The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 11, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 11, 1948
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Papooses Play Victoria Tonight Game Will Be First In District Four Junior Tournament Blytheville Juniur High School's Papooses and the Victoria Juniors svill (ancle in Jonesboro at 6 o'clock tonight in the opening first-round game of the District 4 Junior Higli School cage tournament. First-round pairings for the tournament originally matched these two teams to play at 1 o'clock but a shuffle in the nifiht's agenda moved the game up to six o'clock \v:th the Jonesboro-Lepanto contest scheduled for seven. Finals Saturday Night Two other games are on the tourney schedule for tonlRht with Marked Tree playing the Crnlghead County third place winner at 8 o'clock and Crawfordsvlllc meeting Stanford at 9. Play will continue through Saturday with the semi-final. 1 ; .sehcri- uled for Saturday morning nnd dr. 1 finals Saturday night, Mornint:, afternoon and night sessions will he held tomorrow. The Osceol.i Juniors, third-place winners in Mississippi County will j not see action until tomorrow morning when they tangle with Mmion in a lir.sf-rouml tussle. G.sreolii was 1 placed in the tourney's lower bruck- [ ct with Illyrheville and Victona in \ Hie upper. 1'aiis Favored to \Vin The Paps. 24-10 victors over Vi,-- toriji iu the Mississippi County tourney finals three weeks ago, arc listed as big favorites in tonight's ron- test. Should the Paps eel by Vic- i lori'i tonight then they wouUI meet \ the winner of the Joncsboro-Lornin- : to grime tomorrow afternoon. Coach Jnmcs Fisher sent the Pans through their final practice period yesterday afternoon before pronouncing them ready for tourney competition. The Paps witness- THURSDAY, MARCH 11, IMS' Only the Beginning Softball Teams In 'V League To Make Plans The first Softball meeting of the 1948 season will be held at, the Blytheville "Y" tonight at, 7:30 o'clock, when managers and sponsors will consider plans for the Spring and Summer-season. While actual play In the loop Is not expected to begin until late April or early May, teams are encouraged to get their bids in early to allow time for warm-up games, securing uniforms and equipment for the official opening. Play will be under the lights at Walker Park. There were eight teams In the league last year and several of these have Indicated that they would field teams this Summer. There are une or two new applications. An effort will be made to line up at least four teams of girls this year. Nowcst addition to equine royalty is this unnamed bay coll, foaled iit Glen Cove. Stud Kami, Vallcjo, Calif. The day-old thovnuj;hbi cd was sired by Orlello. top Italian horse which was b -cii'Ml to the U.S..after the war and later died. The dam was I'lumugc. Cub Scout Watches Connie Ryan Lead Braves to 14-3 Win Over Reds nilADENTON. Fla.. Mar. II- <UP> ' the only absentee from the Phil- ed a two-hour Ion; session in whirl) ; There was speculation at the adrlphia A's' cam]) today ntlcr the Coach Fisher stressed ball-handling Boston Braves' training camp to- anival of outfielder linii Welitnan and floor maneuvering. ! day that the Chicago Cubs might who hit .368 (or Martlnsville In the Coach Fisher stated that he would ' still be trying to swing a deal for Carolina League last season, floor his regular lineup in tonight's i Connie Ryan. Boston's regular sec- Manager Connie Muck has organic with Leroy Criner and Son- ^ ond-bnseman last season. ^clereci Gncrra to re|x>ri immediately ivy Stires at forwards, Jim Deer ai i The guesswork was sparked by horn his Havana, Cuba. home, center and Dick Reid and TVel j the presence of Cub scoul Jack The A's, regulars defeated the Vance it guards. I Doyle at yesterday's exhibition Yimni<,;nns yesterday. 7 to -I with 1, game. Doyle seemed to be watching I winning pitcher cfirl Scheib eet- Hyan intently, and he had plenty ! ting tlm longest hit. a triple, to watch as Ryan drove in three ! ... Barred rocks, New Har'npshlrcs. Rhode Island reds, white leghorns, and white rocks are the five most popular breeds of chickens In the United States. His New Look runs with a triple, double, and sin- ' gle lo pace the Braves to a 14 to 3 win over Cincinnati. TUCSON, Ariz.. Mar. (UP1 — Bob Teller, snecdball ace of the Cleveland Indlnns. will make his first pitching .start of the Soring ST. PETEnSBUrtG. Fla.. Mar. ! season either tomorrow or S'>uir- 11. iUP)—The New York Yankees day against the San Pi-;>-( isco dually cot. word today from (heir ; Seals, tribe manager Lou Boudrcnu 1 jlone holdout, pitcher Charley Wen- said today. ; sloff—but it wasn't the word they i The Indians open their West I expected. • Coast series today against the Los Wenshiff wrote to General Man- Ancelcs Angels nt Fnllerlon. Cal. aser George Weiss to ask when he ' Cleveland defeated the Univcr- \votild receive his souvenir ring from last year's World Scries He didn't mention his salary disoute. The Yanks got only two hits in yesterday's exhibition game but used Ilifm well to bent the St. i Louis Cardinals. 2 to 0. behind the c fnrt .L. l nr £_;_„,/ Fails combined four-hit hurling; of vie • Seorc/1 tOr frlena fal ' 5 ' rta'-ohl. Randy Gumoert. and Karl JocKCY Returns to Riding Drc\ys. Al Brazle. Jim Hcarn. anci Krn .Johnson pitched for the Cards. 5 Pemiscot County Girls Win All-Star Honors C\RUTHKRSVILLE. Mo., March 11.—Braggadocio, . Holland and Stectu girls basketball teams placed players on the all-star teams chosen nt the completion of play of the Southeast Missouri Girls Basketball Tournament, held last weekend at Diehlstadl. Finals were played Saturday niftht. IJlehlstiidt won the championship of the "A" bracket, with Braggadocio winning the "B" bracket. In winning first in the "A" bracket, Dlehlstadt defeated East Prairie 1815. Holland won third place In the "A" bracket, defeating Morlcy 29 to 21. In winning first in (he "B" bracket. Braggadocio first downed Van- dnser 31-11, then Beaton 31-22. and ill the final game, defeated Anniston 35-3S. There were sixteen teams In the tournament. Those from Pemiscot County teams selected on the all-star teams wove: First team—White of Braggadocio and Whittle of Holland. Second team—Cannon of Holland. Hicks of Braggadocio, and Carroll of Holland. Third team—Prince o( Steele. During the four tournament games in which she participated. White of Braggadocio scored 82 points, for an average of 20.5 points per game. Rarin' to Go iy dilTeix'nces ironeil out ami having fully recovi'rud from Ijotli :.n appeiidccluiny and ton- silcctomy this winter, the SI. Louis Ciircltnuls' Stan Musiul looks liiijipy and in good condition as he wails his bat at Ihe lied Birds' Ir.-iininj; ramp in Si. Petersburg. Fla. Oakbwn's Daily Doybfe Aaain Hits 4-Fisure Payoff 32 4-H Teams Compete in Cage Tourney Thirty-two North Mississippi County 4-H Club cage teams will move Into action this weekend with the playing of the 16th annual 4-H Club' basketball tournament which opened this morning at the Oosnell High School gym. Tourney play opened at 9 o'clock this morning with three Class "B" contests scheduled for the first session. Lost Cane's boys went up against Promised Land in the tour- ne.v opener with the Lost Cane "B" girl* meeting Promised Land at 10 o'clock and the Number Nine "B" boys playing Pawheen at 11. Play will continue through Sit urday with the finals scheduled for Saturday night. Morning, after noon and night sessions will be held each day with at least three games scheduled for each session. In this afternoon's session (he Pawheen "B" girls played Box Eider at 1 o'clock, Shady Grove "B" boys met Box Elder at 2 o'clock and Shady Drove "B" girls played Gosnell at 3. The Class "A" bracket will open tonight with the Pawheen boys playing Lone Oak at 'I o'clock. Promised Land girls vs. Pawheen at 8 o'clock, Recce vs. Oosnell boys at 0 o'clock and Lost Cane vs. Armorcl girls at 10. Dem Bums Slide In 72 Dogs Compete Today In National Field Trials CLARKSV1LLE. Tenn., March II (UPI—Twelve more dogs will compete today in the qualifying round.; of the National Amateur Quail Championship Hunning at nearby Camp Campbell. That will leave just 1C dogs yet to try to qualify. Oak Creek Queen and Brlscoe's Carolina Donghgirl, two pointers, stood out above ten other dogs in the field yesterday. The Queen Is ownead and handled by R L Stone, of Seattle, Wash. Powell Briscoe, of Oklahoma City, Okla., HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Mar. U.i°*! ls and llant! l»s Carolina Dough- Oulticldcr Al Cionfriclclo thumbs a lido from Biooklyn Dodgers' teammates, inlielck'r Tommy Brown and pilrhrr liox Harney who are headed tor a dip via the slide nt the Dodders' hotel in Ciii'lad Trujillo, S:uito Domingo. Tbe Good and Hart Earth Taking good and bad land gcther. about four acres are quired to sustain one human j Ing, according to the Encyclopedia liritannica. 'sity of Arizona yesterday, 7 to 2, . with football star Edsav (Special Delivery) Jonrs Riving tip only two hits In his debut as an Indians' pitcher. Snead Favored to Take Jacksonville Open JACKSONVILLE. Fla., March 11. (UP) — Sammy Snead of Hot Springs. Va., twice winner of the event, ranked as the sentimental favorite today as a star-studded field teed off In the S10.000 Jacksonville Open golf tournament. Sncad's chief competition was expected to come from Big Jim Fer- lier of San Francisco and dentist iUP)—Tl\c daily double window at! Oaklawn Park has begun to take | on a resemblance to [he U. S. Mint. Kor [he sc'cond straight day yesterday the [lot Sprlncs daily double paid off in four figures. Lucky Doo in the first and Star- laidcr in the second combined to pay $3,306.70. to surpass the previous day's payoff of $2,129. Both were higher than any dally double at the Spa In the last ten years. Incidentally, it was double day for a jockey at Hot Springs, too. Wendell Bads won aboard Ariel Ace in the sixth, and came back in the seventh to pilot Sir Date to the win. ! girl. Birds were hard to find and few clogs scored during the third day's running. Observers said they believe ^that few dogs so far have flualifiEd for competition in the finals. A revolutionary type of match, producing heat but no flame, has been developed. It can be used anywhere, even in wind of gain force since it cannot be blown out. THEATRE LUXORA Pride of (he Community" Dial 4261 Opens at 6:30 p.m.; Starts 3:OC p.m Invitational _ Meet Opens Tonight \ = l.QS ANCiKLKS. Mar- 11. Itll 1 MIAMI, Fla.. March 11. 'UP1 — Jockey Porter Roberts, who refused lo bt'lirvr th;it his missitiE! frioml. The ChiniRO Cubs scored their j or kry Ai snider, couldn't be found, fourth victory In five panics acainst Wils j, lu , k lielms; today after fruit- majnr-lKieuo opposition yesterday los _ sly scilr( .i,i ng the Florida Kevs when they boat the St. Louts lu h ' is mV]1 private plane for three days. returned to his riding course, also was expected to be contention. Catcher Aaron Robinson, relocated lo the Yankees' dou housi- Isst term, looks fit in his new uniform at the \Vhilc s ox ' tr.iin- inc camp in Pa S ;iclona, C.-ilif Hobbic was traded for Ed Lopat. pitcher Browns. 3 to 2. in 11 Innings. A wild throw by Brownie shortstop Sam Dcnte, following singles by Phil CavarMta and Ray Mack, settled the cnntest. Cavarettsi was the ciime's leading hitter with a double and two singles, but the Browns' hero was catcher Tom Jordan who srnl the same into extra liuiinp-'. with a two-run homer In the ninth. CLF.ARWATER. Fla.. Mar. 1!.— <UP' Ciitftcldcr Pat Mullin was the toast of the Detroit Timers to- dr>y afier petting three hits Ihr.t drove in five runs ycstcrclav to lead his. mal n s to a 14 to n victory over thf Philadelphia Phillies. Thr Timers got 15 iiits and were hrtwrt hy II walks. A crowd of l,f»M saw the game. PHOENIX. Ari/... Mar II. (UP> — Canol! iWhiteyi Lcckman and Robby Thomson, the Giants' problem oi:tfi«'k'eis who are ro~u')rr- atnic fro:i; ler; o'>--l'ations, will b ft in action tomorrow against the Cliicaeo White Sox. Manager Mel Ott said that Die two vomnsters hiue come alini^ I fist m their training. WK^T PALM BEACH. Fla . Mar. 11. iUP'—Catcher Mike Guerra wa s Robt'i ts chore."; ai Tropical Park yesterday after failmc to find Snider and his iwo companions, who have heel) missing since last Friday. Roller's had conducted his own persona! j search alter the Coast Guard hud flflicially iib.indoncri all hope ')f lindini; the llncc men, lost in a 16-foot tishinp boat. NEW YORK. Mar. 11. (UP) -The court craze hits Its annual peak Cary Middlecoff of Memphis. Tenn.,' at Madison Square Garden tonight who. together, ivon the Miami four- ' when Ihe National Invitational ball tournament which ended TUCK- i basketball tournament get^ under day. Clayton Haefner of Charlotte.; wa V '*'"h St. Louis U. opposing N. C., who won the Jacksonville i Bowling Green and Western Ken- title last year over a different ] tllck J' going against Lasalle. Tlie doubleheader. which Is expected to be a sellout of about 18,400. is the first night of quarterfinal play. The other four teams In the tourney will go into action Saturday. Western Kentucky, with a season record of 26 victories against one defeat, has been seeded first and will take, the floor a G 1 • point choice against Lasalle. Philadelphia quintet with 19 wins and three BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLV Goyne// Tinsley Named Coach at Louisiana State BATON ROUGE, La.. March 11.1 was not impressed by the challen- iUPi— Gaynell Tinsley former Lou-1 ger's performance. i'Unna Rlaic star, today succeeded Bcrnie Moore as head football coach at Louisiana .State University. Tinsley, M. moves up after serving live years us end coach at L. S, U. Moore ic.siKiicil alter 13 years at the University iu become Soulhcast- 1 crn Conference commissioner. | Tinsley, a Hayucsvllte, La-, na- livr. was an All-America end at L. S. U. during 1935 and ID3S. Walcott Has Trouble In Decisioning Johnson CHICAGO. March 11. UJP)—Ring observers who watched Jersey Joe | Walcott win a close decision from \ Austin Johnson in a four round ex- i hibltlon match agreed today that: the challenger will need a lot more stuff when he meets champion Joe Louis next June. Walcott made his first appearance since losing a split decision j Electrically heated floats, dc- to Louis last December. The dls- ! vcloped to provide drinking holes appointing crowd which paid M.-. in livestock water tanks during •184.60 to sec last night's exhibition I the winter months, are thermostatically controlled and operate only when needed. losses. Weekdays Box Office upens 6:30 p.m. Show Starts G:45 p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:15 p.n. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Box Of Bee Opens l:4i Show Starti 2:00 Tonight "THE SEA HAWK" with rol Flynn, Claude Rains and Breiiclu Marshall \Yarner Xews; Also Shorts Kritlay & Saturday "Oklahoma Frontier" wilh Johnny Mack Brown. Hoti Baker and Fuzzy Knighl Serial: "Secret A^enl" Xo. 9 Also Short Subjects few Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday S»t.-Sun. 1 p.m. Coat. Showing TONIGHT "I'LL BE YOURS' A Universal Picture. with neanna Durbln Also Short Subjects Friday 'When the Daltons Ro«U' with Randolph Scott and Kay Francis Also Short ubjecls Saturday "Lone Star Trail" a l T nivcrsal Picture ' VII h Jchnny Mack Brown Also Shorts Thursday & Friday "A Night in" Casablanca" (Double Feature) with the Marx Brothers RITZ THEATRE - Manila, Ark. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Ah Reoolar Prices Is Your Tractor Pulling Its Load... Is !t Sluggish? if ch IK In pall, ronr traclor just Isn't rtoiug «if. J,,b-vou hart hcllor Id ,,. i "il" .";° r " u S lll >- A moLor ll.aal losrs cnmprcs-ioi, , „ er do the job.for which H w»s inkmlcd. We can n,rrl , :t«r motors and make them like new-give your traclor , , i, more worth to you! THEATRE Steele, Mo. Phone 27 Tlitirs. & Fri. .Alur. 11-12 Latest Ncvn Sclcctfd Short 10c—Prices—30c Htm. & Mon.. 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