The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 24, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 24, 1955
Page 11
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MONDAY, OCfOBBH II, MB! UM«.y OWWBR mwi PAGEELEVW BETWEEN - One of Wed VifgJnfei's prim* AN-Anwrio* ouufetaMc m*d* ft oc aglMty . . . wtwn his wife kx**d him to th*ir hotel room b*for« the oruolal Pitt grime last year and sent word that her boy wasn't going to be available, then or thereafter ... he escaped bf oHmblng from a second floor window to play a smashing game . . . If InMaoa doesn't get a mow . on IB the Big Ten scramble, it could ret hut for Coach Bernie Crlmmlns . . . became the Hooc- lers are convinced they now have the talent . . . and lack only tfa« results . . . Ohio State's Hopalong Cassady can be had — just shove a platter of shrimp cocktails under his nostrils ... he gorges himself on Sundays . . . The Hopalong tag, he insists, doesn't come /torn the cowboy actor of the same brand — they started calling him Hoppy in high school after a Columbus newspaper caption writer saw a picture of him hopping over a line and stuck the name on him. Domesticity's reward: Clemson quarterback Don King, winding Bopalong Cassady up an award-studded career, was married three days before %ls first varsity game . . . and so the first time he ever handled a college football ran 30 yards to a touchdown ... The champion comic book reader of the majors, now that Yogi Berra has abdicated because he considers them too gauAe, is World Series hero Johnny Podres . . . who got absolutely apoplectic when a nurse cut off his supply during a hospital stay last summer ... Notice how gray {and distinguished looking) Jackie Robinson has become? Now, it wouldn't have something to do with the fact he's out playing the ponies almost every day, would it? ... There's a grimace behind the broad smile of that sports announcer •who hucksters cigars every lime you click the dial ... he wouldn't be caught smoking one off screen — abhors them ... The marvel of the Big Ten is Wisconsin's center mite, Bill Mc' Namara, a 182-pound iron man . . . and to build himself up to that relatively puny figure, he spends all his summers hoisting sacks of spuds in his dad's potato chip factory in Rockford, 111. ... It's still a puzzle why he's not playing for Navy, since he once had an appointment to the Academy . . . * • • Once-tough Vlllanova, with football at a low ebb, is not discouraged . . . they won't let the strong Wildcat frosh squad scrimmage against the varsity—beat 'em up too bad the one time they tried it. . . Poor Bud Wilkinson! His latest plaint from Oklahoma: "Texas blunted our rushing game to an average gain of only 3.9 net yards per carry." . . . That adds up to a first down on every series of,plays. ... If you think Woody Hayes of Ohio State is a clinical study off the field, you ought to catch his act on the sidelines during a game . . . he's bean caught executing perfect pirouettes . . . Dan Reeves, who owns the professional football Los Angeles Rams, has been making discreet queries about the availability of a National Basketball Association franchise . . . to fo with the indoor arena to be built next to the Coliseum ... Quick now, do the grid pros prefer to run or pass? . . . Pass, you say? ... A breakdown of figures shows 53 per cent of their plays are on the ground . . . and the remaining 47 a good portion of those flat and swing passes, are virtually running plays, too ... Mario Bonifiglio's reluctanpe lo pass (which could have cost Miami the Georgia Tech and \utre Dame debacles) stems from m fact well known in the Everglade country — he doesn't have the arm to do the job ... Between you'n'me, Jack Kramer is really eating crow to corral Pancho Gonzales for his tennis tour . . . since only a month ago he was blasting Pancho's insolence . . . Oklahoma Passes Add Luster to Devastation NORMAN, Okla. MV- Oklahoma Is famous- for its devastating ground game but this season the Sooners are cashing in on a deadly air attack. It's been a potent weapon in five victories. They have completed 24 of 43 passes for 398 yards and a percentage of 55.8. They've thrown an average of 8.6 passes per garrv3. Only one pass has been inter- cepted. That was by Corky Cost of Pittsburgh, who hauled in one of quarterback Jim Harris' throws He was nailed in his tracks. Halfback Tommy McDonald has been Oklahoma's bast passer as well as its rushing leader and top scorer. He has completed 10 of 13 passes for 156 yards. The Sooners have scored only two touchdowns on passes and both of these were thrown by Billy Is Your Car Still In Summer Dress? Dress your car for tht season! You can't wear a bathing suit in October. Your car, too, must be clad properly. Expert tuning of your motor NOW insures comfortable, trouble-free driving in all weather. Stop m today! Motor Tuning Our Specialty Phillips Motor Co. Your Authorized Ford Dealer / m Broedway Ph. »'««» Browns, Rams and Steelers Hold Top Positions in NFL Br BIP WATSON The AMocbtod PreM Pro football fans in Cleve- I»nd and Los Angeles can be glad Otto Graham and Crazy Legs Hirsch aren't the retiring type. The two old pros called it quits Griffith Better; '9th Inning Rally' Turns the Tide WASHINGTON tfi — Clark Griffith, 85-year-old president of the Washington Senators baseball club, is reported making a "ninth-inning rally" after a stomach hemorrhage. Dr. George A. Resta, the team physician, said Griffith took a turn for the better late last night with a rise in his Wood pressure. Mrs. Griffith and other, family members had gathered at Georgetown University Hospital after Resta described Griffith's chancels of recovery as only "fair." They left after Resta's later report. A club spokesman said of Griffith: "He's apparently putting up a ninth-inning rally." Griffith, a onetime pitching great who helped organize the American League, had been given several blood transfusions since suffering the hemorrhage Saturday. He had entered the hospital Wednesday for treatment of neuritis, a nerve ailment. Missouri State ChampionWins SWA Golf Title FORT SMITH. Ark. W)—Jim Tom Blair, the Missouri state champion, annexed the annual Southwest States Amateur Golf Tournament yesterday, overpowering Eddie Mer- rins of Meridian, Miss., 8 and 7. Blair, of Jefferson City, Mo., gained the advantage on the third hole of the 36-hoIe final and wrapped up the title on the 29th. He shot a 5-under-par 67 on the first 18 and was never headed. The Missourian shot below-par golf through most of the tournament defeating young Davis Love Jr., a native of El Dorado, Ark., now stationed with the Army at Camp Caffee, 6 and 5 in the semi-finals; Walter Moorman of Fort Smith in the quarterfinals: and Alf Williams of Fort Smith and Jim Moller of Musogee, Okla., in the first two rounds. at th« end of last tea son, then changed their minds. Today their clubs are leading the National Football League. True, the surprising Pittsburgh Steelers are keeping pace with Cleveland in the Eastern Conference, but they were far less impressive yesterday in a 19-17 victory over the New York Giants than the Browns were in walloping Green Bay 41-10. 7 of U Graham, completing 7 of 12 passes for 187 yards, guided the Browns on touchdown inarches of 74, 97 and 71 yards and scored once himself. Hirsch took a pass from Norm Van Brocklin for the winning Roof Caved in on Buffs; Tragedy for Buckeyes By WILL GRIMSLEY NEW YORK (AP) —- Monday's football wash, and save a little water to revive members of the Colorado team who thought the roof fell in: '•We were going along great and then I don't know what happened," said Colorado quarterback Homer Jenkins, glassy-eyed. Colorado was ahead 14-0 then, boom! Oklahoma scored three touchdowns in 1 \z minutes and went on to a 56-21 victory. "It's the greatest football team I've seen on any afternoon," glumly commented Colorado Coach Dallas Ward. Illinois' Coach Ray Eliot was almost as lavish in his praise of Michigan State, which handed him a 21-7 shellacking. "The best we've met," said Eliot, whose Ulini previously had played California, Iowa State, Ohio State and Minnesota. Football teams sometimes are aroused by tragedies and one of these may have helped Ohio State to its 26-16 upset victory over Wisconsin. The night before the game Dick: Helinski, star tackle of the Buckeyes' Rose Bowl team,. was killed in an automobile accident. "The players had him on their mind throughout- the game," said Coach Woody Hayes. Statistics Corner: Iowa piled up more yardage and more first downs than UCLA yet lost a Friday night, game to the Uclans 33- 13 ... Colgate's 7-0 triumph over Yale was ils first over the Eli in 40 years . . . Nebraska's 18-12 win over Missouri was the first since 1937. Heart - stopping Dept.: Delmar Hughes kicked a field goal in the last 20 seconds to give Kentucky a 10-7 victory over Florida ... A field goal by Jim Rusher also gave Kansas State a 9-7 ed£e over Iowa State. Only 39 College Teams Remain Unbeaten, Untied By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The upending of such major teams as Duke, Yale, Boston College and Colorado has left only 39 unbeaten - untied - college football elevens going into the seventh week of competition. Maryland, rated second in the nation, heads the list of six teams whirh have won six games. Four of the nation's top ranked undefeated squads have five victories—Michigan No. I, Oklahoma No. 3, Navy No. 4; and West Virginia No. 8. Holy Cross also is unbeaten in five games. NOTICE Open For Business At A New Location Eddie Eaves-Auto Clinic 127 S. First St. Ph.3-6334 Dopson Elected To Lead Coaches was elected president ol the District 3 Basketball Conches Association at ,ts annual meeting in Jonesboro yesterday. Other officers elected at the meet- ,ng were Cub McCracken of Paragould, secretary, and Jess Busick of lector, executive committeeman. Meeting of the coaches associa- •ion preceded a rules clinic for officials and coaches of the district; Sturm 01* Muskogee. Okla., who •uns the third team. However, they have taken to the air to set up numerous touchdowns. OREGON COUNTY LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION FEEDER PIG SALE October 27, 1955 Starts at 12:30 2700—Feeder Pigs—2700 To sell at auction by the pound. Hops are sorted into uniform lots as to breed, type and Quality. 90% of pigs will be of good "Hampshire breeding. Sorting is under the supervision of the Agricultural Extension Service. All pigs are vaccinated with serum and virus 30 days before the sale by a Veterinarian and all boars castrated. Pigs will weigh 20 to 140 Ibs. For Information write: R. D. Shaw, Mgr., Thomasonville. Mo. F. 0. Young, Secretary, Alton, Mo. Phone Alton PR8-2311 •/•• time tot AMI-FREEH INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER ANTI-FREEZE Contains TRI-PRO Triple Protection Controls: Seepage, Rust-Corrosion and Foaming. Per 01.57< Per Gal. $2.17 In Cosa Lots - 53c In Case Lots - $1.97 When Used According To Instructions International Harvester Anti-Freeze Is Guaranteed Delta Implements, Inc. 111 8. Second "Strvfee Hold* Our TrooV Pfc. 8-R863 touchdown in Los Angeles' 24-13 victory over the toothless Detroit Lions. By winning, the' Rams emerged from a three-way tie for the Western Conference lead as the Packers were beaten and Washington edged Baltimore 14-13 j on Vic Janowicz's accurate conversion kicking. The Chicago Bears won their second straight after a miserable start at Ed Brown ran for two touchdowns and passed for a third in a 34-23 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Cards, Eagles Tie Philadelphia, the September choice to battle Cleveland for the Eastern crown, was left with a 1-3-1 mark after a 24-24 tie with the Chicago Cardinals. Cleveland and Pittsburgh are 4-1 with seven games to go. Although the Green Bay-Cleveland game was close on the scoreboard for three quarters, the statistics tell a far different story. Cleveland rolled up 454 yards while their hard-hitting defensive platoon held the Packers to 161. A 100-yard kickoff return by Al Carmichael supplied Green Bay's only touchdown. . NO PRESSURE—Ed Danowski, physical education teacner. gives last-minute advice to the East Meadow, Long Island, Junior High squad. Danowski, happy with no alumni trouble, has no. intention of returning to the big-time college game. The old professional resigned as Fordham's head coach before that institution dropped football It's much nicer and more fun-this w»y« why Ancient Age can say: "IF YOU CAN FIND A BETTER BOURBON ...BUY IT!" All we distill is Kentucky straight bourbon. We know that bourbon of the finest quality requires choice grains. That's all we use. We know it calls for the greatest skill in distilling. The men who guide the mnkirig of Ancient Age are the most experienced in the indus- tiy. And it takes lots of time. That's why we wait six full years for careful aging to bring the quality ingredients to their peak of maturity. 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