The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 20, 1948 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 20, 1948
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TRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, Holland Girls Win Pemiscot County Tourney ••••••MfciilllMt^^kt^'^^ii^ict^^-v^^v,,,;^^^ •,-:'->s.*x-'-^--"--s-...>-,w^v ,-v y;.rt«ivu.v....v^i».,,, , t .... . •* Leachville Wins Over Chick Quint Squaws Are Victor* in Clash Wirh Girls; Meet Bulldogs Next BIylheviile High School Chicks »nd Squaws, after again dividing winning honor* |,, „ paj ,. of gnn]es last night, returned home to meet, the ParaRould Bulldogs tonight in (heir final home games ot the sen- son aside from ihe Mississippi County tourney play. The first. i Kame is scheduled to'start at 7:30. The Lcachville Lions, defending county Class A champions, dealt the Chieks their sixth defeat of ths season in a same played on the Leachville court lust night, when they took the Tribe's measure to the (line o( «J to 35 score. Hut the Squaw's emerged victorious in the half of the caee double-header by drubbing the Leachville sextet 21 'i-i,_ ir,,n . , ,,. . ., . , . . to M. 1|1R Holl;ui(! Hiifli Scliool I'jitfc sextet, with only one loss in the pasl two yours' The Chicks were forced to work Die Pcmiscot County K ir|s Ijaskellwll ,-liaiii|iioiishi|i Kultii'day nii'lit liv dowi'iiiiir Ilia '™x^^?£X:. s^eh 1 , 1 " n r;r r c ^^ ^« r ^M ^^ P . ,i cm ^ n & lho S1|lltu in the name. The Lions'jumped to <l '° " acl | ,' <m '? U '" 1'ltfhl—I'dnsy M;mk<y, Hetty .Jam- K(l.tin K ton, Mary Alice 1'nh-liiinl an early lead, crabbed an 11 to K AKHCs Alexander, Milxitle Jlanley, Dovis Cai'i'dl, NVillowiH'l l.iiulsrv -u'ld Co'li'll iiiargiii at the end ol'the first per-1 Ullr.v. Front row— K !lyc Proctor, .Marii' Gimioii, Barlmra Whittle Mni'tli-, f'U'i'oll'"ll'i/ iod ou surrendered their hod lem- I i,y y , n(1 j A W|U(1 "M l-.nioil. H,i/. porarily ahoul midway of the sec- -innm ond quarter. But in the closhv; minutes of the frame the Lions pulled ahead once asain where they remained Ihe rest of the game. A', halftime the score stood at 18 to 16 In favor of Leachvillc. It was another case of a thii\l quarter let-down that hurt th" Chi:ks. The Lions out-pointed them H to lc dliriiv; the third eallto <o gain a 32 to 26 margin at the opening of the final stanza. The Chicks staged R comeback in the fourth quarter bvit time ran out in favor of the Lions. Forward Dob Mullin jmced the Chicks in point-makintr with 10 tallies followed by center R. B. Hodge with seven. Anthony led the Lions with 18 points. Seore Tied at Half Working from a 10-10 halfiitnc tie, the Squaws found the range in the final two periods to zoom ahead ~ of the Leachville Lionesses and gain 9 thflr eighth victory of the season and their third in a row. ,The Squaws split their scoring evenly in the final periods scoring seven j -,, points in each while limiting the ! ° seaso " Lionesses Eo two field °oals in the third and fourth periods. Sue Widcncr paced the Squads Kith 13 tallies with Bobbie Whls- enhnnt and June Stires scoring four points each. Lyerly led the Lionesses' scoring with seven tallies. Tonight's games will tic the. first meeting between the Blytheville and Paragollld teams. Both the boys' and girls' teams of Paragould are rated highly in District 4 circles, the boys' team recently holding the high-touted Joncsboio Hur- BLYTIIKVIM.E (ARK.) COURrKH NKWF Paps Win Over Wilson Juniors Arkansas Cagers To Meet Texas Quintet Tonight Survey Shows 105 Major League Ployers Are Listed as Holdouts lly Carl I.unionist (United 1'ress Sports Writcrl NEW YORK. Feb. 'JO. lUl'l — Only one major league, player out of six still was dissatisfied with salary terms for 1918. il was revealed today In a United Press survey of holdouts which found an unofficial total of 10(i slill demanding higher wages, C3 in the American League and 42 in the National. Every team but the Piltsbun: (he general economy of a last place clnli since they led the list with an 1 players still nut on Ihe dotted line. Teachers College Tops AIC in Cage Scoring Illy Viillril I'rcssl Arkansas State Teachers ol Con- Wiiy. with a point per B; n m . I'Vaai 1 , led [he Arkansas inli-r- Blythoville Cagcrs Reach S«mi-Finals In Missco Tourney lllylhevllle The .luiiior rontfintcd through the Mis.' o.sccnla lust night |,y downing : •tubboni Wilson jinitor nv,. -j.| o 3d to advance to seml-liiuil play j Illy liiille.l |'riii<| Texas and Arkansas me KOlnp to halite II out lonlKht wllh secnnd- pluce honors In Ihe Soulhwesi Conference basketball ruee us Ihe st nkes. The two rjiilniets will elush nil »ii:li the hardwood nl rXveltcvlllc, nnd their 'the winner Is anyone's RUCSS. ^Ippi •• Also tnnlnhl. j|lee. mecls 'IVxus A. A- M. will piny southern Meih- nsi In Oullas Dmllifi !he early stages of (his „,. ....,,, .., • ; o.ason. the Arkansas-Texas series n > win the scrappy Wi]-|w,,s IhmiKht lo linv,. held the key <-( MUim Ihc favored I'aps ; I,, Hie conference title Hut the MSI scare ol Ihe yea,. ' bin, bad, lluylor Bean came Into . Ihi- nlp-and-tuck battle , [he picture mnalned lied the Rreater p,u I of i Arkansas '.net. dcleat on Iw th tin. [irst ( "lid ai in out jxiini collegiate coiijcrenc, _ day us well as in all-round play. ^ecirtary Johnnie Burned si,i,| -- . ,..""•' Teachers, who clinched Hie pennant winners still licinir willlnKl A ' c '' !mvu last week, have scored 8LM points in held their npp points lor the hc.'.l defensive record in the s(;,lr. lleudrix has nickeil up (i'JC pninls and hnlils .second scorlnn honors, while the Ulilc nock Trojans have scored G20 points. In the National League. On nation was exactly in reverse, vnth the .fn-si place Brooklaml DodKcrs '""""" the way. H of their 1017 i oinir willlnK '" vu -' l ' r » w » last week, have scored """ u.-ceoia uciealed Uy, to admit they had hcen pair! enoiifn 8L ''' P"'" l! i >" 1-1 names. The Teach- I 1 " ""' I '"» l name. Kcls- lor their services. ' '' ls held their opjioilents to 5Rli | "'Ola will tangle In a In the American the world chiun- - - — • .i, i pJon Vankcc.s were next to the Pirates In the National League had'Browns with nine players still nu at least one "Problem £hild" in signed while Ihc Philadelphia Atli- thc business of negotiations. The Idles and Washington Senators had Pirates announced early in the eight each. Ihc Detroit Tigers seven week that all Dleir players had been I the Cleveland Indians six the.'iio.s .signed in almost record time, but ton Red Sr,x three and the Chicil"O elsewhere there were plenty ol dif- White Sox sUting "no holilot't"" ric " llie! i, . 1 l>ut indicating (hat there were sev- The St. Louis Brownies, who ac- cral still not under contrail .. t ''. lrcd " »" ml »' of ;,ew payers in The National League total o transactions, apparently signed players by clubs roim haven t heen able lo fit them into Dodscrs at Ij only un- Ihe Negroes Begin Play In SE Missouri Tourney CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Feb. 20 —The Southeast Missouri Negro Basketball Touriiam<Mu vvill get underway here today, with scmi-fin- uls Saturday afternoon, and finals Saturday night. Girls teams entered are from Hayti. Poplar Bhiff. Cape Girardcan, New Madrid, Charleston, Hermondale. Cartithersville. Boys teams entered arc from Poplar j Bluff, Hcrniondafc, Cape Girardeau, ] Hayti and Caruthersville. The tournament will be played at the Armory, the first patne beginning tills afternoon at five o'clock. The semi-finals start at noon Saturday, and the finals and consolation games hegin at six o'clock Saturday evening. ricanes to a ' four-point victory margin on the Jonesboro court. Both Hie Chicks and Squaws will be underdogs in tonight's battles by virtue of comparative scores with common opponents. The Bulldogs defeated the Trnmnmt Wildcats 35 to 21 in a game ;earlicr this season and the chicks were defeated bv the Wildcats \Vcdncsdnv ni™ht. Following tonight's samcs'the two Blytheville teams will journev to Trinnann for return matches lo- morro.v night and close their regular season in Paragould Monday night. Box scores: Girls' Game Bly'vllle 1211 Pos. Learhville (Hi Widener 1131 .: K ,j« Parksey Whis'hunt ,41 p Robins Stires 14) .... p , 3) Adams E. Overman ... G Malono Shelton G.... . Richardson Ros s O Bailev Sub.stiltitions — Blytiievillc: [',. Overman and White. 1,-achvillc: Lyerly I7l. l^ailcy and Byrd. Hoys' Game Leachville (40) IK) Blvtheviilr; DodBcis at Ij only two ahead the Philadclpha Phillies at 12 Ncx: In line were the GianUs with six while the St. Louis Cardinals admitted to three as did the Cincinnati n«ls. Only two known holdouts were discovered in the Boston Brave and Chicago Cub ranks while Die Pirates had a clean slate. ,51 Hardy i. 17) Hod-;e tin, Mullen Nelson Aaron F Anthony US) '. C , unl -,, J. Welch ,51 .. G ,4) Elliott. I tion with Snoivnc.s ,5) .. O llil Gentry, ry said. Substitutions: . Leachville — K ] Welch i3i. Blylhcville (II. Dllclos i2i. Berry a Ruth Foundation | Plans to Honor Sultan of Cwat NEW YORK. Peb. 20. (UPl The Babe Ruth Foundation, commissioned by the famed baseball hern simply "to help the kills of America." today announced plans for th" sport to set nsjdc one day cac.' year to honor the Rame's greatest slu-ger. Ruth was honored in every bn:l park in the nation last Aprf] but Emory C. Perry, one of the directors oi the foundation, wants to make it an annual practice. The foundation also is studvin^ with sociological and sports organization, the manner i/i which it ran best help the youth of the nails available funds. Per- Greatest rlsplh of Ihe ocean is 35.4CO leet. P.'ici/.-c Haas And Champ With 67s Lead At New Orleans NEW ORLFANS. Feb. 20. UlPi— , Fractitc made close lo pcrlecL for two L<ntisi;uia-ljied goiters toditv as they led the Held into the second round oi the S10.0M New Orleans Open. Frell Hans. ,lr.. was practically iienncd on the Metallic Country Club coin.-e here because his father has hem Ihc home pro for years. Frank Champ ol L::kc Charles, La., who lias been on the Winter circuit only (ivc: weeks, also has had many a tour of the suburban course. The expel triiic on the IOIIR. tricky layout served ihe pair ol home boys in good str-.-ui yesterday as they bretzed to tout -mi;!rr fi'ls lo loi> the i:i8-man neid m the in-st round | Indiana Will Hire Two Men to Replace McMillin BLOOM1NGTON. Ind., pel,. 20. (UPl—Officials of Imlinn.i University said loilay they prco.ilily will hire two men lo re]lla:e Alviii "Ho" McMillin who resigned as athletic director and ht-aii football coach. McMillin yesterday asked |l lc University to release him from ills contract which slil! has st-vcn yeai:, lo run so he could u-.kc Ihc Job as eoai'h of the Delioit Linns pjol,-^- sional team. Assistant Athletic IJirrrlor Jiob Coot said that the University definitely will select 'wo m»'n to replace McMillin. One will act as | athletic director and the other as | football coach. f'nrlal I,, l',,rlal CLINTON. N. V. ;<irr> - CoW wcalhor and snovy arc no barrier to friendly visits between two families living in Ihe Hamilton College veterans housing nrojcci .Mrs.' Dot Granata. of Mt Vernon visits Mrs. Bill KciierhaLs, New York, by crawlmg thrnush a holi- cut in the wall. I'lixl. II lo 11 nt Iiallttme 20 lit the ollli'liil lime- In the final period. .. e forward Ted Vance led the IMps scoring with in points loll,me,I by Bonny slhes wilh lour tliiderwonti. Wilson's scrappy Rimnl led his team In |io!nl-innk.!ns will, 10 tallies. In the onlv ollu-r bnv.s KIIUICS played last nlglit victoria rouux'd In a in to K victory over the llycss Junlois In a slow-scoring lirsi'- rnlind Kame. Neither learn .si'iucd In Ihe first period with Victoria accouiitlnc lor one (icld K oiil In the .secivnd qua! lc, lo take „ ••-(] half- tune lead. The win i\dvaiii'e,| Victoria to the riiwrtc]-round when- they will meet Mlssr.n at 8:15 to- <iusn,-II <;(rl s Ailviince In the girls brackel. Oosnell n,l- vanccil lo the scinl-flnals by lienl- niB Vlcloila 2ii-n in lh,. first t-.ime ol Ihe evenlnc. Kelser walkfil over Wilson :i7 lg R In tne second Kame and Osceola defeated Uyess 21 to 17 and Os- sciui-llnal uame lomorrow. Ciiiicli IJllbe ll<iyi'c ( i( Osceoln Ilitih .School, who Is hi cliarce ot II- t'Wll-y. eilled n'tenllon In lo- niKhfs starling (line. Four games an on the slate with the Ihsl .vhcdulrd In get imderwav nt li:.'in in.slcad "f th,. usual il o'clock. Tomorrow moinlii|:',s Ke.s»lnn will hc- gfn at 10 o'clock nnd the championships will be played tnmorrow resslve nlBhl* at Hie hnnds Haylor. Texas uiso bll nip dust the Unylor coinl, nnd Ihen npscl by Illcr. Hoi 11 the Hleci's nnd tne Pov si 111 have n mudiemnllrnl rlmiici 1 of n lie for the (Ilie. 1ml a spill U, the lwo-i»nnie series lonlnht will even that .small chani'e. 'IVxn.s CIlrlMlnn will bid l,il ll.i conference victory »[ Ihe sen- .s,xi \*hra (I ).^ (<i Ihe lilc, 1 Owls Itlcc won Us clash aS.ilnsl TCHI at U.,,,,i li!l I,, M. Hut onl^ht'.s niniuln prolmhly will not he that \vlde because the WOKS me Imijihrr ,1! linnie. HMU and A, nnd M. will be lial- tor (Itlli |,lnce In !he ciiciill. ACtlles won Ihe flisl Collene .Station. Etau Jack to Fight Young in Garden Tonight NKW yOUK, Pel,, 30. I UP)— Ik'nu .rack, the GeoiRia "windmill," and Terry VnmiK. New York sluRner, will ll«ht nl Mnclhni) Btjunre O.-ir- den tonltlit for u .shot nl the |l K hl- welijlit crown. llerui, who once wore Nc\J York Stale's veislon of the ciuwn was lavnred at 1:1-5 to win Ihc 10- round boul. ' Williams umllsimted world ll'loii, ha.s aurrrd to delend his title against the winner in llio (iiirden on April f, or In late May, Couple After Second Win In Palm Beach Tourney I'AI.M JIKACM. Pju.. Peb. 2«. ,U1>) •-•A pair of surprise .sj}ec|aUsi.v. [resh Iroin one upset, .sought to score 111101 her lodav In I he imnis ol (he l:i'.h annual nilxeil fnuisoinn Mrs. 1'. K. Si'lilndei'ljei'K'n lournn- iiU'iil novice Iroin Ilnltlmor,.. mui W, A. I'RKUll »l I'nhu lleiicll bounced tile toinliiinient co-favnrili-s, .lean Hopkins of Ulevrlniul ami Ilculniild lloHnhnini, Jr., of Palm Heach. out of the seiiilllnals yesterday with a { nnd 2 win. PAGE rrvB . • Jo. Louis Hints He Moy Support Henry Wallace NEW YOUK. Feb. M. (UPJ- Henvywclitlit Champion. Joe Lcul» hinted yesterday a« he Mi for England (hat he might support Henry A. Wallace's presidential candidacy nnd indicated he might go Into politic* himself when hl» flKhthiK days are over. I-otil.s left on Hie G'unurd Whit* Star liner CJneen Mnry for a 26-d»y boxhiR exhibition trip to England, Imcncan Nnmhal wliale.s develop one tooth, ichirli is ii:,n| ns litilli'i'i!:)! ram lo break holes lee. This Is It! Naturally Golden N (tin rally Smoother Naturally Dry-cst LUX THEATRE I'l-ide of llu- LUXORA CoininiinUv' O|irn« at fi:.10 p.m.; Starts 7:00 p.m three boys' and one girls' paines "" fii fiimrter-flnnl piny. The schedule Is as follows: Osccolr, bovs v .s- Gosiicll at. n.3C; Llixora K !rls vs Missco at 1:15; Manila boys vs. Hhawnee at S:(lll; and Victoria' hoys v.s. Mi.s.sco /it 8:45. Florida Man's Pointer Wins U.S. Field Trials IIKHNANOO. M1.S.S.. l-vl>. 20. lUl'l Tij) Top Mob. 11 \vhllc anil black pointed who ended up In n lespe- <'<•/« iialch four days n s o with birds ahniist unili-r his host- won the open all-auc stake ,,1 Ilir United Stales field trials today. The animal Is owned by ,K .1. Liuiry or Oaylnim fleach. rln, !lis work In the Held netted Jl.ritll). Mr. Air Sum. another white ami black pointer owned by Dr. L. o. Clumpier of Danville. Va , placed second. Pointers .Sunshine Nellie owned by .lames Cln y Ward of Paris. Ky.. and Medicson, owned by l)r A. S. nanmcnnlner ol Charlotte, N. C. divided third prize money. Friday A: Siitunltiy "Marshal of Gunsmoke" Tev Itlttcr Serial: "Se will, n, I Kussrll rrt Aiti-nt" s,l Sliorln Siilnrdav' Midnilc Slinw Sturln nt 10:111 )i. m. "Each Dawn I Die" with .lunies C;\cney and flenrKf Kaf Also Slinrls IM-YTMtVILLt'S ONLY A1.I. WMITt THEATRE R::itl p.m. Sluni' SlarU li:4.1 p.m. K;ilur,l:iy Bin Dftlei- <)|,pn< |'!:tr, ,,.,„ Show Slnrls 1:11(1 |i,iu. Sunda.v Bi>» Oflli'c (>]irm «:•»» Show Slarti 2:(IO • AYMOrM MASSIY JACK flTI* CARSON * LOMKI CAPUA Stimijiy snrl Monday "Till (he Clouds Roll By" Wa (In Trrhnlrolnr) All Star Cust rncr News anil Slmrts can't tf/ Read Courier Ncv.'s Want Ads I BIRD DOG STRAYED OR STOLEN ?l().()0 Itewctrd for .infoi niidinn Iciulinx to this (|»K'S recovery. 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