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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 12, 1967
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Greene Co. Here Chick asaws Seek Fifth Win Of Year By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Several off-court highlights will feature tonight's basketball clash between the Blythevile High School Chickasaws and the Greene County Tech Eagles at .the Blytheville gym. Action will get underway at six o'clock when the junior varsities of both institutions clash prior to the varsity battle set for 7:30. Foremost of the added attractions will be the fact that Chickasaw Coach Dwight Williams will be sending his players against the school where he formerly coached. Williams came to Blytheville five seasons ago after a lengthy tenure at the Greene County institution. Speaking yesterday to a fellow coach via telephone, Williams made the remark that he felt the fact of his having once coached the Eagles would give the present squad an added incentive to try and knock off the Chickasaws. Another feature of the clash will be the return to Blytheville of'Tech Coach Jim Bohannon. Bohannpn was formerly head coach at North Little Rock and frequently tutored Wildcat teams in their battles with the Chickasaws. Out of coaching for approximately five years, Bohannon is now in his first year at Greene County. Besides the emotional and sentimental reasons, Williams is expecting a tough game for still other reasons. * * * The Eagles will be coming into the contest fresh from a suspenseful victory over powerful Leachville. The Lions fell to the Tech-men, 67-66 on a basket in the final second of play on Friday evening in a battle at Paragould. The loss was the first for Leachville in six games. Butch Hendrix, 5-7 junior, swished a 15-foot jump shot in desperation at the buzzer to give Tech its victory. Tech had led most of the way as Joe Stanfill netted 26 points but it needed Hendrix's heroics to take the decision. The win moved Tech's season COURIER NEWS B PAGE EIGHT H Tuesday, December 12, 1967 mark to 2-1, the other victory coming over Trumann after an opening loss to Forrest City. Joining Stanfill at a forward position for the Eagles tonight will be Roger Perry, a 6-2, 170- pound senior who with his partner and Larry Winberry make up a threesome who were starters for Tech last year. Mike Wilcox at guard and Ricky Harmon at center make up the balance of the starting five. Wilcox did start some games last season though he saw substitute action in the two clashes with Blytheville. Williams said he would "probably go with .the same starting lineup as I have so far this season, but I expect Tommy Tompkins, Jimmy Moore and Mike Huff to see lots of action." Starting Chicks will be Aubrey Bell, Stewart Jerome, Joe Ellis, Kenny Beard and Ben Robinson. Unlike Hall, whom the Chick- aswas defeated rather handily on Friday, the Eagles move the ball at a slower pace. "I wouldn't say they are a fast-breaking team," Williams stated, "But they do have some experienced men back, and they'll be out to get us, yon can be sure of that." Scouting reports show the Eagles take advantage of quick passes and jump shots, the latter usually coming from long to medium range. Wilcox is considered to be the best playmaker while his companions are considered good shooters, good dribblers and good passers. Defensively, Tech uses a 2-2-1 zone press with great effectiveness. They put this into practice against Leachville and pulled away by about eight points at one period of the third quarter. The Chicks should be buoyet by their strong showing against Hall. Routing the Little Rock Warriors 62-41, the Chicks were never pressed save for a brie: cold spell in the third period. Coming into tonight's game, Ben Robinson leads the scorinf parade for Blytheville, followed by Stewart Jerome. In five games, Robinson has poured in 73 points while Jerome has netted 68. This evenings action will be the last appearance at home for the Chickasaws until Dec 22. Following the Tech fracas Blytheville travels to North Little Rock and West Memphis be fore returning to the home cour on Friday, Dec. 22 to face a surprising strong Horace Mann con tingent. Papooses Win; Missco Play On By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Employing what Coach Jack Goodman called, "a stunning ofrense and a devastating defense," the Blytheville Junior High B team handed Annie Camp of Jonesboro their first defeat of the season last night, 28-20. Everyone played for the eighth graders as they roared to their fourth win in five outings. Neal Brewer led the winners with 11 points but got important help from Ronnie Bisher with 9, Bob Porter, 3, Mike Brewer, 24, and Bob Payne, Johnny While, and Ricky Hoberson, 1 each. Coach Fred Mitchell described his ninth graders' 28-25 win as "the best game we have played thus far in the young season. It j gainst Turrell ' ..... ™ Blytheville was paced by Mike Johnson with 13 points as Mike McCall backed him up with 7. Other scoring showed Ray Bunch and Terry Peyton, 3 each, and Mike Julian, 2. Mitchell expressed thanks too for the crowd of fans who followed the team to Jonesboro. MISSCO High School began its annual Girls' Invitational Tournament last night with four first round games. Results showed DYESS routing Marion Jrs., 58-12; DELL SRS. dropping a heartbreaker to Marion Srs., 40-39; DELL JRS., likewise losing a close contest to Earle Jrs., 32-27 and SHAWNEE tripped Earle Srs., 53-41. Tomorrow's action, starting at 5:30, sends SHAWNEE a- was a very excellent team effort, especially on defense." Camp had come into the battle with a 7-0 record. versus LUXORA SRS.; MISSCO meeting MANILA JRS.j and MISSCO SRS. facing MANILA SRS. Breaking Of A Slump Pleases Lou, Fans By GEORGE BOWEN BALTIMORE (AP) - The return of Lou Michaels' field goal kicking touch for the Baltimore Colts in time for Sunday's game at Los Angeles is akin to Ted Williams coming out of a batting slump on the eve of the World Series, The comparison comes from Michaels. He had suffered—and so had Colt fans—during a spell when he made only nine of 25 field goal attempts. And, of all things, ha missed two extra] points. Even a left-footed hooter such as Michaels isn't supposed to he that erratic. Last Sunday Michaels had a perfect day, three for three. It was his third straight Sunday without a miss and the 10 field goals in a row are a record by a Colt. "Although I don't want to compare myself with these sth- letes," Michaels said, "I felt it wasn't any different than Stan Musial, Ted Williami or a great hitter going a couple of games without a bit. Gosnell Change Joe Bratcher, coach of the GOSNELL Junior High basketball squad, announced yesterday there will be a slight change in the schedule for tonight's basketball action at Gosnell. The Pirates arc scheduled to meet LUXORA in a varsity battle at eight o'clock and this game will proceed as planned. However, a new opponent has been set for Bratcher's junior team. The junior Pirates will face Blytheville Junior High's B team instead of Luxora's junior varsity. This clash will get underway in the Gosnell gym at 6:30. Muskies Are Alone By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota rests comfortably alone in first place in the Eastern Division of the American Basketball Association today after Indiana worked so hard and .failed to gain a seat beside the Muskies. Indiana fell one game behind Minnesota by losing to Dallas 119-114 Monday night in Dallas. A victory would have left them in a virtual tie for the top spot the Pacers held through most of the early season games. In the only other game, Oakland defeated New Jersey 127105. Dallas held an 11-point lead after three quarters, but the Pacers pressed within 109-107 before the Chaparrals recovered and pulled out of danger. Cincy Powell had 23 points for the Chaps and player-coach Cliff Hagan 20. Roger Brown led a three-man show for Indiana with 34 points followed by Oliver Darden's 23 and Fred Lewis' 22. At Oakland, the Oaks snapped a four-game losing streak at the expense of New Jersey. Oakland built a 37-20 first-quarter lead and held a 68-49 halftime bulge. Lavern Tart, the league's leading scorer, paved the way for the Oaks with 30 points and Gary Bradds, in only his second game with Oakland, contributed 22. Stew Johnson was high for the Americans with 18. THE AWSOME BULK of Buster Mathis; looms'large over the heavyweight boxing picture after bis quick, brutal knockout of Ron Marsh. Bulging Buster moves quickly after a slow start in pro ranks. Action Continues Hot And Heavy At Y Church League and Commer cial League action resumed at the Blytheville YMCA on Saturday and lots of exciting basketball was the result. Trinity Baptist bested Assembly of God, 42-35 in the opener of a. triple-header. Newman with 12, Richman and Stout with 9 each paced the Baptist contingent. Van Nowlin's 16 points and Moore's 13 captured game honors for the losers. Presbyterians routed the Methodists to the tune of 56-21. Scoring statistics showed Layton with 25 and Brothers with 17 as leaders for the winners while Reed bucketed 10 to top the losers' column. The finale of the triple-header went to First Baptist Team One over their fellow - Baptists of Team Two, 57-43. * + * Robertson with 18 and Dean with 15 paced the winners. O'Neal's 12 and McCall's 11 accounted for more than half of the losers' total. Commercial League play was limited to one battle due to National Guard commitments on the part of several players. In the one game played, Ran- 111 lllc UIIC grtllic LiiajcUj nair f\mcu,voL uiupjjt-v* «i "" ^umuu dall Co. whipped Agrico, 75-33.' for the losing Chemical-men. a ~IN raFcHANCERY COURT OF~MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS, ST. FRANCIS LEVEE DISTRICT, PLAINTIFF VS. NO. 17182 CALVIN JACKSON, ET, AL, AND CERTAIN DELINQUENT LANDS, TOWN LOTS AND BLOCKS DEFENDANTS COMMISSIONER'S SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Commissioner in compliance with the terms of a certain decree rendered on the 22nd day of May, 1967, by the Chancery Court of Mississippi County, Chickasawba District, Arkansas, in the following, cause, to-wit: Board of Directors,. St. Francis Levee District vs. Calvin Jackson, Et Al, and Certain Delinquent Lands, Town Lots and Blocks, No. 17182 will sell at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Courthouse in the City of Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas, on .the 5th day of January, 1968, within the hours prescribed by law for judicial sales, the following described real estate: BOWLING '•niniininiiiiiininniniiniiiiipRnnniiiinniiiiniiii 1 SHAMROCK LANES STEELITES LEAGUE STANDINGS Hamra's 39-13 Rexall 31-21 Frame's 29-23 Neil's Service 28V4-23V4 Hah's Insur 27%-24>4 United Parts 27-25 Steele Apparel 27-25 M. Smoller Co 23V4-28V4 Ark-Mo Power 17-35 Bank of Steele lOMs-41% HIGH GAMES Dottie Wingfield 210 Jerry Hitchens 204 Hamra's 723 Hah's Insur 688 HIGH SERIES Jerry Hitchens 510 Dottie Wingfield 477 Alice Rhodes 477 Hamra's 2,095 Neil's Service 2,001 SPLITS Velma Farris 4-1 Jerry Hitchens 1-6 THE STRIKE IS OVER! Select Your New '68 Ford Today at Phillips Ford Sales Broadway & Chiekatawba Phone PO 3-4453 | Hopper's 27 markers almost outscored the entire Agrico squad, and he was backed up by Sexton's 24 to make the victory an easy on. Amacost dropped in 20 points AP Poll Blytheville At Number 6 arville, Cotter, Harrison, Helena, Hot Springs, Lavaca, LR Hall, Leachville, Magnolia, Paragould and Springdale. dale. PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Th« Philadelphia Phillies Monday announced the signing of former major leaguer Al Widmar as pitching coach for the 1968 National League baseball season. LEADER z j? . W <t> Si S £ 1 I ! H 1 § <5" I I 2L -B V "• 3.60 .30 .78 .90 11 11 13 14 15 .90 2.70 1.20 1.20 1.20 .20 .01 15 10 Lot 15 10 Lot 8.40 2.10 3.30 .83 G. L. Richardson All Original Survey 4 15 9 24 Same Lot 3 Sup. Survey 4 15 9 15 Same Lot 4 Sup. Survey 4 15 9 39 Same Lot 1 Sup. Survey 5 15 9 1 James W. Wisley N. 170 ft. of S. 190 ft. of W. 90 ft. of Tract 1, Crawford Estate, NE'A 1 15 10 lot 5.40 1.35 .25 LOTS IN NEV4 NE',4 SEC. 2-15-10 Lot Block Bruce Peery S. 240 ft. Bernard Stark Bruce Peery Same Same Roosevelt Ward An 82.5 x 264 ft. Lot in NEV4 NEV4 as per Deed Record 188, Page 362 2 Case.Tucker Lot 17, E% E»A NEV4 20 Elbert S. Johnson E. 87 ft. of Lot 3 S% NW% SW% S. of Ry. 6 15 11 Lot 2.40 .60 .25 Donal J. Daugherty NWV4 NEW, less N. 360 ft. of E. 640 ft. 28 15 11 35 5.25 1.32 .25 Mrs. C. Harris NW'A SWV4 Less Ry R/W 34 16 8 36 5.40 1.35 ALLISON ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Eva Mae Hollis . 2 1 3.30 Jamie Gray 9 4 2.40 BLAIN ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Grade Hughes S. 24 ft. 6 1.50 Same N. 41 ft, 7 3.00 BLYTHE ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Casey and Lois Adams E. 50 ft. 5 29 3.90 ED B. COOK SUBDIVISION TO BLYTHEVILLE Willis Williams 15 A .30 .08 ELLIOTT ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE James Arthur Walker 2 1 1.80 .45 Pearl Boozy 9 1 3.30 .83 HOLLIPETER AND SHONYO ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Lucille and Charley Brown 15 1 2.40 .60 .25 John Dean 11 4 2.40 .60 .25 Billy Eugene Cothran, Jr. 11 5 2.70 .68 .25 W. W. HOLLIPETER SECOND ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Mid-States Homes, Inc. 29 1 2.70 .68 .25 Bruce and Sarah McNeil 20 2 1.50 .38 .25 Eddie Jones 21 2 2.40 .60 .25 Joe Boatman 3fl 2 1.50 .38 .25 Emma L. Mattock 21 5 .60 .15 .25 Kate Simpson 23 5 2.10 .53 .25 Robert E. and Willie Mae Bennett 24 S 1.80 .45 .» Same 25 5 3.30 .83 .25 Same 26 5 .60 .15 .25 Robert and Johnnie Mae Jones 26 10 2.10 .53 .25 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Little Rock Central, unbeaten in four straight games, collected ten of ten first place votes and continued atop the Associated Press Arkansas high school basketball poll. Little Rock Horace Mann, which dropped an eight-point decision to Central in the Tigers' season opener, climbed into second place. Mann, ranked fourth last week, defeated Fort Smith Northside last week. Mann forfeited to St. Joseph of Conway Monday because of a schedule problem. Northside dropped from second to fourth by virtue of the loss in the poll by ten sportswriters and broadcasters. Class AAA teams hold down the first nine spots. Texarkana is third followed by Northside, North Little Rock, BlyKieville, Pine Bluff, El Dorado and Fort Smith Southside. Bay, a class B team with a 12-0 record, grabbed the tenth spot. Here are the results of the poll with first place votes and records in parentheses and total points at right: * * * 1. LR Central(lO) (4-0 .... 100 2. LR Horace Mann (3-2) 81 3. Texarana (5-1) 75 4. FS Northside (3-2) 67 5. North Little Rock (3-1) 69 6. Blytheville (4-1 51 7. Pine Bluff (3-1) 34 8. El Dorado (5-1) 23 9. FS Southside (3-3) 12 10. Bay (12-0) 11 Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Bismarck, Ced- mREGULAR^ LOTS IN TOWrT bFBLYTHEVILLE Evelyn Meux S. 100 ft. of N. 131 ft. of E. 140 ft. S. of West End Subdv. in S»/ 2 NM> SW',4 17 15 11 2.70 .68 .25 LARRY'S FOURTH ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Lot Block Nettie Mitchell 55 .30 .08 .25 Dorkis Lyman 67 2.10 .53 .25 Talents, Incorporated 89 1.50 .38 .25 LARRY'S FIFTH ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Mozener Anderson and Francis Stapleton . 1 2.10 .53 .25 REBECCA PATTERSON SUBDIVISION - BLYTHEVILLE Hattie Hill Gates and Mary Hill Pettaway N. 50 ft of E. 100 ft. 8 3.90 .98 .25 SECOND REPLAT OF J. P. PRIDE AND GATEWAY SUBDIVISION TO BLYTHEVILLE Tina Henson 5 N 2.10 .53 .25 Lorena Williams 12 R 2.10 .53 .25 EDWIN ROBINSON'S ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE RUSSELL POWERS We are happy to announce that Mr. Powers let the entire sales force in used car sales for the month of November at Bob Sullivan. See Mr. Powers for the best deal on a New '68 Chevrolet or one of the many OK used cars on hand. Jim Madkins Lottie Tice Same Burk and Jessie Mae Brunch Celia Ames 0. C. and Allie Johnson 13 17 18 4 5 5 11 18 18 .60 .60 3.00 .60 2.10 2.10 .15 .25 .15 .25 .75 '25 .15 .25 .53 .25 .53 .25 SUNNYSIDE ADDDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE A. E. Lester 4 8 2.10 .53 .25 WILSON'S FIRST ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Ed Smith Estate Same Same Vera E. Gray Marzella Scales Walter Shaw J. W. Love Same Lawrence Echols W. 45 ft. W. 45 ft. B 1 2 3 11 7 1 3 3.90 .60 .60 3.90 2,70 1.50 1.50 .60 2.10 .98 .25 .15 .25 .15 - .83 .60 .75 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 .98 .25 .25 .25 .98 .25 .68 .25 .38 .25 .38 .25 .15 .25 .53 .25 WILSON'S SECOND ADDITION TO BLYTHEVILLE Jean Williams 14 2 1.50 .38 .25 Tommy Neely 6 3 2.40 .60 .25 PERRY ADDITION TO GOSNELL Jerry Wright , 12 2.70 .68 .25 REPLAT OF IRREGULAR LOT 2, SE</4 SWtt 36-16-10, TOWN OF GOSNELL Geral Roy Travis 19 2.70 .68 Same NVS 20 .30 .08 IRREGULAR LOTS IN E',4 NWV4 NE'/4 SEC. 17-15-8, TOWN OF LEACHVILLE Jodie Lindley , N. 30 ft. 12 1.80 Frank Morris N. 40 ft. of S. 150 ft. 17 1.50 J. W. Smith N. 50 ft .of. E 150 ft 24 1.80 SMITH'S ADDITION TO LEACHVILLE Artie L. Roper E% Lots 31 and 32 A 2.40 Same E% Lots 33 and 34 A .60 C. D. ASHABRANNER ADDITION TO MANILA Franklin Bobbins 7 2 3.30 .83 ORIGINAL SURVEY TO MANILA Jack Southern 32 4 2.40 .60 .25 SLOAN'S SUBDIVISION OF W'/i NWVi N. OF RY. 31-15-9, MANILA W.W. MeKemieLot2NWy4NWy4 2.40 Freddie McKemie E. 50 ft. Lot 3A NWV4 NW'A .60 R, A. Davidson, Jr. LotSINWtt NWV4 2.10 Clifford L. Holt Lot 11 C NW'A NW'A 8.30 REPLAT OF LOTS 8 AND 9, BLOCK J, WILLIFORD AND GARRISON ADDDITION AND E. 210 FT. OF IRREGULAR LOT-19 SW% SEV t , MANILA James Martin F .60 .15 ..25 Said sale will be had to satisfy said decree for taxes and costs due the Plaintiff on each and every separate track and parcel of land and on each and every separate lot and block, as is set out in said decree for which said property is delinquent as aforesaid, for taxes due the St. Francis Levee District for the year 1966. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on this the 17th day of November, 1967. Geraldlne Listen Commissioner in Chancery 12-5, 12, 11 .25 .25 .45 .25 .38 .25 .45 .25 .60 . .25 .15 .25 .25 .60 .25 .15 .25 .53 .25 .83 .25

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