The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 8, 1952 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
August 8, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, August 8, 1952
Page:
Page 6
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 6 article text (OCR)

PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* Cards and Phillies Pull Up While Giants, Brooks Brawl »>• JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer Eddie Stanky, the brash freshman, and Steven O'Neill, tha old greybeard back for FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 19S3 SOUTIIKR.V ASSOCIATION another fa-y, are turning the National League into a four-club New York trade punches in a private neighborhood brawl. Preoccupied (n ihetr personal *• feud, the Dodgers and Giants seem to be concerned only with the yes or no ol "a miracle of '52." The Brook* gather around Chuck Dros- een to "stop the.Giants" and the call to "remember lost year." Neither pays much attention to the onrushlng Cnrds and Phillies. St. Louis, closing ground in huge chunks under Stanley's skillful piloting, a re m n king Ihe most of their big chance. While the Dodgers, Giants nnrt Phils h 1 c k e r among themselves lor the next 10 days, they fensl on Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Cliicaf-o, The Cards closed (o within 8" 2 games of the Dodgers last night by whipping Cincinnati 7-4, as Brooklyn rebounded from an n/ter- noon 8-2 defeat to top New York in the night half of their day-night doubleheader, 7-5, Phils Sweep Two Philadelphia, winning 23 of 40 starts since O'Neill replaced Eddie Sawyer as manager, swept a pair from Ihe Boston Braves, 2-1 and 10-2 behind Robin Roberts and Russ Meyer. Roberts' three-hitter was his 17th victory. Nobody gained anything in the American, except the seventh- place St. Louis Brownies who are too far back to make any differ-. cnce. The 1 e a d t n g New York Yankees split with Washington, losing the first 4-2 but copping the second 7-1 on Boh Kuzavn's four- hitter. The Boston Red Sox dropped the first of two nl Philadelphia, T-5, but came bock, lo break even, 8-4. The Brownies won their second straight 12-inning gnmD from Detroit, 5-4, on Gordon GoMs- berry's double. Cleveland and Chicago in the ' American and Chicago anci Pitts- race while Brooklyn and REGISTRATION BLANK Fishing Rodeo Walker Park Aug. 23 and Aug. 27 I, Ihe undersigned, do hereby fiuply for registration in Uie Hlylhevillc Fishing Uodco at Walker Park. I certify that I am not older than 15 years of age and that I will comply with all rules and regulations of Ihe rodeo to the fullest extent. Name ^pe Address Race (.Mall or lake registration Wank to I'ollre Depurlmcnl In City Hall) Atlanta Chattanooga New Orleans Mobile Memphis Nashville Birmingham Little Roclc W «v 63 C3 61 58 52 53 S3 Pet .863 .543 .538 .617 .«7 .452 .449 .445 NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 67 New York 02 St. Louis 02 Philadelphia .. ..56 j Chicago .. .......52 Boston 42 Cincinnati 43 Pittsburgh 30 L> Pet., a. R. 32 .677 33 .620 5fi .586 8'/ 2 .544 13 .505 17 .412 26V 2 .400 27'/i .275 12 44 41 51 60 63 79 [NOW York . Cleveland .. i Hoston .. . i Washington I Philadelphia ! Chicago .. j St. Louis .. Detroit .. . AMKKIOA.V l.KAdVK W L Pel. G.B. .61 45 .587 burgh in the scheduled. National were not Layne to Go For Kayo in Charles Bout OGDEN. Utah ftp) — Youthful heavyweight Rex Layne said today he Is going after Eztard Charles in their 10-rmmd, bout tonight like he was fighting tor the title. "I'm going to knock him out." I^ayne said, "nnd I'M be niter him alt the way." But i-hft 24-year-olrl Lewlston. Utah, stronsboy cnld he'd rnther not predict the round. But Charles atid his hnndlers had a different version of the outcome. "Ezzy Is rendy for Rex," Jake Mintz, Charles' co-nini'mger announced. "If he should Lose this one, he's about through. Hut a victory tonight will put him buck In the picture." Although both I>ayne and Charles have beaten heavyweight, champion Jersey Joe Walcoft, the fistic reputation of ench !s sagging badly. Boxing writers who snw _Chnrles fight WnJcott in Juno .say the Ugor of Cincinnati mny hnva lost his stomach for fighting. And Layne, once hailed as a coming champ, htvs been beaten by Rocky Marclano, Charles and Harry Matthews In the past year. There will be no television or radio broadcast of the fight. Operator Has Busy Tr'me in Short While CENTRAL1A. III. (/P> — Marie Foltz got experience on her first day at (he Valme.rcr. III., telephone switchboard that would equal thnt of f^onie veteran "hc-lln" jUrls. A small tornado roared up the valley into VrJmrvrr. Tn quirk order the n^v opnrrunr handled fire nnrt ambulance calls before lines went down .and her s^Udiboard ail but blacked out- Juveniles Score Late To Beat Bankers 14-10 Planters Hardware's Juveniles scored four runs In Ihe fifth inning yesterday lo defeat Farmers Bank's Money changers !i-!o in a Commercial Softball League game nt Mntonry Pnrk. Tho four-rim fifth broke up n+ 10-10 tie and It shaded the Bankers', Miners Blank Jonesboro 8-0 .... GO ....SB ...56 , ..52 ...54 46 36 .561 3 .514 5 .528 6 1 .515 8 .505 0 .422 18 .340 261! VESTEitDAV'S ItESULTS Soulhern League Atlanta 2-8, Little Rock 1-2 Mobile 7-2. Birmingham 4-1 Chattanooga C, Nashville 4 <second game, ppd-rain). (only games scheduled) National I.eagtiB New York 8-5 Brooklyn 2-7 night doubleheader) St. I.ouls 7 Cincinnati 4 (night) Philadelphia 2-10 Boston 1)2 Only games scheduled. (day- fme come-from-taehlnd efforts that saw them overcome a 10-run second inning rally of the Juveniles to tie the score. Marvin -floss pasted his fourth pitching victory' without a loss In a relief role, He took over in the fourth inning when starter Joe Whiscnhunl, faltered. Ross Caldwell, who replaced starter Robert Cox in the third inning. was Ihe victim of the Juveniles' fifth Inmne uprising. Ross was the Juveniles' loading hitter as he banged out a homer. triple and single in four times at. bat. Tommy Mosley also homered for the Juveniles, The victory pulled the Juveniles nto a third place lie with the Bankers and lc(t them only In-o games back of second place Courier News. e action was .scheduled to this afternoon with the News playing the teaguc- teadinK Southwestern Bell-Ark-Mo Power Klloxvatters at 5:30. roslitne Courier Barbers 5th Generation BELLEVILLE, 111. W) _ An 83- year-old Hotel Belleville barber Fred P. Bub, believes he lias set a record after 68 years of clipping. Bub now Is barbcring the fifth generation of ono Belleville named Rogers. American League Washington 4-1 New York 2-7 Philadelphia 7-4 Hoston 5-8 St. Louis 5 Detroit 4 (night-12 innings) Only games scheduled, TODAY'S GAMES Southern League New Orleans atChattnooga Atlanta at Little Rock Birmingham at Memphis (3) Number Nine, Lepanto MobHe at Nasnvil]e (n Finals at- Manila MANILA—Number Nine's Miners moved Into the finals of Manila's invitational jcml-pro baseball tournament here last nlcht with n serol- tinal shutout victory over Jonesboro. The Miners, behind the three-hit pitrhing of big Ernie Crone, blanker! Jonesbnro B-0 in one of the two semi-final games played last night. In the other. LeptilUo won over Monette. Leimnto nnd Number Nine are I scheduled lo clash tomorrow niehtj nt 8 (or the tournament championship. Elam Van Gilder Is slnied to KO for the Miners with Joe Wescbe Lepanto's probable starter. The Niners got but five hits themselves but some daring base running enabled them to give Crone a. E_qaS-Y.orking margin. The Miners stn!e-Ji total of nine bases. Including a theft of home In the sixth Inning by Crone himself. , Tip HollinKsworth wns Number family] Nino's leading hitter vim n double and a snlqle in three times nt hat. Truman Invites Two Czech Olympic Stars to Visit U. S. great misconceptions." By JACK RUTLEDGE (also Mid If would be WASHINGTON «, _ President I for them to get . lootat the Truman believes Ihe amazing bus- about which they may have band-wife team from behind the ' Iron Curtain thnt won top Olympic honors may help win the pence by visiting the Uniled Stales. As a result. Chechoslovakians Emll Zalopek. winner of the marathon, the 5.1)00 and 10.000 meler races, nnrl his wife Insrrova. who won the Javelin throw nt the Helsinki. Finland, Olympics recently, may be invited to tour America. Secretary of Commerce Sawyer originated the idea and yesterday won Truman's okay. National League Brooklyn at Philadelphia (night) Van Cuyk (5-6) vs. Simmons (104) New York at Boston (nlgfcn Hearn (12-3) or Lanier (5-7) vs. Surkong (6-10) Chicago at Pittsburgh (night) Hush (11-9) vs. Dickson (0-16i St. Louis at Cincinnati (nigllt) Chambers (1-2) vs. Blackwell (212) Amprican League Boston at New York (night) Parnell (8-61 vs. Sain (9-3) Philadelphia nt Washington (night) Kcllner (8-10) vs. Mnrrero 18-51 Cleveland at St. Louis (night) Feller (8-11) vs Pillette (1-10) or Byrne (6-11) Detroit at Chicago (2 twi-night> Hoeft (2-4) and Hoilttcman (6-14) vs. Pierce (11-7) snd Dobson (9-9i HOYT WILHSLM Of THE GIANT* TAKE* A GIZIP ON NATIONAL L.&AGUE BOOKIE LAUREL& V/tTI-4 A HOI KHUCKLER ' AND FADES AWA\- -TO A -O'-THc-lV/SP Mobile Barely Beats Time, Barons in Pair By STKKI.ING SI.APPBY Associated 1'ress SjMirts Writer Mobile anci Birmingham got In a tremendous hurry last night In Mobile just before the umpire's watch said 10:30 p.m. (CST). Today, the Barons of Birmingham wish they had dragged their feel just a little. One minute of dawdling would homered for two runs. Par Wreckers Have Field Day at Tarn O'Shanter CHICAGO W>—Tarn O'Shanter Country Club was ready to port tills notice Friday: "Wanted—the murderers of par." Seldom has a gorf course b«en«- . _ i thoroughly sandbngced by n bunch of money hounds as this gaily-decorated carnival grounds. Promoter George S, May, acting like the goose that laid the golden egg. turned it into a race track by offering a. $90,000 purse distribution (or a world championship tournament. The winner will collect $25.000, second place is worth S12.500, third S5.000 and so on down the list to $200 for 41st position. Wild-eyed pros, some nf whom have done the Irick. Birmingham a tie instead of a de- would have feat. The narons hart to catch a train ami a pre-game agreement between teams said no inning would be begun after 10:30, Mobile won the girst game of a dcniljleheiuier, 7-4, and as the hands of umpire Neil Strocchia'K watch swung toward 10:30 the eighth inning of the second game got underway. The score was lied, 1-1. when the final inning began at 10:20. During that inning Mobile's Don Zimmer got his sixth hit of the game, knocked in his fifth run and brought home Spook Jacobs with the winning tally. The score was 2-1. Zimmer homered for Mobile's other run. Crax Win Pair A lock was pui on first place in [he Southern Association by Atlanta which will be there for the Al Worthinglon, pitching over Nashville, practically pitched the victory for Chattanooga. He walked 10, including one stretch of four in a row. Those four followed two lookout singles. The second game of the doubleheader program went four innings when the rains ended the activity. The score was 0-0. have grown lean eating hamburgers on the gruelling tourney grind to make ends meet, set out for the bonanza in Thursday's first round. As expected, par 3K-3K—T' wasn't worth a plugged nlckle. Twenty eight, or 35 per cent of the field of 80. shattered these figures. Breaking into the lead was a pair of club pros. Lew Worsham and Pete Cooper, each with 65. They were follower! by another player who gave up Ibc tournament ordeal to stick mainly to teaching. Harry Todtl, and a South American wanderer, Roberto de Vincenzo, both of whom posted G7. Low Incomers Lead These four front-runners—Cooper, [he former truck driver from Florida now of White Plains, N.Y.. Worsham, the 1947 National Open champion from Oakmont. Pa.: Todd nnd De Vincenzo—have earned a total of only 510.817 in tournament golf this season. "They'll choke up in the stretch drive," said veteran Dutch Harrison, speaking like a tout, "and I some of us old timers will pass | them." Dutch was satisifed with a starting 72 and was grouped \vith such "oldtimers" as Chandler Harper. Clay Mirtdlecoff, Skee Rlegel and Jim Turnesa. "But It's amazing to think," Harrison added us sin afterthought "that such a guy as Todd, for instance, could jump from 60th on Ihe money winning list this season lo first place just by vanning one tournament." Rofarians Trim Yarbro Midgets Team Gets 3rd Win '• In Row 9-5 Behind Jaroe's Six-Hitter The Rotary Club, the team that arrived too late, continued its role as Blunt killers In the Midget Baseball League yesterday afternoon by knocking off the third-place Yarnro Co-ops 9-5 at Ninth Street Park. It was the rtotavians' third straight win and their fourth ot the season. Last week they upset the league champion Lions Club and the week before they defeated the last place Klwanls Club. nobby Jam?, the little lefthander who had trouble finding the plate the first of the season, turned In another pitching gem for the Rotarians yesterday as he set the Co-ops do\vn with only six nto and he kept them pretty well scattered Bill Wyatt was the losing pitcher' He gave tip 10 hits. Ross nnd Tinker Icr! the Rotary Club at bat with two hits each and 'Hens' Are Doing Well HASTINGS. Neb. (/D—Accepting a money deposit from a woman poultry raiser, the HastitiRR man remarked Innocently: "The old hens are doing quite well, aren't they?" Turned out the woman was bringing in funds from a women's church group of which she Is treasurer. Courier News classified Ads. German Noses Getting Surgeons' Attention MUNICH. Germany yp> — Plastic surgeons here will hand you a new nose for as little as sco. The plastic surgeons who often operate through beauty salons, lead prospective clients up the garden path with ads which hint that you, too, can look like Gary Cooper or Inerid Bergman—provided you get an overhaul job on that nose. Rc„ „*. „„.,_ .„. „„. ports Indicate there are enough next two days anyway. The Crack-1 dissatisfied nose-hoIdeK to keep! Collins Retains Left Hand Title SHAWNEE-ON-DELAWARE ,Pa W—Ross Collins, Arkansas A ft M athletic director, won his second straight national left-handed golfers association championship when he defeated Jack Butler, Atlanta. Ga., 1-up in the 36-hole final Thursday. Fowler got the same number "for Yarbro. notary Hiley ss Ross ?b Peterson <s Tinker cf Watson 3b Cure Ib Jaroe p Gillis rf Richardson If Smith If Totals Varbro Griffin 3b McGuire 2b Fowler.lb Bruce ss Barnes c Wyatt p Moore cf Vincent If Rhodes rl i Ward rf i Totals 22 AB 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 J 2 1 25 AB 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 Midget League Standings In the IS-hole final of the con-! Rotary relation round Andy' KeYr. Des -Tayccips Team Lions . .,,; American Legion Yarbro Moines, Iowa, was defeated Harry Wyman, Mo., 1-up. by ers moved two full games in front of second place Chattanooga with a double-header victory over Little Rock, 2-1 and 8-2. Chattanooga won from Nashville. 6-4, but the second !rame of a proposed rtoublehender was rained out. Atlanta's double vlclorles were full repayment for Little Rock's highly expensive doubleheader victory over Atlanta a week ago. Those losses plus a following one dropped Atlanta out of first place. John Weiss gave Allnnta only three hits in the first game while Dwain Sloat gave Little Rock six. The Crackers scored on one hit, two walks and an error. In the opening inning of the second grjme Atlanta scored four times. During the big opener Harry Hnnnebrink City Softball Standings 12 ; Sawyer Ihcn wrote Avcry Brim- j daRc. president of the Olympic ns] sorialion. urcnnp that Rrundnec in his official capacity as head of the Olympics organization isstie the format Invitation. Acceptance of such an invitation by Ihe Zatopcks would hinge on approvel by Ihe Communist Czech government. •nwyor. n rabid spnrts fan. was enthusiastic over Ihe whole thine, from both rjiploin.idc and sports angles. He wrote Brundape: "If you could lift Ihe Iron Curtain enough to bring this man and his wife over here it might be the brpinnin^ of a happy now prn- eram for mankind. It might he the first step toward peace. . . . "If the Communist and non-Communist countries are ever lo live in n peaceful world,some method of raisine the Iron Curtain must be devised. I! might bo easier lo begin lo work It out in the area of sport." Sawyer said Americans would like to gel a good look at the 7,ato- peks, whom he praised highly. He COMMKKCIAL LEAGUE Team K:lo',vat(ers Dlrfy Sox Money changers ... Planters ... leather Pullrr? ... HAY WINDOW Lifers L. 4 S D . S ^ 12 I.F.AOUE Chnvrolr f,s Mead's . E'louhoys . Mixvr . YMCA John A. erty sold California, 14 10 5 4 . 3 . 3 Vet. .750 .600 .471 .411 .250 .250 .250 prop- Rtltrpr. on was first discovered In w.-is a Swiss Immigrant. permanent STRIPED SPEEDSTER — The newest addition to several similar racing type? speeds across the water off New Ro- chelte, N.Y. Sails on the twin- huNed, marconi-rigged catamaran are candy-striped ir itraditional Polynesian tradi- i tioa. (NBA) BUSINESS FOR SALE Established Wholesale Ire Cream business for sale, rqulpmrnt cnn- slsts of two freezers, all equipment for making all novelties, refriger.Tler truck, 27 hn\c,», hardening room equipment with compressor, brine tank, and all merchandise Muck on hand. Present owner srlllnj only because nf had health. This Is r. Bonrterful opportunity [or a snort m.in and the price Is- right. Write to nixlf ire Cream, Box 3;;. Sikeston, Mo. MSOE THE OLD-TIME SOUR MASH WAY YOU'LL LIKE THE FLAVOR IOTTIID IN »OKO ytuowsroNE. IMC. iomsvn.it, KY, He knows who has the cleatu'sl, freshest \vash in town . . . who is satisfied wilh half- wny, old-fashioned methods. How do you rale? Do you know our delivery man? We think you should . . . for he can help you to a new way of living. Let him take washday drudgery out of your house ... let us show you the results of professional laundry service . , . and you'fl look forward to his visits every week! Blytheville Laundry-Cleaners Phone 4418 work going. Pet. .8S9 .66T .558 .4<H .333 Heart Courier News Classified Ads. The density of Jupiter i« only 1.3 lime» that ol water. Ike Tiro 91 tht Center?.' U.S.ROYAI MASTER NOW EASIER TO OWN THAN EVER! For a HmKed tim« —during this unusual event only—yo<j enjoy Ihe BIGGEST savings in years on Ihe one tire in Ihe world with Royallex Tread, Everlasting Whitewalls, Renewable Safely! DwTf miss yoDfdioiice-COAtf IN TODH! Special IOW " NEW Tire Val«l beyond all former IASY CREDIT TERMS McCAUL TIRE STORE So. Hiway 61 John Burnett, Mgr. Phone 8662

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page