The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1930 · Page 6
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. ;JPACR six m.YTiiRvii.u- One May Be Rose Bowl Hem Red Elephants and Cougars. Boast Big Supply of Scin-' tillalmg Stars. I RY CLAIRE IH1KCKY | NEA Service S.iorts Writer j The frame is ready and wait hip.; We're just standing by until New ! Year's afternoon when a young i man from Washington State or Alabama will assume the hero's j pose. With that little formality i 'over, with, »••;'!! hang thc picture! of the 1931 star beside his forbears | in the Tournament of Roses Mull cf Foothill Fame. . The collection numbers quite a | few pictures now. Tte oldest is that of Willie Heslon, who oncej cavorted on some elevens at Michigan known as p:int-a-nilmtlc j teams. His picture has been hang- Inn there amid cobwebs since 1002. •The remandcr, even the more recent heroes of the past 10 years, which includes Churchill of Harvard, Muller of California, Notro Dame's Four Horsemen, Pootey Hubert of Alabama. Biff Huffman cf Stanford and Russ Saunders uf Southern California, have attained degrees of mustlness, depending on their periods of confinement. '.' Eight thousand fans comprised a capacity crowd that wntcluxl an inaugural Tournament of Roses classic In 1902 between Michigan and Stanford. Living up to their po!nt-s-minute Instincts, thc Wolverines had scored 49 points against . an exhausted Stanford .group with several minutes left In the game. At this stage, Captain Fisher oi Stanford gasped to Caplain White of Michigan: .. "We're ready to call It a day, If your men are willing." . - That ended the first New Year's Day classic on thc -consI, with Michigan a 49 to 0 winner. :. Twenty-nine years lat,?r, none of us is anticipating a one-sided victory fr>r either Washington State 'or.Alabama, the present contestants. Indications paint to a close score and a fierce struggle not to be terminated uniil CO minutes of football have left both tennis in a state of exhaustion. - Each, of the. 1931 contestants 1ms 'participated in the New Year's Day bAlUULMY, DtiCiwtBiiU 20, l!)oO BRUSHING TJP SPORTS rtagic Pants On 'Bama's Side They look like "just another >'air of pants" to the casual observer, but lo Mike Szecjl, trainer' of Alabama-'* Crimson Tid? eleven, they're "touchdown pants," and how. Grid experts may talk of power and deception, but Mike has his own Ideas on what made Alabama a great team this season: His faith, likewise his shanks', goes into a certain pair of ^threadbare trousers at game time. Once the 'Bama trainer misplaced hts treasured trousers. Mike had to den other Jeans, and It almost meant disaster for the Tide. Thereafter he never forgot; his. magic pants worked their spell over Tennessee, Vai\- derbilt, Kentucky, Florida and others on the Alabama schediil It is hardly necessary to acid that Mike's "touchdown pants' are packed in the Crimson Tldo equipment shipped to Pasadena for'the Rose Bowl game. Mike will wear them when Alabama meets WaslUnglon State Year's Day. spectacle within the past 15 years. Alabama accepted the 'invitation two years handrunnlng. winning from Washington in 1926, due to some Inspired playing by Poolcy Hubert and Johnny Mack Brown and tyinj Stanford 7 to 7 in 1927 by reason of some savage battling by Clarke Pearce, Wu WinsleU and Jimmy Johnston. Washingtcn State's sole appearance tefore the holiday crowd at Pasadena occurred 15 years ago when a fighting Cougar eleven captained by Asa Clark, center, and Rose Bowl Frays For 15 Years 1910 Brown 0. Washington State 14. 1017 Pensylpania 0. uri'uon 14. ''1918 Mnre Island Jvfarines 10. Camp Lewis 7. ' •1019 Great Lakes 17. Marc Island' 0. 10:0 Harvard 7. Orcgrn 6. 1021 Ohio Stale 0. California 28, IMS Wash.-Jcff. 0. California 0.1923 Finn Stale 3. Soiitlwrn California 14. 1924 T.r. S. Naval Academy M.Wnshlnyton 14. 1025 Notre Dame 27. Stanford 10. 19M Alabama 20. Washington 10. 1027 Alabama 7. Stanford 7. 1028 Pittsburgh G. Stanford 7. 1929 Georgia Tech 8. California 7. 1930 Pittsburgh 14. ocuthern California 47. . 1931 Alabama ? W.isiilngtcn State ?? "Service teams played clurin; war period. . Schaaf In Win Over Max NEW YORK.—Ernie Schaaf ; of (he Tt:mL« Preliminary ballollne by the .,, ,,-iry th&t awards the Eriklnc '(: championship football trophy, p!ac- I .ed Notre Dame first with 1017 voles; j Southern California second, 3JO; Alabama third, SOS; WnsMnjton I State fourth, 207, and Norlhwest- 'ern nfth, 81. ! One oi the first deductions lo I be taken from the above resv.lii might be that a great many mcin- t;rs of the Jury didn't see Northwestern play Notre Dame. So..them California was place:! 255 voles above the great Evansto:' team. It's hard to believe, but there it is, in black and white. One for St. Marj's The total of votes cast was 2053. St. Mary's, California, got exactly one voto, a third place, and was tied for 13th place in the list of rankings i>y Michigan, Tennessee nnd Texas. Pordham and Tulane each not two. Above these were Western Maryland, Dartmouth, Colgate, Army and Utah. The Army. | a team tliat went through a hard schedule with only_ a 7 to 6 "defeat at the hands of Notre Dame, was ranked seventh, sandwiched In between Utah and Colgate. It looks like Just another Job for Einstein. Alabama was placed third, between Southern California .'and Washington State. Southern California was second and Washington State was fourth, eren though the boys from the north beat the! Trojans. On the basis of the voting, it might be figured that Alabama will win the Rose Bowl game from the Cougars. It might also be figured that Washlnjton : State- isn't so good, even if It did ! defeat the Trojans. In Callfor- Inla they are Inclined to throw out that game, but the people who w&- ,gered on the Cougars collected Just the same. The preliminary ballot- jng does Indicate that football D-'ERTo THE AMERICA LHAOfc Boston turned back the yputhfiil opinion is divided even after the menace from the coast. Mai flaer,! scores have been added In ten rounds at Madison Square Garden last night. ' • Th victory was a hard "fougrlt me, A crowd of 10,000 booed the decision. -»!/$«• Jl ?\ Ml Xi. When two husky wrestlers nt the same Instant start a flying tackle Iroin close quarters, the result is—.1 double knockout. It happened In Los Angeles this fall when Don George, Michigan foolball star, and Champion Gus Sonnenberg crashed. Their heads cracked, and both went down. After 15 seconds Gus re vivcd a little, took in the situation, and wabbled over to fall across the prostrate George. He was given the fall. Another wmtllng tilt with p. double knockout took place on horse ^^^ back In Central Park. Sam Matthews, a great Australian, nnd Pete Shoemaker, a powerful wrestler, were the opponents. Duncan Ross, an other old-time grappler, rcfereed. When time was called Matthews spurred his trained horse full lilt fo Shoemaker. The latter had trouble Betting his horse .started, lierve swcrvrd just as Matthews shot in. Lilly to Lead Hurricane In 1931 Grid Campaign te° Some DissMjt on Irish Aside from the overwhelming majority by which Notre Dame was accorded first place the result seems a trifle confusing. fourteen of those who voted thought Southern California bet- than the Irish. Nine members ,oi the Jury placed Alabama ahead JONE3BORO, Ark.— JImmie Lily! of Notre Dame. Of the 228 Jury ' was elected captain of the 1931 there were three who Dame. Twenty-five members of the jury Golden Hurricane grid machine' ^f j deemed the Cougars the best of Jonesboro high at a banquet Un-i tlle P»*. And Utah won the sup- dered the team: Donald Keller, ctar I P° rt of two voters over Notre ackle, was elected sub-captain. Sixteen, men were awarded Ipl- tera and sweaters for their play miring the past season. Luxora Cagers Defeat Manila in First Game LUXORA, Ark..4;.Tuesday night the Luxora. high -school" basketball team played- the . (iWhlng -game"''of the season In' the:r!jgh school gym- iiaslum'here,' wltli' thqi'Mknila high- school team opposing them. The score was 26 to 14 in favor of Luxora. ..... . . The llrie-up was: placed Noire Dame second to their. This Grid Series Has Whiskers .of attendance nt the first choice and two jurymen Eav-iLehigh and Lafayette the Notre Darners show monev. In ' have been meetintr on the, total vote, however, Notre Uame : since 1884 and during got 741 more markers than Sauth- .they have played 64 times. ern California. . series was broken only in IBM. Tv.-c . Q, ,° In the trial-by-jury system, al- i games a season were played up toi™ rts most anything can happen. 1 1902. Colleges Haydn Society^ rehearsals and 500 regular rehearsals, 03 al rehearsals and 80 con- Thus she has devoted a ,o- Thci Gained Health on Gridiron Bill Roper, whose retirement 1 tnl of 1420 hours to this work. I He Must Have Flunked Al | P-1RIS (UPj — Mil" B''i!!ian- Hymie Caplan,- manager oi for- ] who by her gcod ioctaf was "c':c^ii manager m his , - _ " „ . . --J».i.v Wll|.lltlll, LJlUUclKVl Ul lUi- U| head football coach at Princeton mer lightweight cliammon Al Sin"- ••> came at the dose of the 1930 sea-1 er. is one of the few' mana=ei " ° ' son turned to the gridiron orlg!- j the ring game who teaches nally after a siege of illness made i boxers personally him seek outdoor employment. The | steel Industry had teen his intenj- «d business. frr mip vr-ar Read Caarier Hews Want Ari» proved o ris thatuty has is gold value. After her electixi, ''Mi^s Paris" was forced to leave - -- i her work as a dressmaker to fill REHEARSED FOR 20 YEAItS : social engagements. Sue sued the BOSTON, tUP) — Mrs. Grace. P. Beauty Committee ior her i-H tima ded Mr . Estes has toen presented a medal and money. The court award . J iu req-.gnition of her perfect record $400.- Luxora Bllllnssly Young L> p nch Scott Mentions Anders Seaton Anders RP Sub. • LJ 1 .' Sub. K.G. 3ub. L.G. Sub. Manila Wright 1 .Hutton Vanzort Johnson Tipton Moore Churches Urged to Take Up Prohibition Study WASHINGTON. (UP.)-Dcclaring that "a disproportionate amount of time, has been expended by thc church In political activities," the , executive committee of the Federal '« c ; Council of Churches of Christ In j America recommended increased at- The mens heads cracked together. Shoemaker fell to the gro'.mcl and' 'entlon to the temperance move- Mntthcvvs slumped over his steed's neck. Both men were unconscious.'. " lem Matthews recovered consciousness first and was awarded the match.' re ' annual meeting. closed "» up the cumbersome Bears nf Brown University by a count of 14 to f>. . Alabama backers again are counting on the magic of Coach Wallace Wade to pull them through - Twice they have seen Wade's un-1 out by thc referee, ed. To When The boxing came also has had doublo knockouts. I recall the time Sclm Fitz t iatrlc!t - thc "Australian Comet," was'lighting'Mfte Ckary of New York. Each was a terrific walloper. The betting, In fact, was based largely upon which would land flrsi and thus win the fight. It came In the seccnd round. H\ch connected simultaneously with his A resolution called upon churches to provide for study of the liquor problem by young people and adulta In discussion groups, forums and chueh assemblies. opponent's chin. Each went down like a poled ox. Both were counted ln PARIS, (UP)—A band cf confidence men is reaping a fortune by cashing In worthless German pre- per marks. The, band works provinces, exchanging only - '<>. - ** "° COI>tcst " a » rt of similar strength™"^ siVor that (heir bn!l: ° was Washington State—an undefeated record in Tournament of Roses competition. | Records cf thc rivals are as gcod I as any team claiming national rec.- i ognltlon, with the possible cxcep-1 ~ tion of Notre Dame. Each has won! BOSTON. (UP)—Although weigh- nine scheduled games. Alabama i ln S 41 f,500 pounds—slightly more later, they were informed i purse-was evenly divided. | Three Men Can Push 417,500 Pound Engine red at Johore recently. When the teller of the tale arrived on the scene he found a huge python, Just killed, on the, edge oi a clearing. The ground *as beaten Hat, while the tiger's luf was everywhere. men are willing to accept the- marks rather than lose the large business orders placed by the band. (TASS1FIED confined her conquest entirely to! thBn 20S tons—a new-type locomo* The snake - measured 28 feet. 9 Dixie opponents, while Coach Babe'- tive P'-aced in service on the New Inches, and in girth at the thickest Holllngsby's Cougars made a 3000- Yorii ' Kew Haven and Hartlord! P art was n e arl y three feet. The! mile, trek to Philadelphia to sub- railroad, can be puslied along a i s - ;ln WBS disfigured all over by the] due the Vlllanova Wildcat. jstretch o' level track by three men.' mar!c s of tiger claws. Its body was Comparative scores Indicate a 1 The huge engine will be us?rt for I le ' 1 where It lay, but later the tl- sllght edge for Alabama. The i experimental purposes on a freight i^" dragged It some 200 yards into Crimson Tide scored 247 points for'route between New Haven Conn tlle jungle and half ate It. an average of slightly more than;and New Bedford. Mass' it ul over a 24-point average. Alabama held .her opponents to 13 points: T . EYED AUSTRALIA j PARIS, <UP> — A curious inftp, ; now in the possession of thc French | Geographical Society reveals that ' Napoleon Bonaparte once planned and whitewashed seven of her nine! iieer Wins Terrific frea. Washington State allowed' n • .. « . r r „ - . but 32 polnU ayatpjt her, and heWJ Battle With Python to lnvadc Australla ond ann « it five rivals' scoreless. ! BOMBAY (UP)-Klre, or n^- ° Pr " nce ,'.. Ttl ° u Sp ^ Co y cred wllh • « « 'vi-.. .. "J" ^ In 8s of the., notes written by Napoleon and - Who do I pick as the winner? bauie 4t when tto d^,'^' ci ^ coata " ls «?« ^" nc ot llla P™' . 4 ut.my fingers are cross- one ' V ** ga>cl '• ^ a " B< *' ™ nc ! ,?° l!1 " d BaJ1 -. Wh»V» your euess • I ci,/,i .>, i aparte, descendent of the Emperor, i w(»y» your guess. , ( such a titanic encounter occur- presented the map lo the society. SPECIAL; Their workmanship is of hiKli f|ti;ility, Ihcir sides are slrong. iind Ihcir holly-covered lojis arc handsome, indeed. Yel wo hesitate to rjcommend them as Christmas gifts. Far more to be desired would have been the beautiful objects each once contained. Empty shelves make shopping an empty pleasure. Of course stocks are much more complete early in December than just before Santa slides' down your radio aerial. Newly arrived then, they arc fresher and cleaner as well. It will avoid disappointments and stem (Vie flood of future tears if you inspect the holiday displays at once ... if you do your Christmas buyinpr NOW! ONLY MORE SHOPPING DAYS! COURIER

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