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SIX BiriHEYILLE (ARK.) COURIER WBW9 FRIDAY, DECEMBER M, Sedgman Defeats Vic Seixas And Aussies Cop Davis Cup 9s OATLB *Al»OT SYDNEY, Australia (AP)—In one of the most magnlficient exhibitions of tennis nut seen in any country, Frank Sedgman completed his job of crushing America's Davis 0«p team today. Wlih ls*ue Btlll In balance in » MM tilth and deciding match of th4 chftHengo round, the young blond Aussie, ace sliced Vic Seixas Into ribbons 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 k> retain th« coveted cup lor his country, ttirM matches to two. Tad Schroeder had kept ttt« chal- kngen tn the running by handing >ferrvn Rose his second straight jet "defeat a-4, 13-U, 7-5. The Americans at least proved they've Maryland Coaeh Praises Volt — v NeverPlayedAnythingLike Tennessee' Tafum Says NEW ORLEANS (AP)—Jovial Jim Tatum IB a young man In a champions of ROM. Tha third day crowd ol 15.300 at ww White City Stadium rent the molten sky with a five-minute roar of triumph alter Sedgman nearly iiiocked Setxas' racket from his hand with his tnireturnable service tor final points, The crowd remained standing for another 20 minutes while prime Minister Menzles prescnl«l the trophy in a mtd-court ceremony. Lost Only One Set In defeating Schroeder opening <Sajr, then joining Ken McGregor In th« vital doubles victory over Bchroedcr and Tony Trabert yesterday and defeating Seixas today, Bedgman lost, only one set. That wu to Schroeder after he led two »eU to none. 6*lxa< today played as good t«n- Dlt u he ever played in hli M ytan. He fought every point down to th* wire but he never had * chance against the athlete on the defense of the net. Bedgman's service wna terrific. He lost only once In the opening Wt. His ground etrokes were brilliant end so were his returns. The pattern was. set In the very first game when Setxas had to battle through five deuces to hold his service. From there on he struggled In a lost cause, Sedgman scored 30 outright winners to every point on the court. lurry gelling hts Maryland football team ready for Hie greatest bowl ,m« erf at- J«a*t th« Jaat 18 years. Tatum's Maryland Terrapins play ball teams has appeared In a bowl •Jatlonal Champion Tennessee In he Sugar Bowl Tuesday In almost s per/set a foothnll game aji any iromoter could arrange. Tennessee t« first In the nation while Maryland ranks third. No uch exalted combination of foot- nee the Associated Prow annually 't*Kan picking the top teams of the lation. Michigan state was second his fall but., us a Big Ten team, .ecllned ail bowl invitations. Best In Years Tatum snld he was fully awake n the 'Immensity of a Tennessee Terrapin game. "We've never played inythlnn like Tennessee," Tatum .aid. "Hut, seldom has anylxidy else Vliat a magnificent team that nm> si And what a ball game we'll have Tuesday!" Behind Tatum's logic are the facts hat only seven national champions H'er played in any bowl. Football's 'our major New Year's Day classics annually arrange great games but seldom do they get national champions or two unbeaten teams. The closest any bowl has cnmp 3 the 1052 Sugar Bowl combina- on of first and third ranked teams was the Hose Bowl of Jan. 1, 1010 when second ranked Tennessee losi o third ranked Southern Callfornti 14-0. In 1930. second ranked Tennessee won from fourth rmikcd Oklahoma In tho Orange Bowl. NEW HATT1TUDE — Eddie Stanky, who fused the New York Giants' amazing pennant drivv last aea«on, tries on a St. •Louis Cardinal hat for size after 'signing • player-manager two- year contract with the Red Birds at a reported $37,000 salary. (NEA) SWC Tourney In Semi-Finals TCU, Vanity, Aggiei, Texas Move Up; Hogs / And SMU Clash Today By RAKOU) T. RATMFT DALLAS. (Fi — Texas Christian tnwta Vanderbllt and Texas clashe: With Te«aa A<kM tonight In «eml- Jkwta of ttu Southwest Conference MriMtbaO tournament. TOTJ and Teas* are slight favor MM to puah through to the final! The Christiana hit on 415 pe •ant of their ehots last night to whip Rica, «>-57, while Vanderbll ' had trouble until the stretch In fcktng lowly Baylor 60-18. Vandy cashed In on only 26 of 14 shots fo an «verag» of 338. Texas and A<tM won their firs round games Wednesday night, th< Longhorns strapping Southern Methodist 58-42 while A&M wa beating Arkansas 49-46. The main obstacle for Texas Is big Walt Dav fc. the high-Jumping center of the I Wayne. Mich., B9, at, Thomas College Basketball Bj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Big T Touroer Kanses State 87 Nebraska SI Missouri 4« Iowa State 42 nlxte Classic North Carolina 49 Southern California « Cornell if Woke Forest 51 N. O. State 71 Navy 61 Columbia 66 Duke n8 Southwwil Tourney Vanderbllt 60 Baylor 53 [ Texas Christian on Rice 5T NEW YORK. <*) — Probably It /ouldn't have affected the outcome >f the Davi* Cup mutches, but if Bobby Riggs hadn't become «o en- hralled with golf, American tennl» nnt probably would K«* Frank Sedgman and Ken McGregor on he pro circuit thii winter. 6tory, f we get it, wa* that Bobby reach- 'd a verbal agreement with the Australian stars lest fall. They even .ecided on the opposition (Pancho Segura and Dick Gonzale.s), the uarantee ($55,000 for the pair) and he system of play (round robin). Then, suddenly, Bobby decided there was more fun in chasing a golf all around Florida courses than in iromoting not- always - profitable ennls tours and let the whole mat- px rirop. At least they managed to stabllsh a competitive pattern for uture Riggs tours, if any. Instead if Just playing exhibitions, they'll ollow the round-robin plan with a payoff percentage of each night's gate figured on how they finish. Pettit is Second In Cage Scoring NEW YORK M>> — Rookie Bob fcttlt of Louisiana State moved from sixth into second place In the college basketball point producing race with nn average of 25.fi pe game as BRnlnsl 28.2 for the leader Clyde LovDlette of Kansas. Figures released today by th National Collegiate Athletic Association Service Bureau on majo college teams In games through lost Saturday night showed that Dick Groat or Duko, In the third spot with nh average of 25.4. actually led In total points with 228. Groat has played In nine games ™?&WF™\ ^ I.uck Changed Before he joined the V. S. Army anil went to Korea, Wiiltftr Gimio Hnmenluk, former assistant trainer of the Detroit Red Wmjrs, sold bis automobile to pay for an operation for hl« lister. On Christmas Eve In Windsor, Ont., they lielil the drawing on a raffle for an expensive par and out came the number nn a llckct Walter had bought Ia»t October before going oversea*. Now all he ha« to figure nnt 3s some way to get back and drive the thing. PITCHERS' BATTLE—Undefeated Georgia Tech's Darrell Crsw- ford, left, and Baylor's incomparable Larry Isbell take dead aim in the Miami Orange Bowl, Jan. 1. (NEA) Matthews' Manager Rejects IBCs Offer for Title Bout with Maxim SEATTLE (AP)—The man .who has hollered loud enough to be .heard in the halls of Congress with hii demands for a Joey Maxim-Harry Matthews light heavyweight boxing title bout has turned it down.' • He' is Jack Hurley, manager at ^% . —_,. . Seattle's pride and Joy, 39-year-old Osceola Girls To Get Test With Parkin OSCEOLA—Osceola High School's Semlnolettes. unbeaten In 11 outings this season, get their first real test Jan. 4 when thev play the strong Parkin High sextet here. The Parkin . team, rated one of the best in this area. Is undefeated also, according to Coach Dukle Speck who announced the booking of the Parkin team yesterday. The Parkin .team was District Three champion last year and went to the finals of the state tournament. The game will be half of a clou- bleheader that night. In the other half, the Parkin and Osceola boys teams will clash. Lovellette. seven for both Pettlt and Agglea who did Just about everything to Arkansas. He Is the lead- Ing scorer of the tournament with 23 points. Ethrldge Scores 19 Llttlo Johnny Ethrldge \ru the difference, in Texas Christian's victory over the Ow!s. Rice couldn't handle the 5-foot-8 speedsler who weaved In and out of the tall Owls for lay-up after lay-up and wound up with ID points. Vandarbtlt had the height and got •nough shots to have trounced Baylor badly but It was late in the third quarter before the Commodores started putting the ball In there. A] Weiss and Jack Heldman each laid in 15 points to pace Van- rty's last quarter scoring splurge. Play In the consolation or loser's bracket Marta this afternoon with Southern Methodist meeting Arkansas and Baylor tackling Rice. The tournament Is going to be B financial succe.ss. Already there have been 5,671 paid admissions and tonight's crowd is expected to be the largest yet. Only about 2 more are needed for the tournament to pay /or Itself. Illness Strikes Kentucky Squad HOUSTON, Tex. tP)—Coach Pnu Bryant o; Kentucky worried todaN over the illness of seven of his players as the Wildcats held fina practice here before going to Dallas for the Cotton Bowl. The seven, three of them probable starters m the game with Texas Christian Jan. 1, were stricken with a virus infection. .11 nn. 55 Indiana State fl9 Southeastern i. «5. AM-CcJleite Tourney Tulsa 62 Alabama 52 Oklahoma. City 52 Tulane 49 Idaho 5fl Wyoming 48 Oklahoma A. nnd M. 53 San Francisco 41 'Gator Bowl Tourney Florida 13. Clemson 62 Georgia 79 Florida State 50 Steel Bow! Tourney Penn State 62 Michigan 60 Pitt 73 Virginia 49 Tlofstra Tournr.y Queens NY 67, Williams 48 Wagner 65 Cortland r>4 Trinity, Conn., 66, St. Lawrence 50 Alfred 42. Hofstra 41 Sunshine Tourney Southwest okla. B5, Abilene Christian 63. overtime. Central okla. 58. Howard Payne 56 Enid Tourney Regis 57, Washburn 61 fast Central Okla 52 Phillips Onlv. 48 Fort Hays, Kaj. 76. Arkansas Tech 50. Neb. Tchrs 85. East Texcs Baptist 69 Other Games St. Johns, Bko. 66. Utah 57 NYU 103. Arizona 76 IOWR fi9 California 64 Wisconsin 82. Oregon 7T Tampa 84, Penn H3 Yale 70. Miami. Fla. 68 Duqufsne 83 CCNY 51 Bradley 61. Maro.uette 52 Denver 65. Santa Clara 59 Dayton 76. Hamliue 5S John Carroll 59. Cafe 57 St. Bonaventure 68, Lnwrcnc Tech 46 Buffalo 65, Connecticut 58 Chicago Loyola 98, Kansas Wes leyan 59 Blue and Gray Captains Picked MONTGOMERY, Ala. M>)—Three nemen and R back have been en by Blue-Gray warriors to enrl their clubs In the All-state ootbull contest tomorrow. A tackle nnrl a guard—Dick Loan of OhifTSUte nnd Frank Kapil of MicnTfaii stnte—were nnmert o-captalns of. the Blues ycster- ay. The Grays countered with Quar- erback Jim Barton of LSU and luard Joe Palumbo of Virginia rus heir lenders for the 13th Yankee-Rebel clash. Here and There Bobby Thomson will have to run from home to get away from that thrill-of-the-year home run In the National League playoff. Bobby, who has been giving a lot of time U> the polio fund Jn addition to making frequent bnnciuet appearances, plans to head for Florida early in January to get some rest. . . .Word from the West is that Forest Evashevskl already Is planning for a big 1952 football season at Washington State, which will lead to a Big Ten coaching Job. . . . Herm Wehmeier, the Reds' flinger, gives credit to outfield Joe Adcock for his late-season winning streak last summer. Joe. Bitting on the bench, discovered that Herm was tipping off his curve. . . . The Country Club of Farmington, Conn., founded in 1897, has had only three golf pros — Dave Henderson, Art Reed and J. Russell Ebbets. . . . During Its first two years of operations. Gill Coliseum at Oregon State College, drew 160,003 customers for basketball games. End of the Line Delmer Brown, trainer of Baylor's Orangr Bowl football tf»m, wa* part of the famous nil-twin mile relay team at North Texas State. His brother Elmer Is Iralrt- K- at Texas Christian and a third member, Blalne Rldeolll, ha* the Mme Job al Nebraska U. . . . Fhog Allen, Kansas basketball coach wlin has few kind words fur toot- ball, roars at alumni: "Coach Slkes (grid tutor 1. \.) has lost 20 pounds this year. How much have you fcllnws lost?" . . , Week's worst: ftghi manager George l£atz, recalling lhat his "lifier," Gil Turner, once worked as a mmml plasterer, claims: "Gil still IR plnstrring." Frogs' T Defense Is Meyer's Big Secret FORT WORTH (AP)—One reason Coach Dutch Meyer of Texas Christian declined to exchange fifniB with Coach Beii Bryant of Kentucky was defense. The- head man of the Honied powered offense than Texas Chris- Frogs didn't want his Cotton Bowl foe to know how he managed to stop the T formation so well that he won the Southwest Conference championship. "We were scouted, to be sure." fiaid Meyer, "but you can't really pick out the details of a team's defejise unless yoxi see it in a picture." Texas Christian had a tough defense /or Baylor — the game that really won TCU the title. The Bears were held to 245 yards and had five passes Intercepted. Then came Rice, another T team which was fighting for the title. TCU has to turn the Owls back to win It. The Frogs gave Rice Just 212 yards and intercepted three passes. Kentucky has. had more high- Giants Double Monte Irvin's Salary; WSB Must Approve A's, Indians Were AL's Top Fielding Teams CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Athletics, who finished sixth and the runner-tip Cleveland Indians shared the American League team fielding title last season \vith a .978 percentage. The Athletics who did fine sta tistically for Manager Jimmy Dykes also led In double-plays, accordini to official league figures relensei yesterday. The A's made 204 twin killings, 13 fewer that the majo league murk of an they set in 1949 Philadelphia's Ferris Fain wo the loop batting crown and Gu Zernial led (n REI's nnd homers. Another Athletic star, Pete Sue er wns a defensive champion, leac lug the circuit's second sackers wit .OB7 as he hobbled only eight time By JACK HAND NEW YORK. m—Sitting In the bo=s' office while the ink on his now contract dried, Monte Trvin jcntned a $25.000 beam. Even in .hese days of inflation, a 100 per cenf p,iy raise is soul-satIsfyitii:. Horace Skmehnm, the boss and president of the New York Giants, didn't sny flatly R was S25.000. He did say $20.000 and $22.500 guesses both were "too low." It seemed rensonnbln to .surmise' that- Irvfn's boost to "the most T ever got" was double his $12,500 of tE)5l. Of course, the raise ts subject (o approval by the Wage Stab- ilisation Board. Trvln deserves a big increase without, any argument for he led the National League by driving in 121 runs, nnd his damaging hitting down tho stretch probably meant the pennant. How abovit tiexf year? "I figure Brooklyn, Philadelphia and St. Louis will give us the most trouble." snfd Irvin, How about thp Giants? "Well. TVO conid use n little more outnrld strength, provided we do lose Willie Mays. And some more relief pitching. Lanler will help us and S think Davey Williams will be all right at second," How about losing Eddie Stanky? "We're all sorry to see him go. wish him all the ,luck in the world. He was a buddy, an Inspiration. His presence will be missed in the clubhouse." Trvin had an explanation for his sudden "arrival" In 1951. "I was taking too many pitches." he said, "I>o Durocher and the coaches and Larry Jansen fend Stanky told me to start swinging. That did it. And after I was moved back to the ovitfieM I felt more comfortable and mor» confident." Irvin still has political ambitions and expects to try again in a few years for Assemblyman m New Jerspy. He wa.i defeated last month In his flrst bid. tropolitan Life Insurance Company and R. O. Deming, Jr. Trustee wa Plaintiff, No. 11,821, and Ma Mattes, Bessie Lee Mattes United States of America were De fendanls. will sell at public auctio to the highest and best bidder fo cash, at the front door of the Conr House, between the hours prcscrib ed by law. in the City of Blythe villn, Arkansas, on the 2nd day o February, 1952, the following rea estate, to-wtt: All of Lot Twenty-one (21), Block Nine (Ol, David Acres Subdivision lo the City of Blytheville, Arkansas. SAID sale will be had to satlsl said decree in the sum of $6.537.7 with 4 per cent Interest from Jun I. 1051. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court, on this, the 27 day t of Drcomber. 195J. Harvey Morris, Commissioner In Chancery an, averaging 357.1 yards per ame in 11 outings compared to 1.4 for TCU in 10. Kentucky al- has a belter defense record, ving up 205,8 compared to 237.6 r the Frogs, But in the pames where the chips ere really on the line, the Frogs ad the defense for the occasion. Another reason Meyer wouldn't xchange fllrns was because he runs •om a spread formation. The Frogs went through a scrim- iage yesterday and will have nother today. They hold their fi- al workout at home tomorrow ftcrnoon. then leave for Dallas f bus, arriving there at 6 p.m. Only one Frog will be unable ) play. He is James Glenn, ubstftute . defensive guard -who roke his arm In the Texas A&M ame. (upp to Stick By Accused Players NEW ORLEANS, lif) — Adolph Hupp said today he "would like to lave retired" as Kentucky basket hall conch, but since three of 'ormer players are now involved in the college bribery scandal he has decided to stay and face the "shelling." Kentucky, ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll, takes on Brig- dam Young In the first round of the Sugar Bowl basketball tournament tonight and St. Louis meets unbeaten Villanova. Rupp, whose Kentuckians have won 442 games and lost, only 79 in the last 21 years, confined hLs re marks in an interview to the basketball situation general. He predicted that the scandals would not hurt, the game "because people like to see it and kids like to play it." NOTICE OF SALE OF MISSIPPI COUNTY HOSPITAL BONDS Pursuant to order of the Missls- ippi County Court made and en- cred tn the Osceola District of aid Court on the 12 day of December, 1951, and a like order made and entered In the Chickasasvba district of said Court on the 11 day of December, 1951. notice Is hereby given that Mississippi County wiil sell to the highest bidder for cash ts proposed issue of S'!T9.755 of Mississippi County Hopit.il Bond, to x dated January 1, 1952. bearing interest at the rate of 2}4% per annum, payable scmi-annually on July 1 and January I, and maturing se- railly oh January 1 of each year as follows: $16.755.00 17,000.00 18,000.00 18,000.00 19.000.00 10,000.00 20.000.00 20.000,00 21,000.00 22.000.00 23,000.00 23,000.00 24,000.00 25,000.00 20,000.00 26.000.00 27,000.00 28,000.00 28.000.00 29,000.00 30,000.00 1354 W55 1MB 1957 1953 1959 1560 1361 1062 1063 1954 1955 1966 1987 1968 1969 1970 1971 . 1912 1973 larry Kid Matthews, Matthewi las been knocking out or dusting off the nation's light heavyweight >oxers with monotonous regularity £, n 1950 and 1951. And with each'^V :riumph has come a new demand that Maxim, the champion, meet the lethal-fisted Kid. The International Boxing Club of New York has been the target of most of the oft-times acrimonious statements about failure to arrange a titJe bout. Congressmen from Idaho, Matthews' native state, and Washington began sounding off with demands for Investigations of the Iflc and Its "control" of boxing. The Department of Justice wa* even ai>|:ioachcd by some lawmakers of this state with a demand that IBC be charged as a trust illegally controlling boxing. Little developed beyond the words, however, until last week. Offer "Insulting" Then the ISO's matchmaker. A) Weil, offered a title bout for Feb. 22. He offered Matthews 15 per cent of the gate and 15 per cent of television receipts. Hurley roar- d that the offer was "inadequate nd Insulting." "Who does he think he Is?" Hury asked Maxim, "Matthews?" Besides, he said, Matthews is the lan the fans ivould be paying to ^ ee. "Maxim couldn't draw flies," ft as his closing remark. Weil countered with an increase o 20 per cent of gate and TV, but ith an ultimatum that Hurley sign y the end of this week "or else." "Date, terms and other dictates onnecteci with Maxim offer re- ecUd." Hurley telegraphically norted Ir reply late yesterday. Matthews will continue his inde- endent campaign, your ultimatum lOtwithstanding." Last night, however, he told The Associated Press, that he hadn't lammed the door all the way shut. 'There probably wilj be a Max- rn-Matthews fight, maybe. But wa list won't fight on Maxim's terms. Vhy should we. Shucks, that light hould bs in the summer time. In leatlle or Boise—in the open air. t could draw a half million dollar gate." in 595 chances. Other individual fielding leaders: FJrst Base—Mickey Vernon, Washington, .994: Shortstop—Chico Car- rasnuet, Chicago. .975; Third Base —-Ocorge Kelt, Detroit. .978; Outfield—Johnny Groth. Detroit. Sam Mele, Washington and Gene Woodling, New York, tied at .993: and Catcher — Jim Hegan, Cleveland The proceeds of the sale of sai< bonds will be used-for the purposi of constructing a county hospital to be composed of two units, on unit to be constructed at Blythe ville, Arkansas, and the other uni ,o be construtced at Osceola, Ark ansas. Right to reject all bids is reservec Saiti bonds with interest thereo' will be secured by pledge of pro ceeds derived from a continuing con struction fxmd tax or three mills o the dollar heretofore voted lo b levied annually on the assesse value of all taxable property in Mis sissippi County for the years 195 to 1072, inclusive, and continuin thereafter at the rate of three mil annually until all bonds and inter est of this Issue have been paid 1 full. The buyer may name the place of payment, and trustee and shall have the right to convert the bonrls to a lower rate of interest, subject to approval of the County Court of Mississippi County and upon condition that the County will receive no less ami will pay no more than substantially the same as par for bonds bearing Interest at the rate of 2>i % per annum. The expenses of the issue, including the printing and trusteeing of the bonds and the fee of Donham. Fulfc &, Mehalf- Silica sand, suitable for making the best grades of class, is to be obtained near otawa, Canada, from deep underground sandstone in the region. fy. Attorneys, Little Rock. Arkansas, upon whose approving opinio the bonds will be issued, will paid by the purchaser. The bonds will be callable for payment prior to maturity to inverse numerical order at par and accrued interest as follows: from surplus construction funds and/or surplus tax collections on any interest paying date, and on and after January 1, 1960, on any interest pnying date from funds from any source. Said sale will be held upon auction bids at 10:30 o'clock a.m., on January 8th, 1952, in the office of the County Clerk of Mississippi County in Blytheville, Arkansas. Each bidder will be required to fil» n certified check in the amount of S9.595.10 on a bank that Is a member of F.C.I.C., payable to Mississippi County, to be kept as liquidated damages if the bidder li awarded the sale of the bonds and fails to complete the purchase. Checks of unsuccessful bidders win be promptly returned. For further information address th« undersigned. Given under my hand snd seaU this I2th day of December. 1951. Elizabeth Blythe Parker, County Clerk of Mississippi County, Arkansas COMMISSIONER'S SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned commissioner, in compliance with the terms of a decree rendered by the Chancery Court, for the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County. Arkansas, on the 10 day of December. 1951, wherein Me- Deiinting&TreatingService We arc now operating our NEW Carver Delink- ing and Treating Plant. All new equipment including latest model Slurry (liquid) treater. AH sacks electrically sewed ... we guarantee yon quick, eficicnt and satisfactory service. Seed accepted in truck or carload lots. . .discount on all lofs of 5 tons or more. Insure a better stand and less rust damage by treating your seed. Bring your seed EARLY and avoid the rush. WARD GIN COMPANY No. Highway 61 — Blytheville — Phone 3756 frxtrtewed to be Sugar-ffee _ /on't let your faucets fail (Mi iummer Call us—we'll lend A perfect plumber. 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