The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 28, 1956 · Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 19M BETWEEN WUNME MIAMI, Fla, — (NBA) — A prominent American League magnate is begging trouble because of his faculty for getting into trouble during off-hour revels on the Citrus Circuit ... or how long can underlings keep him under cover? , . . The Veeck influence: the Dodgers found the once solid green wills of Miami Stadium a multicolor blaze to match the hues of Sport shir I Bill, covered with billboards . , . * * • Since Rocky Graziano made juvenile delinquency popular (with his "Somebody Up There Likes Me"), the fad has spread . . . now Jackie Jensen, the Bo- sox muscle bulger, tells how sports saved him from boyhood iniquity in the (what else?) Jackie Jensen Story, a TV production that breaks with the opening of the baseball sea- aon . . . Here's one way to acquire a rmce track: Jimmy Bonn, the bur-r-ry Scot who owns Gulf- •tream Park, was simply (he florist who beautified the place, but found his bills unpaid ... so IB lien of money, he took over the park . . . Think Wes Santee was alone? ... A Honolulu promoter tells us how he persented a $500 bonus to one of our most famous track champs (still active) ... the boy was cagy, though — he wouldn't take it in the house of the promoter, only in the front yard, insisted that it be cash and in an unmarked envelope . . . The horse trainers' grapevine whispers that Gulfstream paid the shipping: costs to get the Ellsworth-Tenney stable of Swaps and Co. "rom California to the current meet ... * • • Our in-the-know agent insists Bobo Olson won't be Sugar Ray Robinson's next challenger, despite the contracts . . . that His Sugarship will duck off and take on Bobby Boyd, Milo Savage — or Johnny Saxton . . . with a 10 per cent cut of future purses to protect against possible loss of the middleweight title . . . Carmen Basilio, tough even when losing;, comes by it naturally . . . his 70-year-old father recently flattened a farm hand who tried to jump him in the onion fields at Canastota, N. Y. . . . Al Weill, suddenly worrjed about retrieving some acclaim for that fighter he's got who holds a title — what's his name, Marciano? — put a proposition to Abe. Saperstein . . . wanted the Globetrotter wizard to draw up a full-scale public relations campaign to get the champ out from behind the cauliflower curtain . . . and was turned down cold . . . Jimmy Foxx, piloting: baseball at the University of Miami at Coral Gables, . has another diamond job to tide him through the summer, too ... as a coach with the International League Marlins . . . Incidental Dodger outfield as- Jackie Jensen pirant Giuo Cimolo was a junior college basketball star who could have dunked them at any major school . . . Jack Nichols, the left hand Boston Celtic sharpshooter, is a right hand dental student . . . and saves money on dental equipment that way . , . Mike Agostini, the Fresno State sprinter who broke the 220 world mark, learned the fine points of running by reading track books in his native Trinidad . . . Between you'n'me, baseball's biggest trouble is that the Yanks and Dodgers have taken the uncertainty but of It ... Willie Jones Beaned CLEARWATEB, Pla. (£» — The Philadelphia Phillies faced the prospect today 01 starting the National League pennant chase for the second consecutive year without the services of a key player— tliis time third baseman Willie Jones . Jones was beaned by pitcher Don Newcombe of the Brooklyn Dodgers in an exhibition game yesterday and while X-rays showed no fracture, Willie faced a possible prolonged hospital stay. Newcombe shouted, "Look out, Willie," but Jones couldn't get out of the way of what Newcombe said was "a fast ball that slipped out of my fingers." Jones crumpled at the plate, bleeding from the left ear. He was given first aid and taken to the Phils' dugout, where he lapsed into unconsciousness. The X-rays taken later at Mor-, :on Plant Hospital were negative j but doctors reported they hadn't j determined the cause of the bleed-! ing and that further tests were to ! be made. Observers said it appeared Hke- y that Jones would miss the rest of the exhibition season and the question of just when he would be Card Wings Limit Braves to Two Hits By BEN OLAN The Associated Press Considering that the Pittsburgh Pirates put together the best record among major league teams last spring, there's no reason for the St. Louis Cardinals to rejoice because they're making a juicy showing in the Grapefruit League. - • •• • ' ' "-- "---•- Trailing the Cards in the Nation- But the fact is that the Cards, ivoefully weak in pitching the past years, are getting loads of good chucking in the exhibition ;ames. They've won 11 games and ost 7 for the best spring mark among National League teams. Losses Were Close And improved pitching has been evident in Just about every one of heir 18 outings. In no game did the Cards have more than seven •uns scored against them. They've von by 1-0, 2-1 and three times by 3-2. Their losses, too, were iqueakers—by 1-2 (twice), 1-3 and 1-4 (twice). Luis Arroyo and Tom Poholsky each have picked up two victories. The others went to Vinegar Bend •lizell, Larry Jackson, Ellis Kinder, Ben Flowers, Stu Miller, Har- •ey Haddix and Gary Blaylock. Yesterday Arroyo got the win as he Cards nipped the Milwaukee Jraves 2-1. The St. Louis trio— VTizell, Arroyo and Kinder—lim- ted the Braves to two hits. The *ards picked up the winning run n the seventh inning on singles >:" Joe Cunningham and Bill Vir- dou and au infield out. al League grapefruit standings are the Cincinnati Redlegs, New York Giants and champion Brooklyn Dodgers with 10 victories against 8 setbacks. Pittsburgh, which led with a 19-11 record last spring, is 9-8 this time as are the Chicago Cubs. The Braves are 8-9 and the Philadelphia Phillies bring up the rear with 7-10. The New York Yankees, idle yesterday, top the American League with 11-6. Then come Chicago with 10-6, Cleveland 11-7, Kansas City 8-7, Boston 7-9. Washington 5-9, Baltimore 5-12 and Detroit 4-13. Chisox- Slip The White Sox were knocked out of the lead yesterday, by dropping a 7-2 decision to the Red Sox. Jim Piersall paced a late Boston rally, driving in three of the four runs the Red Sox scored in the seventh and eight innings. In other games, the Dodgers beat the Phillies 6-2, the Pirates downed the Redlegs 5-4, the Cubs outslugged the Giants 13-10, the Athletics dumped Detroit 7-2 and Cleveland nipped Baltimore 8-7. Caruthersville Track Men Trample Osceola CARUTHERSVILLE — The Caruthersville High School Tigers whipped the Osceola Seminoles in two track meets here yesterday afternoon. It was the second outing of the j onds. ;econd for Caruthersville's varsity] 60 yard dash—Weldon, Osceola; Official Little League Entry Blank Name Address Date of Birth Tel. No. To be eligible for this year players must bring or mail this blank to Albert Taylor at Ark-3Io Power Co. April 6 is last day. Age limit is 9 -12. Boys 13 on January 2 or after this year ineligible. All players must live in Blytheville school area. SOMEBODY ALWAYS LOSES — Chuck Bauer of La Grange, 111., walks off the floor dejected and alone while Hinsdale High players grab each other in joy after winning a state high school tournament game by two points. A cager's life can be very tough. able to suit up again was upper-1 tional League batting champ Rich- most in the minds of Manager ie Ashburn after the two collided Mayo Smith and his teammates. The Phils got only limited service at the beginning of last year from slugging Del Ennis and Na- in an exhibition game just prior to the season opener. The Dodgers won yesterday's game 6-2. TO Eunice Marie Copeland Mathis, Mother And TO Cecil Mathis, Father OP Jimmy Albert Mathis, AND William Mark Mathis, Minors NOTICE OF GUARDIANSHIP PROCEDURE Take notice that on the 27th day of March, 1956, a petition was filed you the custody and guardianship of said children and to appoint further some suitable person ,as their guardian with power to con. sent to the adoption of said children, or to place said children in i some suitable home in this state for the care and guardianship of dependent or delinquent children. Now unless you appear within twenty days after the date of this notice and show cause against such application, the petition shall be »"h tl i etCW ' d ^ e(lf f re D !J' islon of i taken as confessed and the decree the Arkansas State Welfare De-1 o ran t ec | partment in the Probate Court of! 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Pamper your feet in styte Bostonian Lo-Slopes. season with a pair of famous Black & Whit* Brown & Whit* $ 17 WH1 i SH O 60N6 I S I squad and the Tigers walked off with a 75-38 win. The Caruthersville junior highers won their battle 65-33. . Coach Harry Darr's Caruthersville teams placed first in the mile and 880 yard varsity relays. Jim Leslie of Caruthersville won the 100 and 220 yard dashes. Caruthersville's Gerald Clayton took top honors in the broad jump and the high jump. Varsity meet: 180 yard low hurdles—Cook, Ca- ruthersrille; Thompson, Caruthersville; Hopkins, Osceola. 2 minutes 25 seconds. Broad jump — Clayton, Caruthersville; Hopkins, Osceola: Mitchell, Caruthersville. 17 feet. *!i inches. 880 yard run—McCoy, Caruthersville; Lauck, Caruthersville; Wallace, Caruthersville. 2 minutes 9 seconds. 220 yard dash—Leslie, Caruthersville; Hopkins, Osceola; Hollwoetl, Caruthersville. 22.9 seconds. Discus—Lucas, Osceola; Robbins, Osceola; Stovall, Osceola. 123 feet 7j inches. - I Mile relay — Bartholomew, Cook,! Streete, Patterson, Caruthersville; I Wells, Hill, Reese. Stovall, Osceo-i la. 3 minutes 34 seconds. '• 120 high hurdles—Tate, Carutll- , ersville: Thompson, Caruthersville, Osceola man in third was not iden- ; tified on official scoresheet. 19.51 seconds. j 100 yard dash—Leslie, Caruthersville; Hollowell, Caruthersville; ; Young, Osceola 10.5 seconds. Mile run—Patterson, Caruthersville; Mallock, Osceola; Reeves, Osceola. 4 minutes 51.5 seconds. Higii jump—Clayton, Caruthers-: ville; four-way second place tie be-' tween Die and Reese of Osceola and Maxwell and Mitchell of Caruthersville. 5 feet 4 inches. Pole vault—Grooms and Hentou of Caruthersville tied with 8 feet; Smith, Osceola. 880 yard relay — Cook, Clayton,. Hollowell, Leslie, Caruthersville; Hill, Wells, Stovall, Hopkins, Osce-; ola. 1 minute 31.3 seconds. ; Shot put—Lucas. Osceola; Robbins, Osceola; Hopkins, Osceola. 46 feet 4 inches. ' 440 yard dash — Bartholomew, Caruthersville; Wells, Osceola;: Mitchell, Caruthersville. 53.8 seconds. ! Junior High Meet i lib low hurdles—Ward, Caruth-! ersville; Raburn, Caruthersville: P.! Thompson, Caruthersville. 17.4 sec- 1 Cobb, Caruthersville; Tedder, Caruthersville. 7.1 seconds. 880 yard run—Owens, Caruthersville; E. Patterson, Caruthersville; Norman, Osceola. 2 minutes 16.8 seconds. Broad jump — Weldon, Osceola; Raburn, Caruthersville; G. Bynum, Caruthersville. 16 feet 9 inches. 440 yard relays—Adcock, Wells, J. Weldon, E. Weldon, Osceola; Raburn, Cobb, Tedder, Henton, Caruthersville. Pole vault—Grooms. Henton, Caruthersville, tie; Dowell, Caruthersville. 8 feet. | 220 yard dash—Raburn, Caruth- ersviUe; Tedder, Caruthersville; Adcock, Osceola. Shot put — Weldon, Osceola; Burge. Cnruthersville: Strangel. Osceola. 42 feet 10% inches. High jump — Henton, Maxwell and Grooms, all of Caruthersville, Little League Elects Officials Roland Bishop was elected president of Blytheville Little League last night at the organization's first meeting of th« New commissioners were also elected. They are Ott Mullins, Harman Taylor and Albert Taylor. Ted Wahl was elected the league's secretary - treasurer, and Albert Taylor was reappointed Players Commissioner. Players registration begins today, it was announced, continuing through April 6. Registration blank will be found on this page. Here are the tryout dates for players: April 9 — 10 years and younger; April 10 — II year old; April 11 — 12 & 13 years old. (If a boy is 13 on Jan. 2 or after he is too old to participate.) Bidding Night for players will be held April 11 (managers only to be present). A motion to restrict pitchers' weight to 110 pounds was defeat- tied. 100 yard dash—Weldon, Osceola; Raburn, Caruthersville; Adcock, Osceola. 11.5 seconds. Discus — Ed Weldon, Osceola; Bush, Caruthersville, Surge Caruthersville. 127 feet. ed 5-3. Visitors at the meeting were Sgt. Cook, Sgt. Ross and Gale Kelllm. All men interested in helping to manage teams in the Little or Pee Wee Leagues are requested to contact Roland Bishop at 3-6821. Next meeting will be held April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Moore Trims~King SACRAMENTO, Calif, (ft— Howard King will agree that Archie Moore is a world's champ. The Reno heavyweight, for the second time within a month, took it on the chin, chest and every other legal spot last night, in a non-title fight that hardly had Moore, the lightheavy king, sweating at the end of the 10th and final round. Hugh L. Fontaine and H. W. "Rube" Williams, both former polo stars, are now trainers of raping horses in Florida. Williams was rated at eight goals. Read Courier News Classified Adt. 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