The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1950 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 15, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1950 BLYl'HEVILLK (ARK.) ; COURIER NEWS 9 ._ ' . . .. — :... PAGE NINE M Teams Advance InJunior Tournaments - Chicks Bow To Piaaott 5138 More Gflincs ' CL D " = ~~~ — '" —~~ —-. Shawnee Beats Fnntnail Ran/mat •'"^'••^^^••••••WS^^il lir* ir i\. . . , r _„ «, I nee Ir C A ir/>•*.'* 5 More Set for Tonight Shawnee, Osceola, ^ft^anila and 2 Dyess Teams Win Openers First round action will continue tonight in the Mississippi County junior high basketball tournaments Rt the Haley Field gym with five games on tap. The tournament opened Inst night with four games and k scheduled lo conlinue nightly sessions through Saturday. A morning session fs also scheduled for Saturday. Beginning action tonight will be the Whitton and Victoria boys who are slated to clash at 5:30. At 6:30 the Whiton and Shawne girls play with the Gosnell boys playing Wilson at 1:30, the Leachville girl; meeting Victoria at 8:30 and the Manila boys playing Luxora al 9:30 Five games were on last night's opening schedule but one was forfeited. Manila's girls were awarded H forfeit over MLssco because the West Ridge school docs not sponsor a Junior girls' team. Shan lire Brats Missco In other games last night, boy; teams of Shawnee, Osceola ami Dyess and tile Dyess girls advanced Into quarter-final play by win ning first-round engagements. Shawiiee's boys dumped MLssco 17-15 in the tournament opener' girls doubled the score on Gosnell, 18-9, in the second game Oa|»ola's defending champion boy; sij^'zed by Burdette 19-14 in th< third game; MLssco's girls forleilei to Manila in the fourth and Dyess boys drubbed Keiser 22-11 In Ihe fi nal lilt. ' Lost night's final game was heh up for nearly an hour due to Missco' forfeit to Manila. The Kaiser-Dyes, game was not scheduled unll! 9:31 but due to the forfeit cutting tin card to four games, the first fou games were finished by 8:15 am Kei.ser did not arrive until 9:10. First Game . Boys Pos. . F.. . P.. . C.. . G.. . G.. Shawnee 3sceola in Two ^xtra Periods OSCEOLA, Feb. 15. — SImwnec's surprising Indians, the learn thul las caused considerable eye brow •aistng among county coaches of ate, o'id It again last night but it ook them two overtime periods. Coach w. c. nook's rampaging Indians turned back Ihe Osceola es 45-43 in a game lhat IOOK two extra periods to decide. The slim victory gave the Indians an even break with the Scminoles in their two game series this season. Forward Sonny Higgins did the trick for the Indians when he broke away to score on a tip-off play Jhat opened the second overtime which was a "sudden death" period. RcBUlalion play ended with the score deadlocked at 41-41 and in the first overtime bold teams scored only one field goal. Higgins led the scoring for both teams with a total of 14 poinls followed closely by Doyle Dmm nnri Donald Watson of Osceola will) 13 each. In a preliminary contest, the Os- ceohi girls came to life iii the second half to defeat the Shawnce sextet 35-24. Betty Nell Robliiiii led Osccola's scoring with 16 points followed by team male Billie Gaincs Maim with 14, Smilh and Terry were high for Shawnce with eight apiece. Osceola Mann <M) . Robbms (16) Driver (5) .. Golden Fleicier . Wiggingtou Girls' Oame Pos. .. F. ...F. ...F. ..G. ..a. Shinvnee ..... ; Shanno ...... (8) Tcn> .'...(3) Djewr> (I) Housnninnl ... B. Harrisoi .... Ashbur Missco (15 .. (2) Sharp (8) Campbell . (1) Miller (3) Simmons (1) Davis Shawnee (17) Adams (10) . Jenkins (1) . Fells Ralph Collar Substitutions: Shawnee— Brewer (61, Beimcli. Missco—Langston. Second Game' Girl-s Dyess (!8> Pos. Garey (6) F-. M. Garey '«) . F.. Burlison (1) .. F.. Jackson G.. B<-«wn field ... G.. Substitutions: Dyess—Doss (3), Burkhart, Matlock, Carmachiel. Gosnell—Ingram, Roullsavall and . -- .... Substitutions: Osccohi — Bowrr and Dunn. Shawnec— Smilh <8) Tinsley (2), McFatridge (2) ant Dresbach. R<i.v.s' Game Shawnce Pos. Osceola Higgins (H) ...i. ...... (1 3) Dum Robertson (11) F. ...O) weinberi Welch (3) ..... c ..... (13) Wat.soi Harrison do) .0. .-. ____ (2) Spier Housaman (7) G ......... <i; Co: Substitutions: Shawnee — Adams Osceola-nShaneyfelt C2). Osceola \ Third Oa Boys (19 Pos. Worehurst (3) P ........ (d) Lou., Rose (5) ...... F ....... Hamilton Cole fit ...... C ......... Treece Burues ....... G.. i...'.. (6) Gore C. Rase (7) ... G...'.. (5) Tanglcy Substitutions: Osceola — PciTy. Burdette — Whalley. Fiflh Game Boys -Dye.s.s Pos. Keijer Barnes (8) ---- F ......... Staggs Kinbell (3) ... F...... (D) Clark Humphries (7) C ......... Barber Crlswcll (4) . . G ..... (2) Creecy ' Nichols ....... G ....... Wilbanks Substitutions: Dyess— Imple and Humphrey. Kciser— Cackcrham. W/7son Girls Beaten 50-39 By Keiser Team Wilson's girl team handed Keiser's girls their first defeat in county play since before Christmas at Wilson last night when they took a 50-39 decision. Wilson's boys won as expected from the'Keiser boys. 53-20.'•- '; -• •••• ' Campbell paced the Wilson' offense. She .scored 23 points while her running matc.s, Bowen and Price, added 27 between them. Darren, with 14 markers, was high for Reiser's girls who trailed 29-21 Bm-dclle (14) al halttime. Bullion, who scared nine points. Gt-sncii (9) .. S. Potter ... (3) Hal! ... (41 Ward ... B, Potter . Cox Scliiiltz Football Banquet Plans Completed School to Sponsor Annuol Chick Event Next Monday Night The annual banquet for Blylhe- nlle's senior and junior high school ootball players will be held in Ihe ilgh school cafeleria Monday night, was announced yesterday. ^ Superintendent of Schools W. 15. Nicholson announced plans for the -iniural banquet yesterday afternoon, staling that the affair this year would be sponsored by Ihe school, in past years the banquet has been sponsored by the chicka- saw Alhlclic club. The banquet Is scheduled for 7 o'clock and will be served by girls of (he Home Economics Department of the school and employees of (he school's kitchen. Mr/ Nicholson .staled lhat so far a guest speaker has nol been lined up but that he has contacted several prominent men in Ihe Mid- bouth area including Waller Slcw- art, sports editor of the Memphis Gnmmcmal Appeal, and John Barnhill, athletic director of the Uni- vcrsily of Arkansas, w. Paul Pryor will serve as master of ceremonies, lickets to the banrmet will be priced at $1.50 ppr P |. ltl , p Mr Nich . olson said, but only a few tickets will be made available to,the public due to the lack of room in the school's cafeteria. However, he slaled that Uckcls ill be available to between 40 and =0 persons and those interested must make reservations before Friday night. Reservations can be made hy calling either 802 or 2054. Reiser Johnson (2) Darrcll (14) Crews (II) . Girdley Amos (12)' Williams Hollywood Continued from page « Usfd tn Success Clifton Webb never has been a modest man. Ke says:' "I have nothing lo be modesl about." He states it as a matter of fact and with no hint of egotism. "A friend said (o me after the l»sl Belvedere picture, 'I don't sup- nose TOII will he sneakinf tn your friends novr that you arr such a success.' I said: 'I have always been a success.' "I confess I cannot understand the world. Some people must .set out to be failures. I set out to be a surccss. Clifton was a success at 17. ' He was singing in svch operas as "Mignon" and "La Bohemc." In his twenties, he was n dancim; rival of Vernnn Cnslle. He migrated to musical comedy where for more tlmn a decade he was a star In such shows as "Sunny" with Marilyn Miller. "She's My Baby," and "As Thousands Cheer." Tu his forties, he became a movie star with "Laura." jffnA~ir he ranks amon; Ihr tup 2t Vi-office players, Iravinr far be- • '^•••^••••^M RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "BOMBA ON PANTHER ISLAND" wilh Johnny ShefTleM . News und Slwwt led Keiser's boys while Tom ami Tim Underwood had 11 and 13 points respectively for the Bulldogs. Girls Ciamc Po.s. Wilson . P .. (23) Campbell . F <m Bowen . F (10) Price • O Byrd O . Traylor . Andrews Sfreele Juniors Defeat Kennett STEELE, Mo., p eb . ISi-Stecle';, junior boys defeated Kennett 40-21 in a first-round game of the Cooler Invitational Tournament in tin Cooler High School gym last night Funderburfc led the locals in poitu making with a total of 16 while Lalt paced Kennett with six. The lineups: Steele PCS. Kennett Cecil (8) F (.,, Mayc , P? 1 ™ <6 -> F (5) Jenkin; Fund'biirk (16) c m Lipse- Knight (5) ....G. Bates (5) G. Substitutions: Wright, George. „ „„._ wart. KennetU-Walpole and Pope. (0) La ...(2) Rea Steele — Dabbs, Hopper and Ste- REINFORCEMENTS—Mel Queen. ex-Yankee, tries again wit!, the Pittsburgh club, lie won 2't gumcs and 1«1 the American Association in earncd-rim average and six other departments High- priced Dun O'C'onnell, inset, 20, is expected to solve the 1-irates' third buse problem. Wonder Boys Continue Hot Pace in AIC Hie Associated Press Santa Clara Coach Resigns For Pitt Job SANTA CLARA. _/j. u r G> .". ol ". L *"" c W'-The resisnatlon of Len Casa- Boston Co//ege Back In Good Graces of 1IEDFORD, Mas;., Fob. 15. (API- Boston College, one el the seven member colleges that escaped expulsion from the NCAA for violations of its "sanity code" today was back iii that organization's good graces and eligible to compete in all of its championships. Tiie Eagles 1 return to good standings was announced by Clarence P. Houston of Tufts College, chairman of the NCAA "sanity code" Compliance Committee. Substitutes: Keiser—Brocfc, .^..u,, Waltrip; Wilson— Brinklcy, Vaughn,- Grcenwell. •Also played forward. Boys Game Keiser Pos. Wilson Kennedy (5) ..p.. (in T. U'wood Childs (3) .... F. (!) n. Woodynrrt face (3) c 18) Forrester Bullion (9) ... G (4) Mooring Mobley G. (13) Tim U'wood Substitutes: Keiser—Parish, .Music, Mason. Butler; Wilson — Deer (7), Gnrrett (2). Boyles (1). Mtm- cey <4>, E. Woodyard (2), E. Webb. Jail Population Up CHICAGO The "guest list" at the Cook County (Chicago) jail was larger in 1946 than any other postwar year. The average daily population was 1,158 On Nov 2 there were 1.280 prisoners on hand, the greatest number .since Ihe prohibition era. Commenting on the apparent popularity 'or the place. Warden Chester Fordncy said: "i have a fine jail." hind liim heroes. "Mr. Belvedere Goes to College" is one of the studio',-, top moncy- msking pictures of alt time. Clifton's eyes went back lo the painting of himself. Pregnant Wildcat Gives Sheriff New Problem LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (API — "The case of the pregnant wildcat" has been added to the problems facing the sheriff's office. Mrs. H. w. Comslock of Rivera wrote: "There Is a wildcat that slays around here and she is going to have kittens. We have called the county pound and they say they will cornc and get it if we have it in a box. None of us can catch it so llicy NEW ,Km Opens IVcck IMrs 7:00 p.m Maliuee Salurdaj i Sundays Alat.-Smi 1 p.m Com Shiming Manila, Ark. Rood many bobby-sox Ihe only news about an Arkansas Tech basketball game is the. score by which the Wonder Boys win. They turned back State Teachers, 65-57, last night to run their AIC- leading record to 14 triumphs and no losses and their season mark to 17-1. The victory was a little out of ••••"••"* "«<m.-i «v the ordinary, however, in that hometown, when Teachers College is third in Ihe title race and was accorded an ouisido chance of catching Die Wonder Boys. It doesn't look like the Bears can do it now. Only a minor miracle can keep Tech from winning the crown. The Wonder Boys have six league games left to play. They must meet Teachers and second-place Arkansas-St.lte again, but Ihe olher toes tire from farther down the standings—O-.-arks, Arkansas College, Henderson and Arkansas A & M. Big Deward (Swish) Dopson was the man for Tech again. He dropped in 25 points. He was pressed, however, by Teachers' Tommy Taylor who netted 21. Another high-scoring center Bill Yales, led Hendrix to n 53-47 conquest of Arkansas College by meshing 25 points. The Warriors led all the way, most of the lime by a very comfortable margin. Tonight is on oi7 night for the AIC teams. Tomorrow night's card sends Magnolia A £s M to Arkansas College and Little Rock Junior College to Ouachila. will not come for It. Is there any way ive can have it t:ifccn from our icighborhood before we have more nldcats?" Wednesday & Thursday "ANNA LUCASTA" nil I, I'aiilclte CiHld.iTd Also Shor(j ARiyi PITCHES* DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATON S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BtDG. BLYTHEVIUE ARK nova as heiid football coach of Santa Clara University was accepted last night at a stormy session of the board of athlelic control. Casanova, quit, presumably, lo become head coach at the Unlvcrsilv of Pittsburgh. J Casanova was attending a lesli- nionlnl dinner at Redwood City, his the resignation was acceplcd. He had no immediate comment. The Rev. Wllford II. Crowley chairman of the Sailla Clara boaui of athletic control said the nctlor was lakpn "wilh regret." lie added: "We wish Coach Crtsaum-a con- tiniied success in any coaching job he will Uike." There was healed discussion al the board meeting last night in effort to retain'tlie coach, it was reported. Early Ilils- month the Santa Clara conch talked with Pitt officials in- chiding Athletic Director Ton Hamilton, Casanova's wartime nav) commander. On his return west Casanova announced he had beer offered the post vacated by Mike Millijran. Casanova had two.years to gn or his $10.000 a yenf contract at Silntn Clara. It is understood 'he will gel more than S15.000 a year at Pitt 01 a four-year conlract. NCAA's District 5 Race Gets Tight Three-Way Ties in Missouri Valley and Big Seven Leagues NEW VORK. Feb. 15— Wj—A hammer-and-tong light is shaping up to determine the District Five representative in next month's N OAA basketball playoffs. The ntsirict Five nod usually goes to Ihe winner of a playoff leu-een the ii| e Seven and Missouri /alley conference. Both these conferences arc having tup-and-tuck rac.s. it Js possible each may require a playoff to determine the participants in the playoff for the NCAA bid. Kansas Stale whipped Kansas, 55 lo SO, last night to go into a triple lie for first in the liig Seven with Nebraska and Colorado. At the Mime lime St. Louis whipped Wii:h- il». 111-54. and ticil Hrndley for the lead In the Missouri Vallev. His Clyde Lovelellc lossed In 20 points for Kansas, but It, wasn't enough to offset K-Slale's balanced Hack. North Carolina State, ranked eighth In this week's Associated Press poll, turned the table on Duke, cs-50. In the Southern Conference. Duke had upset N.c. State early in the season. Cunlslus Wins Canisius and DePaul won in n Cleveland twin hill, canlslus came from behind to brat Akron, 14-11 In overtime. DcPuul likewise overcame an 11-polnl handicap to trip John Carroll, o:!-55. Michigan State registered the surprise of the night, winner of only two previous games the Spartans upset Detroit. 57-54, behind Bill Rapcsak's 20-poinl spree. Oregon State .snapped Idaho's three-game winning streaw In the northern division of the Pacific Coast Conference, 4R-44. Kevin O'Sheti set a new Notre Darne three-year scoring mark of 188 points a s he tallied 12 points in Notre Dame's 67-GO victory over Chicago Loyolla. Syracuse chalked up its :i50th triumph under! coach Lew Andreas by trouncing MYU, (11-19. 'Who Happen' to No. 3? CHICAGO (AP)—John Rainouc who likes to Juggle in his spare time, tossed three dinner plates intc the air. He deftly caught No. 1 in out hand and No. .2 fn the other. Tin No. 3 dish landed on his forehead After the wound was closed will: Jim Thorpe Back In Pro Football CHICAGO, Fel). 15 —Oil— Jim Thorix! Is back in professional football and the champion Philadelphia Eagles have got him. Jim and his wife, Pnlrlcia, re- veiilcd last nlnlit that Thorpe named the greatest athlete of the past half-century in an Associated Press poll, will hook up will) Die Eagles in a public relations role. Thorpe, now 61, smiled In agreement as Ills wife explained Jim's projected job with Hie champions of Ihe National Football League, now merged with the All-America Conference. "Jim will get back In uniform," Mrs. Thorpe said. "One of his duties will be to give exhibitions of kicking." She said Dial other nssignmenls await Thorpe from James Clark, general-manager of the Eagles, "but he starts wilh the team right away." Mrs. Thorpe said the former terror of pro football when the game was rough, lough and low-paying, would appear nitll the Eagles fnr thetr game with the college all- stars at Soldier Field here next August. three stitches, he commented: "Well. It always worked with rubber balls." New Studebaker ideas pay off in big savings for truck owners! See for yourself whot Studcboker hos don 1° give these trucks a new kind of pulling power, stoying power, earning powerl See the new way thai Studebaker rein- rorc«t a truck from.-.wi^ a rigi(J( rugged/ twitt-reittting K-memb.r up front! See Ihe Sludchoker cob of new roomine**, visibility and comfort! New tow floor- new enclosed safely ilepi! New "lift-lhe- hoad" accassibilifty! Stop in and check up on rhete money- laving new Studebaker rruckt today I .-.-. .......„„ ^-rn,mo«r up fron ,, , aving new Studebaker truck, todoyl CHAMBLIN SALES COMPANY HOME AGAIN BEN — 13en HoKiin ''i"'l Ihe missus. Valeric, return to '.heir Fort Worth home :ifter the bantam golfer's amci/.- iiiK comchiick in the I.os An- Kflcs Open. Slogan hnd to bo carried across Ibis snme station platform lusl April, nftcr weeks in an El I'eiso hospital following his near-fnlal nulo nccidcnt. College Cage Results Ky The Associated I'resn Syracuse 61, New York Unlv 4!) North Carolina Slale 68. Duke' 5C Kansas Stale 55, Kansas 50 Michigan Stale 57. Detroit 54 Canisius 74, Akron 71 (overtime Notre Dame G7, Chicago Loyola 61 Depaul C3, John Carroll 55 Mlfsouri Valley 63, William jew. ell 40 St. Louis 61, Wichita .VI Maryvillc (MO) 50. 47 Baker (Kas) 65, College of Em Doria 45 Southwestern (Kasl 50. Emporlr Friends (Kas) 71, Kansas Centra 54 Kansas Wesleyan 68, McPhcrson Central Missouri 3B, Soilthwesi Missouri 36 Washington (St. I,ouls) 4B, Mis sourl Mines 30 Arkansas Tech 63, Arkansas state 1'clirs 57 Hcndrlx 53, Arkansas College 47 Oregon Stale 1H, Idnho 44 Montana State 60, Colorad. Mines 41 Loss Is Season's Ninth for Tribe Squaws Drop 16th Tilt of Year, 44-23, To Mohawk Sextet Blythevllle-s piling ChickHsaws dropped their ninth game of the season last nh'ht and their third in i row bowing to (he Mohawks of I'hjgoll 51-38 in PJggotl. And the Squaws, too. were defeated. Coach Donna Johnson's sex- let was dcnll Its 16th consecutive loss, a 4<-23 setback, by the PiggoU Slrls. The Chicks trailed all the way and were never In the game 'until the closing miimte.s of the final quarter when they pulled to within six points of I he Mohawks. But aflcr official Intermission Plggott started hitting from all angles and pulled away fast. ' Hurry Loads Chicks Jim nerry asain led the Chicks' scorlrui with 13 points, mostly on bounds. But tlvU wasn't quite good enough Cor W : Hlaim, Pi M otl center who tallied 21 points to lead both tc.irns. Charles Ray wise was runner-up for the Chicks with 10 points and Parian scored 11 for the Mohawks 'Hie Squaws were behind all the way nnd never seriously threatened PICKotl's lead. They counted only two polris In the first quarter mid seven hi the second but scored- 11 In the third. Dovle Storey led the Blytheville sextet In scoring with 11 points and Payne and Gridcr paced Piggott with 15 each. Girls' Game Plggoll Pos. Blythevllle P Bunch i V... (10) Phillips .I....P. (2) Williamson O Button O Fowler O O'Dell Substitutions: PiBgott—I.ack (8) Austin (2) and Mowery (1). Blylhe- vlllc—Storey (11), Hopper, Hipp, Jones, Miller and Tecllock. Buys' Game Rio DC Janeiro. In English, means River of January. Burn (3) Glider (15) Payne (15) HenCro Hawkins ... Peters Piggolt nocticr <8> Underwood (8) Williams (21) M »se <3> p <"l«" (ID Pos. .. O. Blythevlll* ... (4) Sllres .. (10) WIs. (13) J. Berry <4) B. Berry (3) Drok. ..... . ... ro. Substitutions: Piggott— u. Underwood. Biytheville — Burnham (4) Crafton. Bauer Sisters Continue Pace at Palm Beach PALM BEACH, Pin., Feb. 15. (AP) —The Bauer sisters from Midland, Tex., and their partners continued to set the pace In the I5lh annual Everglades Club mixed foursome* BOlf tournament today. Marlcne Bauer, who'll be IB year* old tomorrow, nnd Reginald Boardman of Palm Beach yesterday managed a i-iip victory over Ruth Woodward of Falls River, Mass., and W. A. Pagan, West Palm Beacru Alice Bauer, 2, and Clarke Hardwicke ol Bel-Air, Calif., defeated Jean Dobbin of Norwood, Mo., and H. R. Ring of Boston, Mass., 7 and 6. Both teams play second round matches today. Say "Aspen" to a skier and he'll, try a "gel- niulcsprung" on the spot! Thousands go to Aspen, Colo, to enjoy "skiing at its best"! Whiskey at rts^esfr Hill and Hill will not make you an expert skier but it will treat you to a smooth drink! Tonight, enjoy Ihe superb Kentucky flavor of Hill and Hill! 86 PROOF • 6S% CHAIN NEUmi SNOTS MeKesson A Robtiins. Inc. - Exclusive lUslribulors - Ullle Rock SHEET METAL WORK—— OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up (o 1/4 inch thickness, Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Rrnadway : Phone 26J1

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