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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1958 On Menu: Grizzlies ****** ****** Chickasaws in Ft. Smith for Big 8 Pair FT. SMITH — It'll be the Grizzlies and the Chickasaw —from Ft. Smith and Blytheville—in a big Eight Conference basketball meeting here tonight. Game time is 7:30. Both teams will put on gloves again tomorrow night. Play-by-play description of thi contests will be carried in Blytheville over Radio Station KLCM-PM It has been announced that the starting time Friday night will I 8 o'clock. Despite the change in weathe ctni warm from last week's impressive victories. Ft. Smith spilled Texarkana's tecond-place. Razorbacks. last week and the Chicks bounced back from an El Dorado loss to smother the same team to the tune of a throbbing 89-60. In the first El Dorado game last Thursday, the Chicks got all tab- gled up in the web of a young lad the call Spider Jones. The Spider accounted for 32 of his team's points, but the following night the Chicks threw a shroud over him, held him to seven. In fact, all the Wildcats were draped In black in Friday's game. EACH MEMBER Of the Blytheville starting line hit in double figures and that's as comforting to a coach's ulcers as a gallon of homogenized milk. Quard Freddy Akers is still leading the Chickasaws in total points scored. He had a sweet night Friday, capturing 25. That boosted his season's accumulation to 242. Center Fred Hodges is trailing with 237 following his 17 and 19 nights against El Dorado. The sharp out-court eye of guard Bobby Jones has accounted for exactly 200 points. The other two big manufacturers of points are forwards Charles Abbott and Billy Daniels. They have 149 and 113, respectively. The Chicks are above the .500 mark again. They stand at 9-8 but they're only 3-8 in league, play ' They close out their regular season's schedule next week, Saturday night against Little Rock here at Haley Field Gym. Frogs Rattle Ponies, Lose 26-22 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Texas Christian Horned Frogs couldn't beat the Southern Methodist Mustangs last night but they sure put a dent into Southwest Conference leaders 1 scoring average. The Frogs, whose conference record of eight losses in nine starts firmly entrenches them in the loop's cellar, dealt the Mustangs plenty of misery before the Ponies could pull away for a 26-22 victory. The Mustangs had averaged 87 points per game in the conference and in an earlier encounter had shellacked the Frogs 105-54. By passing the ball at least 25 times before taking a shot on each possession, the Frogs managed to rattle the Ponies. TCU moved into a 6-2 lead and at the intermission had a 12-11 edge. In the second half, however, the versatile ponies were able to handle the TCU zone defense and edged into the lead, Dick O'Neal, TCU's 6-foot-7 center, was high scorer of the game with 13 points. Rick Herrscher, an SMXT substitute, was high for the Ponies with 10 points. Saturday night SMU 8-0 meets Texas A&M 3-5 at College Station, Arkansas 7-2 plays Texas 2-6 at Fayetteville, and Baylor 2-7 hosts TCU 1-8 at Waco. SNOWBALL Coach Koldus Readies (5-10) Paps For Feb. 24 Date at Little Rock When the Blytheville Junior High Papooses squeezed by Poplar Bluff Monday night, 26-24, they completed their regular season and tipped their slate to five wins against ten smears. Coach John Koldus is now preparing his athletes for the Big Eight Junior tournament. Lane Doubts Hell Pull Deal Before the Start of Season By JOE REICHLER ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Frank Lane, who consummated 241 trades involving a total of 353 players during his seven years with the Chicago White> Sox, doubts whether he'll make a deal for the St. Louis Cardinals before the start of the 1956 baseball season. NOTICE OF HEARING A petition has been filed with the City Council by Harvey Stewart and Hays Store, Incorporated, seeking to vacate and abandon that part of College Street extending nortl, from East Main Street to. th/; northeast corner of the present j Hays Store building, in the City of' Blytheville, Arkansr;. Ah persons interested in said mutter should make known their objections at the Council meeting to be held on the 13th day of March, 1956. W. I. MALIN, City Clerk. 2/16-23| The new general manager of the St. Louis Cardinals was found behind the batting cage at Al Lang Field watching intently as the players' went through their paces in the Cardinals' first spring training drill. "It's like starting all over again," said the man who converted a drab cellar-dwelling White Sox outfit into a hustling, colorful contender for the American League flag. "I consider this a challenge. No matter what I did in Chicago, no matter how much success I enjoyed with the White Sox, it doesn't mean a thing to the people in St. Louis. Fans Waat Pennant "The fans in St. Louis want a pennant. So do I. I think we can bring them one in three years, years. We're not interested in just finishing in the first division. We're interested in finishing on top." It was at ths point that he was asked whether he had any trades in mind. •No," he replied 1 frankly. "I doubt very much if we'll make a deal. Oh, I could have made several since I took over as general manager. In fact, I can make one right now—one that would insure us a first division finish this year But I won't make it. "It would mean giving up young talent—our future pennant hope —for veteran players who undoubtedly would pull us up several po- sitions this year, but would be of doubtful value after that." The "young talent," of course Include such youngsters as Bill Virdon, the National League's top rookie last year, and Ken Boyer, the fine freshman third baseman, who have been coveted by other clubs. # The tourney starts Feb. 23 but the ' Paps won't see combat until Friday morning the 24th at 11:15. Their opponent will be Ramsey Junior High of Ft. Smith. Neither the Paps nor the Ft. Smith Juniors are seeded In the meet which will be held this year in Little Rock. Hot Springs received top seeding. Monday night the Paps sprinted to an easy 14-3 first quarter lead but moving into the second frame they fell apart and only scored a pair of points before the intermission buzzer. They hit eight out of 22 free flips. Bill Harison picked up II points for himself, while the other scoring went like this: Rounsaall 5, Watson 5, Smith 2, Dorris 3. In the first game on Monday's card, the Blytneille Paps B team was clipped by the classy Poplar Bluff Junior B's, 31-17. Donovan Says Chisox Will Win Flag CHICAGO Ufl — Pitcher Dick Donovan predicts a pennant for his Chicago White Sox and 20 victories for himself. "If it hadn't been for missing about a month last season with an, appendix operation,. I may ha.ve been a 20-game winner," he said yesterday. "I was 13-4 before the operation. When I came back I had lost 12 pounds and undoubtedly wasn't as strong as I felt I won only two more and lost five. "I'm certainly shooting for 20 this time," he continued. "And with a few breaks here and there the White Sox should take the pennant." Duane Merritt's seven, Fred White's five and Mike Dash's five accounted for the Blytheville scores in the prelim. Plan for Heating the Freeze NEW VORK — (NBA) — Here's solution No. 1.997,876 for basketball's ills: Sportswriter Bill Boeder offers a plan to stop the stalling tactics used by California against San Francisco, the advantage a big man has — and excessive fouling when one team freezes the ball. The plan would make it mandatory for a player to bounce the ball at least once every time it comes into his possession. The player couldn't shoot or pass before dribbling it once. This would make freezing possible, but tough to do. The defense could close in on a man who had to bounce the ball and his only alternative would be to get rid ot It. Newell Had one man sUiidins with the ball for nine minutes against San Francisco. The other nine players stood around and made conversation. And the plan also would force a big man to bounce the ball once if he as much as fingered a rebound or attempted to steer in a set shot. Lausse's Manager Claims It Was Butt By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN CHICAGO (AP) — In a brawl that had the aspects of just about everything — wrestling, football and bull fighting — long-reaching Bobby Boyd won a split 10-round decision over rugged Eduardo Lausse last night. Boyd, staggered several times by the Argentine's vicious left hooks, pulled up his edge with a harpooning left-Jab and head work. In fact, Charlie Johnston, manager ot the 28-year-old Lausse, inferred after the nationally televised scrap in Chicago Stadium that Boyd used his head so well he butted open an angry gash between Eduardo's eyes in the tliird round. "An eight - ounce glove couldn't have opened a cut in a place like that," said Johnston, who also conceded that it could have been accidental. "It was a butt. And the jarring effect from it held my boy back enough for two rounds to affect the outcome." Third Ranking Lausse, third ranking middle- Husky Defense SEATTLE, Wash. — (NBA) — The University of Washington basketball team's strong defense held opponents to a 30 per cent average on shots taken over the first 15 games. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Fred Faught has filed application with the City Engineer, for a Permit to remodel a frame building on. Lot 9, Block 1, Barren & Lilly Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, this building to be used as a Grocery Store and Meat Market. Any objection to this building being used for the above stated purpose, should be made, in writing and filed with the City Clerk within thirty (30) days. DAN BLODGETT, City Engineer, City of Blytheville. Dated: Feb 15, 1956. 2/16-23 Argentine middleweight Eduardo Lausse was knocked out 48 of his 68 opponents . weight who had been undefeated in 32 starts and scored 49 knockouts in 61 victories, was a bleeding harassed fighter thereafter. But he got Boyd in trouble at times only to have the 22-year-old Chicago Negro swarm back in savage rallies. Bobby, eighth ranked contender, earned his ninth straight triumph and now has a 38-6-2 record in a claim for a shot at the middleweight crown. Each weighed 160 pounds. Judge Spike McAdamd scored for Boyd 95-88 under Illinois' , 10- point maximum per round. Judge John.Bray voted for Boyd 94-91. Referee Frank Sikbra favored Lausse 94-93. The Associated Press card had Boyd in front 96-95. College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Yale 96, Pennsylvania 12 Prinrjeton n, Harvard 46 Temple 60, Lasalle 57 Lafayette 58. Muhlenberg 57 Pitt 77, Westminister (Pa) 71 St. Josephs (Pa) 77, Franklin- Marshall 51 Perm State 79, Bucknell 67 Boston Dniv 107, MTT 74 Mass 78, Vermont 58 St. Francis (Bkn) 94, Brooklyn College 74 Army 69, Hartwick , 63 Nprth Carolina 77, Wake Forest 73 Navy 73, Gettysburg 44 Louisville 84, Kentucky Wesleyan 74 Johns Hopkins 75, Rutgers 65 St. Louis 73, Bradley 62 Tulsa 76, Drake 61 Dayton 85, Memphis State 71 Culver Stockton 59, Westminster (Mo) 56 Concordia . (Neb) 81, Tarkio , 74 Southern Methodist 26, Texas Christian 22 Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minneapolis 113, New York 102 Philadelphia 101, Fort Wayne 78 Master Mix Feed 16% Dairy Feed $4.05 cwt Beef Concentrate 4.63 cwt rig A Sow Concentrate 4.94 cwt 35% Hog Concentrate.. 4.98 cwt Tie Wormcr 5.14 cwt Chick Starttr 5.01 cwt Chick Grower 4.45 cwt ERS-CU 4.35 cwt Efjt ninth 4.60 cwt Rabbit Pellets 4.iO cwt Hant Feed S.94 cwt Short* J.85 cwt ShHIfd Corn 2.50 cwt Farmers Soybean Corp. "Hom« of .Sudden Service" Blythtvlllt, ArkmtMM Attention: Rental Property Owners Of Blytheville and Nearby Towns For quick action, If you have rental housing available, please call the Blytheville Air Force Base Housing Section at the following number and give information such as the location, number of rooms, rent, etc., on the property: POplar 3-3931 Extension 791 (It you call before 8 In the morning or after 4:30 In the »ftcr- noon, call POplar 3-3931 and ask for Extension 462). The information thus given will be immc<liatcl.r passed on to furollles moving here who need rental housing and may enable you to have your property occupied quickly and with a minimum of trouble >nd expense on your pirL (This tdvcrtlsement Is published as a public service by The Blytheville Real Estate Board) For aches, pains, outs, brulsca, burni, colrls, headaches, Mtcs and stints, try Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment Available at your favorite drug counter G O. SMITH moDUCTS CO. 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However, I believe ouv biggest problem last year was the sore arm condition of several of our pitchers, and I feel the .success of our team this year will be largely determined by the recovery of Carl Erskine ThankstoNats, Cuba Captures Caribbean PANAM ALT) — Cuba, with an assist from the Washington Senators, held the Caribbean baseball championship today. Pedro Ramos, the Senators' righthander, clinched the title for Cuba last night by limiting Puerto Rico to six hits in a 4-2 victory. Puerto Rico won the crown the last three years. Bob Boyd. the Baltimore Orioles and Chico Fernandez of the Brooklyn Dodgers also contributed to Cuba's triumph. Boyd doubled in the fifth inning to drive in the deciding run in the three-run frame. Fernandez contributed a first inning homer. It was Camillo Pascual, another Washington righthander, who shot Cuba into the series lead Tuesday night by blanking Venezuela 7-0. Puerto Rico wound up in a second place tie with Panama. Each posted a 3-3 record. Venezuela brought up the rear with 1-5. Billy Loes and Karl Spooner. Johnny Podres will be hard to replace, but Ken Lehman, Sandy Koufax, Don Bessent and Roger Craig ore young pitchers with great potential and should do the job. Our team is a year older, but I believe we have a good chance for another pennant if the pitching arms recover and if the young pitching is as good as we expect it to be. College Studies Come in Handy PITTSBURGH — (NBA) —_Th» wife of Dick Hall, Pirate first Baseman, is a teacher in Mexico and Hal 1 says she can't speak English. ."But there's nothing to vyorry about," Hall says. "I speak Spanish." Hall is one of the several collega- trained members of the Piratei who were brought along in Branch Rickey's youth movement. Conclusive proof of Early Times Superiority OVER 50% OF AMERICA'S WHISKY IS PRODUCED IN KENTUCKY AND EARLY TIMES 'STANDS ALONE AS THE ONE WHISKY KENTUCKIANS CHOOSE FOR THEMSELVES. IT'S A CLEAN FLAVORED KENTUCKY WHISKY OF SUPERB MELLOWNESS WITH A TRADITION ALMOST A CENTURY OLD. KENTUCKY STRAIGHT tODRION WHISKT EARLY TIMES WST. CO.- LOUISVIILE I, KT.-K rtOOF • EAWY-TlHK »JM Jpint hirt. ms^m*a- It's «v«ry ounc* a man's whisky

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