The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1950 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 4, 1950
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1950 Chick Offense Is Geared for Speed BLYTHEVm,B (ARK.) COURIER During .their first four games of the 1950 seasort Blytheyllle'ii offeniiv* minded Chickaskwc have clicked off an average of 368.6 yard* per game, according to unofficial statistics released yesterday. : Th* statistic are thos« kept by* : '• '• — '• : . :—. tti*' SporU'- Department of the Courier Newi and show that the Chicks' ground game has rolled for a total of 921 yards and their aerial offense, which generally Is the Chicks' weak lull, has added a total of 553 more yards. "The four game figures snow that the Chicks have scored a total of 128 points while holding the opposition to 32. Charles (Ruff] Lutes, eo-caplairi and halfback of the Tribe Is currently leading the Chicks' touchdown parade with a total of 10 -'six pointers which Is believed to : be one of the, if not the highest, Indivilual four-game mark In the state. Following Lutes <In the scoring department Is end Ted Vance who h»s accounted for four touchdowns and, one extra point for A total of 25 points. Co-Captain Robert Reid Is third with three touchdowns and Mel Hay, Dick Reid and Donald Gentry each have one to their credit. .MM Passim Mark The most surprising among the four-game figures is the - Chicks' passing record. The unofficial statistics show that the Tribe has attempted 40 aerials, completed 21 for 554 yards, an average of 26.33 yards per completion. Only, two of their passes have been Intercepted, both in one game, against Benton. HI., last week. The majority of the passing work has been done by. halfback Mel Hay, who has been rated as one of the best high school passers In this area. Dick Reid and Lutes have shared In this figurer however On the defensive side ,of the ledg- er.,trie Chicks have.done well, also. They.:have, held the. opposition to Arkansas Sportette$ Spa Fans Hot About Trojans; Even Joe Dildy Is Optimistic ' ' By CARL Ml,fj . ' ; - '- ' LITTLE BOCK, Oct. t. (*••—The »porl« loving ^citizenry'of. Hot Springs Is hotter right now about it* high school football team, than its thermal wafers. i '. •••-.,~"—:—~ *' In fact, the resort elty I*'down.. «| /* !• right football erary. North Carolina Center Honored Irv Holdash Named 'Lineman of Week' fn First AP Ballot By Ted Meier NEW YORK, Oct. 4. fAP)— to Irv Holdash, North Carolina center, goes the honor of being selected today as the first lineman of the week for the 1B50 college lootball season. . , The 200-pound senior from Youngstown, O.. played such a terrific game against Notre Dame on Saturday that he was an overwhelmingly choice in the Associated Press lineman poll. •• Charlie Johnson, of the Minneapolis star, termed Holdash lature Tonnemaker." .He 42 first downs, while chalking.up.SO, and to a around gain of 417 yards. The four opposing teaVns have "tried 42 passes, completed 17 against the Chicks defense for .a gain of S45. yards/ The: Chicks have : Intercepted four passes. In only one department do the Chirk" lag behind the opposition, In penalties.- In:four:games theTrlbe ha* been assessed a total of 30 penalties costing.277.S yards.-Seventeen of these -penalties for a total of 147.8 yards, came In last week'i game with Benton Th* unofficial four-gam* statistic*: Blythe- Oppost- vlll* tion Pointe Scored ...... 12» 32 Pint Down* .:.:.... so 42 Tda. Onn". Rushln*; . 921 417 Paw** Attempted . 40 '42 Pane* Completed 21 17 Interceptions by .... -4 2 Yd*. Qnd. Pawfnf -.-. S»3 «45 Oata Per Completion •'(•Tg)' 14.41 X for 2TT.5 yds 10 for 50 yd! IAAF Accepts Eight World Track Records LONDON, Oct) 4. <&)— Eight world records in six events ,were 'tycepted today by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, Harrison Dillard, former Baldwin Wallace (Ohio) star was credited •with a mark of 22.3 seconds for the 120-yarti hurdles at Salt Lake City June 31, 1947. Previous mark was 12.5 seconds by Dillard and Pred Wolcott of Rice. Dillard was also given a share of the 200-meter record on basis of the same performance. Wolcott previously held 23.3 marlr/alone. Jim Fuchs, of the United Stat had his shot put toss of 58 feet 4S Inches (17.79 meters) recognized ai a record. The toss was made June 2»,- 1949 at Oslo, Norwaf. Other records accepted were: 10.000 meter run—Emil Zatopek, Czechoslovakia, 29 minutes 2.S seconds at Turku. Finland. Aug. 4, 1950. (Previous 29:21.2 by Zatopek) Women's 100-yard dash —Marjor- le Jackson, Australia, 10.8 seconds at Adelaide, June 4. 1950 nnd at Auckland. N.Z.. Feb. 4, 1050 (equals previous mark by Fanny Blankcrs- KocrD Women's 100-yard dash—Marjorie Jackson, Australia, 10.7 seconds, at Newcastle, Australia. March 31, 11550 (frcvious 10.8 by Miss Jackson and Mrs. Blanker.s-Koen.) Women's 220-yard dash — Fanny Blankers-Koen, Holland 24.2 seconds at Brescia. Italy, June 29, 1950 (previous 243 by Stella Walsh, Poland) Marjorie Lawrence Suit To Federal Court Jury HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Oct. 4. —The *109.200 suit of a Coffcyville. Kas., masseuse against Metropolitar opera singer Marjorie Lawrence probably will go to a federal court Jury here this morning. Mrs. Francis Bunn filed suit gainst the polio stricken singer, charging that Miss Lawrence had not lived up to a verbal agreement. Testimony ended yesterday and Judge John E. Miller Instructed attorneys to present closing argument* thl* morning. Testify-in*; from her wheel chair, the ringer s*fd yesterday that she had paid Mrs. Bunn a sufficient, amount to cover cost of treatments. Sht denied that she was cured by Mra, .Bunn or that she had made an agreement to Introduce her to Hollywood and the Metropolitan Opera. Company., Miss Lawrence's husband, Dr. Thomas King, gave similar testimony. "min- referred to Clayton Tounemaker, Minnesota's all-America center last year. Holdash is called a center, Johnson sairt. but "he plays guard, tackle and wingback on every play." I; sTackle Don Coleman, of Michigan State, was praised for his. part In MSC's upset win over Michigan. "He wan the MSC sparkplug and .the filth man In/ Michigails' backfield," said Charles' L. clapp of the Grand Hapids, Mich., Herald . This wek's lineman nominations Centers— Holdash, .North Carc Una. Wright, Florida. Smith, South Carolina. Groom. Notre Dame. Campbell. Mpnta. Mobmaw. UCLA, McCutcheon, ^Washington and Lee. Monsen, Michigan. ' Tackles— Welch, Baylor, Jeromer Cornell. Flowers, Florida. Momsen, Ohio State. Coleman, Michigan State. .Giroskl, HIce. Smith, Oklahoma. Torieff, Notre Dame". " Guards — Holiknecht. Washington. McPartin, Texaa. Atjey, Baylor. Pomeroy, Stanford. Rlchler, California. Lemonich, Pennsylvania. Rids — Lary, Alabama. Sugar, Purdue. Fucc!, Kentucky. Hlllhouss, Texai A and M. Jacob*, St. Mary's (Calif). Earon, Duke. Hoff, Iowa Carey, Michigan. McColl, Stanford, Anderson, Oklahoma. Clotdt, Washington, Blenemann, Drake. Mut- cheDer, Notre Dame. White; Southern Methodist. Zaranka, Kentucky. Lange Downs Central 72-0 In Y Contest Scoring in the first and second periods. Langes Wildcats defeated the Central Crimson Tide 12-0 in "Y" Grade school football contest »t Little Park yesterday afternoon It was the first game for both teams and Central showed its lack of practice by fumbling repeatedly, losing the ball no le.^ than four times In this fashion. Not a pa; was thrown during the game. Lange scored the first time they got the ball. Central hnd received the kick-off aud after failing to gain, punted out to the.Lange 25 where David Holt, fleet Wildcat halfback took' it and went the remaining distance for the T.D. The try for extra point wns smothered by the Tide line. In the second period. Central marchErt to the Lange 35 where fumble was recovered by the Wildcats. They got a first down'on Ihe Centra] 11 and from this point Eugene Stephens circled his own left end behind good blocking for the score. Again the try for point failed. Cenlral never seriously threatened to score but their, defensive game Improved tremendously in the second half and they stopped two And all for good reason. The Tro- larw, who strictly have been "down" n the rock-'em-aock-'em game lor longer than their supporters care to remember, have won thre straight without a loss. They'll be hosts to Little Rock's Tiger«, the defending champion an dagaln favorite In the Big Six division^ Friday nght. So great « the this forthcoming battle of young brain and brawn that the bathtown folks have eevn quit mentioning their wseball t«am. which won the Cotton Stales League playoff Just over .week ago. We ambled down to Hot Springs the other day to.addres some Monday quarterbacks. We learned more from our audience than It learned from u«. First, the Spa U mighty proud of Its entire team but particularly in couple of T backs. The ysay Capt Buddy Jones, who has romped for seven touchd'owni-in thre games. Is i sllre.-lire all-staler, A 175-poluld- i.r who^ fast land" sillily.' he abb packs power." Tfiey're'h'ljfh, too. on ambidextroiK Jack McMahan, who punts l.eft-fpoted' anrl pitches baseball left'hahded and passes fobtbaH rlghthaiided. • Those • two .along with Little Rock's Henry Moore ind Paul Goad a coiiple of pretty fair hall luggers themselv«i should put on quite show Friday night. Secondly, Hot Springs and Its fans are tired of losing to Little Rock. They bellevt they can break the habit this year If they do their best/Even Coach Joe Dlldy, normally",* member In good standing the United Football Moaners, says there's a chance. ' • .Black, and white '.'Beat Little Rock" -sticker* ar*. plastered all over the town. Dlldy;even ituck one .on our car before 'we got .away, and we're a neutral. The only thing that doesn't fi Into the picture of .Hot Springs' optimism la this: they, picked a lot adjacent to,'a mortuary for their pep rallr. .-,..' Sports Roundyp PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1. fAP)- Th« big *.ue«tlon before the open- Ing pitch of the l»so world series war. ';who's going to relieve the reliever?" , . , But that may be an injustice to Jim Konstanty, the •urprlae aelection of Manager Ed- dl* Sawyer of the Phillle*. ... A.* Caiey Stengel expressively stated: 'Now w* gotta see If we can hit hat • stuff he throws." . Stengel may have been reading a aurprlse himself In nominating Hank Bauer for an outfield spot in the Yanka lineup, . . "I dunno," said Casey as he Iried bo make up his mind. "I put him In here a couple of weeks ago and got a couple of good hits. . . When he's hitting, he can hit both right and left handers." ... Stengel,'Incidentally, hasn't seen the Phillies perform this season. . . . when the Yanks gave them a trimming during spring training. Casey wasn't feeling well and stayed in camp. No Aruwrr The choice of Knmt.inty, re- vlvd one story of the cdcliralcrt 1929 series In which Connie Mack spring Howard F.hmkc on I lip. Cubs. . . . Al Simmons saw Etimke warming up and asked the veteran manager: 'You aren't £olnp to s(.\r( him, are jou, Mr. MackT' . . . Cnnnle >ist (javc Mm a benevolent look an* answered: yea, Al, If you approve'. ... Ihit didn't leave Simmmn 3AT, OCTOM*t,4, 1MI Th« .Arkansas Raanrbark* |*»d the Southwest Conference In first downs with M In two game*. Anrt ttiey'e held" opponents to fewer firsts— an" aerage ot »K a game— than any other loop member. -: In pishing, Arkansas in Ju«t one yard behind Texas A. and M., which lead«:with 9M. .' ., : On the mother Hide of the ledger, the Raabrbacka' pawing thus far ha*. been tha elague's worst — -a completion aeragi.of only .MJ. Oddly enough, TCU, agalnat whom Ark- aiuax open* conference play this week, i.'No.'J. In the dunce's corner on .pawing— havini completed .307 of Ita aeechlma, Ehmke'i pitching did. Heard at Headquarters Pi« .Traynor, who seemed more Interested In touting Ezzard Charles as "one of the greatest fighters who ever lived" hazards the opinion that having an outside i.s harmful to ball players. ... "A man can't pay attention to iwo things at once," says Pie. "His nerves cant 1 stnnd it^-nsucclally if he's worn down physically." The Chicago White Sox organization will meet soon after the series to decide on the 1950 manager nml settle other problems. . .But Billy Evans, who thinks the Tigers 'may have done a bit better than could have been expected this year, doesn't look for, any immediate changes at Detroit. . . "Red Rolfe has a swell camp ; ln New Hampshire and probably will stay there for a couple of months." says Eans. Birdie Tebbetts' cracks about' the ''juvenile delinquents and moronic malcontents" on Ihe Hod Sox still are the 'principal' subject of discussion in the Boston 'delegation. .;. . "It. sounds like a proper-Bos- tonlan speaking." said one scribe. "The good things Is that the guys he waj talking about won't understand him." . Cane? at 'the Word ' Stengel speaking again: "T hal- •d t« gte ip Henrirhs (on thai deal concerning additional play- en) bill I couldn't HM him as a runner and I eould use tlopp. . . . They »lri they only had 2.1 men. . . . B«t what the --- :, I> known eluh* that had only four players and twenty bums." If Oklahoma A and M.. which up- aet .'em both,, may .b« used a* a common denominator, that Arkan- sas-TCU scrap «houl(l be quite a fUSS. ' The Aggies beat TCU 1J-7, .one point worse than they hx* the, ra- lorbacks. •The Fropi made ,1* first downs against A. anrtj*.; Arkansas made 17. But while Arkunsu held A. -and M. to five flrst-i. TCU gave up eight. Arkansas . made more ground nulling, 363. yards to 243; but considerably. less passing — 16 to 97. TCU's paw defense against the Aggies was the better. Thf Progs yielded M yards In the air; Arkansas 97. Thi? Razorbacks had the better rushing defense, allowing 82 yards. while the Progs gave up 1«. Walnut Ridge Doctor Diet in Memphis / WALNUT RIDGE. Ark'.. Oct. 4. MV—Dr., Joel Cameron Land. 77. who had delivered more than 4.000 babies In his more than SO years of practice in Lawrence County, died yesterday In .a Memphis hospital. He owned the Walnul Ridge Clinic, was » medical corps captain In World War I «nd was a former US. ftaxsccd production reached • pMk ta 1»44. Lange scoring thrust., within their president of the No'rthVasl Arkansas own 10 yard line. Medical Association. STOCK GAR RACES Sunday, October 8 at 2:30 P.M. Walker Park Speedway '... 50 CARS ~ South'; Greatest Racing Show! Tim* Trials 12:30 Racinj 2:30 p.m. THRILLS, SPILLS AND FUN FOR ALL British Army Union Asked bf Labor-it* MARGATE, Kng., Oct, 4. Labor Party leader suggested today that the British government unionize 1U armed forces. "The slogan ot the ministry of riefens* should be 'Shop Stewards for the Services,' " M. Gary Solomons told the party's annual congress. "A trade union for the army would do a lot of good." RFLIfFJ-RS K I-LI I-e'-When Jim Konstanty (left) of wear and tear toward the flag end of the season, Blix Donnelly loomed a.s a life saver for the Phillies in the World Series. Now that Konstanty has been given the stnrting'mound' role for the Phils ih.tlie.'first game of the World Scries today, Donnelly may be Eddie Sawyer's answer to the question: ;'Who's going to relieve the reliefer?' Princeton Takes Lead in Total Offense; Clemson is Second NEW YORK,_ Oct. .4. «>>-princi:loiv led by halfback - Dick Kazmaier, gained enough yardage walloping Williams in its opening game Saturday to lead the nation in total offense, * ' The fvy League team traveled 629+yards in the M-0 victory, well ahead of Clenison's two-game average of 528. Princeton gained 4fl5 yards on the ground and 164 passing. The running figure also put Princeton at the top in that division. When Pred Bcnners threw three lasl-raiark-r touchdown"es against Ohio State Saturday he pulled Southern Methodist into the forward passing lead. In winning, the Southwest Conference eleven raised its two-'gnine total to 643 yards, a 321,5 average. SMU's aerial bombardment of Ohio State threatened every single- game major college passing mark in the book. Only Arkansas with 69 passes in 1943 tops'the 47 tried ill the Ohio State Game. Southern Methodist's 25 completions is third to the all-time marks of 29 by Mississippi In 1941 and 26 by the same Arkansas team. The 415 yards gained passin gii second to Nevada's'442 in 1M8. ^ The top ten total offense leaders as compiled by the National Collegiate Athletic Bureau' G'es Plays Yds. Avg 1. Princeton . 2. Clemson ."... 3. Columbia. .-.. 4. Army 5. Vanderbilt . 6. UCLA 7. Arizona St. . 8. Washington 9. Villanova ... 81 629 148 1056 57 508 50 130 183 155 10. Loyola (Calif) 1 137 72 80 52S 503 493 .482.5 480.5 478.5 470 442 439 Singapore a City SINGAPORE Oft— A petition :to the King asking 1 that the status of Singapore be raised from that the town to city because of Its size nnd importance has been completed by the municipal commissioners. The petition will be sent to the Secretary of State for the Colonies. TRAVELING. MAN—Bob Mathias displays his'latest trophy, a laurel wreath the. 19-year-old Stanford student gained winning the Swiss National Decalh- lon Championship. The- handsome Tulare, Calif., lad won the 1948 Olympic championship has held U. S..title for three years. Cards to Have New Manager, AP Says •' ' *V JOB BdCMUB . . . PHILADELPHIA, Get, 4. (AP)—Eddi. E>r«r 'wit b* replaced »« manager of th« St, Ixjui* Cardinal*, th'i,' 4Mo elated Preca laarncxl todajr. - Dy*r'i »ueoec*or wtt not W *hoMa from among t*w pc«««t»t m*aa*M*» o< th* Red Bird*. But 1 * d*Mnita*r wilt b* a man In th* Cardinal <m- laniaatlon, t r*K*M* mm* >«w vealed. •'•' Speculation a* to Py*i j t OA**ja***| ha* been join*; oa for aertral month*, ever sine* MM Ml* at ptteh- »r Jim Hearn te fch* N*w Yoit Giantx. Rumort had *lMwr . C**4 Coach Terry Moor* or *hort*ioa- Marty Marlon replacing th* t*niaj oil man from Texas, , : "It will be n«lth«r,- the MUM* said. "Fred Saigh, the M. IXMifc owner, wants a man with m*n*.f*r. inl txt>erienc*. You won't ba wrong tf you saM the current chc*e* Hi* between Managers Johnny Keane *f Rochester and Rollie Hemnley at Columbus." Both clubs are onwed by th* Cards. Rochester won the International League pennant. Columbiii won the American Association play. offs. Saigh professed he knew nothing Simmons Says He's Not Ready Philadelphia L«fry On 10-Day Furlough To S«« World Series Ry WILL GRIMNI.EY NEW YORK, Oct. 4.. (IP, — The baseball world buzied today with talk that Private Curt Simmons may get In the World Series for the Philadelphia Phillies. Philadelphia officials fald. "not a chance." Baseball Commissioner A. B Chandler hinted, well, it could he done—it's been done before. The rival New York Yankees didn't say. Least excited about the whole commotion .seemed to be the strapping 21-year-old Egypt. Pa., left- hander himself, who carved 17 victories for Ihe Phillies before Uncle Sam handed him a rifle Sept. 5. "Gee, sure. I'd like to get in the series If I thought I could do the club any good," he said, after arriving here for Ihe first night of his ten-day furlough. "But, I'm awfully rusty and sluggish. It would .take time for me to get In shape. '."Whatever Mr. Sawyer says iwll be okay with me. He'll know whether I could be ready or not ( " Eddie Sawyer, Phillies manager, said he didn't plan to ask that Simmons be rdn.stnled to the eligibility list. Lefty Jocko Thompson was given Simmons' place on the Phillies' roster a few hours before the furlough was made known. Roberts Gained Weight in Spite Of Nervousness PHILADELPHIA, .Oct. 4. Iff)— No major league pltoher has more nervous habits than Robin - Roberts of the Philadelphia Phillies—but actually he is under such little physical strain that he gained . weight during the past season. No pitcher Is more poised, genial and smiling off the mound—hut on it he hates batters and shows it with a fierce scowl. He Is the first 20-game winner the Phillies had since Grover Cleveland Alexander won M and lost 13 in 1917.. He Is the big hope of the Phillies against the New York Yankees In the World Series, and to give him proper rest after Uls spectacular 10-lnning pennant-clinching victory over Brooklyn Sunday. 4-1, Manager Eddie Sawyer named reliefer Jim Konstanty to sUrt the opening game. Roberts has a definite, ..__ routine preceding each pitch. After he gets th* ball beck from the catcher he bends down and straigh of a change In managers, but admitted he planned to hold a eoa- ference with Dyer on Oct. IS. Hearn Deal a "Mistake" "Something may be announced then," he said. "I have an open mind, however." "I do not blame Eddie for th» team's failure this year," Saigh added. "There was nothing he eould do about it. I've been blamed for not bringing up some of our good minor league players to help' out this year. Nfaybe I was wrong In not doing It. But I believed ttet another year in the minors wpuldjv help them a lot. I was looking bS|B ward next, year. If I had brought them up r don't think they could have helped us win the flag. I'm not interested in a first division finish. It's the flag I-want." Saigh snid he did not lay th« blame for Hearn's release on Dyer. "It's a mistnkt we all made," Salgh said. "After all, Eddie was. not the only one to make the decision. We accepted the judgment of several others in the organllation." In five years as Card sHpper, Dyer led his teams to one pennant, three second plaoe and one fifth place finish. Thl« year marked th* first time that the Cards failed ke finish in the Nnt drfeioa fe tan years. • '' Wind Fin : WINDSOR, Ont: (AP)_Wh«B a baseboard in a bathroom caught fire It took a little white to find the cause. Apparently wind 'had torn an eavestrough off the comer of the house and one end of It dropped on a. live wire, circuit.' justing the elastic. Th* >Uulae M his left leg never botheri him. Th*o he rube his knee aap or *v*a hto thighs. Neat he tuga ai ttie Tfcor of his cap. Then h* la r<wdr ta pitch again. Roberts turned He la six fe*t pounds, and ia M V.t tall, might o* th* m »IIIM,u»ii»cci»i«,iu. tens hta pants at the right knee, ad- You, too, should male* this tost .Million* of Americans H«v« LASER ** Thert's nothing like ft.., tbstluttty ntthbig AMHEUSER-IUSCH, I MC. . . . ST. LOUIS

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