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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 1, 1949
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: FAGBETG1!T Grid Fans May See New Performers In Wildcat Game Coach Russell Mosley yesterday indicated that some sort of a shakeup in his Blytheville Chlckasaw lineup may be In the making for the Chicks' homecoming battle with the' North Little Rock Wildcats here Friday night, ' + BLVrHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS "I may have » new raster for Friday . night's game," Coach Mosley told a reporter prior to yesterday afternoon's practic session. When asked if he didn't mean, a new lineup, Coach Mosley replied that he meant both a "liew rosier and new lineup." Coach Mosley declined to comment further on the matter or to ^mention names of players that •mfgh't be effected by a possible lineup shake-up but he did state that John Hutcherson, the Chicks big 185-pound sophomore end, has ' "apparently quit the squad," and indicated that there may be ottier uniforms hanging In his office by Friday unless there were some dra.stic : ch'aiiges made. . Coach Mosley 'offered no reason for Hutcherson's Quitting but there was talk floating about the Blytheville High Schol campus yesterday that he hat! been ordered to do so by his parents due to a back injury received in the Nashville game. However, these reports were unconfirmed. Hutcherson Vas not present at >jesterdaj's drills And It was not revealed what "changes" the tribal chieftain ex- 'pected from his squad but he was •believed to have been referring to the team's mental attitude among ( other things * Rumors Flood Camp Rumors flooded the Chicks' camp 'yesterday-.over the .absence of an^other regular, the Tribe's hard *plungirig fullback Robert Reid. ^There : were; reports that Reid had .quit the squad also, but they loo, •'could not-be'confirmed. However, a source^close.-to the school's'Athletic ^Department, denied the-reports and said that Reid Is expected back In • a day or so ;In any event Coach Mosley WHS 'giving-a 1 little extra -attention to Several reserves during yesterday's drills. Carl Bean, a senior, shared the left end duties with regular Max 'Gurley, taking over for the absent Hutcherson and reserves "Louis Anderson and Freddie Smith :did'. considerable running from Reid's fullback slot. ~ "Coach Notes Improvement "Coach" Mosley "-sent his' squad \ through a tougher-tlVan-usual workout, at Haley Field yesterday which leas' climaxed by a game-like scrimmage that lasted for more than an hour. Trie Chicks took to Haley Field yesterday due to heavy rains Sunday;.' and yesterday that flooded their" portion of the 10th Street practice field. Whether, or not Coach Mosley's ' threat of a lineup shake-up was the cause, was not ? known, but there was a noted Improvement in the Chicks' spirit 05 they ran through their pla\s with more zip than- usual and there was a definite improvement in their blocking and tackling practice. The Chicks are scheduled for , similar tough workouts today and ' tomorrow and will.taper off with a light workout Thursday. Roy and Joe Welch Win in Legion Arena The wrestling Welchs can cut another notch on their already well-hacked family totem pole thanks lo the agility of brothers Roy and joe. The Cherokee brother wrestlers used Ihcir agility and know-how as their main offensive weapon last night to take a tag match decision, from William (Wild Bill) Canny and Ray Clements in the main event of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Tlie Welch brothels won the Fordham to Try To "Out-Platoon" Army Saturday '..' NEW YORK, \*ov. l-(..p>—Fordham will try to "put-platoon" 'Army, the most successful platoon specialists In fotball, when the two unbeaten eastern teams collide Saturday at West "point. 't Ed Danqwski, who guides the destinies of (he Rams, is not satisfied with just separate offensive and defensive units. He has a special kickoff unit, a special one to receive xlckoffs and another combination when place kicking. That's five in all. / Such finagling is carried on with 30 regulars and an occasional dip Into a storehouse of some 15 res- grudge affair in straight falls, beating off late rallies hy Clements and Canny, to claim the decision. The bout. In spite of the fact it went for only two falls, lasted for 50 minutes. Roy and Joe used arm bars to win both rounds. The arm bar is an nrm-stretchlng hold that Is usually climaxed by a dislocated shoulder for the person to whom it is being applied, it is considered as one of the most painful holds in wrestling. The Welch Brothers won the first fall after 25 minutes of roiiah and tumble grappling th ' was hlgh- liehteri by free-for-all splurges. elements was the first to go In 15 minutes, the viclim of an arm bar applied by Joe Welch. Canny was defeated in minutes later with the same hold applied by Joe. The second fall lastfd for 30 minutes and was won v in almost Ihe same manner. Hoy Welch defeated elements in 25 mlnule.i with an arm bar. and joe Welch took care of Canny in five minutes with the same type of hold. In the two one-fall preliminary matches Canny defeated Joe Welch in 20 minutes wllh s toe liold am! Hoy welch defeated Clements hi 18 minutes with an arm bar. I'l'KlX'K AIMS roil SKCOND TOUCIIIHMVN-Boile, maker Halfback Worbert Adams sets up Purdue's second tonctulmvi, against Minnesota Saturday by pushing to the three yard line. Upended by a Boilermaker blockcr Is H.lly Bye <7) star Minnesota hallback. Also being blocked is Dick Anonsen ,6) Oopber quarterback °" UlC " CXt '^^ T " e f " ml W " S !>l " d " C 13 ' M"""*™ '• «t same in Minneapolis, Minn. (AP Wirepholo). erves. In the .kickoff formation, owski uses five backs and Dan- three ends. When receiving kickoffs, he'll use six backs. James Buchanan was the only bachelor to become president of the United states. Cleveland *o Cut D From Farm Units CLEVELAND. Nov. l_f/pj_The Cleveland Indians tortny announced elimination of four Class D clubs or their baseball farin system. They are: Cordelle, Ga.;' Stroudslnirg. PH.; lola. Kansas; nnd Union City. Tenn. / The cuts reduced the baseball club's minor league holdings to a lota] of 13 teams. Cordelle. In the Gi-orgla-Ploridi. League, was the only club ol the four owned oul- riRht by Cleveland. The other three operated under working agreements which won't be renewed for the 1950 season. ' General Manager Rudic Scliaffer Indicated that one more club might also be eliminated, probably In Class C. Tribe officials said thye expect lo make up for the cut in player personnel by an intensive farm club spring training camp. They explained hte camp would permit looking over some 400 baseball hopefuls without having to keep them on the roster an entire season. Leo (Liopy) Durocher Yells 'Robbery'; Means It WEST LOS ANGELES. Calif Nov. I. M>,_"We wnz robbed," yelled Leo fl.inpy). Durocher. The New York Giants manager wasn't yelling at an umpire, this lime. He and his wife. Actress I.a- raine Day reported to police last night lhat someone slole' a purse containing 577 in cash and $75 worth of jewelry from a bedroom of their home. , Diamonds become luminous In a dark room after ex|x\snre to sunlight, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Irish Again Top Rated in AP Balloting NEW YORK. Nov. !—«>)—Noire Dame continues to rool up the score In the Associated Press,football poll with 83 per cent of the first place votes in the filth weekly ratings. New faces come and go In Ihe top 10 but nobody is close to the Fighting Irish who were ranked first by 133 of the 161 sports writers and sporLscasters participating. Cage Officials' Meeting Called Proposal is Made To Re-organize County Association Efforts to re-organize the now defunct Mississippi County Basketball Officials Association will be made Nov. 7 at a meeting of all cage officials of the county in Blytlicvlllc, it was announced today. Announcement of the re-organi- ;"" d ,,J!.', C . an ofriclal of the old'organization county would be invited to attend of the new association. other members of the "big rushing along behind them. The rest are stragglers in the voting Army is second. Oklahoma third „, lll( . , luw ils . sucmllon . and California •fourth, just like ! |W alls also slated that coaches of nlf iTi n r' g n ,'• cornerctl '• the various schools of Ihe county i n ™', r T of lhe f "' st |ll!>CB t would be.invited to attend the mcet- Dallots Okahoma drew 11, Army lug in order to meet and to talk 10, aim California three. The others ! with the officials that will be call- . went to loth-place Michigan State (21 and to seventh-place Cornell (11. Minnesota and i'cnsylvania nose- Ing their games this winter. "It is hoiiert that we can get the organisation in operation again for the mutual benefit of the officials - .......... • — >j ....... n m/ai;- mua ene o e ofcals dived out of the lop 10 after their j and the coaches," Wall said. "The respective defeats by Purdue and ' sole purpose of such an organiza- Ptttsburgh. Southern Methodist I tion will be to promote better offi- anri Michigan State took their elating within the county and a bet' ..... places. None of the "big four was hard pressed last Saturday. Notre Dame thumped Navy, ln-0; Army ran over Virginia Military. - 40-14; Olahomn walloped Iowa State, 31-7, arln Cal- ler understanding between the coaches and the officials." ' To Discuss Rule Changes Wall pointed out, however, that I the association was to be. more or / —•• "-•'•'*•• ol-,, tuin \ji\i- i less a social organization and not irorma turned back UCLA's chal- i an officials' union. "We do not in."??-. 35 ~ 21 ' I lemi 'o use the organization as an Michigan, the only other team axe to hold over the coaches' head " expect Notre Dame lo lead 'the he said, "it will be an organization poll Ihis season, gained support for the officials that will operate by toppling Illinois, 13-0. As n result the Wolverines' a'dvanctd peg from sixth to fifth. more or less like a club." He also stated that plans for the - Nov. 7 meeting will Include Ihe dis- Baylor's unbeaten .Bears jumped cusslon of the new rules changes in from tenth lo sixth on the strength hotl1 boys and girls basketball and of a 40-14 ramble against Texas- thn ' " ll officials and coaches will Christian. Cornell moved up one i lie Rsk( 'rt 'o bring their 1919-50 rule step to seventh on Its 5-1-0 rout of ] books to go over the new rule Columbia but Rice, stirprisinsly, ame "dnicn(s. , fell from No. 5 to No. a despite ! sitc for lll « Blytheville meeting a 28-b win- over. Texas Tech. has llot as i' el - been picked, Wai! Soulherrr"Methodist, a 7-o win- sai(1 ' V ut '*" is h °l>ed that either ner over Texas .on Doak Walker's'" 10 cit - v IIa " court room or the placement, took over ninth position I B| ythcvillc High School gymnasium and Michigan stale, which faces i wi " be m!uic available. Notre Dame's powerhouse this Sal- urdny. ruined Temple, 62-14, graduating to 10th place. Judy By Garland Ordered MGM to Reduce MOLLYWO.OD, Nov. I—My— J n d y Garland must shed some poundage or else lose another top role. M-G-M bosses huddled yesterday to discuss the . possible removal of Ihe singing star from her role in "Summer Stock" and even possible suspension. A studio spokesman said Ju<l> is some 'eight pounds overweight one morec chance" and it was and w,as up for possible suspension because she had ignored another order to reduce. However, she pleaded for 'just given her She also reportcrilv didn't show up for a studio reher- sal last Saturday. Last spring, her role in "Annie Get Your Gun" was given to Butty Hutton when M-G-M said Judy failed to. report oil a set after lunch. She was suspended for several months' then and was reinstated after some time at a Boston clinic. Sudbury Hips Yarbrol9toO In Kiddie Play Sudbury's up-aiHl-coming football team scored a 19-0 victory over the Yarbro eleven in "Y" Grade school play ycstcniay afternoon at Uttle Park:'The game »-as a playoff of a rained out game of two .weeks ago. •Sudlury scored once c-.cll in the first, .second and fourth periods while the Yarbro teams was able to garner only two first downs and never seriously thrcrtened the winners' goal. In the first period, the victors tallied their first T. 1. on a pitcli- out from quarterback Bobby Smith 'o K. D. Moore who ran the remaining to yrrcis for the score. Smith ran the extra point and the score was 7-0. The second tally came five minutes before the end of the ha' when Kenneth Stanley took it ovir mi a 20 yard jaunt around end. The try for extra point, failed. During the scorlcss third period Sudbury had one scoring play called back on a mlr infraction but came back to take advantage of a Yarbro fumble, which K. n. Moore plucked out of the air for a 3S yard scoring break In the last quarter. The Grade school football rivalry will be resinned Thursday afternoon with Central playing Yarbro and Sudbury meeting Lange ol Friday. Insurance Firm Mores To Location on Main James A. Bryant, manager for the American United Life Insurance Company in -Blytheville, announced today that the company's offices had been moved from the Glcnccie Hotel Building and is now located on the second floor of the Farmers Bank Building. Underwriters to be in the office other than Mr. Bryant include: J. L. Thompson, Jr., Lloyd WL=c and Bill Carter. ATTENTION. EX-G.I.'s To Maintain Your Benefits, 1MY' YOUR LEGION DUES NOW! DUD CASON POST 24 A lazy evening catchin W|J wilh your reading! THIS IS PART OF The way you lake lo an easy cliair and all llie comforls of lionic, llialV how you'll take tr> 1INI.& Hill. 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"One reason ihese formations do so well Is that tlic boys don't know what lo do when they're douhle- teamed; they're used to playing defense aRainst the T. . . . But it stands to reason that when you have two offensive formations, It, makes coaching twice as hard for the opposition. They have to teach two defenses to use against you." . . . . Maybe Kerr would be smart to iet the subject drop there; some rival may come up with a "three platoon" team to cover all the angles. Quoit", Unquote Don Gill. Universiiy of Florida trainer: "The most used article in the tialnins room is tape—f'm glad it isn't red." . One-Minute Snorts I'ngc A southern coach, who wisely elects to remain anonymous, gives tins report: "I haven't seen a really high class (earn clown here this year—nnd that includes Kentucky." . . . The nuffalo Bills, among the pro footlwll attendance leaders with an average of around 28,000 lor home games, are itrugglm;; to keep their loss for the season under S100.000. ... of course, amalgamation, and the consequent redi'ction of costs would help that situation but what about the All Americ: i Conference's avowed intention of keeping the players in the high pav brackets?. . . . Tin; Oklahoma A.A. U. has nominated amateur golf champion Charley Cc-e for the Sullivan Memorial -Award, and you'd have a hard time finding a better candidate. . . . Most-traveled team of the lot!) football season must he the 5'/.man drill team from the ^en.sacola. Fla.. Naval Prc-Flight School, ft has appeared at the Ohio State-Missouri, Georgia Tcch-Tu- lare, Michigan State-William and Mary and Penn State-Syracuse games. Shilistics I>C|it. Army snd fordham may. set a new collcgtite record by having a total of 102 players in uniform Saturday. . . Army customarily dresses 5fj; Fordliam expects to take 47 to West Point. . . . Fordham, incidentally, has more footballers than the dressing room can accommodate, so the subs take turns on the available lockers: thus Mike Krnaldo was playing in his first game when he caught the las', touchdown - pass against Georgetown. , . . Moose Krause, Noire _TUKSDAY. NOVEMBER I, 1949 Notre Dome Has Best System of All With Spirits Knocking Down Rivals By AMOS B. HOOPI.E lilockcr for Jim Thorpe Egad, gentle readers! Thus far I haven't delved h to the Intricalc machinery set up by each coach to thwart and outwit adversaries- It's a lot of balderdash, If you ask me—har-rmnpli! When I was blocking Thorpe, I simply took five or six stalwarts out of the famed Indian's pathway. I think you will find that the best football system ever devised. Boiled down it simply u this: Knock somebody down. The great coaches or other years, Stagg, Dodie and Pop Warner, used to ask my advice about some new wrinkle (hey thpught would dazzle the opposition. Inv .riably i would tell them to stick to the old scheme. While a great many coaches rush about with diagrams in every pocket, let me point to Notre Dame as a vindication' of my theory. Coach Leahy declares Notre Danie excels only in spirit. They just give somebody the ball and a bunch or spirits. rush around the field smacking down everybody wearing a strange uniform. After Notre Dame executes a cutback through tackle, a great many bodies lie strew:i about the field, felled by those Notre Dame .spirit!;. It's the best system of all. Do not leave anybody standing around I to tackle your ball carrier. I Now go on to the forecast of games (o be played Nov. 5: Vain II. JSrown 1 ' t Princeton 20, Harvard 12 Dartmouth 20, Columbia 14 Tuhinc 20, Liavy 13 Virginia 20, Penn 14 Ohio Slate 10, Pill 1 Indiana 20, Illinois 14 .Minnesota 13, Iowa 7 (A Kansas 20, Nebraska G Oklahoma 27, Kansas State ft Michigan 20, Purdue 19 \olre name 34, Mich. Stale 1Z • .Missouri 20, Colorado 0 Xortliiveslern 14, Wisconsin 14 liicc 20, Arkansas H Tcsas 20, lluylor i'i Wake Forest 13, Duke 6 Georgia 33, Florida 7 Tennessee 14, O"0 phi Tech 7 Vanclcrbilt 13, l.a. Stale K So. Methodist 20, Texas A. & SJ. 7 Washington Slate 13, California 6 Washington. ID, Oregon 7 Slanford 13, So. Calif. 10 Freddy Dawson to Fight Ike. Williams Nov. 28 PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1. l/pj_ Freddy Dawson of Chicago, who lias failed to lick lightweight champion Ike Williams in three non-title efforts, gels another opportunity here Nov. 2 m«l this time the crown will be on the line. Promoter Phil Classman announced yesterday that Trenton Ike— undisputed boss of the 135 pcund- ers since August 4. 1047 -had signed to defend his title for the fifth time. Form Equipment Man Attends Conferences \V. E. Hodges of Elythcvillc, sales representative In this area for New Idea farm equipment, has returned from a four-day conference at the company's headquarters in Coldwater. O. A total of 127 factory sales representatives and managers of 16 branch offices attended the meeting and also inspected • the new S5.000.000 plant built by the New Tdea firm, which Is a division of Avco Manufacturing Corp. Oysters were delicacy as far back as the time of the ancient Romans. Dame athletic director, says the "new" huddle, enables the Irish to run 10 to 15 more plays a game. Their opponents . wish they'd back to the old one. go Firing Starts Today In North-South Open PIiS'EHUHST. N. C.. Nov. 1. (/!')— The 47th North and South open golf tournament got under way today. Tommy \Vright. a lanky veteran pro from Kingbporl. Tenn., led the list of 118 qualifiers yesterday with a snappy 07, five undei par for the No. 2 championship country club course, a G.952-yard strip. His 67 left him a stroke ahead of veteran pros Willie Goggin of White Plains, N. Y., and At Houghton of Landover. Md., who each had 35-33 and a newcomer. Lou Barbara of Deal, N. J.. who had 36-32. Halloween Prankster In Grocery Store Gets M $230 at Point of Gun • PITTSBURGH. Nov. 1. (IP) _ It cost Frank Caialbo S230 to learn that a holdup was not a Holloween prank. A man wearing a Halloween mask walked inlo a supermarket last night. He waved a gun at Catalbo and said: "This Is a holdup." "This is a Halloween prank," laughed Cataltao. The man fired a shot into the ceiling and then dug his gun-viciously Into Calalbo's ribs. "This is Ihe real thing," he snan- ped. A moment laler he left with $230 from the cash register. ' ' ION OWNERS! CHECK THIS NOVEMBER Overhaul Special! 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