The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 16, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 16, 1952
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JUWUKIY, AtJOtST 16, I98J ^•| • i •% • • B^. •• " ' •——— ; • .-PAGE FIV Chicks Begin Drills Wednesday; Hot Springs on Schedul Fnninmanf *•*% K*. I^«..«,J *•- HARD WAV—Curly Marsac of Caruthersville. Mo,, If shown hl« hot rod the hard way, through the rear window, after a crack up »t th« stock car races at Walker Park last night, Marsac's "r wa« Involved In a smash-up with one driven by Earl Davis of Blytheville and lost a front wheel in the accident. Luckily, no • one wai Injured. ( C »uri«T New Phot«) * f Caruthersville Driver Wins Stock Car Races Merle Brtsginj of Caruthersville copped top money last night In he Blytheville Stock Car Club's stock oar races on the walker park ova! ' Brigglns, drlFlng a 1936 Dodge hot rod. finished first in the third and fourth races, fourth in the feature race and had the best qualifying tim« of 29.9 seconds for the half-mile dirt track. Top money for the races Is de elded on a point bask with driv ers awarded so many points for each first, second, third or fourth place in each race. They also receive points If they finish In the iirois Booked Dn Mat Card • Canadian, Henning Teamed for Tag Bout Walter SIrols, the French-Canaan who bills himself as the fight- if lumber Jack, returns to the Me- lorial Auditorium wrestling ring ronday night after a lengthy ab- 'nce. Sirols, who halls from the tall mber country of southern Canada scheduled to team with Johnny enning In the tag match feature t th« American Legion's wrestling Hits at the auditorium. Opposing them will be a couple til her heavyweight loughies. Sugy ayamaka the sleeper hold artist ,nrt Sockeye McDonald. This will be SIrols' first appear- ice here In nearly a year. A vet- an of many a campaign In the ca! wrestling ring, big Walt has large following , of Blytheville ns. Monday night's bout 1» expect- to tops In catch-as-catch can •appling. All four participants are pable a! forgetting the rules at mes and all like to play rough. iTwo one fall preliminary bouts also on the card, with McDonald ieeting,Slrois. In the first.and Ha- Tnaka meeting Henning In the cond. The first bout Is sched- ed for 8:15 p.m. top three In quallfyng. 1 Oene Bingham of Lepanto, driving i 1933 Ford, won the feature race In which all cars took part Edward Cecil of Caruthersvllle finished second. Earl Davis of Blythe ville third and Brigglns fourth. The stock car races are held each Friday night and Sunday afternoon at the park with the newly- organized Blytheville club as the sponsoring group. The Blytheville races have grown into one of the top automobile racing attraction! in this section with racing fans coming from all parts of Northeast Arkansas and South east Missouri to witness them. Midget League Standings Team Lions American Legion Yarbro Rotary, ; , Jayeees Kiwanis W . « . 8 .. 5 . 4 . 4 . 1 Prt .889 . .667 .500 !400 .111 Vo Rams Outplayed but Win 0-7 Over Co//ege All-Stars CHICAGO Wl—It's not true that e best-playing team always wins. Seldom has a football squad joked so superb In defeat as the illege All-Starj did Friday night In tacking up a 10-7 decision on le Scoreboard by bunching all efr points in the last quarter, the is Angeles Rams looked like any- ing but the National Football champions they are. • Most observers thought they dld- t deserve to win and were lucky do It. The 19th game In the all star rie» was a game of breaks—all bad ie« for the Ali-stars. At the start, the All-stars pul- ^Ized their ponderous foes In two ires of 58 *nd 49 yards. The first atured Babe ParllH's lateral to ugh McElhenny of Washington for yards. It carried to the Rams' 19 here Parllli lost the ball on a fum- The second 1 was highlighted bv rillt'8 17-yard-run and a 13-yard pass from the Kentucky quarter- pack to end Bill Howton of Rice It ended on the Rams' 25 when Parilli fumbled. . Parilll lost the ball again In the' third after completing a 58-yard aerial play to McElhi-nny that sent the All-Stars to the Rams' 10. In all. the collegians fumbled j Oct. 10 Equipment to Be Issued Players Monday, Tuesday BlythevilJe's Chiekasaws, facing one of the toughest schedules m the history of the school, will join other Arkan- Conch Russell Mosley said this* morning that his Cliicics would begin twice-a-day workouts at 9-30 a.m. Wednesday which Is the first day i team can legally begin practice in Arkansas. At the same time, Coach Mosley announced that another Big Seven team. Hot Springs, has been udded to the Chicks 1952 grid slate. Negotiations for * Nov. 14 game with Hot Springs were completed earlier this week, he eald, when Trojan officials returned a signed contrnct. New This gives the Chiclu, who have , ave been snubbed by the state's larger schools for two years, two games with Big Seven teams. The other is North Little Rock, against whom the Chicks open the 1952 season. Coach Mosley stated that practice equipment will be Usued to candidates Monday and, Tuesday between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5 p )n AH boys desiring to try out for the 1953 Chicks are requested to draw their equipment on these days he laid he Is expecting said. Coach Mosley AMERICAN LEAGUE W I, Pet. GB York 67 48 .583 Cleveland Boston Chicago Washington Philadelphia St. Louis .. Detroit ..Gi .Cl ..'60 ..59 ,.56 ..49 ..3! .566 2 .555 3', .522 7 .518 7! .600 8', .422 IS' .327 28 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet Brooklyn New York . St. Louis .. Philadelphia Chicago Boston Cincinnati about 30 candidates to be on hand for the opening drills. Included in this number will be 21 members of .1. last year's squad, IB of which are I Pittsburgh lettermen. The 16 players who earned letters last year and wiio are expected to b* back this fall include backs Charles Garner. Bob Childress Tommy Mosley. Ralph Sfiyder, Benny Hays, Norman Bratcher, Johnny O'Brien and Donald Gentry and linemen Sob Lee Hill, Larry Lunsford, Leon Prlvett, Kelly Jones Billy Gllbow, Montroe Holland Qulney Hodge and M. L. Crlner Twiee-a-Day Workout. Coach Mosley stated that he would work his stiuad twice daily unti' school begins Sept. «. He has scheduled ore session for 0 a.m. dally and the other at 3 n.rri ^ — .,.., *i.i, tuntg, uj i,-, luinoiei away the ball five times, Los An geles none. . Parilll broke loose for a 49-yard dash In the second period that set up the All-Stars 68-yard march to a touchdown.* The Rams outgalned the All-stars 170 to 104 yards in the air .with IS pass completions in 37 attempts The All-stars, topped by Partlli's 68 yards and McEl^enny's SS^each in seven carries—out«ained,the pros on the ground 178 to 107. ' Particularly impressive were the collegians' pass defenders, John Petltbon of Notre Dame, Ollte son of San Francsco. 1 un/or High League All-Star lame to Be Played Monday The Junior High Baseball ague's two all-star teams are ted to clash at 3 p.m. Monday In )e le««ue'j annual all-star team Men. officially ends the Y loop's '330n. The all-star iquads have been icsen by league directors n-ith one am beta? picked from the com- ned teams of champion Division •r«t Park and the cella.-lte Davia ores team and the second-place raloney Park team and third-place (tile Park. J}ne ttam was picked from the Kslon Slrqpt-Davtd Acres teams id am from the Ma lone; Park- fittl« Park teams. | Back-To-School Hfl LTCRS flL TY SMO£ SHOP i J i W M ft \ )s( ST. All-stars picked from the Division Street-David Acres teams are- Kennety Stanley, Jimmy Holbrook, Bobby Jones. Billy Vlckery. Tommy Joe Conley, Larry Fitzgerald, Mickey Fitzgerald, Joe Bratcher Eddie Per ry. David Holt, Clarence Cummlngs and Donald Wells. i Th V!?. u , ad picked from »he M»£ n !£"i " e Parlr feam5 "Mists of Freddie Rounsavall. Freddie Akers Fred Hodges. Robert White, Jimmy Bratcher, ch.rles Abbott. TfZ£ Gnffin, Jerry Brown, Dick Foster Dean Dau ? herty, Bruce Smythe' Carl Knapp, Wayne Honeycutt and Don Brown. Practice session will be held this year >t Haley Field. Coach Moslem said because dry weather prevented the school from comoletlne («• practice fields »t the «re» immerti alelv north of Haley Field. Coach Mosley said that the Chicks' B team will not start practice until Sent. 1. The B team thi< vear will be conrhed by Jimmy Fisher, the chicks' basketball catch he said. Date for the Junior high team to be»ln practice has nnt been set nendlnt; the arrival of Coach Harold Stockton In Blvthcville from his summer vacation, lie is expected >o ar>vn here «»rly next week. Bill Stancil will assist Coach MoMej.. with the Chicks again this year. . The Chicks are slated to onen their 1952 season Sent., II. Thurs- dnv nioht.'at North Little Rock. The 'ollowing week they will onen their loroe season against Messick of Memphis. The Chicks still have four open dates on their eieht-game slate but Coach Mosli-v Indicated that he «x- nected to fill one or more of the open dates be/ore the *«a«m opens - The 1652 Schedule: Opponent North Little Rock Meralck Open Jackson, Tenn. Open Whitehaven, Tenn. South Side (Memphis) Open Paracould Hot Springs Open Little Rock Catholic Sept. 11 Sept. 19 Sent. 7.6 Oct. 3 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. U Nov. 21 Nov. 27 Where there here here here here there here here Dolly Madison, wife of the 4th tJ. S. President, used a, il.soo horse- drawn chariot ill Washington. It would be equivalent to » high-priced custom-built sports car today. ..72 ..65 . .66 .60 .56 .48 -49 ..33 OB .657 .590 7" .570 10 .530 14 .500 18 .432 25V .430 26 .284 43 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Chattanooga Atlanta New Orleans Memphis Mobile Nashville Lltfle Rock Birmingham W W 68 10 67 65 63 50 55 Pet Pet .55 .551 .52; .508 .500 .47 .401 .430 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS American L«ngue. , 'FRIDAY'S RESULTS Boston 3 New York 2 (night) Cleveland 7 St, Louis 6 (nlfc'ht, 12. 11 Washington innings) Philadelphia (night) (Only games scheduled) National League Philadelphia 8 Brooklyn 3 (night) Boston 4-1 New York 3-3 <2-t\vi- nlght) St. Louis 5 Pittsburgh 4 (night) (Only games scheduled) Southern League Chattanooga 7 Mobile ^ Memphis 4 Atlanta 3 Nashville 6 New Orleans (flnly games 'scheduled) TODAY'S GAMES National League Boston at New York Jester 3) vs Koslo (7-6) (1- Philadelphia at Brooklyn Simmons (10-6) vs LCDS (10-6) Pittsburgh at Chicago Pollet (512) vs Minner (11-7) Cincinnati at St. Louis Blackwell (3-121 or Perkowskl (Q'/jlW VS Mizell (6-5) American League New York st Boston Reynolds (14-7) vs Scarborough (1-5) or Par- n.ell (0-6) Washington at Philadelphia Masterson (6-5) vs Kell er (9-10) Chicago at Cleveland Pierce (127) vs Lemon (13-3) St. Louis at Detroit Cain (8-6) vs Gray (9-13) Southern League Chattanooga nt Atlanta (2) Nashville at Birmingham Little Rock at Mobile (only games scheduled) A . murrelct. ancient species of small water bird that lives in the 'ar north, was recently found near Bend, Ore. It was the first of,the species ever to be reported alive In Oregon. - - - — — - - - -Manila to Have Midget Tourney Blytheville Enters Two All-Sror Teomi in Invitational Affair The Midget League's two all-,,,, (earns get their first ta, te of tour! Giants Split with Boston, Miss Big Chance to Gain By RALPH RODKN AuotUtrd PriM Sports Writer Manager Leo Durocher of the New York, Giant* Is searching the Polo Grounds today for John McGraw'. book entitled, "How to Beat the Brains Out of the Second Division Teams." McGraw ,v<m many a pennant innings and the 38-year-oM 81au K h- K1WAN1S MIDGETS —Shown above is the Kiwaijls Club's entry In the Y's Midget Hnsclmll Lcnsuo which completed its first season Ihls week. Members of the r.qimtl arc: front row (left to right)— David Doyle, James Kelly and Billy Stafford. Hack now—Marvin Zellnor,.John Rex McHnffcy Leon Privott and Wayne Hol- uiook. Jnnies Brogrion, John Lutes, Gene Swancr and Byron Moore were not present when pioto was taken. (Courier News for the Giants by railing up overwhelming margins against the lower achelon learns of the National League but the men of Durocher are finding the p oor Richards (ough customers. The Giants of 1052 have looked like champs against the psce-set- ttng Brooklyn Dodgers and third pace St. Louis Cardinals, taking •!l of 33 decisions from the twp 3Ut against the last four teams In (he league, Chicago. Boston, Cincinnati 1 and Pittsburgh, the Giant* we managed'to win only 38 while losing 25. i The Giants blew i tmc oppor- Friday to gain big NEW FOR SALE BRICK HOME 500 E. Hardin. This home has 2 bedrooms, l!/2 tile baths, knotty pine den, large living room, dining room, attractive Geneva kitchen, hrcewray, attached garage and storeroom. Equipped with Frig- idaire ajr conditioner, central Lennox heating sys- ,™' ,0 comf>ini »t'un storm sash and screens, f.ot 100 x 185, on paved street. Op«n for inspection. Seen from 2 to 5 p.m. weekdays by appointment. SEE OR CALL JOHNNY MARR Offie. M,on. Con,*. Phone Res. Phone 41 " 8341 2596 - "J ••-" ft li 111 .*- mg chunk of ground on the Dodgers by splitting a twi-nisrht doubleheader with the sixth place Braves while he Dodgers dropped on 8-3 decision to the Philadelphia Phillies By winning both games the Giants would have advanced to within 614 gnmes; Instead they trail by 7(4. Jansen Faltered Larry Jansen appeared lo have he opener in Ihe bag as he had a 2-0 no-hi(ter after seven Innlngv but he lost his stuff and bowed 1-3. Max Lanier pitched the Giants to a 3-1 triumph In (he second game. The Cnrdtoal.v trimmed Pittsburgh. 5-4, in the only other game. Cincinnati and Chicago vcre Idle. In the American League, the sec- cond place Cleveland Indians cut he front-running New York Yan- tees* advantage to two games The Indians nosed out the St Louis Browns, 7-6, in 12 innings while no tmrd place. Boston Red Sox nicked the Yanks, 3-2. The Red Sox trail by 3',i B amcs. In the ematning game, the Philadelphia Uhlctlcs outlasted Washington II- 7. Chicago and Detroit were not scheduled. ' Grey-beards Enos Slaughter and Al Brazle teamed up to give the Cards ihe nod over the Pirates. I!'" 37-year.old Brazle held the Pirates hilless,over the final three tor singled home Rod Bchoen- dlenst with two out In the, seventh inning with (he winning run. Indians F.d|fe Brownn Harry Simpson tripled home Hay Boone with one out In the 12(h to beat the Browns at Cleveland The Browns enjoyed a 6-2 lend entering the fifth when Luke Easter pnlod if three-run homer. The Indians tied it up In the eighth. Satlhel Paige was the loser .and Early Wynn the winner In relief.- Bobby Shanfz, the major's biggest winner, suffered his hardest lacing of the season but managed lo go all the way to post his 21st win for the A's. The scnnlors whacked Bobby for 14 hits Including home runs by Jackie Jensen, Ken Wood and Ert Yost. The 14 hits and seveq runs were the most Shantz has allowed in n single game this year. The A's wiped out a 5-4 deficit with a six run splurge in the fifth. Gee-Buzick Match Set for Monday f P niV° r " )e B0 " cl "»"Pio.ishlp of Blytliovllle Country Club is Mil tentatively scheduled for Monday veSii f e 'f r ," "' B'yUwvllle, Unl-' versity of Arkansas golfer « n rt Monde's John Diulck "re !i,e p"r- '" P"»' s( "/^ match. NeitherZs viously °'" b cl "> m Pt<"»h'P Pre- The match will be played over " * »•" h-ShJ Assyrian pictures dated .bout 8BO B.C. show soldiers using an over arm stroke in swimming. M Tho South Blythoi-flle team will when 11 !V ""'" lhe s «™n< »l6h 6:30 p.m. mCC ' S CardWe11 ' Mo " •' Bight tennis ore entered In the single elimination tournament Ar! Arhyrd and Manila will clash In the second ganig Tuesday night First round play will be completed Tiicsdny night. No to.irnanwnt niSf "m n" 0<i "' Crt lo WMnSy Jiis \t with the second round to he n to coach Blytheville two entrants. Coaching the North Bly. thcville tcnm will be ott Mulllns, Ocorge Clark and .Inmcs Terry with Harmon Taylor, Roland Bishop Ed Cure and Vaughn Starnej handling the south Blytheville team. Yesterday afternoon, the two Bly- thevllle learns played a practice gome, with the North Blythevllte team winning by a 20-4 score. City Softball Standings COMSfERCIAt LEAGUE' Team Kllowatters .. ., Dirty Sox Money Changers ... Planters Leather Pullers BAY WINDOW Lifers . Chevrolet.! Mead's ,..., Plowljoya . ., Moose , YMOA- W. . 13 . 10 . 9 .. 8 . 4 la LEAGUE L. 5 7 10 Pet .471 J50 ID 10 6 4 . 3 . 1 1 .93S 4 .714 9 351 9 .308' 9 .250 i 3it\ Alls. Bankers Edge Kilowatters 3-2 in CSL Farmers Bank's Money Changers scored a run In the last half of the final Inning yesterday to edge past the champion Ark-Mo Kllowattcrs 3-2 in Commercial Softball League action at Maloney Park. doing Into the fifth with the score tied at 2-all, the Bankers pushed across a run to break up a tight pitching duel between Ross Caldwell of the Money changers and James Parrish of the Kllowat- trs. The loss was the fiflh of the ne.v son for the KilowattnrB who wrapped up the league title earlier this week. The victory was the ninth of the season for the Bankers agninst 10 losses. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Aug. 18 8pm TAG MATCH Sockcye McDonald & Su 9 y Hnyqmaka Adultt SOc—Children 15c vs. Walfer Sirois & Johnny Henning Alto 2 1-Fal! Matehet 90 Minute Time Limit McDonald vs. Sirois Hayomqka v*. Henntng The Arkansas Plumbing and Supply Incorporated (Formerly L. R. 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