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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 2, 1949
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PAGE TON BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1949 Marked Tree Calls Off Tilt With Paps; Chicks Meet N.L.R. ,' The Blylhevilte Papooses will be without competition this week. Coach Earl Stabler announced yesterday that the Marked Tree Junior Indians, who were scheduled to meet the Paps tomorrow night, had cancelled their game which was to have been played in Marked Tree. Coach Stabler said that Marked Tree officials cancelled the game because wet practice grounds prohibited scrimmages this week. He said that he has been seeking a game with some other opponent but was unable to'book a contest. * To', replace the cancelled lilt Coach Stabler said that he is planning «n ultra-squad game for either tomorrow afternoon or tomorrow night. The game will be played at Haley Field he said and will be played with game-like rcnl- ness. The Junior chieftan will divide his squad Into two teams, mixing regulars wltK reserves, for the contest. ' The Paps along with their Dig brother Chicks witnessed another hard drill session yesterday. The Papa .worked put at the Tenth Street practice field while the Chicks again took to Haley Field. In spite ol the fact that their game this week was cancelled, the Paps witnessed full-length drills yesterday. They spent considerable time in working on offensive maneuvers while the reserves brushed up on defensive work. Chicks Get Real Workout It was block-tackte-btoek for the Chicks yesterday p.s Coaches Russell I-'osley and John Staples sent their tribe through another gruel- ling scrimmage. The tribal chief- tans emphasized rugged blocking and tackling during yesterday's drill* especially in the long scrimmage which climaxed the drills. Robert Reid,' the' Chicks 190- pound hard driving fullback, was back in uniform yesterday, spiking rumors that he had quit the squad. Reid missed drills Monday and there was talk that he had quit the -'team along with sophomore end,John Paul Hulchcrson. Hutch- erspri, however, was not present at yesterday's drills.. Trie Chicks «re slated lor another rough workout this afternoon, their final one before taking on the North Little' Rock Wildcats In their »nnu«l homecoming game here Friday night. Following today'* practice the Chicks will taper off with «. light limbering up drill tomorrow. •,The Chick coaches are doing everything possible to have thelr trlbe up lor this week's contest which will be the Chicks' third against a Big Six team this year. In their other two encounters with the state's larger schools, they were defeated. Hai Better Record The Wildcats presently are rated one of the weaker teams of the Bis. Six division only one notch better than Fort Smith and Hot Springs who are tied (or cellar position in the conference standings. In the Big Six race the Wildcats^ have a record of ( one win against two defeats, winning from Hot Springs and losing 'to El Dorado and Pine Bluff In'all-games played this year the Chicks 'and the Wildcats have almost Identical records with three wins arid three losses each but the Wildcats have played one more contest and were tied. The two teams have played only one common opponent. Pine Bluff, and on the basis of the scores of each game the Chicks rate a scant seven points better. Pine Bluff defeated North Little Hock 26-7 and won over the Chicks 20-8. In the juniors' practice tilt. Coach Stabler will divide his squad into a "Red" 'and a "White" team, playinj half of his regulars on one anc half on the other. Probable starters for the "Red' team will be Skclton and O'Dell at ends, Richardson and Criner tackles/ Swift and Birmingham a guards, Holland at center, Snidei at quarterback, Moslcy and O'Brler at halfbacks and Childers at fullback.. Red reserves will be Brnci Hay, Garner, Henson, Coppedge Brown and Halslcad. Probable starters for the "White' • team: Hall and Shepherd at ends Hodge and Miller at tackles, Jonci and smothermon at guards, Pri vett at center, Bratchei at quarter back, Hays and Blankcnship at halfbacks and Gentry at fullback. Baseball League Plan is Revived Blytheville to Have Delegation Attend Jonesboro Meeting A group of Blytheville business nen and baseball fans arc to go .o Jonesboro Sunday to talk over he possibilities of the formation of a Class u baseball league in Eastern Arkansas, it wai announced today. Worth D. Holder, manger of the Blytheville Chamber or commerce said that he has received a telegram from Herschcl Dobo of Helena, who piloted the Dlythcville ilants in the days of the old ilass D Northeast Arkansas League ind who last year was business manager of the Helena Scaporters n the Cotton States League. The telegram extendc-i an in- ,'ltalion to Blytheville to have representatives at tile meeting. . Mr. Holder stated that the tele- tram was turned over to Fred S Saliba, Blytheville business man md baseball enthusiast who stated that he would contact several other lhamber or Commerce's Baseball Committee, in tin attempt to get i delegation to attend the mcet- ng- Telegram Folhm-s Letter . The telegram received by Mr. Holder yesterday was In collection with a leter from Mr. Bubo several weeks ago inviting Blytheville to take part In the plans for the formation of a Class D loop In Eastern Arkansas along with Helena. 'Paragould, Jonesboro, Newport and other Easter Arkansas cilies. The invitation to join a Class IV League was the second extended Blytheville within a year. Last summer several Blytheville baseball fans received leters from Dutch Hoffman of Belleville,' 1 111., president of the Class D Illinois ^ League Inviting Blytheville to be Included in,the formation of a league to include teams in Northeast Arkansas, Southeast Missouri and western Tennessee. 1 Several of the letters were turned over to the Blytheville Jaycecs who appointed a special committee to look into the prospects of the Inclusion of Blytheville in such a league but the idea apparently fizzled out and very little h ea dway was reported. Implement Dealers Confer in Memphis Harold Callahan, manager of the Jack Robinson Implement Company has returned from Memphis where he attendee! a two-day meeting of the Ferguson farm Implement dealers of the Mid-South. Highlight of the two-day forum was field demonstrations of severa of the company's implements am a discussion of agricultural prob lems. Philip C. Page, national distribution director, and other Fcrgusor Company officials were speakers a the meeting. Bangkok Post Office Works Its Customers BANGKOK <AP)—At the past office there are special boxes for posting mail—marked "Foreign", " land" and "Air Mail". Every few hours a postman come.' with a huge bag. He empties eacl box and drops all .the letters into the big bag. There are approximately 64,000 blind persons in the United States Barnhill Takes Gloomy View Of Rice Game FAYETfEVILLK, Ark., Nov. 2. AP)—Coach John Barnhill Uxlay xx>k a naturally preimlstic view of ils Arkare=as Raiorbacks' football ngagement at Houston Saturday. "I think Rice is a little tough for us," he said, "especially since we will be without Leon Campbell again tills week. I believe Rice is as strong a team as there Is in the Southwest Con- "erence and the South, about equal ,o Baylor. "But we'll go down there and do the best we can." Physicians examined Campbell's njurecl knee and said the star. full- Jack may be able to play. against Southern Methodist Nov.•.IZXThcy said a cartilage in the knee was torn..Campbell will be litted'iwth a special shoe, having a. raised heel, .o remove pressure from the cartilage. Otherwise, if the Porkers gel by scrimmages today and tomorrow, :hey should be in top physical condition for tlie Rice game. Guard Tlieron Roberts Is lianipered by .a cold but it Isn't expected to keep him out of action Saturday. Tlie Kaaorbacks will 1 fly to Houston Friday. At Rice, Coach Jess Ncely was fearful of overcontidcnce on the part of his Owls. He told them: Some pt'ople around town ' are talking a lot about the 1 Baylor-Rice game. I believe the team \ve play Saturday Is Arkansas. That enough for (is to consider at this time." Necly may have been thinking of 1946, when his heavily-favored En was upset by Arkansas and, a.s a result, had to share the Southwest Conference championship: with Lhe Razorbacks. . Two Owls who had been Injured, Center Gerald Weatherly and End Froggie "Williams, returned-'lo heavy duly yesterday. Guard J. S: Roberts and Halfback Sonny Wyatt worked out without pads because'of injuries. OSCEOLA'S SEMINOI.ES-Shown above are the Osceola High* School Scmluoles who are presently tied with Wilson as the top con- enders for the District Three Class B crown. Members of the Seminbles re: front row (left to right)—J. E. Jacks, Jlmmle Sliancyfclt, L*stcj Jreameans, Billy Floyd Travis, Paul stilwcll, John Cox, Billy Alexander, Joleman I .annum and Raymond Meadows. Second row—Coach Rube Boyce, Harold Perry, Tommy Spiers, Harvey Lee Hill, Jirnmie Stevens, Doyle Dunn, Warren Weinberg, Jim Dickey Wright, Clarence Wilson, 'ete Wills, Don Johnson. Jimmie Lowe, Sam Fleming and Coach Conrad lamer. The Seminoles play at Germantown, Tcnn., Friday night. Slim Points Have Kept Texas Out of Grid Elite AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 2. W—Tele- New Tittle World Series' Foreseen For West Cods> LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1. (AP):—A new "Little World Series" 'betweei the League champion and either_the American Association International League .pennanl winner Is being talked. PCL Prexy Clarence Rowland salt yesterday that Ihe' plan is under discussion and he hopes to announce an agreement soon. Rowland said the plan under discussion will cither pit the PCL champ against the American Association or International winner- against the survivor of an elimination series between the two Eastern circuits. The AA and Internalional tithsts now face each other in a "Little World Series." Weatherman Halts Play In North-South Open PINEHURST, N.C., Nov. 2. (.!>)— Set back 24 hours by the weathe man, the 47th North and South open golf tournament got off to a fresh start today. Winriup of the 12-hole, S7,50< tournament will be Friday. About half of the 112-man field was on the No. 2 championshi; course absorbing a thorougi drel ctjng when a midday cloud ourst finally forced tlie calling of of further play yesterday. Earthworms swallow soil and di Best the vegetable matter from it , , \ ! SETS THE PACE FOR PLEASURE! Old Sunny Brook I BRAND JBH the whiskey that's 44 "Come over on the SUNNY BROOK side!" >> ,-~A*~, * ~-^^<-.^., ~.,«^^ McK.csson&Kobbiiu5, Inc. -Exclusive Distributors • Little Rock* t>57o Grain Neutral Spirits Hot Shot Bowlers Dominate Play in Tuesday League - . . - The Hot Shots continued to dom- copcd Into 12 seconds was a season Inale play in the Tuesday Night if broken dreams for Texas. Nine joints kept the Longhorns out of' he nation's football elite— nine Minis lost them game- to three of 'lie top learns of the country. Two missed passes, n point utter ouchdown and a field goal pitched hem into bitter night have been. reverie of what Texas, starting the season with jrlght thoughts, rolled over three 'oes without getting up a sweat. Then came Oklahoma. The Longhorns bowed to the Sooners 14-20 vhen Ben Proctor, .great Texas wihgintin, dropped a pass thrown iquurely to him in the end zone. . Next, Texas puts on a stirring ast-half drive lo beat Arkansas 27-14. Then came Rice, tlie Owls battled back to win 17-15 in the last ten seconds of play on Fioggie Williams. a field goal by And last week there was Southern Methodist. In tlie last quarter Doak Walker came off the bench to kick .he point after touchdown that beat Texas 7-ti. Again Proctor dropped a pass In the end zone as the big clock showed two seconds to go. Eight times Texas was in scoring territory and couldn't make It, once fumbling on the three-yard line. In eacli of these three games they lost, the Longhorns held the edge in first downs and total offense. McCarthy Signs Bosox Contract For 1950 Season • Boston,™. Nov. 2. Boston Bowling League last niylit by taking out of three games from the Salilia Gale live in league action at Chitwood Lanes. High 'for the Hot shot.? was Bradley who bowled a neat 520.for the three-game scrie.s. Spain led Saliba with a 405. Meads' Clothiers won three games from the cellar dwelling Coca Cola Boltlers last night with White high for the winners with 571. Reagan led Coca Cola with 4-16. Van Patten's AAA team won three straight Irotn Feinbergs. Ivan Van Patten paced lis team with a total of 493 pins. H. Knop paced tlie losers with 477. The Knights of Columbus grubbed two out of llirce from the Flyers .with Roberts leading the way with 4QT and Harker pacing the losers with 492. The top ten bowlers of the week iu the individual scoring department are: Geary, Hot Shots, 113 :C. Abbott, Hot Shots 171; Fra.ser, Hot Shots, 166; Van Patten, Torsten Lindq.uist, Ho:ler. AAA, 159; AAA, 160; Dr. Feinbergs, 162; Ford, AAA, 159; Hokc, Meads; 158; White, Meads, 158, Father Francis McDevitt, Knights of Columbus. 158. Red, Sox announced yesterday . tlia Joe McCarthy had renewed his contract as : manager of the club. The terse announcement climaxed speculalion whether McCarthy would accept the Sox offer to return next season. McCarthy's 'two-year contract expired at the end of tlie season- but the Red Sox front office made known-he was. welcome back. Owner .Torn- .Yawkey and general manager .Joe Cronin told newsmen they were "very pleased" McCarthy had made up'his mind to handle the team again. The Red Sox finished as runner- up In the American League - both years McCarthy was at the helm- losing to 'Cleveland In a playoff game in 1948 and to the Yankees on the final day of tlie season : year. Japanese Scientist Has Artificial Snowflakes LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. U. Nakaya, of Japan, "grows" artificial snowflakcs. What's more, he's found a use for them—helping the weatti- or man. A professor of meteorology at- Hokkaido University, Dr. Nakaya said he was the first to create the delicate crystals. He made the first one 19 years ago, he said, by varying temperature, pressure, humidity and wind velocity In a specially built chamber. He's been experimenting ever jince. He believes that by comparing natural and artificial flakes, he will soon be able to tell the temperature and humidity of the 'Y' Cage League Managers and Coaches to Meet Coaches and managers of teams entered in the Blytheville Y's Independent basketball league will meet at 7:30 tonight In the. Y rooms, to complete plans for the coming cage season, J. P. Garrott, director of tlie Y said yesterday. Mr. Garret said that so far live teams have been entered in the league. These are Hubbard Hardware. Wakefield Service Station, Ark-Mo Power, Blytheville Motor Company and a team from Holland, Mo. Mr. Garrott said that it Is hoped a sixth team will he entered before tonignt's meeting but in the event that an additional team Isn't acquired, the league schedule will be drawn up {or the five teams. The main topic.for discussion tonight will be the schedule and the election of league officers. Mr. Garrott stated that so far gym in which to play league games has not been acquired but it is hoped that either the gym at the National Guard Armory or the high school will be made available. Yon/cs, Bums Win Bert/is on All-Star Nine NEW YORK, Nov. 2. (AP)—The *)ew York Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgers, rivals In the last world series, each gained two berths on :he Associated Press' 1949 majoi league all-star learn. Both, however, were forced to ilny second fiddle to the Bosum fled Sox who led all clubs with three representatives—outfielder Ted Willams and pitchers Mel Parnell ;md Ellis Kinder. The remainder of the dream squad picked by a poll of 116 members of the Baseball Writers' AS.SO- ulatlon of America Is composed of one player each from the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals and 'itsburgh Pirates. oaseman .and shortstop Pliil riiz- Tommy Hcnrich, a converted first zuto are the world champion Yankees on the squad. Second baseman Jackie Robinson and calchcr' Roy Campanella are the Dodgers' representatives. Third Baseman George Kell, only Tiger on the team, received the most votes. He was named on 113 of the 116 ballots cast. Williams was next with 112."Others to hit^tne century figure were Robinson, 108, and Stan Musial, Cardinals' star flythnser, 100 Campanella Just missed with 99. Henrich got 97 votes for first and five in the outfield. Musial got three additional voles, all for first base. The smallest number of votes for a winner went to Ralph Kiner, Pittsburgh's home run slugger, whose 68 votes won the right field opst. Rizzuto won with 83 votes. The lefthanded Parnell, who won -25 games and tost only eight, drew T8 votes, one more than the right- handed Kinder, who led all American League pitchers with a 23-6 won and lost record. Indians of Hay,i Down Illmo, 26-0 Victory Gives Team Lead in "Little 8" Missouri Conference By M. L. Williams Courier News Correspondent HAYTI, MO., Nov. 2—Haytl High School's Indians virtually clinched Southeast Missouri's Little Eight Conference title last night by blanking the Illmo-Pornfelt eleven 26-0 in a game played at Illmo. The Indians struck quickly for two touchdowns in the first period for a 13-0 lead and the rest was easy. They had single counters In the third and fourth quarters to '•umplete the rout. Tlie Indians first tally c-me In the early minutes of the game un a sustained drive that started at the Haytl 45. With halfback Kenny Bracken doing most of the carrying the Indians rolled to three straight tlrst downs to the Illmo -me fvom where Bracken plowed over tackle to score. Notgrass kicked the extra polst. ' The second touchdown came oiilj a few minutes later when end Hugh Dorris broke through, blocked a llmo pi nt on the Illmo 36. pickec ip the crazily bouncing ball and emoted over the remaining yard- ige into the end zone. Tills time Notarass' kick from placement was llocked. Scoreless In Second Quarter The second period was scoreless nit the Indians rallied again in .he third period and another block ert punt set up this touchdown Notgrass broke through from line backer to Jwt Hie kick down on the 12 and recovered. Bracken on th rirst play from scrimmage circle* left end all the way to score. Not grass' kick from placement wa wide, Hnyll's final touchdown came in tile fourth quarter on another loni drive. The Indians took over o: their own 42 and inarched straigli to pay dirt. Bracken passed to Mel son for 20 and then slanted of tackle for 12 more. From the I Bracken slashed over tackle agaii and this time he went all the waj Bracken passed to Nelson for th point after touchdown. The victory left the Indians ii first place In the Little Eight stand ings with no losses and - one tic First Successful Mill For Cotton to Work Again PAWTUCKET, The area In which natural flakes art formed. Ti\!s would help weather men understand the formation of storm centers and the structure of storm clouds. Dr. Nakaya Is on a lecture tour of the United States and Canada. His sponsor is the International Committee of Snow and Ice Flakes. . first successful cotton mill 'in' America soon will hum again, this time as un historic- exhibit. Established in 1193 by English-horn Sameul Slater, who employed locally hevm imber, the mill is being reconditioned by the Old Slater Mill Association. The Association plans lo re-equip the sturdy structure with ancisnl machinery and set it in motion early next year.- Tlie machine most desired, however. Is In the Smithsonian Institution—Samuel Slater's first machine of Its kind made In America Slater brought its Intricate "plans' o this country "in his head.™ its mechanism was a carefully guardet secret in Kngland. * The scientific name for a Siber ian wild dag is Cuon rutilans. They have only one more confer ence game to play, a Thanksgivin Day engagement with tlie Mn.lde High eleven. Dexter, the Indian 'clDsesl rival for tile league titl haj- suffered one loss and one ti in league competition. Last night's game was original! scheduled to be played Friday nlih but, was moved up due to ,conflii with a teachers meeting this week end. . • Starting lineups llayll Pos. lllmo-Fornfe White .'. L, E Bea Wickham .... L.T Cart Masterson ... L.CT. ... Hamilio Diuvson O . Bolllngi Cunningham R G Knigi Pentlergrnss . R T Curnc Dorris R E Ender Chism ... Q B.' Rane Bracken . H B Boswe Bush H.B Ba: Notgrass F B Harol Substitutions: Hnylt — Howan Chaffin. Cooper, McCrary, Gobi Bradley, Miller. Only Five Prep Teams Of State Undefeated LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 2. (A'j—Jlli. five Arkansas high school footba teams—two In Class A and three In Class B—still are undefeated and Sports Roundup Hiirb Fullerton ft. NEW YORK, Nov 2-W5—Majoj- rague taim bosses Insist there : no "cellinj-", on practical opera- ions of baseball chains, but you otlce that a lot of clubs are cut- ng down to a limit of somewhere etween 10 and 15 affiliates . ieyond that tlie operation apjtar- ntly becomes too expensive for he number of good placers devcl- ped. though one operator points ut that a couple of m on 03'- making arms con carry a lot of the load . . On the other side, minor lea- uers complain that most working sroements are unsatisfactory and liat the majors saddle the little lubs with too big a share of tlifi* xpenses . . . But the little gujiHV an't go it alone because they ' Ein't compete for talent nor sup- ort expensive scouting staffs . Right now there are some 400 ninor league clubs. If each b'g eaguc clubs should limit Itself to 5 farms, that would take care 3f 24t) of them. Maybe the answer s that a lot of towns want baseball but can't simpnrt -winlzcd earns at nresent-d»j prices . :t you can flqure out what to do o rthem, you'll havo a tot of foiJrter for hotstovc discussions—and probably nothing more. tion, All In The Aul Perm State's dramatic organiza- th? Thespians, has voted an iy incmbmhin t o Jim DI-RK- otta. Syracuse end. for "the gieat- \st piece of dramatis noting ever seen 0:1 Beaver Field . . . Seems hat in last Saturday- Penn State-Syracuse erame. with the ball on the one vsrrt line niirt mil" a few seconds left to play, nrat.otta fell flat on his face and E^ve a notable nerfnriniinr* of anpenring in- iuretl. That stopped the clock and save Svraruse one mnre nlay for Its final score . The Thesnlfins should realize such th>"2s nre necessary in football: it's only in nmntuer dramatic ffrouiis where vou find feminine li>nrt s whose faces would stop a clock. v rieskln Picklns The Fordlwm Ram ^ Is In ii jnm. • ! 9 Tiilane vs. Navy • ^ If Tulane's bi» Grcenics Start nctiiis like Tieanlnes, They'll Rive Bib Zastrow A seat in the lust r'>w. Notre Dame vs. Mirhie.m State Here's once when. Frank, 'the master" can Think Biggie Miinn is man. Princeton vs. Harvard Princeton's Kazmaier Passes farther mid his.her- Denver vs. St. Mary's The only wav to'catch the Gaels Is clir> theii wings mid put salt on their tails. bogie Nevada has .fewer that two people per square "lile. • untied for the season. They arc Waldron and Stuttgart, with eight wins apiece, in Class.A, and England, with seven, and Pocahontas and Wilson, with six each, m Class B. Several other elevens have, perfect district slates but have been beaten by outsiders. 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