The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 15, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 15, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 194» Contact Work Gets Stress in Chicks' Pre-Playoff Drills With lite accent on blocking and tackling and their spirits at Die highest ebl) of the season, Blytheville's Chickasaws set about the task of getting ready for the defense of their state Doublc-A crown with a full time practice session yesterday at Haley Field. *• — Coach Russell Moslcy and his aide-de-camp. Johnny Staples, shunned the usual light Monday- after-a-victory drills for more strenuous 'contact wnrk as (he.v sent their Tribe through rough paces In preparation for (heir approach- Ing playoff encountar with the Smackover Bucks here Friday night. Armed with a notebook lull ol Information on the Bucks, obtained by Coach Staples who sconled trie Smackover-Hope contest last Friday night, the chicks went to work Immediately on their defenses, especially against passes and at the same time worked in some of their own rarely-tried pass plays which could Indicate ihal Mosley plans t> "open up" against Coach Rah Rogers' Bucks. Except for last week's engagement with Brinkley, the Chicks have more or less stuck to the ground sll season depending almost solely on power to beat down the opposition. And it worked; in all but three games, that Is. ; Juniors Join Si)ll;i[t The Chicks' Squad aas bolstered yesterday by the moving up of a dozen ninth graders who finished their play with the junior Papooses last week. These boys, however, are not expected to see action until next year but would get some extra experience by practicing with the Chicks for the next week or so. And as the Chicks began preparations on the practice field, school officials began making plans for one of tile season's largest crowds that Is expected to witness the battle. Advance tickets for the game went to the printer yesterday and are expected to be placed on sale In downtown Blythevillc by tomorrow. Ticket Policy Changed Superintendent of Schools \v, B. Nicholson said yesterday that, holders of season "reserve box seats need not worry about retaining their seats for the playoff game. They will be entitled to keep these same seats but also will be required .to pay the general admission price. Mr. Nicholson stated that the boxes and reserve seat season tickets were sold with the understanding 1 that in case a playoff game was. played here, the seats could be retained but that holders of the tickets must pay the general admission price. That ' Is necessary, he'said, .because the gate receipts will be split on the percentage basis with tlie-district and the two opposing ^schools- •:'' . , Mr.f'Nicholson also stated tliat the. general admission price for the Smackover game wljl be increased from the usual SI per ticket to $1.25, the additional 25 cents being for tax. This was the price agreed on by the two schools, he said. Student tickets wil be sold at 60 cents and grade school students, sixth grade and under, will be admitted for 10 cents. Abbot t, Blakely Take Win Over Roberts, Irish Act Abbott and Gene IMakelcy, pair of wrestling peppcrpots,' .irned In a ta£ match victory over led Roberts and Edlie (Irish! ,\[a- one in the main eveiu of the merican Legion's wrestling bouts t Memorial Auditorium last night. Abbott and Blakeley took the de- Ision in straight falls and with the id of a disqualification ruling In second round. The IKJIII was a ough, foul-a-minute affnir and ne of the wildest witnessed here i several months. The bout started rough mid galn- ri momentum as it proceeded. It highlighted by the disujinlifl. ation of Malotic In (he second onnd for his insistence oti using ic strangle hold. Aboott and Blakeley won !he first ounci in 17 minutes with lilakcley efeating Malune lu 15 minutes ! ith a body slam ami a pin and bbott winning over Roberts in two ilmites with body flips and a pin. The second fall lasted by 15 inln- tes with Matonc being disqualified fter 12 minutes and Blakeley wining over Roberts lu three minutes •ith a Straugler Lewis headlock. In the two one-fall preliminary outs Roberts defeated lilakeley in 0 minutes with a stomp hammer Mk and Malone dcfealecl Abbott 1 14 minutes with a front crotch nd body slam. Pal Murphy offi- ated all matches. Abbott, who leads his own hill illy band in bis native Tp.vas. gave ans additional entertainment by nglng; between the preliminary outs. Hayti, Sikeston Are Leader sin Semo Grid Play Hayti's Indians, who had an open date last week, continued to lead Little Eight standings as the southeast Missouri grid season swings down its last lap. All Coach Bee Underwood's boys need to sew up Ihe title is a win over Maiden this week. Maiden is currently fifth in the conference. A loss to Maiden wouid mean lhat the Indians would have to share their title with at least one team. Dexter, and possibly a third Chaffce. Last year, chaffee halved the title, with .Hayti. In Big Eight play, powerful Sikeston is well on top of the heap, although Charleston is in a position to take over in case the Sikeston boys drop a conference tilt Sikeston has five loop wins a- gsiust no losses Charleston has the -same number of wins, but its record is marred by one tie. The standings: nig Eight W. Sikeston 5 Charleston .. PopUr Btutt Cspe Central Kennett PerryvillR Carutheisville Jackson I.itlli Kijhl Hayti , Dexter Chaffce Risco , Maiden , East Prairie Illmo-Fornfclt 0 Portagevillc — Not playing conter cn.ce schedule. \V. . 4 4 . 3 . 3 . 2 . 1 The dolphin, a marine mamma' is closely related to the whale. Pointing Interim & Kxtcriui • Expert Paper Hanging • ICsliniales (itntlly Given Russell Price Phone Osceo/o's Playoff Foe "o be Decided Tonight LITTLE ROCK. Nov. 15. M>) — 'he slage for the Arkansas high chool football playoffs will be ompletecl tonight. Atkins High School eleven will lay the Hartford club at nusscll- ile to settle the championship In 'istnct 4B. The winner of that nm= will represent the district in he first round of the playoffs, this •eekehd. Date for the meeting with Oscela will be announced later. Monday Moans Heard in SWC Rice Gets Bear Story of TCU's Upsef over Texas Ky (lit* Assurfjtril IVess Monday moms front South Conference fool ball camps were on their usual note: Look out for this fellow. Down nt Rice, the pace-setting Ouls heart! a hear story about the Texas Christian Horned Frogs, upset victor.* over Texas last week, 14-13. "ICU threw the )>ook at Texas with Just about every formation lu the game," .scout Bert Bale told the OwK The oSls came out of their 13-0 victory over Texas A and M. In good shape. As a matter of fact, they'll be in near peak physical condition a.s they try lo wrap up the conference championship this week. I'ox.ts Christian regulars got a day nl rest, but faced a hard practice today. The Horned Frogs have an assortment of minor Injuries, Lindy Bony, (lie Frogs' triple-treat back, virileci ihe doctor for an x-ray of his injured jaw. Bionrs in Uglil Urill Southern Methodist, winner over rknwM.s. ;i4-ti, lust week, had only a light drill (or reserves and none at all for regulars. TOXH.S A- ami M. took a complete holiday but. Mar is work for its tra- itiotiit) Thanluglmg Day game with Texas Tuesday. The Ajj^ies have several injured, luchidini: ace fullback Bob Smith with :\ bruLscd .shoulder and quarterback Dick Gardemal with a neck ami .-hmihfer injury. TPJCHS exnecJ.s to be in lop shape (or ill? A. and At. game. Tonight, the varsity wil] meet to elect their Captain. Baylor went through an hour's ite-nMve .scrimmage and indications are the Bears will work hard on !•; pha.-e of play in practice. They meet tlie Southern Methodist University Mustangs Saturday, an eleven with the best backfield in the conference. Arkansas LS finished with Us conference season, but this week take."; on William ami Mary. Only minor injuries were summered in the SMU game. Photographs of Nudes Okayed —// 'Artistic' PARIS. Nov. 15. rYP) — Yon can take all the pictures you want of nude ivotnen in France.—as long as it'.s really artistic. Reversing a ban on a magav.ine called "Paris Pin-Up," a Paris court rit!ed today: "The photographic artist has the same right to make studies of 'the harmonic forms of the human body the painter, sculptor or engraver, as Ions as they are done Hoople's Peerless Prognostications Hot Limited Geographically, He Says By Major Amo* B Hoople Fvrmer Man-In-Motlan EgaUl If I were a sensitive "nun, and if my sense of balance were not 100 per cent, I'd resent some of tiie untutored letters 1 receive from embattled readers. Just listen to this effusion: "You are the geezer who picked Vale to beat Brown In view of this all I want to »sk Is: How crazy can a man get?"' It was signed "Violent Objector." Well, Violent . Objector. In re- s)K)iise, may 1 stoop to ask you cogent question? What other forecaster in the United States gave you Virginia to toppte Pennsylvania on the same Saturday your carping about? And, on lhat same Saturday, who else but Hoople predicted Stanford would defeat Southern California, that Wake Forest would beat Duke? . '•• Further, proving that my prognostications are not limited geographically, who but Hoople predicted lhat Washington, alter being bealen by Minnesota, Notre Dame, Oregon Stale, Stanford, Southern California ami California, would arise in her majesty and edge Oregon? You have to think of these things, boys. And, now, on to the forecast for Nov. 19—and my special Is Iowa to beal Notre Dame. Vale r), Harvard 0 Krnun 20, Columbia 6 Syracuse 1.9, Colgate 13 Princeton '>], Dartmouth Pitt H, Prnn State 7 Illinois 20, Northwestern 7 Indiana IS, Purdue 13 Iowa 21, \otre Dame 29 Kansa* '!». Missouri 14 Ohio Stale 21), .Michigan 1.1 Wisconsin 21, Minnesota IS Santa Clara 20, Oklahoma 14 Baylor 20, Co. Methodist 13 Dulie IS, Xo. Carolina, 14 1>\. Christian 27, Hire 20 Kentucky 20, Temiesve 14 Virginia' 27, Tulane 14 Stanford 37, California 20 Oregon 20, Oregon State 14 XJCI.A 2<, So. California 19 Washington 20, Wash. St. 13 Papooses Book Final Game with Hayti, Mb., Team Coach Earl Stabler of Blylheville Jimior High School, yesterday announced thai Ihe seventh and ighlh ^rade members of his Papoose squsd wll'. go to Hayli. Mo.. Thursday night to play a learn of se.enlh and eighth graders of Hayti J"llior High School. The game, was booked over the week-end. Coach Stabler said, and 1 mark an end to the Paps' grid play this season. The Paps wound up their regular schedule play last week with a victory over the Conway juniors but this game was added. Coach Stabler said, in order to give this year's reserves, who saw little action dur- g the season, a chance to get nic needed'experience. Coach Stabler said he expected to lake about 14 or 15 boys to Hayti for the game. Cleveland Paper Says Veeck to Sell Indians CLEVELAND, Nov. 15. (AP) — Hammerin' Hank Greenberg is slated to move up from vice president to general manager of the Cleveland. Indians once the ball club changes without an intent of Immorality or owners, tlie News reports. nbscenlty." And Bill Veeck, Die paper oon- '49-'50 Cage Slate Is Opened Tonight By Dell, Luxora Dell and Luxora basketballers open their 1949-50 basketball season tonight In a double header at the Dell High School gym. The first game, between the givls' teams of the two schools, is scheduled for 7:30. These schools are among the first in the comity to open their seasons. Several of the smaller schools will follow suit next week while others will not start until after football season Is completed: Coach. Charles Kennett staled that he has one letterman back from his 1949 boys' squad and four from his girls' team of last year. Coach Tye Adams of Luxora said he will have all but two of his senior boys' candidates back in the fold this year. The California giant redwoods are believed to be remnants of great forests which once covered many sections of the earth. tinues, expects to sell the Tribe tomorrow or Thursday to a syndicate headed by Insurance man Ellis W. Ryan of Cleveland,' coining here from Chicago tor the ceremonies. The News says Veeck is .selling the Indians for 42,200.000, the same price he turned down last summer. Nash engineers have done it again! Now —Tor the iirsl lime—you can h;\vc all the Ilirill of super-compression power oil YouM expect the cnmpanv that's tx?cn ahead in the power punulc fora Ihiul of a century lo st.\\ ahcatl — but wait "lil you driven l<J50N;ish Airllyte. Take out a new Nash Ambassador Its Tuiba-hciKt engine has a 1.3 to I'uiio. 1-il! it up ftith "regular" —then tackle the worst hill you know ..Mke tlie challenge of any other car at the traffic light. Aiul /c< the l/inm/i- icll ii'ic sti'i) ' Check your gas milc.ige for another surprise. No other car of N.ish Arnb.iss.nior sr/e can conic an)«here close lo it in miles lo the gallon. Am! the Nasli Statesman, with its higli- cornpression engine, is c«|ii;illy outstanding in its class—\\ ith o\et :.<• miles to the gallon at average liiglmay Sjx-ed. Whal has Nash got [he others haven't? l:\cluslvc scnTed-in manifolds, for one tiling. They utilize ihe Icancsi of mix- tmcs. Umllo-Jet Carburet ion, for nn- oilicr Ii means smoother performance. 207% teij Aii Dtay Then, these gre;it engines gc[ another hoott'from America's best acio^v'V.unic design—for Atrllyte design hns "20.7% Icvi aii drag than ihe average of nine oilier current cars tested. And Nash ;*lone has Aiifl^tc Construction Hint is stionger, safer, without useless weight. Vow—Hydra-fAalit Driv* New Lower Prices— $73 to $14O (ess than last year.' SM the new and finer 1950 Nash Airftytcs, with Super-Compression Power, Skylincr Lounge Interiors, and do/ens of other new Ic.ilurcs, all priced Car less than ISM year. Compare value—compare prices—you'll agree they arc ihe best buy loilay. For Hie best test of all, see your Nash dealer and get Ihe thrill yourself of Air- tlytc high-compression power. Try it in the Nash Ambassador with Hydra-Malic Dmc (optional extra) and exclusive Sclccto-IJft Starlit);;. Anil Id the throttle tell tlie slorv! fnr« .Srnre THFRC'S MUCH OF TOMORROW IN ALL NASH DOCS TODAY SHELTON MOTOR CO. 215 South 2nd Street, Blytheville Irish Again Tops On AP's Grid Poll Notre Dame Gets 140 First Place Votes; Army Slides to Fourth By Jack Hand NEW YORK. Nov. 15. IfP) — It's Notre Dame by a landslide with 86 per cent of the experts In the seventh weekly Associated poll, rile fighting Irish's first half stare'against North Carolina apparently didn't even weaken their position. On the strength of their dual 42-6 victory over the Tar- heels, Coach Prank Leahy's men were first on 140 of the 162 ballots submitted by sporls writers and sportscasters across the nation. Other members of the "big four" —Oklahoma, California and Army —which have been dominating the pnll all season underwent a shakeup. Because of Its 1-1-13 squeaker against Pennsylvania. unbeaten Army fell from second to fourth and received only one first place vote Oklahoma's perfect-record Snon- e.'s. 2T-1 conquerors of Missouri, replaced Army as the No. 2 team' tirawing 15 firsts. California also slid past Army Into tile No. 3 spot with five firsts after a 41-14 victory over Oregon. The other first place vole went to ninth-place Virginia. The total vote (first place votss in parentheses). 1. Notre Dame (MO) 1.593 2. Oir.ahomn (15) l^flH S.California (5) ....... |'-J°50 4. (!) ':....'.'.'.'.'. ujii 768 5 Michigan 6. Rice 1 Ohio State . Minnesota ....... 9. Virginia (1) .'" 10. Southern Methodist 194 Missouri finished In a three-way lie nth Wnire Forest and Illinois foi 34th place with one vote. Fulbright Bags Buck HUGHES. Ark.. Nov. 15. tip) — Opening day of the 1949 deer season was a successful one for Sen J. W Fnlbrlglit of Arkansas. Fiillbright shot an eight point buck weighing more than 200 pounds while hunting with a parly if friends on the Bruins Plantalioil near he.-e yeslerday. Subsidization At Ouachita to End This Year SPTS SUBSIDIZATION 24 LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 15 tfl'l Subsidy payments to Ouachita College athletes will be a thing of a past. This was made clear last night after College President S. W. Eu- bnnks said that subsidization of football players at Ouachita will cost about $45,000 during the 194950 season. Eubanks appeared before Ihe Executive Committee oJ the Arkansas Baptist Convention to plead for additional operating funds for his college. , Hf. told committee members (hat he plans to curtail the subsidy program but added that his administration began too late this year to enable him to cancel the payments. 'Folks et:l awfully hot headed about football." he said in asking for convention-wide . approval of his non-sub'sidip.ation program. Committee chairman T. H. Jordan of Van Burcn wound up the discussion with the remark thst no Ouachita football player "will be subsidized." Charley Justice May Turn Down Sreelers' Draft PITTSBURGH, Nov. 15. ( Charley (Choo Choo) Justice, running back from North Carolina University, was announced today •• the No. 1 draft choice of the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. Charley says he won't play. Not particularly that he won't play with the Steelers, because, so far as ts known, he didn't know he had been drafted by the Steelers when he made his statement. He just doesn t mean to play professional ball, that's all. The Steelers said titey picked Charley at a National League draft meeting In Philadelphia a week ago. Soldiers "Weigh-In"; Legion Pays Poundage JOHNSON CITY. 111. —#V—(National Guard is signing up new members here with an eye on their weight. The American Legion Post promised to pay five cents in i Guai'd unit tor each pound of new recruit. At « recent count, the totals stood at 4.000 'pounds and S200. The ruby and sapphire arc simi- Both the ruby and sapphire are lar in chemical composition. , oxide of aluminum, KKY TO \tHtlTE KKSVTVC'K In tonight's touMy or highball you'll find the generous flavor of Kentucky's favorite Bond your key to genuine whiskey satisfaction. -For FifcgwuM'j old fashioned sour mash formula is to hour- hon what Sterling is to silver. 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