The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 18, 1955 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 18, 1955
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PAGE in; BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 10W 21 Bouts Open Osceola Golden Gloves Action »#** * ¥ * * 79 Fighters Entered in Tourney OSCEOLA — Action in the annual Northeast Arkansas. Golden Gloves tournamen got underway here last night with a total of 21 fights, all in the lower weight brackets, bein reeled off. Activity in the tournament, which is being held in the Osceola High School gym will be resumed Wednesday night as the fighters take time off tonight to play basketball. • — * A total of 79 fighters, one o the smallest fields ever enterec in the tournament, weighed in yes terday for the week-long action. And while the field is small tournament officials were still en thusiastic as the calibre of the fighters appears to be tops. All of last night's 21 fights were in the novice division. And, as usual, the inexperienced lads Three Camtkersy'dle Boys W/n at St. Louis ST. LOUIS — CaruthersvJUe Golden Glovers won three matches and lost five in the preliminary competition of the St. Louis Tournament of Champions here last night. All of Caruthersville's victories* were by decisions while their losses were by technical knockouts and one a knockout. Talmadge McCoy took a decision from Gerald Troff of St. Louis in a 126 pound novice contest. Hugh Robinson won a decision over Kenny Norrsh of St. Louis in a 110 sub-novice fight. Others Whi Willie Chambers, Negro, took a split decision from Jimmy Williams, Alton, III., Negro, in a 135- pound novice battle. Tom Ferguson, St. Louis Negro knocked out Steve Sheppard, Caruthersville Negro in the first round of their 135-pound novice match. Lou Towensend of St. Louis, scored a TKO over Caruthersville's Gordon French in the. third round of their 112-pound novice bout. Roger Cozart of St. Louis won over Clark Stone of Caruthersville by a TKO in the second round of the 135-pound novice scrap. 116 Fights Floyd Haye, St. Louis Negro, defeated Roosevelt Jones, Caruthersville Negro, by a TKO in the second round of a novice heavyweight contest. Gerry Jolliff of Centralfa, HI., scored a TKO over Roy Smith, Caruthersville Negro, in the second round of a 160-pound novice bout. Last night's winners and Curtis Jackson will go back into action at Keil Auditorium tonight. A total of 496 boxers from eastern Missouri and southern Illinois are taking part in the tournament. A total of 116 matches were presented last night in three rings. Rice, TCU Baffle In 5 WC Tonight Only One Other Tilt On Schedule as Teams Take Rest Keiser to Play Shawnee Tonight KEISER—Reiser's Yellow Jackets will take on the Sruuvnee Indians in a pair of games in the Keiser High School gym here tonight. Friday night the Keiser junior and senior girls swept a doubleheader from Dyess teams. The junior girls won by a 35-34 count while the senior girls thumped the strong Dyess sextet 58-38. In the junior game Harris scored 28 points for Dyess and Spain got 32 for Keiser. In the second gnme Tabb hit 24 for Dyess and Creecy got 3S for Keiser. The Pittsburgh pirates hit only three home runs off Milwaukee pitching during the 1954 seas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rice, which shared the confei ence crown last year, plays host to TCU, the team favored to take it this season, tonight as the Southwest Conference opens an exam- lightenert week of basketball. The Houston clash and the Texas A & i\l-Baylor meeting at Waco make up the evening's slate. Both Are Hot The Rice-TCU battle brings together the teams that are currently the hottest and most surprls,- ingly cold in the 7-team circuit. Texas Christian carries the undisputed lead in the conference race with a 3-0 record, leadership in the season stands with an 11-3 mark arid is tied for 20th place the national rankings of the Associated Press. 3 Out of 11 Rice, which figured to make a strong showing in spite of the loss of the Owls' great Gene Schwinger, has won only three of its last 11 games after taking the first three In a row. Rice stands 2-2 in conference play. Baylor gave up its diirkhorse rating to, Arkansas last week when the Razorbacks took a 73-63 victory over the Bears. The decision left Baylor, Arkansas and Rice tied for third place In the conference race. Southern Methodist, 3-J is second. Texas A&M winner of one game in three conference tries, stands 3-10 for the season. Next. action comes Thursday night when A&M plays Louisiana State at College Station. furnished plenty of fireworks am thrills for the large crowd tha gathered for the opening 1 bouts. 17 Fights Wednesday Seventeen fights are on the agenda for Wednesday night's action Most of these will be in the novice division with only a few open fighters scheduled to see action before the semi-final rounds. Two knockouts and seven technical knockouts highlighted last night's action with the two best fights coming in the 127-135 pound and 119-125 pound weight division. Billy Wayne Smith, of Earle scored a TKO win over James Bowman of Dyess in the best fight of the night. The boys were in the 119-125 pound class and the fight was stopped in the third round. In the other top fight Lloyd Lamb of Caraway stopped Robert Bagley of Joiner with a second round TKO. This fight was in the 127-135 pound class. Other Results Other results last night: 70-82 pounds — James Chambers, Caraway decision over Winston Bowman of Dyess. Arlie Neal, Earle, decisioned Edsel Brannon, Keiser, Johnny Prince, Keiser, de- cisioned Tommy Parham, Osceola. 82-94 pounds — Raymond Stan- :ield, Burdette, won decision over Rayburn Carroll of Caraway. Gar•y Dean, Osceola, decisioned Bobby Dunn of Earle. Jerry Weldon, Dsceola, decisioned Billy Wilson, Keiser. Bobby Richardson, Earle, decisioned Bill Phillips, Osceote. 94-105 pounds — Eddie Parham, dsceola TKO 1st over Jack Sim- rions of Etowah. Weston Oswald, Keiser, decisioned Harold Hendricks, Osceola. 105-112 pounds — Paul Houston Burdette, won on default from! Lloyd Freeman, Osceola. James Herndon, Osceola. TKO 1st over Robbie Crafton, Keiser. Roy Wilson, Keiser, decisioned Thomas Godwin, Osceola. 113-118 pounds — Billy Spencer, Osceola. decisioned Phillip Talley I Bnrdette. 119-125 pounds — Billy Wayne Smith, Earle TKO 3rd over James Bowman. Dyess. Charles Perry, Chicks Idle Tonight; Invade South Arkansas Friday Night CARimiERSVILLE GETS TROPHY — Kenneth Cunningham (leftj, a member of the Caruthersville Junior Chamber of Commerce, accepts the Sikeston Golden Gloves team award for the Caruthersville boxers. Presenting it to him Is John Marshall of the Sikeston Jaycees. The Junior Chamber in each city sponsors Golden Gloves. Legislature Praises Wyatt in Resolution LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Bowden Wyatt, who broke his ontract to leave Arkansas and become head football coach t Tennessee, seems to have made his exit without too much lard feelings in the Arkansas General Assembly. The house yesterday adopted va resolutions lauding: Wyatt and he University of Arkansas Razor- acks for their successful 1954 ootball season. And, the Senate dopted a resolution eongnuulat- ig Wyatt on his new job, praising 1m for his work last year, and ongratulating the university for iring Jack Mitchell from Wichita niversHy to replace Wyatt as the azorback coach. There was no opposition to the j ouse resolutions, but two sena- rs sought unsuccessfully to delay onsideration on the Senate pro- osal, which bore the signatures of i senators. Sens. Guy H. Jones of Conway id. Fletcher Long of Forrest City ought to have the Senate resolu- on, sponsored by Sen. Tom Allen Brlnkley, sent to a committee The Senate voted down this move and then adopted the resolution on a vocie vote. Jones and Long- are two of the four senators who last week of- vered a resolution to condemn Wyatt for breaking his contract with Arkansas. Wyatt still had three ye sirs to run on his contract with Arkansas when he left. The censure resolution still is being held in committee. Keiser, knocked out Earl Foster of Joiner, 1st round. 127-135 pounds —'Jimmy Wilkins. Enrle, TKO 1st round over Duvid Johnson, Osceola, Poy Car- Ron Kramer of Michigan, not I ringtail, Earle.'TKO 1st'round only was the Big Ten's leading punter in 1954 but also the leading pass catcher. George A. Terry, 1C4A cross- country champion, runs between son. 15 and 20 miles in daily workouts. er Freddy Rounsavall of Blytheville. Larry Hall, Earle, knocked out Billy Tcague of Trumann, first round. Lloyd Lamb, Caraway, TKO second round over Robert Bagley of Joiner. Hnrvcy Bowman, Dvess TKO 1st round over Ed Welden of Osceola. Patterson Now Ready for Heavies By JACK HAND NEW YORK (fl-Floyd Patter- ion, 20-year-old former Golden Glove champ, is ready to mingle with the heavyweights after stopping his second opponent within 10 days. The Brooklyn lad's latest was an easy TKO over Don Grant of Los Angeles in 1:13 of the fifth round last night at Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway. He stopped Willie Troy in five rounds nt Madison Square Garden, Jan. 17. Rex Laync Next? "I'm going to try to match him with Res Layne (No.9 heavyweight) for Feb. 14 or Feb. 21," said Teddy Brenner, Parkway matchmaker, after referee Barney Felix ended the one-sided bout following eight-count knockdown by Patterson in the fifth. Patterson thinks he'll be a lull fledged heavyweight within a yenr. He said he weighed 174"., in' the pre-fight physical, five days before he fought Troy. He scaled 168 for Grant and probable would do 175 for Layne. This was to have been Patterson's first 10-round match. As it turned out he did go a total of 10 rounds in 10 days because both Troy and Grant were fifth-round victims. Just Top Much Patterson's quick hands and dazzling combinations were too much for Grant, who had lost only one of 17 previous pro fights. Patterson paid tribute to Grant when hi said, "I don't think you have heard the last of him." Grant. Itie^.,, said he was "not quite up to par" for Patterson, who now has won '20 of 21, losing only to e.\-champ Joey Maxim on a disputed decision June 7. "He's not as hard a hitter as Charlie Green iCnlifornia boxen," said Gram, "bill he shake:, you up." A left hook. Ujllou-ed by a right cross dropped Grant in ' the fifth for [he only knockdown. at New York's St. Nicholas Arena, was upset by Milo Savage, 29-year- old ex-GI from Salt Lake City on a one-sided 10-round decision. Savage dropped the Detroit boxer i.vice for nine counts. Ward weighed 161, Savage 159%. Referee Al Berl and Judge Bert Grant scored it 7-3 and Judge Arthur Susskind 8-2. The AP card was 8-2. all in favor of savage. Wilson, Keiser Juniors Split Bulldog Girls Lose But Boys Triumph WILSON — Wilson's junior boys and girls divided a pair of games with Keiser by a 38-22 count and the boys won 40-29 . S. Spain and Anderson led Keiser to victory in the girls game with 13 points each. Burns and Lynch paced Wilson with 11 and 10 points respectively. In the boys game Cissell scored I points to lead Wilson to victory while L. Smith got 11 for Keiser. Friday night the Wilson junior and senior boys play Burdette here. Wilson Jones Burns (11) Lynch (10) Larue Duck Reid Pos. F F F O G G Keiser (13) S. Spain (10) Smith (13) Anderson S. Smith Bohannon Hubbard Red Roberts, Boyett Win Tag Decision Paps, Armorel Divide 2 Games A Team Is Defeated 44-40 but 6 Team Gains 27-16 Victory Blytheville's Junior Papooses re turned to action last night after i month's layoff as they gained i split with Armorel teams in i doubleheader played at the Hale' Field gym. The Paps' B team was victorioui 27-16 in its game with Armorel bu the Paps suffered a 44-40 setback in the nightcap. A strong Armorel finish gained the victory, for Coach W. T. Pll low's junior Tigers. The Pups go off to a good start and worked an early lead to an 18-margin at half time but Armorel came on strong in the second half to overcome the lead. Ed Moore with 14 points was the Paps' high scorer. He was fol lowed by Bill Wyatt with eight and Bratcher with six. James was high for Armorel with 18 and Williams and Stevenson got 1: each. In the B game McMahan was high for Blytheville with nine mints and Curtis with six points ed Armorel. The Paps swing back into tion Thursday night when they :ake on the powerful Dyess juniors lere. Blytheville Pos. Armorel •ogan p (3) Ashmore larrison F !2) Mead McMahan (9) C (6) Curtis Raspberry (1) 0 f2) Downing Rounsavall Q (3) Patterson Substitutions: Blytheville — kelson (2), Burnett (2), Manley 4). Smith (0), Dallas, Dedmon, .rmorel — O. Curtis, Wilson, ireen, Turpin. A Game Slytheville 3unklin (2) Coalter (4) Vyatt (8) loore (14) Pus. P F C O iratcher (6)' 3 Armorel f!8> James 12) Williams (2) Hardesty (12) Stevenson Stubbs Tribe to Play Monticello, Morianna This Weekend Taking time put for mid-term examinations, BlyUievllle Chickasaws will not see action until lale this week when they make their second road trip of the 1955 season. The Chicks are scheduled to make*—: a swing Into central and southern } m Arkansas this weekend playing two of the state's top Class A teams. , Friday night the Chicks go to Montlcello for a game. And on their way home Saturday nighi they will stop off at Marianna for a game .with Marianna's Porcupines. First in Four Years This will be the Chicks' first venture into the basketball ho<bed of South Arkansas in several years. Their last jaunt took them into Brlnkley, Arkadelphia and Hot Springs four years ago. Last year Monticello came to Blytheville -for a game. Coach Jimmy Fisher said this morning that he Is putting the week of Inactivity to good use. He has been working his team hard since its mediocre showing against Rector last Friday night and he said he hoped to have (hem in ;op shape for the southern invasion. Working: Hard The Chicks went through another engthy drill yesterday and has another scheduled for today. Yesterday the Chicks worked on joth offense and defense and capped the workout off with a long rl^image. Coach Fisher stated that he would take but 10 boys, his first wo units, on the southern trip nd indicated that unless some jm- Tovement is shown In practices his week that he may floor lew starting lineup in the Monti- ello game. Substitutions: Armorel — Curtis. Blytheville — Wllliford £6), Lutz. Substitutions: Wilson — Woodyard (1), McAfee and Sivley. Keiser—Creecy (2). Wilson Boys Game I'os. Buchannan (4) F Wiley (2) F Oissell (18) C Trannum (12) G G (6) Hunkerpilier (4) McOinnis (111 L. Smith C. Poagh Decs Substitutions: Wilson — Teal. Keiser — Dobbs, B. Smith, Gill, Swallers. Bit- Red Roberts proved last niE<ht that he still is a tough ring opponent and arch rival of the. wrestling Welch family as he led | his team to victory over two the Welchs in the tag match mai event of the American Legion weekly wrestling bouts at Memor al Auditorium. Roberts and Butch Boyett wo the decision in the main even over Joe and Lester Welch. The did it by taking the first and thlr falls. Big Red, who has been aroun wrestling rings for many years was almost the whole show as h and Boyett outrotighed the Welchs Roberts copped the thir^j and de ciding fall all by himself and h set up the first round for Boyet After 10 minutes of furious grap allng, Roberts grabbed Joe Welc in a reverse chin lock and applie ;he pressure while Lester and Boy ett were staging their own llttl due], Re/eree AJ Getz stepped i ind stopped and broke thr; hoL after Joe Welch had slipped to th mat in a semi-conscious condition Joe and Lester got up steam i the second fall and took it in se\ en minutes with Lester pinnini Roberts after a series of droi kicks. But the third fall was an entirel; different story and almost a re plica of the first. After 10 min utes of free-for-all fighting, Rob erts grabbed Lester in a reverse chin lock but Welch broke loose before big Red could apply much pressure. However' the daz ed Welch was an easy prey fo Roberts to pin him after a couple of sidfc mares. In the preliminary bouts Joe Mostw Ward, the 1 to 5 EVERY 15,000 MILES That's How Often Your Ford-0-Matic Transmission Requires Servicing Complete fluid change and band adjustment' 95 umpany Broadway & Chickasawba Phone 3-4453 . THE "ALWAYS PLENTY" WAY! To solve your household problem of plenty of hut water, whenever you need it, instal) a HEATMASTER automatic water heater. Generously Ihick Insulation and the most advanced principles of heat transfer assure you the maximum hot water with the minimum fuel cost. And your IIEAT.MASTER automatic «ter heater It adjustable (or txactly the temperature you prefer. Buy From Your Plumber or Plumbing & Heating Dealer MIDSOUTH PLUMBING SUPPLY COMPANY (Wholesale Distributors) Rear 213-215 W. Walnut BLYTHEVll LE JONESBORO 388 E. Johnson Ph. 3-8353 Ph. 2-3562 WILSON SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER 25 PROPOSED B0DGET OP EXPENDITURES TOGETHER WITH TAX LEVY FOR FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1 1956 TO AND INCLUDING JUNE 30 1957 The Board of Directors of Wilson School District No. 25 of Mississippi County, Arkansas in compliance with the requirements of Act 402 of 1951 and Amendment 40 to the Constitution of the State of Arkansas, have prepared, approved, and hereby make public the proposed budget of expenditures together with the tax rate as follows: General Control, $8.400; Instruction, $120,000; Operation of School Buildings, $32,000; Maintenance of School Plant and Equipment, $7,000; Auxiliary Agencies (Including ransportatlon). $16,000: Fixed Charges, 55,000; Capital Outlay, 10,000; Debt Service, 523,000. To provide for the foregoing pro- osed budget of expenditures the Board of Directors proposes a tax levy of 45 mills. This tax levy includes the present continuing levy for the retirement of present indebtedness. GIVEN this 12th day of January 1955. BOARD OF DIRECTORS, Wilson School District No. 25 of Mississippi County, Arkansas J. H. CRAIN, President J. E. CRAIN, Secretary 7 SeMo Teams In Action Tonight Kennett to Invade Carufhersville; Bragg City Host to Sfeeft By SONNY SANDERS CARUTHERSViLLE — Seven Pemiscot County basketball teams play tonight with none of the teams leaving the county. Five games are on the slate. Caruthersville's Tigers will be trying to get another victory after upsetting Deering Friday night. The Tigers p]ay host lo Kennett's Indians in an A and B doubleheader. The Indians are from neighboring Dunklin County. The Steele Bulldogs will journey to Bragg City for a battle with the county's leading team. Wardell Plays Manila Wardell's Cardinals will be host ,o Manila, Ark., in a cage tilt that will probably see 'the Cardinal's Jerry Burnett try for many baskets to keep his scoring record high. Coach Rom Malone's Holland msketballers are scheduled to lost to Cooler and Hayti's Indians will play host to Senath, from nearby Dunklin County. Pemiscot teams inactive tonight will be Deering and Braggadocio, $129.95 to $189.95. Easy terms. Liberal trade-in. Come in today. Adams Appliance Co. Inc. Welch defeated Boyett and Roberts won over Lester. STOP, THIEF! . . . Bui suppose he doesn't? Next best thine In recovering •tolcn goods fe having: burglary insurance. Call us today. RAYMOND ZACHRY 118 N. 3nd. Insurance Agency Phone 3-8815 \ \ To be good to yourself \ in 1955... few tat My. Bfcwled WWsdey. 86.8 Proof. 85% Orarn Ncutr<H

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