The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 21, 1938 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COUKIER NEWS Buffaloes Have Conquered Blylheville Quinl Twice This Season MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1038:1 Who's Entitled to a Raise? BY J. f. FIHEN11 The niylliovillc Chicks, riding the cresl of a sensational winning streak, thunder down llic liomn stretch in taskcltall this week. They face Hie powerful Moiicllc Buffaloes, twice conquerors, Tuesday night, and enlcr the county tournament ' nt Shawnee high school, Joiner, Friday and Saturday, for Die right to represent Hie county at the district tourney In .jonesboro a week laU-r. Pre-tourney dope has listed Hie Chicks as co-favorUes wltli Manila; defending champion, to cop Hie county tllle. Sliawnee, the only Mississippi county learn to beat the Trilje, looms-as a dark horse and 'Die third lean) to wiler Hie district meet. Blytheville's record eo fnr shows thirteen victories and three defeats. Their opponents for Tuesday night, dealt out two beatings and , the Shawnee outfit turned the I trick for the other one. Listed among their victims within the county are: Uixora. Lencbvllle, and Manila twice end], Shawnee and' Armors! once apiece. They convinced the most skeptical ( of their championship class when they bent the 1337 kingpins, the Manila Lions, two in a row. The score here was 38-21 nncl 3735 at Manila, thanks to n lost half minute goal by Hie dependable Carl Hiiglies. Coach Jimmy Dunlnp's Monette Buffs are rated one of the state's outstanding aggregations. Over in Jonesboro they are .picking the Golden Hurricane to tie up with the Buffaloes In'the district finals. Early in the season the two met at Monette, the Hiirrlcancm eking out a three point margin after a hard fought scrap. Joe Dildy, Chick mentor, said the Buffaloes are one ot llie best, teams he has ever seen in high school. Exponents of the fast break, they tire all streamlined performers with unusual shooting skill. Their speed wns n deciding factor in both victories over the Maroon forces. Tlie Chicks nve prepared to give the visitors a closer battle tomorrow night. They have been work- Ing on a defense against the fast offensive and believe they have improved sufficiently to .slop tliem. In ' Bill Adams and (lie Reed brothers, Paul and Bill, the Buds will trot, - out three of the state's outstanding cagers. All are sharpshooters of exceptional ability, and cover plenty of territory. They Jiniit be slopped before the locals can hope to break the jinx. At any rnte, it looks like the season's biggest game and should altra'ct a large crowd. REISER, MM HUES H Keisei' Girls, Matcher Boys Victorious In County Meet South Kclsnr girls and llntchci- boys won first pluce honors In the South Mississippi county 4-11 basketball tournament nt Whitlon gymnasium Sul.iircliiv night. The Kclscr girls had little trouble In annexing the championship, [n the -Until:;, the Whltton .sexlclto was overwhelmed by a score of 3(1 to 14. by the champions. In the boys' division, the Hatcher club had tough opposition through-' out. Tn the dosing seconds of the Kftlsw-HiUcher game, the Hatcher club forged ahead to 'win 15 to 14, and In the final game between Whilton aiul Hatcher bovs, the score was tied several times, but the tall quintet from Hatcher turned on good scoring spree In the last quarter and won by the score ot 2C to 17. Second place winners were Whiton boys and girls. Third place •iunei's were Kciser toys and Inlclici 1 girls. Results of other games in the flernoou and evening schedule .'ere as follows:« Reiser 31. Hatcher 0—eirls Hatcher 34, Elowali 11—boys Hatcher 44. Dyess 22—girls Kciser 54. Etowah 15—boys Dyess 20, Kclscr 22—boys Befcrces for Hie tournament were Annually and Mcclendon. Perkins And Popolino To Clash Here Tony i'opolitio, the fast itallnn middleweight, and Art Perkins, Detroit "whirlwind", are lo .square oh* In a match at the Legion arena here tonight in a bout that may steal the show as far as speed and action are concerned. Both ]>cr- forriiers are capable of going at a fast clip and It v/ill probably develop Into a battle between Perk- Ins' favorite IlyinK Ifcad scissors and Popolino's uwj] variety ol Brlps. Perkins used the (lying head LU ecxul advantage In toss- One-Week Courtship; Five-Year Honeymoon CALAVERAS, Cal. (OP)-DOn T. liuttei-neld, 34, wealthy miner and randier, who married Miss Virginia Axdal, 25, alter a whirlwind courtship of one week, plans a five-year honeymoon. Holls arc expert yacllt handlers and p!nn lo make o five-year tour | of the world in a,42-foot schooner. Announcing the Opening of PARKER'S BARBER SHOP Clenfo* llolel Bids. Earl K. ParJiff, Prop.. WRESTLING MONDAY NIGHT. 8 O'CLOCK The Dojie Bucket By J. P. Frlenfl APPLIED—"Wee Dickie" Kerr, whose left hand cunning beat Ihc Cincinnati ncds twice during the famous 1919 World Scries despite the fuel that sonic ot his mates, the Chicago White Sox, were trying to "throw the 'game," may manage the Paragoulcl Rebels in the Northeast Arkansas league this year . . . It he should (jet the bid it will mean homecoming for the mite southpaw ... In 1911 he broke chinning and most all. especially the older fans, remembered him during the olden days . . . UNCERTAINTY—Moiling definite was learned during the conference with the Rebel bosses . . . Tlie biggest reason was because they are leaving the selection of the malinger up to the Memphis chicks with which club they have a working agreement . . . But from observation I would say Ken' Impressed the 1 !!! favorably, and if the price tag on his services Is within their bounds I believe lie will be hired . , . One thing is In his favor . . . He played for owner Tom Watkins' Chicks and he realized a wad of cash on the sale of Kcrr after winning 18 games . . . Tlie St. Louis Browns was the buyer . . . Twelve Schools To Participate In County Meet Twelve schools Canada . . The shortest distance to the next league town from Wan- san was more than 300 miles . And they traveled in buses just like they do here He said pounds and was in short pi When lie stepped off the train to report some of Hie Paragould fans inquired If he were (he bat boy . f . . Imagine their surprise when he boldly announced that he was not the bat boy but a pitcher . . . Of course, they laughed . . . But Dick turned their Inuglis to cheers a little later when he stepped right out and began to win ball sanies. RECOGNIZE— I accompanied tho former slar to Paragoulcl Saturday lo confer with Messrs. Donrftd Cox &• Co. .'. . ..' It was the first time Kerr had been back there since he packed his duds after the 1911 baseball season . . . But the fans hadn't forgotten their former iiiol We stopped in to see Tony have rcpfe- coii'UiMon in each of the two divisions of the Mississippi county basketball tournament at the Eliawnee lilgh school gymnasium at Joiner. Ark.. February 2^ 25 and 26. Schools that will have teams iu Hie tournament, both boys and girls division, are: Dyess, Luxora, Etowah. Wilson. - Leachville. Blytheville. Armorel. Manila. Reiser, Osceola, Dell and Shawnee. Dyess will be entering the tournament for the first time. Play will begin Thursday night, February 24. continuing through Friday and Saturday with the finals to be played Saturday night. McDonald', chief brother was the He loop's nmpire-ln : wasn't In but his Before either of us spoke, or had a chance lo for lhat- matter. McDonald extended his hand and greeted Kerr like a long lost rich uncle . . . "Do I know who he is? Sine, It's Dick Kerr. Why. I'd know that guy anywhere!" ... The first thing McDonald showed Dick was a picture of the 1311 team hanging on the wall and think tlic league could use more men like Dick lo sec him In Kerr, and I'd like From a pub licity standpoint he would be terrific.-. . . Although it has been years since he performed in the big show, he is .still good newspaper copy . . . And' I am firmly convinced that his experience and knowledge would be « valuable asset to any club; in the circuit . . . He. Is 44 yearj; old but says he believes lie caii:' play the outfield I seemed as if nil they did was ge In nml out, of buses nil year . On one road trip around the circuit the Lumberjacks clicked ol nearly 6000 miles, more thnir an> NBA club did all sensou . . . T< nil one exhibition engagement Ihcj rocle more than 400 miles Micro nm back ami netted $142 from.it . . So, in view of (hat, I guess th Northeast Arkansas League club aren't so had off. after all . . .Why, it's practically a gravy trnii DIDJA KNOW—Did you kno' that Dau West, the giant Memplil Central high basketcer whose pic lure appeared In yesterday's Com mercial Appeal was n grandson o N. P. Knight, nt one time presi dent of Ihe local baseball club? Yes sir, 'tis so ... And Grandpa Knight confesses the youngster IS pretty good ... . Maybe n chip otr the old block. ch5 , ; ing Ted Bell here a week ago, and if Popolino can elude this hold lie may give Perkins trouble aplenty with his own favoritc-s, of lich h« lias st-vi'i-al. n the main event n circus pei 1 - rmcr known as .lo Jo Pinhtad Is hedulcd to ini-cl the old favorite oy Welch, llic Canadian Wildcat. nhead, as tiic name Implies, lias peculiarly shaped dome that akes it difficult for his opponents hold hini'Wltli headlocks. Welch lows all the lessons in tin; book, owever, and will probably use ime more cllcctlve method of at-, ick once he finds Pliilieacr.s hi'.id » difficult. PEiSGOl MEET HEE1TIIF5IIM Pairings Are Released Fo Annual B a s k e t b a 1 Tournament Class D ball even yet . He got Into some; games in |31 at Wausau, WLs., where he managed . . . He was let out when the Milwaukee Brewers took over the club ns a farm and installed one of their own products. Bunny Brief, as manager. TRAVELING — Some Northeast Arkansas players last year were prone lo gripe a bit over the jump lo Newport, some 100 miles . . . Kcrr said they should spend one year in the Northern League . . . It would make believers out of 'em. and make them realize how soft they really hod it in the NEA territory . . . What would they think If they had to travel 781 miles in one Jump That was the clls- poiuted him out . . . Yep. Kerr , n|lce (rom ' Wmlsniv lo Winnipeg, was -surely no giant ... he was the smallest one in the picture—In size . . . Our next stop was at Joe Bcrlig's cotton office . . . President Bertig too hadn't seen Kcrr during the 27-year period, but immediately he recognized him . . . Others came in \vhilc we Glen Stewart Signs v Jersey, City Contract Glen Stewart, brother of Russell Stewnrt, who opened (he season last year with the Blytheville Ol- [mls,. has signed 1 a contract witii the, Jersey City club of the Inter- nationa) league. Cilen Stewart played third base for the Greenwood club of thfi Cotton States league lust year. Russell has been 1 re-signed bv Panama City of the Ptorldn league. Tursauil's Loses Trinkets ' LONDON I UP) -The "(lummy" V. C. on the brcas- or the wax figure of Jack Cornwall, boy naval hero, has been stolen from Madame Tussaud's Museum here. Dining the past year dov.ens of imitation jewels. snuff bonces and buttons were removed from lignrcs of royalty, literary celebrities and criminals. COMPLETELY New and Modern Auto Repair Shop We Can Meet Your Every Automobile Need All Work Guaranteed LEE MQTDR SALES, Inc. OWsinobite & G.M.C. Trucks & Trailers Sales and Service ,107 B. Main St. Phone Be Ready Spring Driving New Ford Radio INSTALLED In Your Car For Only - - - $41.00 EASY TERMS! Take Advantage Of This PRICE REDUCTION NOW PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Wali\ul Phone 810 OARUTirERSVILLE, Mo.. Mb. 2 —W. E. "Peg" Maylicw, Sikcsloi nnd Hueh May. East Prairie, hav been selecled as referees tor tli annual Pemlscot County Hig School Basketball Tournnmeii which begins here Tuesday niah Feb. 22. lusting throiish Frlrtaj Fell. 25. tournament officials m nounced yesterday. The Carulhersvllle girls and bo) play their first, oames Tuesday an Wednesday nights, respectively. Hi girls playing Warden and Ihe bos meeting Bragg Citv. Three gomes will be nlnyctl o Tuesday night. Wednesday nfter noon. Wednesday night, four e: on Thursday night, and the tu championship games on Fviih night. Dceriiiif^lrls, with n» losses Die comity league, antl Canillier vllle and steele boys, each with 01 loss during 'the season just close are considered Ihe strongest ran' ing teams in Ihe tournament. Pairings lor the games are: Tuesday nUlil, Feb. 22—Game 1. Deering vs. Holland girls; Game 2. Braggadocio vs. Warden boys: damn 3, Cnruthersvillc vs. Wardell girls. Wednesday afternoon. Feb. 23.— Game 4, Winner Game 2 vs. Hnytl uoys; Game 5. Ifayti vs. cooler sirs: Game G, Decrlng vs. Stccle Ijoys. Wednesday nlglil—Game 7. .Steele vs. Uraasadocio girls; Game 8. Cooler vs. Holland boys; Game D, Uragg Ci'v vs. Caruthersville boys. Tluirsdiiy night—Four semi-finals Kamcs. two girls' games and two boys' games. Friday night. Feb. 25 — Girls' championship game. 8:30 p.m. ROY WELCH vs. JO JO PINHEAi ART PERKINS vs. TONY POPOLWO] American I.cginn Arena, North Second St. ___ N THE TOOBATR COURT FOR THE C1HCKASAWBA D I S- TRIG'! 1 OP M I a S I S B I P PI COUNTY,' ARK. N THE MATTER OP: Administration of Estate of Wils Glass, deceased. NOTICE OP FILING FINAL ACCOUNT Notice Is hereby given that the ollowing final account has been iled iii the Probate Court for the Chlcklsawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas: CHARLES GLASS. AS ADMIN- STRATOR OP THE ESTATE OF VIU.IS GLASS( DECEASED. 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