The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1938 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 20, 1938
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTKEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS "Bab" Roberts To Boxing Elimination Series Is Extended 'To Friday Night Extension of the Northeast • Aikansas - Southeast Missouri . Golden Gloves elimination series another ilay In order dial many of the contestants would not be forced to fight two or three bouts today, was decided upon by Joe Craig, tourney director, alter conferring with Early Maxwell of Memphis, regional Golden Gloves .director, by long; distance telephone (his afternoon. The last minute switch In plans means that no contests will be held at the Legion arena (his afternoon, but around ten bouts will be held there tonight Including a feature match between James "Bab" Roberts,, defending light heavyweight champion, and Jake Simpson Of Li 1 bourne, Mo. Tomorrow night's card will include all finals in which representatives in each class will lie determined for parllclpation In Ihe Tournament of Champions In Memphis January 31. Amateur ': BY J. P. FRIEND Nine Norlhensl Arkansas-Southeast Missouri representatives lo the Commercial Appeal Tournnmenl tof Champions, January 31, and the Mid-South Championships, February 2, will be crowneti tonight in the finals of the district eliminations. The tourney, staged under the joint sponsorship of the Chlckasaw Atnletlc Club and the Courier News, will be held at the American Legion arena anil will start promptly ot 8 p.m. Hrst round of the meet wns conducted last .night and semi-finals this afternoon. Tonight's program: '_ Carl Hughes, 195, Blytheville, versus Alvin Justice, 195, Armorel. James "Bab" Roberts 170, Blytheville, defending light heavyweight Golden Gloves champion of the Mid-South, versus the winner of the Odls Lancaster-Jake Simpson bout. Lancaster is from TVirrest City and Simpson from Lilbourne, Mo...... BY HARRY GKAYKON S|j«its Kdltor, \K,\ Service NEW YORK, Jan. 20.-negBle McNamara can't understand Ous- lave Klliiin and Jlelnx Vopel, HIP Ot'nnnns, Iwlo; K'ldiilns nine six- clay bicycle races in n row nnd bagging 18 ol their last 20. McMnmara, long the Man o' War of the squlrrelly-wlilrls nnd now an assistant referee, Infers Hint the dodge has gone pansy. "Kllian and Vopel are two of Ihe best bltre riders I ever saw," savs Hie board-scarrwl Auslrnllnn. "Kil- Inn is a sprinter who can go u route. Killan nnd Vopel may be the finest learn In history, but regardless of how good they nre they wouldn'l have won more than three successive six-day races in my d-.iy." McNamara Is amazed at the passiveness of Ihe remainder of the current field. "There were ways of beating any team when I was pumping an Iron steed." explains the veteran of 2000 spills, "and there are ways of beat- Ing Kilinn and Vopel. "The boys I rode ngalnst were tough and sinart. "When you wcco n member of n Icain thnl lind won tsvo In succession, yen never knew where you'd land next . . . in the middle of lho Infield or ni> In the blcnclmr seals. Two were enough. The boys )ia<l a habit of making spectators out of riders who took too many liberties." McNnmara gees on to explain that, It isn't necessary for n field to Incapacitate cither member of a team winning loo consistently. "All the Held has to do is to take turns working on them . . . hustle them right Into the boards," points out the disn|)|»inted old-timer. Koutcrs Store Up Energy for Drive Archie San Roman! altrlbules the :57,4 last quarter run by himself and Don LnslV in their 3000-meter duel to the slower pace ot the longer grind. Snn Homanl's 8'.27.4 wns fin American record. Thit lime is faster than the last fnmrter of-any mile run In 4:20 or under except one. A year ago last October, Snn 1 noinnnl turned the final quarler in :5(i.B lo beat Jnck Lovelock In 4:09. • "At first thought," says Rotnanl, "it may seem strange IhnL we could run-the last quarter of a 3000-meter race^tn faster lime than Is (sciier- c.lly made In a mile race. Out if yon Wows, hut mi:l nil-wig opposition J .season, the Luxora "Panthers" from I'rnitt who fought hard im-'emerged with the County chump- til lho final bell. ionship. The team made a good One o! ' the most sensational j record. The Luxora school prcsent- kouts on tl»! curd was that IM-'KI .sweaters to Hie following boys Lloyd Floiintm of Blylhc-j through the coach, "Soak", Sandville and Auron Wheeler of. I-cach-u-i;xm: vlllf. which Wheeler nnnlly won j Hm-ti Wright. Junior George ^THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1938 Tonight The winner of the Hugh Harbert-I . ll ",' k ', l ovcrmy °, U , wl " " ll(1 « s!ll! ^ Howard Gosnell bout versus the that n chap with lots of stamiim con winner of the p. T. Haney-Isa«c snve ml more enerw for lhe last Johnson go. Harbert and Hauey arc Blytheville boys, Closnel! Is from LUbourne, and Johnson is a Luxora product. Welterweights, Aaron Byrd, 147. Blytheville, versus the winner of the Everett Wynne match. Edds. is from Blytheville, and Wynn e from Hulbert. Lightweight: Herb Ohilds versus the winner 'of the Johnson nlack- well-H. c. Benson-Sonny Lloyd- Felix Vcnton semi-finals. Blackvell is an Armorcl boy, Benson is Iroin Helena, Sonny Lloyd from Blyllie- \ille, and Felix Vcnton Is from Luxora. Bantamweight: Fred Cord ell (West Memphis) versus the winner .if lli» Orthol Hyde (Blylhevilte)- Aaron Wlieeler (Leacliville) bout. quarter drive while traveling a route. "In the mile you spread your cfTort out more evenly, and thus haven't so much left for a sustalne.-l s'nivt. There's no let-up In a 4:08 mile. It's a drive from pun lo taue. "A two-tnilcr can sneak a breather here nnd there. Lash and I look 4:35 for our first mile, which explains why we had so much In reserve. We actually ran tlic lust 200 meters In :2G,8. That's almost sprinting." Sweeny Man Without Wilker Cuti I'ost Robert Sweeny Is in a peculiar position in golf. 'T''i British amateur champion wns born nt Pasadena. C.ilif. There- lore he > is an American as far us Featherweight: Bill Price (Ma-1 Walker Cnp competition Is con- nila) versus Bud Farmer (Blythe- vllle). Flyweight.: Atlas-James, Holland. Mo., versus Prank Ellis. Paperweight — Richard Roberts (Blj'theville) versus .Bill Morrison (Blytheville). cerned. But Sweeny has lived in England since he was a boy. He learned his golf there. And even though lie is an American and is the British nmnlcnr champion, the United Stales Golf Association didn't feel that his foreign-made game and reputation enttllcd him Administrator Sues Himsolf to £"*!? ™ "the ™,' Phn'hi ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (OP)- w * ^j,,, * stcc , *J~ ™ ^ John George Wagner sued himself Boftcll b another who cannot un- In District Court here and com- dc rstand lhe failure of the u. S. promised the suit with himself. He G . A. to include Wilford Wehrle on sued as administrator of the es- . t h c walker Cup squad, late of Came M. Wagner and wns Wehrte, Western amateur chain- defendant as administrator of the plon, went to the cniarler-nnak in ?state of Frank O. Wagner. the British amateur. Those surviving to- rounds will partici- Amateur Boxers Show Plenty Of Dynamite In Opening Bon Is There won plenly of dynamite In .lie gloves ol niniiteiir boxers who -iiirvivcil lhe flrM round of competition In the novice class ot the Norlhensl Arkansas (joUlen Gloves eliutinutlon series at the American Legion menu lirre last nlglit. Five of tlie ten bouts on the opening card were decided by knockouts. and the action In all of the nmteli- e.'i wi>.'; fast enough lo please .several hundred fun:-, who turned out for the opening cession ot the tournament. Lnsl iilglil's winners earned the night to advance » step In Hie pairings and will go Inlq action against other contestants tonight ami lo- moirow night. Those surviving the final rounds will partlcl- and tonight, night's llnal pnte In the Commercial Appeal's Tournament of Champions in Memphis January 31. P. T. llaney wap awarded a. Judges' decision over James Cav- lUilier, anollii'r .Blytheville middleweight, in lhe opening bout last night. Ilnuey eiirrled the fli;ht and had the better of (he early ilglit- Ing. nlUioiijjli there ivcre no knuck- down.s. In the .second match Sonny Lloyd, Blytheville lightle, gained n tcclinicnl knockout over Hoy Green of Armorcl In the first round when the hitter's .second tossed in the towel to save Green from further punishment. Charles Anderson, Armorcl paperweight, also lost by a technical knockout after Prank. Ellis of Blytheville hjul hammered him most of three rounds. Carlhol Hyde, Blylhcville teath- erweigh, punched straight and hard ;o onlpolnt Henry Meury, another local toy. Hyde was far nhend on points at the end of> three rounds. Homer Besharsc, • Blytheville middleweight, mis Hie judges' choice in ills bout with George Prnltt ol Armorcl. "Uo" was ag- decision. Thorc was itclkm with boll) toys gotllni; oil tin: canvas to come ixtck for more. Hie KOcund rniiml Ijotlf were nfreil olli'ii but were <-nouf;h to continue. Allns .hums, tiiinl-lillllni; Hol- J.-twl, Mo., llyv.'L'lfjht, won over .lames Vlckrcy of Steele, when the, referee. stopped the fight In the .second round to snvc Vlckrcy furllii-r );imisliim.'nl. Johnson Hlackwcll, A I'm or el lluhlle, battered Billy Thompson ot Ulyllievillt! nil ni'onml the ring ta- Ifirc winning by n (eclmlcftl knockout in u little better than n mln- Hnd irlns, Jamc.", Middle-ton. Jerry McKay, Ollle Mitchell, Lawrence Clark, Junior Pernientcr and Clyde 'V(-bl). Coach .Sanderson eavc to each boy, :i siijiill gold fuotball Iftlns; both hands to nil nrtvnn- liiue, Hcili C 111 I its, BlyLhc-vlllo lightweight otitpunelicd Lnmar In- Kriim ol Manila and stopped him told in the second round. Jn I lie fluid bout, on the card Hugh Ilarbcrl, jr., rjalnecl n decision over Willis Ford, another lily- Uievllle middleweight in a. clcie fit-Ill. Ford carried the . flglit to Hai-bert but missed many punches. Three referees served during the evening, one of (hem being"Shlfty" Logan, fanner well Known Memphis professional. Don liurton and Hert Stewart were Hie olheis. Wuwl. Jlobarl Piili'cl, Alvin Poteel, Hicks, l.oni;, Jessie Juskson, Jessie Clar- Hlllio Low- expression of his their loyally. appreciation llntUcy Tops Haskellial! CLEVELAND (UI'j — Colleglale huckuy ranta batketuall 100 lo I In the favor of John Carroll University .students, If advuiire ticket sales Indicate their iirefeiencc. They piireltased RID tickets pr| or to a hockey game ivilh Western Reserve, while only 8 advance tickets were sold to Carroll stu- for n basketball game with Penn College. Hayti Cagers Split , With Srecie Teams HAYTI. Mo.. Jan. 15.—The Hayll Indians split a double header \vlth On- stcele case tennis here Tuesday. At the end oi the first half (he Steele girls were in the lead, D to 0. but the name ended Hayti girls '20. Sletlc girls' 13, totei- liarkovil/, of Haytl, iniidi! 1(1 polnls and Betty Ann Ceilings scored Ihe other -1. The boys' i;;mic i-uded '20 to 18, In favor of Sleelc, with the steclo boys staying in the lead throughout the game. Clelis Bidewfll, of Kcnnctt, rcf- ereed ivllli tlie Hayti band ftirnlnh- ing music between quarters. me Courier Nev;,s want ads. j Swelling I'rimes Burst liarn (euil feet deep by nood waters. The CI1ICO, Cal. (U1 J )— Housewives ]l"'»ne.s swelled until suddenly, wilh know that prunes soaked In water * 'wile explosion, the Uarn burst. swell, and now California prune ™ ,' '. ^ TT~! . „ , „ . ' Tlici rt >od am' drink consumed giowfis know t, too. During the j each year by the average man California floods,, u large burn, wclglis nboul a ton. HAVE VOUIl PHOTOGRAPH MARK NOW Satisfaclory Woils SOUTIIWORTIl Over Jnc Isaacs Four Cage Games On Armory Card Tonight Four basketball giuues will be played nt the armory tonight In the second of u series of the round robin of rural .schools In the Chlckasawbn district and Ihe Bly- Ihevllle junior teams. Tonight, the Blytheville Junior girls and boys, Yarbro, Lone Onk and Hlackwater will piny. Sweaters Are Awarded? Fifteen Luxora Gridders LUXORA, Ark., Jan. 20. — Fifteen members of lhe Luxora fool- ball team have been presented to-1 clay with maioon sweaters, the "L" betiv; In B rny. -They »rc ill recognition of loyally, Irnining mui physical efforts in representing the school on the gridiron for past season. Die Entering inlo other Mississippi leiigue wllh Comity schools gresslve and landed several good'to play six-man footbnll the past WHV BONY YOU TRV THE 'MAKIN'S"TOBACCO THAT'S GUARANTEED MILDERJASTIER? LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. Dealers For Q.M.C Trucks and Trailers Offers A New and Modern Auto Repair Shop \YE CAN MEET EVERY AUTOMOBILE NERD Including - - BODY, FENDER REPAIRS WELDING LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. Oldsmobile and G. M. C. Truck* Sales and Service 307 E. MAIN ST. PHONE 329 . Free Lecture anil Slide Pictures, showing construction of new 1938 'D' Line International Trucks. Illustrating the latest in truck safely, qualify and stamina. Picture starts at 7:45 p. m. Friday at our Sales Room on South Second Delta Implements, Inc. Phone 802 of Armory Hlylhcvillc, Ark. lilk'd with prunes, was swept .sev- QUALITY FOODS MEATS ' GROCERIES We pay highest prices on poultry at all times. 5 SAVE MONEY AT GAMES MKT. 118 W. Main 1'lioue IU BODY and FENDER Repairing Increase the VALUE as well as tliu LOOKS of your car by having: tlcnls liikeii out of the body and renders. We'll Make Your Car LOOK and RUN LIKE NEW Genuine Ford Parts Free Test For Hrakcs, Lights, Hattery, Wheel Alignment PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Walnut Phone 810 M EN treasure "T.W," ami prefer it when the thoughts of \vcll- rcmcmbcrcd occasions conic crowding fast. They prefer it for iis mellow goodness, for its vclvu smooili- ncss, and for its old time aroin.i. Every drop of T. W. Samuels is distilled and bottled at tlic T. \V. SanuiclsDistillcry.For^yc.irs.aS.nn- ucls has supervised iis Arkansas Dislnlmfor Moon nistril)Ulin ? Our stock of the above items is probably the. 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