The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 10, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 10, 1949
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snr BkYTHEVTLLl! (ARK.)' COURIER NOT! TKUnSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 194, Osceola And Wilson Tangle Tomorrow Night-Paps Close Season Tonight ; Game to Decide Class B Crown Overflow Crowd Expected to Witness Important Contest Wilson High School's undefeated and, viitied Bulldogs will lay their ; unblemished .record on the line . against once-beaten Osceola al Os- i. ceola's Hale Field tomorrow night 'in a'gaine that will decide the Dis> trict Three Clars B championship. •; The opening klckoff Is set lor 8 '; o'clock. '"'..-. The largest crowd ever to witness '. an athletic contest in O.sccoln. Is \ expected to flood Hale Field's 3,000• seat stadium to an overflow capacity '• to see the fjame which Is rated one \ of the tops in the slate this week. * The two teams, will take to the < field rated about even with the Seminoles of Osceola given a slight edge, mainly on their dreaded aerial counter with a'strong ground at- attack. However, the Bulldogs will [ Tech Oj : tack and the deciding factor will be whether or not Coscli Roy Stobaugh's aggregation can stop'the Reddies, Tech Battle Friday For AIC Crown Ky The Associated Press Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference fans set their "dream" game of 1919 Friday when Arkansas Tech ano FJorderam collide In Russell- villc to settle a two-way race for the conference championship. It's Tech* homecoming and 2nme time is 2 p.m. Both Tech and Henderson are undefeated in conference' play; Tech dropped a season opener to' totigh Hardin College (Texas) ami then proceeded to kick the daylights out of-all conference opposi- tion—fo date, Henderson hns Ixtwled over seven straight (cams, all against circuit squads.. This Is their year—Arka- delpWa roolcrs say, and they arc backed by a good many members of Henderson's victims across the" .of Tommy Spires, the Scml- '-'. noleV brilliant quarterback. • The two teams are undefeated In r . District Three competition, Wilson a record of six win-; In DLs- V. trict Three play white the Semi;'notes have won five. The difference In their records Is in non-district • games. Owceola has been defeated = once, by Whitenaven, Term., and the i -Bulldogs are undefeated In seven starts. ; , £ ven In Weight /. TIie two".teams will be about even J In the - weight and -experience dle- <[- payments but the Bulldogs hold t the.edge in depth. Coach Stobaugh.^ i. squad -Is'- one of the .largest,'if hot the ' largest, in the county with several .! good. "reservas while the Semlnoles j scarcely, have two teams. ; While most'of the fans will be •' wntcning Spiers, whose pacing has \ been the'Seminoles' main threat all ', year,, the Bulldogs, may give them '] an aerial.artist to think about. He's Howard Woodyard, who operates at -: single wing, quarterback and who ; has clone a fair, bit of tossing tliis '- year"-'.valsQ. ': 'Woodyard Is a ti'iple- ;. threater ;and handles niast of Llie -Bulldogs'racking/ . ' Winner lo Slate Playoff The winner of tomorrow night's , game will represent this district In . the state Class B playoffs and will j meet the champions of District Two / In the first-round playoff game. ' The' champion of .that dbtrlct has 'Viiot been decided but lias between -i Pocahontas, McCrory and Bald i-Knob. This will be the first time !::that either Wilfpii or Qsccola has Vcompeted.ih the state 1 playoff., i'* There will be on other B in Mississippi County tomor- • row. Tlie Indlani of Shawnce are .'slated to meet the Chiefs of l>ron- : -j 2a in a iiothing-malters Class Three •battle .at Sh'awnce tomorrow altcr- "nooni The^ game was slated for tomorrow night 'originally but was .moved'up to tomorrow afternoon so \that Joiner fans might witness the Osceola-Wilson game, - Dyess and KeL^er both play away from home tomorrow. The. Eagles of Dyess journey to Harrisbvirg tomorrow night for a game with the Harrtsburg High School eleven and .the Yellow Jackets .of Kelser play 'Trumann in Tnnnann. ; Ancient Greeks preferred pitched or resinated to natural wine, while the Romans liked to flavor their .wines with such mntevinls ns 'pepper, poppy, tar," 'boiled sea water and chalk. this year. Comparing scores of Hcndcrson- in this contest. These two traditional enemies (hrow caution to the winds each yenr. Henderson had losing team last year hut held the high scoring Technien to a. 14-0 which sec-sawed win tu a back and game forth the breaks deciding the score. And—ft will probably be the same story Friday. Ai Kansas A. am! M. goes'to Arkadelphia for a game with Ouachita Saturday, and Hcndrlx visits Arkansas College. Detroit Welter, Lester Fefton, Loses Decision DITTRO1T, Nov. 10-Wj—Young Lester Fcllon oj Detroit, who is fast becoming one of the most controversial iigures in boxing, \vns track In the headlines tori;iy_tli| s time liecuuse he did not win a fight. T h e 20-year-old Negro welterweight zoomed into national ptom-. inencc Oct. 21 when lie got an unpopular decision over Kid Gavilan of Cuba in a fi[4iit here that touched off probes by the State Boxing Commission and police. Felton returned to ring warfare last night and vraund up with a (en-round draw at Olympia Stadium with rough Tony Pellono of New York. Most of the 8,907 fans and the newspapermen thought Feltun had won. Judges Johnny Webber and Txiu Jailos each called it a SO-50 liglit, while Referee Clarence Rosen voted Felton by a 54-40 margin, under Michigan rules, explained by Boxing Commission Chairman Floyd Stevens, that Lions Schedule 25 Cage Games Manila Team to Open Season November 22 Against Cooter, Mo. MANILA, Nov. 10—J. P. Adkins, Manila High School's new .basketball coacii, today announced a 25- game schedule for his 1949-50 Manila fJon eagers. Coach Adkins was appointed lo replace Charles Jolliff, who resigned as cage t-oach last spring to accept a position RS manager of the Osceola Chamber of Commerce. He assumed his new duties with the opening of school last September. Coacii Ariklns Is a graduate of Arkansas State College at Joiies- boro. The Linns arc slated to open their season Nov. 22 against the Cooter, Mo., High Snhool five, in Cooler. They will play their first home ?«me Nov. 29 against the Monctie Buffnloes. The Lions for the past several years have been one of the top Class A teams of District Three. The schedule: Nov. 22 Cooler. Mo., there: Nov. 25 Gosnell there; Nov. 29 Moncltc Itere; Dec. 6 Lnxora here; Dec 9 Blythevillc here: Dec. 13 Dell there; Dee. 15 Joncsboro Junior High Ihcrc; Dec. 16 Gosnell here; Dec. 20 Caraway there; Dec. 27 Monettc [here; Jan. 3 Piggott here; 'Jan. 10 Parngonld (here; Jan. 13 Blythcvllle there; Jan. 19 Dyess there; Jan. 20 Del! here; Jan. 24 State High of Jonesboio there; Jan. 27 Kciser here: Jan. 31 Caraway here; Peb 7 Dycss here; Feb. 9 Bay there- Feb. 10 Keiscr there.-, Feb. 14 Paragould here: Feb. 17 Piggott there- Fob. 21 Slate High of Joncsborii here; Feb. 23 Bay here. a draw. The Associated Press scorecarrt showed Felton a 52-48 Winer, and light writer Charlie ward of the Detroit Times had an identical figure. Tiinmy Devine__of the Detroit Free Press called it 53-47 for Felton. Sam Greene of the Detroit News called five rounds for each fighter; but said "Felton \vnn his rounds bj^ bigger majorities and it was his fight." .American Leg/on Thinks Potato Is Here to Stay MAHOMET, 111. -J/T)— The local American Legion decided, alter a record crowd attended its potato festival this fall, to make the spuds the nniiii attraction at an annual event. Owls Coach Not Talking About Bowls HOUSTON, Tex.. Nov. 10. I/PI — You cniv't even get Coacii Jess Neely of nice Institute to admit these doys there is such a thing ns a Cotton Bosvl. Those \vlio speculate, however, are 'jcrtaiu Kecley's Owls will be the host (.cam at Hie annuM classic New Year's Day in Dallns. And they'll even tell yon the Owls' opponent possibly come from among .such teams as Oklahoma, Kentucky. Virginia, Tula ne, and Louisiana state. But- Nt.cly, who docs not like speculation anyhow, doesn't know anything- about It. I didn't know we had a game scheduled for January 1," was the way he put ft today. After meeting Texas A.'ami M. here Saturday, Rice plays Texas Christian at Fort Worth and Baylor here. > Rice holds' a rerord of three vic- !or[cs : -Jij;iiLno defeats at tile holt way ™iarKT.In Southwest Conference ;ilny. --«-.-.. The nearest opposition now Is Bn.vlor, wUh mifi loss but still to piny- SMU and Rice. Southern Methodist is a game and a half behind, but must play Arkansas. Baylor and always troublesome Texas Christian. It is a sure thing Southern and Southeastern tennis, along with Oklahoma, will figure prominently in a search for a Cotton Bowl opponent, if and when that time ar- rivrs for Rice. There also will be this problem: while the Cotlon Bowl will be seeking one team. Sugar Bow] heads will bo studying Just about the same of prospects while look- ins for t\vo tcsm.s*. The pickings may be so slim hy then that two defeats might not be held against a- prospect. PEAK IN PLATOONS—Fordham carries the two-unit system right down to field goals and points after touchdown. When the Ram is looking for a long fit-Id goal, Jim Erickson. left, is called on. 3d Kozdcba boots the short ones and converts. Holding are Dick Doheny, left, and Bill Sullivan. Sports Roundup bj flugh rullertnn Jr NEW YORK, Nov. 10. (AI>) — There's going to be an all-out effort to tlispa^e of baseball's annoying bonus rule at the December meetings, but it may run into a little optHwiiion. . . . Brunch Rickey say.s he won't vote for the "I'ltUs- burgh amendment 1 ' wiping out all botiu.s rc.stricLions unless the old rule is re.stored which prohibits a minor league club from giving a player part of the price when he is sold. . . i?ickey explains; that tiansiers within a Chain generally are player traded involving only nomimd sums, so they . can't make similar offers. . . . So it would be "murder" to allow Independently - owned clubs that privilege. . . . The original of the bonus rule, of course, was to discourage offering ridiculous sums to uniricd kids. It didn't work. . . . Few, if ally, independents can match the bonuses whieh major league clubs will hand out to boys who will immediately be farmed out. Seejns like It would only lie giving the independents a fair break to let them make another kind of oiler. . . . But Br'anch apparently wants al! the breaks to favor his side. Browns to Add Wichita, Kans. To Farm System ST. LOUIS. Nov. 10—«•)—The St Louis Brown.^ ba^eliiU] cluo announced today it had entered into a working agreement with Wichita Kan,, of the Western League in a reshuffle of the Brownie form system. Wichita, class A. will take the place of Klinira. ,\. Y., which recently was dropped. The manager at Wichita ivlll be Joe Schultz, former Broiuiie catcher who last year serv^i as coach. Business manager in the Kansas setup will be Joe McShane, who moves in from Elmira. Major College Grid Leaders By the AssoL'inleu Press Total Offense—Notre Dame. 43: yards per game;. Wyoming, 426.9. Rushing offense—Oklahoma, 326.9 yards per game; Wyoming,-319.3. Passing offense — So. California ISO.7 yards per'game; Texas Christian, 185.0. . Punting—No. Carolina, W.92 yards per punt: Furman, 4-1.89. Total defense'—.Kentucky. 155.. yard per game 'allowed; Wyoming 162,8.- . ; Rushing--' defense—Oklahoma, 50. yards per game, allowed; Kentucky Sjioris Before Vour Eyes George M u n g e r has ordered | C5.9. scrimmage for his Penn footballers | Pass defense—Wyoming, 49.6 yards ame allowed; Miami every day this week in .preparation lor the Army game. . . . And how liout a fast, workout with the light ag? . . . Billy Key, the clever oung Georgia golfer, has transrer- et! from Washington, and . Lee to Collins College In Florida, where he cati play golf the year round. . . . Vhen Northwestern's Bob Vbigts iccanie tearful over the departure of ilex Sarkisian because "they'll run is up the middle." the experts hought it was an act. But North- ve.stern'i> last three opponents have ;nined "108 yards throuiih the line. Razorbacks Drill For SMU Contest Porkers Look Bad Against Enemy Pass Plays in Scrimmage By The Associated Press Practice sessions are 'supporting (he- idea that It will be southern Methodist's passes against Arkansas' rushing when the two Southwest Conference football teams tangle in the cotton Bowl'at Dallas Saturday. The fiazorback regulars were unable to stop SMU pass plays used by (he Arkansas B learn in a long rough and tumble scrimmage \Ved- icsday. They did a good job, however, against Mustang-style running. On the other hand, SMU coach Matty Bell, realizing Arkansas is Primarily a ground power', team, tried various combinations in an effort to replace his two injured regular defensive tacklcrs, Dob Vann and Bob Collier.. He said he was far from satisfied with results. Coach John Barnlvill announced it practically certain that Leon Campbell, star 'Arkansas fullback recovering from B knee Injury, will not play any Saturday. Bears Practice Developments In other southwest camps include: Baylor — backs' Dudley Parker and Frank Boydsfnn and Center Gene Huebner, out.two days with injuries, have rejoined the Bears in practice for Saturday's intersectional game with Wyoming. Texas — Back Billy Pyle and end Ray Stone are counted out of the Texas Christian game because of injuries atul tackle Gene Vyukal and guard Danny Wolfe ate slated for limited duty. Rice — Coacii Jess N'cciy. said the Owls are not taking their Saturday foe, Teaxs A&M. "lightly" .since the Aggies tied SMU a week ago. The Owls expect to be in top physical condition. Teaxs safety man John Christcn- scn, out since the Louisiana State game with a shoulder Injury, rejoined the team and will play some Saturday. TCI) coach Dutch Meyei watched his reserves, using University of Texas plays, score 10 touchdowns against his first string. Meyer was extremely displeased, as a visiting sports writer understated • it. Tribe in Conway For Final Game Junior Chicks Close 1949 Schedule with Wampus Kitten Tilt Blytheville's Junior Papooses will close the books on their 1949 grid season tonight when they meet the Conway Junior High Wampus Kittens at Conway. Coach Enrl Stabler and liLs lui^ tribe, some 30-odd strong, left tS 1 morning for Conway by bus on their longest road (rip of the season that will mark an end to tlicir schedule. SUPPORTING ROLE—With a shoulder like that of six-foot three-inch, 235-pound guard Bud. McFadin to rest on halfback Perry Samuels wouldn't have much trouble keeping his head above the opposition. But the little sprint champion and Texas wasn't able to get that hist bit 01 txira needed for vic- ory over Rice and Southern Methodist. Army Holds to Order To Close Camp Chaffee WASHINGTON. Nov. 10. f,B—It .•dill looks as though Camp Chaffee will be closed next April. An aide to Senator McClellnn (D-Ark) said last, night, the best unofficial information is that Secretary of Defense Johnson will nd- here to the decision lo keep the Installation near Port Smith on standby basis only after next spring. Arkansans had asked the secretary to reconsider. He did that but has made no formal report. The closing was scheduled as an eTonomv move. The commander of the Fourth Army, Lt. Gen. Leroy Lutes of San Antonio, said on a visit to Little Rock yesterday thai as far »s he [s concerned the order to shut down i8 j Chaffee, except for a small maintenance force, is "final." Pat.Egan of the Rangers has , Rock of the Shawnee High School >layed 200 consecutive National • Inniani today announced that the teckcv League games since ^pb. Indians' game with the Tyronza 3. 1946 , (Chiefs which was scheduled for to- Slightly bitter over Jim Galla- 'morrow night, has been moved up to gher-s criticism of Branch Rickey's ; tomorrow afternoon. The game will nrm produce, one Dodger employee joe played in Joiner, ponns out'that. Branch. Jr.. set up; Coach Rook stated that the rca- he system for Larry MacPhall in j .=on for changing the time of the 039 so yon can call any player from ; ynmc was to give Joiner fans a •\ Brooklyn farm a Rickey Product, i chance lo see both the Indians' i Same and the Osceola-WiLson Dis- Qimtc, UiKiuole . i t' 'let Three championship contest John Barnhill, Arkansas coacii: hi O,s:eola tomorrow night. If yon lose less than half your j It was also announced that the •nines in baseball, you've had a good Indians will meet the Dyess Eagles season and finish in ihc lirst divi- at Joiner Nov. 17 in their final home ,ion. In fooU>all you have lo win game of the season which will be hem all." famous for fiBihium Quality for 3 Generations... NOW... JCA'S • • EST SELLING JAisiArf MEWINO coar. ST. louis.OMAHA •«« OR PREMIUM QUALITY BEER per 51.3. Punt retlirnsy'-Wichiia. 21.4 yards per return; Oregon State, 20.6. Kickoff returns—Army, 33.2 yards per return; Oregon, 26.3. Shownee-Tyronza Game Advanced to Friday Afternoon JOINER, Nov. 10-COBCh W. C. Sfoulinjl KclHirl Larry "Moon" Mnllins, St. Ambrose College coach, claims Joe Lucas is a betler football player this homecoming. An election for homecoming queen i is seiug held this week with Jenny Love Swindler Is Lonely Now As a Prisoner CHICAGO. Nov. 10. Wl— Signnnul (Sam) Eiigel, the 'M-year-old widow's lothario ran out on scores of , !one«y woriieh after taking their i money, was a sad and lonesome i figure himself today. | Left alone now even by the one woman who l had stuck to him throughout his :trlal, the international confidence man sat dejectedly in a cell at 'the county jail pondering his two to 10-year sentence for a love swindle. Judge .Cieorge M. Fisher imposed the sentence yesterday -.1 fter denying a defense motion for a new trial. Enge! was convicted by a jury of swindling Mrs. Reseda Corrigan, 39, a red haired Chicago widow, of 58,100 after a whirlwind courtship. Engel disappeared on the esc oE their scheduled marriage. Except for his attorneys. Engcl was alone when he was brought to court for sentence. Mrs. Pauline Langton, the 39-year-old New York widow whom Engel called his "only true love" was not present, Outside of court, the weary old lover _told newsmen he hndn't seen or heard from Mrs. Langton since Saturday The hotel .where she had been staying reported Mrs. Langton checked out Saturday without leaving "a forwarding address. She Is Rubber Production Is Low in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO—M',—Production of natural rubber for the firs six months ot this year ran aboiii. 1,856 tons. It may not go over 4.0UC tor the 'entire year. Official figures bounce up and nown violently. A total^ of 4,000 woidd .be Jrst about.a record ioiv Last year it was 5,446- tons, after a dizzy dive from 14.510 in 1947_ Record nigh in 22 3'ears came In 1914 with 21 i:,2. In 1905 rubber was sec- >nd only fo coffe as Brazil's leading e.\port product. . believed to have returned to New York. : .-."/ Mrs. Langton is the last of several brides reported in the life of the self-styled lover of 1,001 women. 194<> • The Paps tii|iercd off their pre- game practice activities with a dicring up drill under the liehLs of Haley Field ]a .,t riI 3 ht. The Urn boi'lnz up.drill climaxed a week of hard work for Ihe tilt. Thf Paps BO to Conwiiy with an even chance of finishing their season with a victory. Very little is known of the Wampus Kittens' record but they are reported as bein« one of the strongest Junior team! in District Five. The Pap; will enter their final game with a record of two wins and three losses and they will be seeking lo even up iheir mark. In most circles, a .530 season is considered a wir.ning one. 10 lo Graduate The Paps hold victories over Par- agculrt and Marked Tree ami were defeated by Joncsboro, Snowden of Memphis and Jackson, Tenn A second game with Marked Tree, scheduled for lust week, was cancelled. Bixieen members of the-Papoose squad will be playing their last gnmo as juniors tonight. Included in this number are nine members of the- starting lineup: tackles Quincy Hocige and M. L. Criner, center Moiilroe Holland, ends Charle.i Shepherd and George Skelton, oiM backs Johnny O'Brien, Bennie Hays', and Donald Gentry. Other ninth, graders are Norman Bratcher, Bob McFarlaiid, Charles darner, Pat Smotliennon. Bill Miller, A. J. Hall, Eddie Joe' Whittle and Jack llal- slcad. Coach stabler plans to start his regular starting eleven against the Wampus Kiltens with George Skelton nnd Charles Shepherd at ends, Quincy Hodge and M. L. Criner at tackles, Guy Swift and Bobby Childers at guards, Monlroe Holland at center, Ralph Snider at quarterback, Johnny O'Brien and Bennie Hays at halfbacks and Donald Gentry* at iuhback: ... ,•• ' •The Paps will spend tonight : in Conway, returning to Blytheville tomorrow. \ All America mention as a tackle last , rail. But he's playing defensive end than when he earned little and offensive guard now. Saturday, November 12 . LEGION HUT 9 'til ? Lind Smith as the senior candidate. Dorothy Shannon candidate from the Junior class, Joyce McFatridgc from the sophomore class and Mel- donla Beasley from the fre.shman class. Celebrating Thanksgiving with the family! 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