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BATORBAY, DECEMBER 18 1§BO • «-in™ . . ^^^^^^^^^•^^^••^•^•^•^g^^^^^^^^^^^^f^^^^^^ —— ; L ro . BLYTKETTLL.B, (AR1C.)' COURIER XgWl '•".'; ':'." ^•f e | • __ ':' • •• ..' '" — -^ —. L.. . •• . . PAGE FIYB ^TO_9nOapooses Win Over:Manila--BHS 'Bee s' Defeated by Wilson « niors Get 66-45 "diet; Juniors Take 48-25 Decision MANILA, Dec. 16.—Blytlie- ville High School's Chick and Papoose cager's copped their third wins of the season here last night by defeating Manila junior and senior teams. In the first game of the twin bill "he Paps found the going rather «asy against the Manila Junior Lions and walked off with a 48-25 verdict And in the second game Coach Jimmy Fisher's Chicks, after a slow «lart, bowled over tha Manila seniors by a 60-45 count. The senior game was close during the first two quarters but the Chicks came back strong In the last half to make a rout of the affair. At halftime, the Tribe held a slim 33-22 margin. v Control of the. backboards won for the Chicks. Mont roe Holland, the Tribe's, six-foot, five-inch center, and forward Ted Vance at six- one, worked nicely under the bas~ •• to keep the Chicks rolling. k Vance Leads Scoring Slid forward Joe Lynn Vowell, lhe Chicks' leading scorer at present came in for,his share of the hard work, too.'Voweirs flashy ball handling kept the Chicks moving a full speed and enabled them to ge the ball in to. their two tall boys Vance paced the Chicks in point making last night with 25 counters and Vowell was second with 16. Kinchen led Manila with 16.points. ' The Uoris lived up to what was expected«of them during first half Play, pressing the Chicks all the way, They matched Blytheville point for point during the first two quarters mostly on,shots from far outs, but they were unable to keep the pace in the late stages. Children Faces Papj Coach Earl Stabler's Paps took an early lead , in'the Junior game built it up-to-a 20-8 rmlftime margin and then held on during the !V U; t°' Preserve the victory. Bbo~ (Red') 'Ciiildress led Blytheville's scoring with 21-points snd Wagner paced Manila with six 'The'lineups:" '• "•••'. - -Junior' Game • Bly'ville'(48» P<K. " (25) Manila Childress (21) F Hill (12) ...,;.F.. Walker '...'.... c. O'Gell (4) ...':.a., Cobb ' '..- M) Miles . (5) Homer . (6) Wagner .. '(4) Scott Jackso _ . . „ , . , ........ UHl.ft.WII Substitutions: B|ylheville--I,uns- fcKH(4>',' Hall'' ifi)'i''west, Williams and Oracey. Manila — Pierce (2) , nd Oracey. Manila — Pierce Edwards C4)l .Game ^ ' Pos. (J5) Manila ^•ville '(66) Vance (25) . Vowell (16) Holland do) D - (2) ..... a «) ....G... (7) Berry (4) Ketchum .. (10) Veach (6) Poc „ --•- -... (12) Kinchen Substitution*: Blytheville—Burnham, Harrison (1) .Crafton. Hamline Plays Oklahoma City In HAIB Meet KANSAS CITY. Dec. 16. (#")--The Hamline Pled Pipers, annually » power In NAIB circles, bid tonight to establish their reputation for this year. Hamline. meets Oklahoma city University in the finals of a two- night pre-holiday tournament spon- aored by the National Association of Intercollegiate' Basketball. .The Pied Pipers rolled over Cen - — •"• v , K ti.T ivucu uver uen- v-coa,^ ui gumg outside the tral College of Fayette, Mo.. 71-55 *" top football stars have last night while Oklahoma City up- -'---— "~ set.Indiana state 60-58. 'Indiana State, last year's NAJB ALL-AROUNDERS — These performers may mean the difference between ini! = «™,t conference title to their respective teams Denver" sldRvcr ? look homp all ih i? aso Bear Bryant Again Rumored Considering Minnesota Job NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16. fAP)-Kentiicky Coach Paul (Bear) Bryant's conference with University of Minnesota officials is the tipoif, in the opinion of Nashville fennessean sports writer p. M. Williams! that the Wildcat mentor scon will end his coaching career at Lexington! "To close friends of the Bear," Wll-Fordyce, Ark " liams wrote today, "that was the climax in a long chain of negotiations that started between Minnesota and Bryant shortly after (Bernie) Bierman's resignation." Williams cited as "known" facts: That Oklahoma Coach Bud Wilkinson was Minnesota's first choice but turned it down because he could not amicably sever what Is termed "'the finest football contract in the nation" with the'Sooners. That Wilkinson, a Minnesota alumnus, has supported and recommended Bryant for the job and has done "a terrific Minnesota sell- Ing Job to Bear." Bud and Bear Travel That Bryanl and Wilkinson, whose teams clash In the Sugar Bowl, Jan. 1 traveled together in the southwest last week. Making speeches and attending the LSU- Texas football game. And that. "Bryant has been unhappy at Kentucky.' for various reasons, mostly internal, for the last couple of years." "But he j 'made, ,up" h.U mind del- Initely to leave" only'iftef 'he was refused permission to use the University's new gymnasium to prac- tice.his football team the week before the Tennessee game, "Williams wrote. "The excuse was that the gym had been reserved for freshmen basketball practice." Williams said Kentucky officials have been putting pressure on Bryant to .fulfill his contract, which ias five years to run, and at one :lme prohibited him from visiting -he campuses of colleges interested n his services. Announcement in January Dr. H. L. Donovan. University of Kentucky president, said in Lexington yesterday he did not know Bryant had gone to Minneapolis. Bryant said at, a " Minneapolis >ress conference he would not under any circumstances break his present contract. Williams concluded: "A definite announcement of his acceptance'of the Minnesota job will probably noi come until the NCAA meeting In Dallas In January." Portageville, Gideon Cagers Split Twin Bill PORTAGEVILLE, Mo., Dec. 16 —Portageville and Gideon divided an all-boy basketball doubleheader at Gideon last night with Portageville winning the "A" game and Gideon the "B". Portageville controlled the ball in the fourth quarter to freeze Gideon out and «ln by a 33-28 score in Hie "A" game. The Bulldogs held the ball for seven minutes and 10 seconds during the fourth stanza with Gideon getting control only once. Gideon won the B game, which also was a thriller, by a score of 46-39. Portageville threatened late in the game but was never able to catch up. Zohner led Portageville in the "A" game with 10 points and Gideon's Bradshaw and Smith each scored the same number of points Breedlove of Qitleon led the scoring In the "B" game with 25 points and Hawkins scored nine. Williams said that from a finan- :ial standpoint Bryant has been happy at Kentucky, but added that several problems, notably the necessity of going outside the state Magnolia Tops 3uachita85-44 In AIC Action rfy Tho Associalert Press The Mtileriders of Magnoiia A & M. found Ouachitr, easy plckin's pleased the ex-AIaba"ma star" from change half a dozen times before f Buckeyes Begin Hunt For New Grid Mentor BJ FRITZ HOWE'LL COLUMBUS, o., Dec. 16. (AP)-Ohio State University's search lor a new head football coach to succeed resigned Wesley Ftsler was on In earnest today. President Howard L. Bevis told a capacity audience last nfgnl at the annual football appreciation dinner: "We'll look over the entire field. in a.nd out of the university, and we'll hire (he best man we' can find, we'll try to find a genius— a man who, never makes the same mistake once." Athletic Director declared: "The search for Dick Larkfns a successor to a cssr Wes will be conducted with all the di fun. -r- great university." R&fer, In bidding farewell to his 1950 squad, paid high tribute to the university officials for their four-year cooperation, and urged: Not Forced Out "Please allow my successor to Be .1 coach whose ideals go further than just winning football games We must not forget that football Is a game, played by kids, and [or '•in." ' . Fcsler said he wanted to know that he was not forced out of the coaching job, and also Intimated that late-season reverses had nothing to do with his decision. He disclosed: ; "I made up my mind, when the score was 32 to 0 against Northwestern, that! was In my final year *s a football coach." The Northwestern game ns the sixth of the •eason, and at that time Ohio state WM riding hljh on a five-game winning streak . Ohio State lost to Illinois H-7 and Michigan 9-3 In Its last U-o games. Fesler squelched rumors that there had been a rift between him and Larkins, describing the athletic director aj his best friend since they played together for, the Bucks 20 years «go. Candidates Considered The Athletic Board met just before the annual banquet, but Lar- fcins said no action of any kind was taken on the coaching vacancy Fesler announced his resignation in Chicago a week ago, and since then a host of possible successors hai popped up In speculation. Among them are Harry Strobel, OSU freshman coach, chuck Mather of Massillon (Ohio) High School. Sid Olllmai. of Cincinnati University, Woody Hayes of Miami University of Ohio, Paul Brown of the Cleveland Professional club, Bud Wilkinson of Oklahoma, Don Faurot of Missouri and several oth- T3. .To dale, three coaches have applied formally for the job. They are Nick Wasylik, former OSU quaiterback how assistant coach at Colgate; Warren Gacr, Coach at Drake University, and John Tomlin, high school coach at Port Arthur, Tex., who has lost only two of '•Is last 44 games. , ns he AIC basketball game last night.. With the second team playing much of the time, the Muleridcrs pasted Ouachita. 85 to 44. Ouachita had scored a surprise victory over Arkansas A. & M. the night before Magnolia took the lead soon after the opening whistle and never let up in its attack. A. & M led » to 21, at halftime. pacing Magnolia was towering Calvin Thomas with 23 points. High scorer for Ouachita was Waggoner with 10. The Henderson,reddies played the first game on their home court this season, edging Arkansas A. & AJ., 66 to 62. Roy Glenn Green's last minute field goal was the thriller in the nip and tuck game. His two-pointer broke a 62-62 tie and put Henderson In the lead. Dclwin Ross' added a clincher in the closing seconds High svirer was Boyd Miller of A. * M. with 25 points. Green jot IB to pace Henderson. Arkansas College's highlanders got off to a fast start and were never headed, defeating Hcndrlx 74 to <7 at Batesville. it was the first AIC victory for Arkansas College In two outings. Arkansas Slate overcame a 10- polnt,deficl'. In the early minutes to edge Kent St .te. 60 to 50, In an Intersectlonal game at Cleveland. Jake Holman and Ray Scott co sparked the Indian., with 11 each. College Basketball By The Associated Presi Easl Murray <Ky) 52, West Texas +4 Haverford 15, Johns Hopkins 51 Pri(iceton 59, Colgate 54 Louisville 60, Seton Kill'5* Marshall 74. Pepperdine 71 Midwest Syracuse 65, John Carroll ea Belolf 73, Carleton 59 Colorado State 1, Neb. Wesleyan (1 prury 49, Plltsburg (Kas) 41 New Mexico A and M 81, Wichita ,7 Northeast Missouri 98, Rockhurst >T Oklahoma city to, Indiana State « Central Missouri State 87, Ottawa Mines «, Southeast 26 (Kiis) 58 Missouri Missouri 60 Hamline 71, Missouri Central 55 Northwestern Okia K, Sterling Concordia (St. Louis) 38, Westminster (Mo) 36 St. Proclphls (111) 52. Aurora 50 Culver Stockton 57, Austin tTex) 6 Arkansas slate 60. Kent Slate 50 William Jewell 62, College Em- Sioria 58 South Tuhine 72, Mississippi fa ' Rice 78. Centenary 66 Wake Forest 73, Washington and Lee 61 Eastern Kentucky 73. Dayton K Duke 86. Virginia Military K ' Southwest Arkansas college 74, Hendrix 47 Henderson 66, Arkansas A and M 62 Magnolia (Ark) A and M »5, Ouachita 44 Wot Wyoming 63. Colorado SI Southern California 72, San Diego State 40 Washington 67, California 51 Idaho State 59, Ricks 57 Colorado A and M H, Colorado College 5« Southern Oregon M, Oregon Tech UCLA 71, Santa Clara 44 College of Pacific 78 Fresno State 44 Portland 59, Nevada 49 San Jose State 45,'Santa Barbara College 3S College or Idaho 48, Northern Idaho College of Education 41 Basketball Rules To Be Discussed LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 16. (AP) — Rules governing Arkansas high school and college basketball games will be up for discussion here tomorrow at a meeting of officials and coaches. p.m. at the Little Rock Boys Club. Less Fancy China Urgvl Meissen china Is loo fancy for . The state-owned plant has been ordered to develop Meissen In forms hat are "health>, lively ind close To End Meeting Wortime Eligibility Rules Scheduled to Return to Conference —". 18. iff) —The Faculty Committee of the Southwest Conference winds up Its winter meeting today with wartime eligibility rules due to be returned to lhe books. Freshmen mny be made eligible for varsity competition In view of lhe national emergency which Is expected to drain the conference schools ol most of the top athletes .?±.. com . m ' M « ."".I « "imiber of recon, m « nd ^ n or.K "-»<">I-, ucunc i fc ironi ini coaches, athletic directors and business managers of athletics who held their meeting yesterday. A pre-conference basketball tournament jurtlng next j, Mr beU . Chiiitrnas and New Year's Day was recommended along with a plan to determine the conference's representative In the regional NCAA IMI.I- keiball tournament In case 'of a tie ">r the championship. Such representation would be determined by ?"1 ,l°" " rlfs blil wollld llot af - whlch w 1co " tc " ;nce Championship affair il°two ^ amsc °' t ' 1 ! alnnionjihl l> tied for the top. The coaches suggested that the Faculty committee name a committee to study the television problem, particularly the telccnsUng of movies of past football games In which some of the schools think they should share financially. Live telecasts already are provided for. Welch~Booked On Mat Card Monday Night Hoy Welch, eldest of the four wrestling oherokee brothers, returns to the Memorial Auditorium ring Monday night to lake part In the tag match main event of the American Region's weekly wrestling program. Welch, a Blytheville favorite In spite of his age, will team with George Strickland against a pair of toughlfs, Finis Hall and Danny Dusek, -in the main event. Welch Is known to Blytheville fans us the "grand daddy" of wrestling. He was one of the first grapplers.ever to perform here and has been making regular appear- mcfts here' since. . His partner, Strickland, although he made' his first appearance here only recently, Is ilso a favorite with Blytheville fans. A junior heavyweight. Strickland entered the Legion's ring a little more than a month »go and since that time has been re-billed here three times. Two one-fall preliminary bouts ar« also on the card with Welch meeting Diiesk and Strickland meeting Hall. Famechon Stops Flanagan Easily Tourney Finals Set for Tonight Shownee Boys Take Luxora; Osceola And Dell Girls Win WILSON, Doc. ifi. _ Wilson's boys will meoL Shanties" and Dell's girls take on Osce- oln hero loiiijfht j n the finals 3f Uio Wilson High School jn- vifational tournament.. Tli BSD teams moved into the- championship round by winning ?,',Vi B<"nc» last night. Wilson's Bulldog hoys won th» f.^l to compete for the tourney SWING YOUR PARTNER—This may be all right >t a barn dance, but Ono CarraWne. 77. of Emerson HI B h. Gary, Ind., drew a foul for locking the arm o( Elkharf* iix-loot-thrce Ralph Kauftman. Wynne Cops A Crown; Rison IsClassB King - By THE ASSOCIATED FKEUg Wynne is Arkansas' undisputed Ola*. A high school football champion, and Rison Is Just as unquestionably th. ruler In claa. B. , Springs, 32-7, Atkins, 34-12. Both won with ridiculous ease last night in playoff finnls expeolert to be real knock-down, drag-out affairs, Wynne pasting Stlomn and IVson blasting Blylheville" won the 6 AA Championship last week, defeating cam- den. Little Rock copped the Big Six' flag In round-robin play. The supposed advanlalge of play- Ing at home was no comfort to ailoam Springs. Powered by fullback Bud Brooks, Wynne's Yellow Jackets scored 13 points In .the lirst quarter and then picked up 18 In the last stanza, it wn s the Yellow Jackets' nth victory ol the season against one defeat. Hrfwks Scores Twice Brooks scored two of Wynne's touchdowns. Paul Wilson's 12-yard smash off tackle In the fourth period Rave Siloam Springs lu only tally. Trio Rison Wildcat, uncorked an overwhelming air ind ground assault in whipping Atkins tjefore 1.600 spectators In War Memorial Stadium at Llttl. Rock. It was the fourth straight y«« an Eighth District teum ha* won the Olasi B till.. And It marked the «nd of a perfect 13-gam« season for the Wildcat*. The wildcat* scored «i« first two times they got th. ball. They scored In every sin,,^ w i lh J0fl Wo | fe Ray Morrison, and Pete pennliig- ton getting away on dazzling runs that made or set up touchdowns. Atkins threatened several times but didn't score until the fourth quarter. Ei.rl -Kaiser ran for one tally and i asscd to Hughey from the five for Atkins' other TD with 15 seconds left to play. n night's second game. In other gnnJcs ,^1 night WIJ. sons girl, W ere knocked out ol the {••inning by Dell 32-25, Shawnee'I boys whipped Luxora 51-35 and ",- ccola's gin., thllmpe(| «„„£ °j|_ ,„., Wilson Flnlnhed Fut Wilson finished fast in routln. Coach Bill stnncil', Blythev ml earn. I*<t by center Jim Deer Vho hopped 16 points, the liulldogs sewed up the victory midway in th, second half and then hung on. • ID. nu i 8 H Wth 10 polllts « nd »« lstead v, x runner-up with five £ liu ' ed lhe Dc " « lrl » •>"" M ,. wllh , 17 l»'nl>. Price was high pointer for Wilson with Cockrell .Kored M polntu for U«- nnn h"/"',''" 1 H " ""»'« »•««•« enough to keep asceol. from winning in the nlghf. ,«ond ,r[rl', gum.. W«kon wa, high for 'o«- ceol. with II point,. ' °* In th« I,ujtora-8h«wne« bon w^h* , 8t ;" t(>rd •" L«»ora : uid Welch of 8h«wne« eic h ioor*d II pomu. T ' ' , K» (4,) aarrett (3) Mooring (g) J*« r < l «) .... 0 Underwootl (13) O, I t-.V,' -•• °' • . Substltutloni: wilSon _ Robln- •on. Muncr («). Preel., Motf»bb, Ry«l» »nd Boylet. BlytheTlll«_H»l- ste«d (8) »nd Privett. , (4) j, (10) a , n try (J) Drok. a) O'Brien Higgen.,oa .. YORK, Deo. \t. (AP)—"It take* 1,000 Flanagans to make one Willie Pep." Ray Pamechon, 1M-1[2, th. European featherweight champion from France, was talking in his i dressing room about his easy 10- ' round romp over Glen Flanagan of St. Paul, Mlrin., last night at Madison Square Garden. I "He tried to fight Ilk. Pep," said' 1 Pamechon. "They all try to fight that way. But It lakes 1.000 Flan- agans to make one Willie rep." The "crowd" of 4,752 that paid' 113,699 agreed with Famechon. They let loose a chorus of boos at the end of th. dull lopsided battle. Sparrows Make Trips SANTA BARBARA. Calif. (IT,- , 3r. Barbara Blanchard Oskeson, ol | •— th. University of California ha* ! The meeting will be held at 1:30 spent • lot if time following oam- ' l white-crowned sparrows around — „.„ .„*.„ m,jn w.uu. IJT^I wiu^e-cruwriea sparrows arouno Bill McClcndon of Lewisvllle will She has traced them through all ead the discussion of women's the western stales. Last summer she ! rules; Clitf Shaw of Little Rock will went'to a little village near the have charge of the men's rule dlj- mouth of the Yukon River to check cuisioni.. their migration.. Her studies In th« United States showed how they put on fat and low the gonad volume In the males ncreased 130 time* In preparation low they arrived just ss the last "aveTbe'cnan.ed 0 «, e t r^L^l "^"^r.^.itWm.'n they Tad SS^^^S'S-SS^ 1 rrt^r waT^" 0 " ....... „.„ .icauii), iweiy «na close Some estimates of the annual losj M " e P'OP'*'^ and to discard the from .worthless checks run as high Bill Bertka led Kent with 13 points BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Dec. 18 8:00 p.m. AdulM 50e—Children 15e TAG MATCH Geo, Strickland & Roy Welch TS. Finis Hall & Danny Dutek For Reserved Seats, Clll 338? Afio 2 1-Foll 30 Minute Matche* Weicn YI. Dutek Strickland rt. Hall Students Stir Parliament KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP)—Dli- orderly conduct in a native secondary school replied In dlimU- sal of ll» student*, a debate before. th«.Sudan legislative assembly and • auggestion to bring back the whip a* a legal method of punishment. ' Th«,students staged a strlk*, reportedly over bad meals served them, and were said to have dam- sged school buildings and equipment during the itrlka. NOTICE Blytheville Water Co. Business Office Has Been Moved from 112 S. Broadway to 415 W. Main Street Telephone Number Remains the Same 4449 Pay All Water Accounts at New Address in Future eville Water Co.

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