The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 28, 1930 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 28, 1930
Page 6
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PAGE SIX Leachville Chicks Play at Jouesboro . in Tourney Today; Jonesboro; Monette Favorites. The Leachvllle Terrors, Mississippi county champions, scored an impressive victory in the first round of the dlsirkt high school boys- basketball tournament at Jonesbo:o this morning, trimming the ;,lar- maduke five 27 to i-i. Thiiiman, slay forward, scored elicit iwinis lov Leachvllle. Luxora's quinlel was eliminated by another Mississippi county team, meeting In the first round with me Wilson boys hitting their stride to subdue the Luxornns, 3t> to 0. In the other games played tr.U morning Marlon high's quintet uls- posed of Corning In handy fashion, 21 to 14. Monette, with Joncsboro a big tournament favorite, won In easy fashion from Tyronza, 41 lo 13. Bono looked impressive in elimination Hulbert 31 to 11. The Blythevllle Chicks, runner- ups In Ihe Mississippi county meet will encounter the strong Lake Lit; aggregation in the first test Uilj afternoon. The Osceola Ssminold will play Marked Tree nnd Shasv- nee will meet Trumaiin. Wilson's five will give the Jones boro high team, raleil as probnbh. the strongest In Ihe meet, theli first lest late this afternoon or to night. Other games to be played to day bring together Earle and Bono and Terrel and Marlon. • Line-ups of the games participated In this morning by Mississippi county reams follow: Marmndukc Yopp Lively Knowles Thorn Robins Howard \ Thurman Htpp Baker Harvey Luxora Billlngsley Evans James Meadows Batnett 1'os. F. p. c. G. G. I'OS. F. K C. G. O. Wilson Beau Grey> GreeiiHol! Conner Del Hawkins to Face-Jack-Mills In Osceola Bout OSCEOLA, Ark.-Jack Mills veteran .welterweight, will meet Del Hawkins of Mnrked 'iw in an ei«hC round bout here Monday night. Mills claims lo i. ve mel s-,me of the best Uclitiv.-:-!.'.? nnd welters in the south an-' - .-f Including Red Herring, Ja"- 'tvirney Spider Kelly, Jack Kan ,nd ulU- ers. Hawkins tolled eight rounds to a draw with Tommy Fowlkes of Memphis here recently. He was given a newspaper decision. Eighteen rounds of preliminaries, will precede the main event according to Happy Foreman, pro- mi w, T • d that tllc c °- ( ' Ils 0[ p!e Mtss have InvileU Dorothy Dix to pay them a visit j 28, 1030 Cubs Cavort on Calalina Island In District Meet An Easy Winner Coach Fred Thomson Places Hopes in Distance Ru'i- '•.. uers and Weight Men. i I'AYCTTKVIM.E. Ark., Feb. U |—A banner track season is pr 1 . dlcttd for ths University cf Ar- I kp.nsas by Coach Fred Ttn.-nscn I who ordinarily .scr.s only the- d; 1: i; I fMc of anything pertaining 10 IU- swrbaek sports. I "Tommy- not only cams right ! • i.ut and said track prospects louV.eJ blight but actually became lauun- i ctous on Ihe subject. Here's ho'.v • Ihe coach sees the things on tin; I Itn/orljnck cinder path: "We've mi I i n nice hqmul out every day with ' . lu-u of th(! tot jitllers in the history of the school, four gco;l (|iiuv- ' (er-milers, a promising hurdle:-, r. i . |iair of flue pole vnultcrs, nnd .1' ' i ([iiurlet of weight men." i | At tills point Thomson iiaupencil i I to Ihlnk of his jumpers nnd sprint- I I ers nnd his optimism vanished. ! ; With a try-out meet, scheduled ' Jack Sharkey lor the middle of March t' meet with Ouachlta Colle 1 '!! I tho Bcilonlan Cob. easily disposed of »> *«'*-'*- Phil ™ slated here for' April""s/'iiic Arkan-^ ; Mlaml lasl nlghl ' phil I'lwlnled away in the second and again In the sas track squad Is milling in'hnrrl ! thlrd rnmcl uut was revived only to phnlnt again from a hard sock licks every afternoon unilir Thorn- I into Ihe midseclion. .sen's direction. | ' . 'i :!(.' distance men on whom j 1 i'.cmson nh:s his hopes a jCi:rshnm. Little Hock ,. Jr-.cksuii, Hn/en. nolh of these buys ' it: practice have already done 2:0-11 lor the hnlf mile. Jackson \vas n | consistent winner In i:hls event I while in high school, Gresham left! i" wnoin , , . •re Geonraj University and Ivnn J Names 3 I • ! i *»'»«cn:i ILCUUL-U uy jonnny Erp On Star Onintot- a " d ,, H(5mcc C!i(c . who-have s BS n wu jjicll yillUlCl practically all conference teams in teams were picked from a compos| itc selection made by five members of the sports staff of the Arkansas Traveler headed by Johnny Era National Lengue pennant winners In 1920, the Chicago Ciilis. have set Hie world's chnmplonshlp as their goal this season. They've UCBIUI spring training exercises on CUaliua Island, near Los Aii-elcs The Un iim of the picture Ihe hilarious delegation that ,„,( their „„ ihrlr nnlvul. The gent hi ijolf suit and ™ p k W llltaii, «"« telh 'more" d'foi't "oto y^r ,j'«** : <* Arkansas TSrtS bas- y jr., Cub owner. The Insut is Wrlglcy, left, looking Iheni over with Manager Joe McCarlhy Medl- !lml CoaL ' 11 T "°'»teii prerllcls thai! Ketball squad, another fiom '(he cine ball drills save Bruin battery men (iii'lr flrit ti'orl::ut ns shown liclow' hc w111 bcat 1)i5 m ' ord of ' 1:35 for | TcX! « Longhorns, and a fiflh player ll'e mile which he made in con- uier-t nt Austin two years Connie's Prospect (Eric MrNalr Besides-bring a classy bnll ,,..., tl ., iric McNnir has Ihe illsLtarttaii .it i 1)11) YOU KNOW Til AT— Hartley Urcyfiiss. uwner of the I'hatcs, celebrated his G4lh birthday n day aflcr Washington's nniilvcrsnry, . . he m)Ji liorn hi Feilmri;. Germany, and christened Berimul . . l:e cntuc to this coimlry wlicn he was 17 ... nnil made the inagnl- ncent sr.m of Si! n week on his first lob, which was washini; whisky barrels lu Ihe neriihelm disttlleiy nt I'ailiieali. Ky. . Hntney oncf said his reason ijr iiL-ver tisinj! louacco iv:is. "Wlw« 1 wanted lo, I couldn't nlfor! It. When I could alfunl U. i di<rn't want to." . . . Steve Hwelonlc. f'hule hinler. appeared nt Ihc Paso Hobles camp with his face all nut ut slwpr . . . Sieve played basctoll with Buster Keatnn nnd other movlo slars and got hit in n\; mug with the sphero.. fids Fine Trospect Clarence Deis, c(i|itain of the 1521 Aikancus football Isam. is the ftn- y.crbacks' best bet lor the high niul low hiudlcs. The Louisiana boy was ' not out for track I } voting his lime la b „.., ! thus fnr In prnclicc^lie has showi beautiful lorm In from the Texas Christian University team, form the mythical nll- Southwcst conference team announced by the Arkansas Traveler student newspaper at the University of Arkansas. Captaincy honors were nwardeil lo Wear Schoonover. brilliant Rn- sprlng. tic- zorback forward, win lasr-ball. but ""•' Arkansas cagers t e has shown consecutive title. ho captained o their fifth action at least once this year. The Traveler's first team was anfollows: forwards—Pickren, Arkan- Schoonover (C), Arkansas, and Rose. Texas; Center—Eury. Texas Christian U.; guards, Prewitt an;i Creighton, Arkansas. The\ second team was named :•' follows: forwards—Pickren, Arkansas, and Hess, Rice; center, Rey- r.olds. Southern Methodist; guard; Cheatham. Texas, and Alford Bav- lor. . Harris has his work nil soul fnr him in the sprlr.i; trainlh:- j ot HI; Ti^rs In Ihe ranili.. UT-. I The job consisls mostly cf tukin- [ with •"& »""M nuiii in mu imrciics Him may develop Into varsity material ' Protest Modern Age lopping Ihe tlm-l Fivc schools placed men on the I JEPFERSOxN N~~Y (UP)—Puh mores are show-! SECO "<1 string ^sclccllon announced lie-spirited citizens of this Bcho- '"' harle county community are aroused because of the fact that, only one. mail delivery daily Is 'made Travele Rice. Southern , Methodist Texas , r-ce avs unn n f lingo hat- mid socking them !U icl, Backus being oulslimliii"' t kclveen .second and llilnl. Any oiu : Backus is the best'440-ynrd nvos- ot a number ot candidates may stop I pert the university has had since tlic onion the most limes c:-. its 1 the days of Bagby who sill! lialds the Arkansas record. ' Ccouer, Iniiis. and Pierce "Red" Attains are practicing for the two- mile run, with Adams perhaps Hu- Arkansas' prospects in the qunr- " 11(1 Haylnr. sharing honors, ler-nnle are exceplionally good.! Tll(1 »«l string five is composed of eausling six-footers while lh> Uniu, Tr«;ce. Davis, Mumi way ncross the iuricld aiid hi- Kill b= the man who will play short for Detroit this'year. Several other ( teams In botlr ; leagues have n shortstop iiroblem. (but Bucky's Is amoii" tho worst' Hards' position is nol much belief : thnii It was last year at this t!nw. i.he had to depend upon Rookie Nnlr hit .391 for KnoxvllJe Inst year, [ lending the South Atlantic L;aguo.' He plays shortstop,. Count; Mac;: has shown more ,enthusiasm over i player limn for nny, youngster BRUSHING UP SPORTS me of the yoiuiBcst major'since he obtained JlmrnvFoxx "'"''Is put Akevs throush hh bap? ~\ —'— : •-•- . — .: !J tlstu of fire Insl September nnd Will \ Couplr nf 'Em ' Tho man Bucky thinks is most, likely to nil (lie Jcli this year is JMil Akers, the Bo;ii:mout licauly, IT TOO/10 OV'ERfiME PERIODS foP- U)c^SoMA WW TO oeFEAT TOLUCA m&i^ FOR. OF A'JXS?Sr!ALL COOrW, ; didn't look so bad. IJlll Uogcll, an- f J." ! other outstanding candidate (or the JUtlU ICl ] P°st. Is no stranger to the American League. ,': liojell and Akcrs both nre likely .to sltirl the season wearing Delioil i across their chests. Rogell has •' played second, short nnd third, am! last year In Ihe American Association, he took nil three iiosts pretty well. He was with the lioslm ilc,1 Sax in 1027-28. nud one of tho charges against him was Unit hc didn't seem to carp whether lie worked or not. Of course. Ko^ell prcl-nbly reasoned, this ball trnm Is t!:e Red Sox, anyway, aurt we're not coins anywhere In p.irlicuio;-. 10 why should 1 get bothered? Sometimes ball players get that | way. Another Ouesr, The Rnjnh Peckiupaiifh at Cleveland also lias a guess on hi-: hands :is regards Ihc shortfleld posiiion T.iveiier nnd Gardner were used oil and on Inst EJ.ISOII hut failed tc( make the hill withoiu best of Ihe trio. McLeod and McDonald nre showing the besl form nmQiij the sprinters. Milan Creighton, captain of the track squad, will be the Razos 1 - bncks 1 niahistsy in the shot put nnrl discus liirow. The big Nebrnskn boy who is captain-elect of Ihc 1931 football team, is a sure point win ncr In both weight events. Crnhiueli and VnnSIckle wi! throw the javelin, with Tom Olive another iwssibillty. 11 is probabl that Oliver could beat cithjr o the big football men in hurling th. spear, if "Smiling Tom" cared t; make the effort. While the learn will be woak ii the high and broad jumps, the Ra zorbacks hnvc two fine vnultcrs ii Jack D.ilc- and Ivan Jackson. Dali has iiindc 13 feet in practice niv. nmde \2 feet 1 Inches In the con ferr-nce meet Insl year. Jackson i n cousislr-Jit \i foct vavjtcr. /' flock of sophomores nre trying ou -or Ihe various events and It is pcsslblc thnt Thomsen may discover vnrsily material among "them. sa speed at whereas 20 years ago. there were .... , three. What with automobiles and height for airplanes and other modern means bsrihs. ' The of travel, one mail delivery a 'dav Miami Farce Runs True to Form; Sharkey Gets Ihree Round Knockout. -MIAMI. Fla.. Feb. 28. (OP)-How familiar it all seemed! Theie was Phil Sco'.i sittins paiiling for breath, eriniaclnc aiH wJilniiiE lhat he had been fo'ub'j. There wus Jack Shurkcy. tcns- aiul eager for more Ijttlc, teur: of excitement and rage streainln'' down his flushed cheeks. There was little Jimmy Johnston screaming and itimUuli^; anger nnd telling everyone within hearing distance that his Phillip • nd baen robbeJ. Thus ended the spectacular l»ea- vyweighl elimlnailflii bout waije.i last night beneath a star-studded sky amidst balmy breezes while- more than 20.000, Including notables of stage, screen, society arid so forth. looked on In the Jvfadlicii Square Garden's big arena and hooted. Jack Shnrxey now stands alo'no as the -foremost heavyweight contender of the world for he woa last night on a technical knockout after 2 minutes and 34 seconds of fighting and a minute of frantic, furious argument and uncertainty in the third round. During that minute, while Lv Magnolia suspended the count anj bent over the moaning, gesticulating Scott, Johnston, the Englishman's second, screamed In his ea • and the throng held its breat'i. Jimmy Maloney. the pudgy-Boston heavyweight, batted out a dc cisive victory over Moise Bouqull- lon of France, in a ID-round preliminary. The Irishman's fcn. was lifted in victory by Kcfei'Ci- Frank McCraeken of Philadelphia after a slug fest in which the Frenchman took a severe beat'inx especially In the last two rounds. Maloney weighed 188 and Bou- qtilllon IBS, Maloney started, fast and h-i 1 Bouquillon groggy in the first"tw> rounds, but the Frenchman rallie ' and carried the battle to Malon? for the next few roundr, landiri • with long lefts to the'head. 'Tri> veteran Irishman stagcered Bouquillon in the ninth w~a a r.i'jht swing, closed the Frenchman's.'le!' eye with a steady Battering'n;i | knocked most of his t'eeth 'out. . \ t>'.B\' • i AW-nieTtNTO, r • •"•x6-ia.«" /. J 1^ l ^,*L.,-R;e.lS,i' | .shifting gears. Carl L!nd. who was I a phenomenon In 1928. wns sick during n part of bst season nnd fell down on the job nt seron-1 j base, with ihp result Hint Johnny Hcdapp stepped out and copped the 1 job. Llnd has hnd experience at shcrislnp. too. nnd it he returns to his 1028 form this year. Peck is sit, ting pretty In ;hc in acid with ,iocy 1 Scwell at third. I.ind nt shDvi. Ho- I dnpp nl second anrl your old inmcl '. Lew Fon sec a' at first. Wh»t Trice Rulh? A friend. "C. 11." \\rii~7 j,i to !k vlat is (hc wriler's idea or n j , fair salary for Babe linili. In com' pining cur iden of Babe's v,i);;r. we necessarily aro swayed by sonti: mem. We think Ru;h has b-cn uiiricrtinici in Ihc past. Tiiu.-,. $8.1 I WO a year is not too much r.ow even lliotigh the U.iinbhio krrps on' playing nt an age when im*; bain players slow (,o a walk. V.Y don't ' (Iiink SS3.000 is n rent loo much H. R. Tolley in New Post WASHINGTON. iUP>- Howai, R. Tolley, assistant chief of the bureau of agriculture economics ci the Agtlciilturc Department has resigned, effective April 1. to bcccm.' nssistniu director nnd professor of agriculture economics of the Gi- niiiiiui' Foundation, Unlver.-ltv of Cillfornln. Arizona doesn't hnng a lady very often but when she docs yank one to the pearly gates al Ihe end of a rops she knou-s she lias teen Read Courier News Want Ads. , L.OVC nhvays finds n way— but'not "necessarily tlic n'pllt way Make that unoccupied room of yours do its part in paying the monthly household expenses—an inexpensive descriptive ad in the Courier News, ;;iving accommodations offered, location; etc.- will quickly find a desirable tenant. The Courier News' classified ads are noted for their ability to quickly produce gratifying returns—that's why practically all the available rental property in Blytheville wil) be found listed in its classified columns. Courier News Classified Advertising

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