The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 19, 1951
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chicks and Paps Deal Manila Double Defeat Tribe Wins Easily 76-19; Juniors Victorious 32-10 MANILA- — Blylhev.lle's Chicks and Papooses wound up their pre-Christmns portion of their 1951-52 basketball seasons with twin victories over Manila teams here last night. In the feature panic of the clou-*. -- __ - , _ __ bJe bin, the raney Chicks roUc-d merrily over a hapless tosni o; Manila Lions 7G-19, In a preliminary game, nv Pap.s had little trouble with M^niln* Juniors and tooSc a 32-10 ricrb-ion. For the Chicks, it was their fifth ctraight victorj- since iliry lost their opening gnme, They were never College Basketball THE ASSOCIATED I'HKSS , pushed by the smaller unci perienced Lions who wrcre never in the ball game. .Coach Juiimy Fisher, in an obvious effort to keep the .<core down, began substituting early. He too^ his first team out of action at the beginning of the second quarter sad filled tlie floor with stihs. However, the first team \vas pushed back into action fit (lie opening of the third quarter Syracuse 84, Dartmouth 51 Ln Salic 76 Albright 68 Connecticut 56 Yale 47 llilquesne 77 Loyola of (he South II Midwest Illinois 63 Oklahoma 51 Michigan State 52 Detroit 47 Kansas 68 Hire -18 Miami Ohio 61 Toledo 42 Purdue 60 Bradley 54 Crcighton 55 U>s Angeles Loyola Southern California 40 Oklahoma mcst of them stayed until after two 1 ° u ; " n , minutes of piay in the fourth per- AI ™ l .gj; 4 J s Kcnt 8|Ble Opinions Vary on Platoon System; It's Still Good Bait for Arguments NEW YORK l/r,-Theie' S one thing SI , re about the twn platoon system in foolball-you can stir uo a good argument about it whether you're for It or against it. , The Associated Press posed this question la sports writers and sportscastcrs: "The two platoon system, with*— — Its attendant increases in the size ' of playing squads ' and coaching .staffs, Is helm; blamed for many of football's Uls. Do you aurce?" Of the 121 replies received In the year-end poll, 71 said they favored trie system. Some thought it was good, others were more enthusiastic and called it a great thing for the gnme. tod Belolt 69 Ohio Unlv 62 Voivell Scores 2Z [ Bethel Kas'ro Oklahoma Baptist forward Joe Lynn Vowcll paced j 62 the Chicks' scoring attack with 22 Eastern Illinois 78 Indiana State pnjnts, birt. he was followed closely 65 by big Montroe Holland, the Tribe's pivotman, who swished 19 points through the nets. Ktor the Lions, Borcn was high with seven points. For the Paps, it was their fourth win of the season n^ainst a single loss. They, like the Chicles, were never seriously pushed by the Manila Cubs who fought back gamely Wabash 10 Franklin 53 South N. C. State 80 C7eorgc Washington 57 Tulane 78 Texas 64 Maryland 67 Virginia Military 39 Duke 88 Davidson 49 .Miss Southern 67 Southeastern la 65 Southwest ,, Karelin-Simmons 73 Midwestern The Pops presented a balanced T ex 63 Arkansas Stale Tclirs 61 Little nock JO 57 Southern State 81 Henderson M Northeastern Okla GD College of Ozarks 39 Far West Washington Slate 58 Eastern Manila w " shl "6 ton 50 in spite of the overwhelming odds. scoring attack with forward Danny Cobb carrying off high point honors with seven tallies. Guards Bobby Jones and ; .Frcdrlie Akers tied for runner-up 'honors with six points each. Junior Game Blylheville, Tns. Hall (3) F Wngncr Cobb (7) F.. (2) Harrison Edgmon (4) C H) Gordon Alters (8) G... (3) Hatcher Jones (6) ,. O (i) Tipton Substitutions: Blylheville — Nail, Langston, Abbott. Fisher (4), Gee, Hyde (2), Shanks. Manila—Waddell, OatM (2), Moore, Shcdd. 6te«n, Cude, Moore, Yarbrough, Johnson, Wilson. Senior Game BlTthevllle Fos. Manila Vowell (22) F .'.., Barker Dhiicu'CM (8) ...F Tiplon Holland (19) ...C (1) Boren Harrison (SO) ...Q.... (3): Billiard Motley (1) O (5) Perry Substitutions: Blythevllle — Hill H), Hays (4), Privett (1), Gentry «), Burnham (4>. Manila—Shelter. (3), 6oott, Wagner,'Homer, Myl&s, Job«, Ednrcts. EDSON Continued from Page t »h« confident* of the country. Jes- np accepted President Truman's ?ec«fi* appointment, and came to l*rU regardless. Vote* of Amercta Is Popular MADRID— voles of America has perhaps a better following In Spain than almost any country In Europe. There &r« daily 45-minuta programs broadcast, from London and Tan- glers, and there Hre 31 platter stn- handling Voica programs in ttie provinces. AH draw a tremendous amount of fan mail. When the Voice earlier in the year offered a little mimeographed pamphlet, "Graficos, " it brought 17,000 replies. Clrculalion BT»W so fast that ths publication ha* had to ba discontinued be- COUM it cost too much to print. When etriXes broke out In Bar- ««lona and Bilbao lost spring, British Broadcasting Corporation programs beamed to Spain played them up as though they were the beginning of a revolt against the Franco regime. Franco's opponents put pressure on the voice of America to follow the same line, but the Vnice played the news straight,- reportinp. dally demonstration? When the demonstrations ciid subside, without result. Voice of Amrnca won endorsement !or accuracy of its report. Very I.ltlle Opposition JJADRID— Question nf fy.iuro overthrow is no lorn;"r considered B remote iw.uibiltt.y. Maximum opposition to Franco Is rnnsidcri'd not more than 10 Pfr cent of the people, nnd most ot ine opposition leaders are in France nr Mcsico. After 15 years c,; Franco rule. opposition has boon preny well dissipated. with 50.0TO (.iM.irdia. Civil, In their green unifonr... and black Jialor.t-Jeather hat.« turned up at the back, patrollin? <!vp r y ro-il day and niqht, keepinc ar, eye on even- track and its cargo. There is no op;xv;tlr.n press in Spain, in rcrer.t nv nth- a little criticism o: viib L -., 0 ;f;:i3h has Colorado A. & M. 79 Drake 11 Seattle 68 Memphis State 63 Dressen Signs 1952 Contract Bums' Pilot- Leaves Salary Up to O'Malley BROOKLYN (/!>)—President Walter O'Malley of the Brooklyn Dodgers cnn get his baseball club managed next ycnr for $25—or any other sum that comes to mind. Hut chances are he'll shell out around $30,000 to Charley Dressen to provide the brain work for the Fialbushers' 1952 pennant, effort. Charley left the matter or salary entirely up to hb boss in returning his signed contract yesterday from his California home. The one-yenr pact camo to the Dodgers' office with Dressen's bold signature but with the salary line blank. O'Mallcy can write that figure In himself. "I am glad to return to Brooklyn —the best club in our leagne," Drrs- sen wrote In a note to Vice President E. J. "Buray" Biwnsl. Most Harmful The harmful effect of absinthe nrn worse than the effects of any othor form of alcohol, according to the Encyclopedia Brltannlcn. Parliament vvcru characterized as "corporation directors who couldn't possibly work together, and wouldn't wor:: toaether If It was necessary to transact any government business before it was time to pass the port." Fifty said (hey were against two palUions and their reactions ranucd from a mild protest to a violent disrcnt. Those vim were for the system of alternating offensive and rielen- >/vc teams listed the following reasons: 1—It gives more boys a chance to play. 2—It makes for more exciting football. 3—This Is an era of specialists, why not in football? 4-It reduces the number of in- jnrk's Jo that fresh players are used. Nfeds Depp Rounds The antls listed the following reasons: 1—The necessity lor "deep" squads furthered recruiting and proselyting. 2—It will force many schools, especially the smaller ones, to f^lve tip the game because of the cost. Maryland Won't Jump Conference, Tatum Says 3 — It is spectator. . too confusing for the •5 — It makes for too many spe- clnllsU. 5— H completely takes the game out of the hands of the Soys. BUI Rives, sports editor of the Dallas Morning News, one of the majority favoring the sj'stem, wrote: More Exciting "Two platoon football may be costing small schools more money but It brings more exciting football and allows more boys to play, and probably reduces the number "of Injuries. If schools scheduler! only teams in their own size and strength, the situation probably would be equalized." Craig Slolzc. sports editor of the Dally plainsman of Huron, s, D., argued on the other side. He said: "While It is true that many more boys get a chance to piny in platoon football. I like the old-type gamo wherein a boy played nil the way if he wns good enough. Before long— the wny we're headed-have KpeclalinVs for every play and the truffle on and off the field will look like Times Square on New Year's Eve. We'll put In our 'aff-tnckle' unit and the defense will rush In E 'stop-an-off-tackle' bunch. Soon College football's attendance rating will be a rung below that of quoits." . Both Katncs were nip and tuck all the way with the outcome hanging In balance until the last min- Ue. The lead changed hands several times In the girls game. Welch led the Shawnee girls In point making with 28 points and Nlnn Whltlock pacerf Trumami v.-lth 23. In the boys came,?. Paulk and Welch with 12 points each led Shawnee and Abbott with 11 was high for Trumann. Tomorrow night the Indians will play Turrell here. Boys Game Shawnee Faulk (12) Robertson (7) Welch (12) Ralph 13) Fells (2) East-West Stars Begin Practice SAN FRANCISCO W)—Football stars who will run In Kcmr Stadium Dec. 23 so crippled children can walk wasted no time in beginning preparations for the Shrine day despite rain, classic. Profits from the game go to the shrine hospital for crippled children. Both East and West squads romped through practice sessions yeslcr- WASH1NGTON (API-Coach J!,n Tutum last night firmly brushed aside any report that Maryland would jump the Southern Conference. » "Maryland is In the conference and absolutely will remain there." Tatum declared. "The president of the conference saiy fit to penalize us, but Maryland has never run when It Is in the minority." Maryland and Clemson were put on a one year probation in football at last, week's meeting of league delegates. They had accepted postseason bowl games against the an- majority of They won't Shawnee Splits With Trumann Girls Defeated 39-36 BufBoys Win 39-34 JOINEB^Shawnee High's Indians split a pair of games with Trumann at Trumann last night. The girls were beaten boys won 39-34. 3S-36 but the Trumann (6) Mead (7) Mitchell (ID Abbott (1) V.ideri (4> Richards Substitutions: Shawnee—Brewer <3). Trumann—Polnsett (2), Terrel WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER «, 1W1 the Nt^nal Hnrui 03 me national Hockey d ^FT' 1 5 D S"?^ une(5lvcs into a lussle between Bill Ezinic'ki o! the Boiton ! 0 , ? h1ft Wk f\ B l b Guidoli " in a " attempt to tear the pair apart. Chicago won League battle, 4-3, but here's one Hawk, who came out on the short end (NBA) ™*'V' 7 ' > t nfgh" C nounced policy of a conference presidents. .„,., „„„ „ be allowed to play any conference teams next season. Rumors have repeatedly popped ever since that Maryland would bolt the league in anger. The Tcrps, who finished third in the Associated Press poll the past season, will clash with top ranking Tennessee in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day - ~- —• — •"• ••- •*•* ~.j"- Tnlum spoke last night at a ban- 1l™'!*^? , 24 . P ° in * <° ^ Illinois, Southern Cal, Kansas SpotlightCollegeCageAction By TED ME1KU " li '™ 5 ' of the B 'S Te ": K ani ,«, of the Big seven; Southern California, from the Ce: *"* ^^ * major Eastcrn '"^pendent. ^Uighted college basketball com- '" hon,. noma, . Its third successive victory. >">"• 5la >' c<1 Unbeaten Kansas, ranked 7th. walloped Rice. 68-43. as big Clyde - quet honoring the coaches and players of the undefeated team. It was sponsored by the Terrapin Club composed of Alumni. , Tattim said he and Dr. H. C Byrd, university president, wtire agreed Maryland would stick with the conference. The genial coach, when presented with a Cadillac by the Terrapin club, said he had three more games lined up for next season. That would give the Tcrps a nine game schedule, since the league ban left them with only six foes. Clemson Is expected to fill one of the dates. Nichols 'Pleased' with Earned Run Average, Best in National PAWTtJCKET. R. I. (if, - Chet Nichols Jr. (lie Boston Braves rookie .. —••—• • ~>.-..^ IILII,, rtmi iiisine games t r^V^,,? 1 ^:!^ "I™..' «" ''"'"nder'eWed. to be officially credited with the National League's low 2.88 earned run average. "I have been so busy reviewing my 11-8 record that I overlooked my earned run average," he explained. "The official records pleasantly surprised me." "I knew I had been In a lot of close ball games, and I realized that I hadn't been batten out of many of them but all a pitcher thinks Proven Theory A theory advanced by a Roman writer In tho first century, that cows fed legume hay give more and richer milk, has been proved true by ex(>erfnient.s of the u. S. Department of Agriculture. The- Western squad, coached by Jess Neely of Rice, Bud Wilkinson of Oklahoma, and UOLA's Red Sanders, limbered up outdoors in the morninp and played basketball indoors in the afternoon. to be Sugar-See! fr w pr ,. i: been allowed to ::,-><;• There was also ;.i:r.e ,-.,,_„ ,,„„,..,„ of candidates in rrccut mun'~;nsi elections. Everything ebc 15 still under ttght cemnr. r -h:p FollUral Extremes LONDON - British 'lyinwltM^ don't know any nvirc the future of politic... in thnr country than Americans do st home. At n meeting with !e?.riir.; London editors, a group of American newspapermen got widely differing predictions. Ono exlrtma *ras that it the Oh'irchlll government sho:j!d decide to go to the polls again next spmg it would win a majority oi 100 srits Instead of the present 26. The other extreme was that the Con-erv.i!ive 3 couldn't possibly hold together !o- a year. TIM Conservative member* ot developed cosily t\tra sicfis to ctitn- inateunfermccHcd sugar.There's no sti'ctincss to hide true beer flavor. • ^'"^••' Stag's c^tra stepi lircw in smoothncss-frrsw cut bit- tcrness. There's no unpleasant aficr taste —just true beer refreshment! brewing that nukes Stag so sparkling clear, so mellow and liyht—so satisfying.asatrulj^obccrmusibe. Most fo, k sa 8 re« * at Sta S '"•"'" better than any ether beer. XvTiy don't you enjoy its can't- be-copicd smooth dry flavor, too? bout during the season Is his win- ng and losing games," the 20-year- Son of a former Giants, pirates md PhtlMcs pitcher, young Nichols redits his dad with much of his suc- :ess since he broke in with the Braves' Three-Eye ('arm Club in "vansville, Ind,, in 1949. his season total to 167. It was No. 6 in a row for the Jaytmvkers. Southern California upset the Oklahoma Aggies, 48-4-1, on the Ag- gies' home floor at Stillwater. Okla. It was the first defeat of the season for the Aggies who led. 24-23 at the half. The score was tied 10 times, before USC put on a third quarter! spurt, led by Jerry Pease, to take a '• 40-36 lead. I Syracuse whacked Dartmouth. 91-57 to stay in the unbeaten ranks. North Carolina state. Southern Conference champions, had an easv j time against George Washington. I 86-57, for its r sixth victory agaiast i one defeat. N.C. State is ranked j ninth in the A.P. poll. | ALso in the South, Duke crushed ! Davidson, 88-49, and Tulane tcok Texas, 76 7 64. Dick Groat tallied 24 points for Duke to make his season total ni in seven games. Big Don Holt scored 23 points for Tulane. Two other members of the Big Ten, Purdue and unbeaten Michigan state, chalked up victories. «"»» by trouncing Okla- Purdue, winning its fourth in a row after an opening loss to Kansas'A State, whipped Bradley. 50-54. MSO took Detroit. 52-47. Colorado A. and M. and Drake battled three overtime periods, before the Aggies won, 73-71. Bach to Coach Pittsburg Team PITTSBURGH Wj—Joe Bach, who likes his football wide open, is coming to Pittsburgh as head coach of ..„ . , i 'he National Football League's Steel- Dad always na.s encouraged me I ers. a team that fared poorly with mri he never has hesitated to cor- the single wing this year reel any flaw he noticed In my de-1 Art Rooney, owner "of the Steelers hvcry," young Chet said. "He's get- named Bach yesterday a few hours ting us big a kick out of my earned after he fired Johnny Michetosen run average as I am." head coach since 1048 NOTICE Norlheasf Arkansas District Council of Carpenters Local Union No. 884 Wages will be as follows beginning Jan. 1st. 1952 on all work contracted for after Nov. 20, 1051. Journeyman Carpenters Millwrights 'Pyleclrivcrs $2.20 Per Hr. S2.50 Pcr.Hr. $2.50 Per Hr. All Foremen shall receive .25c above Journeymans rate of pay. 1st. Year Apprentice $1.20 Per Hr. 2nd. Year Apprentice $1.37'/ 2 Per Hr. 3rd. Year Apprentice $1.65 Per Hr. 4th. Year Apprentice 51.87V4 Per Hr. District Council ftusiness Agent, H. T. Bryant. JC J_N I «_$JLJf

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