The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 23, 1953 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 23, 1953
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(ARK.)' COURIER NJ3WS Tennessee; HlyflieviJle's Clik'JmsawK wore to leave for Tennessee today to revenge o n e of t It c i r wo 1952-53 senson losses. Last night, Hit Junior High Papooses look a 3<1 - U2 decision at L o a c h v i 11 c's gym- lasinm The influenza epidemic hasn't * parwt Conch Jimmy Fisher's plitcks, who take on Milan tonight. j I!nl) Chlldrcss and Tommy Mosley jjaniL 1 Ixick to practice this week iftcr being out for several days, ; 'And Fisher points c:;t that the cam't had n "real good", ooitoml since the inkUtle of last reck. Milan is one of two teams which •pds listen Blythcvtlte this your. Hrojiiicd Opener .. The Chicks opened the season t.'ltli Milan at Holey Field KJMII- puKlum and (he visitors came olt vlth'n 13-54 derision. Since that time, however. Milan ins lest to Huinboldt, Train., wlilcli n (urn has been defeated by Bly- ..hevjllc. } Also, since dropping its first two 'j^aines, BJythevfUe lias swept through nine consecutive games without a defeat and picked up the Northeast Arkansas Invitational tournament crown in the process. 1 Tha Chicks will slay overnight 'in Tennessee and will play Humbold t tomorrow ntylit. Coach Harold Stockton's crew .didn't have quite as tough n tliiic as the final score might Indicate. The Paps lield a.10 point advantage as tha fourth quarter l>eKan 'and Stockton emptied his ijencli. All told, ten Paps saw action In the game. The regulars had to come In in tlie final two minutes, however, to 'stall :'B Lcachvllle rally. Akers, Jones. 'Abbott, and Hoclae led Papoose scoring, Akers had 11, the others seven. Blythcvllle Hodge 7 ... Isaacs Abbott 7' ... Akers 11 .. 'Jones 7 .... 1'os. . p. . p. . o. , o. o. (.ca'ciivlllo Atkisson 1C ,... Ward 0 ..... Bell 1 . ThwoaU'4 2 Substitutes: Blylhcvllle — Vail, 'Huffman, Stanley, IJrrttelier 2; Leachvllle—Welnberg, Wells, Car! gyle. ' : Keep De Marco Idle BOSTON (;P>— A sprniiifti ru.kic. sulfcred doing road work will keep' New ,York lightweight Pndtly Do Marco out of his fAciUiled riatlon- nlly-televlscd boxing bottl with Dabc Herman of Los Angeles t.l Boston Arena Saturday night. .'• [' De'_Marco originally was sighed to . nieutr lightweight coiit-iBrj'" 1 i Johnny Qohsalves of Oakland, Cfll!, but Gonsalves contracted n case of poison oak. Then yesterday De Mai co's Injury was announced by promoter Sam Sllvcrmaii' of the Callahnn A. C. neplachig De Marco In the ten rounder will be Harold (Baby Fncc) Jones of Detroit. The fight wilt' go on the Ameilcan Broadcasting Com- England Hcrnmn pany cable with New blacked out. Jones and each hold a decision over lhe other. Bisrdette Junior Boys Winners BURDETTE—Burdcttc and Luxora junior teams split two basketball, najncs here last night with tHo Burdette boys and Luxora girls winning. In ths first gome the local Pirates dropped n ID-17 decision t'o the Panther sextet in a thriller but In the nighlmp the Pirate boys came roaring back to take a decisive 43-25 verdict, over the visitors. . The junior Pirates' next home game is Monday night when they ta!;e on Osceola's junior Semlnoles. The appearance of the Syracuse football team in (he Orange Bowl y,i:i mark the first i\ost-Feason .um *\ i-i;u. *. c.j^ hov.'l contest for any Syracuse grid i match with Harold i ,..,.. . . . Hot Stove Lsague- By JOl: JtlllCllI.EIt . NK\V YOIilC, (AP) — Wiisliliijrtoii's IriiiniiiK ciimp nt Oi'tawlo, Kla., will bo n rookies' pjuwllst,'nccordiiiK to no less an iiuthorily thiin Munngcr Puckuy Harris. "There's n place on this club for In the Southern Association, rookie ciitchcr, a rookie second] "I could be wrong," said Harris, baseman, a rookie outfielder and four rookie pllclnrs," Harris point- pitcher who could be a big help " - • cd out. "Some cf IheBO young fcl- lo us ,Jf It means he 1ms 'learned lows reporting to teams*-hke the to pitch," Shna, who has been up Iwfce before, Is 30. Harris' infonnation is Unit he has now actiuitcd heller .•onlrol. plus n change of pace that Yankees or Indians already arc alreaily shut out, but with ington they won't lack for oppor- lunlly," NVptl Soulhpaw greatest need Is n good, starting southpaw. The Sen- look at him In the South," filers' desperation for such a hur- UiHjfcy. Icr drove Harris into trading their rookie sensation, Mike Fmnleles, lo the Chicago White Sox for southpaw Chuck Stobbs. For some reason, Harris Is not ] particularly Impressed with lefty n n *. ... „.,,. .,,, ^,, Hlllllll Al Slma, the bespectacledgraduate Class B League lasl year lefthander, M-ycar-olcl Dean Stone, carries the recommendation of farni director Ossle Blueg The G-i, 210-pound Stone won 17, lost 10 and .had an earned run ivenige of 3.18 at Charlotte In a from Chattanooga despite his mark of 24 Victories and nine defcals And Finds Few; Graham Leaves For West Coast By JACK HANI) NEW YORK M — Ulls Angel Pirpo. the "Bull of the Pampas" in (ho golden '20s, wan watching the current crop of boxers do their stuff at Stilimnn's Gym.- ', '-.'Very few good heavyweights," he said through an interpreter. "In Argentina we have good bantam, welter and middle. Cesar Brlon Is our only good heavyweight, lie good fighter but too bad he no punch." Jftrpa, reportedly a millionaire, said he has "three or tour" ranches near Buenos Aires, covering some 12,000 acres. He has 7,000 head of cattle—sonic bulls but no fighting bulls. Just eallng bulls. He came up for lhe boxing wrll- ers dinner Insf week and will rc- nialn another week, renewing old acquaintances. There arc six candidates for the ieconcl base Job but Harris Indl- iatcd the Job will go to one not now on th-_. iYjsier. The Invited 14 nest 1.1 l.eroy Dlctzcl, the young man ivlioin Harris long has envisioned as his regular second baseman. Dietxel ,was nut nearly all season with a leg fracture that was a duplicate of a similar one in 1951. If ho Is sound, Harris says no one can beat Dlctzcl out of lhe keystone Job, but (he discouraging 'net Is that (he Washington team physician Is not satisfied with the manner In' which lhe break is knitting. Hack for another try at the second base Job arc Ocne VerWe, pepper-pot from Chattanooga and Jerry Sliyclcr, obtained from the Vupkees last,slimmer. Wayne Ter- ivilliger, imreliiisccl from Montreal, Is another candidate. J.cs Pcden, drafted from the Pacific Coast League, is given a chance lo wrest the regular calch- Ing job away from Mickey Grasso. Bob Oldis and George Bradshaw he meant he wouldn't oven begin are Hie other new receivers. Glen Buck) Vnrnor, 22-year-old outfielder who baited 290 at Chattanooga. Is up for « look, as Is First Baseman [toy who drove In 03 runs. Fred Taylor, the cx- colleglnn, also is' back for n shot at Mickey Vcrnon's first base job. Dllly drnhani'nnd trainer Wlilley Blmstotn left^for the coast and a Los Angeles match next Thursday with Art 'Arntron. . Graham will come right back to New York after the fight because he has an Important 13-rounU Oardcn rcinalch with Joey Qlar- dellb March 0. The- lust lime they met Bob Chrlslenberry made his famous "reversed" decision, giving the nod lo Grahnm after Girir- dcilo was' announced as lhe "unofficial winner." aliirdello's court test of Chrlst- eubcrry's action is set for next Wednesday. With lhe court dale, Graham (1 a Feb. 2 EnsLerti Parkway - match \vith Harold Green. Glrtr- ! dello Is the busiest fighter aronml, KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEV Your Ffiends Know BEAM...World's Finest Bourbon Since 1795 » B.twn Dull* Co, Orarat, Ij.! 30%, not 40%, not 50% Jim Beam is 100% BOURBONl hope I am. lie Is the kind of a he never owned when last with (he Senators. "J want (o lake a long FRTDAY, JAN. 23, 1553 Golden Gloves Start Tonight Vcrnon SUilllngB, Tom Hftrlley, Edwin Junes and Lloyd Stnnfleld (left to right), arc members of Osceola's boxing learn who are scheduled to he on hand tonight for we!gh-lns and first round fighting in the Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves tournament. THo evcul, held annually nl Os- cTolii. promises to be pretty well packed wtlh eager young amateurs, providing Influenza doesn't cause too many to drop out. Many Northeast Arkansas towns have indicated they will send etlhcr complete teams or several toys. Among towns which will IK rep- resented are Osceola, Mixora, Bur- dclle,' .Blytheville, Manila, Dell, Cnraway. TVumaim, West Memphis, Barton, Kclser, Wilson, Joiner, Dycss, Marked Tree and Lepanto. . • Tournament Director C. Franklin Sanders pointed mil that any boxer can enter the tournament without being attached to a learn. Weighing in will begin at- Die Osccola gymnasium around 0 p.m. today and first fights are to get underway at 8 o'clock. Each fighter will be given a physical examination before pollings are made tonight. Marcaano is Dowrvto Han in Catskills l!y GAYIE TAI.nOT NEW YORK (Al') —- Just'in wise there's any monkey business going on in the present messed-iip heavy-weight, situation, Rocky Mui'dano, the champion;' is not goinsr o be wuisht looking out the window- . I ' b The Brockton boiler already Is In (raining up in the Catskills, doing roadwork and limbering exercises, and by next Tuesday or Wednesday he plans to begin box- hiB steadily under the eye of his trainer^ little Charlie Goldman. In a high'school gymnasium at Liberty. N. Y. This looks like a remarkable start In view of the fact that there Is no possibility ftocky will defend his title before April 10. He is pas.sing up many thousands of dollars In exhibitions and persona! appearances in starting the long grind now. Walcotl Wails Jersey Joe Walcott, \vho presumably will bo Marciano's opponent on April 10 at Chicago, said the other day he wouldn't move a Wheel until his manager, Felix Bocchicchio, nocovers from the heart attack which sent him lo a local hospital a week ago. Presumably training until Felix is on his feet, which might be another five or six weeks, Add to this the fact that the Wulcott camp lias not yet agreed to Chicago as (he site of the scrap, and it becomes even more appar ser. has something on his mind ' in makin young gladiator buckle dowir-tb work here in tiie dead of winter. -Al admitted lhe charge. "How do I know what, that bunch is going' to do?" ho demanded suspiciously. "How do I know when they'll make their move? All I know for sure is that whatever happens and when it happens my fighter is going to be in shape. We're not going to sit around and wait frw Ihem to make up their minds.' "Will Be in Shape" It was pointed out to Wclll that Boechicchio, his opposite number,' was, after-all, still in the hospital, a very sick man, and thnt^Wal- colt had shown no signs of "train- ins, being occupied presently in lelliii!; . off* ' Bob Chrisicnberry, chairman of the New York commission. Al's reply to that v,ns an extended silence. "We'll be in shape." he finally said. "We've signed a contract to fight Walcott on April 10 and we'll be ready. Personally, I think they'll agree to fight in Chicago any day now. To start the champion's train- scries of exhibitions In Manila. Tokyo and Guam which would have netted $80.000. He between S70.0DO and Indicated Hits was proof enought tbat he considered the move urgent. We said we assumed Hint with such a long siege ahead of him In lhe jnounlnlns (he champion had been permitted to take his pretty wife and newborn son along. "Certainly not," Al said indignantly. "You know I don't stand for anything like thai." OsceoSa, Armore! Juniors Divide 03CEOLA— Osceola's Junior girls and Armorers boys won basketball games played, here last nigli.t Paced by Annabeth Morrow's 23 points, the junior bsceolaus won a 29-13 decision. Betty Bowies hail the other six points. Cockrarn and Hughes had eiglit each for Annorol. Patterson pumped In 20 markers as Armorers junior bays won 3314. Peeper got and Lindsey Pro Moguls Start *•....Annual Rules Fi By RALPH BERNSTEIN PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The peaceful operation o£ nmking a bonus choice and. drafting college players out of the way, National Football League owners rolled up their sleeves today and prepared for their customary knock down ((ragout, fight over organizational problems. ' The. 12 'franchise owners, their American to the National Confer PHPffll MinMnnnt.r- *. .. A l.^_ i ._ - _ . _ " * V-VJIJILT- ™ l of 350 CO<1C "° S layers In a ,l S ll,^*'^!l c , n ._ c ™P:- ^iVrBalUmow'hnveli 0 ' 1 '"'" 1 " lean spot. Enter Eagles would think that makes easy with Baltimore not burgh quite willing to switch. But enter the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles, while not making any official statement, are reported to oppose the moving of Pittsburgh. The Eagles, II Is said, feel tbat they went along playing the Steelers twice a. year when the Pittsburgh entry was in bad shape. Now dial the Steelers have a pretty, good club, lhe Eagles can RCO some pretty good gates for battles ' with their intrastate rivals. nooney would solve lhe whole Ihing by having (ho leaguo play n round robin schedule which means that fans in each league city would get to see every team in the NFL over a two-year per-od. He doubts his round-robin idea will get lo first base, though. general drafted n 14-hour si leeu of (he Including the —were grabbed for post graduate work In the field of football. The biggest .surprise choice In Ilie entire draft came at the outset,, when' the San Francisco 49ers won (he bonus pick and snapped up Harry Babcoek, Georgia University's pass, snatching end. Forty - niner officials said they passed up the host of illustrious all-America talent to get Babcoek because (hey need an offensive end who can catch long passes. Babcock, Ihcy said, was lhe best around in college rank.^ lasl year. Smaller Squads When Bert Bell calls the annual moetlntf lo .order for its second .session, four Kerns are certain to be brought front and center: 1. A proposal to lower the player limit from 33 to 30. 2. Placing gf Baltimore in one of the league's two divisions. 3. The 1053 schedule. 4. Raising or lowering lhe guarantees to visiting teams, Each problem has plenty of pros and cons among the owners and squabbles appear inevitable. Only one thing seems certain. It lakes 10 voles out of 12 to pass .n issue. The usual procedure in this league is for the owners to spend hours arguing and then give up and ask Commissioner Bell lo solve the mailer. It wouldn't surprise anyone if Bell had lhe final say on everything. The proposal to lower lhe player limit has the support of the commissioner, some of the owners and none of (he coaches. The Idea is to cut about $15,000 to $20,000 off the salary department. Bell has recommended economy all lhe way down the line to" lessen the risk of big losses for the losing clubs. The Baltimore Story The job of. placing Baltimore in one of tiie two conferences Is sure to provoke a floor tight. Bell says Baltimore has replaced Dallas in the National Conference, which includes most of the western teams on 11 geographical basis. Don Kel- lelt, general manager of lhe. new Baltimore team, says he doesn't care where his (earn operates. Some of the other owners do care. George Marshall of the Washington Redskins wants Baltimore in the American Conference, or eastern sector of the league..He wants to play Baltimore twice a season to build up what Marshall claims is a natural rivalry between the two teams which operate 30 ence where he insists they belong. Art Rooney, owner of the Plils- Y League Games Set For Saturday Regular games of the "Y" Church basketball leagues will be played at the High School Gym Saturday. The intermediate league for boys 17 years and under begins play at 9:00 a.m. and the junior league for boys under 14 years starts nt 1:00 p.m. I The schedule: Intermediates S:00 a.m. Trinity Baptist vs. First Baptist. 10:00 a.m. Lake Street Methodist vs. Church of the Immaculate Conception. 11:00 a.m. Promised Land vs. First Methodist. Junior I.engue 1:00 p.m. First Baptist vs. Christian-Presbyterian. 2:00 p.m. First Methodist vs Church of Christ. -' : The Cincinnati Reds will play 32 spring training games In Florida. Twelve of them will be played at Plant Field in Tampa. Muiry Dickson of the Pirates had the . dubious distinction of jrsinsf the most games, 21,-giving up the most homers. 26, and yielding the the National miles apart. Marshall would send ent that Al Weil>, Rocky's mnna- he, had turned down offers for V F YOUR CAR VIBRATES, YOUR WHEELS NEED CORRECT NCING! Again Next Week You can gel your wheels balanced by expert mcclinnics nt IMlll.UI'S nl tremendous savings. 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