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Monday, September 24, 1951
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COU] -Courier News J'holo CHICK. KICKER—Slated to handle the blgg&st share of ulytheville High School's punting this season Is sophomore Tommy Mosley. Tom is the young brothpr of Chick coach RUES Mosley and came up to the varsity from the junior ranks this fall. His booming- punts and fine punt returns were R big asset In the Tribe's win over poplar BUtll last, week. Dodgers, Yankees Move Closer to World Series Bj JOE REICIII.ER Associated PrcKG Sports Writer New York's onrushing Yankees mid Brooklyn's back-pedalling Dodgers are all but mathematically certain to meet, for the fourth time In II year i, In baseball's top classic, the World Series. NATIONAL LEAGUE W Brooklyn 93 New York 91 St. Louis 70 Boston 73 Philadelphia Cincinnati . FiUsuurgh . Chicago . . . 72 , 65 . 62 . 61 Pel. .033 .611 .527 .497 .483 .133 .413 .407 AMERICAN LEAGUE W I, Tel. New York S3 55 .628 Cleveland 92 59 Boston 87 59 . 77 72 Chicago . . Detroit . .. Philadelphia Washington St. Louis . . ... 71 .. 67 .. 58 ...49 .609 .5% .517 .417 .447 .392 .333 30 •a 2 9',4 32'.i 33',; G.B. 'a'.4 5 16',; 22',4 n 3b 43'.; I'ESTEKIMV'S RESULTS Xiillonal League Brooklyn 6. Philadelphia 2 Wen York 4. Bgston 1 Pittsburgh 3-0. Cincinnati 0-3 St. Louis 9-5. Chicago 3-2 American [,eap.ue New York 6. Boston 1 Detroit 9. Cleveland i St. Louis 8. Chicago 7 Philadelphia 12-8, Washington 4-3 SOUTHERN' ASSOCIATION ll'layolf) Birmingham •!. LHlle Rock 1 TODAY'S G.UIK5 National League Boston at Neu' York Only (lame .scheduled American League No ^amc.s scheduled. Southern Association I Playoff) Little RocV. at Birmingham nighl ' Both came closer to clinching Iheir respective championships yesterday. The Yankees increased their American League lead over Cleveland lo two nnd a half games, beating the Red Sox in the rubber game in Boston, 6-1. The Tigers thumped the Indian.! for the third straight time. In Detroit 9-1. The Dodgers snapped a two-game losing streak with a S-3 triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies and retained their three-game National League lead over the hnrci-presslng New York Qiants. The Polo Grounders again whipped the Boston Braves, 4-1. The magic number is now three for the Yankees and four for the Dodgers. The Yankc.cs, with a four- game bulge on the Important losing side over Hie Indians and third place f^cd Sox, need win only throe ol their remaining six to wrap np the flag, even II Cleveland wins Us final three and Boston its final games. Two Yankee victories insure at least a tic. Dlckson Wins No. ZO Any combination of four Dodger victories and/or Giant defeats brings the pennant to Brooklyn. If the Dodgers capture four of their last seven games, the OianLs cnn win all their remaining five and still wind up also-rans. .\furry Dickson won his 20th game lor the Pittsburgh Pirates who swapped shutouts with Cincinnati. Dickson won the opener. 3-0. with n' five-hitter. Howie Fox pitched the Reds to a second game 2-0 win. Tom Poholsky and Cicrry Stalcy pitched the St. Louis Cardinals to 9-3 and 5-2 double win over the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia's Athletics won Iheir 13th donblehradcr with a 12-4 nnd 8-3 sweep over the Washington Senators. A six-run seventh gave the St. Lcuis Browns an 8-7 victory over the Chicago White Sox in a wild altnir in which 37 iil.iycrs saw action, 19 of them Brownies. :ER NEWS' MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1951 11 Mississippi Coujrty^rid Teams in Action This Week Chicks to Ploy Benton, III.; Paps' Game Is Cancelled Mississippi County's football fans will have a full menu of their favorite sport this week as 11 of the county's 12 high school and junior high teams swing into action In all, nine game* Involving Mis-* sisslppl County teami ire on schedule for this weekend and seven of them will be played within the county. BlythevUle'i Chlckt remiln at home this week for another Inter- sectlona! tilt. The Tribe li slated to meet Benton, ill., at Haley Field Friday night. Osceola's rani will get to see plenty of action this week. A double-header, something unusual In high school football U booked for Osceola's Hale Field Thursday and Thursday night with a single game to be played there Friday night. Thursday's doubleheader Involves both junior and senior high gam« Thursday afternoon, Osceola's Junior Scmlnoles an booked to play Shawne* and Thursday night Osceola's B team will tangle with Bly- thcvllle's B squad. Then Friday light, Burdetle has .scheduled Its game with Hughes for Hnle Field. Scmlnoles to Travel Oiccola's SemlnoJc.s will play awny from home this week, going to West Memphis to meet tha West Memphis Blue Devils. In another Thursday night, game, Kelscr's Juniors are slated to go to Shawnec. Wilson's Bulldogs remain at home Friday night lo meet Harrlsburg of Craigiiead County. Luxora will be the other traveling team, going to Lepanto for a contest. The Blytheville Papooses will be die this week because their tilt with I'oplar Bluff has beon cancelled. The cancellation was nuule last week when Poplar Bluff officials announced that J'oplar Bluff Junior High was dropping fotball from Us athletic program. However, Coach Haroff Stockton, Pnp coach, said he hopes to book another opponent for his team to fill the open date. Barons 1 Win Away from Dixie Series BIRMINGHAM, Sept. 34. W}— The Birmingham Barons tonight will try for a clean sweep—eight straight victories -in the Southern Association bp/seball playoffs. It hasn't been done since Atlanta pulled the trick with six wins In 1935. Birmingham needed only one more game off reeling Little Rock Hie 1B51 pcunnnt winner, to represen; ths Southern again Houston of the Texas League In the Dixie Series Birmingham took yesterday'* battle 4 to 1. Ex-major leaguer Bobo Newsom will scarf' (or the Barons, and Bill Connelly, lor the Travelers. Bobo WBS routed from the mound In the second game of his earlier playoff appearance against the Pebs. The Barons went on to win, however. SWCTeamsHope For Better Luck Conference Boasts Only Bare Majority In Opening Games By JMKOI.r) V. RATMFF DALLAS, Sept. 24. (API -- Th Southwest Conference plunges lnt< the heart of Its rocky Intersccllona football schedule this week able t bpast only a bare majority in th first flurry of gumes. Delighted that It could win th big one—Texas' 7-6 decision ovc nationally seventh-ranked Kcntuck —but rather put out because South' cm Methodist and Texas Chrlstia failed to come through as expeclec the conference would be pleasei with an Identical majority this wcel Thnl will be tough 'to attain Southern Methodist plays mi"ht Ohio State at Columbus. O Texa Christian battles high-powered Ne braskn at Lincoln. Neb.. Texas lake on Purdue at LaFayctte, Ind., am Rice engages Clemson at Houston About the only one the conferenc. feels reasonably sure of winning i a melee planned at Fayetteville be. twecn Arkansas and Arizona Sta ' of Tcmpe. Texas' victory over Kentucky «„, a most excellent way for the confer! fnce to opon the season, and Texas A. and M. did itself proud in beat Ing UCLA 21-14. but those Southern Methodist and, Texas Christian things definitely were big mistakes. Texas Christian was whipped tiy Kansas—n team that never hid been able to beat the Frogs before down being — 21-13. Southern Methodist went before Georgia Tech 21-7, eng Quite puny on the ground and too Ineffective with a; slippery football. Arkansas was a bright spot. The flazorbacks. apparently quite un- dcrnlcd this season, showed neat passing and manpower to burn. Rice opens the season Saturday night against Clemson, champion of the Orange Bowl. It may be too difficult tor the sophomore-studded PASSING MAN—Best forward passer the Arkansas Razorbacks have had in more than a decade is Ralph Troillett, who transferred from Little Rock Junior College. The six-foot quarterback also is a deceptive ball handler. (Associated press Photo). Turnesa Wins Reading Open READING, Pa., Sept. 24. '(/Pt— Jim Turiicsa'tossed a mallet head putter for an ancient family blade held together by friction tape and the results paid off. He's $2,400 richer today. Turnesa. one of six brothers of golf's most famous family, won the fifth annual $15.000 Reading open golf tournament yesterday with a 72-hole total of 280, four under par. Owl squad to handle. While Texas, Arkansas, Southern Methodist, Texas Christian and A. and M. were playing intersectional games, Baylor was opening the season against Houston. Larry Isbell was sharp and the Baylors whipped a good Cougar team 19-0. Baylor rests this week but Texas A. and M. plays Texas Tech at Dallas Saturday night. Tech showed a lot more than anticipated in slamming West Texas State 46-7 last week. Cleveland Fans Changing Tunes CLEVELAND. Sept. 34. WT—The switchboard tune in the Cleveland Indians' office has changed. Instead of "When do I get my world series tickets." It's now "When do I Bet my dough back?" The Tribe's third straight loss to Detroit brought a sudden halt to inquiries about ticket.?, .\fost at the callers yesterday put In a few caustic remarks about the Tribe's crackup. then asked when they, could expect return of checks or! money orders. "We can't start to refund the money yet," explained Nate Doiinj director of stadium operations lor; the club. "We've got to wait until the race is mathematically settled. | The number of applications received for full sets of Jickets now is about 35.000. They will continue to be processed—Just in case. I Cholera Report i SINGAPORE <AP,_The Smga-I pore government announced it had I received information that cholera | exisls in Calcutta. Kanpur. Luck- j now. Madias and Pomlichcrry. i It declared .-ill to he "infectedi places" under the quarantine nndi prevention ol disease ordinance. \Practical Prisoner Rubber is a native O f the Ameri- < ens. but 30 per cent of the worlds supply nl natural rubber now comes • from Southeast Asia. WITH THE FIRST MARINE DI- i VISION IN KOREA (API-Through! an interpreter, pfc. Hale talked ~>o| a Chinese prisoner who had surrendered voluntarily. "Why did yon surrender?" asked Pic Hale "I cook breakfast lor 60 soldiers." the Oriental chef answered "Then KOt out to (iRht. No bod v came lo dinner. I thought id "better go I south." Read Courier News classified Ads. Moore, Johnson To Clash Tonight PHILADELPHIA. Sept. 24. Wi— Archie Mcore of St. Louts, with moustache nnd goatee, and young Harold Johnson of Philadelphia clash tonight in a 10-round bout and the winner will be recognized; in Pennsylvania as the number one contender for Joey Maxim's light heavy crcwn. It will be Moore's 16th fight of a busy year. He has won 13 by knockouts, taken one decision and dre-.v once. Moorf is beinp permitted to enter the ring with moustache and ?oatcc despite their being against Pennsylvania ring rules. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA M WRESTLING Monday, Sept. 24 8pm TAG MATCH Rex Mobley & Murphy Adults SOc—Children 15c Billy Canny & Jack Moody For Reserved Scats. Call 33R9 Also 2 1-Fall 90 Minute Matches Murphy vi. Canny Mobley vs. Moody PICK THE WINNER NAME THE SCORE And Win a Pair of $12.95 Just Follow These Simple Rules: Jmt clip Itic form below, nil in »h..l you think the final score, of Ilic »amts will be. anil mall or brlnj your selection to BAR- NKVS FlUKMll.Y SIIOK STOKK. The nearest correct will receive a Sl'i.05 pair of .Lirnian shoes. All entries must be received or rm.slmarkeil not lalcr than :,:30 |-..\r.. Krirtay. Winner will b« announced in ncM Monday's Courier News. Team Hlytlievillc Arkansas Arizona State Score Team Hentnn, 111. Score Name Address . Last Week's Winner: MAVIS CLAMPITT 100 E. Davis St. Blyihevllle BARNEY'S Friendly SHOES 209 W. Main BlyrhevilU More AIC Teams To Begin Play Store Pfayi Tech, Southern State Meets Ouachita Saturday The Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference's young football season settles down to a family aflalr this weekend as more league foes start the battle for the 1951 championship. Conference members kicked open the season a couple of weeks ago but with the exception of two games, intersectional rivalry has been the keynote so far. At least two schools have posted impressive victories over conference foes to make them early hopefuls for the AIC title. Southern state leads the chase with a 41 to 0 victory over Ouachita Saturday night. The Muleriders, touted asn favorite, used just about every piny in the book to score against Ouachita. The Muleriders take on once- defeated Little Rock Junior College in Little Rock next Saturday. The Bears of Arkansas State Teachers College upset early season hopes of Little Rock when they eked out a last minute. 24-19 victory. The JC Trojans had their way until 3 fumble was recovered by the Bears and turned into a winning touchdown. Teachers, hoping for their second conference victory, move to Arkadelphia Saturday to meet Ouachita's Tigers. Arkansas state, which suffered a 32 to 0 touching by Mississippi state Saturday, will have a hand in AIC competition next weekend although State is not eligible for the championship. Arkansas A. & M. [ound out-of- state competition easy to handle in dumping Mississippi college 25-0 Saturday night. The Aggies will be' Douglas Says of Hogs' Win— 'I'm Pleased but Still Too Many Mistakes' *. FAYETTEVIIUJS, Ark., Sept, 24. (AP)-Off to a Jin, start th* Arkansas Razorbackj obviously can look forward to a more successful football season this year than last. How much more successful, Coach Otis Douglas Isn't sure. The Porkers, using reserves freely, romped Saturday to a ,42-7 lid- lifting victory over Oklahoma A. & M.—the team that beat them, 12-7 In the 1950 opener. In retrospect, Douglas commented today: "Generally, we were pretty well pleaded, but we're still making a lot of mistakes—certainly not as many as we made last year but still too many we can't afford to make in a tough ball game: The sophomore mentor, who watched his Inauguration of pro- style football at Arkansas last year produced-only two wins in ten tries, was referring mainly to holding, offside and illegal motion penalties which cost the Razorbacks 135 yards, two touchdowns which were called back and an excellent chance for another score. Douglas said much of the work this week, in preparation for next Saturday's game here with Arizona State of Tempe. would be devoted to reducing penalties. Attention also will be devoted to Improving the play of reserves. Forty-two Porkers saw action at Stillwater last Saturday and, while Douglas was happy with the work nf the starters on both offense and defense, he felt the reserves showed definite need of strengthening. "Of course we got some easy touch- downs. But it was encouraging that we scored the first time we got the ball In a drive in which no mistakes were made. We moved right on down. I thought Jim Rlnehart at quarterback called a good game and passed well (completing seven of 10); Lamar McHan did a fine job at both quarter and fullb'ack <h« ran 81 yards for one tally) and punted well, and I was happy that we didn't fumble a time from scrimmage. "Also, we were pretty well satisfied with the general condition of the team. No one was hurt In the game." Another factor Douglas might have mentioned was the balance of scoring punch. The Razorbacks' six touchdowns were scored by six different boys—Rinehart. McHan. Bill Jurney, Pat Summeratl, Buddy Button and Jerry Bogard. Summerall kicked a 25-yard field goal and George Thomason booted three extra points. host to Henderson next weekend. Games this week (all Saturday). • Teachers at Ouachita; Southern State at Little Rock; Henderson at Arkansas A. & M.; Henrlrix at Ozarks and Arkansas State at Tech. Canny and Moody On Legion Card A Wild Bill "canny and big jib Moody are slated to team tonight in the tag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Canny and Moody, both veteran heavyweight grapplers, are booked to meet Rex Mobley and Irish Murphy in the best two of three falls main event. This will be Murphy's first appearance here in several months. In the preliminary bouts. Murphy w)ll meet Canny and Moody will meet Mobley . Its The Men Who Make The Service ROY BAKER 25 years experience including Hydra- matic Drive, Gyromatic Drive, Sun Motor Testing Equipment, Electric and Acetylene Welding, Front End and Frame Straightening. At your service. • C. S. 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