The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1953 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 14, 1953
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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 1953 Slaughter Voted Creates! Comeback in 1952 Sports _ BI.YTHRVTU,E (ARK.) COURIER Two-Platoon Fa te to be Known ST. PETERSBURG, Pla. Wi—The football rules committee of the Na tional Collegiate Athletic Association will decide today whether lo clamp restrictions on the two-platoon system. » The controversial free substitu- > lion rule, which revolutionized college football in 1941, was the subject of vigorous dtscuKion in the clowd-door committee meetings Monday ind 'Tuesday. Secretary R. jj. Wieman, University o( Denver athletic director said "We reached a tentative solu'lton' but he declined to elaborate pendine a final vote today. Gets Nod over Notre Dame Football Team by 3 Points ( , ,. N f v X OI tf< (A , P > - EMOS SliuijhUr,. the St. Lotus Cardinals outfielder who was supposed to be through after R dismal 1951 season, made tht greatest sports comeback of 1952 — hut not without a tough battle of ballots with t h e ...Notre Dame football team. s ^ .• The 36-year-oM slaughter got (he+— ' ___ /lot! over Nutre Dame by the nMl- Bin of a slim three points in the annual year-end poll of the 'Associated Press. In one of the closest Vote finishes since the poll began in 1831. - I.asl year was Slaughter's second best season In the big time, and In J<!0 games Enos—who owns a jewelry store In Belleville. 111..—hit n doubles, 12 triples, n home ru-is and drove in 101 runs. His average was an even .300. Notre Dame, usually dominant In college football, finished (he 1952 season with the same won-loss-tied record as 1951, 1-2-1. Opening the 1552'season, Coach Frank Leahy's Fighting Irish were held to a 1-7 tie by Pennsylvania. Then Notre Dame defeated Texas, 14-3. But. Just when It seemed better days were coming, the Pitt .Panthers cooled off the South Bend outfit, 22-1B. Prom then on, however. Notre Dame lost only to Michigan Slate (he nation's No. 1 college team' 21-3. Notre Dam? downed' Purdue' 26-14; North Carolina, 34-14- Navy' .17-6; Oklahoma, 27-21; !<,„.« 27-0-' and wound up by polishing off Hose Bowl bound Southern California, M Kims Third ^ The LCJ Angeles Rams, 1951 National League football champions ,wno got off to a poor start In the 1952 seas&n only to fight back and force a playoff In the league's National division, gained third place with 59 points. Fourth with 49 points went to Johnny Miae. the 39-year-old Nmv York Yankee veteran, who stepped In when Joe Collins went into a hitting slump In the World Series Tony DeSplrito, the young apprentice jockey who set a new riding record by bringing in 390 winners during 1952, was fifth with 31 points. The U. S. Olympic team, which apparently had lost the unofficial point leadership to Russia at He! slnki, was No. 6 In the comeback for closing with a rush to edge the Soviets, SIC to 553M NEW RACKET — Gussie Moran of lace panties tame poses in more conventional garb at the Palm Springs, Calif, Racquet Club, v/here she is tennis hostess. <NEA) 6-9 Thomas Tops in AIC B.v The Associated frr,, Calvin Thomas of Southern State Is the big man of AIG basketball In more ways than one today. The 6-foot-9 center scorer! SB points with his deadly hook shots in leading the Mulerlders over Arkansas State, 82-18. at 'Magnolia last night. It wns close all the way but Southern managed to stay In /rout on a lead that averaged five points. Heudrix whipped Henderson, 6044. in another game. The winners' Jrlm Coleman was high scorer with AlJ points. Fights Lost Night TUESDAY'S FIGHTS Ry The Associated Press TAMPA. Fla.—Kid Gavllan, 150, Havana, -outpointed Aman .Peck 151. Tampa, 1, (non-title) TOLEDO. Ohio— Chuck Davey HP. East Lansing. Mich., knocked out Johnny Williams, 143H, New York, i. I. OS ANGELES— Billy Peacock, 118. Philadelphia, outpointed TonV my Umcda. 120. Honolulu 10 HASTINGS, Neb.-Dllly Noble, 119. Omaha, stopped George Blackstone. ITS, Omaha, 7. NOTICE Carpenters I.oral al 209'/i Main St. will be Open Monday Ihroiigh Friday from S lo 5. If you need lo remodel, repair or build Call 3372. Tirsl class work bj union ' craflsmen, and in- formaliori you need. Aflcr 5 p.m. Call 8717. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh SI nek Guaranteed Besl Prices Kirby Drug Stores Rich Winter Racing NEW YORK m-Winter racing will offer the nation's crop of three-year olds many rich oppor- this season. A total of will be distributed ' hi a space of ' four weeks; The Santa Anita Derby, valued at 5100,000 will be run on Feb. 21. The Flamingo at Hfalcah on the 28th also carries $100,000. On March 14 the 540,000 tunities S340.000 The Hot Stove League — Tigers Must Count On Youths for Bounce ^ PUt " eW bouncc into Hulchinson, who succeeded Re fiolfe at the Tiger helm last sum nier, Is confident he will have ai Improved club and says it is no out of Ihe realm of possibility tha his Tigers will finish as high a third. 'In the last couple of years w have gone from second to fifth t eighth," he said. "Nobody sal that could happen.- But It did. Wh can't we move up as fast? -Tak' the Yankees and Indians out. anu there is little to choose between (he rest of the teams." Onl/ 11 Biek One accusation that can't be hurled at Hutchinson Is that h has stood pat, a charge levelle< against previous Tiger manager until Rolfe made that giganlii nine-man deal last June. Ther< will be only 11 repealers on hi land. Pla. Of the new laces 1 spring training squad at Lake will be first year men. The apple ot Hutch's eye »n Ihe youngster who is ex-peeled I lead the Tigers out of the Junel is Harvey Kuenn, a 22 year-oli shortstop who only a year ago wa dying for dear old Wisconsin U A tall, rangy lad, Kuenn wa presented wilh a $50,000 bonu upon his graduation last June and as far as Detroit officials are con cerned. it was (he best bargain Ihey ever got. After pummeling Three-Bye (Class B) League pitch ing for a .340 average in 73 games the collegian moved up (o Delroi In Seplember as the regular short slop and picked right up wheri he left off. He banged away a .325 clip and impressed in th field. He's listed as Ihe regular shortstop for 1953. lie has a 4-F classification in the.draft because of a football knee injury. New Outfield The Tigers are going to have brand new outfield in 1953 Gone are Vic Werlz, Hoot Evers ajbl Johnny Groth, hailed BS (Jie bes picket line in baseball only two Bob-, pieman, recenUy acquire; Louisian Deroy will be run e climax is the 5100.000 Florida Derbj at Oullstream Park on March 21. V Sure, you £et 3-point triple quick-hitch V Naturally you get Hydraulic Touch Control V Constant Draft Control of mounted tools V Implement Position Control, too! V 4-wheel stability; row crop ability V Exclusive Proof-Meter gives you the facts you need NEW ORD TRACTOR Go/clcfi JuMee MODEL ^ Live-Action Hydraulic System, fast response : V Hy-Trol jives choice of hydraulic speeds V New Ford "Red Tiger" overhead valve engine. V A bigger, heavier, stronger tractor f New Live Power Take-off* fAnd many more new features V Pius a low Ford price! •Sold npgrttrlf. Now on Display... Come In and See It! Snow Tractor Co. 112 No. Franklin I'hone S951 years ago. In their places will be a quartet of rookies headed by a Jrom the St. Louis Browns- and couple of minor Jeanne home run kiiiKs, Frank Carswell and Rufus (Jake) Crawford. Cars«-ell, getting a belated portunity at 33. was op- Ihe baiting - * --. .-_, ., BO llic IMtllllllJ terror of the International League He led ln with Hot Sorinos Wins No. One By The Assudaifii r rr >s Hot Springs' Trojans won their first BlB ^ basketball game or Ihe (season last night, trimming North Lltllc nock- High School, 50-41. Bon Rariley, tcorlng 20 points sparked the Hoi. Springs quintet which was in charge from early in Ihe second quarter. Pt. Smith, Ihe defending regular season champion, turned hack Kay- eltevillc, 65-42, In a non-conference game. ; n' HI ' ru '» baited In with 101, and practically every other slugging department. The Buffalo graduate left his speed in the North Pacific,-hi s arm is Mdrnary but he Is sllli considered a good, glove man. Crawford, «t 24, l s rated a real i chance. The tall Mlssourlan came i from the Browns In a $SO,000 deal i hist fall Involving cliff Mapes and! Neil Berry. Experts say he Is I ready for the big lea e ues. His I batting mart at Scranlon last'ycar was only .288, but he topped the I Eastern League with 27 homers' and 93 runs balled in. College Cage Scores By The Associated Press I* Salle 63 Manhallan 52 Darlmoulh 67 Holy Cross 61 Dayloil 82 NYU 75 North Carolina 11 Davidson 60 Western Kentucky an Tenn Tech Concordla (Mo) 52 Sluitileff 43 William Jewell 69 Baker C8 St. Benedicts 62 Wasliburn 32 Culver Stockton 81 Cartilage 74 Southern Illinois 62 Washington (St. Louis) 57 -Missouri valley 63 Central (Mo) 54 Oklahoma city 59 East Texas 47 Colorrtrto Siale 64 Colorado Ai,M 61 ' 61 GOALIE, NO KIDDING— Any° SSPCClinfe ' ' hal ice h °<*cv I'l sophomore of Verdun Qu ^:to-v^ lop college goalies. (NEA) Pro Cogers Move Plays ^MINNEAPOLIS (/PJ-Do teams'In the National Basketball Association have special plays like In football? The answer is definitely yes. The Minneapolis Lakers, for example, have several pet formations Their "Pensacola" play Is one that the club has been using for- six i years. It Is one of their best scoring t patterns. The Lakers also have a ! formation called the "Weak side." I Naturally, the Mimic-solans refuse to divulge what these plays are and how they work. NOTICE .The annual meeting of shareholders of the BlyUieville Federal Savings and J.oan Association will be held in the office of the Secretary. 124 W. Ash, Blytlicville, Ark., • at 2 n.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1953. W. J. POLLARD Secrelary W. Virginia Has Four Back MORGANTOWN. W. Va, lip, _ Four holdovers from last, season's strong west Virginia basketball team are back in action. They are led by Eddie Becker who scored 307 points Ihougli he started in only nine of 27 games (or the Mountaineers. Olher veterans on hand are Captain Jim Sottlle, Mack Isncr and Red Holmes, who ranked seventh nationally In assists. 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