The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 31, 1955 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 31, 1955
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 81, W5B Yanks Operate Spring Racket As Usual; Fatten Bank Book 10AOINC UP—Rocky Marciano packs his fighting equipment as he gets ready to move into his Calistoga, Calif., training camp where he'll prep for defense against Don Cockell at San Francisco. May 16. Pep Felled in Disputed Split Decision Battle PARKS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Two judges gave Gil Cadilli a split decision over comebacker Willie Pep last night. But the referee, writers and uncounted TV watchers figured Willie, aging former world featherweight champion, was the winner. Young Ceadilli, 22, of Son Jose, Calif., started Pep's right eye bleeding in the fourth round of their 10-round fight before 3,000 airmen und audience. a national television Before the bleeding -eye slowed him, Pep, 32, had been building a good point margin over the always boring in Cadilli, a mate of Middleweight Champion Bobo pi- Manager Sid Flaherty's son in stable. . Many airmen booed the verdict, but there were some cheers. In San Francisco, indignant TV fans grabbed their telephones. Sports desks of both the Examiner and Chronicle reported a flood of protesting calls. One phoning fan said the decision was so bad "even my children complained." Another said 'boxing wrestling." getting as bad as Judges Eddie James and Tommy Bosnich each gave Cadilli 56-54 point Cards. Referee Jack Downey called it 58-52 for Pep. The AP card was 55!i-54! for Pep under California's 11 points a round. A's Make Payoff For Three Castoffs By ED W1LKS The Associated Press The New York Yankees may be best known for their success in the fall World Series, but they have a pretty sweet racket going for them in the springtime, too. It's something of a sleight of j homered with a man on for a 3-1 hand operation. First they have decision. Pittsburgh got the night- some excess players on hand and j cap 2-0. with rookie southpaw then suddenly they have some big 1 Roger Sawyer and right-hander lumps of cash from clubs scram- j Elroy Face holding the Orioles to bling after any players they can two hits. get their hands on. In the past, for instance, the Yanks have cornered somewhere around 5100,000, give or take a grand or two, by "reluctantly" parting with such former stars as Vic Raschi, Johnny Lindell and Billy Johnson. All three went to the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League. The Cards shelled out a 510.000 Southpaw Billy Hoeft, threatened with bullpen duty, gave up just three hits in six innings as Detroit whipped Boston 9-3. Pete Runnells had three hits and a walk, good for two runs driven in, to lead Washington's 13-hit attack in an 8-5 decision over Cincinnati. Milwaukee and Brooklyn, high on the contender list for the National waiver price for Lindell in Mai' League pennant, battled 1-1 until I960- about S15.000 and Don Boll- the eighth. Then Jim (No-Hit) weg'for Johnson in May 1951; and Wilson walked four and gave up $75,000 for Baschi in February I a single to Sandy Arrioros letting 1954. None of the three really paid | in two runs. The dodgers won 3-2. off for the Cards. It was simply a matter of the Yankees getting rid of some established stars with dubious futures. Now the Yanks appear to have done themselves one better. They've picked up "In excess of $50,000" for three players—two of whom not only have dubious futures, but dubious pasts as well. 'Sure Arm' Blackwell to A's The deal sent veteran Ewell Blackwell, reliefer Tom Gorman and first baseman Dick Kryhoski to the Kansas City Athletics, Blackwell, now 32, established himself as the right-handed "whip" in 1850-51 with Cincinnati. But he's had his trouble since. The Yanks Just put him back on the active list—he voluntarily retired last spring with a sore arm — but he appeared destined for a Gorman, 29, has been up and down in the Yanks' system since 1946. He had a 10-7 record in three tries with the Bombers. Kryhoski. 30, has been known to swat a ball out of the park, but at other times he's hit around .260. While the deal was "being settled, the Yankees were involved in their final Florida game of the spring. It was an atrocious thing, finally endine in a 10-10 tie with the Philadelphia Phillies after 12 innings. Johnny Kucks. the Yankees' bright rookie pitcher, and Jim Owens, the Phils' promising young hurler, were slapped around for the first time in the exhibition trials. Orioles, Pirates Split Baltimore and Pittsburgh split a double-header. The Orioles made off with the first game, despite only three hits, as Hoot Evers The New York Giants and the Cleveland Indians had a slugfest in their final Arizona game of the spring.. Six home runs were hit, tour by the Tribe, but Foster Castleman's single won it for the Giants in the ninth 12-11. Sports Roundup Baseball Is Dead in Florida TAMPA (AP) — For thousands of fans here on the west coast of Florida, the baseball season now has come and gone for another year and they can settle down to their fishing and their shuffleboard until the big league clubs come tliis way again. If you want to know what is happening to a game which once was played in every town large enough to have a public water system, that is about the best way we know to tell you. Here in a rich, populous area which includes Tampa, Clearwater, St.Petersburg, Bradenton and Sarasota, baseball is dead and gone. There is talk of reviving the corpse, but nobody seems to take it very seriously. Ironically, both this city and Clearwater have just dedicated modern new baseball parks which in their appointments equal anything in the major leagues. Yet neither was erected with any real thought of housing a local team. It is probable that neither ever will. The locker rooms were constructed to specifications supplied by the clubs which use them for a month in the spring, the Chicago White Sox and the Philadelphia Phils. The distances of the fence? were even made to match as closely as possible those in the Sox's and Phils' home parks. The only thought, in other words, was to make sure that the big leaguers will be happy and will continue to come this way. There was no thought of helping minor league ball to survive. There was a time before Branch Rickey dreamed up the farm system when an independent owner could have operated in this city and the others named above and t;one along making himself a comfortable bit of money year after i year, largely, through the sale of | the better players he produced to the big leagues. He had something Stanky Gets Good News From Raschi COLUMBUS, Ga. (fP)— Manager Eddie Stanky, who said his St. Louis club was the best defensively in his four years as manager, had good news from pitcher Vic Raschi before the club broke camp in Florida yesterday. Raschi, sidelined with a slipped spinal disc, said he threw "extra hard for 10 to 15 minutes" and "outside of a tittle stiffness. I felt no pain." Relief hurler Frank Smith has developed a stiffness in his right (pitching> shoulder but Stanky said trainer Bob Bauman wasn't KC Municipal Stadium to Seat 35,000 Persons Sellout Assured For Firsr Gom« At A's New Home By SKIPPER PATRICK KANSAS CITY (SI — Municipal stadium' will be ready for 35.000 customers when the Kansas City Athletics make their American League debut against the Detroit Tigers here April IS. That's from Bert Senter of the Winn-Senter Construction Co. which took on a special trades partner, Del Webb of New York Yankee affiliation, for the job of rebuilding old Blues Stadium up to major league standard. Bill MacPhall, public relations director of the Athletics, said advance season ticket sales and requests for single-game tickets indicate all of the 30,920 permanent seats will be occupied for the opener and that standees will boost the crowd to about 35,000. Season ticket sales, Including boxes and reserved seats, total about 5,100. The number is expected to be boosted considerably before April 12. Senter said today that rebuilding—actually construction of a new stadium—was ahead of the time schedule. "About 15 working days have been lost because of bad weather," Senter said, "but we've been able to take up the slack and we are in good shape." Senter said it's "mostly a finishing-up job" of the double deck stadium now. All heavy construction work .has been completed. Last of the permanent seats should be installed by this weekend "if the weather continues good." Included in the finishing up job will be the installation of lights for night games, some plumbing and additional sodding of the playing field. ASC Spring Teams Busy This Week JONESBORO — Arkansas State College track and baseball teams swing into action this weekend, the thinclads meeting Southwestern here tomorrow and the round- bailers taking on Southern Illinois here Saturday. Friday agternoon's meet with the "concerned about it." The Cards meet the Chicago White Sox here today in their first game on a barnstorming trip home. NCAA Boxing Tourney Opens they wanted, and he could wait for the highest bid. The farm system has, of course, ( corrected that, and the few inde- j pendent owners who have survived j the tentacles of the big fellows ] are harassed individuals, working j at a terrific disadvantage against the other clubs in their leagues which just now are receiving reinforcements from the mother teams by every bus and train POCATELLO, Idaho Ul — The World Series of college boxing opens today amid assurances the sport is in fine health. Sixty-one boxers from 17 schools in the United States and Hawaii climb into the ring in quest of the national team title and nine individual championships. The assurances college boxing is in good health come from two veterans in the sport. Crip Toomey, chairman of the NCAA Boxing Rules Committee, and Johnny Walsh, boxing coach at the University of, Wisconsin since 1936. Army, Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania State announced recently they were dropping the sport. Both Toomey and Walsh admitted college boxing would miss the four Eastern schools. But they expressed confidence the four colleges would continue intramural programs and eventually return to intercollegiate competition. And, they said, the addition of eight other schools, .mostly in the South and Southwest, more than offsets the loss. QUARTER-MILE PROSPECTS - Three prospective Chickasaw quarter-milers take the first turn in a practice dash at the high school oval. Reading left to right, they are Jimmy Earls, soph- omore, Freddy Rounsavall. junior, and Jimmy Bratcher, junior. It may be mere coincidence, but all three also are top end prospects on the Chick football team. (Courier News Photo) Top Thinks Nashua May Be Greater Than. Citation. By JOHN CHANDLER NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Arcaro, the nation's No. 1 stakes jockey, thinks Nashua is capable of becoming as great a horse as Citation — maybe even greater. But, said Arcaro today, the future book favorite for the Kentucky Derby still has to prove it, and he would rather withhold the superlatives until he sees what the Belair stud beauty does in the Derby and the other triple crown classics. Just in from Florida, where he piloted Nashua to a thrilling victory Saturday in the $148,750 Florida Derby at Gulfstream, Arcaro awaits the opening of the New York season tomorrow at Jamaica. "Certainly, I've got to be awfully high on this dude, but it's a little premature to try comparing him with Citation. We know what Citation could do. He would smother highly-regarded Southwestern Lynx will be the first of the season for the ASC track team. The Indian cindermen have been hampered in their pre-season practice by the frequent rains which flooded the Kays Field track. MOVING? Local or Long Distance CALL 3-8928 Beckham Moving & Storage Co. FRESH CAGED EGGS Delivered to jour dooi E. S. MULLINS&SON Ph. 3-4779 Day or Night Thanks... I wish to take this opportunity to thank my friends and business associates for their encouragement and patronage during my brief but interesting period in business. I sincerely hope that you will give the same consideration to the new owners of R. D. Hughes Company that you so generously accorded me. Having been called into. the. U. S. Navy naturally influenced me to sell the store, especially since I will be in service for a period of three years and four months. Again, let me thank you one and all, and I shall look forward to being associated with the people of Blytheville in some other enterprise after I have served my "hitch" in the Navy. I covet your continued good will «nd friendship. -Alan B e ,ru, OCJlS, Ntwport, R. I. PLANT BROADBENI HYBRIDS FOR MORE GROWTH, YIELD AND PROFIT BROADBENT HYBRID SEED CORN SoM by Hardy Sales & Service 705 Clcur Lake Ave. Langston & Langston Number 0 Blyrhevilli Curb Mkr. no r. Main SPECIAL SALE! SERVEL J TON AIR CONDITIONER With Thermostat Control $ 189 50 1954 Model Weis Butane Gas Co. S. Highway 61—Blytheville, Ark.—Ph. 3-3301 his field. Nashua Could Be Anything "Now this Nashua, he could be anything—nobody can tell what the future will bring. He's not as good as he will be later—he won't level out and do his best—jusi enough to win." Arcaro pointed out that last August when Nashua defeated Summer Tan by only a neck in the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga, he should have won easily. Nashua beat the same colt by a scant head in the Belmont Futurity. In the Flamingo at Hialeah in February, Arcaro had to go to the whip to beat Saratoga by a length and a half. Last Saturday, after Nfihua took the lead from First Cabin in the stretch, Blue Lem ranged up to challenge. Arcaro was forced to go to the bat again to squeeze out a victory—by a neck. "He should do it easy—but lie won't. Nashua has a terrific will to win. When a horse comes up to him, ne won't let him pass. "It might be easy for Nashua, but it's a helluva strain on me, trainer Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, owner William Woodward and anyone who's connected with the colt." IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CIIICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 16, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS, PLAINTIFF NO. 12,oU9 CERTAIN LANDS AND CLARA CROOME, et al, DEFENDANTS NOTICE OF SALE FOR DELINQUENT TAX ASSESSMENTS Notice is nereby given that the undersigned as Commissioner of the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, w:ll on the 20th day of April, 1055, at the South Door o! the Courthouse In Blytheville, Arkansas, within the legal hours for judicial sales, offer for sale, at public outcry, to the highest and best bidder lor cash, the following described lots, blocks and parcels of land situated in Drainage District No. 16, Mississippi County,, Arkansas, and within said Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, to-wlt: RURAL Assumed Name Parts of Sections Sec Twp Range Acres 1953 1954 Clara Crooine N 2\i Ac. . , . ] W!- E'i NW NW ' Ernestine Francway Lot 1 E',, NW NE : Laura E. Allen . N 40 ft. S 150 ft. Lot 17, E'.i NW NE W. M. Roberts . N 50 ft. .Lot . IB El,. NW NE i James Raleigh ! Adkerson ! John Causey .. 1 Paul and Lucile Wilson Lot 19 E'.i NW NE Lot 20 E'/j NW NE E 40 ft Lot 3 SW NE - Irregular Lots 14 15 15 15 1.78 .75 .25 .78 .75 .75 T O VI N OF MANILA IRREGULAR LOTS Sec Twp Range Mary Jo Hutton E 85 ft. W 309 ft. NE NE Herman Singleton W 858 ft. ,E 352 ft. and Jackie Jean Fierce ,. Lot 6A NE NE F. C. McKemia Lot 2B NW NE F. C. McKemie E 50 ft. Lot 3A NW NW T O W \ O F SI A N HENRY ASIIABRANNER 15 15 15 9 .10 Charles Stroud Luler Riley Maggie Billings Marion Bishop M. O. Robertson Louise Ashabranner . Louise Ashabrnnner Louise Ashabranner ADDITION Lot Blork .. W 50 ft. 14-15-16 A ORIGINAL SURVEY 8 1 3 14 n j Olan Sales . I T. R. Short 28 183A and 100A 228 PARKVIEW ADDITION W 20 ft. 7 and 8 9 10 SOUTIISIDE SUBDIVISION 22 .75 .75 .54 .75 WEST END ADDITION Chas. E. Crow Chas. E. Crow Merlin Gilbert, Delia McGraw J. W. Dunn .. .. 3 .. 4 5A 5C . B .75 .75 .75 .75 .75 .10 .25 .15 .75 .75 .50 .75 .75 .75 .75 .75 .25 .75 .73 .25 .49 25 .75 .75 .14 1.11 1.11 .75 VV1LI.IFORD-GARRISON ADDITION Cora Nevins . 1 T 0 W N 0 F I, E A C II V I L L E Lot Block HAVES ADDITION B. L. and Sarah L. Roberts E V 2 10 3 j E. L. Stockingur N 100 ft. 1 4 : Victoria Justus W 50 [t. 4 4 IE. L. Stockinger 8 4 ' Elmer Smiley 5 5 O. J. HEUTER ADDITION 0, J. Heuter ... W 45 ft. 7 . A HOOKER ADDITION Unknown 12 MATTHEWS FIRST ADDITION E. D. Jones 10 3 MATTHEWS SECOND''ADDITION O. L. Bogart i 8 3 I O. L. Bogart 8A 3 MATTHEWS THIRD ADDITION Howard and Martha Selby ' 4 NELSON SECOND ADDITION Ott Myracle 1 and 2 June Ola Staudcnmayer ,E 60 (t. 6 SMITH ADDITION J. W. Buck 8 J. W. Buck n STAUDENMAYER ADDITION Ruby Buckner 6 B. and Ruth Plannigan S 33 ft. 9 Said sale Is made for the purpose of enforcing the Decree rendered by said Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on February 28, 1955, In above Cause No. 12,889, In which Drainage District No. 16 was plalntlfl and Certain Lands and Clara Crooine, el al, were defendants for the enforcement and collection of assessments for the years 1953 and 1954, together with the Interests, penalties, costs nnd attorney's fees, plus assessments being placed opposite each tract of land. SEAL WITNESS my hand as such Commissioner this 30th day of March, 1955. QERALDINE LISTON, Commissioner. Oscur Fendler, Attorney for Dralnag» District No, 16, I/1M/7-14 1 1 O a .75 .75 .75 .76 1.50 .50 .75 .25

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