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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 6, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLK '(ARK.V COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, Paps Play Snowden Here Tonight-Three Tilts in South Missco This Week Juniors to Make First Home Stand ; ' • Memphions Favored In Haley Field Tilt; Kickoff at 8 O'clock Blyllievtllc's Junior Papooses make'/their first home showing of the 1949 season tonight when they meet the strong Snowden Junior High School eleven of Memphis at Haley Field. The opening kickoff is : , set for 8 o'clock. The Paps, who lost to Jonesbbro 20-6 In their first outing of the season last week, will be underdogs again In tonight's battle. The Snowden team is reported ns the hest In Memphis junior circles, boasting a big team that depends mostly on power, plays. Tonight's tussel will pit snow- den's short -punt against the Paps' Notre Dame box, two offensive formations, that are designed for power. However, the Paps also oiiix a little T in with their Alabama system and In the Jonesboro game T came Vip with a couple or three .ope'ri;. plays that were sparked by 'some pretty, fair ball handling. Coach Earl Stabler ran his junior tribe through their filial practice session In the Haley Field gym yesterday and pronounced them ready for; action. Only one - injury is reported in the junior squad, that of...halfback Bennle Hays who is still nursing a sore back, Hays missed most of the action in the Jonesboro game last week but Coach Stabler said.he expected him to start, the-Snowden game. The Paps will be hampered by the lack of sufficient practice for this contest Rain every day this iveek kept the junior ; tribe inside »jid"forced their drills to be cut to, dummy work with one or two skull sessions. -' -,--•: Rain Biy Factor . ;Rain may also play a big part in (he game tonight. Haley Field has bjten left drenched by.vtlils week's rain and the teams are in. for a Wet, time. Passing'probably will be .kept to a minimum. : 1 Coach stabler says that he will start the same lineup that* he used against; Jonesboro : last..wcek with the exception of the right halfback Blot where Hays is'expected to re 1 turn to duty. HOB ever, In the event that Hays is not ready for tonight's contest,' Norman Bratcher will -be called on to fill 4n •Other members of the Paps' slart- fiig' backfield will be Johnny O'Brien'- »t blocking back, Tommy Mosley at left half and Donald Gentry at full. In the line, the Pap« will have George Skclton and Charles.' Shepherd at ends; M. I,. .Crfner and Quincy" Hocige at tack- Col.MattWinn, King of Horse Racing; Dies LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 6. W/— Mr. "Kentucky Derby"—88-yrar-old Col. Matt J. wtnn—died heie early today. The president of Churchill Downs and the director of (he annual mile and a quarter turf classic for three year old thoroughbreds crossed life's finish line at 2:45 a.m. CST. at St. Joseph Infirmary. ' He had been seriou-sly 111 for several weeks following two operations to correct a stomach disorder Three of his four living daughters, other relatives and several business associates were at his bedside when he died. Col. Winn was one of the few persons who had seen all 15 of (he Kentucky Derbies. He saw the first one as a hoy of 13 and last May lie achieved his life's ambition when he attended the diamond jubilee of the derby. To Hie racing public Col. Winn and the Kentucky Derby were almost synonymous. SKY IINE DRIVE-IN THEATER Z Miles North o[ Bl.vthevllle Rap Office Opens at 6:30 Show Starts 7:00 Thursday & Friday "KNOCK ON ANY DOOR" r willi Humphrey Bogari and John !)erek , Added Attractic-rjs Saturday . "OKLAHOMA BLUES" \villi Jimmy Wakcly ami l>nl> Taylor Artilcrt AUraclions s m ;th to Hold' Osceola toPlay Tennessee Team Amateurs Begin Qualifying Play In Ft. Smith Meet FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 6. (AP)' —Some of the nation's top ranking mateurs shot their way through liialifyhig rounds today opening the for the 1949 Willard Mem- rial golf chamifxmship. Favorite roles liave been cast for our of the swingers who started he trek over the 6,495-yard, par VI ourse this moming. National Intercollegiate tilllst larvie' Ward of Tarboro, N.C.; for- icr national amateur king Skce. Relgel of 'Ililsn, Okla., Dale Morey f Indianapolis, twice Indiana state, hariipion; and former two-time' hampion Wilford Wehrle, Louis- 'llle, Ky. 'Former Arkansas champion Vince Allison of Fort Smith, and all-ser- ice champion Capt. Fred Moseley if Washington alsb have lop billing is contenders. Defending champion Frank jlrarrahan, the : Toledo wizard, will lot be on hand U> defen'd his crown. Two rounds/of 18 hole match play S'ill be reeled off tomorrow over the lardscrabble Country Club Course. Two more rounds will he played Saturday and the championship will be-decided in a 36-hole match Sunday. Formerly known 'as the Hardscrabble Invitational, the 'tourney was renamed thus year in Kqnpr 6^ its' founder,: the late Clyde : B.\Wil- lardj •/" '-. ' •".-'.'.. rill Six Girls, Fogbound On Mountain, Spend N/ght in Lonely Cabin MONTREAT. N. C., Oct. 6. Six frightened girls missing night in a sweeping log on lonely Greybeard Mountain, were found unharmed today, Sheriff's officers located them in a cabin \vhero they spent the night after going on fi hike. The girls are students at Montreal College, Presbyterian school here. They left yesterday on a hiking trip and were reported missing curly last night. When they did not return sheriff's officers Joined In the search but efforts to locate them througV thR night were unsuccessful. Dr. J- Rupert McGregor, the col- le'ge's president, declined to give their names. , , - Zebras to Field Fast, Light Squad Pine Bluff Boasting Undefeated Eleven With 3 Straight Wins By I):ivc \V:iHis (Pine nlufr Commercial) PING BLUFF', Oct. 6 — The Pine Bluff Zebras will lay an undefeated record on the line in Haley Field tomorrow night, when they take on the Blytheville Chicks, And the quiet realization around Jordan Stadium these days Is'that the Z's are going to have -to fight* If they intend to keep that unblemished record. With Russell Mosely pulling the strings on an all lelterman crew— and one that outweighs George Terry's Striped Mules 21) pounds per man—the Zebnis consider Blylhe- ville their first test of the season. Previously the Zebras have racked up impressive sounding scores over tlire opponents but have had the breaks to case them along their path to victory. Pine Bluff opened the season by defeating Joncsboro 33-6, rep'ealcd a week later with a 01-7 rout ot the Fordyce Redbugs and then last week knocked off a Big'- Six foe— Fort Smith—40-7. • "' >'£' ;Kutl Frnmi.T >A • r>i'.'all- three games'" the"- Zebrns haveJieltl Hie home field advantage anrl "will play their first of the season at Blytheville. Tile- Zebras run from the T- formntlon 'ami iio .not '.use -any variations. Young Jim Holmes took over In the ([imrtcrbnck slot replacing Joel Lucke ns field general. The . reserve quarterback is Billy Holmes; Jim's brother, a promising sophomore. —Courier News I'lioto I-UXOHA GUmOEKS—Luxor a Higli School's Panthers bo;ist a light and .inexperienced team but according to early season indications they are destined to cause some of the .Class B teams of District Three a little trouble before the season is over. Shown above ate members ot Coach Tye Adams' squad. Front-row (left to right*—Barnes. Williams, Gentry, R. Tate, Coals, ,B, Tatb and Bennett. Second row—Holllngcr, Norman, McArlco, Luiisford, Conner, w. Talc, aiui Looney. Third row— Tucker, Jones, Hickevson, White, V. Cunningham. Gmy, Rutherford, and Coach Adams. Not present for tile photo were Paschal, Srnilh, Barcli, Brooks, L. Cunningham, Roberts and Sawyer. Meyers' Charges Of Rough Tactics Aired by Writer '•..LITTLE ROCK. Oct. G. f/I'J. — T.C.U. Coach-Dutch Meyer's "rough tactics" blast at Arkansas "may have ignited dangerous fire in the Southwest Conference," ArHnsas Democrat Sports Editor Jack Heady said yesterday. "The blast may stir up a situation that could .lead to serious trouble between both players and fans," Keaciy wrote. He cited the coining Arkansas- Bayior game in Waco Saturday as a "top example." "Always a bruising battle, the 'too tough' talk Is certain trt arofse both sides even more when the go- Ing gets relight." Keady said. But he added there have becji no 'coni- plalnts 'either from Arkansas or Baylor, although in 1047 r Arkansas' Aubrey Fov/lcr received .a ; , broken rib, Muscles*Campbell a-tfnee v ininry and six other players 1 crippling hurts. ' ~ ' ,' • "The point t.s." Keady saicWMey- er's talk certainly has sti'rred up fans probably much more^thnn it has coaches or players who expect Chandler Likely To be Re-Named Baseball Men Think Commissioner Will Be Re-appointed in 1951 One Day Sale Here Friday C, G. Smith,, Blytheville planter and breeder of Tennessee walking horses announced this morning that he would hold a one-day sale of registered Tennessee walking horses at his sales barn on South Highway 61 tomorrow. The sale, Mr. Smith's 12th, will start at 9 a.m. and continue throughout the day. The public !s Invited to attend.. Mr. Smith said that 125 head of registered show horses will be offered for sale at the public auction. A large number of prospective buyers from all parts of the Mid-West. South and East, have already made reservations to attend the sale, he said. Included in the thorobreds to he offered at auction r-e four" features." They are: Merry Rivers, a five-year-old black .stallion owned by John B. King of Waxahachie, Tex.: Nan Oles Wilson Allen, five-year-old black stallion owned by William H. Deani of Mouucls- ville, W.Va.; Admiral Grayson, a two-year-old sorrell • stallloa consigned by E. L. Gregory of Senatobia, Miss.: and D. G. Walker of Helena, Ark.; and Sales Lady, a two-year-old block mare consigned by Linwood Hightower of Stanton, Miss. Mr. Smith said that the horses to be offered for sale "tomorrow would tae showed at his barn tonight and the showing will be open to the public. Jones, lost to the Zehins on graau- Only two regulars of last season are back in the line. Center J Clar- The wings are normally operated ence. Fninvcnthei plajed a lot of by Don "Slick" Wilson and Edwin defensive ball last season as line "Punk" Owen. However both have backer nnd was the reserve often- been tilling this week and it's pos- jsive pivot man behind Paul Duncan. sible neither play Friday.' ' i Bill Campbell leturns to his guard Owen Is out due to a shonlricr in- r positind again this season. jury sustained in tile Frirriyce game. and Wilson picked "up a sprained AP Poll Selects Tor Heel End as Lineman of Week .CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 0. W> •-'— '• "It's about time!" That's the general reaction hereabouts to the news that artful Art Wciner. the giaril left cud of tiie University of North Carolina iontball team, is this week's Associated Press poll lineman of the week. The pass-catching whiz from Newark. N.J., is in his fourth year of high-powered play for Carl Snavcly's Tar Heels. .. r A six-foot, three and one-half inch, 212-nound halfback, he pre- f scnlV a splendid target for his passers. '.. His lirst play for the Tar Heels ,three years ago as a freshman gave a sharp hint.of the brilliance he was lo flash. He scampered for a touchdown against Virginia Tech on a Sna 1 "' * end . around special. ' =The-joi) that 1 won _ fo'r ihim th: week's citation . was turned In against'Cjcorgia last Saturday. Big Art grabbed :six passes for yards.and the first.and last touchdowns in the Tar Heels' 21-14 victory. Against North Carolina State the week before he caught seven pusses •He was closely pressed for .national; honors In this week's poll b; Uvo guards. Iowa's Karl Banks was outstanding against Purdue and Southern 'Methodist's Jack Hnlll- day du:: a bang-up job agalnsl Missouri. . By Tcrt Smlts NEW YORK, Oct. 6.'.<#)—All Indications point today to the retip- pointnient of A. C; (Happy) Chandler to the $50,000-a-year job as high commissioner ot baseball when his seven-year 1951. term expires Apiil 24, Unbeaten Bulldogs Of Wilson to Meet Shawnee's Indians South Mi/5sl«l|jpl County Class B football fans will have a full menu of their favorite sjwrt this weekend two district conference tilts and one inter-sectional affair are scheduled for that end of the county to- mornm' nisht. Highlighting the South Misslssirj.. pi County billing Is the Inter-sectional contest at Osceola's Hal Field where the. Osceola Hi ankle in the FY>rt Smith battle. The fullback slot Is handled by Francis Long, regular starter last season in the halfback position. He takes over for " All-State Bobby Only at certain seasons is the hair of the ermine white. les; Guy Swift and Bob Childcrs at guards and Montrue Holland at center. Probable starters: Snou'dcn H. Johnson .. S. Grlce .-... D. Robinson . W. Slevll .. F. Ellis R. Bradley .-. B. Luckelt L. Bernstein. J. Wagner . H. Darnell .. J. Martin .. Fos. L B. lj. T. . L G. . C. . B G. R T. R E. . CJ B. I, H. R H. F B. Bljthcvlllr. .. G: Skelton .. Q. Hodge G. Swift . M. Holland . B. Childcrs M. L. Crlncr . *C. Shepherd .. J. O'Brien ... 'V. Mosley .. B. Hayes .. D. Gentry The rest of Terry's team Is made up of sophomores of Juniors who ast senson saw limited action with the junior high Colts or Zebra "B" squads. football to be rough. With (ho lica on as it will be in Waco Saturday there is every possibility of a rum pus developing that could not bi controlled-by officials." Chandler at one time was under icavy fire, but baseball men here or the World Series say that the ollowing factors weigh heavily In us behalf: 1—Baseball under Chandler has >rospered as never before, with annual major league attendances of JO.000.000—virtually double former averages. ' 2—Tiie players' pension fund, with its. stabilizing influence on baseball, was started under 'handler. •':•.- ' -. 3—Under Chandler, radio revenue from Hie World Scries has nev- been less than $150.000; under Judge K. M. Landis, his predecessor, it was never more than $100,000. 4—Chandler was instrumental In selling lip the executive:.council of baseball,* consisting of the commls. sinner, the presidents of : the two leap.ues and two club owners to operate like a steering committee of Ihe U. S. Senate. 5—Through the rule Chandler sponsored forbidding the signing of high school players, school baseball has expanded until now 25,000 hieh school steams are playing. At one time school teams dwindled to a few thousand. 6—To police baseball, and its hangers-on, Chandler hired former members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on recommendation of J. Edgar Hoover, and these men now do all Investigating for the commissioner's office. 7—And lastly, there Is no apparent formidable candidate in the field against the commissioner. Gulf Hurricane Slows; Magnolia Man Victim TEXARKANA, Ark., Oct. 6— 4-?')— One man was killed as the diminishing Gulf hurricane brought gusty winds and drenching rain to southwest Arkansas Tuesday night. J. B. Livingston. 40, Magnolia, Ark., was injured fatally by a falling oil well derrick 14 miles west of Ashdown. He cited In • a Tcx- arkana hospital early yesterday. Heavy rain and wind were reported throughout the southwest section. The New Orleans weather bureau said the weakened storm was centered in northwest Louisiana, near Shrcveport, and would continue northeastward toward central Arkansas today. It predicted heavy- rains and gusty winds up to 35 miles an hour over eastern Arkansas and northwestern Mississippi. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111., Oct. 6., (/Vj—.lUSDA'l —Hogs 8,000; weights'180 lbs~up. mostly steady, to strong with Wednesday's' average although extreme top 25 lower; lighter weights and sows steady to "~ lower; bulk good and choice 2000 Ibs barrows and gilts 18.25-50; p 1S.50; odd lots 260-300 Ibs 1T.50- >; .180-190 Ibs 17.15-18.25; 1400 Ibs '16.00-1.7.50; few 17.75; odd 100-130 Ib pigs 14.00-15.15; good ws 400 Ibs down 16.00-17.25; heav- sows 14.50-15.75; most stags .50-14,00. Cattle 2,200; calves 1,000; little ne early on steers and heifers; ws opened fully steady to strong; ulls and vcalers steady, common id medium cows largely 14.00- BLYTHEVILLES ONLY WHITE THEATRE LAST DAV OrKN 6:30 Also "IHiSIGX I'D I! UKATH" 'Announcement 'We Arc Pleased fo Announce That Erwin Jones • - I* now connected with our firm as 'a salesman SHELTON MOTOR CO. Friday & Saturday "BLOND1E IN DOUGH" "WILD HORSE MESA" RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "THE SET-UP" with Robert Ryan anil Audrey Toiler News & Cartonn Friday & Saturday "WEST OF EL DORADO' wltli Johnny .Mack Brown Cartoon and Serial You won't find this one in any S'cirnp Catalogue. Bui if you're looking for a whiskey you can catalogue as "perfect"...try 7 Crown—Seagram's finest American whiskey. dt'6c> <zu Seagram's 7 Crown. Blended Whiskey. 36.8 Prool. Ky, Gtain Neutral Spitils. SMgiarn-Distillers Corp.,Ctuysler Building. N.Y. Semlnoles do battle with the always tough Whitehaven, Tenn., High School eleven. Tiie two District Three Conference tills on the slate pit the Luxora Panthers against the Kclser Yellow Jackets at Koiser and the unbeaten Wilson Bulldogs against the Shawnee Indians at Joiner. Tomorrow night's engagement' v:ith the .strong Tennessee team possibly will be the first real test for Osceola's Tommy Spires and Company. The Semlnoles are now boasting a record of four straight wins' no- defeats but all hut one of the ionr victories have been walk-aways. The Seminoles' one totigh game was against West Memphis last week, which Ehey won by a 7-0 coiint. Spires tluj Good Mark Spires, who is touted as one of the best passers erer to come out' of Northeast Arkansas, will enter tomorrow night's game boasting a record of 30 completions in 47 aerials attempted in the Seminoles.' first four games this season. He is the Semiuoles 1 chief offensive threat. At Joiner tomorrow night, Coach Roy Stcbaugh will send his unbeaten Wilson Bulldogs against the once defealcd Shawnee Indians in an ImDorlant district Class B event. The Bulldogs are ranked second to O.sccola in county rating _this year and in their first two outings they proved they were worthy of the^rt* high rating by knocking off Luxortl" and Dyess by lopsided margins. Rulhlngs Are Favored The Indians .on Ihe other hand, i have shown siaus of power in their : T-formatlon They have a i record of USD victories against one • defeat, their only loss being a 13-7 decision to the West Memphis Blue . Devils who lost to Osccpla by only seven points. On basis of- their season record, the Bulldogs will be favored to take this tilt however. At Keker, Coach Bill Bell's Yellow Jackets will play Coach Tye Adams' Luxora Panthers in a "battle, of the losers." Both teams have yet to win a' : game with-the Yellow Jackets having dropped their first four contests of the year and the Panthers were defeated in the only game that they have played. Tiie Dyess Eagles will be idle Inis week. All games are scheduled to start at 8 o'clock. 15.00; canners and cutlers 10.5013.15; odd head good to 15.50; medium and good bulls 15.50-17.25; cutler and common 13.00-15.00; good and choice vealers 27.00-33.00; common and medium , 17.00-26.00: me- clhmi nnd good..heavy slaughter calves 20.00-23.00; common aii^ 1 , medium 16.00rl9.00. ll?i HIGHWAYS Akt AT THEIR GOLDEN BEST YMI 9« all ttof • &7RAS in tall Trips by til THl FOIKS 1HI> FALL Get back for Ilia) reunion, by Greyhound! O, »isnma IN run IWINO Greyhound fia.i wh«r« IK* ipart U btill IT TOU UKI IXTRA COMFORT • 1XTRA SCENIC BEAUTT IXTBA COMVINIENCI * * EXTRA SAVING* , . . weather . . , more room at hotels and resorts . , . il's Takc-a-Trip Time! 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