The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 23, 1948 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 23, 1948
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TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 19-13 Cardwell Cagers Win Tournament Missouri Quintet Defeats Hays in Invitational Meet Coming front behind In the fourth period the Cardwell, Mo., Independents nosed out the Hays Store Grocers of Blythevlllc 53 t o 55 in the finals of the Mississippi County In- dcncndcnt invitational tourney at the Armory here last night. The game was a see-saw affair with the load changing haiids several times during the last half Hays laj most of tnc way during the first ^< quarters bat a last-minute rally by Cardwell knotted the score at 20-all at hnUtim.r The third peri.icl saw Cardwell move in front temporarily with center SwafTord and forward Summitt leading tlie way. However. Hays rallied liUe in the quarter to move ahead 47 to 42 at the end of the canto. Summitt led both teams in point- making, lacking up 23 tallies followed by Swnflord with 20. Center Pierce led the Grocers with 18 markers. At the climax of the game gold basketballs were awarded to the Cardwell players as first-place trophies. No award was made to the second-place team. The lineups: fas. Hays (55) ...P.. (Itl A. Biuich ...F,.. (7) G. Bunch ..C.... (18) Pierce G..<6> Lancashire Grady (2) G (6) Williams Substitutions: Cardwell—C. Grady 16). Hays—Chapman. Delxmg Smith (3) Blaiikenship (7). BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Setting the Family Pace Cartlwelt (58) Summitt (23; Sain (6) Swarlord (20) Parker (1) During 1947 American rubber companies used over 1,100,000 tons of synthetic and na>--rai rubber. Top Pointer Little Marlene Bauer, left, H-ycav-old golfing whiz from Long Beach, Calif., and winner of the Indio, Calif., Invitational Golf tourney, compares clubs with her sister Alice, 19, riinncr-up Chattanooga Gets Three Players From Senators; Pels to Meet Tulane WINTER GARDEN, Fla.. March 23. (UP)— Three new arrivals from (lie Washington Senators bolstered the hopes of Chattanooga Lookout Pilot Bert Niehoff today. The newcomers reported to the Lookout training camp here yesterday. They are outfielder Dean Stafford, who batted .318 with Greenville, Te.x.. last season: pitcher Chuck Allen, a combination mounds- man-utility inflclder who spent last year with Kingsport. Tenn.; and Jim Clark—formerly Jim Petroskey of last season's first-division 'Nooga club. GAINESVILLE. Fla., March 23. (OP)—Injuries plagued the Atlanta Crackers in their pre-season workouts here today. Pitcher Norman Brown missed practice for the first time in 12 years with a wrenched neck. Right-hander Carl Linquist was hospitalized with a sprained back. A sore shoulder kept outfielder Ernie Logan out of the lineup. Peter Rin:,ki, Manner of the JS48 i National Bird Dog Championship in Grand Junction, Tenn., displays his winning form with his handler. Hay Smith, of Som- •merville, Tenn. OCALA. Fla., Marcll 23. (UP) — The Birmingham Barons turned up today for an exhibition game with Chattanooga at Winter Garden tomorrow. Two new hurlers gave manager Fred Walters something to be happy about yesterday. Mel Nee and Al Yaylian combined to hold Rochester of the International League to seven hits. The Barons won, 10 to 5. MOBILE. Ala.. March 23. (UP) — Four members of the championship Mobile Bears were still among the missing at the Bear camp today. •Unreported so far are outfielders George (ShatguiO Shuba. and Homer Matney. and inflelders Heydon Greet and Stan Waslak. Manager Al Todd limited the Bears to a morning calisthenics drill and afternoon batting practice. GREENVILLE, Miss.. March 23. (UP)—The Little Rock Travelers WE CANT DO ANYTHING ABOUT THE WEATHER -BUTK MVe can furnish you with genuine Karmali and Delco- Remy parls lo get your traclor lighting system in shape for Ihe night work I hut lies ahead . . CHECK THESE ITEMS AND COME TO SEE US:. New Generators $35.00 Wiring Harness 1.15 New Switch 2.30 Ammeter 2.55 Set of Three Battery Cables 3.90 H Generator Belt 1.00 M Generator Belt .90 Heavy Duty H Battery—Exide 15.75 Heavy Duty M Battery—Exide 22,50 Tractor Head Lights (Sealed Beam or Regular) 3 90 .DON'T BE MISLED BY INFERIOR SUBSTI- ^TUTES INSIST ON THE GENUINE FARMALL TRACTOR PART! hoped for good weather today for their last drill before breaking cam]) for an Il-game exhibition schedule. Rain washed out yesterday's session, adding to the worries of Manager Jack Saltzgaver, who is trying to trim the squad from 40 to 25, The Pells' exhibition schedule opens tomorrow in Alexandria, La. PENSACOLA.- Fla., March 23 (UP)—The Nashville Vols planned to re.'rjme Intra-squad games here today as Manager Larry Gilbert began looking for players to trim from the Vols' oversized squad. The Vols open a six-game exhibition series with Mobile here Saturday. FT. PIERCE. Fla.. March 23. (UP) - Memphis Chick Manager Jack Onslow's pitching worries were lessened today after he watcher hurler Les Edwards go the route against the St. Petersburg Saints of the Florida International League here yesterday to win, 10 to 7. Edwards is the first Chick moundsman to pitch a complete Bnme Ibis year. He gum up eight hits, three of them In the ninth, and struck out six while issuing six walks. Schmeling Wants Exhibition in US Former Heavyweight Champ Seeks Bouts; Congressman Says No By Grant milman (Dulled Tress Staff Corrcs|ioinlent) WASHINGTON, Mnr. 23 <UP>~ rormer Heavyweight c'hnmplon Max Schmellng's hopes of coming to this country for a scries of e\- hibitlon bouts today bumped Into possible CoiiGresstonal kayo Rep. John McDowell. R.. PR., an Influential member of the House unAmerlcan Activities committee said he Is writing the state depart- incut for full informal Ion on the projected visit of the former Nrul paratrooper who once boat Joe Louis, "II seems to me a rather shoddy scheme i 0 bring to Ihts country aii over-aged fighter, who certainly wafi useful to (he Fascists, to exploit Hie sports followers of the United States," the Congro.ssmnn said. He said he will decide on any further action nfler getting tile department's report. Rchmellng. who was Injured In a parachute jump during the N:i?i Invasion of Crete early In (he war announced about, (wo weeks airo that he hoped to fight a scries of exhibition matches here. He snld arrangements were In the hnnrts of Fred Klrsch a Washington. D. C. theatrical proinntrr who WAS associated with Schmeling early In his career but who later split with Hie fighter. At the state department, It was said that no decision has yet been reached on whether to grant t?ch- mcling a visa. It was reported thi-rc was considerable sentiment in the department against It. McDowell said he felt particularly resentful toward Schilling because the boxer spent considerable time in the United States before the Nails came to power in Germany "I can understand why some Germans might have been deluded Into accepting Hitler's teachings.' Sic said. "Schmeling, however, bnri every opportunity to sec democracy at work and understand what It stands for." PAGE • SEVEN Voice of Experience ,, , ."* '•.. ,'.<•.' .-•y.'-..'. 1 "'.- .-.v"., " . •.,,,'.<• 0 <.•'•': : i,'-.- 1 ' in- 1 .* :*A SI. l.unis liruwiLs' new ni;u>iic,rr and vi'lcrun calelu-r. /.;ich Ttiylur, rijiht, who knows whiil Ihu b;ill should look lilu' wlu'ii it cunies over the plalc, nivi's advice to rookie pitchers Clum Diuiscwerd. k-ft, tiiul Jim Wilson nt the browns' traininti cnnip in Kan 13i'rnadino. Cali r NEW ORLEANS. March 23. (UP) —A long batting session and intensive infield practice were on the docket for the New Orleans Pels today as they prepare for an afternoon game with Tulanc tomorrow. Manager Jimmy Brown expressed pleasure with the Pels' late-Inning rally in a 6 to 5 victory over Nashville Monday. ^S(fUM«ym0m?W0fA &n* 3/2 SOUTH ZHP ST Monk Mosley Traded • To Pittsburgh. Steelers Norman "Monk" Mosley of Blytheville, former Blythevllle High School ana University of Alabama halfback, is now the property of the Pittsburg Steelers of the National Football League, It was learned here today. Mosley, who signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles early this year, was traded to the Steelers for Bob Evans, former University of ^ennslyvania quarterback. The announcement of his trade was made yesterday by Al Ennis, general manager of the Eagles. He wilt graduate from Aaabama this Slimmer. Dodgers Get Erf Heusser, Curve-Bailer of Montreal CIUDAD TRirjlLLO. Mat 1 . 23.— (UP)— Al 39 Edward Bull-ton Hens- sor, a curve ball nrtisl who 1ms traveled most of baseball's highways, is coming back for nnolher crack at the majors —and (his lime he hopes to make it slick A 18-2 record with Montreal last season earned him this shot anri lie aims to mnke the most ot it. "Naturally, at my aee- I'll be 30 May 7—you can't count, on n starting role, but ] expect the Doctors to use me In relief M well as spol me against tlie clubs which don't hit curve ball pitcl-.'iig too well," Heusser explained. "Also. I'm helping coach She young pitchers. "I figure I should help the Dodgers at least n couple or more years and by that time I also liorjc i >H| hav c made my mark as a coach so that my journeying over all the baseball highways are over." Two Newcomers ;Win Tog Match In Legion Arena i Newcomers Knln Posha and Dllly Brooke rumbled through the final i two falls of the tng match feature of the American Legion's wrestling : show at the Legion Arena last : night to claim victor over Bill Can| ny ami Dale Wayne. | The match was rough all the way with all four of the grapplers employing underhand tactics. Tlw hauls were frequented with frce- ior-alls and two-on-onc activities. Canny and Wayne captured the first round In 20 minutes with Canny eliminating Brooks In 16 minutes with a stomp hammcrlock and then returned to defeat Pnsha In the same manner. Pasha and Brooks milled in the .second round to cop the fall and .set up victory. Brooks eliminated Wayne in nine minutes with a body I pin and Pasha de-foaled Canny six ! minutes later with a pile driver hold, The third and deciding fall was won by Pasha and Brooks in 10 minutes with Pasha using -a pile driver hold to eliminate Wayne In five minutes iincJ Brooks pinning Wayne five minutes later. In the two-onc-fall preliminary bouts Pashn defeated Wayne in 15 minutes with a pile driver'-and Canny defeated Brooks In 11 mln-- utes with anatomical twist. Jam-prooi windows that raise and lower by fingertip control, electrically, are among molortlom'j 1318 features. 2 More Trainers Get Suspensions At Oaklawn Park HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. March 23. tUP)—Two more trainers have been suspended for allegedly giving stim- iilants to horses nt Oakluwn Purk. The charges against \v. 1C. Kmj Riul O, Boston linve been referred to the Arkansas Racing Commission for action. Lust week steward-* tinnonncert tlie suspension of Train- cr K. J. Ness on a similar chin-Re. Klr.g was accused of using sllm- ulants on Sorrcloch. longshot winner of the eighth rncc Thursday. Stewards revised the order of Ihc finish and uisriualiflcri I lie horse. Boston was charged with penult- tins injections to June First, entered in the eighth race Suturcluy but later scratched. Lute Thread, seven-year-old mare, came up with a thrilling last-In -first win in tha seventh race yesterday. Lntc Thread overtook the entire field to finish R neck ahead o[ LSleco at the wire. •She paid $5.50 straight. Jockey Rny Drury scored a double wllh Hot Time In the third raco and Supremo Moment In the fourth, and Hnrold Kecnc duplicated Ihe trick aboard Marty's Choice In Ilia lourth and Gayhcush In the sixth. SEMO THEATRE Steele, Mo. Phone 27 Baylor Rated Underdogs in NCAA TitleTilt NEW YORK, Mar 23.—(UP) — With men who claim they know ImskeHijilI best, (lie wily Wildcats of Kentucky were u 7-112 point choice over (he bottling Hears of Baylor tonight In the East-West finals of the N.C.A.A. tournament nt Madison Square Garden. Tlie experts Accorded Kentucky that bulge In the belief dial the wildcats are one of the truly great basketball learns of all time but also with a wary eye to Baylor's resent, upsets. Kentucky reached a plane of pea- icctlon seldom achieved by niiy court crew by winning the N. o. A • A, Enslcrn (llle from Holy Cross. CO to 62, on Saturday. Tall and titanic, the Wildcats scored almost nt will against the defending champion criisnders In an awesome display of liowcr. lluylor, meanwhile, scored Its second straight upset In heating Kansas Slate for the Western title tit! CUy by (he same score. New Chick Coach To Confer With School Officials Riusrll Mosley, newly appointed liciKl coach si Blythevllle High tchool. will arrive here Friday for a short visit with, his parents, Mi- nnd Mrs. Sylvester "Pop" Moslcy of 410 North Eighth Street, II Is expected that Mr. Moslcy who Is now assistant coach nt Joe Bradley nigh school in lluntsvllle, Ala., will discuss his new position with officials of Rlylhcvfllc High School during his stny here. He will not assume his duties here 1111| 111 the beginning O f the 1048-49 school year next September. Basketball Games Planned to Aid Red Cross Drives / The Red Crow (ituneUl driy*, In Cooler. Mo., and • OooeU ^wffl benefit from two special ^.-^.th-ii attractions to be stag«d tonfcbt,' At Gosnell, * double-header- bu been arranged for the OocneU HJ«h' School gym with the Wtktfleld Service Station quintet of Birth*. vlllc meeting ManlU lo UM tint game at, 7:30 and the LOT Bch Mo- lorinen of Blythevllle meetlnc Blackwatcr at 8:30. Proceed* of tto contests are to go to the Cornell i'd Cross drive. In Cooler the Hays store Grocer*. Blythevllle elty champions wUI tangle with the cooler Independent* In a benefit tilt. Game time to I o'clock. Fast-West Go/den Gfovers Battle to on 8-8 Tie NEW YORK. Mar. 23. (UP)—Mot a "fancy Dan" In the house! That was the repeated comment today among boxing men *ho had seen (he best amateur scrapper! of the East and West battle to an 8-8 deadlock in the 21st Inter-city Oolrten Olovcs final at Madison Square Garden. Although only tiuee of the It bouls last night failed to last the scheduled three rounds, practically every contest provided thrillg for the sell-out crowd of 18,359. Each of the 32 hoxcrs went In punching} and tried to win with a kayo. Richard Guerrero, a fiery cook from Chicago, won the welter crown on n decision over Sgt. Leland pil- Icn, hard-hitting paratrooper from 1'ort Bi-ngg. N. C. Swarthy Guerrero was knocked through the 'ropes Into the press seats for a count of eight In the second round. Thursday & Friday March 25lh and 'iBlti John Sheltim, Ann Dunin, Gwinn Williams and Dick Bailey In "Road to the Big House" Don't Miss It! lOc—PRICES—30o Dial 4261 Opens it (1:30 p.m.; Starts 7:90 p.m Tuesday "The Mark of Zoro" with '•• ; Tyrone Yavcr »ml Llnila Darnell Serial: "Brick Bradford" Also Short* Wednesday & Thursday "THE DARK MIRROR" with Olivia lie HaviJ«niJ, lew Ajrei and Thomas Mitchell Warner New.s; A!ss Shortl Powered by the Mighty 'Jeep' Engine Designed far Low Cost Haulinr "Jeep" Plalform-SlsVs Tiuck "Jeep" Van T(uck The new "Jeep" irucks arc light, bui rugged — powerful but economical. They arc functionally designed lo meet a wide r?ii[;e of hauling needs antf to give long carefree service. Thoii- low opcraiing costs and dependable day-in-and-day-out performance will save you money every day in the year. Come tn and see them now. A cwnpl>t*ly n»w lin* of trucks for medium duty, l«w cott NmUng. 4700-iMO to. jroti v*W<l« wtlgtih. TWO AND FOUR-WHtU DRIVl 'Jeep" Canopy TiucV I MOTOR COMPANY ELLIS POOLE, Owner & Opera tor EhWavjBI aiLSteele, MO. Phone Steele 49 BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLV" ALLWHITtTHtATg^ Show Starts Wee)(d»y» 6:45 p.m. Salurdny 1:00 p.m.; Sunday Z p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows KVEKS NIGHT Box O-xni Week Din T:M ».• iMatlnee Saturday * Smnd»y .: Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Conk Shmrtag Tuesday • -\ "GLAMOUR GIRL" with Gene Krupa and Virginia Grey- Selected Short Subjects Wednesday & Thursday "SWELL GUY" a Universal Picture • with Sonny TufU Selected Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TONIGHT CHARLES CHAPLIN, "MONSIEUR VERDOUX" tr* rating MARTHA RAYE >„<) I ISOBF.L ELSOM • ROBERT IEWIS ind introducing for Inc first time MARILYN NASH Written and Dilcctcd b)* CHARLES CHAPLIN Retciscd thru United Arrlsn Wednesday & Thursday "PERILOUS WATERS" , with Don C»U« and Audrey Iraf News >nd Sh«H

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