The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 3, 1938 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 3, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS IN UE-UP US CALLED STRIKE Tipton, Mosley and Blackwell Appear In Rose Bowl Saturday All three of Blytheville's representatives on Alabama's Crimson Tide saw service in the Tide's losing battle against California's Golden Bears In the Pasadena Hose Bowl Saturday afternoon. .California, the favorite, won 13 •to 0. Jim Tipton, senior tackle from : Blytheville, was In the opening JIne-up when the Tide took the field and Herschel Mosley, sophomore triple threat back, played 'probably over n longer period than he had in any KIHIC during the regular sewjn. Gfi:? Dlackivell, fKphomore end, taw service In •belli Ihe firs', and second halves of the game. Mosley, put as unexpectedly and completely "on (he spot" as \vas -ever a sophomore In Ros': Dov.l 'pie-game publicity, made two costly fumbles, one ns tli» Tide seemed almost certnlr to score cjrly in the fourth quarter, on tlie Bears' three-yard line. While Mosley's fumbled ca'.c'i .if a punt was recovered l>y California on lit- own 37-yard line and stalled the Bears on their first touchdown parade, It would seem that n:iy team that could stage a sustained OS-yard touchdown drive reserved its score. It was the first do!MIS for Ala- t'lma in five Rose Ucv.'i games. Other New Year's Day game results Sensational Substitute Rice 22, Colorado 14, at Dallas. .This was undoubtedly the most ^sensational of Ihe Ne« Years Day games. Colorado took a 14-polnt lead due to sensational playing of 1 Whlzzer White All-America .back, only for Rice lo smash Its .way back and well out In front, led by Us sensallonal sophomore "subslilule" Ernie Lain, Santa Clnra 6, Louisiana State University 0. at New Orleans. U was a tough game for L. S. VJ. :to lose but the Broncos seenwd to have the ability to rise to '.lie occasion by staving off desperate Tiger sallies right up to the goa • line. The Tigers were sharp favorites to win. Auburn 6, Michigan State 0, al Miami. Auburn's Plainsmen savec the Southeastern conference fron a complete whitewashing Uy conquering the .stalwart Michlgar State eleven. It was the Plainsmen's second team that. , scored against the Spartans. Michigan State was limited to two • flrsl downs by a very rugged Aubun defense. Sloan Stands. Out West Virginia 7, Texas Tech 6 at El Paso. A recovered' fumbl on the three-yard line gave Wes .Virginia .the .break it needed ti beat w the Texas eleven. Fran there the Mountaineers carricc the ball over and then coiwerlei the .most important extra point Then they liimg on for dear Hie East o. West 0, all-star game ,-San Francisco. The Arknnsa 'Porkers' passing ace, Dwight Slo.ii made 59,000 spectators sit up am take notice as he slocxl out ii the Westerners' backfleld wit! his" sharpshooting passing to El , mer Dohrnmnnn, Nebraska end 5, The Westerners were underdo, J but held their own and had l\i .}, field goal opportunities Ihey con) fi not cash in on. University of Washington 5 University of Hawaii 13 at Hono lulu. Washington went to Hono lulu for the trip and enjoyed th scenery. The Island eleven wasn expected to beat even a six-ma Washington team. Everything supposedly was sweet and lovely when Lefty Gomez of the New York Yankees, nnd his wile, June O'Dea, former Follies star, staged this little celebration after the world series last tall, but now the star southpaw is reported in Mexico seeking a divorce. BRIGHTER TEH Towering Texan To Start Season With Arm In Normal Shape NEW YORK (Ul')-Slx feel, five-Inches of lean, fann-har.l- cned muscle and a rigbl arm that can whip a bull over ihe plale <U almost every throw, Is the combination that made Texas Monty Etrallon the ranking righthander of l)>o Chicago White Sox pitching staff and third best in Hie American League in 1931. And to be placed first among righthanders in the Jimmy Dykes' entourage Is no mean distinction. Vcnion Kennedy nnd Johnny Whitehead, Iwo lop-noleli pitchers, were slur freshmen on the Wlille Sox of 1935. Kennedy won 21 lo pace the club In 193(i nnd counted 14 winners last season. Whlleheud won 11. Straiten appeared In 22 games MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 1938 The FLAPPER FANNY By Sylvia i c«p«. mterirMscBMr. ixt.Y.u. me. u. s.fArwr. — BY HAKItV C1KAYSON Sports Editor, NKA Service DAU,AS, Jan. 3.—The Southwest Conference plays « longer schedule (linn any other collegiate circuit In ! 'the land, and with Its two bowl games, Texas gets a full share of football, and llieii some, but don't suspect Hint Interest diminished In the slightest. When the excitement, of Jltce's meeting with Whtor White and Colorado fn Dallas' Cotton Bowl and West Virginia's engagement with Texas Tech In El Paso's Sun Bowl subsides, the entire LOJIC State State will be looking forward to.sprlng practice, mid I don't mean the baseball variety. I/ook over the rosters of a lot of the tojHjntch football (enins of the last dozen years and you'll find that Texas has furnished as much talent to out-of-slale football-emphasis colleges as any oiler com- inoiuveaHh. Bo McMIUIn and several other sparkling members of the teams that brought fame to little Centre College of Kentucky some years back, mistered from Fort Worth. last year, won 15 and lost 6 to Texas shipped Christy Flanagan finish third in American League to Noire Dame; Jack Buckler, pitching ivmklngji. His longest winning strenk was seven. He nc- connted for/ live shutouts, blanking the A's twice, mid the Bro\vns, Indians and Red Sox once. Born on Texas Farm Stratton was born May 21. 1913, on a ftirm In Celeste, Tex. Ills imon Pure Glove Slingers To Make Debut Here Jan. 13 By S. I'. FRIEND Blytheville's amateur boxers will lake their first public appearance Thursday uight, January 13, In n Inlra-clul) affair, Coach Joe raig announced loriay. Just where the matches will be eld hns not been determined but is likely that they will be taged a I Ihe American Legion arena, Crnig snlri. The Legion has lot acted upon the application of he Chickasnw Athletic Club, nn- ter whose sponsorship the slmoii ourcs will v.-ork. but it Is believed lint permission will be granted Letters have been mailed to Jonesboro. Kemictt, Canithersvllle Monk Meyer, and B»<1 Sprngue to Army; Cecil Isbell to Purdue, etc. Old and new, the list of Texas- bred All-Americas and near All- Americas who scintillated for non- Texas institutions is lon<r. Check the Southwest Conference's out-of-confcrcnce games for father died nud Monty had to help 1 I" 6 P"sl 10 years, nnd you will with the farm chows. He found ittle time for school but was nl-| ways on hand Jor the school Ijnsc- L'all game. He' played any position lhat was open but was recruited for a pitching Joli one day and his performance sent the opposition home talking to themselves. After tlmt, tots of Monty's time began to be spent on semi-pro diamonds and he was subsequently offered a Job in the Red River Valley League in 1933. He was a sensation from the start and ,was soon approached by a While Sox SCO III. Aflcr signing a contract lie was sent to Galveston Jti the Texas League In 1934. He continued his good work there and was moved up to Chicago late in the year. Ho was found lacking in experience nnd was farmed to Omaha whore he won 9 nnd lost 11 Sent to St. Paul Jimmy Dykes took the gangling young rookie, who was - getting belter every dny, to the White Sox spring training camp In 1935 But after an impressive training IBPC Glrni'deaii, and Poplar niulf'i session, tlie first of n series of >eek|ng matches and the sclwd- ,i!e 'Is expected to be completed won. . Requests were marie for! lome-nnd-home contracts. A recent dispatch • from Jonesboro in- dtrated that the Hurricane team will accept the Chickosaw invl- h allon and tl:cy will probably lis the first opponents. Headed ,.by..,fames "Bab" Roberts, rootliain'star, and ; the .-Commercial Appeal Golden Glove light heavyweight champion, seven have already reported and have been ivnrking. regularly. They Include: Curl Hughes and Alvlii "Man Mountain" Justice, heavies; Roberts. Leon Stafford and P. T. Haney, middleweight^. Herb Childs. Injuries started to plague him. He suffered a severe "charlcy- horse" nnd had to be farmed out to St. Paul where he won 18 am lest 0. Dykes recalled him for the last month of the season. Ho started five games, won one ant lost two. In 1936 he had lo be opera!e< on .twice, once. for appendicitis nnd once for removal of tonsils He didn't get started until lute ii the season and appeared in II games as a starting pitcher. Hi won five and dropped seven. It wasn't mm: last season llw Stralon really got going. "Why ilon'i you make it'International' Swmgstcrs? Don't you ever expect to play (or anything except neighborhood dances?" Ind the balance considerably In its "nvor. And Ihe Southwest is composed of six school's from the one state. and just one from another, Arkan- is. ' Belter System Than St. Louis Cardinals' , As for balance, it is seldom Indeed that the Southwest Conference winner boasts a clenn blackboard, and it Is not seldom that cellar teams knock off the top flighters. There are few runaway scores in the cattle country. The University of Tcxns held a very leflnlte bottom spot this fall, but never was beaten by more than,two touchdowns. There must be some reasons for all this, and one of the Texas Interscholnslic League. Tills loop, which keeps high school football going at fever iient until Christmas week, is split up into 16 Class A districts, with enrollment of 500 or more; 32 Class B districts, and 21 class C districts. At the conclusion of the regular season, playoffs begin, and then there are district champions, regional champions, and finally stale champions. Grade school kids imagine themselves in the roles of high school wonders. High school youngsters cat, sleep, and constantly give mouth to opinions about plays and players featured in playoffs. Semi-finals and finals are witnessed by great crowds. A few years ago, a final game was witnessed by 48.000 persons, n mammoth turn- mil, for any southwest event. Texas llish Schools Turn Out Polished Players High school boys obhiin plenty of llic most valuable kind of experi- many It's Tackier Vs. Kicker Tonight On Mai Program It will be flying tackles against body kicks when Sid Marcus goes In tlie ring ngalnst Charles Sinkey oulght nt the American Legion arena on the weekly wrestling «1. The most effective weapon of he New Yorker is Ihe flying tackle, vliicli lie uses In practically all of lis encounters. Sinkey is great on locly kicks, and has been known to •lip a couple of pounds of lead In- ilde his shoe to make them more inprcsslve. At any rale Ihe malch mould be full of action and one .hat will keep the vlngsiders on :dge, In another interesting match Roy iVoIch Is scheduled to meet "The Bat", whose real name is Freddie Oipfcr of Kansas city. The latler s about as rough as any performer to show here and Welch will need all his mat skill lo win over the .mmnskcd marvel. about the first week In August, he games under Tire. Olher states 1mvp NOTICE OF COSnnSSIONER'S SALE hereby given lhat Ihe undersigned, ns Commissioner of the Chancery Court of the Chlck- asawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, acting under authority of a decree rendered December 4, 1937, In a cause wherein Home Owners Loan Corporation was plaintiff and Waller Davis, etal, v,ere defendants, will, at the door of the court house In , Blytheville, on January 31, 193B, _ offer for sale to the highest and best bidder upon a credit of three months, the following described property located In the Chlckn- sawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, to-wif. Lot Fifteen (15) of the Subdivision of Lots Four (4), Five (5), Six (6) and Seven <7), of Block "J", of Smith's Addition to the Town of Leachvllle, more particularly described, as follows: beginning 80 feet south of the northwest corner of Tract 6, Block "J", Smith's .Addition; thence south 65 feet, thence east 210 feet, thence north 65 feet, thence west 210 feet to'the point of beginning, being situated In the town of Leachvllle, Mississippi County, Arkansas. ' The purchaser will be required to exfcute bond with approved Eecurily and a lien will be retain• ed upon the .property until the purchase price is paid. WITNESS my land ta such Commissioner this 30 day of December, 1931. A, F, SMITH, ' Commissioner. ^ 8h»n« & Fendler, v. T Solicitor* for Plaintiff, 3-10-17 i Roberts is expected to defend his title In the tournament nt Memphis, Jon. 31-Feb. 3. He has j been changed a little and should | make him more effective. There may be others who will enter. Craig lias been named by Early Maxwell, promollons editor of (lie Commercial Appeal, to the board. record that day by driving in 12 runs in the opening inning to break by one the old mark set by the Boston Red Sox In 1933. Stratton counted his 15th victory of the year on the last day of the season he beat (he Browns. 7-2. allowing six hits In ---.— partially explain why. Athletics 16-0. Tlie A's crnckcd a early '20s, when the playoffs began many a freshman coach the country over has smiled a beam or two when he found that his Texas higl- school graduate already was a fairly well polished player, used to the ball, pressure, and crowds. This also may to some extent ex plain why, in his first year as Steele Takes Pair of Games from Braggadocio STEELE. Mo., Jan. 3.—Tlie Steele high school Bulldogs won another double header Friday night by-de- fealing Braggadocio on the Steele court. The Steele boys won, 36 lo 20 and the girls, 33 lo 32. Both Steele teams have jierfect records so far this season, having ivon every game they linve played in the league, two outside games and an alumni game, making [otal of nine victories. Carmen was the high scorer in Friday's girls' game with 25 points and Bates of Slecle was high point man in the boys' game with 10 polnls. Aliiridi Toil Trencherman FORT WORTH. Jan. 3. — Texas Christian footbnll players voted Ki Aldrlcli Ihe ;nost ••artistic" eater on the squad, declaring that every hotel at which the Horned Frogs stopped, lost money on the center's meals. Con tinned Jrom mpp 1 $03,000.000,000 to $68,000,000,000 since 1932. "Our goal, or objective is to raise it to $90.000,000.000 or $100,000.000,000. tlie president said, explaining that \vngc and houra legislation was merely lo raise Incomes of the lowest paid groups and that other upward adjustments would flow from collective bargaining." Mr. Roosevelt's message was rebuke, without naming them, to southern democrats who junked the special session wage und houii, bill. While asserting that some American farm families live ou a level of peasantry Mr. Roosevelt likewise challenged income of industrial wage earners, saying communities with pitifully low living standards exist in all parts of the country. He continued: ." who represent such areas in every part of the country do Iheir constituents ill service by blocking efforts to raise their income, their property values and therefore their whole scale of living." himself and nil other owners of real estate situated within the Ulytheville Road Improvement District No. 5 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on the 31 day of January, 1938, will file with the County Court for the Chlckasaivba District of Mississippi County, Ar- kniibiis. a petition signed by-the owners of fifty-ono per cenl (51%) or more, in .assessed value, as shown by the assessment banks .of said County, of the real esUle in the district, petitioning said Comity Court to enter on order directing the Board of Commissioners of said district to ellcct the refunding of Ihe present outstanding bonded indebtedness of said district amounting to $29,- OCO.CO, and to prescribe the terms and conditions under which said indebtedness shall l)e refunded. Given this 21 day of December, 1937. C. P. TUCKEIl. 27-3-10-17j NOTICE OF INTENTION* TO I'll.H A FKTJT1ON KOlt TIIK KKFUNHINO OF THE INDEBTEDNESS OF liLYTIIEVll.l.H MAINTENANCU DISTRICT NO. f>. OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AKKANSAS. Notice Is hereby given that tlie undersigned, for ami on behalf of] himself and all other owners of real estate situated within the Blytheville Road Maintenance District No. 5 of Mississippi County, kansas. on (lie 31 day of January, 1938, will file with the County Coul for the Chlckusawba District of Mississippi Comity, Arkansas, a petition signed by ihe owners of fifty-one per cent (51%) or more, in assessed value, as shown by the assessment books of said County, of the real estale in Ihe district, petitioning said County Court to enter an order directing the Board of Commissioner!) of said district to effect Hie refunding of the present outstanding bonded Indebtedness nf said district amounting to $84- 000.00, nnd to prescribe the tcr>n* mid conditions under which said indebtedness shall be refunded. ^ Given this 27 day of Dec., 193^!T C. F. TUCKER. 27-3-10-17 OUR SERVICE Is Your PROTECTION! And It Costs You Nothing LET US TEST YOUR Brakes.. . . Lights . .. Battery . . . Wheel Alignment Your car will not.only perform better during the winter months, but you will have the assurance of driving a ear that is safe. You need this service NOW! Ford Anti-Freeze Prestone Winter Lubricants PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Walnut rhone 810 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO FILE A PETITION' FOR THE KEFUiVIIING OF THE INDEBTEDNESS OF 11I,YTHEVIU.E KOAD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 5, OF illlSSISSi?- I'l COUNTY, AKKANSAS. Notice is hereby given thai the liiKler.signed, for and on behalf o! PRESCRIPTIONS ARE OUR SPECIALTY A- Phone 141 ^ FOWLER DRUG STORE the three Innings he worked. professional. Samuel Baugh of Tex This spring with his arm cured as Christian eslabllshcd himself as Hubert, Laslie Are Blytheville Visitors Today -•• . 1 Carney Graham Laslie, head ootball coach of the Blytheville Chlckasaws through three highly successful seasons Uhe chicks lost but one game), now assistant coach at Virginia Military Instilulc at Lexington, and his chief, Allison (Pooley) Hubert, head coach « V. M. I., are visitors here today. Byron "Ripper" Walker.'all-state and all-southern center and full- sack of the 1936 chtckasaws. the last Laslie coached team here, is a freshman al V. M. I. Read Courier News Want Ads. QUALITY FOODS MEATS GROCERIES We pay highest prices on poultry at all times. 5 SAVB MONEY AT GAMES MKT. 118 W. Main Phone 93 nd his natural control restorad, itratton appears to be headed for ilgher pitching honors and a real pot in baseball's ibncliglit. An oyster lays about 16,000,000 ggs, on an average. the greatest passer and one of the flncsl all-round backs the sport lias ever known. Lawyers and clergymen have the best prospect of living to a great age in Great Britain, according to statistics. ZERONE ANTI-FKEEZE HEATERS 507 Ward Caruthcrsville Trade with us regularly and ftl FREE GIFTS! ARIAN AUTO PARTS MOTOR Oil. DEFROSTERS BATTERIES 128 E. Main Bljtlievillc WRESTLING MONDAY NIGHT,- 8 O'CLOCK Sid Marcus vs. Charles Sinkey Roy Welch vs. The Bat AMERICAN LEGION ARENA BOWLING Blytheville's Newest ENTERTAINMENT Ladies Reducing Is A Pleasure When You Bowl Sudbury's Playhouse NOW OPEN In Our New Location We have just moved from our former location ou the corner of Main and Fifth Streets and our office and sales room is now open at our new place in the Giencoe Hotel Building on South Second Street. PRIGIDAIRE ELECTRIC REFRIGERATORS MAYTAG WASHING MACHINES WESTINGHOUSE RANGES GRUNOW RADIOS AMERICAN SUN FLAME OIL HEATERS BLYTHEVILLE APPLIANCE COMPANY (Formerly E. R. Gee Sales Co.) R. J. Martinctti Phone 67 LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. Dealers For G.M.C Trucks and Trailers Offers A New and Modern Auto Repair Shop WK CAN MEET EVERY AUTOMOBILE Including - - BODY, FENDER REPAIRS WELDING LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. Oldsmobile and G. M, C. Trucks Sales and Service 307 E. MAIN ST. PHONE 329 Hubert Utley's Service Station and Cafe 24 HOUR SERVICE Phillips 101 Tax "66" Gas 1«>2C Paid All Leading Brands of Beer, Uqaor, Wine, Gin and Cordials. Cigarettes, 2 Pkgs. 25c, $1.15 Carton Highway 61—Holland, Mo. ARKANSAS & MISSOURI FARM & CITY , LOANS Low Interest Rates Easy Payments-Long Terms Fastest closing service of any mortgage loan company doing business in these states. FLORIDA BROS. & CO. Life Insurance - - Fire Insurance Investment Securities \ OSCEOLA, ARK.

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