The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 28, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 28, 1952
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MOWBAT, JAWTTART M, 1SW (AWt.) COTJRTCT HBW1 PAGE SEVEN County Basketballers Face 15-Games Slate This Week Mississippi .County's basketball fans will have another full menu of their favorite •port this week as there are 15 games on county teams schedules. Action is slated to start tomorrow* Bight with seven games scheduled to be reeled off. Five of these seven will be played within the county. TJwre Is one game scheduled for Thursday night and seven more on the agenda for Friday night. Blythevllle Chicks will be idle tomorrow night but they are scho/J- ^ uled to go to Poplar Bluff, Mo., for a game with the always tougU Poplar Bluff Mules. Headllner of tomorrow night's action will be the clash between Osceola and Keiser girls at Osceola. Davey Williams May Quit Baseball if He Flops Again DALLAS (ft —The fellow who's expected to replace Eddie Stanky in the affections of New York Giants fans has been giving thought x> quitting baseball. * If he doesn't make the grade tills season, he may do St, too. This game will be the feature of doubleheader with the boys' teams of the two schools clashing in the other half. Another top notcher tomorrow night will pit two of the county's top rated boys teams, Dell and Shawnee. at Dell. Dell is rated as one of the top Class B teams of the north half of the county anc Shawnee is the second-rated team of the south half. Gosnell Plays Armorel Gosnell and Armorel renew their old rivalry in a pair of games a Armorel tomorrow night while Dy ess and Luxora run smack into one another at Luxora and Burdette en tertalns Lepanto. Both Manila and Leachville travel tomorrow night. Manila goes to Bay for a pair of games and Leachville takes on Rector at Rector. Thursday night Leachville goes to Jonesboro for its second meeting with the Jonesboro Hurricane. This , game will be played in Jonesboro I High School's gymnasium. Friday night. Dell and Gosnell, two top rated teams of North Mississippi County, square -off at Gosnell in the top Class B game of the night. At Wilson.'Coach Bill Yates' Bulldogs will play host to the Luxcru Panthers "and" at Keiser it will be the Eagles of Dyess and the Yel- lowjackete of Keiser renewing their old feud. Tn other games Friday night, Armorel goes to Braggadocio. Mo., Manila will play at Delaplaine in Greene County and Shawnee travels to Crftwfordsville. strange talk for a youngster get' ting such an opportunity. But Davey Williams is quite serious about it. Williams has been labeled by Manager Leo Durocher as a "good replacement" for Stanky, key man in the New York surge to the National League pennant last summer. Eddie has become manager of the t. Louis Cardinals. No player In baseball will be more lore closely watched than the 24- ear-old Williams, who played high chool baseball in Dallas, was called up by the Giants from Atlanta in 949 when he was bought for an estimated $50,000. But he was with New York only three weeks. The lext year he spent with Minneapolis. Looked Good Last year, at spring training, he felt he could make it. Stanky was jetting along in years and Williams figured he couldn't play the full season. "At least." Davey thought, "I'll get into about half the games." But again he was sent to Minneapolis, where he had a fine season, hitting .295 until the Giants called him up. He played In about 30 games while Durocher rested Stanky. He was used as a pinch hitter In two World Series games. Durocher was impressed with Williams and has given every Indication he expects him to take care of second base regularly. Undefeated List Shrinks to 2 After Kansas and Illinois Fall BT ED CORKIGAN' NEW YORK (AP)—Down, down goes the list of major unbeaten college basketball teams and today there were but two quintets in the nation with unblemished marks—Duquesne and St. Ronaventure. * And on Feb. 11, assuming the two continue their winning ways, th«r» will be only one because th«y meet on that date. Duquesne won't have It easy starling tonight, though, when It shoots for No. 11 against Vlllanova. Tlie Bonnies, with 12 In BEEF ON THE HOOF—Sien* Basketball Coach Dan Cunha dcm- onstrates one of the tricks he uses to keep the Loudonville, N. V., quintet high In the national ratings. Here he applies beefsteak padding to star Billy Hogan's bruised heel, has discovered it to b« u better remedy than the sponges most normally used. (NEA) - UP THE AIR — Milan's Moody and Perez On Wrestle Card Newcomer Eduardo Perez teams with big Jack Moody in the tag match feature of the American Legion's^ wrestling bout in Memorial Auditorium tonight. Opposing Perez and Moody will be George Cologne, who appeared here f or -. the , first time last: week, , and Rex Mobley. '* Perez is a veteran heavyweight goalie, Frank ButToni, leaps high in the u>r to nab an attempted scoring not during a soccer game with Lazio of ' Rome. Called football in Italy, the sport has no tackling or touchdowns. Milan and Lazio battled to a 1-1 tie. (NEA) hailing from Mexico. He is a student of the rough and tumble school and should make a good compan- j Ion for Moody. In the preliminary bouts, Perez will meet Mobley and Cologne will take on Moody. Gardner Mulloy Wins WEST PALM BEACH. Fla. (AP) —Gardnar Mulloy, veteran Davis Cup player from Miami defeated Tony Vincent, Miami, 6-4, 4-«, -7-5, 6-3, yesterday in the finals of the South Florida tennis tournament. Yankees Sign Bob Hogue and Two Rookies NEW YORK. (>P|—The New York Yankees today announced receipt of the signed ' contracts of three pitchers—two of them rookies who won 31 games _ between them at Beaumont in ttie Texas League. The list of signed Yankees now is 10. Th e ye a rlings are righth a nde rs Harry Schaefer and Tom Gorman. Bob Hoguey a reliefer,-who joined the Yanks on Aug. 23 last year, also is in the fold. 5 Games Booked in SWC This Week; Hogs vs. TCU BY CLAYTON H1CKERSON DALLAS W>—Southwest Conference cage quintets play five games this week with three of them conference contests ol the do-or-dle variety. Baylor jumped out of the confer-* • ence cellar last week at the ex- . _^^ Ken McGregor Beats Sedgman For Net Crown Billikens Take Lead in Big Seven with Win Over Ags ST. LOUIS </!•>—Unless an upset lurks somewhere along the line, the St. Louis University Bllllltens shouldn't have much to worry about in the Missouri Valley Conference basketball race until they meet Oklahoma A. & M. again. The Bills gained undisputed lead-* ership In the valley Saturday hy defeating Oklahoma's Aggies In a knock-down-drag-out affair, 48-40, That padded St, Louis' unbeaten record to 4-0 while tripping Uie Aggies into second place at 2-1. Detroit's Titans (9-1) and Wichita's Shockers (6-11) meet St. Louis this week, with Ohio State of the Big Ten presenting non-conference oposltlon for the Bills, St, Louis (12^4) defeated Detroit, 71-64, and Wichita, 71-45, earlier. The Aggies (11-3) also shouldn't have much trouble before meeting the Bills a second time. That game is set for SUllwater. Okla., March 6. Play Kansas Thl, \v>ck Only opponent for the Aggies week Is Kansas of the Big Seven Conference. Like the Aggies, the Kansans also were knocked out of a first-place league lie Saturday night. Another return malch ts scheduled this week when Houston University (5-5) travels to play Tulsa's Hurlcanes (9-5) Friday. Houston defeated TMlsa in the first match 42-41. Tulsa wiii be trying to regain IBS' ground after slipping to fifth placi when defeated by Detroit last week 67-55. That placed Detroit an Lloyd AAangrum Wins Rich Phoenix Open By BOB MYERS PHOENIX, Ariz. UP)—Money Is nothing new to golfer Lloyd Man- gi'Uffi, but today he treasured a distinction which hadn't come hi* way befqre. That was a victory In the $10.000, Phoenix Open—and a $2,000 clieck to commemorate the event. Mangnim, one of the best gallery attractions in the sport today, made oft with his initial triumph yesterday when he finished the 72-hole tournament with n 10 under par 274. Often a gambler on a golf course, handsome Lloyd played it conservative in the final round, finishing with a 1 under par 70 and a convincing five-stroke lead over his nearest challenger. He had gone into the final round, after score of 68-69-67, three shots in front of Ted Kroll, and four In front of Julius Boros. Harrison Second After n. few holes Kroll was out More Negroes Predicted for Texas League BUFFALO, N. Y. (API— Branch Rickey, general ir,»n»srr of thi Pittsburgh Pirates, Kaid he "w»« surprised" at the recent nnnounce- ment that Dallas of the Texa: Baseball League planned to use Ne gro players. "The day is fast coming when no body will ask about a player's colo pense of Rice Institute, 66-54, while Texas Christian had its shining season record dimmed somewhat by the Oklahoma City University five, 66-41. Texas and Oklahoma renew their interstate rivalry Monday night in Austin In a non-conference tilt that means a lot to the two teams. They like to wallop the daylights out of each other. Arkansas tunes up Thursday against Kansas SUte Teachers in preparation for a Saturday night ame against pace-settin TCU at ittle Rock. Meanwhile, Baylor lays Southern Methodist Friday iht in Dallas In a game that could e a thriller. Texas Plaj'5 Aggies The Baptists could assume the poiler role in the conference by whipping the Methodists and jump nto a contending spot if Arkansas hoilld beat TCU and Texas A. & M. downs Texas in their Saturday night game. That Texas-Texas A. & M. game probably will be the feature contest if the week. Both, along with TCU, are defending champs and the winner could slip to a tie at the top of he heap if the Rawrbacks defeat :he Christians the same night. Last week's feature was the Bay- .or-Rice fray which sent Baylor in- X5 a tie with Arkansas for fifth and sixth places. The stars of the :ilt was Bayiui's Ralph Johnson whose scintillating thirty-point to- for the night put him In a threatening position to take over the conference scoring leadership. Johnson now has a total of 238 points to 281 for TCU's George VIcLeod who was held to two field goals and four charities by Oklahoma City U. Saturday night. Tonight's Texas-Oklahoma- battle will be a return engagement. Texas beat the Sooners at Norman, Dec. 3. by a 48-44 ccur.t. Oklahoma has broken even In two other games with conference members this season. SMU beatine them, 57-49, and Baylor bowing, 48-56. Houston In a two-way tie tor third with 2-3 records. Tulsa Is 1-2 In th valley. This week's schedule: Tonight— Wichita at Southwestern, Knn Tuesday—Detroit at St. Louis. Wed nesday—Kansas at Oklahoma A. A M. Thursday—Ohio State ftt B Louis, Southwestern at Wichita Friday—Houston at Tulsa. Satur day—St. Louis at Wichita. ADELAIDE, Australia. IIP) —Big, hard-hitting Ken McGregor won the Australian Tennis Championship today when he upset Davis Cup star Frank Sedgman, 7-5, 12-10, 3-6, 6-2, in an all-Aussit final before some 6,500 surprised spectators. Sedgman, regarded us the No. 1 player in the world, seemed to have on oft-day, and McGregor was quick to cash in on Frank's frequent errors. .It was H doubly sweetlyictay^for McGregor, for he not only won the title which Just eluded him last year, but he showed the cup selec- ars down here that they may have been mistaken when they failed to give him a singles berth in the recent challenge round against the United States. McGregor played only doubles against the U.S., the singles berths going to Mervyn Rose and, naturally, Sedgman. Snead Second In Panama Meet* PANAMA (£*j — Sammy Snead wa. $1.150 richer today after llnlshln second to Argentine's Roberto Vlcenzo In the Panama Open go championship. Vicenzo won $1,000 for coverln the 72 holes with a record-breakln score of 282; Snead turned in a 28. Creative Process". But on the Saturday before th sermon, Mrs. Warner stole his th der. She presented him with a pound daughter. AT HOME-:—Jean Conant will be in familiar surroundings as stewardess of the Chicago National Boat Show at the International Amphitheatre there, Feb. 1-10. At 17, ihe is a champion outboard racer. (NEA) Congressmen Veto IQ Test by Magazine NEW YORK (AP)—Congressmen don't always agree but 25 ot them recently were unanimous in turning down an invitation to take an intelligence quiz. The 28-question test, prepared at the request of a magazine (WHY) Editors of the publication said the lawmaker, 1 ; were explicit and vehement In their reactions. Th>names of the Congressmen were not disclosed. by a psychological-testing bureau, S submitted to the group of Flouse and Senate members. Typical queries were "Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?" and "Who the prime minister of Iran?" , n ]946 whcn he broughk the ([rst ; Nwo player _ Jlcl(le Robimon _ ; , , organi z e(1 baseball »t Montreal. • " B y 1951 there wcre Negroes In : the "neups of five major league GOOD BOY—Dust Devil gels a pat on the back from his master. Dr. Alvin H. Niichman of Cranberry, N.J,, for winning the Amateur All-Age Stake at Pinehurst, N.C., Field Triclo,.<NEA) of top contention and Boros. the any more than they do now abou previous leader, was threatening ; nis nationality," he said last nigh the dashing Mr. M. | in ln mter view here. Mangrum and Boros kept up their 1 RIck startl£d lhe base baU world duel until the 67th hole, when Boro« began to come apart at the seams. And completely unnoticed, E. J. (Dutch) Harrison slipped In with a beautiful 61 for second place and $1.400 in prize money. ,...,.,_ Boros, In the midst of a rhubarb, '*«"«. R ick «v predicted that other wound up with a 73, and tied for Texas League teams would follow fourth with Gary MlddlecoH and the example of Dallas In using Ne- Fred Hawkins, at 281. : gro players. Sandwiched in between Harrison ; and the 281 group was Kroll, with a 73 for 280 and a nice $1,000 payoff. . Jack Burks Jr. and Jim Ferrler tied nt 282 for $400 apiece. The money winners stretched on down to the 280 shooters. Amateur honors went to Frank Stluimnan, the former British amateur champion from Toledo, O., with U 296 total. Read Courier News Classified Ads champion. Muss Faulk won the 20th annual Wife Steals Thunder Of Preacher's Sermon LOUP CITY, Neb. <AP) — The Rev. Culver J. Warner, pastor of tournament yesterday with a 2 to]L OU p city's Methodist Church, an- 1 vlctcry over Mary Ann Downey nounced his -sermon topic for *. of Baltimore. Mary Lena Faulk Wins Golf Title MIAMI. Fla. (iff — Mary Lena! Faulk, 25-year-old shotmaker from Thomasville. Oa.. Is the new Helen Let Doherty women's amateur golf BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Jan. 28 8 p.m. Adults 50c—Children 15c TAG MATCH Educrdo Perez & J. Moody Tft. Geo, Cologne & Rex Mobley For Reserved Seats. Call 3389 Also 2 1-FaH Matches Perez TS. Mobley Cologne vs. Moody' Announcement ilr. .1. I). Hemby announces the opening of his office located In hlj home a I Yarbro. Accounting Specializing In: Part Time Bookkeeping Social Security Unemployment Compensation Income TAX Ask about oar complete service for small or part Ume sets ol books. PHONES: Saturday—6457 Sunday Afternoon Only S4 57 Monday (hru Friday 6450 J. P. HEMBY Public Accountant RFD 3, Box 4S7, Blythevtlh Birddogs Try For National Crown Today HERNANDO, Miss. (AP)—Twelve prize blrddogs take their whack at the National Amateur shooting dog championship today In the start of a four-day quail hunt. The first brace matched Jessie Chlsholm, owned by A. H. McCall of Ardmore, Okla., and Ponder, a pointer owned by -W. M. Willis of Florissant, Mo. The stake, sponsored by the amateur Field Trial Gluts of America —155 rtf them—drew 44 entries. To eligible, a dog must have wo* a ace in a recognized shooting dog Rite of a member club. Other braces ujf for judging to- ly Included: Oklahoma Margie, owned by A. . Frlerson of Brlstow, Okla., and .ttle Dixie, owned by McCall. a row, aren't scheduled to play until Saturday when they tangle with Loyola of Chicago. At the rate the mighty have been biting the dust. It will be surprising, indeed, if the season produces one undefeated team. Usually, at the halfway point, you can count a good halfdozen unbeaten outfits, Illinois, Kansas Beaten Illinois nnd Kansas, running No». 1-2, respectively, in last week's Associated Press poll, were on the outside looking in after seeing their proud skeins snapped Saturday night. De Paul polished off Illinois, 69-65, and Kansas State thumped Kansas soundly. 81-64, Illinois had won 11 straight and Kansas 13, Actually, the defeat pf Kansas has the most significance. The Jay- hawks were engaged In a nip and tuck battle with Kansas SUM for the Big Seven lead. Now stale uoasts 4-0 to 3-1 for its rivals. No other team has a chance in he Big Seven rac«. Illinois' setback meant nothing other than breaking its streak. The [lllnl still are undefeated in th* Big Ten with a 4-0 slat«; St. Look Win. In the Missouri Valley, it's beginning to look as though St. Louis, which has been th» bridesmaid, to Oklahoma A ai\d M for two years, will come through this time around. The Blllikins took care ot their tormenters Saturday, 4»-40, and now show a 4-0-record in league play compared to th« Aggies' 2-1. In the Southeastern and Southern Conferences, nothing has happened to upset the leaders, Ken- lucky and North Carolina SUt», except a oounle of eloM games which may or may not Indicate trouble ahead. Kentucky, undefeated with » J-0 record, had to 10 right down to the wir« Saturday to defeat Alabama, 11-67, while N. O. 8t«t« 1-0 WM forced Into on overtbni befnr* emerging wlh a M-51 decision ow North Carolina.- urma to Supply Rice coming Sunday would h« "The NO. 1—Stanley Moore beams \vith pleasure displaying the first muskrat he ever caught as the trapping season opened along North Carolina's Dare coast. The animal's pelt means about S3 to the Colinglon Island, N.C.. youth. (NEA) coming Wednesday! the most challenging car of the year! Still & Young Motor Co. Italian Ixportt Drop JO Per Cent Be/ow'50 ROME (AP) — Italy's exports et fruits and vegetable] in 195! dropped about 10 per cent below the to- tels of the previous year, according to preliminary report*. . Up : to Nov. 30, lOS.aio earloada of-.frults /.and vegetables < were exported, in 1850 the total was U5,- 273 carloads. Import restriction In West 'Germany and Britain due to foreign exchange difficulties was one of the factors in the decrease, the financial newspaper, '.'U Ore", reported. Another was the Increaaed competition for these same two market* from Spain, Prance, French North Africa, and Holland. A third factor was Italy's poor peach and apricot crops. , NEW upply DELHI (AP)—Burma will India 350,000 tons of rice during 1952, food ministry official* said, ot the total. 230,000 tons will come under a barter deal and 120,000 as purchase: on the open market. WSlltllM (QI7U1, UMIiniLU. HUTDOCY • W HOW • THIS WHSO 6 4 ttUS Oil <jDear , If you don't find us at home next Sunday, we'll be having dinner at the RAZORBACK. Kjili ^c C? FOR RENT Typewriters & Adding Machines New & Late Model Machines—Low Ratei We buy used office michllKl A tarnltarr, Johnson Office Equipment Co. 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