The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 3, 1954 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 3, 1954
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS DECEMBER 3, 1954 Chicks Open Basketball Season Tonight W. Memphis Invades For Pair of Games Blytheville's Chickasaws open their 1954-55 basketball season on their home court tonight with the West Memphis Blue Devils furnishing the opposition in a pair of games. World Duck Call Contest Starts Stuttgart Is Host to 12 State Calling Champs in Event STUTTGART. Ark. OTj — Three may be a lot going on in the world tomorrow, but people in this little south Arkansas town will know only that the World Duck Calling Championship is under way. Upwards of 5,000 festival seekers, duck hunters and duck callers are expected to jam this duck capital of the world for the contest that will decide which caller is best in the world at talking to ducks. Slat* Cliamps on Hand State champions from a doani states, spread from California to Illinois, are scheduled to compete. There were 17 entries in the first world championship duck calling contest, the brainchild of three Stuttgart residents In 1936. Firs!, prize was a hunting coat valued at 16.90. Today the contest draws thous- unds. First prize for the world's contest now is $1.000 U. S. Savings Bond, plus a trophy. Sporting goods manufacturers from all over the world pile on other prizes. Entries are judged on three basic cells: The long distance or hail call; The feed or chatter call, mid the lonesome duck or mating call. The judges, who are hidden from the callers, grade the calls on the basia of 100 per cent for perfect. States expected to send their champions include California, Michigan, Oregon, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Illinois. Iowa, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kan- Rams Seeking Removal of Pool LOS ANGELES W—Several key players of the Los Anpcle.s Rams have asked a meeting with Club President Dan Reeves to air grievances against Coach Hampton Pool, the Times said today. The story did not identify the men making the request by name out quoted a "veteran star" as saying: f "If Pool stays there are going to be some very good players who won't be back next year. All we want to do is win the championship, but we've gotten to the point •where we don't think we cnn do it With Hump Pool." The Times account said the pluy The first game Is scheduled tor 7 p.m. It will pit the Chick B team agaiast the Blue Devil reserves. Then at 8:30 the Chicks and the Blue Devils get together in what .should be an early test for the untried Chicks. Coach Jimmy Fisher spent most of this week in looking for a starting combination that will click and he Indicated yesterday that he may rely on the two platoon .system in the early games in an effort to determine who his five regulars will be. He has been working with two different, sets of five all week and reported that he could tell little difference in their performance. I'rnmi.Klng Newcomers During the first two weeks of the Chicks' practice, several promising youngsters have popped up to go with Conch Fisher's five holdovers from last year's squad and Fisher has stated that it "looks like someone Is going to have to hustle If they stay up front," Coach Fisher Is expected to start Freddy Akers and Bobby Jones at the guard. 1 ;, Freddy Hudge a!, pivot iind Danny Cobb mid Charles Abbott at forwards. Akers, Jones and Cobb were members of last year's regular squad and Abbott and Hodge are graduates from last year's B team. Milan, Tciin., Next His .second five will be Jimmy Bratcher and Kenneth Stanley, a pair f B team graduates, at the guards, Danny Eclgincm at pivot and Chuck Langston and Earl Hyde, another B team graduate, as thrl* forwards. • Edgmon and Lungston were .squad members year. The Chicks face rough sledding from the very start. Following tonight's game they hit the road for a swing through West Tcnmi.sKce and a couple of games with perennial West Tennessee powers Milan and HumhoUll. Then the yreturn home fur » couple of games with Manila mid Walnut Ridge before taking time off 'for Christmas. 'Big Name Teams Win In College Cage Play By ORLO ROBERTSON' The Associated Press Names familiar to college basketball fans when tournament picking time rolls around appeared prominently on the winning side of the scores today. There was Western Kentucky, the nation's eighth ranked team last year, champions of the Ohio Valley and fourth in the National Invitation Tournament. Also IQth ranked Oklahoma A&M., kingpin of the Missouri Valley and Niagara's Purple Eagles, third in the NIT. Comiskey Views Kansas City Pork KANSAS CITY t/h—Chuck Comiskey, vice president ol the Chica- White Sox, visited tho American line's newest baseball park hen 1 yesterday iincl was outraged. "What do you mean. Brooklyn?" he stormed when he wiui driven up Brooklyn Avenue to Ihe baseball park nt the Intersection of 22nd si reel. "What kind tif. rity lathers do you have here? Brooklyn is in ihe NiitloMiiI Lenf4uc. And we Anieri- can Learners don't want anything I Paps Triumph Over Armorel Juniors Open Season With 55-30 Victory; B Team Defeated niyllicvillc's PupooM-.s But. their IflS-l-iM luisfcclbnll si'iisim nit lo n llyiiiK .start lust Miiiht ii.s they (iu\vii<;d Uit- Armorcl Junlor.s !>5-:io nl Arniurel. Tin 1 victory uuve tin- Pu]^ mi (•veil break for UK; iilnlH. In ti IIIT- Anmm-l'.v B tell tin: Pup rcsprvi^: by Irani K) c.niuil. In the A name tlir Paps let! all Ihr way and had little Trimble notrhinu Uteiv Uvst. \vui. The I'ap.s t;c back into action next "IT'S I.IK.K TIMS" — Cluck Conch Jimmy Fisher gives his five sUrtcr.s a bit of brlcfiiiK before they tnke the court tonight West Meni|)hls in Blythcvillc Hfeh School's first biisket- biill einne ol the yciir. The probable slnrtcrs tonight arc Heft to riflllJ — Freddie Akers, guard; Cbnrles Abbott, 1'orwnrd; Freddy lloiliic, center; Danny Cobb. lonvard and Bobby Jones, guard. The ^iinie is scheduled for Haley Field yyin at 7 p.m. (Courier News I'hnto) In Southwest Conference— TCU and SMU in Action Tonight; Baylor Wins Dyess tor a pair ol nniiirv. Charley Cimld-r. Willie WHilurd. Kd Mnoiv, Joe Bralcher ami Mill :ir Ihe I'ap- last crs sought n meeting with Reeves | to sURircsL the National I,ea|;ue after Pool "blew up" al n players ' '"' meeting while reviewing the movies of the Rnms' 24-13 detent Sunday at the hands ol the Chlcngo Bears. Early this week Reeves reaffirmed his confidence in Pool and sntd he would conch the Rums in 1S5S. not last world serl< That street's name should be chanced last." Seriously, Comiskey said be wits delighted with baseball interest he j park i ren- vittlon and eularnement is finished. It Was all ripht riding out on found hen, 1 . And he said Ihi would be an excellent one \vhe Frank Kah'iilis howled tin- first H(H) M'res ol the lf)fv!-. r i.'i season In Chicaito on Ocl. 111. One game was a prrlccl :)(«>. ' Tnimim road but. when we turned into Brooklyn Avenue that was loo nmrh." said the grinmni.; White Sox ollleiill. Hy Till: ASSOriATUI) 1'JCUKS Toxiis Christian and Southern Methodist risk records in b;islu i tb;tl! play Friday nighi, following Thursday nielli action Hint saw Baylor shirt Ihe year with a victory and Texas A&M jjol in (ho losers' column. TCU's Hunird Frons, whose. 92--I5 . Bill Dalton built an 1H-1H lead fur victory over Abilene Christian Wed- ! Baylor in the first ten niinutes and ne.sday niuht wa.s the most one- : the subs be^an niinniR In. sideii 'of the season openers, moves! The Hears moved lo Oklahoma City University. Southern Methodist, another easy open- iliK-mnht vicior over Austin College, slays home to lake on Texas j VYeslcyan. I Both BaUor ;uul A.VM 0['ened /their M-IIMHI.S 'niur.-ilay nmhL, Baylor with a ti7-:i'J viuon over Hur- din-.Simmons ami the Awiiies in an Ki)-ii3 loss lo the university of Houston. The AttM deli'iu tunicd out, to be Just, a ease ot too much Uon Boklc- huck. The .seven-tool Houston een- H. L. Dyess Invades Armorel Tonight Eagles Suffer First Loss of Season at Valley View Tuesday DYESS — After dropping a decision to Valley View Tuesday night, Dyess' Eatjles invade Armorel tonight for a pair of games. Coach Torn Parks' Eagles losi their first game of the yea'. 1 Tuesday night as Valley View handed them nn 82-76 detail. The Eagles are the perennial favorites of Mississippi County in the Class B ranks but this year is expected to be one of their tougher Little All-America Choice Finds Small College Football Worthwhile By HAROLD CI.AASSUN NEW YORK (AP) — Is football on the small collcse level uorlhuhile lo llu- iilayers 1 .' You will get a quick, firm "yes" from William (Hill) McKenna of Brandeis, who was named an end on the Associated Press' Little All America team today. Hendrix, Ouachita Game Protested Eaiiles have 15 more games remaining on their 195-1-55 schedule. Following the Armorel tiff,, they go to West RidRe Lo take on Missco h'mh. The remainder of their schedule is IK; follows: Dee. :! Armorel there DIM;. 7 Misvst-o there Dee. 10 Marked Tree here Dec. 1(5 Wilson here Dec. 17 Valley View here Dee. 3! Cherry Valley here .lull. 4 Wilson there .Ian. 7 Missco here Jan. 11 Annorel here Jan. 14 Reiser there Jan. 18 Marked Tree there Jan, 21 Luxom there .Ian. 28 Dell there Feb. 3 Wai-dell, Mo. there Feb. 4 Luxora Here McKenna arrived at the \Vnl- tham, Mass.. college, one of the country's youngest colleges, loin- years ago from Salem. Mass. Unable to make the offense platoon in 1950 and 1951, he was the team's leading scorer in two of his hunt three years. Sharing the 1054 Little All Anu-r ica honors with McKenna are stars from 10 other colleges. The other end is R. C. (Overdrive* Owens of the College of Idaho, the only junior on the first team. The tackles are Joe Veto of Juanita and Larry Pa nulls of Whitworth. Stokeley Fulton, Hiunp- den Sydney's Inspiration, is at center, flanked by guards Robert Pnl terson of Memphis state and Gene \ buuk Nr.l of GuslaviiH Adolphus. . -1.•);»!> Riehard Youn^ of ChatiatujOKa. id ready drafted by the Chiea^o : Cai'dinaJs, holds down the lultbaek : Oten Davis and t .slot with his 200 pounds. John Carroll and i Alvin Deal, quarterback lor a Texas Trinity team (hat has not , i been beaten since 1952, is at quar-; I terbiick with Don Miller, sparkplug : D 1 of bowl-bound Delaware, at one o! the remaining bark fie Id berths. | The fourth goes lo eo ewis o! Lincoln (Mo.) University, the only t repealer from tho 1!>53 leani. Ite-Wrole Hpcord Hooks Lewis, who starred for lour , years nt the Missouri college, vir- i lurtlly rc-wrotc the NCAA record I Houston sluyt'd In control of th bull. tH'ttinfi 93 Hold uual attempts to f>3 for AtViM. The (.'miu.irs jumped ahead 7-0 beh-rr A.VM .-cored. Buylur slaved in com ml throughout its clash with lI;u\im-.Sminions, lending the Cwlx>\> by margins of 1'rom Inui- to 17 point-, all during tin 1 funnr. j Bob Treuuiine's l\\i> lice throws | iiave H-HU a 2-0 lead in ihe uprn-) mds, but ;;oal, by Jerry ioner Gen •otest was made by Hend • Coach Ivan Grove. Grove protest •my with j ,,.f P1 . (H ' Teddy Jours' derision ____, Ayme i^uarcl lnr \\'jniiini; tiiuehdu\vn made by i 1!). Harvey's; Quaehita in the last five seconds oi dicau-d no score, then changed the liim to thcjti lt , j,., im , which was played Nov 24. .-i^nal giving Ouacliitu the winnius homm-e.i ^plu 1 referee, Grove said, first in- points. SAVE on KENMORE Automatic Washers! Only small down payment needed! PHONE 3-8131 SEARS CATAIOQ OFFERS OVER 100,000 GUARANTEED ITEMS AT IOW, LOW PRICES Sears Sales Representative is specializing in the sale of major home appliances. Call him for free estimates and helpful assistance. Let him show you how you can save by shopping Sears low priced Catalog way. 217 W. Main Blytheville SMU and Irish Clash Tomorrow Mustangs Riddled By Injuries on Eve Of Big Contest DALLAS Ml — Southern Methodist's Mustangs — loaded with injuries and memories of past meetings with Notre Dame — were a crippled but confident football team as they .finished preparations for tomorrow's game with the Irish. The Mustangs, second-place finishers in this year's Southwest Conference race, meet the perennial kings of the nation's independents tomorrow in what local fans are beginning; to regard as almost another Cotton Bowl game. Big Crowd Expected It's one of three contests that always pack the 75,000-seat stadium. Others are the Texas-Oklahoma rivalry and the Jan. 1 Cotton Bowl classic. It's also the season's last major game in the Southwest. SMU will enter the game minus two of its top four backs, quarterback Duane Nntt and halfback Don Mcilhenny. Nntt, senior leader in passing, punting and ball-carrying for the Mustangs, went out of the Texas Christian clash last week with a broken collar bone. Mcilhenny was one of the better runners and defensive men when a kidney injury took him out a month ago. Morale High But while the team has had its physical troubles, morale has been a high spot. The Mustangs remember well the 40-14 humiliation they suffered n t the hands of Notre Dame last year before a national television audience. This year, with the game again the TV contest of the week, they'd like to even it up. College Basketball Results South Carolina 74, Georgia 54 Wake Forest 99, Belmont Temi C8 Western Ky 90, Gustnvus Adel- 1'hus 19 Illinois 88. Butler 34 De Piuil 98, Kalamazoo « Oklahoma A&M 81, Howard Payne 44 Tulsa 69, Creighton 54 Southwestern Kan 83. Northwestern Okla 67 Tarkie 81, Peru Neb 73 Fort Hays Kan State 88, Southwestern Okla 71 Baylor 67. Hardin-Simmons 63 Houston 85, Texas A&M 63 Sunny Brook Vour tvill enjoy I.lic whiske thai* Raymond Zachry Insurance Agency US N. L'nd I'll. .'I-SS15 'Horn* OHi (e: Chicog, CATALOG SALES OFFICE MR. nOXIK'M. KRAYSKIl Sears Sales Ucprcsenlalive your PEACE of MIND is our business The answer to tho problem of holiday giving Is as plain as the smile on tho's face — no's just received a bottlo of cheerful Old Sunny Brook whiskey. Look at that Sunny Brook s 85 J 05 <55 4/5qt.JPt. I !ipt. K KNTUCKV • TftAID HT MO UK EON WM I • K « V 4 85 )05 455 4/5qt.JPt. I ':p(. 36 PROOf. KENTUCKY BlENDED WHISKEY CONTAINS' 65% GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS THE OLD SUNNY BROOK COMPANY, LOU1SVULE, KENTUCKY t Alongside them were such annually potent powers as Illinois and DePauI.. All Won With Ease All won with comparative ense. Western Kentucky downed Gustavus Adolphus 90-79. Oklahoma Ag- gies turned back Howard Payne 81-44 .Niagara had noMrouble with Buffalo S.tate, 81-60. DePaul romped over Kalamazoo 98-46 and Illinois did the same against Butler, 8-34. For Western Kentucky it was the hilltoppers' 62nd consecutive home court victory. Joining the name teams in the victory column Thursday night were such title contenders as Baylor, South Carolina, Wake Forest, Tulsa, Houston and Arizona. Baylor Barely Wins Baylor had the closest call, just managing to edge Hardin Simmons 67-63. Seven-foot Don Boldebuck tallied 24 points in leading Houston to a 85-63 triumph over the Texas Aggies. South Carolina brushed aside Georgia 74-54. After a wobbly first half Tulsa. beat Creighton, 69-54. Wake Forest had no trouble with Belmont College of Nashville, Tenn., 96-68. Arizona moved past Arizona State of Flagstaff 68-58. Harrison High Opens Season Saturday Night Harrison High School's Dragon* open their 1954-55 basketball season tomorrow night with the Wilson Trade School furnishing the opposition. The first game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Dragon Coach Ira Young said that* both his boys and girls teams have shown improvement over last year and that he is expecting a banner season this year. ALL THIS FOR ONLY • Automatic "Victfola" 45 phonograph wilh famous "Golden Ihioal" tone • 12 selected classics in "digest form" on 10 RCA Victor "45 Extended Play" High Fidelity recotds • 42-page musical enjoyment guide- the slory behind the music RCA VICTOR LISTENER'S DIGEST For little more than ihe price of the phonograph alone you get this big-value 3-in-l package! Learn the classics the easy way! See and hear the new RCA Victor Listener's Digest here today. It's one of the finest values everotfered! ELECTRONIC LABS "We Semce Fveryth/ng We Sell" 2008 W. .Main—Phone .1-3467 111 W. Walnut — Phone 3-3531

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