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Red Sox Defeat Browns; Dodgers Down Cubs BELMONT'S FIRST OF SEASON-HORSE KILLED ' By JACK HAND Asiociilid Prsii Sperti WriUr Al Rosen's'winter batting practice is paying off for the Cleve-- Isnd Indians with a spring homr run spree. . Tuesday night he hit three home runs at Philadelphia. Last night he blasted his seventh homer of the year, with two on,' to trample Washington. 6-2. He is tied with Boston's "Walt Dropo for the American League lead with 15 runs batted in. Rosen and his mates backed up . Mike. Garcia's seven-hit pitching by blasting Julio Moreno and Tom Ferrtek-for 15 hits. Dale Mitchell also hit a homer. Rosen's blow in the seventh, followed a triple by Harry'Simpson and a walk to Bobby Avila. Dropo set the home run pattern in the afternoon at Fenway Park witti a bases-loaded blast off Ned Carver in the Boston Red Sox's 13-6 riot against the St. Louis Browns. Balk On»« Trouble' Carver coasted along with a 3-1 lead until the Sox cut loose with a big nine in the sixth. A balk called by umpire' Charli? Berry and an error by rookie Jim Rivera on Don Lenhardt's long drive upset Carver. Dropo's smash knocked iim out. "1 got mad when the balk was .called," said Carver. "I just started throwing. I realize if you get the other fellow mad he can't play. Thais' what I did. It's my fault." While Carver was getting "mad," lefty Bill Heiiry clicked off his third straight win by holding the Browns to eight hits. The Browns also lost the services of Marty Marion when his old sacrn- iliac trouble kicked up in mid- gamp. He thinks he'll be able to return today. Eddie Lopat, i little off the beam in his previous starts, found the groove against Detroit to throw a two-hitter for the Yanks' 4-1 victory. George Kelt was the only Tiger able to hit off Lopat with a single in the first and eighth. Poor fielding by. Gerry Priddy and Steve Souchock, who misjudged a Phil Hlzzulo fly into a double, got loser Ted Gray in trouble in the three-run third. Carsy Makes Debut Andy Carey. 565,000 bonus rookie making his debut, was obviously nervous. He made two errors and failed to hit. Philadelphia outscrambled the Chicago White Sox, 1-3-12, in a weird night game at Shibe Park where 11 pitchers took turns dishing up base hits. Hank Majeski's single-with one out and two on in Graue High As Singles Bowling Tourney Opens Eight Qualify For ",, Match Play Section Of Scratch Affair r .Nineteen of thearea's high-average bowlers squared away last' night in the qualifying-round of a scratch handicap singles bowling tournament. Bill Graue, with a 197 average for five games rolled across JO alleys, took the number one position. This tournament is being conducted along the lines of the National Individual Match-Game Championships held each year in Chicago.·_._Second place went to Jess Bentori with'a 918 total and Fred Rouse, with 86, qualified in the third spot. Beginning tonight at 7 o'clock the top eight bowlers in the qualifying tests will begin a round- robin schedule of three-game matches. Results will be tallied on e basis of both pinnage and games' won and lost. This competition will continue Sunday afternoon, next Friday evening and the following Sunday afternoon. Approximately $80 in prizes wlllvbe awarded. o ; - The entries and scores (top ,'eight qualifying) were: : 1. Bill Graue _· Z. Jess Benton 918 8.. Fred Rouse 886 ~4i- Jack Lineback 881 '-·' p. Col. Henry Neilson 880 · IS.' Otto Gage 875 / ' 7. Virgil Jackson ^ 874 . 8. G..R. Hale 856 '.. . Ed Test t845 " · . . Al Bohe 84 : Ben Shlley' 81 . BillKeeton 812 '·''· "''Pat Failla ... 811 Cy Carney 810 Dick Martin 771 H. H. Smith 765 . B. J. Heinbach 74!) W. W. Higgins 711 Governor Stevenson Still Repealing "No" Sacramento-W)-Gov. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois dropped in last night from Oregon, still saying no to suggestions he might be drafted to be a Democratic presidential candidate. In Portland, he said: "I spent the greatest .part of the evening trying to -persuade them not to "vote for me." His name was entered in the Oregon primary and it can't be taken off. Stevenson, who will visit to- morrcwwith Gov. Earl Warren, a Republican presidential candidate, also said he is not in California for political purposes. On being advised that Oregon Democratic National Committeeman Monroe Sweetland had said ha believed "the door is open to a "draft," Stevenson said, in an interview: "That's Mr. Sweetland's observation. I tried to impress him otherwise." NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES. FayeHtvIlle, Arkanim.. Saturday, May 3, l«il ACE Ready To Throw Weight Behind Its Proposed Program Of Athletic Control Chicago - (/P) - The American* Council on Education is- ready t o ' throw its full prestige behind a strict sports reform program first recommended by a group of college presidents last February. The ACE's section on athletics approved the program yesterday. It went to a resolution . committee this morning anil presumably i will be put before the entire ACE membership later today. The program includes, among 10 major noints. the abolition of a t h - letic scholarships as such, the elimination of out-of-season practice, such as spring football drills, and the banning of post-season "firms like the Rose and Sugar Bowl Ramos. Other points recommended that n.dmtPsion standard* be the same for all students and that eligibility Pelicans Move Closer To Lead In Southern (By The Associated Press) New Orleans, winner of eight o f ! its )ast nine games, is hpt on the trail of first place Mobile in Ihe Southern Association baseball race. The Pels occupy second place, one-half game behind the pace setters. If Mobile, winner of eight the ninth finally won. the game I Lowrey's single with one out in the last of the ninth scored Sollv Hemus with the run that meant | Russ Meyer's third loss. | The New York Giants Pc-ored j for reliefer Carl Scheib over Shuck Stobbs. Seven White Sox pitchers saw action as their five- game win_streak ended. Om - - - - - the National when he pitched i burgh, 5-3, for their fourth eight, no-hit, no-run i n n i n g s ! straight win, Lockman opened the against Brooklyn only to blow up | 10th with a homer off lossr Ted iar "Turk" Lown of the Chi- i two In the 10th, one a homer by j Cubs made the big news i n - Whitey Lockman, to down'Pitts- in the ninth and lose the game, 3-1. Biiiy Cox and Jackie Robinson spanked Lawn's first two pitches for hits in the ninth, rUining his bid for the first Cub no-hitter in 35 years. Miisll Finally Wini Wilmer "Vinegar Bend" Mizcll, who many people think will be the rookie of the year in .'. 3 National, finally-broke into trie win Column with a four-hitter as St. Louis shaded the Phillies, 3-2. Peanuts Wilks. Bobby Thomson beat out a single, wont to second on a sacrifice and -scored on a wild pitch with the f i n a l run. Hoyt Wilhelm who took over for Dave Koslo in the ninth was the winner although George Spencer had to finish up. Jim Wilfon was the whole show in the Boston Braves' 2-1 victory over Cincinnati. He scattered seven hits and singled with the bases loaded In the second to hand Kenny Raffensbergor his first loss after three wins. SPORTS ROUNDUP Marion Reclaiming Title As "Mr. Shortstop" On Play With Browns " A soecial committee of college oresidcntc hpaded bv John A. Hannah or Michigan Sta*? came Tin with the plan in nvd-Februpry at q meeting in Washington. Their ideas were adonled in full by the ACE; executive committee. The whole item was considered and aunroved 'yesterday by "an ACE section representing university, college and secondarv F-honl ^residents, coaches, athletic directors nnd others, ACE spokesmen say the program to all piirrjpses already is official policy of the council. How- et.-er, they said 1he full membership may .mail it down with a vote later today. The ACE--a grouo of school leaders--has no enforcement powers. It does have enormous pres- tiee. Its membershiD includes most college" and university ^residents and other influential educators. Already that prestit?e has spur- r*d th«! Worth Central Association, one -nf the country's most powerful accrediting trrouns, to endorse [he nlan in full and nronofe expulsion of schools that violate it. How They Stand By The Associated Press NATIONAL'LEAGUE W L Pet. Brooklyn 9 3 .750 NPW York 9 4 .692 Chicago 10 9 .667 Cincinnati 1 9 6 .600 St. Louis . 7 B .467 Philadelphia 5 8 .385 Boston -- 6 1 0 .375 Pittsburgh _ 3 14' .176 Friday's Results Brooklyn 3 Chicago 1 New York 5 Pittshurgh 3 10 innings ~ St. Louis 3 Philadelphia 2 Boston 2 Cincinnati 1 Mobile had a rough time with Birmingham last night, but won 17-5 in 11 innings. New Orleans spoiled the Crackers return to \t- lanla by pounding out a 14-6 verdict. Chattanooga shaded Little Rock, 4-3, and Nashville inflicted i the seventh consecutive defeat on Memphis, 5-2. Pinch-hitler Frank F;acka polled a home run in the ninth to enable the Lookouts to shade the Travelers. His feat broke .a 3-3 deadlock and save Al Sima his sixth straight pitching victory of the year. Chattanooga catcher Hal Keller homered in tlie third. Babe Ruth was the home run champion of the American League 13 times. BOWL FOR HEALTH Benton Bowling Lanes--Adv 'By GATLE TAT,BOT New York-tfP)-WVi»n you watch Marty Marion lend class and color to the St. Louis Browns these snrin.o days you suddenly realize all over again why the t a l l , graceful athlete was known for nil those years wil'i 1'ie Cardinals as ''Mr. Shortstop." It is easy to forget. He was out of the lineup only one full season, sitting unhappily on the Card bench and trying to inanaae a Card team which was over the hill, yet in that brief time memory of his brilliance dimmed a little and Phil Rizzuto of the Yankees became the beau Ideal of shortstops, But now Marlon is bark, transforming a collection of raw rookies and bis league castoffs Into a fiKhtlnr hall club which Is krppint t h e turnstiles humming wherever H appears. \Ve s t r o n p I y recommend that y o u i c e t h e Browns and their shortstop before Marty runs out of sas. | that it makes l i t t l e difference. He might stil! reach any ball that Lou Roudrrau ever did. which is the best illustration we can offer. Though .. t h e TMnin g veteran Mar(yM . r|on i maintains he will play 125 games, it seems f a i r to say that he is an optimist. The major knee, operation he underwent during the winter makes that number a gamble, no matter how good it feels now, and the buck trouble which has plagued Marty for several seasons still forces him to sleep on a board, they say. Also, there will be those flO-degree days along_ in July and August. But as long: as the thin man maintains his present pare he will be worth watching and thf Browns will not fold. He makes you real- ire how thoroughly silly it is to pick any club to win a pennant unless it possesses a really fine shortstop. He makes us recall what Marse .Toe McCarthy gald one spring night In Panama; "After July 4 your shortstop Is your ball club." Marty might be a half-step slower than lie was in his greatest days when the Cardinals were champion?, yet he is so long from where hn begins to the other end H i t t i n g in the important No. 2 spot in tbe Brownie iineun, he is the heart of nn attack which does not promise to be too robust. Though never a great hitter, Marion always was respected, nnd be has grown to be one of the smartest batters in the game, Three timed he came tip a fa in si the Ynnkffs the other day with A runner on first, and three timed ManaRt* 1 Ilornsby railed for t v c hit-and-run. On the ftrst, Marty nulled · nlncle down the left line. | On eaeh of the next two he pushed lazy doubles behind the runnrr into the right field corner aa the crowd roared Its appreciation of hi* artinlry. * "It was worth coming out here just to see that." exulted Frank (Buck) O'Ncil, the eminent baseball historian who was a visitor to the press box. All this means a great deal to the other Browns. The pitchers no longer shudder and shut their eyes when a ball heads for the short- field, and the rookies on the club cannot fail to draw a certain amount of inspiration from an acknowledged artist, "It's great just to be on the Eame team with a fellow like Marion," one of the newcomers told us at training camp. May. Sports Card May 3--Arkansas tennis team vs. Oklahoma University, here. May 3--Arkansas 'state h i g h school track meet nt Little Rock. , May Ii--Arkansas baseball team vs. Bradley, at Peoria, 111. . May 6--Arkansas baseball team vs. Bradley, nt I'coria, 111. Arkansas tennis learn vs. Tulsa, here, May 7--Arkansas baseball team vs. Illinois, at Champaign, 111. May B-10--Southwest Conference Trad: meet at Dallas. Southwest Conference goll meet at Dallas. In ancient Babylon, the banks were a part of the church. One-Man Track Team Wins State Junior Title AMERICAN LEAGUE W L .11 Boston St. Louis 9 5 Cleveland 10 6 Chicago 7 7 New York 6 7 Washington 5 7 1 Philadelphia' 3 9 Detroit 3 10 Friday's Results Boston 13 St. Louis 6 New York 4 Detroit 1 Philadelphia 13 Chicago 12 Cleveland 6 Washington 2 Pet. .786 .643 .625 .500 .462 .417 Little Rock-lfl'l-Arkansas' best IR Six and Class A track and field performers showed their wares in the second half of the State High' School Meet here today. But nothing they were likely to do could approach the herculean show put on yesterday afternoon by 16-year-old Ray Means of Fairview. Means won all six of the events he entered, set three records and copped the Junior High. D i . v i s i o n Championship single-handed with 30 points. There has never been an Vidi- vidual feat to equal that in the meet's 43-year history. Means, a black-haired, good- looking lad carrying a well-proportioned 137 pounds, set records of 10.G seconds in the 1 no-yard dash, 10 ft, 2 7 .» inches in' the pole vault and 20 ft., Z Inches in the broad jump. He ako finished first in the SO, 220 and 440-yard dashes. And, what did the kid have to say about it? "I'm tire:'." The only entry from Fairview, a suburb of Camden, Means' total surpassed by. 10 points those of Jonesboro, Pisgott. Conway and , Point TA; Cash 5: Atkins 4' Gar" - - · - - - · · land 3 ; Bcrryvillc 3 ; Vilonia Brookland, Eureka Springs and Hughes, 2 each; Stamps l/4; Har- Meet t h e Menace.' Dennis the Menace, that Is... MngMiySin THE TIMES 250 l hc Fort Smith and Little Hork 231 1 Pulaski Heights teams, which tied for second. Lake Village won the Class B title, and, with Canidcn favored in Class A, South Arkansas could make a real sweep of honors in .his year's meet. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. Mobile 15 5 .75(1 Ncw Orleans 16 7 .69(1 ChattanooRa 12 9 .571 Atlanta ... in 10 .524 Little Rock - B 10 .W Nashville B 11 .421 nirmingham 8 14 .3(14 Memphis 4 16 .200 Fights Lost- Niqht (Br Th« Awocliled Prnt) New York--Vlnnle MarttnM, 141). P«t«rson, N. J., itopptd Tony P«r,oi«, 141, N«w York, 1. Pno«nlx, Ariz. -- Jimnvy M»r- tlntz, 192, O l t n i l t K , Ariz., knocked out Carlos Gonzalei, 146, Sun Francisco, ,1. Lake Village compiled 36 polnls, .)scoola was second in CKI. C S P. with 26 points, 17 W of them by tlarvey Lcc Hill, who won the 100 and 220 dashes and the broad jump. Means was the loudest, but not the only noire in the show-stealing Junior division. Charles Mo;:cs, « 260-pound 15-year-old from Fort Smith, established two rec- nnla--155 ft., ·'!» Inch In the discus and .12 ft., H inch In the shot. Snmmle Austin of Bald Knob who was Injured In the March 21 tornadoes equalled the high Jump mark of 5 ft., 6 Inchti. Other team scores: Jimleti . B'ld Knob 914; fil Dorado H; North Ultle Rock 8; Cimden 8; Mllvefn 7; Dumai 4; Wynne 3; Smockovcr 3; Cirllile 2W; Ultle Rock R'asl Sld« 2; Stut'.jart 2; Hamburg, 1 each. Class B Holly Grove 23: Dumas 10; Norphlet 10:. Carlisle 9/i; West ding Academy 1; Marvel '/i. By Alan Mavei TWO IN A ROW? A GREAT TRIUMPH IH rHE mo MOPE-S TO RIPE 0iUE MM VICTOR? M THE KENTUCKY CO/IH/H THS .1 Run roR r/ie 't FIRST JOCKEY ffl SO 7t W/H TWICE »l4 t Ifcf ffOmi |MIMW flRST SMU of the ituon at Belmont park, L, I., which rreulttd m desih for th« horw nnd» Sleep Son* and' Jockey Thornw Field on the eround'ai other horse* and ridpra upocd by. rinlrntufiomtJ8oioirfp*.«»; Hill Gail Favored In 0@rb Field Of 17 Louisville, K.v., - f/P)"Seventeen 3-year-old colts, finely tuned as a concert violin, challenge one another in thn 78th r u n n i n g of the $125,350 Kentucky Derby :od.-iy. It'll tnke hardly more than two minutes for them to cover Church- Ill Downs' sun-bnkccl r!-crhy route of a mile ami one quarter. Rut in Ihnt brief period will be packed nil the hopes nnd d i sappointmenls of three years of careful training for . these thor- o u g h b r e d s i n America's No. 1 horse race. Some already have acquired a d(?f?ree of greatness t h r o u g h ' 1 two-year-old and early R e a s o n triumphs. Others have yet to visit the winner 1 circle this year. But they all are survivors of n n original field of Ifi? once nominated for this turf classic. A crowd estimated nt HiO.OOO again was expected to pack the vast stands and the flower-decorated infield that U Churchill Downs. The broadcast is scheduled f o r j 3:15 p, ni.-to 3:45 p. m., CST, The weather man uo-opcratcdj In making the caia occasion a success,.changing his earlier predictions of showers to fair and cooler. That cooler part is trood news to the fans, assembled from all sections of the nation nnd all walks of life. I t has been mighty lot here the past few days, Hill Gail remained the outstanding favorite. In fad, the' Eddie Arcaro chances of the- devil-red sitka o f , Mrs, Warren Wriirht's Qilumpl Farm - w i n n i n g tho rirrbv n f i f t h time wre e-nchnnerd .vcstnrda.v, when Ininer I't-n Jonr:; onirrrt;!; Top IJIcMti ;is n r u n n i n t ; mate for the b l j . F f m of Dull l,c;i. H.'K'o eKporlP *ii^ f in Junes' surprise net inn n tte.-jic to hnvo a honte, other Hum his nvn H i l l G n i l , Bet l^e early pnco. Ton blend showed a h i p h turn nf unerd in w i n n i n g n sis-furlong (tosh here earlier in the wrek. The. Calurh::t combination was held at 7 to 5 in t h r overnight waxernimr, wns p'tir*"!- ni fi ti r by the trnc'It hnnHkvmprr curly tnH.iy, and may parad'. 1 prHw;ird as short' as 4 to '5, gdcVta Arrr.ro, srekinj; 1 his f i f t h r'Tliy trim-oh, will be i esfrlde Hill Oali nnd Arciiro never j has lost n race. (,'. M. Cook w4H ride Top Jlbmi. I f ' . t n y hur.-.p b.rVf;-, ]]))] rj : ,j| In the run for t h e 587.Iff) winner'*' share of tho purvc It r'bui-cs to b c j Blue M a n , owned by A. \V. Abbott, i ice cream rnminfaciiirer of Hyc, i N, Y. Hiuo M:m will be ridden! by Conn McCrgqry, who booted! Count Turf to victory in the darby Ia.it year. Tho Easterner, winner of the mile «nrt one-sixteenth Experi- T n e n l a l Handicap No. 2 at Jamaica, wns rated second cho:co at 7 to 2. If the £f;n of Blue Swords cftn !;eno di;;e to thfi early pace there rnuld be n mighty Interesting duel In the home stretch, for -that's when TJIue Man starts to pick up r-peed, Not white, not wheat, not fit. but a flavor blend of all thret-- Junto's Roman Meal Bread. ! - n-if-tr Why year face \ stays smoother longer when you use the new Tb!i B.W er*«n that privtati cnan dryinff ·* r*or ' why y«d H E A V Y MIXED ARKANSAS Hatchery n. Has 1M or T-lepimn» 311) Who's your business? It ought to be YOU! This rncnth, os in other months, some store's shore of the business that's gettable is gaining, another's share is dropping -somebody is always getting the business. Customers and their wants are always on the march, responding to new nseds and new invitations to buy. Somebody's getting their business -- by asking for it! No more economical way to cnk for business has ever been devised than through newspaper advertising. Uss it consistently! 0 A telephono call will bring a rQpreiflnlativs to discim with you Iho possibilltiei of Northwest Arkansaj Timoj ad- vortliing ai applied lo your businosi. No obligation what tvor. Just call 244, a»k for Display Advertising Department. AIMOST IVHYONE READS A NEWSPAPER IVERY DAY

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