The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 27, 1951 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 27, 1951
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PAOE BIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, ISM. Razorbacks Beaten 49-46 in SWC Tournament Porkers Lose to Aggies In Opening Round Action; Longhorns Edge by SMU By HAROLD V. RATMFF DALLAS (AP)—VamlerMlt'and Texas Christian, fnv- orltes in the Suothwest Conference pro-season basketball tournament, \>\a\' first round gamca tonight. Ring Magazine Honors Boxers Ray Robinson, Kid Matthews Are Named Fighters of Year NEW YORK (API—Mtddleu-ctcht Champion Raw Robinson nnd Light Heavyweight contender Harry Kfrl MatthewR share the honors In Ring MaRn?,ine'5 aw.irds for the year. Editor Nat Fleischer named Robinson "f(?flter of the year," nnrt selected Matthews as the best all- around flphter of the year. The awards and nine's annual ratings were announced In n copyrighted article In the February Issue of the boxing monthly. '. It was the second time In three years that Sugar Ray has been chosen fighter of the year laurels. Tlelscher awards It to the boxer who combines boxing proficiency Trtth sportsmanship and contributes to the uplift of the sport. Matthews was selected by FlefK- eher for "his cleverness, hitting power, ring generalship and triumphs over all opponents regardless of weight." Fleischer backed up his choice of Matthews by designating him as »ie No. 1 challenger for Llpht Hearyrvelght champion Joe Maxim Archie Moore, was moved back to the No. J spot Just ahead of Harold Johnson. Fleischer left the 147-pound tide vacant and said Kid Oavllan cl Cuba and Charley Humez of France fhouM meet for the'crown. A match between them Is In the making for New Tork, March '28. Joe I/mils was placed In a strange •pot—No. B in the ranks of heavy- wiHght contenders. Loiils has never baen lower'than the top or No. 1 eon»en<l«r Btnce he won the title Tmvrd Charles, the ex-champion was ranked as the No. 1 contender followed bjr Rocky Marclano. Schroeder and Trabert Defeated By Aussies in Davis Cup Doubles * Vanderbllt, with a 6-1 record, clashes with Baylor 1-7 while Texas Christian 7-1 meets Rice 3-fi Texas AfcM and Texas already are In the semi-finals. They won opening round primes last nicht. the Ancles beating Arkansas -19 whlln Texas was toppling hometown favorite. Southern 58 52. Tomorrow night the Ageles play Texas while the Vandy-Baylor winner meets the Texas Chrlstlan-Rlce winner. Ble Jim Bowles and Ted Price pushed Texas to Its rather one-sided victory over Southern Methodist the ffirmcr slnklnu n points anr the latter not only getting 15 hut dolhR H Rood Job of controlling the tail off the backboards. Howies «ol seven free throws to make his consecutive run 20 in three primes. Hester Scored 11 The ABRLOS started well hut faded in the second quarter when Ark- nsas pushed to a Hirer-point lead. But A&M snrtfcd back In th third jerlod. Grabbed the lead at 41-37, iml althouRh ccttltiR only five points In the fourth qiinvlrr, did n treat Job of stalling In the flnnl minutes. Walter Davis, the 6-foot-S center •oped 22 points and was death on .lie rebounds. Toar Haslcr, the seven-foot Arkansas center, pot II but missed many, many shots. He was tlehtly guarded by Davis. Coach Presley Askew of Arkansas was handed a technical foul for charging onto the courti to protest foul called nn Hester. A crowd o[ 3,427 pnld turned out for the first night's show. It was much hotter than anticipated nnd contributed almost half the $10,000 that. Is needed for the tournament to pay for Itself. Consolation play begins tomorrow afternoon, with Southern Mcthodisl mcctluK Arkansas nnd the Vandc-r- bllt-naylor loser playing the Texas Chrlstlnn-Rlce loser. Kip Toylor Says 'No Comment' to Indiana Rumor PORTLAND, Ore. W) — The Orftgonian §flld today Kip Taylor. Oregon Btate football coach, had Mcdnd feelers about tho vacancy •A Indiana university. Tttflar answered "no comment" to kttitrirw, but would not deny •w* h* had been approached by fcdtena officials. CTyd* Smith resigned afi Indiana ooaoh at the end of last season. Baylor Heads For Orange Bowl WACO, Tex. f/D—Baylor's Goldei Bonrs wing toward Miami, Fin., to day nnd p date with Georgia Tccl in the Orange Bowl Jnn. 1. The Bcnrs held their final home work - out yesterday, d FI s h I n j through a snappy hour ami a hal drill. They will not prnctlce nt Mi nml tortny but two drills arc schert uled tomorrow. It ts Baylor's first major bow game and Coach Saner has fore cast B great offensive duel. He predicted that hU team will scor nt least two touchdowns on Tech- something only one team did dur ing the rcgitlnr .season. Drake's Johnny Bright Named Recipient of 1951 Nelson Aware BOSTON CAP)— Johnny Bright. Drafts University halftrack, today was named recipient of the 1951 "Swede" Nelson award for sportsmanship by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. It will be presented to Bright here on Jon. 11. Bright, named on the West's squad for Saturday's Shrine football game In Sun Frendsoo, drew 38 votea In the balloting 1n which 98 football coaches •nd writers In 27 states participated. Princeton's All-America Dick KBzmaler received six votes, Bll! McColl of Stanford, and Bobby Dillon of Texas, also All-Americas threo each and 21 other players drew single votes. The Nelson award, dedicated to B former Harvard player ar.d coach 1« awarded annually to "the player, who, by his conduct on the gridiron demonstrates a high esteem for the football code nnd exemplifies sportsmanship to an outstanding degree." Brlght's sponsors cited his hlg decree of sportsmanlike conduct the nation-wide furore caused his Injury during a Riime with OV Inhotna A. nnd M. Oct. 20. He su fered n fractured Jn\v tiiat. sidelln him at a time when he rnteri ns| one of the season's outstanding players. SOI'IIOMOIiK DASDIKS— Trynn Lewi* (left) and Floyd Sagely re a pair of sophomores who are filling in the gaps for Coach Presley skew's Arkansas Razorbacks. Lewis at 5-10 Is the smallest member of ic Hazorljacks but he Ls a top floor man. Sagely nt six foot, is unusually eady and polished for a sophomore and possesses a good shooting eye. Arkansas Sportetfes— ans Puffing Heat on Askew A Little Earlier than Usual By CARL BELL LITTLE ROCK (AP>—Tho hent Is on Arkansas Basketball Coach 'restey Askew earlier than usual thto winter. But all of it seems to e gencintcd outside the university's official circles. Non-slurtant fans who can see nly tho Porker games played wny from tho home campus be- se of the overcrowded univer- ity field house n r e grunibling. And Sports Editor Allnn Gilbert of he FaycttoviHe northwest Arknn- fis Times writes in his column: Whnt (iocs our 'big-time' nthlet- c department think it is up to vith its fullering-. futUe, cace pro- mm? Is here anyone connected vith the department who is aware of the traditions of basketball nt Arkansas?" ..... Olen Rose, who turned out hnmpions and never hoard the \volf howl ns Razorbnck rngn coach decade or so ngo. still is golnt? strong at Stephen F. Austin College* down in Texns. His boys copperi their first six jinnies this sen-son Deluding a pair from nice, but Olen penned a note nn the hack o a Christmas card doubting t h s t they could win the Lone Star Conf erenc e t it le, He fears Sou t h wesi Texas lias too much for him. Swiss Government How Will Subsidize Its Mountain Guides BERN, SwUzcrtorui tsp\— The government has decided to continue its 30 per cent j-ubfldy *o mountain guides to save the profession from extinction. Some members of the S^iw parliament protested against continuation of the subsidy, which was introduced last summr-r M an annual i cost of $30,000. They claimed that! the subsidy benefited less than one- j half per cent of Sval/erlnnri's for- i eign visitors and intent well be used • to the more general adv&'ntage of the tourist Industry. Justifying continuation o! the subsidy in a parlinmcnl^.p,' report, the government said the prnfr- = ?inn of mountain guides was tmeaienod with extinction and miut br maintained in the national intrrc:-t. The report admitted that only a very small proportion ol foreicn visitors went- in for the kind of mountain climbing for which the highly trained povtrn- ment-licensed guides are required. Big Six Tourney Starts Today HOT SPRINGS. f,r. — Co-favorites Pine Bluff nmi Fort Smith were to meet In the second panic of the Christmas holiday nich school basketball tournament opening here this afternoon. The tournry opener pitted Little Rock ngamst Jrs.-ievillc. First-round play will be completed tonight with North Little Rock playing Van Humi nnd Hot Springs tanplms with El Dorado. Pine Bluff won the 1951 B\?, Six Conference crown. Foil Smith Is the state champion. Many spectators felt- they didn' set thotr money's worth at n rccen high school basketball game In Si onm Springs. Slloam buIU up a 20-5 lead ove Van Burcn in the first half ani st filled .sometimes they cnll i free/1 UK the ball" throughout th second half. The home team bob bled few times in the stall and th finnt score was 22-8. We've .iron bigger scores in base ball games. KVCIISP 1'lrasc Our typ<".n-iter must have gotte the Chri.= tinn.s spirit early (he othe d;.y. Anvwny, tho cnnfounrlori thin wrote- that Fort Smith won tho 195 Bis Si>; School Conference bnske ball crnwn. Sports Exj>ert Dn- Wiillis of Ran in Station KCLA Pinr Bluff canplit the slip. Pir J?hif/ won Hie Bis Six. hut Po, i:h rsuir hr^ck to take Hie 5ta Mike McI-rM St ;i t e end wh lane, -von th-> n, former Souther t r mvs 'erred to Ti New Orleans Q rback Club's scholarship trophy the outstanding student-athlete Tulnne this fall. Mike's dad RC McL*fUi, was Southern State': otball coach from 1923 to 1935 . The Southwest Conference bas itball tournament now under wa; . Dallas Is the first meet ever tr •Ing together all members of th op. Many of the southwest quint ive participated in the annua klahoma City All-College tourne i past years, but never all at th ame time. *U. S. Team Loses In Straight Sets; Singles Today By GAYI.E TALBOT SYDNEY, Australia (fl'i— Austra Ifa virtually wrapped up the Davis Clip today when Us great doubles team of France Scrigman nnd Ken McGregor slaughtered America's best pair of Ted Schroeder and Tony Trabert. Cr2. 9-7, 6-3. The American debacle was sad disappointment to the capacity crowd of 15,300 at White City Sta dium. They had anticipated a hare fought tennis match. The Australians now lead, 3 bo In the best-of-five matches. The II nal two singles matches will be played tomorrow. Schroeder. possibly weary (rom fine stand against Sedgman sterday. failed his youthful part er completely. Towards the las the one-sided tilt Schroeder wa pathetic figure. Only Three Placements He scored only thrcs placement? the entire malch to 17 by Tra rt. 24 by Sedgman and 19 b; cOrcgor. The way he played to ay he will be extremely lucky tc efeat Men r yn Rose In tomorrow' ng match. Australia could well retain up by a 4-1 margin ae Sedgman ow is nt the absolute, peak of hi areer and will be heavily favored ] trim Vic Selxas In the final ngtes match. While disappointed In the failure ' his pair to make a better show- ng, Frank Shields, captain of the i. S. team, refused to find fault 'Ith either. "They Just ran into the greatest oubles team I ever saw." he said. "Those two fellows were tremend- "Onlv Discouraged^* us. It's mighty discouraging to lake a perfect cutoff shot at the efc and hit where no one should be nd have It come back past you or a winner. That happened to mr boys » dozen times today. I on't think Ted was especially tred, only discouraged.** Schroeder was the only player > lose his service. The Aussies broke htm twice In the opening set, again in the final game of the ong second set and finally In the Ighth game of the third set to gain victory. Trabert never ceased fight and he repeatedly wor plaudits from the crowd by his single-handed battle witH adversity. But the task was 'far too much the lad from the Bainbridge \Id. Naval Station. Sugar Bowl Vef Tourney Opens Today NEW ORLEANS. (>?)—Sixteen n inrs begin swinging rackets tod n the annual Sugar Bowl tcnn -ournament. Top seeded Is Gardner Mullo preiiTiinl name star who won t ournament in 1D49 and was mnner- ip to the jrreat Bobby Riggs In 1940. The number two spot went to San Tom Brown Jr,, former BOWL 'EM OVER Gary Kerkorian, left, Stanford's fiddle-footed aeriallst, takes aim on-the Rose Bowl and a Meeting with swift Johnny Karras and Illinois New Year's Day, at Pasadena, Calif. (NEA) Stanford's Chuck Taylor Won't Junk 'Win Philosophy' for Rose Bowl Tilt Charles A. "Chuck" Taylor, Isn't Junking By BOB MYERS PASADENA, Calif. (AP>— Stanford's football coach, youn his philosophy of winning games. Thirty-one-ycar-oJd Taylor, who confounded the nation's coaches by actually predicting victory week by week for his Indians, feels much the same way today about Stanford's encounter with Illinois in the Rose Bowl. Taylor, speaking before The Foot- «• — — - _ -- _ - : ball Writers Association of Southern California, didn't make a flat prophecy of triumph. But he put it this way: "We've never gone into a game lieving we couldn't win. That me philosophy applies for this ame." Today Taylor and h i s Pacific oast Conference champioas are at an Bernardino, living high at rrowhead Springs and training at National Orange Show Stadium. The site is about 50 miles east of asadena and the camp of the II- nl from the Big Ten, Taylor saw nine of b is win nin g lolrter of doubles. the national hard court Matthews Gets IBC Okay for Crack at Maxim NEW YORK 07*)—The International Boxing Club, apparently determined to take the offensive in it.s ruuninc [cud with Jack Hurley. s offered Harry Kid Matthews title shot at Light Heavyweight Champion Joey Maxim. The IBC ha.- most cities up, Vo/s, Terps Open Sugar Boy/I Camps By ROY STE1NKORT NEW ORLEANS W)—Tennesse antt Maryland came to the Dee- South to fire up their Sugar Boa attacks and found perfect weathe today to open final drills for th New Year's Day football classic. It was clear and cool and th weatherman promised temperaturi In the 50s. Tennessee's Volunteers worke at. Baton Rouge on the Lousian itate University campus, some 8 miles up the Mississippi Rive: Maryland drilled at Blloxl. Miss the Gulf Coast, 5O miles eas of here. Tennesseft and Maryland-un acnten and untied and ranked number one and three In the nation In The Associated Press poll—have been hampered by snow and cold n-eather at Knoxville and College Park in preparing for the Sugar Bowl. With only a lew practice days remaining, both Tennessee coach Oen. Bob Neyland and Terrapin mentor Jim Tatnm planned hard work for their teams. redictions come true during the egular season, but sameihmg — nalnly the Golden Bears of Cali- ornia.—happened Ui the tenth and College Basketball By The Associated Tress SWC Tourney Texas 58. Southern Methodist 42 Texas A&M 49. Arkansas 46 Midwest Tourney Indiana Central 78, Muskingum 12 Ottawa Kas. 72, Wabash 70 Other Games Kentucky 84, UCLA 53 St. Louis 63. Dartmouth 45 Ohio State 61, Oregon State 57 Colorado A&M 14, Whitworth 68 Masi Signs Contract CHICAGO CAP)—Phi! Masi 33- year-cld catcher, today became the seventh member to Join the list of contented Chicago White Sox In signing for the 1952 season. The Venezuelan Guanoco asphalt lake is considered to be the largest natural asphalt deposit in th* world. France began I ts conquest of Chocm-China In 1861. nal game. Lost to California The Stanfords took a 20-1 whtp- iing from the Berkeley Blues. Did he licking destroy the confidence .Lsplayed all season by the Stanord .squad? Taylor thought for a moment, and answered: "No, I think not. I be- ieve the defeat helped us—that is, much as I hate to say a defeat iclped, I think- itf demonstrated that we have to put out for every game f we are to win. No, 1 do not think t destroyed our confidence." He added that he believed the idd/> should favor Illinois, as they still do for anyone making a wager on the New Year's Day clash. He described the Illini as having the greatest running backs in college Football. Taylor said that while right halfback Johnny Karras is an exceptionally fine runner, hLs opinion is that perhaps the Illinois' left half, Don Stevens, is even better. "They have very good passing," Taylor continued, referring to both Tommy O'Connell, the sophomore whiz, and senior Don Engels. "ant very fine receivers." The receivers would be Rex Smith and Joe Ver- nasco. Vernasco, after a bad siege las week from penicillin treatments, back in uniform. Listening to Taylor's glowi tribute to the foe was the Illinois! end coach, Bob King. King helped himself to * generous dose from the nearest salt shaker and a few moments later waxed' Just as enthusiastic about another team—the Stanford team, of course. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Thursday & Friday "SAVAGE DRUMS" Sahu & Lita Baron News & Shorts Saturday "HOT LEAD" with Tim Holt Also Cartoon & Serial Not So Small Now New York City's first postal force, in 1827. consisted of only eight clerks and six letter carriers, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. bu( MotthcR-,? nnrt Hurley have campaigning outside the TBC's territory with great success and are in no hurry to come to term.*. Matchmaker A! Welll of the IBC paid yesterday he hud Jumped an offer to Hurley from 15 per cent of the gate to 20 j tied would take a Feb. er cent If he 22 date with Maxim for the title. Hurley was in Seattle, home of Matthews. He bad no comment Immediately. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Cirby Drug Stores Chopin gave his the age of nine- first concert at Courier News Classified Ads REPAIR SERVICE All appliances: re/rise raters. freezers, ranges, and w.ishcrs Radios and small appliances. All oar work Is guaranteed. | Adams Appliance Co. Know How Fast You Drive? 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