The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 1, 1948
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PAGE EIGHT BIATHEVILLE (ARK.)-COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MARCH 1, 194S «CI»s» "B" »<)}•» School Player Osceola *Jerc Wiseman Wilson Bufoni HoylOK Dycss William Jacobs Dyess Boys Win Class B Tourney Wilton Girl's Goal And Whistle Brings Protest by Shawnee Dy'ew High School's higli dying Eagles reigned today us the new Mississippi County Clnss "B" basketball clmmplons nfler their 32 to 2« tout of the Shawnee Indians in the finals of the county tournament In Osceola Saturday nighl. Paced by All-county forward Carroll Rogers, the Eagles swept past the scrapping Indians in the lust halt after trailing most of the way ' fie Causes Confusion in two periods. The | All-County Basketball Teams Osceola Shawnee Shawnee . Mlssco ... Dycss .... Dycss ... Wilson .. Eugene Shanpyfpll Dan Vrooman Willie James ... Alfred Dunkln Charles Dean .... Carroll Rogers .... John Mooring (Jlrln Playor School Dixie Yules Oyets Nellie Crafton Keiser Jovre Sttibhs Keiser Mary Ryals Wilson prggy Lo" TugRlc .... Shawnee •Annie Jcr.n Ijitham Wilson Sophie Bcvllls Gosnell Martha Ellis Kelsei Lula Mae precis Sliawnec Margaret. Nell Smith .. Shawne* Carolyn Banister Osccoli Lnvcrne Vaughn Wilson •Volcd most valuable player In Inuruamenl. during the first Indians took command o( the game early and built up a 12 to 11 null-1 time lead but they were unable lo check the Eagles in the late minutes of the game. No counly champion was named in the girls' division due to a scoring squabble which developed in the semi-final contest between \Vilson and Shawnee. The came will be played over In tile Osccola High School gym tomorrow night willi thr> winner meeting Keiser in the finals Thursday night. According lo reports, ihe squabble came after a Wilson forward whipped a field *"Al tlirnueh the. hoop just as the final whistle Mew emiinc Ihe s*mt which eave the Bulldog sestet a 30 1° 29 victory. But Shawnee officials contend thai thai the final whistle had already •ounded before the Wilson forward shot, thus nullifying 'he .core and divine Hie Indians a 29 to 28 victory. . The Shawnee officials put .their claim In the form of a protest, according lo reports, and the Mississippi County Athletic Association declared the game no contest. In the boys bracket, Shawnee and Dyess won ihe right to meet in the • Three-Way Eighth Place Tie Causes Confusion i Southern Tournament Sharp Putting Bags $2,500 Meet for Little ST. PETKHSnonO. Fla., March DURHAM, N. C., March 1. lUPl •A three-way lie for eighth place today caused (he Southern Conference' Basketball Tonrnami'nl Committee to expand Us invltallon list (UP)—A puller thnt dldn'l sputle from eight to in teams and movejniade Lawson Little $2.500 rlche (he tourney opening session up one'today. day. i The hulking velcran of tourna Officials scl the first session In j , ncnt p ] ay j us (, C0 iildeii't miss on th Duke's huge indoor stadium Vierc Rrcr , ns yesterday as he strode lo im- Wednesday night, instead of ( jna] rou ,,j 57, w |iich gave him fli> Tliursday as planned originally, [place-In the St. Petersburg ope North Carolina State, national [ )f [oll| . lmmcnl w uh R IVi lor th scoring leader and unbeaten in con_j 7a ho]cs ference competition, was seeded! Llu)e ", lart to swc al out a stirrin Ilvsl in the meet, with George s i retch drlve by Sol ,ih Africa's co Washington second. I orful Bobby Locke, who clipped elgl Holders of 0,000 season l.ckels or Qf( > m the r|niU 18 Ihe tourney, originally a llirec-dai ngl evfn [-cckc . s slcrtlnR 6 4 wa event, will be able to nttcna me, ^^ enough to beat Little's unfa! without, cxuacost, o ^ia_s s ')_ i _\ i- _ i Locke had seven birdies and eagle yesterday yet wound up Hire strokes behind Little with a 275. Hen Hogan, who held the lea Walie Forest and William and Mary will open proceedings Wednesday) night, at 7:30. The third tied team,, .. ...„<, South Carolina, n.eels Duke at 0. until Little overtook him Saturda p. m. Suggs and Byrd Win _ . MIAMI, Fla.. March 1. (UPl — finals of the tournament by winning !/omsc g ug g s and Sammy Byrd dc- their semi-final tilts Saturday morn- , [( , atcrt u,,^ oidrikson znhnrln* tmtl ing. The Indians came from "<•-i A] nes seliiik, 2 and 1. in an cxhibit- African Flight Started CAPETOWN. South Africa. Mar. 1. (UP)—A Pan-American World Airways constellation carrying 21 newspaper publishers, executives and airlines officials arrived at Capetown today on an Inaugural flight to South Africa. KuniiJy «>f Doubles WEST BEND, Wis. i UP)— Doubling ui> isn't anything new for the Wallace Boyd family, The family has three sets oJ twins and two sons who were born the same year. 'A,,«h".liV< cnlrv Too Doc puts lior f'llt sail area of 2000 square feet to I lie wind as she dnd to anollxcr Aussie c«fl in the world's 18-foot yachtine championship at Auckln he finish" see- and, N.Z. Caruthersville Whips Wardell In Cage Finals 79-Year-OJd Bahama Star Bill Odom Wins British Tennis Title\ Searching NASSAU. Bnbnmns. March ].' ( U.P.I Untidy Bohrens of Nassau mnrkeri ft double celcbvalioii UxUvy —his winning of the men's .singles title in the second annual British LUX THEATRE LUXORA ride of the Community" Dial 4MI Opens at 11:30 p.m.: Starts 1:00 p.m. liLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Weekdays Knx Olfice Upeps 6:3t) p.m. Show Start* 6-.4S p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts l-.OO p.m. Sunday Bov Office Opens 1:411 Show Starts 2:00 IN Tonight HOLLYWOOD" witli Hud Abbott and Lou C'oslello Also News and Cartoon Tonight 'BUCK PRIVATES COME HOME" uiiii Hud Al, iiiul I.nll Coslello \V:mier Xeus ami Shorts Starts Tuesday, March 2nd Hmvard Hughes' Daring Production "THE OUTLAW" 1* Introducing Jane Russell • ,. ; I .. i,* _.._»,_ '. „ PI ICjlJGSl JVlOUnTQ 1 H hind In Ihe final three seconds to , , o]) B0 ' |( nose by the Osccola Seminoles 40 to 44 in the first semi-roimd game and the Eagles blasted Wilson 30 to 28 in their semi-round match. In the only semi-final malch com R(|th mulch yesterday. Hie referee. Babe Read Courier News Wan:. Ads. Smaller trophies were pleted in the girls' division, Reiser ; Committee. Smaller drubbed the Osccola sextet 33 to '20 : presented lo fahawnce and Wilson lo advance to the finals. Slubbs of | us runner-up awards. Dycss. sunw- Keiser won high-point honors with • nee and Wilson will represent Mis- 20 tallies and Rabbins ol Osceola ; slsslppl Counly in Hie District 4 runner-up with 12 markers. j Class "B" meet In Dycss this week' " 'nmi* i Ptld. All-county teams In uolh Ihe girls finished in a lied for Ihird wl George Schoux of Mamaroncck. Y. with 277. Next In line were Aus- Iralia's Norman VonNldR with 218. E. J. (Dutch) Harrison cf Little Rijck. Ark., with 279, Cary Mlddle- coff of Memphis 280. and Johnny Palmer of Hadin, N. C., with 281. Little collected six birdies and an eagle yesterday as he tourned the course under heavy pressure. He got off to a bad start with a bogie on the first hole, but he came back strong • with lour birdies before he finished the first nine. The Eagle came on the 453-yard pur five 10th. The Cleveland ace hit an iron to the green after his drive and plunked In a 12-foot putt. CARUTHERSVILI-E. Mo. 1.—Staging a last-second rally, the Caruthcrsvillc Tigers came from behind to defeat the strong Warden ligh School basketball team 24-23 I colonial lennis tournament and his t ', , , ee o[ his Marc" : loth binliday. I was r In the boys' consolation game Saturday nteht between the two semi-final losers to decide the third- ; and boys brackets were named dur- the Wilson Bulldogs Dlace team, the Wilson were forced to come !rom behind in the closing seconds to down the scrapping Seminoles of Osceola 31 1 to 30. Jcre Wiseman. Osccola center, ing the presentation ceremonies with 12 players being elected to the girls team and 10 lo the boys. The teams were chosen by coaches of teams participating in the tonrna- led both teams in scoring with nine incuts. points snd Hale and Mooring of i Jcre Wiseman, six-fool four-inch Wilson tied for runner-up honors center of the Osccola Seminoles was with eight points each. Dycus Receives Trophy voted by Ihe coaches as the most outstanding layer in the boys' tournament and Annie Jean Latham of A large winners' trophy was pro- ! Wilson received similar honors in tented to the captain of the Dycss j the girls' division. A list of mem- quintet at the climax of the tourney I bcrs of the all-county teams are by a member of Ihe County Athletic i listed above. ^ FLWSFUN by RICHARDSON YARBROUGH 124 Horses Enter Today's Feature Event at Oaklawn HOT SPRINGS. Ark., March 1 (UP)—The feature event on toclny' list of well-filled races to usher in .he second week of the current sea son nt Oaklawn will be a six-fur ong sprint under allowance con clltlom tor four-year-olds ni\i\ up. A total of 124 horses have beei entered In the eight races. The firs are all for the sprinter class an are filled with a number on the also eligible list. Only the last two, both over the mile nnd, a sixteenth course, will probably start 11 each. A total of 17 are entered in the featured sixth event, but not more than 12 will go to the post, racing secretary Euguene Bury sntd. Scheduled to go po.slward as the favorite in the feature was the Donna Ray Stable's Ample Reward elding that brought down 1L pnr- es In New England in 1947; Mrs. Einll Deuemark'.s Dullish that ran scconcl to Sugar Beet in the >pcning day of the season here; Mrs. \. M. Creech's BenevH, coupled with Suzerain; Flag Drill, and Bubllng Sasy, among others, ! The fifth race, a $1.400 claiming purse event, will match a number of previous winners. Including Stel- ta Snyder and Artillerist. They will run against such sprinters as Lucky Grecnock. Tawny Lady, Radio Joe nnd others who will seek their first victory here. leld here last week, with finals nnd consolation games Saturday light at the Carnthersvillc Armory. Warriell look a first quarter lead. 3-2, with both teams tight defen- vely, and they continued light defensive work the entire game. War- was In front. 7-5 at, the half, and the score was tied 14-H al the end of tl Ihird quarter. At the three-minulc mark. Wardell was in front 23-21. bill Caru- ther.svllle sank a free pitch, and then with only 45 seconds to gn, Patterson looped in a field shol lo place Caruthersville ahead 24-23. In tlic consolation game, For- lagevllle was pushed to down Haytl 35-31. The regional tournament, to be held at Kennett. • will begin next week, being held Wednesday. Thursday and Friday. In the game for Carulhers- viile, Ihe Pciuiscot. County champions will face HornerM'ille, champions of the Dunklin County sub- regional, in what is predicted will be one of the best high school cape game.s of this section this -season. Pairings, in sequence, of the opening games of the regional are: Wardell versus Parma: Broslev ver.sus Cardwcll; Horner.sville versus Caruthersville, and Clarkton versus Donlphan. The local youngster turned back Veteran Frank Guernsey ol New York City. il-4. -i-G. 0-3. Doris Hart of Miami \von the women's singles over Shirley Fry ol Akron. O., 3-G. C-2. K-2. Bphrens and Gitrnsoy won the men'i doubles title over Enrique Buse of Peru ancIRiearclo of Chili. (5-3. 7_5. In Ihe mixed doubles finals. Mann R;\rnett of Miami and Edwin Erown of .\assau -swamped Miss Hart and E'Ujenc Munrae of Nassau, 6-0. C>-2. Brcmlicm Plcme ^Mnd 19 Feared KiMod .Tolm Garficld hi his hardest-hilling role: "THUS BE MY DESTINY" Serial: "Krirh Bradford Also Shorts "It's leap ye;\r, drcnm hoy—either you or leap!" BELEM. Brazil. March I Tilt 1 Army Air Ease here reporlod today that a Brazilian pir for: transport mussing since Saturday had crashed oti an island In Ihe mouth of the Amazon River, appar- entiv killing 19 persons. The wreckage of the DC-:) transport was found lale yesterday near Anajaz on Marajo Island. O! the • ly. IH pnsscnaors and lour crewmen aboard, officials , said, only three crewmen were known to have survived. Three women and six children were among the pas.seiwrs. OAKLAND. Cal., March 1. (UP)Round-the-world flier Bill Odom takes off tomorrow for Honolulu on trip lo pilol scientific expedition over the Annie-Machine mountain range in China. Odom's converted Liberator bomber will have 16 passengers, a crew of six. and a cargo oi 30 tons of scientific equiptneul when it goes to the take-off line. The expedition is sponsored joiiu- ly by the Boston Museum and Millionaire Pen Manufacturer Milton Reynolds. j The plane will make slops .IE | Wake Island, Shanghai, Nankins j and Hankow in addition to Hono-1 lulu. . I The crew includes Plight Engineer j Carroll iT'cx.) Salcc who accompli- ' nicd Odom and Reynolds when they went around the world in recoil time. Odom later made the round trip soio m a record 73 hours, five minutes and 11 seconds. Reynolds said the expedition will photograph and map the Annie- Machine mountain range and chec.-: rumors ol a peak higher than Ml. Everest, now believed to be the highest mountain in the world. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows i:\'KKV NIGHT Box Opens Week Hays 7:tlU Matinee Saturday & Sunday SiiL-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent. Showln. TONIGHT "The Fabulous Texan" willi William Klliot and John Carrol Tn Tn Egypt. Inhabitants of many villages sleep in cup-like struc- lures- during the summer months' equipment. aboard were Brpzrian.s. most of them army men or members of army men's families. The plane left Rio De Janeiro Saturday for Belem. It arrived over Belem but was unable to land because of trouble with blind flying WARNING OinEK the Chancery Court, Chick- la District, Mississippi C'oim- Arka lisas. Jamr.s H. Hollis Plaintiff, vs. No. 10,'lOa Mary Jo Hollis Defendant The defendant Mary Jo Hollis is hereby warned to appear within All i thirty' days in the court named in Tuesday "MARY LOU" u i tli Hobcrt I.uivcry unil .Himi iiartin Also Sbor(s THEATRE Manila, Ark: Monday & Tuesday BERGEH DINAH SHORE •ilt OONAtD OllCK- CHARLIE MCCARTHY MOSTIMER SNERO • MICKEY MOUSE DlSlRirjUItD BY RKO RADIO PICTURES to escape scorpions and snakes, which abound Read Courier News Want Ads. tile caption hereof and answer thr complaint of the plaintiff James H Hollis. Dated this 21 day of February. 1948. (SEAL1 HARVEY MORRIS. Clk. By Belly Peterson, D. C. Ally for Plaintiff: H G. parllow. 223-3^1-8-15 B/yt/icvi//c Recruiters Sign Up 12 in February The U. s. Army ana Air Force Recruiting station here announced that 12 men enlisted in the Army or Air Forces during ihe past month. Mississippi Countiatis enlisting were James E. Miller. Earl w. Mc- Danicl. James L. Wright. Robert R- Brewer, Henry p. Mathenla. Marvin A. Ewing. Liiuy B. Milloway. Jim E Scay and James B, Woolririgc. The following men from Southeast Missouri enlisted here last month: Clifton C Brown. Gilford M. Weaver and James I,. Ashley. Of the dozen enlistees, four were } veterans. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION IMUCK ANWYHKHK! Reserved Seals on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday ADULTS !:>c — CHM.!)UKN 15c Monday, March 1 HON SEATS I5c KXTKA Inriudcd) TAG MATCH- PAUL STANLEY and MIKE CHACOMA "MR. AMERICA" The Man With a I'crtect Hody 6'Tall,Wt. 200 Ibs. 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