The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 26, 1955 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 26, 1955
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 195S BLTTHEVTLLE (AWt.) COURIER NEWB PACE FIVB Bowl Bids Up for Grabs Today BETWEEN VOU N ME Behind Al Weill's fussin' and feudin' with Jim Morris: Mr. IBC's refusal to provide enough work for ihe other pugs in Weill's stable hit The Vesi where it hurt the most — in his coin pocket . . . promising Red Martinez fie* the Weill coop lo becom a plumber and light-navy Jor Gannon became a cop again . . . Von can expect WHlie Mays to spend the winter in exile from New York . . . the Giants don't want him around Harlem influ- The Philadelphia Eagles and other pro teams looking lo bolster their ground attacks by drafting fullback Bob Davenport of UCLA ihouifi be forewarned — a great player six days a week, not much on Sundays ... the bucking Bruin objects to playing on the S.vbbath and probably will forego the National Football League for Canada . . . Willie Paslrano's the spitting: image of a big Willie Pep all right . . . spat out a fine spray four or five times during his Madison Square Garden dance recital . . . Bob Oavcnport Didn't the conference the Yankees and Ford Frick had with the Stale Department before the trip to the Orient deal with American- Japanese relations to the extent, that the Bombers are signing on a couple of Nipponese players? . . . isn't the player they fancy southpaw Shoichi Kaneda, who performed the honored ritual of fanning Mickey Mantle three straight times? . . . Don't take idly the reports of Andy Carey's newly found power In the land of lotus . . . after his dismal '55 season, Carey abandoned his choke grip to swing from the nee! of the bat ... Best half-time show in pro football is staged by the enthusiastic Baltimore Colts . . . whose 45-piece band is a voluntary group headed by Bob Cissin and playing rented instruments . . . whose dance ensemble is an amateur array of secretaries, et al, welded Rockette style by choreographer Mrs. Bob Cissin . . . The individual routines are planned in July ... , Theory on the slow start of the now steam-rolling: Bears — George Halas spent so much time during the exhibition campaign playing men h« wanted to trade that his club wasn't ready for the season's start . . . Minneapolis Lakers wouldn't be so amazed that Slater Martin could report two hours before the start of a pro basketball season in St. Louis and play a grueling 38 minutes, if they knew how he spent the summer . . . sparring in a Houston gymnasium against the likes of Paul Jorgeson, a middleweight with more than 20 pro bouts under his belt . . . Incidentally, the Southwest buzz is that Martin will take over the basketball reins, at alma mater Texas next year . . . Gussle Busch's suit to cancel a 515,000 purchase of show horses from Liz Whieney's Llangollen Farm was settled out of court . . . but not until the baronial brewer of the SI. Louis Cards dished out 50,COT In expenses to vindicate his horse judgment . . . There's a reason Otto Graham applied the crying towel to his Brown mates after he was belted by onrushing Philly Eagle linemen in their second meeting of the season ... the first time the teams met, Otto yowled at the Eagles for playing hop-scotch on his princely frame . . . and was promptly told to shut up. or else ... so Graham figurted it was easier to eat out his mates — they couldn't strike back. Trainer Angelo Dundee's whispered aside on Basilio-DcMarco: "Basilio in 8 ... he took too much out of him last time." . . . Between you'n'me, if there's still doubt pro football is here to stay, listen to college coaches, whose favorite yardstick of a player's ability Is whether or not he'd make it with the pros . . . Lausse Wants Bobo in Title Fight Alter Win By JACK HAND NEW YORK.(AP),— Eduardo Lausse wants Bobo Olson. Gene Fullmer wants Lausse again. And the fans want to see more of both middleweights. That's the situation alter last night's 10-round match at Madison Squa:-2 Garden in which Lausse won a unanimous decision over the "Cyclone" from West Jordan, Utah. Referee Mark Conn and Judge Joe Angello scored it 7-3 and Judge Bert Grant 6-3-1, all for Lausse. The AP ringside card also had it 7-3 for the scowling South American who now has won 30 straight. Follmer neutralized Lausse's left hook in the early stages by scuttling in and out of a shell defense with crisp counter punches. He kept moving to ' left in clockwise fashion, away from the hook that has helped Lausse knock out 48 men while compiling a 60-6-2 record. When Lausse switched from left hook to right hand he began to penetrate Fullmer's defense. It was a long right to the head that first hurt Fullmer in the fourth. Fullmer had been out front, winning two of the first three on all cards and shaking up Lausse with a right to the wlskcrs in the third. Fullmer won the fifth in which Lausse suffered a cut over his right eye but on this scorecard he won the rest of the scrap. The 28-year- old slugger from Buenos Aires handed out the heavier punishment as they matched punches in many toe-to-toe flurries. In the eighth round, Lausse. 159'2. dropped Fullmer, 156 3 4, with a left hook. Although the knockdown counter counted as high as "four," Referee Conn ruled knockdown. Later he said it was "n stumble, half off balance. Most ringsiders thought it was a legitimate knockdown. "I like to fight, Olson." said Lausse through an interpreter TCU Can Slip SW Crown from Aggies By Topping SAAU FORT WORTH. Tex. (/Pi-Texas Christian's Horned Frogs play Southern Methodist today with two things In mind: win the Southwest Conference football championship and find out who they're going to meet in the Cotton Bowl. The firs Ihing is to beat SMU and [ sew up their first title in four years. They face an SMU outfit that wants j to v. in as much as they do as a sal- players on the doubtful list. A crowd of 34,000 is expected for the 2 p.m. (CST) kickoff. Arkansas Quail Season Opens Final Standings In SeMo Loons; Tigers Third CARUTHEESVILLE — The Ca- ruthersvllle Tigers finished in third place in the Big Eight Conference, behind Sikeston and Charleston. Here are final standings for the Big Eight and Little Six conferences of Missouri: BIG EIGHT "He conies in. I know I beat him. Fullmer strong boy. Takes good punch. I knock him down clean. I see his eyes cross when I hit him." raging act ot the closing season, i LITTLE ROCK Iff! — Arkansas' Tf>e Miiotanss hi-.Ve a record of four: qu .,j| hunting season opens Thurs- ictories In nine games when they I c i ny> u, e prospects for the best hunt were supposed to be one of the contenders for the championship. The Cotton Bowl opponent may ba known before the game is over. Indications are that it will be Navy, if the Middies beat Army today. Felix R. McKnlght, Cotton Bowl president, is in Philadelphia where the Army-Navy game is being played. '. The Progs find today's game a chamiponship affair as the result of the 21-6 upset Texas pulled over Texas A & M Thursday. Texas Christian can take the title undisputed by decisionlng SMU or tie for it with A & M by playing the Mustangs to a. deadlock. A loss would hand the championship to A & M. Swink Nereis 151 While SMU's record is lusterless it still Is the top defensive team of the conference and thai sets up a tough afternoon for Jim Swink, TCU's great runner, who needs 151 yards to set > new league rushing record. It's a case of the best defense meeting the lop offense. Texas Christian leads the league with 360.4 yards per game, which is 155.8 more lh»n the Methodists have allowed. SMU comes up to the final in what Its coach, Woody Woodard, describes as its worst physical condition of the season with two regulars — gunrd Don Ooss and halfback John Marshall — definitely out oi the g»me and several other in several years. The state Game and Fish Commission 'reports that spot surveys indicate the highest quail population in Arkansas for the past four years. The daily bag limit is eight and the possession limit the same. The season closes Jan. 31. W L T PF PA Sikeston 7 0 0 180 33 Charleston 6 1 0 157 75 Caruthersville ... 4 3 0 138 95 Poplar Bluff 430 93 70 Cairo 3 3 0 183 125 Kennett 2 5 0 75 218 Cape Qlrardeau .160 54 160 Jackson 060 38 149 All Games W L T PF PA Sikeston 10 0 0 268 45 Charleston 7 2 1 218 95 Caruthersville ... 7 3 0 219 116 Poplar Bluff .... 6 3 0 144 75 Carlo 6 3 1 310 160 Kennetl 5 5 0 123 247 ] Cape Girardeau .360 86 167 Jackson .. . 1 9 0 76 344 LITTLE SIX Conference Games W L T PF PA Chaffee 4 0 1 120 40 IPortageville 4. 0 1 154 52 I Haytl 3 2 0 87 45 ' Maiden 2 3 0 78 124 Dexter 1 4 0 51 104 East Prairie 050 18 143 All Games W L T PF PAJ Portageville 6 3 1 209 153 | Chaffee 4 2 2 144 1071 Hayti 3 5 1 118 ll&\ Maiden 2 6 0 96 175 Dexter 2 7 0 125 187 East Prairie .... 1 8 0 36 230 YankeesWorried OnlyAboufBosox, Senator Trade NEW YORK m — Are the New York Yankees worried about, the trade that sent Larry Doby to the Chicago Wliite Sox and Chico Car- rasquel and Jim Busby to the Cleveland Indians? Not in the least, said Yank General Manager George Weiss, who returned from the Orient today. What does have the boss of the American League pennant winner worried, though, is the deal <n which the Boston Ked Sox acquired Bob Porterfield and Mickey Vernon from the Washington Senators for a flock of rookies. Boston Gained "Right now, I must say that Boston got all the better of the deal if Vernon and Porterfield don't go into a complete collapse. Of course, there are 'ifs.' Vernon Is 38 years old and Porterfield is a little bit on the other side. "But if Vernn comes up with anther good year, and Porterfield returns to his form of a couple of seasons ago, Boston will be dan- gerus—right in there with Cleveand which also has a few problems. The Red Sox got a fine hitter and a real good pitcher and they didn't give up anyone who was go- Ing to be much help next year." Luxora Boys Top Turrell Easily, 72-51 Luxora senior boys, led by Bill Looney with 39 points eased by Turrell 72-51 Thursday night but the Turrell senior girls were too much for the Luxorans 42-38. The boys' game was close only at, the half .\vith Luxora leading 29-23. Tlie Panthers poured on the coal in the third period however with 22 points to pull away from Turrell. Gill with 17 points was high for TurreLI. Barron had] 15 and Carr 14 to lead the Luxora girls' scoring in the close game. The game was tied 1919 at the half. Carr had 17 for the winners. Boys Game Luxora Looney. 39 Towles, 4 Chrisco, 8 Hudgins, 11 Clark, 6 Substitutes: PUS. F F C G G Turrtll: Proctman, 6 White. 9 Warren, 5 Jones, 6 „ Luxora — Stages,, Anders 2, Manuel 2. Oakley; Tur-i rell — McLillard, Holt, 8, White,' Higgins, George. Fights Last Night Py THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York Madison Square Garden —Eduardo Lausse, 159!i, Buenos Aires, outpointed Gene Fullmer, I56?i, West Jordan. Utah, 10. Philadelphia—Garnett Sugar Hart, 145!-. Philadelphia, stopped .Roosevelt Coward, 152',£, Philadelphia 2. Army-Navy Tilt Takes Spotlight In 'Big' Games By ED WILKS The Associated freti Navy and Army, kings for a day at least, took the spotlight in the "Big" game of the season today while Oklahoma and a half dozen or so other teams settled such "minor" matters as the national championship, conference titles and bowl berths in college football's last big scene of the year. Cloudy skies—but no rain , or snow—and a Navy victory were expected at Philadelphia In the 56th clash between the service academies. The bowl business played a part in this one, too. with Navy expected to get a Cotton Bowl bid with a victory. It figured to be a match between two quarterbacks — Navy's much' heralded George Welsh and Army's much-scoffed Don Holleder, who's a first classman at West Point but only a plebe at quarter, having been shifted from end. Two Chancet If the Middies are beaten, or decline an invitation, the Cotton Bowl berth opposite Texas Christian will b« filled by either Mississippi, Georgia Tech, Auburn or Vanderbilt—all scrapping for the Southeastern Conference crown, or a share of it, in regular season windups today. All four also were listed as possible sugar Bowl foes for Pitt, should any or all miss out on the Cotton Bowl berth. So with bowl selectors and scouts from idle Pitt in the stands, Mississippi played Mississippi State Tech met Georgia, Auburn wheeled against wlnless Alabama and Vandy made its bid against Tennessee 01' Miss is the defending champ and could win again with a victory. Last season Mississippi usec the crown for a Sugar Bowl paw, but lost to Navy 21-0. Oklahoma, meanwhile, meant to make cross-state rival Oklahoma A4iM its 29th straight victim, aim' ing for a convincing victory thai could bring the Sooners their sec ond national championship in five years. The title, signified by the O'Donnell trophy, Is determined by next week's final Associated Prei poll. Two,Major Unbeaten Teams The Sooners already have their 10. i straight big 7 title in the bag along with an Orange Bowl date against Maryland, The Terps, No 3 in the nation, have completed their season and rank with Oklahoma as the only major unbeaten-untied teams left. . The Rose Bowl foes, UCLA and Michigan State, also have completed their seasons. TOT had the Southwest Conference title to win in a regular-season closer with Southern Methodist. The Horned Frogs secured the Cotton Bowl trip last week. Notre Dame. No. 5 but not interested in bowls, was on the Pacific Coast for another of its intersectional meetings with Southern California. The Border Conference also had a championship to decide. First hlace Arizona State (Tempe) played Arizona while runnerup Texas Tech met Hardin-slmmons. West Virginia Wins Other major games included Boston College-Holy Cross, Baylor- Irice. T u 1 a n e-Louialana state. Clemson-Purman, Florlda.Mlami (Fla), South Carolina - Virginia, Brigham Young-New Mexico anc Colorado-Colorado A&M. Tomorrow, It's Vlllinva at Dayton. West Virginia, a bowl hopeful until dumped by Pitt and Syracuse, got the final big weekend rolling last night. The Mountaineers uncorked three second half touch down, drives to beat North Carolina State 27-7. Halfback Joe Marconia scored two TDa in the final quarter. Mississippi Southern bangec Florida State 21-s, giving up jult 53 rushing yards. Recent History Favors Army By BOB HOOKING PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Underdog Army has recent history on its side today in its 56th football meeting with Navy at Municipal Stadium. Except for 1951 — the year of the cribbing incident at West Point — the Cadets have prevailed in the odd years since 1945. Doc Blanchard scored three touchdowns in Army's convincing 32-13 triumph in '45 to start «the streak. His feat was duplicated by today's Cadet captain, Pat Uebel, in the 20-7 victory of 1953. All-America quarterback Arnie Galiffa and fullback Oil Stephenson pooled tnlcnts lo give Army ita biggest margin of the series, 3J-0, In •49. And In 1947 it w«s a 21-0 romp. Conversely, the even years have been Navy's. The Middies took the plaudits for a supercharged effort after losing the famous' 21-18 decision to the last of the Blanchnrd-Olenn Davis Army t/eams la m«, Bill Hawkins, who had been I gambler and fine split-T technician knocked off his feet four yards from the Army goal as the '46 contest ended, was the chief engineer of the 21-21 tie in '48 listed as » moral victory lor the underdog Middles. Navy scored one of the upsets of the decade by mapping a 28-game Cadet unbeaten streak, 14-2, In 1950 behind the passing and field generalship of Bob (Zug) Zasrtoyw. Zastrow held the academy's season passing honors until thlt year, Oeorge Welsh, has rewritten the mark In his first eight fames. Last yur welih proved a shrewd season. in piloting a 27-20 triumph'consid- ered one of the finest offensive duels in the series. The background of today's game is somewhat similar to that of the 1943 "private" wartime maneuver at West Point. Navy, which won 13-0, entered with only a loss to Notre Dame (33-6) to mar its record. The current Midshipmen delegation has one setback — by Notre Dame — 21-7. In '43 Army had a loss and a tie compared with three losses thli New! Uwd! HOUSING PROBLEM? Right Now, HERE in BLYTHEVILLE You Can Se* Mobile Homes • Low Down Payment • Low Monthly Payment* • Lowest Interest Rates GRASK MOBILC HOMES Of Blytherille, Ark. Hlfhwa; II iMtk FraiKblMd dealer (or «w . 50 NAME BRAND MOIILI HOMIS NEW! USED! COMPLETING THE PICTURE Bears Can Sack Up NFL Western Title **** **** 'Skins Pressing Browns in Eastern By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The old-look Chicago Bears try to move into the Western Conference lead and_the new-look Washington Redskins attempt to close in on the Eastern top spot tomorrow in a pair of headline games in the National Football League. The Bears, looking more and more like the big, bad bruins of old, pitt their six-game winning streak against their cross - town rivals, the Cardinals, who have lost two in a row. Washington, meanwhile, goes for No. 4 in a row, meeting the once- hopeful Pittsburgh Steelers, who have lost four straight. San Francisco is at Baltimore in the .only other contest. Winning Parlay Needed The Bears and the Skins need a wirming parlay to make their points. l£ the Bears can couple an expected victory over the Cnrds with a Philadelphia decision over the Los Angeles Rams, the Bruins may have the Western title pricked away. That would leave the Bears at 7-3 and the runnerup Rams 5-4-1 with two games remaining for both. Washington, looking like a contender for a chancre, could share the Eastern lead with Cleveland— if the New York Giants c<"i keep Babe Back to Hospital TAMPA. Fla. (/Pi—Babe Zaharias is going back to a hospital for observation and probably further treatment for cancer. The queen of golf planned to leave Tampa by plane this afternoon to re-enter John Sealy Hospital at Galveston, Tex. She had left there in September with encouraging reports on her response to treatment for her second cancer attack. Resting at her Tampa home, Mrs. Zaharias continued to show signs of recovery. About two weeks ago. however, "my hip got to hurting real bad," the Babe said. She had X-rays taken here and her physician "didn't like the wa:. they looked." "I guess I'll need some moie treatment, but, they will be able to stop the pain anyway," the Babe saiq in a teelphone conversation. A close friend, golfer Betty Dodd. termed the return to the hospital a "precaut'd'ary measure." Miss Dodd described the situation too alarming." as "nothing Jim Johnson, San Jose State sophomore quarterback from Los Gaios, Calif., is a brother of Marv Johnson, (ormer Los Angeles Ram and Green j Read Bay packer defensive halfback. their new-found oSt'ense on the move against the Browns. Going into the t^mies, Cleveland is 1-2, Washington G-3. ' The Be:irs, rfdiner high on the combinetion of Eddie Brown and Harlon Hill, are 15-point favorites. Eiifiles One-Point Favorite Philadelphia Is a 1-point favorite over tlio Rams, although the Eagles are tied for the Eastern basement with the Cardinals af 3-5-1. Washington is a slight favorite over the Steelers in the game at Pittsburgh. .. Cleveland rules a 4-point favorite over thn Giants, who may have the lung-hobbled Kdclie Price ready for the trame at inn Polo Grounds. Baltimore should have the edge on the 49crs, who have lost three otrniaht. Detroit and Green Bay, idle, got their wock's work done Thanksgiving Day. Courier News Classified Ads. FLASH CAMERAS MOVIE CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film RENT BARNEY'! 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTL Monday, Nov. 28 8:15 p.m. Adults 50c — Children 15c 1-Hr. Time Limit—2 Out of 3 Fails MIDGET Tiny Tim vs. Irish Jackie TAP kA 4Tf"*U I Ab MA S Ln 90 Minute Time Limit — 2 Onl of :l Falls Former Jones & CSiic Garibaldi —Vs.— Danny Dusek & Karl "Killer" Kowalski

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