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Cunningham Tribe Here Tonight for Shot at Wildcats WILDCAT PIVOT-MAN— Bill Alexander, back for his second season as a regular, will be at the pivot spot for Paris High's Wildcats against Cunningham here tonight at the PHS gym. Alexander, twice all- district as a PHS gridder, was second team all-district as a eager last winter. He is seeking his third PHS hasketbaH letter. (Paris News Staff Photo.) SAT. ONLY! Recovering rapidly from Christmas Day bouts with turkey and the trimmings, Paris High's Wildcats get back down to basketball business tonight at the PHS gym. They play Cunningham's A and B teams in a double-header. First game, between Paris and Cunningham "B" teams, will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Tipoff time for the varsity tilt will be 8 o'clock. Wildcats will be making their first post-Christmas appearance. They have won six, lost two, in earlier games. Sulphur Springs handed the Wildcats their two defeats but the Cats turned on their tormentors shortly before Christmas by nipping the Sulphur Springs team, 35-34. Felix Gibson called his Wildcats back to workouts Wednesday and I promptly sent them through two- j a-day 'sessions Wednesday and Thursday. Franklin Kyle and J.E. Christian, both working during the holidays, were absent from workouts. Bob White, another Wildcat squadman, is still sidelined with a foot injury. Two long sessions wore held Thursday. Coach Gibson worked his Cats from 10 until 11:30 a.m. and from 2 until 5 p.m. Only afternoon workouts will be held when classes are resumed. Probable Wildcat starters against potent Cunningham, will be Jim Sweeney and Bill Clark at forwards. Bill Alexander at center. Bill Dawson and Bebes Stalling at guards. Coach Jake Coker will probably start Roy Lee Castleburi' and Jimmy Kent at forwards, Gerald Jack at center, nnd Jimmy Kir- hy and Robert McDaniel at guards in Hie "B" game. One "B" regular, Neal Fail, is out of town for the holidays. Cunningham Warriors, coached by Henry Theilman, have been making a big noise in District 46- B of late. They have lost only one conference game and ar enow tied with Delmar for second place in 46-B. Coach Thielman will probably open with Buddy Pynes at center, Fred Allen and Dayton Williams at guards, Thurman Barnes and either Gavin Davis or Glcndon Gordon at forwards. FAN FARE By Ditzen I LEO GORCEV I HUNTZ HALL 00 BOBBY JORDAN Also Chapter No. 2 "SIR GALAHAD" Plus Color Cartoon ADMISSION Adults 25c Children 9c Tax Included LAST TIMES TODAY "HOLIDAY INN" & 'BACK TO BATAAN' Porkers, Bosses Bid(or Tourney Crowns Tonight By The Associated Press Two Southwest Conterence basketball teams bid for tournamenf titles tonight — at Oklahoma City and Dallas. Arkansas meets Oklahoma A and M. for the championship ot the All-Oollege Tournament and Southern Methodist takes on Texas Tech in the Cotton Bowl Tournament. Arkansas advanced to the finals against Hank Iba's Aggies with a 46-34 victory over Alabama. A. and M. defeated the University of Texas. 47-38. Southern Methodist knocked off North Texas State, 47-39. while Texas Tech licked Texas Christian, 51-45. In other games involving Southwest Conference teams. Rice took it on the chin from Stephen F Austin. 84-72. nnd Baylor lost to Vanderbilt. 54-53, in the Oklahoma tournament. Oklahoma A. and M. already holds two decisions over Arkansas this season. WAHTAS1&N THATU. ATTRACT ATTENTION/ , SQUIRREL SEASON WILL END SUNDAY Lamar County sportsmen had best wind up their squirrel hunting this week end. Sunday is the final day of squirrel season. Squirrel hunting has been so-so during the three- month season. Mosquitos were bad during the eartier part. Season won't reopen on squirrels until April 1. Season continues on quail. Closing day of quail season in Lamar and surrounding counties will be January 16. PITT TWO SHOWS NIGHTLY iNOW SHOWING I ___ 'INDEPENDENT] SHOWING SATURDAY AT 271 'RED RIVER" JOHN WAYNE MONTGOMERY CLIFT COMING SUNDAY & MONDAY TO PLEASE A LADY CLARK GABLE LET US SUPPLY YOU WITH YOUR SPORTING GOODS NEEDS Our stock* ore complete, and we invite you to visit our store. SPORTING HITCHES A HIDE—Baylor's Howard Hovde (6) straddles the neck of Oklahoma A & M's Norman Pilgrim (29) as he misses a shot at the basket. The teams met in the first round of the All-College Basketball Tournament at Oklahoma City. The Aggies won, 75-38, and are favored to win the tournament. (AP Wirephoto.) CLAASSEN'S CHOiCES Texas, Oklahoma, Michigan Favored in Top Bowl Games By HAROLD CLAASSEN , old Southern school, the U. S. Mil- A 7 E\V YORK Ml — Two - platoon nary Academy at West Point. N. football has become so popular j Y., are members of the Dixie Adamson Ousts East Lamar From Dallas Meet, 44-31 Adamson of Dallas tumbled East Lamar's Lions from the Cotton Bowl Basketball Tournament Thursday afternoon, 44-31. It was a quarter - finals match in the consolation bracket. East Lamar, L->mar County's entry in the tournament, h»d lost to Slidell, 24 - 23, in the opening game then trimmed Krum, 47 - 46, to advance to the consolation quarter-finals. Coach Joe Blackboard lost two of his Lions, RufXis Merritt and Johnny Temple, via the foul route during the game. Adamson, a Gity Conference team from Dallas, led at halftime, 24 - 13. Lions returned home following the game. EAST LAMAR (31)— FG TT PF TP Fletcher, 1 2 3 1 7 Baliard, f .0 0 1 0 Mei-ritt, c. 2 3 s 6 Temple, g 3 3 5 a Woodal), s. 0 2 1 2 Harvey, g o 0 1 0 Anderson, f 3 j o 8 Total .10 H 14 31 ADAMSON (41)— FG FT PF TP Creel, f i i 3 3 Lee, 1 3 i 2 7 Showaltr, e 4 s 4 13 Nelson, g a 1 3 13 Pvoud. R 4 i 4 9 Gumm, 1 o 0 0 0 Toul IB 8 16 44 that the gridiron sport li;is two seasons during each year — the scheduled program in the fall and the bowl "season" on January 1. But to prove to you that the two seasons are really one. here are the winners of the coming bowl contests. SATURDAY, DEC. 30 East - West Shrine game at San Francisco: the Eastern forces, with Everett Grandelius of Michigan State as the spear, are seven point favorites to chalk up a fourth straight triumph. But the real winner will be the crippled kids in the various hospitals, who get the gale receipts after expenses have been paid. The East to win. Blue - Gray at Montgomery, Ala.: Dan Folciberg and Chuck Shira, members of the unbeaten team that represented that grand Low Score Seen in Cotton Bowl Clash DALLAS IJ) — Cotton Bowl fans ( who have been spoiled by scoring thrills through the years may have lo substitute fundamental football) on their New Year's Day diet here Monday. There is a growing suspicion that the UnivcrsiLy of Texas and the University o£ Tennessee will engage in the lowest scoring game the Cotton Bowl has produced since that scoreless deadlock between representatives of (he same conference—Arkansas and LS — in the 1947 game. A defensive struggle will be nothing new to Gen. Bob Neyland's Tennessee Volunteers, who have not scored in their last two postseason tests, but it would be a drastic departure from the Longhorns' post - season pattern. The last time Texas played in this Dallas classic it was a party to bowl scoring records with its 40-27 conquest of Missouri on Jan. 1, 1946. SWAMPED ALABAMA Two years later, after their first season under Blair Olierry. the Longhorns led over Alabama, 27-7, in the Sugar Bowl, then the very next year they rewrote their previous post - season scoring records by upsetting Georgia, 41-28, in the Orange Bowl. The Longhorns' most impotent offensive showing in bowl play was here in the Cotton Bowl in 1944, when Dana Bible's team was tied, 7-7, by Randolph Field. That is the only blot on the Longhorns' postseason record, which got its start a year earlier with a 14-7 victory ovcr Georgia Tech in the Cotton ! legc over Bowl. ' College. eleven. It' the Southerners can defeat geography that easily why can't they bet the Northern football team? The South, suh, by seven. MONDAY, JAN. 1 Rose Bowl at Pasadena: Michigan over California. Sugar Bowl at New Orleans: Oklahoma over Kentucky: live Oklahomans are supposedly on the hospital list. They will get well, miraculously, by the time of kickoff and football's longest modern winning streak will move to 32 games. Cotton Bowl at Dallas: Texas over Tennessee. With Townsend in the backfield and McFadin on the line the Texas team is at least the equal of any team in the country. In addition, Die Longhorns will be playing before the home- folks. Orange Bowl at Miami: Clemson over Miami. Gator Bowl at Jacksonville: Wyoming over Washington &: Lee. Cigar Bowl at Tampa, Fla.: Valparaiso over Lacrosse (Wis.) Teachers. Sun Bowl at El Paso, Tex.: Cincinnati over West Texas State. Salad Bowl at Phoenix, Ariz.: Arizona State of Tempe over Miami of Ohio. Oleander Bowl at Galveston, Tex.: Wharton, Tex., Junior Col- San Angelo, Tex., Junior SMALL Don't count Paris completely out of the pro baseball T / 1 V picture for next summer. There's a little action I ALt\ stirring. Bob Tarlctou, former president of the San Antonio Missions of the Texas League, has inquired into the local haseball situation and plans to come to Paris within, the near future to look things over. Tarlclun would prefer to operate a Paris team in the Gig State League but would be interested in an East Texas League' franchise Johnny Taylor, Paris Junior College's two-year all-conference guard, is seeing considerable action as a varsity sub for Texas Christian's Horned Frogs. Taylor hit four points in about as many minutes of action against Texas Tech Thursday. . . . Four more coaches have applied for Amarillo High School's head coaching job. That makes 21. Paris High's Raymond Berry remains as one of the leading candidates. . . . They lift the wraps off East Texas State's new field house this week end. Event is the East Texas State Invitational Tournament. Teams entered are East Delta Gober, West Delta, Bland. Quilman. Wolfe City. Savoy. Commerce,' Sulphur Springs, DeKalh, Leonard. Avinger, Bailey and Gladewater.' 'UNSAINTLY SIX" IN DANGER? UCAA Officials May Suspend 'Sanity Code Sinners at January Conference LOS ANGELES Wl — Possible suspension of six alleged sanity code sinners, a fight over the code itself and action relating to television, all figure to keep things stewing when the National Collegiate Athletic Association holds its annual meeting In Dallas Jan. 8-11. The "unsaintly six" are due for possible suspension for non - compliance with the sanity code, said NCAA President Hugh C, Willett as he mapped out plans for the sessions today. Willett, University of Southern California professor and faculty adviser, as well as former president of the Pacific Coast Conference, would not divulge the names of the institutions in question, nor the five others which apparently have mended their ways since they were cited for alleged violations earlier this year. Nor would Willett give any inkling ot the nature of the purported abuses. But the sanity code deals with subsidization of athletes and presumably this Issue Is paramount in the caises Involved. Whether-the group Includes any of the "seven sinners" named at the »tormy NCAA ccjaventlon In New York last year was also left unanswered. The six have been cited, however and iheir names will come up in fluor discussions over possible punishment at the corning Dallas session. There may be strong agilaliou for revision of the code, however, and if some of the proposals were adopted, ihe suspensions would bt automatically ended before they went in-to effect. If the revisions fail, the suspend- County Loop Prexy Rules Players Out Members of the Paris Travelers, local amateur basketball team, have been ruled ineligible for competition in the Lamar County Basketball League. President Frank Caldwcll made the announcement this morning. Games last Wednesday In which members of the Traveler tcnni were used must be replayed, President Caldwel! said. Managers ot the teams involved are to work out lime and sile of (he games to be replayed. cd schools are barred from entering athletes in national championship events, and also from voting, and even more important, NCAA members in good standing are forbidden from competing with the suspended brothers. Half-time score: Lamar 13. BOWIE (SO) Adamson 24, Easi FG FT PF TP Robinson 13 o 1 26 Massey 2 o 2 4 Booker 2 2 s 6 Brashier 4 12 9 Robeheaux 6 3 1 15 McGannoit 0 0 0 0 Total SHERMAN (42) Barnctt 0 Sinclair 1 Howard S Elliolt 2 Tucker 3 Darnell X Gattis 0 Hall 3 .27 6 11 60 FG FT PF TP Total 18 6 16 42 Halftima score: Bowie 30, Sherman 21. FG FT PF TP 9 4 2 22 WACO (59) Gottlieb, 1 Raines, t 3 2 Cobb, e 1 2 Merritt. g 0 0 Cooper, g 10 2 O'Neal, c 0 o Clubb, g 0 o Langford, g 1 0 Connally, { 0 1 Total 24 11 15 59 GF.EENVILLE (39) Wright, f 3 FG FT PF TP VanDyke, f. Green, c Colllngsworth, Bell, s Foster. I Norman, f. ... Harbuck. !. ... Harrison, g. .. Total HaUtime ville 18. IS 7 16 39 score: W»co 31, Green- Texas Coaches to Choose Teachers For Annual School DALLAS 1*1 — Directors of the Texas High School. Coaches Association today were to line up instructors for their annual coaching school. Thursday night they decided to make the school last six days instead of five in order to "split up" basketball and football to case the housing situation at the school site. More than a thousand coaches attend the nation's biggest coaching school annually. A site for the 1951 school will be selected Saturday. Dates will be July 30 to Aug. 4. A committee headed by Jewel Wallace, football coach at Thomas Jefferson (San Antonio), is to report to the directors in March on a schedule for the school. This meeting will decide when during the school the annual all-star basketball and football games will be played. In other action by the directors, it was ecided to accept a suggestion by the Texas Sports Writers Association and Invited a prominent sports writer to appear on the school program to give idea? and suggestions on public relations. USED CARS In th« Sunday, Dec. 24, issue of The Paris News it was printed in error, 50 Ford at $395. It should have read 40 Ford at $395 . . . This is an error The News is glad to correct! CALDWELL MOTOR CO. Phon* 3433 121 Lamar Firli, T«x»» II block tut of hlch school 1 — -^-^ " -^^^ ~^^*~ -^^^- ^^ ^^^^ -^^^- -^^^ ~^*^- ~^~~ -^ FOOTBALL RADIO STATION KPLT 1490 On Your Dill HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS WICHITA FALLS VS. AUSTIN 1:45 P. M. Saturday Dec. 30 Sponsored By Magnolia Petroleum Co. COLLEGE COTTON BOWL GAME TENNESSEE VS. TEXAS 1:01 f. M. Monday Jan. I, 1951 Sponsored By Humble Oil * Ktiinlrg Co I Temple and Anderson led East Lamar's scoring with eight points each. Wayne Fletcher had seven and Merritt, six. District 7-AA's representatives, Sherman and Greenville, also were eliminated from the tournament Thursday. Sherman was upset by Class A Bowie, 60-42, !n the championship quarter - finals. Greenville was ousted by Waco, 59-39, in the consolation quarterfinals. Charlie Howard led Sherman's scoring with 18 points. Bowie held a 30-21 halftime lead. For Greenville, Haley Green was high with 16 points. Waco had a 31-18 bulge at halftime. DALLAS UP) — Bowie meets Crozier Tech (Dallas) and Poly (Fort Worth) plays Sunset (Dallas) tonight in the semi-finals oiT the Cotton Bowl High School Basketball Tournament. Bowie Thursday night ousted Sherman, 60-42, as James Robertson scored 26 points; Sunset defeated Tyler, 48-35; Polytechnic knocked off LaneviUe, 58-49, and Crozier Tech beat San Angelo, 4029. In consolation games, Waco beat Greenville, 59-39; Jesuit Dallas) downed Arlington, 57-41; Wasa- hachie defeated Arlington Heights (Fort Worth), 29-27, and Adamson (Dallas) beat Pattonvilie, 44-31. THE PARK NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1950 —7 Owner of Calumet's Farm, Warren Wright, Is Dead MIAMI BEACH. Fla. MPI — Warren Wright, 75, owner of the fabulous Calumet Farm thoroughbred racing stable, died at his winter home here Thursday night after an illness of three weeks. Wright was master of the most successful racing and breeding thoroughbred farm in the history of the American turf. Wright and his wife, the former Miss Lucille Parker of Maysville, Ky,, arrived here early in December for the winter. He was stricken three weeks ago and died at 8:45 p. m. (ESTK Death was attributed to natural causes. Wright, slender and quiet-spoken, had an inherent love for race horses and he bred them to win. He traveled thousands of miles to see his thoroughbreds run. No Matter What Happened . . . We Can Make It- Look Like New! Slippery highways . . . Icy str«tches of ro»d . . . thty cause more than their sh»r« of accidents. But whether it's a dented fender or a dismaying collision . . , w« can make your car look and operate as well as the day you drove it out of the showroom! BOB ENGLAND HUDSON MOTORS 262 S. Main Phon* 83 SINCLAIR OPALINE MOTOR OIL GARVIN McCAIN Distributor of Sinclair Refining Products Phone 79 NEW CITY BUS SCHEDULES EFFECTIVE SUN., DEC. 31, 1950 Only Bonham Street and Clarkivillt and Lamir Buttt will run after 7 P.M. except Saturday night. Buses will start 6:30 A.M, w«ek days and 7 A.M. Saturday morning and 9 A.M. Sunday*, Jan. 1st, July 4th and Thanksgiving Day. CLARKSVILLE— LAMAR & JR. COLLEGE Lv. Town on Hr — 20-40 min. oast Hr. Due 17 & Lamar 5-25-45 min. past Hr. Due Jr. College 12-32-52 min. pajt Hr. BONHAM ST. BUS** Lv. Town on Hr. and Half Hr. Due 33 & Bonham St. 15-45 min. oast Hr. Du« 19 & Bonham 20-50 min, cast Hr. SOUTH JR. COLLEGE BUS" Lv. Town on Hr. and Half Hr. Due Jr.. College 15-45 min. past Hr. Due 12 & E. Wash. 22-52 min. past Hr. GRAHAM ST. BUS"* Lv. Town on Hr. and Half Hr. Do« 19 & Graham 10-40 min. past Hr. Due 13 & Camobell St. 20-50 min. oast Hr. FITZHUGH— N. MAIN BUS** Lv. Town on Hr. and Half Hr, Du« Grovt A Fit*. 15-45 min. past Hr. Due Clement & Main 20-50 min. past Hr. PINE BLUFF— SPRING LAKI** Lv. Town en Hr. and Half Hr. Du« 30 & Cherry 15-45 min. past Hr. Due 20 & Booth 20-50 min. past Hr. **ALL (30) MINUTE BUSSES 10 MIN. LATER AFTER J P. M. ALL BUSSES HOLD OVER 5 MIN. AT 17 O'CLOCK NOON. BUSSES START 6:30 A.M. WEEK DAYS and 7 A.M. SATURDAYS. .9 .A.M. .SUNDAYS .and .JAN. .1st, .JULY .4th. .«* THANKSGIVING. NO BUSES RUN ON CHRISTMAS DAY A»k Driver when your BUS m»k« l»«t run on WKK nlahts. ALL BUSSES RUN UNTIL 10 P.M. $AT. NITf. PHONE 2M4 for INFORMATION about BUS SCHEDUUtS, SPECIAL BUSSES, «te.