The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 2, 1950 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 2, 1950
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MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 1050 Seven Cage Teams Will See Action in Games Tomorrow Mississippi County schools resumed classes today after o long Chrisliniis vacation ami basketball coaches immediately bewail pointing al a heavy schedule of games this week. Al leasl seven teams re-onen ihcir schedules tomorrow night while the olliers will wait iinlil Inter in lhc week. This week's action also includes an invitational tournament at Jonesljoro in which lour Mississippi Counly teams will parlicipalc. Only one Blythevilfc team, the* •Squaws, are set for action loniur- SWC Cagers To Concentrate On Loop Play for iH'tion tomorrow ni^ht. Couch Donna Johnson's a £S relation will entertain the Shiuvnce High School fjirls in a single gamo al Haley Field gym to- mornj'iV night. The Chicks are .slated for partlir- ipaiion in the; annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational tournament at Arkansas Stale College in Jonca- boro. Tlioy re staled to meet Newark of independence County in Uieir Hi.u-round game Tlnir.-icJay. 1'he Paps will resume aciion Friday nisht journeying to Luxora for a rplmn match with the Luxor a juniors. The Sqirnvvs will po alonf- ton for an onjja^ojm'Mf. with Coach Tye Adams' girls. riniMuTS t<» On In Gosnell Other Leani.i slated [or action to- moLTOw ninht are Manila, Keller, DALLAS. Tex.. Jan. 2. (API — Championship play starts this week !or Southwest Conference- bnskct- uail leaius—and you can name vour own favorite. HIP ronferenra moves into title competition with a sari record against imcr.scLiionai oupo.sUion. L:ust week Hie circuit had ius best showing against outside opposition It won six sanies and lost nine. Three conference! panics are set d DycM. Llixora and Dell Manila POPS : ^''^''^^'V: Rico vs Tcxus Christo l'is»ott lor n pair of panics while \ t!Jl " at /^"^on: TCXH.S A. ami I KcMSer's boys and <.'irl; ciu-u^c ] ™ ^'ihcrn Methodist at Colic Dve.^s at nvc.-=s, anci Luxor a plays J tiUIon - and Arkansas vs Texiu at" Dell. " jl-ayetteville. The "big" game of (he week is set for Wednesday night when thel l.lixora Panlliers go lo Gosnell lo BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS Two more are on lap Thursday, Rico vs Southern Methodist at Texas Christian at College Station. The .sixth "for keps" game is Saturday night and matches Texas and j Baylor ;it Waco. Southern Methodist showed ur- , prising strength In thumping Bay| lor, 01-37 ,in the Cotton Bow] bas- meet Coach Hoy lion's undefeated Gosncll Pirates. The Pirates are considered the "B 1 ' learn to walch in lhe connly this year ami hold the amazing record of 10 victories in 10 oulings .so far Ihis SCEISOII. The Panthers, on the other lund. ketball tournament. Earlier last are being touted as the possible sue- week, Arkimsi-s Texas and Bivlor cessor to Shawnee as county B i turned in just pcrfoimances ShanipioMS Ihis year. They earned j in lh e nll ! coll( . gc lor , ;l ° ",™ at off the honors in Luxora s invila- Oklahoma Ciiv llonal tournament in which both Rjce meets HAHnwOOOBKAlNTIlUSTS-Guidnigtasicctban activities at Hlythcvlllc High School .his year are these three roadies who direct the Chicks, Paps and Squaws. The coaches are (left to right. Jiunes Fisner of .he Chicks. Miss Donna Johnson ol lhe Squaws and Earl Stabler of the Paps. This Is the fnsl year „, Blylheville for Coach Johnson and Coach stabler. Coach Fisher is witness!,,,, his third year 1,1 the helm o Chicks. of the Irish, Video, Platoons and High Scoring Grid Features of 7949 Pepperdine of Los Angeles tonight at Houston and Ark.-in.sns plays Kentucky al Little Rock to open the wecx's schedule. Osceola and Wilson, picked high in lhe pre-scason ratings, riarlicipaled. The Panthers defealcd Wilson in the tournament finals. Oscpola In Play Shalviife Osceola will not re-open ils schedule until Friday night. The Scmi- noles, both boys and girls, go to Joiner Friday night for sanies with Coach W. C. Rook's Shan-nee Indians. Leachville. Manila and Wilson will also take part In Arkansas Slate's lournament. Leachville is scheduled to meet Lynn o!. Lawrence County. Manila meets 'poca- hontas and Wilson plays Black Rock in first-round gatiie^ Thursday i, 1V~. 1 LILIL.lll.l.). . _,. liv , 1115 ,, UMtulf;, Jul ] |[] ],} IJ Bin-clclte will re-open its schod- ! Tll e run clipped fol'r-tenths of a ule mid at (he same Lime is slated second off ihe old Sugar mark. Five Records Fall In Sugar Bowl's Invitational Meet NEW ORLEANS. Jan. 2. I in — Four new Sugar Bowl Irack records were rntercd in the annual inviu- tioiial meet here yesterday. William Fleming of N'olre Dame broke Hie Susar Bowl mark in his 120-yard high hurdles run In 13.9 to dedicate a new gym Thursday night. Sharing the honors with the Pirates will be the Dyess Eagles. In Southeast Missouri, Cooler re-opens tomorrow niaht hut Holland and steele remain idle until Friday nigt. Cooler journeys to Braggadocio tomorrow night and Friday night meets Steele aS,,Slee!e. Holland plays, nt Gosnell Friday night. Veteran Matman Returns to Ring For Bout Tonight The return of an oldlimcr and lhe initital ap(v:araiire of a hooded matman. will highlight action on the American Legion's wrestling card tonight. Scott.y Williams, a veteran 2011- poutlricr from Louisville. Ky.. will be making his first appearance here in more than two years ami he will team with "Mr. X". a masked grapplcr. in the ta« match feature of tonight's b-ntls at Memorial Auditorium. Opposing Williams and "Mr. X." W'ill be t\vo other veterans. Tex Riley of Mule Shoe, Tex. and Chris Belkas. the former Olympic weight lifter and former Blytheville Army Air Field physical fitness instructor, of IlnMoit. Mass. "Mr. X" will be the first masked, niiitm.'iii lo wrestle here since- the Green Snadmv nppearcri here scv- • eial times last year. He conceals his idcniily with a hood uhich covers his entire head and fiicc w'ith the exceptions of the eyes mid mouth. \Villinms appeared here several times in liin but then left (lie circuit and returned only recently. He Is regarded as a top-niitht heavyweight and has received top, bonknie in some of the nation's j IniEier cities. Two one-fall preliminary tmuts ! are also on the card with Belkas j and Williams meeting in the first and "Mr. X" and Riley meeting In the second. . The Oklahoma Aggie mlla relay team snapped the Sugar record with, a 3:IC.4 race. The ARitie runners were Billy Oilchrist. Ralph Taylor John Voight and Dick Slolpe. " Pat Bowers of Kansas, broke the Sugar Bowl record a 1:43.0 half mile run. The fourth record to fall was In the 100-yard dash. Charlie Pclers. an Indiana University student who ran unattached from any school or club, covered the distance In !! 8 to shalter the 19:19 Sugar Bowl mart- enzje Continued from Page 4 assnenied the title of kins. However. it wasn't until 19?X! that a treaty was marie under which British military occupation ceased and Egypt became a sovereign state. The British interest in the canal zone was recognized and she was accorded ihe right to maintain 10.0(10 troops and warplancs in that area. ^ 'I hi.s treaty was for 2(1 yenrs. bvt Egypt asketl for R revision in 18-U> Negotiations finally broke down because of Eeypfs claim to sovere gn- ty over Sudan, which remains under Joint Anglo-Egyptian control. Britain insists that a plebiscite be held to determine what the Sudanese themselves want. S'> that's where the Anqlo- E'jyivjnn differences stand. Mean- lime. as I pointed out in a cr.ln.rnn ab'mt young K ng I-'aro-k's reported mvc a/f.irr. Ins country ha.= risen to a lead HE position among the Moslem s'.dtcs of lhe Middle Easl. rent's rrlenrtship is worth much m me capital of any of the major powers which have lntere.-,ts in that part of the world. «>• Frank i:<:k AP N'ewsfc.ilures Spi»rls Ktlildr NEW YORK—Km i Ihings made fnntbal! history during the year. They were, nnt notes,sarily in order of tl'eir irnporlance. Notre Dame, lelcvision, two-platoon aiguineiils and high scoring. Notre Dntne. voted til No. 1 team in the nation week after week in I The Assiiciatcd Press poll of sports | writers, finished its fourth straight i unbeaten season under Coac-h Frank Leahy. By winning 10 straight, in- j cludinj; a 27-20 hair raiser in the : final with Snuthern Methodist, lhe Irish ran their unbeaten string i thro'-gh 33 straight games. i Al the beginning of the season, i l.c.ihv made his usual pmlii-lion: "\\'e'!I lose three games." Al [he end he said: "It wus t'le greatest tejim I ever coached." Television bronchi al! Noire Dame | home grimes and scvernl others lo i about one-fourth of the nation. The | coaxial cable enabled football U) reacli more peonle than ever, which proved a problem in itself since nf Mie eonfei mix's agreed that the fans onghi lo attend (he games rallier I' an walch them at home ! on TV. Sonic schools suffered a no[ tireable drop in atteniinnce. >. Pro and con arguments raged all i season ovor Hip fu-o-]ilainor> svs- ; .ei::. A Frankenstein created bv the unlimited siib.-lilution rule, was (he way some small schools termed it, A school without a'2 good men—II for offensp and 11 for defense— ("s( couldn't use the iwo-platoon nielli rid. Some f'n.irlirs I.ihi- Rule On the other hand, conches with large squads loved Ihe n:lc which first was used in 1!)!B. High scoring, most coaches agreed, v, as. Ihe resull of the !wo- plaloon svslcm. U had fresh men always on Ilif altaik. The outcome showed 1R major teams with points for bolli themselves and the ojiposiiinn is every game. thine to a scoreless lie was a handful of rj-ri games Coach Earl Hr.i-k of Army, whose Cadets wen. through Iheir fifth unbeaten season in six years under his capable gi-Iriance. was one of Ihe stoniest supporters of two- platoon football and sc-med to present the host aiKsiment in its behalf. "Only the old guard eliminate tivo-nlaloon Bl'iik insists. "Tl I honors was Leon Hart. Notre Dame's gl nt aiO-pomid cud. Foolbull groups in New York. Philadelphia nurt Washington awarded him troubles which is akin to calling him the player of the year. Also a Good Fiillliac; Hart nol only blocked well, caught pa.^es. carried lhe ball on end— around plays but, also showed in lhe final two Irish games thai he was faii-to-midrilin fullback. The six- athlete really put Turtle Sports Roundup II UBll I'llllrrKin Jr NEW YOnlC. Jan. 2. (AD—Starting a new jear with a personal review of last year's doings: January — New York in winter bud weather, worse fights and lots of hasketbiill. February—Joe DlMasgio signing his l!Mg contract for $90.000 and PAGE FIVE Porkers to Meet Kentucky Tonight Sugar Bowl Champs Are Favored in Little Rock Game LITTLE HOCK, Jnn. •>. M'J— The Arkansas Rn/orbncks will try lo polish on the Inrnish on their spotty inu'isrclionnl basketball record cn they tangle with the powerful Kentiu-ky Wildcats here tu Kentucky's ia-19 Sugar Howl champs will be making their first npprarancc In Arkansas, but have played the Rnzorlmcks twice before tliii! them 1C to 39 Inst scn.son at Lexington. Ky., anrt winning tin year before thai. Arkansas, which has lost seven of its ten starts this season, is ti underdo!;, uut liiis Hob Ambler, slx- Inui. seven-inch center, will be in (lie rouulnr lineup lo bolster the RiiMirljiifks. He got n late slnit cause of football duties. The Ka/orbiicks were to arrive nbuiil nrjon from Faycttcville a short pracllcc was scheduled lliis iifleruoon. Coacli Arlolpli liii|)|i drought hfi exhibited tei team here Saturday. He ills priM- seven-ltmt cen- , Hill Spivcy. and a flock of sperdj Intersech'ona! Gomes Over College Teams Return to Conference Action sophomores in n practice session yesterday. Only Jim Line, Dale Ilainstable and Walter Hlrsch an back Irom lust year's powerhouse Knpji insists that this year's ni; deniition from " ready for big time compclillon Nevertheless ihe Wildcats racked up another Sugar Howl crown In defeating Villanova and Ihadley hist week al New Orleans. Arkansas hns dropiied games lo Oklahoma A. and M.. Ixiuisiana By Mllo TariiPtl NEW YORK, Jan. 2-r.T'l—M.iny )f the lourhlK college basketball teams, their Christinas Intcrsec- tional (nix's finished, start playing the Important games this week— the ones thai will decide conference championships. One of the first major Hrruilji to begin the litle the Hi]} Ten, has (wo onlenders, Illinois <7-2J and Wisconsin (7-a) tlasliing tonight. Then later hi the WTCK, they chip In all over the country. At the end or the lii>t month of plity, it list of lite best fives section-by-secllon. should include:' Kasl — iMiif island U. (9-1), Holy Cross i9-0i, UuQtte.sne n-l» Vlllanuva n-2i and St. John's (1201. Midwest — Indiana i8-(t>, Oklahoma (5-'.'>, lirodley iD-2i, Illinois i7-2l nntl Missouri 18-11. South -- Kentucky iu-1) North Carolina Stale ie-1). Western Kentucky (ti-2), Tulnne i!)-'Ji. Tennessee i(J-2) and Auburn l(i-0i Hooky Mountain Colorado (8- 2i, Utah ifi-5), and Wyotning til- Southwest — Arizona '8-U Texas Christian 17-41, l-'ar West -. U(;f,A (8-31, Washington (lU-H. Sun Kninel.sco (5-ii and .Southern California Major games tonight [nclmie la- Salle vs. Western Kentucky a. Philadelphia, LOUR llsand v.s. Mnhli .berg, Kentucky al Ail ins is olllii . ! Stale nt Uradley, llro \\\ u GUI mil lhc Wnojirass Isn't j Rutgers al DiiQut n< Mldn^ui Stale at Indiana anil Utah " nl Loyola (Chicago). Tournament champions to come out of last wekeiul's phty me: Oklahoma Clly —. Oklahoma Cil\ U. 'ifi, Wyoming .15. Sugar Bowl—Kentucky 71, Bind . .. Shite. Illinois. Indiana and WTOIII- 1118. Tin: lln/orbncks' only victories have been over PtstlubsiTJMclai:! have bi.'e.n over Pill.sbtir); iKns.) Teachers. Tuliine and Alabama. Startinn lime 8:15 p.m. ICST.) Probable starting lineups: Kentucky Line Mirsch Spivey .... Wliilaker . Pearson ... Pos, F. F. G. O. G. Arkn nsas . Ciillicnrl Htidspeth .. AnibliM- Hess Miller reminiscing aliont the "only day's foot-foil Creek. Pa., on lhe sports map. work" hn ever did in his life—anil Among the pros the big story assuring everyone hi.s Injured heel wa.s the merger ol lhc National wol| id lie okay. . . The screaming League and All-America Confer- excitement hi lhe Garden when cure. Tl broughl lo im cod a four- Willie Pep whipped Sandy Saddler year war costing promoters mil- March—The news that hons of dollars. | was (lying to Baltimore from IraTn- Tlie rival leagues merged just I '"" CS ""P because Ills heel'l ijclore the Cleveland Browns beat. okil >": . lj 'S I3 «S Lofsrnn ami hi tie the San Francisco 40ers 21-7 in the Conference play-off, giving Cleveland Us fourth straight title. Cleveland. San Francisco and the Baltimore Colts will operate in the new National-American League setup for 1050. Kenc Hcrrcrias lcadin» San Fian- Cisco to victory hi the invitation basketball tounianient. Apiil-O.B. Kecler'.s big night In Atlanta and Sam S id winning 'he Alien,ta Masters tournament. Dixie Classic — North Carolina Stale 50, Penn Stale -10. Big Seven Conference — Missnur. •II. Oklahoma -12. Cotton Bowl — St. Louis 51, Navj 40. Corn Bowl — Tcmicssec (]|. l>rake 57. Bun Carnival -_ Ari/omi 5S, Texas Western .17. NEWS ITEM — After bem* shelved since last spring, the Woodvalc Farm's Sport Page i» lo make a comeback al the Hia- Icali Park meeting, which opens. Jan 17 The colt sticks oul his tongue saucily as Binky, the slahle pel, looks him over Fiftv-Mx p(, r rcll ( n f j; rc n ] nrms turned in through pnnii.i;-. Mich.'s box svnem in live year,- were false but only one per cent o[ tcleplione alarms were false. New York, Dallas. Jacksonville, St. Petersburg jind Camtlcn have City-nwticri radio stations. D. •! ^ 1'°! NaUonal League, the Plnlndelphlr, Eagles, after being sold in January Ior $250.000 won he eastern division crown fo^ the third straight year. The Los Angeles Rams won the western divi sion. In the final on the coast Plijlaripjphla beat t.os Angeles.' H-0. to retnin lhc league crown. The only loscrs in lnc rica , the Players. They demanded and received fabulous salaries dt.ri o !"<: '"'id war. The new circuit win ?-",'L w !:s,i s r^? ni j hI i!i7 n ' ! players. U8 ICM Fireman Loses Statio belling Sim Snead on the at Reading—and winning al Pitl.s- Inirgh; (he all-star baseball gainc in Brooklyn. Augu-l—Let s tion. September- -Slim, weary Charley Coo sassini? onto n feat between strokes as he chopped down Kntu.i fishing. Vac.l- Hollywood Continued From I'age 4 fantastic "coming out" party lo ccl- ebrale hl.s split, will] Nora Ed- I dinglon. { Casling search of the year was i for a mule to play the liti'c role in the III picture. "Francis." The Dem- oi-iiilic Parly's mule finally got tin- job. But not before 2[] Hollywood agents, leading rnules, walked into the UI casting office and said: "This is lhe young mule I've been telling s'ou alioul." King lo win Hie amntetir golf lllle . . . Herman lllckman eating with i rare restraint al lhe Yale barbecue . . . The Yankees MajiKcrlng through the last week of the. pen- | inuil race. i Oclober— The World Scries. . . . ! The Ihrilling finish ol lhc rill- i Penn football game;. November Basketball again, and lhc Kentucky kids' return a.s the Indianapolis Olympians; Alma inainy, Pilnceton, beating Dart- month in another grill thriller. December—The Katies clinching the pro football lillc; the footsore, heat of collecting lobby gossip nl ! the winler baseball meetings; an- I other football coach quit.s .this lime George Saucr at Navy. Special electric cables have been developed for in hot bed.s. Power for Greece ATHENS —lifi— Hydroelectric development, and land reclamation in northern Greece have been allocated $52.000.000 for the next two years, most, of it [or power Jobs. OPENING SOON Blythcvillc PLOWED MART Wi'ildinjf & Cor.s;ij;i- I'Mowcrs Our Spetijilly 38-tl. before 102.000 fans in Philadelphia, ran its undefeated slrinc through 20 games. Previously Armv beat Michigan. 21-7. to snap a 25- sani" Wolverine -Ji'innillK streak. Tlinuirh the j\P All-America team w.-.s marie up ,,( n i.cnlors. the one player lo emerge with lhc greatest Cremins finds ^"tagc in being his home. Said he save on gas." only one ad < moved closer lo i "Al least I'll SAVO MONEY Hill] GUARANTEED SHOE REPAIR In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's the Apothecary Shop In Blythcville It's BARNEY'S SDTR0U £ For Expert Prescription Service FOR SALE (Juneretc cujvcrl.s 12 incii U> ib inch [i la In u] teen forced Atsc i;uii«-rclL It mid me Hlork> cheap er tlntn lumbti lor h;trrii chicken houses, pump hoosFft, tenmni houst'i In i) I sliedA IV? drllvei Call u* fot tree estimate t'honc f>91 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO Krcsh Slock Gtinraiileeil licsl I'rires Kirby Drug Storer Protect Your • Family's Health Expert PCRIP Service WOODS DRUG 221 \Vcsl Main BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING I-OWKST ADMISSION I'UK'K ANYWIIKHE! 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