The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1944 · Page 8
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BLTTTHEVILLE (ARK.), .COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1944 gfrfcfcg Qpgifg^-y Campaign Here TSnight Caruthersville Giins For Upset Missourians Boast N Strong Squad Led By Triple Threater r lt will be Arkansas versus Missouri tonight as the Bljthertlle Chlckasa»s, members ol the Arkansas Blgh School Conference, face the Caruthersville Tige.rs, affiliated with the Southeast Missouri joop, in the 1944 football tcason opener- . 'Ihe opening kickoff is set for 8 o'clock under the light of Haley new Will good reports coming in from the" advance ticket sales, Indications point to a crowd that rnuy run as high! 'is ; 2,000 fans who have been Baiting nine months for this \\cck A huge delegation from Cnruthers- vllle Is expected to follow the home town team, helping to swell the total Meeting of the two teams on the. gridiron marks the resumption of football relations after more than £•' decade; In the early days of the sport Inaugural here the schools threw their representatives against each other at least once a year*-A. fe» times thc> had a home and- fipme arrangement which went out of vogue.as more schools'added; the, game to their repertoire: , v Exciting Game Promised i*This struggle is expected to be none the-less as.close and exciting BS'.\those historic clashes. Reports emanating from the Tiger lair (ire InVeffect that the' Missourians are laying for the Chicks nnd plan lo shoot the works with everything they have not enjojcd during these several seasons "Led by a triple threat back, John Gahtrell, who Is starting his third season, the Tigers will throw a big powerful team .that sports a for- jvarci wall of more than 175 pounds ahd' ? "a '• 160-pound backfield. J1ie front line ts built around Boyd, 220, C^frell,; 180, 'tackles, nnd Cole man, fine 195-pound center Bui they say this boy Cantrell is the sparkplug and as he goes do go the Tigers He is a fast shl[l> ball ^carrier, an extra-super passer and kicker, a constant threat whenever the Missourians have the ball- He Is the bov to natch • ~* Chicks in Shape " Pronounced In perlinp 1 ; the best physical condition possible, the Chicks wound up their training with-'an hour of unlimberlng nnd signal, running last night under the light's Decked out In theli shining new uniforms, the tribe •pr.esented~a .familiar picture as they ran—and-TwsSKl and Kicked with Vim^'and 1 "enthusiasm' during "the eonVpartively' long session for lire- game'" " j ' ! 'i ^ Stirling his third season at the hehrj'of the Chicks, Conch ArUl Green sald l he was certain his pro' -' " -| • ' "•< ' How Chicks-Tigers Compare Pos. L.E. niytheville Wilson Blomcyer Stafford Orey Lutes Hntcllff . • Johnson u-< Jl •'' VHoixFVW/? Smart Nicholson Pogue Substitutes: Blylheville—15 Lancashire, 106; 30 Ferguson, 142; W<. 161 1TO 150 150 172 164 •"' J68 i'',R:E,.'i«<.<fi3 XI*?-' 'Q.B; "^166 153 L.H. 6B 130 .K.H. VI 171 P.B. 69 L.G. O: E.G. n.T. No. C3 64 60 81 59 61 No. 35 37 27 31 34 38 28 n 36 1.8 23 20 well, 121; IS C. Caldwcll, 130; 29 McWllliams, backs. • ,- ( . Officials: Lieut. Bill Adams (Ark. State'cWe'ile)*, referee;'Capt Slgman (Marshall College), umpire; Lieut. Cecil Garrison (Southwestern of Memphis), hcnd llnesm an and fleld judge. Caruthersville King Boyd D. Shult Cole'man Dorrah Caircll .Catdwell ' Pierce Shult nlackwcll Cnntrell \Vl. 158 220 152 195 175 180 157 153 165 130 155 . 26 Pollock, 13G, Ct» ,i'ji. ia ee), referee;' tcgcs were ready to go and predicted they would give a good account of themselves tonight In the curtain raiser. The'kids are out to beat their record ol 1943 tonight, painfully recalling they dropped eight straight then won from Forrest City in the only victory of the eason, With the exception of David-Sylvester, hard working halfback, tnc entire squad -Is In excellent shape after the three-week training pcr- old. Sylvester, who Is counted on for much backfield .help; •-has n bum knee and will not be permitted to evevk suit out.;; j'j-.[i. ,..< m • I eltermen on Hand The tribal chleltaln will oncn with eight lettcrmcn (inldover from last year. Six will be In the line and two In the bnckJIeld; ,;Je Grey, who Is making his fifst.!.™. ball start as a regular, will he the only non-lettermnn in the for- \vnr,i. wall. He will be at center. The others Include: J. L. .Johnson and John Bruce .Wilson, who was fullback In 43, ends;. Gerald (Corky) Blomcyer and Joe Nell Rat- cilff, formerly center and guard, re- siMctlvcly, at the tackles; Chnrles Hoy Lutc.s nnd Jimmy Stafford guards. ' • . • In the bnckfield , Coach Gceei also has' done u bit of swapping He returned Wilson to his usun tcrmth.nl post and dratted Tiickli and Captain Harvey (Cotton 1 Pogue. rugged,.tow-headed youth for the fullback slot. In practlc Harvey has bee na sensation ns h' picked up n lew tricks to add I the regular coaching. He has been; unusually diligent in an effort to master tlie Job nwl the chieftnln believes lie will more than vindicate tlie selection. At the blocking buck will bo Stan Hood, one of the 1943 regulars and a steady performer. Stan has grown considerably dur-' Ing the year and now presses the ISO-pound mark, as' compared to HO or K.'js'lasl; season." ~~",~'^~'~' ilosleys and Monroe Btsharsc, who eft for the Navy this week. Jim ho scales 153 pounds, is n triple hrenter, nnd is expected to spear- ead the Chick alack. Completing the bnckfield Is Frank Nicholson, 130-pound scat back, who as developed '"SI, in recent day; o outstrip his other competitor, nd sew up a stnrtlng berth. Frank is a fast runner with a hlppcr dip )Cr motion reminiscent of the grca icrky Moslcy without the lope. Hi also can nnd docs do a bit of pass ng,;. "| ' •.•.'. .1 ;•••••: The officiating will be in th Hilda.of three capaWeifprmer nth ete's inow 'sttlloiied'at tlie''Bly.l.He vide Army Air Field. Lieut. Bill Adnms, erstwhile Arkansas Stale College star, will referee, and will iave^_as, his assistants,-Cnpt., Slgmap,VwVo mad.6 "Little^'-' r(6a" <a& 'Marslmil '••Oollcgc*' 'ond Lieut.,Cecil Garrison, tlllan headed Searcy product who made great line, history at Southwestern Memphis several years ago nnd later., coached the Joncsboro Whirlwinds. DOPE BUCKET Ay I. P. FRIEND PETS THE i About this tlmeVevcry/';'y'cf>Y'I gel the wildest Ideas. I Imagine-'I nm liretty slick ixt this business of pick- Dng the winners—nnd;. the-scores, mind you—of the prep -.sthOo) games Involving Arkansas ! High > School Conference. For .some-reason or/an- xither I completely forget the:years that arc passed. (If I did I certainly would not keep making a sap of myself). This Is another season, fuicl here I go on another three-month wile stubbing experience. Stay with inc If you can stand It. But be kirn nnd not remind of my pitiful average, I.don't even keep track, for ob vious reasons. But It's fun to be fooled. . ' .' 1 FORT SMITH AT EL DORADO —I'll stnrt off with a touglilc,' An< this docs appear to be a nut crack (Cr. The teams appear ^to'.bc'-,JUst Tigers were NEA riinnersup nuoul even, bill Mnusi string along with a-former home town. (I lived there n couple of weeks—until the herilt returned from his vacation). t's El Dorado by n single loucii- lown. BENTON AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK—Turn nboui.ls fair play. So 'II jump on a cripple for the next ilioicc, and It's not'- the Wildcats, rho felines 'should ;win as- they wiint l^-about a t.d. a quarter average: 25-0. : . • • .'. ': GREENWOOD • AT RUSSEt.L- 1LLE—These Western teams have i rivalry all their own, but I like tlie conference eleven 'In this one, 19-7;••'•/ - •• • '' ' • •'' I'UOJANS GIVE OUT CATI1OUC .HIGH AT 'HOT SPRINGS—Each year the Trojmis pick on the Little Rock Catholics who keep coming back for more. They must be able to tnke it—especially here. They're headed for lilcnty of trouble—if reports Irotn the Spa arc true. Trojans 33, Catholic High 6 (maybe). McGEHEE AT PINE BLUFF—The press at Pine Bluff must be broken clown, or they hnvc run out of crying towels. I haven't heard n moan or seen EI single salty teardrop since the training season began. But. its dollars to (lonuts the Zebras will be tough to ride. McGchee can't. 32-0. FORREST CITY AT PARKIN— If what they tell me about Parkin is true, theii I'll pick 'cm over Forrest City by at least six points. The last year ami are salci lo have their tarry long was his only regret. . . big stars back. F. C. doesn't ap- MEETS—Lieut. Robert Ball, Hying pear to huve too much. I instructor at the B.AAP, was a WARREN AT CAMDEN—Sam freshman when Byron (The Ripper) Coloman's Cmtulcn outfit took it on Walker was a senior at V. M. I. . . the chin Irom Smackover In the Bob says their first mooting was opener last week, but what team painful. It was on the gridiron . . . didn't bow to the Buckaroos In '43? Little wonder . . ..GRADUATES— They scored two touchdowns, but Wallace Smith, Chick end of 1910- allowed six. Warren beat Fordyce 41, gets his commission and wings 9-1, and is emitted to the edge over this month at the Bombardier the Panthers by about the same School, Midland, Texas. . . FINIS margin, possibly Just :i single point. — Ha'tfe you seen Pete Burnham HOPE AT SMACKOVER—There sincc.-'ho, has been'home? Pete, an Is little hope for Hope here. The outstanding baseball and Softball JBucs arc strong. Hope Isn't. 34-C. player, Js proud papa, you know. .V. OSCEOLA AT PARAGOULD— Has a young daughter. Since he lost ^either team is 1 in the Big 1C, but the first joint.of the digit finger of his left hand in an explosion several months ago, leaving it stiff and useless, his athletic, days may • Camp LeJcune, N. C., to enter DCS. He" has,'seen action in the P?cjflc, What Marine hasn't out there? H you want to buy more War Bonds SEIX US THE FURNITURE VOH AUK NOT USING, for cash! Also liberal trade-in allowance lor old furniture on new. Alvin Hardy Furn. Co. 301 K. Alain Phone 2302 Isolds local Interest.. The. Scminoles won 25-2 last week nnd should 'einerfje on tup. again, through not by' such a wide margin. I'll give 'cm a couple of touchdowns ahead. '•; CARUTHERSVILLE AT BLYTHEVILLE ????? "JMCKOKVNUT HEAD" VISITS Capl. Calvin (Hickorynut Head) Moody, the onetime Chick great, slipped In for a few days visit .with his parents a fc\v daj's ago. He is stationed at Amarillo (Texas) ns instructor in combat Hying. He served 18 months with the famed Flying Tigers in China, bagged three Jap planes officially; two others listed ns probables . . . PASSES THROUGH—Lieut. L. G. (Little Pete) Thompson described Paris as the "most beautiful city I ever saw" to Ills parents, Mr. niul Mrs. L. G. (Pete) Thompson. He didn't get to be over. ARRIVES—Corp. Geo Doyle, Jr., (USMC), son of Osceola PM and Mrs. George Doyle, Is at '' Jlrn Smarf .rclurning tq'We fold nfler a yeaV'a't Staiiiiton''(yn'!i 1 AMl : Itary. Academy, .takes ;'d\'er' (he -loft hril fback' ''job;. nm'de 1 ' 'fiimills' 11ft IrW cent.ci>mpal'g'ris : by" tW'redoubtable Prep Games Tonight .' xFordyce at Little ttock, Thursday.- . : xPort Smith at El Dora'do.. xBcntoii nt North Little Rock. Greenwood at Russellvlllc. Catholic High at Hot Springs. McGehce nt Pine Bluff. Forrest City at Parkin. Warren at Camdcn. Hope at Smackover. Caruthersville at Blytiievlllc. Beebc at Malvcrn, Cotton Plant nl Senrcy. Brlnkley at Balesvllle. Rogers at Ncasho, Mn. Mansfield at Boonvllld. '. Lake Village at Greensvllle, • Nashville at Texarkana. Eudora nl Dumas. Sprlughlll (La.) at MagnoUa. • -Osccola-'-nt-Paragouldr • MarInnmKa't 'Marked Tree, "t ('Stutlgfirt Milllarj'-Police at Eng landli,'^- '-M ?;•<••<'•' ' 'HUghes at Earlc. Bontonvlll* ' <TDOES THIS. YOU'RE ME TO POLICE PATROL CHICKASAW ' West Main Near 21st St. Sat. ntarts 12:45; Bun. atarU 1:45 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shews' Sat. and Bon. R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opens 8— Show Starts at 8:15. SATURDAYS & SUNDAXB Box Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1.-1S FOB BALE I / CONCRETE STORM SEWE* ALL BIZEB Cheaper Than Bridie Lumber Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. rbone 6)1 OHeolt, Art. i m Friday and Saturday Double Feature 'TENTING TONIGHT ON THE OLD CAMP GROUND" with ohnny Mack ISrown & Tc.v (titter and "EYES OF THE UNDERWORLD" wilK I.on 'Chancy SEUIA!,: "G-Mcn vs. The Klack Dragon" Comedy Sunday and Monday "LADY FOR A NIGHT" Joan. .Blomlell.-. & ~ J plm -\Vay.ii c. 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