The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1946 · Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT Nine Cage Teams To Battle Tonight Gomes to Be Played Mere, in Osceofa and 'On Luxora Court. Nine c agc lilts—three double headers and one triple bill—are «tetcd for tonight in Blythevilte •nd surrounding territory, Heading the list is the season's opener for the Chick "A" squad a»aihsl the Osccola five on the opponent's floor. Accompanying 'lie Chicks on the road trip will be the Senior Girls squad who will play their second game of the season with the Osceoln girls. In the probable starling line-up for the Chicks are Gay and Stafford, forwards; Hardy, "center; and • Faster and Caldwell. guards. Probable starters for the Senior CJIrls »ro B. Ball, Widner and Wilson forwards; and W. Wiscnhunt. Mann and Travis, guards. The Papooses will open their c»ge season tonight against Haytl. MO., juniors In the High School gymnasium. Sharing the evening's c»fd will be the Chicks' "!3" squad »-ho will meet Hayli's "H" eager*. Probable starting line-up for the P«ps includes Honcycutt nnd Gcn- Iry, forwards: E. H. Gee. center; White and Donncrs, guards. 'Gee will act as game captain. Probable Chick "B" team starters are Duclos and Mullen, forwards; Smith center; Fitzhugh and Traylor. guards. On the Gosncll High School hardwood tonight, the Pirates and Pirat- ettcs meet the senior boys and girls t squads from Manila. Three Shawnec quints journey to Luxora tonight to stage games" between Junior High teams, Senior Boys fives and Senior Girls sextets. f indl Rites Conducted For "Big Train" Johnson WASHINGTON, Dec. 13.— (UP) —The teammates he carried to victory -, w ith' his pitching genius will carry Walter Johnson to his grave today. Baseball's immortal "Bie Train" will be laid to rest, In Rockville (Md.) cemetery next to the grave of, his wife, Haxel. who died I(i years ago. Burial followed funeral services at the Washington Cn- tlicdrnl. Pallbearers Included members of the 1324 world championship Washington Senators—Bucky Harris, Joe Judge, Roger Pcckliipnugh,. • Ossie Blucge, Sam Rice and Muddy Ruel—as well as Eddie Ain- smlth, Jim §haw nnd George McBride, teammates of an earlier era. President Clark Griffith of the Washington Senators led baseball's delegation of mourners. Johnson, one of the greatest, pitchers of al! time, died Tuesday night of n brain tumor. World's biggest spring U Mammoth Spring, in north central Ar- k.nn £ as. It is the head of the 50- mi!e-long Spring river. Hikes to Record \ f! Deri Con/ens, 47-year-old pro- fessionnl walker, appears al- mpsl ns spry at finish of 3000- mile Jaunt as al Ihc siurl 'Joumis smashed 37-ycar-olcl world mark bw slopping 2652 miles in 1000 hours, walking part of every hour for seven weeks al llomford Stndiuiit London, England. LSU to Use Bobby Clegg In Bowl Jilt With Hogs BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 13.— (UI'>—Coach licrnlc Moore said otlny llial his Injured fullback Bobby Cleei; would be In the llnc- ip when Louisiana State unlvcrsl- y plays Arkansas In the Cotton 3owl sit Dallas New Year's Day. Moore was pleased with Clcgg's icrformance on the practice field •cslmiay. He said elegy's highly outed climax running tnlenU will be used against the Razorbacks. CIcsiB suffered Icis injurie.s dui 1 - ng spring training nnd hns seen itllc nclion this season. Juke Boxes Here Blare Away at Same Old Price Blylheville "juke-box" fans may test easy—It still easts only R nickel to hear your favorite r;un- bcr Ground out On the corneiclruB- store nickelodeon. Although a possible change of rates to n dime a record (or three Give h,m a Nahonolly Advertised PRUF Hat for long lasting, shape retaining smarh,e» You will admire these finer, mellow for felts. Water-Repellent through an exclusive' rs> A worthwhile addition to HIS JOE ISAACS, Inc. Serving Blythevillc Over 40 Years Phone 3331 223 West Main St. BLYTaE V1LU! ; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS for a quarter) was announced nationally a few weeks ago. no increases arc contemplated here, Blylheville nickelodeon operators snld today. Ally changes made In Juke-box prices, one operator snld, would have to be agreeable to both him and the owner or (he music machine's • location, thereby leaving price Increases up to local decision. Former Coach To Address BHS Gridmen The nnnu.il football banquet i«lv- en for niylhcvlllc Senior.nnd Junior High School gildmen by the Chlckasaw Athletic Glut; will be held at fl o'clock Tuesday night In t!ie high school cafeteria. Cues', speaker will bo Carney Lnslcy, formerly coach of the li'y- IheviHc Chicks and now hentl line •oaeh at ih c University of Kentucky, while mentor of the Chicks, Mr. Laxley piloted ' them to W straight wins In the 1831, '33 and '3(i seasons. He left here hi 103G to Join the coaching stay of Virginia Military Institute and later that of the University of Maryland. From there he went to his present position at Kentucky. A graduate of the University of Alflluinn, he plnyed Biini'd In the Crimson Tide lineup nnd mncte Ihc nose Howl Journey with that team in IBM. Master of ceremonies at the Chicks-Pnps banquet will be Max B. Reid .president of the school board. C. G. Redman, president of the Chlckasav Athletic Club, today requested Hint members of Ihc' club desiring [„ nttend the dinner make reservations , v Hh him or W. A Af- fllck secretary, by Saturday night. Razorbacks Win In Cage Game With Nebraskans , KANSAS CITY. Mo., Dec 13 — «W>—Two -.Southwestern Conference basketball teams, invited to 'he 111)- six conference tournament to fill gnps In the brackets walked off with tile honors ),, i as t night's opening round or play Southern Methodist University slaved off a late rally by the Unl- vcirlly of Missouri and defeated the Tigers 50 to S3. Arkansas University had mi],, trouble disposing.; or Nebraska 57 l<> 40. The Cornhuskcrs from Lincoln, Nebr. outscrnpped the llnzor- bncks, but couldn't match the '•di-ad eye" shooting of George Kok. Alan Curler and Alvin Wil- wmt Ca! '' el ' " lblje " '5 1'01'ils, Wllliam.s, 14. and Kok, 13 a<>l , Mr-Arthur's 13 | )0 |iil s were high for Nebraska. Earlier Dates Proposed For Ryder Cup Matches ATLANTA, Dec, 12. (UP> — President Ed Dudley af the. ;v>- fe-ssionnl Golfers Association, today awaited w ord from tiio British I'GA upon hi, suggestion to hold the H147 Ryder cup matches next September Instead of October. 'i'he matches arc scheduled to be plnyi',1 In United Stales In October, but Dudley cabled the British assnriatlon that the World Scries nnd football would offer the Kolf tournament considerable competition. Dudley said he suggested the matches be held i n November or neccinlier if September proved too early for the visiting tram. Crumbling Walls Endanger Mine Rescue Workers GLOBE, Ariz., Dec. 13. (UP) — Crumbling walls of the copper mine endangered rescue crews clawing for his body. On- Woodbiirn, state mine Inspector directing rescue operations, was fearful that another slide would cause a second tragedy. Rescuers svorc moving .slowly, timbering the sldewnlls as llicy carted <;iil rubble btocklnu tunnels, Convinced lliat the 40-yc.ir-old miner coulil no longer be alive, Ibi'y .set off small blasts to dislodge Ihc ore and dirt, I n the 10 unloads removed they found Orc- kar's battered miner's lump and a figment of his helmet. Woodburn «ld he was sure Ore- •tiu- MJIS dead and said it was likely lie was killed when struck by Hie slide last Saturday as he dug a new entrance to the mine to prevent Just such u disaster. Read Courier News Want Ads, I Jobs Buominr CASPER, wyo. (OP)-Employ- mcnt in Wyoming j s higher than at any time In the slate's history. The u. s. Employment service office in Casper reported recently lhal unemployment compensation Jalms showed a decrease of 25 ucr J'UllMY, DKCEMItEK 13, l!)l(i cent of April and May. Read Courier News w«nt Ads. Of all the millions of stars in llin heavens, only 55 are selected lor use In navigation. tlmesnilsupv.'lth stuffy transient congestion—put a few drops of Va-tro-nol in each nostril. It quickly reduces congestion nnd makes breathing easier In " H lrjry • • • B'ves grand relief from snlfily. sncozy, stuffy distress of head colds. Foliovvdtrcctionsln the package VICSCS VA TRO NOL With prices so high .... You can afford to give your kitchen the brushoff! Dine at the Delta! Yes. prices »re high on food these days ... so hl»h thnt it's usually cheaper to cat out Ui-in to stay at home. You'll find cur food expertly prepared, sci-vixl promptly nnd priced right! Thnt plus the ract that there are no kitchen chores to do . . . make eating with us all the more rca- sonnble. * Our prJ^'iilc dining numi is a fine pUcc Tor Ihul liulitlny parl> you plan . . . call on us mm Cur ii'.serviUions durin- tJu- JjuIiUays. DELTA CAFE So. Highway 61 Phone 3685 // m 11- THE NEW WINTER STETSON J GIFT I I fERTIFICATE J in Any Amount I of MEAD'S Here's ihc new winter Stclson . . '. llic Royal Stclsou i DeLuxc...a most luxurious, soft and mellow loxlurcd fur Miniature hat anil b.iiliux . . . plus -in (T ,_ lillcalc lhal he'll cxch.u> S c for his tav,,ii( c fell that packs plenty of dash, distinction and f .- ,-~~=^.!--*~r- *(giM.Lu ..if-^a--'— -»-—•' style with its perfectly proportioned crown and bound edge brim. 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