The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1955 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, October 18, 1955
Page:
Page 10
Start Free Trial
Cancel

PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TVF.Sn.-VV. OCTOP.ICU 18. 1055 (.jeoi-ge _xv«rtt crAon Still Plenty of Tickets For Hog-Rebel Festivities Here's a tip for you Arkansas and/or Ole' Miss fans who may not have tickets for this Saturday's argument at Oxford — there are still plenty of tickets available and apparently ihc game won't be a sellout. That intelligence comes second hand front Mississippi and first hand from the University of Arkansas. We talked to the ticket office at Faycueville yesterday and were imormed that [hey stil! have lots of tickets <sonic pretty good ones, LOO), and will probably have to return some of them lo Ole' Miss unsold. It seems I'niversity students aren't kipping Uiein up the way some folks thought they would. Distance to Oxford being what it is makes it a little tough on most students trying to RO to the panic. So University officials are letting them go to anyone who wants them nt $4 a crack. A phone call CO the ticket office, Department of Athletics. University of Arkansas will start the ducats on their way to you. AND A PUOXK call or letter to Die' Mi.ss will do the same. Information received from Oxford this morning indicates that there are still lots of reserved seat pasteboards available and can be had by calling- or writing". The game does not loom as a sellout at Hemingway Stadium, University officials said. Though this is the "big" game of the year for Ole' Miss and always one that attracts great interest in Arkansas. Arkansas' 6-0 victory at Little Rock last year, to hand the Rebels their only loss before the Sugar Bowl, has been like pouring kerosene over hot coals to O!e' Miss' players and rooters. AND TilLHE are other factors to add zest and fire to the play you'll see at Oxford. Both schools are defending" champions of their conferences, the Southwest and Southeast. This is the first time for that situation in the 16 meetings of the ancient rivalry that began in 1908. Arkansas has an 11-7 edge in Hie series and a 7-5 edge since the series began its regular Memphis run in 1937. Ten of the 12 games since tlieu have been at Memphis with the other two at Little Rock on an alternate year basis for the past four years. The Rebels will he shooting; to keep their Oxford record clean. This will be only their second meeting at Oxford. They played there in 19U8 and Oie' Miss racked up the Porks 25-0 in that one. The two t-luhs have met at Fayetteville only twice, in 1908 (their first contest) and 1926. Arkansas won both, 33-0 and 21-fi. Sorry, No Shelbyville Gome Blytheville's once-beaten Chickasaws still have their open date this Week despite numerous rumors apparently making the rounds that the Tribe had filled the last- gap in their schedule. Reports circulating- through various segments of the city had the Chicks set to play several different opponents — all oil the same night. Modi widely-heard story was thai, the Chicks would play Shelbyville, Tt'im. That (va.s a big .surprise 1 to Couch Ku.s.sell Mosley. Mosley said he had 110 idea him* that rumor got started. He said he had contacted several schools about playing this week but Sbrlbyville wasn't one of Ihem. TIIK THINK returned to work today after taking the day off yesterday since they don't have a game this week. Work will continue through this week and next in preparation for the Tribe's remaining yames. They iiu'lmh; hvn road tests and two home games. Hot Spring. Blytheville's third Big Eight foe, is next, with a trip to Jackson. Tenn., the following Friday. Then the Chicks return home Nov. !1 for their Newport show and close out the year the following week with another Bin Eight contest at Haley Field against El Dorado. Southwest in Three Big Intersections! Contests This Week By TIIK ASSOCIATE!) I'RKSS The Arkansas. Texas Christian and Southern Methodist football teams start serious training today for interscdional football battles. The Razorback's will tangle with Mississippi, Texas Christian will battle .Miami and Southern Methodist will take on Kansas. Hamiifie Frosh Sports Passing Mark of 52% The top Southwest Conference Jack MucheH. "This is always contest this week matches the Bay-j their bis game and we have to lor Bears and Texas A and M. j take ihem ;is they come." Two teams that were beaten last 1 The Porkers, who whipped Texas week—Rice and Texas—will meet 27-20 Saturday, have no serious in- m another conference encounter. : Junes. They watched movies of "I don't .see how we can bt- up the Tcx:is content yesterday. j for Ole Miss as hle.hly a.s we u ere. Lu.-r year, Arkansas was the only j for Texas," said Arkansas Coach; team to beat Mississippi in regular Spirited Paps Get Ready for Osceola One Strike. One Miss COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (/Pf—Tommy Holmes, malinger tif the Fort Worm Cats in the Texas Lt'Ujaie, knows how it feels to hook into a striped haw. On his first ex- periPiiL-i 1 a striper, believed to he in the 9-pound class, took his Line and made the .spinning reel sing when the drag wasn't tight enough. After tightening the drag, Holmes got the fish under control but the .striper lossed off the hook 30 feet, fi oin the boat. He did pull in a small porjry. , MORE PEOPlf 'Old laylor 86 is the IMileslmiklesl {food bourbon o o 1 ever lasted !'' N.-vcr hrforr ha« ih- 1 rirh. Ki halving 1 true Itnurhon Oil) TAYLOR flavor cmiir !" vou so li«iil .tml mild! Yen jw\ )<•?# for #1 prr.o{ OUHAYf.OH, tutl \nn <_T| the SJUIH: i*t- p* rl» (fan}jf\ in rvrn '!«> iirton^ (Imp—a- 1 litilil and mild ,!?• <:oo(l lionr^t bmi*- boil '/;/i IKT: OLD tAYLOR 86 PROOf KCNTUCKY STRAIGIir BOURSON WHISKEY H ia (neta bon drin KENTWXT STUMfiHT DoweoN wnswr rW PKOOf f 4 LOtftSVILU, KCNTUCKY The Blyihev.ille Junior Hiyh Paps, encouraged by their 2H-1 victory at Newpon lasi week, buckled down to their first rugged scrimmage of the week last night in preparation for their Thursday night date with the Junior Seminoles at Osceola. The Paps' victory lust week was their second of the year and their first since whipping Poplar Bluff, Sept. 22. As the Paps ran through their full-dress workout last night, the the battle cry was "One down and three to go." The Paps victory last week gK\ e impetus lo a drne to make a sweep of their final four games. After a two-hour drill last night Coach Johir Koldus' charges were clamoring for more contact work in one of the most spirited drills of the season. The Paps worked over their entire game last night with the accent on defense. The combination I oi the Newport victory and the j j crisp autumn air tired up the j i Paps' outlook. } All Coaches Jim Fisher and Koli dus have to do now is maintain I this spirit through Thursday night [ and hope that nobody stubs his i toe and breaks an arm between j now and same tune Thursday : when the Papooses takes on an' oter tribe of youn? Indians from i south Mississippi County. | Grid Picks Correction ! Here is a correction for grid I pickers who are entering this I week's Courier News cuiuest. i In Box No. 16 the Shawnee vs. I Trumaun game is the one to pick. Princeton vs. Rutgers is an old game and is not. .supposed to be in the box, 50 just ignore it: — 204 Homers Hit In Brooklyn Park Last Season UCLA Lad Follows Dad LOS ANGELES i/Ti—UCLA hack- field coaches have high hopes that- Boh Berg d (i hi of Los Angeles can fill the role once occupied by his lather, Lenny Bergdahl. Bob played in eight of nine games as a sophomore In 195-1 and went 51 minutes against Washington. His dad played for Bill Spaulding in 1930, 1931 and 1932. Alabama has had 55 first team plnyers selected on the All-Southern and All-Southeastern Conference squads since 1925. NEW YORK '.-Pi- - Brooklyn's Ebbeui Field, the ball park the frustrated New York Yankees called a •'bandbox." was the favorite target of major league home, run hitters in 1955. The Dodgers' ball yard was the I scene of -04 four-baggers durin ! the regular season, figures com j piled by the Associated Press re j vealed today. The Brooks walloped ! 1!9 at home with the other seven I National League clubs netting an ' ayyregate of 85. j Ebbet-s Field thus supplants Cm | cinnati's Crosley Field as the slug I gprs' haven. Senior circuit tennis [ Kimu'ked 19!) home runs in the ! Redlesrs' park and 193 in Brookiyi in 1954. American League batters founc Kiima.s City's Municipal Stadium the easiest mark last season, connet: tint; for 180 circuit blows the majors' ncueM park. The Athletics hit 70 at home with the oppo- i sHion collecting 110. Fenway Park i Boston, was next with Iti3. Washington's Griffith Stadium was the toughest field in winch to hit homers. Only 45 were hit in the capital city. 20 by t.ie Senator;,. season play. The 1954 Ranorbnck-> gained national recognition by trimming the Rebels 6-0 on a 67- yard pass from Buddy Benson to Preston Carpenter in the last I three minutes of the game. I Here's the news from other conference training camps: ' Texas A&M: Coach Bear Bryant j put his team through a stiff work-J out after drilling in sweat clothes: Monday. Bryant, whose team is j heavy wirh sophomores, singled out' some juniors for praise in the TCU j victory. I Texas Christian: Coach Abe j Martin was talking- about a re-j vamped lineup for Mmini, The j Progs \\ent into an all-out scrimmage session after Monday's light workout. University of Texas: The Longhorns worked to, develop more •fpeed. The squad was expected at !op condition for the game with Rice, Baylor: Stellar quarterback and passer Doyle Traylor, who broke his leg' before training- started in September, hobbled through play drill. With Baylor improving, Bear fans believe. Traylor in good shape could make the Bruins champions. Southern Methodist: The Mus- tnngs were walking on ah 1 after their 20-0 plastering of Rice. There was talk on the SMU campus that the "hi^h" Ponies might whip Kansas worse than the 44-7 rout administered by Oklahoma last week. Rice: The Owls were still aloomy after that 0-20 set back by SMU. The injured list was long, but they expected to get down to business again Tuesday afternoon. ST. PAL'],. Minn. (API making the passing carnival of The records compiled by shy Jerry Foley. king 01' the nation's small college aerialisis, are enough to frighten the bookkeepers. In his last three games Foley has completed 74 out of 146 throws, lu his lasi two lie has averaged 59 passes a game, lias a five-game total of 87 for 167 and a cool 52 per cent completion average. He leads the nation in practically every passing statistic worth mentioning and has. made his favorite' receiver, 6-5 Dick Doulin, No. 11 among the pass catchers. j Team H,isn't Won a dame Bui Mainline hasn't won a game. What goes? Coach H. D. Montgomery ofiers the explanation: "We're n green team and we don't have much manpower to speak of. We muddled around with the splii-T for the first couple games and it was pretty t~ vious we weren't going any pi..;;;?." A gangling 18-year-old freshman from llainlinc University is the pro football league look like a routine penny arcade. Well, if you're »ointf to lose, you, rhm-ki'rt the split-'!', inured out might as well make it imerratum, j who wa.-. trie be.st passer on the Montgomery reasoned. "So we' .-Quad, worked out a .spread for- i maUon and started throwing." j Foley SiartI'd Throning i That is. Foley started throwing, on virtually every play. He started ! out by pucliing 13 of 3H and '293 • yarns an-iinsi Gusutvus Adolphus. i-it an improbable 33 of (ill for 2(i2 yard.-! an;u:i.st St..John's of Minne'-;o;a. a:ui tr:routed doun to 28 out oi ijtl fur 3i;i yards ,;>;;;in.si Minne: so [ ;i'-. IJuIuth brunch. To dale, the ri-1 qua: terljack has i run up 1.0-50 yard* through the air ' and to- Td MX touchdown passes. ! The 33 completions against St. John's tied tht* small-college roc- ord and Dunlin's 1« catches in the .-amc- game broke everything in Stan Not for Sale, Says Frank Lane ST. PETERSBURG. Phi., '.i 1 —Frank Lane has earned the name of heitii: the greatest trader in baseball but he draws the line at disposing of Stan Musial. "Stan is an institution in St. Louis," the new general manager of the. St. Louis Cardinals said. "He belongs to the fans as well a.s the Cardinals.' He is definitely not" tor sale or for trade." Lane, who lias a home here, tol:'. St. Petersburg Times sports writer Red Marston he thinks Musial should play wherever he i,Mu- M;U i wants to. THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU HAVE YOUR CAR SAFETY CHECKED • Steering analysis • Rrake check • Lights and horn • Tire check Kaltery lest Windshield wipers Complete lubri Flush radiator Play safe by driving a safety-checked car! See us bc- for you go another unsafe mile. We'll give your car a bumper-to-humper check-up and repair — quickly and iconomivally. Don't delay — Drive in today! Phillips Motor Co. 300 HroadwHy Ph. 3-1-153 8LADE BLAZERS-—The Rangers' first line send up showers of shaved ice practicing at the Iceland Skating Rink in Madison Square Garden. They are, left to right. Amly Bathgate, Dave Creighton and (ton Murphy. The New York club got off well opening the season on the road. New '56 DODGE Everything about it SUCCESS! Born of Success to Challenge the Fuiurel The Dramatic New '56 Dodge. THE MAGIC TOUCH OF TOMORROW From the moment your finger presses the Magic Touch push-button control, you will know that this daring now '56 Dodge is the newest, the most, exciting car on (he road! It, is the car born of success, born for success. Its revolutionary advances are your rewards in the great Dodge advance—a dividend of extra value made possible by the greatest sales gain in the industry. There is the look of success in the soaring Jet Fins that- make this '.56 Dodge the most distinctive car on the road. Thorp is the pmtrr of success— up to 230 h.p.—in the hrcttk-niray thrust of new Dodge engines, V-8 and 6. There is the fc.fl nf success in the effortless ease of .Magic Touch pushbutton driving. Come see and drive the car America is talking about! Xmv 'no 1 Dodge — The Success Car of the Year! News Flash! New '56 Dodgs shatters every American slock car record. AAA calls it: "Most amazing demonstration in automotive history." 61 MOTOR COMPANY Highway 61 North Phone 2-2742

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free