The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 26, 1940 · Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1940J Five Chicks Play Final Game Against Mustangs Wednesday BY J. P. FWIEND Five members of the Blytheville Chicks, 1940 Arkansas Hiffh School Conference champions, wind up their prep football careers tomorrow night in the season's (male with .the Forrest City Mustangs. Heading the list, of seniors is! Captain Norman (Monk) Mosley. triple threat star left halfback, who is certain to lead the Big 15 in scoring and earn a berth on the mythical all-conference t e a m. Charles f Jumbo). Wright, 200- pound tackle and one of the year's most pleasant surprises, is the other regular, while Alvis Hunts, reserve end who appeal's just now to be., reaching his peak; George Trusty, stout hearted little 118-pound halfback, and lanky Hunter Sims, substitute end, are the others to finish. Three of the seniors are listed as probable starters, Captain Mosley, Wright and 'Harris, find the other two are certain to.see action before the curtain Ls drawn. Coaches Joe Dildy and MiUihel Best are expecting a terrific battle from the Mustangs. Coach Best has scouted Bill Irving's charge in two games and reports they are the best to represent Forrest City in years. Averaging .close to no pou:ids as a team, they will have a decided weight advantage in the forward wall and backfield. The ball carrying department is rated one of the most formidable in the conference.: Vernon Turk, triple threat back, is' a brilliant Held general who can do almost everything with 'a football. While an excellent leather lugger, he has allowed his ''mates to score the points this year as he paved the way with his 175 pounds. HLs only score came on an 8-yard return of i punt against Wynne. At the calves are the Forrester Brothers, Andy at 185 pounds and Cecil, 155- battles, especially in '34, '35 and '36 ; In those three years the two teams were tied at the halves. Elytheville surging ahead in the final two periods. The scores from 1934 through 1939 were: 21-13; 39-20; 33-7; 18-6; 27-7, and 39-C. The weather man drove the Chicks inside yesterday but did not stop their training chores. The youngsters .substituted cleated shoes for gym slices and continued just as they planned. They worked overtime checking the Forrest City formations and then rehearsed at length their defense to stop Messrs. Turk, Forrester and Webb, & Co. They also spent much of the long afternoon batting down forwards expected to be employed by the visiting herd. With exception of LeRoy Ross backfield. Frank Webb, 175-pound sophomore fullback is u pile driver' who has spearheaded the attack that has netted ei?ht victories. Though somewhat lacking in experience the forwards possess ample weight and individual brilliance. Wally Woody, pudgy 200-pound left guard, and his sentinel mate, Kenny McCown. 170, are claimed by Forrest City supporters to rate with the siate's best. Tackles Rot! Bryan, 177, Lost Cane, Gosnell Buildings Already Started; Armorel To Have One The By 1. P. FRIEND hard, If hot harder than the opening blast. Yours has been a glorious season, Chicks and coaches,. and we salute you! A complete athletic program of indoor sports will soon be available to three more rural schools of Mississippi County which are obtaining- gymnasiums for the first time. Such a building Ls now nearing CONGRATULATIONS are in order for Coaches Joe Dildy and Mitchell Best and the Chickasaws for bringing to Blytheville the first official football championship in historoy. '• By defeating Benton, 25-0, last week while the Camden Panthers were absorbing a 30 : 12 beat from the Little Rock Tigers, the Chicks automatically nailed the 1940 Ark- High School Conference flag Dillman, Roberts [n Win , , UJWii;) IlJ&Ji tj^livjvi wwui*,i«-n>.^ ••— a completion at Lost Cane, m West- ir mst> regardless of the dul- ern Mississippi, CtXinty; another! 0 nf th . flnmml _ lash with the and Dude Williams, IrfO, are no slouches, while at, the terminals j rangy and aggressive Al Stewart,) 170, and RUSK Rowland, 178, are , excellent on defense and adept at pass receiving. Stewart Ls a place ticker deluxe. Buddy Wilson, 165. is carrying on the Mustang tradition of crack centers. Although definitely out of the championship picture because of a light conference schedule, the Thoroughbreds can gain some satisfaction with a victory over the title holding tribe, and at the same time break, a Blytheville supremacy that has survived through six successive seasons. The Chick-Mustang series began in 1933 with the hosses scoring their only triumph, 26-13. Since then they have wound up on the .short end but only^after sensational almost perfect condition and mentally on edge. Ross has not been able to bring his bruised knee. 1 around and likely will grace the bench just as be' did last week with Benton. But the way Harris carried on in the Benton sloshing indicated he may handle right end just as well as the Meet-footed 145-ppund- er. Head Coach Dildy was uncertain as to whether he would submit the Chicks to the atmosphere this uft- >r under the lights tonight, hoped to get in before the first whistle. The record between the two teams is as follows: 1933—Bly. 13, Forrest City 26. 1934—Bly. 21. Forrest City 13. 1935—Bly. 39, Forrest City 20. 1936—Bly. 33, Forrest City 7. 1937—Bly. 18, Forrest City G. 1938—Bly. 27. Forrest City 7. 1939—Bly. 39, Forrest City G. 1940—Bly. ?. Forrest City ?. 1 - - ICUIHe Ul LUC UUJJUUJ 1,-ittDll w*.wi* «»"has recently been started at Cos- F esL city Mu .stang.s here Wed- nell, Northwest of Blythevnle, and i nesday nig . hl plans are underway to erect such j r ^ ne M ' ar0 c building at Armorel, six miles East of Blytheville. All of these are WPA. projects and are almost exact in size and plans. The Maroon Maulers have won eight of nine starts in. the Big 15 for an'average of .888. Forrest City in second place, has a mark of .875 !>y virtue of three triumphs and a tie, and Little Rock third with .025 uii.-J. . I yg > aJljCl LilUUe rtUCtv Ulliu. VYILJI .«•"«•• Erection of these modern • , gym- i nav ing won five and dropped three nasiums provide not only facilities Even if tne Mustangs should wii for basketball playing and gym- rrom the u .j bej something they hav nasllc work but they ave to also | failed ^ do s j nce ^33, they cai iiave a stage for productions of ] noL c i a i m the title. Conferenc various kinds, a kitchen which will make the building convertible into recreation rooms with "eats" to top off the social events, two class rooms to provide Quarters for crowded school conditions and home economics can be taught three games to give this team a high ranking in the league. A. A. Dawson is coach. Jennings has scored 152 points this season and was out one game, due to an injury. Final game of the season for Lepanto will be played Wednesday When Hulbert-Wesi Memphis will play at Lepanto. For better sight, a light should be both sufficient and evenly distributed. Sixty-five" per cent of the pi trons of confectioners are meii hard-center candies have the wh est sale among them. COAL High Grade—Low Price Farmer's Gin & Exchange Co. Phone .3&5 Bill Godwin Stars With Georgia Frosh Bill Godwin, alternate captain of the Chickasaws and twice all- state center, Ls doing a swell job with the University of Georgia Freshmen this year. Named captain for the first game, "Wild Bill" has been outstanding in every game and one of the main reasons why this year's in the curriculum. Each playing court for basketball Ls 44 by 81 feet and this space can be utilized as part ^of the "audi- lorium" or "community hou.se" when needed. Bleachers, sufficient to seat 800 persons, can be used for the athletic; sames. for programs staged and for numerous other gatherings of the school and communities. The class rooms are large— 20 by 25 feet — and. in addition to beinc used for school classes, can be used for special meetings where smaller The mat combination of big Joe Dillman and "Wild Red" Roberts proved a winner in the tag wrestling exhibition at the American Legion arena last night as this pair swept the second and third falls to win over a team composed of Irish Eddie Malone and Karl Von Zuppi. The Malone-Von Zuppi team scored first as result of a disqualification after 15 hectic minutes However, Dillman and Roberts collaborated in battering down both their opponents in turn to win the second in ten minutes, then took •the final in six minutes. The bout was enlivened by flying fists, body kicks and other rough tactics as. Referee Mike Meroney became an unwilling party to the mix-up when he was dragged into the scramble several times by various performers Individual one-fall matches which opened the show resulted in wins for Roberts and Malone. Von Zuppi lost to Roberts in six mm- i rnuai L.ILI/HJ IXUCK., ucui«i, ^~." i utes as result of a stamp hamrnei- ! petitor, can hope for. is .067, by \ oc ^ < an< j Malone used flying tackles ' winning from North Little Rock, j anc i body pin to down Dillman. Blytheville can finish with .900 by trouncing the Mustangs for the seventh straight year. rules require thai a contender mus play at least six games in the 1005 one more than the Thoroughbred scheduled.. A loss for the Chicks would give them a mark of .800, more than enough for the crown. The . there, if such a course is included i mos t Little Rock, nearest com- Old Car Derby Will Be Held Thursi rooms are needed. The stae of each building is large enough to accommodate any type program, including the gracl- There is nothing fluky about the Chickasaws' conquest. They played the strongest and toughest schedule in the league, eleven games with ten straight Big 15 opponents which included the Big 3—Little Rock 1 , Pine Bluff and North Little Entries have been received from Rock—on consecutive Friday nights several points in Arkansas, Mis- are an acid test for any state j souri, Tennessee and Kentucky for prep team. Even the defeat by the Jonesboro Golden Hurricane fails to detract much from their glory, especially in view of the fact that afternoon as a Thanksgiving at- the following week Jonesboro bow- traction. the name was Old when he was young An honored name for over 10O years, Gibson's is a smooth, gentle whiskey that goes down [ easily. Next time say, "Give me Gibson's". the "championship" Old Car Derby race to be staged at Mississippi County Fair Grounds Thursday Through error, the date of the Forrest City-Hlythe- ville Football Game > was published as being: Friday, TNov. 2<>— ' -/ACTUALLY THE GAME WILL BE PLAYED WEDNESDAY NIGHT .: . ••-':" ' - -NOV. 27 . ' 8:00 P. M; Haley Field most formidable, in school history. HLs fine play in the recent annual Georgia-Georgia Tech game, which the Bullpups won, 36-0. in a benefit game before 25,000 persons, drew the following comment from Johnny Bradberry, staff correspondent of the Atlanta Constitution: "Big Bill Godwin, powerful center from Arkansas, looks like a great prospect. He weighs well over 200 pounds and when he tackles it looks like a ton of brick has landed on the runner." are dressing rooms. ' The kitchen and class rooms adjoin the, main room. Of A pound of tea cost between $80 aiid $100 in the United States, in 1700; THERE'S NO TROUBLE PICKING THE TOBACCO FOR QUICK, EASV ROLLING— PRINCE ALBERT! NO SPILLING — THERE'S NO OTHER. TOBACCO LIKE PRINCE ALBERT FOR/MA KIN'S' SMOKES OF SWELL TASTE, AROMA, AND construction, the Lost i champion. Cane gymnasium has a roof of asbestos and that at Gosnell will have a roof of composition shirigles."'' To Parade Before 6- Man Game City: officials . announced/today that Crawfordsville supporters of the Crawfordsville. crack six-man football team.had asked and been permission to stage a Dorado arid tied with Forrest City. n ers of the eight events planned. One great game does not make a otto Scrape, who has rebuilt an- 'STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 'GREAT FROM THE IST SIP" other car especially for this race facts: the 1940 squad is the smallest in size and numbers of any in j recent years, seldom more than 22 NO WASTE. I GET] MILDNESS — 70FuLUWUNDy™e>^STA| SMOKES PER, TIN-! **** • T. J. Gordon (left) and Henry Reeder (r/g/jf) smile a big smile for their pal, Prince Albert Smoking Tobacco. They both say there's no other tobacco like P.A. (So do p/pe-smokersl) IT'S CRIMP CUT 70 fine roll-your-own cigarettes in every handy tin of Prince Albert li. J. Key siotcJiTVlinn-o Compsn j Wltusion-Saleui. X. C. THE NATIONAL JOY SMOKE fordsville. Altheimer Ls rated easily standout six-man team in field. 80 yards by 40 yards. Kicks after touchdown, which are seldom successful, count two points whereas running or passing the ball for extra score counts only one point. i E:.nar olboell, a Danish postal ' clerk, originated the idea of 'the ! Christmas seal for tuberculosis sufferers. \ *• ^ Be Prepared 5 ^ f 41 i; Much credit is due Coaches Dildy and Lee Stickler will be Blythe- and Best. They have done a first ville's entries. class, A-l job, one that should David May, who plans to retire command the respect and admira- from the racing game after this tion of every, football fan. They took event, will race under the Jones- a small, inexperienced bunch of boro colors. kids, sadly lacking in weight and Roscoe Coleman is an entry ability, got them in superb mental from Luxora. and physical condition, ground All of these are widely known them well in fundamentals, inject- m. this section where they have ed; a never-say-die spirit so vitally raced a number of times, necessary :to a winning combina- ThomoV n c'" Union Ci'.y Tenn.; tiqn, '• and. skillfully led them Brown and -Sanders; of FuUon, Ky., . through one of the hardest cam- and Veniable, of Missouri, have ipaigns in state history. also entered the contest. .Their expert job is more signi- i n addition to the feature races, tic'ant in the light of these startling j there will also be what has been ' termed "amateur" races although plans for this event are not yet complete. For the "championship race" between Kentucky and Arkansas, the entries from Northeast Arkansas will be teamed and awards will be made according to scores. To See His First Game In 40 Years Wednesday C. L. Smith, retired Leachville merchant, will see his first football game in 40 years when he comes to Blytheville tomorrow night for the annual clash between the Blytheville Chicks, 1940 Arkansas conference champions, and the powerful Forrest City Mustangs. The last time Mr. Smith was a spectator at a grid contest was in 1900 in New York City. He doesn't recall the identity of the teams which participated in that battle, but he does remember that it was a "knock-down-and-drag-out" affair, as most of the football games were back in those days. The sport, as it was then, didn't exactly suit Mr. Smith's taste and he has never gone to a game since. However, in reading about the Blytheville Chicks recently he has become interested. At least, he wants to see them in action against Forrest City, so he is to be a special guest in the press box at Haley Field tomorrow night. Lepanto Will Play" West Memphis Tomorrow Lepanto defeated Turreil Friday at Turreil, 41-0, in a six-man football game of the Northeast Arkansas Six-Man Football League. James Harvey Jennings made four touchdowns and A. V. Webb made two on a muddy field. Lepanto has won seven and lost Gibson's Straight Bourbon W7)i;key — 90 proof. This u'biskey is 4 years old. The Gibson Distilling Co., New York, N. Y. j^iaiivcu jjv.j.mm.j..^.. -- — — o- | recent ycala. bciuuui muic i/ncni *•parade here Friday afternoon pre- : being available; only two regulars ceding Biytheville's first six-man I returned from the 1939 'team; the football game— between Crawfords- ,f 0rwar< j wa ii 'is composed of a re- ville and the highly rated Altheimer | serve back afc one end and a junior team— Friday night at Haley Field, j graduaLe who has been out of foot- The line of parade will form at l1?all for a year at tne other; a re- Crawfordsville and - wiU| be joined • ' serve center atone tackle and his by others expecting to ^accompany j funning mate a boy who had never the team here 'for thV game. Oraw- j pi ayec i a ga me of. football before fordsville ' is leading, the Northeast tnis Seas0 n; a 1939' reserve and. a | Arkansas six-man- loop at present j uiu - ot - product with a year of inland can finish in no less than a j activity at the guards, and a 144- 'tie for first place. Shawnee, Which • pound" center whose experience is plays Crawfordsville Wednesday;" at j limited to a year in Junior high Crawfordsville by winning could j as a tackle. Two backfield posts share the league uile with Craw- ! were entrusted to a holdover reserve and' a junior graduate. One can hardly point an accusing finger the the i and claim an over-abundance of southern and central part of .the j material. Theirs has been a task state. " ! involving patience, psychology, to Six-man football is somewhat: sa y the least, of hard work, different from the regulation ; 11- j PERSONALLY. I attribute much man game in other ways than the of the successful year to three outnumber of players. The six-man j standing facts. This Chickasaw edi- game is played on an abbreviated ' tion is composed of a .bunch of youngsters who are eager to win. They are willing to pay the price in hard work and training rules. They are always in the game for all it Ls worth and never quit hustling. 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