The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 23, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 23, 1947
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FACT (ARK-T COURIER TRTJRBDAT, OCTOBER », 194T K ChickasawsOff f t ** C ' To Meet Subiaco , c * • C\mu AA Champions Of District 4 Duo T* Put Up Stiff Fight Th* Bljlheville Chtckasaws, > ' *tro««,' left by bus thls'mornlrij for rarisTArk, where they will engage tht Subiaco Academy Trojans, Claw AA champions of District*- *,'• in a •ndiron battle tomorrow night, The Chicks, riding tlie ore*l of a tiro-game winning streak, am rated slight favorites In. tomorrow night's class as -far- as ( «cores are "concerned, but In reality, the tribe will be facing one of the toughest oppopenU of the season. Boutuig a big and powerful line and one of the state's* fastest backs. Johnny Whlreri; a ITS-pound. fullback, the Trojans have romped through ari' almost perfect' season thus 'Jar. The only blemish on their record i* a scoreless deadlock with the Hot Springs Trojans In Ihow opening tilt. The following week they won over Jtort 8mith 13 to'7, defeated Bus- seUvilU the next week by a 21 to 6 jcor» and subdued Paragould two •week! ago b> a 1« to 7 count, Irojani Are Husky •With the aid of a pair of near Second bonkey Softball Game Finds Both Teams Scoreless Blythevlll* and O*ceola Jaycee, team* rode—after a fashion 7 -to the wcond scoreless tie In the last of a two-game "Donkey Softball" terle* at Walker Park last night as only one man got as Jar tti second base. The first game, played In Osccola Tuesday nljiht, also ended In a 0-0 deadlock *Hh second base a.s the farthest point reached by any player. An Osceola. player managed to steer his unwilling .jteed as far »s second last night and less than half a down made the trip as fur as first. The balklngesfcritters, It appeared, were provided the batters for their base-running. Approximately 800 spectators/saw members of both (earns bounce from donkey to ground and painfully try •vgaln to get a grip on the slippery animal*. J. R. Johnson and Charles Moore defeated Billy Wilson and Carl Mai- shall In Iho "U«ly Oodlva Relay Race," a contest Involving trips from home plate to second ba.w with stops to »rlggl< In and out of women's clothing. Thought at first to be a sprain, the wrist Injury suffered by Ralph Pulton of the Blythevlllc club during the Osccola gnmc was later found lo b« a double fracture, .It was reported today. He was the only casualty in both bruising con- Arkansas State Teachers Lead In College Grid Competition IBy United I'rm) , ' • The unbeaten a.nd miller; Arkansas State Teachers eleven Is on top M the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference heap today, setting In shape for Saturday's game with onc,e beaten mid once tied Arkansas Slate College. Tho tenches htivo literally do- ihiiiatcd piny during the early por- gaVpoumitackles, the Trojans boast.] tion of the season, according to a line that will average, near 180 line statistics. pounds per man and thnjr Jour State Tench era lend In total o*backfield men will tip the stales at fcnso with 10M net yards; more lay-by-ftay ftopoH on hick Gam* it Arranged Sam Johns, owner and operator f the Racorback Inn, and an ardent hick backer, announced today that play by play description direct im tlie playing field rill be given his drive-In on South Highway 1 tomorrow night. Mr. John stated' that h« had cased a wire direct to Paris where he game will be played and that t would be relayed back here to he Inn over equipment furnished iy the Fred Calllhan Radio Berv- ce. The broadcast Will start at o'clock, he said. Central Romps Over Langein Grid Contest , backfield an average of 166 pounds. And in their 12 jears of football they have »on the state non-conference title :thr« times. (him 200 net yrtrclsliettcr than the strong Magnolia A. and M. team. And the Teachers have nn impressive average gain of 6 and one half The Chicks tapered off their pre- yards n play, compared with 4,8 nt drills with a light. workout for Magnolia. this season he spent considerable time In working out a quick kick, Indicating that was anticipating a close game. The Big Chief slated yesterday that hh squad would spend tonight in RusseVlvllle, his nntlve home, '.• where the players will hold a light scrimmage session tomorrow. Presenting a vaitly Improved offensive game, the' Central Razorbacks romped over the Lunge Wild cats by a ZO-0 score In a "Y" Midgot league contest yesterday afternoon The winners scored once In the first period when Billy Michael took the oval on a hand-off from quar- terhack Bobby Hodgi and sped 45 yards lov the tally. JSodge thei bucked over for the extra poini and Central led 7-0. LcDon Gilbert accounted for ths was vacant ' second TD on a reverse which shook Conference I him loose through the middle for In total rushing it, Is the :;ame Aggies have completed 21 of 43 attempts for a lengne leading per- Cripples' Corner In SEC Crowded; Rough Drills Halt ATLANTA, Oa,. Oct. 23. (UP) — Hardly ft whodchtilr In (lie Southeastern "cripples' corner" today, but Tu- '. 40 yards and the score. Charles Hay lane coach Henry F'rnka couldn't i Hall took a quick pass over the goal convince himself that Triwis Tid- from Hodge for the exlra point. • well's fjaine log would necc.wnrlly The third and last score came make Auburn an cnsy mark come | oil'a sustained drive good for «0 Saturday. i yards with little Tom Lum sneak- Just to mnkc sure the roof would- i ing through center for the last three ' yards to pay dirt. Michael's attempted line plunge for the extra point WM bottled up. Lange demonstrated a good de- Big Basketball Clinic Planned For fi/ythev/7/e A basketball clinic. (Mturinf the showing of movie* of the Univeralty of Arkansas-New York UnWtnitj basketball fame In Madiaon Square Garden last year and talki and demonstration* by a*orge Kok, aix foot 10 Inch center of the Raaor backs and Al Williams, All-8outh- Conference forward laat year, will be held at the Blytherllle High School gymnasium Monday night, It was announced today. The clinic, arranged by Early Maxutl] Associates of Memphis and 6|K>nsored by Jive BlythevUl* busine*s concerns, Ark-Mo Pow«r Co., Mead's Clothing Store, Lay Eich Chevrolet Co., Oweru Drui Store and Huddleslon and Co., wll be free of charge and will be open to the public. Dr. Eugene Lambert, basketba) mentor at the University of Arkansa and a member of the Rules Com mlttee. will .show films of the Ar kansas-NYU game along with oth eis. If Jline permits, and will ex V» AA football TMIIM Boosting Perfect Jteorrf UTIUBjOCK. Ark., Oct. ». (OP) -With UM ioottell MMOTV *ollln« •long full lUta, tlM ArkanM* Athletic »MB«litlo« raporU Un high •choel VMOM itlll undtfMMd and united. Llttl* Bock Hl«h fchool with five vlcforiw, and f*]r«tt«vUk, with four win*, we UM inly AA t««m> with p*r(«et rttord*. **»anwhll«, Uan*- flekt high it Mttlm th« pac« In the A dlvldon with a perfect r«oord and aevtn yletorta*. Th« Morth Little Bock-B Dorado tie 1* the mly blot OB the otherwise perfect record* of tho** two Khools. SubUoo, with three rlctorl** and one tie I* U» only otrt*r AA undefeated school. Arkansas' T/iree Top Teams Favored in Games This Week Campbell Goes To Hospital for Examination n't wive In on Vila crew, too, Harold IRcdt' Drew of Alabama called a halt on Ihe . rough work for today and tomorrow, when the tide entrains for Athens lo meet Oeor- t [ cn5c but wax helpless when they gla Saturday. hurt the ball, making only one Olc Miss Coach Johnny Vaught threat the entire game. followed Drew's suit in banning ] . , head-knocking sessions as a l/re- caulion against furl her injury, * r liich now hns claimed guard Jim Crawford. Today Vaught moved Frank Fant into" the right guard.i slot for Crawford, who Is out, with • MEXICO CITY, Oct. 23. (UP)— kidney, and sent Jerry i Bob Feller's team of Major League plain all confusing basketball rules Kok, who won All-«outhwe*ter Conference honors in 1945, will de monstrate his famous pivot shot an Williams will give a demonstration of fancy and trick shooting. George coney, sports commentator who roadcasts all of the Razorbacks' ootball and basketball games, wilt be on hand to explain each act a* it presented. J. P. Friend, local .spoilt enthus- ast who was greatly responsible for blaming the clinic for Blythevlllt, tated that a special invitation is xtendeci to all basketball coaches player.s of Northeast Arkansas nd Southeast Missouri to attend his clinic. Feller's All-Stars in Mexico for Four Games important yards gained by passing. Complet- Ijrlll5ca Kmlluv , „„„ ,,..,„ „„.., lug 20 of 45 tosses, the lenchers T|Mlcl . ln {C1 , HB- ui> ac k Furlcy Sal- Organ Fixer Filer ST. LOUIS (UP)—John P. Btrelll Jr., S7 believes he Is Iho only fly- Ing organ technician In the world. have netted 349 yards. And the Teachers have a margin ' the touchdown . leads the, -rest of the state In paydlrl passes with a total of six, Significantly enmigli, U Is Stnlci Teachers brickfield ace Penrce who | , on 'the big ones, passes. The school mon, who Vauchl said would be out fov the Arkansas game at Memphis Saturday. The lowest moans, however, came from Eaton Rouge where ycster- Iny's two-hour blocking drill left 230-pound tackle, Hubert Shurtz, with a broken hand Strelff, connected with a St. Louis . touchdown honors having .scored i ,, during Ihe VnnderblH' electric organ firm files lo; repair 1(ollr , , total point, with 24 In Workhorsc halftartRivy • jobs; In Missouri and Illinois in a | ne i y n rcis rushing with 243. and In , inverted army plane he bought R verage gains rushing — Ihe amaz- ! ing average of nine yards per fbr *SOO. the conference- In individual j nilrt [CBrs lh ^' ho wou i n be nursing '" " ' game. Conies. pre-scnson Injury, also bclfcved lost for the commo- .„.(• tu-ssle. Vandy cased up todaj, loo. and All-Stars was due here today in a chartered nil-liner for a series 0 games' against Mexican All-Stars. The Cleveland Indian pitchln ace, along with his wife and Pitts burgh Pirate slugger, Ralph Kine arrived in a commercial airline Irtsl night, while the remaining players matlc an overnight stop at Monterrey, Mexico. . • • The All-Stars have games scheduled for today, tomorrow and Saturday, with a tentative game llste.1 lor Sunday. N. Y. Birth Rate Up NEW YORK (UP) — This city' ilrth rate 1.2 per 1,000 popu atlon the first week of Octobe compared to the previous wee Health Commissioner Israel Weln stein reported. A total.of 3.203 liv olrths was reported, making th birth rate 21.3 ped 1,000. Cats cannot see in absolute dark ness. Their vision is unusually acut in the. dusk, however. UTTUe ROCK, Ark., Oct. ».— (UP)—Leon (Muscles) Oarnp&el) first string fullback of the Unlver illy at Arkansas Rasorbacki, w* admitted to Baptist State HocplU yesterday for examination of ;nee injury by Dr. Joe Shuffield. Campbell arrived In Little Rock y plane shortly after 10 a.m., esterday accompanied, by Dr. PDunt lichardson, the team physician. Campbell wa* in excellent spirits and said that although he would not play in the Mississippi tame next Saturday in Memphis, or pos- Ibly the homecoming game against Texas A. and M. the following week. he was not to be counted out for IBy Dulled Pnea) Arkansas'! three top caliber .football teams, already past the midway m»rk, begin their strehlh drive* acalntt traditional but not too formidable opponent* In lea- ure games . tomorrow night. j Little Rock's Tigers go after their j sixth straight victory against the , Jonetboro Golden Hurricane In a tome game and once again Coach Wileon Matthews' powerhouse i* a decided favorite. Dorado and North Uttle Rock, :he two top contenders, will have x> display their tslent before visiting crowds. The Wildcats of a Dorado engage the Improved Pin* Bluff Zebras while North Little Rock's Wildcats Journey to Hot Springs to take on 4he Trojans. Both Wildcat elevens rate the upper edge.-, In other double-A competition, Smackover U at Texarkana, Hope at Camden, Port Smith at Rus- sellvitle, Blytheville at Subtaco, Harrison at Siloain Springs, Bentonville at Fayetteville, Alma Sprlngdale, Rogers at" Hunlsville and Van Buren at Joplhi. Mo. Other games In Arkansas high school football race scheduled this week-end, Friday unless otherwise indicated: Sloane-Hendrix at Wilson; Paragould at Marked Tree; OBceola at Conway; Crawfords- There are 107 men for every 300 women in rural America. vllle at Armorel, Marrlsburg at Keiler. Uixota at tnren; Hughw at .| Snawnee of joiner. New Theater Manila'* Finort Show* EVER* NIGHT Bex Owns Week Day* 1:N PJB ' Matinee SaUrday * Sunday ( ^ . t •al.-Bmn. 1 ».m. C»»t 8he*iSf ' TONIGHT "THAT'S MY MAN" a Revnblk Pielire with Don Antechc '• Beletted Short* Friday "•LACK STALLION" with Sheik and Rex ,'The Wonder Horsts" Selected Short* Sulllte pulp used in making newsprint Is also suitable »» cattle lood The earth Is nearest the sun in January and farthest away In'July. :he season. "I can walk all right, and I don't, have any pain until I uert pressure on my knee," Campbell (aid. "I can gel up to a steady trot i but when I try to speed up, that's ' when my knee bothers me. 1 think it will be okay for the final few games of the season even If I just have to go in to back up the line," he *at<S. Campbell denied that there wus any dissension on the team, and qualified his statement with the prediction that the Razorbatks would beat Mississippi and go on U> beat Texas A. and M. and Rice In conference tilts. Saturday "RuitUra of Devil's Canyon" with Allan Lane a* Red Ryder AIM Short Subject* average Tie'ci with Pearce for scoring ' tl ,e"(or'cca"s't"'was "thlt"o»ly"'iackies S MacPhail honors Is State Teacher's Lnslcy D tch Can t,. cl , and Bob Page f«L Cf / 1 °" _ , with 24 points. And third Is Sor- w , t t the nf ternoon Sat-I/s Trying to Buy Cards rclls of the saine team with 20.: tl , rriny . , That He Magnolia's Roberla is fourth with hospital list^ was '• NEW yoBK. Oct. 23. IUP> — Tlie denials came fast and firm shorter In other SEC camps. Gcor- Thomn.i of\ Magnolia .leads the has the best passing percentage. j j He hns completed 11 of IS for an i! average of .133, Meanwhile. Mng- 1 1 nolla's Davis leads the kickers with J a punting average of -10.6 ynnis. I > The schedule of'games this week- Jltnd in the intercollegiate fconlor- ' ence: PYlday — Little Rock Junior College at Monticello A. and M.. and Aj-kansus State Teachers of ufday. OLD FAITHFUL Bottled in Bond Bourbon 100 Proof RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Open> it »:J5 p.m.; Starts 7:M p.m. • TONIGHT "Lone Star Moonlight" with The Hoosler Hot Shot* Fox Movietone New» and ShorU ] dlnals I The New' York Dally News said i In Its editions this morning that j ! MacPhall had contacted Sam Drea- '• ! don, owner of the Cards, to arrange i a meeting where purchase of the club could be discussed. But in St. Louis Brearlon said KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY -Ah* Yellnratane Black Label^t*r»et~- BARRETT HAMILTON, INC., DMrltater£ LlUU Keck Friday * Saturday "Ghost Town Renegade" with •Ijiah" LaRue, Al "Funy" 81. John Serial: "The Scarlet Horseman" Also Short Subjects Tonight "A LIKELY STORY" Bill Williams and Barbara Hale Newt apd Ccmedy Friday & Saturday "Dangerous Venture" with Hope,lon( Cas&ldy Serial: Chapter 1 of '•Purple Monster Strlkei* Alae Cartoon iComvny'nt. Arkansas Stntc College |)8 ^,* 1 ™*",* u a o dcn ler. drove i of Jonesboro. - • 1 Saturday — Magnolia A. and M. 'at Henderson of Arkadelphla, Ar- ijkansns Tech of Russcllvlne and lachlta at Little nock, (night), :l!egc of the Ozarks of Clarks- 'illo nt Arkansas College of Bntcs- Phony Auto Parking Lot Operator Takes New Cor CHATTANOOGA, Tenll.. Oct. 23. (UP)_U. K, Whaley wouldn't feel so snrt today about his $3,000 <iiilo-N| "MncPhall has not contacted me mobile being stolen r.lf. he hadn't ' This is the first I have heard of .. nts W (to it. A Reminder J It'i lime to start soaking that i ou I Fruit Cake for the Christmas J Col j Holidays— j For those who prefer Brandy, I we offer: • . • CORONET VSQ ....\i Pt. $1.50 I I drlx I CORONET VSQ Pt. S2.95 j ' But if you prefer .wine, we have: , p; ra t e s Rcoraanlie; I 1905 Vintage i: , ni-.j /• L I Rare Douro Pott S2.85 ' SewcH Listed Oi COOCfl J Taylor's N.Y.Stal* Port.-:.$1.50 i "-' ~ '""' vlllc, nnd Southeast Missouri State J | College of Cape Glrardeaii nt Hen- any meeting." And MncPhail. contacted at his car to a darkened lot downtown Eclair, Md., farm, said: Any rumors that I am going last night. A man said. "It costs 60 cents to p«rk here." Wlinlcy t o buy into any ball clubs, sknting handed over the four bits ruid the 1 rinks, hot clog s'lnnds or anything keys to the car. So wlnnlugly, too. I c lsc for the next, year nre. abso- ht recalled will) remorse, when h5 j lutcly false. I'm going to stay , . returned to find both man and car i right here at Belalr for at least gone. year." College of Conway. t i Italian Swiss Colony Port SI.OO • .' Cresta Blanca Port $1.50 i "sweetheart Port 85c i « Merito Port $1.95} FOSTER'S HQUOR STORES Welch and Bill Foster 170 IVrsI Main 1W N. Broadway PITTSBURGH. Oct. 23. (TIP) — The reorganization of the pltlaburgh Pirates was under way today. wlVn "blooper" pitclier Rip Sewcll listed as one of Ihe coaches. General Manager Roy Hanicy con- finned SewcU's appointment at the same time he announced that Coach 2ack Taylor and bull pen catcher Johnny McKcc were dropped. The changes follow the stgtimg of Billy Meyer as innn:r:er. Hanry added IVml Bill Bunvcll will H bc retained as a coach and thi'^ Vinnie Smith has been reslorert lo • | the active list. ItsTodays Best Buy! TIES IN DISTINCTIVE PATTERNS FOR FALL 1. King \s blended by ihe distillers of famous OLD FORESTER. J.Tht straight whiskies in ,'tCiag Red are 5 years or , •' more old. •J King Red—back la you * i atamaiinglylo*; price 1 . 4, Its fine Kentucky Blending makes mixed drinks . taste betiff. •. BadAd by 7 7 years of fi n« ; Brown-Forman whisky kies withdrawn f ton Brbwn-Forman's air and femperature-con- trolled warehouses and^ Weod«J with finest grain ': KMB IS HtHMO If '" • im wcnuiit or PAMOIK ': OLD FORESTER 'lot moor. conuD IN tow ••OVCKT tnuMHr MunoN vmsxr An engine reconditioning job done here is » ipcdalized job — done by International - trained mechanics using special International equipment and installing factory- engirteered International Parts. The result is what you'd expect— ;fe practically new englnej performance from a re-] conditioned engine. So 1 improve truck performance and cut operating costs with an engine reconditioning job here. Phone and tell us -when we may do a job fo* you. Woolens Plaids Foulards Stripes Your chalet $1 to $6.50 » .-'X-. ' r '" : .lB«« «» lMd.'tteode<i WhisVy. The >-*-'—••••-'-•'- i n thi,>Txiuct n, 5 seats . Miiinl ifiriti. K Pis*. I*tO L»UL '«. n. si.w i»lnl SZ.A5 Fifth S3.* 1 ! 312 SOUTH 20? ST. PHONE863 HOSIERY 50?: to $2.00 \atlonany ad»ertJ»*d H«1«pr«K>f, Wilson Br«*. an* Es<i«lr«, Jn silks, wo«JCT aM «5l«i»—plain and faney. mmmm*3 R. D. Hughes & Company

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