The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1956 · Page 8
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FAOB BIGHT BLTTHETILLE (ASK.) COOTIER FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 19S« The View from Here bu C-a ^rrayeA Club LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON ROUNDUP: Clearing the desk the AP wire ... the NBA dispatches . . . reading the rria'il . . Negotiations are underway to bring the New York Giants and Chicago Cardinals pro football teams together tor a game this September at Crump Stadium in Memphis. • —' Touring cast includes the world's pro king Pancho Bonzales, Tony Trabert, Rex Hartwig and Pancho Segura. Gonzales is perhaps the world's greatest court- man now. He has an unbeliveably ferocious serve. GABY MIDDLECOFF, friend of not a 'lew in this city, flew to Augusta early this week, and began defense of his Masters crown Sponsors are Variety JCnighte of Columbus. The Giants have just reported the signing of Bob Topp, 6-2 end from University of Michigan. He recently graduated to civilian life from the Air Force. In 1954 as a Giant rookie reserve end, Topp ' scored touchdowns on the first two passes' he caught as a pro . DUE FOB A VISIT in Osce- P«aeho Gonnles ola today are Mr. and Mrs. J. T. McCants of<Houston, Texas. They're due to stay just a few days with his brother J. S. and his wife. J. T. was assiocited with Rice Institute from 1910 until his retirement in 1953 at which time he was bursar. He also taught English and was athleUo director at Bice for many years. Three of his sons graduated from the school, too. THE SPECTACULAR play of University of Arkansas shortstop •Joe Kretschmar is the talk of his diamond teammates and Coach Bill Perrell. Ferrell has tabbed Joe as a •trong pro prospect. The senior co-captain has excellent speed and reactions, powerful forearms. Last year he »w split-service between first and shortstop but be feels comfortably at home In the deep shortstop hole. In the middle of the week his official averafe at bat was .533. The results of Joe's season of amateur ball in a Canadian league last summer are beginning to pay off. The Razorbacks play nt Tulsa tomorrow and Saturday, then rest lor six days before a two-gome trip to Columbia with Missouri's Big Seven Tigers. At laat count the Hogs had only lost a single game while overpowering: six enemies. That's quite a tribute to the •mall, right handed pitching staff: Jess Deason, Everett Thomas and Jan Bayder of Blythe- viUe. Although Preston Carpenter, was credited with yesterday's win. ATHLETIC D1BECTOK John Barnhill at the state university has anounced that the Jack Kramer tennis troup will perform on campus April 11. The new field house, scene ot the professional action, seat 6,500. Tickets coast $150 and si. yesterday. The fanied Memphis golfer is in demand for exhibitions throu- ghtout the country. He's doing quile well on endorsements, too. Has contracts for a shirt, cigarette, razor blade and breakfast cereal. 4 * • HAKRV TAYLOR is the first University of Texas pitcher ... within memory of Longhorn baseball enthusiasts... to finish three starts. A sophomore from Fort Worth, Taylor owned a 2-1 record In his early outings this year, struck out 32 In 27 innings while posting a 1.67 earned run average. If this keeps up, the line of pro scouts will form at the let. Bight too. FROM Hallandale, Pla. comes this note: Needles will receive no prep for the Kentucky Derby. May 5. The colt will remain at Gulf- stream Park until well into this month. "lie runs best when fresh," lays trainer Hugh L. Fontaine. "Just like Ponder," echoes Ben Jones, who saddled the sire to win the 1949 Bun for the Roses. "People were amazed at the way we conditioned him." IYT. EDDIE CROAYER returned to the United States Military Academy after helping Bud Wilkinson for a week of spring football practice at Oklahoma. Lt. Crowder, still in service, was on leave from the army, He was to help Col. Red Blaik with West Point's spring drills. Crowder, Oklahoma's all-Amcr- Ican quarter-back in 1952 reports for ful time duty as Sooner assistant coach July 1. BASEBALL PROBLEM: The scored is knotted 0-0 in the last half of the ninth Inning. Two outs. Batter blasts tremendous drive to left field, ball splits in half. One hall sails into home run territory, the other half is causht by the fielder. It you were ump. whnt decis- ision would you make? Answer is simple. Batter's home team wins. Final score: U-0. Ken Venturis 66 Is Lowest Ever Posted in Masters Meet AUGUSTA, Ga. CAP) — Shades of Billy Joe PiUton, another amn- teur is off and running in the Musters. Ken Venturi is the young man's name and he showed the veteran pros a tiling or two about goli with his opening round 66. The 24-year-old San Francibco stylist's six-under-par was only two shots over the record for the tough Augusta course and it gave him a one stroke lead over defending champion Gary Middlecoff going into today's second round, Tied for third with 68s were fl pair of regular circuit riders. Shelley Mayfield and Tommy Bolt. Ben Hogan, the two-time Masters winner who holds the tournament record of 274, was next with a 69. Fatten, amateur sensation Caroertter Hurls Porkers to Win OKLAHOMA CITY W — The Arkansas Razorbacks switched Preston Carpenter from behind the plate to the pitcher's mound yesterday, and he responded by hurling the Porkers to is 6-1 victory over Oklahoma City University. In his debut: as a college pnc'n'r. Carpenter scattered five hits and struck out 12. The triumph w;ih Arkansas.' sixth of the season against a single defeat. here two years npo, shot 70 for a tie with Doug Ford, the PGA champion, and Bob RciKburp. who tied for fourth here hust year. Not everyone found the course, with its par of 38-36—72 stretched through 6.951) yiirds of woodlands, easy to master. Sum Sneud and Jimmy Demiiret, the only three- time whine i's of this tournament had to settle for 73s. Venturi's fifi is the best ever posted by an amateur in the Masters. But. Middlecoft had R 65 last yenr and Lloyd Mangrum set the record in 1940 with a 64. Writes M is Own Defeat Story NORTH PLATTE. Nob. {ft — Telegraph-Bulletin News Staffer Ted Turn in, assumed to cover the Omn- ha Midwest Golden Gloves Tournament, hcnt this first round report: Boxer Ted Turpin of North Plane had been knocked out by Joe Parks, the ultimate lightweight di- Boxer-Reporter T u r p i n had e;ini«C! a bent) in the Omaha meet by winning the North Pla tie regional lightweight tourney. Dick Lasse. Syracuse University end Irom Weymouth. Mass.. is also z heavyweight wrestler for the Oruiv-c. LOOK, NO POLE! — C. M. Porter seems to be vaulting without a pole in Melbourne. Actually, he's clearing 6 feet 6 inches to retain the high jumping title in the Australian Amateur Athletic Championships at Olympic Park. New Lefty Grove Herb Score Looks Hot As Soph By WILL GREMSLEY The Associated Press Young Herb Score apparently has put blinkers on his fast ball, and this could provide just the impetus needed to carry Cleveland to the American League pennant. If the rival New York Yankees. Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox have been looking hopefully for signs that the 22-year-old southpaw fireballer may be stricken by the "sophomore jinx," they can find no comfort in spring developments to date. Score, the American League's 'Rookie of the Year" and leading strikeout specialist in 1955. continues to live up to his appelation, 5 the "new Lefty Grove". ; Stuiiming Fast The towering young lefthander from Lake Worth. Flu., pitched five scoreless Innings against the New York Giants yesterday at Corpus Cristi. Tex., in helping the Indians to their second straight 2-0 shutout. His steaming fast ball under full control, he gave up only two hits and funned seven. This marked the second shutout of the .spring season for the Cleveland sophomore, who was credited with a 10-0 decision over the Giants March 17. nnri his fourth victory against no defeats . But Score's value to the indium; [Va. i/Pi—The National Assn. of Col- goes deeper than his Scoreboard j luRiatt- Commissioners opened a victories. four-day meeting hnrc yesterday His sparkling work apparently with an announcement by Chair- has built a fire under Cleveland';;', man Fritz Crisler of the NCAA another by D,n Hoak—hi blasting Baltimore 16-4, at Alpine, Tex. Milwaukee socked B r o o k 1 y n's world champions 8-6 at New Orleans. Hank Aaron and Bobby Thmson .homered for the Braves. Charlie Neal and Roy Campanella did It for the Dodgers. There were two home runs—by Washington's Whitey Herzog and Cincinnati's Bob Thurman—in the Red.legs' ninth inning 4-3 comeback victory over the Senators at Camp Gordon, Ga. Harry Simpson hit a fifth inning home run for Kansas City's lone run juirt one of the team's two hits at Houston. Pittsburgh won on the sharp pitching of Dick Littlcfield, who was relieved by Nelson King in tile ninth. New Grid Rules Are in Mail WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. W. veterans, Mike Garcia. Early Wynn, Bob Lemon and Bob Feller, and the "Old Barber" from the Giants. Sal Maglie. They have .shown a lot of zip in the Indians' IS spring victories Football Rules Committee that the 19SR rules were being mailed In printed form to colleges tills week. The Michigan University athletic director made the announcement nt n session devoted 1.0 a general dis- more quickly than train's rivals, against 10 defeats. aission of football rules changes. Cleveland's pitching stuff, the Crisler noted that, there were few key to the team's pennant hopes, j changes to effect the game itself. seems to be reaching peak form I "A greater attendance at college most of the games all over the nation is the best j testimony to the fact that the col- Except in this g»me and thei ]t 'P e Bnme Ls the paramount event night contest at Houston m which in lhe fall >" he ad ded. the Pittsburgh Pirats Whipped the •Kansas City Athletics G-l. the ex- G stic ^\s for the 1656 hlbitious yesterday showed thei Olvnlpics to be held in Australia are hitters-as Is gmte normal M this| i teted for Penn state| Unlverslty stage—well ahend of the pitchers. parfci PQ Aprll 27 _ 2g 21 Homers A total of 21 home runs were hit in the six games, with the big- giesi. explosion 'at 'Albany. Ga-, where the Chicngo White Sox bent ST. Louis 10-7,. with each .team getting four homers. The White Sox home runs were by George Kell, Luis Aparicio, Sherm Lollar and Minnie Mmoso. snapping a tour-game losing streak. Joe Frazier. Solly Hemus. Bill Sarni and Red Schoendienst homered for St Louis. The Chicago Cubs collected five home runs—two each by Ernie Banks and Clyde McCullough and First Track Meet Paps Look Good Even In Defeat WEST MEMPHIS — When the final tabulation came in after yesterday's track meet here, Blytheville's Junior High Papooses found themselves lodged in the cellar. But even in defeat they looked good. . * The official result: More'Deals'Now In Colleges Than Ever - Stalcup TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Mis- uri University's baskethall coach says there are more recruiting violations now in college athletics than at any time since he started coaching in 1932. Wilbur Sparkly Stalcup said the National Collegiate Athletic Association ought to spend some of Its money smoking out the evil. "The time nas come for a test case," he declared. "The time has come when some boy should be declared InellgibLe and some school should have its schedule suspended "If you're caught In a violation now, you get a little slap on the wrist and go right on winning." Stalcup unleashed his blast as principal speaker last night at Topeka's annual all-sports banquet, which honors letter winners from Topeka high schools and Washburn University. Not Pointing Finger He declared: "It's time to decide whether we want college sports or professional sports. It's tough to be honest and win. "Alumni and friends of some institutions are over — emphasizing sports and doing everything It takes to win. "I'm not pointing the linger at anybody, but I think I could. "Big boys are expensive and the guy who gets them has the big advantage. "It's no secret how It's done. Alumni make under-the-table deals and they're hard to trace. Some institutions lack the Integrity to make the alumni do the right thing They hide behind a screen by saying other schools do it. "A coach can't say he doesn't know what's going on. Some couches just lack the integrity to abide by the rules. We coaches know what's" goins: on. We know the asking price and the bidding level for the big boys. It's a disgrace.. "The parents and the boy know It's wrong, too. Some parent* will sell their kids down the river." Stalcup didn't say anthing directly about it, but his basketball PIONEER SEED CORN Guaranteed Stand Jack Robinson Implement Co. Store Fixtures FOR SALE I metal Z when] truck, K drawer storage counter, 1 meat block, 1 Hobart slicing machine, 1 St*i- ner sausage mill, 1 8-8 Huwman walk-in cooler, ' 4 It. Hussinan meat counter and pans, 1 £4-ft, ) double gondola, 47 ft. of wall shelving, I money-cJianger Coke machine, 1 6-hole frozt-n food box, 1 pair Dayton scales, ! pair U.S. scales, J 5-hole open frozen food box, I pair platform scales, L 24 in, exhaust fan. CALL ROBBINS BROS. Phont 1021 or 863 OSCEOLA NOTICE The Courier News, during the late Spring and Early Summer months, will have part-time jobs open for durations of 30 to 90 days io handle special promotional work. These jobs may be handled by men, women or high school students. If you live in HAYT1, MANILA, LEACHVILLE, HDRNKRV1LLE or WILSON, and are interested, write: led Brown, Circulation Mgr. COURIER NEWS Box 380 Blytheville, Ark. Wells-2" to 16" Irrigation - Industrial - Municipal - Domestic WATER is our BUSINESS We Drill For it Pump It Soften It Filter It Cool It Irrigate With It GINNERS- TAKE NOTICE: Let us furnish your water needs for fire fighting power unit cooling, for statifiers. HOME WATER SYSTEMS 3 Years to Pay Complete iron remoral, filtering ipd soflening systems built to fit your needs. We have lhe answer to your needs for greater water volume and pressures. McKinnon Irrigation Co. Phone 112 or 190 — Manila, Ark. Earle, 43Vi; West Memphis, 35>/i, Blytheville 20Vi. Blytheville Coach John Koldus was not too disappointed in the performance of his young Inexperienced squad. And considering the late start because, of the weather, he said they "showed real well." John Mays, who has been jumping for only a short while, jumped to a four-way first-place tie in the high jump at 4 ft. IV, in. Another first was registered by Blytheville's 880 relay team. Their time was 1.52.5.' Charles Watson ran second in the 220 dash. Leading all the way, he faltered in the last few-yards. And Bay Odle was only an inch behind the leader in the broad jump at 16 ft., 5 'in. "I know what the boys can do now," Coach Koldus said immediately following the meet. "I know where we need the work. most. I'm looking forward to a real good season with these boys." The Paps see action again next Friday afternoon against Caruthersville's crack cindermen. Complete results: 50 yd. dash—Biola (E), Angel (W M). Pulley (B), 5.8. 100 yd. dash—Harris (E), Fully (B), Davidson (WM), 11.1 440 yd. dash — Bruce (WM), Abraham (WM), Sullivan (B) 62.3. High jump—Mays (B), Suits <W| M), McCain and Hydric (E)—four- way tie, 4ft. 7Vi in. j 880-relay—Blytheville (Sullivan | Watson, Stilwell, Pulley, West Memphis, Earle, 152.5 | Broad Jump—Harris (E), Odle i rB), Bushing (E). 16 ft. 6in. | Shot Put—Black (WM), Bauers; (E), Bruce (B), 46 ft. S Discus—Black (WM). Bauere (E).| Williams (E). 123 ft. 4 in. 440-relay—Earle, West Memphis, Blytheville. 220-yd. dash—Harris (E), Watson (B), Bauers (E), 28.4. 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-Mo Power Co. April 6 is last day. Age limit is 9 -12. Boys 13 on January 1 or after this year are eligible. All players must live in Ely- theville school area. 'Tripling Tommy' Taylor Dies GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Former major league player "Tripling Tommy" Taylor, whose full name was Thomas Livingstone Carlton Taylor, died here yesterday. He Was born at Mexia, Tex., on Sept. 17, 1895. He spent his last years as an automobile accessories dealer and later as a justice of the peace. where he led the league in batting with a .383 mark in 1926. Taylor, who moved here in 1935, is survived by his widow. He appeared in 24 games for the j Olympic Preview sennant-Winning Washington Senators in 1924. batting .260. He then then faded from the major league scene, playing in the the SQUAW VALLEY, Calif. «1 — Winter sports enthusiasts preview 1960 Winter Olympic courses today JU , — 0 — , r -_.. —„ -- •— iygQ winter (jiympic (juuiaco iAJua>y Texas League and then in the I with the sfcart of the three-way Na- Southern Association at Memphis j tiona j Alphine championships at Sierra ski area. The weather mail promised sunny skies and there was, an abundance of powder snow for the two- mile downhill, first event. The course, starting from the top of 9,600-foot Squaw Peak, drops 2500 feet. Fro. Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Philadelphia 107, Port Wayne 105 (Philadelphia leads best-of-7 series, 3-1) team next season will go Up a-> gainst Wilt The Stilt Chamberlain, [ a seven-foot sensation from Philadelphia who starred this year as a freshman tit the University of Kansas Stalcup said hfs own confrence, the Big Seven, might well spend some money on an Investigation, i too. Read Courier News Classified Ads. One Nite Only Wed., Apr. 11 Terrace Room Lamnr Ave. Memphis FISHERMEN Dixieland Baitery Now Open 24 Hour Service — Fishing Supplies Shiners—Goldfish—Roaches—Worms Located at Huey & Son Grocery 413 S. 21st Street Phone 3-4514 Now... America's Finest Paints in America's Most Exciting Color Selection! 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