The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1949 · Page 11
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 1, 1949
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1943 Lloyd and Donner Elected Captains of 1949 Chick Squad Tackle J. A. Lloyd and back Buddy Donner, yesterday were picked to captain the 1949 Blytheville High School football eleven. Lloyd and Donner, both seniors at Blytheville High School and three-year members of the Chicks, were elected co-captains ot the 19-10 s<|imd at a meeting of squad members bciore yesterday afternoon's workout BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Both Lloyd and Donner arc two-* year Icltcrmen with tlic Chicks and both were members of the starting eleven last year. LJovd will operate from the left tackle post again this year and Donner will guide the tca-i from his blocking tack position. ^Tlie Chicks witnessed a relatively •flight afternoon yesterday following gruelling scrimmage session Monday and Tuesday. Most of the work yesterday was confined to offensive drills in a dummy scrimmage along with brushing up on blocking." To Slruisllirn Rarkficld During yesterday's workout. Coach Russell Mosley, in an apparent effort to do something about his biickfield depth, experimented a little by running Donner in the fullbnck [>osition in place of Robert - Rcici who was absent from yestcr- Boston day's drills due to illness. Donner ran at fullback _ „ most of the dummy scrimmage with E. B. Gee taking over at blocking back. By tciiclihiR Donner the full- buck plays. Mosley would relieve the pressure quite a bit in the event Reid should ever be forced to the sidelines due to an injury. Only 28 boys were present at yesterday's drills, the renutner out account of illness or iniuvies. AMKRirAN Ncw York in Cleveland during Detroit Philadelphia . ... Chicago St. Louis Washington However the complete squad is ex- a portion oE pected back today. The chicks missed Iliis morning's workout, takin;; time off to dress out in full game equipment for photographers. However, Coach Mosley had a full afternoon's work lined up this afternoon which was expected to include another full time scrimmage. jDenny Gentry, ^Football Star, To Attend LSU Denny Gentry. Blytheville High School's a)]-stftte, all-southern tmd atl-Amencan end of last year, announced yesterday that he would enter Laiusiaiia State University this fall. Gentry, who returned Monday from Corpus Christ!, Tex., where he played with the West team in Ihe first annual East-West All-Star high school grid giune, snid that he would leave Saturday for LSU. The nO-pound Chick pass snag- ger received bids from R number of southern colleges after his graduation from Hlythcville High School last spring. He became the fourth member of last year's state champion Chicks to pick a Southeast Conference school for higher education, Denny is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gentry. WHOPPER—Jimmy Edwards ID. proudly displays a pri/e- winning northern pike he struggled with and finally took from the Six Mile Waterworks Reservoir, near Albany. N.Y. Th( big one is 47 inches long, weighs 35 oounds. W . 77 . 77 . 74 . 72 . 67 . 52 . 47 . 42 Nashville . Hirjninghan Mobile . .. Ncw Orleans Little Rock Memphis . Chattanooga SOUTHERN LEAGUE W I .. tn 54 ..83 5« ..77 63 .. 72 67 74 76 64 64 5S 55 82 Pet .621 .«02 .583 .554 .535 .•SB .364 .336 Pel .617 .597 .550 .518 .464 .457 414 .385 NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 12 Pittsburgh 5 Boston 4 Chicago 3 (10 innings) Cincinnati at Brooklyn, rain St. Louis at Philadelphia, rain AMERICAN I.KACITE St. Louis 10 New York 3 Clei-cland 7-1 Philadelphia (first game. 14 innings) Boston 7 Detroit 4 Chicago 4 Washington 2 SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 24 Atlanta 4 Little Rock 12 Mobile 6 New Orleans 4 Memphis 3 Birmingham 2 Chattanooga 1 Cday- Tocfav .« Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Brooklyn (2) night) Pittsburgh at New York Chicago at Boston St. Louis at Philadelphia (night) AMERICAN LKACUE New York at St. Louis Boston at Detroit Philadelphia at Cleveland (night) Washington at Chicago (night) SOUTHERN I.KAGUK Memphis at Birmingham, night. (Only game). Blytheville Kiwanians Complete Plans for Benefit Softball Game The Blytheville iKwanis Club yesterday completed plans for the soflball game Friday night which will see the Kiwanians of Dell and of Blytheville in action against each other for the sake of underprivileged children. The game time has been set for 7:30 p.m. and the proceeds will go to the underprivileged children committee to finance projects that line. At the luncheon meeting yesterday the Kiwanians pledged their support to the Blytheville lumor Chamber of Commerce's 10th annual Cotton Picking Contest with a *25 donation. Guests yesterday included Dr L. K. Harwarg and Dr. L. Howton, bo'.h of Osceola. Earl B. Hall, Harold C. Brunn, J. H. Lott,-and Evan Clav. Discharge Certificates Needed by Nazi Vets BREMEN. Germany —iir>~ Ge.- man men are being discharged here from the Nazi army that haj been out of existence for four years The U.S. occupied city ot Bremen is Issuing new Identity cards to Its inhabitants. In order to obtain this card, men must show they were, discharged from the Wehrmschl. If they cannot satisfy the polli. t that they were correctly separated from the German »rmy. the police will give them new discharge certificates. For the Man Who Seeks Comfort I'lus Style Presenting two of the Finest Shoes made EDWIN CLAPP SHOE 18 BOSTONIAN FOOT SAVERS 16 ; 95 «P 1 95 up AAA to E—6'/ z to 15 _ „ . Bostomons mfWHrn s 9 Montfi«ld g 95 SHOE hslfh CHIlEFS - Coadl W ' c ' *•** <s«°nd from right, and three of his ettmnel.rtright, halfback Johnny Harrison, Captain and center Paul Bell, and halfback Eddie Adams map out grid war Plans for the Shawnee India.* during . training session at the Joiner school Bell wa, picked by te'.m ma » to c .ptain the Indians this season and Harrison and Adams tied for co-captain honors. This Is .took' second year at Shawnee. Master Schedule of Missco Teams . at Kciser Parkin at Osceola. .Sept. 16 PAKAGODLI) AT Bl.l'THL- V1LLE Dyess at Osceola Lcpanto at Keiser bhawnec at Harrisburg. Sept. 23 Luxora at Wilson West Memphis at Shawnee Dyess at Trumann Kciser at Osceola. Sep(. 29 Blytheville Urs.) at Joneshoro. Sent. 3D UTTLK ROCK AT BLYTFIK- Osceola at West Memphis • Wilson at Dyess Keiser at Shawnee. Oct. s Siwwden (Memphis) at Blytheville Mrs.). Oct. 7 PINT. BLUFF AT BI.YTHEVI1.LE Whitehaven (Twin.) at Osceola Luxora at Reiser Wilson at Shawnee. Oct. 13 Parasotild Urs.l at Blytheville Oct. 14. AT JONES - Rfctor at Osceola Trumann at Wilson Keiser at Marion Shawnee at Barlr, Oct. 20 Marked Tree Urs.) at Blytheville. Oct. Zl CATHOLIC HIGH AT BLYTHE- VII.I.E Osceola at Hughes Harrisburg at Keiser Shawnee at Marlon Luxora at Dyess Imboden at Wilson. Oct. J7 Tcnn., iJrs.) at Blythe- Jackson ville. Oct. 28 BI.VTHKVILLE AT NASHVILLE TnniiFuin at Osceola Shawnee at Luxora Wilson at West Memphis Dyess at Imboden. Nor. 4 N. LITTLE KOCK AT BLVTIIE- VI1.I.E Osceola at Germantown, Tcnn. Sliawnee e.t Lepanto T.vroma at Wilson Earle at Dyess. Nov. 10 BlylhcviJIe Urs.) nt Con way Nov. 11 BR1NKLEY AT BLYTHEVILLE Wilson at Osceola Keiser at Trumann While-haven ITenn.) at Shawnee Dyess at Harrishurg. Nov. 18 Piggott at Osceola Shawnee at Trumann Marvel! at Wilson. Nov. 23 Keiser at Wilson Nov. Z4 Osceola al Marked Tree. Nov. a Lepanto at Dyess. Van Buren r Scott {Sawatski Breaks Placed on Eagles' List of Injured HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Sept, 1. (IT, —The Philadelphia Eagles will lose some games this ycnr. Coach Earl <Gre»sy) Ncale predicted as the National Football League champs shifted Iheir trainin B camp to Hot Springs yesterday. Neale, however, said he is looking forward lo winning enough games for another title. He attributed much of the team's success to "superior conditioning." Steve Van Buren and Clyde Scott were luted us casualties when the team checked in. Van Burcn has a bad knee and Scott a twisted ankle. The players practiced yesterday —in shorts—and will hold another session this afternoon before leaving for New Orleans, where they Piny the Detroit Lions Saturday. They will return here Sunday to continue training Ulltl | lhc Scpt . lo ] continue training until the Sept. 10 ,,,- Tif game in Little Rock with the Los' rst Ro Angeles Rams. ! Cantrel) did All work ' Ncw Orlea Record as Vols Trip Atlanta 24-4 By The Associated Press Carl (Swish) Sawatski. Nashville's slugging catcher, set a'new Southern Association record ot five grand slam home runs in a season as the Vols thrashed Atlanta, 24 to <, last night. Sawatski'.s bases-loaded blow came in the first Inning and was his 42nd circuit smash of the year putting him in a tie with teammate Babe Barna for the league lead. Birmingham's Barons clipped the last place Chattanooga Lookouts, 2 to 1, to stay three games behind the loop-leading Vols. Seven tallies in the fourth Inning gave the Little Rock Travelers the nod, 12 to 6. over Mobile's third- place Bears. The victory moved the TTRVS Into a fifth place tie with Atlanta. Hal Simpson batted in his lOOtli score of the year to become College Teams If Stite Begin ^ractice Today LITTLE ROCK, Sent 1 (XT I— That little nip in Arkansas' »lr this morning was appropriate, (or this is the day college football teams throughout the slate started practice for the fall campaign. About 600 grldders—proven holdovers and hopeful newcomers- turned out as tile pre-scason training began at every college except Henderson Slate Teachers, which will begin next Monday. The state's "major leaguers"— the University of Arkansas Razorbacks— were 80 strong and tutored ny the school's largest stuff of instructors In history, nine coaches and a trainer. Twenty-nine lettermen, several holdover sqiiiidnicn who failed to earn letters last year ami products of one ol Arkansas' most powerful freshman teams made up Head „ .....m, nj, m.ilU Coach John Barnhill's squad The talent Is admittedly good, but. due to lack of experience at the kev quarterback position and to the changeover to a new formation, the T, the Razorbacks arc rated lowly in the Southwest Conference. Ten Arkansas Intercollegiate Con Terence teams began propping with he favorite finger pointed at Arkansas-Tech, defending Co-c-ham- pion. and .Oimchita. Both arc well ™PPj led »'th good, experienced ma- Otiiichlta is In a hurry to Ke t ready for a Sept. 10 opener with Corpus Chrtsti University. The others will wait another week or two to open the playing season. The University will start against ^ h ,,T e y s ? Me '" a at Little Rock Sept. 21 All workouts here trill be secret except an "exhibition on Sept. 8. Luxora Tigers Win From Missouri Team LUXORA, Sept. 1—The Luxora Tigers broke a seven game losing streak yesterday when they took a 9-7 win from Braggadocio. Mo. John McRatfey went the full route on the mound for Luxora, giving up ten hits and striking out seven. C. Wixson. Baker and Bennett led Luxora hitting, each g-jttlng two for four. Luxora scored three runs in Ihe third inning and five in the seventh. : Rock to do tliat since .1 It in 19*2. New Orleans staged a three-run ninth Inning rally lo beal Memphis. 4 to 3. Harry Fisher. Pel righthand- er, won his own game with a two- run homer in the final frame. Season's 2nd No-Hitter On Texas League Boohs FORT WORTH, ">x., Sept. 1. (If, —The second no-hit, no-run game of the season was in the Texas League records today. Omar fTurkl Loan, fort Worth righthander, twirled the no-hitter last night as the Cats licked Tulsa U-0. Except for wildness, Lown pitched a perfect game. He walked nine, having the bases filled twice. Meanwhile, the Cuts battered five Tuls» pitchers for 17 hits. SOFTBALL Blytheville Kiwanis DELL KIWANIS Walker Park -Fri.- 7:30 p.m. Adm. ]Qf-25f All Proceeds Go To Fund TO AID UNKRIWEGED CHILDREN Babe Ruth is Honored By Legion Delegates PHILADELPHIA, Sept. I. IIP,— George Herman "Babe" Ruth yesterday was awarded posthumously the American Legion's distinguished service medal for hh Interest In the nation's youth. The medal—the Legion's highest award—was accepted on behalf of her late husband by Mrs. Ruth us 5.000 delegates to the Legion's 31st annual convention arose and applauded in Philadelphia's Convention Hall. Browns Thump Yankees Again R«d Sox Trounc* Tigers 7-4 to Coin On League Leader* PAGE ELEVEN By Jtrk twl FTM* ft port* Writer Disaster In St. Louis, following Ihe shocking loss of Tommy Henrich, tins rocked the kaRue-leadlng New York Y.nkM-s back on their hfels. Two straight drubbings by Hie upstart Brownies while Boston was cooling off (he surging Detroit Tigers, has cut the Yanks' lead to tivo gRmes. There Is a chance that Henrleh may be back In uniform within three weeks, but by that time the (lie may be cast. In the me»n»me Hie Yanks have brought up first baseman mi ton Mole from Newark. New York ran ' into the Browns In their hottest streak of the year anrt became the victims of St Louis' sixth straight series victory. Bumping vie Raschl In a lonr- fi"> first Inning lust night, the i^vns soundly thumped the Yanks lO-.i. ,\ll>ioil B h nicked for 12 hlf Wort Oin'cr went the Cor i*< ift.. . " tllv "" LILt ' "ny lor his 10th win The 22nd homers by •lick Graham and nick Kokos were bis blows for the Browns Pour the lilts bv jne nlMnggio provided onlv Wink spark. ClrrelniKl missed n chance to men n came and a half off Ihe lank lead when they tosl to Philadelphia. 2-1, In Ihe second same of a twilight-night dotlblehcailrr alter winning (lie opener. 7-G on Jim Hegrm's uth Imilm homer. H»nton Gels Win Al Rentuii. the Detroit ca.stoff. earned his third victory within six days. Fienton held the A's without a run after replacing Gene neardcn In the sixth TWO HEADS—British Walker Cup jcammato Joe Ciur helps Ronnie While line up a p ,, u White was (jivcn chance lo he first Union to win Die U S Amateur since Harold Hilton n )r L"Y;-uV'" scl '" 1!)l1 - '''lie Oak HiII C'onnlry Club course al Pillsforrt, hard l,y llodhcstcr N.Y.. is the site. i in i. .«=sassa NEW Box Opens Week llaji T:M p.m. .Vlallnee Saturday A Sunday! Mai.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cut. Shewing Manila, Ark. ShoKi tVEKV NIGHT Last Time Today "CITY ACROSS THE RIVER" willi Stephen McNillj Also Shurti Friday "RIDE 'EM, COWBOY" willi Ahboll and Cwtell* Also Shorts Saturday "FRONTIER INVESTIGATOR' »1th Allan I.ane Also Shortt Veteran Golfer Dies GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 1—(/!',— Mac-Donald Simth. 59. for 40 yeiu's on of the world's great golfers, bill never n big-tlmc wlnm-i- died the tyln« run with a seventh-Inning single. Sam Chapman's single In the eighth was the winning blow Homers by Bobby Doerr nml Ted Williams, each with a man on lilt- crown 'way back lose In n playoff. In 1010. only to , ed the Red to a 7-4 over the Tigers. Chuck Slobbs, who their grip on third place by edging the Chicago Cubs. 4-3, In 10 Innings. Tommy Holmes' single over . , - , --- ....... ....,„. ..... gnvc way to Tex Hughson In the lhll ' tl ljn;ic with two out In the tenth seventh, grabbed victory No. 10 of , SCOI ' K| s| M>y Slsil with the winning his first full season at Hal Newhouser's expense. Chicago shoved Washington a little deeper Into the cellar with a 4-2 decision. Kain washed out the National League pennant race for the day. postponing both the St. Louls-Phll- arielnhia and Brooklyn-Cincinnati "lines. Eight home runs were hit, five by the New York Giants, as Leo Durocher's club thumped Pitta- Braves tightened run. Elblo Fletcher adticil his bit to "Fletcher Night" with a two- run homer In the seventh. burgh, 12-5. The Boston RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Tlm« Today "A WOMAN'S SECRET" with Mnureen O'Ham and >lrlvvn Ooujlal News and Short Friday ft Saturday "VALIANT HOMBRE" with Dunran Kcnuldo »» "THE CISCO Kin- Cartoon & Serial [TTTJiTil THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Box Office Opens it 6:4S p.m. Week NiBlils Show Starts at 7:00 MiUhice Saturday & Sunilay at 'I p.m. willi continuous slumiin Lasl Time Today "OUTPOST IN MOROCCO" starring (JcorRe ll;\ft News ,V Comedy Friday & Salurdijy "STAGECOACH KID" Tim Serial H Holt Comcrfy BLVTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Shu* SUrb Wrrkd»ji I:VU fj* alurdji and Suiidar. CuntiDMa Last Time Today 'UOVHl.K Fl-A The Teen Ageri in MUSIC. MAN ROBERT M1TCHUM in "BETRAYED" Plm Cartoon SKY 1INE DRIVE-IN THEATER t Mile* A'urth *f Bljlhe»f]I« Bon Office Opens at <:M Show Start! 7:00 Thursday & Friday 'OLD LOS ANGELES' with William Elliott and John Carroll Added Attrnctloni Chiwse your used tar or (ruck from Blvtheville Motor Co. and we'll postpone the first payment until Octoher Isl. All you need is the down payment. . . so come hy soon. Saturday 'THE LAST ROUND-UP" »Hh Gene Aotry and Jean Heather Aim ShorU MAKE FIRST PAYMENT OCTOBER 1ST 1917 Dodge Club Coupe, very low mileage, like new. .. .equipped with radio and heater. 1916 Chevrolet Cab-»ver-Knj;ine Truck with J!-speerl axle, in A-l condition and priced right. Buy on the Easiest Term* • DODGE TRUCKS • USED CARS 1941 Buick Super .(-door Sedan, thoroughly reconditioned, newly painted, has radio, underseal heater, and spotlight. 1949 International ] i/,-Ton Long \Vheelba»t Stake Truck, very low mileage, A Good price. 1947 Studehaker '/j-Ton Pickup in A-! condition, drive this truck and compare )(a price. liMh 1 Uuifk Super -l-door Sedan, like new, new motor, radio & heater, white sidewHll (ires, and good seat covers. 1018 Ford Super DeLuxe 4-door Sedan, low priced, in top operating condition. International l'/ 2 -Ton Cab and Chassis Truck, in excellent condition. Blytheville Motor Co. 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