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' ' -j? State High School Cage Tournament Opens At University D'lLJ * f A · ' . . -- : : , '. ,_.;__ · . · ··- -'- :'?· : DllflUtJUj jCI ^ . . I . ^* f «· · · i _ ij^ii. A · j mmMwMi^^*,TM*.,,,^^^..:..-. ;^: · -;1 · Team' two teams meet to decide winner, basketball will be Five Garnet Slated On Opening Day; . Good Crowds Seen Emerson and Clinton opened the annual high school state basketball tournament at the University Field-' House this afternoon, the game starting at 1 o'clock. From the starting gong on through the windup of the tourney . Saturday night when the the order of the day in Fayetteville. The city and the University, are . playing host to 180 players' from high schools over the state, and to hundreds of fans which are following their, teams. « The Fayetlevillc Bulldogs, in fine. Tfihapc · physically and looking forward to -a great game, followed Clinton and Emerson on thG floor, this afternoon. The Fayetteville team was booked to meet the strong Lavaca quintet starting at 2:30 this afternoon. Lavaca averages over six feet a a team, while Fayclteville Is con sider'ably shorter. But the Bull' dogs don't; give anybody anything where speed is concerned, ant Coach. Glenn Stokenberry . said this 'morning that his boys are a: ready as he can get them. "l'v done . a l l I , can do," he said "We.'re - ready .to go." Tfie third game this afternoot was to start at 4 o'clock between Rogers, which beat Fayetteville al Harrison last week, and Greenwood of Sebastian.County. Two games are on. tap lor tonight, :Pine/Bluff laking on Forrest' City, and Bay playing Newport.- ; ' - . ' : . . Biff?hogers Crowd' Rogers was. to bring a carava to town . this' afternoon, with big ; crowd accompanying the Mountaineers. School will be "out" at Rogers Ibr the occasion Students.wilh "passes" from their parents will be dismissed at Fayetteville High in time to get/to 'the .Field ;H60se by 2:30 ..for the Fa.vetleville game. Players . of the various towns entered in the -tourney will stay al fraternity houses, a t ' t h e University. Stokenberry said this morning that the University has gone to a great deal of trouble and expense in preparing for this tourney, which he believes "will be on'e'of the best ever played in Arkansas." The Chamber of Commerce is helping with entertainment,.and businesses in Fayetteville are doing their share of helping; to finance Ihe extra ponses that arise. Athletic Director John H. Barnhill said today that he expects large crowds to attend the games, and that advance lief el ^aic-'j have been good. Fights Las* Niaht (By The Associated Press) While Plains, N. Y.--Bill Bnssio, 123, Pittsburgh, knocked out Sonny Eishop, 120, Trenton, M. J. 3. N-'wark/ N. J.--Wallace B u d Smith, 139, Newark, slopped Migu'el Mendevil, 141, '.'. ina, 2. Los'Ar.fceies--Art Ar;i;.jn, 138, L o s Angeles, outpointed Lauro Salas, 131, Monterrey, Muxko, 10. San Jose, Calif.--Eddie Chavez, HI, San Jose, outpointed Glen Hendershot, 142, New York, 10. About 110 species of birds have become extinct In historic times. Southwest Conference Fails To Place On All-America Among them, the planets in the solar system have 31 moons. ·j OBNAMENTAL IRON WOHKS CACLI WILOINO GO. WrouRht or CMt Iron Railing, and Columns Wrought Iron Furniture . Anylhins For The Home FOIIT IMITH IM 1411 Tow .Sun-Tilt Venetian Hindi ·.himinum and pueking Awninfi Aluminum Wlneowi tnt DMr ScrHni - Orramtntal Iran Ivcorationi ftrthft, FtncM, Stairwiyi GABE COOPER PhMM 1111 441 to. LMUll New' Yprk-(/P)-The South dom- mates the 1932 Associated Press' All-America Collegiate Basketball T«m announced today. Two players from the Southern Conference and one from the Southeastern were named along'with on i each from Ihe Big Ten and the Big Seven. Chosen as the best all-around players of the season by a ^ote of 229 sports writers and. broadcasl- crs were Dick Groat, Duke; Clyde Lovellette, Kansas; Cliff Hagan. Kentucky; Chuck Darling, Iowa; and Mark Workm..n, West Virginia. All have broken school and con-, ference scoring records. In addition, they are wizards at grabbing rcboiinds and have shown a commendable team spirit in handing out assists. All are equally adept on defense. Two more players from the Southeastern Conference -Frank Ramsey, Kentucky, and Bob Pettit, Louisiana State--were named on the second team with 'Bob Zawoluk, St. John's of Brooklyn; Don Meineke. Dayton, and Rod Fletcher, Illinois. Johnny O'Brien of . Seattle; Larry Hennessey, Villanova; Bob Houbregas, W a s h i n g t o n ; Ray Steiner, St. Louis, and Dick Knostman, Kansas State, comprise tha third team. Jim Tucker, Duquesrie, Bob Watson, Kentucky; Walter Dukes, Seton Hall;,Bill Mlkvy, Temple, and ' Ernie Beck. ' Pennsylvania, headed a list of 19 additional players who received honorable mention... . · Lovellette, a six-foot-nine rangy 240-pounder named on the first team for the second straight year, t and Groat, the smallest at a mere | Wallick Leads Tech Wonder Boys To Title Liltia Rock-(/P)-Arkansas Jcch* won the right to represent the state in the NA1B tournament in Kanat City by capturing the first Arkansas District NAIB elimination tournament here last night. Te;h won the Arkansas Intercollegiate fourth The Conference title' for the consecutive season, aggressive youns team coached by Sam llindsman thumped Arkansas State Teachers, 5039 in the finals before a capacity crov.d of more than 2,000 in the hew. htgl school Field House. In the Consolation game, Southern State tripped Arkansas. State for third place, 59-55. -...-' . The tournament finish coincided ,-ith the finish of the AIC race- Tech, Teachers. Southern and Stale. Only the four inp teams in the AJC were eligible tn compete in the district K A I B meet. Heretofore, Arkansas' .representative has been ; the winner of the AIC race. ' : . The Tech-Teachers game was ciost only in .the first half, whic'i ended 2.1-20 in favor uf Tern. In thi th.rd quarter, bloncl 1.5ene Wal- ,iclt from Payeiteville, on 1 ;/ sen'or Wordb'r Foy, broke loose for six field sjoals and from the foi'rth quarte; or there was little doubt about the outcome. VValliri.' toppe:! :he scorer.s v.'ith 17 points. Billy \1r.Cur,ley -of Teachers war second Lopez Confident Tribe Will Take American League Championship six feet, were the two top vote high with 12 points. getters. The Kansas star from Terre Haute, Ind., received the most first place votes, 143, but was edged by Groat in total points, 763 to 75D. Groat, a senior from Swissvale Pa., got 139 first-team votes, bu moved up with 34 second-team ballots to Lovellette's 22. Eacl first-team vote counted five points a second-team vote, two. "Dick the Gicat," as Groat is known on the Duke .campus, received a tremendous ovation las Friday when he played his last Duke home game and turned in a 4S-point performance a R a i n s t North Carolina. Lovellcttc already'-holds every Big Seven scoring record. *lth one exception--the single game of 39 points which he shared with nostman. Hagan, the only junior on the team, took nip the slack for Kcn- lurky's NCAA champs when 7-foot Bill Spivcy, top vote-getter on the 19S1 All-America, placed himsel' on the sidelines. Darling, a slx-foot-8 senior from Dearborn, Mich., is Iowa's first All-America'sine;;-Murray Weir in 1948. He was the main reason whs Iowa was in the thick of the battle fnr the Big Ten title. He holds just about every Big Ten scoring record. Because of an Injury, Workman's play suffered in West Virginia's last few games, but his earlier consistent topnotch performances demonstrated his ability beyonc question. He holds all of West Virginia's scoring marks, including" a single game high of 50 points. 130 To Be Tried For Cairo's Torch R : ots Cairo, Egypt - (/P) - Informcc sources said last night 130 persons will go on trial a week from today in. connection with Cairo's anti- British torch riots of January 26 Sixty-seven persons were killed n the riots! Tn Federate Territories ( · London-OT-A British proposal to federate three British African .errltories--Nyasaland and Northern and Southern Rhodesia--was approved in the House of Commons last night, 256 to 23B. Reagan, Nancy Davis Marry North Hollywood, Callf.-ffl 1 )Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis vere married yesterday .at the ilttlc Brown Church in the Valey. Afterwards they announced hey were driving to Phoenix, Ariz., lo join Ihe bride's parenls. Among birds now cxlincl are he passenger pigeon, Ihe great auk and the Labrador duck. Spivey Protests He Didn't Get Hearing Lexington, Ky.-(/P)-]J i t Bill Splvey'i; protest that he was "tried and convicted without benefit of a .hearing" was shrugged off today by .the. University of Kentucky Athletic "Board. The towering star of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA basketball championship team said he was denied the privilege of, answering "undisclosed accusations" linking him with the basketball scandals. In response, a.board spokesman said last night" the board would stand on its decision. The decision stripped the seven-foot All- AirieficT ce'ntcr o f " His athletic eligibility on a permanent basis and he was suspended from school. Basketball Scores (By The Associated Press) Coltmlii? 62, Yale 56 Princeton CO, Rutgers 52 NYU 84, CCNY 7 Oklahoma City 65, Phillips 41 Gsorgetown DC Washington 70 Arkansas Tech Stair Teachers 39 Southern State State 55. 72, 50, 59, G e o r ge Arkansas Arkansas By CAYI.E TA1.BOT.. Tucson-l/h-Mnnagcr Al Lopez of the Cleveland Indians adjusted his sitting stance, slightly pn a bench in the Tribe clubhouse here and got d o w n ' t o .telling why..; his athletes are going to win the-com- be Koi'ng away.' "I can't think of a reason In the world why we shouldn't win it, and I know plenty of reasons why we should." said the shilling senor, who earlier had done'.'-a pretty good job of dismissing the current chumps, l li e Yankees. "We've got the pitching--maybe cvo-n b e l t e r - t h a n last year--we've t h o fielding, and I feel certain in my own mind we'rq gohf|T to get a lot of h i t t i n g we didn't get last yenr frnm Luke Easter, Larry Doby nnd Al.Hosen. "Our hitters didn't get the nil they should have lor our pitchers \ ln co » d ' tl " n he «"" last year, that's true, but w h a t ! T-*, r ? * ° f " ' " " * 5 many probably don't realize is Hint it WMS our fielding In the first h a l f of (lie season that kei.it Us from piling up a lead t h a t would have clinched the pennant. "At tbe h a l f w a y point we wrre seventh in fielding. We marie 73 .errors in our first 71 flames. Hut at t h e end of the season wo were tied with the Athlelics for first place in fielding. The big .improvement was m a i n l y at shortstop and second-base. "Ray Boone at short and Bobby Avila nt second slarled Ihe race a little unsure of themselves. Boone would make two or throe errors in a game, and he didn't have a-.veteran hcsldc him who could tell him to forget them. Bui about the middle of the race he and Bobby began to click, and they made a swecl pair from Ihcrn on, "I would say they're the biggest reason I feel so confident. I've got the double play combination lo start with nnd our pitchers arc going to feel the difference. We should Rel a great start. Easter Improved "Easter had his knee operated on d u r i n g the winter nnd it ap- . our office, to give Lurry sorn exercises to. keep his upper le muscles limbered up, an'd'it seem .to have done him a lot of - gooc Larry runs awfully hard, with hi 'legs spread.out like ah open (lei .runner in (ootball. You think he' .going to change-direction any in slant, "Tlie biggest improvement of al is in Rosen. He looks like he die two years ago when he hlt\hos 37 homcruns and led the league Al is down there again with hi eyes on the ball and he's 'slamming the ball straight nway instead o lofting it the way he did las season. "There's two reasons why t h i n k our pitching'might be even stronger. The t r u t h is that Lou IBrissic wasn't in very good shape when he came to us from the Athletics last year. Bui once he got Ic. For allowed only one run. He'.s ready to go from the start this time. "The oilier reason Is this Sam Jones from San Diego. He's been pitching all winter and I'm letting him take It easy for the time being, but it looks like I'm going to have tn find a place tor him as a starter. It's the kind of problem I don't mind. Swanson Top Scorer In Missouri Valley League SI. Louls-(;P)-Contcr N o r m Sv.-anson who holds the all-time basketball scoring record at Detroit University, lias added the season scoring championship of the Missouri Valley Conference to his achievements. Leading nil the wnv, the slx- fecl-six center maintained a 19.9 linln'. per game average in 10 contests tor ID!) points to withstand . late challenge by freshman C16o Liltlclun of Wichita. The IDD-poInt total liy Kwanson wasn't enough, however, to give him a nev; Valley per-game scor- ncars lo be in perfect shape. He's ing record. The lop game average Inking things easy, on doctor's'or- ders. But he isn't worried about the knee. You'll never know how that fellow suffered most of last year. There wore many nights he couldn't sleep because of Ihe pain, i Fire Destroys AF Quarter! Is still held by Bob Kurland of Oklahoni? A. and M. The Aggies center scored an average of 20.41 Ijoinls in the 194fl season. "Doby's legs arc in belief ShafleKbury, England-(/P)-S J X dilion, loo. They kept tightening | U. S. airmen were slightly injured n fire early today which de- iycd quarters of 400 airmen in ter wo gol Harrison Dlllnrd, the a U. S. Air Force transit camp up on him last year and pulling in n fin the miiKcle.s in his groin. This win- stroyed t An outstanding flavor--Junge'i Roman Meal Bread. 11-19-U Olympic sprinter who works in ' near here. LaMottaAnd Hairston Ready- Both Confident Former Champion On Comeback Trail If Hi Takis This One Detroll-f/Pl-Former M i d d l e - welght Champion Juke LnMotla says he Is going to put up his boxing glove* (or eood If he In beaten badly In hi* bout with Eugene Hnlrntnn htrc tonight. It should be i good fight with LnMotta rtttd slight underdog. Hairston has ambitions of being the first man to knock LaMotta off his feet. "I'll retire --definitely-- If he beats me decisively," LaMotta laid. But he slid he hud no thought af losing. There also tut plenty of confidence in Halrston'n corner. Hl» manager, Mike Mlcle, said, "We're nil right. We didn't take the La- rVolls flSht to lose It." LaMotta.-who now has cast his lot as a light heavyweight, declared he needed only * couple More fights "and I'll be ready for Maxim Joe Maxim, light-heavyweight champion." The JO-year-old LaMotta will ««k to break the longest losln« streak of his 12-year professional career. He dropped the only two starts he mads last yenr and lost his Initial engagement ithls year, AT TRAINING CAMPS (By The Associated Fres«) Vcro Beach, Fla.-(P)-The Brooklyn Dodgers rut four players from .heir aquad today: Pitchers Phil Haugstad, Jack Bant*, catcher Dick Teed and veteran outfielder Jim Russell will remnln here when a 40-man team leaves Friday for Miami to begin the «xht- iltlon season. Hougntad is "laying behind 1 to work iom« stiff ness out of his arm and Teed to obtain more practice In switch-hitting. Russell and Banta apparently are on their way to the minors. KMtHWIST AMCANttS tiMES, terfttiwvittt. ArkonMt, i Wadnttd.y, March 5, 19l2 Frick Denies Police System Instituted In Big Leagues f St. Petersburg, Fla.-t New York Yankee! are Impressed over the showing of pitcher Frank Shea. Shea, a bust since his great rookie season of 1947, is throwing his natural slider again, they say. "This Is my last chanc* and I know it," Shea remarked. Sarasota, Fla. - W) - Bed Sox Manager Lou Boudreau aeemi cet on his 1952 infield after express- nit joy with the w«y Vern Stephens has been looking both afield and at bat. Boudreau said his ftartlng in- Hd may have Walt Dropo at first, Johnny Pisky at second, Stephens at short and Fred Hatfleld on bird. Lakeland, Fla. - (T) - Although Ight fielder Vic Werti la still at work on his switch to first base, Manager Red Rolfe plans to start Ben Taylor at the'post in th« Dc- rolt Tigers' opening exhibition ;ame. Tucson, Arlz.-(A)-D!ck Wake- leld, who lays he will "do any- hlng to stay with this ball club." · getting'a tryout as a catcher with the Cleveland Indians. Tampa, F!a.-(/P)-Kenny Raffens- erger, the Cincinnati Reds' parse haired "old professor," had he hatters chopping at empty air with that down-swooping curve of ils, In a training testlnn yesterday. Raffy took time out after the workout to express the hope that here Isn't anything to the trade- winds making the rounds that he will be offered to the Brooklyn lodgers in exchange for infieldcr locky Bridges. San Bernardino, Cillf.-(*)-Blll Meyer, Pittsburgh Plratt mtna- ;cr, got out the welcome mat to- lay for outfielder George Metko- ·Ich. Metkovlch received permission o report late so he could finish some movie work--an off-season idcllne. Bowling WhMUr'l Drlvi'ln Itnithtnad lit tad by on* more polqi altar making clean lwfc«p over DtLuxt Offi. G. V, fihlr1«y and Han took three tro/n O. K. Tax!, and Ron-Nob Llquon dt- ititad Hpyro' Eaao Station (or Iha tttic count. Whttlar'a Drlvc-ln and Paul Spuiocl: ot thai Itam hid all hltn iior onori. Tht laam racird wai III- TI7 tvhlli fepurloek hla«l«d 1 US- *··· tta*«lM a Whttter'a Drive-in !5 "ob-Noti l.lnuon S3 . K. Ta«l 44 nyrei' E»o -. 4J 3..W. Shlrlfy ant 8on 41 sir . Mini r.»n ··* liiu«- th th«r miKD riull« In a I-l win or t»i High grnlltri nvtr tn« f hi« 'laraei, Tn* llut riantti C4tur«4 ·am tilth iW'l titneri witij M4 , ·am tilth i , whfif *m|t* Races Today May turn Up Derby Favorites Sprinters To Post Seeking $2,000 Elks - Day Purse . Hot Springs, Ark. - M?) -Prospective Arkansas Derby candidates are likely to emerge from the Oaklawn Park feature today, a six- furlong test. for throc-yca'r-olds; Ten sprinters went to the poet In the'j2,000 Elks Day purse, an allowance nice. J. H. Homnn's Mr. Michael S., probably w i l l be favored on the basis of pn.it performance*. The young speedster won bis last race at New Orleans before coming to Hot Springs. Others entered are Good Score, Fighting TlHcr, Oil Countess, Clay Wright, Our Ted, Eternal Slim, Miss Zllt, Thistle War ami Texn« Coin. Mod Saint started slowly but picked up speed in the stretch to win yesterday's feature by n length and a half over Wlnstny. Ridden by Apprentice Jockey Bill OUmmow, Mad Saint was timed in 1:09.2 for the flvo and n Halt furlongs over a heavy track. He paid The favored Wild Peter was third. Bo-Co, owned by Professional Golfer E. J. Dutch Harrison MARTIN. Tompai Fla-v/P)-B'«baU'Com- mlsjlbnef · Ford Trick - sold :· today that baseball will continue to exercise constant vlgilanc* to : -prevent gamblers from Jpuroaching players; but he denied that afnew "police" system has betn instituted, ;. 'The statement followed a itcry from l.oa A'hgelcs quot'ng B i l l Slimmer*, American Leaguelun- pirc, K B . telling .the St, :tou|j Urowni that such ,1 system'/, designed to keep playert fronj the fojis before games to Wfeguard the nthleloi from gamblers, Would be in effect Ibis year. ,';3f . "Thecc really is nothlntanew about It, 1 ' Krlck said, 1 ;',"! e|)»vt iJtlherl lo American League'Resi- dent Will l l a r r l d R e snd Haional I .cagiii! President Warren'-.jCillea concerning precautionary- measures and I asked them. 16 calittion the players about, talking ta stronger*,- but that Isl!... : ··!. . "Nothing tins come up to tfoutt suspicion that any tampering hat been attempted, but .we juiiifjkant iu eliminate any possibility.otthat happening. C'££s| "Sometimes stranxen'#ilf.*ome anil offer to buy players.i-ftnetl or i. drink. We just have M be careful about the players' being picked up by men the? know iibth- Ins about, . · S "Bu' at far as a 'police' tjitem Is concerned, we plan nc'Sitieh treasure. We will continue t£ exorcise constant vigilance. of Little Hock, won the fourth race. A tux Hen of $I,lSO hit been nttnched to the hofse nnd Ht.sta- biemate, Calico Sis, by the ttttt. A«TertU« In UM )»r* rem turners IT II . T. U.'s 18 1.1 lu» riim«« II is Ilk ·f»llin 11 it it's America's top-selling Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey! IIQOER THAN fVW VALUE, STIU ONlt . · - $M»-1/I^ ItlAlCHT (OU»ON WHIS«y. tt nOQI. 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