The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 20, 1947 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 20, 1947
Page 10
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TEN BLVT11EV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1947 Blytheville Chicks, Cinderella Team of High School Gridirons , Off to Battle in Den of Tigers, Twenty-nine Blytheville Chicks left by bus at 7:30 tills morning JOT Little Rock where they win engage Ihe Little Rock Tigers, delcnfl- ing sl«t* football champions, in a Hist round game of the 1947 stale football championship playoff »t Tiger Stadium tonight. ThU will be the second meeting between tlie Chicks and liie Tigers tht« yew. The Cliicks dropped the first encounter by an 18 to obscure at Haley Reid here Oct. 3 but since that defeat they have been coining along nicely and have been termed by slate spoils scribes as the "Cinderella team" of me scate. + -- > — - — - — - _ Best Battery The Tiger., who walked through b !c of holding down the blocking the play-offs l»st yepr with case,; position will be rated as favorites In lo- j Elub nillv B b nights clash by approximately a " (|nd meeting. Hil ,. o!d Tnylo lwnMng „„ lelt Coach His "Blues" Tune .halfback choree. In the event that. The Chicks wound up their pro McFarlanri is not ready lo go game practices with a short work- ' Coach Bynuin will cull on cither out yesterday afternoon. Coach Nig Roger Lum or Mose Simon to start Bynum and Buddy Davis limited at right halfback with Jack Bl- the drills to only light offensive )| o tt probably working at fullback. workouts, taking no chances on last 1 minute injuries. Following the prac- ,, . ... , _ lice session, the tribal chieftains Harrison High Dragons stamped their okay on the squad £>OWnet/ fcy and sent them home to await, de- | ' parture for Little Rock. Coach Bylium hummed (lie blues a little louder yesterday wnen he announced that tlie Clucks' captain and ace ground-gainer Billy The Harrison High School Dragons bowed to tlie Booker T. Washington Eskimoes of Jonesboro by n score of 12 to 7 in r. s amc plajvd Wayne McFarland may not see ac- i nt Woodland Field in Jonesboro last tion in tonight's game, McFarland nlgnl - wia confined to his home yesterday The Eskimoes cashed in on t-svo with sinus trouble and the tribal j Dragon fumbles In the first quar- chieftaln slated that unless his I icr for their two tallies and the trouble hns cleared up considerably, -• Uragons staged n third-period scor- he would not attempt to use him tonight. However, McFarland was Missis: Chuck Arniv. ippi has majtH- collie football's slickest pnss combination in 1 Conci ly ii ml end Bai m-y Puule. liie laller formerly with CpiH'ily's arm liiiiuc-cl i;i nil MX Olo Miss touclV.lowns; ' ing drive with left end Hodge cross- Ing the seal line after receiving | Eskimoes' live-yard line In sion of the Dragons. the final period and it the end the game the ball was resting on the on hand when the Chicks departed la pass from halfback Taylor on the this morning. Jonesboro 10. • Two other starters, fullback R The Dragons threatened again in C. Allen and guard L. W. Filzhugli, may aUo be given the "no sign tonight, Tlie two regulars arc still nursing leg injuries received a couple of weeks ago and may be benched »t starling time tonight, Rot at Une-up Intact With the exceptions of Ihcse three, Ihe remainder of the Chicks | starting lineup will .remain Intact. Jimmy Garner, a sophomore who h»s been leclng considerable service as a reserve will probably gel tht aUrting nod at the left .tackle post with Mose Simon or Jack Elliott working at fullback. Both Simon and Elliott ran from the fullbcck slot in the Bates^illc game lut week and are considered capa- There :U-R Uvo loads open the Slulc of Indecision It is said thai the rich are more n «>™"s than the poor because the e ...... Salclv route, that leads to a long i wlllc VI " 1 ely of choices that wealth and 'happy life, or the Careless Permits them keeps them In a stale route, that leads to an untimely of "'""''sum. Indecision is a strain end. - 011 nerve-control mechanism. Elliott Named Most Valuable Player in NL NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UP)—Bob Elliott rising to the peak brilliance of a long career In his first season with the Boston. Braves today was named the most valuable player In Ihc National League, the first third bascnmn In the history of the majors ever to be selected for such an honor. Klliott, whose tcllow pJaycrs affectionately nicknamed him "The Team" because of his all-around proficiency, did not lead the league lit liny department of hitting or fieklinp, but his .317 baiting average was third highest among National League regulars and the best lie ever compiled for himself In a nine yc;»- career In the majors. 'Ehe six-foot. 185-poimder from Plaster City, Cal., "plastered" opposing pitchers for 17G hils Including '.!& doubles, 22 homers and (Ive triples, and hud the highly respectable total of 112 runs batted in. Coming to tlie Braves after eight years with the Pirates in which he had a Illelimc major league aver- aye ol only .292, he immediately clicked with tlie Boston pilot. Billy Suiilhwurih, and broke up ball game after ball game with timely slugging. Klliot not nine first place voles out of IM in balloting by a special committee ol baseball writers. Ihree from cacti National League city. On tin- basis of 14 points for a first place vote, nine for second, e'-nt for third ami so on down lo one point for 10th, Elliott received 205 points, giving him a comfortaulc maryin over pitcher Ewell Blackwell of Cincinnati, who was second with 175 points. First baseman Johnny Mize •>[ Nc\v York uas third with 144 points, catcher Bruce Edwards of Brooklyn fourth with 140 and rookie Jackie Robinson of Brooklyn, star Noi?ro first baseman, fifth with lOti. Army Scout Sees Revival Of Notre Dame Series KINGSPORT, N. Y., Nob. 20.<UP)—An Army football scout today "took it for a fact" that the Amiy- Notre Dame football game will be revived in the near future. Lt. Jack Green said that, althougn he vas speaking from personal observation, only lie predicts two-game series between the schools. He pointed to Illinois, Stanford' ;md Michigan oil Ihe Army schedule as proof that the Cadets were not deserting big-time competition. Litigation Over Lands To Delay Dam Building CONWAY. Ark., Nov. 20. (UP)— W. D. Cole, president of the Conway Chamber ot Commerce, said ioday that litigation over lands will delay construction of the proposed dam across Palarm Creek until Al leasl next Summer. He said it had been hoped lo starl construction on the structure which will form the proposed 7,000- acre lake in Southeast Faulkner County. "Even If legal phases of the project should be settled in the next tew days, it would be uneconomical to start construction during the Winter," Cole said. UCLA Meets USC In All-Important Game Saturday SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20. (UP) - Just like • minor league atlas Coach Bert Labrucherle and his UCLA Bruins carry the hopes of liie "little men" against the gargantuan ufiC Trojanj on Saturday with the Pacific Coast Conference Championship and a New Year's Day Rose Bowl Date with Michigan at stake. A victory for the uclans probably won't put them in the Bowl — but It might knock out the Trojans. And a triumph for the Bruins conceivably could send either University of California or University of Oregon Into th e post-season date. A year ago the UCLA-USC situations were the exact opposite to Underwater Ghost Town Standing between Dcuth Valley and the Sierras, Cathedral City is a desert, ghost, town that was built under water. This natural stone city of the California desert is formed of almost pure calcium, and was built up some 35,000 years ago by tiny water plants beneath the surface of an ancient lake. Others in the first 10 were outfielder Ralph Kiner of Pittsburgh, 1UI points; Pitcher Larry Jansen of Nev; York, 91, shortstop Peewee Ree^e of Brooklyn 80, third baseman George Kurowski of St. Louis, 45 and outfielder Harry Walker o! Philadelphia, 45. LAST TIMES TODAY MOX Theatre Adults Only Aim. Me (incl. tax) All Showl All New Vital Kirry Facis Violent MOTHERS-FATHERS M't Let This Hippen To Your Child-Se* This Educational How Was 1 To Know? ,^ooi \\o\v ADULTS ONLY! Facts YM Should Know-But 90 Ptr Cent Don't On SUgc hi Person— Howard Russell Fox Noted Hygiene CommenUtor Learn The Truth Before It's Too Late! RT COAT Plaids • Checks Drdss your keenest in one of (licsc fine sporl coals. Plniris, rliccks and sulids, featured l>y precision tailoring, liand-wuclml collars for bel- ter appearance. In soft shades of Ian, brown, blue and yray. All si/.cs. 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