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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE N1NH, Blytheville Chicks Depart for Determined Assault on Golden Hurricane in Jonesboro With Northeast Arkansas Grid Title at Stake The Blythcvillo High School Chickasnws nud the Jonesboro Golden Hurricanes, keyed us tighter tl/iu Kvibiiioff's G string, will come to bl<ns'& tonight for tlie 24th lime at Woodland Field in Jonesboro in \vliul is considered in local circles as the game of the year. • Thirty Chicks, Coaches N'ig Bynum and Walter Davis urn! two team managers depart by bus this afternoon for Jonesboro where they will seek to avenge the 7 to (i Helping dealt them by the Hurricanes in their game last year. It has been lour long years* since the Chicks have hung a Jonesboro scalp In their wigwam and according to usually reliable sources, the Chicks will have the best opportunity lo beat tJielr nrch rivals this year thiin they have had In Uic last four. But, as the saying goes "most anything can happen when Jonesboro and Bly- (.hcvlll* get lo gether on the grid- niytheville Player n. Elliott Koontz Fitzhugh Bracey Berry Hoover Tray lor Huey McFarland Allen the iron. The Chicks wound up their pre- game drills with a light dress rohersal at Haley Field yesterday afternoon. After a short workout In their new maroon Jerseys, the tribal chleftans pronounced them okay and ready for action. Illness Kee|« Hack at Home Only one member of the Chiefs' roster will remain at home. Mcsc •Simon, the big bruising halfback I back of who has been holding down the left hallback slot while vlii-eo of the Tribe's regular backfic'1 :nr"i. bers were riding the ailing list, missed this week's practice sessions due to illness and will not fort, Smith Gri/.zlics last week make the trip to Jonesboro, Si-' and now have their sights trained mon's absence has thrown Head toward Blytheville. Coach Bynum into deep nw.dita- i The Hurricanes' forward wall lion as to who he will start. When ' boasts a lot of 'strength and fight asked for list of his starting buck- ( even though small. They blasted robable Lineups wt. no 170 160 175 163 no 145 140 145 A s 165 160 for PCS. LE LT 1X5 C RO RT HE QB HB HB FB Tonight's wt. 155 179 140 159 138 16!) us 157 171 135 141 Gam* Jonesboro Player Boyd Smith McGe* Yarbrotigh Sowle Johnston lUrretl Archer Brinton Brown Scott Assistant Vandy Coach Sues Wife for Divorce M KM PHIS. Ttnll., Ocl. 17. (UP) • James Thompson Prothro, son of the manager of the Memphis Chicks baseball team, and an ns- slstanl vnmterbllt University football conch charged hi a divorce suit today that his wife's "niirca- sonaMe Jealousy" of his friends hart wrecked their marriage. Mrs. Prothro. Is the former Ann Ciorln of Franklin, Ky. She li contesting the stilt Prothro testified In court, yesterday thai 'His "wile "Incised good sense, taste and manners." On one Decision Prothro s*id that she referred to a friend In their home as n "rtrlp" because he refused R hard drink. Prothro said that hU wife sought to break tip his association as a conch with H»ro!rt Sunders, he-mi Vnndcrbllt coach. While nn assistant roach »t Western Kculu- ky Stale Teachers College. Protliro said his wife publicly stated thnl her husbnnd was better than the lenm's head .coach. The couple married In 1941 while 'I'othro was a student, at nuke, University. Dog-f at-Dog Rivalries Spark Nation's Week-End Grid Tilts By STKVE SMDKR (United Pr«« SporU Writer) NEW YORK, Oct. IT. (UPT — Illinois, Kentucky »nd Texas were rated the favorites today In the top games over the nation S«tur- tonight's game and pronounced between Northeast Arkansas' two „„!- OoKUhlrls probably will spearhead the attack against the Invading Chicks aided by Ed Brintnrv the 170-pound halfback. Scott and Brinton paced the Hurricanes i:i their 12 to 7 rout of the the Chlckasnw Athletic Club staled that the 130 reserved scat tickets obtained fov th c game lasted only about an hour and hundreds niors were today seeking tickets for the affair. v The Blytheville Hand, led by Bandmaster Karl Wadcnpfuhl and a large Blytheville High School cheering section will be on hand to cheer the Chicks to victory. Jonesboro High School officials field the big chief replied "I don't big holes In the Grizzlies line last; stated this morning that the lar- know what I will do yet." Simon's absence will " probably force Coach Bynum to call on Harold "Huclc" Traylor • to fill the starting quarterback slot x with Donald Huey being moved over to the vacant left half post. Traylor re- injured his back during practice this week but has been pven the doctor's okay. However, Bynum indicated earlier this week t,hiU he would not start, Traylor if Simon showed up. The remainder of the backlield probably 'will be composed'-of Huey at left half. R. C. Allen at fullback and captain Billy Wayne McFarland or Der.:ne Gentry at the right half slot. Gentry turned in some nice performances during practice this week with McFarland being used mostly on defense. Elliott Back in Line-up I The forwnrd wall probably will week enabling Scott and Brinton t to scoot through for good gains. ISHS Band Makes Trip Hundreds of Blytheville fans will accompany the Chicks to -Jonesboro to witness the annual clash gcsL crowd ever to witness a football game in Woodland Field is expected to attend tonight's clash. Tickets for the game will be on sale al the gate until gamctime which is 8 p.m. Crowning of Queen to Feature Seminoles' Homecoming Event OSCEOLA. Oct. 17.—With last minute*details ami plans worker! out and approved, everything is in readiness for Osceola High School's Homecoming football attraction between the Seminoles of Osceola and the Rector High School eleven at Hale Field here tonight. Miss Georgia Annabell, an Osceola High School beauty, will reign over remain intact just as it was last the allair assisted by her maids week against the Pine Bluff Zc- j j lm e Roberts, Catherine Pope, and bras. Billy Bob Elliott returned to j Ann Driver, of the senior class; practice Thursday afternoon after | p e ggy Chiles. Janet Jue, and Mary ' a day's absence and he and John Hoover will probably be at the end posts with Lloyd Koontz and Jim Berry at tackles, L. W, Fitzhugh and Bill Bracey at guards: and R. B. Hodge at center. Holge was absent from practice yester- j day due to the death of, a relative but thi was reported back in school ning and ready to go. Ann Bradshaw 'of the junior class; Nancy Driver and Ann White, of the sophomore class and La Lu Driver and Dorothy Moore o( the freshman class. j Coronation ceremonies for Queen I Georgia will take place immediately \ preceding the opening kickoff of the game. She will be crowned by boro the Hurricanes are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Chicks. Couches Clarence Geis and Eugene "Hot" Osment sent Ihtir to reports"from Jones- the e»Pl»'n of the Seminoles who will not be announced until game time tonight. Tiie homecoming celebration got v^..*,— ~ ...~~ underway this afternoon at four charges "t"hrougn"'rough "drill "scs- ! .o'clock with a parade led by the sions this wek in preparation for Osceola High School band. The pa— rade will be composed of floats and cnrs representing the 12 classrooms of the school, nine school clubs and a large number of local business SAVE!...All STANDARD BRANDS CIGARETTES A*T«>Kh» fMUf NO LIMIT! MINIMUM tiujitntttJ frcih.F, Older* ' .-.-,- cJijtclr «Jj>ou icccjpt o! ftmiirtncc or DELAR SALES, Dept . 1 Carton firms and civic organization. i The parade will begin at the high school, preceding down Johnson Avenue to Oak Street, South on Oa!; i Street to Hale Avenue and then i back down Hale Avenue to the ! school. A cash prize will be awarded to I the best decorated car or float par- llclpating in the parade by the Osceola Booster Club. The football game which will climax the day's festivities is expected to be a "natural." Nothing but trouble is expected from the Rector team and Coach Rube Boj'ce's Seminoles will take the field rated as the underdogs. Rector' swamped the Wiljbn Bulldogs by a 30 to 0 count last week for their third straight victory of the season, while the Seminoles were losing to the powerful Earle Bulldogs by the same, score. The visitors are reported to be both big and fast and well respected by teams that have played them. ' The Seminoles' probable starting lineup will be Griffin,, left end; Pendergraslj left tackle; Hathorhe, left guard; Kersey, center; Lang- stem, right guard; Barber, right lodco Men to Try tor $30,000 in Prizes SAN FRANCISCO (UP) — More :han 100 of the world's (op rortco lands will light it out for 1941 honors in San Frnncisco this November. The International nodeo Association has decided to hold its 10-n finals In the livestock pavilion ;il San Francisco, with the boot-and- simr men competing 'for $30,000 in assorted prizes. Since sprmg opened up western ranges for rodeo competition, the cowboys have been riding and ro|i- Ing for points—and 25 or 30 of the riders are close enough together lo make the grade in the finals this November. Tile Pciullcton "round-up," (ho Cheyenne "frontier days." the Calgary,-Canada "stampede" and moie than 100 other rodeo events have seen the riders perform this year. Georgia Team Loses a Star; Others May Go By WIM.1AM A. RHIRE8 (Untied frm. gporia Writer) ATLANTA. OB., Oct. 17. (UP) — Coach Wally Butts' Georgia Bulldogs were scheduled to »vrlv« In Sllllwater, Okla., by bus today after a plane ride via Dallm where a workout was cancelled because the plane wwi delayed by bari vwather. There were oilier late developments which liurl the chances of the Georgians In their game Saturday with Oklahoma A. M. . . aggregation. No. i among these developments was the dlsmlanal Irani the squad yesterday of Carl George, nullrtoir-lnckle. for nn alleged Infraction of rules. Coach Hulls said, the Infraction was such Hint "either he 'went, or I had to leave." '[•*•« other players. Sonny Lloyd. Blylhcvlllc, Ark., back and end Joo Chrsna, were advised to ciiilt football. Dulls said others would probably be (old lo quit — "IncludliiK some Rood ones" — before his louscclcantiiB chores were over. Illinois Promotes Musical Training CHICAGO (UP)—A new organization has been formed here to widen the appreciation ot music in all levels of American life, and to promote better musical training in the schools. The American Music Conference, a non-profit educational organization, was chartered by the state of Illinois. Louis G. LaMatr,' c of the board of trustees, said the organization will have the support of all branches of the music industry. ."Music has a vital place in oui tackle; Shaneyfelt. right end, Reid, quarterback; J. Shaneyfelt left halfback; McFarland. right halfback; and Stillwell, fullback. Parker Defends Crown In Pan-Am Net Tourney MEXICO CITY. Oct. 17. (UP) . Frankic Parker of Los Angeles, top ranked defending champion, meets Pancho Segxira of Ecuador fcday in the featured semi-final match of the sixth Pan-American tennis tournament. In the other semi-final singles tussle, veteran Czech Davis Cupper Jaroslav Drobny plays Rlcordo Gonzales, hard-hitting young Lo» Angeles player. Caruthersville Holds Chaffee to 0-0 Score 17. — -MO., oc.i The Cartilhersville Tigers oticc, reaching the as the first half and (Jhattcc U«l Devils ptaycrt to a 0-0 tie nl Chuffee Wednesday night, with the Tigers thrcatenliiK U> score only one-foot line ended. The gnme was set up lo Wednesday night by agreement, because of the district teachers meeting being held In Cape Glrnrdemi yes- tcrdny and today The Tigers go to Cape Olrar- <tcau next Friday night for a game with the strong Cape team. The next home game for the Tigers Is Oct. 31. when Ihcy meet the strong Jackson Indians. dny M the week'* chief football Interest centered on (ho dog-cnt- dog rivalries In seven major athletic conferences. Every league hns a key game coming up, headed by unbeaten Mlnnraola's challenge ngnlnst the, BIB Nine, clvunploiis of Illinois. The llllnl. held to a. scoreless tin by Army last week, were listed an eight polnl fnvorlle. although Bor- nle Blerman'ji mighty Gophers represent the greatest hurdle in their title path until the Michigan game next in\Mil». Kentucky (3-1) Was a two and one-half point favorite over Vnn- rterbllt (3-0) In a Southeaster! Conference gamo al Nashville Tcnn., ami Texas (4-0) rated 21 points "over Arkansas' defending co-champions 13-1) in a South west Conterencc classic. For all but Illinois, a victors meant an easier road toward i New Year's Day bowl bid, Th llllnl, Rose Howl champions las Jan. 1, aro prevented by conference regulations from returning to I'asn ftcim even If they won the lilo Nine (Hie. In the key games In other lea gues, Southern California rj-o-1 was a 13 point favorite over Ore Bon Slate 2-1-0 In the Coast Con ffvmcc; North Cnvollnn M-'i) rnt ed .seven points over lough Wll Ham and Mary Cl-fl) In he Sontl ern; Oklahoma <'.!-!) was 10 point over Kansas C!-0-l>. will) wl It shared (he nig Six crown la.' year, and Utah's ixiwerful ri<:< sklus vtUed nn edge, over DVMUX n the big seven. v Michigan by M Those are the conference heat linors In which a league lead Is J •ilakc, but oul In the Big Nil: [lu'y'lt all be watching polnt-n mluulc Michigan in Us coutoreixr debut aga ist Northwestern. Mic.i iB«n, III illy eastern Rose Uo team, was held at 25 points oVc the Wildcats. Iowa was an elc,h point favorite over Ohio Stall- the only other nig Nine name. The small Inlcrscclioiuil schednl with five of lhe nine gumcs In 11 Enst, opens at Boston tonight wl Loijlslana State (2-1) a se'vei point favorite over Boston Colic New Bow) Tilt Planned CLEVELAND. Ocl. 11. (UP) — A special committee representing the Cleveland Knights of Cohim- ed word from (2-0.) On Saturday, Purdue .pluys ' Boston U.. Wisconsin at Yule ni 11, life and society," LaMair said. "It, , , is one of the soundest buiidors o. | i^t^^c,^ in""^ to telegram, 1 * Inviting the foolbnll powers to meet In the first- "Great Lakes Bowl" game at the Municipal stnclhun la December.- The Razor-backs are on the Air character and personality and Is among our greatest civilizing influences." He said that,one of the principal aims of the American Mnslc Congress would be to promote musical Instruction in the public schools. "There Is a glaring lack of facilities in our schools," he said "to satisfy this craving for music. Music must be recognized ELS a basic part of the school curriculum." 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