The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1953 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 14, 1953
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PAGE EIGHT COURIER WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 1953 Ninth Straight Win Recorded by Blytheville Basketballers i Chicks Top Bay 82-64 Thanks to Whirlwind Windup A whirlwind fourth quarter brought Biylheville its ninth straight victory lust night as Hie Chicks downed Hay 82-G<l in a contest thai featured racehorse basketball all the way. '• * Score by lUarlers showed Blytheville leadit.g all ihe way: 21-18. 39-37 and 03-57. But the Chicks weren't home fi-ce until that final quarter when they picked up 19 pftlnU while flay was Title Bout Hangs On Site Question 1BC President Wants . Mafciano-Walcott Scrap in Chicago ...1 By .1IUKIi.ll' ROSE NEW YORK, 1.4V—Boxing's now Board of Review gets as Its first case one of the oldest problems In boxing: where to have the heavyweight championship bout. The days-old board, set up by the New York Slate Athletic Commission nnd the National Boxing Association, will attempt to .settle n disagreement which threatens to block plans for heavyweight Champion Rocky Mnrclono's April 30 return bout with former Champ Jersey Joe Walcotl. Promoter. Jim Norrls, president of the International Boxing Club. Wants tile fight In Chicago. No put it. Chicago Ton Small But Felix Bocchicchio, Walcotl's manager, insisted that Ihc scrap be in Atlantic City's Convention Hull, (iG,000 seating capacity) or the Miami Orange Bowl (75,000). Ho contended the Chicago Stadium's 20,000 seats were not enough. When the argument reached this point, the New York-NBA board look over and called for Norrls nnd Bocchicchio to produce contracts at a Friday morning meeting here. "We want lo take a look at the contracts and see if we can't straighten this matter out," said George Barton, president of the NBA. He forms the bonrd with Bob' Christenberry, chairman of the New York commission, and Commissioner Abe Greene of ihe NDA. Oilier Problems Settled Norris was nettled over the stumbling block. He had expected to announce yesterday that the fight was all set. "If Felix wants the ffghl Indoors, It will have lo be in Chicago," said Norrls. "He bad it nil his way for the tight in Philadelphia. Nosv It's my turn." "We're agreed on all terms except for tho site," the promoter added. "Al VVeill 'mamirrcr of Mnrclauo) has agreed to Chicago. We can gross 5860,000 there with an extra $250.000 to $300,000 for television. We could block out Chicago and Milwaukee. Where cnn we do any better financially?'* Asked what be thought llie outcome would be. Norris said, ''I believe Felix is bluffing, He'll go lo Chicago." That was ilie general opinion of most observers. Bocchicchio Is .fully aware that he no longer lias tile champion and that he no longer can dictate terms. Good Fielders CINCINNATI fAP) — Although the Cincinnati Reds finished sixth In the filial 1952 National League standings, they almost came out on top iti the fielding department. The Brooklyn Dodgers ekecl out in front childress 21 with a .9921 average while the Red;, had a .9817 mark. Ted Kluszcwskl led the first basemen in fielding for the second straight year and Grady Unit on led the second stickers in the senior loop. Rose Works On Porker Mistakes Disappointed, Not Surprised Over Losses Steers Top SWC Cage Picture . - , W) — Dlsap- IcttinR only seven. | pointed but not surprised, big CJlen The Chicks led by a mere 64-00 ' loso 8 acs to work today, in ' ' only 5:45-left In the """"' •-•---••-• llnal with [rame. Then Mom roc Holland and Red Childress got one each and Bobby Hill. In the Rnme for Donald Gen- Iry, who fouled out, came through with two quick and well-executed layups to send niylhevllle into a 13-82 lead with 2:40 remaining. O'llrfen Score*' Johnny O'Brlon dribbled the length of the court, for a tayup and took a nifty pass from Tommy Mosley for another and the Chicks had a 77-82 margin with 1 '.n remaining. Mosley lilt from (lie cornel' and a free throw and Chlldrcss' field goal finished the scoring. Thus the Chicks capped their ninth In a row with their fanciest liall-liandllng exhibition of the year before a nearly-packed house. Of Holland's 30. potnis. 28 came from the field. He hit 14 of 34 field goal tries for 41 percent. Montroc picked up four fouls early In the game and took things 'easy In Die second linlf. !le had 18 points In the first half. Childress hit nine of 20 field soal attempts for a 45 percent average and 21 total polnis. IDs six markers In the final ciuar- tcr made him top man in that period. Hill, reserve guard and forward, had a perfect night from the floor „ s " ld m °; st °' llle leam ' s with three for three practice time this week would be with three for three. Mosley ,Sacb.<t 13 Tommy Mosley's eye was better last night. The speedy guard hit six times In 16 attempts for a 40 percent average. His dribbling, ball hamllinj; and fill-around floor work showed improvement, too. Gentry hit on only three of eleven before fouling out, but still looked good in eotng after rebounds and working the bnll tinrtcr the basket to Holland and Chlldrres. AM told. Ihe Chicks fired In 38 of B3 field gonl tries for a 41 percent average. . nay shot from the floor 09 'times and sank 26 for 38 percent. Underwood, smooth working Bay center, (trapped In a cool SO ncrccnt of his shots with et<!h[ ot 15. Pnllev. sharpshootintr Bav guard plunked eight of 18 through to get a 44 ucrn^nt. average. : Hall Hawk* Slilne Although Holland ivns the ble man in more ways than one. it was the work of the low-scoring hall hawks — Mosley, O'Brien nnd Hill, along with Childress — that spelled (he big margin In the fourth quarter. O'Brien moved back lo Gentry's Kilnrd slot when the latter fouled out and although he only hit on three (at nine), he got those when the chips were down. He collaborated with Mosley on a fine display of bnll-hamlllngi drlb- bling and passing in the fourth period. Next scheduled same for the Chicks Is at Milan, Tenn., one week from Friday. I'"S. Bay Pullev 1C Hill 10 Underwood 20 Isbcll 14 Smith 2 Rose „ ,„ ,,„.„ L.JU U effort (o keep his Arkansas'Razor- backs in the Southwest Conference basketball race. The Porkers will lake on nice here Saturday night and Baylor Monday night, and any further defeats will Just about kill any hopes Hiey may still cherish for finishing atop the Conference. Coach Rose traced the Icaguc- .icnliig losses at the hands of 1 Texas AfcM and Texas last Satur- lay nnd Monday io weaknesses he minted out at the beginning of practice In November. He said: "We just don't have enough eight and speed and finesse. Our ?ight is good for a team average 'I out tiill boys are slender am) ;et pushed around under the bas- :t. A&M wn.s shorter but 'out- iboundcd. us, 35 lo 30. "We missed speed In (he Texas tame.. We had a 7-polnt lead at ' \lftlme but we weren't fasl enough ) take ndyniitnge ol Texas,' full court press bj 1 driving in for bassets In the third rjtiarlei 1 and we lissipalcd that lead. Kttort fioml "7'hc boys' effort has been as ;ood as anyone could ask for, but vc're making too many mistakes o win close games." A&M beat the Ra/.orbacks, 56-48, md Tcxns won, 62-57. Rose said most of the team's tevotcd lo developing a defense or Rice's Gene Schwlnirer, whom called "the best cenler In the eague." "We'll be lucky to hold Schwlngcr ) 20 polnls," said llle Arkansas coach. "We'll also emphasize ball j lo see If we can't slai-E making fewer errors such as throw- ng the ball to the other team." niytlievllle O'Brien B Hollnnd .10 Mosley 13 Gentry 6 F C a G Substitutes: Blytheville — Hill 0. Hays. Michael, Privctt; Bay — Henley 2. Now Available in A Variety of Beautiful Colors Tbue are the fintsl sea! covc« you can gel for your Ford car. They are expertly tailored lo fit your c»r or.d lo give you lone life. Available in durable fiber —Ihe malerial lhal breatht«-»nd in handtomt, co'.or-fait gabardine. You hove your pick ofa variety of beautiful colors and pattern!. PrkW l,*m 10 95 THESf GENUINE l.I.OVn ALLHRITTON I'arts Manager SIM COVIH, NOW) Armorel Takes Pair From BurdetteTeams ARMOREL—Both boys and girls .cams of -Armorol really whooped it lip night iti the Tigers homecoming"-contests with Burdeltc. Tlife- boys took cm 1J2-53 verdict while Hie girls iron, 40-18. Armorers boys played without the services of Bruiislmw, their nee center, who wns out of town Inst night Hudson plimipcti through 3- points for tlie Armorcl girls. Umdettc's U>ng rucked up 29 markers lo lend the boys' scorers Betty Jo Byiumi, Artnorel senior fts crowned homecoming queen b> Cnptnln Fenton Oickson. Her mnlds were Bobbie LoU Frances Dyer, Obcrla Webb nnd Dyer. GIRl.S I'os. . P. . . P. . . P. . G. . G. . O. Annitrel Lett G Dyer Hudson 34 Webb Dyer Jot] ps Dunlcite .. Nnsh . Bevlll i ... Price 9 .,. Yotm Stovit Tj-e Substitutes: Annorcl — Odom, Beard; Diirdctte—Thornton, Pcr- klns. BOYS Armorcl Fos. Burdcltt Garrison S ... ' P Treece 16 P Ettbaiiks Ashmorc H .. C Long 29 Cnrinon 12 .. G Garner Dickson 23 ... G Gore Substitutes: Annorcl — odom Cooper 2, Bassett 7, Dobbs 1, Mor ris 2: Burclettc—Jinyuc 4. Hlggin. 7, Rutherford 2, Quarks. in Dyess in Two Cage Wins Over Luxora LUXOHA _ Dy«s won two three games from Luxora here 1 night with th Panthers salvagi one by posting n 65-33 B boys w The Pantheicttes. slowed by '... juries to key personnel, were unabl to hold a slim first half lead, a fell in an upset loss 55-49. Lewis of Luxora paced the girl with 29 points xvhlle Taft of Dyes had 28. In the feature attraction, Coac' Tom Parks' rangy Eagles, coiuiri crcd n shoo-ill for both county an district laurels, grabbed the lea after five minutes of play and wet never hearted. Final scoie was 82 54. Kimbiell of Dyess was high poln man In the boys game wilh 22, fol lowed by Mahaw of the visitor nil 18. The lineups: Boys I'os. F F Luxora Towles 14 B. Tnte B Johnson 4 White 14 R. Trite 2 Substitutes: Ores Ktmbrcll Bonds Lemons Maliaw Crisivell G Uixorn — Tucker Gentry 2. Simllins S, Thweatl 2 Dyess — Rogers. Ingle, Grey, Hal C. Jones, 1. Hlce's wide-awake Owls last, night 'hlte-washed oAe surprising dark- orse In the Southwest Conference asketbMl race nnd Saturday night el a chance to catch up with anther. The Ovls walloped Baylor. 76-Q3, o knock Baylor out, of a share of le lead and hand the Bears their irst conference licking of the sca- on. In tlie only other conference ame Tuesday night, Texas Chrls- : nn let loose some pent up feelings •Itli n 67-:i6 victory over hapless "exas A&M. The victory gave Bice two wins gainst no losses In championship lay and a percentage wise share f the top spot with the University f Texas, which has three victories gainst no defeats. Rite and Hojs Play Saturday The Owls take on Arkansas Sat- 'I'day night. A win would just bout, eliminate the Porkers from ontentlon and nail down the la- orite's mantle which seems to have ettled over Rice. Rice piled up n 30-8 advantage lefore ten minutes had elapsed, leld a 44-23 lead at the hull and was never seriously threatened. John staifccy of Baylor took Individual scoring honors with 28 and Boosted his lead as the conference's cading scorer. Rice's John Schwlng- er, top scorer for ihe season, scored 11 points and Buzzy Bryan of Rice netted 18. Everybody on the TCU srjuad had a hand In routing A&M, playing minus Us star center, I.eroy Mikseh, who was stricken with flu and confined to his hotel room with 104 degree temperature. Henry Ohlen paced TUU'S scoring spree with 17 points. Two Frog regulars, Virgil Baker and Ray Warren, didn't enter the game until the second half. Osceola Glovers Win Another OSCEOLA—Osceola High school's mittmen travel to Senath, Mb., tomorrow nfght for their fourth fistic i engagement of the season. Monday night, the Purple and Gold glovers won a 3-2 decision at Brownsville, Tenn.- A flu epidemic cut the number of matches down. Burdelte's J. W. Gore, Golden Gloves veteran, won a first-round, 31-second knockout. He has recently joined the Osceola team. There Is a possibility that Ihe Osceola team will appear at home Saturday night if final arrangements for a match can be completed. Keiser Gets Split with Osceolans KEISER—Osceola's girls and Reiser's boys came through with victories )n a pair of games played here last night. As usual. Katfe Watson ot Osceola was the scoring star. She pushed 3« points' through as her team won 40-28. Reiser's boys took a 51-33 decision as Osceola Co«ch BID Beall emptied his bench In giving his youngsters experience. Osceola used 14 men while Kelser used 11. Cockerham of Kelser had 14 to lead the scoring. Girls fas. P. P. P. Veteran Ellis Clary is Named Most Valuable in Southern Kelser Cockerham 11 Creecy 8 ... Johnson 2 Shoemaker 7 Amos B. Hall OsccoU Spiers 4 Cone 9 ...... K. Watson 16 KcndiicJcs G. Peepers G. Lowe G Substitutes: Osceola — I. Watson, Donaldson, Wilson, Butler, McGar- rlty, Roper: Kciser — Bulleton, Staggs, Kennedy, Parnell, Daros. Boys fos. Kelser Brock 7 ., Dickson 12 Cockerham 14 ... Craflon 5 Wilbanks 7 Osceola Rogers 4 ...... F. Llndsey 7 .... F, Holobaugh 5 •.. C. Dunn 4 Burch 10 G. G. NEW ORLEANS Iffi — Second* Baseman Ellis Clary, a 30-year-old veteran ot 16 professional baseball seasons, won. the Southern Association's most valuable player award /or 1952. He nosed out Pitcher Al Sima, his teammate on Chattanooga's pennant-winning Lookouts In a poll of sports writers conducted by Bob Phillips of the Birmingham Post- Herald. Results were announced today by Charles Hurth, president of the Class AA league. Third fn the voting was New Orlean's power hitter. Outfielder Prank Thomas. Clary sparked the infield play ot the Lookouts and batted a hefty .311 for the season. Sima won 24 games and lost nine. The 1951 MVP award went to Little Rock's Hal Simpson. Bobby Layne, Detroit Lion quarterback, was an outstanding pitcher at Texas U. He was undefeated in 26 college games over a three- year span. Utah State mid Brighani Young have played two nip and tuck football games the last two seasons. State won recently. 27-26, but In 1951 BY scored by 28-27. Substitutes: Osceola — Cone, De- spaiti, pose 1, Duclos 2; Phillips. Pinkerlon, Faulkner, Strickland; Keiser — Camp 4, Scudder, Staggs, Petty. Hayes 2. Sepherson. He Can Golf His Age AUSTIN, Tex. liP] — You often hear the oldsters boast that theycan,^ shoot a golf score equal to their Hed Gober cnn do it and in his casa it's quite an accomplishment because he's 66 years old and a 66 Is good on anybody's course. Gober's athletic career Is'fantas- tic. He played baseball in the Pacific Coast League 40 yenrs ago", didn't take up golf until he was 53 and this year lie has shot three rounds of 63. Powerful hands and wrists are the secret of Ma golfing success. He has a wide open stance and a three- quarter backsiving but when that club head getfi near the ball those powerful wrists come iiito piny. Ha lashes drives past the 250-yard marker regularly. Gober not only outdrives those he's playing with but he'll outwalk them, too. Gober played baseball in the Pacific Coast League with Los Angeles 111 1911-12-13. He slict a 03 qualifying for the national public links tournament this year along with the same score in a couple of other tournaments. Head Courier News Classified Adi TEACHERS WIN $1,200 SCHOLARSHIPS IN LSON OIL ESSAY CONTEST »*r>. Kottll**n Brain, 4* grcit teacher In Island, Misi., Consolidated School, plum to vn* her Lion Oil Scholarship to obtain h«r maitbr'i dftgree from George Peabody College tor Teacherj, Nnihvillo, Tenn. MM. train, who i> o widow and *« lole support of her Iwo children, lhat PrirKipal Maggie Moniker wen lolling when ih. >oid, "You're a winner!" Mr«. Martha Blankenshlp, English leacfler in Springfield, Tenn., High School, was so excited about winding. »he couldn't jlecp a wink Ihe mgril she was toW. Described by Principal P. 8. Bell os "o talenled and valuable member of our faculty," Ma. Blankenship it also active in civic and church afiuirs. She will attend eilher George Peabady College or Vonderbill University. Mi§> Katharine Dougherty, 2nd grade teacher in Buena Vista School, Nashville, Tenn., is "one of oyr mosl valuable teachers," T. S. Wode, principol, sold, hi* attributed her exceptional success as o teacher to her love of youirj children. Miss Dougherty, who holds a master's degree, will altend Columbia University, New York City, lo lake special courses in kindergarten worW Essays on "HOW I CAN BECOME A BETTER TEACHER" Bring Full-Year, All-Expense Awards to Ail Three Winners Lion Oil Company is happy to congratulate the winners of the 1st, Teacher-Essay Contest of this school year on the excellence of their essays. To superior teachers such as these, the South and all Another Teacher Contest Now Open! This is tlie time to start preparing yovir entry for ttie current Lion Oil TcflcKer-Essfly contest. For you might easily be one of three winners to receive full-expense, graduate scholarships worth $1,200 each to any university or college you select. Tlie contest is open to teachers in all elementary and high schools in counties where Lion products are sold at the Sign of tl>e Lion. In 1500 words or less, tell "Why My Profession Is Important, to the Future of the South." Mail your essay before midnight of March 1, to Lion Oil Scholarship Fund, El Dorndo, Ark. Kenwmber, this year the judges are giving twice as much credit for "Interest and Originality," so it's your ideas that count tlie most! STUDENTS ... Inter Your Current Contest Yes, high school students, you have still another opportunity \o write an essay and win your chance at a $1,000 scholarship or a Lion Oil Merit Award. Kor this new contest be sure that your entry on "Why I Intend To Keinaui In Tlie South" is in the mail by midnight of Feb. loth. Remember, under the new judging sj'stem, originality counts twice as much as fancy writing. So your thoughts, neatly presented, stand a good chance of winning a Lion Oil award for you. The new three-Mine plan, with 16 prizes per zone (see rules booklet), increases your chance to win. So don't miss this opportunity for a college education, if you live where Lion products arc sold at tlie Sign of the Lion. Be sure to enter both of Ihc student contests (hat remain for this school year! Get details from your principal, or write to: Lion Oil Scholarship Kimd, El Dora<lo, Arkansas. who live here owe much. The progressive outlook and dedicnlion to continued self-improvement revealed in all the essays submitted are especially gratifying and encouraging. Lion Oi] is honored to be able to award these three $1,200 afl- scholarships as an expression of gratitude. With- their aid, these teachers can further educate themselves ... so they may better fulfil their responsibilities lo Southern youth. Judges for this contest were selected from the faculty of Austin Peay State College, Clarksville, Tenn., and were appointed by Dr. Halbert Harvill, president. They were Miss Willie Stevens Dr, George W. Boswell and Mrs. Annabclle Darden. • WHY THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND WAS ESTABLISHED Lion Oil is part-and-parcel of the South, employing more than 2,600 persons, with an annual payroll of more than $11,000,000. Lion Oil manufactures more than fifty petroleum producta which keep the wheels of Southern industry, transportation and agriculture spinning. Lion's nitrogen fertilizers enrich ,the soil of Southern farms . . . help Southern farmers produce more and better crops. The Scholarship Fund is Lion Oil Company's means of saying, "We believe in the South ... are eager to assist its sons and daughters ... our good neighbors. We're proud to be 'Home-Folka—Good Neighbors!' " LION OIL COMPA NY il DORADO, ARKANSAS

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