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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 9, 1940
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.•PAGE SIX :'• jS Win Hurricane's 1st Since 1933; Chipks' Title BidJtnDoubt The .Blytheville Chicks came to -the turn in a certain long lane last nigh I as their ancient enemies from Craighead co'unty stormed into town'and-backed up their boldest dreams with bruising action to shatter Blytheville's seven- year grid supremacy 1J3-6, and hand the Chicks 'their first defeat of the year and lessen''their chances for a state title. It was really a night of glory for4 Old Miss' Star Guard the golden boys.of Clarence Geis, \vho brought a well-coached, lighting ball club from Jonesboro to accomplish'one of the biggest, upsets of the 1940 season in the Arkansas High School Conference. At leiist 7,000 fans, including practically everybody in Jonesboro except t,r;r. lire department, .sat in the "stands .at, Haley Field and saw Bud Daugherty. the Hurricane hurler, spark the offense that led to Jonesboro touchdowns in the second and third quarters while the inspired Jonesboro line charged fiercely to hold the powerful Chick running'offense well in hand. How was pushed back to their own 23, thanks to Moneys punt and a .six- yard loss on a Jonesboro fumble but Daugherty darted another pas^ to Cannon for 17 yards and a first down on their 40. Two play.s later Sellers grabbed^ another -leather bullet for 12 yards and a first down on the Chick 44. Jonesboro was making another unmistakable bid Two more plays netted no gain but Daugherty called another pass found Sellers open on the sideline. 1 and rifled it into his stretched arms. Just as the Chick secondary moved over to surround him Sellers flipped a lateral to McCall who well they did this is reflected in ' came U P p 11 \ dead run and with- the statistics which credited Jonesboro. with .nine first downs to one for Blytheville. Only in the .fourth quarter were the Chicks able to put six points on the Scoreboard and that by a brilliant run by fleet Monk Mosley, who took Daugherty's punl on his own 40-yard line and raced across the field and down the East sideline to outrun the Hurricane de- N fenses and score on a 60-yard gallop. Mosley and his fellow star, Sonny Lloyd, who was troubled with a foot injury that kept him on the sidelines last week, were 'well bottled up most of the night as the Chick blocking just wasn't there when needed and the fast charging Jonesboro v forwards .swarmed through - on the ball carriers time after time. That quick-breaking ".dash 'through center that Mosley out breaking his stride he continued on a 32-yard run for the second Jonesboro score. This time Daugherty's pass for the extra, point was clowned. This was the quarter when the Chicks made their only first down. Daugherty* punted out of bound:on the Jonesboro 34 from deeo in his own territory. Mosley and Lloyd on three plays made nine yards and»then Mosley bucked, for first down on the Jonesboro 20. Now, Blytheville fans reckoned business would pick up, but Jonesboro held for-downs on their own 11 yard line and again;the Hurricane chose to run., Daugherty and Peterson made one first down and drove up to the Jone.sboro 26 before Daugherty punted! 1 This was the punt that backfired. Mosley. standing on his own 40, gathered it in and headed due east,, leaving Tennessee Has No Monopoly On Gang-Busters In The Loop j BY HAKKY GRAYSON ! NICA Service Sports Editor | Nebraska has a fine pair of J guards and so has Minnesota and.a jlot.^of other football teams. { But the Southeastern Conference is perhaps blessed with more super' George Kinard, Mississippi gruard and head man. and Lloyd have found so effective'! .about half of the Jonesboro players this year didn't work because the hole wasn't there . a big fellow named Peterson was plugging it, up. The end-around-end plays "- netted scant yardage, too. Geis had drilled his forwards well. Blytheville's passes were just as inade- -quate. The receivers were completely covered and except for one short • 4 one in the flat-the Chicks-couldn't ' gain through the air. ' i the Chick "48. Then Blytheville "took ; . The Blytheville fans sat in siir- fo the air.^Mosley completed on F in his wake. Reaching the sidelines he cut straight downfield and went 60 yards for the only Blytheville score. His drop kick was low and the final- score of the night was registered. After an exchange of punts the game was nearing the end. . Both sides'drew 15 yard penalties and •finally Daugherty punted out on the Ohifk- "4'R Then RlvHiovillp"fr»nlr mised silence as they saw the 1 Hurricane hammering their Chicks , - to take a first half lead of 7-0 on iDaueherty's 31-yard dash through 1 the-line and his pass to Sellers for Ithe extra point. They weren't ex'^ actly downhearted then, for the Chicks are usually late starters, and no one, even the Jonesboro supporters', felt but that soon the Blvtheville juggernaut would start to : Ll6yd for six yards but the jig was UD wtien McCall' intercepted •Mosley's long: pass on the Jonesboro 14. The Hurricane registered another first down then punted again to the Chick 46. Dildy sent in the fleetfooted Trusty hoping that he might grab a pass and .pull the game out of the fire. He also sent in Victory. But there was no holding back: those Jonesborc rolling and smash over the up- j Awards. They smeared 'Monk for starts-from across die ridge, just r a-.15-yard lass as he tried to shoot as they had every year since 1933; ! a lon & one. They drove him to the But the expected didn't happen. Instead, Daugherty fired a touchdown pass in the third quarter to Sellers who lateraled to McCall schools collaborated in putting on a ""1 his 32-yard aash gave the golden ones a lead that suddenly seemed insurmountable. Even then, it seemed s that any minute the Ohicks would pull themselves out of the mire and put on their trndi- ( tionat finish. But it was not to be. j Stone The Chicks had reached the turn Cobb of the long lane. * 1 Wright While the two teams battled for ground again for a' two-yard loss He picked up three on the next play after vainly, looking for a receiver and then Trusty took the ball and was swarmed for a three- yard loss as the game ended. Line-uo and summary: John Kiinbrough Says Tie's Best ^IvMieville Smith Couoedge Jonesboro Sellers Barrir.tjpr • Wiles Taylor Smith Haras Cannon Daugherty McCnU Peterscn Duncan Substitutes: Blytheville— Victory, Karris, Trusty. Jonesboro Director "then" l~ed"the two, Jonesbor °— Seymour. Johnson, bands who played "God Bless Am- T^m-Downs. Blytheville 1, Jones- erica;' while fans stood with heads' boro 9 ' blood bands representing the two colorful show at, the half, the climax of which was the forming of the letters U. S. A. by members of the. Jonesboro and Blytheyille bands and the Blytheville pep squad. The Besharse Mosley (c) Saliba Lloyd Pos. LE I.T V/Ti c RC- RT RE QB L*T RH uncovered and sang the words of the. patriotic air. There was little to indicate 'the outcome of the game in the first quarter as both teams took few chances and Mosley and Daugherty indulged in a punting duel, but as the^ quarter ended the visitors had edged well into Blytheville territory. Daugherty lugged one of Mcsley's punts' back to the Chick 33 to put the Hurricane within striking distance. As the second quarter opened it appeared the Chicks would hold Jonesboro for downs when Daugherty lost five and then threw an Passes: Blytheville completed 1 out of 7 and had 1 intercepted: Jonesboro completed 5 out of J2. Penalties: Blytheville, 4 for 30 yards; Jonesboro 5 for 59 yards Scoring touchdowns. Blytheville Mosley (60 yard punt return 1 *. Jonesboro. Daugherty (31 yard run): McCall (lateral from Sellers and 32 yard run). Extra Points. Jonesboro. Seller* (pass from Daugherty). Score by quarters: Blytiieville 0 0 0 G— 0 Jonesboro 0 1 G 0—13 Officials: Billy Dunaway vStato Teachers), referee; Albright (Oua- than any oilier college league in. the country. At count, there were 13 of them . . . capable oft playing anywhere '. . . tried and true middlemen . . . and looking for no profit. Tennesse has probably the two best guards on any team in the country, Bob Suffridge and Ed Mo_ linski. Both were members of various' All-America teams last year. GUARDS LEAD TEAMS IN SOUTHEASTERN Three football squads in the 13 colleges of-the Southeastern Conference thought so much of their guards they elected them co-cap_ tains. Three other schools have captains playing the position. 1 Tulane, Georgia Tech and Missis- jsippi State have their captains playing alongside the center. The I Green Wave's Tom O'Boyle arid | Claude Groves, co-captains, are big, j heavy, bruising ' fellows who rate 'high. t GEORGIA TECH'S CAVETTE IS REMARKABLE KICKER Neil Cavette, captain, and Butch Aderholt, alternate, of Georgia Tech are two of the best. Cavette is a remarkable kicker. Captain Hunter Cohern and his alternate, Guy McDowell of Mississippi State, are robust forwards. John Ellis of Vanderbilt and George Kinard of Mississippi are All-America, candidates at, the least recognized of all positions. Ernest Mills of Auburn, alternate captain, does a fine job at guard. J. W. Goree of Louisiana State is another guard, and Florida supporters will fight if you say there are any better men that position than Mush Battista. The Southeastern Conference is on guard! Camden Fails To Take Lead; Loses To North Little Rock CAMDEtf, Ark., Nov. 9.—Jonesboro's Golden Hurricane opened the door to the conference title for Camden , last night by upsetting Blytheville but the Panthers, td« had their hands more than lull and dropped their first conference game to North Little Rock, 7 to G North Little llock took advantage of a fumbted punfc in the second period to score and then staved off every Camden drive except one to nose out the Panthers. Linebarier, Camden back, tried to pick up a rolling punt on hLs own five yard line, fumbled and North Little Rock recovered. On fourth down a. pass, Griffith tc Baurnan, accounted for the . touchdown. Chambless kicked t,he all important point. The Panthers scored in the third quarter when Purifoy' went six yards over tackle. His try for goal failed. The Panthers threatened time after time but couldn't again reach pay territory. Franck Many Stunts On Sunday Card At ^ i- Fairgrounds Here John tambrough, his All-America running mate, said Jim Thomason, above, of Texas A. &. M. was the greatest football player in the country. Given an opportunity to carry in his senior year. Thomason is doing what teammates knew he could do all along. He averaged] 8.27 yards each carry in five games and caught nine passes for 1 yards and three touchdowns. An automobile will crash into a burning house, another will make a jump over six cars,, another will be saturated with gasoline and set afire on the backstretch and will be driven in front of the grandstands at the Mississippi County Fairgrounds for a. few of the thrills provided at the Ace Lillard Circus of Death Sunday; The show is being brought here under the auspices of the Dud Cason post of the American Legion This troupe is the only one to successfully feature the. burning car drive, it was said. Ace Lillard, owner and proprietor of the show drove the first burning car in 1936 in St. Louis. There are six drivers who will perform Sunday afternoon. They' include Mr. Lillard's wife. Babe Lillard, one of the few lady stunt drivers and whom this troupe believes to be the only "all round" stunt woman, and his brother Buddy Lillard, whose specialty is a brick wall crash in which he crashes through 6.000 pounds of Athletes Will No Longer Be Ineligible For Year After Transfer LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 8.—The Arkansas Athletics Association, after heated debate, Friday scrapped its two-year-old "no transfer" rule which had provided that a high school athlete would become ineligible for interschool contests for a full year .if he changed schools for any reason. The vote on the motion fco strike the rule from the by-laws, a perennially controversial issue, was 77 <--o 67. The motion provided that the revision of the by-laws would become effective immediately, thus making first-year transfer students eliaible now for .high school .bas- j.'°*-.hall. Because of another regulation governing registrations, .the revision will have no effect on the 1940 football teams. The A. A.>A. also: Re-elected R. H. Moore. Jonesboro, president and named J. F. Wahl, Helena, and John Trice, • Springdale, • to the Executive Committee succeeding J. E. Howard, Stuttgart, and Ben R. Williams, Ashdown, whose terms bad expired. Other members of the committee are Moore, L. M. Go2a, Arkadelphia, and Roy Dawson. Osceola: Pine Bluff Blows Hot Friday Night, Trounce Hot Springs COLLEGE j State Teachers 13, Ouachita . G. Arkansas • Tech 34, Carthage ( Okla. College 0. HIGH SCHOOL Little Rock 7. Fordyce G. North Little Rock - 7, Camden 6. Pine Bluff 13. Hot Springs 7. Focahontas 27, Hoxie 0. Fayettevilie 27, Alma 0. Texarkana 39, De Queen 0. Forrest City 34. Stuttgart 7. Bentonville 7, Ketchum (Okla.) 0. PINE BLUFF, Nov. 8. — Pine Bluff's hot and cold Zebras blew j hot long "enough tonight to defeat the Hot .Springs Trojans, 13 -to 7 Charlie Glowers,- halfback, opened up- with, an aerial barrage early i nthe game and kept the^rojans guessing throughout. ... . Stuffy .Dugan, little Hot-Springs back, led his team to the first touchdown. He scrambled across the Zebra line in the first quarter The Trojans scored 12 plays after the opening kickoff. The Zebras opened fire immediately, but did not look promising until the second quarter. Clowers taking the ball on his 37, shot a incomplete pass. But on the play Daugherty fired & quick,one to Duncan for seven yards. then taking a desperate chance the Jonesboro star .called a running play, broke through the line- and dashed 31-yards to .score'and send the Hurricane in front. His pass to j Sellers added an extra point. ' Card Team Match For Mat Show * A special Armistice Day wrestling card to be staged at the American Legion arena here Monday chita). umpire; Speck (Ark. State) night will be offered in the form head linesman; Magness (Hendrix) of a tag match featuring one team The Lillard brothers are former cowboys from Littlefield. Tex. Ace Lillard performed in rodeos for several years throughout Canada, . . ... . , " i Old Mexico and various points of d .here several times and have al- ^ states lncl m ^ vays proved popular with the fans. Gar( j en In addition to' the tag exhibition. field judge. Little Rock Defeats Fordyce Eleven, 7-6 UTTLE ROCS, Ark.. Nov. 9.— The Little Rock High School Tigers minutes later-went around 65 yards got on even terms with the 1940 and set 'Jonesboro back to their j football season by scoring a 7-to-fi ten yard line. On the next play} victory over the Fordyce Hig* the Hurricane was penalized to! School Redbugs at the Little Rock their one yard stripe and Daugher-; High School Stadium last night. 11 composed c» Joe Dillman, veteran ! Greek, and Ole Olson, the "wooden 1 faced" Swede, against Joe Welch ' and Duke Ruppenthal. Local fans are familiar with each of these performers who have appeared here on numerous occasions in the past, but the team combinations will offer considerable var iety. Tag matches have been stag here will be two 30-minute limit natches of one fall each. Hussellville Wins Over Boiton Eleven, 19 To 01 BENTON. Ark., Nov. 9.—Russell-j ville's Crimson Cyclones spoiled Benton's homecoming here by winning 19 to 0 over the Panthers last night. Russeliville scored early in thet The oldest era in geological his- jtory is the Archeozoic Era. Rocks j dating back to that era yield no fossils. Rison 19, Dumas 6. Heber Springs 46. Bald Knob 13. Wynne 13. Newport 0. ; Conway 33, Eatesviile 0.^ Hope 20. Prescott 12. x Russellville 19. Benton 0. Walnut Ridge 15, C. B. C., Memphis 7. Paris 70. Mena 0. Tulsa. Okla.. (Will Rogers High)'. 14, Fort Smith 0. long pass to Smith, who was tackled on the Tropan 15. On the next play. Glowers pitched to Por- sythe, who took the ball in the end zone. Jack Bodies' try for extrr point failed. The Zebras made their second score early in the second half. Hope "Finally Codies Through With Victoql HOPE. Ark.,:Nov^ 9^-Hope scorecjl its first victory of the 1940 foot|J ball season Friday night. Prescbt'l was the victim. f The 7 score was 2»| to 12. . ' .'.:• ' Vr - : • The antelope jack rabbit, ', b;l contracting muscles along^ Jts sidesj causes its coat to appear "dark 'o;] light at will. COMPLETE LINE OF OFFICE SUPPLIES OFFICE SUPP1& STORE R.R. andV Ash Sts. ; TOP PRICES PAID FOR SOY BEANS CORN : RUSSELL .BARHAM'S RED TOP GIN Phone 273 North City Limits On 1 Highway 61 Clouds do not float. Unless buoyed up by rising air currents, they tend to fall at a rate of 30 to 40 feet an hour. HARRISON'S AUTO PARTS & GARAGE SERVICE STATION General Repairing, WeWin* Across from Red Top Gin Dr. Saliba's Clinic EYE, EAR, NOSE and THROAT 128 E. Kentucky Ave., Corner Franklin & Kentucky GLASSES FITTED J. A. Saliba. M.D., M.E., Ph.G. Office Phone 418, Res. 4li) game was never in mircn doubt. Simpson sparked the Russellville attack with Soppach, right end,, and Gattin and Westbrook. backs,! standing out in the Bcnton line-up. Read Courier News want ads. ty .backed into the end zone and punted: out to Mosley on the 35. Monk 'ran it back to the Jonesboro It was Little Rock's fourth 1 straight win and it gave the Tigers a .500 average for the season. The 16-yard line, "but the Chicks were | Tigers lost to Malvem, Jonesboro I offside ^on the play and Jonesboro was given the ball on their own six.-This time; Jonesboro refused 10 punt-and.-proceeded to start .Blytheville and Hot Springs before they hit the win column. If anything it should have been a Redbug triumph but tilings didn't driving ittirpu<?b the Chick line | break right for George Grant's smashing their .way with plunges eleven. The Bugs outdid the-"big* tmd passes all' the way up to the ger Tigers In. every^- department •„ 45-yard line,'before Daugherty was except in points. forced4o"punl.~'l-}< '——-—- J <- ;-...'•; - ••' ' • ' ••- : '' ^.'-..,---.. * : In the--third quarter Jonesboro Read Courier News want ads. TAG WRESTLING * Joe Dillman and Oie Olsen versus American Legion Arena Monday 8 p. m.. FARMS FOR SALE In this list we are offering a real opportunity in farm land investment, lands in this list have a proven value for location and production, equal to any lands priced most any place, at $100.00 per acre, •and up. 320 acres, near Canalou, Mo S75.QO per acre 232 apres, near Canalou, Mo./. $65.00 per acre 340 acres, near Morehouse, Mo S60.00 per acre 700 acres, near Morehouse, Mo $55.00 per acre This land will sell. We will be glad to show'some of the'best lands on today's market. W. M. BURNS, Realtor BlytheviHe, Ark. Phones 24a or 212 - MP Fli'DTV/fPP ivi. it. r A jx ivi£i n, We have a. demonstratoi' MASSEY-HARRIS TRIPPER COMBINE AT A BARGAIN PRICE Either Power-Shaft Driven .. or with new motor assembly ^ at bargain prices : : WE HAVE NEW MOTOR ASSEMBLIES FOR 1939 MODEL TRIPPER COMBINES AT MONEY-SAVING PRICES ; . $220 F. 0. B. Wilson, Ark. WE HAVE UP-TO-DATE REPAIR STOCK FOR TRIPPER COMBINES WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS LEE WILSON & CO. WILSON r ARK.

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