The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1946 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 19, 1946
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 191G BLYTHEVILLE ,(ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Chick 'B' Squad WinsatShawnee ; Blytheville Cage Team 1 Is Victor in First Tournament Game The Chicks' "U" squad emerged r, winner in final first round pla> in the shawnee Invitation Tournament last r/ht at Joiner by Banding .Luxora cageSs a 33 to 16 W'.feiu. Going down by a single ' point, the Blytheville Girls sextet wu.s edged out of tourney play by Uixora Girls, 24 to 23. .' On the basis of ixst's win, t.Ue chick Bees will meet the £>>'ess quint tonight in semi-finals play-off's. Finals will be staged tomorrow night. I'robtble starting line-up for Ihe "B' team tonight includes Mullen and Jcrnigsm, forwards; Hodge, center; Traylor and B. Elliott, Kitnrds. Dyess and' Manila squads met night in other first round windups with both Dyess teams Scoring victories. Uyess Boys downed Hit Manila Lions by a 41 to -22 count and Dyess Girls doubled the I wore on Die Manila sextet, 46. to Bother semi-final lilts slated for tonight are Osccola Boys vs. Shawnee Boys; Wilson Girls vs. Shaw- n'l.'e Girls; and Dyess Gi.V vs. Lifx- ora Girls. Games start at. 6:30. ~' Starting line-ups and box scores oj Blytheville tilts last night follow: ^ . Buys Game l*«s. I.uxora IIS) .P. ..P .C. ,G. .O. L.S.U. Coach Revises Line-up for (I. at A. Game 1JATON HODGE. La.. Dec. la. (U.P.I—Condi Hcriilr Moore eiison up on LSU Fcrimniaginjj today in Ctivor of signal drills and pass plays as Ihc Tigers jireparoil lor treir •• Cotton -Howl jju'iie wuu Arkansas New Year's Day. Moore moved Rny Coaics from first string left hiillback 'o the second team miarlerback post iuui put swlvcl-hlpjwd .Jim Cason >i Victoria. Tex., in Conies' reji'ilar slot. The Tiger coach wanted copi'-'S to be lU'ftilable for signal callini; if nll-Soutliern quni terbm-k V. A. 'illtic needs u rest. Gentry <*) t/ernigiLii (31.. Hoilgc (4i B. Elliott il) Simon (2) ?'. Substitutions: 13) ,. Cockrell U> ... Conner 131 . G. Hanna 12) . C. Hannu (2) Blytheville—-Mullen 19), Dados, i4>. Smith (4), Fitsilmgh. 'rmylor 12). Luxora — Stanford (2), Spicei-, Rogers, Gray. Ileatl, Mc- L^ndoil. :•'; -Girls Game fUythevltle 123) Pos. Luxora (24) Wilson (Si ....r Gray (8) B. Ball 114) ...F. .. Garrison (13) Widner (4) ....p. .. Mitchell (3) £'»>• G Ellis Travis G RUJ,| jv. Whi.-icnh.untG Richardson ;i. Substitutions: Blythcvlilt—E. Overman, Mann. Lnxora—Garner. i-Hefrees: Duke Spec-k and Vander T. Bryant. Laundry Cage Team in Win from Legion New Arrest Made In Grid Scandal Broadway Gambler's Lawyers Skeptical Of "Threat of Death" . NEW YORK. Dec, 19. <UP>—Lawyers for Alvin Paris, spektical of police claims that the Broadway gambler may b2 killed if removed • roin police custody, said, today they woujd seek a Supreme Conn writ to free him on bail. Freedom on bail appeared more certain 'for Jerry Zarowltz, 36, another New York gambler, who was arrested yesterday as a material witness in the case against Paris, who is 'Accused of trying to bribe football players Mclle Hapes ami Frank Fil'Jhoi'k of the New York Giants to mnKc sure the Giants lost their professional football playoff game with the Chicago Bears by more than 10 points. Zarowltz was arraigned last •ind bail was set at $10,000. He couldn't raise the money immediately mid was loskert iip for the night but his lawyer, Hyrnnn Bar- ihay, 'said Zarowit?, would raise the bond today "by , hiiiiselt and hi: bond will be paid by himself am no one else." James OXeary of the distric attorney's office said he mulcrstooi that Zarowilz was connected wit! the New Jersey gambling syndi oate which police claim is back of Paris. Zarowitz was not belicvei to be a major figure in the syn dicule. • Grid Gamblers Still on the Job Broadway Bookies Let Wise Boys Do Ros« Bowl Picking HV CAItL I.IINUQUIKT {Hulled Pivss Spurts Wrller) NEW YORK, Dec. 19. -Broart'W bookies, still opc'iiiting at the sumo old stand today despite a cily-widc ;]o!lce di ive against xambliuj;. quote the Binvl looibull iiume be- Uvcen UCLA, and Illinois us a loss-up. but htul delinlle lavoritei in each of I lie olhrr major liosvls The bH-bnys were qnoli>\« tin Ptisaclenu. C:il.. New Year's das tussle as -C to b and pick 'em.' which means Unit the biHlor inns put up $G to win $3. Rating the Ofoigin brand o roollull a sino tiling, the bookie have made the unbeaten-untied West Missco Cage Star Wins Health Victory and Coach's Job MANILA, Ark., Dec. 10 The ath- llc ttvrwr ol Charles "Red" >'ol- lilf. former University ofXrkansus >c sia: 1 now rmei'lnu his fh'sl ba;kelball season as coaeh of llie M inila High Sdiool Lions, led him from the dill cowl of n rowW'' s:'hocl to Madison Square Garden und bark to the school where he won 'All-County, All-District All-Stale honors. Coa'-h Jolllfl begun playing basketball In 103l> at lhi' age of 12 while ax Ekirtwny School, three mlies norlli ol Manila. He displayed a niuuni! iiptllude lor Hie and a lew weeks later his and unusual height for a boy ol 12 won for him the center spol on the Skld'.vay ([Uiiuot. lAUer, the Jollilf iamily moved to Mi :iila and yotnitf diaries was soon playing center for the Lions. A hunt allnu'iit overtook him. however, and It appeared for a while that liis basketball i-nreer Inul I)2C» heels in the Sugar Howl game nil New Orleans, and have picked Georgia Tech Io svhii> St. M.n.Vs by at least 1C points" in the Oil Bowl tussle at Houston. Tex. , Rice was a .six-point favorite over Tennessee in the Oraniie Bowl at Miami, Pla., anil- Louisiana Stale was rated 12 points better than ikansas in the Cotton Bowl at Dallas. Trx. ! Oklahoma's Snoncrs wore rated 3 points better than. North Caro- ma State in Jacksonville's Gator Bowl game, but the price-layers cfuseil to quote odds'-'on such aricd "bowl" attractions as the Flower, Ciiw, Vulcan, Raisin, Sun, i Alamo; Optimist, Tangerine. liar-1 bor. Lily. Shrine, Cattle and Will :to(ic:s games. Hul he wns not to, be denied his favorilc sport and practiced secretly until he built himself up so that he cimltl plav without iiijurv to his lu-H •:'... Defective eyesight was another Miin:b'.iii|!..'jlOik that Charles Jol- lill ovi'H'unu 1 . uslnjt a .special headgear that allowed him Io keep Ills, liliihM-s on while playing. I I" ISMS. '41 and '42, Jolllff was mimed center on All-Comity and All-l)isiiin loams. When the Manila squad. In Ms (list slate tournament, met UK; i(H'j ilttdiiuliuii clium;;lims, Hie Jonesboro Golden Hnmoim's, and was defcalrd C'2 In 43, Julliff was credited as being one of tlie outstanding centers In tin 1 lou'.upy. He wi\s the only Manila nhiyrr to earn honorable mom inn for All-Stale honors, o[ his combination of scholuMir. voenl and buskt'tball tal- cnls, Julliii was offered a mvisle s:hohi:,;li|]i to Arkansas Slate College anil an atlilelie scholarship U; Ihe University oj Arkansas. He chose basketball and Ihe University ol Avkansas. Hi' loitered as a Itazorbnek cen- ler in his freshman year, After llnvo seasons at crnter. he was shifted in foi-.vurd In his senior year, when he averaged 18 1-2 points per game and was out-pointed bj only one other Hmarlnick, George ICok, wlio was later named All-Ami'ik'an. Jolllff wa.s In Lawmaker Eyes Racing Revenue Larger Sum it DIM Stare From Spa Track, Representative Says XV >MOH ftKOWN (United t'rnm Kl»ff Curmpondriit) LITTLE HOOK, Alk.. Dec. IU tUH) ;Ukn»sns leitislaloi's, long cuKtlnK eyes "I the H'sli horse rue- Inn business lit Cmkluwn Park li Hot S]>flni!S, »ovi'd today to enl lhi> slate III lor n Jiu'der "slmn ol the profits. Hep. A. I< IlMimbelow of Ounrlil In County annoilnred he will in troduce legislation liuo the llotisi o[ Reprfsenlutlves milking It man diilory on the state HUD\HK Coin mission to collect all of I he breuk. -••the odd cents which iicruUi imci-back line-up lUirinn the three lvoin sui;cossl\'e yciu's they played 1 MadlKou Situaro Garden. Aller rei-i-lvins his Uuuhclor o Art.'i ilo^ree In Jmuniillsm from th University In June of lilts yen he ri'tmned I Ills Full us coach I t ! ie I Manila High School, three milt ' " tlif. country sohool' where 1 i his' b-isknlbal) carter. ns u day's belling. Al Hie prc- ent I line under un k^rcctnent of 10 co in miss Ion with the Oak lawn iii'hii! AssofiHllon, Ihe Blivte gels iilf of the breaks which Amounted 0 03S.437 lUirliiB the lust Spring! Ill'Bt. « Asslslunl Attorney General Ike \ItiiTiiy .who drew up the bill lor jruiiibeluiv, suld the representative believed tlml the break money icliuilly belong to the bettors, and 1 It cannot ba returned io them I should b3 placed In Die slate reusury. Another IcyUlnlor Is reportedly voikliiB on :i bill which would glvp lie slate a larger slice of tlic lo- liil iininnnl wiigored—u figure to- InUnu $10.IW,e3« lit the Inst mvet. At the nrimul lime the Ma ruuelves five'per cent of the total mil the rui'liiK iissoelitllon received 10 per cent. •I believe Hint the stale shouli at slinrc .equally with the association," the legislator said, "be si- I'm not Mire that liny Urn should be allowed to leave Aiknn siis with $1.000.00;) niter four week operation." He refused to elaborate on sped do details of his ptoixisitl. At the last me«t the stale col Iccltd n tolul of JfittLMB troin Hi track—iin amount, which Include five. ner rail of the take, • plu tin.' bleaks, miscellaneous license and sales luxes High ScMol C To Play kt LI'ITLE ROCK, -Ark., 'D*e. UP). -Littler Bock'i »t|itr iners will l»ve tally 01 New OrlMns arid theta ti-ld tilt v/ltlv Warren !l8h school' In the Toy »ewl lu dny. • « v t ' ' , Yesterday the Tigers^ neeeiV xnmlsslon from m*t«fc«fs ol Arkansas Athletic Association jlay the postwavon Jonesboro C. of C. tl JONESUOHO, Ark., D«3. It. (I •Morris L. M^Klhnty,- b»nlwf, been named president of Jonesboro Chamber of. Commerci succeeding Charles Stuck. ',;•' : , Other new officer!; ure Chirl« Frlerson, Jr., first vtee-preitte'nt; Tom Donaldson, second vlc«-presf- •.Icul; Minor Miukle. treasurer; antf Elton Patterson, secretary-treasurer. Read Courier News Want Adi. Co/fege Holidayt ftegln JONESBOP.O, Ark., Dec. 18. OH* —Clirlslmas holidays begin tomor-*" row at Arkansas SUle. Collfge here, and will end on Jan. 4, 1M7. Fjicli catkin 'of Ihe buwywlllow represcnl's from yo Io. p ll» Bottlers Elect District Officers At Wynne Meeting j'Tcams in (be "Y" league played two closely contested games on the Blytheville Hi"li School court last night, with the Btyllieville "Laundry qiiintev nosing out the American Legion five 2621 and Ihe Kitupatrick Jcwslcrs out-distanced the Hays S'.orc outfit 32-19. The Lannderers had to come Jrom behind after trailing most of the game. Fisher's 101115 diitan.-e • „ , . , , , shots keeping them in the g.vne! sof ^ dl ' mk botUer f we « during most or the conte,t. Fiilier f make '-ccommendat.ons was credited with H poi^:s ami Hester tallied 0 points. Wakefie.d \v'as high man for the Legionnaires with f). closely te-'omM by Klinbro. West and Eubvnks wun 4- 1 each. ^ v .Fit-i]iatrick wound np ri point:; ahead though crowded at times liy Hays Store boys. Simpsun rack- ctt np 10 points for Hays nnd 7.. Duclos got five. Rakes-r.iv.', LIJJ- fbrd. Pierce and Wilso \. esich contributed G points to the Fit/- Minor League Baseball Stench May Be Aired UATON 1 ROUGE. La., Dec. 10.. IP). -Several Evangeline Lc'gue jaseball players today were slated to appear bsfore William G. riram- linm. retiring commissioner of the minor leagues, in the near twluve to "tell their side" of Bambli cliarges lodged against them. J. Walter Morris, president ol the Evangnline U'ague. indicated at a league meeting here ycsicrdnj that the accused playois. whose names lie did not disclose, would never again appear in organized baseball reganixss of Brambnm's decision, Morris added that he doubted the players would have the courage to go before Bramham for judgment Charges against the players were lodged .in September following Hie Eyaiigeline League playoff und were Ijaumlry palrick total, while Buucn and Hon added four each. >VTlie line-np: (251 I.eginn rill Pos. P Kimbro '4) F West (4) c Ball (2) G Wnkefield '.5, G CnnninghaLii '2) Blytheville I.aun- Fisher (14), Hart TJ|cGee in Eaton il) Johnson il'i Koonce Colemari ^Substitutions: j'— Armstrong, Sugar would be sent t,nly • Io stricken areas of foreign countries, wiUi the remainder kept at home to alleviate the scarcity in the United States, if representatives ot Northeast Arkansas Battlers Association are successful in plans made- at a meeting in Wynne. Pointing out that conflicting re- jiorts are heard of ihe sin;ar sii- ualion in other countries, with some all the sugar wanted, the urged to to their cougressmeu for an investigation. The retiring president. Jimmie Sanders,- will relinquish his position Jan. I to Fred Ritclicy of Wynne, elected president at the meeting Friday night at Wynne. | 01 Other officers named were: Patented Patterson of Forrest City, first vice president; Herbie Hughes of Memphis, second vice president; A. B. Stumps of Newport, treasurer; Bernier McCarley of West Memphis, secretary. Members of Board of Directors are: Mack White of Jonesboro, Carl Langschmidt of Memphis, Eiza Wheeler of Blytheville. R. >&. Reynold of Paragoukl and Mv. Sanders as retiring president. given wide publicity in Biamham's retirement .speech recently at the Los Angeles major-minor league convention. 13. Prison Sells Cotton LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Dec <UF>—The state Penitentiary ... expected to earn approximately S5D3.COO from its IfMii- cotton crop, according to a report to Gov Ben Laney. The report showed that 1.431) bales have been sold within the last two days for S21G.367 bringing the total income from cotton this season to 8378,816. Penitentiary officials said thc v have about 6'1 additional bales ready Io sell and more in Hie fields. They esti- gross income •would reach the 5500.0CO mark. (J2), Hester let. McNair. American ijeglon—Smith, Eubanks (4), Bar- liett, Mitchell. FUipatrbk (321 Hays Sinn- (101 1'ns. Ralcestr.iw (0) P Taylor LJpford ((n P Simpson HO) Bunch il) C Z. Dncaw 1101 l^off G Close lion (4) J. Duclos Substitutions: Fitspatriek Jewelers —Dill. Borcn. 1'iercc (61. Wilfon <^G>. JCubanks. Tliompson. Hays Store—V. Duclos (2). Balrd i2). Industry in Clover In the Panama Canal Zone, a iatge industry lins been built around the growing of four-leaf clovers, most oc which are shipped to the United States. driving while under the influence of intoxicating liQiior. Pending pay f 2nt for damages to the Beach car, $125 of the fine v suspended. Rameriz entered a y>lea of guilty in court yesterday morning and the trial was continued imti today. ij"-: Stiff Fine is Levied following Accident Ascencion Rameriz of near Dell, arrested Tuesday night following i collision on Highway 18 between l)is truck and a car driven by Mrs. Rcbert Beach of Lost Cane, was fined $150 and costs this morning ill Municipal Court on charges of New Theater Manila's Finest shews KVI:RY NIGHT k|' , rVMaline* Saturday *-. Sunday • Boi Openj Week Days ?:«n p.m. S«l.-San. l p.m. Cent ShowlDI Open <:M p.m.; Show SUrU 1 p.a CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" WEEKDAYS Box Office Opens B:M p.m. Show atari* 7:00 Ijtut Time Torfav DOUBLK FEATUKE "Caribbean Mystery" with .lames Dunn A- Slicila Ryan and "The Very Thought of You" with Dennis Morgan, I,cna Tarlicr "/orro's Black VVliip" Chaplcr Also Shorts Fririav anrl "SILVER CITY KID" Allrn Lane, IVggy Mtuarl Serial: "Manhunt of Mystcrv Island" C'liapt. II Also Cartunn t; Last Time Today faithful in My Fashion" j; «llh Tom Drake •' Short Subjects j' Friday ?'God Is My Co-Pilot" {.' with Spencer Tracy Also Shorts Time Tod«r "Joe Palooka, Champ" with I,nou Frrol, Joe Ktrkwoail, Klyse Kiiox .Ine I.ouis, World Heavyweight C'hainpion. News of the Day Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. I^ist Time Today "High School Hero" with ["reddle Stewart and June Trcissi-r News &• JIuslcal Sborl Friday and Saturday "ABILENE TOWN" with Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak Chapter I: "Son of the Guardsman" Also Shorts Friday and Saturday "Beauty and the Bandit" with Gilbert Roland and Ramsey Aincs Cartoon and 2nd Chapter "Zorro's Blark Whip" LOOK! HARD TO FIND GIFT FOR MEN EVERYTHING TO DELIGHT HIS HEART Although Christmas is less than a week away, there's no need worrying about selecting- that axquisite gift for "him." Our store is still brim full of all'the* nice things'tliat 'He'll Vppreciatc. So hurry clown and make your selections. All nationally advertised brands that he likes so well. : In woolcm, Lllks and rayons. A man-el- oiis selection. $1 to 6.50 HOUSE S H O US .Smooth, soft leath'.'r. : brown and black. $5.00 up IJJIjLPOLDS soine leather billf:>!ils in bl-ick iin<l brown. $1.50 up SWBATKKS — ln-|Mi!l- ovcr, cout slyle ;ti>tl ^iL'L', In .soft, 'pure virgin wool. $3.50 up IlKI/l'S — Finest qui' lily iKtidierx by Hickok und $1.00 up HOBES — A sparkling collection by CKKST in woolen nv.iU'rluls. $14.50 up SCARVES — In woJlrns and silks, In iriulils ;inrt solids. colorfully df- O1.OVKS .—. Woolens, CnneiiUn, Pluskln anS .fiir-JIntrt styles. ........ $1.95 up $2.50 up HANUKKIICHIEPS •- I'urc whlli! llni'n and ciiliirr<I patterns. 50c up ily solid l!«!',e he'll leather lu;:- SPORT SHIllTS — A milaxy of styles hi woolens mid cotton ;;abar- dlnes. $5.95 up MILITARY SETS — Hiimlsonic combinations DiiLslied unct unfliushod. $8.95 up wr ulso KUgg Kiilncouls, Shir Is Shorts or Hosiery '* R. D. Hughes & Co.

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