The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 12, 1954 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 12, 1954
Page 7
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TUESDAY, JANUARY It, 1MI BLYTREVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! FAOI SEVEN MISSCO'S GIRLS — Usually one of the stronger girls' teams of the county, Missco this year has on its squad, (first row) Ozella Adklni, Sally Wllnioth, Sammye Autrey, Virginia Holmes, Patsy Clay and Shirley Coley; (second row) Mildred Cook. Barbara Stacks, Loretta. Girdley, Sara. Lunsford, Dixie Eagland, Betty Oarner and Barbara Cox. James W. Surber of San Angelo, Tex., and Bobby E. Chapman of Russellvllle, Ark., ride Army's mule mascots during football games. MISSCO BOYS — Comprising Missco High School's 1954 entry in the county basketball race are (first row, from the left) Ronnie Miller, Allen Metheny, Mural Williams, Wilbur Portner, Rusty May; (second row) Carlos Griffin, Wayne Adams, Tom Brylen, RuaeH Davis, Bobby Johnson and Manager Gerald Williams. (Courier New* Photo) New In Continental Beauty! New In Performance! New In Travel Features! NashPiwes NO1SEMAKERS — Heading MIssco's cheering section are Magolean Bowen, Elmanda Isabel!. Peggy Morgan, Mary Freshour. Shirley Kemp was not present when picture was made. Kentucky, Duquesne, Indiana Live Up to Big Three Ranking By RIP WATSON NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky's powerful basketball team, voted top team in the na tion in the Associated Press poll yesterday, wasted no time in living up to its high rating The Wildcats, winning the poll of sportswriters and broadcasters for the third week In succession, went out and trounced De Paul last night 81-61 for their tenth etralght victory. Diikei, Too Duquesne, only 30 points behind Kentucky In second place, also confirmed its rating, trimming Cin- .clnnati 80-60, and third-place In- ,«iana came through with a 73-67 Victory over .Purdue. The top three, running in that order for the third successive week, enjoyed comfortable margins over the rest of the field in the fifth poll of the season. Kentucky was and piled up 734 points in the first on K of the 90 ballots cast 10-9-8 etc. scoring system. Duquesne got only 17 first-place votes, but had plenty of seconds and thirds to wind up with 704, while Indiana totaled 671 and received nine No. 1 nominations. Slight Changes The rankings were shaken only •lljghtly all down the line, in fact. Oklahoma A«iM was fourth and Western Kentucky fifth, just as they were a week ago. Holy Cross moved up one place to sixth and George Washington moved up to seventh from a tie for 12th before whipping Washington & Lee 84-53 for it* Wth straight. Oklahoma City swapped places with Duke, moving up to eighth while the Blue Devils dropped to ninth, .and Minnesota fell from fBlxth to 10th after losing to In- •Tiiana Saturday night. Oregon State w>s the only team to fall from trace, plummeting from 10th to the also-ran list after splitting weekend games with Idaho. The results (on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-r basls( with first-place votes in parenthuei: • 1. Kentucky (25) 734 3. Duqueme (17) 704 J. Indiana (») ;'....671 4. Oklahoma \tM (8) '4U 5 western Kentucky (5) .. 441 «, Holy Cron (J) 213 1. Oeorge Waihlngton (13) .i»l I. Oklahoma City (4) .... 171 *. Duke 'ITJ 10. Minnesota ' ' uji 11. tie between Wichita ('lj and Kansat ., ioj ] II. Honors Keep Piling Up For Peerless Hogan ROCHESTER, N. Y. (AP) — The honors keep 'piling up for Ben Hogan for his unprecedented sweep of the U. S. and British Open championships and the Augusta Masters Tournament in 1953. Hog-an, named as the Male Athlete of the Year In the Associated Press poll last week, yesterday was the Ray Kickok $10,000 award as "Professional Athlete of the Year- New Trophy In addition, the Metropolitan Golf Writers announced in New York that a new golf trophy, to be known as the Ben Hogan Award, would be given for the first time Jan. 21 to "a person who has over come a handicap in order to play golf and thus has proved an Inspiration to others." Hogan was so seriously injured in a 1949 automobile accident that for a time his life was feared for. He recovered and amazed doctors by Insisting on playing golf again. Best Since Jonei HU tremendous sweep last year was generally- acclaimed as the finest performance In golf oince Bobby Jones' 1930 grand slam. Kintr P/oyw/ Most CHICAGO (/P) - Ralph Klnef, slugging outfielder for the Cubs, topped all National Leaguers In number of gamei played in 1M1. Playing for Pittsburgh and Chicago, Klner appeared In 1M fames—41 with the Pirates and 117 with the Cubs. 14. Seattle (2) « 15. Rice fff It. Louisiana State U 17. Dayton -tt K.Colorado A&M .48 1>. Illinois 41 30. MafiO <») » The Hickok award was announced last night at the annual Rochester Press-Radio Club dinner 'or the infantile paralysis fund, out Hogan could not be present. He received 51 first-place votes among the 93 ballots and his total of 201 points on a- 3-2-1 point basis was almost twice that of' the second-place finisher, catcher Roy lampenella of the Brooklyn Dod- [ers. PADUCAH, KY. BUILDING FOR SALE Quonset-type steel building, 100x400, concrete floor, sky-light*. Built 1948-49 for warehouse. In'edge of city, next to railroad and two streets. Some adjoining property vacant. Immediate possession. $67,500. "BUH.DING," 203 Forest Circle, Paducah, Ky. - Phone 5-7615 PUPPIES f«» Terrten, Cocker 8panlela and English ShephttiU, P»rakeeta-Ideal Pets Teint Mrdi all ceton. BMitlfil tbnmt cages. Red Head Parrel Tht PET SHOP III 8. nlTfekMt Ph. M» tl 60 Prict Rtduction on this MVI 1954 Ambtasaibr Super Two-Door Sedan makts Ms more than e«f the finest buy In fine cars — with greatest i 'eye- most spacious seating of any car. BIggett, roomifit car at anywhere near its price, the Nash Statesman now features the new twin-carbitrclor Dual Powerftyle Engine with famous Statesman economy. See and price tht. illuming new Four-Door Super Sedan. Want Rambler imarlnrit, handling ease and economy in a spacious new family sedan? The new Rambler 4-door sedan complete with custom radio and Weather Eye, now in a new lower-priced Super moaell Ics, the new 1954 Nash is now easier than ever to buy. Models for every pocketbook and driving need—all brilliantly new, all built with Nash quality throughout, all priced to be the greatest values ever offered! Come see them all! See the Mew advanced continental styling. See the new, exclusive Nash "travel bonuses". Try the new optional "Power Package" —Power Steering, Power Brakes, Power-Lift Windows, Hydra-Matio Drive. Test the new high-compression performance. Now'» the time to trade for your new Nash. Bring your old car in and drive home in a new 1954 Nash Airflyte— the "double lifetime" car—the value leader of the motorcar industry. New 1954 Only Nash Offers You These Travel Features dining teat» and Ttein Bedit No more "aching back" for driver or passengers. At night, scats can become Twin Beds. Optional at small extra cast* Exlra fafety for you! With Unitticd Alrfiyte Construction, body - fin f/- frame are welded into one unit to give a "double lifetime" of service. 1 * fine*! heating, venli- lating— Weather Eye Conditioned Air System is safer, takes in fresh, dean air above tht hood (fee arrow in picture). AMBASSADOR • STATESMAN • RAMBLER Built With A "Double Lifetime" ,.. Your Safest Investment Todmy... Your Soundest Resal* Value Tomorrow SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY Phone Sltt 117 E. Main St., Blytheville Ark.

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