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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 25, 1947
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APHIL 25, Wildcats, Irish Ti Hoople Never Muffed o Highball .'.. The Sudbuvy Hulldojrs held thc> Wildcats to a lone touchdown but lost decision in their final guniu of tho grammar »chool !'•> league at Haley Field last night. Central's 1 ..Crimson Tide used a* : powerful ground attack to overcome j the stubborn Sudbury Green Waves V/OGQV 13" to 0 and the' Fighllug Irish from I __ «*»7 Catholic, retained their half o'.vn- ership of first place l>y humiliating Yai'bro' 54, lo 7 in other sanies yesterday, and liist night that saw the curtain fall on. the first season of the Kiddle League. ~. Cats Score Early • Quarterback Billy Bratton teamed with halfbacks Shannon Lanalny and fullback Jimmy Swift early Signs to Conch At Parogoiald Mnrinnnn, A]>ri] 23- Woodr.iv,' "Wcody" .Johnson, formerly coacli of Miiri.iniin lliiih .School, ha.s ac- rcptrd a position as head coach at Parajjottld rilRli School for next in. the first quarter to push across year, it u-as announced 1 inlay. the lone touchdown ' to (;ivc the; Johnson, who is recorded as one Wjldcnts victory. , j ° s tno snmrtcsl conches in Kiistorn -'•'-• - •• • Arkansas, formerly coached the Ifarrlsbnre IIiHli .School fotf.ball .The Bulldogs lightened up their defense after the first period 'tally and allowed the wildcats inside only 13 mcm- squad where, their 20 yard stripe only once more j fcW's to ills squad, he turned in a during the 'remaining three periods. I very successful .season. His 1041 This scoring threat by Lunge j Harrlsljurg sqtmd became the first came late in the fourth'period when | (cam I" Arkansas to use the "I"' the Wildcats drove the ball to the Sudbury five where the Bulldog defense staged a rally and held them for (towns. Taking a chance on a quarterback's gajnblc, ponald Gentry elcc- •tcd to run the pigskin out of the hole instead of kicking. After two plays had moved (he ball <o the 11," Gentry streakqd around end, broke loose from would-be I'aeklers, and scampered all the way .to the Lange 29 before Langlcy, wildcat halfback, finally overtook him. l.Halscll, Mosoly Sfaml Out ..But the Bulldogs saw their chance^ for an upset fade Into the night when the final whistle gave the Wildcats a fi to 0 victory. Sparked by the brilliant ground gaming of halfbacks Johnny Ilal- sell and Tommy Mosley and' the stellcr defense ot their line, the Cojjtval Crimson 'ride "profited on inUcues and overcame a "stubborn Sudbury Green Wave team 13 to 0 fft last night's "final came, $he Tide drew their first blood late in the first stanza when a bad pass from center sailed over Sud- bufi r 's quarterback, Norman Bratcher's head and the Tide recovered on-the Greenies 15 yard line. Hal- seit^ and Mosley alohg with fullback Bobby McBride. move Ihc balMo the Greenies five from where Mosley circlet! end to score7~ > Cen- tnits conversion attempt failed and th^scorc stood at G to 0. Central's other tally came in the second, period after -Sndb\n'y had pnnfcd to the Tide's -W with ilalscll returning.- the kick to the Green formation to any extent. Under his cnaclilni; Marlanna High School fool bull teams have become a power lit>u.>r in Kustern Arkansas. The much sought-after roach saw his Bills basketball team to onr successive district, cliamnlon- ships and defeated (he hi|-h flyin;; Marked Tree sextet for the Arkansas girls' crown in Pnrngoitld last March. Johnson will succeed Coach Tyc Adams as head mentor of Ihe Paragould Bulldogs. Adams announced his resignation, which will become effective utter this school term. last, month. |f/E6Ap/vgi4fXT A PICTURE THIS VJlLL. Mr\kE FOR TVAE SPORT PAGES-'-TrAE GREAT STAf4 , HACK AMD SLUGGER HOOPL5.' -~Ti MEV/ER ACTUALLY to mt A BALL -*~ Tne= BREEZE FROM IWY SWING BLEVvSlVte RIGHT BACK DOT WTO DIAMOND- IMVARIABLV A CLEAKi viGL VAS Iluse Family England's record larije fnmily is said lo be that of Ihe Hrndrcns. or Wimbledon. The family numbers 120. Including children, sirand- cl^iklrc]), antl great grandchildren. in the fourth stanza of the track meet. Play-off K a mes in the league will be held nexi week with Ihe possibility of at least one of them belni; played Tuesdnv for Ihe benefit of Coach Bnrnhlll, or the University o Arkansas, who will visit Blytheville on that date. Triipfiy Tor Winners Partlclpatinp: in Ihe play-off will he Lange. catholic, Central and Ihe Sudbiiry Bulldogs. LuiiRe and catholic, hre tied tor first place in Ihe Icaiuie standings, so a coin \ 11 HE MlGHTA BeeKi A WOW AT THAT/ V-US SCARLET SCHMOZZLE; we MUFFED A HIGHBALL/ Crax Pound Out Victory () JuniorHighTrackmenFaceTest 500 Schools To In District Meet At Jonesboro Coach Pop Moslpy and 11 members uf the Junior Iliiih School track squad left for Jonesb;>ro tins uiorn- IIIK to filler the District Four trad: meet, at Arkansas .State Cullct-e, if wa.s announced this momiuu Accompanying Coach Mr.slcy lo the meet were Thomus Prince.) Tommy Craig, Jim 1'ercifu 1 .. Rr,cer, Liim, Illicitly Donner. John llnlclKr- soti, l-clcoy Pruitt. lienuy Gentry. Charles Lutes. Robert Ilc'ci! am! Charles Owen. Coach Mosley stated" that he would" enter candidates in 1! eva.ts with at least two men being entered in each event. Coach Nig Bynum, veteran trackman from Hussellville Hlnh School and the University of Arkansas, will accompany Coach Mosley and the junior sound lo tin event. Track was reinstated at the Ulythevillc schools after :. six-year vncntlon from the sports program in the stale May 2-3. meet nt Little Hock Tatt Predicts Truman Will OK Labor Bill NEW YORK. April a5. (UP) — Sen. Robert A. Tart, R., o., predicted last ni^ht that President Tn;n:an would not veto the finul labor bill passed by Congress if it remodlod cerlain ••pariiei.:r.r inboi. 1 abuse 1 ;." Tntt, answered a series of cinrs- tions by N. R. Howard, president of the American society of Newspaper' Editors and editor of the Clevehmd News, at the 25th annual dinner of the Bureau or Adverlishu;, American Newspaper Publishers Assoela- iind nil of Ihe hoys milking; the till) tion.'at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. be flipped to determine which team Wove 30. Halsetl came right back j will represent first place in the and moved the ball into scorlnp: plny-off with (he other team reposition on the Sudbury 12. After presenting second division. Central three plays had netted the Tide will represent third place team will ! ' "•'-' - Ihc second place eight yards;' Halscll scored off tackle out the score was nullified by an off side penalty- "Grnham hit center on the ricxl play to score again, giving the Tide a 13 to 0 victory, Irish Score At Will Tlie last hnlf of the i^ame was a defensive battle with the majority of the quarters belno: played in midfield. The Green Waves penetrated into Central territory only three times, the. lurtherest penetration being to the 45. The Fighting Irish of catholic scored at will in yesteTOay~- > '.fter- noon's tilt, smothering the Yarbro Razorbacks to the tune of a 5! to 7 licking. The Irish scored Iv-o toch- downs in every period with the Hazorbacks scoring their lone tally Panama Hats Cleaned & Rcblockcd The Johns Shop SOS W. Ulain meet third annd team will play the fourth place team with winners of the two tilts meeting the following week to decide the city champions. Coch Bill Ciodwin. director of (lie Sprint; program stated lasf niitht that tl\e Dnd-Caaon Tost of the American Legion \U11 award a trophy to the winning learn. This (cam will ke.^p the trophy until it is loses tile rity ehanipionsliip ho]i- ors. unless one team wins the cam- plonshlp three years In n row. then it will get lo retain the trophy. with a new one beUiir awarded the next year. After the crowning of (he ritv champions, an all-city team will be picked from players nf the different tennis. Boys listed on the honor team will be the guests of the Lions Clnb at a luncheon where medals will be awarded them How they finished: w r. rot Lange 5 1 .rn:i Catholic a 1 Ml Central 4 '2 .KK'l Bullrings 2 4 ,:m Green Waves 1 3 .1(57 Yarbro 1 5 .1(>7 will be wilnessinK their first track meet. Despite their little knov:kdi',c ot the sport, candidates for Ihc team showed up ntcclv in ume trials held at Walker Park Wednesday af- ternium. Coach Mosley sai'.t. Events to be entered at -.lie district meet are IID-yat'd run. Thomas Prluc'.'. Tommy Craii;. Leroj- I'ruitt. mid ,Titu Perelful; high jump. Jim Perciful and Charles Owen; :"H) yard dash, !?oj;er Liun. Tommy Craig, lienny Oentiy and LeRoy 1'ruilt; ion yard dash, Charles Lutes. Thomas Prince antl Tommy Craig: 2M yard dash, Robert Heed nnd John llutch- j crsou: 880 yard relay, riobut Reed. John Uutchei'son, Uoger Lum and 'Ihoinas Piinee; shot put and discus. Buddy Donner .ind R ileetl: liroad jump. Hoyer I,urn. IJen- ny Gentry and CHiarles Owen. T!IP Class "B" senior high school district meet will be held at the •;amo time of the junior event with Coach Rube Boyce. of Osceola. announcing that he would enter a stiuad of live men in the event. Coach Mosley slated thai lie knew The annual ANiYv convention held Its last session ye.stcrday. Taft declined to answer n question by Howard as to who would ho Ohio's favorite son in lfl-13. "I don't know." Taft said, "r thought we agreed IK>t to ask that question," Tuft also voiced an opui:.>n that the adminlstrattonls aid program lo Greece and Turkey was justified only until the peace treaty has bern signed. He said he voted lor it "with a great deal of reluctance." In an address prior to me Taft interview. Robert R. Young, chairman of Ihc board of Ches.i|inik an;l Ohio Railroad, charged that "monopolists" iu labor, industry and agriculture, together with jM'oIcssiona! politicians, threatened to bring about a collapse of the national ocuiumn anil war. Nearly 2.000 representatives of 1.- OtiG American newspapers h?a;d Tail and Voting. fn his indict incut of monopolisms, I Young charged that "the scat of all monopoly in America is in the Vie For Honors In Penn Relays Mobile Skids Pcbs Downward; Lookouts In Second Place I1Y U'.IKKKV W. iSCHU'KI) lUnitcd I'rcs.s Knorls Writer) 'ATl'A'NTA. da., April 25. (UP)Ki Ki Cuyler's scrappy Atlanta I Crackerr. seeking to rc):eat their | I pcnnant-ivinnlng performance of ' !E«i, tcck to the road today with a two-game winning .streak and the knowledge that he'p was on the way. Hounded by sleepy fielding an'.l inept stickwork during the opening days of the Souther]] Association campaign, the Crackers appeared to b? gettinu ihemschvs straightened out for their title de! fensc. Veteran righthander Dewev j Adkin.s racked up a gaudy 12 to 2 win over -Nashville ]ast'ni|!ht be- hh>d a 13-hit butting outburst by the Crax. Touched for two runs in the first frame the bit; twirler was never in trouble thereafter. Charley Clock homered in llu> fourth "for Atlanta with one on. The visiting Vets meanwhile paraded four moitndsmcn to the hill in a vain effort to. quell Atlanta's offensive fireworks. The win, which evened the four game series -it, two victories ? piece for the nines. v'anlted th p Crarker.s into a third place lie with Nashville and Mobile. il;)ut added to Atlanta's .squad today was •second-sackcr T3cn Stiner, turned back to the .Southern by the Detroit Tigers. Tiv Chattanooga Lookouts closed out their visit to Birmingham's Rickwocd rack last nlpht with an 11 lo G scaipini! of the Barons. The win pushed Chattanooga to second place, ar. even three games bc- jlilntl Ihe idle New Orleans Pelicans. LeTtv Wilbur Skceii slapped a round-tripper for Birmingham in the seventh frame with two aboard. Bill Dickey. Fkippcr of the Little Rock Travelers, went behind tho bat for his team last night at Mobile in an attcmtit to stop the downward spiral of the Ro.-ks. But not even tin? presence of the for- rmi.ADHjPIHA, April 25. (UP) A field of 3.CCD track and field contenders, studded with Olympic iiiSi^ftils from 5DO colleges prep fhcols and high schools, moved n today for the university of Pennsylvania's 53rd annual relay carnival on Franklin Field. Tcp bidder for meet honors was :he University of Illinois. M'.mhatlair and New York Uni- lnct ' N™' York Yankee hackston versity were picked to give the • greatest competition, al- there were dark horse en- ries from Tennessee, the Navy. Indiana and t.h(* Army. nefendiug titlists \slated to per- foj-m in (tie special events during Ihe two days include 19-tli champion Army Air Corps Lt, Bill Carter, South Carolina sprinter who :a]jlured the 100 yard dash. CarU r's toughest opponent is e x " peeled to ue Hill Malhis. who re- rently \vns declared eligible by Illinois, ar.d who will run lor the Urn Nine team in the century, an.l ]iossib:y in on p of the sprint relav,-. thn linei'n prevpntpd thn frcm copping I lie 8 to G slugfcst. radium makes one griun makes ono- :\ leaspooiiful; a sim;k' co> s S28<J,OCO: and of ton.s of ore arc rc- Fill eon a cram; fuurth o Dr. W. C Cnce THEATRE Ark. Friday ami Saturday Six Gun Serenade yonnii s<tn of Unb out <>f ini[J<n't(.cl III. Ijy Api-llo, 3 ucc-s up MITU- Jimmy Walidy ti an'.l Slh ClKijiL'r (jf \\'Oftll F;ti-m, hard Ijy ton, Ky.. to slio\v- ui>pr(-riative lliat hu'll bt- ;i race horse sonic day. "SCARED STIPF" \vitli Jacli Miilcy unil Ann S: Also S!un - ls Ehaneyfelt; Manila. Harris and loway. innings: U .. CM) C03 0-0 .. IOD (20 x— 3 Manila Wins From Osceo/o To Hold Lead Torro Fovorer/ To Tnke Dudley In Golf Finals PINEMURST. N. C.. A])ril 25 I UP* —Folic.'! 1 Torza, the Cotiuncticut slate m;pn chamjnnn from Hartford, was favnrert to <!efra( C S. DiKlloy of Greenville. S. C.. today in the final round of the annual north and south amateur golf championship. Torni losl only one hole yesterday as he scored nn easy seven ant! si* semi-finnl victory over George Fulton. Jr. of Roanoke, Vn. Torzn shot a Uvo-lltKler-par :n to lead ! fix ii]) after nine holes nnd clinched | (lie match on the 12lh hole. Dudley | eliminated Dave Evvell, Jr.. of Rich- | mond. Vii., one u|). after trailing bv four strokes nt the turn. New Theater Manila's Finest Bfiows KVFRY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Wt'Ck Days 7:00 p.m. Ha I. -Hun. 1 p.m. 'Jont Hhu^lni nulliiiiK of the district tnrel until railroads." and called on Ihc pub- yesterday morning when h^ received Ushers to support (he FcrKnvtion of word from Coach Enncno Osn'ent Railway Progress, of .vhion he is of .Joncsboro that the meet would president. In its program to break be held. Tlie dual meet between Ihc railroad monopoly, senior and junior teams of the local schools scheduled for this afternoon, har; been canceled ih:e 10 Ihe district alfair. Coach Ilymun announced oailier! dial both the senior and junior high school squads will compete I Thp rate of pny for rarryinK Unrlo Snni's ocr.iu mail is ov- ornod largely by sprel and t<»n- nag;e of vessels. Read Conner News Want A:ls. It has hern pstiinatrtl that thore HIT appi'oxiinalolv 12,000.000 illiterate ]:c-nple in the United States. The black wkicnv spicier is 21. r.xtrenicly timid creature. The Manial Lions strengthened their -Mississippi County Hii'li School Baseball League lead yesterday afternoon by defeating the O-cpola Scminok's 3 to 0 iti a yame at Manila. J. T Han is, hurler for the Lions, won tile pitchers duel from John Griffin, Osceola Uvirlcr. Harris allowed the Seminoles only one liil. that b?i]if,' a first inning scrat:ii sinsrle liy Billy Carlisle. .Osceola outfielder. Harris faced only 22 hitters mi the seven innings and set 20 ol them down in order. lie struck i out in men and gave up only one base on balls. Griffin, the losing pitcher, gave up only three hits but allowed the Lions lo bunch two of the bingles in the fifth frame to score two runs. David East lifted a double to renter field in .Manila's half of the fifth for the only extra-base blow of the tjame. Wagner 1 singled to score East and Jim Smith singled to score Wagner who had stolen second. I Manila's other tally came in the I first inning when East and Threi- | kcld walked and East stole third | nnd scored on n fielders choice. ' iBatteries: Osceola. Griffin anr Friday "WILD WEST" wilh I'Ulilie Iifan SeU-cli-d SliorU Saturday 'COME ON COWBOYS" it Republic i'irlure iirrc Mt-Mjuiteurs" SliurJ Simjccts Rnhinlay Ov/i Show "BORN TO SPEED" .-•. rue 1 rictiin- Also Sljoris ::tO p.m. Friday and Saturday "Sheriff o'r Circmri'tvj with Sunset ("arson, Linda Sterl]': Serial: "Daughter of !>mi <J Also Slio-ls SJitiirday .Midnifc Show Starts at 10: IS p.m. 'Secrets of cs Sorority Girl' wilti .Mary Ware. IliH'k Vulliii Also Sliort Subjects Get a on the Job BUY Fresh daily at your grocers! WHO W&MTS T© BE *--V J *" v • Almost every hour in the dav you will find a good use for ihe "Jeep" as a truck, light tractor, runabout or mobile power unit. 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