The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 3, 1949
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 3. 1949 Pine Bluff WillMeet Chicks Here This Week The Blytheville Chicks, still staggering from the 46-20 blow handed them by the Little Rock Tigers last week, went hack to work today preparing for ther second meeting with AMF8ICAN LEAGUE (How Ti.ey Finished) • W t New York Boston Cleveland .. Detroit ... Philadelphia Chicago St. Louis ... Washington ... »7 57 ... 9« - 5B _ __ j ,., v, r ... ., lft j w± Ultl auV,VM!U UleCllllg W a Big Six team, the Pine Bluff Zebras, here Friday night The Chick-Zebra tussle will be+ ! the headllner of i full grid program In Blytheville this week. The program start* Thursday night when Blythevl|le's junior Papooses entertain the strong Snowden Juniors of Memphis at Haley Field Thursday night and It ends' with the Chick-Pine Bluff contesS Friday Bight. Both the Chicks and the Paps cam« out of their licking last week unscathed except for « few minor bruises and both starting lineups •re- expected to be ready for this week's tilts. The Chicks are slated for three hard workouts this week, beginning todsy and ending Wednesday while Ihe Paps can get in only two, today and tomorrow. Both teams are slated for rough sledding from the offset however, spe'drting- considerable time In full time scrimmages. , Memphlans Pack Power The Paps will face probably their toughest compelillon of the year In their game Thursday night. The Snowden juniors are reported as big and powerful and the best junior team In Memphis. Jerry Burns, who coaches at Mes- slck High In Memphis and who helped officiate the Blytheville- Little Rock game reported: "I haven't seen Snotvden play this year but they are rated tops In Memphis. They have i big team, run from the short punt and will power you to death." This report didn't sound a bit encouraging considering the Paps' Inexperience. However,'they made a reputable showing against a itrong Jonesboro team last week unrt .with « little Improvement should d*v»!op into a good junior team.befs*» thi season Is very old..' : ZeVw to be . 89 81 , 87 .... «3 ....53 101 .... 50 104 Pet. .630 .623 .578 .344 NATIONAL LEAGUE (How They Finished W L Brooklyn St. Louis .. Philadelphia Boston ,..: New York Pet, .630 Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago .. 57 58 .623 73 .526 . 15 19 .481 . 13 81 .414 . 11 83 .461 . 62 92 .403 . 61 93 .396 Clements Teams With Bill Canny For Grudge Match William. (Wild Bill)'Canny will bring along a harid picked partner tonight to team with him In a special grudge tag match with Tex KUey and jack Moody In the main event of the American .Legion's wrestling boiits at Memorial Auditorium. , . ' . •, . Teaming with Canny will be Ray (Bulldog). Clements,' 205-pounde'r Lubhock,Tex., who Is hailed !as one t,eo~m* 10 DC -rntifft. of the best heavy weights, to come The Chicks also will face «v-<Jier i out °' "" aouchwest bi Mve'ral tough on» this week. Th» ranked ne»t to Little Rr«V I* th» the Big Six this y*»r t.rd their 40-7 triumph over Fort Smiib Ujt Friday night Indicates tb.M iimr, too, are loaded In the kill. Coach George Teiry's Stripes Mult* employ a vnrlaUbn ' of tr.e T-formation and boast a fast, 4»- eeptive buck (if Id. •-.... Coach Russell Mosley, du;lotr practices this week', probably will stres. blocking »r.d tackling whtt> were the Chlck»: two weake-t points **» *• Little Rock gr.nw. D;!«n«e •gainst T plays, another depwt- hient In which the Trfre shnw«d poorly list week, will also be dis- iVesr>rdav"« Results NATIONAL IEAOTJE Brooklyn t, Philadelphia 7 Innings). St. Louis IJ, Chicago S. Pittsburgh 4-5, Cincinnati 2-8. Boston 2, New York 1. (10 SI AMERICAN LEA.GCK ' ' New York :5, Boston 3. Cleveland.8, Detroit 4. Washington 3, Philadelphia 8 Chicago 4-3, St LOUIS 3-5 (second gam« called end of fifth, darkness). yea.s. ^ , Tonight 1 * grudg« bout was booked by Promoter Mike Meroney oh the retiiiMt of Cnany who haa sworn 'o even the score with th» four wrestlers who held him »hl!e hK hair as a .wager en hi» match with two weeks . ago. .Canny lort nis hair as aw ager ojt his match with Farmer Jon-s and after he losf '.he decufen he rushed to thV dressing sooms and had to be "forced back Into the ring. - J«oo4T and Riley were two of the four wre'tlers that held Canny »hlle t, biirbtr clipped away bis hair. Tut other. I.wo involved w«rs Jones and Chlco Csr'tz 5 ho T*-V«C as _ ring officis.1 for the v Jones- Camiy hput „- j v ^ In'a^dllmn to the msln event, two one-fall preliminary bouU are also on tonights program In the firsl Riley will take on Canny and the second Clements will taDKle with Moody BLYTHEVTIXE (ARK.) COURIER FoyetteyiHe Boy, 15, Is Latest Polio Victim LITTLE BOCK, Oct. I. (AP) Polio has taken a toll of 41 lives since its ouibreak- this year. Latest victim was Michael Rea, 15, of Fayetteville, Ark., who died in ------lest duck will be up and wound again in no time. Shawnee, Wilson Gridmen to Meet Osceofo to Bt Host To Ttnncssecont From Gcrmantewn With the IMS football season fully entrenched all six of the South Mississippi County Class B teams return to action this week witv thi-ee games to be played In the county. Headlining this week's conference lilts In the county will be the Shawnee-Wilson contest at Joiner. The Bulldogs, 32-0 victors over the Dyess Eagles lasf weekend will pit their undefeated record against the 2-1 mark of Coach W. C. Rook's Indians of Srtawnee. Last Friday night the Indians ha;ided the Keker Yellow Jackets their fourth straight loss to the tune of an 18-0 licking In a game played at Shawnee The Indian* only blemish is the loss of a 13-7 decision to the eWst Memphis Blue Devils two weeks ago and they are touted to cause plenty of trouble within the county. In another District Three conference affair the Luxora Panthers will Journey to KeLser for their second game of,the season. Both Luxora and Kelser will be alter their iirsl win of the year with Coach Tye Adams Panthers having a record of one loss against no wins and Coach Bill Bell's Yellowjackets have dropped their first "four games. In an Inter-sectional tilt at Osceola Friday night Coach Rube Boyce's Osceola Semir.oles will face what possibly will be their first real lest of the season when they go up against the always lough 'Gerriian- tov.-n. Tenn., eleven. The Tcnnesseans have tor the. past several years been one of the'.stroug- «t of the smaller teams In the Memphis area and are expected to be tough for the Seminoles. Dyess Is not scheduled this week. Major League Leaders By the Assocllert Press American League Batting—Kell, Detroit, .3429 ;Wiliams, Boston .34275 Runs — Williams, Boston 150; Joosl, Philadelphia 128 Runs baited in — Williams and Stephens, Boston 159. Hits — Mitchell, Cleveland J03; Williams, Boston 194 7»\ibles — William*, Boston M; *;•!!. D-trott, 37. Triples—Mitchell, Cleveland J3; Dillinper, St .Louis 13 Home runs—Williams, Boston 43; S^»phEns, : , Boston' 35 S'olpri bases—Dillinger. St. Louis 20; Hizzutto, New-York 18 ' Pitching—Kinder, . Boston. 23-«, .793;iParnell, Boston,.25-7 .131. . Strikeouts—Trucks, Detroit, 1M; Newhoujer, Detroit Ml. ^ ' Katlonal Lrague Batting—Robinson, Brooklyn 342; Musial, St. .Louis .339. Euns—Reese, Brooklyn 132; Musi »!,! St. Louis 129 ' Runs baited in ^- Kiner.'-Pills- burgh, 128; Robinson, Brooklyn 124. Hits— : MuaIal, St. Louis 207; Rob- tason, Brookljn 203 Doubles—Musial, ;St. Louis, 41; Robinson, Brooklyn and Ennls; Philadelphia 3». , Triples^-Musial, - St. Louis 13; Robinson, Brooklyn and Slaughter, St. Louis, 12. Home runs — Kiner, Pittsburgh 54; Musial, St. Louis 36 Stolen - bases^Robinson, Brooklyn, 37; Reese, Brooklyn, 26. )Plt:hIng —.Roe,"..Brooklyn. 15-5 .750; Branca, Brooklyn .13-5 .722 Strikeouts-^Spahn, Boston, 152; Newcombe, Brooklyn 148. NEWCOMERS — Among the new members of the Blytheville Chicks- squad this year are these two hacks, Ted Vance (left) and Gary Mason. Both are expected to see service in one or two games this year. • 730-Ton Flying Boat Completes Test Flight BRISTOL. En&., Oct. 3. '(AP) — The world's largest commercial alr- Jlane, the new 130-ton Bristol Braba7x>n, flew a two-hour speed test Saturday. Results were described as "very satisfactory." Since Sept. 8 when Brabazon 'lew over the annual aircraft show at Farnborough, It had -been grounded for various adjustments. The term "atlas 1 * was first used for a book of maps by Me re a tor, A Flemish cartographer. a Little Rock hospital yesterday. The disease has stricken at least 850 persons so far this year. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA J/VJU1TLI NG LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE1 Reserved Seats on Sale « .he Legion Aren, from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, October 3 ADULTS 50c - CHILDREN IS* New Starting Time 8:15 BOX SEA'IS 15c EXTRA - ' Request Match This match has been ^requested by Bill Canny who has vowed to whip everybody who had anything to do with clipping his hair. BILL CANNY and RAY CLEMENTS rcrsus TEX RILEY and JACK MOODY Also Two I-Foil 30-Mi-mif« Match*. Bill Canny Tex^Riley Ray Clements VI. Jack Moody Speck Verifies Final Score of Chick-Tiger Tilt Leslie (Dukle) Speck of Osceola, io officiated the BiythevlIIe-LlUle Rock game niday night ,, a id Saturday that he did not nullify the exlra point after the Chicks' second touchdown and verified that the official score Kiu 46-20. During E. B. Gee's kick from >«cement for the extra point fol- owinz the Chicks 1 second touch- aavn, Head Linesman Jerry Bums <*sed a handkerchief on the field 'Sillying a rule infraction. The was good and Speck signaled Uralion. Then as the tiro teams tarted back down the field Burns md Speck held a short conference Speck signaled an offside Infrac- lon and waved his arms In what nny fans u well as sports writers liought meant a nullification of he score. However, Speck, when queslloned Hillie incident said that [he ofbicie "fraction was called against Little Vofs Win Third Game of Series From Oilers 9-1 TULSA, Okla.. Oct. 3. W;-niBht- haiwer Ben Wade will shoiler he responsibility of trying to Bc t 8 N!LV " Ie Voli eve " ^' h 'he ln lhe Dlxle The Vols, pennant and playoff »•''"«» In lhe southern Assoclalloii got tack lii the ball game yesterday with a 9-1. victory behind the "'If. 0 -"' 1 Pitching of n-aiik Marino. i n Th B , ' Ump " bro "eht new hope lo the Vols after they were whacked SS,'g«£ 8 ? Inlt «» m "'t On me line to oppose Wade In loiilghts fourth game Is slim Jim Avcra, n righthander with a lantal- Wng sinker ball. He beat the Vols in the series opc-ucr In Nashville. Knule Rockne was born In Nor- _ Dodgers, Yankees Win flags In Tight Last Game Thrillers Rock and his Signal was that the penalty was refused by Blytheville. By Will Grlimler „ YORK,. Oct. 3. W)-SUI1 puning from the closest two-league finish since 1908, the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgeu collide Wednesday In lhe city's eighth subway World Series. The fall championship playoff finds the Yankees In familiar siu- roundlnes, This Is their 16th appearance In the classic and lhe New Yorkers are solid favorites to can- Uire their 12th world title. The early odds establish Casey Stengel's tapert-up athletes as a 10-17 choice. If you like the Yankees you Imve to lay »17 to win $t(j I he Hist two games, Wednesday slid Thursday, will be played In Yankee Stadium, the vast structure In the Bronx that seats 70,000. Without Interruption, the series moves across the river to the 35 000- cspaclly Ebbcts Field Friday for three games, In case there Isn't, a sweep. The last two games, If necessary, return to the Sladlum next Monday and Tuesday. Inflation has made Ihlj Ne York's first "dime" series, The subway fare 1ms been raised from a nickel lo ten cenls since the last nter-uoraugli bailie In 1B47 when hose same Yankees oullastcrt the Oodgcrs, four games lo three. Cards, Bosox Bow Out The Dodgers, who have been in four previous World Series and never won, also bowed to lhe Yankees n 1941 by four-to-one. New York and Brooklyn squeaked hiough lo league championships yesterday In a splne-llngllng •'sra- on climax. The Yankees punctured lhe hopes of the confident and material-rich Boston Red Sox, 5-3, before a crowd of 68,055 at Yankee Stadium. Vic Rasclii set the Sox down with five hits, three of them coming In a bold nlnlh-innlng three-run rally. The Dodgers pushed across two runs hi the tenth Inning 1 0 -rcncl lhe Phillies at Philadelphia, 9-7 nicy thus escaped a lie and thrcc- snme playoff with lhe pursuing st Louis Cardinals, ivlio bonneted out or n slump to whip the Chicago The failure of the gold-plated ^"Etonians and the pressure-lough Cardinili provided * nujor mr The Hed Kox, built by Tom Yawkey's millions, were tabbed the best Icam In baseball and ruled heavy American League favorlles. , The cardinals' old pros were figured lo be the last to fade In the stretch but they did—losing lour of their last five games. Tlihlest Since 19M In .1908 three teams In each eague, Instead of two, went down to lhe wire In brisk fights for the "ag. The Chicago cubs and De- irolt Tigers survived, and Chicago won the scries. , Whlle-halred Burl Sbotlon. manager of lhe Dodgers, said he would n t even hazard a guess o n his probable starling pi tchcr . u pl . obab , will be ont of his two aces, Preach cr Roe or Don Newcombe Crusty old Casey Stengel has lef- es Tommy Byrne an« Ed Lopat re»dy for the Yankees. ' Oilier tames yesterday had Mil. effect on lhe final standings. In the ' 1 , 0 *" , LeaBue ' c l cv <"»nd. lhe champion, whipped Detroit, s-< |? "I) 1 ' 11 'hlrd. Washlnglon beat nil ladelphm 3-0. St. Lo 1( | 5 ' nroivns lost the first, game with Chicago •1-3, but won the second. 5-3. The National saw Boston's 1848 champion Braves finish fourlh, beat- lug the New York Giants on the last tiny. 2-1..Pittsburgh won the opener from Clnclmintf, 4-2, but lost the second game, 6-5. TGU May Protest "Rough Tactics" Used by Porkers DALLAS, Oct. 3. (;P,-BII1 Rives spoils edilpr of the Dallas Morning wvs, said there were Indications in official protest may be made o the . Southwest Conference over the "rough Is tics" of the Unlver- -ly of Arkansas football team Hives'sold Texas Christian Unl- •crsity Coach.L. R. (Dutch) Meyer and Horned Frog players were Increased over what they described the rough Indies of Arknnsas Arkansas Saturday defeated Oiiqchito, Tech, Henderson Tied For Lead in Aie - f£ s " rst ««• ' I " d «K>n'« a thre« ' Reddle Henderson has rolled up 17 point* In two conference tilts thl Teachers-wlnless In thr Llltle -Rock Junior Colleje-al- Hough not eligible for th. 'Aid champJotislifp because of two few conferences games scheduled- "»cked up a good University of ?'«? S ,! 10Sh team 3 *-° ln " em a Stadium In the Capital CUT. Junior College showed th. pulverizing power attack which his whip: ped three jlralght t«m«-thl» year. A person weighs more at OOOR. 'hen the sun I s on th. meridian! than at any other time durlnz tht <tay. He weighs least »t th. new noon, ' when the sun and mooa both are' on the meridian. Texas Christian, 27-7. Rives, who covered the game iald yesterday that Meyer would-mak* only this statejnent for publlcatlont "Just list our inlurles. That ought .0 show how I feel." Rives said Oiein Browning, defensive TCU halfback, suffered ft ' broken Jaw; Quarterback Lmdy Beriy and end Moirls Bailey each ind several teeth loosened; Wayn* Rogers, an end, h»c? «n Injured right knee, and center Max Eub»nk • black eye. T. I SEAY MOTOR CO. extends a warm welcome to the Atati&uU Gtdtot* J CHRYSLER Your Chr.vsler Dealer welcomes you to attend the celebration highlighted by (he National Cotton Picking Contest on Friday, fn addition, you'll enjoy lhe downtown parade on Thursday, and you'll profit by shopping in Blytheville Stores on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Yes, this is a time for us,all to salute King Cotton, Since ths is the 50th Anniversary of the Chrysler automobile as well as the 10th Anniversary of the National Cotton t'icking Contest, we take note of the tremendous progress evident in both, ff you need any proof of the progress of the Chrysler, we invite you to drop in while you'r* downtown and see the beautiful Silver Anniversary model. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 121 East Main Street In Blytheville

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