The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 12, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 12, 1950
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PAGE TEN -— r — • — . ; EMiHEViLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS |> |\l i\ I I T I ++. • . — '- i THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12. 195, Paps Pay Paragould Today-Qsceola and Luxora Open B SthedufeTonlght Mm Play 2nd Giants Make $125,000 Deal — ISeminolM talr TI ~~—— • , *— Juniors Play 2nd Afternoon Game Undcfcattd, Unscored On Record At Stoke On Opponents' Field •Blytheville's junior Papooses, in search for their third consecutive win, took on the Paragould Junior High Biill- pups at ParagouM's Harmon Field this afternoon. ThU was the second time tills year thai (he Paps have played an afternoon, game. Their first \\ns tva weeks ago when they met. the Poplar Bluf/, Mo., Juniors in a Saturday afternoon affair at Poplar Bluff. ' This afternoon's game was orig- $725,000 Deo/ To Open Post-Season Trading By RALPH RODEN NEW YORK, Oct. 12. W-The major leagues' annual post-season reconstruction project is moving alone In new gear. Six teams did some vigorous house * — cleaning yesterday with the Ne'v Jefteries Fighting Again; This Time It's a City Ruling Sports Roundup Bj BCGH FULLERTON JM. . York Giants .wielding the biggest broom. . The Giants pulled off a $125,000 deal Involving seven minor league players. In a drive- to bolster their reserve strength, Ihe Polo Grounders prier three players Ihe champion Oakland Oaks ol the Pacific Const League, Coming to the Giants are Cuban Negro catcher Ray Noble; Artlr, Wilson, a Negro shortstop; and veteran rlghihnnder Allen GcUel. In exchange the Giants shipped cash, outfielder-first basemen Joe -..- .- ,.„ „,,„-, LaFala and Bert Hass and riglit- inally scheduled to be played to-1 hilllt tcd pitchers Wcs Bailey and night but it was moved up until j Dnl Ayers ' rom u "lr pennant win- today on the request of Para°ou!d i nl " 8 Minl> eapolls American Asso- officials. ; elation farm to Oakland. A quirk of the transaction Is that the Giants sold Noble to the Oaks last year for probably less than S10.000. Noble, valued at approximately $15,000 by Oakland, was re-: garded as the best catcher in the Coast Leanue. He hit .316 and drcvi in 79 rims. Noble will understudy Wes Westrum. . Wilson, a speedster, won the coast batting championship In 1949 but dropped to .306 this year. Gettel who won 23 games, was the Oaks' only 20-game winner. The Philadelphia Phillies shelled out, 540.000 to land a highly regarded prospect. Tom Casagrande cl Fordham University. The majority ol the remaining deals Involved major league clubs and their farm units. The prime motive was to protect prospects from the minor league draft. Gabby Street To Pilot Team -Temporarily Charles (Gabby) street, former major league player and manager but more recently., color man for St. Louis cardinal broadcast, will get back into the managerial game again Sunday—but only temporar- Street, .who this year completed his 50th year In baseball, will manage the Caraway All-Star team in an exhibition game at Caraway Sunday;afternoon that will be the highlight of "Gabby Street'Appre- ciation Day." Street's team, »hlch will be made up of a number of Northeast Arkansas minor league players along with several members of the Caraway semi-pro team, against Puxlco Mo., In the game. The game is scheduled for 2 o'clock. St«et will be accompanied to Caraway by his wife. They will be guests of Caraway civic cinbs who are sponsoring the special day • : The Puxico team that will oppose the all-stars was the 1950 Northeast Arkansas Semi-Pro League champions. Coach Earl stabler and his squad of juniors left,by bus thus morning for Paragould. They closed 'out their week's practice with a light workout yesterday afternoon. Underrated, Unscored On The Paps went Into this afternoon's game not only undefeated and untied but also unscarcd on. They defeated Marked Tree 35-0 jn their first game of the season alirt in the second they won 18-0 over Poplar'Bluff. Although Paragould's record Is unknown the Paps were listed as favorites over the Green Coiintians solely on their performances in the • first two games. Coach stabler was expected to field his usual starting lineups • gainst the Bullpups. Members of the starting liqeup ore: Drevvy O'Dell and Bill Gilbow at ends; Kelly Jones and Bill Spencer at teciles; Robert Birmingham and Bill-.White at guards;.Leon Privett »t center; Ralph Snyderi at quar- Mrback; Tommy Motley and Nor- bett.Blankenship at halfbacks and Bob, Childress at fullback. Cage Officials To Meet Tonight The Mississippi County Basketball Officials' Association will hold lu first meeting of the 1950-51 •chool jear at the CJty Hall at 7 30 tonight. During the meeting members of «ssociation »ill discuss plans . NEW YORK, Oct. 12, (AP)-Bill Brandt, a stlll-unrefonned baseball writer, probably wouldn't know a crying towel If h e saw one. . . Yet in his capacity as Miihlenbcrg college drumbeater. Dill forward.? a couple of the hardest kind of hard- ta ' ' ' First th BURBANK. Calif., Oct. 12. M>) _ James J. Jeffries, one-time world's heavyweight boxing champion has a ne« fight on his hands— against a Durbank city gambling ordinance. His business associate, Richard Parker, was arrested • Monday at Jeffries barn, a boxing arena, arid charged with operating a game ol chance. Yesterday Jeffries filed suit against city officials to invalidate the gambling ordinance. He asserted Parker 'ras operating "an educational game of skill." He said the game Is a variation of bingo combined with a miiz contest, with winners getting cash prizes, Seminoles Seek New Win Streak Four 'B' Games On County Football Schedule Tomorrow Osceola's Seminoles, whose winning- streak was broken at ,»in- l ow * ames la "t week, will try little , l ° get another string- going M\* i tnilifrllf nrlin» 4U_.- _> I .. . g tonight when they clash with to protect an 18-13 lead . through i the last few 'njlnutcs. "Bged the ball seven Umct FISH STORY — This young man at Lake Taupo, New Zealand, proudly shows ofl his necklace of 8-ppund trout. The lad took his catch in the Wait• hanui Stream, one of the better-known Down Under ang- linc snots. ?f Per *-^| I Cor I Thursday & Friday DOUBLE FEATURE for the coming basketball season and the possibility of a basketball rules clinic to be held later this month or next month. Officers for the cominj year »11I also he elected. Wakefield May Get Another Shot at Majors OAKLAND, Calif., Qct 12 (IP,— Dick Wakefield. bad boy discard from the American League last spring, may realize his ambition lo^ return to the majors next sea- Given 3 home by Oakland. Wake- f eld kunckled down and helped the club win the Pacific Coast league championship. Now Clarence Laws. Oakland president, is trying to get his erstwhile truant » , res h start upstairs. ^Oakland took on Wakefield ana his 517,000 salary obligation from the New York Yankees after he had refused l o report. In , sale to the Chicago White Sox. Remember? Wawfield was the rage then. He wanted the So x to up his wage to $22.000 which the Detroit Tigers Paid him in 1949. Previously Detroit Willie ™ e •?«"«. scheduled for 8 o'clock, ..— successive «'i j , pcn , lhe cou "ty'« Class B for two first -own.-.but ^'^1,,?'' .**"<• "our B te; Sooner Tackle 'Lineman of Week' By AUSTIN BEALMEAB NORMAN, OIcli.. Oct. 12. (AP) — Life wasn't worth living ror big Jim Weatherall, college football's lineman of the week, when he missed the conversion that nearly beat Oklahoma last Saturday. But that mLvi ignited a spark that caused the Big Seven champions to sweep past Texas A. and M, 34-23 and extend their three-year winning streak to/23 games. Out of : that last-minute triumph came sufficient praise for the six- foot /our-lnch 220-pound tackle to in the eyes ol sports writers from coast to coast. Wlni Coaches' Prali* "I thought all our, linemen played well," said Coach Bud Wilkinson, whose Oklahoma team now ranks third in the AP National poll, "but Weatherall wajs the best. His blocking and tackling was wonderful." Here was the situation in the dying moments of that game: Oklahoma trailed, 21-28, with less than four minutes to play. Then Claude Arnold fired a 32-yard touchdown pass to sophomore Billy Weitherall, who had kicked seven straight extra points in two games, squared away to try to tie the score. But the pass from center a-j^. low. That threw eWatherall's t|i/.! ing off. He mK«d the conversion. The score was 27-28. Had Weatherall kicked the point, the Sooner* probably would have settled for a tie. So would most of the fan* ,who watched in sympathy , ay as Weatherall trudged to the side- c »""- --•- ...UK uunim —-DUfc there was so thick a fog over the t tea HSH 2Sr KSs f^^r^ »"« -ver appeared ,n the films""?, [e'arn ft? %$ TltHr^ Then Mi U .soph , uai -|*rbaclc . George ' «/ (he Tea'soT,? And "coacH"^'^ went In against Lebannon Speck's tribe lost thm game in the .^ /.. i >. _ la^l. half V\IAH.:>._ . . - . . . *•' --- "ft I...I-LH, AjeUjHUlOri —'*'^*-n. a • Valley with the score tied in the last ha 'l quarter, . . He heaved a beautiful 45-yard pass to Warren Heed who took it on the three and went ° v " ""= 8oal. . . But the field Judge blew his horn and ruled Reed had interfered with a defensive player on the catch. . . So InsteKd of a home run for Mills his first time up, it was Just a foul ball. Two of the four games to he nlay- «l tomorrow night will be played ' county's boundaries Wllson "" had paid Wakefield . » 5 0,000 bonus to get off the University of Michigan campus. Reporting here when the season was well underway. Wakefield hit .293 in 87 games. This included seven home rum and 22 doubles. He batted in 38 runs and scored *I himself. -,.•••• Wakefield is draft eligible.' Meantime his contract Is /or sale So far there have been no bidders/Biit Manager Charlie Dressen is In the east on a trading, buying and sell- Ing expedition. President Laws is here to receive any offers. 'I'd like fo see' Wakefield get another chance In the majors " iW3 . : said 1 "He has everything it xesrstM, power, speed and hustle. Anrniqnfidence, too. "Before Dick left tor his home n. Ann Arbor, he told me If I couldnt make « deal to sell him o a big league club he would come back next season and play for me or one dollar and expenses. K« Ikedjthe way we treated him." Chopped raw carrots, mixed with chopped peanuts and mayonnaise, make delicious »nd nourlsh- ng sandwiches for children. One-Minute Sports Ps st , Since Ihe worla series, a ] 0 t of rumors h»vr, hfen kicking »rounil concernlnir Joe DIMa-jlo. C «ey btenfel disposes of one this way: "Joe could play firsf ),.,„.. he Pan pla.v anywhere. But If 1 pnl h(m on first ind anything happened to him, I'd he ju,l where 1 am now." . . . Complaint from Pwa- hontis, Va., says this corner recently reporter] wrongly that the the fonlball Tanks' Xante Toth «m« from West (by «,h) Virginia. . . Seem* that Pocahontu wants to be famou. for lomronc besides Capt. John Smith/. . When Ihe Syracuse U. basketball team publicly •crlmmaj-ert the pro Syracuse Nats for charity the "(her day, observers say the smoothest player on the floor was Ed Miller, 8-S college center. . . Texas A. and M. 1, shootlnj f or Us first home-field football victory ilnce IM1 ajalnst VM! Saturday night. . . Golfer O. V. Russell recentlv/iurned up at 'Winged Foot »«4rlnj: slicai with one lej; maroon and the other nils *r«n. "Hope Jimmy - Demarel reads abouf m.r pants," he Mid. Rhyme and RMUon' .Paul Blossfield. 'four-year-old son of the Eastern League prexy, has been giving pitching exhibitions in various ball parks. . To make . ... sure he won't violate the balk rule (remember that?), Paul recites "Mary had » little l.mb" aj he pauses before » pitch. . . This is to be recommended only to those major leaguers who can remember the lines. Dols All, Brolhen Tom Wltherspoon, Jr., Michigan halfback, Is the son of a former xinad maU of Coath Be»- nle Oo»terbian. . . Jlmmle' Djke« Is iKltchlrvg from basehall to football In the sports column he wrll«« for a shoe manufacturing concern. . . Reckon the shoe li on the other foot now. . . After the Ladd, I]]., Merchant* won 10 __SfiJ!«HM _^ J.P: , )JS Always > Color Cartoon 19 SO l 23456 7 15 16 17)18 19 20 22" 23 2/25 26 27 ^f * ^* c @ lift as 7 days make a week Mo». Bur Sctgram's 7 Grot™! TV.I. Taste it "over ice"! H hai , fl, Vort W«l. N'ow try » smooth 7 Cro\, n sour! Tfc<m. Ahhh! That 7Cro>™ OH Fashioned! H. Manhattan? Mmmmin--m*)forr.' ««i. IVrfect clay for , ll>ilr u; nf |,ipl,Iiill! »«". By thii time, you're SURK-tlial tlicrc's nothing Rncr than Seagram's finest American whiskey! eagram's raio Neutral Spirils. Seagum-OisWlera Corporator, N.V within the Traveling wl The highlight ol this week's Class B action will be BurdetU's clash with Kelser at Reiser tomorrow night, Coach Charley Sims' Pirates caught fire, last week ind downed Luxora tot their second straight win and will be shootin- for victory No. 3 against coach Bill Bell's winless Yellow Jackets. Kelser Seeks Victory Although Keiser has yet to win a game, the Yellow Jackets . have shown Improvement in their list two games. They have lost to Dyess. Osceols, Shawnee and L«p» n to with two of the losses by large The other game to be played In i the county tomorrow night will pit the Shawnee Indians against the' always tough Earle Bulldogs. The Game will be played at Joiner and he Indians will be seeking their. defeats' 111 SfaS °" * galn$t two '< Wilson's defending district cham-1 pion Bulldogs hit the road to mor .! row night going- to Trumann In' search for their fourth straight win. Coach Roy stobaugh's Cunlnes got victory No. 3 last week with a decisive win over Shawnee. They [so hold victories over Lunora and Coach Tom Parks' Dyess Eagles, who have -fizzled somewhat since the opening of the season, go 'to Tyronza tomorrow night to meet the Tyronza Chief? The Eagles have i record of t»o wins and three losses so far this season.' ' th* straight t>mn »1 the end rilinoU V.llejr L*»p« , Manager Toby Barry quit becmuM he had b«n elected to the >tate legislature. . . Quite > l»dd, eh? make him the day's top lineman Vessels, TODAY'S BEST BUYS IN USED TRUCKS 1942 Chevrolet l>/ 2 . 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