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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 29, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT HLYTHKVIlM.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Oklahoma City U. Upsets Ags; Hogs Bow to Wyoming lly Saul Felilmail OKLAHOMA CITY, Doc;. 29. (Al>)—Socoml swdc.l Wyoming IK in Iho finals of the all-c:u|]<!KG haskotliall loui-na- tiiont tonight, as o.xpiH'led, but there's a stnmjjvr in the 0!ij)t)silioit—Oklahoma City University. Top sroili'tl Oklahoma A <S II, horahipil to win its sixth .•UniiKht lilk>. fell in the .semi-finals last nijfht to alert Olila- honift City M7-;)f>. The loss was the first for Hank Ajfffies in 18 all-college tournament Wyoming had an easy time with^ Arkansas, 40-^pj. Arkansas and A & M meet for third place In the fir.-t KKIIIC of the double header tiinisht.. 'I'he GOU-Aysie comest was n student-teacher affair- -Oklahoma City's Clinch Doyle Parraek having learned his- basketball wliile Iba's-, playing four \ears muter Doyle graduated from A in but came back to the school as a N'fivy insliuitor in HI 14 He played on'A.^.M's NCAA champton- sliip learn oi KJ4I-45. This is Parrack's third year at OCU. Last year, his team gained the title "Little Abies' 1 as its style oJ play, patterned after Iba's deliberate offense, won I'd f-nrnes. against six losses That IfllS-W team led the nation in defense, avowing 3B.4 paints n game OCU dmliTilag OCU was a 10 |H)int underdog When it- met tlie Ai;trie.s, but took the lead at the outset and was never hearted. Ama/ing shooting in the first half, which clicked 10 field goalg in 23 tries and a dogging defense, gave OCU a 2:i-15 cdse at, htilftime. The Aggies began closing in the last ten niinnte.s ami cut the margin. OCU started its stall \vlih live minutes left, but A.V-M moved within one point. 36-35. with 45 seconds left. Tsvo players were tossed out a.s tempers flared. With time running out, dale Mc- Arthllr, AA.-M junior pnard. missed • a chance to tiu the seine after -•lie was fonlc-d. , Wyoming has breezed thront,'! .. the tournament, coached by K* Shelton, it easily handled Texas v 44-35 in the first round. Uist ni^ht, ; Wyoming led 24-14 at the half and Arkansas didn't make a field ^oal the first 18 minutes of the last llBlf. In afternoon games, Baylor will ' meet Texas for the consolation title ^ and Vanderbilt will play Alabama : for seventh place. In games yes:' terrtay, Texas defeated Alabama 48-41 in a lost half drive and Baylor topped Vanderbilt 61-53. George Skelton Winner in Y's Ping Pong Meet George Skelton, Junior hit;h student. captured the third annual Y holiday pin;; poin;'nt yesterday afternoon by defeating fiilly Ciilbmv in the final match in a re- —Courier .Vrws Photo - - ••"K'li ' «'M S K 'h nines, roller n> depemiiUH <U"te a bit newal of the daily battles thes,e two |°" '"-'• " u: ' ' (l11 \< "' 1" see him tlnuiigh another wii'inn" season r'l "n'-",' "21-1™"°"' Th '' "'" n: 21 " ^ S ' 1<>IV " :<1 '" V " ' II '" <1 l s<1 » lil " ;l! <' •'•'•<' Vaine .leltp and i-'rank ' Skelton' landed in Hie lop brack- \ W "'"'' ^' "~ ' ' l " " M ' '" vM]f Wanner iiltrt -imle.s with him et and had one real battle when he i " s ' " ' ' ' " * '' *" "' " "vice witii the Clinks a«ai:isl Newark met p, [). Foster. Jr. in the <|nar- in Air , ter finjils. having to come from behind to win this one by stores .if 11-211 21-14 and 21-17. ite received forfeit. 1 ; when Stanley Incriim. winner of tlie '•V spring tourney and Kdwnrd Peterson both snatched at the last minute, then had a relatively easy time with Ralph .Snvder 21-3 mid 21-8, Gilbow, on the otiier hand foiight- IILS way through n tough lower bracket, defeating Jimmy Cassiriy invitational tournament at Jone.sjjoro next week. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1949 Coaches Pick Lineups for East-West Tilt Spori-s Roundup t» llm;h I lillrrldi, j r Clara and West al Star iii-i way uiroiign ft t.iu»n upw.'r braekel. defeating Jimiuy Cassiriy KAN PliA\'fl<-'CO I),, -'I i-_ ~~~~ 14-21; 21-1!- ami 17-7 as Cassidy | The d.iv K'fhawmr n,-m "f t ,"" the ' Nf:w YORK - "' v '"•' ''>'"- H '> «,i. faoed m the final gnme. After slip. Risi-West » nmc ,.>,,,,,, '„..,„ '"ink t|:c- (r.ns aie pretlv roi'Kli'on pins past A. J Hall by sco,-es of 21- ,„,,, Katurdav. the u |or ", "."'"•"""• ™« <»»l»irf, in' vo-: r pan 1C ami 21-9. he eaucht a tartar In! rec'd.s ol -,1,1,-!, -, il! ..„ „ ,. '' "< ^"' "ilnirr.- . We]l V ,d;,| .lolmny O'Hrien who c..rrie<i him lo i Sln-iners' H.rnit-il /,„" C'rim, [ 1V ' r ' - !lil> -fii'are-ri-.ed s,- : ,,i- a three-siame 21-17: 17-21; 21-H child!,,, ! C "" 1 " ul d:m,vi»i, who coacncs the U • , count before brpwing out. ' O'Brien wcin (he consolation Ihird prize with a 21-10; 27-25 riecision over Snyder, He hail wuu his v.ny to the semi-finals with successive victories liver'Buddy Phillips 21-10; 21-10, Jimmy Watson 21-19- 21-'" and Frank Wanner 21-10: ' 21-10 before losing to Gilbow. The tourney was marked bv an improved brand of play over that of previous holiday evenls but was disappointing in that several first, rate players scratched at the last I u West kicks off, Hnllin moment; anioni; these Soiniy Slires, [ " l(11 - Kansas Stale at rishl aiinn Stanley ingnmi. Dick R.->i<l. Gene Thn '''a- ; ' learn, .ipiiarently, is Jexa.s L'hri 1 .i'lii i I it t' ,• I .-.,.••• . ,.i iiuti, PJPJIII.S ani'r- of" use uV,,,e,t tn-o ie HnTmie i "'' : "'"'" >I>>V ' Ml '' 1>< ' tc ' " bl|t v ' hl ' n for olfense and one for' defense' i chants " Mosr' 1 ''-,,,,""'' 1 ' """'T icitaska, \vill start at center. I the rffeterss" " ' ' . . Shanks find Wayne Burnham. The Junior tourney for bovs in tile 9th eracie and under will be run off today, with the prospect that the same three or four bovs will be scrapping for honnrs. as all four semi-finalists in yesterdav's tourney were junior Inch students. . finite tentative with Andy Kerr. Heinle Hie:- i lienr Sao Paul. ItHcM livery Time Utah's introduction to lira?.ilian ie in an early yarnc "We •oaehi-.s iiiiineii a first few points ahend ,?t hull time." and ,1 se.-oiul teiim, Boyou Ben jEnd Rough Work For Suanr Tilt BATON KOUUK, la., I3(e, 21). 'Ar'.--Roii!;h work is over for the .Sltl^ar Hnv.-|-boimd I,ouii,iana Slate Vadal relates, -and I took my boys lr a lot rf noise r.ntskle. Mien inv n-,- .••'Isnint and the ,,,,l :lir , ilv k ,| lnK . '•.line n ninna down the pa.ssa-e and hit Hie door :u I lie same I 'me They .slmntr.l: Thev're ijeating 'the (ar out p>f the releiee.s! \vho I*? I a ,k,-d. , . The crowd!. . . 1 »<nt piui.-.ili.. Tin-re ne re two ref- a bisr fat one n ho never College Cage Results B.v the Ass.iciiilc.l Press Missouri 47. Michigan tfp Oklahoma City Unlv 37. Oklahoma As«ie.s 35 ' Holy Cross 71. Bowling Green (0) 70 Colorado 67. Nebraska 57 Terns 48. Alabama 41 Wyoming 41). Arkansas 2G Baylor 61, Vanderbilt 53 Southwest. Mtsftnurl 6(5. Peru (Net)) 42 i its toolhal! ability until Sunday. Okla 50. Solilhwestern ! A sh.prl wurkont will be held In'"'' (| ' IM1;1 \VaUj Ki-rhel. fonnerlv ai La 4fi ! N-w Orleans .Sunday but liie ,'.en-i '" |MI1 ' !i " lrl - «orkin.; on war s'ur-j won't M-C it, Tlie .SiiLiru- '''"" ''' :l1 ' inii m-isiiaded him (o cike' Playoff Games Ytfitnessed by 29,752 fans LITTLE DOCK. DP_'C. 29. ,,n _ Arkansas Athletic Association 1910 high schiiol playoff games were v.-itnesseil by 2!1.75^ fans and gate, receiprs; were Sl!7.:iH 02. The linaneiiil statement on the playoffs, released yesterday by .Johnnie. Burnett. AAA executive secretary, shows that the three AA names drew 6.339 or an average of 2.1 IS a game, the seven A games 14,303 or an average of 2.052. and the seven 1) sanies 9,0511, an average -pf 1.293 a yarne. Of the S27.314.02 gate receipts Burnett reported S10.042 went to the individual teams, expenses tor teams to eames was S4.991. taxes took S4.957. another $2.216 went for officials' [e-?s and expenses, the AAA's share was 52,-!33, not including S2l!5 from radio broadcasts; districts monetl S1.249. and trophies. balls, .stadium fees and misecllaii- eoi s expenses amounted to SI,513. The largest playoff . gate was S2.8IJ5 for the DcQurai-Siutin-art A trie affair at War Memorial Stadium here. The Snbiaco-Hmack- iiyir ir.une also heie drew $2577 and the Lake VillaE-e-Osccola (jainc »i Lake \'il'a»e drew S2,lriO. Undefeated Cage Records at Stake LcachviNc's Lions To Meet Jonesboro On Missco Court Tv;o of North /\rkans:t,s' strongest hiyh school basketball powers. Ix'achvillc ami Jone.stjoro, lay undefeated rcrord.s on the line tomorrow nielli when they tangle in their first meeting of the year at r.cach- ville. The ^ame is set for 8 o'clock. The name is being boomed us one of the uest it the year In this sec- lion of the state, a]uj tliat it is likely to be. Both loams boast unbeaten records, and for both teams, it will be their first major ^anie of tile 1910-50 season. Coach lioromb McKeel's Lions of Lraehville will UIKO Ilie floor sporting a red-hot Ji-0 record while Coach Knsene rlloti Osmcnf.s Hurricane claims a 4-0 mark. Jonesboro holds vietnries over South .side ot Memphis i'2t, Mcssiek of Mem|)his and Paragould. I-eachviile's victory list includes wins over N'eitleton, Monetto <2i, Valley View. Greene County Tech, L:->-" Oilv. Bay and Marmadnke. 'Ihe rums are tiefendin.?, District Thtec cl:;.ss- A champions and this will he the first threat to their crown which they won by defeating Jonesboro in the finals of last years district tournament. Coac-ll McKeel lost several members of last year's learn to jn.idnalion Inn bis 1049-501 siitiad is still rated one of the strongest it] this .section of the state. According to nil reports. Jonesboro is somewhat stronger this year llian last. Coach Ostnenl has four of last year's reserves ami junior iii^ti graduates to round out hi.s sfiuad. This game will be the only high schno! name In the county this week. All other schocls are continuing their Christmas holidays and will not resume play until Tuesday night. Charley Brickey, Renowned Drop Kicker of Harvard's Heyday, Dies NEW YOKK, nee. 2S—M',—Omr-, lie Brickley of Harvard, one of the i mop kickers in American i football history, died from a heart attack last night at the ace of 58. , He was twice an all-Amerieaii halfback—in 1913 and 1914—and in bis three years lor the Crimson set records that have never been surpassed. In the 1!M3 Yale same, at the height of the Crimson's football heyday, he kicked field B oals tor Harvard's only scoring and a 15-5 victory, Two of Ills records stand. His l:i field goals in irna were, the most ever kicked by a varsity player in a single season. He also helil the over-all record of :)•] goals out of 37 attempts for his three varsity years starting in 1911. After graduating from Harvard lie entered the brokerage business and in late years was tin advertising salesman in New York. Tried Finds rioiiy His cleat]! was discovered last night when a fricm! heard groans Dog Sounds Fire Alarm, Then Perishes in Flames E\ST OXI-'ORD, Me., Dec. M. i.i'i —A little tleg saved a family nf 11 from fire yesterday lint pu'nsne.l in the flames. Kred liiiitlrtt. father of nine children, said Blacky, a puppy .iomid. scratched and barked ois tile farmhouse kitchen floor until Harriett cornins from Brlckley's hotel and found the former lying on the floor. grid ° His son. Charles E. iiricklev IP- .said his father had been ill r' 0 '. . ' year but would not give ur> work •"' ''"''' '*' m hatl • ,, n mid-Manhattan court yesterday to have charecs of dLsordcrly conduct against them dismissed. conajc ' Their arrescts Brew out of a font ball argument that tu rnc< * n 'lo » fiKht at a restaurant on Dee ii The trouble started when Y list rot, panned out die elder BrVklcv to a friend, who exclaimed "von mean that old bald-headed man i the Kicsi Ciiaiiie Brickley j" liens all the time." The restaurant owner, an old friend, refused to the cliargta. inv(situated. He discoverer! the ad. joininc, barn ablaze. r-iirtlett awakened his wif.j who let! the children to safety. The flames swept through I ha barn to the house, destroying hoth with a Inss estimated at 56.000. In the excitement,, six-months a'tt Blacky ran back into the .'laming arrt perished. Yesterday's : Sports in Brief ll.i llir Assipcialed Tress llasfhall PHOK.VIX Ariz.—Ti;e New York Yankees and the New York Cianl.s ''Xcham;cd sjitinti training sites for 1951, sei;dii:K the Yankees to Phoenix ami tlie Giants to st, Petersburg. PI a. General BOSTON Doak Walker. Southern Methodist's all-America back was selected unanimously a.s winner of the oBston Gridiron Club's annual Swede Nelson award for .spon.smanshin. NEW YORK—Dr. John K. (Jackl Lovelock, one of the world's greatest milers in the 1930's. was killed when lie fell beneath a subway train. Unn.-i-sily Irmltall team bin al Hi- "«' fellcw .•nine'ii]) m ',,v '. m( | ' iM .| l»5i. Miss.,:,toe ot the uklalionia i squeakv vniu-, Ki |j ( |- M| . prtr' thi-'v Eocjners, ,hfrfUi,,, is c .led, I bent h— out of me. Mm I ,„, ,,,,„' Oklalicma will combine prac- ' r l:il " "'cm. , . He did. He called tii-e sessions tu.luy brliind a thick, 1 ls folil - < '» Hie second half—a!! canvas sheet which shiMd-i their ] "Saiust i;s." trnintiiip tieici from iiic|ilisitiv -iLSU Boxers Win Coach Hud Wilkinson of Oklahoma says Ills t i won't ••*' st Curlaius finev.'-li gesuiji" i n jjj o p ( .f_ from behind t!mt fi-rrcn and sliow j f'-'in deeded lo sive Itir fans a its tuoltial! atlilit-v lll;l!l Xpln.lsv S;pl!P|)!e of Alup.rir, in ... f\, ,;...;'..'' NEW ORLEANS, eOc. 29 IAP1 — The .Sm;ar Bowl college br.xiiu; cupwn remains at Louisiana State UnHTi.sity Jor at least another year. L.S.U. wiiipped Syracuse 5-3 last night to keep tlie championship. 'Y' League Independents To Resume Play Tonight In yesterday's Courier News it was reported that play in the Bly- Ihevillc Y's City Independent Lca- aue would be resumed last nii;ht This v.a.s in error. Play will be resumed tonight with three games at til 1 * A:nuny. the first at 7:30. In the first «arnc Holland plays lilytheviile Motor, in the second Sleele plays Farmers Bank and in the third Hubbard Hardware plays Wakefield Service Station 19 63. North Texas Noithvve.-tern Louisiana 69. Centenary 66 Fietliiiny M. Southwestern (Kasi 50 Bethel 58. McPller.=on 47 Penn State 51 Duke 48 North Carolina Stale 81. Rhode Island Slnto 6-1 Vircinia 5B. North Carolina 50 Cieovaia Tech (v!, Wi'ke Forest 57 Mlirrav pRy 79 Spring Hill Ca Rue 72. Wichita Gfi Abilrne Christian 41, C.Vnhal Okla 40 .NVw Western 43. Hourh- e.siern Okia 'I'ecii 37 Ka.-t.'in New Mexico 55. Okia- hpumi Uapust 52 Bo-.v] tame will be played Moiulav. ! i Ii. L. Kiii'-laml ... , I',... H,,me- i lv: "''"'" ll> hn\ iim -i yankee call! pecithiu- was- vomg .,., at i fnuls . . . Vacl-l h.ul to run u ina s ^ i •I'avlor 1 .'. Kr.pciirj-. Hru i '«' li|p;ff to r-nioice iiis- dcmi-nd ; live taxicabs and n henr.sp ;U! <i'l .'Xiie'lv eonifo.-cd i, v i biMniig a eolfin all pulled un the prp| i-e oinic. iir>n .JJM-II his I- am i.llt.-iii.- s..,ineb.idy hud culleit ti.em J : '-t :is the came wa.s'r.biiul by ?>•!,-phone to >tnrl. th.-. pi,-, idenr of Hit, ).,, sl ! Chief Coii.,l:iblf .Si il;iry I..m tcin-i- ''''"'' "- :ll ''!ieil arm.-.s Hie fjo.p'r and i was ,-ailed jn (,-, |in,| IIIIt „,., ,, i,,,, in-:.'ed on suuni: brl\\rr:i Pelcr- '• •.•.as ucpinsr on. He derided it -,-..,, "a ,l.v,]>irab!c hoax," Hational VFW Chief Will Visit Arkansas M'lTIjK HOCK. nee. 211 -r..|'..~ Clyde A Ix-wis. Plattsijtire. N Y.. nati.piinl roniinandcr of ihc vet- nans of i-'oi-eii;n Wars, will \-isit Hie Aikansas VKW Department Jan. r ami 7. I Ark,in,.,r- Coinrniinder V. R Grif- oij^r,-^ ^. '—— ""•""" i" 11 - Henrr yprina.s. said If vis will SHORTCUT The basket is a (visit'le i;,, ( -k and M,-,,,,:, eilo' for Willie \V.,rp^ ipor-ls i-'iid.iy. ,lan r,. and [lot Kpruics arid Van Hnren iiipst.s the next d.iy. He i- Mlledl FOR SALE IV inch u. l). oncrete uulvcrlj. rii iilain ut r iifirreti- Uuilihn^ Kl i Hi. in lumliri tut h:i nii'.rs iittniji Ijnu dL-si-v (not sheds '.ilJ n?- fni frcr CMt OSCEOLA TILE & 'CULVERT co pop bottles at you," lie explained - . . That was tlie only sjriinc Utah JnM :n.d Vadal thinks' it v>ns ii.irid for Biaxilian basketball a« ..veil ns for the well-bchis of Vl.sit.v.s .V. (lie finish, wiiii the hnsr cr,»vd prc:-si,i ? in on Uic floor. I'c;.., ,„„ f,,!],.,-,,,,! his tM m and 5 :,,d: ••Coin" on. kids. Give nine r.itn- [nr tlie Flamingo club and nuke 'ern l..ii;l," .... -rhe cheeri?is; halted the e\cited fans and the plr.yeif maile a flinck exit. . . . "The next day tliey h:t<- it all over ti:e papers lio.v i-.e acui;:ip. ! eheerco 1 n team tha: beat ! 's." Peterson c.xrlaims, "An:!, flpp :•<>•' k-iow. they even asked K?r='el to iii.Id clinics to show their icf- eir.- h.pv; he worked 1 " -Master Ph / w her- PLUMBING COMPANY, Inc. All \Vnrt (iiinninlccd I''or 12 .Miinlhs f>:il Nnrlh lOlli" I'lionc IJIKI] b ,- . bill. sUndn.K on the shoulders "f trammale. six-fimt six l>on I.ofRran, San FratirLsx-o's remarkable little bov niake.s it simple hoina Ci!\ Ja nationwitie tcu l to fly In Okla a to emit. rue hi ot VI'W [lusts. lor I'l'iinipl, Conrlentis FRIENDLY SERVICE Laundry-Clean:rs Phone 4474 Protect Your Family's Health willi Expert Service ^-.-MINING OUDI:K The defendant. Hannah Mae Wil- loi'fl. is warned to appear in the Chancery Court. Cliickasawba District. Missfcsippl County. Arkansas, witiiin thirty day.s and answer the eomplaint ol the plaintiff, Robert Wllforcl. Witiio.5s my hand a.s clerk of said court and the seal thereof, on this !4th day of rjeeeiniier. 1049. HARVEY .MORRIS. Clerk Ky Anita Sykes. D.C. Prank C. Douglas, ally. 12 lS-22-29-1'5 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. ThiirsfMiv X- Friday "PRINCE OF PEACE" Tiie l.ifr .Sttpry of Christ Knlircly In C'inccolrpr Xcivs * Slinrfs S;tl utility "TRIGGER TRAIL' nitli Koil Caiiinon C'lirtnnn A NEW Bp>v Opens \Vcrk D.ns 7:00 ]i.m. Matinee Saturday X Sundays Mai.-Sim. 1 p.m. C'nnl. Sll<p«iilf Manila, Ark. Fridiiy GOLDEN STALLION" nith Hoy Kosrrs Also Sliorlx Saturday "DEAD MAN'S GULCH" \\ilh Hun ll.\rry It's just like magic! \Villioul lining a fniKCr . . . you,- wiisli day results are lii'llcr tliiin ever! S|i;ti'kling clean! ,\\- tnnsl like new! Tail's how' your laundry funks when \\e return il to you! And ill a niinimuin of <?osl. \Vi> call and deliver al your convenience! 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