The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1947 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 8, 1947
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"MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1947 BLYTHEVJLLE (AKK.) COUKIEH NEWS Louis Expected To Retain Crown Hearing to Formally Cinch Title Despite Protests by Waleott Cage Season Gains Momentum With Kentucky as Pacemaker By Jack Cuddy (United 1'rcss Sports Writer) NEW YORK, Dec. 8. (UP) — Arguments about the flsht betwec ffc'c Louis and Jersey Joe Waleott Ttiay continue for years but Eddie Kagan, chairman of the New York lioxlng Commission, was expected (o announce today that Louis officially Is still heavyweight champion of Ihe world. NEW YORK, Dec. 8. (UP) —' Kentucky's basketball team was off and running like a blue grass race liorse today, apparently determined to pace the nation and wipe out tho bitter defeat suffered last, season at the hands of Utah In Ihe Madison Square Garden Invitational. Coach Adolph Rupp's Kcntu'ck- lans, who meet Depaul Wednesday night at Louisville, steamrollered Tulsa twice last, week, winning 72 to 18 and 71 to 22. In the KocKy Mountain area, Utah's national invitational champions started Hie long road toward a possible title clash with Kentucky J>y swamping Montana State. !73 tu 34 The Utcs. with Arnte Eagan was expected to make this j Pen-In aiid Vern Gardner back announcement after a brief hear ing at which Waleott, manager Joe Webster, and at least one attorney had pointed out that, on the basis of points and on the basis of the opinion of the majority of fans and s|)or(s writers. Friday night's decision favoring Louis should be revised. Boxing men agreed that there wasn't one chance in. 10.000 that the decision of the two ring judges would be reversed to agree with the vote of referee Ruby Goldstein, who had favored challenger Wal- eott. Meanwhile, Mayor George E. Bruimcr of Camden, N. J. — Wai- j cotl's home town — appealed to ' Abe J_ Greene, president of the National Boxing Association — to recognize Waleott as champion. Brnnncr was backed by a similar appeal from the camen Veterans' Action cominit^cc-iAUhougli Greene is boxing commissioner for :he State of New Jersey, in addition to being president of the N.B.A., It seemed virtually certain that he would take no action on a problem that was New' York state's "baby." New York State is not a member of the N. IS,A. Harry Voller, the promoter of Miami, Fla., who would have stag- .ed the return Rocky Qrazlano- flfeny Zale middleweight fight, at *fne Miami Orange Bowl on Feb. 12 If the Miami Commission had sanctioned it, was in New York trying to interest Louis and Wai- colt In a return bout at the Bowl on Feb. 12. , Marshall Miles, Louis' "Manager, kayoed Voiler's plans by stating, "we are not: interested in a Miami fight. We want to fight Waleott at Yankee Stadium next June. Volier said the Orange Bowl encounter — before 65.000 spectators could draw more than $1,000,000. Miles said the return -bout, at Yankee Stadium could draw more than $2,000.000. from last year's team, are out to wrest the Rocky Mountain Confer ence crown from defending champion Wyoming. Wyoming gets ils first lest- against Colorado Slate this week, while Denver continues Its Eastern tour against Georgetown tonight Mainline Wednesday and Easlcn Kentucky Saturday. Midwest teams also begin feature competition with Notre Dame scheduled at Illinois tonight, and Michigan-Western Michigan, Notn Dame - Northwestern. Minnesota Nebraska, and Ohio State - Mar- quelte billed Saturday. Minnesota, a Western confercnci favorite, got away to a bad start losing to sl- Louis last week, 50 ti 42, while Indiana, defeated Depaim 59 to 43, and - Wisconsin, the defending champion, beat Marquette, 57 to 50, In the other major games. In the Southwest, the defending champion Texas Longhorns fire up vith a big week, meeting Louisiana State, Texas Tech, North Texas State (twice). Kansas State and Bradley Tech on successive nights. Thursday matches Long Island University against Oklahoma A & M and New York University with Arkansas, and Saturday it will be St. John's Georgetown and C.C. N.Y. - Bowling Green- Welch Brothers Teamed for Mat Battle Here Tlie Initial appearance of newcomer and the debut of a now enin of "Wrestling Welchs" will ilghlislu tonight's grappling pro gram at the American Legion Arena. The newcomer Is Eddie WH- lams o( Hollywood. Calif., and the new team of Welch brothers Is Jack and Lester, the youngest of :!ie four famous wrestling brothers Williams, a near-2W-pomidcr who has wrestled In almost over> section of Ihe nation and purls of Canada and Mexico, will iimb his Ilrst 'appearance Isci'c loulgh when he learns with Floyd "Rod 1 Byrd ngalnst Ihe younger Weld brothers in Ihe 90-jnlnulc time limit tag match feature. Williams is a veteran of more than 2500 match* niui is regarded as one of Ihe bes in his class. Even though they arc not slrans crs to Blytlicvlllc wrestling fans Lcsler and Jack Welch will bf mil kins their first appearance her ns a eiappling team. Doth brother have appeared here on numerous occasions bnl they have never performed here ns a team bcloie. In the two-onc-fall preliminary matches that will precede the main event Byid will tangle with Lcsler Welch and Williams will square of[ with Jack. Starting lime for tonight's fracas Is 8 o'clock. f 9 Cage Games On Chickasaw 1947 Schedule 13 Grid Teams End Their Seasons < With Undefeated and Untied Records Little Known Pro Wins Spot in Orlando Playoff ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 8. (UP) — Dave Douglas, a little-known' pro - from Wilmington, Del., joined nationally - famed Jimmy Demaret and Herman Keiser in a three-way. 18-hole playoff--'for. top-, money'un the 510,000-. Orlando Open today; It was no surprise'when Dcmaret. of Ojai, Ual., and Keiser, of Akron, ^O., posted identical 274's yesteiday.- ™at the end of 72 h'oles for a deab!-' lock. ...... But when Douglas came roaring in with his second five-undcr-par 66 of the week to match the two name linksmen, the tournament, had Its dark-horse sensation. Demaret and KeUer both carded 69s yesterday. Johnny Palmer of Badin, N. O., the nation's second- ranking money winner, was tied with Demaret .and Keiser at the end of the third round Saturday, but his 7! yesterday left him out of the playoff... He finished ; in a tie for fourth with Porky Oliver of Wilmington, Cooter Panthers To Open Cage Play With Manila COOTER, Mo., Dec. 8—The Cooter High School Panthers will open their 1947-48 basketball season against the Manila High School Lions in Manila tomorrow night, it was announced vtoday by -Coach Jack Rushing. ' hs Panthers have three returning lettcrmcn from last year's squati and boast a roster of 15 players. The returning leltc'nnen are Floyd -Waytcr, Kenneth Holmes, and Bobby Joe Dennis. The Panthers will face a 14-gamc schedule this season including the Pemiscot County Tournament to je held in Carullicrsville Feb. 1013. The schedule follows: Dec. 3—Manila there Dec. 12-^Derring there Dec'. IB-^Hayt'l-he're" " ' ' Dec'. 19—Bragg City here . Dec. 30—Holland here : Jan. 2^5ieclc\jierc Jan. 6—Manila here Jan. 0—Holland here Jan. 16—Oosnell here Jan. 20 Cavuthersvillc here Jan. 23—Dcering here Jan. 30—Open Feb. 3—Holland there Feb. G—Steel e there Feb. 10-13— County Tournament »t Caruthsrsville Barley production of the worlc for 1946 is estimated at 2,200,000,000 bushels. Del. Both.had $700 each. total* of 276 worth Battles Loom During Major League Parley NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UP)—A red- hot battle between the Yankees and the Red Sox for the services of Washington's Mickey Vernon loomed large today as baseball's brains department shifted into town for the major league meetings, which open tomorrow. The duel for the Senator first baseman has an interesting angle In that Joe McCarthy, former Yank Pilot and now manager of the Bos- ox, will be trying to outdcal George Weiss, the New York general manager. ' ' •Weiss was the chief procuremen agent, for those mighty Yankee teams which McCarthy piloted to pennant after pennant before the war. ' . However, In the quest for Vernon the Red Sox'might have one littli advantage ill that General Manager Joe Cronln's father-in-law, Clark Griffith, ;ls -the man to de-' cldc who gets Vernon in a trade or outright purchase. The Vernon affair is just one that figures to come v to a head between the , opening 4 of ~the major league meetings tomorrow and the end of the week. There arc a flock of other deals pending, some jiist sketchy deas and others ncar-realltles. Dixie Walker . still seems to be lolntlng for.: Pittsburgh after nine •ousing years as the "peepul's chcrce" In Brooklyn. The Dodgers want shortstop Billy Cox. and so Walker seems the price. Walker indicated last,night that he would be willing to move to Pittsburgh. Washington, meanwhile, still had hopes of getting rid of Gerry Priddy. They traded him to the Browns once for Johnny Bernardino announced his retirement from baseball. Trades, though they will play ai important part in the major league, meetings, won't be the whole show The high school rule Is due fo another airing—especially, the righ of the commissioner to Interpre that rule—or any other—in a man ner other than is stipulated In thi actual regulation. Coach James I!. Fisher of tho niylhevlllo High School Chlcka- -aws, today announced the coiuple- lon of » 19-snnio basketball schedule for tho 1M7-U season, The Chicks will open the season against Ihe Osccola Semlnoles at Haley Field uymn tomorrow nlglil and will closi; their regular season play Feb. 27 In Osceola. The schedule. Includes games with some of Ihe top teams of this urea Inducting the imc.sboio lluri-k-iuies, South Side' and Mcsslck High Schools of Memphis, and Helenn. The Chicki will play each member of their schedule two games, one at home and olio away, he said. With the exception of one or two cames, both boys and girls loams will play exactly tho snrne schedule, Coach Fisher stated. .The 1IM7-48 schedule follows: Dec. »—Osccola boys and Girls hero nee. 12—South side "A" uoys there Dec. 12—LMXora Jr. boys and clrls there Dec. 1C—South side "A" boys hero Dec. 16—"11" boys and girls Slmw- nce Invitational Tournament Dec. 19—Mcsslck "A" boys here Jan. 9— MtsMck "A" boys Ihero Jan. 18—Bay boys and girls here i Jan. 20—Manila boys and girls I Ihere Jan. 23—Leachvlllc boys and girls there Jan. 24—Helena "A" boys hero Jan. 27—Trnmann boys and girls ihcre Jan. 30—Joncsboro boys and glrla here ••eh. 3—Manila boys and girls here ?"cb. 10—Jonesboro boys and girls .here Feb. 13—Bay boys and girls Ihcre Feb. 17—Trumann boys and girls here Feb. 20-^Paragotild boys anil here Feb. 24—Paragould boys and there Feb. 27—Osceola boys and there »>• John Griffin (UnUrd 1'rr.j SporU Writer) NEW YOrtK. l>cc. 8. (Ul>> — Thirteen all-contmciing collegiate foolbiill teams reached the tnrt of the ralnuow today with perfect records for the 10*7 football season nnd many of Ilirm will find a pot of gold In a jxttl-soason bowl giune. The Itirciil remains, of course, that some of Ihe 13 might get "bowk'd over" within Ihe next three weeks. There Is suro to' bo one ot tho undefeated, \mtlcd elevens knocked (ran the list In tho Cigar Howl, which lias matched two tit the select group — West Chester, Pn,. Teachers and the Missouri valley Vikinss. Hut toilay nil 13 were rccclvhiK Ihe nation's ncclaim — irom mighty Notre Prune down to smnllci schools Just ns powerful as Ihe Irish in their own leagues. Noire Diime, of course, camo li (or special applause as a result o having concluded Ms first perffc season since 1930 by trouncing Southern California, 3D to 7, tc round out a strong bid for Ih mythical national championship. Michigan, another perfect rccon team, Is Notre Dame's chief rlva for the title and will have to prov Is clnlm by facingSouthern oai 111* ROM Bowl., Ptnn StaU, hlrd member of ih« unViteu, un- Icd Hit Three, liu t date with inbcntfu but tied Southern 1 Me- hodbl In Ihe cotton Bmvl. Tho West, Ohe»ter Te»cher» litve ilrecidy won it bowl i«tn« — the luilcy Bowl on '1'UinkJfMnK oty, n which they beat Cnsou-N«w- :n;in, 20 to 6. Ono Icnm liu.s bi'cn erased from :hu list by a bowl defeat — New Hampshire, which was u|»ft by I'oledo in Hie ainss Bowl, 20 to H. last enturdiy. Only two other ixrfcct record I ram 5 saw action lust week. !'«>)- pcrdlnn finished Us season with H.» ninth vlolory, 11 to 0, over Iioyola or Ix>s Angeles on Frlrt»y. Jacksonville, 'Ala,, 'I>*«h«ri flnlth- cd with nine wins by beatlni Florida Slate Tochers, l-», on Saturday. One of Ilio period r»cord tennis lins 11 bowl dale this week — the Cameron, Okla., Aggies, who faced Chaffcy Jr. college In In* Little nos« Bowl (his Friday. The EMI and the Mldwttt lied for the (greatest number of perfect teams, five, The South, Southw««t, and Fur West hart one encli, and the Ttockifa hurt non«. Christmas Trees Holly & Mistletoe Cedar*—Any Six* *UI M». I. — • M_ C1nrch« >n4 Your Onfer Now/ Moreland's . MUSIC STORE JrhoiM iU2 11$ §». )»4 i '.) Concrete Tile CuNeftTJU !», IX, Ut tt, H Bfc Mi M h* A. H. Will mwr. «_•*>.•«•*• UM i tU little Rock to Play Subiaco c or State Grid Championship girls Kills girls Here's Savings \ to You on All Farm Machinery Repair! Our Free Estimate Saves You. Money — You Know What You Pay! -Why take chances on amateur work and overcharge when farm machinery needs repair? Here at Delta, we give csllmales beforehand, thus eliminating approxlmalions of cost. We tell you point blank how much the repair bill will be. No "extras" added on to your bill. Now's the lime to overhaul your tractor and other farm equipment. If your name isn't on our advance schedule list, please see us soon for an estimate. Then you won't run Ihe risk of getting caught in a last minute rush! Shawnee Indians Have 16-Game Cage Schedule JOINER, Dec. B—Coach Charles Moore's Shawnee Indians will open n 18-game schedule '(or the 1047- i8 basketball season tomorrow night when they tangle kith the Luxora High School Panthers on the Luxora court. The Indians, who usually Jlclr one. of the strongest Class "B' 'teams In tho county face the possibility of a rough season as none of the hopefuls who reported to Conch Moore's opening drills hay lad milch experience in the sport.' Only three reserve lettermen rom the 1046 squad answered the nitial practice call and Coach Moore stated that he would build 'lis team around these three men. However, the Indians will be strengthened by several players up "rom junior team. The Indians schedule follows: Dec. 9—Luxora there nee. 12—Dell here Dec. I6-1a — Invitational Tournament here | Jan. 2—Dyess there Jan. G—Missco High here Jan. 0—Open Jan. 13—Keiser there Jan. 16—Osccola here Jan. 20—Deli there Jan. 23—Luxora here Jan. 27—Dyess Ucre Jan. 30—Osceola there Feb. 3—Wilson here Feb. B—Keiser here Feb. 10—Wilson there FeB. 13—Crawfordsville there Feb. 17—Mlssco High there H.v IJnUfil Prni H \ little school was praptilng lo -n;lu with the state champlln 'oatbnll learn (oday following week-end victories by, .Subiaco Academy and l.lllle Hock In semifinal Double A toolbiill playoffs. Subiaco defeated North Uttta Rock six lo nollilni; Friday nlgUt ivhllc Lltlle llock oulplnyed El Dorado 10 to G in a replay of nn curlier nothing - lo - nothing tie The two teams will meet In the final game at 2 p. m. Saturday In Tiger stadium In Lltllo Rock. Forrest City, one-time imderdoit In tho -Bi^ 1G, and Magnolia, sciul-rtmilbt which lost to Uttla Rook last year, will meet ill the class A final. Forrest City moved into the [Inal game by winning over Booncvlllc 32 to 7 while Magnolia 'out-lasted I'aragould 10 to 12. In Olass H the c!uim|ilon will b« ilcclilcd In a Raine between Dcr- inott, District 8, and Atkins, District 4. Dermilt defeated McCrory 20 to 7 in fii-ml-finnl piny v,"hllo Atkins was rolling over Parklr 20 to 6. , Hazorback Cagers To Play Fast Eastern Teams FAYETTEVILIjE, Ark., Dec. 8. tUP) -T The Arkimsa.1 Raiorb*ck basketball learn was set for a try at 1U second season victory todny utter winning lUi opentnf contMi ngalnst Kansas state Tetohnt, II to 43. The Ho|n play Culm-Stockton of Canton, Mo., hen tonight. The Missouri team' lost, but ono game last season and boost* t team nearly as tall in the towering Porkers. The Razorbioks will letv* Fay- cttcvlllc tomorrow fur New York where they meet New York University Thursday night In Madlsou Square Garden. They will then go by train from New-York, to Philadelphia where they play I*Sslle Saturday night. Their next Arkansas game will be with North Tcxns Slnlo In LitUe Rock on Dec. 20. Huge Mural A mural of the heavens, 285i square yards in size, adorns th high-vaulted ceiling of Grand Cen tral terminal, New York City. Th cr brightness, the constellation show up In order along the eclip tic, and are so large that Orion the hunter, measures 40 feet fron toes to tip of his club. WARNING ORDER 1.-. the Chancery Court, ChlcVismw ba District, Mississippi County Arkansas. Curtis Clark Freeman Plaintiff vs. No. 10,299 Mildred Loulso Freeman, Defendant. Tho defendant, Mildred Louise IT'S TIME TO EAT ""RUSTIC INN New Hours: 11 a.m.til 12p.m Try Us For Fine Foods «nd MOTORS Snlttd (• In I/SO to sizes. Supply It Not UnlimHtd in & Lane ELECTRIC COMPANY 129 S. 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