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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 26, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS Do You Know Williams Lone StuLlgarl Winner; Four Bouts Rnd In Knockouts Hy J. I 1 . FKir.NI) Tlic C'hiek.'iMuv Alliletic club amnleur boxers las.1 niijhl kept their learn Klitte clean by defeating the SUillsful Boys club, f.cvea bouts lo one-, four ending; in , Billy Price, fealhcr*elghl, ]!or-i : nee Wallers, wcltenvelght, ;iml George Prultt, middleweight. NMH- cd kayoes for Blj-thevillo, with Bobby Williams cliulkliiK up Hit lone Stutlgart victory by the same route. Price took only l<vo rounds lo dispose of Buddy Prior, scoring Iwo knockdowns ,-md IxiUeruig him • considerably before Releree lion •Burton slopped proceedings ami awarded the bout on a technical knockout. Making his second rinB appearance, Wallers knocked mil Gerald Craig in the -second round after driving . him to the canvas ' -six limes. Carl Smith was no -. match 'for PrtllU. going down three' times before Referee .lack Rivallo decided Smith M;O.S in no shape lo continue .and halted the fight. As a climax to Ihe curd Williams saved his learn from a complete rout will) rs third round knockou 1 . of Snarling Young. Williams got i'p o.'f Ihe floor twice. once In (he first— on Young's initial punch, a jarring left jab-- nnri once in Ihe second, to put •the local gridder lo sleep after u -minute and twenty seconds of • 'figliling In the .third canto. Eighteen -knockdowns were scored c'.urins; the ripht bout.-; w!;)c;i were vvllncswi b;. 1 n Kinnll but ciithusL-j.'ilic ei'ov.'.l. ; Atlas Janie.-. \~i2. the M»r*jurl i':ile, opened thd card by inklUL; '.'an ea:;y decision from "j;,..i!j;i" Hair, 115: James rocked his toiler opponent with a tivo-/istcd attack but could not knock him . off hi? feet. He MS credited with eve'7 round and ,vi<; ^U'cn Ibo noil oy the three indue-.;, Jeff flrlnn;!, • Jlugli •Hiirlh.-rt Kiici Furn.woc-th Black.. " . | Price Impressive l Billy Price mnde jiis best shew- ing la n : locel rir.3 in the kayo , victory over Prior. He cnrae out of his corner in Ihe first round and began .throwing leather. Hr ; sliow- ured the /vioe belt boy • with fvery- , thing but Ihe ring posts, busting ;)ik nose and splitting his Mps ami left eye. Though groggy in Ihe first. Prior kept Ills equilibrium un- Ul shortly after Ihe second round .opened. A short right landed flush oij the chin :md lip \ m -,i anvi r"fol- 'a count of. five. He ran into \anotner' flurry of gloves, climaxed .with another right, upon getll'ij «P,,.and ' tmuta nnothcr quick trip to- Ihe cantos. Burton dW not .count, but raised Price's 'hnnV indicating the victor. • Henry!-' Miiery. J2C. had lltllc trouble with Kid Barrett, 128 Hid likely would hf.vs-v.-d;> by » knockout had . Barrett, elected to fight WON 20 STRAIGHT 'BALL GAMES IN. A SINGLE, SEASON ? IV/1S lf!£ 0/VZ.y To WN ALTHOUGH HIS T£AA\ * \\'ON OAKY ONE i.€A6('£ letting go Iheir Her will) no defense Knickle To Be Opponent « Of Perkins Canilliersville Boys Beat liayli, [8-10; Decring Girls Beat Cooler, 43-1 7 CAROTIIKRSVILLE, Mo., Feb. M.—Ueerlnij's girls and Cai-uthcr.s- vlllo's Ixiys came through us au- lii:l))iilcd lust night lo nnncx HID IVnii.scol c-outily high school basketball tournament championships, Myiii^ | C gs ; nii has sun Dwrlng tenllng CooU:r. 43 to n, dueU sue)) wrestlers us Tctl Bell'»iKl anil CnrtillWBvlllo irimmlng Hayti, Floyd. i 5yf(1 hc/c r , c(:nt i y llsin ,, hls , ° ,, , , -sensational flying head scissors hold. 11 wiUi the .second year for tin; about Ihe best ho lui.s in ihr- way Peering girls lo win Ihe county. of grappling wares toiirnty lillc- having annexed Die Eddie Malone. me popular Irish- title in 1920. 'I he Demng girls nre man, will also 1)5 on the card mecl- •"•- Pemhcot county cage leagun in a jo Jo Pinhcad, ihe deaf and Afler a loiijj abscncq from the local aremi FY&ldie Knickle will return Monday night. His opponent will be AH Perkins, liic Detroit "Whirlwind" performances here the pnsl l-,vo weeks ngnlnst strong opposition have been llior- cughy Impressive. Knickle, one ol the most colorful wrestlers ever lo perform iic-re, lias a large following among ihe local lahs nnd he will doubtless be favored lo lake Hie mr-usurt- of Die wiry Pork Ins if lie elude the toiler's be giving awny nine or ten pounds the boys' division w | n weight against the pinheail but winner of the Osccola Ihe nandiciip is not expr-ctetl lo ^'r," •»• <^" — ' ..... prove too great for ihe boy from old County Kerry. 1'lnhead lost to Roy Sunday punches all the. wny. _ . Harold Rogers. Stuttgart, and sduneling made Louis lend and John Qrtbte, Cnllnhnn, Mo., skcel- w i, P11 | lc ca light him short with a '.rwelghls, opened -the show with • -• • ' i Ihree round exhibition. Jimmy Terry, president of the Chleknsiuv A. C., acted us nn- nouncer. Ife announced (hut the local lenin would po lo North Ut- lle Rock ne.xl week, and llic fol- iiiif ivee): they «'onld dike on llic. Christian Brothers College group of Memphis, coaciicd by Jack Rlvnlto, liere. . s --i.-;of gettjife .on his "bicycle. Afler being clipped In the first; round with a left hook, Barrel), slayed away from Muery as much ns he could. Henry caught up with him fn the third and knocked him down again Ibis lime with a hard right. Lloyd Sensational Perhaps llic most sensational bout ..-of the program, with Ihe possible exception' of ihe finale, was tlie. -Sonny Lloyd-Jimmy Scherm three rounder. Uoyil won Ihe unanimous verdict, hanging up n couple of knockdowns and in t|irn being dropped. Just as Ihe bell sounded;to close ihe first session; Sonny ran into Schcrm's left nnd promptly sal down, that in his usual clever slvlc • Sonny hit Scherm at will, knock Ing him down in the second am third rounds. Schenn was bleed- — — - • ing profusely from the nose nnd t )!oil ' s performance against Mann '•' mbtilh at the finish. "'" " ~'" } "'*' >"•>'«- • •>•- .> . • • Horace made a human punching •i bag -oul of Craig. Almost every \.ltme he connected with either IIY llAKltr fiRAVSON Snorts Eilllnr, Nl'.A Service NEW YORK, Feb. 2|>.-Nathan Mann ably demonstrated the mediocrity of the-'newer crop of heavyweights. ".•.••'.' The New Haven Italinn marched bravely through Giinnar Uarlund, Eddie ulmit, Abe Fclrtimm, Arluro Gttloj', and Bob Paslor, bill about all lie had when lossed into the same inclasiiro with joe Louis was courage. Mann waged a battle Hint was tiiilor-irmde for Louis, bill-(here was something very impressive aboiatlie .voting Negro who nil bill beheaded, the- boy from the hrickvunl who is built like a boxcar. Louis WHS .sharper (linn. Hnuich Rickey. Ihe Detroit black could thread a needle with either glovi>. Perhaps the most snlMying point to Loins' supporters was Ids weight. He came in al an even 200 pounds, or two less than he scaled when Tommy Parr slirrcd up plenty ol trouble for him lliroitghotil 15 II \vas rounds last August. This ,,'• — ~""-— *•—+• jiiuui.... ncf v i*i it i t»ii trAivuutrti MIAM uti; LU .Manji 31 suiihjht,times with Ws meel Art Perkins on Monday left Iliat Nftlhau-iinao'e,'Ills big mis- night's'• wrestling card a.t the Lc- lake hi Ihe .second- roin/d. ' gion arena. Knickle has always 3 may flatten Louis Shand Craig went down but would- In 1 stay. He took a terrific lacing put gamely fought back. Walters " showed plenty of wallop and will again in June, oV close well enough to take a decision, but Hie chain nist ^ j u . ^^ ,.U..UL- er.s back on his b.indu-agon. Averages Against Schmclmg Louis once more looked like lhc left len<i, comilered wllli his rlglil. He bent lo his right, and kept his hands up. He fought sideways, as Smoky Joe explained. Ftmr nlso hnt n inmllng style. Pastor, who stayed 10. simply ran. Louis' Still Sucker for Right ,Louls still carries his hands low and Is n sucker for a right, but he stood up under three or four solid lights before nulling Mann aboard Hie elevator, nnd the Italinn doesn't exactly hurl cushions. Louis is one'of the hardest and fastest hitlers thai I ever saw, and lias one of the finest loft liiiiuls Unit ever u'«s snapped from a 'shoulder. Practically all oilier fighters used or use left jute to confuse or prop up opponents. The kid from tlie Buckalcu- cun finish the other' fellow with his left jub, II was after Louis hod jnbbed Kelurns Monday Freddie Kulckle. above, returns here after mi extended absence to Mann then' staggered Louis with n ;rieht-))i(n(l shot, and rushed In '.wide' iii! an effort to llnlsli That wns suicide, nnd explains belter llian anything else why Schmeltiig took Ills good time about finishing Louis ogo. After Schmellng smacked Louis, he had the pallence to watt for anolher opportunity. But Schmcltng wasn't being speared by anylhins: like 21 straight led jabs. To whip Louis, a dghler must bp nble to both gt'l ;uvny "from n punch and land one Hint packs sufficient authority. Natlmn Mann could do neither, 11 ml Louis, like anybody else. looked great scoring n knockout. been a big favorite with local mill funs nnd rarely.resorts lo the usual wresller's rough stuff bul ipre- fers lo confine his aclivuies lo grin, swapping. lime deprived him of his claim. 3, In 1935 Dill Hnnrloiv of Chicago led lhc Western Conference scorers wllli IS6 points, nllhougli the Maroons won only one lengne game, while losing n. The following season iWfirlotc wn-s second In loop scoring, but ins lenin lost all 12 games. champions for 1938. Last nlijht'u triumph gave Cur- ullicnivillfc five lilies since nnnuul tmirniinicnl play started in 1020, urcftking; a previous tie with Sleule al four lilies c-nch. fncUlcntiilly Sti-ele wns the Pcmlscot comity'Welch/ here" last week" but his un- teifiue champion for \W& and had usual strength may put him on tlie ui-i'ii favored to meet Cimilhm-' winning side Ihls lltnc vlllc In ilio tourntimtmt, finals but WHS upset, by ifayli In the somi- Ilimls. v Capl. Allle Pale turned in a xclii- tlllnting perforinniice in leading Ilio Deering j;Irls lo victory, scoring n total' of 30 points. She is probably thc-.seasoii's hlfh scorer for county girls' teams. Capt. Glynn Michle of Cooler scoreil nil' n points made by her team. Bcering led from lhc stml and tlie oiilcome was .never in doubt. At the end of tiie first quarter Deering was ahead, 7 to 3, and 13 lo 5 al the end of Ihe half. Cooler trailed, 23 to 15 at the end of tlie third quarter ant! Capt. Pate personally accounted for 16 points In a- fourth (itiarlei 1 scoring spree by Dewing. The boys' game was primarily a defensive battle with Caruthersville holding mi edge throughout the game except for a brlcl period in Ihe second quarter when the score was lied. 0-S. Hayil's inability to cash in on four shots kepi the score from being closer, the losers missing 12 free throws. Hinchey led the Caruthersville scorers with five poiuls, followed by Crocker and Jones with four eiioh. Bninc. center, led Hayti with lour points. Carnthersville, led 3-0 at Ihe close of Ihe first quarter, 8 lo 6 at tlie close of Ihe half, due to a I field gonl seconds ahead of the whistle by Hinchey, 10 to 1 10 nl the end of the third quarter and liayli failed to score In the fourth, period. School oiliciais estimated the total attendance a I Ihe five sessions of Ihe tournament at 3.300. the best in tlie history of tlie events. Trophies were presented to tournament and counly league winners by Harold Jones, county school superintendent. Line-ups of ihe championship games: Gins- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1HSS Pemiscot Teams To Be In Regional Tourney X STEELE, Mo.-Thc hoys' regional basketball tournament Is [a be played at Campbell on March 2, 3. 4, 5, when the following teams will compete: 1'ortagevilie, Homers- 1 vllle, Arbyrd, St'iiatii. Stecle Hayti, Essex, Maiden, Campbell. Bragg City, Dcerins. Canithersville, Hol- csmb, Risen, cardwcll, and Gideon. Stcele will play Haytl In Ihe first bracket en Wr-diiradfiy :iflf-)-- IIODII, March 2. Manila Certain To Meet •Luxora - Shavvnce Winner Jn Gii-ls Division The Blytlievillc Chicks won thelrlCoUft Tourney To way lo the linals In t}n> counly basketball tournament nl Slmunce l>y defeating Wilson high, Ui 21. jn a fast jjame j as i iit. Shawnce won the right lo Play BJytheillle by defeating Mu- nlla. 32 to n. In ihe tiirls' (james, Manila will play Ihe winner of the Luxora- Sliawnep gamp, to lie played lali tills afternoon. Attract 100 School Teams WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. I UP) -- 'Hie "world's largest bnskelalf loiirmiJiient" will open here Mtucji a with more than 1,600 hijrl; school boy and girl players competing for troplilc-i. The tournnmenl, sponsored by the Winston-Salciu Journal and The winners uf these ynmes will' Sen l 1 h (! l newspapers, bus been ex- havn first and second honors In tc ' I(Jc d IhUj year—Its 14th—to in- Ihe tournament. Third place in cltlt ' e 31 counties In two states. All high school boys' and girls' basketball teams In Unit era are eligi- wlll John's, Palace Cafe Win Bowling Matches Johns' Confecltonery nnd Ihe Palace Cafe joined the initial winners in the City Bowling league last night with victories over Hubbard Hardware company nnd Hudson Tailor shop respectively. The Palace Cafe icd all tennis in the first games with a team Answers To Art Krenz' "Do You Know-?" Cartoon 1. Omar Khayyam was the only.--- •••- ••—* » •*•• .. ^mn Imported horse ever to win Hie average of 172 and defeated IIiul- Kciuncky Derby. He scored in 1917.) so « by 357 points. Ilubbard lost 2. Rube Marquard of the Giants i ^ 361 points. Woodrov Hall turn- younj man who put mie, - m games in 1S12. instead of the 19 for which he lias been given ccdit. On April 20 he relieved lesrraii in (lie ninth, with Brooklyn leading. 3-2. He scl p e, m iC . . hands ol Camera. Levinksv finer " lhc Doci S cl ' s without a hit or „ . _ . •' ' •"'**•* • viiii* Tim I~T ;....!.• 1 !•.».<. ___ . ____ 1 i ____ Paulino, and Retzlaff the lad he Giants (ben scored two bear watching iu the luture. Pniill Kayots The bell saved Smith from a probable first round knockout. After laking a nine count on Ihe first "knockdown. Smith wilted under anolher right hand .sock and Schmellnj had Ihe intelligent landed flal on Ihe floor. His eyes ^f- c of f'S' 11 "<»' punch wilh which had that g!a?sy stare ami he was to smack Louis down uvo years nbvioufly in trouble. His handlers "" 1 ~" 1 "'" "" ' * uiuiim. uiLti i\i;i/.iHii , . . \ne lad t \ i i on whom practically cvevvbodv wns nms hclr lialf 0( tllc nhlth ' lo so liigh ' win 4 ' 3 - Under the rules, Marquard £:^ss^sS2'S,SS=~ h^M \, ,»,±" 5 ' g l n0t >Tl An error by the ortcinl scorer at lhc Rm d Coime.r N e« ««,t Ad, . the- best individual gnmo score with 235. Standings: - W .L. Pet. Holt Funeral Home 1 0 1.000 Terry Service Stnllon 1 0 1.000 Johns' Confectionery ..1 0 I.OCO Palace Cafe t 0 1,000 Hudson Tailor Shop ... 0 1 .MO Hubbnrd Hardware 0 1 .000 Dr. Pepper 0 I flnn Ark-Mo Power Con'. Dyess ...,./ Arkansas' Claim Will Be Undisputed With Victory Tonight PAYETTEV1LLE, Ark., Feb. 2(1 —The University of Arkansas basketball letnn clinched al least a „.,„ .,.,,„„,. tic for the Southwest conference RKIH" ,', „„ ._, championship by defeating South- j w ^fi,S ° F ° ^ PP TP era Methodist University, 32 to 23, !„,"•"', before a record crowd of. about I T P , ,',,'"' , 3.100 here list night. S^.M Arkansas came from behind to win Ihe game which pills liiem far i out in front in Ihe conference wllli 10 wins and one loss wllli one game left (o play. The Porkers or Die winner ol ihe Wilson-Manila yuimj. bolli of which are tu be played late this afternoon. In the semi-finals for Ihe girls last night, Reiser won over Shawnee. 44 lo 32. and Wilson defeated Luxor-, 24 lo 1C. The Manila- Dyess girls were playing this afternoon but in the fourth quarter Manila had enough safe lead to indicate strongly Ihls team would oppose Ihe winner of the Luxora-Sluuvnee game, lo be played loday. Tonight's games are lo start at seven o'clock. In games played today, in the boys' division, Osceola won over 1 Dell. 35 to 9; Dyess over Luxora'. 22 to 18; Osceola over Keiser. 38 to 29. In the girls' game Dyess won oi-er Lenchvillc. 24 to 14. The Blylhevllle and Wilson lineups follow: We. More Hum 100 learns are ex- pecled lo enter .the meet this year. Tlie 1937 entry list wns composed of 9!) teams, ihe largest number In history of the tournament. . , " ' f . play S. M. 0. here again tonight In their final conference game. Tf they win tonight the Porkers will have a clear claim to the conference title. Default .would leave tliem with an assured tie with Baylor and a chance to win the undisputed championship if Baylor should lose one of its remaining four games. Jack Robblns sank five field goals and three free throws lo win scor- Read courier News Want Ads. ing honors last night with 13— . .T"'!'. .««* poinls. NnrtDti of S. M. U. Jmd 10 points. Harbert, g Totals Wilson Bell, f Jerome, f Speck, 1 Cross, c Stotts, c Aven, g Strccter. g Totals 14 3 11 31 FG FT PP TP necrlng (131 POS^ Cooler (17) 'Pole SO P Michle n Hail 4 p Beckham Hankins c Brown Williams c Rlddick Palmer c; Laslev Mnlonn G Nichols Substitiilions— (Deering) Tinker 9. Fletcher, Barnes, Rhodcimind, Crumby. Gump; (Cooler) Hudson. C'ville (18) Murphy a Hargrove 3 Crocker 4 G. Jones 4 Hinchey 5 lloys Pos. C G G Jinyli (10) . Brogdon Williams 'i. Ralne 4 Trainer 2 Hageman 'i SiilKlilutions— (Hiiyti) Deweesc. N'rw Orleans fins 51G.OOO NEW ORLEANS (UP)—The )»P- ulatton cf New Orleans is now jlfi.COO. slntisticiaus of (he city board of health announced. The report showed there were 361,000 white and 155.000 Negroes, an Increase of 51.238 from the 1930 U. S. Osceolan Is Elected Co-Captain At Marion MARION, Aid., Feb. 25—Special —Cadet Frank A. Butler of Osceola, Arkansas and Cadet John. M. King Jr.. of Lnnctt, Alabama were named as co-cnptains of the 193738 Marion Institute "B" basketball tcnm by their teammates. The "B" tenm has followed the custom for several seasons of naming game captains during the season and electing the team captain nt the conclusion of the season. Captains Butler and King play icgulnr guards for the Bees nnd It has been principally through their all around play that the Baby Cartels have won fourteen games out of seventeen starts. Co-captain Butler was a star with the Osceola Arkansas High school before entering Marion Institute In September and Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Butler of 512 Pearl Street of that city. Co-Captain King attended West. Point Georgia High School before coming to Marion, where he was prominent in both football nnd basketball. He is the son of Mr. nnd Mrs. J. M. King of 10 Stonewall street, Lanett, Alabama. These two boys should play varsity guards on the Cadets team next season if they return to Marion. 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Perhaps Ihe biggest reason ^ vfor the showing was the fact that •fichcrm nculd fight only by flash\ es and wouldn't let Byrd fight The action however, was brisk when the Iwo did come together. .There were no knockdowns and ,* ^either was marked. iT",«. Wtlams ^as entirely too ex- .perKnied for Starling Young. But *; t)i*^|ocal griddci made a good i. .desplle the knockout He ch with cither hand, in- ?&tSl(»U<l,by the VnocWoiMis and •** *ftti be Biore dangerous as he rlenco He capped lt ! Williams until he Jed! 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