The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 31, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 31, 1948
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B1UHT (.AUK.; oi, Golden Gloves Finals Tonight Northeast Arkansas Winners to Compete In Mid-South Event With U matches studding th» all- iter c»rd, the 1948 Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves competition will move Into the fiiml rounds tonight In the Osceola High School eym Th« first match is scheduled to get underway at 8 o'clock. Championship bout* have beer curded In three open divisions am nine novice with winners to be crowned as tltleholdcrs In (heir spectlve classification. Titleholder will be entitled to represent North east Arkansas In (he Mld-Soutl Golden Gloves to be held In Mem phis Feb. 10-12. Topping tonight's card will be t!i open middleweight tussle betwcei "Jarrin Jack" Brawlcy. Iho OSCPO! farmer-boy who first stepped Int the Trl-Slate boxing limelight I) slugging his way to the 1941 middle weight crown In the Mld-Smit competition last year, and T.esto Cartwright, the liard-hlttinK sera] per from Manila. Brawley has bee listed as favorite In this hi Cartwright reportedly Is a hai puncher and very danecroiits Another top open contest wll send John Cox. the baby-fnccd puncher from Osceola. aRauist John I,re Walker, another Osceola lad in for the featherweight crown Cox, who WAS rated as a pre-compct-Hion favorite, encountered considerable difficulty In RctthiE by his semi-round match with Bally Ray Drenucn Thursday night, may run across that same difficulty tonight. 19VJ Cliamfi Defends Title In the only other open division match Carl Langston of Osceola, 1947 Northeast Arkansas open welterweight champion, will defend his title against John Griffin also of Osceola. Headllghting the novice division bouts will be the duel between Bill Toddy of Osceola and Ray Garner of Lcpanto In the llghtheavy bracket. Other novice bout.s will include: 60-75 pounds — Henry Harrison, Shawnee, vs. Bobby WIlHams. Dyess. 76-90 pounds — If. A. AupllllK, Dyess, vs. Shelton Harrison, Shaw- ncc. 90-100—Donald White, Reiser, vs. John Bledsoe, Dyess. Flyweight — Clarence Wilson, Osceola, vs. Ernest Davis, Wilson. Featherweight — Paul Stillwcli; Osceola, vs. Buddy Ferguson, T,e- panto. Lightweight—Billy Driver, Osceola, vs. John Driver, Osceola. Welterweight — O. C. Boling, Osceola, vs. Hufus Bishop, Osceola. Middleweight—Bobbie Bradshaw, Osceola, vs. Billy Teal, Wilson. Violet- Grnftons waves gaily u'ilh one hand and clutches n rope with the other .is she enjoys a new spoil—jeep-joring'at Greenwich, Conn. All you need is a jeep, the rope, a pair of skis and a lot of padding in the uvoner places. Knights of Columbus Bowlers Lead League The Knights of Columbus, with six wins and no defeats, took over the lead in the Blytheville Bowl- iu,B League Thursday night, by blasting the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company team In three straight lines. The KC's hold the highest pin average for teams with a total of 4.232 pins bowled in 30 lines for an average of 141 pins per man. C. Toparo of the KC's at present holds tiie league's highest individual score of 200 pins, Other Italian Heavyweight King Decisions Cranford NKW YORK, Jan. 31. (UP) — Oino liuonvlno. heavyweight champion ol Italy today was offered a February match with Joe Baksi at Madison Square Garden as reward for Glno's upset victory over Jackie Cranfcrd of Washington, D. C.. last nluht. A crowd of 16/247 surprised garden fans saw the bnrrell-tjodlcil belter from Bail, Italy, win' the unanimous 10-round decision with ease over sandy-haired Cranford, who had been regarded by some experts as "another Gene Tunney." Caruthersville Cagers Lose to Belle City Quint CARUTHERSVILLiE, Mo.. Jan. 31. —Carnthersvllle Merchant Marauders, local Independent basketball team, dropped a loosely played game -32-20 to the strong Missouri Aces of Belle City. Mo., here Thursday night, before a small crowd, due to the bad weather. The Marauders had won six consecutive panics before being toppled by the fast-breaking Aces. Their defeat by the Aces was partly causei by two of the regulars being out o the lineup. McHaney and Dunn, due to illness In winning six .straight games, the Marauders had defeated Slcclc 38-35 Holland 45-110, Blytheville 48-3 BragB City 43-17, Blylhcvillc 53-51 and Holland 4n-UO. The regulars composing the Maur I auders nre Brooks and McHaney Herb Pennock, Phillies Boss, )f'es Suddenly PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 31. (UP) —Hurt Shotton and Hnnk Crecn- both were mentioned promt- etitly a* possible .lucccs-sors to «rb Pennock ns general manager the Philadelphia Phillies today ollowlng th« .Midden death of the lie-time Yankee pitching star. Pennock died yesterday of a cere- ral hemorrhage two hours after he eri In the lobby of the Wal- lorf-Astoria hotel in New York, where he wan attending a National » meeting. National League Resident Ford Prick was at h's >ed>lde when he died. Bob Carpenter, president of the PhillicR, was too shocked today to do much thinking about a successor for the business-wise Pennock. 'I just can't believe it," Carpenter i'd. However, (hen* were inc!icnlions lliat Shot ton, Grecnfoertf or possibly Scout George Earnshuw woulc get the past. Carpenter first of all was due to center with Pen nock'A chief advisors—farm head Joe Roardon nnc Manager Ben Chapman—regard i final arraiiRcnicnt.s for B[>riiin trnining. Funeral arrangements were stl! Incomptftte lor the man who pitched with the Yankees tn those story- jammed day.s when Miller HugKhis was the manager, and the batting order was studded with such names as Babe Ruth, Lou Qahrig, Bob MeiiBcl and Tony Lar-zeri. However, it waa underslood that there would be a simple burinl Monday or Tuesday. A move to cancel the Philadelphia .sports writers' dinner Monday night as blocked by Carpenter. For Carpenter, the loss was more Llian merely one of •. trusted employee. Back in 19H3 the Yankees were playing MIC Alhleticjs in Philadelphia and Lclty Herb Pennock was pitching. Between inning.-;, Pennock picked a ball out of the hag and tossed it to a bare-legged, skinny eight-year-old kid In a third base box. Tlmt kid \vfts Hob Carpenter. Welch Brothers To Meet Roberts And Joe Dillman Working from their win of 1a«t week, brothers Joe and Jack Welch retain to the American Legion mat aid lii-io Monday night to match 10) Red IlobcrU and Joe DHimaii i the weekly tag match fcaune. Thi» hooking will renew a rivalry w'ulch is almost &n old a.s the wresting business in Blythcvllle, that Lwcrn the Welch family and Iloli- rtA. Roberts, and hi.s cronic, Bill aiMy, have for many years been he lop men on the Welch family'* )lack list and any time one of the lour brothers geti together wltii he bla redhead, things usually start The JU'c works will start in the .second jmcliminary bout when brother Jac'c and Roberts net together for i little warm -up before waltzing into the main event. Roberts will hive the diminutive Cherokee ait to hlm.seU in this boub and won't have to be bothered with big brother Joe butting in, Though Roberts will be working without Canny, his usual UK match buddy, he shoild get ample assistance from Dil):nsin for the two see oyc to eye in their .styles ol wri'.siHng. Tin bald-headed Greek is A master ol both scientific and rouub a tid tumble tactics but he prefers the latter when it comes o dealing with such opponents as ho Welch brolhcn, ULUnian is scheduled to tangle with Joe Welch in the first pre- itninary bout. Skip Alexander Leads Tucson Open With ,30 TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 31. (UP) — The mi lure of the short. El Rio Country Club course wa.s reflected today in the fact that .Skip Alexander was 10-under par alter two rounds, yet he had only n one- stroke lead at- the start of the third 18 holes In the $10,000 Tucson Open. Alexander used 28 putts In fashioning a sevcn-und"" '-par 63 yesterday, one stroke shy of the courses 18-hole competitive record. He had a two-round total of 130, and was one stroke up on hometown favorite Jimtny Hincs. Tucson Country Club professional. A total of 38 llnksmen were In the sub-par group and ten more Us Thursday niphl ] forwards; Cor re II. center; and Jeff were: Saliba Cafe defeated Phillips | rcss and Dunn, Motor, and Chllwoods defeated Blytheville Willys Sales. Read Courier New* Want Ads More tlmn 30 different crops an imscd in the Valley of the 6ui surrounding Phoenix, Ariz. Trackmen Line Up -or Mill rose Games had standard iW.s. It took a score of 142 or better to qualify for today's 18 and Sunday's finale. with scores of 134 or better were considered hi position to crack the 2G4 stroke 72-ho!e record. Portly nines finished early yesterday a nd then sat back and watched the names stars, one after another, fall short of his 65-66—131. Several threatened, however, before Alexander finally came home darkness was settling over the simple E) Rto layout. ChiUlcnRinR Alexander at I3!,i was another long-time Winter circuit pro, lanncd Vic Ghezzt, Kansas , City. Kan. i In contention at 134 was n quartet consisting of Bobby Locke, Johannesburg. South Africa: Ed Furgol, PonLlac, Mich., Chandler Harper, Portsmouth, Va.. and the leader at. the end of the initial round, lanky Dave Douglas, Wilmington, Del. 'htn that attempt failed he and hi* fellow conspirators returned to 'oona and agreed that they would make Individual attempU to aasas- UHle Gandlil. Every man available on the Bombay police force was on duty to prevent the rioting from spreading the city. Three battalion* of fully armed troops and a squadron of tanks were kept in uadlness. All business throughout India whs closed and all transportation at a standstill as the New Domlnon observed the day of Gandhi's funeral, the flrit of IS days of mourning proclaimed by the Indian government. The body of Gandhi, called the "great soul" by followers who looked upon him an a saint, was draped In the three-color flag of the free India that he, more than any other man, helped to bring about. The route wound through the streets of New Delhi and past ancient Red Fort, built four centuries ago, on its way to the Jumna. Qan- CALL 4627 For Lower Cost Insurance • HOME ~~:\ • AUTO ^. } • BUSINESS Arkansas Mutual Agency '* I W. L. Tamkc, Mgr. Isaacs Bldg., Blytheville, Ark. dhl himself, before his death, made the request that he be cremated according to orthodox Hindu rites beside the sacred river, second only to the stories Ganges In Hindu holiness. The flames that reduced Gandhl'f 78-year-old body to ashes might wel be the signal for savage new at tacks on Moslems by Hindu extremists whom Gandhi thwarted while he lived. Police said flatly that Hie venerated Hindu leader was slain by ie of a group of "Hindu fanatics" ho are trying to loose a blood bath I India. I n**t*i ttacvxy stwct *iw*yf tec you* Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 3479 Clytheville Ark. 112 Walnut St. Louise Suggs Meets Helen Kirby in Miami Tourney MIAMI, Phi,, Jan. 31. <UPJ Louis Sugys of Llthia Springs, Ga. ot a chance to confirm her victor; n (lie national women's amalcu ;olf championships today whei ihe met Dorothy Kirby of Atlanta n the finals of the Helen ")oherty Tournament. It was Miss Kirby that La Suggs defeated In the finals of the na- .lonal amateur, ami the Atlanta 3ellc was called upon today to make the victory stick. Mtss SURRS won her way into the ;ltle round by defeating Evelyn Odotn of Miami, 5 and 3, in one semifinals match yesterday while Miss Kirby downed Mrs. George ElarLing, also of Miami, 3 And 2, in the other. In both cases. Song drive. 1 ) and unfailing putts tolo the story. NEW YORIC, Jan. 31. njP)— Six defending champions, Inulctl by inlloping Gil Dodds in the Wann- nnkcr mile, were on hand to pro- .pct tlicir crowns tonight n.s he cream of America's trick and field talent competed in llir Millrose Ramp. 1 ; at Madison Bnuavc Garcicti. Competition was expected ;o bo especially fierce \\\ this year's rc- nc'.val of the, first meet at the Garden -season, because of Use Athletes' desire to win berths oti j the U. S. team for the Sutnmnr i Olympic games In London. Donds already was rated America's top hope in the 1,500 meters, but a host of youngsters arc due to prove their ability. The chief contender was Gerry Karver of Pcnn Stnte, who won the Philadelphia, inquirer mile week. Locomotive Jumps Track And Hits Three Autos; One Driver is Killed INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31. iUP>— A mil road yarci engine jumped the track today and ploughed into three automobiles. The driver of one car wa. c , killed and six other persons wore injured. The three automobiles had been walling tor the engine to clear a city street crossing. The dead man was Robert Leffler. 26. IndirvimpolLs. The injured included two members of the engine crew. Powerful Investigating Committee Adjourns WASHINGTON. Jan. 31. (UP) — The Senate War Investigating Committee which started seven years a«o under the chairmanship of President Trumiui loses it.s investigating powers at midnight. AU that remains for the once powerful Senate committee is the filing of its final report some time during February. The last public hearing was held yesterday. It wiis dull and quiet contrast, to the hUcg lights, crowds of spectators niul other fanfare which highlighted many of its previous sessions. the lire began its task of consuming Gandhi's earthly remains. Within the funeral grounds there was an Incredible mixture of people —India's leaatiers. Premier Pandit, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patcl, "Iron man" of the All-India Con- prcs.s, the Moslem Congress leader Maulana Azacl, and Baldev Singh— and the plain men and women ol the hundreds of races and sect." which comprise India's polyglol population. Mixed with their grief was an undercurrent of fear over wh;it the future will bring. The question on many lips ivas: "Who will he next?" And the names that were mentioned were Nehru and A/iul—both of whom have long been targets of the Hindu extremists \vlio struck Gandhi Oo\vn. While the cremation was carrie< out police continued their rclentlcs inquisition of the assassin and drcs from Gaitse the admission that h had participated with five associate in the plot to bomb Ghandi which miscarried Jan. 'JO. He was quoted as saying tha New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVKRV MttHT Bo* Opens Week Dajs 1:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Hun. 1 p.m. Cent Showing RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark; DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Boiler Work rind Remodeling a Specially 110'/2 E. Davis St. Phone 4641 Tonight 'WAGON WHEELS" WESTWARD" with Bill Elliott Selected Shorts Saturday Owl Show 'A Slight Case of Murder' with dw.inl G. Robinson Selected Shorts •Sunday and Monday "IT HAD TO BE YOU" with Gineer Roetrs nnd Cornel Wilde Selected Short Subjects CAN WATEU All) IN ARTHRITIS — RHEUMATISM? YKS—If it's Mountain Valley Mineral Water, the. famous mineral water from HOT SPRINGS. ARll MOUNTAIN VALLEY — HELPS stimulate kidney action, eliminate wastes, so often the underlying cause of arthritis and rheumatism. Order A Case Today CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division v Blylhcvillc, Ark. BLYTHEVILLES ONLY" ALL WHITE THEATRE. Magic In Rcvrrsc MUNCIE. I ml. (UP)— Essea Council reversed the old nmjsLcinn's trick and pulled huts out of rnfo- bit.v Tiie IH-ycar-olrt foundry worker staried n hobby of making heart- Hear for his (i-iend.'i. Hr issued a slandiiic offrr to fit his friends with new rab')it-skin hats if tliey furnish the skin. GANDHI fleeted to Cotton Council i (Continued from r;i£e TONIGHT "The Marouders" with l]D[Kilong Cassidy Cartoon unti fith Chapter "Perils of N'yoka" Saturday Owl Show "RACKETEERS" nilli Trcslon foster :uul >lelvyn DougUs Selected Siiorls Weekdays Box Office Opens 6:30 p.m. Show Starts 6:45 p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:43 p.m. Shnw Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Box Office Opens 1^5 Show Starts 2:00 Saturday "The Return of the Durango Kid" with Charles Starrclt Serial: "Son of Xorro" Also Cartoon 25* Eat a Bonnee at Barney's" A Delicious Buttered Steak Sandwich BARNEY'S 2006 West Main Street Phone 3647 FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS Sand* iriust raised by HIE naked feel of CARUTHERSVUjbE. Mo.. Jan. ' the hundreds of thousnnds of 31.—N. W. Helm ot this city, and | mourners. The (lust clouds hung like Forrest A. McGInlcy of laytl, were \ a pall over the whole eight-mile elected us members of the Board ! route ot thr cortege from Birla o[ Directors of Die National Cot- i House to the bunks of the sacred I Ion Council, in its annual meeting ; river, al Atlanta, Ga., recently. All of Delhi gnthcrrd Mr. Helen represents [lie warehousemen division through his connection with the compress here, and Mr. McGinley. R ginner. represents the processing division. Tuesday ROMANTIC RIOT You Get /$^gp Than Truck Lubrication Here First you get a cop lubrication job— lubrication that reaches every nook and cranny. But yo» get a truck inspection, too. We use International- Approved methods and equipment, «nd International precision-engineered parts. When we do « lubrication job we just can't help make »t least a partial service inspection. That let'i u* ferret out Uttle troubles and point out how you can get them fixed before they become big one*. So get your trucks lubricated here. Complete truck service, all the way from lubrication to regular programs for preventive maintetunct. the pyre in [inal tribute to Gandhi. Theie \verc lepnius bcgpars in the crown and there were true nabob?: with rubies a.s bit: as pigeon oscs plcimi- inR In their feather-bedecked turbans. The shouting of the crowd rose to surf-like thunder as the crema- . tion proceeded. Again and airain CAIUITHERSVILLE. Mo.. Jan. 31. j they shoutrd: "Victory lo Gandhi! ] — Elmer Peal. Pemiscot County j Gandhi still lives!" j chairman of the March ot Dimes The multitude watched as the' Drive, announced today that the flames licked up through the sail- drive would be continued through rtalwood pyre and seemed to cx- Fcb. 15, Instead of closing today. I perlence » paroxysm of emotion as Dimes Drive Extended ... ...IIHTMUH • MT CHUMS ij-r HftmojWKPMMOHimrsms ( ^Varner News and Short Saturday Owl Show at IT p.m. ESCAPE IN THE DESERT with Philip Dorn nnd Jean Sullivan Serial: "Jungle Girl" Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "The Razor's Edge" with Tyrone Power, Gene Ticrney, John Payne anil Anne Baxler Also News iV Cur to on OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. • WIQH& 3646a>td2S25 =3= INTERNATIONAL 1 HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH 2"? ST. PHONE863 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! RcBerred Seat* on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday ADULTS ^JSc — CHILDREN 15< Mondoy, Feb. 2nd BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA '' (TM Included) TAG MATCH JOE"bVLLMAN"and"RYD""ROBERT > S vs. JOE WELCH and JACK WELCH ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Joe Dillman Joe Welch Red Roberts vs. Jack Welch Opens at 6:30 p.m.; Starts 7:00 p,m Saturday "Lawless Breed" Kirby Grant and fiiiiy Knight Serial: "Secret Agent" No. B Also Shorts Saturday Midnite Show SUrts at 1Q:4!S p.m. "DESPERATE" •with Steve Krrtdie and Audrer I.onit Also Short* Sunday and Monday "HONEYMOON" with Shirley Temple, Guy Madison and Fr»nchot Tone \V»rncr News »nd • Short ATTENTION FARMERS! TRACTORS & EQUIPMENT FOR SALE New and Used I—ISIS (New! Model M Karimll 2.-l!»IS (New) Model B Farnlalls 1—liHC u;sed) Model W .Tohn Deere 1—inn (Used) Model A John Deere 1—l!)lfi (Used) Moricl A .lohn Deere 1—1!M6 (Used* Ford Tractor I —1946 (liscrt) Model C Allis-Chalmrrs Many, many others arriving each week. We can furnish almost any equipmrnl needed. They are prircd for quirk sale, terms ran he arranged. Come In and see these before YOU buy! BUD WILSON * AUTO SALES Coroner of Main at Franklin Phone 2037 Bud Wilson Jess Homer

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