The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 12, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 12, 1947
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r PACK SIX BLYT^EVILLB (ARK.) COURIER -NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1947 Pops to Play Catholic Team Here Tomorrow and Bellevue Booked for Turkey Day Game -A. E. j C«ldw«ll, principal of Blytheville Junior High School, announced totlay the filling of'two open dates on thc Papooses schedule. They will meet the strong Memphis Catholic Junior High School eleven at Haley Field tomorrow night and will play the Bellevue Orange Jerseys, also of Memphis, in a ieturn game here Nov. 26. The Catholic game was booked lo^ .take the place of the East :|de LitUe Hock l»nie whtoh was scne- duled for tomorrow night, he said and the Bcllevue* contest will serve as a Thanksgiving Day game for Blythevllle fans'due to the Chicks playing aR'ay from home on that date- The Nov. 2« datf was purposely left open when the schedule was drawn up,.he said, In order that good junior eleven could lw booked Jor the Turkey Day attraction. The Orange Jerseys nte one of Ihe Coach Wants To Keep Post At Notre Dame SOUTH BEND, Ind., Nov. 12 (UP —Frank Leahy, head football coach and alhlcllc director at Notre Dame said today he wanted to keep hi best teams In the Junior Prep j Post ns long ns university official League and are at present leading th« loop. In a previous meeting earlier this season .the paps battled the Memphis team to R 13-13 He, and the Thanksgiving Day con- wanted him. Commenting upon reports tlu he had submitted his resignation us football coach, Leahy issued a slate mcnt saying that lie hoped that th Rev, John J, Cavanaugh, CSC, un vcrsily president, mid Ihe llev. Joli H. Murphy, vice-president an test Will be more or less the rubber game. . , Fate Thr*« Tough <iam« . With the booking to these two chairman of the faculty board coi games the Paps will face Mem- trolling athletics,- would want him phis' Ted Horn Wins Again , three strongest junior teams on consecutive weeks, Ihe Catholic team this week, Soulli Side juniors Taext week and Bellevue the following, and all three games will be played here. South Side t< in second place in the Me.nphls Junior lo stay "for a long pcr^l of time." Leahy's statement followed one by Murphy denying that Leahy' hnd submitted his resignation. "I would consider it a great honor and privilege to remain at Notre Dame as head coach and athletic director for as long n period as university officials believe 1 can be nn asset lo this institution," Leahy league standings with Oatholtc running-a close third. "I expect these three games to __ be my toughest of the season nnd | s . vii i we stand a good chance of losing "Why should I think of all three of them," Pop Moslcy. the Paps' veteran mentor said yesterday, "but if my boys will play football like I know they can fc also stand a good chance of winning all of thcitt. when my relations with university officials hnvo been absolutely beyond reproach, nnd I hopo_ sincerely that my work in the future at Notre Dame will cause Fhthcrs Cav«- rinugh nnd Murphy to wnnt me to The Paps witnessed one of their remain for a long period of lime." toughest drill session of the year _ __ - at Haley Field yesterday afternoo They spent a long period on pass CrutCkshank Oil if S OS r,o of Richmond Club. pered off with some blocking nnd tackling drills. Thev are scheduled for another j ——--• —","~'V " "',"::"' '" session this nltcrnoon alter tic Scot who bocarne one olt^na- i" RICHMOND. Va., No\'. 12. (UP) — ! Bobby Crulckihnnk. the colorful Ht- tough which they probably will witness a light dress rehearsal'. Three Chicks on Idle List The Chicks got In an afternoon of real practice yesterday with a hard scrimmage session nt Haley Field. After a period of blocking and' tackling exercises Coach Nig Bynum divided his sWRd into two teams for some^full .lime scrimmage. - \ ."• v . \;. . • Donald Huey. ivho,missed practice Tuesday due to 'a' ;.<orc -knee, was back In action 'y'aslcrdny and ap-, peared ready to\go. 'R, C. Allen and L- W.' FitzrVugh. who Yinve missed practlccJiy^h' this week due to "iiuriey&MJ|>'ed • .'riitlxi; iwith Dennlc 'Gentry' who was reported confined jto his' homo.' The Chicks 5 v/\\\ end: their . hard scrimmage .UiisJ^'ttcriipfiiHnncI .will taper of I will) : a dress reshevshnl under Inn.'MgWaV'lonMm' 0 *', 'nlshl. They wlllvleave, JoK Bnlesvllle; by bus'Friday. • • ; , t Ion's best known golfers, announced yestcrdny he has resigned pro at Ihe Country Club of Virginia after 15 yc.irs "because of a sllgh salary difference." Cruickslmnk, a llncc-tlmc winnci of the North'nnd South Open a Plnehiirst, N. C., will be succccdei Dec. 1 by Darrcll Nnpicr of tin Petersburg. \'n.. Country Club. The wco Scot siiid he planned I lake a Winter Pro Job nt Delrny, Fla., and then visit, his native Scotland with his wife. He said he planned to compete in. Ihe British Open next year. :» The 1017 National AAA Kacing Champion, Ted Horn of Pnterson, N, J,, waves excitedly to crowd nt Arlington Downs Unce Trnck after he won the 100 Mile Championship Race. This rnce gave him enough points to win the title of the nation's number one driver, an honor which he also won last year. Miss Eteclra Wagoner Biggs of New York presented Ted with the handsome gold trophy, known as The WiiRuoner Cup. (NEA Tclcphoto). , Zoge Schedule : or 'Y' League To Be Arranged A final pre-season 'meeting o' basketball teams forming the Bly- hcvlllc "Y" league will be held at .he "Y" tomorrow night at 7:30, t was announced today by J. P. Garrott, secretary. .All matters pertaining to organization, starting and operation ol the league will be discussed and a starting dale set. Teams which have Indicated that they would participate in the loop are Loy Eich Chew roict Co., last season's champions, Ark-Mo Power Co., Hays Siore, Wakefleld Service' Station, SUnlcy Keller and Joe Isaacs Store. Each team should have at least one representative present at the meeting, Mr. Garrolt said. Moire Dame Mentor Frank Leahy Is United Press' 'Coach of the Week' By CARL LDNDQUIST (UnlUA Press Sports WvlUr) NEW YORK, Nov. 12. IUP) — Us approach to fuolbair.s annual 'battle of the contuvy" was simple. : gar Bowl triumph over Tennessee, prompted his selection ns successor lo Elmer Layden at, Notre Diunc. Takes Job Seriously Although he tries lo take a' little He merely read the starting line- i tim c off from football after the ,ips in thc dressing room, then i season ends, he Invariably winds | the U. S. must put on a "large-scale saldi Gentlemen, Army Is out waiting for us." No coach ever was more on the spot. Every one of several hundred sports writers assigned lo Missouri on, Accused >,« < • Of Stealing Sheriff's Car LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov."l2 IUI>' -"Sparks" nrc Mire lo fly when Uu! siitrlff of PelUis Uouuly, Mo., and Scnburn Sparks get together. Sparks "ifle thc mistake ol steal- Ing an automobile in Sedalla, MJ>, but to make it worse it happened 10 belong lo the sheriff. Slate Police arrested Sparks in ilciena, Ark., Monday in thc of- ticer's new 1947 Chevrolet and linve announced that he will bo returned to Sednlia for prosecution. Mission Worker's Body Found in Church. Ruins GREENVILL?, Tenn..- Nov. 12, (UP) — The body of R woman who t • , burned to death when fire dcs- ! • troyed a small building on Cedar [ mission worker. Creek Church grounds yesterday'! She Is the widow of a Presby- was Identified' "today as that of | tctiari mission minister. Relntfvcs Mrs. R. A. MoConngha, Presbyterian ! In pay ton, Ohio, claimed the body. cover the big Rome had picked his team lo win. It was,a gnme he had lo win so he just went out and won It, 27 to 1. That wns about, nil there' was to It for- the United Press Coach of Ihe Wrck, Frank Lcnhy ol unbeaten and .united Notre Dame. • Thiil Is about all except that | wherever football t 1 ? discussed they will be talking for yenrs about the brilliant strategy switch In which Leahy produced n spectacularly fine running attack nt n time when \ Army wns primed to stop the fancy passlnp; of riuarlerbnck Johnny Lujack. Lcnhy, who In ninny ways might be described as the Brnnch Rickey of football, carries thc cnnvcisn- Llonnl ball as neatly ns some of Ills backs lolc Ihe pipskln. He said Ihcre had been no attempt at any time for-"revenge" or to run i up n large score. We earned nil the. polnls we 1 \vcro able iovol." Lcnhy said. "They ' had n good team. If anything, they hnd a slight weakness at end. hull T am not criticising their ends..' They luul a well-coached team." "A Tram Victory" About his own snuad Leahy found It nard lo single out slurs. "It was team victory." he said. "Everybody blocked well, but you hnve to give just a UUle more of the credit to the left side of our line. And so for Terry Brennan's touchdown run back with the opening up concocting nc\v plnys or dlscus- |h , 'sing prospects with old gridiron j graduates, other coaches, nnd friends. As athletic director ho lake's his responsibilities seriously and insists, on seeing personally virtually everyone who'comes Into his of- Bradley Terms State of World 'Armed Truce' BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. Nov. 12 (UP —Gen. Omar Bradley loday callcc the present world state an "armed truce" and said he was not sure war liaci cca.scd to be the final arbiter in inlernational disputes. The World War Two hero, now head of Ihe Veterans Administration spoke here last night at n Armls lice Day dinner. He snlcl tnnt "in two years of.. painful attempts to reach agree menl on basic Issues, rcpresenlive of 55 nations arc ii'' yet able t give us anything better than ,ai armed truce." But Bradley said he still coul not asrco with those who say the want to "drop Ihe pretense of peace making and nccept the Inevltablllt of war." The general urged support of the Marshall European aid plan, saying nssnult against cold, hunger and fear in Europe. "Piecemeal help is not enough," he said. "We have already entered n contest of ideologies In which the fulurc of Europe and eventually, Taxpayers Find It Quite Expensive To Operate Boats on White River LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, Nov. 12.' (UP) — Tlie government may curtail service on the three White River navigation locks and dams at and above Batesvllle but there are no plans for destroying the i huge structures, an official of the U. S. Engineers said here today, j Pointing out that locks are not a profitable business for the government, Executive Officer K. H. Newton said that the local office had recommended limiting service by requiring a "24-hour or week's notice before opening the locks (or any boat." However, he continued, the plan was not received favorably In Wash- ngton and "nothing done Halsey Warns Against Rule By Minorities MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. U' <rrp) — Retired Fleet Admiral Wllltaih r. (Bull) Halsey left .* "Victory Day" warning here today agairut totalitarian governments. The former commander of ISC j vessels In tht fighting Third Pacific ' Fleet flew back to Washington to resume his work raising an A new three-cent postage stamp commemorating Florida's Ever- (ladei National Park will go on "first day" sale in Florida City on Dec. 5. Of special delivery size, the stamp features a heron superimposed on map ol state. for a yen- or two. The d»ms will | «lumnl fund for the University of remain In their present status." i Virginia. Col Newton explained that the I Halsey said that "any man who holds Ihe unqualified power of llf« or death over great numbers of his fellows may be in a position once more to turn out the lights." 'He should be watched Incessant- y and with some mistrust," Halsey said. , In an earlier speech H»lsey warned against a "small minority n our midst trying to change our Deno Nichols to Coach Little Rock Cage Team LITTLE ROCK .Ark.. Nov. 12. (UP) — 'Deno Nichols. Little Rock sportscaster, will be doing double duty during the coining basketball 1 season. Besides conducting a daily sports program, he will coach the! Little Rock Junior College Trojan basketball team. His appointment was announced today by Athletic "Director Jimmy Knram. Nichols is a former Ouachlta Col- ege and University of Arkansas star. He played on two state championship t«ams at Ouschita and was named on the All-Southwest Conference team in 194* while a member of the Razorbacks. government Is now spending some $50,000 annually on oiwration of the locks, keeping them In shape and dredging the river channel. "It is not a profitable venture," he said. He explained that last year the locks handled only two tons of. commercial shipping In addition to 19,000 tons of sand and gravel. The remainder of the traffic, some 40 boats monthly, was composed of pleasure and small fishing craft which could navigate the river were the locks removed, he said. At present there arc 12 permanent employees at the main office on lock number one. and a crew of five to eight laborers overall Under the proposed plan the crew would b ecut and men Vould b* stationed at one lock only —- with Instructions lo open the other locks on receipt of ample notice from the shipper. form of government." flee on the Notre Daino campus. Ho answers all of thc mnil and his correspondence with former '.players Is tremendous- Although he hits a home In South Bend, hr sees little of his wife nnd five children during the fnotball season, getting home about, nnc night n week. The rest, of the time he spends In the Notre Dame gymnasium. Many reasons nre clled for his brilliant record ns coach but he i | thinks one of the biggest factors , I was when ho was hosnltali/.cd In I 1930 with his knee injury. At the ! time Rockne also was becidc'd down (with n minor Illness ' and they shnred the same hospital room. Naturally, the talk perhaps, of slake." the whole world is at British Kill Four Jews in Pitched Battle W. D. Cobb Is Appointed W. D. Cobb has recently been '»•>pointed to the Committee on Public Relations for the Arkansas Society of Professional Engineers. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Marriage License* The following couple obtained marriage licenses over the weekend in the office of Miss Elizabeth Blylhe. county clerk. Troy B. Myrlck of Blytheville and Miss Ollic Mae West of Burdettc. James Robert O'Bannon and Miss Joyce Allison, both of Blytheville. Alton B. Powers and Mrs. Ar- buters Honey, both of Frankfort, Mich. Ovvllle C. Little and Miss Velva Jones, both of St. Louis. Mo. Oliver White and Miss Ruth Gray, both of Blytheville. JERUSALEM. Nov. 12. (UP) British Army squads pounced 01 several hundred Jewish under-j grounders in n forest between Hal-, in and Tel Aviv today and touched off an hour-long pitched battle In which four members ofMhc Irgun I Lcumi group were killed". „ .! In another outbreak of violence, , ,. .. . , . J'^V, P'-Ulid'. first since the Bryish imnounc- foobull mid Lcnhy , Absorbed ; nll .j, ( , j^ hch . Ians f or \ withdralvl , lg ntine heard. Later, Uoeknc pre-J rtohi ; Pa |(, s t|, lc . rooftop snipers «t cted that Lenhy would become | Haifa kn]c(l onc British consta- •- of the. best fnotball coaches . Wc> ., mi n . mlndcf | three-others- One or i\vo i;irls were reported imoiii! tlir friur Irgunists slain hi the baUle with British soldiers who moved in lu disarm the hundreds' or underground members training i In the foresl. I A number of persons were wound- I ed, some seriously, In Ihe fighting In the. nation Time proved that "Rock" wns right the Immortal s usual. "Coffee Vacation" Urged For Hawaiian Schools HONOLULU. T. H. (UP)—Unless school children on the island of Hsiwail get liieir usunl late "coffee vacation," it may mean a heavy loss of a half million dollars to the Kona cofiee growers. Thc Hawaii members of the territorial legislature hav« appealed to the department of public instruction to restore the vacation schedule which will permit school children of the Kona Coast to help pick the coffee crop, now ripening, i Thc legislators said that unless the schedule under •• which Kona 1 school children got their vacation in September. October and November is restored, tile industry will lose an estimated $500,000. Wednesday & Thursday \f> "HONEYMOON" Kith Shirley Temple. Guy Madison and Franchot Tone News and Comedy Rejects Pro Net Offers Uheck over your tractor now and let us put it in first-claw unning ordor. Let us put your name on oui Advance Service 'ch»dul«. Better Tractor Performance Is Derived From Better Service and '•. ~ Better Ail-Around Care That's What You Get At— BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 12. (UP) — The reports that Francisco (Paiicho) Segura would turn lo professional tennis were branded false, -today by Segura himself. The .Ecuadoran ncc admitted Hint he had received offers- -— one ol klckoff. It was the sweetest'gift I Ihem for $25,000 for one year's play, ever received." But he nddcd that he had rejected Leahy, generally considered as! "" such suggestions, the Number One coich In thc business hns lost only three games while winning 38 nncl lying four. 1 The only tecvnis ever to beat R Lenhy-coachcd Irish eleven were Georgia Tech and Michigan In 1D42 and Orcnt Lakes Navnl in 10«. The two crushing deieats administered by Army. .59 to 0 In 1044 and 48 to 0 In 1845 were In the war years when Leahy was a iVnvy officer. Lcnhy, whose all-consuming Interest In lite Is football, must have been marked for success from Ihe very start, for his early childhood wns spent in the appropriately named town of Winner. S. D. One of the great Knulc Rocknc's boys. Leahy was n center nnd later n tnckle on the mighty Notre Dame teams of 1928 and '.ri29. A kuec injury lermlnatcd his career after that, but lie moved right into the coaching ranks afer graduation, going to Georgetown as line mentor. In 1S32 he Joined cx-Notre Dame star J.lm Crowlcy at Michigan' State, again as line coach and a i year later both went lo Fordham ' where lie remained until 1939 when he became head coach at Boston College. HU sensational record thore,-"20 I wins In 22 games Including a Su- New Theater Manila's finest Shows KVERY NIGJI1 Bo* Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showlnf Wedncsday & Thursday "Hit Parade of 1947" » Republic Picture wilh Short Subjects Opens at 6:30 p.m.; gtarl*'7:0« p. & Thursday Wednesday "Mr. District Attornay" with Dennis O'Kcefe akd Margaret Chapman • Fox Movietone Newft Selected Shorts near Ihe villages of Raanana and Herzelin. midway between Haifa and Tel Aviv. 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