The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 3, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 3, 1949
Page 12
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f PAGE TWELVE BLVTHEVTLI-E (AUK.) COUHIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 194f ' B Teams Have Full Schedule This Week ;0sceola to Play Tennessee Team • Wilson's Bulldogs '•' To Meet Tyronro; Shawnee vs. Lepanto Mississippi County's five Class B high school learns will have a full ^schedule of action this week. live games, bat only three will lie played within the county. Four games are on the s'.ate lor tomorrow night and a fiflh is slated for tomorrow afternoon a! Uyess. Two of the night games will be played ou county fields. Osceola's Semliioles. even I hough playing away from home, wilt oe In the spotlight tomorrow night, fac- . ing another tough Tennessee team, Gtrmantown at Germanic™. This will be the Seminoles 1 second tht this year with a Tennessee eleven. In the first, played at Osceola, they were' handed their only defeat of the season, a 19-0 jet- hack', by a strong Whltetisvcn aggregation. This game will give Coach .Rube ..Boyce's Braves a cliariec to even the score ,with Tennessee foes! But that Is not the most Important (actor about Ihe tilt. The main ' thing ;s that it has come up one week before the Semlnoles 1 District Three show down with the Wilson . Bulldogs. And a loss here might undo all Coach Boyce and his aide Coach Conrad Garner hns don? in preparing for that all-important • struggle. Wilson Mays TyroiiM Wilson, on the other Hand, should have an easy time this week with Tyronza. The Bulldogs will play the Poinsett Countians at Wilson •tomorrow night. However, n lors l» the Bulldogs would have a lot of bearing on the District Three Class • B'champions battle also. Thn Bulldogs have emerged from six scraps unscraiched this season and a defeat might lower their prestige ; somewhat. ' •• Shawnee's Indians, already cn,t of the District Three running, will be gunning for their third straight win tomorrow night when th-y tin gle-with the Lepanto.High School eleven at Lepanto The Indian. 1 ; Void consecutive \iclor es mrr Man in and Luxora in. their last U'O outings. Tomorrow afternoon Dyess 1 Kag- les will go against (he strong Tirle Bulldogs at DJESS The Bn'ldogs f,\l\ be highls fa\ored to U.te this one on the bas s of their victor/ over the Shawnee "Indians. Keiscr's Yellow Jackets will remain" at home this week, .loo,.meet- Ing the Barton ArX HlgYi fa-hool team This Is the first time that ^Barton has played'In; this vicinity. The game will be played at Yellow Jacket Field tomorrow night. Sports Roundup Hurh Fullerlon Jr. RAN WITH REDHEAD.—On the 25th anniversary of the Galloping Ghost's tremendous day against Michigan, fonnc-r conch Hob ^uppke ^cls together with Keel Grange, right, and Ihc Illinois backs who ran willi him. The others are, left to right, Harry Hall, Wally McIIwoin and Earl Britlon. NEW YORK, Nov. 3—W—The Denver Nuggets, who opened their National Basketball Association season on Oct. 29. won't play their fh'st game in Denver until nearly a month later . . . K Ihcy haven't won a fair share of games by.that lime, they might as well stay on the road . . . The reason Is that Ihe N.8.A. (not to be confused with Abe Greene's boxing outfit) had adopted the bush league system of shifting games all over the map, playing them as parts of doubleheaders in league cities or In smaller non-lfague towns • . . Denver, for Instance, meets Syracuse In Auburn. N, Y—a perfectly good place but not a big league city . . . Leo Seltzer, ivho maintains a tremendous enthusiasm for his bralti child, roller dcroy. says the "blocking" fpalnre which provides most of the roughness and excitement, came Into existence when Bill conim and Chick Mcehan saw some Informal roughing in a race at the old Hippodrome and decided it resembled fotball. Cage Meeting Is Changed to Tuesday Night The • orgnnlZiUionnl meeting of Mississippi Corlnty's basketball'of (I- clals iu;ri the CJIRC rules clinic scheduled (o b; held in Rlytlicvflle Monday night, hiis been changed to Tuesday niyht, H was announced todny. llarcld (Tilugcr) Wflil. popnlnr Manila o/Iicinl' :ind an officer * of (lie old Mississippi County Basketball Officials' Association, announced the chnnse In dales due to conflicts with other .school activities over the county. The meeting, tiitiin^ \vhich cage officials of the county v/ere to re: organize llieir association awl to the 1949-SO rules chain,•• with coaches of the county, is U> be lietd in Hie Municipal Court r « of Blylheville'.s City Hall at 7:30 Tuesdaj night It -\i, eri,lnllj scheduled tor 7:30 Monday night Mr. V.'nll slated that .the. rules dlicil"ron will folio i the offkifls v^-3rgBni7.ational meeting. All I T; kelball coaches ind offlcliK of the county,have been invited,io-attend Die meeting Duke Flankman Picked by AP as Lineman of Week DURHAM, N.C., NOV. 3. <i!*) — Blame. Earon, Duke's sophomore end' who wasn't even a regular member of the team at the beginning of the season, is this wejk's lineman of the wecls. The 20-year-old lad from Altoona, Fa.; won first honors in Ihe weekly Associated Press poll for his solid play against Georgia Tech! His spectacular defensive play helped Duke come trom behind in the second 'half to beat Teach. 2714. It was the third straight game that he stood.out in Duke's defcn- :'. sive line. Earon, a'193-pounder, is the chatterbox of his sqnad. His high- pitched voice can be heard all over the field, and he never lets up. " He is one of the few sophomores to gain the award In the six ve.irs slnce'the lineman of the week recognition was .started. Bernle Barkouskie, Pitt guard. w:U runnerup. in the voting. He blocked a punt in the closing seconds for a safety that, gave Pilt a 2^-21 upset victory over Pennsylvania. Others who received ^high praise were Bob Wilkinson, UCLA enrl; Chuck Stone. Baylor guard; Vito Ragazzo. William and Mary en:l: Bud Shcrrod, Tennessee end. <mit Wade Walker and Leon Manlcy, Oklahoma tackles. Spa Army-Havy v Hospital Wanted By Two Groups LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 3. (AP)—A least two Arkansas - organization* have Ideas how to use the Arhli) Navy General Ho-ipilal at' Hot Springs should the military department decids'to stop operating it Dr. George W. Jackson, supcrn} teiirtent of the State Haspltnl si^s hL5 institution could take over ..Hie' facility and use It in caring for ago'd patients He said ye.iterttay that lite Slate Hospital is jammed iwith aged psi tient.s and finding n spot for them would mean additional facilities for mental patients. ''We now have enough ^"Cd p i tients lo fill the Army and Navy GOING QQWN^-Three otlicers' of; the 7tb InfanLry '-Regiment 'descend n sheer clift in Leominster -State Park," ttfass., by nieans of a U-Jple rupe. -< H 1 s part of rugged mountain training, Few 'Crucial' Tilts In State This Week ' By The Associated Press This Is the next-to-last weekend for games to count In Arkansas high school district football races, but it will be no more than 1 the lull before the storm. . There are few district games Official's Father Dies IOKOICI' Art Nov 3 (/))— Cir roll Anderson •Williams. 02. one the founders of the-Lbhoke-Cuin- Ijei-laiid. Presbyterian Church, died al his home here yesterday tie was the father of JohifT. Wil- Hams, assistant Arkansas' nUoiney genci U,- .Fijnetal arrangements are incom- facility;" he said. An .oUiohil of the Arkansas Dc- pililment, American Legion .suggested •'that the VQlcrans organize lion opcrnte the military unit should it oe discontinued, Tosey Stengel /oted Majors' Top Manager aPTS—CASEY STENGEL— 24 .... NEW YOHK. Nov. 3. (AP) -Cn.scy .tengel, who hit the Jackpot in his Jrst year with the Neis- York Yan- after nine un.succ'e,s5ful .seasons as National League pilot, is .he major loagvie's^ manager of the; yea]-." . • • 1 The g i' i z 7. 1 e'd veteran, who over- anie a (l.stfnll of obstacles to lend the Yankees to au America n League pennant anrt a world lamp tonship Case/Stengel .season, was the overwhelming choice .of the baseball, writing fraternity which voted in the Associated Press poil. Stengel grubbed 101 of the 116 votes cast. Only four other pilots received recognition with Detroit's Red Rolfe -and the" Philadelphia Phillies' Ed Sawyer tied for a poor second at six voles apiece'. -Joe McCarthy, Boston Red Sox skipper, who was nosed out for'the pennant two straight years on'.the linal day, received two Cvbles. "J ac k. Onslow, freshman pilot of the .Chicago White Sox, got the remainmg vote. ' Stengel reccivctl the accolade for his tremendous job with a club that didn/t figure to win In, the first place, and^as crippled by'a record number of injuric.'i and illneses from the start of the season right down to the final day. In addition, he had to live, down the reputation as a clown and court jester. It was Stengel's proud boast that he didn't levy a single fine on'any of his players." Nor was there a single squabble between player and manager alt year. ... Secret I't.iy The Washington and Yntes High School fotball teams were near the end ol their gan\e in Houston, Tex., last weekend when the P. A. announcer advised: "Stand by for a special announcement after the game." . '. . The 9.000 fans were left wondering until the final'gun sounded, then the announcer's voice boomed out again: "This Is the special announcement- Wash- iiiKton has played 12 men on' the field the last two minutes of the game." Sports Before Ynur Eyes When Franlcle Parker finlshe: the current pro tennis tour, he plants lo return to his old job prop man at a movie studio. And unless he does better against: Pan cho Segura, they make have to ge prop man to pvop up Franki V B1I1 Hawkins, star of the 194 Army-Navy game, is going out fo the Navy basketball team now ttw his football eligibility has run;on Navy's cagcrs. incidentall: will play In the first Cotton ,Bon tournament al Dallas In 'Decembe Another first in that . lin the Dixie tournament at Ralclgr N. C., will pit North Carolina 'big four against three' easier rivals and Georgia Tech-. Y: ; .' Bo Teiguc vrtio is rapidly becomii! Wisconsin's best ' ground-gaine was strictly a bench-warming : 'si fullback until injuries forced'Coac Ivy Williamson to "• shift him left, half for the Navy game. Si.n then Bob has averaged .'7.49 yard on. 39 carries. . . rhlch can be considered "crucial." And there aren't many exciting offerings in Ihe way of non-district clashes. • •'•''..'. The Big Six division takes a complete holiday from title play and eyes next week's showdown be- tn-cen .Little Hock and Pine Bluff. Of the two, Little Rock probanly has to loneliest assignment Friday night entertaining the Class. AA Hope Bobcats. Warren, of Clas's A, will visit Pine Bluff. Only one district tangle is on (ap in Class AA, and [hat cue, p!t- ig Magnolia against Camdcn. will ave no bearing on the District even crown. The annual battle lor the s'tate athollc championship will be rcol- off at Little Rock Sunday, but ubiaco is such a. heavy Ctvorllc rer host Catholic High that the; ame doesn't promise the fireworks yesteryear. Thirteen games in the A division nd 20 in Class B will count in nampionship races. The weekend's schedule include: Friday night unless otherwise m- Icatfd; district games designated n parantheses:) Foi'llyce at El Dorado. Texarkana at Fort Smith. Hot Springs at Jonesboro. Hope at Liltle Rock. North Little Rock at Blytheville. Warren at Pine Bluff. Fayetteville at Joplln, Mo. Hcavcncr, Okla.. at Rogers. Rnssellville al MorriHon. Sublaco at Catholic High (Sun- 'ay). Magnolia at Camclen (1AA). Bentoiwlllc at Hurrison (1A). Siloam Springs at Huntsville UA> Bale.sville at Walnut Ridge (2A). Lonoke at Bctbe. Parnnould at Newport. Pociihontas at Corning. Trumann at Marked Tree. Portageville, Mo., at Pipgott. . Booncville at Mena (4AK Drew Central at McGehee (8A> Sta: ''ity at Eurtora (8A). Clarksville at Paris (AA1. Ozark at Greenwood (4A). Hartford at Mansfield. Bcnton al Conwny (5A). 'Bauxite at Malvern. Holly Grove at Brinkley. Stuttgart at Forrest City <6A), Parkin at Marlanna. ; Wynne at Clarenoon. UeQueen at Prcscott <7A). Gvrdoij at Nashville (7A). Crofselt at Monticcllo (BA). Kramer Takes Exhibition Match from Gonzalez WINDSOR, Out., Nov. 3. (XPJ—Big Jack Kramer, the king-pin of professional .tennis, widened his exhibition match serles.edge here last night over Pancho Gonzales, new pro recruit. . . . The sandy-haired champion trim- nicd Gonzales, 6-4, 3-6, 6-* before 1,800 Jans. The pair now have met'five times on thdr scheduled world tour of 85 cities. Kramer has won four matches and Gonzales one. P.ineho Segura took his fifth straight victory from the veteran Frankle Parker, 6-3, 8-10, 7-5. Lausanne, Switzerland, has a school for dogs and men; the dogs are trained to lead the men, who are blind. Drake University Back Takes Lead In Total Offense NEW YORK, 'NOV. 3. (/f> — J| m Bright',of DVake University, leads Lhc field in total offense according to major college football statistics released by the National Cotlegl- nit Athletic Bureau today. Blight lias gained 1,648 yards. Buddy Lfx of William and Mary js second with 1,264 yards. Leaders in other departments are: Rushing—Johnny Paplt, Virginia, 986 yards, Bright, 764.. :•; ' Passing—Tom. O'Malley, Cincinnati, 93 completions; Ed Songln, Boston College, 19. • :• Pass receiving—Jim Kelly, Cincinnati, 37 cavigUt; Alex Loyd, Oklahoma A. &. M.. 34, Punting—Charley Justice, North Carolina, 45.T yards per punt ;Paul Stombaughj Purmari, 44.9.- Punt returns—Lee Nalley, Van- deibitt, 403 yards; Salmnx Pederson. Wyoming, 367.' Kickoff returns—Jack O'LoughjA Hn, Montana, 341 yards; Ernie Johri-A son, UCLA, 340. Interception returns—Robert Wilson, Mississippi, 8. the executive committee, and O. K. <emp of Rowher, Ark., as a dee resident Cleaning; thr Cuft Tip Irom Texas,, says vmbeate Baylor won't have' an easy tiir Saturday against the u. of /Tex team, which came nighty do £o winning the three games lost . . . Princeton claims th smallest pair of football guards !n the east in 178-pounders Norman Moore and Alan Clark. Moore also Ix a candidate for a Phi Beta Kappa key . . . St. Joseph, Mo, tans are boosting Christian Brothers High School, winner of 24 straight for some schoolboy "bowl" game. Catch is it would have to be played Flood Control'Agency Re-elects McClellan NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 3. IIP --Sen John L. McClellan of Ark ansas has been re-elected as fir: vice president of the Mississipp Vsllcy Flood Control Association. Other Arkansas officers name at the close of the organization business meeting here yesterda were: Morris Smith of BIrdeye, Ark., t within ing. ten days after ThanksgH The first English system ol shorthand was devised iu 1588, according to the Encyclopedia Britannic*. THE "GAY PRINCE" IN"GAY GRAY" The saddle stitclung, (he new soft, glo\a succlc Fnish, lerul a gay casual appearance of easy informality. A royal choice in bur hat depaTtmeiit—"GayPrince'Vaiul itVin the'neW Spring color "Gay Cray,', 1 . It'5 the Dobbs. •-, R. D. Hughes Co. . 9 .Modern Name Citizens of the stnte of Israel are CBlkd Israelis, not Israelites The provisional government staled thai Israelites was a name of Bible times and ibis is a moflern state. The Capitol Biilklim; in Washington. 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