The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 28, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 28, 1949
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•JMONDAY, NOVEMBER'28, 1949 Three Cities Ready To Enter Teams in New Baseball Loop The revival of (.lie Class D Northeast Arkansas Baseball League was one step nearer realization today following a meeliiitf in Forrest City yesterday where more concrete plans for the rc-iiciivalion of the loop were laid. ,). I'. Friend of Blytheville, acting chairman of the committee in charge of checking into the possibilities of lining "l> a six-ti-am circuit for Kastern Arkansas, said this morning that three teams, Blylhcville, Helena and Newport, reported ready to go at yesterday's meeting and that Jo'ncs- lioro, Forrest City and Batcsvilte are strong possibilities of •founding out the loop. *• . 81 Representatives of Blylhcvllle and Helena advised the committee yesterday that their towns definitely would sponsor teams in the league and Newport, which had no representative at yesterday's meeting, advised committee officials earlier that a team to represent that city would be entered in the league. Another Session Scheduled Mr. Friend stated that a final meeting has been set for Jan. 15 at which time It wil! be decided dciiti- llely whether or not such a league will be formed He stated that ue- Iwcen now and that date efforts will be made to line >.ip three more teams to complete the circuit, and if this could not be done then there would be no league. "It will be at least six teams or nothing." Mr, Friend .said. "We will not try to operate on less." Bernie McKay of LIUle Rock : Arkansas scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates was appointed as a committee of one to contact representatives of 2 Chick Gridmen Win Recognition LitHc Rock Newspaper Names Lures, Reid to Second Team Berths Halfback Charles iRulfi Tjilcs and fullback Robert Reid of the Dlytheville Chicks were given second team backfield positions on the Arkansas Democrat's Class AA all- state selections which were announced yesterday. Selections for ' the Democrat's team were made by members of the Ultle Rock paper's sports staff j t iroiiBh a poll of Class AA coaches No other Chick received mention Lutes and Reid, both juniors at Jonesboro, Forrest City, Batesville ,„„, and Paragould in an effort to line I with' , Dlytheville High School, were ta , mphe'f up three more teams and will re- j Huddtcston of Hone port back to the Jan. 15 meeting. Class AA schools of es ran- Howevcr, Mr. Friend pointed out sas dominated the Democrat's ,P at Paragould had reported that ; lections with SuWaco and Vin Bur" West Arkan- To Ask for Franchise Mr. Friend stated that in order to effect the franchise, the body went . cm record as petitioning A! Hara$&'ay, of Helena, president of the Cotton Stales League to ask for a franchise for the league from George Trautinann, president ot the ^National Association of Profession(* al Baseball Leagues at its meeting ' In Baltimore Dec. 7-9. Mr. Friend stated that in the event three other teams were obtained for the league the circuit will be organized at the Jan. 15 meeting with officers to be elected and deposits made to the national'asso- ciation at that time. He -stated that If the leasue is organized play probably would begin the first week in May. Fred S. (Rock) Saliba. O. E. Quell- mate and Mr. Friend represented Blytheville at yesterday's meeting. Plants Have Twins, Too BERKELEY, Calif. <AP>—Tobacco plants have twins and triplets, and at about the same rate as people. A seed that will produce two or three seedlings usually happens about once in every thousand, says Dr. D. R, Cameron, University of California geneticist. Checking some 100,000 seedlings since 1938, Cemeioi has found 120 twins and 10 triplets. The rate can "be increased, he re- iports, by selection. thi because that city had no ball park ; en of District One each placinc it seems unlikely that a team will < three players on the first team tie sponsored this year. Smackover received two berths and each" 0 "'*' H °" e a " [ ' Cilm<lc " °" c The Democrat's selections: First Team Ends-Richard Ritlman, Subiaco and Kemp Gordon, Van Bin-en- tackles-Harry Spain, Smackovcr- LeFevcrs, Magnolia; and Robert guards — James Stanton, Subiaco and James Johnson. Hope; center ---Raymond Toothnkcr. Van Bureir backs Floyd Sagely. Van Bureir Norman Janes. Subiaco: Bill Gid- inngs, Smackover and Charles Hallum, Camdcn. Second Team Ends—Embree, Magnolia and Ad- £sson. Riisfellvllle; tackle.s-Cook. Kayetteville and Lnscly. Favettenlle: guards-Garret!, Hope" and Harvey. Van Burcil; center-Bradley. Camden. Backs-Reid, Blythe- .vi le: Huddle.ston. Hope; Lute,, Blytheville and Lampherc, Cam- nen. Honor.iljlp Jlenlion ls—Raper. Smackover; Beas- .d BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BASS GETS SAILFISH— Mrs. George A Bass proudly poses with a 64 ',; -pound sail- which struck her six- thread line while she was taking a nap aboard a fooal ofT Palm Beach. The Oxford. Mich. matron lost a women's work' Oj record catch because of a trou- T blcsome loolh which took her -i away from her rod. Her hns- band reeled the biu one in. FOR SALE Concrete culvrrti u inch to it Inch, plain or rccnlnrrcd Also Concrete Building Work* chrap cr than lumhei lot harns ch:,-krj< huuxcs pump housc-.\ tenant houses tool shed* \V» drllrci Call n-. lot free estimate Phone 691 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO P-,,,, Magnolia; Moslcy Camden: Pratt. Payetteville. Cen- p S T, amscy - Texnrkana: Hillmaii, hend' 5 ~Tc!«| S rk" V ' . ilagimlia ' Moreana; Welch. Smackover;' Crowcll Camden; He .,, Hopc: ;„„ ""• Molone, Roberts To Tangle with Rifey, Pat Murphy tJ' Mif , nMaIone ""i" R«i Roberts two of Promoter Mike Meroney's on ? hest giapplcrs. will team up to- SlH in, the tag match feature of of .„,„„,, wil] go sl y nnd Pa| Murp , | t| tag match main event This will be Murphy's first appearance here as a 'wre.sllcr. How- ev ever. f re.scr. ow- . the SCO-pound veteran performed here several weeks ago as a referee for a S|]C cial grudge bout. wrt M" 'I ' S n " C<i ** a '»!>-»<««* wrestler by advancing tank infor- ">a!ion and is described bv Mcr- "ney a.s a top-bilicrt wre.stlcMn several soul hern states. 'Vlf" 1 ' 0 "-' 0 llK '" ai " " C11t t( ™ e fall preliminary bout, are also on the card. In t|, c lirf , Malonn w|| , tangle with Rilcy -and in the second Murphy will met R : ,l,crl.s. Former Chick Gridman Gets New Honors Hilly Bob Elliott, former Blylhe- villc Chick end who this year played guard for the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys, was picked on the second team of both the Arkansas Democrat's and Arkansas Gazette's! All-Ale learns. j The two Little Rock newspapers announced their choices for the Arkansas Inter-Collegiate Conference honor teams yesterday. Elliott was picked as a second team guard on both selections. Elliott graduated from Blytheville High School In the spring* of 1918 after lettering in football basketball for three years. He Is sophomore at Arkansas Tech. lie is the son of Mr. and Matt Scruggs of Blythevilte. I'OltT.UJKVII.I.K'.S «lllni)KI!S-Porlagpv!ll e Hiuh School's foot-| ball team could lay Halm to the unofficial I.lllle Eisht championship I Admiited to the conference only this year, tlu-y did not play cnoui-h loop games to be eligible for the crown, but won all four ol their Little Eight contests and defeated llayii. conference champs. They are (lust row, from the left) Swillcy, Hlnlon. Foster, Hulshof. Carte, Kimes 1 aimer; (second row) Edwards, Goodman, Ward, Nollel. liurgess Krcie- Rer, Whiiaker; (third row) assistant coach Hyro,, Edwards. Hall, Shnnklc Moss. Hawkins, Keown. Reaves and head coach Vic Reaves. and Hillsdaie, Mich., Back is Nation's Leading Scorer NEW YORK. Nov. 28— t!f>~ Bill Young, halfback of Hillside (Mich), is the leading scorer of the college' football season—but by less than a touchdown. Although Young and his unbeaten, untied team completed their regular 1943 campaign two Saturdays ago, Bill had a scare the past weekend. He watched another halfback, George Thomas of powerful Oklahoma, drive two touchdowns. That gave Thomas a Complete season record of in points. Just four away from Young's 121. Young, in nine games, had 16 touchdowns and 25 conversions. Thomas' count lor 10 games was 19 touchdowns and three extra points. In third place on Ihe national standing H nd only three points behind Thomas is Randy Cooper of West Virginia Tech, who clicked for 19 touchdowns in nine games. Brad Rowland of Little McMllrry College (Abilene. Tcxasi, finished fourth with 108. Wichita's Jimmy Nuller topped the Missouri Valley conference with 73 points. Doak Walker of Southern Methodist leads. Southwest Conference scorers will, 83 points. Maryland Picked As One Opponent In Gator Bowl JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. 28. Eagles Trounce Steelers to Clinch Eastern Crown NEW YORK, Nov. 28. (AP)_The Philadelphia Eagle*. National Foot- S^^SSS^ ^-^«-'^s Only 18 Teams Sport Unbeaten, Untied Records NEW YORK, Nov. 28 fAP> — Eighteen college football le;nns s]X>rted unbeaten, untied records championship playoff opponent to emerge from the western division. They won a third straight eastern flag yesterday in downing the Pittsburgh Slcetcrs. 34 to n. In the All-America Conference, the San Francisco 49ers trounced the New York Yankees, 35 to 14, to finish second. The 49ers clash again at home next Sunday with the Yankees in a first-round All-America playoff game.'Fourth-place Buffalo will meet the champion Cleveland Browns in the second playoff contest. Buffalo heat Baltimore 38 to 14 yesterday. Either the Las Angeles Ranis, current western lenders, or the Chicago Bears will meet Philadelphia for the National League championship Dec. 18. Los Angeles stayed ahead of the Bears, defeating the New York Bulldogs, 42 to 20. If the Rams whip the Chicago Cardinals Sunday, the western title Is theirs. In other National League games the New York Giants beat Washington. 23 to 7, and the. Chicago Cardinals whiped Green Bay, 41 to 21. 3 Suspected Safecrackers Nabbed at Spa HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Nov. 28 — Wj—Police today layim smother check on activities of a former Arkansas convict nnd a companion who were captured alter a gun battle and a 12-mile chase. The two were identified as Cliff Alassey, 51. Little Rock, and Ernest Tucker. 33. Jackson. Miss., both wanted In connection with looting safes in Mississippi. Chief of Detectives Jerry Watkitis said Alassey, who served two terms _ (API- -The" Universit^ 'of Man-land' ™, h ;' , will play in the Gator Bowl lootoall ! m l . hc , Ark "»™s. penitentiary, was ™" tCC ' for "ac kmg a safe in Gulf**"'' '™" *"" Tll<:k " B accusccl ft safc in Col | lns game here Jan. 2. Selection Chairman J. B. Darby annr.linrcd today. The Terrapins' opponent will be chosen within the next day or two. In miming Maryland. Darby picked a team that ha.s won seven of their cisht games this sc.v.on and has one uamc remaining. They play the University of Miami (Fla.) Friday night. ' Maryland played Oeor.eia In Ihe Galor B W ] two vc!lrs ,, SOt thc tlu ending in a 20-20 tie. ll)g of bl Miss. The (wo men and n woman com- panion, Mrs. Louis Beveridgc, pilts- burgh, patrol were nab!)eri when rammed Ihelr vehicle causing it lo overturn. None of the occupants wns Injured. The incident climaxed a 12-mile chase from downtown Hot Springs iii which several shots were exchanged between police and occu- BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING , Notre Dame—had a game lelt complete the regular season. The Irish wind up their campaign next Salurdny ngalllsl Southern Methodist. They'll be shooting for their 10th triumph of the year and their 38th straight game without defeat. By far the biggest scorer of the nth unbeaten, untied squads was College of the Pacific, which finished with a tola! of cxnclly 500 points for 10 games while permitting its opponents 66. Oklahoma's Soonors were second highest with 3H .also for 10 games. Eleven victories- -Wotford. Ten victories— California, Emory and Henry (Va), Oklahoma, College ol Pacific. Nine victories — Wayne (Neb) Teachers, Army. Notre Dame, Hillsdale (Miclil. SI. Vincent (Pa), Oregon Collece Education. Eight Victories—Trinity (Conn) Ball state (Ind). Hanover (Iml) SI Ambrose (Iowa), Maryland State Gannon (Pal, Morgan State <Md>.' Oklahoman to Play Santa for Children Of Imprisoned Fathers OKLAHOMA CITY. Nov. 28. (AP) —Dan Vinson .will be "Dad" and Santa Ciaus to about 300,000 kills this Christmas. The 65-year-old Oklahoma City businessman has been in the Christmas cheer business since 10-M. He plays Santa for youngsters whose lathers arc In prison. Tlie kind hearted old gentleman started writing prison wardens yc.s- lerday in Ihe United Stales, Canada and Mexico. Prisoners arc lo write ViiKon what to send their kifc for Christinas, All gilu will be marked, "Prom Dad." Play to Start This Week in Cage Leagues Play hi two of the IJIylhcvll'lc y s baskelball leiigues is scheduled to get underway this week, J. P. Garroll, Y director said this morning The City Independent League wil beshi play Thursday nlglu al the Armory on South Second Slrce and the neu-lylformcrt Churcl School League which will be coin- linred of teams of boys 15 yews o aj:e and under trom the various .Sunday Schools of niythevlllc. wil IwRln Snlurrifly morning at the Blytheville High School gymnasium Representatives of teams planning lo enter the Church Schoo League arc to meet In the Y rooms tomorrow night at 7 o'clock to make final |,| n ,,. s fol . | e ,, K , ln , Air GarroU slated (hat it Is no yet known how many loams will hi entered In the IciiRiic nnd lha learns Interested must have a rcn resenlatlvc nl tomorrow nighr meeting. The Church School League wil be under the supervision of Court- James Fisher of Blytheville Hlgl- School. Roprc.ienlallvcs of teams in UK City Independent fragile are li meet Wednesday night at 7:.10 u make final plans for the season Schedules will bed rawn up at thl meethiR. he said. Five learns arc at present enlcrci In the city League nnd It Is hope: that a sixth will he obtained bcfor, the season opens. Teams alrcart- entered are Wakcflcld Service Sta' lion, Unbbard Hardware slore niylheville Motor • Company, Ark Mo Power Company nnd a [can from Holland, Mo. J. P. Gorrott Wins Courier's Final Football Conttest J, P. Oarrott, director <>( the Dyltievllle Y, wns first place win- ler In the Courier News' dual oolball contest of 1949. Kvcn women became Intrigued vllh Ihe idea of picking gridiron winners during the series o! con- e.Ms. first place awards went lo the nircr sex, who ucic among the ifarly 20U entiles received each week. Enlrlrs were received iinm as lar oulh us Joiner and from Southeast \llssomlans living In the north and s fur as PorlaRcsville. Ainioicl and -eut-hvillc compromised the east- vest limits of I lie area [rorn which ,ild fans sent entries. The contest will be resumed In he fall of 1950. y olice Recover $12,000 Wort/i of Robbery Loot KOHT WORTH, 'Texas. Nov. 28. •'I—Police said Saturday they have arre.sted t',vo men and recovered SI2.000 hi (terns anil goods Moler. from a Kon Wnith home Ins! Sim:lay. A mnn of I <-e,s iilr-nlUU'd as f-Vmi ' Aker.'« liivein keeper, was anesi- ed. Two otliers, are siniglil, one In Oklahoma, In (lie during $]-,,ooo robbery Sunday. Charles I,, Hi'naiid. presi- denl of Ihe Wpsti-xns Oil and Royalty Company, his wile anil daughter, young Biiesl. and a NCKIO inulrti were held prisoner In their lioine for more than an iiour and a hall while three men ransacked the residence. Drouth Cuts Deer Food WASHINGTON' -or,- The National Park Service says dner elk and other animals that winter on pants ol Hie nuto. Chief Watkins .said the three are being held lor Ml.^iwipjii officers and federal authorities who will question Tucker about a niirintiiv KircMic.s in hi.s po.vseisluii. Arkansas to Map Campaign against Sex Criminals LITTLE DOCJK, Nof. 28, <AI>) — Arkansas will elinrt il.s bottle line. Tue.sday lor a camimign against sex crimes. Governor MrMatli will meet will rcpresenutives of Arkansas law JMI iorccmcnt ofticcrs here then, to ells a program (or le.sscnlng chiuic- cs of .sex crime outbreak In the st*te. Law enforcement generally will b dims.vicd but specin] emphasis wll I)c placed on jirevciitlon ol crimes. McMath said. McctliiR v.ith the Koferuor will ht Aikansa.s State Police Director Her man Lindsay, Shcrifl o. E, Bishop of El Dorndo, president ol the Ark aiiJia-s Pence Olficers A.vioclalion Slieiiff E. K. McKenzle of Clarcn- don. president o( the Arkansas Sheriffs' Asioclniion, and Little Rock Police i,t. Jack Kcrr. (lent of the Arkansas Polite A.s-soci atjon. Ihe lower ranges nf Ycllowslom Part: will'.s feed this yea bcransc of lack n! rain in April ant Miiy. I" ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Sfl IP n 1 1 tin I * l r f. oaie ai inc l,egion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday , November 28 Ainil.TS 50c - CHN,I)RKN I5c vew Starting Tiine 8:00 UOX SEATS 15c BX'I'RA «—_______ • (Tax Included) TAG MATCH EDDIE MALONE and RED ROBERTS versus PAT MURPHY and TEX RILEY Also Two 1-Fall 30-Minutc Matches Malone vs. Riley Murphy vs. Roberts 'An echo ii the only |f,i ng that can Deal A woman out of the Edit word," it PAGE NINB Foes for L.RJ.C. In Rose Bowl Tilt Still Undecided LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 28. W~Th« I.lltlc Hock .Junior College Trojans don't know who they're going to mccl In (lie Little Rock Rose Bowl but tlml Isn't bothering their coach. "We don't care who It is," said head mentor Jimmy Karam, "but we can heal any of them." Selection of t.ltllc Rock as |h< eastern reiircsenlativc In the Little Hose Rmvl Dec. 10 was announced . at Pasedcna. Calif,. Saturday night. The western representative, probably Siima Ana or East Los Angeles junior collcse. will Ije selected this week, officials o[ the Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce, snon- M>I P of the annual event, announced. Little Rock Photographer Wins State AP Award LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 28. (,p, _ Rubei-l McCord oil.iitle Rock Is the winner of the C. B. Palmer trophy, the lop award of (lie annual Arkansas Associated Press neivspholn t'milesl. McOid n shidenf at r v 'e ii'-'y 1 '- sily of Ai 1 • vsas wlio s s • vacations vtnkin(> (or (he Arkansas UiMiuicrat. won the trophy with his picture of President Truman iiKirc-lilni; with h:s buddies In the :(Slh Division parade here last June. The other awards were divided between four other photographers: Owen duller of \\.i Democrat. Gene Wirec.s anil [.arry Obsitnik of the Arkansas Gazette and Hi Piislcn of the Northwest Arkansas Times, Fayctlevlllc. Our selection r>l lioini- a|inll,inre* Is really the la-,1 wnrri—we have Ibc neatest, inmplelcst line In lo«n. Come In soon. From where I sit . oe Marsh How Smiley Bowled 'Em Over Dropped intt> Inr bowling »lley» tli« other niiftil and there wag lilll« Smiley Huberts, who'* built likt « Ijinl, sliii»in B the big fi-lln*s how In do H. Me rolled 211 average of I!J1 for 5 xaiucfc. Tiiat*K iKjwIing! Later on, over n friendly ^Ia3.l of betrr nt Andy's Cartlcn Tavern, 1 asked Smiley bow be did it. "1'riiclicc, practice, and then .some more practice," he said, "nnd I ful- low a regular set of training rules BO I'll keep in good shape." Tbcn Amly cbimoA in. "To be really good at unylhing you've ^ot to follow the rules. Take running this tavern. We lavcrn ownen »n<J the Urewing industry h»v« > S«lf. KeKlllation profrram we follow to see llmt nlucc* gettinif b«r and «l« are run right. When you fotlom t>i« rule.i — you'll stay out alicaj at th« other fellow," From whtre I >it, i« uporia •* business it's Important U "ke«i> IB ahaiK-." There are training ral«i »nd lavcrn rulfji —and tk«y krth pay ofTI ARKANSAS DIVISION, UNITO STATES BREWWS FOUNDATION »u>o.. umi toe*. MH. "But, Dear ... ft isn't at all necessary to send iish to GENfRAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION in appreciation of their vacation loan. They make those loans to most anybody." In England It's Mi« Chemist Shop In France It's tht Apothecary Shop In Blythevillc It's BARNEY'S DRUGSTORE For Expert Prescription Service

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