The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 1, 1949 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1949 BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PARE NINE * /- f ^ m p ARE NINE ig 6 Teams Cut Chicks from Schedules-Osceola, Lake Village Play Tonight tChonK Ppfnrn 7*. x ~ '. ~— ~~^ • —— ——- ^ Barnhill Likely ^jjjjT] ^ A D All A HJrni/-* * f —— Winnlec Allar 3 Schools Game Confracis Pine Bluff, Little Rock, And NorHi Little Rock Decline to Sign Pacts Blytheville High School's three Big Six Division gridiron toes. Little Rock, Nmth Little Rock and rine Bluff, have broken foot bull relations with the Clucks for 1950, ,.,.,^, lu ., , L -UIT; .Coach Russell .Moslcy of niylhevlllc «'« athletic department To Remain But Not as Coach FAYCrrKVILLf.;. Ark.. Dec. 1— I/O—It seemed more likely today that John Barnhill would 'seek to step down as head football coach but continue as atheltic director at the University o j Arkansas. He has announced only that he 'ill recommend a reorganization of School sald'ycstcrclay.' In a siaterniMit yesterday afternoon Coach Moslcy announced that contracts sent to the three schools for the renewal of relations for two more years, nave been returned unsigned. Little nock and Pine Bluff were the fust to return the contracts. Coach Moslcy said, and North , Little Rock returned I Is pact early this,wek. The Dig six schools' reasons for dropping the Chicks from their 10SO schedules varied. Coach Mosley said. Little Rock officials claimed that the Tigers could not renew their contract because (hey wanted to P'ay more out-of-state games, Indicating that they plan to schedule only a minimum number of intra- stotc games as possible next year. Coach Elvin Ooiscr of North Little Rock advised Coach Mosley that the Wildcats have picked up Van Buren on their schedule in place of Blythcville Ijerause he figured occasional schedule changes benefited a school, while Pine Blurt officials stated thai they were "unable to find a place for Blytheville" on their 1930 slate. All three of the schools, however, said that their relations with Blythcville have been pleasant and regretted that they could not renew them. ^ Agreement Hollered Mutual However, it is believed that the throe schools dropped Blythcville by mutual agreement. It has been reported to school officials here that during a recent Big Six meeting in ) Little Rock, coaches of Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pine Bluff held a private conference and the mend" stirred more .speculation, for the probability would not have to have permission of the Board of Trustees or the University's Athletic Council to take any steps shorter lhan employment of a head coach. I" Little Rock, the Arkansas unsigned Gazette today quoted Barnhill: "I have talked lo a do/en per- ions about the coaching job. No lereement has been made with any oi them. I can't choose a man myself. He must have the approval of the president of the university and of the Board of Trustees. Neither can youV choose a man in three or four days." The Gazette said Otis Douglas. 38-year-old assistant coach and tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, is likely to become head coach of the Razorbacks. The newspaper said it was told by Barnhill. "Douglas visited with us here and .we talked folball. but no deal was made." In Philadelphia, Douglas made a discussion was whether or not to play the Chicks next year. The report, a Blythcville otficial said, came from a Central Arkansas source who is in a position to know. Failure of the three schools to renew contracts with the chicks broke relniions that dated back to 11137 and 1938. The Chicks picked up North Little Rock on their annual schedule in 1037 and the following year Little Rock and Pine Blufl joined their slate and every year since the schools have renewed contracts. "I don't know what I'm going to do for replacements," Coach Mosley stated. "I have written a number of other Arkansas schools but so far I have been unable to schedule but three games for next year." Schools that have already signed :OoO contracts, or have Indicated n desire to, are Joncsboro and Parn- gould. the Chicks' two'chief rivals nnd Caruthersvlllc, Mo., i newcomer to the Chicks* slate. independent Cage Teams to Begin Play Here Tonight Play In the Blythcville Y's City Independent Basketball League is scheduled to get underway tonight with all six teams in the league slated for action. , Three games arc scheduled for tonight on the Armory court on South Second Street, J. P. Garrott, Y director said, but the.se games will be only praitice affairs and Von"irt"wibnn" will not count in the league stand- - ' Ings. Tonight's schedule pits Stecle vs. Hubbarri Hardware at 7:30; Wakefield Service Station vs. Blythcville Motor Company at 8:30 and Farmer.'; Bank vs. Holland at 0:30. ola at Biirdc'tte!" Stecle and Farmers Bank joined the ICORUC nnly this week, cnmplct- j ing a six triirri bracket. The Ark.in- j Coaches for College sas-Missourt Power Company team. ! - a which earlier had indicated it would join the leastie. backed out at the last minute. Mr. Garrott said. Xo admission wiil be charged for tonight's parrie.s. His use of the "recom- similar comment. One member of the board of trustees said tile board probably will follow BarnhiU's recommendation when It is made and that the trustees have "utmost confidence" in the athletic director. BarnhiU's football team this year won five games and tost five. In tour seasons, his teams have won a Southwest Conference co-charnp- ionip and earned two bowl bids. He lias been hailed by university officials and fans for "his administrative work, acquisition of athletes and building of a large boosters' organization. AP ALL-AMERICA Gym at Burdette Near Completion, Coach Announces Coach Charles Sims of Burdette High School said today that work on the new gymnasium at the school is progressing rapidly and is expected to be completed in time for his learn to open its home schedule shortly after the first of the year. Work on the new gym began late last summer but was delayed several weeks by bad weather. The gym will be of qironset-type construction. Coach Sims, who this fall established Burdette's first full scale athletic program since before the war, is witnessing his first year at Burdette and slated that his basketball teams are shaping up nicely considering that tire school has not sponsored a broad program in several years. A I5-game schedule for the Burdette teams has been lined up for the 1949-50 season. The schedule will open tomorrow night when the Burdetlc cascrs play ncll at Dell The first home game is scheduled for Jan. 5. The schedule: Dec. 2—Dell at Dell: Dec. 6— Gosnell at Gosncll; Dec. 0—Luxora at Luxora; Dec. 14-17—Luxora tourney: Dec. 20—Dycss at Dycss; Jan. 5—Dyess at Burdette: Jan. 13—Armorel at Blytheville; Jan. 17—Wil- Jan. 20—Wilson 'at iG JOHN SCHWEDER . PenniylVonio CHARLIE JUSTICE North Carolina DOAK WALKER Southern Methodiil ROD FRANZ California 'Y' to Be Host To Gridmen in Grade Schools Between 80 and 90 young grade school athletes will be feted tomorrow night when tile Blythcville Y holds its annual banriuet for payers or the Grade School Potball League. The banquet will be held in the Y rooms starting at six o'clock and J. P. Garrott, Y director, said that he is preparing food for 00 boys. All boys that participated in the grade school program this year along with several special auests. have been invited to attend the banquet. The four teams of the League were Yarbro, central, Lange and Sudbury. During the program which will follow the banquet the league's championship trophy will be presented to the Lange Wildcats. Lunge won the league crown this year. Also Included on the program will be the showing of sports film after the banque't. Shov/nee Gridmen Entertained at Banquet in Joiner JOINER, Dec. 1—Shawnce High School's annual banquet for football players was held in the high school cafeteria 'here Tuesday night with Halioway Cromcr, captain of the Memphis State College football team, as guest speaker. Mr. Cromer spoke to members of Slmwnee's 1949 football team on the values of a college education Burdette: Jan. 24—Missco High at Burdette: Jan. 27—Dell at Burdette: Feb. 3—Gosnell at Burdette: „I-eh. 10—Annorel at Bmdelte; Feb ! B1 «< urged that ns many seniors as 17—Osccota at Osceola: Feb. 21— I possible continue their educations. Luxora at Burdette: Mar. 3—Osce- ! Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Watson of 'Osceola. Mrs. Watson furnished accordion music for the affair and Mr. Watson gave the invocation. The banquet was sponsored by tire newly-organized Green and Gold Club. Shawncc's booster organization. o nw i r- """' "Ome . l,r, Continued from Page B prr«?" They did. Mf'E Til- Clark Gable has (he reputation of being a star who cares little and thinks less about publicity. But Clark goes along'quietly hatching Bags which will put his face an' f 1C i ire in the features. Clark once drove up to a Holly- | wood premiere in a crlm.snn-hucd 1 Model T. A hundred cameras re- | corded the event. j The parking attendant stepped ! up: "Park it. Mr. Gable?" ] "Keep It," sakl Clark, and gave ' it- to the boy on the spot. It had served iu purpose. JACKSONVILLE. Pla.. Dec. 1. ,, —Buddy Parker, coach of the Clil- cnc;o Cardinals professional football team, was named today one of the four coaches for the Senior Bowl football s;ame. Parker will team with Steve Owen of the New York Giants in leading one of the all-star squads of college seniors In the Jan. 1 game. Conches of the other team will be Bo McMiilin O f the Detroit Uons ] and Clarence (Biggie) Munn of I Michigan State. | The players will tharc in the game receipts. There wa.s nothing sacred or religious about the American Indians totem pole. It simply represented his claim lo wealth and fame. RENT A CAR Urivp Anywhere Von Please Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 i. The first window that could bf •moved up or down was invented hi Holland in the I7th century. FOR SALE Concrete culverts 12 Inch to <> Inch olatn 01 rernlorccd Alsc Conrrett Itulldlnt Hlorkj chrap ei than lumhei Int barns r.h:.-krr> houses pump houses, tenant houses lor, S |, rris Mv deliver Call us !„, rrie estimate I'hone &1 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO ED -At Once!- Four Thoroughly Experienced AUTOMOBILE MECHANICS See Tom Little, Jr. at icville Motor Co. Hroadwny & Chickasnwha Second and Third Teams SECOND TKAM J. D. Isorn, Baylor Bob Gain, Kentucky Don Mason, Mich. State Jim Castagnoli. Stanford Stanley West, Oklahoma Ray Krolisc, Maryland T.'.'. Bud Sllerrod, Tennessee B... Chas, Ortniann, Michigan... Hob Celeri. California .. Hillary Chnllet, Cornell B... Bob Williams, Notre Damc....B... >'"•«• THirtl) TEAM K - Tom Howe. Dartmouth • T Al Wistert, Michigan •° J. Liningcr. Ohio Stale .C Vcrn Sterling, Santo Clara B. Einrkouskle, Pitt Louis Allen, Duke . .Robert Wilson, Wisconsin • - Bob Zastrow, Navy Eddie Price, Tutnnc John Papit. Virginia John Karras, Illinois Lifetime Seat Plus TO Entirely Too Much to Win TRAIL, B.C.. Dec. 1. f/Pj—Arnold Lauricnle is looking for the fountain of youth. He has U> live 10 years longer than a life-time. Lauriente. an engineer, won a life-time seat In the new Trail tec Arena at Its official opening. A feiv minutes laler, In another draw, he won a 10-year scat in the arena. "Frankly," said Laurlctilo, "j don't think I can make It." Sfafe's Quail Hunters Promised Good Shooting LriTLE HOCK. Drc. 1. </l'j—Ar- kansas sportsmen carried a promise of good hunting into the field with them today. It was the first day of the quail Barklcy to Address Horsemen's Meeting NEW YORK, Dee-. 1. M',—Visit- Ing New York for the first time since his recent marriage, vice- president Atben W. Barkley tonight will address a dinner completing the eighth annual meeting of the Thoroughbred Racing Association. At the meeting's opening yesterday. Bill Corum, New York Journal- American sports columnist, was elected to replace Col. Whin on tire board of directors. shooting season, and the Arkansas Game and Pish Commission said the birds are more plentiful than they've been in years. The slate's number of licensed hunters 100,000. is estimated at 15.000 to Read Courier News Want Ads Writers Pick Baseball's Two Top Freshmen NEW YORK, -Dec. l_(VD_R O y Siovers. slugging outfielder of the St. Louis Browns, and Don New- combo, fireball ace of the Brooklyn pitching staff, have been named the outstanding baseball rookies of the major leagues for 1048. Sievers was chosen the top freshman In the American League and Newcombe headed the newcomers In the National in the annual poll of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Tliis Is the first year the writers cose rookie standouts for the two leagues. In the past they have picked one for the entire majors shortstop Alvin Dark of the Boston Braves winning last year and second baseman Jackie Robinson of Brooklyn the year before. Newcombe, who won 17 and lost eight for the National League champion Dodgers, was an almost unanimous pick of the 24-man senior league panel. The Columbia River, forming the boundry between Washington and Oregon. Is believed to carry more water than all other American Pacific coast streams combined. as 24 hours make a day READING TIME: 7 SCCONDS Takes 24 hours to make a day—right! But to discover the magnificent flavor of Seagram's 7 Crown...requires less time than it takes to read this...just time enough for one smooth sip, Sports Roundup Hugh Cullcrton Jr. NEW YORK, Dec. 1. IIP, — Bill Me Carter, Dartmouth's athletic director, advises Ivy League football learns to "slay In their own back yard" and adhere to their 1 own rule. 1 : . . As an elderly "Ivy" alumnus, we think the Ivy Leaguers have done too much staying at home and making faces across the fence at the bad boys next door. . . . KITII though they can't stand a high- pressure, blg-Bame-cvery-aaturduv schedule, those schools would BO n long way toward regaining the position of leadership they once en- Joyed If they'd get out ancl^lt the cars off a slightly commercial ri- • now and then—even In a bowl ^Seminoles Alter Shot at B Crown Other State Playoff Games arc Scheduled For Tomorrow Night think And In teams like November- Cornell, Dartmouth arid Princeton would stand pretty goort chance. Prediction T)ep(. Greasy Ncalc. Philadelphia Eagles :oach: "I go to the races with Steve Owen and 1 play golf with Jack Mara. I can't win at the races and I can't bent Jack I'll Just have to football game." beat at golf, them in Onc-Mlnulc Sporls I':icc Report from Chicago says Frank Dane's prize project for the White 30X at the December baseball iiectltiBs Is to pry third baseman Hank Mnjeskl nwny from the Athletics. . . . Dolnnd La starza the nronz heavyweight who takes on Argentina's Cesar Drlon tomorrow still works In his father's butcher shop between flnhls. . . . That doesn't mean he's willing to meat all comers—nor that he's a clever boxe Wnlly Moon and John - ...... ' J ",l,u*l UIJI.1 iJUIIII UeWitt, Texas Angle b.iskelballers. turned down professional baseball offers last summer. . . . The Trojmi Club of Southern California nntl the liruln Club of UCLA will honor nuartcrbacks Hob WalcrflcW of the Hums and Jim Hardy of the Cardinals, respectively, at, Sunday's ;ame. . . . Couple of Nice Ouys When Ted Williams reached Chicago the other dny for his fir.sl public appearance after winning the American League most valuable player award, one of the first people he encountered was pitcher Al- lle Reynolds. . . . Allle made a gesture of mock despair and groaned: "I though I wouldn't sec you again for another four months.". . Ted Just grinned and replied: "rt's funny how friendly pitchers get In winter. They're not like that during the season. Radar Is K contraction of thf c term, "radio detecting nml ranging," which ntso describes its purpose in locating unseen objects like that on the screen. Osceola High School's ScminolM and defending champion Lake Vill«Bt> square off in Lake Village to- uiijlil In a scrni-final round game of the state Class D football playoff. The Seminoles left by bus yesterday for Greenville, Miss., where they will .May until game time to- •ilslit. They held a light workout il the Greenville High School Held yesterday afternoon and were scheduled to craw the Mississippi River to Lake Village late today. Tlie ScminolM, who were Invited lo (ill a bye siwt on the B playoff bracket, advanced to the semi-final round by taking Hartford in a first round game two weeks ago. L?ke Village deefatcd Norphtet in its first round game. The Osccola-Lake Village scrap Is the only playoff game slated for tonight. One other Class B game" two class A sernl-Mnal tilts and the AA championship battle are scheduled for tomorrow night. Highlighting this week's run-off battles will be the Sublaco-Smack- ovcr Doublc-A squabble in Little Rock's Wnr Memorial Stadium to sec who wears niytiieville'a state crown In lhat division. The other B game tomorrow night will pit Hughes against Pocahontaa at Jone.sboro with the winner meeting the winner of the Osceola-Laks Village game tor the B crown next week. In Class A, Stuttgart meets Plg- gott at Stuttgart and Dequeen plays Conwiiy at DcQucen. Mctho'dists to Discuss Sale of Hospital at Spa HOT SPRINGS, Ark,, Dec 1^ M'y— Another attempt to sell Methodist Hospital here reportedly li being made by its Board of, Tnu- tccs. The Rev. R. L. Simpson, superintendent of the hospital, aald a proposal to sell would lie repeated by the board nt a special meeting of - • - the Little Methodist Dec. 13. 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