The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 14, 1948 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 14, 1948
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•ATOKPAT, FCTRTTAKY 14, U Cage Team Lkks Bay, 47-38 Squaw* Loit, 37-26, After Launching Rally Lat« in tht Gam* cagers Blythevill. High School divided winning honors In of game* with Bay High School teams In Bay last night, the Chicks defeating the Yellow Jackets 47 38 and the Smiaws losing to the Bay sextet 37 to 26 for the Chicks It was their 10th win (n 13 outings and their second victory of th« year over th, Yellow J.ckets. For the Squaws It was their Seventh loss In 12 starts and It gave them an even break with the Bav •Bxtet In their two came series this neason. A strong finish netted the Chicks their victory an they pulled from > one-point 31 to 30 third period lead to out-point the Yellow Jackets 16 to 8 In the last quarter. The game was close for the first three stanzas with the Chicks garnering a 9 to 7 first period lead and led 18 to 16 at the half lime Intermission. Bobby Mullen, (he chicks smooth- orkinK forward, led bolh teams In scoring with 16 points. Guard Dennie Gentry of the Chicks, center Tice and Forward Ollliam of the Yellow Jackets tied for runner-up honors with nine tallies fach. R. B. Hodge, Dudley Hardy and Billy Bob Elliott turned hi nice floor performances for the Tribe.. Squaw Rally Fall* After getting off to a late start. the Squaws found themselves In the final period but were unable to overcome the strorfj Bay lead. The Yellow Jacket sextet, sparked by forward, Cochran who tallied 23 of her team's points, took advantage of several Squaw mistakes In the first three periods to gain a decisive 28 to 14 lead at the end of the third quarter and then coasted from there.. The Squaws staged their strongest scoring attack of the game in the fourth quarter but wfre never able to come close to the sharp-shooting Bay outfit. Sue Widener paced EMheville in scoring with 16 mnrk- (••followed by Bobbie Whiscnhunt with nine. Box Scores: Glrli 1 Game Bay (37) Poa. <2B1 Blvthcville Cochran (23) F. UG> Widene. Gentry (7) P. - (9) Whisenhnnt Spurlock (5) C. Turner Q E Wilson G. Faugh G. Substitutions: Bay-Reeves (2) ) SkoronskT Bn <J, BlaJ'lock, hollors '" BlytbcvjJIc-Bailey, Hooper. Ross and Hale. Hoys 1 Game (1) Stires Overman Shelton Whit Fish Story • - nf^^^ffttf^^, A too -smair mouth proved disastrous for thi» largemouth <! hlack bass at a Hernando, Misi.. hike. A half-pound ci apple »tuck • in the large fishs Kills when h« tried to swallow the smaller on* whole. Thrashing about to free itself, the bass floooed out ot the water onto the" ice. Then v K. T. Piiddy, right, had • »even- and-one-half-poupd has« (or ( dinner, plus the smaller n«h. _gt/rrHEVILLl (AUK.)' COURIER College Cage Seminoles Win Competition £ rom Kc{ser b v Remains Keen Scoreof3 ^8 30-Day Racing Season Opens At Hot Springs February 23 U. of A. Trackman To Try for Berth On Olympic Team FAYETTEVILI,K. Ark., Feb. 14 UP)— Another member of the Uni- HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Feb. 14 — Oaklawn Park's "luck of the rlraw" on jockeys was tabbed as excellent today by horsemen and trainers who have to think of something more pleasant than the weather in preparing for the 30-day racing meeting that opens in the picturesque Arkansas spn, Feb. 23. Harold Keene and Paul Kelpcr, who tlfd (or riding honors in 1947, Will be on hand for opening day assignments. Harold Feather-- ston, wn 0 rode his first winner in Hot Springs, and who Is a sensation right now at Hialcah. has sent ward that he expects to be on hand to accept a mount for the first of "iS^sSS^IS. or! ^™~™"<*««* ">•« the meeting will be the riding of a "Brown up" Rod Hartwick, the kid sensation of Oaklawn's only meeting In 1945. Hartwick versity of Arkansas track team has announced his decision to try out for a place on the 0. S. Olympic team. Charles Guy Baker, the Rnssell- vllle senior who led the track tcnm • point xo ""e l! >sl year, revealed By Cnll«t Ouarliila and Hendiix meet to- ilxnt In the headline attraction In the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference, with three games lost. Icmlrtx stiii hM i cr t al , c(( , t , he title, and tonight'* tilt may »pell success or failure. I" two Raines last night (he powerful rhamplon Slate Teachers trimmed Ouaehlla C 3 lo 56, and Montlcello A. and M. won their first confernece victory at home " turning ba ck Arknnss.i College ""'.Mvllle 50 to «. held the Teachen to Oiinclilln ^ narrow " but margin nenhnu early In the the half, John /, . * ----- •••."! u if, me I mil, JtHUl Kineannoii and Sherrlll Halbrook sot busy and gave the teachers a 30 lo 20 halftime lead. Hnlb.wk, Kincaimon and J. w. 'Pullerloi! , 1 ohi«s 0 each C01 ' ing "°" 0r ' "'"" » H'' C A * B ' PS ""d Highlanders battled n fairly even tetms to the >>«", w;i.h A. and M. ahead 25 to guard to"''' "'" RllWls ' Asgl ° called In the rough game. Docusen Beats Burton; May Get Shot At Crown NEW YORK, Prix ]4. (UP)-rn- I:!.,"*™ "infusion among welter- cnnlenders prevailed lodny OSCFXH.A, Feb. U.-The owcola Illgh School boys and girls basketball teams swept both puds of a double-header win, Kelsor here Insl nlshl, lhe boys wltinln B 38 lo ^8 nnd the girls victors by a narrow 28 lo 25 margin lA>r the Seniliioles,' center Jere VS'lsemaii and forward Hobby Dean ncld copped scoring honors with 12 points each. SubslHnte forward Donald -wation was runner-up ivllli look some time off after maiden season to attend school, but is now pointing for near top jockey honors in 1948. Another well known jockey who likely will see action here is Tony Unfortunately however. their ™ "'"f* 0 rtl1 " thiH a represcnla- *c of the 20lh century club de- cared, "bolh Docusen and Burton eliminated themselve., „, possible chn tengeis for Ra y (Sugar) Robinson s Ullc. ^ v/ ,,, lt Kicl Gavilan—a speedy, crlsp- of Smackover told 'united ! ' Eii' 10 !"!,^ wcltcr fr °m Cuba—com- Press he would seek an Olympic lP , tc<1 " laUc " by stealing the tryout invitation In the hurdles ? s he wo " n " cnsv decision oxer ylnnle Rnswno fo Brooklyn In the 10-roundcr that preceded the event. His low an d high times ranked among the best last season hurdle.; nation's B'ville (41) Hardy (41 Mullen (16) Hodge (8) Elliott <3> ^Gentry (91 Pos. F. P. C. G. a. (381 Bay (8) Reeves (9) Gillian) (9) Tice (4) Beyersdorf (6) Cooper .Substitutions: BJytheville-Jerni- lW Wl t n), Berry, and Simon. «--B»jrJeririith, Hawls (2), Warren ,D»vu and Holt. who pushed Keene 194fi. skoronskl (j for pected to ride for the Denemark stable, concentratiing on getting Kentucky Derby eligible. Read Courier News Want Ad*. gram put forth by President Truman. Track Coach Hobart Hooser said that Raker already 'had started his conditioning work and will enter one track meet before the rest of the squad starts il.s outdoor work. Baker will compete in the annual Border Olympics March 12 at Laredo. Tex., but not In all ten of the decathalon events. The first regular track meet on the Arkansas schedule is in April. Baker plans to attempt the full decathalon in only one of the meets so far on the Arkansas schedule— "The meetings are a session of 1 "'* Ka " s as relays April 17 at Law- fhe state Central Committee and I, 6 ""; A" . , """f'*' holrevcr ' the annual Jackson-Jefferson Day! «?. V to work alternately in dinner. "t the ten events. National Democratic Committee"' maife°d bi o' ul0 U at r o1n r cosn i d Demoret Takes 4-Stroke mending GOV. Ben Laney on his outspoken opposition to the Tru- mnn program to all sectiona of the state, and the responses will be presented to the governor «l the central committee meeting. Meanwhile, Laney said he expects the dinner meeting lo be a sounding board for reaction to the South's threatened party revolt. He added that any action at the Democrats Schedule Two Meetings LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Feb 14 (U.p.) _ Two Democratic Party. two meetings inleia haw"»"i»nT m " n Wn ° 5pends " wccl:s « yar meetings scheduled for Little Rock tog o, h s attltu^e when he and ^^'i* »'%"»"-,«"ne«l Scoreboard SS,iLr y ., fU ™*.^ k ^' lo thc ">Sr other southern go,™ ao- 1^^..°"^ «°" .P™: *"«^ Lead in Harlingen Open HARLINGEN, Tex., F'eb. H. (UP) —Jimmy Demarefs 36-hole total of 139. an amazing 13 under par after the first two rounds looked like the winner's today at the tee,.,, ,„ off of the Fruit and Vegetable Op-1 f ,,"* as en's thirrt rnnnrt "-w .nadlams a Docusen-Hiirton adagio. . y o sentiment.; of Arkansas party members toward the civil rights pro- Even Char'ey Klmmel. f e little "- who spends 47 weeks a year ig the tournament Scoreboard four other southern governors ap^ IM""/ 1 "' 6 °' f Jf™"! PrCdlCtCrt proach national party leaders In' ^' f ™^1,*%%" H\°? " >Ki \~ Washington, n. C., Feb. 22. " p ..J.J ly .,*.'i h , UoJrt "»»8nim, the "I'M ALL SET FOR SPRING . . . ARE YOU?" IF NOT... THERE'S NO REASON, YOU GET EASY CREDIT HERE! noes your tractor need repairs before voi, can do anv appreciable work this sprirtR? If so , don't try to do it yourself if you know little atx»it (he "irmer-work- m v S 4*,L raC u° r< And dnn>t <nist «*P«wiv« ma- M i ne n »!° , the , hands ()f «n amateur. Instead, brin ? it to Delia Implements Inc. for real International approved repair hv skilled mechanics. Don't let money GfHUINE I-H PARTS "? ST. nearest rival, four stroke's to' trie rear. But Klmmel was having his own troubles and they were as Interesting as anything else In the tournament. Uk« everyone else who visits this little neck of fertile agriculture [and on the Mexican border. Ktmmcl soon found the people have their own Ideas about things. Even scoreboards. "Why, they made a .sblg si- 1 e- bonrd," Kimmcl said. "It was all right, not quite big enough, but okay. Kramer Wins Tucson Match to Widen Lead TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. H (UP) — Jack Kramer held a two-mstch enVe over Bobby Rlggs today after wln-[ nlnsr. H-12. 4-e. its-is. last nlgiitf In what was believed to be the 1 longest professional tennis match on six tallies. Forwards nelly Nell Robbliu and Mnry Ami Adnms paced' lhe Osceola girls' scoring attack with nine markers each while Ann Driver was runner-up with eight. In previous meetings the Yellow Jackets of Keiser defeated the Scmlnoles by a four-point niniftln n»d the I wo nlrls tennis battled In x .10-30 tin. The Osrfoln teams will Journey to Dell Tuesday night for Barnes with Hell Ulch School sqimds. Johnny Lindell Signs Contract With Yankees NEW YOniC. Feb. H (UP)—The New York Yankees are sure they'll have a Mar performer plnylnj; led field at the ilnrl of the .season, but Itxlny they couldn't decide whelhor It'll be Charley Keller or Johnny Llmlell. llolh are on the line ready to go. I.lndcll sUjncd his conlrntl yesler- lay. the last (if the club's six outfielders to do so. Keller has been Mcncd for several weeks nnd now Is In Flnrirtn working out. Ltudell' filled In nbly for Keller when Klng-Konc went down with an Injured buck towiird Die end ul last season. Johnny, who originally was brought to the Vanks from Newark ns a pitching slar, hit .500 In the World Series and got 111 a little heroism on the side by pluy- ing even after he cracked two ribs while sliding Into second bose. Mount Ida Girls Win State Title In Cage Tourney LITl'LE ROCK. Ark., Feb. 14. (U.P.)—Mount Icln won lhe hifh school girls state AAU title here last nlghl, defeating Hickory Ridge 32 to 31 In the Inat 30 seconds of piny. Mount Ida was Iralllng by one point when Irene Brakelicld'turn- ed the trick with a field goal The Hnrvill-llyrd sextet of Little Rock won the Independent title with a 25 to 20 victory over coy. Meetings Will Test Reactions Of State Demos LITTLE ROCK. Feb. 14. UP) — Gov. Ben i,aney said yesterday the annual Jackson-Jefferson Day dinner and the State Democratic Central Comntttoc Meeting Fcb 19 would serve as a sounding board _, , — IIA ror Arkansas Democrats' reaction Pine Bluff, Hope and I loathe South'., threatened party rc- The dinner and the committee PAGK SEVEN. Engineer Fiqhts For Use of State Products Locally UTTLE ROCK, Ark.. Feb. 14 _ Ir'? > ~ Onc nf llle main J nl >s of tiie btttt c Resources and Developmeni CoinmiJaion Is promoting the use of Arkansas products by Arkailsis People. ' And one of the leaders In the Fletcher Imlustvi:U E "R'»<!" Wrvyne It was Fletcher wrm first protested the use of California redwood ns seat.s nt the War Memorial stadium in Little Rock He suggested (hat "wolmanlzcd" pine from Arkansas would do the job just as well. A proposal to use being Is • — .- ,.. u t ^u.i tne Arkansas .wood still considered. Fletcher says that the treated me wil not "bleed" and lasts just ns long as redwood. It is in use In .stadiums "t. nin« T»i,irr Cnmdcn. Fletcher simply used the Kin- ctium as an example. He insists that many other Items are brought Into the slate when similar items produced here would do the job "'"' ns n-cll al)d probably at less cost. Ariist,Whose Wife Was Brutally Slain, Dies ATLANTA. On., Feb. U i[JP)_ Paul Rcfoiile. French artist husband of socialite Peggy Alston Re- ;oule who was murdered here near- Tarzan White To Wrestle Mike Chacoma HI* fling wrestling will come to Hlythcvtllo Momlny night whi-n 'far- mi White, former AU-Amerlciui football guiird at Die University of Alabtimn and now Unlit rmvywrlnlil champion of tlio world tnct.s Clmiloy Kecno In H non-title, boot «t the American Legion Arena, This siiorlul bout will be the feature nltvnctlon of (ho American I,e- Eton's weekly ivrc.sllljiir program mid will lie a DO-mtnutn (linn limit liost two out of thrr-o fulls nffnlr with no tllle ni. stake. This will be the light heavy fcliis's first npiieimi in IJIyllievlllc. Another fill-minute, llmo limit affair between Miko Chnrnmn nml Jim Coffleld luis been nrrniiKrcl ns 11 prclimtnnry lioul to ihc Wliltrj- KliiK tangle- to complete the evening's show. Blylhovltlo fans will remember Cluu-oma ns tin- isra litcr who broke his ICK In hh first bout, here more Ihnn n yrnr n«o, This will bo his Hist iippcmnticc slum lie had Ills ring accident. Although the light ,hcnvyweU;lit (Hie Is claimed Ijy several wrcsllors, While Is snld to he considered us the chump In most sports elides. A mo-pounder, White, is consldeml it very i-uuncd Indlvldiml nnd an. extremely I»IIK)I rliic opponent. Niimcs on (he preHintimiy curd point l<i a rltSKcd tingle with uolh Krapplcis considered highly cupii- 1)U- uialmen. Cnlflrld. who'lips the scale:, nt a scant 220 pounds. Is a veteran of the local ring and Is ex- jH-i'lcri to ijlvi! ClmrniDii evci-ylhng Unit he linn hiirKuiiK'il for. Army to Open Against University of Hawaii WEST POINT, N, Y., Feb. 1« (UP) —Tlia University of Hawaii today was scheduled to open Army's 1048 football season, according to an nn- notmecmont by Col. Lawrence (llllf) New Theater Manila's Finest Slums EVERY NICHl Box Ojiciu Week Days 7:00 p.m Mallnec Saturday * Slinil;ij 8»t.-8uti. 1 p.m. ConL 8howlnB Two Jockeys Injured 'At Hialeah Races MIAMI, Pin,. Feb. M (UP) — Jockcy.s Harold Fentheistou nnd Richard Kllnr, Inured In u spill nt Illnleah, were, reported m n "f«lr" condition today by hospUul authorities. Uolh tumbled from (heir mounts during the second race yesterday nnd were rushed by nmbulancc lo Jackson Memorlnl Jtospltnl, Kline was up on I'liliJIns and l-'eatherstcm on Peg. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TONIGHT "West of the Divide" wllli .Inlin Wnynr Carlonn nnd C'liapler 8 of "I'erlls of Kyokn" SATIIKDAV NITK « W I. SHOW "CAPTAIN CAUTION" with Victor Mntiin:, Alun l,;uld and llruce ('allot Al<i(t Cnrtnnn Sunday and Monday Tu(!S(liiy "«ni *-«iv UMJIlllJILLUt: session will be held on the same day In Little Rock. Laney said the two meetings v/erc not set for the purpose of discussing President Truman's proposed civil rights program, but Hint they would provide a method of testing polltlcnl sentiment such BS the gathering of Democrats In Jackson. Miss.. Thursday. "I'm sure there will he and I prefer R normal reaction from these meetings," u\ney said. H« ndried that the action by the Arkansas Democrats might In" l ,'S nc .f, " n l' onc ' s thinking." Laney " note of what r-.-.~ ....v, .ino nun in -i 1:11 jicrp near- Iy a year ag o. died In Emory Unl- uucncc anyone's thinking." La Hn nn i aW "' « stwda y- s »14, "B»t I 1 " take note of w Hospita attaches said Refoulc I Is said In these two meetings " underwent 8n operation fnr lung ' congestion several weeks ago and complications developed. About a week ago doctors reported he had contracted pneumonia and had taken a turn for the worse. Refoule's wife was the victim of a brutal murder here last Spring, and the case has not yel been solved Rcfonle himself WRJ the central record. Krsmer now leads --. the pro champion. 1* to is, In their cros.i-coim- try series. Ecuador's Pnncho Scgura defeated ninny Palls of Australia. 9-7, •* ' "• 1111.11,1 nun, .1-1, L.VII VjOUIJty DOLlCC C In a one^set preliminary match. had violated his civil With the Courts Chancrry Myrtle Owhiirn v.«r.' Cai'ltoti.Orn- burr, suit for divorce. ' Iva Duvlx vs. Harvey J. Davi.s wilt tor divorce. figure In the Investlpallon of the murder a s laic as Summer. He was Indicted by Fulton County grand Jury O n morals charges nnd countered with a suit aRainst FM1- lon County police, charging they BLYTHEV1LLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE AWVYHEREl Reserved Scats on Sale at the Legion Arena from (! p.m. Every Monday u . _ . , . L ADULTS 45c - CHILDREN I5c Monday, Feb. 16th BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA (Tax rneludeij) TAG MATCH—SPECIAL CARD! TWO 90 MINUTE TIME LIMIT MATCHES Tarzan White Mike Chacoma Light Heavyweight Champ versus Chos. Keene rcrtui Jim Coffidd SCREEN'S MOST DARING DRAMA! ,,.i.< YQUN& XVeckilajs hoi Office Opens 0:30 p.m. Show Sf.irlfi 6:15 p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:45 Show Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Box Office Opens 1:4S Show Starts 2:00 Saturday ' "Sun Vallay Cyclone" with Wild Hill KIHolt nml I.ltllc Heaver Serial: "Son of /,orro" Also Carloon SATURDAY OWI. SHOW at 11:00 p.m. "INVISIBLE KILLER" with Roland llrew and Grace Bradley Serial: 'Munjle filrl" Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday "CONFLICT" with Humphrey Bogarl, Mary \Vllllami Also News A Cartoon SATURDAY 'Buckaroos from Powder River" with Charles Slarrelt Also Shorts SVrilltllAV OWI, SHOW 'Gentleman After Dark" with Brian Dnnlcv.f Selected Slioris Suudiiy and IVIoiiiliiy "BRUTE FORCE" Kill! I Hurt Lancaster anil Hume Crimvu JOIIM, gradual* manager ot athletics. •, ' Tho game will be the first meeting between Die schools and will tw played at Mlchlc Btodium, Sept. 24 THEATRE LUXORA Pride of {he Community" l>laf'«6l. Opent nt 6:30 p.m.; BUrta 7:00 P. Tonight "THE MARAUDERS" wtl h William Boyil as ilopalon; anil Andy Clyde ficrlnl: ".Secret ,Uenl" No. 0 Also Shortu Srtdirriny MUlnite Show Ht^rls nt 10:30 "The Falcon's Adventure" \vltb Tom {'diuray nml Mallei) Meredith . Also Short* Munriay and Mnnrtiiv "Mother Wore Tightj" (IN Ti:ciiNi<:or,OR) with ftrlty Gralile, Dan Dnllcr and Alonn Freeman Wnrner News unit Shurts Soy Beans Cleaned llun'l pl:mt grns.s »ml " 1111 " "'"""" "" rll SM,| w |||i your «.ylteun«. Oilr new ,,.,., i , , K ««•'• »'-''"•'. hiivlnx your M ed IM..III.S ('Icam-d ,., lm< . l,j- ,„„( sf( , ,,,, r ,,,. lv mm | crll „!,.„„„.. Brln - jimr hraiu In ln> rlrnned nl jn,i r riiitvcnleurf. Doyle Henderson Soybean Co. Highway 61 South Old American Legion Airport I'lione asiiO CALL 4627 l^or Lower Cost Insurance • 'HOME • AUTO • BUSINESS »}\ Arkansas Mutual Agency /\ f W. I,. Tiiinlsc, M K r. *-J fsitiies Bldg., Blythcville, Ark. DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Boiler Work and Remodeling H Specialty E. Davis St. Phone 4641 ffcyou* Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 3479 Blylhcville Ark. 112 Wainut St. "My Joints Fcpl Rusty" Dnn't tnke a chancn with your health. Doctori call It Arthritis and say that It may be aggravated by Improper kldnoy elimination. Many physicians recommend this natural mlncrnl water that helps to cllmintuo the systemic wastes. Order a case TODAY— Call or write loilay for FHKK Imuklct. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP .Main anrt Dlrlslon Illythevillc, Ark. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Ocmtractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. - • Phone 3646 a>u{2525

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