The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1952 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 22, 1952
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILI/E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, SEPT. 22, 1952 Paps and Bees to See Action Thursday Night; Chicks Idle The Chicks will get n bit of rest from the long football grind this week but Blylhe- ville's other two football teams, the Paps and the Chick "B" team, are both slated for action. Brooklyn Assured of Tie As Final Week Commences By RALPH KODKN* AP Sports Writer Only a super miracle wiil prevent the Brooklyn Dodgers from representing the National League in Ihe 1952 World Series against the New York Yankees or Cleveland Indians. Tho storied Bums of Flatbush arc assured today of finishing in no worse than a tie for first place when the curtain fulls next Sunday. Manager Charley Dresden's pennant-starved athletes moved to within one victory of clinching tlic flag yesterday. Joe Black, making his first start of the season, pitched the Dodgers to an 8-2 victory over Boston while the runner-up New York Giants dropped a G-2 decision to Philadelphia. AMERICAN LEAGUE W 1, Pet. GB New York 90 5S .GOB Cleveland 89 00 .597 l'/ 2 Chicago 7371 .523 12\' s Philadelphia 77 73 .513 14 Washington 70 74 .507 15 Boston 75 73 .507 15 St. Louis 01 87 .412 20 Detroit 49 00 .331 41 Brooklyn New York fit. Louis Philadelphia Chicago GincinnoH Boston Pittsburgh NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet OB ....04 54 .035 ....88 CO .596 6 ... 85 63 .574 0 ... 83 05 .501 11 75 76 .497 20Vj ....60 82 .440 28 ... 63 85 .426 31 ... 41 110 .572 5\<k YESTERDAY'S RESULTS American League New York 1 Philadelphia 0 Cleveland 7 Detroit 1 Chicago 4 St. I.on hi i Boston 7 Washingtiii 3 National League Brooklyn 8 Boston 2 Philadelphia 6 New Yort 2 Chicago 3 St. Louis 2 Cincinnati 4 Pittsburgh 3 TODAY'S GAMES American League De4roK at Cleveland—Trucks 17) vs Wynn (31-12). (Only game scheduled) lt±r--;.-\ League (No games scheduled today) (5- EQUIPMEMT MAN—Gregg Travis, 5, wouldn't trade his job for anybody's. The little fellow carries Rocky Marckino's equipment to the ring at Grossinger, N. Y. The Brockton Block Buster fights Jersey Joe Walcott for the world heavyweight championship at Philadelphia's Municipal Stadium, Sept. 23. (NBA) The victory boosted Brooklyn's lend over the miracle men of 1051 to six games. Both teams have six games- left (o play nnd one Brooklyn triumph or Giant defeat will nnil down Brooklyn's first pennant since 1040. Yankees Kclain Lead Mcnnwhlle. Allic Reynolds kept (lie Yanks in Hie driver's seat In the American League, race. The Chief, gunning f or jij s fj rs ^ 20-vlc- tory season, pitched the Yanks to a 1*0 decision over Harry Byrd and Ihe pesky Philadelphia Alhletlcs. The Tn<linns, behind Bob Lemon, waltzed to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit (Igors to remain Hi games astern. Tcrt Klusy.ewski nnd rooklo Jim Greengrass clouted homcr.s to EIC- count for nil of Cincinnati's runs in a 4-3 triumph over Pittsburgh, Bill Serena smashed a two-run homer in the .seventh to lead Chicago to a 3-2 decision over St. Louis. Stan Musial accounted /or bolh Card runs off Bob Rush with a barrier blow lu (he first inning. In other American League game Billy Pierce pitched Chicago to n 4-1 victory over St. Louis and the Boston Red Sox scored five runs In the ninth inning to vanquish Wellington, 1-3. 5 Class B Games on County's Football Schedule This Week Both the Hers arul the Paps are .scheduled to play Karncs Thursday nifiht. The Pup.s, who haven't ]osi n ball game or been .scored on .since the 1050 .season, will no after their .second win of the -season and their ninth In a roiv agrcinst the Market Tree Juniors Here. The Bees arc Mated to go to O.sceoia '.:•• play the Osceola reserves on the same nlsjht. The Paps v,'ere last Ijcatcn Nov. 10, 1950. by Osceula and since Hint (laic they have rucked ll]> cl«hl straight wins, including a 13-0 victory over Reiser last week. AH of the el^ht victories have been by shutout scores. The nees will be -shoolttig for their first win of the scnson when they take on the Semlnole reserves. Criach Jimmy Fi.sher'.s t*>nm opened It-s season with » 22-0 defeat at tho hands of the liurdcttd Pirates last week. Clllfhs In Work In spite of IHc fact,'they have an open date this weuk. the Chicks nre scheduled for some rouijli practice sessions. They pot, tlie wcr;k of practice work olf to n slart with a liRbt workout this afternoon fimt iiavc practice sessions slnted for tomorrow. Wednesday ami Thursday afternoons. The Cliicks eninycd from the Mcssick victory with no serious Injuries nnd Coach Rus.scll Mosley will sjicnd the entire week on v,'ort:- iMK out n few rough spots that still exist in the Chicks' lineup. The Paps and the iiee.s also opened their week's drills today. Both hnd scriuunase sessions lined up for this afternoon and have only one more day of hard practice before their sanies. Doth will close out Iheir practices with tomorrow afternoon's session nnd will work out under the lights Wednesday night. CHICK SENTINELS — Kelly Jones (left) and Billy Michael are the Chicks' leading guard, candidates this year. Both are first year men but arc showing promise. Jones is listed at 160 pounds and Michael at 100. l Courier News I'holo) Field Goal Difference As Porks Win Opener By CARL BELL LITTLE ROCK CAP) - oth Douglas, the University of Arkansas coach who learned his tricks in the pro league, is doing his part to keep the foot In college football. His Raxorbacks opened (he 1952 i season with a 22-2U victory over j Oklahoma A&M here Saturday! night. It was a weapon which hns almost died out of cnjlcgc football but which Douglas came to respect tn his playing career with the Philadelphia Englcs—the field goal —thnt did Ihe trick. The 3-poinl plnce kick that spelled the difference ns the Razorbticks and Aggies mat chert touchdown for touchdown was the sixth success- full Arkansas field goal nttcmpl in the Porkers two seasons nnd one game under big Otis. It wns tliR second one that won a game—the first having been Pat Summernll's boot that whipped Texas InsL fall. Carl Mflzza, toed the Saturday night field goal from 17-ynrds out In the firsl quarter, when It wnsn't certain the 3-points would be needed. Mnzan is a sophomore fullback ticketed principally for defensive duty this year. But he may ivlll become Arkansas' best field gon kicker since the 1020's. when George Cole, now a Porker assistant conch, Get a record of seven In one season. Mazza, who hails from Arnold. Pa., bus yet to miss in intrasqund practice games or under Intercollegiate fire this year. While the Knzorbacks have ample supply of veterans who were supposed to have carried the load, two other newcomers shared the limelight ngainst A & M. Bud Brooks, an offensive guard and defensive end, set up two touchdowns by recovering a pair of Aggie fumbles and intercepting a pass. Ron Forrester, a junior end who was benched by injuries last your, caught four passes for 7-1-ynrds and one touchdown. He didn't gel. inlo the gome until the third quarter. On the ground, where the Porkers nre suppo?cil to e.xccll, fullback spots which must be smoothed out. 3ne thing the Coach hopes to do before next Saturday's engagement with Ihe University of Hous'.011 at Payetteville, is to develop welter inc. blocking by the offensive Major League Leaders By The Associated Tress -:• AMERICAN LEAGUF: BATTTNO — Fnin. Phlladclphln. .328; Mitchell, Cleveland, .324: Woodllnj, New York. .31-1. RUNS — Rosen, Cleveland. 00; Avila nnd Doby, Cleveland, 98. HITS—Fox, Chicngo. 187: Avlln, Cleveland, 173; Robinson, Chicago. 172. HOME RUNS—Doby nntl Easter. Cleveland, 31; Borra. New York 20. PITCHING—Shanlz, Philadelphia 24-7, .774: Rtischi. New York, 166. .721; Reynolds, Now York, 10.701. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING — Muslal. St. Louis. 331: BaumhoHz, ChicaRo, .330; Kluszewskl, Cincinnati, .318. St. Louis. 185: 184; Ad- RUNS—Musial, Schoendlcnst, St. Louis, ans. Cincinnati. 178. HOME RUNS—Saner. Chicngo. 37; Kiner, PUtshuvgh, 36; Hodges. Brooklyn, 32. PITCHING—Roe, nrooklyn. 11-2 .840; Black. Brooklyn. 5-3, .833' Yutias, St. Louis, 10-2, .833. Canny, Roberfs On Wrestle Card Michigan Teams Clash In Week's Top Battle NI'AV YORK (APj — MiKhly Michigan State, placed on the No. 1 hot spot by the nation's experts, opens its season Saturday against a vcngeancc-bcnt Michigan '.earn ns the collegiate football season rolls into its fiL'.-u hi? weekend. Picked in n pro-season poll ns the team most likely to .succeed, -_ Chicks, Bears Battle to Tie Soul-hern Playoff Tilt Halted by Darkness Bill Canny and Red Rooms come back to the American Legion's wresllins card at Memodr.l Auditorium ronisht to meet two more i Lewis Carpenter, was the only ball i o f the Welch brothers carrier able lo m.ike headway j Canny and Roberts are slated to :ged 8-man hue. j mcc t Joe and Roy Welch in an Aus- team tag bout that will the card. * bac-kflfild-rich Spartans will be L be; risking a 15-fjame winning; .streak before some 97,0)0 speclti- : ; o rs 111 A nn A r bor, M i :h. | Micliiiran, once the terror of the Midwest, will Ijc seeking to av- j eii[*c last year's 25 lo 0 walloping, \ Hut the (Kids say Rig^U* Mutin's i Spruatans will make it No. 1G In row. Hmvever, the odds also said Kentucky would detent Villunovn— and look what happened! Vilianova ipset the Parllli-lcss Kcntuckians, !5-fi. In one of Saturday's big surprises. Another .shocker took place at Columbia, Mo., where Maryland, ranked No. 2 in the p re-sen so ti pod of writers and broadcasters, had he scare of its life before nipping Missouri. 13-10. Third-ranked Georgia Tech had lone of those worries, warming up with n 54-G rout of the CUndcl. And in tlic weekly 'coast-to const TV show, Kansas played n strong, sound game to blank TCU, Southwest champion, 13-0. This week's TV show will orlg- nntc fI'Dni here, featuring Princeton, winner of 22 straight, against Columbia. Other Top Games Meantime, [here 1 11 he some attractive intersection a 1 clashes on tap plus, of course, the usual con- ferrm-p 11 ml independent squabbles. On Friday nigfit, Northwestern —rated n "riarkhorsc" in the ever- tough Big 10 Conference—travels to Los Angele.s to face rugged Southern California The West Const Trojans got away flying last Friday night with n 35 to 1 route of Washington State. Duke, moan- while, journeys to Dallas to meet SMU. One of Saturday's outstanding in tcrsectional battles will unfold on Philadelphia's F r a n k 1 i n Field, where Notre Dame meets rv Pennsylvania team that ranks with the best in the East. The experts tabbed Notre Dame No. 10 in the pro-season poll. T.C.U. at USI.A West Const fans, in addition to the Northwestern-USC tilt, will have three move 3i:icy intersee- tionnl scrap on Saturday—TCU at UCLA, Minnesota at Washington and Missouri at California. Favored to win the Pacific Coast Conference flag, and a trip to the Rose Bowl, California will be favored to turn back Missouri. But you can bet that the Golden Bears have n lot more respect for the "show-mc" boys after lacir map- nificient effort aqaim* Texas, which blasted LSU 35-14 in its oprncrr, journeys to Chape! Hill. N. C., to meet North Carol ina's Tar Heels. Army, stilt recovering from the cribbing scandal, opens at home against South Cnrolina. while Nav> Mississippi County's Class B football teams face their second full week of action :his weekend with five games on the menu. Of the five games three will be ;fr — • . played on county fields, with Bur- detle and Wilson traveling out of the county. Wilson, which passed Its first test of power with flying colors last Friday night, IA scheduled to go to Harrisbur^ for a game Friday night. Last week, the Bulldogs humiliated Marked Tree's Indians by a 33-7 count, Durdette, which has won two Marciano Slight Favorite In Bout with Jersey Joe straight games, gore after its third win Friday night against Hughes at Hugh PS. Last week, the Pirates of Coach Charley Sims defeated Blythevslle High School's B team by a 22-6 score. Osceola Plays at Home Osceola, still seeking its first win of the season, returns home 'his week to play the West Memphis Blue Devils. 'Hie Seminoles were beaten 12-0 by Paru^ould last week hut showed definite signs of Improvement. The Seminole. 1 * and Blue Devils will clash at Osceola's Hale Field Friday night. Luxorn's Panthers, who opened their season with an impressive win over Crawfordsvillc Friday, open the home end of their schedule this week playing the strong Lcpanto team. Lcpanto showed signs of power two weeks ago when it neld the strong Wilson team to a 6-6 deadlock. Blytheville, Mississippi County's only Clles A team, will be idled this week by an open date. By JACK HAND PHILADELPHIA <AP> — Who do you like? Jersey Joe Walcott. tho Southern Association Playoff* MOBILE. Ala. (/Tj— The 'red -hoi Memphis Chicks were halted — at cast temporarily - - In their bid or n den n sweep nf the Southern Association playoffs, After winning five straight plny- against A&M's He scored two TLVS. ' tralian A sophomore also was (he Aggies hiehliyh heaviest artillery. Speedy Bill Hal- Austr. ff eK. the Chicks were held to i 2-2 draw yesterday by the Mobile 'Dears in a game halted by darkness liter the regulation ninth innlni;?. The tic will force the Chicks aiuj Bears to go through with rmother "uli game tonight. The Chicks lead .-0 in the playoff finals. The teams t-o to Memphis tomorrow night to resume the series. When the Bears battled Memphis .o a Lie it, was the first time Luke Applin[*'5 charges hart been halted since Sept. 4, Sinco then they've von nine straight during the rct;u- nr season nnd the playoffs. They shipped Chattanooga four straight .n the semi-final playoffs nnd won Mrs. Foye Austin Winner in First Football Contest Mrs. Paye Harris Austin. 1B21 Holly, has proven that it is not always the men who are the foot ball experts. Mrs. AusLin won,- the Courier News' first nlck-the-v,'lnner football contest by missing only three of 24 games listed. The three games on which Mrs. Austin stubbed her toe were Messick-Blvth&viUe. Kenhic- kv-VillanovH and Perm State-Temple. sly old gent with the one punch dynamite? Or Rocky Marciano, the swarming mauler with 10 years of youth riding behind his punches? Expert opinion on tomorrow's * • world heavyweight championship fight at Municipal Stadium Is sharply divided. There Is solid support for the 38-ycnr-otd champ among the pros of the sport—the boxers, trainers and managers. Still, boxing writers have su'img on the Marciano bandwagon by a lopsided 28-7 score. Early odds favoring M,arciano at 2 to 1 now have narrowed to 3 to 2. All this is music to the ears of Jim Norris and Herman Taylor, the co-promoters, v;ho report a steady Jingling of the box office cash register. Taylor estimated a house of 50,000 and a gate of between S550.000 and SGOO.OOO. There are indications of a tremendous closing surge as Marciaao fans in New England realize there will be no home radio or television of the Brockton, Mass., slugger's title bid. Theatre TV Theater television will send Ihe fi'jlH to some 50 theaters in 11 cities on a coast-to-coast network, adding at least $125,000 to the re- i son fanned nine. Luxora Beats All-Star Nine Tigers Triumph 3-0 Behind Haywood Watts LUXORA — Haywood Watts, young Memphis righthander, struck out 18 and allowed hut five hit* here yesterday as the Luxora Timers shut out a team of Tennessee All- Stars 3-0. Walls, who Is St. Louis Cardinal mnior league property, showed superb control In blanking the All- Stnrs allowing b'.'t one base on bal>. in goins the route. The Tigers Rot to R. P. Richardson, the All-Stars' starter, (or an unearned run In Ihe third, another In the fourth nntl combined twcu hits in the eighth for their onlji earned run of the game. Rlchard- ceipts. Walcott loped through three Four persons tied for second place n (he contest by missmp only four ames. They nre David Moody, 305 Valkcr, Tommy Warrington. of Leanto. Nancy Ann Dixon. of Rt. 4. Blythevi;;?. and Frank P. Hall, 19M hickaSHWba. This weeks' contest names appear today's Courier'News. Entries hould bo addressed to Football Contest m care of the Courier New;. the first game of the finals Mobile. from ASC Wins 47-0 Over Ohioans JONESHORO MV- Ohio Northern University was no puzzle for the Arkam*;;-; State College footbnii eleven Saturday niglit as the Indians walloped the Buckeye state school 47-0. It was the second straight victory of the 1052 season for the Indians comb scored on a 22-yard run. American matches las bouts differ dom in that all thnt (or again on a pnss. ami was trouble i is ncett , n to d( . fcal . „ tcam for Arkansas from start to finish. one member to be eliminated. Lauiar '" " ' " .... McHiin, Arkansas' All- Southwest quarterback, was checked as a runner but completed 10 of !_> passes and ciiri a workmanlike jo!) of running; the team as he played all the way on offense. Doisi-'las figured that the close call was pood for the Porks as both a guard against over-confidence and as a detector of rough Two one-fall preliminary bou!.- also are on the card, with Cauuy meetinc Roy Welch nnd Roberts meetinc; Joe Welch. plays Yale at Baltimore. Rivera Is Top Base Stealer ST. LOIS OFi—Fleet-footed Jim Rivera of (ho Chicago White holds the American League stolen j base Irnd today. Rivenx stole one ; bnso in yesterday's game against ! the Browns, giving him 19 for the' season and one more than Washington's Jnckic Jensen. Rend Courier News Classified Ads The textile nnrt apparel Industries consume over seven million Ions of bituminous coal per year. Sells Cars and Trucks For Horner-WHson A. C. Bunch A new f:ire at llornor-Wilsnn Molor Co. is lhal of A. C. Bunch who has juit arrc-plcd a position with their sales force. A native of Yarbro, Hunch ivill handle both new and used rsr and truck trade. 1 !- You can pel in touch with him at thn main nfflre. 317 East Main, or at the used car lot across the street. R. C. FARR & SONS Distributors Fuel Oil <^j^M^> Gasoline Kerosene ^WJTllljj^/ Tractor Fuel Lee Tires ({V^/SJV j) Lee Tircs PETROLEUM ^=v===*^ PRODUCTS "Serving the Pufc.'/e for 20 Years" Phone JAM i* n <i i <* 4567 400 do. Railroad St Phone 4567 BLYTHEVILLE LEGiON ARENA WRESTLING rounds yesterday at Atlantic City—two with Young Harry Wills and one \vith Pete Nelson—to end his training routine of 50 rounds. He spared the horses Sunday nnd never knocked out a single sparring partner. Seven hit the resin dust in previous drills. Up at. GrossinE»er, N. Y.. the 28- year-old Marciano finished up a 199-round grind hy going two with Tonvny Harrison of Los Angeles. Manager Al Weill shortened the second round when Rocky was let- tine loose a heavy hombardment. Felix Docchicchio, Walcott's v,-ily proprietor, met with Norris last night to iron out their few conflicts on the return bout contract. Under a revised new clause, the fighter will share in any TV or radio receipts on the same basis as their 30-30 per cent split of the rematch gate. There will be no return, of course, if Walcoit wins. Huge Bear Is Killed Slaughter's Hit Streak Broken CHICAGO 'if) - - Enos Slaughter's GRAND BEACH, Canada f.Pj—A j 13-(rame battins; streak was snapped S-foot hear which frequently the yesterday when the Cubs' Bob Rush msiness section of this community or three weeks was finally cornered by a party of sharpshooters at he town dump, and killed. held him hitler in three trips to the plate. The Cards' outfielder had collected 20 hits in 54 at bat during this skein for a .370 mark. Next Sunday, the Tigers are scheduled to play Charley Keller's All-Stars of Jonesboro. Tenn. All-Stars Harness rf Reed 3b Robey cf Campbell Ib Kidd 2b Reason c Smith If Viar If Anderson ss Richardson p Totals I,» xora Baker cf Kil!ett 53 Scott ss Wright If Keller Ib Johnson rf Ronnsnvall 2b Fisher 3b McAdoo 3b White c Crone c Watts p Totals AB 4 3 4 4 4 4 2 2 3 3 33 AB 4 3 1 3 4 4 4 2 2 2 1 2 - 32 Policeman Tickets Self ROBINSON. HI. M>)—A back-to- school traffic safety drive was put on with inch zenl that the polic« chief got caught in it. Chief Norman Richards issued a ticket on himself and paid |7 for parking hij police cruiser overtime. For that original o Bourbon taste... enjoy the one and only JAMES E.PEPPER the original Kentucky Bourbon Monday, Sept. 22 8:15 p.m. SPECIAL TAG MATCH Roy and Joe Welch Adults 50c—Children ISe VS. Bill Canny & Red Roberts Also 2 1-Fall Matches 30 Minute Time Limit Roy Welch vs. Canny Joe Welch vs. Roberts Bom with the Republic... First Bourbon in Kentucky (1780)... More years than any Kentucky Bourbon., More friends every year. Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whisky, 86 Proof. 1942 JAMES t. WtK 1 CO., INC., UXINGTON, KENTUCKY

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