The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 1, 1949
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TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1049 PT.YTHEVIT.J.E (AKK.) COURIER NEWS' 4 Missco Teams I In District Event Jonesboro Expected To Repeat in Battle For Championship Mississippi County's four Class L'jhlsh school case teams. Blythc • villc. Manila, Leachville and Dycss began final preparations ycsterda for the District Three Class A wu: nament which opens tomorro night in joiiesboro. The dtelrlct me«l is slated ' start tomorrow night at 6:30 ai continue through Saturday nlBi at which time the champlonsh finals will be played. But only out ot the lour Mu> sissippi County teams, Manila, scheduled to see action In the ins round pairings. Manila is slated open tourney play against Red in its lirst-iound game. Blythevilie, Leachville and Dyess, all drew first- round byes and were automatically adduced to Ihe. tourney's quarterfinals which will start Thursday Hurricane Faces Competition Jonesboro's Golden Hurricane. 1948 district titlisLs, are favored to cop tills year's meet but it Is ih<* opinion oC most observers that the tournament this year is more wide open than at any lime In its ins toi-y. , , Seeded next to Jonesboro i Leachville's Lions who twice thi teason conquered the high-US 1 '" Hurricane and who have delenlcn j t uit about every Class A team u ' the district. Ranking next In line in the pie tourney favorites are the Blytne ville Chicks who broke even wit Jouesboro in a two-game series tn s season but who lost to Leachvill« '*Fourlh-ralcd is Trumann. The Wildcats lost twice to Jonesboro but handed Leachville one of its three losses during regular season P " 5 Chicks In Lower Brackets BlythevTlle wns placed in th« tourney's lower bracket, along with Trumann and Jonesboro while Leachville. Manila and Dyess «" baWe it out in the upper brackev in their first game tlie Chicks wil meet the winner of the Trumann Corning first-round struggle am should they get by that, they stand a good chance of meeting Jones boro in the semi-finals. Jonesboro also drew a first-roun bye and will play the winner of th Paragould-Bay game in the qua; ter-finals. In its first game Leachville meet the winner of the Marke Tree-Pigsott First-round tilt in tl quarter-finals. And Dyess will calc- ine winner of the Manila-Recto rAtssell in Its initial game. First-round games scheduled f tomorrow night are Manila vs. Rec tor, Marked Tree vs. Piggott, B vs. Paragould and Corning vs. Tr nmnn. Mexicans Lose tough Battle n Local Arena Walter Shots and Henry Hnr- cll copped the final two falls to •in a victory over Antonio "dor la" Mucks and Carlos Rortrifnie i the tag match feature of Hi American Leagion's wrestling lion' t the Legion Arena last nishl. After losing the tint full to 111 Mexican meanles Sirois and Ilai rell rallied to tnke the last two an claim the victory. The match wi slow but rousli nil the way. This was the first nppearanc here for Marias who halls Ira Mexico City. The 230-pound Me lean wrestles under the nicknn -Gorilla" and he fits It finite we even down to the facial features. Macias proved himself a capable grapplcr in last nlRht's btn''.. Hr •on the first round of the four-was -ig match almost single handed nd gave in the third round only (tcr a brutal bcatlnc. Macias and Rodriqucz sot oft lo » pood start in the match by tak ng the first fall in 19 minutes with Macias pinning both Harrell and Sirois. Ilarrcll was the first to go n 15 minutes the victim of a borK and Sirois was eliminated four Manila Cagers Bid for Crown ell -^<f-g r ^ynE>j'^:'Js^ j &'«^g!?3-'»''^"«**"*'*'**- > •"•"*•» -•"• Miml. llish School's I,ion.s will open (heir bid for the nistri, I'Thm- Class A cage championship ton, oro. DnrtH reular seas minutes later alld a pin. monkey row nislit asalnst Rector m tlie first round of the district _,„„„ .„ __ .utii-niiiiu-nt in Jiuu'slxiro. Diirtisi! regulnr season ,l,v roich Charles Jolliff* Lions had » record of 13 wms nsainst sis losses. MomberS of tlie snuad arc: buck 7 ft rii-hl-Charles Garner, Harold Pop, Marshall Rouse. Condi Jollllf, James Nelson. AlRle Klnchen can their' rally. Sirois defeated Rodririuc/. after 10 minutes with j kancaron kicks am) a pin. ] The third and deciding fall was; won by Sirois and Harrell in 10 minutes with Harrell defeating Hod- riquc?. with a toe hold and then returning to take Macias In four minutes with a double jack knife. i In the tv;o one-fall preliminary uts Sirois defeated Rodriguez; in minutes with a crab hold and aclas won over Harrell In eifiht inutes with body slams and .1 n. and Paul Wayne Flecman. Three-Way Tie 1 Oic-ota Drows f> + - ' C\A/^ " Certain in SWC CageTltleRace Forrest City in Junior Cage Meet Yale's Freshman Coach To Nebraska U. Staff •LINCOLN. Neb., Mar. 1. iarvln Franklin. 33. head freshman oach at Ynle University last fall, esterday was named University ot Nebraska football end coach. I No salary was announced. He was igned on a year to year basis. Signing of Franklin completes n n all-new coaching slaff under William Glassford. who came here from New Hampshire University. Franklin was graduated from Vancierbilt university in 1D38. He served as a Navy chaplain during the war and after his discharge t was an end coach at Temple Uni- I , versity in 19-16 and an end coach at Yale In 1947. Two Aces in Week LITTLE ROCK, Mar. I, m— Most golfers are happy If they can ihoot one hole-In-one In a lifetime. But Hugh Brown did It twice in tight days at the Fair Park Course here. He stroked an »ce on the 180- jard llth hole with a No. 4 iron Sunday. On the previous Sunday he scored » hole-in-one on the fourth hole. Tech and Ozarks Tie For Aid Cage Crown Bv The As-sociatnl Tress Arkansas Tech and College ot the O?,arks are co-champions of the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference. Tech gained a tie as -the season closed Monday night by defeating Henderson. 82-70. at Arkadclphia. Osarks previously Iiad closed Its loop schedule. Each co-leader ended play with a record of 15 games won and three lost. Ry The Associated Tress The Southwest Conference will have at least two co-champions this season, and maybe three. Arkansas and Baylor assured themselves ot tics for the top po- silion by ending their schedules with wins Monday night. Rice will become the third to share the championship If It whips Texas A. and M. Friday night. It was the Aguie team which Arkansas beat Monday nl?hl. The score was fil-46. While this game i was underway at College Station | Baylor was defeating Texas Christian. 49-41, at Fort Worth. As of now, Arkansas and Baylor each hasvwon nine games and los three. Rice will finish with a siml lar rccortl if it wins over the AK gies. Tlie Aggies Rave the Razorback .. real battle until they lost Bil Turnbow on fouls with 11 minute of the game remaining. Then it became a runaway. dirt Horton of Arkansas was high point man with 17. Winning Daily Double Too Much, Man Dies HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. March 1 f —Thomas l^ee Noble. 64. of Little Hock, died yesterday shortly after he had won S312 on > horse race daily double at Oaklawn Park.- Tom Dick Noble of Hot Spring, said his father became greatly «x ec? when the second of his two nning horses came in. He col psed shortly afterward. . LITTLE ROCK. Mar. 1. (/!') — Pairings for Ihe state Junior high .school basketball tournament beginning Thursday at Pine Bluff, were announced yesterday by the Arkansas Athletic Association. The 16 state title contenders were determined in district meets com- ilctecl Saturday night. Four games on tap for Thursday ii(;ht. Marling 6 o'clock will be: West Side of Batesville. District winner, v.-, Jonesboro. Dislrict winner. Fountain Hill, winner District K South, vs Emerson, District winner. Luvaca. loser of District 4. vs Tnckerman, runner-up District 2. Beilefonte, winner District, 1-east, vs Conway, winner District 5-Noi th. Lower backet games slated for Fiday are: West Side. Little Rock, winnci District 5-south. vs Pine Bluff winner district 8-North. Brinkley. winner District 6, v; Van Huron, winner District 1-west Osceoln. runner-up District 3 versus Forc-St City, runner-up DLs trict 6. North Heights of Texarkana. winner District 1, vs Mount Ida, wii.ner District 4. Browns Order Cardinals to Vacate Park ST. LOUIS. March t. m—The St. Louis Cardinals and Browns who have shared Sportsman's Park peacefully for 2fl years may hRve readied a parting. -' Tlie American League Browns, who own Ihe time-worn baseball properly at Grand and Dodler, served notice on the National league Cardinals yesterday to v«cnle April 1. nawnee B Team Gets High Rating District 3 Tourney To Op«m Tomorrow Night in Wilion Gym Ralph ot Par»Roulil, r-hntr- »n ol (lie District Three Athletic ommlUcr, yeMerdny announced pHtrtnRs In the District hree suitor ulrls olid Class B toys ournnmcnu which open this week i Wilson snri Marked Tree. Tile ClaM B boys tourney li Inled to open tomorrow nlRlit In VIlKin HlRh School's gymnasium nd Ihe senior ftlrls meet will l>r ilnyeil In Murked Tree beglnnlim omorrnw night. First -round (tames In the Olnss n toiirnmnfnl will be plnyeil In- norrow nlRhl mid Thursday nljht with Ihe qu*rl«r-tln«l« to I" 1 played Frlri»y nlRht. tlie semt- fliiuls Saturday mornlnc anil tlie finals Snturdny nlRht. The senior i Blrls (onrnament will operate on Ihe same schedule. IndUni Ruled Illlh Sixteen teams from Ihe six counties of Ihe district ne. enleird In Ihr Class B lourney with West Memphis Blue Devils, Crlltonden Cniinly clinni|», and Mississippi County's champions, Ihe Rlinvvni'c Indian*, rated »s favorites. District Three Is composed of Cluy, Greene. Oralfth/iarl, Poln.iell. Ml.w- Isstppl mirt Crltcnden Contlei. Only one Mississippi County Icnm, Clojne'll. county third place winner. Is scheduled for notion on the opening nlchl. The Pirates nre paired with Nclllcton. CrnlBhenrt third- place winner, In their first game tomorrow nlflht at 8:30. Shawnee »i)d Wilson nre both In the lower bracket and will not see notion until Thursday night's session. ShWRiiee will meet l.Mc of Greene 'County In the first same Thursday night and Wilson will piny Monctle, first-place winner of CrntRhead, In the second Rnme Thursday night. MlMCo IU» Three KntrlM i Other flrst-roimd pairings me, Tyronia vs. Welner, Luke City vs, Checking Out tiho* SUrti Weekl*;t i:« pm KVKRV XUESUAV I* SCREEN-TEST NIGHT Tuesday ; 'MARKED WOMAN" i with B«tU Divh and Humphrey B»i»rt • Aho Short* : Wednesday & Thursdiy ' (])ODBI,B FEATURE) BOWERY BOMBSHELL" wllli l.e« C.nrcey md the Bnwerj Kldl Center fielder Hichie Ashbur... Uan Mar, 19, checks in his lexl- books nl Norfolk, Nob., Junior C'olleiie. prciKiriilory lo shoving ofT for the Phillies' Clear water, Fla., UainiiiK camp. "WIND JAMMER" with Oeor«e O'Brien »nd Constance Worth Also Short » ThnrsUay Nl«ht Only • On the Stage in Person Donald Howard ami hit Smtlhir HlllbllllM Head Courier News Want Ads, SEE YOUR PONTIAC DEALER Sales - Service - Parts Goodwill Used Cars Mr. Grunt and Mr. Groan '-ire Destroys House n East Cherry Street Fire, of undetermined origin, de- royed a three-room Negro house HI East Cherry Street and damped another at noon yesterday. Tlie property was owned by Boyce loore and occupied by Liza Mae trong. Negro woman. Fire Chief oy Head stated that children In Strong house were repotted laying with matches shortly be- ore the fire was discovered. England's Bcrl Assirati and France's Charles Rigoulot give out as trie former struggles lo free himself from a leg scissors. Assirat •won two ol three falls defending the heavyweight championship of Europe in Paris. T>p(into. Oreenwuy vs. West Mern- — Ul_ lfl-..l*. n .,. T-|a!*nl.Ln* Orkw.. Yo Yo Contest Planned Plans for a yo-yo contest to lie held Friday at 4:30 p. m. are being As a result the Cards, who op- ned spring training In St. Pete.'s- mrit. Fla.. today, may (hid Ihem- clves without a park In which to ilay their home games. The order to vacate came in the form of a legal nollce. The nollce said the Cardinals' ease on Hie park became invalid when the corporate name of the orEanl/.iUion was changed recently from National Sports. Inc., lo SI. Louis National Baseball Club, Inc. This change, the American League club claims, was made without Us consent. The lease was signed In 19S1 «nn had two more years lo run. Advised at St. Petersburg of the American League Club's nclion, Fred M. Salgh. Jr., who recently purchased and became president of the Cardinals, said, "our lease Is as good as Rold." "We are RolnR to sit tight. It Is up to them to get us out." he added. phis. Marlon vs. Delaplalne, Craw- lordsvllle vs. Marmaduke. Two of Mississippi County's thre Klrls teams. Wilson «nd Ltixom, ar slated lor aullon In the openhl session of the irlrl's lournnmen tomorrnw night with Kelser not I see action until Thursday night Wilson will meet Ijipunto In th opening game, tomorrow night 6 o'clock with Luxora meeting Tur re.ll at «. Kelser will play Tec High of Greene County »t • o'cloc Thursday night. Other ftrsl-round gnmei In tl girls 1 tournament are Markc< Tree vs. Valley View, Rector Welner. furle vs. West Menlphl Light vs. Dixie and l.«!e vs. Bay. mar school .students forming first group and high school junior high school students b classified together. All entries should register Rl "Y" before 5:30 Thursday a noon. Awards will be made to win- | ners In. each class. Hearing Delayed SMITH PONTIAC CO. The largest clock In the world was hullt for • Jersey City, N ,1., factory In 1924 and measure 50 feel »cros* the dial. The mljBUte and hour h»nd« alone wrlfih nearly f)ur ton*. Soy it With Flow* The Flower Shop Glencoe Hotel BIHff. 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