The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 8, 1947
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUTUER NRWS THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1047 Grade School Football Champs To Be Selected Tonight as Lange and Central Teams Meet The curtnin will fall on the first season of the C!iH'li;i n\ Club's ' grammar school football :eague tonight when Umrc and Central battle it out at Haley Field In the final game tit Hi; Icai UP I'itlV the winner . to be crowned city champions lor 1047. Upeni i ; iick-off is sc-t for 7:30. » : Softball League Teams to F5ay 2 Games Tonight The Same was originally scheduled to be played tomorrow night but due! to conflicting dates with the high school band concert to be given tomorrow night the game was moved up to tonight. School Hand to Play- Color will be uddcrt to the contest with uniformed officials and the Blytheville High School Band participating. Junior liieh school rules will auply and eight minute Quarters will be played instead of the-league regulation six minute periods. Both teams wound up their prac- . tlce -sessions for the crucial game yesterday afternoon with ion? scrimmage sessions. Coaches Dan Caldwell and Freeman Jerniqan, o' the Wildcats, stressed offensive attacks in their teams' practice sessions while the Tide sharpened up its already strong defense. • Boasting two all-city backs, '""I Swift and Bill Brnlton. the Wildcats will depend upon their two aces for most of the ground gaining However, shannon Langley, who received honorable mention honors on the all-star squad, will come in for his share of yard gaining. Coaches Corky Blomeycr nnd Bill Braccy of the Tide were singing the blues early this week when it was announced that the Tide's all-city center, Charley Hoover may not get to see action in the championship affair due to illness but the .situation brightened considerably yesterday afternoon when Hoover reported for practice. The Tide's power laden forward uall.:si»rkcd by three all-city members, appeared in first class condition in yesterday's scrimmage session^ Coaches Blomeycr and Braccy grilled the Tide aggregation on bruising tackles and blocks, Katllp. for Lesion Trophy Winner of tonight's tilt will be awarded the American Legion tro- phy'and will be the first team ever to receive the city grade school championship honors. The learn winning the trophy will be entitled to keep the cup until they nrc knocked from their championship perch. In the event one team should win ihe trophy for three successive years, the trophy will be retained by that team and a new one awarded the next year. Laiigc and Central won the right to compete in the chain pi .'•'•litp tilt 'by winning their semi-final games last week. Central defeated the 'Fighting Irish from Catholic by a 7 to 0 decision and Lange dc. feated the Sudbury Bulldogs b\ a 21 to B count. ' • Tonight's probable line-ups are Play i will be r>!!U« (lie Winning Form BASEBALL STANDINGS New SOUTHERN Orleans Atlanta . .. Birmingham Little Hock Memphis . Nashville . NATIONAL i\ th" Cicy Softbolt I.e resumed toni^li, wiiK Power Co. learn i:V". the Phillips M'.:.->i O. In tl.o [iist game at 8:00 ;n'<i Snlilu Wnoli sale mcc-ptlng ll.'.vi Hiiro in ihi ilecoucl tilt. The league ofiicuiily np.Med Tuesday night will- tin- phr,")", of two games. O >.mc ; will i.c p on Tuesday MI-.-I Tli'.iivitv j of each week v.J.ii '.ho H". SOM clulal to nisi linuui'i ihe.' week in Ati|::i.'<:. In the opF'im-; liiiii'rs TJI if!ht Loy Kim defeated thr Ownis Drug Store nine .UK. Jiil us Smokehouse '.cum - defeated C h a ley's Electric. Tuesdny ntuV.'r ! ; .:nnc'.i will find Loy Eie.h mc"!; ; >'> Cl'ialey's Eire- trie and O..(lls nnii; |il;ivli.K Phillips Motor. 1 t C'nmao F J L(rvis displays winning form practicing for an- m:;tl Uim'or.sity of Mississippi co-c<[ tournament. Brooklyn Boston . Chicago . Pittsburgh . Philadelphia Cincinnati . New York St. Louis UJACJUE W. L. ....20 .1 ... 14 II; .... i:< 11 .... 11 1« .... 10 14 . .. I il 10 ... « 1;) — 7 l-v LEAGUE W. I,. .... 10 4 10 G ... HO U ... 3 7 .... I! u 8 10 Pel .a:n Fast Track Predicted For Preakness AMERICAN Chicago . . Detroit . .. Cleveland Boston . ... New York . Washington Philadelphia LEA(»UE W. I,. 10 6 .... 9 li .... 7 G .... 8 8 .... 8 8 6 6 li 10 Pet. .VM I i .«!] nrr. ."•-44 |;holu f85 whi'll Pet. .&>;•> .cm .538 .52 J .503 .5 Co Louis G 11 Women Goiters Compete On Tough Atlanta Course ATLANTA, Ga.. May 8. (UPi — Eight (luanct' in the 32iid Rnmml women's Southern tjoir tourney vie for bertlrs in the semifinals at the East Like course hi-ri' today with most ceuK-vo'l on the meeting between Miss Mai- ^aret Ounthor and Mis. Julius 'age, Jr. Mrs. Page, Chapel Hill. N. C. competitor and former Southern itleholdcr. and the Memphis. Tenn., linkswoman were rated a .O5.sup. Both won their mntclir.s reslerday in cniu r i]\cin^ fashion, vliss Gunther eliminating Ajui Le- |e\]ne of Ne-,v Orleans. f»-'J. wltilr Mrs. Page downed Ema Lou Prince of Gaiiiesville. Fla. rentral Miller Michael .. Tliove:' Cox • ...... Strickland Hay. . ..... Graham . . Halsell Army Scrqcanf. to Play In Fort Sill Net Tourney Master Sst. William C. Hlapins. of Blytbeville. stationed at I r ort Sill. Okla., has entered the Fort Sill tennis tournament in bolh singles and doubles, it was announced today. Sergeant Iliggins will be battlini 75 Top flight Golfers To Compete at Houston HOUSTON. Tex., May 8, (UP) •A field of 7o. headed by Jimmy D,?- nmret and B^n no-;an, was expected to tec olf today in the first. 18- hole round of the 72-holc S10.0CO Houston otien Golf Touriuunent. op:'niui; event ni ihe Spring-Summer tourney swin^. Dcmrircl. a Houston native who now plays out <if- Ojat. Calif., was li slight favorite to take top money, since lie hits been the most consistent winner in winter tournaments i and is familiar with the 7.- 2_'C-yard Memorial Park course, one of the longest on the PGA list. I!o;',:m, another Texas star who now plays out of Hersbey. Pa., was second choice. Demaret holds the ccurso rcL'iircl—CO—ami Hognn shot u tlircr-undcr-pur C9 in practice. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LliAtiUE Memphis 'J. Atlanta 2. New Orleans li. ClD-llniKioitn f Little n<Kk C. nin:iiiif!!:iin 2. Mobile 9, Nashville H ,-iEa .'.17 I .400; L' M.'l IMO.'tfi, Mel.. May 8. (UP) '.S81 | Wiiii :• !:i° track lii prospect :or .'.'.'M : s-.itunlay's 57th running <>[ tin 1 ;j added Prciiknpss, most of .•j^srilc field of a 14 horses chrdulc'd lot 1 sj:cctt workouts br, only a slai'tlhiB clock- .illci i-."k-i JiH Pilot and' Hlii- -.liurc tf![t billing. Pilot. Kentucky Derby win- tin- homely Phalanx, a -linlsh second, were over- nin(( choices to battle It-' 1 first pl-ji'i' in the PrcHklicss. sec-| uiid jcwi'l in racihs's "triple crown.". K'oili favorites were lisl«[ for speed uinis today. . I O'.hi 1 : possibilities were Calumet's! j'iiiililcs.s, third in the derby; On TiuM. the California speedster who was fourth in the run for the iTM'.s: Cedar Farm's Mityme; Winter .(of lords' Uncl'j Remus; Mill R.vtr Stable's S (' c n a v; KiilBJ V!«i!ch's Contest; Ri<lgc\vood Sta-| olc i Double Jay; Riskolaler. Bulicl Proof. Cornish Knight, Kitiy Buy and CiismiL- Bomb. Of the 14. Mityine, Uncle ftemns, n.-inlilc Jay and Secnav were not. so certain to .start as were the 'other 10. but promise of a fa^t tta<k as the weatherman foreca',1 fair ai:d cool \vcaihcr l;oo^tcd Sec- Barney ROSS Signed (<UP>—Mrs. Sally Swinborn Parker, r a f n • n 50 ' today faces a jive year orison In Keferee OOXtng BOUt isomcncu niter being found fjilly MEMPHIS, Tcnn., May 8. (UPi—, of accessory to murder in the death Barney Iloss, former lightweight of David Ciough last Jan. 1U. and welterweight champion and a Marine hero uf Guadalcanal, today was signed to referee Rocky Ora- niano's 10-round light here June 10. An opponent for Grazlmo will be selected soon. Woman is Sentenced For favftttaville Crime FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.. May Mrs. Parker was pronounced guilty by a Washington County J;ry. lolluAlnK deliberations lasting an hour and 15 minutes. She denied participating in the death of the aged Confederate Cemetary caretaker but admi'.-cd -she was present when he was killed. Troy Delaney, youthful Sprina- ciale laborer, previously was sentenced to life imprisonment for il'.e crime. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Loitis ». P,r<JOJ:l/i 1, Boston 3. Piii:>t)UI|!h 2. Chicago at Phihl-lclplii.i, i;1tn. Cincinnati at. New York, iviin AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia f., St. Louis 1. New York u c!wc!»n.l, coicl. Boston at C.ilcafjo. col'.l Washington ;-.t Hoiroi'., cold. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Atlanta. Little Uock at Birmingham. Nashville at Mobile. Chattanooga at New Orleans. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh :it Boston. St. Louis at Brooklyn. Cincinnati at New York. Chicago ill Ph'ladrlpliln. '2>. 'ktink I'ablwKc and the aristo- rralic calla lily bclon« to the same family. AMERICAN LEAGUE •U'.islo:! nt Chicago. Wasliiiiflon at Detroit. New York :it Cleveland *2>. Pliiladelpnla at St. Louis, night. Men, Women! Old at 40,50,60! Get Pep Feel Years Younger, Full of Vim Notice To Public We liavu moved from our old location at 11!) Ensf? Main Street to corner of Railroad :ui'! Ash Streets. \Ve will carry a complete line of good clean used cars. Our cars are all guaranteed for a period of i!0 days. W15 ALSO HANDI.l') NKW CAHS! Why wait foi any make in ment and we \\( in stvle! CKEVKN'NK, Wyo. <U?i-'A;i'.01l3 . the sootier bills introduml at. tin-, session of the stale K-juiilnturc 1 Is one which would requirr! women to . ; .siancl live left awav froni bars '• when drinking in i:;t:li-. Porto R.icean Swee-5- Potato Plants See — D. F, INGKUM Holland, Mo. new car? We can gnt delivery on just 12 hours. Just a small down pay- do the rest to put you on the road WE OFFHK 2-MINUTK SERVICE ON FINANCING Any ca No red tape . . Hie best place nnv make car. on our lot: can ho financed . drive hy today, \vc to trade. We also n just '2 minutes. ure fast becoming pay top prices for ETT'S COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION Now accepting bids on 12,- OnO si|. 1't. of coiu'relo .slabs, about 7-">0 yds. dirt fill, and 0,000 yds. of black toppiiij:. llids must be in by JMav 2-1. FliLI. IXFOKMAT10N MIOJI R. E. BSayiock Secretory V^issco Fair Vos . .R.E. H..T. R.G. .. C. L.O. ..L.T. L.E. Q.U. . R.H. L. Lit I'laycr Ilinson Sirnmcs Bcy£ .. Lloyd .... Hill i ... Slkes ... May 13 rat', on! 1,111 Slt-y i J Hayes i > Mr.BrWe P Swift Hero of Diamond Takes Own Name Off Active Roster . MIAMI. Fia., May 8. (UP1—Burty Jimmv Foxx. with "24 years in organized baseball and 527 bis league home runs behind him. ended his active career today in a lowly Class B circuit far from the majors. 1 Foxx. mananer of the St. Petersburg Saints of the Florida International League, said he would eliminate his name ;rom his club's playing roster when he pares the personnel to t 15 players today. The 39-year.-old 'native of Sudtcrsvi!le.| Md., had appeared in the Saints' lineu,r> this season as an occasional pinch-hitter and in relief pitching and catching roles. Famed for his prodigo\is home runs! Foxx played with the Philadelphia Athletics from 1925 until 1935 - when he went to the Boston Red ;Sox for S150.COD. After serving with' the Red Sox until 1842 h" drifted to the Chicago Cubs and later to the Philadelphia Phillies. Foxx was named the American League's most valuable player 192. 1833 and 1938. winning the junior circuit home run crown thret times and the batting championship twice. He appeared in three vrorld series vvith the A's and • threatened Babe Ruth's all-1 time^ home run mark of 60 in 193- j with. 58 circuit wallops. He. and] not Ruth, is credited with hitthiu I the longest homer In the Yankee ] Stadium. Aching, Burning Feet Yoii Gel Complete Satisfac tion or 'Your Money Ifcick Two or .three application.! o Moone's Emerald Oil and in doub!(- quick time the pain anj sorcnris disappears. A few more npulica tlons at regular intervals and yo get rest and comfort again. Arid boil of all It overcome offensive "'odors. It's a wondcrlu formula—this-comblmUjn of essen ti*t 'oils with camphor and other antiseptics so dependable that thousands of bottles arc sola un- Wood Drug Co. and every good druggist guarantees Moone's Emer- »kt pit or money back. AUTO SALES Railroad & Ash Streets pyrrhnloxlrt is n sti-rii relative of for his ninth post crown, having won the sinslrs e vpnt on eight other oce:isioi\s Ho is a veteran of the European Theater of Operations, having served as cominumciUIOiVS chief with the G87th Field Artillery Battalion. Open :il 7:OU p.m.; Starts 7::!0 I.itst Time To tiny The Walls Come Tumbling Dovm" 3V'i H.P., Single Cylinder j T EB O A M O SPORT SHIRTS AND SLACKS Fridiiy ar.d Saturday "Lone Texas Rancers The new 1017 model! Quieter, tmoollier operating Quicker, casici starting. Easiei to steer or Streamlined one Gallon gaa Wild RiM Kllj.uft :is Itctl Ilyder and iinlibv lilr.lsc Serial: "DauRhlrr (if linn (J SHIRTS — $5 to 11.95 — 7.95 to 12.00 THEATRE Manila, Ark. rettoHof'W*'*' Loose Clothes Just Don'i 'Fit In' with MOVING PARTS Time Today "VACATION DA|0S" Freddie Stewart. Jur.c Prci>s:r News ( V Comedy Friday and S I In Cini "WILDFiRE" with Hnbliy Stcrle and l.dtlir Ilrnn JOtli Chaptrr "I'rcl. 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