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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 28, 1949
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MONDAY, MARCH 28,1949 BLYTH1VILLB <ARK,)' .COURIER NEWS SETIH 'ordinals Get Good Pitching "o Edge Yonks 7-0; Blackwell ,'imbers Up in Batting Practice ST. PETEnESBURO. F1«., March 28, <,'l>)—Tlie SI. Louts Cui'dinnls lay never miss Muvry Dlckson is they continue to get the brilliant iillccli- ig that has enabled them lo compile an exhibition o( ten wins and five S 'Janager Eddie Dytr called the sale ol Dlcliaon a mistake after learning bosses Jjnd peddled the hurler to Pittsburgh. St. Louts pitchers scored nother shutout yesterday, blanking the New York Yankees, l-o. Kurt er, southpaw up from Columbus, Al Biazlc and Ted WHks did the ard hurling. *— TAMPA, Fla., March 28. (IP) — ell Bl&ckwell took the wrapa off pitching arm yesterday (or the list time In the Cincinnati Reds' pilng training. And he reported he result was encouraging. Blackwcll, still many pounds un- Icrwright as the result of a kid- ley operation several weeks ago, tad not done any throwing until 'C.steiday bu^ he served them up (or iboul live minutes In batting prac- Ice. Still At It CLEARWATER, Pla., March 28. IP)— Catcher Yogi Bora's sore arm causing some alarm In the camp >f the New York Yankees. 'Beira has played In only two ;ames leaving Ralph Houk and Chajlcy Silvera lo do the brunt ol I he work. Yog! Is taking light throwing txorclses. PASADENA, Calif., March 28. (/PI -The Chicago While Sox have 18 batchers on their staff but so far has shown promise ol beina able to go nine Innings. Th five top men are Al Gettel, andy Gumpert, Howard Judson, Fred Bradley and Chico Pierctti. All |liave been thumped badly in exhibitions. Manager Jack Onslow must :ut at, least eight pitchers off tho |roster. BURBAWK, Calif., March 28. (if) I—Young Sherman Ixillar, who did Ifar more bench-sitting than catch- ling for the New York Yankees last lyear, promises to be a big a-'set in Ithe St. Louis Browns back-stopping Idepartment. Lollar came to the Browns wiUr I two other players In a. winter, deal Ithe Yanks made for Pred Sanford. • He's now hitting .333 and giving Mos valuable assistance behind the plate. He entered yesterday's I game as a pinch hitter in the eighth I inning and pounded a two-run ho- Imer lhat enabled St. Louis to sal- Ivage a 1-7 tie with the Pittsburgh | Pirate* at San Bernardino, Calif. Porkers Show T In Spring Game 4,500 Fans Watch Unveiling of Hogs' New Offense Saturday FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.. March 28. P)— Aikiinsns' nnxorbftcks will [id up their spring football train- is tins week. Their principal task ill 1» to polish further a new T ii'mation which already Is bolter inn average. The Porkers unveiled the T to imc -1.500 (alls in an tnlrasquiul unc In Memorial StacUum at Llt- e nock Sitlurduy nlRlit. The Reds bent the Whites. 13-0, it no one In the stands gave a ins about the srorc. They were in- rcstcd in the \v;\y the Ruwirbacks i a whole fliul their new attack okcd. And Uicy Iliouglil It looked rclty pond, despite the handicaps a wot ncld find n slippery ball. Especially pleasing were the pcr- onniinci's oC Leon (Muscles) Cnmp- ell. (ho veteran fullbnck, ruirt one f his Hcd running owles, qunrtor- nck Jim Rlnchnrl. Campbell made the T look as irtugh It were made to order tor Im. He shot through the line and •fnvcd through a broken field fre- uently for lonp gains and chipped ii some powerful short plunges. One if his stnbs at the line resulted in touchdown. Ktnelinrl Looks Good Rinchui't, who'll be a sophomore iext fall, was the smoothest of the r handlers. Other backs who stood out on of- cnse Included Tracy Scott, a brother ol the great Clyde, who finished Us eligibility last year. Both loams averaged around 'to yards punting, with the Whites' ..mite ScliHUfcle doing the best utinK. A flock of linemen showed up well, but probably the best was rheron Roberts, the veteran Ruard who .seemed to bo everywhere at the right time, A second squad game, to be played Faycttevlllc Friday, will bring down tile curtain on the ssiring drills. Joe McCarthy Thinks Red Sox Are Stronger Than Last Year [Wildcats Defeat (Aggies 46-36 in | NCAA Title Game SEATTLE, March 28—<#)—Alex I Groza—basketball's magic moun- Italn—»nd four «pellb!nding Ken- Itucky teammates worked their I sorcery on Oklahoma A. & M-, and I the disappearing act on seven play- I off records as they captured their [second straight NCAA champion- I ship Saturday. 1 Before an overflow crowd of 12,500, coach Adolph Rupp's hoopsters | beat the Aggies, 46-36. Earlier in the evening, Illinois I edged Oregon State College, 57-53, I {or third place In the tournament In the keenly awaited clash be- I tween offense and defense, Coach Henry Iba's gifted shackle-makers were able to fit handcuffs for al the wildcats but Groza. The 6-foot- T-mch center rammed in 25 points I before fouling out five minutes before the final gun. And Bob Harris the tall Aggie pivotman. fouled on early In the second half trying to truss him up. Groza cracked three NCAA scoring records and was voted by at' tending sporstwriters the most val uable man In the playoffs. His three-game totals of 82 points 31 field goals and 20 foul points al net new standards. The old mark '! I J5f lnts antl 30 ficlri g03 ' 5 wcre sc I SB?' Bob Kurland, Oklahoma A. i M., In 1945, and the former record of 18 foul points by Jack Underman Ohio Stale, in 1946. The wildcats BS a team held thrc new scoring records and a half interest in a fourth. 4-H Club Cage Champions for County Named Convincing Safes Talk BILLINGS. Jvfont., March J8. (If —Norman Hobbs' carburetor back fired, setting his car or fire jus .s Ray Austin drove by. Austin, a fire extinculsher sales man, convinced a customer. Read Courier News Want Ads. Connie Mack hasn't lost any of liis chnrm for tbe younger sot. as attested by autograph seeker tvfarian Tolar at Wcckiwachec Spring?, near BrooksvilJc. Fin. Mr. Mack's Philadelphia A's are training at West Palm Bench. Bjr Jaek Hunt! SARASOTA, Pin., March M. (m— Joe McCarthy, a mini who can win or lose pcnimnU without, hysteria, Ilguiwi his Bailon lied Sox arc us jood u my club in the American Most 0( the experts til (he citrus beli are going Matsh Joe one bctlcr. A juejorlly is picking Die Retl Sox lo win mainly on Ihc home in" power In Die bxls ol Tod WllUxms, Vcrn Sltplicui.niid Bobby DoeiT. "We figure to UD belter," suld McC.irlliy. "Our pitching .should be Improved If Mickey Hunts mid Tex Hugtxon IKII oome DUCT Mickey It Sports Roundup Hufb Jr. NEW YOHK. Mflllili 28. (/I 1 ) — Word, from Iho smith u. 1 ) .spring (mining reaches the point where you can tell lomcthhig About Iho clul» is "don't be too optlmUHte about the Cuidlniils. Hxccpt for Sinn Mil- sinl, Knos Hliumhlcr and Harry Bie- chcen they're second division stuff." ...The point ftccnii to bo Hint they have no reliable- catcher, (lint buse- nuin anil center fielder and, Ibere'a any llfy inlleld, depending on tho licnllh o[ Murlon, Schoondlin^t and Kuiowskl. , .Tho Mime ob.suvvcifl Bill Godwin Godwin Takes Line Coaching Job at Idaho Lost cane, Leachville, Blackwater, Yarbro and Pawheen today hold ;hc basketball championships of North Mississippi County 4-H Clubs ificr their victories Saturday night 'i the finals of the annual 4-H -Jub tournament at the Armory icre. In the A Division Lost Cane's joys were crowned champs by nudg- Lpachville 40-38 in the finals ind Leach vlllc's girls copped the ?, in the girls' bracket by getting past Lost Cane 29-15. Black\vater's girls won championship honors In the B Division by subduing- MiUigan Hidge 41-19 in .he title game, Milligan Ridge won .he class B boys' title by defeating Blackwater 18-11 in the championship game. In the C Divishm Ynrbro's boys defeated Pawhecn 10-7 for the title anrt Pawheen's girls won over Yarbro in the girls' bracket. Third place honors In the A Division n-ent to the Gasnell boys and the Number Nine girls with the Milligan Ridge girls and the Blackwater boys winning similar honors the B Division. Only first and .second place awards were made In the C Division, Keene Is Teamed With Garabaldi For Monday Night Charley Kecnc, the chunky little Irishman who gave up a boxtng career for a atab at professional \viT.stling, returns to the Amerlcnn Legion rir.g tonight to take part in the tnjr match feature of Pro- motei Mike Meroney's wrestling bouts. Keene, v. welterweight .slugger of note .several ycul's back, will team with Ralph GanLbiiltli, the St, Louis heavyweight against William (Wild BiLl) Canny and Prince Omar in (lie 90-ininutc time limit, best two of three falls, main event. Also returning to the BlytheviHe ring Is Prince Omar, the Persian bad boy, who last appeared here over a year ago. Both Qarabaldl and Canny have performed here recently. Tonight's feature botit is expected Lo draw a large crowd. Two one- fall preliminary bouts arc also on tonight's card with Canny meeting Garabaldi in the first a "d Keene battling Omar in the second. East-West Golden Glovers Meet Tonight'for Titles NEW YORK, March 28-f/f'j— Golden Gloves champions of the east and the west, who battled to a draw last year, wilt renew their rivalry tonight in the 22nd annual inter-city bouts at Madison Square Garden. Sixteen fights, mulching champions -and aKcrnatcs of the two section*, will make up the program Last year the two squads foughi lo anB-8 standstill. The western squad is composed o1 Snead and Mangrum In Greensboro Playoff Bill Godwin, former Blythevllle High School grid coach and Rll- stnte center, left this morning for Moscow. Ind., to assume tils new duties as asstslnn football conch at the University ol Idaho. Announcement of the appointment, of Oodwln wus made yest«r day by J. E. Buchanan, University of Idaho president. Hla appointment becomes effective April 1. He will coach centers and tackles and assist Head Coach Milliard (Dixie* Howell. Godwin directed football operations at Blythevllle High School ii 1046 after his graduation from the University of Georgia where he starred with the Georgia Bulldog for three years. He played cente for the Chicks for three years 1837 19.19 and was twice selected on all Arkansas high school team in 193 and 1930. Following his graduation In th spring of 1910 he entered the University of Georgia where lie starred three years as center. In 1943 Godwin left Georgia and enlisted In the Navy. While in the Navy lie played with the n. Pierce, Pla., Naval team and In 1844 wa.i named on the all-service eleven. After his discharge from the Navy in 1915, Godwin signed to coach at Blythevllle High School, a position he held until the spring of 19« when he joined the Boston Yankees of the National Professional Football League. He played with trie Yankees during the 1948 and 194B season and this year turned down a third year contract. In August. 1946, Godwin went to Chicago with the college all-star team to play in the annual all-star game. He was given the starting center role and his untiring defensive play against the professional Los Angeles Rams won much acclaim by the sports writers of the nation. Prior lo his apponltmcnt by Idaho. Godwin was employed es a real estate salesman for the E. B. David Real Estate Agency as an off-season job. * lot. lighter limn he wns lust year and Tex is throwing hard. Ellis Kinder should be more help limn he was lust J'enr. Trsky nt 'Illlnt "Now Johnny Pesky Is set at third. Last year he was nn experiment. It looic nhuast until mid-seii.son to llml himself. "TlK' resl ol the club Is prolly mueli the same except (list. base. I'm glvliiB Walt Dropo, a big Inisky fellow, a good chiince. He's pliiylni! every d»y. 11 he cant' make It Hilly Goodman can play the bag. In the meantime, I'm playing Ooodnuin In right field." to refresh your memory, the Red Sox were top heavy tiworhes n year ago. McCarthy hud been lined out ol retirement by owner Tom Yiuvkoy. II seemed the Sox hud evi-rylhlnfi. Instead Boston stumbled nnd almost fell. They blow a doublohead- er opening duy. They lost live of Ihcir lir^t six and were seventh, nine p.ames under .500 tho morning of June 1. To some baseball people, McCarthy did his job in '48. Despite the slinky .slur!, I he Sox spurted down the strclch with un nina/- ing burst ol power to finish in a first place lie with Cleveland, tho first lime It ever happened In tho American League. Of coiirso, Cleveland won the plnyoff and went on to take the world scries. It would not bo wise U> worry about Boston's poor spring training record. McCarthy pays little attention to exhibition results. lie Is tcrestcd only in Individual performances nron't loo high on tho Hmvcs, who haven't changed much since last yulir, and lluuiu the youthful, hmt ling Dodgers i»rc tho lenni to wnlch. VI nl»y.. .Eddie summoned a doctor, who.took three flltchM In a cut oil Joc'i hip and did what he could about » largo brulw...That nujht ?"ulk« played only a minute and • lalf agahiBt Washington and, for tho /Irsl time In his pro basketball career, fulled-to toko a shot...the noral It that an accident with a ;fubngo can can make a lot of faiu turn imll. I Kciual Exchange In primitive •ocltllet, the taking of lutcrpBl for Ihc loan of good! or service rendered, In tran>*c- tl6n» b«tw««n memb«r« of th* I community, wai unknown. All th»t was «xp*ct*d wi» Uu return ol similar (ooda or MrvICM. The Friendly Yard hal • CABINET SINKS B. C. Robituoti Lumbtf Monday Mutlnrti Dob Kuppko will l» honored with "dny" by Iho Illinois "I Mel A&sui'lnlluu "when the llllnl piny Michigan iu<\t l-'ull. U will mink Ilia 25th nnnivpisnry of Ued Oimi[;i |l B bit; duy nitulnsl Michigan. . . . Tho Mclropnlltim HnSkctlwll Writers'Av sot'latliin voU-d Hunk Ibn ol Oklu- lionin A. mid M. thQ "couch ol Iho feiir." 11 would bo Imi'd lo pick n UfUrr uny lor tho honor,, .Sini't 1 n?- tnrnliiK lo Arh'JKiu lu'ior the finish ol lh« Hi 1 1 roll Lions' dlsninl M'IIMHI, Fin! Unki'. Jr., IHIS mmlo niorti Hum UO npprnrnnt'ca on lllp rubber ohlck- i'n circuit. ..They'll bo culling him stoimifh h'nkc. MModyl THEATER * LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. HTAUTINO TIMK Wrrltitnyil r.Ol) ii 0:00 I 1 . M. 8:iMinl;iy Ai Kinidnyl 1 1'. M. With Conlliiuoiii Showing lie Ou&htu IS« C'unueil The dny before Hie rhlluclflp Wiirrlors 1 first iilnyoff aumc, ,ioo Fulks wont out, like any KOCH! Im.s- b;nul, to empty u pull of gaiim Hut Joe .skidded and fell down fllnht ol stulrs.. .11 wasn't until lour o'clock Iho next aflornoon hi- rtc elded ho hud bcon hurt iviul calU'c! boss liddie C«ottlicb lo say hi' cituld- Lust Time Today "THE THREE MUSKETEERS" wldi Limn Turner, Kelly, June Allyson NEW Manila, Ark. Show* EVEMI NIGHT Box Open! Week Dftjl liM MaV . Matinee B»turday * Riadif Sat.-Stm. 1 p.m. Coat Uwwtaf Last Time Today "ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN" iiiui Vun llcllln Mnvlclnnu New* Shurl Tuesday "FUN AND FANCY FREE" Wiill DUuoy's I'caturt:- ('nrloon Short Subject and ywunil Screen-Teal NI|{Ut with Abbott * AHo Short Tuesday "MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND" with (ione Ruymond >nd Stephanie Faull Also Short Subject* Baseball Exhibition Results By the Associated Press Boston (A) 5. Philadelphia IN) 1 3nn Diego (PCD 5, Chicago (A) 2 Cleveland (A) 1. Oakland (PCJL,I 0 (morning) Cleveland (Al 4, Ban Francisco (POL) 2 (aflernoon) Washington <A) 3, Detroit (A) a Si. Louk (N) 1. New York (A) 0 Philadelphia (A) "A" 5. linvtuin. (P1L) 3 Philadelphia (A) "B" 3, Brooklyn (N) 1 Cincinnati (N) 13, Boston (N) 4 New York (N) B, Chicago IN) 0 Hollywood (PCL) 9, St. Louis (A> •B"8 St. Louts (A) "A" 7, rill.sburgli i 7, (12 Inning tie) GREENSBORO, N.C., March 28. *—The historians were ready for a field day today as Lloyd Mati- im and Sammy Snead matched strokes in an 18-holc plnyoff for Greensboro Open Golf Tournament honors. No matter what the outcome, a record performance was assured. A victory lor Snead would make the White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., slugger the first three-time winner in 10 years of Greensboro tournaments. A Manjrum triumph would give the chicngoan the distinction of being tne first to win the event twice in a row. India's untouchable classification is believed to hive developed alter the Aryan invasion of the northwest more than 3,000 years ago. SAND & GRAVEL DIRT FOR FILLS For prompt, service call 6322 when you need sand and grave) pr dirt to level your ground or yard. We also build gravel roods. Our 4 trucks RFC able to do the hauling quickly and efficiently. Call lor free estimate. llic cream of amateur talent from the Alleghenics to the Pacific Coast. The Eastern fighters are survivors of eliminations in 13 Atlantic seaboard states and Puerto Rico. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats 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 • . (Ta» Included) TAG MATCH HULON 9 t.MIj HOLMES Fhone S52Z GENUINE OLD STYLE SOUR MASH KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY BONDED 100 PROOF HERE S A SPECIAL BLYTHEVILLES ONLY Show Start! Weekilayi 7:M p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Conttnuoiu lnc from 1:00 p.m. Last Time Today (DOUflLF. FEATURE) The Unsuspected" with Joan CauIAeld, Cliiudn Ilalnl, and Audr«j TotUr fTIWl-WUUt OISTIIUIT, INC.,lMtivllk K». Correct PIANO TUNING And Expert Repair Work Guaranteed Radio Service AM-FM Ttltvision CHARLIE KEENE and RALPH GARABALDI versus PRINCE OMAR and BILL CANNY Also 2 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches Keene vs. Prince Omar Garabaldi vs. Canny Violin Repair Expert* Everything In Music BROOKS Music Store 107 E. Main. Ttl. 811 4% HOME LOANS Elbcrt S. Johnson The Equitable Life Assurance Society rhone €22S Krcnlngs PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed B«st Prices Kirby Drug Stores THE OVERLANDERS" with Chip* ItafTerlj and Daphne Campbell EVER* TUESDAY IS KCKEEN-TKST NIOHT Tuesday BLAZE OF NOON" with Anne Baxter, Wlllltim HoUen anil Sunny Tuffs AUo Short RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday SCIENTIFIC ENGINE TUNE-UP G ANALYZE ENGINE PERFORMANCE WITH FACTORY-RECOMMENDED ANALYSIS EQUIPMENT n ADJUST CARBURETOR n ADJUST AND CLEAN SPARK PLUOS Q TEST IGNITION AND WIRING n CLEAN FUEL PUMP D CIEAN OIL BATH AIR CLEANER Q ADJUST GENERATOR CHARGE RATE C] ADJUST FAN BELT WHEEL ALIGNMENT CHECK D CHECK WHEELS FOR BALANCE n INSPECT KING PINS n CHECK CAMBER OF FRONT WHEELS D CHECK CASTER OF FRONT WHEELS D CHECK TOE-IN OF FRONT WHEELS D INSPECT BRAKES FOR DRAG D INSPECT STEERING MECHANISM Q INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE i D.P.L. NO. 15 j COTTONSEED > Dtlintcd, treated • and Sacked : State Certified I ,_,« V •••MBWM^^^BVW^^HIBB^BM * ! 85% Germination [ ! 1 Yr, from Station ! IA Ton or Carload j ', Also Good Alfalfa Hay ! | for Sale \ \ Mayers & Gitl j | Dell Ark. Phone 2272 J $680 plus parts miipnmj BUSSEU. A Paramount Pkmr* Warn<r Newi ft Short Opens 6:45—SUrti T:t* T ° MY FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS I Call S10 or »ea me In Intrant Building Ground Floor, rear CH? Drue Store, 32 steps off Main at United Insurance Agency. FRANK D. UNDERWOOD Last Time Today "UNDERCURRENT" Katherlne Hepburn Robert Ttylor . Robert Mllchnm Serial: Chapter 6 of "Bnict Gentry" and Shorts Tuesday Frank Buck's Origin*! "BRING'EM BACK ALIVE" Serial: Chapter I *f "Bruce Gentrr"

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