The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1950 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 16, 1950
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nNDAY, JANUARY 18, 1950 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.? COURIER NEWS PACE SEVEN No Baseball League This Year-County Cage Teams Set For Gruelling Week < Class D Circuit Sought for 1951 Four Cities Ready For 1950 Launching But Two Morn Needed By Ortirgc Clark Courier News Sports Ktlilor There'll be no organi/ed baseball league In Eastern Arkansas this fienEatiYCS of three Ea.slcrn Arkansas cities interested In the formation nf a Claps D circuil 1m this area, voted to defer action 01 the organizing of Mich a league until next summrr at a meeting h Foriest City yesterday. The reason for the deferring u nclion was that only four renm couid be liiifri up for the league aiu it was unanimously a-jrcol not t- try la operate without H minimur of six trams. i four cifips that renortc to to ycstrrdsiy wrre Blythe Pom-si City. Helena ort. Only BlytlieviUe. Forres City find HelenFI were represente nt yesterday's meet in? but Newpor fans had reported easier that fehci clfy would spiHiMir a team if tl earu'o ^;as torn\-"'rt. T»» Onntiniir U'-lh I'J.tns for inr ( l The deferment, of action decisio came after a report fi'otn cities re[ resented at the incclintr and from) parties ulio had cotitactcd other 1 cities In an effort to obtain two more entries. It \vns decided that efforts to line itjt -six teams would continue and (hat.another incctius 1 would be called next summer at I which lime the'league may be or- I panized for 1951, The two towns that threw a kink n the plans were Joncsboro and Iparagould, Neither t«wn bad u rep- I resentfltivc at the meeting but there lu-cre reports made by other persons I who hat! contacted parties in both I Paragould f 1 "' 1 Jone.shoro about orfner teams. -a^ovild was rcpnrled not ready laV'this time but there were Indica- I lions that it would be ready 1 for 11951. Bernie McKay of Little Rock, scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates, 1st a led that he had contacted lull crested fans in Joncsboro but that scheduled drive for funds never I came off due to a conflict with an-' I other civic drive. However, it ts be- Iliever! that Jonesboro will be ready |by next year. / Dycrstnirg Interested A West Tennessee city, Dyers- jburg. was reported deeply inlet- In joining a Class D circuit Innd wns said to be eyeing North- Arkansas in the event the league was formed. However, Mr. iMcKay stated that Dyersburg was IlnvUcd to send...a .representative to I yesterday's meeting alnnpr with b Memphis, which wns n!so rc- Iported Interested in tlio league but I could not bG - ready to go before 11051. J, P. Fricud o£ BlvtUeviUc, acting • chairman of the group, aptiointcd R conimitice to contacl paj*- Ities in Joncsboro, Parnfjoulri, West nphls and Dycrsburg in an ef- to create interest in siiL'h a league and stated that he would I call a meeting for early summer I at. which time organizational plans | may go forward. On this committee are: Fred S. ISoliba and O. K. Qucllmnlz of 1 Blytheville; and Al Haraway and I Jack Young 01 Helena. —Courier News 1'hoto <1OSN'I-:M/S OIKL riitATrS— Although their soason's record is none too impies.sivu the Cornell ilig School girls' basketball team is considered one ot the scrappiest sextets in Mississippi County. The girl P rates lac-k height but make up for Ihefcr size in fight, playing a fast, deliberate brand of basketball. Meinbe of the .squad are: front row Cleft to right)—Joan Robertson, Claudutte Bevill. Silvia Moody, Sissy Lucius ami Lavcllc Jones, Second row—Mary Raspberry, Joan Caldwell, Ruth Krech. and Inca While. Back row—Joan Ward, Detoris Donner, Marlene Donner. Hilda McGhce and TlachacV Roberts. Mustangs Take LeachviHe Wins LeadinSWC; OyerNetrteton. Shoots Second Four Golfers By Score of 65-22 Brand Hew fxomp/e \Qf Mother-in-law Trouble DALLAS, Tex., Jan. 16—</]'»—It's «vi Southern Methodist in the lead in | hen the Southwest Conference basketball nice now. After first games' this week, it may uc .someone el.-*. The Miistange came onL OIT top , a standings shufHe last week, but their first roe thtR week is potent Arkansas, curmiUy in second place. Baylor, which fell from the lead Sa tu rcla y nigh t by Vxnvi ng to Southern Methodist, 50-47, Texas Christian Wednesday and Texas A. and M. takes on Rice The only other game this week matches Rice at Baylor at Waco Saturday. . Texas cheated Texas A. and M of a share of the lead when Joe Ed Falk dumped in a field goal at the game's end Saturday night to give the Longhorns a 48-46 victory. Last week's rcsul'A show just how wacky the conference race is this year—and why everybody still has a chance at the championship. Texas Christian beat Southern Methodist, 62-50; Texas beat Rice, 55-52; A. nnd M. thumped Arkansas, 43-35, and Arkansas beat Rice, GO-56. That left Texas and A. and M- tied for third, with Baylor fifth, Texas Christian sixth and Rice in the cellar. Joe McDcrmott of Rice hold his scoring leadership for season play and went into the lead in conference competition. He has 244 points for the season and 66 in league LEACHV1L.LE. Jan. 1G — Leach- villc High School's Lions defeated ttleton 65-22 in a game plrfycd Friday night. Scott, led the Lions in scoring with 18 points followed by Mylnn Buck with 1 and Adnms and Gil- pa trick with 13 points each. P, Higgins was high for NeCtlcton with 10. The, game was ihc feature ot i\ double-header, tn a preliminary contest LeachviHe's girls won over the Net He ton sextet. Leachville will play teams from Tie in Crosby Tournament ParagouM here The lineups' Lcacbvillc Scott '13) . . M. Bock (U) . Adams (13) ... Welch (13) .. Gilnatrick (13) tomorrow night. Nclllctun CO) Ellison P. Higeins . .. . Box S'os. r <:i> p ,.. c.uo> G G . (3) Leach villc—Carter (2). D. Buck. Blackwcll, Sain <fj(, Field. Mathcnia and MeAdnrns. Netlleton—Bridper. Young, Parker, Hie kin a n, and Dorton. HANOVER —OF;— Afler 24 years lof mnrriagp, a man living in • Schwieburp, near here, divorced his fe to marry his mother-in-law, It lie "Hanno\ r erische Presae" re- 1 ported. games. Jewell McDowell of Texas A. and M. is .second in season scoring with 2)6 points while Texas' Tom Hamilton fs runnerup in conference play v.-ith 39 points. Hamilton, In- cicirnUUy, sank nin« straight free throws as Texas beat A. and M. Former Champion Of Welterweights To Wrestle Here Gorman Women Vexed By Clothing Rations BERLIN- WV-You have to have a hnniJ of Irad if you want to buy stockings iu some East German cities. Gus,tp Kocmcr. an East, Berlin housewife, complained to tho Communist newspaper. Neucs Dculsch- lanri, that she couldn't get stockings without delivering some non-fer- •oiiF metals, ot which the -Soviet •zone economy is critically .short. Kvcn textile counons and money didn't ht'lp her. This thing shoulr! be abolished, she demanded, because otherwise workers might be trmptnd to steal the metal Iron: their factories ;uid trade it for badly needed articles of clothing. Don Kecne and. Chri.s Belkas return to Memorial AiLdUoriinn tonight as a wrestling team in the main event of the American Le- gtou's wre.stting bouts. Keene and Belkas, a pair of young heavyweights will team a gninsl Scotty Williams and Red Roberts two veteran heavies in the tag match feature bout. This will be Williams' .second appearance here since he returned to i this territory after a two-year ab- ! scncc. He is a former welterweight champion of the world havinp held the title from J936 through 1933 Roberts, a former Little Rock undertaker, is a veteran of southern wrestling circles. He is performed in this area for nearly two decades and has a big following among Blytheville mat fans. In addition to the main event, I wo one-fall prclimiimrv bmit.s are also on the casd. In the Krone will meet Roberts with Williams and Belkas tangling in the ieconrt. PEBBLE BEACH. Calif., Jan. 1G. (AP)—Bing Crosby's personal t-oll tournament, the one (or which he puts up all the money and has a-s much fun a.s any, was one of the mast unusual hi its nine year his- ory. The 54-hole invitational affair, which the professionals and amateurs fight to Ret into, ended yesterday in a four way tic for first ;>lace among the pru^. There will be no plaoylf. They split the money for the first four places equally. Among the pros, slamming Sam Snead, national PGA champion, putted himself out ol undisputed fiust place by missing :m eight-footer on the final green. His 214 for the three rounds was equalled by Dave Douglas, Wlliiil»gtr>n, Del- Jackie Burke, Jr., White Plains, N. Y., and Smiley Quick, Culver City, Calif. The quartet each pocketed $1,231.50 for their individual pro efforts. Douglas grabbed an extra *f>QU lor finishing third with Johnny Wcisjniiieller. the Hollywood Tar- Tim, in the pro-amateur with 8 beat ball of 202. In the pro-amalcnr competition there was a two way deadlock for top money. Amateur Bud Moc Spokane, Wash., and pro Ralph of Glenrtalc, Calif., lice Don Edwards, San, Calif., ant Marty Furgol, Albuquerque, with ball scores of 201 for the thrci rounds. Little Ben'Hogan \vlio LI fightin hi.s way back after a near fatal ac cidcnt cclvcn months ago, aiid 223 He failed to land among the lifteei money winning placc.i. Cagers Win Over Chicks Victory U Stcond For Memphis T«om For Current Season MKMPHIS, Jsn. 16.—BlythwIMe l§li School's Chlckasaws were dealt irlr fourth loss o( the season here atimlay iilelit, » 59-48 selburk by ic MesMclc Panthers of MentphK. It wns the second victory for the 'anthers over the Chicks. In R gnine nrltor this season Coach Mac Giv- Pnnthcrs nosed by 0\t Chicks y a one point margin. TliRt game vas played la Blylhevllle. The ennie was a rough one with total of 57 fouls called. Twenly- lybt- of the infraction* were called liainst the .visiting Chicks nnd 29 ignliut the Pnut'hrrs. nlythcville ost three men by the foul route. The game was strictly an oRea- slve affair with both teams cinpioy- the break. Both lenm.s were a bit niygecl on with ressivR fouling slowing things up bit. Herry Is Ilich Srarer Jim Berry, the Clilcks' big ccn- ler, pro\'ed quite a problem for the Panthers' defense. Working oit a invot and re-bounding well Berry swished tlmnlRh a total of 23 points to lead both teams in scoring. Kti- die Tatc, the Panthers fast-moving, long-shnotine Kimrd. led his leain In scoring with 18 points. Fifteen of tliesc were netted in the first half •uid in the two quiirLcrs he WHS held lo a inert three points. Coach .lames Fisher of the Chicks shook up his tennl considerably for tliis contest with Don Hunch start- ins at one forward post and Bob Berry tnking over nt guard in place ill i.hc injured Oiek Reltl. Bunch looked pood In the front and scored nine points. The Chicks will lie idle the major l>art of this week, getting a rest today, tomorrow and Wednesday Thursday night they play Bell at Blyllievill!'. nnd Friday night lhe> will meet West Memphis al the Haley Field gym.' BODY HOLDS Ed Strangler Lewis picks up a couple of blonds, Hillary Brooke, left, and Lola Albright, in Hollywood. Its cainnm- sioncr, the long-time ch'uiipiori is making the first motion having to do with wrestling- iclutc Tlxe Imcusis: Messlck iictls (4) Case (6) England (8) .. Tate (IB) Henslcy (13) . Substitutions I'. F. . C. O. G. Ul.vlhcvilk . .. (41 Stirc. .. (9) Duncl (231 J. Berry , ..HI Vance (I) B. Berry Sports Roundup Hugh Fullrrtun Jr. Tr.e wovd "ncailnny" came into use because Plato taught at the Grove of Acadcnuis, a mile north of Athens. Chickens Are Victims As Truck Overturns BOUOEE, A!«., Jan. 16. CAP) — Hundreds of milk-fed chickens were killed when a truck overturned near here yesterday. The driver. Charlie Wilbnr, 2!). <if Rogers. Ark., and a pa.ssenjicr were not Injured. Alabama Highway Patrolmen estimated damage at about $1,500. PIONEERING POOCH—l-'aun, I the fccmg-eye dog of Anita luiair, 23, above, became the first in history to hear a Senate I debate, alter Sergcant-al-Arms l.lo;eph C. Duko broke a long- l.~l,indmg Senate rule against ani- lm;ils by permitting Miss Blair land her dog lo cnler the gal- 1 lories. Miss Blair, who was I blinded 10 years ago in an auto [accident al El Paso, Tex., is in • Washington to protest a bill Iwhich she (cars would put her • out ot business as' a lecturer. Mcssick—Perry (2). nshing 121, Mitchell (41 and Htlm- iries (2). Blylhcvillc—Pnrriiih Harrison (2) and Drokc. NEW YORK. Jnn. 16. M'y—One of the less pleasant aspects of iv football gathering Is (lie stories you hear of what the coaches' famlllrs have to take when (irjp has a losh .season. . . . There are long-wiiuEcd abusive phone calls—usually late a night ami often the wives have t( llslcti to them. Tl gels so bud some times, as Stu lloucomb of Purrtu learned last fall, that the coach consuler taking their children o of school so they wou'l have to lak it. loo. . . . Kvcu fair minded sporl writers have been berated violently because they don't "ride." (he coach. . . Somehow, we can't utulerstflud why a person who calls himself a fan can act that way. . . . to Seek Way to Punish Code Violators Three Basketball james Played in Y' Church League The First Baptist. Mclhorfisl and 'remised Land Methodists won neir enims in the Y's church School Basketball League action al he Blythevlllc High School gym- lasium Saturday morning. In the first game First Baptist rubbed Yarbro Baptist C-7-9 with i. J. Hull scoring 22 point.s and Skcllon. 16 (or the winners. Swain ed the lasers with six. In he s:cond game, First Melh- Kfisl, tert by Wayne Burnhnm, .rnti need tin: Lutheran Church >2-9. Burnhani scored 22 point,-; ^or hi.s team followed by Jackson with six. Shclton scored four lo lead the Lutherans, In the third game, Hiisscll Duclos mrshed right points lo lead the Promised Land Methodist* over the Lake Slrcrt Methodists 20-7. Hushes followed IHiclos In scoring with six poin t.s nnd Shanks led Lake Street with four- Thc lTn|j(irtanl I'tiint Five-ycivv-old GeorKR Snurr, Jr., son ol the former Na^'y conch, hns a slightly different viewpoint on the same situation . C Incidentally we hear George Sr. cnn have the Washlnpton Stale Job If he wants JtK . . When Rrnier the Navy post,, he hurried home to tell his family before anyone else did. . . . Taking the youngster on his knen, he explained: "George, your dnddy isn't the Navy conc,h any more". "Where are you Rolne; lo coach iiotv?" Gcorgie askrcl. Dad .said IK: dtrtn'l know. . . "Well, cla<l<iy." asked junior, "if you're not the Navy coach now. who do you hope wins the Army-Navy gsune?". . . Wrecking Crewman Gets Job Near Home PORTAGE, Pa., Jan. 16. (AP) — Christopher McCarthy didn't ha\ far to go to work torJay, A railroa worker, he came home yes'.eriln; find part of a freight train in h "tack yard. Eight cans of a wcslbound Pennsylvania Railroad freight train had jumped the track. Ono crashed into his garage. The wreck halted Just 30 feet from his house. Nobody was hurt. McCarthy's helping clean up the mcjw. You see, he'* employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad as a. wrecking crew workman. Monday Milliner Although Pappy Waldorf came through the Ro.^e Howl defeat li good shape, Hie California hand director resigned us H result of the 'P.ckn g ' hi.s looters look from Ohio lale. The Buckeyes put on 11 rra show at. Pasadena. . . Mose Quinn former Cornell n^slstnnt, is looking r or n reasonably good coll coachintr Job. . . , When Chet Gicr nnk, WilHftm and Mary baskctbnl star, sprftlncrt an anUlc rccctitly, l\ ended a record of plrtyiny In 33 coi sccullve colfcjie games. CaruthcrsviJIe Negro Cagers Play Paducah CamthcrsviUc's Washington School for Negroes split R pair o games with Lincoln High School of , Paducah. Ky., at CaruthcrsviHc, Mo,,' Saturday. The visitors tooV; Ihe v,\t\$ RHtnc, 25-8, while Cnruthcrsvlllc's boys were victorious, 25-21. Washington's Rlrls trailed at halftime, 13-7. while Ihc boys held exactly that lead at the half-way mark In* their game. = Aid rich and Higglm, with four points each, wrrc high tor Washington's flirts while C. Staple ton NEW YORK, Jan. 10-</1V-The National Collegiate Athletic As- .sociatiou, rebuffed in its efforts ici K»=t tough, sonKlU mw inctliotl.s today for cracking ilowu on recalcltrahts. Prof. Hugh O. Willntt of Suuih- era Cnlifoniia. Ihc NCAA's Incoming president, nnnounued s-!o- Inlurs of the sanity code would .still be sought out tincl punEsliccl. He didn't, sny bow. | "It U evident expulsion Is kit 1 lo he too severe u penalty for .sue!] infractions," he said. "Perhaps the now executive om in III on lo bo formed in the exL two weeks will know what j d(j wilir Die situation. We tion'l on.slder tlicni vindicated." He.jiiiLd it's pos-slble other NCAA ietubers Would C!KK)NC to boycott VHIl. The NCAA execullvcj referred to even institutions who won a but- )c i^ expulsion Saturday In veil-hour meeting of the onventiQii. Virginia, Virginia Tech, V.MI. 'he Citadel and Alnrylaml stood p and said out loud they were nut [implying with Ihc code aiuf dld- .'(, IntrIK) to. H is "unworkable nd iJiiprnclical," llscy argued. Boston ' College and VHIanova Iso fiharyctl with violations, said hey were singled out through mis- indcrstEviuling and are nox comp- ylng. The CllHdcl null the NCAA in a luff. The convention, nsinn a single Ballot, voted 111 to 03 lo expel he seven schools. Tills was 25 short of the two-thirds majority nccc.ssary. Shawnee to Meet Seminoleslonight Chicks and Squaws To Entertain Dell Here on Thursday - Mississippi County basketball tcnm.s start the second half of their 1049-50 -season this week in a big way witlj every -team set for & gruelling week of action, Moic than 40 B nines involving county leam.s arc on the slate for this week and the bluest majority of tlH':c will be nlayctl within the borders of the county. Aft Ion will start toniHht nnd will continue for every night this week with the ex- cepUons ol Wednesday when everybody takes H night off for a rest. S>wwwe ami Osccola will get ihc wrok rolling tonight when they . c' ut Joiner. This Is a re-booking o( n name sehctUiltd for Jan, 6 svhlcli was en no Ml eel drc to icy roads. Tl-js vill be Hie first mrelint,' this yimr ol !'»<» two hC'hnnls i>nd the f -!itti-i' is rii i rv! n 1 oss-up. - lilythe.ville'5 tcaiiLs will not «et Into action "ntil Thursday night \vlipn HIP riifr-ks :nnl Rtniaws piny IioM lo Il?p nd] Bhir Jnys nt the H:il'-y Fidtl KVJ». rho Pi»i)s don't pli»y nn' ! l FfiMnv !ii»ht. when they meet Wi-st Mcmnliis along with flu 1 : Chicks itrro. The Kquaw.s go to Sl'awneo Friday .nlplit. Tomurrnw nitiht Uycwr- and Luxo] a lork Iiorns at Luxorni and Lfachvlllr's Lions will meet the in\ adinp piiriiKonld Bulldogs P| I.i'iU'livlJir.'. Hlinwnec ^ rtps to Keiser. nnrdellf! to Wilson and Oosncll will seel; a second win over Stecle in a t:ame ni StnrOc Tn another Sosith- p;ist MKsouri game Cooler goes to Mayll. T'i Liioihcr unmc Tlnirsday night Manila nnd Dyoss will meet at, M-.inUrv. Th(s p,an\p. wtH be ManiU'a first of the week but Friday night tlui I,fnns stay nt home to meet Dell, In other pame.s Friday night Dyess will be 'nl Goyncll, Kciscr nt Osci'ola, Learhvillc at Ray, Luxora at Market! Tree, and Wilson plays nurck'ilc; at Liixoni. Football Rules Committee Opens Meeting Today IMNEIItrUST, N.C.. Jan. 1G. CAP) —Three days of meetings on pcs- jslbln footbnU rules changes began todsiy for the Football Rules Com- mUtec ol the National CoUegiats Athletic Association. No official won! will come from the daily deliberations of the 20- odd men in attendance until after Ihft final sc^ion Wednesday. They are exjiccled to act favorably, however, on the Iialf do^cn rec- ojnencliLlEons handed down last week by HIP Coaches' Ru1tv> ConimSltea prior lo the slot my NCAA session* in NL-V; Yurie. The coaches' rpconuncmlations are highlighted by one .nigge.stinK retention of the free substitution rtrtt:, whlrti Iw-s populnviicd the so- called • two-pi a too n -style of play. The. coaches recommended, additionally, that each team be allowed lo make one -stilwiitullun after each down withovit lnc\irrlng & penalty. Hollywood Continued from Page 6 .'jii! an undertaker. So she sent up i smoke signal which read: "So.uaw Bury Short Cake." KoiiKli Kidrr.i Kccnan Wynn and Larry Parks will be amoiiK 5^0 rtartrrs In Dim annual Palmflale-to-Blg rioar Lake "Hare and Hounds' 1 motorcycle Wo/nuf Rtdqe Banker Homed to ASC Board ' LITn>R ROCK. Jan. If! ^APt — Sloan Rainwater, Walnut Kirlf;c banker and planter, Saturday was named to the board ol trustees at Arkansas State College, Jrjne.sbortj, Gov. S!d McMalh appointrd • back tic got hi.s first bike 13 years Rex Ca.itlebcrry. Salem banker, to ! »BO. Ln-st year thorn was a 40- the board of Beebe Junior College, (bike pllcii]' only two miles Mr, Rainwater will replace \Vll-jthc starting line. Kccnati «« liain Stuck of Jone-sboro. whose i Kivt.s term expired Saturday. Mr. Stuck start race. It's on a 174-mile cowpulh course which never touches iliu pavement. cycl>> MacKenzie Continued from Page 6 amoni(sl the foremast, for lie had * mouth like a pig and was hard to hold. Tho terrain w;ts cut by great irrigation dliclK's ami we hadn't been under way long when we encountered one. It wa.s very wide and very deep. As we approached I could sec seveml horses ilown in the ditch, on their Uacks, with their unhappy riders splrushlng about in the muddy My horse was going hell-bcnt-for- U'.Uhcr auri luithuu; cnuUl stop him. So I gritted my to tn anil did tho the tlitch I i;ot .-et rmd izave him the from i W'-^n' 1 - Ifc look th:1t J unip liV:o -M he an au« cl rd landed running on Oil boy[ What a horse to avoid traffic. ha.s served as chairman ol the board the past several years. Heated SUPS have been aired at the school' 5 ^ 1 during the past year. In the past century the poiniia- with eifiht points was high scorer! lion of Java ha* grown from about for Washington's boys. I 9,000,000 to about 60,000,000. sli Kiiliihhlc of the, u w tlir Nr»v shortj^c: ''I,;ist night Kay Key SIT ! York u jUi-r \ I wrut lo n swanky .Mitnlinltai] jmrly. It w^-i >n s\v;Mik>, water f5»wvd like clianv- for that WVI , dean satisfying taste I BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICK ANVWHKRK1 Reserved Seals on Sale nt Ihe Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, January 46 AIHJI.TS 50c — CHH.DKKN I5c 1 New Starling Tim* 8:00 liOX SP^A'fS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH DON KEENE and CHRIS BELKAS versus SCOTTY WILLIAMS and RED ROBERTS Alto 2 1-Fall, 30-Minuf« Matches , Don Keene vs. Red Roberts Williams BeVkas "Will you wait a couple of hours, dear, white I wash a few dishes? Tomorrow I will get a loan on my car from GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION."

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