The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 21, 1950 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 21, 1950
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE NTNB All AAissco Teams in Action This Week-AL Pennant Race Enters Last Lap 4 Tilts Scheduled " ~~ ~~ Within County Williams Offers Big Problem As Red Sox Prep for Yankees Chicks to Travel To Poplar Bluff; pawnee Hits Road Every one of Mississippi County's eight high school football teams get in the net this week as the county's 1950 football season hits its full stride. A total of four games are scheduled for tomorrow afternoon and night within .the county's boundaries with only Blythevillc's CWcka- saws and Shawnee's Indians traveling outside the county. : ' The Chicks invade Southeast Missouri for a game with the Poplar Bluff Mules and the Indians go to West Memphis to meet the West Memphis liluc Devils. Highlighting Class B play this week will be the tussle between Wilson's Bulldogs and Luxora's Panthers at Wilson tomorrow nieht This will be the opening game of the season far both teams. Tn Dpffiiil Crown The District Three champion Bulldogs will he beginning the defense of their district crown am they face a good possibility of losing It. Coach Roy Stobaugh's Bulldogs have been hurt somewhat b> graduation and will be weaker at a number of jxjsitions this fall. Luxora. too, was hit hard by grad uation but Coach Tye Adams' crew iccted to better its record of vvhicb. was six losses and •ies. Two games are on the slate for tomorrow afternoon. Burdette's Pirates, who did surprisingly well against Shawnee last week, will entertain the Tartans of Marion in their first home game. The Pirates are playing football for the first time in their history this year. In the other afternoon game, Dyess's Eagles, who boast a 1-1 record in two games so far this season, take on Trumann at Dyess. The "Eaples opened the season with a 6-0 victory over Keiser and last week suffered a 61-20 trouncing at the hands of Osceola's Scminoles, Osccola Has Brealcher By JOE REICHLER CLEVELAND, Sept. 21. Wj—Steve O'Neill ol the Boston Red Sox was confronted today with the biggest problem of his minigeruU career. The personable pilot has 46 hours* to mull over whether to pay or' bench his clouting but convalescing outfielder, Ted Williams, .when his charges engage the Yankees In a do-or-die series in New York Saturday and Sunday. UlllUJIL Ulit. 'is expectet lasi»ear • no vfctoric Osceola's Semlnoles have .another breather lined up for this week, taking on the Yellow Jackets of Kcl- f er at Keiser tomorrow night. Coach Dukle Speck's tribe is undefeated In two outings ant! Is a heavy favorite to make it three in a row tomorrow night. The Seminoles, one of the state's top rated Class B teams, trouncec Parkin 34-12 In their first outing j and ran roughshod over Dyess last! week. tojth .Blytheville -and. Shawnee stand good chances of losing on their trips this weekend. The Chicks take on one of the highest regarded teams in Southeast Missouri and. in all probability, will be rated even with the opposition for the first time this season. The Indians weren't too impressive In getting past Burdctle 27-6 in their first outing last week and will find West Memphis a little tougher sledding. The Blue Devils have for a number of years been tough in the B circuit and this year Is not expected to be an exception. O'Neill, now two down to the Yankees with but 10 games to go, rtnows he must sweep the two-game series from the league leaders or start thinking of next year.' Will Wijiams be a help or a hindrance to the final swing? That is :he question. Nobody can answer hat. Not even Williams One thing Is for sure. Ted hasn't helped much up to now. Except for his first appearance when he drove in the winning runs against St. Louis with a homer and three singles, baseball's number one hitter has been somewhat of a bust at bat. . Since then Ted has collected onlj two singles in five games. He hasn'l driven In a single run\ Still Bothers Him In fairness to the splendid splinter, the big fellow has been playing with an elbow that still gives hlrr considerable pain whenever he swings hard. Even from high up In the press box here, it was obvious that Wil liams was not taking his usua healthy cuts ye-terday as Clevelant was clubbing the Red Sox twice 3-3 and 7-1. Once, after fanning th areeze with a real Ruthian swing Ted winced from the pain and wait ed longer than usual before re-en terin gthe batter's box. Williams admits he "tiocsn have too much strength in it yet." 'I can hit some pitches, and others not at all." he said. "The pain more severe when I swing and miss." Williams did plenty of both yesterday. He fanned three times, got two walks, grounded out twice and filed to left field in eight tifnes at bat. Should Williams be benched, Johnny Pesky probably will be stationed at third base and Billy Goodman switched to left field. Pesky distinguished himself with two hits and twice as many stunning slops in the field In the second game yesterday. 'hlladelphU Boston Brooklyn New York St. Louis :incinnatl Chicago . PHUburgh Being Louis' Sparring Mate Is No Fun but Job Pays Well BT WILL GRIMSI.KV POMPTON LAKES. N. J., Sept. 21. W-Ifs not any fun getting banged around the ring by Joe Louis In practice, but, you eat well, * Thai's what the fpr.nlng partners say up here In this sylvan retreat where the brown bomber Is trailing for his comeback heavyweight title fight next Wednesday against Ezzard Charles, "Yovi can't, teat the hours," said Shamus O'Brien, a lithe. ISO-pound Sports Roundup BUCK FULl.KXTON New York E3etroit Boston Cleveland Washington Chicago . ... St. LouU . . Philadelphia SOUTHERN* ASSOCIATION" (Playoff) Atlanta 8, Nashville 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 9, Chicago « Brooklyn 7. Pitsburgh 2 St. Louis 1, Boston 0 .Cincinnati 4-2, New York 1-0 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 8, Chicago 1 Detroit 6. Philadelphia 5 Cleveland 6-7, Boston 3-1 Washington 12, St. Loui. 1 ; 7 Tnrlav's Game-SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION iru>off) Atlanta at Nashville night NATIONAL I.EAGOK .SI. Louis at Boston PiUburgh at Brooklyn Cincinnati at New York Only games scheduled NEW YORK. Sept. 21. (/D—One Question currently Intriguing some mldwe.steri) baseball experts: Is Jlmmie Dykes, who Isn't In a very comfortable spot with the Athletics, the No. J candidate on Cleveland's list of prospect* to replace Lon Boudreau next season? . . . And. while we're asking, who the heck has llred Boudreau already? . Another hint from the midwest I.s Ih&t Wisconsin may be the real "sleeper" In Big Ten football, . , Bar! Blalk Isn't exactly moaning but he remarks rather pointed!) that it's a lough job getting a loot ball team ready lor the season whe: minor injuries have kept three guys at one position from working out . . . Comment heard during the Browns-Eagles rout last Saturday: "What Phllly needs here is Kon- slanty." —Courier New* Photo MAIN COGS ON OFFENSE—The main cogs in any lootball t«m'B offensive machine is the center and quarterback. Working at pivot on offense for the Chicks this fall is J. c. Droke and doing the quarterback chores is Dick Reid. Both are leltcrmen from last year's snnad. In addition to his blocking assignments Reid also flips short passes from the T formation. Elbows Out in Offensive Blocking But There Is No Stopping Hoople Caruthersville, Hayti to Renew Grid Rivalry One of Southeast Missouri's hol- lef^football rivalries will be re" C W FrMny night when the Caruthersville Tigers and the Hay! Indians clash at Hayti. For the Indians, the all-important game will be their season'. op»ner and for the Tigers it wil be their second outing. The Tigers will be seeking their Fcrcmd win of the 1950 season and at the same time they will be out lo revenge the licking administered them last year by the Indians. Hayti defeated Caruthersville last year for the first time since the tAO schools have, been playing each other. And the Indians \vcnt on to win Soutneast Missouri's Little E:cht Conference title. The Tigers opened their season last week with a 31-12 thrashing of Portagcville. Portagevillc hits the road again this week going lo Malticn (or a Friday night game. Portageville boasted one ol the best, Warns In its history last year but appsar; considerably weaker this (ail. Portageville this year is a member of the Little Eight Conference and ts^me of the favorites to win the d^crence title. Six Southwest Teams Begin *lay Saturday DALLAS, Tc.x.. Sept. 21. W|— Southwest Conference football .earns today put finale polish on ilays they hope will pay off on he Scoreboard Saturday. Six of the seven learns—all but Rice—open the 1950 season this week. Arkansas' opener at Little Rock Saturday night, is against Oklahoma A. & M. Yesterday, the pre-season favor- tc. Texas, went through a long practice on pass defense and kickoff returns. There was no rough work. Texas meets Texas Tech Saturday. Rice continued to stress passing while Texas A. and M. brushed up on all phase of its attack. At Dallas. Southern Melhodis held a short defensive scrimmage The Mustangs also worked on passing and kicking. Arkansas went through a long defensive practice, while Baylo staged only a light workout. Texas Christian started lapertn 1 off yesterday with a running anc 1 passing dummy scrimmage. AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at Detroit Only game scheduled hils Get Boost; Zhurch Released : rom Hospital PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 21. |/Pj— 'he Philadelphia Phillies' injury- iciden pitching staff got a boost esterday with news that Emory Bubba) Church had been releas- d from Jefferson Hospital. The rookie righthander was .ruck below the left eye last Fri- ay by a liner off the bat of Ted {hi.szewski, Cincinnati first base- an. Four stitches and some plas- ic surgery were required to repair damage. Church sat In the press box as Crax Beat Vols 8- To Even Series ATLANTA. Sept, 21. M')—A co! tcge kid fraln Texas shoved Al lanta back inlo the' Southern As sociation playoff championship rac >y pitching the Crackers to a smoot l-l victory over Nashville last night. The U.S. Foirsl Service made 7,957 airplane flights in anti-forest fire work in 19«. - The puppet show gamed favor in England after the puritans banned fTve acting in 1642, tie Phils downed the Chicago cubs -fi and then donned his uniform or a post-game workout. Manager Eddie awyer said the 25- 'ear-oJd hurler may be able to iltch two more games before the ;lose of the National League season Oct.. 1. Thus far. Church has record ol eight wins and four asses. Another Phil rookie, Bob Miller, ,s out with a pulled shoulder muscle. In addition, the first place \V1iiz Kids have been getting along without the services of their ace efthander. Curt Simmons, recently inducted into federal service with his National Guard outfit. Wy MAJOR AMOS B, HOOPLK Father of Elbow-Saying Egad! Zillions of gentle readers, here is your favorite correspondent back again, In the pink (or another seasoti of successful football forecasting— har-rumph I What more appropriate way of teeing off, as we say in cricket, than a discussion of the rules changes for the year The fair catch is abolished. This will add zest to the contest. The number of time-outs has been increased from lour to five each haif, for each team, without penalty. Give the palpitating protagonists of the pigskin a. bit more leisure—hak-kaff! Use of elbows is curbed in offensive blocking. If you've ever been caught, inadevertently at a bargain sale, yovi know what we mean—haw! Tlie bJocker's hanil must be in contact with his body. In no block may the hands be locked. If you'l) pardon a bit of A pun, locking the hands seems to be thft key to the,^situation. Well, well! Now, lo get on with our prognostications, don't expect any startling upsets this week, fans. It would not astound this writer to find that results turned out ex- Klckofr Wake Forest vs. Boston College (Friday) Wnkft Forest's defeat won't be the last 'un. If Peahead acquires an accent from Baaslon. Oregon .State vs. Michigan State Michigan Slate will carve the Beavers Without the use of knives or cleavers. Yale vs. Connecticut TJconn Conn do Sad things to the Blue. Nortn Carolina vs. N. C. SUl« Neither team b in compliance But Carolina has the glanU. Southern Methodist vs. Georgia Tech The Methodists, wtth rote, Get this department's vote. mined Vol* U Charlie Gorin, a small, 22-year-old southpaw who has an almost perfect record since coming with Atlanta in August. With the final four-o(-scven series tied at one-»ll, the teams moved to Nashville to open a three-game aland tonight. H neither team Is able to take three straight in Nash- actly as herewith chronicled. You'll get the upsets later, and who but Hoople will lead the field in telling you all about them En advance? Here are the winners and approximate scores: Michigan Slate 20, Ore Stale. 13 Texas Christian 21, Kansas 14 Syracuse 20, Rutgers 14 So. Methodist 21, Ga. Tech. 13 Washington 26, Kansas Stale 7 Vllanova 19. Duquesne 0 UCLA 3S/ Oregon 11 Arkansas 14, Ok la. A. and M. I California 14, S»nia Clara 1 No. Carolina 20, No. Car. Sla. l: Ttllsa in, San Francisco 7 Duke 20, South Carolina 0 Ici»a Slate 20, Colorado 13 Virginia 31. Gco.' Wash. 13 Tale 20, Connprticut 7 r.afayctlc 7, Fnrdham 0 Kentucky 14, I.a. Stain « Maryland 13, Georgia 1 Colorado A. and 51. 20, Denver I vllle. the series The laci who' tripped the deter- lanta (or the finale. felurn to At- Nevada has more than 400 acre per inhabitant. Cooter Lions Plan Ladies Night' The Cooler, Mo,, Lions Club will lonsor a ladies night dinner and rogram to be held In the high chool cafeteria next Thursday eve- ing at 7 o'clock. J. E. Godwin, com- uttee chairman, announced this Lorning, All ely.b members and Lheir wives r women friends HA well us all nembers of the school faculty and rd of Kdncatlon and their hus- ands or wives have been Invited. The program will feature violin olos by John Swales, school musEc nstructor, and two duets by Patrick 3vans and Shirley Thomas, high cnool students. Kemper Bruton, member of National Cotton Council, »nd Floyd Hamlett, superintendent of schools vlll be. the principal speakers. Both Flemish and French are ol tidal BeUtan languages. and ShelU Now that Ihe Dodgers have hung out the ''wait till next year" sign the fans have begun whooping up for Tommy Brown, who ha been around since 1945 trying I earn a regular Job. . , . After send in? his Cornell footballers agalus Pcnn State In fl scrimmage ("w looked bad")/Lefty James predict that Rip Engcl'.s nsw team will siir prl.« a lot of folks. . . . The 50- year book of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, lo be unveiled during the December meetings, should offer ome Interesting reading unless the dltors get timid. . . . Al Lacombe, who learned the fight promoting msines-s In Iran during World War I, finally r has received his license n promote iii New Orleans unri of- 'ers Freddie Dawson vs. Irvln Steen x>morrow. . Cleaning the Cuff Future book Item: Observers say kJd named Worth Lutz, now lug- ing the plgBkln for Durham, N.C.. High, wW be worth lots to soma college In a couple of years, . . -In Texas they call McMurry College's Mr. Inside,. Floyd' Sampson, the 'poor man's Bronko Nagurskt.". Bobby Rlggs argues that the present crop 01 American amateur tennis players is as good as the crowd he used to play against. ... He also "hopes" Art Larsen will develop Into a good pro-prospect. . . . University of New Hampshire alumni are sponsoring an on-the-field barbe cue at the homecoming game Oct 21. . , They're unique In this re speci. says tub thumper Bill Stearns Usually at, about that time, th alumni be^ln to barbecue the coach N*-gro from New York who Is one of the four animated, punching bags In the Louis c'rnn. O'Brien works with the dytiamlte- f I.s ted former champion about two rounds n dny, He gets paW the stan- dnrrt ralo—$20 n round. At three minutes a round, that's $40 for six minutes or $400 AH hour which, carried further, amounts to $16,000 per 40-hour week, But Shamus Is a realistic RciUte- mai\ and ntlmlts be wants no port of Louis for nny sucli protracted period. "Six minutes Is plenty." he said, "if T w an'., to stay alive." O'Brien snid he Is'A!ways levelling when lies In there with the brown bomber and always trying lor a knockout. Got (o Put Out We got to put out all the way we don't keep our Jobs long," said. "We're supposed to do our est and expect the worst." O'Brien says bis best lo dale nd he was sparmate for both of lie champion's fights with Jerscj toe Walcolt—hns been Just lo hun he bomber a little, "I never knocked him down," he explained. "Me? He's given me plcn- .y of punishment/' \ The other sparring partners stood >y .yesterday, nodding agreement. They are George Felton and young Harry Wills, both of Los Angeles, and Baby Dutch Gulbcrtacm of Brooklyn. They were plckcrt because of their similarity In size and style with ; hnrle£. They are handled by George Nicholson, 39-year-old ring veteran who was Louis' No. 1 sparring partner for years before he became ns- ststnnt Iralncr. •'I fillers I boxed wltn the champ at lenst 1.500 rounds," George said. "I never floored him and he floored me only once. Yankees Leading By Slim Margin Tigers or* Trailing By Only'Half-Gam*; Red Sox Lo»« Two Bt RALPH FOP EN Associated Press Sp«rt« Writer The flnal chapter of the American League pennant race optna today and. Ukc a good "who-dun-lt, 1 * the solution is anybody's fu«M. Of the three contender*, the t«e- ond place Detroit. Tiger* «ppe»r t« be In (lie best position to uk« change. The Tigers play single (trflei today and tomorrow while the leafue- cndltiR New York Yankee* »nd th« lilirt-place Boston Red Sox »re WSle. Victories In both of theM gtmel will put the Timers In first place. In addition, the Tigers hnve another advantage as four of the Red Sox and Ynnks' 10 remaining gamen trc against each other. They start 10 knock each other off In the Yankee Stadium Saturday while th» Snead Tunes Up For Kansas City Open With a 64 KANSAS CITY, Scpl. It look: like Sum Sncnd, the nation's lead' Ing money winner, has a good chance to nilrt to hts bankroll In the Kansas city open golf tournament, starting today. He's round the 6,725-yard Mil hurn Country Club course to his liking. Yeslerdny I n n warmup round he shot a (14 to tie the cours< record. 'Par is T2. The Sulphur Springs, w. Vn.. pro however, has plenty of competition In the $15,000 meet. Gary Mldrtlccotf, who won the SI Louis Open Monday, turned In olid 67 in his practice round. Mld- dlecoff plays out of Ormond Beach F!a. Other entries Include Ed (Porky Oliver, Seattle; Jim Fcrrler, Sai Francisco; Lloyd Mangrum, Chi cago; Dutch Harrison. St. Andrews III.; Prank Stranahan, Toledo Johnny Palmer, Baden. N. c.; Mar Tigers nre in Cleveland. The Tigers entertain the Philadelphia,Athletics today with Freddie Hulchlnson pitching against little Bobby Schantz. A victory will shove the Bengals Into • flrst plies tic with New York. The Tigers then move to Cleveland where they Uk« on the Indians in the opentr of a three game series tomorrow ntjht. Tlgeri Keep P»M Detroit kept close on th« h«U of the Yanks yesterday by nosing out the Philadelphia Athletics, 8-5. Th» T ew Yorkers turned b«ck th« Chl- ago White Sox, 8-1. The Red Sox, owcvcr, suffered a severe 'jolt «» hey dropped a doubleheader lo tt» Cleveland Indians, «-! «nd 7-1. Ed Ford, 21-year-old rookl* Wt- lander, stopped the White Sox on hrce hits In hanging up his eighth Ictory without a loss for tht Y»n- «cs. The victors clubbed JUjr Scarborough and two relief pitcher*-for I hits, Including m home run by 311fl Manes and > triple bj Oerry Coleman. , nob Lemon antt Early Wynn cooled off the Red SOT, who had won 27 of their previous 35 gimem. Lemon scattered seven hit* In b»»- gltiB his 21st victory in ttw opener. Wynn allowed only five In postlnf his nth triumph In the finale. Th« Washington Senators .vwimp- ed the St. Louis Browni. H-7,' in the lone American League' nl(ht game. • , The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, moved a step closer toward winning the National League pennant. The Phils defeated the Chicago Cubs, 8-6, to pull T 1-2 tamei nhea dof the Boston Bravei and the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Brayen dropped Into a second place- tlf with the Dodgers by losing a l-» night game to the St. Loui« Cardinals. The Dodgers dumped tht Pitta- burgh Pirates, 7-7, Two home runs by Mike Oolia* and another neatirelief stint by old reliable Jim Konstanty featured th» Phillies' victory. The Cincinnati Reds upset th« New York Giants twice, 4-1 and J-0 behind Ewcll Blackwel! and Ken Raffensberger. ty Furgol. Albuquerque', N. M.; Chandler Harper. Portsmouth, Va.j Skip Alexander, Knoxvtlle. Term, Jack Burke, Jr., whle Plalni, ff. Y. First money Is |2,6CO. The tournament Is scheduled to end Sunday. DIAL 3391 FOR TEXACO HEATING FUELS R. M. T.OGAN*. Consignee Tank Track Salesmen: Ifenrj Thompson, O. 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