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rkansas Jo Texas For Pair mC Games This Weekend -(Special)-It .'will be* I'M .first home' game in 25. days Kcr the, Rico. Institute basketball l|*im j . when the Owl cngcrs piny 1 -Arkansas Hczorbacks at the ."' 9ry -3jjjw 'nice'. Gym's Aulry Court, ;£. SMjlurdiiy night. ' ':,? pa jf Gaw'o limn Is 8:15, with the isoc 'pUce' freshmen · playing Victoria .·'?. "yiifunior College in a -preliminary .Wltime at 5:45. The" frosh games i?reajuu»lly.start nt 6:15, but Arkansas ' i ' . requested .extra lime for a ;svy! (pro-game warm-up, so the frosh Saturday night, February 9, the fine Rogers High School gym- -lasium will be the site of a top._.. . - . .notch basketball attraction. Pea grThe.-Owls' haven't pi_aycd al|nidgo's Blackhowks, a collection of veteran AAU players, will tan- with a Negro Ail-Star team 2JJ*^wme-since dropping a .80-53 de- ""'· jn to Texas on January 15. :e that date they've won. over nnsas,Y48-40) mid lost to Baylor. (54-65) on the road. They played .at all since the iaylor contest, a 11-day layoff, be- necessltatod. by f i n a l exams .«.. iTho Arkansas clniih Saturday I ';ni»htinitiates a buSy three weeks 1 -*th'e Owls, who piny nix con- nee games in that period-of those contests at home. I Owls both re to be stronger than they ,1$ IjlYJre the first half of t h e - c a m |';;p'ilgn. Presley Askcw's Porker. t'i arc . showing improvement with J|their .new weave offense follow- l/jlhijt departure of the Riant "Toar" IK Hester from the li.A. campus, and II, their recent startling upset of 1.3: highly favored T.C.U. at Little |/jHock. proves the Arkansans wll "IB very potent from here In. Eager to improve on'their dls. | : | appointing 1-5 record In the firs Tround of the Southwest Confcr- |ence doublc-round-robln, the Owls t catch a Hazorback team In the '. post-exam resumption of plcy thnl )?ill- be eager to revenge that Iwo- poiht defeat the Owls -handed thorn. In Faycltovlllc.. : ,;Tho Owls.are slated to continue to depend on sophomore Gene f 1 Kihwlngcr, 0-6 center, as their tnaln scoring threat, with the ' ;|JlhurpShnotlnj little.men, 'Maurice I jTeBfruc and Leonard Childs hitting j, from out. Childs was the polsoti- ! '.gu" nrninst Arkansas jit Fayoltc- jvP'- ~"«*t ifl points. I J;-Although : they may bo rusty 1'f*' -'·"' '"''' c( iuenl. workouts j rand . no., games during the exam f ;lwriod,-llio.Owls figure to he In ^"better shape than they were In ';2;tate 'January when Injuries and jjjlllncsi sidelined several playcri. B|SopIi forward Don Lance, though, '-- will be out with a deep leg from Neosho, Mo, . The Blackhawlts have lost only one game this season, that to the N»08ho club, and the All-Star team is currently undefeated. The gnrnc Is slated for 7:45 o'clock. . Arkansas moves on to College .- Station following Its game here, i battling Texas A. nnd M, In a :; Monday game. {.' MteHto-ln tht TIMES--I; p»». ORNAMENTAL IRON WORKS- · «MLt WILBIN* C». · Wrouiht or C«»i Iron RBlnnil fitul Columni Wrought Iron furniture Anything For The Home Free Eitlmiitcx MIITH V/hen the time comes.lo die we'd guess 'it would be better to do it with your hoots on than off. A friend of ours wns killed up In New England during the- last war, lie was home on leave following completion of his 140th fighter mission over France and Germany. He had JO surcs and a flock of probables on his record and had been fished out of the channel twice. He was killed when ills car turned over on a sharp curve in Connecticut. That struck,us as a poor way to end things on this earth. On 'the other hand--and what brought up this subject--we have a story about a basketball . official that really did die with his' boots on. Beryl Knox, a well known sports official of Enid, Okla., lar.t week was watching Enid High School warming up for a game on the home floor. He was retired from hellve officiating on doctor's orders. . But before the game started it was announced that one of the game officials vyas 111 and could be very anxious to help Faycttc- viile's bid. . But, while that Is a ho! issue for speculation and conjecture, a more immediate and even hotter issue Is Ihc whereabouts for the District One Class cage ·tourna- ment. Sprlngdalc was awarded the tournament on the- condition that its new gymnasium, now in the process of construction, be completed In time. Shortages of critical materials have delayed the completion of the gym and It appears almost certain that the site will have to be moved. The deadline for that decision probably will be Saturday when a meeting . i.i expected to take place at Springdalc for the purp9sc of drawing up tin tournamcnl brackcls. The two schools in line for th tournament are Harrison, with new gymnasium, and Rogers whose new gym was the Hccnc o last year's district meet. Easier New Salary Regulation Said To Work Hardship On Some Major League Clubs . scnools, nalurally, will suppoi Harrison if it comes lo a voli while western district schools wl favor Rogers. II seems likely tha the majority of voles will res with the western members. Kayettcvillc, of course, wl favor the Rogers gym because o Its proximity. not call the game. Knox volunteered and took the court. All went well until the third quarter. Near the end of that pe- riod.Knox collapsed and died before he could 1» rushed to I he hospital, Knox has a connection In this area as iie and Curtis Crouch, of Faycttcvlllc, started out officiating together In the Enid area in 1U22. Crouch, Incidentally,' called his career us a cage official quits in 1937 after working n Kaycttcvlllc- Sprlngdale game at the National Guard Armory In which the Dull- logs eked out a one-point win In Iwo 'overtimes for Ihc conference championship. February Sports Card There lit considerable undercover speculation as tn the site of this year's state basketball totirria- nient,' Jbnesboro, Little nock and Fliyottcvlllc arc reported the Interacted parties. Fort Smith, whose ilgh school team Is the dofcnd- nrj champ and rated one of the i best teams In the stall!, Is said (o Visiting Around Arkansas il_J_o_L_MAJt s H "Unseen Valucg at Little Rock!" ; The other d«y In Little Rock, 1 ent prowling uround our »t«to'» , three, cupltol buildings for nbotit Ihe doicnth time. 1 I'll venture to nay thounndi of ,piy fellow citizens--In «iul out of Mltle Rock--have never «ct foot Inside our old Territorial Capitol, ^r strolled tarough the ground* »nd appreciated the beautiful lines (M the "Old" State Capitol which low th«*tcr of »o much exdtc- jnent during the War between the Btatci. If you over do thnl, and HWI go lo thc'nrcsent Capitol, »ou II get the fee] of state progreu. ; ThTM three b u i l d i n g s literally trace the growth of our mnlo from Its lusty t e r r i t o r i a l dayn to thli present democratic era. Ark»n»nn» know how to live together. They govern thenisclvei well. They recogniie the fact that a citizen is entitled to a good, legal fl»»» of beer if ho wants It. 'They realize that the Brewing Industry, through its Sclf-Itegu- lition'Program, hai earned that privilege by m a i n t a i n i n g clean, wholesome and law-abiding out- Fcn. » --Fayctlevlllc Junior 111(11 vs. Van Huron Junior HUh. at (1:45, at Knot Gym; Fayettcvllle Illsli It-team vs. Van lluren Il-tcatu, 8 p. in.. at Rnbt Gym. Feb. «--Ilulldom vs. Tulsa Central, at Tulsa. ' Feb. »--Rauirback.i vs. nice, at llouxton. Feb. 9--Arkansas Frosh vs. Jone»horo AAU, at Joncsboro. Feb. 11--Razorbacks vs. Texas A. and M., at Collcce Rtatlnn. Feb. 1Z--Bulldog;* vs. For Smith, at fort Smith. Feb. 15--BulldoRn vs. Sprln*- fleld, Mo,, here, at I p m, Feb. IS--Arkansas Fresh v«, Tul»« Froah. at Salllsaw, Okla. Feb. 19--Bulldog vs. Tiilsa Will Rouen, here, at A p. m. . .Feb. Id--Rar.flrback.s vs..Baylor, here, at I p. ni. ' Feb. 28--Arkansas Frosli vs. OkmuUee A. and M., at Okmul- «ee. Feb. 21-ZJ--District One West Junior Hoys Basketball Tournament, at Rollers. Feb. 2Z--Bulldogs vs. Sprlnn- dale, here, at I p. m. Frh. 22--Aritansas Frosli vs. Tort Leonard Wnnd. at Waynrs- ville, Mo. Feb. 2.1 -- Raiorbacka v«. S.M.U., at Dallas. Feb.. 25 --'Razorhacks vs. T.C.U., at Fort Worth. Feb. 28-Mareh 1 -- District | One West Class A Senior BOJ-J [ Basketball T o u r n a m e n t , at Sprinjdalr. \ Feb. 28-March 1 -- District I One West Class II 'Senior Boys Basketball Tournament, at Greenland. in 1 DAY ·as - se . *ioo - *aso or 0* OIHtl CONVtNHNI HKHi COMMII IMIII MTU ...ton'* utti tkmt f«« p»|r I1M in.it Get the money you need for holiday expenMi, ao cumuUtcdbllliorrcpilri todtyl M«ny budfet-wiM pltni to chooie from. IN N. KOa STRHT .,. rteii mm In : 3111 mm PUBLIC LOAN Bowling NWA LMltt PflKleurizcd Milk came through with n 4-0 win over Tyson 'a Feed ami HntcliL-ry of Springtime while L-P Gas continued Us forward surfjc dcft-atinc Jlnrrark-x 3-1. Arkansas Western Gns look Llchl.vicr'ji M-). nnd* the newly orennlzed Henderson Coffee urouu «pilt 2-2 with MrclOKwcnt "Dairy. Arkansas Wesiprn fJtts no' liot as a Icam Rroup to rnp tnmi honnr.n with 8R4-2.3S2 while Jo Test nf I,-P Gns Co., of SprlnKdalc, exceeded all other individual efforts with her 17G-4SI L-P Gas Co. McdoHwect Dairy ......... ,, Arknnsns Western Gns , ".I · 4$ Tyson'* Feed and Hatchery "..""" -IS Barrack's* Uchlytcr'jf - 4] Pasteurized Milk Co. . ..... m Hcndcrjon Coffee Co. ............ ..30 NWA M*n The SprltiRdnlu Smoke Shop held UK lead in inking HOUR Cuffco Cn.. 3-1. while Cravens and Co., slaved six points hack by defeating Clnrk and Koff Furniture Co. of SprlnRdale, 3-1. Punly Supply jumDcil lo seventh IMI- siUon dcfenthiK Dick Trewhilt. 3-1. and Farmers' Market made a c'ran iweep over 1)111 Hodges Liquors The remaining match found tlio Kincnid' Co. downing Hrekin Can 4-0 Farmers' Market nipt tired Irani aeries w i t h 2.72.1 pins nnd Purdv Supply Co. blasted high single nf %0. irirold SUirkH of Hurlniidalc Smoke ihnn took «l llndtvldual honors w i t h . KI! . . S7 . 4n . 4.1 4' 37 M prlngdnle Smoke Shop -ravrns nnd Co Clnrk and Koff F u r n i t u r e The Kincald Co. Hrk Trewhitt *urdy Simply Co ..... long Coffre Co. . . mil llndve* Liquors .. . kln C'm To. crs' Market Rhnrlslnn Dick Ciront'nml rltfM iolclor Dirk Johnson of DukcV Southern C'nnfrrenn! bnsobnll linuiplons n r« iilfio uliir porform- rs on Ihc Uhie Devils 1 bnskotbull qtmtl. Jim Tumor, conch for Iho NP\\ ( f ork Ymikrrs, plnycd for olcht ifforont minor Icnjtue clubs bi*- KnitluiitltiR In Ihc majors In 0.17. Km tip with thf times-- rrirt i Villemain And Hairston Draw In Rugged Bout Dctroit-(/P)-"We was robbed noises spurted from both camp todaj following a crowd-rousln middleweight battle between Rob erl Villemain of France and Eu gene "Silent" Hairston of th Bronx last night. Neither side liked the draw de titiion. But most of the shrieking crowi of 7,859 at Olympla Stndium did n't seem to mind the official calling the 10,-round scrap even. Harcly had two fighter smashed each other so continual! and viciously In a Detroit rint Villemain, weighed 164 an. Hairaton, 1BO. Hairston, a mute, appeared ir charge iii the early rounds, Bu th · bull-like rushes and v/indmil punches of ttic stocky Frcnchmar caught up with him In the fourth But Villemain lacked the blast lo overpower his free-wheeling op ponent. Hmrslon continued lo bor in and trade blows and the crowi loved It, even if there wasn't d knockdown In "the fight. I lleferec Johnny V/cbcr an t Judge Jack Aspery awarded cad fishier so points under the! Mich Igan system of scoring each roum cither 7-3, (i-4 or/5-5. Judge Jo U-iihliiin scored it 51-4U in favo oC Villemain. Low Scores In Prospect For El Paso Open El Paso, Texas-M'J-They star playing for keeps today in the .$10,000 El Paso Open and the fleic never was more wide open f o r a golf tournament. Scores in the OO's have been common. Ca'ry Middlccoff, the Memphis Tenn., dentist-golfer who is one oi the leading money winners, observed: "Anybody can win tills one." The El Paso Country Club course isn't long--it measures just 11.315 yards--but there are some stiff hazards, such as trees lining narrow fairways and greens with bare places in them for lack of m o i s t u r e . Middiccoff ' played around it yesterday in "the pro- amateur and said he quit counting when he had reached 78 strokes. But handsome Cary still is one of the fellows considered likely to succeed. Jimmic Demaret of Ojai, Calif., Jim Fcrrier of San Francisco; Johnny Palmer of Badin, "' C.; Johnny Hevolta of Evans, III., also were among those considered likely to go good on his course. The field is cxcpectcd to rest at 40 even. 'aim Beach Flay Opens Palm Beach, Fla.-(/P)-Dcfcnd- nif champion Polly Riley and ·ncdaiisl Grace Dcmoss each von heir first round matches in the 'aim Beach Women's Tourna- ucnt. Keep np wltb tke IIBU--me hr TImrs d«',lj. · New York - OT - John Kieran said today he would recommend to the Sajary. Stabilization Board that its new order governing baseball pay ceilings be relaxed to meet critical situations. Kieran, former sports columnist, served as a one-man panel at a hearing here yesterday when baseball's legal representatives branded the government's policy as "unworkable." The decree, issued January 17. stipulates that a club's overall payroll budget for 1952 can't exceed that of 1951. It also gives the club the privilege of fixing ' its salary scale on a formula based on any season's payroll between 1946 and 1950, plus ten per cent. in the past, 'the government's salary restrictions dealt with in.- clividuals, limiting players salaries to the highest pay received by a member of the club. "The new order is quite different and some of the clubs were caught off guard and will have to make adjustments," Kieran said after the two-hour hearing. "I am sympathetic with baseball's problems. I'll,, recommend special cases be taken care of." Louis F. Carroll,' attorney for the National League, said the latter order worked a hardship on such dubs as the Brooklyn Dodgers, who had about two-thirds of their players signed-when the formula was announced, and tile St. Louis Browns, who would like to Walcott's Next Opponent Still Undetermined Miami, Fla.-(/P)-The great dc' bate between promoter Jim Norris | and Jersey Joe Walcott's maanager continues today with the date, site arid opponent of-the heavyweight champ's next light still indefinite!. Norris, president of the International Easing Club which holds exclusive rights to Jersey Joe's services, reported progress last night after a fourth, session with Felix Bocchicchio, Walcott's man- certainly no further rebuild by signing salaried players. more high- Basketball Scores (By The Associated Press) Duqucsnc 64, Niagara 49 Seton Hall (iO, Fordham 41 West Virginia 80, North Carolina 65 Columbia 05, Brown 75 Pennsylvania 82, Harvard 48 Army 56, Swarfhmorc 46 Pcnn State GO, Rutgers 52 Villanova 68, Delaware Bl Kentucky 81, Mississippi 61 Georgia 72, Georgia Tech 04 Mississippi State 72, Florida 58 Navy 54, Pitt 44 George Washington 73,' The Citadel 64 / Texas Christian 5Z Texas A. and M. 41 California 72, Hawaii 48 Fights Last Nioht -Eugene "Silent" Hajr- Ij/ 'ilir. A«M Detroit- ton, 100, New York, and Robert Villemain, 164, France, drew 10. Pueblo, Colo.--Corky Gonzalcs, 128, Denver, outpointed Bobby Vhy, 120, Los Angeles, 10. Bellingham,' Wash.--Ray Aguiar, 181,, Los Angiles, outpointed Billy Critter, 185, Vancouver, 10. Tribe Signs Reiser ' Clcvcland-OT-Formcr National iCague batting champion, Pete .eiser, was signed by the Clcve- ind Indians as a free agent. New parking grounds at Gulf- .rcam l?ark race track will pro- ide room for 1,500 additional ars, thus raising the over-all ca- actty to 6,500. Jack Howcll, guard on the Uni- ersity of Arizona basketball nam, sank 44.6 per cent of his eld goal attempts last season for a new .school record. ager. "We're . apart," sa'id Norris. "I think we have reached some m u t u a l grounds in our negotiations. "As far as I'm concerned a Walcott-Ezzard Charles match is the only possibility. And the Charles people feel the same way. After all we have a contract for a return bout." Bocchicchio wants permission to by-pass Charles and fight Rocky Marciano, the unbeaten slugger from Brockton, Mass. The Charles camp is holding firm to its demands fod fulfillment of the return bout contract signed last year before Charles was knocked out by Jersey Joe in Pittsburgh. .It was understood Bocchicchio's latest proposition amounted to a $100,000 guarantee to Charles from a proposed Marciano-Walcott gate. If Charles would agree to step aside, Bocchicchio's plan also would assure Charles of a 30-30 percentage split with the winner in June. However, Charles isn't buying, according to Norris. Wildcat Offense Rumbling Along At Record Pace New York-(/P)-If Kentucky, the nation's No. J college basketball team, continues its present scoring pace, the Wildcats will set a per game scoring record. The present mark is 82.5 set by Rhode Island State in 1047. Kentucky is going along at the rate of 83.5 points-pcr-game through las Saturday, according to statistic released today by the Nationa Collegiate Athletic Bureau. Even if the Wildcats don't brea Rhode Island State's standard they are practically assured of be coming the only other major tean in history to maintain an 80-point pcr-gamc record over an entir season. The Rhodics tunic* the tricV Lhrce times, but the next best i the 77 per game set by Cincinnat in 1950-51. A good indication of the way basketball has opened up this yea: can be scon by the points-pcr-gami records of the teams trailing Ken lucky. Duke is second with 79.£ and Holy Cross third with 78.8. Dcfensisve figures show Okla homa A. and M. ruling the roos. with a low average'yield of 44.5 points-per-gamc, followed closely by Oklahoma City with 45.9. During the '51 season, four National Leaguers took part in all their team's games--Gil Hodges, Carl Furillo, Earl Torgeson anc Richie Ashburn. Jfortljwwi *«*«»«· WMH.- j SPORTS /6 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TJMES, Fayttttvill., Arkanwu, Thuriday, February 7, 1952 SPORTS ROUNDUP Writer Recalls When U.S. Took But One Winter Olppic Event By GAYLE TALBOT New York-(^P)-A veteran of thi 1036 winter Olympics at Garmisch Partenkirchen reads with som astonishment that America's frost bite athletes, particularly its worn en skiiers, are expected to win a lot of medals in the approaching winter games at Oslo, Norway. Something must have happenec in the past 1C years that nobody Lold us about, because it wouk have called for a saliva test if any of this nation's skiiers or skaters or distance jumpers had come up with a first place in what the Nazi's insisted upon calling "Oui Olympics." The best we had were a couple of fair gal figure skaters. The res' were along strictly for tiie ride and the picture postcard scenery Of the 277 players who participated in National League games in J95I' 231 took part in 10 01 ' more games. ALL --£r every drop! Extra Smooth! * Extra Satisfying! The only thing that kept our '30 team from being the most futile group ever gathered under the starry banner was the presence in Germany of a set of large, gusty individuals from up around Lake Placid who wrestled pet bears for exercise back home. They were Uncle Sam's bobsledders and they were trained to razor edge on steak, rich pastries and wildcat milk. They were, in every respect, a splendid body of men. They hadn't been out of the woods long and they might have been n trifle unpredictable under certain circumstances, but they could ride those big sleds down the mountain with any blamed Europeans ever born. The will to win flamed hotly in their broad chests and they trained and practiced with an admirable intensity. · As it hapened, this devotion to duty gained for this reporter what he likes to think was the finest scoop of a rather lengthy career. The groundwork was laid, during a training season' with Ivan Brown, who steered one of the American two-man sleds, and Bob Washbond, the cheerful fatalist who rode with him. "Do yon want a real story?" demanded Brown during a break in the training routine. "I mean something worth sending home-not stuff like you've been sending about these skaters. None of them t worth a damn." -We assured him such an item would be more than welcome. "Well," said Ivan, "you tell 'em that Bob and me are going to win the only gold medal for America in these whoLi Olympics. I guarantee we'll make it stand up for you." Cautiously, so as to offer no oossible affront, Ivan was asked how he could be so positive about "I'll tell you that, too," he replied. "It's 'because Bob, here, hai the broadest hips of any .bobber in the world. When he bobs, that sled of ours jumps obout.20 feet. All I've got to do is hold her on the track." Washbond only smiled modestly, but a casual examination, of his qualifications disclosed that Brown probably was dead right in at least one respect. That .was good enough for me. Within a matter of hours the wires were humming with the tremendous news that Brown and Washbond were going to save the U.S. from a shutout. Well, there was a certain amount of worrying done within the next week or so. Ivan was asked a number of times if he still was dead sure about winning and he always said "you just forget about it--you're in." Even so, there was a slight uneasiness right up to the moment they called out the final times. Ivan and Bob won it, of course, and that was the only thing the Americans did win. You can look it up. Not white, not wheat, not rye, but a flavor blend of all. three-Junge's Roman Meal Bread. 11-19-tf Keep ip wttk Ike One*--rarf the Times dmilj. 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