The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1947 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX Moody, Venable lag Match Two-Welch Brothers Lose Battle of Flying Fists and Feet After a brief but decisive third fall, Jack Moody and Billy Venable defeated Jpe and Jack Welch lasl night at trie Legion Arena in a tug match that featured a storm of flying lists and feel. The lag tangle was roughhouse all the way with rough and tumble tactics standard operating procedure for all hands. . Joe Welch and Venable opened llic fray anrt the first fall got underway with give-and-take grappling' by alternating partners. After taking time out to knock Moody out of his own corner, Joe look the lead against Venable with his flashing footwork, throwing punches with both feet. The first free-for-nll came when Joe gave a' mighty leap to Isind atop Moody,- Brother Jack and Referee Mike Mcroney In an effort to get at Venable in his corner. Following the disentanglement, Joe kicked his way out of Moody's head-lock and tagged Jack, who immediately received a working over in the opposite corner by both Moody and Venable. Another four- man tangle was quick lo occur when Jack took after Venable and chased him around the outside edge pf the ring for surrcpliously aiding Moorty. Itcfcrcc Gets Workout Referee Mcroney was given several good work-outs as he struggled' lo enforce breaks between .unwilling erapplers. At one point, Joe Welch and Venable became so entangled that Mike spent several harried moments trying to unknot the four legs. The Welches drew flrsl blo'ort when Joe softened up Venable with body blows, then turned him over to Jack for the pinning and cllmi- , nation. Moody kept both Welches busy for a few minutes, nearly heaving Jack over Ihe side until Joe came to his brother's rescue with flying feet. He lashed Moody with flail- Ing feet until the latter was groggy. A leg bar nnd scissors by Joe gave the first fall to the Welches after 30 minutes of battle. Moody and: Venable started their comeback curly in the second fall by taking turns punishing .lack Welch with prolonged hammerlocks. Several minutes of this and Jack was quickly put out of Ihe running by Venable's double wrist lock. Venable then tried for a quick wind-up by charging Joe, who lashed out with a kangaroo-kick that flattened the attacker. Joe . jnilcUiy scooped up. Venable's legs nnd pinned him with a double jack-knife. . Moody received n striking surprise as Joe began the final minutes of the fail liy chasing him nround and around the ring. And at least every eighth of. a revolution, Joe hotly applied his right foot lo the back of Moody's trunks. Moody escaped by leaping over Ihe ropes. -•Moody returned to hand Joe a . scries Of uppercuts and followed through with his favorite fatal told, a Strangler Lewis headlock, whiAi downed Joe to give the Fall to Moody and Venable in 15 minules. Turns Defeat Into Victory A few minutes after the opening of the final fall, Moody turned defeat into victory. Joe booted Moody with, a kangaroo-kick, floored him and applied a double, jack-knife, but Moody rolled him over and turned It into a body pin that eliminated Joe. Tlie rest of the match was chiefly nn exchange of leg locks between Jack Welch and' Moody until Venable switched to a stomp hamnvr- lock with which he and his partner toqk turns punishing jack until the last welch capitulated after 1C minutes of mat-work. In a fast-moving, rough first prelim, the matmcn battled back and forth and tried to tie one another In knots. Jack Welch won by splicing Venable in a Japanese leg lock in 15 minutes. Joe Welch copped the scmi-wlnd- np after a !5-niinutc display of the sterling sportsmanship involved in a quarter of a n hour of kicking a man when he's down. Moody lost because he was dull enough to : turn his back and dare Joe to try another full-Nelson, joe took the dare and collapsed him with a kangaroo-kick. Three Basketball Games Scheduled for Tonight The basketball card for Mississippi County tonight li s l s the following scheduled tilts: Gcsnell vs. lAixora. at Luxora Shawnee vs. Wilson, ai Joiner. Manila vs. Kciser, at Manila. 1 Finest Quality Pork & Beef Cuts FRESH VEGETABLES FRESH FRUIT will be found at PACKARD'S Phone 2043 1041 Chickasawba BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COUH1EH NEWS Chief of FBI Says Sportsmen Must Do Own Housecleaning BY FltEi) MULLEN United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Jan. 14. iUP>~ Phc siiovting world faced an iilti- imtum from FBI Director J Eelar Hoover today to clean out, the! scum" or prepare for a storm ol i iuWic wrath. I Promoters and participants alike uusl see that sports arc kept! lean and above the ugly rumors ise, f fixes and coniiol by gamblers,"; told a press conference. Othor>, "public opinion will demand; accounting and in no unmis- ikable manner." Hoover, a firm believer in spoils nci a fun himself, delivered his ,'arning as professional sports lur.wd its worst black eye in years -the "bribe scandal" in which a! lew York gambler attempted to iduce two New 1 York Giants foot- all players to throw a same. The FBI head opposed a federal w against gambling except as a nst resort." Those responsible for le welfare of siicM-s, he said, "have sacred duty to perform of which -> local or federal law can re- :ve them.' Nevertheless. Hep. IP. Edward' {.berl, D., La., planned, to seek' I'ifl action on a bill introduced •steiday lo provide penalties ofi IO.OCO fine and 10 years imprison-) icnl for bribiiiR athleles or offl-' ials in interslate athletic contests. Movie Magnate *lans to Se// facing Stables ARCADIA. Cal.. Jan. H. (UH) — 'he greatest racing establishment the West, Moviemaker Louis B. layer's extensive stables and reeding farm, today was offered or sale. Mayer, who entered racing in 038 as a means of relaxing from chores as head of Metra- Goldwyn-Maycr Studios, found that mining a S5.OOC.coo enterprise took o much of his lime he had none eft for plcturc-makim;. A snokosman for Ihe chunky film xccuth'c told the United ' Pre-;s lal Mayer has started negotiations •ilh eastern racing interests lo Isposc of his horses. He said the eal has not been concluded n-id onfirmed thai S5.0CO,00 0 was one f the sums under discussion The syndicate seeking to buy out layer is said to be composed of Cosmetics Queen Elizabeth Arden Graham, owner of the Maine Chance Farm- Warrrm Wright, er of the Famoii* Cahmient ins; Edward s . Monrt , he Circle M Stables; E. E Da!e *?,", ' T' 01 ' of tllc Coldslrcam =tud, and Drowncll and U-snr Combs, Kentucky horsemen 'Even though my r,, c im.' mii;ht . considered a successful enter '"',=;, ^:? r -, lokl rri ">"" "I feel Alabama Cagers Upset Fast L.S.U. Quintet, 45-38 Hubert sakl he introduced the bill lo protect "the kids who believe our spoils arc part mid parcel ol our American \vay of life." lierL Bell, commissioner of the National Professional rootball Le.i- Biic, iwd appealed lo AUojm'y acn- crul Tom C. Clark for such a bill. Hell currently is trying to decide the future status of Prank I'iichocfc and Meile Jlapcs, Giants backliekl slar.s whom Gambler Al- vln Paris was convicted of attempting to bribe. Hoover said this incident and "the fliihl ol Hie scum of gamblers that have trcquenled all professional spoi-ls contest*-— even prac- lieinu their lecherous activities In the very arenas where the contests me in pvoii: ess— have stunned Ihc fail' play conscience ol the ijreut budy of the American public," Hoover said these steps must be taken: 1. A definite and determined el- fort should ho msde by tliosc directly responsible for the development of sporting events, and the participants of athletic contests, to keep sports above reproach. '1. Where local and state laws prohibit gambling they should lie enforced with all the vigor that is possible. Where laws are not be- irifj enforced, Hie law-abiding clt- i/.?ns not only have the right b'.il the duty to demand enfoi cement. Southern Ball Club Owners to Elect President , Ala.. Jan., 13. (U1 J )— -Southern Association club directors arrived here today for their annual meeting to adopt 'a playing schedule and tills year to elect a league president to replace Hilly Evans. Kvans resigned recently to become scnciii) numugcr of the Uc- irolt Tigers of the American League. The meeting is sr.ieUulcd lo begin tomorrow at 10 a.m. bin, informal meetings are being held late today and tonieii!, tu i.jn! out rivil club president 1,11 llicu nominations lo replace Evani. Cicncnil M KII> ( ;.;I- Kdt'le tilc'junn of the Olnnliigliiiiti bnrnn.s, host lo Hie group, said a few tru-.les might be announced at the meeting. He said the B[irons have som^ players to offer lu : exchange wllli other clubs. Oscco/o Girls Win Over Dyess; Boys' Team Loses Osccola girl cager s divided win- nine honors with Dyess squads last night on the Osceola court by nosing out (he visiting sextet's! to 27 and dropping the boys' tilt 30 to ai. Dyess took an early lead in llin boys' game and held it throughout, leading at lialftiinc by , ( 15 to 8 count. Shnrieyre.lt of Osceola 'led his learn with nine points. , The girls' teams played a close contest during the first, half and left the score tied at 15-15 at intermission. Upbbins, Osccola forward, Icrl scoring \dth 12 points Next lilt tol - the Osccola crew is next Tuesday night with Mississippi County High School on the home court. n Hamner and" L"S u" " gg'o Leaves Hospital NEW YORK. Jan. M ,U P ,_ orl° r t S L k ' J ° C Di "»BRio, New ork Yankee outfield star, would fl tc?d C '° '?n VC ' Bcth Davi(1 llos 'il toua>. although }, c stji, ,,. t ^ rs cast on his left foot, from whic. bone spur was removed a week The spur was taken off ]]is llcc , uiMa Bg io said he would be in nape for the opcnin s of the baseball season. Read Courier News Want, Ads. Two Chick Cage Teams to Play Caruthersville •i'he Ulytheville chicks cnuo srjuads will be host tonight to Ca lulhersville "A," and "B" teams In an all-boys doublc-hcailcr oil llic high school floor beginning at As Ihcy meet the Mlssourlan cagcmen, llic'Chicks "A" quint will be seeking llielr seventh slralghl win to .supplement their undofc jt- ed record so far this season. Slnled as probable slartcrs arc day and Stafford, forwards; Hardy center; Ca Id well and Foster! guaids. With two wins and three losses on their score sheet, the Chick "13" cagers will be gunnUi" fo r „ W |,, lo even the tally. Probable .start- in« llnc-u|) for the liecs includes McDiiniels nnd Gentry. I'oni'ards: Smith, center; Kilxhugli and Simon, guards. Notre Dame Advocates Practical Grid Standards SOUTH BKND. Hid.. -Ian. 14. tl)P> —Notre Dame University will nut lead In de-emphasis of hile.rco!le- giate athletics, but will follow llic major school.s which est;ibjl.',li practical standards." the Rev. ,1'jim J. CavanaiiBh. C. S. C., pre.ildcn".. told the annual Irish football b.in- riucl last night. "If the great educational i>);tl- lutlons agree on practical su'nclardi, for athletics '' and decide not lo schedule other Institutions that will lot observe these standards." he •.aid. "Notre Dame will go alone providing the decent corollary of such a policy Is put into cfTYcl, that no institution observing Uiisc standards will be excluded from competition." he said. Scribes Forgive Slaughter BOSTON. Jan. 14. I UP)—Boston jaseball writers, who .suffered un- iiappincss at the hands of Enos Slaughter of Hie St. Louis Cardinals during the 1016 Cardinal-Red Sox World Series, decided today to forgive and forget, and invited tne outfielder to their annual dinner. Slaughter, who was the greatest individual factor in the St Louis victory, will sit at the head table ind will get a pen and pencil set. Another feature of the dinner will be presentation of the Ralph Mt'Millen trophy to Ted Williams chosen most valuable Boston player 11 Hie ID'15 season. NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that Rov Shcppard, 128 E. Sycamore has made application to operate, a Cur for hire in the City of Blythcvillc. An v and all protests should be in writing and filed within ten days in the office of the City Clerk. Prank WliUworUi City Clerk, NOTICE Notice is hereby given Ihal J. Cecil Lowe has made application to erect a GO' x 30' concrete and tile building on the north half of lots nine and ten block B of the Morris Addition to the City of Blylhcvillc. The building to be creeled will be used as a grocery store. Any protest should be in writing and filed in the office of the City Clerk. Joe Carney, City Engineer. HOUN EXPRESS Jewelers Win Over Cooter By 31-22 Score Filnpalriek Jewelry lndcp:>ndeuls out-pointed the Cooter Indnu-n- dcnls 31 lo 22 lasl uisht oil Ihe Mls- sourlans' hardwood. The Jewelers established an early lead which they neld throu;;!: the «ame, leiicllng at hnlfi.iine J!) 10 7. l.ipford, Filxpatrick fonv.i'xl. and iiurton. Cooler center, led scurin;; with elBlil points each, Wilson of the Jewelers and Chandler, toiler Siiard. shared runner-up honor:; with six apiece. The box score: FftzpnCrfck 31 I'os. TUESDAY, JANUARY M, 19.17 ftakestr.iw :i .. .!•'. Mpford ;i !•'.. Krcch 4 c Poff 2 (; Him (_;'. Siibsiitiititins: l''it/p.itric'< -- - bank.s •!, Mctciilf 3, Uulos 2, Wil- •iOJl 6'. Cooler a2 II. W. I-ns-)n 1 .. u. KHS-HI :i Duri.m 3 Williamson 1 Chandler ii There are 750 communities In .he U. S. not yet served | )V airlines—from towns of MO in the .vest to 100,000 or more In the cast Swot King Walks Again But Not to First Base NEW YORK, Jan H.— (cjl'i — Hopes for Babe nuths quick recovery were bright, today after the former home run king of the major leagues walked yesterday »>r the first time since a serious neck operation Jan. (i. and Ills nurse reported him "quite improved." The Babe was able lo travel only lo Ihe end of the corridor and back, but allendants at French Hospital said Ihe fact he was able lo get out of bed was cncoui aging. The 51-year-old Ruth, who weighs over 200 pounds, entered the hospital Nov. 26 for treatment of what was thought to be a sinus condition, ffe showed Improvement at first, then the pain became worse and a later diagnosis showed need for the operation, in which main arteries in Ihe side of his neck were tied off. TOO WEAK TQ °" 'CERTAIN OAVS' Of Month? Tlili. (jrcal mcatcluc la fumnus \a relieve painful distress tinii ilml iicrnms, IrrUnble feelings, of such aays ~ when due to leiaale lunt- monthly disturbances! 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