The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 27, 1950 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 27, 1950
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1950, JANUAttl £1, 1»00 ' _ T ,__ —— BLVTOEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ft • §•* I ^"•I •fc V ••A ]*• 1—i " ' ' - - PAGE SEVEN Semi - Finals Tonight In NEAGolden Gloves» Chicks, Paps Play Dyess Tonight UAIUAA* » A AHA ~ _ ~ ^ '~ — • — . ' ' *^ Novices Score Kentucky Back fm If • j • * i « * .— _ Five Knockouts 56 Young Fighters Weigh In; Finals To Be Held Saturday OSCEOLA, Jan. 27 - The fifth annual Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves, sponsored by the Osccola High School Athletic Association, .got underway In line form here H|»st night with one knockout and four technical knockouts In 18 first- round bouts. The five knockouts came In .succession at the climax of last n'/il's novice division session. Joe Wells. Osceola flea weight, started the second half of last night's session off with a first round kockout of Keiser. Then four in rapid order to In Win Column; Bradley Wins NEW YOTiK, Jan. 27—M»i—Kentucky and Bradley, both beaten in their last games, rebounded last light. Kentuck, ranked fourth In'this 'eek's Associated Press Basketball bed Xavier (Ohio), 58 to 47, Kcn- icky had lost to Noire name on fonday. Bradley, ranked sixth, walloped Tnlsa, (14-45. In a Missouri Valley Conferecne game at peoria. Bradley 'lad lost to nntroit last Snlurdny n a major upset. Xavier held Kentucky to 23-23 rialftime tie, but sophomore Lucia n m IBIIIU uiucr uu Whltaker starting hitting In Mie :rowd of approxl- second half and Kentucky pulled Jimmy Hall of TKO's followed give the small . -. ..,., matcly 200 fans a thrilling climax. Semi-final bouts are slated for tonight, getting underway at 8 o'clock with the championship session slated for tomorrow night, starting at the same hour. A total of .56 young fighters from all parts of Mississippi County and Northeast Arkansas weighed In for the 1950 tournament. The smaller- than-cxpected field is one of the smallest in the five-year history Of the Northeast Arkansas event. Only Novice Bouts Staged Only fights in the novice division were run off last night due to small number entered open class. Only small in the weights fought in the opening-round session. with lightweight the heaviest. The best fight of the night was the final one between two members of the Wilson team, Billy Boyles and James Roberts, both lightweights. It was the second fight of the night for both boys and they stood toe to toe and -slugged away with Boyles getting the decision. One other fighter fought twice t night.. He was James Bagley, gnatweight from Shawnee- He decisioncrt Pete Rogers of Dycss in the opening fight and then returned In the nth bout to ^in a second-round TKO over Coy Peeper of Wilson and advanced into the semi-final rounds. Results of last night's bouts (all fights three rounds)— Gnatwelghl James Bagley, Shawnee, decision- ed Pete Rogers, Dyess. Harry Harrison, ' Shawnee, decisioncd Bernic Weiss, Osceoia. Billy Thronton Burdette, decisioned Marion Coburn, Wilson. Hugh Roberts, Dycss decisioncd Ross Franklin. Burdette. Jnmes Bagley, Shawnee, defeated Coy Peeper, Wilson, TKO 2nd round. Mosqnllowelifht Gene Nichols, Dyess, dccisioned James Lynch, Wilson. Granvillc Sorenson. Dyess, decisioned John Grain. Wilson .James Doss. Dyess, dccisioned Bobby Watson, Osceola. Flcaweight Bobby Williams. Dyess, decision- ed Jesse Fleming, Osceola. ,loe /clls, O.~ccola.' defeated Jimmy all, Keiser, KO (55 sees, first round) . Flywcicht Davis Johnson. Burdette, defeated Bobby Center, Keiser, TKO (1:33 first round); and Johnny Bledsoe, Dyess, defeated W. T. l,angley, Burdette, TKO (1:18 first round). Lightweight Billy Boyles, Wilson, decisioned Buddy Franklin, Lcpanto: James Roberts, Wilson, decisioncd clctus Huddleston, Lepanto; Bobby Speck, Shawnee. decisioncd Bobby Shclton, Missco: Neil Harrington, Wilson, defeated Dewey Gentry, Osceola, TKO (1:33 first round): Milton Hcwington, Wilson, defeated Hugh Manlcy, Lepanto. TKO (:49 first round); and Billy Boyles, Wilson, decisioned James Roberts, Wilson. ,,|H/ ''" VanderbiJt Loses Reserve Center But Gets Another a center anrl gained a replacement Athletic ec w : rs , yesterday that Bill Powell of ° tncr Paul Brown.' Little Rock, Ark., reserve center the past three years, nas been ruled in eligible. The Southeastern Conference ruling affecting Powell was a wartime measure permitting freshmen to Plp.y varsity ball. It said a player must have played his first year of ball during his freshman year tn be eligible for four years of competition. Powell missed regular season action In 1946. his freshman year, be- of a fractured wrist. Another center, Ronald Clary of Dayton, o., will be eligible after m 'ssing last year because of schol asttc difficulties. poll. Invaded Cincinnati aiid drub- away. Tulsa took a 6-1 lead over Bi'Ad- Ipy, but the Braves went ahrml. 17-7, then nulled away In the second half i.ftcr Tulsa crenl within 31-26. Drndlevs Paul Unrnh was Keld lo three field gonls and five free" throws for 11 points, but Hiii IVfann come through ami -fth .seven foul for 15 doublet! eckers points. Undefeated SI. nonnvcnture ran Its string: to 10 strafpht by unsetting Niagara, 52-48. at Oeln. NY Oavton (Ol U"'v?r."<fv, u'blch had hrcn bidding for nnt'onnl recognition, suffered its third straichl defeat in bowing to Mi'^klnonrn. IP-point lead left, but the to tie tlie .score with two i"!milns lo RO n field. Koal-anrl a frcr> throw bv Bill Ruby In the final five seconds won the game. Tn other snmrs St Johns *vii|r>ncd f ^vnn^ls F^-Jn nT1[ j villannva burled John Marshall under a 10762. score. 71-BB. Dayton led minuirs with Sporfs Roundup bj Hush Fullorton Jt . NEW YORK. Jan. 27. (/P)—Remember how boxing fans argued during the war whether the service athletic programs would produce any good fighters? Well. two of the six on tonight's triple- header card at the Garden began boxing while they were wearing Uncle Sam's uniforms.. .Rocky Cas- lellani began boxing in the Marines and won the Seventh Fleet middleweight title. Ernie Durando had only four exhibition bouts in the Navy and btcame serious about fighting later Three of the other four kids were too young to get Inlo the war and all six are under 24 Maybe it's real post-war box- Ing, but we're inclined to string along with Johnny Attell when he asks: "Is the Garden the place to develop new talent? It's supposed to have the big fights." It's Too SmoiH'h For Him A couple of years ago Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, youthful automobile racing driver, was touring the North Carolina speedway circuit when a fair feminine friend thought It might bring good luck lo give him a kiss just before the start of each race....The first time Glenn received the welcome sendoff was nt Greensboro. After five laps there was a crash and Roberts headed for the pits At North Wilkesboro the blonde beauty again saluted him and shortly afterwarri's Glenn's car kissed the fence — Roberts fixed up another racer, entered at Lakcvlcw Speedway—and the same thing happened Glenn Is to drive In the stock car classics nt paytona Beach Fla.. Feb. 4-5—and. he says positively no kisses. Sports Before Your Eyes Latest red hot tip on the Holy Cross football coaching situation is NASHVILLE. Tenn., Jan. 27. f/P)— that basketball tutor Buster Sheary Vanderbtlt's football tenm has lost ma y 1)e the choice. "He had an excellent high school record," says Director Bill Edw : ards °" r Informant, "and could be an' Three More White Sox Sign 7950 Contracts CHICAGO. Jan. 27 lifi — Three more plnyers. includ;iiK ace pitchers Bill Wight and Randy Gnm- pert, have forwarded their losn signed contracts to the Chicago White Sox. The third slgnee Is Grover Bowers, recalled rookie outfielder. The Sox now- have 33 plnyers on roster of 38 In tow. Those still unaccounted for Include outfielder Herb Adams. —Courier News I'hiilos NOVICE ACTION There was action iiplenty In the Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves Elimination Tournament at Osceola last night In the upper photo Bobby center (left). Keiser flyweight, Is rocked ,with a right to the head thrown by Davis Johnson of Burdette but Center managed to return a right to Johnson's chin. Johnson won the bout a few seconds later with n first-round TKO. In the lower photo Jesse Fleming (left), Osceola ftcn- wclght, takes a left high on the head nftcr his own left jab at the face of nob Williams of Dyess. had missed, Williams won the tlcoLslon. 8 Teams Near End of Season Tournament Time Only Month Off; 12 Games Tonight Mississippi County's Class B basketball begins narrowing down to serious business tonight as teams uirn Into the final month of the season. With louriiiiment lime less thnn a month away, teams will begin holding their final meetings of the 5moM as they henii down the stretch drive. At least 12 games nre on the slate for tonight, some of them between old rivals. Tonight's spotlight will focus on Joiner nnd Luxora where a pair of hot rivalries will be renewed. At Joiner. Coach W. C. nook T s Shawnee Indians will entertain their neighboring rivals. Hie Wilson Bulldogs, in a game that ts expected to ii thriller. The Bulldogs are presently rated lie top B team of the county with Shawuce milking near the top. In -i nearller meeting. Wilson nosed out tlie Indians by four points. At Luxora lonlght. Coach Tye Adams' Luxora Panthers will take on the o.seeola Seminole.s in a pair of games. The panthers nrn the No. 2 B'lcain of tlic county with Osccola ranked as No. 3. Luxora holds an earlier victory over the Scmi- nolcs. Elsewhere In Die county tonight. Kclscr Is scheduled- for a pair of games at Manila while Dell A ml Biirdette tangle In another H game. In Class A, the Lcaclwille Lions, rated one of the top teams of [he district, will journey to Walnut Ridge for a pair of gumcs. In Southeast Missouri, the Steele Bulldogs who lost to Brythevllle last night, will Iry to get buck into the win column against the Cooler Wildcats at Cooler. The girls' teams will meet in the first game of the double header. Holland, defeated by Gosncll Wednesday night, will go to Jtnytl lor a pair of games. *ortageville Teams Divide With Lilbourn PORTACKVILLE. Mo.. Jan. 27— 'ortngevllle's A and B boys basket>all teams split two games with cams of Lilbourn here last nlglil vith Lilbourn taking the n game, S3-38. and Poi'tiigevllle winning the \ tilt, 35-32. For the A teniii. It was their sev- nlh New Madrid County Conference and llth consecutive win of the season without a loss. Lilbourn prc- I'iously had n 6-1 record and was led with Morchouse In the New Madrid County Conference. Lllbourn's B tenm Is the leader In the New Madrid County B Conference. In the B game. Portagcville was never In the contest after the first quarter. Lllbourn's extra height was the big difference nnil portagevllle wa.1 unable to compete with It, B Game [.ilbonrli . Pus. Horlajcev Kell (5) P (m) shnnkle C «KB '3' F (14) Burgess Ward (13) C (5) Whllnker Worn (11) O <4! ncLislc Beck (15) a <« Moylan Substitutions: Lilbourn — Weeks (2). Johnson, Canlllicrs 13). Wooljcy and Marik (-1). PorUgcville— Hall (1). IN THK C1IAXCERY COURT FOIt TIIK MHCKASAWIIA DISTRICT OF Mississirn COUNTY ARKANSAS Mack Williams; V. G. Holland Trustee, Pltr vs Sam S. Simmons, nit. WARNING OKDEIS The defendant Sam S Simmons is warned to appear In this Court within thirty. (30) days to answer the complaint ol plaintiff Muck Williams. Tiiis the 10th day ol January, 1030 Harvey Morris, clerk Holland and Tajloi, atty, for pltf Magna Carta was signed In 1215. KENTU FAVORITE CaU for Your Key to Hospitality J\i> oilier wliMkny so imivcrs.illj f.tlisfics (he lastc of Imiirhon '•rilics as o.ik-ripcncd OLD I-'ITX Savor it in simple, loilcly or '"sliMl ii»/ioHr trimmings . . i IICC.IIIEC llie satisfaction you seek 13 ahcajy there! D FASHIONED. 4.ttf.a.-,, 4f 4 OIL1 FITZGERALD •• fa/Hi Wakefieid Team Defects Bankers By 70-31 Score Only one game was played In the niythi'Villc Y's City Basketball '.tTBtic last night, with w.-ikeficld Service Station dcfeatinr, the Far- ners Bank five 70-31. The two other fjumcs scheduled to be pliiyctl KCIK postponed v.-Men teams from Holland and sloetc Mo notlllMl officials they could not make the trip to Blythovitlc lust night. C. TJirelkcld led Wake-field to Its victory with 20 points followed by with 17 and J. HiU'.i with H. Arthur Ccnrley paced the Hunkers with 10 -olnts. Wakefifld p ()s . J. Lutes CH) , J. . J. Thrclkeld (31 p. Chcham ill) ,.c. Edwards (8 C. Th'ht'ld (20) C Sllbslitlltlon-i: Wiikcflciri—Moijiej (fil. Farmers Il,n;k— Johnson (Ut Smith Hi and stiles. Luxora Juniors Defeat Wilson In Double-Header UIXORA. 27—Luxorn's Jim ior boys and girls look a pair o victories over Wilson teams her. last night with the girls \vlnnln h 1B-D and the boys victorious 2J-IC Walker led the girls' to victor; with 10 points while Davis score' seven for Wilson. 13. Tute paced th. bnys with 12 points nnil D. Jonc scored six for Wilson. In the third game last night, thi Luxora Legionnaires, an Indcpcn dent team, ilcfeated Keiser 5C-4. Oirl.s' CHMJC Wllsoi I.uxora Walker (10) Petty (21 Lewis (2) Sexton Clnrk Smith Pns. . P p F . . o o .. o . . Traiinum (2) Joilc ... Cisscl .. Pcepe J. navl Farmers flank JohlLston .<5> wcstbrook . (2) Whltls ..a ..... no) ccurley .(H Tlnu^hmnn Substlti'tlons: Luxora — Richard son Ml. Clark. Howard. Mcrrimai nnil Stevens. Wilson—Nicholson. Hoys' (lame Li'xora B. Trie (12) ... Bennett (-1) White (2) Onnlry R. Tilte (4) ... Substitutions: P'IS. p. F C G. G Wilso (3) (2) Simmon . (2) Robert (B) D. JoilE (S) Clss and Barch (2). Luxorn — Join: An early type of bicycle known as trie "boneshaker" .,. cause of Its extreme vibrations, ai cording to the Encyclopedia Br rainier (3).. Segal (8) Edwards (12) IS).. (7).. A fiitnie I'os. ,.F .F . ..C. .O . .0. Zohner [leaves _ „, Substitutions-: Lilbourn—Gill (2) T.lllH.un ..06 Satuilii .(2) McCllllej (M) Han .(6) Shcrmai (2) Rozorback Frosh Rally to Gain 49 to 35 Victory LITTLE HOCK, Jan 27. tin — Coming (rom behind In the sccon half, the University of Ark.insii freshmen defeated a combination o two independent, basketball learn; Little Rock KC nnd Carlisle, her last night. .4U-35. The Independents held a 22-1 halftime, lead. Tryon Lewis, who di'inpcd In 1 points, spurted the baby Razor backs' rally Bolly (Toar) Hester, frosh conic who lacks a fraction of an Incl of being seven feet tall nnd sill Is growing, was held u> nine point by Ken Croswell, the vcternn Imi pendent star. But Hester played superb defensive Kiunc and w strong on rebounds. Gels 52-37 Win over Steele Squaws, However, Suffer llth Loss Of Season, 72-32 nivtheville Chicks and Papooses neet the Dyess Eagles, one ol Mis- ilsslppi County's Class B powers in i double-header tonight at 'th* laley Field gymnasium, The first game, starting at 7-30 ylll pit the Papooses against the 3yc.« Juniors with the Chicks and „.'<?, i 8 n smlarl "2 "ff ft 8:30. u will be the first meeting this season between Dyess and fllythcvllle nic Paps will be after their eighth »' n and (heir sixth In a row to- Ight They have been Inactive since defeating the Jonesboro Whirlwind wek e " polnt earlier thii The Chicks will be after (heir seventh victory after notching Mr sixth win List nlRht with n 5" .7 win over Steele. Mo. The Sruinwx however were Inndcd their 1 th ; ralRht loss and their second of the season by the Sleele girls, 72- Stcele gam " <VCrC P ' a> ' ed at Vance Paces Chicks "' 7, c<1 Vance paced th, Chicks to their second win of the ° VC1 ' Cracl1 B(1 " nlc Wlllielm's g. wllh in points, He was followed by forward Charles Hay Wls« who hooped 12 points. For Steele Bishop ivas high win, ^M'^/hy.jirSIVn'E: ghL " IUl °' Franklln with i»' iln r? n i mc wns " roll(!h and ll "n- lc affair with Blytheville losing three and Steele one via the foul ;/,"" Jlm Bcrrj ' thc Chl '^ center, was ejected from th« K»me In the late quarters by floor o Icmls. wise, Vance and Sonny btlres were lost by the, Chicks "n the fourth quarter due to fouls Ihn'^' r ' c " s ™ rcd •"" "olnls to lead tl e Stecle girls over the Smmws Sleele found tl,|,, ? , comparatively cosy with the Squaws and • Ic r HU the way wit), Coach Donna Johnsons crew never seriously Ihrpat- Lucrctn Bunch nclted 23 points lor the Squaws but received littie help from her team males and they went I 0 . naught. Jean Phillliu meshed eight and Dovle Lee Storey one to complrt" Blvihcvllle's scorln.' Ciamc "*' Burton (10) Thompson UGJ Wllsnn (M) ,. Oatcs Hiihwy ..... '.; Henthcoek Pns. p p P [-, Blytlicvilto (21) Bunch . Presnell (8) Piilllips O'Dell . VViliiamson Former Swimming Champ Saves Fortune in Gems Merely by Wearing NI3W. YOUK, Jan. 27. Ini—lton-' tills mlclcrt the fashionable home ol showman nilly Rose lust nlRht. total off a safe, furs and Jewelry valued nl SIOOiiOO hut missed $250.1)00 In otl'er Bems helnK wrrn by Rn.«c's wife, former .™ hn champion Eleanor Holm. Miss Holm learned of tho theft early today when .she returned (rom Inc theater wearing Jewelry valuer! by her husband nt n quarter of a. million dollars. "I'm Bnbv had her war paint on tonight." snld nose In putting; 'lie * Substitutions: Steele — Mnthenln I-armcr (2>. CiirlsNnn (1), War and Anderson. Hlythcvillc-avlton and Fowler. nivthcville Sllrcs (D) Wise '(12) .,'. J. Hcrry (7) .. Reid (•!) Vance (18) .... Substitutions s' fiiirnc Pos. Steele - p (6) Lnmb . F (0) j. Franklin , O (») c. Franklin . Ci .. (13) Bishop . Ci. - (I) Christian nivtheville — B. -.. — Bnrry (21. Dnrke, Bunrh. Harrison Steele— Wsitklns and Ethrldgc Holms necklace, a bracelet and » -ring of filiimmerinij diamonds she was wearing. They had attended (he premiere of Shakespeare's "As Ynu Like It" starring Katharine Hepburn. Pins were known as early as 1317 A.D. MARCH OF DIMES DANCE at the Kenoeft, Mo., Armory Monday, January 30th Dancing 9:30-1:30 $5 per Couple Sponsored by Jayeccs and National Guard The Seven Cinematic Wonders of the World! TYRONE POWER ORSON WELLES WANDA HENDRIX . ........ HENRY KING , ..... M,SOLC.SIEGEL Plus Extra Attractions

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