The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 6, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 6, 1948
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PAGE ETGMT Chicks and Paps Win Cage Games Thret Manila Teams Play Here; Squawt Lose to Lionesses . Blythevlllt Cage teams copped rwo »nds of a basketball (rlplo- blll with Manila High School teams In the Haley Field gym here last night with the Chicks defeating tiie Lions S5 to 38 In the feature it- friction and tlis Pap« nosing by th« Manila Jumor» by «ri 18 to 12 score In * preliminary contest. Blytheville's only loss In the three- way affair was Hie 36 to 30 licking handed thc Squaws by the In the second pmlimlnsry game. All three game« were contested «nd hard fo-.ighl from the opening tip-off lo the final whistle The outcome of thc gainca were iini que inasmuch as eacii of lli» three were won by a six-point margin. .. For .the Chicks It was thpir sixth (trilght win. their second over the Linns and their ninth nf the season against two lowrs. Tlie Lions battled the Chicks point for point mi. til the final period when their defense fell apart ultowlng I IIP chirk', to surge The Clileks Ruined a 10 to 7 first period lead, extended It tc a 20 to 16 ImlClinic mnrgln and led 26 to 22 at tlie end of the third rjnarter. Harris High Srorcr J. T. Harris, the Lions center mill brilliant floor man, kd both tennis In point-ranking with 12 tallies followed by guard Billy Bob Ellio't who led the Chicks with Forward Bob Mullen BLYTHBVn,LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Ark-Mo Upsets Piaymore in Y League Play Play in the -y" barkMhall ICA- Kiie at the Armory nls;ht was marked by the upset of the tcason when the rcvatn]>cd Ark-Mo quint upset the Playniore Billiard outfit I by 40-34 In nn overtime period. U »as * brittle all the way with the victors going on a spree. In thr* extra period Johnson led the Kilowatts with is markers wliil e DcLoilR and Cay tied for ' honors with ten fnch to lead the Playniore squad. i In the opening Loy Bicli Dixie Loop Opens £;|I; e * To Have Season April 16 Sale of New Orleans Club to Pittsburgh Okayed by Directors MOBILE. Aln.. Feb. I (UP) — Southern Association b«.wb»)t directors have set April U u the opening date for the llt-gtmt 194B and approved thc sale of •'•cason System In American League NEW TORK. Feb. • (UP)—The good old National L«agu« Plilltdei- phl«. Phlllle* tried something brand "en- today In big league baseball's battle for UlenU-they're going to develop a farm «j-/it«m In the American League. Even 1mm i club that hai chosen from time to tlmt to call Itself the Jiluejay/i that sounded • lltllt hard S^OrlercTt^tt^U' SfSXXZ*!* ^^^ the day the host nj All-Slnr team to the. bt rame through wllh a S'2-44 victory selected. Tlie league-le«dlng club on over WnkofieM Service In another ', Hint d.tle will meet the »Il.*l:ir all the way. team picked by K poll of R.ime tluH w.ts close all the wny. Jiin Henry !,»!« topjicd the scorers with 16 [>oint.i ; ui was pressed h.-irrl all the way by WnkefleM's Alexander who lipped In 1.1. Lipford of WnkefieWs and Rakrstvnw on '.he Mntonneii were nlv> anlonK the leaders with 13 »nrt 14 points, resprctively T'he second game was n runaway for (lie high powered su»,i star* tc!i!ii. which racked np s convincing 82-26 count on the luckless Simpson Oil Co., five. A. C. TJnncli wilti SB points and Hilly MehaiK with 27 led (lie scoiitiK for Huvs w)!il 0 O'Brien with 10 was tops for Simpson. eight ;came In a close third 'tallies. In the girls' unme the Squaws came from behind In the first period to move to within one point of the Lionesses at Imlflime' but a last period- scoring spree was too much for t(iem ^ (],£ Lionesses copped lhe-rubber game of three name series. Sue Widoner and Bobble WIvU- enhunt led tlie Squaws scoring with H points each and Pierce paced Ma niln wilh n. After gelling off lo a slow start Paps pulled from behind in thc early Vnlmitss of the first period and Osceolo Seminoles 7"o Meet Manila Cagers Afterinif suffering n defeat at the hands of the nlytheville Chicks last night Hie Manila lliKli School .vilh 11 potnU I '-Ions return home loniRhl lo lake of tllc Chic);.'. °" I'w Oscmln Iiif;h School acmt- nolcs in .1 pair of Raines In the first game Hie Manila sextet will Ihkc on the Osceola gins nt 7:.'ift wilh the Lions nmt Sr-minolcs taiiKliiif? in Hie feature attraction Hi 8.30. Upsets Fill Women's Four Ball Golf Meet HOLLYWOOD. Fin., Fcl), t. UP) team writers. Hont cily Mobile dropped th* contest to the All-stars last year by a 11 to S count. Southern President Charlie Hurth, of New Orleans, Raid nothing hid developed on rumors or several weeks 11*0 tlmi a Knoxville group punned to purcliMt * team in thc olrcull. [ .laniej Thompnod (Doc) Prolhro, Memphis, former Memphis, Litti* Hock, and Philadelphia Phillies managn-. was voted a gold, lifetime puss to Southern Association b.iJI parks, Hurlh said that the leaRue would have to hire ntjout five new officials for the 1048 season. He disclosed also that Little Rock and Mobile were enlarging Ihelr parks and that the last year's attendance record of 2.180.000, might be exceeded. IVJs Keep SUtuj New Orleans, recently sold to a corporation known as New Orleans Pirates, Inc., an organization of lhe National League Pittsgurgh Pirales. will continue to operate as the New Orleans Pellcanj. Jimmy Drown, former St. Louis Cardinal second-sucker recently was named manager of the Orescent City team Birmingham opens In Atlanta Chattanooga in Nashville. Little Hock In Memphis, and Mobile of the Diipont millions, announced lh»t George Kirnshaw had been made an American League scout. Earnshaw, who niay find the personnel In (lie Junior league a little changed since tlie time when he was pitching for Connie Mack's pennant winning Philadelphia A'» buck In th. throbbing thlrlles, formerly was In the Phtl'a minor league ' farm ijfstem. Carpenler nald ht felt the Idea wan perfectly ,oimd. Earnshaw a member of the Phliv new lhl .,,,. man board of strategy, will look for American League players, no longer considered meful to their current clubs. "After all we've done pretlv well n Die past picking up ex-American icngue players who have been useful to us," Carpenler said. McMath Hurls New Challenqe At McLaughlin - ^• ' * •" "n-iuiunf,, ana Mobile in .,,..-- to! "" <> f Louise SIIRKS ol New Orleans. After lour samss the I. in.a spring., on., and .tarn Hop- ' te,,ms will reverse loca font Kins of Cleveland, o., entered the Hurlh announced nlso lint the second round or tli, ; International, umpires would go to Sming train Four Ball Oolf Tournament today ' Ing sites will, teams this ie-ir •••- «• .us" ^iiriue 10 aou'ji the)»s a hejtvv f->vni-iip i>n«r f < t ,-f\,,<,.<. 'i t> , . . llillll; ' mis year. Manila Juniors in a ,mii, , t an im.M L , ^ , ? J 8 ' rescllt nt l '« meeting were- l.»r- tumble affair A tolnl of 30 to Is a" Mi« s'l^c, nd SV 0 '" t, '' T ° ilbCrt ' N " sl »' 1 »f: Chick Roo 5 called during the contest. 18 nfiain'.t were' paired againsl M ,„ N"MII "u i Utuih Vd.^''^ 0bC ' CS ' B | rm ">l-' h1 ""-', P«p s n; ,d 13 B?;lnrt t ,, e visl(( ,,. t , wl , er ,,, rk ph( > n ^^ e »« t'l'nc ; tE<1 .^'"Z. 1 ' Orl'eans"T rt ' i Leiu-zyk ol beliinn, MR, but other n^ m Memnhi, i , „ ,; , rt trams that were highly ranked iufe R"." Jasiinr n. M' "'''-'• Iwcre .slui,, c „„ u,e sidelines after lanU: Xa'Tllen! 3 "^"' £ For the Paps center Jim Deer a"« forwaid Sonny st'Ircs shared scorlii- honors with five points cnch while Ketchum paced Manila with foi tallies. Box scores: Slytheville (18) Stir« (51 Hopper (4). Deer (5) Reid (1) Crincr (2) C. O. a. Substitutions: Blythevllle-Drnkc i Boyd. and Vance. Afanila-Flee'man (2> and Veacl Olrl« surprise eliminations ye.ste.rdny. Two co-eds trom Rollins College, at Miami, Alice O'Ncnl and Lee Bongnrt. cngiiu-cred Hie blgKC'sl up- fet when they topped Dorothy Kirby of Atlanta, G.i.. nnrt ' PcKKy Kirk of pindlay. o.. 2 and 1. Today . they face Kvrlyn OclHm and Mrs | r= ' Gl:0 ''SC Wilcox of Miami, <2) Hosclaw i round winners over Grace llnr (41 Kctcluim : Purchase. N. Y., nod Lillian T <2) Homer j send, Evanslon. 111., 1 up <I2) .Manila (2i Poc Engcl. Chattanooga! Earl Mann Atlanta and Rry Winder, Little Hock, Scott To Tryout Si For U. S. Olympic own 1 :;Team Next Spring SPRINGS, " a " d Pr Ark.. counter the charge., of robbery and of public funds In court instead or ln thc newspapers. McMath declared yesterdav that "IP state Is ready t o brlni Me L»UEhlin to trim Pe b. 16. on the.w Newport Drum Majorca* Tc Arfc<» n ,o, Bond FAYJETTEVILLK. Ark., F <b «- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, i« Iron p*rformer ( In the South for next season. She Is pretty. 11-year-old Jeannine Hartley of Newport, who Is rated ai the best drum majorette below |hf Mason-DJxon line University band director Merton S. Zahrt revealed today that the pert E*$t Arkansas brunette has nsreed to accei* a scholar»bip ta come to Payetleville following her forllicomlng graduation from New- f Cager$ Annual Tourney CARUTHER3VILLE. Mo Fe _ The „„„,,„, Pemlsco c ™° ' £ (School Basketball Tournament wm begin in Caruthersvllle, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and contin- " ng through Friday night, when the Kirs and boys championship names will be played. All g ames wll , ^ played at the Armory building Knln school., in the county have en ered teams In the tourna but only eight have both ament , ^ Summer pretty Jeannine was I boys dlvisloii. The JchooK )," voted the _(pp _m»J 0l -elU In the both girls and boy, "earns . South by officials of th* Memphis at Newport High. Together they have been tcalured In many na- Uonal music and band periodicals. Final Rites Conducted For Mrs. John Chaftin CARinWRSVILLE, Mo., Feb. 8 —Fnnera! services Jor Mrs. John H. Ohal'.in, r>«, wife of John H. Chaffin of ilii.i oily, were conducted Monday alternoon at the Melho- Alf.l Clnavli fjy Die Rev. Floyd V. Brewer, Methodist minLs'cr. and Internincr.t was In Little Prairie cemetery. Surviving are her husband, three sons, Willie E. Chaffin and John H. Chaftin, .Ir, botli of this city, and Fred H. chptfin of Hayti two sisters. Mrs. Tom Harris of Dlythe- ville. mid Mrs. Maude Edwards of Texarkana. Ark.: one brother, Harvey BaUlridge: of Blytheville, and three grandsons. /-» j Carut/iersviffe Loses CARUTHERSVILUS, Mo., Feb «... Warden defeated the Caruthersville Tigers a doublcheader at Wardell Tuesday night, the Caruthers- vlile A team losing 26-24, and the B team also losing uy two points. This was the first meeting between Wa.-l dell and Caruthcrsvllle since Jack Hopke, former Caruthersvllle coaci:, took over the coaching reins at Warden after V. R. Massey, former coach there, resigned. NYU Only Seven Tilts Away From A Perfect Season NEW YORK. Pel). 8. (UP1— Tlie Violets of New York University, Sen' proved ™Tm e eetlnf e ihl'*w c "kTn if,' 1 ' 1 " ^NaHolii.'! 0 invLuona'l or the office of Floyd Hamlett cmm v , N i0nal Coll(: 8iate tournament S'T^'R'"^",^ schools ' c <»ied *>y """ fde it nf th' /•" °' H °" and ' P r< " laeiit of the County High School Association. All nine schools we,J •presented at d, ls m £|j™ ls ™ c lhe following tournament officials were approved at this mcetl '=• referees, Herb Moore or Pon |ar Bin", and San, Avcry of Mn °?on .c«,c:,eep,,,L, w ,. cnc / LJU|eM ; f ' ° • n»d; timekeeper. Enill ••Dutch" Bocpple of Cm-ill hmville. Golfers Fire Rounds in Texas The N. Y. u. five racked up its Htn win without a. loss last ni»ht drubbing Boston University 61 lo 44 at the Boston Garden while in other Raines around the nation Notre Dame, Kentucky, and Oklahoma A. and M. picked up added prestige, Boston managed to make last night's till close, for 20 minutes, as i N. Y. U. was leading; by only 34-31 at the half, but then the Violets blew th e game apart. Tom Kelly " tortrfy 0Evc ' r < / - fnvore 1 prjze. the w ,r . '' be Hooper, and Ross. Senior f nl.vthcvllle US I Pos. r. F. C. ill) O. "r only wish." "that McLaudiHn'. defend 1,1, It'moccL per advertisements would uc car ried over to the courtroom, so that ^ could net these cases disposed McMath charged thai McLaiigh- i'l liad Bttcmptcd 10 aelaT Ms trials In virtually every court In tiw U S. and polnld out that °" e °' "Is four attorney.!, Henrv nonnmn of Little Ho,-k has "s"ed that the trials oe delayed 'further to allow him to recover from »n attack of pneumonia. Said McMath. Mclaughlin's "en_ gerness to avoid trial on these lu- PAYP-ITEVILLE. Ark.. Feb 6 _! ?„ C '\ U Ls ln «» s 'st«lt wilh „,, <U Pi-Arkansas' tr, c k ,-, ,rt gridiron i ?° M co "f Cnce '" ,,,r ~,...,. ..„ - Scott said - published statement Cotton Cloth is Treated To Resist Rot and Mildew': WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UP)—! Government chemists have found i way to make cotton cloth and yarn permanently resistant to mildew and rot so that it may be used for anything from building insulation to The Department of Agriculture! reported that fish nets and shoe i-1 nine made of the new cloth alrcarii • Read Courier News Want Ads. ,, . 12 - llol e event, with 18 holes today, is tomorrow and 36' on Sunday and as they went out for the first .round cvemhine seemed to be Locke's favor K 'Die course was wet nll[i the giccns were slow. "Candidly, I like it this «'«y," Locke said, "because " P llkc ! months aso. I Surviving are one daughter. Mrs. Barbara Slatter Jones of Fayctlc- villc nnd one son, p. R. Slatler of' England. j The blue-ribbon field of 147 included Ben liognii, who .set the BrackeiiritlRc competitive record of and three other former Texas open champions: E. J. (Dutch i Harrison. 1039: Ltuvson Little, 1811 and Johnny Revoltri, 1944. Only Hog'an of that foursome figured In speculation on the probable winner. Locke, Hogan and Skip Alexander, winner of the Tucson Open a week ngo. ranked in that order was the top favorites. Read Co-.irier News Want Ads. 1291 Manila <6> V st T M. K'irris IS) Threlkehl Wilson Galloway year's star, Clyde "Smnckover" Scott said T hr , P T' 5hed statement M c today He plans to enter the "routs eh,? «?? attacker) both of the for the 1048 U.S. Olympic team M ^ ch McMnth ' '"dlcnleri Scott ranks nmong e top Tour ,° U ' rt ** T' on the »«"">» a , collegiate lim-dln,., L „;„''„,._ tllc ProsccuUon. Substitutions: Childress. Cluhb. and Walker Blvthevllle-Ballcy, White, Hnle, Gentry Cl) o. Substitutions: Hlytlievllle-Jcrni- , gan. Duclos, Berry (-1), Ashby <n L. Overman; and Simon. Mnnlla-Ethcririgc, i Manila-,!. Harris (12). Gnininil. Sparks. Wilson. Lane. Nelson ana today, on tiie "basis"of 'hi, dnder*' 7"^J h " VC StlUe<1 before ' " M '- b™- h -,d,es time ^^^l™^^,^ for the nurpose of removing me as a candidate for re-election as mayor, and the people of the .•state, of Arkansas have now awakened competition. Scott ran the high hurdles In H.2 seconds, the third best time In the nation lasl Spring. And he run the low hurdles In ;z3.1 seconds, lo tic (or thc fourth fastest time Captain of the 1018 Arkansas TO OIVE NEW INOINI PERFORMANCE Yes, an engine reconditioning job done in our *hopi give* new-engine perform- ance. Here's -why: We have the best and latest in International designed and apprOTed machines aaj tools. Our mechanics are Intern.-' tion*l trained La doing r«coodi- tioning jobs expertly and economically. And we use International engineered parts, jvist like tht originals in International Enginei. You can save money and improv* ^truck performance by letting ui put your engines in shape. Phon« Sot details. ^^cfefc^l^^ 3/2 SOVTH2Z? ST. PHONE863 r, the fact that. It i., merely political persecution." English Chemist Dies In FayettcYille Hospital \ FAYETTI-EVILLE, Ark., Feb. 6 I tUPJ—nmeral services were being planned today lor C. A. Slatter 76 father-in-law of University of'Ar- kansas Pve.s. Lewis Webster Jbnes ! . Slatler died yesterday afternoon m a Faycttcville hospital ot pneumonia, after his condition naff been reported somewhat improved lhat morning. He died while President Jones was en route to Little Rock to join Oov. Ben Laney and a group of Arkansas educators going to the Southern governors conference it Tallahassee. Pis. After a discussion with his wife by telephone, President Jones decided to go ahead wilh plans to allend lhe governor's conference Slaller WRS a British subject He came to America from London where he had been a chemist, some j track learn. Scott said lie would the assistance o f Track Coach Hooarl Hooser in entering the Olympic trials. i Thc Olympic evcnl.s will be held at London this Summer and would not Interfere with either the track or football programs at the University. SY "tomoitvr" 1nol }4 houn liam fto-,,'J we mcoR rhnf Ajy wfcen ajf wAo want n*tr cancan haut thfrn. And. wlisn Ihal day ar«lr«*. w« LI n««d all your qocd will, nj} y out conlid^r.ct and oil ycuz coop«folion (<j continue [o pco^mc. By ofMrnrin? our buiir;M» In cxxwdanw wilh Ian. «lhieal pr»cl;c««. wt or* MrvliMJ lh« l>*jr tnt«ieil« o[ Ih* commnnily IcdaY- ns we'll S* se.vmq i[ fctsi lomonow. By urging you lo Kav« ui tattiy-rntc): your cor twguloily w» ore h«?pinty you m*«l yout iHpcnubiliLy to youtinll and «ar tHn'i methodically SAFE BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY Dodge, I'lymonth, Dodge "Job-Kjiled" Trticks 217 South Second St. Phone 4422 This Is It! Naturally Golden Naturally Smoother Naturally Dry-cst BARRETT HAMILTON, INC. Distiibiitor UTTtE ROCK, ARK. Seagrams cd from American Grain, 90 Proof. Seagram-Distillers Corp., N. V. ——— ' " ' ^" ^"'• '"''— -' v ' - '~2~$^^'"''^£-L'''-Z-&.*,.tr Mile -£-Minute Marty By TOM A. LITTLE, JR. Crtt , I HIS IS FVJM LOOK AT THIS ONE.- AV-L COLORS. AW THAT'S NOTWIM'- OLOOK /W THIS ONE. BLYTHEVJLLf MOTOR CO BiutiieviHe Motor Co Plymouth anttDod6e4&# . SECOND STREET * " PHONE I I I I 1 I I I 1 I 1 and Ray Lumpp led N. Y u will, 15 points while Joe Dollioji O f th« Violets sot a new Boston Garden record wllh 10 free thrown. Though a tourney bid is seen certainty /or N. Y. U., that |Mrfe< record Is far from assured'. Still to I be met are Temple. Georgetown,I Manhattan, St. Johnson's, Rulgcri Pordlinm, and CHy College of Ne« York— a lineup which would sprint *n upset from almost anywhere. =^===5^=S RITZ THEATRE Manila, Friday & Saturday "GUN TALK" K-ilh Johnny Mack Brown and liaymomt llatton Cartoon and Chapter 17 "1'erils of Nyoka" Saturday Owl Show Big Town After Dark" with Phillili Kped, Hillary Brooke mid Hiciiard Travis Also Short Snnilay ami AIs« New» and Cartoon Opens at 6:30 p.m.; Starts 7:00 p.i Friday & Saturday "South of the Chisholm Trail" with Charles Slarrctt as the l>urang« Kirl, ami Smiley Burnclte Serial: "Secret Agent" No. t Also Shorts Saturday IMiclnite Show St.irls at 10:45 p.m. "THE WEB" with Kclrmmd O'Brien Klla Raines. William Tlrnrilx Also Shorts Sunday and Monday 'Tarzan and thc Huntress' .'• with Johnny \Vcissmtillcr, Rrcnila ^fcc .fohnny SIicfTiclil »* Warner News ami Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Slinws KVKKV NHiHT Box Opens Week l>ajs 7:011 p.m Matincr Hntuntny A Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showlni Friday "Range Beyond the Blue" A I'KC Picture with Krtdie Dean Also Shorts " Saturday "Stage to Mesa City with Al "Lash" I.aRue and Al St. John Selected Short Subjects Saturday Owl Show , "Time Out of Mlno%, with ^' Rohert llullon aurl Ella Raines Seleclcil Sborti Sunday and Monday "My Wild Irish Rose" with Dennis Mortan anrl Amlrra Kinf Selectrrt Short fiubjecU

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