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PAGE TEN BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,1951 ,n A &,if, Benfon, Mi., Wants to Cancel Chick Game; AAA Hurts Magnolia's Hopes Short Snorts— The Chicks, who Jme been plagued with schedule worries every *itie« that unforguttuble day two years ago when three of the stale's big boys, Little Hock, North Little Hock ami Pine JJhifl,' put on the kfng-sfced squeeze act, arc about to have troubles again. Just when CoiiL'U Huss Moslcy Efts » decent, \\wn\\ of games worked out, one of the loiuns tries to back out of its contract. The latest is Beaton, III., whu-h is stated lo come to Hlytheville Sept. i 28 for a gcime, has notified school [ officials here that it nifty have lo cancel its date. There's nothing definite as yet but Coach Mosley is already looking for a fill-hi gnine. W. D. TonJiney. high school principal, explained that Benton school officials notified him of the cancellation possibilities yesterday. They gave as a reason Ihnt Ben ton is hi a Southern Illinois conference and in order to lie eligible for the conference championship each team is required to phy ?. certain number of conference gnnies. Benton is one game uhy and is sec-kins to replace Ihe Cluck. 1 ) with a conference opponent. Surely this fact was known v/hen Chick officials in Vied a two-year contract and made (he long trip to Bfiiton last year- Why wasn't something said then? Magnolia Squad Hit Although there's been no official word from (lie Arkansas Alh- Iclic Association, reports from a reliable and unimpeachable source- received litre Is Ihat Magnolia High school's football prospects have been dealt a telling bloiv by Incllfflbillly action by the high school governing body. The report is that a' Magnolia player, whose parents live In Louisiana, has been rtcelarert inctigt- hlc for high school athletics In Arkansas on the grounds that lie had earlier been declared Ineligible In Louisiana because lie had attained the maximum age for high school players in that stale, which is 19. It seems lite hid moved lo Magnolia after I lie Louisiana action, spent his required year in ibe school, and was assumed eligible by Magnolia sclior>l officials because the, ma vim am age In Arkansas is 21. But the AAA said niXj if you arc declared Ineligible in oiu- stale vim iirc ini'ligHiEc in Arkansas regardless of your ase Hubble Gum Beauly If you're looking for n cood belly hut;h sometime just drop out to football practice most any afternoon ami watch the Paps' "pfiuiut" tjunr- terback. Mickey Shclton, in action. Mickey stands .scarcely waist high to a lot- of Ins team mates and he looks as if he won't weigh 50 pounds uniform anil all. But he handles his split-T duties like n veteran, His favorite past litne Is chewing bubble gum and when he's not busy running the team, he stands around blowing huge bubble^ "1! you don't think ho can run that T, you're badly mistaken," says Pup Coach Harold Stockton, "lie take. 1 ; his football seriously In spite of his s]-/,c and hLs bubble gum."... Hot Pennant Races Get Tighter as Both Yanks, Bums Lose By JOE REICHI.ER Associated Press Sports Writer Say, doesn't anybody want to win the pennanl? That seems to be the picture today as the top contenders in the American and National Leagues keep passing up cliiincc after chance lo take a stranglehold on first place. The New York Yankees appeared^ on Ihe way lo the American League Brundage Raps College Sports Adds 'n' End* Huhc lloytf., who IfII Osccola Jlfgli tu-o years ago, is now head football couch at 11 nines High in Memphis. His team won its first two games of the so a son . .Jimmy Fisher, Chick cagi: coach says he already has three games ivlth Memphis teams, Humes, South Side and Mtissick, and is dickering with a fourth, Catholic High The University of Alabama football coaching staff lias a total of over 70 yvnrs coaching experience at (he university. Head Coach Harold (Iteil) Drew is beginning his nth season ;it Alabama and Line Conch Hank Crisp Ills 25th .rear. . .Tn addition In Corry Field, Flu., which the Indians play here nc.xt month .Arkansas State College has two other .service learns on ifs schedule. The Redskins t»p- cncd the season agnlnst Memphis Navy Inst week ami yesterday signed Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., to fill ;iu open date. Major League Czars To Meet Tomorrow CHICAGO, Sept. 19. (AP>—Major league club owners began arriving today, 24 hours before they official!)' convene to try to agree on a baseball com miss inner. Undoubtedly, there will be many* (secret- hotel-room meet ing among the 16 magnates with Ihe hope of approaching a clear-cu^ decision beforehand. Otherwise, tomorrow's parley could well be a drawn-out affair of wheedling the 12 majority votes needed to name a. successor for the.) deposed A. B. (Happy) Chandler, a $65,000 per year man. Generally regarded as the main candidates after two New York sessions cf screening prospects Are Warren Giles and Ford Frick. But if a stalemate should develop, a clnrk- horse could slip In or the owners could vote for adjournment to continue R quest of new timber. Giles Is me courtly-mannered' States and Great Britain, the president ol the Cincinnati Reds flhrt member of the major's foxir- man executive committee — a highly respected member of baseball's hierarchy. The lean, gras'irig Frick. public better fcno\vn tliat Giles, has run the National League as president since 1934 with a minimu Britain and U.S. \doptGolfCode Sfymie Is Eliminated By New Rules Change ST. ANDREWS, Scotland. Sept. 19. (AP)—The stymie Is dead in match piny golf, effective Jnn 1 1952. Elimination of the stymie Is the most significant of a new international code of the game which has now been adopted by the United big golf-playing nations. two The Royal and Ancient Oolf Club yesterday approved the uniform rules, previously accepted by the United States Golf Association. Other principal rules In the new code: 1. Stroke and distance will be He was considered for the post when Chandler was elected in 1945. In the screening proce5ses. numerous ballots were taken and nine votes veer the most any candidate m of fuss, charged on all lost ball, out-of- tammrts and unplayable lies. In the past Britain's penalty has been distance only on o\ll of bounds. 2. The smaller British ball—1.62 Inches In diameter compared with America's 1.68—will be permitted flag after winning those vital games from Cleveland Sunday and Monday. So what happened? The Yankees blew a 7-1 decision to the fourth place Chicago White Sox last night. Yliai cut their lead over the Indians Horn a lull game to a microscopic three percentage points. Now take Boston's third place Red Sox. Winner of six of their la.st seven starts, the Red Sox seemed reatly to deliver the knockout punch to the groggy Indians. Instead, the tribe sharpened their tomahawks and scalped the Boslon- lans, 0-4. The defeat left the Red Sox still two and a half games off the pace. Even Brooklyn joined the act. Generally regarded as sure-fire world series participants, the Dodgers noiv find themselves hard put to keep the persistent New York Giants off their necks. Dodgers Lead Dwindles The Dodgers saw their once 13',i tame mnriiln shrink to three last night when they bowed to the St. Louis Cardinals, 7-1, as the Giants took a 6-5 squeaker from Cincinnati. While (here is some reason for Dodger alarm. It would still take a minor miracle for the Giants to overhaul them. Brooklyn owns a commanding five-game bulge In the important losing side. The Giants have only eight games left to play niiainst the Dodgers' 12. That's where the Yankees have their edge, too—In the losing side. Cleveland has won two more than New York but the Indians also have lost two more. They have only seven games left to 11 for New York and 12 for Boston. However. New York and Boston clash eight more times. Pitcher Billy Pierce and outfielder Eddie Stewart collaljorated to beat the Yankees. The little lefthander throttled the Yankees with eight hits for his 14th triumph. Stewart, an ex-Yankee, hit a home run to lie the score at 1-1. then shattered the deadlock with a bases-loaded single in the eighth which put the Box in front. 3-1. Chicago added four more runs and routed Vic Raschl before the inning ended. The Yankee righthander, who was gunning for his 20<ri victory, went down to his loth defeat Instead. Garcia Slops Bosox Mike Oarcla, the strong-armed Cleveland righthander, was successful in his attempt for his 20th triumph. The Mexican hurler held Hie Red Sox to nine hits and helped himself to a mighty double in the Indians four-run sixth Inning that sent.. Bill Wight down to his .sixth defeat.-: Young Tom Poholsfcy limited the Dodgers to eight hits in posting his sixth win for the Cards. A five-run fifth. Ignited by rookie Vcrn Benson's home run off loser Ralph Branca, clinched the victory. George Spencer helped Dave ICoslo post his ninth New York victory with a sterling ninth in nlng relief Job. The young right- hander retired pinch hitter Hank Edwards lor the final out after the Beds had scored three times and U.S. Olympic Head Says School Officials Ignoring Athletics CHICAGO. Sept. !D. </f>y--AVery Brundage, uncompromising spokesman for amateurism in athletics called today on American colleges to reform their football program In order to save (he sport. "Responsibility lor the evils of football can be laid squarely on the doorsteps of the top level college administrative authorities, and not on the athletic departments, 1 said Brundage, "It Is their responsibility to correct the situation and prevent it from becoming a national scandal." The reform Brundage prcposes is simple: "College sports departments should be put on a par with the academic departments." he' said "We got into our present difficulty because our colleges followed the medieval notion that only the mint counts. They scorned the bcdy They also scorned the athletic departments. "So college presidents and faculties paid no heed to the mad merry-go-round that football created— rich inducements to players, heav Eer demands on coaches, bigger am more expensive publicity depart ments. biseer and better stadiums The colleges did pay heed, how ever, to the money that footbal produced. "What we have now is the natural result of putting the emphasi. on dollars and publicity. In fact .he athletic departments have done highly successful Job of getting both. "Abuses overlooked or toleratec In football are spreading to othei clean nnd healthy sports and game, and poisoning our entire amateu program. "The way to stop this is to gi back to the ancient Greek idea in international matches. Leaders Major League received, three less than the required majority, Giles received the nine, and a high hrsnball source sr\trt they represented the nine clubs that supported Chandler in his ouster movement ia.M winter. Tills same source said a deadlock looms between Giles mid Fricfe. \ By THE ASSOCIATED S'KKSS Another well-placed person said ] American League that in the previous bnlloling, James 1 Batting 'based on ,150 Mines at A. Farley, cluiirnmn nf (he board i bat)—Fain, Philadelphia .3-1-1; \VL1~ of Coca Coin export, received eight! liams. Boston .326. voles: Gov. Frank Lausche of Ohio.! R u n s—DiMnggto. Boston m; iie\er more thrui MX. nnrt Gen. Tto?- j Williams. Boston 108. sic O'Dcmndl seven Ljuishe formally withdrew from con.Mclerntion in a statement Sat- unh'.y. Gen. O'Donnell ha? publicly dcrlnrcd he would not be intcrcMed in the job. Run* batted In—Williams. Boson 125; Zcrnial. Philadelphia m Hits—DIMagRlo, Boston 131- KeU 3elroit H8- Doubles—Di Ma r;^ in, Ho:, ton cmd o. Chicago 33. had the tying and winning runs on base. Monte Irvin's 22nd homer In the fourth with one on proved to be the winning blow. Elsewhere, the St. Louis Brown* swept A twi-night doubleheader from Washington, 8-0 and 3-2; Detroit topped t h e Philadelphia Athletics, 8-6; Pittsburgh nipped Boston's Braves, 6-5 and Chicago's Cubs defeated the Philadelphia Phils, 1-4. Burdette-BeeGame To Be Played Here Tomorrow Night Site for the Chick B team's game with Burdette High School, originally scheduled to be played at Burdette tomor- •ow afternoon, has been moved to Blytheville, Bob Newman, 3 team coach said yesterday. + The game will be a night aftxBI Coach Newman said and is scheo? uled to start at 8 o'clock. Change In the site for the game was made at the request of Burdette officials who said that their new football field is not ready to be played on. At the same time Newman announced the change in the site for the B game. Head Coach Russell Mosley announced that the Chicks' game with Poplar Bluff here Fr[day night will start 15 minutes later than scheduled. The game was originally slated for 8 p.m. but now has been set back to 8:15. —Courier News Photo MIGHTY MITE—He's the smallest man in the Chicks' backfield but Donald Gentry is one of the fastest and most consistent players on the sqund. He operates his 150 pounds at fullback and proved himself a very capable broken field runner last week when he hauled down a Marked Tiee pass at the goal line and scampered 100 yards to a touchdown. Donald is a junior and a letterman. 'Gotta Win Em All,' Leo Says of Giants' Chances CINCINNATI, Sept .19. (AP)—"We've got to win them all." That was the very quiet observation by the usually loquacious Leo Durocher, manager of the New York Giants, alter his ball club had climbed to within three games of first place in the National League. The Giants had just staggered in for ;\ 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds while the St. Lcuis Cardinals were beating the Brooklyn Dodgers. Is Leo superstitious? I He slued away trom the question! and said only: "I never predict anything. We just play to win today's game." It wa^ chen that he looked into space and said softly, "we've got to win them all." Leo probably was thinking about the cold statistics of the standings which show his Giants have lost five more games than :Sie Dodgers. game losing streak at the start o the season. The 16-game winning streak helped boost the Giants into their present second place position, which puts equal emphasis on de- j Those games are gone forever so it vcloplng the body along with the! explains why Leo feels the Giants mind—which makes sport fun in-; can't afford to lose any more, stead of a commercial enterprise."! But In saying "we've got to win Brundage, who has been presi-'ihem all" he also may have been dent of the U.S. Olympic Associa-i thinking of a 16-game winning tion since 1928 and is international, su&ak the Giants had earlier Olympic committee vice-president season. as well. Is so concerned to set the rcccrd straight on amateurism that Purdue Extends Sfu Holcomb's Pact 10 Years LAFAYETTE, Ind., Sept. 19. Purdue University has come up with one answer to the problem of over emphasized intercollegiate athletics: Take the heat off the coaches. Dr. Frederick L. Hovde. Purdue president, disclosed yesterday that the university has extended head football coach Stuart K. (Stu) Hoi- New York . ileveland . Boston . ., Chicago . , Detroit . ., Philadelphia Washington St. Louis . AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L Pet. ,. 89 54 .622 G.B. .. 91 .. 86 .. 77 .. 68 .. 64 .. 50 .. 46 .619 .606 .531 .469 .438 .392 .322 13 22 261 i 33 43 Atom Cited as Cause Of Ruined Flax Crop SINGAPORE; 100 mi Ire (mm bomb test been me raciioad ive after the explosion, R.A.F. officers at Chan si airport near here were told. Donald portv>ay. master ol St. Catherine*.* college. Cambridge Uni- vcr.<--i;y. Irctnrin? to the men, said the flnx ' in which Triples— Mmo5o. Chicago 14; Fox j stud Colemrtn, Chic^o 10 Home run.*—/.ornlal. Philadelphia 31. Williams, Boston 30. j Stolen b.VM>s-Mhu;so, ChU-^o 20; i Busby, Chic.ieo 2$. • Flax iuo'-vini ! Pitching i based on 10 decisions^ Amciican atom -Kinder. Boston 11-2 ,3-if,; Feller Cleveland 22-8 .733; Martin, Phila- u?cd to make paper films v.ere packed. The delphia. 11-4. .733. Strikeout*-— Raschl, New 153, Lemon. Cleveland 132. National I.rncuo Battuu?—MuJ-ial, St. Ix>ui Ashburn, Philadelphia ,343. K u n s -Killer, Mustal. St. Louis 118. 207' 38; Pittsburgh FUoiri raduitLcm.^ resulted in an '*Xray" effect which completely six>il- ed the fimi. c . The test explosion in New Mexico. he paid, turned the sands of the dessert for mile? around into R green. cla-s-Uke substance. Souvenir necklace. 1 ; were made from this sub-lance, He ?nid the wearers been a:e unnccotmtably ill and the trouble was finally traced to radio- acfivitv ::i the "irlnss". Port way asserted he thought that KiisM;\ I,icc;ed wc]l he-hind the Allied powers in her atomic research and development. The hrceM Ifimascry in Tibet, | him sing more than 3,OfK) monks, isl Relatively quiet .since 1912 jv n?.me<i "The Ii-lnnd of Completely' Katmai. Alaskan volcano -h->\v Victorious Jo>fulness", (n English;some activity in isi-t, 1920 ' Uanslauon. 11929 and 193L. .363; 122; Graziano Fights Janiro Tonight DETROIT, Sept. 19. </Pj — Rocky Grnziano's superior punching power mako.s him an 8-to-5 favorite In his scheduled 10-round middleweight bout with Tony Janiro here tonight, The granite - chinned gladiator from the Brcux was a heavier vorite — 12 lo 5 — in two previous bouts with the baby-faced scrapper from Youngstown, O. The closeness of those fights however, has cut the wagering margin. Both fighters will be bidding for one of bcxing's best "tnoney shots' —a crack at Sugar Ray Robinson's 160-pound crown. The winner stands a good chance of gaining an engagement in February with Sugar Ray. the ring's hottest box office attraction at the moment. Runs batted in— Irviii \ C w York 111: Gordon, Boston lOfi. Hits— Ashburn. Philadelphia Musial. St. Louis 1%. Doubles — Dark. Neu York rCIuszewski, Cine-mint) 3n. Triples-Musial. St. Louis 12' Bell. Pittsburgh II. Home rims KiTH-r. 41; Hodges. Brooklyn 3S Stolen b.ues.-Jcihioi-. Boston 35- . Ashburn. Philadelphia 29. Pitching. -Roe. Brooklyn '0-^ .909; Maclie, Xew York 21-6 773 Strikeouts- Spahn. Boston 157 Xcwcoir.be, Brooklyn 143. Barber bemoans Loss Of 'Arty' Haircuts TORONTO (Pi -~ I^eslic Higgins, Liverpcol-born barber, says the Duke of Edinburgh likes his hair "a bit long, but neat." And it suits him perfectly, says the 45-year-old hair snipper. He should know — he cut the Duke's hair in England for U years. Hig- Rins, once barber to the Duke of Kent and the Duke of Gloucester, and to King Carol of Romania and Paul of Yugoslavia, now is work- Ing in a Toronto barber shop. Tic plans to offer his services to the Duke during the royal tour In October. "It would be nice to get back to the artistic side of hair- I cutting," he, says. "Canadians just 1921, i jump Into the chair and shout: 'Short, front and back.'" Sunny Brook • BRAND LJeerlfr/ds /is fibme* Brooklyn . New York . St. Louis . , Boston . . Philadelphia Cincinnati , Chicago . . Pittsburgh . NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. ... 90 52 ... 89 57 ... 76 68 ... 73 71 .. 69 76 ... 62 84 ..-. 60 85 ... 60 66 .634 .610 .558 .507 .476 .425 .414 .411 G.B. 3 15 18 22 Vi 30 31« 32 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League St. Louis 7, Brooklyn 1 New York 6. Cincinnati 5 Pittsburgh 6. Boston 5 Chicago 7, Philadelphia 4 American League Cleveland 6. Boston 4 Chicago 7, New York 1 Detroit 8, Philadelphia 6 St. Louis 8-3, Washington (second game 10 innings) Southern Association (Playoff) Ko games played 0-2 TODAY'S GAUIES National League Brooklyn at si. u>uis night Philadelphia at Chicago Boston at Pittsburgh Only games scheduled American League Chicago at New York Cleveland at Boston Detroit at Philadelphia St. Louis at Washington night Southern Association (Playoff) The reason for the change, Coash Mosley saidj was to avoid a conflict with church services at the First Baptist Church. Both Work Hard Both the Chicks and the Bees went through rough practice sessions yesterday as they prepared for this week's games. For the Bees, It was the last stiff practice session of trie week. They will taper off tonight with a light workout and will rest tomorrow. The Chicks will climax their hard work this afternoon and rest Thursday except for a light dress rehearsal tomorrow night. Bi!ly Michael, a rookie Chick guard candidate, joined the tribg/v ever-growing injury list yesteiflnf' when he injured his knee durmga punt return drill. The injury, however, Is not expected to keep him out of action long. During yesterday's drills, Harold Stockton, junior high coach, ran his squad against the Chicks in a dummy scrimmage drill. The Paps used Poplar Bluff play. 1 ! during the scrimmage session while the Chicks set up defenses against them. Birmingham (night) at Little Rock During their period of maximum growth, young birds consume more than then- own weight in food every day, says the National Geograph- Society. If a growing boy ate like that he could eat two or threa lambs every day. A cow is able to cellulose—cotton, for food. utilize pure example—as al five-year contract was extended won more games than any other more thai! a year ago. Tha exten- FREE! 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