The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 30, 1947 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 30, 1947
Page 13
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Homecoming Tilt Holds Interest Bettered B.H.S. Chicks Hope to Extend Siring of Victories The battered and limping Blythe- vllle Chicks put their pains and Ills In the back of their minds yes- « day as they settled down to the k of readying themselves for -'Ir homecoming battle with the Tcxarkatia Hazcrbacks at Haley Field tomorrow night. While six or seven members of the squad took long jaunt.*; around tl'.e practice field In an effort to limber up their sore and aching muscles the remainder of the Chicks ^'ere busy butting heads in a rough sonmmage session. But despite the fact that their rank* were thinned by injuries, the Tribe's spirit was at a «enk during these drills. They bounced through the workout with undimlshert vigor and high morale. Drill on off ease work was the keynote of yesterday's scrimmage with Ooach N'ig Bynum grooming his buckfleld on a smoother operation of the "T" formation. »nd at the «ame time putting guards and tackles through rehearsals of line crashing. Razorbaeks Due Tixluy Donald. Huey, the Chicks first string quarterback, mi.ssed practice yesterday due to a heel Infection resulting from a blister. However, Assistant Coach Walter "Buddy" Davis indicated this inorn- ifs that the injury is not expected •^•keep him out of the Tcxarkana tilt. The Chicks will not work out this afternoon but will hold their regular dress rehearsal under the lights of Haley Field tonight. Following tonight's session they will set back- to await the arrival of the Razorbackj. The Texarkana squad is expected to arrive in Blytheville late this afternoon or tomorrow, morning. Coach Bynum stated ' earlier this week that they would stop somewhere along the line for a light Umbering up workout before coming to Blytheville. Indians of Shawnee and Seminoles Of Oiceola Face Tough Opponents South Mississippi County's two» leading football elevens, the Shawnee Indians of Joiner and the Ot- ceola Seminoles, will play what they expect to be their toughest games of the season this week. The Indians, fresh from their 19 to 6 win over the «iuc f/cvlls o! Hughes, will celebrale their annual homecoming tonight when thev tackle the strong Parkin Tigers in Joiner. T|, e game was originally scheduled for tomorrow night but was moved up until tonight due (o conflicting dates wllh the Joiner's annual Halloween party scheduled for tomorrow nlghl. The Tigers, undefeated and <in- tied In seven starts, are at present leading the District 3 Class B play. Dead Heat Voiler Still Attempting To Schedule Title Bout Between Graiiano, Zafe A victory over the Indians tonight would almost clinch the district championship for them. Coach ChaVles Moore'« Indians were battered almost to the man in their last two starts against the Blue DeviLs and the Marked Tree Indians and will hold an underdog rating in tonight's clash. Coach Moore stated earlier this week that every member of his starting lineup has an Injury of some sort ranging from a twisted knee to a bruised muscle. "I have been treating injuries all week," Coach Moore slated, "and if my boys' hurts respond to the treatment we will let them know they been In a ball game." Oscenla Sleets Parnguuld The Seminoles, still suffering from this 26 to 0 loss io Conway last week, will take on Ihe Paragould Bulldogs in Paragould Friday night in one of the more important Class A games of District 3. Coach Rube Boyce carried the crying towel around with him con- . stanlly this week while he prepared ! his team for their clash with the flashy Bulldogs who came nigh of pulling the year's biggest upset by holding the Blytheville Chicks to a 14 to 7 score earlier this season. Tiie Bulldogs are one of the top. contenders for the District Class A' championship and last week they battled the strong Marked Tree Indians to a 6-6 tie in a game which could easily have decided the District 3 winner. Other games involving Mississippi County teams thus week find the Luxora Panthers journeying to McCroy, Keiser entertaining Sloan- Hendrix, Armorel playing host to Tyronza, and Wilson invading West Memphis. The Dyess Eagles have an open date this week. And up in PemLscot County Missouri, the Tigers of Caralhersville will take on Jackson, Mo., in Caruthersville tomorrow night. MIAMI, Fla.. Oct. 30. (UP)-Armed with the Miami B*ach Chamber of Commerce's assurance that It has not gone on record agaln»t the bout, Promoter Hitrry Voller today continued to probe the possibility of a Rocky Gratiano-Tony Zale fight here for the middleweight championship. The MUml Boxing CorufcLsilon has announced it will not jRctlon the match because of Graziaao's dishonorable discharge from the Army, but Voller'i ittorheyi annot stop the commission bout. Various veterans organizations voiced vociferous objections to the match, which Voller has signed: However. John D. Montgomery, president of the Miami Beach Chamber, wrote Voiler saying, "cer- Uinly the Chamber of Commerce did not authorize anyone to speak for It...I am sorry that your plans are «o messed up becaiu« I know how much the needy organizations down here lack In the way of adequate finance." Voiler plans the bout for charily. Yards lo see them together. Elizabeth, carfully schooled in the duties and poise of royalty, carried the major part of the day's activities. But In her brief speech, sending the vessel worth more than »12000000 down the ways, she referred proudly to the tall, blond naval lieutenant standing by her "I am happy," she said, "that on this, my third visit, my future husband, is by my side. "He has served with the Royal Navy in war and in peace so that I need not dwell on his love for the Pops Journey To Wynne for Game Tonight The lilythcvillc Junior High School Pnpooses will Journey to Wynne tonight tor R pime with the Wynne High School "B" lenm It »'«s announced this morning by A. E. CaMwell. principal of the Junior high school.. Scheduling of the Wynne contest was completed late ye*leiit«y he said, thus filling the open dale. c»used by the cancellation of the Forrest City junior gmne, which was slated for this week. Nothing _ Is known about tho ^Wynne squad's record due to the l«te scheduling of the game prohibiting Pop Mosley. the Pups mentor, from dispatching his sqouts to pry Into Ihc situation. However h e Indicated this morning tlml he will go to the cross County city expecting a lough encounter. The Pup squad showed signs of rust from idleness In scrimmage sessions this week. Lack of competition for the past two weeks has Kreatly handicapped them nnrt Coach Moslcy had to "turn on the slemn" unexpectedly yesterday In order to have them In shape for tonight 1 * till. Moslcy's aBgregatlon. 33 strong, will depart by bus this afternoon for (lie scene of Ihe battle nmi probably arrive In Wynne In fnnc foist light limbering-up session. Strangest Affliction Mclanosls is one of Ihe strangest affictlons known to mankind. It is a morbid dcpo.iilion of black matter, often of a malignant character, Ir. the tissues, causing pigmented tumors. PAGE 57-Year-Old General Adopted As Heir of Wealthy Socialite NEWPORT. R. I., Oct. 30. (UP) — Brig. O«n. Ralph C. Tobln, 57, U. 8. Army retired, became the' adopted son and heir today of Mrs. Hamilton Pish Webster, 80, childless socialite whone husband died in 1939 laving her a fortune of (1,290,000. Both of Tobln's parents are dead and he Is a bachelor. Neither Mrs. Webster nor Tobln were available for comment, but her bullcr said Ihe former officer had been a frequent guest at her S12uj000 estate "Pen Grain" during the last 10 years. ' Friends of the elderly woman, though they expressed surprlsj, said Mrs. Webster and Tobln -were "close friends and greatly attached." Disclosure, of the adopllou was made last night by Probate Clerk John M. Drlng of Newport. He said the legal action wsj compleled when Ally. William A. Peckham of iNcwport I lied the necessary papers lor probate Friday. Dring said courl approval w»s not required for the adoption, which he described u "• full-»je proceeding." It |ave Tooin all the rights of a natural son tinder Inheritance tax laws but permitted him lo retain hii family name, Drlng said. Mrs, Webster Inherited her fortune In trust from the estale of her late, husband who WM * cousin of Former U. 8. Rep, Hamilton Fish. R. N. v. ; and a direct descendant of President Gram's Secretary of State Hamilton Fish. In 1»U Mic was elected the first woman member of the city council. She campaigned as a Democrat though she had been an active Republican before 1«8. Her husband was a staunch Democrat.'throughout his life and a strong nupporter of (lie lute President Roosevelt. A native of New York, Tobln WM - student at the College of thu City of New York before entering the Army In l*l« as'a National Guard private for service In Texas during th» Mexican Border erUl*. sea and of all that belongs to It. Naturally he shares my Interest in your achievements, pride in the job which our designers and builders have won for us through the ages." British Princess Sends Luxury Liner, Caronia, Down Ways at Clydebank I CLYDEBANK. Scotland, Oct. 30. (UP)—Princess Elizabeth and Lieut. Philip Mountbatten made their first official public appearance together today whep she launched Britain's newest luxury liner, the 34,000 ton Caronia, with her future husband standing by her side. Thousands of workers and visitors jammed the great John Brown (Three young men leap lightly into the air for a pass intended 'for end Jimmy Hague of Ohio! "late, who is in the .middle. The' ,ass is intercepted by right half- iack Jimmy Robinson, on th« far. •side, while tailback Lou Cecconi, Pittsburgh tailback, also makes |a try. The Panthers unexpected- ly.shut out the Buckeyes. 12-0, I ' in Pitt Stadium. • Buy Your Heating Needs *NOW * See our display of fine makes OH Space Heaters for yonr home. 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