The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 20, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 20, 1947
Page 11
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Five Grid GdmeS ^ n '* ec ' States Team of Figure Skaters Given i« c *L u* Good Chance to Win Titles In Winter Games In iouth Missco Osceola Seminoles To Play Elaine Tomorrow Night Football fans of South Mississippi County will have a full menu of their favorite sport this weekend *'llh five games scheduled to be played In that section of the coun- ^kJl but one of the six teams in that section will be playing on their home fields and that team will be meeting another South Mississippi County team. Highlighting the list of games will be Elaine's clash with the Osceola Seminoles at Hale Field in Osceolu tomorrow night. This will be th Seminoles second try at. * Phillips County team. They met Helena laM week. This contest will murk the end of the Tribe's 1047 home schedule and it will be the final home appearance of five regulars. Ends H. Griffin and E. Shaneyfelt, quarterback Bobby Dean Reid, guards C. Ijfli.gsUm and Hnthorne, will be lost by the Seminoles next year due to graduation. The Dyess Eagles will return to their home battle field after three weeks absence when they take on the Sloan-Heudrix Academy of Imboden Friday afternoon. The Evi- gles played In Harrisburg last week and had an open date the preceding Friday. Shawnee's power-laden Indians •will hit the warpath against the Luxora Panthers in Luxora Friday ayty'noon in a game which has all t^y possibilities of being rat race. This will be the first meeting between these two teams In several ytars and it looks like it's going to be a bad day for Coach Tve Adams' boys. In other contests the Wilson Bulldogs will take on Marvel! at Wilson tomorrow night and tVc Keiser Yellowjackets will entertain the Hughes Blue Devils tomorrow afternoon. All night games are scheduled to fttart at 8 o'clock with the afternoon games starting at 2 o'clock. Members of the U.S. Olympic fleure skatinj team take lo Ihe Ice in unity tor practice iplni at N«i_ York's Fockfeller Center pond. They »r«, left to right. Yvonne Sherman, Robert Swennlng, Gretrhen ! Merrill. Dick Button ami r'Ueen Seifh. By .!OK KING + .• NEW YORK. Oct. 3 INEA) — Figure skaters representing the United States in the Winter Olympic Games in, St. Moritz next February will have a nuicli better chance to API Head to Address County Judges Meeting PINE BLUFF, Ark., Nov. 20. (UP) —President C. Hamilton Mose.s of the Arkansas Power and Light Company was to be the principal speaker today at the annual convention of the Arkansas County Judges Association. Among the business the county administrative officers were expected to discuss was a proposed 10- mill road tax amendment, legislation for 1948 concerning county government and a magazine for the state's county judges. In addition, the Judges were expected to decide whether to affiliate with the National County Judges Association. a championship or two than any previous team from this country. That is the opinion of former Olympic competitor Joseph K. Savage, one of the most respected officials. Savage sized up the squad as five of the nine members cut brackets and counters and whirled through jumps in a special showing at New York's Rockefeller Center pond. Barbara Ann Kcott is the favorite for the women's title, of course. The Ottawa miss won the world crown last year. But Savage believes Gretchen Merrill, '21 of Boston, our national champion, will make H closer than expected. He points out that 16-year-old Yvonne Sherman's strong school figures would improve her chance above thai of last season, spoke highly of Eileen Scion's spectacular free skating program. These three were present in the Rockefeller Center pond performance. National champion Dick Button, 18. of Philadelphia and Yale, and Most oT the skaters will train at Lake Placid unlit ihcy RO nbroiul at the end of December, but Eileen Scigh will spend the 1 time in Toronto, where she will concentrate on .'ichool figures under the direction of Otto Gold, who tutored Barbara Ann Scott. Poole Needs Only Three Passes To Set New Record UNIVERSITY. Miss.. Nov. 20. (UP) — The Shortest Distance to six points In football — between Mississippi's Chunkln' Charley con- erly and big Barney Poole — led Concrly to the notion's No. 1 passer title and is jiow measuring Poole for the crown of champion pass receiver. The six-foot. three-Inch, 218- pound ex-Vt.rlne will have Ills chance to crack the national record for pass reception at Starkville. Miss., Nov. 29, when Ole Miss meets Mississippi State. Poole will complete his seventh year In college football then — and face Robert Swenning, 22. of New York, his eighth and last gridiron year who holds the U. S. pairs title Twice an All-Ameiican end at with Miss Sherman, also of Manhattan, represented the men. The absentees, who hail from distant parts, were Karol and Pete Crimson Tide Receives First Dixie Bowl Bid BIRMINGHAM ,A1».. Nov. 20 (UP —Athletic Director Frank Thomn of Ihe University of Alabama yes terday saltl that the Dixie's Bowl offer of $50.000 or more to play here New Years Day was "lukcn under advisement." Bowl Chairman Hold Rnst, Jr., and Leo Burson, a Memphis Promoter connected with the Dixie Bowl, offered the Crimson Tide 550.000 or one-third of the Rule receipts in the first classic of Us kind here next Jan. 1. Thomas would not comment further on the offer. Other teams being considered by the Dixie Bowl Include Texas University, North Carolina and Virgin- Alabama, the "comeback" team of the Southeastern Conference, meets L. S. U, In Tuscaloosa Saturday. It was expected that Crimson officials would wait until after that game before accepting any offer. Ole Miss Gridmcn roves Ability to Handle Bookwork ATLANTA, Gil., Nov. 20. IUV)— All-AmeiiCH hopefuls Clmrlcy Ctm- fi'ly and Dnrncy Poolc of Ole Miss gave I tie lie todny lo charges Unit ome footballers mi- Just plain dill- nrds. nml the briuvn boys of the Southeastern Conference sot Into he act with pioof that while thi-y bruise easily, they heal quick. Last week Sandy Heavers, a inc-m- bcr o[ the Georgia Uunvit of Heuents. accused Soul hern (-ollci'cs 01 "cnn- UoyliiR" crinmen with lillle rcsnrd o their scholurshln quiillfieallons. Weil, today Mississippi's ui.ssini; twins were prepared lo i-x- ilbit Iheir inomborship cerllltcntes n Omiaon Delni Knppn, national honorary triuevntty which rcqulrus good grades, Conerly nnii I'oole were ninoni; n Ole Miss students so IIUH- ored. It is the highest iivvnrd uiven by the school. So many oncc-lnjurert footballers irnuiiil ihc SEC circuit had h-vilcd, ini'iinwlnle, that practically every club except Georsiii 'I'ech iipjicni'cd In good shape for this week-end's bevy of inlersectlonal clashes. For the second ilay IJils week, Gi'orslii and Georgia Tech held practice sessions today. Hut Tech Couch Hobby UoiUI was not su for- lunntc a^ his SEC I'ollcaMiies In ihc muttrr o! Injured, End Jack Grllfin, lullljack Fiank ZiPBld- mid ccnler Lewis Hook still wore sweat clothes and Uoitcl said neither ot them , would against l-'llriiuin here Salurdiiy. Ocelli's no-rounh-work policy, he said, would continue until the Engineers begin preparations for Ihelr annual cnd-ol-lhc-year battle will Georgiii Nuv. 13[t. Gcoii;la Conch Wally Units was pleased wllh the zliiR his Bulldogs PAGE ELEVEN Catches Pay Off Boxer's Manager Will Take Stand In Fight Hearing NBW YORK, Nov. 30. (UP) — Al Bllrnnl, manner of Jake Ln- moUa »n<l former body guard for Frank Sinatra. among those Cuti-hes like this one don't hurl n passer's average. Jim Keunc, uliovc. cooperates with the Chi- niB<i Hears' lice pltelier Sid Luckmmi lo snag this difficult ciilch from in front of the Green Bay Packers' Robert Forte, rear, ill Chicago. The profcssionil Bears won, 20-17. --particularly his varsity backs— iT/UrAo showed In vesterduv's workout fnr • • nrcC- West Point, Poole led the nation's for If they win, the team will be a' ' " ' °*lc«l candidate for the Sugar and Kennedv ol Seattle, John Lettcn- of them for touchdowns. garvcr of St. Paul and Jimmy Gro- | Nationally, the Moblle-Mtsilss- pass receivers since the kickoff of Ole Miss'. first game. He Is still ahead with 48 receptions — eight gan of Oakland, Calif. | ipplan threatens to cop off Art- II you are looking for damages try the accident route. You will In all probability get more than either you or your family want. now a professional, was third. Poole needs to gather in three passes to clutch the record of th e U S, A. Savage is particularly high on I zona's Harry Stankm's 1941 title young Button, who came so close i of "getting' there with the most- to acquiring the world champion- j est." The record Is 50 compli ions, ship in Stockholm last year. Miss Merrill was second to Miss Scott for the world title, but Brooklyn's 18-year-old Miss Scigh turned in the most remarkable finish, jumping from ninth in school figures to fourth in the final Judging with a brilliant free skating program. Daphne Walker r>f England, Pigs Come First TULSA, Okla. (UP)—A local man sentenced to 30 days in jail on » liquor possession count was granted a deferment three times *> he could doctor his ailing pigs. MANY HOURS OF SERVICE YOUR TRUCKS HEED ANNUALLY ? How many hours of service do your trucks need in a year to do their best for you? Not very many, if your trucks tun little and do light work. More, if your trucks do tough jobs and pile up high mileage. Fewer service hours, if your trucks are new. More, if they are old. But no matter what the age of your trucks, and ao matter what their hauls, we can tell' you just how often they should be inspected and serviced in order to perform at top efficiency. This "custom-made to your needs" service is a real money-saver and troublc-avoider. It pays off big in service economy and operating efficiency. So get in touch with us prompt!)-, and get the exact service prescription for your trucks. Orange Bowls. Alabama has won six Ramc.i and ost two. the defeats coming dur- ng the first three weeks of the season, since then the tide has defeated Tennessee. Kentucky, Qeonla and Georgia Tech. Permi for Orphans OKLAHOMA CITY (UP)—Some 1.600 Oklahoma orphan girls will get permanent waves this Christmas. .Mrs, Jessie nmntain; secretary of the state Santa Glaus Commission, says hair-dos have been agreed on as part of this year's yuletide celebration for state phans. ,hawed In yesierduy's workout for ' Ihe Ohattanooi;a guiuc there Sal- ! tirday. and he called a repeal today. I Bulls had only piuisc for the worK of backs Al Bodlnc. Floyd Reid, Johnny Donaldson and Bob Walston. UIIM* ilUlll txp«ct*d lo b« questioned by the dlitrtct attorney today regarding Lamota'i fight with Billy Ftox !M( PtlcUjr ni»ht, Sllvanl who Is the "manager of records" for Bronx Jake was in the mldrtleweliht'a corner during the Fo* fight alone with l*fty Re- mlnl, former mtnaier ot the heavyweight Tarn! Maurlello. Sll»anl haa fronted M manager for I*- molta ilnce Jake broke off with his former pllol, Jimmy Murray. Sllvanl wa* expected lo occupy the chair in the dlatrlcl attor- iwy'i office where Bobby Oletson aat during five hours of question- Ing y«sterd»y. Oleuon b the proprietor of the Bronx gynmuium whera Uamott« trained for the KOI fight. In addition, it hu heen ciusto- mary (or OleaMii to work In La- motin'i cottier Cor -New York bouts, but he wan not In Jake's corner lut Mday night. Frank S. Hogan, district attorney. and hlA aHlalanl. Alfred J. Scoltl heart of the D. A.'i rackets bureau wanted to know why It win thaU Oleuon did not work In the ' comer Friday night. / They also Inquired about Linnet- -, a's training preparations lor Hie ! Ight and whether any underworld ' character! consorted with him duv- ' IR the conditioning period, When Gleasoii emerged from the A.'s office, he told reporters that ie wasn't supposed to work in l«moU»> corner Friday night became he hadn't Ixen asked lo work there. He explained that he had worked for the IJronx Dull only when Invited to do ao. Unconfirmed. •' report* ba that the dbtrict attonwr. wt aeeUnf » mUalng. k*y wttBM •*• had been expected to t«Ufr N- sardinj; Lamotta'j flniuKtel • Me»nwhll« ( Ihe Ntw Tork Athletic Commiailoo «~»n~tf< IU own InveJitlgatlon of'the flght without disclosing the namet of j who were called befor. It. Read Courier New* Waal Ada. -AT ALL THE BETTER SPOTS Truman Will Not Change Sides at Army-Navy Tilt PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20. (UP) — President, Truman losscd tradition to Ihc winds today and decided to sit only on the Army side of (lie field at the Army-Navy football game. Next ycHr, however, the chief executive will sit fm the Navy side when the Middies are the home team. Heretofore, the President changed sides between halves ol the service classic. Hunt is Successful For Tennessee Nimrods TELL1CO PLAlllo, Tenn., Nov. 20 (UP)—Preparations were under way today for the opening Monday ot the second section _of the IQlh annual dcSr, bear and boar hunt In Cherokee National Forest. Thcflrst three-day section, which ended yesterday, was tnbucrt a "success," hunters having bagged 40 deer, three COIUMIIA IIIWIN* ST. LO WIN* CO. j U I S •'* For Missourian Ends in Memphis MKMFMIS. Tenn.. Nov. 20 (UP)-A thrce-stMe manhunt ended to- rtny tor Clarence L. Ollmore, M, a West Plains, Mo,, rc.slanrant cook and Army Veler»n who "belt hell" out of n friend »nd allegedly fled with »3,2M to "get even." Ollmore was being held here for Missouri officers. He inn-rendered yesterday after authorities In Arkansas, Tennessee and Mltululppi were alerted. According to local police, Qll- morc admitted Uklng about 12,000 from a friend known only an "Bill," H gambler of Bnkertifleld, Mo. "Before I went Into the Army," Ollmore said, "'Bill beat tht hell out of me and took $900 of tnj money." The pair met Tne.iday night near West Plains, mid a fliht «t»rt«d. Gllmore said he wu knocked clear across a cabin. "I fought back, knocked him out and took |2,000 he had," Ollmore said. 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