The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 19, 1947 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 19, 1947
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PAGE TWELVB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1347 Chick Mentors Place Emphasis (>ji '-Offensive Power tor Use in Play-Off Game With Little Rock LEAD SPORT—CHICK MENTORS—2-24 •With accent on offense tlie Blythcville Chicks yesterday wound up pre-game practice in preparation for their first-round contest of the state football playoff with the Little Rock Tigers tomorrow night with a light workout dt Haley Field. • Coaches Nig Bymim and Buddy Davis sent the Chicks through a long session of dummy scrimmage in an effort to lun« up their,ground gaining machine which lias rolled for a net gain of 2,174 yards already this year. ; Yesterday's session was relative* light In comparison with lh« one held Monday. Tlie Chicks «i>enl most of thp afternoon In running plays and tarred off with a few warm-up jaunts around the field. Th«J' will close cnmp this afternoon with i light dress rchrnrslia) and will leave for Little Rock early tomorrow moi-ntuR. Tin Chicks will tnkc tho field In tomorrow night's contest rated u the underdogs. Greater LHtle Rock sports writers have picked tlie clumiilni 1 ) Tigers to take (he tilt by at least a 12-point margin, but In about the only difference In the two teams is the Tigers' 18 to 0 victory earlier this season. Chlcki SJiow Improvement ; Since their first meeting with the Tigers the Chicks have come a long way. They have won five of the six games following (he contest, their only loss being to the North Little Rock Tigers who are favored lo tnke the play-off. Injuries suffered in the North Little Rock contest nre still hampering the Chicks and threaten two Barters. Fullback R. C. Allen and £. W. Fit?.hugh who suffered ley injuries in the. Wildcat fracas are •till limping around considerably insplte of two weeks rest and Coach Byhum has expressed doubt that they will see action In the Little Rock game. Sportsmanship In Tennessee Is Questioned Jonesboro Cage Team Defeats Loy Eich Quintet Paced by Jake Holman, All-State forward of the Jonesboro GoJdcn Hurricanes last year, the Arkansas Bloodhounds defeated the Loy Eich quintet 48 to 37 in an exhibition game at the Armory last night. Holman, who recently Joined the nioodhounds after a brief slay with the University of Arkansas Raxor- baclis, wa.s high point man for the night with 13 points followed closely by Thrace Ramsey ot Osccola with 12. chafin, Meharg and Rakesliaiv tied lor high-score honors for tlie Etchers with eight point* each. The Bloodhounds arc scheduled to meet the Manila Independent* in a return game at Manila Sunday. BOSTON, Nov. 10. (UP) —Hoslon College was a-feuriin' and a-fussin' with the University of Tennessee today, and according lo Boston's Coach Denny Myers there would be sgme fightin' too if he were 20 years younger- Myers said, he didn't think pint- sized halfback Joe Dlmlnlck "was treated in a sportsmanlike manner by Tennessee—while the Vols were handing a morale-shaking 38 to 13 defeat to Boston College at Knoxville, Tenn., last Saturday. in '•They piled on him right front of our bench so all at could sec it," Myers told newsmen yesterday, "I would have liked that to occur 20 years nKo when I was playing football myself. I probably would have been in the game for exactly one more play." "They've been talking about No One Hurt at Annual Meet Of Pro Golfers CHICAGO, Nov. 19 (UP)— Expected fireworks at the annual niccllng of the Professional Golfers Association fjralctl out with no one Retting burned and the golfers took care of the remalnlui; bits of routine business today in an atmosphere of Red Sox, Pirates, Continue to Bolster Teams by Acquisition of New Players S.M.U. Victory Over Arkansas Causes 'Gripe' BY MOKT STKRN (United I'rrit Sporlswrlfcr) The controversy over who should have won Saturday's Routherr Mctliodist Arkansas game lias al tlie earmarks of becoming a tempest In a nHro-glycerIn cuntalncr. .The gatnc wound up in a M-G win for S. M. U, hul Arkansas fans, students, and many players think It should have been tlie other way around. They blame unjust penali- lles, and particularly Referee Jack Stscu of Baylor University for the loss. The penalty problem has been a peace and harmony. The pliiy-for-puy boys disposed of what had seemed to be the most explosive piece of work on the agenda yesterday when they oleclecl Kd Dudley president for another year without a dlsscntinc vote. Later the accusations of Vic Chens'.!, New Jersey shotmaker. that he was excluded unfairly from the Hydcr Cup Team, were taken care of -at an excccullve sesslor Only Ghczzl and the executive board knows for certain what wenl on behind tho closed doors, bul everyone emerged unscathed and an ollicinl announcement glossed II over nicely. "Wlillc there may have been sonx violations in Mr. Ghera.i's conduc of the Professional Golf Association playing rules, it was recognized that they were entirely unintentional, lie assured those prcsen there would be no recurrence," the sportjiinanship." Myers, "but . However Jimmy Garner and pinion who started the BiUesdllc fame week ore in good shape and .rearly in case the tribal chieftain gives them the go sign. Garner who is a .sophomore, turned In by'. 1 ! far his bpst performance al the left' guard slot last week and Simon Held down the fnllbuck post, nicely. 1 Barring any eleventh hour Injuries the remainder of the Chicks starling lineup will remain Intact! Dennie Gentry who has been suffering from im injured liccl, appears ready .lo. go as does Billy Brace; Vho has been suffering from a sol arm mid shoulder. j Taps (o Play Fridny < ; Tht Junior Papooses will wind up. their practice sessions this afternoon and then will take care of a few last minute details In 'preparation for their clash with the strong Bquth Side Juniors "of Memphis here Friday night. '• The Paps have been hampered uy eold weather all week and their Vo'rkouts have beer, short. With tlie exceptions . of Bu/.y.y Wlmdcrlicll, the first string tackle, the Pups ap- pear'in good shnpe for the contest. Wunderlich will be lost to the Paps let' thft remainder of the season 4|fe to an appendectomy. . v ?Bill Boyd.*..a. IGO-poinid reserve is tinted to fill the vacant left (ackle post in Friday's game and prob- ab]y r for th« remainder of the season. The Paps have only one game left lifter thij week that being with the Bellevue Orange Jerseys Nov. 26. ! Three other games tomorrow will get the Arkansas high school football play-offs In three divisions o(f to a fast start with -six Raines scheduled for Friday and two on Saturday. .. The schedule hv days: Class B: . McCrory vs. Earle at Wynne. Dierks vs. Dermott at. Nashville. Bauxite vs. Parkin at Benton. Friday: Class AA— . Van Buren at North Little Rock. El Dorado at Pine Bluff. Class A— Forrest City at Coiuvay. Siloam Springs vs. Booneville at Van Buren. Bee \s. Paragould Hi Scnrcy. Class B— Atkins vs. Pocahontas al Russcll- vSlle. i ^Saturday i'Class AA— Fayctteville. 'Class A— Magnolia vs. Crossett at El Dorado. I nollce It was little Dlmlnlck they piled on and not on bigger fellows like Ed Songin or John KIs- sell." But Myers didn't think the incident would prevent future meetings between ibe two teams. He said Boston College had no more contractual obligations with Tennessee hut that the Eagles and Vots "are likely to get together" again in 1049. back point for Arkansas all soil- Arknnsns has been thrown for a total of •I-IC- yards so Norfork Lake i | Opened to Year %ound Fishing LITTLK ROCK. Ark, Nov. 10. (UP) — It seemed like old times "Or Arkansas fishermen .today af- er llio State Game and pish Commission told them (hey could pick up their fishing tackle and go after that big one at any t! -ie. Howe er, there is a tlr.wback. That freedom of action was rie- crced for only one body of wnler In the state — Norfolk Lake. The commission yesterday opened the lake to year-round o]ion game fishing on an experimental basis. far this season, more Ihnn any other Southwest Conference team. Ironically enough, the team which Is currently riding 111 flrsl place S. M. U.—has been penalized less than <wiy conference team. Two University of Arkansas student sporl.swrlters opened up on Sisco in Ihe latest issue of the Arkansas Traveler, student newspaper. Writer Vic Holthoff wrote. "Sisco and his party officials endeared themselves lo Arkansas random by repeatedly thwarting possible ffa- zorback touchdown drives with penalties, all coming at crucial moments." Another writer, rjeim Hardy, listed Sisco with Doak Walker and Oil Johnson as the s. M. u. slurs of the afternoon. He wrote "at prescul Sisco Is wanted both In Oklahoma and Arkansas for robbery. Slscr goes Jesse James one better. He doesn't even curry a gun." But the most starlllng statement of all came from the usually pluck Arkansas fullback Leon Muscles Campbell, who said that a Southern Methodist back .told him the first Mustang touchdown actually didn't cross the goal line. statement snld in part. Ghoul, rather than the association, became the defendant in Ihe affair, when officials charged he had violated a rule against Issuing nauthorlxccl stalcmenls to the press. Ghe/./.i had culled in sportswriters UK! made public his accusations gainst the way the Ryder was hosen. The statement said that the point nethod used In choosing the I0-:nan squad was discussed at the session, nnd that Chc/zi had agreed that t was sound. HV STAN Ol-OTOWSKY < (United I'rcss Sports Writer) NBW YORK, Nov. 19. (UP)—The Boston Red Sox continued bolstering their cripple-crammed pltch- ng stafT today by acquiring Ellis Kinder from the St. Louis Browns, and Ihe Pittsburgh Pirates launched their avowed rebuilding job by. gelling outfielder Johnny Hopp and second baseman Danny Murtaugh irom the Boston Braves. The Sox got Kinder and infielder Billy Hitchcock from the Browns lor mfieldcr Sum Dcnle, pitcher Clem Drics'4'erd, a player to be announced later, and an undisclos- cash amount, believed to be about 520,000. The Pirates got Hopp and Mur- tauf.;h in remrn for outfield Jim Russell, catcher Bill Salkelri and pitcher Al Lyons. No cash was Involved. The Red Sox deal Wiis the second Ihe team made with tho cash-hungry Browns in as many days. The St. Louis team gave the Sox shortstop Vernon Stephens and Pitcher Jack Kramer for seven players and a sum which Cleveland President Bill Vreek said was 5300,000. Veeck had been trying to make deal with the Browns when the fieri Sox trade was announced, he .said last muht. After the acfmi.sitlon of Stephens inii Kramer, it, was obvious that Joe McCarthy, new manager of Ihe Sox. would go after more pitching trcnslh to, recoup the weakness injected when Dave Ferris, Tex Hugh son and Mickey Harris went bad last spason. Dart Bail Teams Organized in Four Churches Plans for opening play In "V" Inter-church Dart Ball gue were made at a meeting last night In the "Y" the lea- held S£C Coach and Player Of the- Week Again from Some School — Alabama ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 18 (UP)For the second straight week, the Southeastern Conference player and coach ot thrj week, selected yesterday, were from the tame school- Alabama. A poll of 12 Southern »]tort,i wrT- tcrs gave Coach Harold (Red) Drew eight votes for masterminding the Tide to a H to 7 victory over Georgia Tech, the Engineers' first loss this season. Hairy Gllmer, the Alabama back who completed 11 of 13 passes against Georgia Tech, received slight edge over Mississippi's ace passer, Charley Conerly, as the player of the week. Mention for Coach of the week went to Robert Neyland. Tennessee mentor, whose Vols rebounded t< smash Boston College, 38 to 13, lasl week, and Florida Coach Bear Wol! whose 'Gators tfed Tulane, ^ to 7. Other players nominated eithei by their coaches or rival mentors included: quarterback Johnny Ranch and fullback A! Bodine, Georgia guard Bill Healy, Georgia Tech tackle Dub Garrett, Mississippi Slate; end Abner Wimberly. LSU; end Tommy Bishop. Florida: center Homer Dedeaux, Tulane; nuarter- back George Blanda, Kentucky; end John Llptak, Auburn; halfback Bobby Berry, Vanderbllt; and halfback J. B. Proctor, Tennessee. Find! PrlcN To* Toujh .TULSA, Oltla., <UP)—Members of Tulsa policemen'^ organization I slan to ask the city commission to et them establish a co-operative j food-buying agency to offset the Ugh cost of living. The policemen, members of the Fraternal Order of Police, said H the commission denied their request, they would ask for a pay raise. They Liken U FORT WAYNE. Ind. fUP)—Kcath theater manager, called po- rooms with representatives from the men of four Churches present. Churches represented were First Presbyterian, defending champions, Lake Street Methodist. First Me- thcidisl and First Christian. The first Thursday in January WHS set as the opening dale for championship piny 'but two weeks in December will be used as warm-np and practice sessions. Alt games will be played in the "Y" rooms. The first practice session will be held on December •! ami the second on necemlxT 11- All other church groups in Bly thevillp are invilcd to place learns in the league. Kinder obviously is one of the answers. A 33-year-old right-hand- from Alkin.s, Ark., he won et^ht and lost 15 for the Browns las', season. He went the distance in 10 games and pitched two shutouts. Hitchcock broke into the msijots with Detroit in 1042, but hfls proven himself no great shakes. This latest deal came in Uie face of chose restarting rumors that the Brown franchise would be moved from St. Louis. This time, it was Baltimore getting into the act. Bob Rorlenberg, president of the Baltimore Colls of tlie All-America Foot- bull Conference, said lie w:is negotiating for purchase of the Brown franchise witli an eye towards nv-v- ing it to Baltimore. ammunition is furnfshed, as all shooters are required to use the -same size load shells. The shoot will get underway at 1:00 p.m., and Junior Chamber of Commerce members will be in charge of all departments. still hadn't left at 11:30 p.m. James Gcrarclot. 20..find Luther Hance, 2CT told police they came to tho city to . ..... , ....... _ ... ......... ......... .._. .„ wlicn the two young men who; "kill time." Besides, it was a good ' . Secretary T. A. McAmis said the cnlcl ' c<1 hls movle house at 11 a.m. jsliow, they snld. experiment may lead to opening large bjdles of water on a similar basis. And he pointed out thnt the experiment was made at Norfolk because twelve miles of the 40- mile lake extends into Missouri which has open season during Arkansas' two months closed period. In oilier aclion the commission issued orders closing rorshoe Lake In Crlttendcn County to commercial fishing. Caruthersville Jaycees Plan Annual Turkey Shoot CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., Nov. 19 —The third annual Turkey Shoot wil be held at Caruthersville on Highway R'l, just west of town, Sunday afternoon, it was announced today by Maurice Malin. president of the Carulhersville Junior Chamber of Commerce, which is sponsoring the event. Tho Turkey Shont has proved one of the most popular events on the past two annual occasions that the local Jaycces have sponsored. Shooting fans have attended from a wide area in Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. Shooters may brhiK their own guns, both shotgun and rifle, guns win be provided at the ranges. For those bringing their own guns, Underground coaxial cables arc fast replacing cross-country • overhead long-distance telephone line. 1 ; Turkey Call to Be Held YELLVILLE. Ark.. Nov. ID. (OP) Tile annual National Wild Turkey Calling Contest will be held here Saturday. Montic B. Barnaul ot Tulsa. Okla.. last year's champ, has signed up and will defend his title. CIGARETTES I d /PER CARTOI j|il PRE-PAID IMmimum < Cjrloni] Quantity prices upon nquttt Orrfirs shipped iam« day S«n<i P. 0. Homy Oidn or Chick STEEIE SALES CO., ST£ELE. MO.. .^ 9° K<: MANY HOURS dr SERVICE YOUR TRUCKS NEED ANNUALLY ? and so's the Greyhound fare To LITTLE ROCK $^85 u. s. ,„.„,„ t G "y h °u<«l's frequent schcd- M , Cfl Which cnablc >'°" l « Iwve »nd return almost any hmc you like. Still Bother con- yemence you enjoy by Greyhound is U,c depot location m the heart of each city served. '""iron Greyhound Depot; 109 N. Fifth St. ^^ Phone 4441 GREYHOUND How many hours of service do your trucks need in a year to do their best for you ? Not very many, if your trucks run little and do light work. More, if your trucks do tough jobs and pile up high mileage. Fewer service hours, if your trucks are new. More, if they are old. But no matter what the age of your trucks, and no matter what their hauls, we cnn tell you just how often they should be inspected nnd serviced in order to perform at top efficiency. This "custom-made to your needs" service is a real money-saver and troublc-avoidcr. It pays off big in service economy and operating efficiency. So get in touch with us promptly, and get the exact service prescription for your trucks. f fW. 312 SOUTH 2™ ST. PHONE863 It's KENTUCKY It's STRAIGHT It's BOURBON It's GREAT! inn I'roo/ Sniir Mnsh Whiskey AT YOUR PACKAGE STORE Abo Black Label—00 Proof Barrett Hamilton, Inc. Distributor, Little Hock. COIUMIIA HEWINO CO. ST. LOUIS Enjoy Quick Starts! New Batteries 11.95 up Less $1.00 for Your Old Battery White and Black Side Walls FISK TIRES — All Sizes * Mud Grip Tires—Truck Tires & Tubes (Jel Our Prices He fore You Huv! Priced to Sell: CMC 1942 2-Ton Truck and Trailer Engine In Truck—21 Ft. Trailer Length New Blytheville Motor Co. 217 South Second St. Phone 1422 Dick Dunkel's College Football Averages For weefc ending November 23 *£•*•« P****nlB « 1«dual. uobiaMd pbClur* erf tb* rel«liv» slconnlh o* l«AtnB M r«v*»le>d br AM This m«thod •»*«» 1h« qu«lioa. "Haw w»ll ha* each team peifon • ' ' scoiicq coueldtion method. This m«thod >pposition to dale?" The 1**m« M i (heir own fiqur'M bjr Eh. averag* scoiinq margins' Ihey establish ?.bo»t or bfllow lh« ag* rating ollheii oppononU. Average! are md*x numb«ra—nol percentage*. They iniiigalw each team's polenlial scoring tne 1 AbT OVBT 1h« w«*k««t t«am m Ibe country. Thu«, & 50.0 team hA.i been 10 scoiing poinls stronger 1h*n « 40.0 _ r i ormtno ^ QJ ^y two [ Wnnli CTH, ^ compared regardless of locAtion. The rating h»v» b<>« conlir nc* 1929. PRINCIPAL GAMES FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 Florid* ...... 74.2 »« Miami. FU. . Wak* Foi«*1. -7S.E n I>uqu«flM . , TO.O ..5S.2 SATOBDAY. NOVEMBER a Alftbamn ... *%.S vs LouisL«nM Sl«*.?2.j Bc«!<on Coll. .'74.1. T»SI. Maiy'i, Cal. 63.7 CalilotnU ..100,6 v« SUnlofd • a»m»on ...•74.3VI Aubuin .«.J Colga1» 64.3 ra B<«(cn V "S2.1 Colo. A.&M. . -53.7 T» Wyoming 53.4 Col\imbia ...'S^.S v» Sytactj** Gcorqelown "77.0 v* G. Washington .SB.9 Geonjia 86.8 ra ChAllanooqa ..* GA. Tech. . .-9Z.O T« Futman Hcly Cr( Illmoii . Mirquct Michiga . '73.3 v« Tordham «.3 . Slala iri ..60.3T« Uhigh -19.5 ..69.8r«Aii •113.3 T. Ohi .•32.3 T» Mis fi*»* —ai. . Southern . 51.8 S.4 TK £41 •84 *80. Tg. ..*69. . .75. .. '80. ... ,7$. -91. No. Carolina. .96.3 T« D,ik« Notrp Dame '109.1 VH Tulan* Oklahoma ., .90.2 T« NebTaak« Oif gon ..... *B5.3v« Or^qon A( Penn Stj»t» ..100.0 »» Pitltbuigh Princeton . . . '65.7 YS Dutlmoulh ..... 100.0 ..... 100.6 YS T*»AI ChriBl'n So. Cal. .. . '100.9 v» U. C. L. A So. Melliodisl 100.7 Y« Bar'^ ....... -77. Tennessee . . .69.3 v* Kentucky . . . . "86. Texa* Toch. .,73.GYiNew M«nc« . . *60. Vand*Tbill . .'31.8 T* Marrljnd ____ 65. Virginia .. . ,»69.3 YI H. C. Sl«l« ..... W. Wm. ft *91-9 Y i 63. »7S.6 »• R«rr»rd ...... 75. SUNTMY. KOVEMBEB M an'Ko »&3.1 vm VUlanov* ..... «3 Dial 3738 For . . i the last word in "Looks" have your hat blocked at Boonc Cleaners! We— •— • Retain Color • No Shrinkage *> Complete Reshaping —For Our Route Man! BOONE (LEAKERS 119 South Third Street Mertmol , 1. MICHIGAN .119.4 2. KOTRE DAKF. 109 1 3. IU.1NO1S 107.6 4. so. CAi.rr. . 100.3 5. SO.METH'DTST 100.7 6. CALIFORNIA.. IOO.S 7. RICE 100.6 8. TEXAS K».« tO. PENH STATE .100.0 •a 1. MICHIGAN . 111.* j. ru.rKors ... ica.t «. PURDUE 100.0 ». WISCONSm 9t.S /. IOWA «J ft. INDIANA . . . 91.1 M. mffiouat -. . M.4 MS WEEK'S LEAOEI 1. SO. METHDWT 100.7 3. TEXAS 4. MISSISSIPPI . . M.S S. NO.CARO1.IKA W.8 C. ALABAMA ... 96.6 7. I.A. STATE . .. »2.S 9.. GA. TECH. . . . 95.0 M. VANCCRBTLT.. MB ts FerWnf 1. SO. CAI.lf. . .100.9 3. V. C. L. A. ... 34.B 4. OREGON 85.3 S. SANFHAN'SCO 83.1 R. COt!.. PACIFIC 31.6 7. NEVADA 81.0 8. WASHINGTON 79.4 »». UTAH STATE . 7«!l Copyii ftwf '• "^N WO. I 5- ABMY 335 *. COttlMBrA 94 9 S HAW M .) 6. PRINCtrrOK 85 7 7. MARYLAND BS 6 ». VILLANOVA 83.0 1C. PITTSBURGH 80.5 9W 1947. by «. C.»l.

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