The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 5, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 5, 1955
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTEEN Tech Regents Meet Today Griffin's Plan to Keep Athletes Segregated Seen Turned Down ATLANTA (AP) — The Board of Regents met today to act on Gov. Marvin Griffin's request that athletic teams of the university system of Georgia be prohibited from playing opponents who do not maintain segregation. . Robert 0. Arnold, chairman, indicated last night the 15-memter board might turn down the governor's suggestion. The proposal already has caused a storm of controversy and rioting by Georgia Tech students. They feared their team might not be permitted to play Pittsburgh in (he Sugar Bowl at New Orleans Jan. 2. Pitt has a Negro on the squad. Approval of Griffin's request might also damage the status of Tech and the University of Georgia as national footbai; powers. And it could upset Tech's 1955-56 basketball schedule. Arnold,'who has declared himself against the athletic policy suggested by Griffin, said: "I've talked to a good many Big Four Setting Pace in College Basketball Circles By ED WILKS The Associated Press The collegians hop off on their first six-day week of the basketball season tonight with NCAA champion San Francisco, Kentucky, Iowa and North Carolina State already setting the pace and a surprising number of past giants seemingly headed for long, cold winters. Duquesne, the NIT champ makes Us bid to Join the front-runners this week, opening against Carnegie Tech tonight and then joining Pitt, Geneva and Westminster (Pa.) in the Steel Bowl Tournament nt Pittsburgh Friday. The big question for Coach Dudey Moore's club is whether Jumpin' Si Green can carry a double load now that All America Dick Ricketts has graduated. San Francisco still has its All America, big Bill Russell, and as expected the Dons have had no trouble with (heir first two foes. They've whipped little Chico State 70-39 and big-time Southern California 58-42 for 28 straight victories. Wildcats Pressed Col. Adolph Rupp's Kentuckians were pressed a bit, but kept control to win thei? Saturday debut against Louisiana State 62-52. Iowa, again the team to beat in the Big Ten, also was up to snuff In . defeating Nebraska 60-51. North Carolina State, meanwhile, has waltzed through two games, running its winning string to 14 games by beating Perm State 78-42 Saturday. None of the four were extended In getting the 1955-56 schedule under way. But others of last year's top teams have discovered this is another season. LaSalle and new Coach Jim Polland got the news Saturday from Muhlenberg 69-58. Arkansas hasn't won yet, losing first to Southeastern Oklahoma, then to Tulsa 53-45 Saturday. Texas Christian, even with high-scoring Dick O'Neal 'netting 67 points, is only 1-1 for two games, losing to Texas Tech 16-64 Saturday. UCLA had two cracks at Brigham Young, and missed on both, losing 75-58 and 67-65. The week doesn't hold much of a threat for the Big Four, but it may bring the over-all picture into sharper focus. Temple Get Test San Francisco has just one game, against San Francisco State tomorrow; Kentucky puts the tesl to Temple, marked a comer in the East, Saturday; Iowa meets Southern Metjiodkt Friday; and North Carolina State plays Wake Forest In an Atlantic Coast Conference game tomorrow and Eastern Kentucky. .Saturday. Unbeaten SMU may have the toughest road, moving on to Minnesota and Wisconsin after invad Ing Iowa. LaCalle and TCU get a chance to revise their prospects. The Explorers meet Albright tomorrow and Saturday play Niagara, which dumped Fordham 72-70 Saturday on Tom Hemans' 40 points. TCU plays Oklahoma City tonight, then moves on to the weekend Birmingham (Ala.) Classic with Alabama rated right behind Kentucky In the Southeastern Conference, Houston and Valparaiso (Ind.). Joe Louis Will Claim Third Bride on Christmas Day BUFFALO, N. Y. W> — Former heavyweight champion Joe Louis and Rose Morgan, New York cosmetics manufacturer and beauty shop operator, will be married in New York Christmas Day. Louis, 41, and his fiancee, 42, announced their engagement here last night. "We're both very happy," said Joe. The Brown Bomber said he proposed to her just before she flew back to New York from a weekend visit with him. Louis is here for the Paul Andrews-Bob Satterfield heavyweight bout Tuesday. He has been supervising Andrews' training. The ex-champion said he met his fiancee last summer at the opening of a Las Vegas night club in which he has an interest. Like Louis, she is a, Negro. Louis was married twice and twice divorced from the former Marva Trotter. They have a daughter, 12, and a son, 8. The bride-to-be was married once and divorced. board members and I'm very lopeful the whole Issue will be resolved and the situation will quiet down to normal." Nothinr to Add Griffin himself said that "the matter is now squarely up to the Board of Regents and rests solely in their hands. I have nothing to add to my communication to the chairman. I stand on that." Former Gov. Herman E. Tal madge, an outspoken proponent o: segregation, declined comment "That's his (Griffin's) business and I never mess with another man's business," he said. Tech students rioted through downtown Atlanta early Saturday stormed the state capital, burned effigies of Griffin and paraded to the governor's mansion. Saturday night students at Mer :er University in Macon, Ga., dem onstrated and hanged the governor in effigy. Early yesterday an effigy Griffin was iound hanging from a tree near the faculty club on the University of Oregon campus a Eugene, Ore. At Baton Rouge. La., the Southern Gentlemen's organization, a secret prosegregation society, urged Gov. Robert Kennon and Sugar .Bowl officials to prevent race mixing in the sports classic. Student Apologizes George Harris, 21-year-old president of the Georgia Tech student body, apologized to Pittsburgh for what he termed Grlfln's "unwarranted action" and said, "We are looking forward to seeing your entire team and student body at the Sugar Bowl." At Pittsburgh, Bobby Grier, Negro reserve fullback, said, "I'm just sorry the whole thing came up." "I never ran into this kind of thing before, either at home or on the team," said the senior, a 22- year-old business administration student. "I'm awfully sorry it has happened." Pitt tacBe Jim McCusker snapped: . "The whole team's mad. Nobody's going to have trouble getting us up for this game." TrW BRANDS lOkm Yw. Bif LUMBER ,$*:<?— _, . ,-^ FOROYCE c| Girl Brings Home Bacon, But Band Brings in Ducks STUTTGART, Ark. OP)—The 20th annual World Duck Calling Contest will be remembered for two reasons: A 17-year-old girl won most of the titles and a college band "brought in" the ducks. Pat Peacock, 17, whose mother and stepfather are former duck calling champs, won the world, women's and Arkansas state titles. She was awarded $1,200 in savings bonds. Pat's mother, Mrs. Chick Major, finished second In the women's world division and her sister, 9- year-old Brenda Major, was the junior champ. Chick Major captured the 1945 world championship and Mrs. Major had won the women's world title in 1950. It was Pat's fifth straight triumph in the women's division. Art Beachamp of Flint, Mich., 1954 world champion, won the "champion of Champions" title in competition with other former world and regional champs. However, there were no contestants on the rostrum when a flight of ducks appeared over the heads of the crowd of 5,000 assembled on Main Street here. The" Arkansas State Teachers College band was entertaining during intermission. Then You'll ow It's Dry and Well anufactured That's because the SP1B Grade-Mark can only be used on . lumber that has been dried ond seasoned according to official Grading Rules. And because the name FORDYCE, stamped on lumber, is a pledge to you that this old, established company ilandi squarely behind its quality. Remember, too, thai FHA ond VA insured loan construction requires Grade-Marked lumber. Your Dealer Con Supply You LUMBER COMPANY FORDYCE. ARKANSAS TRADE WINDS Austin Laramie, San Jose State tackle, was selected to the Syracuse Harald All-New York State prep team for two years while attending Witesboro High. As Expected Lane Swings First Deal; Gets Kinder CHICAGO (AP) — As expected, General Manager Fran Lane of the St. Louis Cardinals swung the first player de; of the major league meetings, purchasing veteran relief pitch er Ellis Kinder yesterday from the Boston Red Sox for " trifle over the $10,000 waiver price." The element of surprise, however, sprang from the admission of the former Chicago White Sox trading whiz that he had to go back; to his old stand to finally consummate his first transaction as a Nattotial Leaguer. No Results 'I've talked with every club In our league," Lane explained his reason for falling back on his American League buddies, "and absolutely nothing has come of all the talks. We have another discussion scheduled with Roy Hamey and Mayo Smith of the Phillies later today and I hope we can come to some agreement but I'm not optimistic." The Cards and Phils have had several sessions concerning players of important stature but have refused to reveal the players' identity. It is reported the Cards have offered second base star Red Sohoendienst and several other players to the Phils for outfielder Del Ennis and first baseman- catcher Stan Lopata. Happy to Get Kinder Lane expressed happiness over the acquisition of the 41-year-old Kinder, who spent 10 years in the American League, the last seven at Boston. Used strictly as a : liefer last season, he appeared 43 games and did well until September, then joped out. He wound up with a 5-5 record. "I know Kinder will be 42 next July," said Lane, "but I'd take him if he was going on 82. All I know is the White Sox were after him and are disappointed in not getting him." Ed Brown Comes of Age CHICAGO f/B — Last year Eddie Brown of the Chicago Bears threw only n passes as' a pro footbai: freshman. He completed 10 for 283 yards against the Detroit Lions, Brown helped the Bears make il six straight by completing 15 of 18 passes for 221 yards, an average of 14.73 per completion. 12 Games Left For Luxora LUXORA—The basketball Pan thers of Luxora High play Dell her Tuesday night. Excluding the invitational tourna ment at Missco, the Panthers ha\ 12 more games to play. SENIOR SCHEDULE Dec. 6—Dell—Here 9—Osceoia—There 12-17—Invitational—Missco 20—Armorel—Here Jan. 3—posnell—Here 6—Wilson—There 10—Dyess—Here 13—Morris Chapel—There Tenn. 14—Adamsville, Tenn.—There 17—Armorel—There 20—Missco—Here 27—Dell—There 31—Dyess—There Feb. 3—Reiser—There 10—Osceoia—Here JUNIOR SCHEDULE Dec. 5-10—Invitational—Shawnee 9—Osceoia—There 15—Wilson—There ID—Missco—Here Jan. 2—Gosnelll—There 5—Armorel.—Here 9—Dell—There 12—Wilson—Here 16—Shawnee—Here 19—Keiser—There 23—Reiser—Here Feb. 1Q—Osceoia—Here Isceola Opens lage Season omorrow Night OSCEOLA—Osceoia High School's asketball squad, under the aegis Coach Austin Banner, launches s 1955-56 season \vilh a Tuesday [ght game at BurdeUe. 17 E"mes •e : set, including 8 home games. Although the starling lineup has ot been named, the five returning ttcrmen will not doubt see much [ : the action. 15 men have reported j ir tryouts. The juniors will play prior to the eniors in each encounter . THE SCHEDULE 6—Buvdette—There D—Luxora—Here 13—Manila—Here IS—Dell—Here 3—Burdette—Here 6—Greenbriar—There 9—Manila—There 10—Wilson—Here 13—West Memphis—Here 17—Marion—There 24—Lepanto—There 27—Wilson—There 2"—Missco—Here 3—West Memphis—There 7—Lepanto—There 10—Luxora—There 14—Dyess—Here Boko Hopes Sugar Ray HIT ry for Quick Blitz CHICAGO (AP) — Middleweight champion Bpbo Olson, who has sampled Sugar Ray Robinson's punches twice" before, thinks he can handle any blitz tactics the former king might try in seeking an early KO victory in their title scrap Friday night. ''I was a green kid and Robinson was a great tighter back in 1950 when he got me in the 12th round," said Olson as he entered the final week of drills for defense Feb. Ward Leads .eachville To Fifth Win LEACHVILLE — Leachville's big enter, Ward, got hot In the second half for 18 points to lead the Lions ut of the wilderness to a tight 605 basketball victory over the Bragg City Indians here Saturday night. Leachville also won the B pre- iminary game 41-18. Bragg City put the pressure on all the way and led at the end of :ach stanza except the last. Leachville, on the great last half play of Ward, who scored most of lis 26 points for the night in the Inal quarter, had to come from a sO-44 deficit at the end of the third period. Ward's 26 was high for the game Bragg City, led by Howren witr 21 points, held a first quarter lead of 18-8 and a halttime mark, mar- jin of 31-23, as the Lions got of! ' ;o a slow start. Durham with 17 points was high for the Leachville B team with Walker leading Bragg City B's with seven. Pos. Bragg City F Sales 13 . F Frets 8 C Howren 21 G Stewart G ..... Keister 13 Substitutes: Leachville—Bailey 2; B. City—Walker. Just Plain Joe .,._... IN IT—Bobo Olson lifts the end of a bed with his teeth in his hotel room in Chicago, where he is preparing for the defense of the middleweight championship against Sugar Ray Robinson, Dec. 9. Lifting heavy objects in, this manner strengthens neck muscles. of his crown in Chicago Stadium. "But even then my style hot- ered him for 10 rounds. And when we met two years later I really gave him trouble before he took a split 15-round decision. We both know each others styles and what to expect in this third fight. Hopes for Fast Start "I look for Ray to try to knock me out early. Although reports are that he is in wonderful condition,, the man still is 35 and must realize that he can't stand up under the pressure I'll give him through Ifi rounds. "I only hope that he U'ies to blitz me from the start. If he comes in to me, that will suit ma fine. I know I'll go after him." Olson shrugs off his third-round knockout by light heavyweight champion Archie Moore in lafifc June's title bout as "a thing of the past—and something I'd just as soon forget." "I was just wrong to think I could hold my own with a good big man," he said. "I was lucky I couldn't get up after he floored me. That way I didn't get hurt." Jockey Hartock Gets Gold Trophy And Suspension MIAMI, Pla. HI — Jockey Willie Hartacfc, new darling of the racing- world with 400 winners this year, was a confused and downcast young man today. Hartack emerged from Saturday's activity at Tropical Park with a gold trophy half as tall as he is, signifying his brilliant riding achievement, but he also faced i 10-day suspension. Minutes before Hartack won the eighth race on Athena for his 400th victory, Tropical Park stewards announced he would be suspended, effective tomorrow, for allowing his mount to drift out in the sixth race Friday. teachville B. D. Carter 8 Atkieson 6 .,.. Ward 26 Thweatt 18 ... Thomas LARAMIE, Wyo. tfl — Joe Mastrogiovanni, who ended a brilliant itball career at the University of Wyoming this fall, is a man of many nicknames. To sportswriters and campus friends he's known as: Cowboy Joe, Mr. Alphabet, the Platbush Fireplug, the Brooklyn Block, Joe the Toe, Mr. M., the Cowboy from Brooklyn, Maestro, The Toe, and 'Just Plain Joe." HUM'S SCHOOL OF DANCING /nv/'tes You to Attend OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, Dec. 7 - 9:00 p.m. BLYTHEVILLE STUDIO ALL AIR FORCE PERSONNEL WELCOME Special — During the Holiday Season! Dancing Lessons FOX TROT — WALTZ — JITTERBUG RUMBA — TANGO — SAMBA — MAMBO JO BAY TAP & BALLET Owned & Operated by Roy E. Halsell STUDIOS IN BLYTHEVILLE AND CARUTHERSVILLE, MO. 209 \<, W. Main in Blythevillc — Phone 3-6391 Studio in Carulhcrsville Over Famous Store on Main St. Gals Bowl in Miami MIAMI, Fla. W—The 39th, annual Woman's International Bowling Congress Tournament will open April 19, 1956 in Miami. Spare The Grease And Spoil The Car" P"Tular lubrication of your car prevents, squeaks, rattles and abnormal wear on vital moving parts. Cars that are not lubricated regularly and prftperly have costly repair-bills —repair bills that are entirely unnecessary. Regular visits to our lubrication department will save you money and increase your driving comfort. Let us perform Preventive Maintenance on your car or truck regularly _ You'll be glad you did! Phillips Motor Co. 300 Broadway Ph. 3-4453 NO EXTRA M "'" CHARGE FOR ,V ""!_ DECANTER $1""" '28 4/5 «t, IMlis state Ux GOLD FILIGREE GIFT DECANTER I What a gift-full 6 years old-mellow as moonlight-the smoothest, drinkingest boutbon you've ever tasted! And that decanter... handsome I It looks as rich as the taste of Cascade! CASCADE ICO. A. DICKE1DISI. CO.. UUISVIUE, 0, 86 PRODI lYEAR * OlD KENTUCKY STRAIGHT iOURSON

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