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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 6, 1952
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BIG BASEBALL MEN JIFXT—Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick (left) gets some first hand and expert advice on the technique ol hitting from Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinal outfielder nnd one of baseball's top hitters, nick saw the Cardinal hitter whrn he visited the Red Birds' spring [mining c.imp in St. I'clPr.'burg. Fin. tills week. Frick. former National League president. Is maklnp, his first circuit of spring training camps in his new capacity. (Al' Wircphfitoi BLYTHEVTU.B (AUK.) COURIKR NEWS Luxora, Dell Beaten In District Tourney PARAGOUI.n—Two of Mississippi County's three entrants—Luxora and Dell—were eliminated in one sweep from the District Three girls basketball tournament here last night. the county's third place . was beaten by Ihe host Greene- County Tech Hlsh team 33-25 in a quarter-final match, and DtHJ. the county's second place learn, was knocked out by Rector 3fi-33 in a first rnunfi game. In other action last night, Mo- "tto defeated Marmnriuke by a 4128 score. Luxora, behind mnM of the way, pulled up even with the Tech six In Ihe thlrrl quarter and went one From the Training Camps — Schoendienst Back at Second After Brief Try at First Base By The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fin. MV-A1 (Red. Echccndlcnst worked out at. second base for the first time yesterday since Joining the St. Louis Cardinals at their spring training quarters. Schoendlemt, the Cards' veteran + — . second baseman, has played first base thus far In practice with Manager Eddie Stanky doing the work flt second. I-ockman No. 1 PHOENIX. Ariz. (AP) — Whiter Lockman, the new No. 1 hitter on the New York Giants, Is perfectly happy being assigned to the top of the batting order. "I .think my hitting No. 1 is going to improve my average,' 1 he naid. Bum's Rookie Shines VERO BEACK. Pla. CAP)— Newett of the phenoms In the Brooklyn Dodger camp is Johnny Podres, n teen-age pitcher. Johnny, who has hud only Class P experience, has hurled six .score- Jew Innings in Intra-sqtmd games, •nd has not given up «. walk. Boson lAe Harriett BARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox were enthused to*if about rookie pitcher Don Barneit, who has displayed fine form and a tricky pick-off motion so far In training drills. Th« young righthander gave \ip «nly one hit In four innings yesterday and rivaled the Socket's accomplished Bill Wight in catching runners off base. Kennedy Looki Good TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — j n the highly competitive contest lor Cleveland's right field position, Bob Kennedy Is tar in front at this point. "Harry Simpson hasn't looked r»d at all," ssid Indian Manager Al Lopez. "But Kennedy has. If I had to pick the right fielder right now It would be Kennedy." WARNING ORDEIt In the Chancery Court, Chlcka- ••wba District, Mississippi Coiinly, Arkansas. Hermie Decanter, ptf. vs - No. 11.988 Charlie B. DeCanter, Dft. The defendant, Charlie E. De- Canter, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint ot the plaintiff, Hermie Decanter. Dated this 22nd day of February, Harvey Morri.-. Clerk Anila Sykes, D. C. Ouy Walls. nJtornpy for ptf. Jake LaMotta, Gene Halrston Fight to Draw D ETROIT LaMotta. the . former middleweight champion. won't have to hang up his boxing gloves. The 30-year-old fighter, showing the strain of 12 years campaigning In (he professional ring, won a 10- round draw with up-and-coming Eugene Hnlrstoti last night. Some thought the Bronx Bull was nretlv lucky nt thai. On the eve of the bout. LaMotta let It be known he irnuM retire for good if the 23-year-old Hnlrston bent him decisively. Now says he Is going lo kecp..on lighting. He wants n shot at J title. LaMotla's tactic of putting on a dazzling flurry at the end of ench round paid off. Both Judges scored it as an even 50 points for each boxer. Heferee Morris Sherman gave the verdict to Hairstnn by a 52-48 margin. Under Michigan rules the majority decision made It n drew Protesting the decision. Hnirston's manager, Mike Mielc, bellowed' "Hnirston forces the fight all (he way. LaMotta fights only In spurts at the end of earn round. There's no justice to the way they score here." . . Joe Maxim's light heavvweleht Miss Faulk Triumphs ST. AUGUSTINE. Fla. M>_Dc- fondmrj champion Mary Lena i-Mik of Thomasvillf.. Oa., yeslerd^y brrczccl inlo the second round of Hie Florida East Coast Women's Golf Tournament with a 5 and Sports Roundup GAVl.K TAI.HOT point ahead In the fourth quarter but couldn't hold on. Luxora's Fannie Ix>u Cnckrell ran her season scoring total to 513 points by scoring 21 points. Kay Thomason paced Greene Countv with 23. The Dell-ftrctur game was close all the way with Rector holding a slim one-point edge at hailtime Fouls hurt Dell's CRUS.C. The Blue- Jays lost four players to fouls In the (fame. Donna Simmons paced Dell with 17 points and Janet Brown scored 15. Roma Nell McCluney led Rector with IS points and Riithie Bullock scored 15. Tonisht, Osccola. Mississippi | County's first place team, plays In , (he quarter-finals, meeting Piggott i at 8 o'clock. The Seminole six Is fnvored to so ( 0 ,he semi-frills where it will the winner of tonight's Afoncttc-Rector "ame which is scheduled for 0:15. In tonight's older quarter-finnl ---- -.- id Tree will clash at Rector Pos Johnson (3) .. p. F. F. G. G. G. Dell (17* Simmons .. ' I5> Brown (DA. Blair P. Blair Britikley Workman Bullock (151 , . McCluney 116) Holifleld Bateman B. McCluney .. Substitutions: Rector— McDonald' ! Dell—-rate. C. Brinklcy. anil Johnson. Greene* ('u. Tech (231 Thomason IViGiiNIx. Ariz. lAPi—The New York Giants and the Cleveland Indians nre preparinc lo bid farewell to the state ol Cnlifirnla and the xenfc Northwest after they corn- i "* '"ui^'ivn UIELCI' quarter plete their tour of the rebellious '• same Bay and Marked Tree provinces at the end of this month. ; r!: " h "' "'" They have hnd enough of the Pacific' Coast (.cm-tic, -they sny, until the Western magnates return to earth and quit dreaming up restrictions such as the recent dilly which prohibits bis? league clubs playing each other In Coast League pl.-inl.s. starting next year. j In the coining three weeks the Indians have seven such games scheduled at Sim Diego and I-o.s Angeles, and the Giants have three in the latter city. In between they also have numerous engagements against Coast League teams, but it is the competition among themselves which the big fellows count upon to pay the spring training nut. 'What those fellows out there trying to no — cut their own throats?" demanded President Horace Stoneham of the Giants today. "Okay, we'll let them and see how long they like being Isolated from the major leagues. 'We'll continue to train right here in Arizona, nnd when we're in shape- we'll simply head plnylng each other. We and the Indians hnd planned to make a short trip into Mexico next spring, but now we'll go down to Mexico City for a whole week. We should play to a million down there. "We'll be able to play through Texas, too. Their new rule says only that we must play as many THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1953 e;nnes ngnlnst Texas League clubs as we do against ourselves in their narks." As both the Giants and Indians nre potential flag winners, this could mean that the West Coast is cutting lUsclt off from a genuine four-star attraction next spring, with Me.\ico-the beneficiary. "The rule Is especially silly coming Just "at" this time, when those fellows are talking about building themselves inlo a third big league," Stoneham Insisted. "How are they going to have any basis of comparison between players If they never see any big league ball? "And, believe me, they're not go- Cockrcll (21) Lewis <2) ... Petty B. Clark .... Richardson .. D, cinrk .... F. F. F. G. G. G. Substitutions: Luxora—M. Clark (2l. Greene County Tech—Carter. DIAPER LEAGUER — Two- year-old Lonny Robots, garbed in a San Francisco uniform, Ki;ih£ a kinji-sizcd mitt and joins the Pacific Coast Le;*aue team's tcieenins camp workouts. Lonny w;is tolrj to come around ayain in 20 years. (NEA) Hotel Purse Is Ocklawn Feature HOT SPRINGS. Ark. Iff)—Oaklawn Park's first featured distance race of the younjj season highlighted today's card. Eicht seasoned campaigners went to the post in the mile and 70 yards j .Majestic itolel Purse, an SI.800 allowance for four-year olds and up. Mrs. F.mtt Denftnnrk's Mr. Ncan- lie. carrying a light 102 pounds (41 Pillow • was the favorite. Mr. Neatic (inish- (61 Wells eci second to Mais Boy in the 0- furlong Mt. Ida Purse last week. Others entered include My Suzy Belle, Battle H. Market Tip, Blunt, Mommy. Our Snick and Greek Pass. Quarter-Finals Start in State 'A' Tourney; Bay Is Defeated By CAKI. BKU. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP)—Two high school basketball titans will dash here lo night in Quarterfinals of the 1952 Class A high school basketball tournament Texarkana and Fayetteville. high* "'."nun. scoring aggregations from two "x- treme geographical sections of the state, tangle horns at 7:30 p.m. In the first night contest of the tourney's second day of play. Faycttei'llle easily trounced Lavaca 55-36 yesterday in a first round game and gained the role of the early favorite. The smooth Bulldogs hit about 60 per cent of Card Cast-Off Del Wilber Now a Phiilie First-Stringer^ By JOE REiCHLER CLEARWATEH, Fla. urj-Three years ago he was a minor league their field goal attempts in wallop- "i*^n, *.». v« ,— *,,. t c Jt aia ugu ll(; was a minor league in* the highly regarded Lavaca en- j manager, his brief and profitless major league career apparently behind lry ' ! hlm - Toda y Delbert Wilber is the first-string catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies' knee-deep pitching staff, believed by many to be • lha best In baseball. -+ That's the Horatio Al?er story of Ihis resolute receiver who refused to heed the advice of' the St. Louis Cardinal front office when it toM him to forsake the playing end for a career as pilot. Th'i.s i s the same person who returned unheralded from the minors last year and proceeded to win the No. 1 catching jcb away from Andy Se;n- uuck. long a fixture with the Phils. "You'll never lie anythin.2 but a (hird-slringer, even if you" should ever come back," Del was told by Ray Barnes led the Fayetteville attack with 15 points. He got support from Russ McConnell with 14 tallies and Bass Trumbo with 12. But. the scoring honors went to Lavaca's Claud Ellbanks with 16 points. In a second round game yesterday. Rogers turned back Greenwood 40-.11 on the shooting a! guard Buddy Bloomfield and center Guy Cable- Each made 14 point-l. Unheralded Clinton defeated Emer.'on 55-47 in the other first round contest. Newporl Brats Bay Pine Bluff and Newport advanced along with Rogers to the quarter finals last night. Pine Bluff defeated Forrest City 45-41 with Jim Reed and Billy Holmes spelling the difference. Reed pvit the close contest in the victory column for Pine Bluff with three quick field goals J in the fourth quarter. Holmes led the Pine Bluff scorers with 18 points. Newport nserl Its fast breaking style ot play to defeat Bay 64-53. Carlos Broadwater sank 21 points P. Cole Boozer Smith NCAA Tourney Bracket Still Shy Nine Teams NEW YORK «v-The regular-season action among the college basketball teams is practically over and only seven of the 16 teams which will play In the NCAA tournament hart been decided today. Kentucky, Illinois. Texas Christian. St. Louis and Wyoming, all champions of their conferences, are In. along with Santa Clara and Oklahoma City University, two western at-3arge teams. That leaves nine selections still to be made for the tournament that Finals March 'Z6 The semi-final nnd final rounds will be played at Seattle March M-26. The Ivy League Is deadlocked among Cornell, Princeton and Penn nil Kith 9-1. The Southern Conference winner will be decided at the begins in four cities on March 21. j end ot its tournamenT'sUrtfr,': Four of them will be Rt-]ar°e rives today , while the winners of the Ivv League T '„ „ , tos | southern Conference, Border Co ,-> T J" *"e Border _ Conference. West. St IS f.r.., c . Bir R fVfn .„* D.JJL ' TCXaS SM * alK > **>W MCXiCO A. settled. m . cet m " Playoff tomorrow. The Kentucky the Southern Confer Seven race also probably will ence champion and two-at-lar^e ; be S!>uled tom orrow when Kansas teams will start play in Raleigh ' S , Kan ^ as st! >te, each boasting N. C. In action at Chicago will be", "'i, rcc ° rds ' , cl ^ h( , ln ^wrence. Illinois, the Ivy League titlcholder ' ,v Thr : t ^° -™t-ot-threc scramble for the right to represent the Pacific and the other two teams selected- nt-large in the east. Coast Conference gets under way tomorrow with Northern Division ing to see It. We and the other j Christian. SI. learns can't nfford to play cnch other in places like Burbank and Pasadena, and it's always been murder, loo. having to play Los Angeles in Wrigley Field. So we'll just tell 'cm goodbye until they change their minds. victory over Mrs. S. A. Emerson'of fVlr tbe Giants, rndlans nnd Chl- Dayton, O. cago Cubs—now training here within comparatively easy bus Ira- The average person makes use v<1 ". >' Is possible to play a «ood of between 8000 and lO.OOo words, j exhibition schedule before breaking Doctors, on an nver.ige, know 25,OMJ r »nip. and Stoneham disclosed that and lawyers 23,000. h» is working hard on Ihe Boston Louis even and Bord< lampions. The Pad Terence and Skyline „ Regional play will ! winner Washington plaving U. C . A.. Southern . Division victor • ' The remaining four at - lar"e 're. At Kansas City will be Texiis' and the Big : teams probably won't be determined Conference ! until the end of the National Invi- Const Con- '• union Tournament at Madison winners will : Square Garden. Some of the top >" nd 0kMmm * ' Propels are Penn State. Duqunsne large, nt Cor- , Boston College, Holy Cross nnd ' Loyola of Chicago. Duquesne and Ed B. Book, attorney Ad Litein. 223-31-8-15 is Bravrs to persuade them to shift from Bradenton, rla., to Yuma, out on Arizona's western border. Comiskey Takes Radio Job fly TOM nuANAf.AN CHICAGO <-r, - -Young Ch-irles A. j v;omiskey II stalked mil of his fnm- I ily's While ?n\ nasrbnlt orinuta- tion Inn; ni-lit : ,nd said he might i br cone a "lifri.imr." I He cot a job with the Lilvrly j nrfirlrasiina Sysicm. nhirh rcccnt'- j Jv fi!rri court siri' neain^t tr.o=t of Ihe maior leneire b.isrhnll cluln for I 12 million dolhrs Comi«kcy MM he i wmiltl he a vice ::rrsirlpnl in rharc i of all sports p.ivpr.icr. His s.ilarv I wasn't ciifclorrri but il wns reporter! j cln. ; p to s,"n.non n yeir. Tlir handsonif 3fi-yc,ir-old <>f.- j sccndant of the btr- famed "Old j Roman." for whom he was named, j rrsir-nerl ns ftix vice president al! m"st two months ago Hr- salrt VIP j wanted niniT money than he was | gfitine isin.nm n yr.-,-,-•. and snir.c foil of cirfiniir- contract. I Sim-c thru thrro have been n :i\iml;«-v of publiMied rcnorls about his disticrcc-mrnts with his mother. Club President Mrs. Grace Comis- I key. Gi'ncrnlly it was expected tha'. his position with the team would somehow Ix* worked out. At a ncw* conference last night, youtv^ Cnmi^key sftid, "I do not know how she (his motheri could j hnve assuiiicd that I would return to tbe club. At no time have I been nffrrr-rt any kind of proposition t . [ roinpromj^e or otherwise. "I s:uv hrr as late as Monday of irm week anri did not make up my mind lo accept the Liberty proposition until after that, meeting." Both Cliurk and his mother ob- vinurly vcgrettrd the final break. Comiskey pointed lo the recent rise t in stature of the White Sox team i and said il has been his "greatest \ ambition" to "renew Ihe Comiskey 1 tradition of giving Chicago the type of bnsobsll It deserves." ?ifv 2, , H° City selected y our genuine Mash method produce the full, satisfying flavor of ' OLD FITZGERALD Modern short cuts cannot imiiate its slowly distilled, true bourbon flavor. NOW AGED 5 FULL YEARS 56.75 ™* $4.23 rlust -" : Half pints DRY RUN —Mrs. St. Auhyn Hubbard, 27-year-old all- around English athlete, shows her husband and children the high-diving form she will use at ncjit Summer's Olympic Games. The Cambridge, England, housewife practices in her backyard on a springboard, lands in a sandpit laid out bv her husband. (NEA.) BUSINESS FOR SALE Here's J srmrl opportunity lo so into business (nr yourself. If you're liilcrcstrMt in the moMnc .mil home service business, the IIO.MF. sn;virt:s .<.• STORAGE co. is tor sale. 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Other second round aames today include Joncsboro against Tuckerman. Monticello against Dewitt and Sheridan against North Little Rock. Tampa Picks Hucrta TAMPA, Fla. UP) — Marcellno Huerta yesterday »as appointed head football coach at the University of Tampa, succeeding Frank Sinkwich. Holy Cross are In Ihe NIT. NAIB Starts Monday As for the NAIB toumey which opens Monday at Kansas City. Indiana State, the I&31 winner, again nullified by beating Indiana Central last, night 66-55. Millikin also qualified by upsetting previously unbeaten Eastern Illinois, 74-11. Clarion (Pa.) Teachers, unbeaten in 19 games, nipped Millersville 50-49 for the right to represent Pennsylvania while Whitworth walloped Gonzaga 90-65. There were several upsets last night. Manhattan look Pordham 64-56: Syracuse upended Penn 9476; Niagara surprised Colgate in overtime 68-66 and Tufts 'downed Harvard 79-76. In nlhcr games Wyoming beat Colorado A. A: M. 80-57 and East Tennessee won the Smoky Mountain Tourney by beating Union IKy.) 56-47. Class B Tourney Gets Underway Dyess Plays Dumas Today; Three Teams Advance with Wins PRESCOTT, Ark., l/Pt — Three teams survived first night's competition in the Arkansas Class B basketball tournament here. Sparkling individual performances highlighted opening of the tourney last night. Five players each scored 20 or more points. Saratoga defeated Jerusalem 5139; Hartford downed Prairie Grove 52-39 and Solem buried Barton 6843. Ten other teams were to compete In their first round contests today and tonight. Charles McJunkins hit the hoop for 20 points to lead Saratoga over Jerusalem. Saratoga took an early lead and never was threatened seriously. Gene Hubbs ol Hartford and Jack CurUingcr of Prairie Grove got into a personal point making tiuel, with Hubbs and his Hartford teammates coming out on top. Hubbs scored 23 points; Curtsinger 21. Bud Harris and E. G. Bishop hit from all anglas to lead Salem to victory over Barton. Harris scored 21 times while Bishop m a d e 20 poinl.s. Carl Black was high for Salem with 15. The line-up for today's games: Dyes.s vs. Duma. 1 ;; Je.ssieville vs. Cord — Charlotte; Coal Hill vs. Grecnwsy; Waldo vs. New Edinburgh; Valley Springs vs. Cherry Valley. Good Dogs Few In Field Trials BOONEVILLE, Ark. f/P|—There's been a scarcity of outstanding performances at the National ~Amateur Quail Field Trials near here. Four braces of dogs were put hunt only through their paces In 2-hour hunts i,...*,.£.,, .,.,tn jjai-t.-i in x-uuut nuiiu^ «iioiner orace 01 dogs 1OE yesterday. Only three of the con- way. The national champion tenders flushed three coveys each, dog. Spit Ball, hat" •"•• and one of these stayed on the in the tough trials. , ui , -I<T. fj IVIJU Cardinal Manager Eddie- Dyer. "You've got to make up your mind whether you want the plory of the big leagues or the security of a job in the Card orsanizaiion " Wilber chcse the playing end. The decision came after he had — put in a year managing the Hous-O ton team In the Texas Leacue. That wns in 1943. Wilber was* 3D then and apparently in Ihe twilight of his career, a mediocre one at that. Opfioned tfi Rochester Wilber relinquished the Houston reins in 19,il) and was optioned to Rochester, where he caught nearly every game, batted over .300 and was named to the International League's all-star team. The Cards attempted to rpcall him In September when Garaglola fractured his collarbone, but all four options had been exhausted and Del was drafted by the Phillies. "The Phillies drafted me for protective purposes." Wilber related. "They wanted to send Stan Lopata. a promising youngster, down to the minors for more seasoning and they figured they ought to get'an oldster like me lo relieve Seminick occasionally. I got a chance one day when Andy got beaned. From then on 1 did most of the catching." Wilber modestly refrained from adding that he did a fine job both at bat and behind the plate. H? showed a strong arm and handlec"^ • pitchers flawlessly. He batted .218 in 84 games nnd hit eight home runs. When white men first discovered Easter Island, they found many colossal statues, some more than 30 feet high and some unfinished, the origin or reason for which has never been explained. . in hour and a half. Another brace of dogs lost its - Jharnpion gun dog. Spit Ball, had little, success SALE! Men's Tan Loafers by UL6 LEATHER SOLE Sizes 6 to 12 Widths A to E A Regular 11.9SValua! Take Advantage of This Value Tomorrow! FAMILY SHOE STORE

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