The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 12, 1945 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 12, 1945
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PAGE SIX BLYTHBVJIAB COURIER NEWS • F1UDAY, JANUARY 12, 1945-, Chicks To Meef Leachville Five Veteran Blytheville . Squad Seeks Second Victory Over Lions Coach Arvil Green win send his Chlckasaw cagers against foes in the * western part of the county, the Leachville .Lions, tonight at LeaplvUlle. The two aggregations previously have •; battled with the Chicks emerging (he victor by the score of '• 43-20. The Chicks have an exceptionally good team this season "\vltlii~slx regulars from last season returning, Ben Lancashire and Lynn Krcch, centers;. Joe Ferguson and captain : "Cotton" Pogue, guards; Marlon Gay and Billy DeLong, forwards; J. U Johnson .another regular has been forced limit practice due to .the mumps. • Several newcomers have pressed the'varsity members for starling berths, Chester and Dan Caldwell John Bruce \Vilson, Harry Parr End David Sylvester. ' , Leachville's Lions'have .been pitted against two teams thus far this season and - have lacked superiority ovei their opponent.'! DOPE BUCKET •i }. r. ANOTHER FUTURE "VOICK"? If n poll were taken among lo- cnl football funs who saw the 131)'-' thevllle Junior High Papooses I" action last season as to their choice tor the player most, likely lo succeed on the gridiron there Is but little doubt that Dickie Greeiiwcll would rank high on the list, If not head the selections. ... At any rate, that's my opinion, and In my opinion Dial's n good opinion, If you get whnl I mean. . . . No one who saw the lony legged youngster gallop with that pigskin tucked under his nun will deny he's a brilliant prospect, one of the finest since Ihc Junior days of May field (Sonny) Lloyd and Norman (Monk) Moslcy, or Ihe great Fxldle Sallba, who also graduated through Hie Papoose ranks to become one .of Blythevllle High School's football Immortals. Dickie appearsjlo have just about everything to develop Into n great lilgh school bill curved out fine collegiate careers. HAS ANOTHER TAI.BNT Dickie has "another outstanding talent. He Is a singer, possessed of n rlclvyoung, undeveloped tenor voice that bears considerable promise. . His strong cst booster Is his teacher, MUs Jean Sarber. Not given to Contest Rooked Jan. 25 Public To See Stars Of BAAF and Maiden Perform At Gym'Here Basketball fans of Blytheville soon will have an opportunity of indulging In their favorite sport and at the same time helping out In the important Infantile Paralysis drive, it was, announced today by members of the Junior chamber of commerce, sponsors of the drive In Mississippi County grid star. Their fu'the Lions .oTto'^e |»»« ,'f , Chick. and in the second, -Bay 13 " " " He is tall ana B c '-• •«* »«*•* * High Yellowjackcts drove to victory 18-10 Coach Green has arranged for Januaiv and February with learns in this district. Osccola, Joriesboro, and :Paragouid. pair of long legs and line orhaps as CQiially Imiwrtant is his competitive spirit. . . . lie has a fighting heart. Is Ilcry Luxora Teams Have Complete Cage Schedule • LUXORA,. Jan. 12.—The ', Luxora Panthers and ; Panlherettcs arc scheduled to play the Mlssco .teams the second set of games on their 1945 schedule. Luxora oi>eii- ed the season against Oscebla Tuesday night Remainder of: the'schedule is as follows: Jan 16—Djess at Luxora Jan 19—Lepanto at Luxora Jari..23--Kelser at Kelser. : Jan. 26—Gosnell at.Luxora. Jan. 30—Shawriec'at Shawnee. ^Feb." 2—Kelser: at Luxora: 'Feb 6—Lepanto ot Lepanto Feb 9—Missco at Luxora Feb. 13—Wilson at Wilson. Feb. 16—Oosnell at Gosnell. Feb 19—Wilson at Luxora ^.Feb. ..,,22-23-24—County Tourna- Marcri 1-2-3—District Boys Tournament. ' and determined In the heat of bat- t|c. ... As cool as the proverbial cucumber (or Ls It a tomato) under pressure, when the heat is on, as they say It In the slang vernacular. . . , Then, too, he has youth in his fnvor. ... He is young and jiist nboiit rendy lo come into his athletic own. ... If he lakes Ihc proper care of himself, watches his eating, eliminates those habits that are not conductive to athletic development, nnd applies himself properly, I sec no reason why lie shouldn't reach the lolly pinnacle In local pigskin history now occupied by the Mosleys, Hers- chcll, Russ. Norman, Byron (The Ripper) Walker, the late James (Babs) Roberts, the Tiptons (Jimmy and Dick), Pclc Craig, J. (Ears) whit-worth, Jess Eberdl Mayfield Lloyd, Bill Godwin, Bo Coppedge, Eugene Blackwcll, lln late Calvin Moody, Eddie Sallba Hugh Hurbert, and others who no only acquitted themselves well In Idle boasts and meaningless superlatives, Miss Sarber rales young Cireenwell as one of the brightest prospects to come under her observation In many, many years, . . " Miss Sarber Is so Impressed will: his limitless' possibilities with Ihc Proper care an ( i hard work that she predicts lie will be ready for a Hollywood audition In as little as four years. . . . She says he Is that eood. . . . And with her colorful and dazzling stage background and experience Miss Sarber ought to 'now. . . . She has been singing irofesslonally lor many years which nore Uv»n qualifies her for Die asclnnllng work of voice teacher. . . Naturally, she Is on the look- nit for outstanding young talent. . . All teachers take pride in heir brightest students' and make very effort " to encourage those I'lth rare talents to t p o on and de- 'elop them. . . . Sucli Is the case if Miss Sarber with Dickie, . . . She is doubly anxious for him be- ause she Is convinced he has iomclhlng and- Is entitled to a ireak. . . . And, If possible, she is loliig to see that he gets ill WIU, CONTINUE FOOTBALL But that doesn't mean that Dickie vlll have to or will discontinue his iromislng footbaij career. . . i 'tor from H, if ills. teacher has'her Hunters Await 3etter Shooting Conditions Here Duck shooting In Mississippi County Isn't very good notf, so sny he experts, but stories arc going around that several hunters have lollcn the limit on Big Lake. the season running from to Jan. 20, H 1 Is the con- WitH Nov. 2 /A game, to IK played Thursday night, Jtin. 25 at? 'the High School gym has been arranged to bring together the nll-stprs of niythevllle Army Air Field and the Maldei Air Transport Command teams with all proceeds derived from th game lo go to the Infantile Paralysis Fund. More than usual Interest will be felt In the game, It was .said, as both teams arc to pick their best players from the officers an ( i the enlisted men's teams, thus bringing Into play the best talent from both fields. • An added attraction will be a tumbling and hand balancing net lo be presented ueavceii halves )jy Lieutenant Cling, Staff Sergt. Chits Bclkas and staff Scrgt. John nil, all of BA/YF. way. . . . She Is athletically minded, n strong believer In the development of the body as well as mind and voice. She Is as Girls Organize Basketball, Team At High School • For the first tlme;lp years, Blytheville High School is'planning to support a girls'- basketball team. .Last year, suffering" from tile Jack of a coach, the girls finished the season: with only one vlct ory: - • This year the girls expect improvement and are 'working .hard to/surpass'all'expectations They h'ope thqt girls'' basketball Vrill M a permanent,part,of Ihc Blythej ^e High" School Athletic prograiri. JTwoVsenlors," Pat Godsfn'" anil Pandoria Whitworth; ,'sls juniors, I Crete Moody, - Ramonai England, Betty Jane Warrington, Martha I Arm BuTith, Dorothy Conely, and " Bonnie Hodge; three sophomores,) Don't let winter mud bog down fbod production! Bonnie Ball, Ruth Seay, nnd Patsy Travis; and three freshmen, Jean Ferry, Nannie 1 Hopper, and Verncl O'Neal are 'participating. Mnny.'.of these have had previous experience in baskelball at rural schools where'this sport has been on the program for many years. / ' keen- over football, basketball, baseball, swimming, tennis, and other major sports as Ihc most rabid sports fan here. . . . She attends every game whenever possible, ontl pours over Ihe sports pages daily to keep up with the nations! fla- urcs. . . . And, like most sports fans, she has her favorite teams and favorite Individuals. ... She liked the Chicago Cubs while living in the Windy City. ... She also was a member of the vast throng of Lou Oehrig admirers. . ,,•;. She recalled-a certain Tennessee'; foot ball team of several years back. . . . Dated the captain of tlint famous eleven. . . . She didn't sny how ninny years back nnd I didn't nsk her. . . . Outdoor sports of swimming, horseback and camping are her special dish, recalling some Interesting—and trying — camping days at Hardy when she conducted a girl's camp. . . . The original plan wns a summer musical colony, i. . . ii didn't iakc long to convince her Hint they cared more for outdoor sports than study, so the miislcal idea whs abandoned In fnvor of n program adopted by other similar camps. . . . She points with pardonable pride that during the several summers not a single major accident marred the camp. . .And that IS something. census that experienced hunters will be able to kill the limit of 15 nllnrds daily within &• short lime. Tlie four or five private camps operating on Dig Lake: expect tn have many • visitors when a big freeze comes as the. water Is there i said, nnd shooting should be good at thai time. • The camp,r, Men over reccnlly by the wildlife "association, is operating although there is no caretaker there, It 1 was 'said. ' . Although there never Is nn abundance of good quail hunting here, It Is' better than usual this year, according to Joe Whilley, game warden. ' This is believed flue to shortage of shells last yeav which kept hunting at a new low and so caused less killing of quail. Planting of more crops upon which these birds feed also contribute lo their being more plentiful, it was pointed out. The season, which opened Dec. 1, will remain open through Jan. 31. Practically no visitors come lo Mississippi County to hunt either ducks or fjiiall but go lo the better spots in Arkansas but men of this section—and a few women—who try .heir luck near home often are satisfied with the number they bring In. i|M)nsors of Ihe game tonight, say Die big auditorium convention hall is virtually sold out, and predict ilia! by the time the whistle blows for Ihe toss-up at 8 p. in. the "standing room only" sign will be hanging out. 'Die hazorbacks arc out for revenge, for 11 was the Cowboy squad that defeated them for the All-College Tournament championship back In December. What's more, the fans can expect n duel between America's tallest collegiate basketecrs, seven-font Bob Kurland of the Cowboys and George Kok, the RaTOi'backs'rsix-fdbt ten Inch- TEST PETROltUMJELlY THIS WAY PrMvMorolin'o between thuml nnd linger. Sprca<! alowly npatt long hlirM,|irovc Mcrolmfl'f high qnAlity. For/liapcr: msb anil rltafing.'5c, triple lite, lOc. Lee Cazort Endorses Tax Program Of Laney LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 12 (UP) — 'he author of Ihe 1930 Homeslead exemption Amendment to the ansfts Constitution lias endors- d Governor Ben Laney's tax pro- ;rnm calling for reduction of taxes iy raising homestead cxemptlon> iom $1.000 to ?2,000 of the assess- id valuation. The author, Lee Cazort of Little Rock, says that under terms of the liginal amendment the legislature vas given the power to alter the wmostead exemption within thL ange from 51,000 to $2,500 of tin issessed valuation. And he sug- ;ests that the exemption be increased to the $2,500 allowed unde he law If, "this would be possibli without curtailing services to tin state." • . Capacity Crowd To See Porkers Play Oklahomans LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 12 (U.P,) — Some 2,500 fans are. expected lo hi on hand at Litllc Rock's Municipal Auditorium to see the Univer slty of Arkansas Itnzorbacks and the Oklahoma A. nnd M. Cowboy open a two-game basketball serle tonight. Chamber of Commerce officials CHICKASAW West Main Near 21sl St. Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:49 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 0:45 Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. Friday and Saturday Double Feature 'WEST OF TOMBSTONE' with Charles Starrell & Uusscll Huyilcn and "ALL BY MYSELF" with Kosemnry, Lane and Patrick Kuuwlt'S Serial: "The Batman" Comedy ALSO: Lust Chapter at Serial: "G-Men vs. The ftlack Dragon" R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY Box Office Opens 7:15— Show BUrti at 7:30. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Vox Office Open* 1 Show Btarte 1:15 Last lime Today "ENEMY OF WOMEN" with Donald Woods, Claudia Drake, H. B. Warner, I'aul Andor, Ralph Morgan, Paramount News & Comedy. Sunday and Monday "CHINA" with I.orclta Younff & Aiau Latlil Universal News Comedy If It's HARDWARE 'l s We Have It or Can Get It If It's At All Obtainable! HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. "25 Years' Continuous Service" P i Pave your barnyard now with CONCRETE Howisth«timetogetr«»dy for winter «nd tpring by building » concrete p»7ement in your barnyard or feed " » lot. Such work cannot be done when '- the ground is deep in mud. Planned tnd built cow, it will begin at once :to help you save feed »nd manure, reducelabor.increisebsetjporicMd eUiiy production. •" : No reinfprcuig steel needed. Just tome cement, und, ind f«7«l or crashed stone. If you need help, jet in touch witn your concrete contractor or building material dealer. "• A« part of its wartime service to turners, this Association Till gladly , , , lead free instrucjicns on how to build „ „ socci*t«ftnn pavements without the. ttM oi reinforcing steel. Just p*st« coupon on peony postcard. WANTED URGENTLY NEEDED NOW' TO HELP BUILD NAVAL ORDNANCE PLANT AT CAMDEN, ARKANSAS BY Winston, Haglin, Missouri Volley and Sollitt Mr. FARMER Snapped or Pulled Cotton Run Through our Modern Dryers and Processed Through Our Hardwick- Etter ! BIG BUR SEPARATOR and I FOKTLANQ CEMENT ASSOCIATION 1 GOOD PAY JREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE JOB Time and half for overtime. Food and lodging available on Hie job for workers at $1.00 per day. Excellent working conditions . . . Help build this plant so vitally needed by our fighting forces. Hiring On The Spot and Free Trans portation Furnished At Every UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OFFJCE IN ARKANSAS 1^ ;• te •:•- ., SI. h^nctini f« MMtoc «M<n tatter Ml nMwcaf If you arc now engaged In an essential activity at yonr highest skill, da not apply. All hiring Son* tn accordance Trtih XVar Manpower Commission Rtraia- Uons. Men under 21 and women nndc IS must have minor's release form signed by parents which tan be obtained at Employment Office. TYPE I CLEANER (installed During the Recent Bad Weather) Is Bringing Our Customers Froi $15 to $25 More Per Bale . . .. We will not take space to explain this new equipment —All we ask is that you come by our gin and take five minutes to see what we're doing! RED TOP .N. Hwy. 61 Russell Borho m Phone 2142 Saturday 'LAW OF THE VALLEY" with Johnnie Mack Brown llth chapter of "IKON CLAW" and COMEDY ; Saturday , OWL SHOW "SEVENTH VICTIM" with Tom Comvay, Jean Bfooks anil Isabel Jewell '.;' SPOUT SHOKT SUBJECTS Sunday and Monday "SONG OF THE OPEN' ROAD" with Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, IJonila Granville, W. C. Fields, and Jane Powell. UKO NEWS and COMEDY Open 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 Friday and Saturday 'Oklahoma Riders' , with Tex Bitter & Fuzzy Knight Serial: "Adventures of the Flying Cadets" Short Saturday MIDNITE Jungle 1 7 with / :>•? Ana Corio, James Bush & ; Claudia Dell Selected Shorts /' . • / Sunday and Monday' ( J 'Guadalcanal Diary' with I'reslon Foster &• Lloyd Nolan Paramount News Short New Theater Manila's Finest . What have you done today thai some mother's son should die (or you tomorrow? —BUY BONDS— Friday "POLO JOE" willi Joe E. Brown Serial & Short . Saturday WYOMING HURRICANE Scrinl ami Shorts Saturday OWL SHOW <* 'MASK OF DIMETROS" with Sidney Grccnsirccl and Peter Lorrc Selected Shorts Sunday & Monday "DRAGON SEED" with Kalhryn Hepburn Fox \c«s"& Short

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