The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 19, 1938 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 19, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY,; JANUARY-19, 1938 ^^^^^^ _j«B^ " 'i 1.1 i . L — - - *-~^ - ' ' "*-'*i*-"^*'-» •*-> ' V *** * V-TJ.J.V A - .Li/j J.i'OiJ District Golden Glove Elimination Begins" Tonight HffiESMElD " 1[ST SKILL IN Finals Will Be Held Al Legion Arena Tomorrow Night BV J. P. FRIEND Opening round of the Northeast Arkansas.eliminations to determine qualifiers lot the Commercial Appeal Golden Gloves Tournament, of Champions, Jan. 31, will get under way tonight at tlie American Legion arena, storting promptly at 8 p. m. Only the novices, those who have never competed In a major Golden Gloves tournament, are scheduled to sec action in tire first canto. Quarter, semi-final and duals are carded for Thursday night. Itety ambitious youngsters from thirteen different towns and cities with a yen for milt slinging ami an eye cast In Hut direction of Memphis will vie for the right to represent this district. Blylheville leads Hie list with 21 entries. Armorcl is next with five, followed by Lllbourne, Mo, Manila, and Luxora with tsi-o each, and Newport. Hulbert, Steele, Mo., West Memphis. Leachvlllc, Holland, Ma... and Crawfordsvllle with single representatives. Keenest novice competition Is expected In three divisions, the Blythcvilli?, Homer Beshnise. Uly- tbevlllc. James Vavasher, Hlythe- vllte, George I'rulu, Armorcl, P. ']'. Huiiey, Howard Gosiiell, Ulbourno, [ Mo., and fe«c Johnson, iMxam, i mlddliiwi-lglil; Everett Kdds, Hugh i Hnrbcu, Ercy Blnckurd, alt of Ulytlu'ville. Tom Wynne, llulbcn,! welterweight; Fontaine Hollls, Herb! Chtlds, Auron Byrd, Sonny Lloyd,' nil of Hlytheville, Hoy Green and Johnson Ulackwell, Armcrel, Huck Grimes, Newport, H. C. Benson, Helena, and Felix Venton, Luxorn, Cnrthol Hyde and Henry Miicry, BlythevIUc, [entlicr- J. T. Victory, lijyiheville, Atlns James, Hollnnil, bantamweight; Richard Roberts. Dill Morrison, Wilson Hughes, Frank Ellis (Blylheville). Jnmes A. Vlckiey. Stecle, Mo., and Chnrles Amler.swi, Armore-l. flywe!|>ht. Foul Claim Knocked Out Tin- Dope Bncke Uy J. !'. Krli-im Amateur boxing makes It's official bow In Blythcvillv lonlgw . . . The Northeast Arkansas eliminations for the Commercial Appeal Golden Gloves fets under wny at 8 p.m., Legion arena . January 31 (he American some fifty or ht to represent 'Id at iMcrnpbis, The trail goes through Memphis (Mid-South), to Nashville (Southern), Chicago (Nn- tlonal) and nnnlly ends nt London .... , ,. , where the International Golden middleweight with seven entered, Gloves champions are to be crown- lighUveighl with nine nnd fly-'cd . . . T h c title curries with it weight with seven. There are two f nme | ln ,i uossu ,i y fortune heavyweights, two "••'•' * '-- •••• four welters, two llghl heavies, feathers and three bantams. Only nve ave listed in the open class. They are: Jnmes "Bob" Roberts, no, Blythcvlllc, defending lightheavyweight champion; Odls Lancaster, 1GO, Crawfordsville, Lamar Ingram, 130. Manila; Auron Wheeler, 128, Leachllle, and Fred Cordcll, 126, West Memphis. Lancaster, listed as a middleweight, was beaten by Roberts last year. He campaigned as a 175 pounder then. . Enthusiasm has increased by leaps and bounds and a capacity house Is expected lo be on hand. Chief interest centers on the local hopeful, Roberts. But "Bab", being in tlie open class, will not, make an nppearnhce until tlie finals tomorrow ntgtit. Because of their fine Who can tell but that Northeast Arkansas may produce a big timer? . v . Who can tell hut that nlythe- ville may furnish a boy from It's ranks thai may make the grade? ... At any rate those kills will be In there battling for fun and not filthy lucre . . . for medals Instead of money . . . for cups in place of coin . . . They need your support . . . They are entitled to it . . . Let's turn out and give them our hand . . .in turn they will give you theirs with flying gloves, and plenty of 'em . . . here is something fascinating about the way the kids go at each other in the nma- teur game . . . It. 'Is Inspiring to see them in there trying to outmaneuver the other . They arc showing at Jonesboro. Atlas James,! "'eir-eager faces _ . Holland, Mo., bantam, Herb "Cue lloncst > sincere, willing, anxious give their all In every second Ball" Chllds, Aaron Byrd. and Sonny Lloyd have ben established as pre-lourney favorites, along with Billie Price, Manila. Young Price was going great at Memphis last year until lie broke n thumb and was forced to withdraw. Dig Carl serious abtiut It. too . . . There urc expressions of "life or death" on They iirt! to of every minute they're In Ihe ring. CLASSES—One of changes that has the greatest helped the Golden Gloves is tlie division of classes and novice . fought In n There are open class . . Anyone who hns major tournament Is . . . Those who have j never entered a major tournament are in the novice group and in like manner are pitted with others of that calibre not only gives Tills distinction the newcomers a interesting sctto when they clash tonight. It appears to be n tossup. Both are not only big and strong, buf arc In excellent condition due to grid and basketball activities. Joe Craig, director of the tournament which is staged under the Joint sponsorship of the Chickasaw. Athletic Club and the Courier News, has announced the following officials: Fred Copclaud, Don Burton. Bert Stewart and Craig, referees; Jeff Roland, former member of the state boxing commission, Joe Diidy, Athletic Director of tlie Blylheville high school, and Hugh Harbert, with A. V. Smith, alternate judges; Craig, weigher; J. P. Friend, and Sam Morris, clerks of boxing; Fred Sallba and Jim Guard, timers; Sylvester (Pop) Mosley, inspector; Dr. Hunter C. Sims and Dr. Joe Bcaslcy, examining physicians. Weighing in and physical examinations were held this morning with Dr. Sims as examiner. Ail contestants were pronounced fit before being certified for competition. Pairings were made following tlie weight recordings. The complete novice entry lists follow: Alvin Justice, and Carl Hughes, both of Biytheville, heavyweights; Leon Stafford, Biythevillc, Jake Simpson. Lnboirme, Mo., thevlile that he thought he was light heavyweight; Willis Ford,, back in Osccola playing ball better chimcc but also needed protection . . . Incidentally, the kids are well lakcn care at In the ring by officials . . . the referees are specifically instructed lo protect Ihe youngsters at nil times agniusl possible injury, over-matching, etc.. and to slop It when one is in danger of being hurt . . . The aim of amateur boxing is lo win by cleverness and technical knowledge and not to do serious Injury to (lie opponent . . . INDEBTED—We are indebted to Junior Doyle and Joe Applcbaum of Osccola for a copy of the Los Angeles Times witli an account of tlie Rose Bowl game . . . Including several grand pictures . . . Others not so grand, especially the one showing Herky Mosley's fumble on the three yard line In the rotogravure section Mosley is seen slipping off tackle for a gain . . . It is quite clear and easily distinguishable . . . John ScoliiiDs. Osccola first sacker, sent it to his pal. Junior, from his home in l/)s Angeles ... He wrote that he saw the game and liked it . . . Said he heard so much about Bly- ATTENTION LADIES PRICES FOR STUDENT BEAUTY WORK Enrico Vcntml writhes and grimaces on Hie canvas in Madison Square Garden. New York, claiming « foul after a low blow by Henry Armstrong, featherweight champion. But. vcntiiri was counted for his pains, since New York hns n no foul rule. As soon ns lire referee lolled "Ion," the snilcrcr leaped to his feet, Armstrong had piled up n big lead before the final blow. '"Hie Greek" did not reveal his plans for next year . . . FORTITUDE--Attention, Chicks! . . . Here Is a friendly bit of advice . . . Don't ever, ever play Cecil Pembeiton for lack of lules- Uiml forlitude and In large hunks, too lie has got il The wny lie stood up under the terrific pounding of "Bab" Roberts Monday night bespeaks his courage . . . He was hit, often and hnrd ... It Is my firm conviction thai on several occasions he was literally "out on life feet" . . . But he luiug on and kept coming in for more ... To you, Cecil Pemberlon. we dolf our Sunduy fedora . . . You have what it takes . . . RUMBLINOS-Mebbc llils is Idling tales oiil of school, but today we heard rumblings of another big home fpotball game this fall . . . ' Now don't tempi me! . . . Hold your spuds Just a little while longer By then we hope to break the news to you . . . But It seems too, too divine to keep . . . Bill 1 must, doggone it ... STADIUM—Went out, Ibis p.m. and look n stnilnl at the work done on the future stadium and gyniiia- Manila Girls Defeat Strong Luxora Cagers MANILA. Ark., Jan. IB.—Manila's girls turned In iv surprisingly decisive victory over tlie Luxora girls, last year's comity champions, on the local court here last night. Tlie score wns 17 to 10 with Zelda McDonald, stellar forward of tlie Manila team, scoring eight points. Other Manila teams also scored victories, the Manila boys winning over the Luxora boys. 41 to 13. with Bert Williams setting the pare with IB points, and (he Manila Junior boys defeating the Leacb- ville Juniors, '.>.! lo 12. Eddie Asha- branncr personally accounted for IB polnls in Die junior game for Manila. slum I was agreeably surprised at the progress already made The boys, under Ihe whip-cracking of C. M. "Froggie" Baxter, evidently have been mixing concrete while the sun shines Instead of making hay . Shim" on. harvest Yarbro Wins Three Ot Six Games at Armory Yarbro teams won three of six "omnii uiavrd at the armory last night In the weekly round' robin cage event. The Yarbro girls defeated Brown II to 2 and then repeated with a 10 lo !) (rhmip)i over Gown. The Yarbro boys defeated Ihe iiruwn boys, 13 to 1. Ulythcvlllc's junior boys van roughshod over Lone O;ik, H to 1 while the Brown boys gained an even break for tlie night with a ,H to 12 defeat of Gosnell. jffcron boys defeated RIokinan boys, » to 13. Keiser Cagers Defeat Osceola On Two Games KEISEIl. Ark.. Jan. 19.—Keiser defeated Osccola in both games of ix double header basketball game in the gym here last night. The Keiser girls, fresh from their triumphs in tlie Marked Tree Invitation Tournament lust week end, had lltllc trouble with the Osccola sextet, winning; by a score of 65 to 4. Thc Keiser Yellow-jackets came out on top in n hard fought battle l)y tiie count of 13 lo 15. They sol the lead In the first lev seconds of piny on a long shot by Nichols, and held it by a slim margin for the entire game. Score at the half was 9 to 4. Montgomery of Keiser was the outstanding player of the game, playing n fast and tricky game on the lloor and hitting several dim- cult baskets, Dunavimt of Keiser also ttid sonic excellent lloor work. Keiser and Osceola play nt Osceola Friday nlglit. again Do/o Costs $30 PAMPA, Te.v. (UP)—C. E. Gary, former Gray county judge, do/cd oil and invoke to find his trousers missing — also $30 in cash. The ixints were found in a nearby vacant lot. but not the 530. 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PHONE 320 Grows By Leaps and Bounds; Modern Game Sets Swift Pace HV JKIIUY JH!0,NDFIRI,D Dr. James A. Naismtth, the father of basketball, never dreamed that Hie game he Introduced while a Y. M. C. A. instructor in spring- field, Mass.. back In 1801, would ssveep to the heights of popularity H enjoys lodaj-. It was beyond his fondest hopes that millions of Americans would pop basketballs through the nets in every hamlet in the land- that crowds of 18.000 would jam a hall in a single night lo see the game played. But that, exactly, is just what has happened. Tliu game which started out as "healthful exercise" and employed homely peach baskets, market variety, for goals, noiv attracts more paid admissions through the turnstiles Uuin any other sport on (lie books. From ihe standpoint of participation, too. there are more |>cople competing .in basketball than any ether active sport. There arc at least 20.000,000 people throughout the world who plaji the game, nnd at least 15.000.000 of tills number do their dribbling and shootlti« In the United States. Easy Game io Follow This number doesn't seem so large wiien consideration is taken of the widespread scope of action. This is split up among college, high school, junior high school, A. A. U., I industrial anil church leagues, pro- ' fessional and community center coinpclilion. Nor Is interest In tlie game By .IKKKY BKONDKIKIJ) NBA Scrviir Spurts Writer I'HIl.ADKI.I'HIA.— University of Ptnmylvnnlu remained at home for its new lu-:ul football coach. Ocorge Almond Mimger, the choice, is u scholar amf a gentleman will) a brilliant background. AH injury to the captain of die Episcopal Academy football team in 192C launched Mmigc-r on an athletic career. His original hobby was show liDisi-s, but he weot u« to participate in four s|x>ns and to win Hit- last decathlon held In conjunction with the Penn He- lays In 1932. Munger was born at KIkins Park, where his family hud u summer home. sept. 2-1, 19tM, so lie will be 20 when his Hist varsity team opens Us campaign next full and one of the youngest of major di ill- masters, Herbert N. Munger. father of lite new couch, Wils a merchant in Camdcn, ami when George reached .school age he entered Canulcn Vriciuls School. There he remained for two years after which lie became a student in Cooper School. There his closet friends were live young athletes who later were to become captains of football and basketball squad* in colleg.e During his grammar school days the freshman football team us a .lollcss Youth liuilils Auto halfback. CLEVELAND (UP)—Laddie Can- In !9:(0, his hard running null kcr, 22-year-old jobless machinist,, high knee action under Ilurvey 1 uuilt his "Cankor Special"—a long, Harman, Hie man he succeed.*,| low and swanky-looking multi-make uiaile dim one of the more difli- automobile—with $200 a n d two Hill School, 1622, George labeled "for men only." Hundreds Episcopal, however, lie ...... „,.„.„, of high schools sponsor varsity! as the one-man intcrschoiasiic three years at which he entered in Munger was more interested in the showing of horses than anything else. A case full of ribbons attests to his showmanship. • * * One-Man Track Team Mtmger entered Episcopal Academy in (be frill of 1925, and do voted his llrst year (here to studies and horses. Starting in his second yea;- at was known basketball for girls, and the brand of ball played under men's rules by some of the star women's industrial and A. A. U. teams is a revelation. Anyone can understand and appreciate basketball. It isn't like football, where close line play and the distance from the actual play- track troupe because he compete;! in six events, both jumps, the pclc vault, discus, shot, and javelin. Barney Berlinger became his hero, and when that star won his first decathlon. Munger decided that some day he. too, would buf ihe all-round title. In 1927-8. Munger captained Episcopal. Academy football teams that grabbed 19 straight. Matriculating at Pennsylvania in made ing field often make it difficult for the inexperienced fan to follow tilings Intelligently. Basketball, of course, isi played on a smaller court; evcryfUig is j the uutmmi of 1029 out In the open, and even the least trained observer can follow the Bume. f-'ullogcs Pave the Way Weather can't place a damper on spectator interest because the game is played indoors. The price of admission usually is much lower than football, boxing, and other activities. And the game llself is perfect Cor tlie fans—plenty of speed, action and brilliance. The collegiate influence probably has been the biggest help of nil in building up tills popularity. The larger schools like Stanford, California, Purdue. Indiana, Notre Dame, and a few others, now take barnstorming trips, travel from coast to coast, and play before the largest indoor crowds of tlie winter I sports season. Ned Irish's basketball carnivals in Madison Square Garden, featuring games between intersectlonal 10 s. liave drawn as high as 18.000. In Indiana, where the excitement of the game closely approaches i hysteria, towns actually have gym- cull ball curriers to bring to earth. lie suffered a knee injury In training in 1931, and as a result did not p.'ay ns much football as junior as he would have liked. His knee entirely mended in 1932, lie came inlo his own, both as a leather lugger and on defense. There was no decathlon in the Penn Relays of 1033, so Munger became a member of the shulUe hurdle relay which captured the American championship. • * * Enjjoys Success With l-'nisli Munger graduated from (he School of Education in June, 1933, and returned to the university tin' following September to coach tlie freshmen and continue his studies, lib goal being u imister's degree In psychology. Frank Murray, Leiv Elverson, bill Kurlish. Gene Gis- btirne, Alca Nye. and Ed Warwick were among Ihe players Munger coachod in his initial year. He coached football and track and was an instructor in mathematics ill Episcopal Academy In 1934-5. Munger returned to Penn in I93(i as frcshtimn football ind track coach. His football clubs lost one game in two years. Munger was married, Sept. 3, 1935, to LouLse Laycock. They reside at Norbertli. The new coach has a brother, Herbert, and a sister, Margaret, who are twins, and another sister, Katherine, and oo- ther Peter. Last year George Munger received tiie Varsity Club Award of Merit for attainments in the field of intercollegiate .sports and distinguished leadership as a coach. There is no reason why he cannot continue such leadership on big time. years of work. Read me Courier News want ads. KfSlI tf &HFUL, A NICKEL DRINK-WORTH A DIME IT'S Fun! T'S Healthful! |T'S Entertaining! What?? BOWLING Sudbury's Playhouse nnsiums thai seal more limn actual population of the town itself, j They take their basketball sen- ' ously, do the Hoosicrs. They claim thorp's no game like it. And they'll argue the point to the gn.sp. BODY and FENDER Repairing Increase the VALUE as \vcll as the LOOKS of your car by having those ilonts taken out of Hie body and fenders. 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