The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 16, 1948
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BIGHT i Ten Chicks, Nine Paps and 12 Squaws Qualif I For Letters in Basketball During 1947-1948 Season, High School Coaching Staff Announce^ ! Thirty-one members of Blythcvillc's three prep cage team.s will-be Riwirrlod letters for | icn'ice on their respective squads during the 1947-48 basketball season, il WHS nmunmcS i today. "" 1 The letter winners of the Blylheville High School Chicks and Squaws and the BI/YTH.EVH.JLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS' TTUDAY. APRIT, 16, 1348 ' the f inaj report r ~Hndiot the list . :~Bumber of letter ea : «QU»WS with 12 me._ i receive the monogram 1 lettered 10 men and ; nine. i Squaw players reported eligible ' to receive letters are forwards June | SUres, Bobble Whlsenhunt, Sue , Wldener, CHeta Bailey, Lounell Ov• erman and Margery Hale and ' guards Edna Overman, Joyce Shel', ton, Ann White, Peggy HawUni, i librjr Jo Ross and Ruth Hopper. < • The 1* Chleka receiving letter* 1 . Me Dudley Hard)-, Bob Mullen, ' Jtwtti Jeraltan, R. B. Hodge, I ; BfflJ Boh EWott, D«nnle Gen- -tn, Itm tuny, Cari Wyatt, MOM ;"H»il« *ad Alrin Duclw. j.; Only three of these lettermen a I Khlon and will be lost to I' J Chicks next year. The seven retur ! in? monogram winners ave Jen 1 tan and Wyatt, forwards; HodK« | and Berry centers and Gentry, Slj • mon and Duclos, guard:. i i Coach Fisher named nine Pnpj . aa*a to receive letters. They a • Jim Deer, J. C. Droke, Leroy Ci | ner, Dick Reid, Sonny Stlres, Ti i Vance. Dan Wallace, Bill Boyd 'a • Buford Hopper. 1 The Paps will have only one i . turnlnc letterman next year, Ti < Vance, a substitute guard who s ' considerable service this year. T: Bother eight members will gradu to the ranks of the Chicks. Final statistics covering co., work done by these teams show the Chick* leading the victory p rade with 15 wins against eig losw«, \the Paps following a clt aecond with 10 wins against fl losses while the Squaws were pill up 10 victories and nine defeats These figures include records » games played In the county, difc trict and Shawnee Invitational tournaments. £ Mullen Is High Sr«rer , In the team scoring department, the Chicks again took the lend «itfc a total ot KO markers sunk to thejr : opponents 846 In the 23 games pla»-- "Jed. This^gavc.. the Chicks a teak • average of 44.7 points per game ttd i their opponents 37. ' • ... )^ >; Forward Bob Mullen paced the i • Chicks in hoop-hitting with a tolii I of 246 points for. a neat average " ! 10.7 ; points per game. Center R i Hodge was next in line with •"tallies for an average of sllgh J over 7:69 per game, and guard B t Bob Elliott was third with a t • of 12? for an average of 5.30. K*"-1. Following Elliott in the pofct ; making department was Du' 'Hardy with 118, Dennie Gentry ! Prentis Jernlgan 94,. Jim Berry I Alvin Duclos 19. Carl Wyatt 16, I Hose Simon nine. . r :The paps out-tallied their o rients 331 to 312 in the 15 gai played giving them an averagi ^3.06. .points per game while •pporition averaged 20.8 for e| {- .V. Deer Leads Fapoose* ,jJim Deer, the Paps elong forward, led the scoring pn._ T[ith 117 markers for an average; •flO 'point* per game. Sonny Si" •u next in line with a total smen Of Arkansas Plan Big Show Judge G. E. Keck of nlylhcvilln, chairman of the Suite Game and Fish Commission, will be amoiv the gtifsls to be Invited to the annual Arkansas Sportsmen's Show to be held at tlm Marion Hotel In Little Rock May 8-0, it was disclosed tociay. Oilier special guests to be invited to attend the show Include Gov. Ben L3iicy, associate Justice E. I,. McHiuiey, ol Little Rock, newly- elected president ot Ducks Unlimited, Dr. Iia N. Gahfitlson. hrac! ol Ihc Wildlife Management Institute and Ma). Jnmos Blown of Haton Houge,' La., director of (lie Louisiana (jonscivntion Commission. "Wildlife Expansion. Arkansa.-/ Puturu" IIH.S been accepted tenla- lively as the thome for the show which will be held in conjunction with the annual meeting nf the Arkun.sar. wildlife Federation. In addition, the show and mec:- ing.wiii bring together the lenders of tho slale Fox Hunters Association, the Buw Hunters Assoclnl.lo!i, the Izaak Wlaton League nnd the county wildlife groups. W. M. Auplc, secretary of the Stale Wildlile Fedcrnllnn, estimated that 600 representative. 1 ! from nil these groups would attend the nuni- erous discussion nnd business sessions, movies, exhibit* and banquets during the two-day period. Kiddie League Champions fro Flying Start in 1948 Series Get '•four Games Slated lrf For Ton '9 ht « Dixie IfiSLoop Gets Under Way Oene Patterson 1'rnw Sporls Writer) 'A, Ga., April 16. (UP) — Association lights will ,-,-.,ur ball-parks tonight for Ihe annual curtain-raisers with all the hoopla that Is forgotten soon after tlic first pitch. With Rood weather, almost 30,000 fans may sec Ihe four openers. I in New Orleans a Canal Street i parade is set. In Atlanta Abbott and Co.stoDo will Jiggle nnd Jest. In Memphis the mayor Is warming up. In Nashville the Grand Ole Opry Is tuning Its fiddles. After Bud Abbott and Lou Costello settle who's on first, Manager Ki Ki Cuyler's Allanla Crackers will take on Fred Walters' Binning, ham Barons. TJie 1347 champion Bears of Mobile will play the New Orleans Pelicans. Chattanooga will piny Ihe Nashville Vois after Erncsl Titbl) EddJo Arnold, Minnie Penrl and Company play "Blue-Tailed Ply." or maybe just straight. "Rye Whisky." I,ilfl« itork Plays Memphis And Lillle Hock will storm Memphis where Mayor Jim Pleasants will Ore the llrst pitch. The experts have spoken their words of wisdom, saying Mana«er Al Tottcl of Mobile riiicl better scan his laurels closely since Nashville Atlanta and Birmingham are plainly loaded this year. The Baron-Crocker tilt tonight should prove something or other Ciiytcr probably will pitch Bill Kennedy, nnd Birmingham Manager .The Lange Wildcats, defending champions of the Chlcknsuw Athletic Club's grammar school football league, opened the 1948 season in winning form yesterday afternoon by edging (he Central Wildcats 7 to 6 in the season inaugural at Haley Field. The Wildcats lunged from behind in the closing seconds of the second quarter to win the game, and It was pint-sized quarterback Joe Whlsenlnini that did the trick. Whlscnhunt plowed across from the two-yard line on a sneak for the tying touchdown and then came light back on the fame play for Ihe winning point. The Crimson Tide drew first Golfers Tee OH Today In Cavalier Specialists VIRGINIA BEACH. Va., April 1« <UP>—The $10.000 Cavalier Specialists golf tournament was schecl- '..? \° ter ofr U)da y on '"e 'i'st 18 hobs of medal play at the Ca- volier Yacht and Country Club ;»l 1:30 p.m. A 3G-hole medal round will boom down the fairways Sunday to pick the winner from the list' of pro fessionals picked for tlin tourney by the Golf Writers Association of America. Herman Reiser, the soft-spoken .scoring'midlwa'y in The Jim j in wSm^pToumls* ^^ ^"^ U'llntl *.ilru..~l r l»~u .,...,.., - _:...- ' •« ll ""'> . „. the 19-16 Augusta Masters, ves Im 18-month-old son Gary an early pulling touch. i idget Matters Be Discussed Game Board . Slale Game and FLih Com- ilpn will hold Us monthly mcct- n Little - Rock Monday, Judge . Keck of Blythevllle, chalr- . aniio^inced today, ie meeting will be routine, h? with no special business sched- to be discussed. However. II i« :led that-the.commission will iU budget for the next two at this meeting, commission Is self-support- must obtain approval ol legislature tor 11s expenditures, considerable portion of the new let probably will be spent on big and small game restoration grams and on the development public- shooting areas. was next in line with a total ( «fn 1 T-SKl^w'ISS 1 ^^!^"" 01 Fish SU PP«' HeW ten was Leroy Criner 45 Vance 3», Dick Reid 28, J. C. £, Bill Boyd 16, Buford H «Uftt, Dan Wallace four and Webb, a non-letterman scored The Squaws trailed the o tion in scoring, accounting »5 goals to 288 lor their oppo in the 19 games played. Tills the Squaws a team average points per game to the opposi 30.3. Forward Sue Widener, who e. liahed » new individual scorin cord for the state with a tot_, S3 points in one game, led,!?! Squaws with a total of 287 lor the season, for »n avera 1SJ> per game. Bobbie Whlsenhnt was with a total of 158 points „ average of 8.32; June Stires with a total of 69 and an a tARUTHERSVILLE. Mo . April "~-Members 'of the Caiuthcrsji^i ! Department staged thetjr^Mi- lal fish supper here WytfMiUky nt with about 40 present fiMtari- department personnel, cUr*j' | lw ...... .^.-L. -OT-fc Manila Defeats Caraway High Baseball Team The Manila High School Baseball Lions hung up victory No. 2 yesterday by nosing out the Caraway HI.Hi Schou! nine 5 (o 4. Jnmcs Seabaugh opened on the mound for the Lions but was re- leivcd In the sixth by Monte Milli- fian. Caraway batsmen touched Ihese two while the Bowden for seven. Caraway scored one run in each Fred Walters, who led New Orleans ' Lnnge lo second place last year, is ex- i Rhodes (icctctl to use Irving Mcdlingcr on O. Hill the inonnu. • j. Hnll A polio victim will loss the first Nelson ball in Now Orleans, after which L. Hall Pelican Pilot Jimmy Brown most B. Hill likely will trot out Jim Atkins to I McDcrmolt l>Uch against Mobile with Ken Ol- I WhiEcnhunt L.islibrook period when halfback liob ,.^^ i.iccd i>2 yards on n punt return for i-. touchdown. But the scrappy Lange forward line stiffened on the extra point try and the Tide halt 10 be satisfied with Just a six-point lead. Both teams showed signs of power oflensively but both were weak on defense. However, the Wildcat-, 1 defensive play looked somewhat tetter than lhat of the Tidci and that was the difference between victory and defeat, Tiic' tivo teams were Just alxrit dliial in size with both sparkplug- red by fa.'.-t-moving backticlrt. But Ihc Wildcats were jusl a little fas- i ter Lnnae chalked up eight first, downs whilt holding the Crimson Tide to one, that coming in the lourlh period. ['lay in the "Kiddie League" will lie resumed Tuesday afternoon with the SiKlburv Green Wave, touted as Ihe team to beat this year, takc.s on Hie Fighting Irish ot Calholic. o'clock. Sorting me: . ",ame will get underway at.4 lineups in yesterday's son probably (jltchlng for the vis- itlng Bears. Miilt-ahy to JIurl •MamiKcr . Jack Snllzgavcr hns named Leonard Pcrne us the Travelers' tentative starter against Jack Richardson Pos. LE LT 1.0 C HO HT RE QB HB HB PB Central KerboilKh Cobb Michael Fisher Swift Strickland Hall Gr a hntn Hodse Maslcy Gilbert Pro and Amateur Golfers Chattanooga Lookouts. The Southern teams will catch their brenths tomorrow nfier tc- —..«..-« night's tusslc.s. They snap back for pitchers for four hits' double-headers Sunday, then spend Lions wore getting lo Monday swapping towns for Tuesday's games. --j "••>- . mi ,i, cj^ii Good weather is hoped for and or the first four Innings but the, thousands of fans are expected all Lions tied the score with a fifth ! the way around the loop. Last year's inning rally and pushed across the attendance figures for toniph •'. »' nning run In tlic seventh. The ' home teams found Atlanta l"nd ng Lions Journey !o Monelto for n'wilh 13.548. New Orlean" bad 8 686 [hir^te^,," 11 " "" ^""^ """W™™?*™^^ WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. W a singing seven under par 62. Louise Suggs Advances To Tourney Semi-Finals PINEHUnST, N. C., April 16 iUp)—Tmy Louise Suggs of Lithia Springs. Ga., today carried her campaign to regain the tille she los:. last year into the semi-final round ol thu 4«lh animal North and South Women's golf tournament. Miss Suggs, the national champion, is favored lo get, by Carol Uinngcr of Tiffin, o., today almost as e.nsily a.s she disposed of Marv Asm.'.? Wall of Menominee, Mich" yesteidny. Exhibiting long drives and artful approach shots, the K- foot,-5-mch Georgian eliminated Miss Wall, 4 and 3. Miss Suggs, defending champion Inst year, iva.s beaten out by Mrs. Babe niririck.->on Zaharia of Denver, Colo. Dntch Hr.nison, Vi5 Ghezzi, George Seliowx, Tommy Armour, G Bicycle Races, Parade Hold Wide Interest The Second Annual Blythevllle "V" bicycle races and t«rade are scheduled to begin tomorrow morning at 9:30 when (lie parade forms at Sixth and Main Streets. The parade of decorated bikej will be escorted through town by the police and proceed to Walker Park track for the races and novelty event?, Representatives of several business firms in Blytheville will Judge the events, making the awards for the best and most originally decorated bikes In the parade and refereeing and Judging (he competitive events. These same business houses are also offering items of merchandise as awards in some of Ihe events. The Bicycle Institute of America, with headquarters in New York, has furnished' a total of 26 prizes to be awarded In the event. The order of events will be as follows: 1. Parade, beginning at 9:30; 1, Race for boys 11 years and under, 3. Race for boys 12-14 years, 4. Race for boys 15 years and over, S. Cycle Gilding for Girls. 13 years and under, 6. cycle Gliding for Hoys 11 years and under, 7. Cycle Gliding for Girls 14 years and over, 8- Cycle Gliding for boys 12-14 years, 9. Cycle Gliding for boys 15 years and over, 10. Plank riding for girls 13 years and under, 11. Plank riding for boys 11 years and' under, 12. Plank riding for girls 14 years and over, 13. Plank riding lor boys 12-14 years and 14. Plank riding for boys 15 years and over. Boys and girls who have already turned In their entry blanks are: Douglas Graham, Peggy Ellcdge, Bobby Hodge, Juanita Ferguson, Charles Gurnow, Betty 1/ee Garrott, Stanley Ingrum, Don Co'peland, Wairen Moxley, Danny Cobb, nob- by Bagaell, jerry Nallj James earner, Dorothy Shepherd. Robert Holt, Fay o. DavU, Adam Taylor, Max B. James, Jimmy Gofoiih, Donald Brown, Wayne Burnham, Manley Feinberg »nd John L,. tog- gins, According to Chinese tradition.^, use of cloth was evolved from I lie practice of women earring their children In fiber nets. BLYTHEVILLES ONLY All WHITE THEATPF, I •^^^^^^•^^••IBi^^^^^BX I Show SUriK Weekdays 7:6fl p. ln . Saturday 1:M p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. r- - r., • : -^ ""'• ^•"-"'b'-i milieu HI men- entry blanks are" Fazto. Skip Alexander. Eric Monte. | Paul Weslbrook Jerry Strickland Free! n n «-kin S . Al Smith, Gene Billy Dan PWH p.,. Bm A( m ck j Kuncs ana John Bulla. | B. Kennedy Gal Lc e WhlUett Caruthersville --Man Falls 19 feet; ril IB ilocal 3 CO. broken -. ' assistant ville lallieil 3.780. Lowell Nelson Resigns Jonesboro Coaching Post S7.5CO amateur-pi-ofessional Greenbrier golf tournament He is one of IS pros who will team up with 45 amateurs in tha tourney. Each pro will be paired vcith three amateurs. -Eightce-i holes will be played Saturday and the concluding 18 Suno'ny. Pairings and the division of prize monej for Ihe pros will be determined at a drawing today. The winning amateur will receive > Sheffield plate. . • In addition to Snead, the other pros who will compete r>re B C n Hogan, Craig Wood, Henry Cotton Tonight Big Stage Show Tonight In Person Paul Howard and Ills Grand Ole Opry Gang fc and the ^ ARKANSAS COTTON PICKERS featuring El mcr Parks Comedian Also Bui Double Feature Goldcrcst(2>BEER TEHNESSEI BHEWINC CO. MEMPHIS JONESBOHO. Ark.. left *™* wliea/a" support, of »n overhead _aMt car broke and he fell 10 ***t t» the pavement below. fcolt is well known In amateur . •ieb-ill circles in this section, having pitched (or the past few years oo different teams. He was schc- Iduted to pilch one game of a dottb- Je-fccader Sunday for the Bernard B ™ c £ cU tcilm of Concord, in the iMotB end of the county. Southed j ri° H^Tnrt JUnl ° r ",' S ' h S *° 01 '° f „, . Jicials today were faced with the problem of employing a new head coach following the resignation of Lowell Nelson earlier Ihis Coach \veck. Nelson New Theatre Manila s Finest Show! EVERY MGHT fff Opens Week Oays 1:00 p.m Matinee Saturday * Sunday Sal-San. I p.m. Cont Showing Tonight "GAY RANCHERO" a Republic Picture with R«3T Rogers Al» Short Subjects HI^^E^^HSKiW^H^^^HM^B ITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Attends Training Course CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., April 15 ' who took over the reigns the Junior high grid post last ptcmber. gave no definite reason 1 his resignation. However, he in- :alcrt that he may remain in the Jcoachinc profession. Athletic Director Clnrence Get.-. stated that no successor to Nelson | had been named but that he expect I nd Ihe post to be filled In the near future. Friday & Saturday "Hoppy Rides Again" with Hopalons C'^ssidy Cnrtaon and Chapter 2 of "Adventures of Kcx and Kinly" SATURDAY OWL SHOW "KID MILLIONS" with Eddie Canlor AUo Cartoon Saturday " "Bury M« Nof on the Lon« Prairie" e . with •* Jeiuuir Mack Brown ^ Al»« Shorts SATURDAY OWL SHOW "Th« Dangerous Years" with •«I»T Gray and Trevor Howard ^ &rfcc*«4 Shcrt S»b)ecl Sunday and Monday ' "Ca$» Timb«rl«n«" Sunday and Monday Tuesday t Club ' ! Union office here. 1,5 on Ip.ivc at- i CARLTTHFnsvn i P- \in A « ,r ' , venter nf Mountain Grove. Mo i ' Courier NC-.V., Ac!.,. SUORAH-S 7CROW^ eitnDtOWHISKtV, 86.3 Proof. 65y.fitain Neutul Spirit!. Seiffn-Diitilfeii Coreoialioo. Chiysler Building. New York SEE PHILLIP HIS NEW LOCATION 110 South Fifth Street Specials On Beer For My Opening Friday: DONNA REED TOM DRAKE Also Cartoon IN CANS: FALSTAFF . REGAL RED TOP ALE Per Case $4.00 Per Case $4.00 Per Case $4.00 IN BOTTLES: GRIESEDIECK . FALSTAFF REGAL These Prices Good For 1 Week Per Case $3.15 Per Case $3.15 Per Case $3.15 THE BEST IN BONDED WHISKIES, SUCH AS ... OLD GRANDAD OLD FORESTER I. W. HARPER STRAIGHT WHISKIES, SUCH AS ... CASCADE WALKER'S DE LUXE ANCIENT AGE A GOOD SELECTION OF BLENDED WHISKIES CALVERT'S SCH EN LEY'S SEAGRAM'S HILL & HILL BOURBON DE LUXE SUNNYBROOK """""""""•"•"•••""••"••---»••--•-•-•-»-•.••»•••*•••••••••».•••• YOU'LL FIND THAT WE CARRY A FINE LINE OF IMPORTED SCOTCH, AND IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC WINES OF ALL TYPES AND VINTAGE. Philip Applebaum's LIQUOR STORE 110 South Fifth Street Saturday "Hit the Saddle" with the Three Mesquitwrs Serial! -King: o( the Forest Rangers" Also Cartoon gatnrday Owl Show at It p.m. me WEri^i vnivr FlVERNGERSi Sup«r-h,t! ROBERT ANDREA PETER ' ALDA-KING-LORRE Serial "The Cr| msfln Ghost "I Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday "Whor Next, Corporal Hargrove?" Kith Roberl Walker and Jean Porttr Also News and Cartoon Dial 4261 Opening 1; SUrll 7:39 TONIGHT "Tumblewecd Trail" with Eddie Dean and his Flash Seial: "The Royal Mounlrd Rides AgAln" Also .Short] SATURDAY OWI, SHOW " Starts at 10i45 p.m. "The Spider Woman Strikes Back" wi(h G»tt Sondfrt«ar ( l, Kirby Grant and Rrenda Joyce Also Short Subject Sunday and Monday "To Each His Own" with OlirU !><• HaviUnd. Mary Andrrsoa and Roland Culver Warner News - Also ShorUi

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