The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 29, 1944
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••JJLX'i'lIEVJLLE (ARK.), .COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1944 Powerful Parkin Team To Invade Blytheville ticks To Seek Initial Victory - Sylvester To Replace ." Hood At Quarterback '• For Blytheville A brand new chaptci \\ill be written Into the football histoiy of Blytheville High School tonight when the Chickasaws clash with the powerful TigeiE of Parkin High School under the iriazdas of Hnlcy Field Jt will mark the first time in annals of both" schools that represen- tatives.have encaged cnch other In 'competitive' sports'.' Never before have they met, be it on the gridiron, the basketball court or baseball rtla- mond, so this encounter takes on added significance. ,'Based on comparative records (he visiting Bengals arc due to offer the strongest sort of opposition. Coauh Clarence Bell, who made glorious history as a member of the Camden Panthers and later til Ouuchitn College more than n decade ujo, is bringing one of the most jwwcrfu .teams, not only In Northeast Arkansas, but in the entire state, to do- battle with the Tribe. Tigers Are Strong Fresh from their impressive 10-' conquest of. Forrest City, the Tiger appear ready to biccze through In Northeast Arkansas Conference schedule and wind up with th ' championship flying from their cum pus flagpole. In 1943 they missed on by a few percentage points, losin it to the Marked Tree Indians wlion they had trampled by a five-touch dowtvmargin early In the race. Th liVdlans eked out a slim margin 1 trie second and were judged th champions for having played Hi more conference games. - 'Chief powerhouse of the Tigerc Big Hal Stancil, a hard driving 190 pound back who is snld to have fe\ if any, peers in the slate prep eir cles. He Is n triple threat star, wh ' ^accomplished-In all three phase ofithe pigskin-'sport, running, pass lr& and kicking. He gets plenty ( help from Fullback diaries Jenkin who-is just a few pounds lighter in almost as versatile mid powerful. A bert Jumpers, IGO-poundcr, and Ge How Blythevilie-Parkin Compare Blyllimllc Wi. I'os, No. I'arkln \Vf. Ferguson H8 L. E. 38 Shaver 152 'Blomcycr. " 1TO L.T. 41 Blake 1B5 Stafford ' ISO L.G. 35 Rustoil HI Grey 150 C 30 Nix ; 140 Lutes 172 H, O. 32 St. CJalr 150 Ratcllff 104 H.'f. 40 Thomas 1'JO Johnson 108 H. E. 30 Simmer • ' 151 Hood 148 Q.B. 30 H, Stanclle 135 Smart 153 L.JI. 29 Wood 135 Nicholson 130 n, 31. 34 Jumper 350 Posue 171 P. B. 37 Jenkins 100 Substitutes: Klythcvllle—15 Lancashire 150; 35 Wilson 101; 13 T. ylvcstce 141, ends; 32 Ashby 220; 13 Stone 100; tackles; 23 liyrd 105. enter; 21 Kooncc Ml, 25 Slinson 149, gunrds; 22 Gill 14B, 20 Harrison 28, 20 Elliott 140, 33 D. Sylvester 145, 10 D. Ca Id well; 10 C. Caldwcll 30; 29 Williams 130, 20 Pollock 130, backs. ; Parkin—21 Scay 130, 57 Humphrey 120, 20 Parrlsh 135, ends; 28 lite 150, 27 Westmoreland 140, tnckles; 24 Ross 140, 20 C. Slancil 120, uards; 33 Stone 100, center; 31 Brenner 140, 23 Granthain 135; 22 'anhorst 135, 25 Stewart 120, backs. Officials; Lieut. Cecil Garriron (Southwestern), referee; Lieut. Allen lurley (Iowa) umpire; Capt. Cecil Slgman (Marshall) head linesman Lieut. Alfred Kllng, field judge. 'hicks do not appear to IK nt top 1 onditlon for this invasion. At.least, our members are ailing but all are due to get the first call. Only one backflcld change Is nn- tclpated by Coach Arvll Green. Du- Sylvester will be In at quarter- jack, replacing Stun Hood. Remainder of the bnckflcld will include Jim Smart and Frank Nicholson, linlves, Rain Prevents Play Thursday In American By United Press . Tlic weather was the big new; .mi Harvey (Cotton) Poguc'at fnil-l'" the "Amcrlcim League pimuan back. Poguc has a badly bruised 'ace ycslerday ILS rain halted ac- shoulder and will be patched up but ills presence will be of no little help. Ferguson At Ktul Despite the fad that JOB Nell Riitcllfl, lacklc, and Jimmy Slai- ford, guard, are not up to pav, the line will te the same as Ihc one ivhlcli took the field at the beginning of the season last week, with exception 'of left end. Joe Ferguson, the agile peppery youngster with sticky pass catching- fingers^ is due to take over there Instead of Jolni Bruce Wilson. His running male will be J. L. Johnson. At the tackles will be Gerald (Corky) Blonieycr and Ratcllff. The guard slots will be held down by Billy. 'Kooncc mid Stafford, with young Jerome Grej over the ball nl center. Officials will be Lieut, 1 Cecil Garrison, referee; Lieut. Alien Hurley, umpire; Capt. Cecil Slginan, head aid'Woods', a mere half-pint at 145! linesman, and Lieut. Alfred Kiln pounds, round out one of the most' field Judge, all officers fit Ihe Bly- potent backfields the Tribe likely , thevlUe Army Air Base, will face all year. - „ Have Big Tackles Tlie rough, bruising Bengal front lino is spaiked by a pair of huge tackles", John Blake tmd Charles Thomas, who are 200-pounders and rough customers. Hannor mid Sha- yeri 155-pound ends, are said lo be two of the most capable In.the conference. Tlie guards aic St.: Clair llvllics of the driving Detroit Tigers, the buttling SI, Louis Browns and the hopeful New York Yankees But In tlie National League the only two games scheduled were outside .Ihe range of bad weather and were played as planned. At Brooklyn n homer by Frank McCormlck, his 20lh of the scjison, ncc-:l n nine-run inning for the Jlnclnnnll Ilcds as they went on o trounce' the Brooklyn Dodgers 0 to fl. McCormlck's homer accounted for hrcc runs while other Cincinnati lalsmen drove in six more for a oliil of; nine tallies in the big oitrtli liming. In New York the champion St. Louis Cardinals shut out the; New Osceola To Play At Marked Tree Seminoles Go After Third Win Tonight; Lineup Unchanged OSCEOLA, Sept. 20—Coach Homer Bourns will stand Pat on the lie lineup which racked up two victories over the Puragould Bulldogs wlicn his Osceola Scininolc'S invade Marked Tree tonight for an important conference game with (he defending champions. The Big Chief indicated he would start Tom Cross and Jack Sarlaln at the ends; John Cirlffln and Charles Jones, tackles; Gene Bul- IIT iiml Stanley Kramer, gunrds; Freddy Bannister, center;- Henry Gi'lffln, quarterback, Melvln Waggoner and Robert Driver/ halfbacks, and Denver Dudley, fullback. A hard, bitter fight looms for the locals. Although they came through without serious Croublc from the Bulldogs, despite the 13-12 score In the second meeting, the Seminoles expect plenty of opposition from the Indians who have a major part of their 19-13 title team on hand iiA'ntii. The champions showed plenty of power and a tight defense In defeating Mnrianna, 19-0, last week for a good start towards successfully defending their crown. A Jni'Ko number of loyal Sejiiiii- olc supporters arc expected to follow the team to Marked Tree. DOPE BUCKET BV.J. p. FitlKNU CKYSTAIi GA/1NG l>io of UK. DlislliiB off the crystal ball for TEXARKANA AT NORTH LI I'll look-sec ;into the future of this TUJ HOCK—For the week's football schedule of the Ar- tansas High School Conference for last two or tlire e seasons TVxarkana has come to Hie front In the football world. , , . , Just,what they have Uiis year is npl-so-sood record In the begin- - Definitely x, the unknown quantity. North Little Hock showed none too strong last week, but .ought to take this one, 14-0. HELENA A FORREST CITY — Smart Inij under the 19-0 defeat foj Ihe Parkin Tigers, the Chicks' opponent tonight, the Forrest Clt> Mustangs are due for a comeback against Helena. But it'll be mights close. MANSFIELD AT RUSSELL VILLE — Coach Wallace Bailey 1 . a second time this season, after a ning: LT1TLE ROCK AT JONESBORO •The draft board lias not honored John Hoffman with a "greetings" and the capltol city Tigers should continue pretty tough. Coach Pete Craig's Golden Hurricane klnda stepped out of tlielr class last week at Clarksdale, dropping a 45-0 decision. This should not be that one-sided, but Joncsboro should (rail by nt least four touchdowns— (150) and Ruston (151), with Nix (150). at center. , . .. ; . . '-'Hampered by serious bruisos'that came out of the. 10-0 defeat by Ca- rulhersviHe (Mo.) lost week, the mtn. ' wet Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at St. Louis, rain. Washington at Detroit, rain. Philadelphia nt Cleveland, Boston nt Washington, grounds NATIONAL LEAGUE SI, Louis 2. New York 0. ' .Cincinnati 10, Brooklyn 0. Only games scheduled. ' Read Courier News Want Ad*. Cadet Anxious To Again Put On Baseball Suit Aviation Cadet Daniel J. Hnlin of Claw 44-J swapped a baseball glove for n "shoot Mill". That was back in 1941, when Iiithn was n promising young scc- • ond baseman with the Philadelphia Athletics of the American 1 League. Just up to the majors from the Wllltamsport, Pa., team of the Eastern League, the young inJ'ield- York Giants 2 to 0 and rolled up C r was off to a good start toward heir 104th victory of the ;scason. lundlng a regular berth with Con- Blix Donnelly pitched five-hit ball nie Mack when Uncle Sam yelled for the Cards to gain his second for help, win ngaiust no losses. I Hahn spent the next year as a Danny Litwhiler accounted for •me of the St. Louis runs with his fifteenth homer of (lie year. Today's Games AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at SI. Louis, two. Washington at Detroit, two. Philadelphia at Cleveland, two. Boston at Chicago, night. i NATIONAL LEAGUE SI. Louis at New York. . ;• Cincinnati at Brooklyn. Chicago at Boston. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, Cll mid played with the Army All- Siar Team in the Nuvy game in 1942. "That was. just about the biggest kick I ever i'ot of baseball" grins the short, stocky athlete. "We licked the sailors 9-3." Noiv, Hahn is after his wings and commission, bul it's only a wartime proposition. •>: "As fasl as I get out of the Army I'm .heading back to a baseball diamond,", ho. nsscrts. , ,, r Small fish arc swallowed whole by fishwives of Corsica. ninybe more. BENTON AT HOT SPRINGS — 'Die Benton Panthers either showed : .surprlsing hidden strength or North Little Rock isn't quite up to par, judging from their 14-0 battle last week. This game should tell. In cither event the Trojans appear to have plenty on (he ball and should twist the Panther tail, 20-0, at least, HOPE AT EL DORADO—Fgllow- ing their impressive 2U-G conquest of the Fort Smith Grizzlies in their first conference start, the El por- ado Wildcats arc due for n letdown this week. But against Hope they can ease up and still finish ' with plenty of points to spare. They should be able to score almost at will, but likclv will stop at 33-0. ZF.RUAS KOMI' FOHDYCE AT PINE ULUPP — There Is n custom between Pine Bluff and Little Rock that, both try to outdo the other in sports, especially in football. The ' tigers blasted Fordyce 47-0 last Thursday niuhl. That means that the Zebras will have that score as a minimum to shoot at. And, judging from the ensy defeat of McGehce Inst'FvMay, the defending champions likely will pile up that bte count—if Coach Al Harris gives his boys the, green light all the way. MAGNOLIA AT CAMDEN—After several very, very lean years C^ach Sam Colcmans appears to have com up with an outfit that packs i. fairly potent lethal attack at Cam[ii>n. They gave a lipoff as to possible power by scoring two touchdowns on Smnckovcr, then followec with a 27-12 blasting of Warren They should win this one, 27-0 TO COME BACK ' CLARKSVILLE AT FOR SMITH—Despite the defeat of fil Dorado. Fort Smith should not hi entirely counted out. They shouli make a comeback against thci Clarksville rivals by at least a cou Russellvllle Hurricane had a toiigl time defeating Greenwood, 10-0, ii Ihc sea.son opener and inny 1m n such a busy session here. But gen ' 1 give 'em a pair of touch downs to tile good— as a blind slal —as if the others haven't! PARKIN AT BLYTHEVILLE Gosh, I wish I knew, I could get ny quarter back. jltORT SHORTIES Ens, Howard Moore writes his arents, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Moore, hat they had a lot of excitement iboard his destroyer a few days igo. While steaming aloin; they pied a long black object. Issuing call to battle stations, the sklp- )er ordered It rammed. Instead of i submarine it turned out to be a giant whale. . . . 'SAILOR—Glenn Shcpard S 1-c, a former Papoose <nd nephew of Mrs. Anna Rice, one of tile chicks' strongest, boosters, s rooting for the tribe and Paps way out at the Naval Air Station, Box B-4, Whitby Island, Washington. ... IN ARKANSAS — Norman (liabbit) Bcsharse, who was inducted Into tlie Army—Instead of the Navy—Sept. 19, has been sent to Camp Chaffec, Arkansas. Cleveland 72 78 Chicago 09 81 Philadelphia 08 82 Washington 02 88 NATIONAL LEAGUE W St. Louis 104 Pittsburgh . 90 Cincinnati 88 ihlcago 14 New York 05 Boston 0! Brooklyn 01 Philadelphia 59 CHICKASAW West Main Near Elnt Bt Bat Marts 13:45; 8nn. »larU 1:«5 Night shows 5:45 Eicept Monday, opera 6:45 Continuous shows Rat. and Hun. Friday and Saturday DoubJfi Feature "RED RIVER VALLEY" with Koy Kogers and "MURDER IN TIMES SQUARE" with iy f -Kdmuiul Loive SI!H!AL: "G-Mcu vs. Ihc Black Dragon." Comedy. Sunday & Monday "THE MORE THE : MERRIER" with Jean Arthur & Joel iMcC'rca bhorl: ''This Is America" Universal Nuns, Baseball Standings AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet Detroit 80 04 .573 St. Louis 86 05 .507 New York 83 07 .553 Boston 75 75 .500 New Theatre .480 .400 .453 .413 L .Pet. 47 ,C80 60 .000 .483 .493 .430 .407 .404 .393 Read Oouner mwi vxul R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS llox Office Opens 1:15—Show Starts at 7:30. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Box Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 I'. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System M. Last Time Today LOUISIANA PURCHASE (In Technicolor) with Bob Hope, Vera /orina & Victor Moore Paramount News Comedy Friday "MELODY TRAIL' ivilli Gene Autry Serial & Short Saturday "COWBOY IN THE CLOUDS" with '.;. Charles Slarrell. • . Serial & Shorl •."••• Saturday OWL SHOW 'KANSAS CiTY KITTY' \vilh Joan Davis Sclecleil Sliorts Sunday and Monday "HOME IN INDIANA' with' Walter Breiiuan . Tox News & Short i Saturday "WEST OF THE RIO *! GRANDE" with Johnny Mack Brown CHAPTER 11: "The Three Musketeers" Short Saturday OWL SHOW 'KING OF THE ZOMBIES' with Dick Purcell, Joan Waorlbury and Munton Moreland Disney Comedy Sunday and Monday "JUNGLE BOOK" With.Sabu asMowkli:(Half-Boy and Half-Wolf) Armed only with" a knife and .the love of a girl, meets the challenge of Sherc-Kjan, the Killer Tiger. UKO News and Selected Short i PRELUDE TO FALL SAV1LE LOUNGE DRAPED Waul to drop years of, your figure ... add flattering breadth to your shoulflcrs^And be trim-hipped and waist.happy? Want to do it now—easily and "nabrally"? All you have to do is stop in here for your new Fall 1944 Savilc Lounge Drape ... in famous- for-wear'Observer, May fair {" and Guardsman Worsteds. Early selection will give you the best \ selection. 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