The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 8, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 8, 1948
Page 9
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 194« BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.)' COURIER KEWf PAGE NTN1 Missco Quintets Schedule Games 18 Team* in Area To See Action Tonight and Friday i At least 18 basketball teams of cihls area, will swing baclc into action this week *lter a two-week lay-off due to the Christmas holidays with nine game* scheduled to be played In Blytheville and vicinity tonight and tomorrow night. The mi-« season will officially re-open tonight when play in the Blytheville Y's City Basketball League resumes with three games scheduled to he run-off on the Blytheville Armory court. All of the league's six teams have been Idle since Dec. 18. Highlighting play in the City loop will be the conflict between the league-leading Wakeflcld Service Station quintet and., the second- pi »ce Hays Store five. The Wakefield sriiiad has gone undefeated : during the first three weeks of league play and Is rated as two to one favorites to take the first half ilag. The improved Ark-Mo Power five will meet the thrice defeated Simpson's Oilers in the second game tonight and lay Eich will take on Playmore Billiards in Ihe nightcap. High School Play Reiumei High school teams will take over the spotlight tomorrow night witli | at least 12 teams of Mississippi and ] Pemiscot Counties .slated to see action. Heading the list of games to- i . morrow night is (he Blythevllle Chicks' encounter with the Mcssic* High Panthers of Memphis on a Bluff City court.-This will. be . tha second meeting of these two teams with the Panthers having defeated the Chicks « to 20 on Dec. 19. All in a Day's Work A heavy favorite to add the Olympic crown (o her European and world figure-skating titles, Barbara Ann Scott is polishing up at Davos, Switzerland. Lacing on her skates at »r> tarly hour and cutting her matchless figures, the 19-year-old Ottawa miss relaxes by knitting between sessions She defends the European championship in Prague. Jan. 13-15, competes in the Winter Olympics at St. Moritz, Feb. 2-6 »nd the world championship at Davos PlMz, Feb. if-15. ' Quick Passage of Sanity Code Grid Injuries ^Expected at NCAA Convention Hy Steve Snider i touchdown, permit cither team lo (United Pre»« Sports Writer) I run with a fumble, the free .' i NEW YORK. Jan. 8. (UP)—Ex-! jtitiitlon rule, and another to triage pecting quick passage of Its new ' a T formation quniicibnck eligible, 'sanity code" on Saturday, leading lo receive a regardless nf Cause Death of 24 During '47 taseball Stars jet More Money Top Playeri Get Big Raises; Only Few Holdouts Expected Br Carl I.undquliit (United PrrM SporU Wrllfr) NEW YORK, Jnn. 8. (UP) — BasebaH'a gold riuh of '4« w».i on In full stampede lodny as sUr players rushed to gruh fat raises out of the bululnit money bags of major league rhib owners. At first Rlance, It was hurd lo Irll whether It waj the players or the owner* who were the most mi- xioim to get sulnry terms settled In n»lck onler, but unless some i»rlou* rn.irs develop late Ihrrn me likely lo he fewer holdmils than at any lime since brfor r the war 'mat Ihe owners sense Ihe trend seems apparent In Ihn (net. Inn such stars ns home run klne Johir ny Mine of lhc Cilants, Joe 1M MapKlo, Oeoice Stlrnuvbn. und Tommy Kcnrich of I lip Yankees Ted Williams of Ihe Red Sox Rwoll nlackivdl of the Reds, nn various othpiii have been given vtvl OCA wilhoul a whimper. There are. of roune. sonip wh still refnv to jipn 1048 conlrncls. t In the American League, llullcl r Bobby Feller hasn't gotten to Ihe pen and Ink SI-IRP yet wllh his Clovclund Indians' boss. Bill Vcrck, hilt no gient difficulty Is antlcl- paled. Ver-k stxtil In Cleveland that lift was ready lo talk with Keller over his 194S conlinH and told Ihe Iowa ploiiRhboy "ihere Is no reason why you should fall hrblid Mac Smith Today NEW YORK. .Inn. B, (UP)--Dr. Floyrl EnKtM'ond or I os AnRcles officials of the National Collegiate , whether he .stands the required one , unlversllv. reporter! lo tin- Amer- Athlettc Association met today In'ynrd behind the line of scrlmmrvso. 11, a conference of major athletic con-; Little The Oil-cola Scminoles. who have fc ;. cnc( , s lo set ,,„ an enforcement : coaches reported, hmvever. have recommended lean Football Coaches Association the ] today that. 23 players and one of- iad a mcdicore season so far this | agency to keep its members In line i softer padding of "some unyielding the matter of proselyting ath- j material" be .substituted for some etes. • j of the "armor plate" now worn The "Sanity Code," regarded by b >' t>>c Bidders. officials as ihe first! On kickoffs. Little's committee juries will take on the once-defeated Manila Lions in Osceola tomorrow' night in a game which may have considerable bearing on the outcome of the Mississippi CouKly j ^ c ~'7 0 7 w gVdTn'1itaiid»rd1ziing "the ! rcco'muicndccl'"ihiiT"afte"r the'sccond ! wii';"{n, tournament to be held next month i '' . ... , . ?. . . i . . . _ .......... . i«"s ll " suffered fatal 1017. football In- EaMwood, who has ueen 1 Inbulat-i ins grid, fatalities since 1M1. said in his report forwardfd • from La such Starr as William. 1 ; and DlMag- gio In the bank league." Williams Rot A $5,000 Increase when he sinned » r llli the Red Sox for $80.000 while DlM«Bglo's boost with the Yankees was estimated at $15,OOO allhrnicli It wasn't officially revealed whcllipr Joltln 1 Joe Rot $B5,000 or $70,000 On thai basis It would appear that Feller Is In an Basketball Uniforms We have them in »tock at competitive prices Coach Chars Jolliffs Lions have lsl ath lcte ! out of bounds kickoff the recelv- ' " hlchel that the 1947 totM «««Uenl bargalnUm position. st in 11 yenni and | , "™*™ *™, ? "™?™*.°" ". " " «-».- •-« -••• _ . ,, ., , u may receive, originated In a con-i Ing team be given Ihe ball 10 lost, only to Cooler, Mo that be- Jcrcnc of director, two years ago. i yards from the point the ball was mg by a mere two-point margin; r( the code pasSK Saturday that kicked rather than on-the kicking while Coach Rube Boyce s Scmin- wU , be askc(j how H wi]] be team's 40 yard line. oles have suffered defeats from enforeed , An investigating com- j Blytheville and pyess_. [ m , Ucc 0[ collcge FBI nas 1)CC n Chick Bees Forced looking Smilh K<»1 for fompolni. pioft'ssionii Is in Smith, hcMlrn in .'i llirre-u - ,'iy |>lny-ulT for U. -S. Open in 1!)|6, won llic 1 I.os Angeles Open fcuif times. to Plav 10 riaj"yr-a!S\=?-y— '* *~*~ '"" the Blytheville Junior High School Papooses and the high school Squaws taking lo two teams from Luxora. The Paps will be seeking their second victory over the Luxora Juniors having defeated them ! J e «'ng. »'.' in a previous contest while the N.C.A.A. their organizations looking toward competition in an Olympic year and the American Football Coaches Association, re- streamlined rules, took a long step Squaws will be seeking to even the count with the Luxora sextet. reducing fatalities of its players. . , A mjluy B To Lick Gosnell Team The Blytheville chick "B" team ttns forced into an overtime period in a practice game with the Gos- Ncll High School Pirates in the Gosnell gym last night before ov- I causes were: ! brother, Harry Walker, who won 1. Increased use of quick opening | the national league-batting crown plays. |-wllh a .102 figure at Philadelphia 2. Inadequacy of the present, type ' nn n virtually all hands on ImlV i of headgear to distribute forc e of t ne si." Louis Cardinal and Broolc- , blows. , l yn Dortgtr team*' Lack of padding on the knee ^ At least two'games are scheduled i The American Association of to be played in Pemiscot County , Track Coaches decided yesterday the Cooler High Panthers meeting I -three Olympic events into iLs pro- Holland in Cooter, . Church Dart Ball Games Scheduled for Tonight Play in the Blytheville Y's inter- gram "All events will he run in meters," said Jim Kelly of Minnesota president of the track coaches ercoming the stubborn Pirates 34 , which causes head Injuries to op-j •-»- . • n I* to 33. ipnncnts. | fJfami Cffll r I")/10 Paced by center Jim Berry, the i 4. Nearly a complele lack of • '. *-• •" «**• V/c I \SI i\s •Bees" turned in one of their best 'adequate "warm-up" for players being substituted. In Eastwood's breakdown of fatalities, he revealed only one college player suffered Injuries dl- rcclly causing death. Four were handlot players, four played *>r alhletlc club teams and 14 were high school players. The offfclal wa.i Opha J. Pohl, the contest. The starting lineup for the "Bees" was Carl Wyntl and Roy Smith at forwards. Berry at cen- , ter, and Don Hesharse and Charley j Drive Workers Appointed church d»rt ball leaBUe will get underway tonight with the defend- will be the Olympic program. ing champions of the First Pres-' "Such events as the 400 meter / r j s /i Mentor Lauds byterian Church taking on a team hurdles hammer throw. 3.000 meter . .. , . , .^ . from the Lake Street Methodist, steeplechase ann 10.000 meter run Michigan S Wolverines Church and the First Christian vrin be added." Church team meeting the First! The N.C.A.A. meet will be a semi- Methodist Church squad. j final Olympic trinl, six . men in The lirst game is scheduled le- ea ch event will qualify for the Ker- during a high school game fit Ge- t his committee members and rnm- neva. 111., and the college ployer i munlty cha-lrmen to assist In the was John Elde, 20. of Macalester- ' group. "With the exception of the prankurn at, guards. Substitutions ' 42. Aurora. Hi., who wn* Injured Marathon, the walking events and lvcre Bill Long, C. G. Redman Jr.. when a pa.w received ran into him decathlon, which will be Held else- Gordon Hammock. James ~ where, our N.C.A.A. meet for 1948 baugh, and Jim Frantuim. St.. Thommi College. Minneapolis. Prosecutor Dismisses Bank Robbery Charge LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jnn. « (UP> CARUTHERSVlUjE. Mo.. .Tun. B —Elmer Pen! of CnruthersvilK chairman o! the 104fl March M Dimrs drive In Pemiscot County. loday announced appointment of New Theater Manila's finest Shown KVI;R\ NITiHT * Oprnn \Vrtk Payx 7:00 p.m Matlnrf: Hatnrriay A Hunriny Sat.-Stin. I p.m. Cnht- Showln There's 4m linskothiill —hcltcr (him MncCIrcgor Roldsmith! ConcreteTile Scwir Til* •tM*4.«urt • tack CulvutTiU Si«M 1», 12, 15, II, II, 14. M «m* M Inch A. H. WEB* H«7. «1 it tut* UM PheM BtrtkcTllI* lit PRESCRIPTIONS Fr<*h Stock Guaranteed Beat Price* Kirby Drug StoreS City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 For Eip*rt kcpabi V* Cut M»l« Bt F«lix A. Carnty RADIO REPAIR 1 AND a HAY SKRV1CI5 OH ANY MAICF. Oli MODF!!,. RK- LIA1JLK WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We cull for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Electricnl Appliance Co. Authorized iMotoroTa Radlft Siile* and Sprylo* 101! Suulh First St. Tonight "Song of the Thin Man" \vllh Wllllnm rnwell, Myrna I.OJ • nd Keenwn Wynn Alio Short Kllhjfrlil I KINGSTON, N. Y.. Jan. 8. (IIP) —Coach Frank Leahy, in erly expnn.sive post-season prop- inoocl. drive. The committee. In addition to get underway at 7:30 and play will finals at Dyche Stadium, Evanston, I admitted it was ton bad today that : —The dnrinR dnyliKhl robbery it | Mrs. Karle Wlmberly. Hnyti; Mr. Peal, includes Floyd Hnmlelt, secretary; A. B. Rhodes, Irca-surcr; Dr. S. B. Beether, pliysiclan; and Clyde Haippr, publicity. Community chairmen are: C. E. Wnlson, Oamlhersvllle; Hoy be best two out of three game.s. Read Courier News Want Ads 111., July 9-10. i his "srrpat Noire Dame team" collki : the Commcrcinl National Bank in ! Dillard. Wnrdell; John B. Mc- The football coachcs. under Lflii ! not have played the "t-Teat Michi- , Little nock last October was brought little of Columbia rejected pro- gan team, which had great coach- 1 to a quiet conclusion yesterday. 1 posals to abolish the point after ins and great spirit that made j Prosecuting Attorney Edwin Dun_ • ihem a great team to beat." 'away announced that he had Nolle ~~^^^ "Michigan \va.s second to none," press charges against William Pooh; Mr. Farmer: BEAN EARLY BIRD! Let us schedule your tractor and farm machinery now for repairs and parts replacement. Save valuable time later! Get our FKKE ESTIMATE at an early dale . . , Compare and Save! We add no "extras" here; you know what your hill is in advance. Pre-Schedule Repairs Now! fojy Payments Available on All Repair Work INTERNATIONAL "HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH 2!L 0 ST. PHONE863 welcomed the chance to meet the "Wolverines any time or any place." Leahy, touching upon tha ter- linatcd traditional series between sairi. "But the Irish would have of Pine Bluff who now Is a patient In the Stale Hospital in Little Rock Poole was captured by a theater executive In downtown Little Rock after he held up * bank clerk and he Irish anrl Army'.s Cadet.s. said j made away with about. $10.000. thar although the schools had not rnlercri into any negotiations, "it is my opinion that Vhe series will be re;umed in the not too distant future." Retired Chancellor Dies \ DERMOTT. Ark.. Jan. 8 (;10> — will be held here vie. Grass Fires Extinguished tomorrow for Ernest G. Hammock, 77-year-old retired chancery Judge, who died at his home ycserday. Clnnnhnn, Hunter; Mrs. Nnhle Cnpchart. Holland; Mrs. Robert T.i- tum. Steele; Lewi* Lester, Cooter; Maivin MrKinney, Hayward; Victor Downing, Bragg City; Joe Parks, j ^1 BraRgadorio; Curtis Rollins, Poncu j =jl Orchard; J. F. Taylor, Deerinp; O. =: Friday & Saturday "Blondie in the Dough" with Prnny Slnflfton nnd Arllmr I.nkd Al»o ShnrH R. Thompson, Pascola; Bernard Brockett, Stanley - Concord: Carl Baker. Cottonwood Point; R. H. Harrcll. Tyier; Joe Rclchert, Kinfolks Rid^e; V. F. Goope, Drtiton; Drnny Mitchell. Cooler. The colored division U comprised of the following: Richard Banks. Haytl. chairman; Leonard Washington, Cnruthcrsville; T. J. Smith. Hayti; Elbert Jones, Gobler; P. O. Wesley, Concord; John Alexander, Stcp on if! RriTiK clown-! Iroddcn heels, worn soles lo us. Swift, expert service HflLTCRS QUflLITY SH06 SHOP I2t W. MH'IN ST. FOR ELECTRIC WORK *Call 2397* —FOR— • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Neil We specialize In house wiring, farm wiring, motor repair und appliance installation. BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fifth St. niytheville, Ark. FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceoia Tile and CULVERT CO.. We Deliver Phone 69] He had served as chancellor of pj,s ro ln; Is^ar. Wells, Wardell. Firmrn extinguished two prass i the 2nd Chancery DiRlrict from fires yesterday, one in the rear of 1018 to 1946 when he resigned be- the Delta Cafe on South .Division j cause of failing health, and the other at South 21st Street] He Is survived by his wife, one and Gateway. rson and one daughter. Flying Start _ IBowling left-handed with his own duckpin-sizc ball, Rudy Perdan, iwho'il soon be five, was a surprise contender in a Cleveland tourna- 1 ;mcnt. The little fellow's score hovered in the 40s, but he II do beller next time. Mr. Peal pointed out lhat there were Ihree cases of Infantile, pa- alysis in Pemiscot County reported luring IM7, one of which resulted n death. This fatality wa.s Prnn- c<>s Overturf. 10. of Denton, whose case was not reported for ten or ifteen days aller the first symp- oms. and, due to the delay, resulted In her death. The other two casfs were proinpt- y reported, received prompt treat- BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. Weekdays Kc>« Office Opens 6:30 p.m. Shnw SUrtu 6:15 p.m. Saturday Boi Office Opens 12:4* p.m. 8how Starts 1:00 p.m. SundA? Box Of Men Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 Thursday & Friday NO LEAVE, NO LOVE" with VKII Jnhnsori anil Marie Wilson AIM, "Angel and the Badmen" with .ToJin Payne anrt Gall "Russell Serial: "Dnuijliler nt Don Q" Also Short Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2013 Chlcknsawba I Have On Hand At All Times 1 Several tractors »nd equipment . . . both new »nd iia«d ones .. . JOHN DEERE, FARMALL and other makes. Aluo, I h»v« for sale ut nil times 70 to 80 hekd of mules. Terms can be amnged. Will tr«d« for most anything you hav«. New Ford Tmclors Ready for Delivery F. C. CROWE 1 Mile ». «f Bra((>d«cl» Opens at «:.W p.m.: gUrU p.m. Tonight "RENEGADES" (In T*rhnlcolor) Rvrlrn Kejes,' I.arry P»rk« Also Fn* ,Mr>vielnn« Nrws Also Shorts Friday «nd Salurdiiy "ARIZONA TRAIL" with Tei Kilter and Furr.y KnUh Serial: "Secret Afrent" Nn. 9 Aim Shnrln RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: ToniRht "Heaven Only Knows" with Rnhfrt Cnmmlncs a.nil Brian T>nnlevj NrwR and Short Friday * Saturday "GUN LAW" wllh Onrjte O'Brien Also Cartoon and Chapter X "Perils of Nyokn" Is This the Day After Wash Day? Did you catch » cold haujliiR oul iliat «et w«shT Does jour hark arlie trnm Ironing? Sire yourself hour» of dtitomiort and liorlor hills. Scrui your Uiimlry to us. Finest tervlee— prompt deliveries — easy on th« budget. Call Us For Both Laundry and Dry Cltaning NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Phone 4474-4475 ft* R£AL su you* ^ Still & Young Motor Co: Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 3479 Blytheville Ark. 112 Wttait St..

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