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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 14, 1949
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•PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS. /"I* I • |t I -'ft' I ''''•• I : ~ : —• ___MONPAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1349 ' . Chicks to Play Smackover Herejriday Night--Osceola Invited to Playoff Wilson lo Meet r__• . rr-rBcw/ Temm 4« <;;,„„;„„ //„ lo PocahonlasTeam Tommey's Coin Tossing Ability Pays Off for Second Straight Year For the second straight year the ability of W. n. Tommey. principa •>' Blytheville High School, to eal a Hipped coin right, has won Blytheville a stale playoff game The Chicks will meet the Smack- OVM Bucks here Friday night In their first state Double-A playoff game, W. B Nicholson, superintendent of schools announced yesterday. Blytheville was awarded tile gams on a coin toss Saturday afternoon after negotiations between representatives of thf two school! bosrRed down at a meeting in Little Rock. Representatives of the two schools, meet'ng with officials of the Arkansas Athletic Association, agreed lo the coin toss lo settle Ihe issue, and Blytheville won. S.ime as '-IX The same situation prevailed last year when officials of Blythevillp and Russellville schools met to decide the site for the first game. A coin was tossed'on that occasion end Blytheville was the winner. The game has been set for Haley Field Friday night at 8 o'clock and It will, in all probability, be rated the top game In the slate this week as the winner will advance to (lie finals of the playoff to meet the winner of the Subaico-Van Buren •game which will be played in Van Buren Thursday night. J. M. fjohnni.e) Biirnett. executive-secretary of .the Arkansas Athletic Association, this morning announced that Pocahbnlas ha.i been designated to represent District Two in the Class B playoff lo oppose Wilson, the District Three champions, In one of the first- round games of the B playoff.. Poc.ihontas Champ* Pocahontas was designated as District Two representatives at meeting of District Two offlcla and representatives of Pocahonta Bald Knob, and Augusta In New port yesterday.' The meeting - wa cslied after the three schools ende in a tie with identical 4-1-0 record In the district standings. The mee -Ing lasted for more than four hour Mr. Burnelt said. . Phillip : Daer, superintendent , .schools at Wilson, snld Hits mornln that he would get together with of ficials of the District Two school early this week in an effort to de clde where the game will be playec Mr. Deer stated that he ha honed Ihe game could be playe in Blytheville but that he'under stood that • Pocahontas was- "ver Interested", in .the tilt beine playe there. It Is expected that the gam will re played awny from Wllsoi as Wilson does "not have" seatln facilities at its field/ Dales and siles for other playof games lr, all divisions, were 'an nounced this morning by Burnett They are: Siloam Springs at Conway Sat urdav. Stuttgart, at .Monticello Friday. Pi?t;ott at Searcy Friday. Waldron and DeQueen at Men: Friday. '••';' Other Class B games: NornbVt at Lake Village Thursday night. Hughes vs. England Idate and site to be announced later). Louis to Launch Exhibition Tour In Bout Tonight BOSTON, Nov. 14—(jPj—Farmer heavyweight champion joe Louis will launch another exhibition boxing Lour in a scheduled 10-rounci bout with Boston's (oiverine Johnny Shkor tonight at the Boston Garden. Shkor made an Impressive showing oven, the four-rounds distance against Louis here last year and while so doing he accidentally but- tert : the Brown Bomber. Louis suffered a cut on his forehead that forced him to cancel several exhibition dates. Now neighing 22,1, Louis continues to deny that hi-, nation-wide tour means that he has serious intentions of regaining his former Cigar Bowl May Pick Opposing Teams Today TAAIPA. F!a, Nov.. U. CAP)—The Cijar Bow) may pick a couple foot- hall teams today but won't make its choices public until later. Rex Farrior, chairman of the Selection Committee, 5a irf because teams still have game.? to play announcement may not come until after Thanksgiving. Teams being considered include Wofford, Boston University. Miami (Ohio), Cincinnati, Memphis State nelrware, South Carolina, Florida State. Hanover, Gettysburg Brown Rnlgcis. Bucknell, Texas Slate and Iowa Slate. Tech Entrenched As Alt Leaders Defending Champs On Way to Another Collegiate Crown By tlie Associated I'rcss Most of the big guns have been fired in the battle for the AIC championship but not all the noise has died down. Staking a big claim for the 1949 crown is defending champion Ark- ansa.s Tech. Only a rude upset could prevent the Tech Wonder Boys from lalKing off with the title: The upset would June fu be a Joss 10 lowly Hentlrix while Henderson Plunked down a victory over Ouachila. Boll, of the games arc down as Thanksgiving Day classics. Tech zeroed its sights on this jears title when it flattened Henderson, 26-0 Friday, | h c loop's top iRtne of last weekend. Both clubs entered the game with undefeated ^ecoroi. —Courier News IMiolo DISTIIICT THIli:i: B CHAMI'S-Wilson's Bulldogs, who Friday nigh were crowned District Three B champions by virtue of a H-13 win ovc, Osceola at Hale Reid, are slated to meet the winner of the District Tw, B bile s <, nlc , inl c this week. Above .first row, lefi to right) are Arnund- son, Oarrott, Jones, standrod. Rankin , lM .mcy, Ryajs. Boylev (second row) II. woodyard, Forrester. Nixon. Nelson, Keel, Crawford, Alexander Douglas. Roberts; (third row), Williams, E. Wocdyard, Webb, Burch, Cash Two Wrestling Veterans Back For Battle Tonight The return of two veterans aftc long absences highlight tin American Legion's wrestling pro gram at Memorial Auditorium to night. Returning will be Gene Hlakclc< Hid Kddtc (Irish) Malone, two favorites of a few years back. Blake- cy will tram with Ace Abbott o Abilene. Tex., in the tag mate) JOllt feature against Jed Roberts of Little Rack. Blakeley. a Slransler Lewis heaci- ock artist, last appealed here a ttle moie than a year ago. Malone, ne of Promoter mike Mcroney's Id stand-bys, stepped out of semi- retirement a few months back to go t ' ce .Arkansas College will Magnolia A. and M. Fridav College - ol the Ozark, will" , ellb ^ A ' atul M - at Monti Intersectional games take ove -lie spotlight for other conference me [nber.s. Th Tr , 0 ^" s ' (vln B»«ICanie The Little Rock Junior Colfet-i rrojanj! had iitlle difficulty ii i«'eepl,,g (o a victory over North ast Louisiana in the second anm.a ' Little Rock spoiled the visitors wo touchdown., alld then roared to » M-I3 victory on the rifle arm of Ralph Troillett. •' -. . . scalp tucked heir belts, the Trojans>-p,it. tronger bid for the Little Rase Bowl gBme , the top'. .-IBMIC of the C °' lege '°° tl>a11 W I, T ear for „. eam.s. The standings Conference "earn irk. Tech •ittle Rock ,IC . lencierson 'iiachita . ...;)' >i'k. Stale . Izarks tale Teachers'!". Lrkansas A and M 'endrix Ifegnolia A and M rk. College Little Rock JC, Arkansas State I not schedule enough conference DM to be eligible for the title.) All Games Pet 1.000 l.COO .875 .571 .500 .333 .286 .250 .250 .167 Team rk. Tech . .. ttle Rock jc endcrson . Iiachita rk. state . arts ate Teachers L T 1 0 0 0 ..34 rkansn.s A and M".'. agnolia A and M '.'. 3 rk. College 3 Tct. .885 1.000 .875 .5M .2E6 .425 ,2.50 -16S .425 .315 .444 Roberts an,t Abbott are both re- lurnees from last week's card. That appearance was Robert's first here in more than a year and it was Abbott's second since his debut in Blythevillc three weeks ago. Two one-fall preliminary bouts arc also on the card. In the'first Abbott will meet Mulonc and in the second Blakelcy will tanule 'with Roberts. Hunters Welcome Opening of Deer Season Today . ROCK, Nov 14—— Hunting '-lelurns to the Arkansas outdoor sports program with a doubkvbaircleci bang this week. Thousands of nimrods from Arkansas and .other states were In the woods this morning in quest of deer. And thousands 14-Game Schedule Is Arranged for Cogers of Wilson WILSON. Nov. 14 - Conch Roj SlobiUigh of the Wilson High Schoo Bulldogs, yesterday announced a 14. game schedule for his senior boy and girls basketball teams for the 1019-50 season. The Bulldogs wi|l open thcii schedule Dec. 6 at home a-ainst the Tyronia Chiefs and will' close it Feb. 17 against TMrrell at Wilson The schedule also includes the Lcixora Invitational tournament winch will bt played Dec. 14-16. The schedule: Dec. Tyronia at Wilson- Dec 9 West Memphis at West Memphis- Dec. H-lfl Luxora tournament-' Dec. 20 Tyronza at Tyronza; Jan 6 Tmrell at Turrell: Jan. 10 Shaw ice at Wilson; Jan. 13 Uixora at Luxora: Jan. n open; Jan '0 Open; Jan. 24 Osceola at Wilson[ an. 27 Shawnee at Shawnec- Jan' 1 Kciser at Keiser; Feb. 3 West Memphis at Wilson; Feb 7 Osceola it Osceola; Feb. 10.Luxora at Wilson: Feb. 14 Keiser at wi!< 0 n- Fcb 7 Tmrell at Wilson. ' / Only 20 Teams ! n Nation Remain Jnbearen, Untied hose early inornlne; treks into Ihe :narshlanrt s and river bottom lands 'rlrtay. for a crack at '.vildfowl The first half of the split sea- on ori deer hunting officially opcn- -d at 12:01 a.m. today but the hooting didn't start until midnight Saturday. Duck season opens ..t noon Frilay and will continue until noon Dec. 27. This is ten days longer han last year's hunting period Prospects /or a successful deer ca.son appear to be excellent. There'll probably be a record umber of hunters after deer. The rkansas Game and Fish Comniis- on expects 35,000 sportsmen to be " the woods during the Hist see- on. A smaller number i s expected for the second period which opens Dec 12 and continues through Ufc 17 fresh-water seven than NEW YORK. Nov. H_, iP , _ A „ veil 20 college football teams still ppcai-ed today on the list of un- aten and united- Six casualties were recorded In he past week with the heart- reaker of them all being Boston Unyersltys setback by Maryland, Y „'- wil >ni"g its six previous Wyoming took a crushing 32-7 Ming from Baylor for its first loss n, nine starts. Cornell, stop- n»,ro „•!,, T • F Kt seven straight, was dumped more will bei;m (by Dartmouth, 10-7. The Vales- Liver oils from the fish called the bitrbnl yield to eiglit times more vitamin cod-liver oil. City rjf.D.) TcaeheVs; alter" ei?lit In a row. were crushed by St. Ambrose, still boasting a perfect record in eight games, 58-6 Henderson State (Ark) had its skein ended at seven by Arkansas lech. 26-0. And Middle Tennessee otate, after capturing six consecutive contests, was licld to a 7-7 tie by Murray. Undefeated, united teams are- Nine victories — Wayne (Nbr) Teachers, California. Emory and Henry <Va.\ and Woo ford Eight victories - Oklahoma, Army, west c:.c.sicr (Pa.) Teachers, Hilisrtale (Mich.) St. .Ambrose (loivat, Hanover (Ind.) College of Pacifjc. Oregon College of Education, St. Vincent (Pa). Seven victories - Noire Dame. Virginia. Trinity (Conn.). Ball Stiitc (Ind.), Mu.sX-fiigum (Ohio). Six victories - Cannon (Pa.) and Florida A & M. Rice in Position To Cop SWC Title Owls Need Only Win Over TCU Plus SMU Victory over Baylor R!c< v [be AvHtrhilcil Press can wrap up the Southwest a Confeience foo'tbsil title and Cotton Bowl bid this week All Die Owls -ipeii is .-, vicrorv over Texas Christian .Universitv coupled with a win by Southern' Methodist University over Baylor Both Rice and SMU are favored to win Saturday and if thcv do yo>, can start speculating on the Owls' Jan. 2 foe. Baylor's chances for an upset vie ton- over Southern Methodist depend almost entirely on :he rassin» of Adrian Bm-k. Texas slopped the sharp-shootine Burt; two \veeks a<-o and that's the only licking the Bears have hart all y«ar. Southern Methodist, which re.illv in'Doak Walker ami Kvlc Rote ,,^ \- ^ ofiK - Nov. H .., .._ Baylor Wyoml>i« 31-7 ; -,<it' r "° ctmn 'P'on Philadelphia, week to spoil the Rocky Mountain £,,^1 n , ., Werc " cadi "8 saily •'-•—•- - - "•'•"am toward their third • straight plavoff '«'• »"> National Football'Leagii' they weren't quite sure SeminolestoPlay District 4 Champs Site of Game Will Probably be Named At Meefing Tuesday Osceola High School's Seminoles lunnei-s-up for the District Three' Class B title, have been Invited to fill a bye spot on the bracket for the state Class B playoff, Franklin Sanders, superintendent or Osceola schools, said this morning. Tile Seminoles were chosen from 2J schools that were being considered for the invitation. They have heen pitted against the District Four champions in the first playoff game The choice was. made oil the basis of season records, Mr. Sanders said. Champion or District Pour win not be determined until tomorrow night when Atkins and Hartford meet at Rtissellvllle in K special Kl.-i.vofT (itt to decide the district crown. n )e two teams ended regular season play with identical records and the Arkansas Athletic As sprlation has ordered the sped playoff same. Talk Sliilcd Mr. Sanders stated that he and other school officials will go to Rus- scllville tomorrow to talk with officials of bolh Atkins and Hartford and to select the site tor the first- round game. He stated that efforts will be made to bring the game back to Osceola inrt that there is a possibility II he same is played in Osceola Yha' t will be played on Saturday ni-ht Mr. Sanders stated that "ho "die not learn the Blytheville-Smack^ over game had been awarded to Blytheville until this morning ant ola's bid for. fhD 0 sam C c.v d HoiTOvcV he expressed his desire to play the ="!" c »'0"*ola, POint,,, K out'that "»" Atkins and Hartford nlnyiim tomorrow night, that it mav be best for all concerned to play the game on Saturday night .Osceola was defeated by Wilson H-13 in the District Three title con test Friday night. Eagle's Ti Washington 44-21 eleven's perfect record. Rice used its methodical' brand of foe-ball to pol:sh off Texas A and .\r. 13-0. and this same stvle sexpeetcdtobcny, r ethanamntch '™' 1 ' "^ ^ctor the title—hiil who ij> e opposition would be Until yesterday, it looked almost cena;n that the Eagles would phiv the r.os Angeles Hams, who si ill Pexas Arkan . . . I'exas A. & M. Tram itce Bnylor . . All Games 1 • ; 7 5 5 ; as 4 fcxas A. & M 1 'CU The scientific name for The Rams, of course, still arc in t'lp.nesilion to get !n Ihe playoff The Chicago Bears couM ,l n n though. In the All American Conference. Arkansas takes on nil. interscc- tona! foe. William .'.and Marv' | r the third game on .this week's •hediilc. Texas and Texas \ tn,t I are ;dle. The standings: Conference Tcan i'ci J - ., "~ ""•• • --"LIIL.AJj v^umcrence 1.1)00! ^ still h the Cleveland Browns on .650 J top and the New York Yankee" .625! trailing along i n second place w'th .500; «n outside chance of catchin^ the .JOOI leader!. Both had off davs ycstcr- .833 day. the Brown's being tird by Buf- .100-falo. 7-7. and the' Yanks just snupeinig past the Chicago. Hornets, San Gcles, The Eagles romped over the ..Washington Redskins, 44-21- the .5901 Chicago Cardinals whipped' the •1ST jNew York Bulldogs, 65-20; the New 1 Is 30-10 and. the Chicago Hcara'turnwl' 'back the Detroit Lions, 27-2-1. t'ct. .875 .(588 Francisco hurdled IMS Panthera tigiis. When a Iree stops growing it be- in health and vigor. Because trees keep sun from the srouncl, forests are cooler than plains. Painting Interior & Expert Paper Hanging Estimates Gladly Given Russell Price Phon« rir,nO BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA W R E S T LIN G D iv 1.0\VUST ADMISSION I'KK'K A R«m-.d SCHU. „„ S.,.,, , he U B .on Aren. fm Kver, -Monday Monday, November 14 ADULTS 50c - CH.LDKKN 15c JSew Slarlmg Time 8:00 I!OX SKATS lac EXTRA (Tax Included) ACE ABBOTT and GENE BLAKELEY versus RED ROBERTS and EDDIE MALONE Also Two 1-Fol) 30-Minure Matches Abbott vs. Malone Blakelcy vs. Roberts ITCH S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK.• 9%%e 36460*4285. . N U-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Teams Are Shaping Up As Season Is Hearing End --, Will Grimslef NEW YORK, Nov. 14_OPJ~Ifs bowl-plucking time agalll ,,, coll football and two of the Juiciest, post-season plums m ay b e grabbed off this week at Ann Arbor Mich and Palo Atlo, Calif. ' • " ,, oh !° rsta 'e will- met Michigan, he defending titlist, for the big ten championship at Ami. Ai-lvir Unbeaten, united Callftmla rtll Play improved Stanford at Palo Alto In the Pacific Coast headliner. " !>° th P reva » '« these Import?»n at ,? ucke y« »"d Bears ta,"p "-T '" B travel 'n8 Plans for Pasadena's Rose BosvJ On |y " b't of additional light Is main New Year's ''fl'-Unes^Satur- * s ''"'^I'-'^PPy season swings into the homestrectn. ~nn these important develop- , 1 :... C ° n .! c "' Bost0 '' University and for four touchdowns In the final quarter to smother North Carolina 42-6, while Army, No. 2 in the Associated Press rankings, barely squeezed past Pennsylvania, 14-13. 4. Bowl-bound Oklahoma hurdled one of Its main obstacles to a perfect season by whipping Missouri 27-7. Ohio State and Michigan have similar records in the conference standings with four victories and one defeat. A loss for the Buckeyes would throw the Big Ten and the Rose Bowl picture into confusion. Michigan, as a guest two years ago, is ineligible to return to Pasadena. The Wolverines won over Indiana Saturday, M-7, while oMb State trumped Illinois, 30-17. 7* California, only major team -In tne country unbeaten and united for (lie last Iwo seasons of regular play, continued its inarch by humbl ing Oregon, 41-M. Slanford however, promises lo be' lough. The Indians walloped Southern Cal a week aeo. 34-13, and Saturday romped over Idaho. 63-0. Army became the only unblemished power in the east after Dartmouth surprisingly took (he measure of Cornell, sixth in the national rankings, 16-7. Boston University's bowl hopes rere stabbed If not punctured by Maryland, which won H-13. 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