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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 8, 1948
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PACK six RLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 1948 County Girls' Champions Dyess is Winner Of District Title Marmoduke Defeated In Class B Finals Of Tournament School Eagles annexed Iheir first Dislricl 4 Class -B" basketball championship here Sat in-day night by naming out Marinadiike 2G to 25 In the finals of (he Class "B" tonr- n ey, By winning the championship the Eagles won the right lo represent the district in Ihc slate Class "15" me*L- which will open lomorro\v nifnt. First-round games in the. slut-? meet will be played on thy home^courts of teams reprc.sentm.: the even dlslrict.s. The Eaclcs wilt meet Lynn of 'District 3 in their i first round tangle at Ihe Ryin lu-M tomorrow night at 8 o'clock. Aside from winning the di.strict title, the Eagles placed three men on the all-district squad chosen uy • thc officials and conches of the two teams playing in the finals at Ihc climax of the semi-final rounds. District Tram Selected Marmadukc and Stanford placed (wo men each on the honor team with Oi-awfordsviilc, Tech High o! Para^ould and I'yronza each placing one. Member of Ihe all-dlstrlcl team are Rogers, Dean find Jacobs of Dyess; Craig and Holifield of Marmaduke; Gaines and Ncvvberry of Stanlord; Brings of Crawfmdsvillc; j Brown of Tech High; and Elms o[ | Tyronza. Two players were given honorable mention honors due to thc closc- n«s of the balloting. They were, LaRlle of Wilson and Brcwington of Tyronza. The - Marinaduke fracas started slowly with both teams featuring a strong defense. Thc two teams battled point for point throughout the entire contost the Eagles managing lo lead nil Uie way. Al thc end of thc first period they garnered a 5 to 4 lead and held a 15 lo 13 margin al halflime. Thc Eagles shifted Into high gear in the third quarter to register six tallies to Marmaduke's four and ... , Jain a 21 lo 11 lead al Ihc end of | past lour years. The eapilal rit.v j o.sbnro Saturday lllRhl" thc period. But Marmnrtuke rallied boys were coned mil In district play I Holier, a sophomore, in the final stanza to come within by Nortli Ijttle Hock, followmj! a i ' ' one poinl of Ihe Eagles. 'disastrous finish lo what early I Flaj Clean Ciamc I promised lo he n Kood season. The championship contest was Class "A" teams Invited were Van vrry smoothly played with only M Burcn of District I. Newport of personal fouls called on uolh teams, j District 3. Hot Springs of Dislriel The game was unique in its tush- 112 and Comvny of District 11. ion inasmuch n.s no player was-! District 4, for thc first time in forced to leave the game due to ex- 'several years, was completely overlooked when the invitnlional bids were handed out. It was generally believed during the district tour- namcnt in Jonesboro last weekend that the Hlythevlllc Chicks mlRhl receive one of Ihc four bids clue t'> Ihcir season record of 17 Raines won Hurricanes Lick Bay for District Title JONKSBOnO, Ark,, Mar. 8—Coin. Ing from b?liinit in Die second period, Hie Jonc.slxmj High School Gol- MONDAY, MARCH 8, 1948 NAICTournomentjDoc/gerS Trade Play Open, Todoy frf Stgnky In Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo,. Mar. 8 — <UI'j —Cnifc powerhouses from across the nation opened the 10th annual I Nalional Asxoclatlon of Inter-Col- mpionslilj) Boston Braves Olympics bracket, Eighl-game first.round , of eight Barnes scheduled for Wednesday. The games today pilled Montana vs New Britain. Conn., Teachers: Central Oklahoma state j The Wilson IliRh School uiils basketball team won then second . on.scciillvc county championship^Thursday night by do.vnin;: K'-;s : :;!) to :',c) in the linals ot Ihc cn:mly UMIUKT held at Csccola. Members of the squ-ul aiv front row lell lo ,i K ht M. Hyals. u. prollill. M. 1, Sparks. 1,. Vaughn, A. I.alhan, and B. Lehr. Second row F. I'ylaiKl, c. Campbell, J. Bow-en and Coach Roy Stobausih. —L. McAfee, p. Campbell, I). Coble. State High School Cage Meet Search Continues Opens in Little Rock Tomorrow MTFLE ROCK, Ark.. March 8(UP) — Th? line-up for Arkansas' iii^h schixil basketball tournament wi:s complete Icday, wilh play scheduled in round ^aines out In the stale tomorrow nlslit. Thc 16-team rard in bolh Class wi'.h ["A" and "R" play was cmnpletf-d For Trio Lost \n Small Boat Friday ship al the Berl Smith gym heie Saturday msht by ([rubbinv in:; nay High School yellow Jackets 59 w «rc"to b^play^-'boih "today'a'nd lo 43 m the district lourney finals, tomorrow, wlili the seeon 1-nn, Inspired by previous tourney vie- *"oa« loimu toriiH. the scrapping Yellow Jackets lorccd the ilui-ricaties 10 Ihe defensive eaily in the first frame bj' Kiiimiig an 8-0 lead in Ihc Initial five minutes o! |i;ay. But their vic- loj-y hojies were shorl lived as the Hurricanes Ix-nan lo roll in the li- lutl iv,n minutes of the quarter r .o tie the s:nrt- al It-all. Prom there on it was Ihe Htirri- caix-.-i naim-. Tliey moved to ihe from early in ihc second period and began pouring points llimiish Hie hoop io sain a Ul lo 15 lead at the half-way murk. Paved hy liprward Charlie Stephens and center Everett Johnston, tire. Hurricanes continued their on- Klauntit in the third quarter pilini; up point ailer point for u 48 to 2> Missco Boys Get Berths on District 4 Team yesterday with the Executive C> mitlee of the Arkisnsas Athletic |? u. jjodk'c Assoiriution invited four strong con-. Chicks and J. lending fives In each division. nila Uons were'awarded berths, on In issuing the Class "A" invita- tile Class "A" all-district basket- tlons the committee passeil up I-il- ' ball team chosen at thc climax of tic Hock, state titleholder fnr LlieUhc Dislricl 4 loiirnajneiit in Jon- lend a: I lie end of thc frame. Th? Goldshirrs slewed down a bit in the linn! stair/..i with the suli- i-.liUjlcs playing masl of the way. Hay whipped up a rally mid-way in thc (planer bul there wa.s no hop:: left io! JoiK's^orn's lead was too r,re:it to overcome. Sti-pJii'iis and John.ston tied for hi;:h-sra:c hnnnr.s for the Hurricanes wilh ]<> points each, and Gilliam paced ihe Yellow Jackets willl 17. .„.,.. „, ,, , i Followiii!: thc ;;aine Ralph Hazlin MIAMI. Pla.. March 8. IIJP) - | „, p llr . nl , oll |,|. presldeiu of tile Dis- As-c.-rnd extensive search was plan- [ ,,. ki 4 Athlciic Association, pre- to, ay for Jockey Albert Snid- I seined lire trophies ,„ the first and u .ind two other companions miss- second place teams and announced mB In a smail boat o!f the Florida the all-district teams e.hosen by Coas since Friday. ( , oarh ,, s ,„ tollms p ,,,. tjdlraUn h > . A widespread search for Ihe trio • -is I ended al nightfall yesterday \vith- t>f the Blytheville out success. With Snider in'the 16- i,,,,rsiMTn (•>•> Harris of the Ma- | loot open boat, were C. H. Trotter, , s colt ,J.>| Prazier. Toronto, Canada, maim- ! st,.,)],,.,^ iici l!u ;; mcl '- 1 John.ston (ini More than 30 aircraft. Including Morris military and private plane.s and j p.,,. rctL ' ,'^J " nlimps com;ed an area of thc Ai- a u b;,;u,tions: Joncsboro- .\ber- lantic from Key West lo Dry Tm- ,,. ul , v , 2)p Pl . vo , (5l _ nnd Col)|c ( ,, . F. . F. . C . a . G . Kay (43| . (G) CocpLT (17) Gilliam tC) Tice . (4) Kceves Griffi'.li cculve fouling and only one substitution was made, that by Defensive piny by both teams \vas exceptionally good. Sam Clark, ihu Eaplfs forward, wns the defensive standout for DVC.S.S handling the bull beautifully and breaking up numerous M a r m a d u fc e ,,... Guards Stevens and Agec turned ;n nice floor performances for Marmaduke. Jacobs copiwd high-point honors for the Eagles registering nine tallies followed closely by leammate and eight lost and their fine showing in Ion lo AAA tile committee agreed that teams chosen v/ere "the four besl teams as shown hy their "records. ' Last year Ihc I.eachville Linns ... -, , witnessed his second year as a member of the chick five. He was one of the leading scorers of Ihe team as well as one of the defensive stalwarts. Harris, a senior at Manila High ^"JUSo"^"-."^ 1 .? !£ ^ talked-about. plnycrs of thc tourna. ment. Both Harrl.i and Hodge played center. Eight, other players received berths on the honor team, three from Joncsborn, tw one each from M Corning, other members of the mythical squad arc: Charles Stc- tugas and found no I race, of Ihe boat, which is powered by a five- horsepower motor. Snider, Trotter and Praiier to do some fishing, presumably , The coasl nuard here reported that the men had no food with them, only one gallon of water and three | ^altons of gasoline In the boat. I - — , Hay Raules Wise i4). i2i, Warren Hi, allr! of Six in nior team, three I f^ » r^r-r^' an'd I Drawings Today nembers of the j fr\f R rfl/• !/• e t r In , „ , ,. iiij-LiiiLiu .MIUIUI arc- Charles Stc- 1 «*1UV.IVV.IS in =^ nilttce agreed that lhe',«n „, T^,.^.^« ,„,... ..... ., . i .EL*^*I nnADENTON. Kin., Mar. 8. (UPI - One player can make or break a ball club mid Ihc Uo.slon Braves , a »d their supporters hoped loday in the • 'hat the acquisition of peppery Ed- I die Slanky was going lo work both cards ways for them. They felt he could well make, the Braves and at Ihc same lime break the Dodgers, for he Is that kind of a guy. They bought staiiky because they felt he would be a steadying influence on the one question mark v.s Pero -and BrlBham Young iMsslssippi Delta Teachers. A glance at the 32-team bracket .showed that the week-long NAIH tourna'ment. orRanl/.cd by small state colleges, has uradliated from thc "little basketball" stage Two Cage Games , Booked liravcs Ml , gBBIM bp<amse thev In Armory Here Tonight } roiiUln'l come up with vital double 1)1:1 v.s. manned- Billy Soutluvortli is woi- iicd about this year t s shortstop. Weakness In that post cost them A Rood chance for tlin National Lca- suc pennant last year for Ihev came up with two' 21--ame winners, the best lilttin? icani in ihn majors and still wound up third. The answer was shortstop, for that was the position which cost the Braves ball games because they A double-header basketball pro- sram between two North Mississippi County 4-H club teams and Hie Wakefielcl Service Station am! ! Blackwater Independents will be I held at lhi> Armorcv here tonight' t The Wakefield-Blackwatcr tilt is listed as the main event with Hie Promised Land 4-H club team meeting Lone Oak In a special pic- I limlnaiy attraction. The game ! Is slated to start at 1:30. Hoppe Retains Title Zale to Meet New York Boxer in Little Rock MTTL'? fJCCK. Ark.. March « lU.P.l—7>MJ- Z:-'r- -Us :• s-cond test tonhht in hi, attrmpl at nn- oihcr ensngcincn; with Reeky Grnzi.ino this Summer and a chance lo regain the middleweight crown. Znle meets a slightly li-ihler and considerably younger Bobby clans of Buffalo, N. Y. The Gary ste=l worker knocked him through Ihc about 1S3 and Ctaus at, 154' but ll'io Tie In Fourball Tourney To Be Played Off Today MIAMI, pla.. March 8. (UP) — The team of Bobby Locke nml! Mangrum was scheduled lor a p'a'v- off today against Jim Perrier and louiy Middle-off after the two coin- bines duelled to a 36-hole deadlofi m the $10,000 four-ball R olf tournament. Locke, the South Africa chain- l«o.: aiui liis pai-lner. Mangrum, B00d-!ookm e Chicagoan, .shot superlatively yesterday but their best efforts were duplicated by PGA i champion Perrier of San Francisen and Middleeolf, ,,,j]<i' . mannered Memphis. Tenn,. dentist. After climlnatliiR the team tlf Sam Byrd and Jolmny Revolt:-..' Mangrum and Locke slal(c< i O ff well awnisl Perrier and Middlecoff. Maiigrum sank a 45-foot putt, I em the opening is only lo watch Middlecoff sink a shot from the siunc distance several holes laic.-. At [he end of Hie first 18 holes birth teams showed totals of 63, scvc'l .strokes under par ajid ihc Ix'.s',, cards of the tournament to date. Some 500 fans followed the two teams and applauded repeatedly as they halved 11 consecutive holes dminff the afternoon round. The teams were tied again at nightfall. Winners ot today's extra-hole mat:h will nice; Herman Keiser of Akron, O-, and John Palmer of Badin, N. C. Tennessee Golf Tourney Set For June 14 MEMPHIS, Tenn.. March R. (UP) —Margaret Onnlhcr of Memphis will defend her slate golf championship at Ihe Tennessee Oolf Tournament -starting here on June 14 it was announced yesterday. Contestants will include 'lUrs. Scott Pi-nbasco of Chattanooga, Mrs. Kmmett .Vaughn ot Knoxvillc. Mrs. R. R. Shelly of Kinfjsport anil Mrs. Bow Sp?.rks, and Elaine Morris of Nashville. plonship In three-cushion billiards' last night by defeating Ezequiel Navarra. Argentine champion, 450 points to 370. A slalom is a against time, course. skiing race usually down a zie maduke's scoring attack with eight points. Dyess advanced to the tourney li- nals by defeating Stanford 35 to M in the semi-finals Saturday morning and Marmaduke blasted Tyronza 31 lo 2* in the other semi- !,,' round tangle lo advance to the championship tilt, . . • • Lineups and box score of the championship game follow: Heailhif. Hie Class "B" invited quintets was Catholic High of. U 1 tie iioi-k, wh.cli loM to Die deaf school in Ihe district six title tfame. Atkins wa.s named from District 11. Dmnas from 8 and Guernsey from ltln rett of .lones'ooro, Leon Tnrpln of Parajould. Herschel Walker of Marked Tree. Boll Scoll of Jonesboro and .Mm Oliver of C'orniui;. C'.illifirn. ace forward and leading point-maker of the .second-place 15ay Yellow Jackets, was voted as (ho tournament's most outsiandillB player. The Dyess Eagles. District 4 Class "B" champions, are paired with Lynn or District :t in a first round y:\me and the Joncsboro Hurricanes, winners of ihe District Class A" frown, are paired with Diites- ville. Complete pairitm.s for first mum games o\ er the state night follow: Class "A- North Little Hdck. District (1, al Brinkley, Dislriel 5. Magnolia HOP at El Durudn i9i. Oxford i2P at Fayetteville tli. I Van H'.ireii umitedi at Hnl Postmaster General Jesse M. Don- \ Springs cimitcdi. 126) Dean 17) . Clark U) . Jacobs t9) Rogers Hi Crisell (51 F.. P.. C .. G G Mar'dukc <7> Crai : ; \™ .. (2) Freeman . . (8) Holifield ... 1C i Stevens 12| Agre i California Mat Performer to Ma!<e Appearance NEW YORK. Mar. B. ilJI'i. — KVU's Violets, suarantced not to shrink and the lioundinr; nillikcns from St. Lmii.s u were dun to share the top scedlngs when (lie draw ir, made today for thc National Invitational Basketball Tournament. The waBCfing for the inert, which beiJlns Thursdav at lladison Square Garden, established the two as a joint 3 to 1 favorite. Next in line came North Carolina Stale at 5 to I, and I hen DePaul at 6-1, Texas aiitl Western Kentucky at 8-1. Bowling Qireii at 10-1 and LaSalle at 15-1. Meanwhile, with the Invitational nETKOIT. March 8. i UP)—Po- ( lice spread a dragnet today for a i man they said entered a suburban nisht cl'.ib and. while the lislu.s ] ^verc dim for a floor show, shot and I killed his wife and wounded he: L companion. . Some patrons thought thc shots wci-t • parl of the act," police said. In:,it ad. pretty, redheaded Mrs. j Uii;i Caldwell \va.s der.d with threr^ bullets in her heart and her com- pamon, Claude Carbciile. was sta^- Jieiillg with three bullets in h:s briciy, At thc door, yrim-faccd Homer CaUiwell btandisiu::! i ,'s smckin^' revolver and wara'd t~. o palions who approached him to .s.and back. "Take it easy." he told them. 'T'\e got two bullets left in here. Keep away or I'll lei you have it." He bounded out the door and es- ca]K.'d down an alley. Some 103 customers of thc Coolidge Inn Club Substitutions:—Fields. Post Office Inaugurates New Air Parcel Service . - aldson has announced that air parcel post will be Inaugurated between the Unilcd Slates and 21 foreign countries effective March 15. The countries which will receive Ihls service are: Austria. Belgian Congo. Bermuda. Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, Eire i Ireland >. Finland, Gold Coast Colony, Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Greece. Iceland. Italy, Netherlands, Newfoundland. Norway, Sweden. Switzerland. Tunisia. Turkey and Union of South Africa, One of thc latest fire-alarm devices is triggered by ultra-violet rays from thc fire's flame rather than by its heat. Mansfield (!•_•> at Uus.,ellville Ul> Warren i!U at Pine nluff 171. Jnncsborn Mi at liatrsvillc 131. Conway i invited > at Newport lin vilenv Class "H" H.-zi'll i5> at D tle Uoek i [ii Hampton i(l> at Waldo iltn. West Fork .U at Marshall 12'. Guernsey i invited at Dumas i invited'. Formosa <MI at oden UUP. Grady i7i at HcrmiCmc i8>. I,ynn dii at Dycss 141. Atkins i invited i at Catholic High 'inviiech. i Head Conner News Want Ads. Frank Ilickes". a ^0^-ponncl prap- I pier trom Ciilifo'rnia will make his lomoiTow [ ir utial iippearance here tonn;lit i when lie teams with .Joe Welch i-i | the ing match feature of the. Amorir.ui Leginn's weekly wres".- Hng program a', thc Lesion Arena. Mickey and Welch \\ill be pitted apains; t\vn old favorites of the local circuit,' Bill Canny ami Red Roberts, in the tag match feature.. This will be Canny ami Hofceits lirsl appearance, here as a team i:i ; several months. i Hickey. a .'rnior light-heavy, is a veter:ui of ihe grunl and groan business lia\'ini; operated in all sections of «he nation. He was s:hed- \ tiled lo apprar here mi last week s , card but tailed to show up and was j rc-bookeci this week at his own re- I (Hirst. T;pnii:h;-s limit will brills; toi:e:'':- er three old mills. Canny. Holier::! and Welch. Canny and Rollers hnvo Ijcen oiieralint: as a tag tea.n :*>r alniosi a decade and are co:i- I limed ctiemys of the lamni:s wi-j.sthin: Welch family of whicli Joe is a member. TV, 11 top-flight preliminaiy .M-;a;i.s i are slated lo precede the mii.n eve::t with Roberts meetillK Wolc'l i with Canny in the lall in the lirsl and Hirkey tatiglm s af Srhuol in Lit- poised for the go-gun, Columbia wa.s added to the list ,,; N.C.A.A. tomnanient teams, ronudhig out j thc Eastern bracket fnr the March IS-L'O semifinals. Kcatlli-kv-. Holy Cross and Michigan previnnslv had accepted bids. Racing at Oaklawn Enters Third Week of Season HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Mar. 8.— < UP)—Sprinters will continue to share the major poitlmi nf the spotlight at Oaklawn tod;iv. opening the third week of the M-day race season. Thc six-fmlons: allowance event carded as the sixth race holds thc feature *j>ot with ' 18 unminatcd. '• Qiiintero. winner over a good field in his last effort, u-il! carry j top weight of llf) polling. Others 1 Vit, Junior Wolf, Artillerist, Ample ' Reward. Bcvena and Clood Baby. The supporting card Is made up of five other sprints and two eiis- j-'aped for a moment, then grabbed thf-ir wraps and ran. too. Del. Lt. Louis Balaze said the dean woman was identified from a card in her purse but police lacked coms>lctc details of (lie couple. Balaz? said Mrs. Caldwcli was thc mother oi six children and had been separated from her husband five or six times in the last two years.Once she worked as a waitress, he said, and became an acquaintance ci Carbeillc, a ship-yard worker. as the World is Round P Seagram's «*</<£ Sure BARRETT HAMILTON, IHC. l JKS,Sg< DISTRIBUTOR SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 8G.8 Proof. 65°/o Craia Neutral Spirits. Seagram-Distillers Corpoiatioa, Chrysler Building, New York Is Your Tractor Pulling Its Load... Is It Sluggish? If y««r tractor jusl Isn't rtninc I rh»ck It over Ihormiirhlv. A m l the J.b for ,hich it w " 1 - thtm job— Iv^ ,„ « y aer. The fust bout is scheduled for 8 o'clock. Telephone Was Gadget In Good Old Days MILWAUKEE cUPI — Old Mil- watlkccsns sti'l iccall the time in 1817 when thc late Valentine Bla:?.. beer magnate, finally consented to have a telephone installer! in his office. When the phone rang a few minutes later. Blalz answered it and talked for a while. Then lie turned to the lelcphone man. -Very interesting." ho said. "But :t really i.s no help to me. Most. oE my friends and business associates speak German, And this tiling speaks English ' Reari Co\irier Ncw.s Want Arts 3/2 SOUTH2»p ST. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING l.OWICST AD.MISSION I'KICK AXWYdKHK! Keened Scats on Sale al Uic Legion Arciiii from (i p.m. Kvcry .Mondivy ADri.TS ir>c — CHILDUKN 15c Monday, March 8 HOX SKATS 15c KXTRA (Tn\ TAG MATCH- BILL CANNY and-RED ROBERTS vcssus FRANK HICKEY and JOE WELCH ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-M1NUTE MATCHES Fronk Hickey Vs. Till! Car?ny Red Roberts Vs. Joe Welch This Motorist Couldn't Stop— Can You? THEATRE LUXORA I'ricle of the Community" Opens M 6:30 p.m.; Starti 7:00 p-m. Tonight "Gone With the Wind" (In Terhnlcolor) wilh Clark G;iblc, Vivien Leigh anrt Leslie Hnw:ird Warner NPW.I; Also Shtirls Tuesrlny "SWAMP WATER" wilh iKi Andrews and Anne Baxler Serial: "Brick Bradforrt" Also Shorls New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Box O;icns \Vetk Dajs 1:0(1 p.r» Matinee Saturday * Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. 'Cont- Showtaf Don't Get Thrown for a Loss - - lirnkcs arc put on your car (« prutccl vcui. Your brakes mttsf always he in prime rontlition. I-el us check llu-rti. If they need relirunjt, you will want In take nrivantngc of these low prices: CHEVROLET $12.95 PONTIAC $17.95 FORD $12.50 PLYMOUTH $12.95 DODGE $13.50 OLDSMOBILE $15.50 BU1CK . ' $15.50 BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY Dodjcc, Plymouth, Dodsre .loli-Ksitetl Trucks 217 South -Second H(. Phone -1122 TONIGHT "SINGAPORE" with Fred JlncMurray and Ava Garrtnfr Also Selected Shorts Tuesday "MARK OF ZORRO" " ilh H Ij-rnnc Power and I.iiula llarnrlM Selccled Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday THE SCREEN'S MIGHTIEST MUSIC SHOW!

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