The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 17, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 17, 1952
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r, JAHTTAirr IT, Tribe Seeking Ninth Win In March of Dimes Game; Bees WHI Play Armorel '• Tn the feature game of the twin-* 3*1)11, Coach Jimmy Fisher's Chicles N* HI clash with the highly regarded Yellowjacket* of Bay. In a preliminary game, Coach Bob Newman's .Chickasaw Bee» will play Armore High, The first game Is scheduled for 7 p.m. Blythevllle school officials said yesterday that 100 per cent of the gate receipts will be donated Io Blytheville's March of Dimes campaign. In keeping with a policy set up several .years ago. Last year .— f. ~«,.-.—« ,j-~^ia agu. i_ia^ir year however, Blythevllle played Oscoola In the benefit game and the two cities split the gate receipts with one half going to Osceola's drive and one hnlf to Blytheville's. After 9th Win Coach Fisher said yesterday that George Clark and Ted Fisher oi the Mississippi County 'Basketba); Officials Association, have agreed to officiate the game free of charge with their usual fee to be turned over with the gat* receipts to the March of Dimes. . rhf Chicks will be seeking their ninth win of the season against only two losses and Coach Fisher Is expecting No. a to come the hard way. Bay Is regarded as one of the •ading Class A teams of District „ riree and tonight's game probably will have a lot of bearing on the seedings when the district tournament brackets are drawn up" next Sunday. • The Chicks wound up their pre- game practice with a stiff workout yesterday afternoon. Coach Fisher, In an effort to liven up his team's offensive attack, put the stress on offense during yesterday's practice session. . The tribe spent more than an hour on setting up plays before turning to another hour-long scrim- inage session. : The Chicks are expected to be •t full strength for tonight's tus- fle. Robert Harrison, who has been • idellned for a week due to an ankle injury, was back practicing yesterday and probably will be able to •ee some action tonight. Mays Accepted For Army Duty Giants' Outfielder Passes Second Exam; March Call Expected BIRMINGHAM. Ala. (AP)-The New York Giant cenlerfielder Wl lie Mays, and a heap of memorie will be called Into military servic soon. The 20-year-old Negro was i cepted for the armed forces in second test at the pre-ltidUctlo center here yesU-rriay. He was re jectcd when he failed an aptitud test at his first test last October Mays said he hoped to be assign ed to the Army, and to play base ball on a service team. The youn player said lie regretted deeply los ing two years of experience. Bu he added: "Maybe I'll learn Bom baseball In the Army." Expecfs March Oil His draft board quota for th month has been filled. A Third Ar my public Information officer B Atlanta indicated that Mays wou] be called into uniform In late Feb ruary or early March Mays will take a tot of memorie along for a youngster with only on year In the majors. He was one o the fastest men In the big league and was a prime factor In th Giants' stretch drive for the 135 National League pennant. The centerfielder said his out standing memory was the first t his 20 homers with .the Giants tour-sacker against the Bosto Braves was his first hit In 28 time at bat. He batted .274 last season. A fountain In LaPayette Park New York state, commemorate the founding of the W.O.TU Red Paper Hints Russia May Enter 1952 Olympics L MOSCOW. (&)— The lead, "editor-' » in Trud today called on Soviet winter athletes to Intensify their training and Improve their results M Tlew of the coming Olympic Ourwc. Thl» editorial was seen as a pos- Indication the Russians intend to enter the winter Olympics In Norway next month. - Modem submarine telephone cables have amplifiers built Into them »nd designed to work for years under enormous water pressure. Detroit Tigers' Owner Is Dead DETROIT WT-Walter O. Briggs 74, .industrialist and owner of th Detroit Tigers of the 'American Baseball League, died at his winte home In Miami,, Fla., today. Briess was head of the Briggs Manufacturing Co. of Detroit, mak er of automobile car bodies. It L» one of the major firms of the auto Industry. He had been owner of the base ball teams for many years. Briggs was reported to have been stricken Sunday with a kidney Infection. Since Monday night he had been confined to bed. He would have been IS Feb. New Government Salary Rule Expected to Hit Giants Hard • WASHINGTON W-Th. New York Giants. National I^eagu, „»„_ Bant winners, may get hurt by a new government rulln, on baseball Mlaries, a major league club official predicts. ™«oail Pennant winners usually boos Mlaries sharply the following ye»r .S| e new ruling doesn't cover thi. «M the Giant* apparently will no be able to spend more than In 1951 "It'll hurt the Giants unless thej can get released as a special case from the Salary Stabilization Board," Calvin Griffith, vice presi dent of the Washington Senators told a reporter after he heard abou the new pcllcy. The new policy, announced lasi. night, set a ceiling on club payrolls rather than salaries of individua players, as did the old rule.. It gives club owners this choice of a payroll ceiling; ' I. The payroll In any year from 1945 through 1950 plus i flat 10 per cent. 2. The payroll In 1951 without the 10 per cent. Included in the payroll are all players, player-coaches and player-managers but no administrative -personnel. • The club may parcel out Its pay- roll to players any way it wishes The New York Yankees. last year's World Series winner, would seem to be in the clear. Joe DiMaggio has announced he won't be on the ball field next year. That means the Yankees will have ptMagglo's reported »100,000 salary to play around with. ; And the Boston Red Sox m»y come out very well Indeed if Ted Williams doesn't collect his reported $100,000 salary. in the U. S. Marines. He may be Use of the ultra high frequencies planned for television use would In volve adoption of small about t foot In length. Golden Gloves Elimination Opens with 23 Fights; 21 Bouts on Tonight's Card By GEORGE CLARK (Courier New* Bpori* editor) antenna —Courier News Photon CLOVERS GO TO WORK-Forty-six young Eastern Arkansas rln, lopefuls banged away at each other in the opening rounds of the golden Bloves tournament at OsceoU last night. ln the photo at upper left, Gay Parnsh of BIJrtheville (back to earner*, rushes Clinton Daniels of Burdette while Daniels tries to clinch. Daniels won the decision In the 155-160 pound bout In the photo at upper right, Harold. Bras field, a 159-pounder from West Memphis pokes an awkward left square on the chin of Connie Coggins of Caraway. Coggtos got the decision. In the bottom photo, Jame, Bagley. 112-pounder from Joiner, appears to have no head u he clinche. with Bill Bell of Caraway. Bagley won the decision. Dell Gets County Senior Tourney; Juniors Delayet LUXORA-Site for one of Mississippi County's prep basketbal tournaments was set last nlfrht but a squabble has delayed action o; ihe awarding of the other. Dell High School was awarded senior boys and girls tournament on a bid of 100 per cent of Ihe gate receipts less expenses but the awarding of the Junior tourney must wait until Saturday The tourney will be held the last week in February. A mild squabble developed over the Junior tournament which prompted the athletic committee of the Mississippi County Schoolmasters Association to delay action on naming: a site ;for that meet un- '11 Saturday. Luxora was first awarded the Junor tourneys but then a suggestion was made that the junior event be divided into'classes. A and B. However it was brought to the commit- ee's attention that Arkansas Ath- etic Association rules prohibit the lassihg of junior high teams so he committee nullified Its decision nd voted to meet at Luxora Saturday to study the .situation fur- he r. The junior tourneys will\be held the third week In February. Osceola was the only other school lidding for the junior tournament. At Saturday's meeting, the com- iltlee will name the junior tourney ite. seed the boys teams and draw ip the brackets. However, the bracked drawn up t last night's meeting for the jun- or girls tournament will stand as •Jll the decision on what official; •ill be hired to work the Junior ourney. W. c. Meadows and J..T. Conner loth of Blythevllle, were picked a; unlor officials and Harold (Trlg- ert Wall of Manila. Meadows and 3ewey Stotts of Wilson were pick- d to work the senior tourneys. Brackets were also drawn up for he senior boys and girls tournaments last night and teams were ceded. In the boys' bracket Dyess nawnee. Gosnell and Dell W ere eded and in the girls bracket Oscola. Missco. Dell and Luxora were edcd. Junior girls' teams seedid ere Kelser, Manila, Armorel and First round pairings for bracket* awn up last night were- Senior boys-Dyess vs bye; Miss- vs Reiser; Wilson vs. Luxora; osnell vs. bye; Shawnee vs. bye; Burdette v«. bye; Osceola vj. Armo rel an* Dell v». bye. • Senior girls—Osceola n . Kelser Wilson vs. Burdette; Manila Gosnell; Missco vs. bye; Del! bye; Armorel vs. Shawnee; Dyes vs. Leachville and Luxora vs. bye. Junior girls—Reiser vs. bye; Os ceola vs. Shawnee; Leschville vs Dyess; Manila vs. bye; Armorel vs bye; Missco vs. bye; Dell vs. Wilson Luxora vs. bye. Kentucky Back \s Offensive Cage Leader -NEW YORK C/P)—After two weeks In second place, Kentucky «gau took over as the nation's No offensive major college basketbal, according to statistics of the National Collegiate Athletic Bureau. With 83 points against Tarter o, Cincinnati and »9 against Florida the Wildcats show an average o 84.3 points per game In contests through last Saturday. West Virginia Is a distant second with mark of 18.8. In team defense, Oklahoma A. <fe M. heads the list for the second straight week, having illowed the enemy an average of 443 points per game. Oklahoma City University Is second with 4«.7 and Maryland third with 4T.S. The University of Houston holds a narrow first-place margin In field goals percentage with 41.4 to 41.3 for Duquesne. College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED FMSS Pennsylvania OS Columbia M Fordhim 11 Princeton s« Carnegie Tech «S Pitt }e Army «2 Lehigh SI Rhode isUnd 113 New Hampshire FOR SALE! Calcium Ammonium N ltrAto 201 PER CENT I I I 0 I t? NITROGEN For Information and Price, Call WEST MEMPHIS COTTON OIL MILL WEST MEMPHIS, A*K. Memphis > Si Phone Memphis 5-4040 True Story Not Told, Hester Now Claims - ..--, —....., i roar) Hester, the 7-foot ba^kpfViali Player is QUO ,ed as S ay,,,g the true story of why he ,u,t tt Un e , y of Arkansas wasn't told by University officials. ' Jack Fisher sports editor of the Bhrcveport Times, said Hester told him in an interview: "I never told anybody that I was ared of basketball, bigtlme or any other kind. I dirt say, and I still say, that I WHS tired ol basketball In Arkansas, I can't tell what my main reasons were because some oi •htm were personal. It was just that basketball at Arkansas was never what I expected It to be." Hester, now enrolled ^ , Centenary here, dropped out at Ar- kansas early this month, Arkansas Coach Presley Askew, said the big hoy had an "Intense dislike" for school, had lost his enthusiasm for basketball and Just wanted to return to his Louisiana farm life. Fisher continued to quote Hester: "I don't know how anybody got the idea that I was fed up with school I wanted an education vhen 1 left high school and I still want one. I'm glad I can get one closer to home "I know I'm gonna like It here at Centenary i iik c coach De A record number or 101 younz ring hopefuls from all section* of eastern Arkansas, were on hand for u, e J > £ e £ ln8 wssion 'n the Osceola ?. g ;l^ ' Gym Ia5t nl « h ' M <l « '""' ^?_1. lctl °" '? the largest field Is so large thai it nec- :ed tournament officials to extend the event another night. The three-night tournament now will run for four nights with the finals to be held Monday night A total of 23 fights were reeled off lost njght on the largest opening night card ol the tournament's seven year history. A large portion of these bouls, however, were between the pce-wees, boys that welsh less than 100 pounds and who are not eligible for competition in the Commercial Appeal's Mid-South Tournament of Champions In Memphis next month. A near-capacity crowd of approximately soo spectators sliovred up for last night's fights and the' boys taking part didn't let them down. There were several flghU that brought tremendous roars of appro- ya from the lans and for the blood, thirsty there was plenty of blood. ElShl TKO'l Eight ol the fights ended in technical knockouts and one in a knockout. Herman Tippen, a lanky, straight punching m-pounder from Trumann, scored the lone knockout over Wllburn Hatch of Dyess. Tippen floored Hatch twice In the first round and tile second time he was awarded a knockout verdict The last three fights on last night's card ended In technical knockouts. In the 155-160 pound bracket Lewis O'Neal of Tnimann scored a TKO over Buddv Gilmore of Nettletcn after 33 seconds of the. first round, The next bout between Alfred Collie. 133, of the Burdette learn and Raymon Vega. 128-1/2 of Wilson was stopped alter 55 seconds of the second round due to a nose Injury by Veg« and Collie was awarded the verdict. In the final bout Chav- ley Bell 146. of West Ridge, scored a third round TKO over Robert Holloway, 148, of Marianna. Ber.ny Lazaror. and Sonny Shelby of Memphis, officiated all bouts. 60-100 pounds — Buddy Butler, Dyess, decisioned Bobby Pnrker, OF- ceola. Don Rowe, Wilson, decistor.ed Bobby Kyle. Osceola. jimmy Kline West Memphis, declsloned Robert Porter, Osceola. Jimmy Meade, Trumann, clecisloned John Lutes, Bur- detle. Jimmy Humphrey. West Memphis, declsloned Earl Hendrix, Osceola. lley Ellis, Osceola, declslbncrt Ray Adcoct, Osceola. Wayne Hargraves, Dyess, decisionert Paul Houston, Burdetle. Ksren Holloway. Dyess defeated w. L. Croj. Osceola. TXO 1st. Dave Wlimingharo, Dyess, de- sioned Edwin Johnson. Dyess. 105-113 pounds—Billy Joe McLean, Kelser, won over Claude Cook- Osceola, TKO 1st round. Herman Tippen. Tnimann, kayocd Wllburn Hatch, Dyess, 1:20 first round.' 120-130 pounds—Orviile Stanfleid, Burdette. declsloned Harry Barker i Barlon. Jimmy Johnson, West Mem- phl«, declsloned Joe R», stew»-t , n ? £?, CUrence Morris, o«c»l. 1st Mickey McArthur, DyewdT- feated George Jones, Oeceol ^dyw^-M.TS.^KS iTumann, won over LaudLi («>•»/•. ner, Kelser, TKO 3nd. ClintorT i££ lels, Burdette. declsloned Gay pir rlsh. Blythevllle. Loul* O'Neal Tru mann, won over Buddy Gi'lmore" NetUeton, TKO Isi, Chirley^n' West Ridge, defeated Rober^Hcl?"-' way, Marianna, TKO 3rd. Gus Mancuso To Speak Here And in Osceola who Is now color man at u Cardinal broadcasts, will majce two appearance* , n Ml5iUslppl Monday «t noon h« win and thli at a luncheon in Osceoli londay night he will be guest opsft house at the Junior Chamber of Commerce club room A former Cardinal catcher, M«n- cuso. Joined the staff of H arry Caray, St. Louis broadcasterHast &,rX^-'''< ***» he had served the as a coach. Mtmcuso currently Cardinal broadcast areas as a r»rT resenlalive of the beer firm'Sat sponors the broadcast. RewrKten Later ~ The official record of 'the pro- .eaingj at the meeting of an nr £?'"! "P^ «lglnally wa* c«l>d Is laney's basketball. They play a slow game up »t Arkansas. ... I like to run." Hesler will become eligible fq r basketball at Centenary next season inof sweet:, . Stag . long . g o- developed costly cxlr* iiopi to eliminate unf«t men ted sugar. There's «» fwtettiess 10 hide true bter flavor. % 5 brew m sracothne«-Ar«u> »«/ bit- rness. 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