The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 14, 1949
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chick Cagers Win 43-23 Decision in jGame With Steele - Blytlievillo's Chickasaw cngers hung up I heir third si strmgUt victory last night, a 43-2:5 decision over the Steele £ bulldogs in the main event of a double-hill at Haley Field [ gym and today were readying themselves for the invasion •" of the always tough Messick High Panthers of .Memphis J tomorrow night. In a preliminary contest last T night's Coach Donna Johnson's [: Squaws, pliiyed tlieir best game of I, the season, but it wasn't quite good *' enough and they dropped a 40-32 \[ lie.irtbrpaker to Coach Bennle Wili : helm's girls for tlieir fourth loss •• in as many starts. • Tomorrow night, tlie Cluck A and -' B squads return to home action with Coach Mac Given*' Messick ';' Panthers furnishing the opposition. '». Thc Squaws play tomorrow night, • too. They enter the Luxora Invita- '. tlonnl tournament and meet Osce• obi's girls in their first-round game > at 8 o'clock. '• The Chicks played by far their _L best- game of the Infant season in ' subduing the Bulldogs. Scoring, for the firsi time, was pretty well dis- Ir billed, and their floor game look- led n little better. Their passing and 'ball handling, however, was still be, low par. Sllrrs Heads In Scoring Forward Bonny Stlres, led the ^Tribe's scoring with 13 points and .center Jim Berry was close on his heels with 12. Lamb ami J. Frank- ;lin paced Steele with seven points ^each. Blytheville led all the way nnd ;was never seriously threatened. f In the girls' game the Squaws let! '.& last half rally fall short and then 'succumbed to a Steele last quarter splurge that sent them down in detent ' Alier trailing by eight points iit ithe end of the first quarter, the .Squaws started to rally In the second period to pull within four points |at halftime. They continued their ispree in the third quarter and at [one time chopped steele's lead to rone point. But they couldn't quite ;make the lead and Steele won going -sway with R final quarter rally. ' Patty Burton, steele's red-hot jforwarrt and Lucreta Bunch, the ;8<|uavs' co-caplain, tied for high :point honors with 21 points apiece. ^Thompson of Steele was runner-up with nine. • The lineups: Girls' Game feteelc (40) 'Burton (21) .. Mathenla (8) . .. Thompson (9) • Hulsey ' Heathgock Pos. . F. . . f . .. Bly'ville (32) . (21) Bunch (6) Storey . F (5) Phillips G Hale Q O'Dell . Anderson •. G ..- Fowler • Substitutions: Steele — Vinr, i Christian, Brooks, Wilson and .; Gates. Blythevllle — Presnell, Hipp, : Jones, Hodge, Tedlock. ' Boys' Oamc .'Blytheville (43) Pos. Steele (23) Stlres (13) P (7) l jan ,b Wise (7) ....... F.(7) J. Franklin .Berry (12) ...... C . (3) C. Franklin ;Reld (2) O (31 Bishop •Vanca (9) a . (5) Christian ! Substitutions: Blytheville — Har- .rlson, B. Berry. Wagner, Stone, and •Bunch. Steele—Etherldse. Officials ; -^Harold Walls and Roy Ashabranner. ; Negro Housing Project Found Discriminating \ CHARLOTTE. N. C., Dec. 14-f/r) '—The federal government, has rejected this city's application for 400 public housing units because the project was intended for Negroes ; only. city officials met today to < discuss a new bid. ; President Tinman struck out Die .project in line with the administration's announced policy to prevent racial discrimination n the use of public housing funds. Executive secretary Harold J. oil• Jenny of the Charlotte Housing Au- I thority announced the turndown yesterday. He said it would tic necessary to revise application, eliminating reference to white or Negro occupancy, if approval was to l>e obtained. ; The Pnlillc Housing Administration has announced that tion In projects is Gosnell Wins Eight in Row On Cage Court HOLLAND. Mo.. Dec. 14.—Gosnel! High School's high-flying Pirates won tlieir eighth consecutive basketball game here last night by trouncing Holland 36-20. The game 'was the feature of a twin-bill. In the first game Holland's girl rngcrs defeated Gosnel] 27-23 with n last charter rally. The Pirates rolled op a sizeable lead in the .first half and spent most of the second half coasting. They led 21-G at the end of the first half and wrre never seriously pushed. The backboard work of French, Ingram and Ward aided Gosnell considerably. Hart led Gosuell's boys In scor- I ing with 13 iininLs and Ashley and Avis paced Holland with six points each. In the girls' triune Patterson of Holland wns high for Ihe night with 18 markers and Caldwell led Gosnell with 10. Tlie lineups: Girls' CJamc WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14 ,1949 —Courier News Pholo STIlAKJHT-Conch Roy lion's Closnell High School Pirates claim one of thc most impressive cage records in Northeast Arkansas thus far tins season wiih ciglit victories and no defeats The Pirates won No. 8 last night with a 36-20 verdict over Holland. Mo. They go after No. 9 at Manila Friday night Members of tlie team arc-front row (Iclt to rlgliU-Jamcs Gann, Richard Hart, Harold Ward. Carl lictter, and I*on French. Buck row—Norman Lewis. Robert Brown William Lucius. Earl Giinn and Willian George Ingrain, Charles Emery an Raspberry were not present when photo was taken. Holland Fitzhngh (21 Keller (1) ... Swindle Cllildcrs Gray Substitutions: Pos. . F. . P. G. G. G. Gosnel] (10) Caldwell ... (7) McGce Donner Krcech Fletcher Clothiers Win Over C. of C. to Lead Bowlers Holland— Mc'Arl bur (4), Brandon (2). sheltnn, McCrary, and Samforri. Gosncll— While and Raspberry. Gosnell Gann (in French (5) ' Ward (7) Boys' Rain Pos. . F. .. Hart (13) Emery Substitutions Lewis and Lcdbelte: Harrison (1). Hollnnri . (4) Reid (1) Creccv (21 Taylor (6> Ashley . (01 Avis Gosndl — Emery Holland — . F. . C. . a. O. Portageville Wins Twin Basketball Tilts from Wardeil PORTAGEVILLE. Dec. 14—Por- tngeville crowned its basketball royalty with a double victory over teams from Warden here last nl«ht Tlie Portagevillc B boys won by a 23-21 score and the A boys were victorious 36-29. Between the two games basketball kings and queens of the elementary, junior high and high schools were crowned. Elementary royalty was Joe Lnker and Patsy Woods, for the juniors Billy Foster and Carolyn Downing And for the seniors Dickie Foster and Peggy Downing. In the B game Foster ird Por- Ingcville with eight point., sml Tliomason paced Warden with eight. In the. A game Edwards was high for Portageviilc- with 10 and Pill led Warden with seven. The lineups: ti Game Wardell (6> Burnett f Bi Thornason Meads Clothiers clung to first Ing League by defeating tht; Knights of Columbus two out of thrc/ anics In league action last night, O. E. Klliidsen was high for Meads with a 160 average. Father Francis McDevitt led the K. of C ivith 112. The Hot, Shots moved inlo a .second place lie by defeating Van Patten's AAA team with averages of three. Van Patten and f,. Goings led tile AAA team with averages of 103 ami C. Abbott paced the ItoL Shots with 178. Saliba's Cafe team took two games from Feinbcrgs with Hall leading Saliba with 172 and Dr Torsti'u Lindnuest averaging 163 for Fcinbcrgs. The Flyers won two of three from Coca Cola. DeSplinler bowled 152 for the Flyers nnd Reagon 140 for Coca Cola. The standings: Team T,Y Meads 2(j Van Patten ...'.'.'...'.'.[ 24 Hot Shots -j-i 1C of C '.'....'.'.' ">(> Fcinbei'Ks 20 Snliba 13 Flyers 14 Coca Cola \ n New Three-Year Contract Signed By Dutch Meyer FORT WORTH, Tex.. Dec. 14— Iffi— Leo R. (Dutch! Meyer, cornerstone of Texas Christian University athlcllc.5, has pulled another upset. Noted as the coacli who has killed more championship hopes for the opposition — than any other mentor in Southwest Conference football history, the rittle man with lhat tart tongue plehed tlie sports writers on the collective cars Viy singing a new three-year coiaract. Three months ago reports were current that Meyer would step out as head coacli and retire to the Pet, -litS .815 S!3 farm die owns .several Saturday at the Southwest Conference meeting in Dnlla.s he told newsman he would issue the statement in a few days and what he said Indicated it would be retirement. But yesterday, Meyer signed the new contract. Thus the little guy will be start- inn tils thirty-second year in Texas Christian University athletics. Dutch came to Texas ChrisUsi-. University as a student in 1917. He Sports Writers Favor Earlier Starting Time For College Grid Games NEW YORK, Dee. 14. M'j—Ear- lier .starting times for college foot- •lall games are generally favored by sports writers and spoiicasters. An Associated Press poll today .howcd that a majority of the ob- :erver.s would like to see games smarted at i p.m. and not later him 1:30 p.m. Darkness and cold were the main •casons given. Many game.s were 'inishcd in semi-darkness last sca- iOll. A whopping majority of tl • polled were emphatically asaii.^ lihgt football and for a variety of •ca.sons. But most lamented that light football is here to stay. "Much as I dislike it," said one writer, "it doe.s draw better for tlie most part than day games in some sections of the country." Papooses Thump Wilson Juniors Stabler'* Tribe Wins 31-17; Messick Five Tops Bulldogs 46-28 'WILSON, Dec. U — Blythevile's junior Papooses, the Messick High Panthers of Memphis and Kolser's Junior girls carried off victories over Wilson teams In R cage triple- bill here last night. The Papooses thumped Coach Jerry Hayes' Wilson Junior Bulldogs by a 3!-17 score while Messick slipped past the senior Bulldogs by -Ifi-'JS score and the Keiser junior girls clowned Wilson's team 20- Lcd by Montroe Holland, their big center who scored 13 points, the Paps Jumped to a quick lead and then poured It on In the late stages to completely rout the Junior Bulldogs. Holland's excessive height was a big factor in the Paps' win as he almoM completely controlled backboard play. Donald Gentry and Bennle Hays were nmners-up in the point making with eight and seven )>oints respectively and Simmons led wiison with. six. In the senior boys' game the Bulldogs were just outclassed. They look an csuly H-point tc;\d in the first quarter but U was short lived as the Panthers stalled hitting from under ihe basket. The Bulldogs failed to tally a single point in the second quarter and Messick led 11-11. Tale of Messick was high lor the night with '23 iminls and Jim Deer led Wil.son with 10 points. The lineups: Junior Girls Keiser Crews <2i .... Pnulk <6> .... Johnson (12) . Amos ........ Gardner Warren Substitutions: Pos F'. P. F'. G . G. O Keiser Wilson ... i2iCisscll (11 Nicholson (5) Trannum S. Davis Peoples J. Davis Cisco, Browns Gef $700,000 and Four Players for Dillinger, Lehner (he minor leagues who volcd to re- NEW drosvsy By Joe rtclchler YORK, Dec. 14. — The winter baseball meetings were slow waking up but when the shot came It was a corker — a deal between the St. Louis Drowns and tain lite bonus rule. The American League, on the other hand, voted to repeal the controversial rule It was understood that Chandler, who does not like thc rule, will appoint a committee to study the matter further. Ihe minors may be asked to vole again via a mail ballot. Oklahoma Aaqies Upset 38 to 31 by Long island U. L ^"irTs T)a > skc C lb-i DeC ' "' (/P) - L ?"8 Kansas Slate last week.' did some upsetting of its own last night Tlie Blackbirds administered a M-31 dcleat to the powerful Oklahoma Aggies In the feature of'a Madison Square Garden doubleheader. LIU beat the visitors from still- water, okla., at their own game by playing a slow deliberate style. The crowd, accustomed to more" action Philadelphia Athletics involving $100,000 and six players. Connie Mack's pennant-anxious Athletics shelled out tlie $100,000 plus four players to the Browns to get one of thc American League's top inflelders, third baseman Bob Dilllugcr, and a good outfielder, Paul Lehner. The $100.000 was the welcome part of the deal for the Browns whose president, Bill DeWitt, stild, "I can't make any money at the gate. I've got to make It selling my best 1)1 aye rs." But the Brnwns also receive veteran third baseman Frank Gustine and three rookies—shortstop Billy Deniars and outfielders Ray Coleman and Rocco Ippolkto. The deal, which busied tlie trad- Ing log-Jam wide open, was closed shortly before midnight by DeWitt and Enrlc Mack, Connie's son and coach. I booed at times. Braves, Cubs, lines Tnnte | Colgate, at one time behind by 18 Two other transactions earlier in points, put on a furious rally in ttie day involved the Boston Braves, the first garden lilt to ups-t fm- ored New York University, 8;i-78. Pirate and Chicago Pittsburgh Cubs. The Braves disposed of two players, sending pitcher Bill Voiselle [o the Cubs for infielder Gene Maucli tiiid casli and banding over outfielder Miirv Rickcrt tn the Pirates for "more than SIO.OOO" plus a minor leaguer to be named later. Dillinger, bespectacled 31-year-old veteran, batted .324 last season and lc<l b - v 3'-28. Holy Cross stamped itself as a contender for national honors by licking Dartmouth. 85-53. in one half of a twin bill at Boston. Fiar- vard beat Boston College, 54-49, hi the other gnme. Wisconsin rallied in the last five minutes to hand Notre Dame a 5U-I8 .setback. The Irish at on e time stole 20 bases to lead the league in i With sophomore Sam Price hit- tluit department. Lehner Is a fleet,! U "S °» f i™ of seven one-handed 29-year-old flycliascr witli a slout ' 011 S shots Purdue spurtcci in the arm. He butted only .229 while used second half to whip Drake. 81-51, sparingly riiirini; the past campaign I arul Indiana, behind at the half' Voiselle won only seven and lost " ....... -- -- ci?ht games last year. Rickcrt bat- led .282 in 100 games. In a scciet meeting yesterday the , National League decided to uphold ! tlcr ' had Wilson _ Jones and Wcatherfoni. Junior Hnys Blytheville Pos. Wilson Gentry 18) .. F. (41 Robinson Hays 17) F. .. (0) Simmons Holland 113) . C Bussey O'Brien in .. G 121 Cisscll Chilciers G <r> Jones Substitutions: Hlvlhcville — Laligley (2i .Halsell. Moslcy, H\g- gpson and Gilbert. Wilson — Ro- berts (n. Messick Rushing Hucigeus came on to trim DcPanl. 01-55. Mainline opened defense of its Los Angeles invitation tourney championship by trimming Whit- 75-47. after Brigham Young taken Culver-Stockton in the tourney's opener, 69-57. Missouri beat Texas Christian, 54-45. Case (4> Tate <23) Hcnslcy <2> Stracen. Senior Boys Pos. Wilson l3> .. F. .. 13, Forrester! F dOi Deeri C. (41 Underwood! The following' couples obtained G. (4IT Underwood marriage licenses at the office of Mamage Licenses Substitutions: Messick — Belts i2). Mitchell (3), England (11, Perry 121, and Humphries. Wilson — H. Woodyarci i2l, Garretl, Murray (H. Johnson, Williams, Ani- imdson and Webb. (4) G. Woodyard Miss Elizabeth Blythe. county clerk •"''-'• " " yesterday: Robert Brady and Miss Gercan Paxton. both of Manila. Walter Moody Henson to Miss Lavcrne Gofortti, bolh of Blvihe- ville. Portngevllle Hall Burgess (1) Whitiiker (4) Foster (8) Moylan (41 Substitution Tucker and Wilson. A Portageville POS Segal (10) F Tanner p Edwards (19) . . G ' Zohncr (5) ... o Hcnvr.s (21 ... R Si bstitiitions Pos. F F C u> Summers G . (21 Bakers G H! Banks Wnrdoll—Mmoncy. Cooter Basketball Teams Win from Risco, Bragg City COOTER, Mo., Dec. 14 - Cooler High School boys and girls won ! three basketball games here last ! night with ihe B boys [Ideating Brags City 21-10, the'senior girls winning over Risro M-G and the A boys victorious over Biagg city For the B hoys it was tlieir first game of the season, u was llic second straight, win for the senior girls nnil the fourth straight made 11 varsity letters In football, I baseball in four years there, grad- Ufitinj; in 1S22 Die was in the Army 1 •?ii I in 19181. After n year of high school ' coaching he returned to TCU as • freshman mentor. He became hciid ' coach In 103-1. He has produced two '• Southwest Conference champions 1938 i when hi.s team was national' champion) and 104-1. And he has had teams in sis bowl games. .-187 .359 .231 the A bovs. for Playing lor thc A boys were Glen Funderburk. Jimmy May. Shannon Boothe, Gene I^uiri. L. N' Jones, Buck La.stcr. cnirol'l Edwards. Warden F ° r thc Kcmlor K 1:ls . Earnestine (-1) McCulloeh * csln "- Georgia Stewart, P «tty , 1t pj Perry. Jo White, Stlt McClurc. Jerry . <C1 Hanks m ' shi " g ' Iva I 3 "'"" 1 "''. Ella Name. M» Gaither ! ' nlrld " Evnlls - Mar >' '•""I* Mav. - Wilkler ! '""" r " "• Missco Residents Put $17,160 in US Savings Bonds Mississippi County residents Invested 517,160 in Series E u S. Savings Bonds during November ,it was disclosed today by the office of ihe Savings Bonds Division of the federal Treasury Department. Sales of Serie.s E bonds in the state for the month amounted to I Sl,541,5f>9. am) sales of F and G ! bonds brought the total to $203-1-' 932. i Arkansas sales for the first U months of 19)9 mummied to $i!9.- > 958.472. o! which ?23,144.834 was ill E bonds. Lisle. Wardcll—Hawkins Portageville -De- Evans. Joan Cooper. Peggy Wagner. Doris Hnrrcll. Shirley Thomas, Kills Fayc Maihis, played. Cotfon BeJt Beauties Enter Contest Finals ly among the races. ' Clyde Scott to See Action 1 " NFL Championship Tilt approves a project, the policy "of! * «"' ._,., ... "FUR HE WIN'S SAKE"-A fallen angel is naked Cary \VU- mer, Jr., si-en striimmitlg his harp in an Atlanta, C!a , hospital. I'lnyinj; the role of a Heavenly messenger in ,1 stage show, Wiliner mrterej a broken arm and leg \vhen the calilc supporting him nbovc the >ta,ee broke. Strictly down to esith now, V.'ilmrr vcr.vs never to act the angel agoin—not in this v.uritj, arov. jy. n ' i , ^ is e nsns. i.s ie.. Recovered , , , ! e , hil<uit>1 P lli » v fn ' fr " ln Ark " v to po as.,ni. trom u (.honlder in- MEMPHIS. Tcnn,. Dec. l.l—,,i>,_. • j Twenty cotton belt beauties WCIR ; chosen today as finalists in the 195U Maid of coton contest, to be bold here Jan. 3. 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