The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1948 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 6, 1948
Page 12
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TW1LV1 BLYTHBVtLLE (ARKJ COURIER NEWI Kiddie Leaguers Begin Practice ScKMuU »f Gam** B«i«f Arrcitf «d ky Grad« Sck«ol Coach*. ff>\x muKte of Blythevtll« grammar school athlete* settled down to <«t«nsive training yesterday In prrparttion /or the opening of (lie IK* season of the Chtcfcasaw Ath- Jttle Club's grade school footbAIl program, th» Kleidle league. Although opening dale has not b*«h *et by Athletic Director Firman "Nig" Bjnum. the pint-sized, grid hopefuls have already begun .working and have been holding dally worXouU for the past week. .Only (our' schools have entered tiafns In the league thus far, but Ooach Bynnm plicated yesterday thst there may be a fifth and pos- ilbly a stjclh entered before the Mason begin.';. He stated that the schedule would not be announced until it Is definitely determined how many teams will be entered. Chicks Serve as Coaches Again this year, the grnde school (turns will be .coached by members of the Blytlieville Chicks under the direction of lilgli school cpnchfng ttaif. The learns are holding workouts at their respective schools. Teams entered thus far are the L»nge wildcats, lust yetir's league winners, the Crimson Tide of Central, Fighting Irish of Catholic, and the Stidbury Bulldogs. The Sdd- bury school will have only one entry this year instead of Die two lust year. At Central B. C. Allen and Jimmy Garner have been assigned coaching positions to instruct the Crimson Tide. Lloyd Kponlz and Father Paul Bujarsltl have been assigned as coaches at (he Catholic school with Jaclc Elliott and R. B, Hodge working at Swlbury and Roy Smith at Lange. Idea launched l^tsl Year. The grade' school football pio- . jrim was Inaugurated by the Chtckusaw club last ycnr as a part of the sixth grade physical training program.' The program was Initiated primarily to give the grntle school youngsters an early start in preparing for junior and senior high •chool competitive sports. Coach Bynnm stated that he liop- «d to get the program under way as soon as possible so that it would not interfere with other school program! held annually dm Ing t/e final two weeks of school. Me did not indicate how many B«mes would be played by each team this y ear but it Is believed that *e team« will piny only one game ••eh t week. It has not been determined whether the games will be >l»yed In afternoon or at nights. Missco Elementary Cage Champions TUESDAT, Pictured above is the Victoria Elementary School'basketball «iua<l which' last week won 'theMi.ssl.virppJ County invitational case tournament for elementary .schools at I/Mt Cane. Coached by W. P. Kills, the Victoria, iesm placid .second in Die county junior high case loutncy, losing only to niylhcvillo. Meiuhcrs of the squad are front row (left (n right)—Joe'WlRlton, Edward DiiK?er, Paul Brooks, Diimon Jones, Chester Mmsford, nay Allen and Wayne Lemonds. Back row—nob DoiiRlas, coach Ellis, Buddy Slova.ll, lx>e Paschal, William Griffin, R*y Tate, Charles Mount-it, anM Assistant Coach Marshall Conner; Chicago Cubs Turn to Rookie Crop in Search for New Blood By t,eo II. IVIfr.sen j Nicholson, although even the. pa- (IJnlled t'ress Si>orts Editor) tleiit orlmm is about (o give up nil NEW YORK, April 6. (UP)— The [BlR Nick, who batted only .^4-1 Inst slowly developing "youth premium" season. Nicholson, once considered [or the Chicago Cubs probably won't | the league's biggest home run keep them out of tlic second cllvl-- (limit since Hnck Wilson, never sion this season. : conquered a habit of "swlslilnc" for cubs, long a proud National i bad bulls and striking- out. How- League dynasty, suddenly realized \ ever, he boosted his home run outlast year when they finished a sour iput to 2ti last year as compared with sixth, ttiat they weren't, keeping ! a mere eight In 1046 which Is one pncc with the rest of the pnck In encourgalng sign. the development of young Home Outpointed By Graziono In iWashington Bout talent, So General Manager James Gal- In^bher and field, boss Charley Grimm launched a long range rebuilding job and though it may produce » few ncccplnblc rookies this year, the major ho]» Is for (he future. Even so. Grimm Insists that he Is going to (akc his chances with n j WASHINGTON. D. C.. April 6. few young players who may not be • (UP) — Middleweight Champion entirely ready for th c )Jtfr time, ? Rocky Gin/lniio, rusty after n 10- rathcr than try Io make deals with i month absence from tht ring, to- other major league clubs to bol- j day faced a sl|IT grim! to cet in ster the roster 1 shape for the defense of his title "If you want » pitcher the only ! against Tony Zale In June. kind they are willing to deal you Grazlauo started along the train- is a guy with a .500 mark." Grimm Ing trail last night by easily out- said. "So why not go along with • pointing clever George (.Sonny) some of our young fellows wlto can ; Home III a 10-rmmd non-title bout pilch that kind of ball and who are I In the Uline Arena. Belting Ben Hogan Takes Over Masters Spotlight AUCrUSTA, Ga,, April 6. (UP) — BeltinK Ben Hogan served wain- lug today that he Is to be reckoned wilh among the professionals In the Masters' golf tournament starling TJiur.vlny, while -Skcet Rlegct popped up ns the main hope of the amateurs. Up until now the pre-tourney lalk has been all about "Lord Byron" Nelson, thc famed par-buster, and Lloyd Mnngmm, the's loading money winner. But Hogan, the dis- laiu:c-hitter from Hcrscy, Pa., hos barged into the speculation with a red-hot, game. Hosau, who has never won the Masters, turned In the best practice round yesterday. Thc little stioke-mnsler carried a neat 67 over the rough Augusta National ame- lenr chapipion from Upper Darby, Pa. looked equally Impressive as lie turned in a 68. going to get better. Thc'sanic goos for other players- Any young plny- er who hustles and has any prom- j years ago, G Memphis Chickt Cut Three More front Roster MEMPHIS. Tenn., April «. (UP) ''—Th« Memphis ^Chicks'roster ,was t»»r« players nearer the Southern Associnllon regular' limit today Meyer, lefty Johnny SchmHn after Manager - Jack Onslow cut)Hank Wysc as the backbone of his m«n from the squad yester- j staff this year. But he is hoping j that, such rookies up from Tulsa; Though he won by a wider margin thnn when he befit Hornn two raziano showed 5.1R1 ise at all will get his chance with i fans plalulv that be was far iron) this club." - • However. Grimm Is banking | (Ighltng trim. His timing was bad . - - on I and he was never able to land his holdover .hurler^ Hunk Borowy, Bob ; famed havmaker on the law of the Chipman, unyle (Porkv) I.nde, Rliss ' - Sliortslop Frank Brucella, a .289 kiHer for the Oreenvllle Cotton States League club last year, was optioned to Pall River of the New Kngland League. Outfielder Ray Pechous went Io Wat«rloo of the Three-Eye League, •nd Bill Douglas, amateur hurler »p from Memphis sandlots, headed lor Klngsport of the Appnlachlan The Chicks play their first home exhibition , game tonight, meeting Indianapolis of the American Ass- ocia^ion. t/nfversity of Arkansas Netmen Lose to Texans TAYEITEVILLE, Ark.. April' 8. <UP)—The University of Arkansas tennis team, smarting from its second straight Joss, was preparing today for il-s meet with Texas A. and M. nt College Station. April n. The Arkansas tennists were set flown rudely by the university of Texas yesterday, 6 (a 0. The results: Singles—P. Kelley. Texas, over Jack Exall, Arkansas, 6-4. 6-4; C. Mabry. Texas over Joe Emerson. r Arkansas, 6-4, 6-1; Bob Goldford Texas, over Bill Heffclfingcr. Arkansas. 6-2, 6-S. and Ed Chew. Texas, over Jc* Adams, Arkansas, 8-1, 6-4. Doubles—Chew and Goldforci over Adams and Exall, 6-1, 6-1. and Mabry and Kelley over Emcrsou and Helfelfinger, 6-2, 6-4._ as Don Carlscn, Hob Rush from DCS Molnes; and Lefty Cliff Chambers of Los Angeles also will come through. Chambers. If lie cnn lick chronic sore arm. may be thc best of the lot wilh a 24 and 9 mark behind him at Los Angeles. Borowy, who had a-losing record with the Cute last year for the first time since li c came from the Yankees and won the Ifl46 pennant for them, thinks he has found a I way of conquering the finger bJIs- | tei-s that Ihieatpned to end his career. He dips his fingers In solution of benzoin and so far it has worked wouders. Grimm's infield is far from settle:! wilh only Eddie Waltkus at fiist base sot "to start the season. At second, aging Don Johnson find former Cleveland Indian keystone man nay Mack arc battling ft out, while thc erratic but occasionally brilliant Lemile Mcrullo at shortstop has competition from Dick Culler, who was obtained from the Braves, and from rookie Roy Smalley. up f)-om Des Moiur.s. Third b.isp Is wide open and It is possible Peanuts Lowrcy may have to come In from the outficlrt to play it, again although Hank Schtivz.' up from iVaslivtlle. has performer! tilcre during training camp games. Aside from young cliff Aberson. who baited .279 in 41 games wilh the club Insi .season, the outfield is likclv to be all-veteran and probably too old to compelc with some of thc younger units on other clubs The regulars probably will be Phli I CnvitrcttK, Andy Pnfko and Bill CiTain-pufl puncher from Nnw York. j ' Home, staying out of hai m'sYehch most of the night, oultxixert Grazl- nno In the eJirly rounds. The Rock came back strong, however, and was tho uifister the rest of the vvny. The two judges and Referee Harry Volkman awarded the champion the unanimous decision. 3 Purpose Machine f.r Dirt Moving, LAND LEVELING ... and Seed Bed Preparation Tlie London dhcctovy contains the names of Shout 250 dealers In catment. New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows KVKIIV NIGHT n«\ O'.icns Week Days ":00 p.m Matinee Salurdaj * Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont-' Showing; Tuesday "Ghost Goes West" with A Shir Cnsl Also Shorl* iu- & Tiuirsdny "THE UNSUSPECTED" witli .)i.,ui C/iiillH-lit anil Claiiita Italns Also Short Subjects HIKE'S A LAK3R-SAV1NO, MONEV-MAKING MACHINE. Witli »« Er>r!m>n >o. jj»t Un<! -tlblc 1*p c«ndit^<n qujckly 3 »nlf. Exrmin-UvcWd feldi . ».» lm*, Ufcwr, water, grow b«tt«r cropf—~ if*ch>i>;>rd ^uipm^.t worki f»l»r, »»r« rHicirntlr. TW Evcrtmin 1<»I..J AUTOMATICALLY — W»er> t* t»V« > ex, whoi wVetli •• '»««• » l«» p».c« bl»dc r«ii« t* • M dirt — W**kt clotff. Html k. ,W ,.,f,e«, f wmins . «t rt nio ^ M %« <>i* market today f« r power r«<)mre,(. Evcelle^t for r.b>,ilj m , fieldi. After dir, i, mo ,,.J ,t cj, si jraJeJ <to.» And AUTOMATICAf. LY LF.VF.LtD ..1,1, ,K« ,.„, „,. cl>,«. Here', > >-„,,. m>c l,; n , u ,,j for dlrl moving, leveling. f nr m,m. , EVERYMAN flUTDMATIt "ID LfVElER 8. W LII J rflrill and BiRT MflVFD Deering,' Mo., Track Squad Wins 3-VVoy lyent The Dccriug. Mo,, High School 'ruck squnrt, coached by Roy Asha- hranncr. annoxcrt its first victory of thc HI48 season week-end hy cieteating tennis from Brass; City hnfi Braggadocio [n a triangle meiit held on HIM Deering track. The Deering team rapnetl six lirst placc.s and one tie for a of 60 and 2-5 points with Bragg Cltv finlshiiiB second with a total of 46 iind 1-5 points and Braggadocio RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight H'arnrr .Vrws and Shcirt Wednesday & Thursday "RAGGED ANGELS" «-|(h .Uicl McCrra News and Musical Short Brooks, Posha Combination Wins Tag Event Kala Pasha and Billy Brooks finally broke Into the win column as a grappling team last night bv defeating , Paul Stanle*' and Charlie Keene In two straight falls of the lag match feature on the American Legion's weekly wrestling program. ' • Pasha and Brooks captured Hie final two rounds after losing the llrst, to claim victory In the ro-lgh and tumble team affair. Krone and Slanlee won tht fim I fall In n minutes with Keene elim- i inating Brooks In 15 minutes with : flying tackles and a body pin an.i fjlBiilee downed Paslia two minutes later will) a Jim Ixindos toe hold. Pasha and Brooks returned in quick foshion to lake the. second round in 12 minutes with Brooks debating Stanlee in four minutes with a body smother. Pasha iheu eliminated Keene In eight minutes with a body pin. [ Tile iliiril /all was fast and fur- t ions with Pasha and 'Brooks emerg- > ing victorious. Kecjie was the first ' to r« eliminated in seven minutes ' with a body pin by Brooks and ; Stanlee gave In to an arm lock by ' Pasha one minute later. | In (lie two one-fall preliminary bouts Pasha defeated Stanlee in 10 minutes with a pile driver and body pin and Brooks downed Keene in 10 mlmilcs with body slams nnd a pin. Jack Hader was the third nun in tile rins: Mihstii,utlng for Refcice- Promoter Mike Mcroney. j Volt Get Charley Gilktrt PENSACOLA,-f'la., April 6, (UPJ Detroit at Little Rocx. and wind up the pre-sea-son schedule with Stato '1'eachers at Conway next Wednesday, April H. —A father arid nan aci enabled the Nashville Vols to complete their outfield for the I94S season todny. Manager Larry Gilbert rounded nut his trio of flychastrs yesterday by obtaining his 0011, Charlie, from the Philadelphia Phillies. YOIJIIK Gilbert began hi* prnfpu- Jonal o»re»r with th* Volt in JW« Sine* then he has played with Brooklyn, Mom t real, Ihf Chicago Cubs and the Phillies, phis* a tour of duty In the Armed service* durlna World War II. Rea4 Courier Mewj Want Raiofback Nine to Meet Oklahoma Aggies Today FAYFTTEVfLLE. Ark.. April 6. (UP)—Tlie University of Arkansas baseball squacf was preparing to meet the Oklahoma A. and M. Aggies in the .second of a two game scries, after absorbing * 25-8 drubbing yesterday. The Aggies were paced to Iho victory by pint-sized centerlicWcr Nun Free, who slugged out 5 for 7 at bats. One of his hits was a triple Righthander B. U Tomlinson held Coach Dcke Brackctl's Arkansas squad to one run in the first five innings to get credit for Ihe win. Tom Porter was the losing pitcher. Read Courier News Want Ads. | third with 41 and 2-5 markers. James of Dec-ring was individual hiph pointer for the event pathcr- mp a tolal of 19 points. tune in KLCN-FM Tuesday Night for COMPLETE ELECTION RETURNS through Courtesy of R. D. HUGHES & CO. BLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY AH. WHITE THEATRE. Sluiw Slarl.s Weekdays 6:lri p.m. Salnrtlay 1:00 p.m.; Sunday 2 ]i.m. Tuesday and Wednesday G>" for ME Ol.ll 4'2fi! Opens at 6:30 p.m.; Starts 7:N f.m Why did Aunt Hallie wrap th« ic» in oop^r? "BANJO" with Sharyn Mnffett. .r^muclirvr While nud the Hop "Banjo" Serial ohapt. "Orfck Brarlforft" Al«i Shnrts . 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