The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1955 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 2, 1955
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTMN \Duck Hunting Has Sense Of Pace-And Saves Feet By DION HKNDEKSON Al* Newsfeature* After fighting the*grouse thickets or slogging weary miles on the track of a wary buck, you may decide I hat the kind of hunting that would be better for you is the kind you can do sitting down. Then duck hunting is your dish. Noi (or the lazy man, but for the fellow who likes a chance to study nature, solioquize . . . and. save his feet in the process. Duck hunting has a sense of pace. It gives you a chance to become an expert at your leisure, and get some of the sportiest shooting there is, the same way. Trial may be why among the nation's 2% million duck hunters there is such a high percentage of genuine experts. In winter, for instance, you can make decoys. Experts can make wild birds decoy to upended lily pads in a pinch, and old time market hunters used black-painted gallon buckets for lures, but any duck hunter who loves the trimmings will make decoys of his own by the hour, real enough to quack, Maybe he won't risk these works of art out in the wet and weather of actual hunting, but he'll make 'em. And s pea kin i of quacks, he'll make the basement timbers quiver practicing' on a duck call, most likely with a phonograph record that shows how real ducks do it. In spring he can begin training his retriever—each spring, even with the same dog, since dogs and owners both get out of practice. He can build ;t cluck skiff or repair an old one. In summer he ca nscout around for a marsh or pothole or share of a choice" leased spot that will en- able him to hunt without having to elbow other hunters out of his way. That's an increasing problem in these days of decreasing places to hunt. Once you have a spot, you can build your blind. This may range from a good stand of rushes into which you can push your skiff to a sunken, roofed-over and camouflaged development with all the comforts of a high class motel. Also, you can sharpen your shooting eye, and you'd better, for waterfowl are the tangliest target on the wing—not only ducks but geese and the shore birds like woodcock and' Wilson's stripe. For ducks and sees*, relatively heavy ordnance is the thing. Once upon * time that meant 8 to 1.0 gauge shotguns loaded with a scoop of powder and a bucket of nails. Now it means, generally, a 12 gauge double barrel, pump or autoloader and heavy loads, A magnum shell is loaded now to give increased shot coverage, and custom guns will stand a still heavier charge. Duck guns, by and large, are longer barreled Tor a long sighting plane, heavier for steady shooting than their upland game relatives. You can get in business for-$75 or so, or spend up to a thousand for a choice weapon that is approximately the same gun with artwork added. Here, more than in any other hunting, the binoculars and the reference book will show you the way to bett-er hunting. Even in the bMt shooting spots, many of the clays during the more than two months that waterfowl hunting is available will find the ducks flying high, or wide, or both, but always handsome. With the glasses a«d the book, you can learn to tell a teal from a mallard and a canvasback from a redhead at a glance, and wonder where the hours went while you were learning. And when you can, by the way, you will b* among the ranks of duck hunters who call all duck hunters who can't by mildly uncomplimentary names. Moore Wants Rock Again By JACK HAND NEW YORK (AP) — Archie Moore is sure he's going to get another shot at heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano next June "because Rocky told me so." "The night of the fight, Rocky told me 'you deserve another chance'," said Moore yesterday. "I'm going to hold him to his word." "Who else is he going to fight? That Hurricane Jackson man eliminated himself the other night, losing to Jimmy Slade." Moore was ir. town to agree to terms for a light heavyweight title defense against Yolande Pompey of Trinidad, at Earl's Court. London. Jan. 10. But all he wanted to lalk about was Marciano. Somebody asked ii he thought he had been hurt by Referee Harry Kessler's extra counts over Marciano, Sept. 21, after Rocky al- 1 high/ u^^^ ready was standing up in the second round. No eRmatch Yet "I got a ton of ammunition this id Archie, raising his hand up around his chest." Do you know I can hit the speed bag five times in one second? How many times do you think I could have hit Rocky in those three or ' four extra seconds that Kesster j gave him? No rematch has been signed, yet. No terms were announced for the Moore-P o m p e y match, Archie's fifth defense of his 175-pound crown. It was understood the split will be 40-20 with the big share ing to the champ along with a probable guarantee. Bakers Batter League-Leaders In Y Touch Football Game, 24-0 Playing their best game of the season, the Bakers took the league- leading Knapps for a sleigh ride in "Y" High School touch league play at Little Park yesterday afternoon by a score of 24-0. It was the first victory for the league eel-! larites aid the first loss by the' Knapps. | The Bakers wasted little time j breaking into the scoring column. as they tallied the first time they had the ball on a Jerry Lutz to Bill Wyatt pass which was good for 44 yards and the score. Following t'.ie second half kickoff, successive Lutz to Coleman tosses carried to the Knapps and on the next play, Coif threw over center to Captain er for the score to make it 12 Tn f.he fourth neriod. Cole ' on ?ma Bak -0. nan al ifUjeiiii-ui ituij ftei up inc in • wir.h an interception of Max >. • | er's jump pass and downed it the Knapp 26. Lutz hurled to Ba^ c to make it the most top-heav; score of the league season. Read Courier News Classified Ads EXECUTIVES for that look of success You'll be well groomed from heel to toe in ibis trim, smooth fitting Roblee Made of selected calfskin with a distinctive rich-hued lunre that improves with every shine. A smart shoe investment at an inexpensive price. *12 95 fit. SONS SHOPS Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Saci'amento, Calif. — Lauri Salas. 129. Monterrey, Mexico stopped Pete Aguirre, 132, Los An geles. 10. Sail Lake City—Howard King 179, Reno, knocked out Joe Dorsey 175. New Orleans. 9. Miami Bench, Fla — Waym Bethea, 179, New York, outpointef Julio Mederos, lS9'/ 2 , Havana, 10 The WorU'i Fine* Bourbon Sinft 1796 Worthy of Your Trust for 160 Years... Beam old fashioned Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is distilled and aged under a formula passed on from generation to generation for over 160 years. Only Beam tastes like Beam ... only Beam taste* so good. M KM • M N«N «Mnt«T ITIMMT IMMM «M*n UMCS I. IEAM OISTIIUM CO., CUIMMT, KY. Do's and Don is For Hunters DON'T 90 over cr thru fesce with loaded 0un- open the breech and place your gun on the ground, or hand it to s partner to hold, while you go through, says the National KifJe Association of America. SeMo Elevens Play Three Games Tonight CARUTHERSVILLE — Because of the Missouri State Teachers' Meeting in St. Louis Thursday and Friday, three Southeast Missouri football games have been moved up to tonight. However, Caruthersville and Hayti —the Pemiscot County teams—are 30th slated to travel away from home Friday night. The Tigers of Carutnersville will lourney to Cairo, 111., for a Big Eight conference game. Hayti's Indians will go to Piggott, Ark., for a non-conference game. Another Big Eight game set for Friday is between Sikeston and Jackson at Jackson. Tonight's schedule: Big Eight— Poplar Bluff at Charleston, Cape Central at Kennett; Little Six- Maiden at East Prairie. Latest Rumor: Robinson To Pilot PCL Team NEW YORK Ml — Add another rumor to me winter baseball yucss game: Jackie Robinson will call it quits with the Brooklyn Dodgers and take a job as manager of Vancouver in the Pacific Coast I-eaguo. A Vancouver neVspaper, the Province, published the report as "a possibility" yesterday. Robinson thought the idea, of "any right proposition" along that line, would be fine. But as yet he's heard nothing from the Vancouver club itself. Brick Laws, the club owner who moved his PCL franchise from Oakland to Vancouver last September, wasn't available for immediate comment, but his wife thought "he certainly will be glad to know" Robinson's getting the job. '• Jackie, who hasn't yet signed a; contract for 1956 with Brooklyn's world champions, told the Associated Press from his home in Stimfnrd, Conn., that "as far as I know right now, I'll be playing with the Dodgers again next year." Swink Tops Nation In Total Offense Ky THE ASSOCIATED I'KKSS Jim Swink, Texas Christian's successor lo Doak Walker in the Southwest Co, has become the offensive whirlwind in taking over the lead in the major college football total offense and rushing departments. Defense Behind MSC Rise CHICAGO W) — Michigan State's rise from the Big Ten's second division last year to fourth in the national rankings is all a matter of 10 points. Even more incredible in this phenomenal upshoot is that the Spartan offense is averaging only three points more a game this year than in 1954 when Michigan State scored but one conference victory and finished with a 3-6 record. The real reason for Michigan State's success is a sharp and stubborn defense. Where the Spartans gave up 16 points a game last year, opponents have been able to pick, up only 9 The Rusk, Tex., junior, who ran for 163 yards ot pace TCU to a 28-6 victory over Baylor last Saturday, has sped 851 yards from] .scrimmage in seven games to take a slim lead in the two departments according to figures released today by the NCAA service bureau. Short Lived But Swink's lead is certain to be short lived for TCU has an open date while Navy's George Welsh, who picked up 176 yards against Notre Dame last Saturday, and is in second place with a total offense of 810 meets Duke this Saturday. Art Luppino, 1 .st week's leader from Arizona, has a total offense of 772 in fifth place and is second in rushing; with 772 will be ouc to, reiain the honors against Texas' Tech. Bill Beagle of Dartmouth is the. passing leader with 67 completions in 135 attempts for 740 yards and an average 01" .490. Ken Ford or Hardin-Simmons is in second spot' with 65 completed passes for 747; yards and a .546 percentage. : Welsh's .616 completion percent-: age on 53 hits of 86 efforts is in: seventh place but has the best a>i curacy figure, while his 790 yards is also high. Denver's Jim Bowen leads the touchdown parade with 10 payoff pitches as he holds down 10th spot in the passing department. ; Arnctt Biggest Gainer j Versaiil Jon Arnett of Southern: California has gained more yards' than anyone else by all methods—] rushing, passing, pass catching,! running back kicks and intcrcep- : tions. The Trojan, who has moved j the ball every way possible, in-; back 265 yards on punt returns and caught passes for 00 y*rdi. Coaltown, 10-year-old stallion an* one-time racing great, wu aold bf Calumet Farm to the French brwd* er Marcel Boussac <rf P&ria. this season. | Meanwhile. Michigan State IP ; averaging 22 points a game this year compared to a healthy 19 in 1954. ! 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