The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 7, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 7, 1947
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EIGHT BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1947 Undefeated Wildcats to Battle Chicks Tonight Championship In District 5 Id Be at Stake * North Little Rock „. Victory Would TU .?, Little Rock Tigers *' Unsuccessful Sn their first conies' , jplth a Greater Little Rock football ~t«am, the Btytheville Chicks are 'hoping for better luck when they .clash with-the undefeated Wildcats ,,ef North Little Rock in their final 5home game of the season at Holey -Field tonight at B o'clock. -j- The game has been rated by state jTtaperts a» the No. 1 high school -irawe o( the week and a game that -. could very easily deelde the Dou«J>le-A championship ol District 5. as r%ell as the Arkansas (Big 16) Con- Jerence tttk. ~y The Wildcats. will need a win Probable Starting Lineups Blj'lhevlll* Player B. Elliott lj. Koontr. J. Garner B. B. Hodge iB. Brnccy 3. Berry D. Gentry H. Traylor M. Simon B. Me Fa rl and .. R. C. Allen Wl. ..175 no ..ico .m ..165 ..150 ..145 ICO ico Pos. L.E. • I..T. L.G. C. R.G. R.T. R.K. Q.B. b.H. n.». F.B. Nurlh Milk Hock Wt. Plnyer 16S H. Shocmale 185 J. Soule 164... 183... 111... 198... 165... 164... ion.., 157... ISO... C. Woodyear .... B. Rrilcy C. Znkrcwskl J. Kyser .... B. Burns .,.. R. NeaRc .... J. Yalos , E. Blcnden . li. Hoffman Cardinal Pitcher's Wife Sues Him for a Divorce U'lTUS ROCK, Ai-k., Nov. 7.— Ul>) — Pulaski Chancery Court to- ay has bclorc il a. suit, for divorce iled yesterday hy Mis. Ilofon lirnitlc, wile of the St. Louis Cardinals' iitchcr, Alpha E. (Cotton) Bray.le. Mrs. HrazEc (ilk'Kcd "Keneral indignities" tu her complaint,. The two were married in July, »30, while Brnzlo was pitching here 'or the Little Hock Travelers. Two Tennesec Food Conservators Become Victim's of Circumstances NASHVIIJLE, Tenn , Nov. 7. (UP) less Thursday" program because —State Asricuhure Commissioner the two had eaten stcak.% at a bnn- E, Van Cleave said and Wight's tussle as victors, It wonld j.tglve the Little Rock Tigers n clear «xef that section, but should the ^'cf lhant section, bin' snould the Northsiders get by Blythcvillc, then the slate pencil pushers would have night In Knoxville at which steaks were served, Von Cleave and Brohm iiiaki! . up thc slate's food conservation , \ committee. The Second Di&ulct, ,.'! State Restaurant Association, had ' announced yesterday H was withdrawing from coopfralion hi the "Meatless Tuesday" and "Poultry- O. E Van Cleave said yesterday , <]uel of the American polled Here- he and Dr. C. B. Brehm, acting j ford Association, president ol the university of Ten- I Van Cleave said he and Doctoi nesscc, were "victims of clrcum- i Brelim were "merely Invited stances" »t a nanmiel Tuesday I gucst.s", that neither sponsored the banquet, planned thc menu or wer told in advance what would be served. He added that "let's hope that th publicity given the occasion has wholesome effect on all future ban quclK on Meatless Tuesdays an Poullrylcss Thursdays. As for the restaurants, their national organ- isation has voluntarily pledged itself to the President and we hope thc Second District Mays In line. As for myself. I have no intention to see service in tonight's contest. Wildcats Arrive •ormet Supreme Court Justice Killed in Fall ATLANTA, 'Ga., Nov. 7. «UP) — Charles S. Reid, 50, former chief Justice of the State .Supreme Court and a member of the War TrlMs Commission at Nuernberg, Jumped from Ins 12th floor office in the Candler Building to his death today. tteld's body landed on the second Door of the building. He Jumped soon after arriving at his office at 0 a.m., and attendants who av- riveri in an ambulance from Grady Hospital pronounced him dead. Shawnee Indians To Play Lcpanto Panthers Tonight Due to the meeting of th c Arkansas Education Association being conducted In mile Rock this weekend only Hvo of South Mississippi County's six football teams will see action tomgnt and lx>th will play on foreign soil. The BhawneB High School Indians of Joiner will jourscy to pantn for a came with the I-e- l>;iiilo Hish School eleven and thc Luxora panthers will take on j Elaine in Elaine. Both games will be played tonight., Reiser and Wilson declared open dates this week in order to enable their coaches to attend the meeting and the Osceola Semlnoles played their game with Hcebc, which was scheduled for tonight, Wednesday night. 4; v lo start figuring score, penetrations! Conch Sam Cook and 32 members • 'find what have you to determine who O f his Wildcat sqimd arrived in °' ,{,.? K ill represent that district in the Blythcville this morning ready for ' l )ol "uy on play-off which begins week after' action tonlBht. His aggregation j«xt. I boasts a lot of beef in the line with I- .*." :• -. steaks on Tuesday Thursday." or Chick* Win Four In Fow | (| )c seven members averaging close The Chicks will be gunning for their fifth straight victory and their sixth of the season against three y iefeats and the Wildcats will be «eking to keep their slate clean. The only blemish on the Cats' rec- »d is the 13 to 13 tic with El Uo- i ratio. ( Pre-game dopesters have picked fce Northsidcrs as favorites in to- .bight's contest with adds ranging «n) where from one to 13 points. to 178 pounds per man and a back- nt'ld that will weigh In close to 160 pounds. The Wildcats will run mostly from the "T" formation with an occasional shift to the Notre Dame box. They have received the rating ns one of the state's best passing teams but also have a good ground attack with which they smolhci'cd the Pino Bluff Zebras last week. Coach Cook has nominated his Two Memphions Under Arrest On Arson Charges Tideland Rights For States Asked Mayors Also Request New Power for Cities In Land Development Joins University Faculty F'AYKTTKVILLE, Ark., Nov. 7. (UP)—Wallace A. Chase, « graduate of Cornell University, has boon appointed instructor in thc rural economics and .sociology department of the University oC Arkansas College of Agriculture, He has assumed his duties and will tench rural economics as well as do research work in marketing. Turnesa Wins North-South Open Tourney PINEHURST. N. C., Nov. T. (UP) —A $1,500 check went today to Jim Turnesa. winner of the North and South Open Golf Tournament with a 284 score tot 12 holes, and another (rophy was headed for the already overloaded mantlcpiece of the famed family. Jim. one of seven brothers who have gained golfing fame, sent the North-South trophy to rest be.slde brother Willies' British amateur crown by playing steady golf that overtook the hot-shots who set the early pace. Turnesa, who lives in Elmsford, N. Y., finished four- umler-par and five .strokes ahead of George Sclioux of Marnaroneck, N. Y. Turnesa had a 74 and 73 for his tiual rounds yesterday while Schoux took two 74's. Turning in a 69 for yesterday's best rmmd was Johnny Palmer of Bad7 in, N. C., who finUhed third with 291, Tied with him at that mark were Al Brosch, Garden City, N, Y., Claude Harmon, Mamaroneck, N. Y., Tommy Wright, KiioxviUe, Tei.n., Henry Williams. Jr., Sunbury. pa., and PGA Champion Jim Ferrier of San Franciico. The decisive factor in Turnesa's victory was his 66 In the second round, a "sure U'»l licd t!le iiament record. . r the state boys feel differently i l|Mm , slmUng Hncll ,, to go against r toward the situation and rate thc , the chicks tonight Indicating that. he would taV:R no chances. In the forward wall he has listed Bill ^Chicks at almost an even shot. 'Coach Nig Byiiuin of thc Chicks! has made several-trips to the wail- j B nml Homor SnO(>lw i c . ; l&g wall in the past two days be- |lt , 65 ]mm ,^ nt thc flanks; oaning injuries, rt looks as if -- erythhig happens al once," he id. "The first of the week I thought t might be In pretty fair shape for this contest but It's a different The injury list showed two donbt- fuls and two possibles as participants in tonight's contest, all ol \ them with injuries or illness acquired in the past two days. Plagued by Injuries The doubtfuls are guard L. W. Fitzhugh and reserve halfback Roger TjUm and the possibles are quarterback Donald Hucy and end Connie Gentry. Jim Sovile at 185 nnd James Ky/.cr at • 108 at the tackle slots: Carl Wood- year, 105 and C. Zakrcwski, 171. at guards; and Bob Brilcy, a 183- ponnder, at center. And in thc back! field he will l\nve Roy Ne-.vsc. R 1GS- I pounder, at cjuarlerback; Jesse Yates and Eugene Blenden, a pair ot 160- potindci'S, at. hnlfbacks. and Lce- von Hoffman. a( 150, at fullback. A capacity crowd of nexr 5,000 Is expected to witness tonight's tussle aud clearing skies nnd coolei weather promised them Ideal football weather for thr> event. Hundreds of fans from Southeast Missouri nnd South Mississippi County MEMPHIS. Term., Nov. 7. (UP)— Police today held two 20-year old men on charges ol arson in connection with a $35,000 lumber yard five and an tutcmpt lo burn n. Methodist church. ' Pi-ellminacy heat-ings weie set for today for Robert B. Dewese, Navy veteran, and Malcolm Wright, former inmate of a state mental hospital. District Chic! Charles E. Nunnery, head of thc Memphis Pire Prevention Bvircau said both men hud. admitted starting fires. Dcwcse received a medical discharge from the Navy after participating in two Pacific bcachheac operations. Chief Nunnery said the veteran admitted starting three iires. one of them in a vocational school. Dewese was also accused of Ujuch- ing off a three-alarm blaze at Nick- Bros., lumber plant yesterday. iC. of C. Leaders Hear McClellan, 'Conduct Forum By CIIAKUOS NETIIAWAY (United Tress Staff Correspondent) NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7. (UP) — Tile nation's mayors were homeward bound loday after electing Mayor Fletcher Umvron o! LOS Angeles president of the American Municipal Association and urging the government to return tideland rights to tho stales. The public officials ended their annual convention here yesterday with the adoption of a batch of resolutions, including the tideland measure. . Municipalities have spent millions of dollars in development of harbors, iwrts and other ImpTove- mcnts on reclaimed coastal land, the city officials argued in asking that the government return possession to the .states. In other resolutions, the mayors: 1. Urged congress to stop disposal of war housing units until tlie supply offered for rental purposes locker fltl mor e nearly equals demand. 2. Advocated state laws extending tlie power of cities In development of land. 3. Urged revision of social .security laws Riving municipalities the New Theater Manila's Finest Shows i:VKKV NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:00 pro Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing i LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Nov. 1.— I (UP) — Representatives of every (county unit in thc state was scheduled to attend the aunual fall membership meeting of the Arkansas Economic Council-State Chamber ol Commerce here today. Meeting jointly with the Greater Little RoL'k Chamber of Commerce in a -luncheon meeting, tile dele- gales heard Sen. John L. McClcllan, Arkansas' .senior senator. A two-hour forum was conducted by the economic council for a discussion on business and governmental problems affecting Arkansas. A group oi New York financial writers, including John Fulvey of the Wail Street Journal, J. Louis Donnelly of the Journal ol Coni- ncrcc. John p. Callahan of the New York Times and Max Forester of thc Ne wYork Herald Tribune, wiil participate in the fomm. TONIGHT "WEST TO GLORY" with Eddie Dean Also Short Subject* aiic fire threatened $3,000,(K» worth , r , ghl> ,' f thcy dcsU . c _ (o provi( | e ol(i of lumber. . i ,, n n n -i an , Wright was on parole from the ?, P. c "5 l .°-"l . I Fitzhugh is suffering from a pain- j Brc expected to be on hand lor the fill bruise on his hip received In chicks' final home showing, practice Wednesday and Coach By- 'I'm, Hands (« 1'lay num has him slated for the bench A special lialftimc ceremony fea- at starting time. Little Roger Lum, hiring the Blyllievtlle and Osccola the diminutive flash .of the scatbaclc nigh school bands has been ar- Tariety, sprained an nnkle in prnc- j i- n ngcd to climax the Chickn.saw • tice yesterday and he, too, will | Athiettc Club's dnv, tor finances Western Tennessee Stale Hospital j ^ at Uolivnr, Tcnn. According to po- ! lice. Wright, confessed starting three small lircs in the Union Avenue Methodist Church Sunday morning. and insurance to survivors bene- municipal cm- probably watch the game 'from thc, bench. ' Gentry has been suffering all week from a blistered heel and •wasn't dressed out last night and Huey was excused from practice last night due to a severe cold. However, both boys ar« expected for the Chick school band. nusscll Hays, chairman of thc club's Band Committee, stated yes- tcrday'that a special announcement concerning the band vrould be nmdc during the ceremonies and that this program is expected to end thc drive for finances. Fisherman Drowned Vhen Boat Capsizes EL DOHA1X), Ark.. Nov. 7. (UPI —Fishermen have recovered trie oriy of Van Helms. 50-year-old El i convention. Our Truck Accessories Have The INTERNAT10NALTRUCK Dorado mechanic, who dvowner 1 lie Ounchita River near Pclsen- hal, Union County, yesterday. He vas fishing with Lewis Gates of El Dorado when their boat capsized. • Other fishermen rescued Gates ml were unable to save Helms. His lody \va.s recovered Rbout an hour utter thte incident. Helms is survived by his wife, one daughter and one son. Ask Coordinating Agency 4. Suggested formation of an in- ler-poveniment agency to coordinate fiscal policies of the federal slate nnd local governments. 5. Urged retention of a policy whereby local governments deal dl- i-eclly with the Civil Aeronautics Administration for allocation of federal funds tor local airports. silo was picked for next year's but Bowron said it Saturday "Return of the Lash" with Al LaRuc and Fuv.7.y St. Johns Selected Shorts Denver; Frederick N. MncMillin, Madison, Wis.; Mayor p. C. Owens, Columbia. S. C.; Morgan Strong, Albany, N. Y., and Mayor Earl Riley, Portland, Ore. Saturday Owl Show "SWAMP WATER" with Walter Huston and Walter Brennan Selected Short Subjects a Republic Pirlure Sunday and Monday "WYOMING" with William Elliott Also Short Subjects if NEW * £ and Used Electric MOTORS Suited to any use. Come in 1/30 to IVi horse power sizes. Supply h Not Unlimited !t Medlin & Lane ELECTRIC L29 S. First COMPANY I'limie 2180 AMIKKA'i OM11TANDIM* OUTIOARBI IT1 THI NIW Jtatfat'40" OUTIOAB* M•T•• Se« it now/ • It'i truly remarkable! You won't believ* it unlil you see it. It's on* motor ihat does what you always thought ft would • take two motors to carries you over the water at speeds that take your breath away and it throttles down to perfect, crawling, mile-an-hour trolling. It'slhe new MARTIN MOTOR . . . flood-proof, sputter-proof . . . initant starting. Its sparkling performance secret lies in a revolutionary new principle . . . (tieclmnica)ly-eonlro(Jed poppef valvesl MARTIN gives yo« everything you would ordinarily expect in on outboard motor, plus many highly-important exclusive features. would be done at a Chicago meet- Ing of the Association's executive committee, probably to be held In January. Other national officers elected Include: Vice President Harold P. Alder- ter, of Hurrishurg. Pa.; trustees. Mayor Dclcssej>s S Morrison of New Orleans; John Huss, Ann Ar- l»r. Mich.; Mayor Quigg Newton, RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Saturday "Riding Down the Trail" with Jimmy \Vakcly • Cartoon and Chapter 9 "Purjile Monster Strikes" ' Saturday Owl Show "Sensation Hunters" f ie« It <ellai, | j 1 If>ab»aufy1 . V^ ^ Jeep Kills Pedestrian BENTON, Ark.. Nov. 7. (UP) — Funeral services avc being planned voday for Jiune.s L. Hcvndov^, abovit 70, who was killed when struck oy a jeep while walking on hichway 70 ner<r Little Rock last night. Krnnk Thompson, 19-year-old driver ol Ihe vehicle, was arrests*! on a negligent homicide charge and v,'Ul have a hearing in traflic court in Little Rock today. Herndon is survived by his wife and two daughters. Opens at 6:30 p.m.-, Starts 7:00 p.m A. B. HALL Halls Garage Fred S. 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