The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 26, 1948
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PAOB EIGHT BLYTHEVILLK (ARK^V COURIER NEWP FRIDAY, MARCH 26, IMS Chicks Seeking Turkey Day Till Forrest City Team Rcrurni Proffered Contract Unsigned Brooklyn today. Casey. 35-year-old righthander, I had complained of severe pains i" Football relations between Blythe-1 his lower right side, giving rise '.» ville and Forrest City High Schools, tears of appendicitis, medical ex were broken early this week, It was announced today by Athletic Director Firman "Nig" Bynum. • Coach Bynum staled that the 1948 contract for the Chicks-Mustangs annual Thanksgiving classic was returned bv Forrest City school officials unsigned. No specific reason was given, he said. The severance of football relations between Hie two schools breaks, 'an annual rivalry which dales tack to 1931 when Ihe Chicles and Thoro- breds first met on Thanksgiving Day. The two teams have been renewing that Thanksgiving riviliy every since. The cancellation of Ihe Forrest City game ruts the Chicks on somewhat of a spot and may leave them without a Turkey Day rival this year. Most every school In this section plavs an anmml classic similar to the Bl.vlheville-Foirest City lend on that date which will make tho rinding of a replacement, even harder. Coach Bynum stated that he hiid contacted several schools seeking a replacement but so for his search Hugh Casey on Dodgers' Ailing List; Phils Thump Cardinals 9-6 C1UUAD TRUJ1LLO. 13. 11., Mar. .a dmiblc' pluy. 26 (UP)—Fears that, ace reliof I •" pitcher Casey was seriously til were i SARASOTA. Fla.. March 2fi. lUPt quickly dispelled by doctors at the i —The Boston Red Sex had the first Dodgers' Untiling ciims> > evidence of the yeur on pitcher Tex lliighson'.s HUH condition today and it ivtis not cause for celebration. The Sox I rimmed the Cincinnati Rods yesterday, 12 to 1, but the edge was taken off (he triumph hy amination revealed nothing mofJ I Hughson's poor .showing, He gfivo serious, hov.evcr, lhan a pulled lej I up tin en runs'on lour hits and imiscli. in his right leg. He has | throe walks In two innings. Sox been ordered lo rest for at least five days. Shortstop recwee Reese was still on the injured list but Bob Rnniii- zoltl continued lo sparkle In his place at shortstop. Rnmazoltl made a triple and u .single yesterday its the regulars defeated the Y.iiini- gans, 1 lo 0. behind Ihe Iwo-hn pitching of Willard Ramsdell ami Clyde King. has been fruitless. However, he stut- qd that he would continue his efforts until the open dale is filled 01 It is evident that it will not be filled. Th« Open Dates on Schedule ORLANDO. Pin., March 20. lUV) —Tom Feerick. Forrest Thompso.', and Scott Cnry were scheduled |« pilch for the, Washington Senators in an exhibition Rame here against the Birmingham Barons. TJIC Senators were out to avenue slugger Ted Williams was out with an ailing back. SAN FRANCISCO. March X. (UP)—Ralph Klnor, ilic PUlsbui'^h Pirates' home-inn artist, got his circuit clouting lor the season under way yi'slm-dny with a four-bag- ger during the Pirates' fi lo 4 victory over the San Francisco Seals. Kinor's wallop was one of 10 Pi- rale hits against Jack Brewer of the Senls. Quarterfinals Tonight in Cage Tournament i The Blackwaler and Victoria girls' and the last. Cane, and BUckwater boys advanced to the *eml-ftnAls of I the Mississippi County Invitational tournament for rural elementary schools at f/)st Cane' last night by wlnnlru: quarter-final games. Result* of last night's Barnes were Blackwnler girls 40. Pawheen 5; Lost Cane boys 32, Pawheen fl; Victoria Kills 26, Lone Out 5; and Black- waler boys 26, Lone Oak 13. Quarter-final play will continue tonight with four games on schedule. The Lost Cane girls will meet Boynton at 6:30; Promised Land boys play .Boynton at 1:30; Promised Land girls meet Mllllgan Ridge at 8:30 and Victoria boys meet Milun Ridge at 9:30. East Defeats West in Annual All-Star Tilt ST. PKTEHSBUKG. Flu.. Maioll '.!<•>. I UP)—Charley (Horli Embrce, right-handed pitcher acquired by the New York Yankees (rom the Cleveland Indians during the wln- a 0 to 1 defeafye.uerday by another I !<-•''. locked today like a good in learn, the Challu- vesli>H:nl. minor Ica^. noona Lookouts at Winter Garden. Pitcher GCOI'BC Bird, making hi* first start in organized baseball, held the Senators scoreless for throe innings and clonied homer. K:>VC up rlll| y nnr scratch sinqli: in six innings yesterday "3 the" Yankees defeated the. Detroit TiRcrs, fi li> 5. The Yanks not all Guy Lombardo Breaks Gold Cup Speed Record MIAMI. iP'la.. Mar. at. <UP> — Band Leader Guy Lotnbardo today prepared to return his speedboat "Tempo VI" to Hempstead. N- Y. after breaking the gold cup speed record with It for the second successive day. Lombardo, who broke the gold cup record on Wednesday with'a speed of 113.031 miles per hour, ottered his own mark yesterday three-run Iheir runs in the first Inning on one Ilil and six walks aguinst Ruf- lus Geniiy. LOS ANGELES, March 20. (DPI —Bill Vceck. owner of Ihe Cleveland Indians, was scheduled to ar- : rive here today to confer wi:l)j slugger H»» k Oi'MiilJCi'i! j | Q KUtl IThree-Year-Olds In This leaves the Chicks with three! iilxml a conliucl with thu Indians | open dates on their 1948 schedule,! The Indians .split two Raines yc.s- 'OfiUlQWri Sept. 24, Nov. 12 and Thanksgiving! leiday. the "A" team bcnliiiK tin: | vwoviv> TT 11 Day. Coach Bynum said that he was sending "feelers" Ui all sections of Arkansas. Western Tennessee, Chicago While Sox, 5 to 4. with Scerey doubling home the winning run in Ihe ninth inning, while the Southern Missouri and Kentucky I "B" .squad lose, to the University of this week, seeking to fill the open 1 Southern California by the same dates. He staled that he hoped lo 1 score, despite Lurry Uoby's 430-foo£ have the dales filled before he leaves I home run. to assume his new duties at Arkan-l sas Tech In early June. CLEARWATER, Fla., March M. NEW YOftKY M»r. M • (UP)—A dotted defenM, h«ld together by he llieMoc tenacity of »n ex-p*r*- rooper, waj credited today with putting the East's college aces one name ahead of the west, in the annual all-star basketball series. With both teams well-matched firepower, It wan . the superioi armor of the East that.,made the difference' In a 58 to ,47 rout last night >t Madison Square Oarden that gave th£ East i !two-to-6ne lead in the three-year-old series,' Emerging as the key man for the victors was Lionel Malamed of City college of New York, a husky ex-paratrooper of ihe famed 82nd airborne division. The five-toot, nine Inch muscle man tallied 10 points, but was much more valuable as a defensive stalwart and an aggresr slve ballhawk. Malamed tied knots In Murray Wler, Iowa's high-speed high scorer, holding him lo a single field goal and three free throws. Qene Bercc of Marquette, who came in for Malamed s attention when Wicr wasn't' around, got .only two field goals, The only unfinished business now remaining on the post-season basketball agenda is the. Olympic try- New Chick Coach Visits Homefolk; To Succeed Bynum Russell Mosley, newly-appointed head coach at Blytheville High School, arrived In Blytheville late yesterday for a few days visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester "Pop" Mosley. Coach Mosley, who Is at present, assistant gild mentor at Joe Bradley High School In Himlsvllle. Ala., was recently appointed to succeed Coach Firman "Nig" Bynum as coach at the hlKh school here. Coach Bynum resigned to accept a coaching position at Arkansas Tech In Russcll- vllle. Conch Mosley Is a former Blythe- vllle High School halfback who Inter starred with the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide. Outsider Takes Lead In Charlotte Open when lie reached a speed of \H.I\1 i way mile.s per hour over a measured j n nlle In Indian Creek. He planned in assault on the Gar Wood's American record of 1?4 miles per hour but was forced to quit because of engine trouble. out tournament, which gets under- Hc wcnt out m CHARLOTTE, N. C,, Mar. 26.— 'UP)—Par-busting Pete COOJXT, nn 'outsider" on the golf professionals' circuit,, held a one-stroke lead with a IM today n s play began In the second round of the $10.000 Charlotte, Open tournament. Cooper, a Polite Vedra, Fla., pro who competes Iti only a few tourneys, racked up seven birdic.s and | Glenr 11 pars yesterday as he seized the lead from his more famed rivals. Four Minor Changes Made In Cage Rules NEW YORK. Mar. 26. (UP) — Four minor changes were written nto the rule* of basketk>all Uxlay by the National Basketball Committee, which Is holding its annual meeting here. The revisions, each of which received unanimous approval yesterday, were: 1. Elimination of the requirement for a substitute to report to the referee or umpire upon entering the game after he has already reported to the sco re keeper. 2. All jump balls will be hold in the nearest center circle or fou circle. 3. A plnyer on whom a foul t.< called is expected to raise his hand above his heart for Identification, but there is no penalty incurred for failure to do so. 4. During a charged lime-out land, in the cases of hiyh schools, during intermissions between quar- tern a team may gr> to the vicinity of Its bench anrt talk to the coach. New Theatre Manila's Finest r Shuws KVKKV NltiHT x Opens Week Oayi 7:90 p.» Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sal.-Sun. t |,m. Cent. Showing TONIGHT "South of Pago Pago" • nil Victor Mcl.agleir and Jon Hall Also Short Subjects • Saturday Middlecoff of Memphis, Tenn., Toney t'enna of Cincinnati, and two local players, Clayton Hacfner and Teal. 46 Report for Spring Training at Caruthersville The Chick mentor stated that the remainder of the I2-game schedule is taken care of. Signed contract/; from most of Ihe olhcr learns on the Chicks' menu have already been received, he said, with only one or two schools remaining lo be he»rd from. , The Chicks will open their 1Q4H schedule r.t home on Sept. 10 against the El Dorado Wildcats and will close at home Thanksgiving Day with whatever team is picked lo re- i place Forrest City. The remainder! of the schedule Is as follows: Sept. 17 at Paragould; Sept. 24 open; Oct. 1 at Little Rock; Oct. 8 at Pine Bluff: Oct. 15 Joncsboro here; Oct. 22 Subiaco here; Oct. 29 Nashville here; Nov. 5 at North Little Rock; Nov. 12 open: Nov. 19 Helena-West Helena (tentative); and Nov. 25 open. (UP)—Rookie Ritchie Ashburn today appeared a good bet lo mnk.- ihc Philadelphia Phillies squall, while Dick sisler was well on Ills way io winning Hie first base Job with Hie St. Louis Cards. Ashburn continued his fine hittins: yesterday with a three-run homer in the ninth as the Phils bent the Cards. !) lo 6. Sisler crashed a single and a homer lor the Cards .indlaltng ths'-. first-baseman Stan Muslal may go back lo outfieldins. Other homers \vere nnri Timlin ROWCll Of Pill of St- hit by Al Flair, Ralph Cabellero. arm linma Rowell of Philadelphia and Country Slaughter -' "' Louis. HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. March 'J6. (UP>—Bisht ol the better three- year-old.s were scheduled (o compete in a six-furious,' allowance event Hull heid top interest as the liflh race on today's racing card at Oak lawn A couple of Arkansas Derby entries, Baclagaloop and All or Nothing were lo go postwnrd In this uvcnt.' and Baclagaloop would probably rule as the favorite— csue- cinlly in tho event of a wet track. A crowd of. 1,500 yesterday saw nine-year-old gelding Radio Joe nib a close decision over six other .sprinters In the featured fifth. Radio clocked in at 1:12.1, and paid $10.00 slvniiiht. The dally double combined Tiger Boots in the first and Vinita Dolt in the second to pay $295.10. Tlie muliicls handle was $413.1163. Garden tomorrow;' the collegiate bracket. Ken-' lucky, possibly without the services of center Alex Groza whu lias a fever, remained a prohibitive choice over the University of Louisville, while New York U,. without', high- scoring Don Formal! who is ill, was ft sllKhl choice over Davlor. In the club bracket, the Miihps Oilers were as heavy a favorite as ever existed against the Prospect Park Y. M. C. A., while the Denver Nuggets were picked nver Wolfe CARUTHEPSVILLE. Mo.. March ^ 2G-Spring football practice be B an | the" Oakland^'cal.'.' Vittners, here this week with 40 answering wlis to hnve played for the Bittncrs, the call and begin Issued equipment by Coaches Dutch Boeppie and Harry Darr. The work will mostly be drills In fundamentals, as the coaches have only six letterman ]ack from the championship 1947 :eain. At completlllon of Ihe practice, a "warm-up" practice game will be staged between the 1047 graduating seniors, and the 1048 squad. Six letterman from Ihe 1941 squad rcjx>rtecl for initial drills. Babe Ruth Returns To Home in New York but that U uncertain now. '{Memphis Chicks Defeat West Palm Beach 5-3 and hack in ;C2 fine weather over the not-too- dlfflcult Myers Park course. second place were Chick Harbeii of Detroit and Jimmy' Thomson of New York, a pair of i swingers noted for long-ball hit- \ ting, each of whom had a G6. Stand- | could be changed completely ' today, however, for not fewer than :tl players finished In less than par 72 over the 6,410 yard layout. Five players were tied for third place at 67, among them Frank Stianahan of Toledo, O.. the lead- Ing amateur. Others at that figure were defending champion Cary Bad Man from Red Button A Universal I'iHure wilt, Johnny Mack Krnwn Selected Shorts They arc; Bill Simmons, Wlfford Crawford, Bill Ncely. Don Waldron, Bob Watkins and Carl Stines. Jack Kramer Topples Riggs in Memphis Match MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 'iB. tUP)—Lanky Jack Kramer whippe.'l Bobby Riggs 6-3, 5-4 last night to give the former amateur king his 38th tennis match against 17 cifi- 1eali in their professional net tour. Kramer slowed Riggs to a walk right from the start when he slammed over an ice. It was .apparent from Ihe start that it was going to SAN BE11MARD1NO, Cnl., Mar:i> 26. (UP>—The hitting of ClUICK MIAMI BEACH, Fin., Mm'. 26.— ' Stevens, back »t lirst base after one , (UPI —Babe Ruth, tanned from his . .year in Ihe minors, was a bright winter's rest in Florida, planned | '' lit for the St. Louis Browns to- to leave by train today for home in I n_ ,T 1. ! day. Stevens slammed three hit:;, Iwo of them doubles, to lead the Brownies' 13-liil assault on three pitchers for an 8 to 7 victory over ihe ChicuKO Oubs yesterday. Tho Cubs rallied for two runs in the ninth inning but were choked off by be Kramer all the way. For the most part, nigss. the former pro king played a defensive game. New York. "Those headaches are slill with me." said the famed home run hitter, "but they're gradually diminishing." The lone-time star of the Yankees said lie thought his team should win the American League pennant again this year because "they have a little too much power for those other clubs." Ruth's voice is still hoarse from the operations performed on his Ihroat last year. WEST PALM BEACH. Fla.. March 26. (OP)—The Memphis Chicks defeated the West Palm Beach Indians 5 to 3 last night, the Southern Association team scoring all runs in the lirst three Innings. The Memphis defense was tight with four double plays. Fred Hancock started three; Ollie Kelly, the other, with second baseman Frank Whitman the middle man. ! Enjoy the Finest in Food at these new REDUCED PRICES Plate Lunch . 5Qc Regular Dinner 85c Still the Same High Quality Food! GOFF HOTEL COFFEE SHOP SATURDAY .OWI, 'SHOW "THE WEB" with Kdmrmri O'lUii-n. 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