The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1953 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 17, 1953
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JWWDAY, AUGUST IT, ISM Doubles Tennis TourneyOpens Seixas, Trabert Team In Spotlight Today BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — The 22nd National Doubles Tennis Championships open at Longwood today with the spotlight on the U. S. Davis Cup pair of Vic Seixas and Tony Trabert and the nine-times-winning team of Mrs. Margaret Os- (AR1CT COURIER tTBWH borne du Pont and Louise Brough. Tennis fans are rooting for a showdown in the men's final be tween the American Davis Cuppers and Australia's 18-year-old stars Lew Hoad and Ken Rose-wall. Philadelphian Seixas, holder of Dodger Can Still Blow Lead, Says Veteran O'Neill Gives Braves Or Phillies Outside Chance NEW YORK l.fl—Stubborn Steve O'Neill, who has been in baseball man and boy, for 44 years, still thinks the runaway Brooklyn Dodgers can blow the National League pennant. The 63-year-old manager of the third place Philadelphia Phillies ^believes either the Milwaukee graves or his own club has an outside chance of catching the Dodgers during the final six weeks of the season. "I realize our chances look mighty slim," O'Neill said before yesterday's doubleheader with the New York Giants. "Thirteen games Cit was 15 after the Phils dropped two) Is a lot to make up in so short a time. But I've been around a long time. I've seen a lot of things happen that everybody said couldn't happen. "I remember way back, in 1921 I believe, when Pittsburgh swaggered into New York well into September boasting n fat seven game lead over the Giants. They proceeded to drop seven straight to ihe Wimbledon crown and doubles winner here last year with Australia's Mervyn Rose, Is seeded with Trabert — ex-Navy man from Cincinnati—in the opposite half of the draw from Hoad and Eosewall. All the tennis world's top stars, including 18-year-old National and Wimbledon Champion Maureen (Little Mo) Connolly of San Diego, Calif., move to historic Longwood'B grass courts after competing in the men's tourney at Newport, R. I., or the women's matches in Manchester, Mass. Seixas suffered a twisted right knee In the third set against Trabert in yesterday's Newport Invitation final after winning the first two sets and then limped to defeat, Trabert winning 5.7, 0-6, 6-*, 8-8, 6-3. But Seixas came back with Tra- nert to win the doubles crown from Hamilton Richardson, Baton Rouge La., and Bill Talbert, New York 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. Seixas said he'd be In shape for the National. In yesterday's concluding play at Manchester, Miss Connolly won the singles for the third straight year, defeating Shirley Fry, Akron 0 ~-5, 6-0. Miss Pry gained consolation for his loss as she teamed with Doris Hart of Coral Gables, Fla., to win he doubles from Mrs. Thelma Long of Australia and Anita Kanter San Francisco 6-1, 6-1. Lockman,An Artisan With Bails Giants Best Outfielder Starring at First Base PAGE SEVEN the Giants and then went back home with their tails between their legs—thoroughly licked. "You young fellows need go back no further than 1751 when the Dodgers blew a 13"/ 2 game lead with about as many games to go as they have won. I loot for them to hit a losing streak soon." O'Neill admitted the Dodgers were a "real good team" with lots of power, good defense and improved pitching. By MURRAY OLDERMAN NBA Staff Correspondent NEW YORK — (NBA) — You can wrap up Carroll Lockman In Leo Durocher's terse expression, "My kind of ball player!" It means a man who Is alert, quick on the trigger and wants to win so badly that it hurts. That'f Whitey Lockman. It means natural ability — speed, power, finesse. That's also Whitey Lockman. The tow head from North Carolina, and eight-year veteran of the National League at 27. was a magnificent outfielder. The Giants' best. Now he's a fine first baseman, the literal salvation of th» Giants to their 1J51 pennant drive. The New Yorkers made their move when Durocher switched U>ckman from left field to take over a position he'd never played. Yet Leo claims, "Becoming a lirst baseman made him great." Deft Whitley has no peer at scooping a ball out of the dirt to save an errant throw. Only the fact that blf, brawny Gil Hodges is operating around first base in Brooklyn keeps Lockman from being the class of the National League. The argument. Hodges or Lockman, receives impetus every time big Gil goes into one of his drastic slumps. Whitey doesn't pretend to hit the «6ame long ball as Hodges (although he hit 18 horn- hit the same long ball as ers in 1948), but consistently bats for a higher average. A left-hand batter, he's an ar- lisan at the plate, poking hits to left, pulling the inside or high pitch to right and legging out bunts. He never gives up running out an infield hit. Watching- him hustle down to first base with that deceptively fast lope, c?Vi tn M ™-» uw ».iujivt- j.t viii, mmmei KKy Li Sheffield, Ala., a week before the was to suffer five years later. Whitey Lockman's here to stay. Middlecoff, Art Wall In 18-Hole Playoff Final Round Tie Sends Fort Wayne Open into Extra Play FORT WAYNE, Ind. W—Veteran Gary Middlecoff of Memphis and Art Wall Jr. of Pocono Manor. Pa., played an extra 18 holes today to decide the championship of the championship of the Fort Wayne Open Golf Tournament. First place was worth $2,400 and •second $1,800. The two matched fi5s yesterday :o finish the 12-liole distance in 265 'nch, breaking by four strokes the ournament record set by Jim Feri« of San Francisco in 1951. Birdie pulls on the 450-ynrd 18th hole that dropped for Wall and didn't for Middlecoff threw the oiirnnmenl in a playoff. Wall had "hipped in for eagle deuces on the Ird and nth, each 275 yards long. Wall. 25 years old and in his 'erond year on the tournament •ircult, never has won a major vent. Jack Burke Jr. of Kiamesha Lake. N. Y., who had taken the 54-holc lead at 198 with a 64 Saturday, turned the front nine In 33 and was well on his way to victory until the 13th. His ball'moved and he slopped his swing, incurring a two-stroke penalty. Burke finished with 72 for 270 to tie for sixth place with Marty Put-go] of Leniont, III., who had shared the lead the first two rounds but finished with 71 and 68. Dave Douglas of Newark. Del., took 68 for 267 and third money of 81,400. Jimmy Clark of Laguna Beach, Calif., shot 67 for 268 and fourth place, worth $1,200. Ed (Porky) Oliver of Palm Springs. Calif., matched the wtn- nera' 65s on the final round and tiff- 1 look S1 ' 000 for flfth P lnce on 2S!> - Mellow as Moonlight SMOOTHED BY NATURE TO THE PEAK OF OLD-FASH'N GOODNESS Only CASCADE, gives you all the tidiness of the George A. Dickel 1870 formula! KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON GEO. A. DICKEL DIST. CO., LOUISVILLE, KY. • 86 PROOF • 1 YEARS OLD Neyland Made Good on Promise- Put Tennessee on Football Map FISHING RODEO Registration Blank Aug. 22 and Aug. 29 Walker Park I, the undersigned, do hereby apply for registration in the Blytheville Fishing Rodeo 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 the rodeo to the fullest extent. Name Age Address Race (Mail or take registration blank to Police Department in City Hall, BlytheviHe.) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (£>) — At 8 a.m. on Sept. 6, 1926, a young army captain strode out on a University of Tennessee athletic field, blew shrill blast on a whistle and called 35 youths in a huddle around him. "Follows," he began, "I understand there isn't a single Tennessee man coaching football today. We are going to develop goad football coaches as well as good football teams." The record shows Robert Reese Neyland, now a retired brigadier general, kept his promise. Neyland's Tennessee teams not only have won more games in the last 25 years than any other major college, but he also has produced er mentor In the game today. by Felix Carney What a Deal! New '53 (or as low as BUICK $ 2340 SEDAN delivered locally Mora power, higher compression, finer interiors, an even lofler and steadier rida —plus real big car room and equipment. That's what you get in this spanking-new 1953 Bulck SPICIAI for |ust little more than you pay for lh« "low-prked" cars. Sea it nowl And look at the "•xfrat" you get at no extra cast) Direction Signals • Lighter Dual Map Lights • Twin Sumhadat Trip-Mileogo Indicator Automatic Glove Box lighl Oil-Bath Air Cl«on«r Full-Flew Oil Filur • Vacuum Pump Bumper Guards, front and roar Evan th« foctory-injtdllad axtroi yo* may want are bargains, such aii Healer 4 Defroster only , , •W* Oftrf Jocof IOIM, It any. additional. rMe« Mr vsr^ itlgtitlf fn orf/oiiilfta MM* ffilllK *» to i%j>lnj .tojM. Ul ptltu lubfM • ttenti willow «>ll««. Langston-McWaters Buick Co. Walnut and Broadway Phont 4555 Another "first" in nation wide television coverage scheduled for September some sponsor can be foun who'll pick up a tab of sorn $50,000. That's the "Mis America" pageant in Atlanti City, whose promoters hav consented to network televi sion of this parade of beauty for the first time. The return of Arthur God frey to his "Talent Scouts' program enabled the Redheac to pull the highest share of the TV audience he has evei racked up with any of his CBS-TV shows. On the first night of his return, Godfrey pulled over 91% of the TViewing audience measurec by the Trendex rating scale That's & real welcome back The Sunday night Colgate Comedy Hour will return to the TVwaves the first week of October, with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis as the opening night stars. The following week's show will feature Jimmy Durante, who has moved over from the Saturday night "All-Star Revue." And while we're on the subject of comedians, Red Skelton has signed ft new long-term contract with CBS-TV, and he will do his shows "live" instead of on film. Feeling is that Red will climb back to his top rating if he stays "live." A top rating in video is the result of consistent, quality performance . . . the kind of dependable performance you get with General Electric TV. You can put your confidence in General Electric TV ... and in your GE dealer, BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO., 109 E. Main St. Phone 3616. Neyland gave up active coaching after last season because of a liver ailment. But he has a life-time job as Tennessee athletic director. The boys who helped Neyland establish his record are tossing a testimonial dii.'ner for him tomorrow night. About 500 former players, coaches and Tennessee football partisans will attend. The coaches include Bobby Dodd. Georgia Tech; Murray Warmath. Mississippi State; Harvey Robinson Tennessee; Bob Woodruff and Bill Meek. Kansas State. Neyland - trained men dot the staffs of these and many other head coaches. Chapman Qyits Tamps NEW YORK W) - Ben Chapman, former star outfielder of the New York Yankees, quit as manager of Tampa in the Florida League to give full time to the insurance business. "It was too much for me," Chapman said. 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The mile of cast iron pipe you could have Installed for 511,000 in 1940 costs $17,000 today. The pumping station that cost ?100,()00 ten years ago will involve a $225,000 expenditure now. plant in 1940. The same system installed today will cost §4,250,000. Maintenance costs have risen proportionately. Take cnal for the pumping station. The reach S400 a day now. Trucks that cost $800 ten years ago are now priced at $1,700. Wafer softening chemicals that cost $11 axe costs $3.75 as against $2.00 in 1910. To provide a 25 per cent increase in available water for a community of 50,000 will cost approximately SL'00,000; to provide a 50 per cent increase (he bill will be 5400,000; i provide 100 per cent increase, it will run to $700,000. These approximations do not take Into consideration the hundred and one special conditions which might lessen or increase the the figures may be increase water facilities at cost a lot more money than the business to expect. 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