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ax. FLTTHETTLLl fASX.) COCKIER WBWl TUESDAY, DECEMBER », Oklahoma Aggies Get Revenge on Big Ten By BEN PHLEGAR NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma A&M, the nation's fifth-ranking basekthall team, has had Its revenge on the Big Ten for its only loss of the season. The Cowboys pinned the first defeat of the winlor on fourth-ranking Illinois last night, 65-60 in overtime, and they did it on (he mini's own court at Champaign. The Oklahoma club's lone setback so far was by one point in overtime against Minnesota. Illinois was one of three major teams which lost for the first time last night. Rice whipped Vander- bllt 79-60 and top-ranking Indiana squeezed past Oregon State 76-72 in overtime. ' Kentucky In Massacre Kentucky's resurgent Wildcats broke loose in the third quarter for an 85-69 decision against Duke in the first round oif its own invitational tournament at Lexington. La Salle defeated UCLA 62-53 in the other first round game. Eight Big Ten teams saw action and the conference just managed to break even. In addition to Illinois' defeat, Michigan bowed before a 26-point fourth quarter splurge by Cincinnati 81-62; Louisiana State held Northwestern to two points in the third quarter in its 79-51 victory; and Tulane edged Wisconsin 57-55 as Hal Cervini sank lour of six free throws in overtime. 106 for Bucks Ohio State ran up its all-time high total as it overwhelmed the University of Miami (Fla) 106-81 with Paul Ebert scoring 35 points. Minnesota remanied unbeaten with a 66-63 triumph over Tulsa. Iowa came from behind to nip Colorado 78-72 and stretch its perfect home record against nonconfcrcnce teams to 61 games. Indiana had a real battle before subduing Oregon State. The Hoosiers led by four points at halftime but held only a one-point edge after three quarters and were caught at 63-63 before the regulation game tune ran out. Trojans on their Eastern tour. . and the Chicago team lost to West- Loyola of New Orleans hit •}! por'ern Michigan 80-63. cent of its field goal attempts in I St. Joseph's of Philadelphia beat be.iting Detroit 78-63 but Loyoln of j Lnfiiyettc 59-57 on a jump shot by Los Angeles and Loyola of Chlc:iKOj Hilly Lynch with six seconds to weren't as fortunate. The California school was beaten 77-64 by Stanford play. California breezed past Hawaii 77-56. The thriller was the nightcap of » double-header in which Oregon Tan away from Nebraska 84-68 in the first game. Bradley Surprises Bradley surprised Southern California 79-64, the third loss for the U.S. and Aussie Doubles Unsettled By WILL GKIMSLEY MELBOURNE (AP) — The Davis Cup Challenge Round next week is very apt to swing on the doubles yd neither Australia nor the United States is set on its combination. Alarmed over Ken Roscwall's [easily thrown out of gear, timid service, the Aussies have ! The doubles generally have been bracketed Rex Hartwig with Lew-j conceded to the Australians but, is Hoad in secret rehearsals held (Harry Hopman, nonplaying Aussie before the Australian selection j captain, is not writing it off as iommitt.ec. a cinch. At the same time there continues 1- I don't sub.scnbe to the pen- itrong speculation over whether er;;l belief that Australia is certain U.S. Captain Bill Talbcrt n«ain | to win the double. 1 ;," he said. "If will nominate himself over Wim-] Seixas regains his form I think GET UP AND CO—Tommy Cusack exhibits the ultimate in aplomb retaining his seat as Golden Hart loses its footing in a steeplechase at Windsor, England -Doubtless inspired by its jockey, Golden Hart got up and finished. (NEA) Lions' Coach Lauds Browns' Fullbacks Harry Jagade, Marion Motley Called Two of Loop 1 sToughest DETROIT (AP) — Coach Buddy Parker of the Detroit Lions concedes the Cleveland Browns' one-two fullback punch of Harry Jagade and Marion Motley give them an edge in that position for Sunday's pro football title game. "Motley may be 33," says Park- backfield. Quarter -Century Later, Riegels Still Reminded of Wrong-Way Run SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — "Holy cow, not again!" That's Ro Reiels' automati reaction when he's asked— and he always is — whether the 1929 Rose Bowl game ever comes "back to haunt oledon champion Vic.Seixns as the slaying partner of Tony TraberL Talbert did so against Belgium ast week at Brisbane with success. , still isn't right.On top nf lis recent knee injury, now cured. ic has developed a bad case of boils which require penicillin in- ections. While these might be ordinary the match will bu very close." 1 The Hartwig-Hoad team may be £australia's best answer to the pro 1cm, A strong service is vital in doubles nn dRosewal, despite a of his practice, is unlikely to dc vclop an adequate delivery in the next few days. It is a good bet Talbert, although IK.- can play top-flight doubles, will slick with Seixas if the Phihidel' his famous 64-yard wrong way run him. "Eveiy year at Rose Bowl time. .line before teammate Benny Lorn sports writer.'; from all. over Lhej dragged him down to the cheers country call me up and ask the harassment* to most people, theylphinn regains anything near hi: are acute In the case of Seixns, fold form. The U. S. captain is one who is of the worrying type and; of few who believes Uncle Sam'; whose highly sensitive game is j boys can win the doubles. Sports Roundup Evashevski Orations Sparkle By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK (AP) — It is doubtful that the football banquet season, which is now approaching its peak across the land, will produce a more forthright speaking guest than Forest Evashevski, the Iowa coach, whose team played that memorable 14-14 tie With Notre Dame. We have not been advised of Eva- to be learned from playing football shevski's one-night rates, but if is the desire to win. Much tins bf.cn said for being ft gnnd loser, but It's much easier to be come a good loser than a gracious winner." Evashevski attributed much of his team's success the past season to three Negro .sophomores from Steubenville, Ohio—guard Calvin Jones, end Frank Oilliam and halfback Ed Vincent. the remarks attributed to him by Tom Mercy of the Flint, Mich, journal after a recent high school gathering in that city are a fair sample, then the former Michigan blocking back Is worth all the tariff will bear. No quibbler is the Hawkeye pedagogue. Alter agreeing that some, evils had crept into the game, he MW th So™,st S SfcUentar ,££ t r^ ck S l ,Z "Some football reformists on col- | gard for bodily dnm;ige as lege faculties make me sick, though, j three," their coach declared. Most of the ones who seem to know ' just what should be done to cure all our football ills are men who never played the game and don't understand the sport. "The first thing most of them 1 want to do is to take emphasis off j •winning. They list that burning desire to win as one of the evils of athletic. If you don't emphasize winning, there's only one thing left to emphasize, and that's losing. If it ever comes to that, then they cnn put the game up for grabs and I'll get out. I've got a rich father-in- law, and I can always live on him. Easier to Love "I'd Just like to say this to you football players the greatest thing Don't just lit, there, hoy. Do ! pushups until the doctor gels Bird Season h Curtailed LITTLE ROCK i/Tf — A shortage other °f r ( |I!i '' m a " niajor hunting areas To give some idea of Jones' masculinity. Evtuihevskl rt'lat.ed nn incident during ri practice scrimma^i 1 where another of his player. 1 ; mntle the mistake of Inoldm; up while Roing down under a punt. "As he gazt-fl upwnrd someone guillitoned him." Evy Said. "I could tell he was in trouble by the sound of the impact and the snapping of bones. The boy lay on the ground writhing \vitri pain j\nri jones trotted by. He stopped and looked down on him and without checking; a smile has t'nircd the Arkansas Game :ind F-isli Commission to- curtail the fitfSir huiHuiR season by 21 rla.vs. - """ . . The quail season will end at, sundown Jan. 10, T, A. MrAmis, ex- t't'iiUve secretary of the commission , announced yesterday. The season usually runs from Dec. 1 through Jnn. 31. Me Amis said the commission \vns afraid quail might be eliminated in I he state unless the sea- Thr vfimHary said the two-year drought cut heavily into the sup- HOT WATER IN A HURRY C-E HEATMASTER'S lust action delivery of piping hot water in abundance means real luxury in living for you. Automatic, economical HEATMASTER is built for long and carefree service. Buy From Your Plumbing Contractor or dealer in Blytheville Distributed in this area by Midsouth Plumbing Supply Co. (WHOLESALE EXCLUSIVELY) R«»r 213-215 Walnut Phone 8353 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL For Trouble-Free Holiday Driving FREE SAFETY CHECK DRIVE IN TODAY Broadway & Chickasawba PhoiM 4453 "The answer is—it hasn't bothered me a bit." Four Children Riegels doesn't look or act the part of a haunted man. He is null sturdy and youthful looking, a family man with two sons and two daughters, and assistant secretary of a large food processing firm. press box. And the next year he captained the California team. ^tead of plaguing him. Riegels The play set up a Lwo-point safe- j said with a smile, the wrong-way Tech and groans ol 11.104 fans. Made Difference Almost a quarter of a century 0 ? the second ha . lf ' F s scconc| - haif ago, Jan. 1, 1029. Riegels was pW-|^ ay *' ns termed All-America cal- ing center for the University of ^ California. He recovered a bouncing Georgia Tech fumble, lost his bearings, and streaked down the field to his own team's one yard Getting a Buck The Hard Way PORTSMOUTH. Ohio (/?)— J. L. Pate of Garrison, Ky., told this story yesterday of how he bag|f«d a deer: While he was standing on the bank of Klnnccnick Creek in Kentucky, a deer edged up (he creek bank toward him. lie was hidden hy (he brush. He leaped upon the deer's buck, grabbed Us antlers and steered it back Into the stream where he drowned it. H was a It-point buck and weighed more than -25 pounds. lop actually led to two offers: one of marriage, one o£ a job. He refused both. Apparently it . bothers others more than it does him. People invariably ask—right after an introduction — "Are you THE Roy Riegels?" But it's all in fun, he says, and he never worries about by some sports writers in the ' it. ty and the points Georgia needed for an 8-7 victory. "It. could have happened to anyone," Riegels declared, "but I wish it hadn't ha-oened to me." The boner came just after the teams changed goals at the start or, "but he plays like 23 arainst us. We can't seem to stop the guy. "And Jagade." Parker continued, "hes one of the toughest In the league-to bring down. Not Even One Parker must drool when he thinks of this one-two punch. He hasn't even had one full-time fullback all season. Bob Hoernschmeyer, normally a halfback, will start at fullback against the Brownies. Gene Gedman, a rookie from. Indiana Univer sity. will fill Hoernschmeyer's halfback spot. Hoernschemeyer, an eight-year ! veteran, had the greatest year of | his career—and it came at just j the right time for the Lions, who j were in desperate need of running strength. Harder Out Age suddenly caught up ^vith Pat Harder, last, year's regular full; back, and he was placed on the inactive list in the middle of the season. That left the Lions without a top fullback threat. Ollie Cline. the former Ohio : Stater, was tried at the position : but was too slow. Lew Carpenter, i a rookie from Arkansas, gave it a [ whirl but his inexperience was ap- | parent. Hunchy was Good Then. Parker turned to Hoernschemeyer, who responded with 1 solid, if not sensational play. He j led the team in ground gaining for the fourth straight year, with 432 yards, and was the third best Jagade led the Brownies Mth 344 yards. He bulls into the line like a man trying to break down a door with his shoulder. Motley, used in spots, gained 161 yards. He was the Browns' most potent ground weapon in last year's playoff game, won by the Lions, 17-7. Air Battle In Blue-Gray MONTGOMERY, Ala. . (^—Judging, from the practice e work up to now, this year's renewal of the Blue-Gray grid contest'will be one of the most air minded of them all. Both the Yankees and Rebels have what it takes to fill the air with passes during the game Saturday, For the South, Texas A. & M-'s Don Ellis and Jackie Parker of Mississippi State have been doing most of the throwing. Don Rydalch of Utah. Tony Rados of Perm State and Lou Sorrentino of Lebanon Valley, Pa., Teachers College have been firing most of the Yank passes. If they connect any thing like they have in practice, the South can look for plenty of trouble. I The American Hockey League has ^««, «»„ .. M v «w »».- ~~-.. f -hree playing-coaches—Frank Eo> pass catcher, with 23 receptions, dolls of Buffalo, Murray Hender- His play, both at halfback and son of Kershey and Pat Egan of fullback, gave balance to the Lions' Providence. . Correct Installation Provides 1. Maximum Reception. 2. The saving of costly damage to the structure on which it is mounted. 3. Safety from the possibility of serious injury—or even death. For Safety's Sake . . . 1. Locate antenna so that if it falls it will not come in contact with electric lines. Keep it away from electric lines a, distance of not less than the height nf the m.ist, plus 8 feet. Strengthen all antenna masts over 10 ft-i-i high ..with guy wires. 2. Keep guy wires away from electric wires. 3. Install a lightning arrester approved by Underwriters' Laboratories. 4. Ground nil metal masts or towers with No. fi or No. 8 wire— bonde;! to a water pipe, if possible. 5 T If possible have the work done only by » competent technician equipped with the necessary tools and equipment. 6, An animal inspection of anchors, Httings. guys and connections by a qualified TV service man will assure safe and efficient service from your antenna. A WONDKKFUL CHRISTMAS GIFT, six 14 ounce gold rimmed highball glasses etched with the. Colonel's crest. Send $1.00 to James E. Pepper & Co., Dept. F, Lexington, Ky. No C.O.D., please. . COLONEL JAMES E. PEPPER delivers a stock of Christmas whiskey from his handsome brougham. No mode of transportation is too good for James E. Popper, the whiskey that's been used to celebrate Christmas since 17SO. CHRISTMAS ISN'T CHRISTMAS WITHOUT A TREE", says Colonel James E. Pepper. Just as Christmas isn't a holiday without some of that wonderful tasting James E. Pepper. Yes, Americans have been celebrating Christmas with James E. Pepper since the birth of our country. Today, it's yours to enjoy in the smoothest, lightest blend north or south of the Mason-Dixon line. VETERANS OF AMERICAN LEGtON POST 106S compar* modern weapon with colonial rifles from the James E. Pepper Historical Archives, all used in Christmas turkey shoots of yesteryear. Ever since 1780, Christmas just hasn't been Christmas without a turkey — and some — JAMES E. PEPPER famous since 1780 for its Straight and Bonded whiskey ... Now brings you a mild Blend to suit your taste. Born with the Republic. still in good taste! GOOD CHEER AROUND THE YULE FIREPLACE. Colonel James E. Pepper nnd friends drink a toast at Christmas. Their drink? James E. Pepper, of course ... the original Kentucky whiskey, born with the Republic in 1780. *-• BOTTIED IN BOND, 100 P?OOf, 4 YEARS Old • KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 5 YEARS OlD, 84 PROOF PROOf, 45% GRAIN NEUTRAl SPIRITS • JAMES E. PEPPER 8, CO., DISTUIESS, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY. XENTUCKY WHISKEY A BtEND, 84.8 Retread Today, the McCaul Way! McCaul Tire Store John Burnett, Mgr. Highway 61 South Phon* 8662

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