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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 17, 1949
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVn.LK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, OCTOBER 17,' 1349 Chicks Meet Memphis Catholic Friday - Paps to Play Marked Tree Juniors * Juniors Seeking Game Scheduled * For Haley Field Tribe Back at Work Today Prepping for Invasion of Terriers The Blythevllle clileks. (lie District Three AA crown safely back in their wigwam, take a week off from Ihe state grid races this week to tangle with (he Catholic High Terriers of Memphis at Haley Field Friday night. The Chicks invaded Joncsbsro last Friday-litalit, put their district crown on the line, and brought it safely back home with a 37-12 decision over the Joriesboro Hurricane, their only Double AA competitors fn ihe district. And now they must begin thinking In terms of: defending their slate Double A crown. Coach Hu.ssell Mos^v's tribe Is hoping that Friday night's engagement -with the Mraiphls Catholic team will be just a warn) up for their exnected toirsh encounter with the Nashville Scrapncrs. a strong Class, A learn, the following week But Mosley's braves plan to take ho chances, as very little is known about t^e Terriers this year. Chicks Won last Year Last year the Terriers were rated as on* of the weaker teams In Mem'-.HIs and the Chicks rolled over them 35-"6 with reserves playing 'most of the game. That was the first •• meeting between the two teams and the tribe will be out to make It two straight wins over the Catl-.oifc squad. Coach Mosley had his chicks back at work today to open preparations for their coming tilt with the Mem- phinns, Today's drill was scheduled to be the usual light Monday workout \jith harder practices slated for tomorrow and Wednesday. The.Chicks probably will spend considerable time this week on defensive work as defense remained their weakest point In the Jones- borq\ game. And, tod, the Chicks remember Catholic High's deadly aerial game of last year and naturally will expect more of the sime (his week They 'also are expected to spend some' time this week in briefing on Tennessee rules as the game probably will be diMded as far as rules are concerned - with Arkansas rules pre\ ailing m one half and Tennessee In the other, as •was the ca<e last jear. LOOKS PART — Center We, Gardner is heralded as Utah's flnest sophomore in a decade. Askew Calls Porker Cagers 'nto Practice five-Day Fishing Derby Opens at Hot Springs HOT SPRINGS, Ark; Oct. 17. —A f lye-day IlsUiug derby ou'lAk Hamilton and Catherine here opeii- ed today, and-niore than $3,000 In cash and pn^es *ill go to angleis hauling in the biggest ones. The- event is sponsored by the Lake Hamilton" Playgrounds Association in an effort to boost the seasonal sports trade. The grand.prize of Sl.OOO will go to the' angler catching the largest blnek'"bass ton the final day, Saturday. FAYKTr-EVILLE, Ark.. Oc;t, IT ^—Basketball practice started at he University of Arkansas today :ith a ue\v coach nnd a flock of ieu players on hand. Coach Pressley Askew, succeeding 3ene Lambert, counted on just four cttcrmen foi' the opening rtvnl 'hey are Gerald Hticlspeth. Jitnrjij .Jatlicarl. . Rob'WUlinms ami Nor- sti Price, Another letterman from last sea- oh's lenm, which won a shnre o he Southwest Conference champ onship, big Bob Ambler, will vcnor vhen'he completes his duties witl he .Porker football team nex iionfh. New hands, however, are expecle i play Important roles. Amon hesc are Dnddy Waller, high scoring transfer from Magnolia A. hd M.; D, L- .Miller and Jac! ioss. who were in sciioo! here Ins winter but were ineligible, am Walter Kcarns, Pat Sunimernll tvn Don Lo?ue, up from Ihe frcshma cam. The latter (wo still are bus with football, however. Also cdutitrd on for considerable action Is Sammy Smith, former attle Rock liiph school .star who was heW out of action to preserve 1 three years of eligibility when '. became a sophomore al initi- Lerm last season. Bulldogs to Lay Record on Line Wilson's Grid Team Faces Sloan-Hendrix In 'B' Headliner Wilson High School's Bulldogs, only unbeaten team I" the county, ay their perfect record on the ne Friday night when they meet he SIoan-Hendrlx Academy eleven f Imbotien ai Wilson Friday night i the headlincr of n full slate of 31ass B games involving county nins this week. The Biilldoxs are boasting a rec- rd of four consecutive victories ^a ai none of their first four enfiage- nenls have they scored less than 0 points and their goal line has een crossed only three times. Last week Coach Roy Stobangh's Canines rolled over the Trumam Wildcats by a 33-0 score to run their ictory string to lour straight. The most points scored against them his year were made by Lnxora's 'anthers who pushed over two Ollclidowns. That was in the Bull- Ions' first game of the season, The Semlnole.s of Osceola, who ot back on ihe winning trail «(tei temporary detour last week, hi the road for the second tinit thli season, traveling to FUighes. The Semlnoles have played foil fames at home and only one rii he road In their first five week of action. Their only oUier road ;ame was at West Memphis whlc! hey \von by a narrow 7-Q margin Seminoles to Meet Hughe* Coach Rube Boyce Is e.xpcclin: another lough one with Hushes am this game should afford the Sem .noles a" good lest again s stronger Class B competition of th state. By comparative scores again? common opponents (he Seminoie rank a little stronger than Hughe Last week Hushes rolled over th Parkin Tigers 24-0 and Osceola de fealed the Tigers 52-1 In the opener for both teams. Luxora's hapless Panthers, wli lave yet to win a game, visit Dyes Friday afternoon lor a game wit Coach Tom Parks' Dyess Eagle The Panthers have lost meeting with Wilson. Keiscr and Osceol while the Eagles have deteate Reiser, lost to Cteceola, won from Tnmiann aud lost to West Mem phis. Shnvvnee's Indians, defeated la week by a gold Earle team, v journey to Marion to meet Marlon Tartars who won over the Reiser Yellow Jackets 19-0 last week. The Indians are .boasting two wins against three losses so fur this, season and this game, will be rated a. '.oss-up. . Keiser's Yellow Jackets are expecting a rough way to go against Harrisbmg this week and will be raicd as the underdogs. The game will be played at Reiser. DODGER SWEEPS—Gene Hcrm'ahski fields cigar ashes from Yankees' Phil Rizzuto as Brooklyn outfielder begins paying ofl World Series bet. Hermanski will sweep floor nightly in Newark N. J., clothing store where both are employed as salesmen off-season Razorbacks to Meet Vanderbilt In Nashville, Tenn., Saturday Livestock Parade Is Biq Feature of ITS Horse Show KANSAS CITY. Oct. 17. f/Pi—A million-dollar pnrade of live-stock was one of the highlights yesterday at afternoon and evening programs of the American Roya] Horse Show Various winners among the cnUle breeds were included in the parade. More than 1 '2,000 |j ers o us we re on hand for yesterday's programs. Edwin C. Eggert, manager of the horse show, announced last night that, for the first time in iLs history, the royal this year vdll include competition in the hcacy harness hackney division. Eggert said a lack of exhibitor. 1 ; was responsible for elimination of the dictator*.' Mrs. LnnlR Long Combs, whose l.onavlcw. Mo., stables pnfries have competed in the 50 pervious shows, will .show in the Pennsylvania National Horse Show at Hanisburg. Pa,, this week. In other royal activities yesterday, Oklahoma A, and M. College's lead- r'.s special. A roan shorthorn, \VFI.S champion steer ol his breed. 'HONEST—This flathcad catfish weighing -H pounds and 42 inches in length, was pulled on l of the Mississippi River near Dubuque. la. Bill Lenslra used a iroul line Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasawba We Specialize in We Delivef Phone 2043 I'li'nly of I'arkitiR Space "Meats and Groceries Social Security Booklet No. 35 xwcrs most questions about your Federal olri-age and survivors ,ln- 11 ranee. Arkansas Tech Annexes Third Straight AIC Win UTTLE ROCK. Oct. 17. (fl 1 )— The •Wonder Boys" of Arkansas Tech stretcl\ed-"tlieir string of conference wins tb;iU)i-ee straight Saturday «l»h a lesoimding 44-0 victory over previously potent Arkansas College Tech ^undefeated in AIC piay Hits year—showed a Dart's Dny capacity crowd of some 3.500 an explosive running game raised with a wide open parsing offense. Alter a scoreless fivst period, the Wonder Boys struck swiftly for six touchdowns through the startler Arkansas College defense. The reg tilars went to the showers al the. rmlt. i It was Tech center Don Dempsey: who started the rout. Dempsey took • an Arkansas College punt early In (lie seco'id quarter and romped 35 yards for a touchdown. A150 a standout \YP.E quarterback Jimmy Albright' who ran for two touchdowns and flipped a pass'for another. I Arkansas A. and M. took their ' first victory in five .starts with a Hi-6 trouncing of stubborn Hcndrix. The Aggies gambler! on fovuth- clown running plays inside their own territory and made them pay off for scores. ' Henderson kept In the undefeated bracket with a listless 12-0 victory over Arkansas State Teachers. The Reddles were "Clnt" for the tutor's tilt, but still had enough punch to shove across two touchdowns. Middle Tennessee spotted Arkansas State seven points and tlien opened up their big gnus to come out on top of n 25-13 final count In another non-conference game College of the Ozarks fought Northeastern Oklahoma to a 19-19 draw FAYETTEVIbLE, Ark., Oct. 17.—*W)—Trying to forget two .straight, Southwest Conference defeats, 'thej Arkansas Ra7.orbacks today started- Betting ready for their, biggest In-! Itrsecllonal football game of the; They will go to Nashville, Temi.,' to meet a strong Vanderbilt eleven J Saturday.. And, while the Commodores arc certain to be favorites, they may give the nazovbacks something ol a breathing spell. They aren't accustomed to throwing, nearly so many forward passes as flre Arkansas' conference foes. It was passing that erased a two- touchdown Porker Lead and resulted ma 21-14 defeat at the hands of the University of Texas at ijttle Hock Saturday. Aerials had broken the Arkansans' back against Baylor he week before. Vanderbilt won its third game in our starts by beating Florida, 22 o 17 Saturday night. The Coinmo- lores threw eight passes, cornplct- r.g three. ' Campbell Injured But Coach John Barnhill of Arkansas isn't taking anything for grunted about- .the Commodores' i'assing. He said his scont.s reported "Vandy" has shown quite a versatile attack." Backfield problems appear biggest to Barnhill this week. He was satis- lied with the Porker line play against Texas, but In addition to the secondary's inability to knock down passes two backs are on the injured liM. Leon (Muscles) Campbell was carried out of the game with a knee injury. Barnhill said that, while he won't know for certain for a few days," Campbell should be -able to |:lfty some at Nashville. There's also a problem .at right halfback. Neither Alvin Duke, handicapped by a multitude ot injuries, nor any of his replacements looked very good last Saturday. Except for Campbell and Duke, he coach said he believed his squall o be in good physical^condition. Sports Roundup by Hugh fulltrton Jr. NEW YORK, Oct, 17— (&)— Lou Little, a . recent convert to two- plattoh football, maintains: "If I had to do It over again, in the light of experience, 1 never would play Lou Kusserow on defense. As good a.runner as he is ought to be as fresh and as near his best as possible when he gets to carry the ball." . . .That's one cogent argument, but even Little admits that in such a case there's always the chance that a guy like Kusserow will intercept a pass and run even farther than he would 1 on RO offensive play ... Casey Stengel advances the theory that Pacific Coast baseball players coming up to the majors fail to show their best because they can't stand the midsummer neat in eastern cities . . . Don Gchrmann, Wisconsin track captain, recently was awarded a •share in a scholarship which goes to 'Ian athelete or good moral character, of good standing as a scholar and who shows ability as a leader." Girls' Cage Team To Play in Wilson Arkansas Travelers And Business Men To Meet Wednesday WILSON, Oct. 7 — Hazel Walker a»(i her Arkansas Travelers, a professional fil]-w o m a n basketball team, will perform In Wilson Wednesday nlghl. They arc scheduled to meet a team of Wilson business men in a game Co be called at 8 o'clock. Miss Walker, who is considered one of the top women athletes in the nation and to the sporting world is known s "Miss Basket ball." During her M years as ai amateur she was picked on the AH- America n team 10 consecutive years, a record that still stands, played on five championship t/jitns and on three that were runners- up. She is known as a free throu atrist, held the national free throw crown'' for six years, the international Utle for two years and her record of 49 out of 50 tries has never been broken in national tournament history. Miss Walker is a native Arkansan from Little Rock. Other members of her team wil Include Miss ina Verne Warn eke from Mt. Ida. Ark., a sister of Loi Warneke, ex-major league pitcher who was an all-staler for I years; Miss Wllma Began of Para gould who qolned the professions ranks only a year ago. after rec eiving all-state honors at Paragonl High School, adn Mlv» Peggy Dea: of Marked Tree, who played o several of Marked Tree Hig School's famed girls team. Also on the team are Miss Carolyn Daniels, a .six-footer from Albany. Ga., who turned pro only this year after three years of amateur and independent* basketball; ;Miss Mary Alice (Peaches! Hatcher of Colqnitt. Ga-, who played with the Olson All-American Red Heads last year and Miss Georgia Mulllns who hails from Olive Hill, Ky., who is aso a newcomer to the professional ranks. PORTABLE DUCK BLIND— New on the market it protects hunters from chilling rain. Packed in a wooden casa, which serves as a seat and carries a small stove and kit,' the device opens into a circular shelter 12 feet in circumference and 4* inches high- Benny, at Last, To Port with Something HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 17. |7P> — Jnck Benny finally will part with something;. The rndio conicdinn entered n Eiuspltal yesterday after his broadcast to rid himself of n nasal obstruction. His doctor said the operation, to be pevCmmed today, will lie a' situ- pi e one and Benny will be home in a few days. Monday Matinee Bill' DeWttt nf the Browns has beet] making Inquires about locating a pro football 'franchise somewhere in Texas. He snys a friend wants to tnke the flier . . . Lew Andrews is celebrating his 25th year at Syracuse University, his 25th season as basketball coach and hi.s 25th wedding anniversay this winter.. And he has scheduled 25 basketball games . . . The Cardinals hope to have their fancy new ball park (ca parity 45,000) ready for the 1951 season. They'le start build- Ing it in February—and if they're smart they'll start building a. pcu- naiit-winning ball club even sooner. Rabbits Plague Big City NEW YORK — r.-FJ-^ Despite the York metropolitan area, small game Mill is available not nut*? miles from the downtown skyscraper urea. Particularly is this true with rabbits who seem to delight In making home gardens an Important source of their food supply. Quote, Unqunte Floyd (Ben) Sell war tzwatder, Syracuse U- football coach: "If II take* three consecutive good freshmen teams to build »P a .strong varsity team,' I'm Just getting things set up nicely tor my successor. I have a three-year contract." San Francisco To Meet Yankees In Top Pro Game NEW YORK, Oct. 17. OP) — San Francisco's powerhouse will defend its All-America Conference leadership against the red hot New York .Yankees Sunday in. the pro football game of the week. This could be the sternest test of the season for the 49ers. The third-place Yankees have won their last three games, including yesterday's 24-21 verdict over Baltimore. San Francisco continued on its rampage in the only ulher A AC game, played, crushing the Buffalo Bills 51-7. Only one team—the .Los Aneeles Rams—remained unbeaten in either the National Football League or the AAC. The Rams, leaders ol (he NFL's Western Division, made their seasonal record 4-0-0 by trimming the Detroit Lions, 21-10. The champion Philadelphia. Engs suffered their first setback in mr 194H starts when they bowed to the Chicago Bears 38-21. The Pittsburgh Steelers, thanks a 21-17 conquest over the New York Giants, moved Into a tie with i-he Eagles for the Eastern Division leadership. Tn other National League games, the Chicago Cardinals downed Green Bay. 39-17. and the Washington Redskins beat the New York BulldoRS, 38-14. Canny, Clements Again Teamed for Mat Performance Bill Canny and Ray Clements, who teamed together in a tag match here two weeks ago, return to the American Legion's wrestling ring tonight for another tag appearance. Canny and Clements, who were victorious in the first pairing, will BO against Jack Pappenhelmer and Roy Welch in the best two of three falls tag event that will be the feature bout on the Legion's card at Memorial Auditoruim tonight, Clements, a Texas toughie, made his initial appearance here two weeks ago and lits performance won a return booking last week. He halLs from L-'hock,. Tex., and Is regarded as one of the test icavyweights to come out of the Southwest in many years- Pappenlicimer is a Chicago heavyweight who has made one previous appeavance in Blylheville. He performed here some three years ago and returned to this circuit only recently. Two one-fall preliminary bouts will complete tonight's billing with Canny meeting, Pappenheimer in the first and Welch tackling Clements in the second- 2nd Straight Win Coach Stabler'* Tiib« To be Favored Over Poinsert Couririans Coach Earl Stabler's Papooses, who rolled over Paragould 39-0 last week lor their first win of the season, go after win No. 2 Thursday night when they tangle with the Marked Tree junior Indians at Haley Field. And for the second consecutive week the Paps will lie favored. Marked Tree's juniors have hart only a mediocre season, tying Paragould one week, defeating the i Bullpnps 12-0 the next and then were smothered by Jonesboro the following Thursday. Coach Stabler had his Junior tribe back at work today preparing for the • Indians' invasion. The Paps went immediately Into hard drills, skipping usually light Monday workouts as they will have OT'-' two days In which to get ready for the Marked Tree encounter. Coach Stabler has another tough scrimmage lined up for tomorrow afternoon with Wednesday's drills to be only a light limbering up workout. The juniors emerged from their walk-away with Puragould unscathed except for a few minor bruises and the Paps are expected to be iii top shape for this week's gaine. The Paps for the past three years have had an easy time with the Junior Indians winning their games by large scores. Two years ago they opened the season with a 50-0 win over the Poinsett Countlans and last year they won the game golnz away. Thursday night's game is scheduled for 8 o'clock. Cor Caroms Off Horse, Hits Another Auto; Six Are Killed and One Hurt Harris Mentioned As Washington's Manager in 1950 t WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. CAP) — Biicky Harm may tell Clark Griffith this week whether he wauls to manage the Washington Senator* baseball team. Griffith, who holds controlling interest in the American Leagua team, has talked to Harris about the situation. Are there any others in mind for the position? "Yes. Buckey'.s just one of th» men that I am considering," Griffith said. Joe Kuhcl has been let out as the Washington manager. His learn wound up in the cellar this year, ,47 games behind the champion Yankees. . Harris U'as not available for comment but Bill Starr, owner of the San Diego club which Harris now manages, said "Bucky has promt.sed to let me know by the end of thi» week whether or not he will manage Washington." SWC Basketball Teams To Begin Drills Today DALLAS, Oct. 17- -fcPj—Basket- ball erfges into the picture in the SoutInvest Conference today. The start of the season is A month and a half away. But practice begins at all the seven schools. Baylor comes up with top prospects as usual with six senior lettermen. Three Cars Collide But 'Jaywalker' Saved ROCHESTER. N.Y., Oct. 17. f,p»— A white duck waddled onto a busy highway. Four cars piled up end-to-end. Three-year-old Linda Peters, nrtin; in one of them, was slightly hurt. The duck got across without ruffled leather. FERRIDAY, La., Oct. 17— {X*i— An automobile slammed into a horse, bounced across the highway ane! crashed into another car last night, killing six persons and seriously injuring another. The cars struck with such terrific impact they had to be pulled apart to remove the victims. One of those killed was Cecil Syd ney Cn mp of Baton Roug e head of the Hydraulics En^ineerin; Department at Louisiana State University. A woman and two young boys killed in the wreck were ten tativcly identified as Camp's wife and sons. 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