The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 28, 1951 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 28, 1951
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PAGE TEN COVRT1 R NEWS After on .875 Average Last Week We're Beginning to Feel Chesty One side, please — give us plenty of chest room. We got off to a fine start in picking the winners last week. Weathered the opening day storm fine and came out with a lusty .815 baltine average. Missed only three of 24 including Osceola's 13-13 tie with Piggott and Textis 1 upset/ of Kentucky. For a sandlottcr that's a pretty fair record. Now let's take a look at this week's games, Hmmmm. Maybe we should quit while we're ahead. But here we go with our choice In the Courier News' contest. There are some toughies this week, Plenty of room for upsets... 11ENTON, HI'-, AT m.YTHK- V1U>K—The Chicks Imikcd Ricat In subduing a better Poplar Illiiff club last week and they attribute their success to spirit and hustle. Things could be a little different Mils week, (hough. With Mrl Hay weak from a siege of the flu, Uiu Tribe's offense may he minus a - Ullle of Us ititi£. And, too, Coach Hob Newman who scouted the Ran&crs Just week tells us that they looked as K<»«<1 as Poplar Uluff did when he saw tbe Mules play West Plains, *Mo., two weeks ago. So Jt looks like the Mosley- mcn are in for another lough one. But we'll all-Imp along: with Hie Chicks, niyUicvIlIe by seven points.,. OSCEOLA AT WEST MEMPHIS —iNot much more than a warm-up for Coach Dukle Speck's charges. Osceola by 18 points... ARIZONA STATK AT ARKANSAS—Even though we picked the Razorbacks as the winners Inst week, they fooled us by fiog tieing Ears Whttworth's Cowpokes 42-1. All or which Indicates that what the U. of. A. drumbeatcrs have been saying about the Porks could be true. At any rate we don't think Arizona State win make liars out of 'em. Arkansas by three touchdowns... ARKANSAS STATE AT ARKANSAS TECH—On his last visit to • Blytheville. Tech's Nig Bymtm was nioanltig the fact that the Wonder Boys have entirely too may freshmen and sophomores and therefore sren't expected to do much in the Arkansas intercollegiate Conference this fall. State, on the other hand, looked good they tell us in holding powerful Mississippi State to 32 points last week. So we'll have to string along with State. The In- dians by two touchdowns. Others—Rice over Clemson, Ohio State over SMU, Texas over Purdue, Nebraska over TCU, California over Perm, Alabama, over LSUj Georgia Tech over Florida (this one can bear watch iugt. North Carolina >ver Georgia, Kentucky over Mississippi, Tennessee over Mississippi State, Wake Forest over N. C. State, Maryland over Washington and Kee, Missouri over Oklahoma A nnd M. WnshiriRton over Minnesota, Michigan Slate over Michigan, Notre Dame over Indiana, Illinois over UCLA. Navy over Vale, Ford am over Dartmouth, Princeton over Columbia and Army over Villanos'a, Sports In SjnirU Itill (Itu/i YYumlcrlicli, Ihe rx- Oilck who Ir.ulrd BUS for Columbia Military Academy a couple of seasons a^o, hsis heen named c Lip tali > of the Columbia (cam. "I'liis Is liis -second full season tvilti the Cadets,. .Our face Is blushing \vlih shame. We are humiliated no end. The picture we ran on the sporls page last Tuesday was identified as Mav Hkclton, the Chicks' reserve center. Yesterday, however, we were told we were nuts. The picture was I hat of Hilly Phillips, the Chick Been 1 fullback. Our most humble apologies ID fooUi liids.. .Frank Sanders, superintendent of Oscpuhi schools, says lie can't see U'hy Mississippi County teams can't get together and work out tticfr schedules like the Memphis loams rto BO that no two teams •Kill lie playing home panics on the same night. It would help everybody's fro wits, Mr, Sunders reasons, by giving OM'tola fjins a c ha net, to sec IMythcvillc, Wilson uitd other teams in the county play (and vice versa) and at the same time allow them to be loyal to their home team.., Dodgers in Philadelphia For Showdown' Series By ED COKRIGAN Associated Press SporU Writer With the Brooklyn Dodgers clinging to an cnd-oMhe-brnnch halt game lead over the New York Giants in the torrid National League pennant race, Brook Manager Chnrlle Dressen today found himself In a mighty ticklish situation, indeed. The prides of the Gowamts reeled Into Philadelphia for tonight's fr'ame with the PhilHes with this eituation facing them: In order to insure themselves the pennant they must sweep all three games with the Phils over the weekend, assuming of course the New York Giants win both their remaining contests with the Boston Braves in beantown starting tomorrow. Jf they lose one and the Giants win two, the race will end in a deadlock. Brooklyn's ace Preacher Roc failed yesterday, absorbing H 4-3 defeat at the hands of the Braves. Yanks Rrealhc Easier As for the American League, the New York Yankees are in a position to breathe a tittle easier, what with thetr 2'.j game bulge over the Cleveland Indians, The Ynnks, in fact, can clinch the |>ennant to- riay If they whip the Boston Red Sox in a doublehendcr. The Sox are ripe, too, after being mathematically eliminated yesterday by the Washington Senators. 8-6. The mazic number remains two for the Yanks—any combination of Iv.o New York triumphs or two Indian looses. "Die uilw h;u iwo games to play, the Yanks five. The excited Dodgers really bloa- the ir tops yesterday at Umpire Dascoli, who called Hob Addis ?nfc ;U home with \vli:u proved to be the winning rim i: the eighth. Da-sc-oli cleared the Brnc'K bench and threw out catcher Roy Canipaufllla and coach Cookie Lavagetto. Rookie Duke Markell hung up his fir.-,t major league triumph ns the tail-end St. Louis Browns slopped the Detroit Tigers, 7-4. in the only other major league game of the day. NATIONAL I.EAGUK W I- Pet. G.B. Brooklyn 91 57 .623 .. New York 04 58 .618 '.i St. Louts 79 12 .523 IS'.i Boston 7G 76 .500 18'i Philadelphia .... 72 19 All 22 ',•; Cincinnati 66 85 .437 28'i Pittsburgh 63 88 .'117 31'.; Chicago .61 90 .404 33'z Chicks Play Benton State Champions Seeking 19th Consecutive Victory Coach TUiss Mosley's state chnmpion Chicka.saws go after their third win of the season and their 19th in a row tonight when they take on the Rangers from Benton, 111., High School at Haley Field. Game time is 8 p.m. The Chicks, weakened by Illness* nnd Injuries, finished getting ready' for the Ranger Invasion last night with a light dress rehearsal workout under the Haley Field llghUs during which they worked on polishing up their offense. On paper the Chicks will b« rated slight favorites to cop the second jjame of Ihe two game scries from the Hangers but Mosley Isn't taking anything for granted. In an obvious FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 88, 19W II., Tonight-Bees Whip Osceola 7-0 attempt to fight over-confidence, Moslcy told his squad last night that the Rangers are a "much Improved team" over last year and that this game probably will be the Tribe's severest test of the season. Last year, the Chicks' ran roughshod over (he Rangers at Benton but Mosley told his squad: "They arc a much better ball club and you aren't ns good us you were last year. You're going to have to play hcads-up ball every minute If you take this one." Mel Hay, the Chicks' co-captain and offensive ace. rc-Jofncd the Tribe last night after spending all week In bed with a siege of Influenza. Mel worked out only lightly last night, apparently saving his strength for the game. Mosley Hurt Besides Hay's Illness, the Chicks are also hobbled with other minor aches and pains. Sophomore halfback Tommy Mosley, whose line punting and punt returns were big assets In (he Tribe's upset win over Poplar Bluff last week, is nursing an ankle Injury and won't be able to go nt full speed. Fullback Donald Gentry, limping with a sore leg last night, and a couple of line starters are nursing bruised muscles. The Rangers come to Blytheville boasting a 1-1 record for the season. They won their season opener from Edwardsville. 111., 25-6 hut last week dropped a 19-6 decision to Ml. Vcrnon. 111. Benton. this year. Is virtually a Junior team with only three regulars back from the team that laced Blytheville last year. But scouting reports say that the Rangers looked good against a more experienced Mt Vernon team. The Rangers operate from the tight T with a good offensive attack centered around Bill Dorhincez a big fullback, and halfback Allan Kays. Bill McAllister, « Wake Forest Brad, and Frank Charnak of Cape Glrardeau Teachers, coach the Rangers. Probable starters: Bljrlhevllle Pos. Holland ..... L. E. Hornberger .. L.T. Barons Cop Dixie Series Opener Houston Is Beaten 7-3 in First Game; Play Again Tonight HOUSTON. Tex,, Sept. 28. (If)— Birmingham's hammering Barons had Houston one down today as the two clubs prepared to wind up their Texas stand In the Dixie Scries. Tiie Barons. Southern Association representatives, whipped the Buffs, Texas League pennant club, 7-3 lost night In the opening game of the battle for the baseball title of Dixie. The Barons pounded 12 hits, four for extra bases, as they shellacked four Buff hurlers. Jim Pearshall led the Birmingham assault with four hits In four trips to the plate, batting In two runs. Tonight Houston will rely on Wilmer (Vinegar Bend) Mizzell, the highly rated rookie southpaw who had a 16-14 record for the season. Birmingham will counter with Halph Bricker. big righthander who won 15 while losing nine. Al Papal, the Texas League's leading pitcher (he won 23 games during the regular season), was pounded for four runs hi 5Vi innings to be the laser. Mickey Heafner, former big leaguer, was knocked out of the box in 6 2/3 innings but still got credit for winning the game. A crowd of 11.343 saw the opener of the scries In which Birmingham shoved across three runs In the sixth to sew up the decision. After tonight clubs tra'el to Birmingham to resume the series Sunday. They play three gimes then return ito Houston to wald up the series if that many gimes are needed. Pass Interception Brings Junior Varsity First Win OSCEOLA, Sept. 28. (AP)—The Chicks' B team, playing an inspired and vastly improved brand of football, got their first victory of the season here last night, downhw Osceola'a B team 7-0. . \V. Benton Meal Mavo Prlvctt Koonce .... Hodge Mnck Hay . Garner .","... Mel Hay ... O'Brien Gentry L.Q. C. . R.G. R.T. R.E. Q.B. H.B. H.B. P.B. ........ Mills ..... Roberts ..... Grenco ..... Parrlsh ........ Ross ... Jasinskas .... Sandusky ....... Briley ........ Kays . . Dorchincez AMKKICA.N LEAGUE New York . .. Cleveland . .. Boston Chicago . ... Detroit . Philadelphia . \V:uhini;tou . St. lyniL- c.n \V I, Pet. ... 93 5B 624 ..92 60 .605 2'.; ... 87 62 .534 6'a ... 18 72 .520 15' = ,..12 80 .474 22': ,. M 83 .450 26 .. 81 !t() .404 33 .... 51 99 .340 42'= Crows Read Newspapers, Wildlife Club Decides PLYMOUTH, N.C. IIP,— Do crows read newspapers? W. V. Hays, Washington County farm agent for the State College Extension Service, thinks perhaps they do. Hays says the county wildlife club i recently arranged a "crow shoot" for one afternoon at 5 o'clock, when the crows came in to roost—or were supposed to. The event, based on a successful shoot held last year, was well publicized in the local paper. . "The crows." says the county agent, "must have read the paper. ! since only one' crow made his appearance. It is thought,,he was just passing through—which' he did in a hurry." YKSTKKPAY'S KKSUL1S National League Boston 4, Brooklyn 3 (Only same scheduled} American League Wellington 8, Boston 6 St. Louis 1. DcLru'. 4 (Only pamc.s .scheduled) TODAY'S (iA.tll.S 1fii£lir Brooklyn at Philadelphia uicht Cincinnati at Pittsburgh niehl Only snmcs scheduled Gabriel Paul Is Named to Succeed Giles CINCINNATI, Sept, 28. M>i-4Gab- riel Howard Paul, who worked'h self up from a batboy, t the general managership o Cincinnati Beds last night said he would trade every m the roster If It games. will help wii over the and i] on ball vice The 41-year old former Red president, w h o succeeds Wfrrt-n Giles, declared the floundering Reds are going to win more games Inext season, than any club in rjcent years. The optimistic statements came after Powell Croslcy. chatrmai of the board of the Cincinnati (ball club, named "Gabe" Paul to' fill the vacancy caused several hfwrs tarlier when Giles accepted (the presidency of the National League. Terms of Paul's contract pnd salary were not disclosed. Paul's first official act waj to :nnounce Luke Scwel will bej re- manager for the J952 rnniors :ained season. There had bren Sewell might be out because of; the Reds' hapless season, in which they've lost 85 games and won only 66 to date. American tx-a^ue Detroit at New York (2) Philadelphia at Washington ni^ht Chicago at St. Louis i2 twi-nlshu Only games scheduled ^—^•"^"••••"•"^•••^^•^•^•••MWM We Finance AUTO & TRUCK REPAIRS Complete Service on All Makes FREE ESTIMATES =: COME IN TODAY! BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY Walnut & First Phone 4422 PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE SCO On Your Dial Saturday, Scpl. 29, 1951 MOKNINU 5:46—Sign On 5:43—Musical Round-up 6:00--News 6:C> -Farm Fair 6:15--Musical Round Up 6:45—Southern Gospel Slnscrs 7:00 News 7:05--Yawnln in the MornLn' 8:00— NEWS 8:0i— Varieties In Melody 8:45- -Mrs Duclos 9:00—News 9:05- -Are You Listening? 10:Ott--Ncws 10:05- Are You Listening 10:30 -Hillbilly Hits 11:00—Farm Digest of the Air 11:15—Farm Frolics AFTtRNOO.N 12:00—News 12:15—Football Wanuup 12:30—Football Hi Litcs 12:45—Football: Tennessee vs. Mississippi State 3:00—News 3:05—Heptima 4:00—News 4:05—Murray's Madhoun 5:00-- -News 5:05--Record Rack 5:30—Buchanan Scoreboard 5:45—Serenade In Blu« 6:00—News 6:05—Evening Serenad« ' 6:15—Sign Off —Courier News Photo BACK IN THE FOI.n—These two Chicks, end Fred Abbott (left) ani blocking back Bob (Red) Childress, idled all season by injuries, returned to the Tribe's roster and are expected to be ready for ac ion within the next 10 or 12 days. Abbott, a letterman, was put out aficommlssioi! by a foot injury received while swimming last summer aril Childress suffered & broken collar bone In the first week of pre- se^son training. ' Robinson Denies He Kicked In Umps Door ') By JOE RKICHLER ' BOSTON, Sept. 23. (AP)^Did Jackie Robinson, fiery - Brooklyn scdoiid baseman, pound and kick the locked door of the umpires' dressing room in a violent rage following Ihe Dodgers' hotly disputed 4-3 loss to the Boston Braves yesterday? "No," shouted Robinson. "Anybody who says I did it is a damned liar." Did any of the Dodgers assault the barred door, crushing two of its: panels, before the arrival of five special policemen to help the regular guard? "Yes," admitted Robinson. "I know who did it but I'm not saying who." I know who did it. too," echoed Brooklyn ace Preacher R^oe, victim of the heart-breaking loss that pared the Dodgers' first place lead over the New York Giants to a half game. "But it wasn't Jackie," added the Preacher. "I'll take an oath on that." Earlier, one of the special policemen had reported that it was Robinson who had done the kicking and pounding. "It's Always Me 1 "Whenever I'm in a crowd and something happens,' complained f;he brilliant Brooklyn away It's me." infielder, "right Photographs taken of the abused door showed clearly two cracks In the .panels, one on-the upper half o( the door, the other on the lowei half. Ford Frick, president of the National League, said in New York he had talked by telephone with two of the four umpires who had worked the game and neither had mentioned an assault on the officials' door. "I talked with both Prank Dascoli and Bill Stewart," said Frick, "and they said nothing about Jackie Robbison or any other player klck"- ing in the umpire's door. "I expect, however," he added, "that part of the report if true, will be in my hands soon." The hectic under-the-stands scene came as a result of the ejection of Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella by plate Umpire DascolL Campanella had objected violently when Dascoli ruled Bob Addis slid home safely with the run that snap- ned a 3-3 tie ; n the eighth to give Boston its dramatic victory. Mangrum Leads St. Louis Open Middlecoff Second With a 65; Finals Are Set for Sunday ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28. (AP)—If today's second round is anything like the opener, old man par will have an inferiority complex by the time the St. Louis Open golf tournament beds down for the night. Lloyd Mangrum and defending champion Cary Middlecoff finisher! one-two yesterday at the close of the first round with Mangrum carding a jeven-below-par 64. Middlecoff, .the Memphis, Tenn.. dentist, swung across the Meadow Brook country club course with a 65. Mangnim, the Niles, 111., professional who already leads the 1951 money - winners, established his claim on the SI5.000 first prize check by posting a four-under-par 31 en the way out. and finishing the back nine in 33. three under par?" The 64 gave Mangrum a three- way-jor the course record. Walter Hagen accomplished the same score some 20 years ago. and Prank Morgan followed at a later date. The rest' of the entries gave par a battering too. Seventeen came off the last green with scores of 70 or below and nine others tied the par 71. Two amateurs were in the low- score group—John Jacobs of Cedur Rapids, Iowa, with 33-37—10, and Jimmy Jackson of St. Louis, with 35-38—71. Jackson Is the reigning Missouri amateur champion. Jim Perrier. San Francisco, fell In behind Middlecoff with a 67, and Jack Burke of Houston took an early fourth position with"68. The tourney runs through Sunday. The game was the finale of an odd gridiron doubleheader played on Osceola's .Hale Field. In the firs* game Osceola's junior high team whipped the shawnee Junlori 6-0. Playing a. much better game than their "fumble, stumble and fall" brand in their first two outings, th« Bees outplayed the Semlnole reserves all the way. They scored In the first quarter and then hung on through the final three. The game was marred by an unusual number of penalties but all but three of the fines were mere five-yarders for offside or illegal motion infractions. Defensive halfback Joe Whlsen- hunt got the Chicks' only score when, he Intercepted an Osceola pass at the Seminoles' 45 and return 1t for a touchdown. Quarterback Wayne Burnham sneaked through a big hole at guard for the extra point. Outside of Whisenhunt's fine pass interception run back, the game was Played between the two 20 yard lines. Both teams missed several scoring opportunities by either fumbling them away or giving them away on quarterbacking mistakes. The game was a crowd thriller from the beginning with rugged line play'and some nice backfield action. ' The Seminoles showed the crow pair of hard running backs In neth. Cole, a big youngster just up iom the junior high ranks and Russell Thomason who played a lot ol halfback. The Chick Bees countered with jood backfield play, too, with Shan- ion Langlcy, Joe Bynum, Billy Phillips, Norbett Blankenshtp and runs and Terry Vail turned in some good-ball handling. The Chicks' defensive play was ireatly Improved too. The linemen charged hard and kept the Seminoles' air attack pretty well grounded. Star-line lineups. BlylhevlUe Pos. West L.E. 560 'Fans' See Browns Win By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS percentage. Only 560 faithful Brownie fans I John Oroth hit his third round- paid to see St. Louis defeat the 1 tripper of the season for Detroit Detroit Tigers 7 to 4 yesterday. The victory enabled the last place Browns to capture the series .two games to one. Harry Markell. rookie right- handed hurler, got his first major league win as he bested veteran P"reddie Hulchinson in the semi- silence of Sportsman's Park. Markell now IIRS a 1-1 record while Hutchinson owns a 10-10 Pet Not Pelt to Youth TORONTO—"(..l>i--Thcrc's only pin ctter's difference between "pet" am. pelt', but It's a big difference to 13 year-old Audrey Hinds. Audrey, who ives in Suburban Willowrtale. has pet fox called Freddy and she is letting a little weary of people tell- ng her Freddy would make a better pelt than a pet. Freddy was found playing with the Hinds' two dogs on their lawn tour montns ago. uiaer sister Pat captured the fox" and gave It to Audrey. Although he takes the oc casional nip at strangers, and has eaten the family's pet rabbit "Snow White". Freddy is there to stay and has no .intention of running away. New and different.. . stitched rich grain Bootskin achieves new i distinction in a handsome siraight-lip treatment. Mileage, too ...with double soles for wonderful walking. TCEEMAN Shoe ^^ t/l/cjthroou J ~ ' '— FAMILY SHOE STORE i Phone 3549 423 W. Main i the second inning ami Matt auts aided the Browns with his fth of the year. The St. Louis Cardinals are idle ntil Saturday when they will wind p the seasons play with a three ame series at Chicago where they nil take on the Cubs. Both Teams 'Losers' in Prep Grid Tilt PORTLAND. Ore.. Sept. 28. (AP) —Ever hear of a football game In which both teams lost? Two Portland high schools achieved it. One of the teams, Roosevelt, came out the nominal winner, 34-0, but then it was discovered two ineligible players had been used. Roosevelt was ordered to forfeit the game. Next it was learned the other team, Cleveland, also had used an ineligible player. Someone suggested cancelling the whole affair, but officials protested that the offending teams would be getting oft withoui a penalty. So a forfeit defeat was marked against both teams. '• V. S. Crime Only 29 per cent of the burglaries. 22 per cent of the larcenies and 21 per cent of auto thefts in U. S. cities during 1949 were "cleared" by arrests, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica^ Jarl Brown turning in nice while quarterbacks Burnham Osceola .. " Posey Horner L.T Nunally Harris L.O Phillips White _c Harlan Fowler Berry . . Hay . Vail . .. Bynum . Langley Phillips . •R.O. .... R.T. ... R.E. ..: Q.B. ... H.B. ..v H.B. .; .. T.B. Alexander ... Fleming ...• Shelden ... Stilwell .Thomason J. Fleming ...... Burch National League Ready For Pennant Race Tie : ± NEW YORK, Sept. 28. «>>—If tht National League race ends in a tie between tl\e Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants, a playoff will begin at Ebbets Field on Monday. The second and third, if necessary games, of the best of three series would be played at the Polo Grounds on- Tuesday and Wednesday, Ever Brought to Mind VIENNA (/P) — An enterprising Austrian has thought up a way for husbands to remind their wives of their marriage vows to obey. His firm has applied for the concession to make phonograph recordings of all wedding ceremonies in this country. \Oysters are rich In copper, Iron, Iodine and vitamins. Bdra-Brewed to be developed costly extra steps to eliminate unfcrracQied sugar. There's »o sweetness to hide true beer flavor. net bitter,.. &*&««,*«& brew in smoothness — brewoul bitterness. There's no unpleasant after taste—just true b«r refreshment! mellow brewing that makes Stag so sparkling clear, so mellow and light—so fa dsfying > »!«tmly^r> beer must b«. that Stag tastes belter than any other beer. Why don't you enjoy its can't- bc<opicd smooth dry flavor, too?

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