The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 26, 1949
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PAGE BIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS {Little Rock Tigers iHere Friday; Paps fTo Play Jonesboro "' There'll' be plenty of football for Blytlieville fans lliis treek. Bofh the Chicks and the Paps are scheduled for action 'against traditional rivals. Hogs' Showing Pleases Barnhill Razor-backs Defeat North Texas State 33-19 in Opener FAYE-ITKVI1.LE. Ark., Sept. 26. "—"We looked just sboul as I ex- pccled—awfully good In spots mid •gainst traditional rivals. peded-awfuiiy good in spots »,,d Coach Karl Stabler's Junior Papooses are slated to awfull - v llad '" K i'ois." -open their 19-19 season against the Jonesboro Junior Whirl- , •M h , at J s thc way poach John Barn- : -wind g in Jonesboro Thm-.sday night and the Chicks will go Ri^V k "'T,^ n " POI in'i * Brk * S ""i • trttirtar tli^ n lutm?p fsxmrU I ii 4 t*. L> ns»l* T.* ,^, ,. ; _. i i. _:.. . .• ,.>„, »r. _.n_ ... " ' a »'«gainsl the always lough Little Rock Tigers in their game of ;.the year at Haley Field Friday night. » It is needless to say that both* : _^Blythevilte teams face the posslbil- 3ty of t gloomy weekend. The Paps, -for the first time in three years, 2*111 be rated as underdogs In their Tftrst encounter of the season. And. "In >U probability, the Tigers will be to top the Chicks on Friday .Jiigbt, •» Pap«' First GaitM of Snson * The Papooses have picked a Uilu "for their opening game. The whlrl- •xWinds already have two victories un- ''der their bells, over Marked Tree .*»nd South Side of Memphis, while • -the Paps have not been tiled this "Mason. Their schedule opening was .'.delayed two weeks because of Cnuch .Stabler's inability lo obtain foes for them. * And, too. Coach Stabler is having ^.fo whittle his team out of Inexperienced material while the Whirlwinds "boast some two and three year vet- "erans, The Paps have only three let- fermen back and al) have played 'but one year previously. ;* The Tigers are expected lo be • rated over the Chicks on the basis '.of their 65-6 trouncing of Ihe For- ^elyce Redbugs In Iheir first game :of the season, their 12-0 win over •Classen High of Oklahoma City last -^Weelc, and just because they are the "Tigers. The stale experts are. ex- 'pected lo give them the nod on ^theSB reasons. \ However, lhe Chicks were raled -'underdogs last year for approxi- ;mately the same reason. But evi- -jienlly Ihey couldn't read for they -handed Coach Wilson Matthews' •Bengals a 12-6 shellacking. And that Victory'"ended « three-year victory .»tring for Little Rock. T But the .Tiger* are said lo be stronger this year than they were In IMS while <he Chirk* are, sen-' ermltr speaklnr, a liitle weaker. ,? Both the Paps and'the Chicks began preparing for their tough engagement this afternoon and .Coaches Russell Mosley and Stabler •have hard scrimmage sessions Jlned. ^Up for this week. The Pups will have ;lBut three days in which to get ready while the Chicks will have three :"days of hard practice and one ses- j«ion of .limbering up before tackling the Tigers. .{: In South Mississippi County this Veek five of the county's six Class ,B teums are slated for action wilh .two games to be played in the Bounty. 5 Osceola's undefeated Seminoles .4ravel4o West Memphis lo meet lhe •Jinbeaten Blue Devils of"West Memphis High School wliile Wilson. Kel- *fr, Dyess and Shawnee play In the ^eounty. ••' Wilson and Dyess are slated to meet at Dyess Friday afternoon and Keiser journeys to Joiner for a tilt -'"- Shawnee. 1 THEATRE j Manila, Ark. ':, Monday & Tuesday 'tfmmmmm Hi Bi[ in mmmmmm -; ADVENTURE «.d ACTION •t tkt Fibulous tone StirStitt! HOW THEY NATIONAL LEAGUE IV L St. Louis 95 54 .. . Brooklyn Philadelphia New York Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago .... 94 .... 19 .... 13 .... 73 .... 67 .... liO .... 59 AMERICAN LEAGUE W Boslon , 93 New York 93 Detroit 87 Cleveland 83 Philadelphia 79 Chicago 02 St. Loins 51 Washington 48 L 55 55 64 65 TO 86 100 101 Pet .W .«3 .•100 .393 Pet M'lS .516 .5(11 .5110 .419 .338 .322 Yesterday's Rpstilts SOUTHERN I.CARUK <Final Playoff Mobile 4, Nashville 3. NATIONAL I.;:.Af71JK St. Louis 6, Chicago I. Philadelphia 5. Brooklyn 3. New York 3-4. Boston 2-2. Pittsburgh 7-5, Cincinnati 3-3. AMERICAN I.KAUUE Boston 4. New York' 1 Cleveland 7, Detroit 1. Philadelphia 8-0, Washington 5-4 Chicago 7-2. St. Louis 5-0. Today's Games NATIONAI I.KAtiUE No games -scheduled. AMERICAN I.KACiUE Boston at New York. (Only game scheduled, South Blytheville Defeats Tioers Of Armorel 8 to 4 The South Blytlieville Independents spoiled the Armorel Tiger.s' season closing yesterday afternoon by defeating Minion Dyer's 8-4 in an abbreviated contest at Armorel Park. The game, after getting a late •iclory over North Texas State at Litllc Rock aturday night. "We showed possibilities, and If we can get Alvin Duke In there at right half, especially on pass defense, we'll have a good ball club," the head mentor continued, "We'll probably get beat against Texas Christian here Saturday, but anyone who beats us will have to play ball." Barnie said Uuke's injured ankle has been Improving slowly but that he hopes the team's captain will be able lo play against Ihei Horned Frogs. He said (he coaching staff »ho will try lo briug lilile Sammy Fu ro , who scored on a beautiful 35-yard run Saturday nighl. along "a liute faster" al the halfback slot. l>efens» Kle Weakness i.s-e— particularly against aerials—will be the big order In the Razorback practice camp this week "We'll have lo be on our toes if ICU throws 42 passes against us as il did against Oklahoma A & M •• Barnhill declared he was "worried considerably" over the Porkers' defensive showing against Noil'h Icxas, but added: "We've been concentrating on offense, our new T-formation R ,,d haven'l spent much ii me on defense. " On the brighter side, he said he was very pleased with Ihe performance of fullback Leon .Muscles) Cninpbell, who showed no ill effects of his hernia in personally « c - coumlng for 237 yards rushing aild scoring on runs of 53 and 76 yards and with his team's spirit He commented thai he was "sai- sned" with his .sophomore %»„. terlnicks. One of them, Don LoZ scored tow touchdowns and helped CampbeUjvitl, good faking. ' Miners Take 4-1 Decision From Brockett's Store The Number .Miners closed out (heir ,949 home .season yesferday afternoon wilh a 4-1 victory over Ihe Brocketl Store nine of Stanley, The Miners have bill one game ef o play this season. That Ls leluin engiigeineiH with Brockell Store n l Stanley npxt Sunday C,rover Whlltle. after allowing „,„ "in In Die second iimiiiK pitched MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1949 Pf-9,r, •tp^pfc ' .'.A, ,.*>, '(-* i ^ *^^«!iM l^'^l^.%£ wt).': y>, ^1^:;^ks& Jourii-r News Photos CHICK ASA W I.1NKMKN—Line Coach John Staples is depending mute a bit on these lads coming through to furnish added power for his Blytheville Chicks forward wall. However, center Elmer Richardson (upper right, has temporarily been scratched from Staples' list due lo a collar bone fracture which will keep him out of action for most of the season. At upper left is j. c. Broke who will handle most of the center work. In the bottom photo are guard Jerry Phillips tlefn and end Thomas Prince. Pornell Wins No. 25 to Move Bosox Into First Place Tie with Yankees pitch of shut o,, ball In " slui't. was celled at the end ol eight Innings due to darkness. .Kenny Men ill weal all (lie way for South Blytheville giving up seven hil.5. Lefty Jerry Dean wen! tin;' distance for the Tigers allowing nine hits. At the end of the same Loon Ashby. Tiger first, baseman, was! presented a $'25 cast) award for i having the best baiting average for j the Tisers since July 31. He hit a I •,•„..,•« 1,. r l,. Aft ' ' "[.IIS seven innings winning for I ^"" lum-L^. i nree rnni In the fifth and one in the eighth «ve lhe Miners- their margin Scott and Btoel shared mo ,,,, d rtiitips for the visitors and allowed » e Nmers hut rive hit, but several of them went for extra bases Box score: Si-oil p-lf".,.'.'..'. Bizzel ss McCiillough 3b .. .lames ib R. Blzzeii iflp '.'.' Edwards c R. McCullough rf Wilson ,-r lusty .444. Box scorns: South Rlj-lhrvllle Duclos 5S A. Dudos 2b ... Fisher If B. Lutes Ib . ... J. Gin Icy c McHaffey c J. nuclos 3b Mitchell ef Lines cf R. Lutes rf Bunch, rf 2 I I j Merritt p I Number Miie AH R H j QeLong If ... • 3 ' 2 I Jones cf .331] ,,t es ,. •211 Bacr c '.'.'" • •102 Letlhcllpi- c . • 300! O'Kane rf ... .100' lingers 2b 3 1 0 i Williams Ib . .300: Whittle p .000 1 0 0 Totals AR .. ^ .. 4 ,. 5 .. 2 .. 3 .. 3 . . 2 ... 4 .. 4 31 AB .. 4 .. 3 .. 4 .. 3 .. I .. 3 .. 1 .. 3 .. 2 .. 2 28 Totals Armorrl Morton If ....... Carson ef ...... Filis ss ......... Whistle rf-c ____ B. Wilson 2b ... Ashhv 11) ..... Johnson 2b-ib-c F.. Wilson 3b ... Youns rf ....... West 2b ........ Dean p ........ 4 ' jj frank Stranahan Wr'ns 29 B 9 Western Amateur Title A'! R II ..4 0 2 ..410 ..400 ..421 ..100 ..302 -.411 ..301 ..200 Totals ST. I.OUfS. Sopt. 26. r,7'.-^Frank Strnnahan. who opened the 1!H9 major golH s'nson with n victory In the North - South Amalcur championship lasl April, closed il by winning his second weslern ama- terr title. Stranaba'i. who plays the major tournaments of the world around the calendar year, yesterday dls- , - nnsed of Walter Cisco, young Louis- 0 vj]Ie, Ky,. Irwyer. 5 and 4. in a scheduled 36-hold western cham- 4 7 oionship inalch. BLrTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWKS'I ADMISSION I'KICK ANYWHKRE! Reserved Seals im Sal* al (he Legion Arena from 6 p.m Every Monday Monday, September 26 ADULTS 5(lc — CHI1.DKKN 15c New Slarting Time 8:15 BOX SEATS 1 Sc EXTRA ^ (T>1 lixlodfj) TAG MATCH RALPH GARABALDI and JOE WELCH versus BUDDY KNOX and GORILLA MACIAS Also Two 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches B>' liiilph Riulen Associafeil I'ress Sports Writer When Tom Yawkey. millionaire owner of the Boslon Red Sox said "Those darn palookn.? of mine arc going lo be lhe American Lcaquc champs," everyone thought it was a good crack. Well, lliose palockas are tied with the New York Yankees for first place in the American League today, a position they expect to better by nightfall. Lcdy Mrl Pamel! pitch-d the rampaging Red Sox inlo a flalfoot- eri tie yesterday M lie downed [tie Yanks, 4-1, with a neat four-hitler before a howling mob of 35,517 lans at Boston. The Red Sox take on the Yanks in the Stadium today with Lefty Maurice McDermott (5-4) scheduled to go for the palookas against New York's Tommy Byrne (15-1). A triumph for either party would Just about, settle the issue. Fallowing today's battle both teams will have five games left to riiy In- cnlding.two at the New York park next Saturday and Sunday. In between meetings the Red Sox play inston and the Yanks three witli three gnmes with last place Wash- Ihc pesky fifty place Philadelphia Athletics. Curds Win, T)od;ers T,os« While the Red Sox stiffened the Y.inln yralcrdiiy the St. Louis Cardinals zoomed into a commanding one and one-half game .lead over the Brooklyn Dodgers in the National League race. The Cards beat the Chicago Cubs. -61, while the Philadelphia Phils slit the Dodgers, 5-3. SI. Louis and Brooklyn, marking time today, have five and four gatnes left to play, respectively. The Cards have tliree dates with the last place Cubs and two wilh sixth place Pittsburgh. The Dodgers have two meetings with the Phils and two with Hasten. Should the Curds win only three of_ their remaining live games it would assure them of no worse than a lie, providing Brooklyn takes all foi;r of its games. Pour Cardinal victories and thai old chant of "wait until next year" will be revived in the borough vvhcre the famous tree sprouts. Harry (The. Cat) Brechcnn tamed the Cubs on six hit.', and collected four of the Cards' 12 safeties. The crafty lefthander hatted in three runs and was only ruiflrri in the fourth when rookie Bill Serena ho- mered. Branca Furred tn Quit Ralph Branca started tor Brook- lyn and pitched seven brilliant innings. Branca allowed only five hit-s and fanned nine but a blister fore- ! ed him out of action. Jack Banta look over and the Fliils quickly went • to town. s i 'In oilier National League games [ the New York Giants downed the • Boston Braves, 3-2 and 5-2 and the Pittsburgh Pirates clipped Ihe Cincinnati Reds, 7-3, and 5-3.- j Bob Lemon turned in his 21st Vic- ' lory fur Cleveland as he pitched lhe Indians lo 7-1 victory over lhe De-; trolt Tigers. In other American i League games the Philadelphia Ath- [ letics beat Washington. 8-5, then '• bowed, 4-0. to Dick Weik of the ; Senators in the seven inning finale.! The Chicago White Sox defeated the [ St. Louis Browns, 7-5, and then lost, ti-2 to the Browns. Henderson Tips ArkansasCollege Reddles Take AIC Opener 47-20; Tech Defeated by Hardin Br dears' Mlllfr LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 26. W|—A powerhouse Henderson State Teachers Football squad bumped a game Arkansas College learn 47 to '20 In the weekend thriller of Arkansas Intercollegiate football play. Henderson displayed a slam-bane ground attack sparked by slzzllnt; miming at three scat backs. Bill MontRomcry, 155 pound Henderson halfback, romped through the luckless Arkansas College line twice for touchdowns. Other standouts were fullback James Ethrlrfi-e, end Dick Hays and Dan "Tick" Bass, a rapid boy from Hot Springs. Henry Stewart scored all three Arkansas College touchdowns. Sam Bailey kept Ouachlta In the win column us he flipped two touchdown heaves to best a good Magnolia A. and M. team 27-7. Arkansas Tech. prematurely picked to win the AIC conference rare, receiver! a sound thrashing from an underrated "lardin College (Tex) team in nussellville. The final score, Hnrdin College 33. Tech 0. Last wnek's results: Henderson 47. Ark. College 20. Ouchita 'J7. Magnolia A. and M. 7. Hendrlx 20. Ozarks 0. Little Rock Junior College 25. State Teachers 8. Oklahoma City Univ. 33. Ark. A. i and M. 8. Mississippi College 19, Arkansas State 7. Hardin College (Texas) 33, Ark. Tech 0. This week's schedule: College of 'he Ozarks at Arkansas Tech; Magnolia A. and M. at Hcncfrix; Henderson at Arkansas A. and M.: State Teachers at Ovachita: Arkansas State at NAT- TC of Mcmnhls; Missouri Baptist at Arkansas Collese. and'Universitv nf Ark. FIT men 'at Little Rock Junior College. Meroney Books 4 Heavyweights For Tqg Tussle Tag match wrestling will return to the American Legion's mat pro- for a special grudge match. Promoter Mike Meroney lias booked four tough heavyweights lo battle tonight in the main event of the Legion's bouts at Memorial Auditorium and highlighting the pro?ram will be the return of an old- timer. Ruddy Knox. Knox comes back to the Blylhe- vlllc ring after an absence of more than n ye s ir to tenm with Gorilla Marias against. Ralph Garabalnl anl Joe Welch in the tng match fca- ILIIC which is expected to develop into a wild, free-swinging aiiair. Knox is a 200-pounrt veteran of Meioney's shows and is considered rme of the toughest wrestlers evcV to perform here. His partner. Ma- <'ias. is one of the three wrestling brothers from Mexico City. In addition to the main event. Iwn or'.e-fall preliminary bouts are also on tonight's card. In the first GarabaUII will meet Mactas and in (lie second Welch will tangle with Knox. Malvern Placed On Probation by AAA Committee LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 26—Wj— Malvern High School, whose fans threw rocks at a visiting football team, has been placed on probation al least until Dec. 1. 1950. by the Arkansas Athletic Association. The AAA Executive Committee, at a meeting here Saturday, heard reports on the mistreatment of Conway High School players at Malvern Sept. 16, and announced that Malvern is subject to "automatic suspension for recurrence of an incident similar to the stoning by Maivern spectators or for any other violation of regulations'' of cancel their games with that school, if they desire, without penalty. The Executive Committee also decreed that officials may refuse (o work games at Malvern. Tlie stoning of Conway players was blamed on the spectators' dissatisfaction with officiating in the game, which Conway won, 20-0. NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:50 p.m. Matinee Saturda7 & Sundays Mat.-Snn. 1 p.m. Cnnt Showlnt Manila, Ark. Shows EVKHY N LADY SIZE—(V three-pound Spanish mackerel is lady-size and lady-like got, according to Pauline Di.von of Morehead City. N.C. Lady-like got means they are easily caught by a trolling lure on the surface of the water ofl North Carolina. "Lady-si^e means a three-pound- er is just right for a fish-hungry lacly's supper these early days of the fall runs. — Grammar School Gridders Begin Practice Today Practice In the Blylhevllle ft Grammar School FWball League started today with the loop assured of at least four entries, J. P. Garrott, Y director said today. Schools that have already entered teams in the league are Lajige, Central, Sudbury and Yarbro. Mi'. Garrott said that coaches h»4 been secured for three of the four that at least one is needed lor Yar- teains that have alredy entered and bro. Persons Interested are asked to contact Mr. Garrott at the Y. A schedule for play In the league is being drawn up and Is expected to be completed within a week. Equipment will be issued to the young players next Keek, Mr. Garrott said. Southern League Scene Shifts to NASHVILLE, Tcnn., Sept. 26-W1 — T h e Pennant-winning; Nashvlll* Vols bring the Mobile Bears home with them today, hoping to win a game and the Southern Associat:. -i Shaughncssy playoff In Sulphur Dell tonight. If the vols can I>o',vl the Bears over on their home diamond tonight, they win the best of seven series four games to two. The Vols let a big three run lead slip through their fingers last night in Mobile and the Bears edged them, 4 to 3. Heroes for Mobile where big eGorge Shuba, who slammed one over the right field wall with two aboard, and veteran righthander Charlie Cam- aklis, who turned in a sterling relief performance. . Lr>U/se Suggs Wins j Women ' s National Q i from Georgia Is the new queen of ; the Women's National Oolf Open. , Rlie fired a five-imrlcr-pnr 70 m Prince George Country Chib ves- 'rrday to give her a 72-holc total of 'Jill nnd a H-slroke margin over Babe Didrikson Zaharlas. Monti iiy "GAL WHO TOOK TO THE WEST" Also.Slmrts Tuesday "ARCTIC MANHUNT' wilh iVItchacI Conrad Alsn Shnrls Garabaidi YI. Mocios Knox Wc7ch What we mean by a DRY BEER! • Dry beer is not — v ^-, sw ect. It's beer as beer should taste—cool, clean, full-bodied. It's always refreshing, leaves tro clinging ,ifter-tasfe. Try ' Stag and taste what we mean! W«t«f» Irtwery C». ItfftvHk, Illimit St. Lf«h, Miuwri BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE LAST DAV • Open 6:,10 Also Color Co-Hit K/ittt COfOK *T TICHNICOIO* AJ.SO NKWS • CARTOON And You Get • Spare Time Training at Hcrne With Regular Army Equipment • Extra Money at Regular Army Rates of Pay • Credit Toward Retirement Pay at No Cost to V'ou ' • Promotions as Yon Learn Skills Aiding You in Your Civilian Job SEE OR CAlL Co. M., 153rd Inf. ""^1 PICK-UPS STAKES PANELS come in for a tt 11 BARGAIN DEAL Blytheville Motor Co. "South'i Finest Service"Broadway & Chickasawba Phone 4422 TUKS. FAMILY THRIFT N'ICHT Adults l.V; Children lOc IX-GUH Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Oct 1 r . , Finals In the Amateur Show Those \Vho Like lo Square Dance are Cordially Inviled! — Featuring — Garrett Snuff Variety Gang with Jackie Boy Pennington Adm. Adults 75c - Children 25c This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dance

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