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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 21, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1949 Osceola in Semi-Finals of Playoff-Chicks Play Booneville, Miss., Thursday Sefflinoles Drub ^-'jfomia, Ohio Statel"""™™™""^™ */c Grid Title LUXO™ Prepares 'Turkey Day Tilt Hartford 35 to 7 Lok« Village Next Run-Off Opponents For Boyce's Braves Osceol* High School's Semlnoles advanced to the semi-finals of the atat« Class B championship grid •pltyofl Saturday night by routing the Hustlers of Hartford 35-7 in a first-round game played at Arkansas Tech Stadium In Rtissellville. By virtue of the win. the Scml- noie/i are slated to meet the defend' Ing champion Lake Village eleven In a semi-final game Dec. 2. C. Franklin Sanders, superintendent ol Osceola schools, said this morning that he was to contact officials of the Lake Village school in an effort to name the site for the semifinal game. He stated that he met with I.nkc Village officials after the Hartford game in an effort to settle the site hut that no agreement was reached. Lake Village moved to the scnii- flnal round by blasting Norphtef 46-7 In a first-round game Thursday night. Kallj In Stctmd Hall The Seminoles got rolling In the - «cond half to score 28 points and rout the favored Hustlers from further playoff competition. They scored a lone tally fn the first two quarters before the Hustlers' defense fell apart in the last hall. Playing one of their best games of the season, the Seminoles completely outclassed the heavier Hartford squad with the passing and ball handling of quarterback Tommy Spiers one of their main assets. The Semtnoles did most of their damage on the ground, however, with halfbacks Harvey Lee Hill and Jimmy Shaueyfelt and fullback Paul Stirwell guiding most of the grouiui- ', gaining operations. After s scoreless first period the Keminoles opened np in the second with a combined air-ground attack .'. th»t wm climaxed by slllwell piling ;? over from the Hartford 18. A Spiers J to Dunn pass completion set up the ;, score. ':• Spiers Scnrcs At the beginning of the second ',. hslf the Semlnotcs started a drive - on their 35 and marched for the - icore." Stilwell, Hill and Spiers did .most of the carrying and the entire Occeola line provided the holes. •^•Spiers picked up the touchdown on .,' » sneak play and passed to Stll- * Trell for the extra point. ;' Their third touchdown drive slart- ;J ed «t the Osceola 30. stilwell, Dunn .. «nd Shaneyfelt alternated on the . driv« with Shaneyfelt going over. • Hartford scored its lone touch," down on » 40-yard pass play from - Oreen to Hobbs/with Hobbs going !; to the one. Hayes plunged over from , there. T <- The Seminoles got the score hack j minute* later when Spiers passed to ••' Welnberg who lateraled off to Dunn • »t mldfield. Dunn went all the way. \ After the -klckoff Hayes tried an- 1 other long pass but it was intercepted for another Osceola touchdown. No playoffs will be played this week with most participating teams playing traditional Thanksgiving games. Playoff action will be resumed Dec. 2 with the playing of championship games In the Double- A and Single-A divisions and seml- flrml tilt* In Class B. Th« OI»i» B finals will be played Dec. t. Likely Rose Bowl Foes CHICAGO, Nor. 21— (/Pi— Ohio f Stale was 'officially named today as liic liig Ten team to play In the Kpsc Howl foolbult dame Jan. 2. Big Black Bear To See Action In Legion Arena Two Bitln event bouts, highlighted by Bill Danny's clash with » 350-pound black bear, have been booked on the American Legion's weekly wrestling program at Memorial Auditorium tonight. Canny »nd Ginger, the trained wrestling bear owned by Lester Welch. T.ill tan?le In the feature bout of the card, a no-time limit htst two of three fans affair. In the other bout, Lester Welch, youngest of the four wrestling Welcn brothers, will meet Buddy Knor. tough heavyweight veteran, in » 90-mtnuU- time limit, best two of three falls bout. Ginger wts r«lsed and trained by Welch. She is one of the few wrestling bears still performing fn the South today. Ginger appeared here two months ago In a match against Eddie Malnne. Due to the double-main event By Will Gcimslcy NEW YORK, Nov. 21. (AP)—California and Ohio State are expected to be tapped formally today tor the Rose Bowl—hut si>o]isor.-i of the other big post-season football shows siill are .shopping around. Pickings are mighty siltn for the Sugar, Cotton and Orange extravaganzas, which, like the Pa.sjidciia game, will he shoved up to Jan. 2 to avoid conflict with the Sabbath. Prom Ions range, the major bowl.s appear to stack up approximately this way (records in parenthesis); Rase Bowl—California (10-0) vs. Ohio State (6-l-2). ; Sugar Bowl—Oklahoma (9-0) vs. t'ulane (7-1-1). Cotton Bowl—Rice (fi-I) or Baylor (8-1) vs. Villanova i8-l). Orange Bowl — The Rice-Baylor leftover vs. Maryland <G-l) or Ten- nc.isec (6-2-1). Others in the picture are Virginia (8-1), Santa Clara (8-2-1) and Kentucky (8-2). Some of these teams must, dispose of formidable rivals (his week to keep their hoiie.s throbbing. Teams (n br Picked Today Officials of both the Pacific Coast and W&stern Coherences said they would announce the Rose Bowl representatives today. , Lynn Waldorf's California Bears clewed out their second straight perfect season with a 33-14 victory over Stanford Saturday. Ohio Stale finished in a tie for the big ten championship hy playing defending titlist Michigan, a bowl Ineligible, to a 7-7 tie Saturday. The Sugar Bowl Committee is scheduled to meet tonight In New Orleans and a member prcniiiyed, "we may have something definite." F. V. Schaub, president of the Mid-Winter Sports Association, said he favored the return of Ok- ahoma's Sooner.?, who whipped North Carolina last year, 14-6. Tulane. loser only to Notre Dame but tied by Navy, is figured a favorable opponent if the Green Wave can get past lough Louisiana Slate in the traditional game Saturday Oklahoma still must hurdle Oklahoma A. and M. Baylor mid Rice clash Saturday at: Houston'in the lell-laie^ game of the Southwest. Baylor can clinch a tie with Rice for the league title bj scoring a victory. Otherwise, the Owls, who have lost only an outside engagement with Louisiana State Uke the league lllle and Cotton Bowl bid unchallenged. Maryland Gnod Prospect Vlllanova. which wnUoped Texas A. and Jvf., 35-0, in its opening game is a Cotton Bowl prospect. Whichever of these Southwcsl toughies fails to make the Cotton Bowl may rate an invilatlon frotl Miami. Rice defeated Texas Christian Saturday, 20-H, while Baylor stunned Southern Methodist, 35-26 Maryland rates well up In a slim field of bowl potentials. Having los 1 only to Michigan State, 14-7. Tennessee, although twice beaten anc once tied, has a good bowl name plus victories this year over North Carolina and Kentucky. The Vols upset Kentucky the past week-end, 6-0. Santa Clara has lost only to two of the season's giant-s—California in the first game of the season tmd Oklahoma Saturday by 58-21. Virginia, stricken from perfect ranks by Tulane 28-14 is still bowl material, as is Kentucky, if it can get by Miami (Fla.) Friday night. Van C. Kussrow, Orange Bowl schedule chairman, si^ld he would recommend Tulane at a meeting today. He artdcd that Oklahoma nnd Santa Clara also are under consideration. Rice May Upset Baylor Bowl Bid Bears' Coach Fears Institute Wilt Spoil . Cotton Classic Chance Baytnr Is on the threshold of its greatest football season in a tninr- er of a century but Coach Bob Woodruff Is afraid Rice will bar the ioor come Saturday. R-iylor (ituls itself In this posl- i"s: loser of only one game in nine, iie [Sears can tie for the Suulh- vest Ci nfercncc championship by iiti'^R Rice nl Houston Saturday. tic f-jr the title would put Baylor Its first major bowl game In listory — the Cotton Bowl, Thai vo'"ci mean $120,000. The Bears qualified for their shot it the title by 'thumping Southern Methodist University, 1018 cham- :>ion. .15-26. Saturday. Rtce inaln- lalncd its spotless conference record in slipoins by Texas Christian 20-14. Arkansas Loses Arkansas, tho only other conference team In action, dropped a 22-0 decision to William and Mary In an interactional tilt at. Little Rock. The Indians powered 77 yards for one touchdown and used Arkansas fumbles for two more. Texas and Texas A. and M. rested Saturday In prciiaralion for the 5Gth renewal ot their traditional Tliarksgiving Day contest. The Rice-Baylor clash with the title at stake tops this week's menu of lour games. In the others, Arkansas takes on Tulsa nt Fayetteville and Southern Methodist and Texas Christian tangle at Porl Woith. The Raines wind up conference play except for SMlI's dale with Notre Dame In Dallas Dec. 3. The standins.s: Conference W Rice Baylor SMU TCU Texas Arkansas Texas A. & M. All Rlcn tiaylor SMU ... TCU Texas Arkansas Texas A. A: M. W I, T .810 .810 .5 2.1 .5 3. 1 .540 .,450 ..171 Pet. 1.000 .800 .501 .-WO .400 Pet AS ,888 .68 .61 .50' .444 .167 i"he Supreme Court Chamber in Washington contains only 315 seats. program no preliminary bouts were carried, Promoter Mike Meroney said. Auto Horn Summons Police to Accident FORT LAWN, S. C.. Nov. 21— ( —All automobile horn, breaking the early morning quiet in this tin; IcXiijp manufacturing village, today suinmoned police to the body o n dead • man. Coroner Albeit T. Henry said th horn on the automobile of Byich G. Kelly, Jr., 28. evidently .bcgai blowing when Ihc car left the highway and overturned. Ther were no witnesses. The body of the young con struclion worker, with his skill fractured, was found beneath th wreck car. DON'T FORGET SCHENLEY FOR THE WEEKEND! RARE RLtHOtD WHISKY. «6 PROOF. 65X GRAIN FUUIRAl SPIRITS. SCHENIEY DIM..IHC.. N.Y.C. ******** BLYTHEVtLLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at ihe Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every iMondaj Monday, November 21 ADU1-TS SOc — CHILDREN 15c New Starting Time 8:00 ' «OX SEATS IDC EXTKA — (Ta* Included} THAT MAN S BACK—Joe Loyis follows familiar pattern launching exhibition tour at Die Boston Garden, dropping home-grown .u' r j ny ? r or nmc ccunls °"ce in the second and twice in the third taking 10-round newspaper decision. Heavily jowclcd and JS, the retired undefeated heavyweight champ weighed 22951 Cleveland Wins Pro AAC Crown 4th Straight Year NEW YORK, Nov. 21. MV-The Cleveland Browns have won the All America Conference football title for the fourth successive season. The Clevclandcr.s retained the crown yesterony Willie the Philadelphia Kaglcs and the Los Angeles Rams went about their business of winning I lie National's eastern and western division championships, respectively. Otto Graham directed Cleveland to its clinching triumph by passing the Browns to a 31-0 triumph over the New York Yankees. Tlic defeat dumped the Yanks out of second into third place. Tiie idle San Francisco -IQcrs moved into the runner-up slot. Buffalo defeated the Chicago Hornels. 10-0. to replace the Hornets In fourth place, the last playoff slot. Tile Hornets fell into'n fifth place tie with the Los Angeles Dons who .whipped the; Baltimore Colts, 21-10. Philadelphia pounded New York's hapless Bulldogs, 42-0. The Eagles need only one more victory to clinch their third straight title. The Eagles' path wns eased by the Detroit, Lions who upset Steve Owen's New York Gianls. 45-21. The form reversal dumped the New Yorkers from secQnd Into third place with the Pittsburgh Steelcrs stepping tip by knocking off the Green Bay Packers, 30-7. The Los Angeles Rams fought the Chicago Cardinals to a 28-28 stand- on" to protect their western half lead over the Chicago Bears. The Bears dubbed the Washington Redskins. 31-21. Cootcr Wildcats To Meet Manila's Basketball Team The next total eclipse of the sun visible in New York, will come on Oct. 26 In the year 2144. COOTER, Mo.. Nov. 21,—Cooler High School's Wildcats will open their 1349-50 basketball season at home tomorrow night with the Manila Lions furnishing the opposition. Witnessing their fust year as mentors of the Wildcat teams will be Wymiin Dyke of Jonesboro coaching the boys' team and Miss Neely Perry of Huffman, coaching the girls' team. There are IS dales on the sea- sou's slate. Twelve will feature both boys and girls games while the other four will consist of "A" and "H" boys games. The schedule follows: Nov. 22—Manila here; Dec. 2— Dee-ring here; Dec. 9- -Braggadocio here; Dec. 13—Bragg City here; Dec. 16—Warden here; Dec. '0- Carutllersville there; Jan. 3—Braggadocio there; Jan. 6—Stecle there- Jan. 11—Oosnell here; Jan. 13-1 Deering there; Jan. 17—Hayti then Jan. 20—Holland there; Jon 27— Stcele here; Jan. 31—Gosnell there' AIC Grid Title To be Decided In Holiday Tilts LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 21—</]>)— This week's games will decide the Arkansas Intercollegiate conference football championship race and perhaps whether Little Rock Junior College goes to the Little Rose Bowl. Arkansas Tech can win an undisputed title by gaining a victory or a lie in its game with Hcndrix at Conway Thursday. Should Tech lose, Henderson could take top honors by beating Ouachita 1 n their traditional Thanksgiving Day battle at Arka- delphla. The choice of the eastern representative in the Little Rose B».vl at Pasadena, Calif., Dec. 10 lias virtually been narrowed down to Little Rock and Lainar, Tex., Juii- or Colleges. Little Rock, only undefeated, un- ,ted AIC team but Ineligible for ;he championship because it plays only five loop games, will entertain McNeese Junior College of lake Charles, La., here Friday night And that game, in which Little Rock will be seeking victory No. 10, may determine whether the Trojans go to California. Lamnr beat McNeese, 33-14, last week and the Little Rose Bowl Committee could be waiting to compare that with the Trojan- McNeese score. Results last week: Arkansas State 7, Missouri Valley 6. State Teachers 41. Northeast Oklahoma 7. Magnolia A and M 26. Arkansas College 0. "" Arkansas Tech 20, Pitlsburg Kas.. Teachers 20 (tic). Arkansas A and M 26, Ozarks 14 Louisiana College 33, Ouachita Feb. 14— Feb. 3—Holland here; Bragg C|ly there. The Wildcats will also be host to i invitational tournament at Cooler Feb. 13-18. .uxora Prepares : ull Schedule '•or Cage Season LUXOnA, Ark., Nov. 21. (ffi — uxora. High School's Panthers and antherettei will play a 25-game chedulc this forthcoming cage sea- on, it was announced here today y Coach Tye Adams. Getting the imp on other Mississippi County oimdballers, the Luxorans have al- eady played their opener, a split ffair at Dell last Tuesday night. Missing from the list of teams he locals will engage this year are one-time opponents Keiser and lissco. Going out of the county for ome and home engagements, the authi-rs play Marked. Tree and epanto. The remaining opposition with Mississippi County cagers. Coach Adams also announced nat Luxora will play host to the nnual Mississippi County Invlta- ional tourney this year, dates for vhich are Dec. 14 through n. This s the first tournament to be held n Luxora in several years. It Is an isht team affair. Coach Adam's teams show before he local fans the first time Tues- ay, Nov 22. with Burdette fur- ilshing the opposition in a pair of on tests. The complete schedule is s follows: Nov. 29—Dell, here; Dec. —Biy'.hevllle, there; Dec. e—Ma lila, there; Dec. 9—Burdette. here; Dec. 20—Shawnee. here; Jan. 3— Del!, there; Jan. 4—Oosness, here; Jan. 6—Blythcville, here; Jan. 10— Osceola, there: Jan. 13—Wilson, icre; Jan. 17—Dyess, here: Jan. 20 —Marked Tree, there; Jan. 24— osnell, here; Jan. 27—Osceola, icrc; Jan. 31—Shawnee, there; Feb. 3—Dell, here: Feb. 7—Lcpanto, here; Feb. 10—Wilson, there; Pcb 14—D>fcss, there; Feb. 17—Marked Tree, here; Feb. 21—Burdette, .here, Feb. 23—Lepanto, here. 21. Games this week: Tuesday — Arkansas College Louisiana College. Thursday — Arkansas A and at Magnolia A and M, Tech Hendrix, union (Tenn.) Universit; at University at Arkansas State Henderson vs Ouachila at Arkadelphia. State Teachers at O&arks McNeese at Little Rock. Two from Here Attend Sales Meet in Memphis L. G. Nash and Vance Henderson of Delta Implements, Inc.. here are in Memphis today attending a district sales meeting of International Harvester motor truck dealers from the Memphis district. Company officials will discuss sales plans, the company's national and local advertising program, merchandising and promotion. Gosnell Cagers Divide Twin-Bill With Dell Teams Gosnell High School's cagers op cncrf their 10-19 cage season by dividing a double header with Del teams at Dell Friday night. Th< GosneH boys were victorious 3826 but the glrJg . lost 41-14. In the boys' game, the Panther: came from behind in the last hal, Eo finish strong for their firs' win. Gann was hteh, for Gosncl with 12 points and Wade led Del with 13. In the girls game, Dixon o Dell was high with 2Q points anc Moody led Gosnell with six. j. 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(AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have lost Clyde Scott, their brilliant halfback from Arkansas, for at least three weeks. Scott suffered a shoulder separa- •ion in the Eagles' 42-0 rout of tiie few York Bulldogs yesterday. Be"ore he was hurt in the second quarter, he was a big cog in the Cagle rushing attack, once running 15 yards for a touchdown. To Close Season Four Other Missco Teams Scheduled for Holiday Engagements Blythcville High School's Chtck- asaws .eliminated from the state Donb!e-A playoff by Smackover Friday night began preparations today for their Turkey Day engagement with the Booneville, Miss., High School eleven here Thursday afternoon. The game, booked only last wef^ Is slated for Haley Field at 2 pMpt, Thursday. It will he the first timi! in 14 years that the Chicks have played a Thanksgiving Day tilt here, All other Turkey Day encounters were played at nijht. The Chick-Booneville tilt will ba the headline attraction of a three- game holiday slate in the county. Only Qsceola's Seminoles will play away from home, meeting t' e Marked Tree Indians in their traditional Thanksgiving battle. The game will be played in Marked Tree Thursday afternoon. Wilson. Kciscr Sleet Wilson and Kciser will open tha holiday celebrations meeting at Wilson Wednesday night. Then conies the Blythevllle - Booneville game Thursday afternoon and the following afternoon the Dyess Engles will play host to bcpanto. For Blythevilte, Wilson, Keiser anc 1 . Dyess. the Turkey Day battles will officially close their 1049 season but the Seminoles of Osceola still have one and maybe two play- oit games to go.. coach Russell Moslcy, expecting the Bconeville tilt to be a tough one. had his bruised and battered Chicks back at harder than usual Monday work this afternoon with a promise of more of the same tomorrow. Booneville is one of the leaders In Mississippi's Little Ten Conference and last year represented the conference in the Rebel Bowl ganjig played annually at Jackson, Mi.*3r Very little, however, Is known about the team's season record but Coach Mosley stated that up to last Friday Bconeville had lest only one game, U> Aberdeen, Miss. American production of plastics is now 720,000 tons a year, which is less than one per cent of annual steel tonnage. Warm-Smart-Comfortable CURLEE OUTERCOATS C ERTAINLY the first finality you want in a outcrcoal is wnrmlh. But you want tlui- warmth combined ^wifh comfortable weigh! and smart good looks. '\nd as a discriminating buyer, yon have only to slip into one of the new Curlee OuleiToals to realize thiit they combine all of these good points. at Uxpcrl designers—men who create masculine sfyle trends—are responsible for the authentic styling of all (he coats in (he Curlee line. 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