The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1952 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 5, 1952
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•ATUKBAT, JAmJAKY B, 1*01 Leachville Moves to Finals Of Arkansas State Tourney College Basketball By The Auaelated Frew Colgate 57 Bucknell 53 Connecticut S8 Wayne Mich 58 Rhode Island 12, Maine 36 Purman 55 Miami Fla 53 f George Washington 90 Wake Forrest 63 South Carolina 76 Davidson 61 Spring Hill 48 Northwestern'La Oklahoma A&M 52 DePaul 49 Houston 42 Tulsa 41 Ottawa Kas 67 McPherson 63 Illinois State Normal 88 WayJand Tex 65 Ft. Hay« Kas State «2 Er.iporla Baker 68 Bethel Kas 55 Hastings 64 Chadron 55 Southwest Texas 58 Baylor 56 Texas Tech 87 Arizona State 50 St. Marys Tex 64 Southwestern Tex 53 Eastern New Mexico 62 New Mexico Military 30 Idaho 56 Washington 51 Wyoming 11 Alberta 48 UCLA 81 Stanford 63 California 65 Southern California Oregon Stat« 53 Washington State 45 Nevada 70 Chico State 58 Santa Clara 69 Fresno State 63 Pepperdlne 74 Whittler 67 Lions Face Tuckerman In A Division Title Game . .. JONESBORO-Arkansas State College's fifth annual invitational basketball tournament for high school teams moves into tbe final round here tonight with Leachville and Tuckerman fighting it out for the A division title and Green way playing Clover Bend for the B bracket laurels The B championship game ls»— Leg/on Books ^Newcomer on Wrestle Card Wild Bill Oalllon, > veteran grap- '" "MS A Bracket. Thursday the pier hailing from Ohio, will make Bulldogs knocked off second-seeded his first appearance as a wresller Blytheville and last ni°ht they took here Monday niaht In the tag match care of third-seeded Pocahontas Legion's feature of the American wrestling matches Oalllon will team with » a ± r . Moody of Dyersburg, Tenn., against —-- — ""•«.'1UGH;U UIIC Ol the best teams in Northeast Arkan- Jack sas thls year and one of Us ton ±.™ l ?..., t ,° ia ™ ls » victory over Red Robert* of Little Rock 'and Bill Leachville earlier this Canny of Kansas in the tag match feature of the American Legion's program »t Memorial Auditorium. Oallion appeared here last Monday night but as an official. Next week's card was arranged after Qal- Hon and Roberts becme involved ki a red-hot argument during last Monday night's bout that ended with blow*. He comes to Blytheville highly rated by the Mid-South Agency, which handles the booking ol wrestlers for this circuit. Two one-fall preliminary bouts •re scheduled to precede the main •vent. In the first, Roberts will jungle with OaUion and In the s«c- Wnd, Moody will meet Canny. Missco High, Luxora Split Doubleheader LUXORA — msscp High and Luxora High Bplit a pair of basketball g«mes here last night. MIss- co won the girls game 35-29 aad JJuxora won the boys game 35-31. In the girls' game, Cockrell of Luxora I«d the scoring with 17 points while Autry led MIssco with 15. Olrdley of Missco scored 14 points. Bell ef'MiSMo w»s high pointer in the boys game «nd Barnes Jed Luxora with 11. Girls' Game Luxora Coctoell (17) « Petty (4) M. Clark (7) ..F B. Clark Richardson , D. Clar* Substitutions: MIssco pot. .T...... (is) Autry F. (6) B. Ragland . Gird ley • G . Miller .G Simpson G ; May Luxora — Lewis U). Smith, lj?igh, Missco—Smith. Boys' Game Lusora rowles (6) '.. Barnes (11) . Johnson (6) Williams (4> B. Tate (J) POi. ..F.. ..P.. ..O.. .o.. .G.. MIssco <3> Griffin (12) Bell Miller DavEs (9) «) (3) Simmons Substitutions: Luxora—Bennett, S. Tate (6). Misjco—T. Wallace R. Hay. EDSON Continued from Page 4 lion • year. Under Secretary of Interior Julius A. Krug in the next three years, power appropriations averaged (63 million. trader Secretary Chapman, pow*T ippropriations have been 1140 ^nlllion In 1950. then »14B million in r^ssl and $161 million in the current fiscal year. During these three years. Secretary Chapman has also secured approval for twice as many miles of government transmission lines as In previous je«rs. But he h»« also made more "wheeling" contract* under which private power companies buy, ex- charge or transmit power generated it government d«ms for preferred government clients like the Rur«l Electrification Administra-' ilon co-ops. HU policy sums Up as an effort to do everything possible to accelerate both public and private power development. Believing in private competition, Chapman nevertheless supports the lde» that competition from,government power Is a healthy thing where private power com- pante* hive a monopoly. It national defense needs (or i electric power had been left enure-1 IT U> print* expansion, it could not I scheduled for 7 p.m. with the A finalists meeting at 8:30, These four teams advanced to the championship round by winning semi-final scraps yesterday and last night. Tuckerman, (he A bracket's darkhorse team, got to the final lap by outlasting Pocahontas 51-47 in yesterday's first semi-final game Uachville battled Its way Into the championship bracket by whipping Bay 60-49, It was the" second time this year the Lions had met Bay and they revenged the near licking the Yellow Jackets dealt out in their first meeting. Greenway, the top-seeded team in the B division, went to the finals as expected by trimming a good Brookland team 54-48 and Clover Bend, a surpriser, trounced Calico Rock by a 10-51 margin. Op«ned Tuesday The five-day tournament opened here Tuesday and has been holding morning, afternoon nnd night sessions each day since. It Is considered as one of the best tournaments in this section ol the state each year. Leachville" and Greenway are slight favorites to take tonight's games but tournament followers learned early to always expect tne unexpected in this year's me«t Burke in Lead At Los Angeles Middlecoff Forced To Withdraw from Tourney by Injury By PETE ARTHUR LOS ANGELES f.Tj-Jack Burke Jr. paced the field today S17.500 Los Tournament dav. --.-r..—_„ „, i.,,;, j c ai 5 meet. Tuckerman, unseeded when brackets were drawn up, has defeated two of the four seeded teams the A bracket. Thursday, the nas Oreemvay is considered one of ••"• *...o ocnauil. Clover Bend also has proved to t* a (riant killer and should give Oreenway some trouble In tonight's tin a Is. Iron is made up of a very laree number of tiny m.gnets which make any piece of Iron magnetic when they are lined up by being placed in a magnetic field the Angeles Open Golf went Into its second Burke would be unfamiliar to many were It not for his father a great competitor of years gone by. Young Burke, 29, broke out In birdies on the last nine to finish with 36-33-69 over Riviera Country Club's tough 7,029-yard, par 35-3671 course. Only two others shaded par In a day surprisingly short of sensations. The pair, Al Brosh of Garden City. N. Y., and John Barnum of Grand Rapids, Mich., also are rela live unknowns In the big time. They carded Identical 34-3c-70s. Mtddlecoff Hurt Usually this rich tournament Its purse raised $2.500 this year attracts the best of the winter golf clan. But many top golfers aren't here. Including the pair who battled it out in title two classic playolf for the years ago-s»m Sncad and Ben Hogan. They announced several weeks; ago they wouldn't enter. Dr. Cary Mlddlecoff. the Memphis dentist, did. But he lasted only 11 hole*. He turned up at the course with a severely strained set of wrist liaments. The pain was loo great and he was six strokes over p«r when he bowed out. Lawjon Little was a late withdrawal because of illness. 3 States Plan to Televise High School Cage Tourney C " 0 thir their stale H. V. Porter, executive-secretary of the National Federation of State High School Athletic Associations currently holding its winter meeting, said today that possibly more state cage meets will be telecast other than these four. He said Kentucky delegates to the meeting said their state tournament would be on television. However, at Louisville the state's only two TV stations said they.have no plans at present for such a program. Indiana and Iowa will televise their state cage finals for the first time. Porter .said. Oklahoma and Ohio have done so In the past. Minnesota and Georgia have declined such a program,- contending experimental video last year resulted In attendance decreases. Most other members of the federa- school basketbalt tournament* thl, se.aon. three said. ,.,.^,, ,j considered small when you consider that approximately 650,000 high school boys were playing football. There were nine fatalities In 1950" tion are said. so far undecided Porter Pro Contracts Dlicuswd Porter reported there was "growing sentiment" throughout the country to rule prep athletes Ineligible for sports If they sign a contract to play any type of professional sports. "In the past, some schools did not ru!e an athlete Ineligible merely for signing a contract" before his graduation," Porter explained. "He was Ineligible only if he competed under that contract. The feeling now is that he Is a pro as soon as he signs." Porter also reported that during last football season only seven high school players were fatally Injured In games. "Four of them died with head In- [uries and the other Internal injuries," he from Sudbury, Central Win League Tilts Opening games In the "Y" Grade school basketball league were played at the Armory yesterday afternoon with Sudbury tripping Yarbro by K-3 and Central' Lauge 17-3. romping over In the curtain-raiser, Sudbury had things well in hand from the opening gun, leaning by 12-2 at the half and 18-2 at the third quarter. Danny Bratcher led the scoring with -15 points, followed by Charles Goalter with 6, Jerry Lutz and "slick" Npl- son with 2 each. All Yarbro points were free shots SIS MtGulre DOUBLE TROUBLE—The Ducb twins. Johnny and Eddie arc aj>roblcm to Coach Walter Marshal when it comes to telling them r£»l V? i - y v T 1 "° P™ b . lc m in the scoring department. The coal Township High School juniors are the team's lending scorers paced the Shamokm. Pa., school to its first six victories (NEA)' Washington U. Upset By Idaho; Tulsa Beaten By TED MEIER NEW YORK Wj-Hopes of the University of Washington Huskle' for the No. I national basketball ranking were jolted last night. Currently ranked third In The.the second quarter ami s«mrd Associated Press poll, the Huskies well on the way to its loth straight were whipped by underdog Idaho, victory 56-51, as they • - their Pacific opened Coast defense of Conference Millard championship on their home court at Seattle Washington took a 23-21 .eacl in Osceo/o Girls' String Broken; Boys Triumph OSCEOLA — One ot the state's longest winning streaks was at sn ln .,, -„. end today. Parkin snapped the Os- Tne ,"J ' Flj'iin's third basket tied (he score 2B-29 at halftime and gave Idaho the read for the first time at 38-37. Washington never regained the lead. The Oklahoma Aggies had their isual home court trouble with De Paul at stillwntcr. Ok!a v but a took shot by Bob Pager with 45 seconds left gave the Aggies a 52-49 'rlumph. Houston NIn.s Tulsa Houston nipped Tulsa, 42 to 41. an exciting finish at Houston . ceola Seminolette's victory string at 12 straight games here last night by a 35-33 count. The game was the firsfof a dou- Te game was the firsfof a dou- ""-""u «» maxe it, 10-39. Houston. blpheader between teams of the two wltn 25 seconds left. Dick Courier In the second game, Lange made a score schools. In the other half of the twin bill, Osccola's Semlnoles eeked " out « 52-51 win over the Parkin boys. Both games were close all the way. with Parkin leading the girls' lilt from the beginning and Osceola leading all the way In the boys' game. The Semlnoleltes got off to a slow start and didn't hit their stride until the last three minutes of play but then it was too late. They closed the gap but couldn't quiet make the grade. For Osceola's boys It was their fifth straight win. The Semlnoles were led by Harvey Hill who scored 27 points. go, Elton Coiton flipped in a one- hander for Houston's winning goal. UCLA walloped Stanford. 81-63, and California nicked Southern California, 65-55, in the Pacific Coast Conference. George Washington trounced Wake Forrest, 00-63. and South Carolina took Davidson, 70-61, in two Southern Conference games. Baylor, of lhe Southwest Conference, lost to Southwest Texas. 5855. while Texas Tech beat Arizona State Flagstaff. 87-50, in the Border Conference. Osceola Mann (13) Cone <4) Watson (16) Dunn Kendrick Girls' Game Po». .... P P Parkin (26) Thompson (1) S. Hendrlx .. (8) Lambert catdwell Vowell Wright n"••'»-, ualkgc 411RUC K of it for half the game the Greene ( st intermission being «-j outi Hi11 I37) •••• B 'Weinbcrj (18) Substitutions: Osceola — Peepers. Spiers. I. Watson. Parkin — Barnet, Young, and Jarrell. Osceola Duclos (6) . Greene (1) Boys' Game Pos, . P. Between Japan and Korea the sea u so shallow that a comparatively slight upheaval of the bot- !om would permit an army to walk across. Parkin ... (U) Fit?. (8) Bagwell (12) Luplow .. <4> Blake (12) Jarrell Chiles O Substitutions: Osceola — Burch, Rose, Phillips. Parkin—Miller (1). have met the country's needs he says. Chapman contends that the private power companies made many mistakes—as In not expanding to meet rural electrification needs Today he concedes that private power Is more forward-looking. And it Is on this basis that he makes his statement «hat the Industry is now doing an excellent job. Read Courier Ne s Classified Ads FOR RENT Typewriters & Adding Machines New & Lute Model Machines—Low Rates We h«y >wd office machines * furniture. Johnson Office Equipment Co. SALES—SERVICE 112 S. Broadway—Phone' 4420 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA .WRESTLING Monday, Jan. 7 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Wild Bill Gollion&J. Moody Adults 50c—Children 15c Red Roberts & Bill Canny For R**«rv*d Se«ti. Call S38» Also 2 1-Foll Matches Roberts vs. Gallion Moody vs. Canny Then Tommy sparked Plynn and an Idaho Herb rally. The lead changed hnnds three times In the last 3d seconds,. At that Juncture Dick Nunnellcy d to make it 40-39. Houston. from the corner to make Tulsa. With 11, seconds to Want to Coach Football? Jobs Becoming Plentiful 5 College and Pro Teams Seeking Skippers; Evashevski May Resign By OTtl.O ROBERTSON NEW YORK (AP)-Football coaches lookinp- for in a major college or professional ranks may apply to at three .school. u^j^r* of the k lion a 1 Footbll •* League. Ami there may be a tomtit open-[ Uig among top collegiate gridiron powers within a day. Jobs me open at Pittsburgh, in- rtiann and Arizona among the colleges, and at Washington and the Chicago Cardinals in the NFL Forest Eva.shevski has (old Washing- Ion Slate authorities he'll tell them by tomorrow whether he'll be tack at the helm of (he Cougars Actually Pittsburgh still has a Central pulled away rapidly hi th» .second half when Charles Rtche* and Jimmy Haynes begon to connect Rlchey led the scoring with « points, Hayncs had 7 and Bobby Graham got (he other two. L*rry Fitzgerald with 2 and Billy Spenci with one were- the Lange polnt- LRJC Quits AIC For Texas Loop School to Join Junior Colfege League as 'De-Emphasis Move' LITTLE ROCK Mv-The Arkansas IntcrcollcRiate Conference—buffeted by a rte-emphflsls of athletics by Its smaller members—has siiff-.rccl another blow. Little Rock Junior College the only two-year and only privately endowed school in (lie 11-membcr conference, announcer) yesterday «|;l£h«i voted to wi,h,lr™ f rom Dr. Oranville D. Davis, president of LRJC, said the school would loin the Texas jc Conference as "our own way of rte-emphnsis " Little Rock's pending withdrawal will leave the AIC with only seven members competing l n football Of the remaining 10 members Ouachita Baptist College and Hendrix College do not seek the football championship and Arkansas Collece does not compete at nil The decision of Little Rock to withdraw was received with "regret" uy Conference President Dean H A Haswell of Ouachita. ' ' Haswell and AID Commissioner Brig. Gen. H. L. McAllstcr both said the action probably would force tho league to draw up another football schedule—Its third—for 1952. Kuhorich Said Hired by Cards SAN FRANCISCO (AP)-Joe Ku- rmrich will be nnmcd head conch of the Chicago Cardinals, a professional football club he once played for the Chronicle said today. ' The Chronicle said the announcement Is not official but private sources arc unanimous In naming the recent University of San Francisco head coach to the job The former Cardinal Coach, Curlcy Lnmbeau, resigned last season. coach In Athletic Director Tom Hamilton but the war-time organizer of Navy athletics has announced lie doesn't want (he Job again. Hamilton was scheduled to sit down with the school's athletic committee today to talk over the situation, some 80 men have applied for the job. Including Johnny Michclosen, former coach of the Pittsburgh Sleclers of the NFL- Red Dawsnn, backfield conch at Michigan State, and Bill Glassford, youthful mentor at Nebraska. There have been no announcements from either Indiana or Arizona regarding replacements for Clyde Smith and Bob Wliulow, respectively. Hath stepped out last fall after their teams failed to play up to expectations. Cards Want Pilot The Cardinals are looking for a replacement, for Curley Lambeau, who quit the pro club before the end. of the season. Joseph L. Kuharich, coach of the University of San Francisco's unbeaten eleven last year, Is reported to be the No 1 man In line for the Job. Kuharlch announced his resignation at San Francisco before the .school dropped football. George Marshall also Is searching for a man to coach his Washington Redskins, nick Todd took over the Redskins late in October when Marshall fired Herman Ball and was unable to obtain Hunk Anderson from the Chicago Bears. Two major Job,? which became vacant after the cloje of the season were filled promptly. Murray Warmath. Army line coach, replaced Arthur slick Morton at Mississippi State and Horace Hendrlckson up from assistant to tike Seattle Feathers Job »t North Carolina State. Illinois Ignores West Coast Criticism of Rose Bowl Win CHICAGO (API—Illinois Is currying its Hose Bowl championship like a champion and Is turning a deaBear to any criticism that may have come from the west coast. The football squad and coaches detrained In Chicago more than two hours late yesterday and were greeted by a driving snowstorm and congratulated by a small, but enthusiastic, group of mini fans. The. main homecoming celebration of Illinois' 40-7 rout ol Stanford New Year's Day will be at a university convocation at Cham- paieu Monday. West Coast criticism that Illinois held up Stanford pass receivers was shrugged off by Coach Hay Eliot "In our league we Jam Up receivers whenever we can," he said. "It's part of the game of football, Nothing wrong with It." Fullback Bill Tat*, who romped for 150 yards, just one short of a Rose Bowl record, said that in his opinion "Stanford Just didn't seem im tfi- the game." Television of football gamei started with the me of one camera In 1039. Now three or more efficient cameras are used to televise a football game. by using classified lhe COURIER! Adi placed before 9 a.m. will appear some day. All classified advertising payable in advonc*. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER •NEWS The clue for you soon... SLIM RHODES AND HIS BAND will also be on hand CHAMBLIN SALES CO. Your Friendly Sludehaker Dtaler Railroad & Ash Street* Blylheville, Ark.

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