TEH BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2T, 1951 Weakened Chicks Get Set for Benton - Bees Journey to Osceola Tonight Tribe to Close * ~~~ Drills Tonight Roster Dwindles To 21; Childress, Abbott Work Out Blytheville's Chick asaws, weakened by illness and absenteeism, get set for tomorrow night's expected tough tilt with Benton, 111., tonight when they wind up pre-ganie practices with a light dress rehearsal workout at Haley Field. The Chicks went through their final hnrd workout of the week yesterday and will tnke things easy until klckoff time at 8 p.m. tomorrow. The game will be played Haley Field. Everybody seemed in good spirits during yesterday's workout except RTISS Moslcy, Chicks' head coach. "We're going to be in pretty bad shape," Mosley moaned. "Mel Hay ml.ssed practice nil week and he won't be at his. best tomorrow night by any means." Hay. the Tribe's co-captain and offensive ace, was ordered to bed Monday with a mild case of influenza. "We had 21 out yesterday and we have about the same number today. But these arc the boys who I believe will stay with me the rest of Uw year," Coach Moslcy said. Lnnsford Oat The Chicks' roster skidded to Its new low when Larry Lunsford, Hie big sophomore tackle who lettered last year aa a freshman, failed to report to practice a single day chl« K'cck, Coach Mosley said he has assumed Lunsford has quit the •quad. But there was at least one bright, •pot for Mosley. Bob (Red) Childre«s, one of the Chicks' two block- Ing backs lost In pre-season training du« to bone fractures, drew a uniform yesterday and began Jogging. However, he has been ordered to take It easy, for at lea«t a week «n<l Mosley said he didn't expect to u»e him for probably two weeks. W*d Abbott, an end letlerman from last year's squad who didn't report . to pre-season training be- eauM of a foot injury, was out »hl» week and will dres» out with the team tomorrow night. Yesterday, the Chicks scrimmaged against the junior high Pa- poltei in full scale warfare. Using known Benton plays, Junior Coach Harold Stockton ran his Paps »g»lnit the Chicks while Mosley and his ald«, Bill Stanell. set up the Hoople Sees Rocky Road As He Picks First Batch By MAJOR AMOS B. HOOPIJE Egad and halloo! After a summer of research Into Ice Age problems, it is refreshing to the point of exuberance to greet my zillions of readers again with my regular weekly football forecasts, The business of predicting Is going to be especially hazardous and fraught with obstacles this year. Freshmen are playing. The draft board may slep In and lake any of our moleskin hcroo.s willy nllly. Orders from the Pentagon may alter Die rating of a team overnight. But these are Impediments U> less hardy souls than your omniscient correspondent who tnkcs them all as they come, and not only calls the turn on the favorites, but at! names the upseU. This year I have I 17 different secret systems. I'll tell I you about them Inter in the season. [ In my first forecast, covering 15 important games of September 20. there are a few uiwcts, unless VII- lanova's victory over the lads from West Point come.s under that heading. I am using the hatpin system on these games. Lust season many misled Individualist.'; nmong my readers challenged me, offering to wager I wns wrong on certain upsets I selected. Sorry I had to refuse. I will wager on anything and everything under the sun. including the mean rainfall for next April, with one exception: this department will not hazard a According to: scouting reports/ the Benton Rangers rus from a tight T »nd "looked aa . good as Poplar Bluff" In their game against Mt. Veroon, 111., last week. TODAY'S GAME! National Brooklyn at Boston (Only game scheduled) American I>eagu» rwtroit it St. LouU BoAtoQ at Washington (Only gamei ccheduled The Old Boy Hlmwlf wager on which way > football bounce—heh-hehl Now, go on and read the forecast: Vlllanova 10, Army 14 Navy 20. Yak 14 Prlnreton 14. Columbia 13 Michigan 13, Mich. State 7 Illinois 13, U. C. L. A. 1 Notre Dame 28, fmllana ]J Iowa 20, Kannai Sit. 7 Minnesota 20, Washington 13 Ohio State 19, Snu. Methodist 14 Tex. Christian 14. Nebraska 7 Alabama 20, I,. S. U. 7 North Carolina 20, Georgia 11 Kentucky 20, Mississippi 13 California 13. Penn B Northwestern 21, Colorado 6 Saddler Scores TKO Over Pep In Bloody Featherweight Bout NEW YORK, Sept. 27. rAP>—Unless they take their act on the wrestling circuit, the Sandy Saddler-Willie Pep featherweight series is over today with slashing Sandy still the champion. Four times U enough — and to* many fnns too much—for this furious feud between the ring's best IM-pnunders, A battered, bleeding and disgusted Pep quit, on his stool after the ninth round at the Polo Grounds lost night lo give the skinny Harlem Negro a nine-round technical knockout and a 3-1 edge In tlte series. It was almost a duplicate of last year's battle between the two. That one ended when the one-Unit great Hartford, Conn., veteran claimed a dislocated shoulder after the seventh round. "My eye IA bothering m* and I don't wont to go on, ThB pain \B killing me." That's what tho sad-eyed, darSc- haired little ex-champ told referee Ray Miller when the official strode over to Willie's corner after the ninth to warn him to cut out his holding and wrestling tactics or face- disqualification. Both glndla- bors had been warned repeatedly by Miller to stop the rough stud and get back to boxing. Giles Is Offered Frick's NL Post Reds' Prexy Silent On Intentions; Job Pays $40,000 Year CHICAGO, Sept. 21. IO->— It was up to Warren Giles today; whe'.her to accept the $40.000-a-year job as National League president, and the prestige that goes with it, or continue on In his well paid position M president ot the Cincinnati Reds. National League owners all « p ant the 55-year-old Giles for a successor to Ford Prick, who a week ago was elected baseball's commissioner after Giles stepped out ot the running. Frlck, National League president since 1934. succeeded A. B. Chandler to the $65,000 a year com- mlssionshlp. League vice-president Phil K. VVrlgley, who te owner of the Chicago Cubs, disclosed yesterday that all league clubs had authorized him to contact. Giles and ask him to take over as league president. Giles had no comment on the offer Immediately but his boss, Reds owner Powel Crosley. Jr., .said. "II Is .up to Warren. As far as the ball club Ls concerned he U free to make up his own mind." Crosley said he would release Giles from a contract extending through 1056. Read Courier News Classified Ads. The PROOF* is in the Bourbon Pap-Walnut Ridge Game Cancelled Junior High School coach, Harold Stockton, announced yesterday that the Paps' game with Walnut Rldse. scheduled for next week, has been cancelled and that he is socking a game to fill the open date. The game was cancelled by Walnut Ridge officials. Coach Stockton sp.ld. It WAR the second game the Paps have had cancelled this Mason. Poplar Bluff c»nce!led It* gome svlilch wn« to hava been played tonight. In order to. keep his so.uad from getting rusty through inactivity. Coach Stockton arranged an intrfl- sqund game for Haley Field this afternoon. Brooklyn . . New York . SI. Louis . . Boston . Philadelphia Incinnatl . Pittsburgh . Chicago . ., NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. 94 56 .627 94 58 .BIB 19 72 15 76 12 79 .523 .497 .477 .437 .417 .404 G.B. 1 15 IS'.i 224 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pel. 93 56 624 82 60 .605 87 78 72 68 60 50 New York . Cleveland . . Boston 87 61 .588 Chicago 78 72 .520 Detroit . ...... 12 19 .417 Philadelphia . . 68 83 .450 Washington ... 60 90 .400 St. Ijoulu 50 99 .336 TESTEKDAY'g RESULTS National League Brooklyn 15. Boston 5 New Ynrk 10, Philadelphia 1 (Only games scheduled.) American Leajrue Philadelphia 4, New York i Washington 7, Boston 1 St. Louts T, Detroit 1 5'S 15l 22 26 33 ( 43 —Courier News Pliolo WILSON'S nul.LDOGS-Rated as on« of'the top Class B teams In District Three again this year are the Wilson Bulldogs who take on Harrisburg at Wilson tomorrow night. Members of the squad are- front row (left to rishtl-Gcrald Perry. Wayne Alexander. John Cash, Buddy Stanrod. Jim Grant, Paul Miller Jerry Ryals, Rudolph Whltcsfde, and Corky Simmons. Second row-T. J. McAfee, John Elkin, Robert Douglas Lorana Abbott, Raymond Edrington, Billy Baskin. Bill Thompson, Tommy Boyles. Back row—j D Rankin Jimmy Muncy. Elmon McNabb, Johnnie Fxl Ward, Howard Cissell, Bud Alexander, L. C Frcels Edwin Webb and H. P. Cash. Southwest Conference Teams Work For Tough Intersectiona! Contests By EDO HODTT DALLAS, Sept. 27. (AP)—Southwest Conference football juggernaught: last week—were bent for improved air and ground defense yesterday round of intersectional action. All six games will be played Saturday. •two of them trimmed as the circuit girded for it* in size second The schedule: Texas A&M vs. Texas Tech at Dallas 18 p.m.) Rice vs. Clemson at Houston (8:15 p.m.) SMU vs. Ohio State at Columbus (2 p.m.) TCU vs. Nebraska at Lincoln <S:30 p.m.) Arkansas vs. Arizona Slate at Fayetteville <2 p.m.) Texas vs. Purdue at La/ayette. Ind. a p.m.) The Baylor Bears rated to capture the SWC crown this year and killers last week of University of Houston U9-0), have one open date. The Bears play Tulane at New Orleans Oct. 6. Southern Methodist, upset 21-7 last Saturday by Georgia Tech's Yellow Jackets, concentrated on defense against known Buckeye plays In yesterday's workouts. Coach Rusty Russell, Sr., meanwhile was predicting his charges would lose by three touchdowns to the Ohioans. Passing Worrlei Price At Austin, injuries and the Pur due passing attack were the main worries of Coach Ed Price as the Texas Longhorns prepped for Saturday's tussle with the boilcrmak- ers at Lafayette. The Longhorns leave by plane Friday morning for Lafayette. Texas, victorious in Its battle with Kentucky last week (7-6), is favored n the Purdue game. Mighty Texas A&M, victors over UCLA by a 21-14 score last week at Los Angeles, stressed offensive running assignments, pass patterns and defensive measures yesterday. :oach Ray George tested all his passers' arms in preparation for Saturday's game with Texas Tech B.F Goodrich AHHWRSARy SPtCIAL YEAR'S SUPPLY ,/TIDE (ONI CASE) AT NO EXTRA COST WITH ANY J^rWASHER WRINGER • FASTM WORKING ACTON • FASTER DRAINING ACTION • FULL YEAR GUARANTEE • FAMOUS ELECTRIC-RINSE (Optional) SPINNIR • HYDCO-SWin WASHING ACTION • SAVES UP TO V GAUONS Of HOT WATEI • CONTtOUAUt WAiHJMC MM • THOK-WAY OVEtflOW MNH A box of TIDE to ony odult watching our Washer Demonstration. BF Goodrich B.f.Goodrich in Dallas. The Aggies are big favorites to tack Tech. In Fort Worth Coach Dutch Meyer wns readying his crew for Nebraska. John Harviile was moved from TCU's No. 1 defensive spot Into John Medanich's halfback position. Mecisnlch suffered a shoulder injury yesterday. Porks Ready for Arizona Victorious Arkansas at rayette- ville was prime and healthy and ready for Its Saturday bout with Arizona State of Temoe. Diamond were mined in India in ancient time*. Jayvees to Play In Doubleheader Odd Twin Bill Booked For Hale Field; Six .4|; Games Tomorrow Night 1 Something a bit unusual in high school football—a dou- aleheader—will be reeled off in Osceola tonight with Ely. theville's B team figuring in one half of it. The Chick Bees are slated to meet Ihe Osceola High School B team in the nightcap of the twin bill. They will play at 8:30 after Osceola'i Junior team Ukes on Shawnee's juniors at 7:30. The double bill was arranged when Osceola school officials found themselves in the predicament of having two games booked for Hale field on the same date. At first it was to b« a day-night doublehcadcr, but yesterday Dukl? Spenck, Osceola coach announced that the two games will be played tonight. The Osceola twin bill will open a full schedule of Class B games Involving Mississippi County school! this weekend. In fact, every team in the county, both Junior and senior, will swing Into action this week. One game was on tap for this afternoon but it was oniy a practlc* affair. Faced with their second straight open date due to the cancellation of their tilt with Poplar i Bluff, Blythevilte's Junior Papoose*^' divided their roster and played an Intra-squad tilt at Haley Field. The game was scheduled for 3:15 p.m. Wilson's Bulldogs stay at horn* this week to meet Harrisburg tomorrow night. The Bulldogs will be seeking their third victory ol th« season against no losses. At Osceola tomorrow night, Burdette's surprising Pirates go after their fourth win of the season wh'en they take on the Blue Devils from Hughes. The Pirates have not lost a game so far. Reiser and Shawnee tangle at Joiner tomorrow night in the Indians' first home game of the season. 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