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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 27, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chicks Begin DrillsrDenton, Guard . TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1949 For 'Game of Year' With Big 6 Champs Tht Blytheville Chick:, well rested from their opening encounter with the Paragould Bulldogs Sept. 16, relumed to serious practice yes- tirday, «ft*rnoon when they began preparations for their "game or *h« year" with Little Rock's Big Six'champion Tigers at Haley Field Frl- diy night. Couches. Russell Mosley and Johnny Staples returned from « •coutlng trip to Little Rock Sunday well .equipped with T-formation play*, used by the Tigers against Classen : High of Oklahoma City last Friday and they Immediate)); -„" began setting Tip a defense against ™ the Tigers' T. V* .Yesterday, (lie tribal chfeftans k— had their charges sharpening np 5* their o»n otfeme for their coming -:} tough battle And it yesterday's ;ri dril' e can be an Indication,'some'•- one is due for a surprise come Fri_~~" day night. A The Chicks spent most of the "*' time yesterday In offensive drills ,2y»Ith the backs lunnlng thvouRh ;V*ome new plays and the guards.and >?* tackles working on their blocking ^ assignments. zi May Unveil "Sunday Punch" —• The Chicks, who played more or *^* less under wraps against Paragonld *^ln their first game, will unveil the •TV: full might of their offensive m»- iS chine against the Bengals Friday 52 night. In their opening' encounter :*;' they stuck more or less to straight ""-football, refusing to give visiting ^Little Rock scouts even a glimpse •?ff of their "Sunday punch." *"' The Chicks mere scheduled for j£ another hard session (his aft«r- M noon with a little scrimmage in«"* eluded 'lomorroa' probably will be 'H spent in defensive work against Lil*? tie Rock plavs The Tribe, will taper "^ off with limbering up session un- Mi der.the lights at Haley Field Thurs-**- day night ^ As a whole, the Chicks appeared ia In top. physical form for the Tigers -»* with only guard Leroy Criner rid- f ing the list of injured. Criner Is nursing a badly swollen ankle but • . in expected to see action Friday tJ nisht ,,5 'Coach Ear) Stabler and his jun- •.' lor Papoose* were back at hard ^ work vesterdsy afternoon getting ^{ readr for their Invasion, of Jones" r *£ boro Thursday night. JJ The'Juntor mentor ran his sggre- ££ action through a gruelllug scrim- 5J T mag«, accenting offensive. Tlay as ^ he prepped hi* aquad for an expect- £."«rtonirh, tussle with the Johesborp ,^ junior*.. Tht scrimmage lasted .for ' more ; than an hour, and Stabler 1 »eemed = very well satisfied with the ! showing. ; Haja May Mlw Opener t However, he waa a bit worried 4 «ver the possibility that one of his > potential starting backs may .have \ to mis* action In the season open[ er Bennle Hayj, who .has been i looking good at halfback every since \ pre-season -training 'started, came 1 up with a sore back yesterday and 1 was not dressed out Stabler said that ,he' may not make the trip to ', Jonesboro. • Stabler was depending on Hays to share most of the Paps' offensive : load. He has been running al first atring halfback since opening day ; of practice, and hfs absence now ; will cut a big hole in the Paps' ; hopes. \ ' :' ; Running with Hays In the back; field have been Johnny O'Brien at ; Blocking back. Tommy Jiiosley, and ,~ -Norman Bratcher at. the other halfback post and Donald Gentry, an.• other 194» letlerman, at fullback. : Hays haa been operating at right : : halfback and doing most of the .; .passing and punting .and should : his Injury keep him out of Tiiurs- • day night's game, either Bralcher '• or \fosley probably.would be shifted V to the right half post with the. : other (akin? over at left. Papa Wall Still Question : The Fap«' forward wall Is still „ Wt- question mark. Only five boy« " have cinched a starting berths. Big ; Montroe Holland, a lanky 1RO- • pound letterman. Is expected to • ; share center duties yith Leon Prlvett, a 145-pounder who has • been one of the brightest defensive ; •pot,'! in the Papoo:e line. • The starting tackle.s probable will . be M. L. Criner at 184 and Qnincey Hodge a 175-pounder. These two :' boys have been running at first . string tackles since opening day • and probably will get the call Thursday night. , Bob Chllders. a 150-pound transferee from Van Buren, seems to~ ' have the Inside track at R. Garabaldi And Joe Welch Win Mat Event Ralph Oarabaldl and Joe Welch rallied lo take the last Iwo falls and »'ln a If.g malch decision over Buddy Knox and Gorilla Maclas In the American Legion's wrestling program at Memorial Auditorium last night. Staging a whirlwind finish alter dropping the first round, Welch and Garabalcli relied solely on brute strength lo turn the tide of victory. They forgot about scientific wrestling and turned to i-ough and tumble tactics when their opponents insisted on mixing things. The bout was one of the wildest staged here in several weeks and the outcome brought the shreik- Ing approval of the fans as Welch and Garahaldi used their fists to beat Knox and Macias Into submission in three short but rough rounds. . Knox and Maclas won the first fall in only 13 minutes. Macias slipped In a ci'ab hold to defeat Welch in 10 mimite.s and, It took Knox only three minutes' to °et rid of Oai'abaldi wilh and Australian back breaker. Ired by Ihelr rough treatment in Ihe first fall. Welch and Garabaldi started their rally with (he sounding of the bell lor the second round. Garahaleli worked on Maclas for 11 minutes before eliminating him with a flying jenny. Then in one niinule he took care of Knox with a crab hold. in the third fall. Welch was the big gun defeating both Knox and Macias in 12 minutes. Maclas-was the first to go, the victim if a double Jack knife in six minutes and Knox was defeated willi an arm bar six intnulas laler. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts Gaibaaldi defeated Maclas In 10 minutes with a body pin and. Knox was disqualified in 11 minutes for ramming Welch's head against the Iron rope loops. Are Golf Finalists Blytheville Country Club Tournament to. Be Decided Sunday •Bill Joe Dcnton of Wilson will meet Dr. James C. Ouard of Blythc- vlllc in the 36-ho!e finals of Ihe Blytheville Country Club's membership tournament to determine new club champion Sunday afternoon. The two linksmcn won the right to compete for the 1949 title by winning their semi-final matches last week. Dfmton, pre-tourney favorite to cop the crown, ousted defending champion Jtoland (Skeeler) Bishop. 5 and 4 in his fourth- round match and Dr. Guard advanced to the finals by defeating Bill Pollard 1-up in his semi-final match. • Denton, who is considered one of the top-ranking amateurs of the Mid-South, will be making his first hid for the Blytheville Country Club liile. This Is the first time he has competed in Ihe Inter-club competition. In the first fliKlit play.last week Janr- Terry defeated Dr. Joe Beasley 4 and 3 lo move Into final plav. He will meet George Hobbtird, Jr., for the first night crown. Hnbbaid went to the finals by defeating E. E. Gee, Sr.. 1-up In semi-final play. In tt'e second fligh!. Hubert Seymour will meet W. A. Atriick In the finals. Mr. Seymour advanced to the finals by winning over Hugh Wh'tsltt in fourth-round play and Mr. Affllck won the right to compete in t 1 . finals by ousting C. \V Afflick. I'ART OF THE KILL—Shown above arc four members of the Mississippi County hunting party and the three moose bagged by them during a hunting trip in the Wyoming Rockies earlier this month. Pictured from left to right are W. E. Wullaco, Blytheville; Cecil Earls. Blythoville; James Woodard, Osccola and Dr. Marcus Stewart, Memphis. Two other Mississippi County men, Steve Cockcrham and Bob Cruse of Osceola, were also in the party. Boston .,. Ne\v York Major League Leaders : By The AssooUlrd Tress National League Batting — Robinson, Brooklyn, .343: Slaughter, St. Louis, .338. Riins—Reese, Brooklyn, 127; Musial. St. Louis, 124. Runs batted In — Kincr, .Pittsburgh, 125: Robinson. Brooklyn, 121. Hits — Rohinson, Brooklyn, 189; Musial. St. Louis, 198. Doubles—Ennls, Philadelphia and Robinson, Brooklyn, 38. Triples— Musial, St. Louis. 13; Robinson, Brooklyn and Slaughter, St. Louis, 12. Home runs — Kiner, Pittsburgh 53: Musial, St. Louis, 34. Stolen hases — Robinson, Brooklyn. 34; Reese, Brooklyn, 26. Pitching — Roe, Brooklyn. 14-5, .737; Branca, Brooklyn, 13-5. .722. Strikeouts — Spahn, Boston, 140; Newcombe. Brooklyn, 138. American Lf^Riie Batting—Williams, Boston, .349- Kell, Detroit, .342. Runs — Williams, Boston, 148- Joost, Phlledelphla, 127. Runs balled In — Williams, Boston. 158; Stephens, Boston. 155 Hits — Mitchell, Cleveland, 1!)3; Williams, Boston. 192. Doubles — Williams, Boston 39- Kell, ritrolt. 36. Triples—Mitchell. Cleveland 23- Dilllnger, St. Louis, 13. Home runs—Williams, Boston, 43- Stephens. Boston. ,19. Slolen bases—Dillineer. St. Louis 18: Rix.zulo. New York. 16. Pitching — Kinder. Boston. 23-5, .821; Parnell. Boston. 25-1. .7R1 Strikeouts—Trucks. Detroit, 151- Newhouser, Detroit, 136. Nashville's Vofs Win SA Crown by Edging Bears 5-4 NASHVILLE, Tcun., Sept. 27— f/P) —Little Joe Damato's spectacular base running in an extra-inning same last night gave the Nashville -Vols the title in the Southern Association playoffs. ' > With the scor? knotted 4-4 in the bottom of the eleventh, the fleet footed second baseman scored ] Brooklyn from second base on an Infield i Philadelphia lit and gave the Vols a rousing -\ triumph over (he Mobile Bqais. A brilliant rally in the ninlli, •hich had tied the score, gave the' Bears three rims and carried the ame lo 11 Innings.. Damato was on second when 'ookie Titbert smashed a line drive oivn the first base line. Charlie ahaklls raced from the mound and overed first for the but. His back •as lo the infoeld, however, and he first inkling he had that Dam- to had raced hom,e was when 6,150 fans let hout. Reserved Seat Tickets •ack at right guard I c I -.^i „ ,"•""" with the other sentinel post and / ' or L '"le Rock Game ilvn flank positions as yet undecided. Childers, a lean, red-haired youngster, has looked good every since hts first day out and seems to be the big man of Coach Rlab- ler's lean guard material. He played tackle on the Van Buren junior team last year. More than 500 Red Cross profession hospital workers serve at 40 army hospitals. 26 navy hospitals, and 18 air force hospitals in this country. Are Placed on Sale Individual rescued scats for the Blytlwille-LiUlc Rock game at Haley Field Friday night have been placed on sale in down towt Blytheville at Owens Drug Store C. G. Redman, prr.sidciil of Die Chickasaw Athletic Club said yes terday. TJie tickets wil remain on salr until Friday afternoon on a first come, first-served h a s 1 .>. Thi tickets arc for lop row seats it Kentucky's Top Straight Bourbon Was $5.73 *jsr •NOW •t-l/o quart Big news!...big price reduction!... it'» the tame fine Straight Kentucky Bourbon. Naturally rich.., naturally good. Ask for it todayl mm m vm *i • M nm, now * ia t bt«i mtam «.. Detroit Cleveland Philadelphia Chicago St. Louis .., Washington St. Louis Boston ... New York Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago .. AMERICAN LEAGUE W L 94 55 93 56 Missco Big Gome Hunters Return From Successful Trip to Rockies Eight elk. two moose and two wilds a 'prosperous journey. 87 83 79 Ii2 51 48 was go a mighty • The victory . gives the Volls the ight to meet the winner of the 'exas League playoffs in the Dixie erics. The Texas League's playoff title s at stake tonight as Tulsa and •01 1 Worth square off in the scvcn- h game of the championship series ISIElion B of the stadium. "Mr. Redman said the tickets for all the remaining honie'gamc.s would be placed on .sale at OWCILS Drug on each Monday be/ore Ihe game on Friday. LEAGUE W L ..... 95 54 94 5B .....10 72 73 77 73 78 ..... 67 60 59 Pet mule deer. That was the kill of the .631 party of Mississippi County big .024. game hunters who lasl week re- .5761 turned .from a seven-day hunting .561 ' trip in the Wind River Territory .530 of the Wyoming Rockies. .419 In the parly were Cecil Earl.s and .338 W. E. Wallace of Blytheville: James .322 Woodard, Steve Cockerham and Bob Gnuc of Osccola; Dr. Marcus Stewart of Memphis, Harley Cruse Pet of Lake Providence, La., and A. D. Warner of Lake Lure, N.C. Everybody Rot an elk and Mr. Earls, Mr. Wallace and Mr. Wond- Among unusual military units ard each got a moose : while Dr. covered by Red Cross field Stewart a.-.d Mr. Cockcrham each tors is (he Picigeon Breeding bagged a large mule deer, making (Training Center at Ft. Monmduth the long Irek into the Wyoming N.J. .627 .513 .437 .483 .450 .400 .393 SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Final Playoff Nashville 5, Mobile 4. NATIONAL LEAGUE No games scheduled. - • A.11KK1CAN. LEAGUE '. Boston 7, New York 6. Only game scheduled. . Today's Games NATIONAI LEAriUE.' Chicago at Cincinnati. St. Louis at Pittsburgh, night. Only games scheduled. I.RACIIR Philadelphia at tfew York. Boston at Washington, night. Cleveland at Chicago, night. .Only game* scheduled. The party left Mississippi County Sept. 9. limited seven days, and returned last Thursday. They did their* hunting hi the Grand Teton Range of the Rockies in what is known as the Wind River Territory. For the Mississipni County hunters. it was their first trek into {he n-ggcd Wyoming area for hunting purposes. But after their tirst venture, it probably won't be their last. Red Sox Sweep Crucial Series From Yankees to Take Lead / By Ralph Roden Associated Press Sparta Writer The possibility was strong today that. the nation's railroads — and not New York's famed subway system — will transport She participants in the 1949 world series. The right of way between Boston and St. Louis is the expected route of the series personnel instead of the hour ride via the underground from Ebhets Field to the Yankee Stadium. New Yorkers' hopes of a "subway" world series suffered another rude jolt yesterday when the lorrld Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Ya-''-ees, 7-6, to snap their first place tie and move a game in front of the floundering Yanks In the American League race. The dreams of a dime classic were jarred Sunday when the St Louis Cardinals moved a game and a half in front of the Brooklyn Dodgers by downing Chicago while Brooklyn succumbed to Philadelphia. Both the Red Sox and the Cards renew [heir pennant driv on foreign fields today while the Yanks are at home and .the Dodgers idle. The Red Sox, riding a 10 B^ine winning streak, take onr the last n'.ice Senator- in a night gamt> :it Washington while the Yanks entertain the better equlnpcd Philadelphia Alliletics. The Cards meet the sixth place Pirates In a night game at Pittsbursh. Rodffers to Boston ' St. Louis will have its work cut out bcatlnc Ralph K : ncr and com- nany. The Piratn desnile their lowly perch, have split 20 games with the Red Birds. The Dodgers return to action tomorrow when they open a two game set with the fourth place Braves in Boston. A disputed squeeze play, that climaxed a four-run eighth inning rally gave the Red Sox their triumph over 1'ie Yanks before 66,156 pn?d onlookers. Bobby Doerr bunted Johnny Pesky across with the big run. Doerr dropped the ball down the first line. Tommy Henrich's throw had Pesky beat but Umoire r'11 Grieve called Pesky safe. He said later the Red Sox runner slid under Yankee calriicr Ralph Houk. The Yanks immediately swarmed around Grieve like a bunch of hcrnets, claiming that Houk had .. blocked off Pesky. Houk was the :d nost enrascd of the Yanks. Za'ril'.- the Hero Ellis Kinder, who shut out-the Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Oet 1 , Those Who'Like to So,u;ire Dunce are Cordially Invited I —Featuring— Garrett Snuff Variety Gang with Jackie Boy Pennington Finals In the Amateur Show Adm. Adults 75c — Children 25c This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dance You ought to be driving a You can Tlrinh yuurself into this! If you arc going in liny a motor You will fin<) that in every rate you are think yourself rigid inlo a I'nmiac! 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Kinder then alked Yogi Bcrra but Hank Bauer led out to end the game. , The Rec' Sox opened the game I scoring three runs In the first iimg against Tommy Byrne ?.ed red Sanfoid. . • Young Hflckey McDermott held ie lead until the fourth when the anks moved ahead with a four rally. McDermott almost re- elvcd his walking papers in the but Zarilla came up will, ! cmeiidous catch against the rieht eld stands, to rob Johnny Llndel ' a three-run homer. ^ N'o other games were scheduled*!. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today mmmmmmAS Big in mmmmmm ADVENTURE and ACTION is the Fabulous Lone Star Stale! HOLDEN • BENDIX CAREY-FREEMAN "Streets of Warner Xewa A Cartoon Wednesday, Thursday "YOU'RE A SWEETHEART" with Alice Faye and George Murphy . News tk Comedy NEW Box Opens Week.Days 7:OU p.m., Matinee Saturday & Sundays Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Shotting Manila, Ark. 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