The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 5, 1947 · Page 9
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, NOVEMBER g, North Little Rock's Grid Battle With Chicks to Have Important Bearing on State Championship For the second time thin year the Arkansas high school football spotlight will focus on H»W Field here, for state experts have rated the BtytheviLIe-North iJHtle Keck Wildcat tussle the No. 1 game of the state this week There are two refunds-why this*—— —. .: ! pme topis the list this week. First, because it Is the only "tough" gam« of ihe weak and **oond, because- top spot In the Arkansas IBig 1«) Conference rests solely upon thflre- € 't* « this tUt. '•• •'. ' Vh«n the m Dorado Wildcat* :tled the champion Uttle Rock Tizert to a xooreles* tic last -w*«, « automatically threw,the North- sldera into a two-way tie -with the Tigera for the conference !«ad. Both teams hare woe *ii games and tied one. and they both tied the'aame team, B Dorado. , A wta by North UtUc Kwk- tklc week. >W anvidad tba H(cn etui K*t »7 •••ailim* whWi ibe'y •houM. w««li tor** MM emafar- to the rlnkk a»4 th* WlMraa*- Ticen ttaah Thaakat+rtnr Day decide the ~ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS But should th« Chlcto dsieat the Wildcats I*riday night,. than the Tigers would almost be dnetod to t«Ste the conference title.- :afain thus year. *•> To the Chiek.v a victory would mean a lot, not ax far.** the con- fereruf} standings ; are concerned for they are definitely out of the running, but it would add to their prestige 1 over the state and make them on? of the leading contenders In the play-off. And besides that it would extend their victory string *f, fiVe consecutive games and six mat the season. So don't sell neither flwm short, for in a game as important us this almost anything bun happen. R»in forced the Chicks inside yesterday keeping them away from a. much needtrt practice session. Howewr, Coach Nig Bynum look advantage of the inclement weather with a. long skull practice 111 the gymnasium. Southern California Specialists Barons Buy Mississippi Cotton States Loop Club BIRMINGHAM, ALA., Nov. 5. (UP)—Purchase <X tt« Nalchex. Mis*, baseball club of the Clans C Cotton Slates League by, the Birmingham Barons was announced here lortay by Baron General Manager Bridle filennon. - x Olennon said the Barons will name a l»ish>e» manager and playing manager for 'the Natchez Cliih noon after the minor league meeting fn Miami early next month. The new Baron farm club was a member of the Class TJ.- Evan- gellne League during the 1947 season and left that circuit recently- to move inlo the Class C Cotton States League. The Cotton Stales League operated -with six teams until the recent addition of Natchez and Pine Blnff, Ark, Paps' Newport Game Advanced ~ \ Teams to Compete Tonight Because of Teacher*' Convention Thirty-two members of the Bly- thtrlllB Junior High School Pa- POOS* aquad and gop Mosley. left by bus thl» afternoon for NcwiMrt where they will meet the Ne*T»rl Junior .Greyhounds tonight. The,fame, which was originally Scheduled for tomoiTow night, wa. mored up to tonight due to con flictlng dates with the Arkansas Biucattonal Association meeting vhich opens in Little Rock tomorrow. 1-he Paps will be handicapped by lack of practice this week. They witnessed only one day of practice and the greater part of that •was a dummy scrimmage session with the Chicks.. Rain drove them inside yesterday for a short 'skull practice. Every memoer o[ tne-sqviad will accompany the team to Newport and Pop Mosley Indicated ypster- day that he may substitute frequently during the game unless he runs up against too strong of competition. The Greyhounds don't have too good of a record 'this year having lost to the Parr/ould Bullpups by a 21 to 7 score and to the Jonesboro whirlwinds by a 25 to 0 scort. . Probable starling lineup for the Paps will he John Hutcherson, left end; BUI Wunderlich. left tacHe; Jerry Phillips, left guard; J. C. Droke, center; Junior Slankenshlp, right guard; Thomas Prince, right tackle; Jim Deer, right end; Mel Hay, quarterback; Charles "Ruff" UiUe, left'hilfbaek; Ijeroy Prultt, right halfback; and Robert Reid, fullback. :'.'•- PACT O'Connor Loses Baseball Dispute Chandler's Power Tonyny Wallter. who placpkicta point* alter loucliiiown, Isn't Ilir only specialist on the Southern California varsity. Judging by the way they have reicalwl Hu- heights, all tlir Trojnns ittrnd lo'thr-u knitting excrcdinely u'cll. Huddled around lln- little drum toajor arc, Ipft to riglil. fnlll);u-k Vcrl Ijllyivhiip. R u;ird John Hi-a, halfback 'Mjckey Mcf^arttle. and rlul Krnie 1'olrllnn. High School Grid Tilts to Hold Little Interest Until Play Otis Arkansas Field Trials Scheduled for HOY. 17 ™ rjTTLE ROCK, ; Ark., Nov. 5. (UP) - The Arkansas Field Trials Aisociatton will conduct its annual field trials near Boonevllle beginning Nov. 17. T. H. JUpscomb, secretary, said that many outstanding dogs of the nation will compete, Including Saturn, the present ha- UoTlal champion. , Herb Parsons, nationally known rifle and shotgun expert, will give an exhibition of trlelc shooting In the second day of the trials. Plan tor Hew Stadium Gets Crump's Backing -. MEMPHIS, Tanti.. Nov. 5. (UP) — Proposals to construct a second stadium in Memphis were given lh e backing of Shelby County political leader E. H. Crump for whom one stadium here is named. A citizens group recently began active campaigning {or Vie new stadium. Their move followed criticism from the University of Mississippi and the University of Arkansas of the condition of the football field at Crump Stadium The Held becamo a mire of mud during ralna. Crump Stadium has been used for 54 different games in 10'day*. Super Salesman DANVILLE, Va., Nov. 5., IUP) The Navy recruiting service today thought the ipmy recruiting service had gone one recruit too far. Army 'Capt. Donald J. Greaven- stine signed up Howard Crowder as a staff sergeant.in the air forces. .Until he was discharged in September, Crowder -wan a Navy chief petty officer on recruiting duty here. • BV IVII.BLTR JOHNSON (TJnttrd Press S|inrts -Writer) LITTLE ROCK. Nov. 5. (UP) — Entertainment value 01 Arkansas high school football for the ncxi couple of weeks will take a decided slump but it will provide fans an opportunity to prepare themselves for the district playoffs which lead to the state championship. Thanks4,0 the Little Rock'Tigers and the El Dorado Wildcats, who battled to a scoreless tie in El Dorado last wcelJ, the play offs appeal- to manifest more interest than last .season when the title was practically conceded to Little Rock. X The Tigers went, through the season undefeated against state competition and then amplified their gridiron ability by brushing off the Louisiana champions in a post season- engagement in New Orleans- Toy Bowl game. » Eight teams are eligible to' com-' pete In the play o«s which get. underway Friday, Nov. JJ. Thanksgiving. Day games will b« devottd to traditional rivalries, but th* playoffs will be resumed December 5, when- four games are scheduled between semifinalisb. The championship game will'be played the following week. Since twt districts have no Double A teams, Arkansas Athletic Association officials will have to selert two teams to complete the bracket. However. District Five will likely be represented by the Little Rock Tigers and the North- Little Koek Wildcats, since the two greater Little Hock elevens have a good chance of winding up with similar records Th« Tigers and Wildcats meet Thanksgiving Day but that game has no bearing on the state championship playoffs. Seven Head f«r PUy*ffi Athletic officials must certify district winners following games of Nov. H, Right now the following teams appear headed for the playoffs. District One—Payetteville. District Three—BlythcvSle. District J*our—Subtaoo. ._-; District live—Little RoW and North Littl* Rock. Whit* Sox Pay Flnt U of A Basketball Hopes Pinned bn Kok and Williams Cotirt arkaiiii. , Under tlmt compilation seven teams will be ready lo'go Into the final playotfs. which means that officials .-will have lo select, another team. However, two move weeks of competition might straighten out a few things nnd eliminate the complications. Little Rock and North Uttle Rock engage ancient foes in this week's encounters. The Tigers play Rn.s- sellville in a home game.while the Wilo^ats journey to Blytheville. Little Rock wille be a heavy favorite over the Crimson Cyclone by North Little Bock might be hard pushed by an Improved Blytheville eleven. Probably the best game carded (or greater Little Rock fans will be the Catholic High School—Sublaco game'at Tiger Stadium Sunday afternoon. Madison Hell of SMU Is'Coach of the Week' NEW YORK, Nov. 5. (IIP)—Hla team probably will play in a New Year's Day bowl game and the boys won't even have to leave town. He hate.* to think of what may happen next, but right now It looks as if h* % may come up with th* first unbeaten, untied team In his conference since 1939. But he's not talking about that. His team had Its troubles last Saturday before winning the bigg. game it hai played thim far a.nd riffht now he Is concerned only with the four remaining opponent* on a tough schedule. He's the United Press Coach of the Week. Madison (Matty) Bell of the rouirh-ridinj Southern Methodist Mustangs. It was too "close for comfort, that 1* to 13 triumph which knocked titanic Texas out of the unbeaten ranks' but from th« very start he and his players thought they had what It took to win. Bell, dean of Southwest Conference coaches, who is now in his 10th season at S. M. U., and his 21st as head coach of a league team, simply told his players they could BV El» »A I'nltwl .fmut Sport*, Writer CHIUACtO', Nov. &'. i\JP)_ isehall's moil dangerous »<iii»h- Mn «ln<-« ihe. !•!« Kenetaw mound fain l.andli b*f»toe the flrat com™ nilmloner o f lh« x»me In mz w«» Milled today and the power o< i'»ft |ir«»ent mmmltttoner, A. B, (l(a,)>pr) Ohandlnr, appeared Rlronner than «»«r. l.eslln O'Connor, Kener a l man »K«r of Ihe Chicago White Soi and MR tiaaeball rlnb paid a IBOfl flnn for KlKnlnK a high achool Iiluyer, «nrt Ininie'dlalely wer« r«- froiu lh« «ii»n'«n«li>ii Uhand- loi- »la|i)i»d on l»»t month when O'Connor refuted to pay thu fine. O'Cnnor and hit rltih ar.cftdad to pressure from President Will Harrlrtge of the American nnd abandoned plant for acllon against Chandler. O'Cennor'n action reaultad dl- roclly from Harrfd««'a entry Inlo Ilin rninrivvftra.v h«lw«en the While i^ox and Chandler. A dlapule- -which llueaicn«<l to Mow liaafsball an* Us self-en forced rode, of morals wldc-opon In civil courts. Bai'ller. I lie Whli«Rn> clilBfUhi, who Ralnnd most of his )»snliall eipnrloncn as nrrminrj' lo lj>ndl>. !i,ii] ihie.iinnd lo li.iul the Ixiue Inlo fourt t« f>u(orcr wlini. he Mnlmrd were'wiilla So» rlnhls. 'I'hp dUpvilft hnxan when Ih While Sox aluncrt IS-year-old pporge ^oclerman, n hl^h iltcher, lo a contracl lo hurl hal- IriK practice for Ihe (In.I weeks of itie 1917 season nnd lo try for fiiarling pitchers rolo In 1945. Chumllfir Vines Sox Chandler said Ills conlrncls were illegal, hncatiAp Xoterman, as a school Mudfiul. could not he siRiied under hU lnterpr«lalion of lins<>hall mips. He fined the S O J fSOO. O'Connor. » longtime slndenl of hnsfthalt law himself th« phrasemaVcr of molt of Ihe h»»- hall decisions handed down hy l.nndia. salil Ihe rommlsslonar rnnld not Inlnrprel the law on high ni'lwnl t>lnyprs In thai fn»h- loii. The law, which he 'wrote persona Hy as a member of the U| IMallve I'nnunltle* at baseball's Hxeciilive Council, applied only lo "Indents o f High Schools. And, lie pointed o ul. Zolerman was sludcnt at Ohlcago Christla High School, which Is not afflll- aled with Ihe organization. Thore fore, O'Connor refused to l»ay th« fine, and Chandler promptVy speudeil him. lliirrld)i<i lirniiKlit the American League. Inlo the mailer Ihen. He cnllert a ppsxioil of club owoars and O'Connor appeared befors his collenKiies. Ho-weT«r. thuy unanimously lo remain out of the argument. So O'Connor Rnnovitc.eil he would lake his fight into civil court. Bill. Hnrrldgn came IhroliKh for the- American League. Monday ha wrote O'Connor. In effect, hn said that Ihe American League did not wish the mailer brought Into court; that lli« league wished O'Connor anB thu While Sox lo pay Ihe fine and for- net Ihe whole Ihing. O'Connor lolrt HarrldfR Monday afternoon that h« agreed; and he. promised that the White Soi Banrtl of Directors Tuesday would confirm his acllon. It did. Ark., NOV. s, (UP) — Tor th« atconrt straight y««r, th« University of Arkansas hatketball hopu were pinned on beanstalk-tall O«or«e Kok and Al Williams. The giant Arkansas caters — Williams la six-foot-six and Kok I* slx-foot-Wn — led a long and lanky wjuid of 21 players which reported 1» Coach 1 Eugene lumber!. this week. The so.uart Includes orU.v Ihree They are guards Tony Byle«, Qllf- Wllllams, with 10» points, anrt other letMrmen from last year, ford Hoi-ton and Route Rankln Kok, with 1M, were the Individual high soorera- In the aoultiweat Conferenoe laat Mason And Wll" >m « «*t » 'f*« throw record with "» points. Neyertheleas, Arkansas had only a fair season, with H wins In M games, The Take-Off Shut* and Futgol Lead North and South Open N. a. NOV. s, <up) —Denny Shute of Akron, O., «nd Kd »urgo lof Royal O«k, Mich., were the men lo beat as the »1,M» Norih and South Open Golf Tournament moved Into thn strond round today. Shule and F\Vreol fired Uo-unrte,r- p»r 70's yesterday for a hnll-sharV each m the first round lend. Bunched In second place with 71's were .Johnny Wollwl of H^nrhnc. Pa., Jim Turnesa of Elmslorri, N. Y.. Jim Grout of HBirtaburs, I'n., Al Smith of T>anvUle, V»., Oorgn Shoiix of Mamaroncck, N. Y., and Amateur One Dahthender, Jr., of Atlanta. Chandler Reinstates * Whit* Sox Manager CINCINNATI. O., Nov. ,1. (UP) — Baseball Commissioner A B. Chan- tiler yeiUrday lifted the suspension of Leslie O'Connor from the game after the Chicago White SOK general manager pal"* Hie $900 fine Imposed on him for signing a high school player to a contract. Walter Miilbry, secretary of baseball, announced thai O'Connor and the White Sox had been restored to goort standing in organized baseball shortly after It was revealed at the American league ofllcB Chicago that the fine had been paid. Payment of the tine will enable the White Sox to partltupaU In the annual draft of minor league players In the commissioner's office her* next Monday, District seven—El Dorado or -Tex- beat Texas and that was all there was to it. Leahy Predicts Cfot* Tilt SOUTH BEND, lad.. Nov. I. (UP) —Coach Frank' Leahy of Notre Dame predicted < today that 'the Trish-Army game Saturday will be decided by one point, one field goal or one touchdown. He said he would he satisfied If Notre Dame takes the «»me by tti»l single point. Members or the Irish jumping (cam CommamlanU Daa'ConJ left, and Frederic); Aliernc, up on Alvcrlow and Enniskerry T»? spetlivcly, ilr-monslralc perfect pair jumping technique in N«ww York rehearsing for eight-nighl run of Ihc National Horte'SlwJ in Madison Square' Garden, ending Nov. 11, ' VA's'Gag'Rule Is Relaxed by Bradley Order WASHINGTON, Nov. S. UUP) — The Veterans Administration, sharply criticized hy the nation's edidirs for R so-called "gag'rule" on In- (ni-maUon, has set nslilc Ihe. rulo Icimxirnrlly, It wn.s disclosed today, 'Hie agency's branch public relations directors, In a two-day briefing he.re, have been advised that four classifications of restricted In- rormatjon set up hy BA's CtrcUUr »1 can be applied only by the chief security o/ficer and then only with consent of Gen. Omar N. Bradley, veterans administrator. Bradley, It was learned, views the order with misgivings and Is not. likely to okay ill nsc.» . Meanwhile, tl-c administrator plans lo call on the security advisory board to clarify a memorandum on which VA, threfl month,! ago, based th« "national security' order. Upon receipt of this Information II was reported. Bradley either will rcvoka or modify tho circular. SAB now has rephrased its proposed restrictions, which were designed to "Nitegimrd inlormntlon lor nation *1 security." After Six Yeors,' Texas and LSU Renew Relations AUSTIN, Tex.. Nov. S. (DP) r Football relations between th« verslty of Texas and Louisiana University, who haven't met tho gridiron In six yean, cemented again' yesterday. Athletic Director Dana X of Texas nriounnced that 100 would pi ay Texas Sept. la. IMa, to open thn Longhom'a home irin i and dedicate t>xat' en M.OOO-scnt Memorial Stadium. , Texas follows the tffa gam* wllh another tough mterae clash when the steers go to Hill, N..O., to meet North Una the following Saturday. The Texas-UBU football began In 1RM, and the laat baUl« between th f /two achooU In ISHI when Texas whipped JJKJ, 34-0, in the most decisive aeon «C the series. LSU ha» won flr« gitati arid Texas foiir, with one tt«. With the Courts Chancery Glenn Wallace Buncn n, Marie Bunch, suit for dlT H. H. Hull M at vi.'John It Hams, suit for Pneumatic tires: for farm tractors came Into general use In 1W3. Triple Diamond Service IWnbiem above » than » sign. It meuvs that our mechanics a** SoMraMkxnl-lMined^in tbe tx«t and Iare<n nil rtwrii ami pfacaitgi. Jt mtmns that we me •pectal )n«enw(>ocMl eqtiipmenc for .testing, re- P*" 10 !* »«coo*tio«Mng and ptoring. It rtveam tfcat th* totdc pans we m»»t[l mre pf*ci$ioc- engineered InwntttkxMl Parts. It me*tt*,~'tbvr* •11, that yrjwr trucks -ten- nnk« »r models-are serviced here with sJtiH and are art that they will give the best po«sa.H>k nerrwe at knrest cost. 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