The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 28, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 28, 1955
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Weaker Teams Helped By Pro Football Draft **** * ¥ * * Baltimore Plucks Prize Plums . By WILL GKIMSLEY NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the slickest quarterbacks of the 1954 college season — George Shaw of Oregon and Ralph Guglielmi of Notre Dame — may ply their trade within 35 miles of each other next fall and make contenders of two of the weaker sisters in the National Football League. Shaw, a 185-pound throwing whiz who led the nation's major colleges in total offense, was the surprise bonus pick of the Baltimore Colts in yesterday's prolonged professional draft, enabling the Washington Redskins gleefully to pluck the All America Guglielm: Seixas, Trabert Cop Australian National By GORDON TAIT ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Tony Trabert and Vic Seixas followed up their Davis Cup triumph today by becoming the first American team to win the Australian national doubles tennis championship in 22 years. Playing in 88-degree heat, they whipped Australia's Lew Hoad and en Rosewall 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 3-6, 6-1. They overpowered the Aussies with a faultless display In the final set. Ellsworth Vines and Keith Gled- tiill of California were the last American team to win the Austral- inn doubles, in 1B33. Offset Rally The brilliant play of Trabert and Seixas in the fifth set offset a rally by Hoad and Rosewall that squared the match after they had lost the first two sets. So deadly was the Americans' execution that the final set was over In 12 minutes. They yielded only three points while taking a 5-0 lead. After Hoad won his service for the Aussies' only game of the set, the Americans gained two match points at 40-15 with Seixas serving. Serve Helped The Aussies went to deuce but the Americans took the advantage on a Seixas bullet serve that Hoad was unable to return. Hoad then netted a volley to give the Americana set and match point. Trabert, only U.S. survivor In the singles, battles Rosewall in the semifinals tomorrow. Seixas Was eliminated from the singles by Hoad In a quarterfinal match. Johnson Meets Fuentes on TV Tonight PHILADELPHIA (If) — G e o r g e Johiuon, of Trenton, N.J., and Ramon Fuentes, of Los Angeles, try to climb over each other to better days in boxing tonight in their 10-round nationally televised bout at Convention Hall. The 23-year-old Johnson, who spent most of 1954 in a sick bed with an appendectomy and tonsil trouble, !• repared in top shape and hope* to improve on his ranking m the 10th best middleweight. With a record of 28 wins. 31 by knockout, and 5 losses, Johnson hope* to uie Fuentes as an eraser to get rid of the stigma of his last night when he lost to Charley Salas at Miami Beach utter entering the ring as a 3-1 favorite. His principal claim to fame is a TKO victory over MOSM Ward. Fuentel, 38. It rated fourth in the pack of welterweights trying to get Into the ring with champion Johnny Saxton or leading contender Carmen Basilio. He has 'a record of 31 victories, 4 losses and 1 draw. NBC will telecast the bout at 10 p.m. BST. Skeeter Kell To Quit Baseball JONESBORO, Ark. Ufl — Everett (Sltccter) Kell, second bnsemnn recently added to the Memphis Chicks' roster, is quitting baseball to join a sporting goods firm. Jim Lyons, manager of the firm, sniri yesterday. Kell, brother of Third baseman GCOTRC Kell oi the Chicago White Sox, hit .280 in 87 games for Savannah. On.,, last season. Tile 25-year- old Swlfton. Ark., native once played briefly with the Philadelphia Athletics. Me was known as a good fielder but light hitter. Lyons said that Kell also would give up his basketball coaching Job at Grubbs, Ark., High School. The sporting: goods firm has stores in Jonesboro and Arkadel- phin, Ark. CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY. IN THK CHANCERY COURT, WARNING ORDER ARKANSAS ' Robert Pnrnell Roberts, Pltf. vs. • No. 12894 Elizabeth Ann Roberts, Dft. The defendant, Elizabeth Ann Roberts, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days In the court nnmcd In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the p! Inlff. Robert Parnell Roberts. Dated this 27th day of Jnnunry, 1955. OERAI.nlNE LIBTON, Clerk Ily DONNA SIMMONS, D. C. Elborl S. Johnson, ntty for pltf. i'.^x Harrison, Ally Ad Lltcm 1/28-2/4-11-18 Mnurlco Richard of tho Mon- rcnl Canndlims scored both Ills nnd -IMth Nnti'-al Hockey League i,oul» amiihst Al Rollins of Chicago. Osceola Teams Play Tonight Junior and Senior Seminoles to Host Marked Tree Fives OSCEOLA — The Osceola Seminoles junior and senior basketball teams will be shooting for their tenth win of the season tonight against Marked Tree teams in a doubleheader event on the Seminoles home court. With a 63-53 win under their belts over Armorel, the Osceola Seminoles have probably established themselves as the number two team in the county as have their young brothers when they won their ninth game against Armorel 43-41. The overall record for the seniors Is 9-5 and for the juniors it is an'outstanding 0-1 count. With the county tournaments lees than a month away and with the pairings for the tournament being set up this week it could be both the Seminoles teams will draw the number two slot in the senior and junior drawings behind Dyess' two teams. Tonight's game with Marked Tree will give the Seminole clubs a better focus on their team's capabilities as pre-game Indications are the Marked Tree ball teams have two outstanding teams, but the Seminole teams have been progressing along and are capable of giving any team a rough nfght. Probable starters for tonight's games; For the Seniors: Wade Rogers and Jack Reeves, guards; Dick Lucas, center; Bopper Cone and Nelson Hopkins, forwards. Por the juniors: Ray Mann and Logan Young, guards; S. E. Stovall or Lloyd Moore, center; J. W. Reese and Jerry Hill, forwards. Brooks Drafted By Detroit Lions NEW YORK UFl — Two Arkansas football players were drafted by professional football teams in the drawing yesterday. Bud Brooks, Arkansas' all- America guard, was 'taken on the fifth round by the Detroit Lions. Bill Brunner, Arkansas Tech back, was drafted on the 22nd Wilbur Ewbank, the Baltimore coach, explained his choice of Shaw, B third-string AH America, over the highly touted engineer of Notre Dame's fighting Irish. Think Shaw is Best "We think Shaw is the best quarterback in the country, barring none," he said. "We know he Is a great passer—he proved it with a losing team. We weren't too sure about the passing of Cuglielml because Notre Dame isn't essentially a passing team." The Colts In their first regular pick seized Alan (The Horse) Ameche, stampeding All America fullback from Wisconsin, giving them a potent one-two punch on the ground and in the air. Seers of the professional circuit immediately labeled Baltimore a team to be contended with in 1955 -The Colts were next to last in the Western Division last fall with a 3-9 record. Tightened League "The dralt tightened the league considerably In my opinion," said Commissioner Bert Bell. "Baltimore and Washington particularly strengthened themselves." Both Baltimore and Washington expect their top draft choices to be available. The draft, delayed by careful checks of the military draft status of the various players, continued well into the night. Today league directors concern themselves mainly with business matters and may even get their teeth into proposed rule changes by late afternoon. Main Proposal The main proposal is that the ball be declared dead as soon as a player hits the ground. This Is to prevent piling on. The suggestion of a seven-point touchdown is headed for the ashcan. The question of a Canadian-XT.S. peace was pigeon-holed for the remainder of the weekend after the new president of Canada's Big Four, Ralph Cooper, of Hamilton, Ont., put In a surprise appearance and announced the Canadians were bent on peaceful settlement of raiding problems. Decade Double At Race Track HAIi/ANDAUE, Pla. &P)—A new 180-foot extension to the cantilever grandstand at Gulfstream Park will bring the track's seating capacity to 18.000. aproximately double what it was 10 years ago. The stream addition Park's will make Gulf- seating capacity among the first half dozen in the nation. The work will be completed in time for the ,42-day meeting starting March 4. , according to round by the Green Bay Packers. President James Donn. l«d the American Association. International Ltarue and Southern Association in batiine. respectively. (NEA) Scouts Pick Recruits Likely to Succeed Indians' Score Struck Out 330 In 215 Innings By HARRT OKAYSON NBA Sports Editor NEW YORK — (NBA) — Major league scouts agree on a half-dozen recruits coming up this spring. They are: Southpaw Herb Score, joining the Indians. Karl spooner .left-hand pitcher, and Shortstop Chico Fernandez, reporting to the Dodgers. Catcher Hal Smith, obtained by the Orioles from the Yankees via Columbus of the American Association. Outfielder Bill Virdon, stepping up to the Cardinals. Outfielder Bob Lennon, paged by Basketball Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Marquette 73, New Orleans Loyola 70 Arkansas State M, Austin Peay 60 New Mexico Western 12, Panhandle (Okla) A&M 64 Denver 73, Colorado A&M 68 Jablonski to Help Ted Kluszewski's Homer Output CINCINNATI — (NEA) — Ray Jablonski, obtained from the Cardinals, is expected to help Ted Kluszewskl of the Reds in the big first baseman's run at Babe Ruth's major league home run record of 60. "Jablonski'! big right-hand bat in the lineup," points out Gabe Paul, "will prevent managers from throwing too many lefthand pitchers at the Redlegs and the pitchers will not be able to walk Klu purposely." Third Baseman Jablonski drove in 112 runs in 1953, 104 In '54 to become one oi the, very few ever to chase across 100 runners In each of his first two campaigns in the majors. mile mlny the bourbon that's M*'» th* architect who built th* eoncrat* and gt*M towari of a world-Turnout »Kylln*. Now h«'» just ta«t«d ch*«rful Old Sunny Brook. On* ilp .., anrfj fit'* got that Sunny Brook • mll*l : KENTUCKY \ STRAIGHT t BOURBON J WHISKEY : 155 4 85 305 : , & i't. 4/5 ri. : , oho o«»lobff : KENTUCKY * • L I N DC O t WH I I K CY MOO?. KENTUCKY BUNDED WHISKEY CONTAINS &3% GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS THi Olp SUNNY HOOK COMPANY, LOUIS VI Lit, KENTUCKY the Giants. Half of them — Score, Spooner and Lennon—established new league records. Five Led their leagues. Score gives the Indians another firebailer. Powdering the ball for Indianapolis, the 22-year-old fanned 330 in 215 innings, par lor the course and then some and a new American Association irlark. Hank Greenberg and some more predict he will lead the American league in strikeouts ahead oi Bob Turley. He bagged 22 white losing 5 with an earned-run average of 2.62 lowest in the AAA circuit. As concrete evidence that every ball he throws does something, the 23-year-old Spooner struck out 262, a new Texas League record, despite the fact that he was out a month with a knee injury that required an operation. Spooner, 6 feet and 185 pounds, then fanned 27 Giants and Pirates in his only two big league outings lor new N.L. recruit i figures. ] Fernandez batted .232 for Man- i treal while manufacturing 44 dou-! bles, three triples and five home runs. He continued hitting wfell enough in the Cuban Winter League. That's all this willowy, catlike, six-foot, 23-year-old Havana Special has to do to make Pee Wee Reese move over.'whlch the veteran captain is perfectly willing to do. Fernandez gives the Dodgers an even greater surplus of infielders, so there could be a rather important deal or two. • • • There are foxy foragers who contend that Smith — six feet, 185 pounds and 25—is the finest receiver and thrower in the business. And while Bmitty doesn't pull the ball, he topped American Association batters with .350. Smith is one of the principal reasons why Paul Richards let Turley, Don Larsen and Bill Hunter go to the Yankees in the 13-player transaction. Gus Triandos, an- olher catcher obtained by the Orioles in that barter, hit 13 home runs for Kansas City while batting .295, but will play first base for Baltimore. Virdon, 23, an accomplished center fielder, put on glasses to belt 22 home runs and show the way to -the International League batters with .334. Lennon, 28, and also highly competent in center field, improved so much in batting in a year that he established a new Southern Association record for home runs with 64 while showing the way to the wheel's hitters with .345. Where's that guy who said stick- out ball players no longer were being developed? Marquetfe Owns Long Win Streak Warriors Claim 14th Victory with Win Over Loyola By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Even Marquette Coach Jack Niigle must be surprised over the Warriors basketball success this season after their mediocre showing a year ago. Marquette, the nation's nth- ranking team, has put together a 14-game winning streak—longest in collegiate circles this season—after an opening loss to Michigan State. Beat Loyola The Warriors extended their skein with a 13-70 victory over Loyola of the South last night. The streak will be on the line when the teams meet again in New Orleans tonight. Nagle took over the helm at Marquette last season and hia team won 11 and lost 15. Although Marquette had 10 lettermen returning for the 1954-55 campaign, Nagle never figured that his club would improve as much as it has. Hard Pressed Last night the Hilltoppers were hard-pressed to repel Loyola. Marquette piled up a 36-22 halftime bulge, but then had to .withstand a last-half surge by the New Orleans club. Rube Schultz led the Marquette attack with 25 points. Action again was light last night with most of the major teams still idle due to midyear examinations. Denver broke an 11-game Skyline Conference losing streak by upsetting defending champion Colorado A&M 73-69. Denver led at halftime 35-32 and never was headed. Hialeah race track runs nine races daily during its 40 day season fr»m Jan. \1 through March 3. Bowling is one of th* oldest of sports. Its origin is traced to the Egyptians of 5200 B. 0. PONTIAC SERVICE voted by the public No. 1 in the industry! In a recent extensive nation-wide survey to determine owner reaction to dealer service practices, owners of all makes of cars were asked fourteen pertinent questions about the type of service they received from their dealer. Ponliac dealers rated first or second on ten of these questions — to win top position in the industry. Among those practices in which Pontiac dealers were rated first by their customers were: accurate estimates, work finished when promised, appreciation of patronage, quality work, fair prices, correct diagnosis and attention to minor details — in short, all the factors important to building goodwill. There can be no better evidence of the progressiveness and responsibility of Pontiac dealers than this. With an outstanding product, unsurpassed owner goodwill and the best customer relations in the industry, it is easy to see, there's a brighter future than ever for Pontiac dealers. PONTUC MOTOR DIVISION OF GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION (This Information obtained from NADA, official publication of the National Automobile Dealers Association.) The all-new'55 RONTIAC with the 180-HP STRATO-STREAK V-8 NOBLE GILL PONTIAC, INC Ptioni 3-6817 Fifth & Walnut

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