The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 27, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 27, 1946
Page 6
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Ckick* Will ^^M^dtjtfc ^^nwtt' ^TAM«M * t *^^^^^yW^ ^nfj9 I Wfn Tfcfc Afternoon. By scoring a decisive 41 to 18 victory over the Leachvllis Gills "B" eager* last night, thj Bljthc- 1*11* Girls sextet niovscl up into the semi-finals of the LeiKhvjlU Hlfh School holiday bA.ketoall tournament The Chick, sextet was in com- Bwad of the game thuughour, l««ding the host squad 20 to 11 •a : the "half ' ended. Uomto Ban hit the wicker for 19 |»tnts to take high-scoring hono-.-, vtit'i WMner In' runner-up s.xit with U tallies' Wilson added a iian dtmo points to the jinf.l score. For Leachville, Byrd tuMiiM nine points to .lead scoring for thai team. Sncllgrass dropped through six and Roe added three In first round play fo> 11,c boys' entries, the.Senath, Mo., qu'nt nli- Vianced" to the scml-flnnls by blasting- the Leachville "a" five 6J to'lO.; It was a 'runaway till for the Senath cagers. They allowed the Leachville Bees to tt.lly only four points throughout (he ttst half Awhile they i;at'wied 33. Richardson of Senath nwked up 17 points to lead scoria:;. Hnrdon I ' of Senath followed with 14 tallies. far Leachville, Turner turned. In lour and Nelson, three. ' First round play was to bs completed today with the Leachville Girls meeting the Coowr Girls Beauties on Aqua-Parade JJLYTHEVILli (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Getting ready for the Florida Mid-Winter Water Hodro lo be hold i at Cypress Gardens Dec. 29, nmi:i-m;mls have fun practicing! formations in Florida waters, I SJFooffco// Prognosticate Picks His 'Winners' for 73 Bowl Games U.S. Net Stars Win Davis Cup Brilliant Performance By Kramer-Schroeder Team Cinches Title : MELBOURNE, Dec 27 (UP) Displaying some or the finest tennis and all-around generalship seen In 'cup competition in many years, Jack Kramer and Ted Schroeder clinched the Davis Cup for America today with a resounding straiglH-set, 6-2, 7-5, 6-4 dou- btes victory over the Australian duo - r '-- Bronnvlch and Adrian of . Jack Q'ulst. •Following on the heels of I ^'111 their »nd,the Caruth Bojs opposing the Cooler Boys, Semi-finals get i'way afternoon »t 2:30 when the Bly- tneville Girls play the CarctJi Girls, who > drew a bye in lust round play. Probable starling line- lip for the Chick sextat includes B. Ball, Widener and ••y/'lmn. forwards;' and w. Wisenhum, E. Overman and I*. Overman, guards, . Chicks/Play Thb AHirnoon • • The Chick "A" squad plays U.i first'tourney game this allunooii 4t 3:30 In semUfinals play against the Senath Boys. Tlie Clucks diew a bye In first-round bracketing. Probable starters for tlw chicles are Gay and Stafford, forwaids; Hardy, center; Foster and Caldwell, guards. The remaining semi-fln'rils garni s will be played off tonight with tlie Senath Girls who drew a bya In yesterday's play, meeting the winner ofHhe Leachvllle-CinterGJrls' tilt at 7 o'clock Following this game, the Leachville -A" Boys play the, winner of - the Caruth- Cooter tilt at 8 o'clock. Finals are slated to begin tomorrow night at' 7;30 Sflth the firis' pjay-off, followed at 8:Sfl with, the boys' champion',hip tilt. O/e Miss Grid Team Arrives in Old Mexico i.MEXICO CITY, Dec. 26—(UP)— Coach ^Stanley Robinson of the Mississippi football team put his . charges through a light workout today In an effort to shake tlie effects of a long railroad trip. . Mississippi players, who meet the University of Mexico In the International Bowl game Saturday, arrived Wednesday and were welcomed by U. s. Ambassador Walter P. Tnurston. v « • Robinson said his team "didn't look too good" in yesterday's workout, but attributed the showing to to* team's long trip from Mlssis- Pirates Buy Catcher PITTSBURGH, Dec. 27 (Up) — The Pittsburgh pjrates, seeking to " "ffVi elr ca ' chi »S staff, added • fifth receiver today with the "' of 23-jear-oid Clyde i the champion St. Louis BY ED WEKKMAN United Press Sports Writer LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27— Dckc ird-string catcher for . . . • — I*st season, was ob- l" ed .??, P j te ^ tregd1 ] in a s^aight the off-season. Houlgate, the football prosnoslica- tor who batted 1.000 In his 1946 towl predictions, climbed out on a limb today to name the 13 teams he thinks will win bowl games Jan. For the 1946 football season, Houlgnle scored an average of'.800 In his selections of the winners of 40 games each week. He picked the right winner In elghixof eight bowl games last'Jan. i, hitting the score right on the nose in some instances. Of the games on tap tills New Year's Day, "not one of them can be listed as outstanding," Houlgate said. "Nor will the outcome of any single contest materially change the I94G gridiron picture," From the spectator's standpoint, the Georgia-North Carolina battle in the sugar Bowl at New Orleans Is rated by Houlj-nte as the top game. Georgia's Charles -The Great" Trippi win h c chnllen e ed to a touchdown. race by Charles Choo-Choo" Justice O f North Carolina, and Houlgate believes Georeia will win by 14 points. University of California at Los Angeles will defeat Illinois, Big Nine champion, by six points In the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Houlizatc Predicted. UCLA and Georgia were the only two undefeated, untied teams in the nation during the; 1946 season. Rrc "ther bowl picks at Houlgate i .v. ~^'~ ovcr Rlcc "y 13 Points In the Orange .Bowl, Miami This game represents one-hall of n New Year's Day playoff between the southeastern and Southwestern conferences. _Thc other game matching leaders or the two conferences will be Played in the cotton Bowl at Dal- T* ' t , x *' w 't'li Hcnilgato making Loui s | al , a stn , e a over Arkansas. Oil Bowl at Houston, Tex—Georgia Teci, gets tlie nod OVC r St Marys by S ix points. T hl s b some- nlng of a consolation contest since two defeats by each team during ne regular season precluded bids to bigger bowls. Sun Bowl nt gl Paso, Tex —Cincinnati over Virginia p,,i y Uv „ lone point. , 'Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla -Oklahoma over North Carolina State by six points. Raiscn Bowl at Fresno, Cal — I San Jose over Utah state by one I Will Rogers Bowl nt Oklahoma j •it-J, Okla.—Pcpperdinc College O v- I " Nebraska Weslcym, by seven! points. Pci)]>ehllnc, of Los Angeles, Is (he first grid train to make a bowl In u s first ycnr of intercollegiate football. Alamo Bowl at, san Antonio, Tex. —Hardln-Slmmons over Denver by 20 points. . Cigar rjowl nt Tampa, Fla. — Delaware over Rollins by six points. ; Tangerine Bowl at Orlando, Pla. —Cntnwbn over Maryvillo by seven points. Harbor u ow | „!, san Diego, Cnl.— New Mexico over Montana Slate by six points. East-West game at San Francisco-West by seven points. Georgia Tech Coach May Take Over at Baylor ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 27. (UP) — Bobby Do<id. Georgia Tech 'football coach, who said he would hnvc im Important announcement after the Oil 'Bowl game Jnn. 1, probably will reveal his acceptance of the head couching job at Baylor University football funs here said today. Dodd conferred with Baylor officials two weeks ago before resuming practice with his team for the „ ..... ||k.vii> Ui Liltlll triumphs in the singles pla) on the opening day of the worldwide competition, Sehroeder and Kramer won the cup for U s for the loth time In the series tl a dates back to 1032. the work or clinching tlie victory In three straight matches went even beyond the prediction of non- playing Captain Walter Pate, but it vindicated his choice, against some opposition, of selecting the unheralded Schroeder to take the No. 2 singles spot. Schroeder took the trip to Austra- la only upon the Insistence of Kra mer that lie l)!es partner. 700 to 1 Shot Scores Three Times in Row This is a story of a raffle quit* baffling to the Imagination, but very true. C. C. Danehowcr, Osccola sportsman, farmer and county cotton statistician, decided he had more liuns around his household than necessary aim so decided to dispose of some of the artillery. Having talked over the situation Kith Joe Powell of Luxora, chairman of the Rotary club there, they came to the conclusion that a raffling of the-automatic shotgun would be interesting a s well as lu- One hundred chances were offered to those that wished to hold hands with Lady Luck. In process of disposing of the numbers, just lo make It clearer to the participants how the bus[ncss would be culminated, two bus[ncss prelimin ary draw- . aS ft dou - ci<lc " lo Cal., Stanford, ..-.. j,..*v..^. A ni; \jienuaie, Cal star then showed such fine form I" prtitlce^gamcs that Pate finally selected him over Prankle. Parker former National singles champion' The selection paid dividends because Schrocdcr Is being hailed here as the world's finest shot maker Certainly he was that today "" lie "carried" the usually steady y seay Kramer in the crucial doubles match against Qulst and Bromwlsli. Whlje Kramer was having an off day, u was the terrific play of Schrocder that saved the match He rushed the net and sent sizzling drives zooming down the mill- die of the court that left the Australians fiat-fooled. Billy Evans Feted MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 27. (U,., —'Baseball officials, writers and fans last night heard William G. (Billy) Evans describe his four years as president of the Southern League as '.'a happy association." Evans, who resigned tlie Southern's presidency to become executive vice president of the Detroit Tigers Jan. 1, told a banquet In his honor "in all my 40 years In baseball, I have never enjoyed my work us In the Southern League." ball Coach Prank Leahy would coach the Chicago Rockets next year, brought admission today from • ••b pn.^iLi: \suii nis team lor tlie J*-"'- uiwuBin> <".uiu:>sion loaay iron Oil Bowl game with'St. Mary's The Own(1 r John L. Keeshin that h coach left Atlanta with his sauad wns bilng "considered." " • •'.'<• yesterday. - | Throe coaching changes wen Rumor Persists CHICAGO, made on the Rockets during the past first season of the All-America Conference and Keeshin, at brie , time, threatened to quit professlbri'- <UP)—Persis- al football if unable to obtain 'a ten -nm 'i; -«ss- ooal unale to obt tent minors that Notre Dame Foot- 1 "name" coach for next year. ings were held. On the Initial drawing, Mayor fi. 3. Langston of Luxora was selected to pull the number. After a tho- icugh scrambling the number "30" was elicited. The following dny, a second drawing was held and ft was (le"a™ a farmer. T. Lcm do the extracting. His . friends declared he had 30-cenl; cotton on his mind for It was number "30" agr.ln. Came the day of the real drawing. Scrupulous preparations were made before some 30 apprehensive participants. For the authentic drawing, It carried unanimously to let the town's seat of learning, Eupt. Tom Dale wilklns, have the honor of accolading some fellow citizen a second Daniel Boonc or to place into his hands a lethal weapon that might be Instrumental in his dimlse at the hands of his wife. Yes, the number was pulled and it was "30." The mm went to s. R. Conner. Rt. 1, Luxora. North Carolina Coach Fears Trippi; Rauch, Too BILOXI, Miss.. Dec. 27.—(UP) — Those everlasting cheers lor Char- Icy Trippi tend (o by-pass the other members of the Georgia bal club, but Coach Wally Butts vowed today that n lad named Johnny Hauch could easily steal the short in the Sugar Bowl. And — what's more — heartiest agreement came from North Carolina Coach Carl Suavely, the man who must face both Trippi and Rauch come New Year's Day. Butts said flatly,. "Ranch could be an all-American, and I think lie will be—maybe next season." To this snavcly added, "Sure we fear Trippi, Hnd fear him plenty. But Trippi is not the entire Georgia football team. I think that Ranch is every bit as dangerous." "" " ™ ™ • • " " ••• • H H . "Eat a Bonnee at Barney's" Delicious BONNEE BUTTERED STEAK SANDWICH BARNEY'S DRUG STORE C 2006 W. Main St. Phone 30.17 It'll Pay You to always follow the.crowds to The Home of Famous Brands » PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., Inc. 1» West Main St,pk<me 515 HERE'S TO GOOD HEALTH IN 1947 FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE RULES: N Get nine hours of sleep Eat simply Take a refreshing bath at least once a day. 'I'llis is called (hu .season of colds, but Hint doesn't mean lliid you should catch a cold. Daily bathing is highly preventive. Start your bath with hot water,and finisTT quickly with cold. These differences in temperatures in your daily bath train your body to resist the penetration 3i sudden weather changes . . . t o enable you to enjoy iiore freedom from colds. WATER IS A MOST IMPORTANT PART OF YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM Blyttieville Water Co. BERNARD ALLEN, "Water h Your Cheapest Blue-Gray Game Puzzles Experts Who Decide Odds BY ELTON CBEAMKK United Press Sports Writer MONTGOMERY, Ala( Dec. 27. (UP)-The boys who do the odd- making on football games had a tough one today as Montgomery prepared for the annual Blue-Gray game In Cramton Bowl tomorrow, favorite over the North, possibly but the South appeared as a slight by n touchdown. As a matter-of fact some of the experts are giving it up as a wide open affair, but from those who have watched both teams in practice since they arrived here a week ago the word comes that the Rebels are set to avenge that 26 to 0 licking the Blue Coats handed them last year, Anyway, regardless of tlie outcome, the 22,000-odd fans who managed to set tickets—and some stood In line all night—will see two teams coached by six of the best mentors In the business and stars like Harry Gllmer, Alabama's passing nee, Mississippi State's Shorty McWilllams, Carmen Falcone, another passing expert from the University of Pennsylvania, and Northwestern's Dick Connors. Southern coaches—Dutch Meyer of TCU, Allen McKeen of Mississippi State an<| Red Sanders of Vandeibilt—for the past week have emphasized both passing and punt- Meyer, who has bee,, directing the Southern backfleld. admitted that tlie aerial offense the Rebels have built up around Gilmer would be counted upon heavily. The North all-stars, coached by Lynn Waldorf of Northwestern, Bo McMillin of Indiana and Ray Morrison oj Temple, have likewise developed some passing plays, and Falcone is almost a match for Gilmer. it was his passing that beat the south last year. FRIDAY, DECEMHEH 27, 101(5 Barnhill's Boys Get Workout On Waco Field WACO, Tex., Dec. 27 — (UP) — Coach John Barnhill and his Arkansas University football team, who meet Louisiana State in the Cotton Bowl, planned a hard drill for today with emphasis on conditioning. The Razoibacktf will use the facilities or Baylor University until Tuesday, when they move to Dallas, site or the Cotton Bowl game. Slaughter Leads. League in Runs "Batted-ln"'irv'46 NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UP) — Stocky Ehos Slaughter, who never drove in more .than 98 runs iii any of five privious seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, won tile National League's runs-batted-ln title during 1946'with 130, oficia Ifigures disclosed today. Slaughter's total was 14 higher than that of Fred ,(Dixie) Walker's of the -Brooklyn Dodgers, the runner-up with 116. In 1845, the Dodger outfielder led the league with 124 runs driven in. Th,e 30-year-old slaughter, a native of Iloxboro, N. c., batted only .300 during the season but lead team-mate Stan Musial, the circuit's batting leader, in the ruhs-battcd- in department by 27 tallies. Rice Grid PlayerJ tond In Miami for Big Game MIAMI, Pla., Dec. 27. (UP) Rice Institute players arrived here last night for their Orange Bowl New Year's clash with the Tennessee Vols who have been tapering off in scrimmage sessions. 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