The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 22, 1947
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FACE EIGHT BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWB Chicks To Meet Messick At CrumpStadium Thursday Night; Paps Entertain Bellevue Friday 'Aided by tile experience K Jl in°(' in Ifist week's contests. Blytheville's two football teams, the Chicks and tlic Paps will.bfgin practicing for llieir games with two Memphis :c o! tlie I Meinphis Shownec Indians Seek District Championship MONIMV, .SKI'TKMllKK prep teams tliis week. VTtie' Chicks will' Tacc T on strangest, teams , tn the Pt*p; league, the Messlck Panthers. at'-. Crump Stadium, in Memphis TfiHrsday night, while Uic Paps entertain the Bollevue Junior HiRh School ,-squBG at Holey Field Friday night; : * 'The Chicks made their initial appearance of the season before ft hohfie lown crowd Friday night and 'their showing against the unusually -strong Faragould Bulldogs \v*«ru any too pleasing. Coaches 'Sis' By mini and Wai tor, Davis will prcj&ably ipend the greater part of the ..four-day pic-gamp tniniu'.; pertocl in strengthening the Chicks defense, their major weakness in tfic Paragould fray. . T . l*aps. Show Vromisr And James F:.sher and Pop Mo>ley who tutor the Fnps, will prob- abl> 'spend Ihe week in polishing up their MiuacVs offense? and defense Jor this week's contest will be tuck' iirst real test of the new .'leasoa. ' Ivt their game list week with the -Helena-West Helenn F:\rooses In* local laris showed premises of becoming one of the best junior hteh squads ever lo come out of lEUylhc- vlUe. But you can't judge a team against weak opposition, and that wax what the Paps had hist week. The two junior tutors have come up, with one of the finest backfields foj r remains to be seen. Even though they were short on defense during last week's game. the chicks displayed sonic pretty pootl offensive work. However fiv^ fumbles thrcL^::out t!ic contest COM them considerable yarciaRe but this handicap will probably he ironed oir, during Iheir four days of pnirttce before cngn^fti^ the strong Panthers, L'n P Shows Wca k ness The Messick team Indicated signs of power in their game with Greenwood. M'ss,, last week. They battle;] the heavier for almost thtec lull ([ututers before yielding much ynrdii£c »mt finally losL lh»» tilt by a 14 to 7 s:oro, Greenwood is rated rs one of ine fhii-sl learns in Mississippi 1 .! lil« Kipht conference. Coach Uy mini's Chicks sh'jwctl some improvement in their aerial attack in the Paratiould fraca.s la:it wttk completing Tour out of fox 1 lor a net gain o[ . ( >8 yard:;. Quarterback Jack K.lioit wns on the fliiiK- iiiE end ol the p;»ssrs with his b"o- Ihcr Hilly Kot) Elliott. the Chicks left end, on tlie receiving end of most ci! the passes. Their t; ion art jULir;k sparked by Ca]:t:iin Billy Wayno McP.irlancl looked good as thi;y piled up Itt-l yards through rushing. Ilalihac^s Harold Traylor, Don Huey. unit Rag- Lum along with full bark H. C. SEC Grid Fans Eye Georgia-N.C. '.Mobile Moves And Tennessee-Georgia TechG^ p ln Pla v° ff ___ I Against Vofs that, has been seen in these pans [ Allen also reeled off some nice yard , in several years. Charles "Ruf Lutes, the luiln-hippcd left halfback of the Paps reeled off nice yardage in both games that the Papa have played this season, and showed pros- p^cls of bacomins; n nice broken fteld runner. Mel Kay. the ciuaricvbark. displayed some beautiful ball hancUir.^ aixi 'passing In the first two tilts but needs a little brushing up on his running, and Levoy Pruitl and Robert Reid the right half and fullback respectively, picket! up some nice yardage via I ho line crashing route. The Paps' forward wall .showed ixta> power in blasting holes in the opposing, lines big enough to drivj a team of mulc.s through, but what ihcy can do to lines of equal cal- ILlDWSTfiNE iofttee IN-BONO Kentucky Straight BMrbon Whiskey in Friday's . The- ri>;ht sick" of Ihe Tribe's forward wall appeared to he the weakest -spot of the squad as thn HUJ|- doys consistently drove through for tonic gocd Rains, nnd Coach Byinnn will probably try another experiment or two at the ri^!u tackle slot. which littt bten the trouble spo: thus far. One of Mississippi county's .sti'on B est contenders for the District :j Class B. championship Is Co-,eh Cha,es Moore's Shawnce High S:hoo, Indians. The , ndlans dropped the opening game of 4 sea^n lo ni, o C ,h " l l "- 1 F ''"* ly ^ " " '° 7 SC ° rC ' alUl W1U " lcl " c Wc,t Memphis in their .second M I » , ' f ,r S °" "° r " OXl Fl '"' !>y - '•'""" r ° W 1CR lo nKhl-Q,,on Que, Mellon Felts Creasv .«kctt. Abals Bailey. Jim nrooks. Lowell Co,Iman.Walter Glover, Larry Hammock and Sonny Higgins lack row-Coach Moore, Da,, Voorman. Frank Moo, in,;. Co-Caplain Kill Ralph. Willie Janr-s ny Hitten bottom. George Kelly. Co-Captain diaries Walker, rani Hell and J0 |, imy Harrison. Sonny 'llousma,, n guard on the Indian squad, was absent when the above photograph was taken. ' ' ' Razorbacks Settle Down To Hard Work FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. Sept. 22 'UP'—The University of Arkansas iRamimging Razorbacks wcrc.ieillinij I down to more practice today, despite their top-heavy victory ovc: Northwestern Louisiana College her: Saturday. Tlic final score was 04 | to 0. Arkansas. The Hogs will play their second pan-.e of tlie season in Liltle Rock Saturday, tangling wiih Nortli TCX.IS State in the second "warm-up" j - .> **.t.'»i ,....., game bcfoie oi)eiilns conference bai-i c '" acl1 Wally Butts will be ncedins 100 Proof Also Black Lai*;—90 Proof BARRETT HAMILTON, INC. Distributors, Little Rock lies against Texas Christian Ui<;- vcrsity at FayctlcviUc the (oilc/w;..^ Saturday.- The Razirbacks utilized a powerful rushing attack Saturday lo overwhelm Uio smaller school, roil- mj; up 503 yards by rushing nirl 21 yards on two n't three passes completed. Northwestern ended up wllh a net loss of two yirds. Clyde Scott w;;s 'outstanding, scoring two touchdowns in the iirst period. And lo keep it in the family, his kid brother, Tracy Scotl. racked up a T-D in Ihe final quarter, Fullback Leon "Muscles" Campbell was uolstandi;?£, scoring three touchdowns and runninc a kickoff ] feick for 12 yards. Other rtMoroacks laking a larijc luind in tlie victory included Kenny Holland. Ross I Pritchard and Aubrey I-"cwler. '' How to make OLD TRUCKS KV 1VIM.MM A. SHIRKS illidU'd 1'n-ss Knnrls Wrili-rt ATLANTA, Ga., Kept. 21'. lUPI — The season's clioiccsl ircnii lo:- Soulhc.i.slcrn Conference football fans i.-i Ijclnj served up plpinf; lioi and wftii a. dash of niyslery lliis weekend. A glance down the delectable schedule sho\v.s this list, of top offerings: 1. Tennessee and Georgia Tech. '1. Alabama and 'lulanc. 3. I,T,iisiaua Stal« and Rice. 4. Gcorai-i and North Carolina. 5. Missj.ssippi an<J J-Torirla. In addilion. Vanderbilt opens Ih'j Commodore bal) with a Bi|; Nine opponent. Northwestern. Kentucky tangles with Cincinnati. Mississippi Slnles wrangles with Chattanooga nnd Auburn clashes with Mississippi Southern. This means every SEC learn poe.s into action. For foiu- tcamt. It will be the second yamc of the season. l-'ootlnll being nnytliing bin an exact .science, no one can measure ho-.v the performances last weekend will aflcct tills week's play. But despite tins, individual stnrs hsivc al- i-eii<lj- been .lingled out. Mississippi's combination of Char- Icy Concrly and Barney Poolc—tin; nemesis of the datkhorsc Kentucky Wildcats Saturday—will be a bin rirwing card as llie Rebels uni>lc wiih another SKC riarkhorsc. the Gators of Florida, at Jacksonville. Georgia's Johnny Ranch is expected ;o have taken a lesson from experience at tlie bands of the Furman Hurricane Fnilay night niul all tlic knowledge an:; skill his Bulldogs can muster when they travel to Chapel Hill, L-juisiana Slate's hif-hly touted .Tigers will their claws with UK Draniie Bov.-l Champion Owls of Rice Institute. And Jrss Nccly, for- ncrly of cnenisfrn. ha 1 ; a way of cx- ractin;; lootll iill'l talon from the nost ferocious of boasts. Ranking with Ihc OcorKia.-Nort!i Carolina same in ninltcr of interest s the Tcntu-ssec-Georp,ii\ Tecli ;iniggle scheduled hero. Tlie Vol- Jii'.ccis. soundly whipped in Ihe 3rn,i5L- B^wl bv Rice, arc co-cham- uions ol tlic SEC. But Georgia Tech s reported ready to throw ail Coach Eobby Dodd's Ha//lc-I3azzlc inlo ;he tussle. Tulanc anil Alabama wiil .sing it 3tiI in New Orleans. Tlie Crimson Tide showed a •linipse of Its power Saturday nigh; n rolline over Mississippi Souihcrn. ru'ianc Is fcig, fast and untested. A week Irom today the Monday Morninc QuarlcrbackK will hnvc it nil doped out. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Brooklyn 01 57 St. I/Hits 82 63 Bcbton 83 67 New York 78 Ii9 Cincinnati 73 70 Chicago <•<; 81 riiUsburilh 01 88 Philadelphia 00 R9 New York . Detroit . Boston . Cleveland . Philadelphia Chicago . . Washington St. Louis , • Here's a way to make old trucks look new-quick. Drive them iQ and say, "I want a n Appearance Recondaioninrr Job done on these fellows." And you'll get it. You'll get perfect fitting new International fenders, radiator-grilles, hood sheets, doors, glass, hardware, headlights, bumpers, bumper guards and scat cushions-just what you want to put your trucks in shape. Next, paint jobs if the trucks need them. The cost? Is'ot great. The result ? Marvelous. Act now. Get your trucks "Appearance Reconditioned." GET THESI TOO, WHEN YOU GET TOUH TRUCKS "APPEARANCE RECONDITIONED" Hot Woler HeoHi ond Defioiliu S«« - tl.lon Eltclric Rood Sonrf.r. • Sof-T-St.p • SOS Fir. Guord • Wtiii Automotive Chemkoli • Spot LisHlj, Fog tishlj and Driving LigM> • Cl.arnnct ligMi, Flogi. Floret, Dii«- lionol Signal^ other Sofely D«vk«». BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LUAGUK (.Sbaiiflincssy I'laynff) W. L. Pet. Mobile ;| 2 .CO) Nashville 2 3 .Wi I NASHVILLE, lUI'l — The Pet. .6 IT, .MO ,5:1.! .0:11 .477 AW .W) AS'S AMK1UCAN LEAGUE W ... !)4 ...80 ...77 .. . 75 ... 67 ...02 ...SO 55 Ii8 69 CB 7:i 80 HO 83 .Pet .031 .537 .537 527 .501 .-119 .33-1 Tcnn, Sept. T2. Mobile Beui:: wen- wit hin one ginne of winning Hie .Southern Association's Shaiigh- nessy Playoff crown lodav and adding a Dixie scries bid to their regular season pennant winning laurels. Storming in with a plate atlack uncqualcd all season, the Dears romped over the Nashville Vols 13 lo « yesterday to take their third game of the final .series. The Vols have won two. Five Bear home runs accounted for 11 inns Five of the runs came o:r the bat of third baseman Bill Hart who blasted a homer in the l-'ifth with one on and who cleaned the loaded bascpalhs with another roundtrlppcr in the eighth inning. Lefty Paul Winner, second of three Bear hurlers. was the winner and big Ben Wade, Nashville starter, was the loser. The series is resumed tonight at .Y.jbile. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Shaiighncssy Playoft) Mobile 13, Nashville «. Bums Give Fans Jitters in Windup Dodgers Fumble Last Game Between Them And World Series «>• JOHN OICIFFIN (l.'niled Press Sports Writer) NEW YORK. Scj)t. 23. (UP) — Leave it lo the Brooklyn Dodders to put a scrcA-y twist on the wind- i.P of the National League iicnnuiit Any other team running alon- several lengths in front of Unpack, needling only one more win to polish it off, would win that game and finish everything neatly and completely. Bui not the Dodgers For four days past, only CMC game has stood between Ihc Dod- prrs and the World Scries. In til-it lime the Dodgers, showing a throwback of Ihe daffiness boys of an- oilici- era. luivc booted three bill Kame.s nnd gained absolutely nolli- ir;g The result is that, with .six names to go. the Hums arc Riving Iheir followers a mild case of the jitters. Tlic Drxlgcrs arc Idle today FO they will sit i, y iheir fadios and hope that the Chicago Cubs can finish it for them oy beating ']>•• St. Louis Cards in at least one of (he two games they arc playii:- Ibis afternoon and evening. The. Cub-Card day-night arrani;t:ii)"nt was necessitated by rain which washed out Ihe scheduled single game yesterday. Burrs Ilarl Chances CJalorr Brooklyn had chances galore yesterday when Warren Spahn of the Boston Braver, girted them with six hits ami six nalks and still escaped with bis 21th vlctorv 4 to 0. The Dodgers loft all 12 hascriiniiers stranded, while Ihc Braves made all Iheir runs and nil their eight hits off H-game win- _ ...., ,..„ .- ncr Ralph Branca. Tommy Holmes I cearance before a Blythcvillc But It Didn't Stop TKerrT Cleveland Pros Smear Baltimore; 'Frisco Loses NATIONAI. LEAGUE Philadelphia 3-4, N'ew York (tirst Ratne. 11 innings). Bcslon 4. Brooklyn 0. Fittsburgh 1-11. Cincinnati .. . (second game called end eighth inning, darkness). Chicago al St. Louis, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 6, Philadelphia 0. Washington 3. Boston 0. Si. Louis at Chicago, wet grounds Cleveland al Detroit, rain. Today's Games SOUTHEUN LEAGUE (Shaus;hnessy Playoff) Nashville al Mobile. NATIONAL Chicago at St. night. Only game. LI'AGUE Louis <-J), AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Loui.s .it Chicago (21. night. Cleveland at Detroit (21. Washington at New York. Only games. TEXAS LEAGUE (ShallRhnossy Playoff) Houston al Dallas, night. Montgomery Takes Playoff Series in S.F. CrAHSIJEN. Ala.. Sept. 21. |UPI_ flic Montgomery Hobeis wci c ellar.i- lions ot the Southeastern League Shaughnessv 1'layorf today, as Ih.-v edged mil, the Gudsdcn Pilot.s in the laM, innir.e nf lb<- seventh same i.f the serie.-, lirrc ycMi-iday. The Rebels I railed Ihe Pilots 1 to wing inlo Ihe ninth Irainc. Th'.Aeries WHS lied at 'h:ec games each, nil- Hcbcls scored tunic in the ninlli. h-id Ihc Pilots scoi'i-' in the i.i:;l half and took Hie crown. Pittsburgh Sfcc/ers Win Over Detroit Lions l)cspile this sign at Kut-knilz Station. Germany, newsmen reported tlic Plight ol refugees irom Ihc Exodus l'J>!7. who were returned In Ocrmany l,y || K . British, after a vain attempt to enter Palestine .Some of the «!]() rcfus.ies arc shown behind Ihe wire fence as th-y v.olk to tuichs wlnVlMw.lvjbi.-iii lo neaiby Puppendurf DP Camp. Marconi To Team Up With Byrd In Tag Match With Pacer, Riley Frank Maiconi, nippier will make ^OQ-potn:d I'iii.s his initial n;> | (B.V United Press) -•> ! The Undefeated Cleveland Brown:;, j who have scored thiee easy victories v.ilhonl tapping their full offensive -7 power, moved into undisputed first place in the -All-America Football Conference's Western Division to- tiny behind tlic passing of Otto Graham and Ihe running of Marion Motley. Graham's passing led to three touchdowns, or.c of them Malley's fillh oi tile season, r.s Cleveland defeated the Baltimore Colts. 29 lo 0, yesterday at Cleveland. The two • teams began with tlie best defensive records in the conference but the Coils never were in Ihc gam 1 : as the winners scored all their points in the first half and played most of Ihe last half with second and third team men. A crowd o: 57,50H. tile largest in San Francisco's pro football history, .'•a'.v Orban (Spec) Sanders and Eddie Prokop combine uith Hie rugged New York Yankee line to hand San iF/ancisco its first defeat in lour starts and drop tlic 'ITers behind Cleveland in the standings. had three hits for Boston and Pcewee Reese had three for Brooklyn. The Giants also uncovered a 20- gaine winner in Rookie Larry Jansen, who won the second game of a rtoublehcadcr from Philadelphia. 6 to 4. after the Phils took Ihc opener. 3 lo 2. Del Ennis' inside-the- park homer in the 11th inning won the first game ^for relief pitcher Prank Hocrst. Giant homers were hit by .Sid Gordon. Jack Lohrkc. and Bob Rhawn. It ilras the last home earni- of the year for N'ew York and total nttondancc of 1.509,784 set a new club record. KtaehK-ell Wins 22nd Ewell Blaekwell of Cincinnati became tlie top winner in the majors with 22 victories when lie pitched Ihe Reds to a 3 to 1 triumph in (lie first game of a double header against Pittsburgh, after which the Pirates oulslUKgcri tho Reds. 11 to 7. in the nightcap. i Biackwcll's five-hit effort, his first .- after 11 days in action with a wrenched l;;ick, was his 23rd complete game. Steve Nagy won the second game in relict' for l>itts- Penna Ekes Out Win In North Fulton Open liiiR crowd loniyht when he teams v.ich Floyd -Red" Byrd in the fjj match feature ol the Am-ri:an L:;Bion weekly wrestlini; show. Marconi, who is rated by Promoter Mike Mcroncj- us one ol the strongest wrestlers that he lias ever seer., has been n favcrile in thf; Memphis riiiR for soveral years buc lins never apjicarcd lElhc victory. Mickey Vernon c'.rov. in two of the Senators' ru^s with double in the third. Rain also postponed the £t. l/nils Brown — Chicago White Sox dou- blcheatlcr and the Clevcland-Uc- ti-oit single game. before. Opposing Marconi and Byrd in tlie lag match will be Tex Rilcy, the former junior ligln heavyweight kin-; and Lofty Pacer, a couple of iavcrites who h-ive been operating in li:e local ring for a number of jears. In the two one-full preliminary matches that will precede Hie main event, Rilcy and Byrd will square : ,off in Ihc Iirst and Marconi ami in B | Facer wil: tangle in the second Bell - '':me is 8:15. 1' Shoemakers of ancient Greece designed leather soles attached to Ihc feet by thongs and Ihus gave the world sandals. The American League had tv/o three-hit .shutouts, one by Flovcl Sevens of tlie Yankcrv; and tile other by Hay Scarborough of the Senators. Bcvens put himself in nomination for a .starting Job in the sc- ries by stopping the Philadelphia A's. G to 0. The Yanks made 12 ! hits against Joe colcman and Rnss Christopher, Coleman taking the loss. Rookie Jack Phillips led the Yank attack with a homer. Scarborough turned back the Boston Red Sox. 3 to 0 as his mates thwarted Joe Dobscn's bid lor his Snlar Oiltllly ATLANTA, Ga.. Sept. 22. <UP>~- Sleady pulthiK ami a consistently B<jod short Riimc enabled pinl-si/ed Toney Prnna today lo reign as first 1 of Ihe $10,000 North Fulton' open here. | „,..-„.,„.„„„ ' n '- c "tile Cincinnati. O.. contes-l PIIISIJURGIl. Sept. 22. iur>- ! tant : ,, a ,ed to a Iwo-ovcr-par T.i Ihe Pittsbui-Kli Hleelcrs were a I ycslerdiiy in Ihc final 18 holes o( jump ahead of the rest of the Na-| t he 72-hole lournamcnt but he still- lional 1-oolball U-auuc today after withsK.od the stretch drive of dap- opcnini; the loop season yesterday I per Jimmy Dcmarct, of Ojai Calif i , with ii n lo 10 victory over the J who blux.rd a 69. I'ostinc n 201. Pen-1 1 ,''.'". J' 10 ," 1 '!;, o-, , I"" I'nixncd one stroke ahead of, A tola] of Jfi.Sd fans, cmt to .'ee'ucmarct Ihe senior circuit Us Fall Gene Dnhlbcnder 281 was low procram. watched the Strrlers cap- amateur and third. Al 18ii was Clnv- llrlll «' OM Uv « fo " n 'i Period funi- ton Heafner. Charlotte N C rank- bles lo olTsct the cood work done I ed fourth one stroke ihmd nf I l,.v,l for Ihe I.ions by Bullrt BUI Dudley.' Mane! nm Chicago, and Darwin cx-mcmbcr of the Piithburah outnt. white. Atlanta pro. The v.m never aci;. "father llm:i : "- -• — 53-1 2 dciircTS :,o.'l.h of Ihe eq"a.or. j „ shines in your north windows noteven as far north as Florida, yd. | i,, tlie .summertime. America has Iwo common kinds of clolhes moths, and they both came from Europe. INTERNATIONAL Trucks BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA LOWEST ADMISSION 1'RICG ANYWHERK! Rcicrvcd S,cat 3 on Sale at Ihe Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday K . , . ADULTS -15c — CHILDREN 15c Monday, Scpr. 22nd (tux included) UOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH FRANK MARCONI and FLOYD BYRD versus TEX RILEY and LEFTY PACER ALSO 2 J-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Frank Marconi Tex Riley vs. Lefty Pacer Floyd Byrd ^&^=^^ Nobody Hurt Bu! .. . Your Car is A Total WRECK! N<i mailer lu>\\- ^ond a driver you may I.e, Ihens's IHI telling when the OTIIKR KKLLOWS Koil'K Ui be responsible for at. accident! Continue lo be as SAI-'K ;( drivei' as you know iio\v — but protcet yotirseM' against impairmenl or destruction of your car with all-point Aulo-ln- spection and Overliaul! Blylheville Motor Company Tom A. Little J.-., Owner & Operator 217 So. Second St. Phone 4422

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