W New Orleans 62 Atlanta 61 Chattanooga 59 Mobile 67 Memphis 54 B i r m ingh am .. , 51 Nashville 51 Little Rock 43 .436 YHS. GKANO-.DADDY OP HASNSSS RACING-THE HAMBLETOMAN Sisler Shines as Cards Snap Phils String 10-5 By Tiw UmitUttd Frm Once upon a time Dick Sisler was the toast of the Philadelphia Phillies. Today he's just a hangover headache, splitting tilings wide open. It was Sisler who homered the* ± Phils into the 1850 World Series, ut Friday ngiht h« helped chop f their winning streak at six as St. Louis Cardinals slammed Yank Cagers Play Russians Today in Olympic Title Scrap HELSINKI (&>— Chile captured fifth place in the Olympic basketball tournament today and Holland took fifth and Belgium sixth in water polo. Those were the most significant developments ot a. light morning of competition that served merely to clear the way for the big doings this afternoon in the last day of major competitions in the 15th Olym- Jim Mel Parnell, btazing hot since he rejoined the Boston Red Sox after his recovery from bursitis, set down Detroit with eight hits, 3-1. Boston pulled within S& games of the Yanks and fourth place Washington was only 4 J / 3 back after the Senators 3-i victory over Chicago. YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League New York 7 PitUburgh 3 night Chicago 6 Brooklyn 1 night Cincinnati 2 Boston 0 night St. Louis 10 Philadelphia 5 night American League St.'Louis 2 New York l night Cleveland 6 Philadelphia ft night —10 innings Boston 3 Detroit 1 night Washington 3 Chicago 1 night Southern league Little Rock 2, Birmingham 0 Chattanooga 1, New Orleans 2 Mobile 4, Nashville S Only games scheduled Pebs Blank Barons 2-0 Tor 4th Straight Win By The Associated Press Strictly speaking LIttl« Rock li the cellar teaoi in the Southern 'AMOciatlon but tbe Travelers at this stag* of I9&2 have about the b«et eighth;-place club the league hw se*n sine* 1MB. TODAY'S GAMES National League Chicago at Brooklyn Hacker (9-3)'vs Wade (11*6) PitUburgh at New York rMckeon <«-!») vs Jansen (11-6} Cincinnati at Boston Perkowski <•-.) vs Wilson UO-7) St. Louis at Philadelphia night Staley (13-91 v« Drews (8-10), pic games. The scrappy Chilean basketball* team upset Brazil 5B to 40. reversing the decision ( of their earlier meeting. The United States and Russia meet In the title, scrap this afternoon. In water polo, Holland overwhelmed Spain 7-1 and Belgium splashed to an unexpected 3-3 tie pair of games for teams in the losers bracket. The top four teams get into action this arternoon with Hungary expected to finish on top and the United States poulbly third but more likely fourth. Moving into the last day, with four swimming and diving titles and seven boxing championships to be decided along with titles in several team sports. Russia held R 2414 point lead in over-all team scoring. But it was doubtful that the Russians could hold off the fast- climbing United States team In this Snead Takes Command Of Tarn O'Shanter Play CHICAGO [/P)—"Sam Snead Is like a race horse in a field of ploug horses," said Buck White, the sage of Greenwood, Miss., who has been playing golf as a pro for 27 years. "Yep, that Snead is the greatest fr player in the world," he continued] a Jyer Shines As Armorel Tops Gosne// 4 hit*;, seven for extra bases, In 10-5 triumph. Sisler, who also doubled and ngled, knocked his seventh omer since becoming a Card last •iuler with a man in in the eighth o give St. Louis a 6-5 lend. That ot the Cards under way nnd they dded four ninth-Ennfng runs to Ice opener in Iheir four-game' eries with the Phils In a battle or Ihjrd place. Eddie Yuhns helped defend that losition nicely, allowing just one lit in five and one-third Innings if relief behind starter Jim Clark md Cloyd Boyei, The Cards, Ttcnnwhjle. gave him their best junch as Solly Hemus and Stan •lusial tripled and Enos Slaughter vrmrhmeri home run No. 8. Hans en The Loser Andy H arisen, one of five Phil •>i tchers nnd Sisler's victim, was he loser, while Yuhas picked up lis eighth victory against three de- eats. At Sportsman's Park last night Clint Courtney look charge of St. Louis Browns' fortunes, driving in all their runs with h I s fourth tiomer and a single for a 2-1 victory over the league-leading Ne\s Yot'k Yankees, Gene Bear den, who gave up run and the pitching chores In the seventh, was credited witli his fifth victory while losing two Satch Paige protected the Glim lend, Atlie Reynolds took his sev enthe defeat in 19 decisions. highly Interesting The 183* eighth ranked team, which had a better won-lost percentage than the present Travs, wa* another Little Rock team. Litt4e Rock whipped Birmingham 1-0 la»t night for the fourth victory in ft row and kicked up its won- lost average to a far from disre- ipectful .436. The victors', along with first place New Orleans' 7-2 defeat by Chattanooga, also cut the distance between the Travs and the top to 14 games—a surprisingly Q;^ MY—A;-t Larsen threw up h:s hnnd to his face, in disgust a .er missing a shot in his Davis Cup match \yith Alsuki Miyagi in Cincinnati, but went on to win, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 5-7, 6-3. The United States team swept the Japanese to qualify for the second' round against Cuba in Havana. (NEA) lort dfstanc*. Dick Thompson, frwh and eager •om the L.S.TJ. campu*. pitched ic Trav victory with a 8-hit per- ormance. And, In all other wayi WiUi* ludlin's team played solid ba*eball. Thompson made up for an almoct armless error by singling home one jittle Rock run. Hal Simpson nocked in .the other. Chattanooga broke a J-game lo«- ng streak with a 7-2 win over fir»t ilace New Orleans. Bunkit Stewart pitched a 7-hitter. Bama Ray has broken up many ball for Nashville with big homers. Last night he booted one. An error by the Southern veteran let n Mobile's tying and winning runs n a 4-3 game. Atlanta and MemphU weren't scheduled. Americas Lear** New York at St. Louis night Miller (3-3) VB Pillett* (6-10) or Madison 13-1) Bc«ton at Detroit Trout (7-f) n Newhouaer f4-«) Philadelphia at Cleveland Byrd (7-») or Scheib (5-3) vs Wynn (128) Washington at Chicago Moreno (7-5) vs Stobbs (6-8) tomthern Leafw Little Rock at Birmingham Atlanta at Memphis Nashville at Mobile Chattanooga at New Orleani New Bomb Hits Reds in Korea SEOUL, Korea WV-The "flaming onion" Is not something you would want In your garden. It was cultivated by the Australian* expressly for the consumption of Communist .soldiers In Korea. The "flaming onion" is a rocket with a load of napalm—Jellied gas- oline—ln Its head. It was designed by Flight L. John Smith ot Newcastle. New South Wivles, head of th e Roy al Australian A ir Force armament office. The napalm bomb i scatters flaming jellied gasoline over a broad are. l,t. Smith produced a few experimental models In Japan after several iionths .of research. The "flaming onion 11 was given it* first field test Feb. 8. Only recently have the Australians begun to us* it in combat, FOR SALE Concrete cnlrerts, 12 Inch to <t inch, plain or rtcnfnrced. Also Concrete Building Rlncki chcap- •r than lumber for burn'i. chick* en hMsei, pump house*, tenant hon»et, tool ihedj. W« delinr. Call u for fit* estimate. » OSCEOLA TILE * CULVERT CO. Read Courier News Classified Ads Special Card Booked for Wrestle Ring Promoter Mike Meroney has lined up a special card for his Memorial Auditorium wrestling program Mon- dty night. There will be the usual tag match feature but as nn added attraction a young wrestler will t*ke on all comers from among the spec- I taton. The young wrestler who will hurl challenge* at the "rfngsdie wrestlers" la Ed Welch, the fifth and youngest of the famed wrestling Welch brothers. "I've had a number of men here In town say they would like to lake on one of my wrestlers, so this will be their chance to show Just how much of that talk they mean," Promoter Meroney said. "Ed has Just been wrestling a short time; in fact, he hasn't hit the pro circuit yet. This will be a good opportunity to see how much these fellows know about wrestling." Meroney said that so far he has hp.d several men agree to meet young Welch. Then after Welch and the would- be wrestlers get through in the ring, four professional heavyweights will take over In the tag match feature. Teaming In the main event will be Frits Schnsbel and Sugy Haya- unofficial but competition. The Americans chopped 34 points off the Russian advantage yesterday and qualified five fearless fighters for the finals of tonight's boxing competition. The Russians wents coreless. .The U. S. boxers, too often also runs In previous international tour- ament*. con Id provide enough points to guarantee the unofficial team title. Assured ot 25 Fo4nla They, are assured of a minimum of 35 points and at least three of the five—middleweight Floyd Paterson, light heavyweight Norvel I-*e and heavyweight Eldie Sanders— look like they'll go all the way. Russia lost four out of six semifinals as only Its light welterweight and welterweight survived. Amerl can and Russian boxers will clash in just one of the 10 finals. Charley Adklns of Gary, Ind., meets Viktor Mednov in the new 1 eight welterweight division. It should be close. All of the American points yesterday came in swimming and diving and the star-spangled aquatic stars should continue to score heavily In today's last four finals. The chances took especially brlghl in women's high diving where the three American entries — Pat Mc- Cormlck, Paula Jean Myers and Juno Trwin — finished 1-2-3 In their qualifying dives. The Russians qualified two girls, fifth and eighth The United States has two men going In the 1,500 meter free-style and one In the 200 meter breas stroke. Russia isn't represented in either one. nor In the women's 400 meter free-style where the U. S, Again has two entries. as head of the court in Tarn O'- Shanter's locker rooms. Snnad required 32 putts Friday but still fired a remarkable 65, seven under par, to leap In front by five strokes nt trie 36-hole juncture of the $30,000 AH American Tournament. He tacked his 65 on (o an opening 67 for a 132 total to keep up a pace that could shatter the record Tnm O'Shanter 72-hole tournament score of 269-19 under regulation on-set by Byron Nelson in 1945. Trailing Snead into the third round wilh 137s were Tommy Bolt, Durham, N. C., with a second round 68; Cary MIddlecoff, the leading money winner and All- Amerlcan defending champion, with a 69; and a former Texas amateur star, Iverson Martin, now of Maplewood, N. J., with 68. Pro Grid Lions To Train at Spa YPSILANTT, .Mich, — Ho Springs, Ark., will be a training base for the Detroit Lions for four days prior to their game with the Philadelphia Eagles at Llttl Rock, August 23rd. W. Nicholas Kerbswy, Genera iManager of the Detroit Pro Foot ball team, has announced that th> Lions will fly to Little Rock, Aug ust 19th then go on to Hot Spring: to practice through August 22m when they will return to L i L tl i Rock. City Tennis P/oy Moves to Semi-Finals ARMOREL — Jerry Dyer struck ut 10 and gave up only four hits esterday as Armorel defeated Josnell 11 to 4 at baseball. Dyer v»ns never in serious trou- ile. Armorel gnve him an early eari and he turned in a masterful mound performance to protect It. Dyer also starred at the plate getting three hits In four times at jat to lead his team. Sethard, .vith two hits In four trips, led /fosnell. \rmorel 3ro\vn *sa H. Asnmore loch, n c Brndshaw armon 2b Cassidy if B. Ashmore Ib Melzger cf Dyer p Garrison cf Total? GosncH Coolc ss Sethard cf Fowler 2b Zallor c Hyde rf Reams 2b Coggins 3b Willlford If Hall p Beyhama p OsmenfTakes Arkansas Open Joneshoro Amateur Overtakes Isom in Nine-Hole Playoff LITTLE ROCK I/PI -A Jonesboro surance executive who plays his )!f for ftm today held Arkansas' guest links prize—the Arkansas pen Tournament championship. Barney Osment. who never be- re had won n major state tour, ey. »hot a 67 over the par 71 Llt- e Rock Country club course yes- rdny to tic Pro Charlie Isom in IB regulation 36 holes ol play, hen the 31-yrar-old amateur oust- 1 I3om. the favorite and early eder. In t 9-hole playoff. 40-41. Amateur Osment posted a me- locre 75 in Thursday's first round nd appeared doomed to cllmlna- Isom's par 11 on the first 18 oles had stven him one-stroke lead vcr the field. Isom again fired 71 yesterday but Jsment shot an almost unbellev- ble four under par 67 an'd had he ot missed a short putt on the last ole, he would have posted a rec- rd 66 for amateurs. Tsom, the assistant pro at River;ale Country Club In Little Rock. Iready was in the gallery tent when )Rmenl tonic a par five on the last hole to gnln a tie at 142 for the 6 holes. In the playoff. Osment trailed >adly for the first seven holes and hen gained four strokes on the last ,wo holes to nudge out his falter- ng rival. Play in the men's division the Y's City Tennis Tournamen moves into the semi-final round this weekend with J. L. Thompson the defending singles champlor still In the thick of the grind. Thompson survived his quarte firml match defeating T. H. Crira way 6-2, 6-0. Thursday. And. by virtue or his victor, Thompson IR scheduled to pla A. B. Smith In the semi-final Smith advanced to the semi-fin round by defeating EdseL Harbe In the other semi-final pairin Dick Reid is slated to meet Bo Blodsretl. Reid got to the semi-finals Freddie Smith Thur Wilson Softball Team Loses 11-10 WILSON — The Slccl, Mo., Softball tenm defeated tixe Wilson Independent 1 !. 11-10, Thursday night at the Wilson Athletic Field. Wilson was trailing, 11-0, going Into the sixth inning when they rallied tor five runs In the stxte and seventh. Wnyne Bussey. who pitched » no- hitter ngnlnst the Cossltt Independents of Memphis last week, was the loser. Wilson hriB a few open dales for the next two weeks. Teams, In class A or B, desiring games may call Clarence MecUin at Wilson 4451. After 8 p.m. call 3513. m»Jt» against Lee Fields and veteran Roy Welch, eldest ot the Welch brothers. They'll go over the best two of three falls, 90-mInut* time limit route. ' . Because of the added fttractton, there will be no preliminary bouts between the grapplers In the tag match. Division Street Nine Defeated Little Park defeated Dlvlslo Street 11-8 in a Y Junior High School League game at Little Park Thursday. Hodges, with three hits In four times at bat, led the victors and Rounsavall, with three for four, paced the losers. Mlddleton homered for th« vlc- ors. Political Announcements Subject to Preferential Election Aug. 12 1952 For State Representative KENNETH S. SULCER For Post No. 2 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING lay, Aug. 4 • p.m. TAG MATCH There are 158 spectes of living arooj. species and 0ub- and fossil kang- Monday, Aug. 4 Adult* 3<k—Children 15t 90 Minute Tim* Limit, Bnt 2 out of 3 Frits SchnabU & Sugy Hayamaka Let Fi.ld* t Roy W.lek Edward Welch, yMing- e*t of th« Welch Bro«., will take on all corners. freshest town . , satisfied WANTED Man, with salt! ability, for of(ir« fiupply and stationery department. All replies ron know eur delivery ? W« think you should for he can help you to m of living. Let him take washday drudgery out of your house ... let us show you the results of professional laundry and you'll look forward to his visits every weekl Samuel F. 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