The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 3, 1948 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 3, 1948
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1JAGB TEN Adds Distance BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER MBW» Chickasaw Quint Defeats Osceola Seminole Girls Get Long End of Tough Battle With Squaws The Blytheviile High School Chleksaws were forced to come from behind late In the second period to overcome a greatly Improved band of Osceola Seminoles 47 to 32 in a cage thriller played on the Osceola High School court lust night. In an equally thrilling game the Blyihevllle Squaws, after gaining a 20-20 halftime tie, succumbed before a fourth period rally by the Osceola sextet and bowed in defeat by & 35 to 28 score In tlie preliminary contest. Both games were hard fought from the opening tip-off to the final whistle and were unusually rough due to the closeness in the scores. For the Chicks, it was their eighth victory in 10 starts and for the Squaws It was their fifth In nine games. Tha Seminoles, paced by center Jere Wiseman who tallied 18 pol ( s to lead both teams iu scoring, jumped to an early lead and maintained it through the first and the greater part of the second periods. The Chicks found the range late in the second frame to move ahead and gain a 23 to 22 Immune lead. From there on (he going was relatively easy for them as they continued their scoring spree In the third and fourth periods. Chicks Hit Stride The Chicks fast break, which was slowed down a bit in the first halt by the tight man to man defense employed by the Semtnolcs. hit its stride midway in the third stanza and the Tribe bounced out of their momentary slump to gain 34 to 39 lead at the end of the period. They continued their onslaught in the fourth stanza. scoring 13 points in the fourth canto while holding the Seminolei to two charity tosses. R. B. Hodge, the Chicks big center, paced his team In point-making with 13 tallies followed closely by forward Bob Mullen who scored 10. The girls' contest was a close Iray with the Blytheville sextet trailing most of the way. The Osceola girls moved to an early lead with two consecutive field goals shortly after the opening whistle. Blyihevllle retaiiated with a p.iir of two-pointers shortly afterwards and at (his point -the nlp-and-tuck battle hit Its stride. GtrlV Score Tleil at Half Thc host sextet moved ahead at the end of the first stanza by a 13 to 12 score but the Squaw's bounded bnck In the second quarter to knot tlie score at 20-all at half-time. The goal-for-goal fucd between rival forwards Sue Widencr of the Squaws and Carolyn Banister of Osceola continued thrmishonl the third period with Osceoln nosing out B point 26-25 lead at the end of the period. The Seminole sextet moved to the lead early in the ,,, fourth period and built ii u a loiri mltflt wlth °" ly onc vvl " '" rivc which the Squaws were unable '(" 7 s " 10 'VM'!*"',' 0 ?* a , "" lc -l>°'nt load at the half, built the margin to 10 points with 13 minutes to play and ffi.' O'Connor shows the new substance, siliconc, beinfi put into the cenlcr of «olf balls. 'Hie latfy-like Eiibslance which bounees heller than rubber, thus adding distance, is put into the core under a pressure of 2500 pounds per scitiore Inch. A new electronic winder improves the windniK of lhc rubber thread on llu- pellet. The result is n more uniform ball, bettor j n a ]| rc . Slice's- Colfegiofe Cage Rankings Mixed By Two Losses NEW YORK. Feb. 3. (UP)—National Collegiate basketball rankings were somewhat scrambled today after the defeats of Kentucky by Notre Dnme mid Michigan by Ohio State. Notre Dame, nursing a year-old grudge, up-ended Kentucky for Its 3Blh straight home victory. 04 to 55. and Ohio State, hitherto the last-place team in the Big Nine, knocked .Michigan out of first plncc 70 to 50. A year ago tlie righting Irish journeyed to Kentucky, to take a 60-30 trouncing from Ihe Wildcats. Last night, led by Kevin O'Shea's 25 points, they avenged that defeat by handing Kentucky Its second loss in 20 games. Notre Dame | took n 34-32 lead at the half, then I Kentucky tied up four times before tlie Irish pulled away. Alex Ciroza led Kentucky with 23 points. Tlie victory of Ohio state's Buckeyes moved Wisconsin back into the Big Nine lend. State, n sophomore Figure Skaters Compete Today Canadian Champion Favored to Take Girls Olympic Event By E, G. Valenj Dulled Press Sports Writer ST. MORITZ, Feb. 3. (UPl—Gla- mour girls took over the Winter Olympics today in the long-awaited women's figure skating competition m which lovely Barbara Ann Scott of Canada Is expected to win the championship and three similarly pretty American lasses are given an outside chance. Thc girls stirring American hopes and heartbeats were heiress Orctch- ch Van Zatuft Merrill of Beacon Hit!. Boston; Eileen Selgh of Flatbush. Brooklyn and Yvonne Sherman from the sidewalks o! New York. MI.S.S Merrill, accorded the best Chance of defeating Miss Scott, said site would most disappointed If she were deleated by anyone else. The women's figure skating, generally considered Hie beauty highlight of tlie Winter games, dre'.v a field of 22 competitors. Although Miss Scott was a general favorite, both the u. S. nnd Czechoslovakia, which also entered three ranking stars, were expected lo pile up points in the unofficial team tabulations. In most of the rest of today's events, the Americans were given little chance of Increasing their Pops to Tangle Tomorrow Night With Jonesboro The Biytlievllle Papooses, after two weeks absence due to weather conditions causing the postponement of three games, return to the hardwoods tomorrow Sports Asked For Donations To Aid Youth WASHINGTON, Feb. S (UP) »'¥»Hinlo when they tnke on the undetailed Joncsboro Junior High School Whirlwinds hi ., return match at the Haley Meld gymnasium. Th c i>np s will be seeking to revenge the 49 to 28 licking they took at the hands of the Whirlwinds on the Joncsboro court earlier this season which broke their winning streak at four gomes and at the same (line they will |>» out to mark an end to the high-flying Whirlwinds' victory string which has extended through 11 yames al- crack-shooting , . _ Professional sports was asked to dig ready this season. f'acncf by their center Charles Keller, the Whirlwinds have bowled over Just about every junior team In District 4 and ar 0 rated as a sure shot to retain I their district crown. The Whirlwinds' list of victims include such crnckor-J.ick District -i (earns as Triimnnn. Par»i>ould and Dixie. The Papooses have spent their i past two weeks .sharpening up their I floor Kami' and are expected to 1 Riv c the visiting Whirlwinds » tmiuhrr Imltln n, tlie second moet- , l"g. and contribute to a nationwide program to curb and prevent Juvenile delinquency. The program was outlined yesterday In a meeting of the nation's lop sports audiorllies, which Included Baseball Commissioner A ij (Ifappy) Chandler; Jonas Ingram commissioner of tn« All-America' I'ootnall Conference; Joe Labrum representing the rival National grid opp; Brig. Gen. John Reed Kilpa- frick, president, of New York's Madison Square Garden, and a number of sports writers. The sports authorities, meeting at the invitation of Attorney General Tom Clark, named a committee which with the official bacZgoI President Truman will ask all major nnd minor baseball leagues to devote one day's gate receipts to the program next season Thc funds will be used to set un a National Youth Sports Foundation. Professional football and other bHtc' tS nlS ° Vi " be " 5kC<i '° conM ,71?,.^''"* >Uon ' «•"'<*. wo,,Ul ho " , * "<- ludmiituon, which wnuiri j™ i^r K^r? r ^r^uiid^Htf ;»«,£ T^IIS.'ISE 'rr^i'iSr,,^ • another (cam of this area but that I areas. underprivileged ;«> far he has boon unsuccessful. i little chance of Increasing their I _ " ~" , f+ unofficial sixth place ranking in O/lirt Df 1/ii'f .V* WOCCM which tl.ey have totaled IS 1-4 ! \Jll\Q rUQlllS? «• points, only a little more tliaSi n . i ,. . ~°L laGTVICe third of the total accumulated by \A/inr tn Qn.,4. Norway which sets the uace wiih " '«'5 III DOUI In P| rt V rocers to Meet third of the total accumulated by Norway which sets the Dace with 44 1-2. AS was expected, the Scandinavian nations have dominated I much of the competition thus far ' with Sweden in second place with 39 points. Host Switzerland was in third with 37 1-2, comfortably ahead of the third Scandinavian nation. Finland, which ranked next with 24. Austria was filth with 16 points. Wins in Bout With Arkansan Fn Playoff Game Thc Hays Store Grocers and the , WjjIcofleJd .Service station quintet LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Feb. 3.- i ', , .""i" 1 on tne Armory court to- mp>-joc Maxim, youthful cieve- | 8 "'. ln a !> la J'-oif to determine land, o.. heavyweight,, wn.s off to H f'rsl-hnlf winner of the Blythe' ' -'• Vllle Ys Ci <v Basketball League, , .. , .s o o , a good start on his barnstorming I J, tour od ' tour today following — ..—, ...*,, n. tJJ !,_, I.JUJIIL.'V, i-uni njvmy JUIIUW1/JJ Both Sweden and Norway were | decision liver Little Rock's expected to win more points and ] Sikes here last night. lO-round Bob Olympic gold medtils in the 10.000 meter speed skating and the 40 kilometer (24.84 miles) cross country ski relays. The U.S. is not highly rated In either event. Dick Button, the 18-year-old Amcrioan men's figure skating --•stylist from Englewood. N.J., had ] clo °r crowd evei - vii-tim! sliiiiigle-hold on' '"' " In a beautiful boxing exhibition Maxim completely tied up the hard-hitting slkcs but, at no lime was either fighter In trouble. Maxim scaled 188. nwscri the fight—the large to see was announced today bv J P , Gnrrott. Y director. *•>•*•• i Mr. Garrott stated that tonight's game would decide th e winner of the first-half who will in turn meet the winner ol the second half later (his month to decide the city „,„ Olympic championship following his brilliant triumph In the tough compulsory Ilgures yesterday. The non-Olympic hockey games for the day matched the U.S. team with Sweden, Switzerland against Great Britain nnd Canada against Italy. overcome. Banister led botli teams in scoring with 23 poinU while Wlrtciicr was ^^oS'Si^eS i B '"-^= Osceola White Banister Bobbins Caldwell 1 B'\-ille '"-'•"U. , Mullen Girls Game Hardy (35) Pos. f!8) Blylheville Kodjje (4) F. (20) Widcneri Gentry Whisenlnint j Kliiott Hoys Game (-17) Pos. 132) 110) P. <2) Osceola Reid Thompson Grigsby (33> P. (l) (7) F. (7) G. <GI F. (Bl E.Shnncyfclt (131 C. H8) Wiseman (71 G. 16) J.Shaneyfelt <5) G. Hathorn Stires Isnbstiliulons: Ulylheville-Jeriilgnn, While! Ducios 121, Wyatt 12) Berry, Asllby, Q - . Ovcrmnti ahellon (-,,.., — • - aiiciion Substitutions: Osceola-Drivcr, and Simon 121, and Frnnkum. Osceola-Watson, Ralpli, Mizc, and Gu-.tltnc}'. You Get S/C#Z& Than Truck Lubrication Here First you get a top lubrication job-lubrication that reachc* ever)' nook and ccatiny. But you get a truck inspection, too. \X'c use International- Approved methods and equipment; and International precision-engineered parts. When we do a lubrication job we just can't help make at least a-partial service inspection. That let's uj ferret out little troubles and point out how you can get them fixed before they become big ones. So get your trucks lubricated here. Complete truck service, all the way f rom lubrication to regular program, for preventive maintenance. Welch Brothers Lose Tag Match In Legion Arena Red Roiieru and joe Diiimnn de- I Yorlt and Greenbera Soy PHlnri l\mr Virile- T«« n,t^ »__i_ iti-i-L . .- . ^ * • fifihtcr In trouble • , K lnls month to decide the city weighed 118 while Slkcs I ^lampions. At the end of the first!'{... Some 3,100 fans wit-I. "L pl " y last mor ith the Grocers e fight—the largest In- J and W! «kefleld ended in a tie for - 1 '- -" fight in • lrst i)!at:c m tnc league standings A preliminary game between the Maxim took the lead in the first i round and kept his left hand In Sikes' face almost constantly. Bob rallied brieflv in the last three rounds, but the Cleveland Ian came back counter-punching to the body for every lead Sikc.'i advanced. Mnxlni holds a decision over Jersey Joe Wnlcott and was billed as ! the nation's third-ranking heavy- i weight. Sikes was listed t\s Texas | champion and claimant to the I Southern heavyweight title. 1 Players Without Clubs, Playmor c Rilliard five and the p.scoloa Independent'! will precede the play-off game. The first game |s Mhcrtulcd to get underway it. Pasquel Wants Peace .. If "Right Offer" is Made FBI Investigates 'Air Raid' Plans Two Surplus Bombers Reported Stolen for Venezuelan Attack WASHINGTON, !"eb. S (UP*The FBI and the state Department were alerted today to reports that s B-24 bombers have been - -. -'own out of this country for an attempt to bomb the Venezuelan capital of Caracas One report, which lacked official confirmation, .said the two privately-owned liberators were pilot- on by Americans but carried agents M a K i? up of Veneguclan exiles who allegedly engineered the bomb plot. The FBI, It wag learned here, has been investigating the disappearance of the two planes for more than a week, one was flown away from Bush Field, Augusta, Ga oil Jan. 26 and the other left Dav- tonji Bench, Fla., the following day ..! -•---••—P art ™ hentca ^ I5a | d TUESDAY. FBBRUART 8, fool Trick Shot Artist To Give Demonstrations Jot Bachelor of The Bronx N y one of the nation'* leading amateur pocket-billiard artiste, will give two special exhibitions of trick shooting at the Pastime Parlor her. tomorrow. The fi rs t exhibition will be held at 12 noon and the second at 8 P.m. Prior to his exhibitions, Mr Bachelor will meet Harold "Pappy" Stewart, of Blytheville. in two exhibition snooker matches Authorities here could not confirm that the planes were hoaded «r Caracas. But news dispatches from the Venezuelan cnpttal S ntd fire trucks and National Guard de tachmenls had taken up cmej-gen- cy posts at key points around the tack WR ' Ch f ° r a " exiX!ctC!j at ~ These precautions were ordered after President Romulo Betancoiirt protested to the government of Nicaragua that exiled Venezuelan army officers in Nicaragua were conspiring to prevent the Feb. 15 inauguration of Venezuelan Presl- dcnt-Elecf, Romulo Gnllegos. Betancourt said the exiles planned to use an "air force" that t consisted of two four-engine B-24'.s j flown to Nicaragua last week from the LI. s. Nicarguan Denies Mor e In Washington. Nicaragua,, Representative oulllermo Sevilla Sac- asa denied that any movement against Venezuela was being prepared on Nicaragua!! soil The two B-24's whose whereabouts is being sought by the FBI were purchased by private Individuals from the War Assets Administration. The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle reported today that bornbsights from the B-24's had been recovered although the bombers themselves still were missing. The Chronicle said the bombers, together with a c-46 transport WA,f'» W 7 e sold last Summer by said th^ ?'? Dallas ' Tex " firms - II trf.7. Y? y r *' cre re -so'd through advertisements In trade papers to a man who gave a New York hotel f, S M S ? d ? ress - Neither the man nor the hotel was named „ The Chronicle sa id the C-46 was now at the Municipal Airport in Augusta where It has been ground- f t M therclv " Aeronautic,, Administration. It said the plane had been flown there Jan. 26 by a man recently convicted in connection with £h ™ 1,,°' macllm <= suns from Bush Field and now fr on $10000 bond pending an appeal When Your Wife Goes Out . . . come In here (o dine. Our daily menu includes a wide assortment of fine foods t\ptrtly prepared «nd courteously served. Elliott Johns, Owner Johns Cafe 409 West Main Phone 3900 NEW YORK. Feb. 3 fljpi— I featcd brothers Joe and Jack Welch TI,,,,, Am " Aw^II fcl'" two straight falls to claim victory ' he Y Ate Available in a rough and tumble tag match uffntr nt the American Le B ion Arena last night which ended wiih two of the pei-rormcrs sporting black-eyes. Jack Welch and Dillman were the two participants >vho received the discolored orbits n n c i both received them during one of the numerous MIAMI BEACH, ria,. reo 3 (UPl -Jorge Pasquel, president of the Mexican League, indicated today that he would be willing to negotiate a peace between his league and organized baseball if he received the proper kind of an offer Pasquel. whose money backs the Mexican loop, said he would come to terms "when and if the offer is made." but added that he did not lecretary to A. B. Chandfcr, two-on-one activities which frc- first tail in 25 minutes with Dili- mnn ellniliiating Joe Welcli in 18 Oreenbcru and Rudy York. U, ^ «" rt £i l ™* ™ l . hc ^ ™>t K home run sluggers In the W a r Mulbry e, '""' VB " "' American LcaRuc since the unftir- ball commission!- eetnbie era of Babe Ruth and Lou n s a ucace mi«im, Onllrltr ,v/,ro .,,-.,! 1 ,,1,1 „ f,,.. ,,.- „,,-;.... '" H l"-«Ce nilSSlOll. Lombardi and West Sign With Pittsburgh Pirates - .:, were available for the n.., , today to any big league team in the business. Aging; but still packing an occa- qucuted the match. The match was 1 sio " nl lo "S distance wallop, crusly, a rough affair with both sides com- i hom espun York and affable, haml- mitting an equal number of fouls ! somc GreonUcrg are rapidly ap- , t ., ri Roberts and Dillman calMurtd !!>,• ! l> ro:lclllll S the clay v.hen tlicir Ws j pit r i 1( , r " •">>«'« "'ill Ijonm a^iimt, „ f, lt pit.-h U|," \ v , for the last time. But together they ' to play i.u , 3 (UP| - rdl and outfielder „-?'!"' co " tr » cls Pittsburgh Pirates THIS WEEK SPECIAL! CHICKEN Plate Lunch 2 Vegetables Slaw Hot Rolls Corn Bread Coffee or Hot Tea DICK'S CAFE 317 West Main St. hit 4(i home runs last season, enao- . eliminated Jack Welch iu 12 min- Jack Welch in 12 mln- [ "" " lt """' <"i«.'i«:nn league mark j "' '" ""is- with a reverse neck stretch [ ° f , 30fi stu ' ls to P s si '" :c R "<h and I r. frn . ~ ~ ~, and Dillman followed suit V>v de- Gellr 'K' whereas York who hit •>! ' 3r - rrancis County Firm fcatlnB Joe Welch five minutes lat-• "°" lors "'"" tllc " " ' " "" " " cr with the same hold. Boston Red So\ land Chicago White Sox, ran his ! • ~ c "-" T """""' «""es . '. American League figure to Tn. Tliai' "* a Jingle Transaction In the two one-fall preliminary Anlcrlc;111 League figure to Tn. That ' bouU, Jack Welch defeated Red i lrt hlm '" 5Ccon<l I'^icc well alicici i Roberts in 15 minutes with a Jaua- I ot tllnl d " c ot Tc(l w 'llinii>s and Jnc i t 70 Cotton Bates Roberts in 15 minutes with a Japanese leg lock and a half Jack knife and Jcc Welch defeated Dillman in 10 minutes with a double jackknite. then staved off the Wolverines' de»|>emtc rally. Bob Harrison of Michigan had 20 points and Bon Donham of O.S.U. had 19. ams an Jnc CITY Ark p,.h Dnnagglo, wlio will cash m approxi- I (UP)— A sin B Ic sale of "coiinn mutel S150000 in '""" FORREST CITY Ark p,.h •> — " — • -- «.,..„, in ft|^f;iiiAi_ • ~* - —'» 3J"(;tt. sale of mately S150.000 in salaries for in is ! '"'.Ing nearly SIOCOOOO hn h .. Williams niirl Di,n.-, Rglo >)n ., ]mi j announced by l'h c ' LlndscV Mcr =2 homers between them, only six cantile Co It was said to hi- t£ largest list ever sold in St. ftan- more than York and Clreonlieit:. iSi- inngBlo's 20 round trtpiiers brouctit his lifetime accumulation lo L'GI while Williams hit 32 to reach Ihc 107 mark. as the Moon! eagram's */A^ Sute BARRETT HAMILTON, INC. W DISTRIBUTOR SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLENDtO WHISKEY. 86 8 P,ool 6bV. Gr.m «««l"ISpiiils.Sea 8 ram.Bi S lillersCorpo,ati(,nNY County, Tlie firm said that the 4100 biles oWSS? 8 * 110 - 11l£ «^'" P- of the 1947 crop cotton was oro ct'iced 01, the firm's land TOP sale was handled bv L P Moorr of the Memhi. Raad Ads We Have for Immediate Delivery Kelvinotor Refrigerators Kelvinator Home Freezers Apex Washing Machines Apex Vacuum Cleaners * Electric Water Heaters Emerson Radios One 8-ft Beverage Cooler Come in today and see the new 1948 Kclvinator IT'S REFRIGERATED FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. E. B. Gee Sales (o. 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