The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 24, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1947 Bowl Teams Get Holiday Breather Football Fans Hove Choice of 13 Classics On New Year's Day Illinois Wins Seventh Straight To Become National Contender JJLTTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS NEW YOHK. Dec nols, operating without lln famous "whiz Itids," established Itself » . surprise contender f or n,t| 0 n.l basketball honors today «lter breezing to its seventh straight victory w it n : out pressure. The mini, playing a rigorous early season intersectlonal schedule, 24. (UP)—im-| Jent. Michigan Slate, upsets. Illinois did much offensive zinc But the remalndc T 0 ',,"', 1 ;. '^i! ? 01 "'V 2 l °' 4 °'» '"« nr str °h.if of The Rose BOW. placed 6 . 50 0 It was expected the coVcicci inste 4 boards would be disposed of as' fast as the box office could shell them Blue-Gray all-star game at West all-star game at s«n Cisco Jan. i. In addition to Southern California 6 ' '° " '" tlle klyn Rcclmcn made only three scorei Boats during the entire first over defensive vigil a little. St. game — - paced bv Bob. Braiminn, lormer Kentucky star •cored » 64 to 60 triumph over In-1 dlana In a mid-Western thriller at I E»st Lansing. Brnnnum marie 23> points in the mild upset. i At Washington, Santa Clara's! Broncoes from Cnlifornla put on a great last half stand to defeat ' Georgetown. 45 lo 39. Behind nine i points >t tlie halt, Santa Clam be- I R«n hitting from nil corners ami handed Georgetown Us first defeat' after seven victories. Purdue further defeated the Washington Huskies, toppling them f 60 to 50 at Lafnyetle fncl with Dick Axness and Bill Bc'rbcrlim each ! making 12 point* in the victorious' won five in a row before II trip, also was defeated at Davis to Resign Commission; May Become Pro Dec. 2*1 —i UPl moils"""'"* 0|C '" 1 '.?" vls> "'" f "- inlghttcst Voo°"!'i' d ,ea m . 0rwil *'™ry 5 . !o K Jhu. 8t ' 1 , °" lsi<le ""' A ""- v lo ""y. iwsslbly lo neeome the hlghest- snhuled player i,, |},o history of professional footbull Davis. | he Clnremonl, Oul,. cannonbfill", relucliuitly admltle<l he had applied for n resignation from wluil was .supposed to be a etlmc ,,,i[| U ry career, but he reused lo S a v whether |,e wanted lo shelve his commission as a lieutenant i n 0 |.,i,... .„' ,.,„„';„... > A "- A '»"''™ «' Hie \voocd «« other ! » lli the K the si |,, iv-, Although lie dented nt (list Unit ic.-'Jie had submitted an Hpiillciiilon no ; for resignation. Dnvis inter Issued a i iry : formal statement In which he sal. ' .xi'l'nl he had made the move I PAOB ONE JAN CROWD BY Uncle'. Navy U making name for himself out there Coppedge nnd hi* qid friend ana * former Army t oofiaff -' Star Atkt for Jt«J«a M i^oSH^S?^ ^ M <«»- Al Mils lime U f (lip venr I find " ™n.oi; dlf(,,,,u l«r me lo k my n. ml on my „,„* „„„ ,„ „ , nnmial H ( t n cfc 0 | Michigan vs- In the Row Bowl and Penn. State vs SMU in the cotton Dow!, the g.-ime. , .e.s were lexas vs. Alabama In the Sue-ir Bowl at New Orleans. S Kansas vs. Georgia Tech in [lie Orange Bowl at Miami Texas Tech vs. Miami o In the Sun Bowl at El Paso Tex" tor^Brllf ?' , Mar - vla '« 1 '«' the 'Gato. Bowl at Jacksonville Pla th^n^"^' V 1' Texas Cl.ristlan in cn^ f°. Wi at Alcl »l">ls. Tcnn. in^ i ,° f thC P ' lcif!c vs Wichita wir a ' S1 " Bo;vl at F '-«»°. Cal. . NVillian, and Mary vs. Ark,-,,,,.,.,, ^tlie Dixie Bowl at Birmln | .h am , Norll. Texas state Teachers ",' C SCCQ ' ld lmlf nclti 5hots ' " l "'" * crc outclassed ,11 the way. V™. lh ? t™"" of. the «.m. »" „- accurate fit close range, led haplcsj ----, ..*.*.»..,», in. ^lu.ic tange, iea iimg 50 to 48 Ntihrictn the scoring with 16 points while I to 47 vlcto'over roin, n i one-handed shooting Jim Line made - • • • mci Colo ">(! 11 with five goals pushed in on his flips from the side, tucky's eighth win a It was Ken- i host: from the 'sery'lce." bonll.iL. Hi vo, ''own j "I am not ; ,i ui,|.,t v | 0 discuw >y country Wy 1 ,' '" th ° ! | V ' ™" ti>kihl; tllls ' IK ' Uo " " lie K.-i-s-sS* I js? s ";HH:^"s ado i i,i ' • v "^ mai Aggies 1 said he wanted lo mnke sun ed'^i!^"&"^ i 5 ^:=.:-TOMB ed on the winning (mil win , a to 32 triumph o»'e. the Fort Hays. . Kan I ••• •-• j-«i L nin-iik nut i ill i u ] h a 60 , confirmed that he had applied Bulldogs to Be Underdog for First Time in Bowl Tilt Against Maryland By William Tucker United Pres» Sports Writer ATHENS. Oa.. Dec. 24. tUP) — For the first time since it started bowling regularly h, 1942, the University of Georgia enters an Jan 1 same as an underdog Bulldog bur da es for Trippi's role-halfbacks I Lnkle Brunson, Bill Henderson, Jonn Donaldson and Stan Ne.slornk and fullback Breezy Reid. Georgia fans believe that one. of them may come ;nlo his own on Jan. i anil Hie "hot tip" is that flrunson a freshman, « the lead. But If the long-sought breakaway runner fails (p materialize Georgia Hawaii vs. Redtor,'d7in The Pi llc . I «>M to"7re a k"out U in I ' B » il raslTof *'"' "* VC '" "^"^ " s 'i I'-" "» apple Bowl nt Honolulu. T H I touchdowns against some un,uf ? ."' °" John " 5 ' Ra " ch ' s W™"* Missouri Valley vs. West Chester »<*^& '«. but only on ce d d ."t '.hV* ° f(e " s< ^ Rauch hns » s »»«Pa., Teachers in the Cigar Bowl at »ve up to its Dotentrallil," ,±., ?. h .? 1 , a "V and .V n «"»'B "ccura u resignation. .,,„.„ j . -; "inic iL-.lCIICIS VS. " - "" "" "IIUL'TOOg iJUIldOg bllt, nl» a • al " d Bowl nt P)loe -i Ch Wnlly Blltls ma i' be Plotting ^.,r<."l j , a '««' '"'-Prises for Maryland be- o.uawbn vs. Murshall In the Tan-! ln " ci ilis llslm! vci ' of tears. . gerine Bowl at Orlando, P] H All season long Georgia' threat- Michigan Odds Drop os Heat Bothers Team PASADENA, Cal.. Dec. 24—(UP) --Vestern football followers r^M^ii*^.? sr^xn- for sigmuion. At the same lime, Blanchard who now Is stationed at Randolph' l-.elii, Tex., n s „„ A ir Foircs non- tenant, emnliasibod that lie was goins to continue his role us "Mr Inside" by staying inside the'Army' In nn official released through (he Air Force, nlanchiml said that "1 will keep my coillrncl with my eonnti'y." "When I entered the IAS. Military Academy nt West Point In lfl-14 I agreed to remain -In mtllinry service fcr n minimum iwlod of eight years." lie said. "I want to say now (lint 1 did not have and i do not, have any Intention of rc- I signing mv oommi.s;inn or Icnvlmij tlie U.S. Air Purer, r do not Intend to siRn ail\' contract tn piny professional football." baffled Louisiana State eleven that was slaughtered, 35 to 1» But Bults has drilled his' team carefully for the 'Gator Bowl da'r.c :.gainsi, Maryland in Jacksonville, Fla., and tlie word from here is thp.t the long-overdu* successor to the famed Charlev Trippi may mnke his bow. It was the lack of a backlicld leader of anywhere near Trippi's ability that left the Bulldog.'; with .. a mediocre seasons record of sev- like "to" lav'T"het ZT™'^ *' 10 f" victorics alld '""r setbacks. Their ^^ki 8 'H!-l?i ?•« BO^I-— - Wolverines were not "n top Mi, «I'''"- 8 "- P -"- rU - BB - ed defense aild °P e 'i- Betting adds originally held n,e .Wolverines as 16 to 13-point fa- .R'oritcs ^locally. Memories of southern California's 38 lo 7 defeat by Notre Dame are vivid. But after yesterday's open pmc- ^ice session the odds dropped to H-l/2 or 15 points, as witnesses saw th e Michigan players definitely were affected by the heat With the temperature up to 77 degrees, at, noon, Crislcr's players lni"° = nrt S S '!' lal Ci j i "' Pn5s cat <= h - i P"ativeirVigh"t"'workoM r yeMcrda'v ••Ce ttimv he'", °r VnS - H , HC s! ' ld if lle doesn ' 1 ™tlce much thcno'cri'Lr 1 agreed, '^["fo"! " n ^ re »»»" "y «-iday he will get we came from below freezing weather at Ann Arbor. And we haven't worker) outdoors for * . ., thrower and every time he gets the ball it's a tip-off on the play. The opposition thins out its line and has half a dozen ball-hawks bnck there to try to break up the pass that is sure to come. Georgia was invited to play in tl.e third siinual 'Gator Bowl" do- lore it took on Georgia Tcth in the Cracker Stale grudge battle but Coach Butts made his' accept - ance conditional on a good Bulldog Schrocder Is Favorite \ In Sugar Bowl Golf Meet NEW ORLEANS. Dei'. 24- (UP) — Ted Schionipi- o[ Cilcndnlc. Calif., R former Susnr Bnwl rhnmplon ami )io>v Ilic li;iiion's No. 2 nmiitpiir, «MS favored lodny to win the 1047 Sll- Rar Bowl tennis meet here next i week. I Allen Snuirk. clinlrman of Ihc Mid-Winter S)iorts Assn. tennis any backs who could scoot through and travel the distance. There were a number of candl- mouth." But the canny Michigan coach said the reaction of the players was not unexpected ant! he was confident they will regain their simp and speed before the week today had the pip t ^ is over. Crlsl improvement by Friday he „,„ continue the two-a-day sessions until next. week. Otherwise he intends cutting down workout dally. to a single f Don't Wo it Until Spring Planting REPLACE OLD, WORN PARTS RIGHT NOW! Don't wait 'HI the last minute—get our t FREE estimate first . . . then hay. U j pr.- schedule your form machinery for repair! Decision oh Annexation To Pine Bluff Delayed PINE BLUFF. Ark., Dec. 24. (UP) —The circuit court hearing on the proposed annexation of seven areas to the city of Pine Bluff has been i continued until Friday. I During the hearing yesterday, i President J. R. Pierce of the Gen- | efal Waterworks Corporation said It would lake five years to furnish adequate water to the areas in question. And W. F. Pefferkorn. n member of the City Health Department testified that he had found evidence of "bad sanitary conditions" in the areas. — ^.^"•^^•^^^^•B™-^ New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERJ NIGHT Bo» Opens lyeek Days 7:00 p.ra Matinee Saturday ft Sunday Sal.-Sun. I p.m Tnnf '-'....rini; ^Wednesday & Thurstlay "Thunder in t-ne vo..,. cently ratcti No. 9 bv tlie U. 3 Lawn Tennis Assn. But Snlrrociter. Davis cup hero and doubles partner of the now- professional Jack Kramer, was the man to bea' Read Courier News Wai* Ads! Opens at 6:^0 p.m.; Starts 1:00 p.nv T " m Wednesday "I'LL BE YOURS" with l>c:inna Dl.rhin ^~Vi~iIV."". ""*" '"'•'•/ " m r:l<c • 1 " <1 "'illlnin Bciitflx Twentieth-Century Fox Picture >"* Mm-irlune News; Also Sh.irts Also • Selected Short Subjects Thursthiy / n J ONLY" THEATPF WeeHdaj, Bo, Office Opens »:30 p.m. Show RUrti «:4S p m Saturday Boi Offlce Open. 12:45 _ „ Show SlarU 1:M p . m . Sunday Boi Offlce Opens I:4» Show Starts 2:«fl 3/2 SOUTH 22PST. Wednesday & Thursday DOUBLE FEATURE I'VE ALWAYS LOVED YOU' •W7KNMC010* fox Movietone News; Also Short* RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. "Praeticalfy Yours with Fred MaeMnrrnj- and CUudett* Colbert »«rl»l! "IHBghUr of Don q Also Short* Ton itf 111 "Bells of San Fernando" with Donald Woods and Gloria Warren Xrws and Short Thursday anrt Friday "Trouble With Women" with Knj Millanrt and Teresa Wright Comedy anrt News nervous even ihougli n , ,,,,, nH ,,,„, you can get ,„„„ nasty bruises I ylng to i.nisrl,- your way throiign thoso liuignin Iwsemont ,.,-owds and to even walk a ten-cent .M,,,-,1-ns become a nnijor i>rojeet u'hK-h requires (lie as.s| s tniu-e ol a Km.le lUx-kne coached line. But the thing n m( i V1) ,. rlrs lll( , most .s Hint 1 mi,,!,) S n,, „,, nm , Rive M.meone a „,„,.„, tl ,, u |sl| . ( BOlns lo give „,,. „,„, N , nv ,, not tlie selliNh type „( ,, n . Mv . J(n . of; iJivsi-tiis ts.iur]in.W(l'on(v Uy my Joy m receiving ihem. My motto i.s 'an eye I,,, mi eye" esrepl lial 1 have rhungcit || lo W onls u Illtlo, "n tie for a tie, ete." When Chrl.stimu, shopping | 1nu . lolled nronnd this year i pliiv,.,| I, .smart. I JutU'd down the nun'ie.s uf those who RWVC m,. somclhint; lust year, ollmmiited Ilinse who arc .ml likely to Km- me nn.vthlnn this year mill set iil.o.n my .slmppinu fur'lips, hundkerchleis, socks nnd Ihe like Jwo weeks ami. Ami .ve.dcKloy I finished. Ves air. j |,. >V( . lin ,,, n , y ctllM . 11111.1 shii|)phi K (iom. nnd now like John l!iirn),lll H-jtii w-vcn poliii.s, 1 can set buck and w«H. * • » Till In Aiiuinii the former Dlythevillit t-hlcks who are siioiullng Hi,, Chnstmiis hiilldiiyn with nilnilves mid friends here me Itu.w Muslry who is mm- ii.vilslanl coach nt Ja\- Ilnidley H|(.], school In ]|uni.svilli\ Ala.. Mnyiicid "Honny" Lloyd, ol licorKin uhii Is i,porliiiK n brand new wite; Omilil "Corky iilonifj- er ami l>. I). leister, of Mississippi .Slate; Chester itml Dan (;nldwell of Duke University; Jume.s Cobb wl,, ( plliyeil K'lMilur nunrd lor tlie Vir- Klnui Mlhliivy InsUJnle li'.M Full' mill Wil.son [|. "Dub" Doliiinniin (if Hie University of Arknmii.s. Oliver, "Ho- uipiiediic. Illyil,,,- vlllr'a cDiitrilmtion lo the Nuvil Ar-alleiny's footlmll fuim. n niiipli- or llnee yrnr.s HKO, Is now " ".,...-. KO. CMll, Naval B,;Ve, ,n rt «^M «t(?K..S ARO Kfll HofcnR ADor'K frll r?,i,,° f ""«?,"" r)IPEO Union'in his rou nm Off T), c Main I,l ne " had P K'lsc. aplenl, for the former Chick larklc nnd his Imdcty. An cxerr,! fe., his column read: I IP Copped.-/.-Whitmlre combl- inllnii If ])r ,.tt v enthusiastic, over inn tin PJIC mum „( (heir,, anrf for Mvernl reasons. First of nil, „., newly commissioned offers, they are procewed." It did not professional football, but hU ,£&' cation did not state why h. *>uihf U> resign his comn-lwlon. The Pittsburgh SUelers of th« national pro football league and th« of ° r IWl. nllhonnh n,« were nw It nx rollpglam" * f| -;i. -o,ns „„ ,, f , lroym un, " "' Rr " r A "" >lrM rctucsontcd mi the rosier." "And another thing which Impresses Ihe iwn yomiR coaches Is I Ihn enllbi-r of Hie ntlieletes. "Man," OoDiwliji. ,snW In his best Southern iminner, c |t men had some experienced roadies who cnuld Irn.ili them the [Incssc they ner.l lliey'd nice nntlmdy trouble. Wlilt «nc| I A te plnvers prinmiilv, n,id we (Hurt pretend to he grenl'lcncii- crs, Wo Just .lo the best we can which in this ease ceans we show ilu- boys how to knock the other fellow rait nl (lie way." "De.s PKC Ims tun yielded to th« iiiudrrn trend by lulopllnn the "T" 1ms uverai'cil three louch- tjamc and won five In n « Cont "* nc « h » ve dr «» vis and hl» eoually. D,ivl« has been auferlng from • • rick knee." This could b« »uff(. c cut reason for a physical 41* charge. Under Army regulation, h« would be remilreil to serve seven yean after graduation from West Point unless discharged for • physical 01 "tlier special reasons Biwls and Blanchard were graduated from West Point last Jun«. fire Damages Cafes HKACH, S. O., Dec. 24 -Diimnire VAX ^ estimated a« -— --J,, '««t night. Klrcmcn fought the blme for twa hours before controlling It. No on« was hurt. ALL 70f3-ETHi3!5. P-E.ADS'- I - k^' FI NO M N V M ' l ' TV - POLLY- UNCLE BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO s w^^:\":• : iim&'^ * ••' '-fc.';. We express to you Yuleticle wishes as bright and gay as the lights on your Christmas tree. And a very happy New Year, too. HART'S BAKERY

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