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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 21, 1950
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1950 BLYTnEVIU.E (ARK.) COUTUER NEWS _., | H ~ T | " :—— _ • -•—•• ' .-.. FA OB SBVMK Eight Teams Advance In District Girls Meet; Class B Tourney Opens Tonight Reiser, Osceola,' Shawnee Win f^four Tilts Tonight To Decide Junior * Quarter-Finalists Shawnee and Osceola teams advanced as play opened In the »is- trict Three Junior girls tournament Shawnee dumped West Memphis 30-33, and Osceola had little trouble disposing of Crawfonlsvflle 32-7. Marked Tree gained a forfeit win over Maruiiiduke, which failed to bring n team; Stanford decisioncd Jonesboro 32-23; Wclncr beat 'iMr- rell 21-24 and Bay top|)cd Dixie 33-38. Lcunnto forfeited to Piegott. Four games tonight will decide quarter-finalists. The semi-final round will be played tomorrow afternoon with the finals tomorrow " Shawnee Shannon (17) Miller (5) Slarling Welch (8)' . Elrod Bcaslcy ..... Substitutes: Shawnee—Goudeaux, C. Chirlcy, P. Chirley, Patterson. W. Memphis—Strovas, Weaver. J Also played forward. Sixth Game Kciser Pos. Hector Rijfc <5) F B. Adams 'French Angel' Wins Decision In Wrestling Maurice Tillct. the "French An- £ol," although unable to move with cat-like precision due to his enor- OSCFOLA, Feb. 21. — Kelser, mous size, proved a bit too tough and too weighty for his special opponent, Ken Keimet, nnd won the decision in the feature bout of here yesterday. a double main event program of Keiser won over Rector 38-20: tllc American Legion's wrestling program at Memorial Auditorium. He won the deccisioii In straight falls, Ihc first In 15 minutes and the second in five. He won both falls by merely flooring Kennct and then smothering him with his 210- pound frame. Tlllet bills himself as the "ugliest mini in wrestling" and he got no argument from the fans nor (lie other wrestlers on the program. The Angel's oversize head and chest and his dangling arms gave him the appearance of a prc-historic cave man or a charnc- Pos. W. Memphis tcr ol| t of a midnight spook show. F- .. (18) Pittman His un-human like structure was F Emmons an asset in one way but a handi- F <4) Elser cn l> ' n another. He was unable to King move around with any speed and G Waddux thus had to carry the fight, to G ' Moslej his opponent. But once in a clutch, his huge frame and uncanny strength were supreme as Kennct was unable to do anything with him. The Angel is one of the highest paid attractions in modern wresll- - „...„ in 6' He was brought to America F. (20) McDonald some '" years ago by a Boston pro""" " motcr and ua.s guaranteed S100.000 for a tour of Ihe larger cities. He nearly doubted this amount in his first year in the states. Now he wrestles on a straight percentage, being guaranteed 30 per cent, of the gate wherever he goes. In the other 00-minute time limit best two of three falls bout on the card, Joe Welch took a decision over Ralph Garabaldi. Welch gained the. decision by taking the last two falls after dropping the first, Garabaldi won the opening round In 18 minutes with a Japanese leg lock but Welch won the second in 12 minutes with a body pin and the third in five minutes \vitn body slnms. L. Cock'liam (29) P Woodward Amos G Batcman Ferguson G Swindle Warren G V.Adams Substitutes: Kciser—Johnson (2), Crafton. Hall, Comer, D. Cockerham, Gardner. Seventh Gamp. Osceola Pos. Crawf'svillo K. Watson (18) F (2) Bridges Stevens (4) I. Watson (4) Phillip Kendrick ... Lowe. Substitutes: Wilson, Hartley. F. .. F. . G. . G. . G. Osceola—Cone (6), (4) Rookcr (I) Lewis .. Parnell ... Sorrcll McDanicl Steele Beats Cooler Five in Sub-Regional STEELE. Mo:. Feb. 21 — Stcele's Bulldogs got over their first hurdle i^Qie sub-regional'tournament* at ;-^fih last night. They defeated mcir traditional rival, Cootcr, 48-46 with C. Franklin and J. Franklin leading the way. The Bulldogs will meet stern opposition tomorrow at 5 p.m. when they tangle with Clarkton. Clarkton pasted a 18-33 lass on Campbell last night. Fmifcerburke' of Cooler was high point man for the game with 22 markers. Steele Fos. Cooler Lamb (2) F. (22) F'derburkc J. Franklin (15) F (1)- Ladd C. Franklin (19) C (8) May Bishop (3) ... G.- (8) Jones Christian (6) . G (1) Edwards Substitutes: Steele — Etheridge (3), Frame; Cootcr — Laster (5), Booth (1). Notre Dame Athlete Hurt While Tumbling SOUTH BEND. Ind.. Feb. 21. (J-J — Ray Espenan, 24, n reserve end on the Notre Dame football team (or the last three seasons, wns In critl- cnl condition today from injuries suffered in demonstrating gymnas- '"Mi Wpcnnn, who also was a broad Jumper on the Irish track tcnin, suffered a dislocated vertebra in his neck while demonstrating n tumbling ncl to students nt Soulh Bend Central High School yesterday. Espenan. a senior, was directing a gymnasium clnss as a practice teacher. BlytheYille independent Cagers Win Twin-Bill . Blytheville Independent basketball teams copped both ends of a u *..^.. ^O,LUUUI--I \%i.-n; Amy /\«double header at the Armory last miral, son of War Admiral, which / —Courier Neu's Photo KlilSER GIKLS FAVORKIl-Top seeded In the Mississippi County girls' tournament which opens tonight at Wilson are the Keisei Yellow Jackets, coach Bill Bell's sextet has lost only three games Uils year two of them to county opponents but they are favored to win Ihc county girls' title. Members of the squad are: front row (left to rightl-Wandn Johnson, Nell Clark. Bobbie Wallrip. Barbara Poag and Tinele Dinrl. Back row—Dixie Amos, Dorothy Williams, Dora Dean Girdlcy. Mary Catherine Crews and Bethel Clay. Enforcer Wins First Feature At Spa Track HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Feb. 21— W>—A fast field of Arkansas Derby hopefuls went up for early tests today In the featured six furlongs allowance event at Oaklawn Park. Two promising three-year 7 olds 'roni the stable or Mrs. Emil Denemark, went to the posts as favor- 'les. They arc Button Shoes and Aitimnatic, hoth winners at chic- igo last year. Other, standouts were Tiny Ad- Bradley Replaces Holy Cross As Nation's Top Cage Power right. In the first game, Hubbard Hardware's All-Stars "defeated. the^Caruthersville Independents 62-45 with Jones leading the Blytheville five with 18 points and Simons puc- ing Caruthersville with 25. In the second game, Blytheville Motor Company defeated the Hayti Independents 55-43. Mehnrg led the Motormen with 18 points and Randolph paced Hnyti with 14. Sinking Spring School Clears Case of Busted Bust of British Bard READING, Pa., Feb. 21. M'J—The case' of the busted busl has been broken. Several monlhs ago. a busl of Shakespeare wns removed from Ihe auditorium. of the nearby Sinking Spring High School because it had been damaged in a fall. Last week, an undamaged bust of the Bard of Avon mysteriously appeared on the previously bare pedestnl. but no one could explain from whence It came. Yesterday, police announced five high school itudents— names withheld because of their nges—had admitted taking Ihc unbroken bust from a private home during a robbery. Wny the five boys decided to deposit Ihe bust in the school nudi- torium was not disclosed. Inolls Farm Entry, and Sky Music, lopefnl of Arthur Ellsworth Mcttz. Four other sprints and three middle distance races rounded out he card for the second day's pro:ram of the 1550 meet. Th,: sixth and eighth races were over mile and sixteenth distances; .he seventh was n mile and 70 yard ifffiir. Mrs. Denemark's Enforcer ycs- 'crday bounced back to the win column after'a seven month layoff In romping to a victory in Oaklawn's featured Inaugural Handicap. The six-furlong sprint was the top event on the opening of the track's 30-day meet. Enforcer covered the fast track in 1:10.4. three fifths of n second off the track record. He paid S4.40 for a $2 win ticket. Foray Vina, which at one time held the lead, was second; Don Coventry came in third, two and a half lengths ahead of cacome winner of the IG4D Arkansas Derby. An estimated crowd more than 3,000 fans wns below previous op- sning dny crowd. The mutuel hnndle yesterday was' S322.1B8; the betting on opening day In 1!M9 was <90J 1TT cus Burney. has been cleared of charges that he killed a farmer In a heated argument over ownership of a truckload of hogs The Drew County grand jury Taxidermist Cleared In Shooting Scrape m .iftit iim;i uuiin otxiucrry t>£ MONTICELLO, Ark., Feb. 21—M r j Drew Counly farmer, died of pistol —A Drew County laxidcrmist. Al- wounds. yesterday declined to indict Burney who was arrested last Jan. 18 soon after John Sedberry. I'njoy the finest In radio enlcr- tainmrnt Iliat this nation offers by having your own set able to give you clrar, sharp reception. :| If your radio fades nul or has a great deal of static interference, : call 3616 ami Bljtlinville Sales Co. will fix it up for you . . . promptly anil inexpensively. "A civili;ed nation i; one that i Horrified by other civilijcd nations!" says Hannah. i rarries. arms; colors of Mahplay, the Murlogg Drom Rcvrle, *^ii^<icjiic jj, ujumiiff OLIILU in ' * unii., ( iit rtvinjuuu uii v 1 il; un^ih Hanilinc 57, Gustavus Adolphus 54 of ten for,; first, nine for second x Ottawa (Kas) 64, College of Em-j an(i on down the line. Bullfighter Kills Bull And Then He Goes to Jail SAN JOSE. Costa Rica, Feb. 21. ^ — Mexican bullfighter Grcgorio Pucbla was in jail today—for killing a bull. Puebia delivered a clean, mortal thrust on the kill. It was an artistic Imish that brought the crowd of Aficionados in the La Solera Arena to its feet in a standing ovation yesterday. Then the police collared Puebta and hauled him off to jail. Bullfighting is legal in Costa pica — but the bull must not ne CoHegeCage Results By llic Associated Prpss Ohio State 75, Indiana 65 Michigan 70, Michigan State 53N Wisconsin 5G, Purdue 45 Nebraska 55, Missouri 48 Bradley 52 St. Louis 45 Oklahoma 76, Iowa State 48 Iowa 64, Minnesota 62' Tennessee 67, Louisiana Statc 65 Northwestern 61, Marquetle 52 , Columbia 54, Brown 51 • , Kansas 67, Drake 50 ... - DuQuesne 55, Indiana atrite 54 By Will Grlmslcy NEW YORK, Feb. 21—W'J—Brad Icy University broke Holy Cross five-week grip on. the position ami moved In today as the nation's No. 1 basketball team. The dashing 1 lads from Pcoria, 111., although beaten three times, won solid support from all sections or the country la amn-s 1,263 points in Ihe .weekly Associated Press poll. This gave them a 135-poinl edge I over undefeated Holy Cross nl- *• though Ihe Crusaders \ from Worcester, Mass., still commanded the largest number of first place votes —44 compared with 28 (or the new leader: H .1 Points arc awarded on the bnsls Chicks to Meet Manila in Finale Tribe-Lions Tilt To Mark Finish of Regular '49 Season Conch Jimmy Fisher had his niylhcvillc Chiekasaws hard at work yesterday in-cprvrlng to ring down 'he curtain on their 1049-50 baskct- Jall scnson. The Chicks will close the books on llii'ir regular season tomorrow night when (hey meet the Lions of Miinita lllch School in a single pme ut Haley Field gymnasium. Tiie contest will he a make-up of :i game cancelled last month due to weather conditions, Following tomorrow night's game the Chicks will begin preparing, for the District Three class A tournament al Lcachvllle next week. They are to mccl MoncUo in a first-round game of the tournament Feb. 28. The chicks are expected lo be In a little better shape for tomorrow night's contest than they have been in their last ilirec out ings. Two of the players lost to the Tribe by Injuries are back at practice but. Coach Fisher said thai il was doubtful If one would sec action in the Manila contest. Dick Reid, who hns been out for nearly a month witli a bad ankle is back nt practice but Is seeing only limited action. Conch Fisher indicated that he would nol see action until the district tournament. Ted Vance, who missed 10 days due to a case of the chicken pox returned to practice lasl week nnc saw action in the Chicks gnmc with Uyess last week. He Is expected lo he in top form for the Manila game The Squaws are slalcd for actlor tonight in county girls' tournament nt Wilson. They meet Manila nl 0:30. They hnve already ended their regular season nnd hnve only tournament action left. The Paps, who won the countj junior championship last week, have nlso ended their regnlnr season will a 1G-2 record and will see nclloi in the District Three tournnmciK nl Joncslxiro Thursday night. They meet Trumnnn in their firsl-rou gnihc. i The Paps did not lose a game on heir homo court this year. Chick Squads + WilsonGymtoBe teed*Annual Cage Battle Site Football Feed Members of the niythcville scn- x and Junior high school football quads were fcled last nlghl at tlie nnual football banquet In the school ufetcria. The banquet wns an Informal af- air sponsored by (he school. There vns uo guest speaker but instead isHing local funs gave brief talks. Coach Russell Mosley gave a brief uininnry o( the loin season and toltl of his team's prospects for 1950. Other members of the concilia:; staff 'ere introduced. W. Paul Pryor, n member of the. Jlythevilte School Board, served as na.slcr of ceremonies (or the event nul Introduced all speakers. The speakers included C. O. Rcdmnn iresident of the Chtciiiisaw Athle- fc Club. Max n. neld. president of .he school hoard, W. 13. Nicholson. superintendent ot schools and .1. v. Oatcs ot the Arkansas-Missouri ?owcr Company. Following the banquet a film of :hc Ole Mlss-KcnCiteky fcotbal gninc of last fall was shown. The banquet was .served Ijy students of the school's Home Economics IJepnrUncnt and employee. 1 of the cafeteria. poria (Kas) 56 A total of no sports writers j"" m'w/ -jv i /\ LUL.II (ii i tu biitirui Arkansas Tech 78, Arkansas Col- ; and broadcasters, the seasons' . lego 58 • participated in the latest. Ijnlloting Henderson (Ark) 49, Ouachiln and gave the standings a good (Ark) 47 juggling even If they didn't dis- Southwest Missouri State 57. lodge any or the lop len. Northeast Missouri State Tchr 38 j Here's the new rundown: Brad- Phillips Oilers 73, Sioux City . ley. Holy Cross. Ohio State, Du- Jamcos 58 I qucsnc, Kentucky, SI. John's. UC Washington (St. Louis) 33, Wayne LA. Western Kentucky, North Car- 28. oliua State and Long Island University. Kentucky Fifth Only two of these remained .stationary from last week. Ohio State. the Western conference power, hel" firm at third. Kentuckytj, the defending national champion, was an „_ .-- v" V" "V • unshakcablc fifth. —The Arkansas Razorbacks lay i their newly won Southwest Confer- I noDuf l ucsne ' h "' cn mt * onr , c n cnce basketball leadership on the = 2 sxincs dimbcrt from seventh U> fourth. UCLA moved to the vacat- Porkers to Meet Rice Owls Tonight PAYEEVTLLE, Ark.. Feb. 21. (AP) 27 Dogs Entered n National Meet GRAND JUNCTION, Tcnn., Fob 21—W;—If n nunll can be nervous vreck there'll lie plenty of them irouiul Ames plantation by week'; ml. The National Championships Is mderway here to pick the nation's op bird dog. And there's no rest "ir Bob White. The,trial fields four pointers pe lay us long ns there's enough U go around, and there's 23 yet \A show. Judging will take at least i vcek. Four more prize birddogs were :allcd lip today. The trial opened yesterday whci he first two braces of the 31-dot, 'letd skimmed over the sagebrust 'lals. Thirty-two bevies were pointci ip by the quartet liefore day's end The early hunt braced Bomber itte, owned T>y j. T. payne of IJinrr- nshain, Ala., and Faraway, mvncc ly C. I,. Little of Joplln, Mo. line against the Rice Owls here tonight. The Owls, lowliest team In the league but the circuit's lop i. scorer in Joe Mcbcrmott, dropped Iheir previous encounter with the Porkers 60-56. The Houston smmd ed spot from tenth nnd Western Kentucky graduated a notch. St. John's of Brooklyn fell from No 4 to No - ° • Islantl Ul "„ tumbled from sixth. North Carolina State dropped one rung. has won only two of its nine con- ! Bradley, a team of exclusive inference games this year, but one of in<)i s talent, has been coming fast those was last week's upset over f in ™ losliiisjsamcs to Purdue, Ken- highly regarded 1 Texas A-and M. Arkansas won its two gami'S last week to pull into a first place tic, and took over undisputed leadership when Texns upset Southern * 1WIJ V,,V,.T.I. ,„, ^, t . uvju-i u,mu, Methodist University. The Porkers had a tight squee/e last, week with boast a 7-3 conference record Rhode island State, a team with a tucky and Detroit. It has won the last nine engagements, thumping St. Louis last night, 52-15. Holy Cross, on the other hnnd, Mississippi Pointer Wins Field Trial Club Title HERNANDO. Miss.. Feb. 21. MV Thc United Stales Field Trial club leu* all-age champion is a seven year-old pointer named Oralion. The slender blrddog, owned by D W. Norris of West Point, Miss., (05 ped a (iS-dog field to take the till, Plney Woodsman, owned by B McCnll of Birmingham, Ala., placet second. Judges announced the dccl slon yesterday. The club continued running li Is derby stake today. now ami have won 10 and lost 11 in all games this season. 13-G record—barely winning. 70-02. Ohio State, which clinched at least a share of the Bis Ten crown by hnmhlinf? Indiana last nif;ht 75-65. became a definite threat The Marine Corps hns its own .„-„„. .„.-,,.„„,.- „ uuuunu uui:.ii. correspondence school nnd inslruc- for national honors. Thn Buckeyes, tions In some of the arts, trades who have won IB and lost, 3. rccelv- anri sciences is given Leathernecks cd 1,001 point-s—including 12 first a 'ywhero they may he stationed. place votes. frW unny Brook _ • BRAND KENTUCKY WHISKEY -A BLEND M rtOOf McKesson & Robbins, inc. Uxclusi>e j ( the whiskey that's as Tech and State Clash Toniaht In Crucial Tilt By Tlie Associated Press Arkansas Tech is pinning nil 1! hope for the 1050 AIC biiskctbtU crown on one game. And thai will be plnycd al Jones boro tonight when the Wonde Boys Journey to the home cam of second place Arkansas Slate. Tech can sew up the tile by win nlng that game. Hut the Wonde Boys, winners of a previous mce with State, will have a tough Uiiltl on Ihelr hands ns the Indians al ivnys arc tougher on Ihc asph; court they have at home. Should Tech drop thai game , still hns the besl chance (a tnk the. championship. Victories lh> an Iwo of the other three remnlnln conference games would do th tr'ck. , . The Wonder Hoys Increased thcl conference record to Hi strnigh wins by drubbing Arkansas Collcg 78-58 at Batc-ivllle last n Ight Tec Jumped into nn cnrly tend but ha stiff opposition up until mld-wi) of the second half. The visitor gained a wide margin after Ark ansas College's high scorer, Harr Neff. fouled out of the game. Ncff and Deward Dojjson nn Mnssey both of Tech shared the In dividual scoring honors. Ench got II In the only other conference til Henderson defeated visiting Olla chiln College 49-47 wllh n last mln nic field goal dropped In by Elgi Goss. Goss made only two points in ih game but they were rung up whcr it did the most goofl. He sank .wo-polnler In the Inst five second to break n 47-47 lie. New Officiatinq Plan to be Used HOT SPRINGS, Ark,, Feb. 2 (AP)—A now system in baskctbn oftlclating will be unveiled here to night. Three officials, instead of the cus lomary two will work the gnmc be twcen big six league leading Ho Springs and the Donaldson, ArV quintet. Two of the officials will be on II court and the third will be in tl. press box, 20 feel above the hard wood. Hot Springs coach Mac McCau 23 Teams Begin Bouts for Titles Of County Chomps Twenty-three Mississippi County •nlor girls nnd Class B boys baseball teams will begin competntj onlghl for Ihc right to rep.-esent his county In the District Three nirnnnicnt-s In county tournaments i the spacious Wilson High School ^•mnasliim. Two girls' teams are slated to open he tournaments which are sched- led lo run through the remainder f tlie week. Meeting la the first amo al 5:30 will be the Dell and Durdette girls. Three Others Tonight Three oilier games nre on th« nrd tonight with three games to 10 played tomorrow night and four n each of the remaining session. 1 ). 'Irst-round action will bo complet- ;<l tomorrow night with the qunr- er-fimils to be run-off Thursday nul Fridny nights, the semi-finals Saturday morning and the finals Saturday night. Blythevillc'.s Sfpinws are slated for ictlon In tonight's second game ncetlng Manila nt 0:30. At 7:30 Iliirdettc's boys play Osceola and at 8:30 Shawnce's girls meet Leachville. Tomorrow night's session wilt start at G o'clock with the Dyess girls lilaylng Wilson. Al 7 o'clock MIssco's boys meet Ketscr and nt 8 o'clock Gosnell's girls play Osceola. Wilson Is Favored In the l>oys' division of the tournament.'; the host team, Wilson, is favored to cop tlie lillc but only by a narrow margin over five other tennis. This tournament is expected to be one of the most exciting in history of the county with six teams given chances to win the crown. Kciser is favored lo win the girls' tournament, but also by a slim margin with Luxorn, Wilson, Ml&ico and Dell rated as good possibilities to cop the title. Icy says he Is trying'the new system "to see If it will encourage cleaner competition." The system hns been tried In olhcr parts of the nation but Coach McCauley thinks 11 Is the first for Arkansas. •<+*** Says STRETCH MILLER ALl-GRAINI NO SUGAR ADDED! Gnesedieck Bros. ' <W«««<lie<k fcot. Brtwtry C«., SI. trad 4, M*. At An Aid If. the fare to anywhere PoW Irlp 52.80 l.llllc Kock, Ark. 7.S5 Hot Springs, Ark. Kansas (,'ity, Mo. 6.CO Denver, Colo. ... 5.50 OhirnRo, HI 9.fir. Detroit. Mkh. 12.25 New Vork, N'. Y. 11.55 .Miami, Fla. 0.75 San Franchwo, Cal 15.15 Seattle, Wish. Memphis Tcnn. ... S(. I.ouis. Mo C:ipc fliranTcau, Mo. radurah, Ky . Tenii Nashville, Tcnn. ... Cliaitanoosa, Tcnn. Kirmingham, Ala. . Jackson, Miss. \cw Orleans, bi g ixru • M..l.nlly.w«TT, n» m rr.uhU, f. ing Su|>«rC««<t,« • N. fraffl GRETHOUNO HIS TERMINAL N«rth Slh n>«K 4441 Rheumatism Arthritis ; GREYHOUND "1 drink MOUNTAIN VALLEY Thousands have beeo helped by this famout health water. A'of a laxa- tiif. Try it for th« n*it few weeks . , , see how it piay help you. Alt Your Doctor AioW MOUNT AM^VAUtT MINERAL WATIR Crosstown Whiskey Shop t« So. Division,

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