The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 9, 1955 · Page 10
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BLYTHEmLB (AKK.V COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY. NOVKMRKR !>, 1954 eriott Duck Hunting at Big Lake Is Best in Several Years Big Lake duck hunters are off to what appear* to b» their finest shooting season in several years, according to most reports received here from hunters. With (rood water conditions in most shooting areas »n* mora duck, ton usual, hunting durlnff the first three days of the season ha. heen excellent — and prospects are Rood for » continuation of b«tter- than-average conditions. Big Lake Game Warden Joe Morton said a canvass last week showed about 17,000 ducks on the reserve and indications are that the number has increased considerably since that time. "PRACTICALLY EVERYONE who went on opening day Monday got the limit," several observers reported. Shooting has been particularly good In the vicinity of the seven- mile barplt. always one of the best areas In Big Lake bottoms. This includles Stake openings. Alec 'openings and other spots along the North-South Ditch and the seven-mile lateral in that area, that area. Water is rapidly filling the low spots In the woods north of Highline Ditch where Came and Fish Commission has installed two 48- Inch pipes to bring water into the pin oak area from the Flnonwaf Ditch. Ditches in the area, which has been dammed to hold the water, are full and overflowing into the woods, though little hunting has been one in the area so far. It should develop into fine shooting later in the season. Red Sox Aim at Flag With Acquisition of Porterfield, Vernon By DAVK O'HARA BOSTON (AP) — An all-out bid for the 19SG American League pennant was signalled by the Boston Red Sox today as a four-year youth movement ended with acquisition of veterans Bob Portcrfield and Mickey Vernon. Homecoming Spirit Soars at BHS Red Sox. officials were in a happy—and optimistic — mood yesicr- ciay a tier obtaining Porterfield, Vernon and two others for five young players in a big trade with ' team wound up fourth. 12 games' ly null Washington Manager Chuck: behind the first place New York | Drc-sscn Yankees. ^ "One more experienced pitcher' Hurled 3 ()nc-lliller« Wiiile pitching tor Washington, a or talent and an additional .sound; hailing chiimpinnship — in 1946 'the. Washington Senators. "We didn't miss the 1955 by much and I think Porterfield and Vernon could provide us what \\e need to win the '56 race." said Boston g e ;•• e r a 1 manager Joe Cronin. In addition to Porterfield. a 31' veur-olci right handed hurler, and Vernon. a lop first baseman de- hitter and we might have won it," j ishcd la.i! this year. Porterfield flag 1 Cronin said. ! hurled three one-hitlers and won Higltins 'Very Pleased' ! 58 sanies against 56 losses. Managr Mike Hisgins, ai his! Vernon. who will be 38 in April. spite his 37 years, the Red Sox ! also home in Dallas. Tex., said he was "very pleased" by the trade. Cronin admitted that the trad . is an all-star first bas man who twice won the American League batting championship Maybe Next Year Homtc'ummg ardor is inmu::^ through the ranks of Bl;. ihmlle's Chicka-sa'A'i thi.^ werk u'i;h prn.jpec-fs for a lighting Tribe of wild intiiai:.- goini; on tlit warp.'.th when Uv Greyhounds from Newport invaue Haley Field Friday night-. The Chicks, whose spiviis hii-.e been sojirine for the past two weeks. appear to -set to rise slowly to a peak this week and next ,is the;. ? o through the final two gnmes ot the sea-^n. Work this week has been directed to prrpiiiitlio!! for Newport which r.'l i>>radu battle, the ui^ -erap i> has some good looking material ao rihviiys in the b.iek 01 tiie mind* ol" I'ordin 1 .: to .-.cout reports. most persons involved. The Tnbe h;us been bolstered by P.t^ tieier.-se will be stressed to- the addition of about 10 Junior High day with final rugged contact work, tiridders who completed their careers Toinorrow mchts drill will be devoted with, tiie Papooses last week. : to Innebring up e:\ereises and duin- Thiu brings the squ'dci to more my scrimmage, ihan '10 ijlayer^. '•• BIytheville once again is ranked The week's work is following the ' fifth in tins week's Arkassas Gaz- usual routine in preparation for et:p poll. Little Retains fir.st place Xt'Wport. and though none of the with Pine Bluff close behind. Fort ; drills is being aimed iU next week's : Smith stays in third with E! Dorado , ^ # ^ 1 again fourth. ended, at least temporarily, a Bos- \viih .353 and in 1953 with .337. ion youth movement begun in 1952! A former villanova College smaller several years of frustration i dent. Vernon always has kept him- \vitli experienced "name" players j self in shape. Last season he post- receivcd southpaw Johnny [in the lineup. . } cci a .301 average, nnd 85 runs bat- SL-hnnu a 35-year-old veieran. and! Ponerfield. the key player in ihe. led in. outfielder Tommy Umphletl, trad-1 nine-player swap, is considered one! The Boston-Washington deal was eti lo Washington two years ago; of the top righthanders in the the second major one since the American League. A 22-game winner in 1953. he fell off to a 13-15 mark in 1954 and to 10-17 this past to Chicago for Chico Carrasquel Last Thursday's me«Ung of the Arkansas Athletic Association »t Little Rock provided plenty of action for officials with an unusually large number of major proposals voted on. Most Interest, of course, developed aniund the proposal to institute spring practice for football. The plan was soundly defeated, with most opposition based on the fact that the proposed three-week spring session also carried with It a cut from fall drills from Aug. 20 to Sept. 1. Most coaches didn't want to give up that August time and tne early games in September. And still others, who felt they might not be able to hold spring drills, didn't want to give up precious time in August. From all indications, there would be little objection to » simple proposal to permit sprtnif practice without tampering wilh other nilcs of practice already in existence. Perhaps the AAA office will arrive at that conclusion, too, sometime during the coming year and; give members a chance to vote on such a proposal next year. ' OTHER VOTING at the meeting followed the expected form fairly close. The all-star football and basketball games were strongly recommended by the state's conches and the AAA went along with them. The slain will he divided into Eastern and Western sections in selecting the teams with the Big Eight split along the same basis. Four Big ElBhl members will he In each section. Little Rock, North Little Rock. Pine Bluff and BIytheville in the east should give the Eastern Division a considerable advantage in tiie games over the Western Division wuh Fort Smith. Hot Springs, El Dorado and Tesarkana. Prayin'Colonels Jaycees Lead Offense !To Aid ilnSmallCollegeSiFund Drive Sikeston Leads SeMos Big 8; Little 6 Tied nfier a fine rookie season with i Boston. ; Red Sox Surrender Five ; To swing the deal, the Red Sox [season. He was at odds continual- • and Jim Busby. ' <iuve up three pitchers and two oui-' " 1 nelders, all out of the Boston I'ju-Mi system. They are righthand- ers Dick Brotio\vski, 23. Al Curtis. i L'5. and Truman Clevenger, 23, and : outfielder-; Karl Olson, 25, and : Neil Chrlsley. 22. I The Red Sox obviously were i prompted in making a bid for the j 1956 pennant by the strong showing of this year's team, which after a slow start climbed into con| tention and remained ih re until j fading in the closing weeks. The close of the 1955 campaign. In the other, Cleveland sent Larry Doby All Games \V L T Blvineville \vill uuie part in mi_ Centre' i.umv.ide Oivmpic Fund drive to help College's unbeaten Praymsz Colo-; iaise money to finance the United amontr small colleges for the third i Olympic '.rallies in Australia 420.8 yard The Blytlie^ille Jaycees. with co- opi'raiion of the Red Razoo Club at In- BlyihevuU' Hte'n School, will pass straight week w-ith average. The National Assuciition of . lei-collegiate Athletics iNAIA' said Ihe iiat at halltime Friday mglit as today the Kentucky school also] the Blylheulle - Newport football was lops in rushing w-Uh 373.3 same. L. ~ " "" yards. Centre ha, tones. Hamline i Minn CARUTHERSVILLE — Sikeslon's Bulldogs led Southeast .Missouri's Big Eight conference standings. portageville and Chaffee are ahead in Little Six standings. BIG EIGHT Conference Games W L T I'K I'A 6 0 0 167 26 500 ; Sikeston • Charleston I Cairo Caruthersville : Poplar Bluff Keimeti. Cape Central Jackson 800 6 1 0 5 2 1 630 < 2 0 444 3 4 0 seven straight vie- Statistics Don't Lie In NFL's Crazy Year PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The unpredictable National Football League has been predictable in one phase this crazy quilt 1955 season — in statistics. moved into the total passing leadership with 210." average. Bethany iW.Vai. last week's leader, is in :secund with 1M.^. The College oi Emporia <K:ili>. undeleated and unncd in eisht took over as the N'AIA's best rielensivc team. The Prestjios iiave allowed opponents loli.- irds per game. C. ol E. also lias a strong oi- D. Garner. Jaycee chairman ol the lunci drive, announced. "There's a possibility we may do the sumo at the Blytheville-El Dorado name next week." Garner said. Containers Hn conmbmions also ;irf locator! at vitnous biiMnrss es- tabli-shiii'Mit.:; in tmvn, he saici. The Olympic Fund campaign is a Sikeacon Churlesion Cairo Curuthersvilie Poplar Bluff Kennett Cape Central Jackson LITTLE SIX Conference Games 3 2 3 3 2 3 2 4 1 4 0 6 136 170 111 59 68 40 38 Portaeeville Chat'fee Hayti I .Maiden Dexter East Prairie PF 135 FA 451 34 i 2fi | 105' 109 Ducks Are Plentiful -So Are Hunters By TIIE ASSOCIATED I'RESS Arkansas' duck hunting season has opened with cold weather, a good water supply and a generil increase in the duck population. The result is an unusually large number of hunters the first two days of the season. T A McAmis. executive sccre-1 Good hunting also was reported lary of the Arkansas Game nnd'ill Luke Comvny. Nimrod Dam and Pish Commission, says it was the j Hie Black River area. However,, best opening in many of years. ; the big Bayou Mcto public shootiiiR McAmis said adequate water] »-™ ™'- °< Little Rock afforded over a large area resulted in „> poor shooting because of a lack of ciiopersal of the ducks. But he l re-i wster dieted that the excellent shootin will fall off unless ihere's tional rain and cold weather, a combination usually not seen until late in the season. From Stuttgart, st-lf-styled duck capital of the world, came word that the duck supply was ihe larg- The auspicious opening of the addi-; season wa;- unusual nol only because Ihe birds normally don't ungrate to Arkansas unlii late in li'.e season. b'Jt also because the opening was .-bout 10 eays earlier than last yenr. However good hunting in th Knapps Win T Football Tilt, 24-18, From Tough Cummings Almost from the very start of the season, Baltimore's Akin Ameche and Clcvclnnd's Otto Graham have topped the league's ground gainers and passers respectively. Amcchc Slowed Ameche, former Wisconsin great. slowed up somewhat as the Colts lost to the Lions Saturday night. He Rained only 32 yards to mnke bis top ground Kiiiaiijfr total (JB7 yards on 128 mtempts. Howard Ferguson of Green Bay, third a week ago. jumped back into second piace with a 5G'l yard total. Joe Perry, the 1955,ground gaining king, fell from second to third .as h»: added 20 yards to make his tolal 48B. 9.2 Avcni(;e J Graham was bottled iyi it bit byj the hard charying New York, Giants, bill IK; conipk'trd five of 10 j passes be Jo re lie sat down for the i day. Hiii average is a Kntidy 3.20J yards per pass on 51 completions tor 91 attempts good tor 837 yards and four touchdowns. San Francisco's Y. A. Tittle held on to the number two spot with 79 for 158, 1,277 ynrds gained and 10 tcls. Drafted from Minors OLEVKLAND (;Pi—-George Strickland, who has been the Cleveland Indians regular short stop the last three seasons, owes his chance in I he majors to the draft niLe. The former Boston Red Sox farm hand was drafted by the Pirates from Birmingham, Ala., after the 1949 season. After the 1952 season closed Clc\ eland obtained him in a trade with Pittsburgh. The Knapps rebounded into the. win column in "V" Utah school', much football play at Little Park yesterday afternoon with a 2-1-in. decision over an explosive Ctuuminps ; outfit, which refused to quit. : The honor of scoring UK- !"ir.->( T1J j went to Herbert Loveless, who re- '• ceived good blocking from his team- mat es to fco 17 yards midway ot live' first Quarter to mark up 6 points for; the Knapps. Cummings came back to tie it up on the first play of the] second quarter ns Dick Foster piU:h-| ed 9 yards to Lynn Stanfield in' the end zone. The Knapps went out. ahead ttv stay soon after the next kick-oil, as ; Loveless intercepted a Foster heave; on the Cumming.s 27 and breezed in i for the score. The winners led by ; 12-fi nt the Intermission. On the kirk-off opening the sec- i ond half. Loveless took the boot and scored on a 65-yard jaunt to make il 18-6. In the same period, Foster hurled lo Captain Clarence CummiiiKS on a play that was good for 45 yards and u score to briny Janowicz Making Grade WASHINO'L'ON ..I'—Vic Jaliow iL-7. who iailed tn his atteni])ts to make the bit; loagues as a catcher with Pittsburgh, has found his mark in bi',' league football. In his tir.st four yames with Wiisliington's Riidsriins he scored 40 point to lead the National Football League .scorers. He scored four touchdown, kicked t\vo field sonls and made 10 extra points in 11 attempts. We.st. Virginia's football tCiiin ! live men playing in their fourili year of varsity grid coinpctilion. They are: tackles Sam Hull aiul Bruce Bosley. quarterback Freddy Wyant. halfback Bobby Moss and fullback Joe Marconi. <»(ii«« pismiKc (8., m. • nut. ILL THE FIRST FROST HAS ALREADY COME FOMOCO Anti-Freeze 85c qt. Guaranteed Not lo Boil Away Don't Get Caught With Your Anti-Freeze Down! We had our first (a«l« of winter here In Ulytheville last week. Could you lean back and «njoy il or were you worried about your car frec/.inp up? Let us help you make the coming temperature drops us painless as possible. Drive in today for a complete wintcri-iing. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. BACK-BREAKER-—Detroit's Metro Prystal finds he Tias a ridel "the New York Rangers' Lou Fontmato during a scramble fol the puck Also in the action are New York's Andy Hebenton (121 and the Bed Wines' Marty Pavelicb (11). ,;sl in several yeiirs. Garner Allen: j Mississippi Plyway wasn't lines- editor of the Stuttgart Daily Lead-! peeled, since Ihe U. S- Pish and er. stimated there were more Woldlife Service had approved a than half a million ducks in the 75-day season, 15 days lo g r than Orand Prairie region. \ lasl year, dun to an expected m- Hunline Good crease in ducks. LPGAS A NEW ADDITION TO OUR SERVICE FOR THIS COMMUNITY DELTA PROPANE CO. • Gat Appliances Gas Installation Tractor Conversion Phone For Free Estimates! R. C. 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