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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 27, 1952
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SATURDAY, DEC. 27, 1952 RLYTHKVILLR (ARK.) COUHIKK NEWS Chicks Return .to Play Forrest City Wednesday After a layoff forChristrmis, Blylhoville's Chickasaws got back to work last ni K lit as Ihey looked toward then- Jn-sl gamo in tlie Northeast Arkansas Invitational Basketball Tournament in Joneslioro on Wednesday. And Coach Jimmy Fisher is faced with the almost impossible task of keeping his squad improving at its same pre-Christmas pace. FSsher, who returned yesterday from Christmas spent In his native Arlcadelphia, Ark., home, called a workout for last night at Haley Flrld gymnasium. The chicks meet Forrest City at 9 ^o'clock Wednesday morning. JR II they get by that one. they'll meet, the winner of the Trumann- Pocahontas game hi the. t quarter finals Thursday night. v Lions In Same Bracket Lcachville could well be the Chicks' opposition in the semifinals of the Jor.esboro tourney. The Lions are in the lower half of Blythcville's bracket and face .Wynne In their first game at 9 o'c'ock Wednesday night. They can go to the semifinals by taking that one and the winner of the Paragould-Rector contest. Hay, Hoxie and Newport arc the big names In the upper bracket. Bay and Hoxie meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday and Newport plays Walnut Ridge at B;30 Tuesday night. If Blytheville can pick up where it. left off before Christmas, the Chicks will he tournament toughies. They opened the season with lasses to Milan and Jackson, Tenn., on successive nights. But they showed vast improvement in defeating Tech High of Memphis and Caruthersville, Mo., In their final pair of games. Coach Fjsher looks for Fnrrest City to be one of the best teams his club will face tills year. The Mustangs were edged out by _stale champions p|ne Bluff by one Wfclint last yenr and have'reportedly •""isst but little from that club. Joe Emerson Ranking Netter LITTLE HOC1S «| -- The Little Rock Tennis Association yesterdaj ranked C. H. Hixson of Ft. Smith as Araknsas' No. 1 player ant placed Litlle Rock's Jay Freemar second. Joe Adams of England was rank ert third by the association Idol of Bobby Soxers Aims at Chuck Davey By JACK IIAXD NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Marline;;; darllnjf or the Palcrson, N. J., bobby sox funs, has taken anolhci- giant step towfinl Rookie of the Year honors. Now lit's aiming toward Cliuck Davcy. Although young Vinncl may nol i manager. "We're aiming for a shot, T n »-*\nblla III Q c«i.>n. Ink...... ._ _. «.._... _ ••*'& '"* I" .3HU be a rookie in a strict interpretation of the rule, he was just another obscure welter until he hit the headlines in. 1952. After a six-month layoff because of bad hands following an exciting win over Sammy Giuliani last June, Martinez picked up whore he left off by scoring a technical knockout win over Don Williams last night at Madison Square Garden. The end came at 1:35 of the ninth round when Referee Ruby Goldstein decided" the Worcester, Mass.; veteran of 71 pro fights had enough. Martinez never was able to knock Williams off his feet hut his fast hands handed out stiff punishment, rocking his man several times and opening a cut over his right eye. Referee Goldstein anil Judge Art Aidala had It 80 afler eight and Judge Amerigo Schiavone saw it 5-3, The AP card-was 7-1. "We're going to keep him busy now," said Tex Pelte, .Ma'rtinez's at Chuck Davey. sight IIOK- we haven't any definite opponent in mind for the next two or three Jlghts, but eventually we want to g'ot Davey." It will be "eventually" because Davey Is supposed to gel a welter title shot at Kid Gavilan before the winter is over. Martinez will have to wait in line. "I was pacing myself," said Mantinez. "Afternll, I hndn' fought In six months. I got a little tired a couple of'times, but I paced myself. I didn't want to run out o gas," Among the crowd of 5,951 tha contributed to the house of $18,791 best Garden gate in severa months, was a 300-slrong detega tion from the plant Where Martinez works as a drafts man. Martinez must have convincet Iho customers. He made such an impression on tlie bloody .and bat tered Williams that he decided to quit the ring. North Aerials Figure To be Tough for Rebs MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Southern hospilnlitj won't extend to the football field when Yanks and Kebb tangle this afternoon in what may be one of the hardest- fought games in Blue-Gray history. Ending a wee-K or rough practice,, standard Time (2-30 n n nth r-fi mile r-nllnrl ntiUc l rt »,- n 14.v, iniiv. K...JU |J.1| IVAchille Starter Detroit's fourth; Jimmie Bell, Little Hock' f'ftli ; Bill Dunklin, Pine Bluff, fixt'a: Jack Exail, Hot Springs, seventh; George Cari.itianos, Hot S v -i-;n»s, eighth; Joe Emerson. Jo:t2Sboro, ninth, and Mike M~h.iffey, Little Hock. 10th. M:Halfey also was named to the Absolution's Junior Davis Cup E-imtl, composed of the state's best yr-iii" tennis players. Others selector! on the squad were Shelby r..-ewer of Little Rock. Glen Land of Jonesboro. Bart Roach of Little Hock and Stuttgart. V Raymond Woodall of both camps called quits lo prelim Inaries yesterday and chose co- captains for the annual scrap in whic) the capital of the Confederacy. Tackle Jack Little of Texas A and end Lloyd Colteryahn of Maryland win be front-line generals for the Qrays. The Yanks'' battlefield bralmvork will be handled by tackle Gordy Scrr of .Michigan State and Purdue tackle Bill Brunei-. . The boys from up north have wor. — .. — ------ — i- ..". .-. .... .^ 11 * j "* " wiDhini uuuniurniiac only four of the 13 games. Last Defensively, however they look year they lost, 30-14. ' • : ..... ' _ Head Coach Ein Engle of Penn State, aided by Bert Ingwersen of Illinois and ex-Harvard Coach Dick Harlot- has fused a powerful pass- Ing attack with a tricky defense system they believe thTit will get them to the Heb goal line , Ted Marchfbroda and portsider Lou d'Achille of Indiana will do the Blue tossing. March! broda led the nation in total offens this yea with 1,813 yads, 1,637 o the nion 103 completed passes. D'Achille, who probably will star at quarterback, threw 19 successfu aerials for 1,025 yards. The Rebel offensive looks capa ble of a wicked counterattack '.'.I weak. Ray Oraves of Texas A&M w!l quarterback the South and als handle the passing. Clemson's Frank Howard is heat coach of the South. With him ar Coaches Ray George of Texa and Murray Warmath' o ,. .... ......... „,„.. kickoff time at 1:30 p.m., Central Mississippi Slate. S M U, Aggies, Arkansas in Action DALLAS W) — Southern Methodist plays Texas A&M and Arkansas clashes with Arizona tonight to complete the first round in the Southwest Conference pre-season basketball tournament. Baylor and Rice already are In the semi-finals and will meet Monday night. Baylor slammed Texas, 57-13, and Rice was easily downed Texas Christian, 08-iS, last night in the opening games. Arkansas, the pre - tournament favorite, takes on Arizona, th» visiting team, at 9 p.m. (CST). Southern Methodist and A&M tangle »t 7:30. KOM Glum Coach Olen Rose brought his Arkansas team In last night and laid he feared the boys would be a trifle ragged in their first game. "We haven't worked out since last Saturday." he explnined. 1 "The team has been home for Christmas." Rice became a heavy favorite to go Into the finals. In Its smooth victory over Texas Christian, the defending champion In this tournament. Gene Schwingcr, talented Rice center, led a scoring splurge that had the Owls In a' comfortable lead all the way. Schwlnger, accounted 'for 21 points with a minimum of effort. Bean Rally Baylor came back strong in the here, last, half to beat Texas. Th'e Bear were trailing, 30-25, at the inter mission but changed their defens to clobber the Texas screens am held the Longliorns to 13 points th last two periods. Meanwhile, th Bears were getting 16 per quarle with big John Starkey leading th way. Starkey scored 21 points am was aided and abetted by Tomin Strnsburgcr and MurrRy Bailey, whi accounted for 23 between them. George Scaling scored 21 point for Texas but didn't have as mud help as Starkey. Casey Spudded In Today MAGNOLIA, Ark. Stengel No. 1, an W— The Casey oil well near spudded in today while it-s owners, Dick Burnett of Dalla* and several baseball greats standby. Burnett, owner oi the Dallas Club of the Texas League, took in the baseball men as partners in the oil well at the recent winter baseball meetings in Phoenix, Ariz. The well is named for the manager of the New York Yankees. On linnri with Burnett will he partners Carl Hubbell. onetime southpaw great of the New York Giants; Manager Paul Richards of the Chicago White Sox; manager Phil Cavaretta of the Chicago Cubs; 'Manager Charley Grimm of the Boston Braves: Manager Steve O'Neill of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Pinky Hlgglns, former star Infielder of several American League clubs. Read Courier News Classified Ads Play Advances In Spa Tourney HOT SPRINGS (/P) _ Bismarc meets Hot Springs and Jesslevlll clashes with favored Pine Bhi here this morning In the semi finals of the second annual Chris mas Holiday Invitational Baske ball tournament. Winners of the semi-final con tests meet at 8:30 tonight for th championship, won last year b Ft. Smith, losers of the mornln games will inngle in a consol tlon contest at 7 p.m. Bismarck, n pre-tourney favorlt with Pine Bluff, slipped I Sheridan ,59-51, In a first rour game yesterday. Their semi-fin opponent, host Hot Springs, ac vanced with a 50-29 first round w over Springdnle. Pine Blulf. 1951 state baskelba title winner, advanced from th opening round of play with a r sounding 7!-3l victory- ovi Bauxite. Jcssleville squeaked t McCrory 57-51 in the lust openh day attraction. PAGE rivi FULL STEAM AHEAD—College basketball picks up momentum as "teams really get into rugged schedules. Among the nation's stick- outs arc Tom Ward, left, veteran Wisconsin guard, and Capt. Jim Van Scoroc. who olavs nlrmtv of guard (or high-rolline Navy. 'n Big Seven Tourney— K. State, Colorado Favored Tonight KANSAS CITY (AP) — Kansas State and Colorado ire favored to wind up the first round of the Big Sever Conference's seventh lire-season basketball tournament ii winners' role tonight. The K-stnte Wildcats, pre-mcet* nd conference championship favorites, will tnke on the Oklahoma Soonera at 8 p.m. (cst). The Colorado H.'ffRloes will meet guest Yale University at SM o'clock. Both opening session favorite* came through with victories lust night. The Kansas Jayhawkers, NCAA champions last season, dropped Nebraska, 76-66, with a last quarter spurt, and Missouri edged Iowa Siatr. 03-61. Born Is T.eadcr D. H. Born, 6 foot 9 inch replacement for Kansas' great Clyde Lovellette of the last three seasons, led he \vlrnfnj. nttnc't with 10 points. R"-U»'! oil Reich came through with olutoh goals, n total oi Jour, and was a standout ball hawker. With five Nebraskans scoring eleven or more points apiece, however, the Cornhuskojs made 11 a real battle until the last minute when the Jayhawks hits two successive free throws and a couple of field baskets. Missouri heltl the early : lead over Iowa State, 21-15 at the quarter and 32-31 at the half, but had to stand off repeated Iowa State rallies for ;h'e victory. Win Wolfong pitched in seven field goals, five of them From long range, and four free throws to provide the Missouri margin of victory, Tall '[/us ' Kansas Stoles towering front line threesome of Dick Knostman, Jesse Prisock. and Jack Carby, all 6-5 or better, make the Wildcats a favorite over Oklahoma. Colorado, which enters the tournament with a 4-1 record, looks good In view of the fact one of Its victories was over the Oklahoma A. and M. Aggies. Another major tourney, the Southwest Conference, got uutler way at Dallla with Baylor upsetting Texas, 57-43, and Rlc« crushing Texas Christian, 68-43. In other major games throughout Ihe country Wisconsin beat California, 64-51, Iowa walloped Oregon. 86-57; Washington again humbled St. Louis. 61-57; UCLA whipped Oregon State. 74-58; Southern California went overtime to down Washington State. 65-60 and Washington of St. Louis nicked Idaho, 61-57. DeSpirito Races After Gold Little Jockey Could Become Track Immortal By TKn METKR NEW YORK (AP> The proverb l pot of gold Is Just aroun tlie corner for Tony DeSpirito. ' Hlches and world fame beckoi the 18-year-old Jockey who Is try ing to shatter a record that ha stood for 98 years In racing nnnnl Already the youngster is in th higher Income brackets with cstl mated earnings of $50,000 for thi year, but that will be a mere dro In the bucket if he rides 13 moi winners by New Year's eve. That would give the Lawrenci Mass., mite 389' winners for t h year and break the record of 38 set by Waller Miller In 1906 an tied In 1950 by Willie Shoemakf and Joe Ctllmone. Failed Yesterday If he makes it — and this ob :rver feels he has n very god chance of doing jt — his name wi become as well known as Ka Sande, Eddie Arcaro and Johni Longden. Little Tony failed to bring In winner In eight tries at Tropics Park yesterday, but his 376 wimiei to date still is more than Sluu maker of Culmone had at the san: time in 1950. Then Oulmone le Shoemaker, 375 to 373. Only a year ago Tony was luck to get a job walking "hots" t Narragnnsett Park. He rode hi first winner at^Sunshine Park, i Florida last January but wps ; little regarded that he was advlsi to seek employment other tha riding. A youth with Jess fortitude pro! ahly would say "the heck with i but Tony kept plugging awny i the best Horatio Alger trsditlo Now he'a on the verge of Lnstlr turf fame. Come on, No. 389! NOTICE OF FILING OF APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR PERMIT Notice IK hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control of the SUite of Arkansas for a permit to sell and diBpenss vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on tlu.premlscs described: 2119 w. Chk'&uawba Avo, Blytheville. Ark. Cage Scores ,By The Associated Press Big 7 Tourney (First Round) Missouri 63 Iowa Stale 61 Kansas 73 Nebraska 66 Southwest Conference Tourne (First Round) Baylor 57 Texas 43 Rice 68 Texas Chrlfitlan « Other Games Wisconsin 64 California 57 Iowa 86 Oregon 57 Washington 61 St. Louis S7 UCLA 74 Oregon State 58 Is Arrive n Dallas; Steers Due Texos Rules As One-Point Favorite DALIES, Tex. (/|>) _ TonnoMoc's wtballcrs come to (own today and nt'll be, one-half the cast In the an. Colfon Bowl football .gnme. Texas, the other principal, flics i tomorrow (nornlng, Thou the boys can get down to rnss tacks in preparing to resume gridiron feud Hint started in whei: Tennessee upset Texas In this very Fame bowl ... , uuu™ n v^icgun oiaie 08 Application is for a permit to be Southern California 65 Woshingto Issued for operation beginning on the I day of Jon. 1953, and to expire on the 30 day.of June 1953. Gordon L. LJntzcnich he 0- A squad of 53 players will arrive his afternoon 4:15 p.m. CST but Bob Neyland won't be with hem. The veteran mentor of the Volunteers is in III health and may lot even see the howl game from stands much less coach the earn. Top assistant coach Harvey Rob- mon will he in charge of 'the Vols is they seek a second victory in the Cotton Bowl. Robinson has been licked by Neyland nf. Ills successor v'hen he steps out of coaching, ex- leclcd to be soon. Texas has been established as a nild favorite to win the game—a imiiar situation to 1951 when the .onghorns were lions In the first lalf but lost their roar in the sec- ind. The LqnBhorns will enter the iame favored by a point and a half. The contest will match teaniK of pposite extremes—Texas, with the .reatest offense the Southwest Con- crence ever saw, and Tennessee vlth the nation's No. 1^ defense. The Texas squad will arrive to- norrow morning at 11:50 o'clock vlth 57 players in the party headed >' coach. Ed Price. Neither team will work out until Monday. Red Roberts Returns to Mot Program - Red Robert. 1 ; and Don McGce wll swap right crosses with Eddie Maione and Jack Welch Monday night i|i Promoter Mike Meroney's weekl; wrestling sho\v. Monday's mutch is due to begin a 8 o'clock, 15 minutes earlier than usual. Tho tag go will be best two _. three falls with a 90-niinute time limit. In the preliminaries, Roberts wll try to part Welch's hair and McCiee lake* on the cagey Malonc. Preliminaries will be limited V one fall each with 30-niliinta Um limits. GOLFER ROSEN— M Rosen, slugging Cleveland third baseman, participated in the Celebrity Day Golf Tournament over Miami Beach's Normandy course. (NBA)' Stute 60 overtime San Jose State 68 Stanford 62 Washington St. Louis 61 Idaho 5T Navy Calif Amphlbs 68 Denver 61 Lewis *: Clark 100 Alaska Univ 53 Snnta Clara 82 Los Angeles Loyola 67 ^.—^ rsK*sx-i*ta*x *^*-g* T* 1 ^**-* j^S-s: _, GRANNIE OAKLEY — Mrs. Harry J. Barton poses with her beginner's luck The 43-year- old urandniothcr of Cumber- laud, Md.. shot a 110-pound doe in West Virginia one day and a 116-pound, six-point buck on her IVTaryland farm the next cocli with one cartridge. It was her first deer huntinc (NtY) East-West Till May be Slippery Murky Skies Forecast For Game SAN FRANCISCO Ul — Slippery oollng nnd damp sklej were h prospect today as Ens'lern gridlroi stars pitted a razzle-dazzle of play and formations against the power lacked West In the 28th renewa of Ihe annual Shrine Oama Kenar Stadium. Desplto lha weather. th» »ta Hum's nearly 09,000 seats hay been sold oul. Tho gamo will b lationally televised over ihe Di nont Network and broadcast b Mutual, starting at 1:45 p.m., Vacl tie Standard 'lime (4:45 p.m., EST Offense Variety A rainstorm swept over the Sa FrnncJsco area last night and occs slonnl rains were forecast todaj Michigan State's Coach Clarenc (Biggie) Mlinn, who led his Sp^i tans to No. 1 ranking in the natlo this season, hag drilled his En squad with 45 plays to be run o the T-formation, the single ar d.oubje wings and making use spreads. University of Washington's Havy Odcll has restricted to a little i n dozen the plays to be rim off tl T-formation by such colleglate'sta as Oklahoma's fleet Billy Vesse... and California's' crunching fullback Johnny OlszeWski. The West remained *. slight favorite. Each head mcjitpr has a spark- ping from his own team In the bucVtield. Don McAullffc was on hand to help Mnmi extend a winning streak unbroken nt 21 straight. Odell has pitching Paul Holnrlch ready for quarterback duties. But be Indicated he would start another brilliant signal caller, Oklahoma's Eddie Crowder, a teammate of Vessels on the Sooners' Big seven champions. New Hog loach Until lanuary 'Early Next Month' Set As Deadline HAILTON, N. Y. «_the nom » i Hal Lahar. head coach at Colgate, has been withdrawn from he Ibt of applicants for the Unl- erslty of Arkansas head football caching job. A Colgate spokesman said last light IhjU Lahar, who conlerred vlth (he University's Faculty Ath- etlc Committee last Saturday, has otifrcd Arkansas Athletic Director lohn Darnhill to remove his name rom Ihe list, of those belns con- Ulercd for the post. ile's Ilappj The Colgate mentor, and former Arkansas assistant, was quoted as aylng that he was happy In his >resent po.sillqn. At Little Rock yesterday, an In- ormed source told the Associated 'rcss that It probably would be 'early January" before Arkansas hires its new head football coach. The University had originally >lanned to have a replacement for he resigned Otis' Douglas by Christmas. The informant said BarnhlU and >robably some members of th« Faculty Committee will attend tho Cotton Bowl at Dallas. He added hat It would be unlikely that a lew coach be named before they eave or while they are away from f'ayettevllle. Benlon ArriVM Jim Benlon, now coach at Arkansas A. & M. and former Ro*or- >nck and pro football stir. «•«• ntervicwed yesterday by the Tao- ilty Committee. The Committee also h» Interviewed J. B. Whltworth, h?aii coach at Oklahoma A._(/P) M.; Norman Cooper, assistant at Louisiana 8t»l« Jniverstty; dome rjones, Okia- loma. line coach; Kennsth Duj, Northeast Oklahoma, Tihieq'uah| Watty Myers, - Texarkana, Tex., High School: Elmer Smith, Southern State College; Frosty England, Arkansas State; Jimmy kararn, former Little Rock JO menjor, a*4 Lahar. Hawaii'Lov«s Pin Sport MILWAUKEE (AP> — . h^as caught on in Hawaii and M & result the Oahu Bowling AMOOU- tioh It th* fasUat BrowVpt froup Affiliated with tha American fowling Congress. ' The Oahu is*ocl«tlon, »l«h J,393 teams, c|hiibed into lift »U<J» according to ABC tiijurei t{ th« end of the 1U5I-52 Reason. With ui Increase In alley beds aviUlftbi* toe league pl^y, ^he Oahu jroup !• run to climb higher befor* tho wd at the current _season. In 1948 -th'era wcri only flv« M- tablishments and S3 Alley- be4f la the association, Tha lat^ r^POri shows 21 places with'108 illojr b*d«, The Cahu group Joined tK« ABO in 1050 and ranked 37th In ABO. Now they are 21st. Fire Up Aptly Nqm«d HALLANDALE, Fla. (AP) — »1r« Up, one of the most aptlj named horses In training, Ii now at Oulf- stream Park ready for the upcoming season. In a recent dls»sirou» fire nt Douglas Park, Ky., wher* more than 60 thoroughbreds were destroyed,'Fire Op was the only horse saved In Trainer Louis Rodrigue?, 1 string. ST U D E B A K ER LU * < to U O BALL HAWK—Easy Ed Mac ouloy, right, of the Boston Celtics, found the 4 c ' cn sc rugger trying to shoot up and'over Mr itehinf, Mihv:<;.' ';es':i nc. .iding sta.'. Viu _"; • ::s we the National Basketball Associ- >lion game. 90-73. (N£AJ BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA W RE STUNG 'Monday, Dec. 29 8:15 p.m. TAG MATCH Red Roberts & Don McGee Edd'e Mc'one & Jack Welch 90 Min. 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