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Bi,, (AEK.) CQUBIEft KEW3 .FBIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1939 little iteckjL 1 ig^rsj^ 1938 Arkansas Title Holders Favored To trbunce Blytheville Smarting under the en.dring12-0 Leads Chicbsaws Into Fray Pine Bluff Zebras e last' »eek,>he Chkkswlll enter he fray', with' orders to 'shoot Hie *ork!," In an effort to legaln some of their 'lost prestige, gan rtieir first "victory ovei a Little R"ck t?am, and remain In the running for the state title. '/Never In the hlsloiy of athletic relations between the two schools have 'the Chicks ever won a contest of any sort from a Tiger rcp- U33V UJ- »"** *"' u " " ,„, resentative. They have met U on 'the gridiron -with the tribe ^winding up on the short end botl tunes in 1931 Ernest Qulgley, now -athletic director, brought his outfit to Haley Field and won with Tease. Some time later In discuss- 'W the game he referred to It as -a "practice", game. Then last year the Chkks and Tigers waged one of the greatest offensive battles ever staged In the Wonder state. At the end of four torrid sessions, Vhlch'kept the 8,000 fans m a ' state' of hysteria, the Tigers were 1 out to front, 33-21. It was a seesaw battle with the lead vaulting back'and forth. The Maroon Maul- 'e'rs led 7-6 at the end of the first -quarter, 14-13 at half way; 21-19 '* soing Into the last heat But a final quaiter , drive reaped two " touchdowns and the winning margin" '' It is difficult to pi edict the outcome" of tonight's battle. On papei the Tigers are top-heavy favorites Fans who have seen them in action are of the opinion that Clyde Van Sickle, former University of Ark- •'ansas' star, has assembled i u team- comparable to last . outfit which copped the Aikansas ' conference championship Those . who have seen both Little Rock. and Pine Bluff In action this sea-1 how son'rate the Van Sickle Swingers even better than, the Dunaway Fieelahd mid Billy Maack, ends. Hairy Donaldson and Kelton Brown tackles, Walter Cwson and Richard Oardiol. guaids, and A C Hlnton, center, Bedford smith, Ra>mond Rolf, Hughes and Gaiter In the backflcld The tribal big chief announced that the official* will be Him!Smith, icferee, Marlon Hale, umpire Bob King, head linesman, and Pete Ralney, field judge Seminoles Play Impressive ly In Win Over Team From Imboclen By J. P. FRIEND OSCEOLA, Oct. G—Turning o the heat In the first three qutirte *he Osceola Seminoles, defendin champions, chalked up their Ihl successive triumph of the seaso with a smashing 18-0 win over 11 Sl:un-Hendrix Lions from Imbod here loulghl. -pinm tlip first few jnlnulei wh rlUlll \IU- i"3V I*. that resulted In Lan ' Rabb ovci foi the firs uauuw outccme was nc doubt, but rather a matter of score would be And out the superiority let the winners nwcola has 11 first Beginning of the End _*_! _ . . _. _ _. • „ —• ^tffVA -W**A \l\l\ EUIEB BIG SlRltS Cincinnati Haibors Hopes Foi Revenge In Games Al Home Park BY HARRY FERGUSON Aboaid the Worlj Series Special, En Route to. Cincinnati, Oct 0 (UP)—The Cincinnati Reds like the small town boy who got fleeced by the cllv siickais, headed for home today, full of regrets but planning on revenge. Beaten In the first : two games of the world series by.the New York Yankees, out hit, out fielded, and out pitched, the Reds limped toward lhe hills of home : .wltli- u grim loak on their , faces. Tomorrow, they hope, will be another day. A great crowd; forgiving as a mother's heart,, waited for them In Cincinnati. Their two best pitchers ( have been beaten. The Yankees have hammered down their morale, and all Cincinnati has left to throw into I'nc battle is Junior Thompson, a roskte "'who has just completed his first year j n big eague baseball, But tiie crowd waits to welcome them and hopes, in this dark hour, hat a miracle Will come to pass. Cuivlng into the Valley of the Ohio is a triumphant train loaded with the Yankees, one of the L t tie Leading the underdog Chickasaw; into action ngninit Rock Tigeis in the comeback effort of ,the Bljthev.lle team tonight be Dnn Warrington, 190 pound all-stale end of!938 m Probable Starting Line-ups No. 80 81 82 83 84 85 80 13 74 15 16 I.iltlc Rock Player Maack McMurry Oardiol Hinlon Crovvson Donaldson Frceland Smith Rolf Hughes Carter Wt. 180 18fi 163 119 no 209 188 1U4' 1G5 154 198 POS. LE. L.T. L.G. C n.o. H.T. 'R.E. QB R.H. L.H. 1 B ~Blvlhfville No. 49 4G 53 55 52 •A 50 39 33 28 20 Player Baxter Johnson Bennett Godwin J. Paulk. Justlce Warrington Hood Lloyd Hnrbert Ford Wt 115 175 18o 210 195 1QD ' 100 157 163 165 16: ] VulUH LU U "j * "-in "*oi • i „. . l up an additional 184 yards from and Harry Carter I intercepted passes | The big question mark, of course, . ^ advertised the Lions' main is the tribe What effect last week's th . Ms Sn passmg But the hard game had on them Is unknown If (.^gin, Osceola line, plus a cvuar- I ' they are whipped Inside then an K t o{ a , ert bac)cs p ] n yed havoc adiSng machine will likely Ml Rh thal WC npon and left them .. needed to kep track of, the score t aboul help i eBS Fifteen aerial T But, if the> are "on" their game \^ m ^ wcrc hurled and only two |, and really put up the fight that llli(U , e i r target foi a 40-iard gam has been characteristic of all Ely- Qn lne olner lm nd, the tribe inter- thevllle football teams, the Tigers cep ted f=ur enioute to would-be are in for a busy session The recclv(!rs arid pnv ed the way for a •< Chicks have what it takes to win couplc of touchdowns The visitors II - Fist performances have proven made only one threat, In the final that quite conclusively'. And if they rlod , hcri they gained the ball "start clicking with the flist whis- I lhc Q^ecm n yard line via the - tie, such as they did in the second fumWe . rec0 very route But the half of the Pine Bluff battle, al- ,. Ratb it,» pulled his mates out of most anything is liable to happen lhe hole by ge tu n g in front of A significant fact Is that thel ahcave tossed by the enemy and Chicks played their gieatest 1938 scampcrc d 60 yards before he M,\as __. nr , n i nr >* fVin Tleprs Justl *;....n.. _,,n f\i\ nf hnimris greatest ball clubs ever put to- gelhe-- The song the Yankees sing as they speed closer to Crosley Field and the third game of the series is an old familiar tune tha was a chorus that runs "foil stiaight and the battle's over. 1 ' The Yankees have looked hk champions all the way. When pitcher falteiea for a niomen spaikllng fielding saved him. Who their powei hitteis failed, up step ped a supposedly weak sister hk Babe Dahlgreh to blast a double o a home run Two sore'arm pitcl is—Red Ruffing and Monte Peai on—have "given up a total of s tlngy hits in the two games. Manager Jce McCarthy of II Y-inlees, usuallv a chronic worrie slept soundly last night as the ba tie shifled to the west. He was u decided who he would start in t moilow's game and-will not mak game against the Tigers Just, what they will do tonight is n matter of conjecture. fmal i y nm c ut of bounds Co ach Frank Jones' finely con dittcmed charges scored their touch- HlLci Ul UUiijsviw"*! 1 UluU'ICU uiiia>5^>* uv»"--« Coaches Joe Dildy and Mitchell downs the hard way, by staying Best have concentrated their ef- on the ground The champions forts on their defense during the gained the ball after three Lion at- teek to stop the line thrusts of tacks at the foi^ard wall netted but Carter, and the off tackle smashes Uo yards and then got vid of_he — '- —--.. «"—,, -o^notti [, n ^ b y punting Earl Morrison, leas Huckaby and Williams then pened up on the tackles and anks and were never headed unlll icy reached pay dirt with the Rab- it crashing center for the score. Elmer Bryant's attempted kick was wide. Osceola 6, Imboden;0. They had another scoring chance before the canto was over but a ecuple of Bad passes from center nullified it. But about the middle of the second quarter they cashed in again. Huckaby Intercepted a pass and galloped 40 yards. He skirted righl end for 32 to lhe 18. . Today's Sport Parade By HENRY MclEMORE _======= CINCINNATI, Oct. 6. (UP)-The suggestion has been made by more than one fair minded citizen that some soil of a handicap be worked out for lhe New York Yankees in order that the National Lcigue learns which meet them in the World Scries each fall will have a chance At' the 'risk of being stoned on the street, here In this town"wherc the Reds arc revered and looked upon as a race'of be-flnnnelcd supermen, I must admit that I think the suggestion H a sensible one And I believe that^ even the most rabid devotee of the HcOs In this city would asree, to:, had he witnessed utes before game time Managers joe'McCarthy' and Bill McKechnie could meet at he me plate, match for'first choice, and start picking the teams of the afternoon. Say McKechnie got first choice This would give him at least four Yan his side, and my guess is up his mind until the teams w( out later todav, but there , wasn't much to worry him. . best guess is that Bump Had] a" veteran right hander, 1 will get call, although there is a cliai that Oral Hilciebrand may be s into action Even if those two sh E IS Itt'S s T New York Writer Rates Blackwell and Mosley Among Aces By LESLIE AVERY United Press SUIT Correspondent ;NEW YORK, Oct. 6.—The Crim itm Tide, of-Alabama rolls, into, Nev York Eoriiiy to carry Its'"nations football h:pes into battle against Fordham, thCiTilan of the East, m the most significant game on tomorrow's interseclional grid pr.o- grnm. - More lhan a . third of the 45,000 expected to pile into the Polo they were beaten by California's ;reat 1937 team. One of these is laywood Sanford, 200-pound end •hs Is the "Brlckley'-.of Harvard" n the Southland. It was the un- rring' toe of Sandy, who.beat Tu- ane and Vanderbilt with last min- itc field goals, that propelled the. Tide into the Rose Bowl two years ngo. Seventeen limes Thomas has called on him to kick, and he hasn't missed putting it through the uprights yet. Capt. Carey Cox, 190-pound center and the lightest man in the Tide's forward wall, also was a member'of '37 'Bama bowl team. He is the nivot man in a forward wall " Fifty'- Entries Five Races Thursday Grounds to see this first • test of and CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Oct. 6. —Horses from ten states were en- is the pivot man in a forward wan tered in the first race., of the Lh-t averages 212 pounds per"man. American Legion Fair here yesler- COT is-ahnost a-cinch for All-' day,,over fifty entries being.made Southern honors this year, and if in the five races. Starters r were , iC Tide. Eoe" anywhere, hi^iiame-.Vfrem Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, ^certain to be ^^^^•^^^^^ir^S ' Alibama's backfield: has ^one 'of Three Pemiscot County residents ti,P newest Wers and punlers in 'had entries. John o:Garrett and . lerkv Mosley Wl-pound halfback • Louie- Edwards of C^rthersville. ever turned out bPy the - Soulh's. and Dr. J. ,V, ,M:ore of.Hayti, al- S, factortes He cans the plays' though' Garretf scratched his entry, ^mH TiSiSdown^threat, any-^and neither of the other's entries time he gets in a broken field: With finished in the money. r I in it- iji, c,- _' - . . l •Dnr-iilti- rvf ra/'PB * kee pitchers because the Cmcm- nat. pitching has been all right especially that performance by Dcr n and Alley Donald An loafing in the bull pen lick of work to do so far ^ tn , ctic Johnny best reuei o . nf fine T»-DOimd, pass re-: | e ,d "n Gene Bla kwell and ' Results of races: Race ,1, hall mile, 580 pune-BH y ringer in the first game JMuiphej, one of the With the four Yankees menll-ned I pltcheis in baseban. ^ ^ cV^StarUr^l^ lhe Re^ in this ---Red Hnf^ nstead of lhe shambles that is now I flng, Monte Pearson .._ Fordham . department sent 15,000 plenty of to Tuscaloosa' and they were | over the early as last Salur- > The Ti 1 arrive on special > outscore n progress Now, before I make n public and, prcbably, a last, appearance in Ciii- :lmiatl, let me remind you of my World. Scries prediction of a week ivdii^ii aiiu M«* v v—™.— -----of Hughes Travis "Hans" Bennett and Long John Paulk, a pair of tough 195 pound customers who have been lunnlug at tackle, have been inserted in lhe guard slots with instructions to do their Their added weight over Raymond Bickerstaft and Pat Chltmon swell the Maroon line to over the 190- pound mark. The' starting bockfield Is giving the mentors no little concern, bu it seems fairly certain that firs 'call will be given to Gene Hood quarterback, Hugh "Te\" Harbcrt left halfback; Sonny Uoyd, rlgh and Willis Ford, fullback There i _; a possibility that Hood's leg ma l|' keep him out In that case, Paul i! will be inserted in the blockln back and BickcrslafI ' to his old post, Ruffing gave four hits he first game. Pearson held Reds to two hits yesterday. Dickey ago: The Reds to win one game, with \\UHIVJ 11511,1. i *«-! ••*•»• the first two games of .the present World Scries in New York. To date the Reds haven't won t game. In two games their total o hits Is six and of runs one. The Yanks, on the other hand, haV won two games, made 15 hits, and scored six runs. This Superiority of the Yankees In' World Series competition with National League clubs didn't Just start day before yester : day. They've been butchering National League teams for several Junior Thomps:n the winning pitch er. Junior, ready thyself! BobSikes Wins Over Young Allen Lllia txm-" 1 "-**. j- i leains staking Rose | coached. He „_ on the outcome of this-ace backs, I Coaches Frank Tlicmas of BIumenst:ck, ,uia and Jim Crowley of Ford- T.CUO v« v,.« * . .. i nnm are prepared, poised, and de- ame up both days with men on tcrmlncd to "shoot the works.' If ases and knocked in a run. the win -, ier of t ui s bruiser continues Tliere Isn t much excuse lhat can through the season undefealed, it be made for Buck Walters, t" B will hnvc a good cfcim to Ihe mytlj- inker ball artist who had a sen- nat i 0 nal title and undoubtedly satlonal season in the National' - • •-* ' •"«•' il have to purse—Equality, Colclasure up, first; believes is Nimulc, second; Reigh Mouse,- third; two ; Jenkinson up," fourth;. three-fourths mile, thinks that his «n Eshmont and Jim are more- than a j purse-Luck first, with -Leller up; mntch'ToranAhing Alabama can | Prohibition, second; Ole.Pal,-third; n hav( , Us clloicc of several b ' - PINE BLUFF, Ark., tional League learns ior aovwn. P1Nt ; Buurr, <v^.. --•-... .. -. Ior revcngc Manager MC- years, and of their last 25 games Finishing strong alter catching his Sl£V cl j hasn't much choice about r ... «« -r..-t.,~..i n ii.T iiva nf i ^ ~r i An n\ni- In the canv K-ecmiiL nxt^n u i,.i.vt. will return , The line will consist, in addition to the guards, of Captain Danny • ;, Warrington and Buddy Baxter, II., ends; L C. Johnson and Alvin Stan Mountain" Justice, tackles Godwin, over the and I'Wild ball. Coach Van Sickle hasn't announced his starting lineup bu he is expected to put the sam eleven on the field which trimmec Benton, 26-6 and Bjrd High o Shreveport, 26-0. They are: Estu Morrison gained six. Williams picked up three and "Huck" sailed around left end, aided by perfect blocking, and crossed the final ripe standing up. An exchange of punts shortly nf- r the second half got under way ive the tribe their third chance nd they capitalized, thanks to the imble legs of the "Rabbit". The 10-pound mite grabbed a punt ou s own' 39 and sliced, twisted, spun nd fcught his way down to the one yard line before five of- the have 'Won 22. Incidentally, two of i s ] 1!lr e ef leather In the cariy the three games • they have lost 1 rovm ds, except for the first. Bob by Carl Hubbcll, which • sikes 0 { P | no Bluff successfully dc- b«uiu11«> u\.«uw.. •-• - • ^Yin jiuve ii-vi ^""• t -" — League. He was hit yesterday and bj(ls ,, on New year's Day. he was hit hard. He gave up nine The N(]tre Dame system is cm- blows and spent most of his after- nloyed by both teams as Sotn noon vainly trying to fool Dahl-. P » mfls aml Crowley icarned^heir gren, who is a fairly soft touch Ly, (rom . tho ate Kn o for most American League pitch- Rochne . Thomas was one of the s - ' Lreatest ciimrterbacks ever :.devel Paul Derringer, loser in the first * by i, 1D O ld Master, and Crow game, deserved a better fate. Hek^,.. namep B s one of the * pitched a head-up, courageous ball Horsem en," w ju live as .long game , and no maUer^vvhat liap-1 ^^ • -^ ^ r^g toiie.big city^e^ Jear of Unusual Size Killed on Kodiak Isle 5BWARD, Alaska (UP)—Add to 1st of life-sized nightmares. A bear whose hide squares 11 feet 4 inches, whose skull measures ' row 'Fou were won just goes to show what a helluva man out there on the mound Ol' Carlos was. ' Several means of handicapping the Ynnks have been suggested. One man, cbviously a follower of the horses, suggested that they be made to carry lead. Just as a stake thoroughbred Is made to carry weight to bring him down lo the stature of platers. This Isn't so good, however, because lhe Yanks could sltll win on home runs into the stands on which they wouldn't I have to run. •m tnp nm tnav ' n » m " lort; werc thc ol)vlous SUK? The Seminoles had an excellent' gestlons, such as limiting the Yan- chlncelo score late in the game,, keen lo two outs an Inning, nstead ratling possession of the pigskin of the customary three; making Joe ™ three but a faulty pass from DIMagglo bat cnc-handcd; allow- ut* k*.~ v ^ tnr* t\\t\ rtr\»v^citmn rWI^lllPtV LO Call fumble and un- >n^ ended his southern heavyweight championship by getting the decision over Young Allen of Mac:n, Ga.. in 10 rounds here last night. It'was .the second fight for the) Sunday's game—it will be Derringer of the strong right arm and perfect control. •The Reds believe Ihcy will do belter In their own backyard. They talk about fence angles, shadows and'infield bounces. But the Ynnk- . was easily, the winner on pclnts iwfth them at this stage of the 1 husiness? — that a fence angle diesn't mean a Ehing so you slam .the ball against I double. Inches in width, 11 inches' in length. : Such a -ear, roaming on KoctiaK Island, was the trophy of D. S Hopkins of Spokane, whose wife bagged a mere 9-foot specimen. Hopkins used a new type car Iridge developed in cooperation with two eastern sportsmen Charles O'Neill and Elmer Keith The huge bruin was brought dow with one shot at 200 yards. Gallant Buddy, fourth. Race 4, three-fourths mile, 580 I purse—Fang Lou first, with Craig up; Tadcasler,: /second; Blackie,. hird; My 'Ann, fourth. Race 5, mile run, $100 purse- Bill Rock, first,with Ross up, and owned by J. Palmer of Pairmount,- III.; Fair .Scout, second; John Driscoll, third; Negligence, fourth. The Cherokee. Indians of '..Oklahoma have their own newspapers, printed in their own alphabet. il. 1112 Horses At .Carutliersville For Race Card I To STS* • any cutstandlng Just as they were allowed to do In player would be an injustice..Work- the clden days; starting the Y«m- rng as a well oiled machine the kees' opponents with three runs, hfn line clicked perfectly, every limiting the double plays of Go don man doing his job. Williams, Huck- and Croscttt to two a game, mak- aby and Morrison did the bulk of ng It compulscry for Dickey to "- k "'"""" h ""' " ntl CAKTJTHERSVILU3, Mo, Oct 6 iV —The Cctton Stales'Derty will be '* ' lhe feature race of, Saturdays rac- fee program »l the American Legion 'F»ir here '»nd the American Legion ,"r»ce will clim»x'trie program on -Sunday. «'i* v .J" •'"'' A total of 112 head of race horses - Attendance »t toe fair^ for th -, «u 44 per cent over las - - -. yta he- leather lugging but it took some excellent blocking by Bunn and the others to make It possible. It was a great game and the 18-0 sec re served warning on the Marked Tree outfit which Is leading the conference with three wins, to watch out. They won, 14-0, over the Lions. The two clash next Friday for the right to cccupy the upper berth. > Apes and men are the onlj ! unnouncw. u^<- j« creatures, whose eyes can be fo- «,«3 »*««&«» the talr.'cused lor different distances. is kip, not run, between bases; ant he Yankees to play Bcrger In left ield. • t ' Tliese are all yery good, but don't think that any one of then would completely offset the ndvan tage the present New York machln has over the other teams. If It wtr left to me to decide what handica to impose I believe I would mak Uhe Yankees and the other lean choose up sides before the gam aried. t .Take the game thai is to kyed here tomorrow. Fifteen mln LION FOOTBALL BROADCAST 2:25 P.M. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7ih .UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS vs TEX. CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY PRICES DOWN! NEW, LOW Special Prices That Assure You Great Tire Savings! Tirestonc STANDARD TIRES AT RADIO STATIONS ' ,...,. . -KARK UUle Rock KBLD Bl Dorado '. 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