The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 5, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 5, 1949
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BkYTHEVILTJC (ARK.)' COURIER I V * ' Chicks Work Out In Rain and Mud; Paps Take to Gym The Blylli'eyjllc Chicks and Papooses we're back at hard work yesterday »fteniooii getting ready for tough foes this week in spite of th« rAin^and murXy weather, Coaches Russell Mosley and John-* ny Staples donned their slickers •and sent their Chickasaws through a gruelling yirimmage in rain and mud at their practice field on North "10th Street'while coach Earl 'Stabler' was running his Paps through full dress dummy scrimmage drills-In the Haley Field rymnasmm. : Yesterday's session probably will b« the:l»st hard one (or the Paps before their game with the Snowden' Juniors of Memphis at Haley Field tomorrow night. The Chicks will climax : their drills this afternoon but whether or. not they will work outside depends entirely on the weather. Weather permitting, the Chicks probably drills , taper off ulth dress Sports Roundup NEW YORK, Oct. 5, Sip)— Perhaps it seems strange thai two clubs which go In 1 for farm operations' in a big way, the Yankees and Dodgers, will be opening Ihe world series with pitchers developed by other learns . . . Allle Reynolds, Mun- ager Casey Stengel's choice, was brought tip to be a Cleveland Indian and came lo New York in Ihe Joe tensive work, especially blocking yesterday afternoon, in their jpeeed dummy scrimmage. Coach Stabler had his Paps running power plays from their Notre Dame box with the starters running against the reserves. Coach Stabler Is expecting another tough one for his Paps According to reports from Memphis, Snowden boasts probably the best team In Memphis 'junior circles and will be favored to cop the game with Billy Cox in a package deal. . Of course, that's Just another indication that it's due to be a wacky series . . .Two other Yankee mound reliables, Eddie Lopat and Fred Sanford, came from the notably weak White Sox and Browns. And, of course, Jackie Robinson. Roy: Cam-, panella and Don Newcomb'e were trained in the Negro baseball leagues . . . Then there's Mike McCoimick. who played for the Braves last fall the BlheUllejunors A and the Bed, In .940 and who now big team, the Memphis Juniors | unexpectedly finds himself collect- depend almost entirely on power | ing another series share . . .And olavs from the short punt forma- Hugh: Casey,, who pitched in nine games as a Dodger In the 1941 and 1941 series, is on the Yankee bench handing out advice about his former teammates. ,-- tlon „ Backing, Tackling Strewed The Chicks sloshed through nearly a half-inch of mud and water at their 10th Street practice field in' * good scrimmage session »ilh the potential starters running against the reserves Mosley alternated his teams from offense to defense, handling the defensive work while Coach Staples mastermined the of- fensue team. Blocking and tackling, the Chicks' biggest weakness In the Little Rock tame last sieek, 'was emphasbed during yesterday's mud scrimmage «nd some Improvement, was shown. But Coach Mosley didn't appear to be satisfied with the defensive •work oC his squad and probably TflH order more of .the same again today ..Robert Reid,' the Chicks hard driving fullback, missed yesterdav's drills and was reported In sick bay *t his home However, his Is expected to be ready for action by Friday night. •But the Chicks weren't the on\y ones hampered by bad weather A check with Pine Bluff yesterday revealed that rain had been falling there for the past two days a.nd the zebras had had little opportunity to woik out Weather forecaster! In Little.Hock have predicted move wet weather for today and tomorrow with little chance of a let up before tomorrow, which could mean that Fiiday night's gama »ill be pla\ed on a wet field SOLID SATISFACTION — Pulling anything this big out ol a mountain stream would give anybody a thrill, and Sol Reese .of Biltmore, N.C., finds he has 40 inches and 26 pounds of cal- fish. The big one was taken above Hedmon's Dam in the French Broad River, near Asheville, N.C., after a 50-minute RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "THE SET-UP" with Robcrl Ryan and Audrey Toltfr. News A Cartoon Bawled Oul .''.•; .:. When the New York Knickerbockers started basketball, practice at Bear Mountain Monday, Coacli Joe Lapchick began to give a lecture on fundamentals. . . He 'signalled the club's equipment ninn to hand him a basketball, look around, the After a quick equipment mnn whispered something Into Joe's, ear, and Lapchick changed signals. . . Seems nobody had remembered to bring a basketball. PlBskin rickins New York University vs. Brooklyn College New York U. All Brooklyn fans know Is the Bronx team that has No DiMagglo. • Texas vs. Oklahoma The cowboys, coached by Winkin- son (Bud) Will throw the Steers with a sickening thud. Cornell vs. Harvard We think the Cornellians Will score like Hellions. Pittsburgh vs. West Virginia Before West Virginia Is torn to bits Let's call the miners out of the Pitts. North' Carolina vs. South Carolina at those governors said. And I hope you'll trust us, ffus: "We need a governor On Choo Choo Justice." Cltanlnr the Cuff Band leader G'uy Lombnrclo will spend about 2.000 bucks to have his orchestra play at'Yankee Stadium during, the series. He Isn't being paid for it, but he's giving his musicians full pay, buying lunches, etc., and also has invited their wives to attend the games at his expense . . Some one has estimated that 75 miles of hot dogs will be sold during the series. If they were laid end to end, it very wasteful. . . Add Yankee hospital list: The cocker spaniel presented to Joe DiMaggio Saturday promptly contracted a cold and Joe had to send for the vet. . . Yogi Berra's comment on the Yankee victory (as reported in one local paper): "They SKY 1INE DRIVE-IN THEATER 1 Miles North of Bhlhriille l!oi Office Opens a! 6:30 Show SUrts 7:00 Wednesday "SLIGHTLY FRENCH' w11 h I)orolhy La mou r A nd Don A mecli e Aildcd Attractions Thursday & Friday "KNOCK ON ANY DOOR" *Hh Humphrey Bngarl and ,Jo)m Derek Added Alitacdon* ' WEDNESDAY, .OCTOBER 5, 1949 Kiddie League Gridders to Get Equipment Teams of the Blythevllle Y's Grammar School football League will be issued equipment this week, J. P. Carrot t, Y director said this morning atiri play In the loop Is e,\pectcd to ge underway here next. week, ' Mr. Garrolt said that the league will he made up of only four'teams this year instead of the usual six. Teams entered In league competition are Centra], Siutbiiry, Yarbro and Lange. v A schedule of games for - the league is being drawn up. he said, with play to start next week/ However, it has not been determined o u w ha t days each \vee k 1 ea g uu games will be played- .Last year the teams played on Saturdays with one or two tilLs played on Friday nights as preliminary contests- to, Blytheville High School tilts. • Mr. Gnrroit said that lie hoped to-play some games at night" this year and was trying to arrange on big contest to be played at night with gate receipts to go toward purchasing new and better equipment lor the teams- The Kiddie League was Inaugurated in Blytheville,three years ago by the Chickasaw Athletic Club for the 'purpose of furnishing Inte'r- sdholnstic competition for Blytheville's grade school students. The league was taken over by the Y last year with the. ChlckasauT'Ath- leic Club furnishing the equipment. Only 26 of St ote's Schoolboy Grid Teams Unbeaten /LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 5. <AP)—Tile going is 'getting tougher lor'Ark- ansas high school football teams, Only 26 still "are umiefeated and untied, compared to 40 last week. Boasting perfect records and the number of their victories'!' hide: Little Rock (3) ;E1 Dor Jo W; Pine Bluff (3); Van Buren (3); Subiaco (2); Camden (4); Stuttgart (4); Forrest City (3); Conway (4);-Qsceola (4). —Courier Neus Photo EAGI.KS, 1!H9 KIMTioN—Shown ibo\e arc Coach Tom Parks 1 1949 Dyess Eagles who boost ari even .500 average or two wins and two defeats In District Three "Class B competition this year. Members of the squad, are: front row (left to right) Bill Mooney, Howard Humphries, Dorsey Finchcr, Noel Purr, Jackie Blackard, Paul Francis, Bob Dallas and Mickey MeArtKur, Second row—Coy Hcnson, A. J. AP- pling, Dan-ell Holland, Jim Smith, Jerry Loe, Curtis Balch,' Lavcll Cox, and. Charles Dean. Third row—Willie Young, Warnuel Hal-graves, Jack Holllngswortli, Walter Johnson, A1!cil Rider, Harry McVey, James ciirest- man, Donzll Burleson and H. L. War-hurst. Grid Officials'Signal Code 0 0 ^ O .nO JO -ST.® •& $3 & 11 ' T2 1. Off-side. Hands on and of! hips repeated several times. 2. Illegal position or procedure. Hands revolving in front of chest. 3. Illegal motion or shift. Horizontal arc with cither hand. - 4. Delay of game. Folded arms. - 5. Personal foul. Right arm outstretched to side, palm clown, and moving up and down several times. 6. Clipping. Slapping back of knee with hand, knee being flexed.; 7. Roughing kicker. Swinging i - leg to simulate a punt. . i 8. Unsportsmanlike conduct. Arms outstretched, palms down. 9.,Holding by defense. .Grasping left wrist with right hand. 10. Illegal .use of hands and arms. Striking left wrist with side of ight hand. ; . 11. Intentional grounding. Both Sports Writers Pick Yanks to Win Series NEW YORK, Oct. 5. W) —, A whopping majority of baseball •writers polled by the Associated Press pick the Yankers to defeat the Dodgers in the World Series scheduled to open at Yankee Stadium today. Thirty-three of 52 scribes selected the American League pennant winners as against 19 for their National League rivals. said we hadn't ought to done It, but we did." . u BLYTHEVIl-Lt'S ONLY ALL WHITt THEATRE Today OFEN 6:30 Also "i-DESIGN* FOR 1>KATI1" NEW Box Vpens Week Uiys 1:00 p.m. .Matinee Saturday & Sundays Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Conl. Sliowin Manila, Ark. Shows BVKKV NIUIIT Wednesday & Thursday "YOUR MY EVERYTHING" vyilh Dan Dnllrv and Anne B.i\lcr Also Shnrls zohtal plane. 17. Crawling, helping the runner or Interlocking Interference.- Pushing movement with .hands below waisfr. : 18. Hall dead. One arm .aloft motionless. Toucliback. Hand' moved from side to side. ; / ID. Touchdown or field goal. Both arms aloft and held rigid. 20. Safety. Palms together overhead. - - , 21. Time out. Hands rapidly crisscrossed overhead. - : I 22. First down. Single;:' throwing motion concluded with outstretched arm pointing toward defensive goal. 23. Start the clock or np more I time outs allowed. Full arm circles i clockwise. , • Cronin Says Red Sox Want McCarthy Back BOSTON, Oct. 5. WV-The Boston Red Sox have told Joe McCarthy he is "welcome back as manager." 'It's entirely up to him," said General Manager Joe Cronin in confirming published reports. This would indicate that McCarthy has not made up his mind yet. McCarthy's two-year'contract has expired. Both his Red 'Sox teams got off to slow starts but wound up righting to the last out—losing ihe pennant in a playoff game with the Cleveland Indians in 1948, and losing again this season to the New York Yankees in the final game. Cronin told newsmen that he and owner Tom Yawkey of the Ren Sox had "repeatedly told Joe McCarthy that we are satisfied with his work and that he is welcome back as manager." McCarthy intends to"-take in a couple of World Series games and then go (p Ills Buffalo, N. Y., farm for a rest. Friends say.lie undoubtedly will lake hfs 'time in giving an answer as thaVs the way he does things. .'.'-. : During the season, McCarthy had several verbal skirmishes with a few; Boston sporlswriters. But he was visibly moved by the reception given him here even in-defeat. •'And. he .told reporters that "if you • back, write It:" Barnhill Doubtful About Campbell Ailing Fullback May Miss Baylor Game Due to Injured Hip FAYETTEVILLE, Ark,, Oct. 5.— W)—The outcome of Saturday's Ar- lansas-Baylor football feud at Waco may depeiid upon the condition of each team's ailing fullback by gametime. • Leon (Muscles) Campbell, around who.m tlie Arkansas rtszorbacks' offense Is built, says he'll be ready to gc against the Bears despite a bruised hip. But his coach, John Barnlilll, said yesterday "I doubt it." Muscles missed ' practice' for the second straight day, and Barnhill was glooming sophomore Joe Baldridge and veterans Stacy Looney and Geno Mazzantl as replacements. Down at, Waco, , Baylor coach Bobby Woodruff said, his team's chances of winning "depend greatly on whether Frank Boyrtston is in good shape." Boydston, the power boy of the Bear running attack, was battered In lost-week's victory over Mississippi stale. Burlt Good Passer • Woodruff took note of tlie fact (hat Arkansas intercepted six passes against North Texas State and lour against TCU and observed if the Razorbacks do as well Saturday 'that pronably'll mean the ball game." Barnlilll called Adrian Burk, the Baylor quarterback, "one of the best passers in: the conference" and worked hard yesterday afternoon trying to se up ta defense for the expected aerial assault. Tlie Porker coach remarked that his team appeared "flat" following its victory over TCU. "If you recall, we beat TCU the last two years and then got beat by Baylor," he said. Scrimmage sessions • were carded for the Razorbacks today and tomorrow. They will fly to Waco Friday. 12. Illegal passing or ' handing tall forward. Waving hand behind sack and then in front of tor^o, nd repeated several limes. 13. Forward pass! or fair catch nterference. Pushing arms forward, jalins vertical. 14. Ineligible receiver down . field in' pass. Placing right hand on top >f head, arid repeating several .imes. . , 15. Ball illegally touched, kicked or batted. Tapping both shoulders vith finger tips. 16. Incomplete forward pass, penalty declined, no play or no score. Hands rapidly criss-crossed in hori- Coe in Exhibition Play OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 5— (Ift— Charlie Coe and Dr. Gary Middlecoff, two national tilleholders, were scheduled to tee off against each other in an 18-hole exhibition here this afternoo_n. Cot. national amateur champion from Oklahoma City, and Jimmy Gamut, profcssonal at the host Twin Hills Country Club, will match shots with National open Champion Mlddlccoff anrt.Frankic Stranahan, the Walker Cupper from Toledo, Ohio. Youthful Aiaboma Hurler Signed by St. Louis Browns ST., LOUIS, ..Oct.'. 5—(/PK-The St. Loins Browns "have-^'signed a 19- year-old pitcher described by Vice .President Charles De Witt as "the most-sought after player of the year." , ... He Is Burke McLaughlfn who hails from Eden, Ala. CASTING GLANCES-Joan Wagner gets ready to display the style that got her into -a fly and bait casting tournament at Long Beach, Calif. Hot Shots Defeat Flyers 3 Games In Bowling Loop The Hot - Shots ot the Tuesda Night Bowling League, continued their hot pace in league competition last night with three wins over the Flyers. Charles Abbott was high for the winners with 505 pins knocked down. Harked was high (or the losers with a score ot 495. The big surprise of the night came when Felnbergs' team defeated the pace-setting Meads, clothiers, two out of three games. Dr. Torsten Lindqu'fst was high for the victors with a score ot 523 and George Hubbard of Meads : was high for the night with 533. ". :' ' In other games last night the Nashville Defeats Oilers 3-2 to Stay In Dixie Series TULSA, Okla., Oct. 5. (<P) _ A stubborn Nashville 'nine was still in the Dixie baseball series today by virtue of last night's narrow squealc over Tulsa, 3 to. 2. The Oilers, leading 3-2 in games, need one more triumph to tak» home the Southern Association- Texas League winner's money. Voi Catcher Carl Sawalski's second-inning home run with a man ahead spelled the outcome of last night's scramble. Joe Adcock of Tulsa homered in the. fourth with no one aboard. Cotton and Corn Harvest in State Impeded by Rain LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 5.' (/F;— Harvest of Arkansas' early corn crop and cotton picking bogged down over the 'weekend as heavy rains forced workers out of the fields. In a combined crop-weather bulletin released today, the crop re— - ..... „-...„ .„.,. ,„„.,. 11IC , Knights 'of Columbus team eked out i wns , Porting service said rapid progress three wins over the Saliha Cafe five.: Father Francis ,McDevitt .was high for K. of .C. with a 464 score end Harry Gray led the losers with made in this 1'ear's harvest until the rains began. ^However,-.the ^bulletin said, most i early soybeans'have been "combined, 'and the main soybean harvest-is this summer for a . Navy team at San Diego, winning 22 games and losing three. The rookie will report to the . Browns' spring training camp. Remember the Cardinals? ST. LOUIS, Oct. 5. (A 1 )—While you're listening to the World Series, give a thought to tlie St. Louis Cardinals. They're returning your series tickets. But (hey are marked "souvenir." Checks, more than 100,000 of them, are oemg returned too. 436 pins. Van Patten took three from j due to begin in about, another week. I Coca Cola with Hank Yodcr high Rice harvest is progressing satis- , for Van . Patten with 464 and R. faclorily and is about 65 per cent jBlackweli leading the losers with i completed in some areas with good I It was announced Inst night that limicri '.'"•Dr. James C .Guard wilt turnish a trophy to be awarded lo the Ijowler [have the highest average for the year in league competition. Big Shetland Auction Weather.during-the week ending yesterday morning was : favorable for maturing and .:harvesting ol crops until the rains started Satur- --The'175 Shetland ponies owned by j across llie'state" hitTpeiik inTtafc ^.^..^.y™ ? I™ 1 ?"??"?* r »«°» »h«i .'.fail of'more th* in a: dispersal sale here described by the Wentz office as the largest Shetland auction ever held. Seventy saddle horses also were auctioned off yesterday, bringing 511,560. AV. P. Atkinson of'oklahorna City paid $4,000 for the Earl of LJnwood three and one half inches was recorded. * seven-year-old Shetland stallion standing 41 inches high. That was the top price in the sale. Wentz, oil man and philanthropist, died in June. • Matured carbogiailon—s*o3 pumped-in gas We, too, could make a beer of sorts in 30 days or less, but not BUDWEISER. ThirtY-day beer must be pumped up with COj gas to make it bubble. To brew Budweiser, we really age it and let Mother Nature enrich it with bubbling, natural carbonation.-An expensive process which enhances the exquisite bouquet and highlights the distinctive taste of Budweiser. Tasting is testing. Try a bottle of Budweiser today. There's nothing like it... absolutely nothing. Budweiser LAGER, BEER ANHEUSER-BUSCH. I N C. . . . S T. LOUIS ts BREWED AND BOTTLED I N ST. LOUIS

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