The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1950 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 3, 1950
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•ACT new (AUK.) cousnw 1 TUESDAY, OCTOBER Sawyer Probably Will Call On Roberts to Open Series , PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 3. (Al 1 )—Young; Robin Roberts, the Philadelphia Phi)*' life taver in the pennant clincher, probably will be Manager Eddie Sawyer's pick to face the New York Yankees' Vic,Ras'6Iii tomorrow in the World Series opener at Shib« Park. ' 8e,»yer may decide to go'with '•rHerari Ken Heintzelman, his grcy- thatchtd lefty, but most of the "cx- 'perU" figure Roberts a niust. A 'definite announcement was to b« 'maifc today, during ths Phils' final lpr*-«erlej> m-orkout In tills baseball- mad citj. (./Roberts, » stiong-nrnied 24-year- 'old kid, pitched 10 tiring Innings •:6ul«jay. But he worked with ' •";• (two.days rest some eight times this '•easbn: Last week he started w ..- *ne*day, Thursday and Sunday ga- itog 33 hinlng-5 in five days. The last »as his best, R classic job to irank with the masters. ; '.'.Roberts works better with two 'days rest than he dots with three," *aid Sawyer yesterday ! "I'm ready and I can go," said 'Roberts. ' No other pitcher on the slnlf, no 'matter how brilliant, could possibly •give the 13 to S underdog whiz kids ja- lift like Roberts (20-111 sitter Sunday's thrilling performance, t A 20-Game M inner ' In Roberts, their first 20-game 'irinner since Grover Cleveland Alex-, ander in 1917, the youthful Phils know they. have a stopper. They ,• they don't need too many runs ROBIN ROBERTS VIC RASCH1. 'to'win. And they haven't been getting too many runs lately, to put it mildly. , The Phils listened to Scout George Eamshaw's. report, on the Yanks yesterday in their own lock- er'room while the Yankees limbered iip briefly , at the Yankee Stadium In New York. Earnshaw followed the' Yanks through the west on their last western tour. He has an extensive "book", on each New : York hitter and pitcher. "Most of them are fast ball hitters," Earnshaw told the kids who know little about Joe DiMaggto, Yogi Bcrra and Phil Rizzuto except what they have read In the papers. The Players did not appear over"whelmed at the prospect of play- flng New York They rooted for the i-Yanks to win the pennant to they i'eould slice a larger series melon. tlKow they are confident of victory ~«jid hoot at: the top heavy odds [-layering New York !/ Stengel wasted little time in plck- ,'lng Raschi (21-8) for the opener. •IB? said Allie Reynolds: (16-12). will ^pilch the second game with Ed ilopat (18 8) ready for the third., £ "Rascal Is my man," said Casey. }."Vic has been my big pitcher all !y*»r. H« deserves the shot."' ',:',-. M Raschl pulled up with a sore r«houlder In Chicago two weeks ago cam* back to beat the Boston Notre Dame Still Ranks Tops In Nation; SMU Is Third Best NEW YORK, Oct. By MUKKAV ROSE 3. If)— Notre Dame still Is the No. 1 college Sox In a \ital game five days Slater. He r was shelled hard by the (^Philadelphia A'S In his last olil- ^iric Thursday. - : . ft Stengrl Scoffs at Mds ? '•> ^ ,Th« Yanks' righttianded ace defi- j-Hllely will - have an "edge in exper- rletice over Sawyer's choice. Raschi pitched In four world series games .jn 1»47 and 1949 " y Stengel spoke with reipect of the Chillies, scoffirig at the odds. £! "That's a good ball club over •In Philadelphia,' be good to 'he said ^"It had beat a 'red" hot team In the biggest game _ the year for both clubb. r "Of course I think 'well'win but ^they've got some tough pitchers. ..That's the only way they caii win— IH they get great pitching I don't 'think they!) ouUlug us" ~ There Is no doubt that a bulging ^capacity crowd of some 34,000 will "Jam Shibe Park tomorrow long before the 1 p.m. (BST) starting time. rWe/c/TOuef Defeats Getz :And Canny " The Welch family, after two un• puccessful attempts, finally gained ;m tag match victory over toughres ^Al Getz and Bill Canny, „ Brothers Roy and Joe did the "trick last night, taking Getz and ^Canny two out of three falls In the ^tag match feature of ihe American rLeglon's wrestling bouts'at Memor- ^ial Auditorium last night. „ The Welchs won the decision by 'taking the first:and third falls, los- llng only the second, in the rough f and tumble bout. f Roy and Joe won the first fall football team in the nation but it looks as if the Irish are going to have to do a lot more fighting to hold on to their cherished laurels this year. The first Associated Press poll of* he season found ' Frank Leahy's ads at the lop again—just .where ,hey left off last November. Hut four other collegiate aggrcga- :ions — Michigan Stale. Southern Methodist, Army and . Oklahoma— ire bunched right behind the Irish, ready, and apparently 'able, to move .ip if Notre Dame should falter. The South Benders barely nosed out North Carolina, 14-7. Saturday. A total of 190 sports writers and broadcasters, representing a coast coast panel, voted the Irish No. 1, with 1,500 points and 63 first place nominations. SMU Third Only eight points separated the next three elevens. Michigan State, surging to the fore on the strength of its upscels 14-7 triumph over mighty Michigan, gained the No. 2 position with 1,298 points. T\vo points behind came Southern Methodist whose passing circus accounted for a 32-27 triumph over Ohio State's Rose Bowl kings. Army's Black Knights, who struck like lightning against Colgate for 28-0 victory, were yoted fourth place with 1,290 points! [Oklahoma's rebuilt Sooners gained the ffth ranking with 1,025 points. '" Points were tabulated on t 10-99-7, etc. basis with, ten points .for the No. 1 vote. ' Of the first ten, only Washington failed to get a first place nomination. In all.' -14 teams received at :east one ballot for the No. I spot. The top ten (number In brackets is first place votes): 1. Notre "Dame (63> 1.500 2. Michigan State (32) .... 1,298 3. Southern Methodist (28) 1,296 4. Army ,(29) .,. 1,290 5. Oklahoma (17) .'.; 1,025 6. Kentucky. (5) 539 1. Tcxns (2) ...: 5O2 8. Stanford (3) 464 9. California (2) *42 10. Washington .-211 Major Leaguers To Get TV Issue Players to Decide On Disposition of Radio-Video Money By TF.I) SM1TS PHILADKLPHTA, Oct. 3. (API — •fajor league baseball players fac- d today a choice between bulldog for long term security, with sension funds or'xpliting'a (at tel- vtston melon for Immediate profit. Probably not until after the world eries will » decision be reached nthe unprecedented »»00,000 paid or 1950 television rights phis »175.300 for radio. In 23 minutes with Roy defeating Canny in 18 minutes with a leg bar and then returning to defeat Getz five minutes later with a double jack knife. The second round was won b> Canny and Getz with Canny defeating. Roy Welch in 15 minutes with flying marts anrl » body plr. Getz then ' defeated ; Joe in five minutes with a body pin. The third fall lasted but seven minutes. Roy Welch defeated Get? in five minutes with a body slam and a pin and then defeated .Can ny in two .minutes hi the same manner. In the two one fall preliminarj outs, one Welch defeated Getz in nine minutes with a body pin am Canny was disqualified after !• minutes lor fouling. LEVEE TAXES NOW DUE -Will Be In- BLYTHEVILLE Oct. 2nd. lo 1-Ifh. At Sheriff's Office OSCEOLA Oct. 16th. to 21sl. At Cotirthtmse >€• me «4 Ihow places or mail jour check (nith exchange) w Money Order (without exchange} to me at Wilson. EMILY P. TRAMMEL Box Le\ee Tax Collector WILSON, ARK. SWC Teams Prep For Tougfi Tilts Only T«x«u AggUs Hurting Injuries; Hogs Ready for TCU DALLAS, Oct. 3. (^—Southwest Conference football camps were virtually free of Injuries today with only Texa* Christian doing any worrying along thai line. The Horned Frogs meet Arkan SRS at Fort Worth In the opening conference game. • At most of the schools, the coaches were welcoming returnees who havan't been able to do much work IhU season because of assorted ailments and hurts. Texas A. and M,, which faces mighty Oklahoma In probably the stlffest test of any conference team, was absolutely free of Injuries. Coach Harry Stlleler worked the'd until dark yesterday polish- Ing up plays for the Sooner*. Rice, which plays Louisiana Stale, was told by Coacti Jess Neely that it had a lot of work at blocking in store for It this week. Another tough Job for Neely this week Is to find a defense halfback to- replace Teddy Rlggs. called to active duly by the/Marines, TCU and Arkansas gridmen took a course In non-fumbling yesterday — In preparation for Saturday night's game with each other Fort Worth. Porkers Drill Hard Arkansas Conch Otis Douglas sent his charges through the longest'and hardest tackling practice of the season. At TCU. Coach L. R. Dutch Meyer sent his squad through a three and one-half hour scrimmage. Still on the sidelines and definitely out of the TCU-Arkansas game are starters John Mcdanlch. right halfback; center Max Eubank, and guard Tom Evans, The Southern Methodist regulars got a ,brief wrvrmup yesterday,, then called it-a day. , , Coach Rusty Russell said . Da Powell, offensive right end and defensive left half, returned to the squad fully recovered from a wrenched knee. Russell said he thought. Bill Richards, star safety man who hurt both ankles In the A. Commissioner aid a meeting 'due course" and 'provision .'will be B. Chandler d be held In added, he hoped made for the Sports Roundup wvam NEW YORK, Oct. I. (*»— D»J>i. of Utter Confusion—or, lUtenln* to football scouts: Jack Le,velt, who lias been watching Cornell, ftgurei Lefty Jameis 1 team really "ha« It" an rithe Big Red's tuscle with Princeton could be the tsttt game In the country Oct. M . , , Another scout, claims Cornell l« "the moat overrated team In the east" because Its offensive line hasn't been functioning . , . Another ncout't eye version Is that Syracuse failed' to click against Temple Friday because passer Hernia Cuslls. a Philadelphia boy, was too busy waving at friends In the stand* to pay attention to doings on the field . . . That Giant defense that stopped the Cleveland Browns' passes was simply a four-man "outfield" with one end dropping back to help cover receivers, but the moves of the defensive tackles, which made It hard to trap them, played a very Important pfirt . . . Now all the other pro teams will be trying to copy Steve Owen's Innovation. f.OW ; JirldjTC If Don Barton, who played sensationally for Kcmper Military Academy, should have a good day for Texas against T.C.U. in November. Coach Dutch Meyer likely will start a move to outlaw square dances and—of all things—canasta . . . Seems don't parents hook up for such pastimes with the Jim Paukenhams in Longview, Tex . . . Left to their own devices, Don and young Jimmy, discussed football . . , The upshot was that Barton, Jr., \vho was about ready to accept a T.C.U. scholarship, decided to Join his pa] at Texas and promptly won himself a spot on the' grid squad .•••-, Quess It just wasn't'In the cards for Meyer to get him. Shorfs and Shells ' Pair of hard-luck tales from yesterday's football writers' - lunch: Only Army Injury last Saturday came when, an official tossed' his weighted flag to mark a foul arid smacked Hal ScrmUz in the eye . . . And John Rapaca couldn't remember a thing about the Giants 1 ' vlc- Georgla Tech game, will be ready' tor y over the Browns alter'getting players' pension fund. The pension fund now, promises 100 monthly to all big league play- rs who reach the age. of 50 and] have spent 10 years in the majors.' What started all the commoti9h was the frenzied television bidding , 1960 aeries rights— sparked by j he t .fast spread of the television \ netwofYs and the" sale of mor« than ,000,000 sets. ' . | Seri«« Slice !« J7.DO* Players in an ordinary World Seles get up to »7.000 on a winning earn and M.COO on a losing one If the igOO.OOO television fund were .ossed Into this pot. 'it would boost series prlics to double or triple present sums. An authoritative source said that f it Is decided to use the radio-TV layment of $975.000 for Immediate jeneflt. federal taxes will take out 40 percen^. Another 15 percent legally would go to the commissioner's office, leaving only 45 per cent 'or the players, clubs, and leaguei.' "On the other hand if the money for the University of Missouri game In Columbia. Mo.. Saturday. The Baylor Bears Jogged through » light drill yesterday then heard a scouting report on Mississippi Stale, their opponent this week. The University of Texas Longhorns began preparing for their annual. Cotton Bowl contest with the University at Oklahoma a week from Saturday. Texas doesn't play this week. Head Coach Blslr Cherry said he hoped, his two co-cnptains, Dick Rowan and Bubba Shands, would be ready for the Sooner tilt. Vols HoldTead In Dixie Series SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Oct. 3. W) —San Antonio downed Nashville 7-4 last night in the Dixie Series anrt won another, chance at tying up the playoff. The Vols have won three games and the Missions two. The two clubs travel lo Nashville today and will resume the playoff tomorrow night, Joe Frazier put San Antonio In an wrly lead with a two-run homer in the first inning off Nashville startei Pete Modica. goes to the penson f\md it might be poulble to get a complete waiver on the tax levy," said the source. It was reported that from an Insurance viewpoint «2,000.000 Ls required to put the pension fund on a solid basis. MeanwhTe in St. Louis, Marty Marion, players' representative In the National League, declared Commissioner Chandler refused to have a conference with him and Freddie Hutchinson, American League representative, on disposition of the television and radio fund. a Jolt on the head Big John, who used to play for the Chicago Hornets, tgoancd: "Just my luck. I played against them for years and the first time we beat them I can't remember a ! thing about It." Oregon State College,' which just completed huge Slats GUI Coliseum for basketball. Is opening of Vermont ski coach. Is watching drive for dough to build a new the campus squirrels for tradition- football stadium . . . Bob Searles. U. al signs forecasting winter weather . . . We always thought you had to be slightly squlrrely to go for skiing. The term "foot candle" Is the unit of measurement for Illumination. Chicks Favored for fifth Time in 50; Play Jackson Blytheville'g Chick»fww», for th'e fifth straight week, will he listed as favorite* whew they Uke the field against the invading Golden bears of Jackson, Term., High at Haley St*. dium Friday 'nifht. Becauae of their declaive wins* — J over- Uwlr tirtl four opponents, the Ctilckt are expected to be listed anywhere from two to four touchdown i»vor!t*« bj game time Friday night and that fact nan the ChfckV coaches worried for fear of over- confidence amoni their play- en. •••-.'.'•'.' _ .'. •. TTM Golden Bean have tout their tint three outing* to Bartlett, renn., Trenton, Tenn., and' Humes High of Memphis, but Coiach Ruesell said yesterday that this was no reason for anyone to think that Blytheville will have an easy time. "J«rk«o» leaked Good" "The fellow who ncouted the Jackson-Humes game for me last week said that the young Jackson team looked good in losing and In fact shouldn't have lost the game. Jackson has a young club, mostly sophomores, and is likely to find Itself anytime and it could be next Friday night," he said. The Chicks will b« seeking their fifth straight win and their second before a home-town crowd when they take' on the Bears.- A victory also would assure them of 'finishing the regular season above the .500 mark. ' Coach Mosley gave 'his charges holiday yesterday as a reward for their .victory over Benton, III., last . week. pads dummy play drills and the session was an unusually short one. The Chicks worked without yesterday • witnessing only SrHouB Prm«iic« The Tribe is scheduled to get down to serious practice this afternoon with i scrimmage. They will get some more of the same.tomor- row afternoon and will taper off with a light workout under the Haley Stadium arcs Thursday night. Following. Jackson, Jonesboro's Golden Hurricane comes to town for the District Three Class A A championship .game. The Chicks then will hit,the road-for another game and then .will return home to meet Christian Brothers College High School of Memphis in their final home showlrig of the season. The Chicks came out of their three-game road stand .with no serious injury. Their only ailing player Is guard Jerry Phillips who has been Inactive since the/season opened. Phillips is suffering irom » pulled ligament in his left knee and Is taking things easy In accordance to doctor's orders. Chick coaches hope that he .will be ready-for service in time for'the Jonesboro game next- we«k. The Paps will be Idle this week due to the" cancellatKm of a scheduled game by Dyess. Their next game is Oct.,IJ In Earagotild. World Series Facts, Figures Contestants — Philndelphia Philadelphia Phillies, National League champions, ami New York Yankees, American league champions. Series—Best ' four out of seven games. • Games—First two games in Shibe Park, Philadelphia, starting Wednesday; third, fourth, and fifth (if needed), in Yankee Stadium New York; sixth and seventh (If needed> In ahibe Park,' Philadelphia; play ts continuous days. Starting time—12:00 noon Central Standard Time, for all weekday games; -1:05 p.m. ,on the Sunday game : 1n New York.. Price of tickets—48.75 for bo* seats in Sliibe Park, S8.00 tnr box- seats in Yankee Stadium; {£90 !«r reserved seats !n Shibe Par,., so.uJ for. reserved seats In' Yankee Sta- tliiim; $4.00 for standing room in Yankee Stadium (no standing room In Shibe Park); »l.oo for bleachers both Shibe Park »nd Yankee siad Lum. . ' , • ._ . . . Radio bro«dcast^-ABC Network. Television—ABC, NBC, and-CBS Network*.." - .' •'. "•' • .... .. Bettint odd«—Yankees 1-i fivo rlte»., : ' '• '..' ' Probable pitchers—Vic R»schi to New York ; Yankees; Robin Roberts Ken Heintzebnan, or Bubba Church lor PhU«e«. . Copper - deposits« Klpush mjne In the Belgian Congo are si -ich that the ore wai at firs scooped off th* jurface. Since 1891, this name has stood for fine whiskey 0!d Sunny Brook ' BoAun Th« nom* Old Sunny Kr«sk »n a bo»l!« ho», fw generation!, b**n an auuronc* to rh« <omtim*r thcrt h* U g.ttina th* v.ry finest whi.k.y. Thai »am* a»uranc> i> yovn today—wti«rii« r y au BRAND lib* a imoolK, ilroigM Kentucky bourbon (Old Sunny Brook While label), or a fine Kentucky blend (Old Sunny Btook Yellaw label). Atk far the Sunny Brook which maefs your own taste. Dhrtribglorr - Mttk Koek Minuismn . —Courier News I'holo CENTER POWKR—Furnishing power for the middle ol the Chicks' line this year is Montroe Holland, th^ Tribe's reserve' center and de- Jensive middle line backer. Only a sophomore, Holland stands six feet, two'.lnehes and weighs 185 pounds. Hoople Invented Offense to Bat .800 os Football Forecaster t By MAJOR AMOS B. HOOPLE Offensive Expert | Egad.-readers! My batting average Is .waring into the 'ethereal blue, far above other football forecasters, HJS indeed it should be! Of the first 19 games se'fected, top Barnes from coast to coast, let me remind you that Hoople gave you the correct dope oil 14 of the contests — har-rumphJ That Is ft percentage of roughly .800. Let my detr ftctors (yes, th ere are a f e w) try to match that! • • One of-the keystones of my overwhelming success has been a con\- presensive study of offensive sy^- tems. In that way I am able this week lo provide you with two stunning upsets, Pennsylvania to defeat California, and Syracuse to dump Cornell into Lake Cayuga. Penn and Syracuse are offensive- minded teams this year. This also can be said o£ Notre, Dnine and Michigan. One-of the most-offensive teams In the land this year- is Southern- Methodist, which - early rivals have not been slow in discovering. Offense Is a system which I .invented myself and it makes me happy to see that method succeeding In football- If you can put your opponent on the, on occa slons such as coming home in the small hours of the morning, you are on the high road to fame. But enough of this badinage. Read the forecast: „ • ' ' Army 30, Penn Slate 14 North western 14, Navy, 0 Penn 19, California 7 Syracuse I», Cornell IS Boston Col. 20 Mississippi 19 Holy Cross 12, Brown 6 The Old Boy Himself I'rlncclqn 21, Hulgers 14 Cnhimbla'20, Harvard 1 , Yale 20, Ford ham 12 T'uls.1 13, Ocprgeloun 0 ' Michigan 21,' iWtmonth B Michigan SI. 20, Maryland 7 Ohio Stale 27, Pill II ^ Wrsj-onsm 20. Ilhnnl 14 ** Iowa 21, Indiana 12 Minnesota. 21, Nebraska 7 Alabama 14. Vandernill 7 Tennessee 20, Duke 7 Georgia 14, 5 North Carolina 8 Ga. Tech 26,'Florida 12' Sc. Mefhcxlisl 21, .Missouri 14 Notre l>ame 20, Purdue 6 Rice 13, la 1 . Sfale 7 Tex. Christian 20, Arkansas 14 Oklahoma 28, Texas .A. and M. It Kansas 13, Colorado 13 Marojielfc 20, Kans. State * Stanford 3J, Ore. Stale 13 Washington 21, UCLA 13 Wash. St. 19, So. Cal. 13 5 Big Days! Oct. 4-8 THE GREATER 1950 AMERICAN LEGION Caruthersville, Mo L lg& N < Oct. 4 "MISS LEGION FAIR" DAY Oct. 5 Merchants' Day Oct. 6 Children's Day October Homecoming Day I October 8 Visitors' Day 20 Horse Races Storting 2 p.m. Oct. 5 Thrilling 2-Hour FREE Grandstand Show AH«moety and AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITS 15 SHOWS And On the Mile-Long Midway Royal Crown Shows 50 Huge Carloads OF FUN ' Kiddieland for the Tiny Tots • 15 RIDES

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