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Arki ansas Plays T.C.U.; Loses To S.M.U., 57-48 Frogs Oppose Porkers Foil To 'Mointo'n Early Pace At Dallas, Arkansas' chances for a..500 season went down the hoop Sfturday riight--S. M. U.'s hoop, t h a t is, 5748.. The' Hogs started out hot and were still ballling for the lead at the end of three quarlers. But the final' 10 minules 'found the Ponies spurting to a.quick lead thai enabled ihem lo slall out Ihe victory--Arkansas' -13th loss in 22 games. v / A n d the Porkers could look forward lo a gloomy prosperl for victory tonight as they prepared to meet the league-leading T. C. U. Horned'Frogs, al Fort Worth. The Frogs have only losl three games this 'season, and one «« to Arkansas. They will be primed to avenge that set-back. Tom "Whiley" Holm,.inly a 6-3 center, sparked the Mustangs lo Iheir 'win over the Hoas. Normally a .feeder ralher than a scorer from his post-position, Holm found he. could get himself open and scored on eight field goals and two free throws for 18 points to top both teams. The Porkers led by nine-points at one stage ol the game and were on top 19-12 al the end of the first quarter. The-Ponies went into a stall early in the .ast quarter, holding Arkansas to but three points in.the period, while picking u,i several easy baskets on the way. . Arkansas finishes its season, the worst in history, Saturday, March 1. against Texas, here. -. The box score: Arkansas, FG FT PF Walkei f 0 0 0 Adams, f 2 1 Eriiith, f . 4 0 l^mbert, f 2 . 4 Elkins, f _* 2 0 Sailer, f 0 I Kearns, c 4 . 0 Ehaw, c -0 1 Sagely, g 3 2 Lewis, g 2 3 '"p'als _ -19 10 SMli Bryant, f -.4 Kastman, f 1 Kendall, c 1 Holm, c 8 Wheeler, g 3 rViley, g 4 Hyynes, g 0 T opp. g 0 Freeman, g 2 Tolals '23 -- r - - - -- -- _. , __ __ . . . / " . ' . - ," ' - ·'· Class B Journey Opens At Greenland Three games tonight open District One-West Cliss B Basketball Tournament at-the new Wilson Gymnasium at Greenland. The tournament is due to last throughout the week with the final tilt slated for Saturday. Glnce District One is divided into two parts only the winner vi each half qualifies lor the stale tournament. Therefore the final game of the tournament . assumes added importance. Where there is only one tourney in the district the! both finalists become eligible for still* tournament competition. The winner of the Greenland affair is matched against the runner-up in District Four, which will probably be eitlier Hartman, Coal Hill, Norman, County Line, Plainview-Iiover, or Belleville. The state Class B. tourney will be held at Prescotl, March S-8. Tonight's games see two of the stronger teams in action. Prairie Grove, which ranks along with Elkins, Mulberry and Gentry, as a leading contender, plays the opener against St. Paul, at 6:30 p. m. Mountainburg meets Deca- lur In the second game, at 7:45, and West Fork, with a dark-horse rating, tangles will) Cedarvllle, whose relative strength is unknown. The winner; of the first two games meet Wednesday in a quarter-final t i l l . Tomorrow night's contests include: Winslow vs. Gentry, 6:30; Farmington vs. S u l p h u r Springs, at 7:45; nnd Elkins vs. Lincoln, at .9 o'clock. All tournament games are at night. Gentry r.iiiks as a slight favorite over the Washington County duo o f ' E l k i n s nnd Prairie Ornve and the Crawford County quintet of Mulberry. Mulberry is the tournament 1 ,t number one dark-horse due to fact that so little Is known of the team beyond the fact ( h a t It has had a good season record. Gentry's high ranking is based at I on its t r t u m p n In the recent SprinRdalc Invitational Basketball Tournament, a n ' a f f a i r that included most of the Class B teams in this area. State Class A Tourney Picture Odklawn Racing Season Greeted By Bad Weather Inaugural Handicap Features Opening Day Program Hot Springs, Ark.-yP)-Horse racing returned to Arkansas today. But a chilly, damp greeting was in store for the opening of the "0-day annual race meel.at Oak- iaivn Park here. A $2,500 Inaugural Handicap, featuring some of- the four-year- oU' thoroughbreds at Oaklawn, ushered in Ihe opening day's event. Going ti the post in the 6-fur- !on£ event were such notables as Ruhe, the 1951 Arkansas Derby winner a n d . third in last year's Kentucky Derby, liuhe was paired wilh Futura- matic, another top 4-year-old from the stables of Mrs. Emil Denemark of Chicago. | Track officials are hopeful thai ·J | belling at Oaklawn Park Ihis year ? | will lop'lhe 1951 parimutuel h a n - ·J i d!e of 511,001,556. A total of $340,- ° I 092 went through the parimutuels J | on opening day last year, d A total of 5416,000 in purses and 8 j s;j|:es has'been offered by Oak- 1 irr'celirTM^ sU S8u P riOO i ino!-e J ?a^'l Two ' at Searcy ' opcns Thurad ay: D ' 5tric t Three, al Joncsboro, opens Thursday;"District Four, at Rus- 8 i year's poif * ' j "'M' 1 V pel if. Thursday; District Flve, H t Conway, opens Thursday; District Six, at Brlnkloy. opens Arkansas' Class A and Big Six teams see action this week in district tournaments which will q u a l i f y 8 teams for the state tournament in Fayetleville next week. The size, location and tournament site of each district is shown on the above map. Here Is a list of dates for the opening of the individual tests. The finals in all tournaments will be held Saturday. District One, at Harrison, opens Tuesday; District 48 : meet will be $1,500--$300 above that of last season. More than 100 riders have registered at Oaklawn fcr the meeting. Among those are former national champion Job Dean Jessop, Don Wagner, Willie Carstens and Johnny Mack Brooks. The top apprentice rider is An thony ludica of Boston, who booted, in 60 winners at two meetings this y*ar. i he meeting . will be climaxed March 29 by the -16th running of the $10,000 added Arkansas Derby. This, is a mile and a furlong event for 3-year-olds and from this race generally emerges one or more strong contenders for the Ken- lucky Derby. _ , . . . , , ,, , , , , i T o p Utrby prospects quartered Greenland tonight. But the east- | at 0 ^,,, n f hispye .? r are ? he Dene - m i n i m u m nnn. (nr ih. IQR9 j Wednesday; District Seven, cnst half at Hampton, west half at Texarkana, both open Thursday; District minimum purse for tht 1952 E , ght| gt McGehM| 0 ^ m Thursda} .. Bi([ SiX| ., Liule nock| opens Thu ,. sdav . 0 2 0 0 4 11 Valley Springs Wins B Title In One-East The District One-West Class B j tournament f o - boys opens al i ern half of the a f f a i r is already over. Valley Springs, highly favored in its section, and defending state champion.for two years running, retained its District One crown Saturday by edging Alpena, 26-22. ' The Valley Springs team, r a t e d } one of the best ii the state, turned back Snowball,.39-18, in a semifinal game. The tournament was 1 held at Yellville, .' I Von Buren Jurvors Take District One-West Title The Van Buren junior boys won the right to attend the state basketball tournament o p e n i n g Wednesday at Magnolia, by humbling their neighbors from Alma, "9-15, in the finals of the District One-West tournament -t Rogers. The finals was played Saturday night. marl; Stable's Red Curtice; Bennie Creech's Fine Fiddel and Reynold Brothers' Mcstiza. A heavy rain Sunday and early today slowed down the running time for today's races. Bowling Farvtttvillt Btiti F»rt Smith Tor the first lime in the three inter- ci v matches the Fayettevill* ladies defeated Fort Smith. Pasteurized Milk rieOnterl its Fort fim.lh opponents 3-1 in Jo Test led the way with I6R-474. The other match found Holsum Bread or Faycttcvilie defeating Holsum Bread of Fort Smith 3-1. Rheti Penct led the ncal kcgicrs with 167-448. Cards Have Best Chance At Flag Since '46, Says Stan St. Petersburg, Fla.-W 1 )- S t a n , "t feel great, right in my prime," Musial, the highest paid player he said. "I'm just turned 31 nnd '- baseball at $80,000 " · ' - . - ' ORNAMENTAL IHON WORKS CACLE WILDING CO. Wrought or Cast Iron Railing nnd Column! Wroughl - iron Furniture Anylhinc For The Homa Free Estimates FOKT SMITH MMIK KM · 1411 T.wim Ciiv Singles Tourney BUI Gratte lean* me pack In posting 1.137 pins for Ihc first series of five eames. completed lust week. Pat FalUr. a University student holds down lec- und position with 1.IM pins, while G R. Hale is third with 1,110 pins. Jon t.arry Starr, high school student, is r i u r t h w ( t h 1.0S2. ,, '''wo weekends are used in rumrlng off this annul] IS-zame singles tourney Seme bowlers have already rolled 10 games. Milam Creighton tonk his shot at all. 15 Eames this weekend, and set a Rood m*rk for the balance of entries to shoot at--3 077 Dins. Last season Cy Carney, J r , won lhi« even- with a 3.108 total. 'The first network lelccasl of a U.S. presidential inauguiTition took place January 20, 1949, when President Truman took office. at $80,000 a year, thinks the St. Louis Cards have their best pennant chance since 1948. "A lot depends on our young pitchers," he said. "You know about Vinegar Bend Mizell. Everybody raved about him last spring, ff he doesn't go into service, he ought to help us. "We're hoping Joe Presko and Cloyd Boyer have shaken off their arm trouble to take a regular turn with Gerry Staley and Cliff Chambers. "The way l.look at it, we didn't have Billy Johnson nnd Wally Westlake at the start last season. Still I thought we did pretty good finishing third." Musial is confident E d d i e Slanky, his new manager, will ielp the club not only as manager jut player. "I imagine Eddie will be play- ng," he said. "All that talk about where Red Schoendienst will play ias'been good for the fans. Keeps hem talking about the Cardinals. 3ut those problems that seem so )ig have a way of working.them- selves out." Musial prefers Ihe outfield to first base but will play any place Stanky tells him. ·" Musial thinks Brooklyn will be hurt badly by the loss of Don Newcombe. He also h a s . an idea they may be haunted by that ninth inning of the final playoff game with the New York Giants. He rates the Giants rough with their fine pitching slaff but definitely hurt by losing Stanky. "If the Phillies get t h a t Curt Simmons back," he said. "They can be real tough. I don't think 1 ever saw a pitcher with more stuff than Simmons." How about Musial? figure I have at least five good productive years ahead." February Sports Card Feb. 15 -- Ratorbacks v». T.C.U., at Fort Worth. Feb. 25-Mar. 1 -- D i s t r i c t One-West Class B Boys Basketball Tournament, at Greenland. Feb. 26-Mareh 1--District One Class A Basketball Tournament, at Harrison. Savltt Indoor Net Champ New York-OT-Dick Savltt de- j Rock"~West s'idiC fa'ii'cd''to"sur feated defending Utlehoidcr Billy the rlistricl eliminations Ihro Talbert, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, lo win Ihc " " Men's Nalional Indoor T e n n is Championship, and Mrs. Nancy ! Chaffec Kiner beat Mrs. Pat Cati- nlnjt Todd, 6-1, li-0, to retain her women's title. . I Slate Junior High Cage Meet Opens In Magnolia Feb. 27 .Magnolia, Ark.-(/PJ-The first of Arkansas' 1952 slate high school basketball tournaments--the one for juniors--opens here Wednesday. In the succeeding weeks, the Class A and Class B senior boys' nnd the senior girls' championships will be decided on other courts In Ihe slate. Pairings for the first round of the junior title scramble arc: Delight vs. Forl Smith, Reclor vs. Bald Knob, Van Buren vs. Forrest Cily, Bauxite vs. Pine Bluff, Joncsboro vs. Conway, Melbourne vs. Monlicello, Norman vs. Ml. Holly and Harrison vs. Brlnkley. The defending champion, Little survive through which teams qualified for the state mcel. Wilt Breaks Record New York-OT-Frcd Will broke Greg Rice's American incfoo; mile record in 8:50.7 at AIRS To Air Game-Of-Day New Y o r k - ( / I ' ) - T h e M u t u a l Broadcasting System announced it had signed contracts covering ''game of the day" broadcasts rights with nine major league two- l -laseball clubs. IC4A i games, bctlering Ihe nine-year-old | Negro In Texas League mark of 8:51 and Don Geh w s upset in Ihe special 800 by Reggie Pearman. Goddloe Takes Trophy SI. Augustine. Fla.-(/t'j-William ·'Dynamite" Goodloc defeated George E Fisvher. 10 and 9, in the finals of the Tournament of Golf Club Champions. An outstanding flavor--Junge's Roman Meal Bread. 11-19-ti Dallas-WHl a y N»il second baseman, bernme the first Negro lo be .iiimed to a Texas League contract when he inked a 1.1)52 pacl witn the- Dallas Eagles. Israel plans lo revive Ihe once- flourishing trade in potash ex- Irncled from the walcrs of the Dead Sea. , Oslo, Norway, Is a modern city because' it wns leveled by several disastrous fires in Ihc Middle Ages. U.S. Grabs Second As Winter Olympics End Oslo-Wj-The city of O s l o wrapped up the 1952 Winter Olympic Games today but there was a lot of trouble getting the final knot tied. The United States played Canada to a furious 3-3 draw and picked up second place to the Canadian's championship in the hockey tournament Isst niRht for runner- up honors lo Norway in Ihc final standings for the 10 days of competition. Ihcir third-place lie ;il Jordal | The host Norwegians, far and Stadium only Iwo hours before Ihc | away the blRgcsl poinl scorers, closing rercirmnics were scheduled | won their cuslor.iary firsl and sec- 10 start. i ond places In the ski jumping yes- Don't Want To Play tcrday before 1SO.OOO onlookers-To lop it off the Czechs don't ] the largest crrtwd ever to sec a want to play They claim since | winter Olympic event, they 1 :at the Swedes, 4-0. last Am Finn Borcmann beat oul nlghl the came is unnecessary. | Norwegian Champion Thprhjorn The International Ice Hockey Fcdci '.on said It was necessary under n brand new rule passed | last w -. The rule require* plny- Kalkanser f v first place and two more of thoir counlrymen placed 'n lhi first Ix That Rave Norway 1!H4 point.: and a grn--' lotal of STITZIl.WIUII IISTIUIIT, 1ST. lOUISVIUI, IINTVCRT 1l4f ICINTUCKY ITIAIONI IOUUON WHISKIY · H PROOF The hockey game was supposed i offs when two teams are tied for 1251$ to have been the final competition . one of the first three places in the i Th- United Stales was an easy I in the games, which drew a rec-.Europe,TM, world nnd Olympics | ... :ond in tin- points department, I ord entry of 1,171! athletes from Championships. The p r e s e n I I'ollnwrd hy Finland with 72 a n d 1 30 nations. j loiirnnment counts for both the ' Austria wlih fin 1 Today was reserved for the for- ; world and European lilies. ! Um-1 c Sam's ,«ons and daughters I A goal hy Jimmy Sedln nf St. won four f i r l - p l a r c gold mrclali ' Paul, Minn., w i t h If: t h a n Ihrce . ind produced Iheir first double ininulM lo play saved the Amcrl- j *kl winners--Andrea Mead Law- cans from being involved In Ihf rcncc, victorious In ihe women 1 , rhubarb. The draw gave them one slalom »nd giant slalom, point. '.hat mennl silver medals and raised i;.c Unilcd States f i n a l ov«.-«11 point tot;] to 86^--their mnl closing and tht awarding nt the medals under the floodlights in Blslett Stadium. But the organizing commute* found llsclf with two hockty gamei to be played. They affect third fourth and sixth placti In the tournamtnt ittndinii, tacklti Norway in (hi i mornlnf and cm tak« sixth place by winning. Czechoslovakia and 1 Sweden were ord«r«d to play off but for my winter Olympics In E'..:opc. Ntrwtfliiu Win The other Ar,.erictn winner? were Ken Henry of Chicago In \\a SOO-mt'cr xpeed ukatlnf and DIcV Button of Englawood, H, J,, In thi men' fl|tir« skalhiK. Button w«- the only 19«'Olympic champion lo repeal, Five olheri fried. i Finding Teams For Tourneys No Easy Chore St. Louis Accepts Bids To Play In Both NCAA And NIT New York-(/P)-C'ommltlccs as- signcd the task of selecting teams for the National Collegiate nnd National Ini'itnlion Basketball Tournaments will have lo do some scouring around to find quintets worthy of. the post-season compe- II on. SPORTS Cj^v«.tv, IORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMfS, Fov.lltvill., Arka Monday, Ftbruary 25, 1952 PORKERS IN CELLAR T.C.U. Can Take Clear Title To , SWC Cage Crown By Nipping Hogs ~, . , _ , , , ,, , Dallas-W'l-Tens Christian to all The NCAA tournament calls for , el to w , n i he Soutnwcsl Cpnfcr- 1(1 teams. Ten of these will ' v into the competition automatical!; as winners of their conferences The other six teams will be sc lected at large. The NIT, opiming March 8 n MacJison Square Garden, calls fo 2 teams. Seven have been picked They arc St. John's of Urooklyi St. Bni)avcnture, Dayton, St. Louis Scton Hall, Holy Cross nnd Ou quesnr. St. I.ouis, champion of the Missouri Valley, already hns q u l n l f l e t for the NCAA and will try for riouhle--a feat accomplished onl by City College of New York, h 11)50. Kentucky, perennial title holders in the Southeastern Conference, also hns qualified for the NCAA. 'But both of the NCAA and NIT committees face problems iti flnd- ng other worthy'teams. The NIT las such possibilities as Westerr Kentucky (23-4), winner of the Ohio Valley Conference over the weekend; LnSnlle (18-5), beaten by Georgetown lost Saturday; 'cnn State ( 1 7 - 4 ) , which dropped decisions to Pcnn, Colgate nnd Syracuse In one week; Villanov'H 1(1-7), sole conqueror of Du- ucsne; New York University 16-4); West Virginia (21-2), Southern Conference lender, : ibly Lawrence Tech (22-2), which competed last year, anri Seattle 127-7),'with a spectacular scorer n J o h n n y O'Brien. The NCAA also may draw from he same field for Its six" large earns--four from ' the East and wo from the West. West Virginia nnd red-hot Duke nay not be available for the NIT since the Southern Conference ourney at Ralol^h ends the dny he tournament starts. lurke Plays Safe In Winning First Money At Houston Houston, Toxas-(/P)-All Jack Jurke Jr., needed was to play it fe lo win the $10,000 Houston Open Golf Tournament--nnd he Id. The 29-year-old son of nn nld- me Houston golf professional csterday turned in an even par 2 for a 72-holc total of 277 and 2,000 first money. It was his scc- nd victory in two weeks. His first the Texas Open at San An- onlo. Amateur Frank-Stranahan came n second on the Scoreboard with 71 that gnvn him a 283 total. Three pros tied for 'second mney at 285--Earl Stewart Jr., 'alias; Ed Oliver, Lemont, · 111., nd John Barnum, Grand Rapids, rtlch. A stroke behind was Fred laas Jr. of New Orleans. ' Burke had turned in rounds of 9-67--69 for a five-stroke lead t the start of the final IB holes, c cnme grinning through a rowd of some 7,500 that ringed he final green and sank a 12-foot ult for a birdie that brought him vcn with par. f° I encc basketball chnmplons l 'lp to- More than 250,000 refugees have ound sanctuary In Britain since ic beginning of World War II. 'Miss Photoflash' IUTH M»H, II. chOMn "HIM Ptntofluh of 1*51" by tht Oil- ct(* Pmi PholofMphira' two- elation, fit* tht fttl of · ctmtri IM Mr ntw rail. Iht low DM Uii Hint (· compile In national "Him Phatofluh" eontnt wnleh mmii Uttr Uili ytar. Il iii«ht. And If not tonight t' en Saturday. It would nppcnr ' that the Horned Frog's chnnce^ »rc about .O per rent. TCU. IpattiilK by two jjfuror, nhiys A r k a n s a s tonight at FJirt Worth. You cai. hcl your nocks the Kro^.n won't tnke thts one rr.sy. Arknnsns Is the fully conference tc.im nl^lc lo bent TCU i Ihls season. | I t wns Kehrunry 't that the i R»7.nrback.i edged the Frogs Sfl-.H for the upset of the campaign. I The Frogs clinched fit lensl n tic for the t i t l e hist week 1 y strapping Texas A. ;md M. 58-44 nnd Bnylor 56-4B. Now t h e v ' f n lose tonight und to SMU .it Dallas Saturday night nnd still nhnrc the crown, Ark'ansas fell into the cellnr last week when the Ra^orbucUs look 44-.il) liclting from Baylor and 57-4B defent from Southcrii Hethodisl. Baylor pushed out il ast place Avhile Hice surged '. ^ ourlh hv sniping Soulln r.i Methodist 73-57. Texas kopt its hopes IxHllnk by rlmminir Texns A, .nnd M. 38-34. The Longhonis, with n 7-3 record, ou'.d tie TCU for the title should he Frogs lose their two rernaln- ng games--thai Is If Texas \v its Dice nt Austin tomorrow night nd Arkansas al Kayettevllle Sat- irday night. Daylor and Southern -Methodist ilay nt Waco tonight -virile Tex:i L iind M. meets Oklahoma v'ity University nt College Stnlloi: tomorrow night, then winds up the eason with Rico at Houston Snt- trdny night. George McLcod of Tcxns Chris- nn nppcnrs to have the season coring title In the bag. He has oiled up 370 points. Walt Davis f A. and M. Is second with 328. Dnvls lends in conference Bcor- ng with 168 points. McLcod Is second with 184. The lUndlnft: TIAM W TCU 9 Texa* ....7 !JMU 5 Hlcfl . . 4 -'*X-J AM .. 4 Biu-lor 4 3 W i. I 1 S I 7 7 7 .100 lit .500 4H- .100 IB Mi IM i ·TO 00'-..: · ALL OAMIf TCI.' 19 3 JW3 ll« II TBKM 13 7 .682 1ZM 1! SMI/ 10 II .478 IM, I it:TM .. .. 9 13 M iiu i; ·Trxns rf-.fltM . T 13 .318 »3 II Mjylor ....i U .J17 111] i: ArknntAH .9 13 .405 J9*0 1 Crallon RecommenM For Coaching Post Al Slate Teachers (ollep Conway, Ark.-W)-Former. University of Arkansas jrldder Jim Crnfton has been recommended for the head football co»chlni' : j»b j at Arkansas State Teiehtri'. Col- : legc. , : i- ' 'U Crnfton, high school coidi at Harrison for. the. past thm yotri, apparently hns the edge to »uct*td Howard R. Montgomery, whtirc- duned as head ASTC coach Mrller this year. . ji Dr. Noten M. Irby, prwidtit of ASTC; said Saturday, nt w«ul.d : ask the board of truiten U name Crafton to the post March I. ' Crafton was center on Arkawat' Cotton Bowl football team ol'1t47 and Hi Dixie Bowl team of iftt. Siloom Springs Topil One-West Girls Field: Slloam Springs, * "Chidtrrtla" tenm as far as District On«-1f«st i« concerned, won it« way into-th* -. state tournament for (Irli by llt* ping Van Buren, 39-S8, in /\th* finals of the district playott.rTK* , tournament was held at SlwiM Springs. '.':'. The Panther girls tripped AWm, the favored team, in a Hmi-ifeai . contest, 45-41. The statt tourney · will be held at Newport, Mirth Ladv! You'll Be QUEEN FOR A DAY on FEBRUARY 29th *$400 in prizes lo be given away in "treasure hunl" *$50 bond to be awarded in bean-guessing contest! * Bargains galore in every store! JUST REGISTER AT THE CHAMKR Of COMMERCE OFFICE ON FEBRUARY 29 You'll Find Prim Listed in Hw Ads in Tlwrsdii's NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES

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