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«TT -- . BL/YTHEVTLLE CARK.)" COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, MSO ' I PAGE si* . ••• - • Lloyd On Second Team All-American-Luxora Meets Wilson Tomorrow Night rtiirlsc' Panfain c n LAJ__. "*"* * vT ~ ' "*' ^^HHHH M:.._~ A...-...J«J H^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^HH rivYICW 01 D Chicks' Captain Wins Grid Honor Wigwam Wisemen Announce Selections Based on 1949 Ploy .1. A. Lloyd, BlythevillD High School senior and captain of the 1349 football team \vlio is considered by several coaches as one of the finest linemen to come out of NorlK- cnst Arkansas in a number of years, has received the highest honor lh.it can be paid to a high school football player, all-American mention, it was learned here today. Uoyd was given a tackle berth on flip second team of tlic Wigwam Wiscmen of America's All-America selections, the only such selection made. The Wisemen, an Oklahoma City, Okla., organi/ation, make their selections from a poll of spoils writers of the united States. Lloyd was the only Arkansas player to receive mention on one of the fire! two teams. In fact, only one other Arkansas player was named one one ot the first six teams, sixteen players, however, received honorable mention. i'arajrould player Mentioned Another Arkansas player, Victor Brashears, Paragould High School's brilliant quarterback, was among those receiving honorable mention honors* He like Lloyd, is a senior. H was pointed out. however, that only high school seniors are eligible lor mention on one ol the first six learns. Sports writers could vote for juniors and sophomores but for honorable mention only. The Wigwam Wisemen of America last year started their poll for the mythical all-Amerieaii team and boys receiving mention became eligible to participate in the East-West high school game held In corpus Christ!, Tex. The WL%men sponsored the game. Lloyd was the second Blythcville player to receive mention on the all-American selections in as mans years. Last year Denny Gentry, who is now a sUident at Tulsa University, Tulsa, Okja., received mention. When informed that he had re ceivcd a second-team berth, Lloyd', only comment was "Who, me?' And then, still unbelievingly, h posed for photographers with coach Russell Mosley. Simultaneously vtth his learn- Imj of his lalesl honor, Uoyd announced 'Vis intentions of entering the University of Arkansas upon his graduation from Hlythe- villfi High School. When asked what school he plan ned to attend he replied that h had not definitely made up h mind but stated that he "mor than likely" would enter the un versity o[ Arkansas. Although shunned on just ftbot every all-state team this year, th 202-pound, six-foot tackle, recciv high praises from opposing coach for his play this year. He v rated by Coach Mosley as one the best Viigri school tncVAes he Via seen in several years. Lloyd's quick' thinking and exceptional speed made him a serious threat to opposing backs. He was one of the fastest men on the Chick squad this year and Coaeh "Mosley,. at one time before the season opened, considered running him at fullback. Lloyd did not .say whether lamBaughMay 2u/t Pro Ranks -or Baylor Job ROTAN, Tex., Jan. 12-'/T)-OId im Baugh—the pride of VYashing- n—talks like he's about to grieve :at city's football faithful deeply Slingln' Sammy as much as said st night he's ready to quit the 'ashington Redskins and go hack , coaching at Baylor. There are itl n couple of items to be taken are of—such as getting a definite 'fer from Baylor and a release rom the Redskins. But if the deal t.oes through, couldn't be a Int worse—for Vashington fans—If the other 10 len on the Hcciskins' first string broke their less. Sam has been round Washington longer than a ot of Democrats. Bough said nt his ranch near ere that officials from the Baptist chool at Waco have asked him if e'd Vx- interesled in a job as head oaeh. They need a replacement or Bob Woodruff, who rpitt last 'cek to go to the University of Ptorida. I'd be interested in the job all Rht If I could get things fixed p with the Redskins," the string- can passing wizard said. Under consideration along with laugh are Backrield Coach H. N. Rusty) Russell of Southern Mc- hodist and Head Coach Don Fiiu- ot ol Missouri—with Baugli in ne lead- Other reports from Waco were hat friends of Homer Norton, who esigncd as Texas A & M coach mdcr eN-sfudentfi' pressure after he!947 season, have let it be known ic'd be "interested in the job. Also said to l>? under con.sidera- lon are Bob Walsh, Notre Dame raduate and former coach at St Benedicts; Bud Tomlin. Port Arhur, Tex., High School coach lomcr T. Cole of Macon, Gn.. form- coach of Tulane University and he pro Buffalo Bills. Courier N T ews Photo THE GOOD NEWS—Chick Coach Russell .Mosley (rear) and J. A. Lloyd, Blythcvllle's All-American tackle, go over the All- Anierlcan listings together shortly after Lloyd was notilicd of His honor. The only comment wticn notified was. "Who, me?" Victoria Sufffers Double Loss to Wilson Hoopsters WILSON, Jan. 12—Wilson's Junr boys and girls gained two vlc- Lories over Victoria teams in a basketball double - header played here last night. In the girls' game Wilson was victorious by a 9-7 score and Wilson won the boys' game by a 25-19 score. The lineups: Girls' Game Wilson Pos. Victoria S. Davis F. (5) Hannaford Cissell (2) .... F (2) Barnc: Trantum (1) .. G Berry Peeper O J. Dhorits J. Davis G L. Dhoritj Weatherford .. O Grime; Substitutions: Wilson — Nicholson, Bridges and Jones (G). Victoria —Kirk. Boys* Game Wilson Pos. Victoria Simmons (21 . F. .. (61 Johnsor Robinson (10) P. .. <4> Wigtioi Roberts 12) .. C. (G) D. Johnson Cissell G. .. (21 Stovall Jones (6) .... G .. Strawlrndgc Substitutions: Wilson — Bussey (3). McK'abb. Dobson, McAfee 121. McMinn, Blrchell and Strouener (2). Victoria — Marshall and Hicks (1). Cooter Wildcats Defeat Gosnell by Score of 30 to 25 Cooler's Wildcats handed the Gosnell'.s backsliding Pirates tneir third straight loss last nighl a 30-25 i licking in u grime played nt Cooler. | The game wa.s the feature of a ! twin-bill. In the first game the Cooler girls defeated GosnelVs sextet 2D-21. The loss, save Gomel! a record ot a spin, 01 me uuiiuii-uui. in me . '0 wins against three defeats. Their first game the Keiser girls defeated 1 other two losses were to Luxora last the highly regarded Parkin girls | week and to Dyess Tuesday night. 33-21. - lu the boys' game Hart was high Dairl led the Keiser girls to vie- for Gosnell with scevn.l points and lory with a total of 14 points, fol- j May led Cooler with 10. In the Keiser Loses To Parkin by 1-Point Margin KEISER, Jan, 12.—A free throw , the last five seconds of play robbed the Keisct High School Yellow Jackets of R double victory over Parkin here last night. The free throw gave Parkin n 2625 decision over the Keiser boys and split of (he double-bill. In the flssco Awarded 3 Cage Tourneys Leachville Selected For Class A Event; And Wilson, Class B WILSON', Jan, 12 — Mississippi Bounty was awarded ihreo of the ive district prep school basketball ournaments at a District Three icetlng In Jonesboro yesterday, J hllip Deer, superintendent of Wilon schools said today. The Class A and B senior boys and junior girls' tournaments were awarded to high bidding schools of Mississippi county, he said, with he class A tournament going to .eachville, the Class H meet to be played at Wilson and the Junior girls awarded to Osccola. Schools were Invited to place bids for the tournaments with the* District Athletic Committee and they were opened at yesterday's mocing. Dttlcs for the tournaments were set nl the same time. The cljss A and Class n boys' tournament will be held on the same dates, March 1-4, Mr. Deer said. The junior girls' touvnameut will be the first of the five, scheduled for Keb. 20-23. Jonesboro got only one of the tournaments. Hie junior hoys. It was -scheduled to follow immediately after the Junior girls' meet, Feb. 23-25. Marked Tree again was hi^h bidder for the senior girls' tourney and it will be played there March 8-11. Schedules for all of the tournaments will l>e announced later. In other action at the meeting Sam Bratton of Enrlc was elected ^resident of the Third District succeeding Jim MclCenzle of Rector. Schafner Burt',e of Nettleton was elected vice-president. T. R. Heasley of Trumann, secretary, H. A. Sanford of Pnragould, treasurer and Kohn Bray of Marked Tree statistician. FISTIC FACIAL—Nick Stevens' jab makes Martin Walsh make a face during a lightweight elimination bout in Philadelphia's Diamond Belt and Middle Atlantic Amateur Athletic Union Championships. Stevens won. Hovti Hiqh Cagers In Double Victory Over Bragg City HAYTI. Mo., Jan. 12—Ifaytl High School cagcrs took a double victory from teams of Bragg City here Tuesday night with the A boys winning by a 41-29 score and the n hoys victorious 30-17- in the A game Gilbow led Hayti scoring with a total of 23 points followed by McCrary with 10 Curtis I led Brass? City with 12. j In the B game Gwinn and Nelson scored six points each for Hnyli Sports Roundup Hu£h Fullcrtan Jr. Moody paced Gusnell c ',^'- and Inman scored eight for Hragg lowed by Johnson with 10. Thomp- i girls' t , - „ . son and' Hendrix scored all of Par- j with 18 points and Rushing kin's points with Thompson hooping ; high for Gcoter with 12. 17 and Hendrix four. In the hoys 1 game Kennedy was high for Keiser with nine points and Blnke led Parkin svith U. Tiie lineups: X'trls' Game Keiser -Pos. Johnson <10) • Dairl (14) .. ! Amos (7) ... I Girdley Clay not he would accept the invitation to play in the F.J\st-WeM high school all-star game next -summer. . P. F\ .. F Ci G G Keiser Parkin Thompson •li Hondrix Hampton ,. Caldwell Ginn ... Jackson -Crews <2J i and Han- j The lineups: 1 Girls' G'AVrtc Cooter Po : Rushing (121 . P (31 Lucius White ili) F (18) Moody ' McClure 14) . F Jonc.s i Sexton G Caldv.cll Steward O Donner Evans G Kicch Stibstitutiins: Cooter—Perry n>. Co.-per (2i. May (•!>. Wagner and The lineups: B Hay'.i Iimman 131 .. WilkeiMHi 10) Gwinu ' G' .... Xctson i ii> .. NEW YORK. Jan. 12. liPl — St. Louis University may have set an example for srune other collcses in similar athletic situations when it decided to drop football. . . The university president has had a query from at least one other school asking what the reaction was among students and alumni \vhen the move was announced. . . . The Foid Motor Company is interested in sponsoring the National Collegiate Baseball Tournament, but there's some question whether the N.C.A.A. will stand fur having an "outsider" move in on its affair, even though the outsider would put u[> the dough. . . . The college baseball coaches, whn are more than a trifle annoyed at professional ball anyway, are thinking Rbnnt mnk- , ins one break with the pros. That! would tae !o legalize the use of a | cha liiminatcd wood bat instead nf the ! star solid piece of lumber the rules now G rCQliire. sion of Spanish, "toma one." Th player smiled and nodded. He wen to the plate and watched the i!rs pitch cut the heart of the plate Then he took a second right ove the middle and a third. ... As h returned to the bench. McKa asked: "Couldn't you even swing i one of those?". . . The youngste explained: "You tell me to tak one. the captain fell me to (ak one—and I take one lor myself." Last Word In the middle of the bickering about the sanity code, subsidization, etc., around N.C.A.A. convention headquarters, we heard one athletic director remark: "Subsidization is like suicide. Nobody approves of it, ynu have laws against It, but people still do It," Gonzales Finally Beats Kramer Tw/ce in Row RENO, Ncv. Jan. 12. </T>i—For the first time Pancho Gonzales, has beaten Jack Kramer twice in a row since their current u-orlri ipionship pro tennis tour Substitutions: mid Poag. Parkin—Prid tier. Hoys' Game Parkin Pos. Keiser ivcnport (4) . P. .. <9> Kennedy urcll (5> P (71 Childs oachell (3) .. C (21 Pace lake (11) G. ... (S- Bullion lark (D G. . (4) Anderson Substitutions: Parkin—Davis (It. id Cole (1). Keiser—Ashley and reen. KEROSENE and FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 ke/yertismg is Urged 'o Help Prevent Fires MEMPHIS. Tcnn.. Jnn. 12. 1,7 v- public relations official told the 2nd antuiii] Fire Department In- Uuclors Conforciicc here yesterday hat -egular methods are nrccjwary ' scl! firr prevention (o tlir public The statement en 3 110 from Honry . Ritgerod. chairman of the Pcblir Delations Committee of the Ark^n- State Fire Prevention Associa- inn of Little Rork. Ritgernd said fire prevention programs \vouJd profit by copying ad- tisinp and tn P r c h a n rl 1 5 i n p ^mp.s used to sell commercial )roducts. The four-day mrot ends tomorrow. It Is beiiiR ai tended by some iOO of the nation's fire chiefs and fire insurance experts. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Hankston. Gasnell— Bevill nnd Rollens. liovs' G:imc Gasnell I'os. Cooter Left-is (31 ..... F. (7) Fundcruurk Hart t\1 ...... P ...... ">t Boolhc j Ward (7) ..... C.... (4) Edwards '. French 15) ____ G ....... I2> JOIICK i E. Garni ...... G ........ 10) May Substitutions: Gasuell— J. Gniin 16). Insram and Emery. Cooter— C. Jones l2i. Hunt and Bankston. 3 Games Toniaht In Blytheville 'Y' Cage Competition Pos. Brace City F i:ii Hunt F ill Cary C (Ii Moore G. - .. *&* Innian G. (.4) Underwood Wilson i2v ... G Substitutions: Hayti—Chi.srn (4> and Sullivan i4i. Bragg City—Webb and Pulley. A Game Hayti Pos. Brapj: City Oll'how i23) .. P. (B) D. Uudkin Glass "8J .... F. '&' £• Rutlkin McCrary (10) C Ol Holt Pcudcrsrass .-. G (12) cuvtis Brown O Moore Substitutions: Hayli — Notuniss, and White. Bragg City — Hunt. Carv and Webb. Gonzales turned the trick her last niyht as Kramer tired in a ! marathon performance. 5-7. 6-3. 10; 8. Tiie young pro rookie also wor j Tuesday night in Los Angeles. I.as [ night's win was Pancho's eighth u tries. 'olB itle Tilt Seen Panthers, Bulldogs Ranked Top Teams; 3 A-Teams to Play County tournaments are still nore than * month away but many outh Mississippi County fans be- eve that a "preview" of the Class i champEonRhip game will be In the laltlng at Luxora tomorrow night •hen the Luxora Panthers and Wl]£ on Bulldogs tangle. * There are other teams to be reck- ned with, true. There's Gosnell, :>sceola, Shawnee and Dyess who re very much hi the race and will e until the finish, but presently Joach rye Adams' Panthers and :oach Roy Stobaugh's Bulldogs are ankrd the top B teams of the otinby and their meeting tomorrow tight Is expected to have some bearing on the county t This will be the two >nd moot ing this year and both, tave lasted defeat, only once, L.UX- ora last, to Dell in nn early season game and last month the Panthers insed out the Bulldogs by one point n the finals of the Luxora Invita- Jonal tournament. Since then, the Bulldogs have won five .straight and they will be out to revenpe (hut mar on their otherwise perfect record. Luxora, on the other hand is equally as determined to win which all points to a tight battle. The game will be thn feature of a double-header with the girls' teams of the two schools meeting in the first game. A Teams tn See Action Elsewhere In the county tomorrow night, Blylheville Leachville and Manila, the county's three Class A teams, are slated for action. BlytheviUe and Manila will tangle in the Haley Field gym in the feature game nt a triple-header. The girls and junior teams will play preliminary games. Leachville Is home tomorrow ni^ht, too, meeti ettleton ol CraSghead County. Tn another game here tomorrow ight. 'Burcietle's Pirates will lake n Armorel in the Armory gym on outh Second Street. Both tean\s ave yet to win n game this season, the win less streak will end for tip. The schools will play two ames with the girls' teams playing i the first. Osceola's Semlnoles. who haven't ived up to pre-scason expectations, ravel tomorrow night going to Marked Tree for a nair of games with Coach Kohii Bray's Indians. The girls will play the first and the senior boys the second game. Tyronza invades Sbawnce for two games and Dvess goes to Lepanto n other- games in the county. In the Southeast Missouri, Stcele and Holland do battle tn an all- important clash in Sleele's «gym. The Steele-Holland rivalry ts one of the oldest in that section of Missouri. Cooter'js boy. 1 ? and girls go to Peering Tor a pair of games. J. F. "Pop" McKale. Arizona's celebrated yurti -spinner, tells this ; one about a Mexican kid who play- j He^vas a"" f«i" rn p 1 |aycr but "weak mi Churches Woffc Togethei signals," Mac explains. In fact, he s-ns in college mainly lo learn to | El PASO. 111. —Oft— While th speak English. . . Came a tough i Federated Church was being game \v\vn\ the opposing pitcher lost control and filled the bases in the ninth inning. . . Mac decided to let the Mexican lad take one," McKale told him and when the kid looked blank, he tried his own ver- decorated. its congregation wor shipped with the Baptists for thre weeks. Then the Baptists redecor a ted their church and attcnde .services In the Federated Ghurc when the job was being done. Gosnell Juniors to Play -ff ; Rives, Mo., Tonight Gosncll's Junior teams will play two games with teams from Rives, Mo,, at the Gosnell High ScVx>ol gym tonight. The first game U scheduled for 7 o'clock. In a third game teachers ol ths two schools will meet in • novelty contest. ' Teams of the Hlytln-ville Y's Cily nasketball League wilt elosc their first half schedule tonight with three Raines at the Armory. Meeting In the first game at 7:30 will he Stccle. Mo., and Hiihbard Hardware with Wakeficld playing Holland at B:3C1. and Blythe.ville Motor meeting the Farmers HnnV: five nt 9:30. Last, week's pnmes, cancelled dun to weather conditions, will be U up between first and second halt play. J. P. Ourrott. director nf the lencuc snid this morning. Gets Malay Charcoal ! PF.XANG —</T*i— Price of Fire! wood and charcoal in penang have ; been boosted and Hong Kong Is j blamed, lloug Kong us buying big j rpjsntitie.s of it from Malaya- Sup[ plies from the mainland of China | have stopped since the Reds oc- ; curried the coastal regions. This un- j ii5ii.il demand has created a short- ape here as well as price increases. C Last' Times Today "GRAND CANYON 1 (In Sepia Tone) wllli Kit-hard Arlnn and Marj Bclh Hughes News A- Short Friday & Saturday "PRAIRIE LAW" \vith GrorRr O'llrifn Cartoon Jt Serial NEW l\n\ Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. .Matinee Saturday * Sundays M.il.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. 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