The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1956 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 16, 1956
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TODAY, JUMM M, MM BLTTHimLl (A»K.) COURIER MIWi PAGE ELEVEN' Debut Managers Are Off to a Good Start Bragan, Rigney Show Winning Spring Form By BEN OLAN TV Auoclatcd Pr«H Bill Rigney of the New York Giants and Bobby Bragan of Pittsburgh, the only managers making their debuts in the major leagues this year, are off to a good start in'~exhibition games. Rigney, up from Minneapolis, has seen his team win five ol'iix •while Bragan, brought in from Hollywood, has led his charges to three triumphs in five games'. Yesterday, Rigney got neat live-hit pitching from Allan Wortb- ington, Johnny McCall and Hoyi Wilhelm as the Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-1. New York collected 15 hits, including a home run by Daryl Spencer. The Pirates, a poor last in 1955, continued to show surprising strength in downing the Washington Senators 4-3 on Dale Long's three-run home run in the fifth Inning. Homer Kill! Cardi Harm Wehmeier, Bob Miller and Saul Rogovtn limited the St. Louis Cardinals as the Philadelphia Phil lies came away with a 2-1 victory Willie Jones' solo homer in the fourth inning off Ellis Kinder was the big killer. The Kansas City A's, behind the five-hit chucking of Art Ceccarelli Chuck Kowalski and Dutch Rom berger, whitewashed the Chicago White Sox 1-0. The Athletics goi the winning run in the fifth Inning while Minnie Minoso dropped an easy fly ball, enabling Jim Flnl- gan to score, from third. Gene Conley, making his firs start since suffering an injury las August, fired three hitless innings as the Milwaukee Braves sent the Brooklyn Dodgers down to their fifth setback in six games 6-2. Eddie Mathews whacked. a pair of homers-for the Braves. Yftnkc Club Belli*!*' Detroit was held to only four hits by Johnny Kucks, Rip Cole man and Ralph Terry as the New York Yankees clobbered the Tigers 8-2. Bill Skowrpn drove In three runs for .the Yanks with single and a homer: In other games, Dick Gernert's triple in the 10th inning gave the Boston Red ox-a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Redlegs and the Cleveland Indians unleashed a 17 hit attack, led by homers by A Smith and Hoot Evers, to bea Baltimore. 'Problem'w For rjutchinson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Wt—St. Louis Cardinal Manager Fred Hutchinson could well wish for more "problems" like deciding who to play at first base. ,Joe Cunningham, the weakest of three candidates for the job, yesterday boosted his batting average to .308. His rivals, Tom Alston and ex-outfielder Wally Moon, are hitting .455 and .444 respectively. IN THE PROBATE COURT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT Estate of Mrs. Olive Ross Heaton, deceased. Last known address: 2O5 E. Kentucky Avenue, Blytheville, Arkansas'. Date of death: Feb. 28, 1956. -No. 2,374 An instrument dated March. 11, 1B48, has been admitted to probate a« the last will of the above named decedent and the undersigned hu been appointed. Executor thereun- der. A contest of the probate of the will CUT be effected only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. All persons Having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly authenticated, to the undersigned within six months from the date of the 'first publication of this notice, or they shall be •forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice published first on March 16, 1956. J. L. GUARD, Executor, 209 W. Main St., Blytheville, Ark. Frank C. Douglas, Atty. 3/18-M-30 Skater in 'Amateur' Trouble PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A sudden challenge of the amateur standing of Ronnie Robertson, one of the world'* top figure skaters, today clouded the U. S. championships in which he was expected to be a top Contender. The United Statef Figure Skat- today in the school figures corn-ting Assn. announced iast night that "a representative of a foreign skittng association" .had ac< oused Robertson of demanding "excessive expenses" for an exhibition. Kenneth L. Brown, president of the USFSA, said the report was under investigation and that as & result Robertson's place in the current championship test would it be decided officially until a hearing before the skating group in Berkeley, Calif., May 4-5-6. Robertson, 19-year-o 1 d Paramount, Calif., resident, and his father checked out of their hotel here about the time the announcement was made. They could not be reached for comment. Robertson finished second to Hayes Alan Jenkins in the recent Olympic and World's Men's competition. He was scheduled to participate petition of the senior men's division. Whether he would compete could not be determined immediately. The question of his status overshadowed the "rubber" meeting scheduled for Olympic queen tonight Tenley between Albright and World Women's titlist Carol Heiss. 3}ie announcement climaxed a 'day in which Miss Albright, 20, of Newton, Mass., took a comfortable lead over Miss Heiss, 16, of New York, in the school figures phase of the women's competition. The result was not unexpected. Miss Heiss' forte is free skating, which counts for 40 per cent In final scoring. Whether her exhibition tonight would be sufficient to overtake Miss 1 Albright was the main center of interest prior to the Rob- Harrison Girls Win in State AUGUSTA, Ark. — The Harrison High senior girls defeated Cook High School here last night in the girls state tournament 42-26. Margie Carmel was high-pointmaker for Hm'risD'n~wim *'• Harrison now faces Nashville High at 2:15 this afternoon. Pro Basketball Thursday's Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Syracuse 82, New York 77 (playoff for 3rd place in Eastern Division) Braves Give Bearden Chance to Come Back BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — To Gene Bearden, who fell frofn a prominent place in the baseball world to near obscurity, his new chance with the Milwaukee Braves is like starting all over again. Now much older Hid wiser, he is and got into arguments." getting an opportunity to return to Bearden vows that his "foolish the majors after seven muddled years of Irolic, foolishness and frustration. In 1948 he pitched C1 e v eland the Indians into the World Series and a world championship ii victories with 20 in his rookie year. He is 36 now. "T h e Braves are giving me a chance and it's up to me now," the former southpaw star said. Gene Bearden Bearden mames himself for his exit from the big leagues after unsuccessful stopovers at Washington, Detroit, St. Louis and Chicago. "I had no sense," he explained. "I popped olf,, I said and did things I shouldn't have. I thought they were right then but Now I realize how wrong they were. I drank some days are behind him. On "Condition" The Braves purchased Bearden conditionally from San Francisco and assigned him to Wichita, their American Assn. farm club. They have until May 1 to decide whether to keep him. John Quinn, Milwaukee general manager, is confident Bearden has turned over a new leaf. "He's got the stuff and experience to make good again." Quinn said. "He gave himself a good test by pitching all summer on the coast and all winter in Cuba. If he didn't get into trouble in Cuba,, he won't get into trouble anywhere." Cal Hubbard, .supervisor of umpires in the American League, is former star lineman for the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants in the National Football League. The National A.A.0. handball four - wall singles and doubles championships will be held in New York May 13-20. HELPFUL HINT: In digging » hole for a cook fire, pile the dirt of the side away from the wind. The lire will burn better and there'll be less smoke in the eyes. LATEST IN LURES: Designed with an unusually short body, th« Millsite Tackle Co.'s stubby Spin- E-Bee gives the angler a world of action whether retrieved solwly or quickly. Weighing a quarter-ounce, the Spin-E-Bee comes in six color combinations and sells for a buck. ARCHERS: Beginning archer* should start with a straw target only 10 or 15 yards away. Confidence is engendered by an ability, to hit the target with regularity. Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cambridge, Ohio — Harrison (Kid) Glover, 198, Cambridge, Ohio, knocked out George Cheatam, 201, Warren, Ohio, 1. San Francisco— Esau Ferdinand, 164, San Francisco, outpointed Jim Body, 165, Oakland, Calif., 10. New York (Sunnyside Garden) — Johnny Busso, 140, New York, out- pointed Frank Ippolito, 139%, New York, 8. HALWAT MEETING — Eve Stevenson, pert Kansas University freshman, has to use a ladder to collect a charity donation from classmate Wilt The Stilt Chamberlain, the seven-foot basketball star. Eve's ladder may be a part of every coach's defense against Wilt the next season. Two 'Punchy' Welterweights Tonight on TV NEW YORK W)—Two fast-rising young welterweights with a punch, Cuba's Isaac (Kid) Logart and Mexico's Gasper (Indian) Ortega, put their victory studded records on the line tonight In the 10-round main event at Madison Square Garden. Logart, 23 - year - old sensation from Camaguey, Cuba, which sent former champion Kid Gavilan to the top of the welters, has a record of 41 .victories, five defeats and five draws in 51 outings. Eighteen of his triumphs were knockouts. Fifteen knockouts show on Ortega's record of 3E wins and five defeats. The. 20-year-old Mexican boxer earned a main event shot, by his spectacular performances in recent semi-wlndups. The bout will be televised and broadcast (NBC) at 9 p.m. CST. High Graduate Holds Sox WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (fl— A Chicago southpaw fresh from high school and a stocky right- hander up from the International League turned in impressive pitching performances for the Kansas City Athletics yesterday. Chuck Kowalski, who graduated from a Chicago high school only last spring, held Chicago White Sox regulars to a lose lilt and two bases on balls in three innings on the. mound. The A's won the exhibition game, 1-0. Kowalski faced only six men in the fourth and fifith innings. A singles, a walk and an error loaded the bases in the sixth with one out, but he lured Larry Doby Into bouncing into a double play. Chuck Romberger, up from Columbus, where he won seven and lost four last year, was even more Impressive in nailing down the victory. He split two hits between the eighth and ninth innings, fan ned three and walked none in pltch- ig the last three frames; LOMT Scores KO CHARLESTON, W. Va. W—Welterweight Ted .Hanna of Gallipolis, Ohio, lost his Golden Gloves match, but he scored a knockout anyway. Manager Malcolm Jackson had just walked over to console his boy after .the fight when Hanna casually threw back his elbow. It caught Jackson in the somach anc} knocked him cold. CHATTER-BOX "A Better Place lo Go." 441 So, 21 rt St. MICHELOB DRAFTBEER Graver L, Fratler, cwner W. L, Pick. M|r- BROOK THE OLD SUWff WfcOR 00,, DWBW —' • . I • Mtt MtlllBUilBBBf ^^(Ug Economical performan«« is the big reason why Fotd'a the V-« leader! It takes a FORD to squeeze maximum power out of today's gasoline Only Ford gives you modern Short Stroke power— V-8 or Six—in every truck! Short Stroke design means up to 53% more power with no increase in engine size Prefer a SIX? Ford is the only manufacturer who gives you 8 Short Stroke Six in the light-duty field. It's the mo»t mdent, moat ejjwitHt Six because it gives you more horsepower per cubic inch than any other Sk. 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