The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 24, 1952 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 24, 1952
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PKK8TX BtYTHEVlLLB (A**.) COUBIEB NEW! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, IWt Chickasaws To Take On Undefeated Southside Team Tonight Scrappers Haven't In l|i '• „. ,,„. i^ mmmmt ^mm I : ~ +- Scrappers Game in Past Two Years Blytlieyille High. School's Chickasaws face what is probably the best ball club on their 1952 schedule when they take on Memphis' Southside Scrappers at Haley Field tonight; has been set for 8 Game .time p.m. , Sauthside »I11 bring n I6-game win streak Into the Blytheillle contest. ;They were • undefeated last year when .they..won;, the Memphis city league championship and have won Why Would Charles Fight Cesar Brion? It's Calculated Risk, Talbot Explains to Fans By GAYLE TALJJOT ' NEW YORK </!'/ — Having given the ' matter long and serious thought, the only conclusion we have been able to arrl\e at concerning tonight's heavyweight ftsht at Madison Square. Card en Is that: Alphonse Wetll. the manager o! Rocky Mardano, still does a little matchmaking o n" the s Ide for the Inter, national Boxing Club. , •Perhaps It would be better to back up and start again, The tight. * 10-rounder, will ba between Ez- rard Charles, one of many living ex-heavyivetght champions, and Cesar Brion, a big. muscle-bound character from the Argentine who has been kicking around this country (or years \\llhout great distinction. , , ' Explanation The reason we feel the bout mcr- Ita-^shall we saj ?—Interpretation, Is that it seen in living rooms all around the country. Even If he is getting a free ride, the \tdeo fan • desenes to know what is going on, . and there Is likely to be s great deal of puzzlement when the home audience sees Brton spring Into v action. The'South American is, by common consent, one of'the most un- entertalnlng fighters yet. He Is what the trade knows as a spoiler, to use one of the trade's more delicate terms. This means, broadly speaking, specimen who. can't fight much, himself, and who refuses to let anyone else tight "Taking on a guy like- that," a well-knqwn manager once told Us, "Is like trying to fight a featherbed.'^ manager has any brains, he doesn't fool with them." The question which arises, then, Js jwhy the men who pilot Charles ever .let the Cincinnati ^cgro' got drawn Into such a match, and more especially when it Is to be televised nationally. ,- It's A Risk One theory, perhaps the most popular, Is that the Charles camp Is taking" a calculated risk. Etzard's stock is at a low ebb since he. dropped successive, disputed decisions to Jersey Joe Walcott and Hex Lnyne. If he Is to fight his way back ami ever "get a shot at Marciano, he must do something really spectacular. A knockout of Brion would fill the biir admirably. Nobody, has knocked out the lumbering vaquero, and JOB Louis had two tries during his so-called comeback campaign. During training, Ezzard has safd quite 'seriously that he Intends ^to stop Cesar; abruptly. Ezzard's: threat has brought only thrcatf laughs from Brlon, as well as from a large number of men are wise about the ring. The latter do not believe that Charles stands a chance of scoring a kayo. Even a clean cut decision, they say, would not enhance his position appreciably. A bad fight, a tug-and-haul affair such as Brion encourages, would be disastrous. And that, brings' us back to the original, or Wcill theory. A! has had two new phones Installed in his office since .Marciano won the title,' and the money Is being carried in tubs. •'Al ^Avould like Rocky to remain champion for a long time, and It would not be a,healthy situation for such an unpredictable fellow ns Charles to become the No. 1 chal- ienger. Leave us see If he can bury Cesar. ffom five opponents this year. On the other hnad, the Chicks have dropped contests to North Little Hock and Whltehaven this year. But they have shown steady Improvement since Ihe opening loss to North Little Rock and a strong Whltchaven team played a ' top game to lake last week's 13-8 victory. Coach Russell Mosley Is expected to show the fans more of his spectacular spread formation tonight. He unveiled the new formation last week and Red Childrcss, as the deep man, completed five straight passes, from It as the Chicks marched to their only touchdown. I.rxf 25 Coach Illckman Ewlng of Southside pointed out ^hfs morning that ho puts little stock In bis leom's long winning streak. "That was last year," the veteran mentor said, "We lost'25 boys off that team and have only two lettermen back. "Wo beat Mcsslck 19-0, but their great halfback, John .Barber, was Injured and didn't play, against ui. He would have scored ngainit us . Just how much Is anybody's guess." Coach . Ewlng. pointed out that his toughest games are still ahead —Tech, Central and Treadwell. I know Dlylheville has a good club. I saw them play Jackson . . that was a real good ball gamf, too." he staled. Tlie Scrappers hold wins over Humes, 7-0, CBC, 20-7, and East Ktgh, 39-0. , > "We bent Whltehaven, 20-14, in real close ball game," he said. The Scrappers run from' the T and Notre Dame box and 'rely mainly on a strong ground game. Weights Light John'Hunter, a Junior • fullback, has been their most consistent scorer .this .year. Coach Ewing gave Hunter's weight as 160. As Coach Ewlng listed his starters, his line will average 160 pounds and his backfteld 148 If these weights are correct, It would make Southside the smallest Memphis prep .team the chicks have ever faced. One new face may break Into the Chick lineup tonights-halfback Johnny O'Brien, O'Brien, a' lettermnn of last year, started practice just two weeks ago. He didn't.see'action'ngnhut While- haven last week, but may piny some defensive ball tonight. Otherwise the Chick lineup "is expected to be about the same. , Chlldress Bonnie Hays, Danny Edgmon and Tommy Mosley are lo be bnckfleld sttirleri. Ralph Snyder, 121-pound swlfllc, may break Into that alignment, however. Last week'. 1 ! ' addition of the spread gives the Chicks three basic offensive /formations^— Notre Dime box, spread and straight T. Chlldress and the speedy halfbacks, Mosley. Snyder and Edgmon are vital cogs of all three.. ' It was Mosley who . hauled In Children' toss for the touchdown against Whttclmvcn last week, while Edgmon did the only effec- Ole Miss Boasts Searing Offense, Weak Air Defense LirTLE ROCK (AP) — Ole Miss' Rebels, who'll constitute t h e opposition for the Arkansas Razorbacks' final 1952 appearance in War Memorial Sladinnvnere tomorrow af- ornoon, are heralded for a searing offense which lias elicwecl up 369 yards a game tive running ngaiiiit Whitehaven line ' Probable Starters: a strong Southside Cross Bonner Roseberry Brown Blckcrstaff Beckett f?ose Mathl* Kothe Till Hunter Pos. LE LT LG C RO RT RE QB HU> HB PB Blyfhevfllt Holland Crlner Garner Privctt Michaels Hodge Ollbow Chlldress Edgmon Mosley Kays Missco Cage Officials Meet The Mississippi County Basket- tall Officials Association will hold Its first meeting of the 1052-53 school year Monday night In. City Hall here. Roy Stobaugh, association' president, said that the meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Officers for the coming year wll be elected at the meeting, Mr. Slo- baugh said and basketball rules changes will be discussed. The officials also will discuss plans for their annual rules clinic for coaches and players of teams In the county. .OSCEOLA SEMI.N'Of.KS OF '52 — Having won two and tied one, Coach Dukle Speck will take the above squad of Osceola Seminoles tonight to Portageville, Mo., where they will meet Vic Reaves' strong Bulldogi, who are undefeated. They are (front row, from the left) Phillips, Fleming, Lindsey,'Stillwell, Burc'h, Watson; (second row) Oobte, Shelden, Rogers, Harlan, Ttiomason,' Alexander, Shoemake; (back row) Little, Nunley, Cole, Hill, Warhurst, Dunn, Canlrell. (Courier N>» ( Photo) By' CARL BELL Football Slate Looks Like Bowl Prog ram as Top Teams Square Off By OKLO ROBEETSON- NEW YORK (AP) — An Intercollegiate football program that would do credit to the annual post season bowl competition on J an. 1 will be presented tomorrow as six of th« nation's top 10 teams meet head-on. Californli, No. 4, clashes with Southern California, No. 1, In a gaire that may go a long way towards deciding; the Pacific Coast Conference representative In the Ros« Bowl. Duke, No. 8, generally regarded i lh« king-pin: of the Southern Conference, tangles with Virginia, No. 9, best of the: Southern Independents. And .UCLA, also very much In the.running for the Rose Bowl, lakes on loth-ranking Wis- TV Game Homecoming For Stumbling Illinois By JKKKV LISKA CHAMPAIGN, 111., (AP) t — Illinois vs. Purdue,>the Big Ten's buffeted defending champions against a powerful consin, Ihe Big at Madison. 10 title favorite, But they can support their alack with nn adequate defense mt has been virtually airtight on le ground, If a little leaky up l the air. While (hey have one of the outh's finest passers in Quarter- ack Jimmy Lear and nearly every nan In. the backfield .is capable f throwing on occasion, tbe Rebels lave depended primarily on/ fast nd powerful! rushing attack. Miss- sslppl's backs have averaged 4.4 /arts per run In winning three •times.and tying two this season. The starling backfield has done even belter than that. Halfbacks Vllson Dillnrcl and Dick Westerman have averaged 5.7 and 5 yards, cspecllvely; fullback Harol Loten has a mean of 5 4 yards, and >car, rated as Ihe niftiest running quarterback ; In the Southeastern Conference, has averaged 4 yards. With all the Rebel ball messengers doing so well, IL's obvious (hat Ole Miss' big and'speedy line IP apart the opposing forwards — a fact that promises a busy afternoon for an Arkansas tne Jhnt gave up 388 yards In si -week's Texas game. Despite lite fact that they have our attacking formations to confuse, the defense, the Ranorbacks apparently will have !to use the airlancs frequently lo move against Ole Miss' defensive platoon. Memphis Slate, Auburn, Kentucky, Vnndcrbllt andTulane could average only 119 yards rushing against the Hebs On Ihe other hand, forward passes have penetrated the Mississippi shield for 144 yards per game. And Arkansas will have all three of Us passers in Ihere tomorrow. Lamar McHan, sidelined with „ knee Injury .when the Porkers were trounced by Texas, returns to alternate between quarterback In the tight and split-T alignments and fullback — or tailback — in the deep and spread T's. When McHan Is at full : O r out of the game, Bob St. Pierre or Ralph Trolllelt will be pitching from quarterback. Forrester to Start There was nn Indication that the Razorbacks plan to make full use of their alrguns when Conch Otis Douglas announced that Ron Forrester, whose pass snagging gave Arkansas a win over Okla homa A. & M., would replace Jerry Bogard at left end. Also, availability of McHan fullback will permit handy-man Lewis Carpenter, the team's No. receiver, to go to right end, where he'll be in belter position to work into the clear. Coach Johnny Vaught of the favored Misslssipplans says "Ar kansas' personnel may be the best we'll face all year." Douglas said Ihe Porkers "will really have to play football" to win The game will be the first meeting between the neighbor Btate rivals since 1947. Arkansas has won 10 of .the 15 past tilts. There hasn't been a lie In the series. A crowd of about 30.000 — Arkansas' largest of .the' year — Is expected. The klckoff will be at 2 p.m. Pair and warm weather is forecast. Probable offensive starters; OLE MISS Slay Trnuth Gary Beatty Caldwell Gilbert Howell Lear Dlllard Westerman Lofton Pos. ARKANSAS LE Forrester LT Roth LO Marshall C Watkins RG ^Dumas RT Graves RE Perry QB McHan LH Troxell RH Button FB Carpenter Osceola to Bootheel; Others Play at Home Wisconsin Is Ihe only one of the sextet that has lost a game. The Badgers have, a 31 record. All of the others, except Virginia, are each undefeated In five games. The Cavaliers have won all four of their outings. The remainder of the lop 10, with Ihe possible exception of 'top- ranked Michigan State, take on what figures tp be comparatively easy competition. The Sparlans with a 4-0-slate : play host to the Nlttany Lions of Penn stale, who have 'only a tie ' with Purdue to spoil an otherwise- perfect five- game record. Texaa n. I.SU Maryland,' No.' 2. "pl&ys host lo a weak Louisiana state (2-3).eleven while Oklahoma, No. 3, tangles with Kansas state In a; Big Seven Conference • fray. Georgia Tech's Ramblin' Wrecks,,No. 5, goes after its sixth straight, fourth in the Southeastern , Conference, w'i t h Vanderbllt, (1-2-2) as the opponent. And If the games among the lop 10 are not enough to satisfy you, there are such encounters as Pennsylvania - Navy, - Purdue - Illinois. Holy Cross - Syractlse, Kansas- Southern Methodist, Minnesota- MlcWgan, North Carollna-Notre Dume, Princeton Cornell, Stanford- Washington and Ohio State-Iowa. From an audience standpoint, the Purdue-Illinois contest is "the" game. It is the game approved by the NCAA for nation-wide telev sion, Purdue, unbeaten In the conference snd with an overall record of 2-1-1, also has designs on the league title and a trip to the Rose Bowl. Osceola-Portageyille OSCEOLA — Osceola's Seminoles, fresh :from a 34-0 homecoming win over Parkin last week, go after their third \Ictory of the season at Por- ageville, Mo., .tonight. Coach Dukie Speck's aggregation low has a record of two victories, :hree losses and one tie A victory tonight will bring them, to the .500 nark. But a victory tonight will have :o come the liard way. Portageville Is one of the strongest .teams in Southeast Missouri this year and may prove. too much for Speck's graduation-weakened SemlJioles. Coach Speck ran his team through Its flnal piices yesterday in preparation for th'e game.- He listed Don- nle Dunn,' the Seminoles' Injured fullback and big ground gainer, as aOTTHO m »0f* we. LOWSvau. nr, ELECTRIC BLANKET SLEfPING COMFORT Sleep betler . .' . waKe ., refreshed with a new automatic Electric Blanket. Many style, and tolors to choose from. Se* roar dealer t«t»j| Ark-Mo Power Co. football action in Southeast Missouri this weekend. Poplar Bluff and Caruthersvllle are old football rivals and this will add more spice to a game that Is always hard fought. Coach Cross ran his Tiger squad through light drills yesterday", • climaxing a week of hard preparation drills for the Poplar Blufl tilt pretender, to'the .throne, is tomorrow's football dish for TV- viewing fans across the nation. It's homecoming for the Illini, so^ despite the national telecasting of' he contest in .cavernous Memorial Stadium, a sell-out crowd of 71,000 will be; on hand. The wizards of odds'apparently ent to print before - the Illinois lospital list was published, so the :llim rate a one-touchdown favorite over•« Purdue team which has lost only to Notre Dame In four startts. Watch Passes • Injuries especially have weakened Illinois In pass defense, a department that probably will be busy as Purdue's Dale Samuels tries'to out- aitch Illini Tommy O'Connell. A back Injury against Minnesota probably has ended the career of All-America safety Al Brosky, while mini defensive backs Stan .Wallace and Ken Miller will perform with ailments. Purdue enters the game bracketed with Minnesota and Michigan at the lop'of the Big Ten heap, each with a 2-0 record. The Boilermakers disposed of dangerous Ohio State 21-14 and trounced Iowa 41-14 in their two league starts.' Illinois struck out twice In two conference tries, bowing to Wisconsin 20-6 and Minnesota 13-7.' A victory over Illinois "would'give Purdue some debating material with Wisconsin; should those .two teams wind up in a deadlock for the title and a Rose Bowl bid. They do not. play ea'ch other. In their one other'start this season, the Boilermakers were tied by Ferin state' 20-20 In an opener. There will be one thing hanging heavily, over Purdue's head tomorrow. The following weekend, the Boilermakers must, take on the nation's No. 1 team, Michigan state Hollinon Soys His Program Will End Korean War PHILADELPHIA. «r) — The 'Progressive party candidate for prest- dent, Vincent Hallinan, says the solution to ending the Korean War rests on his two point program. Campaigning" in Philadelphia last night, the San Pjancisco lawyer told a rally, a cease-fire should be negotiated with the Reds and then the question of prisoner exchange should be negotiated by civilian representatives of all countries Involved in the war. Mrs Chorolla Bass of New York, the party's vice-presidential candi- " date, predicted the party will «. ceive a-big vote in the Nov. 4 elections because "Americans are dissatisfied with the campaigns, platforms and candidates of th« major parties.™ Turkey Call Starts Today YBLLVTLLH (^ _ The seventh annual National Turkey Calling contest began here today. Included to the two days of th« contest, besides the turkey calling, are n turkey "trot" «nd a turkey "toss." About 5,000 people are expected for the-festival. The actual turkey calling will bo ihe concluding event tomorrow night and about 15 entries from six states ore expected to compete. - starter in tonight's doubtful game. Dunn was injured Oct. 3 in the Bartlett, Tcnn., game and has been Idle since. Poplar Bluff-Tigers CARUTHERSVILLE—The always tough; Poplar Bluff Mules ' Invade Caruthersville .tonight to test Coach Reel Cross' Caruthersvllle Tigers In - game that will highlight prep for the love of V«t* for EISENHOWER M< NOON Political Advertisement P»l<] for by . Citizens For EisenhoWer Committee US E. Mai- St Fho,* ,: Jam» Hill, Jr., Chalnnaa Wil- fifth Wilson-W. Memphis WILSON-Coach Bill Yates' m Bulldogs go after their victory of the season here tonight against the Blue Devils of West Memphis High School. The Bulldogs, defending ^District 3B cliampions. ran their season record to 3-1-1 last week with a victory over Keiser. The only game they, have ,- lost ;his year was a 20-6 verdict to the Earle Bulldogs. They were tied 6-6 by Lepanto In their season opener. Shawnee-Trumann JtHNER-^Shawnee's Indians will try for their third win- of the season here tonight when they take on a good Trumann team. The Idians are in good physical AUAS *ECOtJDITIONE Eucrnoi Card Franchise to Go to Housttfri? HOUSTON, Ten., (Jf) — , A report that a group of wealthy Houston people had made an offer to transfer the St. Louis Cardinals to Hous- ton'drew a "No commentjiiow™ from Fred Saigh, president of the National League club. But Saigh. siid, "I may have something to say about It later." Saigh ha* been in Houston study- Ing the dtuatlon of the Cardinal farm club In the Texas League. Recently..Allen Russell resigned HS president of the Houston club to become owner of the Beaumont franchise. The report, which had no official source, wa* that the deal Involved moving the 'Cardinals to Houston but not sale of the National League franchfse. •It said Uw offer included » 55,OOO-aeat stadium to be ready for the 19M" ieason snd that the offer would guarantee the Cardinals their.average earnings of the last five years over » five-year-period. shape after their victory over Crawfordsville:last week and .will be in top form for the Trumann game. Shawnee has lost two games and won two so far this year. The stadium would become the property of the Cardinals after 25 years. .The reported offer also included payment of damages for moving the Texas League franchise from Houston to another city and pay- en? of th« ment of Cardinal rental en man Park in St. Louis for term of the current,lease I — years. Saigh, who has been here sine* Tuesday, departed early today for St Louis 'Bronze Age' Relics Found' HOSSLARE HARBOR, Ireland (JP>—What, may • prove to be the largest concentration of late bronze age (500 B.C.) lake dwellings In Europe -outside Switzerland:, has been uncovered ' at Lough Gara County Rcscommon, Ireland. So far, 22 of these crannogs, or artificial islands where early men made their homes, ha\e been found. Also brought to light, are bronze.rings, tools ancVpots. The first discovery was made last summer, when the Irish government's scheme lor draining Lough Oara had been under way for 10 months. A wooden dugout 'canoe was found In the River Boyle near the lake outlet. A perforated stone sinker for fishing Was also found. Expert* says that pottery found 150 Tee Off At Texarkano TEXARKANA (/P, - A Held of 150 golfers headed by Defending Champion Raleigh Selby of Kllgore Tex, feed off here this morning In the qualifying rounds of the Ftour States Invitational Golf Tournament. Match play over the par T» Texarkana Country club course will begin tomorrow morning with th« quarterfinals carded In the after- " noon. The semi-finals are aet for Sunday morning with the 1 Sunday afternoon. . at Lough Osra has definite connections In Scotland and to Tork- shlre, England, and^ls believed to represent folk migration from «i» North European plains to the British Isles H»PPy h the yoong coup]* who start off with UM realization that a»ving» is an important part of every budget. Whe(h«r yo« want to savt for furniture . . . appliances ... or th* down payment Ml • horn*, consistent saving assures DEMONSTRATION i ATI AS STO«S, INC. 51* W«l Capitol l.lttle Rock I , J9.J5 "•"*»'«« * «. f. 0. *d<t,.H - BCM //..FIRST NATIONAL BAlVk ^?5*aB*a,. j.^^.'t- fit*! ,JL*\ NATIONAL &«**«: ™ft& BLYTHEVILLE 1.

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