The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 9, 1952 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 9, 1952
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AUGUST 3, 1952 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Layne Scores Decision Over Charles-Dodgers Gain Ground in National Referee Jack Dempsey's Verdict Causes Uproar By CLIKTOS E. WILSON OGDEN, Utah (AP)—Husky, young Rex Layne bull- id his way over ex-heavyweight Champion Kzzaivt Charles ast night in a 10-round decision which threw the Charles camp into an uproar. Jack Dempsey. the former world's* icavywcight champ who was the and sole Judge, held Layne's } And up in Ihe victory -sign as thun- Hershowers deluged Ogdcn stadium. Immediately afterward. Charles' n o-marmgpr, jake Mintz, rushed inline ring, berated Demp?ey that 'this Is the lousiest decision I've ver seen." Later. Dcmpsey to!d a reporter hit "I called them just like I saw them. I'm sorry that Mintz or anyone else didn't like the decision. I'm sorry." I.?yne wetarted IK and Charles 190 for the outdoor fl?ht which Promoter Ken Mayne slid drew more than 23,000 fans. Mavne estimated Memphis Pushes Barons to Cellar Chicks Cop Twin-Bill From Birmingham Idle Pcbs Seventh By STEKUN'G SLAPPKV Associated Press Sports Writer For nearly a month Little Rock the sate would top $180.000. Each| has l)cen slugging away trying to fighter wit] receive 35 per cent. ' S et m]l °^ llle Southern Association Layne. always strong with his; ccllrl! '- Last night the Travelers ri?ht, showed a potent le't hand PS f mnrte >' — frpo "' charge. he notedly kept nfter the elusive.! The proud Barons of Birming- left-iatrtirs Charles. | ham fell with a shock into the cel- Tlie fl»ht tempo hit Ht hottest | !nr. pace in the eighth round when both ' Birmingham lost twice to Mem|fighters landed telliii? blows. phis, 7-4 and tl-3, anrt fell so far Ktngslders Disagree and so fast that idle Little Rock The 31-year-old Cincinnati Ncci-o^was squeezed up one notch to Clicked a left which cut Laync's Hpj seventh place. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pctd 361 52 .503 <!5 ,513 Brooklyn Wins on Pafko's Clout; Cards, Giants Lose By JACK HAND Associated Tress Sports Writer Handy Anrly Pafko finally is paying Brooklyn some juicy dividends on Uic big deal of last season. (in the ninth. Charles kept horincr in nt a fast pace, behind his sizzling jleft, and (he battle ended in a last- jround flurry. ~l>Mintz claimed that the only way iar!es could have won would have |i)een by knocking out Layne. Some of the rin^Fiders nlso dis- [igreed with Dempsey's card of s*v- n even rounds, two for Layne, and me for Charles. In his dressing room, Layne, Ihe 4-year-old Utah strong boy, who lost his first fight with Charles, ?aid the ex-dmnip "hurt me several times." But Layne thought he scored a solid victory. His manager,' Marv Jensen, said he was the un- :rott'ned heavyweight champion of the world. He has licked both Charles and the present champ, Jersey Joe Walcott." Jenson eaid he will now try to ;line up a Layne-Walcott go In September. Little Rock's game with Atlanta was rained out. Don Nicholas stole his 7Ist base in the late game for Memphis and needs only 10 more to tie the Southern record. During the double-header he slole three bases. A slip of another half game befell Chattanooga in the race to overtake Atlanta In first place, ] Chattanooga lost a third place New Orleans, 6-4, and now lags two and a half games in rear of the Crackers. New Orleans Is only .001 percentage point back of Chat- KOTAKV MIDGETS— The Rotary Clubs Midget League entry got started a little late but right now Is the hottest team in the Y-spon.sorcd leau^e. The Rotarians have won three in a row including victories over Ihe first-place Lions Club and second-place Yarbro. Members of the team are (first row, Iffl to riphL) Bobby Walton, Edtiie Gil IPS, Billy Hess, Ronnie Huey and Hu.ssell Smith; •Dack row—Ed cure, manager, Hobby Ja'roe, Edwin Cure, Hilly Peterson, Bobby Richardson, Don Tinker and Vaughn Starnes, assistant manager. (Courier News rhu(o) tanooga. A bases loaded double by New Jim Ferrier in Front as Tgm s World Tourament Reaches Hail-Way Point By JEKIIV LISKA CHICAGO (fl>;—Midway leader Jim Fcrrier's gifted putter today was a magic wand that berKoncd golf's richest prize, the 525,000 tap money in the whirling "world championship" fntrways carnival. Perricr, massive ex-Australian who became a U.S. clllzrn in 1944, took n two-stroke lead over 1947 National Open Champion Lew Worsham into the thin! round of Trim O'Shanter's 5911,000, four-rliif-ed circus, j Pittsburgh 1 Chicago b (night-'in- Hitting an even 300 with 15 home rims and 55 runs batted In, the 31! year-old outfielder is refuting those who said he was "all washed up" w hen Chicago put htm on the block. Last night Paf- ko hit. R three- run blast off Curl Simmons In the loth inning for A : G-3 victory over the Phillies. '- It was an tm; portent blow for New York ., Cleveland .. Boston .. .. Wushington Philadelphia Chicago St. Louis Detroit W ...64 45 ...61 47 ...56 41 ...5(1 50 ..52 49 . ..56 53 ...46 64 .. .3G 12 Pel. GB .587 .565 2>i .544 5 ,52B 0"> .S15 8 .514 8 .418 18'i .333 11\, Plttshursh Pirates. He shut out the Chicago Cubs for 10 innings with six hits and then hroke up the game wiili a 10th ninins -single for a 1-0 verdict. Uickson even contrlb- ntcdnn unassisted double play ns he caught a pop bunt and racerl over to double a runner off first base. Indlam \vj n on Homer Rookie Bill Glynn's homer In the 12th enabled Cleveland to tighten up the American Lcaiiue race a bit with n 10-9 win over the St. Louis Drowns, As a result, the Indians now trail Ihe Idle New York Yankees by only 24 cames. The Brownies fell mi Bobby Pelto 6'i games, lust! 1 '' 1 ' 'Y 1d >Mn "'' is< '' ( ' lo n] ' m u " an ' R-0 lead in the first two innings but the Indians came hafk and fl- tbe Dodgers, en- ablinp them to stretch their lead; Atuly Vafko as It was before (he Giant series. New York was shut out by Bos- VESTKKDAY'S HESUI/TS Southern League New Orleans 6 Chatlanooga 4 Atlanta at Little Rock (ppd-rain) Memphis 7.11 Birmingham 4-3 Mobile 5 Nashville L ton's Max Smkont, 2-0, ami Louis lost to Cincinnati. 8-5. Siirkcinl Slons (Hants Ruvkont landcxl a .>i(ni!ninir blow on the Giants who hoped lo make up ground at Boston. The veteran riehthantler held the second-place club to four hits, stopping Al Dark's 22-Ranie'hitting streak. Ben Thorpe TIKI Jack Dittmer drove in the two runs nil Max Murry nickson took matters Into Orleans 1 Jack Paepke knocked home three runs. Mobile whipped Nashville, 5-1. Jim Marshall, Nashville first baseman, made an error in the ninth which opened tlie way for htree unearned Mobile runs. Kilowatters Beat Dirty Sox to Clinch CSL Title The Southwestern Bell-Ark-Mo Power Kilowatters wrapped up the Commercial Softball league championship yesterday by nosing out the Icecond place Courier News Dirty Sox 4-3 in a, thriller at Maloney Park. With two games to go and need- ins only one -more victory to cinch the championship, the KUowatters win the title their first year in the league. Two Courier News errors In the last half of the fourth inning accounted for the wincing run. With the score tied at three-all, the Kilowatters got Lewis on the fourth on an infield error. Then a fly ball that wa.s dropped by FUI outfielder let the winning run score. The Courier had a chance to tie the score in the fifth when Ledbetter singled with two out. But Claude Sparks popped out to the third baseman to end the game. The Kilowatters got but three Welch I hits off losln ? Pitcher Billy Baker but three Courier News miacu^s i helped their cause. Three of the Monday night's show will mark Kllowattera' four runs were un- Ferrier has scorching rounds of* 68-66 for a 3G-hole total of 134, | 10 under par. Big Jim's putter .apped only 27 times in yesterday's 31-35 effort. This was discouraging news to most of the 80-player field of which nbout 10 still remained within striking distance of the 37-year-old Perricr, now Hlh in, PGA money- winning with nearly $7,000. Wor^ham, \vho yesterday wobbled to 71 from an opening 65. was stroke ahead of Argentine star Roberto de Vincenzo of Buenos Aires and Pete Cooper, White Plains. N. Y., knotted at 131. Cooper, co-leader with Worsham, needed a second-round 12. Another twosome. Earl Stewart Jr., Dallas, Tex., who spent three eagles for yesterday's 70, and slim Dave Douglas, Newark, Del., were [Red Roberts, {McDonald on 'restle Card Regulation tag team wrestling re- I'urns to the Memorial Auditorium •ring Monday night with tour top •notch heavyweights slated to show helr wares. Paired in main event of the •American legion's wrestling pro|;ram will be Sockeye McDonald and •Red Roberts against Joe land Johnny Kenning. We II Win Pennant Against Red Sox/ Stengel Claims NEW YORK M — Casey Stengel, ! lhat place with the left field wall iVa 11 o n a I Le ague Brooklyn 6 Philadelphia 3 (night- 10 innings) Boston 2 New York 0 (night) Cincinnati 8 St Loups 5 nines) American l.cag Cleveland 10 St. Louis 0 (nighl- 12 innings^ Chicago 4-2 Detroit 3-1 (2-twl- York (night) nosl- •the return to the Blytheville ring J.TcDonaId who has been out ot (the clrcuii for several months. He's . toughie of the old school and his u-restline style 1s along the same Ilines of Roberts'. This bont will ateo be Roberts' P'i'rst here In several months. He is of Promoter Mike Meroney's •most popular grapplers and has a liarge following nmong Blytheville j earned. James Parrish was the winning pitcher allowing the Courier News team five hits. The Courier scored Us three nins on three strateht singles and two fielder's choices In the second Inning. notched at 138. Jameson Leads Women Five strokes behind Ferrier at 139 were the current XJ. S. open Champion Julius Boros, Mid Pines, N. C.; Jimmy Clark, Laguna Beach, Calif., and plump Ed Oliver, registered from Chicago. In the S12.0QO "world" women's pro event, Betty Jameson of San Antonio, Tex., still had a bead on the 55,000 first prize with n. 36- hole total of 145, four strokes ahead of Patty Berg, the gallant shooter from Minneapolis. The "world" amateur was resolved into a hot scrap between Bill Campbell, 29-year-old former state legislator from Huntington, W. Va., and defending Champion Frank Stranahaii of Toledo, Ohio. Campbell's 136, fashioned on n pair of four-under-par 68's, gave him R two-stroke lead over Stranahan. Joyce Zi.ske of Waterford. Wis.. held a five-stroke lead over Betty Rowland of Lexington, Ky., 159 to 164, in the world's fourth phase the women's amateur. a wise old man. usually gives out with a v.'ink \vhen asked if he's going to win his fourth straight pennant. But the Now York Yankee skipper predicted today his tenm not only will take the flag, htit "we're going to win it iimv—and against the Keel Sox!" "It's time we quit fooling around." said the one-time lelt- landed dentist. "We're going to win It now. and everyone's going to take part. There are a putting' out. They'll lurry, or they'll week's time." Casey looked around his hotel room, then continued before nny- liody else could speak: "This is the time lo get out there and win it. I don't know why Boston's been so tough. But we'll make our move this week. We'll beat them, both here and up in Monday night's bout, iviH be over Ithe regulation 00-miniite time Urn- it route with two out of three falls (deciding the affair. In the preliminary bouts, Mc- onald is srhcciuled to meet Hen- wmng and Roberts will meet Welch. City Softball Standings COMMLKC1A1. I Kilowatters iDiny Sox (Money Changers — (planters .. .. ... iLcather Pullers BAY WINDOW Liieis Thorpe Treated Leponfo Beats For Heart Ailment fy//ners 9-5 In lLA 'I i /VICl fill GF » „ I HENDERSON. Nov. '.fi — Jirn Thorpe, 64, the old-time football great and Olympic games star, today was undergoing treatment for a heart ailment in Rose de Lima Hospital. j | His physician. Dr. J. F, Coopan. i,, said Thorpe's condition was serious j but not critical. Thorpe was un-r conscious when brought to the hos- j pital. He was placed In an oxygen: tt)e en(( o( tcm > I forcing the Thorpe operates a small b a r | i nn | nB . known as the Jim Thorpe Resort I Afte near Henderson. • fo't'n in Fenway Park." Boudreau Says No Lou Bovictveau, boss of the surprising Sox, doesn't quite see eye- to-eye with Stengel. "When we get back to lull strength, we'll be a Ihorn in somebody's side," said Bondrcnii. Then, quickly: "And that includes the Yankees! " "Don't forget," Lou continued, "such playera as Stephens, Kinder and Vollmer have been out. "Kinder has been put back on I New York Boston at New poned, rnin. Philadelphia at Washington (night) postponed wet grounds. TODAY'S GAMKS Southern T.enRiie New Orleans nt Chattanooga Atlanta nt Little Rock (2) Birmingham Rt Memphis Mobile at' Nashulle. | nally tied the score in the ninth on ! Larry Dob's three - run homer. Glynn's second major tr-asue hom- I IT stave Early Wynn his 14th vlc- ' lory and Dave Madison his second loss. Rain washed out the Boston Red Sox-Yankee and the Philadelphia- Washington night, games in the Atneriran. L ChicaBO came from behind twice (o sweep a twi-nlcht doubleheader his own hands for the downtrodden I from Detroit, 413 nnd 2-1. KingCottonOpenDates Changed to Sept. 5-7 Dales Tor the nnrnial KlriK Cotton Open eoU tournament at. Bly- tlicvitle Country Club have been set for Sept. 5-7. frank Whitwortll, tournament chairman, announced today. Tho $1,500 tournament was originally scheduled to be run off this month, but Max Whilworth pointed out that as previously planned, it would conflict with the Irvln S. Cobb Open nl Paducah anrt the Mississippi Open at Meridian. Some 100 golfers from Ihrough- couple of players not 'he active roster, but I don't know j 3, vs saphn change in a ' when he'll be able to pilch. It'll I Sl gone In a * a ^ e ^ wo or l ' lrec weeks of relief before I could consider starting him." Kinder, who's usually tough on ! the Yankees, has been on the In-j active list with a bad back. ! During the next 10 days, the i Yanks and Sox will meet seven times— three times in Yankee Rta- : dium and four times in that place with the left field wall. I National Brooklyn at Philadelphia (2-twl- night) Rutherford Ci-2> and Landrum (10 vs Drews (0-10) and niclzlk 1201 at Boslnn Hcarn (12(10-11) at Cincinnati (night) Prcsko (7-6) vs Church (3-6) Chicago at Pittsburgh Kllppsteln (7-8) vs Waugh (0-0) American I.engue Boston at New York Parnell (8- B) vs. Snln (0-3) Philadelphia at Wasylnglon (nlghl) Kcllner (8-10) vs. Porlcrfiewd (.'all) Detroit nt Chicago Newhouser (4 7) vs. Orissom (7-61 h Cleveland t St. Louis (nlfqt) Lemon U3-8) vs Byrne (6-11) out the South are expected to bo on band to shoot nt prizes and money awards In the 54-hole tournament. The public will ta Invtled to watch tournament play, admission free, Whitworth stated. Lust year, tha event attracted profcssoinal and amateur golfers from five states. Brokers Hunt Bargain, Cxchange firm Says NEW YORK W—Under tlio rutei of nil stock exchanges, brokers ar« under a compulsion to find th» best bargain for their customeri, MVI A. C. Allyn & Co., •members of the New York Curb Exchange and ths Midwest Stock Exchange. It points out that customeri »11- Ing any of more than 150 stocki listed both on the New York «nd Midwest exchange* can &vold New York State transfer taxes by telling oiilside the slate. Browns Go 12 Innings But Lose to Creveland By The Associated Press " What ever became of the nine- Inning game? The St. Louis Browns haven't seen one since Tuesday. They wound up their scries with Detroit by defeating the Tigers twice In 1 '2 -inning con tests nnrl then opened a scries with Cleveland's Indians Friday nipht at Sportsman's Park with another 12- innmg job. CnrcUnals night, but In regulation time. Cincinnati's Reds and Ewell Blackwell, who needed help in the eighth, were the winners, fl-6. A three-run homer was the turning point In that game, too. It cnmc off the bat of Anrlv Scminlck, facing reliefer Al Brazle in the seventh, Knos Slaughter homered und drove in three nm.s for the Curds, WELCH BROS. loser. Manila's seml-por baseball tournament. The score was tted at .Vail at nine Innings of play game Into the extra \\ 13 Pel .•755 .8 9 . 8 9 . 4 12 LEAGUE posting the four winning runs. I.epanto then retired the Miners in the bottom half of the in- nine to preserve the victory. Klam Van Gilder was the losing pitcher. He went all the way for Number Nine. 14 10 1 Mead's I Plan-boys 4 3 I YMCA 3 The Polonaise, a stately ceremonial dance, dates hack to 1573 I when Henry. Duke of Anjou. Icended 'he throne of Poland. Mortgage Money 563 Tight in Austria NEW YORK OPj-Morlgape mo- ! ney In Austria can be had from' Rear! Courier News Classified Ads lending institutions only for repair-} ing properties, reports John C. Tysen. president of Previews inc., national real estate clearing house, on returning from B tour of European countries. "The Interest on these loans Is 12 per cent." Tysen cays. "Many mortgages call for the repayment of principal in commodities rather than currency. The reason for this .171 i .250 533 .714 .357 : .TIM : .250 want to be as sure as possible that they retain the purchasing' power of the funds they invest." Falls On Amazed Minnesota The latest rorccd march wasn't j wno scored [heir five one at - time, as .successful as the first two—how- j II wns the Cards' fourth clpfrat in ever, and the Browns lost on the! lnetr la! *l 15 tramM and pave Btack- streneth of Bill Glynn'.s second mn-i v ^ victory No. 3 ncninst 12 defeats, jor Ipajrue home nm. The blow Cliff _M-3> Chambers, Cnrd starter, opened the 12Lh nnd climaxed a terrific up-hill battle by the Tjribe that wiped away an el^ht-run I (count 'em, eipht runs) arivantaRC : p \ nr L. the Browns gained In the first two ^/ OCI ^ innings. Going Into the ninth the Browns had a 9-6 lead, but Larry Dohy smnshftd a thunderous line drive off the center Held wall with two men on base and turned It Into an inside-1 lie-park homer as Brownie fielder Jim Delsing crashed into the wall. D<°sJn«E remained in the gnniR and so did Cleveland. The. Browns took the early lead with six runs ofT Bobby Fcllrr, who failed to retire a man in the first Inning. Righthander Dave (4-2) Madison was the eventual loser, while Early Wynn took his 14th triumph. Victory also clndcd the St, Louis hlli for the work- WORTHINGTON, Minn. R> — A Jet-black "snow" covered more: than a block of this town while dumbfounded residents watched wSth amazement. They later learned the "snow" actually was soot, blown from * 12- font pile tliat had been removed from B 245-foot chimney at a power plant, A strnng Mnd came up. whipping the oily mass Rrounrt the! blo^k. Bsiildtnps were Markrncd,! alon:; with street^, walks atxd yards, j Rr>ident5 were told to clean up } the mew and send the city their as-j Is the lack of confidence in the future of the currency. Lenders - PLANTERS - Expert Spray Painting . . . Metal Roofs . . Get a Job That Will Last! Experienced! Reasonable! Call or Write For Free Estimates Phone 215W ROYAL WEAVER Steele Mo. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Aug. 11 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Adults 50c—Children 15o Sockeye McDonald & Red Roberts Joe Welch & Johnny Henning Also 2 1-Fcll Matches 90 Minute Time Limit McDonald vs. Henning Roberts vs. Joe Welch BIG PARADE TUESDAY -' 2 P.M. COMING TO BLYTHEVILLE AUG. 12 & 13! Bull Riding *Bronc Riding WilcTCow Milking Ribbon Roping Bull Dogging Calf Roping AlFoida. Stock 20 Cowboys — 65 Head of Stock TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY AUG. 12 & 13 BLYTHEVILLE FAIRGROUNDS STARTING TIME 8:00 P.M. Gen. Adm.: $1.00 Children: 35c

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