The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 11, 1948
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yESRTJAHY 11, BLTTHBYTLLB (AUK.)' OOUHTHH IfBWl Score-Happy Hurricanes Win n Cage Classic With Chicks Played on Jonesboro Court By <;*ori» Clark (Courier News Sjmrl* Kriitor) JONE8BORO, Ark., Feb. ll.-Atler two full Quarters of good f«st lip-and-tuck basketball, Joncsbnro's scorr-happy Golden Hurricanes un- Imbereet their t»it scoring gal* In the third period to g«ln an unbeatable esd and blow over a stubborn tribe of Blytheville Chickasuws (o (he tune .f 8J to 60 drubbing at the Bcrl Smith gym here last nlghl. . The fast-breaking nnri deceptive Hurricanes combined top-drawer will bundling with smooth co-ordination and deadly accuracy In finding he basket from for out to shoot ahead In the third period after the Snicks hart beat them at Mieir own gnme in the first Iwo stanzas. Playing by far their best game* -- - -- • >[ Ihe season tile Chicks fought he Hurr(cane» on an even basis _ _ , I Pap-OJCeo/O r ° * With Vagabonds ir Lt breS off f' """?•' Th. basketball *« m e between the d hat o'f the l?ur I, '" ^"n Blytheville Papooses and the Osce he nrst two ouar e ?"fnH Tn ! " )a Junlor Semlnoles. scheduled fo; tn"h. Q°i<.a". h rc e h, e to:««^ » ew r 1 ««•«"* «««• Igh gear In Ihe third period, they i" 00 " "" s 1 1 ° S 'P OI1(>C1 "I'on request •ere constanlly worried by the i "'^.ame 'hos l^een re,<chedule,l tubborn and scrappy Chicks. for Friday afternoon. The Hurricanes took command >( the sam p shortly after the op- ning tip-off when forward Bobby Scott sank a field goal from back >f the free-throw circle and then jolstered that lead with another 'ar-out shot a few seconds later. ' Dick Button Favored In World Skating Meet DAVOS. Switzerland, Feb. 11 — (UP)—Five days of competition lenler R. n. Hodge opened the for the world's figure skating cham- : hlcks scoring by sinking a char- plonships open here today and Olympic champions Dick Button and Barbara Ann Scott were over- ty toss a few seconds later and he offensive battle began. The eame, according tn Jones- l whelmingly favored to repeat the boro fans, was one of the best played In the Hurricanes' Rym | Ibis year. Both teams were great I offensively and both were below < I Par defensively. The 60 points l»cored by the Chicks were the I mrwt srored against the Hnrrl- anffi this year. Playing the Hurricanes their own jgame of & close man to man de- frense the Chicks clicked beautiful- they scored at St. Mor- ilz last week. , No one here could see any reason why the two Olympic litlists Roach Needs Only To Get By Credan Before Getting Shot ot Graziano yotU Writer T should not be even 1 bit as brilliant hen? as they wers at the site of the Olympics, only two I hours train ride away. Button, 18-year-old act from En- | '~" glewood, N. J.. faces 26 rivals in " the men's competition und Miss •y in the first two periods to move j Scott, of Ottawa, Ont, has 33 com- ix-Sin five points of the Gotdeii j petiiors in thc women's skating, fcang at halftime, but their defense ; Eleven nations are represented in Iveakened In the fatal third period the sccnmi post-war renewal of pnd the Hurricanes ran wild. The , this tournament. Hal DcVoll, six-foot six-inch Tor- warn \vho formerly played lor Ltiw- ronce Tech, l>etroit, Mich., is one o the stalwarts of the Detroit. Vnp:v bond Kir.g.s who meet the Arkatisa, Dloorihounds in a special basket ball exhibition in the Haley Fid gym heie tomorrow night. DeVo is both shifty ami fast and is onti-huiid shot an LSI. Squaws Defeat Jonesboro Team Catholic Sextet Bow» To B.H.S. Girls' Cage Team in 17-15 Game By tifiirjjn Clark ' ICiiurlrr NrWK Sport. Keillor) JONESHORO, Feb. 11— The Blytheville High School Sqimws. nftcr being lemjiorrtiilj 1 dctoured by two consecutive losses, rctuined to the victory roiut ut Ihc CnmmunUy Center here last nlghl when Ihcy onl « narrow n to IS victory Ihe Holy Angels Ai'idriny sex- eked onl over of Jone.slHiro, from behind In the Ins: flurricancs garnered a 41 to 35 ' halftime lead and then ran it to a 157 In 43 margin at the end of the \ [third period. The chicks pulled themselves Eo-' ure beihcr in the fourth .stanza but |the Hurricanes' lead was too great overcome. The Chicks scored 12 !pf/s In the final canto while the •Hurricanes were hitting the -('cRer |for IS. The game was rough from the |very start with a total of 48 fouls Tcalled. 33 against the Hurricanes! and 15 against, the Chicks. Two FORT WORTH. Tex., Feb. 11 Jjoncsboro players, center Everett —Texas Christian University will llohnston and forward Bobby Scott, I pl^y three home football games un- >nd R. B. Hodge of Blythevillc. j der the lights this Fall. kere forced to leave the Ramc in I Confirmation of the jirc-llglHed Jrhe last half after committing five (rule Infractions. Barrett High-Point Man Guard Rush Barrett, of the Hur- Iricanes. paced both teams In point- Button is out to Rain the title that eluded him last year «'hen IK was runner-up to Haas Gcrscll- whiler of Switzerland. Experts fig- that the tremendous improvement he has shown since then, as reflected in hVi Olympic performance, will carry him easily through to victory. TCU to Meet Arkansas Under Lights Oct. 2 Detroit Cage Team to Play Bloodhounds Mississippi Coimly basketball Ullllrd Pr«M B<xxU NEW YOHK. Feb. U. lUP) — avern Ronrh, • rangy young Tex- i regarded «« the best boximj j lospect lo eonie out of the Armed | ervice In World War n, was only ne itnportnnl hurdle away today rom beuiR prrsona non Orariano, Roach, one of the cleanest living ounRsters in « business whose In- ustrialisls areti't alwny* noted for heir exemplary conduct, goes up nainst ruBged Marcel Ccrdan of France at Mndlson 8<]iiare Garden ,n March 12 Alter that, 11 he. wins, it means ic'll be in line for a shot at n Illle Isn't (here. The crown cur- resls on Ihe bribe-barred f Rocky Grattano, who is out of work becume his lower Knsl side irahilng caused » convenient oss of memory when It came to dcmifyinR the man with the laint- 1 money. It's a bum deal for Ihe M-year- old ex-Marine from Plalnviev, Tex., and means thiu he anrt the fc\>ocl cv( boxing both are paying for Orai- iano s wrongs. Bill Roach is covhiln that his tiay will come. » lime when his deiided Horntio Alsei llvlnx will pay oti. For Ibis kid IsuM, a run nj the mine liRhtcr. a product of (he streets looking lor easy money. Not that the money isn't Important. It is, because Roach has dreams of providing a fine living for his parents r.nd his younger sister. But. even above thnt. he Us fighting yet for the honor o! the Cori>s. Like his World War I predecessor. Gene Tunr.ey, Roch became a p:ide ol thc Marines when when ne was stationed at Cherry Point. N.C. I scoring plays an.! led the ball (town- He wen' into the gymnasium one i com t lo the Blytheville forwards day to work out and » staff serge- to bring Ihe Squaws from behind, ant tapped him lor the boxin? team. Thai Cherry Point team was thc finest bnxing unit in the services, and Roach became ll-s best man. I Stires Ann tha 1 . same sergeanl, a »»'•»« named Johnny Abood, Is Roach's manager today. Theirs is ati unusual story in a spori where loo many managers Holy Crott Trouncet Temple University 71-44 NRW YORK, FVb. 11. UP)— Thert wu.% mure evidence Iroin the Holy Ciots Crusaders today Hint they will be In the thick of things wlu-n It comes time lo defend Ihelr N.CC.A, basketball uhami>lonshl|i next month. The Crusaders g ( v* Ihelr most lni|irfsslv« r»ei formance of theVea- son Inst night when they trounced Temple, 11 to 44, at the lloslon Garden. Kor ..tight mlmiles Hi, Temple Owls, who earlier In Ihe year heat Kentucky and last week lost l» only one point to unbeaten Mew York U., led the Crusarteni. but aflor lhat Ilia N.O.AA, champions run riot. Holy Grow led 31 to M al lll f hair and continued lo pile It up In the second half. Bob (,-ousey's 20 points led thr Oiiisiider.s [o- Ihelr ninth triumph In * LOW, while Temply's hlgh- srovlitfi Nolson !!obb was held lo Quarter-Finals In Pemiscot Tourney Tonight OARUTRVIHSVIU^. Keb. 1!.— Six leatm ndviuiced to Ihe fpjir- ter'flnals of the Pemlscot County High School basketball tournament here'by Winning lliclr first-round yMterctay mitt last nliiht. Its from yesterday's flrsl- rmmd session were a*, follows; tlnllnnd rglrlsi 32. Warrtell 13, Wnrdcll (hoys) 64, Holland IS; Hay- tl thoysl <«. BI'HKR City 21; Deer- Ins <8lHs> 20, llnylt H;.Ciiruthe>rs- vlllrf (hoyst 24, Ilraggndoclo : In tonight's llrsl-round .teflon the Codtrr girls will meet Brag? Oily nt fi |i.m., leering boys wll' phty Cooler al 7 p.ln , SU'ele girls will meet BraKxadocIo at H ])lti. and Hnyll boys will plily .Stcele Hi !) pin Quiirlcr-fuinl rounds In the tourney will (jet underway tomorrow wllh Ihe scml-flnnls lo i>B held T-'rl dny and flnnls Saturday nlsht. No played Thursdaj JO V«i M fi NMT Lin* In Yatht MIAMI, H*, r+. H. rhe 18 Mllinc VM**|« th* Uliml t* * w«rt »p«cUd to r*eh Onat rnip, ft) m ll M (^ tfc. fta^ line, early today u Uu? MimMtd «lon» In front of t «tlff Karthwwt wind. There wen u bo*ti tn UM fUM .t th« itirt b<ti on*, Juntt J O'Neill', cutler, Lord Jim, af Low Inland, N. T., droKMtf «* iMt night. The r»c«, featur* of UM •ouifc- 51 n o«e»n lUelnc Confmaec'i 1B*8 /Kheduli, covera 1M nauUe*! miles, TJi» wind wu Mowlne straight md itrong behind tit* yachts, inibllnf them I* iU«r 'a straight eourw liuttad «f tMklBf. Oil In front of th* fl«*t at laH re|X)H« wu lh« 72-roe4 TVoodv- o«>, skippered bj All*n p. OarHal* of Miami. But th* TVond«roe« wu the "semlcli" boat In th« ftuM, conceding tltn* handicap* ta Uu other si«i tern, thtu wu tralllnf at least two and poulbly four ihlpg on corrected Urn*. for her hnnuwork dutlw. Hi* wtit counlerchirsed that, he mad* her no I lie. homework denplu h«r heart cfliirtidon Moth eharf*4 eruKy. Mr.v Sr.ibel won the dlvoroi. repaid that j can payers from Eastern colleges frames cnme today from Athletic Director Howard Grubbs of TCU. The games will be played Oct. against Arkansas, Oct. 23 againstl tions in the nation. They recently fipht Hie youth, .strength >"d hop* ••- -- .- - : (nit of their boys and then discard fans will have an opportmtuy to see I tlu , blok ,. n husks. " " ' what proisnies to be one of Die best basketball' shows of Uie year to- ' morrow night when the Detroit Vagabond Kings meet the Arkansas Bloodhounds in the feature atlrac- j tion of a special cage double- | header al the Haley Field gym. In a top-notch preliminary contest the Blythevllle High School Chicks will meet Hoxie High School. • The preliminary game us to get '. underway at 1:30 with the featiue till scheduled for 8:30. Paced by Uvo former All-A'iieri- Box scores: Blytheville Pos Widcncr (12) F Whlsenhiint I li r F f.. Overman Ross Shellon Subf tltnti Overman, and Hale. Holy Ryan, and Davis For while i people ever sneered at a dollar | Manila Lions Defeat bill. Abcod is a wealthy fabrics manufacturer i" whom greed Is displaced by genuine affection. the Vagabond Kings boast one ol I cause at 31, Oiclan Is inclined the strongest professional agrega- ' Oklahoma Baylor. Only and Oct. 30 against game is carded for That be IS^ls^d^e-rthrerou?'-'. 13~against the University of of five charity tosses for a total of |27 points. Forwards Bob Mullen material is on hand the TCU stadium and installation will start as soon as weather permits. Read Courier Newi.Want Ads Forwards and Dudley Hardy oacecl the Chicks |with 14 tallies each. Guards Billy Bob Elliott " and iDennle Gentry were the defensive litandouus for the Chicks Elliott's beautiful re-bound work under both ; ; help set up numerous points floor game. ; Tribe and Gentry clung to Bo* Score h'arllr. Stephens, the Hurricanes .loneshnro Tax. Bl.vthevHIe lace shol-maker. like a leech, hold- Stephens U2> F. ...U4> Mullen ling him to six field goals while Scott (20) r. |ado'lng two himself. Johnston (101 C. The Chicks built their offense Barrett (27) ..G. laronnd Hodge, Hardy and Mullen Morris (3) .....O. .,.(]*> Hardy ...(10) Hodge ...I4i Gentry <9) Elliott Substitutions'. Jonestoto Coble, narter.s Substitute forward Pren«« J-rnl^n turned in . y. Pury«r (4, Bur- Coulter and Harwood (2 . !. ™,.n <*,. Wyatt, completed a tour of the Eastern run out of steam in the late rounds. Roacli is not a killer in the rinc. year. Coach .James Fisher, of the On | y s (n|r , )lmchei ._ nc , t ni rnn United Stales where they met such ! Blytheville Chicks, who twice won . dan ; ape ,,| s r lv<ils with an accu- teams as the New York Kiiicker- ; all-stale honors while _a member I mulat | 0n „( blows which hurt. Hut bockers and the Celtits. „_ I oi the Frieuilshin, AvV... HiKh School i hlx , orl( , , 5 nil c i lls i vcnl . ss am ) c i cv - Tlie Vagabond Kings are owned i team and later won similar honors | ernC-W ) n boxing which mnkcs him and •• managed by King Boring, j while attending Henderson' State. ] hnrd , 0 ,, g nml wllcn , le ls , llL ,„. Dearborn. Mich., who last year was | Teachers College at Arkadelphla, hn , provc ri j, e clln business manager for the Detroit ! will hold down one ot the guard Gems of the National Piolessional r posts for the Bloodhounds The preliminary contest which Objccltvf5 -^ ,„ pm . f ]K drwl . lv Is Your Tractor Ready to Go? IF NOT... GET OUR FREE ESTIMATE ON * REPAIRS AND PARTS REPLACEMENT! We make it easy for you (« have all your farm equipment in good shape for th« season just ahead. Our credit service is just (he thing you are looking for. Come in and let us explain how !f works. You'll profit by its use in that you'll have Ihe "right" Iractor for (he particular job when <ht Urn* com«s! EASY CREDIT TERMS McCormick-Deering S«rvic« INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH 2»£>Sr. <nc. n PHONE863 Several of vhe members ol Kinc.s were members of the Gums until that, team disbanded late in 1946. Their raster Include.'; Mich basketball noLr\bies as Del lx>rHiiger f former All-American (rotri Western Michigan College at Kularnazoo, Mich., who played !or thc National College All-Star team in 1914; Fred Campbell, formerly of Southern Illinois Normal University at Car- boudale, 111., who U player-coach; Harold -Hall" DeVoll, former All- American from Lawrence Tech, Detroit, MJrh.; IJave i-aller, who holds .several individual scoring records in Michigan and Tony Kaseta, the latncd "Mr. Two Hands" if Southern Tllinoi.s Normal who stands six-fwel and eight-inches lall. The BloocihouiuJ.s are known to Blytheville fans having appeared iir"fi on several occasions. Their .er includes several former all- te hi?h school players from Jonesboro including Williard Tilley, who is hnileti a.i one of Mie high schooi stars ever to conic out nf Arkansas and Jake Holman, who captained the all-sUte squad last will pit the Chicks against the Wildcats of Hoxie though not regularly scheduled game much interest in this The Wildcats have 'made quite R name (or themselves In Lawrence County and may become a regutar member of the Chicks schedule. mmkers each. Thr x a me inovoci singly wllh bolh Irntns pUiyhiK below-par hall, load changed hand.s several Mines during the three qunrtrrA witu ore thnn two points at any timo. Lt'd by Joyi-e Slielton, !hc IlLy- theville .senUnels ware ilio sli\ndouls ot Hie ginni'. Teamed with Mary Jo Ross and Edna Ovrrumn. Suel- lon broke up numeiou.s Jonrslxiro nnn 1o pnv her 1f> conM nn noiir Holy m Mnrlh (Si Scluvart/. SUNNY SAYS: SCHENLEYS TREASURE OF Blylheville — L. l, While. B:iiley — Chllds, ree games Ihe Uon- the Ktlscr girls 26 Cagers from Keiser ^'hc Manila High School Lions added their nth victory In 22 sta Already Roach ''« rep!uu "',"; I In Manila last night by drubbing faith. Since leaving the seivice ne [he Kfi _ W] . H|R|I ^^ Y( . ]lnw has engaged in 24 fights and won Jn( , kcls ^ [n M , n |tlR ,,.„,„,.„ 23 of them, the last IB m a '"^- ; attraction or a four-wnv cage af- His last bout was the biggest step jB(r _ as he decLsioned Tony Janlro. i Now eome.s Ccrdan, the cocky | club lichter Irem Parts, and if L*- vern get-s past Ihe lirst lew rounds I he should win this one. too. "- ; Mn]i|]a id last ni defeating to ' — Modest and soft-spoken, Roach Is clean cut kid and one of bis the trophy which Timney awardpi holds T rl ' m J * s *' ie ^c*t boxer to comr oul of the Marines during lh* war. At Ihe moment, thu! and Ccr- rian will have to be his main aims For Graziano still !.«, over Ihe horizfjn HJS far as a clean bill o heallh is ronrcrned. Rait Pia-Wai Quality Blinded WM^ey 86 piool. 65% jixin neutral spiiils. O134t r Schftnliy Dist«H»rt C*ff.. pt.Y. C. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "Joe Palooka in thc Knockout" with Lef>n F.rrnl anrt F.Jyse Knox News and Comcdj B UVTHEV I LLt'S ONLV ALL WHITE Wtekdayt Box Office uptns 6:30 p.m. Show SUrU «:4i p.m. Saturday -« Boi Office Oji«n,' 12:*.l p.m. Show SUrO 1:M p.m. Gtinday Box Oftlce Op*ni 1:41 Show Starts 2:M Tonight THEATRE LUXORA Pride of fhe Community" DUI l^fil Oprn^ at n:30 p.m.; StarU 7:00 p-Rt Alw "SMOOTH AS SILK" wilh Krnf Taylor >nd Vlrtfnla firry Ats«» Short Thursday & Friday Tuesday and Wednesday DOUBLE FEATURE 'Shocking Miss Pilgrim' with Gnb!* H 947" with K<lciir Albert, Constancr Moore Serial: "Daughter of Don <}" Aho Short REAL BIG LEAGUE BASKETBALL The Vagabond Kings Detroit—National Ltugu* versus Wednesday & Thursday "Thc Mighty McGurk" ' with Wallace Bfcry anil Dean S(ock«tll And Kdward Arnold Warner News and Shorli New Theater Manila'* finest Shorn KV»;nr NIGHr Box Opens Week D»j« 1:09 f.m Matinee SKknrdH^ A IttntUj Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. ConL Showlnf Wednesday & Th«rsd»y The Unfinished Dance" with Ar&arel O'Brien and Cyd CharU«« ALv> Shorts FRED CAMPBELL n«.T«r-O»ch, m«rt« Nillonal l*r« Lei^ue Freshman All-SNr T««m litt iMHtn. FleM-|«n«r»I dtlm«. THIS IS IT! ADMISSION Students 75c Adults $1.00 Arkansas Bloodhounds Thursday Night — Haley Field Gym Starting Time 7:30 p.m. Don't Miss Seeing TJte Vagabond Kings ii Detroit's National League Representatives 4r 3 Top Detroit Stan Back Again * Del Loranger, College All-State 1944-43 ir 6'8" Tony Kateta at Center it Tom Meyer 6'4" Third Smallest Player PRELIMINARY BASKETBALL HOXIE HIGH SCHOOL versus BLYTHEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Won 9 Games—Lost 2)

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