The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1949 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 6, 1949
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rnnuT, MAT e, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN B/yf/)ev///e, Osceo/a and Dell Thinclads Enter Senior and Junior State Meets in Capital Track teams from three Mississippi County High Scliools, Hlyltievillc, Osccola nnd Dell, left tills morning (or Uttlc Hock to enter Hie stale high [ school and junior high track meets wliicli began this afternoon. Blytlieville's District, Three chain-* . |>ion Chicks entered a squad of 11 in the Class A meet with Osccola, the district Class B and junior champions, one man to the B meet and seven to the junior event. Dell entered a two-man squad in the Class B meet. The Chicks ended their preparations for the big meet with a light looscning-up drill yesterday afternoon and left by private cars this morning. The chicks will try to qualify representatives in nearly all running events and three field cv- Another For Olympic; enls, the discus, shot and broad jump. Blytheville will place most of its hopes In Ihe A event on lls two relay teams, the 8DO-yard and the mile with speedsters Charles "Ruff" Lutes and Marvin Hall carrying the brunt of the load In the dashes Reid Is Injured However, the chicks' chances In the relays received a slight blow yesterday afternoon when Robert Reid, who was a member of the Paps' team which set a new 880- yard relay reeord last year, was injured while broad jumping. Held tpikcd himself on the left ankle and may be out of the running today. The injury was not considered serious, however. In the field events, J, A. Lloyd 'and Buddy Conner will handle the shot put and discus work with Lutes and Roger Lum entering the broad jump. Qualifying rounds in the field events were scheduled for this afternoon with the time trials in the running events to be held tonight. First and second place winners in the Qualifying rounds will be allowed lo enter the regular meets which will be held tomorrow. Travelers Drop Pair to Borons; Chicks Defeated Ark-Mo Wins Softball Tilt From Phillips The Ark-Mo Kilowntteis and Holland uroke into the win column of tlio City Softball League standings by winning their opening games of the .season at Walker Park last iiir-ht. The KilowattfTs found the offnr- hiRs ol I,, w. PitzluiKh to I heir llk- hii! in the first came and they pounded him for 13 hits to defeat the Phillips Motor Company nine 15 lo 3 In the second game Holland out-s];M'yed the Owens Drns Store team 10 to 10 in a ragged, frec-hlt- tina affair. Billy ncr.ton turned in a nea! seven-hit peilonnnnce on th? mouud to lead ttie KiLowatters to thnir first victofy He had able assistance from his team mates who sot five extra base blows. Tout 1 of Them triple*. Pat Chitmon led 'h? shlRfe^l with two sini;lo.s and ; J . trinle in four trips. Aik-Mo scored two runs in thr first, one in (lie third and four ench :n the fomth. fifth and slxdi innins'S to pile up their margin Philhus scored two runs In the firs' innlnz and the other in the sixth Gardner Norrid went the distance for Holland to give the Missouri milf Us first win of the now season. I'.e struck out 12 Owens' batter* and gave up only two bases on balls. B. Havnes started on the mound for Owens but was forced to Rive way to Montroe Holland In the fifth. Holland finished the u but Hayne^ was charged with the loss. P. W. Hopper's Olympln is shown at Louisville. Ky, finishing « lenRth nnd n quarter ahend (if Caluinc Fnrm's Ponder In the one-mile derby trial. His victory In the seven-horse Held boosted his slock In Saturday', 5100,000 added Kentucky Derby. Time for the mile was 1:37 '2-5. (Al> Wlrephoto.) By thn Associated Press The Birmingham Barons look both ends of a twin bill last night from the slutnping Little Rock Travelers. 2-0 and 4-1, and moved Into the second place in the Southern Association. The New Orleans Pelicans strengthened their hold on first position with a 4-3 victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts. ,• .The third place Atlanta Crackers r whipped Hie last place Memphis Chicks. 4-2. Mobile moved from fifth to fourth place by winning from the Nashville Vols, 9-t. The double-defeat made seven consecutive lasses for the Travelers. The Travs dropped to fifth place \vith nine triumphs and eight losses. Ralph Holmes. 19-year-old pitcher, stopper the Travelers cold with a two hit shutout In the curtain raiser. Alex Nedelco hurled Kood ball for Ihe Rorks. but forced in IhE Baron runs with two walks and a hit batsman. In the final strusgle. Jim Suchecki allowed only .six hits in nine innings. He fanned the last 13 men to face him. Milo Johnson was charged with the loss. At Russwood Park in Memphis, the Crackeis romped over the Chicks to avenge their earlier defeat that tumbled them out of first place. Two Boys Are Drowned In Separate Accidents By The Assnrinled Tress Unrelated drownings of two boy. at and near Pine Bluff Thursda increased to 14 the toll of violcn deaths In Arkansas since I a s Sunday. Five-year-old Frankie Allrcd. soi of a Pine Bluff policeman, rirowncc in a \vatcr-fillcd ravine in a suburban section of Pine Bluff. Thirtccn-ycar-old Norvell Oaks of ^| Cirady, Ark., drowned in Atkins Lake near Pine Bluff. The previous 12 fatalities liad included one other drowning. Oilier victims died from fire, falls, traffic accidents, gunshot wounds among other causes. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night Games Atlanta at Memphis. Mobile at Nashville. Birmingham at Little Hock. New Orleans at Chattanooga. John Buzick Ta' esLead in Golf Tourney LITTLE ROCK M.iy G. OT. — If you want sonic ideas on who'll win the Arkiin.sns anmteur v,f>\1 chmn- pioLLshi]) next ninnth. keep your eves on the Little Rock Country Club invitational. The 30 Ark tins tins tn the title liKlU Include most of the shot- aakers who'll be lop contenders in the jstate meet at Texarkaim. One of them 15 Johnny Duv.urk, Jr.. 240-pound slate chump of 39V7 from Jouesboro. He won nied^H^t honors yesterday witli n qunlifying .seme nf par 71. Anotlier is the current state champ, Vincent Allison of Fort Smith. Ru-hiird (Uubbn) Smart, Pine P.lnff. nnd Steve Creekmorn. Sr., Fnrt Smith, both former Aik- an.siis crown-winners, also slarlcJ oiit, in of the invitational title. But. while the home -sti'tc b^y.s held th" rd^e numerically. .1)111 HOW THEY STAND SOUTIIKKN New Orleans BlrmlnRham . Atlanta Mobile ... ., l.lltle Rock ., Nnshville .. Chattanooga , Memphis .. - LKACIIK \V L, ...13 G s 5 7 R il g ift ^Razorback Boosters Hear Barnhill .. n .. D .. (i .. ft NATIONAL Boston ... . Brooklyn ... Nexv York ,, St. Louis .. Philadelphia Cincinnati . Chicago . Pittsburgh . 1.KAGUE W. I ....10 .... n n — 7 .667 Mi .SIM .520 .-too .531 .211 t'ct. d25 ..5G3 .5G3 .500 .471 .467 .420 .375 AMKKICAN I.KACUE: NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at New York. Chicago at Brooklyn, night, lincinnati at, Boston, night. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, night. \v. New York 13 Cleveland fl Detroit Ctilcaso .. . Philadelphia Boston AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Chicat-o. Philadelphia nt Detroit. Washington at, St. Louis (night). Only games scheduled. American Civilians Like German Zone Jobs BERLIN —(.TI— Why would an American want to work for U.S. Military Government in Germany? Good Jobs, travel bug, adventure nnd just plain escapism lured the majority of the 2,500 OMUGS civilian workers scattered throughout the American zone of occupation. Some quit bccatisc they couldn't stand life in the nibb'e, others got homesick for the corner drugstore, but most stay on and want to renew the contracts. Most of the Americans earn between S4,4 r (0 and 55,232 a year. You used lo have to pay rent, hut since Jan. 1st quarters nre free. There arc 90 top jobs paying S10.3M year. The lowest pay is S1.939 for messengers. Stenographers earn S2.ROO. Nearly all tile employes said in their application interviews that they wanted a chance to see Europe. Germany is ideally located for that. Frankfurt, heart of the zone, is only eight hours from Paris and five from Switzerland The Low Countries nrc also within easy drivins distance. You can "do" Italy and Scandinavia in the longer leaves. of Tftylorville. 111.. rankfcS i Washington as a pojcible, Plrslim. who t. Louis qunli'ird with a 75. was runner-up in 1947. If an Arkan.san wins the invitational lie'll be the first to do It since 1941. when Smart finished on top. The clintnpionship will he, decided in a 36-bolc final Sundny. Until then all matches will be over the 18-hole, route. Dercnced Irrmate Still Free After Fleeinq Hospital LITTLE ROCK. May 6. f.'Ti—A 19- year-old war veteran, who was declared menially deranged after he injured four men in a wild New Year's Eve .'hofiriiiEi affray, escaped from Stale Hospital here last night. He had not been recaptured today. The c.scapce us Floyd R. Reed whose prosecution on several counts of a.TsnuU to kill wa.s held up after physicians rejrancd he was mentally incompetent. Police said Reed, aggrieved be- a filhm; .station manager ordered him Lo quit "b fl n g i n K around," came back with a pisto iRst Dec. 3L He .shot two .station employes, brothers, and a Nc whom he used a-s a shield. And he bea t ;vith a pistol the station op cralor. L. A. Johnson. All received Last, night. State HospUnl nn thorities said Reed tnanagcd to force a door open in the third floor ward where he was confined, slide down a tubular fire escape and flee into the darkness. Read Courici News Want Ads Pet, ,fl!3 1)67 (iii .500 .471 .420 .204 .183 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night Games Atlanta 5, Memphis 2, New Orleans 4, Chattanooga 3. Mobile 9. Nashville 1. Birmingham 3-4. Little Rock 0-1 University of Arkansas' Cimc John B.irnhlll told n group of Rai; orback Booster Club members nlRht that Arkansas can have nood football learns .so long as "people of the stale cooperate." | Coach Barnhill and his Imekfielil ai'C of last year, All-Amerlciin Clyde Scott, were speakers at a Initeh dinner given by the North Mississippi County Chapter of the Ilnnor- hack Boosler Club In II- colonial Room of Hotel Noble. Oulv nbont IS club members and guests al- i tended. 1 Coach Barnhill spoke briefly, i stressing the importance of llic university lo the rest of the slate I He pointed out that only through the barking and cooperation of Ihe cttlxeus of Arkansas can the university lultill Its desire of br,- eoming btRKci and better. He touched briefly on the prospects of the Ra/oi backs' I94E1 team staling thtit the lions would be deeper at every position and ft sounder ball club under Ihe T formation. Clyde .Scott told the Uooslcr Club members of the importance of a good .supply of freshman grlddcrs each year. He staled that the ID-Ill Central Gridders Jeaf Lange 20-0 Tide Wins Second Straight, Leads Defending Champs Ontr»r,v CrlitiMin Tide Ruined )t-s second MtAtjiht Kiddle FVtottmll Kue vlclory ye-slerdAy afternoon whitewiushlnK the Lunge Wilrt- •nl.s 20-0 In n league pluy- 'il iU Hutey Field. The victory nave the Tick- R 2-0 word nnd put Conlm! ci peg nhcud >f the defcndLni; champion Hudbury :ltill(toK* who hnve a 1-0 record nnd who wen- Idle yesterday. The llull- diiss were scheduled to piny Cuth- olle'.\ FLtthllnK Irish In a second nmnc yesleiduy but the. Rtune was cftncellcd when Ilio CuOiolU- lenin hilled lo sljow up. The Crimson Tide scored sln^lr touchdowns In the* flrsU second am fourth periods to Rtiln KA '20-0 decision Qunrtei hack Hobby Joni 1 , f,ftl the scoring under way enrly h the Mrs I quarter when he plow<:< over from 12 ynrds out on ft snoiij piny. Sctirrs on <!R-Ynri1 Kim Ch»n nre HftH, i\u end. R»ve Cen I nil It.s si-tond touchdown in Mie .second qutirlcv when lip skirled '2f> ynids on iv double end iiround to score .standing up Roth exlrtv ixilnln In the hnlf were nood nnd nt liuUUine Ihe Tide held a 14-0 lend. The fhml touchdown eume Id thu fourth period on n 30-\'fird pn*s From fullback Kennclh Kisher In •nd lHUy Col.slon who look Ihe fliny m the 10 nnd rucecl over, Thut tune period Cent nil scored uguln hut the piny wn.s nullified on nn u[f-sldo pemilly. The IciiRue will end H.s phiy ni'.xt riidny iiiphl when Central nnd Hudbniy hnvc a Ahow<ltiwn for Mio Icauue title under lliu \\K\\\A of HiOey Field nnd Cftlholie nnd Ijinne, w]\o hflve yet lo win n gninu, will halMc U out for Ihtrd nnd [ovn Ih ])liice.i. The chuniplon.shli) session will he sponsored by the ]HyUi(.-vli:o High School n Club. Ex-Convict Says He's 'Sorry' He Killed His Ex-Wife M'lTLE ROCK. Ark., Miiy 6 (/!•) —Hubert L. Sinllli, 41), ex-Texns convict, 1-lminrd wllli murder In lie street shoolint; ut Ills former vlfi', snlcl In nn Interview llml lie's ioiry II Impiictirtl. "1 1'rnrcUcd It us srion us the lust .shot, was Hint." he told tin Arkunsiis Otirctlc reporter. Smith's rlitht hiind Is withered mid nlmtxsl nw'U'M. Ho suld lie used the left to fire tlic pistol, Smith said the refusal or Mrs Knlly Burner, hLs former wife, to return $500 lie Imd Riven lirr Ijc- fore lie went to prison, iirci'lpliitcd the shnnlUiK. Mr.i. nuniiT, 40. rcd-huhcd nurses' nld nt tlic Unlvoi'slLy of Ark- nnsiis Mi'dlnil .School llo.siilliil, wns sliot five tlnu's In tlic bnirk svltli n Molen pistol Tii{-s(iuy iniirnliiK ns j,lic wus nn lirr wiiy lo work. The killer flod bi'foi'r stiutlcd IMS.SCI'- hy couUt stop likjn. Smith «'ns nnc:,loil nt Mibuilnin .Iiirk.soin'ilte yi-stcrduy by City Mnr- .sluil c. S. ctnrncr lifter lie hnd (clrphoncd Little Hock I'ollcc to come nnd HO! him. In fllliii! tlic cluiiiii', Prospcntor 1-Xlwln IJuiuivviiy wu.t ^viintfd rc- riiiest Unit the tiliil \>v set for Mny •a. NEW Box Open* Week U.yi 1:H p.BL Mutluee Saturday & Sot4>; ^il.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Sb«wiiif Manila, Ark. Sliowi EVERV NIGHT I'riday "LOADED PISTOLS" with (lent Autry, ami his "Champion" Also ShorU Saturday 'Renegades of Sonora" will, Allen I.ane • s "Ked Ryder" Alxi Shorti Snttirdiiy Owl Show 'ROSE OF THE YUKON' wllh Steve Krodle >nd Myrna Drll Also Shortl Livestock Sunday and Monday 'FIGHTER SQUADRON" with Kilmuiid O'Briea and Koliert Stuck Also ShorU NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 3. Phtlndelphm 2. Brooklyn 7 Cincinnati ft. New York 3, Pittsburgh 1 nliiK.s). Only gnmcs scheduled. 00 Il(-:\rl Courier News Wnnl Aii.s. freslminn Icnin WHS iinu.iMnlly Ron. Also spcnkhig nt the (ILimnr wus Alliin Merry ol Little [tock. tnnliil- Kcr or the itiilc's Memorial Sln- lEiiun. I^iUoivlnit the (tinner a film of Hie Arkiinsu.s-SMU home c o m I n B umne of lust ycnr wns shown wllli Scott n.s nurrnttir. S|)cclal gur.sts nl (lie dinner Inclu.icMl n. n. Iloctgc tllltl L. W. Fllnlillgh of the !Uy- thcvlllo Clilcks, NATIONAL STOCKYAHDH. Ill,, Mny 15—Wi—(U3I)Ai-IIoRa l.&llf); fnlrly iictlve; nmikct slroiiu In 25 htKher limn 't'hui.sdnv's iivernKo; sjiots up SO or* smv.s; hulk K'uid anri eluiice 1IIO-VMI) His IH.SD to mostly 18.75; lop l!),no tor several loads, mostly Tin h>s clown; :!50-3no ll)s niiO-'in.M; binu'll luniliut '150 llw iii.noi i-io-nn His; mn- 13^ ll>s In H^hl .supply; odd lol.s KI.1S-n.00; mostly Mas up; no«d sows 400 Ihs down iri.riO-lli.'f. 1 ); ffW 17.00; over '100 Ihs i:!.1f>-l5.SO; S|KR» 11.00-1:1,51). Cuttle MO; culvos liOO; tindc tnoil- crutely nt'tlve nnd iirlee.s ^I'liccalty st<'jidy; liluli Hood mixed yenrlltiKH 2S.OH; lucdliiin and Rood liirRcly Ul.nO-!i4., r iO; odd liencl Kuod cows 10.SO-20.I10; eommoi\ nnd meillum lji:t!f cowa 17.50-111,00; tumms nnd M.OO-1'I.OO. liLYTHEVIULES ONLV Slmw SUrli U'rck.lays 7:0* p.m. iitunltiy untj Sutidaj: CootinM«« shoHliiK from t:00 pJB. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 7, Boston 3. New York 7, Chicag 5: Detroit fi. Philadelphia 5. Washington 5, St. Louts 3. Number Nine Ball Team To Play Luxora Sunday Number Nine's Independent l> ball team will go Sunday afternoon to Luxora for R game with the Luxora semi-pro nine. Tlic Miners' game with Lcpnnto last. Simony which was scheduled for the Number Nine diamond was postponed because of wet grounds. Read Courier News Ads, Announcing he iiildilinn of }'<»uv friends H. D. Lovelady and Oliver Lovelady In our Mliiff .Stielton Motor Co. lilyllieville i'Vulay anct Saturday (1IO1II11.K KKAT1IRE) "RENEGADES OF THE RIO GRANDE" with Kud Cnmeron nuri Fuz7,y KnlKht "CASE OF THE BABY SITTER" with Tom Nexl, Allen .lenkliiK, anil Virginia Sale Serial: "Chick Curler, Directive" No. 12 Also Carloon MEN-HERE IT IS! $ 1250 Dodge Power Wagon And it's a real value! Has 4-nhccl drive, of course . . . and Ihij power wagon Is In liji-lop operating condition. If you're not convinced, drop down tomorrow and sec for yourself. SHELTON MOTOR CO. 215 South 2nd Hoi Office Opens at 7 Wrck Nlghls Show Starts at 1:30 Matmce SalurcUiy A Sunday •U i p.m. wltii continuous showing- Friday & Saturday "BUCKAROOS FROM POWDER RIVER" rharlc.s Slarrcll as The Dnialiso Kill and Smiley Rurnetle Serial: Cliapler 5 of "HEX Sc K1NTV" Saturday Alidniphl Show Starts 10:45 p.m. • Top Scircl Until Now! • "THE PLOT TO KILL ROOSEVELT" Also Shorls Sunday & Monday "TULSA" (IN TECHNICOLOR) Susan llaywxrd Robert Preston News of the Day & Shorts • Protect the Finish of Your Car • SAVE MONEY ON THIS PORCELAINIZE SPECIAL! On Friday, Saturday, and Monday Illul flox Office Opens nl 1:00 Slinw Marts nt 7:311 l'Yi(liiv S hittnnliiy 'WESTERN HERITAGE" Tim Hull. Nan <:ll,l]lti-r 8 lit "UI'.X Ik III NT Y" Huliinliiy Aliiliii|;lit Show Sl:uls 10:15 p.m. "DRAGNET" Jlrnry VVllroxrn Miiry Hrlnii Also Slinrls ONLY $ 10 COMPLETE F specially for you car (mncn whose riiiloiTinbllr lias to Rlanil out In Ih* weather, Oils porcclaini/c wax Is very trnimrtant. A tough, durable coaling that (IsMs ofT the r.iln nnil htistcrlnt sun .... keepa Ihe finish htatilEfully bright. Now, (or 3 day* only, we'll rto the complelr Job—wash, polish, and apply (lift special por- eclalnlze wax—for just 510, a bijf saving! Brine down your car soon. Blytheville Motor Co. Open 24 Hours Daily Broadway and Chickasawba Phone 4422 Sunday & IMniiility "THE UNFAITHFUL" Ann Khrrlthin l.nw Ayiir.s '/.acliury Srotl Warner News ,V Slinrls Mrmilay: .Shnrl* & Serial, Chapter II nl "IW1ICK (iKNTKV Saiiiriluy Owl Show "A SLIGHT CASE OF MURDER" with KtU'Lird G. Hobtnsoa Jnim Ilrynn, and Allen .Icnitljix Snrlnl ".ICMC Jnmes Rldeit Ag Chupt, fl; Also Cartoon Sunday & Momtay FEATURE) "MONTANA MIKE /r wllh Ilnhrrt Cummlnfr* nrlnn I>onlevy r and IHarjnrlfl Reynold! 'I THEATER * LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. STAHTIM: r iuir. Wrekilajs: 7:0(1 ,t !l:00 I' Snliirclay A- Sunday: 1 1* With Continuous Slimyi Fridiiy PAL NIGHT 2 for the Price of 1 REMEMBER MAMA" Mllh Irene Dunne, • Hnrl^m lid Gedd«s t Oscnr Hnmolki, unit Philip Horn Also {'nrtnon and lat* World New* RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday !t Saturday "PAINTED TRAIL" \vllh Tom Kcene Also C'jirloon it Serial Saturday Owl Show "THE DUKE OF WEST POINT" SAT. NIGHT OWL SHOW with l.nul.s Hiijward, AIM! Jonri Fontaine Also Carloon Suiulny, Alunday & Tuesday 'SO EVIL MY LOVE" uith lt:iv .Mllhml, <>^ruldlnc Fit/f;cr:ild and Ann Torid Also ('arlonn Saturihiy DOUBLE PKATURE 'HIGHWAY 13" \vilh Itobcrt Lowcry ami Pamela lllakc 'Hollywood Barn Dance" with Ernest Tuhbs \ and Lori Talltol Serial The "Jungle Girl" Also Cartoon Saturday Midnight Show "URUBU" (Slory of Vulture Pcoiile) with George Breakstone Short Subjects Sunday & Monday "THE BOY WITH GREEN HAIR" with Pal O'Brien, Robert Ryan, ami Dean Stockwell News, Cartoon <fc Short

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