The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 31, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 31, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1949 Big Six Wildcats Next on Gridiron Menu for Chicks Biytlieville's back-sliding CWckasaws, .smarting from their 13-6 upset defeat at the hands'of the Nashville Scrappers Friday night, today began the lougli lask of getting ready for their annual homecoming till and the invasion of their third Big Six opponents of the season, the North Little Kock Wildcats, Friday night, i The. Chlcfcs gloomily went about their task * of preparing for the opening of their final homo stand pi (he season this afternoon and the damp, cool wealher that greeted thpm on their return from Central Arkansas didn't help matters any. They need all the practice they can £et In this week and were hoping for a little cooperation from the -,'. And while the Chicks were making preparations for the final homo stand,, the junior Papooses were getting ready for their next to the last road trip of the year which Will also be their next to the last game of the .season. The Paps invade Klarkcd Tree Thursday night for a return outing against Marked Tree's junior Indians, the only team they meet twice this year. Season Xears llnd £ After the Marked Tree game the Papa will have but- one more game this season, against the Conway \Vampus Kittens in Conway next week. The Chicks will also have one more, game to go on their regular schedule afler this week's battle and that will be against the Brinkley Tigers here Nov. 11. ; '_ After the Brinktey game, how- pver, the Chicks open tile defense of their state Double A crown In the. first game of the -state's Double (i. playoff. Their opponents and the site of the gome have not been chosen. -J Had everything gone well last Friday .night, the Chicks, in all probability, would have been rated favorites over the Wildcats Friday night, as the Norlhsiders have had a poor season. But everything didn't go well and the game will probably be rated a Eoss-np. Kecords Similar ' The Norlhsiders and the Chicks have almost identical records. The Wildcats have three wins and three josses but were tied by Texarkana. The Chicks have an even .500 won' lost percentage with three wins against- three losses. • ' The Wildcats claim victories over one Class A, one Class AA and one Big Six team, while they lost decisions to Camden of Class AA and ; El Dorado and Pine BlufT of the ; Big Six., ; .' The Northsiders opened the season with a 6-0 win over Little Rock .Catholic, were tied 7-7 by Texarkana the next week; lost to Cnin- den 19-0'and to El Dorado 39-0 in their next two games; defeated Rits- sellville 32-6 in the next; edged .by Hot'Springs 8-2 the following week and last week they were dc: leated 26-7 by Pine 'BlufT. ! '-. In the North Little Rock game the Chicks will celebrate their annual homecoming that will be highlighted by the-crowning of Miss Shirley King as homecoming queen. Miss King was elected to reign over the Homecoming Day -festivities in ». student body election last week. Back from Small College in Texas Leads in Scoring -. NEW YOHK, Oct. 33— I/Pi—Some ol the bigger schools could well me Brad Rowland, halfback from McMurray College of Abilene, Texas, who held a big lead today as top .individual scorer of the country's college football teams. ; Rowland has rolled up 86 points in seven games, clicking for ' 16 touchdowns. That gives him a lead of 16 points over Bill Young, who has chalked up 11 ID'S and H conversions for unbeaten, untied Hillside (Mich.) in six starts. :" Third In the nation is Bob Miller bf Emory and Henry (Va.> College, .with 78 points. Oklahoma's George Thomas, the Big Seven leader, Is fourth with 75 points. , Randall clay of Texas still (ops the Southwestern conference wi'.'n 61 and-the Missouri Valley Conference leader is Jimmy Nutter ol Wichita with 56. Sports Roundup br Hugh NKW YORK, Del. 31. M'I-Query from North Carolina asks: "If tho Cincinnati Reds palit S:iO.OOO for left-hander Gerald Blackburn, former Legion f.tar from Kannapolis, what will the majors bid for Billy Joe Davidson?". . . . The (|uesllon- er goes on to explain that Davidson, a southpaw fastballer from Marion, N.C.. struck out 28 of the stale championship CJaslonia batters in a 14 inning gutne. . , . But maybe the Ihe Reds went so high for Blackburn was that his name sounds something like Blackwell. . . . A n tl Pittsburgh's Vince Johnson wants to know If ''Doc" Luke Eewel! will perform the kind of miraculous cure of Ewell Blackwell's arm that he promised to do on Joe DiMatiRio's heel. . . . The new Reds' manager, you recall, sprang that gag spring about making DiMnR's lice! as good ns new for a mere 50.000 bucks. . . . and Boston's Art Siegel asks F f Bucky Harris gets permanent possession of Ihe Washington managerial job by winning it three times. Sunday Ilrii-pr Harry Lawrence. Buckiiell coach, was showing game pictures to his squad recently when he noted a glaring error. ...Guard Bob Bucher. who pulled out of the line to lead interference for Jim Osten- <larp on an end run, went galloping down the field without touching anybody while Osterdnrp wns piled up by three ladders. . . . "What were you doing there, Bucher?' Lawrence yelled. . . . "Why. coach," Bucher innocently replied, 'I thought if I got thrnr-gh those guys. Jim ought to be able to get through them too." Ike Gilbert, Penn Slate graduate manager of Athletics, {igurcs If he can't boast about his football squad, he can always lalk abmil (he soccer team, unbeaten in 12 of the last 24 seasons. .... So when a friend asked Ike what he was going 10 do with all the unused spare In stale's newly-enlarged football Ktadluin. Gilbert replied: -"We're Just.going to reverse the east stands so they'll face the soccer field." ,. The coconut palm Is found al;most everywhere In the tropics because its fruit floats and Is carried to new lofatioi:: by the sea. Grudge Wrestling Returns to Mot Program Tonight Grudge wrestling returns to Memorial Auditorium tonight when two of the wrestling Welch brothers renew their ring fueri with William (Wild Bill) Canny. liny and Joe Welch, eldest of the four Cherokee brothers will form one-half of the main event on the American Legion's grappling program tonight and (hey will" oppose toughies Canny and Ray i Big Train) Clements in the tag match feature bout. Tonight's booking was arranged by Promoter Mike Meroi.ey at the request of Roy Welch who rcciev- ed rough beating from Canny and Clements in a similar bout two weeks ago. Last week he asked that a return bout pitting hr and his brother Joe against the elements I and Canny be arranged and it was. i Canny has been an enemy of the Welch family for more than a decade. The cx-puglist from Kansas met all four of the wrestling brothers on a number of occasions In the past 10 years and each lime the ill-feeling gets a little hotter. In addition to the main event two one-fall preliminary bouts arc also on the card with Roy Welch meeting Clements in the first, and , Joe taking on Canny in tile latter. | Starting time for the tlirec-nukh ' program has been changed this ucek from 8:15 to 8 o'clock. h Inn H and Harry S ' s '""mortal backncld 'of 1924-Don Miller. Elmer Layden, Sleepy — , . Sluhldrchor. left to right— line up behind Joe Boland, one o I he occasion was a New York radio-television show. ! Ihc Seven Mules. Reddles, Tech Remain at Top Of AIC Heap llv The AssorLUotl 1'ress The NovemlH'r sketch drive for the 13)3 Aikiinsiis Intercollegiate Conference football leadership has developed into a two team affair. Defending champion Arkansas Tech, which has polished off some of the best in the AIC League this, is OIH; of the contenders. The other is Henderson State Teachers College, posing'us a serious threat for the first lime In several years. Until clubs are umtefcnled and untied in this year's race. Henderson won ils sixth straight AIC victory Saturday night by trumping College of the Ozarks 2014 ill Clarksvllle. Tech's Wonder Boys have won all live of their conference games, winning their fifth one 21-13 over Almchita in Little Rock Saturday niyht. The Wonder aoys have lost one non-league till; Henderson has not played a game outside the circuit. ' A showdown between the two lenders apparently will decide this' year's title race. That will come Nov. 11 when Henderson moves to HnssellvlUe. However, 'IVch has another conference feud to settle before "olng into that match. The Wonder Boys will be hosis to Arkansas A. and M. next Saturday. They should have little trouble in coining out on top, Henderson plays Arkansas Slate College of Jone.lboro at Arkatlcl- plna the same night. Other names this weekend will pit Liltle' Rock Junior Colle-c against Ozarks at Clarksville; Bethel College of McKenzie, Term., at Arkansas College, Ouachita at Hcn- dnx and Arkansas Slate Teachers M Magnolia A. and M. Little Rock Junior College continued ils winning stampele Friday night by blasting a 7C-12 victory over Arkansas College Hendrix traveled to Memphis Saturday nm.L.poppcd up with an unexpected:.:: :13-14 victory over Southwestern.- Arkansas A.'and M played Arkansas Touchers, to a fi-6 tie at Monticcllo. , , \ I SETS THE PACE FOK PLEASURE! ' HbjB^ Girls' Basketball Rules Changes Approved by AAA LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 31—|,Ty_ Iinportant rules changes in girls' basketball have been approved by the Arkansas Athletic Association Johnie Burnett, AAA executive secretary, said Saturday, the principal change for girls' cage play in Arkansas will permit a defensive player to lie up the ball. Other changes' are automatic lime out for all fouls, unlimited substitution and a two-bounce dribble. Burnett said the new rules ns well as boys' basketball will be discussed at district, clinics beginning ncxl Wednesday in Eureka Springs. Others schedule'' are: Nov. 3, T'aris: Nov. 8, Newport: Nov. 9, Joncsboro; Nov. n. Forrest City; Nov. 21. Little Rock; Nov. an, Pres~ colt; and Nov. 30, Monticcllo. & ^ Old Sunny Brook ff BRAND {£=3^ the whiskey that's I "Come over on the SUNNY BROOK side!" KENTUCKY WHISKEY—A BLEND s« PROOF JlclCesson £ Rubbins, Inc. -Exclusive Distributors- Little Kuck • Go^o Grain Mciiu-iil VKKCK TCI .MA It BY—The Cleveland Indian's president Bill Vceck, 30, confirmed report (Oct. 28) that when his divorce decree becomes final, he plans to marry Mary Francis Ackerman, 27, (above), probably in Chicago. For the past six years she has been public relations representative for the Ice Capadcs. . (AP Whcpholo) Baylor-Texas Tilt Saturday Tops in SWC Seminoles Next Tilt in Tennessee Germantown Team To Tangle With Osceola Gridden Pive of Soulh Mississippi County's six Class B grid teams turn Into the home stretch of the 194D season this week wilh the, slate calling for live games, three'teams Playing on home grounds and two traveling. The slxlh Class B team of the lower half of Hie county. Luxora, completed Its 1343 schedule last week, completing a losing season by dropping a 13-0 decision to the Shawnce fndlans of Joiner. The Panthers played six games this season and them all. Osceola's Seminotes who rolled over a hapless Trtnnann team 58-0 last week, hits the road again this week journeying to Germantown, Tenn., to fulfill a two-year contract. The Osceola-Germantown clash was at Osceola l^st year. This will be the Seminoles second venture against a Western Tenness c e teim this season and Coach Ruhr Bnvce's tribe will be after an even break against the Tennessee foes. Whitehaven, one of the stronger small schools of the Memphis area, handed the Seminoles their only loss of the season, a 19-0 lirking Oct. 7. Wilson to 1'lay Tyrnnza, Wilson's undefeated, untied Bull- Army, Oklahoma, Notre Dame Pushing Hear Scoring Mark Eagles to Meet Rams in Top Pro Tilt Sunday NEW YORK, Oct. 31—(;!>) The Los Angeles Rams, only unbeaten team in the National Football League, and the Philadelphia Eagles. 1948 champions, clash in next Sunday's out-standing pro game of the week. The rampaging Rams face their sternest task. The Eagles lead the en.stern half of the circuit with five victories against one loss. In All America Conference, the New York Yankees and Cleveland Browns, still tied for first place and the San Francisco 49ers, closest to that pair, all appear to have tvecomc breathers coining up Sunday. The Yankees play host to Buffalo, the Browns take on the Chicago Hornets ami the -ISers visit Baltimore. Of the seven sanies played in bolh leagues yesterdav, only one was a lopsided affair—that In the NFL which saw the Eaqlces routing Pittsburgh, 38-7. The Rams edged the Chicago Bears, 27-24 In the AAC, the Yankees and Browns were hard pressed to maintain their deadlock. The New Yorkers beat the hick- less Baltimore Colts. 21-14. Cleveland, kept pace with the Yankees by beating San Francisco 30-28- In other National League game.s, the New York Ciia.its eked out a 41-38 win over the Chicago Cardinals; Grcr-n Bay sqsieekcd to a 16-U decision over Detroit, and the New York Bulldogs, tied Washington, 14-14. By The Associated Press Just how good is Baylor? You'll get the answer to this question this week, it may go a I o n g way toward deciding the Southwest Conference championship. The undefeated, untied Bears meet Texas, a team that is able enough to gursl the Baylor bubble or give a true indication of just how good the Bears really are. Texas Christian University was supposed to furnish a clue- last I week. But the Homed Frogs wont down, 40-14. in a one-sided gnme that onlv accented the brilliance of Adrian Rnrk as a passer and a quarterback. The TCU game still left unanswered the potentiality of Baylor's ground game. Texas lost to Southern Methodist. 7-6, and boned out of the title chase. Rice took Texas Tech, 28-0, in a non-conference game that gave some of Jess Neely's crippled veterans a much needed rest. Arkansas whipped Texas A. and M.. 27-6. and that was what It wns expected to rto. This week. Rice meets Arkansas and Southern Methodist takes on Texas A. aim ,vr. TCU is idle. Texas Is the first of three rushed conference clubs the Bears 'still have tp meet. Southern Methodist and Rice are the others. Bulk sparked a passing game that netted 218 yards against TCU. personally pitching for 152 yards a n [I two touchdowns on eleven completions in ID atemnts. Donk Walker kicked -the extra point that beat Texas and for the third straight year he "hexed" the l.onghorns. I As against Rice, Texas fizzled in ' the shadow of its opponent's goal j posts. The rnly Longhorn score I came on an Intercepted pass. The j [Oilirr scoring opportunities were muffed. dogs, who are presently tied with Osceola (or the Class B leadership In District Three, slay at home again [his week to entertain Tyronza. and their unblemished record won't be considered too much endangered. The Bulldogs will he after iheir seventh win and will he pointing for next week's big game with the Seminoles that will decide the District champs. The other teams playing at home this week are Keiscr and Dyess Coach .Bill Bell's Yellow Jackets take on a- invading Barton High School team from Phillips Count} Friday night Coach Tom Parks Dyess Eagles .will entertain the strong Enrle Bulldogs at Dyess Friday afternoon- Shawnee's Indians travel again this week going to Lepanto for game with the Lepanto Lions. New Secret Service Now Operating in Australia CANBERRA — I/I 1 ) — Australia's new secret service is operating. Its heart. Judge Geoffrey S. Reed, has reported to the government that the service is established and functioning as part of Australia's defenses. The official title of the new service Is the Australian Security Intelligence Organi7.ation. Its job la to protect Australia from attempted sabotage, espionage, and subverslvi activities. It has secret "field men in Government Departments and industrial and defense works to re port suspicions activities. With traders so big a factor In agriculture these days, the raising of horse feed has been sharply reduced. Illness May Be Cause Of Child's Behavior • I-OS ANGELES —Wi— Some children who seem to be "just na, lurally naughty." may actually be ' ; ill. says Dr. Nicholas A- Bercel. He [ ; reached this conclusion after tiiag- ! nosing brain wave patterns o f ; child patients at the Cedars of Lebanon hospital here. "Out of every hundred behavior disorders, brain abnormalities are found in about half." he said. "Measles, whooping cough and occaslonaly Influenza can produce brain in; fbmmatlon which may manifest it- j self in spells of abnormal behavior." Dr. Bercel does his detective I work with a n electroencephalo- sraph. a machine which records the tiny electrical impulses gener- . aied in the brain. As a typical cx- i ample, he cited the case of a boy 'who experienced extreme fatigue. weeping spells and agressive temper tantrums. Teachers snid the boy «' a s apparently bright, but he stubbornly refused to study. Brain diagnosis disclosed that he was suffering from petit ma!, a form of epilepsy. Soil Demonstrations Show Effects of Rains DES MOINES — I/T>— A dramati example of what happens to soi during heavy rains was shown while •;oil technicians were preparing fo: a recent field flay on the Mablt P. Jurgenson farm near Marshall trwn. The technicians were working ir a gnlly where a tile outlet dam wa being constructed for the centra Iowa farm field day. They fonn. that slightly more than two ant a hall feet of top soil had eroded into the gully.. When the workmen finished dig ning the foundation for the dam the original ground level was clearly defined. The soil wr,s black in color while that in the two am a half feet next to the surface wa. brown Scientifically, the grey fox 1 known as the Urocyon Cinerecar genteus. less yet lasls longci other hrlrfce material FOR SALE CONCRETE CULVEKT TILE Unsls you than any s t r. f s .a-io-iz-i5-is-zi-;M^7-:io-3*> inches. CONCRETE SE\VEK TILE Sizes -l-6-s inches CONCRETE SEPTIC TANKS • nest Prices •We Oelirtr A. H.WEBB Highway 61 at State tint Phone 714 «y WIIX GR1.MSI.EY NEW YORK, OCT. 31 <AP) It's 10 longer sufficient to say those rldiron Bargantuas--Notrc Dame, irmy and Oklahoma—won again. 'lie pertinent point is: by nidi? how As if Jealously watching Die score- | Iowa takes on Minnesota Saturday in the game that can buoy or bash its bowl chances. Ohio State Is at Pittsburgh, a returning power In the national football scene. . Baylor, a dark liorse that fust keeps on winning, became a stout bidder for the Cotton Bowl spot by joard In their drive for national | overwhelming Texas Christian 40-14 lonors, these three top-ranking for Its sixth straight victory. The BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Se;i(s on Sale at Hie Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, October 31 ADULTS 50c — CHILDREN I5c New Stiu-tmg Time S:15 BOX SEATS loe EXTRA __^ j (Tax included) GRUDGE FIGHT RAY CLEMENTS and BILL CANNY versus ROY WELCH and JOE WELCH Also Two 1-FalI 30-Minute Matches Roy Welch vs. Clements Joe Welch vs. Bill Canny levens are gorging Ihemselvcs on ouchdowns and pushing the mod- rn record for scoring. Army's Black Knights of the Hudon .second to Notre Dame in the nrrent standings, are setting the Mint-production pace among the eaders with a total of 276 in six amcs. an average of 44',i per Sat- irday. The Fighting Irish have rcgister- d 191 in five games, an average of 9 plus, while the third-ranked iooners have 229 in six games, a bit >ver 38 for each afternoon's sport. They are not apt to wreck the ialed all-time record of 504, estab- ished by Army in 1944, but they'll be mighty close at the end of lliis •point-crazy" campaign. All three of the titans won games Saturday by robust margins. Notre iaine crushed Navy, 40-0, at Bal- linorc. Army overwhelmed Virginia Military, 40-14. Oklahoma smashed ;owa State, 34-7. These were the other devclofi- nents of the last October week-end. 1. Pennsylvania, ninth ranked na- ionally, wa.s tumbled from the unbeaten ranks by Pittsburgh, which scared a last minute safety to prevail, 22-21. Howl Hopes Jump 2. Perfect records were maintained by 11 other major teams—Notre Dame. Army, Oklahoma, California, Cornell, Baylor, Boston U... Virginia, Fordham. Wyoming and College of he Pacific. 3 Bowl holies rocketed for Cal- lornia, Baylor, Pit and Boston yni- : crsity. 4 Bowl hope.s were shattered for Vorth Carolina, Minnesota and ! UCLA. ! California's Golden Bears Just' ibout clinched the Pacific Coast j championship and the Rose Bowl i bid by humbling UCLA, 35-21. The ' ration's fourth-ranked team now has won 17 regular season games in • row and has only Washington ; State. Oregon and Stanford to play. But the po--ible Pasadena foe from the Big Ten became a greater puzzle as oft-whipped Purdue rose up to smite seventh-ranked Minnesota. 13-7, and Michigan, No. 6, tripped | Illinois, the conference leader, 13-0. Iowa Wins Thai put Ohio State and Towa In . the middle of the Rose Bowl pic- ! turc. Ohio Sfatc vanquished North- ' western, 24-7, and Iowa won an in- teractional fray from Oregon, 34-31. •y. The Bears, however, must yet dispose of Southern Methodist and Rice. Rice, No. 5 In the ratings won over Texas Tech, 23-0. Tennessee's once-beaten and once- tied Vols, another oldtime gridiron great making a postwar comeback, throttled North Carolina's great Charlie (Choo Choo) Justice and handed the Tar Heels their second straight, setback, 35-6. Cornell's eighth-ranked Big Red won its sixth in a row, rolling over Columbia, 54-0. Harry Agganis firr^ [our touchdown passes ns Boston Ijw la-shed Scranton, 46-6. Wyoming failed past Brigham Young, 45-0. Nurses' Convention To Open Tomorrow TEXARKANA, Oct. 31. l,Ti — A three-day convention for about -JOO n'-irses representing four Arkansas organizations opens here Tuesday. Business session for the group will move inlo high gear Wednes- Delegates represent the Arkansas Nurses Association. 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