The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1948 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 13, 1948
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TOWRUY, AMITL It, 1»48 Two Blytheville Grid Stars of 1947 to Enroll At University of Arkansas and Seek Berths With Razorbacks Tutored ty John Barnhill anrUBilly Bracey, members of the 1947 Blytheville Chick fonl- „; ' *» n.' -layo"";«"""?' , they would cW< * r the ' Ul »'ve r «ty of Arkansas at the be- '"'J!f'. 6 - f ,* h 5• 1 ? 48 -. 4 9 school ye*r in September. , Bracey are senior*, at Blytheville Hisrh School »nd will graduate •«« Jill-state and All-Southern halfb«clc and Bracey, who played Golf Association Directors to Meet Caruthersville Links Organization Plans Election of Officers OARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,, April IS—The newly elected Board of Dl- lectors of the Canithersville Golf Association will meet here tonight to elect officers, adopt by-laws governing the operation of the course and to name permanent commit tees lo supervise the various functions that go into making an association of Ihis kind operative. At Ihe meeting last week end of the members of the new association Mine w«« fleeted directors, including Ralph Baker. Hubert M. Wilson. John W. Sawyer. Jr.. Gordon Wright. A. p. Kersey. Jr.. Felix Kyle, Jere KiilBsbin-j', N. W. Helm, all of this city, and Jess Miles of Haytl. Officers to be elected are a president, vice-president, and secretary- treasurer. The following.committees were appointed Friday nighl- Equipment Committee — W. M. Crysler. Bob Mehrle, Ralph amis. This committee is to locate and purchase the equipment necessary io prepare and maintain the course Including a small tractor, a mower for the fairways, and another for -r-,-r^' i---*" —-4..J.I4 1*nn «M-.->lalV rtlKI All- 1, was chosen, on the third all-state team Both Bracey and McFarland stated that their decision to enter the University, of Arkan««j came after "much c«*«lderaU6n" : of bld» from other' schools. Bolh boys had received bldVj from several Southern schools Including t)i« University of A)aba~i». arid Mississippi St»t« College. McFarland. who was considered by many ,as one of the best high school backs In Arkansas, became one of the most sought-after high school players In the sUte shortly after he was named to the All-Southern team last Fall. He visited the University of Alabama campus last December and traveled with the Crimson Tide to the Sugar Bowl New Year's Day. During last season McFarland chalked,- up what is believed to be one of the best Individual yard-gaining averages in the slate/He participated, In all but two of the Chicks' " 'contents, carried the ball 128 , gained a net total of 1,230 for an average of 9.64 yards ry. The'llO-ponnd back who captain- the Chicks last year. Is also a member of the Blytheville High School - track team. Bracey. alhough he won less honors than his teammates, was consid- , .-.~ ^.«,,LJ>, toting ered one of stalwarts In the Chicks | al >out for new pitching talent, came line. The 180-pound guard parti- j U P today with the "old man river" cipated in every game last year, and j ° r ttle major leagues—39-year-old received much praise from sporls I Lou's Norman (Bobo) Newsom. - -— . The Giants thus became the „--_ careers under Coach .John Barnhill, who is considered one of the best football mentorn In the Southwest Conference- Giants Become Eighth Team to Own Newsom TULSA, Okla., April 13. (UP)-The New York Giants, casting writers of the state for his per- • formances .against the Little Rock eighth team to own the Tigers. Both Bracey and McFarland. last year completed their third year as * member of tiie Chicks. While at Arkansas both boys will be given the opportunity to continue North and South Women* Golf Tourney Opens nnich- right- travellcd, always colorful - hander. Newsom. who won 12 games and lost the same number in the American League last year, made a free agent bv the World the roughs. Reds Continue Red-Hot Sweep Defeating Boston Red Sox 9-7 . Champion New York Yankees this! Caretaker— A. P. Kersey Jr Har- Id S. Jones. Bill Collins. This group Is lo secure a custodian of th- Sp ""°- , Seven of New.som's wins last year I were' for the Yanks and came at I a time when they were needed In the drive to the pennant. The other five were scored for the Wash- but. PINEHURST, N. C., April 13.— (UP.i—Pretty Peggy Kirk of rind- lay. O.. who fashioned a two-iinder- par 72 in the qualifying round, was a top-heavy favorite to defeat Bee McWane of Birmingham. Ala., today in the first round of the North and South Women's golfi tournament. , - . 55 Kirk, battling a stiff wind w 'hen they dropped a 6 to particularly accurate with her lo the Cleveland Indians. vpstprHau ~. „!-» :—t u-..! Larry Janseii, ace of the New York staff, was battered in the ear- ington senators. Newsom was reported to have received the same $20,000 from the Giants that he was getting from the Yanks he did not get the bonus he said to have been asking. The Giants' need for pitching equipment, will also be rn li'lt: game charge of helping construct " th, : course and maintaining the greens fairways and roughs. Course Construction— Jess Miles. Ralph Baker. Dennis Cain. This committee n-ill contact various persons »-ho have had experience in plotting golf courses, and will select the type or course that will be most suitable to adaption lo the 60-acre CHARLOTTE, H. 0., April is » (UP)-Wlth Manic S.u.r'a blr bat providing the spark, th, red-hot Reds of Cincinnati were sweepvijj through the enhlbltlon baiehall circuit today like K prairie fu». The gigantic Snuer, «Undln« »lx feet, Ihree-and-a-hnlf inches tall has a total of lo home runs lhl« Spring and thoM blaiLi are th. bit reasons why the R«d« have won u of their last it (amen. Hla »rand- ,-ilsm wallop j'Mterday |ave Cln- cliuull a 8 lo 1 victory ov»r th» Boston Red Sox. * The SDK got off to an early lead, but ihe Hed» foolc over wllh e<iht runs in the fifth innlnj. four of them on Sauer'a clout. Vern Stephens homered for Bo«ton in tha sam. frame with. on. man on. BIRMINGHAM, Ala.. April U.— (UP)-Ou, Nlarhc*. up from Kansas city, loomed today »,, the new lop man on the New York Yankee*' Ipjnry-rlddled catching staff. Nlarhw moved up when Larry <"ogl) Berra auffered a ipllt middle finger durlna; yeslerday's tame against the Birmingham Barons and wa. put out of action for two weeks. Sherman Lollar, second- string Yanke receiver, fa recuperating from an injured hnnd. The Yanks beat the Barons. 12 to i. a* Red Bmbree and Joe Page limited the Southern Association club to four Jills, The Yanks, gel- I ting their seventh straight win. | made 15 hiU, Including-' Charley Keller's 400-foot homer. RICHMOND, Va.. Aprli '|3. (UP) —X-rays dlsclowd loday (hat Warren Spahn. ace southpaw of the Boston Braves. was not seriously injured when he was struck on the left, shoulder by a line drive vester- da.v. Team 'trainer Dr. Charles Lacks said some snft tissue was shuttered in Spahn'., shoulder but Ihet there was no bone break. Lacks said Spahn would be able to pitch against the Boston Red Sox in Boston on Sunday as planned. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 13 — lUPi—The Detroit Tigers today showed R record of 20 victories and 14 defeats so far In Spring training exhibition games. The Bengals' latest victory was by a 7 to 2 count yesterday over the Little Rock chih of the Southern Association. Detroit's six run* In' (he first Inning enabled young Art Houtteman to go the distance for the victory although he gave up nine hits. Bancroft's Back Gray-hnirsd now, Dave B-in croft returns lo 1.,-iscdal! ns . e ,m who shorlsloppcd Iho pi,ii|i cs ( O r'h i' e V" a ,? 1 '"• 1015 arul "'= r,'''" ls .'° 1tlu ' ec '" » I'ow in -21- ")O 11 • ---- ... .. nj v, iU ^1-, - .. .'"strucls pitcher Irene JL-iomkis of New Brunswick N.J., in Public Enomy No 1 the curve. ' ' C. of C, Manager Named PINE BLUfF. Ark., Anril 13. (UP) —Charles F. Vani, manager of (he Amilston Aln., Chamber of Commerce for the past. 20 yours, wna named today as secretary-manager of (he Pine Bluff Chamber cf Commerce. He succeeds T, R. nrecn.' irons yesterday »j she beat her nearest competitors by five strokes to qualify. Carol Diringer of Tiffin. O. Helen Sigel of Philadelphia and Mrs. J. D Platt of Pinehurst were tied for second place ' Derby Favorite Defeated \ At " - with 77 each. Match play hegins today continues throueh Saturday. ly innings as the Indians took „ 4 to 1 lead, before the Giants made i the game close by rallying against j 13- (UP)— Next month's~ Ke'nt'uc'kv Steven Gromek. 'Hie tndians won; Derby had a more wide-open HAVRE DE GRACF Md Anrlli 3- (UP)-Next m' and i, We invite f to Kear James Melton "Harvest of Stars" NOW ON CBS America 1 ! Fai-orite Tenor AT A NEW TIME •very Wednesday Night , A Starting April 7 * 9:30 to 1OP.M. lEattern Tim* A full half-hour of fine music and sparkling drama fHOMfSSJ I. the gflme in the ninth inning when IXM Boudreau scored from third base on Hal Peck's squeeze bunt. Masked Groppler And Frankie Hill Win Decision I'ranlde Hill and '.'The Demon," « masked grappler. emerged victo- rioua from the tag match feature of the American Legion's weekly wrestling show last night by defeating Billy Brooks and Ksla Pasha two out of three falls. A rally in the final fall turned the Mde of victory for "The Demon" and Hnll after Pasha and Brooks had staged a. comeback In th. aec- ond round. "The Demon " and Hill won the first fall in 15 minutes with "Tns Demon" eliminating Pasha in 10 min- utej with a head scissors. Hill took care of Brooks five minutes later with the same hold. Pasha and Brooks rallied briefly to take the second round in 10 minutes with Pasha eliminating Hill in six minute* and Brooks defeating "The Demon" In four minutes. The final tall was won by Hill *nd "The Demon" with Hill eliminating Pasha In 12 minutes with a sleeper hold and "The Demon" look Brooks in eight minuten with body slams. In the two one-fall preliminary matches Pasha won over Hill in 10 minutes with a body pin and "The Demon" defeated Brooks in «ix minutes with body slams. rtay as a result of the defeat ,i by Citation in the ' BALTIMORE. Md.. April 13. (UP1 —The Brooklyn Dodgers wound up ' the Southern phase of their Spring I training with a perfect record on '' the field anti an enviable mark at! the box office. The Dodgers' 11 to 8 victory' over th« Baltimore Orioles yesterday was the 25th victory In 25 games for the Brooklyn regulars and the attendance of 3.65J brought' closer lo (he .500 mark i odny w | th IS victories and 11 defeats. The Cards beat the Chicago Cubs yesterday, 6 to 5, an a pair of three-run homers, one by \vhttey Kurowski and the other bv Vernal <Nlppyi Jones. The Cuus scored all Ihelr runs and nine lilts against Oeorge Mungcr, u-ho pitched eight innings. - •••••1.1,1 UIIUK. (-IIULCC or the Derby, ran second in the [trial to Mr. Stanley Sagner's Sncgy It was the second defeat of citation's career. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER An ash tray, recently invented, is described as providing a break for the non-smokers as well as th? smoker. 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April 13. f UP) Harry Wnlker's home rcm with Del Ennls on base In the eighth Inning turned defeat into victory for the .Philadelphia phll- — The Senators got three runs In HOUSTON. Tex.. April 13. (UP) tne " rst inning but their a1>\ck —The St. Louis Cards, off to x i ' old e d »P. Setting a total of only weak start in Spring training, crept I fivc hi( * ln the game. Sid Hudson i went all l.he way for Washington Cleveland Indians Touted as Possible ^OT orsw •j if* m. in American L«agu« NEW XORK, April II. Cleveland Indian* are being touted. Vs Iho team which could them all In th» 1M« American League lictmanl roce. An airtight infield and a strong pitching jrtiiff headed by r«[ifd Robert Feller apn«ar> to a.wun the In- dtani of a Oral dlvlalon b.rth and Ihere ate a lot of kwMbtll men who /erl that Die club hu be«n itreni- Iheiwd to inch that It li a donnll* pennant threat. U all dependa on th. outfleMera There are eight m»n In camp balling for. th. three Job.. Thr»« of (hem miy b« what the doctor ord- eiert to correct the iard«n weakness which prevented th. Indlam from flnlihlnf hl|h*r than fourth place last year. Manager Lou Boudreau, however, does not appear worried about ht« outfield. He blamed the Indian*' [allure to da better last leaaon on their lack of fundamental!. He may have there, but the lack of heavy hitting outfielder, alto wa> a definite handicap to nil 1»VJ club. The three men who may give the ovitfleld the shot In the'arm It neerti ire Walt Judnleh, acquired from lh« Browns; Al Clark, who came to lh« Indlnns from Ihe Yankees and Lurry Bo by the Ncgi-o who w»s converted Into nn outfielder. Although he hli only Mt with Iho Browns last year when he divided his time between first base i»i.d Die oiiincld, Jtidnlch appears sine to open Ihe neason as lh« Tribe's center fielder, Dole Mltchel, wlio hit ,U16 to lead lh« Tribe oul- fteld offensive last year probably will npen In Irfl with Hunk Edward* who has heen plagued with Injuries the last two seasons in right But Dohy, Clark, Hal Peck. Pat Spicy imd Tluirmsn Tucker are still very much in the picture. Doby nns been the Spring of Ihe club. When Boudi-caii shifted him to the Harden he figured he would send the Negro out for a year of minor league seasoning, but he clouted the ball at such a clip and Icnrnori (he fine arts of ontflcld "lay so quickly he Is sure to stick wllh Iho club nl. least until the May M plnycr llinll deadline. Seerey atlll hits that long ball hut strike* out too much while Clark, who hit .334 with Newark last year and .313 In 24 games wllh the Yankees, was considered such n promising prospect. Ihnl the Indians gave, up on. of their front line hnrlert, Red Em- brce, for htm. The Infield will feature th. h«sl shortstop-second base combination In biueball. For all-around excellence as a .shortstop, Boiidreau has no pen in the game todsy «n<f .lot Gordon doesn't have to take a back scul to any second baseman In the league. At first It will be big Ert Robinson to open the aeason, but If he fullers either Elble Fletcher or Hank Greenberg, the part-owner, player- conch, will be ready lo take over Veteran Ken Keltner ha* looked better than ever thl. Spring and will be at third. Head Courier Newn Want Adi. HUDSON'S CLEANING IS NOT A GAMBLE! WE CLEAN t DELIVER T^E SAME DAY Your fin* gabardine coat unit . . . yn iir evening dresses, fur coats, tailored ilacks, beautiful laiJorerf dr<*s*s, fine qualil.T •port shirln ... all should be cleaned M lhal they will retain tht -mart lines that the tlesijfntr originally created. i HUDSON'S SERVICE 15 UNEXCELLED W. ar* tailor, for alteration* f or one nf tht wor , d> Iargr _ l failoring hotiswi. Our dy e WO rk is \inexcelled. Our moth proofing j s guaranteed for fivt y BETTER CLEANING THE HUDSON FINISH IN ONLY 8 HOURS HUDSON CLEANER BlythtvilU, Ark. TAILOR CLOTHIER Steele, Me. Coach Moore Appointed to Osceola Post Superintendent. O f (School, j. Sinrlers of 05c«f>l«, announ- ^ lh * »l ! ix>lnlment or o. Moore, coaoh *t Ahnu> ne. High School „ Jol "e • *, ]*.6 1« ' ceola High School. Coach Moor, will b« oach Rub* Mr. his new i at "... .-—MIIIL* i,,a i iew UUUPX With til. openlin of football tralnln, A ug. Moon U a native of Fort Rmltn. H« attended high school nl Heavener, okla., and graduated from Northeast Oklahoma Bute Teacher, at T.hlenuah, Okla He (orm.rly couched at Slloam Springs 'rk H coming to Shawnee In I84e ' „ u li* * v * l "'«» of world War U having served will) the Army Air Force as a radio operator on a B-2« In the Pacific Theatre of o»- oiatlons for H months. Coach- Moore \* completing his second year ivs conch al Sliawne* High School, nis successor there na« not been named. Board Approves Claims for $318,000 . ROCK, April U. (UP)_ The Stale Board of Fiscal Control approved *3 18,ooo in claims against the state while disallowing $478000 worth of clnlnij during |f, c f tscR | year 1947-4B, stain Comptroller John Truemper said today. Din-Ing the last nine months the j>o»rd reviewed clalm.i lotalliifr NOW TRY THE GREAT 651" YEAR THREE FEATHERS Tht Fin«t Three Feathers Ever Bottled! Trtniured whiskien from lh« wnrld't choicest reserves, hUnded wilh lh« finest Smin nentrnl spiriu, muke Ihis Ijreal 65lh ymr'bolding Ihe noblot Thre* F««iher« of all timt.Try ihii inp«rb whiskey — jwlge if for yountlfl Vou poy no more for loday's TH(E( rfAIHEIK THREE FEATHERS Choice of Good Judge* wiNOED WHISKEY, 8« proof. 65% ll »pirk«. ThrM Ftallurl' *, Int., New ^'orV, N. Y. THIMBU^ ml* lor n In MfmwU »nd other BOD -•-•- trov.nlaj eliiau, •"•^•"^^i^a^asi^aB New Theatre »li»w, BVEEI KIOBT "Th« R.furn *f the Whi.tUr" wllh MUhtw4 nutni an4 l«tM Selected «h«rU Thur*U- Etcap* Mt Ntv.r" with riynm in* M* La pin* B i-YTHEVI LLE'S ONtY ,ALL WHITt THCATPE. Show SUrla Weekdayi 7:M p.m. SalunUj !.•»« f.m.j Sunday 2 f.m. Tuesdrty nnd Wedncadaj 'BIG STAGE SHOW! with RONALD HOWAKR and ' Hli Umllinf HMIMIH*« AUo Pappy Stewart aniJ HU Fimltr fitan «f Kadi* and 8ta«* ' Fllia- DOlini.F, FKATTJRK "Lif. With Blondi." Tgnny T:lth on and ant tow. e. ROBINSON-O'BRIEN »Vli : Tuesday For Lov« «f w*U« • Ted DnnaldMd an4 Tun Serl.ii Chapfer 1 "T«« Gr*Df«» AIM Hhori. : "My Iroth.r T.lki to HOMM" with Butch .T«nkli» and Pe*«- Wam*r Ntwt; Ala* ihorto RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Tonight , HASSO WHERE triER^-s- . LIFE C»rUw>» "LOUISIANA" with GoTinm limntt Oivti •nil M»rtr*rei IS'em utt

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