The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1955 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 1, 1955
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS APRIL 1, 195» W I fewS V3u Ljcorgc 1et'4on Mitchell, Barnhill Pickup Three Chicks; Pass Towel A small gathering of Chlckasaw and Razorback football bon&len met over bKtiks and codec yesterday with University o[ Arkansas Coach Jack Mitchell and Athletic Director Johr Barnhill. They are on a swinR through the state In search of football talenl. but admit they arc having some dilltctllty nmllnif many Imjs Ihcj feel can help them. About 25 sports funs from thi.s area had lunch nt the Rustic Inn and heard Mitchell and Barnhill dampen the cryhiB towel. And by the time they got through, even the most .stout-he;n ted. had shed a few tears. ... Shanks, Fbng, Edgmon Committed Seems they have two major (asks: switching the admittedly good material from last year to the Mitchell-T, and llndiiiK enough Rood ball players In the state to 11!! out their freshman ranks. So far Ihey have only 14 state high school players committed to ncholarshlps and they say they've about run out of recommended prospects. So far they're batting 1.000, having obtained committments from every bov contacted. They added three to their list here yesterday. General Jack told the gathering that all three toys he had sought here from the ranks of the Chickasaws. Allan Shanks, John Ponfi and Danny Edcmon, had accepted scholarship!! and committed themselves to the University. All three had been sought by other schools. Shortage of Talent Bui, as Mitchell Indicated, a good recrultliii; average doesn't help if the talent just Isn't there to start with. Tackles FOUR and Shanks, for example, arc two of only six guards and tackles Mitchell has lined up amunc the 14 Arkansas prc|i stars lapped. Mitchell was concerned that high school coaches In the slate couldn't honestly recommend mure ot their hoys for scholarships. "We Just don'l know whore to llnd them, apparently," he said. He did express Interest In some other hoys In Mississippi County. Two In particular, Bolihy nlxcin of Kelscr and Wade Radnor*, were, to be approached by Mitchell. RodBcrs may already lie set for Itlr.c institute at Houston. ... Praite for Ex-Chicki Mitchell had only the highest regard, both as and students, lor the three former Chicks now at Fayctlevllle. nob Clill- etress, Billy Mlchnel and Bill Ollbow are cerUinly due to piny some football for the Hops In coining years, lie indicated. Though Ollhow Is hampered liy st/.e, he's a scrapper, and Mitchell Mid he probably will play some. He's burn fi'vim a four-year schul- »rshlp and will eel his education regardless, IHc roach said. Michael and Chiklri'ss lack only experience and are destined lo play a lot for Mitchell before they're through. Because of LhR large number of older boys with more experience, they may he red- shlrted next year. Mitchell Indicated he .would prefer that course rather than waste a year of their cliKllilllty wlien they probably wouldn't play murli unless a couple of boys are Injured. Both boys probably stand a chance of playing more ball in the long run If they do red-shirt. Both have given their consent, he said. IllCCKUITEKS HtiKE — University of Arkan- sii.s athletic director John Barnhill (left) and head football coach Jack Mitchell (right) chat with Chickasnw line coach Bill Stand! following a luncheon for the Ra/.orback officials at Rustic Inn yesterday. Mitchell and Barnhill are on tour seeking high grid talent. Three Chicks, John Pong, Allan Shanks and Danny Edgmon, are slated for Razorback scholarships. (Courier News Photo) Caruthersville Track Team Leaves for State-W/'c/e Meet CARUTHERSVILLE — Fifteen members of Carutbersvilie High's track squiid, along witli Coach Harry Dtirr, left in automobiles at noon Thursday for the twenty-third Annual indoor stale track meet til- Columbia, The meet is divided into A. and C classes with Cliiss C competition yesterday and Class A competition tomorrow. Class B competition, in wiiicii tiie Tigers arc entered, is .scheduled for today with preliminsu'les this afternoon and finals tonight. One hundred twelve high schools are entered in the Ihree-dny irV" 1 ., including 45 teams in the Class B B J group. More than 1,130 Missouri boys are entered. Cimithersville .students tlmt left yesterday were Dale Abernnthy. George Cook, Gerald Clayton. Louis Cook. .James fJarnell. Gill Edii- erton, Karl Mill, Lee Ilennett ones, Jim Leslie. Don l.ny, Morris Patterson, Jim Southern, Jnck Strode. Joe McCoy and Talmadge McCoy. U takes 40 giirdeners working all year lo keep up Ihe lawns and shrubbery at Hialoah. The race track is open during the non-racing MM son r.s a public park free to visit us. Bonus Rule Helps Dash Cage Records NEW YORK (AP) -— With the aid of the "bonus" free throw — or perhaps because of it — college basketball scoring hit its all-time high during the 1954-55 season and fouling dipped to its lowest level in six seasons. FJniil NCAA .service bunmu sin- sen.sons, finished second with n for major biuskct- ball, rclfNised today, showed an average two-team total of M5.3 points a game clurhiK the past season and an average of 37.8 fouls called In each Kiinie. The statistics cinhriiccd 3.U03 names In which 5(i7,llt) polnls \vero scored. The previous .scoring hlttt) wn.s 138.0 points a Rame In 1953. Lnst yi'iir the fly tire dropped to 137.1). Ihe first decrease .sinee the center jump was eliminated in I03(t. The uil-timc low In personal fouls wus M.f) a name in 1IJ4H and the hlfjcli 44 .fl in ID52. llll 3fi.9 ( ;J. Field Gonls New records for shoot Inn ac- curncy ulso were set as tin; mii- Jor col lew phiyer.s made 3ti,i) per cent o f their field tfoiil iitlempls and (iii.Si per cent of their free throws, us compared to 35.-1 and (ifi.2, year. For the I bird .straight yenr. Furnin won the lonin .scoring chnm- pionship with it.s third reeord- UmtkliiK teat. The Puludins. lirst major college team to reach the 90-polnl, level for a full season with DO.: 1 in 11)53, rni.sed Hint, murk lo 1)1.7 last year and to 05.3 during the pas! season. Dims Top Dofomler •Sun Francisco, the national col- legia le chump ion, won the deien- e title, allowing tin average of only Til!.] points n iJjime in -9 eon- tesl-s, iiu-ludinu '!ie NCAA tounm- ment, Oklx'.iomn A&M, top defensive »crnn in 1ft of the past 19 53.;t allowance. George Washington and Wake Forest filed new records for field j-ioal and free throw accuracy. George Washington hit per cent froni Ihe floor to better its 1954 mark of -15.6. Wake Forest's 75.6 per cent on free throws was the best of four marks which beat the old record of 73.0 by Texas In 1948. Niagara pulled the surprising feat of leading nil teams in percentage of rebounds and at the -same time setting n new national record for avoiding fouls. It recovered 62.4 per cent of possible rebounds and was charged with only 13.6 fouls n game. Chicago, New York GG Is Tie CHICAGO Ml — Well-condHIonod iimuleur boxers battled to a 4-4 team title deadlock In the annual intercity Golden Gloves bouts between Chicago and New York Itist Thc big show drew n tvosvd of 13.430 at Chicago .stadium. l ; 'or 10 minutes the throiiR hooted when James Archer, a rugged ^t)-yt'ar-oUl loiiM.shoremaii fro m New York wus awarded a split I hive round decision over \Villle Morion, stubby U.S. Air Force fishier on thc ChjcaKO team. The l'17-pound scrap was the liveliest of the nlfjht. There were no knockouts in the ei^hl championship bouts. The closest approach to one was by powerful I'klclle. Gatoe, another Air I ;i orce man on Mie Chicago sQiutd, He out \vpif4hed Roy Uullock. New Yot't teeuaner. '^3U to 181 pounds, and clubbed his oppinent to Ihe floor three times with savage viiihls in Ihe last round. Thc Ktvme Mullock always came back for Sports Roundup wy JaLhot Pony Loop Courtney Chisox Bright Spot First meeting of the year was TAMPA (API — The brightest spot in Hit- Chicago \Vhilt> Sox picturt' this spring, says l \ rl(1 lnst " i ^ 1 V« l . the YMCA by General Manager Frank Lane, has boon the spirited play of Clint Courtney, the bespectacled ""^ rouowUiromcors were elect- arid belligerent catcher he picked up during the winter in one of his mufliplayer deals with led: .1. w. Adams, chairman; the Baltmore Orioles. ' ichllds. Vice Ch:iinnnn: Jac It was thought for r time, with some reason, that Lane ncquived Courtney strictly as tradinp material, inasmuch as the Sox already had an esiablisheti caicln-i Jn Shorm Lollar, but it is evident that he has no .such thought now. The stubby backstop from Louisiana, finally given a chance to play with a contender, i? mnkiii 1 -! thc most of the opportunity. "I'd : .y he is ihe nne bright spot of the whole training eason," Lane said. "He's made several plays that -iiy m;innf;er Murty Marion says 'vere as great p .^ any he ever saw. In faci, Marty tells me that if J can get him P whole club ot Courtupy.s and .Jim Kivonts lic'H promise me i\ pennnnt. I\P says it you had nine who ptnycd ilie fiitine as hard us they do. somt" ot iliein couhin't help benip i;rcat." Spn-lal I'rlili- As it happens. Court re. mid Hi- vera were the .special pride and joy of Rogers Moresby when the Rajuh. now apparently wa.shed up for yood in the big show, \vn-s uitinu^itiiJi in the minors. Coui'inuy knocked in 79 runs f hiir nt nciiimionl in 1050 and employed V ready Iihts to help maintain di.sciplniL' nn the club. ! en. Srereliiry-Trensurer. folknunn M';IMHI Kivcru ; The fdllowing commiUees thr oulfirlU lor Hornsby at si'lccled: C-round.s ~ Bob L George Crowe, infielder with the Milwaukee Braves, played tor two •ears in (he Nesro Nationnl League ogetbcr with .such stars as Lurry Doby, Monte Ivvin nud Luke Easer. and 1ml the Co;i.';( League with 11 .liiiinj- mark ol .Sna while sealing Ii3 b:»st\s. llornsby snid. aflcr Hit" Sox bought Rlvi-ra tor ^(irj.OOU, liiai lie U';is ihr only pln-y- cr in ihr Kami 1 today \\hom would be in to .sec. Jim hasn'i quilt- lived up to that tlmviT.v nolicr, but he remain.s one of the principal coj;s in tlie While Sox machine and both Lane Msuion feel (his could be the yea. | i um Tn'"dak" of'btrlli "0^01- niter ht alt ins real .sttiridom. I January 1, 1!>-10. and Murray Smart; Umpires — Hei'b Child* «»c! Rill Stoval!: Emiipment - - Curt AndersDn and Rev. J-. W. Rainwater; Scoring — .Sam Norns, Rill Williams, and Elbcrl HnlI inan; TryoUls — Em- R. F OJID McCaskill; City Commission - - Curl Anderson. Registration will be^in April 15th and end the first day of tryouts I wnlcli will be held (he first week IUU| I in May. All hoys eligible must f i i i § i i i. People of Inherent Good Taste , tl MORE f« GLENMORE J) taste... MORE quality... MORE enjoyment... j j »**ry ,lrfp *ttltll«l and l.atll*,! ly GI.KN.MOIIK DISTII.r.KKTES COMPANY Louiivlllt, Kcnluckf An Important Tip To Property Owners It is now thc season for (crmitr.s to hcRin swarming. If you sec any of Ihcsc posts around your plarc, you had lictler get. • Isnsy and do somethiiiR about thorn. Because lenniles slay busy day and night, winter and summer. Don'l wait until you have an expensive repair. If you will call us we will give you free inspection and estimate. We are licensed by the Stale I'lanl Hoard and issue a continuous working contract. Superior Termite Co. 535 N. fith—Ulylhevillc, Ark.—Phone POplar 2-2350 more. It wn.s the eighth time in the 28- yciir series that Chicago iind New York teams battled to n deadlock. Chicago 1ms won 14 team crowns and New York .six, Including n 5-3 margin last year. Lou Receives Encouragement From Lefties WEST PALM BEACH. Fla. ffl — Manager Lou Boiidreaii received encouragement yesterday from the imsas City A's two top southpaw )itchcrs. Alex Kellner eul loose with his 'list ball for the first lime this spring and Bobby Shantz returned action after being hit in the icad by a batted bait Tuesday. Soudreau has been counting on jotli to overcome arm ailments hat cut their effectiveness last ienson. Before the A's broke camp and leaded for Savannah, Ga.. last light, "loudreau cut four more nen off the roster. First baseman iou Limmci, outfielder AI Pinkton, pitcher AI Duser and catcher Erie, McKenzle were sent to Colimbus of the International League. Heads Buick Sales Force Frank Ellis h:u rrrcnlly been proinotoil position of Sales at Bnlck C". Frank invltrs his many friends and cu.stomors to visit him anyilnif, and offrrs this friendly reminder .... "Hulck sales are sonrlnj; — it's the buy of the year! Be sure to .tee UK before you trade." Longston-McWatcrs Buick Co. Walnut Sc. Hroartwny Ph. 3-U55 De Marco, Sax ton Title Match May Depend On Old Ring Injury By BOB HOOHING BOSTON (AP) — Tony DeMarco's chances of winning the Welterweight boxing UU« from champion Johnny Saxton tonight depend largely on whether the local slugger can prove he's not a bleeder. . The healed knot of cartilage over DeMarco's left eye which a sparmate cut last December could be decisive in the 15-round battle for the 147-pound crown. The Boston Garden fight will not be televised or broadcast. DeMarco, No. 3 challenger, has escaped eye cuts in his past five bouts covering 32 rounds. But in his warmujxs for a scheduled December meeting with Joe Miceli, he was gashed along the ridge of hte chin and the fight was canceled. Since then he's had a lQ-round nontitle draw with lightweight champion Jimmy Carter, from which he escaped unscathed. Paddy Demarco opened a cut over Tony's left eyebrow in Octo- oer 1953, which Wilbur Wilson and Carlos Chavez resllced. Stitches were required In each case. Tony has been unbeaten in 16 bouts over the past 21 months but the cuts have given him some bad moments. •1 Setbacks in 43 Fights Of four setbacks in DeMarco's *3-fight professional career, twb L,-ame on technical knockouts because of bleeding. "They tell me he cuts easily and bleeds pretty freely," Saxton said with more than passing interest when he arrived in town. But DeMarco's manager Rip Valenti says those days are gone: "Sure Tony got cut but he's learned a lot since then. Lots of good fighters have been cut early in their careers but after they learned a little about defending themselves they never got cut again." It will be the first title defense i.n Snxton, the 24-year-old New York Negro, since winning the championship from Kid Gavilan in Philadelphia last October. His two intervening engagements - were a split decision over Ramon Puentes and a loss to Middleweight Ron Delaney. Odds ranged from 12-5 to 2-1 on the champion only a week after they had been 6-5 and pick 'em. Exhibition Baseball Pittsburgh (N) 8, Baltimore (A) Washington (A) 4, Cincinnati (N) Boston (A) 6. Philadelphia (N) 4 St. Louis (Nt 3, Chicago (A) 2 Milwaukee IN) 3, Brooklyn (N) Cleveland (A) 14, New York (N) 1 Cincinnati (N) "B" 11, Buffalo ID 2 Indianapolis <AA) (, Baltimore A) "B" 3 11 Ansco Ready Flash Outfit Complete us $4095 Illustrated *\} SI Down—50c a Week O'STKEN—111 W. Main COURTESY PAYS! FOLLOW TOO CLOSI! __ At beit it lolcct 126 ft«t to Hop c car ot 40 milti pir Kour — 183 f«*t ot 50. i*e fhii ogtncy for buijneit and penono! imuranc* pro- lection through divkitnd pay- Raymond Zachry .Insurance Agency .118 N. 2nd St. Ph. 3-8815 IIMI1INTIN* Lumbermens Denver overpowered Chattanooga 9-0 at Winter Garden, Fla. Pueblo defeated Mobile 5-1 at ero Beach, ?la., and Ft. McPherson walloped .he defending champion Atlanta 'rackers 9-6 in Atlanta. Lefthander Mike Dayne was Denver's victim, allowing hits for the first nine men to come up, except for one who walked. Chattanooga broke camp afterwards and leaded home to face the New York Yankees Monday. Mobile got its lone run in the 'ourth inning on singles by Ed L,indsey, Don Demeter and Ken Pflasterer. Uprising Righthander Bill Rowland gave up only one hit during the first Tour innings on the mound for Atlanta, but the soldiers jumped Him p or two runs In the fifth and foul- more in the sixth. Birmingham headed home from Ocala, Fla., to prepare for a clash with the parent New York Yankees Saturday. The Memphis Chicks took the day off after arriving from their Florida camp. Little Rock profitted by Manager Bucky Harris' move in trimming he Detroit Tigers squad at Lake- and, Fla. Outfielder George Bulard was assigned to the Travelers. A drive to sell 500,000 tickets to Southern Clubs Move Homeward By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Southern Association clubs fared badly at the hands o£ exhibition game opponents yesterday as three squads moved toward home from spring training sites. Little Rock games, meanwhile has failed to reach the halfway mark. The Travelers, in financial distress, were hoping to use money from pre-season sales to guarantee that they will be able to finish the season. The sales deadline was extended for another week. PHO.NE 3-3545 • Moving •Furniture Crated • Furniture Storage HOME SERVICE CO. United Van Lines Asenl IV. J. 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