The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 19, 1950 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 19, 1950
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BLYTHEVILLE <AKK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1950 Chicks And Squaws Play Dell Tonight-Few Changes Made In Grid Rules Paps Will Meet * Hoas Trounce •^nM^H^HJ£2H Class 6 Cagers — ~' Free Time Outs Caruthersville Three Games Booked For Blytheville't Basketball Fans Another case triple-header Is slate* for Haley Field gym tonight with all three Bl.vtheville teams, the Chicks, Squaws and Paps, to se-5 action. The Chicks and the Squaws will play a double-header with the Dell High School Blue Jays while the Pa|>s will tangle with the Caruth- f-rsville, Mo., Juniors. The junior game will get things going at 6:30 with the Squaws meeting the Dell fih'ls at 7:30 and the Chicks and the Blue Jays tangling In the feature game one hour later. This will be th< second meeting this year between the Chicks. Squaws and Blue Jays but the first for the paps and Caruthersville. The Chicks and Squaws opened their season against the Blue Jays at Dell by dividing a double header. Although one of the smaller schools o! the county. Dell is considered among the county's top Class B teams. I'aps Seeking Fifth Victory The Chicks will be out to snap a three-game losing streak while the Squaws will be after their first win of the season. The Chicks started on the down-grade at the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament in Joncsboro earlier this month by losing to Newark. Sine* they have lost to Jonesboro »nd Messlck of Memphis. The Papooses will be after their fifth win of the season and their third In a row. Their only set'back this year was a one-point decision to Liachville early In the season. Their victory list includes wins over Luxora, Wilson, Manila and Reiser. Tomorrow night the Chicks and Paps will remain at. home to play West Memphis while the Squaws journey to Joiner to meet the Shawnee girls- Saturday night the Chicks and Paps 'are slated to go to lake City for a pair of games but high waler at Big Lake may force postpon- ment of these games. Hogs Trounce SMU 63-55 in Battle for Lead FAYETTEVILLE, Ark,, Jan. 19 — (A')— The Arkansas Ra?.orback.s played their best basketball of the season last- night and now are right where the experts predicted they would be—at the top of the Southwest Conference. With Captain Jimmy Cathcart scoring 20 points, the Razorbacks hit their long shots with spectacular regularity to trounce Southern Methodist, 63 to 55. and knock the Mustangs from first place- Arkansas now has a conference record of three victories and one defeat with eight games to go. SMU and Texas A. & M. are tied for second with 3-2 marks. The game here last night was a real battle for the first 15 minutes, the score was tied five times and SMU holding a one-point lead once. But Cathcart, Gerald Iludspcth, Jack HC.S.S and Sammy Smith got hot lu the last five minutes of the period to put the porkers in front, 37-30, at halftime, The start of the second half found Arkansas picking up where It left off and midway o[ the last half the Red and White wns ahead by 15 points. SMU clo.scd the gap after Razorback reserves took over the action. Arkansas fresh men won in a preliminary. They beat the Tamko Rooter.s of PayeltcvUlc, 4o to 39, Six-foot-eleven Billy Hester, frosh center, was high scorer with J5 points. Arkansas' next foe, Baylor, was beaten by Texas Christian last night, 64-54. TCU's Harvey Frommc tallied 21 points, Accurate shooting and a tight defense gave Texas a 56-37 conquest of Rice. Holland to Meet Cooter in Annual Homecoming Tilt HOLLAND, Jan. 19 — Holland High School will celebrate its annual homecoming Saturday night In a rtouble-hendcr basketball game here with teams Irom Cooter. A basketball queen, to be selected this week, will be crowned" during "Hie festivities. The coronation ceremonies will come off between the games. •The feature of the event however, will be the hardwood meeting between Holland and the Cooler bo.vs. In a preliminary game at 1:30 the girls' teams of the two schools will clash. Holland Will Meet Steele Girls in Championship Tilt Hollnml and SUele's glvls basketball teams clnsh toniyht in the flnnls of the Warden Invitational Tournament. The two neighboring Pemiscot County teams advanced into the championship round of the tourney last, night by winning their semifinal games, Holland won a -13-22 victory over Braggadocio and Sleelc defeated Brosley by a narrow 45-4-1 margin. Patterson scored 33 points to lead Pro) hi nd into the finals. Hragga- docio never was in the gnme in spile' of the 10 points hooped by forward Pyllum. . . ., Burton and Thompson ench scored 13 points and Wilson netted 19 to lead Steele to victory. For Brosley, Hlghtower wns high with 22 points. In it junior ^UNIC plnyed last night the SteeSe freshmen defeated Kayti 17-15. Funderburk led Steele with eight points and Sullivan was high for Hayti with nine. NEW »ox Opens WMfc Days 7:M p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sundays Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cnnt. Shcming Manila, Ark. Snead Defeats Ben Hogan in Golf Playoff LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 fAP) -The greatest golf comeback of all time didn't quite hit its peak. Which is one way of saying that Sam Snead beat out Den Hogan in the playoff for the Los Angeles Open title. Ke ditl H by four strokes, too. Hut remember hack a little. Last Feb. 5, that story from E Paso reported that- "Hogan's lef ankle, one bone of which was broke WILS placed in a cast. . . Physicians plan to apply a cast for a brokui pelvis bone. The golf star also frac ttired a collarbone and rib/' The doctors said Hogan mlgh never walk around 18 holes again much less play that distance. But he'.s the same Hogim wh< shot a 280, (our .strokes, under vim in his comeback to gold Inst week And who finally lost to slammh Snead, the West Virginian, in yes terday's playoff. Sam went around in 72 strokes one over par. Ben look T6 strokes. Snead thus won the tournament first prize of $2.fiOO, plus his one fourth share of the $7.200 playof gate. All told. Snead took in mnr than $4,400. Hogan's gate shar pays $1.900 second money, booste his bank account by $3,700 Tax Commission Lawyer Hans to Resign Soon Last Times Today 'EVERYBODY DOES with Taul Douglas and I.inda Darnell Also Shoris ' IT" Friday "FEUDW RHYTHM" with Edrlle Arnold Also Shoris Saturday "SOUTH OF DEATH VALLEY" with Charles Starretl Also Short* ROCK, Jan. 13. fAP) — Lloyd Henry of Augusta, J\rk. f yesterday said he would re.sign soon a.s attorney for the Arkansas Tax Commission. Henry has been appointed a judge for the nppronching liorse n\ce meet at Oaklnwn Park, Hot Springs. Henry said that if nece.s^ary legal matters now pending before the commission nre cleaned iip by then, he will re-sign before- the meet starts. If not, he said, he will take a leave of absence, return to clean up the necessary matters and then resign. He declined to .say whether he plans to run for prosecutor of the First Judicial Circuit, which includes his home county of Woodruff. The appointment as racing Judge is only for duration of the 30-rJay meet. Henry served as Judge at the 1949 meeting. Soul-hern League To Celebrate~50th Year of Operation BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Jan. 19. (yj^_-The Southern Association w beat lots of drums this year in ma, ing the 50th. year of continue operation by the Class Double- b:\scbaH league. Each club will chime in wi some kind of program, with t! type and date of the local obsc vnnces left to the decision of the Individual club. This was decided by league directors at a meeting in Birmingham yesterday. The officials voted against having n major celebration the night of tbe nil-star game July 1R. They aUo voted thai the club leading the. lengne nftor games of Sunday, July n, will lie host to the all-star game. Courier News I'lmlo fr CEIKKH POll OOSN'KU,—ThCSC | rec comely lassies keep students' | Irlts high during briskctball Barnes ' Gosnell Hish School. Leading 1 ecrs for the Pirates are 'left to ghtr —GLcndora Alley, Dorothy illiford aud Elliyl Tanker Icy. College Cage Results By Tlic Assm-iatul I'rtss Yiilp 03. Dnrttnonth 5t Pcntisylvaiiia ti(i, Army •!& Loilisvillo 73. Enstcnl KL'ntiiuky r,'< Wcbtcni Kentucky '13. Ev;itis\ r i!ie ) Columbia 45. Navy 37 Murray <Ky) 1!) Middle Tcnn 3B Teini 56 'Aisculrin 52 Hiwassee C7. Maryville iTeiuit 51 Arknnsas 63. Southern Methocl:5i 5 Texas A*M 55. Rice 37 Texas Christian tH Ba.vlm 54 | Col!ei!C ot O?.arks 80. Alknlisas. Texn.s Wesleyun 79, Ttiiitty fTex> 3 Arizonn Stale (Flngstatfl 14. West Texas 37 Texas Western 4G. New Mexico 41 Oklahoma A&M 45. Oklahoma 37 Missouri 10, Wichita 45 Notre Dame 71. MichiKsm State G5 Io\va Luther 59, Wartburg 115 Parsons 71. Iowr\ Wcslcyan 5^ Ccntrnl Missouri 67, S t. Benedicts (Kasl 48 Illinois Wcslcyan 85. Cartilage 4fi Feller's Salary Reported Given $20,000 Slash NEW YORK, Jan. 19. (AP) — Tl popular baseball argument — wl draws the bigg as t paycheck, Wi liams, Di.Mn^gio or Feller?— wor have the old familiar ring th year. Ted Williams, the Boston Red Sox' fly hawk, is almost sure to .stand out by! C ns the highest paid employe on the major league diamonds. Cleveland's Bob Feller, his one- lime fireball now just lukewarm, took a reported $20,000 salary cut yesterday. Joe DiMaggio, the New York Yankees' sore-heeled, question mark, is said to face a $25,000 scissoring on his cotnract- Thi.s would remove these two baseball capitalists from the Rulh- ian pay brackets, leaving: Williams with the No. 1 in come ta x head ache, 'The Boston outfielder received in the neighborhood of $100,000 for his effort.s Hist season, Recording to reliable reports, and there is no reason to behove he won't take an equally large gouge this time from the Yawkey's millions. HR led the American League In almost every offensive department, o Resume Play Marked Tree Host- To Luxora Girls In One of Top Tilts Weather conditions permitting [i.^-is.sippi County's B basket- all tenm.s will re.simic action tonight, turning into the final xmtb of their 1043-50 seasoh, While there i.s not a single dream" game on the slate withii lie county three sanies will he '<[ and a couple of them will *,o ictwccn schools with fairly Int rlv- ries. ! The s.nne of i« interest will ? outside the county, however, u ivili bo at Marked Tree where Luxora High .School's girls will try to put the skids to Coach Kohn Bray's ever-wtnnmg Squaws who arc again as one of the top girls' teams of the stale. l,rxora and other South Mississippi County fans are of the opinion that the Fan (hen-tics mi^hi bo the tram thai can upset the highly- touted Squnw.s. Comparative .scorc.s with common opponents, are in Luxoj-a'.s favor, they claim. Luxora will play two Ramos vdth Marked Tree teams, the eirls moot- ins in the first and the boys' teams pluyhig it: the second. J)ycss to Moot (losiioll With 1 !! tile county tomorrow night Dyes. 1 ; will invade Go.snell and Kci.^er goes to O.sccola in the headliners. Gostiell will he out to snnp a fonr-game losing streak and nt Hie scijne time revenge an Icailic-r defeat handed them by Dyess. This v;ill be tho first meeting ol the year between Reiser and 03- ccola with the Osceola boys orcd to win their f;pme and the girls' game rated a toss-up. Wilson and Burdette will clu:-h ayain tomorrow night" in Luxora High School's gym. The teams pta;/- ed at Wilson Tue.sday niulu nucl Wilson won ea.^y victories, 'i'j'.e Btilltiogs are expected to do "-he .same tomorrow night. Ill Class A action Blythevillc ' play Del', tonight and West Memphis tomorrow night with Learn- vlllc going to Bay for a pair Sports Roundup bj fr'ulterton Jr. NKW YORK. Jan, 19. <fp t — 1-Ycd Hchmcrtx. meet director, exclaims that he never has seen sucii interest in track as this year. . . . And nan <AAU) Ferris supports him in that. . . . Dan figures it's just a natural n»sl-wnr growth, from tho competitive standpoint— more Ixjy* in schools nnd colleges, more interest in athletic^ and more who want to continue competition aHcr leaving school. . , . Schmevtz aUrilmtcs spectator interest to close I competition without a single standout performer. . . . He's trying to pick a four-man field for the Millrose UOO. huts about six possible .starters "and can't eliminate any as a ptjfsible winner. The fans arc i eaiH'r for a Don-Gchrmann - Fred \ Wilt duel in tbe Wanamakcr mile, i t'*o. Frrd says, but anvbocly could win that. t Whiil's That Nickname? t before the Rose Bowl football "amc*. Dick Anderson, Ohio State fourth-string end. learned h? Raised to Five Use of Forearms By Blockers Altered; Platoon System Stays By Ken Al,vta PINKHURST, N. C.. Jan. 19. <AP> —College football, 1950 version, will not be changed drastically as fi'i' as the man in the stands is concerned .but coaches and players wU*/; note some differences In the fallow The Football Rules Committee ol the National Collegiate Athletic Association ciime ii]> with two rather important c!i:iii«es and several lesser one.s Ia.s f . ni^ht a.s it concluded three days of deliberations. A .sub.UUution and offensive blocking rules were the two topic* receiving the most attention. in following the leads of tho Conches' Association which last week recommended both change's. the committee ImHcitleil ilvjt i., believes the two-platoon style of play Ls more than a passing fancy. Iti addition it moved to curb the iliecal use tit elbows. The number of free timeouts al- the news spread, assistant coach ITsko Sparkinen told Dick: "You're going to start the Rose Bowl game: we can't afford to have a guy worth a quarter of n million sitting on the bench.". . . . Maybe there's no connection, but aren't the Ohio State teams known as the Bucks? North Central (111) fi:i, Chicago BO losing the batting ch.nmpiou.ship Eastern. Illinois 62, inois a'A 111- Gotfers Tec Off Today In Long Beach Open LONG BEACH. C:il!f., Jan. 19— f..Vj—The winter time golf trnil \vmcls (o this sea side city today for the 510,000 LOUR Beach Open The first contigcnt of more thun 300 professional and amateur golfers goes into action at Liikevood Country Club for a qualifying round. { ch By I960, the American farm population will shrink to 18 per cent o! the total population, the Twentieth Century Fund predicts. U. of A. Students Hear Douglas at SMU Game FAYETTEVILLE. Ark., Jan. 19— hi*! —otis Douglas; the University of Arkansas' ne\v head football coach, was introduced to .students at halftime of the Ftnzorbacks' basketball game with SMU here night. 3n a brief talk, he dcclmcd tluit he likes the vity footb.iU is played in the \vidc-open Southwest Conference and he hopes to have Arkansas at the top of Dint league next season. He received H long. loud ovation before he began talking. The second division Lees off tomorrow. IrHtitled in this division will be all the name players. Saturdav night the field will be cut to 120 play-ers and ties, who will then campaign in the final two rounds Sunday and Monday. RI THEATRE Manila, Ark. by the margin of a scratch single \VilHams led in home tuns, 4',i; run.s scored, 150: total ba^c.s. 3G3, anil two-base hits, 30. Thi'.se give him si rone: talking points when pny-talks begin./ Meanwhile, Feller, the onetime SfiJi.Ofifl n ear mound wonder. lij n:id lost H games nnci was me-rely :i shadow ol his former .self. The Vankee.s* amazing DiAInggio \\.is out half the year but came bu-k to hit -34(5 and help load his '.s to the American League npionship However, his future gnmes and Manila playing two at j Carasvay. In Southeast Missouri act inn Kayti and Steele will renew their cnge rivalries with a double-header on the Hayti court. linrl inherited 5250.000. . . . When i lowed a team wn.s raised from four I o five lor each half. In addition, | ree timeouts are mr.v available to institutions from the bench. Such hange.s may be made without pen- ilty while the eloc ik.s running un- i! a team's alottcd five free timc- •utjs are exhausted. This will permit Insertion into the lineups of specialists, such as kickers, which .•ear called for a five-yard pcn- iHy. In IM-AY Kule ChanRftrt To speed up play, however, the clock will be -started when the ball is "spotted" for play by the officials rather than when snapped as aefore. Retiring Chairman William J. Bingham of Harvard said the offensive block rule was a result ()!-, unanimous demand by the coi^/C m it tec for such legislation. "*~ Under the new rule If 9. hand or forearm is p s cd In blocking an opponent it- must be kept below the shoulder of the mjin blocked and contact with the 'docker's body throughout the block. The pre-game toss-of a coin, here- tofove a major ceremony shortly before the klckoff, will be made well in advance of the game's start to enable an earlier announcement to be made of starting lineups. Ono-Minute Sports Page Bill Vceck, who hasn't bought another baseball cU'b yet. is filling his spate moments working for Abe SapcrsU'in, Harlem globe iiotte/s impresario, arranging special promotions. - - - One of these likely will be a tour of the Globe Trotters and an all-star college team after tho current season ends. . . Jack Gardner. Kansas State basket hall coach, counted: up 26 players in the Bia So von who stand six-feet-five j or better. Arld.-3 Jack: "I'm sending out mi .s.o.s. for a seven-footer next year." Cast/o/ Answer . 19. { )— Askcrt NICE. France. Jan. about reports he would hasten his plans to marry Romanian Princess Irene Cliika, American Screen At:- lor Errol Flynn told reporters yesterday: "The reports are premature: The Princess hasn't yet learned to cook." Three S, Missco Teams fnter Tyronza Tourney Three South Mississippi County schools. Reiser. Dyess and Sbawnee have accented invitations to play in Tyronzn High School's invitatinna' basketball tournament next week. The Eovirnament is slatet! to st\rl Tuesday night with Sbawnee am Dyess seeing nctiuti that night am Keiser playing Wednesday night. 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