The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 19, 1938 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 19, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLTTrTEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Do You Know— Chicks Loom As Strong Co un I y Conlcndcrs; Local Girls Easily Beaten ISY .1. 1'. FKIP.NU t Alternating si fast and slow breaking offense with equal effect- j iveness, the Hlylheville Chicks last night dosed out tlich counly cage competition l;y defeating the Wilson Bulldogs, 40-31, for their thirteenth victory of tlie season. Only a single game with Moiictte . here- Tuesday night remains on! their schedule before the Mississippi county tournament, at Shawnee, Friday night. The Buffaloes hold two decisions over the Tribe. Tlic Wilson girls easily beat Hi? Blytheville las.s-Ie.s-. 32-5. in the preliminary. The Chicks wtre never better than they were last night. They cjioked well as n machine, exhibiting clever teamwork and good shooting. The wild and erruUi; passing that lias somewhtu over- j shadowed their work all season 1 was conspicuous by Its absence and the Chicks profited. They look commanding lead in the thst tew minutes of play and completely dominated throughout. Coadi Jot; Dildy irermiftcd his entire squad of twelve to get into the fun. Godwin, Warrmglnii Ix-ail '•Wild" Bill Godwin and Captain Danny WniTlngUm. who have been battling neck and neck for Icam high scoring honors, conliiiucd to hold the offensive spotlight. God. win gained a single point over his rival, scoring fourteen points to ' Dan's 13. Russell Mosley showed no effects-of: his week's illness. His WOXLD CHAW/ON AT TMAG£ OP .floor game was sensational. He tallied eleven points for third hou- ers. Carl (Daisy Mae) Hughes flashed brilliantly on the defense before he went out on fouls shortly after the Anal period got under way. Oiiiu Cross, tall Bulldog center, and, incidentally, formerly of Blytheville, was the visitors' big gun. Cross sank three field goals from the floor and converted three foul throws for nine |X>ints. He was a constant threat under the basket. "Rat" Speck and Tnoinas Streeter had six points apiece. Tom Avens turned in a tine floor-game. The Bulldogs missed ten free .throws, but inadc good seven. Blyllievlllii looped six of ten from the seventeen 'foot line. The tribesmen, were as hot as a movie cowboy's six shooter from the very ,:ltin. TJiey rolled up 17 points In the field dimiter wiiile holding the Bulldogs to n lone .field goal ana « couple of foul shots. They coasted u bit through the Second period, scoring • but eight (joints to Wilson's 7, but turned back on the heat in U.'e of tlie thirty two points. McDanicl and Ruth Orr field goal each nnd Jane Carpenter, a substitute forward, tallied n free throw. — Thompson scored four of the locals' five points, Vcra Lee Plckelt waking Die oilier. Blylhevllle made but one field gotil. that coming late In tilt! third quarter. Wilson led 7-1, at the first period, increased it lo 12-3, nt half time, 19-5, nl the third quarter mid held Blytiievillc scoreless in the last. The lineups nnd summary: (,'li-ls' Mtiblc had u Blythcville (5) Pos Pickett. 1 Thompson, 4 Leggett Foster McLcod / H. Orlines SutelUulions; Wilson (32) Speck, 21 McDanicl, a Orr Brown SU'ceter Suite (Wilson) Carpen- M), Westbiook, Lntigston, Gentry. Trnylor, Reginald. Blytheville —Craig. Walpolc, B. Grimes, Fra- zlei Saliba, Rousb. Hoys' Game 'third and lourth cantos to tinlsh going away. .; : Chicks Chirp Speck committed the ilrst of his four personal fouls on the fust play of the game and D. Warring- toti made. It good for a starter Streeter had a chance to tie Hie score on Dan's foul but failed. Hughes scored a field goal and Him fouled Speck who scored the initial Wilson point. Mosley looped a beauty from the middle of the court' and Godwin retaliated followed quickly by goals by Godwin and D. Wan-lngton (2). Lotds Stotls' "crip" shot was one of the Uiree tallied in the first half Speck fouled Mosley mm -Rnss" converted both. Cross had two tried on Hughes' foul but broke even. Godwin closed Iho period with a nifty goal. It was Captain Wanington who gave the Chicks a running start in the second frame. Cross followed with two free tosses out ol three tries due to successive fouls by Mosley. Hughes fouled Avens and He was accurate. Dan and Godwin more than made up for it with field goals apiece. S pcch and Cross came back with one each. Godwin coped one. D. Warrington missed two free tries as the half ended Sc.ore; Blytheville 25, Wilson 11 The Chicks worked n tipoll nlav PJrfecUy as a third period opcW Mosley and God«1n (n jssed foul "™ ws - H«*h<* recovered a loose ball under the eoal and scored. t-rpss did the same under his basket Streeter swished a long one and D. Warriuglon scored a short sliot, Speck foule<t Hushes and it was good. Godwin- an d Hughes scored in rapid fire time, the third quarter ending just seconds later. Blytheville led, 36-17. Hughes Fouls Out After the rest period Hughes lou ed out but Bell failed lo convert. Mosley and Godwin clicked as did stotts. Cross missed a free throw. Mosley dribbled right up to the goal and scored. Speck fouled Mosley for No. 4, and.Mose oblig- rt with s potnt. Godwin fouled Slreeter and he obliged. Speck scored a two pointer. Ditto lor D Warrington. Bell missed both at tempts after Mosley's foul. A net team went In for .Blytheville. Cros greeted them with a long shoi Alvin Justice fouled Speck In th net of shooting but Rat could mak only one. Bell scored his only fiel goal on a sleeper. T. Warrlngtoi looped a. foul throw and Justlc wound up the scoring witli a nea recovery shot. The third slrin played on even terms for the las two minutes. Gladys Speck was practical. > th« wholt scoring machine for th , fcttinft twmty wren Blytheville (48) 1 D. War'ton. I'J f Hut-lies. 7, f Godwin, 14 Mosley. U T. War'ton, 1 Substitutions Wilson. 127) Bell, 2 Speck, 5 Cross, a Stalls, 4 Slreeter, ti (Blylhevllle) Jenkins, Bunch. Ilaney, Hyde, Justice, Chllds Avejis. Hiirbert. Wilson — Jerome Officials—Marvin Graves (Kansas State Teaclicnil, Hcsharse. timer referee; Homer i dales. Plans For Cage Meets Announced • —. *»i The aninml fourth dlstrJcl boys senior high school basketball tournament will be held nt Jonesboro March 4 nmi 5 and tile girls' toui- namcnt will be held a- Corning, March 11 and 12, It has been announced. First, second and third place winners In the county tournaments in CralglieacI, Mississippi. Poinsett, CrlUenden. Clay and Greene counties ni-c eligible to participate. Mississippi county's llrst place winner will open against the Greene county champions m Jonesboro and at Corning. Mississippi county's second place winner In both divisions will meet the ilrst place Oraighead county champions, which will probably be tlie Jonesboro Hurricane in the boys' division, last year's slate champions. Mississippi county's third plnce winner will meet Crlt- tenden county's third place winner in opening round of both tournaments. H is possible that tbe girls' tourney may Ije delayed another week because of the slate boys' tournament in Jonesuoro on the same FAIR F01LER Since tlie reign of Charles If. of inland, the olllce of Kurt Marshal ways has been held by the head the House of Howard. The Earl arshal is in charge of all nminge- ents for a coronation. Answers To Krenz "Do You Know- WHISPERING CAMPAIGN? 1. Bob Fitzslmmons won the world heavyweight championship by knocking out James J. Cor- I belt at Carson City. Nev., March 17. 1897. Fitwimmons acquired the then newly recognhwd light-heavyweight leadership by defeating George Gardner in San Francisco Nov. 25. 1903. 2. John (Stuffy) Mcfnnis accepted 1625 chances without an error while playing first -base for the Uoston nnd Cleveland American I.caKiie clubs from May 3, 1921, until June 30, 1922. 3. Walter J. Travis. Australian bv birth, was the first American citizen to capture the British amateur golf championship. He was 41 years of .age at the. time. 4. Goldsmith Maid was the world •Immplon trotter and undefeated 'rom 1871- to 1815. inclusive. She vas 18 years old in the latter •ear. Student Trains Horses For College Expenses COLLEGE STATION. Tex. (UP) H. Pclot. 24-year-old —Harry Freshman at Hie Texas A. & M. jOllege, is making enough oft the lones to pay his way through scliool. It looks like a whispering campaign, but when Joe Louis, left, and Nathan Mann gel In the Madison Square Garden ring, Feb. 23, they may not be e» confldtnc is they appear in ' Pelot _ Isn't a gambler, a Fencing experts sec IC-year-old Louise Reordon, above, as the next Pacific coast women's foils champion. The Los Angeles Country Club miss holds the southern California intermediate • junior title. Welch Will Meet Freak Wrestler A circus jwformor known as Jo Jo I'inhead is scheduled lo mret Hoy Welch, the Canadian Wildcat, In Uie main event or the Legion's wetkly wrcKtling show here Monday night. IHnhead has been meeting Hie boys on the regular linK circuits during the winter months while wafting for the aliening of the' circus .season wUc.i lie will again lilt UIG sawdust (rail. He Is eald lo be a very capable performer and a difficult man to hold with a lu-ndUick, du<; 10 (lie peculiar shape ol hLs henil. /Joy Welch can always tiv depended on for a good exhibiiio.i. whether lie's meeting u cirrus freak or 11 champion, and the customers will be assured ol some wrestling during t) 1( . evening. In Die preliminary muled Art Perkins, the slim IMroltcr whose flj'fiiK liend scissors enabled iilin lo down Ted Bell here last week, returns to engage the speedy Italian, Tony Popolluo. 'Die latter will mli: the slight favorite, lioiv- fver. due lo his all aromul ability to break holds ami deal o'll Ilic punLshiiient wllb the best ol tlif'iu at his weight. Perkins has developed one good hold and if 1'cpollno can elude Ibm he should" Hive Perkins plenty of trouble. Osceola Boys And Tyronza Girls Win OSCEOLA. Ark.. Feb. I9._ Thrace Ramsay, u senior, climaxed a brilliant athletic record when lie led the Osceola Semiuoles to a '10 to 24 victory over Tvroiizn in the Osceola gym Friday night. lie was high point ]nnn or ln(! same accounting for i7 of the winning points. Tills was his last game on the home court. A. Ayer.s placed second in scoring honors with 8 points to his credit, while Cobb and Lyons boC.i of Tyronza, scored o each. Tyronza girls were victorious 35 to 9, with L. Brsinnon of Tyroii- ra tossing 22 points for high scoring honors. ' SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1938 Circus Freak On Mat Card Dick Kerr May Manage Rebels In N. E. A. Loop Using tlie Braille system, a typcy writer for Ihc blind lias been ds<V veloped. It only has six keys since the Braille language is made up of six raised dots. WARNING Chun. No. CC27 Richard J. H. Dawson; Mary E. Dawson and Mildred Cudd are warned lo appear in the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba Dis- Ulct of Mississippi County, Arkansas, wHtiiii thirty days from this date, and answer a complaint died against them therein by Home Owners' Ix>an Corporation. Bated tills 19 day of February, 1U3H. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. By KHznbHli. Blyllie, D. C. Held and Evrartl, Attorneys for Plaintiff. I9-M-5-12 WAJtN'IN'G OIJDKH ] No. CU1C - ; Ike Ward is warned to appear in Hip Chancery Com-t for tlie Chiekasawba District of Mississippi I County. Arkansas, within thirty | days to aiuiwr a complaint filed igainst. him. et nl., by J. H. Crain, .s trustee for Lee Wilson & Company, u trust estate. WITNESS my hand anil seal as Chancery Court Cleik this Jnnu- i.V 20, 1938. II. M. CRAIG, CLERK By Elizabeth Blythe, D. C. Slmne & Pc'ndler. 20-D-12-19 Solicitors for Plaintiff. So , Jo Jo f'lnhfud Adding even more circus atmosphere to the wrestling rln<* iwre .lo Jo Plnhea.l, who whiles away ihc winter months during the oil sea- ^ ANSAS son for circus freaks by traveling around the wrestling circuits, meets y e ' , the veteran Roy Welch, v/lio bears the lag of "Canadian Wildcat" so gracefully, here -Monday night. Maybe Welch won't be able (o clamp a headlock on Jo ,lo with any degree of success but Jo Jo mny wisli lie was all head before it's over wilh for Welch knows many other ways to deal out punishment. Socko! trainer. He lias trained mounts for several of the nation's leading showmen. At present he is training four horses for A. partmcnt heads. M, de- "Wec Dickie" Kerr. one time world scries hero, has applied to manage tlie Paragould Rebel'; of tlie Northeast Arkansas Lt.iguc during the coming season, iif ie- vealcd today. Kerr. now employed at the Federal Compress here, will confer Ihis afternoon wilh President Donald Cox and make formal application for the position. It was at ParagonUl that Kerr broke Into oryaniv.ed baseball. In 1911 he and a younger brother were members of tlie Rebels. From there his remarkable caeer led to Paris, Texas, Memphis, St. Louis, ami Chicago. As a member of the Chicago White Sox he gained his greatest fame. He won two games In the tneniorlable crooked world series of 1919 in which several members of the "Black Sox" were blacklisted. He lias been prominently mentioned for baseball's Hall of Fame. Dick managed the Wniisau, WIs., Lumberjacks in the Northern league last season, atU>r an eight yenr layoff. A fouthjiaw pitcher, Kerr plans to lake his turn on the mound and do outfield duty ns he did In '37. tlie aid of an artificial one. and covered a half-mile in "under two minutes." "I Ihlnk thnl now I can better thnl time by 15 or 20 seconds." the former skating ace predicted. During his competitive career from 1922 to 1935. Bialas won 140 medals and trophies, and competed In Olympic skating races three limes. Bialas Skates With Peg Leg, Eager To Race UTICA, N. Y. (UP)—A world- Wide challenge for one-legged Ice skaters to compete In a race lias been Kstied by Val Bialn.s, former Olympic skater, who lost a leg in a Irain-aulomoblle crash at Michigan City, Ind.. In 1935. The challenger said that he is willing lo meet any other ire stat- er in the world—providing he has an artificial leg. "I'll race any distance," said Bialas. He explainer; that the year alter he lost Ills leg he skated with. WRESTLING MONDAY NIGHT. 8 O'CLOCK ROY WELCH vs. JO JO PINHEAD ART PERKINS vs. TONY POPOLINO American Legion Arena, North Second St, Hooks and npperculs flew in when Pmnkie Webb, left, and -_._-._., ., — .•^•»ii rv iv «r emu, jtriLr i titivi Billy Dnhl got together in one of the bouU in tlie kiddies' boxing tournament In Miami. Pin. And if you don't Ihlnk they m«aut if note the way Billy | s winding up lo cut loose with that round. house left. WARNING OKOKK IW THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. vs. Frances Foulke, No. BCOfi Defendant. The defendant Prances Riulke is warned lo ap)>ear in the Chancery Court for the Cliiekasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas, within thirty days and answer the complaint of Hie plai tiff. Rodney C. Foulke. Witness my hand, n.s clerk of said court, and Ihe seal thereof, on lliis 22ml day of January, 1938. H. M. CRAIG, Clerk By Elizabeth Blythe, D. C. Ivy W. Crawford. Ally for Pltf. Roy Nelson, Atty. ad Utem. 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