The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 19, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 19, 1948
Page 7
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FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 1948 BLYTHKV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Dodger Rookie Missco to Have Pheasant Crop Wildlife Association Introduces Gam* Bird Into County Formal introduction of pheasants Into Mississippi County was completed yesterday with the distribution of 225 of the »ame birds amon? the group of sporumion and planters that recently purchased them. it was announced today by B .F. Borjdon of Dlythevillo, secretary of the Mississippi County wtldHIe A.S- ! Eociation. ( The pheasants arrived here yes- f terday from Greenwood. Del., where they were purchased, Mr. Brogdon stated. The birds were distributed in lots of six to 4o to be planted in various sections of the country. The pheasants are being introduced into this county by the County Wildlife Association, he stated, in a effort to establish them here as a same bird. The Association has recently completed a shirty oi pheasants living habits, he said, and it is believed that the birds can thrive as well in the soy-bean producing areas of the county is they do in the corn producing see- 1 fions of Nebraska, the Dakotas, an:l Kansas. Htintin? Allowed in 5 Years Mr. Brogcion stated that a close study would be made of the birds j during the first few years to de- i lermine how well they ncclimale themselves to their new environment. If the pheasants thrive well, hunting will be allowed in approximately five years, he said. The birds were distributed over wide sections of the county and in two spots in Southeast Missouri, i las t year. Ward is Memphis Chicks Tackle Kansas City {Kentucky Holy I ^4\*+\J* UtoAfr PI* I|*«*JA| •*!*««• T*«»%**« V*S\Uf .^ . < Today; Meet Philadelphia Tomorrow FORT PIERCE, Fla., March 13. + — (UP)—The Memphis Chicks, rested from ?. day off yesterday, were ready today for their second exhibition game here with the Kansas . City Blues of the American Associ- [Cage Tilts at Gosnell ation. • ' Memphis Manager Jack Onslow yesterday expressed satisfaction with the way his pitching staff .s Miauing up. But he was worritil about wcaknes-ses In his caichin; staff. And his infield was far from rounding out as short-stop Freddie Hancock and second baseman Bint o failed to show up at camp. Red Cross to Benefit From Two Independent The Oosncll Red Cro.« financial drive will benefit from Cross Move to NCAA Finals NEW YORK. March 19. (UP) — Holy Cross' defending clmmpUm Crusaders faced (he hazardous pros- Western N.C.A.A. Tourney Enters Semi-Final Ploy KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 19 (UP)—The emphasis was on oM- fusiilor.ed possession basketball as four track collegiate quintets prepared to clash tonight In the Western scml-flnal round of the N.C.A.A. The first game, which is whodul- ed to gel underway at 8 o'clock, will be between two lilythevlllc The Chicks meet the Philadelphia I tennis, the Hays Orocers and the Athletics at West Palm Beach to- Loy Etch Molormpti, nnrt Dip second type of play thru has come to the t>l»»1-lll.-> <L\ t^u£l I mill UVilvll %\»- i morrow, ar.d Tuesday they play I then first game with Palm Beach o! the Florida International League. at Palm Beach. to be itlnycd one hour later, will pit Wakefield of Hlvtlirvillr HRalnst- the Caritthersville Indcp-jn. dents. Although (he New Enslanders . -- ,,-.,- . . - - -— Iwk.-d brilliant In their 63 to <5 f °' e '" Ulls »"tton In the wake of victory over Michigan's Big Nine | "" Ix^nnUU successes enjoyed by | All proceeds from the GREE.NVILLE, Miss., March 13. ; Bo to "(he aosiicli"h<>d Cross drive. (UP! — It was all even today between the Regulars and the Yannigans of Hie Rock Travelers, after the I LUC U'Llll' J\OvJt 1 1 ilveJl-i^, H1LM in'. I Yaimlgiins took a 2-1 decision in a regulation nine-inning practice tilt rtstcrda". Wedncsdaj the regulars scored a .'ictory in ft similar game. In yesterday's game, Yannigan shortstop Mariono shone at the iihue with two singles and a dou- le. Manager Jack Saltsgavcr said hiy on his squad has been so even that he will not cut the squad tills week. Purchasers placed the pheasants in specific spots where sufficient cover and feeding lias been arranged. Sections where the birds will be planted and names of their purchasers are as follows: Plootiway area Suuth of Manila •—40 birds, purchased by O. R. Belford. Ed Mitchell, Arthur Hogan, E. H. Hogan and G. I. Byrd. Ijittle River area 30 birds, purchased by Roy Veach.'Sam Pincher. Russell Gill, Charles Hose, and T. N. t Bennett. Shady Lane area—28 birds, pur- ' ^"- /->a? , a Manager Leo Duiochei- says he wouldn't swap Pres Ward, above, for throe Earl Torgc- sons, who was the Braves' sen- sntional rookie first baseman up from batting Pueblo with a .325 average. Hoys, Cardwell jCagers to Finals Of Tourney Here The Hays Grocers of Blytlieville and the Cardwell, Mo., Independents advanced to the finals of the Mis- chased by E. S. Mullins, H. B. Shea- sissippi County Invitational basket- rin. Charley Lutes, Ira Koonce and Malconi Koonce. Byruin Farm Gets 22 Fuu'. ISyrum Fnvivi—22 birds, purchased by Paul Byrmn, Roy "M-> MOBILB. Ala., March 19. (UP) — The pitching corps of the Mobile Bears had today left to get in some early training exercises before the rest ol the squad reports here tomorrow. , The liurlers went Ihrough exercises ycsteiday to get ready for regular mound duty. Charles Noonan. young right-hander. Injured a knee but was not benched. Golfdom's Top Money Men Start $10,000 Meet litleholders last night, the Wildcats appeared even more superlative In their 76 to 53 rout of Columbia in the semi-flniils. Holy Cross grappled at close Quarters with Michigan throughout most I of the firsi half, even falling behind once at 21 to 16, but rccovcrdd quickly to gain a 34 to 37 lead at half lime. The Wolverines fell apart in the second half, however, and were buried beneath a rain of bas. l;ets. j The rampaging Wildcats made Ihe GREENSliOHO. N. O.. Mav. 19.— j Upiis look liVe kittens us they toyed (UPI—Most or golfdom's top mo- j with them for the first 12 minutes of the opening session and then disposal of llicm with ferocity Unit made the crowd of 18,-m shudder. ney men and a sprinkling ol nmu- tuers vvece ready for a cut at the honors In today's opening found of Ihe $10,000 Greater Ciiecnsboro open. A field of 1«5 wns expected to to compete over the first 18 holes oi the fi,120 yard, par 70 course today. Long-driving Sam Snead of Hot the teams of Oklahoma A. and M.t Coach Hank Iba, the father of the slowdown in the MlrtWetl. In fact, one of the favorites In tonight's o|K.'nlng round. Kansas State, BOt Into the playoffs by beut- liig Iba's Aggies earlier in llic week at their own game. There was little on which to base any pre-tourney predictions, but Kansas Slate was A slight favorite over the University of Wyoming In tonight's opener, while Haylor rutcd a brief nod over the University ol Washington. Should Unit form hold triie, the money that was doing any talking at all leaned toward llaylor n.s Ihu Saturday night winner In the Western I lllals. Widens Margin Over Bobby Kiggt ATIiANTA, da., Mar. 19, (UP) —Big Jack Kramer today racked up his ninth straight tennis victory over mile Bobuy Riggs In their cross-county professional tour after winning easily In straight set» here last nlghl, 6-4, 8-4. 'Hie win gave Kramer a wide margin or 34 mulches to 16 lor We gs -™™™™™^^"»—' — i .^i .1 .I^^^^T^,— New Theater Manila 1 * FJiMSt go*** JEV£«S NIOWT *«* ' 12 Four-Year-Olds To Run in Today's Oak lawn Feature have nn advantage of the long | .,_,„ course, which will be tourer! under | /,'"' SPRINGS, Ark., Mar. 10.— Summer rules. Other hard-hittini;! '" p >—A full field of 12 sprinters favoriUs were Skip Alexander oi '• of lllc r °nr-yenr-o!d and up class Lexington, N. C.. ami Llovd Man- ' wcfc s c"M"il«l to go post ward to- Read Courier News Want Ads. Springs, W. was expected to Kay. Fred March. Copeland and Jac* Mnsgraves Bar—32 birds, purchas- trl by the Riverside Gun Club. Hightower area—six birds, pur- ball tournament for indepcndeni teams at the Armory here last night by winning semi-round contests. The Grocers took on the role of iron men when they won two fast games, the first from the Cooler, Mo., Wildcats by a 49 to 44 score and the second from the Luxora Independents by a 45 to 43 count. Cardwcll won the right to partici- chased by Tom Callis. Yarbro area, I pate in the tourney finals by irounc- 18 birds, purchased by Mrs. J. E. Ncal, Lloyd Ward Jr., and Herbert Mullins. Half Moon area—12 birds, pur-- chased by Jake Richardson an«l Jack Garrtgan. Clear Lake area, 10 birds, purchased by F. A. Rogers. Huffman area—six birds, purchased by Dick Green. State Line Ditch area—sir birds, purchased by Dr. F. L. Husband, and State Line area, six birds, purchased by Cletus Bailey. ing Tx>y Eich of Blytheville 42 to 32. Hays and Cardwell will square oft in the championship game at the Armory Monday night. Gold basketballs will be awarded to members of the championship team with the runner-up squad to receive similar trophies. gMim, the Chicago pro who is mulling well up in front in the winter r "ilp' ftay In the featured $1,300 fifth circuit dollar derby. Vic Ghezzi or Kansas City. Kaas. was given a good chance of retaining the title lie \von last yeai here. Amateur Frank Slranahan of Toledo. O.. last year's runner-up, was also on hand. Jimmy Demaret of Ojal. Calif, was picked among the pre-tourney leaders. He finished second in foul tournament this year. Girls State Cage Play Moves Into Semi-Final Stage LITTLE 'ROCK, Arl; , Mar. 19.— (UP)—A battle of the giants loomed in high school basketball piny today as Mount Ida and Marked Tre« prepared for a semi-final game in the state girls' tournament here. The highly-regarded Mount Ida - - •— »~ sextet had no trouble downing exhibition match here Sunday to Hermitage 41 to 23 last night, while Marked Tree eliminated Van Burcn 35 to 32. The two teams play at 8 p.m. tonight. In other girls' games today. Ash- Goorl Baby, a mare with a victory In her last outing, was expected to 60 to the barrier the favorite. The remainder of today's card was made up of a four furlong dash for maiden two ycor old fillies, three othiir six furlong sprints and three distance races In yesterday's action, Jockey Harold Kccne scored a double, bringing in Plannemlne In (he fourth and Sir Date In Ihe sixth, The Racing Commission revealed tin; 1 ., receipts for the 1048 meet have finally overtaken ID-IT receipts i for the first 22 days. Attendance for the period has COLUMBIA, S. C., Mar 19 (UP) ' climbed to 141.335, compared to - •• • ' _..._•.' . <ii tn., j 0r the same period last And the mutuels handle has jumped to 47.117,013 for the 22 day period, compared to S1.fiB:!,*j1 up to this lime last year. BUYTHEVILLESONLY ALL WHtTC THEATRE IVrekiUyi K.JI Office OIXDI 6:3(1 p.m. Show Starts 6:45 p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:110 p.m. Suiiilu; Box OfHce Optni l:« Show Sturls 2:00 Thursday & Friday VIVIEN LEIGH Queen cf Entictmtnt.. VIVIEN ClAUOE LEIGH-RAINS £"1-i**^ 1<* ^i{,i<4>g 'CALv\K ANP CI.HOPATR.- Friday: SH>IX>W VALLEY f<* n »n«J frtltttxt 8b»H> Saturday FRONTIER with *"' ">' J**k H« Short Allan Saturday Owl Show "Son of Franktnstaiit" with , lUill R»f hl » ne »»<• A |W Short and Hcvday KflLER MeCOY" with Mickey uid Brian Donlctr Short SubJecU Locke Excused From Playing Exhibition Match -r-Bobby Locke, South African par- j buster, today was excused from an year. keep him from violating a Professional Golfer's Association ruling. The rule prohibits an exhibition within 200 miles of a PCA tournament • and the S10,000 Greensboro Open toiu'tlament starts today and down and Forrest City tangle at i continues through Sunday. Locke Olympic Track Try-outs , Slated for Tomorrow CHICAGO. March 19. (UP) —The United Suites' three outstanding prospects for a spot in the hurdles on the 1948 American Olympic team iace each other tomorrow in the 12th renewal of the Chicago Dally j Boudreaa Says Feller, Lemon Will Win 40 Tilts TUCSON, Ariz., March ID. (OP) — Manager Lou Boudre.iu emphasized today that, he isn't expecting too many surprises from his Cleveland Indians hut declared that lie Vromd be "disappointed if Bob Feller and Bob Lemon don't win 40 games be- twesn them." Bondrean was referring to his two ace right-handers who accounte-if for 33 games between them la.-,t News relays. I season. Feller, who won 20. asserted Harrison Dillard, flashy Baldwin- , hat 194S wii! be hi _ s best bas(:l , a ii Wallace star who has won 49 st U Porter of Northwestern, and agains! Duff, the one man track team ^anace siar wno nas won til i year yet. Lemon, who was converted iraight events, will compete against lro m"an infielder. won II last year ne man who last beat him, Bill , n(i president Bill Vceck of the'In- from Ohio State who Set a new indoor mark in the Big Nine indoor meet two weeks ago. . Read Courier News Want Ads. dians is sure hn will win twice that number this season. This Motorist Couldn't Stop— Can You? Don't Get Thrown for u ___ a Loss - - ISvakes are put on your car to protect you. Your brakes must always be in prime condition. us check them. H they need rclining, you will want to hike advantage of these low prices: CHEVROLET . . $1295 PONTIAC $17.95 FORD $12.50 PLYMOUTH $12.95 DODGE $13 50 OLDSMOBILE . . $15 50 BUICK $15.50 BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY Dodge, Plymouth, Dodge Joh-Raled Trucks 217 iSouth Second St. Phone <M;>2 2 p.m. in a quarter-final contest and' Siloam Springs will meet Smackover at 4 p.m. winners of the two under tlie Impression that Co-] lumblu was more Ihnn 200 miles ' from Greensboro. N. C.. when lie 1 Talbert Favored to Take Semi-Final Match Tonight Helena defeated Waldron 35 to 27. The two teams meet at 1 p.m. tonight. In other boys' games, Jonesboro tangles with Hope at 1 p.m. today, while North Little Rock meets Van j . ------- „. ..„, . ___ ....... ., , lvlll ^, Jlllti Buren in the second quarter-final ! ence, announced hern today that he NEW YORK. March IB. tUP) — Top-seeded Billy Talbcrt of New favored to bcal seasoned Shields of New York tonight and Uien go on to meet young Sidney Shcwarlz of Coral Cables, Fla., tomorrow in the men's finals of the Notional Indoor Tennis champlon- sllipp. Schwartz, seeded fifth, reached the finals yesterday when his sus- _ tnlned attack proved too much for s'ioncr ofTlie" SDml'lcas'tern "confer- | speedy Eddie McGrnth of Brook- games will meet at 10 p.m. I signed for tin- exhibition match. He Top-scccle In junior high «chnol boys play, 1 announced earlier that he docs not ! " ork wns Nemo Vista and Helena fought their j intend to participate In the Greens- j "ank Sh: way into the semi-finals. Nemo Vis- boro tournament. ' ...... "" ta romped to n B2 to 48 victory — ----------over Pine Bluff last night while i Birmingham New Site _, Uf u , neadquorters BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. Mnr: 10.— (UP)—Bernle Moore, new comniis- Dill 42(1 Opens at 9:30 p.m.; Sturti 7:00 p,m. Friday ant) Saturday "Law of th« Canyon" ^wllh Charl» SUrretl & Smiley HurntUe Final Chapter "Srrrrt Atrnt No. S" Also Shnrta Saturday Rlidnite Show Starl> at 10:45 p.m. "THE CRIMSON KEY" with Kent Taylor and DnrrU ]>owllnff AUo Sliorls :ame. Winners ol the t-wo , games was moving the SEC's headquarters neet at 9 p.m. Final games In both the boys nnd gfrls divisions are booked for tomorrow night. Chaff, the aluminum foil which resembles Christmas-tree tinsel, Is now being dropped from airplanes to Birmingham within the near future. He made the announcement at a Jaycce breakfast where he was the , speaker. Moore, former head foot- I ball coach at Louisiana State Uni- ' verslty, has resided at Bat- Rouge I since he was appointed SEC com- ' mlssioner a month nyo. lyn. The 19-year-old Floridan, featuring a powerful service and a superb net game, eliminated Mc- Cra'lh, B-C. 5-7, 6-3. 4-6. 6-<. McGrath from St. John's University, had been third-seeded. Moore said he would establish his to mark designated high spots in the jungles of Panama. This Eaoil- | O ff| ce i n the Redmont Hotel here itates the mapping of that entire Birmingham, Nashville and Allan- country. t a were considered for Ihe site. A ' recently introduced radiant baseboard panel eliminates unsightly radiators, looks like the conventional hascbonirt and can he painted to harmonize with the decoration scheme of any room. Read Cour)cr News Want. Ads. Guide to Pre-Wdr Quality SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. 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