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• MB T7Trt^(Tlfj-^i; rt Blytheville B's to Tackle Strong Luxora Here Tonight * BLYTHEVIMJ! (AHK.) COURIER The Beizbol Was Good; They Socked Me/ Allie The pnme, seconri ol the season Ace Bemoans Gome; Duke is Happy Revenge BROOKLYN, (.ft—Deep in Ihe re cesses of Ebbets Field, (he beaten New York Yankees came (o He' their wounds sfter the first garni of the World Series, while the jubl lunt Brooklyn Doiiers whooped I up fn (heir dressln room tor (hi «me they ciidn't figure to win. All dressjn rooms ale much »like after R World Series agme The steamy clouds, sweatin piny ers, and mobbin backAslapper in the quarters of the winner. Thi well-wishers, and "Wail 'III tomor row" guys trying to sooth th< gloomy vanquished. "I pitched a sloppy ball game,' said Allie Reynolds simply ns he hauled off his proud Yankee uni *orm. "That's all there was to It "I couldn't get my curve to mov In properly and they .locked me •jpven if we'd somehow manager Vto win, I'd have told you that be 'cause It's the truth." V On the first base side of Ebbct; Field, thins were humming, the birds were singing and all was well-In PlBtbiuh. For the first time after a first Kame In n World Series the beloved Bums could celebrate. For the first time in six series they had won the opener. "I won't hesitate to use 'him •gain tomorrow (Thursday) 1f we need him." manaegr Charley Dres- een was lellln the scribes. "And I may use him, too, In Ihe late innlns if It's a close ball •me." He was, naturally, talkln about the 220-pound Joe Black, drafted from the relief ranks to blow down the world champions as no rookie ever is expected to do. Most attention was focused on Black. Dressen and Duke Snltier, who belted one of Reynolds' pitches high, wide and handsome over the Bcorebard in center field In (he sixth Innin with one on to Klve Brooklyn the big lift. Reven* was sweet for the.Duke. He hit a slidin fast ball, he said, then added with a wide grin: "I got a big charge out of Jt, loo. in the first game of the World Series in 1949 Reynolds struck me out three times. I swore I'd get even, and I did today." That cloul Into Bedford Avenue was Snider's second hit of the nme. He had laced one high off the screen in right field In the fourth for a double, but didn't score. Just getting the range of course. Black, who had slarted only two »mes at the tail end of the National Leaue pennant race but appeared In 54 in relief, said he hnd pitched better ball than against the Yankees. "I've been faster, I know. Bu my curve ball was comin in Iheri pretty well and I had control couldn't ft my fast ball up aainsi the lefthanders. I don't know why "Nervous? Was I nervous? J'n always nervous out (here. Mj Itomach was full of butterflies " Casey Stenjel, trying to master mind his fourth straight world championship, also had • few words to say about Black. "He's every bit Ihe pitcher ev erybody said he was. I wouldn' want Io say if he's as good a< (Don) Neu'combe. He was in trou ble almost all the way, but he has pretty good control. You have to «s a reliefer." 01' Cose wasn't crying, but no laughs were delected, either. "I thouht onr side did all riht They fielded all riht. But vou can't uess the ball that goes over the fence. They got more home runs than we did." He was high on the sparklin fieldln of Billy Cox, Ihe Doders' third baseman. "There's not many players in all baseball history who've been abie to field better than him." But Brooklyn homers did the damage, and Reynolds admilted what all pitchers know about Ebbets Field. "You can't make any mistakes In this little ball park." he said. Cocky Dressen Crows After Bums' Victory By WILI, CRJlMSf.EY BROOKLYN I.fi-Even the mis- fans could find little to criticize n our "Beizbol" as played in the 1952 World Series. Commissioner Ford Trick's. "No rhubarb" order has made perfect .,'enllemcn ol the antagonists. No profanity. No beefs. No tantrums. You could almost henr Mickey Mantle say "Excuse me" when he lashrd Into the Dodgers' Pec Wee Reese at second In the fourth inning of yesterday's opening (jam* Jiee.se, severely bruised, didn't unit a gripe. Brooklyn catcher Roy Campa nella thought he was safe when called out stealing second In the second inning. He started to pro:est, then turned sharply and went buck to the bench. Gil McDollgnld of Ihe Yankees thrown out. at third on a great throw by Andy Pafko, Klnrtcd Io erupt, Red-necked, he started to- wnrd the umpire, then retired meekly. Pnfko himself thought here was fan interference on Mc- ?ouga!d's third Inning home rim lust, inside the sfnnds. Not n gripe, "The boys have been tola to watch (heir step and mind their •usinesV' said Brooklyn manager Charlie Dressen. "No flareups." Dressen Is Ceding prctiy good hese days, nnd he's not trylnc to hide It. > "They second-guessed me on my- magazine article Baying we wouldn't blow again and they sec- nd-ijuessed me on picking Joe Hack Io open. I guess this will Ix 'cm for H while." Caruthersviile Looks for Win Against Dexter CARTJTHEHSVILLE. Mo. _ Ca- ruthersviile High School's Tieer* will try to jet back In the winning column here tomorrow night when they take on Dexter. The Tigers lost two of their first three games this season winnine only from Haytl. Last week thev were beaten by powerful SikesUm and (h.ey lost to Portageville in tneir season opener. Caruthersville will be without the services of their quarterback and ace passer Joe Pranks in tomorrow night's game. Franks suffered a fractured wrist in the Slkeston game last week nnrt probably will be lost to the Tigers for the remainder of the season. The annual milk production fn the United Stales would fill a river 3000 miles long, 40 frel wide and 3 feet deep. Bees, In scheduled The Brooklyn Eagle's late aftcr- oon edition carried the bold front nge headline: "EXPERTS. DROP JEAFI". Then below: "Dodgers Vin Series Opener, -1-2." Chick-Jackson Game Will Start at 8:00 Coach Russell Mnslcv salil list nlehl that the Chicks' gumc will. Jackson, Tf nn., at Haley Field tomorrow night will start at llic usual time, 8 .p.m.. inMrnil n [ 7:30 p.m. as previously ndvcr- tlstrl. Conch Moslcy salil (hat because at the Cotlnn Ball which ivill foitcTT Mir, came he sought to siari the game 30 minutes earlier hut thai Jackson officials opposed (he time, change rlue to Ihc amount of travel Involved. In past years It has been the policy to start the game played the week of the National Cnt'tnn Picking contest early In order In allow fans in attend both the game and the Cotton Hill. Willie Pep Stili Ttfugh Boxer CHICAGO W> _ Willie Pep. the former brilliant featherweight champion, may not be Ihe fishier he once was but he's still a poised and efficient workman. The wily little glove artisan, obviously far removed from Ihe form that gained him one ot the greatest records In boxing history, had enough of his old class to pound out a unanimmw 10-round decision over rugged Armand Savoic last night at Chicago Stadium. Savole. Canada's lightweight and , for the Chick for 8 pm. The Dees will he looking for thel first win of the season In tonight's Bame. In their season opener the were defeated 22-7 by Burdette. Luxora conies to Blytheville /resh from a 13-0 upset win over l.epanto last week. The Panthers, who boast a fine array of ball carriers and a small but well-balanced line, are undefeated in two outlnRs, The B from Is composed mostly of first year players and boys fresh up from Junior high who need a little more schooling before Joining (lie Chicks' varsity. This is its second year of existence. Hun From Box The Bees this year employ the Noire Dame box nth-use, the same used by the Chicks, with Joe Bynum, Prnnk Fowler and George M doing most nf the ground work. Jackie Halstenrt, who missed all of last season with the Chicks due to a broken arm, generals the team at quarterback. Conch Fisher got his final pre- me look at his team last nlRht at a dress rehearsal under the lights of Haley Field. The session capped off two days of hard scrimmage work this week, Coach Fisher said he planned to start the same eleven he used nenlnsl Burdette in tonight's game Probable starting lineups- ItlyllicvlllB D. West B. Shellon H. Hrown J. Gee LE LT I.G C R- fUrmlnsham RO O. Panky RT J. Whlscnhunt RE J. Hal.stead QB F. Fowler HB O. StnnflcM HFi J. Byniim FB I.iuora Smith Bennett HoflinKer Cunnlnpbnm Barch Branberry Stovall Gentry B. Tate Towles R. Tate Warm Welcome Awaiting Rocky The Champ Returns To His Hometown BROCKTON, Mass. M>j - Wortrt P"w THUBSDAT, OCT. 2, I'Ai' HAi.r, <!AHK!Klls - Tills quintet ot' Papoose ball carriers also curry the hopes of Coach Harold Stockton lor another undefeated season. They are (from the left] Eugene Stephens, fullback; versatile Bobby Jones, quarterback of the Paps' split T., Charlei Abbott, pile-drlvlnj 1 half bat*Freddie Akcrs, shifty halfback who Is also a,, adept pass-catcher, and Kenny Isaacs, fullback The Tap backs are also sharp defensive operatives. (Courier News Photo). Papooses Put Perfect Record on Line Under Caruthersviile Lights Tonight Blvthpvitlc'q T>«T^~*n; ...jiv. - . Blytheville's Papooses, with a4- winning streak of nine undefeated, intied and unsporcd on games, "o- ng, go to Caruthersviile. Mo tonight In search of their loth per- ect game victory. The Paps haven't been defeated led or scored on since Nov. a. 1050 vhen the Osceoln juniors upset hem Q-0. They won their last game hat year by a shut out scor ".V The Associated Press ~j .. .,..„,, UULl ^u,^ The Southwest Conference open liuikcd six straight opponents in I cr —Texas Christian against Ark- 051 and have kept their goal line I "n-ws—and « heavy schedule of """"""' ""•"- " " ' mtciscrtional games featured by Hogs Sluggish as Work For TCU Nears End and aerial plays at Waco prepared for — - They want to ncrossed while heating kelser and Inrkcd Tree this yenr. The p/ipj go to Caruthersvilic to- Ight completely in the dark as to •hat la expect Irom the junior Tigers. They kno» nothing ol Ca- uthersville's record or what offen- Ive set up they employ. Jonen Is T Engineer The Junior crew spent Monday nd Tuesday in sharpening up heir sp)it-T offense which rolled case over Kciser and Marked irr., Rocky Tree. The of'tensc Is bit a"cund hejivyu-eight boxing "eTi •I*,,™' 1 "?* ^ *><"»•!"" »••"' handling- of Bobby" ^es for the first time since he. won the and the running ol halfbacks fted- crowii from Jersey Joe Walcott- die Akcrs and Charles Abbott ami his home folks are planning a ~ • - - welcome party he'll never forget. orge ™ s city of 62.000-^kno\vn around the world form He for tonight's tilt. plans to go with the ame starting lineup that he used in the Kciser nnd Marked Tree contest with Freddie Rounsnvall and Jimmy Bratcher at ends, Gerald Sny tier nnd Freddie Veach at tackles signments Coach Harold Stockton scut his junior tribe through Its final pre-- - 8 ame workout last night with a n shoe <nnrmfncUirmg Heht dress rehearsal and he pro center—is set to give its favori'.e I noimccd his squad In fine physic son a greeting with all the trim ' '" " ' minus. Rocky leaves New York's La Ouardia field at 3 a.m. (CST) an will land in Boston about an hou later, accompanied by his traine Charley.CioMman and former worl llBhtweiftht-.champinn Lou Amber; Marclnno ' watched the Brooklyn Dodgers whip the New York Yan kct-s 4-2 In yesterday's World Serlc opener at Ebbets Field. Nothing was left out of the plan for the big victory celebration. The included a Rfnnl parade, music speeches by the mayor nnd othe dlsnltaries—a real holiday spirit. Extra police details from neigh boring communities were asslgnei to help the Hrorktnn police with what Is expected to he a rccon crowd. Shopkeepers In Ihe downtoivi district arranged to rinse ths'.r door, during the festivities. School chil dren got the afternoon off to chee their sports Idol. After the day's gala events, thi homecoming program will be top pert off by a testimonial dinner a which the 28-ycnr-old battier ti-ll be given a SS.COO Cadillac. Corn cannot be grown In England except n« a green fodder plant. woliorweicht champion and a rough sivin^cr. prnbnljly summrn up the fight as well as anyone. Congratulating Pep in the winner's dressing room after the fight, he said: "XVillie, r sritess you were just, little too smart for me." NOW..TV too WMPT MON - ta if If III 1- CHANNEL 4 LATE NEWS public service brought io you your nearby Esso Dealer and STANDARD Oil COMPANY e the Texas-Nortre Dame tilt, occupied conference Elevens today The week end promised more football for the circuit than any similar period in the season All tennis expected to be In top shape by Saturday. At Austin, the Texas Longhorns went through their last hard practice scrimmage yesterday without the services of T. Jones. Stellar split-T quarterback. But Prank \fcrtina; Longhorn trainer, said the jspnrk of the steer offense, nursing a Charley horse this week, would be ready for the Notre Dame same Saturday. The (iefentjin champion T c TJ Horned Frogs, scoreless in their first two games of the season, had another overtime drill as they tapered off for the conference opener .iSninsl Arkansas,' Razorbacks The defensive platoon drilled against Rnzorback T-formatlnn attack while the offense spent its time on play execution and blocking as- ces . T. Turner and Jodie- Hall at the guards, jon Randle at center. Bobby Jones, miarterback, Freddie Akers and Charles Aboott at halfbacks and Eugene Sterjhens at fullback. This Kill be the Pups' first game on the road this ye.ir but next week they hit the road ngaln going to Paragtmld to play Puraeould's Bullpups. Chinese Study farming SAN FRANCISCO Wj-Tlie Chi S.VU Wants Punch Meanwhile, Coach Otis Douflas watched his listless Razorbacks loll throush scrimmage against TCU fonnntions. Douglas, w h o has threatened to resign unless hU charscs start "playing football," wouldn't predict the outcome of Saturday's game. "I Just don't know," he said. The Hogs have won one and lost one. Southern Methodist went through its scoring plays in search of a more deadly scoring punch for their game in Dallas Saturday night Georgia Tech. The Mus- 23 first downs - —t't reach - .._ they Washington Stale keep their ratin ____ „ as the Nation's fourth best passin" tc.im in the Saturday tilt. Coach George Saue-r Indicated stnrtln" assignments were still in doubt at some backfield posts. Signal drills were clown for Rice Institute's Owls today and tomorrow. They concluded the heavy work for their Louisiana state !?ame yesterday 30 minutes mnues or scrimmage. Coach Jess Neelv hasn't worked his team hard for the Tigers, observers noted. LSU is to arrive in Houston Saturday morning from Baton Rouge. The Texas Aagies practiced long and hard last night in their final workout before their Saturday night game with Kentucky. The Wildcats are to fly in tomorrow afternoon for a workout under the College Station lights. Meanwhile, the Texas - Notre Dame game looked more and more like an aerial dogfight. Word from South Bend said Conch Frank Leahy conducted a long drill en pass offense and defense yester day. The same thing has occupied most of Coach Ed Price's time Austin this week. Rumor: Holmes As Minor Pilot BROOKLYN (/P) — o ne rumor making the rounds at Ebbets. Field is that when the World Series is over Tommy Holmes, Brooklyn reserve outfielder, will be offered t manager's job In the Dodger chain possibly at Elmira in the Class A Eastern League. Hoirne.>. deposed as manager the Boston Braves in May ant signed by the Dodgers, last summer turned down a chance to manage Braves Hartford team In ve tests in the areas of worst reception across the country. Here's Whaf Zenith Quality Means proof pltfure tube. E and target K«w Ztalth "Tudor" labU KIM.-R. 17-icuh (HS !i<3. in. Come in NOW for your personal demonstration Proven Performnnct. New "K-53" jij developed a! c cost of nearly $1,000,000. Tetted ond proved the b«sl in oreai of worjt reception. 20% brighter ce. Refledfon- Fri«gp-lotV — . . . m New Effortfeff ?umng. Twning oil bul «limino|«d Sy Svper Automorfc Station Selector, trcelrcnie DUlonce Ad]ui(or permlH tation to ifalron without further ...in Built-tn Provision for UHF. Every Zenith ever io!d W built-in prcvilion for Iun«r Sftrot fo rrje«iV. n«w UHf ilolJoni with. out a converter or oddp:er. • . . In Superb Cdbinctry, FlawlcM cradi- wor;ihip acMevs* ihjnninQ additioni to your 112W. Main NITURE CO. Phone 3122 Osceola, Burdette Tangle Tomorrow BURDETTE - Osceola's Semmolcs, still lookinV for Umr f,«t w,n of Ihe 1952 season, come here tomorrow to take on Coach.Charley Sims' once-beaten Btirdetto Ph The seminoles, who for a number* " tue l " ot years have been the pride of Mis- \f t t I i i . I -<——t county's Class B teams, I VfafO f \i(lvlln*r wrecked by graduation lat|J|QICj Vf IllCrS Pick U. of A. And Jackson were wrecked by graduation last spring nnd this gam, heretofore considered Just a warm up for Co.ich Dukie Speck's Seminoles, Is expected to shape up Into a ding dong battle. The Pirates will be trying to Ret ba?k on the winning track after having suffered Ihpir first loss In three games last week. The Piratei, who hung up impressive victories in the first, two outings, were humiliated 34-0 by a strong Hughes team last week. Osceola has suffered three straight ior.ses. The Seminoles were trounced 44-0 by Wynne in their season opener and lost io Paragould 12-0 in their second game. Last, week they fell apart in the last quarter to lose to West Memphis. score. Proljabie starting lineups: Burdclte Garner Perkins .... Franks .... McDermott West Robinson ., Long , Gore Whalley ... Cable Pos, . L.B. . LT. I,.O. .. 0 . R.G. R. T. B E. Q-B. H.B. H B. F. B. Hogs Are Favored over TCU; Tennesseeans Liked over Locals LITTLE ROCK I/P, - Arkansas sports writers and sports broadcasters haven't given up on the Unl- M verslty of Arkansas foolbal! team s ;C-:2 | yet. despite two unimpressive performances. Ten of the 16 scribes and radio men «-lm picked winners in the weekly Associated Press poll this week chose the Razorbacks to defeat Defending Champion Texas Christian in the Southwest Conference opener at Ft, Worth Saturday night. TOT, of course, hasn't been doing pUher The F "°f s ha Osceola Cole — Nunlcy . Alexander Little Hill ... Harlan Thomason stilwell Cantrell ... Rose ... Dunn Wilson, Joiner Sauare Off in 'Traditional' WILSON — Wilson and Shawnee two of Mississippi County's most bitter athletic rivals, square off here tomorrow night, in a game that holds considerable interest among South Mississippi County fans The Bulldogs of Coach Bill Yates will be after their third straight victory while Shawnee will be seeking its second win. Wilson, defending District 3B champions, hasn't been beaten this year but It was tied by Lepanto. Sb.ivvnee has won one game and lost one. Wilson will be favored to cop the traditional game but the Bulldogs are not expecting an easy victory. The Indians ot Shawnee, although short in number and experience, boast a well balanced offensive attack under their new coach, R c Trussell. same league. Buzzie Bavasl. Dodger vice-president, said future plans concerm'n-* all Dodger players will have to wait until the end of the series •• *••»- *ivg3 imie lu&b both their games this fall, compared to Arkansas' 1-1 record. But TCU's competition has been stronger. . The majority of the forecaster! also like Texas over Notre Dame Kentucky over Texas A. & M., Baylor over Washington State, Rice over LSU, Georgia Tech over SMU and Southern state over Arkansas Tech In the college games holding the most Interest for Arkansas fans In the headline high school Sanies, they picked North Little Rock over El Dorado and Pine Bluff over Greenville, Miss. The only unanimous predictions this week were Little Rock over Hot Springs and Stuttgart over DeWitt. The forecasters were upset as badly last week as were many favored teams. They were right on 17 games, wrong on 16 for a batting average of only .515. For the season to date, the writers and broadcasters have picked 38 of 64 games correctly for a .404 mark. Other selections for this week: COLLEGE Mississippi state over Arkansai State. Ozarks oi-er Ouachita, Millsaps over Hendrix, Little Rock JC over Tarleton JC, Alabama State Teachers over Henderson, Arkansas A. & M. over Austin Peay. HIGH SCHOOL Benton over-Catholic High. Texarkana over Camden. Bartlesville, Okla., over Ft. smith, Fayeitevilta over Harrison, Rogers over Siloam V T/ , T i ne senes ' M " n - over Ha "'son, Rosers over Siloam tUille. Holmes Is hoping to play In Springs, Jackson. Tena, over Blv- the series. | thev . me . Cotton Ball DANCE Friday - Armory Hall -10 till 2 Colie Stoltz and His Orchestra -^ 12 Pieces and Vocalist -4- Gct your lickels and (able reservations NOW for ' Blylheville's Higgcst JJance . . . they're on sale at KIRBY BROS. DRUG; S2.50 per couple advance . . . $3.00 a I the door! BLYTHEVILLE JR. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Sponsors of the National Cotton Picking Conies!

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