The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 4, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 4, 1948
Page 7
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THURSDAY, MARCH -1, 19-18 Semi-Pros Form Baseball League Five Teams Signed In Organization for Mississippi County BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURlKll NRWS Barking Beauty f or Wallace to Form Freedom League Candidate Charges Subtle Terrorism by Government Agencies sissippi County Semi-Pro Baseball League were given final okay by representatives of five of the six teams to compose the league at a meeting In the City Hall here last night. Representatives of the tennis a- provcd a constitution drawn up by league orEaniwrs and presented at. last night's meeting and voted to affiliate the league with the Nu- lional Baseball Congress, a nationwide association of semi-pro teams. Bill Godwin of Blylheville, president of (lie Hlythevillc Y's Mississippi County Amateur Baseball League lasl year, wns eleclerl to head the semi-pro loop with Paul Human of Blythcville elected vice- president and George Clark, also of Blythcville, secretary-treasurer and statistician. The group set April 2-1 as Ihe dale for opening play in the loop and decided that not more than six learns be entered. Play will be round-robin with a Shanglmcssy play-off at the end of the season to decide the county championship Plan School fur Umpires The group also agreed on a league-sponsored umpire school to be held before the opening of the season. It was agreed that all uln- pire.s officiating in league be em- Ployed by the league and certihed by the National uascball Congress II was announced at the meeting that at present, only five leant; are included in the group and that a sixth member is being sought Promised Land, a team oirginaily scheduled for participation in the loop, withdrew its application it wns announced at last night's meet- n ?; here tonight I resident Godwin staled that he 1 North little Rock drew a bye, was flickering with several other I and will move into the semi-finals j teams of the county Including Ma- i tomorrow afternoon against the 1 ". and Etowah and (Imt the sixth winner of the Mah-crn-Lonoke con- I A candidate for co.\sw;iin, coed Mildred Joy Campbell works out with the University of California at Los Ar.gflcs men's varsity crew on the Long Beach c-sUuirv. Tigers, Wildcats Favored to Win District 6 Tourney NKW YORK, Mtirch 4 lUPt Henry A. Wai Luce announced \m\-.\\ vvn.s orKiiniziiif; n "FrocddJii LeaBUP" lo combat "the subtile terrorism" be sniri was being spread through tbe country by the Fedonil of Investigation und tin* Immigration and l<tatur:il)%itio» Sen 1 ice. The tbli'[| paily cuuriidalc lor e.sHleiu -said in hLs coluinn :n the Now Republic Hint hn km-w of inslnnccs \vhcro "young mm have been fired Ijeciuise an employer saw Iheiu wearing a Wallace button." .ssiueii have kept ((emulous to bis campaijiii [inonytnous bi\'iuise they [eared lelaliation from ihinr a-s,soci:itc.s, ise said. "Stealthily, over Ihe Unite;! tates black fear Ls creeping," Wallace: wrote. "So lar it doesn't KbooV iwople. Its incthod is to stifle every prop revive thought b.v subtle terroristn." Proposing an "infonuul" U*nj*ue witli lii'adqiiartcrs at the mnftf'.ztnrvi offices, \\'»llace tu'yed "everyone who lias a specific inslanuo of how the It'dcral gnvornnii'iit or bu.siness- nien )i:tve abridged out* freedom to write" TO ttie leaijue. "Give llui niime of the man w!n> put pressure on you or vrhn at^Jicd an un-American question," he .-mill. "When im'i-'.sti^ntoi'.s .spread /<\ir and terror ninong thase who arc 1 workin}. 1 , ptiliiically to overthrow the present administration by votes," be added, "government i.s stepping oulsjclc of its coaitiiiitioiinl functions. We shall oppose such cxtra- finictioniiiR by nsin-^ American methcd.s." Couldn't Wait City League Cage Title at Stake Tonight The Lny Kli'li Mntnrmeii itml Uin lla.v.1 Orocer.-i will meet on the Armory courl al 8 o'clock tonight In lhe second game of the nlylhc- vllle Y's Oily llaskctball I.CIIRIIB championship play-otf. 'Die Molornx-n, second-half u-tn- licis in regular league play, defeated (he Grocers, lli-sl-halt winners, •I1MI In the tlrsl giime of the play- ! off Tuesday night and a win lo- The Jilshl would give them lhe city championships. The Motoimcn me tin 1 10-11 city champions. A preliminary game ln'tween lhe Wakellcld Sen-Ice station mitnlct and the Luxoni Independent.-; has been iiminged ,, s a inellmlnarv lilt lircmtlim lontghl's main CVHII. Tlui preliminary game is slated lo get underway at 1 o'clock. PAGE SEVEN Jury Unable to Agree In Mackrcll Lawsuit SIIKHIOAN. Ark., March -I. (Ul 1 ) - Gubernatorial candidate Jumps Mackrcll was dm; to resume his Mtu'cli speaking tour ul Ihe i-mnt Arkansas Commission Hears Rate Hike flea lions,, hen- today, alter mktrlitl us the defendant In" a properly will at I.ttllo Hock yes- The Mill, was Inouuhl by Mrs. Alice May, wlu> chnrgc<l Mull Mack- ri'll lonk possession of (>ru|K*rty which belonged to her dead hus- liand. .She asked fur u settlement of approximately $nt l fl i Tile Jury ili-lliici-ulr-il' mile moie slon heaiinn „,, (he requcil of 32 Arkansas railroad* lor nyiproxlrnale •2(1 per cent. Increases In IntuisliUe ,. • - iiii- iimiLiiiissLiHi call < limn an hour before report!i>c ,j lc ,,,,.,.„„„,, I|lik ,., ,„,, tlinr h iiM* 1,,.,..!!.,. --I,. I.....H....1 I "I- imiuisis II.SMU IO| t eight rates was In Us third day I day, The commission was due lo hear f litier avjulnsl. lhe pro- I wed Inci'cascs liefore taking the i se under advisement. The pro* s million of the rnllrotn"* case was completed yesterday. The commission can either grant QUICK RELIEF FROM ,t was h<,pe, r y i r ;^\-^r^r^ 'Lxr«; ula.sU (.i.cult nrnrl--x,,,, re-1 „,.„,„. [„(.,,,„„',, o|llj , ,„ ,, U( , R ' , M cerinln commodities. midned citilet when the mistrial decl.sliin was nunouiiccd, nlihimgii It «'ns JaminiM with Mackrcll supporters Illill IVrdilhn ItltiKN The giving ill ail Iron rlmt (o mark a belrolhal wns an oM H<nnati eu.slom. acrordmi: u» the K.urycldpedln III llanntca. Tho ROld Head Courier Ncw.5 . Aria. KIRBV DRUG COMPANT KIKBV HI-WAV DECG CO. OWKS'8 RF.XAIX DRUG CO. AKMORKL DRUG COMPANY Armorrl: I'KTTV'S rHARMACZ f.uxorat NORTH LITTLE ROCK , „„„.,„„,„„„,„ Mar. 4. <UP>— TWO Greater Little I old-fasliioned Rock basketball teams were favor- 1 ed today to win the District 6 Class ) New £nglander; . Big Welcome in Qzarks A l)asketball tournament opening the team would be adde<r"\vitn7n' next two weeks. Teams represented at last night's meeting were Blythcville. Osceola ArmoreJ. Victoria, Little River and Lutes. These five teams were accepted as members of the league Each learn will be allowed a roster of not more than 10 players of noil-professional status. The group . voted that no radius restriction be Placed on the recruiting of players as long as the players obtained met with the specifications of the league constitution. Night Games 1'rnjiuscd Plans lor night baseball were discussed at the meeting and it was agreed that at least three parks in the county be equipped with lights The Osceola park is already equipped for night baseball and it announced that plans for a ni^ht park in Blyllicvlllc were being formulated. The Mississippi County Semi- Pro League is a revival of "the Mississippi County Amateur League of ast year which was sponsored by he BlythevIHc y. The semi-pro league will work independent of all other organizations ivitli the test. Jacksonville also drew a bye and will play the winner of the Little Rock-Mabelvale game. j The district championship game is scheduled for 8:45 p.m. tomor- ' row. Motorist Dies in Crash NASHVILLE. Ark., Mar. 4. lUP) i —Funeral were being plan- | one ned (otiay for H. H. Chesshir of ""' Nashville, who died yesterday when he apparently control of his car on Highway 4 near here and it turned over. Si/oom Springs Suffers $50,000 Loss in Fire CLARKSV1LLE. Ark., Mar. 4.' IU1M—This Ozark mountain town has set out the welcome mat lor an elderly Vermont couple and their goats, in anticipation ol their arrival today or tomorrow. Mrs. Arthur LcMcar left Bethel, Vt.. Jan. 25. in a home made wagon hound for a new life otl an Arkansas goat farm whlie Mr. Lcinear sold their home. Since then, her husband lias joined her, the wagon has been swapped for a truck, and o[ her goats lias become a maternity case The lesidents and merchants o[ Clarksville have revealed that they are planning to help the Lcmcars make a new start with generous Bills. Joe Di.Mai;i;io couldn't wait la i;et into spring U\.iniiiK with tin- Yankees in St. PL-torsburg. so takes his cut in street cMlirs at SportfvCn.stcrs' fust t>:u;cm:m uiMinsl the All-Stars at Miami 13c;ii'h. The prtx'crd.s went lo the Cancer Fund, Parole Board Releases Four M/ssco Men Six Mississliijil Coulily' men .sp«- tciicrd In terms in (lie Arknlis.i.s 1'cnitciuini-y were nniotii; 40 |ni- .ioncrs pnrnlcil ypslculny by tile Stan; llcmnl t)f Pnrilons, rnroli-.s and probation In IJtllc Ronk. The men. the; diarfjL'.i Dioy wn-i; (•(iiri'iclccl on, (In- clutre lllfy were sciuciu'i'rt anil ihHr terms follow: Lawrence Cofior, second desree innrcli-f, Ocl. '22, li)40, 21 yciirs; Auvei'ti Cnnnall. grnnd larceny, Nov. '1, 1910, four .vrJirs; Is;l;u: Cooper, «rand larceny. Nov. 5. 151-13. six; Roy Houston, .socoiui decree murder. April [i, 1011, 21 years: Chester Cleclus Johnson, Inirftlnry ; and aniilrt lalcTiiy. Mpr. 32, 1S43. 10 year.s; und Jinnr-s Nance, urnnd ; larceny, Nov. 5, 19-17, tuo years. Bird Bar SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark., Mar. 4. cUP)—Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Riallo Theater here early today and damaged at least three other business e f )- lishments. Plremen tentatively estimated the damage nt more than S50.000. The blaze started near the screen of the theater about 11:45 p.m. I shortly after the last show had ended. It spread quickly and was ; not drought under control until i Carthy. Jr.. lour other fire departments had ' evcnt ;vit " ! ueen called in. The C, R. Jones Hardware Store In an adjoining building was badly damaged The owner estimated Ihe damage al $10.001) which he said was covered by insurance. Other establishments damnRCd by smoke, fire nnd water \vcre Taylor's Market and Brown's Mercantile store. Pirc departments from Siloam Springs, John Brown University. Fayettci'tJIe, Gravette and Springdale brought the blaze under control. Henry Ransom's 138 Wins Pro-Amateur Tournament PALM BEACH. Fla.. Mar. 4. KIP) —Henry Ransom, smooth-swtn^hip i from navitila. III.," today boasted Viis first major victory of the Winter Golf circuit aftc-r capturing the $10,000 pro-amateur lotir- nament at the Semhiolc country club with a cl.'issy 3(t-ho!e total of I3E. Sammv Knead of Hot Springs, Va.. and amateur George T. Mc- won the partnership best ball 127. River Conference Called PINE BLUFF, Ark.. Mar. 4. (UP) —Gov. Ben Laney and 'fi vc con- grc.ssmen will b e oh han.l when chief U. S. Engineer U. Gen. n. A. Wheeler speaks Friday at Pine Bluff on the development, of the Arkans.i.s River Valley. The congressmen are w. F Norrell, James W. Trimble and' Oren Harris ol Arkansas. Earl Wilson of Indiana and Leonard Hall of New York. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TOiN'KJHT "The Burning Cross" \'tri:fni ] Slinrt I'riiUiy « Sill unlay "Song of the Drifter" with .liinoiy W:il;rly Oiirtonn uncl IIl!i Cluplrr of "Perils of Nynka" Negro Deaths Funeral services for Carrie Truss. Negro. 50, who died at her home in I Memphis Monday, will be conducted Sunriny afternoon, 2 o'clock at the Enochs Church by Rev. F. S. Shaw, pastor. Burial will follov: in Mt. Zion Cemetery. She is survived by her husband. Isirth Tnis.s and two ilruighter.s. Caston Funcial Home Is m charge H's dinner time for Pcewcc, 2- week-old warbler canary 'belonging to Mr. and Mrs. E] mcr Kintlslatcr of Milwaukee, Wis. Pceweo is one of seven' baby canaries Ihe Kindsfoters have That's Ihe nozzle of an eye- droppcr Pcewcc is reaching far THEATRE LUXORA friric of (he Cnmmuni(v" Ilial 4'!6I Opens al K-.30 p.m.: Starls 7:00 p, m "Last of the Red Men' with .Ion ll.ill anil Michael O'Sh rA Warner .Vcws Also Shorts Friday & Saturday "Bad Men of Missouri with Drnnis Morgan and .Tans \V.vman Serial: "Secret Agent" ,\ 0 .' 9 Also Shnrls Dining a storm in Lincolnshire England, fish fell from the sky They Had been swept from a ticaro* pond by the wind. league officers and one representative from each Icnm to comprise the governing council. New Theater Manila's Finest Shriws KVKK1 N'ICHT Box Opens Week nays 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m, CnnU Shri»uis Tonight "SMASH-UP" with Bnwmnn and Susan Hayward Also Short Siih.jccls Friday "Return of Rin Tin Tin" Dnnalrt Vvonds and Claudia Drake Also Shorts "Last Days of Boot Hill" with Charles Slarrctl. Smiley BurnelU Selected Shorts BLYTHEVILLES ONLY* ALL WHITE THFATPF Continues Through Saturday ADMISSION: Adults 50c Children 25c Tax Included I'AMOUH ll-lliod ol )lltl< In. tli-vi-liiju' Dnlih's Truss—. No liullis N» Hells Nil SI nips A I'acliny Itcprrsriilallvr Will lll.vllin-lllr, Ark. VIMI May Si-c \VIII I Ohllcatliin. Saturday, March 6th, 1948 In- llcmiin ! This ill' Tlinl \Vr,n. iiin-l liat- 'I'hls Truss 111 I>I:MONSTKATU>\ Ask for W. 1'. Clink (rum I lie Homo tlffh-l' HI the <it.rr llnlel. DOBBS TRUSS CO., INC. AI.A. LET THE GCPC MAN CLEAN UP YOUR BILLS It you Irnv* a lot oj ftcnU«[id bUU 01 old d*bU, »• Ih* GCPC Kun jot th« money you n«*d. H« Hl(«» lo mak* loan* to k*ly P«opl» and you'll Uk* hit piompl, jrUndly. con[\H»n1ial »»ir^c»* Rtpayin«]il> ntranq«i lo tull yout i«q.uli«m«nU. Phoo* «f eo«« 1*. General Contract Purchase Corp. 122 \VeH( Ash Klreet Klythevillv. Ark. W BLAN HEATH ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF BUDGET DEPT. 1 Get our AIL-OUT y " ™ " *' * ALLOWANCE! 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