The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1930 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 11, 1930
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SIX CBHIS BUST' PfflJER IFFEMK To HaLl.l« (Irimsou Tide THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11. ii'jgs;] Liiis and Powerful'. Backs to Oppose Crim-j son Tide. By WII.LMAM SEA Service Sporjs liditur You already may have siispxU-ri :hat the Covgnrs of Wa'hliijfja . Slate, who face Alabai:i:i In thi 1 •Jew Year battle In the ROJ? Hnivl it Pasadena, IKUSCI-S plenty tf ,:ower. Logically, the team had ta huvc ••over to win the championship of ' he I'acific Coast Conference. b;at- j .ig (he touted Trojan. 1 to 8. j Defensively, it is n team thru . •cems to balk all efforts to score. • !s bulk is hard to push bart. On \ :ie .offense,. with Elmer Schwartz i . iirntshing most of the drive In li:e i • ickficld, the Cougar 'avishly uses ' uite force, coupled with everyday, iraightforward football, to gain Its SJectlve. A (earn lias to have pow- r when most of its plays me o'j- '.ous before they ever start. Conservative Game ut Villanora That was the Impression the team • lade on Us eastern trip this ycai lien the coast eleven defcp.teri VII. .nova. Of course. Coach Ilubc Ilol- . ngbe-ry may have b?en sitting on : iiiie a few of the Cougar plays, .isUrcling his men to use only co inch strategy as Is necessary in a uck right through the- middle of .10 line. But, against Villanovn, the . :am played very obvious, fimda: -iental football, even wasting some f its strength nt various singes o'. ..ic game. The Cougar is mighty on defense 1 'nkc a look at on; side of the line .•5 an Illustration. Beginning will: Mel Heln, who ploys n most Tick.'.cir-like center, (he left side of the •.vail presents a pretty tough bav- ;ler. Big Gecrgc Hurley is next door it guard. Turk Edwards, a 235- :onnd gent who steps around quite .•ivaciously considering his bulk, is .:'. tackle. At left end is Lylo M:is- :cll, n six-foot, curly-haired sky- :crapcr weighing ISO pounds. It 1; i iv>iverfnl and ambitious group pi 'KS fellows, find the yards gnineo .hrcugh cither side of the line during the past season has been nes-. ileible. The four men named represent roughly two-fifths of a ton | of active obstacles and the term ' roughly is not used on bad ndvlce. cither. 'Style Lacks Deception It is hard to figure Alabama Gaining consistently through t!:at Cougar Une. By reason of the style of football the team plays— 11 is Where Trojans Died to Make A Roman Holiday 1)1!) YOU KNOW THAT— Ben 'llcknor may he All- America center and all tint, but ic doesn't "rale" In Boston society, accord]UK to "Audacious," Boston \vriter svho chissifie.s (he Harvard men accordin; tc hc-ir social pre.s'.lge in exclusive lack Hay circles . . . Audacl- ons cliissiftes the Harvard students in four croups, A-l, B. C ind Z . . . and Ticknor, who (5 a soldi of one of New York's wealthiest families residing in an ultra-select part of New York's Park avenue, didn't, cve:i rale "Z." though he is one of the best-liked men on the campus. . l!ie A-l students are those Invlird to all Iho smartest, debutante alfairs . . . two Har- vmd football players were nam- :d In tills select group: Charlie Devens and Charlie Cunning- nam (the sly rasenls!) . . . Art litigulcy of Swampscctl-, who caught the forward passes that jeat Yale, wr.s given a "Z" rat- Ing, wlilch means he is invite:! '.a allnirs tvl-.ere Hi; crowd is iust a bit large, you know, old fellow, and most democratic . .. rlaw Haw! nine. Ciwder played a sp'/mdld uniiK- ut center as well as Lowrey and Smllh.scn at. guards. Lollis antl McClnidon were flic .'.tars for Whitton. 'Hie llnal wore was 20 to 10. Hiirnelt ol !51ir.»n.;c offclaled. The official!!!;; of both games was above criticism. Hoys Unc-uu Aimorel Pos. Whitton Smothmunn, J. 9 F McC'lendon 2 Smotliernmn,Jnck2 P liolin 2 I Crowdcr C C Loltis 4 Smitli.son O McClendon, B2 Anderson 1 O Pounds 1 Lowrey 2 G Dlucicwell Brigham foxyphann IOME PEOPLE UANEA Hfcv'E COLO FEET A remarkable picture of the high-walled stadium at to make a Roman -holiday is shown above. More tha Wallace Wade has taught his Alabama gang how to play pranks on the big fellows, t!ic Tide might win. Bui It is a hard line to crack. i lc::i—there is cause" for belief tlinl j the Cougars will not score readily ' against Ihe stout Alabama defense. | The Cougar seems to lack what , Rockne might call scoring finesse, i but it is n bothersome handful to | be shoving around all afternoon,; ton teams at J especially if the day is a trifle sul- nl»Ht. Arniore! Cagers Win Two Chickasaws Split Two At Osceola The mytheville high basketball squalls and the Osceola high squads split a double-header at- the Oscrola gym last night. The games were the opening contests of the season for the Blytheville team. The varsity (cam of the Seminoles trnunceri tho Chicks 30 to 13 but, the Papooses, niyihevllle substitutes upheld the Blythcvlilo icpiilation by defeating tho Osccoln second team, 19 to 5. In the varsity game Nichols of Osceola and Tipton of ulylhevllle were high point scorers for their WrHFtnn RoeWhwc' ics ' !cciivi! IL '"'» S - Evalls all(1 !lc '- Yvn!tion.Basrteteers, llin(1 worc . tnc ^ sl j for the Papooses. shooters from Indiana. - football hosts were slain by the Notre Dame Irish a million dollars to witness the victory of the Ramblers of the coyote is a distinct drawing card far western dude ranches. 'Zoology Expert Defends Much Abused Coyotes PULLMAN, Wash.. (UP) — The l&v.-iy c?yo'.e. long the object of paid | hunters and considered the enemy I of stock raisers, has found a friend and supporter in Arthur Svihla, as-' sistant profcsix/r of Zoology at j Washington State college. \ Svihla. who believes that coyotes, Pederson was working on his should be preserved through a dis-j r arm near here whell * a nplse , in criminate plan Instead of being the woods ^^^ him SIArtfA h | m destroyed, declares that the ani- He pa ld no attention and . weant " ",,' mals do more good than, harm, | working Again he heard the noise and time to dodge be- Buck Reverses Usual Process—Hunts Man MAPLE HILL, Minn., (UP) — When a deer hunts a man, Anton Pederson claims it'i time to carry a gun. "'flic coy.-te iorves as an important icniovcr of carrion," Svihla de- : turned just dared. "He feeds primarily upon [ which he gets by hunting, and he | never passed up a d.ead animal. "A decrease in coyotes is result- hind a slump and escape buck that charged him. Dictionary Owned By Buchanan Found CONCORD, N. H. (UP)—A) 224- year-old dictionary which is believed to have helped . increase the vocabulary of the 15th.' president of the United State's during his school clays was discovered recently in a pile of dusty, age-yellowed volumes in the New Hampshire Historical Society building. The dictionary waa published in Philadelphia in 1106.. On the fly was the date "1801" and the names, of James Euchcanan and his a huge father, giving rise to the belief that i the book was a gift from father to Tourists Warned Not To Expect Heat in Parks WASHINGTON (UP)—The fact that several national parks are open throughout the year should not be taken as evidence that summer conditions prevail at all times. Horace M. Albright, director of the National Park Service, said here in warning prospective visitors to prepare adequately for cold weather. The majority of the all-year parks, he said, are in mountainous country, especially Yosemile. Sequoia and General Grant parks in California. Mount Rainier In .Washington, and Rocky Mountain in Colorado. The south rim of the Grand Can- The Armorel boys and girls bas- ketbnll teams defeated the Whtt- Whltton, Tuesday The Cougar on the gridiron has a style mindful of that of the Old Man Mauler in the ring. It hands oat a very simple and unscientific bust on the chin. Its line averages 190 pounds or more and gives plenty of time for a fatly fast si of , ba< ** , to , 8et soin . s ' I 'hirly four being called by the refit will take a great deal of spead I ere?. Johnnie Smotherman of Arand deception to beat this team. If i morel was high point man with High School Grid Team Guests of Rotary Club to 8 in which tl:,j guarding of Ab- i Members ot, the football squad bot and the goal shooting .of Gar-1 of the city high school were guests The girlr. won by the score of 22 1 ncr and Roy featured for Armorel. | of tho Rotary' Wilson played bcsi for Whitton. i today at the. Melton of Shawnce officiated. •• • ' 'S| The toys game wns fast ajid club for luncheon Hotel Noble as is the annual custom of this organization. . The 25 members were introduced by Kemy Hudson, coach. Round and round the stump, the: son. buck chased Pederson until help I Director Otis G. Hammond of the ing in an increase m jack rabbits, finally came from the farm house.' Historical Society said he was con-ll'on, while milder in climate than £ronml squirrels and other rodents vinced thllt &c A \ c u mtry . OIlce be-!the parks just mentioned, occasion. detrimental to agriculture, A cer Seaweed 15 being us:d for the longed to the 15th president and i ally is visited by snow flume--' tain number of ccyotcs Uiould be manufacture ot several grades ol | indicated that it Ttould be 'present- . iwrmlttcd to inhabit agricultural paper by a process evolved by a : ed to the Pennsylvania State His- i The largest towel mills in the territory." Russian engineer. - . I torical Society .because Buchanan world, are located at Kanamlis And then, too, the-mournful howl the mint. ! was a native of that siat* 'N C ' ' ' BRUSHING UP>PORTS Read Courier News Want Ads. ft PERIOD ^^oRl^R^^/ OF THE STOLE HOME is TIMES, our OF •• IT ATTEMPTS •• VET NEVER BETAS MUCH DIME OM BORS RACES. THE U«i\JtRi\TV O feWl RCai SHEUC Hume Runs? Well, Well! Considerable heat'.was engendered and there were lively vocal utterances by all partes when the big leagvo people discussed the matter of the pesky lively ball that is causing all these cheap home runs. As a inatler r.f fact/the fans of the country seem to .be divided about even Stephen on the question A iecent national poll on tlw subject, by NEA Service, revealed an astonishing disinterest considering thr| space the argument has been consuming fcr several years in the newspapers of the country. Not Interested Only 1000 votes wire cast-in the poll. Of these, 530 fans expressed Ihe view that the home run still retained its ancient thrill. On the other side of th; argument, 527 fans declared (he lively ball was cheapening the home run and spoiling the game. Tt was a sort cf a dead heat. Scores of newspapers, which printed tile ballot received no res- ixmse whatever from the sports page readers. Insults of the balloting on home rtms in the cities where the re- siwnsc was worth noting nre rliov.-ii here. Those voting "Yes" favored home runs. The "No" vot?s registered disapproval of the cheap homer. Newspaper Yes No Cincinnati Pest 12 18 Rccktord till.) Star .... 1G9 74 Danville (III) Coniiu. News 2 3 Sctmcctatdy <N. Y.) Union Star 102 20C Salt Lake (Ulahi. Telegram 40 -U Peoria (111.) Star H 12 .Michigan City Und.) Dispatch 64 1C Illinois State Journal ... 3 30 j Chillicothe (O.) News-Ad- I v.'rtlser 5 1 Monroe (Ln.) Morning World 71 9G Quii'.ry all.) Herald-Whig 5 : Klkharl Und.) Truth ... 2 .| : Asheviilc (N. C.) Times . 31 I Racine iW-W.) Times-Call I !•> Do? : Ti-.e evidence does not seem to ! be \ Ty conclusive, unless It be tak- ' en as nn indication that the. fans "c pretty well split up on the qu«;u>n. It Is the same way with ''•'•e bi? league owners. Bill Vcsck of the C'.:b3, Colonel Jacob Ruppcrt ft the Yankee; 1 , and others, hold to : the r.pmlon that the preiont ball is; O. K. even if the boys do pop 11' over the wall quite regularly. Charley Stoneham and John Mc- utt- of the Giants, and several oil'.-rs. think the home run nowa- day.', is strictly the sausage. Me- Cir.v.v is quite cmphalic about it. He says the ball not only hfis un- ne a change in the last few sears, but that the baseball differs in character from month to month H seems qnlto safe to declare something ought or ought not to be dene about it. 11 YARDf To GO... a ONLY 11 rWDon counter the goal t) Y virtue of hard training, the will to win and the ability to outrun her interference, Mrs. Van Smythe has effected a brilliant plunge through the line for six yards. With only fifteen minutes to store closing time, its possible she may reach the ribbon counter and victory. Yet it is scarcely probable that a cheering section will he found from among the throng of eleventh-hour holiday shoppers. For too many are attempting to emulate the daring lady's example to waste time in applauding. And victory will be tempered by too many bruises to be its own reward. All these heroics could, of course, have been avoided had Mrs. Van Smythe possessed the foresight to do her shopping a few weeks earlier. To those who buy before the rush, gridiron tactics »re unnecessary. And it seems superfluous to say that stocks are fresher, clerks are more capable in early December than on Christmas Eve. MORE SHOPPING DAYS! COURIER NEWS

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