The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 8, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 8, 1946
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BLYTHEVIM-E COURIER NEWS ParagouW Loses To RusselMlle : :Foffttt City Start* V •gAsCtosA .TowntOMMHtt B«gim ITJCMreSBORO, Ark, March «.- SJpKl)vll)e'- smothered P»ragou)d, aa-'Uurtted tetm, «0 to 24, In the opening round of the Class A Ar- 'W4 State basketball tournament her* Thursday nltht s ' ^Forrest city rolled oier Montl- c*0b, 3J lo'lS, in the opening eame alter starfjn* out strong. At the end of the Hrst (juarter, Forrest Cjtjr was leadinj a to 3, but Montl- oeflo tightened in the second and the first half ended »ith the Mustangs In front, n-«. JCoraing back determined In the last half, Porreat city increased the-lead to 21 to 13 at the end of tfle' third quarter. • RMne 60 Pos 24 P'gould OJingan s F 5 Ration fwyh 16 P 4 . Hydo Ingram 4 C 3 Slarnes W^aldo 6 G 4 M. Devoll McCutchen 10 G. » Anderson ^Substitutions: rfuss*llville—Pox 4, RMkley 5, Alchlnson «. Paragould ^rCoiad, i*cCarroll, DudJey, D. Devoll^ Connell. V* City 32 Pos 19 Montlcello C%y aster 16 P. 9 Burkl« eamppell 7 f. I Heflfn O'Neal 3 C. 3 Alsobrook J*dd, S G. £ Dlckenj talker ' G Ross, iSubs Piorrest City — Williams. SfcbtjceUo—Banston 2, Glower 2. IJTrie~flrst round of tames brought out a record-breaking crowd of more than 1300 ^ 1iJoneaboro's Golden Hurricane, Sharing with Little Rock the fa- writes position,: ictll take the floor Friday morning at 10 afainst Oxford, ^District Two chmplons. The Friday, morning session starts at t with Pine Bluff meeting Magnolia; Fayetttvllle opposes El Dorado »l 8^ and Texarkana faces Bfebe at 11 ' / -"T»o quarterfinals will be played Friday afternoon, the others Friday night' Semifinals are booked-Saturday morning with the title scrap Saturday night _ An added attraction Friday will be the coaches' dinner In the Junior high cafeteria at which b«n= Itambert, University of Arkansas basketball: coach, will deliver the feature address. Other guests will be-John Barnhill, athletic,director, and head football coach, and George Cole, line coach at Ar-~ II " Cold No Barrier •-ROCHESTER, N. Y. (U.P.)VThe Boy Scouts can take ill That tact was proven recently on;a day when the falling temperature broke all previous city records some. 125 Boy ScouU, together with their «outmasters. defied the winter winds and trudged off on their second annual all-day outing. In n nearbj park. ; . TODAY? tFOCT rAKADC pucky Walters Tries Out That Old Soupbone and Says It's OK - ***«• Sp»rU Writer Tsunp«, Fla., Mar. « (rj>.)-_The Major'League Pitchers' Union was ill set, to . fin* William Henry (Bucky) Walters today becaiue he was happy after giving up three hits and bnt run in two Innings. , In no sense of the word Is that red-hot flinging, particularly for (he-mound ace of the Cincinnati B«ls, but he was "tickled to death."' '•. • ,. "ll. didn't hurt at Till," l yelled the Jubilant Bucky after hk ,sbort ' In an Mrtiffiaf')!,*&[ a t, the palm-lined park where the Reds are going, .tbcougb ...their spring training paces, •'. •> -' -'I. Walters meant his arm, not the h'lts and ,run.- And It was great Tews for sharp-featured Bill Mc- Kechnle. That thick right ami of the man from Philadelphia had been adding to McKechnle's gray hair ever since last season, if it didn't hurt the first. time Bucky opened . up, why then the Reds would be able to relax- In the pitching department. So there was » .great- deal of silent and expectant watchfulness as the husky pitcher with tlic knotty Jaws stepped up to fog them In. Every eye tn the ball park was on that first pitch and you almost could feel the sigh of relief as he grinned m'hen It pluk- ed into the catcher's mill. -"I didn't really try to open uo after I knew that there wasn't any pain and that the arm was okay." Walters said as he relaxed on the •rrass after his workout. "But. U. sure, Alt'130*1 to have that arm freedom again." : Walters, 'converted from a third baseman when h* was with the Phllile^; ha* been the bellwether of. the : 'Bid slaff since 193S. But last year, after winning 23 against eight losses in 1944, he suffered an •>rm ailment. Unable to throw overhandcd Hie last I wo months of the season, Wallers wound up with a 10 and 10 record—his worst ns a major league pitcher. "1 went to Hie doctor In 1'lilln- delphln and he diagnosed It ns a torn muscle In the upper part of my rlnht aim," Ducky recalled as he chewed a blade of gross mid watched tuc game In progress. "Hearing so much about cllw* 1 chips nmi classification, r was really worried. So I had x-rnys taken as n safety measure Mil they allowed It wasn't anything radical, just a muscular injury. So I tool! heart treatments all winter and now It looks as It the old soup- bone Is ns eoo<l as ever." He was n happy man. nut he wasn't kidding when lie sniil that "old ixnipbonc." Bucky at as Is reaching ">c downhill grade us major league hurlcr, nml nobody knows it better than llm-ky. Ho proved that as he watched a young «ooklc blanc them un there, waloli- "(1 llic youngster with an envious eye. "Well, it looks like I've still got a fast one, too," Bucky si>l(l, "That nml my curve and chntisc of pace. But I haven't, any of that cute stuff—yet. "I might need It soon though." Which Is ah Indication that Wiif lers Is starting to feel the need "t every bit of pitching lore ami strategy to win as of old. One thing you must admit, lic'l work-1 Ing hard at it. y 0 r he goes through pitching and baiting drills with the first squaii—untl then makes a deal with rookies. "Let me bat and I'll pitch (o you," Bucky dickers. >,. Which Is the reason that the Pitchers' Union Ls out to get him. Who ever heard of a pitcher wanting to swing a hat? Byrd and Sneed May Score Upset Their' Powerful Shot* Rout Firtt Opponents In Four-Ball Meet MIAMI, Fla., March g. (up>_ The booming tee shots o/ Sammy Byrtl ami Sammy Sneed gave aolc-; new partnership of sw.t torv Tennis Tourney Opening /vfter Wartime Lapse NEW YORK, March 0. (UP)—A field of/4« competitors, led by. top- seeded 'Billy" Talbert of Wilmington; Del., the nation's No. 2 tennis player, ' tuned .,'up today for the first round, of'.the U. ! S. Lawn Tennis Association's Ihfloor singles meet to- mprroiy after a wartime lapse o( four years. -• ;. • , • Valbert, who lost to Prankte Parker in the finals of 1 the Men's National' Singlesv Tourney at Forest Hills last, summer, drew a bye for the opening round anil will" meet Joe Fc-shbach of New York In the second round, Sunday. f Five other needed players in the week-long tournament, which will be held in the Seventh Regiment Armory, were Don McNeil 1 of Oklahoma City; Francisco (Pnncho) Segura o£ Guayaquil, Ecuador; El- worn! T. Cookc, Jr., of New York; Sidney B. Wood, Jr., o( New York; and Gardncy Mulloy of Miami. Fla. Seeura will be pitted against Alex Carver of Pclhnm Manor, N. Y.. In the first round, while McNeill plays Edwnrd McGrath of Brooklyn, anil Mulloy opposes Set. N. J. Doncllan of New York. Wood m\o uooke also <lvcw byes for the first rouml and will not get UHo action until Sunday. Wood will take on Edward Jenkins of Clifton, N. M., nml Cookc meets Edward Kllgus of Brooklyn. The two Slammlti' Sammys—Bvrd from Detroit and Snead from Hot SprhiRs. Va.-practlcally turned the Miami Springs layout Itilo t mhUa turc Kolf course yesterday as th«ir powerful wood shoU routed ciav Ion HeiitTner of Charlotte N c ami Jimmy Thompson of New York' 8 and 6, at the end of 30 holes Meanwhile, the defending champions and favorites, Byron Nelson ami Harold (Jug) McSpaden of "gold <h, s t twins" fame? bire"i sriueezcd through their openinL round nialch with a 2 and i victory over Willie Klein of Miami and Wll- He Goggln of White Plains, N y" Placed in opposite brackets' th e McSpaden-Nelson duo meets Lawwn Little nn<! L.loyrl Mnngrum while the Slnmmin' Sammys play Crale , Wood and Tony Peima | a today's soconil rouiul 3€-holc match. Snead played some of his greatest golf yesterday since returning frorh lie Navy, coupling brilliant iron shots with his awe-inspiring drives On his morning round,, he fired a seven-under-par 63 to tie the course record, hitting his peak by can nine a 50-foot chip shot for an eaeie three on the difficult dogleg fifth hole. While Snead was swatting out his record-tying score, the all-Texas lenm of Ben Hogim and Jlmmv Dcmarct was hard pressed to defeat George Schneltcr, Salt Lake City, and Herman Barrori White Plains, N. Y., 3 and 2. The Hoeun-Dcmiiret combination meets Chandler Hariwr, Portsmouth Va., and Herman Keiser, Akron, O.. In the second round today. The rel- .•Uively unknown tenm scored an upset triumph yesterday, ousting E J. (Dutch) Harrison and Johnnv llevolta. 4 aixl 3. In the other second round match today, Chick Rutan and Claude Har- Razorbock Co'gers Are Awarded Letters FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. Mnrch 8. (UP)— Eight members of the University of Arkansas basketball stiuad have been awarded letters, the athletic council Announced, today. Tho awards went to Enrl Wheeler. Prank Sohmnchyk, Melvln McGaha, ,'Gcorge Kok, Ken Kcarns, Charles Jolllffl Bill Plynl, and Tony Bylcs. fffoftto* MNp. /^a^ ~ A little .y»-tro-nol i . quickly opens' up cy ope nasal passages to relieve stuffy tran- reathlrlK ' ee s sient congestion. Makes bra easier. Invites restful sleeji.' W fine! . . . Grand for relieving sripE distress of head colds. Try itl FouSf directions In the package ' J VICKSVATRONOL '* J ANNOUNCING... WOODS DRUG STORE Exclusive 'FORTUNE' Dealer in Blytheville In keeping with the Policy of Our Store that Only the BEST is Good Enough for Our Customers, we are now Serving Exclusively at our Soda Fountain FORTUNE'S FAMOUS ICE (REAM TREAT YOUR FAMILY TODAY! Tgke Some Home in America's ... l%y/est Ice Cream Package— , GOLD'SEAL! 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"It wouldn't surprise me if a citv like Mexico City was In' Born* major league some lime." In Mexico City, where the $300 000 report originated. Mexican League President Jorge Pasquel denied the "fantastic rumor." "I understand it was 'attributed to me," lie satd. "We don't have Hint kind of money an<t ,,o offer lias been made to Feller." I-'KJJMY, MAKCH 8,-11MC Pellone Will Test Lightweight Chomp i NEW YORK, March 8. (UP) — Tony Pellone,, tough young New York welterweight, will give lightweight Champion Bob Montgomery 111* first Important lest since leaving the Amiy | n their 10-round non- title bout tonight at Madison Square Garden. Montgomery, the Philadelphia Negro whg is recognized ns lightweight kJ'ie by New York and affiliated states, is favored at 13-5 to beat the speedy Italian because of Ills greater experience and because of his body-punching ability. Pellone, 23, has had only 30 uro- mon meet Vic Hamilton. Rutan and^Harmoi. ..„„«[ out veterans Henry Plcard and Ky LafToon, one up. ' teur experience. Monty has been campaigning professional!)' for eight years, following 24 amateur, scraps. The Philadelphia "bobcat'; Is 21. Too Late -lit Clausify for Sate •I )>r;t 1 1110 slalk .illlor. 1 nil: III! 1 hnrrovs. C rooiji'l AC uui'lur with hltirlrr. livhu, IUIW.T Ifll. Wll ,,,ill,.j.. 1 iwu.Wtlom niiJJ],, buni'l. I ilhi-. 1 cilllivnlor, K-l'tl Tnii-lor on rliklicr irillj ' l,nltfi l»\n- n-ar. puiv.'r lill, uuj .1 culli- valoj. * .1. W. Wl,tnrr Vurbro. n-nli-u '11 flicvruli'l irurk, new ImilcT i; w ,| -.'!-"•„ L 1 ! 0 .".", 7 ^' . *-|ili-13 for Kent 'uur rouiti furjiKI.i't] )jyij*f u](|t K'J«<1 KHr.lon iilui. J7U1 U', Vin... »t-|,k-i:» . UATROBE, Pa. IU.P.I—Georce Bailey, Freciwrl, Pa., magician and memory exiwrt who performed brilliantly at a firemen's banquet, left town, forgetting to return his loom key at the hotel desk. GIVE to the RED CROSS NOW Gxildcre$t©BEER • E SS[ f BBt Just A Word About Character and Reputation * CHARACTER is what, you arc. * REPUTATION is what people THINK you arc; * In business a good reputation is c;miocl by character. * Clever advertising can pul ;, business in the public iniml—but.only character, exhibited through the years, can put a store in the public heart. * Throughout, the years of our business history in Blythevillc, the character of MEADS has been built upon the .solid rock of QUALITY, FA|R DEALING, and CUSTOMER SATISFACTION. We know no other policy. We seek no other way of business. * There are changed eras behind us. And interesting years lie ahead of u.s ; Hut, MEADS will always stand on the solid rock of business character, as we look ahead to the challenge of the future. And Please Remember If It's for o Man MEAD'S 322 MAIN STRICT <» ?r» Will Hove It! Friday and Saturday The Lost Trail' Raymond Ha((on Johnny Mack Brown Serial: M Tne Masltr Keyl , Also Shorts MIDNIGHT SHOW Starts 11 p. m . 'Jealousy' ^ John I.oder Jane Randolph Also Shorts Sunday an<J Mmidav ConUnuous Show Sunday 'Here Come the Co-Eds' Bud Abbott I.ou Coslello Paramount News i Shorts R!T| THEATRE^ Manila, Ark. Open at 6:00, Show Starts ai «:«. Last Time Today "Northwest Trail" (In Color) with Boh Sleele, John Lite], Joan Woodbiiry, Madge Bellamy, Raymond llatton, Ia,t Keith, George Meeker, and Poodles Hanaford. with Paramount News and Cartoon: "Bears TaiL" Saturday "BORDER BANDITS" with Johnny Mack Brown, Kuymond Mafton and Rosa Del Kosario Short: Edgar Kennedy in "Beware of Redheads" 3rd Chapter of "J^sked Marvel" Sunday and Monday "JOHNNY ANGEL" with George Rail, Claire Trevor, and Signe Hasso AN'REI/ when a French Rirl loved him! DEVIL when a New Orleans woman kissed him! DEADLY when a murderer crossed him! Short, "Rhythm Ramblers" RKO News. [CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" (Saturday. Show starts *t 1 p. WL Continuous sbowinf. Sundiy and Monday: Shaw rtarii al Z f. m. CoDtlnnooa >h*win«. • Week Daji:: Start* at 7 p. ML Friday and Saturday "Men from Rio Grande" with Don "Red" Barry "THE DEER SLAYER" with Bruce Kelloss and Jean ParVer Serial: Chapl. 3 "Jnnglc . Also Cartoon Owl Show ,^j ll:3«p. m. ^F, I "Whispering Footsteps" wlih John llabbard and .loan RUir •New Serial: Chapt. 1 "Haunted Harbor" Also Short Sunday and Monday "LADY in the DARK' in Technicolor with Warner Baxter and Ginjrer Rogers Also News and Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Saturday & Sunday, Mat. 1 *'c>»ck Sandar * Tnesdar Ni«b«a, $:M , • > cl*ck . All other nUhta, » »'ei»efc. Friday ^ 'Wing and a Prayer' Richard Conte, Dana Andrews Also Serial A Comedy ( Saturday MARSHALL of LORADO with K«tt Ryder and' Beaver 1 Serial and Comedy Admission )4c and 3*o OWL SHOW DANGEROUS INTRUDER I Pins Comedy .Admission u c and S»o Sunday and Monday ('^RHAPSODY IN BLUE" . with Joan Leslie and Robert Alda News and Comedy

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