The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 9, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 9, 1955
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER «, 1988 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SETEM Football Forum Hot Battle Seen for SWG No Surprise Like '54, Says Texas Coach Ed Price Fourth of a serl«t By ED PRICE Head Coach, Texai ! AUSTIN, Tex. — (NBA) — Long noted as a cut-throat league, the Southwest Conference appears headed for the fiercest family feud in its four decades of football. WITHOUT A DOUBT NEA'i Probablt All-Southwest .SEA'S Probable 10 pt bf E—Marshall Crawford, Rice E—Henry Gremminger, Baylor T—Eddie Rayburn,Rice T—Forrest Gregr, So, Meth. G—Herb Gray, Texas G—Tin? Goss, So. Meth, C—Hujh Pitts, T«. Chris. QB—George Walker, Ark. HB—Del Shofner, Baylor HB—Preston Carpenter, Ark. FB—Henry Moore, Arkansai. Golf Pros Find Shackamaxon Tough to Solve SCOTCH PLAINS. N. J. tf! — Golf's top professionals, accustomed to ripping courses apart in PGA sponsored tournaments are linotng the Shackamaxon Country Club layout something of a problem. Only two bettered par 70 for the 6.730-yard course yesterday in the first round of the $50.000 Cacalcade of Golf Tournament. And only three others matched standard figures us the narrow fairways, treacherous rough and concrete greens took a heavy toll among the aspirants for the first prize of S10.000. Kurjol and Inman Lead 'Marty Furgol of Lemont, III., and Walker Inman of Augusta. Ga.. each putting with deadly accuracy, shot 6B's to hold a two-stroke lead going Into today's second round of the 72-hole competition. The field will be cut to 60 and ties after today's play for the third round tomorrow and the final 18 holes Sunday. The three tournament-hardened veterans who managed to match par were Freddie Haas. Ted Kroll find diminutive Jerry Barber. Favored Sam Snead stayed within striking distance of the leaders with a 71 — the same score turned in by Gary Middlecoff. Gene Littler. Dick Mayer and Bud Holscher. Indications are that the 1955 ^BfW~"^BV campaign will have to go all the way back for a parallel to the (war year of 19*4, when only a game and a half separated the champion from tti'e cellar club. Certain- 1 y , ther's not Ed Price going to be any surprise like '54, when unheralded Arkansas sprouted over a field that we at Texas were supposed to dominate. Rarely have the schools in this sector returned such a high percentage of lettermen. Only Texas A. & M., which impresses with a classy collection of sophomores, is below 50 per cent in experience. My Longhorns broke even on returnees but have four men returning from seasons previous to 1954. Title-defendlnj Arkansas, for instance, retains eight starters and 23 of 29 lettermen. The major change is that the Raiorbacks will be running under the spllt-T under Jack Mitchell, who succeeded Wyatt. BMLOffs t*i. SHOFMR, Versatile George Walker moves I = arne boat - Chalmer Woodard has in at quarterback, supported by U° '"led varsity men back, plus fullback Hcnrv Moore and heavy I Tin >" G° ss - "* ma ssive Ilne s ^f oi duty man Preston Carpenter at i '853, returned from service. There halfback. Center Jerry Ford heads up the line. Texas Christian returns an even higher percentage of seasoned per- Baylor, long an offensive menace, was counting on Doyle Traylor for expert guidance and passing, but must find a substitute until he recovers from a pre-season injury, while Rice had an All-America back in Dickie Moegle. This year Baylor appears to have one in Del Shofner. The Owls counter for individual honors in the line with tackle Eddie Kaybum. Talented performers from last is concern at quarterback and end. | years winningest freshman team back Chuck Curtis has been giver, the responsibility of lifting the Horned Frogs from a 1-5 record in conference play to a contending position. He could do It. Hugh Pitts is an A'lI-America candidate at center. Southern Methodist is in the Senior John Roach is the leading signal caller, but Ray Masters, a versatile sophomore, might come on, they tell me. Tackle Forrest Gregg and backs John Marshall. ' sonnel, 21 of 26, including eight regulars. Flanked by proven play-l 5on"Mcnhenny and Hal O'Brien ers virtually everywhere, quarter-! are top men. sparks A. and M., which has one essential ingredient. It's hungry. No Aggie has attracted many all-star lists, but remember names like John Crow, Kenneth Hall, Jack Powell and Bobby Marks. Out of the spotlight lor & change. Texas lacks seasoned depth in the middle of tie. line and must count heavily on inexperienced hands at the vital tackle positions. The leadership of center Johnny Tatum and guard Herbert Gray should help the rebuilding up front, while the backfield could be the most stable since 1952. Walt Fondren, a soph quarterback of promise, joins such old hands as Charley Brewer. Delano Womack, Chet Simctk. Joe Youngblood and Ed Hawkins in spearheading a backfield that's a question mark only at fullback. NEXT: The Southeastern Con. ference by Wally Butta of Geo- Dodgers Out for Money; Would Choose Indians, Not Yankees for Series MILWAUKEE (AP) — What makes the most money will be the most fun, come Worid Series time, the old pros of the Brooklyn Dodgers figured last night after breaking their own record for nailing down the National League pennant early. The Dodgers clinched the senior circuit flag yesterday with a whooping 10-2 decision over the second-place Milwaukee Braves, and promptly started counting the potential house at the series. "Of course we'd like to have another crack, at those Yankees," third base veteran Jackie Robertson said. "But this is our business. They can get more people in that # * * park at Cleveland." And Pee Wee Reese, who's been in five series — and lost all five to the Yanks — said, "Sure I'd like to beat the Yankees this time . . . if I thought we could beat them." But, the Dodger captain added. •'maybe we'd be better off to play Cleveland instead. They've got that big park and they're not so sure * * * No Letup for Bums, Says Brooklyn Pilot By CHARLES CAPALDO MILWAUKEE (AP) — "There'll be no letup if I can help it. We'll win as many as we can from here on in." they can win." Quiet Cannf Manager Walt Alston found ft quiet corner away from tha glar* of the television and movt* light* in the Dodger dressing room yesterday and said that Reese aa4 Robinson pretty well stated »• case. "They'd like to play Cleveland because 6f that big park," Alston said, "and they'd like to play the Yankees because the Yanks have given us such a trimming before." Walter O'Malley, president of the Brooks, bustled in to pay respect* to his new champions. No. O'Malley said with a wave of the big cigar, there wasn't any change in the one-year-at-a-time rule he'd set up for hiring Alston. And no. he hadn't talked about 1956 with him as yet. "But," he said, "I don't think there's any doubt in his mind." Billy Mayo Out for Year With Broken Ankle Billy Bert Mayo, who was scheduled to play first string suard for the Arkansas State Indians this season, is out for the year with a broken right ankle, it was learned yesterday. Mayo is the second former Chickasaw eridder out for the season due to injuries. Bob Childress at the University of Arkansas is out with a shoulder separation. ! A 1952 graduate of Blytheville High School, Mayo was beginning his fourth year of football for Arkansas State. He had been listed by Coach Gene Harlow as a probable starter at guard. Mayo is reporled resting well at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jones- bo ro. Maior League Leaders Things Are Tough for Chisox NEW YORK (AP) — Things admittedly are tough with the Chicago White Sox these days, and they could get tougher real quick as the Sox open a crucial weekend and a two- Yankees toda. ' American League Ka^rjS. "iS? "so-nT P™ series^thTh'e New Yolk Yankees today. Kansas City, .313; Power, Kansas City, .311. Marty Marion's Sox were chest- iroit. And Uiey couldn't feel any fallen 'when they came off with fresher as Uiey confront the Yankees — not after blowing a three- run lead in a 5-4 defeat by seventh __ ............ Runs Batted In— Jensen, Boston j no 'ihi nK better than 8 split in the 06 Bo r - place Washington yesterday. 106; Boone, Detroit, IDS; Mantle,| Labor°Davdouble-header at De- Ne»- York 98. Hits—Kaline. Detroit. 184; Smith] . . „ , I " The Yanks, meanwhile, practi- Cleveland 170; Kuenn. Detroit 168. Horse racms produced an all-time , Home Runj-Mantle, New York high of S13.171.M3 m slat* revenue I „ 37: Williams. Boston 37; Kaline.)'or Florida during the 1954-aa win- Detroit 26 Pitching (based on 15 decisions) | —Byrne. New York, 14-4, .778; Ford, New York, 17-6. .739; Donovan, Chicago, 14-6 .700. League home runs — 888 (record Is 973 set in 1950) National League Batting (based on 325 at bats) — Ashburn Philadelphia .332; Campanella, Brooklyn .331; Kluszewski. Cincinnati .316. Runs Batted In— Snider, Brooklyn. 129; Ennis. Philadelphia. 116; Campanella, Brooklyn and Kluszewski, Cincinnati, 105. Hits— Kluszewski. Cincinnati 178, Bell, Cincinnati 175; Post, Cincinnati, 172. Home Runs — Kluszewsfci, incin- nati, 44; Snider, Brooklyn and Mays. New York, 42; Banks, Chi- ter racing season. The largest share *« from Hialeah with 16,038,761. cago, 40. Pitchingf based on 15 decisions) —Newcombe. Brooklyn, 20-4. .833. Labine. Brooklyn, 12-5. .706; Roberts, Philadelphia. 22-11 .667. League Home Runs—1144 (record is 1197 set in 1953) day off, trimming Kansas City 13-0. Players Low Going into Washington, Marion admitted his players were low. He had hoped Tuesday's day off would give them some bounce. But they barely salvaged the first game against the Senators Wednesday, So said Walter (Smokey) Alston after his Brooklyn Dodgers squelched the Milwaukee . Braves 10-2 and clinched the National League pennant yesterday on the earliest calendar date in the history of the circuit. Alston, the "unknown" who was named pilot of the Brooks at the close of the 1953 season after four semesters at Montreal, said his uppermost problem was guarding against a letdown. •» One might be expected since the Dodgers can now sit back and watch four American League clubs —Cleveland, New York, Chicago and Boston—whack each other around for the chance to meet the Dodgers In the World Series starting Sept. 28. No Lull Alston is planning to rest four of his veterans — Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella tind Carl Furillo — but he won't stand idly by and permit a lull to set in. "I'll rest Reese, Robinson, Cam- pv and Furillo from time to time for a game or two," he said, "no longer. We'll try to operate at full strength right down to the wire." The Dodgers left town 17 full games in front of the .Braves with only 16 to play for a clincher on the first place they held almost from the start of the 154-game schedule. The Dodgers bettered by four days the old speed record for the National League set here Sept. 12, 1853. p.nd now,. after losing rive of. their last seven, the Sox are 2!j games behind. I 'What makes it worse is that; after facing the Yanks in two. theyi have to hustle on to Boston for a Sunday, double-header against the Red Sox. Marion's going Into Yankee Stadium behind Dick Donovan (14-61^ who's had normal four-day rest after getting pounded by Cleveland Sunday. Manager Casey Stengel has named Don Larson (6-2) for today's game. Individuals-Groups-Farm Burean Blue Cross - Blue Shield Call representative WAYLIN CHESSER P.O. Box 307 Blythevllle, Ark. Phone POplar 3-3106 Announcement WEST END SERV. STATION at !lst & Main Blythevllle, Ark. is now under the management of J. D. "Muscles" Sweat SAVE T £ 33'/3% AUTO-FIRE ON INSURANCE Complete Protection — Clalmi Settled on Day Presented United Insurance Co. "Leading 4 Fast Growing Agency" 111 W. Main Phone 3-6812 $•• "DEE" Now and Stop Worrying 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 Mistitsippi County BOP LOGAN YOUR TEXACO MAN BIythoville Phone 3-3391 Joiner Phone 2421 Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Moncion N. B—Floyd Patterson. 177. Brooklyn, stopped Alvin (Chief) Williams, 172, Oklahoma Lo's Angeles—Zora Polley. 187' 3 . Clinton. Ariz., stopped Ted Calaman, 177' 2 . 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