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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 17, 1951
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEV1LI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Cage Fix Scandal Expected to Spread Following Arrest of King Pin Gambler NEW .YOliK, Oct. 17. (AP)-The college basketball scandal is expected to spread to more schools nnd players according to Assistant District Attorney Vincent O'Connor. O'Connor made this assertion yesterday following the arrest of .JoJscph lienintemle « alleged king pin of a ba.skc.ltal! "f,x" ring. O'Connor, lunverer, gave no indication ns to how many colkecs or players might be involved, or when details would be made public. The scandal so far lias involved + _J 31 players Irom six teams, Bradley | Hogs Get McMath's Order- v De-Horn the Longhorns' Long | York Toledo, CONY, Manliatlan, Island University and New University. O'Connor indicated that Benin- tondc was "sinking" on colleges in- vclvcd but not mentioned so far in the scandal. Benintende was arrested Monday night at LaGuardia • Airport as lie stepped off a plane from Boston. He WM indicted Aug. n on a bribery charge in' connection with an alleged fix attempt of the 1950 NCAA championship game between CCNY and Bradley. District Attorney Prank S. Hogan told reporters that Benhiteude was a Kansa, 1 ; City hoodlum who associated with "known narcotics dealers and the worst ot the Missouri underworld." Questioned Aliout Staying Hogan also said that Benhiteude was investigated in the slaying of Charles Binagglo. Kansas City Democratic leader and lhat he was the bigshot of a basketball fix ring that coulct put up 550.000 in bets on a single game. The August Indictment saitl. In part, that Benintende olfcred {10.000 to Bradlcy's Gene Melchiorre to lose the game to CCNY at Madison Square Gnrdrn. Authorities said that Melcliiorre refused the offer. O'Connor said in court that Bcn- Intcnde tried unsuccessfully to fix four other 1950 games. They were, Bradley-St. Louis. Feb. 20; Brndlcy- DePaul. Feb. 11; Bradley-Baylor, March 25. and Bradley-Kansas, March 20. Yesterday, General Serious Judge Edward J. McCulJen jet bail Hi. $15.000 for Benintende and adjourned the case until Thursday. New Mexico fo Import Foreign Game Birds CARLSBAD. N. M.—Jiminic. Cox not only doesn't mind gotllnj; a bird but lie actually goes after them. Suiwrintendftit of Ke\v Mexico's game farm at La Huerta. Cox will soon go tn the Middle East tor six months of study nnd collection uf cxollc game birds. Among other birds he hopes tn bring back to t\cw Mexico 500 cini- kars to provide the state with a chukar hunting SC.IMIII within ten years. The i-liukar is a fast and elusive bird of the partridge family nnd about 2'; limes Die size of n quail. LI1TLE KOCK. Oct. 17. meet Die University of Texas (APi-When the Arkansas Ramibacks Faycttcvillc Saturday, they will be , tin tier orders from Oov. Sid McMalh'to whip the Longhorns. The Governor ye.stcrday issued a+ proclamation ordering the Porkers' to beat Texas, a job that Arkansas fcotball teams haven't been able to do for 13 years. McMath. an Arkansas alumnus, told the Hazorbacks to "till themselves with wild acorns—of which we have a fine crop—and proceed to de-hoin the Texas Longhortis, individually and collectively, and to tie each ol their tails in a running bowline." Dr. LcwU Webster Jones, president of the University who leaves soon to lake over as head of Rutgers university. Joined with the governor, declaring that, "the Longhorns are in danger of becoming conceited by their frequent victories over Arkansas and oilier foot- Porkers Lose Rinehart for Rest of Season FAYETTEVILI.E, Ark,, Oct. 11 (API— The University of Arkalisa! liazorbncks probably have lost the services of senior quarterback Jin Rinehart for the remainder of the season Rinehart last night underwent surgery tor an acute attack of an pendlcltls. ..-._ _ , A two-year Ictternian, Hlnehart ball teams and for the good of their I °' Frederick, Okla.. this year had souls should taste defeat now nnd shared the quarterbacklng duties with sophomore Lamar McHan. But Boy Cheyue. the university's athletic publicity director, said Rlncharl probably would not take part in any of the Razorbiicks' remaining six then." Large pep rallies on the campus are planned, as a part of tills official "Beat Texas Week," but the experts are stringing along with the unbeaten visitors, rated the number four team of the nation. It will be the first time thai the tvro teams have played in F.iyette- ville home ol the Razorbacks, since 1934. Ancient Murder Intrigues Historians Faculty Gets Virginia U. Emphasis Case CHARLO'rrESVILLE. Va., Oct. 17. (/Ti—A controversial oommutoc report reconimemUng drastic de- emptuKsi.s of football i\l the Unl- verslty of Virginia win be hud be fore thr. imi'.ci.tily faculty today. The famlty will receive the report, drawn up (jy r\ three-member Ercnip hnitted by Dr. Robert K. Goocb. nt n late nttci noon meet- in 2. The spocial mcelhii; \vas culled ];i-sl week by uimemty Ue.Tti Kry F. I_cv.'i.«. shortly nflrr tbn ri'i>ort was made public Tlun.^ay. JUH ivhui the faculty reaction WEDNESDAY, ?-. r "~"" WEDNESDAY,-OCTOBER 17, 1951 Chicks Plan to Go All Out Against Whitehaven Tribe Inserts New Plays For Invasion of Tigers If everyIhinK KOCS according to script Friday night, Blylhcviile fontljall fans will see a "new" Chick.isaw team in action against llic reputedly terrible Timers of White- liavcn, Tcnn. * There probably won't he any new faces in the lineup but the Chicks Sports Roundup By HUGH FUI.I.KHTO.V, JR. NEW YORK, Oct. 17. (AP) _ Princeton's Charlie Caldwell calls ihe point after touchdown "the most important single play in the whole Same of football." . . . And it docs seem strange in these days when have been working all week long In streamlining their offense and strengthening their defense for their clash with the Tigers at Haley Field. For the past two days, the Chicks have spent long hours working on new plays and setting up new defensive alignments. SMU's Banners, Diilon of Texas Are Named Best Backs of Week' RIP WATSON best backs of the week in the As Press poll. The winners were Fred Benner.,, Southern Methodist's one-man aerial offensive who passed for four touchdowns ana 33 6 yards against Notre Dame, and Bobby Di!!on of -naavwho made the key de™ nlnv in (ho hitter TOYiic-nlrlahntno hatll., e "* Q«eMl%» battle. As might be expected, Eenners4— - , drew roost of the praise In ballots Yesterday, the Chicks worked on 5ent '" by sportswriters and broad- two new offensive phases and worked , casters, but Dillon's heads up dc" fensive play also was generously praised. Although he's been filling the southwest air with footballs for several seasons. IJenners enjoyed his greatest day.against the amazed them well. They spent more than an hour in working on kickoff and punt returns with the accent on blocking. Anil Blocking Oood the blocking In yesterday's , " ~-j~ n.m u.c u.uvi\ni£ "i yesieruay s ins yieatesi. aay.against tne amazed lucres ^so much emphasis on Jusf practice session was the best it has Irish, last Saturday—with a nation- winning or losing that just one play should have so jnucb bearing on the outcome. . . Jimmy Pbeiati, who has coached at Purdue. Washington, St. Mary's. I. us Angles Dons and way points, figures he lias learned more alwut geography than football since Inking over the New York Yanks this fall. The Yanks played five exhibitions alj over the map and league games in Detroit, Los Angeles nnd Chicago are going right, buck on the rood for two more games before their first appearance ill New York. . . . Adolph Rupp. Kentucky bns- ketbah coach, told a Chiciigo audi- "There's a difference iri >een all year. On two occasions, half- jack Tommy Moslcy brought a punt lack al! the ^-ay behind perfect blocking and Ralph Snyder scooted 00 yards with a kickoff. The Chicks also spent a long session In working on defenses against throwing points." a game and shaving This Icu'i-cs the Porkers with McHan nnil Ralph Troillctt, n trnns- icr from I lie Junior college ranks who has seen only limited action IhiiA- a,i the only [wo signal cull- ers on the squad. Good System MONTKKAIj. M>) — There are tbice I;O<K} reasons for the fact juvenile delinquency is not a great problem here, suit! Assistant Inspector Ovila Pelletier. director of the Mire Juvenile Club. He listed lhc>e ,i.<c -ijood parents, good children, ami good oi-ganizations ccm- IriuuUiiK limn and money to help the children." Pig.skln rickitii; Xortii Carolina vs. .Maryland When Carolina Meets Jim Tallin) They ean never heaiiim They only hatum, Illinois vs. Washington lias lots oF lioys. Ilul It hasn't many Like McKlhenny Columbia vs T'etinsylvanla They say Columbia's football style Is just Ilia! milch Is as good as a mile. ,Wisconsin vs. Purdue It's nothing new To fear Fnnliie, Hut Ivy ain't Staggr Sn Its In the bni; Southern California vs California Fanny's Bears are set for the kill. Hut the boys coached by Jesse may give 'cm hill. One-Minute Sports Page Madison Square Garden can't seem to Interest radio sponsors In this winter's basketball although the television already hns been sold. Maybe the midlenctt wants to see the dumps instead of heariiiR annut them later. . . . Middleweight Paddy Young. who was inducted last spring, is out of the Army again nnd ready to right. . . Bill Ezlnicki, who refused to re|X>rt to the Druins for hockey tills fall, is planning to make the southern golf tour during the winter. . . Bobby Knight of the Broadway Clowns was tabbed by a Montevideo broadcaster as "the greatest basketball player ever to appear in Uruguay." , . . Hob Kline, former Kansas U. center and end who was stricken with Iiollo two yenrs ago. is spotting K.U. games for radio and working lor an accounting firm between week-ends. And tackle Virpil Wenirer, who contracted the same disease last fall. is back in business school. . . The railroad representative who accompanied the Penn State team to Nebraska distributed printed cards will: pep talks in verse. But he made the mistake of showing one to n fiicnd in Lincoln who commented: "In all my years In Nebraska I've rovenient. Whitehaven, reported stronger than the Tiger squad of last year which was beaten 26-14 by the Chicks. Scouting reports said that the mm Is smaller in size'but boasts very potent offense built aiound Umber-legged halfback named Bob Hollcy and Jim Shepherd, a iiltdozing fullback. The outcome of this game is very mportant to the Chicks for after ',he Tigers the Tribe has Piggott md Paragould coming up on consec- itlvc weekends and a win here would issure them of bettering the .500 nark for the season. Women Golfers Begin Play in Ft. Smith Open PORT SMITH, Ark,. Oct. 17. W) —The Hardscrabble Country Club's cornea's open golf tournament itnrts here today, but defending champion Patty Derg may not be "imong the comiwtltors. Miss Berg, winner of the tourney for the past three years, had not entered the tournament shortly before the deadline. Favorites entered include Mary Lena Faulk of Thomasville. Ga.; Marjorie Lindsay of Decatur, III., md Betty MacKinnon of Dallas. will be is n matter of conjecture. { Faculty meinliei.s. known to be nn- i xious for stiU-ter faculty control of HAMBURG. Germany. >.'T"j — A i the i;mvei*it\ 's athletic prop.raui, murder mystery I.5JO years olrt Is.'have been Until to comment publiuriguin: German historian*. i liciy on the measures proposed in It Clime Co li|:ht recently \viien !the rrmut. excavations 1,1 iiutr.vhlnnri on thei The reui>rl levommomlcd (lie nbn- N.:rth Se.i co.iM umouTcd the . lition "t H'holnrchips and Mib.>,idir.s skeleton oi a bain that had bren | for uthlcies at (he Unucrsity unit killed with a bleu on :he head and ! called for "less professional" foot- a stab in the i-host. I ball teams. It called on the institu- The remain- had liecn co;uc.i!ed tion to help "lead the way" to rtc- under tin? <::irlhen tU'ur o[ an an- i emphasis ol football on a national cicnt tribal duelling:, apparently scale. dating back !o the ,ith Century.' on a small near \YilUelmsh;uen. j The U.t=. 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Safetyrnrm zone for a safety as Silva attempted to run out a wild backward pass from (iiiarterbnek Kdrtie Croivder. Dillon also returned two punts 59 yards, intercepted a pass and ran it back 16 yards and made several Important tackles in the safety position. There Were Olliers Benners and Dillon, of course, were not the only backfield stars to gain attention on the gridirons never seen sxich corn." One Ain't Enough I.en U ram son relays this one via Hockey New*: after the Toronto Leafs had absorbed a heating 1 , Frank Strike tried to console Coach Happy Day. Said Frank: "This Is one of those moments when a fellow needs a friend." . . . "If Isn't one friend 7 need," Hap replied, "I need six friends who can play hockey." Date for ASC-Corry Field Game Changed Giants' Prexy Doubts Sale of Polo Grounds NEW YORK, Oct. 17. (AP)—Horace Stoneham, president of New York GiiinLs, Ls doubtful that a deal is cooking for the sale of the Polo Grounds, home of the National League champions. The Daily News said today that the Polo Grounds is on the verge of being sold for SEOO.OOO by the Coogan estate that owns the prop_ „ , erty on which the ball park is situ- and the headlines. There was 1 a ted. The news said that if the Johnny Bright. Drake's record-hold- uarlc ls l sold the Giants will play _. __ r,--,.. their games in the Yankee Stadium. Stoneham said, "we have a term lease on the site of the Polo Grounds. The Coogans own the property. We own the plant. We have signed a lease and I'm sure as president of the National Exhibition Company (the Giants) that the Coogans would let me know whether any negotiations were under way for the sale of the property. Up to now we have heard nothing." Date for Arkansas State College's game with Corry Reid of Pensacola, Pia.. scheduled to be played here next week, has been changed fi'om Oct. 27 to Oct. 26. • The game, sponsored by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce. will be a night affair at Haley Field. Announcement of the date change was made this morning by Herb Childs, chairman of the special Jaycee committee In charge of arrangements for the game. Mr. Childs said tickets for the game have been placed on sale at Owens Drug store and MeadS Clothing store. ™ He said reserved seat tickets for the game have been made available and also are on sale at the above business firms. Proceeds from the game are to go to the Jaycee's Playground Fund. ing runner for M more as Drake whipped Detroit. 20-C. It was "John Bright Night." promoted by an Iowa radio station. And John Olszewski of California ripped and tore tor 241 yards through the Washington State line, scoring twice as the nation's No. 1 team outmanned the Cougars. 4235 Then there was All-America Dick Kazmaier. Princeton's offensive ace. Kazmaier passed for both Princeton scores in a 13-T squeak over Penn and gained 20S yards of 2fi9 gained by the Tigers. After Oil Bocetti ot Washington and Lee twice hit receivers in the end zone and guided the generals j Wayne IMillner. who in 1935 won to a 44-14 thumping of Virginia, gridiron glory for catching a pass W&L coach Gcorse Barclay called 'from William Shakespeare — the irbackj football player, of course—Is the Philadelphia Eagles' new head coach. Millner Wayne Millner To Coach Ecqles PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 17. (API— Wayne Millner. who in 1935 him "the finest split T quarte I've seen." Other backs nominated were Chucic Hren of Northwestern, Bob Spears of Yale. Roger Zatkoff of Michigan, Hurt Brintzmnnn of Iowa. Carl Mnyes of Texas, Larry Isbell of Baylor and Junior Arterburn of Texa/i Tech. Selection of the bae.kficki stars came after rampaging Bob Ward of Maryland was named yesterday as offensive and defensive lineman of the week for his grent play in Maryland's 43-7 win over Georgia. Read Courier Netvs Classified Ads — became the third head coach of the Eagles in less than a year when club president James Clark announced yesterday that Albin ruoi McMilUn was retiring for at least the rest of the season because of ill health. .McMillin, father of five children, became conch of the National Football League team last winter when Clark fired Earle (Greasy) Neale in surprise move. native of Prairie The 50-year-old Hill, Tex., then , ., signed Millner as one of his assistants. Reynolds Moy Skip Operation - NEW YORK. Oct. 17. fAP)—If Allie Reynolds has his way, his good —albeit rattling—right elbow will continue sounding like a pair of castlnets next season. The chief, first pitcher in American League history to hurl two no. hit games In one season, has decided not to have hts elbow operated on for removal of some loose bons chips. For the past month, he has been planning the surgery. Reynolds said he plans to give it a full test in an exhibition gama this Sunday, and if things go as he expects them to, he will skip the operation.. Ugh! Bad News VERNON, Tex. (ypj—Bad news for the kids. A bumper crop of castor- oil beans Is on the way from this North Texas and neighboring Oklahoma area. Farmers expect to reap a harvest of more than $2,000.000 when the work's all done this fall. However, the kids dont get It all. Uncle Sam is stockpiling the stuff because it's used in manufacturing a special grease for jet airplanes. Its lubricating properties stand, up equally well in extremes of heat or cold. / l \ I t '.T^***-- •--^f^^.s^i ^\N\sVi!'\^i»«|^ ^^^ L fWlP^THE W ORLD ~" ' ~"1$ !SK*3iST*Ftjr BOTH 86 PRQPF . OLD SUNNY BROOK BRAND KENTUCKY BltNOCO WHISKEY CONTAINS 65X CRA1N NEUTRAL SPIRITS • THE OLD WNW 8ROOK COMPANY, WUISVILlf, Kt.

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