The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 25, 1955 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 25, 1955
Page 10
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PAGE TEX BLYTHRVI1.-LR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1!>K5 Chick Spirits High For Hot Springs Tilt Spirits are soaring in the Chickasaw encampment this week as the Tribe gets set for its final four-week drive through the remainder of the 1955 football season. The schedule has two straight road games, beginning this week at 'Hot Springs, followed by a pair of Haley Field contests to claw out the season. Next week the Chicks journey to Jackson, Tenn., to resume their squabbles with the always-tough Golden Bears after a layoff of NCAA Confident Of 'Voluntary' ComplianceCode CHICAGO—The National Col lc«i:ite Athletic Assn. appears t ha've acquired new confidenc through "strictly voluniary" mean of getting member schools to cer tify they are complying with it athletic code. Long subjected to criticism of it television policies and the athletic code, the NCAA now feels it is moving in position to deal effec tively with members who have vio lated the athletic code. The compliance program wa; started in May 1954 under then- President A. B. Moore of the University of Alabama. Gist of Form The gist of the compliance torn —which is signed by an institution's president—is found in this paragraph: "I certfy that the policies, procedures and practices of this institution, its staff, members and representatives, fully comply with governing legislation of the NCAA in so far 33 I can determine, and it is our intention to maintain such compliance." Present NCAA President Clarence P. (Pops) Houston, vice president of Tufts University, yesterday had nothing but praise for the program which 391 of the 399 active voting members have already signed. Eight have not as yefc signed, including one Miieh has disagreed •with issuance of the compliance forms. None of the eight was Identified. "We're mi the way towards maturity," said Houston. "None of the schools that hav-j signed will now be able to tell us they were unaware of certain rules and regulations" if they are found violating the athletic code. "Those who refuse to sign the fnrm will only invite investigation and they had better be snow white," Houston added. one year. Two More At Home The last two games of ihe season bring Newport here on Nov. 11 and El Dorado Nov. 18. The Chicks get back in action this week after their second open date ot the .season against, their third Big Eitfht foe. And, unless there .are injuries during practice this week, it will mark Che first time the Tribe has been at full strength, with everybody going- top-speed, in several weeks. Charles Abbott's ankle injury. Bubby Jones' sore knee, Jimmy Earls' knee troubles, and most, other injuries appear to be fairly u'eU healed. The Chicks worked all hist week willi emphasis on fundamentals and capped the week with an squad same Thursday. Spirit was high then and lias been improving steadily since then, Russell Mosley said. Trojans Tougher This week's preparation will deal largely with defense against the UCLA Clip Belonged To lowan LOS ANGELES f/P) —One of UCLA's longest scoring plays of the .season—a 64-yard punt return by halfback Chuck Holloway—was nullified by clipping against Iowa last Friday. But the clipping, it appears, was all Inwn's. So says Bruin Conch Red Sanders niter seeing movies of the game won by UCLA, 33-13. Iowa's reserve center Norman Six j took out his own teammate, Sanders ; reported yesterday. The Coach said he finally found the answer, after asking officials which Bruin had clipped. Number 52, he was Odd, thought Red, ] no ")2 on our roster. j "The game movies showed nurn- i bi-i 52 Dipped all right." said San- i df IT, "but, it was Iowa's number, 5J." The Bruin head man's final j quip: j "I. don't care if they go around j clippin gf-aoh other. That's okay but! don't penalize m for it," Hot Sprinps attack—both passing and rushing. Heavy contact work and scrim- ranging will coin in ue through tomorrow. The Trojans are due to be totmher than the Chicks have found them in past years. They won their first game in many in the opening test- this year with a 21-7 conquest of Camden. And they have shown signs of breaking out of the doldrums they liiive been in for many years. Joe Ensminger, in his first year as head coach at Hot Springs has produced more than anyone ex- pecied of him. Paps Work On Offense; West Memphis Next Standing al the .500 mark for the first time in several | weeks, the Blytheville Paps began their heavy drills last night j in preparation for Thursday's invasion from West Memphis. Jimmy Earls . . . Back in Top Shape Honey Takes Post As Brave Coach MILWAUKEE (J) — Fred Haney, manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates for the last threu years, was today signerf as a coach for the Mil- wauke*. Braves. Geneva! Manager John E. Quinn of the Braves said Haney had signed a one-year contract with the Milwaukee club. Eddie Arcaro at 40 is haying one of his best yenrs as a jockey. He led the Aqueduct riders with 25 victories. Joe Childress Heads SEC List For All-America By MERCER BAILEY ATLANTA tft—Joe Childress, a football player nobody wanted when he finished high school, is the leading All-America candidate in the Southeastern Conference. After List week's 13-7 win at Os• ceola, the Paps returned home mopping their levered brows, thankful they won the game. The young Sein- mules drew first blood and led 7-0 before the Pups shook Jim Pulley loose on a 60-yard run to tie the game. The Paps had their anxious moments :U' through the game and OsceoU was on Blytheville's 22 yard line when a fourth down pass van amuck with less than one minute to play. Mindful of lasi week's, close game, | the determined Paps polished their' offense yesterday against a team of Coach Russ Mosley's Chickasaw f reserves. The P;ips scored several I Ion gaains and even Coach John! Koldus. a conservative by nature and a pessimist by profession, ad- Koldus admitted the Paps had added a few new plays to their-collection, but declined to elaborate. The Paps will wind up their heavy srnn image work tonight and tapei off with a light driil tomorrow as they seek their fourth win of the year against three losses. The Auburn fullback, a 6-foot [ mitted that his team looked "pret- 190-pound package of drive and] ty good." speed, was tabbed the best bet for! SUllwell Out all-star honors today by a seven-! ^ p wi ,, cmcl . Thur5tiaV . s All-America selection board) game mim , s left hal[ta{ ,, Jjm Slil . _ , ' . ,. , . , , t well. He came up last week with a Other leading contenders include, kw iniecti0 n and his doctor O r- hnlfback Art Davis of Mississippi , lr .,.^-,, im ,• ,,_, c^Un „ Joe L. Brown New Pittsburgh GeneralManager }""",. ippi State, guard Buddy Alliston of Mississippi, halfback Jackie Simpson of Florida and end Howard Schnellenberger of Kentucky. The board will assist in the naming of the Associated F~ess honor team after the .season ends. Forgotten Man Childress. a member of last year's all-SEC (earn, was- not de PITTSBURGH '.-?>—Joe L. Brown, 37. don of m vie comedian Joe E. Brown, today was named general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates to .succeed Branch Rickey Sr. for a one-year term. The announcement of Brown's appointment was made following- a dered him to bed. Stilwell must remain out of the lineup this week j Pirates' board of directors meeting iyd. who earned; at Forbes Field. and again Mike Bo, his hash marks against Newport two weeks ago, will replace him. Otheriwse the Paps appear to be Brown will assume his duties Nov. l and will have complete charge, said President John W. luged with offers of football scho-: Minnesota Gets Pair larships. Auburn coaches couldn't in fair shape except for the usual Galbreath who made the announce- muscular difficulties that follow a' mem. game. Rickey will remain in an advisory capacity ns director under the terms of his original contract His son Branch Jr., will continue even remember who he was, what he looked like of what position he played when he reported his freshman year. They soon found out. A halfback at Robertsdale (Ala). High School, Childress was needed nt fullback at AUburn and he turned to his new job with gusto. He first won national attention a year ago when he staged a one- man show as Auburn upset previously unbeaten Miami. He gained 164 yards—77 in the last quar- " . — that afternoon. Childress wasn't stopped the rest, of the year led the SEC in rushing: with 834 yards and in scoring- with 65 points. Childress has been a marked man in every game this fall but still has gained 290 yards for 4.1 average in five games. ST. PAUL. Minn. IJi — Minnesota will be the scene of two USGA tournaments in 1956. The National to direct the Pirates' farm system Branch Sr. will be chairman of ihe board. The selection of Brown, former Women's Open is set for July 26-28 ! general manager and president of at the Northland Country Club in ' the Pirates' New Orleans Club, was Dulutii while the Senior Amateur' " " " for men is listed for Aug. 20-25 at the Somerset Country Club in St. Paul. no surprise. He was the top choice of President Galbreflth, Vice President Tom Johnson and Rickey himself. Navy Getting Set for Irish By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Navy Coach Eddie Erdelatz today termed Notre Dame "the toughest team we'll face this year and by a wide margin,", meaning, of course, that the Middies regard the Irish game Saturday as more important than their traditional battle with Army. He ulso took Ihe occn.sion to spike reports that quarterback George Welsh would not be at top form Welsh was withheld from the Penn game last Saturday because of a sprained toe. "It's just a minor injury," said Erdelatz, whose undefeated, untied, club will be favored over Notre Dame for the first time since 1944. "In fact, with the exception of outright end Earl Smith, we are at top strength." UCLA's 33-13 victory over Town impressed Towa scout Whitey Piro to the extent that he predicted there wa.s a "strong possibility' the Uclans would beat the Big Ten team if they get to the Rose Bowl. "I would rate UCLA along with Michigan of the Big Ten," Piro said. "But when it comes to a Rose Bowl showdown, and if they do noi loso any firwl-string linemen through injuries, there is a strong possibility they would win. Injury Dept.t Ken Owen, Georgia Tech's best fullbnck, is out of the Duke game because of a knee injury. . . . End Dave Howard of Wisconsin is shelved for the homecoming game against Michigan State because of a pulled ligament. . . . Norm Comer, Northwestern's sophomore halfback, has a bad ankle and will miss the Ohio State game. . . . Dick Reich, Kansas fullback, will miss his second game in a row, because of a leg injury. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Watch Cleaning $3.50 3 day Service Mr. A. B. Ford, re^tered chron- OKrapher technician with 22 fttts watchmaking expcrionre, Is now associated with our firm. We are now offering 3-day watch repair «ervlce. O'STEENS 111 W. Mala We Rebuild... • Gas & Diesel Engines • Jacks • Steam Cleaners • Starters • Power Brakes • Air Compressors All Work and Materials Guaranteed • Grease Guns Battery Chargers • Generators JOHN MILES MILLER CO. BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. PHONE 2-2007 Is Your Car Still In Summer Dress? Dress your car for the season! You can't wear a bathing suit in October. Your car, too, must be clad properly. 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Mitchell said that Smith, 20-year; -old junior from Augusta, had! broken training rules "by coming ! in at night after curfew "more than once." He said the decision to suspend Smith had not been a hasty one but that it had been under consideration for some time. Smith, a business major, won his varsity letter last year when the Razorbacks won the Southwest Conference championship. His coach then, Bowden Wyatt, called him "the strongest man in Arkansas' and most observers thought Smith to have the potential to become the school's greatest lineman. Welcome Next Year ' Mitchell said he did not immediately know who would fill Smith's shoes in the Texas A&M game here Saturday. But the coach has used sophomore Jess Deason of Grove, Okla.. as Smith's replacement in previous sumes. Mitchell said Smith was "welcome to come out for football next year if he wants to." He added ,hat the morale of the Razorbacks, who were on the short, end of a 17-7 score at Mississippi last Satur- lay. was as high as it has ever )een. Smith said that he planned to re- nain in school. | Asked if he planned to go out for football next year. Smith replied: 'I'll be right there." The big tackle will have to contin- ue to attend pracilo* sessions and observe training rules It he remain* on .scholarship. Smith said t-hat he broke ti» curfew a "couple of times." He said that lie didn't mind' the punishment if "Couch Mitchell thinks it besi for the teruu," Newcombejop Hurler, Also Led in Batting NEW YORK ifi— Big Don Ncw- combe of the Brooklyn Dodgers, who led t.he major leagues in winning piiehiiiR percentage in 1955. also topped the Inn-lens in batting with a sizzling ,:i59 avenge. iNVu'comlK 1 , a '.ettlianded butter, collected 42 hits in 117 times nt bat. Seven of Ills safeties were home runs. brrakiire thp National League record held by Hal Schumacher of the New York Giants ami Jim Tobin of Boston. A 20-t'ame winner on the mound, Newcombe drove in 23 runs, also smacking nine doubles and one triple. He bat.ted 31 times as a pinch-hitter, netting eight hits for a .38! mark. Figures compiled b\ the Associated Press also showed today that Ruben Gomez of the Giants was the only regular pitcher to bat .300. Ho hit it. on the nose with 18 safeties in 60 trips. Mickey McDennolt of the Washington Senators was the American Leat-MH'^ leading batter among pitchers with a .263 average. He had 25 hits, including four doubles and one homer. Cotton Bowl Officials Eye Army-Navy Game DALLAS iff 1 ! — The Cotton Bowl today was looking forward to the Army-Navy game Nov. 12 possibly to provide the visiting team for the rich bowl classic. Felix R. McKnight. 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