The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1949 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 26, 1949
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SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1049 BtvTHEVlLLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS Ordinals Blank 'igers Again 4-0 3 Red Bird Hurlers Give Up Only 4 Hits; Dodgers Plan Tour ST. PETERSBURG. Fla., March j€. Wj—St. Louts Cardinal pitchers /ave run up a string of 18 score- ess Innings against the Detroit Ti- lers. Youngsters Gerry Statcy, Bill feeder and Cloyd Boyer limited the Tigers to four hits yesterday In a [-0 shutout. The previous day veterans Ted Wilks and Al Brazle turned the IVick. PAGE Men of Distinction VERO BEACH, Pla., March 26. I/T) —Brooklyn Dodger Manager BnrL Shotton has named 19 o[ the 27 players' he plans to take on the club's forthcoming trip through Texas, Georgia and Oklahoma. The players selected are: pitchers—Ralph Branca, Morris Martin, Rex Barney. Joe Hattcn, Jack Banta, Elmer Sexaucr and Hurry Taylor; catchers—Bruce Edwards and Roy campanella; Inficlders — Gi Hodges, Jackie Robinson, Bill Cox Pee Wee Reese, and Preston Ward; Outfielders — Duke Snider, Gene Hermanskl, Mike McCormlck, car Turlllo and Cal Abrams. Hall of Famers Rex Barney, left, and Ed Head 'get together at Brooklyn s Vcro Beach, Fla., camp. Head, now manager of Asheville of the Tri-Slate League-, hurled no-hitter as a Dodger against the Braves .in '46. The Brooks big righthander stilled the Giants- bats last season. BUHBANK, Calif., March 26. l/P —The good work of rookie Kei Wood and Roy Sievers continues to be a bright spot in the St. Louis Browns exhibition play. Each hit a homer yesterday, although the Browns were beaten 1'J-T by the llhtcaso Cubs at Los Angeles. The 'cubs came through with nine runs In the eighth inning. St. Louis returns here today for the first of two weekend games •gainst the Pittsburgh Pirates. I OAKLAND, Calif., March 26. OP)— Hopeful of a change of fortune, Cleveland's Indians meet another minor league club today. Bob Lemon, one of the Tribe's «ces, was to start In the encounter with the Oakland Oaks. The contest will be the second of four for the world champions in tills area. Three singles In the ninth off Bam Zoldak broke a tie and gave the San Francisco Seals » 3 to 2 victory over the Indians last night. BRADENTON, Pla., March 26. IIP) Here's nen's for National League teams that were plagued by the speedy base running of the Boston Braves* Al Dark last season. "I'm douii to 175 and hope to be three pounds lighter by the time the season opens," Dark says. k'noW' that shedding a little weight will make tiie faster." •Dsrk weighed 184 last season jM^hen he was one of the top major "iagu* rookies. Although his base- stealing record was not outstanding, his speed enabled him to stretch many hits for extra bases. Steady Now! Junior Boosters End Intra-Mural Basketball PLy The Blytheville Booster Oiub of Blytheville Junior High School climaxed ils sea-son of intra-nuiral basketball play by staging the championship finals in the Haley Field gym Thursday night. The Johns Home Room teams won both the boy's and girl's championship for the eighth grade and Mrs. W. J. Willingham's Home Rooir. teyjn won Die seventh championship for girls. The All-Star upset the Barnes to secure the championship award for the tournament finals In a colorlul ceremony between games. Miss Emadel Swerltigen and Johnny O'Brien were crowned King and Queen of Basketball. Their attendants were Kay Smith, JoAllce Mafcuire, Carrlean Kcnley. Patty Privelt, Winnie Goodson, Sandra Long, Laura Elemby, Betty Kcnson, Mary Wren, Eleanor Day, Shannon Langley, Donald Gentry, Benny Haye.s, Johnny Halsell, Norman Sxillivan, Jan Rayder. Norman Bratcher,'' Quincy Hodge, Maurice Telford and Montroo Holland. Individual awards were presented a.t the close of tournament play by j Mitchell Johns, faculty spoiisor of the Booster Club. Receiving awards were: outstanding boy players— Donatd Gentry and LaDon Gilbert; outstanding Rid players — Patty Pvivett and Marilyn Schievely; team sportsmanship—Rushing girls team and Shaver boys team; individual sportsmanship — Shannon Langley and Ralph Snyder, boys; Dorothy Langley and Carrlean Kenley, girls. A capacity crowd of an estimated 400 spectators were on hand to witness the four games. Funds raided by the Booster club will go to outfitting a proposed girl's junior high team next year. Acting trainer Charlie Stevenson holds up new arrival at Hialeah Park while proud mother. Sickle Sun, looks on. First horse foaled at the Miami track since it was built in 1925 the youngster will be named Hialeah Parkc. Aggies, Wildcats Meet Tonight for National Crown SEATI'LE, March 26. Wi—Tliei was no [ear today in the hearts o the Oklahoma Aggies as they ap proachcd the zero hour In 104 basketball. Tonight al 10 or thereabouts thej meet the Wildcats of Kentucky rated one of the all-time greats among the elite teams of the col leolatc hoop sport. They try to lift the National Col legiate Athletic Association crow from the Wildcats and thereb take back home lo Oklahoma—to the third time—the top prize o (he court game. These men of Oklahoma A. & anrl Kentucky will scramble for th title after the champions of the Big Nine and the Pacific Coast wind up a squabble for third and fourth places, Illinois and Oregon States will open the vear's climax session atjl p.m. IPSTI. Tickets lo the double bill were being "scalped" downtown for $20 lo $40 yesterday, with Ihe price going up by Ihe mlnule. Coaches Hank iba and Adolph Rupp pronounced their teams ready and eager for action. Neither vas cocksure: both were confident. The one casually of the week, 3nard Keith Smith ot the Accies. had .responded so well to treatment of an ankle infection Iba said the sophomore would be in suit and "very likely" would see action. Aviation Club Adds Member, Changes Name Five Blytheville fliers have pooled their equities in two airplanes and are forming a non-profit corporation for the mutual benefit ol its members, it was disclosed yesterday. The group has been named the Aero Club of Blytheville. One of the members, Percy A. Wright, said articles of incorporation have been filed In circuit court. Others in the organization include Arthur T. Fields, M. D. Tullos. Harry Weedman and Mike S Yate.1. The groups owns and operates an Aeronca and a Luscombe 15. Before adding the Luscombe and a new member, Mr. Weedman, the group wss known »s the Blytheville Flying Club. tazorbacks Set : or Spring Game Annual Red and White Tilt to b* Played in Little Rock Tonight By furl Bell UTTLE ROCK, March 'J6. tiTi— t may be onl of season, bul lool- tall will be the No. 1 Hem ol s]x>rts merest In Arkansas tonight. The center of (hat Interest will b« the University of Arkansas' red- white Inlrasquail spring practice Biunc In Memorial Stadium at 8 'clock, H will be the first rert- whtle game ever played In tile slate •aplln) and the first of two .such attractions climating spring; trnln- \\g. The other will be plnyed al Payetlevllle uexl f'rldny. Thousands of fans throughout state arc expected lo trek to Hie itarilum hoping to set answers to licse questions: How do Ihe llazorbacks lonk heir new T formation, designed to ml more deception, speed juir punch Into their ollense? l!o»' Hindi help are the players up from last fall's (treat Ircslnimi team going to be in Ihelr first sra- aon with the varsity? In an effort lo give the fans (he bejit possible show, head Coacl John Barnhlll has divided his Miuai evenly. This, combined wllh (hi fact tnal each team will know th others plays und the prnspccl o[ wet field, polnls to a low-scoiliij game despite the point-making ref utatlon of Hie T. Freshmen to See Action But regardless ot how man. points are scored. Hit tilt will be good practice for the Porkers. The always have had trouble stopptn; the T, ana Barnhlll figures the' can do a better Job of It If the' use that formation themselves. Tlui was one of Ihe main reasons for h] decision to drop the single win atlnck In favor of the T tills spring Trie spectalors will get a look a the Yrcslimen. Seven of them listed as probable starters In th lines. Five of those "youngsti ^Igh more thnn 200 pounds. Another frosh. Jim Rlneliart. wl c one ot the boys directing th cds from the quarterback spo Its white counterpart will be. Jin iv Phillips, »' Junior who used 1 lay with clemson. Prltcharrl Injured The other starting backs will b casoued performers—Alvln Duk Buddy Rogers and Louie Scllaufc the whites and Ray Parks. Yacy Scott and Leon Campbell or the Reds. Probable line starters are: rtcds— Billy Hlx and Prank Flschel, ends: lolin Lnnney and Bill Stancll, ackles; Theron Roberts and Eckel Rowland, guards: Jimmy Smith. :en(er. Whites—Mage Honeycntt md Sam Butz, ends: Duvall Tliorn- ,011 and Fred Williams, tackles; Dave Manner »nd BUI Ward. guards; Bob Qrlffln. center. Baseball Exhibition. Results By The Associate* Press Pittsburgh (Nl «, New York (N) 2, might game). San Francisco (PCD 3, Havana <PIL1 3 (night game). Chicago (N) 12. St. Louis (A) 7. Chicago (A) 8. Camp Pendleton Marines 1. Los Angeles (PCD 12, St. Loul (A) "B" 7. New York (A) 6, Philadelphia (Nl 0. Brooklyn (N) 3, Montreal (ID 0 St. Louis (N) 4. Detroit (A) 0. Boston (N) 7, Cincinnati (N) 3. Boston (A) *, Louisville (AA) 3 (11 innings). Chattanooga (SA) S s Washlllgloi (AI 4. • With the Courts Chancery Walter E. Pahllg vs. Elsie Pah- lig. suit for divorce. Donald F. Rose vs. Camellia Rose, suit [or divorce. Glenn Mitchell vs. Mary Louise Mitchell, suit for divorce. James Rasberry vs. Edna Ra»- b«rry, suit for divorce. Stranahan Grabs Lead In Greensboro Tourney GREENSBORO, N. C., March 2 <rt>(—The touring golt stars hn squared account* with the Star mount Forest Country Club course Toledo amateur Frank Stnuhan yesterday showed the boyj how t play the course. The Ohio boy back eel up t neat 34-32—66, five unde par. And the rest of the boys too 1 their cue from Stmnham. Sixteen other.! broke par and 10 more equal led standard figures. All of which set up a spirltc scramble for today's second romi and the 36-hole finale tomorrow. Read courier News Want Ads. BLYTHEVfLLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, March 28 ADULTS 50c — CHILDREN 15c Starting time 8:00 BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA ' (T»i Included) TAG MATCH CHARLIE KEENE and RALPH GARABALDI versus PRINCE OMAR and BILL CANNY Also 2 1-Fall 30-Minure Matches Aeroney Books Two Oldtimers : or Mat Event A pall' of oldtlmeu, chunky Chur•y Keene and Prince Omar, Ihe ei-Elan bad boy, will return la Ihe mevlcnn Legion Arena Mcnday Ighl after long absences to per- orm In the main event of Mike leroney's weekly wrestling bouls. The returning veterans will op- ase each other In one of the pre- mlnary bouls and Ihen square off gain In the mnln event as mcin- ers of opposite Ing; (cams. Teaming; with Kc?ue will be Ralph Ciai-abaldi thr SI. Ixjuls hciv- ywelghl who has won qullc a lol- owliiK rvtnong local fan.s, Omar will >rliiR alone as his piuluer William Wild mill Canny Ihe Kumun oughle. The two leanis will balllp I onl In the Iwo mil of llnee falls IK match (ciitiire. Both Keene nnd Omar have been ibscnl from (he nlylheville ring or nearly a year relnmlng to Ihe (mill only recently, nuth are liea- •yweighls and arc rated as lop- lotch performci-.s. Kceue Is a former welterweight joxei of note and uses his know- edge of the piiRlllsllc sport us one of main methods o[ attack In the wrestling ring. The Keeiie-Oinur nriMlmlnniy wll open l-hc nlsht's Activities and following this event Canny am Onrabfllrfl will trade' holds in another 30-mlnulc one-fall bntit. p inals Tonight ] n N. M/ssco 4-H Tourney jinirtei-final play In Ihe annual forth Mississippi County 4-H club lournamehl hero continued this morning -J8 leanis slated for action odny and tonight Seven more tennis moved up In he loiirney lasl night by winning heir ilrsl round games. Seml-fiunls of Ihe double-elcnilnallon loivua- ncnl me scheduled for this nlirr- loon will! the Mimls to be played onlght. The lournnmcnl opened Thursday In the lilylhevllle Armory wllh iome SO-odd tennis entered. The ouriiaiuenl Is nil annual nffulr of the county 4-11 Clubs. Champions of l>olli tho A And n divisions will be crowned Uml«ht following the playing o( Ihe final games In iKilh Ihe Klrls und boys Di'iu'kels. Trophies will be awarded in flr.M, .second «nd Ihlrd place winneiK. Power Firm Sponsors Home Cc Demonstration Demonstrations In (he use of el re trlcal appliances will be held [01 Hie home economic students of tin Harrison Colored High School ii Arkansas-Missouri Power Company' all-electric kitchen* and laundry Monday niid Tuesday. The claw Monday will be for Juniors and seniors, with the lower grade classes attending the following night. The classes will begin at 1 p.m. The classes' ar« being sponsored by the company and will be under the supervision of Miss Mnry t«ls Pearson, home service demonstrator for the company. Head courier News Want Ads. Post Office Publicizes New Puerto Rican Stamp The Post Office DepnrtniPUl wij NSUP 11 Hirer-cent stump throu^l the Sun Jtmn, Puerto Rico, pos' nice, on April 27. 1049. lo com mcinomte the first Puerto Rlcnn gn- Vir-rnalovtiil rloctldll, Postinnsicl Ross 8. Stevens has announml The slump will be 0.84 by 1.44 inches In dimensions, arranged lunl y.onliilly, printed by the roliuy pro IT.SS In green, elcclrlc-eyn porloi-- aled, nnd Issued In sheets nf 50 sub jci-ls. The printing of 100.0(10,1)01 Puerlo Rico Riibeniatorlnl clcclloi slumps has been aulhorl/,ed. •Stump collectors desiring fin! y cancellations of this slump mil nd a limited number of uddressc ivelopes, not In excess of 10. to th ostiilHsttr. Sun Junn. P. R.. will oney order remittance to cover '5t o[ the stamps lo be affixed. En- lopes submitted must be of ordl- ary size and each must be properly ddressccl. An enclosure of medium eight should be placed In euch en- ie and the (lap cllhci 1 scaled or irned 111. The envelope to the ostmaster, Snn Juan. P. R.. should endorsed, "First Day Covers," oslniRstcr Stevens' explained. Flschel and Smith are the only freshmen In the red forward wall. But all of the'whtte linemen except Bui/, and Thornton are flrst-yeir en. At least two Porker veterans who •e expected to be key players next .11, hdllback Ross Pvitchard and lard Don Reldcrer, will miss the trasquad scrap because of In- uies. THEATER LEACHVILLE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Weekdays: 1 M fc 9:00 P. .M. Sauirdjv ft Sun(l»>: ' F- Wllh Continuant Hhnwkni Salurday SPECIAL STAGE SHOW ,1:00. 7:00, 9:00 "A Tom Thumb Circus' with educated <toga r wire acts t and acrobatic dancing "OUTLAW" COUNTRY" with Lash I.aRue >nd Fuzzy SU John Serial: "Jungle Girl" Cartoon & Sborts AM. AT RKGUI.AR ADMISSION TRICES: I,ATE SHOW SUrts 11:00 p.m. "WATERFRONT AT MIDNIGHT" with Wlltfam Garitan and Mary Beth Hughes Short Subject Sunday and Monday "THE THREE MUSKETEERS" with I,ann, Turner, Gene Kelly, June Alljson and Van Hcflin Fox Movktone \ews 4 Short Keene vs. Prince Omar Gorabaldi vs. Canny Have us renew youi footwear with our fine Invisible half »!«. The hermetically sealed sole joint will kcip out moisture, foreign matter. There will be no thank strain to distort the shoe and cause discomfort No nails or stllches. The shoes are truly renewed tor long latlsfaclory wear here. H-fl LT€RS QUflUITY SHOC SHO! BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. Show Starti Wtfkdijl 1:M) p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Continuous ihowlnr from 1:00 p.m. Saturday IDOIJBI.K FEATURE) "DEATH VALLEY" wllh Roberl Lowfry and Helen Gilbert "KING OF BANDITS" with Gilbert Rqliiml is The Cisco Kid Strlal: "Chick Carter, llelrcllve No. « Also Cartoon SAT. OWL SHOW AT 11 p.m. "Chamber of Horrors" ivith Leslie Bulks, 1.1111 Palmer, and Glna Malo Serial: "Jesse James Rides Again No. 3; Also Cartoon Sunday & Monday IDOUBI.K FEATUREI "Th« Unsuspected" with .loan Caulflflrl. Clnllilr Rain*, and Audrey Toller "THEOVERLANDERS' with Cblfji JUfTertj and Dapbne Campbell NEW Manila, Ark. Shoos KVERY NUiHT Boi Oprnn Week !)•;> 1:00 p.m Maiuiee S»turd«T * Sundmj Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Hhowlo Saturday "QUICK ON THE TRIGGER" with Charlen SUrrett and Smiley Burnelt« Alio Shorts SATURDAV OWL SHOW "THE STRANGE MR. GRAIN" with Marjorle Lord »nd Roberl Shayne Also Shorts Sunday & Monday "ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN wllh Abbott & Coislello Also Shorl Dollegiate Cage loaches Suggest Changes in Rules SEATITE. March 36. (IP) — The mlloii'j lioop concliM rolled ui> heir sleeves this morning and dived icarttang Into the last two minutes if basketball. A dr^ei! or more suggestions on low tho rules should be changed lo e.ssiiii the foulliiR In the guinea' last 20 .seconds have been made to Iho 'tnllnniil A.KSOClmion nf Basketball Coaches. The coaches went down Hie line Tor Alniidiirclliuilloii of the sniue in ill depaiiiucnl.s. They voted ap- >r«vnl for the molded ball and standard bncklx>uid throughout the nation. '1'lic coddles' action was merely a recommendation, which will be c.on- • by I lie National Hulrs Com- inltlci! Sundiiy und Monday. The. coaches elected John mum "f SnrhiKlielcl College, Maw., prtui- (Icnt ol the NABO. Mward S. HK-kcy, si. Ixiuls University, was chosen editor of the iisMcintlon bulletin. Ulrec-Uirs numeri to sil on the ex- ecullve bonrd with the officers were Head. Mickey, Bruce Drukn of Okla- iiomii u.. Kninklln C. Cuppon ol 1'rliicplon. Hinklc and lltirold P.K- Icr of Wisconsin. Af a bannnol nlghl. \vllli lliu Piigct 'Sound S|H)i(,swrllers and aporltcutera A.vwclatlon, tht NABO innounved the selection of ldw»rd Hlckox of Sprlnglleld, Ma»»., College a) 1U "man of the year." Other nominees for the honor Included George Edwards, rettriin coacli at Missouri. NOTICE Notice If hereby given th»t W. A, Plckard has made application for a permit to erect a brick and concrete building 40 feet by M feet on Knst Vi Lot S and West '/, Lo» », Block 6, Marsh Addlllon beln« la Die 1000 block of Chlckawwbt Street. This building to be used for a retail grocery business Anj protest should b« In wrltlnt tnd file* In the office of the City Clerk wllhlu 30 days. Joe Carney, City Engineer. Uiited: March 2«, 194t. For rbxpert PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Call 4601 NICHOLS DRUG Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained urriaK* licenses at the "filed of Ilss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk, cslcrdny: Wllllniu Z. Chcalham alirl Mrs helma Cheatham. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "GOD'S COUNTRY AND THE MAN" with Tom Kcene Cartoon and Serial SAT. NITK O\VI. SHOW "THE CASE OF THE BABY SITTER" with Torn NCR! and Pamela Drake AUt, Short Sunday, Monday & Tuesday Russm _ -^ A PrnmtHiTil PlctAir. Warner Newx A- Short UUI Opens 6:45—Starts 7:00 Saturday "LAWLESS VALLEY" fleor)t« O'Brlrn Kay Soulbcrn S«rl»l: Chlpl. 2 of "R« A Htntj" SATURDAY .MIDMTF. SHOW "RIFF-RAFF" Pal O'Brien, Waller Slezak AKn Shorts Sunday & iMnnrtay "UNDERCURRENT" Kalherhie Hepburn Robtrl Taylor Robtrt Mltchum Sunday: W»rner News & Short Monrla.v: Chapter 6 of "BRUCE GENTRY" mill Sliorls Insist en GENUINE FORD PARTS FUEL PUMP »2..l,S Exchnng. GENERATOR 5'). 55 K empany Say /f . . . . With Flowers The Flower Shop GlencoB Hotel Blrig. Phone 4'J9I or 2747 * Powcrc<l by quick-starting 4-cycl« gasoline engine (I '/i hp ot 3 hp). Tull adjustable Kovvrcior guarantees accurate, dependable sp«d control. * 2'( w bhutc cuts right vip to tre« , shruhi, fences, etc. .CM steel tu bi [1^ ib rough out friimc irimroi lifitit ruggeilncis. * Precision construction safeguard* aj*iiimi faulty operation atid mini- rnlzcs rcnaits . . . Injures trouble- free performance. Sec the MASTER MOWER (oday at Blytheville Machine Shop Dealer ARKANSAS GROCER CO. Distributor BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIM OFFICE NORTH TENTH Plione 3151

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