The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 20, 1948
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1913 Three Cage Tilts In Manila Tonight Chicks, Papooses And Squaws Invade Enemy Territory Blythoville Hiph School's three «Se S(U!iU!s. (he Chicks, 1',-ips iill jjniiiuvs, nil] invade Manila tonigh I ••^viere (hey win resume a tradition I at rivalry with teams from Manila ' Hicli School I" fomglu's firsl game the Paps will take on the Manila Juniors in Iheir second meeting of tlie jeir This game was booked late ycster day and is being staged more 01 ! less to sive ihc two Team.s a little | action due to the lack of compel!- i (ion in the county. The Paps opened the season against the MiiuK Juniors nee. 9 and walked iw 15 with a rlecish-e victory but the >ia- ing wrll be a little rougher tonight. The Squaws and the Lionesses I will pair off in the second prelimi- ! nary contest for their second meet- : ing of the year, in a previous meeting this season, the Manila sextet nosed bv Ihe Squaws but since then Coach Nancy Pointer's aggregation ' has come a long way and promise i to make tilings somewhat tougher ' for che Lionesses tonight. In Ihe feature attraction the Chicks an<! the Lions will do battle • in what promises to be one of the 1 county's best games this year. Both teams have turned in »ood records thus far (his season, both bavins lost only two games. But on the "won" side of the. ledger, the Lions hold the upper-hand with 15 victories to the Chicks five. . The Chicks, however, are rated ! as favorites in tonight's contest because of their tougher schedule, but Uie difference is none too great, i Tiie Lions have played considerably ' more games than the Cliicks this ! season and lhat extra experience j "no the fact that they will be play- | I*-; on their home court will be in i Tavor o! Coach Charles Joliffs gang. i Tonight's first game Is scheduled ' to get underway at 6:30 with the girls contest set for 7:30 and the Chicks-Lions battle at 8:30. ni.YTHEVIl.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Beating the Season K....L..-..^^ffijaa&fiM^y 1 .- i .:.-.;•-..' >.». .• ..•.,is<!ftjiii. mWi»SK.;: These thrci' St. l.ouis Cariliii;ils don't wail fur sprinj; ti'ainniK lo (;e in shape fur the li:isdi;ill si'iisun. WurlvinK uut in <i St. Louis jjym iii-u k'lt to riBht, cntdici Ucl Willnir. oulliclck'r Uicli Hislcr ;nul culclic Joe Ciui'ngioJ;]. Welch and Riley jFive New Teams Win Tag Match |Affiliate With in Lection Arena fowling League Roy Welch nnd Tex Riley copper) ; Piny in the newlv-oreanl/cd B!v the weekly Legion wrestling event ' Ihcville nowlin- i en«,,c will ce m the Arena here last night whp.i limlcrv.ay next week with iilav Ir, they subdued Red Byrd and Joe : he held twice weekly on T, he the 'Big Boo r Ferris Signs Contract Mississippi Hurlcr May Hold Key to Red Sox' Pennant Hopes H\ Stan Oimloskyw Ihillr-d I'ri'ss Simrls VYHli-r NEW YOI1K. Jnn. 30. tUP>—Hl K Uoo Ferris stuffed a I!Ha lioslon Hcd Sox contract inlo his pocket toduy n.nd prepared (o play Ihe nui'sUun-mark-of-the-year role. l-'erris, a pitching M'nsatUm his (B'o years in die majors and n ilisappointiiijily so-so performer l::st season, well could hold tlie key i lo Sox pcnniint hopes. It's pitching ' that kept Boston two laps behind tlio Yankees lust season, and If; ' pitchhiB that plves Miiiin»er Jni- ! McCanhy his chiel concern (his ( .\'enr. Boo, I he IVHn rilinvlcr, burivd lip the lo.ipuo In his 1015 debut ny i wlnnins 21 pnnies and InsliiR II). His soi>l]r,mr,re year he won X nii.l ] lost only six as the Red Sox charg- | cd to the pennant. I But tile piy's low fast ball llial j kcp! the bailers swinpinR like sol! mil fen in 45 and ••»; suddenly went i blooey last season. 1-Vrrls fmlslicd • the year barely ahead o[ Ihc ,S03 I mark; he won 12 and lost II. Of course, even if Peri-is falls lo produce, you can't count the Sox out. Tiicv've picked up J,ick Kramer and Ellis Kinder from the Browns tltiriiiB tlic Winter to bolster Hie I staff creatly. and Tex Hushson will be buck — back, incidentally, with the same 12 nn,1 11 record that Ferris posted In 1947. . But Ferr.'s, 33. lie rrtuirpd j Sox contract last nipht, knew that j he's starting a vitul .season— both lor hlmsi-lf and for the Sox. | The Hed Sox nlso sinned n rookie I PAGE SEVEW ( IIi'sloii, five Imirs U.S. Indus' M .|iii.i- ficiire' i and lirk- *ii<i,,it «r i/...,i , „, . .."''. I , e imrs ul,V • mi,,, 11,.,,, •. skiilmK diampion, and l) lc k Hultuii of Kii B l .«•",! NJ S- North American lillehoWer. brush up alVt M ri, z fo, Wj,', er OlyinpLts to Lie held there Keb ",|j ""Her Bonus Clauses Cut For Minor Loop Players COLUMBUS, O., Jan. 20. <UPI —Club and league executives of the 56 minor baseball leagues went Into the second day of their conference todny after minor league czar George M. Trautman said lie will approve no further bonus contracts, Trautman. president of the national association of professional baseball leagues, told the opening session of the conference yesterday that contracts promising bonuses to players for outstanding performances were "dangerous to baseball." "Such contract.? don't belong In baseball," said Traulmnn in his .speech to the 250 delegates. "When a player signs a contract, he signs to do his b:st, and that's what he should deliver without the guarantee of added pay. Such contracts are dangerous to baseball. Pep fo Defend Title HORTFORD, Conn., Jan. 20.-(UP)—Willie Pep was due to sign articles here today for n Feb. 24 defense of his world's featherweight championship against Humberto Sierra or Havanali. Cuba, at Miami Beach. Pep unanimously decisioncd Joey S match. | today by D. V. Fmvhl'on The tag fracas was a. hard-fought i Five additional teams have been a fair in erspresed with fouling, entered In the league inak ,s It -, n\±Vc ?P r? ° e " C B '" kly °" '" l . pre5c " tn » "-team len'iTe F ie noJe nights card after an auto wrci'k in teams , u -c being soimhl he «,w Georgia prevent Blakly's appear- ' • sou t iu . He said, ance. Red Robcrt.i rcferecd the event , winner to be'deiermliied"oiiTn l cr" and his pretence brousht on sev- i cen(aBe basis. All leacue Barnes will -— -" —•' rat verbal battles. In the midst of ; he played at the Chitwood Bowling ! wl '° W °" 18 . nml Io5t 12 for "•>•<& -TJUfc'K-, IK? S(HU, League play will consist of eight games each night with (lie league- winner to be determined on a percentage basis. All leapue games win , nc played at the Chitwood Bowline- considerable foulin.-, Byrd was the ! Alley on East Main street he* a d ir.-: in the opening fall, dim- I New teams entered in the lenBue mated bv Welch i,, fiv. ,,,im, (D . I inei,,H. Dr . p Hart, Bikciy , same nnd lost It after he was called up from Lynn of the .New Englirul League near the end of last season, returned his conlract. lint it was pitchers 1 day all over both leagues. The Braves signed Ray Hardce. mated by Welch i n five minutes ! include with body flams. Dillman was the next to so, put out by Rilev's jackknife. Fall time was 'l5 minutes. . Chltwoods. Knights of Columbus' and n. D. Hughes Men's store. J^i^^ien" S^'VraVped ^V"" ^C?'"'" >n/-.i.-c «,._. i.- .i-. — . wr Women s Ski Team Riley's arm in the ropes and tore off a large portion of hide. Several | fouls and arguments later, this ST .MOR'nz witzerland J.n bloodshed was followed by rtetiat for 20- iUl>>—The U. S. womenVoivn, Byrd nt the hands of Welch via Pic ski team was Kreatlv weakeiiprt body slams. Dillman then floored '" ' 5 weakened Welch in four minutes with a crab hold. Riley, however, came back to beat Dillman with a jack-knife. The of the Carolina League last season. Phil Marchildon, who won 19 in ID47. signed his contract with the Philadelphia Alheltics. Marchildon struck out 127 batters lust year and was given a "sizeable increase" In j pay for 1948. I The Yankees signed three rookie | Inn-lew, all of them Irom Ihe Kan- I sas City farm club. They were Bill Wight. Fred Bradley and Clarence Marshall. Thu biggest pitching name in Ihe majors. Bob Feiler. was due lo leave Railroad Conductor, Deadheading to Conference, Averts Serious Mishap WATER VAU.f.V. Miss., Jan. 20+ (UP)—Thomas D. .Slzemorc. -18-yeiu- old lllinoLs CVnlral conductor was Motor Manilfact back on his job in West Tennessee Cj,,,-J /„, lortny after aveilliiu n serious nils- J " co ror Imp by pulllns Hie cmei-Rcncy brnl-c while a |j road line. Si/.cmore was lidlilp "dendhfnd" yesterday nboanl the NnMivillc Chnltiinoocn ,v si. Ixmls Railway's "City of Memphis" which operates between Memphis and Nashville, lln was en route to Jackson. Tenn., to an 1C mectlni: Razorback Quint to Play In Memphis UnU-crsily ,,f Arkansas Un/or- b.i.ks .lenders In ti, P soiitiiwesl c.oiifcrenre. enrnnnter one of the . oiilhwesl CDiiference standout i''!ini» Weilncsdny ntirhl nt the Memphis Autllloilum The Unlii'i-sllv of Atolxni'"'" ('rliiiMin Tide, coached by |-'l "Hod" llurrictle, promise to Rlvn Ihe H.iMibacks a very busy cmi- '•e<! I)V J. F. .SJiarjw- imnp.shool IllK, II,,. Ci-imsoi, - mc . ,, lsl week ilc-r,.,itcd Ihe University of (•TOi'da's HulldORs. Ourdntlc" nn- nnuiiced thai his Tide machine was leatlv for the all Imporiniit Biimr with Hi,, liiiwn-backs nl Mem- plils. Mini Kctiafd-r, a I,,,,,. riuiKc' B |iol Is Jcadiiifr Uie Crlmsnn Tide i,i si'tuiriM nnd will bp matched ii'-allst l( N vo < "l lt "'k'" lllr '' Clr " r>l<1 K " k " ""' cr in Ihe Southwest Confrreni'e ran 1 . Another Rii/orlmck .slmi'pslinoler R'liii enn In; ilriii-ndcil on lo give I be Tide Iroublc Is Alvln Williams, who was named on Ihe first Tenm Hsl .senson inul All-Amcrican Keeinul ITr.-iHi an,) Icij ii,,, finullnvejit t'ou- ferciuv In sci>rln B . Williams and Knk are senior performers and will wind up their collide cam-is . In n btn/e [„ glory, n will be ihelr jlnlllal apjirnr.'inof l>i<tmt> n Mcm' phis crowd. Alabama defeated ole Miss In Its Memphis jjninc last year. The Tide | la ImvhiR anolhor gond campnli;n nnd will l,r IK Us llejl. for Die rnn- |iesl wllh Arkansas. I '" —— ' rney to deprive Ihe Kc-hatr. cnni|inn nes of their busiiuvss of diMrllnitln'i mid KellliiR Kcri:n,wn fin-in inictois and Impleincnl.s In the Klalc o'l Ohio. The suit asserts that'Harry F«- BUSOU tiwcntcd a new typ« of farm tractor which the elder Henry Ford aurccd In 1938 to manufacture and wiilcli (he Ferguson organization marlielcd together with a line at farm Implement.', developed by Fer- 8'ison. Severance of this arrangement last, July i resulted In another suit, filed In New York earlier this month, by Ferguson against th« ford Company and officials for $251.000,000 damages u LY TH EVILLE'SONLV .ALL WHITE TIIEATPF j n-innin; fall went 25 minutes. r • Q -> B"-<my wcaKeiied -•bb"'- i". for the Slalom events today nftfr majors. Bob Poilt . . Dodle Post of Reno. Nev the ' Ncw Yc "' h tonight to begin his sal- lenmv captain, suffered » broken I ttr J" negotiations with PrcsJiJcnt Bill i Vecck of Cleveland tomorrow. • ( But Feller, who drew 480.000 lust. i year on his combined salary and little team's ankle. The 52-year-old University of niuum ? J.MJ nun,, t-> numiics. . T '"'- ^-year-old University ol \ aul seller, who tlrcw 580.000 Ins Til the prelims. Riley dcfenlcd ^' cv; «' a graduate fell on » narrow j i' cnr °" his combined salary am Byrd wih body slams in a brief two- a " whlle leariir.K seven or her attendance bonus, anticipated littl minute tussle and Welch bomice.-l tM1 ""i»tcs on a downhill practice 'rouble dealing with Vceck. Dillman with body slams after 10 nm yesterday. . _ mlmltts - . ^LnTf J"" nc fl a ' c ' y ™? h « l to Olympic Plovers Profit Kramer-Riggs All Even RICHMOND. Va.. Jan. 20. (UP) —Jack Kramer and Bobby Riggs. their profe.ssional tennis scries tied at eight victories cacVi. night at the University Carolina in Chapel Kramer evened Hill, N. up the ,- »ospilal. and-dclt t r rrsaid 0l ? ; r P ^ £'">;*«, P '°"st she will be unable to compete In Entry of Outlaw Team i either the Winter Olympics begin- j : ninff Jan. 30 or the oihcr European CHICAGO. Jan •><> <UPi— A CV H'nu S( , SChe< i ulcd ",', Frt ™^- I spokesman for the u." S Olympic However. Mrs. Alice Kincr. man- committee said today Mini me .... ager of the team, said that Miss bers had re-affirmed" their t nl meet to- Posl will retain her title of cap- to witlutrnw al cams o,, Ihe of North tain, and will walch the games Winter Olympic games If an Amrr- Mrs. Slxcnmre nt her home here eonfirmcd that her husband was Ihc "hero." Si/.emore wns In a rnr InokliiK out Ihe window when he fell a bump, nnd quick as n flash he leapc-d out of his seat lo pull the emcraency cord overhead. '. The front wheels of I lie car had! left the tracks. A railroad ai'onl said! that Sl/.cmore's alertness prevented! the car from going over the embankment. Throe <i(her cars mrrylnf! approximately BO passengers were In the rear of oi/.cmore's ruv. The accident held up traffic for almost three hours west of Jackson. "Aly husband arrived at Ihc meeting too lale." Mrs. Sjzemote said. on another rail-! co ^UM'5tJS. o,, .Inn. -jn (UP1 — I Damage suit nskliiR $n.:inL' 5DOaRuln- st the Ford Motor Co,, ni'aibnrii Motors, Inc.. the Ohio Tractor A- Implement Co. and officials ot Ihn Ihrcc firms was [llrd today In federal court hero. The acllon, brought by Elmer E. Srhatc. his wife and two corpora. - llons which they eonlrol—the 'I'ruck- Tractor Eciul|iment Co. nnd 'rruck- Traclor Kiuilpment. Inc.—clini-(:i\s the Ford group wllh lllccal conspl- &: .^.^' At* , with her ankle In a cast. country tour last night by beating Crnrco** n^nf.rt n' RiKE.s. the defending pro chnmpion. v - rossett Dentist Dies 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 at Blues armory. Heart Courier News Want Ads Angelo of Providence. R. I., in n I0-rountl non-title match at Boston last, night. "Delta Implements Did My Tractor Repairs On the Easy Time Basis!" Farmers throughout Pemiscot aurl Mississippi conn, ties are finding that Delta finplomenls Inc. gives a better price and better repair work on oasv credit terms. Don't waste time with amateurs. Your tractor is v-a.iiable. firing it to your Intel national Harvester riealer! GET OUR FREE ESTIMATE LITTLE HOCK. Ark., Jan. 20 (Ufi —Funeral services were held here today for Dr. Charles C. Reid, Jr.. 57-year-old Crossett dentist who died en route lo a Little Rock hospital yesterday. lie formerly prnliced denistry in Little Rock but moved to Crossett i ^1'^s _»i«r_ four years ago. His father was the late congressman Charles C. Reid. Surviving are his wife, his mother on brother, one sister and one daughter. lean "outlaw" team is allowed to play hockey. In a mail vote, the members vot- I cd 68 to 6 to cancel all Ameilriin entries In th c Eamc if the unrecognized amateur hockey association team begins to play. The spokesman said the mail vole was taken to Give members who did not. attend the meeting last Dec. 3, when the resolution was passed, a chance to express their opinion. Nurses to Meet LITTLE HOCK, Ark., Jan. 2(1 (UP) -The Arkansas Stale Association of I'raliral Nurses has scheduled its annual two-day convention here Thursday and l-'i iduy. Officers will be elected and In. ! slallcd on I tic final day, acciirdiiiK 1 to Mrs. Irene MorKan oi Pini: IJlnfi, pro.'idcnl. Aboim Ihe speakers scheduled arc .Stale Rep. Liny,] Danioli of Hot .Sprints, Miss Marion Gatnon- trr and Dr. Hay-len it. Donahue of Ihe Fort Hunts Veterans llo.sp SHINES FOR A D|/n, W E POLISH Made by the makers of LIQUID DYANSHINE Headed for Fall li::tll ll kilays liux Office Open* p.m. Show Starts 6:4S p.m. Saturday lux Olllcu Opens U:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p . m . Sunday llov OfllfB Opens 1;« Slinw Starts 2:00 Tuesday mid Wednesday New Theater » Manila's Finest Slioivs KVKRY NIGHT linx Opens \Vcck Days 7:00 f.m AfatfiiL-e Haturila; A Hunday Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showtaf Tonight "Crime Doctor's Gamble" with Wiiriii-r Baxter ami Mlchcllnc CMirel Also Short Subjects Wednesday * Thurstfjiy "POSSESSED" with .To.lii Cnuifiinl mid Van He/Ill COME SEE THE. MOTTO ON MY WAUL. Onenj at 6:30 p.m.; 8Urt> T:N DEAL AT MOTOR CO. Tonight "Pacific Adventure with linn Kandall. Murrcll Slembtck Scri:vl: "Hrlrk Hradford" Also Shorts Wednesday & Thursday Tho Corpse Came C.O.D/ Will! Cc<ir«c Itrenl anil .loan Blondcll Fox ^lovii'lonc News Alsn Shorls RITZ GET DELIVERY NOW . . . JEEPS Make Hay While The Sun Shines" THEATRE Manila, Ark. TRACTORS FARM MACHINERY Motor Company Your Order! with Anthony Quinn and Kalhcrinc Tit Jlille Warner News and Short Wednesday & Thursday "RIFF-RAFF" with Tat O'Brien and Anne JtrTrtyi Xeirs and Short A few seconds after this picture was Uihcn, the left ski of Clas> ^ jumpor Billy Hatch bccanu. mbcddccl in tht snuv.-, nnd thi.. ;ou:h rolled lo the bv>tti>m o. lie hill. Unconscious lor scv- •rn] minutes, H;itch \vus taken o a hospilyl, where lie was rc- jorlcd shaken up. He was com•cling in the Big Hi]) meeting at Bcloit, Wis.

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