The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 24, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 24, 1947
Page 6
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PAOB BIT Chkk Basketballers Begin Practice Sessions This Week; 18 Candidates Answer Call Eighteen candidates, including 12 seniors and <i juniors r «n«wered Coach James R, Fisher's inilial call (his week foi opening drills of the 11)47-1918 basketball season lor both , the Chicks and the Paps. _ (ARK -) COURIER NEWS To See- Action Against Razorbacks ; Coach Fisher, witnessing his fiivst i.ynt ai basketball mentor for Bly: therille schools, indicated anxiety • to jetting an early start for Blylr:e- J ville's secondary sport when he bt- • itA lifht workouts with the candidate* lut Monday. '• .-. Included among the 12 Chlcu ; candidate* that reported for drills were Bob Mullen and Prentis • Jerninan, Iwo lettermen from the ; 1*46 squad. Several oilier monogram "winners »i)l report to Coach Fisher immediately following football sea-* son which will end early in December. Coach Fisher said that workouts . *ould be restricted to light dribbling and passing drills for the next few , n:«eks to enable the squad to im" prove their physical condition Be- fore the hard scrimmages began. He slated that he planned to utc a combination,of the fast and slow break offense this year and would employ a man-to-man shift defense. Sixteen games have already been booked for the chicks, he added. Tuih approximately that many-more -1 dates left to fill. Incjudod on the . schedule are games with South ' Side and Massiclt High Schools of Arkansas College Has 75th Anniversary Fete BATESVILLE. Ark.. Oct. 24. COP) — Hundreds of friends and alumni of Arkansas College were on the Batesville campus today to take part In the Institution's 75th j anniversary celebration. The anniversary celebration will : continue through Sunday. Arkansas ! College received the first college I Memphis, Helena and Joncsboro and the cage mentor stated that he is attempting to schedule sanies witn Pine Bluff and Little Rock. "I !UVP some pretty good material out already," he said, "but some of my best players arc still playing football and won't report until early December. I should have enough nia- Icrinl for two good teams in hifh school." he added. Coach Fisher was employed aj ba:kctball coach for both Ihe'Chickj and the Papoose's last Spring fol- loiving his graduation from Henderson Slate Teachers College wh-re he starred four years as a forwurd. He is a native of Friendship. Ark., where he lettered in the sport four consecutive years and was named on the all-state high s;hool team in 1939. In 1942 and 1«€ lie \v»s chosen on the all-state Collegiate team. Reporting for Initial drills for the Chicks were Bob Mullen. Eugene Obricr., C. G. Redman Jr., Bobby Turner, R. O. Belknap. Prentis Jernigan. Charles Frankinn, Jerry Frankum, Larry Daniels, Alex Trdt- ter, and Jimmy Reinmillcr. AnJ for the Paps were Robert Harrison, Don Wallace. Carl Hosteller. Sonny Slires, Ted Vance and Buford Hopper. charter In Die slate Oct. 24, 1872 The institution u. ns founded |jy Dr. Isaac J. Long. The diamond jubilee festivities were to open with a pageant depicting 75 years of service. Three alumni, representing each of the 25-year periods of the college's history were to appear. Dr. J. Qulncy Wolf, Jr., was scheduled to present a special historical sketch. Dr. Wolf Is an alumnus of th e class of 1022, and FRIDAY, 'OCTOBER z4, 1947 Rome Cardinal Dies ROME, Oct. 24. (UP) — Carlo Cardinal Salotti. 77, died today of • liver tumor. He had been suffering from the ailment for » year and took a turn for the worse 10 days ago. The Ceylon cotton tree drops its leave* In dry weather to prevent 1U storm water from evaporating. RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY He'* scared... , ^of stray bullets Last year stray bullets put 2,500 telephone wires out of action. Thi j year we're asking all hunters not to shoot at birds on telephone wires or poles. One itray thot can do » lot • of damage. SOUTHWiSTIHN 1ELL I TIIEPHONI COMPANr Marion Dougan Acquitted Of Murder Charge MEMPHIS, ~ ' -' Hospital Plan Hearings Set For Next Week COHCte Gi»« your concrete block borne distinctive chirm witb.Bondcx. B«utify n YOU tal out molMure. Etiy *> bnuk on. Low In con. 5 1tM* «» <** Git fw BQHDfX Ctltr Ch,rt HilDWAlr W, M>ln St. CO. , . X'e. moknrsox LUMIEX oo >!• W. A»i ABKAN8AS PX1KT. GLASS * WAIiPAMB 00. WmZ HYDRAULIC CEMENT Oct. 24 .(UP)— „ criminal court Jury today acquitted 21-year-old Marlon Dougnn of 'the fatal shooting of her fathher. LITTLE ROCK Ark o<-i ' 51 Mrs. Dougan fired n pistol shot (OP) - Director Moody Meow "t nt her father while he scuffled on «'c SU(o Health Dapartment Hn." Ihe ground with her hiisburfd Max P'tal Division hns announced that nftcr nn argument over n dog in n series of hearings on th.> stn'ta the backyard chnsing a cut. hospital plan will be held protiablv Mrs. Dottgnn had testified thai • Tuesday or Wednesday of nnvr Ehe loved her father. Curl H. Beard, wcck Jr 42, hut that he was ..trying to The plan, for allocating 'e.lcnl kin her husband. hosplUI construction funds «„ nciird's 41-year-old wile also i cs . ! adopted yesterday by the sme l ^"lending Board of Health, that Mrs. Dougnn flrccl in defense of other members of the family Board had vccn drinking. Mrs. Dougan burst Into tears as the jury r^ad Its verdict. She thanked the Jurors for being "such kind gentlemen and taking all the facts Into consideration." "I'm Just so happy," she said tears streaming down her face. Her friend! and relatives In court cried with Joy. • . Post Matrons Elect Mrs. Brandt President CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Oct. 24 —Mrs. M. Brent was elected president of the Pas.t Matrons' Club at .the regular election meeting this week, other dfflcers 'named' were Mrs. Ada Martin, vice-president; Mrs. Henry A. Boone, secretary; Mrs. H. H. Brown, treasurer; and Mrs. H. T. Simpson, historian Officers will be installed in a special ceremony at the November meeling. Mrs. R. M. Pierce is the retiring president. -, . i Health Department officials expected to complete ten hearings before Nov. 15, when the board hopes" to begin accepting applications from Arkansas ^hospitals for participation in the plan. After they receive Health Department approval, the applications will bs filed In WashliiRton D c the hearings will be held in Fort Smith, Harrison, Little nock, Pine Bluff, Montlcello. El Dorado! Tc-x- arkiina. Hot Sprlnas, West Mem- Phis, and Fayettoville. No less than 672 details of the moon's surface have authorized names approved by the International .Astronomical Union. LEVEE TAXES NOW DUE! Will be in BIytheville Osccolr Oct. 23i'd to Nov. 8th at 107 Main Street Nov. 10th to Nov. 15th Read Courier News Want Adb at Court House You may mail your check (with exchange) or Money Order (without exchange) together with your tax Uatement. Mrs. Lyn P. Gpoch, Collector BIytheville, Ark. 1 « Professor at Southwestern College at Memphis. FOOTBALL FANS Listen to the Y PLAY Description of BLYTHEVILLE-SUBIACO FOOTBALL GAME Direct from the Playing Field RAZORBACK FRIDAY NIGHT, 8 O'CLOCK ?-" 'L P r " e . nted «"<>«9h »h« courtesy """back, m co-oeration C«|llh«n Rodio Strvlce THE RAZORBACK Phone 4341 BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 FARM <£} LOANS Home Office. Newark, N. J. LOMO TERM PROMPT CLOSING LOW HATK CALL. WRITE OR SEE RAY WORTHINGTON US 8. Third St., BIytheville, Ark. 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