The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 13, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 13, 1947
Page 11
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1947 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK k ) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELBVBN Papooses Seek 6th Win tonight Catholic Team .' From Memphis to Furnish Opposition The Blytlievllle Junior High School Papooses, seeking their slx- lli vlctorp of the season against one loss and one tie, will lake on yjif Memphis Catholic Junior Hich e/hool Pups'at Haley Field tonight at' 8 o'clock. Tile Paps wound up a week of hard practice with a light diess rc- hersal work-out under the lighs of Haley last night. Pop Mosley. the Paps' veteran mentor put his final okay on the squad after last night's workout and pronounced them ready for action. Tonight's game will be a sight unseen affair »s neither coach has .seen the other's team In action due to the complications surrounding the booking of the game which Is a fill-in for the East Side Little Rock game scheduled for this week. Neither coach knows what system the other employs nor much about their record. Passing Stars Themselves Argue Who Should Be Tabbed SEC* Best .BV WILLIAM A. SHIRKS 4 (UnlU-d Press Sports Writer) ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 13. CUP) — The stars themselves today disputed Hie statislics and were undecided about who Is the best passsr in Southeastern Conference football this season. A. United Pl'CSS poll Of five Of the lop aerial artists or the SEO— Harry Gilmer of Alabama, Johnny. Hauch or Georgia, Charley Concrly ot Mississippi, Travis Tidwell of Auburn and Y. A. Tittle or LSU— showed these results. Titlle—The LSU T-wizard from Marshall. Tex., said it "would b* Concrly and Gilm«r as outstanding passers, with Raucli a close third." The only one of the other three who has seen Conerly in action tills year, Tittle said "Charlie has the knack ol hitting receivers faster than most...has perfect timing in his throws, particularly with his ends and hits them the second they Of Gilmer, Tittle said "he doesn't pass as much as Conerly but In my book he's one of the best passers of all time." Tittle said Rauch was the "coolest and most collected of the pass- jers. But he's not as polished as The Pups, however, are holding i e mier Qilmer or Conerly." down the third spot in the Memphis 1 Tulle regarded as one of tin Junior Prep League trailing only bcsl passers in LSU history, IIH: South Side and Bellevue. who. Incl- \ comp i e ted 35 or 73 throws this yeai dently: are the Paps' foes the next ; lor 592 yards. Last year he complet two we*ks. They are reported to have been defeated by Falrview Juniors several weeks ago by a 8 to 0 score and by Bellvuo by a S< to 0 count. Teufh Battle Predicted The P»p> will hold a slight weight advantage over the visitors but l3t expeclins a tough battle Coach Latham Graham's pups will average Approximately 135 pound? in weight but are reported to be fast and scrappy It Is the lack of weight that hsj kept them out of the top running In the Memphis loop, the . reports said. Coach, Mosltry stated last night that he would start his regular lineup against the Pups Indicating that he would take no chances. Every member of his squad appealed in top condition at last night's workout and their spirit was at a peak. Fans m*y re their first glimpse at Paps' new passing attack In tonight's tussle. All week long they have worked on the new offensive attack In an effort to polish up a few weak points that popped up In the Newport tilt last week. Two- More Games for Paps The Paps have only two more contests to play thb year and will play both of them at home, Next week they will meet the strong South Side Juniors of Memphis and on Nov. 28 they will play a ' jeturn engagement with the Bellevue Orange Jerseys also of Memphis, in a previous meeting this season the Paps and the Orange Jerseys battled to a 13 to 13 deadlock Probable starting lineupes for tonight's game: - B'ville ••• ••'fog. ;•- Catholic Hutcherson .. LE Shipley Wunderllch .. t,T Werne _.„ Phillips L-O Bruckj — Droke C McNeil] Blankenjhip .. RG St«wart •rince R T GardunsW *er RE Kallnher Hay .... QB Menzer Lutes HB .... Lawrence Pruitt HB (Spencer R. Reid PB Brown eti 45 of 95.including 13 for touch downs. ^ Tidwell rated Conerly "one of th' best if not the best passer U collegiate football today. 1 woul' rank the others in the following or der: Rauch, Gilmtr and Titlle." "Rauch is the best distance pass er whereas Conerly excels with h short zip passes," Tidwell said. Raiich paid compliment to all the others. "Gilmer is one of the best all around players in the history ol the game. Tidwell b supurb and Oonerly must be' mighty good." Gilmer, who has completed 40.ol 67 throws this season said "Rauch is the best passer I've seen this season and a fine all-around football player. I hadn't seen Tidwell since we played together at Wood- .awn In Binnaneliarn until la^t Saturday against. Mississippi State. | His leg bothers him a lot, but Travis is still a great passer. "I've never seen Conerly play, but he must be something else— anyr one who can score two touchdowns and pass for four against Tennessee has to be good." Conerly himself, aiming at a new collegiate passing record this season, rated tops in the statistics with 100 completions out of 182 tries for a net gain of 1027 yards. That includes cour touchdown passes and seven interceptions lor an average of .529. Conerly said "They all are good." "I've had good receivers and a lot oj luck," Conerly said, "and the best football passer I've seen this year was Clyde Scott (of Arkansas.)" There they are fans. Take your choice. Pro Basketball Loop Disbands; Didn't Pay Off CHICAGO, Nov. 13. (UP) - Tha 'rofessional Basketball League «f unerlca disbanded today with eJfl- lals declaring that the venture of ess than a year's standing waa. * financial failure." All of the circuits 18 clubt disbanded alone with (he league, 'layers were given unconditional eleases as free acents. The league's 947 schedule waa called off after ast night's fames. The decision to break up a-as nade at * meeting of league officials here last night. It was an- lounced shortly after midnight today by James O. Brooks, commercial sports attorney who reprecerittd the league. ' "Effective Nov. 13, 1»«7, the Professional Basketball League of America will be termlnat*4 and a 1 ! games will be cancelled," Brooks said in a formal statement. Asked If the teams would fulfill there 1)47 player contracts, Brooks replied: "We hope to work sofwe- thing out on that." The league's disbanding threw into the open market about ItO professional basketball players Including such stars as the Chicago Gears' gigantic center. George Ml- Promoter Found For Pro Tennis; Tours Planned NEW YORK, N«v. 11. (UP) — *ra(«Mlon«l unnl* hat ***»• hep«- fully tklrttnf the frtnf*» of Me,tm« men*? f*r.» lent tin* now, kut W<Uy It lookW u thW Chlc»r> pnmetor wu' mfcout to arrive. Jack Harris vis the promoter to sl«n Jack Kramer tor a nationwide tour which will start her* Dec. M at Madison Square Garden, •114 th* »50,000 turant** awarded Kramer la the lanest aum ever paid a setter. But that apparently U only the beflnnlnr.'Pinny Palls, the Australian Davis' Cup star, was wln|lnc his way towards the U. & to r«t te«cth*r with Harris, and there were peraMent reports that Franciseo (Pancho) lecura • soon would Join' the play-Mr-piy crew. Pro U<wl* was Just gettlnf started when the war nipped it* possf- Me HMM In the »ud. It only n«w appwatly,' 1» recovering. With Krtmar and »obpy Riff lined up Cor tils Uur. Karri* ha* a main attractt«n. And he Is we! eataltliahed OB a pMfram to It a Uf urrtarttin cirt. One rrMrt from Australia said that Pails Already ha sl|ii4d with Harris for *M.OO», even thouch Palls himself said he was merel comlnf t»'ihe U- t- t» "talk" with U>e promoter. Segura, the curly-haired Ecua- dorean who grips his racquet u though It were a baseball bat, de-1 nlM In Buenos Aires that he waa turning 'pro. However, In revealing that h* had been offered WS.OOO, 8*f<»ra left himself a loophole. He uld he was "not yet" ready t» enter pro ranks. Maybe that means ht can get ready pretty pronto If the ante Is upped. However, Prankle Parker was one •ho flatly spurned the new money which Is flying around for the ads who once lived solely on ex- lerue account handouts. Also In Buenos Aires, Parker said he would ;o back to the motion picture In- lusty at the end of his Latin American tour Parker had worked as an assistant director at MOM:' kin, »h» made All-ArAerican a Dt Paul two years a4o, an* Me Dtrmott, p1aytr-e6aen of th gears who rates as »n ill-time All American. Miller 3rd to Report Killing a Deer Clalr Miller became the third Blythevllle sportsman to report a "kill" In the first week of the 1947 I deer season. Mr. Miller arrived back In Blylhe- ville Tuesday with a 160-pound spike that he bagged In Polk County Monday. Dr. L. L. Hubner accompanied Mr. Miller on the hunt and they were members of a U-man party which was made-up mostly of Hot Springs residents. Two other members of the party reported kills, Mr. Miller isntd. * Skunk Breake* It Up SAVANNAH, da. (UP)-Tne failure of this resort city's 1M7 autumn festival street dance wu due to a skunk. The striped visitor not pnly Mattered hundred* of ' but sent to>Uv*i putid|M« local hotel •eurrytac *>MB MM was whipping Into conditioning ijraUn. FK& TO EXPECTANT MOTHERS o educational booklot tal and nrv/born f a r o To thow our interest in the welfare of expectant mothers we are furnishing, without cost or obligation, the booklet MATERNAL >nd NEWBORN CARE, written by an outstanding specialist. 64 piges of education*! text with 29 illustrations, charts and graphs. A helpful guide for all expectant mothers. CITY DRUG CO. Ed Williams, Druggist 101 East Main St. Blyth.villt, Ark. * Lots of Fun * CHITWOOD'S 10 PIN BOWLING ALLE Regulation 10 Fin Alt«ys ALL NEWEST EQUIPMENT In 500 Block on East Main Strati Phone 4929 Thunder sometimes occurs when there are no clouds in the »ky. 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