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FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 1941 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chicks Lose In Tourney. 5. PAGE JPIVE Miss 'Crip' Shots And Are Ousted, Shawnee Beaten The Sports Spotlight By LAMO.XU UUJM1' of the Courier News Stall EXPLOSION SHOT'-"- " By Ari Kren/ <; Keiser Wins, 32-12 .Special to Thc Courier News JONESBORO, Ark., March 14.—Blytheville's Chicks, after missing- nine out of the first 10 "cripple" shots under the basket, was ousted irom the first state Class A basketball tournament to which the Chicks were ever invited, as Hermitage scored a 51 !;o 33 victory over Blythevilie here today. Joncsboro's defending state champions came through with a 72-43 victory over Wynne last night after Wynne took an early lead. Oxford, a tournament iavorite, was defeated last night by Cave City, 33-26. TVJC BIytheville-Hermitage tilt was the first on today's program. The Chicks coulan't get started and were behind 12-11 at the end or tne opening quarter and 20-17 at the half. They pulled out in front and led for several minutes in me inird set-to, then fell behind for the last time late in the period and Hermitage, with a fast- attack and a squad of good bail-handlers, led 35-27, tncn staged a scoring spree in the final period to sew up the decision. Monk Mosley and liu^ji Dozier led the Chicks with 10 pcints each, but Big Bo Coppedge, upon whom the burden of scoring usually is placed, was held to a meager six points on three field foals. Howard, Hermitage forward, ac- Special to The Courier News LITTLE ROCK, March 14. Liinsford In Florida So Is Aaron Byrd— Coach Is A Visitor Our city's boxing promotcr-uun- —Reiser's strong girls' bas-' ager-tramer, Mr. Joe Craij. .slipped ketball squad, unbeaten in "!/ to A T lam . I>s f mn - v sh °rc.s a Arkansas high school compe- m^nus" t w 'o ^/eathe^tm-IvTn tition this season, came >sengel , s> Messr ; ^mmy^nSo^ tnrougn with a first-round,, and Aaron Byrd. 32-12 victory over Opal here! last night and was to piayj Bald Knob, which advanced! into the second round with n i 'tory bye, here this aiternoon in the annual State A.A.U. girls tournament. Chidcscer. defending champion and finals winner over Keiser last year by one point after two over- s, advanced with a de- scheduled as foe, failed to show Reams, c sports 1 fault after the champs' up. Keiser is favored 26-team tournament. Mr. .lack throughout t one ol UK' urn-si ujj-nt managers of modern boxing liis- Ix-cause he promoted the HICCCSS of Jack Dcmpscy in (hiring and built boxing's interest up to million.dollar {rates has i-hai-jfc of Jimmy and Aaron now. Jimmy will make his first pro- ppearonuc at Tampa. Wcdnt'.sday ni»lu. Tne to win the is .scheduled to fight on thc .same card if he's jn .shape by that tune, Craig said today. The Kearns troupe—Kearns is promoting lignt.s new and threatens one of these days to be one of the biggest in thc business—will then go Io Atlanta, to Memphis tne latter pare of Shawnee Loses Opener MARION, Ark.. March H~ Shawnee high school of Joiner one of the best teams in Class B , ., - -- • Competition in the state on records I ! ' accovciln g to plans, and on was eliminated irr the opening I L0 Wlishi »8*on and New York, game of the state Class B tournament here hist night, 29 to 24, by it. Paul of District 1. Center i\. R. Hosey, 'six-foot one- . Inch center of the Joiner a»gre«a- ' ailti his pai ' caer ticn. starred tor the losers through- < out the game and led the Craig had him a good time, apparently at M^mi, and watched a ngnt card promoted oy Kearns Biil Daly, the Comiskey. Commana 3 el< Iskey ' who has Iall5n from e game an ed the scornr' ; ' rom &*& with 15 points, but his efforts were ' L|UlcKly aitei ' a toupie 01 numonng not enough and the St Paul fivp JossC5 ' fou S^t on the semi-wmciup "' on « d ^ !o » "«"• - ! " l »'"' ''» : »«'«P «« Onktand. ana Reynolds each made 13 in leading the scoring parade of the final period. The oox score: Hermitage (51) Elythnvillc (33 Howie-is, f 7 :; n Llnyi!." r 1 i "V Hridrr. f »; i LX^iu-.-jillc". f 0 0 '.'»' Keyii'ihis. f (> i i;j ..,i,,,er. f ,". ij in; •Jobnsim, •' 2 i 5 Ci!!-;iu'ny. f 0 0 0 Smith, f; j i ;j Oi'i.pix.k-e. c 3 0 tii GaK-s. - 000 U..ur-ii. c (i 0 (i; . 'a <C)4 -2 10' M- 1 . o' - 0 -I: g u o o; ? '.' 0 01 ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., March H 1UP)~Crai? Wood, Mamaroneck. N. Y.. pro, and Prank Strafaci ; Great Neck. N. Y., led the way into Totals 15;} 331 the second round of the seventh Murray Advances annual' National Amateur-Professional .Best Ball Golf championship today. KANSAS CITY, Mo, March M i TTWooci and Strafaci defeated Clyde lUP)—Murray (Ky) State fights ' We ' sl p alm Beach'pro. and it out with Santa Barbara (Cal) t - mile - y Qluck ^ Lakeside, Calif.. 3 State and San Diego is matched , 2 U1 y esterda 3''s first round with West Texas Srate tom°,u to p ay> Woocl and strafac i 'bolh bet- determine finalists in the fifth Na- , tered P ar : w o° d had a 30 on 4-r_^_.. t T ... . OUm r>QM frti* fVi^i 4U*.*.* .._:.. _ tional Inter-collegiate basketball tournament. Of the four teams. West Texas Other results included: Sam Snead, Hot Springs, Va., looked most'impressivr last nisht. ! ?" C ! Jwilforcl Wehrle, Chicago, de- The Texans were amazingly ague for their height—the starting lineup averaged 6 feet, 5 inches—and whipped a good little team, Delta feated Al Nelson, Ponte Vedra, and Oscar Evers, Ponte Vedra. 2 and 1: Lloyd Sparrow. Jacksonville, and Dick Van Kleeck, Ponte Vedra, State of Cleveland. Miss 54 io 34 Olwted John "y Revolts. Evanston. Murray made an early' lead over 1 and Walt Burkem °. Evanston. 1 Maryville <Mo.) Teachers stand up, and won. 4S to 43. up. Harry Cooper. Ravinia. III., and George Daw.?on, Chicago, beat Bill Heimem. Nobelsvillc, Incl., an/1 iao named Dominqe Vaiin, n Portuguese-Hawaiian, in thc second heat. The main go was a seven-round scrap between Battling Meiio Bettina. former hghi-hetivy tiriist, and Buddy Knox, a comer, tntu cncied with Southpaw Bettma knocking out his loe in the .seventh. Eadie Pierce, a South African puncner lignnng out of New YorK, won a tnrilimg lo-rouaaer over Ben Bro^-j 01 Atlanta. Several other bouts were on the card thai aicracteri a §20 top and $2 general admission crowd paying Sl'2.0i)0 to ice the fun Craig said. /Viiled auiMciu>n wns appearance 01 alrnusi ;i mwen former ring- champions, including Tony Canzoncn, Maxie Kosehbloom", Ueiiny Lconaid, Jack Dcmpsvy, Gene Tunney and others, and King:iish Kevinsky the old unpredictable. Good promoting? * •» • "Jimmy was io have boxed on the caro," said Joe, "out his opponent, a Miami boy. took one look at him during training and we cndn'r sec him again." Everyone is happy now after a mmale between oraig, Kcnrns and CADDY, HAHD ME "WAT Dem psey Plans .», *S To Bring 'Butt' For FiShi Tour NKW YORK. March 14 (UP) — •hick Dempsoy a\vnitcd i\ reply tu- dny to u cabled proposnl thai LuS.s Firpo bring hi;, Argentine "The Younk Wild Bull of for ;\ henvywolghi The yminu "I{u!l" is AluM -pound ArgciUinc oo\vl>oy now lieln^ Rromed a.s u whJ(c hope by .slihKKy-h:iiml ^vlU> lu'lti-il Dt'inp.scy out Iho riiijr l>;i«-k in Porkers Favored In Meet KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14. <UP)-~Th<» rnngy Arkansas Uni- with u perfect :olle:4o oppo.silion Ihis sni.son, today woro iavoritcs to win thr Nationul Colle«iiito Athletic association western basketball finals here next weekend. may find it,s .slron^esl, opposition fi'om the West rcprcscnlativc, which will be Stun- said he wished to spousoi , Tin. 1 Old Mnnu.sMX Mauler pointed out that, in addition to ucttiny (lie younp; Bull sojno ^ood m»l;che\ he arrange n profitable exhibition tour of the United Slates. On uns lour. Demp.sry and Flrpo would mnkc pcnsonal uppi'a ranees, nncl Cost ic. could ;;pnr with r?»\l Bunnim Haltlmon-. heuvywripjit. cun- Iriuier in whom Dcmpsv-y has a interest,. There may be n ,slif;hi In Today's Sport Parade DAYTONA BEACH. Fla.. March , im | S'und- '•1 «UP»-Tlinnk gcoilness I hnd ho foresight to have my flannel •ants let out. und ^et some half- •clos on those brown and white I 'M-^ Jones. is! i;oini; lo bo 11 Mint officials will have to pro- ''ct_ the rel'ei-oi!, instcnd of (lie •^!ri'r:i. from the crowd. As 1ns- shnp<; wn«. ^ll T , , rt ' r ' l:s as wprc! n5 ^nv of. the llth'.s snoes. Now, all I need to do [that 0 take off for Nassau with the 1 her fellows on Saturday. There are about ten of us flying vcr to see the Duke for a couple ;f cinys. We aren't actually yoing to visit him, because he hasn't. iskecl us. But ho is gotne to ref- :reo a Red Cross benefit golf natch between Bob Jones, Walter Kagen, Gene Sara/-en and Tommv Armour, and I've been a.sked to go along and watch the Duke watch the golfers. So you can sec why I've been :i. ittle nervous about* having just :he proper clothes. Not thnt ihej'f iden of being ' within a brns.sie! s hot of royalty- awes me, because:' ncmfccrs cf my family have been ' cl , tj never had one to march the cro\vn hold by the referee. I'nitctI Stall's Oprn <-ham- Pion is a ^rcaf title to have Jnr'd. 1-ut H fiitk-s a hit sipainst tf':ii^ of King of En.?hind. To '^' i'. G. A. oluimpk'ii is line. h"f it doc-sn'l quite Iiavr the r«:i5r in it || lit | Empi-ror of Irtlfn (fo-.s. An-1 there arc very jew who wnuUJn't yield nicihil- 'Kt honors in the Western Open for a Knight ( »f ih c Garter the reply Firpo and lib lighter are living out ut Curios Citsare.s on Firpo's IUJKI; ranch that i^on.sts some H.O(H) cattle and '1,000 .sheep. Dompsey told repoi'l-cr.s: "l^lcnd.s of mine in Argentine say that this Abrl Ceslk is a yrcnt prospect Dial, he's n bip, bluok-haired fellow wlio can really hit.'And only '2'J, .voting enough to be developed. He must be Rood, or Firpo wouldn't monkey with him. Old Angel is pretiy .shrewd, you know. "l Jinderstunil Ccstlc is still somewhat of a novice, having bad only seven or eight fights, nil of \vlvich he won by knockouts. They say he's very last , 1'cir a ]\( K fellovv. If he's as jfood ! .'is reported, he'll certainly jjlvc , I lie l»eavyweiKhL division :t i much-• needed shot in tile arm." Firpo is 44. now. nncl Dempsey 'If), 'In their wild title brawl nt Now York in 1023, Pir jx > knocked Jack {out of the ring in the Mrs)- round. ; but Dcmpsey climbed back and kuyoed Firpo in the second session. and tlic winner will como hero. Sinnl'ord won the 'southern division race and Washington State the northern. Wyoming which look the Seven confcroncft championship b winning U* final |j:um; with Colorado last week, will represent, the Rocky Mountain tircn nnd the Missouri Valley enirant will be determined Tue-.sduy when Crcl«hU>n of the. Missouri Valley conferenro and Iowa State of the ols Six compi.'tc .n n |>layot'f licrc. In Uu i wrstcrn playoff hero Match 21-22. Wyoming will meet Arkansas in the (irsl KIUHV. anil the Missouri valley team will play tho West coast entry. Tin- first niulit winners will meet (lie next uljjIU lor the rifijjt. to meet the eastern finalist for l-hr imtinnal title, wliJcli will bo dtu'hied In » single, Kiime here IMarcii 20. The manner In which Arkansas di.spo.seti of 20 collegiate opponents. Including nil members in its own strong southwest conference, accounts, for the strong backing given the team here. The only team that defeated -the Razorbuc'ks WHS the Phillips (Hi outfit of Biutlesvlllu, j Okln., the National A. A. U. cham- plmi.s. They played Arkansas three times nntl got the decision twice. TOWN-CIAD^ { SUITS 19 Rend Courier News want, Tigers Homer lnf€h UK> think I worry about how to look, me that LAKELAND, Fla., March M. <UPi—The Detroit TlRers, aftcr turnlni; on the power for flvo home I rurw in nn lnt.ra-sq«» fjamo. to- ihi.-;; clay pronounced lhcm.selve.s ready presented at court for generations. They always got of! with light entences, too. I simply feel thai ^ an American visiting a lorriru mcwlitan'n- •lie! T d-,^.,},! ,..,.* , • •, .-__, HK.J,MJUl!in (J and - r>^^ r o s. . esvc, ncl., an/1 KeCOrd Set |BIH Reed. Indianapolis, 3 and 2 and Ghezzi, Deal, N. J . and NuAY HAVEN. Conn., March 14. | Arnold Mmkley, Chicago climi- (UP»~A new world record for the nnted Jim MjHale, Bala, Pa., and 400-yard free .style relay was held j Hariy OfAUt> St. Petersburg ~2 up. bv fl Vnip nniuDi-cidr t-T7-ir-,i,»>;.,™ ...... ' ' a Yale team today. Tiie quartet- — Robert 'sity swimming VERY SELECT CIRCUS tnat snowed concmsivrfy .nat Jimmy wasn't instructed wrongly auring his eastern .sojourn out that he picked up his ring tricks used to bad advantage in recent Mid-South Golden I should put my best foot Ma !, .. - And don't any of you'. ^ l ^ n \>™ •nay. If no in-erprel. it, to mean that 1 am an acceptor! part of ihn smart, cos- And, if ] am no- trouble on my for thc Cleveland Indians In their Grapefruit league ope her tomorrow. Mnnng'er Del B/ikcr said Di?,zy of escaping un-j Trout, and Al Benlon. assisted bv let thnt be n.«; t! ' ' »"'« cither .Johnny Gorsicn or . Fuehs. would pitch ugnlnsi the Indinn.s. "Foui 1 of thn homers were made off the deliverir.s of Proddy Ilut- Bennett. ! NEW YORK.—Carl Huboetl ana captain of the freshman squad, and ; Fat Freddy Pitzsimmons *are the Richard Kelly, Edward Pope and J only active members of the "200 Howard Johnson of the varsitv— I Victories Club" 'in the National the Distance in 3:27.7, bet- League. Larry French of the Cubs Rtrt.,uniu ui i needs 23 w.ns this season to qmd- i \-flT I termg the listed wonci 3:30.7. Dnly and the trainer employed bv v> " on "i r 'ibout those half soles show- vain' ' ing. because they won't. I got thc| SI oak-leather job. ' Hank Grew—Pan Is Didn't j That's why I had the dog bite fixed in the Norfolk jacket. T could probably have; got by without hnv- HS it fixed, because it was only a mall bite—a fox terrier, as T re- .nember—but that would .have bpf-n carrying the casualne^s that En?:- ishrnen admire in sports clotb:;s, bit too far. There is a ciloves tournament, while out of ojghr of tne ea.sterners. "They just tried r,o get. Jimmy into condition," Craig related, "and caugnt nun to jab and nit with his rignt hand better. Tney didn't even ' teaching him to hook finc cii - stincticn l ° bo drawn and to infijm, wnich will come .atcr. -Jimmy jvjsl picked up that Hank Ltiiselti Due To Thrill' AAU Cage Tournament Fans CAR!, T-IP.- Stiff , Movc'n ms reinstatement. But when the board of governors took up the subject., several impassioned speeciv alt by himself and here figuring to v.-udc into these Golden Grovers and tear thrm apart. And they Jjad sense, enoiign to get out of (he way and make liitn look bad. "Keams and Daly are convinced that -Jimmy will D e one of me rop: nolchers one of t.hose day.s, nnn am I," concluded curd whilr i! J:i»£ b-cn held in Denver, but it expects to have a new onr: thi.s year. This .=;harp-,shoo?ci. who ir, ex- nnd "let's give the kid a break. On Olympic Club Five By almost unanimous vote the Coach J. B. Whitworth. wiio s to their ) handu-s the tine for tne Universirv him back," i of Georgia, hints that the u. 01 Georgia would be. pleased if Mem* Afcsiey of our city reported in ere next fall. Visiting islytneville— 34,000 customens .-> convention reinstated Luisct'ti. nnd |-^nri brotnnr Frans. the'CJT..V cit^rk ' "tne coach says Geo:~:i squad Lui.vetti. Lr.i.selli 50 poivvi he'.s been going great guns on thc coast with the San Francisco Olympic, club. A Honolulu promoter reportedly offered the club ood Iho player who tallied gia will have a v,..i.s .season. E.trrt of the program a $2,500 guarantee to play there j on Georgia's team? He's air?id io in March, but officials, wanting to ! *"t.mure .^r. opinion. w,th St »nrov S U,^^ » ra , j^p^^^r^^-^^- icceiu remstaie- in history, refusea the Honolulu bid. years back. His mem- by the Amateur Athletic Union has brought him back into the hmehght. Barrrd in ^')38 T-uisotti ivap barren ircm A.A.U. ^poits in 1938 for receiving a purports- $10.000 for 3})pearing in a tnovir- "short." Instead of shruj.;- .shotilder?. and capitalizing a turn professional, i out of athletics. I Last December the A.A.U. held"! it-s 52nd annual convention in Den* v ? r '.. w ^ h Lui£ etti's problem liead- busi- Thc presence of Jack McCrocken. player-coach of thc Denver Legions, Chuck Hyatt- former All- Am eria forward who coachet Bartlcsvillc. Okla., 1940 champion; and many other outstanding play- bcth ana veteran, al- on h have attracted crowds. But, in case they don't pull 'em in they have, officials are counting on Luisetti to set the turnstiles to clicking merrily. his admission i mistake, and .men who admired that he had that he hnd in^u risort to regain his eligibility. f lhc basketba]} committee dis- the subject and L^?i< others. and his Hyatt and his Oilers- and they love a great And so nrc oih^r coachcs, who don't wnni tjie bjy s arc planning t«> do Jn thc v.-aKc of Ihe hu?c ricfcmc p^o^am and its need for yonng fellows in the army navy, marines—and sir rorps. Thc air corps train in:; offer of S.o a month is futracun- m-'iy college athletes who fit the q «aii- ticanons to a "T." « n d arc dfW.- ing the "T" form anon for the "air corps program that trains them for wings and flight in a "V" fcrmation-with Uncle Satr the head coach. Aveen brine casual nnd being pur- ially naked. I'm neither proud nor ashamed sf my ice cream britchc.s. Tin \vaiHtlir.o i.s just a mas?; of p'.i.^- cts iM'cause thc }iants havosi't irrv/n .'-incc I xva;-; 18 and 1 !KUT Hoxvcvpr. I \vc,'ir n wide rnttif:-:i.:!:° skin belt and people usually ;<n % ^o Iv.iyy counting the rnt.fU'.s v.1ii"h -'fcciriir. the buckle that they ovrr- ^ok flie gu.s-iet.s. Frnm the kncc.s fJoivji my flrf.nrls :\n: flawless. The Dukr hins.vrtf wcn't have on a fu-t- k-r pair. T-'uriny hov.- Ui<: innths <--nt;rtitrated on the pants fn»n the knc".s up. I don't know whether I'll nv.rt the Duke or not. I've h.-on wcnderiiig how he'll address me i' i do. If he is ns gracious as prc- ;:ie who know him ,sny lv v is. ho pirbably will call me by my only title—that of colonel. I inn a i:r;io nel. you know. A Kentucky Colon' 1 !. T-"nppy Ciiandier made iru % on^ ihree oV four y?an. :;uo 'f:\-,m I w<i.s in Louisville.- fcr thr Derby Calif., still blooms there not hnve hn,.n in chlnson b >' Di( -'k Bartell, Dutch I0t h< " ( ' bcen m Meyer. Ned Harris and Bob Pat-I rick. Tlic fifth was hit by Rudy — 'York nnd. clcnrcd the center field . wnl! by a wide mnrgin. *a. bush, brought irom ! ., n 130 yea r;i n«o. nnc! i Jrols.nrl i.s tlx; only country In Mission Snn Gabriel, \ which .stati.sllc.s .sliow men imvc a longer .span of life tlnm women. DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" . ROYAL, SMITH CORONA. AND REMINGTON PORTABLB TYPEWRITERS :. GLENCOE HOTEI, BUILDIMO PHONK Oil (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) ;TAL DISEASES Clinical «bH«vaUon» di.Hclo«o that rectal <ilB»8C8 arc responsible foV ntorn wrockdil nnrvouB uyntomx tliaii any other ratholdfetpii condition Many «BOR of ostromc norvonsnesa. Jioadnchca, low-MckacheJi '' logacno hi«h bloo<l proBHuru, co.mUpiUlon find lusomnia ore cftuit times due to arc applicable to mudurn raothoda of troatu.ent for rectal Ofi% 0{ ttl , Ca8CSt l]lo CXCO)ltlona belj]g very uttlo dlscoinfort ir, «xp«Iencod wlillo being' treated No » 0 general anontlic tfc. No loss of time: froiu -work.. Curb KuurktiLocd accojitoil CJIHCI*. ORS. NIES & NIES Blythcvillc, Ark. 514 Main Phone 98 I know whot I hope lv v^n". ndriiCF.s w.r- a;., however. ] civ;;," rant him to call mo Mac or Hn;ik or Red. Even from a mm vlif> hss brrn km?. I wouldn't like there nicknames. Tins £oU match on Sn'uic^v WON'T >HSS KIMBROtGH? COLLEGE STATION, Tex - enthu siasts are saving cndeav have that Willie Zapalac. held out of'ac- noil in 1940. is going to more than probably will nil thc .shoes of John Kimbro^h. • 1P IVI ^Iro r Ivi 11 1 lip *.rtiiif!*«- Ail * . i iV' Vtlo/iL' vt/ci 11 vJ * L< '"^-\ l'<l U IT) i\ * 1 *" /\ H 1 PVlt"^ f* i i* I "\ <^f men in m on C h i c k ;i- sawba. Hot Water Heaf, attic fan, Terraced lot. $3750—Terms Possession today. , , . and here's America's PET whiskey because it's s;s by Swiair Itcflnlnff Cvmwr.y (Int.} 90 ?foof • Gso.iOickel Distilling Co., Inc., lexIngforUy. Phone 200 AGENT Blythevilie, Art

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