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MONDAY, OCTQBER 8, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SITTING THIS ONE OUT—Chuck Drcsscn didn't give up baseball despite the oft-voiced sentiments slamming oil Brooklyn bars and lamp posts. The Dcidgors' manrgcr look in the World Series Irom the stands of parks where liis team wasn't. And his only protection was the camouflage of Mrs. Bresson's corsage. Things wouldn't have been so easy in Flatbush. (NBA)' Notre Dame-SMU Clash To Highlight SWC Action By HAROLD V. KATUFK DALLAS. Oct. B. IAP)—Southern Methodist battles mighty Notre Dame this week In the headline of a Southwest Conference football schedule of great interest and portent. Until Saturday night the annual Texas-Oklahoma game would have been the glamor boy of the card. But Oklahoma took a 14-7 tumble before the Texas Aggies and that robbed this colorful contest of much of Its shine. Not that it won't he a feature game of the nation, and it's certain the Cotton Bowl will be bulging at the teams with the crowd, but it just can't pack the interest of Southern Methodist's fourth try against Notre Dame. This despite the fact that SMU has been twice defeated. Those who watched Southern i Methodist wallop Missouri 34-0 Sat- •urday night saw hope that the Methodists might give Notre Dame • most Interesting afternoon. It appeared SMU finally had fashioned a ground attack to go with Fred Banners' passing. ' Sletrs Rout Tarheels The Texas-Oklahoma game will, draw 75,349 fans nil who can get} Into Dallas' Cotton Bowl. And tuisj lime It appears Texas has a glittering opportunity to Irrevocably break the hold Oklahoma has been exhibiting on southwestern football. The Longhorns, noted for their defense, forgot about stopping the opposition and decide to outscore them. What a day Texas had doing It. the Longhorna smashed North Carolina 45-20 Saturday. The conference, bragging about Its inlersectional record which shows 10 victories against five defeats against foes from other areas, has the opportunity of compiling about its best sectional record in history. In addition to SMU's Joust with Notre Dame at South Bend, Ind., and Texas' battle with Oklahoma, Rice plays Navy at Houston. Turks Day Baylor There's also a conference game on the schedule. Baylor's Bears who along with Texas A. and M., Is undefeated and untied, starts its search for the conference title against Arkansas at Waco. Baylor last week added luster by whipping a good Tulane team 2714. Arkansas lost to Texas Christian 17-7 by not taking advantage of its opportunities and because of Gil Bartosh, Bartosh .stepped back Into his accustomed place' as the man of the minute in TCU's attack when Malvin Fowler, who had beaten him out for quarterback, lelt the game because of a knee Injury, Fowler may be lost for tile remainder of the season. Texas Christian this week takes on twice-defeated Texas Tech at Lubbock while A. and M. plays Trinity University, which also has been ^beaten two times this season, at San Antonio. Rogers Hornsby to Manage Browns; Gets 3-Year Contract |t NEIW YORK. Oct. 8. W,_Rogers Hornsby signed to manage the St. Louis Browns for three years, owner Bill Veeck announced today. Ford Takes 2-Stroke Lead At Kansas City KANSAS CITY. Oct. 8. lift — Youthful Doug Ford, seeking his first major victory In two years on the pro circuit, held a iwo- stroke edge tnday at the start of the final 35 holes In the Kansas City Open Golf louniament. Four players were bunched close behind him. including Cary Micidlc- coff, former U. S. Open titlisl. who Flammed a hoie-in-one yesterday. Ford, Harrison. N. Y., pro, turned in a 68 to go with his 64 on opening day. His 132 lolal on the 6.500-yard Milbtirn Country Club course was 12 under par. Jim Ferrler. San Francisco, and ^Dave Douglas, Newark. N. J., »vere Plight on Ford's heels with 134 tolals. Fenrier's Sunday round was 67. Douglas' 68. Middlecoff fired the day's bc.st round—a 6fi on the par 72 course The Memphis dentist, who won the 1951 Tam-o-Shanter all America had a 135 total. 10 Mississippi County Grid Teams in Action PAGE NINB Chicks and Paps at Home; Osceola Takes on Bartlett Mississippi County's high school and junior high football teams head for another full week of action this wok i with 10 of the county's 1) teams set for action. This week's schedule finds all of the county's teams except Blytheville's B teams In action within the county. The Cliicit Bee.s have an open date. Two Junior high games, one here and one at Osceola. Thursday night (iots tile week's action started with five high school game-s to follow Friday nighl. Thursday night's action will find Blytheville junior Papooses playing host Ut Paragould at Haley field with the Osceola juniors meeting Keiser at Osceola. One game Is scheduled lor Thursday afternoon, with Luxora's Panthers meeting Hie Shawnee Indians at Luxora. It will be homecoming lor the Panthers. nlj'lhevilie, Osceoln, Burdette and Wilson all have home games this week. Chicks Play Dierks The Chicks, beaten for the first time in 20 games last week, will lake on Dierks at Haley Field Friday night. Dierks is a Class B school of District seven. Osceola's Seminoles, back on the winning road alter a slow start, stay at home again this week, playing Bartlett, Tenn., on Osceola's Hale Field Friday night. Wilson's Bulldogs, victorious in their first four outings of the season, go after their fifth victory on their home grounds Friday night. The Bulldogs are scheduled !o meet the strong Earle Bulldogs at Wilson.' In an afternoon game Prulay, fitirdette's undefeated but once-iiM Pirates, take on the Keiser yellow- jackets nt Burdetle. Glenn Lippman Is SWCs Top Ball Carrier DALLAS, Oct. 8. Wf—Glenn Lippman. who led Texas A. and M. in a 14-7 triumph over Oklahoma last week, has Increased his mar- ball gin In Southwest Conference carrying. The Aggie halfback gained 98 yards against Oklahoma and brought his total to 254 on 21 carries—48 yards more than runnernp Lamar McHan of Arkansas. Fred Benners of Southern Methodist still Is well out in front in passing. He leads with 336 yards on 32 connections in 55 attempts. Lurry Isbell of Baylor has moved into second place with 314 yards on 20 connections In 60 throws. Isbell also is the lop punter with an average of 43.5 yards on 13 boots. Yale Lary of Texas A. and. M. leads the ' pimt returners. H« has run nine kicks back 170 yards for an average of 18.8. Bill Howton of Rice tops In pass- receiving, having snared eight throws for 160 yards. Bill Jurney of Arkansas is second with eight for McHan leads in total offense with 415 yards in 75 plaj-s. Malvin Fowler of Texas Christian i» second with 397 on 69 plays. .A. and M. lops in (cam offense with 1085 yards In three games. Arkansas is second with 1060. Defen S ,Ba yX , a d S , 8i v,n7upl^nar-^ d ' No financial terms were disclosed except that Hornsbys salary will be the greatest ever paid a Browns' manager. Hornsby came east for the World Series from Seattle, where he managed the Pacific Coast League entry the past sea-son. He managed the Browns briefly during the 30's and starred both as manager and ti player with the Cardinals, St. Louis' National League team. Veeck said that Hornsby's coaches would be determined mutually later. When Hornsby left the coast on his series trip he said he was considering three offers to return to ! the majors. None was identified. I Hornsby replaces Zack Taylor as • manager o[ the Browns. When i ! Veeck. the dynamic redhead who 1 ; startled the baseball world with his! jcrowd-calching methods while di- |rcctin» the Cleveland Indians, took jover control of the Browns in mld- senson he indicated he would prob- i ably seek a new r manager. | Taylor has been promised a job ,with the Browns' organization but (has not indicated whether he will j accept. SO IO A MOVIE IXEAItE TODAY Dressen to Pilot Dodgers in 1952 Top Brooklyn Official Says Bums' Brass Wants Skipper Back Henderson, State Teachers to Play Top AIC Teams Meet Saturday; Arkansas Tech Beaten Again By The Associated Hress Defending champion Henderson College will swap . Rrldlron blows looms as the top same In the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference's weekend football menu. Both teams are among Ihe four undefeated contenders for the 1951 AIC championship. The outcome may ruin one of the team's chances of staying In the race. Henderson remained in ihe unbeaten ranks Saturday night with a 21. lo 0. victory over hapless rieii- drix College. Teachers had an open date. Southern State's Muleriders, paced by Don Ciews, continued their successful 1051 football record with Week PCL Booming Sout hern. California For Possible Bid to Rose Bowl By Kl> (OilUK;AN fhB ,, NKrW X OR . K - ° c i- 8 ' (AP)-H's early to ho talkii. K about potential bowl teams but Bowl sS U " St Unt6renCe " lreRdy 1S wh -'P i »8it«l>f»rSoulh W . n CaliforniBforaRoM Not that Southern Cal will win the |O H|;IIC utlc. Hut Cnlilon,ia the lop teim in th. west-ami very possibly the nation-is not eligible for ;l n,,Uu,' ,,, K . k ut the Jan 1 game Soulhcrn California went to the By JOE REICHI.ER NEW YORK. Oct. S. <APi_(;nar- lie Dressen, whose Brooklyn club blew a 13'i-frame in Eeven weeks to lose the National League pen- ™ -"• .v^iu^i icuum \vnn nant to the New York Giants, will (thumping 27 to 0, triumph over the manage the Dodgers in 1952, the As- i once-powerful Arkansas Tech It sociated Press learned today. I was the first time since 1932 that Southern Slafc- has overcome the Wonder Boys. Southern Stale is Idle next week. Ozsirks Beat Ouachlta CollcKe of the Ozarks picked np The official, who asked not to be ! "„ ""'?"'! S . t , raisM vlc {,°, r>- ngnlllst identified, said the announcement I /-*. , * " ^ rsir l mm no L to Northeast Oklahoma after the end o"rthe"world sedes-^j A '-"»>«as A nnd M.. another title "I c<m !«u .1,1 contender that hasn't tasted defeat, said, '"ressen definitely wiH return I "d™" *" " ltersoction; " victor >' SluJ as.manager next "ej.\ don't^an" | Clnr^vme.^'en.'u'38 To' 6 Leading such an announcement to come (he A & A! attack: was nivirf A, from me because It rlghtMlly should derson who'ran for one ' A top Dodger official revealed to- ] day Brooklyn held an organizational meeting last Saturday in which sll the Dodger brass, except President Walter O'Malley, attended. • ••"- """"uni-ciJieui : Oln of the re-hiring or Dressen Jor next i ,,. , year \vlll be made "four or five, days' be made by the boss." (O'Malley). The official said the and passed for three others. Arkansas State, which didn't ...... •-'** MIC int-cnug was i m^rtii.-m.', oiaie. wmcn nltin t neld for the purpose of discussing ' schedule enough snme to compete 1952 club plans. ; [or this year's AIC crown, rolled None of us In (he organization i over Delta (Miss.) stale. 43 to 0, in blames Dressen for the team's col- ' a non-conference encounter. lapse.' he said. "We think chuck j The talented freshmen of the Unl- aid a fine Job In his first year at ! versity of Arkansas battered UlUe lm. W ar the helm. We feel we know why Junior College 3:) to 6 In the . e now wy we °< unor oege 3:) to 6 In the lost the pennant, but we don't think ! only setback suffered by AIC teams Dressen was to' blame. j against out-of-conference foes. Criticism from all directions was! This week's games: hurled, at Dressen following thej Henderson at Arkansas state uoager! heart-rending defeat in the .Teachers: Ouachlta at Little Rock rubber of the three-game pennant I JC; Arkansas A. & M. at Hemlri.v Playoff last wnln.tri,,. Playoff last Wednesday. ' . . . i Alabama Stale at Arkansas State, - .. "-..tonnj, i ^i.iuiium outLt: SL Arkansas olate OMalley was swamped with let- ! Northeast Oklahoma at Ozarks and WANTED AUTO MECHANIC AND AUTO BODY REPAIRMAN C'Ood permanent poslllolu for experienced and dependable Too"' ra' XCC " Cnt W0rl<ln!t «"<"»»". modern equipment and Ste me at once for a posillon you will like. FRANK ASHBY, Service Mgr. Phillips Motor Co., BIytheville Russian Leavm Given Austrial Prisoner VIENNA (AP) —In Moscow, there is a "lost" Austrian who f» both a free man and a prisoner of the So-i vlet*. He If Ferdinand Riefler, a! membei ot the lower Austrian pro- j vlnclal diet, who was arrested by! Russian troops in Austria, and sent- j cnced by a Soviet court on unknown charges In 1948, Klefler »-»s removed to » prison camp In Azerbaijan. Last November, he was set tree from prison and allowed to report to the Austrian legation tn Moscow,. But ever since November, the Austrian government reported, the legation has ben unable to obtain a permit for Hiefter to leave Russia. The legation provides him with food and money, he Is free to roam around Moscow, but "apparently the Russians are never soin? to allow him to leave." an Austrian official here said. ,<-,.- lers and wires demanding the little skipper's removal. Dressen succeeded Burt Shotton as manager at the end of last season after he had managed Ihe Oak- and club to a Pacific Coast League championship. After a wobbly start Chuck steered the Dodgers to the top and kept them there until passed by the Giants In the playoffs. Stengel to Return As Yanks' Pilot NEW YORK, Oct. 8. M>i-Casey Stengel, who tied a record by winning a penant in each of his first three years as manager of the New York Yankees, will be back next year aj; pilot of the club. Stengel said yesterday that improvement in his physical condition had prompted him to change his mind about retiring after tha world series. He still ha. 5 a year to go on a two-year contract, calling for an estimated 175.000 a year. Edmond, Okla.. at Tech. Canny and Moody On Legion Card /" Bill Canny and Jack Moody are slated to team again-st Rex Mobley ami Soy Welch in:-the tag.match feature of the American Legion's wrestling bout.s at. Memorial Auditorium tonight. Two one-fall preliminary matches are also on the card with Mobley meeting Canny and Welch taking on Moody. Referee-promoter Mike Meroney announced that starting this week the matches will .start at 8 p.m.. 15 minutes earlier than the summertime starting hour. New I.ow An average of only 385 new patents a week were Issued by the U. 3. Patent Office during 1947, a new low, so far as recent years are concerned. WoshhiRlon. which wns to be California's only ACES-Lnmar atcHan (left) the Lake Village flash nnrt , thc m ", St . C ' ass in overc( "nlns OJcla- war,™ .„ v™ „,. , ' .!.„",."'-I'.. " ml ! >.°<™. last year's mythical national threat to the title. The score w»i -0-13. and It would indicate that th« Trojans »re Uir> ones who will ca.us« the trouble, if any, for Pappy Waldorf's California Dears. California, of course, whipped Minnesota of tlie Big Ten, 55-J4, 1'lnU immediately brought up th» wraion f ,f which is stronger. California or Michigan State which brat Ohio State, 24-20. There should be no trouble this r.«-k bfdiise all the top teams In the first Associated Press poll— Michigan State. California and Ten- I1( ' SS[!I ' face easy assignments Ths Hum-tans play Marquette, the Bears Washington State and the Vols who shut out Duke. 26-0, go against Chattanooga. nut N'otrc Dame. No. 5 this week »n<l rollinR along almost like the Irish of old, after polishing off Detroit, 40-6. Friday night, run smack into Southern Methodist, which whipped Missouri. 31-0. This on* ousht to give a line on Just how fur Notre Dame is goln? to go this year. It looks as though the class of th« country Is Ruing to be in the Southwest Conference where traditionally the races are settled when snow Is falling and other schools are preparing for their post-season gamei. The Texas Aggies perhaps showed the most class in overcoming Johnny Cole of Warren are key men In the Arkansas rtazorbacks offensive attack this year. McHan. a sophomore does Just about cveiythin K with a football but is especially good at running. Cole, also a sophomore. is used primarily on punt returns. i Reynolds Vs. Maglie In Fourth Series Game NEW YORK, By JACK HANI) Oct. 8. lAP)—Saved by rain from gambling on Sain (Johnl, Manager Casey Stengel switched to Allie Reynolds (17-8) his Yankee ace, In an effort to even the World Series In today's fourth game at the Polo Grounds. Reynolds will go again.lt Sal Maglie (23-6). the Giants' best. Game time Is noon, CST. 'I'm confident about Reynolds," said Stengel. "I know he can pitch uettei" than he did in the first game." "We would like to have played the game." said Manager Leo Durocher of the Giants "but I think it helps us as much as them. Maglie can use that extra day of re-st." Reypolds. double no-hit winner in the regular season, failed Stengel uniform Mien Ford Frick, in his first act as newly-clectcrl commissioner, called off the Sunday game. Frick surveyed the field, 'listener! to the thunder, watched the rain and announced the postponement. It poured most of the rest of tile day. They'll ploy at the polo Grounds again Tuesday, if It isn't over then, they will return to the Stadium Wednesday and Thur.stluy. There seemed to be no chance that either of tlic chilis would "•"• *vtj«,oi .itu.luu, jrtlieu JMtllfiel tjien. uklliL'l tl[ l[lc CJIEtlS WOIIK1 [)(• Thursday In the opener at Yankee able lo u.se their crippled right stadium. The big Indian Just didn't fielders in the series. Mickey Mamie Is lost lo the Yanks and Don Mueller lo thu Giants. have It, slvin K up eight' hits and II live runs before he left after six Innings. Unless Stengel changes his mind, the Yanks will'present a revised baiting order with Hank Bauer leading off. Yogi Berra batting third and Gene Woodling. who hit a homer Saturday, in Yogi's old fifth spot. Stengel was fully dressed In his BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Mondoy, Oct. 8 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Jack Moody & Bill Canny Adults 50c—Children 15c Roy Welch & Rex Mobley For Reserved Seals. 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Georgia Tech doing the honors this time, 13-7. Michigan, defending Big Ten champion, lost (he first gnme In history to Stanford. 23-13. Mlsita- si[)pl State nipped Georgia. 6-0. and Vanderbllt nosed out Alabama 2230. Army Is not as \veak as It waj cracked up tn be alter the cribbing scandal. Northwestern beat th« Cadets. 20-14. after Earl Blaik's men held a H-7 third period lead. Tn other major games, Princeton beat Nnv.v...24-20;,.Colorado outscor. cd Kansas. 35-27; Purdue defeated Iowa, 3-1-30: Indiana stopped Pitt. 13-6: U.C.L.A. whipped Santa Clara, 44-17: Penn triumphed over Dartmouth. 30-14; Columbia blanked Harvard. 35-0: Holy Cross manhandled Fordham. 54-20; Baylor wat victor over Tulnne. 27-14; Marquette tied Iowa State. 6-6. Maryland squashed George Washington, 33-8, and Uro',vn upset Yale 14-13. •$oo:i sflss O I'ini *ti 5 01. ittlll lj tEO » OIUEL DISIIIlhS CWW. '.-:'.,,": >, • Si PSitf. 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