The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 1, 1956 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 1, 1956
Page 9
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, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1956 BLYTHEVIbL-SHARK.) COURIER NEWa PAGE HIWB 55 Is Magic Number CO-CAPTAMt James Sano (left) of the 1955 Wilson High football team receives a souvenir football from Coach Bob Courtway at a banquet held last Thursday in the school cafeteria. The 37 members of the Bulldog squad were presented souvenir footballs by the Mens Felowshjp of Wil- son Methodist Church. During the program 20 lettermen were awarded sweaters. The smiling athlete at the right is Co-Captain Billy Tranum. Wilson finished the season in second place in District 3-B. ARKANSAS OUTDOORS •Kansas &me frRsh Commission •.«-. LnrOEf ROCK — Highlight of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's annual public hearing last week in Little Rock was the revelation that commercial raising and sale of game fish without restriction or regulation was proposed as legally possible under Arkansas constitutional law. ''Borne 200 sportsmen and members of the Commission attending the meeting were told by Jim Malone, Jr., Lonoke fish farmer and bo«t dock operator, that an Attorney General's opinion Issued recently to State Representative Joe P. Melton of Lonoke, gave owners at private property this legal right. It was indicated that a test suit before the Arkansas Supreme Court might be necessary to determine whether the Commission could legally prohibit the raising and sale of game fish or even regulate this business as long as it were conducted on private property and not -public waterways. Sereral spokesmen representing various wildlife groups in the •late spoke out against allowing game fish to b. put on the commercial market. One of them, W. M. Apple, Secretary of. the Arkansas Wildlife Federation, pointed out that the fish farmers In asking for the privilege of selling game flsh_were not considering the best interests of all the people. He said that the commercial raising and sale of gtme fish would be a tremendous blow to the state's "tourist industry," whioh is tied in tightly with sport fishing, as well as to every individual sport fisherman in Ark- prohibit the use of rifles and res- ,rict future hunting to shotguns capable of holding no more than hree shells as required in migra- ory waterfowl regulations. The following additional area were closed to turkey hunting: Crawford, Clay, Hempstead, and Boone Counties, and that part of Saline County north of Highway. 70. Tentative regulations for a 31- day bow and arrow deer season to start October 1 was also set up. This would permit non-resident hunters to take small game during this open season on a regular $5 permit. The non-resident hun- Ser would be required to buy an additional $20 license in the event that he took a legal deer. Tentative changes in raccoon and fur-bearing seasons would limit that period to the month of December and eitend the period In which coons could be chased with dogs for sport only from September 1 through December 31. Also, the Commission included otter in the open fur season for the next season and permits the use of No. 3 steel traps for water sets to take otter only. IN OTHER ACTION at the hearing, other important regulation matters brought before the Commission included minor changes In the various hunting and fishing seasons. Commission Director T. A. McAmto, who presided over the hearing, announced after a session of the Commission that the annual turkey season had been filed at April 1-7, inclusive, to apply to all areas open to turkey hunting. The commission also changed the regulation on turkey hunting to Ashburn Signs, Refuses to Go Out on Limb PHILADELPHIA 1*1 — Richie Ashburn, the National League bat- of the game's best defensive catch- ting champion, has a new contract today and both Ashburn and the Philadelphia Phillies are pleased as punch. "Richie received a substantial raise," said General Manager Roy .Hamey at signing ceremonies yesterday. "He .'had a very good year (batting .338) and we had little difficulty coming to terms. Ashburn's 1958 contract provides for a salary in excess of $25,000. Asked how he felt about his chance of. winning a' seconc straight batting title, Ashburn said. "I never predict on anything. I've never been right yet on how I'm going to do." Big Jim Oreengrass, the slugging outfielder upon whom the Phillies are counting for added long ball power, signed his 1956 contract today. Oreengrasi, who came to the Phillies in a trade last season with the Cincinnati Bedlegs, hit .272 In 94 games clubbing 12 home runs but was sidelined much of the time with ailing legs. Qreengrass probably will team with Del Emiis and Ashburn In the Pliillles outfield. Fights Lost Night 3y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS okklsnd, Calif - Johnny Gon salves, 1S8, Oakland, outpointed Henry Davis, 1S9K, Honolulu, 10, Miami Beach, Fla. — 1Jlmm y Beecham, 158, Miami, outpointed Oeorgle Johnson, l»Vt, Trenton Holyoki, Man - Jimmy Boo HIS, Philadelphia, knocked out N«i- urmno VltaH, M, New H»v«n. 4 Caruthersville Trips in Pair At Deering CARUTHERSVILLE — The Deering cagers edged Caruthersville's Tigers 63-61 in the A game after winning the B game 58-50 here last night. Deering had a 32-21 halftime lead in the senior game, but the Tigers closed the'gap in a close fourth quarter. Bob Bartholomew and Dennie Green were high-point men for Caruthersville with 14 each. High for Deering were Gaylord Lance with 27 and Charles Biggs with 12. Midway through the B game Deering was in front 30-25. Harold Gortner was high for Caruthersville with 17 and Bob Bullington made 15 for Deering. Caruthersville Pos. Deering Bartholomew 14 . F Lance 2' Green 14 F Biggs 12 Patterson 6 C Rowe 6 Edgerton 5 G Callis 6 Clayton 9 G Pace 4 Subs: Caruthersville — Michie 11, Cook, 2. Deering — Holland, 6 Bullington, 2, Cebree. Golden Boys Box In Sikeston CARTJTHERSVILLE— Local boxers will compete in the second round of preliminaries in the Southeast Missouri Golden Gloves Tournament at Sikeston tonight. The team to represent the Boot- hell in the St. Louis tourney will be selected at finals in Sikeston tomorrow night. Dons Now Chasing All-Time Skein By ED WILKS The Associated Press That San Francisco winning streak is just like money in the bank — gaining interest and getting bigger all the time. The Dons, No. 1 in the nation, extended their major college basketball victory record to 41 games as expected last night, cavorting io a 67-40 victory over San Jose State. At this rate, San Francisco will have a 51-0 mark when it opens defense of its NCAA crown against the Pacific Coast Conference champ in the Far West regionals at Corvallis, Ore., March 16. If the Dons can make it through the four igM rne y gamps M a second straight title, they'll match the all-time, all- college record of 55 consecutive •ictorles hung up by Peru (Neb.) State 30 years ago. Win Last Night San Francisco, now 15-0 for the sensonj again was led by All-America Bill Russell, 6-10'/ 2 center, who Stubborn Lange Team Falls Short In T Grade Loop Rallying late in the game, Central's basketball team pulled out a victory over a stubborn Lange team 27-24 at the National Guard Armory yesterday afternoon in "Y' grade school play. After the first four minutes of the game, Central's sharpshooters started hitting and pulled away to an easy 16-8 advantage at half time. In third quarter Lange's offense began to roll and they outscored the winners 13-5 in the period. With three minutes remaining in the game, the score was tied at 22-22 but Central came back strong in the closing moments and stood off Lange's rush. Central Pos. Wright, 2 P Stilwell F Ratliff, 8 C Smotherman, 4 G Dunnavant, 12 C5 subs: central — J. Medford, 1. Lange — coleman, 2. Homecoming Win For Braggadocio scored 21 points in his 36 minutes of play. It was a pressing game led by K. C. Jones and Hal Perry, however, that finally broke up the duel between the two defensive clubs. The Dons led 20-14 at the half, then surged out front 51-26. St. Francis of Brooklyn remained unbeaten, shaking loose late in the game to beat St. Peter's of New Jersey 92-82. The Terriers now are 14-0. Elsewhere last night, North Carolina State, No. 4, walloped Virginia 99-54 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game; Southern Methodist gained full control of the Southwest Conference lead by smacking Baylor 92-72; an'd Coach Phog Allen went one up on rival Hank Iba as Lange W. Hall, 12 Stanley Small, 7 Holland, 3 Wren BRAGGADOCIO — The Braggadocio Eagles took a 72-64 homecoming victory from Hayti's Indians here last night. Hayti won the B game 56-43. Between games, Miss Jo Re Coppage of Braggadocio was crowned homecoming queen. Out of Kentucky, the great bourbon country, comes the greatest of them all, mellow, warmhearted, aged to perfection six full years...Ancient Age. We challenge you to find a better bourbon. ' —^^^B^^^^^m^^-' KENTUCKY STRAIGHTIIIIIIN WHISKEY • 6 YEARS OLD • K PROOF • «1956 ANCIENT AGE OIST.'CO,, f RANKFOHT. KY. A&M 56-55. St. Peter's Not Easy St. Francis, No. 13 nationally, had a lot of trouble with St. Peter's zone and after leading 51-36 at the half, had only a one-point edge to show with less than 6 minutes remaining. The Terriers scrambled home safely from there" on with Dan Mannix high on 26 points. N. C. State, now tied with Wake Forest for .third place in the ACC, scored as it pleased against Virginia and Coach Everett Case yanked most of his reguUut, up a 54-21 halftime lead. SMU, hitting a remarkable 60.3 per cent of its field shots, got 30 points from Jim Krebs, Who sank 12 field goals and 6-for-6 from the foul line. Lou Estes had 28 for Never Played Better Than Class A Ball, Should Help Phils By JOE KEICIILER NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Bouchee, a 22-year-old rookfo who never played higher than class A ball, may be the answer to the Philadelphia Phillies' long search for a slugging first baseman. The six-foot, 200-pounder, who batted .313 at Schenectady, N. Y., a Phillies' farm club in the Eastern League, is the best regarded of 18 newcomers who will be given a chance to make the regular souad at the Phillies' training camp in Clearwater, Fla., this spring. A left-handed hitter, he slammed 22 home runs, drove in 107 runs and led the circuit with 40 doubles. General Manager Roy Hamey, who recently returned from a 16- Kansas slipped past Oklahoma Baylor. I day visit to Havana ana ruei iu Hjeo, was encouraged by the showing of several pitching hopefuls. He enthused loudest over Jim Owens, the 22 - year - old curveballer with Mayaguez in Puerto Rico. Owens won 15 games at Syracuse last season and led the International League with 161 strikeouts. In Cuba, Hamey saw Seth Mor«head, a young southpaw who received a reported $50,000 for signing with the Phillies a few year* ago. Morehead won eight and loat 13 at Syracuse last year, but struck out 115 in 161 innings and looked like a comer. "He showed me some good stuff," Hamey said. "The people I talked to about him spoke well of him. He's only 21 and I don't know whetner he'll be ready tin* year, but he can't be far away. Lynn Lovenguth, who stayed up for a while last year, is back again after a 15-8 record and 2.34 earned run average at Syracuse. FIRST choice in gas and oil... Brand new or tried-and-true, your car will really hum with Esso Extra Gasoline for '56. How do we know? Because more motorists from Maine to Louisiana have chosen it as their premium gasoline! One big reason:. Esso Research created Esso Extra for '56 with D-FROST*, a special anti-stalling additive! Try a tankful today. LAST word in dealer service... Treat your car right — from the start! Drive in at the Esso Sign. Tor th« last word in whatever service you need - battery check, oil change, complete lubrication - a bright, clean, well-equipped Esso Dealef Station is the place to go. There are thousands of Esso Dealers eager to help you. Copr. 1M4. BMO lat ALWAYS your best buy! 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