The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1948 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 9, 1948
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE Victoria First Foe for Pops In District 4 Cage Tourney; If They Win, Whirlwinds Next Th* Blythcville Junior High School Papooses, Mississippi county Junior ehampfcms, mre slated to meet Victoria, rimner-un in the comity Junior r««, In their opening round game of the District 4 Junior High Bchod e*<e tournament in Jonesboro Thursday night. Pint-round pairings for the tour-* — lument were announced yesterday by Athletic Director Clarence Gels of Jon»sboro High School, who is to charge of the Junior tourney. Brackets for the tourney play were drawn up last weekend following the completion of county tournaments. Winners In all counties of the district have been announced excepting in Cralghead County where the county tournament was completed last weekend. Winners in that county are to be announced early this week. Oseeola Team Entered The Qsocola Junior Seminoles, third-place winners in Mississippi County, will also participate In the district meet, playing tlic Marion Juniors at 9:30 Friday morning. First,'second and third place winners of each county are eligible to participate in the district tourney. The Jonesboro Whirlwinds, defending champions, are slated to start things oft Thursday night by meeting Lepanto In the first game at 8 o'clock. Other games Thursday night include Marked Tree vs. Craighead County, third place winners, at 8 o'clock and Crawfordsville vs. Stanford at 9. Play In the tourney will continue through Saturday with the semi-finals scheduled for Saturday morning and the finals -Saturday night. Day sessions will be held Friday morning and afternoon and Saturday morning. Paps Hope for an Upset Should the Paps get by Victoria in their first-round tussle then they would meet the winner of the Lc- panto-Jonesboro tilt, which, more than likely will be Jonesboro, In the quarter-finals Friday afternoon. Tills place* the Pops In the toughest situation of the entire bracket for the Whirlwinds are favored to take the tourney In a walk. However, should the Paps upset the Whirlwinds, which Is not at all impossible, then they would advance to the tourney's semi-final round Trophies will be awarded to the first and second place team, with the winner representing District 4 In the state meet In Little Rock next week. Mickey, Welch Winners Over Canny, Roberts Newcomer Frank Hickey and his partner Joe Welch emerged victorious from the tag match feature of last night's American Legion wrestling show by defeating Bill Canny and Red Roberts in two straight falls. While Ilickey, a 225-poumler from California, was supplying the scientific angle, Welch (ufnlsheii I ha brutality necessary In overcoming the underhanded tactics usually applied by Canny and Roberts. Welch and Hickey captured thn first fall of the rough four-way event by dropping Canny and Roberts in 20 minutes. Canny was the tirst to go. in 15 minutes, the victim of a blistering fistic attack and body pin by Welch. HIckcy took care of Roberts five minutes later with a arm-lock. The second fall lasted only 16 mimite.s with Welch taking care of both Canny and Roberts after Hirtoy submitted to a surf-board hold applied by Robert. 1 ;. Welch defeated Roberts in three minutes with n Japanese arm lock and I lion took care of Canny three minutes later with an anatomical twist. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts Canny defeated Hickey in Ml minutes with a crab hold and Welch defeated Roberts in six minutes with a tutnbleweed he-id. 1 Middlecoff And Ferrier In Finals Of Fourball Meet ky MIAMI, Pla.. Mar. 9. (UPI— Hus- Jim Perrler, alian who P' a >' in S from Derby Favorites To Run Today At Oaklawn Park HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. March 8. (UP) — Arkansas Derby eligible:; were scheduled to go postward today i n (he featured West Mountain Allowance nl Oaklawn Park. On The Way was to share top weight of us pounds with Bacia- gnloop. a two time winner at Hot Springs. The race was over the six-furlong sprint distance. Other entries were Gain A Foot, Brass Baby, True Time, Fancy Fun, Tamils, Fnnash, Jim Bov R, and I O U Smith. In yesterday's action, Trc Vit, nn almost prohibitive favorite, took the six tciiturc event over good tournament B winning the second race to pay Ferrier and Middlecoff n.;,, c d Sf°t 5t , r "i ShL He combl »«i with ^^^%L^\SF^"^ thc tlally rtoublD p., and John Palmer. Badln, N. C ' I i j n . ~ 2 and 1. Earlier in the day they ; '" C C U ""» ends Holdout" ' Mangrum of Chicago, one up, after 37 holes. The teams were deadlocked when darkness halted their match on the 36th hole Sundav night. Vines, the former tennis star from Denver, Colo., and Purgol, who hal s from Pontijic, Mich., downed Dick Mctfc of Arkansas City Kan and Skip Alexander of Southern Pines, N. C., 4 and 3. in their semifinal round yesterday. Tennis Team to Show In Memphis Auditorium ST. PETERSBURGH, P!a Mar 0. (UP) — Thirty-seven year olti George McQulmi. finally' bnck in the N ew York Yankee fold after R long holdout, today laughed away the suggestion that anybody could take his first base job away from McQuinn eiuled his holdout yesterday by signing for about $15000 nnd announcing that, he was "readv to play ISO games." ' Memphis' Ellis Auditorium will ,«. the site for one of the Boljbv Rigfs- ' Jack Kramer nation-wide pro- i amateur tennis duels, it wiu announced today by the Early M^x- well Associates, promoters for tlv ' event. Riggs, the world's professional • tennis champion and Kramer tb-> world's amateur title-holder ' will perform in Memphis Mar. 25 on the auditorium's courts. feisional, is seeking to unseat <h" pro king in a nation-wide barnstorming tour that has carried thc tennis duo to all sections of tilt- country. The Memphis match will start them on the lust leg of their journey back to the East. gf . When someone suggested that young Bobby Brown might beat him out for the first base Job McQuinn laughed, "in another year or so he run have it. But I am going lo hang on for a while yet and then I will quit baseball to take care of my sporting goods business in Arlington, Va." Cards 'B' Team to Play Phils Exhibition Tilt ST. PETERSBURG, Pla.. Mar 9 lUPi—Vhe SI Louis Cardinals "B" team was scheduled to travel to All 39 of the Cards are now under contract, wilh Piu-her Rny Yo- chun signing yrsterti.iy Yochim won . H Ramos ami lost 15 for Rochester last vcar. 1$ Your Tractor Pulling Its Load ... Is It Sluggish? 3/2 SOUTH Z»p ST. PHONE863 The annual North Mississippi +Comity 4-H club basketball tour- • _ nament will get underway at the J Two Blytheville Athletes Gosnell High School gymnasium Win M^_ A • r> n Thursday night with 32 teams par- i ""* "Onors in College ticlpating. The tournament, BLVTHEV1LLK (ARK.) COUKiEH NEWt $3800 Is Nothing to Pup-Pooh Largest litter of Irish setters ever born In this country Is the 17 pups recently born to Champion Red Shadow at the home of Fred bhaw In Sharon. Mass. Their handsome mother doesn't know it, but the pups are worth $3800. North Missco 4-H Club Cogers' Tournament to Begin Thursday , an annual affair of the North Mississippi County clubs, will be divided Into four division.?, Cliss "A" and "13" boys and girls. NMne tennis have entered in all divisions cxceptin<> the Class "A" girls where only Jli-c sextets I have announced entry. Tourney play wi'l get underway at 9 o'clock Thursday morning and will continue through Saturday with the fin*ls scheduled for Saturday night. Winners In each will be declared TUE 'Y' Cage Title At Stake in Game Tonight The Hays Grocers and the Loy Eich Motormen will meet at the Armory here at J:30 tonight In the final game of the Blythevllle Y's City Basketball League's championship play-off to determine the IMS city independent cage championship. The Grocers and the Motormen are tied in the play-off with on- game each, The Grocers were winners of first-half league play anrt (lie Motormen won the second-half (lag. Tonight's tilt Is expected to be the best of the three-game series with the Grocers holding a slight edge The Motormen won the first playoff game by a 42 to 41 score and the Grocers won the second by a 51 to 39 score. Both teams are expected to floor regular starting lineups with Hays using Glenn Bunch and Billy Meharg at forwards. Pierce at center and A. C. Bunch and Williams at guards. Loy Eich will start Chafiti and Rakcstraw at forwards, Jon« at center and Lutes and Dill -<t guards. The city championship trophy will be awarded to th« winner following Hit Biime by an official of tile Blythcvillc Y. Mississippi County 4-H champions. Sessions will l )c held morning. afternoon and nights of each day with three games scheduled for thereafter. The tournament will be Two lor mv r BlythevHIe nigh School students, now nttcndlii" schools in Ohio uncl Missouri recently received letters for pa'rlici- i pa lion in SIMJIIS, it was learned here i toclny. Ben John Lancashire, son of Mr and Mrs. E. R, Lancashire of 1037 Ciilckasawba. received, his second letter in basketball at Oberlln col- i lege. Oberlln. Ohio, at a banquet last night. Lancashire is n graduate of Biylhcville High School, niul a No-th i eh"'-' mcmbcr of tho Blytheville meet to determine third-place winners. The "A" division is for teams composed of players attending high school and who are under 21 years of age. Thc "B" division is for teams composed of players who are eighth grade students and under. A club may enter teams In all divisions but a player can play In only one dlvklon. clubs entering teams in the tournament include: Lost Cane, Promised Lund, Number Nine, Pawheen, Box Elder, Jack Sallba. son of Mrs. Victoria Saliba of 1124 Chickasawba. was among the high school athletes to receive boxing letters at the Ke.n- gramtner lere prior academy. °' ltry '" thc mlllt!U ' y Mel Parnell to Pitch In Intra-Squad Game SARASOTA. Pla.. Mar. D. (UP) —The Boston Red Sox. stymied yesterday by the weather, were scheduled to hold an ltitrn-st)uad game today with six pitchers on the firing line and Johnny Pesky at third base. Three veteran pitchers — Dave • --- — ucj, j Ferriss. Denny Galehouse, and Earl ahndy Grove. Recce. Gosnell, Ar- < Johnson—and three rookies Mel morel, Blackwater, and Clear Lake. Parnell. Chuck Stobbs, and Jitn Thursday night's opening sche- Shea—were named by Manager Joe dule is as follows: Lost Cane "B" McCarthy to work. Pesky's ap- boys v s Promised Land; Lost Cane i pearance at third will be his first •B" girls vs. promised Land; and Number Nine "B" boys vs. Pawheen. Americans pay $25 per capita nnmmlly (or nil forms of medical at tc tit to", according to estimates. since shifted to shortstop. that position from Most spcctc.s of se a -horse n rn less than two inches long, but some uncommon kinds reach length of nearly two feet. Dyess Eagles To Meet Lynn In Cage Play The Dyess Eagles, District 4 Class "B" High School basketball champions, will meet Lynn, winners of the District 3 race, in a first-round game of the state tournament at thc Dyess gym tonight at 8 o'clock. As in previous years, first-round games of the Class "B" state meet will be played on the home court of the representatives of the even districts with play moving to Little Rock for the quarter-final run-off The Eagles, undefeated this season, won the right to represent District 4 in the state meet by taking Marmaduke 26 to 25 In the finals of the district tourney in Dyess Saturday night. The Lynn cagers are rated as one of the best Class "B" teams in the state. Playing a total of 34 contests this season, the Lynn five lost only two contests, and one was 10 the strong Batesville Pioneers, < Class "A" team, by a four-point margin Lynn na-s also participated in six tournaments this season and won five of them. Coach Tom Park, witnessing Ins first year as mentor of the Eagles, indicated that he would start his regular line-up in tonight's game. Starting will be Dean and Clark at forwards. Jacobs at center, and Robers and Crisell at guards. The United States produces SO per cent of the world's output of 1 molybdenum. MARCH 9, I94g F»w Birds found During Campbell field Trials , Tenn Mar „ th ^"T? 1 * f' rst diy '« tm ™« * the National Amateur Field Trials « the cunp Cambell course near here were disappointing, with only « S< ^ e ^ nds ' on> y five of tnem seen by the Judges. The weather was good and so was the ground, but that didn't prevent the poor showing of the dogs on the first day. Peter Rinskl, 1948 national bird dog champion who participated in tne recent Grand Junction Trials ran an unproductive race which probably eliminated him from the competition. NHL President to Report Findings to Governor LANSING, Mich., March 9 (UP) -Clarence Campbell, president of the National Hockey League today was scheduled to report the results of his investigation of alleged gambling by players and possiblv lurnish names to Goy. Kim Sigler.' Campbell is expected to identify the hockey players who reportedly placed bete with Detroit gambler James Tamer If his Investigation proved the charges true. The league president originally was schedule-! to meet with Sigler yesterday but he called from Boston and explained it was impossible to complete his findings until today. Oseeola Golden Glove Boxers Go to Memphis A team of six Golden Gloves boxers from Osceola High School w'i'l mvade Memphis Thursday night to fhp vw'^'T °,l Mem l> hi s fighters at lh . e . Y - M - c - A - «>«•<:. 't was aimoun-- ed today. Six bouts have been lined un for the meeting featurin,, a middleweight tussle between Henry Grif- S" ,°* , 0sceola ' and W^ne Allen, »outn Memphis champion Other members of the' Osceola team making the trip mdude Bjl]v Alexander, John Cox, Paul stillwell Jimmy Denson and Rufus Bishop. ' Dutch Leonard Picked To Open Phils' Season OLEARWATER. Pla., Mar 9<UP>—Big Dutch Leonard Philadelphia Phils' pitcher who will be Jie , ar ^, °. ! , d Iater fhis mon l-h. to- h ?K 1C . rare dls «"ctlon of ing the first major-league hurler definitely picked for the season's opening game. Leonard had one of the best seasons in his long career last year when he won 17 games and lost 12 for the seventh-place Phils with an earned run average of 2.68. Defending Champs Win First Game inNAIC Meet KANSAS CITY, Mo., Mar 9 — (UP)—Marshall College of Hunt- Ington, w. Va., passed its first hurdle today in it.^figtt to'become the first team to take two championships in the National Association of Intercollegiate basketball From Hudson's! Martin Robertson Special Representative of the KAHN TAILORING CO. Of Indianapolis Will Be In Our Store Friday & Saturday, March 12-13 Showing a Complete New Lin* of SPRING WOOLENS In Made-to-Mcasurc Suits for Men and Women Mr. Robertson Will Be in Our Store at Steel* Monday March 15 HUDSON CLEANER Blytheville, Ark. TAILOR CLOTHIER Stcclc, Mo. A Helping Hand r __,-• Schoolboy Rowe, who hasn't been a schoolboy for 'years lifts Philadelphia Phillies' ad- nircr Henry Knurli, 18 for a uxm to man ch;it at the Phils' camp in.ClearwiUcr, Fla. Chicago to Crack Down On Traffic Violators CHICAGO (UP) — Inflation is scheduled to hit Chicago traffic law. violators June 1.. Municipal judges have agreed to hike, "cafeteria court" fines • ahoiii 400 per cent as part of a new law tournament. Marshall 'began its title defense last night in handy fashion defeating Peru. Neb., State -.Teachers, 72 .to 53. The Easterners showed much of the. ball-hawking and fast r break .which gave them the crown last year. Sixteen more teams make their first showing today, however, and the field promises to be tougher. Immcan • wf ^. *??-*—'-vf I-^—^a ^J*£~* -.*-£„• ^*x.'e**v) ^fifci—— S-efl*' «n(orcement program. , Errant drivers will b« fined frol 16 to $65, depending on seiloul ness of the offense and previof record. 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