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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 2, 1952
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BLST1EVILLK (ARK.) COUSIBR NEW! HOOP-PRO-ROUND— More than a million dollars worth of basketball talent will be OB diiolay whe» E»t meeta W«t In the National Baiketball Auotiation's weond annual All-Star cam* at Io»ton, Feb. 11. KeepiM an eye cocked on th« ihowdown clash if, left. Paul Walther, flreball Indian- w. wl1 ] play for th * West ' M inn*»polis' Jim Pollard, upper center, will lend Walther backboard support. Syracuse's Adolph Schayw, lower center, and Andy Phillip* of the Philadelphia Warriors figure heavily in the East attack. (NEA) *?° plenty Walcott Given 12 More Days To Sign for Defense of Title has been granted a "stay of execution" U he didn't sign Sudbury Wins 1st Halt Title In Y League sudburya basketball team captured the tint half championship of the "Y" Grade school league yesterday afternoon by defeating Promised Land on the Armory court by a scon of M-i. The winners socred t points In the opening period, 6 in the aeconc arid 4 each in the last two, while Promlaed Land was unable to hit the hoop from the field. In the second game of the double-header, Yarbro went on • rampage to defeat Lange's inexperienced five by 33-4. Bill Wyatt led the Yarbro scoring with J4 point* and was followed by Glen Edwards who made 10. Second half play begins next Friday. Coger Threatens High Point Mark NIW YORK (ff) — Five mor< point* and West Virginia's Mark Workman today could claim the col- leglat* Individual high scoring mark of the season for one game In major competition. Aa it was Workman scored 46 point* on it field goaU and eight free throws as Ihe Mountaineers ranked loth In the Associated Press poll, rallied in the last quarter to whip Vb-glnl* Military 91-6S. Wesi Virginia ran wild In the final period getting 44 points, Louisiana state's Bob Pettlt •cored K points In one game severa wetfcs ago. That to high for the •eatoa. Mullins Defends K-State's Action in Recruiting Charge MANHATTAN, Kan. tf\— Larry (Moon) Mullins reiterated his •tend today that hi» cotcnea had not violated the spirit of the new Big Seven Conference rule prohibiting recruiting of prospective athletes off the camput. . The university of Nebraska Thurs- ence rule, concerning recruiting were • V nmt»***H f« V*M«*r Otit. 4+r *_ v.. ....... ° ««w«w..i 6 T.CIC day protested to Kansas state its recruiting of two Omaha South high school basketball stars — Stanley Schaetzle and David Bell. In • lengthy statement, Mullin* said he had made repeated effort* to find out when the new confer- NEW YORK (/P>— Heavyweight Champion Jersey Joe Walcot: by th» New York State Athletic Commission. The commission, on Jan. 21 threatened to atrip Walcott of his title In New York for a title Defense against Ezzard Charles by Feb. 5. . Bob Chrlstenberry. hard-hitting*chairman of the commission, extended Walcott's period ot grace yesterday to Feb. 17. . A rule on the commission's books brought about the change In deadline for th* 38-year-old champ from Camden, N. J. ' The rule states that a challenge must be sect to the champion on behalf ot another borer and upon receipt of the challenie the champ fc liven 15 day* to sign. Chrlstenberry's first ultimatum was Issued before Charles, regarded by th* commission as the No. 1 challenger to Walcott's title, had Hsu** an official challenge. The commlaalon chairman tent a »Ht*ta>>fl letter to Walcott yes«*rd*y advising him of Charles' •haUenge. In the letter Christen- btrry told Walcott that he must «Cre* to a defense within I5,d»y« •ftsr netrriDC the letter. Non-com- pUanoe with the directive would •net Walcott his title In Mew York. N* DM* Name* CbrMenberry refuted to name a dtfinlte date for a title defense in the event Walcoti e\^s. Be indicated, howerer, thai, six weeks to two months would be.sufficient af- «*r ttM W-day period. Monwhlle, Walcott's manager, »ellx Bocchicchlo, and Jim. Norrls, president of the International Box- ttkf club, were diie to meet in Mi- a*nl today with Walcott's next tight ttle chief topic discussion. Norris claim* h« has an iron-clad •ontrwt for t return bout between Walcbtt and Charles. The IBC head has stated that he will not release the champ from tlu contract. Boochlcchio aayt he has tentatively agreed for a title bout against Harry (Kid) Matthews In Las Vegas, Nev. The champ's manager claims he ha* been offered $250,000 for the match. •ATCTHKHY, FEBRUARY I. IMS Poplar Bluff Edges Out Chicks 50-49; Bees Lose P% ••* ' • • * ' ' - ' ' • ^^ ' '• ' Re-Bound Laxity and Poor Shooting Costs Tribe Win POPLAR BLUFF, Mo.—Re-bound laxity and inability to hit the basket cost the Blytheville Chicks another 1 basketball game last nightVas Poplar Bluffs Mules scraped out a 50-49 win here. * ' Welch, Gilpin Are Paired on Legion Card The first appearanc* M a newcomer f an«] the return of a popular matfflan will highlight action in the American L«glon'5 wrestljnr bouts at Memorial Auditorium Monday night. Bh(ek a«n All, a Persian toughlt will make his initial appearance be fore a Blytheville crowd when he teamt with Red Robert* against Lester Welch and Lucky Oilpin In the tag match feature bout. All IE a 210 pound toughle of Persian extraction. Hft comes fro Blytheville highly recommended u one of the roughest grapplers ever to appear In this area. Although this will be his first appearance in Blytheville. All la no stranger in the Mid-South circuit He ha* appeared a number of time* In Memphlt and other larger eltlei of the area. Gilpln will be making his return to the Blytheville ring after i lengthy absence. A Junior heavy weight, he is a student of th« aclen tiflc school fcnd. n»* a larss following among Blytheville fan* In the preliminary bouts, Rob ert* will meet Welch and Ben Al will tangle with Oilpin, Theron Roberts Quits at ASTC CONWAY. Ark. 't/Fh- Theron Ro berts, former University of Arkan sas guard, has resigned as assis tant football coach at Arkansas State Teachers College, *tfectivi Feb. 15. Rcberte, captain of the 1949 Ar kansfls RAlorbaclu. said he woul( enter private businesi at Mena Ark. Howard (Pee Wee> Montgomery resigned u head coach 10 days ago He said presiure from frid .'i."-, made coaching impculble. The college h«sn't announced replacement for either position. FOR SALE Concrete ealrcrta, IS Inch U U inch, plain *r rteaforeed. Ala* CMieret* BwMinc Bteek* cheaper than tanber tor ten*, thkkea h««*es, pamp fc»«nj, tenant houses, to*l shrfe. W* ttttnr. Call •* for fret Mttaut*. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Rmte «•! to become effective. He said that followin* a three- way telephone conversation Jan. 15 Involving himself, .Kansas State Athletic Council Chairman Eric Tebow and Reaves Petere, executive •ecretary of the Big Seven, he Instructed his coaches to stop visiting prOepectlTO athletes off the campus. Th* Omaha boy» were visited by Assistant Basketball Ccwch Keith (Dobbie) uunbert on Jan, 14 Mullins said. Meantime, the player* in Question have be*n declared ineligible by the Kansas State Athletic Council and they'll remain in that status until final dispc*!*k>n !.• mgde of the matter at the Big sevem faculty meeting In Kansas City ftti. 3»1. . ' The game was Ihe main event ol a doubleheader at the Poplnr Bluff High School gymnasium. In a preliminary game the , Mule reserves whipped Blythtville's ^'B" team by a 43-31 count. > The Mule-Chick game was close all the way with Blytheville trailing most of the time. Poplar Bluff led 12-11 at the end of first eight minutes, 29-2« ,t halftime »nd 42-40 at the end of three quarters, The whole story or the defeat, which was the fourth of the year for Blytheville, was that the Chicks missed too many shots and their rebounding was Jar below par. In spite of their height advantage the Chicks were outfought under the backboards by the smaller but scrappier Mules. The Chicks worked their new brand of offense well against the l.ighfprcssins defense of the Mules. They had little trouble moving the ball uiicourt but when they got in scoring position they failed to take advantage. Childresi Scores 13 Blytheville's two scoring aces, big Montroe Holland and classy Joe Lynn .Vowell, got some good help from Bob (Red) Chlldress, the Chicks' sophomore guard who turned in the best performance of the Chick team, chlldress hooped 13 points to gain runner-up honors, Holland led the Tribe scoring with 16 points and Vowell got 12. Greer, a guard, led Poplar Bluff with 14 markers and Palmer meshed 12. The Chicks also faltered at the free throw line. Three missed char- ty tosses in the fins] quarter made :he going even rougher. But, nevertheless the Chicks still made eight out of their 16 Iree throws and that wasn't' good enough. Poplar Bluff missed only four out of U. A strong first halt brought the Poplar Bluff reserves victory. They scored 14 points to Blythev'llle's 12 n the first quarter »nrt 15 to Bly- :hevllle's six In the second. Blytheville held the scoring cage In the second half 19-14 but the Mules- lead was too much. Leon Privett with 19 points led Blytheville Bees in scoring and Stout with 13 paced Poplar Bluff. B Game Poplar Bluff Pos. Hager' (9) ... r. Pulmer (12) O.....(U) Holland Dlcken» <7> . O (1) Motley Oreer (J4) .. G r . (13) Chlldress Substitutions: Poplar Bluff — lng,. Krudwlg, and Lewli («). Slythevllle — Harrison (3), O'Brien, Burnham. College Bosket bo 1 1 By The A*a«eUted Syracuse 78 Niagara 78 West Virginia 91 VMI 6« Boiton College 74 Lemoyne NY 5« Duke 73 North Carolina 66 Bowling Green 78 Miami Fla 67 Louisana College 59 Southeastern LoulMna M MUsissippl Southern 7S North- weitern La mate 55 Cincinnati U Ohio Univ. 89 Missouri «3 Drake 82 TU!«» 56 Houston 52 St. Benedicts Kas <8 Bmporla State 63 Warrensburg Mo M Maryvllle Mo 44 Ottawa Ka« 93 College of ftn- poria M , Bethany Kas 85 Baker 84 Southeastern Okla 8* Northeastern Okla 87 , southern Methodist 82 Baylor 34 Arkansas Tech 55 Henderson 47 Southern State 5» Hendrix M New Mexico A&M 8} Arlaona 50 Panhandle AiM M New Mexico Hiihlanda 49 Austin 68 Abilene Christian 61 Utah State 57 Brlgham Young 40 Wyoming 12 Colorado State 44 Idaho S7 Washington State it Washlgton 71 Oregon 63 UCLA 70 St. Marys Calif 6J Oregon State 57 Bradley M . Santa Clare 67 San Francisco State 8! | College of Pacific 4« Nevada S9 Blylheville (J) Michael ... (I) Hill (19) Prlvett .. (6) Hall Rainwater (9) F Valentine (8) c.... Stout ill) ... Q.... Rhodes G 1 U) W'enhunt Substitutions: Poplar Bluff — Oroy, . o. Liuckel.' Blytheville— West. Stan field,' Vail, Lunsford (1), Halstead a). A Game Poplar Bluff Pos. Blytheville Ihiles (6) .,,. F (12) Vowell Harris (B) ... P (3) Gentry Osceola Whips Lepanlo Twice Girls Annex Win No. 16, 44-29; Boys Are Victorious S6-52 OSCEOLA — The Osceoli Semi- holes grabbed a dpnbleheadfr from I.epanto High School teams at Lepanto last nlgh.t Os«ol»'» girfc hung up (lieir 16th victory of the season bv whipping the Panther sextet 44-29 in the first game and the boys garnered their eighth win by edging the Lepsnto five 56-52 in the second. Katie Watson once again was th< big gun for the Seminole girls. Katl< whipped 23 points through the hoops to lead Osceola to victory but she had plenty of help from tiny Billy Galnes Mann who scored 18 ' I The Lepantb girls offered little trouble to the Seminole six. Osceola led from the offset and stayed In command all the way. B»y» Game Clew The boys game was a rough and close one. Osceola Jumped into the lead and never surrendered It In spite of the game fight put up by the Panthers. Harvey Lee Hill and Warren Weinberg were Osceola's whole offensive show. Hill scored 28 point; and Welnberg accounted for IS. ' For Lepanto Orr with SI points wu high. GtrW Game Osceola / Pos. Lepantc Mann <!«> r (•) Lewis Cone (S) P («) Harmon Watson (23) T (8) Blackwood Kendrtk G •' Hmptman Dunn O . Crick Peeper a Montgomery Substitution*: O«c«ola—Weather ford, Hartley (S) and Wooteri. Lepanto—Young («) Mnynard. Boy* Gam* Osceola Pos. Lepanto Weinberg US) F (»1) Orr Diiclos , P •., j.ij:s; ; Hal Hill (M) O .. <10).~Bze'y Oreen O (4) Eason R. Rose (4) . O (2) Maddox Substitutions: Osceola — Burch (9), C. Rose and Phillips. Lepanto— Taylor (1), Glover (2). Gehrmann and Richards Head East for Boston AA Games By CHRIS EDMONDS MILWAUKEE (IP) — Don Qshr- mann and Bob Rlchai-us. owners of the season's best showing in their pet events, headed east today for the Boston Athletic Association games. The skinny little ex-Wisconsin miler, displeased that the early pace wasn't iSsEer, soundly whipped FBI Agent Fred Wilt in 4:08.4 at last night's Milwaukee Journal Games to share honors with Richards and his season-topper of 15 feet 4-5/8 inches In the pole vault. All three stars will take part in tonight's Indoor carnival »t Boston, Wilt and Gehrmann tangling for m*rk. the 20th time In their careers In thi Hunter Mile. "We'd have had a really fas mile if the early pace had been faster," commented Gehrmann afte his blazing 12-yard victory, Richards, who was within 1/8 »n inch of the best height In hi career, said he'd do better tonight "I hope to go 15-« at Boston," h said. College honors went to the Unl versity of Michigan with four firs places—In the 50-yard high hurdle the 600-yard run. the two-mile ni and the two-mile relay. Two wer meet records and one tied a mee DIXIELAND BAITERY FOR SALE Bad health forces me to Mil the Dixieland Baitery, on« of the b«t minnow shops in the state. Aim Included ia a track equipped with a vat for transporting Minnow*, whl*h may be bought separately if desired It's a It4l Chevrolet 3/4-Ton Stake Body truck in A-l condition, wily 15,000 miles, good tires, Atoo all kind* of •hop tool* are offered for safe. See Mr. C. R. Collltw •t the Dixieland Baitery, 611 Chickaaawba, Btytherilte. Announcement Mr. J. D. Hemb? aonooiu** th* opening of his «me* Kcaled in hta home at Tarbr*. Accounting Specialism In: P»rt 1'aot Social Security laeome Tax Aak atovt ew ownpfet* Mrric* f*r nail er part time atta •* kMks. PHONES: Saturday—6457 Sunday Afternoon Only «4 57 Monday thru Friday «45« J. D. HEMBY fvMk Aee* «n> t, »m m, FOR SALE Slightly used Ford Tractor, overhauled. Runs like new. Rice Grip Tires. Priced right for sale. If interested please contact... J. R. CHAPMAN, Steele, Mo. LOSING SIGHT-n«splic the fact that he is totally blind. Bill Bangert, former track star at Missouri ami Purdue, is hopeful of "landing » spot on the u. S. Olympic track and field team as a shot-putter next iummer. He will compete In the .National AAU indoor meet in New Yorlc next month. Bangert shows how he feels out his grasp on the shot as he sits before a display of medals he has won at .previous track meets. He was stricken with retinal phlebltls-hemorrhaglng of veins n the retina-two years ago He underwent an operation last October. "I can't see a thing." he said "The doctors don't give me any hope." Bangert I» a successful business- man and one of the best known athletes in St. Louis. Mo. (AP WirephotoK Gosnell Pirates Beat Dell 37-30 Third Period Rally Brings Win; lluejay Girls Are Victorious GOSNELL -' OosneJl'i Pirates cj™ roaring from behind in th* third quarter last night to over- ake Dell and go on to beat the visit- Ing Bluejays 37-30. ' The game was the main event of a triple-header played in the olc*. nell High School gym. In other games, the Gosnell Junior boys whipped Dell 19-w in a thriller iSd Ihe DeJl girls walked over the pirate sextet 49-19. The boys game was a battle ot North Mississippi County's two tearing Class B teams and the victory hould raise Gosncll's prestige somewhat In the county. Dell led up until midway of th* hlul period when the Pirates started pulling up. Before the period was over Oosnell ) J!u j taken command ot Ihe game and was never headed Irom there. Gee led Gosnell with 12 points and Perkins scored the lame number lor Dell. The girls game was Dell all the. way its the Dluejay sextet had little trouble In getting by the Pirates. Simmons scored 26 points and Brown 19 for the winners. Girls Game Dell POS. Simmons (26) ..p Brown U91 F. .:,. A. Blair (3) .:.P Workman . ...,G. Tate . a. .... Johnston . ....G. ...... „.,,„„«< Substitutions: Dell _ leaner, P Blolr (1), Brinkley, Brents, A. Brink.' ley and Holmes: Gosnell — Pierce Hickman. Stranhan and Riegel Set Pace in Tucson Tourney Kj- MUHRAT SINCLAIR TUCSON, Ariz, W)-Frank Btranahan, ion of a Toledo, Ohio, millionaire, and Sites JUtgel. rapid rising pro from Tulsa, okla., lead a closely packed field of parbusters Into today's third round of the »10,000 Tucson Open Golf Toumey. They had 36 r hole totals of 1M. Stranahan, . an amateur, • Is believed to have aet a new POA nine- hole record of 28 yesterday. His 61 for the 0402-yard, pnr-70 El Rio Qoll and Country club course was one of the lowest recorded In hlitory of t.he.l^jA. 8om« of c "the biggest namea . In . golf, such M Lloyd Maiigrum and Cary Mlddlecoff are among the 18 pros behind the lenders by six strokes or less. This flat, desert layout holds few pitfalls. Of the 121 pros and amateurs who finished the second round, 34 bettered par. Dave Douglas, Newark, Del • Henry Williams, Jr., kutzlown, pa , and Joe Moore, White Plains, N.Y., are one stroke behind. MIddlecof t, Memphis, Tenn., and Ralph Blom- qulst, Loi Angelw, have 136s. Mangnlm, playing out of Chicago. was forced to settle for R par 10 yesterday. He has i. 36-hole total of 138. along with five others. Horton Smith POA president, c«n't recall a tournament score fo equal Stranahon's 7-urider-par 28 for the first nine holes yesterday Stranahan practiced putting In a hotel room until 1 a.m. yesterday Inoriilng he siild. Yet two putts spoiled an otherwise vlrtimliy fmilt- lns game. Ills drives left him ,wltti ?hprt .approaches on most holes His Irons generally put him within five feet of the pin. Kirby and Romach Win HOLLYWOOD, Fla. ypj—Dorolh! Kirby, Atlanta, G«.,. and Barter: Romach, Sacramento, Calif., los rnly fnt hole yesterday In defeating! M«e Murray, Rutland, Vt,, and Pat O'Euilivan, Orange, Conn., In the iecond round o: International Four Ball Tourney. Gosnell .(8) BevUl (3) Lucius (8) Potter .. Roberts .... Lewis ... B. Potter Boys' Game Gosnell pas. - . , DeU Emery (8) F. (7) Cook Lollar (11) ....TV ...«) Chandler e (12) c ;..... Lewis ftench («,-....O. ....(12) Perkins Cnluwell G. ....<2) Mopney Substitutions: Oosnell-rCook <a). Dell—Mlnyard. . Chicks' Hay To Enroll at Texas Tech Mel Hay, the Chicks' co-captam and offensive ace of last fall,- announced last night tlu t he would enter Texas Tech at Uibbock Mon- Hay, who Is considered one of the best passers eVer to come out of Blytheyllle, t laid , that i he : picked" Texas Tech "after much consideration." He Bald he aljo had been considering Louisiana state University and the University of Georgia. Hay, a 190-pound halfback was the Chicks' offensive ac« both last year and In 1950. His passlntVand team generalship w»» a big factor In the .chicks record' of' eHht wins and "ont loss last .year. --•••' Two other former Blytheville High School grldders »re currently attending .Texas Tech. They'are Salary Troubles CINCINNATI W,—Ted Kluszewski, Cincinnati first baseman, said M^a^u «iu , he lias relumed Ills contract un-' on tile salary. . . R. B. Hodge and L, W. Fitzhugh, center and guard respectively on the Chicks' state championship team of 1948. signed and ."we're-not even eto«» COAL Phone 3186 • Prompt Delivery NOW/* Courteous Service HESTER'S Coal Yard FOOD CHOOSE THE FOR RENT Typewriters & Adding Machines .. New & Late Model Machine*—Low Rates We »v vs*« offie* nuehlnea * fwalrare. Johnson Office Equipment Co. SALES—SERVICE 112 S. Broadway—phone 4420 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Feb. 4 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Sheik Ben Ali & Red Roberts Adults SOc—Children 15c Lucky Gilpin & Lester Welch For Reserved Stats. Call >3389 Also 2 1-Fall Matches Roberts vs. Welch Ben Ali vs. Gilpin FOR SALE! Calcium Ammonium 20i PER CENT NITROGEN For Information end Price, Call WEST MEMPHIS' COTTON OIL MILL WEST MEMPHIS, ARK. Phone W«st Mempnis, 84 Phone Memphis, 5-4049

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