The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 10, 1952 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 10, 1952
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTUEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1951 Chicks-Humes Clash Tops County s Heavy Cage Slate Mississippi County's ni^ii school basketball teams turn into their final mouth of pre- connty tournament play tomorrow night with^itfhl ^imcs on the agenda. Five of, the eight games are to be* played within the county while three county teams, Shawnee. LeacV and Wilson hit the road for 01. county games. Highlight of tomorrow night's action will be phiyed in Blythevillo's Haley Field gym whoic Coach Jimmy Fisher's Blythcville Chicks take on Humes of Memphis hi a doubleheader Involving A and H SKjuati?. In (lie first game of the twin bill. the schools' B teams clash with the A teams playing in tho feature attraction. Humes is the tlih'd-ranked team of the Memphis Prep Ix^iRue. Another top notch game will be reeled off at Osceola where Osceoln'.s boys and girls play host to Greene County Tech teams of parngonW, Greene County Tecli is rated one of the better chws A teams of District TJirce and O-sceoJa is expecteii to go far in Die county Class B competition. fturilcltc vs. Go.s/irll Burdetu? and Gosnell renew their ancient court rivalry at Gosnell tomorrow night. It will be a doubleheader with the girls' teams clashing in the preliminary game and the boys' teams meeting In the main event. Missco High and Dell are scheduled to square away in what probably will be tlie top Class B games of the week at Dell tomorrow night. The double header pits the gtrls' teams of the two schools In the 7:30 opener and the boys' teams In the feature game at 8:30. In another double header to b€ played in the county tomorrow night Keuer invades Armorel for n pair of games. LeachvllJc, tho defending District 3A champions take ft long trip tomorrow going to Center Ridge in North wast Arkansas to piny last gear's nmner-ups In the state tournament. Shawnce and Wilson both travel with the'Indian* of Shawnee going to Trnmann for a pair of games and Wilson going to Crawfordsvllle. College Basketball 9f Th. Aimfefed Pro. ' MM Tt ByrftcuM M Oc4(j6i« 80 Cornell M Columbia OB Harvard M Tale M Brown 98 % Holy Cross 14 Trlnfty (Coon) SO Perm 19 Delaware M .MlM Tl Mtw Stafc 81 Georgia Tech 66.Auburn M Miami fPla) I0« . Florida South- SHjDurocher's Giants Voted Year's Comeback Champs SANTA MONICA, calif. Wi—Tho selection of the New York Olants a.s the Comt Jj;ick Ch.impiom of (951 was hailed by Manager l.eo Du- riKhcr today oi> "another wonderful honor for a great bunch of guys." ! never saw a team with more determination or will to win," he +said. 'Which explains the New Yorkers' surye to the National League pennant against odds so staggering that 1G5 out ol 214 sporlswrllers and sportscaslcrs . picked It as the No. 1 comeback In the Associated Press' annual poll. "The Giants weren't tlie greatest team 1'- e managed or played with," said Dm-ochcr, "But I've never had or scon one with more hustle. They were really great, and never HUit." He Indicated that maybe the old St. Louis Gashouse Gang — Pi-ankle Medwick. et al — had n shade In ability on hLi Giants, but certainly not In the spirit department. The home run by Bobby Thomson, climaxing the Giants' uphill light In the Ilnal game or the playoff with the Brooklyn Dodgers, save Durocher his thrill of all time. "I never had anything to compare with it. anytime, In sll the years I've been In baseball," he said. Got 543 Votes The Giants' feat of winning the flag nftcr dropping IS'.j games behind the Dodgers in August earned them a total of 5-19 points In the AP |>oll for the greatest comeback team or individual in 1951. . Jersey Joe Walcott's knockout of Ezznrd Charles for a heavyweight boxing title was rated second, with 127 points. Other leading comebacks on a 3-2-1 point vote for the first three places: 3—Bobby Feller, baseball, 52 points; 4—stsnford, football, 47; 5—Ben Hogan, golf, 40; B—Chicago White Sox. baseball. 33; 7—Ray Robinson, boxing, 32; 8—Auburn, football, H; 9_J 0 DIMagglo, baseball In world series. 12; 10—Detroit Lions, lootball, 11. Durocher himself received & couple of comeback votes. REPEATER—Junic McMahon won the world individual match-gam* championship for lh« Rccond time in three years defeating tfw nation's top bowlers in th« annual all-star tournament at the Chicago Coliseum. Formerly of Lodi. N.J., McMahon now rolls out of Chicago. (NEA) Oklahoma City 53 Wichita. M Navy 71 Catholic Univ 39 Arkansas SUt« 87 Hendrlx W Southern State 81 Ouachlln 53 Reed Courier News Classified Ads TedWilliamsCalled To Duty by Marines BT BILL KINO BOSTON WT-Ted. Williams, baseball's top salaried slugger, has fce« recalled by the u. S. Marines and, If physically fit, probably will be lc«t to th« Boston Red Box until he reaches the comparative old age of 3A. That SlOO.OOO-plus performer is one of several hundred former Maline flyers being called back ns replacements for Korean veterans due active service releases. Reports from Marine heartfjuar ters In Washington where that Williams, now 33. will report at nearby Squnntnm. Mass., for a physlcn . . . Ted Williams . Hijh 1'riccrl Marine . Jockeys Fined At Santa Anita Firing Starts Tomorrow in Crosby Pro-Am PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. WV-Blllg Crosby's persSiial.golflng parly thi SIO.OOO NatloBSrPro-Amateur Tour nament he sponsors for charily ev ery year, gels under way tomorrow. Proceeds go to polio research veterans hospitals, youth centers, imd other Institutions. The 5-1-hole links derby, which examination on April 2. If found fit, he will go on active duty 01 May 2 for at least 17 months. "If Uncle Sam wants me, I'm ready. I'm not any different than the next fellow." Williams phoned General Mannsrr Joe Crnmn from his Florida Everglades fishing retreat last night. "But Ml j;o throucrli all of the sprlnst training and I'll stay with the club and a-.vatl further orders" Williams added. May Xol Pass Physical Williams' chances of passing Ihe Marines' strict physical teats for Its flyers are considered dubious in the service's local circles. Ted fractured his left clbo-.v during the I960 all-star game and the resulting surgery has hampered that arm's mobility ever since. Williams missed three seasons from low tlumiah 1015. because of World War II sr-rvice. He qualified ns a Marine (her al Chan?! Hill ,-N. C. and Peni;u-o!n. Fin., and i served as an instructor at Pearl Harbor Washlualon reportorl thai Wil- 'iams was hems recalled as a cap stacks un with any show of Us kit,,, anywhere, will see a galaxy of stars footing it over three courses In n many days. Among the 172 performers will lie some of the finest professional: In Die land; many crack atnateun and notables from the movies, baseball anrt the music world, wlio range /com hiickei-s to fair golfers. Crooner Crosby, whose five tou,- nnments here have netted charity 395,000. won't play in tliu gala affair for which he puts up all the cash and prizes. But from the sideline* lie will exchange quips with a fellow who does a fair Job of quipping himself. Bob Hope. The screen and rr,rlit comic is paired with Jimmy Dc-mnret Dodgers Fire Sukeforth, Hire Babe Herman TV, ACE Proposals Due To Liven NCCA Meeting Br WILL CRIMSLEI' CINCINNATI (AP)—Michigan State's Dr. John Hannah drops in for a call today, the television committee makes its report and things start popping at .the National Collegiate Athletic Association convention, Notre Dame and Pennsylvania Papooses to Play Carulhersville Juniors' A and B Teams See Action In Missouri Tonight Blytheville Junior High School's Papooses go after their sixth victory of the season and their fourth «i a row tonight when they take on the Caruthcrsville Juniors in the feature game of a doubleheader at Caruthersville. Both the A and B teams will see action In tonight's twin-bill. In the first game, scheduled for 7 o'clock, the two schools' B teams will clash with the A teams meeting in the second game. This will be the meeting with the Paps' second Caruthersville WSB Studying New Player Salary Plan WASHINGTON (if) — The Salary Stabilization Board, after a personal appearance by baseball's best hitter last year. Stan Musial. get.s to work today on a new player salary formula. Miisml fley into town yesterday for a few words with board officials about his salary predicament. He signed a contract with the St. Louis Cards last year which would have brought him a reported $85,000—if regulations had allowed it. —Courier Newi Photo* DELL CAGERS—Dell High School's basketball teams are expected to finish high In Mississippi County tourney, competition this year. Both teams boast fine records with the girls' team rated second In the county at present. Members of the girls team are: front row (left to right)— Helen Workman, Sally Tate. Anlce Blair. Betty, Holmes, Peggy Blair, Peggy Cook, M. Brent and Vera Brinkley. Back row^Jenette Brown, Peggy Johnston, Carol Lndner, Donna Simmons, Jean Cook and Carolyn Brinkley. Members of the boys' team are: back row—Joe Perkins, Gene Mooney, Harold I«\vis', J. w. Trantham, and Jim Chandler. Front row—Dale Minyard, Ray Cook, Junior Rlcnarason, Earnest Shelton and Dickey Simmons. Two More Teams Fall From Unbeaten Ranks By TED MEIER NEW YORK (ill —Syracuse and Mississippi state were knocked out But they didn't. Despite his .355 average, best in cither league. Stan o! thc unbeateji ranks in 'college basketball last night, narrowing had to be content with hus 1950 list of undefeated major teams to seven. llnu bu UC lull,HIV \tl,ll ilui ItrJU salary of about $50.000 — highest Syracuse took a 12-49 lacing at salary for any Cardinal paid that* .'- .... Yl;ivr j the hands of Pitt at Pittsburgh t while Miss. State absorbed a 17-62 That s the base year. The salary. wfiact! ing from Mississippi at Uiil- board niled that no player may be Ver5 j ty _ Mlss . Svrncu . SD had wor raised to a point higher than the six in a r0w an(f - state nlne highest paid man on the club In Tills ]caves Knnsa5 _ „.„. F i ori da, 10-0; Seton Hall. 10-0; Iowa, 0-0; The rule was an inflation curb—[Illinois. 0-0: Suquesne, 8-0 and St. orer Toledo while Georgia Tech, ahead at the halt by 18 points, saved off Auburn's late bid to win, 56-54. team this year. Earlier this season Coach Harold Stocktons crew nosed out the Junior Tigers by eight points in a game played here. The Paps wound up their preparations for the game with a Jong workout yesterday aJternoon and Coach Stockton reports his charges in line physical form for the contest. , Tuesday night, the Paps won their third straight victory by whipping Paragould 32-23 at Paragould. Walcott Tells Of Matthews Bout Offer CAMDEN, N. J. (!f1~ Joe Wnlcott says he has been offered a $250,000 guarantee and 35 per cent of the television, rights to defend his heavyweight boxing title against Harry Matthews this summer at the Los Angeles Coliseum. In a radio broadcast yesterday, Walcott disclosed the offer was made by a "great female movie star." He declined to name her. Matthews recently turned down a chance to meet ,Toey Maxim for the light heavyweight title. In Seattle, Matthews' manager said he had not been approached about a fight with Walcott. Walcott said he also had received another offer from a Detroit automobile magnate and Detroit sportsman, both unnamed. Under the terms of the contract signed before Walcott took the heavyweight title from Ezzard Criarles last July, Walcott* agreed to give the former champion first crack at the title. Walcott and his manager, Felix Bocchicchio. have Indicated they believe a bigger gate might be real- ised by a title defense against some contender other than Charles. are girded for a fight against controlled television of college football games but admit It's a hopelesi^ cause. ' p "I am . convinced the commute* ind convention will vote for : a restricted program," said Ed. (Moose) Krause,- Notre Dame athletic director, "but we stand against controls, • : "Our counsel tells us the NCAA plan is in violation of anti-trust laws. We can't vote for something against the law. "We have an open mind. We aren't sure the year's survey proves TV is damaging to attendance. We'd like to see a year of uncontrolled television just to see whether It hurts." Notre Dame, teamed with Penn» sylvanla, fought for unrestricted television a year ago and lost to an overwhelming vote for a year's moratorium. The controls reportedly cost the South Bend institution 5600,000 in TV receipts. Seeks Dixie Support Penn's militant athletic director, Prances Murray, was dela3'ed in his flight here and wasn't able to Join in yesterday's preliminary jockeying. • A Penn spokesman said he hoped for support from Southwest, which the South and hasn't receive the same way the Wage Board has made rules governing wage increases during the mobilization period. Salary board officials said ilatly today the new rule now being worked out would be an industry-wide, all-club rule. The 16 clubs would have one effective ceiling rather than 16 separate ones. At this sta^c no one would predict hfj\v the new ceiling or formula might work. ARCADIA. Calif, i.^., _ Th]ec jockeys at. Sams Anita hale run afoul of the bo.ird of stewards. Cordon Gli«on was lined 1200 ye.=terrtay lor carele.^ riding Jan, S abtard JczAk, winch won the rare. Johnny Adams and Ralph Neves lain, a rank'triai\YouiofeiHitle h'im were set down lor file ndiiiR riav.< to ;,|K.II( fCOfl a month compensa- •t;aij;ht 'ion. tnrliKiin.K allowances for dc- licndenl? and previous service. Me Is married and Ihe father of a small datiehier. Rccrmlv he purchased a ne<v home for his family apiece lor failure to keep their mounts. Haltalue and Lemonade, respectively, after ihe break in ihe San Vicente <,t:>kes last Saturday. BROOKLYN llTi — Clyde Slllce- forth was out of a Job a; coach of the Brooklyn Dodgers today, and Billy Herman was appointed in his place, but Sukckirlh safe! there was nctnlngr to reports there were .strained relations between him and Manngor Charlie Drcssen. Sukclorth. In Ihe Dodger organization 10 years as a catcher, coach and even manager for several days on occasion, resigned suddenly yesterday, the Brooklyn management annoiincrri. N'ow manager of the Clcnfuege>s Rubber Output Rises KUALA LUMPUR, Malaya (,Vt— Government figures release recently show that the Federation produced 51,574 long tons of rubber In October, an increase i.." 3.57S tons over Septcmber v output, of the October prt, Auction. 11,558 IOIIR tons wore exported to the United Kingdom anei 4,726 to (he United States. club of the Cunnn Winter League. Herman managed Richmond In the Piedmont League of last year. He managed Pittsburgh in 1917, and was a player-coach under DiTt-sen al Oakland in 1050. Donavenlure, 8-0. as the seven unbeaten majors. With Mickey Zernich tossing in 23 points. Pitt put on a furious second quarter that had Syracuse behind, 37 to 16. at half-time. The Orange never got close thereafter. Jinx Continues Miss. State, which hasn't beaten Ole Miss on the latter's court since ID-IS, likewise battled futilely t." catch up after the first few minutes. Coy Vance tossed in 27 points for Stale in a lost cause. Most of the night's action was in the East. 'Columbia opened defense of its Ivy League crown with an easy 68-51 conquest ol Harvard. In non-league games Yale nicked Brown. 64-50; Cornell look a 60-34 thumping from Colgate; and Pennsylvania routed Delware, 19-54. A free throw by Lou prago In the last 30 seconds saved Bowling Green a 54-53 over-time victory Bugler Lures teds from Foxholes WITH THE FIRST MARINE DI- ISION IN KOREA. (/¥>-* Marine ugler is luring Communists into .N. traps. At strategic moments, he blares he Chinese cal) for attack, which lings the enemy running straight nto the muzzles of Leatherneck uns. He learned the call, note for note. ,'Iien hts patrol surprised four en- my soldiers, and a Red bugler ailed for aid. Slarlers & Generators Repaired & Exchanged J. Raymond Smith 300 E. Kentucky Ave. Phone 2665 in Miami. VALUABLE FRANCHISE DEALERSHIP FOR NECGH! SEWING MACHINES writ. n(i SUrroundi "K territory. is the sewing machine that sews on .. makes bullon holes. . .emhroWcr.. r 'rrw-,M? hcs mu ' man - v ' nl '"''» - U1 ' U ' niK < V ''S- r F«r informaliun MIDWEST DISTRIBUTORS 801 E. Marcum Little Rock, Ark. G*iesedieck gros. ,„,«..«« UCHT l.«- •»' ^Visiting Around Arkansas BY JOE MARSH irk a lisas!' M«.ybe you'll be as surprised as I was to learn that Arkansas hens hjivfi hatched onr farmers a giant- sizcd industry. AcUi.'iHy, the broiler industry produces more ci\sh in Arkansas than any other livestock crop... 60,000,000 broilers, plus cpgs and commercial chickens, brin^ Arkansas poultry farmers $65,000,000 annually. Considering lhat only a few years ago our poultry industry was kindn small — that's arc progressive people. They showed that when they voted overwhelmingly in favor of continuing the legal sale of malt beverages. The Hrewin^ Industry also is progressive as is seen in iU SeU- Kogulation Program; here retailers cooperate voluntarily in thia educational program of Sett-Regulation, assuring that beer and alft arc sold in clean, wholesome, law- abiding establishments. Bui Ihen, . in penernl At 273 degrees below zero centl- rade, or minus 460 degrees Fah- cnhcit. all heat will be removed rom an object. the full Impact of the medium, was obvious he couldn't count i heavy backing. . .The boys from Dixie were lining P pretty solidly behind the NCAA -mtrolled plan. "We feel uncontrolled television ^uld inin us," said Southeastern Conference Commissioner Bernie loore. The .National Research Opinion :enter of Chicago has prepared a 1-page report to be made public oday along with n recommenda- ion by the NCAA TV committee. The report, highly secretive, is aid to contain evidence that tele- isiorj, unharnessed, u harmful'to ootball gate receipts. The NCAA committee, headed by Colum- ia's Ralph Furey, is ready to recommend c«ntlriued controls but with a much broader program than m 1951. Bound TaWe Scheduled '. The issue will be discussed open- y at an afternoon round tabla meeting at which time television Interests will be permitted to present their views. Of equal interest—as this giant convention nears a showdown stage— Is the visit of Dr. JohPv Tannah, president of Michtg^Jf State College, and Dr. Arthur Adams, president of the American Council ol Education. These two gentlemen, as spear- leads of a special committee of college presidents, threw a bombshell Into college athletics last weekend in Washington by proposing a drastic de-emphasis program. They had a morning conference scheduled with the NCAA's executive council at which time it was hoped the ; two agencies might agree on a single plan. Next Move Top Weighted for Saturday Race ARCADIA, Calif. (tf>>— A. G. Van rierbilt's Next Move has been as signed top weight' for Saturday'; $20,000 Santa Maria. Handicap a Santa Anita. Racing Secretary Webb Everett has saddled the grea mare with 128 pounds. ' Trainer Bill Winfrey may elec to run her In the Santa Calais™ Handicap, $25,000 added, the sec ond half of the Saturday dcuble header, but if she runs in thflt on .._ ».,. u .v...« w she will be the high weight with Roses, was assigned 119. Fund Becomes 'Donation' SINGAPORE. (/!>-A trade union officer committed suicide after misappropriation of union funds. The committee which looked into ihe matter decided promptly to write off the sum us "a donation to the deceased." ine story Is told in tha 1950 report of the Singapore Labor Department. ~^. Just Arrived! the NEW LIGHTWEIGHT 9 HP PISSTON fNTEftMEDIATE CHAIN SAW e«i NOW rot TOW nn MMOHSTKAnON Reichman-Crosby Company S. Front St., Memphis Phonr S-'.ni <I..T>. nr-51 123 pounds. She was ccnsldered a more likely starter in the Santa Maria, which Ls for fillies and mares. Her moil serious competition in that race figures to come from Special Tcuch, .which drew 121, Next Move's stablemate, Bed O' GRAVEL FOR SALE! We"now have on hand several thousand yards of good-sized gravel.. .for every kind of use. Just call'753 in Carulhersvifle and we'll deliver. TAYLOR SAND & GRAVEL CO. Caruthersville.. . .Phone 753 Bushey Avenue at River Front Ju ear If you don't find us at home next Sunday, we'll be having dinner at the RAZORACK. fcriKinA

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