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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 18, 1949
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*AGE EIGHT (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER -18, 1949 Chicks, Paps Begin Drilling for Home Games This Week ' Blytlieville's two schoolboy grid'teams, tlie 1!M8 state champion Chickasaws and^ llie junior Papooses were back at work''yesterday preparing Tor home titlts this week in which both will be favored to win. -•'. The Chicks went to work on offensive drills in preparation for the engagement with Memphis' Catholic High Terriers at Haley Field Friday night, and the Papooses began their two-day drill period for their encounter Thursday night with the Marked Tree Junior Indians. H, too, will be ' played at Haley Field. *^— —— V^The Paps spent most of the afternoon in a hard scrimmage, with both offensive and defensive play stressed. Coach Earl Stabler spent sjjme time In further schooling his junior charges In the art of block- Ing antl tackling which has been ope of their biggest weaknesses this season. -'During- yesterday's workout, the Junior chieftan sent his tribe through a gruelling .session of head- on tackling and blocking downfield before tapering off with a full time sifrlmmage session, i. The Chicks witnessed the usually light Monday workout with the regulars spending most of the afternoon running and ironing out the kinks In their muscles from the Jbnesboro tilt last week. fi Reserves Scrimmage •-^However, Coaches Russell Mpsley atld John Staples had the reserves scrimmaging with the Recent on offensive play- The reserves' head biltt ing-session lasted for-approxi- rnately ah hour before a halt was oilled. , •^jBoth teams-are slated for hard work today. The Juniors svill climax their'pre-game drills (his af- ti'rnpbn : and will not work tomorrow' except for a light limbering up ctrill tomorrow night. SThe Chicks are scheduled to be- 'gin their hard work this'afternoon jfith another rough session slated for tomorrow. They will taper off .Trith a light workout Wednesday afternoon ^Th« chicks appeared In top physical condition after the tough game ,yith Jonesboro last week and only was plagued with was guard Jimmy who spent'most of the af- Jefnoon '.trotting. exercising a strained muscle which .he suffered during . yesterday's .workout. How- "$ver, the Injury is not e;.pected to keep him but of action Friday Y Independent Cage League To be Formed The first step in organizing a basketball league for men is scheduled for tonight at 7:30 when team managers, sponsors and players meet In the "Y" rooms. Plans will be discussed for reviving league play such as was conducted by the "Y" in the 1947-48 season but'al- lowed to lapse Inst year because of lack of playing facilities. It is expected thnt the proposed league will have six teams playing weekly with time out for Christmas holidays. All questions pertaining to the operation of the league, securing a place to piny, and election of officers will occupy [he attention of representatives tonight. Players or teams wishing -to participate In league play should he represented at the meeting, league berths will be awarded a first-coinc-flrst served basis. .one squadman Injury. He an Inj^u Garner Qualifying Begins In Hardscrabble Women's Tourney 2 FORT SMITH Ark Oct 18 <JF) £-A fart field teed off today in the -qualifying round of the fifth annual '^Hardscrabble Women's Open Golf tournament — The "16 low scores will qualify for tJie championship flight. Match 'play will begin tomorrow and continue through Saturday. ,i~Favorit*s include defending ^champion Patty Berg of Minneapolis; 1947 tltlist Babe Zaharias of Denver; and Ihe 15-year old Long J3each, Calif., s'tar, Marlene Bauer, Junner-up in last week's Texas open. *;'Ottier top-rated entrants Include 'Mnrjorle Lindsay of Decatur, 111.; 'ind Betty MacKinnon of Texark- ^annr^the'Arkansas state amateur 'champ. Miss Lindsay, also an anta- ;tuer, shnt a practice round of 71, ifour' under women's par, yesterday. \Methodists Oppose Salt Of Hot Springs Hospital : LITTLE ROCK, .Oct. 18. lift — •Methodists almost sold their iiospi- ^tal at Hot Springs, but didn't. :' The Little Rock Conference of ^the church Dejected, 55-61, at a imeeting here yesterday the hospital- Aboard of trustees' recommendation ithat the hospital be sold to a group •Jpr Hot Springs doctors lor sltra.OUU. t The board reported that the hospital was losing money and that, Mto get on a money-making basis, BONDED RADIO REPAIR For I lie first time in Bly- llieville, we offer you MUNDKI) U A 1)10 KKI'AIK SKKVK'K. Every job liond- cd liy an indemnity "om- party which stands bi'liiml our KU.T ran lees. WH^ TAKK I.KSS THAN THE BKST? Picino Tuning AND REPAIR We use the famous STKO- HOCONN in inir tuning service. WHY TAKE LESS THAN THE BKST? PIANOS NEW AND USED MUSIC (NS'i'UUMKNTS— SHEET MUSIC— HECOlins Everything in Music BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main Tel. 811 Cubs Break Off Affiliations with 5 Minor Teams CHICAGO, Oct.. !8. (AP) — The Chicago cubs, having failed to harvest much from Iliclr farm system have cut affiliations, with live clubs They dropped working agreement? wllh Macon, Ga., of the Class : A South Atlantic League: Selma, Aln. of the C!n.« B Southeastern' League; Clinton, la., of the Cla.vs C Centra Association, and two clitss D clubs St. Augustine of Florida State League and Luinberlon, N.C., of the Tobacco State Ijeafnie. . Farm director Jack Sheehan said the slash was made so the Cubs could concentrate on "fewer and belter" playing'prospect*. The Cobs now have 10 cUibs in their chain. _ Working agreements are still maintained with five, Including Carthage, Mo., of the K.O.M. League. ' Campbell Again. SWC's Top Back But Raxorback Ace May Miss Vanderbilt Tilt Due to Injury By The Asr-claled Press Oft-injured Leon (Muscles) Campbell again has the lead In Southwest Conference ball carrying but he may lose it this week. Reports from the University of Arkansas grid champ are that the powerful fullback probably won't be able to play against Vanderbilt Saturday because of a wrenched knee. He missed 'practice yester- Sports Roundup flush It. IDENTICAL—Jean, June and Joan Gainer of Newport, N. C., identical triplets, calch identical two- pound blucfish off Moreheiid City, N. C. Some blucnsh, cauRhl in great numbers by trolling 'porc«l»in- baited lines, weigh up to five pounds, but the average scales three. 19SS Plane 'Predictions LOS ANGELES (AP)—Society of Automotive Engineers' view of the passenger planes of 1955: Speed. 51K) miles an hour; load, 50 passengers; cost of'plane, $2,000,000. Meroney Halts Tag Match to Quell Fighting Things got out of hand nt Memorial Auditorium last night and Promoter Mike Meroney had to stop the lag match main event of the American Legion's wrestling -bouts Jn the second round when fans became excited and two .or three tried to gel into' Vhe brawl in .the vinR. Meroney stopped Hie match Hftcr 15 minutes of the second round and iuvHi'decl the decision to,Roy Welch iind .Inck Pniipenhelm Ijeciuise Bill Cm my nnd Flay Clements refused! to go to a neutral corner after Pap- j nenhcim had been stomped into i semi -con sciousnes.s by the two losers. Instead they continued to parade across the ring, using-Die'limp body of Papucnhemi as a stepping stone from which they took pot shots at Meroney and Welch,''who were remove Pappenheim from the ring. Then the flsts started flying. - ' " '- ' Meroney and Welch finally succeeded in getting Pflppcnhelm into a ringside, seat and then they returned to the ring where they were met by Canny and Clements. The fans howled their approval until Canny mid Clements started getting the best of the deal rind things started happening fast, • Sp*rl:tfors Take SMes Two middle-need male spectators Erled to assist Welch bn'ck into the ring after he was tossed out in spite ,of .warnings from the ^wrestlers to keep out of the- brawl. ".'Then a younger mVle fan rushed •• in, from Ins ringside seat .anil: tried a Hying tackle at Canny but was stopjied by. the edge of the ring. •; .Other" fans folded .'c.hfurs ^ml handed [hem to Welch to use as weapons but more sensible specta- Man Eating One too Few Oysters Drives Hoople to Sound-Proof Room Father of Outdoor Sports | Egad! Myhead is bowed! My banner Is trailing in' the dust! My morale Is at ebb tide — hnrrumph! (Editor's Note: Why don't he go see Dr. ZLobotny, and have him feel the bumps on his head?) The occasion for my lamentation, gen Lie readers, is a letter from a little lx>y in Indiana who has lost faith in me. This youngster writes: "You picked the score o( the NolreJ Dame-Purdue game as 34 to 12, in favor of the Irish, The actual score was 35 to 12. Because you missed on that score by one point I lost a dime's RUnfcy worth of Brayson, bubble-gum to neighborhood chum. Why don't you wise «p?" . This pathetic missive from a fifth-grade shaver fairly overcomes me, folks! And I am breaking: an old rule to explain how the error occurred, Originally I had this game forecast to end 35 to 12 In favor ol Notre Dame, exactly as it turned out. As l was writing it o« a typewriter, I was listening to a conversation at the next desk, where a feilow was bragging he hod ealen 34 oysters the night before." Hearing Ihe 3* r I inadvertently put it down. Sorry, little man! But read the forecast, for games of Oct. 22. It's perfect. 1 It was drafted in a sounti-prool room. '• " . Columbia 21, Army 20 tors stopped them sizing up and the Meroney, ^situation, would need $500,000 in additional donations. Rejection of thft offer, made by Dr. George Coffey anrt others, came after three Hot Springs residents led a floor fight against the proposed sale. pulled Welch from the battle and awarded him the match. 'Then he ovccd- Caiuiy and elements,-Irom le ring'^by arming himself with a iecc of Iron pipe which is used by IB timekeeper for bell ringing pur- oscs. Even after the match had A. E. Hudson Hardware Co, Leochville, Ark. IS THE LATEST look for their trucks en Hit stretts There's a reason! "Job- Rated" trucks fit the job. They reduce otxarating costs , ... last longer . . , and are more dependable. Blytheville Motor Co. "Soiilh's Finest Service" Broadway & Chickasawba een forfeited, the fans milled pin. around the auditorium t apparently .waiting lor the brawl to reconvene, uud had to be asked to leave the arena. The dlsquHlificnlion, of Canny and Clements In the second round gaye Welch and Pappenheim two straight falls. They won the first round in 32 minules with Pappenheim defeating Catiuy in 24 minutes with a step over toe hold and Welch defeated Clements in eight minutes with kangaroo kicks and a body'pin. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts Catmy won over Pappenheim in 12 minutes with a 'crnb hold and Welch defeated Clements In 10 minutes with kangaroo kicks and a body WINTER TRUCK ACCESSORIES Inlernational-Approved winter truck necessaries pay for themselves in superior performance. The accessories illustrated here are typical examples from our complete stock- all International-designed ami Fnternational-OK'd for rugged reliability and economy. They're the accessories our International trained experts use in all winter truck servicing. Come 10 us for the accessories and service that result in top cold weather truck performance. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, INC. 312 South Second Phone 863 Princeton 21, Cornell-20 Harvard 21, Dartmouth 20 Villnnova 86, Duqueshe 0 : ' Yale 21, Holy Cross 6 Navy 20. Pcnn H Tenn Stale 20, Mich. Stale 19 IriiHana 14. Pill 6 Purdue 13, Illinois 7 Iowa 20. Northwestern 7 Iowa Slate 21. Missouri 20 O'xU. A. and M. 13, Kansas 7 Minnesota 13, Michij-ari 7 Nebraska 21, Oklahoma 13 ' Wisconsin 19. Ohio Stale 6 Albania 11. Miss. State 14 Vanderbill 21, Arkansas 13 Tulane 21. Auburn ft Bjjlor 21), Tcias A. and M. 6 Kentucky 21, So. Methodist 20 No. Carolina 13, Lx. St. 13 Florida 14, Georgia Tech 7 Tex. Christian 21, Miss. H Trias H. Rice « Washington 21, California 14 Orcson 14, So. C»li(orn^ 1 Stanford 21, Oregon State 7 T.-LCA 14, Wash. Stale 6 Campbell has netted 334 yards on 45 cracks at opposing lines. That gives him a 39-yard lead over Bob Smith, Texas A and M., who has carried the ball 75 times. .. Texas Christian's Llndy Berry still fs the total offense leader with 912 yards and the passing leader with 62 completions for 825 yards • i 115 tries. ' . Texas leads In team offense with .024 yards In five games, and "CU. which has yielded an average I \?A yards a game, fs lops In epm dcfense- Besides .Campbell, end Frank •'Lschcl, with cht'st and foot !n- uries, and tackle John Lunney. vho has a bad ankle, missed the iazorbacks* lipht workout Monday, inev is exnectcd to' be ready Saturday, but the status of Fischcl uncertain. Cnmrnnrlores Injured, Too At Nashville, Tenn., where Snt- irday's came will be • played, the Vanderbilt Commodores were generally bruised, but Coach Bill Bd- vards planned a lot of work for tills week's practices, especially on de- 'ense. Southern Methodist's squad was n top phvsiral shape, but Coach Matty Bell declared the Mustangs 'Don't have much chance" against Kentucky. Baylor, just a little bruised from st week's contimiance of an all- winning march, bewail working out a defense for Texas A- and M. The •ies, meanwhile, were warned by :heir coaches that Bear- Adrian Burk's nassina will Hive thfm plenty of trouble. All Assies except .safety man John Christensen are in good condition. Bolh Rice and Texas, who will tangle in a same which may decide the championship, took things easy and were without serious Injuries Coach Jess Ncely told his Rice Owls that Texas has been vastly underrated and l s "a mighty good club— and big." The Owls snapped SMO's victorj strins last week. TCU Coach Dutch Meyer made shifts to replace two Injured hands end Wayne Rogers and tackle Clar encc Marable, for Saturday night.' go with Mississippi. NEW YORK, Oct. 18-<rt>~AlfwL can say at .the moment Is that Is a good thing; Frank Leahy got In there (ast with a denial ol that widely-published prediction that Notre Dame could lose seven games tills 'season . . . Some day we'd like to see a good single-win pro football club like the Steelcrs execute an attack conceived by Fritz Crisler and drilled by a guy like Leahy or Earl Blaik ... So many golfers are expected to take shots at the 1049-50 winter tour that most tournaments will either pre-quallfy tests or will use two course for the early rounds . . . And wasn't It thou°ht- ful of the P.O.A. to book a couple of December events so the boys can pick up Christmas shopping money? . . . When Lou Little heard he customary remark: "Harvard vill be good In November." Lou mnmented: "Harvard had better hurry u p; November I s almost icre." Nature Lover When Clyde Smith, Indiana grid coach, recently stole a couple of lours from work to drive Mrs Smith through the hill country for a look id the autumn foilage he seemed somewhat preoccupied . . Likely he was expecting to see a wolf behind every tree . . . Finally Mrs. S. rebuked him: "YOU look out the windows but you don't see the trees; you see tackles and juards." .. . "Yeah," mused Smitty. 'I wish we had some that big- jut not so green." Sudbury Gains Tie with Lange In Kiddie Game K. D. Moore's M yard touchdown sprint In the fourth quarter of vesterday's '"Y". Grade School football league game at Little p« r k gave Sudbury a 6-6 tie with Lance speedy outfit. 8 After a scoreless first half, [ n which Sudbury's late 8oal\i> arr j march was halted on the one y tr j marker as time ran out. the fireworks came In the last half. Biu« "Lefty" Hurt put Lange Into * six point lead in the third period when he romped 60 yards for the west-enders 1 only [ally. Neither eic. Ira point was registered, a backfield fumble in the closing seconds of play ruining Sudbury's hope* for a win. The game was marked fey tight defensive play and except for the two break-away runs, there weA, few offensive threats. The line pJE and tackling was unusually good Play in the league will be continued Thurr j iy afternoon when Sudbury meets Ynrbro ^and Friday afternoon Central takes on Lange, both games at Little Park. Oone-Minute Sports Page Detroit's Billy Evans, who figures Aaron Robinson still is -good for a couple more years with the Tigers, says he hasn't seen a good catching prospect anywhere, though he has none a lot of looking . . . Syracuse, M. Y.. will be the scene of 59 college and pro basketball games this winter, which is a lot for a city of that si/c . . . Seven of the cowgirls now competing, in the Madison Square Garden rodeo are listed In the Indies handicap at Rockingharn Windy City Is Proud Of Direct Phone Line CHICAGO—Wj—The first direct long distance telephone line between the United States and Alaska was opened recently. Mayor Martin H. Kennelly of Chicago spoke with Gov. Ernest Gruelling of Alaska, at Juneau, beginning with this message: "Hello, Governor. It's good to hear your voice; this equipment was built right here In Chicago." Party there Nov. t, will be for the first time mutuel betting one of the gals' races . . . When Louis Prince. Bisbee, Ariz., high school quarterback, missed the team's bus to Globe~la'st week; he set "out to thumb his Way. After seven rides, Lou 1 made It a half hour before game time. Must have been the best run of the evening. End of 'the line Wisconsin grid fans, excited over Ivy Williamson's Badgers, still have time to 'rave about Claude Radtke, Lawrence College end. In 12 games, W/»y Fathers Get Gray DENVER (AP)—"He couldn't do it,' insisted Elmer Johnsen Sr. "He Isn't big enough." "Oh, yes, I dirt," said Elmer Jr., "I'll -show you." So little Elmer showed his dad and an assistant fire chief hou 1 he One-third of . the original nine- turned In a false alarm. He just nch layer of topsoil which covered stood on the seat of his tricycle and he United States has been blown reached into the box. The chief let ir washed away, .- ' Elmer Sr.. carry on from there. Painting Interior & Exterior '••' •'^••'. •'• ; V'. : •.'•••Expert Paper Hanging •"•'••.. ."• Kslimafes Gladly Given Russell Price ' Phone 6360 up to last week, Radtke had caught seven touchdown passes and set up 11 other scores, besides playing a whale of a defensive game . . . Personal nomination lor the season's most nauseating nickname: ''Trobabes" for the U. of Southern California freshmen. ATTENTION EX-G.J.'s To Maintain Your Beneflls, PAY YOUR LEGION DUES NOW! 4 [ DUD CASON POST 24 Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasowbo u. SWIFTS PREMIUM BRANDED BEEF We Specialize in We Deliver Phone 2043 Plenfy of Parking Space Fancy Meats and Groceries You ought to be driving a 9 A Product oj Cfitcrnl Mnltirs Here^s Where the Best Begins! 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