The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1955 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 5, 1955
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AM.) COURIER NEW! TUESDAT, APRIL 5,19BB Chick Track Squad At Caruthersville » * * * * * * * Tribe in First Outing Today Chickasaw trackmen went against a seasoned and experienced Caruthersville team in their first outing of the year this afternoon at the Southeast Missouri town. Coaches Russell Mosley and Bill Stancil today took a squad of over 20 boys to the three- way meet which also included a team from Jackson, Mo. Youngsters Shine, But... Masters Tourney Is for the Old Pros BIG LEAGUE ROOKIES . . No. 11 With only a .'iijort period of out- j door work hi-html them, the Chicks ' inei-U u riiKKttl tt-Bt with the Timers, who last week brought home .second place honors in state Clays B competition irom Uiy indoor meet ;it Columbia. In addition, the Canithersvllle crew has experience <intl practice from other track mcicLs under their belt. T'nc Chicks are short sfiisonetl ninner.s thi.s year, having lost their bifj thn.-e ol la-si yiriti, Hilly Hiiilips Tommy Musk-y nnd Hub Children. By HUGH FULLKIITON JR. KeUmiln« ftquadmcn With cx- AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Since the Masters is a golf tour- perk-nee ure lew. chief am ™'^ ll ;j; r]<;s Abbott and sprinter nament that puts a premium on achievement and a strain on credibility, it isn't too hard to imagine one of the old timers like Byron Nelson or Lloyd Mangrum winning it this year. This Is ii tournament that "unknowns" just don't win. Driving Metier It's even easier to believe that Sam Snead or Ben Hogan, who have copped the big prize In live of the past six years, will comeback to take the honors from the brash younsters who have dominated tournament golf this winter. Demarco Will Fight BasilioNext NEW YORK W — Confident he can beat anyone in his class, welterweight champion Tony DeMarco has signed to defend his four- day old crown against patient Carmon BasiHO In Syracuse, N. Y., June 10. "I promised to meet Basilio llf I won and this is my answer," said the 23-year old Boslonian after lie signed an official contract yesterday before Julius Hclfand nl the state athletics commission olttces. Helfand Is chairman of Iho commission, "I felt at my best when I beiil Johnny Saxton," said DeMnrco, who stopped the champion In the 14th round In Boston Friday night. "I've,seen Basilio two nr three times on television. 1 know he's strong and durable. But I feel I'm ready for and can beat anyone In my class." Basilio wasn't present at the signing ceremony before Helfiuid. The Canastota, N. Y., conlemlev had signed contracts earlier to meet either DeMnrco or Saxton, Nelson, the pH'.Un'i'-sv.' lupins', KoU er who rcti n;cl from the tournu iiiL-nt circuit at career, coultl b the peak of the one to Up with hifi third victory. lie won in 193? and again In 1042 and he has scored consistently here In spite of Ills lack of Btencly competition. In addition, Lord Byron says he's driving better M ow than he has been in several ycm-.s. And practice rounds of 70 und fif) Indicate bo's back In the groove Nelson's OH wasn't {.lie best score turned in during two days of official practice rounds, Ilo^nn .winner in 1951 und 11)53 mul loner to SncMid in last year'.s playoff, fired an elglU-under-par 04 Sunday. Snuiicl almost duplicated thai with a 66 yesterday. A good iminy others also iiave shattered par of 3G-30— 73 for the (1,050 - yard Augustr National Course. f)(>inarct Missing Tho field of about HO is expected to Include tltruo two-time winners, Nelson, Ho^an and Morton Smith, and one triple winner, Snead .Jimmy Dennirct, (he only otlu;r golfer to win the Musters three Union .since it WH.S Inaugurated in iy:M is not entered. The youim challrmu'rs include Hob, leading money \vliuu-r of lUft-l; Mike Sfiuchak, I he out- winter tour, Gene Littler, Snu- ehak's loading rival in (lie winning department, this season; and red- httivtHl Billy Muxwfll, who took (op honors In the Wilmington, N. C., Av.alca Open hint week. and (Jlu i lay;; Sullivan. Time Trials Time trials, held yesterday at the Haley Held oval, determined for llio most part who will take part lor tht: Chlck.s thi. 1 ; afternoon. Here is the probable lineup for the Chicks, according to Coach Mosley. loo-Yard da-sh—Hays Sullivan, Freddie AktTJi, JumcK Tremain, Bobby Bratton. 2'20-Yiirii dash—Kewnoth Fisher, Sulllviin, Akers, Bratton. •HU-Vard dash--Sulllvnn. Jimmy Gee. Fred Hottijc. Jimmy Bdemon. BUO'-.yard run—Hay Wnstbrook Tommy Carney, Tom Snow. l«0-yard low hurdluH — Akers Charles Abbott, Wayne Honeycutt, JimiLS Privett. 110-Yard high hurdles—Akers, Abbott, Hodge, Honeycutt. Broad jump-Abbott, Akers. High jump—Hodge, Abbott, Gee. Pole vault—Prlvctt, Akers. Shot put—John FV>ng, Allan Hhan- k.s, Treimiln, Bo Huffmiui. DLscu.'i — Jodie Hull, Gee, War- feu Muxltiy. Throe relay teams, '1-10, BOO, and mile, have not been determined yet, Musley snid this n\ovning. Plaiw for n meet here Thursday were still not xi'.t this morning, Mos- Icy siiid, though hi: hopes to have one or two teams here. Lawrence to Hurl Card's Opener LONGVIRW, Tex. (/l l i—Brooks I.uwmii'i! lias been tupped by Manual' Eddii; SI unity to Hurt the opening namo of the 1055 sw- s<m for i he HI. Louis Cardinals. Hi- wilt oppose Chicago's Cubs al ('liinu',o noxt Tuesday. Two dtiys later, Harvey Haddlx Sports Roundup WITH BULGING MUSCLE* AT SAT, THE CINCINNATI RIP* NESO PITCH/HO- THAT ATTEHT/OH 16 AUTOMATIC fOS KOOKIE* LlKl... RUPY MINARCm, A 25-YEAR-OLO RIGUTHAHDEZ WHO SHOULD 8E REAW Off AH 11-2/MBKAT TORONTO AHD•• • Mathews Cuts Loose Wif/i 1st Spring Homers By ED WILKS The Associated Presi Now that Milwaukee's County Stadium is within hailing distance Eddie Mathews, the Braves' muscular young man with the powerful wrists, is warming up for a robust introduction to the park's reduced confines. With opening day just a week away, Mathews didn't have a home run to his credit until yes- erday. Then the 23-year-old third Baseman, who led the National League with 41 homers in '53, cut oose for three, although, the Braves lost the game to Brooklyn 'JIM PEARCE, -6 DOU8L£ FOR EWELL 3LACKWELL WHO 5E^^E^ 'EM UP FROtA TME VICINITY^ OF THE THIRD BA6E UN£ / Turner Hands Fullmer His 1st Defeat In Ring NEW YORK Wl—"Yes. sir," said Gil Turner today, "I'm in the best shape In a long, long time." NolJody will dispute the hard- punching Phlladelphlan, who last night handed Qene Fullmer the tirst detent of his professional career at Eastern Parkway Arena. In the process of winning a 10- round unanimous decision. Turner floored Fullmer in the sixth round, the first time Gene has been on the canvas. "I beat Joe Miceli on March 1," said Turner, "then knocked olf for six days and went back In training. I fight best at this weight. I had strength and speed." He weighed In at 151 pounds. Fullmer, who had run tip a skefn of 29 victories, weighed 154. At St. Nicholas Arena, Tommy (SnrinK Breeze) Jackson. 199, the ex-Hurricane, won a unanimous decision over Archie McBrtde, 187ft, of Trenton, N. J. will work against the Milwaukee Braves in the Cards' opener at St. Louts. Stadium Purchase Story Told NEW YORK (AP) — Among baseball men, as llioy gathoivd (Iii,s spring m Florida and talked off the record to their friends of the press, I hero was evident a growing feeling of disquiet over the .interlocking relationship between the owners of the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Athletics, both ut the American League, This feeling, close to fear, will not be dissipated to tiny extent by the latest offering of Arlhur Mann, an author who has had Ions experience in the yame'.s inner circles. In sin wrticle entitled "How to Buy a Ball Club for Peanuts,' appearing in tills week's Saturday it Evening Post, Man n supplies vh>>) r( previously unpublislu-d details of; V( how Arnold Johnson, owner of the ! a new Kansas City iranchisc. purchased Yankoe Sladium from D-J!' Webb and Dan Topping lute in .. "MoiimvhilP, the rrni.ils .lolnwon J553 ] would be rt-erivrnp tvom Uit- \ ;\nk- "A nindown on the ways in which Arnold Johnson raised that SG.500.000 twu'httSti pviiM". wiU i;ive a good index a.s In how he operates, lie sold the New York properly to the Knights ol" Columbus for $2.500.001) and then tensed l)ni-k for I'H years at annual ntiils of $125.000 for the first four ars and ?KU,i!r>[) for the -•!— lotal ot S-l.flriO.OlK). Little Money Xi-fded After decianng that the sale oi the stadium, tap ether with the Kansas Cny park, neiii-ri Webb and ToppiiiL 1 each a c;ipital u;uns advantage oi mure ili.«n nne million dollar. 4 -:. Maim eontnines: "Webb p.nd Toppnis; not only :-.okl their property to Jotin: on'.s (-.specially created New York corporation and then renu-d it rip.hi b:u-k but also lent iht-m much of the money he needed to buy it. the same period started :it StiOO.OOO a year, winding- up on ta! of -SlJ.f)OO.OOi). Net -eiit profit fo .ItihiiMin for the 28 years: $ii,i)fiO,- 000. "Second, Joh.ison obtained a 1»- yi'iiv loiiti (if sr\00,(K10 from a co- partnership identilied only a.s At '.veil ,V Cu. Tluni, Johnson net'.oti- lor Si:.000.00') with Webb ami Toppint: themselves. Vinaily, he. ob- tained, a $100.000 mortgiigc on the Kansas City property. "These four items added up to a total of $(1,000.000 which left only a comparatively modest bain nee of $500.000 to be assumed by the Johnson corporation. Later, even I the $500,000 wns more th»n re- I t'ovijHMl by Johnson through selllnK I his Dines Stadium to Kausn-s City i in tin- i.' of the Athletics' deal, i Guaranteed Watch Cleaning 3.50 36 Hour Service I'ottr watch is completely disassembled—all pivots polished —springs adjusted and machine etc lined. Clirono[;mph3 and Atitomntics not Included at this low price Thompson Jewelers The Finest USED TRACTORS Are Traded in on the NEW FORD 600 and 800 TRACTORS You Con Buy Them At Bargain Prices-Easy Terms At SNOW TRACTOR CO. 112 N. Franklin Phone 3-8951 It's Spring Again! DOES YOUR CAR HAVE A "HANG OVER" FROM THE LONG WINTER MONTHS? Here are a few items that we think may need attention: Check them and see if you don't agree 1. Complete lubrication. Jlfgs. specify each 1,000 miles. 2. Transmission and differential change. Each 111,000 miles. X Automatic transmission change. Kvery 15,000 miles. •I. Front wheel hearings greased. Each 10,000 miles 5. Chock, adjust, or change hrake lining, (i. Cross-switch tires and balance. Each 5,000 miles. 7. Have front end checked and aligned. S, Have'radiator cleaned and flushed. MAKE YOUR CAR "SPRING SMOOTH" ompany Broadway & Chickasawba Phon« 3-4453 Rex Mobley, Thompson Get Mat Decision Rex Mobley and Prank Thompson made their first time together as a tag team a successful one last night ns they defeated Charo Aztec and Al Getz in the tag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. An old trick turned the tide for Thompson and Mobley In the third and deciding fall. Thompson was in the process of being body slammed by Aztec after eight minutes of action In the third round when Mobley rushed in from ringside, threw a shoulder block Into Aztec Just as he raised Thompson for the slam. Aztec was knocked, down and Thompson pinned him. Mobley won the first fall for his side In 12 minutes by pinning OeU with cartwheels. But Aztec returned to grab the second by pinning Thompson after 15 minutes of action. In the preliminary bouts Thompson won over Aztec and Getz defeated Mobley. Men's Softball League Meets Tomorrow Efforts to further plans to build a lighted softball field will be thr main order of business tomorrow night at a meeting of the Y Men's Softball League and all interested persons, G. C. Bartholomew, com mlssloner of the league, announced today. The meeting, scheduled for the courtroom in City Hall at 1:30 p.m., also will be devoted In par to preliminary organization of the league to find out how man; teams will be entered. All persons Interested either in helping build a lighted basebal park or participating, as a player or sponsor, are Invited to attend Mr. Bartholomew said. More than 50 flamingoes are ex peeled to be hatched at Hlaleah race track this spring. The birds? live on an island In the 32-acre infield lake at the Florida truck. Can your house BURN OUT? *^ 4 t «*< Yos it con. Fire often gets a \ong ^ ^ f headslart before it is discovered. Insurance \ J * . . and enough of it ... is the only answer t to your financial protection. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 RUSTIC INN Is Now Offering CURB SERVICE Drive Out For A Snack Or Full Meal 0-8. The Braves management revamped County Stadium last Winer with just such things in mind. t was the second toughest home •un park in the league last season. A mere 72 home runs were hit here. Only Pittsburgh's Forbes Held had fewer, 64. But most disheartening to the nanngement was that the Braves. who hit 96 nome runs on the road, were able to swat only 43 out of heir own backyard. Now the property line in left center and right field has been moved in. lopping off 15 feet. Hank Aaron contributed a homer to the Milwaukee attack yesterday too, but the Brooks took 'it in stride, ganging up on Jim Wilson for nine runs in the first two innings. Baltimore's Orioles out-homered Pittsburgh 4-3, but the Pirates won their exhibition 9-8. "Toby Atwell and George Freese hit home runs in a five-run Pittsburgh first and Frank Thomas hit one with two on as the Pirates scored four in the fourth. Bobby Young, Les Moss, Vern Stephens and Gil Coan unloaded for Baltimore. Vernon Homers Mickey Vernon's two-run homer carried a five - run Washington rally in the seventh that beat Cincinnati 8-5. Two three-run innings gave Bos- ton a 9-7 victory over Philadelphia. Cleveland beat the New York Giants 9-5 as Wally Westlake and Vic Wertz homered. Westlake's. good for three runs, came off starter Marv Grissom. Larry Jartsen gave up the Wertz homer with ono on. Chicago's White Sox paired Sandy Consuegra and Mike Fornieles, who relieved in the eighth, to heat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2. 1/2 doz. Fried Jumbo Funtail Shrimp '/i (loz. Bxlra Select Fried Oysters ... 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