The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1943 · Page 4
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,P\GB SIGHT- Greg Rice Will Try For Record CLEVELAND, Mai, 16 (UP)— AMotcn track and Held champions —headed Uy Two-Miler Greg Rice —will make another assault on the records tonight, at the Knights o( Columbus meet in the Clcv.-land ' . . •' Essldes Rice— who goes alter his S4th consecutive distance victory— the meet will feature a Uusl Between Gil Uodds and Earl Mitchell over the mile route. .Mitchell and Eodds have been battling ever since Hie seascn started two months ago, t)Ui neither has established definite superiority. ' Cthcr outstanding performers Include Fred Schlklnger of Manhattan, Bob Ufer of Michigan, and Jimmy Herbert of the New York Athletic Club in the 600. It probably will be the same old story, for Rice In the tivo-mile. His best opposition most likc.ly will come from. Ollie "Hunter of Noire Dame and Glenn Maslcn of Col- gale. The rest of the field is almost certain to find itself lapped al least once. ; "I he mile contest should, be thrilling. This Is -the last Jndoor meet of the season, so the boys will be anxious to finish off with a good performance, Absent this week will be' the indoor champion of 1943— Frank Dixon— who was called to active duty with the Army yesterday. Dixon holds three victories this season, Doods two, nnd Mitchell one. Tile N. Y. U. freshman clinched top honors for the campaign, but he didn't show that he's head and shoulders above the rest of the pack. Dodds will be favored over Mitchell tonight, principally because of his triumph In the Bankers' mile at Chicago last week. The Indiana runner is defending champion .in the event— but the Boston Ecacon rales the nod to grab die' crown Ihis .time. . ;The 600 nteo promises to be an interesting race. Until last week, Ufer was just about -the best man in action at 600 yards— that Is, after Hugh Short went Into (lie Army. Bui Herbert— three times national champion at tliis'-Sistaricc— won at Chicago in the fast- time of one minute, 11 and three-tenths seconds. '..';.. '....... .Joe Noivlcki of FordlKim and Chuck '.Bcethiim of the Navy 'will battle it out in the one thousand. And the top sprinter of the season —Herd Thompson— will be In the 45-yard event. C RAYSON'S BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Real Yankees Cruickshank Comes Back As Winner I'INEIIURST, N. C., Mar. 2fi (UP)—Tlie .veteran Bobby Crlck- sliank has proved In no uncertain terms thnl they do come back by winning the animal North-South Open Golf championship. Jrulckshank, a .veteran of two decades of tournament play, shot n 72-holc,' fotir-ovcr-par total of 292 tq nose out the veteran Joe' Klrkwood of Philadelphia, by one stroke. The Richmond, Vs., professional, who led the first two rounds with n one-undcr-par U3, added a '15 to his total today to come from behind for his first major victory in years and first 'Jrtzc of $450 in Wai- Honds. Klrkwood who was second with Other scores In the order of finish included: • . Joe Tuniesa, of Rockvlllc Cen- r, N. .Y.-205; Gene Sarazen _ 2BC; Jolmny Rirrcll of Morristown, N. J.-2S8; Roy Minor of New Bern, N. O.—311; Roy Brons- dou of West Ncwto, Mass.—316'' William Gldbeck of While Plains'. N. Y.—317; Pvl, Lcs Kennedy of "Jump Cnmbell, Key.—318. The leading amateur player was i James T, Hnnlcr of North Adams Mass., who shot a 314 and was presented with $40 ivorlh of War Uomls. Corporal Ronnie Williams of 'Onmp Bulner, N. C. was the next amateur in line wilh a 315 total. , Ark,, March 20.— The following Paragould High senior and Junior boys and 'girls were basketball letter winners. They were; Senior High School girls: Misses Jackie Lou Cross, Emma Nell Wilt, Jean Crowley, Almcda Cox, Laveda Cox, Virginia Bomar, Virginia Wood, Myrtle Don MiCollum, Wynell Ellington and Mary Caroline Bradford. Senior nigh School boys: Hulen Cupp, Harry Buchanan, Gerald Day, Jimmy McDanicl, Billy piir- cell, Jerry Herron, Farrell' Berry- hllle, Fielding i>oe. Ned Penny, Jc.sse Tom Pritchaid and Billy fields. Junior High School girls: Misses ftoseraaiy Merlther, Wllin'a Began Martha Wood, Barbara Brady, Melva Pillows, Junulta Bo«an, peg- jy Fields, Helen Allmond and Al- frcda Bailey. -• .'....Junior High School boys: Frank Hyde, Morris Tcxtor, Marvin ciinii, With baseball Yankees training nt'Astiury Paik, N. J., Army players of G02nd Training Group.move'into.Uictr quarters In SI, Petersburg. The nnmes of Bill. Dickey, Charley Keller and Joe Gordon appear above lockers, but these • nthlelcs are, left to right, Sgl.s. - . Frauds X. Smith, Joe ciarh: (seated- and. Thurmiw White. Although the American eel breeds but once, it lays ns ninny as 10,000.000 eggs, • U. S. automobile industry has defense 'plants in 67 cities and towns of n states. SCOREBOARD llcular in six efforts us ,a ••jiive- inile. When lie came up for his seventh start, Hertz had u terrific hunch', won a nice bet, nnd paid- Kilmer $12,500 for Reign Count.. -.' ( . Count Reel does everything different, even lo sleeping ami cat- ing. He is nn equine Bohemian. Were lie a man, he'd be a rounder. He frequently remains awake late at night, tnkes short haps day nnd night nnd frequently hnd midnight suppers, lie often helps himself to n full rack of hay at night. This is not uncommon in cases of nervous, frctty,.'wishy- washy runners, which will not cat in the daytime, especially, illlics, but it U unusual hi a robust top- nolchor. [Count Fleet is as rough as was Jack Dcmpscy. There Is not. a mean'streak in him. He'doesn't kick or bite. His idea of playfulness is to butt.someone. • Count T'lcet, which nciiulred 72 pounds .during the winter nnd now comes in at 1040, Is rough on'spar- •Thqmns nutter, ir WacksmHh, first 'ninde Iron commcrcinlly In Pennsyivuniii in. me, in -lierks county, nciir I'ottslown. • BY HARRY GKA\bON _ ; NEA Sports Ethlor NEW YORK—Count Fleet the ring partners ,too. Bottom Raiii 3- Kentuckj Deruv fa^ritc, looks year-old'son of Milkman, is a new like a bum His sire, Relgh count one. Little Dinna lost form last year was a champion of course, but the attempting to keep up with the dam, Quickly, accomplished not a champion. : • "l fn S I Count Fleet is another striking Because he uis n cra^j colt example Hint champions come in which would not be conildeied it nH shnpes, sizes, and colors. , a thoroughbred show, John D i Long, sweeping, 'raw-boned Ex- Hertz early lost season sought lo terminator was remindful ofahiit- se|l jCouut Flcei foi $4500 Upbale mck. ' ' to find a bujer, the Chicago taxicab tycoon was forced to keep the fellow he- called Count Cuckoo, and which settled down to turn in''the'' fastest mile ever recorded by a 2-year-old—1:34 4-5 •— auel earn $76,2-55 in winning 10 of 15 starts and never finishing out of the '"money'. Count Fleet now working exceptionally • well at Belmont Park, may not look , the part, but the blood is there: He -is one of the Sundrldgc • line, which wns one of the swiftest in'England. It got Sun Briar for Willis Siiarpe Kil- rncr.on this side, and Sun Briar eot Sun B?au, which topped world money - winners until Scabisciilt came charging along. •John D. Hertz has bcni cxlrcme- ( ly fortunate with this line. Hertz purchased Rclgh Count on a premonition.' Heigh Count's sire, Sun Reigh, was a morning glory, his dam, Contossma, a nobody. Reigh Count' himself was branded no good when he got; nowhere in par- "Grease wool" Is.wool in Its natural slntc as it: comes from Uic sheep's back before being ' clcniietl. CHICKASAW West Main Ntar Zlst St. o»t, sUrts 12:15; Sun. sUrts 1:45 Nijht shows 6:45 Except Monday, opens G.-c: Continuous shows git. and Sun. Friday & Saturday - Double Feature FIRST FEATURE: 'Colorado' with Hoy Rogers <R Gubb) Hajcs SECOND KEATUltE: "Smashing the Money Ring 1 with Ronald Reagan Comedy Serial: "Jungle Girl" Open 7:00 p.m. Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Adm, Alffxvj llo and 2 Friday & Saturday Bullets for Bandits tt-ltli Hill Elliott & Trx Killer Serial: "Holt of the Secret Service'' Chiller 14. Selected Shorts Sunday & Monday 'The Road to Zanzibar' * with Bmy .Crosb), Boh Hope and Dorothy Lamour Unl\ers»4 News Saturday Midnight Show Slarls 10:45 p.m. Desperate Chance For Ellery Queen' with William Gargan * Margarcl l.hutscy Kclcclcil Shorls Sunday & 'Tortilla Flat' wilh :on«r Tracy, n c ,i v | iaMa rr anrt Frank Morgan News of (he Day Seleclcd Short MoseTalk can cost Lives! , "Shejutl sceoird life a nice jiVI fo me" Keep it under your STETSON "WHIPPET" HO One of (lie richest, mellowest hats you've ever worn . . . that's the Stetson "Whippet. Has bound edge, medium brim, and a line, medium tapered shape lo the crown. Choose it in "Skv .HIuc." I! MEAD'S W^V\'., . - ^ . ' ill M^iN srnttt <*-' I ' ' , Paragould Cagers Awarded Letters FRIDAY, MARCH' 26, 1943' Canadian Lightweight Hopes For Chance To Get Boul With Beau Jack NEW YORK, Mar. 2C (UP) — Pvt. Jolmny Greco of the Canadian Army Is an 11 to five choice to hand cieo Shans his second setback in a.month tonight, when the two meet at Madison Square Garden over the 10-round distance, Greco Is gunning for a. lightweight , championship bout with Beau Jack. He thought he had clinched a shot at Jack when he beat Shuns on February , 2fith—but Marlln DeVoll, Glenn Slearns, Jacob Turner, Junior Maxwell, James Hurt and L. E. King. the decision was so close (hat a re-match was arranged. Shans comes into the bout for jtlfleil by a milk died, designed to build up his strength. His handlers arc convinced that his trouble in the first meeting with oreco was that he had trained down too fine and lost some of his strength. So tonight the milk punch will get its acid test. The first Shtins - Gre^o bout found cieo the favorite. Greco was making his first appearance in a main event at Madison Square Garden, and the las Angeles Negro was figured to have too much advantage in experience and potsc. But the larruping punches of the Canadian Army's pride and joy told the story In the lon» run Tonight, another whirlwind bout Is expected, wilh Slmiis out to show that he's still a leading contender. A specially - made muff keeps the hands of Scrgtl Rachmaninoff, famous pianist, warm before concerts. Georgetown Wins Eastern NCAA Title NEW YORK, Mar. 20. (Ul>)_ The Ho.ras of Georgetown' defeated favored De Paul University 53 lo W, Jast night, to win the eastern championship of the National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament. Geoceeioira came from behind In Uic last half, 'at Madison Square Garden to take (lie lead and hold it. De Paul played the last 10 minutes of the game without the services of six-foot, eight-inch John Mlkan. Mikan was taken out. on personal fouls, after scoring 17 points. In (lie consolation round, Dartmouth downed New York University, 61 to 40. 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