The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 9, 1948 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 9, 1948
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1!M8 Will Play Memphis Tonight Papooses, Squaws to See Action Here Against Luxora Teams Blytheville's three prep basketball teams, the Chicks, raps and Squav.s, will resume their cage wars tonight after two Weeks ol idleness with the Squaws and the Paps seeing action on the home court BRainst teams from Luxora and the Chicks journeying to Memphis for a re-match with the Messick High School Panthers. All three of the teams have been idle since the week before Christmas-due to school hoUlays and returned to the practice court only this week. However Coaches James Fisher, Walter Davis and Naiuj Ponder have held long scrimmage drills during the week in an clfo/i to whip their teams into shape for the rc-o|»nliiR of thfir schedule. Each of' the three Blylheville teams will be paired against opponents that they have mel previously this season. Earlier tins sea ran Ihe Paps defeated She Junto: Panthers of Luxora 26 lo 9 on th- Luxora court ami the Squaws bowed to the Piintlicrcttes 28 to 23 on the same night. In their last game lieiore the Christmas holidays, the Chicks were defeated by Messick 45 to 20 on the Haley Field court. Chicks Journey to Memphis In loniglifs home conte.sU. the Birls gumc will be played first start- ins at 7:15 with the boys lilt to follow immediately after. Tiic squaws will probably field their usual starting lineup which consists ot Sue Widner. June Stires nnd Bob'oie Wlusenhunt at forwards and Edna Overman, Ruth Hooper ami Mary Jo Ross at guards. The Paps probable starting lineup will be Leroy Crincr P.nd Jim Deer at forwards, J. C. Droke nt center and Sonny Stires and Dick Reid at guard. The Chicks svill take 15 men to Memphis for the Messick coutcr.l and Coach James Fisher stated that he would start Ills regular first- string line-up. The starting lineup will be Bobby Mullen mid Dudley Hardy at forwards. R. B. Hocigo nt comer and Billy Hob Elliott ami Dennie Gentry at guards. Ha * s CageQwntetm'Yf League ou " s '9 ns f° r Wakeffeld TeQm 59 _ 22 The scrappy, fust-breaking Hays •rocers pulled one of the biggest ipscls of the year In loeal Independent basketball circles last night /hen they handed the highly fav- rcd Wakcficld Service Station quintet their first defeat of the season, a 50 to 22 licking in n City I.ea- ;uc game played on the Armory court. Paced by their ciilongatcd forward, Dilly Mehaig, who scored '21 joints, the Grocers forged ahead about midway of the inltal period and retained that lead throughout :he remainder of the contest holding the Service team scorlcss for Ihe entire second half of the gnmc. The win gave the Grocers a tie with the Wakcficld five for the league lead, forcing a fight to the finish before the first-half flag can be claimed by any learn. Had the Wakcfickl team won the contest, It would have cinched the first-hnlt race. Box scores: Hays Stole A. C. Bunch Mclmvg . Pierce Chapman Williams Substitutions: The greatly Improved Ark-Mo Power quintet got back In the league running by nosing oul the Simpson Oilers 38 to 33 In last night's second game to move Into the league's No. 2 spot along with Loy Elch and Playinorc Billiards The Kttowatlers were forced lo go all Ihe way In order to claim victory as the fast moving Oilers pushed them every minute and wcr« never more than three points behind at any lime during Hie game. Howard led the Kllowattcrs' scoring wllh 14 points *id Jack Duclos paced the Oilers The with 12. Loy Eich five managed to retain second place seat by humiliating Playmore Billiards 50 to 28 Jn the nightcap. The name was one of the roughest league eamcs played this year with a total of 33 fouls called on both teams. Rake.straw led Loy Bich's attack with 18 points and Pope paced the Playmore five with 10, (13) (311 (121 (3) ill First Game Pos. P. P. C. G. G. n> (1) (2) (3) 12) Wakcfield Alexander Lipford Hegan I'off Morris Hays—O. Bunch (Oi.Wakcllcld—Harris (4) Ark-Mo Power Howard Wilson Johnson Stewart Harris Substitutions: Second (jaiiie Pos. (Hi F. (101 F. (121 C. G. G. Ark-Mo—Moore a ml Wallers. New York Title Fight In June NEW YORK, Jan. 8. (UP)—Joe Louis signed yesterday to defend Ills heavyweight title for Ihe 20tli Century Club against Jersey Joe Walcolt or "another suitable con- (end^r" at a New York ballpark June. After the signing ceremony at 20th Century head<f,mrtcrs. Sol Strauss -acting director—said he hoped that arrangements could be made to .stage the bout at Yankee Stadium on June 23. Box-office men at 20th Century estimated that a Louis-Waloott I return bout would draw approximately $1,500,000. Wills will receive 40 per cent of all net receipts. T!/i Includes gate, radio, television and movies. Strauss has not yet signed Wal- cotl, the Cainden, N. J., challenger who gave the champion .such n close fight at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 5. Despite rejwrts lhat Louts mi^ht change ills ntind after making his 25th defense of the crown In June, the heavyweight king said definitely lhat tie still plans to make (lie June [iRhl his last one and that he would hang up his gloves Immediately thereafter. NCAA Awaits Passage of Sanity Coo ' er *»*•«*•« Code; 'Police Force' Appointed By Slue Snider * . .— _ Unikil 1'rcss Spurts Writer | _ . NEW YORK, Jan. 9. <up)—offi- irros, Amateurs Tee Off dills of the National Collegiate .!_ Rj ro Crosbv Golt Athletic Association had a brand- ""'y 5 wjr woir new police force all lined up todav but kept their fingers crossed until the new "sanity code" outlawing (laid college athletes conies up for approval tomorrow. the code i.s passed by a Iwo-tiiirds majority, the police forcu will have no laws to enforce and will automatically pass out of existence before Its first case. "II, as and when the code is pass- In Double Win in Manila ed the delegates will want to know how we're going to administer it," said Dr. Karl Licb of the University DEL MONTE,, Jan. 3. (UP) --The world's top-ranklnc pro golfers, headed by Ben Hogan and Jimmy Demaret of the U. S. and I Bobby Locke of South Africa and I Norman Von Nida of Australia, (teed off today with a motley col- , ley collection of amateurs in the seventh animal Ding Crosby S10.000 national pro-amateur tournament. Getting the first International complexion since pre-war days, the tournament also took on the as- Cooter High School basketball teams won a double victory over learns from Manila High School Wednesday night with the bfys winning their game 31 to 24 and the girls winning 35 ( o 31. ! H was the second loss in 14 starts for the Manila bo.vs, both being at the hands of the Cooter team, and for the Manila girls It was the fifth loss In 14 starts. Dennis nnd Wagster of Cooter paced their team in point making in the boys game accounting for 16 and 13 points respectively and Harris led the Manila five with 10. In the girls game, Pierce of Ma- ] nlla was high point with n wjth I Laster of Cooter runner-up with 13. Pall. The Yankee Clipper declined to comment on reports that he will receive $10,000 under his 1948 contract. Head Courier New* W»nt Adi. (81 (12) Simpson—Fiuhugh 121 and Smith. Loy Ktch Chafin Rnkestraw Jones Armstrong Dill (3) 118) 111) (7) 151 Third Game Pas. F. F. C. G. G. (21 (10) (8) 13) Simpsons John Duclos Jack Duclos Logsdon L. Ducto.s Clouse Playmore Delong Davis Pope Wilson Johnson 2 Ordinances Put in Effect in Caruthersville SnbsUlulions: Loy Eich—Lutes (in.nnd Eubnnks (3). Leo Durocher Returns To Baseball To Find Himself Really On the Spot 1 nny other generation, cited for his By ' Johnie Burnett Attending Mississippi Conference BILOXI, Miss., Jan. 9. (UP) — Jolinlc Burnett, executive* secretary of the Arkansas Athletic Association, Is attending lh c nnllon- nl conference of High School Athletic Association Executive Secretaries here. Carl T,unilf]iiisl (United Press Sports Writer) NEW YORK, Jan. 9. (UP)— Lcon- Irta.s Ernest Durocher found himself today on the blcgcst spot of his career as he made plans for the 1048 National League season. Durocher took a culled third strike that a lot of folks thought vrfls both low and outside when uncanny ability to change pitchers nt the exactly correct moment. nnd for being able to send up pinch hitters with a__ talent tor breaking up ball games. But Shotton, without any foifare. did all of that and more, too, tak- , ing the Dodger kids to the seventh CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,, Jan9 —Two newly-passed city ordinances were In effect here loci ft y, one pertaining to payment of city personal taxes, and the oilier restricting large transport trucks, and trucks and trailers from parking in certain uptown business sections. The city collector is now prohibited from issuing a city auto license .slicker to ay none whose personal city taxes are not paid, but this .same nvdiiVAnce makes it mandatory that car operators have stickers on their vehicles by a certain date. The ordinance was designed to innke taxpayers "come through" with their city personal taxes earlier than is the customary practice for most taxpayers, members of the City Council stated. Under the parking re-sli tctions ordinance, trucks and trailers jira prohibited from parking on various lously either. Shotton left tco with proven rookies, youngsters who have shown they can win, and if they should have nn attack of "sophomore jit- Duroehcr will be blamed for season began. But now lhat he Is buck as Brooklyn manager on an , "nil is forgiven basis" ills troubles The meeting opened Tuesday and ] nctuaUy are Just starting, will continue through Saturday, j To (jc Bm . e> he lwjs i n ] 1Pr itcd a To be discussed are athletic ac-i lM » nna nt-wiunlng hall cUih. one thiit I ;" s ' . „, , , , - cident benefit jilftns, non-member |j robnWv w m JTin the nost as Lhel thls lws crficlenl showing a.uUaUied member problems, sea- \ l^oritc to wiiithe NntKal Ua-' Mo ™ ovcr - * oss Rickey has done son limitation and related controls. ! RUC tlllE ,, Knh) Bul that ls just no n - school sponsored contests, thc trouble. As' retired undefeated Summer athletic programs, health ; Midcllpwesl pocket pool champion of factor In athletics, broadcasting L Wcsl Springfield. Maw.. Durocher procedures, girls athletic policies, \ kno\v s what It i s to be behind Ihe state .publications and office >per- | e , Rhl bll] , nll( , u , 5 n g0 od'thin*, sonnel and mnnnffement. Because that ts exactly were he Is The answer, as expected, was a .seUip ol committees empowered to investigate violations of the proposed .sanity code will) suspension or expulsion from the N.C.A.A. nr> a [icnaity for any school guilty of infractions of the hard and fast rules covering amateurism, recruit - IDF; and aid to athletes. Either penalty would wreck tlir: athletic program of an offending .school. The N.C.A.A, represents only one college in four but secretary Kenneth L. <Tu;;> Wilson said ilu? reprc^nUUi-^n among colleges bis time athletic schedules was so over whelming he couldn't recall more than a handful that are not members. No N.C.A-A. .schools will he pcr- tniUud to schedule any school that IIRS been cither suspended or excelled. Under the proposed policing program, thc N.C.A.A. would set up a three-man "compliance committee" to dLssinu'nate information and interpretations of the sanity code to its member schools. An ?. panel of 15 officials \vouM be named. If the compliance, committee decides any college or university is loUiting the sanity code a three nan fact-finding committee would ' selected from thc 15-mnn panel I conduct a thorough investigation. "We have tried lo place more em- t )hasi£ on compliance with the pro- code than on punishment- for schools lhat fail to live up to it," L/.'ib said. "We all realize this isn't a purity code by any means. It isn't pure and it isn't perfect." Both Leib and Wilson were con- fitient thc purity code would pass fcrcnt courses on as many days. Locke and his American partner, Frank Stranahan of To'^dn, O., rated as the "man most likely to sucocd" in most amateur tournaments, were tabbed as favorites Read Courier New-s DiMaggio in fine Shape NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 9. (UP) — : Joe DiMaggio, Yankee baseball out! fielder, .said here yesterday that he is In tip-top condition and ready for another big year in baseball. HiMngelo is driving to Florida. He said hi.s arm is In good shape and that an old foot ailment disappeared after an operation last New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT , Bo\ Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday. & Sunday Sat.-Sun. I p.m. Cont Showing Friday and Saturday "ARIZONA TRAIL" with Tex Killer :unl Fur/y Kiughl Serial: "Secret Agcnl" No. 9 Also Shorts Tonight "Blondie in the Dough" with Penny Singleton ;uu! Arthur Lake Also Shorts Weekdays Bo* Office Opens 6-M p.m. Show Starts 6:45 p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Box Office O\»ns 1:45 Show Slarts 2:00 Tonight "NO LEAVE, NO LOVE" with Van Johnson and Marie Wilson Also Angel and the Badmen" with John Payne and (Jail Russell Serial: "Daughter of Don Q" Also Short SATURDAY "HELDORADO" with Roy RoKers and Dale Kvans with "TricKer" Hie hors« Serial: "Son of Xorro" Also Cartoon Saturday Mieinitp Show Starts ;>l lO'.in p.m. "CRIMINAL COURT" will. Tom C'omvay and Martha O'Driscoll Also Shorl Subjects Saturday "SIX GUN LAW" Mith Charles Starrett a Columbia EMcture Also Shorl Subjects Pemiscot County Doctors To Attend Conference CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Jan. 9 —Pemiscot County physicians have been invited to participate in thc Tenth Councilor District of thc Missouri Medical Association meet- ong. to be held Thursday at Fartn- fngton. Dr. H. C. Gacbc. Dcsloye, Is president. Speakers will include Dr-lout of a game Bruce D. Keiiamore of St. Louis, and Dr. Frank W. Hall, of Cape Girardeau. Physicians from 17 counties in East and Southeast Missouri are expected to attend. parked as of this moment. Gelling out from tight situations long has been a Durochcr specialty as he blazed a trail from cuc- b'ajl to baseballs, but this one may be even too much for him. First of all he will be succeeding Rnrt Shotton. an elderly and docile gray-bear, who didn't even know the first names of the Dodger plnycr.s when he took over the job as manager and wound up with the club's first pennant since 19-11—without once getting tossed by an umpire a little off-season lineup shuffling lhat Isn't expected lo help Du- rochcr's cause. Although it cnn be nrgucd effectively that. Dixie Walker. who was unloaded lo the Pittsburgh Pirates, had reached his declining years as a baseball star. It cannot be disputed that hc was business, streets, except for loading or unloading, and then for a maximum of one hour. This ordinance makes violation punishable by fines up to $100 and costs. Streets in the restricted zone are the entire lengtl of Ward Avenue, from Second Strcc' to intersection with the Braggadocio road, at the South edge of town; Third Street between Highland and Walker Avenues; Sixth Street, between Ward nnd Walker Avenues, East-side; Seventh Street, between Carleton and Walker Avenues, East and West; anil Carleton Avenue, between Frisco Railroad and West 12th Street. Saturday, but if it, fails,'there may be a complete turnover of N.C.A.A. ofliccrs. Brooklyn's most reliable pro- Read Courier News Want Ads u c r olc shotton stepped in as boss Dranch Rickey's emergency "fill-in" pilot, the success of the Dodgers had liecn largely attributed to Durocher. He h.ul been regarded for a long time as one of the greatest managers of this or duced (or seven successive seasons. Another problem that Din-ochcr will have to iron out is whether Eddie Stanky. the club's most inspired player, will have to yield his second base position lo Nccro Jackie Robinson Under Rickey's plans. Robinson is expeclcd to take over Ihe keystone snck in favor of Stanky. who Durocher once said "cnn't hit. can't field, can't run. but Is the best ball player on the club." Little Manhattan Upsets West Virginia Team ,* - Tandberg fights Maxim In Garden Tonight NEW YORK, Jan. 9. (UP>—Ollic TnntlbCTR of Sweden will open his | J. nllc j l American campaign for a shot at """"" the World heavyweicht title in a 10-roiincl bout with Joey Maxim of Cleveland tonight at Madison Square Garden. Tamlberg — the lall-tair-skimied if[t-jab specialist who upset Jon Baski nl Stockholm July—will have an advantage of about 27 \ pounds over the dark-haired, compact Cleveland Italian. Nevertheless, Maxim was favored . a 9-5 of TandbrrK's recent. ; j]f>oi showincs in training at. Green* wood Lake. N. Y., where he appear- i lo be loo amateurish lo beat a it-stepping "cutic" like Maxitn. i NEW YORK. Jan. 9. [UP) — West Virginia, spotlighted as one of the Ksist's leading basketball teams, today Joined the parade of illustrious clubs which have met disaster this season in Madison Square Garden. The mountaineers came to the j Garden last night heavily favored In score their sixth straight victory. Tl.ev 'eft with their first 1D17-4R ' defeat, a 58 to 53 lass administered by little Manhattan College. Manhattan, winning its eighth «nir.p in nine starU. pushed \Ve.i- Virginia into a bin with ^Utah, Temple. Arizona, ami Kansas State, other highly rated teams which to make the grade at 1 thc Garde': tin's season. In the second iziune, thc 17,931 fans .saw Don Forma n score 35 poinls to lead undefeated New York University to t\ 11 Vo 5G victory over Duke. The Violet .sr! a new scoring record lor the Garden this year nn a Forma n broke Din all-Lime N.Y.U. individual mark of 27 points. Census Bureau Gathers Data oh Manufacturing LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 9 (UP 1 —The Arkansas Economic Council— State' Chamber of Commerce today appealed to manufacturers in Arkansas to co-operate with the Federal Bureau of the Census in the 1947 census of manufacturers being made this year. "Due to considerable induslrial growth of Arkansas since 1939, the council .said, " firms inside and outside the state have been forced to base their programs on large- j ly obsolete statistics." The 1947 census, will be laken bj mall and forms and schedules are being maiicd lo manufacturers. -iunrtay and Monday "The Farmer's Daughter" with Lorctla Younp, Joseph Cotlen and Kliiel Barrymore Warner News and Comedy Saturday Owl Show "DEVIL SHIP" M-ilh ! Etichard Lane and Louise Campbell: Also Short Subjccls Sunday and Monday "The Fabulous Texon" with William Elliott and .lohn Carroll Also Short Subjecls Saturday Owl Show "Deadline for Murder" with Slarts at 11:00 p.m. Paul Kelly and Sheila Ryan Serial: "The .lunele Girl" Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "BAD BASCOMB" with Wallace Beery, Margaret O'Brien Also News and Cartoon MEMPHIS To Each His Own— For each city dweller in the United States, farmers raise an average annual crop of one-fourth acre of wheat, one-eighth acre of cotton, and three-fourths acre of corn. Gene The screen's singing cowboy IN PERSON RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Saturday "GUN LAW" with George O'Brien Also Cartoon anil Chapter I "Perils of Nyoka" AUDITORIUM and levelling. Admission—51 Mil), SI.20, for children at matinees. Sat. nnd Sun. Jan. 10-11, Mntinee 8flc for adults. Half-price Why INTERNATIONAL Truck Service Means TON-MILE ECONOMY • Conuci us if you're interested in truck service lhat keeps trucks operating economically. Here's why: \Vc plan your work ctliciently.Our shopmen are competent craftsmen. They find and fix little troubles before they become big ones. They have the skill and will to do thorough jobs. We are part of the International Truck service organization. We have factory-standard International parts. \Vc have special international equipment for testing, servicing ami repairs. So contact us for service that pays off in the language the truck operator understands best ton-mile economy. This service available for other makes as well as International. Gets Public Health Post \ CAllUTLIEttSVILLE. Mo.. Jan. 9 (UP*—Friends here learned ycstcr- dny of the appointment, of Dr. Joe Howard McAHMer. son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Gu.s McAlisLcr ol this city, to the position of Director of Public Health in Jackson. Tenn. He will have direct supervision over 15 Dycss Legionnaires Obtain New Quarters Clyde Williams Post 2M of Dye.*i has a new home and is .sharing it "Aiih me moors of the- Methodist Chuicli there siu.e the churcu biii!:iii;i; burned l;Ur lust year. '[ hr building wjis purchased re- t.entjy ny ;he F*(;st from tlie Dyes:; Rur^l lie li? bill tat ion Corporation. The 13 > e.i.s 1 x 1 R ioi i n a ir PA voted o •:ivr f.i;r church ineinljor. 1 ; use of the innidini; Tor services a new church .s'.iuctiuc I.s constructed. countir.s in and around Jackson. j Dr. McATuler MHS recently Rrad- j [ uatctl from thc -School of Medicine 1 of Duke University. 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