The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 27, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 27, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT niA'TIIEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER KRW8 MONDAY, OCTOBKR 27, 1947. Chicks Prepare For Homecoming Ttxarkona Team to Play Blythcvillc Friday Night Coach Nfg Bynum's Blyllieville Chicles, inspired by a three-frame winning streak, will return lo the practice field at the Blytheville Country club to make ready for their homecominR till with Ihe Rszorbacks of Texarkana «t Haley Field Friday night. The Chicks, one of. the mast Improved ball clubs In the state, turned in the best performance of the year by the team Friday. nlglit when It completely outclassed ' the ! Bublaco Trojans, the heaviest team j Blytheville hpj met this season, 7 to 0 to annex the fourth B.H.S. f victory. The Chicks had very IHUe trouble with the Trojans, as they picked up yardage almost at will and had !t not been-Jor penalties Inflicted when they hurt the most, the difference In the score could easily have been two or three touchdowns greater. But the tribal chleftlans are no*, expecting as easy a time this week. The Razorbacks from the Border To Participate in Basketball Clinic Willlami Kok Dr. Eugene Lambert George Dr. Eugene Lambert, (center) coach, of the University of Arkansas' basketball team and two o[ his proteges, Al Williams (left. All-Southwestern Conference forward and leading scorer, and George Kok, 6 ft- 10 In, center and a member of the 1045 all con fere p.ce team, will give talks and demonstrations at the free basketball clinic to be ne:d ID the BlythcV'll Hinh School gym at is o'ciock tonight. The clinic will be open lo the public and is being sponsored by five Blytheville Business lirms. coaches, players and the public _ a showing of films of tlie and featuring D:-. Eugene Lambert, the Arkansas Hazorbacks' famous coach, will be held in the Blytheville High School gymnasium tonlg'-.l at B o'clock under the auspices of the Early Muxweil City, although defeated in their first five starU. have caused their opponents considerable trouble and two weeks ago they nosed by the Hope Bobcats, rated as one of the pre-season favorites In the Double A bracket, 13 to 7 for their flrs f , win of the season. Hops completely i Associates of Mi-n-phii and spon- smothered Jonesbaro by a 45 lo 7 j sore;l hv rlvc B lyth;ville business score In & game earlier this season. Not much Is known about the RA- yoibacks except for ' their record, Tlie great distance that separatum Texarkaiia from Blytheville a,id the fnct that the Razoibacks played the greater part of their snmus at home prevented Coach Bynum from dispatching a scout to watch the Porkers in action. However he managed to pick up a little information from coaches whose tc.nns Basketball Coaches and P/oyefs|2 Newcomers To Attend Clinic Here Tonight A basketball clinic, free lo .ing the evening's activities will be Nation's Football Teams Begin Last Mad Rush for Bowl Bids meets Richmond, 20-0 victor over Hampdeii-Sydnay, and Penti Slate tackles Colgate, which lied Brown, 13-13. And Kentucky 7-1 i vmnor over Michigan State plays Alabama in a Waterloo match. Notre -Dame and Penn do not play bowl games, but they're bblh fighting for the top spot, in the nation's football parade — both with perfect records- The fighting Irish clowned Iowa. 21-0, Saturdny and now /ace Navy, the team which buckled to Penn by a similar score — 21-0. Perm meets Princeton, loser by 28-21 to Cornell Salur- hav? opposed the Razorbncks" and, as he put it, the reports areiit uny too favorable.' Fafn over the weekend threat- inert the Chicks' greatly and may pre-game practices to only .I/ ^-j llgri'. drills. Today's workout is ex-1 — rscfed to be a usual Monday session 'wi'.h a skull practice Uikin? up a greater part of the afternoon's work. Practice will probably lilt full s'-lce tomorrow afternoon and will continue through Thursday. concerns. In EuidUlon to Dr. I^mbert, a m<:mtx.T of (.lie i-ulc.s committee of the National Cylle^iaU.- Athletic Association and also ilie basket- Uctll committee of IN: Olympics, who will direct the e'.lnlc, George Kok, sensational ti-foot 10-inch center and Al Williams, high .scorer of tha' Southwest Conference last season, will give demonstrations of shcLs and plnys that- made them famous* George Mooncy of West Memphis, who announces the Kay.or- back football games will be on hand to give a description and in- lerpictation of each act. Cllmnx- K'cw York University Knmi; plaved, fin MntHson Square Ciar;!en kn New : York last .season. j A special invitiitlon is being ox\ tended to all b^kr.-ib.ill coaches ; and plnycrs of Nor:hpa.-;L Arkan- j ssis tiiui Southeast Missouri to at- 1 tend the clinin inui these players j and coaches will b« given priority j i oti seats I Th« tlinlc is .whncluled for a j two-day suuul in * Arkansas opening in West Memphis nl 10 o'clock tills morning. It moved lo Wilson at 1 oVltxk this niter- noon hiid was staged in Oxceoln at 2:45. Fiom lilythevlllc, Dr. Lambert and his party will go to Marked Tree for an exhibition ,_tomorrow afternoon and to Jones- bo to tomorrow night. Firms .sponsoring the clinic hero Include the Ark-Mo Power Com- pnny, l.oy Kich Chcvrolnt Company, Mead Clothing Company, Cwons Drug Store and the.Hud- dieston Co- SoutiWest Conference Race Tightens for November Play Optometrists 'Secretory Returns from Convention i . , i :Dr. Milton E. Webb of Blythc-i Tille. secretary-treasurer of the' Northeast Arkansas optometric So-' clcty, ' returned , Saturday from IJUIe Rock where he attended a •-meeting of the Arkansas Opto- m'itric Association Thursday. Dr. *Ralph Barstow. processor of economics at the Los Ause!"s Schoo; of Optomelry and director of economics of the . Oplomctric, Extension Program ^was the prin, clpal speaker. He talked on visual problems of grade'school children. Ends Recruit Training R. L. Rickard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard D. Rickard of Rt. 2. LeachTille, has completed recruit training at the Naval Traning Center, San Diego, Calif., and has been advanced in raling to seaman, second class, ,the Navy announced'to- day. "The American navy has $3,000,000,030 Invested to sh'ips and shore property. BV Fl> F1TK (Un'ilrd Press Sporls Writer) No oiie would deny today tlia.t the Texas Lon^horns nnd Soulherii Methodist Mustangs arc the cream of the crop in the Southwest Conference—but Texas Christian nnd Texas A. and,M. sounded Ominous warnings, The Longhorns and the Melhotlists nlone had unblemished records us the conference race turned toward November, but tlie one which wins their buttle of the Titans Saturday in the Cotton Bowl will not neces- sari'.y meiin a shoo-in as conference champion. The road ahead will be rocky despite the fact thnt the winner will have cleared its major hurdles as long as such teams as the Horned Frogs of TCU and ;hc Aggies can display Ihe form they did last week in turning in major upsets. While Texns was snapping a three- year-old jinx and relegating to the sidelines the Rice Owls 12-0 at Austin, nnd Southern Methodist was chalking up Its fifth straight 7-0 at the expense of UCLA, the Christians were churning up a 20-7 defeat for Oklahoma nnd the Aggirs were rebounding to an astounding Better Care Brings Better Results... Nearly every community in the nalion is served by a well-established International Harvester dealer nnd a nearby company branch. His base of operations is organized to meet your tractor, truck and farm equipment needs. Under his direction trained servicemen with precision and time-saving tools provide dependable mechanical service at lowest possible cost. These service facilities, combined with an adequate stock of International Harvester service parts and accessories assure you. efficient operation of your equipment during its entire life. Equipment And Modern Service When and Where You Need It! THAT'S 24-0 defeat o[ Baylor, Monmvhile. Arkansas kept South west's intersection;*! slate cleon tor the day by finding the power it hud been reputed to boast- ami using it to trim Mississippi 19-14. Neither Texas nor SMU had an easy time chalking up their victories. Bobby Lay ne's passing paved the way for Ti-xa.s 1 1 Humph with an IE- yard payoff heave to Max Bum;-nnl- ner in the opening period, while ilie hard running of Jim Canady ana Turn I/.mdry brought the second score in the final quarter. Out [>1 a yo rt i nos L of the vra y by UCLA, SMU made an 86-yard fourth period puss from Gil Johnson to Paul Page to set up their lone tally. Do:«k Wrtlkcr went over on the third down froln the one after Pa^e'.s great catch and run had moved it to the two. An ai^tight pass defense and long- range punting prowess helped TCU overpower Oklahoma as Pete Stout scored on power plays in the first and second cnmrters, and end Morris Bailey racked up a 51-yard interception touchdown in the opening period. The Christians intercepted five Sooner passes. Stan HoUinig's great coffin-cor- ' ner puntmg kept, the hitherto un- | defeated Baylor Bears bottled in ( I heir own territory most of tlie j artt-rnoon and he and Buryl Baty : passed for a touchdown apiece to i Preston Smith and Charley Wright. I Eel Dus?k plunged for another Aggie i Tcorc, and John Ballantinc kicked ! \vilh a field goal. Slated for Mat Tussle Tonight Tho mat team of Tex Riley and Joe Wolfe reiuriu t-i the Am«rican Lec.ion Arcr.n tonight to do t.-ttle with Jim Coffield, a newcomer, and Big Jim Spencer in the main event of the Legion's wccltly wrestling program. For nuuiy years a top member of' Promoter Mike Meroney's clan of ! i'UBi;e:l wrestling combinations, Rlley , and Wolte have clicked as a grap- ; pling team and have won high praise from local spectators. Thejr .systems are almost identical and they see eye to eye on the question of dealing with rule-breaking opponents. , ' Coffield. a lumbering 200-pounder, I will be making Ills first appearance before a Blytheville audience and ' his partner. Spencer, has appeared only once in the ring here. Spencer teamed with Floyd "Red" Byrd on last week's program but was disqualified for failure to heed the ' referee's warning about his unfair . maneuvers. , Tonight's tuslc is expected to be i a wild one with a good deal of action promised wrestling fans' The I fireworks are expected to get under ' way during the two preliminary . matches and will continue through- ' By STAN OPOTOWSKY (I'liiled PI-MI SporU Writer) NEW YORK, Oct. 27, (UP) _ The nation's major football teams, their ranks considerably thinned by Saturday's stupefying upset parade, begin tlielt last'mud dash towards Ixjwl bids this week. Many of the mighty had fallen as only the might can fall: Army's era of Invincibility was snapped by u 21-20 loss to Columbia. Illinois' two-year streak was halted by Pmdue. 14-7. California's rip- roaring comeback under Lynn Waldorf was jarred by a 39-14 loss . lo Southern Cal. West Virginia's i day. hopes for leadership In the East j in other were dispelled by Penn State, 21- | the nation 14. And so it went, game by game, until the football prognostlcators switched to cyanide because cyanide Is better and (and quicker;. Now this week tells the tale. For the Boul bid, mighty Michigan, still unabeaten although considerably less fearfull after * tight jean 13-Ii win over 'Minnesota, plays ""' Illinois in liopes of getting the Big Nine share of the Pasadena pageant. UCLA. 1-0 loser lo Southern Methodist in an Interseclional game, battles defeat-smarting Cal- I ifornia lo remain In the fight with southern Cal for the Western ' half of the Invitation. I Should Michigan beat Illinois— and that is by no means a foregone conclusion these slap-happy day.s — the Wolverines are practically in And should UCLA lose. that would boost Southern Gal's I Rice— Texas Tech. already good chances to the slate I • of Hollywood superlatives. I Chinese Dog s Ransom The Trojans meanwhile will be j ^ ot at $1 000 000 This Fancy Job Is a Jeep Here it Is—the new postwar super-jeep which the makers say will be rolling off the assembly line next sprin.q. Culled Hie Spot-Is Phaelon, this racy convertible version of the war's mosl versatile vehicle is painted fire-engine red with cri-iun mm. Company M Guardsmen To Assemble Wednesday major games around the nation this week. Army gingerly starts a comeback by meeting Washington and I^ee, and other tilts are Boston College-Georgetown. Boston U.-Foidham, Brown- Holy Cross, Cornell-Columbia, Har- vard-Rutgcrs, and Yale-Dartmouth. In the Mid-West, there's Miclii- A pay formation for members State-Marqucttc, Minnesota- of company M of the Arkansas Pitt. Missouri - Nebraska, Ohio! National Guard will be held r.i State-Indiana, Purdue-Iowa and'the Armory Wednesday night it Oklahoma-Iowa State. In the West .was announced today by Capt. there's Colorado-Utah, and Stan- T. H. Reeder, commanding offi- ford-Orcgon State. j f er. In the South. It's Kentucky-Ala-; All members are requested to bama, ISU-MissIssippi. North Caro-| be present, at this formation. Capt.! Kentucky Una-Tennessee. Tulane-Mlssissipnl • Reedcr stated, and members with; previous service with the Army, Navy or Marine Corps are requested to bring their discharge [)a[>ers. State. Vanderbllt-Aubnrn, William and Mary-Wake Forest. Georgia- Clemson, and Miami-South Carolina. In the Southwest: Arkansas- Texas A&M. Baylor-TCU, and meeting Washington in a breather. Georgia Tech is a major possibility for the Sugar Bowl, and the rambling wreckers are one crew which has withslood the ravages of the up.sei this Benson, Tech, utter a 38-0 whitewash of Ihe Citadel has H Saturday date with mighty Duke, also a definite 1 'bowl prospect after a 13-6 win over Wakei Forest. Texas continued to march towards the Southwest Confc / ice championship—and an automatic Cotton Boxvl invitation — with a shaky 12-0 victory over Hice. nd now the LouRhorns go against Southern Methodist. Other hot bowl prospects are Virginia, which maintained its i-ccoid with a 35-G win over VMI. Kentucky, and Penn State. Virginia SHANGHAI 'UP1--A brown spotted dog. in hook for $1,000.000 (Chinese), will go on the auction block soon. A Chinese soldier boarded the dog, but without H ticket for him. On learning he would be penalized and have to pay double, a total of S432.0CO the soldier left the dog •« security. Heu*:n fare to Shanghai and rations of $15,000 a day have boosted the bill to tlie million- dollar mark-. Without bees, thertf would be no cucumber crops, except those pollinated by hand. Read Courier Ne«« Want Ads. Protestant Church Home Approved COLUMBUS, O. (l!P>— Tlie proposed Temple of Goodwill as a national headquarters for Prote.stunt Churches in America is a step nearer. The Rev. Dr. B. K. Lamb, executive se"coud of the Ohio Council of Churches, announced that the organization is prepared to go ahead with the purchase of .1 tiownlown district on the Scioio The proposed site is near the site. , become part of the city's civic River bank and eventually will center. Dr. Lamb said the building will cost from $6.COa.OCfl to $20,000,000. It would include 500.00D feet of office space and would house all offices of Protestant Churches in America. Also Black Label—90 Proof BAKKKTT HAMILTON, INC. Distributors, Little Rock ^ out the main event. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts Spencer will take on Riley ami Wolfe will meet Coffield. Starting time for the fracas Is 8 o'clock. Subiaco 3 INTERNATIONAL "HARVEST! 3/2 SOUTH 2»S> ST. PHONE863 Flavor C^ytle Scott .sparked an Arkansas ! round itlrt.H: that clicked in the mud against Mississippi at Memphis. He scored once, scampered 61 yards to t! 1 ? Olr Miss 24 T .vilh H inter- j p ran ie] ceptioh ihat set up another and iwhiicn shot a 42-yard pass lo Bud Canada | Hoffman to set up the third Hog score. j vcrnon In addition to tlie Texas-SMU I n asi headliner this week, TCU movr.s into : waitcs tlie B:iylor corral at Waco, the A$- j gies invade Fayetteville again.-: Ar- i kansas nnd Rice cr.lcrlair.s Ti Tech ai Houston. Statistics Show Chicks ere Still Outrushing Foes Game statistics of the Blylhevllle- Subiaco till Friday night arc listed below. Game Statistics B'ville First Downs 8 Yards Gained Hshing (net) 217 Passes attempted ... 5 Passes completed ... 1 Yds. gained passing. 19 Passes intercepted .. 3 Fumbles 4 Yds. lost fumbling... 10 Oppts. fumbles rec. .. 0 Punts 8 Avg. yds. per punt.. 35 Kickoffs 2 Avg. yds. per kickoff 45 Penalties 7 for-75 3 Individual Records: Blytheville: Player Tries Net G'nd Huey 11 54 Allen 1 ..-jo Gentry .... 4 21 Traylor . .. 3 [ McFarland .11 63 Lum 3 26 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING , LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seat- on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday \DULTS 45c — CHILDREN 15« Monday, October 27th TAG MATCH versus • BIG JIM SPENCER and JIM COFFIELD ALSO TWO 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Jim Spencer VI. Tex Riley Jim Coffield vs. Joe Wolfe New Theater Manila's finest Shows KVEHY NIGHT Box Ojiens Week Days 7:00 p.ra ' Matinee Saturday A- Sunday Sat.-Sun/ 1 p.m. , Cont. Showing TONIGHT 'The Sea of Grass" with Siicncer Tracy and Kathryn Hepburn Shorts PROFIT i By Reading the Classified Ads Plvery Day! that will grow in temperaiurcs as low as 20 degrees brlow zero. Iliat's the liope of Ur. A P. Yeagn 1 of the University of New Hampshire, who already" has bred a u-hi'r peach from a hardy Ru-s sinn strain. Dr. Ye?™?r says Ihe Russian va- rie'\. which was planted in 19-15 DURHAM. N. H. iUP) — A fins- ' lin.i sirown n-M feel tail and has 5ian peach crossed wish otlur vmi- Imrno as much as a bushel of may produce a hardy fruit peaches per Iree. Hardy Peach Sought By Russian Graft PROFIT Tuesday "THAT'S MY GAL" with DotKild Barry Selected Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday and Tuesday Warner Bros, News and Short* ctics i COLUMBIA HEWING ST. LOUIS By Advertising In The Classified Columns When You Want To Buy or Sell i Ads Placed by 10 a.m. Will Appear Same Day All Classified Advertising Payable in Advance Phone 4461 Blytheville Courier News '*>xc<it;>;>.;c*>>>.>:>.:c«;;c<>>.>i>»*»*-*»*"*"*->»*" if ^ -• >»">!»»; >>;>>>>>>>>>"o>>>>>"»"*; :•»» * at K:3Q p.m.; Slarls 7:00 p.m. Tonight "The Homestretch" I (In Technicolor) with t'ornel \Vitrtc and Maureen O'HarJ Also Shorts Tuesday "JUNGLE FLIGHT" with Knhcrl I.rmcry, Ann Savafift Serial: "The Scahoiind" Also Shorts

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