The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 5, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 5, 1948
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f PAflM MX Jonesboro Quint Smothers Paps Whirlwinds Whip ; Up 51 to 19 Score On Blyth«vill« Court [ The score happy Jonesboro Junior :Whirl»'!nd» continued their undefeated ways here list night when they loosed both barrels of (heir iVllle Junior High School Papooses ;«oring barrage to bury the Blythe- 'under a 51 to 19 score, Paced by their crack-shoollng writer, Charlie Keller, who sank 'eight out of ten charity losses and missed only two field goals all night, the Whirlwinds took complete command of the game in the early sec- .onds, built up a 15 to 4 first period jlead and coasted from there, ', The Pups wilh a completely revamped lineup played a definitely Improved brand of ball but they. just couldn't gel started. They miss- i Dav 'd ed numerous undcr-the-hoo'p crip 'shots and sank only nine free throws 'out of 21 attempts. This was the Paps third loss In eight starts and their second to the Whirlwinds. Jim Deer, who replaced J. c. Broke a, first string center, led Ihc •Paps scoring with U markers while t Keller was pacing the visitor's with ;18. Jerry Yielding of the Whirlwinds, 'gained runner-up honors with seven ;polnls each. . Box score: f Jonesboro Poos. S. Br'dtvay (6) F. Yielding (1) P. Keller (181 C. 'Mathls 13) G. Denn (31 O. ... ^. 1 Substitutions: Joneshoro-Cook ifii, :Snyder. Hammans ,3), Vaughn in. Lloyd ill. F. Broadway 13). Blytheville-Droke. Webb. Wallace, Vance <JJ, Boyd and Tomllfon. BLTTHEYTLLB (ARK.)' OOPKIFR Osceola Cagers to Meet Keiser The osccoln High School Scmfnotes. one of Mississippi County's leading class "B" c« K e teams will tangle with the stron s Kelser Yellow Jackets In lh« Osceola Rym tomorrow night. The Seminoles | under the direction of Coach Rube Boyce, have shown sleady Improvement since the opening of the .season and are expected to give the county "B" champions a touch haule tonlehl. Members or the I Scfliinolos' .squad arc-ion row le/t lo right-Donald Wats,,,,, niily FJay Drcmicn, Charles McFarland Gwaliney, s.eve Ralph, and Harold perry. Middle row-Coarh lioyce. Jimmy SDa.ioj-Jelt Robert Richards, David Hisaw, Charles Wjlkes, Can M./n, Edwin Ma.klmn. Billy Barber and Dsvayne Co.ich- inan. Front row-Waller Hnlhorne. .lere Wiseman, hobby Dean ReUI, Eugene shaneylelt, j E Jacks and James Stewart. Blytheville <3) Stlres <li Hopper (III Deer <1> Reid (U Criner I Golfers Prepare For Muddy Battle In Texas Open SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Feb. 5 (UPi —The nation's top golfers prepared today for a muddy battle over ilip .sweeping fairways of Brackenridsrc .Park, although the consensus was thst the damp turf would not hamper any player's game In the open Ing stages of the »10.000 Texas Open. The favorites Ben HoRan, Jimmy Demaret. South African Bobby Locke and Sammy Snead were all out Wednesday In the dense fog and drizzle that blanketed San Antonio «nd much of South Texas. No '.Korts vere turned In. With the pro-amateur preliminary event set for today, Tournament Manager Reuben Albaugh reported greens'In only "fair" condition after recent sleet and sub-freezing tern- peratures. but added that dry wea- 'ther would msur« an excellent run for the blp event starting Friday Blytheville and Manila Cagers 'Surplus Material To See Action in Gym Tonight ' *• Blythcvillc's three prep cage 1 teams, the Chicks. Paps and Souaws. will see action in a niplc- bill at the Haley Field gym tonlaiit against teams from Mnnfhi HiRh Sclinol. The first name will start at (5:30. 'Hii' Papooses will sUrt things rolling when they tangle with the Manila Juniors In the curtain rsts- ser with tha Sfjuaws meeting tbe Lionc.wea In the seeond game at, 7:30 and the Chicks bnUlIng the Uolis In the feature ..ttractlon at 8:30. 1 Tonight's tilts will be the second encounler for all sl.\ of Ihc tenm.1. In previous games played in Ms- nils ih c Pop* dropped a rough nnd tumble affair lo the Manila Juniors by an 8 to fi score, the Squnws blaslcd the Lionesses 17 to ?R and Ihe Chicks won over the Lions 40 lo 13. Coaches James Fisher and Nancy Pontier have spent the tccolc rea- rtying their teams for tonight's en- jfacement.'! and following yrsler- day's practice drills pronounced them rendv for action. l.Inns T.ose Mar In Innlght's feature attraction thr- Chicks will be sec-kins lo ex- lenrt their victory string to six si might since opening I heir post- holldsv season last month. A win tonight would elve them a season rec-ord of nine wins In 11 start.v Coach Charles Jolllf nf the Lions waj today bemoaning Ihe loss or his stalwart guard. J T. HnrrLr who has missed practice all werk due tn nine**. Conch Jolliff slaten lhat Harris will be benched at starting time tonicht. but indicated BlytheviMe "Y" Schedules Thrcn Cage Contests Tiny in Ihe Blythevllle Y'.< city Basketball League will enter (h« final three weeks tonight with three Barnes scheduled to be played on the Armory court. Highlighting Innlght's piny will be the hatlle between Ihc Loy Elcil Chevrolet five nnd ihe Wnkcfield Aids Other Plants OAK R1DQE. Tenn., Feb. 5 UIPi _ The Atomic Energy Commission said today that 110 carloads of .surplus materials used In ordinal construction at Oak Jildge are being shipped to speed construction at the atomic center In (Janford, Washington. From 30 to 10 cnrlonris still remain to be shipped, the commission said, adding that the shipments started Nov. 1 1947. The material includes construction steel, plumbing nnd electrical supplies, motor equipment, office and dormitory furniture. The comnii.sitm also revealed that Service Station quintet in the first j more than half the surplus pump. The Etchers are nt present i Ridge material that originally lied with the Playmore Billiard five for the second half lend with Iwn wins against no losses and Wnkefield Is tied with" the Kays Slore Grocers for the No. 2 spnt. In tonight's second same, the Grocers, first half champions, will t.-m (!lc with the Simpson Oilers and In Ihc third gnnic tile Ark-Mo Ktlmvac- tcrs will take mi Playmore Uillinr-ls, d.irkhorse team of the second halt. apprlxlmately S5a.000.00o" has been used flt other atomic centers. The remainder was declared surplus] through the Wnr Assets Administration the A-E-C- said. Olympics Slowed By Lack of Cold U.S. Housewife Wins Second in Ski Event; Button Lead* Skaters By E. G. Val*n» United Prrw Sport. Writer ar. MoniTz, rob. s. ITJP>—otfi- clp.'s and competitors kept their lingers crossed today, hoping the return of cold weather would enable them to complete the fifth winter Olympic Ramos by next Sunday niirht without Hie necessity of can- celling some of (lie events. American hopes soared on the basis of the brilliant showing yesterday of Oretclicn Eraser, the little housewife in pigtails from Vancouver, Wa-sh. who placed a second In the women's alphine combination skiing event for the highest, rank ever allalned by a u S. individual in Hie Winter games However. Dick Button, thr. 18- year-old Englrwood, N.J., skater was expected to top her today in the men'a figure skating event. He waj< the mosl wild favorlt* of th* entire Olympics as he prepared to ft mil for the /ree skating phiue ol Ihe compel,lion, which Ls his ..specialty. He already held a commanding 30 point lead from the compulsory figures. The U. S,, still hopeful of gaining in the unofficial team standing, now ranked .seventh with 20 1-4 points behind Sweden the lender with 70 [Win's. Switzerland with 50, Norway 4R 1-2 Finland 38, Austria 36, and France 27. Otbcr championships besides the fiRiue .skating which were scheduled lo be decided today were the cresu (one man bobsled) competition, and the men's and women's slalom skiing. However, the crtsU is a non-Olympic event for which no medals are awarded. Monk Mosley Signs Up ' To Play Pro Football Normnn "Monk" Monley of Blytheville. halfback for the University nf Alabama's Crimson Tide, has signed a one-year contract to play for Ihc Philadelphia Eagles of THURSDAY, FEBRTTARY (, Brundoge Suggests Cancellation Of Olympics To Bar Professionalism Mongrum !i Top Money Winner Of Winter Circuit rmrAr-n IT H CHICAGO. Fob. i> UP>--Lliiy;l .golf rluimplui), is setting the money [winning pare for golfers on the ' Winter circuit, of ricinl figures showed toriny. Featherweight Title Bout Approved for Feb. 24 MIAMI.. Fla., Peb. 5 (UP,— The on-ngnln, off-agaln feathcrwciEht tllle fighl belwcen champion Willie Pep and challenger Kumbei to Sierra finally had the approval today of Ihe Miami Boxing Commission and will be helrt in the Orange Bowl Stadium, Feb. 24. Sierra. » native nf Havana, has been guaranteed a IS per cent cut of the gate for the scheduled 15- rounci title scrap. The Hartford, Conn., title-holder settled for a flat guarantee of s;t2.000. : the Na I League. Mosley. star halfback for Blytheville Chicks In the late and early '40s will receive a salary 'ional Professional Football the .., Vlrrll HnWey United frttt Vl«« President for Europe «T. MORITZ, Feb. I. (tjp) — Avery Biundage. chairman of th« V. a. Olympic Committee, suggested today that a would be better to cancel the entire Olympic Winter and Summer games than lo have them become a matter of "money, money, money," Explaining ht» uncompromising .stand in the U. S. hockey dispute, he admitted It wag "an unfortunate affair but a necessary one to protect the Olympics from the inroads of professional sports promoters." Brundage, America's most jealous guardian of purity in the amateur sports code, »aid that the controversy had been in the mailing for 25 year* and lhat H had become particularly bitter in the last 10. "The amateur hockey association team which was unfortunately chosen to represent the United States in the Winter Olympics is affiliated with professional teams and served a* a feeder outlil for big money hockey leagues." he said. "Member.! of many A.H.A. learns were paid and therefore no longer amateurs. For thki r ft ton th« U. S. Olympic hoe.key team should dam represented Amu-lea in the Olympics." Brundage »aid thU dispute, was different from others In because "it is much more serious." i "It Ls bitter and Involved and has- been misunderstood in many quarters especially throughout Europe and in particular, Switzerland," lie said. He said that inasmuch as the ! international Olympic Committee 1 finally barred all hockey teams because of the insistence of the Swiss I host organizing committee that ihe Southern League Directors Plan Schedule for '48 MOBILE, Ala., Feb. 5 (UP1-! Southern League directors met here • today to select a 1948 playing sched- j ule and to vote on approving the j sale of the New Orleans Club to' the Pittsburgh Pirates. Directors of each of the eight, clubs will, study about four scheduler drawn up in advance. Approval of the sale of the Peli- j cans as a Pittsburgh Pirate farm I club was expected to be routine ' League President Charley Hurlh.' th« A. H. A. team compete, Ihere no further reason to cancel Winter games, "As for the Summer games, I expert no similar difficulties from the British Orga»i»ing Committee. "The British believe they are arranging the games for the entire world as an amateur sports meeting and not for Britain alone. The British, do nothing affecting important policy matters without referring to- the I. O. c." Brunriage said he believed that Ihe Swiss and the Llgue Interna- tionale de Hockey Sur Glace, world ==^^^^^^^^= RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. governing body for amateur hockey, "probably have succeeded In eliminating lc« hockey from futur* Olympics," BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY Tonight "Seven Keys to Baldpate" with Phillip Terry and Jacqueline White News and Short Friday & Saturday "GUN TALK" wilh .liihnny Mack Brown and Raymond Hatton Cartoon and Chapter IT "Perils of Nyoka" Weekdays Bui O/lice Openi «:30 p.m. Show SiarU p.m. Saturday I»o* Office Opern 12;4S p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Boi Office Opens 1:4S ' Show Starts 2:0« Thursday & Friday FEATURE ' "Follow That Woman" with William Gargan »nd Nancy Kelly Serial: "Son of y.orro" Also Carloon New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVER! NIGHT Boi Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday * Sunday Sal.-Sun. I p.m. Cnnt Showing ot "upwards of $6,000" tor one year, elected at the annual meeting In according lo reports received here. Birmingham last year, said he dlri He will graduate from the Uni-' not expect any other important versify of Alabama this prlng and business to come before the session will report to the Eagles training I camp late next Summer. yard course, this year he'll i M'" , ,. . be the second star in the tourney's ! hlph-louted Jnne.iboro Hurrl- hUfnrv »n u-in t,,-^« i canes. They en to Cay for a return Ifljq an , ! "'^semenl with the' Ycllowjackets aiw Frh _ 1: , an( , rcU]m home to ^ Budget Bureau Boys Butt of Latest Lough From Sfofe Department history to win twice. Bill Melhom did it in 1030. [ -os Angeles Open, nth at Rich- ! WASHTNfTnw '«. Cal. l ' run-id. Cnl.. Ihlrd' at Phnenlx tied [or seventh at Tus.con. and Evervbon vl , x,veryootly i- i * .,n , \ S (UP,- ts R chance ro laugh Athletic Cammittct To Receive Bidi on 3-County Tournament e-counl-y 26-28, ] f-rtaln the Jonesboro quintet" .,... high school basketball tournaments, " was announced today. The meeting Is scheduled to get umlmvay at 10 o'clock with the opening of bids scheduled to follow a short business meeting. Dnlc.s for the comiiy tournaments are Feb. Toniglit 'On the Old Ro.v Starti 7:00 p.m. T 'I' Trail with R'lXcrs and Tito Guizar Also Short Subjects You Can't Run a Successful farm without good equip- mtnt. Let us put yours in good running condition! "' condition plrts^repUcemen'i' u'""'? "" ** ra ?» lr - psinli "' : " nd ""*•»'» eWiotlon. |Mlt IOI1T ^"'Pmcnt In R ood .hap,. No CREOIT TERMS McCcrmick-Deering Service ffnc. 3/2 SOUTH 22PST. WONE863 1-loyd Mangrnm Dobby Ixicke Ben Kognn Johnny Palmer Jlnnny Dcmarcl Dnlch Harrison Skip Alexander Chandler Harper Sinn Leonard Ed Fnrgol itmltiirs strokes K>. 78333 (58.75 5.095.83 69.IS 4.512.00 3,390.00 .1.011.67 2.062.50 2,033.33 1.80-1. IS 1.823.33 2 Pertmcot County Men To Be on Soil Program After Secretary of Slate Geni-nt C. Marshall and his aides drafted details of the Marshall program for ronnl Eur °P ca " recovery, they had -a ro,, lmit lllf '" 1 to th<! "'"'get Bureau bJJ.i for review. All departments must iu.3l> go through the bureau with ihcir plans en roule lo Congress. The nil-powerful huclsetccrs promptly vetoed, some of the State Department provisions and submiU'ii Ideas of Inch own. NOW a turns out Hint, the Budget, nurcnu provisions are the ones that are raising Ihe greatest, protest In Congress. 69.<-l : 69,3:i ' 71.17! 69.0-1 j v ""«•" » '> °»r he at. Louis K.MOX AtbanyBuildingsDamaqcd al - appear on ^ _ , VJfc Country Journal Radio Program tomorrow morning at 6 o'clock, and again on the same program at the same hour a week later. They will discuss the progress ol ihe Pcmls- cot County Sol! Dlstricl work, and how the Soil Conservntiou Service renders assistanrr to Ihe District in i-airyjnjr out it.s long-range pro- The men are J. UY.siey shiader Hr.jii. chiirmnn c,: ihe Board of Supervisors of the District, and W H. Column. Caruthersvillo. Disirici, vationtst. ALBANY. N. Y.. Feb. S (UP,_ One lireman was killed, four business buildings were barilv riamapfd and p\iblication was interrupted on the morning Albany Times-Union in a fire today which caused an estimated S250.000 damage. Newspaper employes, ordered lo leave ihe bulldlnp. moved to the .Contractor to Appeal \Road Suit's Dismissal j LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Feb. 5 CUPi i— Little Rock Contractor Ben M Hogan said he would appeal to In* Arkansas Supreme Court today the by Pulaskl Chancery Court jnf his Intervention In the county .jiifices highway suit. Hcisan Intervened when the couniy Murtprs brought suit against the .Male fnr more than $1.500.000 in additional highway funds. He argued that, as a holder of highway bonds, payment under contested act 100 ibremened the validity of his securities, i Pulaskl Chancellor Trunk Dodnc' dismissed both the county judges action and Hogan's Intervention. Representatives of the county judges have Indicated that they intend to appeal the decision, how iever, no action has as yet been taken. Griffin Smith, Jr.. Hogau's a<. torncy. indicated however, that ni5 appeal is being taken at the sup" gestion of highway department officials who are eager to have a final settlement before Ihe deadline lor distribution of funds this Spring Examinations Scheduled For Jobs With State Merit examinations for positions of typist and junior stenographer with the State Department of Public Welfare. State Board of Health and Employment Security Division will be given Feb. 28. i\fi\r. 27. April • 24 and May 22 at the Jonrsboro . High School, the Stale Merit Coun- i cil announced today. ' Instead of an advance application as In the past, applicants need Woman Decorates Red Hair With U.S. Green i Knoxvllle. Tenn.. Feb. 5 (UP)—I Women with red hair traditionally't favor the wearing of the green, but I Knoxville city detectives have found a new sltnt to this. They were searching a red-haired woman arrested for Ihe theft last night when Ihcy spied » bit of Rreen peeping from her locks At the officers' Insistence, the lariv took down her hair. Out rolled »24 In green bills Friday "Range Beyond the Blue" A FKC Picture ' wilh Eililie Dean Also Shorls Saturday "Stage to Mesa City" with LI "Lash" LaRue ami AI St. John Selected Short Subjects TONIGHT "LADY LUCK" with Robert Young, Barbara H«le, and Frank Mor/fan fan Movietone News »nd Short* Friday & Saturday "South of the Chisholm Trail" with Charles Starrelt ax the. Durango Kid, and Smiley Bumetle Serial: "Secret Asenl" No. » Also Shorts quarters of the Knickerbocker News, | only bring a completed application afternoon newspaper, and wroie ) lo the examination, the Council (he fire story. Prewmen returned to; said. Application blanks are avail- ihr Times-union to print nn ex-] able at the Employment Security tra edition. I office here. fe TRUCKERS: We rmiinlnin rompfcie facilities for Ihe servicing "f ynur (ruck CAR AND TRUCK OWNERS: Let Lee Motor Sales Give You An Estimate On the Painting of Your Vehicle • MARVELOUS DUCO FINISH • QUICK EFFICIENT WORK • LOW CHARGES • GUARANTEED SATISFACTION LEE MOTOR SALES 307 East Main Street Phone 519 NOTICE We are glad lo announce that Mr. E. T. Hubhard has Joined our agency as Real Estate Salesman. Mr.Hubbard needs nn introduction to the ffenera! public ,inc« having lived in South East Missouri and at Osceola in Mississippi County, Arkansas, most (if his life, where he in well and favorably known. He invites all his friends who wrtnt to buy or sell city property or farm lands to contact him at the office of W. M. Burns Real Estate North Second St. "hone 33R1 or al his and Insurance Agency home, phnne 4129. at The M. M. Burns Agency xvas established in Klythcville in \OOS. The City of Blylheville was at that time a very small village. The first brick building now occupied by the Kirhy Bros. Drug Co. «l (he corner of Second and Main St. was erecled in 1902. This office has continuously served this city and community «-i(h the best in Insurance A Real Estate and Real Eslate Loans service. So if you waul to sell or buy a home or a farm just call our office and let MS serve yo,,. Our yeara of experience plus honest and fair dealing will he ynur guarantee of satisfaction. At the present time w* have some very desirable homes for sale. Also * select number of good farms from SO acres to 120(1 acre*. W. M, Burns, Realtor E, T. Hubbard, Salesman

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