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JPAGE TEN BLYTHEVTTvLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THT7RSDAY, DEC. 18, 1952 Archie Moore Promises Action in Lightheavy Class Br RI> WII.KS ST LOUIS (AP) Able Archie Moore, wearing his new light heavyweight crowr at a jaunty tilt, now hurls a promise that carries a challenge to other hopefuls in his 175 pound class i "I'm going to put some life Into the division. Any contender who deserves a chance will get it from me." / That was one of the first statements made by the 36-year-old St. Louis Negro last night 'as the new world lightheavy king. Only minutes before he had won a unanimous decision over Joey Maxim— a thoroughly beaten but astoundingly game ex-champion. There wasn't much doubt about who would be wearing the crown at fight's end by the time the battering fists of Moore had mauled Joey for seven rounds. •Before the bout, Moore—who weighed 112V4 to Maxim's 174'/2— was an 8-5 favorite, with the odds shifting to 12-5 at light time. Judge Fred Connell gave it to Moore. 87-03, and Judge Howard Hess saw it 82-68. Referee Harry Kessler alone had it surprisingly close. Repeatedly warning Moore to keep his punches up, but penalizing him only once. Kessler scored the "fight 76-14. The Associated Press card had it 87-C3 for Moore. The crowd of 12,610 fans that flocked to the arena—nnd paid s gross gale of $89,487 for. a nev, 6t. Louis record—also shouted ap proval of the decision. After the seventh Moore just went through ihe formality of fighting the pre scribed 15 rounds. Particularly in the 10th did Moore assert his punching super iority. He leaped out of a crouch Bhd landed a smashing right thn sent the 30-year-old Maxim reeling into the ropes. Only Joey's ability to tie up his opponent kept hin from suffering the second knock out of his 12-year career. That was the big question throughout the fight. How muc' can Maxim iakc? He can take an amazing ainoun of punishment, He was hurt 1 every round after the seventh And even in ^he first he was stag tiered by a right and had to cllnc to clear his head. In the eighth Moore' opened cut under Maxim's left eye. In th ninth blood spilled from a dee gash on Maxim's left cheek, H finished the 10th with a malchtn cut on the right cheek. Time and again Moore u leashed ihe full fury of almost decade of frustration as the "un crowned champion." only., to fin Maxim still on-his feet. Mt shuffled Inlo clinches, took le Jibs and tried • unsuccessfully, ivold Moore's jarring, sneak right hand. f.U was only the third title d fense for Maxim since the Clev land Italian won the cro\vn fro Freddie Mills In 1950. Moore, contender for 10 years and No challenger for almost live, ha been Ignored until now »s l poi drawing card. Maxim got $100,000 for Ihe fig' .under a contract guarantee. Receipts from a nation-wide tel cast were not disclosed, but Hit more than the title was left Mooro. For Archie, that enough. in Great Rally To Tumble Whitehaven Junior High School's Papooses came roar- ng back in the tag-end of the third and in the final .quarter esterclay to overcome Whitchnven, Tcnn,, 44-41, at Whitc- aven. * Playing their MB logs Meet Ole Miss Game at Little Rock; Texas-Tennessee, Rice- Wave Games Also Up Ry The Associated Press Pour Southwest Conference bas Oial! quints take lo the maples onight in an effort to better the OOP'S non-conference, pre-sejison ecord of 13 wins and 6 defeats. Southern Methortlsl, winning Its Irst start of the pre-season grind night, put the conference over Ke 2-lo-l margin It has been en- oying agnlnst outside competition. The Ponies, beaten in their first wo games, dcfeMcd the touring Colorado AfcM Hams, 63-62, when Bob Clayton snnk l'.vo free throws n the last eleven seconds. Dennis Stuehm, giant Ram Junior, aced the losers with 21 points. oph Art Barnes led the Ponies vlth 18 points. ' ,, TCU-.MlMouri The Rams play Baylor University at Waco, Tex., tonight to con- Inne their Texas tour. Other games lit Rlne against Tulane at Houston, Texas vs. Tennessee at Knoxyllle, and Texas Christian against Missouri at Columbia. SMU's game with Kansas »t Lawrence tomorrow night Is the only one involving a Southwest Conference five. But Saturday night's program sees six of the seven Southwest Conference quints In action, everybody but Texas AfcM. Arkansas plays Mississippi at LHtle Rock, Baylor meels Tulnne at New Orleans, Rice lakes or Colorado A&M at Houston, SMI play.s a second game with Kansas at Lawrence, TCU meets. St. Louis al St. Louis, and Texas plays Van dcrbilt at Nashville. . without the services of center, Charles Abbott, the Pups were trailing the Whitehaven Juniors by 13 points with about three, minutes gone In the third quarter. But, led by Bobby Jonen, the Paps rallied to take command' in the closing minutes of the game. Important Win The victory went down as an Important one In the paps' early season record for Whitehaven holds a win over highly-regarded Jonesbora. Jones pumped 25 points through In leading the juniors last night. He was followed by Freddie Akers •*Un seven anrTTfodee with six. Bratchcr. who stepped into Abbott's slot, played well and scored three points. Also filling In ably were Kenny Isaacs and Freddie Rounsavall, who came up off the bench for last night's contest. The Whitehaven encounter is the Paps' final game until Jan. 6 when they-travel to Piggott. Tile Hne'ups: lyllirvtllo Pos. Whifeharen ones 25 F ' Spence \kers 1 F Meyer 9 Bratcher S O Harder 7 'ail 1 O Rice 15 lodge 6 O Eldrcd ' substitutes: Blythevllle — Isaacs . Bagtey, Stanley, Veach. Rounsa all 1; Whitehaven — Peek, Prich- rri 4, Hattle, F£«b!e, Forbes 2 'ollard. Cage Scores BJ- The Associated Press Oklahoma A&M 62 DePaul 51 Detroit 74 Houston 74 Nebraska 82 Springfield (Mass) 73 Dayton 72 Eastern Kentucky 62 La Salle 81 Arizona 68 Peorla 'Cats 61 Idaho 82 Colorado State 11 Lowry AFB 44 Read.Courier News Classified Ads BOWL-BOUND—Tom Stolhandske, Icfl, will play plenty of end fur Texas against Tennessee in the Dallas Cotton Bowl on New Year's Day. Doug Atkins, center, six-foot five and 220 pounds, is to do the same thins at tackle for the Volunteers. All-America George Morris, Georgia Tech's co-captain and linebacker, is set to stop Mississippi in the New Orleans Sugar Bowl. (NEA).. LaSalle,A&M, Irish 9 KeepRecordsCleah By TED MEIER NEW YORK (AP) — La Salle, Oklahoma A&M, Navy and Notre Dame all retained their unbeaten status in college basketball last night. ' ' LaSalle. the nation's No. 1 (eam4 ——• in the Associated Press poll, won Armorel, Luxora Play a Thriller Arkansas .Spartettes — Johnie Burnett Explains'AAA's Sound' High School Sports Slate By CAR!, BELL LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Athletic Association is endeavoring to familiarize the general public with its efforts to promote "sound" high school sports pro- grama and to keep them on a strictly amateur basis. its seventh straight, a 87-68 conquest of Arizona at Tucson. The explorers from Philadelphia, NIT champions, are on a transcontinental tour. Playing at home at Still water, Okla. the Aggies chalked up their sixth in a row, taking DePaul, 62-51, In a rough game. DePaul previously was undefeated. Notre Dame made it four straight by trimming Chicago Loyola, 53-45, at South Bend. Navy took Rutgers, 95-73,'for the Middies' fifth straight, The Ivy League season got under way with Cornell taking a 65-56 overtime victory over Harvard at Ithaca. Lee * Morton tossed in 31 points for the Big Red. Red Holmes got off a 44-foot set shot in the last two seconds of an' overtime to give West Virginia a 101-100 Southern Conference victory over William and Mary. Louisiana State beat Alabama,- 58-45, in the Southeastern Conference and Detroit whipped Houston, 64-64 the Missouri Valley Conference. In other games Siena beat Rhode Island, 79-70; Dartmouth trimmed Vermont, 71-60; Niagara humbled Syracuse, 65 - 45; Maryland took Virginia Military. 54-37: Nebraska downed Springfield (Mass) 82-73 and Utah State tripped Washington State, 12-65. Group Urges MCA Compliance PAYETTEVTLIjE <7Tj — The Unt-' versity of Arkansas' Faculty C6m- nKtce'nn Athletics was urged yes-" .erday to comply with the North Central Association accrediting reg- t ions in connect inn with (he school's search for A new football coach. ' '\ It came frpm a resolution of the niversity's Faculty^ Senate, which met to hear a report,from President Dr. John T, Ca Id well on the school's athletic program. •, Blytheville Boy Out for Mat Team JONESRORO—Billy Dean Jackson of BlythevHIe Is one of 27 wrestling hopefuls seeking a berth on the 19&3 Arkansas State College mat team, Coach Harold Nichols reported today. :" Jackson, a-sophornore at the college. Is currently working out In the 123-pound weight division. He is a graduate of BlytHeville High School and is majoring in engineering. Saigh Winning Fight for TV Funds • . . By JOE REICHLER NEW YORK (AP) —St. Louis owner Fred Saigh, slowly bxit surely, appears to b winning; his determined battle to get B share of the television receipts from Cardina games at other parks. The latest club about to accede to his demands are the Philadelphia Phillies. ' ' dodgers Is another matter. It Is Iheir .belief, that every home club -'As of the moment-, only the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds have enlcred Into video agreement with Saigh, whereby the Invadlnff team gets a piece of lhat money. But it is quile likely that the others will fall in line. "I don't always agree with the things that Mr. Wrigley (Phil Wricley, owner of the Cubs) proposes," said Bob Carpenter, owner of the Phils, "but I have discovered that he's invariably right. "Wrigley is way ahead of all of us in Ihe matter of radio, television and promotional ideas. He knows more about those items, and how to use them, than any oilier baseball man. So I shouldn't be surprised if I follow suit." Meaning that the Phils, loo, will share their video. Saigh has agreed to tak» "only" 30 per cent of the television receipts from Cardinal carries at Wrieley Field but is asking as high as 50 per cent from the New York Giants. Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Prrills because "Ihej get more out of their television rights than the Cubs." The Giants i and Dodgers have refused even to discuss, the matter with the Redbird president whose steady refrain has been, "No cut, no television." Chances are, however, that Ealgh will tone down his demands to about 40 per cent. Whether that will be agreeable to the Giants and Osceola Juniors To Missco A— The Osceola Junior girls basketball team will be seeking their fourth win in B TO\V and the Junior hoys will be making their fifth attempt to pet into the winner's circle tonight when the two tenms trrk to West Ridge to play Missco's junior t^ams. After n slow start, the Junior Seminolotles have racked up their last three opponents and their last win over Luxorn was one in which they proved they cannot be dls- counted in the future. The boys have been on the losing side of the ledger four times and are getting anxious (o win that first onr. Size has been their main drawback thus far. Starting lor the Junior Scmlnol- ettes will be Anna Beth Morrow. Betty Clare Bowles and Fonda Wcldon in the forward slots and Jennie Vec GiHentine, Melba Jonefi and either Carol Jones are Connie Kis^ell in the guard positions. For the boys it will be Jimmy Lindsey, Tom Pat Hartley, J. W, Reese, iJarrjr Hulsey and Coy Peepers. i Game time: 7:30. entitled to keep Us entire tele vision and radio tube, with nothln for the visitors. "I think 50 per cent Is nn equi able figure," said Saigh. "but am willing to listen to reasonabl arguments for a lesser cut. Whn I'm really nfter Is an equal balanc of strength in our league. Prcce rtent is a great,*thing in basebal I'm trying to establish one In th case. The amount Is secondary. Hew Phil Secretary AAA leaders hope to gain the-f- nnderstanding aqd enlist the aid i of fans in Its work. . i Johnie Burnett, executive secre- j tary of the Association, has written an open letter to civic clubs/ PTA groups, sports writers and sports announcers. The letter carries Ihe theme "Let's keep junior and senior high school sports amateur." "We feel we have come a long way with pupils, coaches and game officials in working toward our goal of sound athletic programs," Burnett explained. "But some of the people downtown don't understand our program and we're ytng to enlighten them." Pre tentative Measures It isn't that any distasteful situa- has developed in Arkansas gh school sports. "We're trying to prevent rather ian cure," said Burnett. In his open ' letter, the AAA sec- etary declares that "puring the ast year, the college -athletic pro- ram has been plagued with sen- Unnnl outbreaks involving ques- onable practices by plnyers, oubtful solicitation policies anci ^sportsmanlike nets by teams heir followers." Then he explains that strict pol- cles and regulations of the AAA. overning body of high school ports, are designed to prevent imilar situations on the prep evel. Regulations Listed These regulations include age Emits, n ban ngainst a higi chool athlete participating in in .ependent contests, bans again: nyone except the schools making \wards to high school athletes nm irohlbition of postseason a 11-stn games or other "extravaganzas' which promoters might . us athletes. Burnett says there is "a decide: effort on the part of promoter • sponsor pee wee sports." He adds that the AAA is try In i discourage this because: "The boys who's been feted i aee wee sports are a blase bunc oy the time high school coachc get hold of them. They've^ hn longer trips than they'll get nigh school athletes. They've ha banquets end awards." Principles Tn his open letter, Burnett hoU that high school athletic contes are designed for : (1) Pupils, to play. (2» Coach lo teach. (3) Principal to supervise. (-i) Game official to administe (5) Spectators to enjoy. The Burnett letter appealing the general public to help keep prep sports for only these purpose Barnhill Temporarily Safe from AL Council LITTLE ROCK. Ark. <AP> — John Bamhill's position as athletla dl- ictor at the University of Arkansas apparently is safe, at least temp- rarily, from action by the Arkansas Legislative Council. PHILADELPHIA (..TV-John Wif. former business manager of tl Scheucctady. N. Y., club, succem Frank Powell as traveling secreta of the Philadelphia Phillies. Wl has been with the Phlllle organ zaton since 1947 and has work for their farm teams In Bradfor Pa.. Tcrre Haute; Ind., nnd Uttc N.Y. ndian Owners Choose Up Sides Stockholders Meet Today to Consider Club's Problems CLEVELAND iff',— The Cleveland ndians hold an unscheduled con- est in the winter today—but, it is n the front office, not the diamond. This is the day the team's stock- lolders—the people who own the earn—choose up sides on the quar- el between President Ellis Ryan nd his other officers over how to un the baseball club. Most of the club's stockholders were to meet in Municipal Stadium, to get a first hond look at Ryan's three-year record. Show-Down The special meeting was called by opponents of Ryan in the hope that showdown vote would result in a w board of directors strong enough to fire him from his Job. Donald W. Hornbeck, the club's secretary and a director. Is the spokesman for this group. He thinks this can be done. Ryan and Ihe five directors supporting him believe they wield enough support for a vote of confidence. On the other hand, a number of people on both sides said the vote may be so close that nothing will be decided finally today. That would leave the board as it is—six directors for Ryan, six against him In that ca.se, the first might continue until the regular annual stockholders meeting Sept. 12. Rep. Paul Van Dalsem of Perry who proposed abolishment of the posilion last Monday, yesterday moved that the motion be rescinded and the council promptly approved. The original recommendation would have gone to the 1053 legislature, in the form of a-rider on the university's proposed .biennial appropriation bill, A threat on the part of other council members to rescind the recommendation apparently caused Van Dalsem's action. Van Dalsem said he 'had heard that the university.faculty committee on athletics Tuesday, had '"refused" to hire Paul (Bear) Bryant of the University of Kentucky as head football coach. Bryant has been a prominent applicant for the position vacated by Otis Douglas, who resigned after the team won only two games and losing eight. Rep. Clifton Wade of Washington County said that "it isn't true" that the faculty committee had turned down Bryant, who has not applied for the job. Monday. Van Dalsem blamed Barnhill for "strife within the tth- etic department," which the legls- ator said led to a losing football earn and the resignation of Douglas. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION IN THE PROBATE COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS ETATE OF CARL GEORGE PAUL. DECEASED. • Last i known address: 10B West Kentucky Ave.. Blythevllle, Ark. "Date of death: Dec. 6, 1952. . The undersigned has been pointed administratrix of the above named decedent.- All persona having claims agalnsl the estate must exhibit them, dulj authenticated, to the undensignec within six months from' the date ol the first publication of this notice they shall be forever barred and Panthers Win First Gome in Osceola's Invitational Tourney OSCEOLA—First-round play in Osceola's 'invitational tournament l^st night was-highlighted by a pair of forfeits and a 41-30 thriller between boys teams ol Armorel and Luxora, the winner. Lepanto's teams failed to show up and forfeited-to Dell's boys and Luxora's girls. In the only other game played, Reiser's girls steamrollered Dell, 62-37. Barbara Creecy, who only played half the game, racked up 23 points for Keiser. Peggy Johnson arid Peggy Blair each had H for Dell. Armorel seemingly ha'd Luxora but just couldn't hold «n to a slim ead. ' • Steals Ball .Thrice Luxora's Towles stole the ball hree times in the final minutes and scored six points as Armorel tried o freeze the ball. ' Luxora'! Tate did the same thing twice, hit on one attempt and missed on the other. Armorel held a 20-11 halftime lead and a 29-27 lead at the end of :hree quarters. • Dyer and Bradshaw,. with 13 and 12 points, tipped Armorel scoring while Bobby Tate and Johnson, with 11 and ten, led Luxora in point making. Tonight will find this lineup of games: Marked Tree-Reiser boys, Marked Tree-Armorel girls, Osceola-Manila boys, and Osceola-Manila girls. precluded ^from any benefit in the estate. This notice published first on Dec IB, 1952. : , Elva P. Poe, Administratrix, 108-West Kentucky Ave.. • : Blythevlll'e, Arkansas Frank' C. Douglas, atty. Football Stars Bqgiri Arming To Prep for East-West Game In 80 games at Ebbets Field the Dodgers scored 3S9 runs for an average of 4.86 runs per game. BT RUSS NEWLAND , • SAN FRANCISCO IJPi — College football stars-who will battle it.out in the 28th annual East-West charity game here Dec. 27 began check- Ing in today. The 25-man squads comprise BQrne of the finest college senior players in the country. Brief practice is scheduled Saturday. The teams will begin two^a-day workouts Monday. • i Eastern players will train at the University of Santa Clara, the Westerners at Stanford. Munn Coaches Clarence (Biggie) Munn of undefeated Michigan State, the top team in the annual Associated Press poll, heads the East's coaching staif. He Is assisted by Ray Elliot of Illinois anci Dr. Eddie Anderson of Holy Cross. Munn, couch of the year | bllities. In the AP poll, i-ill use his highly successful'single wing offense. The East shapes up'as'a hard hitting outfit,' powered by some great running backs; fine passers and top receivers. The western coaching staff is headed,.by Howie Odell of Washington. His aides are Julie Stkes of Kansas and Chuck Taylor of Stanford. They'll match their squad, man for man, with the East. Odell's lost scattering T formation setup will be employed. The squads have only six day« in which to learn plays and weld into units. Even on such short notice, however, they most likely-will perform as If they have worked together for a long period. They've been picked for their over all capa- earned applause from H. V. Porter, secrelary of the National Federation of High School Athletic Associations. Porter has obtained copies to send to all Federation members. Rushing Halfbacks TALLAHASSEE. Fla. (iPl — Left halfback Roy Thompson and Fullback Stan Dobosz are the rushing workhorses of the Florida state University grid team. In the Sem- Inoles' first four games, this pair carried the ball on 84 occasions between them. That's 'exactly half the entire team-rushing total. 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