The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1950 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 5, 1950
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PAGE snr BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NKWfi ' TTTUKSDAT, JANUARY 5, 19W Leachville Eliminated From NEA uxora Defeats Gosnell 40-20 Fast Lynn Quinlef j Registers Upset Lawrence Countians Take 48-40 Decision From Missco Cagers JONESnORO. Jan. 5 — A new Northeast Arkansas basketball power was being hailed here today after thc District 2-1? Lynn High five trounced hishly regarded Lcachvillc. 48 to 40 111 thc first round of Uie Arkansas Slate College invitational tournament here last night. The victory for Hie Lawrence County five ended lac nlnn-gamc winning streak of Leachville'.-, District 3-A chumps, a j-trins thnt in- cliuied fi 64-68 win over -Irmeaboi-o. In other opening round games yesterday Jonesboro's second-seeded Hurricane had an time with Pigsolt winning 57-32. Marrnndnke. expected to be a .surprise tram, got by Bay 40-L'D. Defending toiml;i- inent champion Oxford bowled over Walnut Hitige 37-13 and Greene County Tech nosed by Marked Tree 31-28. Play In the B Division of the tourney besan this morning with A bracket canies foUowin". N«iilrHon lilayed State High of Jonesboro r.t 0 o'clock this morning. Clover Bend met Grecmvay at 10:15 and Para- pould took on Monctte in ,an A game. Chicks Play 1 Ills Atlcrniion This afternoon Wilson was scheduled to play Black Rock at 1:15: Manila and Pocahontas tangled at 2-:iO and Blytheville's third-deeded Chickp..saws met the highly regarded Newark five al 3:45. There was some doubt, however, that nil teams would cnmpne in the tournament. Some teams were expected'to forfeit their games and withdraw from the tournament due to icy roads which has made travel verv dangerous. Coach J. P. Aclkins of Manila said this mornine that unless there •was some break !n the weather by noon today his team probably would not make the trip to Jonesboro. Wilson and Blytheville. at last report, had not definitely decided whether to make the trip or not Both teams were scheduled to leave for Jonesboro around noon today. I.eachvillc Hally Fails However, Iliere was no Indication from tournament officials of postponing play and all games were to be plnycd as scheduled. Leachville trailed all the way In its game but In the final periot moved to within three points u tying the score. With three minute left to play the score read 43-'J8 ii favor of Lynn and the Lawrence Countians pulled further ahead ll the linal stages. ' Glenn Nimnally. a fart dribblinp 1 forward, paced Lynn to the vlclon He hooped through 18 points and his floor play was a big factor IP his team's victory. Mylon Buck let Leachville with 10 poinls. The lineups: Porkers Trip Longhorns for First SWC Win FAYETEVILLE, Ark., Jan. 5. TAP) —The Arkansas R;j/-orh;u:k.s hnve jumped right into the middle of the conlerence basketball mixup. Thpy opened the 19oO conference season by tromplng over the Toxiu; Longhorns GO t« 51 hero, last night Sparked by D. I/. Miller ami Jim Cathenrt, the Porkers played mi offensive brand of b:i!l during the first half nnd then re.verk'ii to the ball controlling style during the hist minute. At halftime they le<i 34-22, Texas threatened only twice. The lx>!i£horn.s tied the game up at 2-2 in the opening minute:; and inid in the first half ran their score to 15 to trail the Por kci .s by n ne point. Miller nnd Calhciui coupled with era lei He.s.s'.s ba.sket liftting open- up a scoring attack u> ^ivc Arkis as a comfortable lead. Catlicnrt with 17 points \\-.\x hifili nn for the Roorback,?. Tom Knm- ton scored the same number for c,xas- T^ynn Nunnally (18) . Lewis {9) Adams (6) ... Glenn (in Cnsper H) Substitutions: thenia. (8> Scot Vns. . P . F.. . c ____ nn> Adan G ____ (51 Wctc G (C> Gilpiit LeachviUc — Ma College Cage Results Jly Tlir Associated Press Holy Cross 102, Harvard 71. Kentucky 87, Miss. State no. Baltimore Loyola 50, Amcricn Univ. 44. Arkansas 60, Texas nt. Rice 80. Texas Christian 61. Southern Methodist, 53, Tex: Aggies 40. Arkansas A&M 52, Little Roi JC 42. DcPaul 41, Oklahoma Aggies St. Ixntis S6. Detroit 41. Kirksvilic I Mo) -H. Quinry 4D. St. Benedicts (Kas) 51, William Jewell 26. Oregon State 54. William State S3. Sports Roundup Hugh Fuller-ton Jr. St. Johns Leads ollege Cagers Redmen are Voted Nation's No. 1 Team In First AP Ballot NEW YORK. Jan. 5— (O>)— St. John's of Brooklyn today held an early edge over a large field in one of the most wide open scrambles ever for national collegiate basketball supremacy. The Redmen of Brooklyn, with a 12-1 record, were voted tile No. .ong Shots Pay ' Off for Panthers Pirates Suffer First Setback for Season; Stanford is Star Luxora High School'^ rangy Pan- hers are being boomed today as the No. 1 Class B team of the coun- y following their decisive 40-20 shellacking of the Gosnell Pirates at Gttsnell last night. Using their towerin? height to a lly Hush Fullerlon, Jr. NEW YORK. Jan. 5. (/!')—Warn- ig to the Phillies: Branch Rickey ]ay have designs on one of your itchcrs... .That- conclusion could e far-fetched, especially since ranch "withdrew" tlic word Pllll- es from his discussion and miidc any club in that situation" the rct of his story about six auger oles The story, if you haven't card it. concerns a gent with a bin ull of grain and six holes In the ottom of it. ne got five patched heaply, but It cost him plenty of ough to plug No. 6 Sometimes he Rickey sales talk makes it a ortrait—a real masterpiece mi nc eyebrow—which had to be com- )lctcd at great expense... .Here's ow the discussion went.. .. Re]>orter: "Do you have any deals n the fire?" Verse and Accompaniment Rickey (thoughtfully): "The fin s built. I don't know whethe: hey're on It. I hope It doesn't g< int." Reporter: "Do you -still want t( deal for that one more solid pitchei vou mentioned before?" Rickey: "I'm in a terrific mooi • it."" • Branch Rickey Jr. (in back ground 1 : "Til(it's double talk. It' the first I've caught today, uu that's real double talk for yon." Reporter: "Don't you Hunk til Phillies arc nn improved club?" Rickey: "They certainly a (Pause> what the Phillies need to pill',; that sixth auger hole." H stop.s again, looks around, rumpli his hair, expecting somebody to a.s thc meaning of that Diiray Dem ish reference. Homebody docs. Rickey Jr. isotto voice): "Don forget the eyebrow." 5 Rirkey, Sr. tells the story, draw ing thc obvious parellel with a b:i.. club which needs one more good | DKM/5 nr.UE JAYS—All decked out In new royal blue and while uniforms im- Dell High School Blue Jays who have made an im prc^ive shov.inf; in the curly bounty Class B cage wars. Members of tire sfjuad arc: front rmv 'lelt to right)-.M ton Brown, ami Allen Cook. Second row—Joe Perkins, Jiimes Minyurri, and Johnny 'ate, Harold Lewis, Boh Simmons and Frank Baugliman. mirier News Pholo Cimch Charles Kennett's ;-t:u^ of tile Mississippi ike Wells, Billy Mmyaru, i';iyni-. liitck row—Floyd c ighting Irish Voted Nation's Most Outstanding Team of '49 rish-Sooner umor Spiked By Wilkinson NORMAN, Okla,, Jan. 5. W) — tich Bud Wilkinson closed thc loor last night on romors the Uni- ersily of Oklnlioma Sonnr-rj; had rninyed football dales wiLh N*)trc Dtmc. \Vi:kknson said on. his arrivnl trorr. Now Orleans he had not ta!k r j I lo Notre Dame officials in scre ion1!>s. He said it would be L i visible to p\ay Noire D.mirt u "We have one o]jen da itid otily iwo in 1953," vV d. T hnvc written 10 or 12 in every section of the com pnrdinj; yatnes, SITC Hiding D.ime, but nothing is dcfiiu Yesterday's -Sports in Brief in rv u- Nolle By The Assot ialccl I'rrss NEW YORK. Jan. 5. ..I', The \'otre Uamc football team, unde- eatcd nvcr n UH-^aiiui MlTluh, was r oted the nation's outstanding team if 19lf) in the annual year-end poll if sports \vriler.s by the Assorinlod Thus, the Fichtmg Irish nulled :i ilg double for tile year. h;;v:ri" iirc 1 - 'io'.'slv been voied thc No. 1 c: :Hege ootbal! team in the flTud .vctMly \ssncialed poil. With 05 voting. r>2 iiamr'l !":>tre Gallic as the out.stancli.i:: 1 ,<in of tie country in any Mi'.ri. j>' ( if.--- ioual 01- amateur. The 1 Irish r.>i' ?1 second choice votn.s, and thrrt' 1m isird. [tnil ran up a total of 21^ 'Y' ; Tonight htdepencient n' Blylhcvillc Y's City ffiiskotball Tourna- t'i its nuy.l to last week three games schedul- 1 quintet of ihe country in the first of the A.ssoclatcd Press' weekly polls on the top loams in the sport. Second place went to Kentucky's young, improving Wildcats, w h o have lost only to St. Johns. The Wildcats rebounded to down Villanova and Bradley, t w o strong clubs, and win the Sugar Bowl tourney. St. John's, -Ahirh was knocked out nf tlic unbeaten class Tuesday night by a bla^int; CCN'Y team 51-52. received a total of G9G point;in thc votiti" of KR sports wi-itorh and sport seas tors around the country. Points \verc awarded on i lf)-!)-3-7, rtc,, basis for I to 1 select Jons. The other members ol the first ten are No Tt—nrailley, -185 points; 4_Loii£ Island U- 170 points; 5-— Indiana, 418 poinU; G—Holy Cross, 315; 7 North Carolina State 232; 8—DuQue:sne, Ml; 9—UCLA, MO; 10 - Minnesota. \(Y2. The .^eeoiul ten include these Holv ('ross lloufs Harvard teams: "ll—St. Louis 93; 12—Missouri 94; 17—Oklahoma 64; 20- Kansas Stntc 45. Others included Oklahoma City U. dl-21 ;i9, ami Oklahoma A & M Unbeaten Holy Cross ranked sixth in the poll wrecked H;L: vard ni»ht. 102-71, for thc lOih straight victoj'y. UD ranked DC Paul aiiain riemoti- straced its hex asuuiist OkLiihtJina A it M on the Apgies' home cotirt A-etes, 11-40. DcHnul has yet to til StilhvaUu-. Depaul ed^ed lo-e the AHBICS tit Stillwater. great advantage the Panthers -stop- Tuni"htV: tii-st SJirne, slated for 7::iO. will pit Blythevlllc M'Aor [i'.:n!;•,.-•; t':i' HitDlxirct Hnrd\vare All- 1 Kentucky, ranked 2nd opened it^ Slur.-: In ;he second s-atnc Fiirm- Soutliea.stcrn Conference season crs will meet Holland and | with an easy 81-55 conr{ of at 9:30 -Si- tie will play Wakelit-Id \ State- St. Louis, runk- Snrvirc S![ilum j cd llth. whipped Detroit, iims in the _looi> will egular !cn»ue sty son iinu'S ticxt wrrk and ijhip playofl* \siU fol- went whose T ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Eddie Eid- elaix conferred with Naval Academy officials about the head fnnl- Ijal! conchins job \vit_huut rcucti- ing a decision. OKLAHOMA CITY — Dr. C. Q. player in n certain position to have j Smith, president, said he had rec- champicmship lineup... -He con- ommcnded football be dropped Oklahoma City University. llnsrtKill YORK — The New Yrtvk acquired veteran out fielder 40. Tiger Skins for Sale; Buyers Are Plentiful SYDN'KY, Australia—(^Tj—W h e n an Australian wheat fanner, T. J Carey, advertised Indian tiger skins for sale he wns besieged by pnr- phaser.s. One man wanlcrl rt to upholster his new car. Another snid lie was anxious to cover his lounge suite. Carey wns acting for his friend, the Rajah ol Mi raj Junior, whom he met riiirinpr war service in India anil v.ho TVnuted to sell 100 !u;f?r .•-kins. (Miraj Junior <s an India i: {.5t;ite formed when the former Ha- jah divided the original State into two p.irls, so that each of his two sons would have a principality.) Trial Cosllv NEW DFCLHT. India— Wi—U cost Iho ^irvf.iumcnt S2.0(10.(100 to try the ei'-'ht. tuen '••i;u-:;:'.-: Ii* 'tv a^.sn^i fior. "! Mitiwln-.n (.i.nnlhi. N. V. Ckirlr-f, who ^Vnit tinudi.i, and N. D. Ante, his chief accomplice, w hangro. Three others received prl- fon sc-nlenccs. concludes: "Evt-n if he has to pay 5200,0000 for that man. he's worth it- I think hn should pay it." He pauses dramatically and Rirk- cy. ,Jr^. mutters: "Buy Olmo niul you're all set." llnhcariu^, Branch Sr. delivers his punch line: "And I've ^ot the very man they oniiht to have," The i*;\thcriMir dissolves in InuRh- ! tor and only a few hcnr Branch tidd; "I'm in thc same position my<:elf. Thr pitcher T want ini^ht nnly be worth $15 (100. but I'd pay plenty for the right man." Thc Phillies have pitcheivs. sonic of thnn very •rood, if one happens to hn the man n it-key wnnts, it's fioing to be liard to avoid dealing with him. ShlRlo Talk T>epf. Also in the course of his dissertation, the Dndiser president si>ki thc> Ciir<iinals nre tlu? club somebody has to beat. "They're a trcmrmknis team and they're producers." (That. fnlcrpolntrd R. H- Jr., is our propaganda line this year) If Jim Russell carries out his threat to retire. Brooklyn won't rimmnrt Luis Olmo back: "It's n question of what Boston wants to give up. nut what I want." Penwee Reese's in- jurv "affrctert his feeling of abandon in his play" a" well as his bat- tinu average snid Junior: "U jtul proves he's a .330 hitter." NEW Giants Mike MeCormiek, by the Dodgers. Mew York Yankees. fought to the \ [•hampiotiship, tlu:n^d Ihe | Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series/The Yantcps Inl ME) pniiHs. Krriluckv C'acc-rs Tliir«.l I The Univcrsitv of Kcnthckv bn: ketbnll team, Nf \A I imn ni 111 spring, easily took third h; i with r>7 points. Four th place \vrn t to thc PI dolphia Eatiles, champions r:f I lir National Footbnl! Le^cne fo: src-ond straipht fen \ ith 1 i 11 The Minneapolis Lakers, champ of tlin Basket 1)^11 A^ofintioii of Amerirn, ^ iv ero fifth Follow in", in ore'or. were 0?r Cleveb'.nd Browns, four-tun ners of the All A i e it. 1 1 I Cmifercmre char i ) i m hi lips Oilers. A.A U h I tbi'i i pious: the Uniu siU f f (IV l fnmbail team; tiu- J:ip i at mini: team and t i \rj itj f Fnineist'O hnshetball te;im. Tnvitatian biisketbiiU i tic for ninth; and ihe Phil: t icuier i piling who was relCMtseti i i\ 'i| Tiiiit was the trump i lilt- trick to thiU «a:nc H tht: I'ru.strated ixibhcr hand was the neck LJ buttle. Missouri Valley Conference fray. Arkansas, Rice ami Southern Me- I thcxlist won in the Southwest conference while Oregon Htttte squirmed by Washington State, 54-5'i, in the northern division of the Pacific Coast Conference. Arkansas laced Texas. fi n -51; Rice walloped Texas Christian HO-HI, "ud SMU nudged Texas A T.s M, pcd cold the {fust-breaklnR Pirates with a tight defense and a good exhibition of far-out shooting to hand the befuddled homcllngs their first defeat in II stalls, The game was the feature attraction of s double header, in thc first game Luxora's girls made it a complete evening by downing the Gosnell $extct 31-21, After both teams got off to a slow start, Luxora jumped into the lead before the first quarter was two minutes old and hung on all the way, At balftime the Panthers held a nine-point margin. They added more to thai mar»in in the third IKTicKl and in the fourth ihcy yon going away. l.tms Stints Pay Off The fur-out shooting of forward Bubtja Stanford sparked the Panthers' offense while the re-bound work of White and defensive of Gray, White and Rutherford were more thorns in the Pirates sides. Stanford led both teams ii scoring with 16 points, most of then baL'k of the free throw circle &n< White almost completely controlled both bafkboards. However, the Pirates were not tn to their usual game. With their fast-break .-topped, they could sc nowhere. Their defensive play wai spotty and unable to cncp with Luxor u'.s height. Harold Ward led Gosnell in points making with seven but the Pirates' star was French ihe who played a good floor gamo. Luxor a'.s sirls had to come from behind in order to salvage their win but fini.she dstrong to take a 10- point Ccckrcll led Lux- era's scoring with ?3 point.s while Moody paced Go.sncll with 15. Girls' G:tmc Luxora Pos. Gasnell I!L. Hsinnu (1) . F (4> Jones Cockrell (23) .. F (lii Lucius StenlieiiMin (7) Er-xton i Grimes G Krech ' Richardson ... G Donner I Sub.siituiioMs: Luxora— K. Hanna Johnson. Poleet. Brooks. Clark. HAILED BY CRITICS — For" her role in "The Heiress." Olivia de Havillrmd. above, was named v.'inner of the New York tiini critics' annual awnrd for the host artress of 1919. She won the same award last year for her performance in "The Snake Pit." Weather Delays Work On Gym at Burdette; Cage Game Postponed ' Coach Charles Sims of Kurriette High School .said today that inclement weather had delayed the completion or the school's n e w gymnasium and that the pirates game with Dyess scheduled foi tonight had been postponed, Coach Situs stated that rain (luring thc past few days had stopped work on the gym completely and that (he new plant is not expected to be ready for USD until Jan. 15 or Jan, 20, He stated that the Dycss pame will be re-schedutcd for a later date. A Hot Scooter ANACONDA, Mont. —r^)— Quipped a fireman: "That'A a new version oT a hot rod." He had just helped put out a blaze in Leroy Fitzgerald's motor .sa*ter. Fitzgerald, IG, jumped clear without getting hurt. GosncH—Roberts and White. Huys' Game Luxora Pos. Gosnel! F (15^ Moody 1 Stanford < 16> . F....... '5) Gann G Caldweir" Rutherford 113) F (7) Ward White (10) ... B. Conner (L) Gray Substitution; C 13 J French G (U E. Gann CT M> Hart Gosnell—Emerv WASHINGTON — The National [ Floxing AH social ion, hi its annual ratings, listed E/./.ard Churlcs at the top of the heavyweights with no loading contenders. Umberger's' Smell Quotient is Reduced URBANA. 111. -07 r )-. The University of Illinois 15 making polite ImibuVgcr cheese—It smells, but not Gosnell-Hayti Cage Tilt For Tonight is Postponed The basketball panic Ijrtucrn GI>S- m'll and Hayti, Mo., junior hi^h teams thai was scheduled to be played toniRht has been postponed because of bad roads. Principal J. E. Harris of tlu' Gos- DiMiip Top "Cmm'lKirK r Other teams H run \ the Bn&tnn rtcd Sox. U.S. Cup golf team, Un c t t ifornin crew, Breton I?r ]•]. &- 13. LT.MJUII t \ \ h Detroit; St. Lo i s I i i\u i \ ketbnll team. TJronklyn "J« i A i • tny f oo tba 11 tea m. US 1 Cup tennis team ant the OkLt-. A, A: AT. football team. Joe DiMn^io, the Ni:v: Yankees' outfielder, was vi>; 'J terdny the outiUnrlLtiy "C'Hiu 1 '. cr" of 1919, Gun Trumps Bottle CHICAGO -ivn- A nuin kept his hand in a coat noil .school announced tlic post- ' u menacing ' manner walked pnnernciit this morning and said j a liquor store. He turned to rah am Ya lies. the. nin n n i; e r, ordered him lo open the c;i:-.h Istcr. Yanes opened it and the fin me has hcen rescheduled lor Feb. L Family Post Office BAR HARBOR. Me. - -f/IV- A grandfather, father and 5011. all :i;! Tobias I'.nbcr!;;, have been pDstmastrrs at this famed .summer report community. The first, appointed by President Martin Van Buren, pervrd from 18:18 to 18">3 and from Ifijft to 18tiL The second served fL oin 1^70 lo 1871- Thc incumbent took over In 1936. The art Is to hand-pick bacteria that make the flavors and nrmna. Limbin-ger Ls made of whole milk Thc pmress is dcscribeo by Dr S. L. 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