The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 23, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 23, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1949 I Chicks Play Booneville, Miss., Tomorrow-Wilson Trounces Keiser 34-0 Turkey Day Till To Close Season 12 Seniors Will Wear Maroon and White for Last Time In Contest Blythevlllc High School's Chlcka- saws will close the books on a disappointing 1949 grid season tomorrow afternoon when they meet the BoonevJJle, Miss.,' High School oJev- en In an Inter-slate Turkey Day contest at Haley Field. The game is scheduled lor 2 o'clock. This will be the first time In 15 years that the Chfcks have played a Thanksgiving afternoon engagement at home. Their last Turkey Day game on their home field was in 1935 when they ran rough shod over Messick of Memphis 85-0. In 1945, however, the Chicks played an afternoon game at Forrest City. This will be the Chicks' 10th outing of the year and they will he after their sixth win. They arc already assured of a ,500 .sea.soji but will be .shooting to their won- lost percentage to .GOG. However, Coach KupseH Mostey and his tribe are not expecting an easy time with the Mississippi visitors. Coach Mosley has wnrned his charges that Booneville boasts one of the strongest teams in Southern Mississippi and last year represented the southern half of that state In the annual Rebel Bowl game played at Jackson, Miss. Booneville Unscouted The Chtcks will have to take the field against Booneville with no Information on their opponents. The game was booked only last week anrf Coach Moslcy had no opportunity to scout or obtain information on the Booneville eleven. The Chicks will climax three days of hard preparatory work tonight with a light limbering up drill under Haley Field's arcs. They closed out their heavy contact practice with yesterday afternoon's session and then the tribal chieftains took stock •of their injured. .The Chicks, plagued with injuries all season, are In worse condition tor this game than any of the season. Several players emerged from the tough Smackover tilt with fresh Injuries to add to the already limp and lame. Last Game for 12. Chicks Tomorrow's game will climax the high KChool careers of 12 members of the Chicks squad. Wearing the maroon and white for the lust lime will be Co-Captains J. A, Lloyd and Buddy Donner; tackle Jim Berry, guard Jim Garner, ends Marvin Hall and Max Gurley, quarterback E. B. Gee and halfback Roger Lum of the regulars, and Gary Mason Carl Bean, Larry Daniels and Ben- nic Gentry. School officials have announcer that holders of box and reserve seat season tickets to Haley Field wilt be allowed to retain their seals for tomorrow's final game provided that the general admission price is paid. General admission and reserve seat tickets have been placed or sale in downtown BlyiheviJlc at Owens Drug Store. Dons Nominate Eight For Pro All-Star Tilt L03 ANGELES, Nov. 23, fAP) — The Los Angeles Dons today nominated eight players for consideration to play In the All-America Football Conference postseason game at Houston, Tex., Dec. 11. The eh a mpionsh ip club of the conference will play an all-star aggregation picked from the other teams in the circuit. The players include backs Jim Spavital and Billy Grimes from Oklahoma A and M. Notre Dame Is Picked To Beat Southern Cat By Harold Classfn NEW YORK, Nov. 23. (AP)— Making Hie final football selections not in the least pleased with an nverago of .806 for the season on 529 correct picks of 657 Notre Dame over Southern Cali-f :ornia: A year ago the Trojans slowed the Noire Darners Io .score a lying touchdown in the final minutes. Come Saturday, the Irish wiU pile up an ea rly score a ml re i a I n their ranking as the nation's No, 1 team. Army over Navy: This game, another Saturday Jet*lure, v,'il! hire 103.000 spectators. All of them will >e surprised if N'avy wins. Cornell over Pennsylvania: This Turkey Day contest has the Ivy League pennant at stake. Cornell's sharper attack, led by Dorset and Chollet, lo defeat the Quakers. Rice over Baylor: The advantage of playing at home gives Rice the thin edge in this one with a bid to the Cotton Bowl going to the victor. H is a .Saturday contest. Texas over Texas A and M; Almost everyone ha.s belted the Aggies his year the cheering Cadets may In spire the club to give Die long- honis a rough ThanJeskiving afternoon. Kentucky over Miami: A victory for Kentucky Friday night would make them eligible for htjwl consideration. Victory for Oklahoma Oklahoma over Oklahoma A and M: Jim I./x>kabaugh quits *u> A and M's coach after this game. But this team will need more than the desire to give him a farewell victory to defeat the Scone rs Saturday afternoon. Louisiana State over Tiilnnc: Strictly on a hunch. Auburn over Clemson: One of the South's better players. Travis Tid- weJ!, to shine in his collegiate farewell. Finishing the rest In a hurry: Thursday: Brown over Colgate, Chattanooga yover DuQue.sne, College of Pacific over California Pol, Detroit over Wichita, Maryland over Virginia, Missouri over Kansas State, Utah over Utnh State, Virginia Military over Virginia Tech, Wyoming over Denver, Houston over St. Louis. / Friday: Rollins over Muskingnm. Saturday: Alabama over Florida, Boston College over Holy Cross, Colorado A and M over Colorado, Georgia Tech over Georgia. Kansas o\cr Arizona. Mississippi over Mississippi State, North Carolina over Virginia, Southern Methodist over TCU, Tennessee over vanrterbilt, Tnha over Arkansas, Pro Jack Kramer Wins 17th Set from Gonzo/es PITTSFIELD, Muss., Nov. 23. f/Tj —Professional Jack Kramer. Dick (Pancho) Gon?nles and their ft-How tennis tourists will take time off tonight before resuming their transcontinental lour with a Thanksgiving dale In Washington, D. C. Kramer gained his I7th win in i!0 starts against Gonxnlcs, 6-1, u-|, here last night. Frankie Parker gntnetj his fourth win in 20 tries agninst Piuidio Segura with a 7-5, 6-1 decision. Steel sheet for auto bodies and cans sometimes rolls out of the mills in strips traveling 7o miles an hour. Flyers Upset Pin League Leaders 3-0 The Flyers of the Tuesday N'ight Bowling League pulled a first c!a-=s • tn-prisc iaM ni?ht bj- Uklllg three straight \vias over the leading Hot Shut. 1 ; in Lnncs. action at Chltwood Hurkrr paced winners by bowling a hot 58J1 three game .series. Geary led tho Ffot Shots with a 523 serie.s. The KnLghUs of Columbus took [wo out of three from the Salibn Cafe five with the Rev. Francis Mc- Devltt bowling high for the K of C team with a 511 .score and George Saliba pacing the losers with 475. Feinbcrgs clipped the Mead Cloth- IcrA .two out of three with Stearns leading Feinbergs with a lusty 562 and D, C. Fowls ton pacing Meads with a 521 score. Van Patten's AAA team defeated the haple.s.'i Coca Cola Bottlers three with Van Patten leading his team with 5G8 and Reagon pacing the losers with 449. Baylor, Rice Bid For Bowl Berth Two Teams to Clash Saturday to Decide SWC Championship B.r Max B. Skclton HOUSTON, Nov. 23— <A'i— Baylor and nice, a couple of schools needing stadium con.struclion money, meet here Saturday for the big Cotton Bowl bank roll. The Southwest Conference championship and the host's spot In the Dalls January 2 classic will be at stake. Both school have announced intentions to open their 1950 campaigns by dedicating new stadiums — Baylor with 40,00 seats Rice 30,000. Baylor began Us ftmrt raising drive several months ago. Rice bcsan only last week but construction work already is under way. like ha s assured itself of a lie for tlie championship has no cJaiui to even a but as yet jjortion'of Luxora 'Edges' Burdette Cagers By 68 to 0 Count LUXORA. Nov. 23—Whtit is believed to lie some sort of a record was set hire last night when the Lii\-ora High School boys basketball tnain shut oul; Bnrdette 6fl-0 in ihe feature gam<\ of a twin bill. H is believed to he the lirst time 111 the history of Norttionsl Arkansas basketball that a basketball lenm has failed to score a single point. Burdelte players tried numerous field goals and five free throws but failed to rim a single shofc. In the other gnme of the doubleheader, the Luxora girls took 53-11. In this Raine. H. Mnnna of Luxorn was high with IB points and Gore led iiurdelte with five points. In the boys' game, Rutherford and Stanford each scored 16 points. Tlie twin hill was the first home showing of Coach Tye Adams' Luxora teams. Box scores: Oirls Rami- the approximately SI20.000 each Cotton Bowl team will receive. A Baylor victory, besides gaining a tie with Rice, would hit the Cotton Bowl jackpot. The conference ..champion automatically becomes the host team at Dallas and precedent strongly favors Haylor sriotlyld the Bears gain a deadlock. Two previous host, teams were determined without difficulty, despite title lies. In 1!)10 Southern Methodist, which lost only to the Aggies stepped asitie in favor of Texas A. and M. Three years ago nice cleared the way for Arkansas by withdrawing anil accepting the Orange Bowl bid. The Owls had lost only to AJkansas. Saturday's game has been a sellout several weeks. U will be the first Southwest Conference game In history to be televisioned In Houson. Each learn has lost only one gam :) nine starts this season, nice boxml to Louisiana state, 7- Baylnr lost to Texas. 0 to 20. Btirdeltc Gore (5) .... Warrinelon f 2> Landeniale 14) Mites .. Lloyd Kellcy Pos. Luxora P (18) H. Hanna F Pi 10) Stcphenson G. G G Scxtor 13rook.= Grimes Sun.stliufion.5j- Burdcttc — Peterson. Wixson-rfuid Farley. Luxora — E. Hannn," Johnson. Cockrcll dm Marshall (15),- Potcct. Clark ami Woolverlon. Boys fiitnie Rnrclrtte Pos. Luxorn EH banks F rilii Stanford California's Rod Franz is Honored by AP NEW YORK, Nov 23— lift— Rod Franz, California's 1948 All-America guard, was selected today as lineman ol the week. A leading candidate to return :i i s All-America honors, Franx earned first place in the weekly Associated Press lineman DO" for his Inspired play against Stanford. California whipped Stanford, 33- H. a victory which put the unbeaten and untied Bears in the Rose Bowl against Ohio State. Playing his best game of the •eason Franz th.-cw the key block on the play that let Jim Monn- chlna go 84 yards In the third period to the Stanford four. This paved the way for the California touchdown that wiped out Stanford's 14-12 lead and was the turning jjolnt of the game. Other linemen who performed brilliantly included: Tackles — Bob Gain, Kentucky. Al Wisteit, Michigan. Lou Allen, Duke. Roger McAuiey, Texas Christian. Guards — Karl Banks, Iowa. Stan, Oklahoma. Chuck Stone Baylor. Len Palin. Princeton. Centers — Boyd Hachten, Southern California. Joe Watson, Rice Jack Lininger, Ohio State. Ends — Art Weiner, North Carolina. Stan Williams, Baylor. Bil Moorman, Texas Christian. Bob Weir, Virginia. Red Rockets Win In Steele Over Vanduser Cagers STEELE. Mo., Nov. 23 — In the second game of the independent basketball seasoti - the Steele Red Rockets nosed out the Vanduser Independents by a two point, 43-40 victory Monday night. The Red Rockets staged a final quarter rally to pull the game out of the fire after Vanduser had led all the way. Coach Rcnnic Wilhclm of Stccle High School was high for HIP night with 18 polnl.s followed by .loncs »• it'll 13. Melton led the visitors with 17 points. Next Monday night (he Rockets will meet the Kcnnctt All-Stars on the lecal court. Gosnell Boys Win From Steele 46-42 Girls in Tie Game GOSNELL, Nov 23—Gosnell Higl School's cagf-rs gained a victory and a tie in their first home games of the 1Q49-50 season against teams from Steelc High School at the Gosnell gym last night. In the first came the Gosnell girls and the Sleele Kirls battled to a 35-35 tie. The game ended with the -Scoreboard reading 35-34 In fav- of Gosnell but a difference existed in the ^corebooks of the two learns K-ith one shoiviti£ a tie and the other a Gosnell victory. The difference was not discovered until after the game and [he coaches and officials agreed to call the gnme a tie. In Hie fenturr game the Gosnell boys came from behind in the last half to by Stecle 46-i2. Strelc held n small lead at h'alfttme but osnetl began to rally in the third period fo pull ahead lo stay. C. Franklin. Steele pivot, led both teams in scoring, meshing 20 points. Gnnn ol Gosnell was nmner-sip Marks Of Top Grid Year Bulldogs Score in Every Quarter to Down Yellow Jackets WILSON, Nov. 23—Wilson High School's Bulldogs rang down the curtain on tiicir 1949 grid season In a blaze of glory here :ast night by s li u t H n g out their traditional Thanksgiving rivals, the Reiser Yel- ow Jackets, 34-0. It was the ninth win of the season for the District Three B champs against only one loss. That lone set- >ack was a 25-7 decision to the Pocahontas nedskins in a round game of the state B playoffs'last week. The Bulldogs scored In every quarter In build up their margin and they held the Yellow JackeLs to only one scoring threat and that was checked by a ses'en-yard ^et- ick, Tackle David Douglas got the Bulldogs stalled in the ven- first quarter when he picked up a teammate's fumble at the Keiser two and sprinted into the end zone. H. p. Cash picked up the seventh point. In the second quarter halfback Tommy Boylr.s plunged two yards to climax ft sustained drive for Wilson's second score. End Gene Woodyard kicked the 14lh point. On tne last play of the half quarterback Howard Wooriyard set sail inside end for 20 yards nnd Wilson's third touchdown. Cash crashed over for the extra point to give t'ne Bulldogs a 31-0 edge at halftime. In the third period halfback Edwin Webb hammered hi'; way over center for Wilson's fourth touchdown His plunge was ior two yards and G. Wcodyard missed his kick for tile extra point. Wilson's final score came in the fourth period witli Webb again plunging two yards. Cash picked up tiie point after. Kciscr's only scoring threat came lau- in the game. The Yellow Jackets drove to the Wilson two yard linf; but were thrown for a five yard IQS.S to end the drive on the seven. Starting litieup.s: Holland Cops Two Tilts From Teams Of Aromrel High HOLLAND, Mo., fiov. 23.— Holland High School's cage teams took a twin victory from teams from Armorel High School last, night with the girls winning, 51-13, and the boys victorious, 61-12. Reid of Holland led the scoring in the boys game with 32 points with Hardln high for Armorel with nine. Patterson of Holland was liigh in the girls game 16 points and Green led Armorel with seven. Holland teams Journey to Marston, Mo., for two games Friday night. Girls Game Pos. Armorel Fitzhllgh (14) .P. .(4) W. Keastcr Patterson (16) .F Capps Keller (4) F 'N. Gray Gray G. ..... Bradshaw Shelton G Morris McCrary G Pricldy Substitutions: Holland — Brandon i5i. Swindle (2>, McArthur (81. Purcell. Childcis, Ganitord. Outfall. Ar- moi-cl— Green n), Donner, B. Morris, K. Keaster and M. Kea.stcr. Boys Game Perkins Daniels Stnmbaugh S. Young SiitiMiautions: FUG) C . G. .. G Bmdctlc—Duncmi. Rutherford (11 White (•!> Conner Gray . Crosskno. O'Neal, D. Young, and Thomlon. L'.ixora—Hill (13i, [.nils- ford i-l). Pope (4), Barch (2), Wil- Itaiiu. (2). Bean Soup tc be Dish At "Bean Bowl" Game SCOTTS BLUFF. Nebr.. NNov. 23 W>—Bean soup-not hotdogs—will be the featured snack at the Thanksgiving Day football "amc here tomorrow between Idaho State imd Chudron State of Nebraska. The Nebraska National Guard Is setting up two field kitchens to prepare the soup. The contest Is billed as the Bean Bow] game. Keiser Smith McKay ish Childs Mason . Music Bullion Andersen Fells Green ... Gilliiui . SubMiiulions: Pos. LE LT LG C... RG RT RE QB HB KB FB Wilson— : Alexander, Wilson Mi-Daniel Douglas .1 Keel ..... . Gnrrctt Forrester Williams .. G. Woodyard .. H. Woodyard Bciylc.s Muacy Holland pos. Reid (32) F. Gestling (2) FF. , Taylor <4> C. . Avis U2) G. Ashley (2) G. Annorcl .. (9) Hardin (3) Dickson Dyer Carmen I Mays Manila, Cooler. Teams Split Pair Of Caqe Clashes MANILA. !rov. 21—The Lions of Manila High School split t eagt double header with teams from Cooter High School here last night with the girls team winning. 22-21, and the boys dropping » 31-29 decision. In the girls game Storey was high for Manila hooping » total of 10 points. Rushing led Cooter with 13. In. the boys game Ketchum of Manila scored 10 and Funderburk led Cooter with 12. Manila Dawson (5) . Storey (10) .. Childers Stokley Houston .... Ethridpe Girls Game POS. F. . F. . F G O. G Coot^^ Whljf (5) . U> May ... Cooper .. Stewart Perry Septon Substitutions: Manila —Whitney, Bacon. Meacham. Waddell, Flajijf, Sliaateen. Rhoads. Phillips. Cooter --Rushing uai. Boys Game Manila Pos. Cooter Kinchen 16) ... F (3) Lartd Sparks <3) Poe r4> Ketchum flO) Fleeman (41 F. . . (6) Boothe C(12> Funderburk G. . (1) Laster G (4) May Substitutions: Holland —Nunnery (7). Wilford, Kinley, Harris ill. Ar- morel—Brandshaw, Lett, Ash more, Russell, Brown. Burch. Rankln. Stanrod. Webb, Amundsen, Rvals, Jones and Crawford. Substitutions: Manila — Horner, Hutton, Denton, Ralph (2), Beach, Giiner, Issues. Cooter — Edwards 12'. C. Jones, T Jones, Forsythe, Jones (3). Scientists estimate that two million million cosmic rays hit the earth's atmosphere e-ich second. It's got a grander taste than you have any idea of! $ i 35 " 2 "• And why wouldn't it be something pretty extra special? It's the personal recipe of us Wilkens—and our family started up distilling way back in the 1880's. BLENDED WHISKEY 86 PROOF. 70% GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS. THE WILXEN FAMILY CO., LAWRENCEBURG. IND. with 18. Boys' Game Pos. Steele (42' P H) Cecil F. (6) Franklin Ci20) C. Franklin G (81 Bishop G.f41 J. Christian Gosncll—E. Gann Gosnell (46) Hart <13> Ward (121 French (3) Emery Gann (18) .... Substitutions: (1), Ingrarn. Girls Game Gdsnell (34) (34) Steele L. Jones 7 Burton 21 J. Caldwcll 6 F. Thompson 1 S. Moody 19 E, Mcthenia 12 D. 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