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Blytheville, Arkansas
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE ChicksCant Hit But Still Manage to Top Rector 52 Fouls Called in A Game;BeesWinAgain Blytheville's Chickasaws hit only 32 per cent of their shots from the field but still managed to ease past a scrappy Rector team 64-56 in a foul-filled contest at Haley Field Gym last night. The game was the feature of a doubleheader that saw Blythcville walk off With all the marbles. In a preliminary contest, Blytheville's all-winning B team did it again with 57-41 win over the Rector reserves. A total of 52 fouls were called in the A contest wlh Rector losing three starters via the foul route and the Chicles losing one. While the Chicks were having trouble finding the target from the field, they did considerably better of 42 free throws. Off to a slow start, the Chicks had to play catch-up early. Rector jumped off to an early lead on the fine shooting of its ace forward Gaylean and pivotman Whitehurst. C.ti Lead from the free pitch line, hitting 241 The Black Cats, playing a hard Eleven Carutkersville Boxers to St. Louis SIKESTON, Mo, — Eleven Caruthersville boxers will go to St. Louis for the preliminaries of St. Louis' Golden Gloves tournament next week, John Marshall, of the Sikeston Junior Chamber of Commerce, said today. Mr. Marshall stated that not nrily the four championship Winners from Caruthersville would make the trip seven other fighters from Caruthersville will make the trip Caruthersvilie's boxers that will represent Southeast Missuori as bootheel champions In their divi- Blons are: Hugh Robinson, 110- pound sub-novice; Gordon French, 118-pounder; Roosevelt Jones, 180- pound Negro and Roy Smith, 160- pouhd Negro. Others making the trip to St. Louis Sunday are: TalmadRe McCoy. 137-pounder; Clark Stone. 135; Curtis Jackson, no-pound; Floyd Owens, 175-pound Negro; Willie Chambers, 126 pound Negro; Steve Sheppard, 135-pound Negro and Eddie Hall. 118-pound Negro. Trophies Awarded Trophies were awarded the novice and open champions at the climax of last night's tournament finals. Receiving them were French, Jonee and Smith, Hugh Robinson, a sub-novice, received miniature golden gloves for his championship victory. Curtis Jackson, 110-pounder from Concord, Mo., who fights for the Caruthersville club, was awarded the outstanding fighter trophy in the sub-novice division. He received miniature golden gloves. Cnruthersvllle boxers took four matches and lost one in the finals last night. Roosevelt Jones becamn Southeast Missouri heavyweight champion by gaining a unanimous decision over Tom Head, Sikeston Negro. Two Knockdowns Jones had Head on the canvas for a count of eight in the second round and again for a niae count in thr third. In the Cape Girardeau semifinals last Saturday, Jones kayoed Head early in the first round. Roy Smith took his second win of the evening by a second round TKO, over Albert Patterson, Sikeston Negro, in a 160-pound novice championship brawl. Earlier Smith won a decision over Louis Davis, Sikeston Negro. Gordon French, of Kennett. fighting out of the Caruthersville club, scored a third round TKO over Eddie Hall, in the 118-pound novice division. ' Arthur Plnson, Sikeston Neizro, won a decision over Floyd Owens ir. a bloody 165-pound novice fight. Both boys ended the ftght with bloody noses. Jonesboro-Leachyille Game It Wednesday LEACHVILLE — The Jones- boro-Leachvllle basketball game scheduled here Tuesday night has been postponed until Wednesday night, school officials have announced. The fame is scheduled for 8 p. m. Wednesday. Caruthersville Teams Split 2 Senior Tigers Whip Deering 56-46 but Juniors Lose 34-10 CARUTHERSVILLE — The Caruthersville Tigers won over the Deering cagers 50-46 here last night and the Deering juniors beat Caruthersville juniors 34-10. Logan Cook was high for Caruthersville with 16 points. Dccring's high scorer with 21 points was Eldon Young. Deering took the lead in the first quarter but the Tigers rallied in the second to gain a 24-19 halftime margin. Again in the third Deering got out In front 43-34. In the junior high contest Rowc paced Deering with 14 points. Barnett and Grooms scored three each for Caruthersville. Deering was ahead 13-5 at the half. Caruthersvllle Pos. Grigory (8> L. Cook (16) Willis (12) Cook (8) Bnrtholomew Substitutions: Deerhig; (2) Pace (8) Callis (4) Poindexter (5) Vance (21) Young Caruthersville — Jones (10), Darnell (2), Abernathy and Clayton. Deering — Neal (4), Tabor (2), Riggs. Barber, Leonard Tied For Bing Crosby Lead By BOB MEYERS PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bing Crosby's $15,000 prop-amateur golf tournament swings closer to the crucial stage today, with featherweight Jerry Barber of Los' Angeles and Stan Leonard of Vancouver, B. C., leading the procession into the second round of the 54-hole show. Tied at 66, six strokes under par, Barber and the veteran Canadian stylist were among the 2G professionals who managed to break par 72 In the first round. The split field of 272 players changed courses today us tournament chnlrmnn Larry Crosby, brother of the singer, directed affairs on the comparatively short but difficult Cypress Point and Monterey Peninsula golf courses. Cypress is 0,317 yai:ls in length and pur Is 37-35. Monterey measures 0,248 and par Is 35-37—72. The main attraction for the gallery was the scoring struggle between the professionals for the $3,500 first prize. But the pro-amateur best ball bnttle had its. points. The team of Fred Wampler of Indianapolis, the little pro who won the rich Los Angeles Open last year, nncl Julie Bcscos of Long llancli, Calif., a onntimo great athlete at the University of Southern California, led the pro-tm rnco with R score of ill Ford Second Doug Ford, the money player , : •v.-.osha Ldk, N.Y., wns j..., H shot back of Bfirbr and Leonard, while two strokes off the pace were Ted Kroll, Oeralcl Kes- RdrlnK of Toronto, Pfttil McOulrc, Wichlld, Kim., Jimmy Clnrk, Ln••[.-•,, C:'!!f., mid Don Pins i <•. ',::(. '.:;, Ohio. dene Littler, the general pick lo Add the Crosby OMh (o th< M.OOO he earned in winning the Los Angeles Open last Sunday, was within sinking distance nl 70. Tied with him were three former National Open kings, Byron Nelson, Lawson Little and Julius Boros. Loi Gets Verdict Over Flanagan MIAMI BEACH, Fla. I/I')— DuUt'J Lol, European lightweight champion, came through his first American ring test in good shape last night, scoring a unanimous decision over the St. Paul toughie, Glen Flanagan. The 24-year-old Italian was far from sensational, however, in his U.S. debut before a nationwide television nudience. Except for Flanagan's roughhousc tactics, It was a dull llRht The 3,103 fans twice clapped for action. Lol, beaten only once In his 64- flght career, Jumped into the lead with n flashy attack In the first two rounds and built n commanding margin by capturelng the last four rounds, but he lacked the punching power to do Flnnngon nny acrloiis damage. Hefcrce Billy Regan gave Lo 1 n :9-rn mrv'n. .ImliM.SUi ,Vin.:lo:i rncl Trecl Anioncon each f.corrtt It 98-92. The Assoclntcd Press give tho European * M-M «l|«. driving, scrappy game rolled up a 17-10 lead at the end of the first eight minutes and at one time during the first period held a 17-7 margin. But he Chicks started finding the range late In the (Irst period and early In the second. With 3:30 left to play In the second quarter the Chicks, thanks to fine free throw shooting and under the basket work of Freddy Hodge and Charles Abboth had whltled the Rector lead to 25-23. Hodge then sank two free throws to tie the score but Rector's Gaylean-hit one from the field to get back Into the lead. Abbott came through with another pair of charity tosses to again knot the score and with three minutes left to go, lltle Freddy Akers broke down the middle for a lay up to put the Chicks In the lead for the first time. 33-29 at Half And they never surrendered that lead. Chuck 'Langston laid In another two-pointer and a pair of tree throws to give BlythevUle a 33-29 edge at halftime. The Chicks came back after the halftime interrnission to play their best ball of the night. With Hodge leading the way. Coach Jimmy Fisher's tribe counted 18 points in the period while holding Rector to five field goals to take a 53-39 margin at the end of the third. But Rector was far from through. The Black Cats began a rally early in the fourth as the Chicks faltered defensively. With fouls occurring by the gross, Rector sharpened up its free throw eye to pick up 11 points from the foul line and three field goals. But the Chicks weren't exactly holding their hands. They picked up 11 points In the fourth, five, of them on free throws. FreeM With three minutes left In the game, the Chicks put on a freeze and led by Akers' dribbling, successfully stalled out the clock. The victory was the 10th of the season for the Chicks against only one loss. Their lone setback came In the finals of the Northeast,Arkansas Invitational Tournament in Jonesboro last week when Leachville handed them a 60-56 defeat. Hodge was the Chick's big gun as he scored 26 points and next in line for the Chicks was Akers who got 12. Qaylean with 14 and Whitehurst with 13 paced the Black Cats. In the B game, the Chicks again had to come from behind. After a slow motion first quarter that saw Rector gain a 7-6 margin, the Chicks reserves, led by rangy Billy Ray Daniels, caught fire and left 'he court at halftime nursing a 23-16 edge. From there on it was all Blytheville as the Bees hung up their fifth straight win. Daniels led Blytneville's reserves with 22 points while Ford was high for Rector with 20. B Game RIytheville Pos. Rector Holt (9) F Cole Daniels (22) ....F (20) Ford Thomas (9) ....C (4| Jeter Slayton (7) G (1) Hailey Huffman (4) Q (14) Landis Substitutions: BlytheVHle—Hon- eycutt (2), White <2>, Whitsel (2). Rector—Bass (2). Hayes. OSCEOLA HOPEFULS — James Baker (left) and Jack Sugg will be wearing the colors of Osceola in the annual Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves tournament in Osceola next week. Baker will fight as an open featherweight and Sugg as a novice middleweight. The week-long tournament starts Monday night. (Courier News Photo) U. A. Picks Jack Mitchell As Wyatt's Replacement Leachville Beats Harrison 68-58 Jonesboro Defeated By Green Forest 59-53 In Doubleheader LEACHVILLE — Leachville's Lions won but Jonesboro Golden Hurricane was beaten last night in a doubleheader played at Green Wichita Coach Gets 5-Year Contract at $12,500 Year niversity star quarter[ back, broke a 10-year contract with j Wichita after two seasons to take i the Arkansas job. Wyatt broke a j five-year Arkansas contract after half, Jonesboro two V ears 'o move to his alma ma- suffered a 59-53 setback at the j 'er,_ the University of Tennessee, FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. fAP) — The Arkansas Razoi> backs have hired Wichita University's Jack Mitchell as football coach, just one week to the clay after Bowclen Wyatt ra- signed. Mitchell received a five - year appointment and his salary reportedly will be $12,500 a year. Wichita's Board of Regents promptly named Pete Tlllman, Mitchell's chief aide, as shocker head coach to succeed Mitchell. Mitchell. 30-year-old former Oklahoma a 10-point, 68-58 victory over rlson's Goblins in the first of the twin bill. In the second hands of the strong Green Forest , as head football coach and assist- t eam j ant athletic director. Tonight, the scene of battle ! "'ill Bring 2 Helpers switches to Harrison where the] Mitchell reportedly will bring four teams change partners. Leachville takes on Green For- two assistants with him. Arkansas Netlleton Whips Manila in Pair Raiders Top Lions 71-64; Girls Gain 42-35 Victory Edge MANILA — Nettleton's Raiders walked off with a pair of victories over Manila teams here last night as the girls triumphed 42-35 and the boys won 71-64. For the Nettleton girls, the vic- Joe Hauls with 19 points, Darrel! Blocker with 18 and Billy Ray Pos. F (12) Crow: F (4)B. J Dartmouth Is Flirting With Ivy League Title By ED WILKS They may not be cleaning up the trophy case at Han- R ay (17) G , 6) Young over, N. H., yet; but it's a good bet they're looking for the key I Thweatt (8) • G a> Robinson and a dust rag what with Dartmouth pushing its bid for a re-! substitutions: Leachviiie — car- turn to Ivy League basketball supremacy for the first time in ^-Townte/^^^ a decade or more. Time was when the Indians practically ^retired the Ivy crown, winning seven straight titles from 1938 through 1944 in the days of Coach Ozzie Cowles (now at Minnesota) and twice taking- the NCAA runner- up .spot. Dartmouth came back for another Ivy title in 1946, but that* was the last. Tht'n coach Alvin ( Doggie) Julian came along to start a resurrection job five seasons ago. A big breath of life went into the Indians last night with a 54-52 success against Penn. previously unbeaten in the Ivy. That leaves est while Jonesboro meets Harri- chevne U™^^^L£% |°j SeatThefsSfered T-e son. lr;—— ««™^«r^t f,M-,«o,- Tiling.: " u •' osieRL mey suiiereo at -ue | George Bernhardt, former Illinois ' halfback, and Dick Monroe, who played with the University of Kan- with 17 led Leachville's scoring at-! sas tack. Billy McCullough with 23) " The a pp 0in t men t of Mitchell points, paced Harrison. ;probably means the Razorbacks Leachvllle "- „—•.— : > Kauls (19) Blocker (18) Ward (5) Ray (17) Sudbury Wins Gra-Y Lange Defeated 19-18 In First Game of Grade School Season Blythcville Cobb (6) ... Abbott (8) . Hodge (26) Jones (1> . Pos. Rector ..F.. (14) Galyean ..F.. (9) Thrasher ..C(13) Whitehurst .,G (4) Sinko Akers (12) G....(14) Bishop Substitutions: BlythevUle—Hyde, Langston (8). Edgmon, Stanley and Bratcher. Rector—Lawrence, Presson, Jeter (2), Landts, Hailer and Cole. West Team Favored in Pro-Bowl Tilt LOS.ANGELES (/P) — Just why Isn't evident, but the people who moke odds on sports events still have Buck Shaw's West team n 3'i-polnt favorite to whip the East here tomorrow in the pro-bowl football game. Shnw selected his starting team the very nrst day of practice. He has stayed with it, making no changes or alterations of any kind. He has driven the players hard, there has been considerable contact work, and nobody has pulled up lame. The West team is physically fit, it runs its plays smoothly, and with Y. A. Tittle of the San Francisco 49'crx and Norman Van Brocklin of the Los Angeles Rams to quarterback the outfit, the West will not lack for adequate passers. Jim Trimble, boss of the East, says lie's well satisfied with the performance of his squad. Otto Graham, whom he regards as football's finest quarterback, missed the first six practice sessions and lost week played In a Honolulu benefit same. Trimble plans to open with his own Philadelphia quarterback, Adrian Burk. In the first game of the Gra-Y Basketball season, played at he National Guard Armory Friday afternoon, Sudbury defeated Lange Gray-Y by 19-18 in a photo finish. The winners scored first on a free shot by Paul Wamble In the opening seconds of the contest but Lange went ahead on Stanley Jackson's two-pointer and led at he end of a slow first quarter 2-1. The tempo picked up a bit In the second period as Jewell Dunkin, Jackson and Jerry Hill dumped in field goals for Lange while Billy Lambert and Mickey Johnson were racking up two-pointers for Sudbury. Lpngc led at the half by 8-5. Sudbury broke the game wide open in the third period as they poured 12 points through the hoop while holding Lange scoreless and led 17-8 at the close of the third quarter. However, Lange came back strong in the final period and scored 10 points to 2 for the victors, who held onto the ball in a semi- freeze for the last minute. For the winners, Billy Lambert, and Larry Skelton shared scoring honors with 8 points each but Jack-' son, Lange forward, collected high honors for the afternoon with five field goals and 10 points. SUDBURY (19)—B. Lambert (8) B. Hughes, M, Johnson (2*. L. Skelton (8), P. Wamble (1), Subs: E. Johnson, A. Hubbard, I. Lambert. LANGE (18)—J. Dunkin (4) S. Jackson flO), D. Cooper, J. Hill (4\ D. -Rounsavall. Refrees: Clarence Cummlngs and Jimmy Hall. Henderson Beats Ozarks in AIC By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dartmouth with a 2-2 record and only hapless Yale ahead before a two-week midterm rest and the stretch run. Yale Beaten The Elis lost to league-leading Cornell the defending champ in a thriller 5G-55. Larry Frcir hit a 15-foot jump shot over Penns zone for the Dartmouth clincher with 11 seconds left. Dartmouth tied it at 52-all with four minutes remaining and controlled the ball the rest of the way. Only three members of 'the top 10, in this week's Associated Press poll were in action last night. San Francisco, ranked No. 5, bol-1 Bassett (5; stered its California Basketball ! Coats 14) Assn. lead with a 62-49 victory— Garrison (14) Armorel Beats Wilson Twice Boys Victorious by 65-46 Score; Girls Annex 40-35 Triumph ARMORER—Amorel High's teams swept a doubleheader from Wilson teams here last night. The girls v.-ere victorious by a 40-35 count and the boys won 65-46. In tile girls game Patty Hughes hit 31 points to lead Armorel tc victory. For Wilson, Nicholson was high with 28. In the boys game Ashmore took over the .high scoring duties as he pushed 25 points through the goals to lead Armorel. Next in line was Armorel's Carl Patterson with 17 points. Trannum with 15 and Peepers with 14 led Wilson. Patterson (17) Ashreore (25) i will have to dust off their S| j techniques. | Switching from the sp!lt-T to Wyatt's single wing formation two years ago, the Razorbacks won the Southwest Conference football crown last season. They lost 14-6 to Georgia Tech in tha Cotton Bowl. Won MVC Title Mitchell's split-T Shockers won the Missouri Valley Conference championship with a 9-1 record last year. As a player. Mitchell quarterbacked the sp!it-T Oklahoma Soon- ers in 1946-48. Before going to Wichita as head coach, he coached at Blackwell, Okla., High School and was assistant coach at Tulsa University and Texas Tech. He is a native of Arkansas City, Kans. Mitchell apparently was the No. 2 choice of Arkansas athletic officials. Immediately after Wyatt resigned last Saturday. Arkansas officials sent ft feeler to DeWitt Weaver, the coach at Texas Tech. Weaver, a Tennessee graduate, was a friend of John Barnhill, Arkansas athletic director, who played and coached at Tennessee before he came to Arkansas 10 years ago. Not Talking Although Arkansas officials refused to say that Weaver ever was "offered" the Razorback job, they Wilson , admit that negotiations reached a (14) Peepers j stage where it was necessary for hands of the Manila sextet. Harris with 19 points, led Manila's scoring while Banter with 22 paced Nettleton. Nettleton's (i-10 Marvin Seats meshed 26 points to lead the Raiders over the Lions in the second game. And Seats had plenty of help as Rutherford meshed 22 points through the nets. But high point honors for the night went to Manila's Wagner who scored 36 points.' The Lions staged one of their best showings of the year against the Raiders, .coming from behind ' a 15-11 deficit after the first period to take a 32-28 margin at halftime. But the Raiders came back strong- In the third period and re- (2) McAfee- US) Trfiimum (8) Chandler (4) Kennedy Weaver to say whether he was interested. Then Thursday night Weaver announced at his Lubbock, Tex., alned the lead. Girls Game Nettleton Banter (22) A. Moore (14) Higgins (6) Lunsford Grimes Chesier Pos. F F F a o G Manila (6) M. Shelter, (19) Harris (10) Hodges McWilliama Patton Blake Substitutions: Nettleton — Lancaster and J. Moore. Manila — G. Shelton and Whitney. Nettleton Boys Game Pos. Manila (4) Hatcher (4) Meacham (5) Shedd (SO) Wagner (11) Isaacs Substitutions: Nettleton — Sellers (2), Manila — Veach (2), Rogers (2). Young (5) Winters (5) P Seats (26) C Rutherford (22)O Woodard (9) 10th straight for the Dons— over ! Substitutions: Armorel — Elliott, j home that he would nol accept an College of Pacific, while Utah. No. i M. Elliott, _Stinnett, Ullyi_ Cooper. | A rfcansas offer. He said the out- 9. clobbered Utah State 88-55 as j Wison — Crain (3) and Cash. Art Buntc set a Skyline Conference record with 43 points. Tenth- ranked UCLA moved into a share of the Pacific Coast Southern Division lead with Southern California, ranked 18th, by beating the Trojans 70-67. BriRham Young Wins Brigham Young kept the Skyline pace with Utah, 92-76 over Montana. Colorado A&M beat New Mexico-81-59 and Wyoming clipped Denver 61-57 in other Skyline action. Less than 24 hours later Mitchell, a former assistant of Weaver's at uemrai lV Texas Tech. was at Fayetteville j stockton 54 with Razorback Grudge Battle Is Booked for Mat Feature A winner-take-all tag match in-1 •—• volving three ancient wrestling ri-1 vals has been lined up to headline P*a«. Ae^Yoil SfiG Stanford beat California 59-57 on'Monday night's wrestling bouts atj I Uy"AV3 I UU Jts Ron Tomsic's 30-foot set shot in! Memorial Auditorium. i g} /^L^IS TV the last second in the other South- \ Promoter Mike Meroney has! B5QS€Dull 1 V ern Division game oi the PCC. In }booked the match pit'.ing the (e;im standing support he had received from West Texas fans of Texas Tech stay. made him feel bound to Basketball Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dartmouth 54, Pennsylvania 52 Cornell 56, Yale 55 Carnegie Tech 66, Penn State 58 St. Francis (Bkn) 70, Fairfield 64 North Carolina 73, South Carolina 64 Virginia 104, Wash-Lee 91 Central Missouri 66, Culver- coach went to his home at Arkansas City, Kans. the Northern Division, first-place of Red Roberts, the Little Rock; Oregon State whipped Washington undertaker who formerly held the j 66-38 and Oregon beat Idaho 82-59. j southern junior heavyweight, .title. Elsewhere, Carnegie Terh, which is Discussed surprised West Virginia last week. and Butch Boyette against two of the Welch brothers, Joe and Lest- knocked off favored Penn State j er. 66-56; Rice and Texas, co-champs | This should be one of the year's - - television of the Southwest Conference last j top bookings at the local arena P^-a-5 oij-see .ele raom with an age-old feud between Ro-l Earl Hiuigan. Amencan ns and the Welchs expected to Feller Signs 17th Indian Contract CLEVELAND (/P) _ Pitcher Bob Feller, six times it 20-g»me winner nnd the American League's oldest player In point of service, yesterday signed his nth contract with the Cleveland Indians. He told reporters he signed for about the name amount, he got ln»t year, bi'tween '30,000 and 135,000. I-st tr.uon ' c won 13 an:! lost 3. v \h a~i earned run avn.'ste of 3.09 The 30 - yenr - old righthander Joined tht Trlbt it-yenn <t(o— In Henderson State Teachers and! season, Played a dull game with Southern state College claimed vie- i Rlce winning 58-5,.: Virginias. nr i imi lories in the Arkansas Intcrcolle-' Buzz Wilkinson scored 39 in a 104- h'gWlght the nct.on giate Conference games last night, i<" setback of Washington and Lee: h ™^'' s ' \ }^-nb i^e Welch Henderson led all the way to win Davidson came from behind to ™* bee "."' ^mber of "ears ind , .,_..... I .-,,;n in „,-,!„)„ T nf ,\, ;,, „ cniitViprn lamnv loi H numoer oi ,. edi s ana *^..»vi.j u .. ^« ».. ,..«, ,.,.., ..v, ..... , . - c«,,tviprn i lamnv lor a numoer 01 veais ana »' «> imciimmji.n. n.!,....,,..^ ~~.,,. in Its clash against College of the i spm Virginia Tech m a Southern , - members of that of Los Angeles, also attended the O-'.-rks at Arkadelphia. The score- • Conference contest 70-68 on DlcK Iamily ,,,.(, £t!11 t; iiked about by vet- meeting. 85-69. | Weeks'long set. and Lenme Rosen- J^ 'Blytheville'wrestling fans. j The minor leagues were reported Southern State College, playing Arkansas College at Batesvillc. ov-j Carolina beat South Carolina 73- orcame a first half deficit for n 64 in an Atlantic Coast Conference 83-78 victory. i battle. Bob Zaleski. was high point man ' '• ~~ for Henderson with 26 tallies and Don Austin of Ozark.s gained the game honors with 27 points. Arkansas College high scoring player for the night was Jim Harris with 22. Williams Serious \bout Retirement BOSTON I/?) — Ted Williams meant it when he retired from baseball snys the Boston Globe atti'r n phone conversation with, the Roston Red Sox slugger in West Palm Bench, Pla. "I've signed contracts to compete In fishing expeditions In May ind June next summer. "I thought I mndo myrctircmeni clear to you guys last, yenr, ' Williams, the keenest, student, 01 hitting In the game and n man of fast-changing moods, announced to the press he was quitting after the last game of the 1954 season a'* Fenway Park. But the local .'onsen- am was Ted would be back after a winter to think It over. IMC at the ago of 17. He has play- nl \v.lh tho ndians i:onti;uin;!8lv ;•, :u e i;-,cn. with the rxroplicn ol three years he sewed In the Navy (luring World War II. OKAY, FISHES—Millie Erik I.intMcoi is 'i true son of liv nort:i ice-." 'lin;! mi frozen over Lake llnr'hd. hard by Minneapolis. (NKA) conferring wun itazorua^: Sol , lheas[errl Ok]a 94 Cen t ra l officials. : okla 69 After the conference^ the young | 0(lawa (Kan) 61 _ Kansa5 Wes . leyan 56 Northeastern Okla 86, Phillips Univ 80 Fort Hays State 79, Southwestern (Kan) 75 East Central Okla 99, Northwestern Okla 81 South Dakota State 96, North Dakota 59 Okia Baptist 54, Southwestern Okla 52. Drury 109, Tarkio 92 Bethany (Kan) 54, Baker (Kan) 46 Rice 58, Texas 52 Arizona 77. Hardin-Simmons 68 Southern State (Ark) 83, Arkansas College 78 Stanford 59, California 57 Oregon State 66, Washington 38 UCLA 70. Southern California 67 Oregon 82. Idaho 59 Wyoming 61. Denver 57 Utah 88, • Utah State 55 Brigham Young 92, Montana 78 Colorado A&M 81, New Mexico CHICAGO leagues met J!— Officials of minor With American and National League baseball officials yesterday to discuss possibilities of service bXlreau director, said no conclusions were reached at the conference. , Paul MacNamara, vice president of th International Telemeter Corp. In Boyett, Roberts should have i interested. They want to minimize a partner that is to his liking. Both the effects if major league tele- j 59 are of the catch-as-catcli-can school I casting and possibly gain some rev- < who like their grappling on the I enue from the televising of major; rough side.. In addition to the main,event, two one-fall prelimimi ry bouts are also on the card with Roberts pitted against Lester Welch and Boyett meeting Joe Welch. The first bout is. slated for 8:15 p. m. Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals has hit 510 two-base hits during his major league career. He hit 42 doubles in 1954. league baseball. San Francisco 62, College oi Pa- Idaho State College 80, Nevada Pro Basketball Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York 97, Port Wayne 83 Boston 100, Minneapolis 95 Milwaukee 86, Philadelphia 84 Benny Bengough, former Yankee catcher, is the only coach to bo retained from the 1954 staff by new "Phlllie manager Mayo Smith. The real name of Joey Maxim, former light heavyweight champion, is Guiseppe Antonio Berardl- nelll. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Jan. 17 8:15 p.m. • TAG MATCH • Winners Tnkc All!—Losers Receive No Pay Red Roberts . Joe Welch Butch Boyette ' Lester We!ch lit) Minnie lirtie limit—hest 2 out of ,1 falls Adults 50c — Children 15c //jo 2 One-Fall Match** ROBERTS vs. L. WELCH BOYETT vi. J. WELCH 30 Minute Time Limit

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