The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 16, 1948
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 1«, 1848 Bay Cage Teams Offer Challenge Boy*' and Girls' Teams to See Action Against Chicks, Squaws Coach James fisher's Blythevillft High School Chlckasaws and Coach Nancy Ponder's Squaws will .swing back Into action tonight when they take on teams from Bay High School at the Haley Field gymnasium. The first game i.s scheduled to get underway at 7:30. Tonight's contest will be both teams' second venture against District « competition. The two .squads opened (heir district play Tuesday night with teams from Leachville High school. The Chicks were vie lorlous In their first district try by a 29 to 16 margin but the Squaws lost theirs by a 23 to 15 count. The Chicks, who have polished oft some pretty fair teams In hanging up four wins In six starts, tapered 5n a light drill yesterday afternoon in preparation for tonight'; clash. Coach Fisher sent his charges through a two-hour drill session yesterday, mostly In ball handlin and footwork. Tonight's contest will offer the Chicks an opportunity of occupying a top seat in the district running provided they can get by the Yellow Jackets. Bay defeated the Chicks twice last year but the team was weakened considerably by graduation. However, the scmarf Is reported to be one of the strongest contenders for the district crown. Opening for the Chicks against I he strong invaders tonight likely will be' Bobby Mullen and Dudley Hardy at forwards, R. B. Hodge at center and Billy Bob Elliott and Dcnnie Gentry at guards. Squaw Guard Due Back The Squaws wound up their lire- game drill sessions yesterday with an hour-long scrimmage. Coach Ponder, seeking to sharpen the teeth of the Squaws offensive _attack, sent her aggregation through R long drill In ball-handling and shooting. There are some possibilities that the Squaws Iirst-strln[; guard, Ann White, will return to the lineup for tonight's game. Ann has been sidelined for thc past two games due to a back injury received in the Gosnell tilt last month. The ace sentinel attended several practice sessions this week and Coach Ponder stated that she would probably see a little action tonight. The Squaws are expected to fieid the same starting line-up that was used against Leachville Tuesday night." Sue Wiclener. June Stircs and Bobbie Whisenhunt probably will start nl forwards with Edna Overman. Mary Jo Ross and cither Ann White or Ruth Hooper at guards. Roac/i to Battle Tony Janiro in GardenTonight NEW YORK. Jan. 16. (UP) — Young Livern Roach, the best boxer developed in thc U. 8. Marine Corps during World War No, 2, will attempt p- landing on the big-time -onight as he makes Ills Madison Square Garden debut in a 10-round bout with classy young Tony Ja- nh'o. Should the handsome, dark-haired middleweight from Plalnvlew, Tex., get "the situation well in Vinnri," his victory over Janiro would please men of the leatherneck brand everywhere; for this Texan Indeed Is the "pride of I lie Marines." Ronch recently was awarded a ptaque symbolizing his boxing prow, ess by Gene Tunney, ex-hcavy- wclzlil champion who WHS the top scrapper developed by the Marines miring the first World War. Moreover, Luvcrn has been token under the wing of the Marine CoriK League. Roach will be tackling a stiff assignment tonight, despite his amateur successes as ace of thc great boxing learns turned out In 1911 and 1945 by thc Cherry Point. N. C.. base, and despite his 26 victories In 27 professional lights. Bees Have 50-50 Record with the defending district chain >lons, ,the Jonesboro Junior High School Whirlwinds. The Paps, victors In four straight contests, face the crucial test tonight when they tangle with Coach Brooklyn Downed By Rhode Island State 104 to 80 NEW YORK. Jan. ife. (UP) — Rhode Island State's miming Rum; were closing In on a posl-sca.soi nntionnl basketball tournament bid tochiy at. considerably better thai: a point-a-mimUc pace. The undefeated Hams bogsliu their string to las' night by defeating Brookland Co!' Icge. 104 to 80, at Kingston, R. 1 the Ranis, as nsiml, did nothing bu run and .shoot and in the fli'.st 1' mtmites they scored 34 points BII;;I niiu ociivi _ Brooklyn, also a (asl-brcak team, \ , lml | Rol „ Booll sot, 21 points during that lime but •—Courier News Fhtil The Hlytlicville Chicks ''B" cngers, though virtually Inactive son, have proved very valuable lo the chicks' "A" squad by lurinsh- (he competition during pisictkc sessions. The "Bees" have played Tough Opponents *""•«"» 7° k " _. "*. _ ... In Miami Golf Tourney Tangle Tonight With Papooses Blytheville 1 * undefeated win TAMPA, Fia., Jan. 16. (UP) — Blonde Betty Jameson of San Antonio. Tex. faced a chilly day on Junior ti, P Palma Ceia Colt Course here High School Papooses will open i ; 0 d, ny [„ ti lc $3.000 Tampa Women's their District 4 play tonight wlien'colf Tournament,, bill at least she they Journey lo Jonesljoro for a tilt | la(i a two strolte | cad OV( , r lllc tK \ d Dell Settlemlre's highly touted Whirlwinds and will lake the court] 45 a ]l day rated as tlie underdogs. Tlie Whirlwinds are also undefeated. Coach Buddy Davis sent his tribe qt Paps thvougli n tough scrim mage yesterday afternoon In preparation for tonight's tilt. The Paps spent a full hour in scrimmaging, with the accent being mostly on their offensive attack. The tall rangy Paps will have only one advantage In tonight's tilt, their height. Paced by three six- footers, centers J. C. Droke and Bob Webb and forward Jim Deer, thc Pups probably will depend mostly on their defensive game to Quell the':ing Whirlwinds. Coach Davis stated lhat lie would start his usual lineup in tonight's tilt which is Jim Deer and Lcroy Crlner at forwards, J. C. Droke at to iH'lp keep her warm, The temperature was in the freezing 30's yesterday as more than 60 of the nation's leading professional and amateur women golfers opened thc first round of the tourney, and the mercury stayed below Chicago Cubs Purchase - Nashville Outfielder CHICAGO, Jan. 16. IUP) — The Chicago Cubs today announced the purchase of outfielder Harold Jeffcoat from Nashville of thc Southern Association. The price was not made public. Jcffcoat, playing his second year in organized baseball in 1047, batted .3« with Nashville last season. If: led the league in hits with 218, was second in runs batted in wit.a 118, and third In total bases wl'.ii 292. Federal Judge To Rule on Game Board's Status LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Jan. 16. (UP) —Federal Judge Harry J. Lcmlev has delayed, perhaps for as much as 20 days, ruling on the right of the Game and Fisli Commission to bring condemnation suit agalns: the Dlerks Lumber Company branch RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. tt Con way. The principal issue seems to b* whether the commission U » citizen ot the state, or »n agent of the state and not » citizen. Th« out-of-stale company has th« right to light the commission in the federal courts If It can prove It I* being sued by a citizen. Judge Lemley yesterday gave lh» commission attorneys ten days M file an answer. The commission Is attempting to obtain title to the land In order to expedite construction of Palarm Creek lake. th« only two contests this year and have a record of one win against one | center and Dick Reid and Sonny loss. I'ictmcd above arc members of the squad.' They arc: back (left to right)—Don, guard; Charles Frankum, forward; Curtis Mel-Jay, guard; ami Jerry Kninkum, guard. Middle row—n. O. lielknap, lorwurcl; Roy smith, forward; (jorrion Hammock, center; and C. O. Hcilmun Ji., Kuurtl, l*'ront tow—Carl Bean, guard; BUI Long, forward, and Don Kcrbtuigb, guitrd. Dodger Catcher Tells of His Raise In Pay Before Rickey Mails Contracts By Carl Lundciulsl (llnilfd I'ri'ss Kimrts Writer) NEW YOHIC. Jan. 1C. (UP) Anybody who gets a IftlH raise with (lie llrooklyn Dodgers is supposed to wait nnlil Feb. 1. To tell about, it so It was almost a breathless bulletin today from catcher Bobby Ura- who said "sure, I'm signed up _ ! Sue Widener, Squaws Ace forward, Establishes New Scoring Record continued to fall behind the tireless Fthocle Islanders. Dick Hole of Rhode Island led thc individual .scoring with 29 points and Mort Kleiner of Brooklyn was rtmnenip with 19. In other major games In the, i undefeated Columbia topped Yale : on Sue Widener, nee forward of thc Blytlicvillc High School Squaws, today went do\vi\ OH record ns being Just how Bingiin signed his con- the first Dlythcvllle schoolgirl ever liac;l before boss Branch Rickcv: to bold a state high school Ijnsket- mnlletl it to him was not Imnmllntc- bull title. ly established, but that was what the man snid. I Klekcy, al the Mime time said that I s 'r Sue, who scored 53 points In R game here Dec, 19 between the mul the Gosnell »» 56 lo 44 r for Its 10th triumph; Fordham ran its unbeaten .string to eight games by downing SI, Prune is of Brookland. 47 to 44; Conch Johnny Lawlhcr's Pcnn. State team, always lough to bent at home, edged West Vh-fiinia. 50 Lo 46 at State College, Pi\.; Prinston topped Army, 52 li> 46; and Navy upheld thc service contracts would be malice! Feb. 1 and thai he exsjecteri little or no holdout trouble. : Dodgors have the prospects of School girls team, wns notified yesterday by J. M. (Johnle> Burnett, .. .. a payroll close to double the 1EMT | l™d cstnollshed a new figure, what with practlcnlty every _ regular expecting R 50 per cent or ' more raise. Brngau, a nonentity throughout thc 1947 season, when lie played executive-secretary of the Arknu- ;ns Alb o Association, that she led a new state high ', school girl* ivuiivlcUml scoring re co I'd, Mr. Burnett stated that his office had only been keeping girls' individual scoring records for ft year Service Station And Hoys Quints Tie for Top Spot The Hays Store Grocers and the Wakcfield Sorvirc Station quintet finished first-half play in the Bly- thcville Y'.s City Basketball League . night In a dead heat. The two teams were victors in '.heir contest. 1 ? last, night thus throwing the first-half league lead into | n two-way tie. Wakefield defeated L (he Ark-Mo Kilowntters 35 to 32 f in the first game last ni(;ht and the Grocers defeated Loy Eich 50 to 43 in their contest. In the other game ployed last ni^ht Play more Billiards defeated Simpson Oil Co. 49 to 25. Last night's victories gave VVake- ficlri and the Grocers a first-half record of four wins -against one loss. A play-ofl between these two tennis will be necessary to determine the first-hall winner. The victory gained by the Pluy- inorc five lost night gave them undisputed hold on .second place \viih three wins and L\vo losses. Loy Eich and Ark-Mr- were tied for third place in the first rmU standing s with two wins against three losses and Simpson finished fourth with live losses nnd no wins. to pay thc $25. She" did, and here, without charge. One half cup of butter, two tablespoons of baking powder, two of vanilla, three eggs, two and one- half cups of sugar, four squares of bitter chocolate. second fiddle behind Bruce Edwaru.i, ' but, as far as the association's files schools by downing Maryland. 51 J Hsurcs lo be on more of n stand-1 were couceviicd Sue's 53 points was lo 41. I out this vcju-. Thus H seemed a tin- f * new record. Little Rock Pro Leads Field in RichmondOpen RICHMOND, Calif.. Jan. 16. (UP) —One of the finest par-wrecking crews in golfing history, hcndert oy tlic velernn E. .1. I Dutch) Hnrrlson of Little Rock. Ark., returned to tlie Richmond goli c\nb today to miew one of the grcntesl assnulU ol all time on regtilixtron figures. Harrison, 12th leading money- winner in thc nation last year, topped Hie field as the pnck teed off in the second round ot thc $10,000 Richmond Open Tournament. He shot a record scvcn-under-par 65 on tlie flat 6,415-ynrd. par 117 course yesterday. 'But.even that terrific first round didn't give him an easy feeling. He led the field by only one stroke.and 39 players broke par and 52 either squalled or bettered the standard yesterday. Eric Monti, Los Angeles, who fired a 29 on the back nine, was second along with littte-hcraldcd Jim Mihvard, Northernaire, Wise., both racking up 66 cards. New York Yanks Sign Schoolboy; Draw $500 Fine NEW YORK, Jnn," 1G. (UP)—The New York Yankees, who probably l IJ o(f on the tact tliat Rickey, like , Conch Nancy Ponder of the other major league magnates. Is Squaws stated Hint she investibgat- will be nhle to dig up tlie money omcwhcrc, were tagged with a $500 iue today by Commissioner A. B. itlnppy) Chandler, who made it [>lnin Ihnt he niciuis business in ins program to protect high school Inoscuing the strings for the 1948 campaign. \VHh the New York Yimkecs. Vhe latest mnu to Join up wns tnfielrter Hobby Brown, who got L\vo fir "it bnsrnnn'K mltt-s for' Christinas find who very .slgnlficnntly liiis beou working out, with both ot them .'». n sccoud bnscuinn vmdcv nor- clrcmntitrinccs, is expected to ed the possibilities of thc 53 points ] ma I be the relief man for Gcorfie Me- Quinn, who at 37, probably wSil not he able to RO full speed another campaign as he did in 10-17. Bi', feUri because of his World State's Top Cage Teams Will See Action Tonight LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 16. (UP) — Two oC the hottest rivalries in Ar- bcing R new record immediately fol- ) kansas high school bn.skettmll wll be resumed here tonight when Little Rock tangles with El Dorado and North Little Rock meet.s Pine BhifT in a donblchercder. Tht* first gnme promises to be | thc heartliner with E] Dorado reported to have H team of championship caliber. Charles Smith, lanky center for the Oilers, is expected to be their top performer. llinfc the game nnd wns informed \ t was not but that she later wrote Mr, Burnett "just to be sure." plnyers from high pressure scout- ' Scries pinch-lilU..ig prowess, gov Harrison Cage Teams Schedule Four Games The Harrison High School Dragons and DragoneUcs will meet teams from llermondfile. Mo., and Jones- bore at the Armory here over the week-end. Tonight the Dragons and Dragon- ettes will clash with teams from thc Hermondate Negro High School and tomorrow night they will meet the Eskimocs of the Booker T. Washington High Scht>o\ in Jonesboro. Read Courier News Want Aas ing. Chandler fined the Yankees because (hey -signed up Hnrry Nicholas, a brilliant kid from VnlLcy Stvcam High School on IxmR Island, while he still had scholastic eligibility. The Yankees said (hat the youngster had been signed through R misunderstanding and that they had no desire whatever to violate Chandler's edict against signing high .school players. Nicholas, who is 18 ye signed last July to a Y tract with their Newark farm club in the International League. The youngster, who had planned to so to Wake Forrest College in North Carolina would have graduated lust June, but he did not have enough credits suid indicated lhat he would not continue in school. However, he took a Summer course lo make up his credits and two doubles, a single and a base on balls in four ap|:aarnnccs. nnd during the Fall classic ninnager Bucky Harris made up his mind to use thc kid regularly. During• the regular senson Brown hit an even .300 hi C9 games. / The Yankees also signed Steve Souchock, a first baseman who plnycd at Kansas City nnd hit .207. Sonchock wns with thc Yankees on 1 n part time basis in 194G and 1017. I arc old. was Spokesman Says Olympic iTnnkcc con- _ . k fr . ti Teams Are Not Funalcss Jpens at 6:30 p.m.; Starts 7:00 PJ.ID. Friday & Saturday "Ghost of Hidden Valley' with Bustrr Cnilibe, Al "Fuzzy" St. Jnh: Serial: "Secret AS cut" No. 9 Also Shorts Saturday Midnite Show Starts at 10:45 P.M. "THE DEViL THUMBS A RIDE" with Lawrence Tlcrncy «fc Betty Lawforcl Also Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Showi EVER* NIGHT Bos Opena Week Day* 1:40 p.m Matinee Saturday 4 Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Coiit Showing Friday and Saturday "ARIZONA DAYS" with Tex Kilter Carttioii and 4th Chapter "Perils of Nyoka" Saturday Owl Show "ARROWSMITH" with Kunulil Caiman Also Shorts Hundc Monday Tuesday (fn Ciuccolor) "BLACK GOLD" with Anthony Quinti and Kathcrinc De Mille Warner News and Shurt Tonifiht "TEXAS" with Glen Ford and William llolden Selected Short* Saturday "BACK IN THE SADDLE" with Gene Autry Also Shorts Saturday Owl Show "Each Dawn I Die" with James Cagne.v and Jane Bryan Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "DEEP VALLEY" with Ida Lupino, Dane dark and Wayne Morris Selected Short Subjects F\RM (J| LOANS Home Office, Newark, N. J. '- ; YZftM PROMPT CLO»INO IOW KATB CM.I.. WRITE OR SE« RAY WORTHINGTON US S. Third St., Blythevllle, Ark. Servlnt This S^rtinn "!5 Yearn Authorized Mortgage Loon Solicitor tor THE FRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA finding himself still short, he re- High School for a final "semester. Only Few Minor Changes Made In Football Rules SAVANNAH, Ca., .Ian. 16. (UP* —Members of the national football rules committee headed lor home todfij* Icavinp the rules virtually -is they found tbem. In the three-day meeting, the committee Inid thc groundwork for possible tunjor changes nnd the fldopUon ol a common code lor prep and college teams. The committee announced revision of the .substitution rule to limit replacements after use of the allotted 'number ol time-outs, only for injured players. Thc oprto&mg team will be allowed to substitute ns many players as desired dnrini? I he extra t line-out to replace an injured plnjcr. Other changes will allow the receiving team to receive thc kickoff CHICAGO. Jan. 16. (UP) — A I 10 yards in front of the kickolf spokesman for thc U. S, Olympic • point if two consecutive kickoffs so committee said today thc American | out of bounds, and win permit the Winter Sports tennis had all the ; use of a one-inch tee of any riiam- _ money they rared for their stay in [ eter for extra-point and field goal j Europe, but be admitted Mint the attempts, committee had to dig deep to pro- ! ' vkie il - Barbara Ann Scott Wins Here's $25 Cake Recipe You Con Have Free i BOSTON (UP)—A Boston woman asked a dining-car waiter for i he reccine of a fudge cake she had enjoyed on the train. The chef who had concocted thc cake sent her the recipe -with a bill for $25, Her lawyer advised her performance ever awarded in a rink here .and she did it despite extenuating difficulties. BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY Weekdays Box Office Upens 6:30 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 Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 Tonight DOUBLE FEATURE LUX I, \i X O R A Sunday and Monday Rumors that the Winter teams _ , turned Fall to Valley Stream j were stranded nt St. MoriU. Swit- | European Skating Title PRAGUE. Czrrho5lnvakin. Jan. He will be fcrnduated late this monlh nnd on the basis ol Chandler's m!- ins against the Yankees will be* a .free agent with all clubs in the majors eligible to dea! with him. Every 38 seconds fire breaks out in thc United StaVcs. Every l ! i rr.inutes an American dwelling catches fire. ?.crhind, spread through sports circles In Nrw York and Washington Wednesday, nnd Sen. Stylos Bridges, R.. N. H.. issued a call for public support ot thc U. S. Olympic Teams. The Oklahoma A. and M. Col- \r-p,f. a SUHwatcr derives Us -support from both state and federal governments. Czrrhnslovakin, K>.— Barbara Ann Scotl. a classy lassie from Canada pnrlayed her \\ay into the hoorls of Czcchoslov- ivkian sports fans today with beauty and brilliance which enabled her . to slide away to thc European fig- I uiv .^katin™ chriinpionship. ! Miss Scott, an 38-\ear-old honey-haired honey from Ottawa. turned in the highest score for a Aiil£.--f)-Minui£MfUltll By TOM A, LITTLE, JR GOOD EVEMlMe,MA,&TV-' VOU'E.E LOOKING-VEEV f|MOD£NTMiLY, VOU GOOD f JUST T/M<-E. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO - I JUST MUST HA.VE IT PEOPLE AR.E JUST DVIMQ- TO R.IDE IN IT, -THEY'LL PUT MEW LIFE IN IT. Blutheville Motor Co 9 Plymoulh SECOND STREET ucRs PHONE 4422y I 'ZSZS&t^ A^^^Aflsl Also "BLONDE ALIBI" with Torn N' and Martha O'Driscoll Serial: "Daughter of Don Q'' Also Shorts Saturc!s> "SHERIFF OF REDWOOD VALLEY" with Bill l.llititt and Bobby Blake "Son of Zorro" Also Clirloon Salurdav Owl Show Starts al 11:00 P. M. 2a slairin; LINDA DARNELL CORNEL WILDE RICHARD GREENE GEORGE SANDERS llioT»[1«VllS[| KiiunTmisEiic A UNIVERSAL PICTURE 1Q2 Also Sliurts Sunday and Monday TILLTHECIOUDSROLLBY "No thanks, I'll ride with Red ... He has his repair work done at T. I. SEAY MOTOR COMPANY!" SEIUKIIV Savings ab work here are loaned to home owners and are backed by one of the soundest types of security known...first mortgages on selected residential property. . BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL 124 W. AS"H ST. PHONE 35^5 !,,>! "" u »t IN HCHNICOIO«I 1 V*N JOHNSON . JUDY GARLAND K*NX SINA1RA . JUKE AllYSON i ROBHR1 WALKER . OIHAK fflOK I KAlHm GRAYSON .VAN HEF1 N "'i* IDdllE milEI • IEN» »OIH£ »«£!« UWtUU • IOSY Mil!Ill VIUIHK OIIIED Also New& and Cartoon BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151

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