The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 14, 1946
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THURSDAY, MARCH M, 19-1G BLYTIIEVILLfi (ARK.) COUR1RR NKWS Girls Basketball Tourney Starts Powerful Marked Tree Squaws Rated On Top 1 In Marion Meet MARION, Ark., Mar. 14.—Ark- nnsns state high school girls' bas- Reece 8 Boys Beat Lost Cone By 76-6 Score In a continuation of the 4-H Basketball Tournament at Gosnell ast night, the Heece B boys defeated Lost Cane l(i to 6. The Recce Joys scored in all four quarters ami were able to prevent I.ost Cane ly over-powered they were not discouraged and kept trying all through the game. Players and positions were as follows: Billy Krech ketbail tournament comes to this section for the first lime in a number of years, as the iinniml competition opens licro Thursday mom- ing. Marked Tree's Squaws, riding the crest of in consecutive triuinplis and three state lilies in n row will be the team 10 boat, but i: expected lo meet its , most difficult opposition of the campaign. Coach Kolui Bray of Market Tree isn't at all certain tliat learn will .survive the gruelling tests in tlie big meet. But, the N , Nichok Squaws still rate No. }, with three- , , s ™l cnoli ' • time all-slate Mercedes Hulcy. five feel, lo'-j inch forward, again in the lineup. Miss Hulcy has scored a great majority of t!ic Marked Tree points all year. Champions of" 12 districts will come here for the meet, while four invited teams are included to fill out Hie bracket. Frequently Ihe nonwinning outfits prove the best, a.s evidenced in last week's stale Class D boys' meet here, in which Marshall's invited quintet walked off with the crown. Bismark of District Six will start Ihe ball rolling against. Siloam Springs of District One at 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Tyion- za, invited over from District Four; will clash with Greenwood, District 12, at 11. >• In the afternoon, Marianna. winner of District Five three straight years, will meet Glendale of District Seven at 2:30. and El Dorado of District Nine will lake on Drew Central, invited team, at 3:30. Hamburg of District Eight starts Ihe first night's card against Newport of District Three at 7:30, and Plumervllle of District 11 is pitted against Parkin. Invited from District Five, at 8:30. , Marked Tree, moves into the tourney picture at 10 Friday morning, opposing cotter of District Two. Then to close the first round. Magnolia of District 10 will battle Alkins, invited sextet, at 11 Play will continue Friday afternoon mid night in the quarterfinals, and the semifinals will be hell Saturday morning. The championship will be decided at 8:30 Saturday night, with a tussle for thir. place beginning at 7:30. Pts. 4 from scoring in the last half of Hie game, statistics on Ihe game were: (6 Boys) Lost Cane Clifford Veach Bobby Veaeh Wayne Gulley Billy Louis Herbert Boron Harry Pa^ks James Whit'ey Thomas Whitley Reece Pos. . F . F . F 2 . F . C , G . G , G Pos. fHs. . F . F 2 . F 10 Rotary Club Teams To Play Benefit Games Lnxora and Osccoln Rotariaus will compete for the title of "basketball champs" in two benefit games, to be played tomorrow night, and the following Friday night. The Uixarn Rotary Club will play Osceola Rotary Club tomorrow night, 8 o'clock, al Ihe Luxora High School gymnasium, and in a return engagement Friday night, March 22, Ihe two teams will play at Osceola High School. Proceeds from the game Fridnj night will go to the Boy Scout or- ganisation and those oi the following game to the crippled adults hospital al Memphis. Luxora Rotary Club is headed by Hays Sullivan and Osceola Rotarians by Steve Ralph. Those who will play on the Lux ora team arc Tom Callis. Jack Thweat-,' Cecil Wright, Allen Se groves, Joe Gentry, Donald Werlz Charles Lewis and Mr. Sullivan. To play on the opposing team are D. V. Maloch. Dean Whilcside. Dai rel Crane. Carroll Watson, Vernon James and Doc Moore. Junior Haynes Harold Bunn G Louis Hughes G Sonny Taylor G Johnnie R. Haynes O Billie Jackson G 4 fn the most exciting game of the tournament lo date Ihe Lost Cane H girls nosed out Clear Lake In an over lime game 15 to 14. At no lime during the game was either earn more Ihan two points in the ead, each team scoring in all four quarters. In the .two minute over time per- od June Veach of Lost Cane slip>ed in a field goal and Ola Mae Alord of Clear Lake made good a fi'ee toss. The house was kept in continuous uproar as every girl on the courl 'played her heart out in trying lo win this game and sla> in the tournament for final competition. High scoring girl foi Clear Lake was the small but vers good player, Ola Mae Alford. Leading score for Lost Cane was nonnk Brady wilh 12 points. Coach Simpson " of clear Uifce avc all of his eligible players ai opportunity to play in the game because lie considered their cxper Sonce in competition worth as much to these young girls as possibly | ssinning- -.the game. Statistics on this game were as follows: (K Girls) Lost cane Pos. Pts. Bonnie Brady F 1'2 Joyce Lutes G Frieda Fincher F 1 Elsie Stanfill G Lula Mae Rstes G June Veach F 2 Ella Mae Smith G Clear Lake Pos. Pts Ola Mae Alford F 10 Roberta Ashby F Mary L. Lunsford F Betty Fesmire F Mildred Stanford F 4 Pat-sy Haynes . O Bethel Clay G Daphne Woodhousc G lorma West .""... G - etty Richardson G In a one sided affair the strong Lost can c A girls defeated Armorel to 6. All of Lost Cane's for- vards were hilling the basket with ipparent ease. Statistics on their game were a.' ollows: (A Girls) Lost Cane Pos. Pts Nadine Atkinson F Madelyn Bourlancl F Warene Boren F Sue Vastbinder F 1 Theo Veach F Virginia Evans G' 1 Thelma Statler G Willie Fay Veach G Jewel Lorren G Gosnell J. Klaylock Harold Ward . ... Curl Ledbetler . . Buddy Donner . .. Glen Ingram Darrel Carler David Blnylock . . David West . ,..,, Clear Lake Paul McDnnlol . . Larry Lunsford . . Max cutrley . ... Uarrell Diekerson . Herald Hniley . ... In another very light ronch game A boys defeated earn by 22 to 18. Statistics a me were: (A Boys) Box Elder Vayne Galyoon iharles Young Sene Creel- Jackie Dunnings aul Galyeon . D. Haygood Eugene Garner Clear Lake Billy Haynes .. Jack Cook . .. "layford LunsFord Ste.wan Gurley . Dan Besharse . 1'os. Pis. F 12 . F 0 Pus. F F C G G exciting tlic UOK a deai- on McCarthy Happy Over Prospects Yankees Have Plenty Of Major Leaguers Qn 1946 Roster Crete Moody Named All-District Player ('role Moody of Wiilnut Hlrt Ark., formerly of lilyllii'vill,. u who attended BlyllH'vllU- U -•', lias been si'li'ch'd uj| cou i.v uml all district basketball pi: '•r ot Kiat district. filio is now u senior nt. Walnut Hiili:i' (Hi;|| School. By I'os. Pts. . C G . F . P . G . G . G Pos . F . V . O . o, . G Pts, 1 11 Bob Henderson of Di-11 continued o referee with Jimmy issisllng. House Seekers on Toes CAMBRIDGE, Mass. lU.P.l— There's a new wrinkle in the nous ing shortage situation here. Fran tic home-seekers arc halting mov ing vans to ask the drivers when tenanls are moving: out. Joyce Is Signed For Garden Bout With Kapilow NEW YORK Mar. 14. (UP) — The case of Promoter Mike Jacobs and the disappearing heavyweights dropped Into the lightweight class today with the signing of Willie Joyce of Gary, Ind., and Damiy Kapilow of New York for Friday night's main botil at Madison Square Garden. Friday's original card featured a match between heavyweights Joe Baksi and Tami Mauriello ljut Buk- sl withdrew Monday because o! an old elbow injury. Before Monday's fights at St. Nicholas Arena, Jacobs said that either Joey Maxim u f Cleveland or Jersey Joe Walcott would fight Mauriello. When Maxim, Jack Kearns' newest heavyweight hope, •as upsel by John Thomas at S'.. kick's. Jacobs promptly substituted Walcott. who capped his recent eavywcight division rise with a mashing 10 - round decision over itiuny Bivins oi Cleveland. Mauriello declined to fight Wal- olt, and last night Promoter Ja- obs signed lightweights Joyce mid Capilow lo provide Friday's tmiir show al the garden. Free Hread li> Kares INDIANAPOLIS i U.P.I—Patrons of a local bus line were a.stonishet recently when the two., cents Ihcj offered for a transfer also bronchi Ihcm a loaf of bread. The drive explained thai he had found th loaves in the street a tier a brea truck accident. It. I'KTKKKF.N tljiili'd t'ri'ss S]iiirls Kdllor ST. PKTKliKUUHd. Kill.. March H itll't Jui< McCarthy, who usually moans in liic r^i ini;, Mt'einii t" bi" a man witlioui a cni'i- as he prepare.-: his New Y<irk Vanki.'t's for 19111 American League pcnir.'.in race. Illness kopl 1dm away from the club u pan oi lai.i season but now lii.'i health 1:; i;nod inul a visit lo (ho Yankee training camp line today supplied mi cxcelli'iil reason lor llii 1 improvcinont. I-'or Marse Joe has plenty of major league ball players back. McCarthy fretted a lol lust season us lie tried to mold a bunch ol minor Icauiiers inlo a major li'aiiur clnb and fulled. This year Ihor.-l doesn't seem to be mi^h chance I that whal McCarthy sees Is t:olllK I to ullcct his llealfh except in M ' good way. It's KohiK to hi- the ISronx liomb- t-rs of old with Cbailie Kclli'r, Joe Metcall'c UIMii|j|!ii> and Tommy llonrlch in flic outfield and Nick Kllon. Joe Gordon. Phil Ki//ulo and Cicorgc Hllrmvclss In the- inlleld. His nnly problems are pitching and catching and from Ids confidenl nlr you Blither that he Isn't too concerned: about them. "We will have lo wail to sec the club later to be sure just what \vc have," McCarthy said. "But I'm satisfied with whal I've seen so far. We rounded into good shape in "'anama and T was very much snr- iriscd with the way such e\-O. I.'s s Hcniich, Gordon, rtl/zulo and Ccn Silvc.slri rounded itilo shape 'hey don't look like they've been Cage Tourney Gets Underway At New York NHVV YORK. Mar. H. illPt — Tlnrc of i.^sl yravVi opening round ''Mining Mil] make another rtuuii- Pi'ii^hin bid lonit'lil us Ilir nin National Invitational k-' ! l>:ill '['onrn.llllnil Iti'tX under way •it MiKll.-um Kqunro Garden before :i ,1'ltout rrouxi ul' some 1H.OOO [mi., 'Two o] the 11VI5 teams, Howling <ir»(Mi and lilwnle Island WUiie, "I'll In lln< firs! panic' 'Millc 1 the ililnl member. SI. .ruhn'.i University, plnys Wosl Virginia Uir n1f!liU'ni>. An nmiNiiiii hnttlc of oiMilers wjll lihblijilit the openlnt: Rame wllh !>nn nilfil. DnwIliiK Gicen'.s (i-fixil, 11-inrb pivot mini, who scored 'hflr third tournament appearance, liicludlnv. 11 tllli'-'.ilnnlni; perfor- mitiKv hi !!)•!;!, have a record ol H victories In ^'1 yamcs. 'I'lu- Urclmen (I'om .St. Johu'.s. \-li;. loilutis In Hi 0111 of 21 snirl, will rrlv ln'ii\ily on ocntiT Ihury lloy- knif. who scored MO ]ioln!s during lb[i season. The r«'si of tin* (uvatlonul's (tpcn- Ini; round will be clemvd up H;d- urd.iy \\lu-n nvo iii'Ws^Hiicru lo tin- meet. Ail/ona and syiacui-i 1 . mi-el Ki'iihii [;\ and Muld Wedgies—For Men I BOSTON IU.P.)—At last they! nri- here—wedjjlcs for men. On' display during "Victory Shoe Market week" were the 1940 ' stylus of mail; wedgies—open.-loed, opcn- borh'd, and cork-soled. Officials say tin: shoes were ile- MuiH'd "for comfort and style In h'l'.uie hours or for sportlni; use In warm \vealher." ^ PAGE FIVE Tough Day f»r Copir ' INDIANPOJJS <U.P.J—TJ>« police rorce had u baci day in Indianapolis recently wlieri two motorcycle cops were Injured, in traffic accidents In one day, Wllllajjn Cole collided with «n nutomublK and V(.relvccl minor Injuries, prin H. L'ox slde.swipcd an auto and was )ios|>Hiill/cd briefly. '•, : Hazel Parks . Armorel Mickey Russell . Sue Cassldy , Gloria Faught . Betty Dyer Eva M. Hubbard . Mary L. Kastcr . . Kntherinc Kastcr . Bobby Lucy . The Gosnell B swamped Ihc Clear pi'inls tills Ki'iisnn. pilled attains! Khiidc Island's K.rnle Cavi'i ly, 5- Ki'it. Hl-luch star. i- I alcons from Ohio. seeded -', will take the c-oiut un Ul tavnilu- on tbe busls of ttu' ictoili's in ill unines compar o Hluidi! • Inland's Ifl virlorles • nnlnsi two delrats. Sv. .lo\\n's, otdy Nrhnol over t< vln Iho lotirtiamenl two years run- liiiK. I'.in :inil 1!IM. Is a iu-oriti! lo dispose of Wosl Vlr- :i[ii:i. 'rhi! Moimtainorrs. making "One thing is sure, we are going o be .stronger than last year—much itronger. We have problems like ill the other clubs so onlv time will tell." Catching may be a trouble spot should Bill Dickey fail to come up lo his pre-war fouls. He will be :i!l June, but McCarthy is hoping lhat lie will have another year loft i which he can catch al'least. 7f games and be around the rest of the lime (o help the ynuiiK catchers. Aaron Hubinsmi, who looked well last season after being discharged from the Coast Gu.uil. Rei Sears, sun of Umpire 7J«:;v Se:m and Silveslri are available to relieve Dickey. One of the pleasant surprises h liic Yankee Iraiuini; llius fur In: been the line form of Jake Wad a left liander tin 1 Yankees acquired from the While Sox and why then went into service. Although litlle was expected of the "aging suuth- paw his present form indicates thql lie may win a place on the staff this year. Should Wade produce and Marilis Husso recover from his arm ailment McCarthy may gel all the pitching he needs. , /V\A/\/\/\A/\. A A 5 i F ' G G G G F boys completely Lake boys by a score of 34 to 0. Tile larger nnrt more experienced Gosnell boys had complete mnstery of the situation at nil times aiitt tb e Clear Lake youths had few opportunities to shoot at their basket. In si>ite of the fact that they were complete- Radio Service Refrigerator Service Frei Lawler Washer & Ironer Service Philip Fral Vacuum Cleaners. Fans. Irons and Small Appliances Rc- Baby jumper swings Baby walkers and strollers Pyrex glassware—household waxes and cleaner—cutlery. Phonograph records and accessories. Fans—attic, window, and table types. pedestal, Adams Appliance Co., Inc. J. VI. Adimi, M«r. Successors to Hardaway Appliance Co., Inc. Phone 2071 206-08 West Main FOR SALE! l(i Gal. Corrugated Steel Culverts in Lengths with Connect ing'Hands. They're Lighter than Concrete, Easier Install am! Will Last a Lifetime. Ifi" to CALL OR WRITE— LEE WILSON & CO. Phone 18 Wilson, Ark. NTERNATIONAL POULTRY Sfirf with well br«d chicti. 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