The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1948 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 16, 1948
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TCESDAY, MARCH 1G 1048 Accepts Tech Assignment Blythevitle Athletic Director Resigns to Take College Post Alhlelie Director Firman "N!c" 3ymmi, head root ball coach of the Blythcville High School Chickas- avs during the 1947 season, offlc- ally announced today his resignation to become effective at the :losc of the present school year Coach Bynum made the annoini- :ement of his reslctiation slinu)- IfcTOiisly with (he announcement in Wlscllyllle that he had accepted position as assistant coach at his :ollege alma m.-uer. Arkansas Polytechnic College. His successor has not been Jianied. Coach Bynum came lo Blylhcvllln « assistant to Head Coach Bill Oodwin early in 1048 and was appointed liead coach and atheltic director for the lilythevillc school system upon Coacli Godwin's resignation last year. Witnessing his first year as n football mentor led the Chicks to seven victories dining the 1D47 season while dropping only five, and to the district 3 Class AA championship, the best record turned In by a Blythcville High School team To Coach at Tech since before (he war "as (ioml Veur Here Inclutioti nmonp the I • • - Louis and NYU Advance To NIT Finals NEW YORK. March 1C. (UP) — .victories! Mshed were wins over Pine Bluff, jones- boro. Subinco. Texarkana, Batesville, Forrest City and Paragould. His team went to the stale Double- A play-off and was defeated bv the Lilltle Rock -risers. Coach Bynum stated Hint he would resume his new duties as assistant to Coach John Tucker at Arkansas Tech at the beginning of he 1W8-4I) school year. He played three years under Coacli Tucker at the junior college and finished his college grid career at the University of Arkansas. "This is somenthing I have alwavs wanted," the Chich mentor sttitert I BUCSS H's just natural for a high school coach to have dreams of someday becoming a college conch " have thoroughly enjoyed my T .. ' TI ' e boys a!1 treated me h the highest respect and I wish them luck in (lie 1948 season. It has been my life-long desire to re- as a coach under Louis University ami Nc , v Y orfc Unversity will meet tomorrow night for the National Invitational liaskctball Tournament title. Tlie classy Billikens were estab- Bosox to Give Preview of Pitching Power in Game With Phillies Today JJLVTIIEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SARASOTA, FU., March It mp) —The Ilrst clue to the Boston Red sox pitching strength may be provided by Ihe Sox's exhibition g»me today against, the Philadelphia Phillies. Scheduled lo starl for Boston Is Mickey Harris. Ihe squad's top southpaw, who won only live games lust year when he had arm trouble. The Sox are counting on him for the pitching balance they figure they will need to take the American League Flag from the Yanks. llie tournament co-favorites -„,*. ....... v ,, t LU-lll VU1 ILLS by the odds-innke:-* despite the fact thai they drew only the fourth seeding by the meet selectors. They recovered from a slow start to slnk- top-soeried Western Kentucky. 60 to 53. last night. And Ihc In-and-out Violels upended a wugh De Paul quintet 72 to 59, before 18,478 fans at. Madison Square Garden. Thus the Impending clash between the home town favorites and the most popular out-of-town club that, has visited the Garden nil season shaped up today as a real "natural." An added incentive is Ihc turn to Tech .... „ ,,„„ Coach Tucker, who in mv book is one of the best." Coach Bynum Is a native of Rus.«-1 ""-' ' ellville, having graduated from the 5Urge high school there. While a member of the Russellville High School team he twice received H n. sta tc honors and while at Tech was elected to the coveted berlh In the u. S. Olympic trials lhaat automatically will go lo the winning team. St. Louis, trailing 20 to 10 midway in the first half, finally got its slick-fast breaking attack into mo- lion and pulled up to a 25 lo 25 deadlock at half time. The Billi- kens then matched baskets with the toiler Kentuckians through the early stages of the second" half Then they ran Ihe Hilltoppcrs off the boards with a great closing All-American" team as •Little ackle. Praiserf hj Vicholson Superintendent ot schools W B Nicholson in learning of Coach Bynum's resignation stated- "Coach ?'"l.""ir ira " ks M t0| ' s '" Coaching 'ork. His work has been most sat°T " ercurind I "gret most nly l o see him go. I wish that re was some way that we could negotiate to keep him here, but his w\y appointment has long been his C5 i''?. ami T wisn hlm tlle best of Mr. Nicholson stated that he rcccii'ed applications for Bynum's position and that hese applications probably will be iscusserl at the next meeting of he Blythcville School Board which s scheduled for later this week He eclined to say who filed the aiipli- ations. Max B. Reid, president of the Blythevjlle school board, when ask- d for comment on Coach Bynum's esignation replied: "His action ame as a surprise to me and I Jiuve ne is goim? to be a eel that the board will accept his < °"d baseman some day " esignation with the deepest regret ! ~.l a ^^ m * l ^M ati ™'I"*™ T / nnl ' S wish him luck wherever he goes." Meet in Quarter-finals And c. G. Redman, president of' "" ~ " Durocfier Says Dodgers' Lineup Still Uncertain CIUDAD TRUJILLO, March IS (UP)—Leo Durochcr said today that shortstop Pee Wee Reese nnd catcher Bruce Edwards were the only members of the National League champion Dodgers sure of their jobs this coming season. "There are n bunch of dog fights going on for all the other spots and I may not know until April 2D—the day we open the season—what my starting lineup is going to be " the foqualious Brooklyn pilol declared. "Of course, fellows like Pete Reiser and Jackie Robinson nre going to be in there, but t can't tell you now where they will play." Durochcr is trying to make a first baseman out of Reiser. If that pans out he will shift Robinson to second, his natural position before lust season. )f it doesn't, Robinson will go back lo first. "I'm not too worried about those two spots because I know he will be all right even if I have to use Eddie Miksis at second base," Durocher said. "Deep down in my heart I believe he is going to be a great sec- 1 c /t — -- — . * •—ii »i*ii;ii 16. (UP)— Spurgeon (Spud) Chandler, one-time ace of the New York Yankee mound staff, will make his first appearance of the exhibition season today against the St. Louis Cardinals. Two home runs by Johnny Lindell and another by Joe Collins led the Yanks to a 10 to 5 win yesterday over the Philadelphia Phils at Clearwater with Red Embree ftw winning pitcher and Oscar Judd the loser. Al Flair hit his third homer of thc Spring for the Phils. BRADENTON, Fin., March 16 (UP)Coach Freddy Fitzsimmons today took temporary charge of the liostou Braves' squad as Manager Billy Soulhworlh was confined to 'Jed with a heavy cold and lever The Braves defeated Cincinnati yesterday 3 to 3, as Bobby Sturgeon starred by driving ln two nms Blld figuring in three double plays. • * • ST. PETTERSBUHQ, Kla. March If 'i ( ¥ p) ~7'' ilt!c Murry Dickson, right-handed pitcher, appeared today to be In mid-season form Dickson gave up only one nil |,, five Innings yesterday a* the st Louis Cardinals whipped thc Detroit Tigers i to o, The Tigers mBd only five hits In the next four Innings against Clarence Beers A rookie who won 25 games last year for Houston of the Texas Leatue. • • • WEST PALM BEACH. Fla M ar p»in 6 J" p> - nr5 t-Ba»em»n Ferris Fain, who Is recuperating from a knee operation, may Join the Philadelphia Athletics' squad later this week, according to word from his Richmond, Cal., home. Fain Is the only player not in camp. Catcher Mike Ouerra who managed the second place Almen- dnres c i,,b in the Cuban Winter League, arrived yesterday. * * * ORLANDO, Pia,, March 16 (UP) —The regulars were slated to (ahe over for the rookies today In Ihc Washington Senators' lineup when they face the ClnclimnU Reds in Tnmpa. Manager Joe Kuhel announced that he would start three of his veteran pitchers-Early Wynn. sid Hudson, and Mickey liaefncr. Wynn Is generally e.vpecled lo be Ihe Senators' luirler on opening day against Hie New York Yankees. llth Inning, capped by Pete Cast- Igllone's tripple. gave thc Pltlsburg Pirates an 8 lo 5 triumph over Ihc Chicago White Sox yesterday. : Pitcher GUlcsple was Ihc victim of the rally. The Sox had twice conn?! Independent Cage Tourney Play Begins Two SoiiliieuM Missouri casic li'imis. Cm-dwell and Cooler, a<i- viuxx'd lo quurter-rtiiiit play of (he Mississippi county independent In- vlUlloiinl tourney nt the Armory here last night by winning first. •- — •" *"*• No other uames were 1,11 X fliin ?o" IOXV nil ro other s * S ° wh «" from lo lie the Canny and Wayne Win Tag Match In Legion Arena Bill Canny mid D H i e Wayne, up. peiiring lure for the first time as R t«B loam, buttled UK,;,, way lo victory over Paul "Mr. America" sti'n- lee and ChU-o Corte?. Iu the lag Rloii's weekly wrestling s |,,, w llt ( C legion Arenii last iiinhl. limlltig (he slup.lmpiiy Mcxlcun In 15 minutes wlih „ | m i f crab and to the, then returning lo detent Slanlee five liawnec Tailed i minutes later with a bur U r m niter led till between \ fatr-thec-wcll. ° R PAGE. .SEVEW Land Boys Unofficial Scoring m Basketball h aI ,i 1 .' f i''n"." scrt La " (1 *' H Clul ' »oy» bai>l<etball teajn, ]„ scoring a 1M-M victory over the Lonl cane club cane club ' '"'' *«'>«"cl. broke wliool coring re- . v ,.„ .,.*. feiikii^ da Ken Richardson and Ralph \Vegnl hit homers. LOS ANGELES. March 16 <UPI —Thc Chicago Cubs today owned |,|' Ihc best exhibition game record a-1 „( motig the major-Iengue teams training on the West Coast wilh .seven victories and two defeat. 1 :. Play in the tourney will con-,'""L t _?."! Kh i *'. 1 ." f01 "- «»"'« on ; « ':«™« h S:.!0l Kclsn- meetinu Wilson Kicli of niylhevillc Joi-tez In 12 inlmite.s. Siiinlee defeated Canny In 10 niinuies wllli wr lock and Cm ten ...- ... Wayne Iwo minutes later with a Jin, Loiulos loe hold Vlclory came lo Canny ami Wayne In n roiiKli and tumble third fall - ~ ... „.„,, ,,i m IIHJCS s>loi-e of Uiyllievllle meeting ntuck- waicr al 10:30. No games will be IM.ved tomorrow night but piny will be u-suiiicd Thursday night. Army-Navy Purse To Be Featured at Oaklawn Today -"^r^u^»-.,»: •• in long allowance Ans\\ for three....„.„.„ „,- », :l ij cn !'- ol<ls; occupied the fetituio grounds. Their Simdny gmne iiRiilnsl ', ,!. " tolli 'V's racing prognmi nt the Chicago Cubs wus rained out, OAKLAND, Cal., March 1C (UP) — - -•- •".' ''". i nn- --.,-- >. *in-iu>u iinni mil Slccle at 0:30 ami Hayes atler , Wa.vne had been clluiliintecl yesterday although they were oiit- hit. Clitr Aberson and pitcher Bob Rush homered for Chicago ivhll<> Walker Cooper and Sid Ciordon hil round-lrlpjiers for Nc«- York. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif Mm 16 <UP)_The SI. Louis Drowns have been held idle for the last two days by bad weather. The Brownies' scheduled cxhibll- 'ii nualnst Portland al Riverside yesterday was cancelled by wet A record wtrc namcr turnout of 15B horses , „,,„ i •'•• ror lhp drl >'' s c 'Blit ', 5. i "«nrrnn B lo racing srcre- lioy nt ul Two home runs by J.ou Buudrcau' i,.L r :"-led the Cleveland Indians to n 9 to i TWO nf ,,°'">- . 0 viclory over Oakland of the Pa- D 3 ?i n i r °" rtren Arkni.s«.j elite Coast LCBSUC last night be- n,el,,'" NnTv "S"""" 1 '" rm "' htad pitching by Gene Benrden and , AUP ^"^thing: ^ Bouclreau hit ,,, s hon,e,-s on his i ''oa^t^'^ .irsl two trips to Ihe plale--botli nto the rlghtfield alands, the first ;avc up one hit in five innings Qcttel four hits in four Innings. Caruthersville Pork Commission To Speed Work on New Golf Course Mo.. Mar.|.p]ans for a clubhouse to come later. — ,—— • mass meeting for i and tennU r-min, 'oJl 0 !* ° Erou '"'' Friday night to discuss proceeding In a 10 arw. Vr^i „ c , nc , ora l )115s «' at an early dale with construction set aside fo • thu Diirn^n i "I?! 1 p[enic' : oven/ 8 an 0 rg < olf l c e ou rl r« » ? Ut Wryf "^ »' = »"« • ^ local .nunicipa, plrk. TheVeltl^ ^V^l' ^^^^ , will be held in the court • and will begin at 7:30 these tures can be readily completed Plotting and sodding the golf nominees (or this year has the small- psv repre.sejitation of pligibios for tile Krntucky Derby thtin ill any liei'c. Only five of the 100 Ihree-ycHr- oids nominated tor the 74lli 'ruii- "lUK of the blue grass classic arc stabled n t Hoi Springs for preliminary work. in addition lo Ihe two In Ihc Army-Navy fcalurc. there is Enforcer. Mel Hash, nnd Heigh Cornel, Knrotc Keenc became Ihc first Jockey at Oaklawn this season to guide four winners under the wire he scored with Apron Face. In Ihe fifth it was LOW Tension In the sixth it wus Frank Munns and in the eighth One By Air. i .. , /».^u i immuucci uy Manioc in live minutes wllh a reverse hummer lock. Ciuiny u,en (le(j.'iili'rt Sl-uilee in sevcu n'liimles with a i-nib hold. Curie/, refused lo wiesllc Canny ufler Hint still ins Hint, he would give up without a bntllc but Uereroc Mike Mcro- ncy forced him to continue Urn innlcli and lii> wus defeated two inluules lnler wllli n tan n rm In the two ineilmiuniy iniHchcs Corlc/. won over Wuync In 10 tnlimles with a reverse l tm . i or k anil Ciiiiny defeated filmilee in in minutes wllh a ImK-otab. A couotiut wns broken on the prow of a ship lo christen n | n Scottish shipyurd. tlie University. Ann Arbor and the sports world, although Ihc astute "thinking about il for soiiu- time •' Ills rlvit! conches In thc ]]| s Nine Conference and elsewhere among Ihc . top football schools could breathe sighs ol relief, too. ,, °",T ^,°. st » te 1.01 cl.s, It van revealed yeslerday by J. M "Jolmle" Hurnett, executive- M'CH-tary of the Ark«m« Athlc- lie Association. Mr. Ilnrniilt, (old a Courier News reporter that a s far a, his office was concerned u le 123 ^ M; . t » new sUte teuin scoring record and (hat ihe 100-polnt margin n recrti'd"'* "'"'"bably \n also » n c w However, Mr. Hnrnetl stated thai he records of hi* office were only two-years old but that lie had never heard of 139 pO | nl|i ut . tns , S( , 0| . c(( I) a high school gumc Ijcfore. nut | Ihe new records cannot be declared o'nnlnl and will not be entered In | the files ot his office because 1-1! Club lournamenl.s are not sanctioned by the AAA. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. New Theater Manila'* Finest . Sttowi KVKBf NIUMT B»« OptiM Week Days 7:M ».Matinee Saturday it g Sat.-Kun, I f.m. Cent Tonight "Woman From Tangier" with Ailtlt .Itrftns and Stephen Duu* SeltcUd Short Subjteto ,.. Wednesday & Thursday Lov« From a Stranger" with : Sj'lvln Sidney and J 0 h n Kwilzk Selected Short* TONIGHT Fritz Crisler Resigns As Michigan Mentor . . , sen o the Chickasinv Athletic Club, stated: I hate to see BO but I am glad to see him get the advancement. He has proved himself beyond a doubt a first-class coach and a gentleman." Kiner and Pirates Will Be Tops, Meyer Asserts HOLLYWOOD, Cal., March (UPi -Ralph Kiner, the home run NEW YORK, March 16. (UP) — Seven seeded players, headed by Bit- I ly Taibcrt of New York, and one nn- rankcrt player, Nathan Goldstein of Brooklyn, clashed ' today in the quarter-final round of the men's £«lil==-!E"E~>-«s slli!l1?=i^M!=!'l:. A move is underway amonVtK' t^ln'u'^ ftctlon ,"?' vnl ' ri plotting ! licad who participate in t h is sport ",„ ihlsjof from ??n T' «)I mcm ' lmlll l>' Mlcl '- -".--•«: "u concneii me city to get the course completed ' read iv securer i. "", " P ""* W'"™ 1 ' 1 "™ '" »» un<iefca(ed S ea- as soon as ixiulhlr ' ! rea ?"> secured here, ami m ndja-! son and the Rose Bowl champion ANN ARBOR. Mich.. March 16 JP)—Herbert O. (Fritz) Crlslcr coach of the University of where he coached the Probably, the course will be the first project to be undertaken, with Copers to Ploy On Roller Skates At Air Base Rink A ncu- sport will be introduced in b-theville tonight, roller ska'.e Playing with regulation basket- Call equipment but with the addi- cent tnwn , > ,,, " ' ? ' Rs "' ar<!c11 ' '!? 1 ' Qf .^ oller skates, Blytheville, composed a team from ot former , ormer High School players, will meet a team from Kennett, Mo., at the Air Base gymnasium which was rccent- ly converted Into a skating rink by Bill Godwin. The game set for 7:30 sensation of 1847. will have a better record this year and the Pitts- torgh Pirates will finish iu the jjftl divisioi singles of the national indoor tennis championships. In women's play, top-seeded Doris Hart of Miami, r'la.. lopped a ~ ~ " "•" i""iui ^images in group of five seeded players and . e "''""• However, the rink game three unninked competitors in the ' = ""' " -- - • 16.1 quarter finals. Those arc" (he two conservative Taibcrt. fifth-ranked player iu (lie country who is seeded first in this tourney, breezed through his third- round match yesterday, defeating Canadian star Henri Rochon, 6-1. •6-4. Miss Hart, the girl who learned DO YOU WANT TO SAVE MONEY? DO YOU WANT THE BEST SERVICE? Of Course You Do! 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Tile Michigan Athletic Board of Control accepted ihc resignation in » special mceflng laic insl night LITTL.F nnr-u' a L >t , aiul :1 PP° ln t< > ri Bennv Oosterbaan, (UP)_p.™? , CKl Ark -' M " rc " '«• backneltl conch, to succeed him <UP) Plan... to, operation ol i | The surprise move flabbergasted Boys to Assist Arkansas Quail Restoration Plan ;ram — . Roller skate basketball is played almost exactly like the regular ca-e E-ame with a few minor changes in the rules. However, the rink game is not quite as fast as regulation basketball and is somewhat rough- Mr. Ocdwin slated that several practice games have been played at the rink and that there was quite a bit of enthusiasm over the new sport among basketball fans Starting lineups listed for tonight's game are.: for Blylhcvillc Gay and Koncycutt at forwards Hodge at center; and Gean and Brock al guards. For Kennett Fuller and Bicwsaiigh at forwards Roper center; and Brooks and Wheeler at guards. , statewide quail restoration nra«ram beginning April i were complcl-l ny the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission here yesterday Executive Secretary T. A. AIcAims explained that the program calls for awards to Arkansas bovs doing tlw most to aid the restoration plan The proposal culls for niantiil • border strips, conlrol of fire and other steps helpful in raising qua.l. The commission also licard a report that work on expansion of tlie. Lake Hamilton hatchery had uc-en completed at a cost or $30 COO Mi-Amis said the hatchery capncitv was increased 60 per cent and now includes 23 ponds covering 12S acres. Wields ll'arner NVm and Short Wtidm-sdny & Thursday "The Roosevelt Story" News and Short 11LYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE, Weekdays K.IX Office upens I!:li0 Sliuw Slarts 6:45 p.m. Kalunlar Box OfHcc Opcnj U;« fjm . Slmw Slart4 l:to p,m. Sunday Bo\ Ofllce Opcni 1:43 Show Starts 2:M THEATRE LUXORA Pride of (he Community" Dial «2St Optm at i:SO p.m.) SUrU 7:00 Tiie.sday "WESTERN UNION" with Roberi Vounj, Rundnlph Scnlt • nil Virginia <lllm«r<- Srrl«:l "Brick Bradford" AIM Shortj Margaret IRVING Sarah SELBY Carol HUGHES Irene RYAN Milburn STONE Wednesday & Thursday "LOVE AND LEARN" wllh Jack Canon, Rohert Ilultnn inrf Martha Vlckera Warner News; AIM Shorls y n jTxw l Siory b, >A3nny Sflfl oftd F'irr A<JJiiiOflal D.olog^a by tlwood Ullm Produced ond Olroctsd by CHARteS BARTON A UNIVUSAt .-105, "THIS LOVE OF OURS". with Clmrles Korvin A Claude Rain* Also C'urtoua Johnny Irish, pocket billiards trick shot, artist, will appear in an exhibition at ihe Pastime Biiliaid Parlor Tuesday night at 8 p.m. , the wizard will be matched :it Snooker with Herbert Pajikey jn ?i a "ii 8 hls filsl "I'Pcarancc m Bly- tneviilc. ; 3/2 SOUTH 22PS7: "SHOULPN'T WE TELL GRArAPAW THAT HE'S EATING MORE THAN JUST SPAGHETTI .?" 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