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Saturday, April 22, 1950
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SATURDAV, APRIL 22, 1050 County Teams Lose in NEA Track Meet '%/ JONESBORO, April 22.— All four of the Mississippi County entrants finished out of the money in the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Track and Field meet at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro yesterday afternoon. Jonesboro High School won the meet with a- strong finish and Paragould placed second but had to forfeit its position because an ineligible athlete was used. The . final results gave Jonesboro* - - first place with 34 li points, Wynne and Newport a tie for second with 24^ and 1'iRBott third with 24. lieachville Hieli for County Leachville was high for the Mississippi County entrants with 14 points, O-sceola scored 10, Blytheville 9 and Dell three. The incident concerning the Ineligible Paragould athlete arose mid-way in the meet when officials of two schools, reportedly Newport and Wynne, protested to meet officials that Victor Brashears, crack Paragould footballer, had participated in spring football practice at Arkansas State College last month and therefore was ineligible for further high school sports. At the climax of the meet. Paragould Coach H. A. (Sandy) San- /UIBINGS Southern Association W L Memphis 5 Nashville 4 Atlanta 4 Birmingham 4 New Orleans 3 Chattanooga .... 3 Mobile . 3 kittle Rock 1 ford contacted the Arkansas Athletic Association for a ruling on Brashears and he was declared Ineligible. This cost Paragould seven points as Brashears placed second in the 880 yard run and was a member of the Bulldogs' mite relay team which finished third. Paragould .scored a total of 26 points but was scored C W° ~ C Chicks Place In 4 Events The Chicks placed ill only four events. Bill Doyci won fifth in the shot put, Ben Waldcn finished third in the 440-yard dash, Buddy Donner placed second in the discus and the 880-yard relay team composed of Marvin Hall. Ben Walden, Bcr- nie Gentry and Charles (Ruff) Lutes, finished fifth. Mylon Buck led Leachville's scoring placing first in botli the shot and discus. Harvey Lee Hill was Osceola's ace winning second in the broad jump, fourth in the 100-ynrd dash, and fifth In the 220-yard dash. Eighteen teams and approximately 180 athletes took part in the meet which was Inaugurated only Inst year. The results: Mile run—Holt, Newport; Scotl. Leachville; Baker, Hoxie; and rinkston, Tuckorman. Time 5:17.5. High jump — Albright, Newport, »nd , Standefer, , Jonesboro. (tie); Defreese, 'Newport; Clark, Wynne; aniHnsklns. Dell (tie). Height 4 ft. 7 fftnches. Shot put—Buck, Leachville; Walters, Walnut Ridge; Spiers, Osceola; Brooks, Wynne; and Boyrl Blytheville. Distance 44 ft. 4.-X Inches. 440-yard dash — Rader, Piggott; Clark, Wynne; Waldcn, Blytheville; James, Piggott; and Ballard, Hoxie. Time 57.8 sees. Pole vault — McKenzie, Wynne; Hawkins, Piggott and Pitts, Hughes ftle); Berry, Corning and Albright Newport (tie). Height 9 ft. 8 in. 120 yd. High Hurdles—Hamilton, Paragould: Sharp, Walnut Ridge; Durham. Wynne; Shannon, Plggotl and Pyl»nd, Paragould. Time 18 gees. 100-yard dash — 'rroxell, Jonesboro; . Stovall, Hughes; Daniels Paragould; Hill. Osccola; and Cook Jonesboro. Time 10.7. 880-yard run — Austin, Piggott; Brashears, Paragould; Rader, Piggott; Holt, Newport; and Carr Tuckerman. Time 2:14.2. 180-yard low nurdlcs—Hamilton Paragould; Clark. Wynne; Austin Hoxie; Durham, Wynne; and Ray Jonesboro.' Time 23:5. 220-yard dash — Daniels, para gould; Troxell. Jonesboro; Minor Newport; Watts, Hughes; Hill, Osceola..Time 24:9. Broad jump — Tcmpleton, Poca- l»ntas: Hill, Osceola; Ray, Jones«]Bo; Muse, Piggott and Simmons Bell. Distance 20 ft. ins. 880-yard relay—Pocahontas, Jonesboro, Newport, Piggott and Blytheville. Time 1:43.3, Discus — Buck, Leachville; Donner, Blytheville: McDaniel, Jonesboro; Walters. Walnut Ridge: Garner. Earle. Distance 124 ft. 6'.i inches. 410-yard relay—Jonesboro, Poca- hontns, Newport and Wynne (tlel and Piggott and Hughes (tie). Time •SG.R. Mile relay — Hoxie, Jonesboro. Piggott, Earlc. Time 3:55.2. Declines were noted In 1D49 In murders, negligent manslanphUirs nnd auto thefts in both urban and rural areas in the United States. Pet. .833 .571 .571 .571 .500 .429 .429 .143 NATIONAL LEAGUE VV L Pel. Boston 2 0 1.000 ihicago . 2 'itlsburgh . Brooklyn Philadelphia St. Louis Cincinnati . ....... New York 1.000 7.50 .667 .500 .250 .000 .000 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. Detroit . 3 o 1.000 St. Louis "..... 2 0 1.000 New York 3 Boston 2 Washington 1 Philadelphia. ,. 1 Cleveland o Chicago o Chaos Reigned 6utVolsWon5-1 Disputed Ploy, Two Ejected, One Koyoed All in Single Inning By The Associated Press The score was a rather mild 5-1 favoring the Nashville Vols over the Bears In Mobile but what happened before that score was reached last night is a study in chaos. On a play at third in the first Inning Umpire Red McCutcheon called Vol runner Paul Mauldin out. Mobile catcher Ray Dabek thought the Inning was over and trotted off the field. McCutcheon turned about and called the play safe. With that Mauldin dashed to score. Manager Paul Chervlnko set up a din and was bounced out of the ;ame. Pele Wojey followed. He had been alklng too much from the Mobile dugout. With the two men outside the park. Lou Ruchser. first baseman, vas knocked unconscious by Vol •ightfleldor Tom Neill when he cached for a wild throw. The same ns on .several previous occasions the Birmingham Barons battered the fences of Rlckwood 3 ark and whipped the Little Rock Travs 10-4. In Atlanta for a one- night stand Chattanooga lost by one ryn 5-4. For each ball knocked out of Rickwood Park the Baron batter gets a new suit. Ed Lavigne and Olson got a suit ipiece last night and then even pitcher Bobby Brake Joined In. Later Brake was chased out of the gnme by a four-run outburst in the sixth. Ray Yochlm. one-game winner, witches against Little Rock's Lou Lombardo tonight In Birmingham. .150 .500 .333 .333 .000 .000 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Atlanta 5. Chattanooga 4 Birmingham 10. Little Rock 4 Nashville 5, Mobile 1 Only games, scheduled National League Brooklyn 9. New York i Chicago 2. St. Louis 0 Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 5 Boston 2, Philadelphia 2 (called in eighth, wet grounds) American Leagi:e New York 14. Washington 7 Detroit 4, Chicago 1 Boston 8, Philadelphia 2 Only games scheduled Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Atlanta, night Llttls Rock at Birmingham, night Nashville at Mobile, night Chattanooga at New Orleans, night National League New York at Brooklyn Philadelphia at Boston Cincinnati at Pittsburgh St. Louis at Chicago American League Boston at Philadelphia Washington at New York Chicago at Detroit Cleveland at St. Louis North-South Meet In Final Rounds PINEHURST, N. C.. April 22. (if —The finals of the North ami South amateur golf toilniameul narrowed 'down to a tournament of the Virginias today. Breezing Into the championship round after a stirring 2 and 1 conquest or defen( ing champion Frank Stranuhan came Wynsol K. Spencer of Newport News, Va. He drew as his 36-hoIc for William C. Camp bell, a member of the West Virginia House t>I Delegates from Huntington. The latter passed his semifinal 36-hole test. 6 and 5. yesterday against J.' VVolrolt Brown 47-year-old banker of Manasqunn N. j. In defeating Strnnnhnn, who Is from Toledo, Ohio, over 3G-hole distance, a feat that hadn't been done in three years. Spencer waged a grim uphill battle in which, once ahead, he never let go. Canny and Getz Paired Against HicksQn,Welch William (Wild Bill) canny, veteran Kansas touglue and one ol Promoter Mike Meroney's top gate attractions returns to the Memorial Auditorium ring Monday night to take part In the American Legion's wrestling bouts. Canny, who has been around the local circuit for nearly two decades will bring along Al Oetz, another veteran bad man, as his partner in the tag match feature bout with Billy Hickson and Jo« Welch furnishing the opposition. Canny is best remembered for the not-so-long-ago days when he paired with rough Red Roberts to form one of the best tag match teams ever to perform here. However, Canny and Roberts separated a year or so ago and lately Getz has been teaming with the bustling Knnsan. To many of Blylheville 1 fans Hickson is a newcomer to the Auditorium ring. He returned to Bly- thevillo last week after an absence or more than six years to (earn with Johnny Carlin in a match with Roberts and Elmer Davis. Hickson is a heavyweight who depends mostly on speed and know- how but who is capable of mixing it up when the occasion calls for such. He Is a toe hold specialist. In addition to the main event two one-fall preliminary bouts also are on the card. In the first, liick- son will tangle with Canny and m the second Welch will take on Getz. .n rrv? Joe Page Saves Yanks Again; Cubs Shut Out Cardinals 2-0 j ..ak f THE OLD GUARD—Kx-Oianls Willard Marshall, left, Sid Gordon and Buddy Kcrr shake on it, u-hile, standing, lefl to right First nascnun Karl Torgeson, Manager Billy Soiilhworlh ami Connie K.vau of the Braves join in the fun after belting the New York Cage Letters Awarded to Ten Juniors Ten Blytheville Junior High School baskctballers were named last night by Coach Eurl stabler us letter winners during the 1949-50 basketball season. Coach Stabler announced his lettermen during the banquet given by the school In honor of the Chick, Paps and Squaws basketball teams' The banquet was hold in the school cafeteria. The 10 Junior lettcrmen arc Montroe Holland, Johnny O'nrlcn, Bob Childress. Bcnnie Hays, Donald Gentry, shannon Lnngley, Howard Higgenson, Tom Mosley, Leon Privett, and Dan Cobb. Small trophies were presented to the two members of the Chicks and Palis teams with the highest Iree throw percentage of the year. Sonny Stires received the senior trophy and Bennie Hays the Junior award. The awards were presented by Coach Stabler and Coach James Fisher. Max Reid, president of the Blytheville School Board, served as master of ceremonies for the banquet and the speakers were W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, Jack Droke and George Clark. ASTC Beats Tech To Take AIC Lead By the Associatfit Press Arkansas state Teachers College ook over first place In AIC baseball ill by Itself Friday with a 7-5 vic- .ory over Arkansas Tech. Meanwhile Arkansas State grab- ied Itself nn 8-5 win over Arkansas College and went Into a tie i'ith teach for second place. The top part of the loop atand- nj;s now show Teachers with a 4-0 record, and Tech and Arkansas State each with 4-1. Until Friday neither Teachers nor I'cch had lost n game. In the Tcch- 1'cachers contest, played at Conway J. T. Jaynes held the Wonder Boy:, .o six hits. Louis Mctleynolds, Touch- ers outfielder, got a t\vo-nin homer in the third inning. Arkansas State combined 10 hit." ind seven opponents' errors for it win. The game was played at Bates- vllle. of Drips Tell of Faucet Leaks PHILADELPHIA, April 22. (F, — The biggest bunch of drips In the nation are the more than 24,000.000 million leaky faucets in American homes, says the president of the Pennsylvania Association of Mister Plumbers. Arthur Wilson told the organization's annual meeting yesterday that all of those faucets are beyond repair and should be replaced. Said he: "If a faucet drips one drop a second, it wastes 10 gallons a day." .VOTfCE OF CHANTING OF I.JQUOR PERMIT Notice is hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas has Issued a permit. No. 223 to Harold T. Lewis to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as 405 W. Ash, Blytheville. this permit Issued on the 1 day of March 1950 and expires on the Divorcee Given Two to 4 Years ATHENS, Ga., April 22. (AP)—A jury returned a grim answer last night to the story ot Mrs. Kathleen Merry Drewry: two to four years in prison. . The attractive 45-year-old divorcee was convicted of assault with intent to kill for firing two pistol bullets into her ex-husband's gir friend. She promised today lo fieht Ihe all-male Jury's sentence "all the way through." She is free In $5,000 bond pending a hearing July 8 on her attorney'.' motion for a new trial.. She sUI faces a separate account of assault with intent to kill her scholarly former husband John A. Drewry dean of the School of Journalism al the University of Georgia. 30 day of June 1950. H. T. Lewis 4 1 13-21 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING 1,0 \Vli81 ADMISSION I'KICK ANYWHKKK! 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To all tilts, .he grilled Stengel would reply: "Yeah, but i got joe P*gel" This statement becomes more stg- itflcant every day as the American League pennant race swings Into Ihe close of the opening week. To date. Ihe Yankees have play;d four games. They've won three nid lost one. Page, the brilliant relief artist, has been summoned lo relieve faltering mates In three of them. The Yankees won »lt hrcc. pnge saved two for other hurlers nnd received credit'lor tlic other. Manager Joe McCarthy will long remember how the southpaw ace i topped his Ucd Sox cold last Tuesday and Wednesday with four scoreless innings, two In each game Now the Boston skipper has company In llucky Harris, veteran pilot of the Washington Senators. Relieves Byrne Harris, who like McCarthy, onci bossed page as manager of the Yankees, sweated and fretted yesterday as Fireman Joe set back eight ot the nine men to face him to help the Yankees defeat the Senators. 14-7. It was the Yankees home opener. Page relieved starter Tommj Byrne In the top of the seventh In Robinson Defeats Beckett in Third COLUMBUS, O., April 22. W)- Sugnr Ray Robinson, the welter weight champion, showed i-oung Cliff Beckett how to box, feint »nr cqunterpunch .hero last night bo- fore putting him out for keeps late in the third round. Beckett, of Sudbury, Canada, was bleeding profusely from cuts ovc his left eye antl the back of tin head when Referee Mutt Sharl called a halt with 1:45 gone In tin third. The nonc-titlc fight, which dre» 2.231 fans, WRJS scheduled for li rounds. Robinson weighed in at 155, Beck- ctt at I57-l|2. Baylor Goiters Win WACO. Tex., April 21. M')—Baylor golfers defeated the University o Arkansas team. 3',i lo 2'.0 here yes tcrday. Arkansas' Randy Warner won his match, ami paired with Welling Eisenmann to win In one foursome. Waner Murks got n tie for the half-point. rallj kffcoat and Wfiyne Terwilliger, :ncli figuring in a run. Rnlph Klnncr hit his first home •nn for Pithbureh, but the majors' ionic run klnn htul to play second Irtdle to toninmiito ,/ally Wcetlake. J'he muscular outfielder hammered '.ivo homers and a single to drive In itx runs ami lead Ihe pirates to i 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. A thunderstorm ended the I'hiin- delphln-'Joston game in R 2-2 tie after the pliilllcs had failed lo score in the lop 01 the eighth liming. When the tnrpaullns were removed alter a 30-minule delay, the water- covered [icld w«s ruled "unplayable" by the umpires, ' Yarbro Softball Beats Centra/ Twice Yai'bro Oracle School «oftb*)Iers took a double-header from Central teams In the Y Grade School League yesterday afternoon. In the first game, the Yarbro fifth RiadorB downed Central 9-3 with I);mlo].s Hie winning pitcher. In tho second gamo the sixth graders rallied for three runs in the fifth lo down Central 9-8. the midst of a Washington that produced five rims nnd , the Nats a 7-7 deadlock. He ylcldec a run-producing fly and a slngli that tied the score. But with tht potential winning runs on the bases. Page settled down to retire Sam Dcnte for the third out, then se back the ensuing six men In sue cession to gain'his first triumph A seventh inning home run by Jci UiMai;glo with a male aboard or Mickey Harris shattered the 7-7 tic. A home crowd of 44,642 watched the unbeaten Detroit Tigers register their third straight victory by defeating the Chicago White Sox, 4-i. Ti, e only other unbeaten American League tenm Is St. Louis winner of its first two games. The Browns and Cleveland were Idle yesterday. Vic Wertz's homer with two on In the eighth broke a 1?1 deadlock, and won for Detroit. Red Sox win Maurice McDcrmott, 21-year-old lefthander, gave Manager McCarthy a swell present on his 63rrt birthday when he pitched the Red Sox to an easy 8-2 triumph over the Philadelphia Athletics. 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