The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1968 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 24, 1968
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Long Career Coming To End Pop Mosely Student counselling was only a phrase heard around colleges 'of education back, in the 1930's, but as a practical matter, Blytheville 'High School already was in the business. BHS had Sylvester. (Pop) Mosley. •His official connection with public schools involved' maintenance and school buses. Unofficially, lie always was around for those students who needed'a few words with an adult. He especially was-available to athletes. He presented a crusty appearance to the tough, the strong, the stars, but he quietly exhibited a soft and sympathetic nature to .the young, immature and: struggling bench : warmer. ;... , On June 30, he retires after 36 years-of service to the school district. . * * :* .During the depression, Pop •was in charge -of. National Youth Administration, projects at the .Blytheville .schools as an additional duty: . The NY A-was'the equivalent of today's Neighborhood YoutfrCprpS; It provided part time employment to. students, enabling many to stay in school. One of the dividends of that program, Pop recalls, is John Hoden, .who today is county supervisor of schools. §1111 COURIER NSWS PAGE TEN Friday, May. 24, 1968 "John was the same way then , as now,". Pop remembers. "Thorough, conscientious, hard-working ... he hasn't changed." Pop was raised on a small farm near Bloomfield, Mo. He worked for ' Frisco railroad prior to joining the school here. • His interest in youngsters and his nest little home; which sits just a short stroll off Haley Field led him into a proprietary role in Chickasaw athletics. His four sons were real star material. Between them, they played in the- Rose, Cotton, Orange and Sugar bowls, certainly the first family in America ever to turn that trick and maybe the only family to have done .'it All .were halfbacks and all played at the University of •Alabama.: . : . Two— 'Russ and Norman — played in the National. Foot- Reverse Streaks ;ji • ' , . . •- • Give Giants Lead MAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS By HAL BOCK Associated Press Sports Writer There's nothing like a nice little winning string to give a baseball team a lift in the stand. ings. Except, perhaps, a nice lit£$ e losing streak by the guys di- gjectly in front of you. fj| San Francisco's ambitious •JSJiants have won eight of their •j3ast 11 games and St. Louis' ^cooperative Cardinals have ^dropped eight of their last 11. SResult: A five-game pickup for jjfhe Giants and a change to the Stop of the National League race. J£. San Francisco captured first 'Splace Thursday with a 5-4 victo- sry over Atlanta while St. Louis j|was losing 3-2 in 11 innings to flos Angeles in the only NL ;• games played. New York at • Philadelphia and Pittsburgh at ! Chicago were rained out. , In the American League, • Cleveland battered California 9• 2 and Chicago's game at Wash- i ington was rained out. The other : teams were not scheduled. ', The Giants beat the Braves • for the third straight time when • Marty Martinez, a substitute Ron Hunt ! National League W. L. Pet. G.B.. San Fran. . 23 17 .575 — St. Louis .. 21 17 .553 1 Atlanta .... 21 19 .525 2 Phila'phia . 18 17 .514 2% Cincinnati . 19 19 .500 3 Chicago ... 20 20 .500 3 Los Angeles 20 21 .488 3% Houston ... 17 21 .447 5 New York . 17 21 .447 5 Pittsburgh . 16 20 .444 5 Thursday's Results Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 2, 11 innings San Francisco 5,' Atlanta 4 Pittsburgh at Chicago; rain New York -at Philadelphia, rain ..•••• Only games scheduled Today's Games San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at St Louis, N New York at Atlanta, N . Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, N Los Angeles at Houston, N Saturday's Games San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at St. Louis, N New York at Atlanta, N . Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, N Los Angeles at Houston, N Sunday's Games . San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at St. Louis New York at Atlanta :•.. .... Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Los Angeles at Houst6n ; catcher, let one of Cecil Up-| wlth a sin g le ^ reached third • chaw'c nifrhps ppt awav with . _ :c:_. i _ ~~«....j ~,.i- shaw's pitches get away with I lion Hunt on third base in the ...ninth inning. s"~ Hunt had opened the ninth FighB ifiy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Spoils, knocked out Tommy Fox, 512314, Shelby, Mont. 1; Aaron !?.Eastling 193, St. Paul, knocked 5 out Eddie Dembry 188%, Chica^ go, 9. L- LOS ANGELES—Sonny List- Ion, 222, Las Vegas, Nev., c-knocked out Billy Joiner, 18914, f. Cincinnati 7. i PORTLAND, Maine — Willie f: Burton, 183, New York outpoint— Rox- Beau on a sacrifice and a ground out before scoring on the passed ball. * * * The Braves had rallied to tie. the game in the eighth inning on Joe Torre's fourth hit of the game which drove in Hank Aaron. Aaron had tripled, scoring Tito Francona. .. . . The Cardinals lost their sev- = Bobby Rodriguez, 124,. Minneap-1 en th game in the last eight when Bob Bailey's llth-inning single scored Willie Davis with the Dodgers' winning run. Davis doubled opening the llth and moved to third on a sacrifice. After Ron Fairly was intentionally walked, Tom Haller fouled out before Bailey sin-, gled. Manager Walt Alston tempted fate in the bottom of the llth when, with two, out and the. tying run on second, he ordered Orlando Cepeda intentionally walked, putting the winning run on base. The move paid off when reliever John Purdin retired Phil Gagliano on a fly ball, ending Ihe game. Jose Cardenal smacked two double and homer 18-hit Cleveland attack that carried the Indians past California. Max Alvis, Tommy Harper and Jose Vidal also homered for the Indians, who moved within Wt games of first-place Detroit. Sonny Siebert scattered seven hits and won his sixth game. He also had a two-run single that got the Indians started in the = ed Marion Conner 180, gbury, Mass., 10; Irish E Jaynes, 132 Lowell, Mass.; out£ pointed Al Romano 138, North | Adams Maxx., 10. £ OAKLAND — Jimmy Lester, S159V&, San Francisco, knocked S 0 ut Ralph McCoy, 15914, Rich- JSmond, Calif., 8. £ LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Adolph sPruitt, 145, Los Angeles, Estopped Nate Williams,, 143%, gLas Vegas, 5; Tony Aguirre, 1142, Los Angeles, outpointed § Eugene Parker, 139, San Jose, it Calif., 10. § JOHANNESBURG South Af- rica—Bofing lujljan Pieterse, S 1W& South Africa outpointed Spaniel Leullier 166% France §10; Pierre Fourie 15914 South £kft f r I c a outpointed Assane singles, leading Fakyh, 154%, Lebanon, 10. j second inning. IN OSCEOLA! '66 CHEVROLET EVIPAI/A 4 door sedan, V8, automatic trans., "power steering and brakes, radio and heater, wiiite sidewall tires .... $1750 '66 CHEVROLET Impala Sport* Coupe, full power and factory air conditioner, real nice car, radio and heater, white sidewall tires ... $2100 •64 CHEVY MAL1BU 2 door H.T., two to choose from, one red and one silver, both are real nice cars, your choice $1050 '65 FORD XI, 8 door H.T., vinyl roof, posa traction rear end, all power and factory air conditioner, just Ilk $1150 '68 FORD Country Squire 10 passenger station wagon, local car, clean as a pen .... $2150 '66 BUICK Wildcat 4 door sedan, power and factory air conditioner, real clean Memphis car and priced to sell $1950 '66 BUICK Skylark Convertible, red with a white top, loaded with all the accessories, factory air conditioner $2000 '65 PONTIAC CATALINA 2 door H.T., power steering and brakes, factory air conditioner, gold mist, real clean Memphis car $1700 '66 CHEVROLET M Ton pickup, real clean truck and it WAS NOT USED ON FARM. Equipped "with music and heat, only 24,000 actual miles, nice $1500 3 — '«7 CMC Trucks, 6 cylinders and V8s, ready to go. Prices start at only .... $1600 eee»«e»ee»e*«eeei»eee«eee»eeee»»»e»eeeee» MANY, MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM BARGAIN PRICED! Tim Bowles Motors CADILLAC - BUICK - POHTIAC - GMC OSCEOLA Ph. LO 3-2622 American League W. L. Pet G.B. . 23 14 22 16 .622 .568- Detroit . Cleveland Baltimore 20 .17 .541 Minnesota 20 17 . .541 Boston ... 19 18 .514. California 18- 21 .462 Jllcago .. 16 19 .457 Oakland .. 17 21 .447 New'York 16 22 421 Wash'n. .. 16 22 421 Thursday's Results Cleveland 9, California .2 Chicagp-at Washington, rain Only games scheduled Today's Games Oakland, N Cleveland at California, -N Boston at Minnesota, N Chicago-at : New York, N Washington at Baltimore, 2, twi-night Saturday's Games Boston at Minnesota Chicago at New York Washington at Baltimore, N Cleveland at California, N Detroit at Oakland, twilight Sunday's Games Detroit at Oakland Cleveland at California 'Boston at Minnesota Washington at Baltimore Chicago at New York, Z ball teague after graduation. * * * "During" the war (World War II) when most of the young men were gone, I,even coached some junior high football," Pop modestly admits -He remembers' those teams as "pretty good". Actually, they were very good teams .which put together long undefeated strings -under the gaze of Pop, who missed no detail during a practice session Many of the football world's,, famous know Pop Mosely. He .still hears from'Univer- sity of Alabama coach Paul Bryant. Athletes and coaches of other years continue to drop in on him Joe Dildy, who set some coaching records of his own while at BHS, is a regular visitor. Dildy now is-with the Arkansas Industrial'Devel- opment Commission and his work brings him to Blytheville from time'to time. Pop takes some measure of pride in remembering the boys he encouraged to participate in athletics Many of them were able to shuck off the life of a southern po' boy and.go on to college and eventual 'business success. * * * Pop Mosely. began work in Blytheville schools as .a janitor. . - •.. He never earned much money. He . e a r n e d tremendous amounts of respect and love and appreciation. Today, he collects interest on the investments he has made in people over nearly four decades He has their love And if you can't put that in the bank, it still follows-'that dollai bills won't put a gleam in your eye and warmth in your heart when you're 76 years old iiiiiniiiiiiiiiniiMWiiiniiiiniiiHiiiiiHniinu |The Fans' May 21,-1968 Dear SVank: If and when you find the time . . . and when space allows, would you iindly put a short note,in your Piece of Mind column or somewhere, thanking the readers: of the Courier News who were kind enough to. send me cards in the hospital during my recent stay. Thanks to you, also, for running the piece. The response overwhelmed me and it's just about impossible right now for me to thank all "these people personally for the cards and prayers as well wishes. Sincerely, Ed Hayes P.S. Started back to "work" today for a few hours. JIM BEAM BOURBON- MAKING NEWS SINCE 1795 CLERMONTVKY.—17; years ago Jacob Beam stai making Beam Bourbon hei in Kentucky. 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