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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 28, 1950
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I THUMP AT, », 19M Oklahoma To Test Its Morale Against Gets' Will to Win By JAMtS SAGGUS NKW.ORI.EANS, Dec. 28. CAP)—Oklahoma aiul Ken- ncky followed.different roads io lhe Sugar Bowl, but that'll ie hard to realize when the two football teams get into ac- •]<m here Monday. Both teams throw a lot of passes,* — i*e a tot of deception and win a lot j >I games'. But tlicre is a big difference b«- •u-cen them. Oklahoma now working OL| *. *t Biloxi MLss. rose Lo become the na- '•lon's number one team because its morale wouldn't allow a defeat. Kentucky took its place In Lh« lational spotlight because its team A'M willing Lo pay the price. Ken- ncky Is holding drills at Baton Rouge La. The description of each Leant ;ame from the man who knows it )p,st— Head Coaqh Bud Wilkiiison >f Oklahoma and Head Coach Pain <Bear) Bryant ol Kentucky. Wilkinson whcse team has won ll straight names and Is appearing n ffat Sugar Bowl for the third L year said his ten victories his Reason were te*m victories. Soon era Smalt H e watched his tea m work out I'psterday and. commented: "They are small for a major col- egft lean-.. They're light. They're •omig. They're inexperienced: But hey Inherited a feeling from last /ear's team—they won't admit they beaten. They have a winning attitude." ' Bryant said his team won because t was "willing to work to give up lolidays and recreation and to grit l-s teeth and give a little oil more vhen ll was necessary." Kentucky ran through a two and half hour workout yesterday, Bryant didn't comment on the trills but he left scowling. That H'fts Kentucky'* second, workout ipre. After Hit first pa.utng quarter- jack Vito (Babe) Parllll stayed >verLlme to throw a lew. Bryant xmimented: "He needa to.' 1 Jonrw To H« Out Parllll worked with (ullback Bill >skovar and halfbacks Einory Hark and Shorty Jame.AOM. Clayon Webb alternated with Clarke. ^.skoar didn't see much action in he. only game Kentucky lost this •ear—a 7-0 defeat at the hands of ?olton Bowl bound Tennessee. Centucky 1 * only power runner, h« jaa hurt «arly in Lhe game. Wilkinson wasn't smiling when li.s team compJeUrf it-* first day's i in BuoXiV went pver every phase of ootball" he said. "And' w« didn't ook good. However the cold wind nay hav« hurt some." But the wind wasn't the worst lews of trie day in the Oklahoma :amp. Star safely man Buddy (ones out with a torn knee llga- nent since the Nebraska game NOT. fi tried out his, l«g for the first ime. ft waj no go, "The leg just isn't ready, yet" Wilkinson said, "it's been out of •he cast for only one week. We'd lopert Jonas would be able to play. «it I'm afraid he is definitely out." Both coaches have reputation. 1 ! >fr giving out accurate informs•ion on their teams. But both are FOR IT—George IDcmpsey threatens the national Icollegiate scoring record With llwo seasons in play, ,t, e sharp.. Ishoolor of King's Colleec Wil. Imington, Del.. h», MIS joints He is near-sighted, too. Tribe to Resume Cage Activities Fisher Schedules Practice Session For Tomorrow Night The Christmas holidays will end for Ulytlieville's Chicks tomorrow as they return to the practice court to start getting ready for the remainder of the 1950-51 season. Coach Jimmy Fisher has called a practice session for tomorrow night and indicated that he would turn on the steam in 'order' to get this team ready for the Arkansas State College invitational tournament in Jonesboro next week. The Chicks have been idle since Dec, 18 due to the holidays. The Chicks have entered Arkansas Stale's annual tournament and are slated for action In the opening session next Wedesday. They will meet Manila in their first [ourhey game. - Third Vear In Tourney x This will be the third straight year that Blytheville ha.s entered the ASC tournament and In previous years Coach Fisher's tribe has not done too well. The Chicks were eliminated in the first round in the 1MB tournament and got only to the second round in the 1950 meet. Coach Fisher haa scheduled once-a-day workouts for Uie remainder of the Christmas holidays and his big problem will be getting his charges bacJc In » good physical condition after a 10-day lay- olf. West Virginia-s Workman Tops College Scorers NEW YORK. Die. 28. Wj— Six foot 8 Inch Mark_ W.prkman • of West- Virginia reachVd''out over 5 fool 10 Inch Ijarry Imburgla of Cincinnati to take the -scoring lead in major college basketball with a 28.7 average. The Mountaineers' towering junior trailed .the Cincinnati forward in the national rankings released by the National Colkglate Athletic Bureau * week ago. A 44-polnt splurge against George Washington boosted Workman to the top spot. Imburgia fell from his 29.3 average of a week ago to 26.6, which dropped him to third place behind Workman and Bill Milkvy of Temple. The latter moved • up from third lo the runiierup spot with an average of 28.3. Figures are for games through last Saturday. Cincinnati continued to top the team scoring averages despite Drnd- ley's upsurge. In winning all five starts. Cincinnati has rolled up 86.4 points per game. Bradley jumped from fourth to second and has a figure of 84.3. Temple remained third with 80.3. New York U. and Arizona moved Into the first five with 79.S and 78.8, replacing Boston College and North Carolina State. In team defense, Michigan State moved from second to the top with an average allowance of 41 points per game. Oklahoma dropped from first to B tie for fourth with Kentucky, each with 44. Missouri was sccor.d with 42 and Oklahoma 'A&M ihird with 13.7. Travs on Cards' Spring Schedule LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 28. </l'j— The St. Louis Cardinals' spring exhibition baseball season will include a game with the Little Rock Travelers of (he Southern Association here April 12. The date is one day before that for the Little Rock Southern Association opener here against Nashville. Logut Yisits Blytheville Don Logue, University of Arkansas quarterback, left loday for New Orleans to attend the Sugar Bowl feitlvilles after spending two weeks in Blytheville us the guest of Mitchell Johns. Mr. Johns accompanied l/>t;ue to New Orleans. perfectionists, so It's probably not as bad as it may seem. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER KEWS Aggies, Porkers Win in Tourney Raxorbacki Trounc* Tulsa 53-44; Iba's Tiam S«ti 2 Record* OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. >8. (f) —If (here were «ny doubts about Oklahoma AiM'i position ai favorite In the all-college basketball tournament, [hey eve dispelled now. The Aggies-llie No. 3 leam In lie nation—were baskeli above lhe leld in setting two meet records ""' night as they ran over Baylor he victory puts tilt Aggies In he 9 p.m. semifinal game tonight against Texas. In the 7:45 pm semifinal coulest, Arkansas plays Alabama. FInaU are tomorrow Today's consolation doublelieader finds 1549 champion Oklahoma City University ploying Tulsa and Bayor meeting Vanderbilt. nst 15-38. Tl; —Courier News Photo SPARE CENTEK—Furnishing Coach Jimmy Fisher's Chick cagers *'ith reserve height Is Billy Crafton. reserve center. crafton stands well aver the six toot mark and with a year's experience under his belt should help the Chicks considerably this year. Arkansas Sportettes— Losing Early Outings Is Old Stuff to Porkers By CARL BELL LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 28. (AP)-we'vc said it before, but Hits seems to be »n appropriate time to say It again: losing early-season games is old. old sluJf to university of Arkansas basketball teams and no cause Tor alarm. Ever since we can remember the+— ___ Razornacks have lost generously in Ihelr pro-New Year's outings only finish up by winning the Southwest Conference championship more often llian not. They \ised to go on barnstorming tours during the Christmas holidays, once they lost Ihem all and then took the conference crown hands down. There have been a couple of notable exceptions. In 1328. the Porkers didn't lose a game. In 1941, they lost only to the Phillips Oilers — and not to a single college team— during the regular season. And while their pte-rnce record is the poorest,-due to tougher competition, the Razorbacks look as good as any Southwest team again this year. Second Meeting it's just a plain tact tiiat basketball in the Southwest Isn't what It Is In other sections. This Is a football country and the cage sport doesn't work up much steam. That seems to be the only explanation. Van Buren, the defending state lltgh school basketball champ, dropped a 44-34 decision to at. Joe recently. But Van Bitren Coach Clalr Bates says he arranged the game as » strictly non-scheduled practice lilt and that his Pointers didn't attach any significance to It. However, recognizing St. Joe as a definite title threat come tournament time. Bates has booked a regular clash with the North Arkansans Jan. 16, this time at Van Buren. That meeting will be watched with much Interest throughout the state. No doubt both tcnms will point for each other this time. Remember the "roinrh play" charge Jonesboro leveled »! Bly- (herllle after (h< . ir hlfh schoo) rnolball feud ihls last fall? Well, whal do we find tipun returning from our vacation but a Paragoulrt press story accusing Jonesboro of helnj- l<xi rough against Para- Dopson Breaks Record at Enid ENID, Okla., Dec. 28. (AP)—Deward Dopson of Arkansas Tech set a new Individual scoring record for the Enid Intercollegiate basketball tournament here yesterday. Dopson racked up 38 points as his team beat Northwestern Missouri teachers, 79-68, in lhe firsl round of the -annual lourney. The former record was 34 points, set year by Claude Stoutmalre of Northwestern Louisiana. Tech was lo play In the seml- linals loday. Greece and Turkey are pushing plans lo exploit their lignite depos- Hollywood Continued from Page H ground while she sinks her calcified pretties into a bit with a noose, attached to a swivel, fitting over her nose and ears. "Jungle pictures were never like this," she whewed. Miss Iron Jaw» of lhe DeMllle circus film will be a litlle on ih« Judy liolllday aide, wllh people tell- inj Im- to "stop that Jabbering and shove thai bit back in.your mouth." Hubby Howard broke open a Chinese fortune cake as his Mrs. rubbed her neck muscles. The slip of paper inside read: "You will shortly receive an exquisite pholooranh " Dottie choked: "Probably me with all my teeth broken." The city of Olendale, Calif., Is the star of Arch Cooler's Just completed atom bomb picture, "Five." The streets were completely cleared on Iwo separate Sundays lo simulate the skeleton-strewn emptiness ol a world decimated by radioactive atomic dust. Only five people survive. On The Air Betty Blythe, the silent film star now making a big name in radio, put, on movie greasepaint for a fast appearance in UT 5 "The Hollywood Story." "But 1 only did It to get a bunch of dough," she I/old me. "I hate pictures." Bttly discovered radio twn years »S« and now plays important roles on many of (he bir shows tciminj; out of Hollywood. At first she recoiled when younj sMrelarles asked her "Have you ever btcn on lhe siaRe?" Then she says she discovered lhe secret of crashing radio. "You don't hire an agent and you don't knock on doors. You knock down doors." Betty's had only one embarrassing moment on radio row. She heard about a role that needed fill- Ing, rushed over lo the advertising agency and asked to sec J. Walter Thompson. A secretary blanched and said: "Mr. Thompson has been dead tor years." A sign on lhe slallon wagon Paul Schweirler drives around Hollywood reads: Rancho No Dlncro." if you are not up on your Spanish, ninero means money. . , . There's a big consorship ron brewing- in television. Some of Ihose nld movies, [limed before Hollywood adopted a consorship code, are no spicy even the [»»kcl!onlsts are blushing. $50 REWARD I9t9 <" '"« parly « STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO Wolnwt at Fir,t p hone 4333 SATURDAY is the day The DIXIE PIG Y. fntll wh PA OK '«*tcrrtay r s first round found OCU Ing to Alabama 49-45, Arkansas Tulsa 53-44 nnd Texas dropping Vanderbilt 55-49. The 15 points made by Ihe Aggies vero (he most ever scored by n team n the 15 yen. history of the all- collece. The old record was 10 made, by West Texas agnlnst East Central of Oklahoma in 1941. Anolli«r Kernrd The 32 ABBie field goals—in 59 ulcmpls- also Is a new record The >revious high was 30 Ilmt!e by lhe ABKies in 1343 against West Texas The Aggies .seeking their ninth ill-collcec title, also are out for [heir lllh victory without , defeat .his season. Baylor and A&M played even ball Die first 15 minutes with the lead Banging hands four times and lhe count knotted five. However three quick field goals by Onlc McArthur moved the Ag B Ies up from B 17-17 tic and they were never lopped. The lalflimc score was 34-21. AgRic Conch Hank ifoa ,«„ | n ils second (cam with live minutes gone In (he last stanza Alabama threw a tight defense .round OCU and held „ s ii m margin throughout the thriller. In Ihe tournament's opening game, Arkansas' height was too much for the Tnlsans. After sparring four minutes, Arkansas shot into the lead and controlled the game. Texas spurted to an early 15-12 lead over Vanderbilt but had lo flght back In the final mill"'-- to win. Tne lead changed h»nds"sev- en times before Texas finally pulled in Iront for good 48-47 with two minutes left. . Tech Cagers Movje Up in Enid Tourney ENID, Okla'.; Dec. J8. (AP>-lW- •icedcd Regis of Denver won Its way to the semifinals agninsl Washburn o Topeka. Kas., with . last-minute victory las nighi, over East Cen- ral (Okla) State In the Enid Intercollegiate Basketball Tourna- mcnl. The other semifinal gam. tonight »1 be .-between Arkansas Tech. which defealed Northwestern Missouri teachers 79-68, and PIttsburg (Kas.) 63-55 victors over Phillip, of Enid last night. Dick Petry poured In J3 poInU to lead Regis lo the victory. He hit three field goals in rapid succession to break a 59-59 fle with three and a half minutes remaining. Pitlsburg advanced on the shooting accuracy of Clinton Brown who netted 25 points and scoring honors. The consolation schedule this afternoon has Northwestern Louisiana against East Central and Phillips agalnsl Northwest Missouri Teachers. Communists Work On Commuters VIKNNA -<n;- in Communist Hungary. Red agitators won't let citizens just sit peacefully o n commuter trains and read their newspapers. No matter ho w badly John Q. Hungarian feels, they pursue lum with Communist propaganda and make him enter * political discussion of Marxism. This was revealed recently In a Hungarian Communist newspaper which reached Vienna. It gave Instructions to the agitators for their work every morning and evening on the trains carrying thousands of workers to and from their homes, saying that non-Communists found the trains a wonderful opportunity for "subversive rumors based on the lying Voice of America." 4 Men Unanimous Choices On AP's All-Pro Grid Team »> KKANK KCK AT Newsfralurcs Sjioi li Kdilor NB\V YOKK, Dec. 28. (AP)—IfRlfbacks Doak Walker of the Detroit Liong and Jo. Tnm £ ' ?"*"•*!• SUeler. Fullback Marion Motley of the ClevcSnd BroZ and lorn *<>»>•« on!,,, 1^, Angeles Rams were unanimous choices for Tin """""> drew votes from sports writers in ev< WHO, ME?—Bill Veeck nppeiirj shocked to discover he i.i a "star" on the stage. Th« former president of the Indians is playing Iht lead in "The Man Who Came to Dinner" in Cleveland. Wage Dispute Puts Damper On Prep Sports in New York NEW YORK, Dec. it. (AP)—A teacher* wage dispute has virtually paralyzed public high school iports in this second largest city In the world, Idling more than 10,000 scholastic »thlele«. Tn Ihls city of B.OOO.qao people.*- 1 _ only six schoolboy football teams played abbreviated schedules last fall. Only three of flo high schools which normally hava basketball learns are trying In go through with a court schedule. Track and cross-country, which normally have som« 4.000 competitors, are nonexistent. The sport* nhutdown itemi from teachers' demand for mor« money for after cl&.wrootn work. The instructors who had extracurricular Jobs, such as coaching, aafrt they were promised $600 n year extra by former mayor William O'Dwyer. When they received only $250, they decided against th« outside work. The New York CILy Public School Coaches Association has given a special mayor's fact-fine]Ing committee a net of terms under which they would return to their former duller These Include $1,700 extra pay (or head football, track nnd cross country conches, $1,000 for basketball nnd $900 for baseball. This in apart from the, teachers general demand for a wage of $7.500 annually. The demands have gone to the board of estimate, which to date has -stood fast to Its present schedule of pay. Search River For Britain's Stone of Scone LONDON. Dec. 28. (/T'l—RtlrM police 40 miles from London Slid today they believed the venerable Stone of Scone, stolen from Westminister Abbey, had been unceremoniously dumped Into the River Crouch under cover of night. A spokesman at Essex police headquarters In Chclmsford reported a group of persons was seen dumping a "heavy bundle" Into the river from a small boat. Foot palrolmen and radio cars quickly prowled five miles of river bank, while olher police looked for the hallowed block of yellow sandstone, heavy In weight and tradition, In small boats along the V Ping Pong Tourney Won By Dick Reid x Dick Reid won the Blytheville Y's fourth annual open holiday ping pong tournament yesterday with a 21-19; 21-3 decision over runner- up D. L. Bailey In the flnnl mutch. Bailey fought his way In the finals over tough opposition, defeating Wayne Burnham In the first round by score» of 21-15; 21-11. Walker, Southern MeUiodUt'. All-America of 1949, paced the N»- tlonal League in scoring with Im poln(.s In his freshman a*uon. making 1,1m the rookie of the yea/ , Be.sldos running and pawing th« Doaker did Just about everything expected of a triple threat buck He made n touchdown*, kicked M of 41 extra point attempt and made eight field goals in 1« efforta 1° tally the second best point total In the history of the NFL. He alw passed, kicked off, blocked and tackled, Tlircr. Bears Picked Three Chicago Dears made th« nrst team. They were quarterback Johnny Hijack who. by scoring 100 POJIII.S, became lhe Denrji best point Better In history. Tackle deorge Connor ami Guard Dick flarwegan formerly with the liaitlmore Colts The oilier four All-Pro plawa were filled b.v End Dan Edwards ol the New York.Yank*, center Charley (Chuck) Hednnrljc of the Philadelphia Eagles, Tackle Arm. WelnmeLster of the New York rmts nnd Guard Joe Signlago at the Yanks. The team includes four form«r All-Americas. Besides Walker, th»y nrc Hijack and Connor of Notr» Danir fauie and Bednarik of Penn. The second team Includes enita Mac Sneedle O f Cleveland m<t Cloycc Hox of Detroit, tackln Dick Huffman and iiob Rclnhard of UM Angel™, guards Oarrard Ramwy of the Chicago Cardinals and Ray Bray of the Chicago B«ar« an<l Center Clayton Tonnemaker at Green Bay In lhe lint. Th« No i backfietd consists of Bob w«Ur- fleld of Los Angeles, Billy Orlm«« of Qrccn Bay, John stnykabki tl San Francisco and Dick Hoern»r at Lo* Angeles. The All-Pro playeri wer« T0to< by Associated Prew jporU writ** In 11 National League cltiM. Mntley Bea( on Ground Mollcy ,Lhe former Nevada aiM led the league ground galneri, tnV- ellng 810 yards pn llo ifjorti for • 5.8 yard average. Gcrl was the main cog in Pitta- burgh's attack. He gained T08 y»rd» on the ground from a single wlnr attack to rank third In the leagiM He also was the clrcult'a ifo. I passer based on average gain p«pass atlempterf. He scpred M poJnta to lie for ninth place In scoring and averaged 40.7 yards per punt sixth best In the league. Lujack gained 1731 yardj ptMlni, fifth best figure In the circuit. Mo- Ire Dame's two-lime All-America carried the ball, for II touchdowru, made U of 35 extra point attempt* arm kicked three of the flTe field goals he tried. the second round he conquered Bobby Jones 21-s and 21-13 and In the third round he eliminated Lynn Vowell lT-21; 21-10 and 21-H. field won a first round 22-20; 21 -IB victory over A. J. Hall then had a default In the second round and was extended the limit by James McMulHn 21-23; 21-0 and 21-17 In the scml-flnals. In other matches Vowell defeated Stanley Miner, Bobby jone.i defeated Bob Children, Marvin Zcllncr defeated Ralph Snydcr and then lost to McMullin. In the coiinolnllon match for third place, Vowell ilcfcnted Mc- Mullln by scorns of 21-15; 21-17. Winner, of first, 5 ecomt and third places received Individual awards. strr.nm. They found no trace of the relic on which British kings have sal for crowning since Edward I looted the slab from Scotland In 1205. This ancient grievance still rankles in the breasts of flcrv Scottish nationalists, who think the stone should be restored to Scotland. Extremists among their number are generally suspected with carting off the stone during the cnrly hours Christmas morning from the coronation chair In Ihe depths of lhe hallowed abbey. Israel Code Based On U. S. Laws TH. AVIV—f/P>—Modern American legislation for youth delinquency will probably be the model for m new Juvenile code now being draftwl In Israel. The completion of th* code will take several yean. The drafts will be dlscujwd law by law. The i first, to be dealt with shortly, forsees abolishing the appearance In court of chlfdren who have been victims or witnesses of sexual offenses. The draft law proposes that such testimony should b* Riven to psychologists only, who In thnlr turn would forward It lo th» police or Judges. Malayan Cosfj Kiting KUALA LUMPUR—W,—The ent of living Is steadily rising In tb« Federation of Malaya. Most of lh« ordinary necessities to sustain life nrc now described is bccomtnr "luxuries." Pork meat Is the lateat Item t* undergo a big boost. The emergency —meaning the British war against Communist tcrrorlsls—Is partly responsible for the price rise. "Be right back. We're on our way to GENFRAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION for one of those fast loans of theirs,"

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