The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 1, 1947
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PAG* EIGHT ParagouU Licks Osceola Gridmen Shown** Indians Lose Homecoming Game to Parkin Both (tit Osceola Bemlnoles and the Shawnee Indians, South Mississippi County's two leading football teams, bowed in humiliating defeats to heavier rivals 'last night, the Seminoles losing to Paragould 26 to 6 in Paragound. and the Indians dropping a 19 to 0 decision to the Parkin Tigers In Joiner. In Paragould, it was a battle of mud as the Scrriinoles and the Bulldogs fought It out for District Three Class A honors. The Seminoles, after holding'the Bulldogs in the first half to take a 6 to 0 lead, lost their strut Jn the last two periods and watched the Greene Countlans push across all three of their tallies in the second and third periods. * Henry Griffin, the Tribe's stalwart left end, scored Osceola's touchdown In the first period when he "stole" n Paragould fumble in mid-air and raced 20.yards to score. In Joiner it was the same song only a different verse, Coach Charles Moore's Indians suffered no ill-effects from mud as did the Semi- rioles but they were swamped by power. The visiting Tigers from Parkin loosed a fast tailback by the name of Bob Zirkle for two long touchdown runs . In the third and fourth quarters and they scored their third marker on a sustained drive In the second period. Shawnee Homecoming 'Spoiled' ; The loss spoiled the Indians homecoming which saw Miss Leninte Moore Johnson crowned as homecoming queen in a pro-game ceremony by Co-Captains Ralph and Walker. ' : ; The Wilson Bulldogs came up on the short end of a 28 to 1 score in I West Memphis Thursday night. The Blue Devils of Hiilbcrt-West Memphis literally . pushed the visiting Bulldogs all over Crittenden County a> they scored touchdowns In the second, third and fourth quarters. Wilson's lone tally came In the third period and was made by Boyles with Hale accounting for tl.e extra point. tKelser's Ycllowjackets repulsed the Sloan-Hendrlx Academy team of Imboden 27 (o 12 on a muddy field In Kelsev yesterday afternoon Lloyd Nesler, the ; Yellow-Jackets' halfback, scored twice, and quarterback Gene White passed to ends P. B. Wyguel and fiawson for the oth- \ er two markers. The visitors scored ' .both of their touchdowns on passes ; And the luckless Panthers of Lux- ; ora bowed to McCrory by a 41 to 0 score in a game played \tstcrday in McCrory. BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.y COURIER NEWS Brothers Paired To Wrestle With Roberts and Byrd v A pair of brothers and a pair of red-heads will fill the bill of Promoter Mllt« Mrroney's wrestling program »l the Legion Arena Mon- .day night when Roy and Loiter Welch take on Red. Roterts and Floyd "Red" Byrd In the tag match feature. And it will be the first lime that Blytheville fans will have the opportunity to see Roy, the eldest of the Welchs and Lester, the youngest, perform as a mat team. Lester made Ills Initial appearance in the local ring only a month ago. Monday night's lussele has an the rankings of a small civil war. Both Roberts and Byrd have rnu- tURl feelings toward thr Welch family and both will go out of their way to take a crack nt any member. On the other hand the Welchs hold no love for cither Roberts or Byrrt and any time representatives of the three families mingle a rugged scrap generally follows. In the two one-fall preliminary matches which will precede the main event wllli Roy Welch meeting Roberts and Lester> Welch taking on Byrd.' Amateurs to Play Baseball Team From Jonesboro The Blytheville All-Stars, n baseball team composed of members of teams In the Memphis County Amateur League, will meet the strong Joncsboio Red Sox on the State Line diamond tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Tlie Red Sox. winners of the Northeast Arkansas Semi-Pro League pennant, are barnstorming following the close of the regular season last nionth and list several minor league players on their roster. Johnny Sain, the Boston Braves' ace hurler who won 21 games in the National League last Summer, was originally slated to face the All-Stars tomorrow but will not make the trip with the Red Sox due to a ruling which bars major, league players from barnstorming after one month from the end of the regular season. Lefty Carl Threlkeld ' of Manila is slated to start on the mound for the All-Stars with Al Cooper the Sox's ace hurler scheduled to start for the Jonesboro team. Ryder Cup Matches Get Under Way; Former Little Rock Man on U.S. Team PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. (UP) — International golfdom's greatest . classic, the Ryder Cup matches between the United States and Oreat Britain, got under wav on the rain-soaked Portland Golf'club course today with the American professionals heavily favored in retain th e cup they won in 1937. As the players (red off In [he Scotch foursomes for the opening rounds, both Captain Ben Hogan of the U. S. team and Captain Henry Cotton of the British were optomistic about the outcome of the matches, which are being held lor the-.first time In 10 years. •• Cotton picked, for his partner In the opening round, Arthur Lees. 39-year-oM veteran of 15 years of International tournament play, and they drew as their opponents Ed (Porkey) Oliver and Lew Worsham, Georgia Bulldogs Defeat Clemson By 21-6 Margin ATHENS, Oa,, Nov. 1. (UP)—The Georgia Bulldogs scored three touchdowns In thc first halt and then coasted to an easy 21 to 6 victory over Clemson last night before a crowd of 16,000. Thc Bulldogs gained 502 yards and thc score would have been much larger except for eight penalties against Georgia which hailed several drives deep in Clemson territory. Johnny Ranch passed 50 pards to Bob Walston for one Georgia touchdown and set up the'Other two with aerials. Breezy Reid and Slan Ncs- torak scored them on short runs. Clemson rolled to its only toucli- the U. S. open champion. The selection of players f|r the foursomes, made by the team captains, left E. J. (Dutch) Harrison, formerly of Little Rock, Ark., and Herman Kelser sitting on the sidelines for the Yanks and Reginald Home and Eric Green for the British. El Dorado Ties Little Rock, 0-0 Northsidcrs Crush Pin* Bluff 41 to 6; Smockovcr Blanked (By United PI-MS) El Dorado battled Little Rock tn » scoreless tie In the mud last night to complicate the Arkansas schoolboy football Doublc-A standings. It was the first time this season thc Little Rock defending cham- plons have failed to win and threw them into a tic witli the undefeated North Little Rock team. Earlier In Ihe season, undefeated El Dornda played the Northsiders to a 13 to 13 standstill. El Dorado drove to the Little Rock one yard stripe In the second quarter but gave up the ball on downs. In, (lie third period, El Dorndd went to the Little Rock two but left the b.ill on a fumble. Little Rock's only scoring threats were In the final period, They reached the El Dorado 15 but gave uri on downs. Tlie second scare also carried to the 15. but Luther Young furpbled and El Dorado end Horace Wlndham recovered on thc 30. Meanwhile, North Llltle Rock I breezed through Pine Bluff for a 41 lo 6 decision. On the third play of the game, 143-pound Leeynn Hoffman sprinted' 15 yards for the Northsiders' first score. A few minutes later, Pine Bluff drove 11 yards and tied the count with its only touchdown. Hoffman. Jesse Yates, Eugene Blcndcn Jlmmlc Williams, backed by a charging line, scored almost At will. In other Double-A games last light, Hope blasted Hot Springs 28 to 7, Blytheville took out Texarkami 27 to 13, Camcien, defeated Smackover 13 lo 0. Russellville and Benton battled to a 12 to 12 tie, and Sprlngdale won over Rogers 18 to 7. Chandler's Feud With O'Connor to Be Aired in Court CLEVELAND. O-. Nov. 1. (UP)— The dispute between Baseball Commissioner A. B. IHsppy) Chandler and General Manager Leslie O'Connor of the Chicago White Sox today appeared headed for an air- Ing In a Federal Court at Cincinnati sometime next week. Denied the support of the other teams In the American League in a special meeting here ycsterdav, O Connor told reporters that the next clash in his battle with the commissioner would be In the civil courts. H e said he would the Federal Court for an Injunction restraining Chandler from susnend- ng him and the Whits Sox. O'Connor and the Chicago »^am were suspended .earlier this week when he refused lo pay a J500 fine Icvld by Chandler for signing an obscure high-school pitcher. The White Sox general manager has" Insisted thai he was within his rights In signing the youngster and that Chandler was misinterpreting the rules of baseball. Thc other American Lcngue club owners, In yesterday's parley called by Lc.-igne President Will ffarrldgc, voted 7 to 0 to abstain from taking sides in the dispute which they called an "Individual matter" between Chandler and O'Connor. Chow Co 11 Triple Diamond Service EmbUra ,bov« « more than a sign. I t mezni Aat ^ mechlLnla are International-Trained in the b«st and latest methods and practices. It m« os chat w* UK special International equipment for testing, repairing, reconditioning and proving. It means «»»t thc truck paru v, :- - U are p rec i sion _ •agrared imemarjooa! Parts. I, „«,„,, above . all, that j-ocr trucks-any makes or models-ar. *rviced here with skill and care «, that th Will give.jhe b«c possible service at lowest cost. now for a ^rvke-date-aflything from . tKxi job *> a complete program of maintenance. •• 3/2 SOUTH 2SP ST. I INTERNATIONAL T HARVESTE PHONE863 Dinkie von Bcmmclsheim, a "blue tongue" chow, got the nod from judges at 'a Paris dog show and walked oft with lirst prize. Above, Cecilc Leprince, Dinkie's owner, gives him a hug. HOMECOMING (Continued from Page 1) Field, might turn the tide but as It turned out. 11 was no match for the Chicks' bone-crushing ground offensive. But all shouldn't go to Rankin for he had an excellent pair of pass receivers in Quarterback Jim Carroll and end Buddy Bailey. Carroll high to make time after time.' - „, „„;, touchdown In the ctoeljii minute* of the first half on t 59-yard Jaunt around his own right end all the way lo. the Texarkana 17. McFarland and Elliott teamed .up'to move thc ball ^o the Texarkana five for a first down and Allen, who »ubstl, luted for Elliott, crashed over from there. Huey was traDped In hls-»t- -lempt to pass for the extr* point and thc score stood at 18 to 0. The Razorbacks' large-scale *eria! offensive began in the final two minutes of the first half. Rankln completed four successive passes for » gain of 65 yards and they were well on Ihelr way to a touchdown before the halftime whistle stopped them on the Chicks' 35.; AerUI Atoault Powerful 'They continued Ihelr passing attack In the third quarter. Rankln alternated his throws from Bailey to Carroll for long gains and Joe Cruse, the right halfback, handled most of Ihe ground play during their third-period rally. Their first score came in the earlv minutes of the third frame after they had recovered Mose Simon's fumble on thc Blytheville 35 Ran- kln completed two passes, one to Cruse and one to Carroll for a first down on thc Blylheville 24 yard line and Cruse drove through a hole at left tackle, to score from there Bob Rc.igan, thc Hogs' center and' place kicking artist, added the extra point on a nice boot. « But the Chicks retaliated with another touchdown a few plays later. Simon took Buddy Edwards' ktckolf following Texnrkana's score on his own 12 returning it to the 28. And from there the Chicks' machine once again began to roll Huey and McFarland combined to Pick up a first down on the 40 and Huey phsseoVCo McFarland for another first (town on the Texarkana 40. McFarland blasted his way over tackle to the Hogs' 28 and Elliott picked up five more over center. McV'-arland, behind good blocking, scored on the next the score 27 to 7. Kazorbacks Score Again The final score of the game, the i Razorbacks 1 second came about ; midway of the fourth quarter Ran| kin's aerial attack hit its peak at ' this point and the Hogs rolled off • three consecutive first downs mov- ; Ing the ball from th score BATURPAT, NOVEMBER J, The Chicks drew 'first blood scor- j slood at 27 to 7 in favor of Blv- I Ing two touchdowns In the first' t-hcvlllc. i quarter and on both occasions Ihcy j Blytheville scored again In the added Ihe extra points. They scor- I final minutes of the game when ed again in the second quarter and !«McFarlrmd raced 23 yards around once more In the third for the ne- i end but a backfield In molion pen- ccssary points. At halfliine .the! ally nullified the play and Tex- score stood at 20 to 0 in favor of nrkana took possession of the ball Blytheville. j on their own 17 two plays later. It look the Tribe only about five I It.was Ihe chicks fourth comc- minutcs and six plays to move into ( cutivc win anil Iheir firth of (he the lead. They held Ihe Razorbacks ' season, arid it broke the Rjzor- for three downs after Ihe opening klckoff, forcing them to punt from their own 37 yard line. Huey took the boot on his own 98 and returned all the wny-to the 47 before being stopped. McFarlnnd knifed Inside his own Lesnevic/i Gets TKO Over Tami Mauriello NEW YORK, Nov. 1. (UP) _ G«s Lcsnevich, light heavyweight champion, clinched a' shot at the heavyweight crown by achieving his fourth straight victory over Tami Mauriello. ex-heavy challenger, on » technical knockout at 33 seconds of the seventh round at Madison Square Garden last night. Sol Strauss, acting director of the 20th Century Club, said today "if Joe Louis retains his title against Jersey Joe Walcott on Dec. 5, Lesnevich can challenge Louis for t|ie title — If he wants to challenge. rt backs winning streak at three frames. The victory was their fourth in Class Double-A competition anil their third over an Arkansas (Bijc 1C) Conference fnc. .. —.. ---- T1) e Chicks will meet the North left tackle for 13 yards and a first j Little Rock Wildcats in their final clock operator. Scon br Quarters: Blythevlile- 14 « 7 0 - 21 Texarkana- n 0 7 « - 13 itie. Gum CUiUt B'vllle First Downs i 12 Yds. Gained Rush. .,342 Pa-sse'« Attempted .... 3 Passes Completed .*., 2 Yds, Gained Passing .. 19 Passes Intercepted bv 1 Fumbles .-.: i Yds, Lost Fumbling ,, )l Fumbles Rec. by .... o Punt* > 2 Avg. Yd«. Per Punt .. 34 Klckoffs ;, 5 Avg. Yds. Per Kickoff 39 Penalties .. 4 for 40 yds 3 for 35 yds. • Individual Records B'vllle Tries- Net Gid. Avg. Tkana - 12 115 .' 24 15 177 0 1 ,0 1 4 37 4 40 Huey ........ 4 Traylor . ..... 10 . McFarland Elliott ... Lum ..... Allen .... Texarkana Rankln .. Cruse , '. . . Easley . , . 16 8 2 2 49 98 164 24 2 11 70 42 3 11.25 10.25 4.0 1.0 8.50 10.0 4.67 1.50 For Complete Protection Against All INSURABLt HAZARDS Phone 3545 W. J. POLLARD AGENCY Glencoe Hotel Bfdq. 124 W. Ash St. City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 For Eiprrt Kepctn Ki Eitt Miin 8L Felix A, Carney RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TONIGHT "FLASHING GUNS" with Johnny Mack Brown Cartoon and Chapt. 8 of "Purple Monster Strikes" Equitable Lifelnsurance Society of United States See Representative* GUY TREECE JOE ALEXANDER, Jr. 115 W. Ash St. Phone 39»3 (o "This is ><mr FBI- Fridays 7:30 p.m. WMPS Saturday Owl {Show 'The JADE MASK" with Charley Chan Also Comedy Sunday and Monday Tuesday Groucho MARX MIRANDA RUSSELL down on thc Texarkana 40 on the I home game of the season next first play but a five-yard brickfield in motion penalty millilkd the play and moved the ball back to the 42 yard stripe of Blytheville. But on, the next play, McFarland swept wide Friday night. The wildcats drub- ! bed the Pin c Bluff Zebras 41 to 6 in an inter-sectlonnl game last night. , Miss Mary Morgan, a senior at around left end to move the ball | Blytheville High School, was crown- to where he did on the play before. I cti Homecoming queen in the pre- Jack Elliott, pinch-hitting lor in- same coronalion ceremonies by jurecin.C. Allen at fullback, crashed over center for two more yards and Captains Billy Wayne McFarland " nd Harold Traylor. She and her . Traylor scampered around right end ! ri E-hl maids, Willagcnc Daws. Barall the way. to the Hogs' 33. Me- Failnnd scored two plays later on' an end sweep from the 31-ynrd line. . bara Monaghan. Patsy Bcshearse, Martha Dale Dixon, vivan Taylor. Susie Crafton, Barbara Oennlng FARM LOANS At Lowest Rate of Interest Quick Service A.-F. Dietrich United Insurance Agency 160 S. 1st St. Ingram Bldg. We clean and dress perfectly all types of Suede, Buckskin and White Shoes. Careful, high grade work with the finest J materials insure satisfaction. • HflLTCRS QUflLITY -SHO€ SHOP 121 W. M «1 N 'ST. Dial 2231 For Free Delivery on All Staple and Fancy Groceries Quality Meats Fresh Fryers (Live or Dressed) Freeman & Henley GROCERY 2016 West Main St. FOR SALE i 4-in. Concrete Sewer Tile Concrete Culvert Tile Size 10 in., 36 in. A. H. WEBB Hwy. 61 at State tine Phone Blytheville Hi Allen came into the game and: 8nc ' f*""' 5 Stone, reigned over Ihe crashed over guard for the extra ! Bame {rom lhclr thrones on the point. : East sidelines. Chicks Repeat Quickly I A play by P Iay description of the The Chicks scored again In the ' £ arne w ? s alrefl ov<!|1 racil ° station closing minutes of the Initial period Kc / ln Texarkana by J. p. after taking Texarkana's punt on j ™';™..,.f nci Haro!d Sudbury of their own 21. Trnylor, McFarland, and Huey combined forces to move 1 the ball all the way lo Ihe Te'x- ! | arkana 30 in six plays. And on the j B'ville next play. Htiey took the ball on a reverse from McFarland and raced starting lineups- <J::beaten Georgia Tecfc And Duke Meet Today ATLANTA. Ga.. Nov 1.. (TJP)_ The unbeaten football machines of Georgia Tech and Duke meet here today before a Jam-packed crowd of 37.000 and the winner is certain to catch the eye of the Sugar Bowl promoters. Tech, winner of five straight down In the third period on thc running of Bobby Gage and the passing of Carol Cox. The touchdown came on a 30-yard heave from Cox to end Oscar Thompson. Pos. B. Elliott LE ... Koontz LT .... around left end to score standing; Fltzhugh LG up. McFarland cul Inside tackle for' Hodge c the extra point to give the Chicks ! -Brncey RG a 14 to 0 lead. Berry RT In the second quarter the Razor- Gentry RE backs opened their aerial attack but • Huey QB not on a large scale. The Iwo teams Simon H B .. batlled nip and tuck near m id-field : McFarland ... HB for Ihe firsl eight minutes until the J - Elliott .... FB '.". Chicks obtained possession of the ! _ <-,..• ball on an exchange of kicks on ' ,5,^™'"»«': Siibstitutioiw their own 28 yard line. i 'hevme-bmith, Doohn. Traylor, Trnylor set up the Chicks' third ! ~ '. Gnn l cl 3 Lu '». "ad Donner. Texarkana .. Dossey Edwards .. Reagan ... Miller .. Schultz .... Cook -.. Bailey .. Carroll .. Rankin .... Cruse •••••• 5 Optns at 6:30 p.m.; Start* 7:0t p.m Tonight 'NAVAJO KID' with Bob Steele Serial; "The Scarlet Horseman" Also Shorts In an amazing reversal of ihc vlllc- Allen, McFarland and J El- usual prc-gamc gloom, both Wade llott. Officials- Dukie Speck' re- slid Tech coach Bobby Dodd said fcrec; Jerry Burns, umpire- 'zack their learns were primed and ready | Curlln. hcadltncsman- j| m '' Gris-, and both had high hopes of victory, i ham. field Judge; and Paul Human" BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSrON PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seat* on Safe at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday; . . . . , ADULTS 45c — CHILDREN 15« Monday, November 3 IT** included) TAG MATCH SKATS I5c EXTRA ROY WELCH and LESTER WELCH" versus RED ROBERTS and RED BYRD ALSO TWO 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Roy Welch Y*. Red Roberts Lester Welch VS. 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