The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 15, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 15, 1947
Page 6
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FAC1 IIT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.), COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 194T Chick Mentors Stress Defense Gridnuit to Tockl* Joimboro Friday In Annual Clastic With only two days left In which to ready his team before meeting with *Jon«boro Golden Hurricanes, Head Coach Firman ''Nls" Bynum pulled th« throttle of the BlytheTille Chicks' training; drills wide open yesterday afternoon with a rough icrlmmage session at the Bl)the- rllle Country dub. RealWng the tmttiMu a»»l gsn- •raliy junounds the Jon«iboro- Blythevlll« clmJc.^iie Chick* 1 b!« chief placed •mphasts . on defer*! In )rwt<rd*y's; drills tndlcaliiic . b* would take nn chancex »'im th« •nailer but «cr»ppj- Hurricane «'«- Youth Aspiring to Emulate War Herb Brothers on Gridiron Dies of Injuries Ducks fOxthe Rescue [ bi» en* from hit Walter D»Yfc, ,wtio witnesWd trie Joneeboro-Fon Smith game., lust week.'Qoach Bynum r»n hia uhaige* through a long period of t*ck!lhg and blocking In an effort to itreng- then the Chlcki deferue lor Ihi'orj. oil) meeting Friday night. More than h«lf of yesterday's MMlon was •pent in tackling and blocking ex•ids os. "Don't Kit the Hurricanes short," wai the word of warning bsued by Coach D»vi« yesterday, "they nreirt j f< . I tilt bisgMt team In this auction of ! l^CiIilCll the stale but they are Krappy and j full of fight. They came from behind bo beat Port Smith itst week and 3-01; can expect almost any.hing from th«Tn. The Chicks tap«red off ye-sterday's drills with a full Unit scrimmage between Ihe first and second squads. The tribal chieftlam alternated Ihe bf-ckflcld using three different ;oam<, of backs during Ihe offensive drili.s. They also alternated members of the forward wall in order lo give them a test on defensive mt'.isures. Plagued by Illness, InjuHrs Injuries and illness once again threatened the prospects of the Chicks on the eve of the bis jjnme. Harold "Huck" Tvaylor, Ihe .iller- naic caplaln and one of the backfield mainstays who returned tn the lineup only last week si'icr a two-weeks absence, re-injured his back during yeslerday's drills and may not we service Friday night. He was placed under a doctor's care this morning and the extent of his Injuries has not, been announced. However, the injury is not expected to b« of a serious n.i- ture. And to add lo the worries of the tribal big wigs, Billy Bob Elliolt, the Chicks' first string left end, is reported to be confined to his home kuffering from a severe cold. However reports this morning iiulicaic WINDER. Oa.. Ocl. IS. (UP)— Ernest Davis, 16. whoio ambition was (o "M » (oolball star like hte three wnr veteran .brothers, vras dead today bccnus« he tried loo hard. His Winder High School teammates, including the first ttrtiig which he Joined for the first time Friday nlcht. were to be pallbearers at the fimerHl this afternoon. Hi. 1 ! coach and htRh school supcrlnlen- dent would be there to say he N'a* k bravi lad. Davis ruptured a large Intestine in the first, few seconds of play Friday night as the underdog Winder teajn met Eltwrton, GR., High School. Slackening only a moment, he was retired to the bench but becked to return to the game Insisting that he "felt, tint." Kc finished the game, doing a good job at hi* right end po.sition -v*.-wjilch. he hud beer, elevated for Uie -[trst Ume. Oonch Carl (Red). Boyd snid L>«- vl/i. a 140-pomider, bad shown such improvement «• a lubltltute durins Wbider'i llrst three (fames, that he deserved the first-siring berth. It waj hit first year out of junior hfch. "He worked hard and had loU of spirit, 1 ' Boyd >ald. "We dldu'fknow he was hurt at all...he Just wrintert to gel Iwck In the same," Physicians .said an injury of that nature "usually eames severe and Itnmcdifite pain." Tiie dark curlp.v-lialrctl youth had tears in hi* eyes when his team last 32 lo 6. Saturclny he told of his intense pain and hi* purent.s, Mr, and Mrs, W. li. HRVJB of the Bcl.iiehcm community, rushed him to a hospital at Athens, Ga., whore an emergency operation was performed Saturday night. He died in agony yesterday. Sup;., H, K, Adams said Davis, a promising basketball player, was the younger of four brothers. The three older brothers, nil war hcrow, formerly were Winder gridiron stars. "All were the finest fcwy.s I ever knc'w." Adams sairl. "Ernest w«is a .splendid ntudcnl." Boyd cancelled the scheduled ?ame bctwktn Winder and Athens YMCA last ntflht. and th« leant visited the ntrickcn i>arent«. Today they will bury him. A classmate, Jo Anna Robinson, will King. Sudbury Beavers Win 14-12 Over Sudhury's Beavers gained a close H-12 decision over the Central Razorbacks In K "Y" Midget League football K%tne ycclerdaj afternoon, on the Division street playground, The Beavers took an early lead by scoring in the opening quarter and ndriing the extra ix>lnl to lead by 7-0 at the half, "'his score cninc after scvrrnl punt PXflHin^p.s which gave the Bpiivers Ihr hn!l on UIH Rii7/n-biick's 35. From this poirt. quarterback Billy Hopper sparked the touchdown inarch which saw him go over from the 2. Thn. Beavers' second score came on Uie second half kick-off, PS Hopper received the boot and br- hind beautiful blocking raced 60 yards for the score. From that point. the Rftzorhacks took comman.t and hn mine reel the Beavers for L'>vu touchdowns, one each in the third and fourth periods. Tommy Moslcy carried over on each occasion on a sweep around Irft end but was aicicd by the fine blocking, iacklinp and ball carrying of Sum Lum, who wns one of the stars of the game. The linemen of both teams .showed fine defensive ability and there were few gains except around the flanks. This afternoon the Sudbury Boll meet tbe Lange Wildcntf OJ« Miss, Sharpens Aerial Offensive For Tulane MEMPHIS, Tftni.. Oct. 16. (UP) — The Olc MLu fterial team of Charley Conerly to Barney Poole. grounded against Vnndcrbilt's onrushing line, sent a flood of i3H.s<;ps in practice today preparing for n. comeback against the Tulane Green Wave At New Orleans. Coach Johnny Vaiighi hoped lhat his Oxford. Miss., lacls. stunned by last week's defeat, will return to the win column through air bombardment. "We hope to give the \Vnvp n c^.se of the bum bomb jitter*,' 1 Vaiiglil said. All season long, it's been one pass j after another against Coach Henry 'prnka's boys. First it wns Alnbania's Harry Gilmcr who pas-seil tho Wave dlvzy find almost cost them Iheir opening same. But Tulaiie ckerl a 21 to 20 win. Then tbe Wave faltered before nitcks, used lo a great advantage during landing operations during the war, are now IJCIIIR usrd in Miami Florida, to rescue persons stranrtod in their Jlootfeti homes after a hurricane and tornndo left most ol the cli-y under water_ (I^EA TcJephoto.) Toe and Topper Miami Flooded Georgia Tech's Jim still ?0 to 0. and Vandy-Kenrucky Contest Rated One Of Nation's Best This is what might happen if Southern California is rushed for time when attempting a conversion. Tommy Walker is the Trojans' band-leader and place- kicker, rushing into music ect- al half-time. up American farmers grow approximately t\vo million acres or corn annually just to feed the corn caruonns. Few Tickets Available For Chickasaws' Grid Game in Joncsboro A llmllcd number of reserved scat ticliets for the Blythevlllp- Joncsboio to be played I" Joncstroro Friday nlglH went nil p in ulyilK-villc Icxlay at Owens iie Stoif. it was annovniced by C O. Ilcdman. president of the Chickasaw Athletic Club. The South-half of Woodland Stadium will be reserved lor Bly- thcville fans, he said, and Hits section Mill include approximately 130 reserved seats with the rest gencrnl admission seats. The tickets were received here ycsterdaA and were placed on sale this morr*t •(] i"K. , \'m Blythcville fans who plan to at- j ;f| tend the R»n>e were urged by Mr. (^;| Redman to obtain their reserved Beat tickets in Blytheville as the game is expected to be a sell-out and tickets to the reserved section probably will not be on sale at the gate. v Twenty-seven heron nests « - cre found in a single slant hemlock near Vancouver, British Columbia. New Theater Manila's finest Shows KVKRV NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:00 Matinee Saturday A: Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Conl. Showing Wednesday & Thursday "Lost- Honeymoon" with Roliert Montgomery Alsi) Short Subjects that Elliott will be ready to.- use j Both these teams won their Initial Friday night. _ j s t ar ts and will be trying to nmin- Coach Bynuin stnted this morning i tain a clean record, that due to the short time which J ATLANTA, Ga.. Oct. 15. (UPI— '. «-*,, , ^ The coacliing duel ol the year—in • , -,->•* ^ preparation for one of tile top ' Barnes of the yenr—was in progress j Prolllcklng youngsters, perhaps unaware in two Southeastern conference j Ihe Hinleah Park area or .Miami NBA Tcleplioto.) j Women Golfers Compete Over Fort Smith Course FORT SMITH. Ark.. Oct. 15. <UP> — Mrs. Mildred "Bane" Za- linrias, the |icer of the nation's women Rolfcrs. and Polly Rlley of Fort Wrvrlh. 'iVxns, tee off lodny in the second round of Die Hardscrabble Country Club open tournament snorting n erne stroke lead over a field of six other top per- workout for thi* week.'The Chicks will^taper off their pre-game drills tomorrow afternoon arid then close &h,crp'untp game time. ::.:"V> Paps to Face ParapoiiH '•.Tfje Junior Hibl) School Papooses wound up their "pre-pame scrimmages' with a rough session yesterday afternoon. They will laper off with a light workout under the lights of Haley Field ton'.ght and spend tomorrow resting for tneir j formers, game with the Paragould Bullpups j Mrs. Zaharias, tomorrow night. Coach James R. Fisher and Pop Kosley wire none too happy about Ihe showing made by the Pa IB in practice sessions this week and indicated that there might be some changes in the lineup tomorrow night unless Ihe players pull oul of a slump. : - 7Ts_ Th« Paps spent the entire week , Mary Agnes Wall of Menomlnee. In hard scrimmages, chiefly on uf- ; Mich., was anolher stroke behind fense after their ground atUr t iail-j with a 78. trniled by professional ed to click against Jonesboro last ! Betty Jamesoi of San Antonio who j eanips lodny n.s Ffed Sinuk-rs of the Vamlerbilt Commodores readied hi.s smiari to fnce t>ie clinllenge of Benr Bryant's Kentucky Wildcats. As the_ t\vo mei\toi\s worked tn put tiie finishing touches on \vl\7it they hoped lo be their prime KCII- ievrment of the season, observers saw that Saturday's classic in Nashville was to be harder lo pick than any other game in the SEC thus far. At Balon Rouge the LSU Bcnpnl Tlcers stepped up offensive scrim- mDping. holding a doilblcheadi'r workout yesterday. The Tigers are who rehirnccl to pointini; toward Saturday's cla^h the profe-ssional ranks recently to with Boston College in Boston, accept movie offers, and Miss Rlley ; Georgia Tech sharpened Its pass stroked out three under par TS's in : defense against tbe aerials of Au- yestenlay's first round of the mcd- . inirn's Travis Ticiwcll Saturdaj 1 —in a! play event. Close behind were ' a move to retain nn unblemished professional Palty Berp of Min- i goal line, neapolis and Amateur Carol Dir- j Tulane polished up ils pass dc- 6f (he seriousness of the situation, play in waist deep water in The crop damage ( !n Florida is estimated at nearly 20 million dollars Caruthersville Gridmen Meet Team in Chaffee of Tiffin, Ohio, who carded Tense against Ole Miss' Charley Conerly. The Greenies arc hoping;' to save live day by upsetting tJu 1 Rebels before a homecoming crou'd Saturday in New Orleans. At StiirVville. the Mississippi State CAn.UTHERSVILI,K, Mo., Oct. 15 — Caruthersvillc high school Tigers were In Chaffee today for the weekly grid tilt, due to the teachers meetintr scheduled for the weekend at Cape Girardetu Chaffee entered the game the favorite, having scored a M-0 victory over Hnyti Indians, who hold Ihe Tigers lo n scoreless tie in the opening tilt of the year here. Canrthersville was laced IS-0 last Friday on the home field by the strong Sikes:on Bulldogs, and Halfback Crawford, in -the ti:s; running line play he aucmpii'.l. Speakers Have Rights, \ Too', Convent ion Group Discovers in Memphis • I j MEMPHIS. Tcnn..' Oct. 15. 'UP) I i — City Censor Board Chairman Lloyd <T. Binford may be back to- I dnyto face nn embarrassed group • of motion picture Ihcater owner.s on • whom lie, walked out unannounced. '' • '•, Scheduled to be featured speAXer, Binford was. lavishly introduced' to theater owners from T-^nnescce, Arkansas. - and Mississippi. But when they .looked for Bituord, ho wasn't' there. : Binford explained later that he , wailed for » half-hour beyond his •speaking time. He lelt to'keep "a pressing business appointment." RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "STORK BITES MAN" wilh Jackie Cooper and Gene Roberts News and Short Opens at 6:30 p.m.; Starts 7:00 p.m. Wednesday "& Thursday 'Return of Frank James" with Henry Fonda and GCIIL- Tierney Fox Movietone News Also Shorts was stopped so solidly after nn eight yard gain that he lelt the field for the rest, ot- the night. we e*. | had an even par 79. Peggy Kirk o' j Maroons arrived home from a Ions Not much is known about the.Bull- 1 Findlny. Ohio. \dth an 80 and Mrs. [ (rip lo San Francisco over the woeS- pups' record but the Pap mentors i Bettyc Minis While of Dallas, with j end and settled down to a Ions Elated thiit the..- vvuld no( lake any I an 81 trailed in tbe field of eichl i scrimmage yesterday, beinp prnm- chan'-es with the Green Countians players who chose to participate in hscd more of the mine torlav. u they generally field a laV, and ; medal p!ay instead of match play, j " t*am. ^ ' ! Submarine periscopes are msde j Every day about 6185 persons In ; of stainless sleel because of Its | the United stales become 21 years i strength and resistance to salt LEN GRAIN Smart ai a whip and |ust at flexible . . . yd rugged ai a man't shge Id be, Ihot'i Winrhrop'j Glen Crain Action Free . . . recidy »o »e« you through the reughejl weolher. Oth«r Stylet $7.95 to $13.95 FAMILY SHOE STORE THF EASY-PAY WAY... BUSY MAN'S PAUSE FOR COKE LEADS TO WORKING REFRESH S-A-Y . . . I his is (lie practical »-ay out of every Urpakdovvn you may have with your farm machinery! E?ring it to our shop foreman for R look-see; get his estimate . . , then decide yourself if it isn't the fairest made anywhere. \Ve do our work reason-. ahly. Hut that i.*n't all—you ran pay for repairs a? you would a new radio, refrigerator etc. All on the easy monthly installment plan! KNOW In Advanc« How Much Repairs Will Cost. Get Our Free Estimate! 'V-^-w * J v s* 3/2 SOUTH 2»P ST. PHONE863 PLRASS rttum emp»y bottles promptly IOTII'0 nnr>rt MlTlt.-tlTV <•- '<•' rori.cOK, COMPANr IT COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF RLYTHEVILLR

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