The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 30, 1948 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 30, 1948
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TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 1948 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Paps Chicks and Get Track Drills Blytheville Thinclads Begin Training for Spring Competition With less than five weeks remaining In which to whip Into shape, and with the weatherman finally agreeing. Blytheville High School's track squad, under Athle- Lle Director Firman "Nig" Bynum, knuckled down to stiff drills at Haley Field yesterday afternoon In preparation f or the slate nlcet •Jliklilch Is scheduled for early May. ' Handicapped by two weeks of bad weather which drove them Inside during early drills, tlie Chick Ihln- clads greeted the return of the sunshine with a long session on the makeshift oval encircling Haley Field, with the promise of more of the same during the remaining five weeks. Coach Bynum and his assistant, Coach Buddy Davis, have weeded their squad of 40 candidates for both junior and senior teams, down to 22 prospects, and have ordered full steam ahead during pretty weather. Yesterday's session was restrlctcc mostly lo warm-up runs and conditioning exercises. Working together the chicks and Paps spent an hour-long session In distance running around the 30-yard oval which serves as a practice track. Track Shoes IssuM Following this drill period, the 22 candidates were issued track shoe and spent the remainder of the practice session In getting the fee of their new spikes. Among the 12 candidates seeking berths on the senior squad ar five members of last year's squa before the final weeding occurred They are Billy Wayne McFarland a dash-man who with Harold Tray lor and Charles Leggett comprised Blytheville's entry in the 1947 state meet, I, .w. FUzhugh, Buddy Donner. George Xenos, Dennie Gentry and Bill Doolin. Other members of the Chickj roster that were issued shoes yesterday are Marvin Hall. Charles ^rews, Elwyn Caldwell. Roger Lum. •arry Lutz, Buddy Donner and Tlcon Ashby. Most of these men, are candidates for dash nnd relay positions, with one or two expected to be transferred to the weight division when training begins in that department. The Paps have three of their five state meet representatives of last year back with them this Spring. Charles "Ruff" Lutes and Robert Bcid. both dash-men and John Hutcherson, who did quite well on the quarter-run last Spring, answered the intial call and have been coming out every day since. Other members of the Paps roster include John Charles White, Dick Held. Jerry Phillips, Leroy Criner, Bob Oneal, J. C. Droke, and Jim Deer. The Pnps, District 4 champs, will have to successfully defend their title before-being allowed entries in the state meet but the chicks probably will be automatically seeded In the state meet due to the lack of competition in District 4: The Chicks had the only Class A track . squad in the district last year. Old Friends Keene and Hill Win Decision In Mat Tangle Charlie Keene and Frankle Hill wcve awarded victory in (he Ing match feature of Inst night's Amer- can Legion wrestling program nl he legion Arena by State Athletic Union Inspector Otis Slieppnrd who everjjed & decision handed down by iitslilute Referee George Thomas n the third and deciding fall. Thomas, plnch-hltllng for He.'- erce-Proinoler Mike Moioncy, awarded the lust fall to Kala Pnsha nrnl Billy Brooks, the other team in he four-way event, when Pasha uslied in from outside the ring to pin Hill while he was busy working on Brooks, Inspector Slicppard, however, rc- 'ersort the decision, disqualified Pasha and Brooks, thus Riving Hill ' ( V- PAGE SZVBW ; Chicks Break Spring Training Camp; To 1 Play Exhibition Series in Memphis FORT PIERCE, F)»., Mtr. 30.~ih«re tomorrow ind then leave for (UP)-riie Memphis Ch! c k3 said AllanU Thursday to open »n ex l ....... • - Affable Joe DiMagyio tells NBA Sporls Editor Harry Croyson Ihat lie has never felt belter as he begins his 10th playing yc-ar with the Yankees, at the club's training camp in St. Petersburg, Fla. Jinx-Ridden Cardinals Face One Of Their Most Crucial Seasons Ihclr goodbyes lo Ihclr Spring train- Ing camp here loday nnd prepared to entrain for Memphis tonight (o open -the Inst phut of their pic-season exhibition schedule. Mannger Jack Onslov said he IK pleased with th« performance of his boys so far. "The club Is In good shape," he said. v Wf.'ve h»d good training weather down her* and enough exhibition games." The Chicks have won «even consecutive exhibition tills. NEW ORLEANS. M»r. 30. (UP) — The New Orleans Pelicans were ready today to open a Iwo-day exhibition stand agahwl the Indlln- apolls Indians of the American Association here tonight. confusion Pasha and Brooks, enraged over p ltl5burgh hlbtiion string »t Ponce De Leon Park. The Brooklyn Dodgers will the Crackers' first foes in Atlanta over the weekend. Business Grows for Shoe Salesman Who Turned to Vending Fish Johns ' The calendar says that fiihlh' * dr.ys are getting Just around tlu corner. And when you mention ' Oilers Ranked Big Favorites Over Wildcats NEW YORK, Mar. 30. (UP) — With absolutely no form sheets for guidance, the Phillips Olle» of Barllesvlllr, okln., today were ranked at heavy favorite* lo beal the University of Kentucky In the final round of Ihe Olympic basketball tryouls tomorrow nlghl. Actually, there will be lIUli tl slake In the game because both ' fishin' C. R. CoJIIns, 511 Chlckasaw- be ba, begins counting his minnows, and getting things In order for the citizens of Mississippi County 10 really start pullln' 'em In, A few years ago you'd find Mr. Collins telling Sunday shoes, or a- sjii, or maybe a pair or overalls but when the doctor siyi, "take to the open, man," he usually means So now you'll llnd C. R. stl('l"sell- i"B, but this time it's minnows, roaches, and worms . . . and lie's quite Die salesman, too. During his Skippcr Hays of El Dorado Joins LSU Coaching Staff BATON ROUGE, La., Mar. 30. (UP)— The Louisiana state Univer- the inspector's decision, gave the fans sn extra two-bits worth when they tied up with Hefeice Thomas after the bout was over. But their revenge was short lived as Promoter Mcroney intervened and sent, the two raving grappicrs to the' dressing rooms. The fails were all even at one- each when the fracas took place. Brocks and Pasha won the first, fall In 33 minutes with Brooks eliminating Keene in 25 minutes with a pin and then returned lo whip Hill in eight minutes In the same mann*. 1 :. Hill and Keene captured the second tall with Hill eliminating Brooks with a body smother in eight mimitcs and then taking earn of Pasha In two minutes with a sleeper hold. In the two one-fall prclimimuy matches Pasha defeated Hill in 10 minutes with a Jimmy Londos loe hold and Keene won over Brooks in five minutes with a body pin. players with the Pels after the current scries. elate and _!* ^expected to leave two | Phillip* and Kentucky now are a.i- _, ....... ,_ .._ ,. mired of having five men each on the Olympic squad. But the game derived Interest from the fact -that H will be the most heralded clash In court hts- „ OCALA. Kin., ;,r»r. 30, (UP)— Hard-hitting outfielder George Wll- son Joined the Birmingham "Barons lor >' of a National A. A. U. chamn- hi-re loilny ns General Miuinger Ed- ' oh "'"1 a National Collegiate elmm- die Glcnnon announced that four P'oii. The Oilers, A. A, U, tltllsUi, non had been cut from the Bnron I wcie picked to win euslly. oster. j The Oklahoma quintet has Im- Wllson came lo the Birmingham c 1'fssed the fans here with Us ap By Leo H. I'elersen • United Press Sports Editor ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.. Mar 30. '(UP)—This is a do or die year for the St.. Louis Cardinals. If they don't win the National League pennant this coming season, the chance^ are Ihat It will be a long time before they get back in to swing of championship things. For they have little new blood-they are loaded for bear with veterans, and some of them may be ncaring Ihe end of the major league trail. But if the old timers can come up with .another good year, they promise to be a little bit more than such clubs as the Dodgers, Braves and Giants could handle Last year, the Cards had miserable luck with player after player coming up with Injuries and witn the pitchers developing all sort.! of arm miseries. Manager Eddie Dyer thought that the club simply could'nt have as much trouble again this season, but it looks like the old jinx is still at work for'.the Redbirds' peerless shortstop, Marty Marion, has a knre injury, one which might well end his great Major League career. Marion injured the knee in practice last week and unless he recovers sufficiently to play at his old form, the club's pennant chances are going to be dark. For Dyer hasn't a top-flight replacement. -In fact it looks now as though he will move Al (Red) Schoendlcnst to shortstop and rookie Bob Young, up from the roch- Bill Dickey of Baseball Fame Cast in a New Role LITTLE ROCK. Ark,, Mar. 30. (UP)—Bill Dickey, former New York Yankee catcher and manager of the 1947 Little Rock Travelers, was cast today In a new role. Dickey announced that he has agreed to ulay himself in a new movie, "The Story of Monte Stratton." He said he has "an agreement" with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, but doesn't know when he will leave for Hollywood. 'nils will be Dickeys second appearance before the camera, as he portrayed himself In the Lou Gehrig picture, "Pride of the Yankees." Dickey knew Stratton when the latter was ace of the Chicago White Sox pitching staff. Stratton lost a leg in a hunting accident and later coached for the Sox. sity Athletic Council today .announced the appointment of Guy B (Skipper) Hayes as end coach for the LSU football squad to replace Gaynell Tinsley. who was named head coach recently. Hayes, a former Jefferson-Lee football star, has been coach of the 1 Mr- shortstop himself will be out El Dorado (Ark.) High School team there every day, and according to for the past eight years and has , club surgeon Dr. Robert F. Hvland. developed numerous gridders who later starred at LSU. Hayes resigned his post at El Do- cster Redwings of the international league will take over at second base. If that doenn't go. he will try Bernie Creger. potentially a great defensive star h»t still a little green, at Marion's' 7 spot. But he's hoping-.-with fingers crossed—that rado to come to LSU, the Athletic Council said. Auburn Twirler Fans 20 Out of 29 Batters AUBURN, Ala., March 30. (UP) — thc injury is not too serious, pror jvided it isn't aggravated. The group which Dyer is whip, ping into shape here is a far cry from the days of the Gas House Gang. But that doesn't mean they lack spirit. They have it in carload lots. It turned out last year that they miscd the jackpot because of' amis- Vandenbcrg Declares Don't Want Presidency .NEW YORK, March 30. (UP) — Sen. Arthur H. Vandenbcrg (R. Mich.) reiterated today that he did r.ot "desire or intend to be a candidate lor the presidential nomination." In a telegram to Stephen M, Schwebel, Harvard student who had asked permission to form a National student's League for Vandenberg, the Michigan senator said, "I must emphatically request you not to proceed with the organization contemplated. President Takes Another Verbal Poke at Wallace WASHINGTON, March 30. (UP) —There, wasn't much room for guessing today how President Truman feels about Henry A. Wallace or where he thinks his former cabinet officer should go. Mr. Tinman removed any'linger- ing doubt, last night when he took another sharp verbal poke at the third party Presidential candidate and suggested that persons who admire,-other forms of government should "go to the country they love to well." _ , The occasion of the PresidenL'r words was the National Convention of the Ordar of Ahepa, a .Greek- American Philantropic Association. His audience included scores of Congressmen and applauded him warmly at several points, in his impromptu address. But Wallace was not without support. Scientist Albert Einstein issued a statement comparing him with the lute President Roosevelt and Wendell L. Willkie. "Only men who are above the petty bickering of the day and without any selfish interest can save us from the threatening domestic and international, situation." the statement said. It was released here by the National Wallace for President committee. froni the Boston Red Sox. The Barons released outfielder Garland Lawing, who Immediately iiRiied with New Iberia, La. Out- lelder Alfred Drew, first baseman Russ Wlleman and pitcher Gene Goycay were optioned to the Natchez, Miss, club PENSACObA. Fla., Mar. 30. (UP) —The Nashville Vol YunrHgans were ready today to lake on the cgtilms any time. The Yannlgnns pouuried the Peimcnln Fliers of the Southeastern League yesterday, 11 to fl. GAINESVILLE. Fin.. Mar. 30. (UP) —Tha Atlanta Crackers were scheduled to meet the Rochester club of the International League here today as their Southern Spring exhibition scries drew near Its end. Crackers piny Jersey City parcntly unlimited power and ability to make the score whatever It! chooses In trouncing the Denver. Nuggets In the scml-finals last night, 68 lo 40 (and (hereby repeating a victory they scored In th* A. A. U. tournament), the Oil- ers won as they pleased without being extended. Bob (Foothills) Kurland, the seven-fool . redhean plunked In 31 points for the Oilers nnd was literally their tower of strength under the backboards. Six-foot, seven- Inch Gordon (Shorty) Carpenter supported Kurland with 15 points. Kentucky, a crowd-plcaser with . three years in this business hr. ha.i become one of the largest "bait" vendors In Arkansas. Mr. Collins started with two small v»Ui, and » truck for hmiling hLs bait from Dos Arc. Those were Ihe days when he decided he'd cap- hue hU own roaches, so he constructed "very scientifically" so he says, 128 roach traps, hired a high school boy lo assist him In gathering them, and left the traps feelltu sure he was well on his way to success. The IV traua were more «v.i- slve than he thought, however, an.l Ihe sum total of roaches In those 128 traps wns exactly 28 roaches. A (KiUirc? No Mr. Collinsl He started I an extensive campaign of advertising slid even now he occasionally has an answer to his Inquiry for [loaches . . . and his advertising is more than two years old. He got his roaches. He. started buying them. from -A Negro In Memphis, who had his crew of energetic lads who did nothing but search out roaches to be sold lo fishermen. The worms Well. Just ask his "boy" Jordan. When the fcelln 1 of spring Is In the air, and the folks are talking about .starting fishing, Ihen Jordan knows Ihat Mr. Collins will be thinking about opening his ballry. and then the dlgsl"' ntftrls. Can you Imagine 2ft pounds of wig- Sly bits of earlh worms nil in one container. Jordan can, He has dng Travelers Win Exhibition Tilt in Jvxmt' ' - , '>/* > PARIS, Tex, Mar. 30 '(TJF)—T*» Little Rock Travelers made it thrta- out of four on their prr nmnn'ai , hlblllou tour by edging th* Prnri* Rockets of the Big State TMJJIM 4 to 3. The.Rockete held a one-run l«d until It was tied by the Tr»»»'ta the sixth. The Uttle Rock team hnd a big seventh inning which netted three runs to two for thi Rockets and put the game on tb* top shelf. Righthander Frank UerkulM * worked four Innnlngs for Little Rock giving .up two hll.s and on* run. ' Lclty Len Perme finished by doling ' out three hits and two runs In fir* (mines. Bob Swan son, Lanky righthand- er held the Travs to one -hit: In five scoreless Innings and left th« Knme with a ,1-0 lead. Tom Hurst finished by giving up three hits and four rims, ». Little Rock will'be Idle tonight and piny ari'cnvllle In Greenville Tex., tomorrow night. Read Coum-r News Want Ada. Its flashy, dashing style, run rough- | that' many in one day . . . nivi shod over Baylor, 11 to CO, and thus , fellow, that's » lot. of repeated Us victory In tho finals of the N. 0. A. A, tournament last week. Read Courier News Want Ad*. MR. PAUL D. ABBOTT has joined our sales force. 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