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PAGE EIGHT BLYTIIEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1949 East-West Charity Game Tomorrow Starts Bowl Action llj Will Grlinslcy NEW YOKK, Dec. 30. (AP)—Football explodes u K ni n -tomorrow in what has come to be affectionately known as the "New Year's bowl madness." The nation is as lathered tip as usual, if not more so, over the 15-Kamc program dotting the warm weather .bells of tiie Pacific Coast, deep South and Southwest. A record crowd of 1:50,000 funs* • __ 'Js expected to shell rMit more than S2.500.000 for their holiday rnlcr- \ l~ p jf •{• c tainninit—most of it oti Momljy / I C/to when an even dozen of tiie frays are scheduled. Tomorrow's headliner Is the Ira- 'rtllional Easi-\Veft Slirine same r.t San Francisco, which i> figured lo lure more lhail CO.OUO out (o \vatcli .'hand-picked college seniors clash for charity. The game offers the intrl^uintf prospect of seeiiiK Arnold GaliKsi. Army's great All-America rmnrler- back. pass to Leotl Hart, the bi<; Biftcd end from Notre Dame. The awe.some. combination makes ft 7 iy point favorite over a we.storn • leapi ihat \vlll be s[iearhe:ided by Tcxa.i Christian's Lindy Uorry and College of the Pacific's Eddie Le- Baroti. Rivaling this altraction 'i.'ill be another well-established all-star senior fixture at Montgomery, Ala. —the Blue-Gray Game, sending northerners against southerners. Illue-Graj' Game Tomorrow Tiie Rnisin'lJowl at Fresno, Calif., completes the Now Year's eve lineup. San Joes (Calif,V which wo-i et(rht games and lost four, will square off against Texas Tech, with a 6-4 record. Monday at Pasadena some ItXl.OfH) are expected to sec California and Ohio State meet in the Rose Bowl renewal. The Sugar Bo^'l game at New Orleans, sends second-ranked Oklahoma against ninth-rated Louisiana State in a jmist expected to entertain 83,000. Rice, champion of the Southwest Conference, and North Carolina, the kingpin- of the Southern, are the attractive principals In tho Cotton Bo\vl at Dallas. Santa Clara's Broncos pullet! Into Miami yesterday for their Orange, Bowl en^ugenient with 'Kontncky after a cross-country train ride, ~-~ The betting boys rate Kentucky's grcnt defensive outfit a three-point choice. The closest of the major pnrnes Is figured to be Uie Maryland- Missouri clash in the Garor Bowl at Jacksonville, with one-VwH n point going first- to one side and then the other in the preliminary odds-juggling. Kentucky Edges \fiHartOYa 57-56 in. Sugar Bowl Tilt NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30. f/P) — Kentucky came from behind in a mile-a-minute climax to win a 57.56 overtime ^victory from Villanova last night and to enter the Sugar •Bowl basketball finals against Bradley tonight. It was Villanova's first clefeat In eight games and the first one-point victory in Sugar Bowl history. Bradley coasted to the finals by trouncing helpless Tnlane 18-46 in the lirst game of the tournament, double-header. In At Least 5 State Schools Hy The As.soilalci! 1'res.s Schoo boards in at least five Arkansas cuics have restrictions against ,stui!ems belonging to greek letler fratci niiic.i and foiorities. At LiUte Rock. Pine Bluff, Fay- elteville. G'amiliMi nnil El Donulo, fraternity and sorority inetnbers are honed from all organized school aclivilies snci, as playing on the school lotball team, playing In the. band. No fraternity or sorority member can hold a student office. Tin.. JoiHViboro .srhool board does not approve the hi«h school "secret" societies but they are not molested, Hccordiiif: (o principal H. W. Holland, "as Ions us they do not KI:XT<:I:KVS OITICNStvi: IJACKS-TIIC University of Kcntuoky's offensive backs, limber up at Miami Beach, Ha., for thi-ir B ame with Santa Clara In the Orange Bowl Monday. Left to right: James Howe 1201 riisht half; Vilo I'arilli UO) quarterback; William Leskovar w> fullback,, and Donald phelps (22) leit i,ali (Al* Wij'cpliotof, ' ' Interfere with any school functions." A .sfjuabble over the matter arose this week at Hot Springs. A school iKmrd official recom- inendod that fraternity members be prohibited from participating in the Hot Springs high simoul athlelic program. No action has been taken but the matter probably will come up next month. Missouri and Oklahoma Meet ! otiight for Big Seven Crown College Cage Results Uy (In- Associated I'ress ? Island n, Wesiern Kentucky Loir 66 San Francisco «, t.aSallc 44 Santa Clara M. Temple •!! Oklahoma Oily Vnlv SB, Wyoming 33 'overtime) " Mif.souri 62. Colorado 51 Drake 67. Pitt 55 Indiana 79. Nolle Dame 69 Oklahoma AgHies 57. Arkansas 33 Oklahoma 55, Kansas State 50 Tennessee 6«, Utah Slate 62 (overtime) Central Missouri GO. Hanover 53 Butler 57. Purdue 52 Vandcrbilt 5.1, Alabama 44 Kansas 61 Iowa Stale 4:i Michigan 67, Nebraska 65 Texas 4i), Baylor •!! Culver Stockton 59, Ottawa (Kns> 56 Washburn 61. North Texas 48 Kansas Wcslcyan 66. Grinnell 56 Rock Island Rescinds Order Canceling Service WASHINGTON. Dec. 30 «>)_The Rock Island Railroad has decider! to continue train service between Little Koch and Wiimficld, '.a. Rep. Harris (D-Ark) r,zi;\ ] : ,sl nishl officials of the line nail informed him they canceled an order suspending srrvice over the. route. The line \va« to have shut down Jan. -1. Harris sail! rvmermis promts from immicinr.l official.-, civic organizations and bushier firms In cities alomr the rrtite hail proiestcil the closing of tile servile. Kail Official Promoted By Frisco in St. Louis ST. Louis, I),.,, M [/vriTU c; Baker. WHwicr CIM-, ":~. Mo.. !ias Arizona State -47, Washington (St Louis) 34 Northwestern (La) 58, Northwestern Ok la 49 Emporia (Ka.s) 68, College Eui- poria 44 Bethel (Kas) 54, clittjany (Kasi « Southwestern iKas). 72 soii 4k Pltt-slillrgh ftcas) 52, Oakland City 60 Kirksville (Mo) 53,- Wlnona (Minnl 40 Bradley 78 Kentucky 37, time* Minnesota 6' time) Tnlanc 16 Villanova , Stanford C5 lovei- manager u{ th,> KM-ru Kail-.'.,,-,- <f- dav by Prc.-uli-n: ri.rk HuiiL-rf.nd of the Frisco. Sir.u- luu Mr, I) I«T iias fic-eu hi'aii of tin- FrisrT, pr-SM-n- -?rr tr.illir dfiwrlmrm anri now r, :-,vi><Tiil passvnpi-r Irnlllc manager His liradiiuailers will remain in st. Louis. Mr. Baker will be in charge ol Two Boys Are Drowned In Lake in Missouri KANSAS CITY, Ore. 30. UV-"John and Jack." wrote Mrs. Lorenzo Piather, "got a basketball. football, shirts, airplanes and a Bli gun." i Waiting for her sons to return fnr lunch yesterday. she\ liar! slarled a' letter on Christmas to an older sim i George, in New York with ih>- i Coast Guard. .She continued wntinu: "I let them so out lo Hales Lake liiis inuimnt: and they were 1o bo home by norm or no lalfr than 1 o'CKii'k. Here it is after '2. -So th<lr, umi i.- cuing to be hidden ..." | JUM Hii'U ;he telephone i;-nu. The. • calli-i u>ld Mis. Pralhcr her sons. John. 14. and Jack. 12, had diowned sales am! service for both freight .and pasM'imcr traffic, having hail xpcrii'iKr in both fields. By Jerry Sullivan < KANSAS CITY. UPC. 30. t/1'i— A surprisin» University of Missouri basketball team challenges Oklahoma tonight for the Hi^ Seven tournament crown the lanky Soon- ers have worn for a year. A couple of tall Tigers, six-fcot- eigllt Dan Stroot and si>:-toil-,iix Jerry Powli-r. will be maK-hed ap.ainsl an Oklahoma lineup which includes ihc liig Seven's tallest performer. Marcus Tteiberger. Oklahoma center, stretches eleven inches over six feet. Bill Waters, his rebel, is six- feet-six. ' Eight teams arc participating In tl-.e conference's annual tournament, with Michigan the tjucst team. Tlu; Tigers whipped Colorado 625 last night in the semi finals. The Buffs had been one of the nation's undefeated teams with eight victories. Oklahoma defeafed Kansas State, 55-50, to win its semi-final s;ame. Missouri pulled ahead of the Bulls 25-24 with .three minutes remaining in the first hat!, made il 33-28 at infermission. and stretched the i margin 10 points shortly after resuming play. Fowler led the Tigers with eight goals and two free throws. George Laffcrly tossed in 14 points for Missouri with si half dozen field goals and a pal: of free throws, and with Stroot and Fowler controlled the rebounds. Wayne Glasgow sparKeil the Soon- cis in their victory over Kansas State. Glasgow dumped in nine goals and seven free throws, missing the. torn iiiimiT.t's individual scoiing record .of .28 points by three. Kr=Ksa^~ .State fought on even term; file first 10 minutes, hut trailed at tiie half. Oklahoma came back on the floor for second half with a :12-'J3 edge and kept a safe margin until reserves took over. A Wildcat rally cut. the Sooners' margin to 5-J-JH sind the first team came bat k for the final minute of play. The Missouri - Oklahoma game struts ut 0 p.m. ICSTI, Kansas State and Colorado will play for third plare at R p.m. iCST.i Missouri cd;::eil Michigan 47-4(i in the first round and Oklahoma slapped down Iowa State 06-57 on opening ni^ht. Michigan pulled an iron man stunt in winning 67-05 from Nebraska yesterday afternoon in a con- sola; Ion bracket game. Tile Wol- veiines Sports Roundup bj Hush Fiilli-rtnii Jr. NEW YORK. Dec. 110. (AP)—Part two ol Ibe Vnilul Paterson report on sports in Brazil: One reason for the pnpulnrit-y of IwsklrtbiUl. says the Utah coneli. is that Brazil's one big sport up to a few yenrs nco wa.s soccer football. . . . "Now." he says, "they have found a game they can play with their hands instead of their (cet. - . . They're eager to lc.i:n about American .spoil.-;, but they're very suspicious ol Yankees. . . . They get their basketball rules anil interpretations from Europe, with the result they're using the old 19351940 rule.s." ... I think we owe it to them and to the yamc to send more teams down theie. They wanted us to return next year but we can't. . '. . Some other team could arrange to do it earlier in the fall—the end of their winter—and the boys wouldn't lose 50 ranch time loins to make up Ihcir classes." . . . P. S.: St. Francis of Brooklyn already is negotiating for jast such a tour next year. George Skelton Wins Second Ping Pong Meet George Skelton scored a holldaj double yesterday afternoon by winning the "Y" Junior Pintj* Pong tourney, to add to the honors o" Tuesday, wlien he won the 3rd annual open tournament. In yesterday's final match, lie defeated D. L. Bailey 21-12 null il-M • "' after coming up throiu-J, the lower ! Clt . v n "" Jo '" 1 Pllch ' w V° ml »8- bracket and eliminating Noble Gil! Second team: Oklahoma City U. Edges Wyoming Overtime is Needed In Tourney Finals; Aggies Beat Porkers OKLAHOMA CITY. Dec. 30. (AP) —Oklahoma City University, which helped originate the all-college basketball here H years ago but could never survive the opening rounds, finally won the title in its seventh attempt. OCU. the Cinderella team of the tournament, upset Wyoming 36-35 In an overtime game last night. The score was 32-32 at the end of the regulation game. Tn the battle for third place, Oklahoma A and M easily downed Arkansas 57-33. The Aggies, defending chanipion, last to Oklahoma City, 37-35 in the semifinals. The tournament was started in 1936 and Oklahoma City entered every year until the war interrupted SIKH ts at the small Methodist school. This year. OCU was invited to participate on the strength of its record last year of 20 victories and six defeats. OCU Wins 5 Straight Dovle Parrack. a student of Aggie coach Hank 1BA. brought his team into the lournament with five straight victories. OCU'.s Fim-eM Craig, a S-10 junior. K-IIS iiamnl !i:e loiiraaincnl's outstanding player by coaches, officials and siKil.s writers. Texas tripped Baylor 49-41 for the coiiMjlation trophy yesterday and Vanderbill slopped Alabama 53-4-1 for seventh place. Sports writers and radio broad- . casters chose two Wyoming and two | Cinidress (17) . Oklahoma City university players on thetr tirst all-star team of the all-college tournament. Fust team: Forwards: Loy Doty. Wyoming, and A. K. Lemons, Oklahoma City. Center: Jack Shelton, Oklahoma A. and M. College. Guards: Parrel] Craig, Oklahoma Protest Looms Over Forfeit of 'Y' League Tilt Holland. Slecle and Ilubbard Hardware's All-Stars won games in City Independent League play last night as league action resumed after a week off for Christmas. In the first eainc Holland took a protested 36-35 decision from the Blythevllle Motor Cumiiimy five while Stccle won from Farmers Hank 40-27 and Ilubbard defeated Wakcfield Service Station 38-29. Blylhcville Motor Is expected to file an official protest today asking a re-play of the game which was marred by rhubarljs. The protest came about after the fluor official had ruled a forfeit in favor of Dlytheville Motor when the two teams took up loo much time arguing. One of the Blytheville Motor players left the fl<;or alter the ruling and retired to the drc-slnt; room. Ho',vever the Raine was resumed shortly afterward without the Blytheville Motor player. In last night's second came Stecle had an easy time wiili the bankers and coasted to victory after a sale half time miiryin. Blaekwcll led Steele with 10 i>ojiits and Smith was high for llie Bankers with 10, In tile third »ame S'.ubb.Md poured on tiie Meiim in the lust Jliitf to rout Wakefield 38-59 hiyh for Hubbard with and Joe Threlkeld was WnkefieUt utlh nine. The lineups: Gay was 14 points hiyh for Arkansas Sportettes Anderson [.- or Car) „ ,,, LITTLE ROCK. Dec. 30. </]>;-Th. ar.nual race meet, at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs l s , nore ,,,,,„ t months away, but, already, more than 700 horses are h, (mini,,, ot ens ?eb: S '20 P ' ' ' ' ^ «"** °P' Maurice Moore, Hot Snrins« scribe, contends the Spa hav nro luccd its share of nationally-known sports figures. In reminiscent mood, Moore includes Harry 'FO!CV a prominent heavyweight boxer In Jack Dempsey'-i era; r umn , y : Fre A' man, one-time middleweight champion: Lou Wsirncke and Wilu s HUH" lih, baseball pitchers; Joyce Pin" kin and t ,Alton Baldwin, footballers and golfer Paul Runyou on his list Holland Hester (2) .... Reascn (41 ... Walker I2i ... Jason rtonby, sports columnist for the Jone.sboro Sun, says Frosty England, head coach at Arkansas -State, is all in favor of eliminating or reducing the Importance of the extra point in'football games. He would like to move the goal iie.-is back to the goai line, as they »se-| to be anil arc in pro lootball, and count four points instead of three for o field goal. England believes (his would Increase the importance of place and drop-kicking. . . m. (•(dentally, Ifouby says England has completed a look-sec- of high school athlelic talent around tiie stats and. . , hinted that several good nrosncm B!y ville Motor wt ,, e ( , T „,, , hc Ill[i!a|ls .' ^,— J* next month. I 1 o.s. F Uli Bunch F... M) A. Urn-las C n> Aleharg O 14) Dill ... Oil!, Jr.. Jimmy Writ son and A. J. Hull Hal] rebounded lo capture third plare with a Uvo-^ame 21-18; 21-10 victory over Budciy Phillips who was pushed oi't of the semi-finals by D. L. Bnilry. .SkcHon. Bailry and Hiill wvrc awarded individual medals in Lnkon of fhoir cictories. Periodic pins pon« tournai-ien^ are hpld for (he boys in the "Y", the next one being scheduled for April of 19JO. Fonvards: Dave Kardokus. and George Kelly, bath Vnmicrbllt. Center: Tom Hamilton, Texas. Gutud.s: Bob Seymour, Oklahoma A. ami M. College and Dick McKenzie, Alabama. The Hunter I'arl of Valor The soccer players. Peterson explains. have learned how to take care of violent fan reactions. "We were at one game in Rio." say* Vsulal. "when a player had the ball out of bounds. ... I could just see fame object shining in the sun as it flew out of the stands and knocked him cold. . . . His ten team- ninles gathered round and we could see them pointing up Into the stands. ... As they stood there trying to locate the thrower, the crowd began opening up like a big V. ... Then, the players started up into the stands and the V widened out as they climbed. They went up to where the guy was and really took him apart: then they dragged him down on the field and beat him some mor Yesterday's Sports in Brief B.v Tim Associated Tress Ilascball DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers announced the signing of Charley Keller, veteran outfielder released recently by the New York Yankees. Ho.xing XEW YORK — Chairman Eddie En can of the New York Slate Ath- Inic Commission gave Jaf:e La Jlotu until Feb. 1 to sign for a March defense of his middtcwci"ht title. . Finally about 50 police came isecl only six players. [ out and salvaged the remains and Her at;iiinst Ms.souri they used SPVfll. In thr> first afternoon jvs- U 1 i ci ;i y K r» ] i sa s b r c cv.e d by I o :va St!vLt> fi4--U with center Clyde Luvcl- \c{\c aiiTOuiitinu lor '21 pomis. Aftrrmion gjuncs today paired l')v,;i StiHr antJ NrbrasV;a at 2 p.m. ami Mn-]]is:aii and Kansa-s at i p tn. inly the players went on with the Rame. . . . They're building a new football stadium there which will scat more than 100.0CO. . . . And they're Wins to have a 25 foot moat filled with waler between the lield and the stands.'' :n the flluf Viiver. Ci-niim: home after sho^iine thi.'ir IJI1 umi, Thi'y tried to ciov.s the river i u; <.hin ico. Jack brute i hum ;li, Ji'hti ri-ifd u> rvficut Jiini and alro A t'UlllJKUlSOU. (•'" M, tfll in (In i 'i! £ nn at i' 1 in pi lo ; pull buth oul. He .^Tumbled UUT on ; the sbdM- and wniclicil his tru'iul.s ; ^mk out of siutH. j T'iit 1 To Hiver. Italy's Itin^i-it. is more thun 40)) miles lon«. i llnnirslir ll:ita Gi'oree Stanich. the UCLA basket balder who looked so good here Tno.-day night, ha.s been offered S31MXIO by the Yankees but wants at U:;.st 10 O's more, fir's a .pitcher «i;h a toriifie fast ball—and his coach, Johnny Wooden, also nrc- dici.s Stanich will be the world's first seven-foot high Jumper. . . Chuck Fonville, Michigan's sensational shot putter of two years ago, is working out daily but its too early to [ell whether his back injury is completely healed. Winter- Weather Gives Way to Warm Spell By The Associated I'ress December started to fade ilom the calendar scene today with a bright and mild glow over most of the nation. The U. S Weather Bureau reported clear skies ami above normal temperatures in all sections of the country except northeastern N'orth Dakota and northern Maine. And even in those areas the mercury was not below zero. The only wc't spots were in the Pacific Northwest where light showers were reported and in northwestern Texas and eastern New Mexico, which ] reported local light rain. A Chinook wind — a warm dry j breeze off thp mountain slopes—' sent temperatures up as much as tiO degrees in central Montana yes! terday, Helena reported a high of ! 59 degrees above after a low of four below. Lewiston's 51 maximum. I compared with a 4 reading yesterday morning. Colemaii 17) . Substitutions: Lcoti D orison and Dean \Ve.sioji. both 15: of Hot Springs. f,peut a G <7) Johnson j week ^uirrel hunlipg with *>"> rif- Holland — Berry J. Dnclos 12), Blythevllle Motor—Smith >2t. bt'c-ontl Cinnie Su'E'lo Pos. P\innprs Rank P <5J WhHIs F OO) Smith G i2> Stile.s S;eelc -- Bate s. Bizz^'ll (4) Hule-ey Burion (fi> ... BAUt'om (7) .,, Black well H9> Sub-titutions: Fhii'den H^, Rii-sliiii^, Y:\rbrough. Fanners Bnnk—Johnson. Hubbard Hardware Gay (H) . DeLong <G) Jones (20) Wiikpficld Pos. Service F. (9) J. Threlkeld F... >6) J. Duclos C Chentl'.Lim Turley G. (GJ C. Threlkeld Aimurong f-1) G (8) Edwarcls Sub-stitutions: llnbb-ird — GJi^son i'4>. Simpson. Wiikcficld—Eubank.s. . les. When Ihty came home, they had bjt one sci'.iirre!--but their bag was bigger than that. They hat! brought down a 30-pound bnbcat. a 'possum and a raccoon. They had to shoot the cat three times, they said. Bet the hardest part was lug", ijing their prize five miles. Chii; Davis, the Jonesboro Junior hifh scnool roach, is middle-aislirJg \vith Mary Frank Nicholson, gir™ gym instructor. She will be the second JJHS girls' gym instructor to wed this year. Thiefs Getting Particular Take Only "Right" Size MOL1NE. 111. i(J>,—Molinc police figure the backyard thief who raided R. W. Jamison's washline was mighty selective. Jamison reported SI2 worlh of his wife's underclothes were stolen from a clothesline. But the thief passed up a number of children's articles hanging on the same line. An El Dorado lad received a prize Christmas gift from Clyde (Smackover) Scott—a pair of eleatcd shoes Scott u-oi'E while playing pro football with the Philadelphia Eagles this season. The recipient is 9- ycar-old Edmund McKcnna. The younester hopes he'll be able to follow Scott's athletic footsteps. Fresh Slock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores Borneo is 800 miles long and 100 miles wide. 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