The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1951 · Page 10
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PACK TEN BLYTHEVULB, (ARK.) COURIER NEWf 1 TUESDAY, APRIL,, It, 195i 5 County Teams in ASC Track Meet Chkks to Enter Ten-Man Squad Southeast 1 Missouri Schools to Take Part In Invitational Affair Five Mississippi Count y schools, Blythcville,' Osceola, Leachville, Manila and Del!, have entered teams in the annual Arkansas State College invitational track meet to be run In Jonosboro tomorrow, college officials announced this morning. The meet, rated as one of the best invitational affairs in the state, is scheduled to get underway with time trials at 10 a.m. tomorrow and continue throughout the afternoon, -The college officials also announced that /or the first time Sou 1 he ast M issour i sch ools w ill take part in I he meet. Parma, Senath and Arhyrd have entered teams in the meet. Coach Russell MosLey of Blytheville High School .said yesterday that he would take a squad of 10 men to the meet. He sent hLs'tcam through its final paces this afternoon in preparation for the meet. J 'I don't have any bus in PAS taking these boys over to that meet. We'll be lucky if we place." h<* moaned. "They Just aren't ready for a meet. But ,we have to start ,5ome where." Not In Stinpe The Chicks, hampered by bad weather .lack of proper training facilities and too few candidates, arc In no physical shape for a meet at present, Coach Mpsley said. The 10-man squad is the smallest fielded, by the Chicks in, several yeans. Mosiey has built his thinclad aquad around Joe Tomlinson, his lone returning- letterman. Joe, a. distance runner,;will run the 880 in which he placed second in the District Three meet last year. Other members- of the Chicks' •quad are Carl Brown, Johnny O'Brien, Bob McFarland, Bennie Hays. Donald Gentry and Charles Phillips,- sprint men, and Larry Ijunsford, . Montroe Holland and Bill Mayo, weight men. Coach Mosley announced y ester 7 , day that he planned tq start playoffs for berths on the school's %o\t \ NUMBERS UP — Attendant Pete Sheehy handles Ihe numbers five and six Kenlly ns'he hangs the uniform in Mickey Mantle's locker at Yankee- Stadium. Five is worn by Joe DiMnggio. TVie old pro and.' the new could be Iho difference in the world champions' pennant chances. <NEA) Pep and Ortir Battle Tonight St. Louis. April 17. (A't—Former featherweight champion Willie Pep lakes on Haby Orllz or Mexico tonight in a 10-rouncl bout. The Mexican lightweight Iv.ii; hod 50 pro engagements nml has been IlsiUenert twice. Pep. who lost his 126-pound title lust September to Sandy Saddler, has been knocked out only once in more than 200 fights. Saddler turned the trick in-thcir first meet- Ins. The fight will be staged at Kiel Auditorium. Promoter Hah.s Bernstein predicts a gate of about 6,000. and tennis squads next week. The tennis and golf teams will take, part In- District Three matches . scheduled for later tills month. Pirates are King for a Day After Dumping Reds in Majors Only Tilt By JO* KMCHI.KR Assotl»(«i Prrs* Spirit Writer King fsr a, day, anyway. That's Branch Rickey's National League pace-MtlIng Pittsburgh Pirates," Getting a jump on the rest of the National League club.v which were slated to open warfare today, Pittsburgh spoiled Cincinnati's sneak preview yesterday by roiiling the Reds, 4-3, before 30,44! dlsapjwlnted »nd blanketed fans. Near-freezing temperature and snow flurries marred the FUrtV Inaugural. — + Thai left the pirates nil alone* in the victory column as rain washed out the other half of the special ceremonial opening at Washington'. The Senators and defending champion New York Yankees were to have ushered In the American League season. Weather permitting, all 16 clubs should get under way today with an estimated 242,000 customers en- peeled to attend the eight openers. That includes the Senators-Athletic:; scheduled night game In Philadelphia, first night opener In the American. Freezing nnd wet weather, however, was predicted in a majority nf the cities. PltSbtirgh's' triumph was doubly sweet as it came at the expense of Southern Team Memphis Liitle nock . ... Atlanta Birmingham . ... Mobile . ........ ' Orleans , ... Va.shville Chattanooi-a . ... National W 3 . 3 2 2 i i i i Pet. .750 .750 .607 Ml .333 .333 .250 , .250 Pittsburgh . New York . . Philadelphia Boston . Brooklyn . . Chicago , .. St. Louis . . Cincinnati . W 1 . 0 0 0 . 0 . 0 . 0 0 Pel. 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 VKSTKIIDAVS l(i:8UI/['S Southern Association No games scheduled. , National LraRiEi: Pittsburgh 4. Cincinnati 3 v American League No games scheduled. TODAV'S OAMKS . ' Southern Association (Night Games) . Memphis at New Orleans , Birmingham at Chattanooga Little Rock at Mobile Atlanta at Nashville National League Philadelphia at Brooklyn New York at' Boston ' St, Louis 'at Piltshurtjh Cincinnati. at Chicago American League - Boston at New York Washington at Philadelphia (night) Cleveland at Detroit Chicago at St. Louis Unknowns Set Pace in North-South Amateur; Stranahan is Far Back ' - Vv ' • '• ••••'-, '<• ••• • •' • ; - jf B.r KEN AI.YTA fr PnrHHURST, N. C., April IT. (AP)— Their battle with par over, qualifiers In the North and South amateur golt tournament today opened the mnn-lo-mnn phase of the event. Stealing the play from the more widely heralded Walker Cup contingent, a pair of newcomers to the tournament. Dale Morey, Dallas, Tex. »nd Howard Bveritt, Atlantic City, N. J., were the two top performers in yesterday's qualifying round. Morey, current southern chflm- * ------ . — - — plan, waus the only man in the field of 1W bo beat par on each side, notching nines of 34-35—69, lor a three-under par performance over the 6,900-yard course of th« Club course. Everitt, a former Pennsylvania amateur champion, who now sells automobiles in Atlantic City, \vas a stroke back of Morey with 34-36 — TO. £ Only two other players managed to break, par with one under 71's, Harvte Ward of Southern Pines, N.C., 19-M winner here, had 34-37 No. 3 championship Pinehurst Country and Jack Coyle, Springfield, 111,, had 36-35, Ward is an alternate on the cup squad. Dynamite Has a Par Another alternate, Georgia's William •(Dynamite) Goodlpe, had a par,73 BS did Jimmy McHalc, Overbrook, Pa., and .Flnehurst's Kick Chapman, two cup first stringers. Frank Slranahan t\vo-tirne north- south winntt* from Toledo, Ohio, had 73. Harold Paddock, C1 e Y e i a n d Heights, Ohio, had 74 and BUI Campbell, Hunt melon. W.Vru, had 75. Both are members of ihe cup team that meets the English team in Britain next month. Campbell is defending champion here. Top qualifying score for today's 32 first round matches was 80. Pit- teen players tied for the last 10 places at BO and faced a playoff before the round began. The 11 and one-half hour qualifying round finished at 7:15 with automobile lights trained on the 18th green to help the final twosome find it way. Morey's first round opponent was young Tom Strange of Cincinnat who qualified with 77. They were In the upper bracket which also listed such matches as Campbol vs. Robert Cooney, Ponte Vedra. Fla.; Chapman vs. Bin Coznrrl, Durham, P.C.. and McHale vs. R, B Prcscott, Jr., Kecscville, N.Y. ' The lower bracket top matches have Ever it facing O- V. Russell, Troy, N.C.; Rtranahan vs. Harry Welch, Salisbury, N.C.. Paddcck vs. L. C. Walch, Wilmington, N.C.; Ward vs. Des Sullivan, Newark. NJ., sports writer 1 , and Goodloe vs. C. F. Brown, Jr., Winnetka, 111. Wont To Be Light Heavy King': It's Rather Easy in Bermuda HAMILTON, .Bermuda, April n. (AP>—Want to become a light ncavywcight champion? Then do as Doc Wlllinms of Newark dlci. He found himself the light •ieavyweight champion of Bermuda toriny, although he still wns ranked \ 6 in the United States. Doc knocked out Lc Roy <Kid» •aimer. Bermuda's tight heavyweight round of n scheduled 10-round non title fight. But it was H non-title fight, yo say. Of course, hut here's what hap pened: Polly Smith, who used lo be heavyweight champion of Bertmuln refused to fight Williams. Therefore thn Doc took a fight with Palme When Doc licked him. the Colon!n titlist, last night in 1:20 of the fifth Boxing club, the ruling body here Ewcll (The Whip) Blackwcll, one of Lhe National League's better hurler.s, Blackie wn.s punimeled for seven hits and all of Ihe Pirates' run. 1 ; before bowing out for a pinch hitter after three innings. Rickey" must have swelled not- ceably a(, the impressive debut, nth nl bat" and in the field, made y George (Catfish) Melkovlch. n he 29-year-old outfielder, Rickey's icr.sonal $10,000 draft pick from Oakland lust fall, had quite a day or himself. j Cot 3 Mils ' The- veteran rookie, who prev- cni.slv "lino, flunked In hitches with he Red Sox. Braves /ind White !ox. was Ihe bis sun in the Pi- nlos' -12-hit attack on Blackwell and .three relievers. He smote a double and two singles and scored a run. Mfilkovich ignited Ihe winning hree-run uprising against Black- ivell in the third inning with a harp siuKle to right. He sparkled n thn field handling five pulouts lawlessly. He look an extra base lit nway from Joe Adcock. sprawl- ng into the overflow crowd in centerfiekl to make a splendid catch of a towering drive in Lhe xnirth. In the next Inning, the catfish cut down Grady Hatton at the plate with a fine throw after fielding Virg Stnllcup's single. That eventually turned out to be n .saving play. Washington's washout- paved the way for nn unprecedented rtay- night , doubleheader. next Friday. Nobody'can remember such 'Upturn nf events this early In the season . Separate admissions will be unarg- I cd. President Truman will attend ; the first game, set for 2:00 p.m..' E-ST. The other game will he played at 8:30 p.m. Southern Teams Resume Action Gala Celebration* Planned for Second ' Round of Openers By Tlir Associated Press Hillbilly singers, a Hollywood comedian, and politicians will mingle with the baseball crowd tonight In the Southern Association's OPENING DAY—It's spring and baseball even in the rice paddies 40 mm anti-aircraft g u. ready, ---J second roimd of openers. Nashville's Sulphur Dell will ring with the vocal efforts of several Grand Ole Opry stars. Tennessee Governor Gordon Browning will toss out the first ball and n iew words. Southern President Charlie Hurlh also Is scheduled for an appearance. Bobo Holloman. who lost the first game of the season to Little Rock, will hurl for Nashville. Little Peie Fox pitches [or Atlanta. At Mobile. Chuck Samaklis,opens for the home learn and Willie 'Scott, a 30-year-old "rookie" up from Flint. Mich., will try to give Little Rock its /ourth win In live tries. Memphis Manager Luke Appling has 30 seconds lo speak his pre- game piece In New Orleans. Hip Sewell. manager of the Pels, one minute lor his oration. has tomedian Joe E. Brown--father o( Pelican General Manager Joe L. Brown—will do a. skit. Then Mayor VJelesseps Morrison will throw out the first ball. Chuck Fedoris of New Orleans, and Frank Hamlln of Memphis, will pitch when the festivities are over. Birmingham plays In ChaUa- nooga In the Southern's fourth game. The Harons have won two and lost one while Chattanooga has won one and lost three. Pitchers haven't, been announced. High Court Rules Against Condemning Of Private Property for Shooting Area LITTLE ROCK. April 17. (fl>j — The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday said the state ctmstUtitlnn does not give the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission authority to condemn privately-owned land tor conversion into EI public shooting and hunting area. In Its 4 to 3 opinion, the Supreme Court reversed a Jefferson Chancery Court decision instruc- that further proceedings in the'case coincide with the majority opinion. ' The question involved was whether the Game and Fish Commission has the power ol eminent domain to "acquire lands on which to establish a public cluck hunting "project. Eminent domain means the right of the state or other political subdivision to confiscate property 1 with just payment to the landowners. Wanted 1,320 Acres The Game and Fish Commission had sought to Acquire 1.320 acres of land In Jefferson County. The property was to be part of the proposed 40.000 •- acre Bayou Me to public shooting ground 'in Arkansas and Jefferson Counties. Jefferson County landowners, headed by John Humpton, went intc chancery court to challenge the R*ad Courier News Classified Ads. I commission's authority. The commission's answer was that hunting areas. We are about 15 Amendment 35 to the constitution .ives it authority to purchase, ic- cept by gift or acquire by the right of eminent domain all property necessary for the control, management, restoration, conservation and regulation of fowl and game In Arkans, T. Arthur McAmis, executive secretary of the commission, testified in the lower court: "The greatest accomplishment which this commission can make is \\\ the acquisition of tillable areas for public huntng. We are now ready for the final push (completing the Bayou Mclo project) • which will make one public hunting ground an accomplished fact rather than just something that we say we^are going to do. 3,000 Have Hunting Place "There are at least 3,000 duck hunters who really have a place to hunt. R«d about 40.000 would-be duck hunters in Arkansas. ; . /It is uncertain just how much longer most duck hunters will buy hunting licenses and duck stamps with only a faint hope of getting to go on duck hunt. "'1*116 only possibility of . doing something constructive, however, Is through the purchase of public years late In getting started." McAmis also paralleled the Bayou Meto case with Hlfgatloji surrounding the acquisition of land in FaulJc^i ner County for construction of Pa™' rm Lake. The Supreme Court recently "upheld the commission's authority to acquire (hat property by eminent domain. « However, yesterday's opinion, written, by Associate-Justice Ed P. McFaddin had this to say on (he two areas: • Cites Primary Purpose 'I 1 , was recognized that the project. {Palarm Lake) would also create a recreational area where fishing would be, permitted at certain times of the year. But it is apparent that in the Palarm Lake case the first and primary purpose of the lake was for the propagation of fish. "Such a primary purpose—propagation or conservation of ducks—Is not present in this case. In fact, the record reflects that the prime purpose. Is the shooting of ducks. '/There is no similarity between building a lake where fish may live and propagate and creating a public shooting ground. U.S. residents visiting .Canada who order 10 gallons of gasoline get as much as If- they bought 12 gallons in Ihe United State.-;, the gas being sold by the imperial gallon which U larger than the U.S. gallon. r'ociried.to award him the title. To add a biwirre touch to the story, Al King, Williams' manager, liked Palmer so much, he's taking the Bermuda boy back to the United States where he'll manage him. But Pitcher Serious PITTSBURGH. April 17. (A*l — Rookie Pitcher BIU Pierro of the Pittsburgh Pirates remains in serious condition today at Presbyterian Hospital. 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