The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 30, 1939 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 30, 1939
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PAGE SIX Two Teams Appear About Evenly Matched In Pre- Game 'Dope' TC-3!!I Pine Bluff Hope ., Uttle Rock ... Port Smith ... El Dorado ... N. Little Rock . Btnton .. ... We 11 Lost Tied 5 3 2 2 3 3 I ! 1 0 ' 0 0 0 0 0 Thi Hot Springs . Clnrksville 1 .. : . Forrest Oily ., Camden ..... Jonesboro ... Fordyce : Blythevll!e .. . Games Jcneslwro nt Uttlc Kock, Thursday 'night. Pine Bluff nt North Uttlc Rock, Friday night. Hot Springs at Camden, Friday night. , . Hope al Blylhcville, Friday iiiglH. 0 0 . . ) .. 1 . . 2 . 2 . 1 1 . 2 0 1 2 . 3 . 3 3 . Wrek pet. 1.000 1.000 .toe .ccc .GOO .coo .600 .600 .coo .000 .080 000 .000 .000 .000 By J. V. FKIEND Ol' Man Opportunity stares the Dlythevillc Chicks and the North Llilie Rock Wildcats in the face this week as the Arkansas High School Conference season starts on its last lap o! the ,1939 setts: n. The tribe takes on the powerful . Hope Bobcats at Haley Field, while the feline.? attempt to halt the victorious march of the rampaging Pine Bluff Zebras, the only two unbeaten or untied tennis In the Big 15. The tasks are certain to be )ine<l \vith-anylhlng but rcses. Poy Ham- mpns has lined up a powerful unit al : Hope, one which he compares to' his greatest eleven In his thirty- odd yenrs of coaching. The line is big. powerful and aggressive and, despite the loss of Roy TnyUr and Jimmlc Daniels, the backflcld is well fortified \vllh a'hard running, smashing type of ball carriers and Mockers. Playing' without these two stars. Friday the Bobcats chalked np almost as big a score on Cnm- den as did the Pine Bluff Zebras. They have won their seven starts, three against conference foes. Hopes buoyed by the 'smashing 71-0 rout of the Catholic High Rockets,' Ihe Chlckasnws appeared to have ne\v';hfe and: zest. Tlieh numing was hard, the blocking nI times • brilliant, tackling hard and vicious, ,nnd theli passing attack effective. Also Have Tough Job - ^Aii'equally hard Job faces Ccacli Bob Cowan's Wildcats in stopping Pine Bluff.'H will be recalled'Hint the Cats whipped the Dontv\\a> Dead, 8-0, last year and arc out to repeat' the dcse: The Zebras have won sk straight, four 'loop iiicu\- ber.s listed'among the fnllcn >Two mere.conference gnmes hold llielr'share of interest 'though second to the lieadllncrs. Jonesboro'i light. Uul-flglitln? Qoldeii Hurricane travels to Little Rock. Thwsiiti; night foi a CO-miuute visit will the defending champion Tlgeis Tlie game was mcved up to avoid 13 Dorado. CiflrtKi'llle P'nys tet to the Arkansas School foi-; the Deaf.. Russfllvlllc,. recovering from the teat Ing frcm Fort Smith, meets the li'tckr McGchce Owls nl Mc- Oehee. Co.icli Jamas Alt's crew slaws at home to do battle with comvay. The Pordycc arc due for another thumping al the, hands of the Malvem Leopards and Ijefore homo tons. 1V<> clubs fell from Ihe unbeaten and untied list In an action-filled weekend. Ruxsellvillo, victors over Noitli Uttle Itock In the second unmc of the season, yielded to the bntterinir of a rugged Fort Smith line in the last quarter,'losing 10-fl. The Clarta'llte Panthers, In their first locp game of the season, found Hot Springs a shade tough but maviaKcd to etcftix; with 'a 0-C lie. The other games went just about as expected, pine Jiluff disposed of Hie F:i Dorado threat lo the time, of 21-0, in a sea of mud. which un-. d'-Dlitedly atJed (he Zebras. Hlythe- vllle gained high score 'honors for the week, as well as the- season, by piling ui> 7) points oii'n pass conscious Catholic High. UUlc Hock waited until Ihe last 1(> minutes lo do nil their sc'.ring against Central, blasting the Mcmplifons 25-fi. Law of 'I'aylor and Daniels, who were ruled ineligible from further stale mid competition, failed, to halt Itope against Cninden, tlio Bobcats winning easily, 18-0. Two touchdowns In the last qiiar. ler enabled the Jonesboro Golden Hurricane to nose out the Forrest City Thoroughbreds, 19-12. North Little R:ck played under wraps to down Benton, 25-0, nnd Warren thvnnped Pordyec, 13.0. Today's Sport Parade By HENRY RJel.ESIOnE COLUMBUS, O., Oct. 30, (UP)— Coaches Francis Schmidt of Ohio Stale and Carl Suavely of Cornell bolli went hunting over (he wcek- n day oil from end. Schmidt look a .it Tennessee's Vols Con- linvie To Lead A]) Claimants HV HARRY FKIIGUSON United 1'ress Sports Editor NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (Ul>)- Elcven teams came out of the mid- Gustf-SKoe' Men KfcK for Pennsy with :i I Foolbnll season scramble., today chance to 1 the National championship. Sonic have been tied but none has been lieatcn. As they move Into November Hiid the tough gnine. 1 ; ahead, this is about the way they rate: 1. Tennessee, 2 —Michigan,' 3 — N'clrc name, 4—Texas A.' & M., 5 —fioullimi California, C—TiHtinc, 7—Oklahoma, 8—Nebraska, 0—Cor- liell, 10-Oregon St-llc, II—Norlh Carolina. • • , . There Is a general idea around that Tennessee nnd Michigan are the pick ot the country, but probably any of the 11 teams would be an even money bet against any other. That, theory will be tested this Saturday when Southern Cnl- ifcmla meets' Oregon' Stale nt Portland In' the game of the day. That'game probably will decide the Western representative for the Rose Bowl. .Souiiici'j) California has defeated Washington Slate, Illi-j nols and California and has tied Oregon. Oregon'State has defeated Stanford, Idaho, Portland, Washington nnd Washington Stale. Of the remaining lop 11 teams only Tennessee and Tcxns A. and M. have trouble iiheiul this Saturday. Tennessee meets :i powerful, resourceful Louisiana Stale team nnd Texas A nnd M. goes against nn Arkansas squad thai Is better limn Its-record. Other games in- "'MONDAY, OCTOBER-80,- A' rubber boot Hint .fits over the regulation shoe Is throufn out from the bench for the use of Pennsylvania place-hieKcrs. Its /high, blunt and corrugated We, almost as tiard as fountain pen rubber, meets the ball squarely, lowering the possibility of deflecting Ulc!::. H'lileh won another one by one point, when it defeated Carnegie Tech, t to C. In five games, None Dame has scored only 01 points to Its opponents'^0, but Is still..u beaten nnd untied. Scrape Out 7-6 Win Over Brooklyn; Detroit Up- scls Chicago Bears MEW YORK, Oct. 30. (UP)—The New York Giants, a' remarkable yang of "money ball players" who'll put out only ^nough to win, were the only undefeated team in the National Football League lo- dtiy. Slicing victory just as thin P.s possible, the Giants triumphed m't-r the Brooklyn Dodgers.. 7-li. Intercepted five of Garnniy Btuigh's pnsse.s anil turned them into 1 10 points, their exact margin.of triumph. Tlie Packers' aerial attack clicked despite the wet ball, settine: up (wo touchdowns and accounting for HIP oilier. Tiny- En- 1 gebretnen's 15-yard.field goal scored the other three ijoints. The Bears failed (o bounce hack ,'iftcr tlieir defeat by the Olnnts, 1G-13, a week ago, and lilt the skids again against the Lions. Charles Hanneman's 37-yard field goal gave the Lions a 3-0 'halftime lead. An intercepted pass .set the stage for Detroit's third period touchdown. A Owight Sloan to As Hope Writer. Looks At Glvick- Bobeat. Baltic Uy nil,), HKAS11KK HOPE, Oct. 30. (Special)—Coach Foy Hanimons announces secret practice for full week in prepara-- tion, for game next Friday against sdrcnsj niytheville team. niytlievillc, running from thn Notre Dame formation, boasts • a Fred. Vanzo pass, good for 27 yards, strong team using a hard running then set. up the .score. Sloan pinna- game with passes and the famous ed over from the 12-yard line for ' • '- ll\e touchdown. A fourth period touchdown by Johnny Drake enabled Cleveland to get a 14-H standoff with the Pirates. Parker Hall, league's leading passer, had an off day. completing only one out of 13 passes but staged an 68-ynrd rim for the yesterday and gained undisputed] 1 Rams' first touchdown. Hugh Mc- posscfislou of the eastern division | Cullousjh's 9-yard run and 27-ynvd lead and extended their record of. no defeats through 19 straight' gainr*. The only oilier previously, unbeaten team, the Washington Redskins, bit Hie dust out In Milwaukee where (he Green Bay Packers rolled up a 24-14 victory. Hlggest surprise in the pro 'ranks was Detroit's 10-0 conquest of Uic Chicago Bears,. practically etiml- nntlng the Windy City eleven from Ihc championship race. The Packers and Lions remain deadlocked >ass to 8am lioyd accounted for the two Pittsburgh touchdowns. 1 for Western' Division lead, Seminoles Will Play Memphians football on Friday and went out vt , h , m![ 1)1D mukhvs Lcnms: :or- ducks, returning with ] several [iltunp mallards and pintails. Snnvely did his gunning on Saturday, and when he nnd his Cornell team had ceased firing Ihcy had bagged (he entire' Buckeye football, team, crippled its dream of an undefeated .season, wluged its hopes of a Big Ten championship, and shot tills city's happiness full. of holes. In fact, looking back on what Cornell accomplished with its 23 to H victory .over Ohio State, one i inclined to believe from Itlincn exceeded the the toys legal limit. Because^ they nqt only did all of the things mentioned above, bill tliey | swabbed the veneer of superiority- off mid-western , fopl- biill .:.nml gravely : endangeyet Schmidt's chances of coaching at Qhlo Stnte next season. The alumni of Ohio Slate didn't rrilsh that pasting' Cornell h»»g on the. Buckeyes Here Saturday Cornell was originally scheduled as n "breather,"- and even when the Big Red came tip to the game no one there took It'too seriously. After all, it hail niade Its reputation in. the gossamer Ivy league, where it was believed that play was more polite than polished, more •traditional' than terrific. Before the game 'Columbus and environs were offering 2 to I or H points," aiid slaginif footraces to conflict with the Pine Bluff-Norlh'be the (\rst_to the Cornell money Little Rock struggle. , .Sanvi.'Coleninn's Camden thnt showed. Pan-1 During the first 19 minutes of thers, still seeking their fhst major tire game thts confidence in the victory, entertain .Coach,.Red Swalm's 'heavy Hot Sprljigvqut-' fllin a game which provided plenty of fireworks. The Panthers have just about eliminated the hcspHal list which" has handicapped them all season and will be shooting the "works" from the first whistle. Go Out of Stale Among the other games which involve conference teams, t\vo tire with cwt-of-state 'competition. The Forrest City Thoroughbreds, thumped by Jonesboro last week, face Clarksville, Miss., in the Mississippi city. Tlie Fort, Smith Grizzlies go to Muskogee, Okla., for their annual - tllt'with the Indians. It, Is live second time the Twin City representatives have played an -Oklahoma team this season. The El Dorado-Gurdon game has been moved up a night and will be played after supper Thursday at For Sale! Business knomi .as Hie Old Hickory Inn, across from Hi»h School. Will consider lonj-lcrm lease to right party. See E. H. Dealt? OLD HICKORY INN uckeycj; seemed loelllmnte. The learn .rolled through and over ic llghL Cornell boys tor two luchdowris nnd i\ U to 0 lead 'orkliig from single wing, double Ing, ' and 5-1 formations, they •iished the Cornell opposition ivc yards. ards. ' They Notre Dame-Army, Michigan- Illinois, Oklahoma-Iowa State, • Nebraska-Missouri, Cornell-Columbia, North Carolina-Norlh Carolina State. Tulane has fin open date. Among the • teams lhat have lasted defeat there are some good ones scheduled, for Ihe week-end. Here they .ire by sections: South—Alabama-Kentucky, Baylor-Texas Christian, Georgia Tecli- Dukc, Southern Methodist-Texas. East — Detroit-VIUaiiova, FOfcl- ham - nice, Pennsylvania - Nn vy. Princeton-Harvard, S y mouse- Mlchlgiin Stale, Temrjle-PJUsburgh, Yale-Dartmouth. Midwest—Kansas-Kansas State, MI n n e s o I a -Northwestern, Ohio Slale-ineilaiia, Purdue-Iowa. Far . West'— qregon-Washingtoi! State, Sta n f o v d - Santa Clara UCLA-Callfonila, Olnh - CoWncto Idnho-Ulah Stale, Wnslilngton- Montana, Colorado. SUite - Wyoin- >6.' ' •'' . :!.•;'' 'Oping, .back, to .gntiirday, here •ere. some 6f the. hleb lights: Biggest, .upset,—; Cornell's 23-1 ictory over nil Ohio Slate lean Hat.'was. supposed lo have , lush power that Us second lean onltl handle • Hits one; Player ,of .the day—Jim Lalninie >f North" Carolina who'led the vay to tne 30-lo-C victory . over Pennsylvania;. He figured In every lo'lnl scores! by his team, throwing hree touchdown passes and scor- one touchdown himself. He leld the ball for n field goal nnd 'os all the conversions that his .cam made. Luckiest team — Notre Dame, Ten , yards. Twelve couldn't be stopped. Then come one of the most suv- rising reversals of form foolbal ill sec this year. Scholl of Corel! ran 79 yards for a score unc minute later passed to Bolirmni •ho scored after running 40 yard n ft play that, covered 63 yards u "list two plays the red lean ad all but wiped out the com landing lead which Ohio Stat iad. piled up by Its murderous Around attack, and from then th Suckeycs as well as the crowd o iO,COO were flabbergasted. Shortly after the second hal itarted McCullough", one of th ninny shining Cornell performer climaxed a' 34-yard march by pil ng over for a touchdown and Ih easterners were ahead to sta there. The 18-yard field goal Conell got in the fourlli' period was] just an extra guarantee that the ime wouldn't get away. What happened lo Ohio Slate after It had scored two touchdowns is « mystery. This we do know, however: The Buckeyes completely abandoned Hie plays which were so successful In the first two periods, and dove Into their bag of tricks for plays that got them nothing. Their substitutions were unfortunate, too. The first two each with five victories and one defeat. In the other Sunday game the Pittsburgh Pirates, battled the favored Cleveland Rains to a 1414 deadlock. . x Por 'the third straight Sunday the pro league exceeded the 100,600 mark in attendance, drawing 100,822 paid customers to the four games. Top crowd was 34,032 which saw the Giant-Dodgers game at Brooklyn,, setting a football attendance record for"Flatbush. Despite cold and rain 30,903 paid to see the Bears-Lions tussle at Chicago. The Packers-Redskins game tempered 'gent'Trcm below the" nlo al.Milwaukee drew 24.308 and Ihe * - . .. • »• «•.•« -*i _ ji.,..,,i rt „„., ,,( i K_ nit.ntfic. T7oi«e; Rodriguez, Dillon Are To Grapple Curios Hodriqiicz, the toba.sco- Grande, will attempt to add another victim to his string tonight when he meek Jack Dillon, New Yorker, in n two-oill-of-three fall preliminary at the Legion arena. attcndance at the Pirates-Rams includes Slnkey, Feronl, Nazerlan. Bennett, Rush and" n-dozen more stars on Promoter Mike Meroney's Ken strong's placement kick foi the extra point after Tuffy Leemans' second period touchdown 'gin ol itii Ihe Dodgers. Brooklyn scored on two field goals by Ralph Kerchevnl from Ihe 20 and the other the 47 (longest in the league this was announced a.1 afternoon Hint Hie Osceola Osccola Seminoles will meet, the South Side high school of Memphis 'B' team in a game at Osceola Wednesday night, at eight o'clock. The South Side B team, it is understood, is the same team lhat recently defeaUd the Blytheville junior high Papooses hi an interesting game at Haley Field here. " TIPTON TO TORONTO PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30.—The Athletics have sent Eric Tipton to Toronto on option. end around plnys. The line will average 200 pounds ;>er triaii with Goodwin, Justice and Wnrringltin outstanding, Tlie past cicclwln and Paulk, linemen, were shifted into the backfiolcl ip learn with Mosley and lAoyd, speed merchants. These,.boys .weigh 205 and 210 ami their added power makes Blytheville iriiieh more' dangerous. In the North Wttlc Rock game a Blytheville back dropped un easy pass hi the-cud Mile that would lmv<! given tliem a lead and probably the fame, 'They also failed in. two other rlvps. losing the hall In the shadow of Norlh Little Rock's goal. They are much more potent than their seascn indicates. Coach Seolt of Little Rock says, "they are the hard luek team of the slate." They' handcuffed. Little Rock ex-1 ccpl for Hughes' -long run, gaining I 185 yards., to .Little. Rook's 65.. Bonny Lloyd, fleet back, Is.ihol slate's outstanding punter. He aver-J aged 38 yards in 10.tries with .cue] kick (raveling G5 'yards, against] North IJUIe Rock. His kicks averaged 43 yards I against. Little Rock and 40 yards ] against Pine Blulf. If Hope plays-like we did against | Jone.sboro »e -lose 20 to 0. . If we play a. Camden game we] may possibly eke out a lie or lose| by cue touchdown; H \ve play our El Dorado gamel we should win by one touchdown.) IIOOSIEUS SIODERN17E , DLOOMINGTON] ind., Oct. so.— I a. B. (Billy) Hayes, Indiana track) coach and head football scout, was) the first Hoosier observer to use! an airplane for ills work when he I flew to r/)s Anscte to wat«h llli nils against Southern California. NU-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 180 , -For Prompt Laundry and Cleaning Service •THE HOUSE OF MEAD; one Dillon match Decuples'- the prclim- The Dodgers walked off mary spot, on UnlglitV ear<! it is , evcrythlng exce , )t the victory. -They expected to be a slam-baug affaLi- out , llec| ( , ]e Qlallj 233 ynl . ds while it lasts, while will be one. hour , n5 matlc 97 ,,. lo the Gi _ or less. 1 ants' 51 on passes, and averaged The headline!- tonight brings (o-: 44 , 0 the G | nnts ' ^ on pu nls. gether Joe I^ronl and George Bennett and judging from the caliber of their perfcrmances here In the past, the match will uncloublc-uly prove ii. fitting climax to' the slip'.v. KEU-Kll K>{OWS HOW •> • WASHINQTON, Oct. 3D.—Char- ley Keller canceled profitable "eii- gagemcnts to come" to Washington for the Variety Club's charity show. Tlie Yankees' world - series here refused to accept expense money. HKCOTm FOR EUKOHS LOUISVILLE, Oct. 30. — The Louisville Colonels set a new American Association record this season when they were charged with 153 errors,, one more ilnin St. Paul committed in 1030. :,.'•• . MAJUUK1> COLUMBIA, Mo., Three University of Missouri fo:t- ball players have wives. They arc Lowell Plckett, guard; Bob Wakehinn. tackle, and ftnybnrn Chnse, fullback. Green Bay's alert pass defense spelled victory for the Packers who Soy Beans We Are Buyers Kor'All Varieties of Soybeans. Sec or Phone Us for Highest Daily OITer. Blytheville Soybean Corp. So. R.R. St. Phone 5Rfi hey made sent Graf and Raab 'nto the game, and it was ovei Lhe heads of these livo gentlemen that Scholl's pass soared into the; arms of the galloping Bohrman. Once Scholl picked .Cornell o!f the floor with his electrifying run, Ihe easterners completely outplayed their' biggest, and more "heavily fortified opponents. Cornell showed speed, fight, n brilliant'offense, and, in the closing minutes of the game when a poor kick gave Ohio Sltalfi the ball only sixteen yards from a score, a resolute and door-die defense. WRESTLING Joe Feroni vs. George Bennett Jack Dillon vs, Carlos Rodriquez AMERICAN T.KG10N ARKNA. MONDAY S P.M. Stove and Furnace OIL * Diesel & Tractor FUEL DAY 355 NIGHT 166 Barnsdall Refining Corporation America's Oldest Oil Reflnct.v C,B. Wood, Jr., Agent Attention To All Old Car Owners SOUTHEAST MISSOURI•& NORTH-EAST ARKANSAS. OLD GAR DERBY 50 Mile Race $150 Purse - Also ADDITIONAL. PRIZE MONEY no al to Diul Cason post of the American I.cgion, Hlvtheville, is offering 5150.1) to entries in their OLD CAR DEUliY. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12th a <he FAIR GROUNDS, Hlylhcville. Ark. All cars mannfsictnrctl up t and including January 1st, 1931, iire eligible lo enter. ONLY S5.00 entry fee. Entries must be in not later than Noon, November the 10th. Those desiring: to enter their old car in Ihe Legion Old Car Derby mny \\Ttte, wire or phone .Don Edwards, Post Commander, Blytheville." Don't Forget the Date —Sunday, November the 12th $150 Purse, $50 Prize Money. Entries Limited Don't Get Left Out, Enter Your Car Today LET US GIVE THANKS -no'w ilted-lettuce fronts! Rehold She perfect- example of how a suit of clothes can plant an inferiority complex in a man! Note the hang-dog look, the drooping mouth,, (he wistful eyebrows, it takes a mighty strong character -to -look the world in the eye in a suit like this. • . What's the solution? Very simple. Get info clothes thai arc well designed, clothes (hat are well (nilorc'cl of good fabrics—clothes that are made by skilled craftsmen who hate anything short of. perfection. .Then you're ' always sure of a suit coal front conforms to the body without crcu.s-' .' ing or bulging or tipsydatsying. 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