The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 21, 1948 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 21, 1948
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'PAGE TOT BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER MBWf BATURDAY, FEBRUARY 81, 1948*1 Chick Basketeers Beat Paragould Blytheville Trounce* Bulldogs 36 to 15; Squaw* Lot* Game The Blytheville Kish School Chicks and Squaws rolled down the curtain on their regular home cngc Eeason al the Hnley Field gym last night by splitting a double-header event with the visiting Paragould Bulldogs. The Chicks were victors In their half of the twin-bill ending R linos game losing streak by taking Che Bulldogs 36 to 15 white the Squaws were losing to the Parasonld sextet *1 to 32 In the preliminary game. The two Blytheville teams hit the road tonight and Monday for the final four games of the season. They go to Truinnnu for a pair of games tonight and to Pnrngould Monday night for two contests. Next week the Chicks and Squaws will conccn- " trat« on th€ county tournaments •which open here Thursday nlghl »nd In OsceolB Tuesday iilshl. The'Chicks looked more like their old selves in hanging up their IHh victory of the season but they were still Jar from the form that won them six consecutive victories lust, month. The gnmo was played slowly, as the scores indicate, with the Chicta gaining command in the fourth quarter. During that period they piled up 16 points while holding the Bulldogs scoreless. Jumping to an early lead the Chicks blazed away at the baskets to gain a 6-0 lead before the Bulldogs could get started. The lirsl half moved slowly with the Chicks gaining an H to R Send iU the en:l of the first period and a 16 to 11 halftime margin. Both teams continued (heir defensive sparring in the third quar- x i _ ••• n ter with each scoring only four JVlG'Gf I O DC points. In the fourth period the Chicks began to move hilling from all angles. Coach Woody Johnson of the Bulldogs, in a defensive move. sent his second squad into the fray mid-way in the final period but they too failed to check the Chick?. Center Rush Razorbacks Win in Game With Texans The (By United Press) Arkansas Razoi backs will be fighting to keep their slim Southwest Conference title hopes alive tonight after battering the University of Texas Longhorns 54 to 40 In the first of a two-game series at Fayclleville last night. If they whip Texas again tonight and then win their two remaining Southwest Conference games, they might lie Baylor for the title Tlie possibility of a tie Is slight, however, .since Baylor must win Keene and Riley Paired for Mat Event Monday Charley Keen* und Tex Riley, (ormer junior light heavyweight king, will take on Bill Canny and Bob DeMarce In Hie tag match feature of Ihe American Legion's weekly wrestling show at the Legion Arena Monday night. Keejic, who returned to the ring! with the two mvuieu icums, me: here Insl week after nearly a year's! Blythevllle Papooses and Osceola I Finals Today In Juniors' Cage Tourney OSCEOLA, Feb. 21.—Play In the Mississippi County Junior High School basketball tournament be- , a UUUUMC victory over ijuxora icacns Ing held here this week, will move 'in Luxora last night with the boys Into the semi-final rounds today | winning 54 to 50 and the girls vie- Osceola Teams Win Twin Bill With Luxora OSCEOLA, Feb. 21. — Osceola High School's cage teams annexed a double victory over Luxora teams only one of two more games cinch the crown. to Michigan's William Itobei Is looks more like a center on a football tc;im than a basketball pivot man as he is surrounded by Illinois players Bill Krickson, 33; Jack Burmaslcr. 11, and Joe Itodiquev., on the floor. HoVicrls successfully passed the ball to a teammate. The Wolverines triumphed over the Illini in Champaign, 111., CC-57. Haas Leads at Hew Orleans Despite Controversy Regarding His Clubs Two other games are on tap tonight. Southern Methodist will op- ptise Rice Institute In Dallas, and Texas Christian will take on Texas A. & M. (it Mort Worth. Texas Christian is still looking for its first conference victory In last night's rout of the Longhorns, big George Kok, Arkansas center, annexed top Individual honors. He swished in no less than 2(i [joints/ The learns were tied 23-all at the half. SMU's Mustangs last night walloped A. & M. U2 to 26. The victory was the most decisive of the .Southwest Conference season rind it gave tlie Ponies sweet revenge for a defeat handed them earlier by the Farmers. Ill the other TCU came closer absence, will ba making his lirst appearance as a partner of Rllcy and Canny and DcMarce will be making their second appearance as B team. Canny and OeMarce paired up against the Welch brothers, Lester and Roy, three weeks ago In their first appearance as a mat duo. This match has prospects of being both rough and scientific. In the two one-fall preliminary matches which will precede the Junior Semtooles clashing at 10 a.m. The Paps and Junior Semlnoles advanced to semi-round play by winning their quarter-final games Thursday and Friday nights. Tlie Paps downed Wilson 24 lo 20 Thursday night and Osceola defeated Gosnell 57 to 22 last night. In other semi-final games this morning the Kelser girls, victors over Wilson Thursday night met SE Missouri Cage Bob Mullen paced both teams in •coring with 10 tallies followed J>' R. B. Hodge and Billy Bob Elliott of Blythcville and Leon Turpiu of Paragould with seven each. At Caruthersville CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Pel). 21 -The annual sub-regional hoys high school basketball tournament for Pcmiscot County learns, and the PortaBCViHe. loam of New Madrid Connly, will be held here next week, starting Wednesday evening at 0:30 p.m.. with semi-flnnls Frl- The civls game was exactly the . <ln - v ni »hl. »nd duals Saturday night. The Tmnnnment will go held at the Armory. Nine Pcmlscol County teams are «nT V tiiW'fV't'vTO V 'nuarrers"bc[m-li [entered. Including Bragg City, Brag- the Bulldog sextet moved ahead lo Radocio. Carulhersvillc, Cooler,Deer- «tay. Th Squaws led ,-it the end of [ ln s, Hayti. Holland, Steele and the first quarter by a 13 to 12 score i wnrdcll, and Portagcvlllc of New opposite of the boys with both teams moving fast from the opeinnj; whistle. The two teams battled nip ind trailed nt hallttme by 23 to 18 margin. Jean Wilcoxson. Paragould forward, led both teams in scoring with 30 points followed by Sue Widencr of Blythcville with H. Bobbie Whisenhunt was runner-up lor Blythc- ville with 13 tallies nnrt Billic Ishnm for Paragould with 12. Box scores'. Girls' Game P'gould (41) Pos. Blytheville (32) Isham (12) F Whellis (7) P WUcoxson (20) P Carter a DeVoll O Willie G Substitutions: Madrid County. Cooler. Carulliersvlllo. Stcele, main event Keene will tangle with! ° 5CCola ' wllmer s over Dycss dur- Canny and DcMarce will swap holds - ng the sa .™ e ses . sl °"- _ at 10:45; the with Rllcy. Negro Fighter Killed During Chicago Bout Luxora girls, who blasted Mlssco 12 to 8 last nlghl, tangled with Gosnell at 11:30 and the Shawnee boys, who defeated Manila 18 to 17 last night, were matched with Victoria, n to 3 victors over Mlssco, at 12:15 pm. Winners of this mornings' games will meet In the finals tonight to decide the county championships. tors by an 18 to n margin. Moving from a 16-16 haltlime score, the Semlnoles forged ahead late In the third quarter. Jere Wiseman led the Semlnoles In point making with 20 followed by Bobby Dean Held with 13. Mary Ann Adams paced the Osceola girls with 15 points. Political Announcements The Courier News has b authorized to announce tile follotl ing candidates, subject to t?l general city election, April «! FOR AM>F:RMAN (Second Ward) J. L. (Jodie) Nabers Losers in today's semi-final scraps will meet tonight In consolation ,„„„.,.„. „ . matches to decide third place win- CHICAGO, Feb. 21. (UP)-5am ners. Baroutll 20-year-old light heavy- j Awarding of trophies and an- wclglil fighter from New York City, nouncing of all-tourney teams wilt game hist nlalil.! <"ecl early today without regaining be made following tonight's games, to victory than it! consciousness a 'ler he was knocked By Bill LaWer (United Press Sports Writer) NEW ORLEANS, La.. Feb. 21. (UP)—The dispute-ridden New Or- .eans Open golf tournament moved j into the third round today with | Pied Unas Jr.. of New Orleans lead- I Ing with 134 while a number of golfers openly feuded with p. O. A. ounininent director George Schncl- ter. Hans, banglut; out his second' rom'-nudev-par G7 In as many days, moved blithely ahead In scoring, but behind him a controversy flared as to whether or not his clubs were legal. nobby Locke. South African star, led Ihc protests ngninsl Hans' clubs, shouting angrily at Schneiler In a storniy dressing room scene yesterday. "I looked at them and 1 say they're illegal." Locke, runner-up lo Jimmy Dc- maret of OJai, Cal. for top-money- wlnnlng honors among the pros last had In eight previous conference starts. Thc 'score was knotted at hiilftlme anil It read 44 lo 11 at the eiul of the regular playing pcr- tluouKh in overtime lod. Rice came to take Its 55 to 52 victory. State Teachers Suffer Upset by Magnolia Cager fj)y United I'ress) season, claimed that Glenn DeeriiiK and Haytl arc In the upper bracket, while Holland, I'arlngevlllc Braggadocio. UI-KKI; City and Wardell are in the lower bracket. Three puncs will be played Wednesday, three Thursday, and two each Friday nnd Saturday. The two finalists will qualify lor the Regional Tournament to be held in Dunklin County. The opening grimes Wednesday . (14) WkleniT <13) Whis'liimt | arc: G> SI ires | ":•"> li.m. — Cimilhersvillp vs. ., E. Overman', ''>>:> p.m.—PovlnRcviUo vs. Bmg- Shellon jKacloclo. Ross """' Paragould—Branton, Moore (2), Gulll, Mnlone. and Sleek-. 0:00 p.m.— Hnytl vs. Dcering. Thursday night, Hnu;g city meet meets winner of ihe Ciiruthcr.s- ville-Stcele game in the second Runic, and Holland meets winner 61 the- Portngeville-HingBadocio game. Mitchell. Blytheville — Bailey (2). : Warden in the first game. Cooler White. Hale, L. Overman, Hawkins, and Hooper. Boys' Game Bly'ville <3G) Pos. parngouM 115) Mullen (10) ... P (21 Tripod Hardy |2> F Brashcai'S Hodge (7) .-... C (1) Cooper i Gentry (3) o (5) Billiard j Elliott (7) Q (7) Turpiii • Substitutions: Blythevitle-4lerni- the Courts Magnolia A. M. has accom- out last night, in a bout with Ez- :ard Charles, Cincinnnti. the leading cont»nrier for the light heavyweight champioaship. Both Baroudi and Charles are Negroes. Dr. J. r. Drammls, who was In attendance when Baroudi died In I L1 TTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 21. Columbn.s Memorial Hospital, said ,uP)-State revenue department officials were in Hot Springs today to issue 1300 licenses to jockeys, Licenses Issued To Employees Of Oaklawn Track brain hem- thr fighter died of orrliage. Charles was not taken into cus- Circuit Dlllnrd Barber vs. Blllie Middle- gan (4). Duclos (2), Berry. Ashby I ton. suit for 5^50 damages rc- (1), Simon, Wyatt, and Frankum. ! stilling from an auto collision. Tcnl of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jackson Bradley of St. Charles, III., ns well ns many others, thought Hnns was using- illcBnl clubs—too deeply ul. Schneller said that he, too. had examined Hans' weapons and found them legal, nnd he asked Locke If he wanted to have Haas disqualified. "You've the one lo decide Hint," retorted Locke, "but In my book, Hans is disqualified because his clubs nre illegal. It's not his fault! it's your fault." Locke added, however, that he would not make an official protest. Most of Ihe other pros who complained about' Hnns' clubs refused lo ciiticl-jo the young New Orleans nee personally and joined with Locke in blaming Schneiter. They I foil that Hans, who is very popular] with his fellows, did nol deserve I to be Ihe "goal" of thc tournament. | Hans, meanwhile, continued to blaze his way over the Mctairic course ho h«s pluved for so mimy ' pllshed what no other basketball team in the slate has accomplished. They defeated (lie Intercollegiate conference champion State Teach- ., crs 58 to m nt Magnolia Insl night. a month ago. The wore rocked back and forlli for most of the- game, taut thc Mulc- rldera held a 30-to-2G Advantage at the half. Roger Lane, lowering Mngnolla center, topped Ihc scoring with 24 points via 10 field goals and four free ihrows. Ouachlta had easy going to chalk up .a GO-to-45 vlclory over Hen- drlx. The scoring honors were cut three ways among Travis Smallins and Leonard Clements of Clinch"! ami Troy nledsoc of Kendrix, J' 1 of whom mndc 18 points. The Lillle Rock Junior CoHose Trojnns scored Iheir seventh conference victory with a -31-to-2D <ie- dislon over Montlceilo A. .V M. The Trojans were out In front 15 to 10 al the half of thc rough game. Shelby Helmbcck and Deno Globs of ihe Jnycces topped the .scovim; will! in poinls each of thc Ozarks movrd Into » tody but rushed to the hospital in tile company of detectives who Informed him at his hotel that Ba- roudl had died. Charles said he would "gladly appear" at an Inquest, the time of which had not been set as yet. grooms and other employes al Oaklawn race track. Slate racing commissioner Olho A. Cook said license applications must be approved by track stewards and the licenses must be issued before any-jockey can participate in a Havoudi, a veteran tighter dcs-' pile his youth, qualified for the > bout against Charles by knocking oul Bob Satlcrfleld in a fight here Officers Are Elected By City Bowling League THEATRE LUXORA Pride of Ihe Community" Dial 42G1 Opens at 6:30 p.m.; start* 7:00 p.m Tonight 'Marshal of Gunsmoke" with Tex Kilter and Russell lluyden Serial: "Secret Agent" No! 9 Also Shorts liLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY; ALL WHITE THEATRE Weekdays HOI Office opens' 6:30 p.m. Show Starts 6:45 p.m. Saturday Box Olllce Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. •Sunday Bo* Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 TONIGHT "Home in Oklahoma" with Koy Hugers :tntl Cabby Serial "KEiig of the Forest Rangcn| Also Cartoon Saturday Midnife Show Starts at 10:30 p. m. "Each Dawn I Die" with James Carney and George Raft Also Short* race. Cook said he would have six auditors in the re.sort city during the 30-day met to keep a day-by-day check on betting, sales lax and other fees collected by the state. The Arkansas Racing Commission will meet on the first day of i the races at 10 a.m. to consider Ihe applications for tlie two dog-racing The Mead's Clothing Store Sal- trac , ks ln Arkansas, iba Cafe and Van Patten AAA The applications were filed from bowling t cam 5 continued their win- - West Memphis and Hot Springs and ning ways in the Blytheville Bowl- j were considered by the commission -Sunday and Monday "Till the Clouds Roll By" (In Technicolor) All Star Cast Warner News and Shorts Ing League by winning league games played at the ChtUvoort Bowling Alley Thursday night. Mends Clothing Store defeated the iKhU of Columbus team two oui at Us last meeting. They \vcre referred to a committee for recommendations. Cook also said he had been served with a summons on a suit by or three with downing Southwest- I Ja n> e s (Uncle Mac) Mackrell of cm Boll Telephone sqtiad and Van ' Lulle Rock seeking to have the Fallen AAA blasting the Razorback i 5tate s racing law declared uncori- Itin team three-straight. I stitutional. An answer to the com- R. Gray, a member of the Saliba ! P lRillt v -' 111 be tUe< >. Cook snid. with'» the ^ da J' s permitted by law. Cafe team, broke the previous individual scoring record of 220 pins by turning in a 225 for a. single line during Thursday night's com- Bntesvllle nnd defeated two-game stand. Lester Lcdbctter Ozark guard, was high scorer witii' 14 points. Tonight's lineup finds Cnllrjie of the Ozarks plavine Arkansas College again in Batesvillr. Ouacliitn at Russellville Tech, Moutkello A. & M. playing Morcan Insurance of little Rock, and Hcnnrix al Hen- ! petition. Even With 12 Straight Wins Coach it Pessimistic d x defeated D. NEW Store v j n j. (Doegi e ) b - "• (UP) - AI Julian of Holy New Theater Manila's finest Shows EVKKV NIGHT Boi Opens Week Days 7:00 Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont- Showing Tonight "MYSTERY RANGE" with Tim Tyler Setcctert Short Subjects SATURDAY OWL SHOW al 11:00 P. M. "MERCY PLANE" with James Dumi itnd Frances Girioil Serial: "Jungle Girl" Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday te Also News and Cartoon RITZ! THEATRE Manila, Ark. _ T ° Hamillon of Reynolds. Ky.. and Nnriimn Von Nlrtn of Austral'in. each INTERNRTIOHfll-flPPROVED Essential accessories are important on every truck. \Ve have a complete line that is International-Approved—tachometers, fire extinguishers, spotlights, fog lights, scat cushions, and dozens of others. International-Approval means that each accessory has not only been checked but double-checked by International engineers -that quality and performance are doubly certified. So guard against disappointment by getting your truck accessories here, just as you guard against disappointment when we service your trucks, GENUINE I-H PARTS 3/2 SOUTHS"?ST. PHONE863 Armed and Assault To Run at Hialeah Meeting Today three out of three, Fcinbergs Drcjs cross, one of the most pessimistic Shop downed Dr. Pepper two out c(M ches in college basketball ranks of three and the Jaycce.s bent the was rii u jj,,g nttlc to cry about to- Godwin Sporting Goods Company day as liis N. C. A. A. defending two-straight. champions ran their latest victory The Rev. Francis B. McDcvitl was string through u straight games, elected president O f the league and Julian reportedly called the turn D. V. Fowlston secretary-treasurer when Columbia 'fractured a 26- at an election of officers held car- game Crusader victory skein early her this week. in the season. He claimed then that his boys from the Worcester, Mass., college were not playing to- gither nnd would be lucky lo win 10 games all season. Kirk and Berghaus Win Palm Beach Tourney SATURDAY OWL SHOW "THE SPOILERS" with Marlene Dietrich & John Wayr> Selected Shorts Tonight "PAINTED DESERT" with George O'Brien Cartoon and 9lh Chapter "I'crils of Nyoka" it Sunday and Monday "SLAVE GIRL" with ' Yvonne De Carlo and George Brcnl Also Shorts Saturday Owl Show SHOOT TO KILL''£I| with llusscll Wade anil Susan Waller{| Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday MIAMI. Fin., tvb. 21. (OPi — \rmort atld Assault, the lurf's adopt their version of the N. C. riehtcst .stars, wore inimcd PALM BEACH. Fin.. Feb. 21.— (UPi— Pegey Kirk of Findlay. O.. . and Ted Berghaus of Palm Beach (UP>— Directors of the Southeastern today reigned as champions of the Conference met here today to elect 13th annual mixed foursome golf new high commissioner and to BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. Feh. tournament. Taking the lead on .„„! i f..'s "sanity code" regarding srhol- hole, the winning duo easily brusll- eady for ihelr second'tii'ectiVie'to 1 arships lor athletes. ' ed past Mv.v T. E. schluderberg oi lay in the lllh running of the Dcnn A - B - Mo °rc of Alabama, Baltimore and w. A. Pagan ol 550,000 added Widencr Handican ' chairman of a nominating commit-' Palm Beach. 4 nnd 3. in thc final it Hialenh. , tee, said definitely thai a surces-' rmmA yesterday at the Everglades A crowd of 25.000 racing devo- • sor to former Commissioner MiV:c ! Club. ees was cxpeclcd to Jam into the ' Connor of Jackson. Miss., would Mi " Ktvk antl Berghaus starlcrt Soulh's most fnmcd race course lo be chosen. Bernie Moore of L. S. the back nine one hole ahead, then vnlch th c two thoroughbreds strut U-. it was believed, was Ihe choice nabbed the 10th. 13th anj> 14th heir stuff against a 10-horse field of distance runners. Some fans. of the committee. i holes, and closed ovit the match , Others being considered were Alex b V halving the 15th. naturally, were pulling for B n out- j Cunningham, dean of students at! ' sider but most believed that Armed '• the Savannah branch ol thc Uui- _ • f j. ij nml Assault w'ould turn the rich ' vcrsity of Georgia: George Ciard- Georgia LOOCn fnoveS stake into a two-horse nice. i ner. n football olTicial of Atlanta, I It was a genuine tow-up as to j and S. L. Robinson, athletic dil'cc- LAWRENCE. Kan., Feb. 21 (UPI which would be the favorite. tor ol Mississippi College. ' —J. V. Sikes. end coach of thc Sentiment at preliminary meet- University of Georgia, today was Enough protein now is lost In hip s hern Thursday nnd Friday was named new head football coach al handling liny to feed l.bOfl.OOO j nfiiUnsl any plan to isnor j the. the University of Kansas. E. C. ' dairy cows for six months, accord- ' NCAA code set up in the January CJuigley. athletic director. nn- ing to dairy nutrition experts, meeting in New York- I nounced. BIRD DOG STRAYED OR STOLEN $10.00 Reward for information leading to this dog's recovery. Thin, lighV licked, year and half old. If you know whereabouts of this dog, see or call - - JESSE M. WHITE 111 So. Bnmdwiiv 1'hone ;ii:i BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICK ANWYHEllK! Reserved Seajs on Sale at (he Legion Arena from fi p.m. Kvcry Monday ADULTS toe — CHIUJRBN loc Monday, Feb. 23rd »OX SKATS ISc EXTRA (Tax Included) TAG MATCH— CHAS. KEENE and TEX RILEY versus BILL CANNY and BOB DcMARCE ALSO TWO 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Chas. !(eene versus Bill Canny Tex Riley versus Bob DeMarce PARKING GARAGE WE DOCTOR AILING AUTOS! Located In th« Business End of Blytheville! We took our doctor's decree In mechanics. Thai's why \ve can spot trouble fast and fix it just as quickly! 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