The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 8, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 8, 1949
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AUVHriUliKK M, Chicks Will Meet Brinkjey in Final Home Game for '49 • Blytheville's Chickasaws, bruised and battered from their 14-0 victory over North Little Rock's Wildcats last Friday night, took to the practice field yesterday afternoon to begin preparations for their final scheduled home game of the season against the Brinkley Tigers Friday night. Several of the Chicks are nursing*. Injuries from the (ough encounter' with the Wildcats but none were of a serious nature, mostly bruised muscles and twisted ankles. Most seriously Injured of the Chicks were fullback Robert Reid who limped through yesterdays practice with a sore leg nnd guard Jerry Phillips, \vho has a side injury. Phillips, however, practiced yesterday. • The Junior Papooses returned ro their practice drills yesterday, too, to begin getting ready for their final game of the season against the Conway Wampus Kit-tens In Conway Thursday night. The game will mark an end to the Paps' 1949 schedule unless a fill-In game Is booked for next week. Chick Reserves Gel Workout Coach Mosley. gave his eleven regulars some rest yesterday, limiting (heir drills to only wind sprints and calisthenics, but the reserves were put to hard work. The second and third stringers banged away at each other In a full time • scrimmage session while the starters trotted along the sidelines. If everything goes as it should, the Chicks can expect a relatively easy time In their final scheduled home showing. But they still have memories of last year - when they went to Brinkley expecting a "breather" with a weak team and had to go all out to save their face. That game, however, was played In the mud and Blytheville won 12-0. . The Tigers, according to their ' (bowings' in previous games this season, are somewhat weaker than they were last year. They have been trounced handily by a number of the state's smaller schools and will come to Blytheville rated at least, a 20-polnt underdog. r»p« Expect Hard Battle The Chicks are slated to begin hard drills this afternoon and tomorrow and will taper oft with a limbering night. up session Thursday Oo*eh Earl stabler put his Paps through the rough paces' yesterday hi order to take advantage of every powible minute In getting ready for their expected tough engagement with Conway. The Paps are icheduied JOT another tough, workout today and will taper off tomorrow. They will leave for Con*l«y »»rlr Thursday. Trl«j; irai ; talk yesterday that • the Ctiicte-Btlnkley may be movec up *o Thursday night In order to irlv* Blytheville fans a chance to •witaeu the Osceola-Wilson district flhimplonshlp battle In Osceola Frl- done >» the day night but the reports were un- T* 16 resourceful Fighting Chris Belkas And Roberts Win Tag Event Chris Belkas and Ace Abbott rallied to take the final two falls and tag match victory over Red Roberts anci Swede Nelson in the main event of the American Legion's wrestling bouts'at Memorial Audi- 1 torium last night. The flnshy Boston Greek and his Texas partner, making their first appearance hero as a tag team, overcame a brutal fistic attack late in the match to claim victory. It was the first appearance here in marc than a year for Belkas, Nelson and Roberts. Belkas nnd Abbott began their rally at the opening of the second round after losing the first fall in 18 minutes. Ircd by the decisions of Special Referee George Harris, and the Insistent wrong-doings of their opponents, they kept their rally going long enough to take the third Jail. They won the second fall in 15 minutes aided by an official decision that disqualified Roberts for Illegal use of the ropes. Roberts was disqualified after 10 minutes when he insisted on using the ropes to strangle his opponent. Nelson was defeated five minutes later with body slams but nine minutes with Belkas ami.' Abbott the victors. Belkas defeated Roberts in eight minutes with body flips and a pin and Abbott took care of Nelson one minute later with body slams and a pin. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts Abbott defeated Roberts In 10 minutes with body flips ami a pin and Nelson won over Belkas. In H minutes with a front crotch and a pin. Irish Continue To Dominate AP's Grid Poll NEW YORK, Nov. 8. fAP}— Notre Dame dominate.?, the college football picture thts yenr as few teams have confirmed. be One official, however, stated that "feel out the fans" to see ^ reception the idea receives. Sports Writers Vote Sam Snead 'Golfer of Year 1 CHICAGO, Nov. 8—<£*)— Golfer of the year? You don't need three fuesses to know It's Sammy Sncad. The Professional Golfers Association of. America said today Sncad was No. I in its annual nation- wida poll. ' Sports writers and sports casters voted Gary Middlecoff runmerup, Mirfdlecoff ruined Snead's chances of 'a grand title slam by beating him out of the National Open Crown. Johnny Palmer, Tarn O'- Shanter champion, was third in the balloting. Snead overcame the putting Jitters to post his 'finest campaign. He* ^ron three big ones, the National P.G.A., Augusta Musters and Western Open, as well as other championships in the Greensboro Open, Washington Star Open and I>apper Dan Open, He finished in a tie for third or beter in eight other meets, including a second- spot deadlock in the National Open. Irish, making mincemeat of a man-sized Campbell Back In Practice Togs But Hogs Doubtful Star Back Will See Service in SMU Game By The Assorfalrd Press A Ming fullback Leon (Muscles) Campbell sllll Is a finest Ion mark in the University of Arkansas football c'imp. lie reported for practice — in sweat clothc-s — yesterday for the first time since Jie injured a knee more than three weeks ago. He did some running but didn't try any cutbacks or contact work. Trainer Sum Lankford said it w.iuld be Wednesday or Thursday before Iie'rt know whether Campbell would be able lo play'against Southern Methodist at Dallas Saturday. But Head Coach John Barnhlll said, that, while he was hopeful, he wasn't counting on his star ball- carrier. Otherwise, the Razorbacks \verc good physical condition as they stalled lieavy work for SMU today. Like Arkansas, the Mustangs took things t^y Monday, watching their B team play a game. First-strins uu:kle Hobby Collier injured a shoulder In SMTJ's tie with Texas A. and M. last week and is listed as a doubtful performer l/iis week. Bobby Vann, who ilarted at the other tackle position earlirr In the campaign, Is out for the season with an Injury. Trxrins Arc "Tired" Explaining "our boys are tired," Coach Blair Cherry let his Texas Uonghoriis off with a light limbering-up .session yesterday. The Steers, who beat Baylor lust week, win be host to Texas Christian Satu rd ay, Baylor's Bears, who will play Wyoming in an Inlerscctional game at Wnco, tcok a complete vacation from practice Monday nnd were -le- scribcd by their handlers as being in their poorest physical condition of Ihc se.uon. About the only injuries tu the Hice camp were those to the OuLs feelings after Coach Noely lot them know he wasn't hap ay with their ''sluggish" offense In beating Arkansas. The Texas Aggies, Rice's next foe, had bad news. Their star linebacker, Dick Cullender. Is sidelined l.-y a painful knee injury. Cam])! i oil I,pads l*;issers In tossing Texas to its victory over Baylor, Paul Campbell L ,ook over the conference lead in fonvnrrt passing. He has completed Tl of 139 throws for 1,052 yards. Llntly Berry of TCU, idle last week, dropped to second place with J.0-17 yards on 77 completions in 154 attempts. The Aggies sophomore battering rum, Bob Smith, increased his rushing lead while leading his team to a tie with SMU. He now has netted 626 yarrts on 120 carries, : -, Rice, with an average of 374 yards a game, leads (tie league In team offense- Baylor still Is tops in defense, yielding an average of 202 yards a game. Sports Roundup **' '• '''/•' Bach FnJlerten. Jr. -. WHY HE'S GHUAT—Shown here Is the reason collegiate football experts are mentioning Minnesota's Led Nomellini nnd All-American in the same breath these days. Nomellini (rear left) nnrt a team mate are bearing do\vn on Hill Rdchfrt. Iowa fullback who was hack to pass. Reiclicrt, however, was driven out of bounds for a suant loss. Minnesot& won 55-7. <AP Wiicphoto). Hoople Canvasses Pugilistic Talent To Predict Grid Upsets Flawlessly schedule, held the No. 1 position (or Hie fifth straight week today in tlic Associated Press nationwide poll. The South Benders received 137 ot 163 first place voles cast by sports writers ana sports'casters. This left only 26 to lie distributed among the other powers in the land with second-ranked Army getting 13. Oklahoma, No, 3, received nine anil California, No. 4, collected three. The lone remaining first place vote went to another unbeaten, untied team, Cornell, which took sixth place behind the defending national champion Michigan, twice-beaten this year. With the poll broadening each season, Notre Dame commands the heaviest first place vote In the 13- year history of the AP leaUtre. Cornell moved from seventh to sixth on a strength of a 33-7 triumph over Syracuse. Rice, climbing from eighth, succeeded to the No. 1 spot after humbling Arkansas M-0. Michigan Widow Is Found Dead In Ransacked Room : HOGERS, : Ark.. Nov. 8. fAP) — A 5Sbyear-oId widow who lived alone WHS found dead In her ransacked, two-room home here last night. A coroner's inquest to determine the cause of her death was scheduled today. The victim, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Henry, was found by a brother after members of her church had ex^ed concern over her absence rom services Sunday. The pastor of he church snirl It was the first time he could recall that she had mis-sed ierviccs. A neighbor reported having seen Vfrs. Henry alive Saturday. Slate climbed from tenth to eighth Just because It gave trie Irish a good scrap, losing 34-21. Minnesota walloped Iowa, 55-7, o win the ninth position. Unbeaten irginia gained Hie tenth place by nietting favored Penn, 26-14. Both House Operators Cite Money Investment HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Nov. 8. (AP) —Operators of bath houses here feel they have Invested too much money to go out of buslnes. This was one of the arguments they presented yesterday in asking renewal of their 20-year contracts to use the thermal waters of the springs, which expire in 1950. The appeal was made at a hearing conducted here by Rep. Peterson (D-Fla). chairman of the House Public Lands Committee. C. M. Catlahan, president of the Hot Springs Bath House Association, said the operators had spent "huge sums" of money building and improving their establishments because the government had said when the leases first were grafted that thej would be renewed. .con Campbell to Play n Blue-Gray Contest MONTGOMERY. Ala, Nov. 8— 7*1—Arkansas fullback Leon Camp- etl has accepted an invitation to ilay with the South in this year's iluc-gray grid classic here Dec. 31 He makes the 10th. player to oin the Divic All-Stars- The North lasn't yet announced any its pt.iy- :rs, Blue-Gray headquarters said A hard-running 105-nonnder, Campbell has been a whcelhorse ir he Razorbacks' backfield this year FOR SALE CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Cotti TOU less jet U*t* lungei than any othct Bridge material $1X1 .S-10-12-U-18-2l-21-27-30-3t> inche*. CONCRETE SEWER TILE Biles 4'6-b Inches CONCRETE SEPTIC TANKS Trices «>VVo DellTel A. H.WEBB nighvr.vr 61 at State Line Phone ;H By .Major Ainris H. ]lo»|ilr Miocker for Willie J'cslon Egad! Some of (he gentler among my zillioiLs of gentle readers beseech me to put a stop to the fisticuffs being displayed all too frequently nowadays on the gridiron. It seems there are more good 10- rouml bouts on the football field than there are in the ring ....... heh- heli! Well, in the days \vheu I was blocking lor Willie Heston, Jim Thorpe atiti Walter Eckcrsall — not to mention tossing forward pit^.se.s to Snake Ames — v.e were too lllllnb to notice an occasional friendly itp- pcrcuL But the gladiators' tempers seem to be a bit shorter in modern times than was true among the giants o! that distant era. Today if a ball-carrier Is slugged on the beak. It irequently follows that he pursues the offender right out into the open and thwacks him back. One or the j other player Is continually being [ ejected from the contest. ' This makej for uncertainty in the ! scoring, and quite a few of this sea- j son's amazing upsets, most of which I have predicted flawlesly, tiuiy be traced ' to alterations of personnel due to knockouts, solar plexus [lunches and left hooks. ; I have been able to forecast uixsets nore accurately than my fellow jrognosticators because 1 have cnn- vased the pubili.stic talent on almost every team. So now, on the forecast for Nov. 12. folks: Army 42, Pflin 7 Fordhani 2lt, ttnslun CiiUcgc l-l Drown 14, Harvard 7 ' Northwestern 27, Cnlgalrr 0 Navy 20. Columbia 12 Corm-ll 31. Dartmouth 7 Minnesota 27, I'itf 13 I'rinceton 20. Yale G Holy Cross 14, Syracuse 7 Illinois 20. Ohio Slate 13 Michigan 21, Indiana Vi Iowa 14, Wisconsin 7 Io>vri State 20, Nebraska 13 Purdue 14. Marqueile 7 Michigan St. 10. Oregon St. 7 Missouri 21, Oklahoma 21). Notre !>ame 27, No. Carolina 0 Alabama 14, Georgia 'IVi-h 7 So. Mclhorlisl 20. Arkansas IS Kentucky 27, Florida M Georgia 19, Auburn 12 NEW YOHK, Nov. ». (s>) -i. Virginia's Art Guepe expccte to'hear from Blue-field, W.Va., about it, but he's around saying that his fullback, Johnny Papit, ts a better runner than Bill Dudley ever was. . , . "I could outrun Dudley, but I can't come close to this fellow," Art explains, overlooking the fact that tie may have slowed down himself since Dudley's college day.s. . , . Pa- plt, a Philadelphia boy, wlio almost went lo Lafayette and then to West Point before enrolling at Virginia, was the leading ground-gainer !ri Saturday's Virginla-Penn game despite the fact he was used more as a decoy than a runner. . . . "He never lost ground or was stopped at the scrimmage line," Guepe points out gleefully. "When we needed a yard, be got It. ... and just as a matter of record, the unbeaten Virginia team has only 11 players with full scholarships and 13 partial scholarships; Its captain, Johnny Tliomas, doesn't get anything for his efforts and the tolnl outlay for 'aid" is only $11,000. They're all All-Americans Besides Papit. Gucpc found time to dish out praise yesterday to tackle Dick Johnson and Quarterback Whltey Mlchels on his own team and to Penn's Bull Schwecler and Bernle Lemonick as the best pair of guards he has seen. Charley Callahan, the Notre Datne tub- thumper, insisted that Bobby Williams had his best day and ciuoted Red SEtko as saying: "I played at St. Mary's pre-fllght with Franktc Albert and at Notre Dame w Johnny Lujack, George Ratteruian and Frank Tripucka. but Williams Is the best 'quarterback I have seen." That cause Ed Danovvski to whisper. "Sitko must must be an experienced player." Ray Nolling the Bulldogs' backfield coach, plugged Bobby Layne as the most accurate quarterback in the Natlona Football League and one who wil be the best, and Johnny Cox. Navj publicist, hailed Eddie Price as the whole Tulane team. Bulldogs to Meet Seminoles Friday Night in Osceola _ Friday night is "blue chip night" for Osceoia and Wilson. The Seminoles and the Bulldogs will square off at Osccola's Hale Field on that date to determine who will represent District Three in the state Class B grid championship aid bnv himself. Henderson State One of Nation's LITTLE ROCK, • N o v. 8—(/T>j— Henderson State Teachers College of Arkadflpliia, Ark., is one of the hienty six unbeaten college football teams in the nation. > Henderson has won seven straight games this season, scoring 187 points to their opposition's 68. Henderson meets Arkansas Tech in Riisscllville this Friday in contest which will probably decide the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference championship. Grasshoppers produce their creli- acteristic strident sound by nibb- ing their Wind legs against the! B C ,, Stain makes the difference! Rich nutritious goatmiVK is more easily digested than the milk of the cow. Famous for Remium Quality fbr3Generations...NOW... 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Franklin Sanders, superintendent o[ Osceola's schools, announced the moving of the site for the game stating that the transfer was neccsary In order to take care of the large crowd that is expected to witness the battle. 1-arge Crowd Expected Wilson, he explained, does not have bleachers whereas Osccola has a new 2.500-seat stadium and it is relieved thut ihe game will draw a laisei- crowd If played in Osceola. The Wilson-Osceola struggle, without a doubt, will be the No. 1 same In Northeast Arkansas this weeK and one of the top high school contests In the state, for it is generally believed that the winner of I hit. contest will be one of the top- ranked n teams In the playoff. The two (earns have identical records In district competition, six wins asnlnst no loses ,but in all competition the Bulldogs hold the upper hand with a perfect record of seven consecutive factories. Osceola has a record of eight wills and one toss. Elntli Teams Smother Opponents The two teams are the highest in scoring In the district. In the nine games that, they have played the Seminoles have rolled up a total of 302 points while the competition has tallied but 32. In seven games, the Bulldogs have scored 211 to 39 for the competition. Only one oilier Clas game is schciiulecl in the county this week. That is Friday afternoon at Jolnei and it will pit the Shawnee High School Indians against the Tyronza Chiefs. This is the Indians' last scheduled home game. The date was originally booked with Whitchaven Tenu., but the game never material- led and the Indians filled in with Tyi onza, •Both KeLser atid Dyess travel this week with the Yellow Jackets going lo lYumniin and Dyess to Karris- bur Kiul o( tlie Line Sammy Snead will address the P.G.A. convention and Mid-Pines Dec. 1 on '"How I Think I Play Golf." 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