The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1946 · Page 5
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December 9, 1946

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1946 Major League Meeting Ends Many Player Deals Left Hanging Fire In Lcs Angeles BY I.F.O ]l. PKTERSEN (United 1'ress Sports Ertitor) l.OS ANGELES, Dec. 9.- Major league club owners and managers left the annual winter league meetings with several deals hanging a fire, but the player that most f of the 15 other teams would like to gr-t isn't for sale or trade. He is young Clint Hartnng of the New 'York Giants and ownei Horace Stonehani made it clear today thai he could not be had for love or money, naming is sup- |jo.seil to become a second Babe Ruth and Stoneham turned deal r-ars on all the offers he received for the youth. Scheduled lo receive Ills Army Air Forces discharge within n tc\\ days, naming represents one of tlie greatest investments the Giants evei lave made in a ball player—am! they paid sns.OOO for Catcher Wai- ker' Cooper. To get Hartung the) practically hail to buy the Minneapolis Millers of Die American Association. Reports on Itnrliing border on the phenomenal. He may turn out to be another morning glory, but the predictions of wise baseball men who have seen him play do not indicate such a possibility. Manager Eddie Dyer of the world champion St. Louis Cardinals termed tlffc youngster's pitching and hitting "unbelievable" and Tom Sliee- han. who now is witli the Giants but who hud Hartung at Minneapolis, called him "potentially the greatest player in baseball. Hartung. like Ruth when he went up to ihe majors, is nolv.'i't"' his hitting and pitching. The Giants bought him near the close of the 1945 season when it appeared that Harlung was a'bottt to be discharged from the Army. But announcement of the deal was held up ami liar- Umg, thinking that he was going lo have to play in the minors another year, decided, upon re'ceiviny his discharge, to re-enlist again. Thai was a day before the Giants announced his acquisition. One of Hartung's strongest boosters is Clayton II. Ileinlen, a major in the air corps who was stationed with the 15'Jlst AAP base unit in Hawaii. In a letter to manager Mel Ofct of the Giants, -(flcinlen disclosed that Hartung was the major factor in his team winning the Hawaiian service championship and BIvYTHEVILLE (ARK.) > COURIER Dell Cagers To Meet Team In Leachville After beginning their season with three straight wins, the U«ll High Suliool Blue Davits Journey to Ltaulivllle Thursday when they will meet the Lions in an effort to maintain their undefeated record. .The Blue Devils, piloted by Couch Charles Kennelt. defeated Mississippi o— inly High School cngemcn twice and also the Gosnell 1'irates. Dell Senior girls split their games with the Missco ragprs, losing the opener but winning', the return tilt. They scored another victory over the Gosnell Girls squad, With Hie installation of shower facilities in the Dell gymnasium. .school officials there hope to put their physical training program on .a par with other schools in the county. Coach Kennett expects to complete the Dell cage schedule -soon. The schedule, to date, follows: Dec. 12 Leachville at Leachville. Oca. 13— Armorcl at Dell. Dec. 18— Leachville at Dell. Dec. 20— Lu.xora at Dell. Jan. 3 Open. Jan. 7 -Manila at Manila. Ji.n. 10- Armorel at Dell. Jan. 14— Dlythoyillc nt Dell definite). Jan. 17— Luxovn at. Dell. Jan. 21— Manila at Uell. Jan. 24 Stcele at Dell. Jan. 28— 'Ltixora at Luxorn. Jan. 31— Blytheville ;u Dell ilefijiite.) Feb. 4— Gosnell at Gosnell. Motmen Clash Again Tonight In Legion Arena With 1.00 Newman anil Carlos ; Hoilruiurx (raining up again tonight, a niggrd match is expected as they co)u<ie with Hill Slcildum and Juck Moody in a tag match nl the Legion Arena. Their I'ati'h-as-caicli-i'an, any- ilng-BOPS methods of grapplliu; will find competition In the more orgautz-d wrestling techniques used by Sti'iUiuin and Moody. Both Steddmu and Mooily hnve shown tlH'iuselves callable of' carrying out x-imtific bouts but lire also able to negotiate live kind of punishment generally handed out by Norman and Hodriquoz. Moody's SiK.n;i-r irA-js lien i \.i,-k mis dropped a number of opponents and Is his favorite hold. In the two one-fall. 30-mlnute lime limit preliminary bouts, Sled- dum will meet Newman and Moody will skirmish with HodrUmez. The taller, heavier Steddum lias the edge over Newman in.ability as wel] "s size. Kodrlqiiez and Moody are fairly evenly matched. Pro Golfers Reap Rich '46 Harvest leadership, they came to represent 'heir community 'In llui miniature lii'iieral ass-cmlily »r, seniiuirs an:l PAGE rrv* Ben Hogan Tops List With $42,556, and Arkartsnrt Gets $12,420 Papoose Cage Team to Opet. ""- Season Tuesday then going on to Tokyo Hie pacific ir forces title. to Quintets in 'Y' League Open Regular Series The "Y" basketball opens its regular season tonight with two games, the first slated for 7:00 o'clock and the second for 8:00. in the curtain-raiser Loy Eicli Chevrolet Independents meet the American Legion cngers with the. former the favorite by virtue of their pre-season conditioning. In the second game, the Hay's Store quintet takes on the Biy- tbeville •Laundry tossers. the i'lt- ter being pre-game favorites. The. Laundry team staged a surprise in their last practice -game by defeating the Chevrolet., in a close contest. Conservators Of Wild Life Meet at Spa HOT SPRINGS. Dec. 3. (U.I 1 ) —Governor Ben Lancy will be the principal speaker at toniulu's session of the two-day meeting 01 the Southeastern Association 01 Game and Fish. CommissioiiL-rs here. Last night Hie group heard T. A. McAmls, executive secretary 01 the Arkansas Game and "pi.Mi Commission, claim that Arkansas has jumped from 27th place to 4th in the sale of duck stamps within the last year and that n facilities were available Hicro would be 10,000 duck hunters around Stuttgart today. 'Records of the Arkansas Pr,n and Game Commission show thai in a little over a year the sale <.| duck stamps has jumped from 25.015 to 4E.5GO and Arkansas Mas moved from 27th place to fouitn in the roster of states in that inspect. Me Am is said. I'he iryiiieville Papooses will open their basketball season tomorrow ni|;ht W ],cn they meet the Holland. Mo., cavemen on the liiuh .school court. The Paps will have !.n inexperienced sti'iiad on the floor tomorrow iiiBlu as Uennie Gcntrv who plays foriv:i:-d. is the only returniii" IcUcnmin from last, year's team About 30 lny s mmcd out for bas- ketoall jM-nciice this ween. Final selection or the team and the completed schedule will be announced Jacobs Improves NEW YORK. Dec. 9. tUP) — officially Promoter Mike Jacobs, fighting for his life against a cerebral hemorrhage complicated by heart disturbances, was resting" comfortable today and appeared lo be improvvul over yesterday, but Dr. Vincent Narriiello said Jaccbs still is critically ill. Too Lai* to Clastify For it "f II..H.M,,! , HJi.-i- j',.|,.. AK, nklin Si . MIAMI, Pin.. Hoc. 9 tain Hot) Ihnjun, tho from llei'Miry. !>;,.. was revealed lo- day to have lu-rn hy lm' ihe h'.'UW vJhnicr iimnin; golfers for lOlli with total earning of $r.!,f»5(;.H;, The Miami Open, which ended in victory fur Sum Knead yeslivuay.! s was I ho last i;»l( ring on the 'inir- ' namenl nicrry-no-uniml of the voar. ' but It had no effect on HOKIIU'S I' almost two-lo-one lead over i.ho n*l |i of the Held. It did m,, vi . jliniuy Demarct uf Houston. Tex.. Into t'.ir Mrsl five mm fonuer tennis sl.u- Ullswortli Vines of l.os Angeles Into! the first 11 Herman Itnrrou of White PI itus: N. Y.. was I'unni'r-up tu lhi|;an with $23.008.82 while liyron Nelson of Toledo, O.. who has played little tournament nolf since mid-soason, was third with J2a,'J10.43. Di-imiret was fuiirlh with S19.-IOU.M iintl iirrnun Kclser of Akron, O., was fifth with $18.!)3l.-ll>. Olhci 1 leading money winner*: Sam Snead, Hot Sprint's v s i .- Slti.341.fi7. Lloyd Maiignim, Los Aniide.*— Dick Met/, Chlcaiio-$13,40H.ai. Jim Ferrlor. Chlcugn -$18.411.41). 13. J. mulch i llunlsi.n. Littlo Hock. Ark.—SI 2. 420.50. Ellsworth Vines, l.os ArisHi": — $11,090.08. Vic Ghczul. Kaioxvllh'. Torn) — $1M84.D1. Harold Uugl Mi'Spiulcn. Sanfoi'd, Me.—Sll/144.32. Sncml. the British Open .•liuin- pion. picked up SiOIMl first mt.v for his victory In the Miami tournament, which he won with a 13-under-par card of 2fiB for 12 holes. It was his third iniinu-y win of the year, having taken the Jacksonville. Pin., and the C'.recnsbor-), N. C.. Opens. Clayton Ileafncr of Chicago finished .second to Snead with 271 aUei 1 tying the par 70 Miami Sprlnus course record of 03 on the; flnul round. Harrison and Vines tied 1W . l''"rly-nliii' of the ili'li'unti'.s wen al I lie Wlmrnli lintel. Pilll.'Cl.l siuviris will i n . held (or 2« Many "tlicrs IICIM injuries. A. r. llulsim. New York. asslsLuu clili-i engineer of Hie National lloaul "f V'ire Underwriters, blamed luck "1 dnors ill each [Unlit of stairs fur tlie luuTur. Tin 1 iijien stnlrwny which circled ull'1-..-U'in-jHie H,. valor shaft •'acted like an belling pro] "l«'ii chimney." .u declined comment on ill ml N. third at 272 whil pitted the first live Demnrel i1 273. RUINS in--''. Ho p.slnied out that nllhoi::<li "<!'' -i Inillduii: 1'inli's Krnerallv H'- hi'o Malt-ways to be blocked hy 11 '"i at cic'h limn- lo help prevent »'ead cil llmiif mill I'.asrs. "Ilii'se 'di 11 - in IIIOM caKi'.s iiiv nnt r.-io- •iivi- and Ihori'faiT <ln nut nil'tct illiiini;s i-i'octeil Ix'foro I hoy tuv Hill .Mubley, Allatda. hotel l;ell- li"P. te.slilliMl to the sp ly sprpnJ 'I Hie' lire Mohlry said ho cariicd i ninlalner of ire Into a fifth Hour roiiMi When hr <-nti i rL'd the rniiin. ill M.IS iiormai. In tho few mhm'.es Hint ii iiuik lo put I ho Ice In'j a I'il. In r. iln- hull outside was tram- I'orniod Into a niHi-lni: holl. lie and two piTMins In Hie I'liuin weio savrd !!>- ritcmru o-bhii-koiH'd iiersunal beKuiy- loday ivero helnn uiilliercd In tin' lobby lo hr claimed by rela- 'Ui'^ iind survivors. IncludiMl H'c'i-e -lii-d clnthlni;. ohnrrril \'alicos, el Jrwrhy. wallols and purst !i. In ullii'i 1 stacks Ihore avo loys. o\'l- ilnu-i- o( |>re-(;iu'lstinas visits lo Atlanta. Pruned IVachtrce, in the heart of tin 1 ;hop|ilnj; and Ihcalrlcal MIsU-icl. today si ill i!'somlilc'<l a sombre Has- li'i- panulo. Thousands filed hy Ihe isaimi wi-orkane with Its dos-on-i of kiuilied tiheols sllll Iliipplng from ! windows Icsllmony of e>,- i-a|u- ciliirls of the oci-npanls. I'o- licc on c'onsinnl duly move the 'WiKon within (hi 1 i-oped-otl urea aniuiut (he hotel. Many said they drove hnndroils ol miles lo view liic iTiULdns of the oiu'c-prouil $'irin.QOa hoslelry which was only partl-iliy insured. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given lhat the undersigned will on the 18th rlay of December. 10-IG, between the hours of ten o'clock A. M. and two o'clock P. M. at the south door of the -ourt- house in Blytheville. Arkansas offer for sale to the highest Ijlddor upon a credit of three months the COLD B(/<7 GOT HIM DOWN? TIGHT, ' SORE CHEST MUSCLES r ARE MY SPeCIALTYl Poor little chest muscles so tight they feel "squeezed"... sosorefromhardcoughingit ^ hurts him to breathe? Quick, Vx Mentholatum. Rub it on i"'/. chest, back, neck. Its -warm, \" gently stimulating action ' helps lessen congestion without irritating child's delicate normal skin. At same time comforting vapors lessea coughing spasms. GET MENTHOLATUM QUICK! , A.l.liii,, ('oiitiimeil fnnn l'a«c I. and interual injuries. She is parently well on the road to covery. Geori'ia's small towns—Rain- ridge. Thomason. Rome, Albany, ;olnmbus and Gainesville—closed door.s of many business house:; oilay and Joined in mass mom-ulna. Vonth I.eailers Were Victims Prom these cities youthful Ira.leva line to Atlanta to take part in the innial youth assembly sponsored by le YMCA. As class presidents, tir- unl/ati:»n heads, or ontslniuljiiK tudents chosen for character m.il )->[!|.|,li.|; Wanted to Kent is. nji.irtinrn! For Kent ! 2oO acres of <jood cotton, corn iind bean land on gravel roatT, near Blythc- ville. School • bus. Gail or write E. H. fjec Cotton Company. 2026 or (>45. 12-9-ck-ll following described personalty: One Brown Sheared Beaver Pin- Coat appraised at S350.00. Purchaser at such sale will be required to give note with good and sufficient security. This the 2nd day of December I94B. { ' ' The First National Bank in Blytheville By Sam H. Williams President. 12-J-9 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA » j o V OWE c S T ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHKRE! Reserved Seats on Pale at the l.e R ion Arena from 6 „. m. Every Momlav Monday, Dec. 9th ADULTS ir, c — CHILDREN ir.c fl.nn ^ _ |T;n: Incl "<i«i) B.OO p.m. 1JOX S! . : yrs ]- >c EXTRA TAG MATCH— ] BILL STEDDUM and JACK MOODY versus LEO NEWMAN and CARLOS RODRIQUEZ 2 1-FALL 30-MINUTf MATCHES Leoi Newman vs Bill Steddum Carlos Rodriquez vs Jack Moody Prompt, Long-lasting Relief for MUSCULAR ACHES-PAINS Helps Break Up Painful Surface Congestion, Too! RUB ON [T Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Start* 7 p.n. LAST TIM 1C TODAY "Sentimental Journey" .liilin 1'ayiie. Maureen O'lluni William MrnilK Paramount N'CH'S .Sluirls Tuesday VAl. NIGHT "CITY FOR CONQUEST' Wltll James CaKncy. Ann Slirridan Serial: "\Vlul Is Cuilly?" Alsn Sinn Is $10 $12.50 $1 5.00 fAQUA-PRUF HATS arc made waler-rcpellen; ; by an exclusive process . . . they arc preferred by men ol exaclimj lasle because of their ciii- , vanced styling. For longer, smarter, all-weather wear pick cm AQUA-1'RUF HAT. In iho reason's; smariest shades. CO.HC ir. c::..i :..,'.. i..- en JOE ISAACS, Inc. Strving Blytheville more than 40 Years Phone 3331 223 West Main St. Announcement — We Are Now Equipped to Give You Complete REPAIR SERVICE Welding - Glass Installed - Painting City Garage & Welding Shop .'S I!. MAIN Janii's Uussell I'HONIi SM I).-in liiisscll NQW yticiifcty . Ki:nwiiib«r—11 Takes Only It Minutes tu Open a ChaiBe Account at Fitzpatrick Jewelry Stores IILYTHKVII.U' 1 ,, AUK. OScrola, Ark. Slltcstuu, Aln. I'aradiiuld, Ark. REPAIRS and ACCESSORIES GMkC LOY E1CH Chevrolet Co. CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Lif tie" WKKKIIAYS ; J HBV orflce~-Oiiriis 0:15 p.m.'' tHiuw »UrU 7:M p.m. {.ast Time Today ;. "THUHDERHEAD" (In Teohiilcoliir) l'rei.tnn l-'osler, Klta ,liilins»n Xe\vs and ('arloon .^ TUESDAY : 'THE LONE RIDERS FIGHTS BACK / with Clpiirue Hnnstoh. 'i . "l'iu/y" Al St. John Also Slmrts 'i : New Theater Manila's finest j Shows UVEIIY NIGHT ^'..' Matinee S,iliin!:iy & Sllliclar iix Opens Week Day* 7:1X1 p.m. Sal,-Sun. 1 p.m. Cunt Shuwlnf Time Today 'THE GREEN YEARS' A. .T. Crinlln's Clreal Novel \Vilh diaries Ciilmrn- , Also HhDrt Subjects" Wait for that V, We're bringing telephone service more quickly to those waiting by connecting more telephones—many more than normal—to the present switchboards. Thus, while most calls still go through quickly and accurately, occasionally you may find the dial tone is delayed. This is most likely to occur only at the busy hours of the telephone day, midmorning or late afternoon. If you will make sure, please, that you hear the dial's "hum-m-m" before you dial, it will help you avoid wrong numbers or no connection at all. And, if you can make your calls brief, or, better yet, make only necessary cafts at these particular times, you will find fewer delays. This emergency crowding is temporary, while we are getting more equipment to serve everyone waiting and to make, telephone service better than ever. So, pisoie... wait for the dial tons SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY Tuesday I Crime Doctor's Manhunt A Columbia Picture - ivllh IVaim'r Baxter' Short Hn THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday ' enough a bustle. they go sparkin' \\ horseless buggy

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