The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1952 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Saturday, November 29, 1952
Page:
Page 5
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 5 article text (OCR)

•ATCTttAT, WOT. », tMt Bryant Warmat h, Whitworth Considered for Arkansas Job (ARK.)- CODWBR NZWB for • ne w Un ' v ersi That was the picture printed to day by Athletic Director John 'We haven't «ven gone over all •* the applications," Barnhill, reported. '-.. ' Checking applications may prove » waste of time. Sources close to the situation, who declined to 6e V quoted, said the committee. Is. cer- ™\tain to recommend to Ihe board of trustees that a "name" coach .be •ppotnted. No such widely recog- »!zed coach has made a formal application ,and apparently the University will have to take the Initiative In negotiations with this type of mentor. . : j ' : . .There's Frosty ^ Though they reportedly total about \S< the only known applicant's for the position are Forrest W. irmly) England of. Arkansas state College, and Cecil Isbell, the former passing star of th« Oreen Bay Packers. • •. • : . • IndJeitlonj are that Paul (Bear) Bryant, now under'a long term con 1 tract at the University of Kentucky, etill Is the No. 1 man of the Unl^ vcrslty list and that the conimltlee probably won't look elsewhere unless and until Bryant says definitely h« will not return to his native Arkansas. ; Deadline: Dee. 6 Bryant probably won't give a definite answer until after Dec. 6,' when.his Kentucky team will close the 1952 season. : " : Next to Bryant It Is believed that the - preferences now are Murry Warmath of Mississippi State and . J. B. Whitworth of Oklahoma A&M. •• BarnhlH tins removed himself • .from the speculation. He said he has •*.'/io Intentions of returning to the •caching position he gave'up to become athletic director three years •go.;, '..'.."... . , Canny, Roberts To Test Power Of Kawalskis In a special Texas rules match, Bill Canny'and Red Roberts will try to crack the power of the Kawalski brothers Monday, night in the -American Legion's weekly wrestling pro, gram. . • * Prompter Mike Meroney brought In -two: of the roughest operatives on the circuit in an attempt to break the spell :.6t the Kawateki's, Ivan and Karl. . .' . .The 'two Kawals'ki's'never have really been defeated here. .They have lost some matches, but on a ruling of the referee. Heretofore, they have been too rough for their opponents. But Canny and Roberts can be Just as tough u the next pair. The Texas rules angle'Is that under these rules, Just about anything ices . : ; . which will make the ref- •ree's Uisk a little easier. ...... Promoter Mike Meroney has said 'that he's bringing a special referee into town for the match. He did not disclose identity of this referee. ' In the preliminaries,; Canny will meet Karl • KnwaJskl and Roberts *M _ take on Ivan. These will be one-fall matches. -The' tag affair will be best two of three falls with a SO-minute time limit. ' Sports Roundup— How Will Fix Scandal Affectl 95 3 Basketball? . . , By GAYUC TALBOT NEW YORK <AP) - The basketball season Is upon >u again, mat« and we have been asked if it Is true that the sport b in a bad way from the series of "dumping" scandals and other.aborted malfeasances that have kept It up in the crime news/along with arson and multiple bin my, during the past few years. • .»:,•. • ..'.... "Will people continue to pay to see it after all Ihls bad publicity?" we are nsked. "Don't you feel that Ihls is the crllfcai season for the game, when it might start sliding back to the status of the very minor sport it was before Ned Irish put on his first program in Madison Square Garden In the early 30s?" We have passed on the questions to a number of men who know a great-deal more about, basketball than we ever Intend to. and their answer is a vigorous "no" on each is Admission To Mercy Bowl: One Pint TOREKA. Calif, (ff)—The Humboldt Times, In * «tory today by Bports Editor Al Tostado, proposes • '^fercy Bowl" football game. New Year's Bay,, between Michigan State Oklahoma with the admission established as a donation of " a pint ef blood "For The Boys In Kor««." • • . Th« rtory «uwn<*<l e*pen»e« for th« t«*m» b« handled by the alumni •asoclatloni ol the respective schools Tith the ,»tadlum to be determined by agreement. Sport« Editor . Tostado expressed •*M«f conferencfl regulations pro- hlbttlnt; post-seajon games might ^b* modltted In view of the worthy cause to which th« proposed contest would be dedicated. The Big seven conference,.of which Oklahoma Is a member, bans bowl games. Michigan State, undefeated this season and the nation's No. 1 team In the » Associated Press polls to date, will b«om» a full time football playing member of the Big Ten next year. The Btg Ten conference discourages -port'Mason gridiron appearances of tt» membership except In the case of th« Rose Bowl. count. They claim the 'game much (oo big, too solidly en- trenched.In the country of its birth and much of the rest of the tt-orld to be seriously hurt by Its recent misfortunes. ( The garden has a'fine schedule of attractions booked for the winter, they point out, even If such former standouts as Kentucky, Long Island u., Bradley, Okla- homn-Aggies and CCNY will be missinsf. They predict confidently that the crowd's will average jubt about as large as in other years. .'That Is only: a small part of the overall picture, though," one of our experts commented. "Since the Garden made. basketball big stuff and showed the kind of money there was in it,. schools all over the country have built huge, expensive field , houses and advanced basketball to a status only just behind that of football. They no longer need fo : cbme to the Garden to make big money. "As for the. fans who love has keiball staying'away Just because a few boy« were caught shaving points for money, you can forget it. Did baseball [old up after the Black Sox scandal? All that, did was awaken baseball to the fact that It had a problem on its hands and this has done the same for basketball. They Know Now "The banishment of the Black Sox had its eflect upon every baseball player who has com* along since. It's hard for a stranger to get the time bt day from one of them. From here on it's going to be much the same with the basket- bailers. I sincerely doubt that you'll ever again hear of a college player accepting a bribe." In view of the amount of bribing (hat seems to have gone on at the height of the practice a few seasons back, this would appear.to be a most optimistic prediction, but the .man could be close to right The boys who succumbed to the gamblers' originally'did not feel, upon their word,' that they were doing anything very wrong In, riierely adjusting . the score to fit the point spread It was only later, after they were hooked,-that some of them actually took to throwing games. The players you will see out there this winter know the.facts of life. Basketball Schedules for Luxpra Junior, Senior Teams Announced LUXOR A — Coach Charles' Johnson, assisted by, Commercial Teacher f Jerry Haley, with ten days, of concentrated drills behind them, send four Luyora basketball teams into action next week to begin the annual rouridball season. ^ Lujfora senior cngers befln an 18 game slate Tuesday at Dell, both boys and girls, plus a showing In the Osceola Invitational Tourney. No new schools have been added to this year's schedule. The seniors face eight Mississippi County schools on a home . and home. basis, plus single games with two others. Meanwhile, the Junior teams engage In a ]2 game schedule, opening at Armorel Monday night, and then play host to an Invitational affair of eight Mississippi County teams for four nights- beginning Wednesday, before resuming their seasonal play. : - . . The Pantherettes. : paced again this year by all-district ace forward, Fannie Lou Cockrell. are expected to be among the top county contenders, featuring a strong scoring attack, but somewhat weaker than past slots due' .seasons In the lack of height. Jan. Cooter Wins Then Loses COOTER - The girls basketball team of Cooter High School won Its •econd game .this week.' defeating Bragg City, S5-M. ' I Next week, Cooter will. rwrtic!- \ptte In the Invitation*) tournament at Steel*. , : Horover, footer's boys', squad fared |ess well, losing to Bragg city 55 to -44. Next home game for the two teams is scheduled for Dec. t when Oosnell will lnv«d«. • Amateur Athletic Union contribution, to the-1952 U.S. Olympic Fund totaled S278.43559. The AAU guard u™ wwe BV t^iuK tn neignt. : ^ The Panthers, who have In past seasoni relied on a tight jone defense and a modified fast break attack, are expected to go »ll-out for the fast type play this season. Senior Schedule » Dell ...-': Thjf, > Osceola There J* Do" Here IS Missco Here 11 -20 Osceola Invitational Tourney 1 Burdette There 9 Shawne* -f There » Oosnell Here W Dyeas , Here II Manila There JO Shawne* Here a Osceol* There 27 Wilson -. ,Hcre 30 Missco There J Manila Here 6 Dyesa There 10 Oosnell There 15 Armorel ' Here '17 Burdette Here Junior Schedule Armorel There I I.UXOM Invitational Tourney Osceola There Armorel , Here Feb. Dee. Jan/ 5 8-, ,"' 22 26 29 Feb. 2 3 12 Burdette Dell . Wilson. ,, , Burdette Dell Osceola Leachville LeachvUle Wilson • Here There , Here There Here Here There Here There Luxora Junior Cage Pairings Are Released L0XORA — Pairings In Luxora'a Junior Invitatlopal basketball tournament (Dec. 3-6) were released today. .. • The tournament gets underway on Wednesday when Missco and Osceola's girls meet at g p.m. ' Dyess and Missco boys clash at 7:00, Dyess and Burdette'girls »t 8:00 and Burdette and Luxora boys at 9:00 Reiser °and v Armorel. Girls .start their first round play Thursday »t 8 p.m. and are followed on the hour by Kelser and Wilson - boys, Wilson and Uixora girls and Armorel. and Osceola boys. Semifinals will be run off Friday beginning «t « o'clock and finals will be played Saturday night, the first game starting at 7. Dewey stotte and Jack Trammel are slated to be referees.' The University of Te»«« 181 points in lt« first wven football games .this season. That's Juit me less than the 1951 t*»m nt*d« to t fun Kason. UPSET STOMACH TonTI feel better quick whn W Uk< BIZ-PEP Mnk Mta- t«r*. Trail ke feHghted wHk »h« fwrt relief rrm h«»rt- *«r», nine*. »n4 «htm> ca«e< kj *T«T-«mttni *mt drlnklnc. Gmantntee* to ro>- 'ptete'b wthfy w m DMMT BIZ-PEP PAGE JTTS --- —.-..« kii^ikj, *M(n Nicnoloffi fnV'<5^r,1v,Vr""r-"i : i' ; ' ~" ! w . ach ' or Passes thrown by Jim Sears for Southern California against Wisconsin in the Pasadena Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. (NEA) TheszWouldHaveBeen Great Champ in Any Era MURRAY OLDERMAN NEA Staff Correspondent NEW YORK - (NEA) _ Ed Lewis, wrestling's contribution to the fables of the GoMen '20s, turned prophet after a routine workout in a St. Louis Gymnasium some 18 vpara atjn years ago. "A black-haired Greek kid Just asked me to .teach him a few tricks," said the Strangler to. his good friend, .veteran sports editor Ed Wray. ''He's thin and awkward and not very strong/Doesn't know too much. But some day this kid's going to be champion of the world." Tod ay'Lou Thesz'Is. He matured to a robust, agile 233-pounder. Wrestling champs are as prolific as panel programs, but.'Thesz is the undisputed best, in an era of freaks, perfumed, and marcelled groaners and halr-clutchers. Louis one of the few who plays It fairly 'straight; l.ike Verne Gagne ol Minneapolis. Ironically, Thesz and Gagne sre probably one-two in tJie profession. tf'Lou -could have-wrestled -'.with anybody—the ': • Catches and the Hackenschmidts, Stanislaus Zbys- zkb, 'even the old Strangler," says his manager, who turns out to be no less an authority than discoverer Lewis himself. Show Must Go On "Wrestling's Just like iny , other game in that to be successful you've still got to win," says Gagne. "only you've got to do it in a colorful < way." \ 1 That wrestling has color li best attributed to by the'jammed crowd i for a recent Thesz head liner at' Madison Square Garden. The 18,- j 000-plus more than doubled • the combined'turnouts of the previous' two boxing cards In the Garden. . • ."Wrestling has been severely criticized, and In many cases'rightfully so," admits Lewis,' "but you can't deny Its' success. ... . | "It hae a conscience. It's kept the hoodlums and gamblers out. (Note: there may not be an impulse to wager on an alleged sure thing). "It : filso • has a soul. During Thanksgiving week, members of the National Wrestling Alliance gave 25 per cent of their gross receipts to Leader Dogs for the Blind of Rochester, Mich." Lou Thesz, an affable, intelligent gent outside the ring with a meek lisp, Is a distinguished breeder of show dogs In St. Louis. Blytheville Soph ^ On State Team JONESBORO — Ivan Crawford, 6-2 forward from Blytheville, Is one n= ru,um i«jims oui^-wiu oe of 24 basketball hopefuls vicing for ited one "Lack of exnerlpnri* ° ' a position on the Arkansas ut A -former prep basketball player in Flint^ Mich., Crawford Is praised by Coach John Rauth for his accurate shooting and aggressiveness In Nicholson Sets Forth His Views On Blytheville Athletic Program School. ThU report,, Mr». NlchoUon Mid. Is the re«u|t of questions asked by f«m regarding the Khool'i athletic activities >nd its as«oclMlon with the Ark.iuai Athletic Association. Hit complete statement follow*.' Comment* and lnq,ulrlf* which have come from Inlerested citizens from (Ime to lime and particularly in recent days prompt me to make this public statement, giving the specific lourcet ot revenue* which go Into the Blytheviil* Athletic mind, and also giving the channel's and purposes thrgush which and for which these revenuei are disbursed. Receipts Revenue receipts which jo Into the B.H.s. Athletic Fund come from (he following sources; 1. Sale of season tickets and reserved seats; 2. Gale receipts—general- ndmls SLOEIS; 3. Guarantees paid by other schools for games played away from home. Another source of revenue which goes Into the operation of the athletic- program, but hot Into or through the B.M.S, Athletic Fund, te the school district revenue. Disbursements The B.H.S. Athletic Fund is used to pay for: 1. Travel expenses, of teams, coaches, and scoills. etc; 2. The expenses of staging a game at home, such as printing of tick- els, Hghls, olflcBls," ticket .seller, guards, etc.; 3. Guarantees to visiting teams; 4. The purchase and maintenance of all competitive athletic equipment; 5. First aid, hospital and doctor's bills for injuries sustained by player: 6. Five per cent ot gross receipts to the band. with the fallowing clause Included; "P«rty of the Second P»rt (the teacher) 'agrees to accept no bonus or other form of gratuity from outside sources In connection with his services ai t«cher and coach." No Other Source* Tha above »r« legitimate and authorized sources of revenue. Any school who accepts money for ath- . .. • 'TV •*-• >»»«> inc Mfciiitilus, lellc purposes from ; Individuals, tween ten and committees, .groups, or clubs mayi and In a majority of cases docs. Jeopardize its good standing among Its neighbor schools, and may even b« penalized to the extent of suspension under the Constitution and byl»w« of the Arkansas Athletic Association, depending upon the'na- ture and use made of money received from such sources. The Arkansas Athletic Association Is an organlzailon of the public and private schools of the state The personal membership consists of the administrators and coaches of the member schools. The Constitution and "Bylaws of Ihe Association represent the thinking and convictions ot the majority membersrlp. These rules and regulations are the product of a high degiee of Intelligence, and of years of experience In dealing with athletic problems. The theme and purpose of the whole organizational effort Is to safeguard, encourage, and develop the abilities and the character of the students who attend these schools. If these rules and regulations appear to be unduly restrictive and harsh, one needs only to recall the findings fo the Kefauver Investigation and the exposure of scandals in college athletics To find "the WHY. 1 Our high school athletics are not . *<*i, ««,.u. immune from exposure 'to such School district and state revenues scandals. The superintendents of which mnkc up the Teacher Salary schools »nd coaches In Arkansas •we a greater concern^ than anyone chc. unless It be parents and ministers of the Gospel, for the sound and wholesome educational development ot our youth. Past experiences of honest and •onsclcntlous administrators and Fund are used to pay the-salaries of coaches. All coaches are required by.law to hold a valid teacher's license,*and hence have their'salaries paid'out of the Teacher Salary Fund. All members of the BlythcUlle coaching staff'hsve signed a contract at the forward slot. He Is a sophomore. The.1952-53 Indians will be • comparatively inexperienced team but^as Raulh points out^-wlll be a splr- be readily offset by the keen de thus far." he i ^ ' jouiiiwi iceis ine welnEt of th*» r* Stale pla^ 32 games In sponsibllity Vhtch Ls his in carry CrtV» onninnHiln,* n ^ ~, I I _- ', ^. ...o III u.llly- regular season competition, a dozen at home.and :t«n nwaj'. You Can Now Buy ICE GOLD BEER TO TAKE HOME! No Increase in PrictI Grlesedieck — 24 t*M 4.10 Badw«i»«r — 24 exit* 4.35 Goldcrest 51 — 24 cans 4.10 FaJstaff — 24 cans 4.10 PHILIP APPLEBAOM UQUOR STORE 110 So. 5lh Pho, 964T Adult* 60c—Children 15« BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA »W,R|STLING Special Tag Match SPECIAL REFEREE 90 Minute Time Limit. Best. 2 Out of 3 Falli Bill Canny & Red Roberts .vs. . • The Famous Kawalski Bros. AIM 2 1-Fa 11 Match,. SO Min. Time Limit C«i»nV v«. K. Kawalski Roberts vs. I. Kawalskf for the COURIER NEWS n Osceola, call BILLY BEALE, 567-M Announcing Our New Location: DELL ARKANSAS Main Street — Taylor Freeman Building DM to tfc« rerr HIM mpoiue it nr i.to wlTerthKment, w* *»T« *eeMed to continue in ,«„ mr Up p,,^ Hnt , tf „„.. chu4tM at toler lereL SEE US FO« TOUR PAINT NEEDS I 100 White House Paint . . Gal 4,25 Oil ROM Washable Flat Wall Paint. .Gal. 2,65 Semi-Gloss Enamel ..... .... . ....... Gdl. 3.85 Gloss Enamel ............ =.-.,. ,.i.,.,. . .Gal. 4.55 Floor * Deck Enamel. . .....,..„. , . ! Gal. 4.20 Rubber BOM Paint (pastel) . . ,,.,.,. Gal, 3.75 Rubber BOM Paint (deep tones) ____ Gal. 4,00 INTRODUCTORY OFFIR: Mill Ran External House Paint. $1 AA GRAY........ ...... ... PerGi ,,. 1.00 Fr«« Delivery to BlytheTllk Each Afternoon We tmcwdKltt..!!? runnle* MT p.t«* •• •« «t««l •" "«T »»T I* any Nationally A«- «ru«rt>r»n<. tan wrtno remit from the tllratrutlo. wknMn *n* ratall store pronU. irUI MARTIN TRENKLE, INC Phone Dell 2881 (After 4 p.m. Call Blytheville 2284) Actoanta Accepted When Credit Is Accepted) coaches have convinced them that the unswerving and unflinching observance ot such rules and regulations Is the only way to safeguard our athletics and those who participate In them from 'the temptation to sell their birthright of self-respect and honor for a mess of pottage in the form of iinde- fn- Istrator feels the welhgt of the Ing forward program. « worthwhile school All school te»chers who hav« th» proper concept and attitude toward their.responsibilities ai teacher* are concerned with the education of the whole • child, including that* who are not, nlhletlcilly minded and not athletically fit. . ' PwcrnUre Cite* And all this ado about compett- t|ve athletics, in which only, be- the total enrolment, approxlm»t«l ly 1000, In Junlpr and Senior Hlrh School take part! Worthy of note In th« actioni of so many patrons of public education Is the enthusiasm for »th- Ictlcs. snd the apathy toward English, for example, > skill u»«d and needed is lohg as one lives. Our tasks as leichen can >nd t 1 become lighter" and even welcome when «-e have (he assurance of the smypathy and confidence o< the patrons and citizens of th» community we serve. The exercise of our highly cherished and much boasted Amerlon right of freedom o! speech and freedom of expression has sometimes produced painful and even dangerous consequences when indulged In without a due sense ' of responsibility for such and without due regard for the rlghti and Integrity of others. Recent • events concerning the athletic situation in Arkansas bring to mind the lines of Aleiuinder Pope: "Fooh rush In where angeli few to tread" and "A little learning Is a dangeroui tiling!" Sudbury Honored At Y Supper The Suribury football team vu honored last night when players and coaches or the Y's grade school- football league met for their an- nunl spaghetti supper. . Co-captains Bobby Westbrook and • Freddy While accepted ths trophy symbolizing the league championship. Sudbury is coached by Robert Birmingham. . • About 40 boys attended th» tap. per, which was climaxed by »n all- cartoon film. Barefoot Boy DAYTON, O, - (NIA> —' Dl* Mly.ita, -235-pound sophom«re ,4*. fenslve tackle, kicks polnU-iftcr- touchdown for Dayton buvteotcd. Read Courier Newt OUuxiftod **«. 100 YEARS 100 YEARS ANNIVERSARY SALE We Are Out to Sell 30 . NEW STUDEBAKERS In 30 Days! Prices Start as Low as $1895 al- To da this, we'll give you the highest trade-in lowance ever offered on your car. IV« have in stock forjmmediate delivery a good su of Sludebaker Champions and Commander V-8'B 120 Horsepower, the Miracle Ride Car. 2-Doors, 4- Doors, 5 Passengers and Hard Top Slarliners. WE MEAN BUSINESS! ' Payments as low as $50 PER ^^ MONTH A Nice Selection of Used Automobiles £ Tracks — Favors For The Children CHAMBLIN SALES Co. "Your Friendly Studebaker Dealer" 2 Big Lots at Ash & Railroad Open Saturday Nite 'Til 9 Phon. 6888 Beautiful New Brick Home t»e»»«4 S»5 F.. FanJIn. I bedrooms, one and DTK half tfle bath* kiwtty t*nt 4«n, large living room, dining room, Dehiie Crtnrrm «neh«». Brmcwar, atUehed ftrtft and «l«r» n>«». t ' with ItlgUalr* Air Cvndltloner, centr.l Lranox hnUnc Steel lUrn who. Lot IM-s'.llS. Priw thh I ntm honsc Mid b«th at «J E. _ N»t«r»l gas he»(, attic fan, Vn.m.1 Genera KltchML Lwf* G »"S e »"* >*»" room, large Undx*»ei M. SM or Call JOHNNY MARR Phone 41 11 '• Res. fhenc 2594

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page