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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1949 Paragould Coach Promises Battle In Tilt With Chicks Coach H. A. (Sandy) Santorcl ol the Paragould Bulldogs is wailing • little these days and Is hoping that his boy« will "make a rcspcclarjle •bowing" againsi the Blytheville Chicks next. Friday nlgiu. "I only hop* I can give you a good ball game," Sanlord wailed Ihis nioriiinK in announcing Ills probable starling lineup lor the Cluck tussle. "My boys are looking pretty rough and 1 know RusMll iCoacii Russell Mosley) has got il again this year. But we'll be In there scrapping." Bui just what the Bulldog chief* — had to wall about wasn't learned, unless it was that he had one player listed as a probable starter that is not » letterman. The other 10 starling posiiions will be filled by reluming monogram winners. His team, however, will be considerably lighter than the 1918 Bulldogs and will lack reserve power, according to the information passed on by Sanford. His squad ol 34 ranges in weight from 212-pound tackle to a 106-pound center and his starting lineup begin at a 135- pound halfback and goes all the Farmer Jones, Welch Defeat Canny, Sirois way up to a 196-pound tackle, according to the, weights K*u-d, Line to Average 170 J'miiids — The Biiilrioiis 1 line will average 170 pounds per man and the backs will welsh In at about 155. But ., !,the weights .seem well distributed t and on a T formation ball club, "• Vhat means a lot '." The only spot in the line that •:•• will not be filled by a letteiman '•"•It right Rllard where Elvis Stasis. *''~« first year man, has been filling -.Win. Stapgs is a 138-uonnrier and ••'•'has never played football before. '' Sanford said. 1';.' At the two terminal posts three - last year letter winners are fighting : "it out for the starling berth. Jimmy '' bale Hamilton, a 150-poimder that saw considerable action last year and another 1948 leUcrman Tony Hale McDonald at 172, are involved in x scrap for the left end posl- • tion and Jimmy Bomar. a 160- rxnmder has almost cinched the right end berth. Well-Supplied With Tarklers The tackle spots appear to be Coach Stanford's .strongest points in the forward wall. A couple of '• sizeable reserves are back at these .posts in the form of Richard Holland, a 196-pounder on the left .side and John Hess, a ns-povmder on the right. The left sentinel post will be •filled by Ray Gene McAllister, llsl- •d «t 160. »nd at center will be . Connie eagle, another 160-pound letter winner. Vic Brashears, the 160-pound Farmer Jones, the wmtling Ozark hillbilly, made his wrestling return to Blytheville in a big way last night. He teamed with Jack Welch to take a decision over Bill Canny and Walter Sirois in Hie main event of the American Legion's bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Jones, who clad himself only hi a pair of abbreviated blue Jeans in strictly turiil .style, proved lo the crowd of some 2.500 fans thai pack- en the aditoriuin to see him perform thai he was everything advance notices said lie was. The lie-whiskered grnpplcr from Ml. Ida, Ark., operated in hLs o\ui crude style -with the greatest of ease and appeared at no time hard j pressed, Jones used his bare feet a elhal weapon, kicking from almost any angle and his nullity to hold off opponents his feet made things appear nil the easier for him. Jones and Welch took the decision Ijy winning the last two falls after dropping the first. Canny and Sirois worked fust to take tile first round in 27 minutes with Sirois defeating Welch in 20 minutes with body slams and a pin and Canny won over Jones in the .same way in seven minutes. But tru-ir victory march was short lived. Jones opened up '.vith rapkl kicking attack in the second round and he and Welch took the rovuut in only 10 minutes. Welch eliminated Canny first with flying tackles and a body pin and Jones kangaroo-kicked Sirois Into submission in only three minutes. In the 'third 'fall. Welch got things going by taking Sirois in six mln- Campbell Wears Special Brace And Joins Porkers at Practice Sports Roundup By the AssMlalert Press + It may be determined this week how much football Leon (Mus- les) Campbell, the hernia-troubled star, will play with the trkftnsas Razwlwcks during the 949 season. Out of action since the middle of ast week, lie showed up on the practice field Monday wearing a pedal brace. He made out all right although he didn't run at full speed a dummy scrimmaze. Head Coaoli John Bamhill said ..i should know in a few days whether he can count on Campbell tor regular duty, adding "I'm hold- it; my breath Muscles is (ecling his way and miclit come along." "icrimmasr sessions tor tile Pork- , ers are f cl,c.\»l«l Wednesday and ^ fav^ ^^ Saturday. six of the seven Yanks; Cardinals On Home Stretch Relief Hurlers May Hold Key to Pennant Hopes of Two Teams By Jack Hand Associated Press Sports Wrltrr Joe Pa?e and Ted Wi!'--s, base ball's celebrated Ilremen, look as key men in the stretch drive of ored New York Yankees and Huih Vullerton it. Bad no'.vf for traditionary starters hut fast . . The team standing, and schedule give the Yanks and Cards the edge but only as long as Page and Wilks iin,she,s .ore declared in tip-top - ^'produce Each has physical condition by Coach Jess < ™minu<- L0 v fullback snd place kicker of last I tiles with a reverse leg lock and year's team has been transferred ""- T J " "- '" to quarterback tnis year due to 'hi« passing ability. He's down in weight seven pounds this fall, according to the weight listing. At left halfback Sanford will have James Staggs. a 155-poimder who understudied Bill Daniel, the Bulldogs hot-shot, last fall and Bill's brother, Dnylon Daniels, at 161, will operate from right halfback, - Charles Pickney, 155, will at lull- However, Coach Stanford said that he might switch Brashears ' to left halfback in place of James 1 Btaggs with Joe McDaniel. a 131• pound newcomer taking over at • quarterback. Southern Loop Title Playoif I Opens Tonight then Jones defeated Canny In four minutes with H hulf crab. During; this fall Cnuny, enraged at losing lie second full, hurled a challenge i>r a return match with Jones and the fanner immediately accepted. Referee-Promoter Mike Mcroney said that he would try to arrange the bout for next week. In ttie two one-fall preliminary bouts, Siroi.s deleiitcd Welch in 12 minutes with a crab holil mid Jones won over canny in 12 minutes by disfiuahlicfilion. —Courier Xcws Photo MN'K I'OU'KII— Scheduled to sec plenty of actirm this fall are these members of the Chicks' big forward wall. nine hid.s con.slitute only a portion of Couth Johnny Staples' line material. They're tackles and guards. Pictured frcm left to right: top row—guard Leroy Criner, and tackles CoJcman Borowsky and Eugene Koonce. Second row—Larry Daniels. Jimmy Garner and Max Kdonce, all guards and third row -tackle- center Hill iBu//,y) Wundertich, ^itard Billy Bert Mayo and tackle JBill Boyd. Necly. The Owl mentor had praise for" 'he showing in scrimmage of Vernon Olass, who'll understudy Tobin Rule at quarterback. "His passing is sharp and his quarter- irk'nx -nod." «:'id Neely. l-'russ ],'»se an b'nd Fir.-t ,-tiin!,' end Billy Moorman is ounted as lost to Texas Christian Univer.sitv for the Frogs' opener gninn Kansas Saturday. He has a jail an!-:le sprain. Three other ail- ng plvers. nuards Dick Lowe and Alton Taylor and Inl'back Johnny Vlcdanic>i. are expected to see little i action, coach Dutch Meyer vill .=trcss defense today and to- Dis"M.stcd with an 'ifterncon ses- on, "the wcr.s', practice we've had." Coach Harry Stileler ordered his, IV.xa.s A?eif>s back to work last nlRht. In "an after-dark signal drill, they looked sharper than in the afternoon. Most of the ARgie starters i'ave been determined, but Jim Flowers and Bob Bates are waging a heated battle for the center position. Ass Fighting Marl The Ass are Rett'ms (isht'mg mad for ihcir Saturday engagement with VilM'.ova. Stitcler said Villanova brAe an arnrcmnnl not to .start n::n-ti:-c until Sept. 1. the first date Southwest teams are allowed to work. The enMeiners f.ot a bis jump on A. and M by starting in mid- Aiiiiust as in the past. Stiteler argued. The Texas Lon^horns worked long and hard on offense Monday in nrc- Twalton for a game with Texas Tech Saturday. Halfback Perry Samuels and cuard F,rrol Fry were selected co-captains for the opening peared in 51 games. As the Yanks and Cards move into the final three weeks of the season with the opening today of NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Sept. 13. (ff» -Dr. Mai Stevens, one-time Yai« and New York University football coach, spent his first day off In a couple o! months casting a critical eye over the Yale squad yesterday. To >e truthful about it, there was plenty to criticise as the Elis went through a long scrimmage preliminary to Herman Hickman's annual barbecue . . . Capt. Lcvi Jackson, Bob Spears and a 155-pounder named Harlan "Hoss" Davis did some good running but the big guys who were supposed to clear the way for them just didn't . . . "I'm llot so sure about the "I" formation," commented Dr. Stevens, who U more concerned about his polio patients In Jersey City than about football these days "It wastes j^ many men—at least one and us!P ally two on each play . . . U w' n> a lot of games now because everybody is using it. but the best system still is to have better players the last inlersecUonal series, the relief aces figure to tell the story. New York, out front by three full sanies after Sunday's double u f in while Boston was dropping t w «. used Page In five of its 11 September games. Three times he helped Tommy Byrne out of trouble. He saved Allie Reynolds and Fred Sanford once each. Manager Casey Stengel may have to call on Smoky Joe today. After Eddie Lopat pitches the opener aeaiiisl the St. Louis Browns, Casey lias selected Rookie Wallv Hood to pitch the second game. Hood, a recent Kansas City grad, will be get- tine his first major league starting test. Vn the National the .slugging of Stan Musial and Enos Slaughter and the efficient relief work of Wllks (11-3) have Riven the Cards a I 1 '., game edge over the Dodgers. Wilks 'ins been bumped in his last feu r outings but the St. Louis staff required his strong right arm in four of its last nine games. The Cards, like all 16 major league teams had an open dale yesterday, but they're looking ahead to the Die-three same series at .Snortsman Park with second-place BrnoMvn Sent. 21-22. Those games, probably will decide the pennant rare. Ton'trht's series opener with the New York Giants is trie first ol 12 sfraichl home dates for the Red Birds. After that they finish up with five at Chicago And Pittsburgh. than the other fellow—and more of them. . . . I'd still like io see what would happen if a colle-e coach would copy the pros and (. .1 his players to throw a pass or three out of four plays." Bob Bool* Bull Glegengack. Vale's track coach, is shuddering over the possible fate of eleven track men on Hie football snuad. lint Hickman merely retorts, "They're football players we loaned him for track." Basketball Tutor Howard Hob- sol) still gets a chuckle over attending a summer clinic .with Kentucky's Adolph Rupp . - . Adolph called on an outstanding schoolboy prospect to demonstrate various shots as he explained them. . . The kid went without a miss right up to a mid-court overhead shot which Rupp described as virtually impossible. . . . When the boy sank that one, the Kentucky Baron called time out and went Into a huddle in which he presumably told about the beauties of Ihe blue grass country, then continued the clinic . . . Tip from this territory, where the kid couldn't Quite satisfy the commit- ee on admissions, is to keep your ye on Jim Carins, a freshman Stanford. Story is that he'll ma! he fans forget Glenn Davis. NEW Golf Champion i-uxora Gels 12-3 'National Softball i To j 1° |L//1 HprP " fe HOW THEY STAND Chicaco SI. Louis Washington Bv the Associated Trrsw The Nashville Vol?. avowedly out to make a clean sweep ol the South- em Association pennant, the playoffs and the Dixie Series, begin to- niehl on project No. 2 of that tall work order. Standing first in their way are the Cleveland New Orleans Pelicans. Bui Manager Rollie Hcmsley intimated last nUht he's not "overly worried" about them. The Birmingham Barons, who open with the Mobile Bears in the other half of the preliminary playoffs, will 2ive the Vols "more trouble" Hemsley said. Just to make Mire thouah that there'll be no slipup in tonieht's game. Hem.-ley has named Pete Mallory. the association's leading mn ley." to iliiiE at the Pels who finished up fourth in res'ilnr ,seas->n play.' He has 2d-t won-lcwt rec.ird. ' Carl iSwishi Sawalssi. the leugnr • home run kinc. will cntrh him. ATtnr tomeht the Vols and Pels will play another i-i,me in N'ash- vilie. thru move to .New Orleans for a triple Maud. U thai i-n't pno-.ish i eame.s lor the Vols to capture the] besl-of-.^eien serifs, they'll «> back | to Nashville for one or two mnre. I B'nm'nisham. vrhirh denirrt Nasb-j \ille Ihe triple .sweep fast year and Mobile bepm their battles in Bir- I mnisliam. Alter two -james. Ui.-y'il \ move lo tlie Bears' ground.s lor three! ,Victors in ttic preliminaries will i meet in the final playoffs for a 1 chalice to play in the Dixie Series. NATIONAL LEAGUE SV L St. Louis 87 50 Brooklyn 8r> 52 Philadelphia H 65 New York, 67 70 Boston 68 71 Pittsburgh 59 71 Cincinnati 56 fll Chicago 54 B5 Wln Over Rosa Nine Loses Poirincjs Are Completed Bavlor's Bears stepped through ; two "lisht workouts, stressing pass j defense. Coach Boto Woodruff FfliA i the Bruins will work only once daily br^inning tomorrow. Arkansas nnd Southern Methodist F.dgar Allen Poe Stamp To Be Issued Oct. 7th The Post Office Department will issue a three-cent stamp through Richmond, Va.. post office, on October 7, to mark the one-hundredth .-\rftrtUL>'V^ Him k^vMlmv," ..n....... .- alrcidv have cut their practices to anniversary of the death of Edgar aireao> n.ivt. LUI/ uit-n *n 0 ,, Ono onctmotter n^i s stpv- one a dav and others will follow suit this 'week. SMU had a short scrimmage session vMterday. The Mustansrs concentrated on punting and passing. | diamond Sunday. The Advance sate g-.illeiy \icket.s tor the Cary Mtddlecnff exhibition coif match—at-"-the Blytlicville Coimtiy Club Thursday afternoon, have the feature attraction ul been placed on .sale in down t<uvn | header that saw Halls, niytheville at the Kirby Brothers! score a 12-G win over LUXORA. Ark, Sept. n — The LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 13 iAP) — I.uxora Tigers smashed out their The cast for the world series ot .soft- third consecutive win by trouncing [ ball, starting here Thursday, was a Tomato nine il!-:i on the home ! completed as Okmiilgcc, Okla., woo ivfore the license number Allen Poe, Postmaster Hoss S. Stevens has announced. The printing o'f 112.000,000 Edgar Allen Poe stamps has been authorized. The central design of the stamp is a portrait of Edgar Allen Poe of' enclosed in inner and outer frames ... licensed game was *| le .southwest regional crown. I puses. a double- TllF , okialiomans suffered VUeir ; ~ first- tournry defeat, 1-0. at the j Y nrt: city. Frankie's Steak House, hands of Little Rock's Wortlicn [ Wilmington. Del., Okmulgee, Okia., denotes that the plane of Georgian design, between whicl for experimental pur- at the top is the inscription "United Tennessee the Rosa Drug Store. Main at Rrondway and Siore nine in a .seiet, inning affair. • ^ rn b t c;une h ae~k later in the i pUn™ Nichols Drug Store, Roland Uishou.i Charlie Hicks '.vent the route .:. .. .:,._="...„ ,,.,1. o~.i,-, ! p _ . P s AMERICAN LEAGUE W L New York 85 SI) Boston 84 55 Detroit 82 58 Pet i Nichols Drug Store, Roland Bishop.! Charlie Hicks '.vent the route .6:15 °f the Blylheville Country Club,-for the Tigers, being touched for .G:?H ! said yesterday. ! *ovcn safties, and striking out ten. .5'J2 i The tickets will lie on sate :-la ^' .-189; through Thursday noon, lie .said. .-189 j Tliey nre also on sale at the Blythe.«•! i vitlc Country Club. ,-IOil i Middlccoff. Naiional Open .368 ! champion from Memphis, will team l with amateur Hill ,loe Dcnton. a I member of (lie Blythevillr Country II iiinings. Pet 1 Club in the .IttO' ayainst Bi .fit)4 .S86 Re.mtv Wares. Detroit defending dumpinn.s. vs Little Rock Stork ^ Tip Top Tail,>r:s. Toronto.' vcr. Cnlo., Caitafia. vs Grumman Bombcr.s, New' Louis. Mo. 80 Philadelphia 12 55 51 lifi 82 90 gj Yesterday's Results NATION AI I.KAGUE ' No games scheduled. .-VMI.KK AN I.KAtiUE No games scherlnled. Kochenderfer and Hicks were the big sticks Uir tlie Iwals, each telling three lor five at the plate. I F:fn-cn teams from the. Pe.te Bennett and R. wixson hit ! S:nc,= and one from Canada will for the circuit. Dunham and Shea compete in the world tournament. worked on the mound for Tomato.! The pairings: Thursday—Brisgs with Dunham being uii:-!ed for the loss. Sam Vaiiglm spun a ,-ix-hittcr at c!uil k White. Grermvnori. j the Rosa nine in Ihe opener to M:ss.. pro. and Frank Stianahari post Hall's win. dinner worked the of Toledo. O., one ot the nation's! full game for Flosjt. leading amateurs, I The exhibit inn match will be for Glenn Curtiss piloted an air- 18 holes r.nil ice-off time is schr- 1'lanc called the June Hug on the duled for I :HO urn. Prior in Ihclfnst public flight of a mile in Ihe match Middlccoii. Stranahan aud| United StntcG. Wiiitc will give a free exhibitirm nf i ~^^ :ion and wood .shuts. Thursday noon ihey will be guests of Honor iU a ', joint dinncr-nieelnig ot the Bly- ihcville civic clillxs. .is 66. mahi lo administer Little Ro-.k's; p,iday—Rus-sell. Harmon and second setback of the meet. 4 to 3. j R oiish, Cincinnati, v.s Rabeslos The second and deciding game went! cardinals. Stratford. Conn. Six I Ward Boosters, Newport. Ky., vs United , crown Carpel, San Diego, Calif. G. ' E. w.'tsun Co.. Mercedes. Texas, vs Manchester Biscuits. Fargo. N.D. Clear'.vater. Pla. Bombers vs Rubenstein Furniture. Eugene. Ore. Murphy-Mahoney Chevrolet. Box Opens Week Days 7:UO p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sundays Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Coiil. Showing Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT Tuesday Only "JUNGLE WOMAN" with K vel y ti Ankers Also Shorts Wednesday St I'hursdav "THE RED MENACE" R. RockueM arid H. Arroan Also Shorls States Postage." Staoip collectors desiring firs day cancellations of this stamp may send a limited number addressed envelopes, not in exces of 10, to the postmaster. Richmond. Va., with a postal note or money order remittance to cover thp cost of the stamps to be affixed. The envelope to the Postmaster, Richmond, Va., should be endorsed "Fiist Day Covers." , Collectors desiring stamps of selected quality for philatelic use may secure them from the Philatelic Dm-1 Agency. Post Office Department, vs Smacks Candy, St. i Washington 25. O.C., on and after ' October 10. 19-19. SKY LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER Totlay's Games NATIUVM 1,K.^«;i'K Xinv York ai St. Louis miirhn Bvookiyii at CUicuui.Ui uu-^Ul^ Boston at Chiruco Phtlndelpliia »L Pitt 5-b u r ' night > Detroit at Rostnn St. i-mii* at New York Cleveland at Philadelphia 'ni!:hii Chicago at, Washington unpin Brcausc the rarlh's aLiiio:-phrio bcwis the moon's rays, tlir mnnn Is tiut HCUially wlu'ie U ;HH>CLU,S to be wlu-n locikecl at from the fTIMil THEATRE QSCEOU YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Box Office O|>ens at 6:13 p.m. \Verfc Niuhls Sliuw Slarls al 7:00 .Milliner Saturdiiy A Siiml.iT .U - i p.m. with continuous sliniung 'BIVTHEVILLES ONLV All WHITE THEATRE Stum Starts WcckiTay* J:00 p.m- atunta} anil Snn(l;i>: <\ititinuoo slioivin^ from 1;OU (i,m. They're stand outs in pulling power and staying power! STUDEBAKER TRUCKS KAMH.V Tiimrr NICHT Ailulls t.ic; Ctiitdcrii lOc THMHSIDE STORY 01 A PUBUC STA« IU»NiO WSIOEOUT.' ( Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Sep 17 Those Who Like to Stnmre Dance are Cord hilly Invited! — Featuring —• SLIM RHODES His Mountaineers Also Star Rhythm Boys Adm. Adults 75c — Children 25c This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dance Amateur Show All TM>CS Amalfin l.nlerl.liiirrs Klijitilc 'Fliosr ilrsirini! lo rn- ter tnii'il rrEi^ltr al tllr Lrgion Hill Hill urrta.v Victwfen 2 p.m and 4 p.m. Tuesday JIVHK'S BAIKJAIN Mil: All So.ils l.V 'ALASKA PATROL" wilh<I Tr.i anrt Helen WcM AVso Slutrls "MiiliU M.<nli.\U,ui" Hrrlnl Slinrl Sulljcols I Miles Nnrlh ot Bljtherllte ' Bar orricc Opens al 6:30 Show Start. 7:00 Tuesday Wednesday* "OUT OF THE PAST" with Kobrrl Milchum, Jane Greer, Kirk DnuRlaa anil Rhonda Fleming Huiky iW-tft" •"<• 2-lon Stud*- bokert come in four whcelbasci for 9 ft., U ft., H-I5 ft. and 17-IS ft. bodies. Streamlined H-lon. K-ton «nd 1-lon Studebaker truc^l »re available with pick-up or slake bodies or as chassis for special bodies. Thursday & Friday 'CASS TIMBERLANE' wild Zachary Scnlt and Tnm Drake Added Attraclionff RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Tim<> Today B.irlur.i n oli In »\%,s \ X- Thursday INDOW" 3 Hair Drisrnll \Vviliics(li'iy & riuirsday "WANDERERS OF WASTELAND" "HAZARD" • Owner after owner reports that Studeboker trucks out-perform and oul economize anything on wh«els of their size and whtel- baiel • Owner aft«r owner reports that the husky, handsome, powerful new Studebaken ar« Ihe finest kind of 'round-the-town adver- liiing for o business. CHAMBLIN SALES COMPANY "Your Friendly Studebaker Deafer" Railroad & Ash Owner after ewn«r r»p«rH Hiol driv«r» prefer lh» M iy-handlinfl, r«»tfu)-riding n.w Stgdeboktrt lo any olhw trucki in o Hwf. Stop in and ch«ck up «n *>• ou»-ah»od design, out-ohead ruga**!"*"' out-oh«« d Sos economy, out-aheod volut of tht n«w Studebaker rruckt. They're America's fin«»t buyi for long-lotting, low-co»t mileog*. Phone Warner News A Car loon Wednesday & Thursday 'PARDON MY SARONG" with Ahhotl and Coslcllo N'eus and Short More people ore buying Sludebaker trucks this year than in any previous year!

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