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Blytheville, Arkansas
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SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 1950 W.YTHEVIU.E (ARK.1 COUKIKR NKWS FIVB J. A. Lloyd Among Nation's Top 44 Gridders Considered For Ail-American Tilt 'Wisemen' Pick Former Chick Tribe's '49 Captain Says He'll Accept If Invitation Offered « J. A. Lloyd, lllythcvllle High ihoolS All-American (fickle, !s one ol the top 44 prep footballers of the nation being considered for participation In the second annual high school All-American football game to be played in : Memphis' Crump Stadium Aug. 10, it was announced yesterday. Mose Simms of Oklanomn City, chairman of the Wigwam Wisemen of America's committee in charge of arrangements for the game, safd iu a letter to the Courier News yes- Movie Star's Brother on Mat Card Here PGA is Threatened With Player Revolt Involving 25 Top Pros George Temple _ ^ George Temple, wrestling brother ici-d»y"th!it"iho"c))lcks"iiighly-ratcd of movie star Shirley Temple, will lackl" and captain "is high on the co '"e l ° Blytheville Monday night preferred list of candidates" for to t" k e I«irt in the American Lethe team to represent states west Bl°n's weekly wrestling program at Mississippi River in •,the , Memorial Auditorium. . • ' He will team with Eddie Oossett 1 against Wild Bill Rush and Red ot the game. . Official Invitation Seen In his letter, Mr. Simms stated Roberts in the tag match feature that "I am sure that he will be of- of the Legion's touts. California!! ficially invited just as soon as the committee-meets." Lloyd was picked on the second AH-Ameriean high school team selected last January by the Wigwam Wisemcii through a poll of sports writers of the nation. The Wigwam Wisemen of America Is a benevolent athletic organization and is the instigator and sponsor of the all-star higli school classic. Lloyd, who entered the University of Arkansas at mid-term this year but later dropped out until next fall, said after his selection on the All-American squad that he would accept an invitation to play in the « me if offered one. • Three-Year Mainstay Lloyd* \vns a Chick line mainstay for three years'and was mentioned on several all-state'teams last fall. A 208-poundcr, he was one of the fastest men oil the Chick squad last fall. His best high school year, however, was In 1D48. Mr. Simms stated that 22 boys will be selected from 'Cast of- the Mississippi River to compose the "East" team and that the same number will be selected from states west of the river to compose the "West" team. The same coaching staff that handled the teams in last year's inaugural game have been appointee to 'coach the teams this year, - Mr Simms said. Gentry Played in '49 Coach Harold "Red" Drew of the University of Alabama will guide the "East" forces and Coach Will Wa Df the University of Corpus Christ will coach the "West", team. Blytheville High School also .sen fl player to last year's game. Den •J0A Gentry, who received honorabli wRmtion honors on the first All American high school poll in 1048 played for the "West" team in las Temple, a Callforninn widely- known as a top-notch wrestler, will be making his first appearance in this area. He has performed in almost every large city In the nation and is currently on a trek through the southern circuits. Temple is considered by wrestling authorities as a promising heavyweight. He has wrestled professionally for a number of years and eighs in at around 210 pounds. Rush, Gossett and Roberts are ell known to Blytheville fans and I have appeared here recently, ush and Gossett are holdovers om last Monday night's card. Two one-fall preliminary bouts also on tiie card. In the first, uberts will take on Gossett while emple will swap holds with Hush i the second. By Charles Chamberlain # CHICAGO, April 1. (flt— The Professional Golfers' Association of America today was threatened by an unprecedented player revolt involving nearly all Die nation's top title and money-winning tournament stars. ,, Unrest has been brewing for months, boiling since January, and finally popping into the open at Wilmington, N. c., where machinery for an entirely new tourney organization has been set in motion by a group of about 25 leading pros. If the new setup materializes, George Schneiter, PGR tournament bureau manager, probably will head the secessionists, it was revealed. He reportedly has the full backing of a "governing body" which Includes the who's who of golf—Sam Sncad, Jimmy Demaret, Lloyd Mangrum, Ben Hogan, Gary Middlecoff, Clayton Hcafner, Johnny Palmer, Bob Hamilton, Toney Pcnna, Jimmy Thomson and Lawson Little. FGA Knew of Move Tom Crane, PGA executive-secretary, said the PGA knew, such a move was afoot but that news of the action yesterday at- Wilmington, where the Wilmington Open is in progress, "comes as a surprise." "The matter was discussed In January at Phoeniv in a meeting of the 12 top players with Joe Novak <PGA' president) and Horton Smith CPGA secretary)," Crane said. "At that time the consensus seemed to be that the Issue should be worked out within the PGA structure. Novak submitted a proposal to Schneiter involving substantially all the things being contended for." Sports Roundup Hu £ h it Exhibition Baseball Yesterday's Results Washington (A) 6, Minneapolis AA) 0 Philadelphia (A) 6, West Palm Beach (PIL) 1 Cincinnati (N) 2, Boston (A) 0 Detroit (A) 2, St. Louis (N) 1 St. Louis (A) 5, Chicago (5) - 5 five Innings) Chicago (N) 14, Cleveland (A) 9 Pittsburgh (N) 11, New York (N) 8 Montreal flL) 6, Brooklyn (N) 6 Today's Schedule Chicago (N) vs Cleveland (A) al rucson, Ariz. St. Louis (N) vs Detroit CA) at lakeland, Fla. Boston (A) vs New York (A) at St. Petersburg. Fla. Brooklyn (N), vs Philadelphia (A) at Miami. Fla. Chicago (A) vs St. Louis (A) at San Antonio, Tex. Boston (N) vs Atlanta at Atlan- a. Ga. Pittsburgh (N) vs New York :N) at Phoenix, Ariz. Philadelphia (N) vs Birmingham at. Birmingham, Ala, NEA Semi-Pro Loop Organized JONESBORO. April 1. <fl>H-Fivc cities in Northeast Arkansas and one in Southeast Missouri organized the Northeast Arkansas' Semi- Pro Baseball League here last night. Tiie cities are Jonesboro, Walnut Ridge, Caraway, Rector, Corning and Hayti, Mo. Jim Lyons of Jonesboro was elected commissioner of the League. The league will open its season April 30 and will close Sept. 3 So far the rebellious group has not publicly Innumerated its objectives but Crane said the players "seek authority to handle the entire mechanics, of tournament golf, controlling the funds and negotiating and signing their own agreements." Meeting Set for Monday Compromise' may be discussed Monday when Schneiter Is scheduled to meet In. Chicago with the PGA Tourney Committee of Smith, Novak and Harry Moffitt of Toledo, treasurer. If secession Is completed ,the PGA probably would start again lo build up a tournament program, a spokesman said. However, it has taken the 34-year-old organization 20 years to expand to sponsorship of some 40 meets a season with a million dollar purse distribution. The PGA ended 1043 wilh a record of 2,716 members. Crane said about 2,300 of them arc pros who hold positions as Instructors at country clubs. Many are fine players in their PGA sections (of which there are 30) but seldom go o'ut on the tourney trail. ' The PGA renders a score of services, such as merchandising, promotional and educational activity In relation to golf and golf clubs. Hollywood Continued from Paje i STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April. 1 Hlggins, retired penn State football coach, is getting a lot of calls these days from friends who are plugging some particular candidate for the job Bob gave up a year ago...And he gets more than a little pleasure out of telling them he has nothing to do with that matter...It's a rather touchy subject at the moment, what with students agitating for a "big name" coach, alumni putting their oars In, assistant coaches (permanently attached to the physical education staff) wondering what sort of jobs they'll have, even the trustees gravely considering what they'll have to do to make the place attractive to athletes—and the good athletes remaining coldly aloof..."All I can say," Higgins comments, "is that whoever gets the Job will have tough time at first. We aren't likely to have good teams for the nex 1 few years, but we can get goo; ones again If we try...And I thinK these people are sensible enough to give the new coach a little time.. They gave me plenty when I was n't doing too well.".. .Then Bo! adds rather wistfully: "You know the only thing I really disliked abou coaching was the necessity of goin^ out and competing with other schooL for players." SKMINICK OUT AT THIKD—Andy Semlntck, Philadelphia Phillies catcher, Is tagged out at third base 'by Washington Senators Eddie Yost ns lie attempted lo advance from second base on Richie Ashburn's ground ball to the pitcher in the 4th inning of game at Clearwaler, Fla. Thursday. Scmlnick doubled to deep center field to get on base. (AP Wirnpholo). Porkers to End Spring Football Intrasquad Game Will Wind Up Tilt* In Practice Sessions FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.. April 1. (/Pi —A second inlrasquad game her* today winds up spring football practice for Ihe University of Arkansas Razorbacks. . The Whites won the first Intra- squad game [rom the Reds, 28-S, t Little Rock lust Saturday, but lead coach Otis Douglas hopes to nakc today's game more of a con- est. To that end he has shifted hU npparent No. 1 quarterback, Don , from the Whites to the Reds. TRAINING CAMP BRIEFS By the Associated Press Quick Recovery Changing the subject rapidly, Hlggins began reminiscing about a one-time teammate on the Canton Bulldogs who has been getting considerable notice recently, Jim Bums Look Better MIAMI. Fla., April 1. (/!")—Hurt Shotton, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, believes this season's team is better than the one which captured [lie National League pennant last year. "This club," Shotton says, "Is better than last year's club. It Is a year older, the boys know me better and I know them better. "We've gotten- rid or a half-dozen layers who didn't help us last year nd that makes room for some new ds. Any one of them might make ie,big difference." Thorpe. . "Thorpe weighed about 21S when he played pro football, and he could run outside and cut In, he could hit the line, he was a great kicker and he could pass very well. He didn't like to tackle, but he could really smack them down when he had to." Hig recalled. . . . " against Staleys, "There was one game George Halas's" team, the , when tbcy were on our two yard line. , . . They sent a big fullback through and Thorpe hit him so hard that the referee told me later it sounded like a butcher throwing a quarter of beef on the block. . . We got the ball and Thorpe, who had been kicking high puijts all afternoon to draw the safety man up, booted T a long, low one over his head. It went out of bounds so instead of having the ball on our two yard line, they had It on their own six." NOT TODAY—Coach Frank Leahy and Quarterback Bob Williams put their heads to• gether on the Noire Dame cam- lo decide the weather is id for outdoor football practice at South Bend. The Baltimore passer is the lone starter returning from last year's dc- fcatless Irish eleven. Speech Correction Now Being "Seen" by Deaf AUSTIN, Texas — <ir>— A mach! that can be used for speech correction, speecli training for the deaf, foreign-language training and technical research, foon will be in use at the University of Texas. Speech sounds will be made visible by the device a "sound spectrograph." it will be used chiefly by the Romance and Germanic Languages Departments and in phonetics experiments. The University of Texas spcctrograph will be one of the few in use at U. S. educational institutions. pu; ba< year's game which was held at Corpus Christl, Tex. The West team was defeated 12-1 in that game. Mr. Simms said that Memphis was chosen as' site for the 1350 game due to a "fine stadium, good training facilities, hgtcl accommodations and geographical location." "I dirt two good parts—'Kiss of Death' and 'Nightmare Alley. 1 I wasn't ton happy with 'Fury at Furnace Creek' and 'Sand.' It's obvious that the (op stars on the lot were handed the reallj- j;ood roles," Colcen is now in France to co-star with George Raft in "I'll Get Yon for This" after playing King Crosby's Ieadin f lady in "Riding High." She plays a gambling casino shlll and wears low-cut French jtowns. "I'm tired," she told me, "of playing tear-stained heroines waving goodby to the choo-choo train. This time I wave hello to suckers. Much more interesting." Movie starlet Margaret Kerry Is rehearsing Gloria de Haven hi her hoofing for UI's "I'll Get By." Old friends from way back department: Montgomery Clift and Abigail "Tommye" Adams, who Is George Jessel's long-time heart. . . , Mona Freeman finally sheds those teen-age roles to be Alan Ladd's leadmg lady In "Montana Rides." . . . Honesty department: Kent Smith was asked In .Boston: "Have you ever appeared in a B picture?" "Just one during 1949," he replied. "'The Fountaihhead.'" • * * A studio press agent asked Shelley Winters who she'd mast like to have with.her in an H-bomb shelter. There was no argument about it. Shelley came right back with: "A chef, a hairdresser and Farley Granger." Dis-A and Data George Makris, Michigan State's boxing coach, Is the only real Spar tan In that outfit, nicknamed the Spartans. George's parents came from . Sparta, Greece. . . . Makri also Is the only former N.C.A.A champion coaching a team in thi year's championships. . . . Look fo North Carolina State College t come up with a fancy T-formation football attack about 1351. They'v hired Darrell Royal, the Oklahom quarterback, with that idea In mind but naturally he'll start by tcachln the freshmen the new stuff. . . Doc Carlson, the Pitt ba*etba: coach, has a suggestion for th Rules Committee which a lot fans will approve: "They ought throw-officials out of the game al ter their fifth bad call." AAacKenzie Continued from Page 4 point during the forthcoming vis of her prime minister, Sir Bas Brooke, who is enroute here wit Lady Brooke. He Is not being de terred from this trip by the Hous of Representatives vote, or by th declaration of Mayor W i 11 i a i O'Dsvyer of New York that Sir Ba won't be welcomed at New Yor City Hall because the prime minis ter's government banned the rcccn St. Patrick's Day celebrallons. Al luncheon In London Sir Basil said "It seems to "me that the on atiltude for me to adopt Is that If my hosts don' like,, the look of me they can always engage a cabin— If one is available—to send me hack. I have offered the hand of friendship to Southern Ireland, but it has not been accepted in perhaps the way one might have wished. DiMagglo Healthy Again ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 1. 'j—Boston Red Sox, please note: oe DIMngglo, outfielder with' the ew York Yankees. Is a healthy allplayer once again. And Joe's bat is healthy, too. luring the first month of spring raining the Yankee Clipper clipped t a .483 pace, netting 17 hits in 37 rips to the plute. Joe really Is beginning to roll of ate, having slapped out seven blows i his last 12 trips. Hi* got three-fpr- hrce, all singles, as the Yankees ropped ft 7-6 decision to the Boson Braves yesterday. At least one of them, says Robbie. has got to be In St. Louis. In five years in the American League Robinson has hit 50 homers — connecting In every park except St. Louis where the right field range is by no means extreme. Cards Eye Miller ST. PETERSI5URCJ. Fla., April 1. > — Eddie Miller, veteran. shortstop ccently released by the Philadelphia Phillies, worked out with the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday, flav- )ring reports he soon may be signet by the Red Birds. President Fred Snlgh admits he ins been talking wilh the hard-hitting righthander and Manager Ed- Janiro Fights jraziano to 10-Round Draw -Rues Pound Giants _ PHOENIX. ; Ariz.. April 1. (A jarry Jansen, mainstay of the New York Giants' pitching staff, is look- ng better each game, but the strong ighthander still Is off his 1949 form Jansen was sent to the mound for he fifth time yesterday, agains 1 he Pittsburgh Pirates. He looked a ittle freer with his delivery and was more effective. The Pirates, however banged him for seven hits and five runs In seven Innings. Pittsburgh scored fiV3 runs In the ilnth to win. 11-8. PHOENIX, Ariz., April 1. (/ Diilfielder Ralph Klncr took it easy :oday but Pittsburgh Pirate Mana Billy Meyer heaved a sigh of re lief on learning his home slugger' Injured right wrist should rcspon* to treatment. Klncr hurt his wrist originally 01 March H in a base-running collf slon. On Wednesday he re-injured it when he swung at a ball In an exhibition game. However, x-rays have discovered that no bones were broken. Ite Dyer says he could use as a utility Inflclder. Millc Carver Ailing ALPINE, Tex., April 1. (/T)—Ned 3nrvcr,, St. Louis Browns ace right :innder, skipped yesterday's gnmi lecause of a headache. He .went It San Antonio for a physical examm ation. Carver said he had the hcadachi for two straight days. Trainer Bol Bauman. said he didn't think ther was anything seriously wrong will the hurler, but- suggested the amination. . '.ague was out of last week's game because of a leg Injury. Freshman Larry Hoguc again was expected to do most of the quarterbacking for the Whites. Halfbacks Ross Pritchard and Joe Duean were not to participate In today's game. They are also trart performers and were out of town with the Razorback track team. It was uncertain whether backs Simmy Furo and Joe Baldridge would Bet in IhD game. Both have been suffering from Injuries. , Masleraon to Pitch . w SARASOTA. Fin., April 1. (/TV- Boston's Red Sox, who now have lost one more than they have won in spring exhibitions, trc!: to St. Petersburg today for their fifth con- NEW YORK, April 1. (/D— Rocks Graziano still is the magic • box- fficc name I i boxing even tliougl some of the dynamite may have jone out . or golden boy's righ land bombs. . The former middleweight champ- Ion unlimbcrcd his mighty right time and again at handsome Tony Janiro last night bnt not once could he bring down the game, comeback kid from Youngstown, O. At the end of 10 rounds of brawling In Madison Square Garden, Rocky, a 5 lo 12 favorite, had to settle for' a draw with his 22- year old rival. Janiro took the first half of the fight ami nocky captured most of tiie rounds In the final half. , I couldn't get off," said the crestfallen New Yorker. "The kid takes a good punch but 1 never nailed him right. What I need is a couple of more fights to loosen me up. 1 ' "I thought I bent him," said Janiro. the reformed playboy who is back In the money again. "I'd like to fight him again. I'll take him for sure then. I hurt my right hand in the third round and it pained me when 1 used It." A return bout is just what Harry arkson, director of the promoting tcrnatlonal Boxing Club, would _:a to put on when the circus ulls out of the garden In May. Rocky, making his first fighting ppcaranco in the Garden in four test against New York's Yankee;!. Bespectacled Walter Masterson, another Sox hurler who' had a sore arm last summer, will start. 1 Clark Hiding .47.1 TUCSON, Ariz., April 1. (IT) — Outfielder Allie Clark feels he's the forgotten man on the Cleveland Indians roster this spring. So Alllc lias been nslng his bat to remind Manager Lou Boudreaii he's around. Clark is hitting .473 in id times up—more than a hundred points ahead of seven other Tribesmen who exceed the .300 mark. Yesterday, when the Chicago Cubs whipped the Indians 14-9, Clark socked his second homer of the exhibition season. EASTER FLOWERS BI.YTIIKVILLK FLOWER MART Memphis Hiway Phone fU Phils to Barnstorm BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 1. (/P| —The Philadelphia Phillies begin a two-week Jaunt today through Alabama, Loul.slana, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio before reaching the Quaker City and the annual city series with the rival Philadelphia Athletics. The Phils tangle with the Southern Association's Birmingham Barons In Ihe first of the 13 games before reaching Philadelphia April 14. Ttobfnson Promises Homers LAKELAND, Fla., April 1. Wj— Catcher Aaron Robinson promises to hit 20 home runs for the Detroit Tigers this season. "Say It With Flowers" Blylheville FLOWER MART Memphis Ilivray Phone 6062 Reds Need Keystoner TAMPA, Fla., April 1. f/P>—The second base situation has become Lhc No. I problem for the Cincinnati Reds. The Redtegs hf' grey-rinlred Jimmy Bloodwurth nt the keystone spot yesterday as they returnee! to winning ways by beating the Bostoi Red Sox, 2 lo 0, but there were re ports n deal may be In the fire with the Boston Braves. j Cincinnati figures Lou Klein, ob tnined from the SI. Louis Cardin als in a winter deal, would be th< By Popular Demand Is Now Serving: • Barbecue Ribs \ • Barbecue Chicken Best Fried Shrimp In the South We Cater fo Private Parties For Reservations Phone 434 J BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWIIKKE1 Reserved Reals on Sale at 1he Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Kvery Monday Monday, April 3 ADULTS SOc - CH1LDRKN 15c EDSON Continued from Pace 4 Chinese. The rush of these cduntriei to recognize the Chinese Communist government Is now said to have suffered a bad reaction. The Peking jovernmcnt has not reciprocated. There was at first some surprise that while the British Immediately recognized the Chinese Communists, the United States did not. This 1 was considered an Indication of a great split between the two English-speaking nations.'But now that the offers of friendship from India, Burma and othera have met with no response, from the Peking government, resent-' incut in building up. The thought of having Chinese Communist embassies within their borders i« a further sobering Influence. In spile of these changes In thi situation, thero Is.evident today no appreciable sentiment for.a south- cast Asia pact or an anti-Communist alliance. Each country 'is still far to busy with its own 'pro and Its own new government. years, pulled In the biggest'boxing crowd (16,083 cash 'customers) and richest gate (81,049 at' $10 top)- ot the winter season .here./ r egular second sackcr but his throw- ng and slowness afoot have been I isappolntlng and Manager Luke, ewcll said, "Lou will have lo show onslderably more than he has to | ate to win the job." Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes op to 36 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts . Sizes np to 81 In. Automatic Ftoud Gates Concrete Septic Tnnks Metal Scpiic Tanks Sewer THe B«: Prices We Deliver A.H.WEBB HJcbwa; fil ai Slat* Line •' Phone 714 What'l happen!** MAY! 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