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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 23, 1954
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Chicks Edge East High In Homecoming Game the air Tigers Trounce Poplar Bluff Caruthersville Gets Second Big 8 Win By Big Margin By SONNY SANDERS Courier News Correspondent CARUTHERSVILLE — The Caruthersville Tigers ran over Poplar Bluff's Mules by a 41-18 score here last night. Poplar Bluff scored the first touchdown but failed to score again in the first half while Caruthersville racked up 21 points. Fullback Bud Brace scored for the Mules on a two yard push. Before that Poplar Bluff's halfback Jim King had returned Coruthersville's opening kickoff 62 yards to put the ball on the Tigers' 19. Then on seven plays George Wright, Paul Roberts, and Grace moved to the two. Charles Cox failed to kick the extra point. Bob Bartholomew, Caruthersville quarterback, ran 10. yards for the Tigers' flrst score to conclude a 63 yard sustained drive later in the first quarter. York Hughes, Jerry McClanahan and Bartholomew sparked the drive. Jack Taylor kicked the extra point. Grigory Scores After that Caruthersville kicked to the Mules. Wright received for Poplar Bluff on the Mules' 16 and came back to the Mules 32. On the next play, Bill Grigory. Tiger tackle, intercepted a Mule pass and ran 27 yards for a touchdown with 10 seconds to go in the first period. Al Pounds kicked the extra point. With about five minutes to go in the half, Bartholomew got his second touchdown, this one a 29 yard run. The score was set up by Hughes on two plays after Leslie had intercepted another Poplar Bluff pass on his own 30 and returned it 18 yards. Pounds kicked the extra point to give Caruthersville a 21-6 halftime margin. Just past midway in the third stanza, Poplar Bluff's right end Jerry Arant received a pass from Wright for a touchdown on a 15 yard gain to climax a 51 yard advance in eight plays. Hughes took the following kickoff on the 20 and returned it 26 yards. Louis Cook then got two followed by a one yard pickup by Leslie. Bartholomew passed to McClanahan on the Mules' 38 for the first down. Hughes ran those 38 yards for the Tigers' fourth touchdown. . Pounds again kicked the extra point. Leslie Goes 55 In the fourth quarter, with the ball on the Mules 31 and a fourth down coming, the Mules punted. Hughes returned the punt from the Tigers' 38 to the 45. Jim Leslie ran 55 yards for the touchdown. Pounds got the extra point. Caruthersville then kicked to Poplar Bluff and the Mules advanced to their own 31. Then the Mules fumbled and Tiger end Don Lay grabbed up the loost ball and went Blylhcville for the Tigers' final score. Adams Less than four minutes remained Pong in the game when the Mules' quar- Nail terback Bob Hodge passed to Arant Cobb for a touchdown and a six yard Mali gain. Wright, Hall, Roberts. Hodge Shanks and Arant set up the play. j Langston Blytheville Attack Stymied by Fumbles Continued from Page 1 sion Taking the kickoff beginning the third set, they again headed gcmlward, racking up two first downs in just five plays. But once again prosperity got the best of them and Fisher fumbled at the Mustangs' 22 and East High recovered. On an exchange of punts, the Mustangs gained 13 yards and owned the ball at their own 35 when they suddenly came to life. Locke pushed a basketball pass to end Buckingham that was good for eight yards and halfback Jim Butler, East's big horse, got the first down at the 47. Jones Intercepts Locke and Hudson then took to to no avail as Jones stopped the threat lor the moment by intercepting a heave at the Blytheville 38. A 15 yard penalty for illegal use oj t'he hands set the Chicks back to the 23 on the first play and three tries later Fisher had to punt out of trouble with East getting possession of the ball at its 39. Hudson found little Bryan Lewis loose down the middle and flipped him a pass that was good for 21 yards and a first down on Blytheville's 40 on the last play of the second period. Butler in two booming tries got an even 10 yards and then Young came in for his glory, scooting 17 yards to the 13. Hudson saw two straight passes miss their mark, thanks to some fine defending by Bobby Jones in the end zone but Butler bulled his way to the five. Then the whole side of the Chick line caved in on Butler stopping him at the line of scrimmage and the Chicks took over on downs at Then it wrapped up a East Scores happened. The Chicks touchdown in pretty blue ribbon and handed it to the Mustangs. They elected to run out of the hole and Elgmon did a nice job of it until he hit a Mutsang tackier at the 10 and was jarred loose from the ball. Left guard Gene Green snatched up the loose ball and scampered into the end zone for East's lone tally. Buckingham, from place kick formation, passed to Lewis but Lewis trapped the ball and the extra point try was ruled no good. The Chicks maintained a very shaky 7-6 lead with nine minutes left in the ball game. For awhile, it looked as if that touchdown scared a little life back into the Chicks. They took the following kickoff at the 49 and on the first play Edgmon, his interference cut down at the line of scrimmage, bowled his "way to East's 24. Akers got nine more on a reverse and then he teamed with Jones and Edgmon to move to the 11. But here, the Chicks ran out of gits and East held for downs. The game ended three plays later. Staring Lineups: This was Caruthersville's second Jones Big 8 Conference win and gave them a 2-2 record in conference play. Their over-all record is 5-2. Caruthersville Pos. Poplar Bluff Lay Willis McGill Richards ... Pounds Grigory M'Clanahan . Bartholomew Leslie L. Cook Hughes . LE .. . LT .. . LG .. . C .. HG .. RT .. . RE .. . QB .. HB .. . HB .. . FB .. East High Buckingham Hughes Green Graber Page Knight Stringer Locke Hudson Lewis Butler Akers Edgmon Fisher Substitutions . Bryan — Bratcher, Kinkead ' Stephens, Rounsavall, Abbott, Gee. Nocolini I East High—Houston, Young, Bond, Williams I Upchurch. Hussey, Taylor, Card- HoUanci > u "°^- Scoring touchdowns: Blythe- Selvi'd"e I v '^ e ~~ Hodge. East High — Green. I'os. LE LT LG C RG RT RE QB HB HB FB Blytheville Huffman, Hodge, Football Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Little Rock 21, El Dorado 7 Fort Smith 14, Texarkana 12 North Little Rock 33, Jonesboro 7 Camden 20, Pine Bluff, 12 Hot Springs 13, Malvern 13 (tie Hope 45, Gurdon 13 De Queen 36, Smackover 12 Rogers 19, Harrison 6 Subiaco 27, Booneville 6 Van Buren 37, Huntsvilie 0 Benton 20, Arkadelphia 6 Fordyce 39, Rison 14 Searcy 25, Conway H Magnolia 13, Fairview (Camden) 7 . Fayetteville 34, Springfield, Mo. 6 Newport 34, Paragould 19 Springdale 20, Bentonville 7 Stuttgart 26 Helena 6 Bald Knob 13, Atkins 12 Batesville 26, McCrory 0 Bauxite 7, Sheridan 7 (tie) Mansfield 6. Mena 0 Greenwood 13, Waldron 7 McGhee 26, Star City 7 Magnet Cove 47, Bismarck 14 Nashville 54, Prescott 0 Cabot 14, Whitehall 6 Brinkley 27, Clarendon 19 England 26, Clinton 14 Mountain Home 32, Hebcr Springs 0 Paris 22, Ozark 6 Ashdown 33, Horatio 6 DeWitt 25, Hamburg 12 Stamps 39, Blevins 7 Lonoke 12, Jacksonville 6 Gillett 26, Hazen 0 Dierks 46, Norphlet 0 Warren 14. Eudora 6 Hughes 20, Marvell 7 Stuttgart 26, Helena 6 Dei-molt, 14, Monticello 7 Slloam Springs 25, Alma 0 Lake Village 26, Crossett 7 Bearden 40, Strong 6 County Blytheville 7, East High 6 West Memphis 38, Wilson 0 Keiser 14, Osceola 12 Shawnee 7, Trumann 2 Southeast Missouri Charleston 59, Portageville 7 Dexter 38, Hayti 1 Chaffee 27, Valley High, Ste. Genevieve 6 Sikeston 6, East Prairie 0 Benton, 111., 41, Cairo, 111.. 14 Jackson 26, Kennett 0 Alarked Tree 14, Piggott 7 Caruthersville 41, Poplar Bluff 18 Houston 28, Villanova 7 Miami (Fla) 9, Maryland 7 George Washington 13, Wm & Mary 13 (tie) Furman 19, Davidson 7 Chattanooga 41, East Texas 6 Detroit 28, Tulsa 18 Bethany (Kan) 13, Ottawa (Kan) 13 (tie) Carthage (111) 51, Central (Mo) 6 Missouri Valley 41, Northwest Okla 7 Central Okla 18, East Central Okla 14 Arkansa.' Tech 9, Little Rock JC 6 Denver 27, Wichita 14 Southern Utah 26, Westminster (Utah) 7 [Extra points: Blylheville—Fisher. I Game Statistics Patterson Gets Decision Over Gannon 1 First Downs 12 JYds. Rushing .... 239 | Passes. Att 6 i Completions . .... 2 I Yds. Passing 25 Interceptions 1 Fumbles 8 Oppts. Fumbles Rec. 2 Punts 3 for 6 for 32 yds. 29 yds. Penalties 4 for 30 yds. Individual Records Blytheville Tries Gnd. Akers 13 55 Edgmon 16 131 Fisher 7 38 Jones 6 10 Hodge 2 5 Totals 44 239 East High Tries Gnd. Locke 3 1 Lpwis 7 7- Butler 12 34 NEW YORK UIV-"That Patterson is a jet. Marciano is a bomber. Maybe they'll match me next time , J with just a plain fighter." S5 That was Joe Gannon's reaction __ i to last night's losing effort, against ,M I Floyd Patterson, the 19-year-old former Olympic champion, in the Ethel Johnson Two Negro Women on Mat Card Negro women wrestlers return to the Memorial Auditorium ring here Monday nIBht as Promoter Mike: Meroney feature! another double i .: j Madison Square Garden debut of 7 both fighters. Gannon usually is - one of Rocky Marciano's sparring . . j partners. ' Patterson set a terrific pace, trying to make a hit in the Garden. He moved so fast that he often found himself throwing punches balance positions, missing and walking into punches that never should have hit him. Gathering all his fury into one burst in the last round of the eight- round bout, Patterson broke Gannon's nose and finally dropped him on his back, draped over the bottom rope, at the final bell. Referee Al Berl had-it 6-1-1 and both judges, Bert Grant and Artie Aidala, scored it 6-2, all for Patterson. The AP card agreed with the judges. Avg. 4.23 8.18 5.43 1.67 2.50 Hudson 2 Buckingham 1 Young 1 Totals 26 12 5 17 77 .61 1 2.83 6 5 17 2.96 main event program. Ethel Johnson and Kathleen Wimberly, both Negroes ,are scheduled to square off In one of the two main event brawls. They'll wrestle over the one-hour time limit bout. In the other half of the double main event program, four top male heavyweights will pair off in a tag match. In this one, Lester Welch ana Lee Fields are slated to meet Eddie Malone and Walter Slrols. This one will be for 90 minutes. This will be the second time that Negro women have wrestled here. Earlier this year a similar bout wfu: held before a capacity crowd and Blytheville fans expressed satisfaction with the first bout by asking that another be booked. Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York Madison Square Garden — Floyd Patterson, i70'/2i New York, outpointed Joe Gannon. 174, Washington. 8. Philadelphia — Johnny Cooke, 15Hi, Philadelphia, outpointed Jake Jasota, 113. Philadelphia, 8. Brisbane, Australia—Mario Trigo, 137'i, Mexico City, outpointed Americo Agostinl, 137, Italy. 10. Harrison Leads In Ampol Play SYDNEY UFi— E. J. (Dutch) Harrison of St. Louis entered th« final round of the 72-hole Ampol golf t/r.urnament today with a three- stroke lead over Norman Von Nlda of Australia. EDGMON DRIVES FOH YARDAGE — Halfback Danny Edgmon, co-captain with John Fong. was the Chicks' outstanding offensive weapon in last night's homecoming victory over East High of Memphis. Edgmon powered his way to 131 yards in 16 carries. In above photo he is shown putting the stiff-arm to an East High defender ou a 15-yard jaunt, but,a penalty nullified the gain. (Courier News Photo) Little Rock Routs El Dorado 21-7; Jonesboro Easy for NLR By TOM DVC.ARD The Associated Press Little Rock today stands at the top of Big Seven football, a position the Tigers probably will hold the rest of the season. The mighty Tigers lowered the boom in the second half last night to crush a fine El Dorado team 21-7, and thus eliminate their biggest threat to the championship. Little Rock now has four wins and no losses in Big Seven competition and El Dorado has a 3-1 record. Power was Little Rock's answer for unbeaten and untied El Dorado. The power came from three sources: 1. A bruising line that wore down El Dorado in the first half and shoved the Wildcats around in the second. 2. Shifty and hard-running backs like Darryi Herbert, Ralph Goldman and Jim Weathcrington. 3. A brilliant quarlerbark named Hammond Sattcrficld who completed passes when they were needed desperately, carried the bull effectively when the occasion demanded, and called the right plays at the right, time to the bftft'lement of the El Dorado defenders. El Dorado coach Garlimd Gregory said after the game Hint his Loam played "even-up football" until Little Rock's second touchdown. That touchdown, which Gregory says sapp<;fJ a lot of spirit out of the Wildcats, cnme out of the blue. Herbert latched onto an El Dorado fumble in mid-air and zipped 43 yards to the end zone. El Dorado saw a victory streak of six .straight go by the wayside, along with its hopes for the Big Seven championship. In the second half the rugged Little Reck line bottled up the El Dorado ol tense so effectively that the Wildcats gained only three net yards in the third and fourth quarters. El Dorado's two all-conference Halfbacks — James Mooty and Bobby Bates—hardly yot a chance to warm up. Bates .scored El Dorado's first and last touchdown with a 20-y:trd run around end. After that it was no go. Fort Smith nosed Texark;inrt 14-1.2 in the only other Bi» Seven conference same. Darrell Williams' kicking provided the margin of victory, but it took three uoal Hne stands to keep the Porkers in the rear. Hot Springs of the Big Soven i battled to a 13-13 tie with Class AA Malvern. The game set all sorts of records for Hot Springs First and probably most important, it marked the first game in 20 that the Trojaas huvn not lost. The last time they won a gam? was -against Malvern late in the 1952 season. Also the Trojans .scored their first touchdown of the .sciison at homo, and they scored more touch- ' downs than they have been able to muster in a single game since the season started. After going scoreless in five Annies, the Trojans -scored one touchdown at North Little Rock last week. Camden, a power of District 4AA, whipped Pine Bluff 20-2. It was [he first Camden triumph over the Zebras since 1946. North Little Rock broke away from a 7-7 first, quarter tic to ' wallop Jonesboro 33-7. Tommy Worrel .scored three touchdowns and Buddy Roberts two. The only Class A conference game of the night, saw Magnolia nip Fairview of Camden 13-7 in a 4AA game. Two teams other'than El Dorado fell from the unbeaten ranks. Paris .sliced off Ozark's six-game winning streak 22-6. Thursday night Harding Academy of Searcy .saw a four- game streak fall to Cotton Plant 27-20. Five unbeaten teams won their seventh straight games. They are: Van Buren over Hunt.sville 37-0, Newport over Parngould 34-19, Fordyce over Ilison 39-H, De Queen ovrr Kmnckover 36-12, and DicrJcs over- Norphlet 47-0, Shawnee Turns Back Trumann in Thriller JOINER — Shawnee High's Indians came from behind in the third quarter here last night to take a homecoming victory from Trumann's Wildcats by the baseball-like score of 7-2. Stacks garnered the winning touchdown for the Indians on a .six yard sweep. The play was set up by a bad Trumann punt that wobbled out of bounds on the Wildcats' 26- The Indians, chacking awny at the big Trunumn line, worked the ball to the six from where Stacks got the counter. La Forge split the uprights with the kick from place- LRJC Surprises Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys Barely Edge Trojans 9-6 In AIC Thriller By The Associated Press Arkansas Tech's unbeaten Wonder Boys probably arc still busy today wiping the .sweat from their brows and wondering what happened. They nosed out Little Rock Junior College 9-G at Russellville lust night. Tech. forced t<> play all but a lllt> of the second quarter with its siring in the game, fnnnri the Trojans tougher than expected. Nicolo One Kcason One reason for the Trojans' toughness was a back named Richard Nieolo, a. thorn in Tech's side the entire night. Nicolo wound up the game with 134 yards to his personal credit on 22 carries. Tech s;ot a touchdown and a safety in the third quarter after a scoreless first half. Nicolo scored the Trojan touchdown early in the fourth quarter. The victory left, Tech with live wins and no looses — the only undefeated team In the Mate except the Arkansas Ra/.ov backs. Hcndrix Healcn Southwestern of Mem his buried Hendrix College 33-13 at Conway and the University ol Arkansas Freshmen .smacked down Northeastern AAsM 20-13 at Miami, Okla. Tonight's Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference games send Southern State to Conway for a game with winlex.s Arkansas State Teachers and The College of the O/,arks to Arkadefphia for a game with Henderson State Teachers. menl for the seventh point. Terry Tniiijicd A piece of questionable quarterbacking gave tlie visitors their two points. After a .scoreless firs I quarter, Shawnee got the ball early in the second on a fumble recovery at the Indians' lour. The Indians elected to gamble and try to run out ol the hole. But Terry, on a wide pil-chuut, wits trapped behind the KHH! line hi Harrow of Trumann for the sitlety The game was a rugged test ol rock-em, sofk-i.'iii defensive pla\ \vit,h both Untj.s playing lint; bull Twice during the HIIINC Hhawner .shook backs IUOM,- lor fippurri touchdown runs bill both times late stopped thorn. Lonjf Itun Stopped One ol ihese WHS turned in by fullback Lei'oy Muhuuey who shook loose on a 29 yard gallop only to be caufjht from behind by a Trumann tacklcr- Trumann supplied a thrill. Um, in the fourth period. The Wildcat? moved to Uifc Indians' l(i on a Jong pass play but on the next piny a puss interception stopped the drive. The lineups: Shawiure I'*is. Truniiinn La Forge L.B McCarty Hcju.saman ... L (1. ... Wilrnxson Gu-akney C II. "Jeanne Daniels tt.G. .. .Lal'firlcLtc Kimhcrlln ... ft T. .. Greenwood Dean H. E. .... Richards .Starling Q.JJ. ... A. Teaf/ue Stacks H.B Tucker Terry H B Hare Miihoncy .... F B Hinds •Substitut'OILS: Shawnee — Hill, M. Chiles, and J. Jenkins, Trumann —B. Teagur:, Suiter, and Gibson. Miami Surprises Maryland U. 9-7 Houston Clobbers Villanova 28-7; Big Ones Due Today By ED CORRIGAN The Associated I'ress Whatever chancds the University of Maryland had of returning to the Orange Bowl this New Year's Day appeared doomed today in the wake of their 9-7 defeat by Miami, Fla. Last night's game was an tin- + lortant one for Jim Tatum and ils Terps. The national champions ast year, they have taken a bad lose-dlve this season and now are out of the natlqnal picture. They dropped an early season game to UCI-A and were tied by Wake Forest in addition, to the Miami de"cut. For (he undefeated Hurricanes, the victory will do much to cn- Ijnnce their national ranking;. They are ineligible for a bowl bid, how- ver, because of difficulties with the NCAA. The teams fought on even terms until 10 .seconds before the half when Bob Nolan made a fine Icup- qotch, of a 21-ytird pass by Mario Bonoflgllo for the first score. The Hurricanes marie It 9-0 when Ronnie Wuller was knocked down behind his goal line lor a safety. The Terps couldn't score until their hopes were all but dead with four minutes left. Houston Bents Villanova Houston turned back Villanova 28 to 7 before a "grocery" crowd of 57.817 in Philadelphia, A grocery chain distributed tickets to customers who purchased $10 worth of goods. Jack Patterson scored three touchdowns ami pitched. lor the other Houston score. Halfback Bob Burmeier performed almost as well as Patterson when he bulled over for three touchdowns in Detroit's 28-18 Missouri Valley Conference victory over Tulsa. The Golden Hurricanes, who haven't won a game, never were In It and scored 12 of their points In the final period after Detroit had run up a 28-0 margin. In other major games lost night George Washington and William and Mary played a 13-13 tie; Fur- rnim scored an expected triumph over Davidson 19-7; Chattanooga won lUs fourth straight at-home gunie. 41-fl, from East Texas State and Denver knocked Wichita out of the unbeaten ranks 27-14. BIjT Hoys Today The big boys got into action today and at Columbus, Ohio, Wisconsin ranked No. 2 In tThe Associated Press weekly poll met Ohio Hhtlc! No. 4 with n possible Hose Howl bid in the balance. This was the big test in the Badgers' bid for the I3lff Ten title. Mississippi, No. 5 got its first severe test when H met Arkan- Southwest Conference. Ole Mlsa, which has a rather easy schedule, Is the co-leader of the Southeastern Conference. Both clubs have bowl bids In mind. .Southern California may not win the Pacific Coast Conference title, Lange Gridders Defeat Central Wildcats Take 13-0 Victbry in Y's Grade School League Displaying an aerial scoring punch and Rood defensive power, [he Lnnge Wildcats rebounded into the championship picture of the "Y" Grade School football league yesterday afternoon with a 13-0 victory over Central at Little Park. Coming after their Tuesday 7-0 win over Sudbury, it started the team's supporters talking In terms of the '54 pennant. Lange's first touchdown came in the opening quarter. Lange received the kick-off and nftcr post- Ing a first down, fumbled and Central recovered but two plays later fumbled it right buck. The scoring play was started from the Central 20, Jerry Hill fading and passing to Lester Dun- . nam, who took it out of the hands of two defenders and breezed across for the score. Clem McBride circled right end for the extra point, Pass Scores The second TD came In the third 1 quarter on Hill's pass to scat-back Earl Branscum. who snared the pass on the Central 25, eluded two defenders and outran the rest to pay dirt. The attempt for the extra point was smeared. Central never threatened seriously, due to a bad case of fum- hleltis. In midfleld, they were nb!e to advance the ball for good yardage but were unable to get ft consistent drive going. Tex Turner and Bob Jacques were the workhorses for the Central attack, as well aa doing excellent defensive work. A long winded fellow wns clarence "Ace" Porker who rnturned a punt 105 yards for Duke against the Uni- verslty of North CEirollim In 193G. but the Trojans could make tha R.SOC Bowl if they whip California. UCLA, the favorite, is ineligible. Oklahoma, the No. 1 Learn In the country in the weekly Associated Press poll, entertained Kansas State. Minnesota, No. 8, faced a rough assignment in Michigan. The Gopher. 1 ! are unbeaten and they, too, have » chance to win the Western Conference title. Steelers, Eagles Play Tonight in NFL Feature By JOE IIKADIS PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wfilt Kiesllng's Pittsburgh Steelers, thirsting 'or revenge, come to grips tonight with the unbeaten Philadelphia Eagles in a National Football League game that could have an Important bearing on the outcome of the Eastern division title. In their flrst contest at Philadelphia, the Eagles squeezed by the Kteelers 24-22 on an Si-yard touchdown drive in the closing minutes, spurred by the passing of quarterback Adrian Burk. Stcelur fans are still squawking about that one and to show their enthusiasm they've bought out Foil»s Field. President Art Rooney of the Steelers has placed an additional 7.00(1 standing room and 3.000 bleacher seaLs for this one. The crowd will be close to 40,000—the largest In years. The Kafiles-Stoelers is the only Saturday night same. The big game .Sunday is the Detroit Lions-San Francisco 4Dcrs clash on the West Coast, This one Is for the Western division lead. In other Sunday games, the Browns pluy the. Cardinals in Chicago, the Chicago Bears travel to Los Angeles: and the Green Day Packers visit the Colts at Baltimore. The Eagles, boasting a 4-0 record, will lie at top strength for the i;ame with the return of defensive- backs Ralph Goldstein and Hoy Barn! after weeks on the injured list. The Eagles rate S^- point favorites. A' Stcder victory, coupled with a New York Giants triumph on Sunday over Washington, would throw the Eastern race into a three-way tie for first place. Ex-Big Leaguer Whitehifl, Dies OMAHA, Neb. HTi— Earl Whitehill, a gifted lefthander who v;on 218 s-nmes in his major league career from 1923 to 1939, died In Omaha last night.of Injuries suffered in an automobile accident. | The 54-year-old pitcher, who Imrt i been ii sporting goods salesman I since winding up his baseball ca- j reer. was hurt in a two-car crash j In Cniaha last .Saturday. Whltchlll pitched for Detroit. Washington and Cleveland In the i American League and for Chicago • In the National League . j His all-time major league record; was 218-185. I BLYTHEVILLE LEG30N ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Oct. 25 8:15 p.m. Adults 50c — Children 15c DOUBLE MAIN EVENT COLORED GIRL WRESTLERS Ethel Johnson vs. Kathleen Wimberly One Hour Time Limit—Best 2 Out of 3 Falls TAG TEAM MATCH VS. Lester Welch Eddie Malone And VS. And Lee Fields Walter Sirois 90 Minute Tim« Limit—Best 2 Out of 3 FaH»

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