The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 21, 1948
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1943 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chicks, Squaws Win Over Manila Only Paps Lose in Triple-Header Cage Event for B.H.S. Teams Blytlievfllc High School's Chicks a»d Squaws annexed a double win flwr tennis from Manila High J&'ioo! in Manila last night with rae Chicks defeating the Lions 40 to 13 in the main event, and the Squaws downing tiie Lionesses 37 to 28 in a preliminary contest. Blylhevillc's only loss in the triple-header affair was t'nc 8 to 6 setback handed the Papooses oy the Manila Juniors in the opening till. For the Chicks it was their sixth victory In eight starts as they continued their winning ways over Mississippi County teams, The Chicks jumper! to an early lead shortly after the opening tip-off and remained in front during the greater part of the contest. Only once was the Tribe behind, in the evivly minutes of the second period when the Lions forged ahciul by a one-|xiint margin but the Chicks quickly overcame this and went on to win with ease. Chicks Show Improvement It was by lar the Chicks ber.t, performance of the year. They handled the ball beautifully and '.hc;r passing showed definite signs of improvement. R. B. Hodge, th? Chicks bis center, was the wheel- horse of their offensive drive ?.£ his left-hand hook shot fell true for !4 tallies. After eight minutes of defensive sparrin? in the first quarter the Chicks opened up. They moved from ; a 7 to 4 first quarter lead to a 22 j to 9 halflinie margin and then coasted from there. Their tight defense held the Lions to only four points in the second half. For the Squaws it was their fourth victory 1 in eight starts mill vfbst night's win revenged an earlier wonting handed them by the Lionesses. Sue Wldener, tall forward o.' the Squaws and holder of the state's individual scoring record, paced Blytheville's attack with 31 markers. Forward Lucille Buck led the Lionesses in point-making with 14. Squaws Take Early Lead The Squaws took an early lead and went on from there to victory. They led 9 to 6 at the cud of the first stanza. 17 to 10 at halftime anil 26 to 19 at the end of the third period. Ann White, Edna Overman and Ruth Hooper were defensive standouts for the Squaws. I The 8 to 6 defeat suffered by the Paps in the first game was their second set-back in six contests. Th» Same, as the score indicates, moved slowly and the two teams battled it out defensively. The contest was rough and frequented v.ith ruie infractions, some seen by the officials while many others were not. Jim Deer, regular forward and BUI Boyd, a -substitute guard, accounted lor the Paps six points. Deer sunk two field goals to Boyd's College of Ozarks Wins From Littlje Rock Cagers CLAJRKSVILLE, Ark., Jan. 21.— (UP)—college of the Ozarks was eyeing » share of the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference basketball crown today after a 48 to 31 victory over Uttle Rock Junior College here last night. The Mountaineers now have won three games and lost one. They were defeated by state Teachers, defending conference champions, Two forwards. Charlie Roffine of the Ozarks and Joe Shinn of the Jaycees. each made 12 points to top all scorers last night. The Pillow and the Plunge i PAGE SEVEJI Mexican And U.S. K"«>rbaefc Track Team B i_ it f\ff • i elects Scott Captain Baseball Officials Talk Things Over: Katy Turner, left, and Johnelle Kirkpatrick add lo the thrill of water skiing at Cypress Gardens, Fla,, by having a pillow fjeht The loser takes a dive. ' MEXICO CITY. j«n. 21. (UP) — Oignnlzcd busPball and the otillnw Mexican Lenguc phvnued a pence conference loclay ut which It was expected (hat preliminary nrraiiKf- meiUs would be mnrtc to certify the Latin loop Into baseball's official family. The peace conference, which was Instigated by U, S. Commissioner A. D. (Happy) Chandler, will be held between Waller Military. Chnndlcr's number one llcutentint. and Alejandro AguUtir Reyes, the commissioner of Mexican Biisebult. Reyes revealed that Chandler had sent a telegram from his offices In Cincinnati, O., requesting the conference. "My assistant. Mr. Mulbry, the .secretary-treasurer of baseball, will be In Mexico about Jim. 21 and would like a brief conference with you." the lelcgrnm staled. Reyes replied thnt he would be glad to talk to Mnlbry. The conferences, It was presumed, would involve steps whereby the Mexiciin l^m^ne might obtain recognition in on:niiiwrt busctmll. Keyo.s. who became commissioner las' October. siUd thai hp would make it his firm policy lo be friendly with the American leagues iincl that there would be no more player raids ns (hen 1 were curly in 1040 under the direction of the wealthy Pasquel brothers. PAYET1TVIL.LB, Ark.. Jan. 11, lOP) — Clyde lEmnckaver) Scott WUK elected toclny ns ciiptuin of Ihc j 1918 Arkiinsiis KnzorbAfk truck j (cam. A hurdk'i 1 nml J;uclln man, ScoLl led Avkansus m tho Con- fercnen meet at Wiico last year, fie docker) 142 seconds In the 120- yard high hmdlivs, (he third la.stcsl time ever clocked in the United Stales, He was elected oaptnln by « vole of '.nst year's IcUenncn. It Looks Like A Good Season For, Baseball's 'Cry Babies' Hy (Inrl Inindqulst United Prtss Sports Writer NEW YORK. Jan. 21. I UP) — It hei;an to sovnid today as if the major league 1948 season was going to be a great one for "cry babies." There was wailing at the moment from a ciub owner, a manager, and a player. The club owner was Bob Carpenter, Jr., of the Philadelphia Phillies who said that he had plunked out some Sl;250,003 in good hard- earned Dupont dollars for established players from other teams and that Irom now on he was go- Pep To Fight Cuban In Miami Next Month HARTFORD, Conn.. Jan. -Ji._ (Ul'i — Featherweight Champion start training soon for the sixth defense of hi.s title utiainst lluin- bcrlo Sierra of Cuba nt Miami Beach, Fla.. l-'eb. '.14 IVp sinned for $3:>.5M (he grrat- csl ]»uvsc In Die history o! Uic [«a- ItierweiRllt ela.^s. Conlructs were .vigncil In Ihe office of Promoter Clarence iKay) Kanlrowitz yesterday, .sierra, who bulked ul ilu> tenns [CL'cd by Kaiiirnwltx ntilly aeieed lo 15 per cenl of'lhe f-tc. Arkansas Tax Policy Scored By Bob Bailey RUSSELLVILLU, Ark., Jnn, 21. (UP)—Revision and modcmlznllon of Arkansas' lax system Ims been meed by yob Halley, Ruuellvlllc attorney. Speaking before a Ilu.ssollvlllo civic chib yesterday, Builcy decimal llml the present system Is driving Industry from thr state, He explainer! Hint county taxes now mi> listed on n mlllage scale far above Hint of most stales, wlillc properly generally is ussoss- Induslry gels Ihc linpresstoti thai! Missing a Week, I ™* f LI II j »• [From Wishing Will Hollywood Piano TO Aid War on folio Prodigy Is Found Jl SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21. (UP) SPARTANBURO, B. O., Jin. (UP)— Police here today nought • Ihlcl without A heart — the ruy who —Jacqueline Homer, 14-year-old stole n wishing well for collection* Hollywood piano prodigy who has in the March of Dimes drive from been missing for * week, was found n downtown store, here curly today In „ hotel room Chairman Wallace Moor* of'the wlili a snllor, police reported. local drive said the well wu about m i«, M JOC Nt "' 10 '!, " 8l , d two hnlf fu " of colns *°™<M* '<«• th« olflcci.-i acllns on a Up. loenled aid of Infantile paralysis victims. die girl In a hotel room with, . WHlliice Wells, 19, a stltor slaUon- cd al Hunters Point here. Wells was booked on charges of violating the stale welfare and Institutions code, which covers offenses Involving minors. Church Member* Charge 'Hush' Monty Was Paid to Bishops Henderson Meets Tutors in Conference Tilt one. Kelchum paced the Manila squad with six poinls. Box scores: Junior Game Manila Pos. Poe F Ketclium (6) P Horner 12) C Mayner G Fleeman G Blythevil!e Crincr Deer d> Broke Reid Stires — Veacii, Substitutions: Manila Berry end Hoselaw. Blythevilie — Vance, and Boyc! (21. Girls' Game Blytheville Pos. Manila Widener (31) P L. Buck (14) Whis'hunt (5) P Waddell (9) Blires (1) F Pierce 13) E. Overman G Bndicott White G B. Buck Hooper G ' Holder Substitutions: Blytheville •— L, Overman. Shellon. Hawkins, anil ing to concentrate on getting them Irom the far-flung Philly (arm system of 15 clubs. The manager was Zach Tiylor. and he had poetic license to wall- he runs the St. Louis Browns. Taylor, who unenthusiastically Inherited the last place Browns when Muddy Ruel was fired at the end of the 1047 season, complained In 51. Louis that "I don't even know some if my players by name, let alone by their playing ability." The player was never-happy Eddie Miller, the sad shortstop of the Cincinnati Red who annually comes up with some sort on an injury that keeps him from ploying In the major league All-Star game. Miller, who quit baseball at about this time last year, only to come back after most of spring training was out of the way and play good all-around ball for the Reds, suggested in Hamilton. O.. that he did- \'t think his Ixxss, Johnny Neun, was much of a manager. He complained about Neun's em- >hasis on offensive play, much in ,he same way that he used to yip about his defensive strategy of the defensive strategy of his previous manager, Bill McKechnle. Warren Giles, president of thft New York Giants Sign Poole And Conerly NEW YORK. Jnn. 21. <UP> — Willie observers wondered whelhcr It wns part of a "mnfttcr plan" to build tin Ihe New York entry In the National Football League. Ihc last place Ginnt.s prepared today to present not one, but two. top- flkht passing combltmllons next Pill. latest mnnenvers In the leacuc have made It possible for Hie Giants lo le-nnlle an pros next season the combination that led Ihe nation for Olc Mississippi In the last college cnmpalcn—passer Charley Concrly to end George (Barney) poole. Lujack Expected To Sign With Chicago Bears Ark,, Jnn. 21 <UI»>—Stale Teachers, Ihe ilefemt- I»K Arkiinsiis IiitcruolleBiale Chum- pious, nipct Henderson l.n-e Prldny iirlghiully of- nisht and Qunchlla Snlurdny nlulil nst week, (I- In I hell first test of slrciiRlh of llir sori.son, All three trains BIT undefeated In conference RUUW.S this year. The Teachers have won four. Henderson three atiri gunrlilta Iwo KIIIIILM In conference pluy. CHICAGO, Jiui. 'ii. iUP»—Ocm'se Ilalas. ownei-i'o;n:h of the Chlcn- KO Hears profe.sslonnl foulbilll Icnm. siild today "(here nr,. n few minor compllculions" preventing lilni from coming to an ngrmncnt with All-Amerlcnii (iiuirterlwck johnny Lujack on n cnninid for year. Hnlns and Ihe Noire name nrld- lr«n stiir were scheduled lo meet hcr c lotlny ;iiul Lujark was expected lo slyn with the Hours at Uiat lime. Hulas lalked lo Lujack on iho telephone "quite a white" Insl niRlit. lie said, mid us. B resiill, Llljuek will slay lit South Hclltl (or the lime ucliiR. Contractors Elect UTri.E IIOCK, Ark,, .Pun. 21, (UPl—D. p. Jonr-.s of Llltlo Rock wus elected president of the Ar- kansn.s Chapter of Assnclalrd Gon- next i m ' Contrnclnrs here ycstrrdny. He succeeds Joe Fiy of Little liock. Oilier offlci-rs Include Wlliurd Muy of LSUIe nock, first vlci'-pus- Idcnl; S. nlxon of Warren, second vice-president; liny Mel/.RCi of 1.It- lie Rock. .sccretnry-iiFHSiirrr: nml H, L. Dickinson, Buford Uracy and Artlp OroKorle of Little Rock, directors. Mnt.lover directors are Richard LltiebiirKCi'. b. L. Si'hni [f and D. B Hill. Jr, nil of Lltllo Rock. n argument wllh her him she was "tied up all the time, couldn't ever RO miy place was llred of It." Norton snld she lold lilni she Imd to spend all her lime studying concert music, mid hurt no chance lo go out with other young people. Jaequollne said she came to Sim Francisco on u Inu and stayed In several hotels. Norton said she lind been ill Ihe hotel where Ihc officers found, her for two diiys. Los Angeles police were nollfled todv of fluveiUlo tuUHoi-tUos. Homicide detectives were put on the Klrl'.i trail after u week's search failed lo provide a trnce of her. Her inolhcr, Mrs. Clara Horner, hart i'.ilrt she was sure her daughter had IXYM] kidnapped. !, Tenn., Jnn.l_. —Six members of the African Mtth- otllsl Eplscopa nlld ^ (ell wluit happened to church fund.? and properties totalling more than S20U.OOO. Their petition charged thai *. A. Selhy. nctlng secretary-treasurar, hart paid out church "money for support of church officials. The pt- llllon siiUI it has been "rumored" (hat three bishops were paid 11,000 in hush money". It charged Belby with falling 10 account for 136,000 received for church property told. The uroiip also asked that ;'s nciicral welture charter be dissolved since it no longer serves the purposes for which It was founded. Ross. Manila Walker. "A' Blytheville Mullen (9) Hardy (2) Hodge (!4) Gentry (2) Elliott (4) — Chllder.s (2) and Bnys Game Pos. F P C G O Manila East, (41 M. Harris (4) J. Harris (1) Threlkeld (3) Wilson (1) Substitutions: Blytheville Jerni- r?an (2>. Simon, Watt (6), C. Frankum, Berry, and Ashby. Manila — Gammcl, I«ine, Galloway and Nelson. " " Delta Implements Did My Tractor Repairs On the Easy Time Basis! Farmers throughout and Mississippi counties are finding that Delta Implements Inc. gives a better price and better repair work on easy credit terms. Don't waste time with amateurs. Your tractor is valuable. Bring it to your International Harvester dealer! GET OUR FREE ESTIMATE 3/2 SOUTH'2S PKOMEG63 Uctls said In Cinchvnnli that Etivlie was entitled to his own opinion but that "he could be incorrect." Cnrpenter said that he was a "little tired of being held over a barrel by other major league owners and robbed for players no better than those we already have." Without mentioning names, the youthful Phtlly proxy, heir to a part of the DuPont fortune, said that "other' clubs are demanding hundreds of thousands of dollars for players who are no better than our farm hands." "We haven't given up hope of dealing for one or two players we want, but there is no use sitting by idly," he 5aitl. "We have too much nt stmke and the Philadelphia tans want a winner. So we're concentrating on our Inrm kids." Holy Cross Smothers Rhode Island State NEW YORK. Jan. 'il. (UP> — The Crusaders of Holy Cross, who got off to a stumbling, fumbling start this bnskeltall season, looked more like (lie N. c. A. A. champions they arc today niter handing Rhode Isliiiu! Stnlc a fearful 7C to 40 slit-Hacking nl Boston Inst night. Holy Cross, resembling Ihe smooth outfit' that surprised fans' by copping national honors lust 1 year, simply toyed with Hie hitherto unbeaten Rhodles. Tlio Cru- sndcrs Kipped lo u 10-2 load, built that up (o 33-25 at the half and breezed honip, i In wlnler, Ihe mails between Chile nml ArgfllUun arc cnrricd by a 1 out 300 ski-runners, who work In relays. j Truck Driver Killed HOPE, Ark., Jnn. a I (DPI—Funeral .services won: plnnncd here today for deorgo Harolil Hnrtsllclcl. who died, en route to a hospital of Injuries received when u (ruck he was driving was struck by n Missouri Pacific Mncs passenger train. The 27-ycnr-old employe of Ihc Hope municipal water and light Tennessee Motorists Robbed Near Texarkona M'lTLTC ROCK, Ark., Jnn. 21 (UP» —The Arkansns Slate Police have Joined In n search for four men who robbed aud-.bcat n Brownsville, Tcun., couple on Ihc Texnrknnn- llnjic highway nurly ycslcrdny. The slnle pollco wcrn .summoned by HcinpstCRd County police, aftci- Mr, and Mrs. Lulher Wllklns reported they had been robbed of $Ifi:i rtiul l\vo Miltcnscs by n pair of hitchhikers and two accomplices. Wllhlns said ihey were held nt gunpoint by two men whom they picked up near Tcxarkailn. whllu two aides gol out of a Irnlling cur. look the money and luggage, assisted In healing Ihc Tennessee couple, and nil four made oft together. Ilcnti Courier News Wnni Ada pinnl WOK iit R do^'iiLown ci'O.ssltif;. He Ls survived by his wife iniri thicc-ycar-olcl son. FOR SALE 4 Ft. Meat Cast and Beverage Cooler Combination $192.50 Dell Scott 1211 \V. Miiln Phone 2260 . 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