The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 3, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 3, 1948
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PAGK SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JANUARY S, 194S Four Hunters Stranded in Cold 9 Hours DBCATUR, Ala., Jan. 8. (UP) — your duckhunters told today how they spent nln« freezing liours standing on Uny spits of land in Lost Lake near here after their boat capsized and before they were found by a rescue party. All were suffering from exposure b*t only one, Homer Tanker- jley of Decatur, was hospitalized The other marooned hunters were Jack Tankersley. an Instructor at Alabama Polytechnic Institute at Auburn, Ala.; Leroy McEntlrc. Jr., a law student at the University o! Alabama; and Frank Troup, ot Decatur. Troup and Homer Tankersley Tere hunting on separate spits when the motorboat, occupied by the other two hunters, overturned In choppy water. McEntire and Jack Tankersley were dragged under the Icy water as the boat capsized but managed to make their way to Troup 100 yards away. Homer Taukersley wiw on anolnpr bit of land, separated from his companions by a deep chancl of water. The hunters spent nine hours itandlng on the spits and firing their shotguns in hope of attracting other hunters. They had just fired their last shells when a rescue party of Leonard Moody, Herman Free and George Laboon found them after , six-hour search In the darkness. Only Troiip was able to walk when the rescuers reached them after lighting winds and high waves. Promoters Think Cronford Moy Be Louis' Successor TCU Loses In Delta Bowl Two Grapplers To Don Gloves To Settle Row An old dispute between Roy Welch and 'Dill Canny which was re-kindled during la-U week's thrcc- tag match, will bfi satisfied Uondny night, when two grap- plcrs don the Rlovrs U> settle their Itspute In a so-called gentlemanly way. Tills special boxing card will be the headline event oi Monday night's weekly wrestling program sponsored by the American Legion, according to Promoter Mike Mero ncy who arranged the bout at the request of the two performers. The whole thing came to n head In one of the preliminary matches last week when Canny challenged Welch to "sifts it out" with hln after Welch hatl pinned him to win the bout. Welch at the tlnv ignored Canny's challenge but Will Bill's actions during the lav matcl fcatuic made him change hi* rnlm 11 nd request that Meroney arrange the bout. A 30-minulc time limit best tw out of three falf.s match brtwcci Tex Rilcy' and Jack Welch ha lien) 1 ! bookcri as a preliminary bou to this boxing match. Two Points Iho c mied IIO D S 01 tc is Chribtl'ui University gave the boys from Ole Miss something to think about. In the first Annual Delta Bowl in Memphis. Here, a pass Intended for Al Vaiani, No. 32, TCU, is knocked down by Earl Howell, No. 31, of olc Miss. score was Olc Miss 13—TCU 9. (NEA Tcleuhotn.) NEW YORK. Jan. 3. CUT)—The 20th Century sporting Club, which hopes' to find a suitable successor to Joe Louis sometime in the 20lh century, looked upon the new yc.xr wilh something akin to optimism today—it had three fairly likely lookingiheavywcights on its hands. The most promising of the trio— by far—was blond Jackie Cranford of Washington, D. C., who has been cai:ed the "new Gene Tunncy" and •a-ho at times looked the part last nii;ht when he knocked out Bcrnlc Reynolds at 2:08 of the second rpund in their rubber match at Madison Square Garden. Crantord was one of three winners in a card featuring heavyweights at the garden. The other •victors, who also came through without difficulty were Tommy Go- Bird Hunters Warned Of Emergency Order Shortening Quail Season \Alahan\a Fans at Bowl .Game in New Or/eons i Get Big "We/come Home" Joe .Whltlcy or Blythcvlllc. super- • DECATUR. Ala., Jnn. S. (UP) — visor for the Arkansas Game and Local visitors to the Sucnr Bowl ! Fish Commission, today warnc'd gamr arrived here Into yesterday' hunters o[ this area that any vio- : on the Sugar Bowl special but lators of the connnKsion's new rcg- | police wore prepared, ulntlon regarding the state tn'ail j An ambulance with two stretchers season would be prosecuted if ' was waiting alongside a police patrol car that hart a loud speaker playing "The Eyes ot Texas lire Upon You" and "If you are Ever Down in Texas Look Me Up." The Sugar Bowl visitors plnyi'd ciuieht. Any person violating provisions of the new regulation will be Riill- ty of a misdemeanor and on conviction will be fined in 1 any sum not less than $25 nor more than $200, he said. The regulation recently adopted by the commission cut the present who knocked il»« n * MS ?» ''I"!-. d "!! s .. sh .?!l a "!! their part by piling into the ambulance and onto the stretchers. They agreed everything lu New Orleans was perlect except game. the Kentucky Downs Creiqhton 65-23 For 9th Victory NEW YOEK. Jan. 3. <UP>—Kentucky's wildcats, who were told in no uncertain terms by Coach Aclolph Rnpp 'hst Uicy needed to work on defense, proved e v(1 n to such a stern task master us the Dixie Dutchman today that they wore apt basketball pupils. The Wildcats, who spent most of their holiday vacation working on defense, cunie through ivlth a brilliant performance at Louisville. Ky., last night, drubbing Crcighton of Omaha, Neb. 65 to 23. At one stage of the game Crclghton went H'L' minutes without a field goal and picked tip only nine points In the entire second half. Wallaic Jones led Kentucky with 15 points, but he was matched by Pinky Knowles, the Ci-eighton ca:ptaln who got six of his team's nine field shots, plus three free throws. Kentucky, scoring Us ninth victory in 10 games and enhancing Its bid for national championship honors, featured a Friday program ot interscctlonal games in whicl Eastern teams generally stood out. I • Yale, barnstorming through the : midwest, topped Wayne University ! of Detroit. 70 to 65, Scton Hall o! j Orange, N. J., was a 63 to 51 victor over Baldwin Wallace nl Berea. O.. Pennsylvania topped Miami of "Florida, 53 to 46 and Duquesne of Pittsburgh slopped touring Arizona, 54 to 51. Texan Takes One Stroke Lead In Los Angeles Open LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3. (UP) — Jaclc Havden, 30-j'flar-old pro from El Paso, Tex., today went into the second round of the $10.000 Los Angeles Ojxm Kolf tournament with a Mini, one-stroke lead over veteran Ben Hogan, of Hershey, Pa., and a | Negro newcomer to pro ranks, Bill ; Spiller of Ixis Angele.s, Haulm fired a four-under-par 67 over the tough Riviera Country Club course yesterday. He was two under regulations figures with a 33 BOing out end repeated with a two under 34 on the second nine. Hogan, the defending champion i .ilioi a 36-32-68 in the opening 18 holes of the 12-ho\e tournament. Hogan is a two-time winner of the meet. Spiller, a former railroad red cap at the Los Angeles Union Station, uirned pro only a yenr ago. He led the field for a while yesterday after he went one over par for a 35 on the side but came uack in 33 101 his 68. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVKKV NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday sat.-Sun. ! p.m. Cont Showing AUTO UPHOLSTERY SHOP At LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 307 East Main Street Phone 51 9 ?es, we do all kinds xf auto upholstering, using only the most durable and pleasing materials. We make seat covert, tailored to fit your cushions. Also door panels, back panels and arm rest* that will bring added comfort and real charm to the Interior of your car. We also do headlining, sedan top-decking and convertible tops. We rebuild truck seals, fit rubber mats; cut. fit and bind back seat carpets. We also do heavy duty custom «ewlng. Let your Auto Upholstery troubles be our troubles. Our annual Christmas and holiday special! Price reduction •• all services and materials. Come In for estimates. It Is a pleasure to serve you as our work will be a pleasure to you. Thomas J. Lilly & Son For the Best in Tailored Auto Trim Bill Gabor of Syracuse gels high in Hie nil to score against Loyola during the first annual Los An- Hclcs National Invitational basketball chdiupionshtp. The visitors won, 60-55. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday '"Cheyenne Takes Over" with Al "Lash" I.uKuc Also Short Subjects Saturday Ow! Show "JEZEBEL" wilh , Bcltc Davis Also SelectF.ll SHurts Sunday and Monday "DOWN TO EARTH" with RiUi llayworlli ami Larry Parks AlMi Shorts RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY (All Type* Except Cancer) BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 I second round, and Gino Buovino of Italy, who won a 10-round decision over Gene Gosney of Seminole, Okla. At the same time, acting director of garden fight activities. Sol Strauss, revealed that Mike Jaco'os ( __ If would be back "sometime in April" to take over his old Job ot running the show. end Jan. 0. lie said. Boston Yanks Sign Georgia Tech Tackle BOSTON. Jan. 3. (UP) — The Boston Yanks of the National Football League today claimed they had picked up the best college lineman of the 1917 season when they signed Bob Davis of Georgia Tech. Davis, a six-foot, three-and-a- half inch tackle, was named to more All-America teams than any lineman In the nation. He was signed to a contract, yesterday. Fur Coat Walks Away NASHVILLE, Tenn.. Jnn. 3. (UP) you see what looks like a grizzly bear walking upright down ;i Nashville street today, don't run. Call the police. It might be a tliicf wearing a grlz/.ly bear coat stolen late yesterday from the automobile of A. E. Fjote. of cbrksville. Foote said ht | bought the coat from n soldier who brought it from Hamburg. Germany. Just Academic Question But She Felt Better ST. JOSEPH. Mo. i UP)—County Collector Clifton F. Hurst answered i his telephone. Sends Insulting Card PRINCETON. B. C.. Jan. 3. (UP! —Provincial |»llce. blush every time they think of a New Year's svoet- Ins card received from Russell Spears. Spears escaped from Jail nearly two months ago. Ccmki li 1 ?, it leminine caller cd to know.'tell her how much hiir tnxns would be if she failed to pry them before Jan. n eel the penalty. Would it, be more, she continued, if she failed to pay before Feb. 1? It would, he replied, and told hoi- how much. "Thank you very much." she replied. I'm going to pay my taxes tomorrow was just wondering how much I was saving." More Than One Way To Bog o Deer Smooth-Talking Farmer Fleeces Used Car Deafer Tonighl "The Gay Cavalier" with Cisco Kid Cartoon anil 2nd Ctv.iple.r "I*eri[s of Nyoka" hcrc MEMPHIS. Tenn.. Jan. 3. (UP) —A smooth-talking 35-year-old farmer today was the object of a search in "West Tennessee comities after six finance companies here Hurst comput- ! complained 19 used cars and trucks were "bought" but a balance of $20,629.78 was still due. Deputy Sheriff J. S. Walpole of Halls, Tenn., reported he held a warrant for a man identified as Million Davis, alias Willie Davis who vanished from his home In Halls soon after the first of the "bought" cars was found. The warrant, sworn out, by another deputy sheriff. H. C. Campbell, charged he had purchased a car from Davis to which the far, mcr did not hold legal title. DANSVILLR N. V. (UP)— Hunt \ "That's only one of many such n" seasons come and go but al- finis engineered." Walpolc said, leave their mark in the stories "He was just R roughly dressed Saturday Owl Show "One Million B. C." • with tor Mature and Carole Also Musical Short a nil is FARM M LOANS ^^ Home Office, Newark, N. J. tONC TERM PROMPT CLOfINO LOW RATE CM.!.. WRITE OR SEB RAY WORTHINGTON (IS S. Third St., BljthevC.Ie. Ark. Serrlni This Spction 25 Yrzn Authorised Mortgage Loan Solicitor lor THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OP AMERICA Sunday am? Monday Tuesday Opens at 6:30 p.m.: Starts 7:00 p-m. farmer, but he sure was talker," the officer said. a smooth ways that arc woven around them. Les Moffat. who lives in the hills North of here, tells rme about thcl ~7,., ~, i7-ii j day ho had the situation "in hand" [Oil Mill Worker Killed Aficr wounding a deer. M pursued It on foot. When he finally cornered it In a ravine, lie discovered he had lost his shells. Moffat lunprd ai the deer an'! '-rasping it by its horns, wrestled it into a creek. There he won the battle when the deer drowned. Blames Higher Incomes For Meat Prices orf(U In Texarkana Accident TFXARKANA. Jan. 2. (UP) — H. D. Breswell. 4!). was killed today when he became entangled with a oil mill. Tlie body was discovered by motor shaft in a Texarkana cotton Joe W. Thornton who said lie left I Braswoll five minutes earlier clean- I ma off a conveyor belt. Braswell is I the father ol three children. BEAN EARLY BIRD! Let us schedule your tractor aiul farm machinery . now for repairs and parts replacement. Save valuable time later! Get our FREE ESTIMATE at ;\n early date . . . . Compare and Save! We add no "extras" here; you know what your l,ill is in advance. ' Pre-Schedule Repairs Now! faff Payments Available on All Repair Work CHICAGO (UPi—Rising income rather Minn scarcity of mrat 's the cause of high mcnt prices, nc- rdinp to H. n. Arthur, economist r Swift fc Co.. meal packing coti- crn. Arthur said covormnrnt Figure"; io\v thai the consumer's dollar doubled since 1911. while meat Florida Imv bans the possession transportation, or venchnp of nlU- i^tors less than four feel long. INTERNATIONAL "HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH2SPST. PHONE863 ler ovev the pre-war level. He said he did not agree with economists who were calliiiR this a hysterical run of inflation. He typed it as "the late stages of a typical business boom with com- npply has Rone up only one qurir- imulity prices the sore spot." BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA Tonight "West of Dodge City" with Charles SturrcU as the Durango Kid Smiley Burnetle Serial: "Secret ARent" Chapter 8 Also Shorts Saturday Midnite Show Starts at 10:45 p.m. "Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back" with Kim Randall and Gloria Henry Also Sluirts buna*'' «n(. v >ondky "MARGIE" (111 Technicolor) Jeanne Crain, Glen I-anRim Lynn Bar! Warner News and Shorls STUDEBAKERS U D E B A K E R CHAMBLIN SALES CO. Sale* * STUDEBAKER * Service Lnjoy safety and peace of mind through regular car Inspection. • Put in Good Running Order • New Paint Job • Check Electrical System • Brake Lining and Steering- A good M lection of new and used trucki. Alto, a number of l«t« model uted can ... all guaranteed! Haiti*** ani Ash SireeU Lex Chamblin Dial 21»» BiH Chwnbbn D E B A K E R S T U D EB AKE RS WRESTLING Reserved ScaN on Kj(««J«., !«„ Monday, Jan. ADMISSION I'KICK ANYWHKHE! ai the I.cgion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday ADULTS 45c — CHILDREN 15< (Ta» Inrlvdcd) BOX SEATS 16c EXTRA EXTRA SPECIAL FIGHT TO A FINISH WITH GLOVES BOXING Roy Welch versus Bill Canny A 90 MINUTE TIME LIMIT MATCH WRESTLING Tex Riley versus Jock Welch BLYTHEVILLES ONt-V ALL WHITEJTtjEALS^. \Vci-kihijs llni Office opens 6:30 p.m. Shnw Starts 6:45" p.m. Box Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Sluvw Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Rov Office Opens 1:45 Sluiw Starts 2:00 SATURDAY "Rio Grande Raiders" with Sunset ('.irsini ;inri Boh Slcelc Serial: "Son nT /.tirrn" Crtrloon Saturday Owl Show STARTS AT 11:00 T. M. "Strange Conquest" ^Vyalt Ultll and Lowell (Jilmorc ', Ciirl" ; \Uo Cartoon Sunday and Monday JOHNSON.WIUIAMS, - ."BALI WYNN "No (hanks, I'll ride with, Red ... He lias his repai work done at T. I. SKAY MOTOR COMPANY!" Also News * Cartoon First Notional Insurance Agency FOR COMPLETE PROTECTION Phone 2311 108 North 2nd St. BILL WILSON CHARLES BITTNER

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