The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1952 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 11, 1952
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MONDAY, TOBRUARY 11, 1958 BLYTHEVTLLE (ASK,) COURIER NEWS County Junior Tournaments Open at Luxora Tonight /^m***ml*. CL._.. ^** l_ * — . ' n "* Osceo/o, Shawnee Girls Clash in Curtain Raiser LUXORA—Play in the 1952 Mississippi County Junior high basketball tournaments get started here tonight with five games on the opening night schedule. Action Is slated to start at 5:30* p.m. with the Osceola girls meeting 8hawn« in the curtain -raiser. Pour other games will follow at one hour Intervals. At 6:30 p.m., Dell and Shawnee teams clash In the opening action of th» boys'.bracket. Then at 1:30 the Leachville girls play Dyess. at (:30 Wilson and Osceola boys tangle and at 9:30 Dell's girls play Wilson. Twenty-three teams are entered In the tournaments, 12 In the boys' bracket and 11 in the girls'. In the girls' bracket, Keiser, Manila, Armorel, Missco and Luxora drew first round byes, and In the boys' bracket, Gosneli, Dyess, Keiser and Armorel drew opening round byes. Blytheville Plays I.eachvllle Seeded teams In the girls' bracket Texas Open Next For Pro Golfers Mlddlecoff Captures El Paso Money but He'll Skip San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (/Pj-Golf's tour rolled on to San Antonio for the Texas Open today minus Cary Middlecoff, the Memphis, Tenn., ace who leads the year's money- winners as a result of his victory Hay Gets Ail-America Mention At M. u _. In the $10,000 ,E1 Paso Open yes- rday. Middlecoft shot .sub-par golf for are Keiser, Manila, Arroorel and Luxora. In the boys' bracket, Dyess, Keiser, and Armorel are seeded. miume^un snut .auu-par gon lor Blytheville and Lsachville the I a " fo " r rounds to take the ?2,<XM county's two perennial junior'pow- nrst P rlze in the E1 p aso tourna- er houses, will not take part in the me "t- H 's 269 gave him - " first or quarter-final rounds. They are scheduled to play each other Friday night with the winner advancing to the finals and the loser playing the loser of the other semifinal game for the right to represent the county in Ihe District Three tournaments. . The teams are allowed to enter the district meet. First round play will be completed tomorrow night with the quarterfinal* «chedule<5 to begin Wednesday night. Semi-flnals will be played Friday night and the finals Saturday night Rosie Cantrell Is Released by Pine Bluff Club OfUCENEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Veteran outfielder Ben (Rosle) Cantren hte been released by Pine Bluff of the Cotton States League »nd signed by Greenville of the «m» circuit. O»ntrell, batting champion of the Class C loop in 1950 and a con- ttstant .300-plus hitler for the three years he played with Pine Bluff was ifeleijed Saturday. He signed with GreenYillc yesterday. In organized baseball since 1938, Cantrell has played with Ijittle , Rock «rld Birmingham of the Southern Assooitlon and Hollywood ot the Pacific Coast League. three- stroke margin over Al Bessellnk, the big blond from Chicago. Mtrt- dtecofl wound up with a 2-under- par 69 over the rain-swept, 6.315- yard El Paso Country club Course yesterday. He won't play at San Antonio in the $10,000 Texas Open— he has a date at home to take his periodic hay feve'r shots. Mlddlecoft's victory here brought his money winnings for the year to S4.320 and put him ahead of Lloyd Mangrum, who has taken down $3,196.07. The third place money winner, Ted Kroll of New Hartford. N. Y., who captured $145 here yesterday, will play at San Antonio. Kroll has earned a total of $3,145 this year. Kroll's 280 gave him R tie for 15th place In the El Paso Open. Besselink had the low round of the final day, a 67. It made his total for 72 holes 272 and won him $1,400. Art Doering of Cincinnati wns third. Shooting a 72 on the final 18 for a total of 274. He won $1,000. Dragons Capture 2 from Hayti Harrison High School Dragon* won two more games Saturday night sweeping a twin bi|l from Central High School of Haytl, Mo. The girls were victorious by a 179 score and the boys won 48-25. Thursday night, the Dragons .will play the West Kentucky Vocational High School ol Paducah, Ky., in a doublehearier at the Harrison gym. Gymnasium. Texas A. tt M.. one of, the three defending champs with TCU and Texas, finds itself fighting for a 50-50 record tonight at College Station against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Both the Aggies and Hogs have been in-and-outers this season,' flashing champ form one week, looking like dubs the next. Both teams may sprinkle thoii line-ups with sophomores for trite one at College Station. Arkansas, Nation's 2 Unbeaten Teams Clash Tonight By ORLO ROBERTSON XEVV TORK MV-The collegiate basketball program presents » nat^ •rftl tonight wheii buijueshe and St. Bonaventiire meet at Pitttburgh In a. ^ash ot the nation's ti'iily undefeated major teams. &ast per/drniahces there Is little to choose between the two teams, coached bj' men u'ho both learned_ their basketball under Chick Davles at Duqilesne. _ Each has won 16 games. The Dukes, coached by Dudey Moore, nave , slightly better defensive record. They've limited the opposition to 502 points per games as • gainst the New Yorkers' 54.6. But St. BonavenUire/ tutored by Ed Melvih, has averaged 73.3 points oh the fifferislve compared to bu- 4uesne's 70. fc St. Bonaventure Is the fourth-' ' ranked team In the country. Du- Cjuesne was placed fifth In last Greek's Associated Press poll. The Sonnies drew even with im- quesne in tne games-won column Saturday night by pulling nway from Cincinnati In the last half for a 67-55 victory. Dufjuesne has been Idle -since beating Niagara last Wednesday. Kentucky, the nation's No. 1 outfit, can nit back arid be. sure of defending its NCAA title, n championship the Wildcats have won three of the past four years. The Wildcats clinched their appearance in the NCAA title event Saturday night by" winning their ninth straight Southeastern Con- ences- look after weekend James: Ivy League—Princeton (3-D defeated favored Pann, 79^77, to move into second place behind Cornell (5-0). which whipped Yale, 71-BI Missouri Vnliey— St. Louis (6-b) is sailing along in front, but Tulsa (3-2) moved into the runner-up slot by handing the Oklahoma Ag- gies their third conference setback. Big Seven—Kansas State (6-b) ranked No. 2, kept Its perfect coh- ference record intact b'» heatifiF Mlssciiri, 60-52. Pacific Coast—Washington's Huskies (14-2) defeated Oregon State 54-37 and (59-50 to pull two games In front of Idaho in the Northern Division. California <4-3> Had ference crown with a 93-43 rorrip over Georgia Tech. Tuiarie, last team With a chance of catching them, bowed to Louisiana State 78-68. Iowa Tits Illinois While the SEC title WBS being Bernardino Back To Cleveland Club CLEVELASb (/F^Innelder Johnny Barnnrdino is returning to the Cleveland Indians for a tfyout In spring training, General Manager Hank Orcenberg annOUriced today. Bernardino,' 35, will not be under contract, but he's confident He can stags- a comeback and stick with the club the rest of the season. Chicks Are Represented For 4th Consecutive Year Mel Hay, Blytheville High School's football co-captain and ofiensive «ce of last fall, yesterday became the fourth Blytheville player in as many years to receive All-America mention when he was named to the sixtlv team of the Wigwam Wwemen of America's National All-American high school selections. - - • The selections were announced yesterday by the Oklahoma branch of the benevolent organization which each ycar sponsors the national All-American high school football game. Hay WH.S one oJ the Jour Arkansas players named on the first seven leams. Only one other state player placed higher than he dirt and that was Jerry Brown of Texarkana who was named to an end position on the fourlh team. Thirteen other Arkansas players Army Is Called To Olympics' Aid Lack of Snow Causes Alarm; Games Set To Open Thursday Mel Hay SWC Race Reaches Peak This Week; Hogs Play Ags By CLAYTON HICKERSON DALLAS, Tex. <ff)—The long Southwest Conference basketball grind reaches a peak in Austin Saturday night, but some pretty stilt league battle* are in prospect before the Texas-TCU battle set for Gregory NCAA Admits Mistakes in I Video Program te u,,c_ au t>\,i,T;gc .^^ai-iuti. miittusits, CHICAGO (AP)— "Honest mis- at least, has been using sophs to lakes" were made In the National advantage In some games and had collegiate Athletfc AsinfioHnn'* ^**^^"^^ <«" t^uTp™'^ beat Texas Christian recently. Tuesday Alght Baylor meets Texas at Waco and Rice plays Texas Christian at Port Worth. These battles put the tail-enaers against the leader*. .A loss by either Texas or - ...".*- .,^W»L JJC the,Horned Frogs-.would- : Bpoll the .rangeinent this year. He did big battle brewing for Austin Sat- -'' L ' urday night. But nobody believes Baylor or Rice, tied for the conference cellar .with Arkansas, can win. Btara, Owls Play Friday The Sears and Owls get together lor a game in Hotistdh Friday night and the result probably will name the last place team for the season. Both Baylor and TCU, along with Arkansas, had a 2-6 conference record at the end .of last week. Texas with a half game lead over TOU can go a Ionj way toward racking up the championship with a win Saturday night. The Progs, however, would be just about as hard to head off if they won. Southern Methodist, In third place after a slow start, meets the Aggies Saturday night at College Station. , A win by the Muslangs, a team that has shown great improvement, would almost cinch third place for them since A. & M. Is their nearest competitor. Four sharp shooters frorrl as many teams are bunched near .the top of the conference scoring face Geofge McLeod of TCU leads by oiiepoint after making only eight , Sal Maglie, another a3-game win ner, as the only unsigned Giant anioiig the regulars. same lead over tin A 7 iT ,fiS one pomt after ma *lhg only eight I 0 morn adC ° IVif0 rn"a CI f S -3?-ln fe oM^TC/A V*^ *** ™ Southern Division. ° f V?. e T _ CU .- A - M._ game last week . . In the first quarter via the foul route. It almost cost him His conference leadership. He made eight points for a log toisi. Baylor's great Ralph Johnson Is in second place with 107 points. Jim Dowles of Texas Is third with 102 points and Walter Davis of Texas A. & M- is fourth with Q9. Don't Blame the bog esa «? ««?=; &*£&s3j4 , Big Ten race with a surprise 73-68 win over Illinois The result left the Hawkeyes and the , w failure to rmiTzle her dog and allowing him to bile another girl told the court: "My dog did not tlfhii I. "•= """'•«. v <:s ano me told the court: "My dog rtcora Wi!h ° "- 1 co » f ^««lb|tehc-r. It was r who bit he Here's how other major confer-' gum"and fined/'' ' 6 ' *'"* Boston Braret Sign 2 Players BOSTON. (/P>—Receipt of signed 1952 contracts of veteran Innelcler Sibby Sisti and pitcher Lew Burdette—up from the Pacific coast League—was announced today by the Boston Braves. Sistl Will be starting his iSth season with the tribe, Including in a three yey hltih In the service, found Last season he played irt 114 garhes 1 and batted 379. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Feb. 11 8 p.m. AJulf« SOc—Children 15 e 6 MAN TAG MATCH Ben Ali, Bendix & Roberts GHpin, L. Welch & Fields For Reserved Siats. Call 33R9 Alto 3 1-Foll Matches Ben All vs. L. Welch Jim Bendik vs. Fields Gilpin vs. Red Roberh , Robert A. Hall, of Yale, head of the new 10-member Video Committee, said today, ' hall said these mlsiakes will be Mirected in a more flexible tr- elaborate. The new NCAA television committee has spent . two days on n 1952 controlled program, Hall tabbed the sessions as "exploratory dlscussMhs" and said there would be no definite program Offered for » mail referehdufn vote by the full NCAA membership until April. received honorable mention.' They are Thomas Urrey, Camden; Jack By TEI) SMITS OSLO l/Pt - Norwegian Olympic "" ^ om: " ""ey, authorities today called on the J 1 ™ 3 !?" 11 , _ H °t Springs; Tommy Army to get the ski Army to get the'skl slope, of Kor- Bea1 ' Pine Blulf; charl «s Plunkett, efjell In shape for the opening 0[|C;lmde n; Joe McGee, Conway; Joe Ihe Winter Games Thursday. j Lynch, Ft. Smith; Eli Moody, El unless there IK a fresh fall, the Dorado; Bob Sylar. Elaine- Jimmy only hope for good conditions for, Harness. Helena; Henry Moore Lit- tbe ^skiers Is to bring In snow by tie Reck; Bobby Pearson, Fnyette- micjcs. A sale whipped off most of ville; Charles Cole, Magnolia and the covenng on the slalom and-Tommy Holmes, Pine Bluf? ""n™ 7 ° m " eS """"I A, Rose. Camden tackle and Bud- In Oslo, the executive body 0} dy Bsluon > Oettueen halfback, were the International Olympic Com-! nar j n , ed ° n .^ s^'enth team, miltee tackled the thorny East- selection of Hay automatical- West German problem snd nailed ly matei hlnl eligible to compete down final arrangement for the the " rth Brmual All-Amerlcan games, which run from Thursday 8amc whlcl1 will be played in Mem- through Feb 35 A forecast of what Olympic crowds and performances will he was given yesterday In the International speed-skating test at Hamar, when Norway's greatest ath- ----- , ,. — „ . ,^i „„,, ,, giicnLc^t Mm- •••JIA "i lining ou uecame ins lirsL lets hero, Hjalmar Andersen, bet- high school in the nation to be re- h - , ".OW-meter S p«rt- skatini m.rk of r m-^-i / ».tt£ I»MC"I«I .on tne selections three SSlfftaaS W% 5 «. W " h "" St . ra ' 8 "J'"«- ? E )' er "hick Players Olympic course but dire warnings wer« sounded on what would hap pen when the bigger and faster cons ™ ere <l by many as om four-man bobs start going satur- 5tnlc '* finest pa-ssers. day. he completed 47 out of 85 "If four-man sltds come down wide open in the games you will see many casualties," said Donna Lurchmont. N. Y. b ° bber Irom , . . The snow situation for the games . have good slopes covering . but farther '' north at Norefjeil the wind' 'Has' raised h»voc, baring ttonei and shpibs. /' Giants' Janseh Gets Big Raise NEW RORK. Wj-Larry Jansen, a 23-game winner for the New York Giants last season, has signed his 1952 contract, a jujcy pact reportedly calling for «35,00fl. Jansen, who had a sparkling 3.03 earned Hin average last year, came ri iviH •*j~"f~^~,"~"ni'•".'"",' into the fold yesterday, leaving only 2." \^ 1 ^ " nd Q ' lpln wl " m ' MtIe Sal Ma&lin annHiar •)•!_«., _.<_ ttODerts. \ Six-Man Match On Legion Card Two three-mart team* of gfap- plers «re scheduled to bang away »t each other tonight in the tag match feature of the American Legion's, wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Teaming Iti the sU-nian bout will be Shiek B«h All, hewcomer Jim Bendix and veteran Red Roberts against Lee Fields, Lucky ail- pin «nd Lester' Welch. Three one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card. Ben All will meet Welch. Bendix will take v Read Courier News Classified Ads. .,- A total of 786 high school pliyer, Itom all «ect(ons of the country were picked oh the 1952 teams Seventy-seven were given berths on the first seVen team* and BOB received honorable mention. Hay, who Is scheduled to graduate from Bylthevllle High School this spring-, Is how attending Texas Tech at Lnbbock, Tex,, where ht entered at mid-term. phis for the third straight year next August, Reid Named Last y car Last year, the Chicks placed Rob and in doing »o became the printed on the selections three , receiving the honor were Danny Hay. > 190-pound haltbnck. WBS ?" . < f er ' cl b . y mR ny as one of the «t season. 83 passes PAGI srvni . TEE-SING—Mary Lens Kaulk closes her eyes and hopes for the best DS Paul Hnhn, trick shol artist. K ets ready to lift the ball from Ihe Helen Leo Dohcrty Coif Tournament winner's liol without so much as a caress at Hollywood, Kla. (NBA,) 14 Games Are Scheduled In Missco This Week The Mississippi county junior high basketball tournament* ire being reeled off Ihis week but this isn't slowing up action among the county, high schools but very little. There Is a total of H games on Uii high school schedule this week. Every team in the county is schert-* ulcd to play at least one game this week as they hurry to complete their o.rj .v .,, . *•;••"•» """- wee* as mey nurry to complete their Reid on the AU-Americnn teams regular season betora the opening md was one of runners, As a junior In !l re 1950 fat- hi* invitation • aon to play In the All-Amerlcan game but had to turn it down In the game. cmpete All-Star Cagers Clash Tonight BOSTON. (#>-.-A sti-ohg Western squad ) s favored to eVefi the icore with the East when they clash tonight In the . second annual National Basketball . Association All Star classic in Boston Garden Big George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers and his fellow Westerners are a:ixlous to square ac- fo° U tne feast. I85i *'"'' "^ 10SS of the senior county tournaments next week. Blythevllle's Chlckasaws and Leachville's Lions, who don't have to worry about county tournaments, are slated to meet formidable foes this wet*. The Chicks play Whitehaven, Tenn,, here tomorrow night and Friday night they go lo Paragould to meet Greene county Tech. l^achvllle plays but one game this week. Tomorrow night they travel to North Little Rock to meet the Wildcats of the Big Six. Osrrol* Flay, Two Osceola's Gemlnoles play two games this week. Tomorrow night, they go lo Dell and Frldny night they play > aoubleheador at home. The Seminole girls are scheduled to play Greene County Tech Friday rtlghl and ut opponent for the Sem- Inole boys is due to be picked this In other games tomorrow, Luxora and Shawnee tangle at Shawnee Iti nn Hilerhdori game, frflssco High Traffic Heavy, Fishermen Could n't Fish OKLAHOMA CITY «j_Here'i a fish story that beats them all Oklahoma CHy has contracted with P. R. seeberger to remova predatory fish from Lake Overhol- sf f r : Predatory fish prey on fish. Their elimination will msK. the lake a hetier fishing «pot Tlie city water commissioner, Morrison B. Cunningham, decided it would be a nice thing H residents here could tfatch the event. So he scheduled it for yesterday a Sunday and. advertised It. About- 60,000 cars turned out, 19- SCO more than eipeeted, Heads lending to the lake were snarled for miles In all directions. T" e fishermen? They couldn't 'nfaiigh the traffic Jam with in mi MUL-inaon game, MISSCO fiign s ct luiunsn tne irairic Jam with invades Keiser lor a night tilt and [ " ltlr ^'o boats and 150 foot seine, Lepanto plays Dyess at Dye.5i to morrow nlghi. Luxora will be the first county t««m to close out their season. They close the books officially Friday against Manila at Manila, In other games Friday, Missco Invades Arrnorel, Dell goes to Shnw- nee, Buftiette plays Dyess at Dye's Gosneli Is at Keiser and Wilson plays Crawforflsville at Wilton. Communist Banking Booms in Moscow MOSCOW Iff'i— Fifteen new savings banks are to be opened In Moscow in 1952 It has been announced here. The newspaper Moscow Fravda «ald the number of depositors tn With Safety Get Stirrie* Have Satisfaction SAVE! Lower Cost Insurance HOME — AUTOMOBILE _ BUSINESS SfANDAP NON-ASSE3SABI;E POLICIES RAYMOND ZACHRY tNSURANCS CUT INSURANCE COSTS BANK THE DIFFERENCE tu- ». Mia mnumi CWTMI, mwwi, n. IE rtW . "I! niUT IS (TUU IU Now Under New Management The NICKEL STAND Rc-0p«ning Monday PHILMP If.A .MAN, whn worked for The NICKEL STANI) over 14 years, is back as owner- manage. The Nickel Stand has been completely rehirxWed and you'll he assured of delicious foods anrl good service at all times. Special PLATE LUNCH Choice of Meal & 3 Vegetables 60 Genuine Pit Bjirbecue—Delicious Sandwiches A Short Orders The NICKEL STAND 103 W. Main Phont 9666 so they gave It up for the day ai a bad Job. It took the police three hburi and .their whole force to uritaftgls the traffic. savings banks Ih the capital ha» "greatly Increases." The announcement said 150,000 niore persons had savings accounts at the end of 1951 than at the end of the previous year. Read Courier News Classified A4i ASK ABOUT OWt EASY PAYMENT BUDGET PLAN ro* AU AUTO REPAIRS — Hit BTMMTK — * Engine Work *Body W»rk * Fenders * Painting * Tires * Battery * Radio * Electrical Work * Wrecks Rebuilt Sullivan-Nelson Chevroltt Co, 301 West Wftlwvl Slrttt

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