The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1954 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 25, 1954
Page 7
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fcOTOAT, JAHTTARY », BLIl'HBfILLS (ARK.V OOUKI PAQB Archie Moore, Joey Maxim Are Back at Same Old Stand NEW YORK (AP) — Archie Moore and Joey Maxim do it again Wednesday with Archie's light heavyweight title at stake against the ex-champ in a 15-round bout at Miami Stadium. This third meeting of the pair starts at 9 p. m. (CST) with network radio (CBS) and television (CBS) coverage. STEEF.E BOVS — Coach Louis Loroh's Steele boys are pictured in Iront of their first-place Steele Invitational tournament trophy. They are (first row, from the left) Karnes, Smith, Craw- ford; (second row) Christian, Poole, Kellems; (third row) R. Isbell, W. Isbell, Crews. Not present for picture; Spence. STEELE GIRLS — Standing behind their first- place trophy of Kennett's Christmas tournament •re (first row) Frances Funderburke, Ervie Johnson, Jo Ann Stone, Donna Sherwood; (second row) Charlotte McCollum, Jo Ann Hastings, Cath- erine Isbell, Annice Strong; (third row) Ada Ann Howell, Deloriese Teeter, Patsy Bishop, Linda Poole, Myrna Jackson and Coach Louis Lorch. (Courier News Photos) Moore is a 2J' 2 to 1 favorite to beat Joey again although their last fight, June 24 at Ogden, Utah, was very close. Archie won all .the way Dec. 17, 1952 at St. Louis when he dethroned Maxim. Johnson ""riday Harold Johnson, the No. 1 contender who has been yelling for a title shot, tops the Friday night show at New York's St. Nicholas Arena (radio-ABC and television- NBC) against rugged Jimmy Slade of New York. Both Ezzard Charles and Nino Valdes were beaten by Johnson on his current nine-fight win streak. Layne's Last Stand Rex Layne of Lewiston, Utah, knocked out by Earl. Walls in his last two starts, may be making his last stand on the TV circuit tonight when he fights Tommy Jackson at Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway. The bout will be seen on TV (Dumont) in some sections of the country. Jackson is an 814 to 5 favorite. The Saturday night TV (ABC)*show comes from Richmond, Calif., with Joe Mlceli of New York boxing Wes Echols of Atwater, Calif., in a middleweight ten. And Then There Were Seven NEW YORKOfl—The list of unbeaten college basketball teams was down to seven today. Western Kentucky, with 18 triumphs, heads the pack, followed by Lawrence Tech with 16 and Duquesne with 15. The others include Connecticut with 14; Kentucky, the No. 1 team in the country in the weekly Associated Press poll, and Norwich, each with 12, and Erskine with 11. Read Courier News Classified Ads Dusek Booked In Mat Feature Veteran Danny Dusek makes his return to the Blytheville ring tonight when he teams with Chico Cortez in the tag match main event of the American Legions wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Dusek and Cortez are scheduled to team against Lee Fields and Chuck Molner in the main go. A veteran of more than 20 years In the wrestling ring, Dusek boasts a lot of power. He flvst appeared here a couple of years ago for a short stay. Tonights match Is expected to be another rough affair with Fields and Cortez taking up their old feud. Two one-fall bouts are also on the card. Rosen Points to Age of Yanks' Dependable Big Three Pitchers NEW YORK (AP) — Al Rosen, who slugged hU way to the American League's Most Valuable Player award last year, today decided his .Cleveland Indians could beat out tht New York Yankees for the pennant this year. But he left himself an opening— a big "It." "A deal for an outfielder might do it," ho declared. He admitted hat the present Indian outfield of Dale Mitchell, Larry Doby and Wally Westlake would not be enough to edge out the champs. Tm also reckoning Yankee Ditchers' age," he said." . . . . Their five straight championships stemmed mainly from Allie Reynolds, Vic Raschl and Ed Lopat. And I'm not forgetting Whitey ""'ord, who made a very big dif- crence last year. "Yet, I maintain that when and I Reynolds, Raschl and Ford (all n their mid-30s) fold—look out. All the other clubs in the league know about Reynolds' bad back and Raschi's sore knee. "Even if Lopat la as good as IB was last year, the Yanks could lot .very well make it without Reynolds and Raschi." Rosen said he thinks the Indians' taff of Bob Lemon, Mike Garcia nd Early Wynn (not much young- r than the Yanks' big three} is he strongest one-two-three mound staff in the majors and man-to-man will outlast Casey Stengel'! operatives. Old Dutch Got The Hard Cash RANCHO SANTA PE, Calif. W — National amateur champion Gene Littler left the scene of th« rich San Diego Open Golf Tournament with the title and a silver tea set, and E. J. (Dutch) Harrison departed with a check for $2,400. This was the picture today u the pros headed toward a pro- member tournament at Palm Springs for a S15.000 purse, and a 85,000 PGA sideshow event at near, by Brawley, Calif. And Littler, the 23-year-old Idol of his native San Die. i, went b»ck to his duties in the air service of the U. S. Navy at San Diego. Littler conquered the pros in the 12-hole San Diego with a H-under par score of 274. Harrison finished with 278, while Gary Mlddlecoff and Ted Kroll tied at 280 and won $1,600, apiece out of the J15.000 purse. CHEERLEADERS — Steele's cheerleaders for 1954 are Jo Ann Rickman, Marianne Haggard, Har- old Proctor and Yvonne White. Hunter's Helper HARRISBURG, Pa. (/P) —Native gunbearers aren't confined to the African veldt says Pennsylvania Game protector Dan McPeek. McPeek stopped four young hunters during the state's game season for a routine inspection. 0 One of them did not possess a hunting license, though he carried a shotgun. When asked where his hunting license was, the nimrod said "Oh, I'm not hunting. I'm just carrying a spare gun for my buddy," ELECTRICAL SERVICE • Light Fixtures & Appliances • Complete Wiring Service • Free Estimates Gladly Furnished Serving Blytheville Since 1920 Walpole Electric Co. Day Phona 3371 Night Phones 4641-2527 YEUOWSTONI INC.. louisvitie, KY. Try this great DIJj W gasoline in your car "TOM POWER"ESSO EXTRA I A. ><"» ^t, Latest triumph of Esso Research! You can have absolute faith in NEW "TOTAL POWER" Esso EXTRA. It is a new product development of the famous Esso Research Center. It is a super-refined gasoline . . . plus great additives that give you protection against knock and protection against valve sticking. Here is a gasoline engineered to meet the total power and anti-knock requirements of even the highest-compression new cars. For millions of older cars it means better working horsepower and better total engine performance. If you've tried it, you know what we're talking about. It is the finest gasoline made by the Esso Standard Oil Company in its many years of product leadership . . , it's by far the largest-selling premium gasoline in the area served by Esso Dealers. See your Esso Dealer for' a tankful today. THE BEST GASOLINE YOU CAN BVY1 TOTAL POWER means: • POWER for quick starting in any weather • POWER for fast warm-up • POWER to resist cool weather stalling • POWER to lull off knocks and pings • POWER to take sleep hills in stride • POWER to pick up swiftly and smoothly from a standstill • POWER to get the most possible working horsepower from any engine under today's all-round driving condition! KNOCK AND PMC are completely stopped in millions of cars, particularly In the overwhelming majority of new cars and especially those with high-compression engines, FULL PERFORMANCE Is mads possible for many other new cars which now have their sparks deliberately retarded to prevent knock. SMOOTH, DEPEND A RLE GET-A WA V from a standing start or for passing is provided without knock. « BETTER MILEAGE and better all-around performance can be obtained in short trip, round-town driving this winter hy motorists who formerly used "regular" gasoline. €sso The Sign of "Happy Motoring" ESSO STANDARD OIL COMPANY LEONARD'S ESSO SERVICE Main & Division Open Day & Night Ph. 9961 JOHNSON'S ESSO STATION Ark-Mo. State Lin* Phone 9929

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