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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 27, 1952
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BATURDAT, SEPT. 97, t95Z BLTTHEVILUB (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS .__ ~ _ 0 • B : : —— — • ; PAOB mr» i West Memphis HandsOsceola 19-12 Setback-Yankees Clinch AL Pennant I nta Tf\Ufl\Af\\iit+ C/tn«J*. * ~ c — _____ • Late Touchdown Sends Seminoles to Third Loss OSCEOLA — Osceola's Seminoles, shut out in two straight games, finally broke into the scoring column but they couldn't make the win column as West Memphis beat out a 19-12 triumph here last night. It was the third straight loss for*—— ... ... . the Sermnoles and their second b«- twe a home town crowd. They lost to Wynne in tholr opener and to faragould lust week. The Blue Devils capitalized on Shawnee Trips Mar ion by 18-6 pa« Interception late In the fourth quarter to break a U-12 deadlock and go home victorious. Kane, a halfback, pulled Kenneth Coles' aerial down at the 43 to set up the winning touchdown, Tlien after a 11-yard loss on a fumble, fullback J. Brasfield took quarterback Martin's long lieavn and went on for a touchdown. H. Brasfield-got the 10th point on an end run. West Memphis drew first scoring blood early in the first quarter - • when the Martln-to-Hrasflelrt com- second half to blnatlon cli"kcd again on a 55-vsrd SPnrtans 18-7. r'-s play. Brasfield ran the last *S ' yards. Indians Get First Win in First Home Game of Season JOINER — Siia«nce'$ Indians broke Into the win column lor the tlrst lime this season here last night, coming from behind in Ihe whip the Marion Seminoles Come Bark But the Seminoles eathend their forces and came right back. Tafc- iri? R West Memphis punt at their 31 the Seminoles took to the air. Cole passed to Dunn, who gathered the ball In at the West Memnhis 30 and streaked to the end zone to tie the score 6-6. Then early In the second period. the Seminoles forged ahead on a beautiful 56-yard trot by fullback tjjpotmfe Dunn who plunged through >fvi hole x at tackle, kept his feet and outran the secondary. At halftime, Osceola led 12-6. Earlv in the third period, the Blue Deviis started to roll. They began a. drive at their 48 and. with Kane and Brasfield leading the way. plowed for three straight first downs to the Osceola one from' where Brasfield plowed over to knot the score. The Seminoles, hampered by Inexperience and lack of depth, con- .tinned to show Improvement in spite of their loss. Coach Dukie Speck Jumbled his lineup for this game, which was one of the reasons for the Improvement. Starting lineups: The Indians, playing an improved rame. got rolling after a sluggish Osceola Cole Nunley Alexander tittle Hill Harlan Thorn ason Rogers Btilwell Dunn Cantrell Pos. West Memphis Cox Moore Rook Carter H. Johnson Acree Davis Martin H. Brasfietrt Kane J. BrasJield LE LT LG C RO RT RE QB HB FB HB In Cordova, the capital of Ara. L bian culture..during the, 10th Century, there were 300 public baths. Head Courier News Classified Ads • •* t -----D -.vt. i\ ntup;E;lojl first quarter to score its first touchdown .when quarterback Brewer to end Bow-en In the end zone. Bowcn. a Jlrst year playrr, made a beautiful one-handed catch of the aerial The extra point try failed. But Marlon came rolling back and just before the half Marion's Fogleman streaked 40 yards down the sideline for the Spartans touchdown and Jones passed to Foreman for the extra point to give tlii! Spartans a 7-6 halftime edge. In the third quarter, Shawnee found itrelf deep in its own territory and Brewer elected to gamble with a pass. The pass was good to end Wilson but a holding penalty nullified the 'play and moved the Indians hack to their own 24. Then fullback Felts broke around end and went 7S yards on the longest run of the night, to put Shawnee ahead 13-6. • A pass Interception which was returned to Shaivnee's 32 set up the Indians' .Jast touchdown. Utilizing their power plays, the Indians plowed to the Marion 30 Irom where Brewer passed to Mahoncy in the end zone. Goudeaux, Shawnee's cenfer. was the outstanding defensive player of the game, Shawnee ros. Wilson LE Rogers LT Speck LG Goudeaux c Samons RO Bradshaw RT Bowen RE Brewer QB Mahoney HB Harrison HB Felts FB es Substitutions: Shawnee — cotlom, Battle, shannon. Hill, Jenkins, LaForge, J. Felts. Seymore, Gwaltnev Mav'.jn — Billings. Mario* Hale Harlan Dliton 'Hammock- Wendle Ashley steel Fogleman Jones Simpson Flo'ures Chicks Win Playoff, Series Berth Canny, Roberts To Meet Welch Brothers Again They're going to do last Monday- night's tag match all over ng«in Monday night. Red Rob'erts and'Bill Canny have been booked for B rematch with Roy .and Joe Welch In > — the tag match feature of the Amer- Wlcan Legion's Memorial Auditorium I ^wrestling matches. Last Monday night these same , two teams of old ring rivals bat!• tied to a draw in a wild and bloody duel that saw everybody, including the fans, get in the act. At first. Canny and Roberts were declared the winner of the match by Herb Langston of the Mid-SOuth Booking Agency who rushed into the ring to take over for Referee Mike Meroney who had been knocked out. But later Meroney ruled that Langston had acted without BUthorlty and he declared the match no contest. Australian rules again will govern this grudge battle. Under Austral- Ion rules all that Is needed to eliminate a team is for only one member to be defeated. Two referees also have been hired to handle the match and the wrestlers have agreed that there will be no disqualifications. This means that they can do just about anything they want without fear of losing the match by disqualification, i Jack Moody a ill assist Meronev ^fc-ith the officiating. ^ Two preliminary bouts are also on the card wflh Canny meeting ; Roy Welch and Hoborts meeting I Joe Welch. 5 + MOBILE. Ala. (ff)—Luke Appllng's Memphis Chicks, the Southern Association Cinderella club, found Football Scores COUNTY Wilson 25, HarrM>urg 21 Luxora 13, Lcpsmto 0 Shawnee 18, Marlon 7 West Memphis 19. Osceola 12 STATE High School Footbu.U Scores [slromna Baton Rouge 34, Little Rock 8 North Little Rock 31, Cnmden 0 Pine Bluff 40, PI. Smithy J5 iprlnghtll, La., 25, Texarjcnna 20 Nashville 33, Hot Springs 13 El Dorado 20, Hope 6 Subtaco 20, Fayetteville 19 Conway' 32, Russellvllle 7 Rogers 28, Van Buren 0 Magnolia 21. Gurdon 6 Jonesboro 55, Helena 7 Springdale 20, Harrison 14 Heber Springs 52, Mountain Home 0 Cabot J2, Magnet Cove 6 Frescolt 26, Artcadelphla 0 Wynne 73. Parkin 0 Stuttgart 42, Beebe 0 Newport 20, Walnut Hidge 7 Crossett 13. Warren 12 Alma 13, Hnrlford 0 Atkins 28, St. Amies 0 Mena 13. Ashdown 7 Forrest City 19, Brinkley 0 Benton 33. Smackover 12 Searcy 21, Bald Knob 0 Paragoiild 7, Batesville 6 Bauxite 32, Jacksonville 0 Carlisle 20. Bismarck 1 Pocahontas 20, Corning 0' Clinton 34, Ola 0 Clarendon 33, Barton 1 Greenwood 20 Danville 0 Dei-molt 12, Sli-ong 0 Dumas 19. Eudora 13 Bearden 14, Fordycc 12 Falrview 19, DeQueen 12 Hazen 34, Gould 14 Holly Grove 18, OilleH 7 Lonoke 12, Deal School 7 Marlanna 12, McCrory 0 Mansfield 19, Clarksville 0 Morrilton 12, Dardanelle 0 Murfreesbora 7, Lewlsville S McGehee 24, Hamburg 0 Montlccllo 18, Star City 8 Booneville 19. Ozark 0 Risen 27, Lak'e Village 6 Stamps 7. Foreman 7 (tie) Bryant 26. White Hall 19 Watson Chapel 26, Fuller 6 SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Dexter 23. Illmo-Forntelt 0 Hayti 40, Chaffee 0 Jackson 52, East Prairie 0 Portageville 18, Maiden 0 Sikeston 27. Caruthersville 7 Charleston H, Kennett 0 Cape Girardeau 13. Cairo 13 (lie) Poplar Bluff 21. Piggott o Boston 'College 14 Richmond 7 Chattanoo??, 9« Abilene Christian 0 Duke 14 Southern Methodist 7 Detroit 22 Wichita 1 McPherson 46 Concordia (Neb) Kearney (Neb) 21 Midland 6 Doane 43 Wai'f.c (Neb) 12 Iowa Weslcyan 34 Central (la) 0 Olathe, Kas., Naval Air 35 Centra (Fayctte) 6 Ft. Hays (Kas) 13 Southwestern Kas) 13 Emporia State 7 Washburn 6 Baker (Kas) 6 College of Empori (tie) Culver-Stockton 7 Tarkio 0 Sterling-(Kas) 32 Bethel (Kas) 19 Kirksvllle (Mo) 19 Western'Illinois 0 Concordia (Minn) 21 Hamline 7 Southern California 31 Northwest ern 0 Ha wail .21 Lewis and Clark .-,—.. biiiui.* cii«i i;iUU, lOUllQ Jin « n<l w: I LiK\\ ib Slid L/iarK JL\i themselves In the Dixie Series to- Colorado State 20 Colorado Mines day after one of the biggest come- " backs in league history. They whipped the Mobile Bears 6-3 last night with a late Inning display of power hitting to win the playoffs and advance Into the Dixie Series against Shrevoport, La., the Texas League winner. Memphis and Shreveport will open a best four of seven series in Memphis Sunday. Appllng said he probably would start either Frank Blscan, s lefthander with a 17-0 regular season mark, or veteran Woody Rich, who ended UD wilh 13-10. Memphis moved from the cellar in July to win * sudden death playoff with the .Pels, then took four straight from Chattanooga and beat Mobile 4-2. Hughes Blanks Burdette 34-0 HUOHES—The Burdette Pirates saw their victory string go up In smoke here last night BS an alert Hughes team walloped the Pirates by R 34-0 score. The Pirates scored only one touchdown and It was nullified by a backfield in motion penalty. The Pirates, making their worst showing of the season, were never in the ball game after.that. Maine produces three-quarters of then lueberrtes In the United States p.nd 50 per cent of berries. canned blue- To the Aztecs an ear of corn tasted best If full of borers, says the National Geographic Society. W L Pet. OB Now York ....... 04 58 Cleveland ....... 51 61 Chicago ......... 80 72 Philadelphia . ...78 74 Washington ..... 76 Boston .......... 7G St. Louis ......... G3 CENTER STRENGTH - The Chicks this year arc pretty well fixed at center strength with Danny cobb (above), a 170-pound sophomore filling in behind letterman Leon Frivett. Cobb lettered with the Pnps last year and should get In enough time to letter .for the Chicks this Jail. (Courier Neil's Dioto) Caruthersville Is 40th Victim of Sikeston CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. - The Caruthersville HiEh School Tigers became the 40th straight victim of the powerful Sikeston Bulldogs Axst night, as the Bulldogs beat out a 27-7 victory in" a gome played at Sikeston. ' AMERICAN LEAGUE 70 76 83 60 102 .618 .599 3 .526 14 .513 ie .600 18 .SOO 18 .414 31 .329 44 NATION A I/ l.F.AGVK W L Pel. Brooklyn D6 50 .632 New York 02 60 .604 St. Louis 88 64 .570 Philadelphia . ...85 67 ChlCBRO T5 17 Cincinnati C8 84 Boston 63 89 . .. Pittsburgh , .41 111 4 8 .550 11 .493 21 .447 28 .414 33 .270 55 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS Amerk-an League Boston 3 Washington 1 New York 5 Philadelphia a innings) night. Chicago I) St. Louis 2 (night) Ojlly games scheduled Wilson Beats Harrisburg On Late Score WILSON—Wilson High's Bulldogs scored a touchdown In the last three minutes of play last night to i defeat Harrisburg 25-21 at Harrisburg. The win was the second in a row for the Bulldogs who now have two victories against one tie. Trailing 21-18 with the clock showing less than three minutes to go Terry Robinson sprinted 30 yards behind good blocking for the Bulldogs' winning tally. The extra point try wasn't good but it wasn't needed. Wilson drew first blood In the opening quarter when Grant took-a pass from Robinson and scampered Into the end zone. T'he play carried for 55 yards. But late In the second period a Wilson punt was blocked Inside the Bulldog's 10 yard line »nd Burnett. | Harrisburg back, fell on the ball for a touchdown. Long got the extra point and Harrisburg led at 'halftime 1-«. In the third quarter. Grant scored again for Wilson climaxing > sustained drive that started at midfield. The Bulldogs scored' again before the period was up when Robinson, behind perfect blocking, went 10 yards on an end sweep. Harrisburg's last two touchdowns came in the final two periods, the The win over Caruthersville was the Mth straight win for the Bulldogs who haven't been beaten In four years. ' And the loss was a costly one to the Tigers. In the third quarter Joe Franks, the Tigers' quarterback and passing ace broke both bones In his right wrist and probably will be lost to Caruthersville for the remainder of the season. It didn't take the Bulldogs long to get their potent offensive attack to rolling goalirard. Eight plays were all that were necessary for Sikeslon to score its first touchdown with Bowman plunsing over center for the six pointer. Joyce added the extra point. * The Bulldogs scored again before the quarter ran out. After a series of bad Caruthersville passes the Bulldogs were again on the Tigers' 30. Bohannon ran to the 15 and Dunaway took it ovor. Again Joyce's kick from placement was good. A fumble recovery set up Caruthersville's lone touchdown The Bulldogs fumbled on a punt return and Caruthersville recovered at the Sikeslon 17 from where Franks passed to Cunningham for the score. A Franks pass to Cromer got the extra point. The Bulldogs got their third touchdown shortly before the half when Tyrone circled left end from H yards out to fcore after Dvui- nway had setup (he play with a beautiful 36-yard gallop. .Their final touchdown came toward the end of the final period with Baker plowing over from six yards out. Starting lineups: Cast.leberry. Dyer, Sterns. Duke, Pinkstaff. Bailey, and Stewart. Caruthersville — chilton. DePrlest, B. Johnson and Gallion. National League Brooklyn 8 Boston 4 New York 8 Philadelphia 0 St. Louis 10 Chicago 3 (night) Cincinnati 5 Pittsburgh 0 (night) TODAY'S GAMES American League Now York nt Philadelphia Blackwell (1-0) vs Kellncr (12-13) Cleveland nt Detroit Rozfic (0-0) Chakales (0-1) or Jones (2-3) vs Trucks (5-18) St. Louis nt Chicago Cain (12-Bi vs Grissoni U1-10). Washington nl Boston Porterfield (12-14) vs Trout (10-11). National League Philadelphia at New York Simmons (14-8) vs Corwin (S-l). Boston nt Brooklyn Jester (2-5) vs Black C15-3). ' Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Friend (6-17) vs Ferkowski (12-9). Chicago at St. Louis Rush (1613) vs Miller (6-2). Troy Gets TKO V/in Over Sandy NEW YORK W - Undefeated Willie Troy today sought a shot at either Paddy Young or" Ernie Durando following his tenth round technical knockout of Randy Sandy. The .clnssy, 20-year-old middleweight from Washington, D. C., scored his 16th victory and llth kayo last night when he halted Sandy in 39 seconds of Ilio last round of their nationally telecast bout at St. Nicholas Arena. Troy, who outweighed his slender rival, 154'.i to 151',' 2 , floored Sandy twice with (eft liooks to the jaw. Sandy was down for no-count in the third and for nine in the eighth. But It was Willie's body blows which wore Sandy down and forced referee Harry Kcssler to stop the one-sided fray. Harrison High Routs Osceola In First Game The Dragons of Harrison Negro High School opened their 1952 sea son in a big way last night, trouncing a weak Osceola team 64-0 in n game played nt, Holey Field. The Dragons scored a touchdow. in the early minutes of the game with Brawner going over on a quick opening play ai)c! from there o: there was no stopping the Blythe ville team. Brawner accounted for three Blythevllle's touchdowns. Long got three and passed to Williams for two more and Dell got one six pointer. Pcttigrcw scored all the extra points. Next week, the Dragons arc scheduled to play Conway at Conway. Starting for the Dragons were Dell and Williams at ends; Sanders and McCullough at tackles; Clark j ami Morris nt. guards; Pollard »l of Champs Sew Up Fourth Flag with 11 Inning Win By RALPH RODFA' Assotlated Press Sports Writer World Series for>s,'for the first time in five years, will he well rested when the 1952 classic opens in Brooklyn next man pitched the Boston Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over Washington and 8aul Rogovin hurled the Chlcaso White Sox to a 6-2. two-hit triumph over St .Louis. Tile Dodgers tuned up for the scries by beating the Boston Braves 8-4. In other National League games, the Giants trounced Philadelphia 8-0. Cincinnati downed Pittsburgh 5-0, and St. Louis swamped Chicago, 10-3. center; Strickland at quarterback; Pettlgrew and Brawner at halfbacks and Long at fullback. Wednesday. The New York Yankees made*- Ihftt certain last night when they defeated the Philadelphia Athletics 5-2 In n iunlnfs to clinch their fourth straight American League flag and Uieir ISth in the last 32 i-cnrs. The Dodgers have been taking tiling easy sines Tuwrlav when they nailed down the National League pennant. Not since 1047 when the Ynnks ind Dodgers breezed home have pennant rnce.s in both leagues been decided before the final bell. Last year the Dodgers and New York Giants wound up the regular season tied for top honors and the 1 miracle Ginnta went on to cop a best out of three playoff series to win the pennant, in 1050 Philadelphia clinched the National League pennant on the final day of the season. In 19« both the Yanks and Dod- eers won their pennants on the final d/iy of the season, in 1948 Cleveland captured the American League pennant by beating Boston In a one game "sudden death" playoff for the title. Tied Rare Record The Yanks tied a rare record in ngginR their fourth straight championship, only other teams to win four consecutive chamuionshlps were John McGraw's Giants of 1821-24 and Joe McCarthy's Yanks of 1936-13.10. Billy Marlln was the man of the hour for the Ynnks. The scrappy infielder singled with the bases loaded and two out In the llth to break a 2-2 tic that enahled the Yanks to take the marbles. A third run scored on an error. Yesterday's triumph gave the Yanks a three-game lead over the runncrup Indians and made it Impossible for the Tribe to overhaul Ihe Bombcr.s. as'both teams have only two games left to play. In the only other American League games, rookie Hershcl Free- Luxora Downs Lepanfo 13-0 Panthers Pound Out Upset Victory in First Home Showing LUXORA— Luxora's up and coming panthers served notice here ye»- terdny that they are to be reckoned with as they humbled a favored Lepanto eleven 13-0. The Panthers, in complete charge throughout the afternoon, racked up touchdowns in the first and fourth quarters and were never seriously threatened. Luxora's first touchdown came v.-hen the Panthers took the opening kickoff, and marched straight down the field for £0 yards. Ray Tate. plunging fullback, carried over from the eight on R line smash. The conversion attempt Jailed. The remainder of the first hilf was played in Lepanto territory with the Panthers threatening on two other occasions only to be turned back by a Etout Lcpanto detente. The Panthers started another sustained drive late In the minutes of the final stnnza. Towles scored the six pointer from the one . yard, line and Ray Tate converted. Lepanto's only offensive punch got going with the kickoff moving from their own 20 to the Luxor » 35. .Lcpanto's only offensive punch got going with the kickoff moving from their 20 yard line to the Luxora 35. There the Panthers 'tighten- ' ed vp and took the hall over on downs. The game ended with the Panthers moving once more to the Lepanto 30. Luxora made 15 first down* to Lepanto's 5 In a conservative ground game. Luxnra Smith, , Bennett HolHnger .... Cunningham Barch Bradberry ... Stovall Gentry ,v... B. Tnte . Towles R. Tate TJ.E . C. .. R.O. R.T. R..E. Q.B, "L-.H: H.H. F.B. Lepftnto ... Anderson Prwley — Ma,wy McLaughlln .... Stewart Nichols .... C. Ry»n .,.. -I!. .Ryan .. T 1 . Nichols . B. NMlol! Glover Sikfsl.m Tanner Glmlin Smith Joyce Shell __ Zlcgenhorn - n iHohannon 30 Nixon Baker Dunaway Bowman LE LT r.a C RG RT RE QB LH .RH FB Canillitrsrllle Cromer I Gregory Greer Jordan Going I Me Gill i Cunningham j Franks j Hughes j Summer > Craven • : .7 " craven Substitutions: Sikeston — Mathts. first on a 45 yard drive with Burnett plunging over and the second on a pass interception. DON'T FORGET! The Big American Legion MEMBERSHIP KICK-OFF MEETING Sunday, Sept. 28th Church — Dinner — Business Wonderful Program SPECIAL ATTENTION to: Membership. Korean Veterans arfd C. I. Claims. Bring us jour problems! , ALL SERVICE MEN INVITED BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Sept. 29 8:15 p.m. RETURN TAG MATCH Two Referees — No Disqualifications AUSTRALIAN ROLES Roy and Joe Welch vs. Bill Canny & Red Roberts Adults 50c—Children 15t Alto 2 1-Fall Marches 30 Minute Time Limit Roy Welch vs. Canny Joe Welch vs. Roberts NOTICE Mr. Quentln Slill, of the Still Gin Company, SteeJe, .Missouri, been appointed as mannger of the Mid-South Chemical Company Anhydrous Ammonia plant at Yarbro, Arkansas. This plant is located i/ 4 mile west of Highway 61, one mile north of Yarbro, Arkansas. Mr. Still will be glad to supply the farms of the Wylhcville, Yarbro, Holland and Slec! areas wilh their requirements for Anhydrous Ammonia Nitrogen. Please Phone Mr. Still at Still Gin Company, Stccle, Missouri — No. 153 or 10-F-4 — for your Anhydrous Ammonia requirements. MID-SOUTH CHEMICAL CO. 1235 Riverside Drive Phone 35-1681 Memphis, Tenn. Levee Taxes DUE OCTOBER 1 Will Be In Blytheville at Courthouse Oct. 1st thru Oct. 18 Osceola at Courthouse Oct. 20 thru Oct. 25 See me there or mail your check (wilh exchange) or money order (without exchange) to me at Wilson, together with your Tax Statement. 19 ^ / fj^inilij f . ,.. /rfttnmel Levee Tax Collector Ik>x 358 Wilson, Ark. KELLEY'S Your Friendly Shoe Store R. C. FARR & SONS Distributors Fuel Oil Kerosene Lee Tires PETROLEUM ( "Scrying fhe Public tor 20 Yean" 400 So. Railroad St Gasoline Tractor Fuel Lee Tirei PRODUCTS Phone 4567 Phon* 45G7

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