The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 17, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 17, 1947
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17,194T ' BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chicks Paired With Little Rock For First Game in 'Arkansas High School Grid Playoff Series The Little'Rock Tiger*, defending state high school football champions; were chosen by:the Executive Committee of the Arkansas Athletic Association to meet Hie 'Blytheville Chicks in their first round, game of Hie slate Double-A football championship play-off which gets underway thia weekend. *— ' Meeting In an all-day session In . . . •••• Harrison High Dragons Defeat- Wynne Team 50-0 LJttl* Rock Saturday, the committee picked the' North Little Roclc Wildcats to represent District 6 In Double-A competition and then Invited Little Rock and Van Buren to fill out th« elcht-Uun card. The two Invited team* were necessary M two of the state's districts. District 3 and District 6, were without Double-A representation. Van Buren wax runner-up to Fay- ettevllle In District 1 and will be paired with North Little Rock In first round play. The committee also selected Pocahontas of District 2 to fill a bye In the Class B bracket and will meet Atkins, winner of District 4 competition In first-round play. Tittn an "Invited" Team The committee's action In choosing the Tigers as an Invited team came following the Little Rock-Pine Bluff game which was played in Pine Bluff Saturday afternoon and which the Tigers won by a 33 to t score. This same was one of the deciding factors In picking the representative of District 5 because Little Rock and North Little Rock who are the only Class A A teams In that district have Identical records and the committee was forced to pick a representative for the district by comparing scores of games with common opponents. North Little Rock defeated Pine Bluff 41 to 6 In a game played earlier this season. However, J. M. "Johnie" Burnett, executive-secretary of the AAA pointed out that the Wildcats were not declared Double-A champions of that district, merely a representative. The championship will be de elded : when the two 'teams meet Thanksgiving Day. he said. Head Coach Firman "Nl«" .lj- num who »•« In Little Kock Saturday, stated this morning: thai that the Blvthtrillr-I.Ktlc Rock fame would^ be played in Little Rock but the e»ct dale hai not be«n set. Several fames are scheduled lo be played In the Capital City this weekend, he said,-and Little Rock school officials ire irr«n«inj a site far the contest and complete Information should be announced this afternoon. The play-offs will get undcrwiy Friday. Then ttje winners will wait one week skipping Thanksgiving Day games. Play will be resumed Dec. 5 and g. with the finals slated for the following weekend. The first-round playoffs pairings, listing teams' won, lost and tied records follow: Class A A— North Little Rock (8-0-1) vs Van Buren (7r2-0). , ' " Tajett'evlhe (8-OI6V vV SubUco (6-1-1). The game 1> set for Fayetteville on Sat. Little Rock (8-0-1) vs Blythevill* (6-4-0). El Dorado (9-0-i) vs Pine Bluff (4-5-0). The game will be played at Pine Bluff Friday. Claw A— Conway (8-0-0) vs Torrest City (8-0-1). Slloam Springs (3-4-0 vs Boone- vtlle (7-1-0): At Van Buren Friday. Beebe (4-4-0) v« Paragould (6-1- Mganolia (7-1-n vs Cr'ossett (81-1). At El Dorado Saturday night. Class B— Bauxite (6-4-0) vs Parkin (9-0- Pocahontas (7-2-0) vs Atkins (6- Scorlng touchdowns in every period the Harrison High School Dragons rolled over the Wynne Bulldogs SO to 0 In a game played under the lights of Haley Field Saturday night. Dragon backs Branch, Walls. Taylor and Barr scored the seven touchdowns and the six extra points- most of them on long runs and a safety In the second period accounted for the other two points. The Dragons are scheduled to play the Booker T. Washlnglon Es- klmoes of Joncsboro In Joncsboro Nov. 19. In a previous meeting earlier this season they defeated the Esklmoes 19 to 6 on the Drngons' field. Starting lineup for the Blytheville team WRS left end Hodge, left tackle Campbell, left guard, Wilson, center Bennett, right guard Watson, right tackle Patton, right end Kelly, quarterback Stewart, left half Branch, right half Walls and fullback Taylor. Substitutions: ends Williams, Bates, Washington, and Rush; tackles Campbell, and Long; guards A. Taylar and Green; backs L. Campbell, Barr, L. Rush, Bynum, Hampton and Davis. Rams and Bears Turn Grid Game Into Brawl On Los Angeles Field LOS ANGBLES, Nov. 17. (UP)— The Chicago Bears professional football team and the Los Angeles Rams turned a football game at Staid Memorial Coliseum into a bare-knuckle battle yesterday. Today, Bob Walerfleld, former UCLA star and husband of movie star Jane Russell, was being-examined to determine whether his Jaw was broken, several other players nursed bumps and bruises and even the equipment boy had a shiner. Tilings got so rough, the 37,934 customers were wonder-Ing whether there would be' enough men left to finish thc game. Five men — three Bears and two Rams — were ejected for unnecessary roughness Ed Sprinkle of the Bears was accredited with landing the haymaker on Waterfield. Jack Matheson. 228-pound Chi cago end, allegedly punched Buddy Leinlnger. 100-ponnd Ram PAGE SEVEN SMU Defeats Arkansas The Southern Methotllst Mustangs remained uiidclealcd' after a 14-G win over the Arkansas RaKorbacta Dick McKlssack <3fl) SMU, goes through thc center of (he Arkansas line for a two-yard gain In the second quarter of their game In Dallas. He was stopped by Duval Thornton (11) and Trncey Scott, (M o f Arkansas, (NEA Tclcphoto.) , Michigan Goes to Rose Bowl; USC-UCLA Game to Decide Foe BY STAN OI'OTCMVSKy (United Press Sports Writer) NEW YORK, Nov. 17. (OT)_Michigan held one Rose Bowl berth today, and it was up to Southern California to beat UCLA for the other this week as the nation's football picture remained as, confused as a Dall painting. You could safely say that Michigan and Notre Dame were the chief contenders for thc national championship, since Michigan clinched the Big Nine title with n 40 to 6 win over Wisconsin mxl Notre Dame retained its perfect record by downing Northwestern, 28 lo 10. But otherwise, nothing was sacred. Georgia Tech, which seemed a sure shot for the Southeastern Conference title, lost to Alabama, 14 to 7. Likewise, Missouri arid Utah icll and Penn was tied by Army, This week's games will cither add to the general confusion, or else eliminate it—all 'depending on the outcome of the,vital clashes. A crowd of 100,000 will be on hand Tor the most Importunt of thc matches when Southern Cnl meets UCLA In Los Angeles. A win vaults USC into thc Rose Bowl with Michigan. A UCLA win, could produce a tie—perhaps a three or four- way tie at that. Southern Cal was off Saturday preparing for this game, while Pitt, 28-0 victim of Purdue. Notre Dame tackles Tulane, which tied Florida. 7 to 7, in a warmup for (he Nov. 21 game with Southern Cal. Other games this week: Hast—Columbia-Syracuse, Boston College - St. Mary's. Holy Cross Fordham, Princeton - Dartmouth, West Virginia-Temple, Yale-Harvard. South—Alabamu-LSU, Gcorgia- Chattanoo^p., Clcmson - Auiiurn, Kentucky - Tennessee, Mississippi State-Mississippi, Southern Van- derbilt-Ailirylaild, Virginia-North Carolina State. Midwest— Illinois-Northwestern, Indiana - Purdue, Michigan - Ohio State. Minnesota-Wisconsin. \Vest — Oregon - Oregon State, Stanford-California, Washington State. Rilcy Is Paired With Ex-Champ On Mat Program leaving .the .field. Matheson' also Invaded the Ram dressing room, where he was felled by Ram coach Bob Shyder. Waterfield stayed on the field the entire game after he got popped while throwing a forward pass in the second quarter. But he only did some kicking in the last half. Army ordnance scientists disclose a new 16-inch telescope that can follow and photograph a V-2 rocket traveling 3000 mph to altitudes of more than 100 miles. 1-0). McCrory (S-l-0) vs Earle (T-2-0) at Wynne. Dlcrks (G-3-0) vs Dermott (8-10). Sites for other games will be decided by competing teams. 4 r FAILS f Cieck orer your tractor now and let us put it In iirat-clut running order. Let u. put your nam 9 on our Advance Service Schedule. Better Tractor Performance It Derived From Better Service and Better Ail-Around Care That', What You Get At— ^nc. 3/2 SOUTH 2S? ST. PHONE863 KJM*Kf*MM?MI clubhouse toy as UMTeams were I UC1LA do * ned Washington. 34 to 7. knew of cmonous* bos. as the teams were I The.Big six championship will be I b.rt it was at, stake, too.^ln a.pair,of games: Ihis week—Kansas vs, Missouri nnd ' Oklahoma vs. 'Ncpriukn. Missouri's surprise 21-12 IMS to Oklahoma means that cither Kansas or'Okla- homa could win Hie title Saturday it one wins and the other loses. Otherwise, another tie. Nebraska WRS off Saturday and Kansas HcXcct the Oklahoma Aggies In a non- league game, 13 to 1. Duke meets North Carolina. thU week and could cinch thc Southern Conference crown with a victory. Uuke played a scoreless tie with South Carolina Saturday, ami Nonii Carolina downed Maryland, ia to U, QIC Misrf Leads SEC In the Southeastern conference, Georgia Tech's loss sent, Mississippi to the head of the class. Each team has but. one league game lelt— Mississippi against Misslsssippi State and Tech against, Georgia In No. 27 traditional tills. It would take a Mississippi loss nnd a Tech \vfn for Bobby bunting. Mifsissippi, 53-0 victor over Chat- (anooga thanks to Chuck Conerly's record-breaking performance Saturday, is off this weekend while Tech plays non-league Furmnn, In thc Southwest, SMU beat. Arkansas, 14 to 8, and continued to lead the parade .towards the championship and the Cotton Bowl. SMU must beat. Baylor this week nnd TCU next in its final games to clinch the crown. Contending Texas, a 20-0 winner over TCU. has only Texas A. and M. Nov. 27, rc-maui- ing. Baylor downed Tulsa, 1-6, Saturday. Pcnn's 7-7 tie with Army rtid not detract from the Ivy U-iigue tille already clinched, and likewise Utah's 13-6 loss to Idaho did nul PGA President Faces Ousting at Convention CHICAGO, Nov. 17. (Up —The annual meeting of the Professional i Golfers Association opened today, but most of the activity consisted of back-of-the-scenos maneuvering In the drive to replace President, Ed •'Dudley with veteran HortoiV Smith at tomorrow's election ol officers. Dudley said last night that he move to replace him, believed that a _well organized campaign had been- organized to BCt7 r 'ria"of Dudley for "factionalism." - • •• Several members of the association reported -they ,hnil / received postal cards recommending Smith for the office instead of Dudley, who wns elected ui 1042 to replace Ed Walsh. All scissions were closed to the public and It was expected the members would engage in several stiff battles behind closed doors: on many issues connected operation of the organization. Johnny "Tiger" Ixjng, one of the most popular wrestlers ever to perform In the ring here, will return lo Mike Meroney's wrestling program tonight when he teams with Tex Riloy in the Lag match feature. IjOiifs formerly was light hcayy- wclght boxing champion of Florida. His fair play and ability has won him a lurge following throughout the South. Opposing Long and Riley in the tag feature will be Jim Coffield and Frank Marconi, a pair of 200-pound mayhem merchants from the Memphis ring. Both Marconi and Coffield made Ihcir debuts here only a short time ago. - n _.. , ( T\vo one-fall preliminary matches Washington- | are scheduled to precede the. main event with Riley meeting Marconi in Die first and Long tangling with Colficltl In thc second. Bell lime is 8US. Hawkeye Coach May Get Resignation Rejected IOWA CITY. la., Nov. 17. (UP) — The Athletic Board of Contro French Soldiers [o Unload Ships Ramaditr Act* to Break Jam Caused By Strike at Docks PARIS, Nov, 17 (OP)—France's middle-of-the-road government, determined to smash the Communist Winter offensive, undertook to Ijrcak the dock worker's slriko In Marseille with troops and sailors lo day. Soldiers already In Marseille on anti-riot duly and sailors from the big naval base «t Toulon were ordered In to unload ships that have been standing in portr-the biggest in France—since last Thursday be cause a Communist-ordered strike. Despite the scarcity of food, the strikers had refused to unload food ships. The Colonel Vicljeux, filled with more than 1,000 Ions of meat from Madagascar, and the Brltlsr Empire State, with a cargo of wheat will be thc first vessels unloaded by the military. All told. 15.000 Communlst-ler workers were striking In Marseille and the Rhone Department (County). They included streetcar and bus workers who wcnl out ycster (lay, and other unions were taking strike votes. 1,500 Arrrslctl In Marseille Police and troops prowled nboiii the streets looking for foreign ngi- tnlors. Fifteen hundred "suspicious" persons were arrested yesterday. Of these, 450 were held for furtiier questioning, of whom 11 were booked on a charge of being in Prance illegally. T3ic others were released. Premier Paul Ramadier strongly considered strengthening his cabinet in an effort to get a middle-of the-road government able to steer Prance between Communism, on the left, and the forces of Gen, Charles DC Geulle, on the extreme right. Ramadier met yesterday with former Premier Paul Reynaud .and oilier moderate [Wliticul leaders at Rambouillet, the country home at President Vincent Auriol. This meeting was followed by reports that Ramadier might resign in favor of the clapper Reynaud. No Compromise with "Kcds" Thc-re were other reports that Ramadicr might try to strengthen his cabinet with possibly the strongest, moderate triumvirate in France —himself, Reynaud ami the elder statesman, Leon Blum. Reynaud said thc political leaders at the meeting only "surveyed the possibilities," but admitted these included his becoming head or a member of a renovated cabinet. In view of the strong att ! 'ude. he was taking toward their maneuvers at Marseille, it hardly seemed Blytheville Man May Get Coaching Post or Auburn J. B. "Ears" Whllworth, formerly of Blytheville and now line coach of the University of Georgia Bulldogs, has been mentioned as a possible replacement for Carl Voyles as head coach at Auburn College in 1948. According to the United Press today reports current. In athletic clrclei there lndlcat« that Voyles will be replaced . next season and Whltworth and Ralph Jordan, who la also a member of Georgla'i coaching staff,.have been mentioned ' as possible succssors to Voyles However, Voyles said he had heard nothing officially of . the plan to replace him, the United Press stated. Pap Tackle Undergoes Appendicitis Operation Bill "Buzsy" Wunderllch, first string left tackle of the Blytheville Junior High School Papooses, will be out of the Paps lineup for the remainder of the season due to an appendectomy Saturday. The Paps' big tackle was operated on at th c Skallcr clinic here Saturday morning 'for an acute case of appendicitis, and was removed lo his home at 820 West Hcarn Street in the afternoon. His condition was reported as "fair" today. Coach Pop Mosley of the Paps, in announcing the loss of Buzzy stated that he would probably use Bill Boyd, a reserve tackle, In the vacant tackle slot for the remainder of the season. Five Killed When Gas Explodes; Fifty Injured NAM PA, Ida., Nov. 17. (UP)—Thil city of 12,000 residents returned to normal today as rescue workeri cleaned up the debris of a butane gas explosion which killed five per. sons and sent 50 others to the ho»- pital. The blast was the city's worst dU- asler In years. Officials It wai 'miraculous" that It did not hav« a more terrible effect. The explosion wrecked a Chines* restaurant and next-door night club. Firemen believed It resulted from a concentration of butane gas which, had just been delivered at the <?«- tablishincnt. They were not certain, however, on how thc gas was touch, ed off. Authorities said the explosion ignited a fire but the blaze was extinguished when the building collapsed a few seconds after the blast. coach at thc University of Iowa tonight, and there are 'indications they might refuse to accept' his resignation. : Anderson,, ;. 47-year-old former Notre. Dame ^protege of- the. l^te knlife* Ro'ck'.rleV subrn'lttecl an'oral resignation -to Dr.. Virgil Handier, 'uniy'erslty .president. Since-'then, the Iowa. Hawkeyes have scored one of the 'season's major upsets, coming back in the second half lo 'lick Minnesota, 13 to 7. . .Immediately, reports began making thc rounds that Anderson's resignation might not be Accepted. Nazis Plead Not Guilty Sets Dirt Track Record the Communists by offering them a "more acceptable" cabinet. He put the Communists out of his'cabinet last Spring, and there seemed little or no chance that • he would take them back now. . Communist union, leaders had threatned to tie up all French ports If Ramadier used troops to break their strike. Dock workers in nearby Sete already had walked out in sympathy.' Strikers claimed they wanted a 25 per cent raise, but actually the strikes were tied in closely with last Wednesday's Communist, invasion of City Hall. NUERNBERG, Nov. 17. (UP) — i Twelve officials of the Krupp works, i Krupp von Bohlen und Halbch. armorers of the Third Reich, pleaded not guilty today when they were, arraigned on war crimes charges. Among them was young Alfred JACKSONVILLE, Fin., Nov. 17 (UP)—Ted Horn, Patcrson, N. J. racing car driver, today posted a nc\v world's record of 23 seconds i around a semi-banked half mile j dirt track, breaking his own prnv- I tons mark of 23.78 set at. Richmond,! Dodd's lads to get .the Va. Earlier this year. Horn's time i around the Jacksonville (rack yesterday also bettered the local mark of 23.81 held by Wayne Wynn of Tampa, Fla. » to Idaho (lid nol Mr Big Seven cnam- cost thc utts lli pionship. Pcnn, Army and Navy, ths latter a 20-7 loser to Penn State Saturday, are ai! ofi la the East this week. Penn State, defending that, unbeaten end untied record, faces ?EILOW5TONE BOTTLED IN BOND Yank Center Recovers PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17 (UP) Joe Domnanvlch. Boston Yanks ccn- t ter who was carried unconscious t out of lhc*Yan!;s-Phl!acIclphla Ea- i files game yesterday after making ! a head-on lacffle, planned to leave j Temple University hospital today , little the worse except for a sore i neck. ] Physicians said yesterday that X- rays showed no evidence of a hrofc- cn neck but ordered the former Alabama player to stay in the hospital "at least one night." Monticello. Thomas Jefferson's Indian ant bees build honeycombs 18 feet hish. 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Every Monday \DUI,TS 45c — CHILDREN 15< Monday, Nov. 16th < T " '"ciudeay .__ BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH fiGERToNG'AndYEXR'lLEY versus FRANK MARCONI And JIM COFFIELD ALSO TWO 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Tiger Long vs. Jim Coffield Frank Marconi vs. Tex Riley Former Police Chief and His Wife Murdered CHICAGO. Nov. IT. (UP) —Two sets of muddy footprints were the imucipal clues today to the identity of the men who shot and killed the former chief of police of suburban Posen and his wife they were about to enter their home. Stanley Rzepa and his wife, Ann both 31, were cut down by 12-guugc shotgun blasts yesterday in a predawn ambush which police saia may have resulted from a gang land fight over slot machine and gambling operations- R7,epa resigned as police chiel last month after he was charged with malefasance. He and his wife apparently were killed by two men who waited all night in the shadows alongside their home. Li. Maurice Green of the County Highway Police said two sets of men's footprints were found in the soft earth near the house. The condition of the ground indicn l ert that the killers had waited several hours, he said. Recently considered unusuabl* by steel makers, taconlte In Its magnetic form now can be "bene- flciated" to produce a concentrate containing 62 to 65 per cent iron. FOR THE ALf 1 i . Weekdays Box Office Opens G:45 p.m. Shuw Starts 7;00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Box Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. "Where Happiness Costs So Lillle" TONIGHT "SMOKY" Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter Cartoon and News Tuesday "DOLL FACE" M-llh Vivian Blalne aiirl Demiil O'Ktcft Also Selected Short* New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVERY NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m- Matlnee Saturday & Sunday Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showing TONIGHT "The HUCKSTERS" with ,.'.,. Clark Gable, Deborah Kerf Tuesday 'When a Girl is Beautiful' Adcla Jcrgan and Sfephan Dunne Also Selected Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Monday & Tuesday Hunt Stromberg HEDY presents Openi at 6:39 p.m.: starts 7:0t p.m. TONIGHT 'CLOAK and DAGGER" Gary Cooper, LIU Palmer Paramount News A- Shorts FO TOP BREWING CO., CINCINNATI Fred S. Sallba & Company DISTRIBUTOR Tuesday "I Cover Big Town" rhllllp Reed and Hillary Brook« Serial: "The Seahound" Aim Shnrtn Ut West Ash St. Phone 437

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