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Thursday, October 19, 1950
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PAGE TWELVE Paps Keep Unbeaten Record By Topping Jackson 21 to 0 Blytheville's junior Papooses kepi their undefeated and un^corcd on record intact last night as they rolled to a 21-0 victory over the Jackson, Teim,, juniors in a game played .it Jackson last night. It was the fourth straight win for* — Coach Earl Stabler'* junior tribe, and in those four games their goal line has never been crossed. They opened the .season ivldi a 35-0 win BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER over Mnrked Tree, tlien blanked Poplar Bluff, Mo., 18-0 and Paragould 26-0. , But it took another sparkling defensive play by halfback Tommy Mosley (o protect the Paps' record. Trailing 14-0 and with only 30 seconds left to play in the final Quarter, (he junior Bears drove to (he Blythcvllle 25. their deepest penetration of the night. Then Moslcy leaped high at the 20 to pull down a Jackson paps. He not only saved the record but he picked his way down the sidelines to go the full 80 yards for the Paps third touch- do \vn. TougliFSf Till of ScJSnn Jt was by far the Paps' toughest test of the season, stabler was forced to play bis regulars most, of the way with only a limited number of substitutions used. The Paps hit paydirl for the first time before Ihe first quarter was three minutes old. Tackle Billy -Michaels recovered a Jackson fumble at the Jackson 2,i on the third play of the game to set up the score. Quarterback Ralph Snyder moved to the eight yard line and on the next play he circled end and, with guards Robert Birmingham and Bill White leading the way. stepped Into the end zone. Kenneth Fisher kicked the extra point. In the second quarter, a short out-of-bounds punt, gave the Paps the ball at midfield and they began to move again; Norbett Blankenship on a double reverse carried to the 12 and Snyder on a sneak, picked up 10 to the two. Then Snyder plunged down the middle for the second touchdown. Again Fish er's kick was good. •In the third quarter, the Junior Bears tightened up and most of the second half was played between the 30 yard lines. But In the waning minutes of the /Ilia! period the Bears drove to the. Blytheville 25 but Mosley's interception put an end to.the drive. Pap Defense Strong The Paps' defensive play was their strongest suit. Michaels, Kelly Jones and James Allen Walker were the defensive mainstays In the line while Leon Privett and Bob Ohil- dress did yeoman's duty at backing the Hne. And the play of guards Birmingham and White won high praise from Coach Stabler. Stabler used but 17 players ui the tough game. Starting were Drewy O'Deir and Billy Gilbow at ends- Jones and Michaels at tackles; Birmingham and While at guards- Pnvett at center; Snyder at quarterback, Moslcy and Blankenship at Mack Watched Baseball Grow From Sandlots to Big Time PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13, M',—Connie Mack's retirement as manager of the Philadelphia Athletics removed frcm the active baseball seem a man who not only grew up with th? game but helped it achieve present stature. and Childress at full- halfbacks back. Substitutions were Hill, Walker Edgeman, Cobb, Richardson and Hay. Regai Drake Flanker _ J/'ns Pass Catching Lead NEW YORK. Oct. 19. (AP)-Tom (Blenemann ,of Drake nabbed nine forward passes last Saturday to wrest national pass catching honors from Denver's Gordon Cooper. Bienemann, who mane his catches against Iowa Teachers, now has 28, four more than Cooper, last week's leader. But it was Ceep Y'oumans of Duke and Northwestern's Don Slonesifer who stole the pass receiving spotlight. Yaumans leaped into third place with 12 catches aeainst North Carolina stale. Stouesifer did even better. He caupht 13 passes against Minnesota—tying the second highest mark ever made by a m->Jor college play- er—lor firth place. According to figures of Ihe National Collegiate Athletic Bureau. Younians has 2-J grabs and stone- sifer 20. Sandwiched betv-.ecn these! ^.^.^ two. in fourth place, is Stanford's i foottan fatalitie.- Connie Mack Alabama-Vol Game to Hold Dixie Spotlight KNOXVILLE. Tenn.; Oct. In. t,r> —The smith's football spotlight focuses on the Alabama-Tennessee game here Saturday. Once again Southeastern Conference title hopes and a possible post-season bid ride on the outcome. Each leam has three wln« and one loss. Each badly needs a victory us a possible springboard to the league title and a New Year's Day invitation. Time was when the Crimson Tide- Volunteer battle was a "must" for bowl game scouts. Between them the two teams played in a bowl every year except DUE from 1MB to 1048. In 1043 neither school fielded football team. Tennessee goes Inlo the conflict with wins over Mississippi Southern. Duke and Chattanooga and a 0-7 upset loss to Mississippi slate Alabama tumbled Chattanooga, Tulane and Fin-man, but bowed to Vanrter- bilt. 22-27, Saturday's game, if H follows (lie isuaf Alabama-Tennessee pattern vill be a low-scoring scrap with the ruggpd lads up front, probably settling the Issue. tn 21 conflicts dating from Coach Bib Neyland's arrival at Tennessee m 1926. the vols have scored 188 points for nine wins and Alabama Its Mack, long known as the grand oW man of baseball, announced his retirement at a luncheon for sportswriters and radio men yesterday. He completed his 50th year rvs mnn- agor of the A's last summer. Baseball was a corner lot pasttilne for boys when Mack was born Cornelius McOilllcurMy In East nrook- tleld. Mass., hack in 1802. (He'll celebrate his 88lh birthday next Dec. 23. Orovor Cleveland was in the mirtst of a heated election campaign with James G. Blalnc In 18B4 when Connie—then known ns "Slats"signed his first baseball contract as a catcher with Hie Merlden club In (he Connecticut State League. Cleveland iras in the White House when Mack became manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates In IBfl'l after playing with Washington. Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Milwaukee. After three years ns Pittsburgh manager, he took over the reins at Milwaukee, Among his players there during the Spanish-American War years was a lefthand pitcher who achieved some measure of fame himself Rube Wacirlcll. From Milwaukee. Mack moved lo Philadelphia in 1901—nlrcady a recognized baseball figure. That was the year Theodore Hoosevelt became president. In Ihe succeeding 50 years Ihe Athletics- the club lie helped organize In Ihe new American League —knew no other manager. From relatively makeshift quarters, the A's moved into Shite Park •now known as Connie Mack Stadium. In (hat stadium Mack- managed (cams played in nine world series, winning rive world championships. Under his guidance played some of the game's greatest figures—Waddell. Lefty Grove, Chief Bender, Eddie Plnnk, Oeorcc Earnshaw, Harry Davis. Shifty Mclnniis: Jimmy Fo.xx Eddie Collins. Jack Barry. Home Run Baker, Al Simmons, Ty Cobb Zack Wheat, Tris Speaker Dannv Murphy, Mickey Cochrane and Dykes. Mack himself frequently has said that among his best A's teams wns the championship 1010 club The top club of nil, however. In his estimation, was the 1912 team which finished third in the American League. His greatest thrill, he often has said, was his successful "gamble" with Howard Ehmke In the first game of ; the \SM world series. Elimke was picked by Mack ns his starting burler In a surprise move after the. pitcher had scouted Ihe Chicago Cubs -for weeks toward the end of the season. Ehmke won the first :ame 3-1 and the A's took the se- les 4-1. Since 1031—when Mack sold many of his lop stars to the Boston Red Sox—the A's have experienced less success. In the last If) years, the Mackmen have finished in the second division 16 times. Including ten eighth-place wlndups. Connie blamed that record In part on Ihe "chain store" farm systems developed by other clubs and hieh claries coupled lack of Ian t _, , ' """ '1 J'luillllll 175 ror an cmial number of triumphs. Three games ended tn ties The average score for those ?1 games is Tennessee 8.9. Alabama 8 3 merest in the A's even when they vere winning pennants. Fans and baseball figures alike however, whether they agree with Mack's views on that, score are united In their belief that Ihe tall slender form of Cornelius McGilll- cuddy and his familiar waving score- curd will be missed in Ihe ball parks of the American League. ^ootboll Fatalities On Decline in U. S. LOS ANC5KLES. Oct. 19. (AP) — 'S in the nation are Bill McColl. with 21 rcvc-pHons. . j Sown almost, 50 per cent at urn Although he c.iiicbt only ]3'- Ll Se of tlie irrifl season as comnir- ??rs pa?-rs. Bucky Curtlss of" Vandorbill. has piled up ths most yardage. His 1 •K6 yards are "pproJchecl only by McC^ll's 335 anci Bienemann's 387.' Among the punter,!. P.U. Br?dy of Nevada is the leader with a 454 avcr-ge on 18 bnots. Royal McMullen of Wyoming was idle and thus retained his -14.1 average. It was good enoueh for second place. Jim Doran. Iowa state end.'ranks sitxh in the nation amonc pass receivers, [n four games he has caucht 19 passes lor 281 yards and two touchdowns. AIR CONDITIONING HEATING REFRIGERATION -ELECTRICAL- Salos-Scrvicc-EngmecrirtE Cify Electric Co. Phone 2241 at- to the same period There have been six deaths tributed directly to football, o listed as indirect and still another i.s rejistered as uncertain. Added to these, is one death in rugby footbau m cnnada. said to be only the third In Canadian senior rugby history. The statistics wn e obtained today from Ihe Commit tec on Injuries and Fatalities of Mir American Football Coaches Assnrlnllnn. headed by Dr. Floyd R. Eastwood'of Los Angeles Stale College. At. this same period last vcar. Including the second week of'ihe season in October, direct football fatalities numbered 11. The 1950 death loll Includes one sJiidlot. or sixth grade student; cue college player, and four hi2h school players. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, IRISH IN THE AIR Bill Gay, Jo ' " y fct-x: : v .-f, gyy^ m'^'lJ.?! 5 i nPraC i', C V C , SSi °£ at South Bcnri !n<( sre Bl11 Barrett, Mly,"k" 7our S ronny*£ ?/&?'* ^'^ ^"^ ^^ "" Has T Reached Popularity Peak? Some College Coaches Say It Has h Basketball Rules SWC Teams End Week-Long Drills Rain Fails to Halt Rice and Aggies; SMU Works Hard By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Most Southwest Conference football teams were ready Thursday to bc?in tapering off for Saturday's games. Tt rained at College Station and Houston .vcsterrtay. Texas A. and M. and nice Institute went risjhf 'on with practice. This mishi have been prompted by the fact that the team each plays Saturday is expected to pass, pass, pass and if it rains Saturday there may not be loo effective passing. Rice entertains Southern Methodist In a battle of undefeated, untied teams. Southern Methodist is the passiiiRest team In the nation, having chunked 128 forwards, completed 70 for 1,063 yards and nine touchdowns. Texas A. and M. mccl.s Texas Christian, a team Is expected to use the one offensive weapon A. and A!, lias had trouble defending—the pass. OFfcnsn Pleases Dou^lii.s There was an air of optimism at most schools, with Texas University Coach Blair Cherry and his assistants expressing pleasure at the way the. lonRhoriis drilled for Saturday's game with Arkansas. Arkansas Coach Otis Douglas seemed more pleased with his offence, than at any other time this season. He praised the ball carrying of halfbacks Buddy Rogers and Hay Parks. Cherry said halfback Gib Dawson, injured In the Oklahoma game last week, would see only limited service against the Razorbacks. Baylor, which plays Texas Tech in a non-confercEicc game, still hap a flock of injured players and there aren't too many smiles around the athletic department. Southern Methodist drilled on offense and defense. Coach H. N. Russell said he didn't, think his son, No. 1 quarterback Rust.y. Jr., or I guard Charley Chambers would see action against. Rice. Texas Christian got one of its Injured players back. Center Max Eubank turned out. for the dummy scrimmage and Coach L. R. <Dutch'! Meyer said he'sd start Saturday' against the Aggies. ' i Aged Q Yea rs in the wood Straight Kentucky Bourbon in all its Glorv! irs OM.V •l,'5 QJ. K HSU. UMUCU Jit'ltHI fUiEOK WHIml. INI SUSS USTIlllfiS CO., FSmfCd, millUl Political Announcements The Courier News Is authorized lo announce the following candidates for Ihe general election. November 7: j For Alttrrnian 2nd Ward J. Ij. (Jodiei Naliers Results of AP Survey Show Some Top Teams Use Wing Formations By WILL CRIMSLEV NEW YORK. Oct. 19. (AP)—Has the T-formation reached its peak of popularity in college football? Some coaches insist it has and that now the sport's strategists are going back U> the old-fashioned single and double wing stuff,to win games. To pet an answer, the Associated Press conducted a countrywide sur- v«}', which disclosed these facts: 1. Many of Ihe nation's best teams still use the single and double wing in preference to the T. Three of the top ten in the latest AP poll don't use the tricky new formation while another goe.s along with it only half way. 2. Several major leams, after experiments with the T, now are working in the best features of the older maneuvers. 3. Some big schools notably UCLA and Oregon State on the west coast, have made a complete switch away trom the T. 4. The T-formation has turned up with so many variations that the name no longer denotes one specific method of attack. Formations Mean Nnthing 5. Rise of the split, sliding, winged and other T-formations indicates a restlessness among coaches to get something better. 'The only bounrts now are in the coach's imagination," said ' Clyde Smith. Indiana coach who uses the winged-T. "Formations no longer mean anything." said Charley Caldwel! of Princeton ,a single wine man. "The T-coachcs are incorporating some of the older stuff and the single wing fellows occasionally slip in some of the T." Southern Methodist University, third ranked nationally, is a single wing team. So is Ohio State, No. 9. co-champion of the Big Ten and winner of the Rose Bo«-l game last year. Powerful, unbeaten Washington. No. 10. plays the quarterback up close to the center. T-style. and runs single and double win;: formations along with the pure T. "Keens the defense gucssins," says Coach Howie Odell. . Kentucky Uses Dnublr Win? Bear Bryant, coach of (ourth- rankcd Kentucky, baffles the opposition by using the double wing with cither wing back in motion. The Wildcats mix this with the T. Michigan mixed up its formations against Army and baffled the cadets for more than a half last Saturday at Yankee Stadium. Unbeaten Princeton and Pennsylvania are the cast's main proponents of the single wing. Syracuse and Harvard mix it with the. T. The south has been slowest to swine onto the bandwagon of the Homecomings Top Class B Grid Menu Homecoming festivities will highlight action in Ui« six games involving Mississippi County Class B schools tomorrow afternoon and night. + Two schools, Osceola and Luxort will crown football queens in pre- game ceremonies that will climax a full day's celebration of homecoming for students and old gradt Luxora will crown its homecoming queen in a pre-game ceremony > before Its games with Dyess lomor- row afternoon. The queen Is to b« selected by votes of the student body. The queen will reign over the game that will pit Coach Tye Adams' Panthers against Coach Tom Parks' Dyess Eagles. Kickoff time for this game will r« Caruthersville Tips Charleston Tigers Get 25 to 6 Victory; Long Pass, Run Nets First Score Clinic Planned October 30 Meeting To Be Sponsored By Courier News The Courier N'ews will sponsor a basketball rules clinic in Blytheville Oct. 30. for the benefit of" basketball officials and coaches of the county, it was announced today. Plans for the clinic, which it Is Imped will become an annual affair, moved forward today with the obtaining of Ebb Picfcens of Jonesboro. one of north Arkansas' most popular cage oftcials, as one of the instructors. The clinic will be held at night but the site has not as yet been selected. George Clark, Courier News sports editor who is in charge of arrangements for the clinic, said this morning that it is hoped the Blyt-hcville High School gymnasium will be available for tile school. If the gym is not available, he said, the clinic probably will be held in the Municipal Court room at City Hall. •I:aroH (Trigger) Wall of Manila president of the Mississippi County Basketball Officials' Association which Is cooperating with the Courier. News in sponsoring the clinic, also serve as instructor. Mr. Wall will discuss rules chnn»- | es in girls basketball and Pickons ' will discuss changes in boys' rules. ] Mr. Clark stated that J. M j (Johniei Burnett, executive secretary of the Arkansas Athletic Association has been contacted and will attend the clinic if at all possible. The clinic will be open to the public and basketball fans of the county are being urged to attend. CARUTHERSVILLE, Oct. 19. — Caiulhersville's Tigers quit losing last night and beat out a 25-6 win over the invading Charleston eleven, The game was originally scheduled to be played Friday night but was moved up until last night due to a district teachers meeting to be held Ihi.s weekend. The Tigers got their scoring un- dcr.vav early with quarterback Mead passing to halfback Cantrcll for 6ti yards and a toucliiiuwn. Cantrel! hauled down tile pass at the 50 and covered the remaining 50 yards on one of the best runs of the night. Tn the second quarter, the Tigers took over on a punt at their own 13 and worked the ball 37 yards to pay- dirt wilh fullback Morgan plunging over from one yard out, Charleston scored its only touchdown in the second quarter, in fact, immediately follcwing Caruthers- villc's second score. Jim Hess took the kickoff after that touchdown at the Charleston 17. picked up his Interference and went all the way. 83 yards, to the Caruthersville " cno Pass Play Scores 2:30 p.m. At Osceola tomorrow night. Coach Dukie Speck's Semlnoles will crown a football queen, also. Hiss Wanda Woods will be. crowned as Osceola'j 1950 homecoming queen in pre- game ceremonies and then the Seminoles will take the field against the Hughes Blue Devils in search for their sixth win of the season. Oseeola's festivities are scheduled to start at 7:45 p.m. with the opening kickoff of ihe game scheduled for 3 o'clock. Four more class B games are on Ihe agenda for tomorrow night. Two of these be played on Mississippi County fields and the other two will be played outside the county. Wilson Has Hnmt Game Wilson's defending district champions will be at home tomorrow night meeting the Sloan-Hendrix eleven of Imboden. Coach Roy sto- ' batigh's Bulldogs be seeking their fourth straight victory in this game, it,, too, is scheduled for 8 p.b. At Joiner tomorrow night, Shaw- High's Indians will go against ton pass and raced 78 yards to the niie yard line. Then he plunged over fcr the score. The name statistics show that tt | was Caruthersville all the way j Charleston was outclassed In every I department. Caruthersville racket) j up 11 firsl downs to nine for Ciiarles- I ton. gained lOfi yards on the ground to 85 for Charleston, completed six : of 11 passes for 142 yards, while Charleston was completing but two, I of 15 fcr 2fi yards. I 7"he lineiins: Caruthcrsville Pt)5. I. E. L.T. L G. C R.G. R.T. R E. Alcad d B Cantrcll Wilson Morgan Substitutions: CariiSlicrsville -1 Lacy, Clayton. Claxton. Woods. ing first victory of th« scascn, will go to Hurrisburg. And again they will be the underdogs. Harrisburg is one of the stronger B teams in Poinsett Countv. Burdetle's pirates, the" county's most Improved team, take on the Tyronza chiefs at Tyronza tomorrow night. After losing their first two games three in a the pirates row, have won - Camp i Gaither I Fike Mchrle : Goodin Hazel i Bostic Charleston • Owens Layton -. . Bullinger • Lastei .... Lattmore Quartermoui Dragons to Play Wynne Gridders The Harrison Kigh School Draz•ns will meet the Childcrs High e'ci'cn cf Wynne on the Hirrison cn Ht " h ' tomorrow afternoon at H B McF-cVr,! T! ' e Drr'-ons were scheduled. Ul i "•B, Cavvr-i ! -''".v Mcvrl'l High of Pine Bluff her** F B Farmei ! yW.crr.vy rrtcyuoou but the came*'' - - • • .. . —.....tux. "L'IHI.1, | Boyd. Charleston—Williams, L Fox i Scctt, McPhceters. Cornwall, Tav- | lor, C. Fox and Stallinss. Fusori Scores |TKO Over PcUoneU th = ^ t™ 1 'siill hfls • • - - Ilia Pine Bluff tri'\ 0:i Oct. 27 n,'o cd to r-n-t Bv: when unfavorable e it impor.sible for L~m to make the rll , ,, re s(at , -< r' Dyersburg. Tenn., on l.:ir Harrison Field. CHICAGO. Oct. 19. Boxing Club f.B.C., which /,TI, Tha T i - ~T-"i. v.i i.n.,0 Wednesday i.i i- rue In- mght i clc vi s ion commitments in 'a has had 10-show package deal. A Tip for Hunters Bv Slack THAT BIRD'? SITTING ON A TREPUON& CALL MO SHOOTING * AT HIM MAY BREAK OR DAMAGE A TELEPHONE Trl!? MAY MEAN AN IMPORTANT TELEPHONE CALL 19 INTERRUPTED B B 0' a a THAT 9 \\W\VE SAY; PUASE DO NOT SHOOT formation that, niiisjiroomed into popularity dllrins the war. Clrm- son. Duke. Tennessee. North Carolina. North Carolina state and William and Mary clinz to the single winj. "At Tennessee." says Princeton's Caldwell. -Gen. Bob Neyland has 1= Plays off his basic formation Hell tell yon what, they are and then beat your brains oiil Unbeaten Drake is doing all ri ? ht with the single wing. Colorado goes in for the short punt with a lot of buck laterals Tony Pellone slug-fest. But finding a way to make the public pay to see them Is another story. Fusarl scored a lOlh round technical knockout of incredibly game Pellone and television scored some sort of a knockout over the- I B C Only 3.024 fans preferred watching the clacliators in the flesh lo see- Ing them on the video screen. The I.B.C. had expected at least 10000 The gross was $19.205 and the net only 514.774. Just two weeks aco abnul SHOO attended the also-televised Rocky O.raziano-Cene Burton brawl. The I.B.C. had hoped for 12.000. It looks like a long. lean, winter' WALKER INSURANCE AGENCY Yes. we've moved our main offices In Ihe GLENCOE HOTEL BLDG. V 3 block south of .Main on Second SI reef W. L, "Bill" Walker SPECIAL PROGRAM Tuesday Night, Oct. 24 7.-SO P.M. E.C,"Took"Gathings Speaker 4 Tnvilallon Exlenrlcd lo All "O.I.'s" Jn Mississippi CoontT REFRESHMENTS LOOK BEHIND THIS EMBLEM to'//firf... ' M«r« than 3 mil I km m«n and wom*n, ALllf VETMANS . . . Tr.m.ndout*' phytical r«seurc»> . . . Hi 9 h id«li . . . strong pvrpofrM . . . PrW* In p*. taff • v*t . . . Why \nt Pay Volir American I.fglon Dues Now? DUD CASON POST 24 Blythcrillc

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