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MARCH W, Osceola vs. Des Arc Today In Girls State Tournament BLITHE TILLS (AR1U CWHTEH NEWS ttiet were Jilted to meet Des Arc In their first game at 2:30 p.m. I( they win they srill m eet the winner of the Emerson-Selma first round winner tomorrow. This Is the Seminolettcs first trip to the big show and they ire out to add the state championship . lo their collection of district and I county trophies. Three teams have cleared their first hurdles in the Newport tournament. Poughkcepsle, Grcetie County Tech High and Hartford won first round games last night to advance to the quarter-finals. The quarter-finals get underway tonight. Tech High WIn» In other games today Ashdown was scheduled to meet Siloam fiprlnK-s, Greenwood played Bergman and Judsonla met Carlisle I'ouj-hkecpsle meets Green County In the first quarter-final game tonight and Hartford will play the winner of the Ashdown-Siloam Springs contest. In last night's action, Lorcne Mlllican led Poughkecpsle to victory over Parkin 52-34 netting is points to gain scoring honors for the night. Circene County Tech eliminated Grccnhrier 31-27. Shirley Havens was high scorer lor Tech with 13. Dcana Mills sank 24 points to pace Hartford over Glendale 4S-S8 ^ Hamline, SW Texas Move Up In NAIB Meet KANSAS CITY (API — Three- time champion Hamline and Southwest Texas State look the nest bets in quarterfinals of the National Intercollegiate NAIB basketball tournament tonight. The first-seeded Hamline Pipers of St. Paul, Minn., and Southwest Texas' unbeaten Bobcats from San Marcos, figure to wind up in the finals of the 32-game mm Saturday night. Coach Joe Button's Hamline team coasted over Montana state 85-72. In la.st night's. four-game show before 8.000. Southwest Texas outclassed New Mexico A. & M. GO- 52, in nn afternoon feature. Southwest Texas plays Lawrence Tech of Detroit In tonight's quar- srfinalB. Hamllne meets Portland >ro. University. Other results: I Mornlngsidc 98 Eastern Illinois Portland ore. 72 Memphis Slate 48 Murray Ky. IS West Texas 73 Pitcher No Better than His Club, Cliff Chambers Says By JOE REICHLER ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. tfft-ClUl chambers, the tall, toothy and talented lefthander of the St. Louis Cardinals, thinks he will be a big winner this year becatt.se he finally has landed with a winning club. "A pitcher is not any better than* the club he is with," said the 30- year-old native of Portland. Ore. Sports Roundup . Ore. "Of course, there are a few exceptions like Bob Feller and Walter Johnson. But on the whole, a pitcher Just can't be a big winner with a losing club." Chambers, an Intelligent, clear- thinking fellow who believes the rumor that South- Clifl Chambers paws also are left- handed thinkers, has set a goal of 18 to 20 victories for himself, provided the club goes well. The most games he's won in four seasons with three clubs up to now are the 14 he captured last year. Eleven of these came after" the Cardinals obtained him from Pittsburgh last June. Blfgeil Break "I won 42 games In Iwo years on the coast," he said. "And I see nn reason why I can't win here, I'm not flattering myself when I say that I am a better pitcher now. I'm more experienced, more mature." Chambers regards his trade to the Cards as Ihe biggest break he ever got. "I like the park, I like the organization and I like the manager and the players." he said. "I think Sportsman's Park in St. Louis is much better suited to left-handed pitchers than p'orbes Field In Pittsburgh. You've got a big open leftfield in St. Louis. "Eddie Stanky hasfmpressed m« greatly a* a manager. He has lett no stone unturned I never have seen a better planned, more organized spring training program. There is something for Ihe boys lo do all the time. And Stanky ha-s the knack of mixing Inn wilh our workouts. No one gets a chance to get bored." overtime. : Whltworth 12 Millikln 71- Snringfield ,\fo, 82 Indiana Slate 64 Lawrence Tech 12 Utah State 6:i GAYI.F. TAI.P.OT From (fie Training Camps— Yankees' Billy Martin, Cards' Vern Benson Suffer Fractures By The Associated Presi ST. PETSRSBURO. Fla. W»i—The New York Yankees today were minus one inflclder—and a mighty important one. Young Billy Martin, who was slated to fill In at both second and third base, sustained two Woken bones in his right ankle yeslerday sliding into second for the benefit of a cameraman. He probably won't be able to play until May. Even without the services of the 22-year-old Martin, the Yankees N.n.id no trouble crushing the Detroit QJTigcrs. 4-1, Benson Breaks Lejp ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP>A double fracture of the right leg has sidelined outfielder-third base- r.aii Vern Benson of the St. Louis •Jsrdlnals. He was injured yesterday us the Cards defeated the. Bos- Ion Red Sox, 1-6. Bwox Use Rookies SARASOTA, Fli. (AP, _ The Boston Red Sox will use rookie pitchers again today in an effort to cud their victory famine in the exhibition circuit against the Wash- ington Senators. Lou Boudreau has named Jim Atkins, Holly Schuster and Al Schroll to hurl against the Nats. The Sockers now have dropped four In s row, including yesterday's marathon 15-inmng loss to the St Louis Cards. 7-6. Splhn In Action BRADENTON. Fla. (API—It'll be veteran lefty Warren Spahn and rookies Virgil Jester and Murray Wall pitching for the Boston Braves today when they travel to the Lakeland haunts of the Detroit Timers. The Tribe's exhibition record is 3-2 after yesterday's 7-5 verdict over Cincinnati. MESA. Ariz. <AP)_The Chicago Cubs, fresh from a 10-2 vlclory over the New York Giants, play the National League pennant winners again today In the third game of their spring aeries. The Giants hammered the Cubs Monday winning 15-3. Yarbro Cagers Play Sudbury For Y Crown Sudbury and Yarbro will clash in the Blytheville Hish School gym to- morro-.v nlsht for Ihe championship of the Y's Grade School Basket, ball League. Sudbury Is the first half champion of the league's split season and Yarbro won the second h«lf tide. Sudbury has last but one game all season and that was lo Yarbro In second half play. Ynrbro lost Ihe first two games of the wason i and then rushed through the rest I of the year undefeated. Following the title game. • trophy will be presented to the winner. Trophies will also be presented | lo the champions of the Y's Inlcr- medlatc and Junior Church LOSUM. First Baptist won Ihe rhimplonshlp In both leagues! J. P. Garrott. Y director, said ['••»r. a small admission price will ' ••!• charged for tomorrow night's ( 'me wilh all proceeds lo so to the \MCA's World Service 1 Fund. Spider web silk Is stronger than that mode by silkworms but it has i y^cr proved possible to produce It In commercial quantities. j Easier In Action SAN DIEGO (API — Pennant- an.vious Cleveland planned to give Ihe oft-discussed trick knee of first baseman Luke Caster iti first workout of the se«»n under grve conditions today. Big Luke, who thinks he'll hit I homers if the knee holds up. has looked pretty spry sine* he took the brace off l»st week. liy OAYI.E TAI.BOT LOS ANGELES </P>—There is -c- slrnined rejoicing in the camp'of the St. Louis Browns that Marty Marion, who was the "Mr. Shortstop" ol great Cardinal teams, is getting around nimbly on his 34- year-old Jejs and meeting the ball hard in inlra-squad games. It isn't possible, of courie. that one of the biggest favorites the Mound city ever saw can come back with the '.'new" Brownl-s and play with his old skill and pull a lot of customers through the gate. Such luck cs thai even Bill Veeck doesn't have. Or does he? The mere thought of the lons-IeBt-ed artist out there knock- Ing down drives Into the slot and convcrtin? th e m Into double plays is so entrancing that Marlon's almost afraid to Cavaretta Gets Tough And Cubs Pound Giants By EO COHlllGAN Associated Press Sporls Writer If there's any team in the National Leseue that- looks like a sure bet not to win the pennant. It is the Chicago Cute. But Phil CavarrPtta who is serving his second term as Bruin manager. Isn't giving ,, p . PAW! TJPHHTEEN Duquesne and LaSalle Clash Tonight in NIT Semi-Finals ORLO ROBERTSON' h 5 crenl»Kn, h r, 5 his crenit. He s the first ma or Marty Marion season hardly campmates are talk about It. Not so with Marty, himself. He gives you the old Marion smile which was another ot his trademarks and tells you he's goir^g to play 125 games, for sure. Before he's through you find It very difficult to doubt him. though you. know that he sat on the btnch ail last season with a ravaged knee ns he tried hts hand, not too successfully at manaztii!! [he Cards. "Knee Feels Great" _ "The knee feels great." he says. They cut it open and took pieces of cartilegc fmn here and here and clear around to here. So far as I can tell It's us food as ever. Of course. I'm still taking thirds fairlv cssy. but I went the full nine Inn- Ings yesterday fr.r the first time and she s!ood up grc.it." How about the old batllnz ev»? Did he feel he could meet the ball Jouarely after a season of nothing more serious than giving siens from the dugout? H- held un thvee lone fingers and reallv grinned •'That's all I (rot—two'Ion* singles and a trlnle against the boards Maybe I can't, keep no quite that nacre, but I'll be wilUne (n < e ttle fT a good, wnd .700. Slugg-r Marion, they call me." He's kid^'nt! us ncrhans a lltiln but the fact Is that a Marlon hlt- linij .-round .375 with hli occasional "ne bill would dve a tremendous lift to the Browns and act as a wonderful settling Influence on Ihe rookl»s who will make u-^ much of the team. As Vreck nuts it, Just lo have a man like Marlon nround odds cK« !o a rii'b. no mc.ttcr how much or t-i»- well he ntays. \V11I Break Array Tn theory the fuel that Marly b.ils rjeltthnnrind could he of value loo, as the nrospcctive Browns lineup Is studded with l-ftles. Marty would helo break up this array though Manaeer Rogers Hornsby insists somewhat gruffly [hat there's ncvr hcen any sense to this idra that lefthand batters are T'-ss fffcclfve against southpaw nitch- frs. ' "Thr (rouble Is with this system of luggllng lineup according to whether you're facing « ] e ft O r rlehthanded pitcher Is that a boy never gels a real chance to prove that he can hit both." Hornsbv said. "You can tell him he can't hit 1-rtles and h. sets where he believes It. himself. "I'm not going to do It." The George Washington Highway (U.S. Route 17) skirts the eastern edge of the Dismal Swamp of North Carolina and Virginia. BLYTHEVILLE MOOSE LODGE 1507 Thurs.-Mar. 13 ... Family Night. Free Beef Roost Supper . . . Bring the children. Sat.-March 15 ... Juke Box Dance Sun.-Mar. 16 - Open House All Members Urged to Attend! Sun.March 16-Open House with the exhi a week old. Phil didn't like the way his team went down before the New York Giunts Tuesday, and told the Players so in no uncertain terms. Then he made up a new outfield combination of Jack Wallaesa, Bob Addis end Gene Hermanskl. \ One game does not m-ike a season, of course, but Phil's strategy, 1 worked yesterday to the extent! lhat the hapless Cubs, who have! been consigned to the senior cir- i cult cellar by th» critics, whomncd Ihe National League Champion I Giants. 10-2. in Phoenix. Ariz. The victory was particularlv gratifying to Cavarretta because Leo Durcclier had most of his flrst- stringcis in the line-up. Even Jim >Hearn pud Sheldon Jones, a couple of the Giants' ace hurlers, saw action. Addis and Hermanskl didn't get any hits, but Wallaesa collected three, and Dae Pondy. who has been up before, slapped out lour singles. Tanks 'Top Tigers The New York Yankees, who have been playing as though they're In the middle of the pennant race won their fourth game In five starts by whipping Die Detroit T1- cers. 4-1. behind three of Iheir junior varsity hurlers — Bill Miller. Tom Morgan and Art Schalloclc. For the Tigers, tvho have not looked good, it was their third defeat in four games. Art Houtteman was Ihe loser. The Yanks suffered the first rria- Jor Injury of Ihe campaign when 22-yenr-old Billy Marlin broke his right ankle sliding Into second base lor a camersman. Martin was slated for utility Inficlri duty, but he'll Armorers Negro Girls Win Title The .Armorel girls are the new Negro junior high basketball champions of Mississippi County. Armorel won the title by defeating Luxora 20-n in the final game of the county tournament in Bly- thcville's Harrison High gym Tuesday night. To get to the finals, the Armorel team defeated Blytheville and Frenchman's Bayou In that order. ' he °" 1 Benson out, 7-6. although Vern Benson got a twister! right knee and ankle for Ills efforts in the final frame He singled and slid safely Into second on a sacrifice. Herb German t'icn s'.iiglcd princh-runner Lsny M\v- Kinf, home. The Boston Braves outEiugged Ihe cmciivnll Reds. 7-5. and "the St. Lo-ih Browns edged the Chicago W'-ite Sox, I-o, in an abbreviated live Inninn contest. Tom '--rne went the fl-e Inni-igs lor the Brownks, permitting only one single. I" nlzht Barnes, the Biooklvn Dodgers oi:!fliiz:-crt the Philadelphia Phillies. 10-9. and Cleveland and Pittsburgh had a trams In San Diego cnlkd bv ,-:.(„ ,„ t .. c j ollrth with Cleveland ahead 2-0 Dayton, (2«-3). surprise runner-* up lost year, meets third-seeded St. floniventure (20-51 In Ihe other semi-Anal, but It is the clash between the top-seeded Dukes from Pittsburgh and the Ireshman-dom- fnated Philadelphia outfit with « 22-5 record that his the most crowd appeal. The two winners will go into Saturday's final with the losers meet- Ing (or third place. None of the four ever won an NIT. and this year's championship is of added important since the winner qualifies for the Olympic trials starting In <he Garden and Kansas city. March 29. Duquesne, conqueror of Hoiy Cross in the quarter-finals, whipped LaSalle by 11 points In Pittsburgh during the regular season. But supporters of the Philadelphia^ declare this Is a different LaSalle team after seeing the Explorers upset S'ton Hall and fourth-seeded St. John's with two entirely different styles of play. Has Speed, Hel e hl "LaSalle has the 'speed, height and manpower to stay with Du- qitesne," said Buster Sheary, Holy Cross coach. Then too, the Dukes may not be at their best physically. Al Bailey deadly outside thooter, Injured his ri^ht knee, and Jim Tucker. 8-foot- 7 rebound artist, suffered a bruised shin against Holy Cross. Both, however, are scheduled to play although Hailey may be slowed down somewhat. Dayton will have a decided advantage in height over St. Bonaventure but the Bonnles have the experience and a defense that has held opponents to an average of 55.1 points per game. The Dismal Swamp, > half million acres in Virginia and North Carolina, has « permanent population nf Just one family. Long-term home loans » at low cost. Ask for details..no obligation BiythevilleFederal SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION Glcncoe Rldg. Phone 4553 Robinson, Olson In Charity Bout SAN FRANCISCO (A) — 'Suear Ray Rcbin.son lays his middleweight title on the line tonight against Carl iBobol Olson for »l. H will be Robinson's first title Defense and the ilrtt fight since he resnined his crown from Randy Turpln six months ago. Both he and Promoter William Kyne donated their shares, less *1 each, to the Danrai Runyon Cancer Fund. However, Sugar Ray drew S7.500 expenses. Olson will get «9,000_$I.50fl of it for the non-existent television rlcnts. He was promised that, sum More Kyne learned there would be no TV and no radio broadcast HARD WAY OUT—As Ernesl Sandoval of the Wuerzburg Military Post hovers over him, Joe Nichols, stationed in Berlin appears ready to abandoo his post. 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