The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 23, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 23, 1955
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW8 PACK WIN! Mojor Leogue Previews Phils Are Doubtful Flag Factor Blackwater Hosts 4-H Tourney The Blackwater 4-H Club, Boy Scouts and Home Demonstration Club were hosts at the recent 20th annual Mississippi County 4-H basketball tournament. Winners in the various divisions of the tournament were Promised Land "B" boys. Lost Cane "B" girls, Victoria "C" girls and Leachville "0" boys. Twenty games were played in the tournament with eight trophies, valued at about S50, being awarded by the Blackwater 4-H Club to first and second place winners in each of the four divisions. Participating 4-H Clubs included those from Blackwater, Victoria, Lost Cane, Milligan Ridge. Number Nine. Promised Land and Leachville. Winning teams shown are: LOST CANE B GIRLS (Upper lent— Front row (left to right): Janis Bourland, Wealtha Kay Matties, Shirley Montgomery, Glenda Southern, Sherrie Lewis, Lavonne Boren, Doris McCallie; second row: Bobbie Sivage, Glenda Towles, Margarett Deeds, Sally Welch. Joan Morgan and Coach Cleo Gulley. LEACHVILLE C BOYS (upper right, left to right): Butch Smith, Jerry Edwards, Ronnie Bridges/ Brice Weinberg, Michael Atkerson, Larry Towell, Jimmy Gilpatrick, Ronnie Crawford, Larry Shumaker, Jerry Ward, Billy Byrd, Bobby Potter. Ronnie Glass and Coach Bill Adams. PROMISED LAND B BOYS deft)—Front row (left to right): Larry McPeake, Jerry Garner, Robert , Cole, Marion Proctor, Barry Ball; second row: Coach C. C. Dulaney, William Waldrun, Durley Jarrett, Lloyd Cole, Raymond Hendrix. Victoria C girls were not present for pictures. US Continues Its Lead In Pan-Am Game Diving MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States look dead aim at three more swimming championships in the Pan-American Games today, and in the case of diving queen Patricia McCormick, of California, the old story of sticking by the champion still held good. The ^(i-year-old Pasadena artist team, led by Lurlyne captured the three-meter spring- bcmrd crown and led the United States to a sweep of the first three places in th,e event yesterday. On tap lute this afternoon in the National University's ornate Olympic stadium were gold medal finals in the 400-meter freestyle and 100-meter backstroke for men, and the 100-meter freestyle for women Basketball, baseball, water polo and other sports continued today. and Rtuh Cannon, each witli 19 points, whipped Chile 62-43 and won the Pan-American championship. The United States has only to drieat winlcss Venezuela tonight to annox the men's 'jnsketball title, thanks to an upset victory by Brazil over Mexico last, night 65-59. The U.S. over-nil unofficial scoring continued to soar. The count for the top teams today stood: Shantz Reports Arm Feeling Fine WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., (/Pi- Bobby ShnnU, sideLined practically all" of last season with an ailing shoulder, worked two innings yesterday and reported his arm felt fine. The Kansas City Athletics 1 pitcher allowed the Brooklyn "B" team two runs and two hits. He threw a lot of curves but kept his fast ball at about three-quarter speed Brooklyn rallied for eight runs in the lust two innings to gain a 10-9 decision. Southern State Plans To Drop 3 Spring Sports MAGNOLIA, Ark. Wi — Southern Hate' College Is going to drop .rack, tennis and golf from its spring .sports schedule, except for Kirticipating in state tournaments. Dr. Doiph Camp, president, of Southern, said the Muleriders will ield a baseball team. The U.S. women's basketball [ United States l,081!.i, Argentina 4G1! 2 . Mexico SO!!. Queen Patricia of the diving ranks won the three-meter title with a total of H2.42 points. Pressing her closely all the way through the 10-divc: schedule were Jeanne Sltuiyo, a Detroit Uziiversity freshman from' Gary, Ind., and Emily Houghton, from Purdue Universitj at Lafayette, Ind. Jeanne scored 137.41 points ana Emily 133.12. THE CHOICE OF DANIEL STER! The greatest name in bourbon—historic favorite of famous men—now in a lighter, milder, lower-priced 86 Proof bottling as a companion to the world-renowned 100 Proof Bottled in Bond! NOW-TWO GREAT BOTTLINGS! 86 PROOF Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Celebrated Old Crow—lighter, milder and lower-priced than the 100 Proof Bottled in Bond BOTTLED IN BOND 1OO PROOF Kentucky Straight Bourbon Wliiakoy The molt fim.HU of bonded bourbons aviilable ti uiual "T//c Greatest Name in Bourbon" THE OLD CROW DISTILLERY COMPANY, FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY Knuckleballer Expected to Aid Cardinal Bench CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Curt Simmons' sore left shoulder and trouble spots at right field and second base make the Philadelphia Phillies a doubtful pennant factor in Manager Mayo Smith's freshman year. Smith, coming up from Birmingham after an apprenciticeship in the New York Yankee chain has j pretty mucr the 1 same club that b a rely finished fourth, 22 games behind New York, Last season. Simmons' sore s h o u 1 der may loosen up under the hot Florida sun. eneral Manager Roy Hamey points to the record and says "any guy who can pitch 253 innings doesn't have a sore arm." Simmons, not yet 26, says he had similar pains last summer that disappeared when he warmed up. If southpaw Simmons shakes ofi his troubles, as the club predicts, the Phils still must uncover some new power and a tighter defense to hold their first division berth. One of .Smith's first moves was set In left field and Richie Ashburn (.313), working on a streak of 730 consecutive games, Is the center fielder. Peanuts Lowrey (.115 with St. Louis) will handle the pinch-hitting but he's also fighting for' the right field Job. Robin Roberts (23-15) Is the big man of the pitching staff. Simmons should better his 14-15 record If he shakes off his shoulder miseries. Herm Wenmeler (10-11) was acquired from Cincinnati In June to become the No. 3 man. Veteran Murry Dickson will bt used for "spot" work against certain clubs on a once-a-week basis. Two rookie righthanders from Syracuse, Jim Owens (17-9), and Jack Meyer (15-11) have major league stuff, but Smith must di- clde if they're ready. Pastrano and Andrews Meet in Televised Bout CHICAGO (AP) — Willie Pastrano, 19, a clever middleweight i'rom down South who has been a pro four years, tonight takes on crowd-pleasing Al Andrews in his nationally .elevised ring debut at Chicago Stadium. Mayo Smith ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., lift— Bob Tiefenauer, a 25-year-old knuckleball specialists up for his third try at the majors, might give the St. Louis Cardinals their best one-two bullpen punch in several years. The 6-foot 2-inch righthander from 'Desloge, Mo., was cut loose by the Cards in the spring of 1948 but was rehired that fall when his kriuckler was discovered. "I never threw the knuckler before," Tiefenauer recalled yesterday when talking of those days seven years ago, "Because I never had the sense to shake off the catcher." . Now the pitch is his ace-in-the- hole. Tiefenauer, so far this spring. has allowed only three hits, fanned six and given up no runs in six innings of work. Big Frank Smith, acquired from Cincinnati in the trade for Ray Jablonski and Gerry Staley, is expected to carry the large part of the Cards bulipen chores this Read Courier News Classified Ads. I Keil son—their weak spot since arm to restore Granny Hamner (.299) to his old shortstop job. That left a gap at second base that he hopes Lou Ortiz (.225 at Rochester j, a 30-year-old former St. Louis Cardinal farmhand, or Bobby Morgan (.262) can fill. Westlake at First Base Earl Torgeson (.271) probably will give way at first to Jim Westlake (.285 at San Francisco) a brother of Wally, the Cleveland outfielder. Westlake has made a fine early impression Del Ennis (.261), who hi5 25 homers and drove in 119 runs, is trouble ended Eddie Yuhas' career and age caught up with Al Brazle. "I told Eddie (Stanley) I just need a lot of work," Tiefenauer said in talking of his control, "and when I do pitch often I can get the knuckler over." But wildness doesn't appear part of his troubles so far this year. Stanky i on record as saying if Tiefenaue. can get the knuckler over the j plate he'll make the club. Pastrano risks a string of eight straight victories against Andrews, the Superior, Wis., battler who always .sets a fast, bruising pace. The 10-round bout is the first Pastrano has fought above the Mason-Dixon .Line. He is from New Orleans and recently has been fighting out of Miami Beach, Fla., where he plans to make a home for his wife and raise a family. They expect their first child in July. The youngster has a stinging right, and snapping left jab but, like Andrews, IE not recognized for knockout power. Because Illinois boxing laws prohibit a fighter un- ier 20 to be matched for more than eight rounds without a special waiver. Pastrano had to get his mother's permission for the An- drews' bout. Since turning- pro Pastrano has fought as a featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and middleweight. He has defeated, among others, Bobby Dykes and Jacques Roy and has 29 victories in 35 starts. He lost four and fought two draws. Andrews is a durable, busy-fisted battler who lost a close decision in his last start to Joey Giardello Jan. 27 at Norfolk, Va. The bout is scheduled for 10 p.m. EST. The youngest player on the major league rosters this spring is infielder Harmon Killebrew of th« Washington Senators. He's 18. Phone 3-8233 PLYMOUTH WINS '•• * $ FOR 1955 STYLING^ OVER "OTHER 2" LOW-PRdE CARS BY VOTE OF ALMOS4 TO 1 THOUSANDS PREFER PLYMOUTH'S STYLING IN NATION-WIDE SURVEYI A well-known independent research organization asked thousands of people- in New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles—to compare the appearance of '55 models of the three low-price cars. Opinions were received from *'. men and women—from people f, of all ages—from owners of all ' the different makes of cars. ; . ' , The results of this survey |i * - j <, have been summarized below. 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