The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 7, 1951 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 7, 1951
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1951 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEYBH King Cotton Open Qualifying Starts —Courier News Photo SOPHOMORE POWER—If the 1951 Chicks are wealthy anywhere, one of these spots is at end and these two»jumor high graduates Billy Gllbow <lelt) and Bob Hill are two of the reasons why. In spile of their lack of high school experience, Gllbow and Hill are being groomed Tor plenty of defensive varsity action this fall. They will be used primarily against T-formation teams. Weatherman Favors Indians In Hot American League Race Cleveland . New York . Boston . .. Chicago . . Detroit . .. Philadelphia Washington £t. LCULS . . AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. ..85 50 ..82 49 .630 .626 78 73 61 56 53 40 .605 545 .459 .418 .408 .308 G.B. 1 '4 U '.4 23 2814 29 ',i 42 'A 'Rained-Out Yank-Boston Twin Bill Is Re-Scheduled for Closing Days B; JOE REICHLER Associated Press Sporls Writer The weatherman, usually an impartial fellow, appears to have ranged himself alongside the front-running Cleveland Indians in the three-team fight for the American League pennant. Brooklyn . r New York . St. Louis . . Boston . -. Philadelphia Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . Chicago . NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. . 85 47 . 81 54 . 67 63 . 65 66 65 51 . 57 56 .644 .600 .515 .406 .485 .422 .422 .418 G.B. 6'.4 17 19'.4 21 29 >,i 2914 30 SOUTHERN .ASSOCIATION >Y L ' Pet. G.B. Little Rock . 60 .600 B rmingham ... 81 69 .540 llf'ilobile Memphis . Nashville . Atlanta . . Chattanooga New Orleans 79 77 , 76 , 14 , 62 . 61 .530 .513 .507 .490 .413 .407 9 lOVi 13 14 1614 28 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League Pittsburgh 7. Cincinnati 4 Et. Louis 10. Chicago 2 Philadelphia at Brooklyn rain New York at Boston rain American League Chicago 9, St. Louis 4 Boston at New York rain Washington at Philadelphia rain Only games scheduled Southern Association Birmingham 5, Mobile 2 New Orleans 5, Atlanta 3 Chattanooga 1, Memphis 0 Only games scheduled Rain, washing out yesterday's doubleheader between New York and Boston, must h a v_e brought cheer and comfort to 'the Tribe. It forced rescheduling of the Yankee-Red Sox games for the final, vital days of the flag race and p] seed a he a vy burden on New York and Boston. Scheduled games between the Dodgers and Phillies, Giants and Braves, and Senators and Athletics, also were rained out. The Indians and Detroit Tigers hart an off day. The Yankee-Red Sox games had to be fitted into the schedule part.s of doubleheaders on Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29 The season ends with a single game on Sunday, Sept. 30. No other dates at Yankee Stadium were available Five Times In Three Days This means the Yankees and Red Sox will five times in the IRS three days and eight times In the last 10. On Sept. 21, 22. 23, th Yanks and Red Sox are scheduled :n play a three-game series in Bos on. in the meantime, the Tribe figures to have a breather. Th schedule gives Cleveland a day of on Friday, the 28th, and pits th Indians against Detroit in alngl parties Saturday end" Sunday. Th Tigers have won just one of the: 17 games with the Indians. Whereas Boston must cram 1 games into the final 10 days, an New York nine, Cleveland play only six—five with Detroit and on with the Chicago White Sox. Th four days should provide pitcher Bob Feller, Bob Lemon, Early Wyn and Mike Garcia with plenty i rest. The scheduling of those doubl headers so late in the season ma twi- TODAYS GAMES National League Philadelphia at Brooklyn New York at Boston , St. Louis at Pittsburgh night Chicago at Cincinnati night American League Washington at New York Boston at Philadelphia (2 night) Cleveland at St. Louis (2 twl- nighir Detroit at Chicago (2 twi-night) Southern Association Night Games Nashville at Memphis Birmingham fit Mobile Chattanooga at Little Rock Only games scheduled rq« an unprecedented post-season ayoff of rained out games. Under new rules, adopted by the Amerian League last winter, two days re set aside after the regular seam for the purpose of playing off ostponed games that have a direct earing on the pennant race. One Game Edge The washout left the standings as ley were, Cleveland holds a one- ame advantage over the. Yankees nd lead Boston by four lengths. 'he Red Sox are much closer in he important "lost" column, how- ver. They have lost 51 games to he Indians' 50 and the Yankees' Brooklyn still leads the iy five and a half games Giants in the National but has a seven game lulge on the losing side. The Giants lave 19 games left to play to 22 ir the Dodgers. In the only games played yesterday, the St. Louis Cardinals trounced the Chicago cubs, 10-2, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated Cincinnati, 7-4. and the Chicago White Sox humbled the St.'Louis Browns, 9-4. Horns runs by Stan Musial, his 32nd, Billy Johnson, Hal Rice and Red Schoendienst paced the Cards to victory over Chicago. The Pirates built up » 7-0 lead and weathered •a. four run seventh inning uprising to down the reds.: Bill Howerton clubbed a three-run homer for the Pirates. Howie pollett, with help from Ted Wilks was the winner. The White Sox blasted out 17 hits with pitcher Randy Gumpert leading the way with four singles. Minnie Mlnoso contributed three doubles and Ed Robinson his 26th home run. One-Half ol Field] Tees-Olf Today Leading Mississippi Amateur Joins Ranks; Sellers Wrecks Par Qualifying play in *the Blytheville <Coun try Club's King Cotton Open began today with approximately one-half of the 200-man pro-amateur field firing their qualifying rovinds, Qualifying action slatted shortly before noon today nnd was scheduled to continue throughout the afternoon. The other half of the larger- than-expecled field will fire qualifying shots tomorrow. Roland iSkeeter) Bishop, registration chairman for the evrnt salt morning that several late entries have been received and among them was Tom Walsh, one of Mississippi's leading amateurs. Walsh arrived in Blytheville thi morning to register for the open. He came here from El Dorado where last week he was runner-up amateur in the Oil Belt Tournament. Hillman Robbins, a leading Memphis amateur and rated as the man to beat in the amateur division, led today's qualifiers. He was slated to fire his 18-hole qualifying round this afternoon. Top Pros Entered There are a number ol top 'notch pros entered in the meet, including Paul Farrlngton oC Dyersburg, Tenn., who is scheduled to take over soon as Blytheville Country Club pro. Farrington served notice on the pro field Wednesday when he tied the course record of 67 In a warm-up round. Gib Sellers, Hot Springs pro, gave par a severe beating in a 14-hole warm up yesterday afternoon. Sellers finished the 14th five under par. He probably will qualify today. Another leading pro anri one of the top contenders for the open title is Buddy Viars of St. Louis' Mea- riowbrook Country Club. Viars Is protege of Sammy Snead, one of the' nation's leading professional golfers. After tomorrow's qualifying rounds the amateur field will be cut to 60 for Sunday's finals. The pro field will not be cut with all qualifiers, eligible to compete In the match play. Andy Cusick of Little Rock, who won the last King Cotton Open in 194*7, is expected to be on hand to defend his title. However, H. P. Childress of Memphis, the 19i7 amateur champ, will not compete. The tournament has been thrown open to the public with no admission price charged spectators. Master Schedule of Missco Teams Sept. 1 Osceola at Wynne Shawnee at Hughes Burdette at Corning' Earle at Wilson IjUxon at Shawnee Kept. 13. Blytheville B at Earle BlythevUle Jrs. at Marked Tree Sept. 14 Marked Tree at Blythevlllt Paragould at Osceola Burdette at Shawnee Sept. 2* Blytheville B at Burdett* Keiser Jrs. at West Memphli Southslde (Mctni theville Blytheville Jrs. at Newport Shawnee Jrs. at Keiser Osceola. Jrs. al Paragould B it Ely- Oct. 19 Whltehaven, Tenn., at Blytheville Osceola at Corning Lxoura at Burdette Keiser at Wilson Sept. 21 Poplar Blutf at, BlyUievilli Keiser at Hickory Ridge Luxora at Wilson Piggott at Osceola West Memphis at Shawnea Ocl. 25 Osceola Jrs. at Jonesboro Jackson, Tenn., Jrs. al Blytheville Sept. 2J Blytheville B at Osceola Poplar Bluff Jrs. at Blythevilte Truman Jrs. at Reiser Shawnee Jrs. at Osceola Sept. 58 Benton. III., at Blytheville Harrisburg at WUson Luxora at Lepanto Osceola at West Memphis Keiser at Shawnee Hughes al Burdette (To be played at Osceola) Oct. 4 Walnut Ridge Jrs. at Blythevtlle Osceola Jrs. fit Marked Tree Oct. 2« Whltehaven, Tenn,, at. Osceola Wilson at West Memphis Trurnann at Burdette Nov. 1 Blytheville B at Wilson Osceola Jrs. at Blytheville West Memphis Jrs. at Keiser NOT. 2 Piggott at BlythevUle Occeola at Shawnee Burdette at Lepanto NOT. 8 Osceola Jr». at Keiser Oct. 5 Blytheville at Jackson. Tenn. Trumann at Keiser Wilson at Shawnee Burdett* at Luxora NOT. « Paragould at Blythevllle Osceola at Wilson Shawnee at Earle Burdette at Trumann Keiser at Harrisburg Joe Denton Wins Country Club Crown Bill Joe Denton, Wilion golfer, wrapped up his second BlythevHto ountry Club Championship in three years yesterday when he defeated eorge Hubbard, Jr., 6-5. NOT. 19 Keiser Jn. at Bhawne* Oct. 11. Paragould Jrs. at Blythevilla Osceola Jrs. at Reiser NOT. 1« Lepanto at Osceola Shawnm at Harrisburg Wilson at Burdette Coming at Keiser Oct. IS Dierfcs at Blytheville Bartlett, Tenn., at Osceola Keiser at Burdett* Osceoli at Marked Tre« Shawnee at Lepanto Schedule 'Isn't So Easy/ Mosley Tells Rotarians "Our schedule isn't as good na we'd like, but we've done the best we can wilh it ... and it's probably not M easy a* ft lot of people think." Chick Bees Book Six Game Slate Junior Varsity Squad To Open Season at Earl* Next Thursday Blythevillc Hi{*h School's ne>vly created B football team will play ts Jirst game next Thursday night nsalnnL the Earle High School team at Karlc. The Earle giuiie Js one ol the five that have been booked for the Chtcks' Juntor vnrsity so fur. The incomplete schedule wns announced yesterday by Bob Newman, B team coach. Besides Earlr, the Chick jay-vees will take on Btirdette, Osceola, Southside of Me'mphls and Wilson In that order. Coach Newman said he hoped to' line up one or two more games lo fill some open dates on his team's schedule. The B squad at present has three open dates on its slate. The Chicks Bees will close their season at Wilson on Nov. 1. Coach Newman Kaid thnt he had 25 boys meeting dally workouts and hoped to increase this number before the opening of the season. The majority of the squad Is made up of boys who have never played football before. The schedule: Date Opponent Sept. U Earle Burdette Osceola B Open Open Southslda Open Wilsom at Wilson Playing over a.36-liole roule. Denton set a blistering pace with a 3531-31 before he closed Hubbard out with a fourth hole birdie on the fourth nine. Difference «ras spelled on the first nine when Hubbard went Jive flown with a four-over-par 40 while Denton was firing a one-under 35, Hubbard came back the second nine with a 35 bill Dent/m's 34 save the latter a six-hole lead at the end of 18. ncnton remained five up at the end of 27 holes, after he lost ona hole shooting a 31 while Hubbard had a 3G. C. c. Councille was second flight winner with a victory over B. A. Lynch. I. R. Coleman and Arch Catchings were to meet today to decide a third flight champion, Newton Whitis defeated Chester CaUiweU, sr,. for championship honors In the fourth night. Chicks Lose to Noogans Again; Play Vols Tonight Bj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Memphis' reeling Chicks, after losing four straight to seventh place Chattanooga, play hosts to the menacing Nashville Vols tonight in the opener of a fight, for fourth place and -a berth in the Southern Association playoffs. Douglas Shifts Team Around U.A. Mentor Seeks Versatility in Squad FAYETTTEVILLE. Ark.. Sept. 7. (JPl —Co^ch Oatis Douglas Is looking for versatility In his 1951 Arkansas football squad, indicating that the era of specialization is at an end for the Razorbncks. 'For Instance, sophomore Laniar McHan of Lake Village, whose running from the T quarterback ' slot was impressive in spring practice, now is being worked also at fullback, where his power can be better utilized. He'll continua to play some at quarterback. Sophomore fullback Red Warren is being tried at offensive end, and has shown up well there in the lirst week of fall practice. Prank Fischel. senior defensive end. Is tryine his hand at center, where Injuries have cut into the porkers' depth. Billy Picken's, a sophomore who earned all-state honors as a high scorer at DeQup.en high school, setting a chance to double as of- Blytheville High School 'Coach Russell Mosley was the speaker and he was talking to members of Bly- thevtlle'E Rotary Club. yesterday. Frankly, Mosley told the group, Marked Tree was scheduled as an| easy game (It's the Chicks' opener one week from tonightl. Here's the way Mosley looks »t the other teams on hi* schedule: Poplar Bluff: Lost only live men of a 45-man squad. Team spirit was poor after last vear'» loss to Bly- thevllle and the Mules lost several games they weren't supposed to. They improved at end ol season and figure to be tough. Benton, III.: One man was declsr- ed ineligible and Injuries to five key players before the Blytheville gam* last year contributed to the Chicks rout. Benton each year has over,IOC boys playing football so they should M strong. Jackson Is Strong Jackson, Tenn.: Lost nothing ofl list year's squad which was on« nl the best-coached teams Blythevllle played. The Bears will be loaded with letttrmen and shape up as the Chicks' most formidable opponents Dierks: Unknown quantity and quality. Mosley Is leery because they wanted to play so badly they nifti ad a one-year contract to make th long (rip to Blythcvlllf. Whitehaven, Tenn.: Gave Chick all the football g»me they couli handle last year before losing, K 14. Had big, rough line and on« o their speedy halfbacks is returning Picgott: "We hope this will be a easy one." Sept. 20 Sept, 27 Oct. 4 Ctct. 11 Oct.' 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 TV here at Earle at Burdetti at Osceola here [xpelled Army ridder Takes Talents to Kansas HAHRISBURG, Pa,, Sept. 7. M 9 ) —The Harrisburg Patriot reported today that Gilbert M. Reich, one of he 9D West Point cadets expelled m cribbing charges, has been admitted tfl the University of Kansas- The story said Reich, defensive quarterback on last year's Army ootball tenm, would leave today !or Lawrence, Kas,, to study en- ineering. Reich told the newspaper h* -sift not play varsity athletic* for hl» first year there. However,, he added, he hopes to play football and basketball when he become* eliglblt nnxt fall. Paragould: Have been moved down to Inter in the season <Nov.'0> and should be better prepared for Blytheville than In previous years. Want More Game* Mosley said he still hopes to add ne and possibly two games but had 4 negative replies on hli desk no*"I am pretty sure that w« will M able to add at least one team rom Memphis and one from St. Louis for next year. "And there Is t, good possibility hat we can get two Memphis earns, 1 ' he stated. In reviewing team prospects, Mosey said lack of experience and re ,erve depth are, weakest points. Three serious Injuries have already crippled the backfield, he said. Other guests included assistant coach Bill Stancil, Junior High Coach Harold Stockton and "B' Team Coach Bob Newman. Texas Nine Wins Semi-Pro Title WICHITA, Kas., Sept, 7. (>P»—Tin SinLon, Tex., Oilers are the new na tlonal semipro baseball tournamen champions ending 3 four-year reigi Table Tennis Has Blind Umps, Too TORONTO. Sept, 7. —A blind umpire? And popular with piayers and fans alike? It doesn't seem possible, but it Is. Charles Mcdick. 28. sightless since inlancy, arrived here today tn officiate at the Canadian National Exhibition Canadian- and International table tennis championships^ | Medick referees by ear. The sound of the ball htttine the table or nf?t cives him a mental picture of the play. The Chicks, wno took the first of a five-game series from Chattanooga and then last four in a row by one run, bowed last night to the fjookout- 1 ;. 1-0. Dick Welterolh, young Chattanooga righthander, hurled a superb three-hiHeT. A long fly by Lookout Fred Taylor scored Hal Haddican in the ninth and gave Welteroth hts seventh victory. He has dropped nine. Lefty Dick Llttletield matched Wflteroth until the ninth and fan- ned 13. The loss cut Memphis' fourth- place margin over Nashville to one game. Birmingham tightened Its hold en s.ccond spot by clipping Iht third place Mobile Bears, 5-2. Ralph Brickncr. with some ninth-inning aid from Herschell Freeman, picked up his 15th victory against nine defeats. The decision increased the Baron's bulge over the Bears to a by an Indiana team. Sinton '.von the title last nigh* by beating the Atwater, Calif., Packers 3-0 to wind «p toe lengthy double-elimination tournament. Fort Wayne, Ind..' had held th* championship four years In succw- sion but this year it failed to reach even the semifinals.' Motorist!' Delight Eight states lour their highways with magnetic sweepers to keep down the flat-tire toll: Arkansas, Kansas, Minnesota. Mississippi Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Oklahoma. The sweepjrt are trucks equipped with huge electro- ma;neu, ind an avmgt of six pounds of tire-damaging metal per mile per year Is collected. game and a hall. Slan Wenlzel continued his personal crusade against the Atlanta Crackers, belling two homers to lead New Orleans to a 5-3 tnumph and a sweep of the three-game series. Nashvtlle and not scheduled. Little RocX were lensive guards Dave Lashley of Faycttevil.e and Sammy Dumas of E! Dorado, both sophomores, are drilling at end on nelcnae. Offensive center Bob Griffin again i.s doubling at defensive tackle, a post at, which he was. outstanding on occasion last season. c FOR SALE 1—Melal Stenographer's Desk 4_Mctal Office Chairs 1—Oak Desk 2—Oak Swivel Chairs 1—Metal Filing Cabinet 1—Remington Typewriter I—Untlerwoud Adding .Machine )— Schwab safe 1S".\24" 1—Oil Heater PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Telephone 1153 ATTENTION LANDOWNERS If you ore interested in selling or trading your farm you should contact the A. T. Earls Real Estate & Loan Co. "There is no substitute for experience" A. T. Karls Bakerville, Mo. Lewis \V. Stone I-ilbourn, Mo. Novel \V. ljuncan Kennelt, Mo. Mr. Business Man: Mr. Home Owner: Mr. Automobile Owner: SAVE ON INSURANCE COST! Let me fell you how to save money on your Insurance cosf wilh complete insurance coverage. Standard Non-Assessable policies. Prompt Claim Service. FIRE - AUTOMOBILE - BURGLARY • Hold Up • Workman's Compensation HOSPITAL- LIFE- BONDS- PLATE GLASS RAYMOND ZACHRY MUTUAL INSURANCE AGENCY 202 Isaacs Bld§. Phone 3490 100 Caddies Needed at Blytheville Country Club for Friday, Saturday & Sunday September 7 - 8 - 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.

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