The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1947 · Page 12
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«• fV ' i TWELVE Chicks and Paps at Banquet, Tendered by Athletic Club, Elect Team Captains for '48 th, s l^8 Blythevllle Chick footbill squad by Lm member. 1 ![ th« innual banquet given BljtheUlle junior and senior high school grlddm bj the Chlckasa, Athletic Club In the calelcria ot ,„. j Blythevllle High School last night, '* : Allen, who played fullback for the » W7 Chicks and'Hodge, who plny- ;«d center, chosen by wrltlen ballot by members of the squad durln:; the program and were introduced ;as captain and co-captain by Alh- ; letlc : Director Finnan "Nig" By- ;iium. They will replace Billy Wayne :McFarland and Harold Trnylor who -will; be lost? by Ihe squad due to graduation ntxI Spring. In an elecllon held before the banquet, members of ihe Blylhe- JVille Papoose -squad elected qiiar- Sultan of Santa Glaus . ^LE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS r\ Dyess, Wilson Advance in Cage Tourney f^° IN S' 1 ' Ark - D <- c - '8-Tcams irom Uycss and Wilson I licit Schools advanced lo the semi-final. night's first game the '' ' year. . Minister principal speaker of the evening The ni»» ' >. and addressed members of (he i to ' ?„,£?!,« i T Y 0 " thp riehl •group on the part that athle ics 1 round by 'drubhL > SCIn| - f "" >I .Played fn the building of youth. I }£ , uivom" ' J3? lr??» "" He spoke in behalf of (he citi- '.JacobsDvisx fr,™ i s , orc - •xens of Blylheville. and extended sco.ci i n °hfcou™ t ^h *,?,,„! f • congratulations to members of both i The Wilson iilKh <*h i' .squads .for completing successful i pace" by fo?wird I nth™ n,,,'f ?' seasons. He.pointed out to members ; o <t the Keisc^ Yellow nTetsl'io of the teams how education and 33 In their flr,l rn,m,i „ , ? athletics go hand in hand toward i nigh" Latha S ' rt ™™ , ?{l the makmg of belter American,, j high point honors hitting the ij. 1\. . — --»-• «mn.in...__ .„.. , ..„ .,„„„,» adding that unless ones mind Is ] basket for 33 points developed along with his body, he In last, night's final becomes almost useless to society. ""• - • Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury served as toastmaster and introduced' the Rev. Mr. Balrd. C. G. Redman, pre«ldcnt of the Clilcka- saw Athletic Club introduced THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, ]84T . y — ."am-o mmj bame ihe Wilson boys downed Reiser 32 to 21 to advance lo the semi-finals. Junior Hole, of Wilson led In scoring with a tolal of 13 polnls Jlie semi-final round In both bracked will get underway tonight ! U'll ll IllA 11 HI . . J .** Babe llulli plays Sanla Cl.'tiis at the Sister Elizabeth Kenny Christ mas Party al New York's Ilolel Astor to give 65 young polio victim. .the thrill of their lives. Jimmy McCtill, 3, gels a baseball of course and Jane Greenficlci, 3Vi, a doll. „ "™" *»i'i ( ici*v VjiUU illlilUUUCUQ U1E [ WIHCKI . Visitors which .included, Supt. and i with the Wilson.' girh" meetTn^ , ^J^*:.?™ 10 ' 80 "' M M . Rosa'Dye,« at fi:30 and the WIIsS, boy! , ,Hardy, 'principal ol Blytlieville j High'School. A. E. Caldwcll, prln- cipal of junior high school, W. D. Tommy, Miss Nnmy Ponder, and Virgil Holt, members of (he high .school faculty. liosco Craflon, Max : B. Rejd, Paul Pryor, and Jack Horner, niembcvs o[ the Board of Edu. cation; Clyde Lutes and W. L. Reid. Coachra Speak Mr. Nicholson led a brief discussion on what took place at, Ihi meeting of Arkansas I Big 16) Conference schools in Ultle Rock lust! week aiid described the state fool- ball play-off system. Coach Pop Moslcy of the Papooses .introduced the Junior high ' letlermen and gave a briel recap of the 19«7 season. Coach James H. fisher, also of the Paps, wns also .introduced. Athletic Director Firman Bynum --- —- «'m v,,c *vii;>uii ooys meeting Dyess boys at 1:30, The Shnwnce girls will meet Crawiords- vllle at 8:30 iind the Sliawnee boys will meet Osccoln at 9:30. Golfer Corcoran To Head Junior Program for PGA NEW YORK, Dec. 18. (UP)-The Professional Oolfers Association today gave a vote of confidence to Freddie Corcoran as it. entrusted m,, H C < ; mbattled Boslon Irishman development of & junior eolf Program designed to help combat Communism. Corcoran, who stepped from tournament director lo promotion dl— —•--..%••» *.i*innii JJJIEUJII [ rector of thp T**"*A nfia» as ^rs^^sr s% KS 7? sB£ ;F? apirssi-sss^ is ss, ^:?,HSi "asra-C'jRS "Siui i-ar^b«?l? .rs? ^ h rsr n rSc ss.s? ^^^SM- ^e Snand" ot^-cSlrec?^ {umor'^r^^nat^ presented Coaches Bymm, and Da-j in an internal'inS*" !nlS ™-"£ vis with a large trophy on behalf "ipnt at Ihe POA's own rniir» .1 ol the senior sqund. Dimedln, pia. i-uurst ni "It l.i th D feeling of Ihe tournament sponsors advisory committee Dial, the anssver to Comnnmtsm in _.---- J-' 1 '* country as well as the -world N * RBOR ' Mich.. Dec. is. '' tllc development at a IcrirleV a K e Tjlf* Ttnivareit,, nt in~.\.: Of rif^Stn r-nMinV>IIII t "" . n ._ Michigan Squad Heads _ OWI UOITte University of Michigan football squad left today lor Passadena yhere It will meet Ihe University . of Southern California In th e Rose Bowl, Head Coach Fritz Crisler his charges through their of clean competiiton in (ports'" President Ed Dudley announced.' drill in the Michican field house appeared satisfied Smoothest Fielders in '47, Averages Show By Milton Richmaii United I'ri'ss Sporls Writer NEW YORK, Dec. 18. (UP)—The St. Louis Cardinals were Ihe National League's .smoothest fielding unit during 1917, but the Boston Brave? supplied llirce Individual defensive leaders In Bob Elllolt, Tommy Holmes and Phil Masi, official averages revealed loday. It marked the second straight year thm. the Rcdbirds won the fielding title, St. Louis registering a .979 fielding mark by handling 6,0«2 chances and committing th» least errors in Ihe circuil. 128. The Cardinals slso had the most put- onls, 4,!93. and were deadlocked with Brooklyn for the most double plays with 1C9. In individual fielding honors. H- llotl, the most valuable player In the League during 1947, topped all third basemen with an average of 956. He handled 151 chances and mane 20 errors to beat George Knrowski of SI. Louis by two points. Holmes ranked ns one of the three best defensive outfielders in the league with a .!)38 average, and Musi, third Brave leader, topped the catchers «ilh .sefl. Eddie Stanky of Brooklyn, who may be replaced by Jackie Robinson at the keystone next season, led all second basemen with a .9653 percentage. Slnnky's mark erased the old standard of .9351 posted by Lonnle Prey of the Cincinnati Reds In 1M3.' Johnny MJ7,e of the New York Giant.': led Ihe league's first base- mcn with .996. He handled 1,503 as the Moon! ure n . ,.,. ----,. u^/| uiani n^i ram-Dislilltrs Coiporalion, Chryslei Building, NwYork Grain „,„,„, Spiri( , Homi ' Little Rock, Ark., - - - Distributrs Elliott Roosevelt Starts War on Price Congers Selling Christmas Trees POUGHKEEPSIE. N. Y Dec 18 (UP)— Elliott Roosevelt sold Christmas trees to the public for $1 each today. He said he offered them to the public himself "in order to make Christians out ot Christmas tree dealers" who are selling trees raised at Hyde Park for as high as S35. The son of the late President 5 aH he priced any tree up to 12 feet high at $1 to combat price gouging oy dealers In (he New York area to whom he sold 80,000 spruce for 65 cents each. Roosevelt said that within seven years he expects to sell 100 000 trees annually from the 84U-acre Val- Kill farm he and his mother purchased from his father's eslale To Stage Three Games Tonight Teams In the "Y" city Basketball league play three games on Ihe Armory court tonight as the cnsnplonshlp rac e mounts In interest, with all teams still in tne race. The Wakefield Service five, lead- Ing the loop, will ilnd the pressure on tonight as they play Lo y Elch in the opening contest at 7:00 p m Simpson Oil meets Hays Store in the second game at g with Hays favored lo cop this one. Ark-Mo Power Company's improved floor gam e . will be pitted against the strong playmore Billiards quint l n an unpredictable nightcap. With tonight's games. Wakeffeld Service Station with two wins could establish Itself in a strong -— •• >•"•" posillon to take the first half i 51111 «hing at high altitudes, crown bill Loy Etch. Hays Store , Dec is. (IJ P ,_. New Orleans was promised a new stadium within two years today as ' the Pittsburgh pirates took over! operation of the city's Class AA southern Association team I The pirates bought Hie club oul right, Including the present 1'eli can stadium, lite franchise n n <i 37 players. At the same time, the Pirates are assuming Now Orleans' working agreements with New Iberia. La., of the Kvangellnc League and Anderson, S. C., In the Tri- State league. Atomics Progresses MINNEAPOLIS I UP.)—University of Minnesota physicists are working on a mechanism that will photograph cosmic ray action 20 miles above the earth. Three nuclear physicists say (hey have nearly , completed a 14-pound cloud cliam- | ber and a motion picture camera to ' ratch tne traces of natural atom- P ? wer , and Pla y' nore Bll leadership. 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