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SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS County Quints In Action On Three Basketball Fronts THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1941 Phillies' Outlook Bright—They Aren't Going 1 Anywhere, But They'll Have Someone To Sell KANSAS CITY. Mo.. March 13. i UP.)— California and Texus domi- _ i nated U\e quarter finals of the tournament basketball, where anything: can happen a nd' • N " Iionf:l ]n:er ~°^i^ basketball and Blytheville's Chicks test Hermitage at S a.m. in the biggest and toughest competition of all, Class. A meet at Joneshoro. Blytheville is handicapped, apparently, in its quest for a state championship because all of its players are physically in tip-top shape. Many of the favored Class A quints, paradoxically, are Issuing 'Bear' stories that include cases of measles, mumps and influenza. Jonesboro's defending champions announced yesterday through Co^ch Clarence Gels that Guard Bob Shannon had the measles and on State A.A.U. girls' meet at Little Rock at 11 o'clock toniirht ]cffc - Wesl Te - xas SllUc of O"'™ n ~~j T-H...LI :ii_«^ /-vi_•-t_ A , TT . ~ ' ° , ' and Texii.s Wesleyan of Fort sor) tomorrow Ike Pearson Mai/ Develop Into a Salable Pitcher !Jy HARRY GRAYSON K'l: 4 . ,Siii-vk'i> Snorts Editor MIAMI BEACH, March 13.- The less said about the Phillies the boner, but I always drop in n during tlie train hi* sea- i Worth. Throe teams from the the State southeast wt-ro .stiJl in the running: couldn't play, then it was learned that he'll likely be over the meas- Today's Sport Parade Bj HENRY M DAYTON A BEACH, Fla., March 13. i UP)—Tliv two big coun;rv boys were hungry, diriy und tired. They had hitch-hiked from the les and probably could play "Sat- j hills of Pennsylvania and camped urday." Beebe, four-time winner over Jonesboro's classy outfit this season, says its star center has the mumps. ; Chicks Will Try But Blytheville Coach Joe Dildy the tournament with Cave City. Harrison and Forrest City despite the fact that, none of the quartet- won district titles, will leave .hftve today and rest in Jonesboro overnight before taking a shot at the hot-shots of Arkansas basketball at 8:00 o'clock tomorrow morning. Dildy -will start Sonny Lloyd and Hugh Dozier at. forwards; Bo Coppedge at center, and Capt. Monk Mosley and Hershel Besharse will be the defense. . "Four games will be played to-* night as the tournament opens. Quarter-finals wUl be played tomorrow*, afternoon, semi-finals co- caorrow night and finals Saturday. .Watch- Center Hosey Shawnee's Class B quintet of en the beach here and lived off hot-dogs while getting up enough nerve to ask Joe Engel for u trv- Murray iKy.) State, Aji of Boone. N. C.. and Delta Slate, ol' Cleveland. Miss. Texas Wesli-viiu came from far behind, to del oat Louisiana Normal of Natchito:'hi:s, 55 to 47. Louisiana had a 27 to 20 half time lead. Murriiy Collie's quintet poured, in SosiL' shots to deVcat Alma (IVlu-h.) C'ollc{{-e, 51 to :>H. Uo!l;i Stale piilkd jm'ay in the «-<'t)!itl half to defeat Su- Kerior (U'is.) Teachers, 5?> to •15, :ind Aiipaiachiun lnvd no Ie upsetting the seeded ore Umversil yteanu 48 to 3G. Quarter-final games scheduled today: iianta Barbara (CaU -State out .as pitchers with his Chutta- , vs. Appalachian college, Boone N noosa Southern League baseball ; C.; Murray (Ky.) State vs. Mary- team - i vil!e iMoj Teachers: West Texas Engel looked the boys over and \ state of Canyon vs. Delta Slate said okay, go on out there on the j Cleveland. Miss., and Texas Wes-' Joiner,'a team that whipped the i klds ™kes me back to Chicks on two occasions and did wa5 bat . b °y for lh c c the same, to most other ounosinc lca w a lio "als. hill and throw a few, Sucker t'nr S:»wllo tiers When they had finished Engei slipped them a few dollars, hustled i them off to a hotel for some food ; and sleep, and told them to be back in the morning. As the boys waiki'U off grinning, the money cluU-hcd in their h;imls, Knsfel hushed :incl said to me: "I'm a sm-luM 1 for those big sitmilot kids who liki- )>2i£ub.tl! enoujrh to take :iny sort of punishment to play it. And y<iu never can tell what they are tfoinjf to turn out to be. "LLsren. just looking at those 1907 when I old i ey an of Ft. Worth vs. San Diego (Cal.i State. Suppose nobody cared. After all. the National League has to have eight, clubs. The Phihidelphias won all of 50 Meanwhile five other piu-m-rs will be eomin^ Ri'.-.-bm Franklin Me Hiuiitis, Prank Hoersi, rnimd Podgajny and ley. -Business is looking up," beams Nugent. Mellon, 0 feet 5 and 21 o pounds, was the | Mulcahu Will Be ^.\Home From Army FIX- For 1942 Trades Bowling ELOIES HUES Meet On 1-Yank weighing «i:ckesi slinger in the American Arsoi'intion tJie last six weeks of ih«- 1 1 J40 campaign. Tlie Brooklyn^ offered- Nugent a iiancLsome bonus for drafting him for them, but Commissioner Lumtis got wind of it, and now the lyn in the Higbe transaction, will do the catching. Bill Kilhfer. who was in -same circuit - the Eastern — had ! the Dodgers draft Livingston. ! NEW YORK, March 13. (UP)— ST. PAUL, Minn., March 13 (UP) Only one white boy—a 15-year-old —The. American bowling congress, bantamweight from Buffalo, N. Y.~ with nearly 30,000 contestants" and held a place today on the ehht- j 5250.000 in prizes ' opens trntehi man all-eastern Golden Gloves I on the 4 0 gleaming- alleys of the I boxing team that will battle the' Municipal Auditorium, the jail-West team <u Cli'cago March 28. j Tournament officials snici McGowan was the ders can't have him. The Red So:-: bid $40,000 for gani'-s last season in running a panting last for the third straight, _ „ uu .year—they haven'i wound up bet- ' Hughes, the finest ]prospeci"ir the tor than seventh in eight—and International, but a working Walter Kirby Hlgbe and Hugh agreement gave him to the Phillies Npye.s Muleahy accounted for 27 : lor $10,000. OI< J, h , em - . j -Southpaw Hoersi, C feet 3 and Kiroy higbe was peddled to 'suimi* 102. was adjudged the best Brooklyn lor $100,000 and 3 alleged ball player in the Southeastern atnleto.s. Hugh Mulcahy will throw Lf-ague . . . topped ii with an h:»nd grenades instead of base- turned run average of 2.58 balls. So offhand you would expect Podgajny, a bespectacled in find Owner Gerald Nugent and allowed no more than foi .Manager Doe Prothro crying' in in any one of four their figurative beards, but the Phillies after Spencer Abbott, veteran minor ! league manager who had the ' young man in Springfield, offered to bet Prothro a hat he'd be the first firing catcher. Prothro told Abbott he'd him a hat if he was. Abbott, has ordered the hat. give Lester only white fighter to rome through to a title lust night, ixmndin£ out n three-round decision over another white lad, Warren Dean of Richmond, Va., to take the 118-pound crown before 14,114 fans. While the largest percentage of the 1941 ABC woulud be the second largest in the congress 1 history, exceeded only by the 194(1 ire'e't ai. Detroit. ^Two five-man teams from Flin Flon. Manitoba, in UKA-retie Circle, will be amour. the first nij?ht competitors. Prom tonight, until May 6 the turn. Klein Makes Natural Etten headed . the International oprrjsite is true. Gerry Nugent, the old hook and eye manufacturer, will see no cause for apprehension until he bagging- is while dropping 7 with an ERA of 2.57 with Ottawa. Fixley, 6 feet 2 and coming in at 195, topped the Evniv=>eline League with 126 'runs> batted in. George Jumonville. a shoristox>. batted in an even 100 runs for Ot- *«»* | tawa, but Prothro orefers Mamie. l ^ e t Lhe keystonsr from the same out- lay at the lar W uh 21 points. New York finished provinces. These teams with the .second with 18; Buffalo, third with , ? > 790 doubles and 20,079 singles en13: Newark, N. J., fourth with i "-ants have posted $348.245 in entry seven, and Washington, fifth with ! fees i°i' the privilege in competing six. In the bowlers' world series. Henry Allen, Philadelphia negro. Championships which will be a; won the heavyweight, title after • a ' siake are Lhe Moivai ' el! Beers, CJa- free-slugging tilt with cago. team title; the doubles title has no one to sell, and Dr. Thomp- , League with 27 victories — he lost sou Prothro is used to it by this time. Five Sale Prospects only 6 engagements — and 160 strikeouts. If Cy Blanton's shoulder Ls okeh Golfers Play BELLEA1R, Fla., March 13. <UP) —Medalist Elizabeth Hicks of Long Beach, Calif., plays Jane Cothran of Greenville. S. C.. today in the second round of the umuml BL-HC- air Women's Golf tournament. Jean Bauer. Providence. R. I., plays Mrs. Myron Davey. Washing- Protliro expects Ike Pearson, the -and "he says it is—he should be ' ' " the head man among ihe hold- Mississippi collegian, to develop into a salable pitcher this trip, and Mulcahy. will be back in time to get Nugent off the nut in 1942. Former Dodger May Star Bennle Warren and "Thompson Livingston, obtained from Brook- fit who covered second base Vk*. a tent In 14 games for the Phillies last autumn. In the outfield, Joe Marty will be flanked by Johnny Ri zzo and Danny Litwhilev. in the second round. In addition to the first five cities, others scored as Va., four all-events crown of Fred Fischer. Buffalo, N. Y. All will be on hand, although no champion ever has defended his title successfully in hand now, makes the Phillies look natural. They aren't golnn auvwhere in Darticular, but everything is all right. Gerry. Nugent will have someone to sell. ne each for Charlotte. N. C.; Jersey City; Huntington, w. Va., and Trenton, N. J. Miami wound up scoreless. Rear? Conner >\p\v* FOOTLOOSE SUSCE PORT MYERS.—George Susce. new coach of the Cleveland Indians, has been with 17 clubs in 11 .seasons. Frisch Cracks Down SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Mar. 13. i UP i—Manager Frankie Fmch Giants Win, 4-1 MIAMI, March 13. (UP)—The New York Giants were scheduled ,r*\ »v • • ' i i -^. -.„-. — vtib^iAt*** i^o * v w i c o^iit ?L U ;!.r"' bU - s jL, Prat " iscra *-' f ° "rive here by bus from C.; Mrs. Gl?n:ia ColleU j ing c [ own on u - a i n i n o violators. He Or- ^.^^.^:^^^r^\^^^^^^^^ '«"*• I"** to ** to U.» for r-.«n,,M., m ,„ , .-, uiuiuunLtU JLbLCUldi "6 1UC1 lined Ihplr Sflmfi Wl h ho DliHarlol^hJr. "One day we had a rookie come in who was such a rube that even us kids had io laugh at Ivan. S«y, he had on u derby hat and n suit with sleeves thut hit him just a to at. first base. He" was tagged out • little below the elbows and with somewhere in ccnterfield and waen opposing forces, was invited to the B tournament at Marion although the Joiner five failed to win its district title. Shawnee, as did Blytheville in its division, copped the county championship in Glass B play. Center N.' R. Hosey, six-foot, one- j P ants ^ hlU missed the top of his inches. They were ..._. 4 . __, and he had a and when =HoVey isn't scoring 20 to j Wfltch fo13 as big as a pie plate 25 : points-a game, there's nothing atross his middle. This biy farmor to the Shawnee offense. If oppo- j said he was i ' 1 ' om Idaho and that nents fail'to hold down the high-; no hacj come lo P l tch for Washing- scoring team captain and greatest ton anri that ^> "nine was Waller star, the Joiner boys might win the title; . . Gallatln. Tampa, and Dorothy Kirby. Atlanta, opposes Mrs. Mark McGurry, St. Petersburg. his arm back and throw. And he'd throw it .so fast you couldn't see it. In one of thr first games he played ns ro;::iclcd socoud and turned to his right, just as you are allowed , inch senior, is the key to Shawnee's i shoes by six inch(1 chances for a state' championship,! bu ^ on shoes, too, ; Coach ' John ..Burnett'- will have E.VJ. Hosey'.'and Frank Felts at tlie .forward berths;- N. R. Hosey, center; and Billy Jack Loonev and James Bullard at guards. , Keiser Plays Late •Coach ,J. B. Garrett of Keiser high-. school, will keep his girls' team up late 'tonighi at Little Rock for the 11 p. m. joust in the State A;A.U. meet. . . The Keiser lassies are among the best high school players in the state—possibly the besV-and are undefeated in Arkansas competition this season with n record of 28 victories iri 29 games that included a loss and a later victory against- Catholfc high of. Memphis. Starters will be Kathleen Montgomery, Truma Lee Watson and Neva Wocdard. forwards, and Neva Wcodard. Betty Gail McKay and Wilma Mae Montgomery, guards. Cards Vie Indians • ST. PETERSBURG. Fla.. March) 13. (UP)—Manager Billy Southworth of the St. Louis Cardinals , Will use Pitchers Henrv N\»wak ! Max lanier and Max' Surkont ' against the Cleveland Indians to- ' day in an exhibition cams. i Three- rookie hurleys yesterday i held the Cincinnati Reds' to live j hits but the Cards lost, 6 to 4. Harry Craft's home run with the bases loaded in the sixth put the Reds ahead. FOR SALE APPROVED ALFALFA SEED Lespedeza and Beans and Peas of Various Variety Also Car o{ STONEVJLLE Pedigreed 2-B and 4-B L R. Matthews Gin Co. Yarbro, -Ark. j Engel swears that in all the history of baseball there never was a greenhorn to match Johnson. Struck Out Everybody "Walter was discovered in Idaho by a man.-who traveled that section for a meat packing company, and who was a friend of the Washington manager, Jo? Cantillion. He and said there was a big. he got back to the bench explained thru where he c:ime from, you were allowed to round second and third, just as you were first base." ''Walter never 'ru! hp-.s-d of a iejini having- transportation to and from l!u> park/' En^el suid. "So when he finished his first game l>e just sturtcd hik- in»- dou'ii the midillii of Scvunlh street to the liotcl. Ue liutln't changed from his uniform, cither, and he made :\ t'Ene sight in the blue Washington .suit with the tr;iin':; name written In white across the chest." The chances arc that neither of the hitch-hiking boys Engel bs- So. tr^s, rsrfc -- — » ~- next violator $1,000. give him a ticket home and reveal hbi name game set with the Brooklyn Dod- gt'-rs over the weekend. Hal Schumacher, Bob Car center and Bill to U,e p.™, Fn s ,h previously h,d Lo ,,™ wn ^ld tS w.'3 L4o lined two other players 5~>OQ eai-li c-,,,0^^ < i -, 'm-u>i . H'^JI-'^ g-uu cam. t-piiators to six hits to pitch the all-major exhibition when they meet the Philadelphia Athletics vctory here today. 35 Report CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., March 13.—Coach Jack Hopke announced today that the schedule of the Pemhcot County Hteh School Softball League, of which he is chairman, had been revised since Deering will not participate. The league, first in history of Pemiscot County high school athletics, will be divided into north and soutli divisions, with Caruthersville. Cooter, Holland and Hayti forming the south division, and Wardell. Hay ward. Brag? City and Concord forming the north division. Division winners will meet here April 16 in a play-off to decide the county champions. Both boys and girls teams will compete. Coach Hopke is in charge ,.,„..,, ,,.... •. of the two Caruthersville teams. I big leftlielder clouted Hal Man- hrnnions imoospd hv the Ml«n url flnd B5 st udeni5 have reported for j-ders' first pitch to him over the Kl?n School Athletic Association. « tryoius—30 lor the eirls'-t«am and 1 left centerfiekl wall. Hal White and ^"""^ T "'- T "— 1 -- ^ - - • •• ' Earl Cook pitched the seven innings for one team, giving up seven hits, while Manders and Vir»i! Trucks held the ether team to Greenbe,rg In Form LAKELAND, Fla.. March (UP)—Hank Grecnberg ;::arted hi:; CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.; March 13.—Thirty-five r»snonded to the 13 first call for football sorln? trajn- ing practice here Wedne<=dav.' A inuuul Uomevun exercises yesterday ' te ' w rnorp mav re P° rt beforp fch e in die first intraclub game of the | end of Lne week Detroit Tigers training .season. The ' Tri ' e la st season because of re- gawky fellow'put in Idaho playing friended will be" Walter Johnson's. Jack Honke is faced with j 35 for the boys' team. Hopke will ON YOUR PLAY BY PLAY BROADCAST LLI GAME 8:00 A.M. FRIDAY. MARCH 14th STATE BASKETBALL, TOURNAMENT Jonesboro, Arkansas PRESENTED BY S9flBL£Y 7 § BEST KBTM JONESKORO 1200 K.C.—1230 KC on and after iMarch 29th the task of building a comnleteh .s will end with a game be- I handling the cry-out practice ses- " eM year ' s leam ancl tnc ,sions. Elizabeth Hinche v is in ! charge of girls' practice. 'with Paul , < .radualing Seniors. SAN ANTONIO. Tex., March 13.' (UP)—The St. Louis Browns were on diamonds where they used rocks j or anything like Walter Johnson' pull Washington years and years a- j o. P.VE C PEORIA.—A final vic'orv over • : Augustana Rave the Brad'ev Insti- | The female is larger and strong- tute basketball team its 35th con- | er than the male in m^ny birds se^utive conference win and its • of prey, and can handle larger fifth undefeated conference soason. prey. 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