The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 1, 1948
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 1048 Weather Change Favors Michigan Wolverines Welcome End of Heat Wave; Both Teams Ready (By United I'ressl ^^Vlichigan In tile Rose Bowl and W.nn Slate in the Cotton Bowl got tile biggest breaks In the last-minute weather changes as 10 bowl games marked finis lo Ihe' football season today. The end of a heat wave brought happy smiles to the faces of Michigan supporters as the undefeated and untied Wolverines, rated 14 ','•• point favorites, met Southern California before 93.000 in thc Ros« Bowl at Pasadena, Cal. Michigan Coach Fritz Crisler was somewhat concerned about the practice his team missed during the past few days, but the fact that star back Dob Cbappuls was okny despite a knee Injury dispelled his fears. A cold wave smacked Dallas. Tex., In time for the Cotton Bowl, and that was Rood news for Penn State. Coach Bob Higgins was afraid his undefeated and untied Eastern champions would be forced lo meet Southern Methodist in Summerv heat. Nevertheless, SMU was favored by seven points. There was the definite threat of rain for the till watched by 45.500. Texas, on the basis of its record of one defeat this season, was a 6'.4 point choice over twice-vanquished Alabama before 12,000 In the Sugar Bowl at New Orleans. The weather was murky and windy as an aftermath of yesterday's tornado. In Miami, a mild TO-dcgree tem- parature was predicted for the Orange Bowl between Georgia Tech and Kansas. Tech was an eight- point favorite over the big six Campions in the game played be- •fe S7.000. East all-stars rated 1V> point choicer over the West in the Shriner's all- star game at San Francisco. But Lujack's passing prowess figured to suffer If the threat of rain materialized into actual raindrops as 60,000 bulged San Francisco's Kezar Stadium. Mississippi was seven-point choice to lick Texas Christian before 28,000 in the Delta Bowl at Memphis, PennStateArrives Hogs and Indians In Dixie Inaugural BLYTHF.Vtl.l.E (ARK.) COURIER - NEWS Credit Him With an Assist PAGE SEVEN Arkansas Favored In Bowl Clash With William and Mary lly Roland Dopson (Unllfd Press ports Writer) BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. Jan. 1 — <UP>— The William and Mnry Indians. Southern Conference Champions. and Ihe University of Arkansas Hazorbucks met here today [ in the inaugural game of tlic Dixie Bowl. Coach John Barnhlll of Arkansas said he brought "one of the best lenms 1 have ever coached" for Die battle against the William and Mnry powerhouse. The Indians, seven point underdogs, have a season record of nine victories ntirt one defeat and Arkansas five victories. four defeats and one tie. The spark of the Arkansas attack was Clyde "Smackover" Scott nn All-?outhwesl Conference and former Navy halfback. Coach Rube McCray was expected to shcol a bevy or backs against this star. Including nble jack Cloud. Tommy Korcjowjki and Stan Magrelak. Some 30.000 people— a few tliou- • sand .short of a sell-out— were ex- pectert Iti lesion Held before the < kickoff ai '2 p.m. The weatherman, not too kind on : the Dixie Bowl's first venture, promised occasional showers with warm temperatures, Outfielder Bobby Thomson of the New York CJianls dries the d ^,±J"°'fcj". 11 '^./ 1 ' 1 '- <«"">" h«"«e, .The Gotland Steve Suhey, Penn State's All- American guard, tries on the "Tex-, The lineups: W. & M. , -, as hat" which was presented him! Bob Steckroth L. E. •- • - ' - - upon the team's arrival in Dailns Steve and his tenmmates arrived; in Dallas to begin practice ses-: sions for Ihe New Year's Day game in thc Cotton Bowl with the . . Ralph Sazio.. L. T. L. Ol Southern Methodist Mustangs. (NEA Telcphoto.i Texas and Alabama NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 1. (UP} — Dill Safko T. Thompson.. C. • Knox Ramsey R.G. H. Cauglnon R. T. Louis Hoitsma II. 0. Tom Mikula CJ.D. T. Korczowskl L H. Henry Blanc.. R. '3. Jack Cloud.. F. 3. Officials: Hiegins. S. E. Hoffman, Pennsylvania; Ole Miss Favored In Delia Contest *o Rebels Receive Two Touchdown Rating Over Horned Frogs A favored Texas team thundered i Field Judg onto the field today to meet mighty ! Alabama head-on in the I4th an- ', nllat Sli::ar Bowl classic before a capacity crowd of 72.000. Ready and eager for the 1:45 p.m. kickoff were two of the game's greatest modern passers. Bobby Layne, All-America Texas quarterback. and Hairy Gibner, sensation- Alabama bal'i-toter. Coach Blair Cherrv lerialist, punter and brought his Texas Longhorns to New Orleans at 6:30 a.m. yesterday. They went through a light workout at Tulane University. The Alabama club broke training yesterday at Biloxi, Miss., and moved in for a final check and light drill under the supervision of coach Tenn. Arkansas was favored over William and Mary before 30.000 in the Dixie Bowl at Birmingham. Ala., and Georgia rated Ti points better than Maryland in the 'Gator Bowl before 22,000 at Jacksonville. Plu. But that's not the full list. In all, a record number of 16 college games were on the docket for this New Year's Day. Hardin-Simmons niel San Diego] Harold iRed) Drew and his staff. state in the Harbor Bowl at San! Diego, Nevada faced Norlh Texas state in the Salad Bowl at Phoenix. Ariz., Miami, O.. met Texas Tech in the Sun Bowl at El Paso, Tex. 1 Hawaii was host to Redlands! Cal., in the Pineapple Bowl at Honolulu. Too, the only all-Negro game was set between Wilberforce and Gram- oling In Ihe Vulcan Bowl at Birmingham, and the Tampa. Fla.. Cigar Bowl matched the only two undefented-and-unticd teams ID play in a New Year's Day Game: West Chester. Pa., Teachers vs. Missouri Valley. Arkansas - • Jim Cox lias. Liveley T. Roberts Billy Thomas ..Hay Peters ..Jim Minor nv ..,.„. 'Kc C plpkt '""""' ?™ Vrls miter) Clvde Sco MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. I BUly l a ,!-Heavily-favored Mississippi meels L Campbell an m >- nnd -™>»hig Texas Chrlsllan Referee -Jimmle C. •;?""" i <1(ia >' "> tlw «'••"• """i.i.l M. U.; Umpire-Walter I ".'"." R 0 *'' K J" nc . bcr °'' c " "dloul ciowri of 28,000 nt Crump Stadium A Browing air of leiisic nnd excitement pripped this colorful river city for thc sporting event In Us recent history, niul the spirit spread to both football tennis as they awaited thc 2 p.m. kickoff. The only disturbing factor was thc weather, official forecasts were for "cloudy jnrt cold, wlih occasional sleet and snow fhirrle.s." In that, however, ovcrs'llllng was running true to form, since every fnotbnll Saturday here (his year has been marked by torrential rains. Thc Horned Frogs of Texas have Linesman—Harry Taylor. T. C. U.; -L. J. Perry, Elon. Texans Favored Over Penn State In Cotton Bowl DALLAS. Tex. Jan. 1. (U.r.1 — Soulhern Methodist University and 1 Penn State, the only two 1 nalion's undefenlcd teams of the to bo Florida Woman Fatnlly Burned in Wrecked Auto JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 1. (UP)—A woman was burned to death when she became trapped in a gasoline-soaked automobile which [ paired against each other in post- been In (own since Tuesday. The. j season classic, scmarrcd off before Southeastern Conference Champion . a sell-out throng of 45.500 In the ""' ' 1 15th annual Cotton Howl football game today. It was the nation's top defense. ..„.. _ _. [ aggregation against one of the most , several clays ago and had "eased up 1U1(I Georjrc Qulsl of Slanford Will i explosive offensives of the season "'"'" ""'•' '"" : ' "'" ' ' " as the undefeated, untied Penusyl- vanians lined up for the 2:15 p.m. Rebels arrived their campus Miss. Both teams this morning from at nearby Oxford. ended rough work Led by All-Americans Johnny Lujack nuri Ocorfre Connor of No're, Tor.y Minisi of Penn nii'l Hill Swinckl «[ Columbia, Ihe took I'm: field u i>-2 favorite >o whip Iho West in the s:ird renewal of the Shrine charily nll-stnr fool- ball game nt Kcznr Stadium today before UO.OCO. The weather foreciiM was for tn- crcusiUR cloudiness and possible late scullered showers. Klckolf lime was 5 p.m. (EST). Selection of thc East team us thc favorite followed a pattern of lone, standing, due lo (lie hiRhly-puh- HclKcri names usually Bracing Ihi; Eastern raster. However. Ihe records show thc West ha.s ivon 12 limes, the East six and four liave ended In ties In past encomiteis. Holding down Ihe key spot on Ihe West team was Herman Wcclemcy- er. Ihe sensational trlplc-lhreiil star from Hawaii and St. Mary's college. Wcdcmcyer wns lagged for the Icft-haUbac-k post, from where he usually puts his, groat runnliv passing and kicking talents on display. With Wcdemeyer in the No 1 West, barkfield were Virgil Eikenberg of Hire. Cal Rossi of UCLA Anderson Cries OverName Policy Michigan Senator To Concentrate on His Present Duties By I'rcrt Mullen United Press Start Correspondent WASHINGTON. Jtm, 1. (UP) — A .Senate Itivesllsatlor said today thai Agriculture Secretary Clinton P. Anderson has only himself lo blame If he feels consclence-slrlck- cn uerause o[ publicity ijlvcn prlv- ali' citizens spcculndng in looil- SlHlfB. Anderson (old news reporter! yesterday his conscience «•«» bothering him and said he wns ready In nvommcnd to President Truman lhal hi.s imictlce of releasing loim llsls of speculators cense. Me cllecl (he letler of » Texns doctor who snld he fenred his reputation would be ruined wliru It be- ciunc known he hnd once jnecti- Inli'd In commodities. Anderson Mild he would seek lo limit lists lo government employes. Sen. William F, Knowlnnd, R. C:il.. member ol the Semite Appro- phlnliLUls Subcommittee lnvestli;n(- K siicculatlon by (eclcrnl rmploycs. "Anybotly who hnMi'i hnd lu- Nitle Infoimation RhouUleu't feel Imit, Ihey'Vf pot nothing lo worry about." Says AmUTNcm iu nLimr He snld Hint the committee has bei'u seeking only the names o! federal employes who linve used Inside Infni million on government plans to pilrcllLise foodstuffs for foreign relic! and export, and those who iuul parsed on such Informal- km to thl'lr frlrnds fO]- a quick giunble. l ; \u - all but a few federal officials, he snld, I heir is nothing lllrgnl »hout speculation Knnvvlnnd vecHlled Ihut when Anderson npiienrecl l>efore the full appropriations committee Dec. 10 hp refused lo give the committee any informntlon unless he was permitted to produce nil names for the committee nnd slmullnneously turn the whole thing over to the public. "It was Anderson hlmseU who snltl Hint If any names were given oul, the names of all siirculntors would be given out slmullniieotLsly with those of persons In thc government.' 1 Knoyland said. "He got Marled publishing thc names." Anderson, ye.slerdny relcnsed a list of 2fi government employes who held positions on the cotton and egg markets July 31, but no big names were. Involved. Distance Man Atom Research Activity Shifted to Chicago Unit WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 ; (UP) _ n an effort to speed development 'f ntomlo power for Industrial and otiimcrctnl use, the Atomic Eoer- y Commission announced today tt vas shifting an Important ptrt'of ts research from the Oak Ridge, •cr.n., laboratories to the Argonri* National Laboratory near Chlc»go. Henceforth the commlsilon said will concentrate Its "reactor re- carch" program «t the aboratory. Ralph Killer keeps his eves sharp practicing jnlttinR in the backyard of hu Alluimbva, Calif,, home. Tht> younj; I'llts- IxirRli oulftoldcr last season lied Johnny Mi/c of Ihe Giants for the major learnt! honm run leadership with 51 in sliowiuK the way in slugcirg percentage with .(i3tf. - workouts Just to keep . A semi-automatic, electrically- operated washer has been devised from seat. in which giant locomotives can be scrubbed, rinsed and polished in IS minutes. average rushing per game over a nine-game route nnd a fleet of speedy, hard-driving backs that I brought the school Its first un; blemished grid record 'in 35 years. I The Mustangs, making their first ; bowl appearance since a 7-0 set- In Lujfick and MinL=l In the Ka.rt bnckficld were Dob Hnillji of Iowa] mid Bill Luongrt of Penn. The west Spilled Gasoline Floats Down North Carolina Stream Past 3 Villages ROXBOUO, N. C., .Inn. 1. (UP) — i Two fire companies stood watch nt Petrilfo Carries Dut Decree to Ban Recordings CHIOAC1O. Jan. 1. (UP)— Jame .1. Petrillo called all members of hi American Fcdcralton of Musician out of the nation's recording stu dlos today, carrying out his dccl ration lhal they "never umil would cut n phonograph disc. The bun on recordings and trans crlptlons was Intended lo force ra dlo stations, dance halls and lav cms to hire "live musicians. "After the first of the year, if Ihe want musicians they'll have to bu them In Ihe flesh." Pclrllln sal last Oct. 16 when lie announced th ban. He appeared adamant torta Asked If he would ever let his mem hope. Charley Concrly nnd Barney Poole. All-America stnrs who set new records for passing and receiving this year. Jfeycr will shoot with LJiulv Berry and powerhouse fullback Pclc Stout. TCU outweighs Ole Miss at nearly every point, but Ihe flebs rate one or two-touchdown favor- and the fed by a broken fuel line, quickly engulfed the small sedan after it went out- of control and turned on its side. County police said Mrs. R. H. White died while pinned in the Her husband, a chief (back at the hands of Stanford pharmacists- male at Ihe Naval Air tnc Rosc Bow , 12 Syca ' rs i," "Tot ._ . fetation here, escaped with minor W ere established as slight favorites, "cs on the basis of speed injmies. He was listed as driver. ] mainly because of the questionable | Concrly-Poole combination. • i condition of Penn State Capt. John Polsklan nt end nt guard and certain loss ol Johnny Chuckran as a reserve passer. At (till strength, SMU W as an early favorite over . the Invading Penn State crew, put observers watching the Lions' vicious blocking and tackling in practice after they moved their training camp to Texas, soon hedged on the six-p.oint odds they had been offering. For Gondncss Sake! DECATUR. Ind. (UP)— An Increasing number of male Jean Ifarlows are walking around the Dcc'.tur high school campus. The newest fnd nmong the high school males is pcroxided locks The creek runs through three neighboring mill communities—East Koxboro, Longhursl and Gavel. Other storage tanks In the area contain about 150,000 gallons of gasoline. Walchmen were stationed around the area to keep all persons out. and firemen estimated It would be known band leaders. Recording company official charged, however, that he was "Iry lug to eliminate an entire Industry. — To serve our customers and friends belter than ever during the coming year, so thai we may accomplish logelhcr thc production of food and essentials that will help ease world need! Pull Togather- 3/2 SOUTH 2^.° ST. PHQNE863 and John Nolan Service Station Cagcrs ; ohnny — , ,— . .._ Hard metals for bearings, pistons, cylinders, dies and machine tools can now be obtained by a new process of depositing, in an electrolytice bath, tungsten alloys on metal surfaces. — , ,— . .._ Defeat Cooter, Mo., Team The Wafccfield Service Station quintet of Blytheville defeated the Cooter independents 03 lo 41 nl the Cooter High School gym Tuesday night. Lipford and Alexander paced the Service five with 19 points each and Eason led the Independent.? with H. The Wakelk-W team is a member of the Bytllieville "Y" City Basketball League. Read Courier News Want Ads. SERVICE STATION 6 MILES BATTERIES NEVER FAIL AT A CONVENIENT TIME \ ''. • WE TEST I'.mcr With Hyilrninclcr A • WE Fill Cells Till. Pure Walcr |^ • WE CHECK Tcrnlinili & Cablet for Power l.i»< A • WE CLEAN Corrosion Fnmi All Trrnniuil, A BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. i 217 So. Second Street Phone 4422 I/ and when it's Time to Rc-Tirc...ttity FISK Iwo or Ihree days gasoline evaporated the creek nnd was before nil th or seeped Inti Imrned. Thompson Lifts Ban On Talking of Campaign ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 1. <UP)_ Gov. M. E. Thompson plans to open VadquarUra for his 1«4* guberi latorial campaign In the Atulcy Hotel her« tomorrow. Thompson salrt he does not plmn o imike any political «p«che» for icvernl weeks but that he will lift His self-Imposed ban on ttlklnj; about the campaign tomorrow. ~^™^™^^^^»^»« New Theater Manila's Finest Sliiiwg KVKRY NIOHT Box O;wni Wctk l)ay« T>M fm Matlnri- Saturday * S Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Bhnrtef Tonight "THE KISS OF DEATH" with Victor Mature and Brian llonlerr Srlrcled Short Subject* DON'T GET CAUGHT W/TH YOUR POWER DOWN! BATTERY SERVICE FREE Amirl (he rollicking noises ami hustling ex- cilemenl of New Years cclehrnlions ... let us pause .-iiiil re me m her flint we owe it to ourselves and our ncighhors ... in Ihe in- tcrcsls of a hcMcr New Yenr and other New Years lo tonic . . . (o assume the responsi- bilities of greater effort for more ahuntlanl living . . . great- er brotherhood for lasting, uni- versal peace. R. D. Hughes &Co. Friday 'BLACK HILLS" with Eddie D»n Also Shoil Subject* RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight "Bowery Buckaroos" Leo 'Jorccy Also New ullh nil the Bait Side Kids and Comedy Friday & Saturday "The Gay Cavali.r" ttllh Cisco Kid Cartoon nnd 3urt Chapter "Perllj of Nyoka" Opens at Tonight "Carnival in Coita Rica" (In Technicolor) Kith Dirk ilaymei, Vent Ellen, Caesar Romero Fox Movietone News and Short* Friday & Saturday "West of Dodge City" with Charles Starred a.i the Duranjo Kid Smiley Burnett* Serial: "Slcrel Ascnt" Chapter • Also Shorts liLYTHtVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Weekdays Bo* Office Opens 6:30 p.m. Show SUrU 6:« PJB. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:15 p.m. Show Starts 1:M p.m. Sunday Box Office Opens 1:41 Show Start* 2:N Thursday and Friday "IDEA GIRL" with George Doleni and Jail* Bfeh*p and . "THAT'S MY MAN" with Don Ameche and Katherlne MeL«4 Serial: "Daughter of D*n Q Also Short Subject*

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