The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 7, 1955 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 7, 1955
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FACT EIGHT BLYTHEVn,LE (ARK.) COURIER : NEW! WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER T, 1955 It5u tcrion Let's Give Big Lake Back to the Indians Let'i give Big Lake back to the Indians! That's a pretty strong stalement, especially from one who likes to hunt and fish as well as I do. But as long as there is conflict and tquabbling over what should be done in the area, then we're for chucking the whole business out. There's no reason for such activity as tampering with equipment placed in the area by the Game and Fish Commission, blowing out dams or trying lo block effort* to improve water condition!. , Yet that is just what has happened in recent years, every time attempts have been made to increase the value of the area as a game and fish habitat. There have always been one or more groups who feel their interests are being ignored and they have felt justified in taking what ever measures they saw fit to ''protect their in- trests" without regard to what the interests of the entire area might be. • • • THAT APPARENTLY was the case with the recent opening of ifce water pipe which carries water from the Floodway into the State Game and Fish Commission's public shooting grounds. The gate wa> closed temporarily in order to install two more pipes to Increase the water flow into the duck shooting area. But-someone, upparemly, thought they had a better plan and proceeded to open the gate, thus flooding the area and delaying construction activity. Tlif Game >nd Fish Commission has spent a lot of money buying land and trying to develop better hunting and fishing conditions 111 the Big Lake bottomlands and it Is interested in doing the righgt thing lor everybody. But with such individual obstructions thrown In the path they might decide to pull out altogether. The only way anything of consequence is going to be accomplished in the area — and the potential is great — is for all inter- Mis, both hunting and fishing, lo work with each other and with ttate and federal officials in projects undertaken. It's going to take cooperation, not bickering, to make any progress. • • • McForland Has Rugged Schedule We had a nice chat with former Papoose Coach Billy Wayne McFarland while he was here the other day. Billy Wayne, who played football here .and then went on to tile University of Arkansas, is coaching an Army football team at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He doesn't think much of his chances with a rugged schedule ahead including games with Fort Carson, Colo., and Fort Sill, Okla., two of. the lop service clubs in the nation. However, he said he did pick up some help recently with the addition of Stan Rojcck of the Detroit Lions. McFarland is due to get out of service in 10 months and plans to go back to school for his master's degree. He wnn'ts to Work under 11 top name coach for a year or two before striking out on his own again. • • • Warm up Predictions With only a few football games scheduled around the county this week we'll hold off on plans to submit a weekly slale of predictions (sic i until next week. However, lo get a little warmup we'll jump in for a couple of picks on Blythevilie teums. The Taps journey to Maiden tomorrow night for their first game under the direction of John Koldus. Koldus appears to be doing a fine job and has some Rood sized boys lo go with a top baekfield duo of Jan Jarretl, lefthandcd quarterback, and Jim Pulley, hard running fullback. We'll string along with the Paps. Friday night's Haley Field opener should tell much about the 1955 Clicks. There's much work to be done and Osceolo will help Us a lot in planning work for the Tribe's first Big Eight encounter next week with North Little Rock. The Seminoles have a new coach, Wally Jackson, and lost Wade Rodgers, bul they still may be better than last year. We'll take the Chicks by 25-7. Baseball Standings By Tb* AMocUted Pre»» NATIONAL LEAGUB Won Lost Pet. Behind Brooklyn 90 46 .662 Milwaukee .... 16 62 .551 15 New York .... 71 Philadelphia .. 71 68 .511 201/2 Chicago 87 Cincinnati .... 67 St. Louis 57 Pittsburgh .... 54 Wednesday's Schedule Philadelphia at Cincinnati—Simmons (7-7) Vs Fowler (10-9) (N). Brooklyn ^t Milwaukee—Loes (94) vs Burdette (11-7) (N). Pittsburgh at Chicago—Hall (5' 4) vs Minner (9-8). New York at St. Louis—Antonelli (11-18) vs Jackson (5-12) (N). Tuesday's esults No games scheduled. .551 .518 .511 .475 25'i .475 25',! .419 33 .391 37 AMERICAN LEAGLG Won Lost Pet. Behind Cleveland ..'.. 83 54 .606 New York 82 54 .603 Chicago 81 55 .596 !!•> Boston 79 56 .585 3 Detroit 70 67 .511 13 Kansas City .. 56 79 .415 26 Washington ... 47 85 .356 33'; Baltimore 42 90 .318 38<; Wednesday's Schedule Chicago at Washington—Harsh man (9-7) vs Ramos (4-6) (Nl. Cleveland at Baltimore—Wynn (15-9) vs Browns (1-3) (N). Kansas City at New York—For- tocarrero (5-7) vs Ford (16-6). Detroit at Boston—Mass (5-6) or roytack (0-1) vs Sullivan (16-12). Tuesday's Results- No games scheduled COTTON' STATES LEAGUE By The Associated Press Final playoff Yesterday's Result Monroe 7, El Dorado 5. (Monroe leads 2-1 in the playoff.) Major League Leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (based on 325 at bats I— Ashburn, Philadelphia, .333; Campanella. Brooklyn. .331; Kluszewski, Cincinnati. .317. 5 Runs Batted In — Snider. Brooklyn. 129; Ennis, Philadelphia. 114; Campenalla, Brooklyn and Klusz- e\v:ski, Cincinnati, 104. Hits — Kluszewski, Cincinnati, 177; Bell, Cincinnati, 172; Post. Cincinnati, 171. Home Runs — Kluszewski. Cincinnati, 44; Snider, Brooklyn and Mays, New York. 42. Pitching (based on 15 decisions) —Newcombe, Brooklyn, 20-4, .833; Labine. Brooklyn, 12-5, .706; Roberts, . Philadelphia. 22-11, .867. League Home Buns—1141 (rec old is 1,187 set in 1953) AMERICAN LEAGDE Batting (based on 325 at bats) —Kaline. Detroit, .348; Simpson, Kansas City, .317; Power, Kansas City, .313. Runs Batted In—Jensen, Boston, 106: Boone, Detroit, 105; Mantle, New York, 98. Hits — -Kaline, Detroit, 184; Smith, Cleveland. 17; Kuenn, Detroit, 168; Power,, Kansas City, 167. Home Runs — Mantle, New York 37; Williams, Boston, 27; Kaline, Detroit, 26. Pitching (based on 15 decisions. —Byrne. New York, 14-4, .778; Pord, New York. 16-6, .727; Donovan, Chicago, 14-6. .700. League Home Runs — 885 (record is 973 set in 1950). Series to Open in AL Park NEW YORK (AP) — The 1955 World Series will open in an American League park — but exactly which one or when is anybody's guess. In me event of a tie in the AL — and it could be a whopping four- team snarl — the playoff game, . or games, will be played Monday. ' Sept. 26. and — or Tuesday, Sept. .four clubs are in the hectic . un-| 27. for the American League | If rain should interrupt the play- 1 offs, the series opener would be put back another day. American League President Will Harridge already has scheduled a coin-tossing session at his Chicago ning .— -__ pennsm — Cleveland. New York. Chicago and Boston. If they settle the question by the end of the regular season, the series will open Sept. 28. But if a tie results, the necessary playoff will set back the series opener to Thursday, Sept. 29. [ Those tentative plans were ar-| ranged yesterday when Baseball j Commissioner Pord Frick called i together representatives of the' AL's top four clubs and officials i of the Brooklyn Dodgers, about- j to-be champs of the National. j AIM present, as a concession to formality, were representatives 01 the Detroit Tigers, iifth-place club { in the American League, and the'i Milwaukee Braves, the only club' that could possibly beat the Docig-1 ers. offices tomorrow to determine opponents and sites in the event of four, three or two-team ties when the season ends Sunday, Sept. 25. Games 1 and 2 of the series will be played in the American League park, 3, 4 and 5 are set for Ebbets Field, assuming the Brooks win in the NL, and 6 and 7. if necessary, will be held in the American League city. Announcement WEST END SERV. STATION at 2lsl & Main Blythcvill«, Ark. is now under the management of J. D. "Muscles" Sweat, Try a Texaco Service Station First Call Us For Your Cotton Picker and Spindle Oils We can supply You with the Finest TEXACO HEATING OIL We deliver anywhere in Mississippi County BOB LOGAN YOUR TEXACO MAN Blythevilie Phone 3-3391 Joiner Phone 2421 Caution Grips Contending AL Managers GOOD SCORE—Molly Ardrey, with an eye on the football season, dons a referee's shirt and gives the touchdown signal while being towed by an ankle water-skiing at Cypress Gardens, Fla. A very neat trick. By ED WILKS The Associated Pres* Wary, but confident. That's the way four guys named Lopez, Stengel, Marion and Higgins called their shots as the frantic American League race spun into the stretch run today. Manager Al Lopez, whose league- leading Cleveland Indians open their final Enstern trip tonight at Baltimore, figured "It'll be rough, but I feel sure we'll stffl- be in first place when we get back home." Casey Stengel- is a little more cautious. With, his Yanks in second place, half a game behind the Indians, and due to meet Chicago and Cleveland this weekend, or Case allows as how "this here race has got down 'to a day-by-day proposition and I got my pitching lined up pretty good. But if I have to use one of my starters in relief I'll have to go another way." Marion Least Exuberant Possibly the least exuberant is Marty Marion of the White Sox. He has good reason. They've just lost four of five, and slipped from the lead to third, 1^2 games back Yet Marty too was still in there pitching as his Sox moved to Washington for two games j "At least we'X'e nad a day off," i he svd. "and we always bounce good after a little rest." Mike (Pinky) Higgins of Boston's Red Sox pulled everything neatly in focus. "Anything can happen," said he. "Our bullpen got straightened out against Washington and we're in a good spot." The Red Sox have a live-game win streak going and, have pulled within three games of the top. They are starting a nine-game home stand. Konstanty Helps Yanks Jim Konstanty, an early season bullpen whiz, bolstered the Yank staff yesterday, returning from his short optioned-stay with Richmond. Also back is infielder Bob Richardson, the rookie who may lake up some of the slack as Billy Mar- tin, falling short after his furlough return from the Army, rides the bench for weak hitting-. The National League race may grind to a close within 48 hours. First-place Brooklyn, 15 games out front, needs any combination of victories or Milwaukee defeats that .total 3 to win it. The Dodger? open a two-game set at Milwauket against the second-place Bravw tonfght. A sweep would end it. Firemen Hold Key to Flag 'NEW YORK (AP) — If re. lief pitching continues to play a prominent role in the tight American League pennant race, Ray Narleski, Ellis Kinder and Millard (Dixie) Howell will have a lot to say about the winning of the flag. Hailed as one of the, most outstanding bullpen aces in many a -year, Narleski has nailed down 24 victories for the Cleveland Indians while grabbing eight triumph? without a defeat 'or himself. Kinder, still going strong at 41, has saved 21 games for the Boston Red Sox. He's won five games against a lone defeat and shows a neat 2.02 earned run average for his efforts. A journeyman minor leaguer until he joined the White Sox in mld- | June. Howell has been Manager Marty Marion's top clutch pitcher, saving 12 games while posting a 7-3 won-lost record and fl. 2.95 ERA. Gorman Missed The New York Yankees who have pitched starters Don Larsen, Whitey Ford and Tommy Byrne in relief in recent games, could well have used the services of Tom Gorman, the bespectacled righthander they sold to Kansas City last April. Gorman has saved 21 games for the A's, who have won only 58 all year. He has a won-iost record of 6-6 and has an ERA of 4.01 for 92 Innings. The bullpen has also figured prominently in the National Nothing but the End for Druze SOUTH BEND, Ind (NEA) — Johnny Druze would be a strong candidate for the title—the most successful assistant football coach. Druze was end coach and chief scout for Rustim College in 193940. The former end and cnplain of Fordham's Seven Blocks of Granite learn of 1937 handled similar duties at Notre Dame in 1941, and after four years on the Navy during World War II, resum- ed the assignment in '**• ' thls gives him 12 years of coaching, and In that period the teams he was associated with Won 100 tames, lost only 11 and tied 6. All-America ends developed by Uruze include Boston College's Gene Goodrcault and Bob Dove, Jack Zilly. Bill Wightkln, Jim Martin. Don Penza, Jitn Mutschel- Itr, Dan Shannon and Leon lli'rl of Notre Dame. League where Clem Labiue and Ed . Roebuck have combined to save 31 games for the pace-setting Brooklyn Dodgers. Grid Giants Arrive For LR Contest With Chicago Club LITTLE. ROCK Iff) — The New York Giants were scheduled to arrive here today to begin workout* for their football exhibition with the Chicago Bears Saturday night. The Bears have been working out here since their arrival Sunday. A crowd of 20,000 to 25,000 is expected for the annual professional exhibition at War Memorial Stadium. Stadium Manager Allen Berry has said that the game will not be a sellout. The Giants are coached by Jim Lee Howell, a native of Lonoke, Ark. Chicago Coach George Hala« worked his Bears for two hours this morning. Howell has scheduled a workout for his team at 8 tonight. Nebraska will open Its football season with a game in Hawaii on i Sept. 17. The .Cornhuskers beat Hawaii 50-0 in their first meeting last sfason. ASTONISHING PERFORMANCE! And that's only half the Chevrolet story Drive with tare... EVERYWHERE! 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