The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 20, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 20, 1947
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Chicks to Tackle Subiaco Friday Team to Journey to Paris to Play New Foe of tfie Gridiron _With the District Class Double-A «own setting-cocked over one eye •nd the 13th Jonesboro se»!p dftng- ling from atop their wigwam, the Blythcville Chicks returp to the practice field this afternoon to begin preparing for ttheir coming battle with the Subiaco Trojans In Paris Ark., Mday night. And the Chicks can expect no tea party this week for the Trojans are reported big, rugged and a vcrv capable ball club. Meanwhile, the Blytheville Junior High School Papooses face the possibility of an idle week due u> Wynne's cancellation of a scheduled contest. Pap mentors James Fislinr and Pop Mosley are scouting around In an effort to fill the open dates of both this week and next. The Forrest City Junior Mustangs canceled the game scheduled for next week, earlier thi* season. This week's contest for the Chicks looms as one of the toughest of th* season. The Trojans, one of the two new members of the 1947 schedule, trounced the Paragould Bulldogs 18 to 7 a couple of weeks »go and have played some of the state's top teams, Including Hoi Springs where tlirjy battled to a scoreless tie. The Chicks emcjsed from tlie rain-drenched Jonesboro tilt Friday night In fine shape, excusing a Jew scratches and scrapes mid water-damaged feelings. Harold Traylor was led from the field alter re-Injuring his bick in the closing minutes of the game but according to all rcpoiUs he will be buck In the saddle this week. The Chicks probably will spend this afternoon in going over a le\v Trojan plays and other data concerning the Catholic team received last week by Head Conch Nig jjy- num from an undisclosed source. They are expected to so! HE down to hard drills tomorrow, and wind up training Wednesday. Texas Continues Her Winning Streak Clay, Texas; No. 70 ™»^^^ Ed Kelley, Texas. (N EA Telephoto ) 5CCO '" i ql " lr " !r - Olhcl plav " s are Nc ' Brains Matched Against Brawn, On Mat Program It .will be brain against brawn In the tag feature of the American Legion's weekly wrestling program at the Legion Arena tonight when "Big Jim" Spencer and Floyd Byrrt pair off against Mel Peters and Jack Welch. Supplying the brawn will' DO Spencer and Byrd with Peters airl Welch furnishing the brain. All four of these grapplers are veterans of the game and nrc well schooled in their individual system.? of wrestling. Spencer, a newcomer to the. local ring, is rated as one of mai- doms toughest opponents. He has appeared a number of times in neighboring circuits but will ue making his first appearance here. His partner, Byrd, needs no in- -troduction in Blythevllle having appeared here numerous times in the past decade. He Is best known for his ability ns a rough and tumble artist and for his attitude toward ring officials. • Both Peters and Welch are favorites with Blytheville fans. Pci- ers returned to the local ring several weeks ago after a long ab- -'eence and immediately re-established himself at the top of the fans popularity list. In the two one fall preliminary matches Byrd will tangle with Welch and Peters will meet Spencer. California and USC Battle Week for Rose Bowl Honors HI' STAN OT'OTOWSKY (United I>rpss Spurts Writer) NEW YORK, Oct. 20. (UP)-That lickle finder arbitrarily culled the football spotlight shifted Its gleam to the West Coast today where California and Southern Cal battle this wrck In a game which may well pro duce a Bowl team. Taking a back seat for the moment were Michigan, Illinois, Notre Dame. Army, Penn and Georgia Tech. For them the week-end past was devoid of any upset, mid they were promised the same easy-living fare for this week. But for thn 80.000 lucky folk who stulfed their Cal-Soiithern Cal tickets in safety deposit boxes as the "Bold out 1 'sign was tacked up at Berkeley's Memorial stadium, the crucial moment of the season neared.\ Undefeated Cal. vs. Southern Cal., the team tied only by Hlcc in ft lion-conference game. Both breezed this past week, California by 21-B over Washington Stale and USC by 40-13 over Oregon State. Elsewhere, the going didn't appear so tough for (lie mighty men. True. Texas meets Hice and Penn battles Navy in the kind of games that ever Uneaten a surprise. But Michigan expects little trouble from the once-great Minnesota team. Illinois hopes to breeze In the fight with Purdue. Army knows Iliat Columbia Is badly bjiltercd utter its 34-13 loss to Penn. Notre Dame plays the defeat-smarting Iowa. And Georgia Tech surely shouldn't need a cioiiblc-wrmmmy to knock over the Citndel. It was a refreshing return to the form chart, this football Saturday just past, after so many surprises opened the season. Michigan powered over Northwestern, 4!)21. Perry MOM' passes led Illi'nois to a 40-13 win over Minnesota. Army was held scoreless for the first period, but then romped over Virginia Tech, 40-0. Georgia Tech plasteretj Auburn, 27-7. Texas downed Arkansas, 21-6. and Notre Dame blanked Nebraska, 31-0. Ill |JI W Ulll In other battles this week. Wyoni- 'es. Dcutl " *••••• " *-<-R, VY > Ulll- ings high-riding Cowboys, under a new deal campaign led bv Coach Bowdcn Wyatt, plays Utah in n crucial Dig Seven tilt, and Wake Forrest engages Duke In the Southern Conference headluicr. / Supporting the card in the East, " Mary, Boston u. meets William and Colgate faces Brown, and Prince-ton plays Cornell. Yale meets Springfield and Harvard tackles Dartmouth. In the South and Southeast, It's Florida vs. North Carolina, Georgia vs. Alabama, LSU vs. Vanderbilt Mississippi vs. Arkansas, and Tulane vs. Auburn; Mississippi Stale-Hard- To Catholic Brother Who Started Him in Baseball NEW YOIiK. Oct. 20. I UP (-You could tell that the great, human heart of Bnkc Ruth was stirred deeply as the greatest buseball hero of them all spoke of the death oi the man who got him his first job in baseball— Brother Gilbert. Brother Gilbert, n. Catholic religious who once headed the boys home where Ruth was raised, died yesterday in Lowell, Mass., at the age of 82. It was he who first recognized the Babe's baseball ability and recommended him for his lirst berth in pro ball with the Baltimore Orlo- No SEC Upsets But Floridans si I Win First of 14 ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20. (UP) Monday iiiiarlertiacks had to pass up figuring out the upsets today on Southeastern Conference weekend results and salsify themselves with praising Kentucky and Georgia Tech, moaning Vanderbilt and Tulane. studying Mississippi State was from a heart attack .and funeral services will be held Tuesday or Wednesday. Speaking of his old friend, the Babe's, .strained voice, still showing the effects of his recent prolonged illness, was tense nml cracked as he said, "Young boys have sure lost a great pal." -In Simmons; Tennessee-Tennessee Tech; Florida-North Carolina- and Kentucky-Michigan state. In the Mid-West .it's Wisconsin vs. Marquette and Indiana vs. Northwestern. In the Southwest, there's Oklahoma vs. TCU and Texas A. and M. vs. Baylor. And In the Far West, Stanford meets Washington ant! UCLA plays SMU Joycees' Donkey Softball Series to Get Under Way in Osceola Tuesday n^'-" 1 ',"" °, : a , m!c 'i stocked. Pillows-neselay night partner for the two-game "Saddle- sore Series" which opens tomorrow night on the Osceola High School diamond. The partners are the foiir-h-ggcd critters with handle-bar ears who will aid and abet—It says here — th e Jaycces in two Donkey Softball games. The .second tilt will he i staged at Walker Park here Wed- at 7:57. Just plain temperment on the part of the donkeys, and unimpeachable mule-barn source explained. The Sacldlcsorc Series. from i which the Jaycces here plan to rib- j - tain funds for their proposed community children's playground to be adjacent to new club headquarters i on North Second, will be played a- boarcl the donkeys except, for the pitcher, catcher ami Ihe batter while at the plate. The batter. however, must do his base running astride a donkey. In the donkey line-up are (he following Individualistic critters: Dick Tracy, the one with Yhc jutting Jaw; Mac West, who has a mind of her own; Superman. Little but mighty; Gypsy Rose Lcc. a gal who won't keep anything on— not even the players: Frankie Sinatra. with the throaty bray Miss America, with the million-dollar legs and the tapering ears; Tillie UID Toiler, the hard-workin' gal; Betty Grablc. fat In the right places; and Gravel Gertie, who has B. O. Plenty. Harrison High Battles Wynec Team to 7-7 Tie The Harrison High School Dragons battled the Chilclress Vocational School eleven of Wynne to a 7 to 1 tie in a game played (it Wynne Saturday afternoon. This game marked the first time in 112 years Ihnl the Dragons have battled for gridiron honors. John Eddie Taylor, fullback for the Hlythcvjlle eleven, scored the touchdown and Abner Branch rnn the extra point. Coached by Robert Wiley, the Dragons face a four-game schedule with two open dates remaining to be played the rest oTlhe season. Next week the Dragons will go to Dyeivsburg lor a contest with the Dycrsburg Negro High School and they play their first home game Nov. 1 with the Eskimoes of Booker T. Washington High School of Jonesboro. The schedule is as follows: Oct. 2-1 Dyevsbiirg, there; Nov. 1—Joiles- boro here; Nov. 8 open; Nov. H Wynne here; Nov. 13, Jonesboro there; Nov. 27. open. Starting lineup for Saturday's game was Hodge, left end; M Campbell, left tackle: Pntton, left I guard: Rush, center; Pollard, right Kllard: Wilson, right tackle; Wil- llanis, right end; Stewart, quarter;back; Walls, left halfback: Bynum, right halfback; Taylor, fullback ! Substitutes: Ends, Bates, Burr and i Washington; tackles, Watson, Ivory and Llnzy: centers. Stokes and Denton; backs. Davis. L. Campbell, Kel- Icy. Margamm and Clark. Razorbacks to MeetOle Miss In Wake of Loss to Longhorns of Arkansas Ra- fresh from their 21 to « of Tex« retum to Cr week tor . Th« Ho«» will scarcely have time ft p » tch " p th « lr *°">«t» Inflicted ?h,v .„ * Ir T ln<1<l<1 Tejtans before they encounter another fast flliw- £fbe£ C ^h C1 r' ey C °"eVof the Rebe s, who la » carbon copy of LonghornV Bobby Lj,y ne ' y ° evr ' the P»s. famous Steers "" 1 * to 8Ubdue the week ' The y dl <ln't verslon of 'he T throue " Hi, Razor i ™ Arkansas line for , loM - Qf [57 touchdowns, but _ . UL41 pass completions good for 36 more yards fust for good measure. L-ayne "*st his famous aerial zamp overboard and turned loo* a Tet of Steer scatbacks who darted In and out of the Arkansas line in a great demonstration of power and speed And to the 21.000 spectators overf/ Cr "">P Stadium to an the Longhorns could move on 'a wet ground wai answered to the letter Ho<« Fljht Hard, Bat Law Razorbacks fought and Race fo Nowhere An engine reconditioning job done here, it a tpecialtzed job-done by International - trained mechanics using special International equipment and installing factory- engineered International Part*. The result is what you'd expect- practically new cnginej performance from a reconditioned engine. So' improve truck performance and cut operating costs with an engine reconditioning job here. Phone and tell us when we may do a job for you. 'Y' Midgets Book Two Gomes for This Week Two Raines In the "Y" Midget football league this week will tw played on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Doll Weevils mcctins the Deav- Morc than 15.500,0,13 stamps arc purchased annually in the United States. __ R ^ n ^_Coiirter News Want Ads. ers. both from Suclbury fucsday and the Lnn.»,e Wildcats meeting the Central Razorbacks Wednesday afternoon. The 125-pound six n;,in league opens on Thursday will, the Blue Eagles and Cobras tatigi ng in the initial game. Friday will see the Hurricanes vipint: with ;he West End Kids for their firft \iriorv It is expected that the HO-pound'six- inan league will be ready for opening gi'inps Saturday morning. and Georgia, admiring Auburn and staring speechless at Florida. As for the traditional SEC upsets, (here just weren't any --unless you count Florida's first win in 14 tries. And that was In the books. The llasliy Yellowjackets of Georgia Tech were the lone remaining undefeateci team In the conference, and they have yet to meet a big test. A brave Auburn team, sparked by crippled Travis Tithvcll, pressed Tech before bowing 27 to 7. Olc Miss, paced by the outstanding All-American candidate in the SEC _ Charley Conerly—whipped Tulane 27 to 14, and took second place in the standings with three conference wins and one loss. Mississippi State, untested in conference play, showed they would be hard to beat as Shorty McWilliams returned .to his triple-threat caliber Vind the Maroons licked Duquesne 34 to 0. Alabama drubbed Tennessee 10 to 0 with Harry Gllmer proviing the punch. Gilmer completed 11 of 14 passes and did some neat running, too. Kentucky's line play overshadowed the vaunted Vanderbilt line and Dopey phelps ran and Geaige Blamla passed the dazzling Wildcats to a 14 to 0 win, knocking the Goldmen out of the select ciicle A slippery Florida Gator named Bobby Forbes made the Sunshine State happy today. Forbes broke loose through a big hole and <;rj- lopcd 70 yards for a touchdown that gave Florida 7 to 6 win over the North Carolina State Wolf- pack. Georgia's Johnny Rauch completed 12 of 17 passes against Oklahoma A <fc M and the Bulldogs triumphed 20 to 7 in Stillwater. Louisiana State WHS saved by an extra point from a last quarter Boston College on.slaugh' in Boston and triumphed 14 to 13 to keep tile record intact without any major upsets. Men's Singles Crown Won from U.S. by Czech MEXICO CITY. 'Oct. 20. (UP) — The Pan-American Tennis Tournament's men's singles title was out of American hands for the first time today because Jaroslav Drobny. Czechoslovakia's Davis Cup pride, substituted fight for finesse In his niKgcd match with Francisco (Panchoi Segura of Ecuador The burly Drobny shifted the title to Central Europe yesterday when he slashed away a two-set disadvantage to defeat ths bouncing Segnra. 4-6. 7-9. 6-3. 6-4. 6-3, in the sixth renewal ot the tourney. Meteor Crater, Ariz.. t s 4000 fcei. in diameter and 600 feel deep. 3/2 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA RP, *x LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved beats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday XX« A n i L -« ADULTS 45c — CHILDREN 15< Monday, October 20 (Tax included) . BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH JIM S>¥NCERTnd?LOYD"BYRD" versus MEL PETERS and JACK WELCH ALSO TWO 1-FALU, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Jim Spencer vs. Mel Peters Floyd Byrd vs. Jack Welch «n~f H • ° S ° e e *I«'^ expected the l»ys from the Lone fetar state to chase ' the Hoes all over Memphis but they were fooled And when Clyde (Smackover) Scott broke loose for 47 yards and (he games first touchdown In the m lllal period, some of the know-it- all boys changed their tune. The rain that flooded the field was the main reason that the Steers didn't loose Lnyne's ttashy arm, and that was what the majority of the fans had come to see. But they may not be left out altogether, for his -week they will get an opportunity to see the great pass combination of Concrly to Barney Poole m a , c «°n ""I m the past rain hasn t had much effect on the wicked arm of Conerly. Lake Disappears Before Eyes of ! Sober Fishermen OLD HICKORY, Term. Oct an (UP)-A lake disappeared here yesterday under the watch of two perfectly sober fishermen. They said it took all the jj|, fish with it and left the little ones flopping around in the mud. The two-acre, 25-foot deep body of water known as Hurt Lake started going down early yesterday morning while J. W. Cravens, Nash, ville, sat on the bank, Lewis Hurt, a Davidson County court officer, on the other side, saw it UK>. !^ had drained-completely by 7 y.rjf going down a hole in the center that they described as 50-feet across. Old-timers said the same Hun? happened "about 60 years ago". Vanderbilt Geologists said it was fairly common for Florida lakes to disappear, but they never heard of a Tennessee lake going underground before. The limestone layers underneath the soil, however, could easily produce an "underground solution channel of some sort", they explained. Hogs Eat Coal Bituminous coal Is fed regularly to hogs by many livestock farmers because of Its mineral content and the animals devour it ravenously. Governmental Benefits The government of Chile provides doctors and nurses when children arc born. Among other state benefits in that country are insurance against accident and death, official hospitals, and free coffins and graves. — ——«^Aan«B.-x> TMX.S' ^ ^ ' <_ • f Angelo DeBacco iejds field into turn with Charley Yaccino second as six-day bicycle racing is revived at Chicago' Coliseum. Wilson News The Student Council of the Wilton High School attendc-l the m- tor-City Council meeting in Marianna Wednesday. They were- accompanied by George Patohelli s|X>nsor. The Rev. and Mrs. E. G. Kaetzel, Mrs. Alma Harnden and Mrs John Enoch attended the District Seminar Meeting in Blytheville, Tuesday. The Fourth Quarterly Conference of the Wilson Methodist Church was held Tuesday night. The Rev. J. 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