The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 16, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 16, 1949
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BLTTHBVTLLB (ASK.) COURIER NEWS Chicks vs, 5,000 Expected First 1948 Game Defending Champions Rated Favorites to Dtfoat Hi* Bulldogs •IjrthtvUI* High School's state champion chlckauws ring up the curtain on their 1M9 grid season tonight against their arch rivals from Greene County, the Paragould Bulldoft. The site for the opening tuul* will be Haley Meld and th« (int kickolf U set for S o'clock. Coaches Russell Mosley and John Staple* took one last look at their eharget fn a dress rehersal last night and pronounced them In fine phyalcal form and ready for action after nearly a month of slren- uoua pre-aeason training. A capacity crowd of 5,000 Is expected to be on hand to see the Chicks launch their season against the itate Claas A champs. Indication t that a large delegation of Paragould fan* would be in it- tendance were made last week when Bulldog officials requested reservation* for some 200 seats. Special buiea have been chartered to bring the Paragould followers to the contact. WeatlMr T» Be. Factor The weatherman may be an Important factor In tonight's game. Occasional raina have been predicted for this area this afternoon and tonight which may keep both team* on the ground. However, Coach Mosley indicated last night that hit learn would stick to straight football M long as possible, come rain or ahirie. Marvin Hall, the Tribe's regular right end of last year, was listed U E probable starter by Coach Moaley last night In »plle or the shoulder injury received in Wednesday's practice. At the time it was doubtful .that Hall would be • starter. The Chicks are rated as 8-10 point favorites in tonight's battle mainly on their last year's record and their 20-pound weight advantage. According to pre-game weight listing! the Chicks' squad average it m to the Bulldogs' 159. Chlcki Hold Weight Advantage In the warward wall Blythevllle will hold a 23-pound edge with an average weight of 187, the same as last year, to the Bulldogs 1 155. The Chicks' starting backfleld will average 168 and Paragould's 150. But the weights, in this case, are not too much to go by. Paragould will be tough in more ways than one. The Bulldogs ran a well- operated T under Coach Sandy Sanford last year and the same can be expected this year. And, too, any Paragould-Blytheville gmme is bound to be tough because of the athletic rivalry between the two schools. Victor Brashears, a transplanted fullback, is expected to spark the Bulldogs offensive. He was transferred this year to quarterback and according to reports his passing in pre-seaaon training sessions, was one of the Dogs' brightest spots. Brasheari is also place kicker and last year took care of most of Parajould'a point-after-touchdown work. The MAoaV ground attack wHt b. ltd fcy Dayton Daniel*, brathar • of their all-steU back W bat yaar. Daniels will operate at rig** halfback, the same po- riU*a he heU In 1M*. He la a Ul-fMBd apeeditir with plenty •C «at«Hte«i In the forward wall Coach Sanford's crew i* expected to be the strongest at tackles where Richard Holland, a 196-pounder and John He**, at 17i, boti lettermen, oper- at. Their guard, will be Ray McAllister and Pivi* &tt*ts, at ISO and Its re»ptctively and their ends will be Jin Hamilton at ISO and Jom Boraar at 1S». Connie Cagle •who pack* 180 pound*, will be at center. All but one member of the Bull- don' starti nc lineup, Fjvii Staggt, are returning letter winners. Coach Mosley listed 11 last year lettermen as his starters with three spots unsettled, depending on whether thi Chicks kick or receive first. At ends Max Ourley at 180 and Hill, 1H, are scheduled to start, »ith Co-Captain J. A. Lloyd, 195, and to Berry, 205, at tackles; FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1949 ^HH^Blff^^H¥!R^^^^^MI^Rs***s*!^Si NEW 8o» Oproi Week Daj» 1:00 p.m. MrthM* Satv4*7 * Sunday! Mat-Son. 1 p.m. Cent •h«wtna Manila, Ark. Sktm CVCKI NIGHt Friday "WILL IT HAPPEN AGAIN?" A tivry «f the IOTC life »f Adolf HMIer AIM Shorts Saturday 'VIGILANTES OF DODGE CITY" with Bill Elliott AIM Shorts I AT. MTE OWL SHOW "C-MIN" with Dean Jcller SowUj * Monday "IT HAPPENS 1VIRY SPRING" wHk «*y Mllland a*4 J***) Fcten Ah* Shvrt* Paragould Tonight in Opener; Strinahan/White Win Golf Match Probable Starting Lineups v A/mrir n ** _. ..__.JT..__ . PAEAGOULD Hayer Wi. Jim Hamilton 150 Richard Holland 19« Ray McAllister 160 M 90 76 24 S2 CO Li IK Connie Cagt« FIvi* Stages John Hess Jim Bomar 180 158 m 159 Victor Brashears 153 James Stages 135 Daylon Daniels 161 Charles Plckney 152 Average Wcighls -105; Bnckflcld—150; Team—159 Fw. L.E. L.T. L.G. C. R.Q. R.T, R.B. Q.B, H.B. H.n. f.B. WI. ISO 195 175 210 185 175 115 205 186 190 170 125 183 Line BLVTHEVILLE Player f Max Gurley J. A. Lloyd Jerry Phillip* or Larry Daniels J. C. Drake Jim Garner or Lcroy Crlner Jiin Berry Marvin Hall Buddy Donner or '• B. B. Gee Charles Lutes Roger Lum Roljcrt Reid Average Weights -187; Backfield—168 Team—170 Pirate Hurler Dies Following Appendectomy PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16—</!>)— Erny (Tiny) Boiiham, 36, veteran Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, died yesterday in Presbyterian Hospital where he had been operated on for appendicitis. Doctors said his death was caused by complications following the operation. Bonhavn was placed In an oxygen tent early yesterday after his condition became critical. The operation took place Sept. 9. Club physician Norman Oschen- hlrt said the operation was a difficult one, requiring three hour*. Bonham was a resident of Sacramento, Calif. St. Louis Hotels Booked Full for Dates of Series ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18—{/j>j—if the Cardinals win the National League race and you plan to attend the World, Series games in St. Louis, you'd better count on bringing along a tent and a cot. The Hotel Association of St. Louis says its leading hotels have conventions scheduled for Oct. 8. 9 and 10—the dates on which the game* would "be played here. "Arrangements to house Uiese conventions were made as long as « year ago, and it Is impossible to make any changes at this time." an association executive said. "We want to take care or every World Series visitor, but the situation is go critical thai It will be practically Impossible to do so." North Little Rock Edges Littlt Rock Catholic 6-0 NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 18. Wj—Bobby stage led the North Little Rock Wildcats to a 8-0 victory over Little Rock's Catholic' High here last night. Stage raced over the end strip for North Little Rock'* only talley in the fourth quarter. He previously had aet up the touchdown play. Jerry Phillips, and Jim Oarner, both at 175. a* offensive guard* and J. C. Droke, IB, at center. Should the Chicks kick Hrit, Leroy Crlner, 176. and newcomer Larry Daniels, 210, probably will get the call at guards. In the backfield Moriey wil) have Co-Captain Buddy Donner at 190 or f. B. Gee, 175. at blocking back; Charles (Ruff) Lute*, no and Roger Lum, 125, at half backs and Robert Reid, 1*8, at fullback. Thl» bscklleld will give the Chicks power plus speed. Donner and Reid will handle most of the Inside work with Lutes and Lum, the smallest man on the Chicks' roster, sharing the outside work. SKY NE DRIVE-IN THEATER Z Milts North or BIythevilU Box Of rice Oprnj at 6:34 Show SUrU 7:M Last Time Today 'CASS TIMBERLANE' with Zachary Scott and Tom Drake Added Attractions Saturday "SADDLE PALS" *iih Gene Aulry am) Champion, Jr. Slcrllnc Hollow*; Added Attraction! SATURDAY OWL SHOW "APE MAN" wilh Bcla Lugosl, Wallace Ford >nd Louise Currle Anyone allendlng the last repil.r show will be admitted FREE to the Owl Show. NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet St. Louis 80 50 640 Brooklyn 83 S3 .629 Philadelphia 75 66 .532 Boston 68 12 .486 New York 67 12 .482 Pittsburgh 60 78 435 Cincinnati 55 63 .403 Chicago 55 gj J93 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York v . Boston Cleveland .. Detroit Philadelphia Chicago St. Louis ... Washington W L Pet 87 51 .630 86 55 .610 81 58 .583 82 60 .577 73 6fi .525 57 82 .410 40 62 548 44 95 311 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE No games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 10, New York 8. Only game scheduled. SOUTHERN LEAGUE No games scheduled. Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at Pittsburgh <n!ght) Philadelphia at Cincinnati. New York at Chicago. Boston at si. Louis (night). AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland at Washington (night) Chicago at Philadelphia 12 night) St. Louis at, Boston. Detroit at New York. SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Playoff) , Nashville at New Orleans, night Birmingham at Mobile, night. Littl* Rock Boxer KO-ed SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 16 (in— Kld_Rlviera, 227-pound Chicago Negro,-, knocked out Buddy Scott i«;:of;;Llttle Rock. Ark., tonight in the third round o[ their scheduled 10-round main event. "-'if- Mi' _ ... —Courier News Photo CHICKS' BIG FOUR—Head Coach Russell Moste; (extreme left) and Line Coach John Staples (extreme right) express their good wishes to Chick co-captains . A. Lloyd (33) and Buddy Donner (52) as they make final preparations for the 1949 grid season. Lloyd and Donner "will lead the Chicks against Paragould in the season opener at Haley Field tonight at 8. Stengel the 'Goat' as Indians Pound New York Yankees 10-6 Longest non-scientific word in the English language is Proan- tidl»e*t«bh*5hmentarlanlsm. Stengel The Goat By Joe Relehter Associated Preia Sporta Writer The Second Guessers So:iety, kept conspicuously .rjiet this year by the second baseball tactics of Casey Stengel, has finally come to life. The members of the S.G.S. are pointing their ringers at the veteran manager of the New York Yankees, accusing him of pulling a couple of "rocks" yesterday that cost the Bronx- Bombers an tai- portatnt game. Those "lapses" yesterday helped the Cleveland Indians defeat, the Yankees, 10-6, which cut the New Yorkers' first place margin over Boston to two and a half games. Stengel's critics admit that he's done a remarkable job this year. However, they point out that Stengel was as much at fault in yesterday's loss to the Indians as pitcher Allie Reynolds or the four players who committed five errors which gave Cleveland five unearned runs. Indians Pound Reynolds Ster*jel ordered Reynolds to Issue an Intentional pass to Larry Doby In the eighth inning, thus forcing Allie lo face the ever-dangerous Joe Gordon with a runner in scor-- ing position. And why didn't Casey- yiink Reynolds during that hectic' eighth when the Tribe slammed him for four straight hits and five runs after two were out? • Here's what happened in the fatal eighth. The score was 3-2 In Cleveland's favor. Reynolds walked Dale Mitchell to open the inning. Lou Boudreau sacrificed but Mickey Vernou flied out for the second out. At this point, Stengel ordered Reynolds to walk Doby for Gordon. I Larry had homored In the sixth to snap a. 2-2 deadlock. I,emun'j 20th IVln Gordon, an ex-Yankee, promptly doubled to led, scoring Mitchell and scndiiiR Doby to third. Bob Kennedy singled lo score two more. Thurman Tucke followed with another one-baggf, but Stengel gave no sign to hL- bull pen brigade. Jim Hegan acounted for another run with the forth straight Cleveland safety, w.en outfielder Gene Woodllng fumb3d the .ball, Tucker scampered acres the plate with the firth run if the inning. . Trailing, 8-2.and apparently out of the running.The Yankees pounced upon Bob lemon for four runs in their half if the eighth to get back into the ball game. A walk, single, and tame runs by Cliff Mapes and Yoi Berra made It 8-6. A| Beaton releved Lemon at this point and stcinned the Yankees the rest of the «f. The Indians added two Insurance runs in the ninth to make Lenon the third 20-gamc winner In tie majors. The others are Mel Pfrnel! and Ellis Kinder of the Red Sox. The Yanis-Inrtians tussle represented the mly activity in the majors yestcriay. Armorel to Play -South Blythevilie Sunday Afternoon TJie$\rmorel Tigers .will,'close out !he 1949 baseball senson Sunday ifternoon against• the South Bly- ihcville Independents at Armorel Park. ' • ' - *: The game is schedulqj for 3 c'clock nnd will be highlighted by tiie presentation of a S25 bonus to tie Armorel player willi the highest batting average since July 31. Marion Dyer, manager of (tie Arnio- f-1 team, said that he has also panned other forms of enterlain- nent for spectators. Either A. w. (Fritzl West or Frank Ellis will start on the mound br the Tigers. Johnny Duclos or Ecnneth Merritt will work for South Blytheville. Course Record Of 34 Is Set Here Middlecoff, Den ton Defeared 3 and 2 In Exhibition Play Prank Stranahan, golfdom's "Mr. Pressure." and Buck White, the colorful Greenwood. Miss., pro, defeated National Open Champion Dr. Gary Middlecoff of Memphis and Bill Joe Denton of Wilhon 3 and 2 In an exhibition golf match at !ne Blytheville Country Club yesterday afternoon. Stranahan and White shut out Middlecoff and D«nton on the 16th hole after finishing the first nine holes with a three-up lead. They protected this lead with par golf on the final seven holes, thanks mostly to the consistency of Stranahan, the steel-nerved Toledo, O., amateur. A gallery of between 3CO and 500 rain coat decked spectators followed the golfing greats through the Bowling League Plans Schedule For 1949 Season The City Bowling League will open its 1949 winter season with thre tilts at the Chitn-ood Lanes on East Main Street. The league, again this year will be separated into two divisions with six to eight teams to each. One division will play each Monday night and the other Tuesday. The Tuesday night league is complete but there arc openings for two or three more teams in the Monday night loop. The league's season is slated to run for 35 weeks. Games In the Monday night division next week will find Coca Cola meeting Ark-Mo Meters; Ark-Mo Power playing Arkansas Orccer Co. and Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet playing the Ark-Mo Main Office five. Tuesday night's schedule Is Meads Clothing Store vs. Van Fatten Insurance; Hot Shots Vs. Knights of Columbus; Saliba vs. Chitwoods and Flyers vs. Peinbcrgs. came up with <Jne of the best shot* of Hie match, however, an eight- iron stroke on the second hole which he hooked perfectly around a grov« of trees to within 15 feet of (he cup He shot a 33 on the first nine and a 37 on the second. White, who Is noted as a Ions iron shooter, apparently wasn't quite at his gimie but brought cheers from Die crowd with some beautiful Iron shots that on several occasions saved par. He shot a one-over 37 on the first round and a one-under 35 on the second to break even Prior to match play, White, Middlecoff and Stranahan gave a few lessons In shot making to the gallery and wood and iron shot exhibitions The scores: Par Out-444 345 534—36 Par 111-444 345 534—36 Mlcldlecolf Out—343 355 524—34 Middlecoff In—444 345 534—36 Dcnton Out—444 355 634—33 'tt Doilton In-^54 344 544—37 Stranahan Out—333 555 433—34 Stranahan In—444 344 534—35 White Out—445 345 534—37 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III Sept, 16. fAP)—(DSDA1—Hogs 7.- SOO; market active; weights 190 Ins up fully steady with average yesterday; lighter weighte and sows steady to 25 higher; good and choice 200-250 Ibs 21.25 to mostly 21.50; top 21.50; odd lots 260-300 tbs 20.00-21.25; around 350 Iba.' 19.50; 180-190 Ibs 20.75-21.25; 140-170 Ibs 18.75-20.50: few 20.75; 100-130-Ibs In light sup- nly at 15.75-18,25; good OTWS 400 Ibs down 18.00-19.75; heavier weights 15.75-18.00; few 18.25; sta»s 12.00-14.50. Cattle 1,150; calves 1.100; bidding unevenly lower on all classes of cattle in dull cleanup trade; not enough steers to warrant mention: odd lots heifers and mixed yearling.? 50 or more lower: medium and good 19.00-25.00; HtEe done on cows; bulls unchanged. 18-hcle exhibition play in spite of threaten!!!? weather. And they were rewarded wilh a brand of golf never tiefore witnessed in Blytheville. Stranshan toured the tough little Blytheville Country Club course in a blazing three under par S3 to pace the four-man field. Middlecoff was next in line, one stroke behind with a 10. White shot an even up par and Dcnton, who is a member of the' Blytheville club and a boyhood pal' of Middlecoff, finished with a three- 1 over 75. New Records Set On the front nine, Middlecoff and Stranshan finished with two-under 34's that will go down on the books as a new course record. The old nine hole play mark for the new prass green course was 35. turned in several weeks ago by Earl (Pee Wee) Baker, club pro. Stranahan's i 69 is also a new 18-hole record. I Play in the match was slowed down a bit by morning rains that drenched the fairways and made he greens a bit soggy. The newness if the greens made putting a little 'rratic and a slight northeasterly wind hindered wood shots on the lack holes. The ronsistency of Stranahan on lis wood and iron shots was a' rowd pleaser. He came up with several nice recovery shots that brought groana and cheers from he gallery. In turning Sn his 69. Stranahan ihot six birdies, three in succession. Te had one bad hole, hover, the r ourth, which he double bogied. after his drive landed In a sand trap o the right of the green. His blast out carried over the green and he wo-putted. Micidlecoff, one of the nation's best long ball hitters, had his wood game at its near best but his an- >roachuiE and putting were off. He -urned in three birdies and one wgie. The bogie was on the fifth hoie. He followed his 34 on the front line with an even par. 36, on the back lap. Denton Dots Well His partner, Dcnton, although outclassed, represented himself wel' but had trouble on the greens and with one or two wood shots. He White In—444 344 534—35 25 NEW FORDS S £IS^«S "I*-. •«* $,5 NEW FORD TRUCKS (OptiwNjQ .23-$ 1,000. U.S. Savings Bond, v 100-$100. U.S. Savingi Bond, > 200-$ i0 . U.S. Saving. Bond, 0-*2S. u>s> $-vHli , g.nj, ~~ " ^ " ** "*•-»* ..». PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. THEATRE OSCEOIA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Box Office Opens at 6:45 pa Week Nights Show Starts at 7:00 Matinee Salurda; & Sunday at 2 p.m. with continuous showing Friday & Saturday Noah Bcuy and Jean Rogers In "STORMY" Serial anil Comedy Saturday Midnight Show BeU Lugosi j n "MURDER IN THE RUE MORGUE" Also Comedy Sunday & Monday Fifth & Walnut Phbn* 4453 News i Comedy PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Our years ol experience assure you that when you present n prescription order to us, it will be expertlj compounded from fresh pure drugs. You can be sure tt Roth rock's. RGTHROCK'S DRUG STORE RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today 'PARDON MY SARONG" with Abbott and Costello News and Short Friday * Saturday "CODE OF THE RANGERS" with Tim McCoy Cartoon i Serial SAT. MTE OWL SHOW "JOE PALOOKA IN COUNTER PUNCH" wilh Joe Klrkwood and Leon Errol News anil Short Sunday & Monday BUT HE'S WANTED ON 62 CHARGES! All II D All 1ST! fr.,, nl , BADBOV A PAUl SHOjr 110 VO JtNE * ..... 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