The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1955 · Page 15
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS San Francisco In Yule Tip-off; Porkers Lose By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The San Francisco Dons and their fabulous All-America Bill Russell shpot for their 30lh straight victory against Ma,r- quette in Chicago tonight as the whirl of Christmas holiday major college basketball tournaments gets under way. The Dons, who snared the NCAA crown last year on the great play of the 6:10 Russell, tangle will: Mui'tiuette in the featur.e ilrsl round game of the DcPaul Invitation. They will take the floor following the other'first round game between Duquesne and DePaul stiirtinf?. The winners .play for the tourney title Saturday. The Blue-Gray tournament at Montgomery, Ala. bringing together Auburn, Eastern Kentucky, Mississippi and Texas also open.= tonight. San Francisco, opening a road trip that will bring it to Wichita, New Orleans and New York, is Caruihersville Boxers Top Sikesfon 6-3 CARUTHERSVILLE — Caruthersville boxers won six out of the nine golden gloves bouts with Slkeston fighters here last night. Three bouts ended in knockouts. .It was the second night of boxing for CaruthersviUe and the season opener for Sikeston. A group of Cnruthersville boxers will go to Sikeston for competition next Thursday night, it was announced by Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsors. Tommy Martin, 140, of Sikeston knocked out Steve -Sheppard, 142, of Caruthersville in the first round of their novice match. Donald Henton, 125, Caruthersville, knocked out Prank Jones, 119, of Sikeston in the second round and Johnny Mltchum, 130, of Caruthersville scored a third-round knockout over V. Williams, 133, of Sikeston. Joe Nelson, 100, of Caruthersville decfsioned Don Berry, 107, of Sikeston; Willie Kaiser, 107, of Sikeston decisioned Lee Hall, 102, of Caruthersville; Eddie Yancey, 139, of Caruthersville decisioned Junior Gray, 139, of Sikeston. Willie Chambers, 140, of Caruthersville decisioned J. Howard, -1«, of Sikeston. Seventh bout was "ruled a mis- mateh and no contest beoauae of a mixup on ages. Hug-h Roberson, 114, of Caruthersville was 16 years of ag* while L. Grigsby, 113, of' Sikeston. wa* 13 and in the sub-novice division. GIVE HIM or HER Golf Equipment FOR CHRISTMAS Balls Clubs Gloves Bags Hood Covers Sold Exclusively By Pros. PAUL FARRINGTON Blytheville Country Club Klwij 61 H. Ph. S-9126 favored over Marquelte. Arkansas Goes Under Kentucky nipped Maryland 61 in the top game of a Thursday night program that also saw Oklahoma defeat Arkansas 69-59, Tulsa take Western Kentucky 67-56, Oklahoma City trim Wyoming 65-59, Kansas State drub Los Angeles Loyola 92-66, Tufts upset Harvard 84-76, Yale scalp Wesleyan 97-36, Kentucky Wesleyan whip Hardin- Sunmons 68-60, Tennessee wallop Springfield (Mass) 67-33 and the Citadel end a 28-game losing streak by beating College of Charleston 56-52. Jimmy Peck, only 5:9, and sophomore Bill Pinkerton sparked second half rally that gave Oklahoma its victory over Arkansas. Peck got 20 points, n.in the final half. Pinkerton tallied 18, 14 in the second half. Yale Insults Wesleyan Oklahoma City took a 13-point lead midway of the second half and then used ball control tactics to'down Wyoming. Tulsa's defense equally was too much for Western Kentucky. The Oolden Hurricane sank 44 per cent of their field goal tries to only 30 PCT. for Western Kentucky. Jack Parr led the Kansas Slate onslaught against Los Angeles Loyola with 26 points. Yale scored its most decisive victory in its 61- year-old basketball history with its 57-point spread over Wesleyan. The Citadel, which hadn't won a game since Feb. 13, 1954,. came from behind :n the last two minutes to shatter their 28-game losing streak. Could this be an omen in reverse for San Francisco tonight? PAGE FIFTEEN Dameron got his limit of deer quickly hard by Raymondvi ucks fighting with their horns locked. Dameron shot both. DEATHLOCK- he found two large bucks fighting 184 pounds, the other 167 Each had 12 points, e. Tex., when One weighed This is the easiest way to ban b'K same. Slommer Still Setting Records Snead, Like Wme, Gets Better with Age SAiNFORD, Fla. (AP) — Sam Snead is like wine: he seems to get better with age. The Slammer from White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., is 43, and for a professional golfer that's up in years. But Sam isn't conceding Father Time a thing. He's looking, feeling and playing as well or better than ever. In successive competitive 'refunds, he has turned in two rec- ord performances. As a result of his latest record-smashing effort, he started today's second round in the $15,000 Sanford Open Golf Tournament with a two-stroke It-ad over his nearest competitors. Did Record Cut Snead's opening round 33-31-64, a 6-under-par effort, wiped out the old mark or Go for the Mayfair Inn Country Club course set in the state 1930s by amateur Jim Spencer of Sanford. And it put him two strokes ahead of Dow Finstenvald, Bedford Heights, Ohio, one of the younger pros, and veteran Ted Kroll, Bethesda, Md. Seven oiheis deadlocked for fourth spot with 67s as 37 of the huge field shattered par and nine others matched it in the opening round. Par for the 6,205-yard course is 36-34—70. Mifce Souehak, former Duke football star who registers out of Grossingers's, N.Y., was one of those with a 61. San tee to Go Mile In Orange Bowl NEW YORK (;P) — Wes Santee, America's fastest miler, is planning an active indoor campaign after running the second fastest mile ever on a flat track. The 23-year-old marine lieutenant stationed at Quantico, Va,, was clocked in 4:10.2 last night as he won the handicap mile in a Metropolitan AAU Development Meet. "I plan a full campaign during the coming indoor season and already have entered several races," Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles — Art Aragon, 1471 Los Angeles, outpointed Don Jordan, 142, Los Angeles, 10. St. Paul, Minn — Del Flanagan, 156, Paul, outpointed Jimmy Martinez, 157&, Phoenix, Ariz.,-10. Troy, Ohio — L. C. Morgan, 136, Dayton, outpointed Glen Flanagan, 138, St. Paul, 10. Santee said. "My next race probably will be in a special mile at the Orange Bowl football game in Miami 'Jan. 2. Harrison Wins; Plays Tonight Harrison High boys and girl* defeated Rosenwald High of Osceola in a pair of basketball games at Harrison gym Wednesday night. With Pearlie Mae Jones popping in 14 points the girls won handily 33-18. Richard Stokes with 12 and Herman Strickland with 11 headed the boys' attack in their close 39-37 victory. Tonight Harrison, meet* Jeter High of Whitehaven here. Costly Nashua Heads South New! Used! HOUSING PROBLEM? Right Now, HERE in BLYTHEVILLE You Can See Mobile Homes • Low Down Payment • Low Monthly Payments • Lowest Interest Rates GRASK MOBILE HOMfS Of Blytheville, Ark. Highway SI Soitb Franchisee! dealer for orer 50 NAME BRAND MOBILE HOMES NEW! USED! By JOHN CHANDLER NEW YORK (AP) — Mighty Nashua will be shipped to Florida next week to continue his sensational career after being -sold for a world record price of $1,251,200. Executors of the estate of the late William Woodward Jr. sold Nashua yesterday to a syndicate headed by Leslie Combs n of Spendthrift Farm, Lexington, .Ky. This was the greatest single horse trade ever concluded, involving an unprecedented sale of a great colt still at the peak of his racing career. Sunny Jim Fitzstmmons, 81-year-old trainer of Nash- will take charge of the big 3- year-old again late next week, Nashua, of course, was the big; news in the dollars and cents part of the bargain. But for the sentimentalists the clinic of hard cold cash did not outweigh the passing of the famous Belair Stud—one of racing's greatest stables—^founded 45 years ago bv William Woodward 3r. A Nashua, sold under sealed bids for total of 62 horses, including a grand total of $1,866,200. Combs said Nashua would be sent from Kentucky to Hialeah Park In Ml- to John Korese, electrical supply ami to begin training for the $100,000-added Widener Handicap Feb. 18. Nine other race horses and 12 yearlings went Teaneck, N. J. man who owns a racing stable, for $205,000. Mildred W. Woolwine of White Oaks Farm, Lexington, Ky., breeder of Helioscope, a top 1955 handicap horse, paid $410,000 for 24 Belair broodmares and 16 weanlings. Miss Woolwine said her associates were Edward Potter of Nashville, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Middendorf of Boston, Mass Broodmares acquired by Miss Woolwine included Segula, dam of Nashua. Segula is in foal to Nas- mllah, daddy of Nashua. So a full brother or sister may be along next] spring. Combs, who has figured in many great horse deals, said he would go to Miami soon after Jan. 1 to confer with Fitzsfmmons on Nashua's racing campaign. Nashua, with $945,415 in the bank, is the second greatest money winning horse in the world. All he needs is one big victory like the Widener, and he'll surpass Citation, who retired in 1951 with $1,085,760. This year alone, Nashua won sev- en $100,000 races nnd earned $752,- his wort! 550, surpassing Citation's 1948 rec-' ord 01 $709,470 for one season of racing. "I'll be happy to train Nashua for Mr. Combs," said Sunny Jim at Hialeah. "I thought he might bring any price, but this was just a little more than my estimate of RADIATOR WORK Boiled Out Repaired Flo Tested Re-cored Mr. Pitz trained for the Belair Stud for more than 30 year's. Combs declined tp name others in the syndicate which bought Nashua. As appearing in th* SATURDAY EVENING POST I These two winners are winter's favorites The VACATIONER and The WAYFARER ALL WOOL Sport Shirts Wh«t a handsome pair —each » star in its own right! And a real comfort in tfa cold", too! They're 100% afl wool with a "feel" that's soft and suppk as only real, natural wool can be. Ember-warm and perfect for indoors and outdoors. 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