The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 11, 1947
Page 5
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FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1047 BLYflffiVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Two Grid Teams BlytSieville, Joncsboro Only Two Schools lo Qualify in District 3 niythevill? Hi-ili Sclioul will Ivive at^JKu obstacle in Us ,-ac? for ^S>5Pt 3 Class AA fcxitball ,'liar'i- Pionship this full, that obstacle lx>- Joncsuoi-o' and lllylhcviltc were Hie only learns In the newly formed District 3 to receive the AA c!as"i- MciUion at a moling of coaches: of the district in Paragould TucEduy The state high school system was recently revised lo include oi»h- d's- iricls with each school in the ciistrfrt '•-'lilt; iillowcci lo choose the cl-is'i- M'.'suion under which it desires lo play. l'~:c!j district was empowered, to cliv'.c'c Ms respective area iiifj Uiree <lf--.-:iiiciitions. AA. A and U. Any school has- (he riiiht lo cho;.s;> the A A eli-ssinciitlon but Ihe double-A classificiiliu:! \\;ir. oi'isinnlly givjii ihofr; schools participating in Ihe llin 1G conference, composed of Ihe Hi luri^i' schools in the stain ^Si\ lialccJ [ ls ci., ss A Kcllcoi.i 'Ihe A classification was given to six xrlioDls in tlie district. They arc 1'aiasould, Corning. IM^s^tt, M-irked Tree. Rcctur, and Osceola. A team must play two games in 1947 to be, eligible for Uie _-.;iy-off in-thj A division. '.^ /. Hcho-jls ro'jeivin^ B >jfa;;>ific;i at Ihe mcetins were, Trumaun, liar- risburg. Lepantu, Shawnce, anci Wil- s«u. In order for u team to be eligible to participate in the play-ail" of the B division, it must play at least three (janics. Hov.-cver, reouimv.eiil- will to ralsud nt-xl year, it was an- f iunccd. IjUj'sibiljtics of a fourth clasp tu"-'iii the district, class C, liiomcc at the nnvting. Oificials of Dyess Luxora. Kciser, Tyronxa, Crawfortls- ville and Marian reported thai the' had rcc!uc:,led information :ii sucl » division to include schools tlin played 8-inan football last year bu Wet Grounds Delay Opening Of Ball Season Blylhcvlllc High School's opening game of the. Mississippi cuun- ly high school baseball leagu,. with Cojnell scheduled for Oils altcr- iioon, was postponed due to wet grounds, Coach Joe Wliilley an- nounceii this morning. Coach whl.lcy stated thai lie would try to arrange to play the game wither Saturday 01- Monday If It Is considered iiermlssuble with the league officials.. The Chicks \uil p'ny host to Ar- morcl at Walker Park Tuesday nf- 2rnoon in fliclr first home 6>>uie. THEATRE silo, Ark. PAGE FIVE Coach Godwin in Georgia For G-Day Celebration Coach Bill Godwin led yesterday for the University of OcnrKlu to' allencl the nnnunl Inter-squint fool- ball ijauic of t'he Bulldogs Saliu- dav which will olimux Spring I training for the team. I The annual "G-Uay" cclobnitliu for members of the alumni of tin; s:hool is being held today and tomorrcw with (in alumni banquet tomorrow night climaxing the ai- !air. Lake Street- Team Upsets Leaders In Dart BcU Play A£sumlng the role of giant kill- • eis. the underdog Lake S:reel Methodist team toppled Die first half champion First Christian team In dull ball league play lit the Y last ntghl throe straight games, -1-J; 7-'l; and 4-1. I Although (hey scored rnlher _ , . n u LI- i trcc\y. the First Christians never | Coach at faragoula High \ had « chance 10 overcome their op- TendcrS His Resignation ! iwnenls wlnninit drive. The l?cv. It. 3 I H. Illevlns starred for the Lake PAHAGOULD, Apr. U. _ Tye j stm ,. (c; , m lliuil!K „ hcnl[ . ,.„„ Adams has resicncd as head coach lo tol) of( ,, evening's periorm-1 of Paragould High ! School elite- ' Little Rock Gets New Police Chief Up From Ranks ' ITl'L].; HOCK ,rtrk., April 11. IU1>>- c;ipt. Marvin n. potts, :iu, was scheduled to take OVPI . lno du- tlrs <>[ unic iicrit |ioltc« filler lo- duy. f.illowinB nn iiiinoiini'ciiiciu ol' lUajiPliiiliuiiient yi'.stertluy. lie sue- are fotiu c ] In (be sea. Coming to Ritz, Mcinilu, Ark. Thursday, April 17th ccccl.s Nli'.ht Chlel J, I. Slccil wliu hus been iirlluu ch!o! :ilncc J. A. I'llcui'k retired January 1. At (lie name lima Die appointment at T. W. Kcovllle us sccouil iisMsti'iil lire- chief Was announce! Until men were nnnicil after the Civil Service commission certified thai they hi'adi'd tlic list of uppll- cunts In recent examinations. Ot the fl:> chrmlrnl clcmenls, VI Ian to i>lay regulation ll-msn this car. I District Officers Selected > Coaches of the various choots tated that Ihcy did not feel Unit, I icir schools would be able to com- etc satisfactorily with school.- in' 10 B Division who have played egular football for several years. | 'hey ronorted that the mat'o^ had cen taken up with the Arkansas Uhlelic Association and that they lad received favorable reception. Ralph Haizlip. who was elected 'resident nf District 3 when it was oriucd last year, will continue In his capacity, it was voted. Other 'Ulcers elected Tuesday were, Wylie Ccy, of Marked Tree, vice-president, Rube Boyce of Osceola! secretary, ilarciice Gels of Jonesboro, freaj- ircr and Tye Attains, of. Puragould, statistician. .; ' •. Members of the ^roiip voted: that September 12 would be the flrs; date tive at .the cud of the current school year lo accept a similar position In couching, Ualph Ha?.hp, superintendent of schools announced yesterday. \ Goach Adams has been head coach of the Bulldogs for the iiasi two years. He graduated from Arkansas State College last summer with a ns degree. Mr. Hazllp did not announce to what school Adams would be connected with or who would replace him as coach at Paragould. T]lc Flrst Mc thodist team defeat- P<| Firsl Presbyterian Iwo out of , hrce ,„ .,„ exciting finish, '2-0; 13: aiul 1-0. The winning score tori the McthofUsLs came In the last Innlng ol llw lust game. Neither Mist. Methodist nor First Presbyterian were nble to push runners nciuss the plule, leaving them stranded lor several innings. Tlic last game was a scoreless tie until late In the game when Ihe winners managed lo push across the winning run. on wliich games could be played and" counted toward the tUsti'ltt play-otf in each division. Ilnizlip announced (hat two '. schools. West Memphis and Earle. » ' riarliest known life policy was issued in 158 insurance had filed petitions with 'the AAA . asking that their schools be tr.ins- I ferred from their present districts j to District 3. President llai/lip ; i stated that if the teams were transferred they would be placed In Ihe Class B Division. CHKCK WKITHKS NOW IN STOCK! j SAML'KL V. NOHKIS * Printers Stationers I Across From Clt> Hall YOUTH deserves cillcnlion .., Boys ond GtiU ore •nlillcd lo know The Tculli UoloroThoif Bodies oro Wrecked andllicir Lives Ruined! Thai's why this ii- A TREMENDOUSLY IMPORTANT EVENT! okcril! and ...svor.MD* i $u : 5;tw=. MOLLVWOOD CASI • jELllflT EOBBE^lH rUSOH Hi-School Age and Older! 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Open C:I5 p.m.; Starts V:!5 p.m. ami Saturday "RIDING WEST" willi Dm-lra Starrctt Serial: "Piiuglllcr nf Don <J' Also Shorls SATUKDAY MIDMTI" SHOW Starts al 10:1^ "AVALANCHE" Ilmcc Calml, Helen Mowcry Also Sliorls vJn Army Day, 1947 ... for the sake of those who have given their lives to safeguard liberty and put an end to war. ... and for the sake of my children and their children's children ... I make this resolve: I will do my utmost to support thy country's efforts tcnvard a just and lasting peace throughout the world. I will cultivate a spirit of friendship and understanding {or the peoples of other lands. I will help to make American democracy work, fulfilling its destiny as a guiding light to all nations. And, until peace is established by world organization, I will do my part to maintain an adequate military defense against possible aggression. U. S. Army Recruiting Station—City Hall, Blythcvillc, Ark. 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