The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 21, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 21, 1951
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1951 A BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN ^_^ m _ ^^^ ~—____________ — rn\JCj QCl V C/H Chicks Tackle Poplar Bluff at 8:15 Tonight '• ~ *T •! A Jfi 4 fill * - *••' There Should Be a Law Against Prognosticators but There Isn't t Maybe some day Congress will pass a law prohibiting crackpot sports ers from misleading the readers of newspapers with their wild _ iscs which they so fondly refer to as "proBnosticalions" but we doubt , if it does anytime soon. Mainly because such a law, in our opinion would York ' be ruied unconstitutional In that it violates the code of the Humane So- clel ' elsnd • ciety—kindness to dumb animals.' So until such time as Congress Mtc- I Boslon • • • • cessfully takes such action, we crackpot sports writers are going to stay , icaB ° crackpots and just prognosticate all over the place, Detroit According to the rules (or policy, »s we like to refer to them) this department and Major Hcople aren't eligible to compete In the Courier News' weekly grid pick contest but if we were, here's how we •AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pel. would pick (Note to housewives—This department will not be responsible [or any family Jewels lost by husbands Idiotic enough to wa^er on these guesses, but we will be willing to share any winnings.) POPLAR BI.UFF AT BM'THE- V1LLE—The Chicks have looked • little better In practices this week and should be ready for this one. The boys themselves admit that this one could make or break them so (hey should be up. On the other hand, Poplar Bluff «IH be out to revenge the 26-12 beat- In; they toofc last year that set a good team on a downward skid and ihe Males will be Just a* eager to take it as our Chlcka- •aws. It should make Interesting witching. Blyfheville, but It'll be close. LGGOTT AT OSCEO1A — The __.—rtbles are moving up after .. Blow start »nd It look* like they're headed for another good season. Coach. Dukie Speck's boys are a little weaker this ye"ar, true, but they should take this one. Osceola by 12 points. ARKANSAS «t OKLAHOMA A 4 M—The Porks are supposed to be a better ball club this year In all departments while press releases would have you believe Coach Ears Whttworth's Cowpokes are a trifle weaker than last year. But you can't always believe press releases. Our guest is that the Hogs' offense will go In this one but they'll get a •care. Arkansas by a TD. Others — Reiser over Hickory Ridge; Wilson over Luxora; West Memphis over Shawnee; Little Foci over Oklahoma City; North Little Rock over Helena; El Dorado over It. Smith; Hot Springs over Arlcadelpltla; Pine Bluff over Jones- Philadelphia Washington St. Louis boro; Baylor over Houston; Georgia Tech over SMU; Kentucky over Texas;' Texas A &. M over UCLA; TCU over Kansas; Texas Te;h over West Texas state; Duke over South Carolina; Georgia over George Brooklyn Washington; Mississippi State over New York Arkansas; North Carolina over N. St. Louis . .. C. State; Wake Forest over Boston! Boston College; William and Mary over Philadelphia Boston U.; Michigan State Oregon State. 91 . 92 .622' .601 .466 .442 .393 ,324 NATIONAL LEAGUE L Pel. Depl. of Ulter Stupidity Speaking of crackpots, the newspaper game is (he ideal occupation for collectors of crackpot letters. We- learned this » long time ago. In our seven years In (he fame we have received some lulus, but yesterday we received one that lops 'em all. It wasn't addressed to us. The editor received that privilege but It was given to us because our desk is % little closer to the waste can than the editor's Is. The crafty bit of penmanship was scolding Coach Russ Wesley, accusing him of being a first class prevaricator because he committed the unpardonable sin of shaving program weights. We were ringed in as accomplices to the crime because we listed various boys' weights as different from those that appeared on the program. And a couple of school officials ' were brought in because they permitted such goings on. Teh, ten. But, as in practically every case, the character who penned this sparkling bit of name-callinj refused In sign It other than "A Fan." His reason—"I live here and 1 don't want to move." So therefore ire won't bother to elaborate further after saying that at least Huss Mosley nor this deimrtmcnt didn't hide behind the U.S. Malls to do our so-called lying. We did it publicly and without shame. We hate to smell up a perfectly good waste can, though. Commissioner Frick To Change Office Site 4 NEW TORK, Sept. 21. <AP)—Ford c. .Frlck, newly-elected base- commissibner, said today he undoubtedly will establish the commissioner's office hv New York. "After all," he said, "this' 1: my home, and I don't want to leave, and it seems a logical place to have the office." Ex-commissioner A. B. Chandler moved the office from Chicago, where the late K. M. Landls had his headquarters, to Cincinnati. Frlck Indicated that he probably would ask the three-man Erecutlve Committee which has been operating the office since the departure of Chandler to continue to function through the world series at least. Frlck, with a dramatic assist of sportsmanship from Warren Giles, was named baseball's new commissioner last night at a meeting of major league club owners In Chicago. Giles late last night threw his full support behind the National League president to break a deadlock of club owners and wing sports' biggest Job to the gray, lean, 36- year-old Frlck. j^rick was given a seven-year contract at an annual salary of $55,000, about $25,000 more than he ,-e- ceived as head of the senior circuit. Frick is baseball's third commissioner. Chandler In 1945 succeeded the late Kcnesaw Mountain Landis who had served as baseball's first PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE •SO bn Ynnr Dial Saturday, Sepf. 22, 1951 MORXIKG 5:45—Sign On 5:45—Musical Round-up 6:00_News 6:03—Farm Fair 6:15— Musical Round tip 6:45— Southern Gospel Sineers 7:00--iVe«-s 7:05—Yawnin In the Mornin" 8:00— News 8:0i—Varieties In Melody Mrs Duclos News *05--Are You Listening? 10:00- -News 10:05--Are You Listening 10:30- -Hillbilly Hits 11:00—Farm Digest of the Air 11:15—Farm Krolics AFTERNOON 12:00—News 12:15—N T oon Serenade 12:30—Football Hi-lights 12:45—Noon Serenade 1:00—News 1:03—Matinee Melodies 1:30—Marine Band 1:45—Navy Show ' 2:00—News 2:05-Hlllbilly Roundup 3:00—News 3:05—Hcptlme 4:00- -News 4:0.) Murray's Madhouse j:00 News 5:0> -Record Rack 5:30—Buchanan Scoreboard 5:45—Serenade In Blue 6f:00—News 6:05—Evening Serenade 6:15— Sign Off commissioner since 1921 following the Black Sox scandal. Stengel Says Bosox Will Be Tougher How NEW YORK, Sept. 21. (fl>)_Manager Casey Stengel, whose New York Yankees have dropped eteht of eight in Boston this season thinks the Red Sox will be "tougher than ever" to beat now that their chances of winning the flag are almost negligible. ' "When the Indians knocked off Boston twice," he said after yesterday's 5-4 squeaker over the White Sox, "they not only all but knocked the Red Sox out of it, but they hurt us, too. "We'rr going to find a bunch of guys as loose as ashes when we play them in Boslon. They've got nothing to lose now, A team like that If always tough to beat. Look at the trouble we've had recently with Phfl.lrfctphla. Washington and Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago . . . 92 . 69 . 16 . 73 , 70 . 63 . 61 . 60 .039 .605 .521 ,503 .479 .429 .416 .411 G.B. G.B. 1914 32 '.i 33 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League Brooklyn 4, St. Louis 3 Cincinnati 3, New York 1 Only games scheduled, American League New York 5, Chicago 4 St. Louis 4, Washington 3 Only games scheduled .Southern Association (Playoff) Birmingham 9, Little Rock. 6 TODAY'S GAMES National League Philadelphia at Brooklyn night Chicago at St. Louis night Only games scheduled. American League New York at Boston Cleveland at Detroit Only games scheduled Barons Beat Travs Again In SA Playoff LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Sept. 21. (/Pj —The Birmingham Barons left last night for their home city, boasting a two-game edge over Ihe champion Little Rock Travelers in the Southern Association playoff finals. In a rowdy contest last night, the Barons rallied lor three runs in the ninth inning to edge the Rocks, 9 to 8. and win their second straight decision. Little Hock has et to win a game in the finals. The two teams traveled .„„„., and resume their feud in Birmingham tomorrow night, opening scheduled three-game stand. today 'Tribe After ISih Straight Victory Mules Rated Slight Favorites in Game; Win Streak at Stake Coach Rtiss Moslev's state champion Chickasaws go after their second win of the 1951 season and their 18th in a row tonight when they take on the potent Mules from Poplar Bltirf, Mo. Opening kickoff for the affair s scheduled for 8:15 pjn. 'with Haley Held to be the battle site. The game, second of the year for both teams, commands a considerable amount of interest throughout Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri as it. brings together two of the best high school football teams in this area. Coach Dutch Wyatt's Mules. 18-6 victors over a good West Plains Mo., team in their first outing, be the first big threat to the Chicks' elongated winning streak which extends all the way back to Thanksgiving Day. 1949. The Southeast Missourlans from the Ozark foothills are rated as one of the top teams of south Missouri and will rate a slight favorite over the Chicks in tonight's game. Last year, the chicks went to Poplar Bluff and came away with a 26-12 verdict but only after their toughest scrap of the year. The Mules' primary objective "tonight is to avenge that licking. Use Sjilit-T Running from the dreaded Split- T the Mules boast a fine array of backs. They have a bone crusher in fullback Jim wells who will weigh in near the 185 pound mark and a couple of speedsters in halfbacks Larry Wright and John Stout. Quarterback Jim Frank Is reported i a lop ball handler. In the forward wall, the two learns are about equal in size' but the Mules hold the edge In experience. The Chicks have only two linemen with any appreciable amount of experience. The Mules have 10 lettermen In their starting eleven with end Jim iruce the only non-veteran in the crowd. Five of ihe starting eleven were starters last year. The Chicks closed out their pre- ;ame practices with a light limbering up workout yesterrtay aftcmon and appeared .In good physical condition with only a few minor aches and pains reported. Burdette Team Tops Bees wi'f/i Ease 32-0 PIP!,,', , U M ee P!fale5 " Ut ° n * " tr ° ne l3St half ni <"• Hal Field last night to outclass the lesser experienced chick B squad 32-0. After playing mostly under wraps , ast «'«fc 'he Chicks are expected Last night's contest was marked I ? j ° PCn "P'on'Bht and throw every- y a clash between Bobo Newsom B m .their book at the Mules. by a clash between Bobo Newsom i nnd the fans which almost obscured the game. One enthusiastic Traveler rooter greeted the hefty Birmingham hurler with a black cat as Newsom walked toward the mound at the start of the game. Then, Bobo was relieved in the second inning during a six-run Little Rock rally, the same fan again waved the cat at him and got doused with water by Newsom's teammates. Three women spectators had congregated near the dugout to shower Newsom with scraps of paper, but they retreated before the water attack. In the wilds, skunks often are stricken with sinus trouble, distemper and rabies. Chicago." Stengel thinks six victories in the eight games with Boston will •linch the flag for the Yankees Ue expects Cleveland to lose only sne of the remaining six games. New York has a home engagement h Philadelphia besides those eight toughies against the Red Sox Five will be played at Yankee Stadium the last three days of the campaign. Warren Giles Top Candidate For NL Post CHICAGO, Sept. 21. OF)—Warren Giles, who withdre :w in favor of Ford Frick for election as commissioner of baseball, today appeared an outstanding candidate to succeed Frich as commissioner last night said the presidency of the senior circuit would be dealt with "in the Immediate future." National League club owners who will make the selection for the post which pays about 540,000 a year are expected to meet shortly in connection with the world series. Prick's successor might be appointed at that time. Giles, president of the Cincinnati Reds for the last three years withdrew in favor of Frlck last night to break a deadlock which had prevented either Giles or Fric'r: from getting more than 10 of the 12 votes necessary for election as commissioner. Asked whether ho had any no- Trim and Timely . .. while you're thinking about a new pair of shoes...try on this outstanding wing-tip oxford...smartly styled, beautifully crafted by Freeman in rich, pliant bootskin. S/ioe FAMILY SHOE^STORE __ L= 11 t U/ U_; = •"• ^-^-«-VJLi Jl 2 W. *+"&"$•$::? -IluJJl * ' *v —Courier News Photo 'OLD MGnTNIXG'-He's just a second year man but Charley (Old Lightning! May is being counted on for a lot of blocking back service with Ihe chicks this fall. He's a converted fullback moved to the blocking pest because of the blocking ability. Yanks Take Half Game Lead on Collins' Homer By JACK HAND \ (Associated Tress Sports Writer) Thanks to Joe Collins' timely home run, the New York Yankees take a hall game lead into Fenway Par* today for their dog-cat-dog series with the Boston Red Sox. Cleveland, [tile yesterday, gets if* g chance to storm Into first place while the Yanks and Red Sox wrfslle. The Indians play three games with Detroit, a team they hare beaten 16 out of 17 times this season. Collins' blow off Chicago's Saul Hogovin with two on base in the eighth liming save the Yanks from dropping out of the leari. Instead they opened up a half game edge on the Indians by a 5-4 victory over the White Sox. Johnny Sain, the $50,000 waiver buy from the Boston Braves, failed to survive the first inning. The Yanks had to use five pitchers with Bobby Hogue, another ex-Brave getting the win. Manager Casey Stengel has 'his pitching in good shape for Boston with Allie Reynolds, Eddie Lopat and Vic Haschl ready for the three games. They'll face three southpaws —Leo Kiely, Mel Parnell and Chu^k Stobbs. Cleveland, with six to play Including five with Detroit, will shoot Bobby Feller at the Tigers' lefty Ted Gray in the opener of their three- Igame series at Briggs Stadium. I While the American League threatens to grind down to the final rlay, the National has loosened up a bit. Brooklyn widened Its lead to 4V= games by shading St. Louis, 4-3, while the second-place New York Giants lost to Cincinnati, 3-1 Carl Erskine snapped Cljff Chambers personal six-game win streak with nn eight-hitter for his 16th victory. Oil Hodges' 39th homer helped him home. Satchel Paige struck out five In n three-inning relief chore to give, the St. Louis Browns a 4-3 edge over Washington in the only night game. With only four games scheduled, half the major league teams were idle yesterday. -ions of being the league's prexy, jiles said that "I.just haven't given he idea a great deal of thought. That is something that will have to take care of itself." Chinese Would Fight Communists, Leader Says SINGAPORE CAP) _ Tan Kok Chor, leader of the pro-Nationalist Chinese in Singapore colony, says thousands of Chinese here nnd In Malaya would volunteer to fight against the Chinese Communists—if they could. Tan explained that under the state of emergency in Singapore and Malaya In Ihe war agatnst Red terrorists that no recruiting could be undertaken. slty eleven to annex their third con- Bees, It was their second straight setback. have it. The Bee's offense was a complete flop and their defense wasn't too much better. But they got what the Junior varsity program was designed for—experience. Daniels, who alternated between quarterback and halfback, led the erf for another. Hl.vthevillc's poor offensive showing turned was a big asset to the Pirates as two of their lour (ouch- downs were set up by Blytheville tumbles. Their first marker was set up when a Burdette lineman fell on quarterback Terry Vail's fumble at the Bee's 20, Burdette fumbled back to Blytheville at the 12 but the Chicks had to kick and the Pirates were away to touchdown land. Taking over on their own 37 Buddy wiwtley moved to within striking distance of the Blytheville goal on 38-yard 3rd around play to the Blytheville 25. Daniels lost four but then passed to Terry Moore O'Neal for the touchdown. Fumble Hurts A fumble recovery at. the Blythe- vilte 29 early In the second quarter set up the second touchdown. Gore Daniel., and Hamilton alternated' to move to the seven from where Daniels plunged over. O'Neal passed to end Burks for the extra point. Daniels scored his second touchdown in the third quarter. Taking over at the Blytheville 42 on a punt the Pirates started to move goalward again. Gore, In two runs moved to the Blytheville 12. Bruce Hay, Chicle end, Intercepted a Burdette pass »t this point nnd ran all the way t« the Burdette 20 but the play was nullified when the head linesman ruled both teams were offside. Then »rter a four- yard plunge Daniels plowed over from eight yards out. iod. Gore eot his on a three yard plunge and Burks scored his on 20 yards. nright spots for the Bees wert were the brightest. Langley accounted for the tribe's longest eain of the night from scrimmage when he zipped seven yards over tackle In the third quarter Burdetto Burks ,. B. Perkins Franks .... Williams.. .. J. Perkins ... Robinson Whatley O'NMI Daniels ... Hamilton Cable of the night. Starling Lineups' Rlylheville POS. Hay [, p; Martin i,.T. Birmingham . L.G. Fowler" Harris Homer . West Vail Langley Bynum Phillips . C. . R.E. Q B, H.B. . P. B. Ted Schroeder Tops Richardson In Net Tourney BERKLEY, cam., gept. ai, i/p>_ Former national champion Ted Schroeder ls v proving he can (till play a good game of tennis. Schroeder, seeking t Davis Oup team berth, finished the quarterfinal hurdle of (he National Hard Court and Pacific Coast tennis tournament yesterday with t lo-B, 4-8. 6-3, a-6 win over youthful Hamilton Richardson of Baton Rouge, I*. Schroeder ts fourth-seeded. Richardson was sixth. Another former nations! champion, third-seeded Art Larsen at nearby San Leandro, bested Harry T jikas of San Francisco 6-4, 8-3, 8-3. Read Courier News Clasjified \4t. Farms For Sale Cotton farms or stock farms Reasonably priced. All farms can be financed with attractive loam. Contact A. T. Eqrls Real Estate & Loan Co. "Tile best security on earth Is the earth ItselP A. T. Earls Lewis W. Stone Norvel W. Duncan Bakerville, Mo. Lilhotirn, Mo. Kennett, Mo. THE FULL FLAVOR DF OLD KENTUCKY- NATURALLY GREAT SINCE STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY . 4 YEARS OLD . ECHO SPRING DISTILLING COMPANY • LOUISVILLE, o prnr KENTUCKY

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