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Blytheville, Arkansas
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?AGK EIGHT (ARK.VCOURIER NEWS Bloodhounds Face St. Louis Bombers In Tilt at Holland Kd McCmiley, St. Louis University's All-Amcricnti •baskclballev of last year, will lead Hie SL Louis professional (Bombers against the Arkansas Bloodhounds, crack iiuicpen- •rtenl team, m an exhibition g.inie'nl the Holland. Higli School gym Wednesday atleinoon. The game is scheduled lor 2:30. Stanley Keller • of Blyllicvtllc. 1 Tcoach of the Bloodhounds, said yesterday that he had arranged a one- game booking wit . the Bombers that will highlight a full week's ac- itivlty for hts team. Mr. Keller stated he also has Ihrec games booked with another St. Louis team, the Shearer Motor :compnnv five, indeuenrtent champions of St. Louis, for this week. The Bloodhounds will open against the St. Louts Independent 'quintet at Osccola Friday night, •will play ..them again in Blytheville Saturday night and in Holland 'Sunday nfternoon. Bombers Have, Stars But by far the Blooiihamids most fniE>ortant game of the week will >be their clash with the Bombers ,The St.'Louis a member of 'the National Basketball League and • Is sparked by several former All- 'Americans Including "Easy Ed," St. Louis U.'s brilliant giant of 1948--SS. Also playing with the Bombers ithis year are Don Pcrkinan, former All-American of Texas Wcsleyan and Bill Sachrin, a team mate of :McCailIey's at St. Louis and former All-American. Mr. Keller's team Is composed of in'-'number of former Arkansas Tn- tercollegiate College and other mid- 'south shirs, the majority of which are now coaching In this vicinity Leading the Bloodhounds will be brothers Wes and Bocomb McKccl. who are former All-Americans from Murray State College. Murray, Ky. \Ves is coach at Se.ircy and Bo- comb at Lcachville. Other Bloodhound players Include Coach Jimmy Fisher of Blytheville High School, twice named to the AIC's all-state team while playing for Henderson State. Arkadelphia; Bennle Wilhelm, coacli nt Steele. Mo., ;who starred four't years at Arkansas Slate College, and Bill Rogers,''-Holland. coach who also played for Arkansas State. Saturday afternoon the Bloodhounds beat the Annlslon, Mo., All- Stars Bfi-59 at Annislon and Saturday night they romped over the General Appliance Complny team of Memphis 78 65 at Leachville i , — — ~— Porkers Place ; AUSTIN, TC\ Apnl 3 W>—Arkansas placed in two events at the Texas Relajs Saturday The Razorbacks' ••,were tblrd in the distance 'medlej and fourth in the four mile relay STRIKE—OR BALL —Umpire Bill Stewart protests against Electronic Umpire in Dodgers' Vero Beach, Fla., training camp. The National League arbitrator was a bit off the beam, as device which measures speed of pitch as well as calling balls and strikes, proved somewhat ineffective" and requires adjustment. A system of lens, mirrors and electronic equipment light a lamp when pitch goes through strike zone. Balls do not register. Petfil Preserves Mate's No-Hitler $100,000 Bonus Bob* Hurls Five innings Of No-Hit Contest K>- James S a if jus NEW ORLEANS, April 3, («>)— Paul Peltlt, Pittsburgh's $100,000 bonus pitcher, has made an Impressive beginning In Ills professional baseball career. The California southpaw rookie was farmed to New Orleans of the Class AA Southern Association lor oue year's seasoning. Yesterday Pettlt went to the mound for the third time during exhibition play and inherited the .tough Job of preserving a no-hllter. Another New Orleans rookie, Bob Purkcy, had pitched the first four Innings against Nashville, another Southern Association team, without giving up a hit. And Purkey had singled In the only run. But Pettlt came through fn fine style and New Orleans won the no- hlt game. 1-0. Must Co Up In 1951 Paul hasn't opened up yet. General Manager Uoy Hamey of Pittsburgh said he will not be expected to be a regular turn pitcher for New Orleans. Hamey said Pcttit may not even be a starter during the earlier part of the season. As a bonus player, Pettit must go up to Pittsburgh next year. So far he looks good for a rookie gelling his first taste of pro baseball In a fast A A league. But Hamey said the Pittsburgh organization won't be stuck 11 Pcttit never becomes a good pitcher. The reason, Hamey said. Is Pettit's speed, fielding ability and bolting form. "This Icld has the makings of * great outfielder," Hamey added. "That's how Babe Ruth became famous, you know, not as a pitcher." In his five Innings yesterday, Paul walked four men anti struck out one. But the most Impressive thing about the youthful 20S-poundcr Is his poise under fire. : Paul's $100,000 bonus makes him probably the most publicized rookie of the year. But It hasn't affected his relationship with his teammates. They're all pulling for the likeable rookie. Baseball's Answer to Gussie Moran — Shorts and Skivvies Sports Roundup MAIN EVENT— Lake Sewell is » serious manager watehinE Ewell Blackwell warm up. The towering right-hinder means » much t* the National League, let alone the Keds. NEW YORK, April 3. (*=}—Mr. Usually Reliable Sourc» '(a very useful citizen at times) pope up with the red hot rumor that the University of South^Carollna and Clemson are due to feel the sting of the NCAA sanity'co/ie ... Mr. Source says they've already been notified that they're not In compliance and at. least one of them will reply that it doesn't Intend to change . . . Stanley Harris, son of Manager Buclcy of the Senators, Is a member of the University of Virginia baseball squad arid also is on the dean's list as a student . . . Like his pop, he's tabbed as a good brain and', glove man but not so hot- with the wood. . . . Chuck Drazenovlch, Perm State's ne w intercollegiate heavyweight champion, may wind up doing some blocking fpr his college f eammate. Francis Rogel, on the Steelers. Chuck was drafted by-Detroit but Is looking for a trade to Pittsburgh 1 and Fran is just waiting for Art Rooney's horse to win a few more races so Art will boost his salary offer. i ' 1 HOLLYWOOD, April 3. of the Pacific Coast league centers today, not on mighty home runs or circus catches but on Hollywooy baseball fashion center where player's hustle is reckoned by the straft-berry on his knee. This is the city of the duck tall haircut, horn rimmed spectacles loud tie and scanty pants. This is the habitat of Fred Haney, jovia coutourler who doubles as manager of the local ball club. Haney chucked a bombshell into the national vastlme Saturday by fielding a team Bearing pants and skivvy skirts. It was baseball's an swer to Gussie Moran; the shock ingest innovation In men's sporting attire since the demise of the skirted bathing suit. Today, the Bollywoods have two games under their belts In the abbreviated costume, and two things are becoming evident, namely: The players perform better. Attendance figures are soaring. For awhile anyway, the new fashion conceivably could boost attendance figures everywhere but In Boston If widely adopted. Hollywood, for Instance, played to only 3,000 customers on opening night last Tuesday. Sunday, in short pants, the stars lured 9268 to a doubleheader with Portland, the cellar team. • .' The tivinks wore their scantles In the first game and won, 8 to 7. In the seven' inning nightcap they MONDAY, APRIL 8, 1950 Grid Leagues Plan Control Of Recruiting Representative Of Bolting Pros MeetswithPGA Halfbacks Impressive In Hogs' Spring Game By Carl Bell FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., April 3. (AP)—Talk about halfbacks! The Arkansas iRstzorbacks have 'em. Looking back over practice which now is at an end, Coach Otis Douglas.can pick at least'five sets of the lads who carry the brunt of the 1'unmng from his split T formation and count on a top performance from each. . That's Chivalry, Son Golfers on the pro circuit are getting a chuckle out of ; an Incident at San Antonio when Capt. Andy Anderson, former Oklahoma VJ. golfer, turned up fbr^a tournament . . . Andy, who can hit 'em a mile but usually in the wrong direction, sprayed one ; into the gallery ... An indignant spectator confronted him and asked: "Do you realize, sir, that you almost hit my .wife?" . . . Anderson politely Indicated- Mrs. A., who was following him around, and replied: ."There's my wife. Have a shot at her, sir." CHICAGO, April 3. (in— Attempts will be 'made in a PGA parley today to get the nation's headline golfers off the warpath and back contentedly on the tournament trull. The players' battle cry being carried to PGA officials by representative George Sclmeiter is "return tovrney golf to the tourney player." The top-drawer pros want to con- i duct'their own legislation under a' separate division within the PGA sturcture. They demand that such a.setup be written into the organization's constitution. Schneitcr, the PGA tournament bureau manager and playing pro from Utah,'Is firmly supported as spokesman in the uprising against legislative power of PGA delegates by such stars as Sam Sncad, Ben Hognn, Jimmy Dcmaret, Lloyd Mangrum and Gary Middlecoff. Under the new plan, these players make up a board of governors for execution ot tournament business. Including the negotiating and signing of agreements and control of the tournament bureau fund. Schneiler said legislative control no\v rests mainly with country club pros with'playing pros being frozen 0111. Schuetter convened today with Joe Novak, PGA president; Horton Smith, secretary; Tom Crane, executive sf etary; Harry Moffitt of Toledo, treasurer: and such members of the sponsors' Advisory Committee ns George .S. May of Tnm O'Shnnlcr. Jerry Bowes, president of the Western Gold Association, and M. G. (Scottv> Fessenricn. Eddie Gosseft, Temple to Meet Rush .Roberts Eddie OosseIt. hard - punching young heavyweight, will bring.along a newcomer to team with htm in the tag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium tonight. Gossett's partner will be George Temple, wrestling brother of movie actress Shirley Temple. They will oppose Wild Bill Rush and Red Robcrls'in the 80-mlnute time limit, best two of three falls affair. Temple, a 210-pound heavyweight who now operates out of California, will be making his first appearance in this area. He is rated along with such wrestlers as Gorgeous George and Fiirmer—Jones as a drawing card, having ^performed before packed houses ( in just about every section of the nation In recent years. He has been a professional wrestler for a number of years but rose to national fame only two or three yeais ago. Gossctt and Roberts are both veterans of Promoter Mike Mcroney's program and Rush tins made a good name for himself In his two previous appearances here. He and Gosselt are returnees from last week's card. Tn addition to the main event, two one-fall preliminary bouts also are on the card. In the first, Roberts Hogan Old Self In Wa^m Up For Masters Another point driven home by the off-season drills is that Larry Hogue Is most likely to divide time wllh Don Logue, last year's No. 1 ball- handler, at the quarterback slot. donned, regulation longles arid lost, 4 to 3. The players say the briefs . give them freer movement, more speed, less fatigue. AUSTIN, Tex., April 3. i. . Inlerscholastic League officials s«ld today an Important - step tow»rd controlling athletic recruiting practices had been taken In a meeting with representative! of nine southwestern and southern coll«gl»t« conferences here over the week-end. Some 30 athletic leaders sat down and talked over the problem of n£, crulting schoolboy athletes whliy they still were In high school and • worked out two agreements which will be taken back to the conferences for action. One proposal would bar officials visitation to college campuses by a prospective athlete while the boy was participating in a high school sjiort, prior to graduation. If the boy has finished his athletic partl- clpallon but still Is in school such • visit would be permissible If on non-school days. ' Another proposal would allow college coaches and scouts to contact athletic prospects at the home high school during non-school hours only and after clearance by school authorities. But all such contacts would be limited ti thnt portion of the year following the close of football season. Conferences reoresented and voting approval of the proposals were the Southwest, Southeastern. Border, Gulf Coast. Texas, Lone Star, Blq Six Junior College Conference (taking in Oklahoma Texas and Louisiana schools), southwestern Junior College Conference and the Texas Junior College Conference. Monday Matinee ^ Times Have Changed Note: Eddie Arcaro rode two winners at the Jamaica \opening and the fans didn't boo him . . .-After the second, Eddie, who had been vacationing. These were factors, which stood gasped: "The chart note should out Saturday in the third of a series of intrascmad games, in which the Reds beat the Whites for the first Arkansas State Wins AAU Wrestling Title EL DORADO. Ark.. April 3. Arkansas State College's wrestling team has won the Arkansas AAU tournament for the third straight year. . The Jonesboro . entry scored . BO points m the tourney, which ended Saturday night. El Dorado Boys Cli-b was second with 37 points, and Arkansas Deaf School was third with 27. ' Bob Label n as of Year will lake on Gassett and in the second, Temple will tackle Rush.' AUGUSTA, Ga., April 3. (AP) — The discomforting story of Ben Hpgan's hot-golf at the Augusta National "was the greeting for the main ; m-talhnerit of golfers today when they arrived for the Masters tournament, ; Hogan's golf was interrupted last year by a bus accident at a time when Sammy Snead. Gary Middlecoff.^and others couldn't stop htm. .Apparently an "interruption" Is. all that occurred to.his panic when a big highway bus and Hogan's car tangled In west Texas. Three practice rounds in four'days at the National Indicate that Bed's steadiness, stamina nad shotmaking are sharpening towards championship shape. They get the major test Thursday through Sunday. . Little Ben's putter acted up occasionally yesterday but he still shot a par 72. Saturday he got a 68 and Thursday, one of the best rounds of golf ever shot over the Augusta national—a 66. Hogan has been practicing for the masters while the main b^dy of the professional golfing troupe played the Azalea Open at Wilmington, N.C. "I feel I'm ns near as possible to top physical shape. I feel line." Hogan has won every mejor title In America except the Masters, some of them many times, llu's been in the masters .money .winning bracket seven times, but victory has 'always eluded him. TODAY'S PITCH — Jack Kramer, who buys his Argyle sox by the dozen, and arrived in ;Phocnix, Ariz., with two trunks nnd a dozen suits, selects something casual for lounging al the Giants' hotel. Waived out of the American League from the Red Sox, Handsome Jack will do his pitching for I-t-o Diirocher in Ihe New \ork Polo Grounds Hendrix Thinclads Win CONWAY, Ark.. April 3. OT)— Fiendrix College won n triangular track meet here Saturday. Hendrix mane BOV^ points lo a combined World War II Banned In Schools in Italy ROME — W>>— V.'orlrJ War H? What's that? Officially, Italy's postwar high school graduates have never heard of it. Nor, In the classroom, have they ever heard of Bonito Mussolini. For the past five years, in Italy's grammar schools and high schools, history has stopped In 1918. Allied Military .Government first pluced a ban qn secondary school teaching of Fascist history and the events leading up to the war. The occupation authorities wanted to avoid "classroom controversies." They ordered references to Mussolini and Fascism edited out of the textbooks, sometimes with the expedient of paper and paste. Hoover Televised First NEW YORK.) AP) — The first! President to be televised, and via "network" ' at that, was Herbert Hoover. It happened while he was still secretary of commerce in 1927. two years before he became chief executive. The demonstration used early an- ppratus developed by, the Bell telephone laboratories and comprised the • transmission of a head and. shoulders picture ot Hoover from Washington to New York, partly by zChrd hrdlu ctaoln ctnoln shrdlu wire line and partly by radio. time, 28-25. - There.was some great running by halfbacks Ray Parks, Dean Pryor, Buddy Rogers, Buddy Sutton, Sam Reeves, Tommy Britt and Johnny Cole. , . McFarland Injured In addition. Injuries kept Sammy Furo and Billy McFarland on the sidelines; the veteran Ross Prltch- ard was : at the Texas'Relays with the" track team, ' and' Joe Dugan, another fine ball carrier, .was used only on defense due to a leg ailment. • Logue didn't play either, because of a slow-healing knee Injury, and there .wasn't a quarterback on the field who could touch Hogue, a 187- pourid ' Dermott product who'll be only a sophomore next fall. It was Hogue who brought the Whites back into contention after they slipped behind 22-0 In the early stages. He completed 14 of 30 passes for 209 yards and did a good job of directing the ground game. Another standout Saturday was Marvin stendel, a seasoned end, who was on the receiving end of a great number of Hogue's tosses, often making unbelievable catches., Though there was more scoring, the Porkers didn't appear as sharp as they did In their game nt Little Rock a week ago or in the first ane here two weeks ago. But it was no surprise, for they had scrimmaged four times during the week and were pretty well worn out. Also the absence of some key men, both In the line and In the backfield, might have had an effect on the play. But. those halfbacks! And most observers figured at the start spring work the Hazorbacks were well off up front. read 'horse won' easily, rider all out.' "... You may hear rumors, because Hooks Mylin, a football coach without a team, turned up at Penn State the .day the trustees were meeting to consider, among other things, the athletic situation . . . But while they were conferring, Hooks was watching the box- Ing tournament . . . Two leading candidates for the IT. of Illinois golf team are Pete and Rod Fletcher. Their father. Ralph, !)' the' coach. Dots AH, Brothers Did you know ; that when the Mississippi Southern and Delta State basketball'teams split their two regular-season games, the Mis- issippi Legislature' 'passed a reso- ution rcriuirlng. them to meet hird time for the ^unofficial tate title? . . . The game had to be >layed in Jackson, .the state cap- tal, but there's no record that the egislators demanded free ticket 1 ; . . Arid Michigan State's Dulf Daugherty insists he coached at one chool wher; a football player came Islanders Attend Naval School; Learn English - PEARL HARBOR —</P)— Educa-. tlon has arrived In the U.S. trust Islands of the Pacific—and everyone wants to go to school. Grownups too. They want to learn to speak Knglish so they can sell to American traders. They want to learn arithmetic so they can tell if they're making money. . The heads of school districts in the Marshalls, Truk, the Palaus, Saipan and Yap told about It at an educational conference sponsored here ^by the Navy. The U.S. took, over the islands from Japart. total of €0'-j by Arkansas A. and I The ban" hns never been revoked, M. and Little Roc 1 .: Junior College. I although Allied military rule ended with the peace Treaty in 1947. An Education Ministry commission has been studying the problem of objective presentation in the classroom ol the controversial Fascist era. but a spokesman does not know when they will finish the job. Deaf School Champs WASHINGTON, April 3. (/P) — Arkansas Deaf Schjol from Littl Rock won the national basketbal tournament for the deaf here Sat urday night, nosing out Des Molnes 60-58. Wallis Bcaty led the winners with 20 points. up with a set of grade's including four F's and one -D. His father promptly dressed him down for devoting all his time to one subject. \ treal. Mnrirr.w. Ala..' Amril 3..HPl'. Rookie, of .the year in the Brooklyn camp i* third h»seman Bob Morgan, only newbpmer in the starting Itne'in. ..... • Mnrg<m carried a "can't miss* hbel when tie mover! up from the Montreal farm: It still goes. N"W regular third baseman on ft re>m favored to reivat as National League cbfrnoiohs. Morgan slid^ past veterans Bflly Cox. Spicier Jorgensen and Eddie Miksis. Branch Rickey. Dodger president, knew it would work out that way. He peddled other promising farm talent. : Speedy Sam Jethroe and Bnb Addis went to Boston. Preston Ward to Chicago. Irv Npren to Washington! .But; not' Morgan. He figured in the Dridger plans lor, 1950. So there he is. a blond 23 -year- old youngster from Oklahoma 'City playing alongside Pee Wee Reese. Rickey and. Manager Buft Shotton ope 'they have solved their troublesome third base problem for yean to come. ........ • - : • Morgan spent most, of his first pro year, 1944 in Class D at Ol4P in the Pony League. By '47 he was in Spokane, Wash., of the Western International arid In 1948 at Monr TheRAZORBACK By Popular Demand Is Now Serving: • Barbecue Ribs *' Barbecue Chicken Best Fried Shrimp In the South We Cater to Private Parties For Reservations Phone 434 T THt AMERICAN DISTHUNG CO. INC. NOTICE Notice is hereby given ^al H. C Blankcnship has made application for a permit to erect a tile building 20 x 36 feet on East 125' Blcci 7 of Bryan' Addition. This building to be used for an office. Any protest should be ir writing and filed In the office of thr City Clerk within 30 days Dated: 3-31-50. Roy Little. i Building Inspectoi Our Telephone Nitmhcr 4438 Shclton Motor Co. 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