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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 15, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLB <ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 1049 30 Trackmen Out As Season Opens i BKS Coaches Issue ' First Call, Begin ". Practice Sessions I : • First calls for tracK candidates /. vere sounded yesterday at Bl.vthe- -v vllle High School by Coaches Rus~ sell Mosley and Johnny Staples r.-»nd a total of 30 boys were on •r hand to be Issued equipment for '•" the opening of Ihe season. J -" Bellowing the Issuing of equip••• ment, the cinder hopefuls were '"given light warm-up exercises and 'then dismissed. Aftci 'he drills. •'-.- Coach Mosley sold workouts would "he light during the first week or '."until the weather warms up. He said he expected things to get Into v'l'uH suing by next week. •'•"-'• ' Heading the list of candidates :- reporting yesterday w?s Charles T "Ruff" Lutes, the sophomore clash•-••> man who almost single-handedly '••:, broke up the state Junior high "* track meet in Little Rock last '.','• spring, establishing three stale re"*' cords and scoring 19 of the Paps' ' 30 points to lead his team to the ' state championship. In this meet. Lutes set new 50 "and 100-yard dash and broad Jump records and was a member of Blytheville's 880-yard relay team which shattered the old record Lutes stepped off the 50-yard dash Wildcats, Bills DefeatedinNIT Quarter-Finals NEW YORK, March 15. (/Pi— Four outsiders who singed perluips Ihe greatest mass expulsion of favorites In the history of basketball will square off Thursday night In Ihe semifinals of the National In- vllation Tournament. Loyola of Chicago will meet Bradley University and Howling Green 'of Ohio will face San Francisco in an all-Cinderella team lineup at Madison Square Garden. Gone are Kentucky, Ihe notion's No. 1 college quiniel acclaimed In some quarters as the best ever: de- fomlliiK.chnmplon St. Ixniis University and the two other seeded en- li'les—Utah. No. :i, and Western Kentucky, No. 4. They went oul lu one cianl sweep of the underdogs' broom in a mat- nee and evening quarter-final ses slon yesterday. Two of the survivors arc club that got Into the tournament 01 rain checks when the commute decided to pick an oversl/ed field— Loyola and Bowling Green. It was these two teams which knocked over Ihe tournament's top- Red Hot Indians "Vial' •i'.ii-son.Ai-i/., (rnininu camp nre. loft to riKl.l.'catcher Jim Hcgiin; out'ljplders Allit Clark "ml Dale Mitchell, ami nik-licr IJul> Keller, of world champion Cleveland Indians. ranked powers—Kentucky and StT I-ouls, figured to carry an old rivalry Inlo Saturday's final. Loyola stunned Ihe Kentucky Wildcats with a great surge in the final minutes, G7 to 50. no'vling Hitting of Musial and Slaughter Will Keep Cards in the Running In 5£ seconds, the 100-yard dash in 10.9 seconds and hsl broad Jump record Is 19 feet, 1/8 in. Relay Men Now Clilrks Each member of the Paps' record- breaking 880-yard relay team Is now a sophomore In high school and Is eligible for the Chicks squad this spring. Other members of the team that stepped off the half- mile In the record time of 1 min. 38.8 seconds are Robert Reid. John Paul Hutchcrson and Bobby Oncal. Among other candidates reporting yesterday were several first- year men who are expected to lie heard from in the dashes and distance runs. Included among these are Marvin Hall, who transferred from Luxora last year loo late to be eligible and who is said to be faster than Lutes on the dashes. Other candidates reporting yesterday included Jim Garner. Jim Berry, Robert Reid. Buddy Donner, . E. B. Gee, Max Gurley, Lcroy Crl- ner, Colemnn.Borowsky. Bill Boyd. J. C. Droke, Elmer Richardson. J. A. Lloyd, John Hutchcrson. Mel Hay, Bob Oneal, Harold Koonce. Bill Mayo. Eugene Sconce. Carl bean. Jerry Phillips, Dick Reid. Freddie Smith, Jim Gos-sett, Cal Gos- x sett, William Jones, Benny Gentry and Joe Tomliuson. [lv Jack Hand ST PETKRSUUilG, Fla., March „ . i 15. U'j-Oltl age is creeping up on Green, hip and fa-.l, manhandled ( thc Sl Lmiis Cardinals but Hie I Stan Musial-Eno.s Slaughter punch ! pit's Harry BrThccn's pilching : make the Red Birds a peiiiianl a Mlksmoolh St. Louis. 80 to 74. To complete the rrmt. Bradley bowled over Western Kentucky. 95 to fiC. and San Francisco, without a .senior on Its squad, humbled Utah. G4-83, on Frank Kuzai'a's 'j5-foot one-hand shot. In the last seconds of play. Eight Distance Runners Entered In Spa Feature, HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. March 15. i— liidU well conditioned middle distance runners were to compete tod;iy in the mile and n lurlont; feature allowance event at Oaklawn Park. Carded as the seventh race, the brought together .1 group of horses most ot which have accounted foi at least onc triumph at '.he curren 1 mcetitii;. Equal topwcights of 118 good field, no hit candidates, arc in the outfield scrap. So is Hal liice. .321 batter at Rochester. : Thc infield probably will be Nip- i py Jones or Glenn Nelson altcrnal- j ing at first, Red Schoendicnst at ! second. Marty Marlon at short and j Kuiowski at third. Eddie Dyer has changed The club "is weak in capable in- hi.s minri about -the team to beat." j field I'^erves. Tommy Glavmno For the last two years it has been Brooklyn. Now Eddie has switched to BoMon. "If Pete Reiser can get buck to his 1!)4G form." said Dyer today.] "the Braves are B'>uig to be tough." j "An ( i PlUMxH'Bh will be better—| definitely. Murry Dickson. thc fcl- i low we sold them. Mill be ti big help. So will Bub Muncricf and Hugh Casey. A replacement for outfielder Terry Moore, who retired to become a coach. Is one of Dyer's most pressing nrnbl-nis. Then he has to hittci at Columbus and Eddie K/.ak, .300 at Rochester, back up Kurowski. I.ung As Utilily Don Lang, who played third base of last season with Kurowski out of action, figures as the utility man. The catching department Is weak. No. 1 is Del Rice, a fine receiver but a weak .ID7 hiltcr. Rice suf- j rcrcd a fractured wrist yesterday. The others will he Joe Oaragiola. back from Columbus where he batted .3s(> and 38-yea old Bill Baker. Luxora Cagers Win Independent Tournament Tilt LUXORA. Mar. ]5—Luxora's Legionnaires won the Mississippi County independent cage title last nl;ht by defeating Blythevillc's Wizards 56-50 in the County Independent tournament finals here las', night. In a preliminary consolation game, the Hubbard. All-Stars of Blytheville defeated Caraway 50-45 for third place honors. The Legionnaires scabbed an Canny, Byrd Winners in Tag Match Rill Canny and Floyd "Red" Byrd fought their way to a lag match victory over the Macias brothers, An- tlnlo and Jose, In the mttln event of the American I.ceion's wrestling bouts at the Legion Arena last night. Canny and Byrd annexed the victory by taking the first and third falls with the Mexican brothers winning the second. The match, though .slow, was, rough in spots and was livened up by an occasional free-for-all with all four of the grapplers slugging it out in the ring at the same time. Referee Mike Mcroucy, who generally works harder that the porform- crs, had a relatively easy night as underhand tactics were kept to a minimum. Canny and Byrd won the first' fall in 19 minutes. The round opened slowly but gained momentum as it proceeded. Antonio Macias was the first to go. in 12 minutes, the victim of a crab hold applied by Byrd. Canny then entered the ring and defeated Jose In seven minutes with borty slams and a pin. The second fall was won by the Macias brothers and lasted only nine minutes. Jose Macias coupled brute strength with a -little scien- Sports Roundup bj Huih Fullcrton, Jr. Virginia Intercollegiate Confercnl . . .Floats Pclcaz made It In 1942,1 and 47 (no tourneys In 43,44,4! Last year Joe Pclc??. was chos I and this season it was his broth I Bol>. who has [mother year to pli f NEW YORK. March 15—«')— Query from a training camp asks "how about the talk that veteran American League umpires are going to gang up on Joe Papparclla this season?". . .The story, which hadn't reached this corner before, is lhat they're putting the blast on Joe for Bill McGowan's suspension last season because he reported just what lie said in that shindig with the .senators and didn't try to soften his punches. . .If it's true. It sounds like a good way for more umps to get themselves in trouble. . .Also in the unconfirmed rumor dept. the gossip around Wisconsin thai Harry StuhMreher won't remain In his present job more Ihan a year. It's plain fact, however, that when citation made his one public ap-1 pearance at Hialcah, the fans pick- :rt up 20,000 postcard pictures of the horse. I rzr} elody THEATER <J \ LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS.I Tutsday "LADIES OF THE CHORUS" with Ailelc Jersens, Marilyn Monroe, and Hand Brooks Short Subject Hollywood Screen Test Night ea:-ly 10-point lead and then stalled to brini; the Wizards off their zone defense" From there on it was goal for goal with the Legionnaires putting on a last minute splurge to protect a late lead. Tournament scorinj! honors went netted ^ Bob Sikes Wins Decision • Over Oscar Buchanan ' LITTLE ROCK. March 15. M T i— Bob Sikes o[ Little Rock scored an eight-count knockdown in the final round and won a close decision from Oscar Buchanan of Memphis in a 10-round heavyweglht match ! here last night. The fight was the second of an elimination series set up to determine a southern "champion." New Zealand. In 1893. became Ih first country in the world to gran •women complete suffrage. were assigned to Lit'.le Geromo, recently claimed Ijy W. Weston from W. T. BveezK\v for whom he h:ul -.vnn a pair of victories and Mr.s. li. Cloud's Hike. Others in the strong iclcl were J. W. Snider's Jrda's Joe. H. n. Finley's Jiimny K. T. Gray's Gypsy Lea W. Sivezcy's True. PlUitc, lie latter also a two time winner; W. Lewis I,' Enfant and Mra. R. C. Hodges' Dusty Day?. Three racc.s at a mile and fl sixteenth and four six furlong .sprinU completed the carrl. There -wa.s a (Louie feature at Oaklawn yesterday. Bobbinj; Bob. six-year-old gelding, won the co- featured six furlong fourth race. Potomac was first in the other main event—the mile ami sixteenth nightcap. lJc7>repare(l'To'i : es!iufne hte infield i Biecheen 120-7), of course tops if hiil baseiiiim Whltev Kurow- j the pitching staff. Howie Pollet ski's co,irlxu-k should backfire. : U3-8I «ilh now confidence and ' Kurowski undo.-went an operation; A! Bra/le UO-G> give Dyer three ,mm »L . for removal «[ 18 bone chips from ; southpaw starters. George iRecl 1 i Ss dphl clbuw hist September. Ho i Mmiser -10-11). still a potential pounds! is'in slupe at 184 pounds but his I 20-gamc winner, is the other sure titic grappling to eliminate Byrd in five minutes with a crab hold and then Antonio turned on Canny ad defeated him In four minutes with a step-over toe hold. The third and deciding fall ran for only seven minutes and Canny and Byrd emerged victorious. Canny defeated Antonio Macias in five minutes with a body pin. The two one-fall preliminary bouts furnished quite a bit of the excit- mcnt and the Macias brothers came out on the short end of both. In the first Byrd used hair-pulling techniques on Jose Macias' beard and won out in 10 minutes wit! body flips and a pin and Canny used the same on the hairy body of Antonio to win in nine minutes Take Me Out Tomball Game If the Browns won't let the Cardinals use Sportsmans Park in St. Louis this summer. Manager Eddie Dyer's numerous Texas friends will take care of him. . .For instance, Eddie's brother-in-law, Cy Shaw, building a new ball park in Tomball, Texas (pop. 5001 and the other day he Invited the Cardinals to plaj their home games in it. . .said Cy 'Tombnll won't see the Cards without a ball park." arm is n question mark. Norlhry Trims I'uunds j Ron Nm'ihey. the chunky round ; man. melted several pounds off his waist line to make n strong bid (or the riBlit field job. If Ron can hold it. Miisial will play center and Eiios Bliur:iucr, the new team captain will be in left. Dyer may alternate Northcy nntl Eel Sauer, brother of Cincinnati's Hank, who was drafted Horn Los Angeles after A .305 season. Sauer is a rightliiindcd hit- ler. Chuck Diering and Er. Du.iak, to Bradley of Luxora 55 points in three games. Bill Mcharg of Hubbard's ranked second with 50 and Chitwcod oi Luxora was third with 47. The lineups: Luxora (56) Pos. Wizards (50) Chitwood (17) F <1> Allen T. Cockrell (6) P (61 J. Elliott Bradley (12) C (12) Hodge Bennett (13) O (15) Simon , Conner (1) G (15) Fisher Substitutions: Luxora — Brown (7), Wizards—Kerbaugh, Fitzhugh (1). with flying tackles and a body pin. The Congressional Union—later the National Woman's Party—was formed in 1913 to agitate for women's suffrage by picketing the Vhite House, burning the president's speech! and heckling the speakers. Sports Before Your Eyes Lee Boren, California tight man ager, has come up with a yoiin featherweight, Bobby Why froi Santa Barbara State College. . .To bad they can't match Why with Rog cr Whynott and let the broadens develop another "who's on first ac . . .During the 1948-49 basketba season, the William and Mary tea scored exactly 1949 points. . .Do Chambers, who plays some firs class basketball for Jefferson Town ship High School In Indiana, lo liis left arm In an accident whc he was seven years old. He balan. the ball on his left shoulder thc shoots with his right, The pigmy whale of new Zealand is 20 leel long. Marriage Licenses Helping Hand Bill Cissell, Former White Sox Shortstop, Dies in Chicago HospitaJ CHICAGO, March 15, Wi— dialers (Bill) Cisscll, 45, former Chi- ajo White Sox .shortstop, died, .at Icrcy Hospital today. Cissell. who last his job with the ox lo Luke Apphns m 1B K and : Her played with several other ma- j leasiic clute. had been confined the "hospital since Hie middle of auuary. He had been found destitute In a small south side apartment. He was crinc from Inflammation of icrves in his legs and was scarcely Able to walk. Cisell, who was born in Pcrry- villc. Mo., was playing baseball lor an Army team al Fort Rilry. Kns.. ,,, 1025 when he was picked up by i)cs Moines of the Western Lcncuc. He played with DCS Momcs in W'5 and 19'J6 and thru was sold to Portland. Aite; one year with he was sold to Ihe White b;tx. of a regular turn. Jim Hcarn <8-G> and Ken Johnson, who split 1948 between Rochester 16-81 and St. Louis (2-4), are battling lor Dickson's old job. Ted Wilks ifi-61 will handle relief. Clarence Beers. 10-12 at Columbus- Bill Rccder, 19-12 at Hochcs- \ ter; Ray Yochlm, 5-1 at Columbus Th(j ro] , ow , couplcs obtai ned : and Gerry Stalcy ..4-4 with the mBrd jjcenscs at the office I Cnrdscl. arc fighting lor the re- I Mifs E1|zabcth BlythCj county clerk i mauling posts. vesterdav and Saturday: 'p,sn ii^iS-^r c1 i^' h ?"" r - d ^ iss ini ° Bcnc lnfl ,ld fair and outfic.d strong. | w^er, ta.h^^M.n.ta.^,^ ^ ] Mrs. Bobbie Dulin ot Memphis. Walter Mills and Mrs. Jesse Kilgore Tycr, both of Blytheville. William Howell Bak .r and Miss I Marijaret Lorctta Marquette. both I of St. Louis, Mo. Information Felcaz For the fifth time in sucsessio one of the Peleaz boys of Mounc ville. W. Va., and Aldcrson-Broa dus College has been chosen for t all-tournament team In the W Wednesday & Thursday 'JULIA MISBEHAVES'! witli Grecr Carson, Va.fcr Fidgcou, Pclcr LawforJ and Cesar Koincro I'antmouiU News & Short NEW. Manila, Ark. Shows KVKKV N1UH1 Box Opens Week l>ay» 7:00 p. .Malincc Saturday «; Sunday Sat.-Sun. I p.m. Cont Sho» Tuesday "APPOINTMENT WITH MURDER" Also 8horl« Wednesday & Thursday "THE LOVES OF CARMEN" with Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford Also Shorts Three Arkansans Held After Blackfish Raid MEMPHIS, March 15— <X'\ —Three men Arkansas Stale Police said I were detained In a raid on thc i Blackfish Lake Casino near Forrest City. Ark., Saturday were ar- re.sted here yesterday. The three were docketed as Gem ftp Lawrence Indcrbitzen, 43: William Henry Thompson, 3!i, and Lcroy Trainham. 54. all of Memphis. Thc three were charged here with vagrancy, loitering, being suspicious persons and threatening breach of peace. The last charge is unbailable. Arkansas Police said the three were among seven employes of Blackfish taken in thc raid and later released. Cincinnati Kcds 1 Ted Kluszcwski gels an nil-important los-on in footwork from Bill Terry, in Tampa, Fla. Thc fmmcr Giants' manager und first baseman is h/ out Ihe Reds in surini: IrainiiK- Errol F/ynn's Wife Goes To Nevada for Divorce LAS VECiAK.. Ncv , March 15—(T) —Nora Kddington Flynn. c.-trangcrt ivife ot the swashbuckling Errol, is in this desert resort today to cs- ublisli residence for a divorce. With her is Ihe man she is next expected to v.ed crooner Dick Hayiucs. The two left Los Angeles yr-stcr- j day aboard an airliner after | Hiiymes' private plane engine trouble. The a;i Nora has rcvistered al the Hould- erado Ranch, north of licic, for the i-cquired six-weeks slay, H-winrs told reporters before dcri.iilins that lie planned to return lo Ln, Angeles Inter Ic .'.ay. Judge's Father Dies HOT firniNas. Ark.. March 15 _f,n— The fathrr of Circuit Judge Clyde H. Brown died unexpectedly at his home here last night. He was James niley Brown, 68 who retired as assistant chief two years rtpo after 3H years on the Ho Springs fire department. May Get Federal Post WASHINGTON. March 15— f/PI- stanlcy Andrews of Little Rock Ark., has been recommended by .Senator Fulbrinht for appointment as director of Ihr Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations. Indians Strike It Rich n, ...i,., , WINDOW ROCK. Ariz. ItTl— Some ,,n developed j 500 destitute Navajo Indians in the auburn-haired j Chinle area have been helped out of a tight spot by a Hollywood movie company. The film trour*-' shooting outdoor scenes for "When a' in northeastern Arizona __ p.uci the Indian^ a total of $12,500 = for fixe dajs' work as extras. 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