The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1940 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 12, 1940
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER. 12, 1940 fflAINING Ready for the Bell - - - • By Art Krem: B*ATHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ilen Ros^ Opens Eighth Season As Coach Of Arkansas Cagers FAYETTEVILLB, Ark., Dec. 12 I UP)—With a small but talented squad, the. Arkansas Razerbacks have started basketball .practice "aider the direction of Coach" Glen Rose, who is starting His eighth Jeason as basketball mentor, wore |ns usual gloomy expression as he ooked the candidates over while Ihey were indulging in such fundamentals as shooting, dribbling, and passing. In spite of Rose's refusal comment on his team's chances the Southwest Conference race, bservers here feel that the Razorbacks are back on the champion- Ihip trail. § I They point out that in "'Captain ' fohn "Treetop" Freiberger Ark- pnsas has one of the finest centers, Razorback history; that Johnny" IVdams. playing his third and last |ea.scn, led the conference in ('coring as a sophomore »and~ was, arevented from repeating last; teason by injuries; arid that How-.' jird "Red" Rickey, veteran guard, not only a great, defensive player put a leading scorer as well. Six letter-men are trying out |pr positions. In addition to Frei- irger, Adams, and Hickey, there u-e O'Neil Adams, R. C. Pitts and i. E. Mitchell. Lost from last year's squad are iammiil, Southerland and Briggs, til leitermen. Gammill and South- brland quit school to enter the air keryice of the army and Briggs Completed his eligibility last sea- Among the sophomores who are trying for positions on the varsity Kquad are three outstanding performers: Noble Robbins, all-state forward from Ash Flat; Gordon Carpenter, giant center -from Ash Hat, also an all-stater in high chool; and Clayton Wynne, Flashy guard from West Memphis. Both Robbiris and Carpenter |were members of the Ash Flat team which won the state high school championship two years jago. Wynne has just won his letter as a sophomore at tackle on I the Razorback. football team. Arkansas will open the basketr Iball season with a pair of games lagainst Drury College of Spring- jfield. Missouri, to. be played here •December, 13;<l *14. These games Iwill hp'^Sffllritoiv^-ifer- o hai-ncfA™^ The Dope Bucket T. Iwill belfll.e-By- a bamstorm [ing trip'^during-othe . Christmas [holidays,;:- on whcih'; the"' Razorbacks I will play the Teachers College at 1 Murray. Kentucky; Southwestern University . at Marion, Arkansas; and the Phillips Oilers of Bartles- [vnie, Oklahoma, at Little Rock. The Razorbacks will open and iiose their-Southwest Conference I play away from home. They open against .Texas at Austin January 10 and 11 and will wind up the season with a pair of games against Southern Methodist at [Dallas. February 28 and March'" 1. The complete schedule is as folllows: Dec. 13 and 14—Drury at Fay- 1 etteviUe. Dec. 19—Murray Teachers at [Murray, Ky. Dec. 20 — Southwestern U. at | Marion. Ark. Dec v 21—Phillips 66 at Little Rock. Jan. 3—Phillips 66 at Bartles- Iville. Okla. Jan. 4 — Kansas Teachers at [Pitlsburg. Kans. Jan. 10 and 1 I—Texas at Austin. [Jan. 17 and 18—Texas A. & M at liPayetteviHe. Feb. 1—Kansas Teachers at Fay- Ictteville. Feb. 7 and 8—Baylor at Fay- letteville. Feb. 12 and 13—Rice at Fay- [etteville. Feb. 21 and 22—Texas Christian [U. at Fort Worth. Feb. 28 and Mar. 1—Southern Methodist at Dallas. Sikes Is Beaten By Comiskey MEMPHIS, Dec. 12.—Bob Sikes, Pine Bluff heavyweight winner of the Southern championship three weeks ago, lasted ten rounds against Pat Comiskey, sensational Patterson, N. J., fighter who won over the Arkansan by a decision at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis last night, Sikes, floored five times during the fight by the heavier and harder hitting Jersey Irishman, collapsed after the scrap and was 'taken to a hospital. Only a great display of courage and toughness enabled Sikes to stay the limit against the powerful Comiskey, the • only : , manj^to ..ever defeat Sikes during JJiip";letter's professional ca- Butter Shortage Called Hazard for Dictators PHILADELPHIA (UP)— Butter— or the lack of it—eventually may lead to the downfall of Europe's dictators, according to Dr/Ellicr McDonald, director of- .the/Biochemical Research Founatipn of the Franklin Institute. " ; ' Lack of a proper proportion of butter in the diet of the armies will lead to weakening of the soldiers, Dr. McDonald said, He quoted . the result of experiments on rats which showed that 'a deficiency of oleic acid, derived from butter, hampers digestion of fats and causes lowered vitality and higher susceptibility to diseases. "' This' 1 was the'second time Sikes had "been'.given a crack at the nation's number 1 one heavyweight prospect. In their first meeting in the East several months ago Comiskey kayoed Sikes in the initial round. In the semi-windup Jack Marshall, stocky Texan, knocked out I Johnny McCarthy of Chicago in ithe second round. Sikes In Hospital MEMPHIS', Tenn.. Dec. 12 (UP) j —Bob Sikes, who held the South- ' ern Heavyweight championship j three weeks, was in a hospital today for a "slight brain concussion" j received last night in a 10-round j bout with Pat Comiskey of Patter- j son. N. J. Physicians said Sikes'! condition was satisfactory. Comiskey won a decision over the Pine Bluff. Ark., fighter, after knocking 'him down several times. In the third round, Comiskey connected with a left-hook and Sikes went through the ropes. tVzalea Trail Lengthened MOBILE, Ala. (UP) — Mobiles famed 17 ? mile Azalea Trail <is being-enhanced by addition of a two- and-oiie-h'ajf-mile Azalea Parkway costing $27,000 and which will contain /• 2,700 ;.;. five-year-old azalea '-- If I had a nose for news and the newspaper tendencies of a Winehell or a Fiddler 1 would «o on record as predicting that more than just another amnicur fight is at .stake when Jimmy Umsford, Joe Craig's promising young heavyweight, .squares off with Lurry Bodine, Barcelona, Spain, former member of the •Spanish Olympic boxing team, tomorrow night at the American Legion arena. Here arc (he facts in the case: Exhibit one— Lunsford. Here is a youngster who has won 10 of 20 fights against top flight competition since embarking on his ring career less than six months ago. Many of his victories have come via the knockout route. He Ls young, having just turned the 2lst milestone; stands well over the six foot mark and packs 198 pounds on his sturdy, well proportioned frame, and can hit hard with both hands. His sensational record is a testimony to his ability to learn. Before Joe discovered him he hardly knew his right hand from his left hand and had no more knowledge of the fight game than 1 do about chess. He certainly must be considered an excellent professional heavyweight prospect. Exhibit two—Jack Kearns. Ever since he broke with Jack Dempscy after directing him to the world's heavyweight championship that; netted both more than a million dollars, Kearns has been scouring the country for another big boy, preferably a beginner, to put under his wing in an effort to produce another champion. So far his efforts have been without avail in the heavies, though he has managed two other ^ worlds title holders. Kearns has accepted an invitation to be on hand for this amateur program and I do not have .the slightest idea that, he is coming along just for the ride or to polish up on his refereeing technique. Exhibit three—Joe Craig. Just recently Joe sold his dairy business and confided that Jimmy was the reason. Ever since he became interested in the boxing game years ago, Craig has been looking for-a heavyweight. He says that a good heavyweight is a gold mine arid believes he has struck tin excellent vein in Lunsford. So convinced that his boy has what it takes he is staking all on him. to rise or fall, and a man doesn't go around tossing a business overboard unless he has prospects for something as good or better to take jts place. Since Kcams established head- quurters. and began promoting in _Memphi§ j - i J t oe has made several Hfrps fiAtfe Bluff City and not to Giving Financial Report on Britain PAGE SEVKft As Washington debated fmnn- . <cial .id t, Britain, Sir Frederick ! Phillitjs, Under Secretary of the .British Treasury, flew the Atlantic lo report to L". S.Trcai'ury oflichils nn Britain's rnonotnry situation. Sir Frederick, regarded as one of linglnnd's shrewd-, esl fiscal experts, is pictured as he arrived in New York. view the Mississippi river. He looked up the man who managed the Mnnnssii Mauler and told him what lie" had. AS further proof he took Jimmy to Memphis and htul him work with Put G'omiskey, the hard Hitting New Jersey Irishman and one of the outstanding contenders for Joe Louis' crown. The workouts must have been convinciny for Kenrns. and possibly Comlskey, are' to be here tomorrow night to sec him under fire. If Cniifj could effect a hookup with Kearns it would be a ten-day strike. He could afford to sell him part of Jimmy's contract which he now holds. Long In the fighting game Kearns not only knows all the questions and answers, but has connections with all the leading promoter.', in the'-'East where the big; money is. If Jimmy could come .through as Craig hones and ex- '•pccts him to, they would be in n favorable spot in front of Un> eight ball, instead of behind it. I rest my case. .To prevent needles and pins from rusling,.-stick, them into a piece of flannel which has been saturated with j machine oil. ',: Monday,'Tuesday iuui WeUncaclay arc the worst.Vd'ays.: for soot-fogs »fpjer**.tne cities ' of England/: ; -''** -, 'j-' -',.',.. ' • "r i . New Liberty News Honor Mrs. Aycwtk Mrs. Clyde Onenl and Mrs. Iris Bhnjham entertained Thursday U\ compliment to Mrs, Jaiiics Roy Aycock. After games and contests, Mns, Aycock was presented an" assortment of gifts. A dessert plate with coffee was served by the hostess. <• » i Club to M«wl Tlu> Qirthday club will meet TliuradHy, Dec. 10, ut the home of* Mrs. P. B. gan-ntl for n Christmas party, Enbh member will bring- a Bifl to be presented to the person whose name shij draws after arriving at (lie party. Mrs. w. 11. Dyes;;, who has i\ birthday Dec. IB! will be an honored guest. * « * ** Mr. imd Mrs. Hilton SlopUcn- •son. Mrs. Pearl Hill, R, L. Marshall and Miss Willie Miirshnll spent •Smicluy ut Ccilrou, Mo., with Mr. and Mrs, \Vnl\cr Hill and -son. Mr. Mtu-slmi! uiid his daughter, Mrs. Wrtller Hill, had birlhctuys on that duy. Mrs. P. H. Mudciox, ,who hus been 111. is now 'able to be out. Mv. vuul Mrs. j. M. Aycock spent Monday In Memphis. Polly Ann McDonald, who has been 111 of sum-Jet fover, Ls improving Dell News Convention Mceis The monthly sluglny convention met, at the Baptist church Sunday aftcrnobn under the direction of its president, Ray Morgan, of Del). » 0 » James M. Ross is now ut home after having spent two weeks In Alexandria, La. Commodore Billiard Jr.. of Helena, is visiting his mother, Mrs. W. C. Grlco. He will be here until after the Chrlslmns holidays. Mrs. Delia Ozee, of Driver Grove, spent thu weekend here. X Marks Spiit for Safety* 1 » PAWTUOKET, R. 1. '(UP)—The Paw tucket Junior Chamber of Commerce has launched un unu.siwl safety drive. Members plan, tc visit the scene of all ratal auto uc- cirlenls and place a black circle with a rod "X" on the spot where- the body was found. Read Courier News want ads. Was Old at 62 GETS VIM, PEP, FEELS YOUNGER "I'nx CS. Fell my we every bll. »iii O»;rei • »v«> tni vim ami- pen tlmt riwktt m* fa| miny year! yoiini-cr."— A. 8. Horio;,. N«p»'T'»^ "oflTftFJC ul.o , . . . ul.lots couuiu ionics, i ? m, by JK M ""i l '.V*'. 1 ,, M nn)-& n ,', ln l \ lt Vor > ™*S "" lli *nm«n. A t J-y old nopTQK wrltw: "UdM «u iftuch for p»?Ten 1 took It luvBoif. Ucimlm nne." OiT 3&a n^' y £ r -r- 1< W *»Uirt»twl. mulct * i EfJ^Vim aon't rUk • vciiuy. Bun Utiuy i Hunter Makes Good at Last RENO. Nev. (UP)In 1922. Lester Groth of the state printing of- j fice, promised he would shoot a wild goose for his pastor. Each year since then he has shot in vain. This year he was successful ! and the Rev. J. L. 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