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High Hopes Held For Porkers As SWC Grid Drills Open The long journey that ends' January 1, 1953, in Dallas' Cotton Bowl opened officially today for seven 'members of the Southwest Conference. Optimism in various degrete pervaded the league's football camps, with hortes at Arkansas at an extremely high level. "This is the year," Porker faithful contend. If Otis Douglas, mammoth ex-pro, is to see his program at Arkansas succeed this is defitely the year. It is his. third season on a thrte-year contract arid it comes at a time when his industrious and far-flung recruiting program seems best fit to pay off. The Razorback personnel appears to be at a 'peak, with talent, experience and^epth in satisfactory proportion* The Porkers were to take the field, following a preliminary meeting at the Field House, at about 9:15 this morning with two hours of activity planned for the firft session. .Included -on the morning's agenda were individual blocking exercises, pass offense arid defense practfce and ijunting and place-kicking drills. Twiee A Day The Razorbacks will engage m practice twice a day until school opens and the afternoon session today was scheduled;, for about 2:30. More individual work was planned with an increased tempo in blocking drills. C6nta# work, of » rugged. variety, was on the card too. This scrimmaging, however, was to be reserved for the players who oc- cuoy spots on the third, fourth and fifth teams. The coaching staff explained that it wants to give all the candidates a chance to make the team. Boys .on the first two units earned their positions during the spring training routine. Now, if some of the players deserve a higher ranking an the team they will get that opportunity during the contact work in the early st*«es of this fall's workouts. Leading the Razorbacks up . to the practice hill this morning were co-captains Dean Pryor and Buddy Sutton, a pair of backs who are expected to be key men in what is considered -one of the finest offensive and defensive backfield combinations in Arkansas history. Great faith is being placed in the starting offensive lineup with Lamar McHan at quarterback. Lewis Carpenter at fullback and Sutton and Jack Troxell as the halfbacks. Trace of Doubt With those four in the backfield Arkansas will have · world of running power. Some traco of doubt exists as to Megan's ability to take his place among the top palters in what is ftearfullyt regarded as a passing conference. However, McHan is entering only hit junior year having earned all* conference honors as a sophomore. and his passing can be expected to improve. ' Defensively the Porkers are In equally good position as far as backfleld strength is concerned. Pryor. Floyd Saaely. .Tohnny Cole a" d Msel Nix are all returning to f jll these soots. In the line there aopears to be (food site, speed, strength and denth. The center oost. where bis B6b Griffin held forth Jast year, is the hole that will be hardest to plug. But there is a minimum, of concern over this as the four leading candidates for the position are capable. _ "Arky" Vaughan Drowns In California lake Alturas, Calif.-«P)-Joseph Floyd "Arky" Vaughn, 40, retired National League baseball star, swam 65 yards through a deep, rhill mountain lake, but drowned 20 feet from shore late Saturday. A friend; Bill Wimer. 45, a logger. drowned with Vaughan after their fishing boat capsized in Lost Lake, 30 miles east of this North- 1 east California town. Their bodies were recovered Sunday. Verne Wheeler, a witness from shore, said the two men wen un- jer at almost the jame time, only 80 feet from safety. Besidents sfiy iost Lake, in the crater of »n wtinct volcano, has never been sounded. There is a steep drop- jff at shore. Vaughan was a native of Cllfty, Ark. ; _ Nijor league leaders By Til* AuocUted PreM AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING - Fain, PHiladelphia, .838; Mitchell, Cleveland, .331; Woorfllng, New York, .327. RUNS - Bcrrn. New York, 90; Avila and Doby. Cleveland, 88. HITS - Fox. Chicago. 1(12: Avila. Cleveland and Fain, Philadelphia, MO. HOME RUNS - Doby, Cleveland md Bern. New York, 28; Zernlal; Philadelphia, 27. PITCHING - Consuegra, Washington, 8-0. 1.000; Shantz. Phlla- M»hla, 22-5. .815; Rlschl, New Tork. 1S-4, .749. NATIONAL tIAOt'E BATTINO - Muilil. St. Loul», .138; Kluittwikl, Cincinnati, .818; Biumholtz, Chicago, .811. WINS · Lockman, New York, W; Hemui. ft, Uult, tt; Robin- ion, Brooklyn snl Muiltl, St. HITS - Adlmi, Cincinnati, 1«1; tfuslal, St. Louis, 160; Schotn. dlsnd, St. Louis, 188. HOME RUNS · 8tuw, Chlctio, 34; Klner, Pittsburgh, SO; Hodgci, Rrooklyn, 28. Lopat Returns To Form; Pitches Yanks Past Nats, 6-1 Eddie Lopat the "junk, man'.' is back in business today. And hit myriad slock of pitches may well spell a fourth straight American League pennant for the New York Yankees. Lopat, hindered ill season by shoulder miseries, turned in hit most impressive performance of the season yeterday in pitching the pace-setting Yanks to a 8-1 three-hit triumph over the Washington Senators. The morale- boosting victory enabled the Yanks to protect their two-game lead over th* Cleveland Indians, 6-3 conquerers of the Chicago White Sox. *The crafty lefthander, a 21-f ame winner last year, permitted only live balls to be hit to the outfield.' Garcia Stop* ChlMX Husky Mike Garcia turned the I White Sox back on seven hits to hang up his 17th victory for Cleveland. Al Rosen, with three runs baited in on two singles and double, and Larry Doby with a twb- run homer his 28th, led tn* Cleveland assault against Billy Pierce. Boston's third-place Red Sox and Philadelphia s fourth-place Athletics divided a double-header, the Sox winning the opener, 11-1, and the A's the nightcap, 2-0, SI. Louis trimmed Detroit, 7-4, in. the circuit's other game. Bums Whip Glmnta Brooklyn took a big itep to* wards a World Series meeting by mauling the runner-up Mew York Giants, 9,1, to hike its National League lead to nine game.;. ,11 other games, Pittsburgh downed St. Louis, 4-2, Philadelphia and Boston split « double-header, the Braves winning the first game, 1-0, and the Phils the second, 4-0, while Chicago and Cincinnati also halved a bargain bill, the Cubs taking the first one, 4-2, and the Reds the second, 6-5. The Red Sox lowered the boom on Bobby Shantz, the A's 22-game winner, in the first game at Philadelphia. Shantz was staggered for 10 hits and seven runs in seven innings with Clyde Vollmer's three-run homer the big blow. International Baseball Game Has 21 Errors Rome - UP) - Europe's first In- ternationa] baseball game, in which Spain defeated Italy 7-3, resembled an American sand-lot game in several respects. Twenty-one; trrors were made, 13 by_ Italy. The game ran three and one-half hours, causing many of the 15,000 fans to walk out utter the seventh Inning grumbling that the game was too log. At one stag* of the (ame yesterday, following a. short rhubarb, the- announcer told the fans "not to be angry with any decisions made because baseball is a technical game." Failure t6 return a ball hit into the stands meant ejection from the park. How Th«y Stand AMERICAN LEAGUE By The Associate* Presi AMERICAN LEAGUE W L New York . ______ 78 54 Cleveland --------- 74 56 Boston __________ 69 58 Philadelphia ______ 68 60 Chicago _______ ..... 87 6Z Washington _______ 66 63 St. Louis __________ 54 77 Detroit ____________ 43 87 Rundty'i Result! "New York e Washington 1 Cleveland 6 Detroit 8 St. Louis 7 Detroit 4 Boston ]l-o Philadelphia 1-2 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Brooklyn 83 Springdale Short On Experienced Linemen Springdale High School head* football coach Earl Voss, past- master and dean of the pre-season "moaners" among coaches In Northwest Arkansas, is at it again. Only this time the genial Voss insists .his woeful, tales are true. "We are hurt, as is common knowledge," Voss contends, pointing to the big loss through graduation the Bulldogs suffered last Pet. .585 .569 .543 .531 .519 .512 .412 .331 42 New York 74 St. Louis 73 Philadelphia 7ft Chicago 65 Boston 55 Cincinnati 56 Pittsburgh 38 Sunday's Result* Brooklyn 9 Ne,w York 1 Pittsburgh 4 St. Louis 2 Boston 1-0 Philadelphia 0-4 Chicago 4-5 Cincinnati 2-6 SOUTHERN AMOCIATION W L Pet. Chattanooga 71 «4 Atlanta 77 17 New Orleans Ml 69 Memnhis 76 70 Mobile 74 71 Nashville 70 74 Little Rock 69 79 Birmingham 60 84 fiundar's Result! Atlanta t New Orltani 5 Memphis 14 Little Rock 7 Nashville 5-0 Chattanooga 4-1 1st 10 Innings; 2nd called «nd Sth, darkness EARL VOSS year and the overall strength ex- expected from the balance of the teams ih District One'l dbuble-A classification. "Our chances this season depend upon the ability of our boys to respond to the demands of the season," Voss declares. "The team is green." RSSwrt SPORTS 65 DIFFERENT WAYS Yanks Never Know Who Will Bat Where Until Casey Makes Lineup MORTHWHT ARKANSAS TIMtt. fayetl.vill*, Arkaiucn. · Monday, Sept.mber 1, 1952 Riegel Retains Slim Lead In* Insurance Open ' Wcthersfleld, Conn.-(/P)-A slipping Skce Riegel of Tulsa. Okla.. clung tenaciously to a two-stroke lead today in a desperate effort' to score his first "big one" in the major pro golf circuit. Bouchey Captures Canidlan Amateur By GAYLE TAI.BOT New York-MVW h e n Casey f Stenncl sits down tn make out his d u l l y linrun there always is »n air of fascinated expectancy among th« Yankee players who nrc pull- Ing on thtlr uniforms in the big locker room just olitslde Cnspy'l cubicle. Th* athletes know that their somewhat pixilated pilot eventually will come up with a batting order after he hai shuffled four or flv* simples around like « Mississippi River gambler. When Old Case finally sticks his choice on the dugout post with n mun'- o' pieces of adhesive tnpc, they crowd around to read it like kids around a Chrittmm tree. Up to this point in the American League race, Casey has thought up some 65 different ways of arranging the first eight men in his batting array.- It Is not believed that any other manner ever came close to equaling this figure. With nearly a month stni to go, Casey rloubtle* will put it even farther beyond reach. Memphis Closing . In On Leaden In' Southern Scramble 87 Tlit Aneclaltd Prm j Jin! where IS Memphis joinjrto ; Itpp In the Southern AssoclatlAi? ' All flrtt division position! Ire i well within the gr»«p of L$ke Appllng'i Chicks, presently ·»in ; fourth place after winning «lx:ln !· row. Yesterday they defetted Little Rock, 14-7. and moved-to within on? gam* of third-pile* New Orleans. ," The Pelicans took a »-J but- strange man who talks in pig j |ng by Atlanta and fell front a other I second place tie with the CraeMrt. t npedcd n game or two at, say, No. ! 5 In the order. Though nobody has yet explained--and Casey leant of all--why It Is hancflrlnl to keep I big league butting order in a constant state of flux, there can »wm to be little doubt that the manager of the Yankees hai something. One even begins tn suspect at times that thl.i Vancouver, B. C. - (/Pi - A golden-thatched bear of a man froth Inslcwood, Calif.. 27-year-old Larry Bouchey, was the new king of Canada's amateur golfer! today, taking the Earl Gray trophy across the border toe the first lime since Dick Chnpman of Pinehurst, N. C., won the title in 1949. i Boucney came from behind to After brilliant rounds of 66 and! upset favored Billy Campbell nf 67, niegel dropped to a par 71 yes-i HunlinKlon, W. Va., Saturday in Icrday, and the final any of the| the finals of the Dominion Ama- 72-hole $16.000 Insurance City! tcur championships. Al one lime or anouicrnieniici s 2££ "".^"VSEX W £±± l l °°« !"."· " "ol«, lo win the choice has been Phil ftlnutn. Gene In getting the Yanks out front j and keeping them then most o f ' the way, Casey has employed a total of nine different lead-off batters. When one considers that the art of leading off It supposed to be a highly KDciHalizcd onr. and that the average manner might go through an entire season stuck with ttip F«mc No. 1, Casey's feal becomes eloquenl, At one time or another Stengel's , plebe and National Amateur j t h a m p with a 204 total. w h , . h «n '· big hole to be tilled in with only slightly smaller a gap in the backfled to take care of. Linemen are of primary corfdern, according to the Bulldog coach. He sees the potential for a fair back- fleld, headed Up by a talented returnee from last year'i team -Paul Shaffer, who saw considerable service a signal caller in IBS]. Backing up Shaffer is a sophomore -- Vernon Anglin -who was a hot article last fall. Anglin was the sparkplug of Sprlngdtle's undefeated and un- threatened freshman team last year. He is rated as 3 red comer and Voss admits he expects some help from him. Coach Voss says he feels the 34 boys out for drills will form a stronger defensive than offensive alignment. There are several big boys whose lack of experience will limit their offensive usefulness, but whose size should aid materially in bolstering the defense. Voss picks Rogers as the strongest team In District One. with Van Burcn rated second by a scant margin over Fayetteville. The Fayettevllle line will be strong according to Voss, but will lack the depth of the Pointers. Springdale opens Its schedule on September 12, opposing Cassville, Mo., on the home field. The following week Voss takes his team to Fayetteville for the battle of the bulldogs. The Springdale schedule: Sept. 12, Cassvllle, home. 19, Fayetteville, there: Sept. 26, Harrison, there. Oct. 3, Van Buren, there. Oct. 10, Tahlcquah, Okla., there. Oct. 17, Bentonvllle, home. Oct. 24, open. Oct. 31, Rogers, home. Nov. 7, Sublaco, home. Nov. 17, Slleam Springs, home. Nov. 21, Huntsville, home. THAT MAN, AGAIN! on bi " Shee ' s trail ls a ^ r «' , !"g Ted Kroll of New Hartford, the line * crown and he was never ahead in | the match until his par 5 on that extra hole beat Campbell's 0. N. Y., who appears to be back in top form. Kroll fired a 67 jn his latest round for a 20(1 aggregate and many experts were picking h'im to overtake Riegel by dusk! lunlght. I ""Everybody agreed that you can't couqt Connecticut's own Julius Boros out with only 18 holes to go, but the National Open champ's 209 -- five strokes off Ihe pace, looked like lot) much of a deficit for the top gold. Oddly enough, Boros. shot a 68 yesterday, his best of the four-day tourney over Wcthcrsflcld Country Club's 8,504-yard course, but the champ's 1 pulling was off. The sen- timenlnl favorile, Ihe former Hartford bookkeeper, was followed by most of the 5,000 crpwd. Should HicKcl or Kroll falter under the pressure, there's Ed Oliver of Lamont, III., Lawson LiUle of Monterey, Calif., and Earl Stew»rl, Jr.. of Texas, with 2085. Boros. Bill Marltharn of Rockville, Mel., John Palmer of Baden, N. C., and Art Wall of Honciidfllc, Pa., follow with 200. Allhough he played erratically yesterday, Mlegel insists, "1 war, just playing a conservalive game Upsets Mark Play In Oil Belt Tourney El Dorado, Ark.-(/P)-Upscts ruled · ' ' at the -"' the fairway 27th annual clicking okay, but I wasn'l-geltine i ,f t( , rnnon good pulling to go wlth.il. There's] · 1 " emoon nothing wrong wllh my game/' Riegel wat slated lo leave 'the tte today in a threesome with Stewart and Oliver. They were to ay: Oil Belt Golf Tournament here yesterday and, as a resull A new champion will be crowned lodiiy. Defending champion Paul Collum "of El Dorado slumbled before Walter Ebcl, Jr., Hot Springs, 2 and 1, in yesterday's quarter-final round. Ebel was runner-up to Col lum last year. ' In^ a second reversal, medalist Tony Bourn of 'Haynesvillc, Ln., found himself a 2 and 1 victim of W. A. "Pinky" M»agher, Shrcve- porl, La In other quarter-final matches Kenny Lanning of Holla, Mo., dumped Davis Love nf El Dorado, in this were ( played Kec Woodllni;. Hfnk Bluer. Billy Martin, Mickcv Mnntle, Irv Noren, Rob Ccrv. Gil MoDnuflp'd and. believe It or not, Loron Babe. Each of t^em has" had a whack'at spark- Ing the Bombers' attack «nd none ban. tn this nolnt. convinced Casey he Is the cream of the crop. Rlrau- to for examole. never knows whether he's No. 1 or No. B until he reads the news. The only regulars who have not found their name al tr"n hend of the list, up tn now. are Yowl Ber- rn, Johnnv Mlc.e and .toe Colllni. It Is not too surprising that Mire nnrl Collins have been naeicrl iver. for neither is what you would call fast. But. Yo«i mnves nretty nood and II can only be assumed that Casey J* saving him for the stretch drive. Th the fourth, or cleanup soot, which it; perhans thp most Im- txirtent and conspicuous Job In the batting order. Stensel bus om- nloyed no fewtr than six different nlaycrs--Berra, Mantle, Bauer. Mlze, Woodllng and McDougald. Generally it has bten the Yogi man when he was In condition to play at all between breaks and n'ornlns'a days when Casey simply communed with his private spirits and decided that his slugging catcher Ijitln has ' something manager knows about. Looking back through t h e Yankee box scores, we were struck by something that might Just be a coincidence, but i k e l . y l« not. Almost every time that Casey has given his batting order a major nhsklng-up, the Yanki have responded by winning two nr three or four games In a row. Almost never ban such ah operation failed to Jerk the club out of » slump. Fort iMMrd Wood Ruches Nitionii Semi-Pro Flints Wlchlta-W-Th« Ft. Meyer. Va., Colonials carry an unblemished record Into the finals of the National Non-Pro Baseball Tournament tonight, meeting the once- beaten Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo,, Hlllloppcrs. If Ft. Meyer wins, it'll have clear clnltn to the title. But if Ft. Leonard Wood wins, another name will be necessary tomorrow night to decide the clmmplonshlp. The Missouri team moved Into I the finals last night by blinking Camp Breckcnrldgt, Ky., 1-0. The | Hltltoppers got only one lilt to j four for tht Ktntucklans. | Ft. Leonard Wood's only He- j fcnl In the tournament came lant Tuesday. It dropped nn*i- rteel-! slon to Ft. fney«r. The lengthy tournament begtn August 15, with nervlc* tumi dominating the play for tht first time since tht end of World War II. Tonlght'i game is scheduled for I:IS p. m. A number nf signers of the American Declaration nf Indtprn- 'tciw received their legal. triln» Ing at the Inns of Court, famou; British law schools that date, back to the 13th Century Chattanooga divided a double- hMdtr With Nashville «nd hid iti league lead cut to 2ta games over Atlanta, 3't over New Orlctns and 4W ow Memphis. ; u» mm--ti *»|* WILDING AND RffMJ Wbtt* AlbMtM flMhtt »* I A Ctrnpl*!* Jok IIMf Ptr · Ctfctotl u MUlmrk, IOT KINXM SU Wall SL " PbtM Mil CHICK SPECIAL 8c ·oeh HCATT MIXED ARKANSAS Irolltr Hctchtry CVtRYTHING M ·*·) iumm FAYETTEVILLC IRON and MITAL CO. OOVBlNMtNT AVI. PLACI YOUR LOAN: HER! 1 AND GET THBI i ADVANTAGES wHn H|tt rMINMV INfTITUDON FlYETTEVIUf, | WILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION ' CRAVEHt ·UILDIMO 1 raon u i be preceded 14 minutes earlier by Boros, Kroll and Little. 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