The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1948 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 12, 1948
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FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1948 Siar Reekie Papooses Throw Full Weight Against Jonesboro Whirlwinds In Crucial District 4 Cage Tilt JONISSRORO. Ark, Mnr. 12.-Thc Jonesboro Whirl- CD^ °, ytl - eVill ° PilP ° OSCS ' luo lop-seeded team., in imvn • i l ' n V 01 ' Higk 1>askc l l3 «» tournament, locked fnTlowi 'I* 11 !'"' 101 '-'" 1 " 1 «°»t<-'st at 2 o'clock this afternoon R. ,," Jl ' st - mu "<l victories last night. Both the Paps ami tl.o Whirl-* • W "H S t ,'; cl ; uiwl -v easy times in genius by their first round oppnn- euts ivilh Blyiliovllle ijlastln- \ic- toria 10 lo 10 In HID flrsi game and Jonesboro walking over Lepaiito 82 to 13 in Ihc second. Other results List n j g i u wc ,. c Cash 27. Marked Tree 4; and Stan- tt.,-1 32. Crawfordsvlllc 24 / n i C ,, Paps ' ! >la -" n B a slow brand of ball, completely ronirolled Hie game from opening to closing whistle. They held Vicloria to only one Held goal during the entire contest, Ihe remainder of their points coming on charity tosses. | Center Jim Deer paced the Paps in the scoring department with si\ tallies followed by Ted Vance with 5 and Leroy Crin'er with 4. Hugger led Victoria, sinking the only field goal and three free throws for a total of 5 points. Field Day for Jonesboro Team For Jonesboro it was a field day. Every member of Ihc squad, Including (he five substitutions, scored at will as the Whirlwinds waltzed through for a near scoring record. At the end of the first period Jonesboro led a.i to 0 and at halftime the score was 36 to 0. 1'lay in the tourney continued this morning with the completion o( the first round games. Quarterfinal lilts will be run-off this afternoon and tonight with the semifinals tomorrow morning and the finals tomorrow night. Line-ups and scores for the raps game follow: Blv'ville (1D( Pos. (10) Victoria JJLYTHEVTI.LE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Criner <4> . .. .F . Stiies (3) P. Deer iGl G . Reid (1) G. Vance (5) ... .G . Substitutions: Blythevilin —Hop per. Boyd. Tomtinsoii, Droke, and Wise Victoria — Luusford. Pascal. Griffin, Lemmon ami Tate. Allen .121 Bennett ....'1> Jones ..151 Duggcr Brooks Wilson, Keiser Advance in Cage Tourney Marked Tree. Arwky cidandanaaa MARKED TREE. Ark.. March 12. —WUson and Reiser, first and second place winners in the Mississippi County girls high school baskclball tournament, advanced to quarterfinal play of (he District 4 meet being held here by winning first- round games. I Cincinnati Reds' shortstop Virgil Slallcup. most discussed rookie in the training camps who hit .338 for Jersey City last season, reaches for a high one at Reds' camp in Tampa, Fla. Travelers Sign Pitcher, To Open Training Monday LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. March 12 'UP.—Business manager Ray Winder of Ihe Little Rock Travelers today announced the signing of George Cooley. a young rlghtlianded pitcher from Kansas City. Cooley. hired on the recommendation of Sam House, a Traveler hurler last season, pitched briefly in the Eastern League before de, veloping a sore arm last year. Wilson jumped to the quarter- ] Winder also announced that Man- finals by defeating Green County : ager Jack Sattzgaver Is scheduled High girls 40 to 31 in last night's j to arrive, here tonight to hold final first giunc ami Kciscr advanced In t conferences befort the slart ol Ihe tourney By taking Weiner 3D ' Spring baseball training to 37 in the opening game Wednes- [ The Rocks open training at a ? n| S"t. | Greenville, Miss., Monday. Osceola. Mississippi County's oth- j r entrant, was eliminated last night, bouTng to Bay by a 46-36 score. Opening tonight's quarter-final fcv the Keiser girls will lace the PiTiey-favored and defending champion Marked Tree Squaws. Marked Tree blasted McCormick 54 to 26 In a first-round contest Wed iesday night. Other games tonight will find Nettleton meeting Stanford al seven o'clock, Wilson taking on Dixie st eight, and Enrle meeting Bay at 1 nine. "World's Storehouse Bcr.inse of its fertile soil and almost Inexhaustible mineral and other natural resources, Mexico is known as "the Storehouse of the World." Skip Alexander Takes Lead at Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. March 12 <UP>— Lanky skip Alexander of Southern Pines. N. C., boaslecl a one-stroke lead over his nearest competitors today 3.5 the field moved into the second round of the S10.C03 Jacksonville Open golf tournament Playing brilliantiy over a damp and muddy course, the iinruKleJ North Carolinian fashioned a five- nnder-par 67— giing out in 33 and coming in with 34. Ho bij-died six holes, bogicd only the sixth, and did the rest in par. Read Courier News Want Ads. This Motorist Couldn't Stop— Can You? Don't Get Thrown for a Loss - - Ki-fikcsarc pill on your car fo protect you. Your brakes musl alviiysl.c in prime comlitinn. I.c( us d.cck them. If icy need rclnung, you will want to take advantage oi ( low prices: CHEVROLET PCNVIAC F:,Yh'.CUTH . . C',D:yc3iLE '.' $12.95 $17.95 $T2.50 $12.95 $13.50 $15.50 VTH VILLE MO i OR COMPANY I)o;.g?, Plymouth, Doti-c Job-Ralert Trucks 21 7 South Second St. 1'honc •( 122 G ONE '£ CROWD BY I __^____^__ Branch Rickey, Ihe dynamic dandy of the Brooklyn Dodgers who ,'s probably one of the best Judges of baseball talent in the business. Is eofnj; all out to keep that flow of young blood (hat won (he Dodge'-* the 1947 National League pennvil pourins, through the gates of Ebbetts Field. JJickey's most recent maneuver toward future blood transfusions for his beloved Burns Is a iintfon-wlrte roo'kie hunt" co-spon- .soreri by Ihe Dodgers nnrl Argosy Magazine. The contest, which Rickey has labeled "a medium through which lalented biu-ebnll players In (ha United Stales can prove their ability lo play professional baseball If (hey so desire," provides an opportunity for a young baseball player lo scout hlmsell (or a berth tn the Dodger organization. All a rookie must do is (ill one an npiillcntion blank gidug his baseball record, and mail H with an endorsement from his coach ;jr manager, along with any newspaper clippings or oilier .substantiating information he muy wish to enclose Tnc applications are then Judged by a comlttee o! .sports writers commentators, former umpires and oig league players and Ihe most outstanding applicants arc then in- viti'd to Brooklyn to work out with the Dodgers for 10 days where they will be viewed by ihc Bums' boss himself. "Our scouting system is extensive and sharp." Rickey stated. "But we know lhat il is physically impossible lo cover every youngster that is a potential major-leaguer. It Is our hope that this contest will give us a chance to provide not only on- but scores of players with a career in professional baseball." There's one catch. You have (o buy a magazine (o get an application blank. Lost Cone and Armorel 4-H Girls Ploy Tight Game in Club Tourney <* soft drinks >nri hoi doss <« he patrons for a reasonable fee. (he proceeds from which HIT to lo lulo new basketball uniforms lor Ihe Papooses, This Wfrk. Slltchrll Johns, Junior hljh school luslruclor and director of (he srouji, announced »nd (hat new uniforms for Ihe P»|is ulU be ordered. Ant! he Is really euthushislU uhoiit Ihe whole thins. "The 1'aps may nut l)r Ihe best IC.TMI in n,e slato hill they'll be one of Ihe liest dressed," lie said, Th»l'» jreal work fellmis and «al«. It's (oo bad Hlytlicvllle does- n'l have more Imskclball-mindril (oiks like you. How about II I1HS? The Chirks could mosl drfhiileiy use nrw unKorms. Suorls In Spurls Wee Dickie Kerr, formerly ,if Blylhcviile and who nnlll recently was connected with the Si. Louis Cardinals' furm system, has retired Favored teams In (he Ruiuml Norlh Mississippi county 4-11 club dimes i,:aycd »t I ho Ciosuell Hl s h School nyiii yesterday and lust night advancing i u (mtuier-ilnul play. > ThD lop-seeder! Lour Oak "A" boys, defending champions ot Insl your, piled ti|> Ihe biggest score by thumping I'uwlieen 1!i lo 2 Iwhtle Ihe second-seeded Gostiell quintet ran n close second with a 7< lo n victory over Deece. However, III* best game of the writing wss between two girls' I lenms, lx)st Cane »ncl Armorel of the Class "A" rttvlslon. Lost Cane won tho contest 34 to 32 In an ov«r- I ended wllh , Ihe score knotted at J'2-all. Results of other BBIIICS yeslcrdnv and lust night »re as follows: Lost Cane "15" boys 16. Promlsert Utirt H: Promised Land "a"" jji r | s jj Losl cune 14; Number Nine "B" boys i'l. Pawheen 24. PawheiMi "n" girls 30. llox Elder Kldrr 10; Gosnell "H" K | r ls 49,'Bha- dy Grove 20; 1/me Onk "A" Ixivs 75 1'iiwhecn 27; Kiwheen "A" tjlrls 4l' Promised Uud rj; Gosnell "A" buys' 74. Keecc 17; Lost cane -A B lrls ^4. Armorcl ^1!, In Ihls morntiiK's session only cliss "B" pumes were plnyed with niKckwstrr txiys plnylng Gcisnell in 9 o'clock, and the Dlnckwater ulrl.s pliiylng lx)ne Oak Kt 10 In (he first- round tills. Tho Number Nine "11" uoyjf incl fxuie Oak »( II o'clwk nmi Ihe 1/ist Cane "U" ahls met •; Number Nine ill noon in mnivlci- Hhnl matches. i Thrct games Hre on slale t m (his I allernoou and four tonight. In lo- iilBht's (jumes the lx>st Cune "A" 1 Khls will meet Ciosnell nt seven [O'clock; Promised Ijind's "A" boys ] will mcel Number Nine ni ct^ht Clear Lake "A " boys vs. l/ist. Cane i »l nine mid Gosnell "A" ix>ys vs I Arniorel «(. 10. Jonesboro Reaches Semi-Finals In Arkansas Basketball Tourney UTTLK rj OCKi _ 'I lit- favored North Little liock Wildcats and the Joncsboro Hurricanes bullied their way into (he scinl-flnals of .the Class "A" high ^muumis iiirm .system, has relircd seiul-Ilnnls of .[I: (ran baseball ajid will open a btisi- I school basketball tournament here ness In Houston. Tcs., nccordini; lo | ln sl iitghl. wlnnliiR close names ov- the Siiortuii} News. Kerr. who pitch- I cr Russellvllle and Newport cd several years for Ihe Ctiicaj-o T| i< 1 Wildcats defeated Kussell- wlutc Sox. innuagrd Hutcliinsoii. • l ' lll(1 :ln '" ™ "•'•"" »•- '-••• • •Kati., of Ihe Western Association last year. . . . Jack "Bine" Amgon. who caught for the Dlythcvlliu Giants back In 1938, i-ecpnlly signed to manage Rut Smith in. the Western Associalion. Aragon served Ih - vlllo 39 to 20 while (lie rnst break- inc Joncsboro cjuintct defeated Russellville 30 to 29 while the fast breaking Joncsboro quintet shaded tbe latter Newport Oreyhonnds <7 to, :IG The Northsidcrs and the Hurrl- s will piny in (he 8 p.m. .scml- past three years with Louisville and !^' wit 's «iu iiuty Minneapolis of the American Asso- j rirml tonight. Cation. I In Class "11" play lust nlghl tlic National Intercoilcqiatc Meet Enters Semi-Finals KANSAS CITY. Mo.. Mnrch II (lll'l— Ii.cllnnii Stale Teachers of Terre Hnule mect.'i llamllne ilnl- vcrsity of SI. I'anl loniKht In ||,,, first scml-fliml game of Ihe Na- llonal Assoclntlon of InlcrcoMcRlale na-iketball Tournament. ''•he University of Louisville and Xavler of Cincinnalt meet in HI P other semi-final contesl. The (InaU will be. played Saturday. Two French Stars Inter Hational Tennis Meet , underway to raise money (or the In other "Class "A" games today "ctlon today In the second dny of Ihc URtionnl Indoor singles plant here lo be equipped complete lighting system. Hats Off Department — Our Stetsons are raised t» the Bly- iheville Junior Hlih School Booster Cluh, an orjanliallon of Junior hlch school students which really believe In backing alhlellc teams. I)urin s the past basketball season this jroup of youngsters set up a concession stand In one corner of Haley Field Gym and serv- Alhlftlc lllrrelor Firman "N'lff" Bynum announced recently that the jrammar aehnnl foiitliiill pro- Kram inlroduccd here lasl Spring, would h« conlinupH (his year ami thai- plans would be completed just as soon as the weather permits. Present plans call for only a (our or five-tram league, he said. Instead of the six teams of last year. College Dean Denounces Pressure In Recruitment of Football Players By Julian Grander (Uniled Press Staff Correspondent) KNOXVILLE, Tenn.. Mar. 12 — (UPl—Dean N. W. Daugherty, until recently acting commissioner of Ihe Southeastern conference today denounced "high pressure" college foolball recrllllment and mnitided that "we are slill in the business of education." Though he did not, mention names, Dougherty also deplored the firing late last year of Auburn the public would say 'That's all right to pay an athlele's wav through school. 1 But, is it a sootl thing?" Dougherty admitted Hint the practice of !'sidc payments" lo alll- letes by zealous alumni and others would always be difficult to control. There Is no reason, however, lor anyone to look down his nose at a bona fide professional alh- lele. he said. "But in college, an athlete Is either a professional or an Ineligible." he said. "If you're going to hire n professional team to represent you, Ihen that sort of thing Just doesn't fit into our concepts of athletics contributing lo education." niuff and Magnolia will meet Hot Springs In c|liarler-Iinal games tills nflcrnon. Winners of the two games will play in » seml-ilnnl conies! nl in p.m. In Class "B" pluy cxien will meet Hermitage nnd I.ynn will play Guernsey in quarter-final games. The winners meet in their seinl- fiiml tonight HI 9 p.m. championships. tennis The lop-ranked Invaders WC rp idle yesterday when (he llrsi group of lirsl-routld matches were plavecl wllh Billy Talbert of New York, seeded number one, pacing ihc winners, Dub McGibbony Named To U of A Coaching Staff FAYB1TEVILI.E. Ark., March 12. •UP)—The University of Arkansas allilctlc brain trust has been increased to ciijllt. with the addition of Clmrlcs w, (Dub) McOlbbony of Pino Bluff as un assistant coach. McGibbony coinpleled the re- ctulrcnicnt.s for a muster of science ileeree at (he crrd of the Fall term. He hud worked as a student assistant while earning his ma.slcr's dc- Rrce. He Is now seventh ussisUnt to Jlend Conch John Harnhlll. McGibbony played football and basketball at Pine Blufl High nnd Arkansas State Teachers at Conway, j foolball coach Carl Voyles as an example of alumni pressure on a school whose chief purpose he said "is to educate. Dougherty, chairman of the University of Tennessee Athletic Board for Die past 31 years, described (he Auburn affair in an Interview as "a case In which the school officials in their wisdom got together and decided that education must, be saved by bringing in a new- coach." On the other hand, he said, many schools would willingly abandon intercollegiate athletics because of thcir.belief that it contributes more lo the "entertainment of the public" than lo education. Some schools have placed so much emphasis on foolball that they lose accredited standing, he said. The National Intercollegiate Athletic Association, which he believed was "acting tn good faith." might find :m answer to . the problem Dougherty said. "We (In the SEC) prided ourselves that we brought our subsidization program out from under the counter and Jaid It out for all to see. "H was felt then that generally Read Councr~Ne™ Wan: Ads. Banned Takes Fifth Race at Oaklawn Park HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Mnrch 12. (UP) — Fifteen horses have been named for the six-lurkme, fiftii race, carded as Ihc icaturo event on today's program at Oaklawn Park. flag Drill was topwciglitcd at 115 pounds. Miss Banned look (he sixlh race, the feature event on yesterday's program. An outsider. Miss Banned paid $47.40 straight. Irish Wash, the favorite, finished eighth. In tbe filth race. Mrs. Emil Denemark's prospective Arkansas Derby candidale Enforcer won a hard- fought victory, coming in in 1:112. to equal ihc track record for the current meet. Admiral Cites /importance Of Italy's April Elections NOftrOLK. Va.. Mar. 12. I UP) Rear Adm. J. J. Ballcntine, USN. back from months In the Mediterranean aboard the aircraft carrier Midway, said today that Italy's April 18 elections will have "tremendous Implications for us" If the Commnnisl.s win. Ballentine emphasized that lie spoke as an Individual and not as a naval officer. "It is very Imporlnnt for us lo see which way the tide is going." Ihc admiral said. The Midway and nine oilier Nii- val vessels docked here yesterday on return from duty in the tense Mediterranean area. STATI-WIDI BROADCAST High School Championship BASKETBALL -IOYS' FINALISTS SAT. MAR. 13th, 8 P.M. Dlrtcl 1r*m l Llttl* Koch Comd.n KAMD El Dofodo KEID KG«H XWHN KMOI KFFA KXAH KIHS XWFC KB1M n A»dl*orUm Toil Sr Honiio HiUna Hop« Hot Spiinai..... Hoi Spring,... Jonitboro lilll. Hod Mo. lillli lock Pin. BlulT KOIN >iMi«ll«llk KX«J l»»arkana K1FS KlIA KD«5 Statlcnii H50l<. UOOkc. 1*50 kc. 1330 It. 1240 kc. H70 kt. UWkc. 1090 le. 1340 Ic. U30kc. 1010 kc. 1450 kc. U90kc. U90lc. HOOkc. MAGNOLIA FITKOIIUM CO. Independent Cagers Plan Tournament An Invilnllom,! basketball tournament for Independent tennis from Mississippi county nm | Koulheusl Missouri will be held at inc Armory here Monday, Tuesday and Tlmrs- jliiy of next week, It w lls announced Inilny by ItnroM Wakcflo'.d. much of the Wakcfleld 'Service Stntlon limilet of Hlylhevllle. Twelve of the Inullng Independent tennis of tills nmi will j.artid- Piue in Hie lonrnnincnl. Mr Wnkc- llclri said, Including teams from Stccle niul Cnrdwell. Mo. Tlie lour ney will op,.,i Mondiiy ,, ((( ,,( W |,, II e Ihmls scheduled for Thursday nlKlil. Only nltjht sessions will t,p lu'ld, liv sutd. AIIKIHU DIP i (.„,,], , n ( P1 .|iiK Ihe (minify will be the iinys Store c.ira- cers, Illylhc'VUlo illy ollmnplmis «nrt I,oy Kiel, Motarmcn. rimner- U> 1" l!i»flly(li,.|'lll<i"V" loop. TIB VllL'.lllnl.J C*^.....l _ _ ^. . . . ' " ' THEATRE LUXORA Pride of the Community" Op«n> at 6:30 p.m.: Start* 1:M n Friday & Saturday "Oklahoma Frontier" ^wltli Johnny Slack Brown, ,; Bob llakcr ami Fuzzy KnJrht 'Serlal: "Secret A K ent" N,. » ', Also Short Subject* .. . JH .-mm, >viin Hie riisl-round pntrin R s to be announced Monday. Other Iciuils ' I>.VIHT|,-I| I,, ,,|itcr I lie lournnnicnt include l.nxoru Os •vul.1. IJlackwaler. id-iser. Holi,,,,',! M».. nnd Promised Land. New Theater Manila's Finest attain i:vi:itv NHJIIT Bo* O.,,,,,, Week I.;,,, 7: oi> p.™, Matinee Saturday A Simdiiy Sal.-Sun. 1 ji,m. Com. tihuwini BATUIJJMV MIONITE SHOW Starls at 10:45 p m. "Dick Tracy's Dilemma" wllh Hiilpli Hyrd and Kay Chrlrtophtr Also Slinrls i Sunday and Monday • "The Secret Heart" with . . audelle Cullirrl, Waller Pld(e«i u ml .lime Allyson Warner News and Shttfli Friday "When the Daltons Rode' wllh Haniliil.ih Scclt nnd Kuy Fntm;l.s Also Short nbji'ct. Saturday "Lone Star Trail" » Universal 1'lrtiirr Wllh .Inllniiy M.-ii-d Urinin Also Slmrls SATURDAY OWL SHOW "INVISIBLE WALL" with non Cuide » m l Virginia Orey Al»i> Short Subjects 8anday and Monday "Thi» Time for Keeps" will. .llnimy IliinuUc * Kstlier William: Sel»clf<l Short Sulijrcls THEATRE Stccle, Mo. Phone 27 Show i nit Topighl ' . CAAMEN MIRANDA ANDY RUSSELL No,., SrfeclMl Short 10(-—Prices Sun. & Mon., Mnr. 14-15 Short Lattsl Newri lOc—I'rlces—30o Read Courier Ntws Want Ads. Utt Everywhere Seagram's «w<&; Sure BARRETT HAMILTON, IHC DISTRIBUTOR SMGRAM'S;CROWN BUNDED WHfSKEr. 86.8 P,ool. Kt/. Grain Neutral Spirils. S««jram.Dislil(ers Coipoiilion, Chiysltr BuiMinj. New Yoik RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "Take Me Back to Oklahoma" wilU Tex Killer Cartoon and 12tli Chapter "Ferils of .N'yoka" SATC/Rf)AV OWI. SHOW 'Rose of the Rio Grande" with MovlU and John Carroll Also Comedy Sunday, Monday Tuesday JO A N CROSBr/ /J CAULFIELD J , I FITZGERALD _ Mai arnfr Nem and Short W«krl»y. (><u Office OIMDII 6:30 p.m. Slmw Starts 6:15 p.m. Salimlay BOT Office Opens I2M5 p.m. Show Slarts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Boi Offlre Open^ 1:45 Show Slarlj 2:90 Today Only "A Night in Casablanca' (Double Fenlurc) with the M;irx Hrnllicrs "Because of Him with Fr.inchol Tone and Dr.inn l>urbln Also Cartoon Saturday "Man From Rainbow Valley" wllh Montr H^lc and Adrian Booth Serial "KlnR of the Forest Rangers" Also Carloon Saturday Owl Show Slarfci al II:M p.m. "House of Frankenstein' with I/on Chaney And Boris Kurloff Serial: "Crimson Ghost" Al*o Shorts RITZ THEATRE - Manila, Ark. TONIGHT At Regular Prices Sunday and Monday Weekend at the Waldorf wllh Van Johnson. Ginger Rogers and Walter fldgeon Also .News and Carloon

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