The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1938 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 24, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS a STIFF Former Blytheville Star Named Head Line Coach At L. S. u. , ;;> UNIVERSITY, La., ; Jan. ,23.—J. B. (Ears) Whitworth, head frash- man coach and chief scout at Louisiana State University for the past three years, yesterday was appointed head line coach by the t; 3. U. athletic council with the approval of Dr, James Monroe Smith, President of the University. Director of Athletics T. P. (Red) Heard, who recommended ' Whitworth's elevation to the athletic council, announced the appointment. Whitworth succeeds Dr Emerson.W. (Spike) Nelson, named head coach at Mississippi State College. Whltworth, former Alabama star Who played guard in the 1931 Rose Bowl game with Washington State, came to Louisiana State in 1935. Since then he has served as freshman coach, chief scout and varsity baseball coach. Head Coach Berule Moore, who Joined Heard !n recommending Whllworlh's appointment, expressed pleasure el hts selection. "J. B. Whitworth Is n very capable coach," Coach Moore said. "He has been at L. S. U. for the past three years and we've come to think the world of him. "There Is no doubt In anyone's mind about his ability to coach the line. He Is a fine lender, a hard worker and an intcntlve student of the game. I do not think that anyone needs to worry about L. S. U.'s line ,plas'. "We anticipated Spike's appolnt- 'ment to Mississippi State. We had therefore given, this careful consideration for the past two or three weeks find had come lo the conclusion that this would be a- very satisfactory move." Whttworth, who is married to the former Virginia Culvert, West Meets Englishman _ .— <vp*i immn i -n—-.» ' Floyd Byrd Ted Bell, the Englishman, meets a tough customer In agile Floyd Byrd tonight at the Legion arena Byrd, his slender build , knows how to dish out the roug stuff and is adept nt grip swapping as well. Monroe, La., known an Kiiuwn as "flying football scout" because of his flights to football- games to scout Louisiana State opponents Lt J p Pram, P n 0 ts him in ihe university-owned plane. The new Tiger coach Is 31 years old and a native of Blytheville Arkansas. Floyd Byrd, Ted Bell On Mat Program . The question of whether Eddie iMalone Is good enough to slop the hlglily touted Mike Nazerlan will be answered definitely when the I two lock horns In what should prove 'a great buttle at the Legion arena here tonight In the feature match on the weekly wrestling card. Malone has been a thoroughly good wrestler in every match In which he has appeared In the 'local ring. However, tonight's meeting will be against a man who apparently .lias class to burn and the story may be different when Hie final fall is determined. Of almost'equal Interest will be the match between Ted % Dell, the Englishman, and Ployd Byrd, that — bad ntau from •Birmingham. Byrd Is Mo.—steele Bulldogs i another Sliikey as far as his mat ,... * ve kept up that perfect tactlcs'are.concerned, and resorts to record this,season lost a double-j the rough stuff whenever he finds header to <the Bono, Ark., teams an opponent too good for him. Bell on the local court Friday night,' Is reputed lo be n pretty tough possibly the closest games played i fellow also and will need every bit here this season. The girls' score of his mat knowledge to repel Bj'rd Steele Cagers Drop Pair To Bono Club season. The girls' scor,. was 27-34 and the boys score was Bales, star forward oh the Steele boys' team, fouled out in the second period. He has been high point man game .this . Referee' Mike Mcroney Is scheduled to get the proceedings under way at 8 o'clock. Both matches are down for two out of three falls, 90 miniilc time limit. In ' practically every season, Burton, star |U1 g to them a short while ago on guard for the, Bulldogs, fouled out in the third quarter. Carman, 16 points, was steele high pointer and Hendrix, 18 points, was Bono's high pointer In the girls' game, while Funderburk, 8 points Steele high man and Gregsonand Co.v, each with 9 points, tied for the Marmaduke court. James Fowler, sturdy gunrd, sliot a long one from the center line Just a few seconds before the final whistle lo clinch Ihe victory for the Lions. Perhaps , the most surprising play of the evening was the remarkable onehand shooting of Lee Jay Blackwood, the Manila forward of • — —--- »• jjwunjo, \irru iui nigh honors on the Bono team. ord in the Pemlscot league and'ter^ Steele girls have lost only two | Blllinglon. of Marmaduke. lei in tne league. Out of coun- both teams by chalking up four games do not count In the teen points for the visitors wn league. Manila Wins Over Marmaduke, 37-36 MANILA, Ark. - The Manila Uons, Jast year's county champ«ns, defeated Marmaduke here Friday night by the close margin -if 37 to 36. It took an extra period for the locals to even up a two game series with Uie visitors, ios- llams of Manila was high point man for the Lions wllh 12 polnls Blytheville Negroes Beat Osceola Negroes The Harrison colored high school defeated the Osceola negro high school cagers In two games at the armory here Saturday night. The Blytheville .boys won, 35 21 and the Blytheville girls, 18 to The ;Dope Bucket By J, P. fritnt SUCCESS — The first annual Northeast Arkansas-Southeast, Missouri Golden Gloves tournament ms been Indelibly written Into the record books . . . From every anile—entry (1st, financial and al- .cndance—despite the fact that (lie weatherman saw fit to bestow il.s gifts, It was a glorious success , . . There' were approximately 10 entries, remarkable (or the first itUmpt . . . The coffers of the Clilckusnw Athletic Club were made richer by the project . . . The fans saw real sport In the raw . . Blylhevlllc' received untold amotmls of publicity and favorable recognition , , . Eight game and courageous youngsters, six of them from lilytlievlllc, one from Manila, and one from Holland, Mo., advanced a step farther to aina- lour fistic fame ... All aboard for Memphis, Nashville and other points! ... • » * BOUQUETS—No one person was responsible for ths efficient manner In which tlie meet was run 011 . . . But to Joe Craig, wlio acted as director for the Chlcka- saw Club and Courier News, cosponsors, goe.s a lion's share of t*ie credit . . .He worked tirelessly, night and day, without compensation, as did the others . . . Don Burton, "Shifty" Logan and Bert Stewart freely gave their time as referees . . . Jclf Roland, Hugh Harliert, Coach Joe Dlldy and A. V. Smith were the Judges, Fred Sallba, timer, Hlldred Smith a. second and handy Andy . . . Others to whom the s]>onsors are especially deeply Indebted are Samuel F Morris. Bill Pollard, Dixie Crawford, Max Logan, Jimmy Terry, and the Dull Cason American Legion Post which furnished the arena without profit and whose members generously assisted as ushers and In other capacities . . , To all who had a hand they .say, "Thanks n million!" . . . • # * YEARLY—After the din bnd died awny Early Maxwell, promotions editor of the Commercial Appeal wlilcli staged the Mid- South Golden Qloves, poured whipped cream on the whole affair with the announcement that Hits event would be a yearly feature and Blytbevllle was first choice as the site . . . Acting for the Chlckasaw A. C., Craig Jumped at the opportunity like n cat on the family pet canary ... A contract wilt be drawn up Monday when the boxing Instructor lakes hts team (o Memphis for the Tournament of Champions . . . Maxwell was elated over the prospects here ... He said Ihe local meet was by far much better thun any Jield In the Bluff City for' the first time . . . He even got out on a limb by saying he expected Blytheville to take r. place alongside of Memphis and the other larger cities . . . 'H would take some time to reach the stage of development but with the good start it wouldn't lake very long ... • * * FUNNY-There were many serious, exciting and' funny experiences during the tournament . But to tills alleged scribe 'the funniest Incident concerned Johnson Blackwell, younger brother of Gene, erstwhile Chick, star The mirth producing trice came in the second round of his semi-final bout with Afton Chenowith Chenowith had Blackwell backed up against the rapes and was not sparing the leather . . , During the exchange Buddy Terry set ofl hls flashlight camera Just as Chenowith let go with a hard right . . . Blinded from the flash Blackwell didn't know what had happened ... He thought he had "^n knocked, out . . . He stood sllll for several seconds . soon his 'vision returned to libn mid lucky for him his opponent did not take advantage ot the opportunity ... » » • PJlEDlCTfON. - You have the authority of "Shifty" Logon, nt one time a leading candidate for the lightweight championship, that Herr Max fichmellng will kiss the canvas for good in the fifth round of his forthcoming clash with Joe lyouls . . . Logan, who has seen all the leading heavyweights, rates ihc Brown Bomber as the best of the current lot ... "He Is smart and Is learning all the time- . . . Schmellng's 18 I month layoff Isn't going to help him Hits time ... He Isn't going •to smack the dusky Detroit*!- yvith (that celebrated right hand as he did before," "Shifty" predicts . But the Idol of Logan Is none other than the Monasa Mauler, Jack Dempscy ... lie has seen every fight Dcmpsey had . . . Also liked Gene Tunney, Harry Greb, Mickey Walker . . . Shifty called his Eliot In Friday's fight between Farr and Braddock ... He slated In a radio Interview that he believed that Utaddock had too much for the Welshman and probably would beat him on points over the roule . . . That is exactly what.hap- pened ... A Mcmphlan, Logan's bid for fame was against Jack Zlvlc ... It was a draw . . LOE<m Is .seeking a heavyweight for Dcmpsey . . . Always scouls the slinon-pures, lienco his trip here ... He made himself useful In the dressing room, taping I hands, etc. . . . Added color to .he bouts as the third man Was always a sort of & clown Hut he also could fight STRIPPED — The Blylhevllle Ihlckasaw football ranks were stripped for the fourth time Sat- .irday when James Burton, Steele, Mo., youth left for Starkvllle,' Miss., to enroll at.Ole Miss , uloyd "Toar" Wise, James "Bab" Roberts, and LeRoy "Bronco" Brown accompanied Coaches 'Red" Drew and "Happy" Camp- Jell back to Tuscaloosa to enter •lie University of Alabama . Hlldred "Buster" Bunch is ticketed to Virginia Military Institute to join Carney Lasllc and Byron The Ripper" Walker, but will not enroll until fall since they do not :ake mid-term students jiapevine telegraphy lias it that bonier "Ho" Bcsharse, Alfred "Slick" Meredith and Calvin 'Hickernut Head" Moody are future 'Bamaltes . . MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 1938 The largest soap consumption Jer capita of any country in the world Is that of Holland. The Jnltcd states is second, followed 'Y Denmark, Belgium, France England, Germany. Hungary, Italy Austria, Soviet Russia, Poland Jugo-Slavia, and China, hi that order. BOWL FOR FUN.... FOR SPORT Bring Your Party ALL WILL HAVE FUN Sudbury's Playhouse WRESTLING MONDAY NIGHT, 8 O'CLOCK Mike Nazerian vs. Eddie Malone Ted Bell vs. Floyd Byrd American Legion Arena, North Second St. Let Us Make YOUR Car Look and Run LIKE NEW BODY and FENDER Repairing REMEMBER . . . Our Work Is GUARANTEED PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Walnut Phone 810 ArmorelAnd Chicks Will Play Tonight BY 3. f. FRIEND Loctil athletes linve & full spoils cnleiidar for (lie coming week. Three basketball games featuring the Blyttievlllc high school Cliick- asaws, and an InUv-clty boxing match arc scheduled over a' five day period. Coach Joe Dlldy's giant Mnroon and White tasketeers are slata! with Armoiel tonight at the national guard armory for their only home appearance. They go to Luxora Tuesday night for an engagement with Coach Marvin "Soak" Sanderson's fine crew. Friday they will be Die guests of simwnee at Joiner, It will he the first clashes of the current season between the teams. Herman Ilorton brings his revenge seklng Jonesboro amateur mitt sllngers to the American Legion arena, Thursday night, for a return engagement with the Chlckasaw Athletic Club boxing team. In their first meeting Instructor Joe Craig's crew won by a 3-1 count, with one bmit even. The Chicks Saturday night, dropped tlielr first game of Hie new campaign, losing to Die .strong Monette Buffaloes, by a score of 43-35, Dan Warrlngton, Maroon forward, paced the locals with'18 points. Read the Courier News want ads. Cooler and Wardell Teams Divide Games teunn; JCcp Kavanaugh and Bcrnte Dumas, L. S. V.: Wear Sclioonovc-r, Jim Benton, Hay Hamilton of the University of Arkansas. Roberts and Phillips are two of the best offensive ends ever developed In Arkansas. "Roberts stands six feet and weighs 1H5 'pounds. Ho is very fast, i'.nd carries (lie ball with a. great deal of effective])?.?;. In 11 gaiiM." against Hope, Ark., he ran for three touchdown* to help liis team to a 27-0 victory. He plans to enter Alabama where end-around BV J. P. FRTENn plays are popular and used often James "Bab" Roberts, Chlckasaw!by Frank Thomas stop (itlilcte, who left Saturday for 1 "The other t'n'd, Bill Phillips, 'I'uscaloosa, Al,n. r to enter the Unl-jstands (i i<>et 3 Indies and weighs versity of Alabama, was named at 1117 pounds. He works on both ends left end on the annual all Mid-'of passes. He i-, an adept receiver South high school football team. ' ' The selections were made by Dr. B. E. Spencer, of Sterlington. La., a close follower of Southern prep Local Grkldor Chosen On Mid-Soulh Sol c c t i o n Made Annually school football. The team, the second to chosen by the eminent Loulslnn.1 dentist, is composed of six from Texas, two each from Arkansas and Louisiana and one from Louisiana, only Mississippi falling to place on the Fust team. Arkansas, for the second time, produced both ends—Bill Phillips Pine Bluff and Roberts. Comment- anil Is very good at liiruwinu Ion;; passes. He completed a record pass for 78 yards in practice. Ills record in a Enme was made in 1935 against Scottsboro, Ala. It wits be fe'«x! for 58 yards. Centenary or State choices. COOTER, Mo.—Cooler Wildcats nnd the Wardell Jaybirds divided honors on th local court Friday night. The Cooler girls won by a score of 43-30 and Ihe Wardell boys won by a score of 15-31 . Mlchie, "Cooler girl, was high pointer with 31 points. Atwood was high for Wardell with 15 points. In the boys' game M, Seller. 13 point,?, w as high man for Wardell while RidUick was high for Cooler with six points. Nichols, Cooler guard, was outstanding player in the girls division. Burroughs of steele was referee. x Cooler boys play Bragg City here Tuesday night and they hnve a double header with steele Fri- ing on the Womlci Dr- Spencer said: "Arkansas has long been a hot bed for high class ends—to name a few—Jerry Unlrymplc. Haynes urn! Weiwel. or Tnlane; Don Hutson and Unywoocl Sanford, Ala- JRITZfc Everything for your enter tainment and comfort. Alabama will land "Slinging Bill." Hoffman, and McComiell, end find tackle respectively, both from Little Rock, made the second team. Stone, giant Hope tackle, \vns included on the third eleven. Hyron "The Hipper" Walker, Blytbevillc's slur fullback last year, was honored on Dr. Spencer's first choice in 1830. Drs. Wert & Werl OPTOMETRISTS Over Joe Isaacs' Store "WE MAKE 'EM SEE" Phone 1 ' 640 SUPERIOR COAL CO. 700-TEI-EPHONE— 70ft Not Just Coal-— Superior Coal Washed and Oust Treated Coals SATISFACTION GUARANTEED «llcat for Half With Coal" We Sell COAI, STOKERS Also SAND and GRAVEL Bank Days apply On Everything; We Sell BELOW IS LISTED SOME OP OUR LEADING COALS ITon i/jTon 56.50 $3.40 Superior Washed Kgg Washed and Dust Treated HOME COMF<mT WEL S M "Made Us Famous" S U P11 E M E Clean ALABAMA MEDIUM LUMP bumtnr-ll|(t 0 nsh . Tho Ri c l, man . s coal nt Poorman 1 , p t | ca . 6.85 8.50 3.60 •J.-IO We Sell the Best STOKER Coal and Arkansas SUPERIOR Smokeless Plus Sales Tax Bank Days Do Not Apply on Less Than % Ton Last Times Today Miss Grace Moore in I'll Take Romance with Mcivyn Douglas and Stuart Envin Also Paramount News & Caiionii 1'liis Cliarlcy McCarthy in "Free <1»<1 Easy" «i(li Edgar Kergen. Admission Matinee lOc X' 2Gc Admission Night ICc & SGt TUESDAY WHAT HIDDEN TERROR LIES BEHIND THAT DOOR? asssesss Also selected shorts Admission Matinee lOc & 2Gc 'Admission Night ICc * Me Com in £ Soon: HURRICANE EVERY DAY'S A HOLIDAY BUCCANEER HAPPY LANDING S'l'AOK IK)Oil MANTS'I-QIILV I-.VEKYBODV SING ROXY Admission Always lOo & 26c Show every night. Madrid's Fr/' flay, Saturday & Sunday Only. Friday i Sunday Mallnecs star) 2: '5 p.m. Saliirrtay Coitinuous shonliijr from I (o II: VI p.m. Nijhl shows slart G:45 p.n|. Last Times Today Change of Heart with Gloria Stuart & Michael Whalcn Also Fo\- \cws & Comedy Tue. - Wed. - Thur, PAL NIGHTS! 2adulls admitted for (lie price of 1 2 children .idmitlcd for prlrc of 1 Living On Love with James Dunn & Whitney Konrne A flfli'cMfui coincily romance One medical authority contends that the i;ivwt|i of children lakes place entirely when they are asleep. Hayti Beats Holland In Games Friday Niffl&i • HOLLAND, Mo.—Holland lost a>' double-header to the fast Haytl' teams at lliiyti Friday night, the 1 tey.s' score being 35-12 but Ihci Kh'ls score- was close. Hayti win-;' 1 ning by only n few points, t Holland plays Steele at. Holland * Tuesday nlclit and will go to Wardell tor u double liradcr Friday night. Read Courier News Want Ads. Hubert Utley's Service Station and Cafe All leading BnimJs at B*IY\ Whiskey, Wine, Oins ' .f Ami C'onllals DEALER IN Coal — Hay — & _ Grains I.LU'S CO (US ISJic TAX I'AIIJ CIOAKETi'KS 2 ]>k. 25c or 51.15 per Carton 24 Hour Service U.W, CJ, HOLLAND, MO. Your telephone is seldom out of order now. because... telephone management said.., 'OUR IS TELEPHONE TROUBLES The men who bond the telephone company havealivaya believed even good service can be belter. Their nim lias boon better and better service at low cost lo the user. One result is that today your telephone almost never needs repairs. In 19S6, there were 13 report* of telephone double a month for eveiy 100 lelepSonet in Ifie Southwest. Loit year there were only 6 report! for every 100, SOUTHWESTERN BEU TELEPHONE COMPANY :v

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