The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 15, 1950 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 15, 1950
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TBH BI/TTHEVTLLB (AHK,)' COURIER Tech Wins First Game In NAIB Tournament-CC Alt Champs Bea * WE1WESPAY, MAKCg If, Iowa Team 75-6; Indiana State Next . For Wonder Boys in Kansas City Tourney KANSAS CITY, March 15. (IP>Arkansas Tech survived the fir: • round of the National Assoclatio of Intercollegiate Basketball ton ;nament with a 75-64 victory ovo Mornlngslde (Ia,> College here la. night. Ders'rd Dopson, the six foot si Tech forward, led the Arkansa Intercollegiate Conference Champ to victory with 32 points. Playin . the entire game, Dopson scored I field goals and four free throw Tech was ahead, 33-30. at th half. Massey got 18 points for Tech Wallick got 10. . The win advanced the Wondc Boys into the quarter-finals whcr thev will meet strong Indiana Slat «t 7:30 tonight, ' In other games today and to night defending champion Ham line university Is slated to nice Central College of Missouri In quarter-final seito tonight at 9. Hamline Meets Central The Pied Pipers are dependin heavily on tournament experlenc to bring in another NAIB crown Coach Jo Hutton's team has three stars In the 1/neup who arc makln; their fourth appearance In the na tlon's No. a c*ge classic for smal colleges; Brooklyn College (23-4). a hlghl regarded team, which squeaked pas Appalachian State of Boone. N. C 79-15' 3'esterday, was paired witl College of Puget Sound, Tacoma Wash., in one of the four after noon games. Westminister, Pa., College, of New Wilmington, and Davis Elkins. o Elklns, W. Va.', were paired at 2 p.m. in what WBS expected to be one or : the better games of the second round. Each won Its firs 1 start Monday. Plenty of Thrills There was plenty of first class basketball entertainment for crowd of 8,000 last night. East' Central (Ada) Oklahoma State used two field goals in the last 36 seconds to eliminate Kansa Wesleyan of Sallna, 10-68. Wesleyan,' beaten only once In 23 games prior:to,the tournament, made an uphill rally to get a 6S-66 lead, then blew .the game. Indiana state of Terre Haute hit 21 of 26 free throws to edge Mississippi Delta, 65-59. The Mississlp- pians had 24 field goals to 22 for Indiana State, twice tournament finalist. Hiver .Ffclls (Wls) State, with Nate Delong scoring 27 points, rolled over Eastern Illinois of Charleston, 80-68. Razor back Trackmen Enter Southwest Meet PAYBTTEVILLE, Ark., March 15. (AP)—Twenty-one track and field men from the University of Arkan- DASH MAN—Third Baseman Boh Dilljnger adris speed and dash lo infield r>t the Athletics in West Palm Beach, Fin. Tht American League's leading bast thief also brought along <i .32-; balling mark in off-season purchase from Ihe Browns. Announcement Effective March 1. 13Jo SHIRLEY HIPP Is the new consignee for Magnolia Petroleum Co. Bljthevllle, Ark. Phone 4091 If N'o Answer, Call 740 Ransom Tied At Palm Beach PALM BEACH, Ma.. March ) (IP) — Defending champion Hcnr Ransom and National Open Cham pion Cary Middlccoff battled fo top money today In the final roun of the nth annual Scmlnole Go Club's 51-hole $10.000 tournamcn Middlccoff, playing- out of Or niond Bench. Fla., set a new com petitive course record yesterday ove the. polling S6,395-yard Scminol course with his eight under par 6 :id a 36-hole total of 137. Ransom, or St. Andrews, 111., wh led the field of 42 professionals o opening day with a three under pa 69. was one stroke better yesterda with 3-1-34— SS. Ransom won th tournament In 1048 and 1949 am has been under par on every rouni In the three tournaments. Two strokes off the pace wer Dick Mayer, assistant pro at th Scminole Club, and Lew Worshnm Oakmont, Pa., with 133s. Mayer hai - 68 yesterday and Worsham 69. Tied at 140 were E. J. (Dutch Harrison, St. Andrews. III., and Jacl Burke, Jr., White Plains, N. Y. Jim Ferrier, San Francisco; John ny Palmer, Badin, N. C., and Toney Penna, Cincinnati, were tied at 141 Middlecoff's best shot of the daj :as a sand blast 10 yards from the cup whfch dropped for an eagle three on the 15th hole. Middlecoff and his amateur part- Jier, Robert D. Huntington of New York City, shared the lead with two other teams in the pro-amateu division. They had a best ball o* 32-20—62 In the first round of the pro-amateur competition which began yesterday. Also at 62 were Denny Shutc, All- Son, Ohio, professional and his lartncr, p. T. Sharpies, New York :ity, and Ferrier and his partner Lcray Bcrricau of Paris, Prance. Middlccoff and his other amateur lartncr, C. Douglas Dillon of New York, had a best ball score of 25 in the back nine and a total of 62 'o tie with the teams of Bobby /ruickshniik, Gulfstream, Fla., and j. M. Lloyd, New York amateur, and <awson Little, Monterey, Cnlir and his partner, Richard Rncsc, Dover Ohio. Sirls' State Meet Gets Underway TUCKERMAN, Ark., March IS. AP)—Play open here today in the late girls high school basketball tournament with defending chnm- lon Marked Tree down tor the very irst game.-. Marked Tree smeets Star City In he opener. •. . ; Other first round games sched- lert for today and tonight include: Van Buren vs. Pratsville; Sprin" rill vs. Mt. Ida; Parkin vs. Clover end: Grecnbrier vs. Althelmcr; ireene County Tech vs. Village. Two additional first round Raines, ill be played tomorrow, preceding he quarterfinals. onesboro Athlete II With Meningitis JONESBORO, March 15. fAP)— url Walton, 15-year-old Jonesboro igh School athlete, was in critical ondition today as a result of an Hack of spinal meningitis. Walton, a tenth grade student uffered the attack Tuesday morh- ng and was rushed to Isolation capital in Memphis. His condition )day was described a-s "very crit- al". The husky youngster was a re- rve end on the high school root- all team last fall and a weight man the track squad this spring. ot Golden Superman or some other harnessed character but Lehieh's e headgear, is bcme worked over by Kenneth Hunte of Syracuse ir^East- /ymnasium, Princeton. N. J. The Orange won lass being the key match runner-up TRAINING CAMP BRIEFS I!.v the Associated Press VERO BEACH, Fla., March 15. (/!•) —Pitchers Don Newcombe and Carl !rsklne nnd second baseman Jackie loblnson are the newest members on lhe Brooklyn Dodgers' ailing list. The two pitchers have sore arms md Robinson pulled up with a ame leg during the Brooklyn- Mobile exhibition game. Robbie ng- ravated tm old pulled ligament in his left Ihigh and this could temporarily hold up his conditioning Ince running Is what he'heeds. PHOENIX; Ariz., March 15. W>— hree New York Giants, Including vfanagcr Leo Durocher. are bat- ling the flu. Slugging outfielder Bobby Thompson and inficlder Roy Zimmerman are the other victims. BRADENTON. Fla., March 15. m — Boston Braves manager Billy outhworth intends to send a vel- -an club against Cincinnati's Reds i an exhibition game at Tampa odny. Johnny Sam. who had a poor eason last summer, will pilch lhe irst three .cds. , innings against the .seasoned Cubs. Bob Chlpman and Doyle Lade are the other Lwo selections. LAKELAND, Fla., March 15. (/P)— The Detroit Tigers uncovered a class A-i pitching prospect in beating the New Yorp Yankees, 3-1, in an exhibition contest yesterday. The Benyals started 20-year old Ray Herbert, a Detroit High School graduate, against the Yanks. And in the three innings he pitched, Herbert yielded only one hit. The slim right hander earlier had an intra-snuad battle. He was with pitched three scoreless innings In Toledo last season, winning 16 and losing n. TUCSON, Ariz., March 15. '/TV- Bob Feller, who hopes to become a 20-game winner again this year, was set to make his first exhibition start for the Cleveland Indians today. Mnnnger Lou Boudreau listed him for a four-Inning stint against the. Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League. Tiic tribesmen returned to their home base after the New York SARASOTA, Flu.. March 15..W)—I Giants hanctcd the m n 5-3 beating ave Ferriss and Earl Johnson, yesterday in phoenix. Feller made no secret of his intention to make It easy in lhe ho had tough seasons last year] ill get a pitching chance for the ostqn Red Sox today: against, the :. Louis Cardinals at St. 'Pcters- urg.' .Verns Stephens, who has een In uniform only three days ncc ending his holrioupt. is listed make the trip and may play at lOrtslop. is will participate in the South- cst Recreational Meet at Fort Vorth Saturday. It wll be the Arkansas track cam's frst meet of the 1950 sea- n. Coach Johnny Morriss, serving his rs year as track mentor here, said is squad hadn't rounded into top r and because several regulars were crm because of unfavorable weath- irltcipatinp in spring football prac- ce and hadn't reported for track. ORLANDO, Fla.. March 15. (/n — v Norcn. the Washington Seiia- irs 570,000 rookie outfielder from ic Pacificj.Coast' League, hasn't ad a hitTiii. three exhibition gumes. ut the-Nats'- bosses aren't wor- cd. "He's just like all the rest of lose power hitters with a hitch their swings." said club presi- •nt Clark- Griffith. "They don't t their timing down until they e lots of pitching, and then they e plain murder. v "Goose Goslin was tlie same lypc tier—" PASADENA. Calif.. March 15. (;Tt General Manager Frank Lane of e Chicago white Sox will visit ilm Springs Friday, possibly with e idea or looking into the desert . ot as a future training site. The White Sox are committed to another spring session In Pasadena but it i- unlikely they nill re'"rn In 1D52. The Sox, after being smashed 12-7 by the Pittsburgh pirates yesterday, were at their home base today to face the St. Loul.i Browns with Bill Wfght and mis Alomn slated for pitching duty. FULLERTON. Calir., March 15. i/P)— Gordon Van Dyke. bonus pitcher from Conksville. Ill gets his first test with the Chicago Cubs today. Van Dyke Is one oj three hurlcrs scheduled to face Los Angeles, the Pacific Coast League club which training samcs. "Two years in a row I hurt my arm during spring training and 1'iii going to make sure it doesn't happen again," he said. TAMPA. Fla.. March 15. Ml— Maybe it's just an early spring surge of power but those Cincinnati Reds suddenly have become sluggers. ; They only have a 1-1 record In their first rour exhibition games. But in the last three tills they have belabored Detroit Tiger and Philadelphia Phil pitchers ror 25 runs on 36 hits. The hit production has included eight home runs. Four triples and seven two-baggers. The Reds came through with a 7 to S triumph over the Phils yesterday with Ted KluMewski and Ron Northcy contributing the homers. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 15. (iT] —Home run slugger Ralph Kincr sprained his right wrist yesterday in the Pittsburgh Pirates' exhibition game with the Chicago White Sox. Kiner will be out of the Buc lineup anywhere from two days to a week. The mishap occurred in a collision with White Sox . baseman Hcrm Reich. In attempting to make a catch In the fourth inning Reich backed across the number one sack and bumped into Klner. Ralph fell on his right hand. Pirate officials Tirst feared Killer's wrist was broken but x-rays showed no fracture. BURBANK. Calif., March 15. M*i —Each year the St. Louis Browns have counted on cliff Fannin being their No. 1 pitcher and each year he's been a disappointment. Bui, this season Cliff Is enthral- 12 to 15 Teams Expected in Holland Meet HOLLAND, Mo., Mar. 15. — Be twcen 12 and 15 independent basketball teams from all parts of the Mid-South are exrtected to enter the Little All-American" invitational tournament which opens Mar. 22 In the Holland High School gym The .tournament is under the direction of Stanley Keller, state Line businessman, and Coach Clarence Utley of Holland High School. Some of the best teams of this area have been Invited to participate in lhe lournament to vie for the 5300 first place prize. Several of these invitations have' been i copied and more acceptanclcs are expected this week. In addition to-the. Independent lournament. a midget meet for both boys and girls teams of this area also will be held. ; : . Coach ulley said .this morning that this part of the tournament will be open to teams composed of rjlav- ers in the eighth grade or lower He said coaches interested in entering teams in the midget division should contact htm or Mr. Keller by Monday. Arkansas Golf team To Play IT. Match Slate ' Ark - ""* '5)— The University of Arkansas SOlf team will play 11 matches this season. First competitor will be Northeast istic about his chances. "You -.von't have to worry about e. he commented. "r ve In rned my lesson." Last year Fannin reported for 'raining late, then suffered from a sore arm most of the season. Fan- iln didn't take „ ugcss on the number of games he would win. hut said he felt this season would be lie best of his career. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.. March 15. (,Vt— Al Brazle, Cloyd Boycr and R-ceder handle pitching duties oday against the Boston Red Sox as the St. Louis Cardinals seek their nird victory in three days. Pitcher Ken Johnson was the tar in the Cards' 5-3 victory over he Boston Braves yesterday He truck otit four, retired three others nd then allowed two singles In his three inning stint. He didn't ssuc a walk. Old Sunny Brook the whiskey that's Sts 8(5 PSOOf. KENTUCKY WHISKEY-A McKesson & Robbins, Inc. - Exclusive Distributors. Little Rock They Still Pay Big Dividends Every day more owners ar< impressed with (he facl that one of lhe hcst invest nients in an ymarkcl is : used fine car bought hen where quality is assured. '38 FORD 4-DOOR $95 '35 PLYMOUTH $?9;50 '42 DODGE 1-TON with platform hody $295 '42 PACKARD 4-DR. $595 '41 CHRYSLER 4-DR. $295 You car faker* in part payment. Easy terms lo suit vour need. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO Hroadwny & Chickasawba Phone .U22 NY Humbles Kentucky In NIT WildcatsSlunned 89-50 in Garden Tulsa Gridders Jump to Texas Six Candidate* Show Up on Corpus Christ! • Campus 'Unexpectedly' CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex., March 15. ({?) —Six University of. Tulsa football prospects, "absent" froth spring drills yesterday, turned up at the University of Corpus Christl —and created a bit of surprise at both schools. Head Coach J. O. (Buddy) Brothers at Tulsa said teammates quoted the candidates as saying they "had been made such tremendous offers (hey couldn't stay here." • Will Walls, football coach at the University of Corpus Christ!, said the first he knew of tlie matter was when Brothers called him yesterday morning and told him the men were bound for "UCC or Nevada." "It's very regrettable that this mess happened." Walls saia. ."BliL they said they were determined lo leave." ' < The players, all sophomores, arc tackles Jim Prewitt, Smackover, Ark.; Floyd Harrnwcod, Harlan, Ky.- and Boh Miles, Santa Ana, Calif.; guard Tom Hamm ami end Eddie Ware. Mississippi Junior; College Transfers; and halfback George col- diron, also (rom Harlan. They arrived here by car late yesterday. - ' . . Walls said he had received a letter from one or the six saying he and two of his friends "were not satisfied at Tulsa and had been thinking about leaving for a good while." Walls replied by letter that he was interested, and he said the next lie knew of the affair was when the call. from Brothers ar- ived. "They said nothing to me or the staff." Brothers disclosed. He said that he knew of "no action that could be taken." Prewitt played under Walls here In August when Walls coached Use western team for an "All-American high school game." Walls said that the six talked to several oilier coaches on their way here. He did not identify the coaches or their schools. Boxing Tourney To Open Tonight LITTLE ROCK, March 15. (AP) — The annual Arkansas AAU boxing tournament gets underway in Robinson Auditorium here tonight. . It was preceded by weigh ing in Oklahoma here: The season will; chse with a meeting with Rice here Mayo. .... , •_ Four lettermeri and six others are competing for five positions on the earn. The lettermen: James Mosey. Welling Eiserimann. Warier Marks and Raniiy Warner. Ike Tomlinson To Speak at Cage Banquet Basketball coaches of the county wil' bt guests of the Mississippi County Basketball Officials A-«o- clation at its banquet In the Manila High School Cafeteria tomorrow nlRht. J. A. (Ike) Tomllrwon. ithletlc director of the Arkansas State-College in Jonesboro. is to be guest speaker at the banquet which is the association's first. Highlight of the program wilf be [lie awarding of a trophy lo the coach of the county picked as the most outstanding' during the 194960 basketball season. The trophy Kill be awarded by Bill Godwin Biytheville sporting goods store operator The County Officials Association »ns iv i.ctlvated this year after being disbanded during the war, Exhibition Baseball . Yr.slprda.v's Results New York (Nt a, Cleveland (A) Cleveland "B" (A) 5, Oakland (PCD 4 Detroil (A) 3. New York (A) 1 Chicago (N) 8, St. Louis (A) 2 St. Louis (N) 5, Boston INI .1 Cincinnati (N) 7. Philadelphia (Mi * Pittsburgh f N) 12, Chicago <A> 7 Brooklyn (N) 4. Mi bile (SA) 1 Today's Schedule Si. Louts I A) vs Chicago (A) at Pasadena. Calif. Brooklyn (N) vs Philadelphia (A) at West Palm Beach. Fla. Chicago <N> vs Los Angeles (PCD it Fullerton Calif. Boston (N) vs Cincinnati (N) at Tampa, Fla. Mexican All-stars vs New York M> at Phoenix, Ariz, New York (A) vs Philadelphia (N) at Clearw.-iter. Fla. Sacramento "(POL) vs Pittsburgh (N) at San Bernardino, Calif. Boston (A) vs. St. Louis (N) at St. Peler.sburgh, Fla, and drawings In the afternoon. Twelve teams and 92 contenders had been entered last night. The teams: Little Rock, North Little Rock, Fort Smith, Arkansas Tech, Sublaco, McGehee. Pine Blurt, Hot Springs. Conway. 'Atkins, Mansfield and Oiark. At least one other team entry was expected—Clarksville". 74 Horses Nominated For Oaklawn Derby HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March 15. 'AP) — Fourteen horses have been nominated for the $5,000 added O*Si~ lawn Saturday. ; The Oaklawn will be lhe last Rupp'i In 20 Y«ar$; Says 'They Just Beat Us" W By Jo« Fallj NEW VORK, March IS. M>>-Tlie National Invitation .. B a s k e Iba n ISrS p™ 1 ~ an ^.""Wboifw Adolph Rupp-again Is.-hauntlnc the KMhick, mastermind. .Thi s gu ™ ,™ut. " 5 " S BCpVers run '"^ The Beavers— from . score was 89 to 50. Thus. City';, white-hot quintet will Thu L PUq "f S , ne ""- the *n"-n™l» wrth * « « 8 *, L Du 1"«ne advanced P ,n»2pf w l""° ry over Lasalle "'• Philadelphia In he opener. Bradley and St. .ohn's will p| ay ln the ot , * r sSK" 1 - • wlui lhe f!nak set "I figured .n-e'd triii. this' thine " Rupp said following the rout "NO ™, my boy s ' «« the ^^ 18.000 Saw tipstt forn,, for Rupp, his "fabulous live" wns Wasted, out in the, quarter-fm als ** ; ^ar "i 1 Loyola, of Chicago In 347 .t was Utah's "Cinderella" 0 «U fit. which upset Kentucky's favored applecart in the finale the 'Wild cats did take, the .NIT title In IMS Victory "over R The 18.000 fans In Ma Square Garden cniild not quite what they saw. Rut Ruon believed It. In fact he believes City cm.Jd do It to ' „•,, team anytime: "Thai's one siiaerb ball club." Rupp said. "Even it we played them.. again tomorrow nleht we coulln't beat Ihem. Thev definitely are. the better team" And so they 'were. Nat Bolivian's ick crew cmilrl do nothing wroiie Powered bv Ed Warner, irwiii Dam bol and Ed Roman, the Beavers raced to a 13-1 lead and held a 4520 halftime lead over the bewildered So-theastcm Conference champs .The Wildcats rireiv within M points in the. second half but City promntly whintoed In 18 straight points as partisans In the crmrrt hanted "pour It on. City; pour it in. City.*' "My club usually sur wises me one way or the other." Said Holman, t^ this was the biggest surprise ci all. major stake event before the Ark- ansaj Derby on March 23, the final day of the 30-day meet at Oa Park-. The field for rhs mile arid sixteenth Oaklawn will Include winners of. all three previous major stske events, which have been run on'consecutive Saturdays. USE OUR MONEY TO BUY EQUIPMENT FOR YOUR CAR OR TRUCK PAY ON THE EASIEST TERMSINBLYTHEVILLE If you're short of cash right now, that's no reason for denying .yourself [he things your car or truck needs. 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