The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 27, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 27, 1950
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FACT 1WEI,V» BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL Tt, 19flt Chicks' District Track Crown is Placed on Line In Jonesboro Meet Today Blylhevllle's chlckasaws (rack-* men laid the District Three crown that they have worn for the past three years on the line today and the odds were against them drawing it back once again. The Chicks, along with the junior Papooses, were in Jonesboro today competing In the District Three track and field meet at Arkansas State College. The senior A and B and the junior meets were held together on Arkansas Stale's oval. '•'.In addition to the- Chicks and Paps at least three other Mississippi County schools had teams entered In the meet. Leachville entered a team '.'• the Class A meet, and Osceola and Dell were expected to enter in the Class B event. -This is the first time since before the war hat a Class A track meet has been helri in the district. : Track was curtailed by the war in nearly every school in the 1 district and the schoo's have been i slow about rc-initiiting the spi'ing sport. I j Hurricane Favorrrt For the past three years Blythc- ville' has been the only Class A school in the district to sponsor a track team but Ihls spring both Jonesboro and paragoutd have reinstated the sport and are favored to beat out Ihc Chicks for the district crown. Southern Association W L Pet. Birmingham 9 Mobile 8 Atlanta 8 Memphis ^ New Orleans 6 Nashville 5 Chattanooga 5 Little Rock I NATIONAL LEAGUE • *' I, Chicago 3 0 Brooklyn 8 Pittsburgh 5 Boston •* St. Louis 3 Philadelphia 2 New York .- 1 Cincinnati 0 AMERICAN Jonesboro is listed as the favorite i ,, . . j;. .!_:__ _.:n- n_ _,,~~..I,J ' OOSlOIl Detroit . ... New York . , Washington Cleveland . . Philadelphia LEAGUE W L 6 in the A division with ParaRould expected to furnish the strongest opposition. Leachville, which Is fielding its first track Icam, and Blytheville 'are expected to follow In that order. Osceola is favored in the B division. The. Seminoles won the district title last year. Jonesboro Is favored in the junior division with the Papooses expected tc finish a close second. ' The meet got underway this morning at 10 a.m. with the senior tune trials and junior events. The senior meet proper started at 1 o'clock this afternoon, •: The district golf and tennis tournaments were nlso scheduled for today with the tennis meet, to be held at Arkansas State and golf matches to be ployed on the Jon- nesboro Coutry Club course. ;• The Blytheville golf team of E. B. Gee, Jr., and Frank \Vagner, won the district title last year. State Ordered To Pay Bounty On Wolf Scalps ; LITTLE ROCK. April 27. (H ,The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been ordered to pay state bounties on seven disputed animal scalps.. ,. The commission says the scalps -are those of dogs. . "Wolf scalps" declare the Boono County men nho turned them in Boone County Judge Aubrey Hick- •nbottom agreed with the hunters • Pulaski Chancellor Guy E. Williams ruled yesterday the commission had rio choice in the matter— it had to follow Judge Hickenbottom's certification that the scalps were those of wolves. • Hickenboltom 'paid a county bounty on the scalps. Then h sent the scalps to Little Rock where Commission Secretary T. A bounty of $15 each authorized by McManls refused to pay a state Act 183 of 1949. Williams also overruled a com mission contention that Act 183 vra, unconstitutional. 'Hie contention was based on amendment 35, which set up the commission as a quasi legislative, body with authority ti make its own regulations. • Ed Ashbaugli. Little nock alter ney who represented the commis fiion said he would appeal to th Arkansas Supreme court. Louis , hicago . Tigers May Have Found Needed Mound Relief in Paul Co/vert ret. .887 .114 .667 .GOO .375 .333 .286 .200 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Birmingham S, Memphis. 5 Atlanta 7. Little Rock I Nashville 10. New Orleans 6 Mobile 8, Chattanooga 3 National I.eajrtie Brooklyn 5, Philadelphia 4 (10 nnings) St. Louis 3. Cincinnati ! New York at Boston, cold weather American League Detroit 8, St. Louis 6 (10 Innings) Washington 5, Philadelphia 3 New York 10, Boston 2 —Courier News Photo 1'AF THINCtADS—Shown above are members of the Blytheville Junior High School track team which competed against other junior teams of District Three in the district track meet at Arkansas State College in Jonasboro. The district event is the first full-length meet of the year for the Paps. Members of tile squad are: front row {left to right)—Tommy Moflley, dashes; Kelly Jones, dashes and relay; Ralph B, Uek Hmiul 4 A«wcl»t«4 Trttt Sptrii Writer , Paul Calvert, a »10.000 hand-me-; down, looks like the relief help Red Rolfe needs to make Detroit • sure fire pennant lhre._t. Galvert's sale to Detroit by Washington last winter w»s in obscure waiver deal. But It wis i key move In Manager Rolfe's 1950 plani. Rolfe likes Oalvert's low linker. The manager's neat little book of past performances told a Calvert story that belied his «-n record id his 14 straight defeats in 1»49. Red knew lie had the starting pitchers lo match inything in the league. Virgil Trucks. Art Houtte 7 man, Ted Gray, Freddie Hutchln- son and Hal Newhouser, until h« came up with a »6re arm. But Jhen what? "That's my problem," said Rolfe during spring training day* at Lakeland, Pla. "If I can come up with a dependable relief man we'll be in pretty good shape, 1 hope Calvert will do it." Calvert. a 31-year-old veteran with a history of arm trouble, may lot be the ideal fireman. But he Is determined. A few years buck he jought his release from Toronto for .1.500 so that he could pitch winter Mil .n Havana. Last spring, a free agent, he sold himself to Clark Griffith. Came Alnnr SLimlj Griff and Calvert had a difference of opinion about salary. After the season Paul wrote the Washington owner. ."Trade me else" he said In effect. Griff was ;lad tn oblige: Calvert came along slowly. In the spring exhibitions. By opening day he was ready. Rolfe used him three 440; Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Birmingham, night Little Rock at Atlanta, night Nashville at New Orleans, night Chattanooga at Mobile, ntght Snyder, dashes and relay; and Donald Gentry, dashes and relay. Back row—Bill White, distance; Bob Childress, weights and distance; Montroc Holland, weights; Johnny O'Brien, relay and broad jump; and Norman Bratcher, dashes. A. J. Hall and Norbett Blnnkenship are also members of the squad but were not presenl when photo was marie, National League New York at Boston Philadelphia at, Brooklyn Cincinnati at Chicago St. Louis at Pittsburgh, night American league Boston at New York Cleveland at Detroit Washington nt Philadelphia, night Chicago at. St. Louis, night Godwin Sneaker At Gosnell Dinner For Hoop Teams Bill Godwin, Blytheville sporting goods dealer and former coach and irofe.ssional football player, was irincipal speaker Tuesday night when Go=nell school feled its bas- iethall teams in the school cafc- cria. "Relationship of Competitive Athletics to Competition in Life," was the topic of Mr. Godwin's talk. Basketball Coach Roy Flon gave the address of welcome and Harold Jones responded for the players. Principal j. E. Harris was master of ceremonies. Thirty-nine students and guests attended the affair which was the lirst of its kind in the history of the school. Barons Beat Chicks Again; Pebs Lose 7-1 By The Associated Tress Birmingham has a simple formula for leading the Southern Association—just knock the ball out of the park at least twice each game. In 12 games tins season, the Barons have collected 2n home runs. . .Last night, as Birmingham trailed Memphis by one rim in the bottom of the sixth inning, Ed Lavone on and blasted his sixth'homer igne stepped up to the plate with of the year. The rcsulWBirmlng- ham won, 6-5. Birmingham got the range on 'Memphis bonus pitcher Gus Ker- lasakos. In the second inning Norm Zauchin rnttlcd young Keriasakos with a homer. Before it wns over four runs were in one one four hit and three walks and the bonus boy was a spectator. Chattanooga dropped its fourth straight game by falling, 8-3, before Mobile. The Atlanta Crackers, lagging handed Little Rock it.s eighth sue- only a half game behind Mobile, cessive. ; '.bcating, 7-1. Nashville's Vols turned back Nen Orlcans;~nO-6, a s Tom Neill, Ed .Ferendes and Roy Peterson smashed home runs. Altogether, the Vols collected 14 hits. Atlanta's Al Henccheck allowed the Travelers only five hits. The Crackers shelled Little rjock southpaw Lou I.ombardH for six runs in a big second inning. Sports Roundup flafh Fullertan Jr. NEW YORK, April 27. </T)— Rip Sngle. whg left (.he ivy-draped confines of Brown lor greater security as Pemi State football coach, bad Lhe task last night of "welcoming" Ltoyd Jordan to the Ivy League. . . . Jordan quit Amhersl. where he probably could have stayed forever.'to take the somewhat less certain Harvard job. ... . And both these moves have the coaching fraternity rather ptiz?.lcd, . ... one sure thing is that Penn State didn't offer En?le any hupe salary, but it did give hin\ a professorship and probably will dig up some material for him . Could be that Rip's friend anc advisor. Dick Harlow. touted him onto the job. Dick always had weakness for Penn St»te. . '.".<.Ot cou'rse. if a coach really wants appreciation, he should head for th Southwest. Southern Methodist fan. recently pave Matty Bnll a bi(? shiny automobile, plus a two-yna insurance policy on 11 and $100 worth of gas. Whisenhunt Cops 10-3 Softball Win •In \vhat was perhaps the lighl est, defensive game of th* Bn Window League's young seaso Ark-Mo yesterday dropped a 10-8 decision to Whiscnhunt. Ark-Mo's attack was featured by home runs by Richardson, john.son ,and Austin, all coming in the second frame. Whlsenhunt capitalized on Aik- Mo errors and a four-badger by Bradshaw for four runs In the first- Inning. _ : Today's Bay Window same finds Courier News facing Fred S. gallba Company's team. I.imiierl Co-Onfrratinn Onp nf Ihc chuckles In Genr SarjizcrTs new hook, "Thirty Years uf Championship Golf.'* comes from a tale of Mrs. Sarazen asking Gene's cartdir, during a Florida Innrnamrnt. how things wrrr polnr. . . . "Well," rtnlied thr cmliUe, "wr sol a hirriic on thr 13th; wr hlrdirtl Ihc- 11th. Ion. . hut on 15 Mr. Sarazen took a seven." Drivers Blink Police Yesterday's Sports in Brief By The Associated Press Masketball Ran Francisco — Phil Woolpcrl WES named head basketball coach at the University of San Francisco, succeeding Pete Newell. New York—John Bich was named hr^d basketball coach nt Forrtham. replacing Frank (Hot Adams. Baseball HI. Louis—The St. Loui.' Browns hrusht inficlricr Lro Raymond Thomas from Cleveland. General New York—The Olympic Committee decided to send R full U.S. team to the Pan American games next year in Buenos Aires. Shawnee Loses To Marked Tree By 5 to 3 Count Nfarkect Tree High School's baseball team yesterday afternoon won it.s fiist h,ame of the .season ^hen it defeated the Shawnee nine 5 to 3 on the loser's diamond. - Rocale went the rouEc lor Marked Tree, striking out 11 SLmwiicc batters. He yielded three runs on five hits while his team made two errors. J. Harrison. Shawnee pitcher, struck out four while giving up five runs on lour hits. Sha\vncc \vns -rcditcd with five errors. A return game is scheduled (o be played Saturday nftcrnoon at Marked Tree. Shawncc has played one other game this season, defeating Kciscr 17-3 last Thursday at Keiscr. Miss Kirk Moves Up at Pinchurst Maior League Leaders Br (he AsMvl»lr<t PrtM Mtloni! League. Balling—Musisl, St. Louts, Jone.5 Philadelphia, 419. Runs—Ashburn. Philadelphia and Jethroe, Boston «. Runs batted in—EnnLs, Philadelphia 9, Hits—Jonei and Eiinis, Philadel- phia'13. Doubles—Ennis, Philadelphia, 'our players tied with 3, Triples—Kerr. Boston, and Ennis. Philadelphia, 1. Home Runs — Westlake, Pittsburgh 4: Gordon, Boston, Thompson, Nrw York, and Campanula, Brooklyn 3. Stolen bas«—Snider, Brooklyn, 1. • • i American League Batting—Mitchell, Cleveland Oroth. Detroit. AV>. Runs—Rizzuto and Berra, York, and, Boston. 11. Runs batted In—Stephens, ton. H; Berra, New York. 11. Hits—Zarillrt, Boston, 15; Berra, New York, 14. Doubles—Zarilla. Boston, 7; (our players tied with 4, Triple. 1 ;—Henrich. New York, 3; Dtlllnger. Philadelphia. 2. Home run'—Wood and Kokos. St. Louis; and Fain. Philadelphia, 3. Slolen Vasts—Many players tied with one each. PINEHURST, N.C., April ST. Mrs. Est«lle Lawson Fife today stood In the path of Peggy Kirk In the FindUy. Ohio, girl's bid for. * second straight Women's North arid South golf championship. _ The Chapel Hill, N.C., housewife, who won this tournament »even times, the last In IMS, was Mis* Kirk's opponent In a qunrter-tiria! test today. The winner will mov« Into • the semi-finals tomorrow against the survivor of a match between Mae Murray. Vermont champion from Rutland, and Bee Me- Wane of Birmingham, Ala. ^ In the lower bracket. Mrs. BettJ Bush of Hammond, III,, met Pat O'Sulllvan. of Orange, Conn., and Helen Sigel of Philadelphia, -took on Mrs. J. D. Platt, Jr., of Miami. 500; New Bos- Derby Gams Slated for Testing Today LEXINGTON, Ky., April 27. (AP> —Eleven classy sophomores figured j test tlicir Kentucky Derby legs j ;oday in thfi semi-final tune-up for $100.000 classic and maybe lift their stock for the lirst leg of rac- ig's 1950 triple crown. There \vas a foreigner too—Big Ike—iii Lhe Field of 12 named Tor the $20,000 added 1 I'S miles blue gra.%5 stakes that ends Kecneland's spring meeting. The Bine Grass—just one-eighUi mile shorter than the Derby route —nnd the Derby trial at Churchill Downs next Tuesday provide the last limbering up drills before the run for the roses a week from Saturday. . V ...- • ... • There's a 828.500 pot oT gold,to be split in the Blue Gra,ss and the winner gets a net $21,300 after the fees are paid. The three choices In pre-Derby belting— Your Host, Hill Prince.and Middlcground —pawed the Blue Grass but Oil CiipUol, N:ivy Chief and Mr. Trouble were around to hrlp provide the excitement. \ Oil CnpUol, Tom Gray's Okln- | homa colt who captured the Flamingo but didn't show much in an alcnvance test at seven furlongs here last week, drcsv top weight of 1" J 6- The -same \veiqht was put on Wisconsin Boy. win tier or the Arlington Fxitunty last year for the I/tidy- .smith, Wis., papermaker, W. M. Peavy. Onc-MJniite Sports Pagr The Phillies' Russ Meyer, after brief look, ar^-fts that Johnny Sai of the Braves Isn't pitching as well as he did two years ago. For that matter, neither is Russ. . . . nix Voisellc of Ninety Six, S.C.. younger brother of Bill Voiselle, Is playing for Greensboro in the Carolina League. . . . Bo'by Risgs. whose pru tennis tour has grossed he'll h've to play baseball this summer tor the Chicrvgo American Giants for the same reason. . . Figure that out. than S200.0QO this year. Is hoping' to sign up Oussy Moran for the next tour and bring in even more dou^h. . . . Ronkie Johnny Wilson, who played in 145 of the Harlem Globetrotters' 173 basketball games this winter, is passing tip the European lour, he says, "mostly for financial reasons." He adds that if he can't get a job at home in Anderson, Tnd., Cleaning (he Cuff Richard Cookc. who took over thR . Torrington. Conn., franchise In the more I Colonial League with only two tvceks to assemble a team, is Connecticut fish and game commissioner. . . . Wonder if he expects to raise ball players like hatchery trout? . . . Elmer (Elbows'! Anderson, tabbed as the roughest guy in the roller derby racket (that doesn'l include the gals). is a spare-time pianist who holds a degree in music from Northwestern. times In the first seven garner and the Tigers surged to the .league lead in a spurt start. Against the St. Louis Browns yesterday. Calvert slipped through two hitlciss innings to earn an 8-6, decision in the ^enth. It was the first game he'd won since last June 3 when he beat the sam« club with a nine-inning effort. ., The Tigers, surging to their sixth win in seven starts, won in the tenth on a walk to Eddife Lipon and singles by Georfce Kell and Pat Mullln, ; _ . For the second straight day. New York Yankee pitcher went the route as 'Eddie Lopat stopped the Boston Red Sox with,eight hits 10-2. The Yanks unloaded kn 11- :iit barrage including homers b} Hank Bauer and Yogi Berra^ Ted Williams, returned to In? Boston lineup .after missing four games, but he didn't help. Hitlfess in four trips. Williams' batting average sagged 207 points from -5T to .364. Sid Hudson, the Washington veteran who was reported /'finished' in spring training boosted the Senators Into third place !"with a 5-1 victory over Philadelphia In * nigh game. Hudson went the, route, limiting: the A's to : seven hits. Phils Prostrst Loss 'Brooklyn, home of the rhubarb,. popped up with a new one In last night's 5-4 Dodger win over the Phillies in 10 innings. Manager Eddie Sawyer finished the game under protest because of a dispute over a ground, rules double by Roy Cam- panclla. . ' \ With one out anci Duke Snider on first, in the' tenth, Campanella drove a long fly to left. Umoire Babe f'inelli ruled a ground rules double when a fan touched the ball. The Phils claimed the spectator prevented left fielder Dick Sisler from making the catch. When play resumed. George Shuba was intentionally passed loading the bases, pee Wee Reese followed with a game-winning single that hung the loss on reliever Blix Donnelly., Howie Pol let hit his 20-game winning form of 1949 with a five hitter agr'nst the win loss Cincinnati Reds. Eno-s Slaughter assured the St. Louis cards of a 3-2 edge with a fifth-inning single follow ing Stan Musial's triple, A New York at Boston night game in Lhe Nations' was postponed because of cold weather PittsburKs and Chicago were not scheduled. Cold forced postponement of the Cleveland-Chicago game in the American. 11 -Year-Old Boy Killed luring Sand lot Game EDSON Continued from Page I present Institute of :nter-Amerlcan Affairs and Inter-Departmental Scientific and Cultural Co-operation programs. Government ha* been carrying on these technical assistance projects since early in the war. But this will leave only »15.000,000 for new Point Four programs and assistance to underdeveloped countries through the United Nations. Point Four planneri say it isn't enough for a start. caught. Then he gives up the.bat to the fielder who caught the fly. BATON ROUGE. La., April 21 >) — A line drive hit an 11-year-nlci boy in the chest during a saivllol baseball game here yesterday and rcfclleci htm. Police Capt- R- J- Duhom Identified the hoy as Billy Poret, pitcher in a flies out baseball game — a contest in which A batter stays at the plate until a fly ball Is Guarantee*/. Fishing Worm Getter Poor a little EARI-Y BIRD wh«r« worms are—on rich, damp B«H, under lar«e rorks, boards, ete. Worms rrawl to .surface - ht * few minutes. Doesn't hnrt worm*. Saves monej, time, work, »!«• from,running out of worms •• trips. Fun Jo use. Guaranteed results or money back. Lonjc last-^ ing bottle EARLY BIRD only Sl.M at— ' ':. Bill Godwin Sporting Goods Your Key to True Hour ,Sour Mash bourbon is not OLD FITZGERALD Sour Mash is a special type o! Kentucky whiskey, made and »ged naturally, without scientific pressure or haste. It is lh« mo«t «Tp*nsivft whiakr to produce because it take* more grain lo make, more Mi lo age;—but the ultimate product is unsurpassed in fu body and satisfying flavor. Soi:r .Mash bonrl>on made Kentucky bourbon famoiifi. OLDFITIGERALD OLD FASHIONED. Manhattan Island> f'rr-t water reservoir was built In 1718. ,. I JONOEO SOU* HASH KBrnjCKY STRAIGHT 8OUMON WHISKEY • loo >1>OOf coast to and from this Israeli industrial and port city, one sees frequently a single bllnkine headlight HAIFA (API—This is a new kind I on passenpcr cars and trucks. Driv- of cooperation among motorists— i crs so blink the light lo inform each but it doesn't help the police any. I other that there's a police check Traveling along the Mediterranean ! post not far ahead. LOOK-CAR OWNERS! Here's proof of our tremendous savings to you For the next 10 days you can have ill] your AUTO GLASS C INSTALLED P with each §5 repair job on your car. We save you up (o 50??.- on all repair woik. HOTS BODY SHOP 110 South Mlly . Phone 34511 Arkansas Golfers Win COLUMBIA. Mo.. April 27. l,Pi— University of Arkansas golfers defeated University of Missouri. 10-8. here yesterday. Jim McKinncy ot Missouri was low with a 7C, two under pnr. Arkansas' \Velline Eisen- nianll and Randy Warner each shot a 71. National Cotton Week Dance TUESDAY MAY 2 BILL GODWIN SPORTING GOODS Fishing & Hunting jj. cense. •Mimmic IT J2 fl. Host $ 19.95. Aluminum *F!u;its, 12 & 14 ft. Fly rods, Casting rods and guns repaired. Shoes for every s|)ort. 421 \V Main Phone fi7fi2 soe sums ORCHESTRA Bob SlronR's Orchestra is thR first In a serifs of name bands which the American T.cdnn will soon bring to Blytheville. DANCE Cabaret Style 9 to 1 National Guard Armory —•— Admission Advance Sale Tickets: SI.20 per pcrijon tTax Ineln.) Tickets at the Door: SI.50 per person (Tax Incl.) Advance Tickets nn sale s( Klrhy DrtlR Store, anrt Floyd While's Shoe Store. Announcing Our New SALES MANAGER J. P. HOLLAND W« inrit* hit friends to come in «md see J. P. at th« new home of Hudson cars in Blythevrll* —515 E. Main. Burnett Hudson Sales New Address—515 Edit Main BlythevilU

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