The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 25, 1948
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PA tie EIGHT BLYTHKVIU.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1048 Scores Run High In Cage Tourney Keitcr Girls Win From Burdefte by Margin of 42 to 3, OSCEOLA, Feb. 25.—The Keller «nd Leachville givls anrf Osa-oln und Shawnee boys fldvnnccd to'the quarter- finals of the Mississippi County girls and Class "H" l»ys hitrh school cage tournninents here last night by winning their first round games in the first night of play. In first round play last tiifiht. the Kciser girls blasted Btirdette 4'J to 3 in thc first name \vi',l\ the O5- ceola boys downing Gosncll 58 tn 43 in the second contest; the tx-ach- ville girls defeated Mlssco 18 to 13 in the third, and Stinwnoe's rain- paging Indians howled over I ho Arwoicl boys 76 to 7 in the nltihi- cnp. Five Jirst-round R«jni\s are on tap for tonight's -se&sioii with both tourney-favored teams, the Wilson girts and Dyess boys, shued for- Action. Wilson, undefeated in uvular season play, will tumble \u',li Uio ' Armorel sextei in thc I'nrtntn uils- By a Nose Luxora bo\'s nt 6:30. O:he are Ui Bui'deU anti Shawnee girls vs. Gosnell 9:30- Srnres K»u Hish High-scoring un.s featured hi last night's opening play with the 18 to 13 niartiin in the L»':ich\ U!e and Misseo er at 5:30 with the oncc-di-fealt-d ! k I/"* A A Dyess Eagles scl.rduled lo in, K the f \ \_./A/4 boys nt 0:30. r games on tonighc.s uRendii : f> _ , ,. „ I f\\/f\l/~1 »ll Rirls vs. Dyc« »l 7::10. LfOV/H i-UVGiU """"- ™ L ™ " "Tor 13th Win Willie Pep Stops Sierra In Tenth Referee Stops Title Bout After Challenger Floored Four Times The Ri hi Move NKW <UP»--A!-f defend ilu-ir Tn the fii'sV "v^nie thc Koiscr .-•cx- lot took ad\'antflRR ol a Selected yesterday as thc tourua- t ment'.s New Knf-lnnd rei>resentalive iciiced BurclcUe squad to pile up for tli*» second straight year, the one of the largest mar pi UK of their I WnrceMer, Muss., collegians showed 1948 season. The Yellow Jacket six their election by thumping .strong worked an early lead to a 23 to t Loyola University of Chicago 02 2 halftltne margin and coasted^ to . lfi llt th c Boston Arena. ' from there to n 42 to 3 victory, j Crafton and Elite, paced Kel-ser jn | as U scoring with U markers each^while Jen Fahley accounled lor all throe of Burdctie's points. Tlie O.scpola Sennnoles, piicrd by six-foot four-inch center Jove Wiseman wlio floret] ?0 pnJnts. Holy Cm:-s led all the way siccomHod for Us 17th victory aqnin.^-t ihiee Hisses- Loyola used Us superior height to move within four poiius of Ihr Crusaders midway j through the second half, but for- ; \vnr<l Hob snfZerins? from a went wild in the last half of tlie mild cold jiunpeii off Ihn Huly Cioss second game to eliminate tin- Gos-.'bench and in.sule of six minutes Pirntes frnm tnrthcr tourney ' put the cliampions back into tlie also the champions van with 12 last points, A rapacity crowd nf "7.0 v>-:U<;)KMl Pennsylvania down hapless Harvard. G! to M. In the .second i;;mu' nf n [ioublelioatlei 1 . Noire? Dame, winner of 38 sir-night home games until St. Louis University Brunts an up.set t'.vo weeks HITO. losi another thriller on the .South Rpii'J hnrd-AOfid last niplit to Michigan .Stair. 54 to f>f). Kansns Plate, K'aUevs in tt\e big seven con ft: fence, nicketi up it.s seventh league victory by tumbling j Iowa .State ri-l to 48, at Samw, I:K ' Aciolph Hupp's classy Kentucky Wildcat is, he*!!'on bv Temple in <i ncll Pirates from further competition .to the tune ol a 58 lo 43 5core. The Somlnnles held a 30-20 | half time margin and manairerl to stay ahead of the Pirates durlnc the* final t\vo quarters to hnnv: up their first tourney victory. Wnrri and Calrtwell paced the Pirates in scoring with M points each. Semi-Finals, Finals Saturday In last niRht's final (>ame I ho score-happy Sliawnee Indians outdid themselves to down the h,;p- less Armorel five 76 to 7 in what is believed to be the lari>e^t victory margin on record by n Claw "R" team. Handicapped by the luck of cxpnr- : fence, the Armorel live fought b;*rk but the odds wvr uvi great, This contest «'os Armorers j fifth gamp of the 1JH7-1B season. [ Details on last night's third game • between the Leachville and Missc-o girls was not available this morning. ; Pla\- in the girls* and Class "H" | boys' tourneys will continue for the , reminder of the \veek with the semi-finals scheduled for Saturday morning and afternoon with thc j tourney finals stated for Saturday ; night. All sessions will be played Sunday d>r six at night with exceptions of thc two u ,^ s ]^p,i rnetl , 0 several driv- rs, convirted of major traffic violations in traffic court heve. i Jiu!i:e Hoy DeCirief <irdered a motorist ronvictccl of reckless and hit-run driving either to write a 3tlO-u-ord stopping ,. i .,1 <.- • ,1 , , M """' ht Pep demon- 'Ozark |To Be Run Today I At QaMawn Track Ihc; rain-fin 1 Howl last nH filraU'ti explosively that he combines deadly punching with his superb boxing .sktJI. as he scored technical knockout In the tenth round river .skinny Hiunberto Sierra of Cuba. Milking his second of the undisputed l'2(j-po\ind championship, the ha Icliei.-faced It Allan from Mai (ford. Colin,, floored Sierra turn- times and battered him into Mi'h liolrjk'.sMicss that Referee JiU'k ]}empse.y slnpue/d thc bout at 22 .seconds of the 10th round. It haci been scheduled for 15 sessions Although' the unexpectedly small Three Teams Enter Class A Cage Tourney Manila Iliph School's lanky Lions and the Blytliei'iHc Chicks will square off at (lie Haley Field gym tomorrow nlfjlil in the opening pamo of the Mississippi Countv sis xrir» y ssr. iv-'^ir w " lc " carry l " e Class Us "a"J' hold In conjunclion with the <™»ly Class "IT lotinicy which is ,,ou- mirfcrwav at Oscrala the class -A" men 'will he hfrt Jn ^ lv ilii.s T.r o th m time" osceoia «-a/ the scene of the 1947 tourney and Leachville "II the Dinner Winner of tomorrow night's con, rst , )(1[tt . w , n Ulc cll ck "' g ", ( , ^". „„„ ,,„ llins!o wi(h L e ;i chvillc in lilc tou ™v r " 1;lls Satin-day night. No „.,„,„ \ viM he pl , p,> lav , lil!nl in or(ler to , vc u t a rc .si ,, e fo,e inovinjT into the tattle fo , | bn championship. n i, uu . ( T O iirucv Coml v Do .,,,it« the olltcolllc of thc class "P" toi"-ni'v. each of the three r ' e ., ms wlll ,;, eligihl( , lo p .,,. tiriiwl ,, l v Snowshoer •Jockey Commissioner r o Investigate Betting DETROIT. Fob 24 lUl'l—Clar 1 nee Campbell, president of the Nal Ion a I Hockey UaBiie. was expectl •d here today to launch a sweepl HE Investigation Into a possibll 'etting scandal involving playerj rom the Boston Urulns and Vcw York Rangers. Placed at Campbell's use wa| vidence collected by Police Coml nlsisloncr Harry s. Tov, which To« aid indicated a possible tie-lip bel ween some N. H. L. players anil a IJetroit gambler arrested lasl Fri| day as a parole violate,-. cro«,l ol !rv« ihan 10,000 look al- : ,„ lh< . nj . slrict 4 ,,,cct to be held in most as thorough a bath physi- ,j olu ,. sl)ora n( , xl month inasmuc h callv ns Pro.noter Clarence 'Kayi a s each comity in the district will Kautrwif/. look fumncially, the hc eniMci} ,„ scmi three teams to , ram uid not dampen their enthns- thf a - llilcM ,,iay-o(f. HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Fet>. 25._-i»^» ror !>( '> )S Pi'nehing prowess. Thc chicks and Leachville are (Ul'i—'llw. teatui-c event on today's , ""' <-'Ii : "nl >101 '. vv " 0 a J'car ago ,. au , t , as,,,.,,,,,, f avo ,i Vi , s by Ojklnwn Park racins bill was lo be ! las; "'"'I'" sutiered nearly final I vin , lc „, ,. cgl[ ] ar s e' n . son meethiRs the 51300 "0/ark" Allowance Race. . ">) ul '<-< '" a New Jersey, ,„ th( . twn ,,-,„„, setlC! . tic . imm The ton scheduled entries in- [ tll ' i '-' il - ''"played remarkable accti- naclivllte antl the Chicks durin? clurieci Bar willow and Sam E - s ; rary and - '"" "'" l " - ' Image, wllich were top weighted *' R1 : ;IS! '^ T !l!KI cft'\' contencJer at US pounds. i'" lll ° leatlier division. Before the littve \Vilkin of Montreal pulls homo first in sub-zero weather o win the mile ovcnl at Ot- WH'S JmcrnntLoruil Snoivsbue Convention. nuty Is Duty GARY, Ind. (UP1—Mrs. Lucretil Fowler, outgoing chief deputj Herk of courts, signed as one her final oflicia] acts a -summon ordering her husband to appfj| n court. The Rev. Newton F jrcsident of the Gary school boarol vas ordered to appear to Riiswe a S10.000 damage suit against th* city school. BUYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THtATRE In yesterday's top event. W. H. Bishop's four-year-old filly Stella Snyder brat out the favorite. Fleet- virtue, and three other contenders to take the mile and 70 allowance. Stella Snyder. .second r-hoirc with (he bettors, paid sc 80 to win. .She. was clocked in 1:46.1 over a sloppy track. P. A Hothftiss 1 C7ain-A-Foot defeated tea other three year olds in thc fourth- rare a!lov,ance sprint to become a potential Arkansas Derby camlidatr. And Jobv K.. and Endeen pairi daily double bettors $a5.CO. The immiel handle was mated at 3,-50. ""^ ^?. t ...!?i? h . t ..?. sa Ji lst »'KUl»i- season play, the games stand at all even with each team one contest. Tlie Chicks nccitiem that ^usert leg and spinr.l ^0^^^ Manila twice during sea- Pep hud been noted more so [av for his s],?rd and ehisiveness' than '" for lit.s niinri). He was called "Will- O-the*-Wisp." IV'p drove f-ierra to one knee for no miim in I be first round with a ri»ht h-x'i!-: to the chin. Hhe drop- fied Hunibrrrn for a conn- of three with K i"fi hook in thc second session l:i The ninth round. Willie's straiuhr rl-rht floored the cliallen»er fo: fivf am! left him a helpless 5n;:u:Uiti^ bue to be saved by thc bell. A final, crnshinf? left hook to Both panics In the Class ''A" tourney are schctintcd to start at 1 8 p.m. No pvcl i m i nary ga mes will bp played on either night, Athletic i Director Finnan "Nig" Bynum of ' Blytlievillp. staleri. Coaches Bynum and James Fisher are in charge of for the tourney. React Courier N«ws Want AcJft Salesmen Wanted If you are n salesman or feel that you have sales ability, REX AIR DIVISION of thc Martin- Fa riy Corporation offers an outstanding future in Biytbevillc and surrou tiding territory for men with ambition. You will be able to earn while you learn. If selected you will be given the necessary training, and yon should be satisfied with from S60 to $80 per week for thc first con- pie ol months. Apply lo T. J, ilamm, Hotel Noble, Blythevillc, Ark. IVcukduys ttnx Office Opens 6:30 p.m. Show Starts 6:45 p.m. SaUtnluy Box Office Ojiens l£:4:i [j.jn. Show Slurts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Box Office Opens 1:45 Show Starts 2:00 TONIGHT (I)OIJBLK FEATURE) tn Sou I h paw Harry Brethren is HIP he's making Iho right move, join in Ihc doininn name al \d;i. Oklcr. am! in LOUIS ning* an insignocl i-oiUi;u-t lo the Si. Louis CaccUuals. ,s \vert u'vrni:*: on I heir home court as ihey pla/.tcred th Owls. nS to ^8, for their 2f>th victory in 28 starts. Rrtlph nr;ird and Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones snared Kcntuckys' .scoring honors with 12 points each. Sierra hnrtlin^ backwards tn the iO];f.s. He slitliered clown tl.e ropes lo ihf canvas in a sitting position whilr he hrwiUir redly watched pirMi.T. bl r edintr from nosr and . , ,5 moiiili. and from gashes on his Mt -A polo player, a member of . , )m;v and ri?hl . rhcpk . h ad tried strvi , ^ o j,,,u jj lp chrLmpion; but lie coulci- n'l s':v>',kc off those ripping, stun- nint; blows tn thc head. Teams With Dufce Of Windsor in Tourney PALM BEACH, Pla . Feb. 2.x- | Lsts if they arrn't careful about ' iraflic laws, may finrt themselves' writing n 300-wnrd essay or be; under orders (n co to church every; day sessions Saturday with at four games staled for each session. a five-day jail sentence. The driver wrote the thesis. Another driver, ciHivicied nf drunken and reckless drivinp. ; escaped servitig a 30-day jail sen- i in nee by promising lo attend chur- I c!i every Sunday for .six mounths j >Ie was required to present an affidavit! attest ing lo his attendance Bui Jndt-e DeGricf believes ihe pennliics v\re v a hi able. "Writing an essay or coinp to church makes a driver think more about the, seriousness of Uis viota- tions than if hc pays a fine nr receives a suspended jail sentence,' 1 tlit- JuciRe. snid. toyalty «:iri a liot-shot pro stood out today ns tlie trio to beat next week's annual tournament at the exclusive Semi note country Club. Bobby Locke of South Africa, the pro. drew the Duke of Windsor and polo .star Stephen i LadtiiC" Ban ford in the official rfnuviugs fov t hr? tout name ni yesteniay. Tourney officials announced that more than 32 professional Hnkmon have entered this your ami each will bo teamed v>ith r,ro nniatriiio, Committee Recommends Ouster of Pitt Director PITTSBURGH. Tile ouster o' -lames ' V.'hitey < ga,n as director of athletics al UtiiversUy ot PitiMjuv^h -^-;is oniniendfd tor:ay in n n-po;; .six-man connniitee invest is; tlic school's riivlim* in spirts. The retention of football r Walter i Mike- Millisan and Mauch and Vaughn Sign Contracts With Dodgers NKW YORK. Feb. 2 r ». 'UP' fie: 1 .!- Muuc.ii, almost unicnie in bus.'ball as a player who made sis- nite Branch Rickey .second i-:ucss i unwell, today returned his .signed 1913 coiuract to the Brooklyn I3rid- rjei's alontc with th:it of veieran in- (iekler Arky Vaiighan. Maurh. 23-year-old iiiueldrr. Is (UP'— j the fellow thai Presidr-m Traffic Violators Sent To Church for Sins SEATTLE (UP i— Seattle Ihc.sls on "roa.vnns fur nnd icicntifyini; yourself motor- afior hittinp another ciir" or .serve V ea I ALBION. and I, a ni h \ V cd Ha-;of the Dodgers once (varied away— rhe I and then went to ^reat pains to wet back again. Rickey, shrewd jmice of talent, do<\sii't ehtint-e his mind often, but in this case he m- J | sist.s tliat jJatic-h is onr nf the lea- •oiicli ^nc's nest prospects and admits he's his glad to get him back. vev- liv a Does Your Tractor Need Paint Look Drab? Rusting? Going Slowly to Ruin? Better let Our Paint Department catch it now — hi addilinn In having the best mechanical repairs in (own, our shop is also headquarters for a real tractor paint job. Come in today and K e t (>ur price. We use only the best implement paint—(he kind International Harvester gave your tractor when it WAS made'. Ind. <UP>— county Clerk Porter Black issued a tnnr- ' riiiRe license tnr> Mary M. Veal and Merle R. Lamb. staff also was advised by thr coin- i iriHtce- | Sonic Sliv al tt:irj;ain The commitr-R called upon Pitt-l SAVANNAH. On. i UP'—Evidently to decide whethvr to remain m big- i Americans arc suspicious of dollar lime footbatl. il MI. i:if report | values. A nevvly-oyienvd jtwelvy | said, a program of financial aid to ' store here advertised silver dollars athletics should be instituted: for 79 cents bu' could sell only 700. CECS&E tlEVitAHO Km Him >QiK FtKlOX "THE LAST MILE" with Creslon Foster and Louise Rosen Selected Shorts Thursday and Friday SWEET HOMICIDE 2Oif. CENTUIIY-FOX "ABILENE TOWN" tvilh Bundnlpti Scott and Ann VKorak I "OjuiKhlpr of Don Q" Also Cartoon LUXURY OF SCHENLEYS ; ^ RHVffl^ OFREflSOn IL M A THEATRE LUXORA I'i'itic of Ihc Community' Dial i'lKl Opens nt 6:^0 p.m.; Starts 7:00 p.m. Starts Tuesday, March Daring Production "THE OUTLAW" 3/2 SOUTHS™ ST. VOU'LL FIND THAT VOL) PUT IF YOU W1L.L. HEE.D THH WORDS W& PENNIES Wednesday & Thursday "Undercover Maisie" »ilh Ann Snthern ;liul flurry Nelson ncr Ntu.s niui Scluctcrt Short I RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WHEN WEATHER MAKES THE NEWS . . . SO DOES THE JEEP! GOES ANYWHERE ANY KIND OF WEATHER Throuqh rmtfi ru d u;itrr. nvrr scrmin^lv inaccessible terrain, tltmit: tbe :uii.\/ins jnli >nn never Ihonjilil possible— that's Hie new POSTWAR JKI-:P! More ilian just .\ ear—it's a .lark-of-AM-Trailrv-ilnini; llif!" all nitli ni«nl priTistnn. verfi-rt wlisf.irlion. Not only new moilcls of \Vill>s- Ovrrl.iinl .leeps ire alre.niy saHsf.iliis a iteniiindinB market for a "Ural Little Man's Cat : Stalinn Wacnils UiAt zive as imirh as 3G miles t<> ft sallon of cas, tn *nrne rases e\en more. Vnu niic II to yoiirsrlf IK soo—yes. to tr.v the \K\V POSTWAR JKKP! • I.MMI-:i>l.\TK IIKI.IVKIIV AT VOOI.K JIOTOK C'OMPANV Suited to Any Type Work Anywhere USED BY: • .FARMERS • CONTRACTORS • MERCHANTS Warranted to Do thc Job , We Say It Will Do— The Real 'Little Man's' Car Wcdnes(hiy & Thursday "BUSH PILOT" with Uochcllc Hudson ami -lack l.aKu Nc\v,s and Short .M.I fre-W»r Quality Bl.nded Whiskey 86 proof. 65% 8 «,i n ntul(a , 5pirH5 . o , s , 3> 5[hco|£y D|St||k , s ^ H . Y . C . POOLE MOTOR CO -|- ; . ELLIS PpOLE,QVvrier&Operator ' * . South Highway 61 at Steele. MO. Phone Steele 49 New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVKRV KIG1IT Bos Opens Week nays 7:00 PV. Matinee Saturday A-. Snntlay^* SaL-Sun. 1 p.m. ConU Shovlni ay & Thursday "Her Husband's Affairs' with I-iieiHe Hall and Fraucliot Tnne Also Short Subjcels

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