The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 6, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 6, 1951
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I PAGE SIX BLTTireVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, 1EPTEMBE* t, INI Big Field Expected for King Cotton Open-Four Grid Teams Open Tomorrow Play to Start Tomorrow With 200 Golfers Entered Blytheville's Country Club this week made preparations to welcome a field of 200 professional and amateur golfers for its King Cotton Open. P]ay in the open will begin Friday. All pros and amateurs must play their first 18 holes either Friday or Saturday. The final 18 will be played Sunday, Entrants (all pros) not prex'lous- ly announced include Todd Touck, Evansville, Ind.; !». V. Dukes, Greenwood. Miss.; Junie Buxbaum, New Orleans, and Johnny Cochrane, Ciarksdale, Miss. Silver trophies will be awarded to low-scoring amateurs whHe (he professionals will be shooting for $1,000 In prize money. Winners in the tournament will be figured on the basis of 36-hole •medal play. This year's tournament will mark resumption of the event which was last played in 1947 when Andy Cusick of Little Rock won honors. Cusick, host pro Earl Baker snld today, Is to return to defend his title this weekend. The club hopes to make the tour* Reserved Seat Grid Tickets Now on Sale O. G. Redman, president of the .Chlckasaw Athletic Club which handles the sale of box and reserved seats at all Chick home games, said today that he Is now accepting reservation for tickets. Mr. Redman stated that the reserved and box .seat sales will be handled the same way they have -been in past year, with ticket purchasers having the right to the seats they buy at all home football games. This year the Chicks play seven games at Haley Meld with the Paps playing five and the B team at least three. Reserved and box seat tickets will be honored at all these games, Mr. Redman said, ..Reserved seat tickets will remain on sale'from now until the opening of the season which is Sept. 14 when the Chicks meet the Marked Tree Indians, Whooping Crane Nesting Tragedy NEW YORK WM^Another nest- Ingr tragedy for Crip and Jo, the only mated pair of whooping cranes in captivity, is reported by the National Audubon Society. As the result of a" flood, their single egg was broken before it had a chance to hatch. The birds are at Ihe Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. This tends to show, says the society, that the crane's best chances for survival (there are only about 30 of the birds left) depend on Its breeding successes In the far north. Most of the cranes winter in Texas, but Just where they nest Is not in own. Hdzdrdous Trip Made by Oldsters KUALA LUMPUR — Wj —The federal goverment announced that 100 aged pilgrims who left Malaya Xor Mecca on the first sailing this year of the steamer "Tyndareus" died "owing to the climatic and living conditions in the Holy City." The pilgrimage advisory com- mittc said it would discuss at its next sesscion the question of introducing more rigorous medical tests lor pilgrims. nameht an annual event. AH tournament play will be open to the public and no admission lett will be charged. Entrants will be entertained with a buHcl supper followed by a dance Saturday night. SWC Teams Gel Hard Workouts Razorbacks Have Six On injured List but Scrimmage Is Order DALLAS. Sept. 6. (API— It's slam- bang and don't spare the heads as Southwest Conference football squads push through the first week of fall practice. They're at It hammer-and-tongs In all the cnmps and the Injury list shows how tough It's getting. Arkansas has centers Jimmy Smith and Charles Ramsey, end Frank Fischell, fullback Lew Carpenter, tackle Jim Sperrlng and guard David Lnshley in the ranks of the casualties. Texas A. and M. couldn't use Charlie Hodge, starting end, and guard Bob George, Yale Lary, the team's top .punter, hasn't been able to work out all week, Southern Methodist welcomed Jerry Norton, sophomore runner, back. Norlon has been out with an injured ankle, Otherwise, there were only bumps and bruises. Rice had Its first scrimmage yes- jtcrday. Cooler weather was the reason—the boys could put on the pads and other regalia necessary for the rough stuff. Pundnit Work Several of the camps worked on punting and punt formations. Among them were the Aggies. And while Lary watched from the sidelines, (our other fellows were doing a good Job of booting the ball. They were quarterback Toy Dollar and Rny Graves, center Hugh Meyer and halfback Boh Shaeffer. Texas worked on punt returns and'cxtra point attempts. Gil Bartosh sparked the workouts at Texas Christian. The talented quarterback raced 65 yards for one touchdown and set up another with his passing as the Frogs continued their [Vigorous scrimmage schedule At Payett«vllle Coach Otis Douglas sent his 1951 University of Arkansas football Rnzorbacks through a gruelling hour nnd a half scrimmage. Three quarterbacks alternated at the reins as Douglas and his aides sought for a ground gaining running combination. The ball carriers were shuffled oflen, but Ralph TrolllBtt, Jim Rlnehart and Lamar McHnn handled all the quarterback- big duties. Cincinnati Recalls 10 Farm Hands CINCINNATI, Sept. 6. (API—Til- Cincinnati Reds today recalled 10 of their farmhands from five mino league clubs. Placing of the recall orders will protect all of the players from (his fall's major league draft. A Reds' spokesman said none of the six pitchers recalled would re port until next season. The. recall list includes: From Tulsa of the Texas League—pitchers Jim Blackburn and Dave Jolly. AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. O.m. .. 85 40 .630 . . S2 48 .62* 1 78 SI .606 4 72 61 .541 1) 72 .«9 » .418 tt* 40 W .310 42 Osceola, Keiser, Burdette Shawnee to Get Early Start Football season kicks off in Mississippi County tomorrow night but only on * limited scale. Four of the 11 junior nd senior high school teams of the county will play first airier M But of (he four, only one farai* ., S« M —Courier N'ews Photo RUGGED FLANKMEN—Co-Csptaln Mack Hay (Icftl and big Montroc Holland will team this year to give Bljithevllle's Chicks both po'*er and height at the [lank positions. Mack, a senior and two-time let- tcrman, Is back at hU right end position and Holland, a junior who stands 8-5 and weighs 190, has been shifted from center to left tnd. He, too. Is * returning letterman. Rosen, Easter Guide Cleveland Back Into AL Lead; Giants Cut Bums' Edge By JOE REICHLER Associated Pres* Sports Writer Al Rosen and Luke Easter, Cleveland's classy one-two punch, are using their big bats to deflate the theory that the Indians are a "no hit, good pitch" club. Rosen and Easter were the big guns last night as the Indians defeated the Detroit Tigers, 5-2, and regained first place in the American League. Each walloped a home run Mth a man on base to help the Tribe rack up its 16th victory in 17 meetings with Detroit. The Indians wrested the lead from the New York Yankees, who dropped a 4-2 decision to the visiting Boston Red Sox. The triumph moved the; third place Sox to within three games of the defending champions and left them four behind Cleveland. Boston trails the Tribe by only one in the Important "lost" column. New York's Giants refuse to give up their fight to overhaul the National League leading Brooklyn Dodgers. A sweep of a doubleheader from Boston, 3-2 and 9-1, enabled them to cut Brooklyn's lead to five and a half games. The Dodgers whipped the Philadelphia,Phils, 5-2. Philadelphia's-Athletics took two from Washington, 4-1 and 9-7; Cin clnnati defeated Pittsburgh. 6-3, and the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs split. The' Cubs won the opener, 3-2, in 11 inning's and the Cards grabbed the nightcap, 6-5. The homers by Rosen and Easter were aU Cleveland's early Wynn needed to register his 17th'triumph against 13 losses. The righthander surrendered only four hits. Dick Kryhoakl batted in both Detroit runs with a homer and single. Boso* Top Yankees Brilliant pitching by Leo Kiely ar.£ Maurice McDermott, a pair of young southpaws, helped Boston to Its 10th victory In ID meetings with the Yankees. Kiely, called up from Louisville i last July, hurled seven rimless inn 100 Caddies Needed at Blytheville Country Club for Friday, Saturday & Sunday September 7-8-9 for King Cotton OpenGolf Tournament. During the tournament caddies will be paid $2.00 per 18 holes. Report to Mr. Earl Baker, at the caddy house, Friday morning, inga before weakening. A brilliant rescue job by McDermott helped the 21-year-old from Hoboken, N.J., to his fifth victory in eight decisions. Billy tn the Goodman's two-run double first inning, Ted Williams' 28lh homer in the third and Bobby Doerr's single in the fifth, accounted for the Red Sox runs. All came with two out. Vic Raschl lost his ninth decision against 17 victories. Williams now has homered !n every park, joining Eddie Robinson of Chicago as the only American Leaguers to accomplish the feat this season. •A grand slam homer by Gil Hodges, yie sixth of his career, gave the Dodgers and Ralph Branca their victory. It was Hodges' 37th circuit clout and Branca's I3th triumph. Mueller Wins Game Sal Maglie pitched his first victory over the Braves and Sheldon mlck Vancouver Tourist Associa- hurled his first complete tlon E <, cre tary, claims American ;ame of the year as the Giants tourists are refusing to buy cara- upon Warren Spahn in the opener Monte Irvin slammed his 18th homer and drove In four runs in the nightcap as Maglie became the firsl National Leaguer to win 19 games Perfect batting days by Bill: Hitchock who got four for four in the opener and Ferris Fain who hi five for five in the second game featured the double win by the A's who moved into sixth place pas' Washington. . . Smoky Burgess' llth inning single scored Hank Sauer to give the Cubs the first game win. Homers by Stan Musial and Peanuts L/}wrey gave the Cards their split. Herman Wehmeier gained hii fourth win for Cincinnati, three of them over Pittsburgh, despite giving up Ralph Kiner's 38th home' run of the season. NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pel. G-*. ... Si 4T .844 ... SI 94 .800 64 ...96 «3 .912 H'i ... 65 M .484 194 ..65 69 .435 21 ... S7 77 .425 29 ... 56 T7 .421 M'4 ... 56 78 .418 30 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Jttle Roc'c . Birmingham . lobile •iemphis . . N'ashville . . Atlanta . .. Chattanooga New Orleans W L Pet. O.B 90 60 .600 '80 69 .537 8S 19 69 .534 10 77 72 .511 12H 76 74, .501 14 74 76 .493 16 .409 28',i .403 J9i, .. 61 88 .. 60 36 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League Brooklyn 5. Philadelphia 3 New York 3-9. Boston 2-1 Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 3 Chicago 3-5, St. Louis 2-6 (first iuiie 11 innings) American League Boston 4, New York 2 Cleveland 5, Detroit 2 Philadelphia 4-9, Washington 1-1 Chicago at St. Louis rain Southern Association Chattanooga 5. Memphis * Birmingham 5, Mobile 3 New Orleans 2. Atlanta 1 Little Rock 7. Nashville t TODAY'S GAMES National League New York at Boston night Philadelphia at Brooklyn St. Louis at Chicago Cincinnati at Pittsburgh night American League Boston at New York (2f Chicago at St. Louis night Washington at Philadelphia nigh Only games scheduled Southern Association Night Gamn •Chattanooga at'Memphis Birmingham at Mobile. Atlanta at New Orleans Only games scheduled Thrifty Americans VANCOUVER. W>— Mike McCor- made it 23 wins in their last 26 games. Don Mueller's run-scoring single in the eighth hung the I2th defeat dian goods because of ''exorbitant prices." He says American visitors spend only 25 per cent of the money they bring across the border. World Series Plans Talked Six Clubs Meet Today . To Discuss Classic ' NEW YORK, Sept, 6. (AF>—Representatives of four American Let gue and two National League clubs meet today at the Commodore Hotel to make plans for the 1951 WOT] series. The annual autumn baseball clas sic is expected to open Oct. 3 I the city of the American Leagu winner. The four American League clubs invited are Cleveland. New Ycr Boston and Chicago. The Brooklyr Dodgers and the New York Olin represent the senior circuit. A tentative schedule will b« ar A word to the wise! lend an ear to the wisest of all whiskey words: "Say Seagram's and be sure!" Then touch your lips to a drink made with Seagram's 7 Crown . . . savour that matchless smoothness . . . and from then on, you'll join die minions who say Seagram's to be sure! ure Seagram's 7 Crown. Blena^d WliUkey. 8$ Proof, 65% Grain Neutral Spirits. Seagram-Distffl«R Corp., N.Y. 6 B Candidates )raw Equipment Newman Calls Junior Vanity Squad into Firtt Practice Drill Blytheville High School began Its irst "B" football 'program yester- ay with M candidates on hand for he issuing of equipment. The 28 candidates are mainly for- ler Junior high school players who elt they are not quite large enough r good enough to make the Chicks' arslty or boys who never before ave played football on a competi- ve basis. Coach Bob Newman sent his Jun- cr varsity squad Into practice immediately after the issuing of equipment. The squad witnessed only a hort drill yesterday with harder ,-ork slated to begin today. For the most part, the B team ••ill spend this week in getting Into hape and practicing football fundamentals with next week to be devoted to full time drills, While the B team was busy open- tag drllU, the Paps and the Chicks continued their dally workout* only on a light scale. After routine calisthenics sessions, Coach Harold Stockton had his Pap» running their split-T plays against the defense of the Chicks n a dummy scrimmage drill. It was the first chance the Paps have)'had to show off their new T play« and they operated them nice- j- against the bigger Chicks. will be played In the county. That one finds Lepanto playing at Keiter In a night engagement. Osceola, Burdette and 8htwn«* open their 1851 seasons away from home tomorrow night. Osecoli, tin defending District Three Claw B champions, 'will take on Wynne at Wynne with Burdette playing at Corning and Shawnee at Hughei. Practically every team in th» county had some sort of a building program going in pre-season practice. Wilson, Shawnee and Osceola lead the way with the largest number of returning lettermen. Wilson and Shawnee have 10 monogram winners back from last year's squad and Osecola has 11. But -in spite of the 11 lettermen that are back. Coach Dukle Speck has classed his team as spotty and experienced at key points. The Seminoles will have seven new faces in the starting lineup, five in the line and two in the - • -field But they still have the main in their highly-respected offensive machine of last year. Tommy Spiers, considered by many as one of the state's best passers Is back along with his No. One throwing target, end Warren. Welnberg. And Harvey Lee Hill, thJ gazelle-like fullback Is back to rr»ki the Tribe's T-formation ground attack go. All three were all-stater* last year. Re«d Courier News Classified Ad«. ranged, pending the outcome of the two pennant racw. Inflationary Dowries KHARTOUM, Anglo - Egyptian Sudan W) — The official Sudan Monthly Record reports that high price demanded as a bridal dowry is causing serious difficulties in remote Equatoria province, just north of the African equator. The record says two tribal councils recently discussed "the high rate of bride price with the consequent tendency to.hire temporarily rather than buy, for permanence." • Distinction! ...YOUR SUIT TAILORED TO MEASURE KAHN TAILVRINS Tfrair Mr. Martin Robertson •.. Will b« At Our Store FRIDAY & SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7 & 8 Bringing to you the latest in fashion* and fabrics for fall and winter. Sea chest newest ideas in suits and topcoat* for men and women. Let him help you make your selections and take your measurements for deliver)' at any time you specify.

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