The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 15, 1948 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 15, 1948
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-MONDAY, JIARCH 15, 194S Winners Named In 4-H Tourney Pawheen, Blackwater, Promised Land and Lost Cane Teams Tops The Puwhei'i] and Blarkwaier Kir's nnd the Promised Land and Last Cfinc boys today reign -\s tinmpions nf North ' Mississippi County 4-H Clubs after winning fi- ial games in the 16th annual 4-H Club basketball tournament at the Gosncll High Si-hoo] pym Satunliiy light. In Hie "A" division the Pawheon iris claimed the title by defeating losnc.l 27 to 2-1 iuui the Promised ..and boys won the crown by dtub- )!UK liie Gosnell boy.s Gl to 42, The Mackwator jiirls won the "B" crown iy downing COMIC! 1 38 to 12 and the .ost Cane boys won similar honor.-; by taking Blackwater 34 to 33. In consolation games played Saturday afternoon Promised Land's girls and Shady Grove's boys won third place honor.s in the "B" division '.vhilc Lost. Cane's girls and Lone Oak's boy.s were winning similar honors in the "A" bracket, Trophies Presented Promised Lnnd trounced Pawheen 2;> to 8 and Lone Oak won over Sluidy Grove by forfeit to claim the 11 B" third place trophy and Lost, Cane defeated Promised Land 29 co 21 and Lone Oak walked over Lost. Cane 58 to 22 in the "A" division. Trophies to first, second and third place winners were presented following Saturday night's session oy County Agent Keith Dilbrey. All- tourney teams in each of the four divisions were announced tit the same time. Members of the honor teams include: Class "B" girls—Coburn jf Pmvheen, Russell of Blackwater, and M. Lloj\! of Gcsnell, forwards; Ashby of Promised Lnnd, Phillips ol Blackwater, and Fletcher of Gos- no!l, guards. Class "B" boys Isaacs <if Blackwater, and Parks of Lost Cane, forwards; Boron of Lost Cane, center; Russell of Blackwater and French of Gosnell, guards. 1'romisctl Lund on Scoring Spree Class "A" girls—Borlin of Lost tne. Bevil! of Gosnell, and Pars- p/ of Pawheen, forwards; Actkm- son of Lost Cane, Overman of Gosnell and Lyerly of Pawheen guards. Class "A" boys Mullen of Promised Land and Gay of Gosnell. forwards; Hardy of Promised Land center; De-Long of Gosncll and Lewis of Lone Oak guards. What is believed to be a state scoring record was sol in the Class "A" hoys semi-final game between Promised Land and Lost Cane when the Promised Land team piled up a 129 to 29 score. County Agent Bilbrey stated that it is believed that the 129 point s and the 100-poLnl margin topped the state high school records and that a check would be made. However he pointed out that if true, the new records could not be declared official as the tournament was not sanctioned by the Arkansas Athletic Association. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Giant Scalping Mr. America Is Booked to Appear Here PAGE SEVEN 3 Girls or Wilson On District Four Basketball Team Tlu-ci- members of [lie Wll.wn |lllRli School girls bn.skctbull tfiim, Paul Stanley. Cliiw Coi'trfl mid. Annie LMImm, Mnry nynls mid Dale Wnyiif, a irlo n! wrestlers, will make (heir Inilla] appeai'ituce here tonight when they purtictpiUc In Hie 90-Niimite time Ihnll tat: mulch feature of the American Legion's weekly wrc-stlln^ show. Viuighn, received berths on the nlslrcll 4 nil-district t» Bm clerli-rt In Marked Tree Snliirclny ulnlit Tin' Kills honor learn wns j,fleet- eil by loui'tipy couches imd tin- Thc fourth chnrurlrr In IrmiRhl's, noiiiwod by Siipeilntfndrm Wylle episode will be Hill Canny, a vel- cl Key of Marked 'net followliiR cran matinan nnd favorite of ninny] Hie plnylui! of Ihr chnmplonshlp lilytheville fans. Gunny will tenm i B^ine. wllli Wayne annlnst Stanley and I '''he Marked Tree Sqiiftwn, <!<•- Over Giants' 1948 Prospects PHOENIX. March IS. (UPi-H'n mi optimistic Mel OH who nklpper.i Kiggs-Kramer Duel Gets I 51 '"" 1 h y «nd look at b*ii» hyin« ».„_„ n A- • f I l >ast b'" 1 while hitting b«ck oahr oronx deception in Texas those coming »trai«ht to him. Catcalls and heckling marked the match, and a loud choru* et boo 5 arose when it WM ovtr. his .^luRBlng New York Olnnt crew In their dully amiwfnitl Uimiic workouts here, these dnys. Oone itre tile furrows Hint cut Ms forehead Insl Sprint; when he. Ill-ought mi eighth place squad of FORT WORTH, Tex.. Mar. IB.— <U1>; - The jack-Kramei -Bobby question mirk ballplayers here lor isfnctlnii nl lire-season rondlllanlng. I And. (liwiRli he apprerlntes Ihel- well-nie«nl sympathy extended 1 tennis exhibition tour moved mil of Tt'xn.1 today— n|ipnrcntly to the pleasure of nel funs who walked out midway during the hislerlcen duel lust nlijlil. About Hvo dozen simMalors of an estimated crowd ol 1.000 walked out at the InteunlMlon of the match, which Krnmer took In two love sets. The fans continued to file out throughout, the of the evening, some expressing dlssat- pnylug to IM Rlggj imcrcan Search For Lost Jockey Renewed r Boat 1 Found Giants' first baseman and home-run king Johnny Mize is a willing subject for Chief While Mountain Lion's scalping luchnique between innings of exhibition p,ame in Phoenix. H;mk GrcenbtTK. left, former Detroit Tiger and Pitlsbin gh 1'irate. now an Indian, enjovs the k'SMtn. McCarthy Now Realizes the Real Terror of Yankees He Helped Build ST. PETERSBURG. FU.. March 5. CUP) — Mnrno Jose McCarthy cnows today the terror of the Bronx BombL-rs that lie himself corralled. McCarthy, the new manager of :he Boston Red Sox. laced his old Me\v York Yankee teammates yesterday for ihe first time, and the Yanks scored a 10-inning 5 to 2 victory. For a while it looked a,s though the Sox would make the grade when they grabbed two runs in the top of the 10th after nine scoreless innings. But then came Ihe Yank powerhouses. Tommy Hcnrich's triple with two out drove m two runs to tie the score. Jdinny Lindell walked and then Joltin' Joe DiMsggio clouted a three-run. 350-foot homer right into Tampa Bay. and. that was the end of the ball game. muscle. Don Johnson a stomach pain, and Hank Borowy. Phil Cavarretta, Harry Lowery and Lloyd Lowe all had arm trouble. The Cubs' game with the St. Louis Browns was rained out, yesterday. St. Louis and NYU Favored to Take NIT Semi-Finals S'/W'" Head Courier New* Want Adi THEATRE LUXORA Pride of the Community* Dill 4261 Open* at 6:30 p.m.; SUrt* T:N pm 'ere recommended very hlfihly to Urn, Cortex, a Latin-American, Is :onsldered by many i\s one (if the best sclentKlc Rrnpplcrs In the busl- ics.s, he sukl. Preceding the main event. Ihr rtuartet of bone twisters will pn oft in two one-fall prcliminnry; Imuts. Cortex, mid Wayne will tnn-' Ln the- first with Stanley meet- | ing Canny In the second. The llrst ! tout is scheduled to start at' 8 o'clock. I , , of McCormlek, Tuy linilhtl of Neltleton. lor of Fayetteville, Cden Cop St Cage Crowns LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Murch 15. <UP>—Fayettevlllc and Oden are the lop high school basketball teams in Arkansas today following ^Independents' Opens Tonight First-romirt palriiiRs in the first nnnunl Mississippi County liivKn- I Ion ii I tout LIU men t (or Independent Imkriball tnnns wlikh oji^ns fit the A ninny licio UmlulU. vano nn- nmuu'ed tothiy by Harold Wukcllelrt The pnkitiiKs wore u minted follow 'ItiK (hr riuiwiiiK Tor brnckol phici's nt thr Armory yesterday. S Inn lo come up with some mil sm*- jntse.'i." "If Ihe present club nin even come clo.ver to ihe nnijnr h';i«nii home run record of 1!21 \vo established last yrai. our wonio.s in ihe hit department will b* nil " he SKld. Ott, who look himself ntT tho urt- Ivo roster Ibis year for lh,- IliM lime In his aa yours us u Ciliint, f;ny s the out fie. Id offers no prohlom. At this writing 1L looks like Sid Gordon, Hobby 'Hiomji.snn and Wil- lnnl Mni'slinll, with Whitry l/ick- nmu iintl Lloyd Grnrhnrl lo huck- filOp. And Buddy Ken' Joined Iht- Cii- nnl-s to<lay as R lute anknl. bul .said he wns Mtlsllrd with hJs nc\v eonlL'i.ct. "u little Ic.w" than $^!U,000. The Giants scored ti ft lo 4 victory over tin- Chfcuno While Hits yi-s- Tourney piny i-s .scheduled lo .stni't <U 'J;yo (cmlchl wllli tour games on <lnc'kc-t. Play will contliuie lotnor- iheir victories in the stale tonm.i- | IOW ,, m) 'rtuir.sdny nlfjliU with Weil- ments here Sututtlny nifjht. PayelteviUc clinched (he el teen tennis arc entered In the com-i tcrrtiiy. Homers by .lack Ixihrke petition. | Hid Oordou. Hob Thonmson and' l!»b Illaltner and a trl|)le by Illatl- ner «ave the OlHiil.i their win. j MOMliu 1 nl^ht belni; skfppi'd duo to •n-"* tho weekly Nntlmml Gunnl drill. Hie \vilh a .IG-to-lG victory On tonight's agenda Osccoln mccls North Little Rock and Oden cooler. Mo., in thp ftrst Rtxme with Luxorn piny ing Shnwncc »l H:30: Cnrclwcll, Mo,, inceUuR Wakcfield of Blydicvlllc nt t):30 nnd Huytl, Mo., und Holland, Mo., clHshlni; one liour later. 0 j etKod out Marshall 51 to 4S in class "B" play. Each linalisl placed throe men on the class -A ' and class "B" nl!- stdte teams: Class "A"- Gene Lntnbcrl, Dt>n Loguc and Joe Smith of Fivyette- villc; Jesse Vates, Roy Noase nnd Voris Johnson of North Little RocK; Charles Steplicas ol Jonesborn; Scheduled for first-round tilts tomorrow nljUit. are Caruthcrsville vs. Promised Lnnd at 7:311; ICclscr vs. Wilson at 8:30; Ixjy Eich of Illythc- vllle vs. Sleele at 0:^0 and Hays NEW YORK, Mar. 15. (UPl—St. I Hmtdlcston and Wayne Smith Louis University today wa.s estnb- I Magnolia. lished the favorite over top-seeded 1 Class "B"—Joe Dillard. Sam Dan- Western Kentucky «nd ' NYU seemed the choice Paul for tonight's semifinals of I Simpson of Oden; Clyde Nlltt and the National Invitational Basket- I J. L. Jackson of the Arkansas School ball Tournament. , for the Deaf; D. Ilockctt of Guern- Joel Lucke ol Pine Bluff; Wayne ; stor( . ,' l( niythevllle vs. lilackwatcr crippled llel »nd N. Baker of Marshall; Othel over De- fitandridge, El!;ie Goss and Dallas at lQ::in. Qimrter-fmals and semi-nnnls are scheduled to be. run-oft Thursday night with no date set as yet for the nnnls. CIUDAD TRUJILLO. D. R.. Mar. 15. (UP)—The plan to make Pete Reiser a first baseman advanced i step closer to reality today. The chunky outfielder left by plane for Vero Beach. Fla., where he'll undergo tutoring by George Sisler. Meanwhile, the- Dodgers handed Montreal a 7 to 1 lacing yesterday. SAN FRANCISCO, March 15. It wa.s a strange set of odds which the unblushing bookies foisted upon the betting public, but a story went with It. Even though Western Kentucky was seeded first in the tourney, the wagor wizards figured that St. Louis looked loo good in trimming Bowling Green, 69-53. to lose to Ihe Kentuckians. That explained why scy;and M. Folcy of Lynn. Little Rock Baseball Club Begins Spring Training GREENVILLE. Miss.. March 15 r (UPl The Little Rock Travelers 1 opened spring trainmc here today; wilh as players reporting to man- Tn the Orlenl, bamboo phnnl crass are used manufacture. Hadar spelled backwards I rutlnr. and ele In pnpc; Race Track Detective Agency President Dies MIAIMI. Pin.. Mar. IS. (UP.) — Capt. E J. Rydtr. president of the Ryder H»c« Truck Detective AKCII- cy. riled «l hl s home ycstfrday at the age of 58. Ryder'.s detective auency sii|i])lle(l uniformed (X)llcc Riid dclrctlves lo IJelnwuro Park, Atlantic City, Garden state Park, Monmoilth Purle, aulf&trcam Park and Tropical Park j race tracks. Ryder served several years as a detective with the I'lnk- erton Agency before coming here 23 years ago. His agency wns credited with ircuklnB up plans of a gamhllnR s.iydlcnte which attrmplrd lo "fix" race.s at Sunshine Park ncur Tampa. P|R.. last year. St. Louis is a one and a half point ager j ac k Sallzeavcr. favorite tonight. NYU. though crippled and lucky I to have won over Texas In Its first ' MIAMI. Fla., Mar. 15. (UP) — Bloodhounds and helicopters joinec a renewed search today for Jockev Al Snider and his two companion.' after discovery of their fishing boa and three muddy footprints on a tiny Coastal Island raised hopes thnt the missing men are alive. Snider, favored to win the Kentucky Derby nlK>aro the fleet Citation. has been missing for over a "<-ci. with thoroughbred trainer C, H. (Tobet Trotter and Canadian manufacturer Don Frasier. They disappeared a week ago Friday night when they failed to return to their mother yacht from a fishing foray in a tiny skiff, (UP)-Bob Feller gave up four hits j ™'nd game was a one point, choice and three runs in three inning ovcr DcPil " L Thlxt WBS ^plained yesterday as the Cleveland Indians lost to the San Francisco Seals, fi to 5, but Bullet. Bob was expected to regain top form in time for the opening of the regular season. PASADENA, Cal.. March 15. (UP) —The Pittsburgh Pirates were due to meat the Chicago White Sox today with the veteran Fritz Oster- mueller launching his 17th major len^ie season by pitching for the BUM. The Pirate-HTllvwood game was rained out ycsterdfiy. xpla by the fuct that most of the betting wa.s New York money, backing the home town team Chick Harbert Wins Jacksonville Open JACKSONVILLE, Flft., Mar. 15. (UP)—It wns a case of splash For cash ns slick Chick Harbert finally came up with hi.s first tournament victory of the Winter golf season today. The chubby cheeked linksmim from Detroit found the course rain- soaked and studded with puddles yesterday, but he concentrated on his drives for an even pur 72, That tjoocl enough to give him a 284 Meanwhile, Business Manager Ray • Winder announced thai '2.1 of Ihe' 41 players listed on the roster have signed 1948 conlracls. Among those who have not signed and who arc counted on arc Catch- j cr Ken Sears. Outfielder John Gricc, Pitcher Kd Weilnnd and outfielder Robert Crucs. Others unsigned are Pitcher We.s Livelihood, Catcher Duke Doolitlle nnd Infiekler Mill Trotter, Dallas Wmn:u:k. Charles . Maioney, Bruce Konupkn. Jot- Mack special privileges for Veterans! " n wi^r Ks »!;! C U,«l ,,,,t Baso,,,™,,-* 0 '- h05 ther « b «" ^ " va Mack nnci third Dnscmnn Knhlc. good pay, and advancement, reculnrs Inst year, would not lie with the club this srawm. New Theater Manila's Finest Bhoffl K.VKRV MOm Box Oprni Wwk »ay« 7:0« p.m Matinee Saturday fi Sunday Sat.-Sun. ) p.m. ConL Shuwlnf "This Time for Keepi" Kllll Jimmy Duntntr & linllirr Williams SrlectFil Slliirt Suhjrol, Naturally Dry-est Fh*l liiiMc tiii|iiovfii)rnL hi $\n niiikiiiK in 300 yrjiM, Se.mram's - exclusive process makes tins TLIIB f^in Nnttiititly KoMrii, Naturally • rnoollicr, i\iilufii!ly iliy-csl. Tiy it today! BARRETT HAMILTON, INC. DistrikUf LIHLE ROCK ARK, TONIGHT "The Secret Heart" with :liuilrttr C'olb*rt, W»IUr Pidj and June AllrKxi Warner Ne»» and Tuesday WESTERN UNION " with Itoherl VOIIMK. Randolph Scolt anil Vlriflnla Gllmorr. S«rlii:l "llrh'k Bradford" Also RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday and Tuesday KAN CROSBY CAULFIELD FITZGERALD more in the U. S. Army. Tuesday "Woman From Tangier" with Ailrlr .Irrcrns an.I Stcplicn Duiinr Sflfrlfd Short Suhjrrti TAMPA. Flu.. March 15. IUP) — Ewel! Dlack'.vcll. major league pitching sens;Uion of 1947, gave up three After days of combing "the tliou- i hits in three innings as the Cm- sands of minute Ida's Southwest searchers nearly finding the trio. j the ninth won the tilt. But yesterday a 16-foot, plywood skiff found South of Everglades WEST PALM BEACH. Pla.. March I pines. N. C-, and Vic Ghezzl a one- City was Identified as the one in 15. (UP)—The Philadelphia Ath- under 71. Oklahoma Pointer Wins National Field Trials CLARKSVTLLE. Tcnn. March 15. islands oil Flor- 'citinati Reds downed the St. Louis ] for the four rounds, and top money (UP)—An Okhih'oma nointcr with coast last week. I Cards. 3 to 2. yesterday. Frankie j l n the S10.000 Jacksonville Open. " i Oaroli.m name held the National'>ui outfits gave up hope of , Baumholtz' double with one on in . Thc victory was by one stroke, j Amateur Field rials championship , h . u mt. today. The sl behind Harbert with 285'.s i were Skip Alexander of Southern \vhich the three men were letics executed four double plays - js seen. they defeated the Washington Sen- Later in the day a pilot landed ators. 5 to 2. yesterday. All involv- his ])lane near tlie mouth of Lost | ed Pete Suder, P^dche Joost and Man's Kivcr and found thrrp foot- | Rudy York. « tnts on the muddy beach of one Florida's jungle-like ten thou- LOS ANGELES. March 15. (UP) sand islands. —Minor injuries were the cig hc.lil- The pilot said one of the tracks ! ache for the Chicago Cubs today. »as small enough to be that or the i Bill Nicholson had a pulled teu- missine jockey. ^ | don. Clarence Maddcrn a pulled | -— Harbert Alexander pointer, •Briscur's Carolina Douijhgirl, was raled the fmly dog to gi\'e a lop performance in collected $2 000. while lina] tria , s ycstcrdav a , Camp and Ohczzt split up ; Campbell K £} : a b ,. oiv. -representing second and third jPowell BriscoJ „, Oklahoma C--.-. H. J. money. ! okli( _ Dijllllcil frinn Americnn Grain. 90 I'rnof. Coip., N.Y. Blv. . Calif. This Motorist- Couldn't Stop- Can You? DO YOU WANT TO SAVE MONEY? DO YOU WANT THE BEST SERVICE? Of Course You Do! Then Don't Cheat Your Tractor By Using Anything But Genuine — Farmall Parts — fSEXri.VE FAIIMAI.I, PARTS ARE EXO1NEEHKI) TO OIVK lE COST ^ 0rKItATIN " (i EFFICIENCY AT LOWEST TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OtIR CRANKSHAFT KXCHANCE PLAN i • -ii 11 ^ m • '' Jllri B cs recidcd not lo name .1 [ Juniors and Girls Open Louisville U. to O/ymplCS i runner-up from the throe olhcr fi- I r I nalists. \\ore War Admiral i KANCAS CITY. Mo.. Mar. 15.— ! Beauty, owned by Frank Sturgcs. (UP)—The University of Louisville St. Louis. Mo.; Bl-zznrd Trariewinds, I today held a ticket to the Olympic : owned by Walter Johnson. St. Louis; I basketball playoffs following their; and B-nnucretle. owned by J. T. 82-70 victory over Indiana State ! Payne, Birmingham. Alu. College in the NAIB finals here ! '• Saturday night. | Read Courier Nca-s Want Ads. FAKJ1AL1, B FAR3IALL H 17.05 Outright 10.80 Exchange 22.35 Outright 15.30 Exchange 2S.Or> Oulrishl 18.90 Exchange Complete Scl o[ Rod and Main Bcarinu ..... 8.95 Complete Set of Roc! and Main Bearing ..... 16.15 Complcle Set of Koil and Main Bcarins ..... 11.75 . ..... . These crankshafts arc genuine Farmall Factory exchange. Don't Be Milled By Inferior Substitutes Insist en Genuine Farmall Tractor Parts 3/2 PHONE863 | State Cage Play Tuesday LITTLE RCCK. Ark., Mar. 15. fUP»—T]ic .stale junior hiKh school iMys and senior Rills baskctbill lournaniotils will gei. underway in tJi5trlct,s tomorrow ni«ht. following corupleUou of IG-tenm lirackcts in botli divisions tod.iy. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWKST ADiMISSION I'RHMC ANWYHEKK! Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from fi p.m. Kvery Jlonday ADULTS !. r K — CHII.DRKN 15c Mondoy, March 15 BOX SKATS ir>c KXTRA ITax Included) TAG MATCH— PAUL STANLEE and CHICO CORTEZ "MR. AMERICA" The Mnn with a Perfect Body. Height 6 Feet; Weight 200; 50 In. Chest; 32 Inch Waist. versus DALE WAYNE and BJLL CANNY ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Chico Cortex Paul Stanlee Vs. Bill Canny Vs. Dale Wayne Don't Get Thrown for a Loss - - Brakes are put on your car (o protect you. Your brakes musl always be in prime condition, us check them. If they need rclining, you will want lo lake advantage of these low prices: CHEVROLET $12.95 PONTIAC $17.95 FORD $12.50 PLYMOUTH $12.95 DODGE $13.50 OLDSMOB1LE $15.50 BUICK $15.50 BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY Dodge, Plymouth, Dodge Job-Rated Trucks 217 Sonlh Second St. Phone 4422 BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THCATRE Weekday* tfci* Office Up*M 6:30 p.m. Show SU-rUl «:U fJU. Saturday Box Ofrkr Openi 11:45 pjt, Show Slarls 1:00 pjn. Sunday Box Orilce OPCDI 1:4S .Show SUrtj 2:M Tonight 'Weekend at the Waldorf' with Van Johnson, Olntcr Racer* nnri Waller rid^eon Aho New* and Cartoon Tuesday nnd Wednesday Margoret IRVING Sarah SELBY Carol HUGHES Irene RYAN Milburn STONE Produced end Oire<ted by CHARLES BARTON A UNIVERSAL fICTUM and 105 "THIS LOVE OF OURS" with Charles Korvin £• Claudt RilM Also Cartoon

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