The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 5, 1947
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FUIDAY, SKI'TKMIJKK 5, 19-17 UIATI1KVILLK (AKK.) COUK1EK NEW? Injuries Plague Chicks and Paps With Start of 1947 Grid Season Near for Blytheville's 2 Teams The injury list, chief dreiul of all 1'oolball coaches, struck tlio Blyllievillu Chicks' wigwam this week clnimiiiK five of C'oaclies Nig Byiuun and Waltcs Davis' potential .starters, with only t!ir«e pvactico sessions left before the Chicks hit the war path. Kven though the injuries arc not considered of a .serious nature, they hamper me Chicks' final drills .severelv and endanger the morale of the reniaininsj; candidates. Jack Elliott's licnd Injury received*— '" Wednesday afternoon's scrim-! lo hnvillB a collplc ol u , cth ox _ uiage was probably the one that hurl tlie Chick mentors the worse. Elliott, who lias been doing most of the quarler^ack work in (he pro-season drills, collided with Roger Lum in n pass defense drill and received a painful injury to his head and ja\v. Mid possibly a chipped jaw bone. His injury threatens lo keep him on the bench during Ihc El Dorado game next Friday night. L. W. FiUhugh, tlie Chicks' first slrinis guard last year, has missed several practice sessions tills week due to a twisted ankle and Hoy Smith, the six-foot-plus, ns-pound end from last ycar.i smiud. has been ridlne, the bench Ihe greater paii of Ihc week after an old hip injurv re-appeared. However, there i- possibilily llial he will be back uniform by Monday. Harold Traylor, the honorable menlion all-slate halfback of the 1046 aggregation and alternate captain this year, was out of comtnis- ' sum the early part of the week with an injured vertebra. He reported 10 practice yesterday but was restricted to short runs 'and a light work-out. Billy Wayne McFarland. the other halfback and co-captain, milled a Charley in his leg Wcdncs- ' day and- was told to lake lhiii"s easy for a few days. However, McFarland continued his workouts but wa.s also" restricted to iratted. All in all the Ciilck mentors aren't too happy about the situation confronting them. Counting today, the Chicks will have only three practice .sessions before embarking on their 19-1') season. They will continue their session at uie Blytheville Country Club til rough Tuesday and will hold light scrimmages under Ihe lights of Haley Field Wednesday nlghl. Wednesday morning and afternoon will Ire spent in preparing the game equipment prior to their departure for- El Dorado Thursday morning. I But all the tribal chieftains' luck! hasn'l been bad this week. Don Bc- sharse, a ;;-.cKle of ihe Get 11-0 Lashing By Armorcl Nine O3CECi,A. Erp;. ;>. -I'lu- Osceol.i Indians dropped a humiliating II lo 0 decision to His strung Annarel (earn on (he Osceoln High School diamond JHMV last night. The Indians, known foi 1 Uieir power at the plate, were powerless against the offerings of Lefty Carl Thielkcld as the portskier Ihnited them to three hits, .Mngles bv Hnkei' and Adter and a double by'Mjss, Hurt Wilson nnil A. C. Bunch aided Threlkeld in his victory bv slamming out circuit, blows, Wilson's In the third with the bases empty and Bunch's in the sixth with one mate on. Hugh Wright liurled for the Indians. 2 scct °'° ' ndi , a . lls Brooklyn Blasts Giants 2 to 0 fie-.t' ll_fl I «iel*m« T Oil I XN ** To Stretch Lead Over Cardinals PACK Manila Holds Advantage in Missco Series The the iiid of wlv,t ,. n ,,i,i i he e Inn 1 ' To .. ,. , ^n Bhls '- " S W01 ' rlcs ' clan, and Elwyu Caldwell. a hefty . , tackle up from the Papooses, rc- a | ported for practice this week. These 114 two additions give Coach Bynum six fairly large candidates , from which lo pick his starling tackles' But Besharsc and Caldwell probably won't see aelion in the El Dorado contest due to their late arrival. I'aps Have NV« Mentor Coach James R. Fisher, newly appointed mentor of the Paps, arrived this week and took charge of their training camp. He wasn't any loo disturbed about Ihe size , and prospects of his squad, he j thought mostly of the inexperience i of the lads. The Papa worked this week without the services of their fullback. :ll!>p j Robert Reid, who is riding the ailing I list. Mel Hay was shifted from his Billy ; quarterback slot to tlic vacant post . e e nn '40 Clilck I ship scries of the Mississipp! c'oun- " ' ' ' B,,r,,v ,h 'n- S W01 ' rlcs ' J' quarterback slot to the vacant post «inrd ,-n ,° ' . 1>0 ' cntlal Carting with Dick Reid taking, over the slg- fctiai 1. com ty Amateur League's plav-off between the Manila Cardinals and the Blytheville Route Two Look- ouls will be held Sunday al 3 o'clock on Manila diamond. The Cards will need a win Sunday to rightfully claim the county title, but should the Ixwkouls win. third game would be necessary to decide the county champions. The Lookouts, as in the first game, will be the underdog in ijtin- tlay's conflict. The Cards ar c more capable in every department and will be playing on their home diamond. Manager Puss Bolllnger of the Cards has one of the largest, if not the largest, pitching department's in the league, and the Rcdbirds are famous for their ability with Ihe hickory sticks. But the Lookouts are not to be sold short. Their ace Inirlcr. Frit/. ,-n , . . complained of a pair of .sore im l n",ri S n hU ' h ll " II1 " cml '"straining, and Uenmc OciHry, a last year end, missed practice yesterday due I United I'rf.'s Spjrls U'rHrr) | NEW YORK. Sept. 5. (UP) — ' Brooklyn's worried baseball fans, who have learned caution over the years concerning the St. lyjuis Cardinals, iel 1 . a litlle belter today. Mayce it won't be a cardinal after all. On paper, the Dodgers have been ."In"' as National Loagtte |:cnn.inl- winners for a couple of weeks, out Hie Cards don'l always do things thrciiKh channels. As far us paper calculations are concerned. II was suspecled that not all of the St. Louis "Gas House Gang' 1 of former years could rer.d. All they could do was batilo bri.skly on the balllield and win gnmcs. In IP42 the Hcdblrds stormed through September lo overhaul the Dodgers and take the fla«. Brooklyn admitted it could happen again, but when I he Cards were rained out at Chicago yesterday afternoon and the Dodgers- trimmed New York at night, 2 lo 0, Ihe bush sufferers found the pain les- senine. Thai restored the Brook lend lo G-l 2 games, and Brooklyn has 21 games to go. SI. Louis hu.s 2V The rain at Chicago seemed lo be a good omen. loo. for It forced liie Cards, now at the of a five-game winning slreuk, to mark lime. Tin? game was rescheduled for Sepl. '26, when the pressure on St. Louis will bo immeasurably greater il the race still is ciose. Vic Lombardi's accustomed Giant- taming pitching, combined by a lew- iolid socks by Jackie Uotiiuson, Pete Roiscr and Pecwee Reese, gave Brooklyn its win. Lombardl scattered five hits In beating New York' tor the Illh time in his career against one loss to them. Robinson's double, lleiser'j nhort single and Wilson, With 16 Grid Players, To Have 11-Man Team This Fall nal calling duties. Coach Fisher will hold three more . drill sessions at the Country Club 110 before bringing the Paps to Haley . . . West, has one of the best won and Al! Acclaim FARMALL The Tractor that does the job! Owners (Iiroutflioul Mississippi Cotinly and Southeast Missouri attest (he KAHMAM, (racloi-.s. repeatedly to | ; e the lint service given by thcii' FAUMAU, has proven itself UJGHT (ruclor fur the TAR- TICULAK .]()!!. whatever it may he. 11' voti «>wn a FA KM A I, I, . - - care for it as you would soinethini. j ivin j, . . _ r,,,. ifs , irc Js ()f ulmost financial interest to you! Krin K il lo J)KI,TA IM- I'UCMKNTS INC. f,,,- Hcr vice and expert repair. No for our estimates on repair work! 3/2 SOUTH 2™ ST. ARVESTER PHONE863 lost records in the league and they run a second when il comes hitting. However, the Cards pounded West from the box in Wednesday's game and set the Promised Land lads down with two measly hits. Working on the mound Sunday probably will be Frank Ellis for the Cards and West for the Lookouts. Both men arc fast ball pitchers and have faced each other on numerous occasions. Ohioan Paces Denver Open; 2nd Round Starts DENVER, Sept. 5. (UP) —Chubby Herman Keiser of Akron, O.. who shot a six-under-par GG yesterday, moved into the second round of tlie S15.COO Denver Open today commanding both wonder and respect from his fellow pros. In all. Keiser had five birdies to match his second hole bogie, and that gave him 33-33—6G on the Cherry Hills Course which carries a par tag of 35-36—71. Dr. Cary Micldlccoff. the Memphis, Tenn., dentist, came in in 111? dusk yesterday to post a 68 for second place " after the first 18 holes, and next, in line were George Pay ton of Hampton, Va.. and Skip Alexander of Lexington. N. C.. with OS's. Field tor a scrimmage session under the arcs Thursday night in prepn- ration for their opening game with Marked Tree Friday night. forreout i;nve the Iliook:; n firs 1 .- InnliiK run and Htesc homered in Hie seventh. The itravivt Irlmmed the I'hlls, 6 to 5. alter IMiiliidclphla led S to 0 after three innings. A trio of two- run innlnxs produced the triumph. Gene Hamlley, with Ihrce hits, batted In (hree Phil runs, Cincinnati buttered Mel Queen mid Jim B:ir,l)j' for six runs In the third Inning enroule to a 7 lo S victory over Pittsburgh. Homers by Wally Wi'slliiki; and Dixie Howcll save the Hues an early lead, but the Reds, led by Eddie Miller's two honiert, coasted in to any easy decision. Washington dumped the pennant- bound Yankees. 5 lo 4, on Stan Spcncc's seventh-Inning single after Hilly Johnson's error on a pop fly put led Yasl on base. Joe Page was the loser and Walt Masterson the winner. Joe Dimngul homered for New York, his 18th. A two-run round)ripped by Jeff Heath In the first Inning and Fred Sanford's five-hit hurling gave the Browns a 2 lo 1 victory over Detroit. Tl^cr pitcher Fred Hutchison, who allowed seven hits, balled In the Detroit run In I he ninth. The Chit-ago While Sox nipped Cleveland In 10 Inning, 4 lu ^. scoring on Don Kollaway's single. , Ralph Itaclnln's double and Dave' Pliitley's single. Hunk ilnsxkuuskl I sent the game into overtime with a niiic-liinin); Indian home run. Other nuijnr league teams were not scheduled. Yesterday's Star: Vie Ltiiiibnrill 01 Brooklyn, who slm 1 . out the home run champliin New York Giants. 2 to 0, on live hits. Mobile New Oilcans .. Nashville Challimooua . Atlanta liinnlnglmm . Memphis . ... Lltllc Kork . W. . W . 01 . TJ . 7« . 12 . 70 . 07 Pel. .un . .011 I .a 17 .•47.1 ,41)1) St. l/lllls Boston New York Clndnnmi Chleaw Philadelphia NATIONAL I.KAOVK W. I,. 60 65 oo o:i 72 ia 77 73 AMKKH.'AN I.KACUIK Nc\v York .... Uoston rjctrol', Clevelanil Philadelphia Chicago Wn.shinxton , at. Louis W . lift . 71 . 'II . 67 '. Gil Pet. .612 .471 AW .417 .-ID.) .DO') ,r>:m .01') ,MH .•no .•127 .330 Yesterday s Results SOUTIIKKN l,K\<;t)K Memphis it), Jjlra'hifjliam !) I.iltlp Hock 5. Alluntu -1. New limonua n, .M,ii;i|<. .1. Orleans li. Nashville WILSON. Ark., Sept. 5.—Sixteen* candidates, including four lettermen from last year's squiul, are seeking berths on the Wilson High School football team. Coach Roy Stoliiuigh announced today. Tlic Bulldogs began their preseason drills two weeks ago, he snld, and will have approximately three more weeks of drills before their opening game Sept. 26 against the lai.xora Panthers. For the first time in 10 years the Bulldogs will Held a regular 11-man team. Conch Stobaugh said, having played six-man football since dropping regular football In the Into 30s. This, lie suid looms as the Bulldogs' greatest handicap. Several niorg candidates are ex- ]:,-cted to report for drills after sdionl opens next week, Coach Stobaugh said, Including sevci..! of last year's men: The returning lettermen are Junior Hale, baqk;. Buford Uoyles, back: John LaRjieV'back; ant] Hnl'RSi-. end"."*' I'-jT- r ¥-'•: •' The Bulldogs at present face an ei«.;ht-yanin schedule and have two open dates. Coach Stobaugh stated that he is seeking to fill these open dates in order lo give his team us much experience in 11-man football as possible this year. The schedule is as follows;. Sept. 19—Open. Sept. 26—Luxora tliere. Oct. 3 Dycss there. Oct. 10—Rector there. Oct. 17- Trumaim here. Oct. 24—Imbodcn here. Oct. 31 West Memphis there. Nov. 14—Open. Nov. 21—Murvell here. Nov. 27—Kelser. Archers of Arkansas To Hold Tournament LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 5. (UP I — Archers from all over the slate were making iihm.s toda.v to piirlicipalo In 'Arkansas' second annual Held archery cliiiinpian.shln tournament, which is to lie held In Ultle iloclt Oct. 5. The tourney is unusual in that the archers travel » wood course specially built to simulate actual hunting conditions. The targets bear linages of animals. There will be three entry divisions Instinctive and fixed shooting lor men, and n'special women's division. NATIONAL I.KAdlJK Cincinnati 7. Pittsburgh f>. St. Louis al Chu-ago rain llronklyn :>.. New Vork 0. lUmlon «. Philadelphia Q. Near Top With Vol Win As Bears Lose A'lLANTA. Oil., Sepl, 4. (UP) — Tlie lii-again. out-agaln Pelicans from New Orleans were Just one Imlf name away from being bnek in Hie Southern Association top s|X)t l»day, thanks to last night's 6 lo 3 victory over Nashville at home and Chattanooga's 9 to 4 win over Hie li'apihe-lcading Bears at Mobile. Cleorge Dlehl. the ex-Atlanta Cracker, shackled the Vols on nine well-scattered hli.s and .successfully stalled an cluhl-lniiing rally by Nashville al Iwo runs. Hut at Mobile, Bear ace Roy Holes .suffered a .--ellinck when Oil Conn smacked a Ihrce-nm homer for CJmll-iiUKiiM in ihe third, anil the Liokouls romped home with three more runs In the fourth lo bug tlii-lr win. After Hint, u was Jusl iclna on Ihe cake for tin' Lookouts. Two Cracker homers —one by Charley <ilock In Ihe ffrsl with none on and another by Snrko SUick- well in Ihe sixth wlih Iwo aboard— lulled lo match a lldrd by liuddy Mack In I hi- niti'li Inning which KIIVC Lltlle llork n a to 1 victory here, In 'Hlrmingham. Memphis took u 10 lo II lead over Ihe IJarons in Hie Blxlh. held II ami went on lo win by that margin In a slu^fc.<t llial saw both trains get al) hlls together. A lour-limlng homer by lioy lliie.seheu wllli none on helped win for the Chicks. Raxorbacks Drill Under FAYETIF.V1LLE, Ar'k., Sept. 5—' " (UP)—The University o( Aikansas . football RazDrbaclts. appeared £to * he- melting into shape/ as Jhe'JirtiS^ week of lire-season practice- n«rs''~ completicn. Under Ihc broiling heat of the put few days the Porkers .have beeu doing liBht contact wort and scrimi mace, concentrating mostly on piss defense, Climrd Frank Lambright from Ashdown has been outstanding ; so far In Ihe defensive phase of training. -.,..• district court In Fort Smith »ncj will be heard sept. 25. At the meet--. Jn«, Chairman J. B. Lambert of',.. Helena, one of the receivers, will > review the recommendations for"" limited reopening of the strike-, bound railroad. • . -, Another AMI;KH;AN I.I-:AC;«II: Sl. Llllls 2, Detroit 1. Washington 8, N-.-W York •!. „ ChleiiKo -I, Clcvcliiiid 'J (10 nlngsl. Only games scheilulcd. Read Courier News Wnnl Ads To Discuss M. and A. Receivers' Report Ll'IT'LIO .KOCH, Ark.. Si'jll. B. (Ill 1 ) — A Committee of Kiislern Arkansas businessmen and shippers will meet In Ultle Rock on Sepl. II) to discuss tiu: report of receivers of the Missouri and Arkansas Hall- road. The report wns filed In U. K. linjoy our delicious, .select, well- cooked foods . . . swiftly, courteously served! Evcrytlmc you dine out treat yourself to maximum pleasure at minimum prices! JOHNS CAFE •10!J West Main St. I'lumc 3!)00 Today's Games SOUTHERN i.EAGUB NiRht games: Memphis at Birmingham. Little Hock at Atlanta. Chatlanooga al Mobile. Nashville at New Orleans. NATIONAL LKAOUK Brooklyn al New York. Philadelphia at Uoston, night. Champ, Contender Meet 'Again in Horse Show ' ISHELBYVIULE; -Tcilll.. Septi r,. (up '- — It will be world's champion Midnight Sun ngalnst Ills chief opponent,, -Merry Go Hoy. ayain tonight at the ninth nnnual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration here. The big black chnmpion. winner of the title in mis and 191li. and the little black horse will compete for honors as tlic show's champion stallion. They also will meet tomorrow night in the flmil competition to decide the ID-IT world's championship. Merry do Hoy defeated the lire- sent world's tltlcholdei In a preliminary event Wednesday night. of tlic bowl, and the Memphis Park Commission. Tile Anivets' already have sinned Mississippi University a.s one of the participants. The olc team promises to be one of the lop p.iss- i"S teams of the nation this season. AMERICAN l.KAGUE New York at Washington, night.* 'Uoolon al Philadelphia, nisht. Cleveland at Chicago, night. Only games scheduled. Memphis to Have New I Year's Day Bowl Game; ; 0/e Miss Signed to Play IMJEJVTPHIS. Tcnn.. Sept. 5. 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