The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1941 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 24, 1941
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•FRIDAY; JANUARY LM, 1941 Junior Game At 7:30 Will Open Double-Header W attraction at 7:30 Only Monette, Manila . and Eto- j wah have been able to defeat the! Devils in 1940-41 .p5ay. Both Manila ! and Monette hold two victories over ! Blv Srs Dell, while Etowah nosed the in- r,", vaders by a 'one-point margin. ' Co-captains J. T. Tale, forward, ana Cecil Metcalfe. guard, will lead the Dell quintet as it seeks •its 10th victory. High-scoring Kenneth Toff, who makes most of the points from a guard post; 'Center Elmo Jones, and Forward David Boi-en complete the starting five. L. M. Halt is the DeJl coach Spradley To Start Dildy announced one cnange in the chick lineup for the game that finds the locals trying for their second victory after winning only over Osceola while losing- to Manila twice. Jonesooro and Shawnee of Joiner. Hays Spradley will start in place of Hugh Dozier alongside Sonny Uoyd at a for-i ward post. Spradley, a substitute in 1 previous games, has unproved} greatly and should score several' points more than usual. Bo Coppedge. 230-pound center, will captain the team tonight! Monk Mosley and HerschCt 3e- sharse will handle the guard posts. The Starters Coppedge fc) Mosley Besharse Bly Jrs Stone Houchin Fischel Thompson fc) Doss PCS. F F F G G Pos. Dell Srs. Boren (c) Ta'te Jones (c) Metcalf Toff Half Of Stars Start Today Heavy Firing Starts Sunday At Del Mar By JACK GUENTHER OBL MAR, Cal., Jan. 24. — The lesser half of 320 professional and amateur golfers tec off today In Bmg Crosby's fifth''annual -invitational tournament and for the fourth time in five years siom clouds hung over Rancho Santa tlu-eatcncd to Fc turn the tricky course anc the is-hole layout Into a quagmire. ,Thc .sponsors sairt no matter what "the weather the tournament would go on. Dell Jrs Although the really heavy firing mi vrptr-oif W0 ')' t bCgiU until tomorrow—when (c) Metcalfe nationally famed stars try their WiLson, Gaines Jones Juniors Well-Matched Coach Big Ten Titles jO rp ]tyf J . Oo 1 o Michigan 'CHICAGO. Jan. 24 (NBA)— Although Michigan withdrew from. the Western Conference in 1907 and did not return until after World War I, the Wolverines claim the fcvost Big Ten championships ' in a11 a total of 78 WIT , • • • - - 'though they defeated and Jonesboro once. »! Purdue 17, •had] Iowa U ' and strong in one or two sports, sota and Michigan have won i-13 football titles. Purdue'and .for tonight's double-head- -and tennis. Mioiand Is Horse To Watch-But Competition Isn't Lacking strokes over the heavily 'trapped course-half of the field settles down today to a dog-eat-dog battle for the ?3.000 prize money and dozens,of radios and trinkets 'to "be awarded to the 'simon-pure in lieu of the liard cash which goes to professionals. On Sunday the low 60 teams of the two-day play meet in a second 18-holc round to determine the •championship. Play will continue simultaneously in two divisions. The pros will card individual scores in a straight -medal tournament which is worth $2,000. Then they will combine with the amateurs in a low-ball affair worth an extra thousand. Usually, the medal winner-is also "the 'heavy earner in over-all play. The mos't talked-abbu't' candidate for the biggest chunk of the money today was Slainmm' Sammy Snead. The West Virginia newcomer 'first flashed "to face at Santa PC in 1937. He repeated 'in 1938 and two days ago gave warning that he was shooting for a third leg when he carded five below par over a course in nearby Los Angeles. -Snead has much competition this year, but most of it won't appear until tomorrow. At tihat time his strokes will be matched by those -of suclv 'figures as the defending champion. Ed Oliver; Johnny Revolta; La'wson tittle; Harry Cooper; Leonard podson and all the plumed . performers 'who. make the California winter swing. By HARRT GRAY'SON NF-A Service Sports Editor U} -SANGELES. -fan. 22.— While Mioland's 1:51 3-5 for the mile and a furlong of the San Pasqual Handicap would be acceptable on a fast track, and was remarkable 5n mud. the "gaunL- bronzed Oregon bred bay won't have everything his own way in the $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap at a mile and a quarter. March 1. Mioiand had nothing much to beat in the San Pasqual, but looked like a horse that could 'go farther lengths. after winning by four Thoroughbreds which did not, go in the S3 ID Pa.Kqual but will face the barrier in. the Hundred Grander include ChaUedon, Kayak IT. Big. Flash. Can't Wait. Chief Onaway. Don Mike II. Gallahadiou. Heliopoli-s. Hunters- Moon IV. Saint Andrew.-?. Specify, Viscounty, and Woof Woof. Clialledon Good. Too Mioiand lugged 130 pounds like wa.s M fcat'ner in the San pa.s- A mile and a quarter has been too long for. Specify, but it look- In c mote formidable to beat this one, and he earned $100.000 against them. He 15 in the- hands of a skillful owner and trainer, Albert Anthony Baroni. The San Antonio Handicap al a mile and a sixteenth. Feb. 22. will give you an additional line on the Hundred Grander, although Mio- iand will not start again until he goes, coupled wiffe Kayak II. in the battle for the "big money. With - ChaHedon having to beat Kayak il and "Mioiand and another two or three which cannot bo peddled short, there will be some excitement when the real By Art Kreius Burman To NEW YORK. Jnn. 24. (UP)— Joe Louis and Challenger Red Bur- nian were scheduled to appear ;it the boxing commission today and post forfeits of $5,000 each, guaranteeing their appearance for next j Friday night's heavyweight title j fight at Madison 'Square Gnrc^rt. They were also slated to sijfi official commission contracts and imderffo a physical Promoter Mike Jacobs was QX- Vb return from Minmi,- Fla.. whero he has been vacationing for a few days. rt was believed ho would announce •completion or abandonment of plans for a Lou Nova- Maxie Ba'er fight in March, Sport Parade PHOENIX. Jan. 24. (UP) —When you think of golf you think of a big game. its playing surface requires anywhere from 125 to 250 acres. "Holes are hundreds of yards apaVfV and to play it a man must walk upwards of five miles. It.te a game big enough to em- orace forests of trees, lakes, rivers, and miniature deserts of sand. : Shcrl Game. Counts So, naturally, we have come I'D hink of KJ'eat golfers in terms • of lower. A man hits a ball 300 *ards": so, hp is a great golfer. A nan is strong enough to whack a oall out of a muddy lake bank 200 >ards, -so he i.s a great golfer. Anther golfer is great because he Jan hit a ball so far that he is 'C fonts Nfeed New Blood But Haven't Fdiandllt BY GEORGE K1RKSEV V "v _ United PrewT Staff CorreipoAdent" ' * '>•' the glory of the Jfaaraw - era.* Once the dominant club In New York, the Giants now play third fiddle to the Yankees and Dodgers A.s presently constituted, the Giants do not look any part of a •contender, However, it doesn't seem likely they'll be quite as bac! as were last season when they finished 27 Vi frames, behind the Reds. Ctaiu House iblc to reach a in two blows. pat- 5. 540-yard Siebert, Tipton Sign PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 24. (UP) — iVTanager Connie Mack of the Philadelphia : . Athletics announced today thai First Baseman Dick had agreed Lo -terms for Kovacs To Quarter- Finals Ot Net Meet ST. PETERSBURG. Fla.. Jan. 24. < UP)—Second-seeded Prankie Kovacs of Oakland. Calif., figured qual. . to have little trouble in disposing Chailcdon carries 130 in th(.<j o . r Norman Brook* or San Hundred Grander, in whjch MJO-I Clsco - '"i their quarter-final i:uul goes with T24. j of tthe Florida West Coast tennis . Yet. after watching MioJand's j ''OiimamenL today. Kovacs ousted Johnny Dennis of St. Petersburg, yesterday, tf-4. 6-1. to advance along with' top-seeded Bobby Riggs of Chicago- who defeated Ed ganger of Baltimore. Md.. in straight 1 love sets. Ri^ss meets a more formidable opponent roday in Frank Guernsey of Orlando. Pia. Jack Kramer of Los Angeles. P'ays Gardner Lamed of Chicago, and Hal Surface of Kansas City meets Wayne Sabin of Portland. 'performance. William L. Brann. owner of Challedou. -says 'Charles S. Howard's 'gjeait buy of a year ago hat; done nothing <o dale to indicate that, he might, repel the Maryland flyer. Kayak IT i.s working well after getting over a quarter crack. Big But golf isn't a game of : power. at winning golf, anyway." ;Wiiir ling ppjf. championship goi'C is'sia a me cf precision ;\nd sknK wlieVe the pay-off is to (lie man 'With" the de'icat.e stroke on a -space hp larger than a ping pong' table.. Pntts Win, Lose Tourneys Ycu don't have to take'my'" word for it. A fellow who ranks -with t))c greatest.'.'a ; follow ,\yho knows '•lie game ""from" tnV To'"'"green'* as veil as anyone playing it, .feels the same way. The 'fellow is 'Dick- Met?,.. ( . "All- tournaments are; won 'OH the -putting- green." Mets, who Is here .practicing for the Western Open which will be held at the Phoeiiix Country club, ."late this month, .told jno yrstenlny! Met/,;, who quit being private pro to- -A.' D. Lasker. at. his' fabulous course near Chicago, to 'become ;i good will ambassador for the Davidson meal packing concern, can't figure .out why professionals spend so much time on the practice Ice and so little on the practice green. Met/. Also Guilty "I'm guilty as all of 'the other boys." .he said. "I'll spend an hour hitting drives, brassies and irons. and two minutes practicing short putts. Yet T know that my. chances of winning tournaments depend ANN ARBOR. Mich.. Jan 24 on m £ " ot musing (hose little — - - " near-gimme babies from four. Ihrec and two feet." To prove his point Mint the touch on the green was more im- •pcrtant than super brawn on the tre. Met'/ rrwincTed mr of Paul Runyan's match with Sam Snc-ad in the finals of the P. G. A. lour- j nanient. Snead otithit Runynn by "0 yards, but Paul got down the I putts, and he won by u landslide [ 1941. Eric Tipton.. former Duke gridiron .star 'who has been opttoned to Toronto of the International League for next season, also ^returned a signed contract, Mack .said. Siebert coaches the basketball team at Concordia Teachers college; Moorehcad, Minn., during the. winter. Harmon Backs Out Williams To Army Next Fall After Baseball MINNEAPOLIS, tamn.. Jan. 24 • UP)— Outfielder Ted Williams 22~ i year-old -slugging star of the Bos- NU A , vi r u- AI i, tol !, Rcd Sox> snici l °' d «y "that sc- INeW York Celtics, Akron L.lcctlvc Service officials had advis- Firestones Clash Nextidrnrid! I'nday Night be next. full. | Williams filled out his draft ques- I tiohnuire yesterday. MEMPHIS. Tenn., .Jan. -24 — Boasting one of thu greatest professional basketball mnchinc's in history. Firestone Non-skids of Akron. Ohio, National Pro Lcusuie champions, will make their first Memphis .appearance next Friday night. .Jan. 31, in the' choice attraction -of ; all time in the' South. The Firestones will yet their long iiwaiten'chance to tackle the for- Pirates Sign Two PmvjBURGH. Jan. -24. <UP)o fitlsburgh Pirates baseball c.ub tocloy unjiouncecl receipt of he .signed contract of Dick Lana- hnn left-handed pitcj ie r from Washmgton, D. C. Lanahan s>x and lost eight last season Catcher Eddie Fernandas, ob- in won midablc New. York Celtics, a house- l "j. ncd fro '» Portland of the Pa- hold no me... for. Dixie -'cage ,„ fans. , " c Cortst League last year also ••--•••"'•• - )—Tommy Harmon has all-star chanty football game in Miami Feb..23 and it was reported loday -that the contest was "not. likely to materialize." Harmon. All-American'back who agreed earlier this week to select onr of two all-star college teams for the game, said he had been informed the event was a "pro- . ihe Celtics have never been beaten, always Riving* ^ brilliant performance. The cjiicf trouble has been that competition simply could not bit found to make them RIVO an "all out" exhibition. \ Now. for the first time, the Cell* will be pusjr?d lo/fchc" very JlhiH of their ability. Firestones. who, hfivr> been mowing down all opposition with -..ease, have no less-than five All-Americans in their lineup, including Jack ^pzbiinv. Monmouth; Fred Bcretta; Purdue; Johnny Molr. Notre Dame; Jerry Bush. Brooklyn St. John's: and Jack Jennings. Washmgton State. Notre Dame's "Three Horsemen" of the court, their scoring triplets, will be intact with the Firestones. This famous trio includes Mo'i.r. Tommy Wukovits. high-scoring forward, and Paul DuCh:irme. fleet forward. announced.* The G'iants have made som'j attempts to patch up their club but none of their deals can be termed a major move designed to win a I'cmmht. They bought Pitcher Joe Danning Is Holdout NEW YORK. Jan. 24. (UP)— The Tlnst holdout of 1941 for the New York Giants was listed as Harry banning cp.tehcr, today. Only coinmer.t forthcoming from DanniMR: was the terse statement, "I'm nol saUtficd." Giants' President Horace Stone- hnm brushed off the Danning: dissatisfaction as an amrUal habit antl announced that he had written Out fielder Morris Arnovich. bought from the Reds, suggesting that hi join the army and forget about baseball for the year if his 'drjvU number' Is so low he'll be cn'.ted in June as rcpo'r'tcd. Bill Lobrman, Cliff Meiton, liar- ry Gumbert, Pam De ailj Walter Brown, and Jim Lyi>n. - < Infield Problem The infield is a problem except ', fifr*vfr: it'Viat*/* T2nKn ^r«'... ___ - ••» nt first where Babe Young mate the grade successfully last season and led the Giants in runs bat- led in with 101. Burgess Whitehead is likely to play second. Mucli depends on whether Billy Jurges has completely recovered from the ill effects of last summer's bean- i»ff. If Jurgess can't go at top speed, It'll be a crushing blow to the Giants. Orengo is expected -to- play third. The Giants' outfield plans revolve around Johnny Rucker, the speed boy. making good in center Arnovich was bought for left 'field but may be lost to the Army bv June 1. lu that case, it'll be Jde Moore or Frank Demaree iri left Ott is sure at his job in right FFATS^FOWER .notion slimy' instead of a benefit.' scorCl Crai £ Wood would have! Cooler Uses Twice Uvon the two biggest titles— the British Open and the U. S Open COOTER. ATo.. Jnn Cooler Wildcats lost a double to tlir Wardrll teams j'evrr mentioning colfers wlio miss- 24.—The ed winning important tournamenti v;a,s good enough to cop, summer's Hollywood Derby, in which, he repulsed Mioiand. Can't. Wait, is steady . . . never is liable to knock run?, badly . off the finest runners any time they J Orc - in other quarter-finals. havr a bad day. at Wardcll 20 to 15. iu>ht. because of an inability to yet the! little ones down. • | ..... - Yes. coif is a big came But thr In L ?f 1? 31 ~ 22 anfl lhc bo >'' s l)^rl, of it, the vftal partof played on an area no larger than ', „? i « , , girls took a 10 point lead in thc^ first quarter, in the last quarter Cooter made nir.r points while ' Warden ' made onlv a 'pair of chessboards. OKAYS BETTINC; HELSINKI—Football pool bct- in Finland, the proceeds going to the statr. 6B«*r«s?^6^2; Read Couner Nevs want ads I.ikr. smart money 'is on Ciite' j m t.he winter book. He has started Five tinrrs since Trainer Dick Watte purchased him for $7500 for Lawrence Barker, Jjos Angeles funiiture dealer, .and thrice came down in front to pay himself out. He 7--as twice beaten by Chailcdon . . . by no more than a length and a quarter in Chicago. He's 75-1 in the winter i hook now. j Don Mike Tl may be heard from \ K the track is rough . . . not mud--' ti,v. not.' sloppy, but drying out. lit stands out on that sort or surface '"Gallahad-ion. as you know, took •we Kentucky Derby. Heliopolk recently was imported by Coldstream Stud and Hunters Moon IV by Louis B. Mayer. Saint Andrews, now owned by Valdina ...Farms, ran..a .mile .and a quarter hi 1:50 4-5 on the "downhill" wnghton Beach track near Lon. dou. • Kntry Blank Arkan$a$~So«theart Missouri Golden Gloves Eliminations . Sanctioned by A. A. ,U. for Feb. 6-7 in Blythe Kut , Please type or prjbnt your name correctly and class. Send:your-entry to- Sportjs I>ep1. ('ourjcr News or •Joe Craig Golden Gtov'cs Direcfot B^'theviHe. Ark. Please enter me in the — 112 lb 135. -H7. Name Street address City or town !.'..., Club i if any) .'.'.','* V'''"''.'''' A ' "^ u R All entrants must register "with the A A il •?' after you have submitted your entry, if vou havr Enter TODAY. Entries close Peb 1 at the Legion weight ' — 18 - 126. 1,5. —--Heavyweight class. — • Age....; State. H, . e donc re31iiLered - CENTURY CLUB Bowmmi and Infiekler Joe Orengo Irom the CnixiinaLs, purclm.secl Outfielder Morric Arnovich from "the Reds, bought Pitcher Bum]} Ha'dlcy. at the wniver price from the Yanks and signed Gn'bby Hfirthclt, tix- Cub inannger, as player-coach. The Giants sent Tony Cucclnello to Jersey City, Hy Vandenbcrg- to the Cardinals, and Roy Joiner and John Dicksliot to Hollywood. Strongest feature is the catching with Hnrry Danning, who caught 140 games sensoh, one of baseball's top receivers. Ken O'Dea is u good No. 2 man. The! 40-year-old HartneU will be avail-' able. Hal Schumacher and Carl Iluh- !M:|I were tlie 'tiian'Ls' aces last season, urid it looks like they'll liavfi to (ill those roles .'.again. Scluim»cher, sin unlucky pitcher, iJeserviMl a better record than IS and U. Hubbeti's record II and 12. -He's |i;oo;l only 'ample rest. 'Other» r>A?irtiih|f'-arc ctra! Alice Marble Loses Tennis BOSTON, Jan. 24! (UP)-Temiis Queen Alice Marble 'of Berkeley Calif., lost her first match in 235 amateur and professional starts last night when she was defeated- by Mary ftardwick, former British Wightman cup star, '4-6, 6-4 2-6 before '6,000 fans. . ' ,'••[ Winner of nine consecutive matches in her current professional tour with the slender English plajr- er. Miss Murblc had been lindc- •fcaked since losing to Helen Jacobs in the 1938 Wimbledon semi-finals. She won four national singles titles. New Georgia Captain ATHENS. Ga., Jan. 24. (UP)"— HeywRi-d Allen 'of Birminehara. Ala., senior tailback, will captain the University of Georgia -football team next fall. ^Allen was elected last night to succeed James Skipworth of Columbus, Ga. Read Courier News want ads. ' the advertisements, instead of trudging from store to store. Make ; Them show you whereto buy—instead of- h.wting fov values •tire'best places to buy what you need. That's how to tire, benefits of the advertisements. \ '1'he people who sell thing-* and the people who make flings all comelo I/GU m their advertisements in this paper. ' < ' Their'before you, de-. scribing what's new .... headlining good values :' reminding you where and how to get what you need, at the price you want.Take advantage of-this mine of information-make it a practice to 'resid the advertisements. They'll savcym time,mm e!/ and \ I

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