The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 8, 1949
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PA6CMX BLYTHXVrLLE : (ARl.y COUTUER NEWS ^^ ^— — —; — : . ^ _^_^___ 111 u its i ThreeGridTeams Begin Piay Tomorrow Night; Yanks Nip Boston 5-2 • 1^ Jfe Jh 4h I >k I \**H + m T . " " "—' ~- *» lilt • lintnnr in Mi* firtv _.__*__ Joe Page Hero THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1949 Keiser in Games Dedication of N«w Stadium to Highlight StminoU-Parkin Tilt South Mississippi County's 1949 grid season will be opened officially tomorrow night when three ol the six Class B teams of that area, Osceola. Keiser and Dyess see action In » pair of contests. At Osceola, Coach Rube Boyce's Osceola High School Seminoles will dedicate a new stadium In the season opener with their arch rivals, the Parkin Tigers. At Keiser. two of the comity's bitterest grid enemies, the Keisrr Yellow Jackets and the neighboring Dyess Eagles, 'ill square off in a first nljhler that should be an exciting affair. Osceola's new sladiun- will be dedicated by Mayor Ben F. Butler In a short pre-ganie ceremony. The i 2,500 seat stadium was constructed j this summer and Is equipped with j sealed-beam lights. Both the Osceola - Parkin and' Keiser-Dyess contests are scheduled for .8 o'clock. Scmlnolec Look Good The Seminoles are expected to be one of the strongest B teams In the county this year but lack of reserve power will be a great handicap to Coach Boyce. "The boys have looked pretty good in practice." he said, "but you can't tell too much about them -as we scrimmaged very little." The passing oJ sophomore quarterback, Tommy Spires, is expected to be the Seminoles' chief offensive threat. Spires, a sizeable lad. caused much talk in junior high circles of this district list year with his uncanny aerial marksmanship. Both Osceola and Parkin will run from the T formation. Expected to start for the Sen- inoles tomorrow night- are: Donald Watson, left end; Coleman ntim, left tackle; Jim Lee Stevens, left guard; Don Johnson, center; J. K. Jacks, right guard; Raymond Memdowa, right tackle; Warren Welnberg, right end: Tommy Spires, quarterback; Harvey Lee Hill and Paul Stllwell, halfbacks; and Jim Shaneyfelt, fullback. Watson, Lannum. Stevens. Jacks. Meadows, SMIwell and Shaneyfelt are lettermen and the others art graduates from the junior ranks. Eagle* Have 5 I.etfermem Coach Tom Parks of the Dyess KaglH gave his probable starting lineup as CharlM Dean, left end; Jerry Lee, 'eft tackle; Jim Smith, left guard; Jack Blackard, center; James Crestman, right guard; Darrell Holland, right tackle; Warnuel Hargravei, right end; Howard Humphries, quarterback; - Noel Furr and Dorsej Fincher. hilf- Ixickn; and Boo Dallaj. fullback. The eagles will run from the T. Dalls. Humphries, Purr Smith and Lee are returning lettermen. Coach Bill Bell, who Is witness- Ing his first year at the helm of Yellow Jackets listed his probable starting 1: neup as; Bill Harrington, left end; Martin Felts or Jim McFay, left Uckle; Kelly Mason, left (tiard: Goodwin, center: Bill Ma•on, right guard; J. T. Mustek, right tackle: Arthur Bullion, right end: Tlalph Hall, quarterback; John Felts, fullb»ck. The Yellow Jackets, too, will employ the T. Martin Fells,'Kelly Mason. Goodwin. Bill Maion. Musick. Bullion. Hall. Braze]! and John Felts, are lettermen from the 1B48 squad. AMUICAN LEAGUE New York Boston Cleveland Detroit Philadelphia W , 82 . to . 78 . 18 , 67 Chicago 54 SI. Louis Washington . 48 . 43 N'ATIONAL LEAGUE W L St. I>ouis 83 48 Brooklyn 83 51 Philadelphia 71 64 Boston 67 68 New York 66 67 Pittsburgh . .. 58 74 Cincinnati 54 78 Chicago 52 83 SOUTHERN LEAtiUE W L Nashville 94 54 Birmingham 88 Mobile . 78 Orleans 75 NEW Rox Op«ns Week Dajs 7:W p.m. Matinee Saturday A Sond«jl Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. CnnL Showlnj Manila, Ark. Sho»s EVKRT NIGHT L«sl Time Today "JOHNNY ALLEGRO' with OeorRe Kaft ALSO SHORTS Friday "NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS" with Roy At.fT Saturday "SUNDOWN RIDERS" Ate* ShwU Atlanta . Little ROL* . Memphis . .. Chattanooga Pet. .631 .607 ..591 .514 .403 ,35fl .331 Pet. .629 .618 .526 .496 .496 .439 .408 .335 Pot. .635 .599 .538 .514 .466 446 .419 .383 Yesterday's Results AMERICAN I.KAGUE New York 5 Boston 2 Chicago 7 St. Louis 1 Cleveland at Detroit, rain Washington at Philadelphia, rain NATIONAL LEAGUE St. I/outs 3 Chicago 2 Brooklyn 5 Boston * Cincinnati 5 Pittsburgh 2 Only games scheduled. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 7 Atlanta o Nashville 2 Mobile 1 Little Rock 4-2 Birmingham 0-3 New Orleans 4 Chattanooga 3 Today's Games AMERICAN l.RAGUE Boston at New York Cleveland »t. Detroit (3—day- nighti. Washington at Philadelphia (2— twi-night) St. Louis at Chicago NATIONAL LE.AGUF. New York at Brooklyn (night) Chicago at St. Louis Cnight) Philadelphia at Boston (night) Cincinnati at Pittsburgh SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orleans at Mobile [2), ni^ht. Little Rock at Birmingham, night. Only games scheduled. Ft. Wayne Team Retains National Semi-Pro Crown WICHITA, Xas.. Sept. 8— liPi—H. was • tight squeeze, bill the Fort Wayne General Eelectrics retained their Nations! Semi-Pro Baseball Tournament crown last night. , .The Indiana club beat the Golden. ; Colo.. Coors. 5-4, to become the ! first team to win three consecutive national semi-pro titles. Fort Wayne went into the finals or the double elimination tournament with one defeat against it. Golden was unbeaten. Thn Tndian- *n.s trounced Golden 5-2. in the first (tame Monday night and then did it again last -lieht. Four of Fort Wayne's runs last night were unearned. They came In the fourth inning after two men were out. The Coors came back in the fifth {o push across four tallies but Fort Waynf scored again in the seventh to take the game. Washington Man Wins American Trapshoot Title VANDALIA. Ohio, Sept. 8. (,r< They called it the "golden grand" —and that's just what it was! The auditors finished figuring today on the recently-completed nine- day 50th Grand American Trap- shoot, and Ihe prl?.e payoff was practically preposterous. Ray E. luring, manager of the Amateur Trapshooling Association since Iht early 30's, announced that about 1220,000 in purses had been distributed to the isofl <ii-ad-eyc Dicks and Doras who competed this year. The big winner was Ohmer Webb of Washington, D. c., who broke 100 straight to. capture the 100-clay preliminary handicap. Webb, with the only perfect score In the event, dragged down $5.442 lor his 40 minutes of shooting. For the first time In * half-century the feature event, the Grand American Handicap, wound up in perfect-score tie. That cut down the first place payoff to some extent, but Pete Donat of Antwerp, O., and J. W. Sondcman or Lima, O.. picked up checks of SS.'JSl.M —Courier News I'hotn HACK «i:SKKVKS—On these four youngsters hinge tho Ins question mark of the nlythenlle Chicks' prospects this year. They're four of Coach Hus-scll Mosli-y's .scant baekficld extras, u-lt lu rislu Joe Tomlinson, a newcomer; and Freildie Smith, Hc.imo Gentry ant! Du k Held, all nolriover.s Horn last ve.-ir. The boys have shewn up well in pre-senson drills but lack name experience. Gentry, however, is a letiernmn Bobby O'Neal, another lad who has been looking so. senmnnes of lute and .several other uacklicld candidates who reported Inte, wore not present when team photographs were taken. Porkers Schedule First Full Time Scrimmage for Saturday By thf Associated Press John Harnhlll's T-mimted Arkansas Ruzorbacks will get down to serious business Saturday. A full dress scrimmage, the first rough contact work of the 1949 training season, has been ordered for Saturday morning. Barllhill Isn't expecting a lot of .'•erioihs trouble but hopes to plug lip any possible weak sprits in his newly adopted T formation should a patchup Job be needed. The Porker gndclers romped through a dummy scrimmage Tuesday. They worked on improving their liming on the line and down- field blocking. Sammy puro. recent transfer from Magnolia A. and M. hart n field day in the workout. The speedy youngster turned in a good Job at. right half. Two of Barnhill's top notch players are on the injury list hut tho mentor hopes they'll sec action in Saturday's mixup. Rny Parks suffered a slightly sprained ankle and Louis Schaufflc Sports Roundup Hugh ! ullcrlun Jr. up with blistered feel. Both suited out Tuesday but saw littl action TCli Scriinmafres At Fort Worth, the Texas Christian University gridders turned In impressive performance during yesterday's scrimmage. Coach L. R. (Dutch i Meyer hinted that several promotions mav be upcoming. End Wilson OcorRc of I Tort Worth, fullback Otis McKol- , vey of Odessa, Tex., and quaiter- j back Dan Wilrte of Graham. Trx., I were particularly effective, Meyer; ! announced. NEW YORK, Sept. 8. IH'i For two seasons Joe McCarthy's Boston Red Sox probably have been the best team in baseball. . . . They didn't lose the 1348 pennant until the day after the season ended. . . . Because of their miserable start lasl spring, it may tie just as close ibis year. . . . The current scries with the Yankees is Important, ot course, but the teams meet again in Boston Sept. 24-25, and the Sox wind up the season with two game.-; here. . . . The Dodgers' Ralph Branca is planning a ten-weeks tour after Ihe baseball season ends, turned i He hopes to finish It without, o Vols Clinch Flag By Tipping Bears As Barons Divide In Crucial Game Cards' Late Rally Shades Chicago 3-2; Bums Edge Braves li.r Jack Hand Associalrd I'rcss Sports Wriler Smoky Joe Page Ls the man of the hour for the embattled New York Yankees. Hero in 1347. but a failure in 1948, (he strong-armed fireman from the bullpen is a lending candidate for [lie most valuable player in the American League. Page never was better than he was last ui^ht as he struck out four of the five men he faced In the Yanks' important 5-2 victory over Boston. Called to tne rescue of Allie Reynolds after Hobby Doerr tripled with ihe potential tying run in the eighth. Pri<!e bla/ed his fast ball past the Red Sox in a sizzling performance. Boston look an early lead on Reynolds' u-iWness, but the Yanks struck b:uk to po ahead, :i-2, on Bill Johnson's s:cco-rt triple and a costly error by Vern Stephens before Pa»e nppnired na the scene, liruu'n Homers After Doerr triple- 1 to put the tyins n::l on third. Manager Casey Stengel waved in Page. Al Zarilla he retired on one pitch. Then he fanned Hilly Goodman to end the inning. Hobby Bio\vn's homer following „ .... . ..... Phil nizzuto's bunt single made Hy I he Associate, I ress u ,., , , , ht , h t p For the sc-coml ); ht year, the ] 1M llp . ,, P v M, ie a Birdie Tcbbct£ pinch hitter Matt Da Its and Dom lilt i homer In the fifth started the winning surge. Solly HerAus, Nippy Jones and Marty Marion followed his lead to give Howie Pollet win No. 18. Finlil .Mart Bums' ActJ« Violence flared in Platbush as Kddie Slanky of the Braves and Spider Jorgcnsen of the Dodgers squared olf in a fist fight that involved members of both clubs. After both were ejected, Eddie Miksis replalcd Jorgcnsen. He came through with the game-winning blow, a two-run homer in the seventh Inning, his first of Ihe year. Stanky apparently spiked Jorgensen accidentally while pivoting for a double play in the fifth. Both players went down and there was a wll4 flurry before order wat ,., stored. Jack Banla. striking out nine en route to lila eighth win. gave v, a y U> Jot Hatten when the Braves threatened In the ninth. Hatten ended the game with ""<• pile), t 0 pinch hitter Mickey Livingston. Kenny Raffcnsberger of Cincln. nail nailed down his 15th vlctorj with his first home run M aubdulnz Pittsburgh, 5-2. Tl giants and Phillies were not scheduled. Unusual Giffs Distinctive Curtains See Them at (he Linen & Curtain Shop 108 So. Ftrst Pt ,. M 816 see . . . BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. ' buy 'Broadway & Cltickusawha relief sitiger. . . . Yotri flerrn covering from' a thumb .._.,....,., moans: "I heard Joe D:\fnpgio go! ; over -100 letters offering advice and remedies for his heel. I didn't get any letters. All I gt>l \vns epswu Sports Rcforr Tour Kycs Tomorrnw's Chicaeo Hornets-Los Ancelos Dons snnip! rnntch Mir only two .single-ulnp clubs In the All-Americ:i Football Conference The R;uit;rr.s Vuive invited Ml mitthC.v Nashville Vols arc pious of the Knutheni Association. They vam the 11)19 pennant last ntght, four <hiy,s before tile end of Uie regular MTI.SOH. The clincher i-amc in two brill parks. The Vols hud to win only iwo more times iliis year to take Uie flag or else nitiner-up Birmingham had io drop i\vo--with any combination tit the uucgoing hiiving the siune effect. A Nashville victory arid R Bir- mtiii-ham del cm WHS how it happened. The Little Hock Travelers Look the opem-i o! a doublcheader nom the B:mm.s 4-0, and then at Mobile the Vols took the Bears, 2-1. The peimniu race was over. U wa.s Nashville's nth straight victory rind ihe fourth in a row over Mobile. Carman Maltory, slim right-liiinticr. gave up lour hits camnj; ii out. After losins; their last maUiemati- | CJ ' J thailte nt first place, the Bar- injury 3 nils - * h " "^eady had cinched .sco ..,_ „_.•«"«. nillud to Hike the nightcap fioin Little Rock, 3-2. Oilier names last night saw Die Memphis Clucks down (he Ailnniu Crackers 7-0, and the New Orle- itns Pelicans qualify for t! lc asso- elation playoffs with a 4-3 decision over Hie Chattanooga Lookouts DiMaggio to end the game. Rain knocked out the Cleveland- Del roit and Philadelphia-Washington (-nines, but the Chicago White Sox scampcred home u-ith a 7-1 triumph over the St. Louis Browns. Bill Wight stumped the Brownies wUh a four-lmter. In the National League St. Louis came from behind to .shade Chica- 20. 3-2. after Brooklyn nosed out Boston. 5-4. The Cards still lead by one fiill game. Four sharp singles in the last or the ninth pulled the Cards out of a loss that, would have left them only two percentage points ahead of the Brooks. Glenn Nelson, who DODGE TRUCKS TRUCKS that fit your job LOW operating cost LOW maintenance cost LONGER truck life LIBERAL TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE ON USED TRUCKS '•• hockey players to attend tln-rc j training cnmps nt Fran casually, list but nulling serious. Line scrimmage and parsing took up jurat of the time nl Southern Methodist University's drills Wednesday. Conch Matty Bell worked his nackrielci in aerial j>rnrUcr in hopes of spotting a replnreiiirnt fnr Paul Page, poLson In enemy passers the last few years. The Rice Owls spent most of )hr day performing for photographers. Following a morning drill on fundamentals, Head Coach Jess Neely " --,•turned his .so.ti.irt over to pliotopra- I ^ 1Jccr - tne Dracons* coach, ivhn is phers for Ihe afternoon. The Owls' Ilolc(1 for pvorhicmir upsets, will en- meet Clem.son in Houston, Tex : counter SMU's Onnk Walker, \vhn Sept. 2-t for the & fa son opennr. F is noted for dome nlnmst ovcrv- — j thing on a tnolball field. . . . Nn [ matter wlin \vlns. obviously it will be R \Vn 1 ker-ivav. ihe [J. of Cliirago game In 193!). . H l maybe ft fc\v racr.s \vill be cinn.son. . . . Bobby Jonr.s. 'I'ulane hriHmu'k. i.s a name.sakp nf furivd Roljprl Tjrc Jones. . . . But Horace i Rcnegar insist.; this Bobby "I'ytc. won't) • vanccd 425,000 to n i hnschall hoostrrs outfit to build i grandstand, although Hie city b:<- 1 ; i no franchise in organized baseball j It's Ni> Dunk ! When Wake Forest's fnolbnll i team meets Southern Methodist al ' Diitlns. Tex.. Kept. 2-1, Pcaheiul RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Resourcefulness Pays Dividend for Officer PITTSBURGH. Sept. 8. (API — Resourcefulness paid off for CUV Detective Edward Scalon. He was asked by Youncstown. O.. police to pick llp a man named Ronald Curry, believed to be aboard a Pittsburgh bound train. Ho was charged with passing bad chcrks. At the drpol. Scanlon was sttinip- rd. Fie had no description of Curry. So he called out: "Hey. Curry" The wanted man stepped up and was promptly IruMlcd off to jail. Knd of Thr l.inp The Will Rogers Memorial IK pital al Saranac Lake. N.Y.. will share in the proceeds of the Giants- 1 Detroit tootball same Sept. 29. via f the Variety Club. . . . When Har- i vaid plays Stanford nt P«lo Ako! 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