The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1953 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 17, 1953
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17,1953 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ?AGE SEVEN Sports Roundup— Olson Confident of Victory In U. S. Championship Bout By GAYLEE TALBOT LONG BRANCH, N. J. (AP) — Carl Bobo Olson, who i - 1 e middleweight championship of this country in practically j;; night, is a pleasant, unscarred young man of 24 who learned fche tougher sections of Honolulu. He makes his home now in San Francisco, where he has a wife Ij and three children aged 6, 4 and W He is completely confident he will defeat Young, the New York ; City toughy, probably on points, and expects to receive meaner i. competition from Randy Turpin, jji the British champion, if and when '-. they meet for the world 160-pound ' title. Light Training; Olson is living here in an old, i ramshackle hotel which the locals claim once was the summer hangout of numerous of our presidents, including the ill-fated Garfield. He , trains in a ring pitched Just outside, near the swimming pool, k though from all accounts and from what we have seen, Bobo hasn't .. worked too hard. He says he has }!• no weight-making problem and, j anyway, was in shape when h.e got here more than a week ago. Olson has earned this shot at ,. the title by a string of solid suc- jl.i cesses within the past couple of "(-, 5'ears. He suffered the only knock-out of his career at the hands of & Sugar Ray Robinson, but came back to hold the Negro to a close decision in their second 15-rounder. Since then he has come on steadily. Turpvn Tougher Mostly, Bobo attacks to the body, wading in and leaning over and pumping both gloves to his opponent's middle. He.jdoesn't plan to change against - Young, whom he obviously holds in no great regard. He boxed only two rounds yesterday and ddesn't intend, to hit an- Bobo Olson other lick until he climbs through is to fight Paddy Young for th everybody's living room Friday his trade as a saloon bouncer in the ropes Friday night. "I've seen Young only once, and that was on television." he said. "I think he has a pretty good left. I can't say I'll stop him but I think I can outpoint him. I should know after a round or two. The reason I think Turpin might be tougher for me is that he's older and more experienced and has an awkward style. I saw a picture of his second fight with Robinson." Long Neck Is an Asset HALLANDALE, Fla. l,f) — Crafty Admiral must have an extra- long neck otherwise he never would have won the last two run- nings of the Gulfstream Handicap here? Last year the son of Fighting Pox ran the mile and a quarter in. 2:01 to defeat Alerted and Why Not Now by a neck. He scored by the identical margin this year over Battlefield and Dulat. TV Service-Center NEIL ROSS Trained Technician for radl» and television repair, industrial electronics, and basic radio en- gineeriny. For Service Dial 3816 It Took 18,000 Inventions to Make This Call THIS WAS THE FIRST TELEPHONE. Since Alexander Graham Bell built it in 1875, there have been more than 18,000 inventions and improvements in your telephone service — about 230 a year. Some were designed to improve your service, like today's convenient handset. Some were developed to hold down the cost of your service, like a recent mechanical device that ties knots in the cotton thread insulation on telephone wires. EVERY YEAR BRINGS MORE PROGRESS IN the complicated business of bringing you more and better service. For example, this versatile new construction truck is helping to push more telephone lines out into rural areas 't can dig a hole, pick up a 20-foot pole and set it in position faster than a farmer can set a fence post. Like many improvements you seldom see, it helps hold down the cost of your service — and expand its value. HOUSEHOLD SERVANT —Ready and willing to run errands, keep you in touch with friends, summon help in emergencies... On duty 24 hours a day, 36.5 days a year, with no vacations or time ofT... Always looking for ways to do an even better job tomorrow ... SOUTHWESTERN HU...A TEAM OF 3,100 ARKANSAS TELEPHONE PEOPlf... tj 10UH IflWCI MAKE R. D. HUGHES CO. YOUR HEADQUARTERS FOR FATHER'S DAY GIFTS HE CAN WEAR! Th efinest collection of Father's Day gifts you've seen made by the most famous names in menswear. Nationally advertised lines are featured exclusively at R. D. Hughes. Whe nyou select your Fathr's Day gift hre, you are assured of receiving a garment that ranks as preferred choice by America's best dressed men. CHOOSE FROM THESE FAMOUS LINES: * Suits by Palm Beach * Slacks by Champion & Timely * Shirts by Arrow * Shirts by Enro * Sportswear by Wilson Bros. * Sportswear by Arrow * Shoes by Nunn-Bush * Hats by Dobbs * Neckwear by Countess Mara * Neckwear by Superba * Neckwear by Wembley * Hosiery by Holeproof * Belts by Hickok ' Jewelry by Hickok * Luggage by Samsonite * Robes by Regal * Slacks by Palm Beach * Swim Wear by Catalina R.D. HUGHES CO "Whtr* th» Man Who Knows . . . Buys Hit Clothit

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