The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 23, 1948 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 23, 1948
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fAQB BLYTHEVrLLl (ARK.) COURIER WEWf FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, I Paps to Tangle With Jonesboro Game is Scheduled For Tonight in Gym; Chicks to Leachville Tlw Blythcville Junior High School Papooses, seeking victory No. S, will entertain, the Jonosboro Junior Whirlwinds in a return match at the Haley Field gym here tonight. Game time is S o'clock. The Senior High Chicks and Squaws will also see action tonight Journeying to Leachvilte for their second encounter with Loncliville High School squnds. Coach Buddy Davis' Paps, who have lost only two Rnmt'.s in .six starts, tapered off in a light drill yesterday afternoon in preparation for tonight's contest. Coach Davis i He made his announcement alU'r sent In aggregation through a long a conference w i(h Walter Mulbry. session ot ball handling and foot- j secK'tary-tifasmc-r to Commission- work and polished off with a light : rr Chandler, after lie and Minhrv scrimmage. | conclucied n uvo dny sei les o[ "iKiitc'c Coach Dell Settlemire's gold-i inrelinijs." shirted Whirlwinds are one-up on j "Mr. Mulbry told me that Chaml- the Paps In their traditional two- ler Ls greaily interested in reach- Chandler Gives Full Pardon To Mexican League 1 NEW YORK, Jnn. 23. (UP)—Now that Commissioner Hnppy Clinnd- ler nnd virtually everyone concerned seems willing lo reiustntc the impetuous bnH players who jumped to the Mexican League in. 1&46 I ho bic question today was — who can use them even if tlipy are m $ood .stnndiiiR? AlthmiKh Alejandro Ayuilnr Reyes, the Mexican eonimi-ssioner said in Mexico City that nil differences bc- f woe 11 lu.s icayue and the U. S, or- £aru7,cf1 )>asebal! had been iront'd out, it remained for .some American duo owner to throw out the welcome mat for their prodigal players. Reyes .sutd lie wn.s optimistic tha! before lonp nil of tin- American players would be permitted lo rc- lurn lo their teams in the states. Y Cagers Begin Second Hall Play Hays Store, Loy Etch And Playmore Quints Win Thursday Night The Hays Store, lx>y KEch nnd Discuss New Code AT1.ANTA, Ga., Jan. 23. (UP) — The net result was nothing—at least for public consumption—today after Southeastern Conference football coaches met for six hours here yesterday to talk about the Playmore Milliard quintets jumped i new NCAA "snnlty" code. Into tlie .second half lead of Hie I They met to discuss the new Mlylhcvlllp Y's city Hasketlwll : eodc which would break up the I-oagiie by winning games nl the cnnfercncc system of cash grants- Arniory Insi night. i In-alde to athletes. Hut, after morning and afternoon .sessions were finished, reporters were handed an announcement wllll ' h sal< l onl X : co ^ ^^"^.K^n Cot ferenccs discussed the NCAA cone and our pre.sent, urnnts-in-nld |»1- to give our presidents this Information for their consiri,crnllon at the February meeting." Porkers Defeat ASC 76-59 in Jonesboro FAYBTTEVILLE, Ark., J»n, 23, (UP)—The free-scoring Arkansas Rawjrbacks paused for mid-term exams today as they began an extended vacation following a 76 to 59 win over the Arkansas Statt Indians In Jonesboro. The victory was the sixth In a row for the Hogs, currently topping the Southwest Conference vrtti j four victories »nd no losses. _ M , ^ j The Arkansas quintet will move j Nearly complete r'ctm'iis™(|ave' Earl hack Into conference warfare on K. Long a heavy lead In the Dem- Fcb. « and 7 when It tangles with ocratic primary race for governor of Baylor University at Wraco. - - Long Still Leads Governor's Race Jones Says H« Won't Withdraw from Demo Primary; Sees Victory NEW ORLEANS, Jail. 23. (UP) — game rivalry having (rounced the locals 49 ',0 28 in their first meet- lug last, week in Jonesboro. T*ap£ Face Sevpre Test i, £ii:i n i: « «.;»* i tl J.TU [rjJIUIU.MIU I [I it! Despite the fact that they IKIS Inient pardoning Ihe Mexican League rated heavy favorites by virtue of for its raid* on t he outcome of their first meeting, the Whirlwinds are not expected to have an easy time tonight. The facts that tlie Paps wiill br playing on their home court and that they ktiow what to expect from the visitors will be in their favor. Coach Davis probably will floor his regular starting tine-tip against. the strong Invaders with possibly one exception, Leroy Criner find Jim Deer probably will work at forwards with J, C, Drokc at center and Dtck Reid and Sonny Stives or Bill Boyd at guards. Boyd, n first- year man has turned in some nice performance.'; at Die sentinel post j <UP)—Pffjgy In hist, ninhl's first game thn Michel's went fin it snoring sprrp to club Ihe }ifi|)to.s.s Sinijisnn Oilers 58 lo 30. Led |)y forwards Rakr.straw and Chufln who scored 15 points ouch, (hr Purlins commanded tin* Jifliiic at] the way. They Jumped Into an oarly tend, huHt up » ;H ] j cy . w c intend to 18 halflime margin nnd consted from there. The Hays Grorrrs plided to n 6G to 33 win over thc Ark-Mo Kilowatt FVS in tho .second git me last nij.;hi ID ret n fit their position atop the leap tie standing. Forwards A, C. Bunch nnd Hilly Mchnrg of the Grocers slaved a private scoring duel with Meharg accounting for '23 tallies while Bunch scored 22. Howard paced Ihe Kilownlters with 10 points. Is on mnjor league play- i r| ' ]ie Hlayniore Milliard five, paced ers in 19M, mny lie reached." " h y lorwinxl Bill DOLOUR, knocked 1 the Wnkefteld Service Station qnin- nig an nRicemcnt resiiecUllK lite .sovrreiKHly of Mexican baseball," Hcycs said ir. Mexico CUy. "We arc o optimistic th;il a formal Top Gollfers Tee OH In Phoenix Open From there on out, the Hogs will he fighting for every point. They meet Texas Christian at Fnyettc- vllle Feb. 13-H-. the University of Texas at Fayetlevllle Feb. 20-21; and Rice at Houston, Tex., Feb. 27-28. Forward A! Wllliaixs was the big gun In Arkansas' victory last night as he tallied 28 points to lead seven players from hoth teams who registered ten points or more. Forward Bonnie Wilhetm and Center Maurice Miller led the Joncsboro team with 22 and 17 points respectively. Meanwhile, officials lear thnt speedy guard Ken Kearncs may b<* 1/uii.siana today, but second-run- niMK candidate Sam Jones refused to withdraw and predicted that he would win a runoff election Feb. •H, Tlie Democratic nominee is sure ol election In (his one-party stale. With 1^01 of the state's 1.878 precincts reporting, Long held a lead of 84,841 votes. His total was 188.179, compared with 1H.338 for Jones. Judge Robert F. Kennon ran third with 93,617 with U. S. Rep. James H. Morrison was fourth with 75,495. Tile "old ref-nar" imlilical orga- riizuiion. which .supported fourth- Masl of the Anu'iicim PHOENIX. Ariz., Jan. 23. (UP) —Tilt- orrnm of the nation's tour- ins KOlffrs. 153 In nil brenn Irelng olt early loday in the first round ni the $10,000 Phoenix Open. Eighteen hole rornds were schn- duli'd for today ami tomorrow with a double round finale Sunday. To a man. Ilia cry wns "gel Hen p]acc candidate Morrison in the iastTo Fhe "porkers 7o7"th7 remain- ' "'' 5l Pnmniy. announced last nlglit der of the season. He suffered a S thal iL WOItId throw itK *"PPort to hand injury early In the first' l/)n 8 m lhc niuofl and asked Jones : half that required ten stitches to < lo nia!:e a "peaceful withdrawal." close i J^'K'.s siiici lie would not with- 1 " . ' draw, however, and pointed ouL | that "more people voted against I Long titan lor Lonjj." 'Ihe beginning uf tlie second phase BLVTHEVIULE'S ONLY Weekday* B«i Office Openi 8:30 p.m. Show Starli 6:« p.m. Saturday Bo* Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:04 p.m. Sunday Boi Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 Tonight "THAT'S MY GAL" with Donald Berry and Lynn KourrU and "YANKEE FAKER" with Douglas Fowley and Joan Woodbury Serial: "Daughter of Don Q" Also Shorti Kirk Takes Lead In Clearwater Open Aid Polio Drive over Jan. 23. . ... Kirk, amateur .star! ami may get the starting nod to- , from Findlay, Q.. led a classv field ' night, I of golfer.-; into the third round ol Coaches James R. Fisher and Nancy Ponder of the boys and Rirls teams will take their squads to LeachvlHc tonight for a return engagement with lhc Lions and Lionesses. Both the Chicks and Squaws have been practicing hard all week in preparation for tonipht's games and arc expected to make a belter showing apainst the Leachvillc , from fifth vrltli teams than they did in their first 15G. meeting. j Chicks Seek Second Win "~~ The Chicks will be seeking their | \vi)! work r\t forwards second win over Coach Ethririn'i This lass wits WakcfU-ld's second of the year hut it will have no benriiiK on I heir first-half standing Wtikc'ticld and Hays Store will mret al a future date to decide the winner of the first half. Fisher nnd i (lie $3,000 women's golf louninmnnt senior high } today, holding a three-stroke load Amateur chnnipion Louise of Atlanta, Gn. % Kirk .shot a 74 yesterday for | a :iti-hole tolal of M9, Miss Suags > lost ground yesterday hy shooting i T5 for a tola! ot 152. Mary Mo/.el or Portland, Ore- was In third place, moving up a 75 for a'total of McKecl's Lions . having defeated them 39 to 16 in a meeting two weeks ago and Die Squaws will bo trying to even the score with the Lionesses having tost their first encounter by a 23 to 15 score. Both squads are cxpccied to floor regular starting lineups in tonight's contests. For the Chicks the starting lineup will be Bob Mullen titul Dudley Hardy at forwards, H. B. Hodge at center and Dennie Gentry and Billy Boh Elliott at guards; and for the Squaws Sue Wirtoner, Bobbie Whisenhunl a with Ednn. Overman, Ruth Hooper and Ann White working at.gunrti.s. Following the showdown with Jonesboro and Lc.ichvillc tonight the Chicks and Paps will enteiiam thc stvonK Helena-West Helena In- I dinn.s in a pair ol games on the lo- V/ardell School Names Coach to Fill Vacancy . \ CAKUTHKRSVILI.H. Mo.. Jan , 2:i-",lack Hopkc, Caruthcr.sville, has accepted a position as couch ;uul physical education director for thn ^ rc.'il of the school year in Wardell High School. Ho succeeds V. R. Masey. of Ward ell, who lias been teaching and coaching there 1 fur 1 several years, and who tendered J his resienatlon, effective imtnedinii 1 | ly, last weekend. Mr. Hopkc ns' Mimed his duties this week. 1 Ilopke coached football and bus- 1 ketbnll in the Caruthcrsvlllc high school for a number of years, prior tn entering tho armv in World War IF, Youthful Dale Andrca.son. view, II)., who tied the course re cf>rd of 64 in yesterday's prn-ama- triir, was n surprise contender. More than 220 pros find amateurs signed for the affair nnd the qualify inp round was ordered for all bui Aome 80 exempted big names. * Tabbed to challenge Hot;an were E. J. (Dutch) Harrison, Little Rock. Ark.: Fd i Porky) Oliver, Chicago: U. K. Open chump Low Worshatn. Oakmont. Pa., nnd LJoytl Mangrum, Clilcago. scorer with 12 points, [while alt (he eight Marauders who ,_, elltcrcd coU '"'» Two Little Rock Cage Teams to Play Tonight Mike Jacobs Denies That He Will Retire MIAMI BEACH. Fin.. .Ian. 23.— CUPf—Bcmni? promoter Mike Jn- rtibs, head of Neu' Yolk's 20tli Century Sporting Club, (latly denied puhlislied reports totjay that he I was planning to he would continue in the fight game "Ihdcfinitely." "I am not going to retire." said the (i7-ycnr-o!cl promoter who has benn recuperating from n. recent with the rank ot captain alter Imv inn soivcd in thc European Theater. Me was associated wiih the Veterans Administration for a (imr, and recently became nit agent in Southeast Missouri for thc Prn- walkcd over he Chicks by j dentia] Life Insurance Comnany, a .')? to 3.T margin iti tltcir game ; with licadriuarters in this city. He .:ist year and Coach Fi.shr-r's tvilie ! will retain his agency wliiJe finish- out the school vrar al Wardell. fi-mn whicl, he was clischareed {ancss at hls No n,, alldy , s | o home. cnl Iiardwuoct tomorrow night. Billed os one of the strongest teams in Dif-trict 5, the Indians me expected lo brinp a strong qtiinlftt 1 to BlyLhnville for the game. Tlie j nd June Sttrro • will be out to revenge this licking, lint he adfieil that he intended to spend "as much lime here as possible." "I've decided I can go Along this «-av." said Jacobs, who emphasized that his health had Improved during Ills lung Florida vacation. Jacobs saiti h c planned to return to New York in the Sp:ing before heavyweight champion Joe Louis defends his crown for the second time Jer.sry Joe Walcntt. LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 23. i'UP) — i UP)—Two Little Rock hardwood quints will move into the audil.or- tiiin tonight in an effort to repeat early-season victories over out- state foes. in (he first game. North Little Rock, following a 42 to 31 victory over Fort Smith yesterday, will '. play Malvcrn. The Noi'thslde team j defeated Malvern 37 to 28 earlier | in the season, | In the finale. Little Rock will meet Fort Smith. It will be thc time this season the Tigers tire and "said I WMR without the services of four In the fight Kradualiug stars. Earlier in the season, the capital city team defeated the Grizzlies at Fort Smith 65 to 41. In yesterday's game, North Little Rock's Jesse Yatrs racked up 11 points to lead all scorers. BUI Puekctt of Fort Smith scored four field goals and added a charity toss for nine points. over alleged income tax irregularities during Ihe campaign, and tha; issue was expected to a^.iin. LOUR, a biother of the late U. S. Sun. Huey P. (Kingfish) LOUK h,vs filed a inillion-ilollar "conspiracy 11 suit as.iinsi Jones, U. S. Hep. Jame:; Domengeaux. and two New Orleans Newspapers growing out of the income tax charges Saturday "Last Frontier Uprising" with Munle Hale and Adrian Rnolh Serial: "Son of /orru" Also Curtoon GRIFFIN because it has a hard-wax finish HACK • MOWN • TAN • OXILOOD Saturday Owl Show Starts at If:00 P. M. "They Made Me a Killer" witli S;ilunrilay Owl shi>« at II p.m. Kolicrl Lowcry anil Hnrbar;i Brltton Serial: "Junjle Girl" Also Crjmcdv Sunday and Monday A professional steam-pressing job can be done at hotne with the aid of new parchment paper which, when moistened, becomes transparent and allows you to view the garment, n.s you iron. Opens at 6:30 p.m.: Starts 7:00 p.m. I Friday & Saturday "DESPERATE TRAIL" uitli Johnny Mack Brown, Bob Baker, I'uizy Knighl Serial "Secret A.;;cnl" No. 9 Shorts ~ Also News and Cartoon Carufhcrsville Council Rejects Bid to Buy Bonds CARUTHEHSVIIA.E. Rtn.. Jan. —Al a special mretlne; this week, the City Cnunril rejected a hid to IJiirchasc tlie special Issue bonds ecently voted by re.sklents uf this Race Horses Killed In Highway Accident HAMPTON, Ark., Jan. 23. (UP) —One rncc horse \vns killed and a .Sf\?onri injurrd so hnfUv it hud to I he destroyed yesterday when a truck in which they were bring taken to Hob Springs overturned nenr here. Dr Don Gnoriwin, El Dorado veterinarian, .said he was tolri that the animals bcOongcd to Enoch Rea of Bpntnn. in.f J. E, Vitiloe of LouLsvlIlc. Ky., ririvpv ol Hip truck, told officers that the brakes on the vehicle locked. Southern Cornbread made with— spread with- delictous DIXIE ,<?=v3^* "$m It'i a Southern favorite ... steaming hot cornbread. Wade with DIXIE and spread wiih DIXIE you get double fne nourishing food value and rich flavor of Vifamin- lorHfied DIXIE. DIXIE ii mada of the fineit farm ingredients, and every pound fhe year around i[ fortified with Vitamin A. Saturday iMirlnite Show Starts lit lO'.IS p.m. "Bulldog Drummond at Bay" with Anila Louise aril 1'al O'JIonre Also Shorls Sunday and Monday "Dead Reckoning" with Humphrey Koi;art arid Lizahelli Scott Warner News anil Short TOUK G1OCI1 DIXIE MARGARINE New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY SIGHT Box Opens Week Days ":00 p.m Matinee Saturday it Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Conl Showing TONIGHT 'Rose of Santa Rosa" with The Han.sier Mot Shot* Also Shorts • Yes, regular maintenance service —inspections, tune-ups and necessary repairs and replacements—is the sure way to keep service costs down and to hold truck operating costs at rock bottom levels. And our regular maintenance service is simple as ABC All you do is bring your trucks to us at regular intervals. \X'e do the rpst—giving your trucks International Truck Service. Certainly you arc interested in any program \vill save and make money for you. So come in—soon —and talk over a regular maintenance program with us on any makes or models. of St. Loui?. nnd was at n.n interest rate of 3.4'2 per cent. The bid was conditioned upon the city pawunK nj) ordinance setting aside a certain amount of funds received each month from the sale of water to bo placrri in a fund for thc retirement of the waterworks revenue bonds. The firm also asked for a 30-day option pledge from the council. Thc bonds in question lotal $575.000, which was voted in a recent special c loci ion for the purpose of ex- ' tendmp waterworks and sewerage systems to various par Us of the town, which were voted into the corporate limits sometime ago. Some of t sections ha ve al ready re - ceived city water and hard-surface streets, while sonic have neither. Sewerage systems have not been extended to any pnrlions that were brought into thc corporate limits. Quickly Locates Fire i CHICAGO, Jan. 23. (UP)—A hotel watchman who smelled .smoke in the room occupied bv Laurence C. Bakke, Madtson. Wis., awoke him In time to save him from her- , . ions injury last night and called . the city fire department which : | quickly extinguished the blaze. Fire department officials said Bakkc apparently had dozed off while , smoking. The hotel management said the damage was confined to , ' Bakke's room and amounted to ! about $100. j i > Judge Re-appointed Among the new developmculs for the Navy is a method of general- inn los by jet-propelled aircratt that can obscure an entire array of ships in [ tlian 30 seconds. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,. Jnn. —Judge M. R. Rowland of this citv ; j lias been re-appointed for. a six- ( year term to the State Resources mid Development Commission, by i ' Gov, Phil M. Donnelly. ; j Judge Rowland, presiding judge i | ol the county court, and planter. I Is an original member of the Commission. NOTICE! \Ve ;irc plcitsed to announce dial Mr. Lewis Troclor lias joined our stuff of trained mechanics. I,cvvia invites his friends and former customers to visit him in our repair department. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY 217 South Second St. Phone 1122 Saturday "Badmen of Missouri" with Dennis Morgan and .lanp AVyman Also Short Subjects Saturday Owl Show "EXPOSED" with Adclc Mara anil Robcrl Hcolt Also Shorls Sunday and Monday "DESIRE ME" «it\i Greer Oarson ami Robcrl ^litcl Sclecled Short Subjects RITZ. THEATRE * Manila, Ark. TOM A. LITTLE, JR. ;•; •^••^•••••^••M ![|j BOv.-SlNCe. I HAU BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO M' KEPA1R MV CAR , 1 T ,.;' "SURE RUNS. SWEET. 3/2 SOUTH 2?P ST. •ATj PHONE863 J-££ - SHE'LL DO FIFTV- ^>|X.TV-E.VE.M SEVENTY- -Af-JD /^TELEPHONE POLE SPED TOWAttO MAR.TV- ^f\ \\V-t- • (—" •^ O^ WHA,T"~> V; RONS, MART YG-OT A^ 7^ ^ 7 -^^fc ^± JL- I Dod^e, Plymouth 217 S. SECOND STREET PHONE 4422 \ Friday & Saturday "DOWN TEXAS WAY" with Boti Slcelr n:nl Tim McCoy Carlrtmi and "ith Chapter 'Tcrtls of Nyolt^" Alsn Selected Short Saturday Owl Show "YOUNG IN HEART" Willl Tanlcltti Goilll.lrtl nnd Dnnslns Fairhiinks Jr. _ Also Cartoon _ ^^ Sunday, Monday Tuesday HUNT STROMBERG ?• GEORGE SAHDERS LUCILLE BALL CHARLES COBURN BORIS KARLOFF . HI NT STROMBKRI, Warner Newt an* Shorls

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