The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1939 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX Trains, Buses, Planes To Carry Confident Tennessee Fans KNOXVILLE, . Tenn. (UP) — A virtual air armada carrying Tennessee Volunteer supporters will leave here tfew Year's Eve for tos Angeles. Persons \vho won't Imvc more than three or four days crT from (heir work and refuse to miss seeing the mighty Vols (angle with the, University of Southern California Trojans were making plans lo fly out to the West Coast long before Tennessee «'.is Invited— for the first time— lo play In (he Rcse Bowl. • The alumni are excited -.and literally hundreds of inquiries arc being lodged with local airline offices about the flight.. Reservations on ships making the regular flights were booked solid two months before the football season ended. Planes Arc Chartered So now there's a demand for chartered planes. Planes nrc being contracted for within minutes after they are offered for service. But the airlines aren't getting nil of the business. Bus lines are likely to be forced io run special buses. The rail lines between here and Pasadena also will carry their !oad as special train after special train begins to roll. The plans of Volunteer supporters- to make the trip dates all the way back to last year, when everyone was so sure that Tennessee would be invited to represent the East, only to receive H jolt worse thiui a defeat from a second-rate school would have delivered. Tliis year Knoxvlllciles were determined fo see the Vols in the Rose Bowl. Gov. Prentice Cooper went so far as to deliver this statement to all opponents on the Tennessee schedule: "I don't want any of you gentlemen upsetting Tennessee. I want the Vols lo go to the Hose Bowl, anfl I want them." to go Confidence Never Shaken Lesser state officials also began making plans when they saw that ' Tennessee was just as much a fire-ball as .last year. Everybody reasoned, that .the Rose Bowl couldn't overlook the Vols it they .finished the season without being defeated, as they did last year. With the Volunteers through the season unscorod on, after bentiug Auburn, 7-0, Knoxville didn't even miss sleep to learn who would be invited that night to represent the EasU The inhabitants retired as usual that Saturday night, and when they saw banner lines in Sunday morning newspapers declaring the Vols. had ben invited to the Rose Bowl they were not surprised. Family Goes Hunting, Watch For All Nine BIDDEPORD, Me. (UP)—Apparently the motto of the Slnckpolc family is "don't trust a stranger." When nine members of the family went hunting In woods near here, they posted the area with signs reading: "Don't shoot-it may be a Stackpole." Hayli Girls Win, Cooler Boys Cop COOTER, Mo.—'Hie Cootcr Wildcats divided honors with the Hayti Indians on (he court here last night when the Hnyti girls won uy a score of 12-21, getting in (lie lead ever tlie Cooler girls after two of their main guards, Lawllei nnd Thomason fouled out. Dcweese ' of Hnyti captured the high point honors with 15 points. 'Ihe Cootcr boys won by a .score of 23-24 after a hard fought battle. At end of first quarter Cooler led by n score of 2-0 but in the second quarter Ifayti look a large lend over them only (o let Cooler D.ISS them in (he third quarter and in the last live minutes of tlie game several field gonls were BLYTHBVILLB, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Sjimeks Of Victory y h' n n u nriirun e H II || |/ U I II I HI r r I) 11 JI ll II I U F UI 1 r UUUI\ II L I LilLU Bronx Bombers Led League In Fielding With Mark .978 NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (Ui'l— The powerful Yankees were the fielding son. American .showed lodiiy. League uvcrif.cs led the the Chic many years. Jones of Cooler was high point man with 18 points even though he fouled out several ~ n "|' ninutcs before (lie game was over. He ivns the outstanding player of both teams for the night. Ccoter ins the best boys team they have :iad in ninny years and are look- ng forward to bringing home high honors this year. 1938 Today's Sport Parade By HENRY McLEMOKE EDITOR'S NOTE: Once a year, the renders of .this column arc treated to a masterpiece. Because | once a year, Clarence Buddlng- ton Keilaud does my column. Hud Is America's greatest host. When you cross the threshold of his home there Is no such thing as care. (Signed) Henry KcLemore. The Yanks made only 120 cnois In double plays the Ynnks, with 159. were scccml lo the Washington Senators, who made 107. The league fielding .showed a decline of two points from .911 in 1938 lo .009. Detroit, the fielding lender In 1938. dropped from 910 to .8S7 for sixth place. The Yankees also . contributed four players to the all-slnr defen slvu team — Shortstop Croscltl , Catcher Dickey and Outflclilin, L Selkirk nnd UlMagglo. The all-star fielding team, composed of players T1 >c lucky Iron oi Sammy Snend who participated In 100 or more of White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. games, and percentages follows: (gets it great big smack after Bneac Browns, i won t' lc recent $10,000 liy Clarence PHOENIX, liiiihUiiglon Kclland Dec. 21. Now that the season is here when sports writers go balmy ns a crum- ,)cl and pick AU-Amcrlcnn (ootball learns, All-American flops, AII- Americnn crap shooters, horseshoe pitchers and goat-getters. I would like to pick, with discrimination and expert knowledge, an All- Aincrlcnn team of Guests. I hnve unusual facilities for The mo*t appreciated gift you could tend him. studying tills Jorm'of athlete because my plate is a sort of cross between a norj-paylng dude ranch, a non-paying parking space and a non-paying cafeterln with meals at all hours. I love guesUs. 1 am gregarious. For captain, n.uartc,rbnck and signal caller I unhesitatingly put Hie finger upon Henry McLcmore, itinerant proprietor of tills column, He is In his senior year as a guest. He is especially good at, picking unhandy times to arrive. Unerringly he puts In -his' • appearance when every Ucd"is full of other guests that I have actually invited. This never deters him. He tucks Ills suitcase under his arm, scoots 00 yards through n broken field nnd makes a touchdown In Die bedroom nearest to the dining room and the liquor closet. He Is going to turn professional next year, but even with seasoning cannot hope to excel his record ns nn amateur guest. As fullback I select Grnntlund Rice. His technique differs from McLcmore's In that he always tele- graplis the.date of his arrival. He wires he will come Tuesday, whereupon you meet early morning trains every dny until Friday. At left half I pick Frank Craven, who slowed up the performance of the play "Our Town" until it rim for two years. Mr. Craven does not come—he oozes in. But ll is very difficult to iwrsuadc him-to ooze out again. At right half my choice Jails upon John Kicrnn. the sage of "Information, please" wlso knows llie answer to every question except "When are you going home?" At left- end I have selected Jimmy Cagucy, the dove of peace of Hollywood. Mr. Cagney docs not madden you by getting up loo early in the morning nor br overeating or asking for temporary loans as do some of the previous I selections. But he docs setting-up I exercises on the front lawn neatly | dressed In the lower half of a suit ' of abbreviated underwear. At right end goes Edward McNamara, one-time thrush but now occupying the legltimnlc stage In New York. He comes upon invitation but departs only after a court i order. It is a quaint lillle pecu- I llarity of his Hint lie cats only , rive times a day. Without question the position of center goes to Guy Klbbee. He dotes on his friends and wishes them to have as many of the good things in life as lie obtains himself—if it can be done with no expenditure of cither trouble or money. Therefore lie never arrives alone to be my guest hut always with a phalanx. He does not stay so long at a time but he comes terribly, terribly often. It will be noted Hint I have picked neither guards nor tackles. This is not an oversight. It is because, with the center and backfield here- In disclosed, no other players are necessary. This team, unaided, can wreck old Southern hospitality itself. Mllle Rotk, foil Smilh CMTF.D LIQUOR, VVholewlet) Distributed by Adhesive Tape Reaches 10 Miles for Grid Squad i STATE COLLEGE, Pa. <UP>;Penn State's football t«am this fall was wrapped up in 10 miles of adhesive tape, according to j M k Hulme, trainer. The tape represents a one-inch ( strip 18,000 yards long. Read Courier Hews want ads. Selkirk, Yankees, McCaskcy, Tigers, first prize in the Miami open golf tournament. He covered the 72 holes In 271, nine imclcr par. Missouri's Coach Gets Fat Otters COLUMBIA, Mo., Dec. 21. (UP) —Football representatives from Hice Iiistllule and Stanford want Coach Don Fnurot for their vacant coaching posts, Missouri University athletic circles believed today. Fnurot, who coached Missouri to the Big Six Conference championship this year, WHS reported to , rwve received offers from two oth- —George .993. 2B—Clmrlle Gclirlngcr, Tigers, .977. 3B—Ken Kcllner, Indians, .974. SS—Frank Crosetll, Yankees, .DC 8. OP—George .089. OF—Barney .98G. OF—Joe DlMagglo, Yankees, .980. C—Dill Dickey, Yankees, .989, P—AI Milner, Indians, 1,000. McQiiimi tied with Hunk Orecu- lierg, Tigers, among the first basemen but played in 154 games and linndled 1,501 chances to Orccn- Iierg's 130 games and 1,28!) chances. The Yanks lind the league's best ,_ v< keystone combination in Joe Cior-! st " "school's'."' jimmy" "Kilts'" Rice don and Frankte Croselli. Gordon conch, and Tiny Tliornlill!' fitfln- flntslicd third to Gehrtnger and Bobby Docrr or tlie Red Sox in fielding, and Crosctti handled 809 lotnl chances nnd was in 118 double plays. Ken Keltncr's superiority over tlie third baseman was a big surprise. He handled 497 chances and imule only 13 errors for his average. Dickey's .089 equalled Ihe major league record for the most consecutive years catching more games. It was his IHh year lo 'accomplish tlmt feat, was one of 17 pitchers ivitli per cent but he handled 43 total chances, more than any cllier "perfect" hurlers. Hutson Stiii Best Pro End In Business NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UP)—Don HutSon, Green Bay's great end, led (lie National Professional League In jiass-rccelving for the third time In five years, statistics shewed todny. Breaking three league rec'ords (luring the season, Hulson, former All-America from Alabama, holds outright or shares every pass- rccelvimr. record on the books. Ho caught 31 passes this year for 84C yards and six touchdowns. Tlie yardage total set a new league mark. He raised his lifetime mark lo 159 catches fcr 2,890 yards, wiping out Uic inaik of 13o catches for 2,755 yards made by Johnny Blood in 14 seasons. Ward CufT, New York Giants' back, who never booted n field goal while at Marquelte, was Ihe league champion with seven successful placements. STANDARD TIRES AND YOUR OLD TIKE 4.40-21 4,50-21 SIZES 'ROPORTIONATKLY AT TODAY'S LOW PRICES! n Cftc Per Week On Our BUDGET PLAN PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. To Please Men of all Tastes... &*\ m l!«fk . . . 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Each team lost two players by the foul route in the lassie contest ferry nnd Burkcll of the losln^ w'xlcl, nnd Padgett and Kuhn of Marion, were expelled for excessive penalties. Kuhn tarried long enough to chalk up 16 points for high score. Hays, Shawnee forward, was runner-up with 10. Marion took an early lead and stayed out In front by a comfortable margin all the way, leading !«-!) lit halftlme, Joe Sallbii, pee-wcc lorwnnl, and Lewis Ralph, lanky center, sparked Coach James Puckett's crew to their fourth straight victory of the season, Saliba nosed out his lall jump artist, who has shown Improvement with every performance. by a single point, 11-10. H. n. Hosey came through with seven timely points, ns well as a great defensive game. Carlos Rcddock and "Sparky" Wade ably assisted In the win. Tlie Indian chief used 11 players who helci their opponents lo four Held goals nr.:i six free throws. The reserves played tlie entire fourth quarter. The winners counted 19 ford mentor, both were dismissed less than a week ago. Missouri pays Faurot $0,000 annually and his contract expires Dec. 31, 1939. Tin.- university athletic committee met last i reportedly to discuss l^nurot's contract. LAST TIMES TODAY To Washington' : ARTHUR. STEWART- Paramount News FRIDAY 275 Good Reasons why you .should attend THE BUMSTEADS' GAYEST H1T1 Novelty aiiort ,t Comedy X Y Ji LAST TIMES TONIGHT With Baby Siindy & Hugh Herbert Also Selected Shorts Fri. & Sat. UERVE-LASKING TERROR) COlUMttA PICTURE Cartoon & Serial "Fighting Devil- dogs." FREE XMAS SHOW FOR CHILDREN ONLY FRIDAY MORNING DEC 22— 9:30 o'clock Cartoons, Popcye, Donald Duck, Betty Boop, Porky Pig;, Merric "Melodies, Our Gang Comedies & Others. LISTEN TO KLCN 1:00 a.m.— 12:45 p.m. —4:30 p.m. Phone Rtlz 224 Phone Rosy 333 We Will Buy Your 1938-39 GOVT. LOAN COTTON A. R, WETENKAMP & CO. 201 W. Ash St., Blythevillc Long Distance 23 Phone 758 from the floor but were able to cage but, two of twelve tries after (.ills. They led 17-9 at midway and Increased It to so-n Jn the third quarter. The lineups: Glrl.5 m> l>03 Marjon (26J 8 __THURSDAY, DECEMBER '2V, 1939' . 2 £ Brownlce o Mahan G Substitutions: (Shaw'nee)-Grccn- well, Anderson, Burketl, Adams, I error, Kelts. (M/ii-ioiD-WS btocktcy, Padgett Brctherk-k, N, R. Hosoy7 Wade O G Frnzle 2 Substitutions: (Shawns)— jnck- son (2), Bullafd m. ixjo.iey, Erownlee, Akle. (Marlonj—Mlnton Holmes, Christian MONTGOMERY, Ata. (UP)-Ala- uia 1ms dlspulcliccl two of its white state highway patrol, cars, Inden with utemturc about tlie state, OH n C^OO-inlle tour through northern cities to make a. bid for tlie 1940 tourist trade Shawnee (40) Sal In 11 C 10 PO s. p p C Marlon (H) coleman Foglcman a Byrd 4 WE WILL BUY YOUR GOVERNMENT LOAN COTTON Georrje H. McFctdden & Bro's. Agency E. C. 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