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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 2, 1949
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WKPNKSDAY, MARCH 2, • — . • _ Gosnell Quintet ° n /y Three To Play Tonight District 3 Tourney For Class B Boys To Open in Wilson Six county cage cnamplons and 10 runners-up will begin action (o- nijht In the District Three class K Basketball tournament at the Wl]*on High School gymnasium. First-round play In the district meet starts at 6 o'clock tonight with four games on toni B hfs slate. ?, y ?j" C01ltin »e tomorrow night with the quarter-finals to be held Friday night, the semi-finals Saturday morning and the finals Saturday night, Opening tourney play tonight will ix two teams from Polnsett County — ryronza and Welner. They will meet In the first game al 6 o'clock with Lake City of Cralghead Meet- Ing Lepanto of Polnsett In Ihe second game at 7. Gomel! Mis- slwlppi County third place winner will take on Nettleton of Craifjhead In the third game at 8 and Greenway of Clay Couniy will meet Ihe highly-regarded West Memphis five In tonight's finale. Shawnee (n Meet l, a fe Shawnee and Wilson. Mississippi County's first and second place winners, will not see action until tomorrow night. Shawnee meets Lafe of oreene county In the first pme tomorrow night anrt Wilson tangles with Monette, County Jlrst place winner, in tomorrow night's second game. other games tomorrow night will rind Marlon of crlttenden meeting ;. Delaplalne O f Greene and Craw- fortlsville of Crlttenden playing Marmaduke of Greene. Pre-tourney ratings give the edge to Shawnee, West Memphis und Marmaduke with West Memphis the likely winner. However jtrong competition is expected from Monette «jid Nettleton. two Cralghead County .powerhouse*. Monet't* is couched by n former Wilson Hleh School athlete, Dick Parker. 1 Nightly sessions in the Inurna-' ment will he held through Satur day night starting at 6 o'clock eac night except in the finals Saturda night which will start at B. Sat Urday morning's session will bezi it 10 o'clock. The 16 teams entered In the tour ney will be battling lor thc rish to represent this district in th • ww tournament which will b held next week. Official /or the tournament ar Jim Lyons of Jonesboro and Harol "Trigger" Wall, of Manila. .NEW YORK, March 2—M>i_utah San Francisco and Cit/ College of New York looked like the best today to Join Kentucky and SI. Louis j,, the National Invitation Baskcltall Tournament field. Needing three more teams lo complete the eight-club lineup you probably wouldn't go far wrong in guessing Bradley. Western Kentucky and Loyola of Chicago. Kentucky, which has announced It will gun for both the Invitation and NCAA crowns, and St. Louis defending tltlist, are the only defin- ate nominees for the eliminations March 12.u-n.l9 at Madison Souave Garden. Asa Bushnell. NIT chairman, suld he may have some more announcements today. Western 'Kentucky (25-31. Bowl- Ing Green (20-01, Loyola of Chicago (21-5) also have shown tournament class. If this Is Ihe approximate lineup In the invitation you ran expect something like this In the NCAA now that the field Is narrowing- First district—Yale. Second—VII lanova. Columbia, or Duqiiemc probably Villanova. Third—Kentucky, accepted. Fourth—Illinois or Minnesota whichever wins Western Conference race. Fifth—Oklahoma A. nnri M. Sixth—The winner of the Southivcst Conference Scramble among Arkansas, Baylor and Rice Arizona in the picture. Seventh- Wyoming or Denver. Utah nm- prefer this one If It wins the Big Six. Eighth—The Pacific conference winner. County Class B Champions : (AKK.) COURIRn NEWS Arkansas State To Meet Ozarks In Finals Tonight Artc.. Mavch 2. ? «.*"" lln °"W*' Cham nU ?• * fhe Arkan »« Intercolle onl h, ?" u etlC * Wl " mccfc »'«• M ?h ,',', thc opencr Df a Pl»>'°f which will decide the .tale* rep ««"t»ttv e in the NAIB bwkrt ball tournament »t Kansas CUv • » v College of the Orarks n Arkansas State. After meeting here tonight, the two teams will move to Clarksvllle if "^"."J"" 1 game '"""•"I"? night If » third gnme Ij nece.war.v to (rive one team two wins, It will be plaved • t » neutral site. ' Ozarks shared the official AIC championship with Arkansas Tech ind goes Into the playoff with «. winning streak of ten games St»t« won ,11 eight of its' conference games to come up with the only perfect slate In the loop But that wasn't enough games to qualify for title consideration. State AAV Basketball Tourney in Semi-Finals LITTLE HOOK, March 2 IIP, — Semi-finals will be played here tonight in Uie Arkansas AAU men's basketball tournament. The Malco Flyers from Hot _8pring* will p; fl y Arkansas College, Mnd Morgan Insurance of Little Rock will meet Arkansas Sportin» Goods of FayeU-eville. In quarter-final game.'! last night, Malco beat Beebe Junior College, 97-69 ;Arkansa 5 College defeated Magnolia A- and M., 65-60; Morgan won over the Jonesboro Frolics 6635, and Arkansas porting Goods eliminated Little Rock Junior College S6-53. Trains at Chaffee .lames W. Lodcn, son of Mr anrt Mrs. Ollie Klllbretli of Manila, has been assigned to the Htii Regimental Combat team, after completing basic training with the Fifth Army Division at Camp Chaffee. He was one of the first recruits from Mississippi Comity under th Majestic Purse Is Feature Race AtOaklcwn HOT SPRENOd, Ark., March.?. i — Eight classy, well-matched sprinters were entered In the S2000 Majestic Hotel purse, feature race at Oaklawn Park today. Assigned lop weight of 115 pounds for, the six-furlong allowance event was M. H. Van Berg's Sir White n five-year-old which won his debut here last week in impressive fash- Ion. However, Clarence Hartwick's Flag Drill, carrying ion pounds, was expected to go to post the favorite. The six-year-old (teldlng has been consistent money finisher at Oak- la\vn. Another entry sure to be well liked was N. L. Raffelman'j Quick Tiger, winner of the Inaugural Handicap. Quick Tiger was given an Impost of 109 pounds. Bi s Head won the featured sixth race yesterday. His rider. L. C Cook, scored the first triple wli of the season. Cook nlso won will Osculndy In the «econrt and wit Fonri!,n In the fourth. naskett and c«»,h W. C. Rook. Front rotll v 'co T 7"""' '"" W * Ch ' W """"' »""*»'"»». ™- £« - r - w,,,. Sports Roundup W Ruth Fullrrtun, Jr. Death Toll Hits 23 in Storms Over Nation By Hie Assocblrd i> r r»« Ifinperninrcs modernlrd OVP1 . , hp ow-rovered no,lheasl ? rn sect OM of the country lo ,iay as Uir drat), *" 1011 ' W|>1 ^ ^ ""• lllut ol " uiiv ' sk| ™ well Bbo've ,ero sections . econs ,*" V W ''° ''"'""I" Unrt been NEW YORK, Malcli 1. MY .•,•,,, next kin heavyweight ilRln, H «i>. I'"", will not \* for n, c ».„,.,,, I'hmuploiKhip but for the huh, („ I't'HIrnl Hie world chnluploir.liirj "'«! It should he a l.umdlHRc r ni-ii won't end until (here's a knock nm ...l-1i-s( Tex Rlckurd and J,u-k i)fni|i.spy .showed Hint thc- lirnvv- i-hnnipioii.shlp Is nn c'MH-mo- l.v vnltisiiic posscsjion. Mike Ju,-nln mi'l Jut- l.outs nriilril further prao[ ...Now it iff, n , that the MR mnnrv '"Iks In tlie enleitnliinicnt t nls ('. now flnniij, ,, nvo lnrnftl „,,, |]u . ( Mid Hie trying | fl mm . e ln ,,. |l( . Ki'ninotluual oiitllt ID»t control H IF lltle --nssiiiHinjj: n flrsl-cljiw iiglncr i. i ..... " "" «'«n he found to hold ll-m)d mi l,t- flf 1 ""' 1 "'•««»y will control (he entire I X >M,, B ' n11 -' monsurrrt us i,u, ( -i, ,, R 35 . «I»I|10M. .At n ,,y ,.„(„. BUVS |, v ; "• ai M'« > «n»« also died iu ,M:,,v,"ii'-li- Mike, content to mnfco » ,,.„, '•'»""•<«». four M rh In New .lorses- uilllioi) hurks out ot the right rack- ""'' Nl>w Y " lk - 'wo In Rhode Isluiul • • """ '" Mnllln - Wilson Girls Won in '49 In.Monday's Issue of th« £7^ , Wa V?iK"-l*t that «r Hluli Scliool gl lean, was rtefendlHg cw Mi.vslsslj.iil County, Thl» w«i i i| i Onlnrln ", 1 -' '" " le '" ov «' I" the . m ^ Vflv S)JC ilenths In Cunnwaicut. which re- porl'd the heaviest fnll In Ihe No«> f.i tldiirt are., lu .,„,„„ Wl . t | on ., ,,, c BABY CHICksl SPECIAL! ' t Only This ••<. «"• iKiund to be sliovort a.vld. "|id rrmnlii Just llttlp RUVS in W« Imstiii-si,. ' Louis' Retirement Likely Will Set Off Mad Scramble for Championship Mustangs Beat Texas, 54-40 in Season Finale AUSTIN, Tex., March z_on_ Southern Methodist closed Its Southwest Conference haskctlwll season with an upset win over Texas. 54-40. here last night. SMU forward Bob Prcwitt sank 22 pnint.s and combined with George Owen to dominate both backboards. Texas' Slatter Martin, who had hit 49 points Just, three days earlier against TOO. was held to w poinls H« connected on only six of 23 shod from the field. SMU shot Into an early 10-3 lead, pushed ahead by 27-Id M halltlme and was never headed. Texas drew within four points of the Mustangs by hitting three quick field goals after Intermission but goldert again and trailed by n poinu with only a few minutes left Manuel Oritz Decisions Dado Marian of Hawaii HONOLULU. March 1- If, Bantam king Manuel Ortiz 118 El Centra. Calif.. lettuce grower knocked Dado Marino. 116'4 Hawaii', little brown doll, clea back to the flywelghf.1 last nigh i » 15 round title right. Ortiz, 32 and matched agslns- man the same age, battered Mar no's face Into pulp In IS ton-Id rounds. But never once was he able o floor the little Hawaiian Fill pmo. who took only the. first and fifth rounds. The gats was $48,312 from 10,579 ans. Arkansas' Cash Balance Fxccet/s 'January Total LITTLE ROCK. March 2. <F>-~ The State of Arkansas' Feb. 28 ash balance showed an increase ' f S2.341.037.83 over Ihe balance ' the end of January, state Treas- rer J. Vance Clayton reported estercfay. The cash balance yesterday was •17.37M36.92. Receipts for Fehni- ty were. SD.435.850.SO. and disbursements were 57.073.636.57. The balance, in trust accounts •as $15,200,898.71. >og Swallows Penny nstead ot Spending It LONDON. March 2. HV-Diana •als six-year-old collie. Bruce '"•ays paid cash for the ncws- "a'nd" 8 boi ' 8lu ncr at a nearby Then one day thc newsdealer >id her she owed him a penny An x-ray located ihe coin-In dogs stomach. Two Veterans Trainee Groups in Joint Meeting Approximately 5fl on-lhe-Job veteran trainee* were Riiest,-; of the lion oti-the-Job veteran trainees at a .special orosram for those study- fnff machinist and garage mechanics problems, at the Trades and Industries Bulldln School last night. Last night's meeting was the initial program In a planned series of exchange programs between the on-the-job and nnn on-the-Job groups. M. W. Ford, territorial dlslribiiior for Barnsdnle Oil Company, was the pr'nclpal speaker at the meeting last night. His discussion was based "" a laboratory demonstration, >«'lripr the break-down nf various types of cylinder oils, and pointed out advantages or disadvantages or tl>e various samples tested Following Mr. Ford's demonstration a cartoon film. The ABC's of Handtools. was shown bv the machine shop tccliltjues instructor ..,Tu. 0 ,,,,,,. fin- •+ MIAMI, Fin., March 2-M world heavyweight boxing pious" nnd a blllor brawl for ancial control of the Kir-.wmnni? trade arc likely results of Joe i fl ,,|,. decision to. 're-retlre nnri become a promoter. Tlie two "champs" probnblv will cmercc from this scramble- " I. Winner of n ls-round E;. Mr d Charles-Jersey Joe Walratt bout lo be promoted by Louis -and h(s ' ns _ hT?,! CS JV lnc ' wl " bt- '"'ocnlml by the National Boxlnp Assoclntloii i. Jnck Solomons, British promoter. will claim the lltle I,,, the ^.H° rn< " " scdcs i!1 ™^'i"C Lee die Mill " 0<Klcock aild "•"red- Louis touched off n,| 5 wiw scramble yesterday in ,„, . p)ris(n fashion when Abe Greene. NBA commissioner, made pnblio „ ,ei lcr wl) ch the Brown Bomber founnily reslRned as champion In his letter to Greene. Louis »role that he hsd entered n part- ncrshlp with Arthur M. WirU nnri Jtimes D. Norrls to form the international Boxing Club, tie asked for «»<« was given permission b y I Orecne to run Ihe Walcolt-Charlcs «ghl for the championship in June I »m certain you know liow sorry L In .^ '" )Cl "'" c) ""nplonshlp BO In this way," wrote- Louis to Orpcnn. •'! hnre held out for B Innp time and I won )t ,„ th( , , *- jxpccterf lo lose It the same ^ . I ™" ". T llls ls the way champion., should he made." . Ln " is . lol<i , reporters hero ns he MMH " P n "° (or a NaKs i'» " hibltion. "Tin c i a rt lo rc( , u , ^ District 3 Girls Cage Tournament To Begin March 9 Ralph Ha, lip ot i> n ,. nBO(11(| chairman o( il!e District T)m>o Athion,. Committee, said (odiw ih .t Hie, District Throe R|,V tournament would |H> played in Marked Tr prcnmixly rrixirtrd. Dates lor (lie B in. s ' lom-mimeni u'cru previously rcixirloii a* Wednesday llirmifjii Friday of (his week. H -,^" 1 " 1 ""' < '" 1 *'"' 0|>cn '" Marked lYpp o;i \Vi-dno.sday night of ue.xt week, lip .snii). Mississippi County <vlll Itnvp, tlu-ive trams omiMfrt in Ihe tmiriminrnl, Kcisei-'s ,-muit.v champion*, Wilson ss i-uniif-i-up nnrt uixorn, third place winner. Port/and U. Wins Ticket To NAIB Tournament PORTLAND. Ore.. March a-W> —The University of Portland won lie Oiciton llrkpl lo co to Ihe Nnl- lonnl Assoclnllm, of intcrcollcglntc skctlMll Toiinianicnt ill., Kansas .V by dofcnlhiR Snnthern Orcson Clumiiliir ll|> Sldr, Thp hatllp. as we see H, pi| 5 || lr of Ctianipions n u <,i,,st bis I'i-anrt nn«. ,,,,s- C.'liib. H-lilcli serins (o he- ]nst ' Us nnnic Implies . .'nvy-i-e ll)nili-y olllfll.s cn|)iib|p nf O )i- cralhiR on a inurli Inrcer sc-alr Ilimi even Jacobs' 20lli Cciiliiry Spoil- Ing Club or any oilier lonil promoter Tin- •{'. of c. i s niviii-d l,y HIP Cnliinibln Ili-oadenstlliK Ry.slrni and HIP Music Corporallon of Amrrl- cn, wluisp iulcrcsls horetoforr Imvp lipPii cnlri'lnlniiicnL on a IKIKP scale, mid i,y nt \\ fl \ synillcnu-.s n Diililldiy outfit hrndod l,y n'avc CJinniny, an astute refugee Irnm tlic enlly Is the front m iiii' for l^lT'c" i«l!i Jim Nori-Is nnd Arlliur Wlriii piovldliiR Ihe dough and promotional Mpn-l«ic«...NoiTls inari^ his mniipy in (-rain nprrations bill hr/j lilp rtppp in sporls now ns oivucr ot Hie ChlrnKo Rlndluni mid Detroit. . mila and a MB slnriiholdi-r In Mndlson Square Garden ..A Rood Riiess would be Hint one of Ihpir l)lft Ideas Is to Itccp boxing under (tir control ot (lie sporl.i crowrt nnd die arena owners rnthcr tlmn let It iui-ny Into Ihe cntertnlnincnl fiold. .Obvtonsly (here's a plnce [nr ordinary hoxliTK promolers nlnglng ordlnnry weekly shows, hut If llicy GUARANTEED In th P'Hintry, IIP.S.SPO nn<l '1'here Wit; tbe western wet MIOW tn soulhensl Keel Ion of HIP leiuprintures were nl»yp i' tndny exceiH. In Ten- tile Oni'ollnns. Rlo*ly 'i«lin-ps weie. forei-nst »"iiie llRht. min nloni; KUlf coirvi and n llltle Head Courier News Want Ails — — _ i and to ;»(> at Nashville, Iflle, N. c. TP.IIH. -niere weie .spvernl nlhpj- wet bells n,.|. n! « ihe nntltm. njiln fell In »>' <'onsl. rep,)ons of Wnslilnjitoi) Orpuon nnd eentrnl Cnlllornla Mi««- w ns repnrlp,| I,, Miuuesoln ""'hern wiwni, B ln. upper MM,I>.i» nnrt par is ,,f |i|| m) | s lvm i Ml Ij-.w than one periTllI of wills a Miccp-ssfully couteMcd ,„- "brolceii". In belvyee,, these t«- 0 . souic- >' Is llablo to net Imrte.l. t Chicks hundrtdl L. K. ASHCRAFT CO. • C'lierry *'K»llre»d. *h*n* 44*> < Opens Slirli ; : »f Wednesday « Thursday "SINGAPORE" ' " '"ii, i in >;iriil LO rClll'P 'K Rt the High i great loart off my m ^' Gales Pick Up Fish tXDNDON, March 2. l/P,_Tlie pale ,-esterday blew live [ish right into Jie nave of the nncient church at i Boston, England. ' the ring. Louis, could ier (hun lose the tltl I decided to quit." .voiingpst ever txi win ncavyu'cigia utle when he s( 0| , Braddock in 1S.17 at the ape of'^i' earned M.887.32.1.72 In his career according to Rins magnzlne. Takes Special Training Private Dcivcll p. Crowson. son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Richard Crowson of Burdette. is now attcnriinc a five- weeks course at the Oska Education Center In Oska, Japan. The school is a part of the army program lo expedite promotions. a"" 1 Marine has an altitude )f 2.823 feet, which is the grealcsl elevation within the state AUCTION SALE MAIN STREET STORE TO BE CLOSED OUT Everything will be sold ot thc price you'll pay. Fixtures and Eq«i pmcnt wi| , be sold. WATCH FOR THE NAME SALE WILL START FRIDAY, MARCH 4th One cord of seasoned Oak fuel wood will produce the same amount I neat as a ton of coal. N E W Manila, Arlc. Shows KVKRV NIGHT Bn\ Opens Week [)ay» 7:on p Stalinee Saturday & Sundaj Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. CnnL Shn lnj Wednesday & Thursday "WALK A CROOKED MILE" with Dennis (VKcefe Also Short LEACHVI LI.E , ARKANSAS. Wednesday S- Thursday "MY DEAR SECRETARY" with Lnr.ilnr (lay. Kirk DniiBlas, Helen Walker and Rudy Vallcn Paramount News & Sliorl RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday 'SHEP COMES HOME' with Roberl Lower? and Marble Paranioiml Ncwj & Short —- -~~ *~- — '^ \\- DLYTHEVILLTS ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRF S'llDW Starts, Weekday* 6:4ft p.m. Wednesday & Thursday (IXnjBI.K FKATtiRK) "BOWERY BOMBSHELL"; with I.en Gorrcv and I he Rou-cry Kids Look what you getl • Bjaulifol "fi.lmen," , moo , h fib . r of blue or maroon, ch«ck« or foji colon. • Wear-r.mtnnt tailoring, doubl. .tikh.rf on! j nemmed —no row erJgei. • Vinylile |,d«h.r«»l. and h.avy eot1on dri |, M ^ • Snu B filtine *loj(ic should.r.. • locqimod fmish-woler, dirt o n d d u ,t r.p.fl.nt Com. m and | 00 k thenj, o».r-yoo'll Ofl r.. tKi, !. the teat cover buy of lh« y«ar. RICULAR 14.95 VALUES NOW ON SALE FOR ONLY S*u for any body tcyU . . . cluh coupe, tednnet, two-door ledan, coach, convertible. "WINDJAMMER" ivilh Oeorfip O'Hrien and Consignee \Vorth Also Shnrl Thursdny Onlv- On the Stage in Person Donald Howard and Ills SmilhiR Ilillliillics TERMS AS LOW AS '1-25 A WEEK ON OUR EASY PAY PIAN Goodyear Service Store 410 W. Main Phone 2492

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