The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 17, 1950 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1950 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER 'NEWS PAGE N1NB Larger Field Expected In NEA Golden Gloves Meet-Shaw nee Bows to Osceola •^ . . ' ™ * . . ..... ______:__ -. . _. * _ _' • • . •. p Osceola is Host For Tournament Event is Scheduled For January 26-28, Director Announces ' Plans went forward in this week for the fifth earnest annual Holy Cross Replaces St. Johns As Nations Top Cage Quintet Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves , boxing tournament at Osceola Jan. 36-28 and according to Rube Boyce .athletic director at Oseeola High and one of the .supervisors the tournament, all indications point to a bigger and better field f i of boxers. The tournament, held annually under the sanction of the Arkansas Athletic Union, !s an elimination affair wllh the champions of each in division representing this area the annual Mid-South Golden Gloves at Memphis. The Memphis tournament is scheduled for Feb. 7-9 and Ihe winners there will be entitled to . participate in the national tournament. Four Counties til Be Represent?!! Coach Boyce, who also is coaching the Osceola boxing team this year, said last night it luoks now as if there will be more entries in the tournament this year than last. The tournament draws young boxers from all sections of Mississippi County as well as Crittenden, Craighead and as far away as Clay County. Coach Boyce stated that for the past week he has been visiting schools throughout Northeast Arkansas lining up teams to enter the meet and that a large number of schools have either said definitely or have indicated they would send teams to Osceola ror the event. Among the Mississippi County schools that arc expected to send teams to the meet are Wilson, Shawnee, Keiser, Leachville, Dyess, Burdettc and Osceola. Coach Boyce also stated that he hoped lo have f ?ral boys from Blytheville enter tournament and that he plans contact, .school officials here In the Immediate future. • Increased Interest Shown ' The Northeast Arkansas elimination tournament was created four years ago and It has been growing steadily. Last year It drew a record number of entries as well as fans -«nd this year it Is expected to draw even more. The tournament Is held under the immediate supervision of the Mid-South Golden Gloevs Association winch Is backed by the Memphis Commercial Appeal. C. Franklin Sanders, superintendent of schools at Osceola, is tournament i director. Mr. Sanders said this morning |,'that all cessions o! the tournament -will be held at night beginning at g o'clock. Preliminary bouts In both the open and novice divisions will be held during the first two nights with the championships scheduled for Jan. 28. By Milo Farnell NEW YORK, Jan. 17. (/!')—A new team—unbeaten Holy Cross—holds the No. 1 spot today as the country's best basketball team in the* third weekly Associated Press poll. The Crusaders from Worcester, Mass., climbed from fifth in displacing St. John's of Brooklyn by a close 1,037 to 092 points. Holy Cross, winner of 13 games, drew 41 first place votes out of 128 cast by s|>orts writers and sportscasters throughout the country. The Brooklyn five (11-1) got 35 vo£es for first place. Right behind in third came Long Island U. (12-1) with 27 ballots for No. 1. Bradley (15-2) Jnmycd into fourth place from last week's sixth spot. The Braves received 3 votes for first, the same number as Kentucky (102). Kentucky dropped from second lo fifth because of its upset by Tennessee Saturday. Indiana (11-21 dropped from lasl week's fourth spot to No. 8, following its losses to Michigan and Iowa The Hoosiers got three votes for first. Another quintet winning firs 1 place mention is nth-ranked Kansas State (11-3) wilh two. The top 10 teams (first place ballots in parentheses, and records in eluding last night's games; firs place worth 30 points, second plac< nine points and so on down tin lines) : Team 1. 2. Record Holy Cross (47)... 13-0 St. John's (35) ____ 14-1 Long Island (27).. 12-1 Bradley (3)j. Kentucky (3) Duquesne (4) C. C.. N. Y. .. Indiana (3) .. UCLA (3) ... 10. LaSalle (1) ...15-2 ...10-2 ...12-0 .:. 9-2 ...11-2 ...11-1 9-2 Pol 1,037 992 871 709 623 610 204 177 Teams with 10 or more points include:.Oklahoma City (13-2) 21; Oklahoma (0-4) 20; and Colorado (9-3) 17. Game Commission liberalizes Use Of Artificial Bait ^jh*rmen no longer have to -throw baclt those small 'crapple , they have been catching, according to the State Game and Fish Commission. The commission, yesterday, removed all size limitations on crap- ple, white perch or calico or striped bass and sauger. The commission, further liberal- I tzed the state's fishing regulations by modifying a closed season on | black ba- 1 ^ between Mar, 16 and [ May 16 and a probition again-st n.s- I ing artificial bait during the same I period. j But the commission pointed out that this regulation change applies only to lakes and ponds both na- 1 Uual and artificial. The old regulation will remain In effect on riv- | ers and other streams. The removal of the closed senson | on lakes and ponds will allow year- round fishing for black bass, the commission said. Wardell is Host To Invitational Cage Tournament Three Southeast Missouri basketball teams advanced into quarterfinal play of the invitational tournament at Wardell- last night by winning their first round games while a fourth team was defeated. Stele's junior boys and senior girls and Holland's senior girls were victorious in their first round contests and the Holland junior boys were eliminated by Wardell 27-22. Steele's girls, led by forward Thompson, over-ran Maiden by 42-35 score. Thompson led her learn in scoring with 16 poinls followed by Burton with 14. They will play the. winner of the Wardell- Bresley game tomorrow night. Stoele's junior boys defeated East Prairie 32-19 In their first-round game. Funderburk led the junior Bulldogs in scoring with nine points. The juniors will play the winner of Ihe Hayti-Kennett game tomorrow night. Holland High School's girls took a 43-33 decision from East Prairie in their first round game lasl night and will meet the winner of the Hayti-Braggadocio game lo- morrow night. Patterson scored 25 poinls for Holland. St. Louis Negro Match for Wee Willie Pep ST. LOUIS, Jan. n—«Tj—Little Willie P5|>. matchless master o .lie featherweight boxers, put hi :itlc on the line last night .ook it back when he was good ailt ready—at one minute and liv seconds ot the tilth round. Up to that point Pep liart bcel dancing, almost playing with th liltle St. Louis Negro, , Charli Riley, u-ho hud pleaded for several years for a crack at the title. The first four rounds »'erc all Pep's. wilile niley stayed on the side of caution. Hor four rounds they waltzed around, with now and tlicn a flurry of right and left jabs—mostly from Hep. for Ihe chunky Riley couldn't find a place for his good right. Then, in the fifth, Pep found a place for his knockout punch and he let It go. Pep had feinted .with a left. Like a streak of lightning the right came barreling through, an uppercut to the Jaw, and Riley hung for a moment in space, his knees buckling. Pep held back the left he had ready lor a fallow-through. Riley spun 45 degrees and fell flat on his face, out cold. He lay Ihere still. They turned him over and had lo pull the mouthpiece out by force. Several inlnules later he was still dazed, and as he was helped over to Pep's corner and offered congratulations from glislening. half- closed eyes, again he dropped lo one knee. It was Pep's knockout In a total ot 145 bouts. Pep, who hails from lartford, Conn., weighed 12314. llley was 125!i. —Courier News I'linto WINNING KOK WlliSON—Hated OHO ol the lop girls' teams of Ihc comity is Coach Stobaueh's Wllso High sextets. Although lacking In experience the Bulldogs Imve been surprisingly strong. They will pli Burdctte at Wilson tonight. Members ot the team arc: front row tleft to right)—sue peace, Jean Rowc Bobbie Jewell Price, Patricia Campbell, Maclean Andrcws^and Mary Traylor. Second row—Jane Hridgt Carolyn Lynch, Patsy Grccnhill, Peggy Vaughn and WiluiR Bourland. Third row—Aim Stalling:, Dcona M Lentlon, Peggy Bowen, Martha Traylor, vera Biinkley and Virginia Bird. Ohio State Tips Michigan U. In Big 70 Tilt District 3 Cage Tournament Plans Jndergo Revision Co'lcge Cage Results By Tlie Associated Tress Arizona 81, Arizona Stain (Tempo) Gl Brigham Young 63, Denver 45 Colorado 72, Nebraska 59 St. Joseph's (Ind) 57, St. Ambrose (la) 41 Bradley 71. Detroit 50 Western Kentucky 84, Cincinnati 59 Kentucky Wesleyan 73, Union 5!l Louisville 94. Georgetown (Ky) 63 Oklahoma A&M SG. Drake 27 Oklahoma City U. 57, Pittsburg (Kas) Tchrs 47 Southeastern Louisiana 51, Loyola of South 41 Stephen F. Austin 78, Southwest Texas Stale 01 Vanderbilt 44. Mississippi 37 Springfield <Mo) State 39, Kirks- vllle (Mo) State 37 Kentucky Wesleyan 73. Union SB Lorn.s (la) 58, Wartburg &6 Kansas State 03, Iowa State 57 East Texas State -17, Sam Houston State 44 Illinois 76. Northwestern 50 Ohio State 74. Michigan 58 Purdue B4, Iowa 55 Kentucky 61 Georgia Tech -17 Wisconsin 57, Minnesota 54 Just More of 'Em Little Iodine fngtish Church Tests Parable of the Talents EARLEY, England —W)— When Vicar Stanley Robinson tested Saint Matthew's "Parable of the Talents" on 15 parishioners he found they had better business heads than the three servants in Ihe Bible. To raise church funds, he gave each a shilling (H) cents — just as the parable's hero gave one servant five talents, another two. and a third one. In the parable, two servants doubled their capital and the third brought, hack only the original talent. But Vicar Robinson's "good and faithful servants" turned in 11 pounds eight shillings and a penny (S31.931 on Ihe 15-sliiiling (S2.101 inveslmcnl. A bank manager spent his shilling on gasoline and charged his friends for lifts. A tailor bought a zip fastener and made a pouch that sold for two pounds five shillings. Others made and sold iron holders or built up brisk little sideline.- In cigarettes, razor blades, papers and flowers. DAVIS, Calif. (AP)— Fertilizing a potato field will produce more po- j latoes, but (hey won't be any richer lhan if you didn't, says Dr. O. A. enx of the College ol Agriculture icre. He analyzed chemically the [latatoes from fcrtilir,cd and unfertilized field. Spud for spud, he found that they had about the same. content of nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash. The 0.S. Department of Agricul tnre has developed a frozen orange' Icnion puree useful for pies, cakes and. shcrberts. Some 10.000.000 gallons of frozen concentraled orange juice were produced in the 134a season. NEW YORK, Jan. 17— (IF)— Ohio Slate stands lodiiy as the basketball team to l>eat In the Dig 10 Conference. The Buckeyes (9-2) are at the Lop of the league standings following an easy 74-58 victory over strong Michigan (.8-5) niyht. Forward Dick Schnittkcr scored 28 points in leading Ohio Slate to its third iiig 10 success. Bradley rolled to it-s 1511) victory in 17 games in defeating Detroit, 11-50, in a Missouri Vallcj game. Charlie a rover scored 20 points for the winners, who ranV fourth in this week's Associate Press poll. Kentucky came back stront, from its Saturday night defeat bj Tennessee. The Wildcats whippet Georgia Tech, 61-47, after a stub born bait!?. The Engineers held an early lead in Hie second hall Kenlucky (10-2) ranks fifth tionally. Wisconsin UO-3) twice oveream 10-point deficits to defeat. Minnc sola, 57-54, at Madison. The Cloph crs <D-3) led, 5-1-53, in Ihc fina minul-ss before Wisconsin's Da'nn Markham dropped in a goal an two free throws. Dick Means Minnesota leu the scorers with points. The. game Is unusual In lha only 11 iiKii played. Wisconsi sent In only one .sub while Minnesota's starling five stayed in the whole 40 minutes. Western Kentucky (10-4) avenged an earlier one-point defeat with a 25-polnt rout of Cincinnati, 84-50. It was Cincinnati's second loss against seven victories. Louisville (15-2) romped over Georgetown 'Ky.). 01-63. I'nrilue upset Iowa (9-3) to cut iis consecutive losing streak at six- The score: G4-55. Oqlahoma A & M, not a power this year, trounced Drake. 5C-27. Illinois (9-4) walloped Northwestern (8-4), 70-50. Indiana (11-2) stepped outside the Big 10 to belt Butler, 57-49. C. J. Mcrrlman, superintendent I schools at Leachvillc, yesterday nnounced that the District Three s A basketball . tournament chcduled for Leachvillc In March, as been made a five night affair of fonr as originally plau- .ed. , Mr. Mcrriman, in a Idler to o^h James Fisher of Blytheville tiKh School, staled that the tour- lament is scheduled to start Feb Instead ol Mur. 1 as originally >lanned..Thc tournament will con- .inue through Mar. 4. The adding of the extar day was icccssary, Mr. Merrhnan said, because of the in number of A teams in the district. Greene County Tech of Paragonld am Monette have changed their classifications to A this year. Mr. Merriman aLso announce! that one section of the gyninaslun at Leachville would be blocked of for reserved seats wilh these seal being sold on an all-lourney basis Blytheville fans desiring re.scrve< seat tickeLs for the entire lonrna mcnl should contact Coach Fisher Mr. Merriman said. 3e//cos, Keene Are Winners n Tag Match Recent discovcriM Indicate- tlv blooci Ls hill of .smnll cloLs wtitc' are normally absorbed but \vhlc! may a serious condition I they are not. Hepm-m is used by surgeons prevent lormatUni ol cloU in blooc vessels nfier opetations. Sports Roundup Huth FuUrrton Jr. NEW YORK, Jnii. 17. </r>-Oi)- an Glenn McCarthy isnys he'd likn Utiy the Cleveland Browns and ove them to Houston, Tex., In the w pro football setup. . . . Aiul it's r Riie.v; thnt ho'31 bUnd a good nnce. . , . Speaking of Texas A excriitives were selling up a oniniSUcc al last week's meetings hen someone pointed out: "We rrt! n small college rcpri'scntntlvc oin Terns.", . . . "Thnt's Impo e," rcphorl niiother. "No nolley< exas will ndnilt U'.s siniill." Seminoles Win 35 to 32 Victory Both Teams Play Tight Defensively; Robertson Stan No 'Ann Utnip Arlmnn's "Pop" MrKnlc, wbo lolt ml one about Die Mexican bnlle \c other Any. hrvs another nbonl lran kid who pUehe-l lor l\! lento. , . The Ifid \vils strong •1UI ami not Loo smart, and Ma cpl Irving to convince him hollkl learn control. . . The 01 nsu'cr was a -smile and "bl, si.". •""mally a situation arose Ihnt calle or an Intentional nass and McKii arc the "piil him on" sign. : The pitcher cut loose and liH 11 ml.sman on Ihe bnck with the fir ilU'h. . . . Buck at Ui« hencli, 11 coach asked: "Did yon hit him lenllonallv?". . . The pitchers stnl rd: "SI. Mr. Mac. I save my »r Ihree pilches." Chris Bcka.s and Don Kcene c< Irnicd Uu-ir inn.slcry as a lag tc vent bout of the American lion's wrestling nrojirnin at Me trial Auditorium. Davis, a newcomer, wa.s colled In .s a minute .snb.slitillc for Scotty Williams, the LonLsvllle, Ky.. •x-weHcrweifiht klny, who wa-s nn- ible lo fulfill his engagement here luc to an Injury. Williams was In- urccl during n match hi I'aclncali, Ky., last week and was forced Lo ake a few weeks off. Belkas and Kcene won the decision In straight lall.s with Uoncrls Davis \inable to do much ngainsl the fiery youngsters. The speed and agility of Kcene and Bcikhs was Llie big difference and made them the whole show, Bclkn.s nmi Kcene won the first round in 30 minutes with Belkas using body -slams and a pin to eliiu- Inale Davis in 10 nlimite.s and Kecne defeating Roberts in 20 minutes with a body pin. The second tall went 33 minutes before Kcene and Belkns emerged victorious. Keen dcfcatd RobcrU In 17 minutes with an an atomicn] lu'lst and Uclka.s ' won over Davis In 18 inlnules witli body slams and a pin. In Ihe two one-fall preliminary bouts Roberts deputed Kcene In 15 minutes with a surf board and Bclkns wron over DuvLs In 131 minutes wilh a crab liold. Onr-M)im<e Sports Amnlenr ROlf champion Char Coe played a few days ago for I first lime In Uirce months, nf an appendix operation. Tie report he hn.s pained weight, feels strong and believes he will be p.nle swing better than lasl year. Tim Uacl news for Ihe guys w-ho sto iirouml at oiik Hill admiring Coe's swing. . . . Only .soulhern re- norlctl Eil the NCAA convention was when Jim LuRuc. Assistant nvtil roach at Maryland, lost his Si'gar Howl watcll. He's hoping Lhc tiny picked It up wasn't an imetn- JOINKR, Jan. 17—Osceola'n Im- ovlng Seminoles. staved off « UU lawnce rally here last night mid me out with a 35-12 victory th«l ave them a clean sweep ol a ba*- cetuall double-header. In Hie first game Osceola'* girls arted strong and finished likewise o hang up a 40-30 win over Ccjc'n '. C. Hook's Sliawnoc girls. Led by their ace, forward, Betty s'ell Ilobbin.s who swished through 5 ]x>lnts, the Scinlno'.e girls built p an pnrly lead, then saw it melt o a two-point margin at haUtlmc, ut came roaring back In the laat ilf to 550 ahead to stay. For lhfi shawnee girls, Smith net- eil 10 points to lead the scorlnj while Drcsvry was runner-up with 0. The lx>ys' game got off to » r*- ailvely slow slart with both team* naying a tight defensive gam«. The score remained close ill th* way wilh neither team able to de- lare a sizeable margin. O.iceol» •started pulling away in the third quarter but it wa.s only momentarily Ai' ey Robert-son, Shawnet'* fleet sophomore forward, started hitting from far out to keep hi* team in the game. Robertson led both teams In scoring with H points followed by Donald Watson and Harvey Lee HIM of Osceola with 12 and 11 respectively. The lineups: Girls' Game ployed coach because he'd like to get It back. Osceola Mann (18) .. Driver (fi) .. Robbing (26) Fielder Bowen Dunn Pos. . f".. . f.. O'.. O. G. Shawn** . (19) Smith .. (1) Terry (10) DrewiT L. Harrison . Ashburn End of Hie I.hip The Tilackhawks' Bill Tobtn Is threatening lo switch his U. S., Hockey League farm from Kansar,| Dunn (1 > _- Substitutions: Osceola — Truvi* Cone, Wlgglnglon, Rose and Hint. Shnwnee—Shannon, Tinsley, Drei- buch and B. Harrison. Boys' Gam* Osceola Hill (11) City to Denver. Reason, trouble getting Ice nl the K.C. auditorium. . . A record total of 1,!M9 pairs of brothers entered the PeorLa Star Brothers Ixnvllng tournnmont which just - ended. The United States has about G.BOO ice-manufacturing plants. Pos. . P . P.. . O 0 . G... Shawn** («) AcUmi (U) Robertsen (4). Welch Wat-son (12) dulcvs Welnherg (9) Substitutions: Osceola — Harrison (1), Paulk, and Hsjkett. (4) Hoiw«m»H Mount Etn» In Sicily has had ant of Lhc longest eras of activity among the world's known volcanoes. The U. S. Fish and wildlife Service says moose arc increasing in I this country. For Export LAUNDRY &DRY CLEANING Call 4474 NU-WA RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & NIES (All T>p« K*cepl Cancer) Clinic 511 Main. Bljthcrlllt, Ark. Phont 2921 LISTEN TO „ BOYD McKAY'S Songs That Are Different" Station KLCN 5 P.M.—EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY I Sponsored by the RA7ftPrUfK DRIVF-IN Expert PLUMBING Service • AU, WOKK GUAKA.N'TKK!) « Blan Heath Co. PHONE 828 HARRY JIYKKS in charge of PLUMKING WKI'AHTMKNT SHEET METAL WORK. OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Cuslum Shtaring up lo ]/4 inch thickness. Frank Simmons Tin Shop .117 Swifh Broadway IMinnc 2fi51 6wog •at ^ay JANUARY 18 One Big Show Only f 7; treat you to a smooth drink! Tonight, enjoy the superb Kentucky flavor of Hill and Hill! 86 PROOF WED. 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