The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 21, 1947
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JWVV *r. Ul/VTHEVILLE (AUK.) COU1UKK NEWS 27 Candidates for Chick Squad, 45 Seeking Berths on Pap Team f urn Out for Opening Practice "l : By GEOKOE-CLARK ,-s. , (Cwirier News SpJ-rts Mlt»r) ' " •§ __ Twenty-seven candidates, including nine leUermcu, answered Head Coach Nig Ry Hum's call yesterday for opening drills of the 1947 football season for the Blytlie- VBIe* High-School Chickasaws. __Lean-and tough after a full Summer of hard work 'atined "at keeping them in proper condition, most of the ricruits appeared ready for the ".gruelling, three weeks practice before opening their 19-17 season. , Headed by Caplam Biily Wayne UcFarland who was present at ves- Urday's drills but did not work oat due to a leg Injury received list" neck, and Co-Captain Harold ."Buck" Traylor, last year's letter winners reporting yesterday inekided: R, C. Allen, back; Jack Elliott, back; John Hoover, guard; and a half before quitting. Coi>clt Bynum plans to start bearing tlowu the first of the week In preparation (or the opening game against the El Dorado Wildcats Sept. 12. Paps Munch Practice, Too Reporting lo Coach "Pop" Masley *^1I1ULL, UUUAj uullll HV^JVt:!, L^Uitlll, r ,1 ,, , , " i; W Fitzhugh, guard; noy Smith, i°? lhc ' a| " for °I«»lns drills were end, Billy Bob Elliott, guard; nnd ^ y."> "Bslcrs ranulng In size from Dennie (Sentry, end. 2 l" nt -slze 70-poumicr to several , Absent Jrom yesterday's drills were Lloyd Koontz and Don Bc- sliarsc, a pair of last year's tackles wfib' won monograins. Koontz Is attending the Stale Future Fanners of America meet, In Hot Sprit'gs and will report late this week or tjie fust of next and Beslmrsc Is employed as life guard at L. L. Ward's Summer resort at Hardy and will> probably, report sometime next week. lAmong last year's reserves wno reported yesterday were Bill Doolln. center; and Mose Simon, back. ! Pap Alumni Report .Present at yesterday's drills were several lettennen who graduated from Coach Pop Moslcy's Paps this lads wiio looked larger than members of the Chick aggregation. Heading the list of hopefuls for the I'aps arc Jour returning lettci- mcn, Charles Lutes. LcRoy Pruitl. ami Mel Hay. hacks ancl John Paul Hutcher.son. end. 'Hay. however did not see action yesterday due to Illness but !j expected to be ready in a wcejt or so. Lcftoy Crlncr, Thomas Prince Ira Kooncc. Mac Hay. Buzzy Wunder- llcli ni:d Jim Deer, nil reserves from lust year's squads also reported for yesterday's drills. Several of the lacls, who participated in the chiekasaw Atheletlc Club's grammcr school football program last Spring will make bids for berths on the Paps roster this ycnr past Spring Among those wcrcjmily Bralton nncl Jimmy Swift, Roger Lum, the flashy little tall-1 backficld aces of the Lange Wildcats, and Donald Gentry of the fiudbury Bulldogs were present, ut yesterday's drills. back that. may see 'considerable service with the Chicks this Fall; Jim Berry, tackle; Jim Garner, guard; Buddy banner tackle- and E. B Gee Jr., back. > Back after a year's absence from tfie (old w_ere Billy Braccy, a first string guard on the 1845 squad who failed to see action last year due to a" broken, arm,'and Donald Huey, a quarterback fiom the 1945 Papoose- sqiiad who moved to New Mexico last year and returned to Blythc\ llle last Spring.' ..Several newcomers, some of them who have never played 'football before, answered the call yesterday. Included in this number were, IJ. B Hodte, a 210-pound lad who will probably see action as a tackle, and Dudley Hardy and George Xcnos; linemen. ' •:. _Bespite the blistering hot sun that I tore down over the fairways o; the •Btytheville Country Club, the Big Chief aided by his newly-appointed assistant, Walter S. Davis, did not spare the .sqiiad. They .'maintained a fast pace in wind sprints and exercises for approximately an hour Quarter-Finals Begin In Southpaw Golf Meet JOLIET, III,, Aug. 21. (UP) — Two of'the three medalists entered the quarter-final round of the National Left Handel's Golf Tournament today after romping through the first day's competition. Lotldle Kempa. Oklahoma A. & M. football star, Stiilwater, Okla.. and Alvau Everett, Rome, Ga. power company executive, won their first and second rounds. The third co-medalist, Ted olscc of Grand Rapids. Mich., was knocked out In the second round by veteran Dan Seism pf Evansvillc, Ind. Mobile Stretches Lead by Full Tilt Bruins Defeat Chicks, Hike Margin to Three And One-Half Games By WILLIAM A. SHIRKS lUnlled Press Sports Writer) ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 21. (UP) — Mobile's brilliant hurling corps kept the Bruins on their toes and nn- other full game ahead of .the paek In the Southern flat' chase today us tall John Hall came through with a nifty three-hitter against the Memphis Chicks In Mobile last night. The Bruin advantage over second-place New Orleans lengthened to three nntl a half games as the Pelicans fell before last-place Little nock. Chattanooga and Nashville, both battling to keep nhcad of second division contenders, came through with victories. Hnll baffled the tribe with his slrenklng fast ball and the Bears lent support to Ills efforts with nu 11-hit-attack on Dick Mauncy and Dob Appclhy Including a two run homer by George Shilba off Mauncy In tlie first. Flnnl score was 0 to l nnxt Mauncy was charged with the loss.' In New Orleans, the veteran Al (Pie) Plccliota strutted his stuff . against the Pelicans allowing only 1 five hits and the Pebbles triumphed S to 1, shattering Pel hopes of series sweep. Pete Modlca. Pel •starter '.v»s charged with the loss. Kahle and Bill Siiiton homered for the Rocks. Curveball artist Roland Miller chipped in a three-hitter for Ciiat- tanoogp. against BlrmlngliEim to hare the fin pitching honors which were spread aruiind today The Lookouts triumphed 5 to 2 In their home park. ' In Nashville, the Vols outhlt the Allunta Crackers In a slugfcsl that ruined a night of good pitching all around the loop. Big Ben Wade chalked up the victory as the Sulphur Dell crew came through 9 to 5. Wade and reliefer Nell Saulla gave up 12 blows while Dcu'ey Ad- klns. Cracker starter nnd loser, and Katz were being touched for 14 safeties. THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 194Y Don't Rush Me, Coach! Jrooklyji it. Louis York 75 Boston 62 Jctroil 60 'hiladclphia 6! Cleveland 56 Chicago 53 .Viishington 46 t. Louis 41 Goose feathers were favored by early writers for making quill pens, and quills from the left wing were preferable. . i Pislol Pete Williams, on vacation at his Miami, Fla., home, doesn't' want to be rushed into the foolhnll season ahead of schedule, even . if it means'refusing his old high school coach Jcssee Yarborough. Jeanne Crammoiid is much more interesting on Miami Bcneh. The tailback will have to ttart working out, Aug. 27, however, when Davy opens practice on Whidly Island, Wash. Rickey Forced Back to Original View as Bums Bow to Cards, 3-2 INTERNflTIOHHL-flPPROVED Eich Nine Meets Wholesalers in Play-Off for Title Lay Eich and Saliba Wholesale's Softball nines will square off at Walker Park tonight in the second, and what could be the deciding game, of the City Softball League's championship, play-off. The Eichers', aided by the two-run homer of catcher Marlln Griffin, submerged the league champion 'Wholesalers 2 to Q in the series first game Tuesday night in a game that has been rated by many of the fans as one of the best witnessed this .sejisan. Tlie fans base their c'aims on tflfe true sporlmanship that existed bjtwecn tlie two teams in that game. Tonight's contest will be a trying for both squads Inasmuch as ic Eichers will be seeking to end he series with a victory and the 'holesalers wlil be striving to stay tlie running and force the play- f to go to the limit. Jack'Whittle, who stopped the 'holcsalers Tuesday night, will rcbably- be on the mound for the ichers tonight with Harvey Dors working for tlie Wholesalers. »rris and Whittic arc rated by the ans as the league's two best hurl- rs. Starling time for tonight's tilt is o'clock. By CORNELIUS RYAN (Unitrd Press Sports Writer) NF,W YORK. Aug. 21. (UP Branch Rickey, who reluctantly butj happily was beginning to admit, lie was wrong, retreated today to his original view that the Brooklvn Dodgers possibly were one year away from n pennant. As the season started, the Dodger owner admitted that his 7011111;- slcrs were good, but said that the seasoned St. Louis Cardinals would be the team to beat until his rookies had more experience. But the Brooks set out to prove him wrons. and not so long ago held a 10- and three singles as Pittsburgh beat the Boston Braves, 10 to 10, In ,, _ i a sloppy game. Russell batted in i'but| f ' ve '' llns a "d scored three. The winners made 20 hits and two errors; Boston K hits and four errors. Rain stopped the rhil-Ciib game in the .sixth Inning with the score tied nt 1 to 1. The New York Yankees ctige<! the Detroit. Tigers in 11 innings. M to 13, overcoming a nine-run seventh inning by Detroit. New York came back with three runs in the eighth nnd tied the score wltl: five in the ninth, then Von or game lead over the Cards. Rickey John Linden's single and Phil Riz- privntely begun to confess that hi:-, | xuto's double. Viv Werta of team might a Essential accessories are important on every truck. We have a complete line that is International-Approved—tachometers, fire extinguishers, spotlights, fog lights, scat cushions, and dozens of others. International-Approval means that each accessory has not only been checked but double-checked by International engineers —that quality and performance are doubly cer- . lifted. So guard against disappointment by getting your truck accessories here, just as you , guard against disappointment when we service vour trucks. DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED 312 So. Second St. Phone 863 1 INTERNATIONAL Trucks »;<<»::c^^^ bloom into championship caliber n little early. " " • It looked that way when 'the Dodgers bent the Redblrds a clpu- blchcader Monday, but St. Louis came back to win a single.-game Tuesday, setting up. yesterday's game as an extremely ^ important one. for it would decide whether Brooklyn went into the last five weeks of the season with a. 6.U- gamq lead or a 4'.i game ''margin. The margin was 4!^ '', because the Brooklyn rookies', golbcL as they were, didn't quite match 'up to the Cardinal veterans — the "Old Pros" i For a while it seemed as though it would be a great day for the young blood. Jackie Robinson doubled home a Dodder run in the third inning, and Ralph Branca, just reaching stardom although he has been a Dodger for several! DURHAM. N. C., Aug. 21. (UP) seasons, had a ,no-hit game until-— Frank Thomas, recently pro- Wliltcy Kurowski singled in the mated form head football coach to eighth.. ..Brooklyn, scored in - the | athletic director at-Alabama, ami troit got five lilts in six tries. Three runs in the top of ilie lOtl inning gave the. Philadelphia Athletics a 5 to 2 victory over the White Sox. The Red Sax were rained out St. Louis. Cleveland ran Washington's los ing streak to 11 games !>y cdgius the Nats twice in extra-inning games, -1 to 3 and 7 to 6. Yesterday's Star: — Whites Ku rovvski of the Cardinals, whose ml -Inning home run beat Brooklyi and pnt £t. Louis wltlnn eas; striking distance of the DrKlgcrs Grid Coaches' Blood ] Pressure Skyrockets BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. xMobDe 83 N<:\v Orleans 81 Nashville 73 Chattanooga 70 Mlanta . £3 Birmingham , 62 ^Memphis 53 xLltlle Ro:k 42 xNight game. Pet. .629 L. 49 52 61 65 63 /.«l 12 .4'i3 74 112 L/tt/e Rock 9 c«,Goes to Finals Mo 7n Legion Meet .444 .313 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L, 72 66 Boston 64 Mew York 'incinnati . Chicago . ... ittsburgh . 'hiladclphia 68 58 52 50 47 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. .605 .569 .547 .513 .479 .448 .427 .409 .Pet. .65;! .503 .53-5 .52 i .509 .457 .411 .353 Yesterday s Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile 6. Memphis 1 Little Rock 5, New Orleans 1 Chattanooga 6. Birmingham i! Nashville 9, 'Atlanta 5 NATIONAL LKAGL'E SL. Louis 3, 'Brooklyn 2 (12 in- iniRS). 'New York 10-2, Cincinnati 3-3. Pittsburgh IB.' Boston 10. Chicago 1. Philadelphia 1 (called nd of sixth, rain). AMERICAN LEAGUE Now York 14. Detroit 13 111 in- Philadelphia 5, Chicago 2 (10 in- lings). Cleveland 4-7, (Washington 3-C. Boston at St. Louis, rain. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE No games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at'Brooklyn. Chicago at Boston (2). St. Louis at Philadelphia 12). Pittsburgh at New York, night. £UMTER, S. C.,'*Aug. 21. (UP) — Little Rock got another chance today to play undefeated Kannapolis, N. C., for the Sectional American Legion Baseball Championship by downing Greenwood, S. C., 4 to 3 last night. Prior to the Little Rock-Greenwood game the Arkansas champs sulfered a 1 to 0 no-hit defeat at the hands of Kannaix>lis with Gerald Blackburn on the mound for the North Carolina Champs. But Little Rock nosed out Greenwood later to slay in the running for this afternoon's final game against Kannnpolis. The play-off leads to the National Junior Finals in Los Angeles later this month. With major league scouts in the stands, young Blackburn tunned his deliveries across the plate striking out 15 Little Hock batsmen in turning In his no-hiltcr. On the other side Ernie Funk pitched brilliantly allowing only two Texas League singles. He was beaten only when Kannnpolis .scored an unearned run In the eighth inning. Third-baseman H. L. Kink got on base via an error. He went lo second nnd then to third on .1 loopcr throw-in or an outfield liy, and scored \vhcn Funk throw wild I in trying to pitch him olf buse. i Funk sirucK out two and pave ] up five bases on hill-;. Hl-u'kh,.™ I gave up three walks UIKI ic-il only 1 two Little Rock (•i:\yi-i-s .in the bases. Little Rock scored twice in each of the first and sixth to naic out the South Carolinians in tnoir crucial second game of the dny will) Glenn Evans, the big .spa.'kpiug, at the plate. Evans beat out two doubles :I:K! two singles in live trips to the plate to pate a 12 hit barrage off of Johnson, the Greenwood oitcher. The losers nicked Little " Rock's pitcher Tracy for eight hits. ELBERTA PEACHES $2.50 and $3.00 I'cr Bushel We Sell:. O By the round • By the Bushel • Trucldoacl BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET 130 K. Miiiu. Pliono f)78 _AT ALL THE BETTER SPOTS AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Detroit t2). New "York at Cleveland, night. Philadelphia, at St. Louis, night. Boston at Chicago, night. Razorbacks Prepare for 1947 Battles : inals Start in Southern '•our-BaU Golf Tourney BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. Aug. 21. UP) — George Hamcr and Tommy larnes. representing Georgia, and Avery Beck and Tommy -Curd ol orlh Carolina were scheduled to icct today In the finals of the Southern states Four-Ball Golf Itlc. The Tarheel pair, regarded as outsiders, yesterday upset Charley arper and Jimmy Lcc of. Florila, 2 and 1. Hamer and Barnes gained the final round by turning jack Albert, Stone and Wesley Brown of Tennessee. 3 ami 2. State Tennis Tourney Opens in Little Rock LITTLE RCCK. Ark.. AUR. 21. (UP) — Opening matches in the Arkansas open tennis tournament were lo get under way today in Little Rock, with 33 entries In the men's singles division. Top ranking players include: George Dunkliu of Pine Bluff, Frank Wilkinson of Kansas City. Gerald Perry of Springfield. Erwlu Bnsiek of Springfield, Jimmy Bell of Little Rock, John Hunt of Springfield, George Carlsttanos of Hoi Springs, and Lynn Greclcy of Little Rock. etehth'fbr a 2 to 0 lead. Franca Cracks in Ninth But Branca cracked in the ninth and walked two men, although lie got two out. Hush Casey came on and Ron Northey singled one run hotiie. Kurowski. a -star since 1942. dribbled a grounder toward third baseman Johnny Joi'^enscn, one of the licst of the ErooX rookies. Jor- Rcnsen "froze," then fumbled the ball. The game was tied. Brooklyn almost scored in the 10th, but Chuck DIcrhiH's fine throw from right field caught Ed Slanky at the pliilc. Kurowski. first man up in the 12lh, hit the first pitch for a home run. But Brooklyn wasn't finished. Robinson led olf the Dodger 12lh with n .single and took second on Pete Reiser's bimt. The eager Jackie, best taserunncr in the league, strayed loo [ar off second and relief pitcher George Mungcr. unperturbed by Jackie's danchiff. picked the rookie off base, '['hut was the ball game lor St. Louis. 3 to 2. Johnny Mlze. kecr.ins alive fnint hot>es of matching Babe Ruth's homer record of GO m a year, got his 37th and 38th raundlrtuncrs as the Giants split with Cincinnati. 10 to 3 for New York and 3 to 2 for the Dcds. Pirates Dnu-n llravrs Jim Russell hit a triple, double Dick Harlow, veteran Harvard grid coach, both were patients today at Duke Hospital, taking treatment for hypertension. Or. Walter Kempncr. who has introduced a "rice diet" for victims of hypertension, a form of high blocd pressure, is attending both men Harlow Is due to remain for lour or five days for a checkup while Thomas Is listed tor "from six lo eight weeks" of treatment. To Coach at Bald Knob BALD KNOB. Ark. AUK. 21. (l)Pi - Herman L. Lubker. former grnriuiile of North Little Rock High School and cut! for the Arkansas Rnzorbacks. has been named head coach at the Bald Knob ll'< School. He will be assisted by Richard A. Martin of Bcntonville. 'Mather Nature sometimes put male winc.5 on the body of a Ic- malc butterfly. PAYETTEVILLE, Ark., All!;. 21 <UP)>— Coach John Barnlull and his Arkansas Razorbacks will defend their 1946 Southwest conference title with n rugged ten-game schedule come 1 Pall. The Porkers will ease into the season on Sept. 20 by entertaining Northwest Louisiana state at. Fayetteville. Their second game will Tie.against North Texas State in Little Rock a week later, Sept 27. Then Beginning Oct. 4. and on successive Saturdays, they will play Texas Christian at Payctteville. Baylor at Waco, the University of Texas at .Memphis. Olc Miss at Memphis, A. and M. at FAyettcville, Rice at Houston, and finally on Nov.~'ia Southern Methodist at Dallas. Then with a 12-day rest, the Razorbacks 'wilt cap off the season against Tulsa at Tulsa on Nov. 27. ATTENTION FARMERS The JJcan Hectics are a>raiii causing much destruction! Now is the time lo kill inssecls and prevent heavy losses! The cheapest and most effective way. to control j these pests is by Ait- plane Dusting. Only GOc per acre will cover costs of Airplane service, with a reliable and experienced Pilot to assure protection of your bean crop. Call us for full details and latest recommendations from the University of Arkansas. Planters Flying Service Phone 3721 Blytheville CITY LOANS Repayable in Small Monthly Installments LOW Interest Rates Qukk Service BLYJHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION 124 W. Adi St. Phone 3543 NOTICE NOW AVAILABLE at your Grocery and Cafe Clover Farms Sealtest Milk & Dairy Products tirade "A" I'aslcuri/.ed You've Tried the Rest Now Try the Best! Call for Sealtest Milk Delivered FRESH Daily East Arkansas Milk Co. 3133 1'acific Ave. Memphis, Tcnn. SCREEN DOORS Most sixes now in stock. K. C. Robinson Mir. Co. DOLLARS -TO DOLL UP TOUR HOME- New fixtures, now painl job, repairs — make your old house a new home. Gel the cash with a F.H.A. Loan jrom G.C.P.C. 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