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..,., BLY^HEVILLK . (ARK.) COURIER THURSDAY, SRPTRMnRK ?S>, 10-17 Crippled Chicks Off for Memphis The Site and the Stars to i Play Messick High ! The^Slythevllle Chicks yiill' bo i •jythout the 5*mees of Bilh Wayne | ^McFa~r.and,'fhelr,,c8»tim aiid full- • ~ buck, -when they ^invade Cnnnp ; £ 'StadiuinJ in Memphis to'iighl for i "'a game' r 'with Ihe Wesslck-, High j "^thool Paipth'er* J y . ] ~Aft£r a Alight jioihout at Haley 1 Field" {•rt-'.nlght- in which ho gavel C«pft1i'- J 'jrtcJ"»rl*Rd^ injUr-ed leg a j tMoWUgh tc^i'Head^CoHch Nig i ,J3Jnum vo^ea w bench the^ chicks' t -aes -.sroUBd' g8fi>*r thl$ 'week in f •hopts-tlisl his leu will' \)f, ready tTfori tKp-.J.>Kj6, Rock' cc-ritcsl. Wxt *j-»-the tribal chleflian his ~okay on the l\\o - other !}"ChicKs[ guni'ds toilh, Bracey JW-j FiUdiuglr-and plans to start. Mieni^in'tonight's fiacas. j Tro^Crncks 32 stiong. departed bj OTt£l nQgn.today foi the Bluff City .with'their spirits high and their; hopes for a victory over the favored Memphis team at a peak. •vbFarlsmd's. absence from the[ 1Snei$>* has lirouglit.'forth n question : • that .at-noon today remained un- j answered. -•; In last night's drills ' Coach Bynurn ran several different ; combinations in his brickfield lint '' none* seem to please him as much as ho had hoped far. "I don't know : who-I -will-run in Mac's- place," . the. JB.is. Chief, said. i , -Relics -on I.lim, und'llucy • The chick mentor has two very ' t capable backs thnl he can call on , to.,f|!U,the,.vacant right, halfback . slot but both. arc dimunitivc in • size..Little Roger Lum. the. flash-of the Paps in 194G, and Don Hiicy. /vvlio" sliaies the left half duties . wilh Co-Captain Harold Trnylor, 1 have both rail from the right half' back slot in practice sessions along ) with. DehlUe ' Gentry,.- the regular , right end, but Lum and Huey lack i the weight and power packed by • the injured captain, and Gentry is \ a wee-bit slow afoot. i With_ the return of Bracey and ' Filzhugh from the • injured list. | the Chicks forward wall appears , to be in top shape for tonight's i tussle. .Gentry and Billy Bob Elli- ott probably \viil start at the flanks i with L^oyd Koontz and Roy Smith I at- tackles, Bracey and Fitzhugh , at the .sentinel posts and R. 13. ' Hodge handling the snnppcrback ' chores. And in the event. Bynum \elects-rto transfer Gentry -to the t right naif post, John Hoover, a Te-converted center, will probably ' get the call at right end. ! Ever since Hodge wns moved from c tackle to center. Hoover has •filling in at the Hank, and Hurling Records Favor Yankees Bur Neither New York Nor Brooklyn Hos Strong Mound Staff N ) JS TUNl I": Now York Detioit Eoston . .. •Iphia Chicago . .. Pittsburgh . Philadelphia the sccr.e ot Hie World Scries for the 12lh lime in 25 years, wilh Pislol Polo Reiser, left, of (he Dodgers and Ilie (Jtecjt Joy DiMiigyio of Hie liunibers (he nig named. Dodger Jorgensen Makes Up For Lack of Size With Power UV CAH1/ I.UNHQUIST {before he had finished' his relief (IJnUril I'rcss Sports Writer) i chore in the sixth Ihnfiijf, the Giants NEW < V'CRIC. Sept. 25. IUP)—If i had put over six runs on the hit Hie World Series turns out to be a I buisman, a walk, a double by Buddy baltlc ol lightweights, count Spicier j Kerr. n ilrogipcl third strike, two Jorgensen of ttic Dodgers in. The ] more walks nnd th(r ''coup de grace" by Wnlker Cooper; a grand slatn double. I 3 rior to RamsdclPs appearance. Hal Gregg indicated lie ready for World Series action Hiqht School Grid Tf n «l-? s ,P ero ?f Bu L." — .. . . . ._ MacPhail Considers His Competition Keen Baseball Days Numbered For Early Games little guy would have n hard time balancing a teddy-bear on u tocter- tottcr, but what he lacks in poundage he-makes up for in power. He's the "Hen Hognn of the base barm world." a wrist-swinging Ion ball hitter who has turned in an amazing mark of 29 doubles, eight triples, and live homers in a total of 115 hits, despite the fuel that he weighs only 145 pounds and that after a visit to a smorgasbord. Rookie Jorgensen would have delivered the winning blow yesterday with his two run homer, had it not. been for the fact that another rookie, Wlllard Damsdell, upset the works and permitted the Giants to .ware a fonr-hit. G lo 4 victory. Ramsdull, ineligible for the* World Series, made his big league debut by hittins the first batter- he faced with the first ball he pitcher and of-state team. The Chicks will take to the field j tonight rated as underdogs by n i slight margin. They will be outweighed in the line almost 10 pounds to the man with the l\vn backfields just about equal in weight. They know nothing in rc- . i garcls to what system Givens' P.m- ,,„" 1 thcrs will employ and verv little jl 'la ; «!,.,..» turned in some nice performances. | In the baekfield BynumIJi'Ul.'-pro- ibably call on Jack Elllott;'at quar- (tcrback with Traylor 'and • R. O. *Allen at the left half and fullback : ., "„ , " „. >T ~~ t , ~ , ... . L 'posts and either Lum or Huey at iH le ..? 2 'o 21;,beat ng -dealt' -.hem singles. 'ems .- v Panthers last year. There were no ohtcr games schc- ||V Klctolf time for the contest is duled. ' was by giving up but one hit In five scoreless innings.. Cards BtKisi Stutlls The Cardinals boosted 'their second place lead to 2 J-2 games'over the idle liraves with a S to 1 victory at Pittsburgh in which George (Red) Mimger won., his 16th - game and his 12th at night, giving up bill three hits, none after ,the fif!,h j Inning. Whltcy Kiirowski hit a two I run homer in the third and" a t'^'o run single in the fifth. Orudy nation's ninth Inning homer on the first pitch off relief hurl- ei Emil Kuslj gave the Reds u 6 1,0 5 victory over the Cubs at Cincinnati. The Hcds used five pitchers and the Cubs four 1 . . .', The Tigers took a 10-iiming 5 to 4 decision from the While Kox at Chicago when Dick Wakefield's double-sent across two tallies in the extra inning and gave Detroit ' a cushion against a one run rally by Chicago on singles by, Don Kollo\vay, Bob Kennedy, and Taft Wright. Hob Feller won his 20th game, the first American League pitcher to rcacli that mark, when he topped UlL ' Browns 9 to ' nt St ' Lollls , LITTLE HOCK. Ark.. Sept. 2S. |UP)—T« ; o unbeaten, untied Saulh Arkansas teams tangle at El Dorado Friday hiyht in wli.it promises to be the top football game of the early high school schedule. Hope. 20, lo 0 winner over ;i strong fimaekovcr team last weel: will tangle with El Dorado—the eleven which trampled Fort Smith £5 to 0. Both teams have Iwo vic- l,orle.s to Iheir credit.. - In ol tier top games of the week North Litt.c Rock will'play at Tcx- aikuna. Little Rock will entertain an out-of-state eleven, .Springfield. Mo., and Mena will play at Paris. ; Other games scheduled include; ', Walnut Ridge at Lepanto; ^Bald Knob at Oseeola; Newport at Jont-s- boro; Blythcvillc at Memphis iMe.s- sick); Dyess at Keiser; Hulbci t .it Shawnec; Subinc-o at Fort Smith. Major League Tactics Scored, by College Coach DETROIT, Sept. 25. (HP)—Major league ba.lsball teams drew the lire today of .a college athletic di- iLCior who charged they employed ''bird-dog operators" who use under- NEW YOHK, Sept. 25. (UP) — Despite all the booming prosperity at Yankee stadium, there was every indu-iUion today that bi&, blustery Larry..MacPhai! considers his baseball days numbered. MacFhail was quite jubilant yesterday as he revealed to a press conference: : 1. That he and his three partners •had rejected a $3,000,000 Wall-Street | offer for a half-interest in the Yankee football and baseball interests. 2. That Bucky Harris, snatched from the front office to boss the Yanks to the American League pennant this year, had agreed ,to manage the team again next season. Hilt at the same time MacPhail imparted those joyous tidings he laid reporters that he is "quite nn- xions to get out of baseball." Although MacPhuil regularly has been at odds with Baseball Com- misioner A. 'B. (Happy) Chandler 'during the past season, he indicated i that it was a desire for rest rather than any controversy, which made 1 him anxious to retire. [Suggs Faces Showdown •In Women's Golf Meet DETROIT. Sept. 25. (UP)—Louise i about,.their record. ' ;, five hits, ft was the filth time tliis I But'the Chicks practiced hard season he had beaten the tall- jail week in an effort, to strengthen [endeis hiid he was backed up with their defense a'nd sharpen up their I a 15-hit attack in which Hank [ offense and will be out lo revenge | Edwards got a double .and. three r.Jiern 'right : half. At present ; Huey .to hold the inside track.' ' - --Canth.trs. Have Cripples, Too .'I ThS'Panthers, too. will bs handi- f capped by T : injuries. George "Bngs" \ Brenner und his understudy Wes ;Rhodes will both probably be-side- vlitied with leg injuries, leaving the ;fullback slot to Bobby Rosenbnsh, ; a 130-pound third stringer. Brenner and Rhodes received .their injuries during scrimmage ;last week nnd Coach Mac Plythcville B. Elliott .. KOontx Fitzhugh .. Hodge a'ive B ns-ff r ««y •••• ;will probably hold them in reserve •- nul11 ; for the Memphis Prep League fleams rather jihjn U>V;e" a.,chance ion losing them tor a-longer period •by playing -them -against an ou 1 .- slatcd for El o'clock and a play bv'i jjilay description of the game will ' be given over radio station WHBQ in Memphis. Probable storting lineups: iMempliis L.E. Kelly li.T Blount L.G Gray - C Shipley R.G >.. Belts R.'l' Mnrley RE creel Q.li Mcsscr H.13 Bouldin Gentry .. J. Elliott 'i'raylbr .. Huey ' ... j : Allen ... Rotarians in Osceo/a Hear BlytheYille Pastor OSCKOLA. Sept. 25. — The economic, system, with divisions of Capitalism. Socialism and Communism, were discussed by the Hcv. Harvey T. Kidd, pastor of First Piesb) lerian Church at lllythe- villc. when he- spake Tuesday at the notary Club meeting . here. Guests at the meeting Included Don c. Seal of Jonesboro. Lester Shcppiud If Erie. Kaiv. Orville iialtzman, Charles Payne and F. handed methods to sign college ! Suygs faced ;: -.nowdown battle oaseball players while' they still nave unused eligibility. i^oa fuller. Lawrence Tech alh Ictic director, declared it was "about time the bird doijs were given a lew set of rules." - Ridler dispatched a stinging letter to Baseball Commissioner A. ,B. (Happy) Chandler last night, de'- manding that _he use his powers 1*0 se.t up ft "closed-season on huritin« of college athletes." [ Hidlcr sai'l UK fJcw Vork Yankees iiad signed i:itchcr H:ii - old De Voll and the Chicago White Sox had signed second baseman Joe De Graz.- ia. although both had t\vo more vears of college eligibilitv. : igainst a jinx today in the quarterfinals of the National Women's Amateur Golf Tournament. In two previous tries for the Women's National Crown, she has been dropped out of the running in the second round. and it almost happened a third time yesterday when *he "gal from the Southland" met up with stubborn Sally Sessions of Mnskcgon, Mich. ' Miss Suggs, ;vnv2ver, won out this Time by a 2 to I score, nnd today she faced Marv McMillin of Green Hay, Wis. Miss McMillan had a tough lime herself yesterday before she ousted Mrs. W. R. Kirkland, Jr.. of Locust Valley. N. Y., 1 up on the lEth green. By I.KO II. I'KTEKSKN I Unjled Press Sports lulitoi) NE\V YORK, Sept. 25. (UP) Pitching usually plays the jiiost j cTeveian'd hnjxjrtant part in Ihe outcome of a. World Series and the New York Yankees are going Into the forthcoming one with an edge over the hurling corps of the Brooklyn Dodgers. . The advantage, however. Is not' enough lo be conclusive. But in addilloji to having an edge in the ; statistics, .the Yankees also will have experience on Iheir side and thai, a lot of limes, is a vital factor. • , Neither manager Bucky Harris: of the New -York Yankees nor' pilot Burt Sholton of the Dodgers has a brilliant pitching staff. As; a matter of fact, baseball men j generally still arc wondering how I they won their league pennants • with such wobbly pitching. Pilch-' ing was. their problem all season; long, but neither professes to be' worried over Iheir World Series hurling. - , ', The over-all figures are decidedly j in New York's favor. Their hurlers have gone the route 73 limes and turned in 15 shutouts while the Brooklyn pitchers have turned in, only 4ti complete games, with 14 ' whitewash jobs. Those statistics prove only one thing and that is that there is a lot of strength in their bullpens. ' That there is. on both clubs, for seldom if ever have two learns .'tone into a Series with relief artists ; like the Yankees have in Joe Page ! and the Dodgers in Huge Casey. Page, who has won 14 and lost [ seven in 54 relief appearances figures to give the Brooks and their left-handed loaded batting array the most trouble of any Yankee flinger for the Dodgers haven't taken too kindly to the type of Southpaw slants Page will serve up. Casey, who has nine victories against four defeats in 4C trips from the bullpen, is the only member of .the Dodger staff with World Series experience. He has so much stuff that it cost Ihe Dodgers a chance to win Ihc 1941 scries against Ihe Yankees for one of his pitches, which would have retired the side and evened the series at 2-games all. got away from catcher •Ml'.ckcy Owen and New York went on to win. Before Page and Casey will bo called upon. Harris is expected to shoot. Allte Reynolds, Frank Slicn. old Bobo Newsom and big Floyd Sevens as his starters while Shotton counters with Ralph Blanca. little Vic Lombard!. Joe Hatten and either Hal Gregg or Hank Behr- nwui. BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. •Brooklyn . St. Louis Boston . New York , Cinrinniili : Chicago j Pittsburgh Philadelphia . t ......-,. AMKRICAN Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LKAGUK Detroit 5' .Chicago 4 (K innings). Cleveland 9, St, Louis 1. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 0, Brooklyn 5. CincinmUi 6, Chicago 5. St. Loin's 5. Pittsburgh 1. Only games scheduler. For Complete Protection ' Against AH INSURABIE HAZARDS 3545 W. J. POLLARD AGENCY Glencoe Hotel Bidg. . ... , 124 W. Ash St. Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Boston. St. Louis at Pittsburgh (2). Brooklyn at Philadelphia, night. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at New York. Cleveland at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Washington, night. Only yame.s scheduled. KTRI'.I Was America The name America first was applied to central Brazil. Mercator, a geographer, first gave I 1 , to the whole Western world in 1541. • be con- and no other offers sidered." Harris, drafted for the mana- geral job while "assistant to the president" of the Yankees, was given a chonce of returning to his former post or remaining as manager in 1948, MacPhail said. He chose to remain as manager. Save a ..Little—Have Much! Life, insurnnce is a fortune* . . . and whether a policy is modest or .snmll. everybody buys it on Ihr installment ptan. E. H. (Eddie) Ford Lynch Building Phones Bus. 2811 lies. 3185 502 Lumerate St. Klythcville General American Life Ins. Co. Wins Political Office I .CARUTHERSVILLE. ^^o.. Sept. 25.—Friends here of Wilford Lynn, former resident of this city, learn- E. Davidson, all of Thaycr. Kans., Dr. ?'red Oie.se of Chicago. Gilbert Lynch of Luxora. Juck Drake and Louis Nash, both of Hlythevilic and Harry Hall of.Osceoia. . ( Kentucky Straight ISourhon Whiskey Old Faithful is back Hals have eyes and can see. They r.re easily duzcd by Mie glare of n liglil. since they are nocturnal crea- V.UTS anil thus fly blindly. successful Sheffield, cd this week cf his venture into politics In Ala. Seeking a public office for the fiiM time. Mr. Lynn was elected in ihc post of city commissioner. ; • Here's a way to make old trucks look new—quick. Drive them • in and say, "I want an Appearance Reconditioning Job done . on these fellows." " ' ' ' . And you'll get it. You'll get perfect fitting new Sntcrnational , fenders, radiator grilles, hood sheets, doors; glass, hardware, hcad- ; lights^ bumpers, bumper guards | mod seat cushions—just what you ^ want to put your trucks i n shape. | Next, paint jobs if the trucks 'need them. . The cost? Not great. . The result? Marvelous. Act now. Gctyour trucks"Ap, pearauce Reconditioned." OCT TWISf TOO, WHEN YOU GIT TOUR TRUCKS v "APWAKANCt RECONDITIONS" Hoi Wottr Hraler and DcfroiTtrt • S««1 Cov*fs - Eliton Electric Rood Scnd«ti • Saf-T-Slep • SOS Fire Guard -• ,Wh(S Automotive Crnmkalt > Spot ttghtt,r^fr^lighTt and Drivmg tigrits • Cloiram* LigMt, Flagi, Flares, Cirec- tionoJ Sifnvli, oTher Softly D«vic«L 31'2 , SOUTH 2HP ST. PHONE863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks Yankee Owner's Refuse Offer for Halt Interest ,, NEW YORK, Sept. 25. <UP> — President Larry MacPhail of the New.York Yankees today announced refusal of a $3.000.000 offer for half interest in the club and simultaneously revealed that Stun- iey (Buckyl Harris again would mange the American League Champions in 1948. MncPhail said that he and his two partners. Dan Topping and Del Webb, had received the offer from John J. Bergcn Co., Emanuel, peetjen and Co. and Baer, tern and Co., all New York investment brokers. "After consideration we decided not to accept." MacPhail said. 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