The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 8, 1937 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 8, 1937
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. PAGE BIZ New Champion With ! Punch and New Faces . ;'' Attract Attention ,By JIMMY DONAHUE 1 NFA Senlce Sports Writer NEW YORK - Middleweighls - nave boomed inlo activity with olJ and new faces suppljlng tiie po- f tent punch (hat bids fair to ic- , M\e Interest in a division iclo- -• sated lo comparative obscurltv ever since Mickey Walkci tossed the crown overboard,to sciap big fellows i SK months aso there hardly was ,a:i6Q-pounder.vvilh sulllelent drawing power lo pick a bnni, lei alone an edifice like Madison Souare i 'Garden. Then along cimc Freddie Sleele n lethal larruper of Tacoim, vvlm last July cllnmed a brilliant strhiK or triumphs by dethroning Fddir Babe Ulsko as chnmplon The en'•try of steele info boUngs limelight served as a tonic to snap Ihe middleweight clrcull out of its abyt>- 'ina! lelhargy A hitter of Jn«- breaklnj; potency. Steelc lias the qualities that lure flghl niberLs lo ' the bucks office > Promoters began scouting the hinterland's and foreign countries for 160-pounders of promise New ones were uncovered and old ones resurrected The main idea, of course, vvns to produce an opponent worthy of Jesting steele's mettle .and at the same time provide assurance of attracting a rich enough gate to entice the pokei of the Pacific northwest to defend tltc diadem in the east Plenty of Work for Steele A do/ssn 160-pounders, took new leases on life or were developed overnight as it were steele, long content to confine his activities to .the Pacific slope, launched what 'promises to be a lucrative eoslern Invasion The Tacoma Tapper obtained a good start in Milwaukee ,- on .the aflernoon or New Year's' Day by dropping and defeating Gorilla Jones in his first slarl cast _;of Ihe Rockies , There are six possible punching parties for which steele can sign . v In New York The warrior In llic - opposite corner could bo Fred Apos toll, Solly Krleger, Rlsko, Guslav Eder, Harry Bllsamo or Eric See llg Teddy Yarosi offer! sleclc op position In Pittsburgh Paul pirronn """'-1 be a suitabla rival in cleve . . $67.40 For A Nose-,'.,, i i " s . i r BLYTHEVILLE, • (ARK.) COURIER NEWS The margin of a nose meant the dltfeicncc between backers of Mi'. Ricks winning $07-SO or loslt)({_$2 In a recent Santa Anita race. Here Is the sllning finish of the dash as J M Ir",ln',s thoroughbred eUcmled his noslilK and popped home a close wlimei over Gian- ny's '1'radu, No. 2, al Ihe California track Cliickasaws Open Cage Season Against Osceola Here Tonight The Blythevlllo high school Ohlckasaws will open their 1937 caje camplgn at the armory here tonight, meeting the Osceola Sem- Inoles In a preliminary game, beginning at 7:30 o'clock, the Jonesborb Junior high whirlwinds will mca the Bly- thevillo "B" team It will be ihc first real test foi Ihe "B" team, composed of senior high players not quite up to varsity standaid at this :ime The Blytheville junior high team will begin its games lalei Head Coach Carney ijislic is coaching the varsity squad while James Puckett, assistant coach, is handling the "B" team and Lhc Junior basketcers. No starling line-up was released y Coach Laslie today bill It is be- eved he will start Dan Warring on and Peck Hardln al foi wards, antes Burton at center, and Rusell Moslej and Jos Bartholomew , guards PucUtts opening line-up will kely consist of Robert Scott and Ben Smith, --—.„ — H auivumu nvat in uieve ' ^•n^u, loiwuras, tiiuiea land jimmy Clark no doubt would Bunch, center, Hugh Harbcrt and De nappy to accommodate the coasi Ca 'vl» Mcx>dy, guards ClO'Jtcr In Tliiffolrt . , . ' T^nntievp r\n M.~ n\~ t_, .. In Buffalo San Franciscans still talk about i vllfeh slw! « "nocked n i, i vle sw! « "nocked - out Afiosloli in the tenth round April 1, 19 35. Apostsli-TRnris'-iri- . New York undeXfhe w'ing of Ml*"» i s1Lraus VJ a «*s J wl»ose pro' |"<">ondl activities, have made Ins ticket scalping a sideline ftas a ^" knockout ' cou r over Balsamo, n ho cannot , out Rlsk <> J'»nrx;ci back into the thick of things bv taking a decision from Balsamo al r,,! f \v. Cn the bc >' s ^ er « "fer " n ^ to ^e Citing brakemnn as another Stanley Ketchcl Fder Is t> highly regarded German welter who tackles middleweight* Scelig, Lie . German refugee, probablv wis -2 U ft te ? ld » h »»S««» flatten ed him fo r the first time. Yarosi Is Sound A?aln Yarosz, w ho lost the lil!e to Uis™ . on . onc , good leg. Is sound ajaln and showing encouraglna sinus of return to lop form ° *IM°^ Z- dan 2<"-°us puncher, I™}* "f a , S , tron S a"n>ctlon nsalin fand h ° me dty of ^ |avo - Pirrons has staged anotlier of his 22*5 c r ebackli slnce Bal "»^ h m f^ ^ Ut cf th * resln to stiffen him In Queens He scored a pair of knockdowns in ftlnmng a P ^! round verdict from Johnny Dura of Paulsboro, N J, on the Al E™ " Henry Lewls card in the other nigh . Clark is the Olympic Ne gro amateur attracting attention as a p™- hrul° na l ' t " BUlIal0 He ls » »^"> hiUer, but may be a 5 ear or so I«u Brouiliard Is donning togs for a trip to Par | s an other crack al Marcel Thll, n h could further stimulate the middleweight business by coming to this country II is expected that elimination bouts among the boys scramblm- 0 PP° rtll nIt7 to meet steele ut °? Jncol>s » lans t° «"d against Krleger, Rlsko, or Yaross at the Hippodrome, Jan 20. If the former bellhop declslvch repels any one of them, he Is like- iil? *? Mnt agalnst stce!e again •Rithout further ado ' Pocksters Well Paid NEW YORK, Jan 8 - Ustc Palrick, manager of the New Yor Rangers, informs that the aurag salary for a hockey p!a>e r is $45<X for a 4 4 -month season Play Billiards! v Whotowne R«rtaUon Hoa«rat«Iy Trkti BlytheTiUe Recreation Center 3I« W. Main - Former'norms «f i BWs ' Pharmacy , , < GAKNEK APPUBTON ., MARTIN CHAPPKLL 1 Hookies on the Chick vaislly ijuad are uushlng lettcrincn for places on the first five and II looks is If some of the leltermen may - T _.,.. ,, .....Itgk ho Juniors, looks like bet for a forward position while Peck Htirdln is coming fast and threatens to lake the play awav from some of the older heads. Bill Godwin is wortlng well. Others in the thick of (he scrap for varsity positions are Jack Jenkins, center; Bi\b Roberts, forward; Tommy Warrlngton, guard; AMn Justice, guard; Homer liesharse, forward: Bronco Brown, guard; Byron Wulk. guard. In;addition lo Harbert, Scolt, Moody, Smith and Bunch, Coacii Puckclt lias Skcclcr Bishop, John Wklnci and Clillds as "B' team possible starters. The chlokos-uv vaisity schedule calls for 14 games before Ihc couit- ly louinamcnt on reb 20 Ten games hiu> been ariangcd and four open dales remain on tlic schedule The schedule follows: Friday, Jan. 8, Osceola, here' Tuesday, Jan 12, Cooler, there Friday, Jan. 15, Manila, here- Tuesday. Jan 10, Osceola there Friday, jan 22, Paiagould, here Wednesday,, Jan 27, stkeslon. there- Friday, . Jan, 29, open, Tuesdav Feb. 2 open, Friday, Feb 5, open Tuesday, Feb. 9, Manila, there Fiidny, reb 13, Luxora, Tuesday, . Feb, 10, here . , ,, e Mississippi countj tournament "Hook, Line And Sinker" By SFN We predict good fishing In Die ail} spring, especially nt Big Lake ml lliose oodles of water ic- lockcd bj the wlntei rise In the Mississippi The water began ris '8 at Big Lake several dajs ago and the lloodvvay, fed by tribu- aiy ditches lo the north, should ostock its breaks all alonir the •<y At least the fishing will be good until tlic seiners and dynamiters wing into acllon Then the old isnlng holes will be us they've ecu in iccent months, Just an- Iher place to go boat riding ' For the past month the crapple nd bass have shown some invest In minnows at the pump- ig station at Roseland. As al- ajs, howevei, thev/ve been lem- Jeramcntnl, biting just at certain »rtods and scorning any and all traits offered, at .other .times Those vho happened to be there at the Ight limes came home will fish ™t the majority relumed prac- Ically empty handed B H Miller is one who struck t lucky at the pumping station. He recently caught a prize siring of crapple Iherc. and since the got around the fishermen been giving lhat particular spol a grand rush Charlie Ozicr and 'Bantlc' Main tiip bv motor boat and.who left In disgust Just as they were coming up. Bail Buckley is spending wln- lei evenings by the fneside, waxing ills lines, varnishing corks whelltng hooks, and fondling the various Implements in 'the old tackle box Ke's going to be ready When [lie. \\nler goes down and clears up Syracuse Coach Giant SYRACUSE, Jan 8-Ossie So- tcm, to,:,ier Iowa coach who le- slgned lo lake over Ihe Job nt Svracuie vacaled by Vic Hanson, stands six feel three inches nnd weighs 235 pounds. Q, s -« Saturday nlghl with a beautiful siring of crappie tmd bass understood to have been caught at Ihe pump station However we lave been variously Informed as io where they \rere caught and we have our. own* ideas "Moon" Mullins and a compan- ?i I??? 1 a " the W ^om Big ake bridge to Break One lost Sunday via the levee lop We sincerely hope they hod more luck than a certain Irio who made the WANTED Government Loan Cotton .Phone 167 APPLEBAUM BROS. COTTON CO. BM*. Blythevilk, Art. T HIS whiskey is 12 months old. And man, what a world of flavor and smoothness those twelve ' months bring to this good Kentucky Bourbon. GLENMORS DISTILLERIES CO. ImarportttJ LoniiTilIe — Owenlboro, Kcocucki Try this fine popular- priced Ken- tuckyStraight Whiskey. OSlcnmorc's ITIiiit Springs m To Recprmriencl' Appointment, Press Dispatch' Says; Laslie Silent. : ' Press dispatches from Richmond,' Va., today reported that Adlllsoh ."Pooley! 1 Hubert, newly- appointed head coach of Virginia Military Institute, would, recommend to the school's athletic council :ap- polnlment, of, Carney Laslie, coach of the stale championship Bly- lheville high. school football team, as one of Ills. assislanls.> ....... Questioned concerning the Richmond dispatch this morning Uislle. said he knew 1 nothing about 'the reixjrt and iiad- n'o ' comment,!? to make at this time. k Others to be recommended, 1 the dispatch said, are n\KS Cohen University of Cincinnati coacii as chief assistant, Albert B.> pi- more, coacii at Alabama State Teachers college, and Paul .Bryant, University of Alabama assistant coacii, Hubert was a star' Crimson Tide player of more than Jio years ago. All - of the asslit- ants lie would recommend have played on Alabama football learns with Hie exception of Cohen,''"who was assistant coach and chief scout nt Alabama under Wallace Wade, now coacii at Duke University. . - • .. / ' .• ; Laslie, who /came - here from Alabama where he was fresliman 1 football coacii after his playing days, has made a sensational record as head mentor of the Chick-- asaw-s, ills Blytheville teams being undefeated and untied '. over three year period until the Chicks losb to Columbus, Miss mid-south champions,. In a December, 1930 game. , , For every pound of s|lk produced brthe world, there are 50 pourids of wool nnd 200 pounds'of cotton HALF-PRICE SALE On All DOBBS ANDPORTIS MEN'S HflTS Regular $3.50 and $5.00 Hats Will Be Closed ,0ut at ; HALF %RICE! \ Drastic Reductions On CAPPS SUITS S27.50 3-Picce Suits For $17.50 ' $35 Capp's Suits $2-1.50 $17.50 SUITS and OVERCOATS $12.50 A eood selection of new sljlcs and .patterns, plenty of sizes. Wholesale Charge far AHerations MARLBORO SHH?,TS $1.65 Shirts . ...... $1.17 $1.95 Shirts ...... $1.29 AH OSc tics 39c (2 for 75c) All $1 Ties 69c (2 for $1.25) ! MEN'S SWEATERS $3.95 Sweaters .... $2.00 $5.00 Sweaters .... §3.00 HALF PRICE On AH Hath Robes, Lounging Pajataas and Tie and Handkerchief Sets. All $2.50 and $2.95 Men's Fur Lined .GLOVES SI.75 HUDSON Cleaner . Clothier - Tailor Thone S3 Gas & Oil I Wrecker Service - „«.««,, OPEN ALL NIGHT Phillips Service Center i Giants May Back Local BaUTeam Wllh Blylhcviilc sponsors.pledg- ed to refrain from public comment until given authority to do so, David Bloom, Commercial Appeal sports columnist, broke the news this morning of rumors that Blytheville would have » berth In nn enlarged Northeast Arkansas baseball league with Ktie ' New York Giants backing the local club. •. Bloom told of rumors that'Andy Reese, veteran Memphis Clilcka- snw player, might come here to manage the Blytheville club, which would be a chain In a- .new Giant farm system to he used by the Giants'. : Fred S. Saliba, locnl sportsman, Is understood to have been con- lading Terry regarding a Giani- s|ionsorcd and financially tacked club here. He Is hi MemplHs today, presumably for n conference with Terry. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1937 Yarbro Boys Win Pair Of Basketball Games The Yarbro boys won two games and Blylheville teams divided two while the Burdellc boys and Dell boys were on the losing end of games in the round robin ca°e t ' the arm ° ry !a ° st * ar bro boys defeated the Blyllievllle juniors, 15 to 2, and " j° U ni CC ,u 'ft Bur(!e »e boys, 28 to ,'14. Blythevllle's "B" team won over Dell,. 26 to 13. Do You Remember? 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