The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 21, 1932 · Page 6
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PAGE S*™JH£'_J^g-> CQUIUEH Bill OP 1 Mm II HUT Sta £g as a Boy-and a Chicago CuUip' = — - --- ' ~— 1~===--^_ -- ^- --- =^== = =__ _ r.JgjAY^gCTOBER.i^mp Ui' "" ~ I ,. • > i BrvfMv'l 1 " n'-h'">->-s ~l>i like on , a rij'in? shi"•»»•> ••>•>•••••> r-.-nn .loin( «r tonl?ht at Ha">v Pi»M. The game f will start at 1:45 o'clock. S The chicks will be without the f services ot Tommy Shori, star I back, and Darrol Lunsford. varsity « tackle. Charley PrISzius, lineman I and back, is suffering from a stratn- [ «! anfcte but will probably see s?r- I vice. ) An old lee injury which dovel- •S oped in th? Piggoit nnme 1m botli- ;• cred Shori again this week and lie ': lias hrsn ordered to ride the bench. ; An X-ray xamlnatio. 1 ) revealed no . broken bones but the veteran o[ : the Chick baekfield is expected to ; tak2 no chances on aggravating the { injury by playing tonight. Limsford ; !s ineligible to plav because he fail• tH to hurdle scholastic barriers. } With Short and Lunsford out S and Fritzius handicapped Coach > Charley Kramer has a puzzling i problem m producing a line-up that j will not show too much Irie effect ! oi a lot of pitching. With Short | out the drive of (he onckfield Is r e > duced to small proportions. Tommy j is Bko the test kicker nnd broken j field runner, in the Chick camo. Bv j renting Fritzius to the backfield i Kramer may dsvolap o little mor° ! sorely needed noirer but lie wtl! weafen a line already upsst by th' temporary loss of Lunsford. It l.s believed that the Chick mentor will start.Fritzius in the Hue and Benny Pendler at Lunsford's mst. Broir- don. Mosley, Beck ana Morse will I prabatly start in the backfield. I .With Short and Lunsford out tire chances of the Shawne 2 eleven to win in their first .wrlous bvi for ccmideration in counlv football Circles are considerably brightened The Shawnee team has b;en pointing for the game and cxoects to throw its full strength against (he Kramer Klan. Coach Johnny Burnett brought his<(earn-up hers a couple of nights ano-for a workout under th" flood: ights so-the Shawnee.warriors will have a.little experience with night football when they start tbe game tonight. . The Shawnee team will »iv""ai 5 .*!! b0 "- t lhC Samc weizht as the BIythevllle team, according lo advance reports I th'nrii -I',"" P'""r«. <a"«n when he was 8 years old, Is shown at the left. ^Shortly after going to Chicago as coach, 41 y ea.s ago, Is pictured al the right. On The Outside - Looking In By "DUKE" Empty Seats If there has been one outstanding thing noticeable in news pictures of grid battles this fail it's been the empty seats in the. background. Most of us in this section must necessarily gat our glimpses of collegiate football and the big games from pictures. There was nothing unusual when the early season pictures of practice sessions showed vast empty spaces in the stadiums but action photographs of real games revealed that most of the seats were still vacant. v Attendance Good Here Football attendance almost everywhere In the country except in BIythevllle has been off. Of course the reason Blylhcville crowds have Improved are: night football, first, and second, .that there was plenty of room for improvement. If the kind of crowds that have turned out for the first two night games -here can't bring B. H. S. football "out of the re3," then it can't be done. Night football nny have its disadvantages later en when cold wenther or rain interfere. . But at the time this is written it looks like .there's no rtoiring that the group of business men nnd alumni who set out to secure funds for the lighting equipment an:l the mjn who so generously contributed or loaned mcney for the purpose have renewed interest in a sport that was almost on the downgrade >n two 1 ' 1 ""' And co "' u Charby Kram-r ! „..„„ i in on that, tco. I Gndiron Grace Jeff Rolnn hfpn ". A. "im- iev is rwtaihs of the s o -.-0 «.mc which will comr ,, tc HID 'coimtn- club course Sundav ' intra - clu1 ' for for the co^ition^oy a f, r - to — The- individual matclMs scheduled r>re as follows, with \evr- Rules and Penalties Tnj flying lack'? and flying \ block, two of the most siwctacubr ' movements l n football, have b-on barred this year. But have vou noticed or heard of penalties b:ln« inflicted for cither Ibis year? I There are two reasons for th? j lack of violations of t're n;w rules | which have resulted in penalti One is that training thi feel Jeff Roland vs. Byron Mow "'J- Culn vs. B. A. Lvnch." •1. P.-tenti vs. R. N. Ware. .J r Evr-iett B. Gee vs. R. P Kjr=h- r.cr. '' B81mistcr vs - c - L Wnt- Jr'. ^Bernard Gooch vs. John Caudill Bill Affiick vs. Cecil Shane John Waterman vs. U. s. Branson. - G. E. Keck vs. W T Barrtett. ' Farmer England vs. Scott liar- Sam Norris vs. G. G. Caudill i A ' Le * ch vs - °- w - Affiick Russell Phillips vs. George Hubbard. • Bob Barnes vs. O. P. Moss C. M. Buck vs. C. M. Baxter rloyd Acton vs. C. J. Little John Flnlev vs. Chas, Lemons Eddie B. David vs. C. A Cunningham. J. H. Bell vs. Frank Whitworlh Sheldon Hall )\ s . Bill Wunder- 1 IiCB. R. L. Curlin vs. E. B. Lvman. W. c, -Higginson vs. Fred Flec- man. In refutaltoiv of complaints thai football builds only rough-,-inci- tumble brawn, consider this pWi.ro. As graceful as any tcrps:- choi-ean artist is Win Anderson of Colsale University as lie M;I::\ a fcrwitnl pass. " °n this week's schedule just take! a look «' t!lc following. Th ' S WritCr dOC3n ' t ^ Miv tcet I coaches h; Jlnycrs to kee diving at an oppan-' enough to pick lie games J.M.- JOCK . lat^once a man's o!f Sutherland decs but maybe it would ' " "-y it^n: be easier at that. At Icasl it won!:! | • ralhor hair line distinction. ' draw guesses, pick them Wtrigh't If rmi »r. antl 1 ' 1CM probably find a hnlf cio~- II 50,1 were one of the fans who en ties when the result, roll in wondered why Tech coi:ld send in substitutes so often in th; Chick- Tech game last week, you might be Interested in knowing that a new rub against substitution ?xev>i <"r.cn time is out was waived in th.it game. And did Tech keep them running in and out? Of course the Yellowbacks! men„„ „„„„, Here are choices in 32 games- j f 0011 " 11 (car " nt Winner - ' tcinoon ' Biythcviiie Parngculd Jor.csboro Tina Bluff Little Rock Fort Smith El Dorado iscr this af- I.osrr Shawnee O?c:ol.i Briicsvillc Camd The juniors have been Indult ^ui.ix.t.i , i t Kovciyc: ' '"8 in stiff workouts against thei North Little R--KK ! ui .? brother. 1 ;. Din Chickasaivs, thi. Malvcrn | wcek nnci should he well able t Hope tnkc of them selves against ... It a Canadian Oeorgt Gibson, manager of the PUWwrgh Pirates, is a Canadian clttaen. It is necessary for him to <*«ta * ilx-roonth p«a»port to pHr b»n In tbe rjntted States. TOO LOf TO CLASSIFY 01 th? state H a Sock? r pfclur<B t0r Arkansas Southern California! Kama > • Washington ' Wasli. state; Kansas Stale ! Virginia! pe Chicago ' tllc Kclscr aggregation. Best In Weekly m of • at the * the i Minnesota Ihe , Tulanc '=. in Georgia Tech N. C. State Army Vandcrbilt Princeton I'ittsbuvgh U. --Hoss Stevens won singles honors Dice • mu1 l>airc(! uitil T °tn Wralght to w tllc rioubles competition in of the Iowa Auburn ; the weekly tournament i Shoo Sllnwrs club last Ohio SIM; | Colgate'! IlllllDlS The common "flshln' Southwestern or angle worm, Is often called a dew Tcac'--s nn' , t ic ac..c,s | United States. ID BE IT til flCE us Coach, Born Poor, i Hacl Planned To Be! Minister Of Gospel. KDITOH'S .VOTE: In this story, Hit lira cf » series of three 1111 the | life of Coach Amos Alcnzn SI younir Slajj K taken through hnjliood struggles prior tc- jiis ap- at Yaic in 1884. BY WH.I.IAM HKA11CHKK NKA Service Sports Eilitor Amos Alonzo Slagg, the man who was to coach al me University o[ Chicago for 41 years, and who wa? to earn among other tributes t.-.at of Knute Kockne who called him "the greatest of them all," .stnric out in life to ueconi-2 a minister. And it caimo: be said that suffered any great change of ir becoming a football coich, lor gg retains today a great deal -, the kindly old small-town parson. Of nil toe coaches I knov,-. the 3-TtfES AH-AtfESiJA AMD PMWWS 6fie\t PWeKiMfl s!fo CP ' •WSEARS AGO, feCEIffcj ORO??Et),WO»:'!r£PRAeTiCeo?Trl5 ' ffwjw's (CK.IFCRWIA) SRiW/ep-S n$> fvxtef> TPB BoVs ?'/ B»1TM6 BOJI cp [O r.WKieKS-AU F ft->M T,'i& Papooses and Keiser Team Plav %f The Blytheville junior high Pa- """^ " ul P 1 ^'^ 1 ^ 11 *- >u loovoan as i pooscs will meet the Keiser high fco >" in grammar school or later Ii fnnfhrtll (orsii» of l^Air^.. IV.;. -"r hi2h K(!hr>nl Tt UTIC httr 'i^ihifMv term _ "character-builder" icarest to fitting Stagg. He was born into a ]x»r fnml!y il West Orange, N. J., Aug. 1G, 662. His father, Amos Ltndiay Stagg, was the father of six other children, and every one of them 'had lo keep busy to make both'ends meet, young Stagg had the usual chores that fall to the tot of a poor boy—chopping wood, carrying coal, weeding the garden, starting fires in the stove. « » + If he had followed the example of (he young men with whom he played the games of boyhood, Btagg would have terminated his schooling after the fourth grade. A high school education in tr.ose cays marked a young man as distinctly "upper class." There wos something of his an- :estors in the boy, some of the Indomitable spirit that carried them through the Revolution ;.s brave soldiers for the Colonies. He decided he would go through high school at all costs. There was no high school In West Orange, nnd in order to enter the high schocl in Orange, Stagg had to think up some way of paying tuition without money. » • * * - .. He did It by attending to furnaces, mowing lawns and other odd jobs lhat got him out of bed early nnd kept him up late. He completed his course in three years, and got the idea that hc would like to ecome a minister. The tuition fee at Yale then was S50 a term, and Stagg, seeing no way to acquire that much money, wrote to President Noah Porter at Ya'.c, asking for help, or advice. President Porter replied that "opportunities for self-help present themselves and are SCJDII discovered by tlioi-e who keep their eyes open to discern them." • •. • The first big hurdle Stagg faced was the entrance examinations. Some sort of preparatory school work was necessary. Stagg decided to try Phillips Exeter. He worked hard during the summer after his high school graduation, but despite heroic econ'omy, was unable to sava enough to start at the prep school until after the Christmas holidays. He then had $21, and a suit that ha'd ueen given to him by his friend, George Gill, son of the mayor of Orange. It must have been a battle. Stagg himself used lo say that that winter nt Phillips Execr was the bitterest winter he ever spent. He lived on a 15-cents-a-day allowance for food, which for the most part was milk and brnad. Hc dwelt in an unhcated garret, wi-.cre he struggled with the intricacies of mathematics, Larn and Greek. t * * Stagg's first prowess in athletics was on the baseball diamond. He was not proficient at football as a i«uui UTJJ-, s^nu niau^ up ins mmu thing in the way of entertain- to become heavyweight champion, ment you coulrt ask for, except" and .who became just.that has uerliacs u little music between the made up h:^ mind he wants 'to ' " go to Congress, which means that he will high school, ft was to become a pitcher. his ambition . As a boy of 13 hc struggled with a curve ball, and The Papooses have 8 two touch. nowu victory over the Kclscr team " l -"" l: "<"'• " Ilu "- ustu l ' J l"" to tl:.;lr credit and hope to a.W hoilr ' s dail i' tr >' ln K lo niaster another triumnh this nflrcnoon "^"der." Finally, 0115 day he w — - ' rewarded, and hc ran excitedly !i. to the kitchen to exclaim to lib is used to pitcl n rewarded, and hc ran excitedly In to the kitchen to mother. "I've got it At Phillips Exeter, Stagg became well known to college recruiting agencies which even in that an dent ' - received large schools, assuring him of a Upon bccom1 "8 » "preacher." ' He determined to take a chance, If Max Baer persists in his refusal to meet heavyweights other than Max Schmeling or Jack Sharkey, he is going to gaod long wait. i months, but he is going 'to have I ! to change his voice to bass "before s voce o ass "eore i those Giants get anywhere next I Wtgaet's Wish Han s Wagner is willing to manage the Cincinnati Reds, which just goes to show a man is inever too old to Icarn. George Earnshaw has been golfing at Hot Springs, Ark., but it strikes us that the big PhilarM- phia nitcher didn't need a vaca- Charley Bricklcy. the old Harvard -star,' 'says 'that football ; on the Pacific coast is better than football in the east except as to kicking, which seems to be a pretty important point of difference. Gene Tunne}', former New York poor boy. who madj up his mind ----have a I tjpn. He had one all summer. If you think a coach's -life is a -merry one. you should have heard the uproar concerning Sam \Vil- Inmnn in Columbus O after Ohio State had lost by two touchdowns '- ••••-•••• lo Michigan. Tlic wrestling eason is under _ ..... ........ = wny again and offers"abou't every- probably Congress, i halves. That Stanford football team Is a surprise even to Glenn Scobey Warner himself. • * • Maybe It Will! Bill Walker former Otant pitch- or who was traded to the Cp.rdiu- Players Have Duplicate Names f HOLLAND. Mich. (UP)— It's a ;SCod thing for the sports writers | that Hops Coliege here hr.s not *to him which LIKOUIEFEflS' Herb 'Schwartz' Team Evens Matters With 7 to 0 Win Over Rival. LUXOR A, Ark. — Luxora high school defeated. Crawlordsville high school's football^ team here yesterday by a score of 7 to 0. < f The victory for Luxora evened T matters for the two teams. Craw- fcrdsville" beat Luxora 7 to 2 in a hard fought game at Crawfordsville lost week. - NO SMOKING Smoklnsr- is forbidden to drivers of'..automobiles in Czechoslovakia as.niany recent.read accidents are said to have been, caused by driv- srs' smoking at the wheel. five instance: a Japinga major league team he pitches f^., which is an idea he may .revise, after conversing with Sam Br,?a- j rion and Branch Rickey about his j 1033 salary. . [ Christian Keener Cagle receiver S050 for every Ram e he plays with Tim Mara's Njw York football Giants, which is more money than Ruth ever got per game, but the nib is that Cagle can't play football every day . for 154 days. Primo Camera was haled into j court the other day for srvieding. but if you hati a foot like Camera ' and dropped it on an accelerator, maybe you would speed, too. r • • Wrons Word, Benny Benny Leonard still declares he's coming back, but it mny be that he merely is 'confusing his verbs, and that instead of coming hc means going. Kid Chocolate is the rmv featherweight champion of all Ihe world, which is something I can't fl«ure wlint to do about. The score. Notre Dame 73. Haskell 0. leads to Ihe obr-wation that General Custer should have! hod a few footballs along with • him. i Joe Cronin, boy manager of the | Senators, is onlv 2G years old. but ich| The - Mne-ups - of -both -squads'! "duplicates" '.rS contain duplications of names in I or "cousins. on toth the college anU the high school team, a Bonnetts. a Boter, a Slighter, and a Klomparens. The secret is, o£ course, that the are either brothers *XESS * In a few short months the Gillette BLUE BLADE hj along he's prlnnr to than thai. midseason r>:xt year, t lot older | won a position of indisputable dominance. This is an amajy; J V / ing tribute to the blade's outstanding quality and sensational performance. Get incomparable shaving comfort Try the Gillette Blue Blade. V«s. They Dirt! J it day were " functioning'," ans'h'e , '.o» Warn eke, the Cubs' pitcher. ' ived several Invitations from ' iad hl * tonsils removed the otlwr : e schools, assurin h o a dny u r> r °bab!v -waf n t much of , He might have taken on? of those y0 jr kl "' a « pl .,, but there were no divinity schools JS™ to dcftSrt n» which invited his chnmpionshin, which also is sonia- te hart s?t his mind tnlm; l can . t thlnlt of anything to * •.„„,„!,„ - df) nta|( Scotly Montclth, Detroit promo-.- : liv Mv^.imutu tu niKc a cnancc, er. nnnoiiiiccs 1)5 is seek-In? younsr,' to appear at Yale and in the words flshlcrs with ambition w-ho are j of President Porter to 'keep his wllllnz lo flpht hard, and it Is to ' SCC110I1S of the tfimbcr | who WM sented himself at Yale in 1884 as vrould-be divinity student. It was hardly suspected that Sep- lhat here vvns , 0 he COmt , on , 0 , lhc 'I greatest athletes In Yale history and one of the worH's outslnnding leaders In sports. NEXT: SU M - at Vale. 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