The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1966 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 3, 1966
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(Art.) Courier Nero - Tmatoy, Miy », MM- Pigt iBOWUNG/ Ed Valentine pounded a fine 1U411 in 4 O'clock Mixed Doubles League last night at Strat- 0-Lanes. Ken Kbval cranked up 216-585; Charlotte Valentine 528; and Lois Marlow 197-519. Tearn Four showed BQ8-2SS9. In the opening round of Sum* Strat-0, Charlotte Valentine cleared 194-508; Betty Dickson 173-450; and Jean May 177. f O'CLOCK MIXED DOVBUS T««m Pour ................ * Ttkm Ntn» ............... J T«»m Flv« .......... ..... j Tsira Eight ......... . ..... 3 Te»m one ................. ' Tom Two ............... - Tcftm Ten .................. 1 T«»m Seven ............... 1 TMm Six .................... 1 T«m Three ................ . 0 SUMMER EARLY BIRO Ktwelt-um-Down* ......... 3 Te»m Four ............. ... 3 Teim Ftve .................. 3 Unpredictable*. ........... . 2 GOldf tngera ................. 1 Team Three ............... 1 Dolph 'Wrong Typd' PHILADELPHIA (AP) - "It was a question of types." This was one explanation Irv Kosloff, owner of the Philadelphia 76ers, gave in announcing he had replaced Coach Dolph Schayes with Alex Hannum. Schayes' ouster, after three years as coach of the National Basketball Association team, was announced Monday. . Schayes said he was "disappointed" by Kosloff's decision. "We did pretty well at Phil ly," said Schayes, the NBA Coach of the Year, from his home in Syrcuse, N.Y. "I feel I didn't let anyone down." Schayes coached the 76ers to 1he NBA's Eastern Division championship this past season. SELECT CIRCLE SAM Me&QWSLl GUTS Wrestling at Arena Tonight Villain vs. Villain Tryouts Tonight for New Boys ^ Blytheville Pony League tryouts are tonight and tomorrow night, 1 6'clock both nights, on the Midget League diamond at Federal Compress. Boys who played last year nad who are still eligible, do not have to be present. Pro wrtttllnf fani often •lie promoter Herb Welch to "throw thoie mean onu In together." "It's not that easy," tna promoter explained. "You can't always get'em." But the situation nai worked out lust right this week. Checking with the booking office in Nashville, Welch learned that two roughhouse teams wen available tonight, *> 1» has booked the Assassins against the Medics at Legion Arena in the main event with Texas rules governing. "It's rough-and-tumble, winner-take-all," the promoter stated. "We'll put the mean ones in there together tonight and see what happens." * * * Herb also stated that he was unhappy - as were tfit cuttimers - with the w6rk of the referee* on the last two cards of the new season. "We've had a lot of trouble with the referees," he offered. "They acted Ilk* they were scared. "That's why I've decided on fed McCarthy for tonight. He's wrestled before. He knows how to handle these rough boys." Themain event if booked for (0 minutes or less, best- of-three. » » * In another hour-time-limit bout, Rip (Seufflin 1 Hillbilly) Collins is lined up against Bob Hamby. The opener it scheduled to (tart at 8:15. Admissions are 75 cents for adults, 29 cents for children. Ringside reserved setts may be purchased In* fide the Arena tonight * * * Promoter Welch did a good job latt night as wrestler Welch in Memphis. He teamed with Al Costello to defeat the rugged Assassins in three falls. The match was decided when Herb applied the abdominal stretch to one of the Assassins. In another bout, the Von Brauners defeated Billy Wicks and partner Lou Graham when Garham got disturbed by a stray kick from Wicks and stalked out. Which left Wicks to the mercy of the Germans. It was a strange night. The Von Brauners' gentleman valet did not use his walking stick once on the opponents. Hootenanny for Baseball at Manila Friday MANILA - Manila Baseball Association Is sponsoring its third annual Hillbilly Hootenanny Friday night in the Manila Junior High Auditorium. All proceeds are earmarked for the summer recreation program of the young people of Manila. Starting time is 8 o'clock. 'There's entertainment for the entire family," stated Charles Miller, Association chairman, "country and western music, hillbilly, swjng and good old time gospel singing." ner's Band, Tommy Baker's Band, Charley Miller, Fiddler Tate, Mary Shaver, Jerry Bibbs, Dub Blackwood, Angle Brewer, Clyde Scahbrough, Rodney King, Carlos Frye and many 5 in tht 6th Son/'cs Hit Travs 5-3 AMARILLO, Tex. (AP)-Ttie Amarillo Sonics boomed out five runs in the sixth inning Monday The program is to last two night and defeated Arkansas Others. In the gospel field are the Bashful Trio from Jonesboro and the Milligan Ridge Quartet. Trigger Wall of Manila is MC. hours. Some of the stars are the Stampers, Lancers, Bill Faulk- New Commissioner Lands On Floor AFL Is Positive' about Davis By MURRAY OLDERMAN NEW YORK (NEA)-For the first half-dozen years of its existence on the professional scene, the American Football League has attracted most of its attention by coming in the back door. It did'nt even change commissioners with dignity. Joe Foss, deposed, went into the league meeltng in Houston with a story that he was the commissioner at sunrise and would be the commisioner at sunset. * * * Actually, when Joe gave cut the statement — at 3 o'clock in the morning in a Houston hotel room — he had mimeographed statements of his resignation already sitting at his elbow. He did it to spite a Houston writer he didn't like. Joe never expected the statement to circulate so quickly (it was picked up by the wire services). Joe knew he was through last January in the same city when he put on his annual "get-tough-with-the- owners" act. They were going to let him off the hook and make it look as though quitting was the old war ace's own idea — until he messed up his public relations with the sunrise-sunset bit. * * * At the same time the quick appointment of young iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiii'iiiniiiniiiiiiiimHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Help for Boss NEW YORK (AP) - Carroll Martin, former general manager of the Houston Oilers, is the new administrative assistant to Commissioner Al Davis of the American Football League. Martin, named Monday, will assist Davis in the league's business affaiis. ninn ••miiiiiniMiiniH i """' (36) Al Davis wasn't the surprise it semed at the time of the announcement. The move had been in the works for a month. The surprise was Al's first official act as commissioner. He broke up a brawl between owner Bud Adams of the Oilers and a Houston writer, who was promptly offered the legal services of Judge Roy Hofheinz, the boss of the Astrodome and another Adams adversary. The way Davis remembers It, he kept hoping one of the other owners would step in, but Wayne Valley, his former boss at Oakland, was recovering from a recent operation and Sonny Werblin, the New York Jet owner, once had a heart attack nad wasn't the kind to butt in. So Al had to intercede and wound up on the floor, too. That's the last time you'll tee him there. * * * The hiring of Davis was a positive step by the AFL. Until now, the AFL has tried to be a counter-puncher in Its running battle with the established National Football League and generally came out second best. It reacted—on vital issues like expansion and player signings — while the NFL, spurred shrewdly by commissioner Pete Rozelle, took the initiative and always came up smelling pretty whil the AFL was cuaght in secret drafts. On the face of it, Davis wasn't trained to be a commissioner. He's a football man, all the way from his start as an assistant coach at Adelphi to his recent success directing Oakland. He has had only three years as an administrator, serving as the general manager of the Raiders, too. But Valley, the president of that club, initially hired him because Al was the only coaching candidate who had a concept of team finances. * * * Davis is intelligent and aggressive, a masterful recruiter (an important facet in this competitive situation) and an infighter. Before he assembled a staff for the commissioner's office in New York he had already imported Ron Wolf, a young aide who served as his talent scout in Oakland and will functinon in the same capacity on a lea- gue basis. The morning he was announced as commissioner, Davis confessed to me he had doubts about moving into this new area. "I will have to make adjustments," he said. "The people I'll never been a pinnacle for me. Basically, it's not very appealing." * * * But it is a challenge. It won't always be as physical as that first morning in office. And if he plays it right, the AFL has a chance to become a front-door operation. Grid Dodgers Hire Jackie NEW YORK (AP) - The fledging Brooklyn Dodgers of the Continental Football League are looking for a fight - so they found a fighter to boss them. They are tackling in metropolitan New York the entrenched Giants of the National Football League and the exciting Jets of the American Football League, but they have as their general manager Jackie Robinson, an outspoken Negro leader in civil rights and famed for never giving an inch during his brilliant baseball career with the old Brooklyn Dodgers. "W< an not kidding eumlvM as to our problems," Jackie told a press conference Monday when his appointment was announced. Tht Dodgers will be competing for the entertainment dollar against th<: Giants, assured of a sellout in 67,000-capacity Yankee Stadium, and the Jets, who expect to go into their opener in Shea Stadium with an advance sale of 90,000 tickets against a capacity of 60,000. And the Dodgers have yet to find a coach or a stadium or recruit a team. In fact, they received their franchise only last Saturday. 5-3, dropping the Travelers' rom first to third place in Texas League baseball. Arkansas had a 3-0 shutout going and starter Brian Sinnott tad two men out in the sixth when the Sonics broke loose. Leo Posada and Lev! Browne hit back to back triples and Jim Todhunter followed with a lome run. Leo Newton came in for the Travelers as relief pitcher and walked his first man, John Hoffman. Ed Moxey, moved in by the Sonics as a pinch hitter for starter Marv Dutt, hit another homer for the ourth and fifth runs of the inning. Arkansas' scores came on a triple by Floyd Wicker and a louble by Danny Breeden in the econd; a homer by Art Deros n the fourth and three consecu- i ive hits in the sixth. The game was the first eague meeting for the two cams. They play again tonight It was also the only game played in the league Monday night. Arkansas 010101000-310 1 Amarillo 000 005 OOx-5 10 0 Sinnott, Newton (6), Taylor [7) and Breeden; Dutt, Fullen 7), and Hoffman. W-Dutt (10) L—Newton (2-1). MOVES UP - Al Davis, Raiders, gives the American as its new commissioner. former coach of the Oakland Football League a new profile BEHIND the "8-BALL"? BECAUSE YOU LACK A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA? You con get a HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION at hone, in yaw spcM *M. fyatanU ywn or older ondhaw Mi ctnal Writ* far Mi 60-PAGE BOOKLET. T«lfc yo» hew. AMERICAN SCHOOL P. O. Box «*, Little Rock, Ark. Bend me jam M-pif< Hl|h SehMl Booktat. (AM) In County Coon Hunt May 28 JOINER — Rain interrupted many of the plans here when the Mississippi County Coon Hunters Club held its regularly monthly hunt, April 23. "I'd like to say the hunt was another howling success," commented Charley Felts, club public relations man, "but it was very rainy. The dogs starlet out full of pep but soon cooled off. 'Because of the rain, it was hard for even the best dogs to score many points." Next hunt is May 28. Here are the eight finishers and the names of their dogs. 1. Jimmy Stem, Ben. 2. Don aid Jones, Stormy. 3. Kennie Palmer, Dan. 4. Earl Murphy Red. 5. Doyle Kellett, Mike. 6 Billy Walker, Black Boy. 7. Wesley Murphy, Rowdy. 8. Jim Martin, Rock. Several hunters decided not to take part because of the weather. Hunters came in from Harrisburg and Memphis. Memberships are still open. ture from established training procedures. The 26-year-ol Fresno fighter shadow boxes in a swimming pool. He stands in water up to his neck and flails away to build up his arm muscles. HOGAN, BURKE AT HOUSTON Predict Hot Scores HOUSTON (AP) -Veteran 36-35-71 Champions Golf Club Ben Hogan says the $117,000 Champions International Golf tournament may he won this weekend with a four-under-par 80, while Jack Burke Jr. pre- icts an even lower score — a seven-under-par 277. "It will be somewhere around bat magic 277 number," said turke, twice winner of the tournament, formerly known as the (ouston Classic. Burke took the title in 19S2 and 1957, both times with a 277, and five other golf- rs have won with the same to- al. Hogan, who has been here ince Wednesday, said the win- ling score "will depend a lot on he weather. If conditions stay is they are, I think 230 might win. This is a really fine golf course on which birdies are lard to come by." * * * Burke also took the elements nto consideration. "If we get a weak in the weather," he said, there's no telling what they'll shoot here. Look at the Masters when the conditions were good." A field of 101 was completed Monday with the 15 final quali- ying positions going to pros who were among money winners in Sunday's final round of the Texas Open at San Antonio. The 72-hole Champions, with a x>p prize of $20,000, will be held his year at the 7,118-yard, par Cypress Creek course. The club was opened in 1957 by Burke and Jimmy Demaret. Jack Nieklaus and Arnold Palmer were expected to arrive today for their first Houston, appearance in at least two? years. Although Gary Player will not be here, the field will' include the winner of every PGA tournament this year except Roberto de Vicenzo, Dallas winner. the END FEAR o( doctor »n<l hospital bills. Mutual of Omaha hospital, surgical,, medical exrense and Income pro-- tection plan pay big benefits (ait and the cost Is low. Give yourself and family big protection, new peace ot mini. Can or write — 1 Frank King, Agent P.O. Box 866 — Blytnerille- Fhone PO t-MOO Representing Mutual of Omaha MUTUAL OF OMAHA INSURANCE COMPANY LIFE INSURANCE: UNITED OF OMAHA Home Office: Omaha. Nebraska Tick-tock...Kck-lock... the Bourbon that didn't watch the clock! STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKY • SS PROOF • COLD CHARTER OIST. CO, WUISVII1E, Kf. Fighter DM* Cho-Cha FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Irish Wayne Thoronton figures his dancing lessons will stand him in good stead when he battles champion Jose Torres for the light-heavyweight title in New York's Shea Stadium on May 21. Doing the cha-cha and other dance steps have been a part of lie challenger's program here. "It loosens the leg muscles, and I'll need good legs to chase Torres around the ring," says the Californian, who will leave Wednesday to wind up training in New York. Dancing isn't Sie only depar- HIRAM HALEY See A4t for Complete Ottoifs on How to Ctt Your VACATION 'MONEY PHILLIPS FORD SALES 300 N. Broadway Phone PO 34453 See your Olds Dealer EVERYTHING... HAS THE <Toronado!Caroftheyear! 'Front wheel drive! Space for dxl Get the bay of • lifetime inpjg en a Toronado...or any one of __ , 40 Toronado-inipiied Oldtmobiles! BUYS IN TORONADO • 98'» • 88'» • F-85's OLDSMOBILE

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