The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 16, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 16, 1954
Page 9
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1954 BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINB Arkansas Slips to 9th In National Rankings **-*-* #*** Ohio State Takes Over Top Rung The Associated Press THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Trouble with sitting one out is that some folks might get the idea you're a wallflower. That's what happened to the unbeaten Bruins of UCLA in the Associated Press college football poll this week as the unbeaten Buckeyes of Ohio State took over the No. 1 spot by a seven point count. UCLA held first place last week with an overpowering vote total, but was idle Saturday while Ohio State, edging closer to the Big Ten title and the Rose Bowl, mauled Purdue 28-6. ^ The Bruins, with an 8-0 record identical to that of the Bucks, still managed to edge Ohio State in first place votes, 92-87, but on the usual basis of 10 points for first, 9 Cor second, etc., OSU polled 2,010 points to UCLA's 2,003. All of which means this Saturday's contests probably will decide the running battle between Ohio State and UCLA — each having held the No. 1 position twice this season. On Eve of Title Brawl— Both DeMarco, Carter Confident of Victory By BOB MYERS SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activities slowed down to a walk around the block today but bristling words of confidence flowed from the camps of the nations' top lightweight fighters, champion Paddy DeMarco and the man he dethroned, Jimmy Carter. They meet over the 15-round I' route'in ths vast Cow Palace, withj a national television audience sit- • ting in—outside the San Francisco area—tomorrow night. Carter, a 30-year-old New Yorker, broke his customary vocal habits when he observed almost casually: "I'll win decisively, and I may knock him out." Carter seldom makes a pre-fight promise of this nature. And even his manager, Willie Ketchum, himself no stranger to verbal cales- thenics, was practically astounded at Jimmy. In Great Shape "All I know is that my guy is in great snap- and that he is confident he will win. I feel the same way," so spoke Ketchum. De Marco, 26, from Brooklyn, who surprised the boxing world in beating Carter by a decision for the title last March 5,, remained at his training quarters at Bermuda Palms in nearby San Rafael. Carter Favorite Paddy was unperturbed at the fact that Carter, who once before lost the lightweight crown and won it back, is a 2-1 betting favorite. Carter dropped the championship in May, 1962, to Mexico's Lauro Salas in Los Angeles but won it back six months later in Chicago. Carter reiterated the belief he will win and said he has no problem of making the 135 pound weight limit. The brisk weather here in the past few days .has pepped him up — "feels like New York" — and he showed every indication of confidence. There has been no expression of worry from the De Marco camp about weight problems. The two will get on the scale for the official weigh-in tomorrow morning. Porks-Ole Miss Film to Be Shown Tonight Sound films of the University of Arkansas-Ole Miss football game will be shown tonight at the weekly meeting of the Chickasaw Boosters Club in the high school gym. The meeting is scheduled for 8 p.m. In announcing, the film, Club President Dan McCaskill said it was a television version of the game 1 and is equipped with sound. The film is over one hour in length and is of the entire game. Mr. McCaskill said that tonight's club meeting was open to the public. He extended a special invitation to booster clubs of Burflette, Osoe- ola, Wilson and other surrounding cities. Fights Last Night New York. — Italo Scortichini, 154Vi. Italy, outpointed Luther Rawlins. 146. Chicago, 10. Brooklyn—Gene Cyclone Fullmer, IK'/,, West Jordan. Utah, outpoint- ed Peter Mueller, 155'i, Germany, 10. Providence, R. I.—To.mmy Hurricane Jackson., 198, New York, stopped Keene Simmons, 210, Bayonne, N. J., 6. Morgan Williams, captain of the 1953 T.C.U. football team, is helping coach the T.C.U. freshmen line this season. Godwin Ordway, West Point I lineman, comes from a family of 'soldiers. His great grandfather I was a general. His grandfather and father were colonels. Game Important Both teams complete their regular season schedules — UCLA against Southern California in a game that could give the Bruins the Pacific Coast Conference championship, an* Ohio State against Michigan, with the Bucks needing at least a tie. to win the Big Ten crown and the Rose Bowl trip outright. Oklahoma, the only other major unbeaten team (also 8-0), wound up in third place for the third straight week after beating Missouri. But Notre Dame, picked as the preseason champion, moved up a notch to fourth after whipping North Carolina. The Irish replaced Arkansas, which was knocked down to ninth after losing its first game of the season to Southern Methodist. Army, once-beaten like Notre Dame, also moved up to fifth. Mississippi rose to sixth. Navy and Southern Cal were deadlocked at seventh. Minnesota lumped from 13th to loth after defeating Iowa. The Hawkeyes, ninth a week ago, settled at No. 19. The leading teams with first- place votes In parentheses: 1. Ohio State (87) 2,010 2. UCLA (92) 2,003 3. Oklahoma (28) 1,761 4. Notre Dame (2) 1,222 5. Army (7-1) 1,16' 6. Mississippi (7) 671 7. Navy (tie) 670 Southern Cal 670 9. Arkansas (5) 533 10. Minnesota 271 (Second 10): 11. Southern Methodist — 270 12. Michigan 244 13. Maryland 14. West Virginia 101 15. Virginia Tech 81 16. Miami tFla.) 71 17. Wisconsin 70 18. Auburn 51 19. Iowa 35 20. Baylor 27 ADRIAN, Mich. 1*1— Seven burly football players resigned in a body from the Adrian College football team. They turned in their Jerseys and said they were going home. The reason? Homesickness. basketball <*AMP OLD STANCE Nat Holman, reinstated as coachTshows four City College of New York cage, candidates the Holman way to sink set shots. Lett to right are Jack McGuire, Ronald Kowalski, Mervyn Shorr and Herb Jacobsohn. (NEA) Busy Fullmer Keeps Right on Winning NEW YORK (AP) — Gene (Cyclone) Fullmer, unbeaten 23-year-old middleweight from West Jordan, Utah, may not be the best in the business but he's the busiest. Johnson Races Against Time To Ready Kansas City Park By SKIPPER PATRICK KANSAS CITY (AP) — Arnold Johnston today stepped up his giant-sized task of readying a major league baseball club and stadium Cor the new Kansas City Athletics by season opening next April. * . Heavy construction equipment moved into the old Blues stadium to begin a race against time. The 'remodeling is being handled by a company organized specifically to handle this one rush-order job. After beating Peter Mueller, former German champ, in his second main event in eight days at Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway last night, he hurried home lor a tentative Nov. 29 date at Salt Lake City with Govan Small. Teddy Brenner, Parkway matchmaker, said the Cyclone has been signed for six more bouts at Brooklyn on a once - a - month basis through May. He'll be back Dec. 20 to box either Ernie Durando or Trinidad's Hector Constance. Although Fullmer . 155U, won easily on a unanimous decision in 10 rounds last night for his 26th straight, he wasn't satisfied. "Brave and Strong" "I was too wild .with my rights." he said. When he whipped Jackie La Bua a week ago he was disappointed In his combinations. "Fullmer is brave and strong," said the disappointed Mueller. 155',i. "He's a youngster and he'll go very far if he learns to keep his hands up. But I think I should have had a draw. I'll do better next time." Scortichni Wins While Fullmer was preparing for a busy future, Luther Rawlings, loser by ft split decision to Italo Scortichni at St. Nicholas Arena, was ready to appear before his Chicago draft board for his induction physical today. Rawlings had promised to re-reg- Glider for Sale DAYTON, Ohio (at — The Ail- Force experimental glider XG-18 is as big as a house. And that's prob- bly what it will wind up as. It weighs 4'/2 tons, has a 72-foot wing spread and a 39-foot body, comfortably seating 48 fully equipped troops Bpt the Air Force found only a four-engine plane could haul It Into the sky—so it's on the acution block. Enjoy Tastes Mellow as Moonlight "from the life and vigor of the grain Original 1870 formula $7 34 ister for the draft in late September after the records failed to show his name. At 154 li pounds Scortichi had a solid edge on Rawlings, 146, and he used it o advantage. The Italian, returning to action after a five- month layoff, brushed past Rawlings' jabs to pound at the body and flail at the head with long punches. sw. A. woa OUT. »., louiswiu, a... n «oo» Pint niu tut*' Johnson, who only last week acquired the Athletics from the Connie Mack family, yesterday named of the Rasas City Blues since 1SI51 as ft vice president and business manager of the club for three years. "We hope to have our field manager selected by tomorrow," Johnson said. Boudreau Talked Speculation neve is that the skipper will be Lou Boudreau, recently fired as manager of the Boston Red Sox. Johnson would neither confirm nor deny that Boudreau was his man. "Several men are under consideration," Johnson said. "No, Eddie Joost Isn't out of the picture," Joost managed the A's at Philadelphia last season. Johnson also said he is "in a hurry" to select n personnel director, who will have charge of signing players and player shifts, and a farm club director. Joining in a team to enlarge the stadum from 16,000 to 36.000 seal- ig capacity are Del E. Webb, a New York Yankee owner and contractor, and Kansas City contractors Larry Wlnn and Bert Senior. Ticket Sales Planned Carroll announced ticket sales will begin as quickly as a skeleton office force con be set up. Under the setup here the business and personnel departments deals. Roy Mack, executive vice presi- dent and treasurer of the old Philadelphia Athletics will serve as ft vice president of the club, but will not move here, Johnson said. Heads Spring Training John-son said Mack will bo In cliai-BC of the A's swing, training camp and will wind up looseends of the club's affairs In Philadelphia. Connie Mack III also will have n Job with the A's ad will move to Kasns City. Details of the Job were not disclosed. Admitting he didn't have much to offer In the way of "trading bait," Johnson said he hoped tha A's could manage to strengthen tha club, last in 1954, through purchases. Asked If he would like to gel the Yankees' Hank Bauer, a former Blue who lives here, Johnson replied: "I'd say we'd like Bauer; who wouldn't?" 8 Teams Picked For NAIA Meet KANSAS CITY UV-E!ght teams were named today for the annual pre-Christmas basketball tournament sponsored by the National Association of Intercollegiate Ath- lelics on Dec. 16. 17, 18. St. Benedict's, Atchison, Kan., the defending national Intercollegiate champion, which Includes State, Macomb, Tech. Russcllvllle, Ark.: Gustnvus Adplplius, St. Peter, Minn.; East Texas state. Commerce, Tex.; Tennessee AM, Nashville, Term.; Southwest Missouri State, Springfield, Mo., and Rockhurst College, Kansas City. Western Illinois lost to St. Benedict's in the finals last year. KnKt Texas State won the pre- Chrlslmas tournament last year jmd advanced to the quarterfinals bends the list Western Illinois III.; Arkansas of the March fore losing. national meet be- 2 Accept Bid's To Shrine Game SAN FRANCISCO (fi— Quarterback George Shaw of Oregon and halfback Cecil Taylor of Kansas State have accepted Invitations to play for the west In the Shrine annual charity football game hero New Year's Day. Shaw tops the national collegiata statistics in total offense with 1.414 yards and is second to California's Paul Larson in passing yardage, 1,233. Taylor has niched 479 yards, returned 15 punts for 568 and caught 12 passes for 259. The longest punt ever recorded by a University of North Carolina football player came In 1937 when Tom Burnettc boomed a kick 85 yards against New York University. Eead Courier News Classified Adi. Imagine! Instant starts in zero weather! ( New, super-refined gasoline gives you faster, cleaner getaways on frosty mornings! Here's why... 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