The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1952 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 18, 1952
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FACT ETGHT BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS fUBSDAT, MARCH 18,. Kn CHAMPS—The girls basketball i«am of Sfccle, Mo., recently completed one o{ the school's most Miccessfiil seasons In the history ot the rthool. The stecle girls boast » record of 24 victories against ]io defeats phis thrre first place trophies, and it averaged SO jxilnts per fume. Members of the team are (front row, loft Co right)— Coach lyjnis I^irrh, Mildrr'd rarmrr, Trccla Christian, Dorothy Anderson, Alice Wilson, Jo Ann Petty, Dorothy Oate.s and James Dirkrr.^n, assistant coach. Bnck row—Kathennc Jsljell, J)ixie SheHon, Joan HasUnps. E'atty Weaver, Patsy Cahlwell and Charlotte McColIum, (Photo hy .Sppiuc) Hearn, Kennedy Hold Cubs Hitless Giant Aces Register 4th Spring No-Hitter Since '39 Hy Kl) CORRKJAN Al 1 Sporls Writer If you think no-hit games arc a rarity during the regular season, look at the record during the exhibition campaigns. 4 When Jim Hearn and Monte Kennedy joined forces to set the Sports Roundup Ry GAVLE TALHOT Government Starts Anti-Trust Action Against IBC, Owners NEW YORK (/P)—The International Boxing Club, which ha.s contracts with every world champion from feathenveipht to heavy weight, today was faced with the biggest fight of ir.<$ three-year carcrr. The government fifed a civil anti-trust suit against thp club yesterday maintaining the IBC Is conspiring to monopolize championship fights in the United States, Commenting on (he action In* — — • Washington, Attorney General Howard McGrath said the .suit was Intended to rcmnvs monopolistic practices. The oublfc, contestants, promoters, r.nd radio antl television broadcasters are "entitled to a Irce. competitive market in a business which commands such wide publtp Interest," he ndded. Bnth James D. Norrl.-; of New \ York and Arthur Wirtz of Chicago, owners ot thp IBC. promptly defended their net inns. "As far ns we are concerned, we've nct-pd on advice of counsel, who -said all our fictions were perfectly lecal," said Norris In Mln Beach, Fla, v where he is vacatli JIIE, "If the government finds erwlse, we'll Just have to change." XFL SuU Cited "It Is my nuderstanrlinp that, pf-r- aonal service contracts are exempt from the anU-tnist law," commented Wirtz in Chicago. "From a purely personal angle, I can't understand u'hy we should be surd for putting out. boats on television, while the National Football Leasue Tras sued for not putting their games on television." An ant I-trust suit instituted by. the government Is pending against the NFL, for restricting television of its game.-;. The government contends In the. Hi It that the TBC obtained contracts from champions and leading contenders in nil rnajnr wpisht divisions requiring the fighters to box Fain Won't Tell Secret of His Improved Hitting By .IOK RKM.'IILEK WEST PALM DEACH. Pin. <APl - FprrLs Fain. fe.Trlnw firM- ba.srmim ol the Philadelphia Athletics gulp- tan'iSancfy Saddler olh-l ' Stops Collins In 5th Round BOSTON f/Pj — World f&alhcr- veiRht champion Sandy Saddler bounced bnck from his first, knockdown by n featherweight In 143 bouts to whip Irish. Tommy Collins of Boston last night in a furious eri down hl.s coffe-r, chlickted almul and cracked; "If I had realized it was going, lo feet so good. 1 would have started (ting like tbat much sooner." Fain . referred, of course, to his hattinu mark 01 Not only wastha; fipure enough t< lead the Anierl t in League, bn It in a r k e d t-hj first time he hvn ever topped .300. How could Fair better known fo hi.s c I e v e rnes a n d adrnftncA aroutul the ba than for his abil Ferris Fain Uy nt - thc [)1[U( account for his Midrien battin prowess Wliat is his .see-ret? "That'. 1 ; right," Ferris ark now! eilEed- "It-is a secret—a trade SEC ret. l Irarned .something about hit tine last year that f didn't know hr / I.O5 ANGELES CAP)— In view of le weather around these parts for he ^past week, the question of hether the big leaguers will be hlc to mnkc f»ut a 53 exhibition •hechile at today's meeting here i>pear.s to he purely academic. The Cleveland Indians have been nndci'inK around the coast for ays, getting in a game only now rid then between the, ah, showers. y estimated they hnrl lost over 7,000 in potential exhibition re- pipu by Ihe time they dripped In iere yesterday and wrung out their .niforms. Giants Have Problem The Giants have moved over from Arizona for a quick riffle up the oast to San Francisco, and Mana- :er L*>o Durncher still has the same n-oMem he had when he opened :amp thrrc weeks ago—filling £d- rlie Stanky's shoe.s at second base j nd at lead-off in the batting or- ICT. Davey Williams l.s fielding bcauti- ully «nd making the double play possibly better than Stanky did, but IP still can't hit- Bobby Hofmnn, an 'almost" big leaguer for the pn-st hrer years, might yet beat the bon- i.s boy 'nut, or nt least split the Job vith him. "Whitey Lock man Is trying man- Chicngo Cubs down without a hit for llir New York Giants yesterday It marked the fourth no-hittc?r since 19^9 tossed during the spring. In 1939, the late Cy Blanton of the Pittsburgh Pirates handcuffed the Cleveland Indians, Tn 1948 Murray Dickson turned the trick for the St. Louis Cardinals o v o r the New York year, Lou Sleater and Ned Carver did It for the St, Louis Browns over Ihe Cards. Kelly. Itusli Pounded Hearn went I ho first five innings yesterday and faced 17 men while Kennedy finished up and faced 15 j batters. The Giants, meanwhile, i slapped the offerings of Bob Kelly ' and Bob Rush for 10 runs. [ The Cleveland Indians finally dropped one, 8-7, to the St. Louis Browns. The Yankees won their seventh game in nine starts by defeating the Washing ton Senators. 8-5. The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-5, in 11 i tin Ings, Max Surkont and Chel Nichols held the slugging Rnstnn Red Sox t6 four hit.s ns the Boston Braves whipped their Sntra-iMty rivals, 2-1. Two Philadelphia A's teams were boa ton. The regulars took a 6-5 drubbing from the Cincinnati Hods, and the "B" squad was shellacked by the Brooklyn Dodgers. 13-5. 26 Teams Still in Running In National AAU Tourney Phillips Oilers Smother Montana Five in Biggest Scoring Spree DENVER (AP)— Twenty-six teams from U state*, including all the pre-meet favorites, were still in the running as the National Amateur Athletic Union Basketball Tournament moved toward completion of first round play today. 5HOOT THE WORKS — Veveland General Manager Hink Greenberg, six-shooter in h-.nd, takes to Ihe saddle at the cli:b's Tucson. Ariz., Spring camp to spur his Indians on the viclory path. Greenberg picks Cleveland to win the pennant on the strength of its extraordinary pitching. (NEA) The Bartlesvllle, Okla., Phillips fi6ers ran up the biggest score of the two-day old tourney by plastering Billings, Mont., 94-45 last night. The Oakland, Calif., Atlas Pacific Engineers, co-favorite with Phillips for the title, shoved aside St. Louis, Mo., 91-41 for the meet's second high score. The Phillips club, champion seven out o! the last nine years. Oakland and. four other teams have advanced into tomorrow's second round field of 16 teams, Ten games today will advance 10 other teams into the second round. The quarterfinals are Thursday. Winners of the four quarter-final games will qualify for the playoffs later this month to select the U, S. team in the Olympics at Helsinki, Finland, this summer. L, A. Team Wins In 1948, gave every indication they wa nt the honor again as they smacked the outclassed Montana five with a dazzling display of power ami precision. jJ Joining Phillips and Oakland Inthe second round with victories yesterday were Los Angeles Fibber McGee & Molly, Warrensburg. Mo.. Plaza Bowl, Milwaukee Allen-Bradley an d Denver Jussel Electrics. A The last, of the seeded teams bow Into the tourney today. Defending champion San Francisco Stewart Chevrolet is matched against the Santa Fe, N. M., Sellers. The Peoria. ill.. Caterpillar Diesel, seeded fourth, play the Sun Diego Calif. Marines. The U. S. Air Force Championship team is entered as the 33rd Air Division team although most of the players are, from Tinker Air Phillips, the U. S. Olympic team Base at Oklahoma City. fully to'take Slanky's No. I spot In | P,._.. c the lineup, but he has teen slowjDytfl J/ I finding his baUinK eye and isn't | * t ( Victori Legion Bouts A St. Patrick's night crowd of 12.R70 leaped roaring to Its feet cheering Collins when he dumped (tie Nnw Ynrker on the cnnvfi-s with a solid left halfway through the first round, but the. 23-year-clrtor didn't have the artillery to beat thr vote-ran titlist. ] Referee Joe Znpustns stepped in; exclusively for "the IBC. The clubland halted the fight at 2:30 of the te'chnlcine this year and hope it also is accused of controlling the I fifth round after the Bostonian— works out n.s wnll. i won't tell what, sale of radio, television and motion j holder of t3\e New Enfilnnrl leather- j it l.vjynt. n has nothing to tlo with picture rights to the fights and weight crown — had been floored [ a uev^stance. a new bat or nny- - - - - ... .- - ...-. -i lnTce time.s in that session. It wax j ihtng-:llke that," a scheduled ten-rounder. Sacldlor hnd Collins npnlnsl the ropes under a savage two-fisted attack that cUraaxe.rt an actlnn-pack- etl belting" spree between the blood- covered, boxers- / heavy enough hitter, anyway, to \/ J-»X f\y]f\t j c If) scare pitchers into giving him walXR. | Y fUH/flVMJ III Leo plans to give Hank Thcmpson. his Ncyro third baseman, a shot at the second-base chore soon. Hauk doesn't much like the idea. . Everybody, even the gals, got nvrnf Is HIDIJV rou e h in tne American Legion B>rnr is Jiappr W r PS tlmB matches nt. Memorial Au- Tnnuny Byrne, whom the Yan-TS ditoriurn ]ast night. finally parsed, on to ihe St. Lo\ns ln Uie I4ysl ^^ of tne rfo\iWe Browns last season because his hick mflin event prognHni j une Byers, of control gave Manager Casey tne third-ranking contender for the Stengel kidney stones, is a happy. WO mcn's wrestling crown, defeated athlete at the prospect of steady j Miiun Stafford in straight falls but work and feels this is the year he • she harl to rely on rough, stuff to do will live up to every promise. i it. "If I don't do it this time. 1 nev- | Miss Byers won the first Tall in Commercial League To Re-Organize A mee ting to re -orga nize the Commercial Softball League will be held at Blytheville 'Y' at 7:4 V S p.m. tomorrow, j. P. Garrot, Y director, announced this morning. Any firm wishing to enter a team this year should send a representative to this meeting. Organization is to be along the same linos of last year, which means that all the players nil a team must come /rom one Blytheville business firm or from a combina tion of business firms approved by managers of the other teams. Duro Chrome Leather Pullers won the league "pennant" last year with thp Courier News Dirty Sox finishing second. Hogan, Snead, Burke Seminole Favorites PALM BEACH, Fla. f/p> — Ther56 was believed a record low tor return of Ben Hogan and Sam the course. * Snead to Active golf competition at-| « tracted a major share of attention j ' • ' today as 50 pros and 72 amateurs teed off, In 1he opening round of the $10,000 Semiuole tournament. Hogan has been Inactive for several months. Sncad's last major tournament was the Miami Open in. December. These two veterans and a young I am going to apply the same 1| hander. year Hoppe Defeated In Billiard Meet SAN FRANCISCO (fft—An unknown San Franciscan last night | banned perennial champion Willie Hoppe his first defeat In three years in a world three-cushion billiard tournament. Ray Kilgorc, 40. a 10-point or 5 to 1 underdog, defeated the 64 year old Grey Eagle 50--57 in a tense 53 innings. He had to overcome both his own nervous pressure, which er will," mused the handsome left- ! in minutes with airplane spins and a built up heavily toward the finish. Texan who has been burning fhe winter ctrcuit. Jack Burke, w&re the favorites in t h e two-day 36-hole Ceminole. Burke won the last four 72-hole tournaments at Houston, San Antonio, Baton Rouge and St. Petersburg. Lloyd Mangrum. who swept the top cosh prizes in the Seminole last year, is not entered., Among the 'amateurs in the field is the Duke of Windsor. Gary Middlecoff turned in the most sensational practice round, a ten - under - par 62 Cor the Vveavily trapped course. Playing in a foursome with Middlecoff were Hogan, who fired a 65, and Burke and Claude Harmon, who shot 67s. The foursome's best ball 30-26- exclusive use of principal arenas in New York, Chicago nnri other large cities. The IBC said cliar.'.p:oii5 are pcr- jnUicd to Eipht lor other promoters even while they're mirier contract to the Norris-Wlrtz, combination. 79 Shaw nee Gridders Receive Awards; 7952 Captains Picked JOINER —Shawnee Hitrh School yesterday awarded froths 11 sweaters to 19 players and five cheer leaders and announced its captain and alternate captain for the 1052 was on. Sweaters were awarded the play Now Hits Sw«/ml moved up to ^second spot rrourlr.ui\ Bill Welch, Bobby Speck, shelton Harrison. Henry Harrison, Richard Ralph, Sonny Faulk. Billy Mooring. Wilson Goudeaux, Joe Adams, John D. Samons, Dick Wilson. Clarence Hill, Tom Lnruc, Wayne Strcclcr, Pcto Stacks. Billy Felts Don Hopkins and Chnrlcs Bradshaw. leariers rcccWinsj sweaters were Margaret Tinslny, Gtpuda, Rrrri. Joyre Miller. Bessie ShRUnon and Gail Jones. Last Friday m?ht. Ihe school honored the f not ha 11 team with a ban- qiint. Bill Welch, captain of the 19M team, .served as m^Mcr of reremon- les and talks were rnarle by senior membrrs of The tnain Including Trim l-rtiup. Wayne Strectcr. Shrl- (on Harrison, Claronce Hill and Stacks. Rook and orlirr school of- Being in the batting order also helped him raise his average more than 60 point. 1 ;. Fain sairl. Actually lie \vetit from 2R2 lo .344, •Up until \t\sl year I was baiting third, fourth and fifth.* Ferris explained. "i was cxiieHed to provide? the Ions bail, hit Ihe home runs, drive in tho runs. I simply am not. lhat kind of a hitter. I'll hit a home run occasiomlly, but I'm Just not big enough, nor do 1 have the power to hit the bMl out of the park with any degree of consistency. I believe I was hurting the club as well as myself batting in and around the cleanup ppot. "Lnsi year though, with the coming of biR GusZcrmnl.DykPs (Manager Jimmy Dykc.s* was In petition. j to take me out of the clr.iuup spot- i and put me where I belonged &11 the time— second. 1 ' 1 honestly think I'm going to have a big year. My control seems sharper than it ever did before at this Lime auri my (ost. ball is moving around. That's been one of my troubles, really that my one does too many different things at times for the umpires to follow it." Derby Horses Run Today In Spa Feature body pin. In .the second fall, Miss ] Stafford came out slueciti^ and Miss i Bycrs changed her tactics. Miss By; ers won the decision in eight minutes with a crab hold. | Tn the second bout. Red Roberts, ! suInstituting fen- Eddie Mnlone, whip: ped Roy Welch with a little help I from referee Jack Moody. Welch won the first, fall in 1ft minutes with a body pin but he lost the second in 12 minutes after Roberts had tip- plied the choke hold. In the third fall, Welch tired of i Roberts' ill treat me nt and turned I the affair into n brawl. He backed I Roberts against the ropes but I Moody, in dying to pull him away, j threw him on the canvas and Rob"»« P^ncd him. Than the enraged f5-2. 6-2 yesterday In the finals of the La .lolla Invitational Tonrna- nieni-. Tom Brown turned back Harry I.ikas 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 In the men's final*;. the post, today tn Oaklawn Park's featured Eastern Arkansas Purse over a mile and 70 yards. The event marked the OnkUwn debut, of War Antique, one of nev- eric-. Knoll Farm's three Kentucky Derby cli^ibles. Others entered included Hurieens, Good Score, Mason County, Com- wootl. Seventh Sun, Jet. Ace. Firry Chief, Handsome I5en. flopeido. Pasamonte. Our Beauty, Big Mo aud Very Special, Apprentice Jockey Johnny Hrrk- mnnn, a contract rider for Mrs. Emil for them and alter five minutes he was helped from the ring. Jockey Brings Longshots Home HOT SPRINGS, Ark. CAP)— Ap prentice Jockey Gene Ford is known at Oaklawn Park now as "Mr txmgshrvt." The U-year-olrt from Canton. Ill rode his first winner hrre Marcl DenrrttflrJc. broiight homr thifp| 10. It was Mnrch Lark, a 2-ycar-oli winners yesterday to score the first which paid £198 for a S2 win tickel ridinc triple of thp season here Pinrry Him br has won with StJii ejs and the ch^naHcr, by C^nl "^'V™ t^U,^ I W. C. Rook, who also named mil}" Mr-v Eh5c , cb|) . ,.],„ M ipi)lird spc- '. as cam-iin nf fnc IM2 In-| rial music, and Mayor Hnrold How-! dhns nnr] \v:lir:? C^-in'eaMx as fll- prlnn. i ternale i-aptnin. i „ 5 Felts ar.ri Ootirtpaux >-cro circled 1 I to captain 'he 1353 tram c,y a vole Miss Connolly Wins Of the pir^yrr;. j ! Flavors rocci\'ing fnotb;ii! awards I,A JOLT,A. Clilf. (tTi Manrfrn ' yesterday wpre Aubrey prb»rt.<on. Connolly dclr.iif rt I.nuife Brouch ' Sugar-Free As Beer Can Be that's why Slag is so dryl \f FOR SALE! Ammonium Nitrate 20V2 Per Cent For Information and Price, Call WEST MEMPHIS COTTON OIL MILL id an extremely tight Hoppe de- The law dropped Hoppe 1 tie. for first place with tatsiiyama of Tokyo. into a Klnrey lehrmann Suspended CLEVELAND (&t — The North- iRlern Ohio AAU yesterday sus- imded Don Gehrmann. the coun- ry's No. I mllpr. for.failing to np- car at the Knights of Columbus t last Friday. , payhiz $114-60, and Shooters •Till, paying £57.40. And those three races are all he ias won so far- Junior College Tourney Opens HUTCHINSON, Kan. (&)— Regiu- a! winners from 13 states open competition today for the National Junior College Athletic Association basketball championship. The first game in the dovible- elimination,, tournament pitted nib- bing, Minn', against Campbell Col- "ege of Bines Creek, N. C. The 1951 champions the Tyler, Tex,, Apaches—were missing. v They were eliminated this season In, regional piny, being . replaced by Wharton, Tex. The tournament ends Saturday. Today's schedule Includes Connors State Aggies, Warner, Okla., vs. Wing&te, N. C.; Agricultural Junior College, Beebe, Ark., Dodge City, Kan,; Garden City, Kan. vs, Hannlbal-Lagrange, Han- WEST MIMPHlS, ARK. Phone West Ulcmpnis, S4 Phone Memphis, 5-4040 Whiskey dt its Good... Setter. In whiskty, too, there is good...better...and BOTH 86 PROOF . HILL AND HIU KENTUCKY BLENDED WHISKEY CONTAINS 65* ewm «nw..«nt«. • mt ma ww HIU. COMPANY, uoutsviaE, w. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY Walnut & Pint Blyrh.vill.

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