The Courier News from ,  on March 3, 1948 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from , · Page 8

Issue Date:
Wednesday, March 3, 1948
Page 8
Start Free Trial

EIGHT BLYTHBVILLB (ARK.)' COUR5ER NEWS WBDNKSDAY, MARCUI 3, 1948 Chicks Start Race For District Title County Champs Open Tourney Play Against 1 Corning Five Tonight BlylheviUe HiBh School'* county champion Chlckasaws will open their bid for the District 4 rage crown In Jonesboro tonight when "they tangle »'Hh Coming. Clay County champions. In the opening I»me of the Class "A" district tournament. Tlie game is schotulfit tor 6 o'clock at the Bcrl Smith (cym. Seeded » close third behind Jonesboro a"d Trumann lis lourncy ratings, the Chicks will take the floor tonight listed as a slight rav- orlle over the Corning five. However these ratings »re based nn regular season piny nnd very IKlle In known about Coming's record. One other Mlsslsslwl County team, the Mnnlla I.lons. win sec action In first-round Kame.s tonishl. The Lions are slated to meet th- Truman Wildcats In tonight's flu: game at 9 o'clock. Manila jiiacc third I" Mlssisstnpt County toitruc play while the Wildcats were second In I'ntnscll County. Leachville. Mississippi Coiimy 1 . i third team participating in tlr tournament will not sec action until tomorrow night when they take on Paragould In a quarter-final till. Both tynchvlUe nnd Paraeould cire* firsl-round byes. Other games scheduled Inntghl «re Buy v« Rector at 1 o'clock w\rt Jonesboro vs. PlggoU In a quarterfinal tangle at 8 o'clock. The Chicks may be without the services of two of their stalwarts tonight. Oennle Gentry. flrst- strincj guard, received a painful eye injury during practice yesterday «nd may be torcrd to the sidelines tonight and PrenOs Jcnilep.n, a lubstltule forward who has seen considerable service this season, has been nursing s severe cold all »-cek and may also be oul. Remaining IJne-IIp Inlwt In the event that Gentry Is nn- ; »ble to sUrt loulght's fracas. Al- vlh Diiclos. a substitute guard who has been turning In some nice performances, probably will gel uie , starting call. Otherwise the. Chicks lineup will remain Intact with Bob Mullen and Dudley Ilarriy starling «t forwards. R. B. Hodge nt center am! Cnptnln Billy Hob Elliott at the other gunrd posl. •Itie. Chick* tapered off Ihelr pre- tonrney prftcliceswitSi n light workout yesterday. Coach James Fisher sent his squad throucjh light ball handling drills before polishing of wllh a free-throw shooting session. Should the Chicks win tonight's tussle, they will be pitted against } the strong Marked. Tree In'.ltAns, : victors over Trumann In the Poit\- ; sett counly finals, in quarter-final play tomorrow night. Then if they get by Marked Tree they will meet the lourncy-favorcd Joncslwro Hurricanes In Ihe semi-finals Friday night. Class "B" Play Starts Play In the District 4 Class "B" tournament at Dyess will also get underway tonight with four flvst- rouncl games on the menu. 'II Dyess Eagles, Mississippi Coil: "B" champs, will start things off by meeting Dixie High School of Green County In tonight's first irame at fi o'clock. The Shawnce Indians, runners-up in Mississippi County play, will take on Marlon of crlttcndcn County in tonight's second game at 7 o'clock with Wilson, third-place In the county, meeting Lepanto of Polnsett Counly in the fourth g^me at 9 o'clock in the other game. Stanford of Greene County will play Lepsmto ot Polnsett at 8 o'clock. Play' In Ihe Cla.v "B" lower bracket will get underway tomorrow night with Marmariuke of Greene County meeting Ike clay County first place winner at 6 o'clock. Tech High of Paragould meeting Nct- tleton of Craighead County at 1, Tyronia of Polnsett County meeting crawfordsvllle of crittenden at 8 and McCormlck of Polnset meet- Ing the third place team from Crltlc-nden County at 8 o'clock. 1948 Mississippi County Cage Champions Loy Eich Quint Defeats Hays In Tight Game l.oy Eich's baskelballers moved one step nearer the championship of the "Y" league last night with a Ihrlllliik; 52-51 victory over Hays Store in a game thai kept spectators in susjwnse throughout. It was a spine-tingling affair with all the ingredients, spectacular shooting, brilliant defensive work and snots of beautiful bivll handling and passing. The Grocers took a 21-16 lead at the first quarter but Loy Eich rallied and assumed a 31-30 advantage at half time. There was never more than six points difference In the score. The Motormen held to a 4131 lead at the close of the third quarter find held off the Grocers' closing rush for a one-|x)int win. Williams. Hays guard, was the offensive slar with an even 20 points. He also garnered his share of defensive honors, breaking up many of the opposition's plays with split- second timing. For the Molovmcn Jones was outstanding both offensively and defensively. He tied Wayne Dill's breath-taking one-handcc shots for M points and did a superb job guarding Pierce, Hays center. Hox Scores Loy Eich i52) Hays Store (51) Chaffln Hi F. A. C. Bunch 11) R'slrnw HI) ...F Melmrg (11) lones (Hi C Pierce (6> jiitcs i5) G. ..Williams (20) Dill (HI O. ...G. Bunch ID Sub.stitutions: Hays Store—Hicks. Referees—Williamson and Dennis, i Trying One On for Size President BUI Veeck of the, Cle\clan<l Indians beams happily as hd helps Hank GreenberR into a Cleveland uniform, after a conference m Phoenix, Ad/-, with the former Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates U. S. Court Holds Wildlife Unit Co Condemn Land LITTLE ROCK, March 3, <UP> The Arkansas Game and Fish Con mission I.s a constitutional cieyiv ment of the State of Arkansas a) not 'a .separate entity or "citizen 1 Federal Judge Hurry J. Letnlrj ruled yesterday. Lemley mnde his decision as t ordered the Faulkner Circuit Cou to rule ou a commission reque that some 7,000 acres of Faulkn and Pulaskl land be condemm The land Ls to be used for estalj lUhment of (lie Palarm Lake re<| reational area. Today's order, in effect, rcvi an oral order made by Lei January when he overruled a con! mission motion to remand. Kovj ever, the matter was reopened wild the judge requested that briefs '' filed. The case was brought to the fe era I court by Dicrks Lumber Coal Company and other land-owi ers under the theory that t Game find Fish Commission " not a part of the .state goveri ment but an Individual oigani?,: lion. ; However j Judge Lemley jiomU out Hint the Game and Pis Commission was created by a co.t stitutionnl amendment and said } "The state's right of emnunei- domain is being exercised to aij quire lands to be used for prose< vation of game and fish which 11} state owns . . - and the ourucrsh] will be in the sintc." j Harmon and Snead Lead In Pro-Amateur Match slugger. Although Greenberg did noi sign a contract, Veeck said the base•ball .star will Ix^ with the Indians "in some capacity'' this season-either a.s a coach-player or just a coach. Tlit- Hack's (uppr?.- photo) :uid the Ulythrvillt; Junior Hiyh School papooses (below) wcre recently crownrcj Mississippi County c^go clunnpions follow inn thp completion o[ basketball tournaments Inst week The En Bios won the Class "B" hlfih school title Saturcluy mghl by defeating Ehawnee 32 to 26 in tourney finals j first hi Oseootn. The Papooses won the county junior liifih crown with i\ 24 to 10 victory over Victoria. PicUtrert in i the top photo nre Coach Toiu Pai'K,^; trophy i < front r»w» left to right--R, Rogers, student manager | C. Field, ». Bcvil nnri M. Stnne\>\ni.v. Second ro\\—S. Ch»vk. C. Mi;Cnn, R. Thompson. W, Jacobs, H. Chrisbill I nnd C. Rogers. I./>wcr photo <!i'tnH row) left to ri^ht—J.if 1 Tomlinson, Lcroj' Criner, Jim Deer, Tc<t Vance, and : J. C. Dnike. Second ro\v—Som\y SUITS, Dick Rcitl, Cf>ach Ja»\o& Fisher, Buford Hopper, and Stanley Ingram ; student maniigpr, Bill Unyd P.ud Dai\ WaHatc, other n\cn\bct's v>I tt\n l';\iis' sci\n\d, vs'erc not present v-'Hcn picture was taken, PALM BEACH, Fla., March 3. ( U P > — Tea ms hoade d by Ct nu de Harim*Jii F the local professional, and by Sammy Snend. of Hot Sprhies, Va., were tied Tor the lend today as the nnnunt pro-amateur golf tournament of the Siminole Country club entered its final 18 holes. Harmon teamed with iimatcur Ellsworth Alvord yesterday for a best hall of 133 on the first round, while Snead joined George T. McCarthy. Jr., lor the same score. Harmon was the hot-shot on his team as he toured the course in 67, lowest round of the day and one .stroke better than that posted by Sou ih African star Bobby Locke. Snead, however, was weak with an even -par 72 and it took great golf by McCa rt hy to ea rn the tie f or Whiskered Wizards of Basketball To Play Bloodhounds of Jonesboro The Whiskered Wizards, one of the nation's leading professional ba.s- kctball teams, will meet the Arkaii- sns Bloodhounds of Jonesboro. one of the state's leading indcpe-nden quintets, in » special exhibition game at the O.sceola High School [ gym Fridf.y iiislil al8o clock. ; National Hockey League Players Boasting a list of players who are wcre involved with a Detroit gam- Arnovich to Manage Set ma, Ala., Team -NSo .. , — , ., ' MOCKey UOmoling . Investigation Spreads j " r LANSING , Mic ,, Mnlch 3. (UP1 _ Tho investigatlon o( chal . gcs tn!it Majestic Hotel "Painless' Dentist Due Soon, Thanks To War Advances also baseball stars, the Wizards considered by many as the No. 1 roud team of the nation. They have ! played in evtny section of the country and recently completed a lour of Southern and Southwestern ' states where they played such teams as the Birmingham Vulcans and the Dallas Rangers. Leading the be-whiskered giants wili be Captain Bill Steinecke, former DePaul University ace and major league league baseball player. Steinecke is considered as one of been planed by the Washington | State Institute o( Technolgy. Handicap to Be Due Soon ' Thonks "SRunatOaklawn PITTSBURGH (UP) — WeMinp- house Electric Corp. engineers hav? found that air in an ordinary living room on a hot (lay would contain about, 1,200 billion du-st particles, half a million baclrria. n Ir-v hviniiTed million pollen speaks and thrw pint-"; of water. Only live notes are required lor the various bugie culls. Ihrnnuli llic actual compass of the instniincin con.sisUs of ei^hl no^-s. HOT SPRING, Ark., Mar. 3, '\ -Seven of the best sprinters Onkln'An Park were set to m> Unlay in thA$2,000 Majestic Hotel Handicap- Top weight of IH pnuuns has been n,v*h;nr'(i May Fly [or the six-tnriniiR race. May Fly llnishcd lourU'x to Sugar HtM'L "in Ihe opening day itjnvicurals, Others in the evi-nt include Su/e- raln, QtiinU'iu, Tiny Sinn, Play Hands, Halomei- and Kim I adv. The Spa hiui its firM. triple winner toff ay. Cherry Hoy took the purse in the six-fnrlonn; lifth ract- before an estimated o.nQD poisons yestrrdav. defeatinc a field of nine others of the four year and up Cherry Roy. with Harold KCMMIC up, went past ward a favorite, paying $4,80 straight. He ran thr distance over a .slow track m I;l,x4. The mutucLs took in S.TJ-S.H37. while the daily double p;nd nut $70.80. Thn winning combination :: was Do.lva M and H^Wlyer. i Twenty IhnrotiEihbreds hnv* i nominated for Ihc, rtmnini; nf the King Co:Ion Handicap. $.i,()OI> a "ded Ratine tn top SaUirday's Card The event will be for tlii.-r vmr ntds and up. <;vrr thr mile and =.e\ f n t y y n id d i s I n n r e. Anioiu; t'nr entries nre Rn/.U Bci:c. 'Jakr Winii, Willing Spirit. Halomrr. linden'* Pal. May Fly. Ovrrniphl, Mflirwh. c'id Play.; Drill, Hiinv.ick. Ample Unwind. "I ubby W. Fin-trifle. Mnllii.Kcr. Hun L.uly and Kii.'t. Ui^rrp. PITT3IHJRGH (UP)—The trip [n Ihe (k'mi.-it tuive a year -soon niuy be a less unpU-a.sant experience. "Vlu 1 pvuu.vss tlcnusU" imne or ' less, is here at ,azi. Suienre has ! (if.-\rli:pf'd a way to ehmiiutU: Um ' pain of thr drill. : I3r. Hin-olcl Hillcnbrancl. score- | lair of ihn American Dental A.vso- ; c in 11'in, hailrd preopress m "pain ! coir, nil"---both in extractions anil hUuu:.v-us one oi tho ino:>l sr-jnili- ranl of the war-time advances in druuslry. Tnc hilt'M tool which tin- w ir atUk'iJ ut the kit of the "•painlc v :,s | dentist" is n diamond-tip drill. Nearly 10 per cent, or about I Ilj;il KlimmiiU-d j two-thirds, of the weight of the . The old .style drill, usually made animal body consist of water. < of hard steel, generated heat, which — . - j would react on the nerves of the ( The python and most other rep- teeth autt cause \iuiu. Tiie diamond itile.s are hutched froiu eggs. drill produces little heat. Hence, tut | • 3jK^^&\?£?£f5&£ \ orated, too quickly anrt lost its theticfl de-signed to deaden pain without endangering the patient. He said, however, the use Mxiium petUathol is not. yei advU- aole for the general dentist's chair and this efiicent drus; should oa administrated only in lio.spital cases. Snlulion Fails "HurtinniVs solution," vnich .stirred up enthusinsm w few years a^o, proved a disappointment, it was an anesthetic: which was applied directly to the tooth. It was Picture Research Planned PULLMAN, Wash. iUP>—A two- year project in research aimed at improvement of facsimile transmission of pictures, maps and mes-' the greatest clowning and long shut, sage to and from aircraft has! artists in the game and is an exceptional floor general. He formeo | ly played baseball with the New ' f York Yankees, Detroit Tigers and i the Pittsburgh Pirates. j Jim Keller, six-feet five-inch mi- i nor league fireball artist who is the I property of the Boston Braves, is | also a member of the Wizards" ra>- i tor. Keller, a deadly hook-shot art\ ist. holds cio'ivn the. center berth. Other names on the Wizards' roster include John Fawlick. for- mei House of Davirl star; Squint blcr spread today to Chicago, New York, and Boston. League President Clarence Campbell, in possession of new evidence given to him by Detroit i>olice officials, promised yesterday to visit those three cities as he continued his attempts lo protect hockey's reputation. Campbell would not reveal what the new evidence was but he said it "might lead lo the suspension ol one or more players." CHICAGO, March 3. <UP> rie Arnovich. former outfielder f' the Philadelphia Phillies. Cinch nati Reds and New' York Giam today was named player-mnna» nl the Selma, Ala.. Cloverleaf.s • the Southeastern League, a Chlca Cub farm. Jack Shechan, director of Uic Ch t:aKO Cubs' minor league made the appointment. Arnovich Joined the Cubs' orgai nation late last season at Hutchi son, Kan., in the Western i tion and wound up the seas Davenport of the Three I Leagu] Sclma operates in a Class B leagii and is the newest club in the Cub] farm system. Arnovich will leave Chicag} I March 14 for St, Augustine, Fit where the Cubs will open the \ 1 third special training camp Marc J 15. He' will open the Clover-leaf ;| Spring camp March 23 in Selma. ^f But too quickly H ' effectiveness- Phnrcs, high-scoring athlete from the University of Virginia; and Wlieatie Whalcn, a fast-moving guard who i.s an Dr. Hillenbrand said children should be taught not to fear the dentist. He recommended that the child's first visit to the dcntlst'r. office should be made with a parent. ' who is to have work done. That ! ers includes several former should be done when the child is about two years old. It is a simple application of practical psychology and the child may learn there is nothing to fear. for the Columbus Redbirds in 1 stone to the the American Association. ( fight." The Bloodhounds' roster of play- " .H-ntate ni»h school stars from Jonesboro High School including Williard Tilley. Robert "Polly'' Black and Jake Holmon who captained the 19*1 all-state .squad. Rocky Graziano Signs To Meet Home April 5 NEW YORK, March 3. (UP) — Middleweight Champion Rocky Graziano today was signed to meet George (Sonny) Home at Washington's Uline Arena. April 5 in a move that was regarded a forerunner to a GrazJano-Toiw £alc title bout at Griffith Stadium, Washington, late in May. The Graziano-Home fight will be a 10-round non-title affair and promoters Goldie A hear n of Washington and Al VVeiH of New York labeled the match "not only a great fight in itself, bul also a stepping Graztano-Zale title Baldenss among men has show,-1 a 25 per cent increase in the pa '| few years, according to a surve •[ \ Does Your Tractor Heed Point Look Drab? Rusting? Going Slowly to Ruin? Better let Our Point Department catch it now - - In addilion In hiivinv; the hcst nm-lv,inir,«t rvir.iivs in lown, our shop is jilsii he.-xliniarlc'is for a real lr;u(or paint jnl). Come in today and yd mir price. \\ c use only the best implement paint—(he Uind Ititcnialionul Harvester gave your tractor \\hcii it \v:i.s made! SHB SAYS \T KEEPS OUR STRONG ' KNOWS A MAG-IC SONGr DEAL AT PQOLE It's a Powerhouse On Wheels LUX THEATRE LUXORA Pride of Ihe Community" Dial 1261 Opens at 6:30 p.m.; SUrU 1:0<l p.m Wednesday & Thursday Last of the Red Men" with Hall and Michael Warner N'cns ALso Shorts O'Shca First Basic Improvement in Gin Making in 300 Years L INTERNATIONA 3/2 SOUTH 20° ST. PHONES63 Springtime or Anytime . JEEP is in Season! New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVKR* NIGHT Box Opens W«k l»ays 7:00 p.m Matinrc Satnrday & Sund&y . -San. 1 p.m, Cunt. Showing Wednesday & Thursday "SMASH-UP" • Wl(h * Bowman and usan Hn.vwnrri Also Short Sphjfcls I Vehicle — « Uses. That's Willys-Ovrrlanrt New Postwar Jeep. Amrrlc.B's most vcvscvttlc vchlclct Serves a.s: • A Ughl Trnelor • A Pickup Tnick • A Riiimbont • A Mobile Power Unit War-proven . . . now ndap'led to civilian use by Willys-Overlnnd nnri offered NOW when you need it most! Farmers—See. Drive. Buy the new post-war JEEP1 DEMONSTRATIONS GIVEN ANYWHERE POOLE MOTOR COMPANY ELLIS POOLE, Owner & Operator South Highway 61 at Steele, MO. Phone Steele 49 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Naturally Golden Naturally Smoother N nf n rally Dry-cst BARRETT HAMILTON, INC MsUMtr LITTLE ROCK, ARK. ScararaV Wednesday & Thursday "The Burning Cross" Hank Daniels and Virginia Patlon News and Shftrl DISTILLED o»> DUltllcd from American Crnin.OO ProoJ

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,700+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free