The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 30, 1947
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fAGK SIX BI,miKVIU,fc (ARK.)' COURIEU NEWS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1947 Canny, Roberts, Coffield Trio Too Much for Welch Brothers Coaches Mourn Bowl Outlook Grid Mentors Shed Alligator Tears, Express Grove' Fears (By Unllfd Prcw) Football coaches, who usually have the personalities o( piofes-slon- nl mourners, outdid themselves today and predicted dire happenings _ , lu ... for their teams In New Year's Dayi opponents in Die ihirrt and dcclil- j (h( . s . lnll , hoacllock Ilia) l>ut Ja. bowl games. Ing round to claim their lirsl vie- ,i Wl . lr!l O1U m ji,,, rim round to rlim- The mat trio of Bill Canny, Red Hobcrls and Jim Co/field proved supreme la-st night sis the liners grapplers slugged their way to ;< lag match victory over three of the lour famous Welch brothers, Roy, Jack and Lester, in the feature al- liTiCtlon of the American Legion's weekly wrestling program. Using a bit of strategy along with their-brutal fistic maneuvers. Rob- j <.„,",', J,^ ,'hi.s automatically made the erts, Canny and Coffield completely ] w | nm , !-s ,,| th,, third round (he vie- firs', fall in 20 mjnulr.s wll)i I/'slcr and Roy phiying' Hie major roU'i. Jack Welch was (ho lirst to br olim- inntod in tins round, a victim i>f Roberts 1 Japanese ht-iKllock, Hut lister and Koy, onrnKcrl hy tin: mi<tc)>i:<r.[l tartli-s nsrd by their opponents retaliated by whlpsriJii! tlie trio nf mi-anles 10 minutes later. With !!>(' Kwonit lull declined 110 out-fought and 'out-smarted their tors of the mulch. HobiTis There lot nor wasn't an optimist in the A dry towel In the house us these assembly-line producers of alligator tears let themselves go. At New Orleans, Dana X. Bible, lory as a trio. The match \vafc rough all way and the second fall got so much out of hand thai rJeferec-Promoic-r Mike Meroncy had to slop the bont athletic director of the Texas Long- after 10 minutes nnd declare the horns sounded the keynote at ft round "no contest". The figlit was "whine and dine" luncheon when frequented with froc-tor-nll and said that rain which started "" one of these occasions, Referee 1 '• emerged from he Ihe floor s. One of ri|>i>cd the officials white uniform from his body and was using the remnants as an Illegal weapon io choke an opponent. The Welch Brothers copped the inale Ij'.slor in IS minutes o( the last fall ar.d the rest was eiisy. Canny rilmmalrd Hoy Welch five- minutes Inter with body slams an;] a pit) and Rohert.s took tare of Jack seven minutes laler with * crab hold. In tin 1 three i)ne r fall preliminary bouts, Colficlrt d'elcwvted Lester Welch in ^0 minules witlVn .Stranf-- Icr Lewis licadlock and a bruly^i Jack Welch rtpfculcit Koljr.tls iv miiiiite.s with an inside one-leg crab hold and finy Welch whipped Canny in 10 minutes with body slams and a pin. Rickey Offers Aid 2 Boxers Told early yesterday "will dull our wea-! Meroncy pons." Bible, speaking for Coach' '" * ~ Blair Cherry, who apparently was too choked up lo make an appearance, said that rain or a wet field would be no good for the hard- running, fancy-passing Longhorns. Of course, Bible didn't lake into account that the rain would bother Alabama's Crimson Tide. At Pasadena, Cal., where Michigan Coach Fritz Crisler has been! walling ever since he arrived thai the hot weather was making his boys indolent, he now was dis- NEW YORK. Dec. 30. <UP)— lilt-; incuts, Ihe di-fending champion Ok- j turbed over prospects of rain for the' tcrncss ,jvcr rough tactics and al- i lahoma Agties and the unbeaten' Rose Bowl game with Southern^ ] c ,, P[ i po or sportsmanship developed' Texas Lumliurns were- favored to, California. The wealher bureau | nl T., in today in the metropolitan, meet in the finals. Texas, which there predicted rain would fall on To Brooklyn's Pro Football Dodgers NKW YORK. Dec. 30. (UP)—The MI-Amcrlra l-'ootbull Conference, no'.v .saleiy rstabli.sliccl after thi daring of jKwl-wir fijx>rt,s yen(.HITS, was In a position today to in with two or the most successful baseball clubs in tlie majors —tlie Brooklyn Dodgers nnd the Detroit, Tigers. The All-America, which operates in Brooklyn bill under ownership which has no connection with the Dudleys, cannot continue io maintain the franchise there, and play al Rljfccts Field without tlie c-on:,ent of Francli Rlckc-y, head ol the Hruoklyn baseball t'mpire. '1'herc is no alternately good plajliiK site Rickey has suggested to conference moguls thai he would he Bind to take over the footbnll Dodgers iuirl attempt to build Ihem up .is suin'c.s.sfully as he has built up the baseball club, which last Summer broke all National Ix-aguc attendance records. Coach of NYU Denounces Rough oncV Tumble Tactics Used In Cage Games: Racing Board Refuses^Bid Tigers In Ihe center of the controversy. New Year's Eve tind might continue through the next day. Crisler promptly accepted the offer of th>= Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum promoters, who loaned their $10.- .[. ne hard feelings were aired ycs- 000 nylon tarpaulin to cover Ihe: t^uy when white-haired Coach turf in the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Howard Cimn of New York Unl- CoacrT Jeff Crnvalh of Southern | ve ,- 6 ity' s unbeaten Violets said Mis- California's trudging Trojans grim- 501 ,' r | "players were guilty of basketball picture for the second' meets Alabama lnnii;!it. drubbcri lime In less than a year with New Georgia Tech. 54 lo 45 while Okla- York University and the Missouri LITTLE ROCK. Ark., I>c. 30. (UP)—The Arkansas Racing Commission Monday refused lo t;ike action on an application to open a second 3 - acc track in Garlund County ant! delayed action on tince applications lor dog racing plants in Arkansas. home A. .fc M., opposing Iluylor, defeated Hamilcn of St. Paul, Minn., Th( , commission approved Fej. I •Hi to :j[J. liaylor moved up with a as.Mar. 27 as dates for the rcRUlnr 1 Title Defense Is Necessary WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UP) — Tlie National Boxing Association, In final ratings (or 1947, warned hoxcrs Willie Pep and Ous Lesiicv- ich today lo make "long overdue" defence of their titles nnd at the same lime declared Jersey Joe Walcott as the "logical contender" for the heavyweight crown held for 10 years by -Joe Louis. Abe .1. Green of Paterson, N. J. (he president of the N. B. A., said lhat both Pep. the featherweight champion, and I^esnevich, the light- heavyweighl Ullchuldei-, had been dilatory alx>ut arranging defenses. Walcott was given the nod us Ihc lone lop challenger In the heavyweight division because of his Bleat fight agfihist Louis early this month in which he nearly dethroned Uio champion in -A 15- lound bout at Mndlson Square Garden. In tne middleweight, division, 1 the N. 13. A. placed Marcel Cerdeu of France ahead of former fiddle- u-eisht champion Tony Zale. among ihe aspirants for Rockcy Gra?.ia- no's crown. Griuiano won [he title from Zale last summer In the "boul of the year" at Chicago. The N. B. A. apparently figured that Zale, who has slowed up considerably, 'was not u.s formidable a challenger at Cerdan who has been an impressive boxer since he came out of Europe billed as the greatest French rlngmnn since Georges Carpentlcr. In the welterweight division, the N. A. B. made it easy on champion j Ray (StiRfirl Robinson by refusing Chicks' and Paps' Tickets To Bowl Game Delivered J. P. Friend of Blythcville who was ill charge of tickets sales for Ihe American Legion's Delta Bowl s]>cclal train which was cancelled last weekend, announced today that tickets for members of the Blythc- ville Junior and Senior High School football teams have arrived and will be distributed tomorrow. i Ion and that members o! th* Mr. Friend stated U»l Marshall! ^»adsi«ayplcku,, their ticket* _, , , , .. , , ,, ' at Martin and Boydalon store Blackuid, a member of the Legion's. nlorrow _ to- coimnittee in cliarge of arrangements for the special train, has been placed In charge of distribut- RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight "VARIETY GIRL" with All Slur Cast Warner News and Shorts Tickets to tne Memphis game were furnished members ol the two teams by several Blytheville business firms. Two special coacliei will be added to the Frisco's morning train New Year's Day to ao comodate the members of the teams he said. One of the latest fabrics, called "azion," i-s made from skimmed milk. It can be combined with either w^ool or cotton to produce mar^Mft new types of fabrics. T^ Wednesday & Thursday "Bowery Buckaroos" with Gorccy and the Bust Side Kid Also News and Comedy types More than 8000 new dahlias were produced ten-year period. varieties of within » Opens at 6:30 p.m.; Starts 1:00 p.m Tonight "THE SON OF RUSTY" with Ted Donaldson, Stephen Dunne and dutf "Itusty" Serial: "Brick Bradford" Chapter I Wednesday Thursday ''Carnival in Costa Rica" (In Technicolor) with Dick Haymes, Vcra Ellen, Caesar Honicro Fox Movietone News and Sliuitf. BUYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE.. Weekdays Box Office Open* 6:30 p.m. Show Starll 6:45 p.m. Salurduj Box Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 Jy surveyed the situation, ate hearty breakfast and said "we'll be ready." Coach Oeorge Sauer of the Kann»s Jayhawkcrs was so dissatisfied with the team's showing ta n morning workout lhat he sent it back into action In the afternoon "nasty name-canine" In their Saturday night 10 to C3 roughhouse defeat In which a total of 70 fouls was called. Cann, without referring to Missouri coach Wilbur Stalcup by immc. said lhat ."it is «p In Hie coaches to tench sportsmanship." He was quick to emphasize, \\ovi- 30 lo 29 victory over Wyoming nnd j Spring meet at Oaklawn Park in Alabama beat Rice, 4ft to -12.- ] [ol gnrings and named six track The Fort Worth tournament vie- | officials. tors were Southern Methodist. fi5 [ v si nee Bryant of ISoi 'iprlivs propo.sed in an application filed last April 21 lo build a $1.500,000 horse racing track and a $500.003 dog rac- recogni/e a logical challenger. Montgomery, the former and Erdlque Bolanos and i Gene Burton were listed at the logical contenders for Ike Williams' lightweight title. lo 57 over .Hiirdin-Simmons; Texas Wc.sleyun which drubbed Tcxus Christian. 5-i to 'IT. Texas A. <t M., which topped Louisiana State, -IS lo 41; and North Texas Slate which defeated Texas Tech. SO to !fi. »t Miami tn a late drill for the ever,, that no racial remarks were Orange Bowl-game against Georgia | included in the banter from the Mis- j Blythcville 'Y' Schedules Ping Pong Tournament Tech. At Dallas. Tex., Coach Bob Hig- 1 gins of Penn Stale couldn't see anything nice about the blue skies and 65-degree weather. "We want it cold by New Year's Day," he said. "We can't be at our best In this kind of weather." Matty Bell, coach of Southern Methodist's Mustangs who play per- ' feet record Penn State in the Cotton Bowl, wondered how his boys could get through the Easterner's defense, which was the best In the nation during the regular season, Whatever happens to the Texas Christian Frogs in the Delia Bowl i against Mississippi at Memphis, j Tenri., they won't be outnumbered. 1 Coach Lee'. Dutch Meyer was en route with his regular squad of 44 men, plus the "B" team also numbering 44. At Oxford, Miss., Coach Johnny Vaught put his Mississippi boys through a final workout before entraining for Memphis. The 'Gator Bowl battlers, Couch Jim Ta turn of Maryland and Wall? Butts of Georgia were fearful of the outcome of the game at Jacksonville, Fla. Tatum feared the passing of Georgia's quarterback, Johnny Rauch, while Butts feared his boys wouldn't get enough hard scrimmage, which he didn't let them put on because of the risk of pre-game Injuries. William and Mary College was on hand at Birmingham, Ala., lor Its Dixie Bowl gnme with Arkansas souri bench. In the previous contra- i The lirsl amiunl holiday opr-r vcrsy, Wyoming Coach Everett Sliel- i pine pons tournament sponsored by ton himself was accused of making j the BlylfccviHe "V 'will be held to- nnti-Semilic comments against tlie ; morrow atternoon in the "Y" rooms it was announced today by J. P. Garro'.t, Y director. Designed to give the bctlcr players ol BlytlH-ville, many of whom the other end o[ the basketball map ; | lllvc been away to school, an O[>in Los Angeles where Cam Hendcr- j son. coach of the Marshnll College: team from Huntlngton, W. Va.. was licensed o! "rtitchiiia" n scheduled City College basketball team when the Westerners played here last season. Meanwhile, there was acrimony on game against Santa Barbara State. Marshnll. which has advanced lo the finals of the IMS Angeles invitational basketball tournament and will meet Syracuse there tonight, cancelled a game scheduled last night aV Santa Bra'b-.un and officials of that college said they were doing It to save their reputation. Along with the quarreling there was much action, will) tournaments going on at Fort Worth, Tex., Okla- | homn City, Molinc. Til., nnd DCS • Molncs, Iowa, in addition to the one nt Los Angeles, la the Oklahoma City lourna- portunity tfj try their skill against lormer school mates, this tournament is expected to provide some exulting battles. U will be 01:0.11 U> men, women and children Find is expected to attract the older boys and yomu! men. Attractive individual awards will be presented to tho •.vinners, first second and third places being re:- oymzed, AU equipment will be provided by "Y" but individuals may u?e their own paddles if they 1 so desiie. i Drawings for posi'.ion oti the bracket will be held Wedne.sday ,it '1 p.m. nnd play status immediately ing plant six miles easl of Hot Springs on Highway 70. The commission refused to act on Bryant's horse racing proposal 0:1 the grounds that Arkansas law prohibits the operation of more thati one track in any one Arkansas County. IL appointed a tlnec-man committee to investigate ttie dog (rack proposals and report lo ils Feb. '^3 niCL-ting. On ihe committee were Arthur Ailarn.s of Jonesboro, Gene Goff ol F.iycttcvillc and Dick Waldron ol Walnut Ridp,e. The commission named as track officials. Steward George Ray, Judge Clifford Hufnagcl, Secretary E. W. liury. Paddock Judge James T. C.arkslarter Carl Burns and Chemist Ur. W. M. MackKtiear. The commission reinstated Tony Lacotiii who was suspended Spring for alleged use of an electrical device on a Batesville Sports Star Enrolls at Alabama U. splrit was the best of Ihe season, adding hastily that "you can't win on spirit only." He said his three top backs. Jack I Plying) Cloud. BATESVILLE. Ark.. Dec. 30. lUP* —Billy Ollbrenth o< Batesville. all- stale halfback at Arkansas Tech. p revealed here today that he will Two tables will be us?d in the pre- ', enter the University of Alabama in limmarv rounds in order to speed r Tuscaloosa at midterm. The flashy the action and complete <hc tour- half was in Tuscaloosa last week. Gilhreath unanimously was se- ; lected on the mythical all-state i ^^ ^ I team last'month and is considered with the semi-final and final mat- I one of tile most accurate pig-skin j chcs joins; to Uirce-out-ot-iUe towers in the s:atc. i Manila Caqers Win Two Games From Paraqould Manila High School's two basketball teams opened their post- hoiidav schedule last night with^ a pail- of wins over teams from Pa"ra- gould High School In the Manila g.-m The senior girls turned back the visiting Paragould girls by a :t9 to 36 score. Whilcockson, forward for the Pnragould learn, paced the field in rcoring with 32 points. Buck led the Lionesses with 17. In Ihe second game, the senior boys came from behind in the second half to overcome the Paragould bnys 37 to 27. Marin and J. T. Harris. Manila forwards, paced the shot making 12 points each and Mann Harris and Joe Thrclkeld . were defensive standouts lor the i Lions Three Manila teams, the senior hoys and girls and the junior girls will meet teams from Gosncll High School in the Manila High School gym tonight. nameiu in a single atlernoon. In Ihe opening rounds. t\vo-out-of- three '-anies will decide tlir Another effort toward the perfect cotton-picking machine is represented in a recent patent. It sucks up the staple by an air current, like a vacuum cleaner. Tlie feet of hummingbirds are made for perching only. These birds are helpless on the ground. TONIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE Montgomery Ward DRESS CLEARANCE 431 Greatly Reduced! Tuesday Wednesday DOUBLE FEATURE "Winter Wonderland" with Charles Drake and I.ynne Robert! FALL DRESSES Dangerous Millions New Theater Cnjey the Best of Holiday Spirits * Manila's Finest Shows EVKRV NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.ra Matinee Saturday &. Sunday Sat.-Suti. 1 p.m Conl Showlnt Tonight "GAS HOUSE KIDS IN HOLLYWOOD" with the Gas KeiifricA-y Straight Sour Bourbon ff'nisfcev Wednesday & Thursday "THE KISS OF DEATH" with Victor Mature and Brian Donlevy Selected Short Subjects Barrel! Hamilton, Inc., Distributor, I ml.-. Tommy Korczowski, and Stan Mag- | games, drfak were In Ihe best condition of the season. Arkansas continued workouts on its campus at Fayctte- villD, Ark., delaying departure uniil tomorrow. The Pigs will arrive at Birmingham on New Year's Eve. He was an all-slate guard on the re er a t Batesville High School where Arkansas Tech basketball team last t, c i nrv de both the all-state football season. . Rw j basketball- teams. Gilbreath ocean his athletic ca- and Coach Rube McCray said the ; just in time to limber up. flNTERNATIONAL^ This Emblem Identifies Great Trucks Yes Sir! We're Sincerely grateful to Our Customers and Friends Demand for International Trucks has been greater tlum supply. Our customers and friends know that. And our customers and Iriends have been patient and cooperative. But. a Tew people seem tn think thai what is called a seller's market Is a bed of roses for Uic seller. Believe ns Vhat just Isn't so. Our business is in this cornmtinity; and when things pile up so we can't take care ot our customers nnct frlcmls as f^^t ax they'd like to be taken care of, we're nnl In * spot IhM wp rnjoy at all B.ut there are two things \vere proud ol: One is Uif. M-nire maintenance we've been able io furijisli to keep International and other trucks on the job alid to hold operating costs <ii.wn. The other Is the tine cooperation we've had Ivcmi cusuimovs and friends. Our Customers and friends have been miuhty understanding; and we want to say, publicly, right now, thai we deeply appreciate the fine spirit they've shown. We urge truck operators now to do two things: 1. To continue to use our truck maintenance service for tmcks now In operation. That way they'll get best results until now trucks are delivered. 2. To place with us promptly th^ specifications fnr the new trucks they nee'd. That they'll help us mj\Vc the earliest. deliveries possible. HERE'S WISHING EVERYBODY A 312 SOUTH 2"? ST. PHONE863 as the Moon! iV SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLtNOEO WHISKEY. 86.8 Prcol. 65% Grain Nculral Spirits. Scap.nm-Diitillers Correction, Cliryslcr Building, New YorV Barrett Hamilton, Little Rock, Ark., Distributors FILLED WITH PROSPERITY AND PEACE! Blytheville Water Co- BERNARD ALLEN, Manager "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity"

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