The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 6, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 6, 1948
Page 7
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1948 TU.YTHEVII.I.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Drills Resumed By Cage Squads Chicks to See Action Against Messick High in Memphis AAA to Present Tourney Dates For Approval LITLE ROCK, Ark.. Jan. 6. (ITP> —The Arkansas Amateur Athletic Union committee chairmen have decided upon a number of dates and from action, turned back to the All three of the teams are slated to see action against strong opposition this week wltli the Chirks meeilng the once-defeated Messick High School Panthers In Memphis and the Squaws and Paps taklrin on teams from Luxora High School at Haley Field Gym Friday night. Coaches James R. Fisher and Walter "Buddy" Davis sent their squads of Chicks and Paps througn rough drills yesterday, the first since Dec. 18 and Coach Nancy Ponder scrimmaged the Squaws for an hour at noon time yesterday. Squads Get Hard Drills All three ol the coaches Indica- tjre state organization at its Mid- later In the month. m " U " E ltl Llttle Rock. In addition, lh« Arkansas A.A.U. committee heads .formulated sus- geslloir; on the presentation ol thli year's Neil Martin award to Clyde (Smackover) Scott of the University of Arkansas and Ihe selection cf next year's award winner. These, are the suggested tournament tiates, which will be put fortn for approval »f the Midwinter meeting: Gill's basketball, Feb. 9-12, in order to provide a slate representative to enter the National A.A.U. meet 1 at St. Joseph, Mo., March H. ted concern over their team's phy- Men's basketball, Feb. 28-March slcnl condition which was damaged 3, In order to provide an entry for somewhat due to the two-weeks id-' the national championships at Den- Icness by sending their squads through hard wind drills yestcr-' day. The Chicks witnessed what was probably their roughest drill session of the season as Coach Fisher sent his squad through a gruelling two- hour long session In an effort to whip it into shape. They opened the drill period with a session of ball handling and footwork and tapered -off -with -«n -hour-long scrimmage. The Chicks, after getting off to an Impressive start by winning their first three games of the season, dropped their last game before the Christmas holidays to the Messick quintet by a 45 to JO score en their home court. By virtue of this score the Tribe will be rated as *iNnderdogs in the second meeting of r^he two teams Friday night. Paps Win Three Games The Paps, undefeated In three starts, will b* seeking their second win over Luxora squad having won a previous game by a 26 to 9 score. Manila and Ihe South Side Juniors of Memphis were also victims of Coach Davis' Paps. The Squaws will be seeking their second victory of the season havinit defeated" only Gosnell in four starts In a previous meeting the Panther- etts of Luxora humbled Coach Ponder's sextet to the tune of a 28 to 23 score. Locke and Stranathan Favored in Golf Meet DEL MONTE, Cal., Jan. 6. (UP) —The team of amateur Frani Nice Try ver, Colo., March 14. Possible site 1s Little Roek. Boxing, open and junior, March 18, 19 and 29. Indoor swimming, April 17; outdoor swimming Aug. 11. Prospective site Little Rock, It will be suggested that the Neil Martin trophy as the Arkansas athlete of the year be presented to Scott during one of this season's basketball games at Fayettevillo. However, the committee heads feel that next year a means should be devised to permit Arkansas sportswriters and sportscasters to have a say in the selection of the award winner. PAGE 'SEVEN Coaches to Vote On Sanity Code Special Committee Will Be Appointed To Enforce New Rule By Steven Snliler (United Prr« Sports Writer) . NEW YOIiK, Jun. 6 (UPI— A spukcbimm for the nntkmnl colle- Rlntp ntlilfltlc fmoclatlon said today ii .spcdnl committee or "collc- Rlato F. B. I." would be set up to police Its nlhlctlc proernnu If the new "sniiltnry rode" Is adopted nt the NCAA's minimi convention this It was sunny weather In the Cotton Bowl at Dallas, Texas, January I, even though Hie tcmpciatme ««s near freezing; this may have had something to do with missed passes such ns this one in the second quarter of Hit game between Southern Methodist and Pcnn stale. Here. No. 80, nob Micks Penn State- docs a jiration in an attempt to sna B a pass tossed at him. Breaking up the play is No 84 'nobby f\j!so ' (falling) and No. 41, Frank Payne, both or SMU. Fiml score was a 13-13 tic. (NBA Telcpiioto > week. be no clonk and Wrestler-Boxer Felled for Count In Grudge Match William P. "Wild Bill" Canny, the one-time boxer who took up wrestling as an occupation, last night found that his experience didn't mean a thing in a grudge fight. Canny was flattened in the ninth round of his "fight to the finish" boxing match with Ray Welch at the Legion Arena last night after he had literally knocked the rampaging Cherokee from Oklahoma all over the ring in previous rounds. Welch, who admits that he has had very little boxing experience used his finnesse and footwork acquired from wrestling to catch Canny off balance in the ninth canto and planted a well-placed right hook to Canny's Jaw to send him I Shortage of Gasoline May Curb Pleasure Driving Next Summer fitranahan of Toledo and profession- sprawling to the canvass for the al Bobby Locke of South Africa was j count. installed as favorite today to cap- j Floyd "Red" Byrd officiated this lure the annual $10,OOO Bing Cros- i grudge match substituting ror Proby National Pro-Ainateur Golf j moter-Referee Mike Meroney who Tournament, which opens here Friday. Stranahan has been rated poten- watched the bout from the ringside. In the 90-minute time limit best tially the best amateur golfer in two out of three falls preliminary America and Locke established his bout between Tex Riley and JacK status as one of the world's great ' Welch, Riley staged a comeback in professionals during 1M7. I the final two rounds after dropping However, based on the list of I the first fall to claim victory, pairings issued late yesterday, the " WASHINGTON. Jan. 6. (U.P.)— Gasoline shortages may restrict pleasure driving next summer, Max Ball, director of the Interior Ellminatioi Department's gas and oil dtvisioi said today. Ball NFL Committee To Discuss New Tied Game Rule Arkansas-Ole Miss Grid Rivalry Hits Stalemate MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Jan. e. (UP) — Renewal of the Arkansas-University of Mississippi football rivalry hit a stalemate today as the liebcls rejected a Porker olfer to sign con- tracLs lor the 19.10 and 1550 seasons stuff but Dr. Knrl E. Lcll) of Ihr University ol Iowa, president of Hie NCAA, rcvenled funds would be nmdo available to Investigate nil complnlnts nljout schools tlmt lull to live up to the code. "It's my pm.onnl opinion (lint ilie [-otic \v\\\ puss," l*clb said. "lu Hint rvcnt. offcndliiR schools could bo expelled from the NCAA nml member schools muy not schedule them In imy branch of athletics. " Complaints ngiilnsl iion-membrr schools nlso would be Invc.sllRalett nml If the results wai'nuil It. HI ofeiulcrs would bfi removed from the NCAA's approved list. "I don't like the term 'blncklhl,'" Lelb Mid. In effect, however, offenders would be blacklisted. The controveraal "sanity code." adopted In principle last January but requiring another vote to make It a part of the organization's con stltiitlon. was the lop Item of biisl ness for the NCAA Itself but baseball. basketball, truck and foolball couches alonx \vllh physical education directors were swarming Into town for meetings uf tliolr own. The association of college base ball coaches was scheduled to air Its troubles with organized baseball today and track coaches sought a method of standardising the listing of track and field records by the A. A. U. and NCAA, the two main govcrnlniE bodies of thai sport In the U. S. Football coaches meet tomorrow to consider several recommendations for rule chiinucs. Including discus- Hogan Captures First Money In Los Angeles Open LOS ANQELES, Jan. 6. (UP) — Steel-nerved Ben Hosnn, golldom's leading money winner In 1940, was hnirt-bcnt on regaining the honor today with Die victor's share of the first proff.ttlonal golt tourney of 1MB already In his pocket. Yesterday Hogan negotiated tho log-iiockeled fairways ol Riviera Country Chib for a sizzling 67, four under pur. to capture the 22nd annual tlO.COO Los Angclej open with » 21ft, nine strokes below par. His toul broke the o)>cn record for (lie course ol 280 ho set last, In winning the c;-ent. He also toolc the crown In 1M2. railing HoBim by lour strokes at 2TO for eecond place honors was Lloyd Mttniirum, u. S. Open wlnnvr m low. who also shot a final 87 today. Hogan collected $2.000 for winning the event and Mangruir $MOO for placing second. T|IL> final round was witnessed by 8,000 funs as Hie log'mid smishlno fURtd i\ dny-long battle. Burly starter.', were delayed nearly uu hour us visibility dropped. Playing through the fog, tourney officials used megaphones and walkie-talkies lo transmit directions lo fore cn.l- dies as 'a which direction leu shots had been driven. Visibility was reduced to less than 50 yards a* Hogan and Hi HIM Playing together, pounded Intp titt finish or their brilliant round*. •' Five others, rated a cliance nt catching Hogan In the lloaj day* 1 III ay, faded badly u tni IM-peund- er applied the pressure. Official* flan Chang* Of Coast League's Nam* SAN FRANCISCO. Jin; t. (UP> —The Pacific Coast Bueball Leagu* may be a "major league for regardless oflhe recent rebuff Irom the National and American Leuutt. It was Indicated today. Plans completed for Introduction of a resolution of the Los AngeJw mectlnn late this month that would chnnge the name of the 46-year- old pacific Const League to "Th» Pacific Coast Major League." General Manager Charle« Oi«. ham, Jr., of the San Jrahcl»co Seals, >ald that as far as he had been able to ascertain, there' waa no law against changing the nun* of any b;isebnll league. The Seals' office here base* Ita use of the word "major" on th» fact that the PCI, is the major and dominant league In the West — thwetpro it Is R "major" league. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. n. substitution of an extra period to a proposed when the National Foot- '•• Box Office Uvens 6:30 p.m. Show Starti 6:45 p.m. Saturday llox Ofllce Opens 1'4:45 ii.m. Shim Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Box OfJkn Opens 1:45 Sl..,« Slart> 2:00 Eastern united states. The disposition of America's tanker fleet also will be discussed" S P° rts Editors Rote Chairman Charles A. Wolvcrton. Michigan Over Irish R-. N. j., of the House Commerce Committee has asked the Maritir ' and now we have to find a suitable replacement on our schedule, "If we ilo S!RII to play Arkansas safe" back court game, today led the U. S. professional tennis king. 4 matches to a, In their M-match on a home-nnd-homc bnsi.s in 1949 'cross-country exhibition tour. and 1950. it will have to be in I The former national amateur Little Rock and Oxford." i champion dropped his usual tiic- Arkansas Coach John Barnhlll I tics In the final set lint night us he competition will be tough. Ben Hogan, winner yesterday of the $10.000 Los Apgeles open, draw as his partner for the three-day, three-course tournament, veteran Johnny Dawson, the pleasure golfer from Southern California who was runner-up to Skee Riegel for the 1947 national amateur pionship — played on the Pebble Beach Course. Both Hogan and Dawson are specialists at Pebble Beach. The pipefish Is a long, slcmior ] " ™, c \. Welch won the first fall in 25'stalk of jointed, bone, without ? ' "5, poll by the Detroit Free Press In iports editors in nil -18 states lni]> for his team. hold. minutes with a reverse half scis- which armor it would be devoured 1 sors and Riley took the final two, j by other fish. the second in lo minutes with a , double jack knife and the third In "— • same amount of time with a crab 'stadium may be enlarged to 35000 by 1948 if current engineering surveys are completed in time, the Park Commission reported today. The present capacity is 28,120. and estimates of new concrete slands to be installed range from 8,600 to 10,000. with the smaller figure more likely. DLstl ' ict OI Columbia par- Lincoln's Granddaughter DlCS in Vermont Hos'pital Crump Stadium to Be Enlarged During 1948 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 6 (UP) — The seating capacity of Crump Mr. Farmer: BEAN EARLY BIRD! 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Mrs. Randolph, n daughter of Robert Todd Lincoln, died Sunday at the Rutland City Hospital where in the last set until Kramer broke his opponent's service with overhand smashes to score the only love victory in the match. Gravitational Oddity The planet Mars has two small moons, cnch only a few miles in diameter. The gravitational pull on these small bodies Is so slight that a baseball player, living there, could throw a baseball around the entire globe and catch 1J. AS It returned. Champion wrestlers of Japan of- shc had been n patient for a month, ten weigh close to 400 pounds. YES, MOTHER. WE'RE JUST DOlNGr Fl WE FOUND IT | BEST TO DR^WI THIS LINE. DEAL AT PQOLE GET EASY CREDIT HERE! If you need a Rood used car bul jusl can'l seem lo raise (he entire purchae price, let Poole Motor Company make tilings easy for you! 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Salibo & Company 223 Wtsl Ash St. I'hone 437 Opens at 6:30 p.m.; SUrti T:» Tonight "BORN TO KILL" with Lawrence Tierney, Claire Trevor and >Y*lter Slezak Serial: "Brick Bradford" i Also Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "RENEGADES" (in Technicolor) Evelyn Keyes, Larry Park* Also Fox MovieUne New* Also

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