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Gpiforesf, Van Buren Are Upset Vicfiins .Fdxetteville Meets' ·'Harrison Tonight In Semi-Final Tilt By ALLAN GILBERT, JR. Two upsets, a near miss and an easy, victory marked the quarterfinal games in the District- One Class A Basketball Tournament tt Harrison yesterday. Van Buren fell to a la.te Rogers rally, 41-M, , In an overtime; Alma topped a Green Forest team that had had title aspirations, 45-41; Harrison (kidded past Sprinfcdale by Ihe narrowest of margins, 44-42; and Fayetteviile trimmed Bentonville 53-28. , Those results set, Ihe stage-for tonight's all-important semi-final tilts. Winners of tonight's games still have to play for the Districl tille, bul both automatically qualify for a trip to the state tournament here next week, and that is the big prize, of the district, tournament. In tonight's games Alma meets Rogers- at 7:30 and Fayelteville meets Harrison at 8:45. · " The Rogers-Van Buren and Harrison-Sprihgdale games were immense crowd-pleasers as in each game the underdog fought back wilh greal last quarter' rallies. Rogers managed to Jpset its opponent, second-seeded Van Buren, but Springdale's surge fell one basket short. Fayetteviile had an easy time in its game with Benlonville, as was expected. The Tigers played · zone defense throughout the game and the Bulldogs were content to take their shots from outside, building an early lead and never allowing the TigSrsx lo threaten. Reserves played much of the final.quarter. Ray Barnes with J2, and Russ McConneU with 11, led the Fay- etteviile attack. Melvin Rising . was high for the Tigers with 10. Bentonville In District Tourney HIGHER A HALL By Akin Mavw FLORIDA NO fj'.C.A JUMP CHAMP/OH. rams Men nut JUMPS us Mi wser PLEHry or MAM oVe* THE A 90UP6-Z, I9O; YfHOf POUf 6-9/ '·rvr\i/it, ins fvv/ fflt-t. SSAtOftHe ftVC/AU'Zff /H RenpNlHO PUNTS ' vp KICKOFFS FOR THE SATOP Atfritat* ky Ktejr rtmtmnt . First game on yesterday's schedule was probably the day's : top hair-raiser. 'Van Buren's highly favored Pointers got off to. a mis-" erable start, trailing 4-11 at the end of the first quarter But with, Breeden getting six points in the; iecond quarter the Pointers moved- ·head, 19-17, at the half. In the third quarter Van Buren' man- ·ged » 32-38 edge, and early in the last period got loose for a five-point-edge at 37-32. Then Rogers, sparked by 'its big center Guy Cable, began cutting the edge as:Van Buren players were · unable to control the ball. Van Buren also began losing men on fouls, cutting its strength. With less than 30 seconds, arid trailing by one point Rogers elected .to take the ball out of bounds, While Sex Pitchers To 6ef Exfri Workouts El _rjentro, Callf.-(J»)-Chicago going for the win father than'* tie. - However, . another foul ' was called on a Pointer player with seven, seconds left and Cable sank the thrjJW to tie the score , and ? send tMe game into overtime Four of the five Van Buren starters fouled out, along with one reserve, as the overtime period got under way.. In the extra three' minute period Rogers took the lead, had the score tied, thin went ahead to win by two. . Alma's game with^Green Forest ·Iso was an excellent one as the Airriales, after trailing for three quarters,, stagedan uphill battle for the victory. Scrapping and fighting all over the court paid off for Airedales as they scored , 14 points to Green Forest's five in the final eight minutes. Powell with 21 points, led Alma, but it was Buddy Johnson's eight points in the last period that pulled the game out of the fire.' In the last game of the day Harrison-went about its business of polishing off Springdale in an . _ , . - White Sox pitchers and^rtchert-- all but six, who will be left behind--depart today for their per; mahent spring training bait In Pasadena, Calif. Staying behind for five mo days of special drills in charge coach Lum Harris were-pitche SaUl Rogo'vln, Luis Aloirii, Chiji Stqbbs, R«y, Preston and Lo Kratlow and catcher Bud Sheely Goodwin, t Pittman, g Totals is 3 32 orderly and professional fashion , for three quarters--and then fell almost completely apart. The Goblins led by five at the end ,of the first quarter, six at Ihe half, and-10 at the third period. Springdale outscored Harrison 12 · to four in Ihe last eight minutes ' and had several chances ,to tie' up or win the game'. Dewey Johnson' wilh six points in the last ptriod sparked the rally. The box scores: . Rojcrs FC FT PF TP Hewgley, .7., f 1 1 3 3 Hewgley, T., f __·__ 0 1 3 1 Bloomficld, f 6 0 1 12 Cable, c _.-_ 8 3 2 19 Wolfe, g 2 1 4 5 Lehman, g - 0 1 2 1 Fayetteviile FG FT PF T Parker, f .__.._' 2 3 2 , McConnell, f 4 j j Williams, f 0 1 0 Trammell, f .^ o o o Trumbo, c 3 i 4 Pearson, c 2 0 2 Barnes, g 5 2 3 1 Crudup, g 2 i 4 Head, g .. 2 0 0 Hoskins, g i 0 ·! Totals 21 11 18 5 Bentonville Kumpe, f :_ o 1 5 Dolson, f 3 1 2 Knight; f ·_ 0 0 0 I Rising, c --!_· 4 2 - 8 H Roughton, g o 1 0 While, g 1 0 1 : Knox, g 3 I 1 : Totals 11 e 14 28 Alma Powell, f 10 Cook, f _I~ 5 Thomas, f o Stebel, c :.. 0 Johnson, g 5 Cotrell, g Brooks, g FG FT PF TP Totals 21 3 Green Forcit Winkle, f 2 2 Keller,, f 3 . 3 Hayes, c 3 4 Grim, g .... j ^ Monger, g i 2 Totals 14 13 -11 41 21 45 ' Totals 17 7 15 .41 Van BurTM 'Crawford, f . 2 0 . 5 ^ 4 Abies, f .;_ o 0 5 ' 0 Johnson, f, 0 0 1 0 Hampton, f 0 0 0 0 ·Young,'c 4 0 5 Clegg, c 2 0 5 Breeden, g 4 0 4 Parks, g 7 ' 3 5 ORNAMENTAL IRON WORKS CAGLI WILDIN* CO. Wrought or Can Iron Ralllnc and Column! Wroughi Iron Furniture Anylfilng For The Home Free Estimates iMITH Kil Tnrun Harrison Barnett, f 6 McCoy, f 4 Ezell, c 2 Stephens, .g _ 1 Moore, g 0 Grisham, g' 2 Holder, g 0 Totals 15 Springdale Shaffer,"f 2 Johnson, f g Phillips, f o Berry, c _ 4 Roberts, g ._ ] Jnhniitm, w., g -- - 1 Newman, g _. 4 Reds Hopeful New Pitcher Is "Sleeper Tampa, Fla.-W-Manager Luke On i « a TMinB Hint Vern Stephens, Sewell is hopeful that he may nantlic apped by a torn thigh mils- have a "sleeper" among his new cl! ' last 5CaE "» l liad reported in Cavarretfa's Name On Cook County Payroll But Wos Not A "Phantom" Worker Cub Manager Soys Chicago-(P)-The na ie of Ph Cavaretta, manager of the Ch cagb Cubs baseball team,, ha turned up o.i the Cool. Count payroll-hut .Cavaretta says h was not a "phantoni" employe. Cavaretla was listed on the for l preserve district rc:brds as swimming pool manager fro December 22, 1047. to Fcbruarj 29, 1948, at a salary of $250 a month. At Mesa, Ariz., where the Cub ar« holding spring, training, Cav aret 1 'said yetserday he "worker out, for brief period on .'.salary' but "carried oul my job to the best of .my ability." He said his chlei functio - was "in addre;s YMC clubs and young peoples groups." "I can 'see nothing wrotiL in that," he added. Cavarelta's name was discovered yesterday in an investigation of "phantom" county payrollers whose duties were uncertain. The payroll probe followed the slaying of Ch.-.rles. Gross,. S6j acting Republican committeenu n in .he 31st Ward. Gross vas murdered on February 6 after reportedly ignoring warnings to- drop out of politics. Stephens' Good Health Relieves Bosox Worry Sarasota. Fla.-(/P)-Manager Lou Boudreau today was confident that one .of t h e . Boston fled Sox' 1952 problems had disappeared. On learning trial Vern Stephens ' " . . . . · Gentry Ousts Efkins From BTournament nenlry had Its m U c ' tested last night by a hard-fighting Elkins team that made a gallant bid to retain its District One-West Class -13 title in ihe tournament now in progress at Greenland. Gentry'won, 02-B1, In i close and tnrillinii contest. Goi.try was figure;! to have u slight edge.over the field In this tourney as .the result of regular so:i;on play, and "so its win over Elkins could not be termed an upset. However, Elkins boasted of a fine quintet and was the defending champion, and hence was Ihe popular favorite'In the game. . Larking was 1 high f o r ' t h e winners with 22./I.ogiie made 16 for Elkins. Tfie win moved Gentry i n t o . t h e semi-flnnl round against jravettc, whose quintet dumped F a r r,T 1 n g Ion, 85-47, '"armorten letted -27,points' for th- winners. Williams., was high for Farmlng- .011.' '· '· ·.· ' · . Moving opposite Prairie Grove n the top bracket wtilr West Fork, vllh o 02-49 victory over Mul- erry. Tonight's games match Pmlrle Jrovc and West Fork at 7:45, and Sentry vs. Grave'Uc,' at 9 p.m The finals will 'be held at :m., Saturday. Burke leading In Baton Rouge Open With tt B a t o n R o u g f , La..(fl').Jack nurke, a quiet Toxnn who silences .opponents with snapshooting Iron 'hols, holds a one ilroke lead In Ihe $10,000 Baton Rouge Open Golf Tournament today. The little Texan fired a foUr- undcr-p«r m to maintain' his siz- '.llng pace th»l began Iwo weeks ago in the San Antonio open. The Houston youiiRslcr won the San Anlonlo affair with a 24- undcr-par 280 lo set a new PGA record 72 holes. Last week he shot in 11-under-par 277 to win, the Houston open, Another Tcxsn, amateur Bert Weaver, a 20-year-old Louisiana state University sophomore from Beaumont, finished second in yesterday's opening round with a two under'par tt. Veteran Cary Mlddlecoff, Memphis, Tenn., dentist, was tied for third with Joe Brown, DCS Moin'cs Iowa. They posted 70's, The 72-hole tournament will end with Sunday's final 18 holes. KMWWEST ARKANSAS flMB. foyifl.villt, ArkoMM,. Friday, February 29, 1952 TV STAR NOW Yank Clipper Looks Back-Names Five Most Cincinnati Reds pitching berth aspirants in young Joe Nuxhall. Nuxhall is the Hamilton; southpaw who first pitched for the Reds in 1944 when he was only 15 years old. He was to wild.and Inexperienced, however, and he's been in the minors. Last year, he won 1! and lost 22 with Tulsa but his showing was good enough to bring about a return engagement with Cincinnali. top physical shape, Boudreau listed, him as the team's ranking shortstop. Seattle Star Scores 1,000 In One Season Seattle-(/P)-Seattle University's Johnny O'Brien got his thousand points and six to spare Isit night. Needing only 30 'points to hit 1,000 in one season, the Seattle super chief popped in 36 to lead his chieftains to a 79-75 victory iver Portland University. The new total--set in 35 games his season--bettered the former high set by George King of Moris-Harvey College in 1949-50 by 9 points. Gus G Goes To Post In Feature Race M Oaklawn Hot Springs, Ark.-(/P)-S. S. Cline's Gus G., ollcn a "money" horse at Oaklawn Park, today tried again for a v i c t o r y - i n - t h e young ra?lng season Here. Gus G., which finished second lo Repartee in Ihe fourth race opening day, competed against n field of nine other sprinters in Uu G-furlong, '· -- - ' State Junior Meet Reaches Semi-Finals Magnolia, Ark.-(fl')-Forr teams et here tliis morning In the Stale mlor Boys Basketball Tourm- enl to choose the last t'vo com- etitors in the semi-finals. Hprri- 01. played' Ml. Holly, while oncsfcoro look on Melbourne. The other two semi-fi inllsts -- Fnrl Smith and Van Buren--won i their berths last night. Forl Smith defeated Bald Knob 41-26 while Vr.n Buren whipped Pine Bluff 24-22. Forl Smith and Van Buren will moot tonight in the first game of the semi-finals. First round games were completed yeslcrday. The results: ML Holly .46, Norman :16;: Pine Bluff 37, Boone'vllle 36; Jonesboro 35, Conway 33; Melbournt '30, Monticello 18; H a r r i s o n 39, Prinklcy 37. $1,700 Chicago and Air Lines allowance Samford b Oarkhorjc As Giants' Keysfoner Phoenix, Ariz.-(/P)-Rom Sam- ord, the darkhorse in the battle or the second base berth on the lew York Giants, has marie quite n impression on manager Leo urocher. "He has quick hands," Durocher aid. "He smothers the ball and ets it away .fast. You can't hit nything past him, either." -ubs Have Shortstop: Best Since Jurges" Mesa, Ariz.-(/P)-Bill Hardin, rafted from Rochester of the In- rnational League where he atl*d .262, appears to have clnc'i- FG FT PF.TPjed the Chicago Cubs understudy ·-' 14 19 4 Totals .-..18 g ig 42 BOWL FOB HEALTH Jim Benlon Bowling ! inu. Ad« GEORGE KEI.L =., SAYS: "Afl*r a tough Mil iimt. nothing MM IM up u»» a eoK) ihower and · train, clean. nn*«ai ih*v« wUi « CUMY lUzor Made. I twitch** Is Chill.' Menu. Child.' »7|4« rott INI. yei tlv. IM · mwotMf dwrt. CM14C »lHti. till a Donw run for mnotMr DH|«« t»e»» MIMI" IN Km CklMt' nun nn riv i nw*tk« «M KJ!» T · Homo · niipu ·nil m on tnm» GUARANTEE: PuHiftiifMtlen 1A _ ^ or doubt* your money bMi. IUC M«, spot for shorlslop Roy Smallev Manager Phil Cavarretta says that defensively Hardin is the best shortslop Ihe Cubs have had since Bill Jurges. · * . Switch-Hitting Mantle B ds For Regular Spot St. Petersburg, Fla.-W)-Switch- hitter Mlc.key Mantle has the best chance of any New York Yankee outfielder lo play regularly In i Casey Stengel's two-platoon system. Tm naturally a right-handed hitter," said Mantle. "But I'm just as comfortable hilling lefthandcd." NIT Field AlmiMt Full New York-f/n-Western Kentucky, LaSalle, Louisville and New York University accepted bids" to he National Invitation Basketball Tournament leaving only one school to be selected In the 12- i earn event. Southern event. Others in the field 'were Happy West, Trarab, Lancaster, Play At, Ocean, P15y, First Night, Bill Green, Yardtown and Jlminy Cricket. The 'track's first .race for two- yearTOlds ,also was run today. Eighteen maiden colls and geldings mere named for Ihe 3-furlong ..sprint. Aunt .Dora took the leac'. from the start'and led all the way lo win the featured. Mountainaire Hotel Allowance Purse yesterday Lightly regarded, by the bettors, Aunt Dora returned J42.30 lo win. Ten Forty-was second and Wis-' enhelmer, the favorite, finished third. - Time for the six furlongs was l:13.1jver a good track. Doby May Be Indians' Reserve First Sacker Tucson,- Ariz. - UP) - Cleveland manager Al Lopez was tinkering with the notion todiy of ' using ! Larry Doby as a reserve firsl baseman.. ; Harry Simpson spelled Luke i Easier al first last season, hut Lo- : pez thinks maybe he'll restrict Harry to Ihe nulfiold. Doby broke inlo Ihe big leagues as n first baseman and was converted lo Ihe outfield. Moislure-laden winds from Ihe Aleullans area first drop heavy ; rain on Northern California and ' then leave the rcsl as snow in Ihe Sierra Nevada Mounlains. An outsiandlng flavor---Junge'n ' Human Meal Bread. ll-IU-ti' February Sports Card Feb. 26-March t--District One Clam A Basketball Tournament, at Harrison. Garcia Says Tribe Pitchers Will Be Sharper This Year Tueson-(/P)-Big · Mike Garcia, 20-game winner last season, is convinced Cleveland pitchers nre going to have an easier time this season. Hitters nre going to take the pressure off the mound staff. Garcia also thinks American League batsmen who have the Idea Bob Feller. Bob Lemon and Early Wynn will be easier to hit because they are getting old are in for a rude awakening. "Those follows are Just al their peak." he" insisled "They should be just as good this year, or better." Basketball Scores (By The AmMUM Praw) SEC Tourney (first round) Kentucky 80 Georgia -Tech SO I/)Uislana State 77 Miss State 44 Alabama 63 Auburn 40 Vanderbllt «1 Georgia 4!) St. John's Bkn 78 NYU 75 1 La Salle 77 Manhattan 55 Boston University 80 Tuft« (54 Scion Hall 95 .lohn Carroll 71 Tulsa 81 Wichita 53 Oklahoma City «! Crelghlon 48 Clemson 78 Soulh Carolina (14 Ari7xma State Tempe 87 Arizona 59 New Mexico Western 54 St. Michaels NM 45 Montana «3 New Mexico 59 New York-WWoe Dimagglo looked bade over his 13 years In the ririjor leagues today and named five pitchers '.'/he haunted him more t h n n any others. The "blc five" whom the relire' Yankee Clipper acknowledge* he 1 ; happy to be rid of arc Mel linrdci mid Bob Lemon of Cleveland Dizzy Trrul and Arl Hniillemni of Telroil nnd Rills Kinder. Bos Ion Red Sox.. "There '.vcre many olhcrs wh' were tough and Ihey wcmcd I gel loughei f o r ' m e as the year wtnl by,". BIMagsiu snid. "Qu these I'lve fellows caused me thi r.iosl trouble. "J can't explain It. They all hnt · lol of fluff. Th»y |u*l had mj number, I guess." The former ccnlorflrlder of til New York-Yankees sdmhled s.om v r.f Ihe game's outstanding moilnc stnrs \"ere as pleashnt to face as dii'tnnl cousin/. - :' "Boh Feller was nevci us roiyil for me as he was lo some, of the others. The same of Kni New- hoiiser pud Ned Gnrvc'i. Thrac fellows I could.hit alright Uu'. the olhcrs 1 --ugh!" Diy«gRio, Ian as mi nak find down to his lOB-pouml p'aylng weight, came lo town yesterday to put hiii name on another lucrative television contract. On TV Show The latest one Is /or a series of quarter-hour shows lo be known as "Joe DlMnjjRio'j ilii;qut," The show will be aimed lil'-rlem- iisV'ating the fundamentals of bascbnll In the youth of ihe nation. 'loth FJIMagglo and his sponsor, a maron.nl firm, declining to disclose the oxnct contract figure, said the earnings would:.raise. Dlmag- glo'k 1952 pny to more than he made as a hull player. The Clippei, who retired last Decombc' already is under contract to. do commentary before and after Yankee games, lie reportedly received WO.OOO Inst 'year ris''«" player. ' Relaxed' and jovial, DIMaggio Insisted a- a press conference yesterday that he's not "home-sick" lor ihe diamond and plans no' visit ;' Ihe Yanks' St Petersburg camp. "I Ihlnl. Ihe Yankees will 'win thn pcnnnnl again," he said. 1 "They have too many young men'comlnit up. Cicvcli.nd and Detroit-will give them the most trouble and the Red Sox--'.veil, maybe no hitter .than fourth. 1 can't icts IBe \Vhite Sox ; as it con'onder." As for hi.i old centerllcld spot: V.'cll, CJcnp Woodllng is the hesl Uehtai, Jackie Jensen probably hai ,'i llltlc edge on Mlckev Mantle t.-nnll.: has a lot to learn lijui · oulflclding," Fiqhrs Last Niaht · (By The Associated Frew) Boston--Kid Cavllan, 149, Ha. · van,a, outpointed Don. Williams, H7, Worcester, Mass.j 10 ' ftion- lltlc). · .' ./., -. : Akron--Carmen Basilio, 152, Syracuse, oulpointcd Jimmy So.us- ins, 152, Indianapolis, 8, New .York--Nino Vuldei, -JOS, Havana, outpointed Sandy . Me- Pfinrson, 239, New York, 8. Spokane--Harold Dade, 128 Los Angeles, outpointed Bobby Woods, 12fl, Spokano,;10. · . ! . . . . . : . . · : Grand Rapldi,-; MMv-Johnny Summcrlln, 189, Detroit, stopped Vern Escoc, me, Toronto, 4. RACING RESULT^ ...:'. Arcadia, Callf.-OPl-Btue Moon ; .10 won feature at Santa AnlU. ; Mlom!, Fla.--HI Bllle* ItJ.lt , won Sugar Cane Purs* at Hlafea 1 , \ New Orleans--Crystal P»ss |7.tl . j won feature at Fair Grounds. · · OldsmaivFia,--Grace Mac M 10 j won feature at Sunshine Parkv · Hot Sprlrign,' Ark.--Aunt Dor* 42.80 won Mountalnalre Allow- incc Purse at Oaklawn Park.' Button In Big Lett . Parls-i/PJ-DIck Button, Englewood, N. J, virtually clinched hl« Itib, straight world figure skating hamplonshlp while Germany's i Olympic champions, Rla and Paul i "alk won the pain title by beat- ' ng Peter and Karol Kennedy of ·· Seattle.' . . f CO-ED AT 76-Mrs. Virginia Fountain, 7fi-ypar-old grandmother, has entered Wayne University, Detroit, aiming at a college degree "if it doesn't lake too long.".Mrs. Fountain entered the second grade at 53, after her husband died and her .two children were "able to lake care of themselves." The elderly co-ed plans to make Ihe most of her college career. "After all," she sayi, "Il'i Leap Year and I might me«t nice college boy." In 1951 * team of French «pele- ilo|l8ls broke all vtolfl records or vertical descent underground i tllmbtof 1,320 fttt down Into ' ntwly dlscovtrtd cive In the ""yreneei Mountalni, Sclintlitt have dtttrmlntd (hit, eoloilotlly, the North American onllnent extendu f»r cut under the Atlantic. Your Most Important VISITOR ^ Each Day ; · THIS YEAR, perhaps more lhan ever before, your newg- papsr boy will be a very important person in your lifs. Day .qller' any, he will deliver a, package ol history-mating world nev/s, eye-catching news pictures, thought-provoking editorials, sido-splilling comics, entertaining features, and L.oney-saving store offerings. Nothing else will givo you so much exciting news, 19 much valuable Inlormaliqn, or so much reading enjoyment --for «o small a cost--as your daily newspaper! It's th« only place where you can find the complete story ol each day's events--and "read all about'it" at the time you choose, lor at long at you like.. Yei, having this nowipaptr'dellveted to your homt li br to the best way to ketp pace wilh al) the momsfltous hen penlnas thai ar* malting headlines here and tlwwhttt. 9 you're not reading It EVERY day, a' 1 word to our olltM oir your carrier will start Immediate de!lv*ry.' R»m»mbtr, youl ntvtr know ALL that'* happening until yiu s«e your r 1 -"- ntwipape-rl . . , NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES '.,·*'

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