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FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1942 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.), COURIER NEWS Angott Favored To Retain Title In Bout Tonight NEW YORK, May 15. (UP)—Hull-shouldered Sammy Angott makes his first and probably last defense of the lightweight crown tonight when he tangles with last-stepping Allie Stolz at Madison Square Garden. Angott, the windmill walloper of Washington, Pa., is favored at 11-5 to whip the brown-haired, fawn-eyed challenger from Newark, N. J. If Slammin' Sammy lives up to the betting odds and retains the 135-pound title he won * from Stolz' stablemate, Lew Jenkins, in December, he plans to put the lightweight crown in the pantry and start gunning for the welterweight diadem. He already is tentatively matched for an over-weight bout with Ray Robinson at the Garden, June 11 or 18, in a big-money test tilt that is expected to pave the way to a shot at Freddie Cochrane's weltcrweisht bonnet. Angott. is favored over Stplz because of his ruggedness, stamina and unorthodox style. His rare combination of wrestling tactics nnd blistering pace is expected to wear down the challenger who will attempt the 15-round route for the first time. Angott, at 27, is one of the toughest customers in any division. Although lacking a knockout punch, he doles out leather from gong to gong and has such a steel chin that no one has . liayoed or stopped him in more than 100 professional battles. The busy Pennsylvania Italian figures that Stolz will be easy pickings—just a stepping stone to his welterweight campaign. His manager. Charley Jones, explains, "after Sammy licks Stol'/. there's hardly anybody left in the lightweight division who can draw money. So Sammy will move up into the welterweight division where there's plenty cf competition and plenty of money." Brown-haired, trim-built Stol;;, cartoonist son of a Newark tailor, lias considerable backing because of his youth, speed, boxing skill and punch. At 23, artful Allie looked like a world beater in his last fight when lie won with ease i fiom highly touted Bobby Ruflin. New Yale Coach Byrd May Get Chance At Weekly HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. May 15.— If the Army doesn't get. him first it is highly probable that Jack Byrd, 23-year-old Blytheville wel- Itcrwciiiht. who won a 10-round de- CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Mny 'cision over former Lightweight 15.—Caruthersville Jaycecs will Champion Lew Jenkins here Wed- open their 1942 home season here , nesc . la - v "tent, may be matched Sunday, May 17, when they oppose ' Against Southern We.lterweight the strong Chaffee. Mo.. All-Stars. 'Champion lierry Weekly of New which are managed by Shirley Orleans, here in June. Gibbs. Manager Buddy Crawford I Jw Grain. Byrd's manager, re- of the Jaycees announced that his ve; ^ed that preliminary negotln- starting lineup would be: Stone, lion - s havr been started to give shortstop; Going, first base; C.- B >' rd u shot al Weekly's Southern Downing, centerficld; Upsey, left- C1 'own. Craig said he had also re- field; Malin, catcher; Hayes, third ccivc d several other offers for bouts Chaffee All-Stars Will Oppose Jaycecs In First Home Game PACE >rm base; Crawford, second base; -Sear- for B > Tcl since les. right field; and Kitchen or t Jenkins. Davis, pitcher. Manager Gibbs stated Thursday that his probablv starting lineup would be R. Schnffer second ba.ve; Howard, shortstop; W. Schaffcr, catcher; Alexander, pitcher; Griffin, richtfield: Proctor, left field; Castleman third base; Hopkins, first base; and Scluiltz. centeri'leld. Proceeding the first pitch, the unior Chamber of Commerce, ponsor of the Jaycec team, will tage a brief opening ceremony. w';th city and county }>.fficials ssisting. he conquered After months of deliberations, Yale named Howard Odell as head football coach. Odell was a light tack at [Pittsburgh, was assistant-at his alma mater, Harvaid Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Same Old Diz Becomes Big (.la t tic in an By NEA Service ST. LOUTS— Asked why ho was wearing a loud 10-gallon hat. Dizzy Dean. now broadcasting bf.scball at Sportsman's Park, replied that he now owned 14 milk cows and 40 head of white-faced cattle. Asked about it, his wife. Patricia, explained: "We got about three head, I guess." He's the same old 'Dis-. .The Baseball Standings The Jaycees lost their first ,ame of the season hist Sunday to Dyersburg, Tenn., semi-pros, /Wight, Dyersburg first sacker, knocking a homer in last of 12th lining; to down the Jaycees 7-6. LANE SCOTTS My personal nomination for public spirited citizen No. 1 goes wilh- oui qualification to softballer Invin Jones. Seems that in addition to belnj; a whnle of a ball pluyi-r. Jones also knows which end of n tennis racquet you hold to got the best results. One of a tribe of vanishing Americans known us "u-n- nis fans," Irwin is trying to got tlu> court in the park fixed up for u little notion. Guys luvvo goiu-n medals for less than that. he has an ache or u pain somewhere. When Angott giM.s through with him tonight. Allies imagination can go on relh'l. Marshall Blackard remains cn- cararl and Htimlln would be forced tu give Devil .Mucl'hali his due. LI Kill, V RECRUIT Boston Jimmy Wallace, diminutive southpaw of the Boston Braves, who beat the Pirates with a six-hitter, struck out 200 men in the Inter-State League last season. Too Late to Classify thusiasUc over showing of Now comes word from somo dppe to iht! effect that Mello Bettina .should be given that title fiulH with Joe Louis in Juno, instead of 13ob Pastor. Yeah, but it they throw Mello to the wolves, they'd bolter offer premiums that night. Bettina couldn't fi^ht his way out of an old fashioned nl^ht shirt. 1 hadn't planned on picking tin- winner of the title scrap between Sammy An^M.t and Allie Stol/., but In reply to queries I'll stick my well -worn neck out once more. Rumor has it tlmi Allie is a hypochondriac-, which neans that he's always lm:i«ininu Harrison Blasts Out of Trouble ) HY DUTCH HARRISON The Arkiiiisus Marksman Best shot of mv career was SOUTHERN Atlanta .. xM em phis .. Little Rock xNashville New Orleans Birmingham Chattanooga LEAGUE W. L Pet. ...22 14 .611 ...20 15 .571 ... 19 15 .553 ...16 15 .516 ...14 19 .424 .... 15 20 .420 Knoxville .. : 11 26 .297 xNight uame. The United Statrs claims about 1.000,000 square miles of Antarctica. Expert Tractor Tire Vulcanizing! Don't waith until the last minute to have your Tires Repaired—Com* in NOW - - Materials Limited! NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L Pet. Brooklyn 19 8 .704 Pittsburgh 17 13 .567 Boston 16 13 .552 St. Louis 13 13 .500 Cincinnati 13 14 .481 New York 13 15 .404 Chicago 13 15 .464 •Philadelphia 8 21 .276 Pros Busy Despite Open Cancellation I$y NEA Service NEW YORK.— Capped by the $12,000 .silver anniversary P. G. A. Championship in Atlantic City. May 25-31, play i MI; professionals face a busy campaign. Among events proceeds of which are to be turned over to service funds is a unique competition in which eight loading shotmakers will take part in a one-day, 36- r, ; --;•«• -^w*<. hole medal chase at the Charles River Country Club, near Boston, ^ : S;*v" y '': :: '^? May 1G. Fred Corcoran, who books them, says other events meeting purse requirements of the Professional Golfers' Association are to be added to this schedule: June 6-7 —Hale America sectional qualifying rounds. June 11-14—$7000 Inverness Four Ball, Toledo. June 18-21—$0000 Hale America Open. Chicago. (Replaces cancelled United States Open.) June 26-28—$5000 Mahoning Valley Open. Girard, O. July 18-19—Ryder Cup Team vs. Walter Ha gen Challenge Team, benefit Red Cross. Detroit. July 20-26—$15,000 Tam-O-Shanter Open. Chicago. . ,. . July 30-Aug. 2—$5000 St. Paul Open. Aug. 6-8—$5000 Canadian Open, Toronto. Aug. 14-15, Aug. 21-23 and Aug. 28-30—Tentative. Sept. 10-13—$12.500 Henry Hurst Invitational, Philadelphia. I made in this year's New Orleans Open. I had a chance to finish near I he top if 1 could gel in a good hist 18. I three-putted the 9th for a 36 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. New York 17 8 .680 Cleveland 17 9 .654 | Detroit 18 12 .600 Boston 14 12 .538 Philadcphia 13 17 .433 rookie shortstop Jlmmie Linos. Si-ems the boy Is a regular win'/, particularly in thu field. Well, shortstop is a key defensive position on eidv.r u sollbul! or a baseball team. A lottu plays begin or end Uicre. 1 hope MnrslytH's ri^ht. I haven't had a chance to see ihe boy in action yet. Looks like dial long-awaited game with die M.inila soil bailers is just u mallei 1 o! lime now. It's detinil'.ly scheduled tor MCXI week - -probably Tuesday night. The Memphis set-to is off, however. Wonder it' Ihe Tonne.ssefiins really had their sehedule filled us they claimed or whither diey got cold feet? And u buddy ol mine says then are :i8 dil'le-reni kinds ol punches in boxing. Wonder how many brands Jackie threw ill flu; old "Dairy Maid"? FOR RENT Modem house, built-in breakfast NOTICE OF FILING OF CATION FOIl LIQUOR PERMIT Notice is hereby given 'that'" the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas an application , for permit to sell and dispense vinous, or spiritous liquors for beverage at retail (or wholesale) on the premises described as 124 East Main Street, Blythcvlllc. -? Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the first day of July, 1942 and; to expire on the 30th day of June, 1943, as prescribed by Bulletin dated January 1, 1938 and Supplemental nook, cabinets. Apply .irc w. j Regulation -No. 19 effective July Cherry. I5-pk-22 10, 1937. ELMER HALL" Applicant, Today's Sports Parade Blytheville Tire Co. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Nashville night game. Knoxville 11-], Little Rock 7-2. Birmingham at Atlanta, postponed. New Orleans at Chattangooga. postponed. Washington St. Louis U 15 .423 12 .18 .400 Chicago 8 10 .296 21 NEW COACHES New York.—There have been 21 changes in head coaches of major football schools since the close of Highway 61 North — Phone 2201 ' i ast season, all but a handful of j the new ones succeeding men who .joined the armed forces. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 7, Pittsburgh 4. Chicago 5, Philadelphia 3. New York 12, Cincinnati G. St. Louis at Boston, postponed. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 9, Pittsburgh 4. St. Louis G, Boston 3. New York at Detroit, postponed. Washington at Cleveland, post- Don ed. eaii! Gel yourself gome Arrow Shorts —they've got the most comfortable e e a t m a rl c. Roomy, no seam at the crotch, and perfect fitting always. (Note ihe Sanforized label!) \Vith laiimlryproof G rippers. 75c. National Cotton Week — May 15-23 R D. Hughes & Co •ARROW- HITCH-HIKER PARKS New York.—Pat O'Krutncy. the 'Giants' bullpen catcher, hitchhiked from Pittsburgh to Miami in February, asked for a tryout. Dutch Harrison best with blaster. out. The shot I'll never forget came on the 10th hole, a stiff par four. I hooked my second into a trap, leaving me a rough shot. The ball lay very close to a high bank. 1 hit a blaster that just got out. The ball hit the edge of the green and trickled into the cup, which was about' 30 feet from the edge. This gave me a 3 and helped me to come in with a 33 for a CO. I tied for fourth place. In playing a blaster, take an open stance, play the ball forward and hit a couple of inches behind the ball with an outside swing. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Today's Games Memphis at Nashville. New Orleans -it Atlanta. Birmingham at Chattanooga. Little Rock at Knoxville, two. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia. Cincinnati at N'ew York. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Detroit. Boston at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Chicago. Washington at Cleveland. BY JACK GU12NTIIKK Uoitod I're.ss StulT NEW YORK, May 15. iUPi What promises to be one ol ihe no.*! hectically hilarious series ol he National League season is now ,n progress at that hilariously hec- .ic baseball sanctum. Ebbcls Field. The Pittsburgh Pirates are em- jroiled with the Brooklyn Dodu- crs and tiieir joint activities represent an inspired blend of melodrama and low comedy. The melodrama is provided by the fact that, these two teams arc the pennant chuse. It Is no surprise that Brooklyn is at the licud of flic class. The .strength of I lie Bums is acknowledged even in St. Louis. Pittsburgh, however, is sort of an uninvited guest. Although they have little claim to the position, the Pirates are holding second place. Tliis fnct dovetails nicely wilh the slapstick dements of the situation. The reason the Bold Burcos arc holding up is four-fold. It is composed of your friends mul mine, brothers Blimp Phelps. Jim :Wasdell. Pete Coscarart and I-loi Potato Hnmlin 1 . These renegade Dodgers were traded to Pittsburgh for Arkie Vaughan and they are imbued with n holy zeal to show up Lurry MacPhnil as a sucker. They can do this rather neat jtrick by punching the ears oil ' their former mates at every opportunity. They tried this yesterday and although they failed the defeat certainly wasn't theli fault. The Fin f bush faithful laughed when Coscarart. Phelps nd Wasdell went out to play but nany a grin was frozen before the fternoon was over. Although Brooklyn won the first f the three games. 7-4, the ex- ums gave the Flock a thorough asting. Coscarart hit a single nd was a party to two double- lays. Wasdell boomed out two oublcs that rocked MacPhnil to is spine. Phelps dici even better. 'he reformed Blimp, batting in the lean-up spot, hit a double, a hom- r, and drove in two runs. With Coscarart and Wasdell in- tailed in regular positions in the irate line-up and Phelps sharing he catching burdens with Al Locz—who used to be a Dodger, oo — the Pittsburgh entry has hown an amazing inclination to ling to the upper strata. How ong the Pirates will remain aloft 10 one knows. The point is, they I ure there now. | They ure. there beeaii.se the material is weak, the .spirit is willing. Frank Friseh is fumed for his lire-eating. Under him players muy lose but they always hustle. Frlsch transformed Hob ICIIiolt from tin ontlielder into n third baseman to .settle an irritating infield problem and to make- room for Wasdell. experiment.' worked out nicely. Then proved himself almost a new man Along with Wnsdell, he has udtle.il substantial power to the allaek. To date, the Pimtes have bei 'airly lucky. On pi i per the pitc:h- 'n-,' Is weak, yet on Hi occasions lie twlrlers have worked convpletv winning games. Although the Butvus an; In the vcuincl slot they ;m only three nines from seventh. A.; Is the National League custom, ihe top seven clubs tire bunched like so many grapes and a yame lost here and there weighs heavily. Which is why the present, scries is important so curly In the year. A victory today and another tomorrow will move the Pirates to within reaching distance of the lop. Two losses would drop them buck into the lower brackets, uncl Comrades Phelps, Wasdell. Cos- 'Wilherspoon is just lulled with goU balls since he purchased Bosco.'.' ~* CQPH. t»«J BX NE* SEnVICE, I*C T. M. me. U. ft PAT OFF. "'Huil guy makes me nervous—lie nlways luis keep busy!" CHOOSE GLENMORE MAKES GOOD DRINKS BETTER RICHER TASTING Rare flavor with a „ dovblt r ( ^•••^ of smoothness? MILDER There s a million barrels experience behind every fcoff/e/ Read Courier News want ads. ...THE OVERALLS YOU CAN DEPEND ON FOR LONG WEAR POUR GLENMORE...YOU GET MORE corn. j»o GLENMORE DISTILLERIES CO., INCORPORATED-. 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