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Noli 1 Norcn Up For Trade; f Chisox Interested By The Associated Press · Irv floren must fee) like a gold- ' fish in b»wl--in full view, but ojon't tench, pltase. ,· Ever since tht start of the train- Ing sejion, the 37-year-old Washington outfielder has been » prize In the trading mart. But he's still hawking, diet for the Nats, although there's no telling when Clark Griffith, an old fox in bartering; will decide he's ha,d the right offer and away goes Irv. · Tht .Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees have made.no .pones about wanting Noren. They have had their scouts' following the Senatprs around. ' Everyone seems to want a left- handed swinging outfielder these days, especially one who Xnqck in 86 runs, which is what Noreri,- a native of Jamestown, N. Y., did last year for a seventh- place club. He also batted ,279, tipt spectacular, but adequate. -The Nats polished, off the Detroit Tjgers yesterday, 6-3, and in the process Noren got two hits, bpth doubles. Washington only nia.de' six safeties, but eight walks, two wild pitches, a balk and an errpr more than made up for the pgiicjty of hits, and made things e.asy for.SH Hudson and Harley ' Grossman. Hemer Far Berra Yogi Berra, the most valuable player in the American League l|st year, who has been out of Action with s sprained ankle for the past two weeks, returned to actieh and blasted a home run in his firs( tr 'P lo 'he plate. He drove in s total of four runs to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-6 conquest of the Boston Braves. Vic · Raschi went seven innings for the Yanks. The Cincinnati Reds, who have been burning up the Grapefruit Leagui for the past week, won their sixth in a row by nipping the Philadelphia Phils, 2-1. Home runs spelled a 6-4 victory lor the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Browns. Clyde MeCul- Ipugh, Frank Thomas and Ted Beard hit the round-trippers all with tne bases empty. The Cleveland Indians beat the New York Giant? by the same formula for the second day in a rpw, a rally in the ninth inning. This time the hero was Roberto . Avila, who homered with one on ojtf Al Corwin to pace the Tribe to »' «rS victqry. Clem Labine and John Rutherford combined to hold the St. Louis Cardinals to five hits, while the Brooklyn podgers were running lip If 7-2 victory, and the Chicago Cubs tronpced their neighbor?, the. White Sox, 7-3 with a 12rh.it. barrage. · GREATER THAN COBB Sawyer Rates Slaughter As Best Competitor Ever In Big Leagues By JOE REICHLCIt Miami, Fla.-OJVWhen talking about the greatest active player ir| baseball today, Manager Eddie Sawyer of the Phillies cpntendt you can't stop with Ted Williams and Stan Musial. The Philadelphia professor says he'd have to rate Enos Slaughter in his prime over either of these famous sluggers. In«» [laughter Slaughter, ; a n outfield teammate of Musial, will be 36 next month and is in his loth year with .he-St. Louis Cardinals, "SHaushter in his prime was a jotter ba.ll player than Musial is ,oday," said Sawyer. ''And I agree with those who think Stan Is the lest in the game right now. But i've never seen a greater competitor, a fellow with more spirit, lustle and the desire, to win than Enos. Slaughter's batting marks in .he late thirties and early forties may not have been as high as .hope that Musial compiled in the :ast half dozen competition years, but the is much rougher then. So were the pitchers." A Slaughter Fan ''I've always been a Slaughter fan," admitted Sawyer. "I've been in this game a long lime but I've never seen Slaughter's equal in playing the game fnr everything that's in il. He's beaten me out of many a hall game but he's the kind that makes you lake your hat off to him even though he's on the other side. That is why I picked him on the National League All-Star team last year although he had time. 1 a broken finger at the Sawyer's praise of Slaughter recalled the remarks made by Bucky Harris only a short time ajn. "Slaughter may not be the greatest ball player of all time," the astute Washington manager said! "but he is the best exponent of the desire-to-win the game has known . . . and I don't except Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrij or any other star. He Never Quit* "How Cobb could have omitted his name when he. selectecj the players who compared with the old time stars, I don't know Slaughter, like Cobb, never quit. He never will. He won't even let up.. He plays just as hard today as he did the first day he reported. I( T recall an incident the other day," raid Harris. "We were p'ay- ing the Cards. Orfe of thalr fellows slapped a routine bouncer to second. lie looked like an easy put. But the guy never pave u». He ran down the line as if his life depended on it. The second baseman had to hurry his throw and just did make the out. " 'Hey, that kid is really hustling out there," I thought. 'He reminds pie of Slaughter.' As he raced back to the bench, I got a good look at his face. Yep, you guessed jt. It was Slaughter! "What that guy can, or can't do, is beside the point. But he is the greatest competitor ever to put on big league uniform. "And as I have said before , . . That goes for Cobb, ton." Elder Being Champ Thin Contender, Says Lightweight Carter Los Angeles-yPHt's lots easier being charnpion than just one of the contenders, says Jim.my Carter, . kirig of the lightweight boxers. "Before. .1. won the .title I had trouble' getting work. fCow everyone wants to fight me and I'm busy most of the time," the 135- pon'nd'New Yorker explains. Hog Tennis Team Loses To Drury Arkansas lost its first tennis match of the season bowing to Drury of Springfield, Mo., 4-2, Saturday afternoon; The Porker net tcim had managed splits with two previous opponents. The Hoss managed but one victory in the 'singles^ The results: singles .--Irvin Himberger, Drury, defeated Charles "Mger, 6-4, 7-5; Bob Ewing, Oriiry, defeated Hugh Dorsey, 6-2, 11-!); Jim Finley, Drury, d e f . alert Buddy Snider, 6-3, 6-3; and Toni Coker, Arkensas, defeated Adam Thompson, 8-6, 6-4. Doubles-Finley and Ewing, Drury, de- Sr^gM S' makes his ·«-««"-, ^ TM±' second title defense since he took the. crpwn .from Ike Williams last May. He climbs into the Olympic Auditorium ring with pauro Salas, a product of Mpnterrey, Mex. Lauro's previous battling has been Ijrgely confjhed to the feather- wtight ranks. Carter 'rates a solid choice to whip Salas- in the ISrrounder. Oklahoma Repeals As NCAA Wrestling Chimp Fort Collins, Colo.-ffl^J-Winning . NCAA wrestling championships by one P°int ii beginning to un- f nerve Port Robertson, who coached Oklahoma University's Sooners to their second straight title Saturday. Oklahoma edged Iowa Teachers College 22-21 for the tearti title in the 22nd annual NCAA tournament. Oklahoma A. and M., cbam- pioji in 16 of the meets, was aii- · other point behind with 20. "I wish these tournaments weren't s» close," Robertson" said wearily, "I'm sure glad when they're over." Last year Oklahoma won by 24-23 over its state rival, A. and M. To File Charges Of Murder In Slaying Fordyce -OP}* Prosecutor A. Jagtf · Llpcter tays he will file murder charges against a 19-year- o)d 8p*rkmap, Ark., Negro in the tltfl ihmtlng of a Sparkmin firm- »r. iherlff Reece A. Parham said Wllion Wright, has confessed to the iliytng of Allen Oreen Roh- crtlt (t, and the wounding of Robert*' dsusliter, Mrs. Irene Rob- wti Hl) 1 )"'"".^, 32. GAII COOPIR HH «4i i 7-5; Snider and Coker, Arkansas, defeated Himberger and R o y Orasse, 6r4, 6-1. Would Have Government Actually Operate Roids Washington-OP)-f he government should actually operate seized railroads instead of having only token control, as at present, says Sen. Murray (D-Mont). He called the current seizure -to prevent a strike -- unfair to railroad workers because the railroads continue to operate the lines. Court testimony has disclosed that the Army is now exercising its seizure with only 43 officers and a small staff of clerks. Stumbles Home With Top Money At N.O. New Orleans-WI-Weary Patty Berg won the first New Orleans women's golf tournament by five strokes although she turned in an eight-over-par 82 final round. Patty, who was ahead by ten strokes after 54 holes, saw that margin melt away gradually before finishing the 72-hoIe tournament yesterday with a 2U9 to take the title and $1,000. Her play in the final round was a shocking reversal of earlier tournament play. Miss Berg had a 73-74-70--217 that was five under par for the first 54 holes. She blamed her poor play of yesterday on being "very tired." Marilyn Smith, a vivacious 22- year-old .blonde from Wichita, Kan., and Miss Betty Jameson, the veteran star from San Antonio, Tixas, finished in a tie for second five strokes behind Miss Berg with 304s. Finishing fourth with a 306 was Louise Suggs, a native of Georgia who now calls Cincinnati, Ohio, Dome. Babe Zaharias, the leading money winner among the women professionals this year, tied for r ifth with Mary Lena Faulk, Thomasville, Ga., with 311. JiOrHltBtBI A"ian»» B w.«-- ISPORTS IOKTHWIST ARKANSAS TIMtS, Foyqttevllle, Aikanin,. Monday, Mqreh 31, 1952 Azalea Open Gives Clark First Major Tourney Win Wilmington, N. C.-(/P)'-Last year Valley. N. J., and Jimmy Turntfa when they were handing out the irize money in the Azalea Open fiolf tournament, blonde Jimmy C|ark of Lasuna Heach, Calif., was among the missing. As a matter of fact, Jimmy did not even get lo play the last 36 holts. Things were different yesterday.' The Abingdon, Va., native whaokr ed par by 18 strokes jo romp off with top mbney of $2,000--his 'irst big win. Jimmy posted the best score of the last round, a four under par 34-34--G8 to wind up with 272 and a three-stroke bulge over his nearest rivals. His GD-71-57-68 per- brmance over the 6,652-yard, par 72 Cape Fear Country Club caurse was four strokes heller than the tournament record of 276 set three years 330 by Henry Ransom. Second at 275, three strokes away, were George Fazio, Pine U. A. Students Capture City Bowling Titles R. E. Eppes, with 657 maples in us three game series, captured he Singles Event title and trophy. )ick Martin and Pat Failla paired n the Doubles Event winning with a 1252 total pin count. Medals and hirt shoulder patches furnished )y the American Bowline; Con- (resE will be awarded these Dou- iles Event winners. Dick Martin also won the coveted All-Events irize with 1930 pins, and placed second in the Singles Event with 051 pins, Just six pins short of the Team standings remained al- I horseman. ! H r i a r c l i t f , N. V. Taxio had a 6! otter earlier rounds of 70-66-70 while Turncsa showed rounds ot fi7-6D-BO-70. Kadi received'S1.200 Two years ago Fazio finished second here to Dutch Harrison anc last year Turnesa was second to Lloyd Mangrum: In the fourth place was Jim Fcrrler, San Francisco, whose fins' 71 save him 277 far 5B40. Other top finishers! G a r y Miridlccoff, Memphis, Tenn., 278, 5700; Hill Nary, Albuquerque, N. M., and Clayton Hcafner, Charlotte, N. C., 271) for $550 each; Bobby Locke, Johannesburg, South Africa, Jackron Bradley, Chicago, and Ted Kroll, New Hartford, N. V./aao for 5360 each; Al Bestelink, Chicago, 281 for $240; Art Wall. Jr., Honesdsle, Pa., 282 for S200; Doug Ford, Harrison, N. Y., 283 for »180. Gushing Oil Wins Arkansas Derby; Seeks Roses Next Hot Springs, Ark.-(/P)-Gushlng Oil, boasting victories in two big Southern stakes races, heads this week for Kentucky to' prepare for the Kentucky Derby. Sam E. Wilson Jr., owner of the speedy three-year-old, said today he would leave Tuesday for Kceneland. From' there, he will lake Gushing Oil lo ·Churchill Downs and his first shot at Vac? ing's triple crown--the Derby, the Frankness and the Belmont Slakes, "We are definitely going after the triple crown and we expect to win them till," said Mrs. WHson, wife of the Corpus Christl, Texas, Kee r op with the llm the TIltfES dsllT. esd most the same as Cy Carney Appliances rolled a 2867 to place ifth and Wheeler's Drive-In took ast place at 2674. Team Standings Mason's Cafe 3018 !. Stump Furniture Co. _ ... 2060 1. Clark Kofi Furniture Co. 2020 lonhln . Dick Martin-Pat Failla ,, 1252 2. Jess Benton-Francis Hahn 1233 3. Ed Hamilton-Chas. Trnlnor 1221 4. Billy Phipps-R. W. I-taily 1216 Nat Richmond-A. M. Zlnn 1206 6. Eulie Mhoon-Ro't Mhoon _ 1188 Singles 1. R. E. Eppes 2. Dick M a r t i n . 3. Roy Mock 4. Bill Graue 4. Larry Head 6. Ed Test ,1 .7. G. H. Ludwick 8. A. C. Ulvog ... Mrs. Wilson said Gushing Oll'i trainer, Joseph Jansen, has nol decided on entering the colt in the Blue Grass Stakes at Keene- l,ind and the Derby Trial Churchill Downs. | Gushing Oil holds victories In the ?20,000 Louisiana Handicap at New Orleans' Fair Grounds nnd the $10,000 Arkansas Derbj at Oaklawn Park. In winning Oaklnwn's big closing day feature Salurday, Gushing Oil established a new track mqrk of 1:40.1 for a mile and an eighth. He .bested the record of 1:40.4 by Blue Point.. Playoff Spotlight On Kansas And LaSalie New YorMf.i-L«3a|lt« (ul Expt»reri ire confronted with, their htrcllltsr, task of itopplnj Kansas' lowering Clyde Levelled* tonight 89 Iho Olympic bMketbul' trials hit their high spot--th« semi-finals--s't Msdlson Square Oardtn. This tnurncy Is perhaps the only one in basketball history where l|ie seml-flnali are more important t h a n the -final?. For from the winner of the I .a S^lll-KnnsM "dream same"-as well »s frorrt the opener, \vhlet pits AAU powers Pcnrla Caterpillars and Phillips Oilers--wll come the players who will represent Uncle Sam In the Olympics Ihis summer In.Helsinki. The Olympic s.nupd will be rom- pnscrl nf seven players from earh of tonight's winners. The Olympic finale Is scheduled for tomorrow night, bijt the only thin; at stake will he prestige ant to determine who wll! be beiu coach of the U. S. tsnin, The LaSalle-Kansni tilt Is natural, «s It pits the Nillona Invitation w i n n e r (LaSalle against the NCAA kingpin (Kin sas). This hasn't happened ilna 1945 when Oklahoma A. and M (NCAA) whipped DePaul (NIT in a Red Cross charity game. For a short while, though, i seemed that LaSalie would not ge a chance to chop down the Kan cans. PhoR Allen, the Jayhawke coach, said early Sunday mornln that his team wou|ri not coma eas unless there was tt lesit one Mid western official on h«nK for .(h, game against LaSille. Thjs brought much confuslor among, the Eastern baskttbil fathers and, after a series, nf can ferences, the Olympic Commlttei withdrew one Eastern official am replaced him with Ronald Glbbs umpire from Springfield, 111. Gibbi will work with referee John Nuca- lola, from Bayside, N. Y. In last Saturday's quirter-flnals here, LaSalie eliminated St. John's 71-02, «nrt Peorla beat the U, S Air Force All-Stars, 71-67. A Kansas City, Kansas ousted Southwest Missouri State, N A I R cham- ilon, 92-85, and Phillips defeated ,hr Hollywood McGees, 50r48, in a double overtime. 0. Frank Robertson 10 F. W. Buxton All-Events 1. Dick Martin " 1930 2, Bill Graue 11101 3. Ed Test 4. R. W. Henly 1801 1B54 5. Bubj Rickett 1837 Would Nullity Impeachment Panama, Psnama-W)-Panama's Supreme Court has been asked to nullify last year's impeachment of ex-President Arnulfo Arias anil restore his right to hold public office. A petition on his behalf ivas filed by Diego Garcia Monge, a lawyer . rvho is a prominent member of thi Panamenista party leaded by Arias. Globe Trotters Tike Two From Collegians New York-W)-T h e Harlem Globe Trailers, Internationally known professional Negro basketball team, are twn up today on the College All-Americans with the Ihird game scheduled for Hershey", Pa., tonight. The teams met twice In Madl- ron Square Garden yesterday with the Globe Trotters winning the afternoon contest, 7fi-(10, before 13,317 fans and the night engager-lent, 71r69, with a U.231 turnout. In a transcontinental tour they'll play 16 games in 15 cities in five days. Keep np with tne timra--rttt lh« TIMES dally. JUNE 1950=100 Sea Forces 'Weak 100 90 NANQf KHDID on a tablt top, Adm. Lynde D, MtCorrnlck, t \i- it commands ol NATO nsvsl forces, tells reporters In the I'unt- Washington, ln«t ht does not have sufficient a|ll«d ua itrcngth in sight to meet I Rus- HCL TAKES flGGEST DIP-Th*re's food news for Mima In the right side of the Newschart above. It s hardly notletiblt In tht overall picture, but that little down-hook at the tnds oj the lines represents the sharpen drop In tht eoit of living In the put three years, according to the littit "* n · ul " nl ""» 't""' · hnu l ) report el tht Bureau nf Lsbtr Statistic!. Tht Ntwichart shows the ups and downs of ba«|o prlcti w " "ncrgeney d.velop. Just back ·'"··* tht start ol tht Ktrtan war In 1IM,. Up until Iht OPS prlct frttit In latt January 1851 (reim * European tour, McCnrmlck (raw materials) prlcti skyrocketed, with wholcialt prlcti tsfflni right along and the In- »* lrt NATO n«vs) forces ar« too ·«i reflected In tht stttdy rise of emsumtr (e«t-»f-llvln«) print. Ntw »LB report says old HCL, Itr Iht month ended Feb. IS. showed tht Hrst dip slnct last July. both on thi lurfici mil In tha air. flnternationalt Heart Attack Is Fatal For Bo McMillin Bloomington, Ind.-W)-Alvln N. "Bo" McMillin, '57, who coached Indiana University to a Big Ten championship a n d undefeated season In 1045, riled early this mol'plng at his home. The silver-haired "Mr. Football" whose career as player and coach spanned almost four decades, hid been critically 111 with a ytomach cancer ilnce last fall. But hit physician said his death wis due to a heart attack. Early in his coaching career, the prematurely gray Bo had brought to the_ game · philosophy best summed u,p by a locker rporn sigh., "You can be as tough «« ntili and still be a gentleman." McMillan became · nationally known football figure » « player when he ltd Ijttle Centre College to fame in 1017-21. Ht retired as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles of the Natloal Fonotball League last fall. Falling health forced him out. Last winter the Amerlcin Football Coaches Association Awarded him the Stagg Trophy for his contributions to the game. During his five years on Centre'* teairi, the "Praying Colonels" had three undefeated seasons, except for a post-season defeat In 1921 by Texas A. and M. Bo, who called signals from his left halfback «pot, was named on Walter C«mp'i 1918 all-America team. Father Who Figured In Prize Picture Is Dead Los Angeles-(/P)-Last May I news cameraman mapped · picture of a jfrieving father kneeling on the street beside thl broken body of his 17-monlh-old dauih' ter. The picture by Schuyler Hlx- son of the Los Angeles Times was chosen by the Associated Press Managing Editors In a national conleit as the be«t examptf of excellence for IBM. The iwitrd were announced yesterday. The child, Mary Dnhler, recovered from her critical Injuries. The father, Harold E. Dahler, US, Krabbed, a ihotgun early today nnd, police reported, shot himsflf in tht stomach. He died instantly, His wife. Mrs. Mary Dahlcr, told Del. C. G. Ridln* they had been arguing about his drinking. Kttp «p will" tn« nmet--nwi Ik* Tbnet §i|j. CHICK SPECIAL 8e HEAVY MIXCP ARKANSAS IrtiUr H«teh«ry DRILL SERGEANT /r SAWYER Wty- AMR of M EARLY RETUKfl ffOM SERVICE FOR Boys Club Loses To Springfield The Fiyettevllle Boys Club'i lUnlor bacjtelball.team.dropped 4 lame to the Spring(leld, Mo., unior all-star team Saturday, 32- I. Hqwell Trumbp WM hl|h lor he |oier« with"-iU pelpUr "·.'.'. The Boys Club, wjil iponior * tn(dret baseball liagiie. this lum- ntr and Director Bob Logsdcn 141 Issued I call (or ill hoys, U rtirt of age and under. 1I« «ik hit any boy In thin age group who U Interested In playing base- i|ll tills summer report to the Joys Club building Tuesday or Wednesday of this week to sign up. Membership in the Boys Club « not required.. Princeton, N, J.-(*)-Ohi« Stitl, retained tin NCAA swimming hampionship, buticarlng Yale, An outstanding flavor--Junie'i Roman Mul Bread 11*11-11 Come In art in Us Our- Iffy M 'RitrMiHfeHJtf Y*ur H«m«, luiMinfl 'Ntw S«r«|«, Chicktn H«uM or Milk ··rnt, ttc. ALSO W. Hart Old «nd N«w Philco Rtfrigcraters ·nd FtMttn UmNf I0i W«tt fork. Ark. SPORTING GOODS --Whtlwtlf Prim To Ttinn-- , Bar Bell till Itli TtophlM *"' Trick IhHi PuneK 8131 B«l*lbiUr-ShMi Enmlt. Sh« PolIU G«ll Cluln--lilli dan C,m Gum--AmmiiqlllM ,. Xacketi nniiung TinKIl Riolnts Flih Tackl* F*r ALL "WltiOlf--"SPALDINO" lyorl Qo«!i LEWIS BROS. CO., Inc. -- WE SELL FISHING LICENSES -"Ills is Bob'Boys'Club'Hope reminding you that March 31st is! Nations I Boys'Club Week

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