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little League Tournament Starts Here Tuesday jf]
f you want to see enthusiasm at its best, just watch a
League baseball game. The youngsters know no
to enthusiasm and energy.
LrKl don't think for a moment that the game is for
; these boys play hard, and for keeps. They go into
imc to win, and give no odds to anyone.
"ucsday afternoon (August 4) the local team will meet
anton team in the first game of the district tourna
nent. Whenever Canton and Waynesville meet on the
ic field, the competition is the keenest, and the Little
ers are expected to live up to the tradition,
lie manner in which the boys go about their play is
h to get the adults excited. But on top of that, they
some good brands of ball, and make split-second de
i which often leave the spectator adults scratching
he season is nearing the end, and it can be said that
ccess of this year's season assures a repeat performance
next summer, and the League swings into action again,
ie youngsters put everything they have into the play.
Sports In August
ater this month there is scheduled a horse show, a
lurnament, and then for another group of sports fans,
Hound show at the East Waynesville school on the
'he first two events will come off on the 22nd.
v then the thud of footballs on Haywood's four fields
11 the air.
n Cowl Has Grid "Double-Header" Again
college football "double-header" for the Cotton Bowl
ing up again this fall at Dallas. In 1950 two grid con
rere had within an eight-hour period and 150,000 fans
lis vear's games will be played within a period of 21
The Cotton Bowl is expected to be sold out for both j
le 1950 games saw Texas and Oklahoma play in the
>on before 75.000 and Southern Methodist meet Okla
\ & M at night in a packed stadium,
et. 9 Southern Methodist faces Missouri in a night
and marks the first home appearance of Chalmer
rd, the new S.M.U. coach. On Oct. 10 Texas and
nna nlav an afternoon eame and the Cotton Bowl
be filled for this one, too.
I DO Fish Added To Six
earns In This County
Kid streams were storked
100 fish during the past
cording to Ed Patterson,
?ict game and fish pro
the N. C. Wildlife Re
nd Creek got 400 bass,
fon River got 1,000. ac
to Pattersoti. These were
e State Fish Hatchery
treams received a total of
>ut. These streams were
liver. 600; Little East Fork
East Fork 300, and Reed
e trout were supplied by
Hatchery at Balsam,
ton said that this is part
GEARY. Okla. (AP)?The Rev.
Richard Daetwiler. pastor of the
Geary Christian Church and a stu
dent at Phillips University at
Enid, supplements his ministerial
income by selling sets of kitchen
When he makes a sale to a bride
to-be, he throws in a bonus ? an
offer to perform the wedding cere
mony without charge.
of the program for restocking
streams to bring about better Ash
MOUNTAINEERS READY for the Canton tram In thr first game
of the Little League Tournament to begin here Tuesday after
noon. The winner of the Tuesday game will play Shelby on Wed
nesday. The Mountaineers are the outstanding players of the four
teams of the Little League. Left to right, front row: David Beck,
Bobby Green, Carlton Burrell, Johnnny Carswell, Buster Grim.
Lynn Truitt, Freddie James. Second row: J. C. Burrell, Bobby
Trull, Alvln Gilliland. James Carver, Jack Holder. Sammy Styles,
Jackie Davis. Boyce Powers.
(Mountaineer Photo). .
Little League Results
Five Points 5: Dayton 0.
Unagusta S; Hornets 1
Unagusta displayed a fine brand
of baseball on Thursday in upset
ting the highly regarded Waynes
ville Hornets 3-1. The Unagusta
team forced the Hornets into a first
place tie with Five Points, who
wop their final game by forfeit
from Dayton Rubber 5-0. Bobby
Hill. Unagusta pitcher, scattered
four Hornet hits effectively while
Unagusta collected five singles off 1
Bob Balance. Kirby Waddell, with
two for two and Joel Medford with
a home run, led the Hornet hitters,
while Bob Hill, with two for two,
led the Unagusta batsmen. The
championship game will be played
on the Wa.vnesville High diamond
at 3:30 on Monday afternoon. A
large crowd is expected to see
these evenly matched teams bat
tle for top honors in the Pony
Unagusta ab r h
Pressley ? 2 0 0
Scruggs 2 0 0
Davis 2 11
Hill 2 2 2
Troutman 2 0 1
Caldwell 2 0 0
F. Edwards 2 0 0
Fullbright 2 0 1
V. Edwards 10 0
Totals 17 3 5
Hornets ab r h
Frad.v 3 0 0
Medford 2 11
Robinson 2 0 0
Balance 2 0 1
Waddell 2 0 2
Valentine 2 0 0
Ford 2 0 0
Finney 10 0
Arrington 10 0
Price 10 0
Totals 18 1 4
Five Points 11 5 j
Hornets 11 5'
Unagusta 9 7
Dayton 1 ? 15'
cracked another egg. Two yolks
this time. A third egg also gave
up two yolks.
Toe final count: 12 eggs?23
BOBB TRULL, act pitcher of the
League Champs, Texaco, will get
to hurl some of his spicy curves
in the Little League Tournament
against Canton Tuesday after
noon. A tall boy, Bobby flings
the ball with controlled speed,
and has won almost all of his
games this season.
The Yolk's On Her
GLENDALE. Calif. (AP) ? Mrs
A. W. Hinton is sure the era of
the one-yolked egg is a thing of
The first egg'of a dozen she
bought had three yolks. Believing
this was just an accident, she
Texaco 12; Hazelwood 1.
Tannery 12; Main Strwt 9.
Little League play was conclud
ed for the summer on Friday. Tex
aco finished their season by slash-;
ing out a 12-1 win over Hazelwood,'
and in the linal game Tannery out
lasted Main Street in a slugfest
In the first game It was- Tex
aco's Alvin Gilliland, Robert
Carver. Bob Trull, James Carver
and Jack Davis, who led the way
at the plate, while Freddy James. !
let the opposition down with two,
In the second game Van Green
was Tannery's leading hitter while
hitting honors were divided on
Main Street's team with Gerald
Arrlngton, Sain Styles, Russell
and Rurnette sharing the honors.
Texaco ah r h
Gilliland 4 2 2
R. Carver 3 4 2
Trull 4 2 2
J. Carver 4 2 2
James ? 2 2 0
Davis 3 0 2
Campbell 2 0 0
Edwards 10 1'
Robinson 2 0 0
Killian 2 0 0
Balentine 2 0 0
Totals 29 12 11
Haselwood ' ab r h
C. Birclifield 3 0 0
Medford 2 10
Trultt 2 0 1
Grigg 2 0 1
Green 2 0 0
McCarroll 2 0 0
Burris 2 0 0
Smathers 0 0 0
Farmer 1 0 0
Totals 18 1 2
Tannery ab r h
Burrell 4 2 0
B. Green 3 11
Beck 4 11
Holder 12 0
E Birclifield 4 1 1
Mills 0 0 0
Deweese 3 0 0
Sawyer 0 10
Lance 1 1 0
V. Green 3 2 2
Rogers 3 11
Totals 26 12 6
Main Street ab r h
Davis 2 10
Siler 2 10
Rurnette 3 12
Styles 4 12
Arrtneton 4 3 3
Russell 4 1 2
Sisk 4 0 0
Dunn 2 10
Cribble ....... 2 0 0
Hill 4 0 01
Totals 31 9 9
t W L
Texaco 16 2
"tannery 11 7
Hazelwood 6 12
Main Street 3 IS
Bird Chases Cat
LONGVIEW. Wash. tAPt ?
Mickev the tomcat hardly dares
stick his nose out the door at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Miller.
A mother robin who nests in the
back yard has her sights trained on
Mickey. She chases him inside
every time he tries to go out. Mrs.
Miller says the robin even flew |
info the kitchen, once., in pursuit I
of the tomcat.
LAFF ? A - DAY
cor* mi, kim lumn irmrm. i?, ?ot^iio*ii ni?*v*^|
"How come you know so many people named 'Babe'?"
DAVII) BECK, pitcher for the
Tannery, is scheduled to see ac
tion Tuesday afternoon as the
Kittle League Tournament . for
the district opens here against
Canton. Beck has been a con
sistent winner all season. Small
in size, he has good control,
speed, and remains ealm under
ALTADENA. Calif. (API ? The
natients at La Vina Sanitarium pay
little for their zoological shows,
but they get lots of entertainment
The show generally starts at dusk
when four or five furtive raccoons
steal onto the sanitarium grounds
and look for the bounty of food
that the patients leave for them.
If the menu is not to their lik
ing. the raccoons sample the food
next door. If the raccoons want
more food, the patients open their
cookie or candy boxes.
After the handout, the little
masked bandits scamper down the
hill, and the evening show is over
MASONTOWN. Pa. (AP) ? Thb
western Pennsylvania town Is goinr
to have bigger gasoline bills, all
because some councilman thought
the police department was using
too much gas already.
Council men objected when they
learned the two patrol cars used
00 gallons of gas in 17 days. But
John Nagy.' the Burgess, thought
differently when he figured the
rate of consumption was only about
two gallons a day.
Narv ordered police officers tc
use five or six gallons a day se
the town can be patrolled adequate
ly. He declared:
"And if the men don't lisp that
much in their patrols, I'll fire
In 1940 Americans ate nearly 17
pounds of butter each: now they
per person annually.
Will Play |
The Mountaineers have around
up a series of stiff workouts in
preparation for the district Little
League Tournament which wfll be
played here Tuesday and Wednes
The Mountaineers meet Canton
in the first game, and the winner
of that contest will meet Shelby
Wednesday for the final playoff
The winner of Wednesday's game
will go to Greensboro August 12
for the State tournament.
Both games will be played on
,the Hazel wood field, which has
been specially prepared for the
tournament, and is In excellent
Bruce Jaynes, League manager,
said that all indications are that
a large attendance will witness
both games, and there will not be
any admission charges. Word today
from Canton that a large group of
followers of the Canton team will
be on hand Tuesday at 3:30 when
the game starts.
The Wednesday game will be
played a half hour later.
Boyce Powers and J C. Burrell
are managing the Mountaineers,
and have been gWjng the boys spe
cial workouts during the past few
days in preparation for the tourna
The hurling assignment will go
to Pavid Beck and Bobby Trull,
both consistent winners during the
League season. Powers said he did
not know today which he would
start on the mound for The Moun
Interest in the Little League
here is growing, and the district
tournament is expected to attract
By JIMMY DEMARET
Pro. Concord Hotel, Kiamesha
Lake, N. Y.?Only Three-Time
Masters Champion, 1940, 1947,
The No. 4 wood has wone more
golf tournaments than anything.
It's the club that drops the ball
onto the green much softer than a
i No. 2 iron.
Byron Nelson is about the only
golfer who could feather the ball
onto a green with a 2 iron.
The 4 wood Is simpler to use.
The average player should leave
his 2 iron at home.
There's more hitting area to a
When the overage golfer hits
back of the ball with a 2 iron he'll
top the boll. But with the 4 wood
he will get off more good shots
because when he hits behind the
ball the sole of the clubbed will
skid along the grass and into the
An estimated 9.500 acres of
watermelons will be harvested in
North Carolina this year that bo
tan in the Gibson-Laurinburg-Rae
ford area about July 14.
Bv VIRGIL TRUCKS
Chicago White So*
My greatest thrill in baseball
came up in the press box of Yankee
Stadium last Aug. 25.
That was the day the official ^
scorer changed a "hit" to an eiTor
and I won my second no-hit game
of the season?and of my lifetime.
I was pitching for the Petroit
1 had pitched a no-hitter against
Washington earlier, and that, too.
was a thrill. But the one against
the New York Yankees was the
Phil Rizzuto hit a bouncer to
Johnny Pesky at short in the third
and Johnny juggled the ball. His
throw bounced to first too late to
The scorer called it a hit right
away. I didn't think it was. my
self, but who was I to criticize?
1 just went ahead and pitched a
one-hitter like it said on the score
I guess the writers up in the
press box were divided on the scor
ing of the play, though. And when
we came to bat in the seventh in
ning the scorer called Pesky on
the dougout telephone.
Pesky said it was an error.
Johnny said he had "messed up"
So the scorer changed the "hit"
to an error and I was back pitch
ing a no-hit game again.
We got a run in the seventh, the jtn
only one of the game. I knew 1 had
a job to do when I went out to the
mound. I got through the seventh
and eighth all right, but things <?
really got tight in the ninth.
I though Mickey Mantle would
bunt, but he was trying for the big
one and I struck him out on a fast
ball. It was the fastest one I throw
in the game.
Joe Collins and Hank Bauer hit ^
me hard, but Johnny Groth caught
Collins' liner in center and A1 Fed
erofT made a nice play on Bauet*s
grounder at second and threw him
That was my biggest thrill. A
1-0 no-hitter against the world
champions after it looked like it
The Midget Baseball team of the
Little League completed theli ?
schedule with two teams tied foi
first place division?the Independ
ents and Underwoods, each hav
ing five victories and two losses.
The final games saw Ford win
over Underwoods by a 16 to 7
score, as the Independents romped
Sinclair in a 20 to 10 score.
The season standings were:
Team W L
Independents 5 -2
Underwoods 5 2
Ford 4 3
Sinclair 0 1
League officials said there would
not be a play-off. and the season
had ended as far as the Midgets
There are more than 4 f>QD
Grade A dairies in North Carolina
and many thousands of manufac
tured milk producers. . '
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