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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 26, 1950
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MOT KZ Earl Stabler Quits As Papoose Coach Coach Earl Stabler of BIythevllle Junior High Schoo •nnimced last night that he has submitted his resignatior to »ccept a job as principal of the junior high .school a Whitton. * HU resignation is to become tt- fectivt »t the termination of his present contract next, month. He iriji assume his new duties In Sep- fctaber. Coach Stabler came to Blylhe- vfllfi AS junior football and basket- bull coach last year and guided the P»p» through successful seasons In both sports. Under Coach Stabler, the Pap basketball team witnessed one of its most successful seasons with a record of 17 wins against only three losses and It won the county championship. Stabler's football team had a record of four wins against three losses In the seven games It played. To Work on Degree Stabler, a native of Qutncy, Fla,, Mid that he planned to enter the University of Mississippi this summer to continue work on his masters degree. He, his wife and son will move to Oxford, Miss., within a few weeks. Stabler graduated from Hendrix College at Conway in the spring of 1949 and his assignment here was hia first coaching Job. While at Hendrix he was ft member of the varsity track team and also pluyed basketball. H« eerved five years with the BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) couitrER NEWS Army Air Force during World War Two, three of them at the Blytheville Army Air Base. He was a physical training inslructor while will) the Air Pcrc«. fluperinlendenl of Schools W. B. Nicholson this morning verified Coach Stabler'* resignation and Mild that no immediate action was planned in naming his successor. Luxora Team Wins 18-4 over Number Nine , LUXORA, May 26.—Luxora's Independent, baseball team garnered »n,i»-t win over the Number Nine Niner« of the Mississippi County •emi-Pro League under the lights of Hale Field in Osccola last night. J. T. Conner went the distance tor Luxor*, allowing 10 hits, strik- tag out nine and leading bis team Jn hitting with three hit* in four limes; at- bat. Don Bunch was the losing pitcher. Ke sorted for Ihe Niners but was relieved In the fifth by Lopez O'Kane.. I^uxora. collected a total of 1». hits^off the two Number Nine Jiurtari.",,"'•.•;'" : '>.-'. . '•'••' ' Ltixora goes to Armarel for. a S ame with the Armorel Tigers Sun- ay. . , Number Nine AB R H C. Fisher ss 4 I 2 Hollingsworth Ib 4 o 1 T. Fisher 3b 5 2 3 Rounsavall 2b 4 1 o Barger c 4 0 ] ftuary rl 4 0 j OTCane rf-p 4 0 i Vrska H 3 0 0 Bunch p-rf 1 o 1 Totals — — — TRAINS FOR TOUR —Jasclu Ilclfetz, famous violinist, takes to Ihe tennis court while vacitlonlnfr in Hollywood before departing for a series of concerts in Israel. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pel. Atlanta 28 12 .700 Mobile 23 Memphis 23 Birmingham 22 New Orleans 20 Nashville 16 Chatlanooga 18 Llllle Rock 6 .550 .SIS .550 .511 .•132 ,429 .162 33 4 10 Luxora AB White o 3 Lutes 2b I's Hicks rf 6 Coleman cf 3 Wright 3b .. Neyman ss Brown rf . Brown If Conner p . 5 a 4 4 4 Totals ................. 4u 1B 4 Games Booked In Missco Loop Play in the Mississippi county Semi-Pro Baseball League moves trtto its fifth week Sunday with •four games on schedule. Sunday afternoon's schedule will find Number Nine at Lutes Store Burdetlc at Ketser. Forty and Eight at Blytheville and Etowah at Tomato. All league games arc slaled to »tart at 2:30. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn . . Philadelphia St. Louis . . Boston . Pittsburgh . Chicago . .. New York . . Cincinnati . w r, r c i. 20 11 .G'!5 10 12 .613 '17 13 .507 1C 14 .5:13 IB 17 .485 13 15 .404 10. IB .385 8 31 .276 New York . ... Delroit Boston Washington . Cleveland . .. Philadelphia St. Louis Chicago LEAGUE IV I 22 8 .... 17 11 22 15 17 14 ....17 14 ....11 21 8 18 .... 8 31 ret. .733 .GOT .595 .548 .5-18 ,3'lt .308 .270 More Rule Changes Hold on to your hats, Gentlemen. We're oft again Just when we were beginning to half-way understand high school football agnin aflcr lasl year's rule changes, llic vice-presidents In charge of keeping tilings in n genuine muddle have come at us with more But Iliis time Ihe code modificalions aren'l qulle as confusing as Ihey were . ,. T1 ], e , A i;kansas Alhlelic Association, in a bullclln lo registered football officials of the slate, Ihis week gave a preview of changes made recently by the National Fedcralion of High Schools which will bo in effect'next fall. Most of Iho changes, however, are minor ones but there are one or Iwo that fans will be quick lo nolicc come gridiron time So with the aid of Coach Dukie Speck of Osccola we have Interpreted the' major changes to Ihe best of Dukic's knowledge and will pass same on to you fans. The AAA listed changes in only four major rules, those concerning subst lulions. ovcr-llic-goal-llne kickoiis, forward pass interference and fumbles. So, taking first things first, here goes: The substitution rule will remain basically Ihe same except for one minor change. Tile change makes it legal for a team to substitute when a lime oul has been requested for an injured player. Under 1M9 rules only the .substitute for the Injured player was allowed to enter thc name during the time out. But this, whenever thc clock Is slopped regardless of Ihe reason, any number of substitutes of either team 'mav enter thc game, provided, of course, Ihe changes are made before Ihe ball Is ready for play. The rule concerning kickoffs and punts has been changed to do away with the allowing of a touchdown for kickoffs that are recovered by the kicking team behind the receiving team's goal line. Under the 050 rules, such action is im automalic touchback, the same as on punU that go over Ihe goal line, with the ball put into play on the 20 varcl line Hie change In Ihe pass interference rule allows for an additional I5-ynrd penalty if the pass receiver U Interfered with In an unsportsmanlike way In other words, It Is now possible for a learn lo draw a 30 yard penally for pass interference, 15 yards for interference and Ihen 15 more for un- sporkmanm-e C ° ndUCl " "^ ""^ '"'" ^ ' hC " ltcffere "ce w»s un- The rule pcrlalning to fumbles has been altered lo allow either the offensive or defensive learn lo advance a recovered fumble or even a m red backward pass. Last year, the privilege applied only to the offensive team to advance a fumble. The defensive team could advance ? L",! 1 !V »•<«/Covered '" flignt " nut lhls S™' either 'cam will be banrsslrucMhrgro,mdr Vered Il ' ml " e ° r ^^ *™ CV °" afl « the Here V There rlT f ', °f I C , Assodillctl p ™<*' Arkansas bureau In Little comes word that Leslie M. O'Connor, former assistant to the late ' im<1 la ' Cr Gencral mana <!« r of » « law in Arkansas. "Too bad niytheville doesn't have one like li. ' Did You Know That? — He hit , games In which Is the highest mark ever reached Yesterday's Results Southern Association Atlanta 12, Chattanooga 5 Mobile 5. Little Rock 1 N.ishvillc 0. Birmingham 4 New Orleans 5. Memphis 4 N:itinnnl League St. Louis 7. New York 5 (13 In ings) . Brooklyn 5, Chicago 4 Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh o Only games scheduled American League New York 6, Detroit 4 Cleveland 3, Washington 0 Boston IS. St. Louis 12 Philadelphia 8, Chicago 1 (6 innings rain) Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS III May 26. W—lUSDAj—Hogs 9000' weights 180 Ibs up steady to weak with Thursday; lighter Weights steady to 25 lower; sows mostly 25 lower; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 20.00-15; top 20.25 for scvern] loads; 250-270 Ibs 10.5075; odd lots 275-300 Ibs 18 50-19 25' around 310 Ibs 18.00; 140-170 Ibs Speedway Trials Continue Today INDIANAPOLIS. May 26. f/p) _ Some 40 drivers will match speeds omorrow and Sunday in the final HmtnjUions for the 500-mile Alcm- sHal Day atilo race. Eleven spots are open In the 33-car field. Troy Ruttman or Ontario. Calif who escaped with minor Injuries' May 12 in a brush with a retaining wall, will be back on the track this weekend. Mechanics had to rebuild his Bowc.s Seal Fast Special from the ground tip after he lost it at about 134 miles nn hour. Other heavy-footed drivers with 8 last chance to qualify this weekend include veteran Dnko Nalon, Sherman Oaks, Calif., in a rebuilt Novi Special he wrecked last year; Jim Rathinann, Alahambrn, Calif liot rod specialist; Mark Light, Lcb- anon. Pa., who holds several Pastern dirt Irack < records, and Lcc Wai- lard, Allmnont, N.Y., 38, who was 17.75-10.75; 100-130 Ibs 14.00-17.25; good and choice sows 400 Ibs down 10.60-17.25; very tew to 17.50; 410500 Ibs 15.50-16.25; heavier weights 14.50-15.25; stags 10.50-12.50. Cattle 500; calves 700; generally steady l~. cleanup trade; odd lots medium to low good stcurs filld heifers 26.50-28.25; few good cows 21.00-22,00; common and medium beef cows 18.50-20.00; canncrs and i cutters 14.50-18.00. Memphis Teams To Invade Walker Two of the leading softball teams of Memphis Invade Blythovllle's Walker Park tonight to play two of the leading teams of Blythcvilie. The Ark-Mo Kllowatters, .leading team of the Blytheville Y's City Softball League and the Burnett Hudson Pacemakers will oppose thc two Memphis nines. In the first game at 8 o'clock the Pacemakers will meet the East Side Independents and In the second the Kiloivatters will play the Memphis Aero Corporation team. Billy Dcnton Is slated to hurl for the Pacemakers In thc first game and Herb Holmes will work for the Kllowalters in the second. an early leader in thc 19J9 "500." diet Miller, Nalon's teammate on the Novi team as successor to the late Rex Mays, also hopes to qualify weekend for his 15th Memorial Day race. The first 22 qualifiers averaged 131.84 miles an hour, topped by the 134.343 record of Walt Faulkner. North Lonjj Beach. Calif. About 12 of the remaining cars were In the I30-mile-an-hoiir class. S-N and Jaycees in Softy I Tilts Chevrolet) Defeat Wade Lee by 13-7; Wards Routed 29-0 , The Jaycrcs aid Sullivan-Nelson !>rokc into the vln column of the Blytheville Y's Oty Softball League /landings In a raguc double-head- ?r al Walker Pffk last, night. ! In Ihe first e»no, Sullivan-Nelson rolled over the Wade Lee Cotlon Company learn ly a 13-7 score and In Ihe second, tie Jaycccs broke n two-game losini streak in a big u-ay, whilcwasling Montgomery- Ward 20-0. Thc Chcvrolctnlnc scored in each of the first fie innings to hang up IU first winof the season. Harvey Dorrls wcnl llic route for Sullivan-Nelson am allowed six base hits. The Lees *ot four hit pilching from Hardln aid Fitzhugh but errors a/ield donled the Chevrolet!) most of Iheir rns. Ted Plslier pitched a two-hit shutout In Iho ccond game lo highlight the Jayces' activity. Tho Jaycees conibed two Montgomery- Ward liurlers fr n safe blows and scored In cvcy Inning bul Hie fourtl). Tigers Pound Ridgle/, Tenn. Team, 7-1 The Armorc Tigers pounded out a 7-1 victor; over the Ridgley. Tenn.. scmi-ro nine in a game played a', Ridley last nighl. Frank Elllswcnt all the way for Ihe Tigers njlwlng but six nils. He gave up the one run In the first inning on tv) hits and an overthrow at spend base. The Tigerj collected 11 hits off Brassfield. Edglcy pitcher. Rogers led Armorer hitting with two hits in three tlws at bat and Donnell collected thic of Ridgley's six hits. Thc Tigc-> play Luxora at Armorel Sundv. Riclglej- Byrd 3b P. Thurmn 2b Burrus cf . ... Donnell 1' . .. M. Thurmn ss . Hendren ^ . ... Gregory rf . West If Brassfiol p , . AB .. •! .. 4 .. 4 ..4 ..4 .. 3 ..4 Total DeLoif 3b . William Ib Johnsin c . Voirn; rf 35 Armorel AB 6 ft 5 '.• 5 G. Stn'ch ss 5 Ropes 2t> Mecalf cf, Kilcll If . Ell; p . .. Leils If . Totals 39 7 11 ' Today's Games Southern Association Memphis nt New Orleans night . Atlanta at Chattanooga, night Birmingham nt Nashville, night : Little Rock at. Mobile, night National League Philadelphia at New York, night Brooklyn at Boston, night St. Louis at Cincinnati, night Chicago at Pittsburgh, night American League New York at Philadelphia, night Detroit at St. Louis (2) Cleveland at Chicago night Only games scheduled Here's Our New Phone Number 6817 CITY DRUG CO. $135 $O65 $,|22 JLl/JM. ^JPINT ^J/i H you haven't lasler! "Cream" lately, you've mlsscil a tloulilc-rich experience! It's now "iiODlher, mellower, yet heartier tlian ever! Try Ihe grcatcfl Cream of Kentucky of nil time! KENTUCKY WinSKEY-A BLEND. atutr .i SclicuJe,- Dul. Inc., F.auk/orl, K Softball DOUBLE HEADER TONIGHT Walker Park FIRST GAME 8 P.M. Burnett Hudson Pacemakers Vi East Side Independents of MEMPHIS Ark-Mo Klowatters Memphis Aero Corp. ADMISSION lOc and 35* FRIDAY, MAY 2fl, 1956 ---Yankees Homeward Bound After Eight Straight Wins on the Road «>• JACK HAND (Associated Press Sporli Writer) Any day now you'll hear tlic wail: "break up the Yankees" Casey Stengel's surprising New-Yorkers are doing better than the 1949 "miracle team." A year ago to- secon " baseman. Eddie slanky day they had a 22-10 record. Now wcre clmscij lo »B before Leo's Ncv, It's 22-8. And they're doing it without "old reliable" — Tommy Hcnrlch — sidelined by a knee injury, Honrich played only six innlnss during the all-winning tour. High spots of the trip were the three-game sweep In Cleveland and yesterday's 6-4 triumph over Detroit. Oddly enough, it was just a year ago that Tommy Byrne silenced the Tigers for decision No 22. He went It alone (list afternoon. Yesterday he needed help from Joe Pige In the late innings. Bcrra Ciets Grand Slammer Yogi Berra— the other half of the winning battery— was the big wheel at Detroit. A milch Improved catcher and .314 slugger. Berra delivered a bases-loaded homer for the winning margin. Berra's~bclt came off Art Houtteman In Byrne the fifth inning. It gave 6-0 edge that melted under homers by George Kelt and Hoot Evcrs in the eighth. Then Page came in to stop (he Tigers. Nobody has slopped the Yanks since their 9-8 loss to Philadelphia May 14 They've swept 13 of J4 and rolled up an amazing road record of 12 victories and onlv two defeats On the contrary, the Boston Red Sox. fence-busters at Fenway Park. barely hobbled out ofthe west with They almost didn't 5-5 mark. make It. It took a grand slam homer by Walt Dropo, topping a six-run rally in the eighth Inning for the Red Sox to subdue St. Louis. 15-12. Johnny Pesky helped the cause with five of the 19 hits. Bob Lemon of Cleveland caught the Washington Senators by the shirt tails and hauled them back into a fourth-place tie with the Tribe. Lcinun shut out the Senators with three hit.s. 3-0. The box score tells the story of Dick Wctk's failure. He walked 10 Indians In seven Innings. I'liilllcs Win Homers by Paul Lehner, Sam Chapman and Pete Suder Jerked the Philadelphia A's out of their losing ways with a 6-1 victory over Chicago. Eddie Sawyer's Phillies continued to get fine rookie pitching as Bob Miller, up from Terre Haute, blanked Pittsburgh. 3-0. with eight hits. ft was the third start and third victory tor the 23-year-old, right- i handcr. .. , I Preacher ;Roe ' wobbled through | the early Innings before set(lln« j down to make Chicago his fourth ! victim, 5-4. oil Hodges drove home j the tie-breaking run in the fifth | with a single scoring Duke Snider i from second base. Manager Leo Durochcr and his - New York Giants dropped a 13-lnning game to the St. Louis Cards, 7-5. Leo and Eddie got the thumb for arguing with umpire Loii Jorda over a called strike In the fifth". A walk to Red Schoeiidlensl, Stan Muslal's single, Johnny Llndell's double and a single by Enos Slaughter broke up the game In the 13th. Boston and Cincinnati were not scheduled. 3 Yonks Move Up At St. Andrews ST. ANDREWS. Scotland, May 25— <ifi— Three of America's finest amateur golfers—Prank Stranahan Jim MeHale and Dick Chapman- crowded into the semi-finals of the British championship today along with Cyril Tollcy, 54-year-old veteran who won the title 30 years ago. Prospects for an all-Arncrican final tomorrow were more lhan bright as Slranahan, Ihe '48 champ- Ion, teed off against Ihe bulky Tolley in the afternoon round and Chapman, former U.S. amateur king, clashed with McHale. the Walker cup star from Philadelphia. Stranahan had the easiest path through thc morning's quarter-final round as he eliminated Donald Cameron of Scotland, 3 and 2, while McHale went to the final green in defeating Percy Tait of Britain, 1 up. Tolley. once famed as one of Hie game's longest hitters, climaxed an amazing comeback by outlasting young Joe Carr of Ireland, 1 up on Ihe 20th green. Carr. member of the last British Walker Cup team, 4 Used Truck Specials! Nn. 1321 — 1939 Chevrolet '/i-Ton Pickup, extra clean: $295 No. R557—19'M Dodg-e Vi- Ton Pickup, stiikc hotly, new paint: $395 N'o. R578—til-IG Clicvrolel '/2-Ton Pickup, check tltis buv: $595 No. 1329—1917 l)odj;c 1- Ton Stake, a real value: $785 Pay on Easy Terms BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. nrondwnv it Chicknsnwha Our Telephnm Number 4438 Shelfon Motor Co. Courier Bows 5-4 To Godwin Team Godwin's Sporling Goods Bay Window Softball learn slaved off a. last Inning rally lo nose out the Courier News nine 5-4 and take over sole ownership of Hie league lead jesterdnyaflernoon. The Godwins cut short a fifth Inning Courier News rally thaLnet- led two juiis and left the tying and winning runs stranded on the b-«es. Bill Godwin went the distance for his team, allowing a hits. George Clark hurled for the losers, givtaz up 10 hits. Needs Amendment Articles r and II of the Consliiu- Uon provide lhat the people of several states shall vote. The District of Columbia Is not a state and therefore, a constitution!)! amendment would be required before Washington residents would have the right lo vole In federal elcc- lions. had eliminated Bill Campbell of Huntington, w. Va., In the previous round. BASEBALL ARMOREL versu« LUXORA Sunday, May 28 3 P.M. ARMOREL PARK FLAME CULTIVATORS 2-Row . . . $230 4-Row . . . $360 BARKSDALE MFG. 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