The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1941 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 25, 1941
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TUEESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1941 BLYTHEVTLLE, (ARK) COURIER NEWS is To Paragould,' Chicks^raw Tourney Week's 3-Game Schedule Opens Away From Home Coach Joe Dildy, unhappy with his Blytheville higU school basktieers aflor (hoy playcni a lisikW game against )ell am lost M U) ^ | ast Wliek 0)1 lhe Ml ( . u took Ihp te-i -l l< - a) '' u ' ()Ul(l toduy for a <-oiitesi tonight against •15 to :H. The junior high squads of both schools Vill in iV/i opener at 7:30. Dikly announced today thai the* county Class A tournament would be held here Thursday and Friday f-X-i r» /I nights at the high school gym- -* t*11^*1 nasium. Only three teams .ire Vu-! tere-d iii Class A competition. Mu-' nila. Loachville and" Blyihevtlle. i Tiie .schedule pits Manila and 1 Leadivills girls' lean us ios--iht'r Thursday nighi for the championship and Muuila and Le-achvilit boys 1 .squads will compete Thursdav night ior the right to meet Bly- thevilh;—whose learn drew a bye-for the championship. The Chicks and junior Pup- noses will play Sliawnee high ut Joiner Wednesday nt§hi ufter competing against Para- gouUl's represe-iitulivts tojiiijht. Blytheville will attempt to start !• new winning streak after .suffering reverses at the hands of both Jonesboro and Dell last week to crack an eight-game winning record. Incidentally, if BO Coppedge scores a field goal tonight—and IIR probably will make several—u will give him 2Q(t points for the sensnn —almost twice as many points for Sport* Body To Handle Events giant center as the nearest man on the team has scored. Paragould has a fast-breaking quintet led by Forward Schreil, who counted 10 points for the I'aragould live in the previous meeting. That ;r-une tfas paced throughout by the Chicks, who led 17-9 at the quarter, 23-16 at the half, 4027 Koing into the third perido and 45-31 at the finish. The juniors were less fortunate in their meeting with Parasould's squads, losing a close game" 17 to 15. They will be after their eighth victory in 15 games. NEW YORK, Feb. 25. iUP)«- The newly-organixed United States or America Sports Federation will govern American participation in the Pan-American. Olympics or any other international sports games, it was announced today. Meeting at the N. Y. A- C'. last night, the American Olympic Association voted itself out ol' existence and then reorganized as the U. S. A. S. F., wnich was later divided into two divisions, the f v. S. Olympic committee and the I'an-Amer- ican committee. Ten members—four A. A. U. men, four N- C. A. A. men, a horse show association official and a heptagonal games association figure—were By HARRY GHAYSON N r EA Service Sports Editor Even the end of the season doesn't, stop Lou Novkioff, highly entertaining left fielder who comes to the Chicago Cubs after leading the Pacific Coast League with a swatting average of .363, 171 runs baited in and 41 circuit clones. On Oct. 24, the Mad Russian, manufactured home runs in Uvo| different cities the \arne afternoon. He smacked one m*Los Angeles for an all-star outfit against The Baltimore Elite Giants, then motored to South Pasadena and reoeated for another club with the "bases leaded in the seventh. Bill McKechnie welcomes Dick West bac kto the Cincinnati scene :xs a catching staff candidate. Cincinnati can use someone capable of spelling lumbering Schnozzle Lombard!. West has been up the past three autumns as a power-drive catcher- cutnetder. but the backstop in the Louisville lad got- the upper hand in Indianapolis last summer to the extent of featuring him back of the bat in 99 engagements. ^ * An appendectomy in 1938 and a knee injury in '39 detoured the swift infielder. George Myatt. from his set path to fame as lead off man and spearhead of the New York Giants' attack. All winter. Myatt, Knoxville shortstop last. trip, has strengthened his knee by indoor mountain- climbing, using a San Diego office building as his Alps. He took the elevator down to the ground floor, then repeated the peak scaling maneuver until the night wat-ehman chased him home. chosen for the Pan-American committee. The duties of the committee will be to supervise American participation in the first Pan- American games scheduled for Buenos Aires in November, 1942. The A. A. U. men selected were Dan Ferris, secretary-treasurer; Charles Ornstein, New York; Judge E. C. Bonniewell, Philadelphia/ Aaron Frank. Portland, Ore. N. C. A. A. men picked were C. P- Houston. Tufts; H. Janjieson Swartz, Penn.; H. W. Clark, La- ...yette; and F. J. McCormick, Minnesota. Horse show man was Col. Pierre Lorillard, New York and the heptagonal games assn. official was John T. McGovern of New York- All of the 101 orgaimations allied with" the U. S. A. S. F. are expected to have a representative on Lhe Pan-American committee but apparently the college mez} will not take a very active part because the date of the games falls in November, a heavy month on the college calendar. Heavyweight Dies During Monday Roul CHICAGO. Feb. 25. ^UP) — A vorouer's physician said today hypenropay ^enlargement) of ihe 11 part had caused the d<\uii of A/ne Anderson. 22-year-old S,t x Paul, Minn., heavyweight who died .iisl nighi. during the seventh round of the windup match at- a Chicago arena. An inquest into the death was cancelled when Dr. Pnul Schmiti .signed a certificate which attrib- uied tiie death to "natural causes." i'he physician's decision was an- nomu-ed aner an examination of uie body at an undertaking parlor, several nours after a fire depart,- .ueht rescue* squad had worked over Anderson in an auemp; tu .evive him- Anderson had clSmoed into the -•m^ ,'or Ui.s bout \\nn Lou Tnomas o; imiinrjiipoiis afier an examma- .1-3A uy DI\ Frank Logaria, physi- j:ai> ior the llimoLs boxing commission, had inoicated he was ^nysically sound, He had been in Draining 10 days for tlit malch rtiid nad fought at- tne same arena v.u-ee \veefcs ago wnen he knocked out his opponent in the first round. The tignters traded blow ior oiow and at tne end of the sixth round, Anderson told his manager, Karl Ogren: "I'm feeling fine. I'll knock the guy out beiore the fight is over." tie rook a hard right on the ~nm dtuing die seventh round and .ney went inco a clinch. Referee vVaicer Brightman separated them Ancierssoa ieu DAcsward. nis head hit the canvas and he lay ..i.^ immediately and ordered 4 pulmotor squaci called. Tne rrwaio squaci woriceci over Anderson ior an hour. Chairman Joe Trmer of the i Nacionai and Illinois Boxing Commissions, a spectator at the bouts, said the fight had been even until Anderson collapsed, neither fighter, having taken a severe oiow on tne head. The refere had scored the bout 31-29 in Anderson's favor. One judge had scorea me nguc c'j-du tviia tne other had given Thomas the edge, 31-29. at the end of the sixth. Tne final clinch came alter about one minute of the seventh- Wanna Be Sportswrilfr? SMcLemore Gives Tips On News Informants He Group Funds r "o'tnorrow By i IKS' It Y M United Press St:i|V HOLLYWOOD. Calif., Fob. 25. iUI'i.-Wftnin b* ,, .spomwriiw son? Wantft write a sport* i-oHmm? Okay, i! U , n step i^in ltp . because you nre t)u> young man I'm looking for. You i:» m do mine COJMO n-lii over to the Masquers club of Hollywood. YOU um't miss it. beonusi' :\u you have to do is follow ihe crowd.*-- .......... ______ .......... The Masquers uro MIAMI, Feb. 25. (UP)—The New York Giants begin a three-game exhibition .series with the Brooklyn Dodgers Friday without the services of three key players. Catcher Harry Danning and In- fieldei's Burgess Whitehead and Joe- Grengo. Manager Bill Terry ?aid today. ' Terry also announced that Pitcher Hal Schumacher had been excused from making the trip to Cuba on his pica that he was not ready for mound duty. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 25. (UP)—There still were 10 rlayers unsigned today as the New York Yankees went through spirited spring training drills. Butfdv Rosar signed before the Yankees had their first workout, Manager Joe McCarthy rep-rted, and Johnny Murphy visilcd the clubhouse. Murphy refused to sign or work out, however. HAVANA. Feb. 25. (UP)—Outfielder Joe Gallagher of the Brooklyn Dodgers leaves for Baltimore and Johns Hopkins Hospital today for an examination of ai possible heart, disorder. He has! been complaining of continual 1 chest and X-rays by two doc- fol'.owed by advice to con- Favored Linksmen Still In Tourney CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 25. (UP)—AIL favored teams but one- Frank Allan of Pittston, Pa., and Charley Whitehead of Soutn River. IN.- ; J.—continued play in the Miami Biltmore • amateur four-oall golf, tournament-today. • • The ' Florida . "team of Bill Stembler,.Jacksonville, and 'George Edmondsen, Tampa,...eliminated the Allan-Whitehead.dub'with a three- under-par. 68 to win,', l up, yesterday. • '. '•,.." In other matches Dick Chapman, national amateur champion . from New York . and George Dawson, Chicago, defeated E. G. Livesay, Jving a dinner to George M. Cohan and Gone Buck, anil everyone is hon;. You won't foe! lonesome, son. Kvery time you turn your head you'll see a face thai ii familiar. There's Gene Tunney. the former heavy weight champion of the world, weighing only 10 pounds mere than when he bwit Jack Oempsey ni Chicago. Gene just look his physical examination for UK- army. The biy follow next, to him. the ono with the worry lines in his face. i. s QuenUn Reynolds. He can give you a .story—a* story of bombs and courage and the -Maginot line and the R. A- F. He'.s leaving for England again in a few weeks, this time on « bomber. s AlL-ert Has a Story The grey haired fellow with the big smUe is Buck. He's good for a .story of the ASCAP and the BMI and the little fellow talking to him is Frankie Albert, Stanford's great quarterback. I'll give you a lead for n yarn on Albert. He just told me that he believes a lot of teams who turn to the 'T' formation in football next year are going to be disappointed by the results. Frankie thinks that the 'T formation is good only when a coach lias exactly the right material- meaning a smart line, two lightning halfbacks and n tremendous plunging fullback. Albert's » little cuss. You might him how he avoided injury. The really big. bi^ fellow over there in the corner is Oliver (Babej Hardy. You might ask him about the trials and tribulations of a racing owner. Babe says he spent S15.COO on his stable and all he .wound up with wa.s a saddle blanket and a whip. Next to him, singing old time songs, are Frank Craven of Our Town, Charlie Win- j ninger of Show. Boat, Charlie But- ' tenvorth. the dead panned comic and Ralph Bellamy. Want to do u story on'ciir- tooning? Well, sec that fellow with the horn rimmed glasses who is arpuinjf ImsebaH with * Harry Grabiner of the White Sox? Well, that's Frank WU- lard, the creator of Moon Mul- 1ms, and in that j-roup next li> the bar Is Duke Wellington, who does Pa's sun-in-huv and George McMamis, who handles the affairs of 3lggs and Maggie- If you happen to be good looking, .son, and want to get In the movies, you might ease up to the head table and start mnkin High. Scorei- Kansas University's buslcotlnxU iMuu-h, F. C. "I'hoji" Allen, looks Jiuxiorsly on us K. U. star Harold Lineman slips oil' his went ^liirt to enter the xumi' during" an early rally by the llnivrrsit.v uT Missouri, at Columbia, i\lo., but ended up elated as Knfjle- man held his'l> score for the evening; (NEA Tclepbottu. conversation with Dan-yl fcanuck. Skiing would be a good topic of conversation to .use on Zantick, he having Just, won a race at Sun Valley, if Zantick isn't interested, you might try Jesse Lasky. Don't Be Too Good 'Coral Gables, and Robert LowTy, . If it>s baseball" you want to write Eatontown, N..J.V8 and 7; Arnold a bout, there's Joe E. Brown over .Mlnikley. Chicago, and -',ul Reid. ?>; the pool'table. He'll not only Indianapolis, "won from Mike Delta,'" Detroit, and Dr. Leslie J. Barnette, Coral Gables. 4 and 3. I The Starters Probable starting lineups -for . tonight's basketball game at Para- | gould between Paragould and Blytheville senior and junior high school teams: Pos. F Ely Srs Lloyd Spradley Coppedge Mo.sley Besharse Bly Jrs Stone Warren Houchins Thompson Roush F C G G Pos. F F C G G Parupould Sclireit Bean Matthews Kirchoff ! Dickey « Paragould | Day Smith Brannon Aliles ' Camp talk It, but start playing it on the i 71. or 91. slightest excuse. If you have an inventive bent, you can get a story from Alan Hale, the big bluff actor. Alan has patented something like 100 inventions, including "those slide back movie seats you find in the better theaters these days. Want the dope on the Notre Dame coaching situation? All right, there's Pat (Knute Rockne) O'Brion standing there with Spence Tracy. That enough tips, «ni? Okay, get in there at that typewriter and start writing. When you finish, file your stuff to the United 'Press 220 E. 42nd St.. New York. Bui don't make it too good, son I gotta live. Coach To Test Grid Uniform Numbers Plan OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 25. (UP) — The football fans of the future will be nbU: t.o toll at- a ulani-o- the i exact position played by every Kiun j-on . Lhe. field if a numbering sys- j tern devised by Ray E. Fee' of j Cmifihji finds popularity. [ Couch "Skip" Piilrang of Crciyh- ton University ha., agreed to give Fee's system n trial next .season, and "Duke" Duiord, SI. Louis U. coach, who i.s secremry of (he Missouri Valley Conference, says that loop will give the plan consideration. Under the plan, centers would wear numbers ending with "0," guards with "i," tackles "2," ends "3," quarterbacks "4," halfbacks "5," and fullbacks "6." To .simplify things further the right side of the line would receive even first numbers, the left side- odd ones. For Instance the right guard would be No. 21. -51, Gl, or 81, while his colleague on the other side of center would be 11. 3!. 51. If you \vnnt baseball In niytho- vtlle tins summiM 1 , you can do your part m ussurim? (his city of u imMesi-ioniii tosim tomorrow with a !i\v-cio]lur bill. An American T.c^ion t'ommlt- (fo will K<> <»uf tomorrow li> ujH'n si drive (o secure Sii.nCd fnnu h:isi'b;ill t>n(hi:siu.sls to (inline-' (In- t-niry proposi-il liW in Uu« N'ocihcast Arkansas Slums in n sic.oh company will be sold for ?5 cuch. Fitch pcison iuien'sted in IwscbnH's re-ontry io Blvthi•vllli- under :i St. Louis Cardinal l'n\ umy purchase from me io 'M si in res of slock. The "CtiuniKoi 1 hopes to MH-UIV tlve- ddllur bills fivm ns muny us '/OO i.iM-sons. whlcli il ticcomplisluHi wctild br tin- most noteworthy iH'L ti; diUe dcuoiint'. real imprest in Uic huscball iin»))(isitl. Ti'f mi ni'v will tjf used to show Uiythovitle's "nood faith" in d«?- siiin- to Mippon u baseball temn. »s Prc.skk-nl Joe lierii^ of thu circuit put it iu u meeting lu-rc biM'oiv baseball lovors hist wo.ok ni the Legion Hut, Of the amount, S 1.000 will be posted with president of minor leu^uo busebnll as u nuaruntw thut UK- team will be suj:])crt.i'(l well enough to finish the season hen. 1 . The ivmitlucU.'r—$2,500-—will be "laced In escrow to fiinmink'o payment of o|i( i rntlnt^ of tiio v al! club if the proposal goes over here. The- Cardinals will furnish 'he ijlnyers and u sum of $2,f>00 for opera ting expenses under a '.vcrkhm m/rtienu-nt with the or- 'ianfriition of sirjck-holdcrs spon- ."oYing Mie lentil. I'll lo Diainoiui I-'JUN BortiK Iclcl the baseball In,si work Una ••mytlit'vil '*»U' I he Carciintil fninchl;; wants it." The St. l,oui.s 01.. IVam-hisi' wns :il Cariillicr.svillc and Hati'Nvillc lust scasoii. It is < xjriTted thai. II of tlu; 15 players who winiUI come here if an entry was ai runr.ed, would be holdovers from the llitlfs- villc soiiiid. If the drive for funds fulls, H s prohfibl- that the proposnl will be dropped, If it goes over, a rnsnbnll t.LMim will be placed here. Take your choice, biiseball funs. t'.s up to you whether you're to inve n team or not. Loses To Carlos Rodriguez Ignites Irish firoup am If it Wrestler Charles Sinkey returned to the mat wars at the Legion' Hut. hoie h.i-t ni^jit after a low; Inyoff, und he was doing all r l-ht iwilnsi Had Hoy Cnrlos Rodrlqiie?. in a rou(.;h-and-tumble scrap 'until ihe Mexico Ci ly fladi }><wn workh U , on a knoe Sinkey injured in an aiKomobile uteuient early Saturday momlng. .'Sinkey, known as the "lU'.tlhu 1 ,* Barber of Ulythevillo" whm ho worked on the mat here previously, couldn't .stand tlu; pressure of Hud- nque-,'/ hands on the injured knee and ilnally nave way after a bruising jicuii'le when riodrkjuea woj: the third and deciding fall by lifting tho local burbci'-wr^stleV to the canviis and -plnnlnn -him. ftodrique/. took enre of Sinkey for the Ursi mil In lf> minutes after workinu on the bumhu'res doctor.s had placed eiirei'ully on Slnkey's knee, wiu-n Jie pcrsisied in uvist- >m' nnd palhn.i! tin? l)and;»iir>s and nibbiiu; i]),. }/H,» ( I ; n. rvery cijpor- . I'.-nHy. .Smkey wa.s licked' for the |Jlr.-.t fall. He returned and (latten.- ed Uie jVlexican with body slams alter u rouyh lo-minute scrap, then dropped ihe decldint; fall In short order ?o Rodrique/.' kidney blow Jittack mid a body press. The men weighed in about even at arounrl '-'15 pounds. .loc Wins \\-li\\ Scissors Ytiquo Joe. (he full blood Yaqul Indian from Sonora, Mexico, made the fans howl with Joy In subclu- ln(.', the untamed Floyd Byrd et; lilrmint;ham In five fliinl two fiOls after droppinu ihft opening set-to to u hnmmerlock. Joe used lils adeptly-upplled drop toehold to win the second fall juul •square Ihe match, then h^-selssor- ed tin- Ahibaman Into submission rtflcr If) minutes of tin? fhinlo following u bruising punchlnv;-bui^ like atlack by Byrd on the Indian. Joe became ired nnd backed Bvrrl Into a corner, hammered him with rights and lefts to the boly. then threw his opponent into the ropes and leaped on him with a mighty Jump to apply the scissors. Team Mulch Next \Vevk Byrd tumbled back Into the ring, unconscious, and laid there George Sobck Is a key man in the'. floor attack which makes almost unconscious, and laid there fa »t floor attack which makes for n while as .spectators heckled I Nolre Dame one of the midwest's him. Suddenly he leaped up find -strongest 'teams. Forward led scor- lUlncked fromoter-Referee Mike "HT «« Irish defeated NPW vm-t 'Double Technical Knockout Called Unsatisfactory DETROIT, Feb. 21. iNEA) — While Michiynn's boxing commissioner, John J. Hettchc. hn.s upheld i\ verdict of u double technical knockout ending a recent Detroit, bout, he is conferring with authorities in other states to arrive at n more satisfactory decision when both flyhter.s are Injured. In a fight, between Pat Carroll and Sammy Sccreet, Referee Clarence Rosen dec-reed a double T. K. O. when the commission physician said both fighters were unable to continue because of cuts. Promoter-Referee Mike Meroney, but Jumped outside the riny as Ynqul Joe threw oil' his robe and started after the Alabama villlan. i Meroney suid Yaqul Joe and ! Sinkey would be paired against I Sailor 'L'homus of Chicago and the (Wild) Irish Angel from' New York in u fag mutch next Monday night. ' ~7 \ Kimbrough Kin Gets] Grid Post At Baylor WACO. Tex.. Feb. 25. (UP) — Frank Klmbrough, 37 - year - old brother of all-America football player John Kimbroiigh of Tc.xns A. & M.. will taky over ns head coach ut Bnylor university around March 1, it wa.s announced today. Klmbrough, whn ha.s 14 years couching 1 experience, Is a graduate of Hnrdin-SJimnon.s where he was a 4-lettennan nnd captain of the 1D24 football team. ing as Irish defeated New York University for tenth successive, . . t , victory G. G. Caudill CHAMPION Great year for the Greek, 1940. ! with a halt dozen years taxed b oi National League -service behind ! him, joins Brooklyn with the dis- 1 unction of having belted at least one home run in every International League park ... 36 in all. Barney Barnicle is not a sailorman, as his name might indicate, but lie was a promising candidate 5or No. i big league army con-, script, booked in the Jan. 3 quota | from his Fitchburg bailiwick, until | Uncle Sain counted his teeth, decided he required more, and deterred his service. j With or without them. Barney | Barnicle. a scrawny ught-hander,! plans to put teeth in his pitching for the Boston Bees. ncy Insurance OF ALL KINDS N. Broadway COURT TO DIAMOND E V A N S T O N. — Henry ciason. high-scring Northwestern basket- bail niayer. hopes to play in the Chicago Cubs' outfield when he graduates, FARMERS AUCTION SALE EVERY THURSDAY! 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