Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 13, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 15, 1947 Page: 2 of 6
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, Jan. 15, 1947 Sweet water, Texas
(By United Press)
The role of favorite in the
Southwest Conference cage race
will be decided tonight at Aus-
tin when Texas University en-
tertains the Mustangs of South-
The crucial tilt between Texas
anil SMU will switch the spot-
light from Fort Worth where
Arkansas and Texas Christian
meet in the second of a two-game
series. Arkansas walloped the
winless Horned Frogs last night,
54 to 39, and was expected to
turn the trick again.
The Hogs were paced by
(leorge Kok, their 6-foot, 10-inch
center, who counted up to IN
(joints to lead the field in scor-
The lowering Arkansas quintet
was unable to lathom the TCU
defense and failed to tally until
the game was ten minutes old.
Kok,found the range in the last
half and helped build up a lead
which never was threatened.
It was Arkansas’ third consec-
utive conference victory and the
thirteenth straight setback by
The game at Austin will match
the leading contenders for the
conference flag. Texas held a
slight edge to lick the Mustangs,
but 9MU sports the year’s big-
gest surpise by licking Kansas
in the finals to win the big six
invitational tourney crown.
The game will pit the height of
the Mustangs against the speed
of Texas. The Longhorns will be
depending on a fast-breaking
attack to overcome a three-inch-
per man height advantage.
Baylor and Texas A. and M.,
also meet tonight at College Sta-
We have plenty of
G. & H. Auto Supply
It block South of Levy’s
New and Used
Twenty cars to pick from—
all first rlass. See them before
Steve & Dick
Next to Reporter
Owls To Coast For
Grid Game In 1947
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (U.R)
—Kice Institute of Houston, Tex-
as, will return to the West Coast
for a football game for the first
lime since 1933 next October 4th
when the Owls meet the Univer-
sity of Southern California in
it is the first time the Trojans
have scheduled a team from Tex-
as. Rice last appeared in Califor-
nia 11 years ago when the Tex-
ans played Santa Clara in San
The Klee game rounded out
USCs nine-game schedule, which
Includes intersectional matches
with Notre Dame on November
29th in Los Angeles and Ohio
State on October 11th at Coium-1
Ilice last season was champion |
of the Orange Bowl in Miami,
Fla,, ana co-champion with Ark-
kansas of the Southwest Confer-
HOUSTON Jan, 15 (U.R) — Em-
matt Brunson, Rice athletic busi-
ness manager,-says that the Rice
Owls’ schedule this year will be
tougher than the past season.
The Owls open their 1947 football
season September 27th with Lou-
isiana State of the Southeastern
conference at Baton Rouge.
The 1947 schedule • includes
five home games, three of them
lielng conference titles. Tulane
of the Southeastern conference
and Texas Tech both will travel
to Houston for their tilts ; with
Here is the schedule and the
September 27th — Louisiana
State at Baton Rouge.
October 4th—Southern Cali-
fornia at Los Angeles.
October 11th—Tulane at Hous-
October 18th—Southern Meth-
odist at Dallas.
October 25th—Texas Univer-
sity at Austin.
November 1st.—Texas Tech at
[November 8th—Arkansas at
November 15th.—1Texas A. and
M.. at Houston.
November 22nd—Texas Chris-
tian at Fort Worth.
November 29th — Baylor at
fast Iron Two Hole
Horn-. Coal, < okr or Wood
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Wflltr Ml* 1*111 k II.IM'S— Mil I,l
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Meat & Food Choppers
with tour knives
119 W. Bdwy.
Hopkins Has 140
Points For Team
In Eleven Games
DENTON. Jan. 15 —(Spl.i —
Towering, amiable H e r m a n
(Bud) Hopkins, stellar North
Texas State College cage center,
is far ahead of his teammates In
point getting ibis season. In 11
game- Hopkins ha - made I in
points, 17 field goals soared by PI
Hopkins' biggest night of the
season was the Eagles' first game
with Texas Christian University
when the fi‘ 0” eager tallied .’’.1
points in the Bentonites' 5o to 42
Number two man on high-scor-
ing honors on the Eagle quintet
tin- -ea-un is .1 D i Bi-hi Lane
I-lie has made 31 field goals and
15 free to. , for 77 points Don
deadotf is third with <i5, Bill Can-
dler lourth with 62. and George
Biggs and Delliert (Vanki Me-
Knight, Eagle captain, have HO
The 175,000,(K)0 pounds of
i hk ken featlvrs that now are
wasted annually may ge utilized
in a new filter product called
i K< ratin.
Long Island U„ PS, St. Louis,
Notre Dame, 74, Michigan S.,
Western Michigan 84, Hope GO.
Kalamazoo 63, Calvin 49.
Virginia Poly 53, Virginia Mil-
York Teachers 55, Nebraska
WM. and Mary 68. Koanoak
Florida 39. Stetson 31.
Holy Cross 76. Valparaiso 49.
Clarkson 46, Hobart 12.
Hanes 47. High Point 12.
Philadelphia 104, Toronto 71.
K. C. Junior 54. Chillicothe 29.
Providence 78. Cleveland 74.
Ball State 51, Earlham 31.
West Texas State 57, Hardin-
Nebraska IS. Kansas Pi.
Concordia 54, St. Marys 50.
N'W Louisiana 52, Centenary 38
Mercer 53, Piedmont 42.
Howard Payne 10, McMurry 39.
Washburn 13. Pittsburgh 42.
Drury 37. Westminister 29.
N. Central Illinois 59, Elm-
Spearflsh Teacher Pi. Aber*
tlecn Normal 12.
North Carolina 50, N. V. r. 18.
Missouri 43, Kansas State 12
Princeton 15, Harvard 55
Illinois Normal 12, Girardeau
Xrkansas 51. TCU 39.
Omaha C 15. Hastings 51
Wvoming <>0. Colorado A. A
By Jcilb* Ferguson
BIG SPRING, Jan. 14. (U.R)—A
fast und slippery Big Spring bas-
ketball team slipped past the
Sweetwater Mustangs here to-
night to the tune of 60-23 and
continued its drive toward a 3-
Troy Stone led the scoring for
the Sweetwater five that staged
a gallant defense preventing the
slippery Big Spring outfit from
running up a score comparable
to those against other teams
played in this area, during the
Justice, Terry, Ammons and
Holliday turned in outstanding
games for the defensive phase
and broke up countless "sure”
scoring threats as the victors
dribbled and smashed their way
toward the Mustang's hoop.
At halftime, the host five had
managed a little better than two
for one in Ihe scoring with the
count standing at 2HI but the
last two frames saw them edgi-
just a little more into the advan-
tage column with a total of 26
tallies while the Mustangs ac-
counted for 13.
The two teams were relatively
evenly matched but for the fast,
accurate shooting of Houser und
Rankin, Big Spring forwards
who accounted for 22 and 24
|x>ints respectively. Shooting
from all angles and with Sweet-
water's fast guards upon them,
the hot pair flipped, dropped and
spiraled countless field goals
through to take their club into
the early lead that was never in
Playing inspired bull from the
opening whistle, the Big Spring
iadt kept a howling, packed
hou. o .ii its feet the entire even-
ing with high-class basketball
In the preliminary game, the
Big Spring “B" gave the Sweet
water “B’s” a 13-19 licking
Though out-ranked in height, the
local hoys got their start early
and stayed in the lead all the
Thursday, January 16, 1947
6:45—Wake lTp and Live
7:05—Texas Klrctrlr Program
7:10—Fix It Time
8:00— Henry lairossitt, MBS
8:30—Shady Valley Folks—MBS
8:43—Shady Valley Folks—MBS
9:00—Arthur Garth, MBS
i): 15_M us lea I I in per ssioiis
9:30—Say II Willi Music—MBS
10:15—Tell Your Neighbor—MBS
10:30—1)111 Harrington Sings —
10:45— Rhythm al Random
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IItiittlc of the Barlines
12:43— Checkerboard Time —
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1:1 ft—Sweetwater Clum-li of
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'Wien it comes to starting vre kno#;
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"Right into a cadtue,
‘Thate -the way'66'makes you go f
way. Munsand Montgomery look
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while Wright and Little account- |:ini—All ltri|urst Hour
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IN BOTTLES AND AT FOUNTAINS
Lone Star Gas Gets
\p|siintmcnt "f Charles
11,ii ndt as Sales Su|>ervlsor for-
Lone Star Gas Company in (hi-
territory has been announced
by M L. Bird, superintendent ol
tin* company's West Texas divi-
sion, Mr liarndt succeeds fitly
Custer who retired from active
civile with Lone Star on Jan-
With headquarter- in the
Mims Building in Abilene, Mr
liarndt will have supervision of
ciiiniiuny merchandise and new
business activities in more than
7n town- His principal activity
will lie to coordinate efforts of
ga company employees to assist
customers in obtaining maximum
benefits from use of modern, iin-
NTSTC Names Grid
Letfermen In 1946
j DNTON, Tex.. Jan. 15. (Spl.i—
j Twenty-eight gridders on the
i 1940 Lone Star Conference
champion North Texas State I
Eagle football team have been
named lettermen and will receive
football sweaters in addition to j
individual diamond-sluded min- j
Mature footballs for winning the1
Thirty-three’ of Coach fhlus
Mitchell'- burly North Texans
received watches fur participa-
tion in the Houston Optimist
Bowl 11-13 victory ovci Coach j
Alonzo Stagg s College on I’aeifti
Tigers in Houston lice 21 at a
banquet given them by the op-
Only one 1946 IcMernian, v ml
Wilburn Curnutt. who made the!
1912 AII-1.SC mythical elcli n. ,
graduating and Mitchell and,
Line Coach Dec Walker c\|Kct
nearly all of their 2* lettermen 1
to return for the ' 17 season
Lettermen ends Isdtov Gib-
-on. Bill Oglesby. Luther I am
lire, Louis llienzi. Sam Bel! A,
V. Collin ; tackle Felton Whit
|ou, Dick Lindsay, Win-ton
Chance, and Bob Arnold guards i
Wilburn Curnutt. II. W Ferrill.
A I) Cate. Mls rt M m-oiu. and
Ed Rois'i't —on: renter I tin
Cooper, Jim Eagle, and Julian
Ixuelil: backs: Fred McCain. Joe
Gleb Billy Dlnkle. Harold Dart
lett. Frank Smith. Hilly Lnllcker.1
Ned McNeill, Erwin Dtilio.-e,
Bobby Kurrh. und Tom Hudgins
Gili-on, Oglesby, CurniiU. Mi
ft:|Nl—Hop Harrigan — MBS
3:4ft—Tom Mix — 31 BS
0:181—Fallon I,evils —31 BS
01 :ft—Music By Mulunl —MBS
6:30—lleir s To Yrtrrun*
7:(8I—Ktiiind Off — 31 BS
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BUFFAMIKH TO LSI
CANYON. Jan 15 'U.Ri Tin-
West Texas Slate Huffulot- arc
on a long road trip today after
trouncing Hardin-SImmiui their
traditional rival, last night to
the tune og 57 to 51
Coach W A Miller plaved
every man on Itis squad on the
eve of their departure for tilt -
<aiti|iaign He was di-i'hatged | with Louisiana Stale I'nivei-itv
with the rank of major In April , ...... N-,.vv r„ i,.„i,|
...Ml returned to the eoin|ianv it. ,i nlv.-r-.iv m M in,
«im a^MlMtant to Mr. ( u |fj;|
! vl, Ci,-ter joined la.....Star in Th" 'U!ff; ""'i'1'1
1930, erving as assistant to the! -,,w’n hf,lr,i""'
bu-iliPs ■ manager In Dal ..... mviiis
■ tint ihi- appointment a- \\ e i I F.3II MIATI Hr, l.l III
Tcxa division sale- supervisor i fhe final eom|iariinent in a
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bortly after receiving 111- \ It
degree from the University ol
Michigan He held various as-
signments with the company at
Cot icana. Ennis, Marlin. Brown-
v■ -oil and Temple until 1 flirt
i when lie was named manager at
Sulphur. Okla. He entered the
Venn in 1912 us first lieutenant.
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ilid -cried with it a- -tuff offl-
throughout the Ktiro|s-nn
in 1959 He leaves active duty
under the company’s pension-re-
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Webb, Gilbert. Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 13, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 15, 1947, newspaper, January 15, 1947; Sweetwater, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth710295/m1/2/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.