The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 29, 1947 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 29, 1947
Page 12
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.PAGE' IWELVB BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1947 Texarkana Team is Expecting Tough Game When Razorbacks Play Chicks Here Friday Night < The T«xnrk»n» Raaorbacks, whp Invade H»l«y Field here Friday nfcht, are, •t.prawht leading the Cl««i Doubl«-A play in District 7, oh« <X the aUte's tou^hect district*.; < In an article written especially, for the Courier News, Louis Brnves, tporU writer of th« Texarkana Gazette, .give« a brief picture of the 1M7 edition*of the Hogs, who are *UU ijated u strong despiU; the lact they have lost four of their first seven gamrs. The article follows: ' <M— ; — ' •Texarkaua's Razorbacks, who opened their 1947 campaign with only two lettermen, Halfback Billy Hankln and Tackle Buddy Edwards, have already -won as many gamps as Ooftch Frank Merely expected his youngsten to win over the full season. .'We Just slipped up on them when they figured we were pushovers," he says, referring to Tex- ariana'fi victories over Canidei) (13-6) arid Smacko'ver (24-0, all In District 7-AA play. The three victories gives the Porkers a 3-0. record and' the temporary leader- chip In Arkansas^ toughest district Touch Gam* Expected. •'Last weeek the Porkers emerged victorious and uninjured from the Texarkana-Smackover game. Monday they began preparations for a tough Inter-district .game with Blytlieville'i Chicks, who weie extreme!^' hard to handle in 1946 when 'Texarkana boasted H veteran eleven. Texarkana won. 26-6, g«t- tlng the full breaks In the game This year's edition .opened with a 6-13 loss to, Nashville, strong District 7-A eleven. Texnrkana tied Hot Springs 7-1 then dropped a 13-7 heartbreakcr to North Little Rock when the Wildcats recovered a last-minute fumble and pushed across the deciding score. The next game is one that makes the Razorbacks wince when they . recall the score. Magnolia, winners in district 7-A, stamped the locals 34-0. > . Since then, Moscly's sqirad has straightened up, winning three straight. -Texarkana has .a.line averaging 172 and 'a bnckfleld hitting nearly 155, for a team average of nearly 165 pounds. Edwards, co-captatn and the only experienced lineman, : Is an all- state contender, weighing 195 and standing 6-2. Edwards pairs with Sophomore Jim Cook, 185, at the tackles. Texarkaim's niitc guards are Bobby Heagan, a hustling senior weighing In- at 150, and Pete Schultz.ia sophomore at 155. The starting'ends Jikcly will lie Buddy Billey and Bo Dossey, who swap positions on the defense. V 1 Visitors "Just Hopinc" Texarkana's offense is built round a lanky 155-noundar with the speed of a gazelle. Joe Cruse came to the Razorbacks for his senior year just when the' locals needed a climax runner. He came to Texarkana from Louisiana in time to be eligible and he has becri' the spark that keeps the* Razorback'^machine moving. Cruse scored once against Hot Springs' 7 and North^IJttle Rock;, .twice against Camden, and Hope :and three times against Smackover, giving htm a total of 55 polnls for the season. With Cruse and nankin In Tex- arkana's''modified single wing Is quarterback Hugh Poland, a levelheaded youngster who Is stout defensively.. The fourth" "member Is Sophomore Pete Easley. a piano- legged 180-pounder playing "his lirst real «*son of football and just now learning-to keep his head down in some line-busting that is a credit to any high school ball player. As for Blythe'vllle and Texarkana's game, -Coach Moslcy has his doubts "We've keyed up the past three weeks - I don't think my youngsters can hold out. I just Mexican League Promises Not- to Raid U. S. Clubs MEXICO CITY, Oct. M. (UP) — The pafade£to the peso pantry was officially over and moneybags Jorgo Pasquel was relegated to a bac!< seat today as the sorrowful Mexican, League embarked on an austerity campaign with the promise; of no more raids on U/'S. talent. Actually, the Mexican League has oeen a big-time nonentity since brief but booming splash In 1946 when Scnor Fasquel lured the liltes u! Mickey Owf;n, Max Lanier and Dan- Gardella South of the border with sky-high salaries. But last night the end of the noise became official when Alexander Aquilar Reyes, publisher of a Mexico City sports daily, was named hlfjh commissioner of the league and Pasnuel reduced to a business office capacity, even though he retains the title of president of the loop. Aquilar immediately ruled: 1. No more raids on U. S. talent. 2. No more than 20 men on a SQUad, 12 of whom must be native Mexicans. :. A maximum payroll of 50,000 ppses (about $10,000 Per club PC:' month. Lou Little is Named Coach of the Week" NEW YORK, Oct. 29. (UP)—His Doys had just been beaten soundly by a traditional football opponent and he didn't like It a bit. He told them so In the dressing room, ' "From now, on," he said, "the hpneymoon Is over." There were other remarks, not many, biit in that same tone of voice, and the team was made lo believe it might have won had it played a little harder all the way. . And so in that one dressing room were sown the seeds for the greatest football upset of the year, Just one week later. l The man who made his team believe in itself is the United Press Coach o.f the Week, energetic Lou Little of the Columbia Linns, victors over the high and mighty Army cadets. Outside of Little his team there probably weren't enough people who thought "Columbia could win that game to overtax the facilities of a telephone booth. "And I don't say that we would boat them again tomorrow," Little said. "But on that day we had just enough to swing it our way. We won and we won It going away." Area in Pike .County Closed to Deer Hunters LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Oct. 29.— tUP)—A- part of southern Pike County has been closed to deer hunting, by order of the Arkansa. Game and Fish . Commission. The new closed area is South of hone we make a creditable show Ing." Better Care Brings Better Results . . . Nearly every community in the nation is served by R well-established International Harvester dealer and a nearby company branch. His base of operations is organized to meet your tractor, truck Mid farm equipment needs. Under his direction trained servicemen with precision and time-saving tools provide dependable mechanical service R t lowest possible cost. 'These service facilities, combined with an adequate stock of International Harvester service parts and accessories' assur* y\) U efficient operation ef your equipment during its entire lifs. Quality Equipment . And Modern Service iWhefiand Where You Need It! I THAT'S '3/2 SCtft'H 22? ST., HARVEST! PHONE863 \ Don't Believe It! Two men arc required to lift this seven-foot, 11- inch, 74-pound sail fish caught near the Old Position buoy. It is the largest taken thus far in the Southeastern North Carolina Fishing Rodeo. If somebody doesn't haul in a bigger one, Dr. Elliot R. Motley, Jr., left, of Charlotte will collect $5000 and Copt. Hulan Watts, as skipper of the boat, $1000. U. of A. Takes Verbal Sock at Memphis Field FAYETITEVILLK. Ark., Oct. 29.— (UP)—After playing two important football games knee deep In mud on successive Saturdays, John Barnhill's University of Arkansas Publicity Department has taken a verbal sock at Crump Stadium in Memphis. In an Arkansas Athletic Department press release the Memphis field was called "deplorable." Here Is'the text of the release: "While no official word has been Issued anent the deplorable Crump Stadium playing Held, neither has any official Issued commcndabl^ testimonials concerning Crump stadium as an Ideal college football Held. "Only for the fact that the Porkers played like hogs last Saturday In the Memphis mire, the field, under normal conditions, docs not compare with either a field in the Southwest Conference or the one at Little Rock. ONE 'J? CROWD BY Kvcry since the clicks scalped ie Hurricanes of Joncsboro two ceks ngo to claim the title of < their'opponents, islrict Tiirce Donblc-A clmmps, bnltlcd t! ns'nutomatlcally qualifying them ' Oil Cltv every since then they have been having considerable trouble with FayetteYtlle Honors New York Yankee Hero FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Oct. 29. (UP)—New York Yankee Catcher Sherman Lollar was going his best today to slay out of the path of hometown well wishers,''following a booming "homecoming hero 1 ' ovation he received yesterday/. I When Lollar arrived In Payettc- villc from New York he was whisked off to the town square. where the high school band was waiting. | The 23-year old major league star was given the town's official greet- I ings by Mayor George Sanders, and Municipal Judge V. James Ptak Little Rock i recounted the story of Lollar's rise . "- •" ~ • L "^ I.ILH, LM i uiit-ii u}jjK>iiciu. i >. Tjonn Liitic Rock i V4lllt:l1 ulc .MUIJ ui Lrfimu s rise islrict Tiirce Donblc-A clmmps, bnttlcd them to a Ki-13 tie and th» from Faycttevillc snmllot baseball lll.- I ..1>l*mir.H...l1l.. _....![ f. .!.._. I , . - o "•"- n I m 1.11 „ < . ... to the roster of the world's champion baseball lonm. r a berth in the state football pl.iy- 'f, everybody ground these parts as been wanting to know the hat, when and where about the •op^sed run-off. Taking matters Into my own •uuis I Immediately sat down and rlbblert a Iln 0 lo J. M. "Johnnie" urnett. executive secretary of the rkansns Athletic Association In arch of a little Information con- Drntng the play-off. I received an iswer to my Inquiry this week hlch I will relay on to Interested arlies. Tlie letter read: "This Is to acknowledge your re- lest. for Information concerning ie approaching Stale High School Vjotball Play-off. Since it will be upossible for us lo ascertan the! Inners of each district at this me thus, of , course, under our resent ' set up 1 we can't give ypu ery much Information. "Last year the Executive Cotn- liHra seeded each team In the Iny-off bracket. The members ill have the authority but I don't now If they will follow the same roccdure or not." "If teams are seeded the fo!- owing ' Hems will he taken Into consideration. (1) Geographical location, (2) schedule of teams Involved during the 1947 season, and 13) the comparative scores of this years' games. If the above procedure is not used, I am In tbn opinion they will be. drawn from a lot.' 1 "When the winners are announc- boys \vcrc lucky to get off tlmt easy, tlope dealt them plenty of misery and the Wildcats had to call 011 all resources to nose by the Bobcats 7 to 0 and Wildcats Win Tight Game From Sudbury Langc's Wildcats generated o scoring punch to break up a tight gridiron battle and defeat the Sudbury Beavers 7-0 in a "Y" Midget league contest on the Division street playground yesterday afternoon. The teams struggled through the first two quarters without a serious scoring threat but on the kickoff opening the second half, Eddie Richardson took the boot and after fumbling and chasing the oval, picked it up and streaked around the entire Beaver team without a hand being placed on him. The run was good for 75 yards. Quarterback Joe Dallas carried .around right end for the extra point and ended the scoring for the day. • Both teams played good defensive Itfill and the first downs were last, last week they had to call on second touchdown in order What a Life for a Dog to get by Pine Bluff. Personally I think the Wildcat.? have abont as much chance against Little Rock as a head of let luce would have nt a rabbit convention. J. A. Uoyrt, a tackle on the 194fi t'hick squad, was discharged from the Army last week. IJoyd, a junior, has two years of eligibility remaining under existing AAA regulations. The American Legion has added n new ruling to Us Junior Legion basebiill program that should be welcomed by the smaller towns of the nation thai sponsor junior baseball. . l , , • Under the new ruling (.cams can be marie up from one sciiool or fro: a combination of .schools providing } their total enrollment docs not ex- ' cccri 2000, if the school is a co- cducntinnnl institution. And in the I coining year in order for a boy to j play on a Junior Legion team he I must be enrolled prior to^Feb. 15 Jn [ the school which his team will represent. letter Costs Sfi.900 Postage ST. LOUIS (UP)—A registered airmail letter bearing $6,900 in United Press office here. It came i postage has been received at the from Shanghai, where monetary inflation prevails and stamps are id In each district and the bracket valued in Chinese dollars, A siml- ;et \ip, it will then be tho rcspon- iibHity of the school officials of he Involved teams to get together and select the plnce of Ihe game, select the officials and care for the re- 1 sponslbllUy rests in this office." . j This letter don't clarify much aut at least wt- have some kind of an /Iden what to expect. That's i more than'we did know. Ticket- Scalper Dismissed From Naval Academy ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct., 2S. (UP) —One Midshipman was expelled and several others came under sharp scrutiny as the Naval Academy mov T cd today to smash a I iug which has been scalping Navy football tickets. First classman Fcderlck W. Lauer Jr.. of Wilmettc, 111,, who would have graduated this Spring, was expelled last night after authorities found him guilty of supplying 400 Navy-Penn tickets to a civilian idcn- •tified as Harry Rubin of Philadelphia, Pa. Rubin was caught by academy guards as he attempted to Icavc'the grounds Oct. 15 with a satchel containing the 400 tickets. Rubin, taken before authorities, immediately Implicated Lauer. In his signed statement, Rubin said that "a Ronald Bloomburg of Philadelphia asked me to come down here lo pick up a bundle Jrom Midshipman Lauer." Rubin was released after he sighed the statement. Academy officials said they were convinced he served only as a messenger, but they did not reveal whether they "planned any action against Blooiuburg. Lnucr, according to the announcement, obtained the tickeis by taxing HE) the uniLscd applications of lower classmen. Each midshipman is entitled to four tickets to each Navy game. The lower classmen, it was stated, acted "in good faith. 1 ' The academy announcement concerning Laucr's expulsion stipulated that the 22-year-old midshipman "stood to prolit from his association with civilian scalpers.'' It added that the scalping of Navy football tickets lias been under study for sonic lime, and that the investigation is being continued, Lauer is [lie only midshipman implicated so far. but others might be involved, a spokesman said. few and far bptwcen. The league 'lending Boll Weevils from Sudbury and the Central Razorbacks will tie up this afternoon in a game which will have a bearing on the o-llampionship. The Razorbacks have been revamped and appear much stronger than in their first two games. Buffalo and horse hides, in lesser quantities, are used in making leather soles, as well as cattle hides. Some opals arc as much as 40 per cent water. ler letter in the opposite direction j 1 would cost about 45 cents, .U.S. I fc**^\ '.} !l*!3* -\ J This poor little Chihuahua upon a cruel world. Somebody put the tiny dog in a Rochester, N. Y., ash barrel, and it wasn't until passers-by heard his whimpers that the police were summoned to rescue him. .^•1*-*.-.—.- „._ . " "" ^"~ '"' ^ ^ """ ""^ '££•!•' c»:x>^>::*:>::«o!:*^*: >;>:>:>;>;>;:*: * >;> .*».«: xx'*;;*:;*^ Sunny you why SCHENLEY GETS THE CALL/ This and Th:i( — The long a- WHited battle of the year is close hand. We mean the meeting of champion Little Hock Tigers and the El Dorado Wildcats. This battle of the feline family will takr place In El Dorado's new memorial stadium Friday nlpht and so far we haven't heard a peep out of any of the state's brain trusts regarding the outcome. Pro-season pros- noslicator.s rated the Wildcats a-^ Ihe team most likely to tame thr Tigers this year but I wnndf"- what they ai?c thinking now. 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