The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 1, 1947
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EIGHT liU'THEVH,LK (AUK.) COUKIUll NEWS 500,000 fo See Big Bowl Games .-.Grid Fans of Nation * • Fleck • to Stadiums For Post-Season Tilts BV CORNELIUS RYAN ' <Unit«i Press Sports Writer) NEW YORK, Jan: I.—Eighteen bow), games In the U. S. and one in Honolulu will end the football Mason today, with about 500.COO fails watching the games in weather which for the most part will be chilly—probably "perfect football weather." Although each bowl claimed its attraction would be the best game, most national 'attention was divided between the Sugar Bowl at New Orleans and the Rose Bowl at Pasadena In the Sugar Bowl, Georgia presented its unanimously All-American back. Charley Trippi, against North Carolina and Us almost-all- Ameriean back Charley Justice I" what was expected to be a'person- al duel before 73,000. Cloudy and cool weather was expected, a welcome change from yesterday's cold drizzle. The.' thermometer was expected to stay in the mid-forties A dry and fast .field \vas-protnis- Weather Gives Advantage To Razorbacks BV KD Km; I'nllrd Press Sports Wrllfr DALLAS, Tex.. Jan. 1.—(UP) — Louisiana Slate and Arkansas, representing the Southeastern and Southwest conferences, respectively, 'met today In the lllli annual Cotton Bowl game before a sell-out crowrf. of 4«,0(M with LSU a three- point favorite despite a turn in the weather which seemed lo favor the Arkansas eleven. The kickoff scheduled at 1:15 p.m. c.S'f. The lineups: Meets 1 " Gc was Arkansas Baldwin Minor Franklin . Thomas Roberts Lively Canada . . Fowler Pipkin Seolt Hoffman . Keferee: Pos. LF . i-r . I'D . c RG A. ftg Qn LH rur prj B. LSU .. LlncUey . Schurtz Unll .. Bnllard .. Worley Land Wljnlierley .... Tittle ... Cason . sandifcr ... Knight Curtis, Texas. <d for the Rose Bowl, which will be' 1(!X!!S slalc played before 93,000. Host UCLA. undefeated and untied, brought a more impressive record Into the game than did Illinois, Big Nine champion soundly whipped by Notre Dame and Indiana. More than 60.COO were ready to see the Shrine's East-West all- star game at San Francisco, played for charity with proceeds sol'ig to a hospital for crippled children. Three Inches of snow fell at Dallas yesterday, but the weatherman- said that today's Cotton Bowl game between Louisiana State and Arkansas ivould be played In snowlrss but 21-rtcercc . temperatures. A crowd of 45,<XKI 'was expected. , Umpire: J. E. Burgliard. Mississippi collcfic. Field Judge: Biittlo Bnglcy, WashliiRton <t Lee; linesman: E. O. (Doc) Haynes, North : Miami's prospects of good weather were better as the forecaster for the Orange owl game between Bice .and Tennessee would find the. skies sunny and the mercury at 15. better for the 39,000 spectators than the players. '. It was cold at El Paso, where 40- dcgrec breezes were expected to trim the Sun Bowl crowd to 12,000 for the 'Cincinnati-Virginia Tech grmc. ; Other bowl games: Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fla., Oklahoma vs. North Carolina State; Alamo Bowl, San' 'Antonio, Hardin-Slmmotts vs. DeJVver; Cigar <Bowl. Tampa, F!a n Delaware vs. Rollins; Raisin Bowi, Fresno, Cal.. San Jose State vs Utah State: Will Rogers Bowl Oklahoma City, Nebraska Wesley ar vs. .Pepperdme; Harbor owl, Sai Diego, Montana State vs. New Mexico; Cattle Bowl,' Fort Worth Lfine College vs. Arkansas A. and M.; Tangerine Bowl. Orlando, Fin., Marysville, Tcvji.. /Teachers vs. - Catawba;. Flower Bowl, Jacksonville, Dslav.'are. State vs. Florida Normal; Vulcan Bow), Birmingham, Ala., Tennessee Slate vs. . Louisville Municipal; Pineapple Bowl, Honolulu, Hawaii vs. Utah; U.C.L.A. Is Given Advantage of Point Over Illini PASAOENA, Calif., Jan. 1.—(UP) —Illinois, which emphasizes rte- "cnse, and UCLA, whose chief slock n trade Is attack, met In (he Rose 3o\vl today in the first game of the tradition-breaking five-year >act between tiie Western mid Pacific Coiist conferences. Champions of the Big Nine and winners of seven of nine games, the Jlilni were one-point underdogs nsalnsl the Pacific Coast circuit's champions, w'ho were one of Ihc two major teams which went through the season undefeated and untied. The other was Georgia, which faced North Carolina In the Sugar Bow! at Now Orleans today. Although Far West football fans «crc disappointed because the Army was frozen out of the game by Ihc "closed shop" agreement, a capacity throng of 90,000 was assured for this 33rd Rose Bowl classic. The probable starling lincujw: To Aid Hospital SAN TOANOIECO, Jan. 1. (Up) —East meets West here today, Rudyiird Kipling notwithstanding, as the 22nd annual Shrine footb:iil game and paeennt gels under way before a soli-out crowd ol 60,000 In Kc;,ar Stadium. The K.-ISI, coached by Andy Kerr nnd Bernle 'Blerman, was 10-9 fav- o:ites to whip the West, coached 'oy Homer Norton. Ed Bauer and lj)n Stlner. PrclwWe starting !!:;s- i>ps. as announced by the coaches: Kast School Pis School West Skoglund. NO L.E. Tex. Bechlol Moore Penj) S I/.T. S. c. Ferrnro Dean Ohio S. L.G. Tex. Collins Canundy Ind. C. Wash. Herlin M.isl'elo 'NO R.O. Kun. Famb'gh Gallagher pcnn HT, Ore. Ossow.«ki Madar, Mich. U.K. SC Callanan Sandbci's Minn Q. Ncv. Mackrldcs Sacrlnly WP. I.. II. EC McCardlc Cody, Purdue n.I!. c»). Jensen Pihos, Ind. F.u. Tex A Za|)aliic Ilcferce: Elwood Slarbuck, Chicago; Umpire: Clyde Dcvine, Oregon Stale; Head linesman: Lee 1CI- san, California; Field Judge: Bill Fisher, St. Mary's. 24 Horses Are Entered In Santa Anita Feature ancsc forces in the northern Phil Ippincs urea Nov. 5, 1944. Lt. Cindr. Manila Caafrr* G " d " °"' cer /YIUIIIIU \-UyerS u cmd.. Frederick P. Win 2 Games From Gosne// Mttiilln High School downed tlic Ciasucll Pirates hi two fames last, night nl Manila, winning the boys' gnmci38 to 18 nnd the girls' till 33 to 27, The pirates .tholr Jine-iip depleted by, switched three reserves lo Ihc sinning lluc-ui>. No inntcli (or the tail Manila Lions, the pirates trnllecl the IB to id WHDNKSDAY, JANUARY 1, at the natlojia] convention-of Jay. ...—,;„,.* ,. JacoDsI«=» I" Milwaukee. Jr.. USN, or Gilder has received] 9) Huffman 4-H Boy Wins Movie a permanent citation for the Dls-| Itole »» National Contest (July 1C) tlngulshcd Flying Cross awarded —Gerald Cassldy, Huffman 4-H him following acUon against J»n- Club member, won top honors In fnac°uve a " . pilot attached to Die U.-S Wasp. NEWlREViEW rn Continued from Page 1. 2!)I—Mrs. Olivia Duncan hairtlmc count. Establish1ng"'th'isl Sinllhl 2:1, of Manila was fatally lead, the Lions never relinquished beaten with a cue stick In what It. i . . Moblcy of the 'Lions led scoring with 10 points, lollowcd by teammate Edwards with 13. Ford drop- lied through six for the Pirates. The Bhls played a close game with the lead changing at several points. Manila's sextet held a narrow 2o to 18 lead at halftlrnc Whitney of Manila topped scoring with 17 points followed by Bevill of Gosnell with 15. Gosncll meets Mississippi County 'High School from West Ridge in a double-header Friday night in Gosncll. >*v<>.v,jj «ikn iv till; rcuch 111 WJlai. was regarded as one of the most 'briilnl attacks of its kind in this vicinity in years. Her husband, Herman W. Smith, 34, later confessed lo killing his wife. He received a life sentence al the No- vember'Circuit Court session. 4i Lumber Finn Buys Land for 22 Houses I May 3)—W. L. Horncr. malinger of the Mississippi County the boys' division of a national 4-11 Air Field'Oct. 1 and olficiall.v dedicated It on Navy Day, Oct. 27. 12) Becky McCall Named Miss America No. 2 (Sept. 9)—Miss lle- bccca Jane McCall, ]9, vi-ns considered by the judges the second st beautiful and talented * • ..... *• "» " ....*. ~..... -i-*» IMWM, uiMiiuilu lllld laieiHCCl gni movie talent contest. As the win- among the 48 entries In the annual nor, he a 4-H movie entitled "Where ~the Road Turns Right." 10) Whltworlhs Saved In Feny- Bnrgc Collision (July 29) — City Cleric and Mrs. Frank Whitworth were two pj the persons saved following die collision of a ferry boat and an oil barge on the Mississippi River opposite Caruthers- vllle, Mo., which cost 11 their lives. Mr persons llves. Mr. and Mrs. Whitworth I Lchclivillc m were thrown from the ferry boat!*' 0 " winner, by the Impact and were later rescued from the water. _lli Blythevllle Army Air Surplus (Aug. Field Ihe War Department declaring the Air Field surplus, negotiations were launched by the city lo acquire the properly. The city took over the ARCADIA, Cal., Jan. 1. (U.j>.)_ One of the largest fields In the sprint history of the American turf goes to the post today in the $50.COO added San Carlos handicap at Santa Anita track. The scvcn-Cui'loni,' feature drew 24 lorscs through the entry box. And Jic track anticipated more than 20 of them would slart. even with a few last-minute scratches. Only two of the top horses nominated for the San Carlos, Louis B. Mayer's Busher, nnd C. J. Sebastian's oalla Damlon, wcro not named to start. 30,000 Fans Will See Grid Game in Houston Lumber Co., Henri] Street purchased land for construction Houston. Oil Bowl, vs. St. Mary's. Georgia Tech Named Flight Instructor . U'. (jg) Waiter I,'. Butler, son of Jerry.-C. Butler or •Blythcvllic has bseii^assfgncd to duty as a flight ••Instructor at Rodd Field Naval 'Auxiliary . Air Station, Corpus TChristi, "Texas. UCLA Bnfdwln . Malhew's Diinttro . Paul . .. Clements Chambers Fears , . Case . .. Pos. LE LG C Last o/I3 Trapped Firemen is Rescued NEW YORK, Jan. 1. (UP)—The last, of 13 firemen trapped while 22 houses to be 'sold to veterans. Six houses have now been completed and rented and building of others is underway. Ol Soybeans Rival cotton as Cash Crop (May :n> —with 200.000 acres planted In cotton in Mississippi County, soybeans run a close .second with 100.000 acres. A yield of 2.000,000 bushels Is expected Irom HOUSTON, Tex., Jan. 1. (UP) —' this"'ycai''s"cVo|T The sunny Southland was cold I 61 REA Plans to Construct 120 and wet today us Georgia Tech Miles of Lines (June ID—With ami St. Mary's battled In the I $ 123,o 00 ap opriated by the BOV- thirrl annual OH Bowl classic before ernmenl to the REA. the Miils- sippi County Electric cooperative a crowd of some 30,000 New Year's dav fans. began Ihe addition O f 120 miles of were retailing today at face value— 55.50 ench. Value of the tickets, which sold for S50 a week ago nnd still com- •nnndcd S35 Snlurdny, was sinking fast as gnmc-tlmc approached nnd ciilpcrs tried to unload. ... spile of the chill blue Norther ,,,, ' ,_ ,?.„ .,. „ -- -.-- -;-—•• which swept the Gulf Coast this' "° 5 , °:,, I*,! 3 '»"<* a»'<«"ly serv- wcek. excited crowds jammed Rice' " B , M "" 1 . lom «" , 4 ° 0 '"°"> «""°- stadUim for the colorful game be- t!> . *" . " c " dde<l ^ "'= »cw "ue Uvccn the two mighty East and con struclion, expected to require West teams which climaxed alh to 18 lnont »s l ° complete, fooltall activity in tills Southwest' "' Garbage Collections to be oil center. I Handled by City (June 28|—With . — ; , the purchase of two spcaatly- flglitiiiK a blaze in a ioft building'n?"™'^'^' 3 '^ 0 ., trucks ' the clty on lower Broadway was rescued (lo ,,„,;„',„, „ . ° VCr .- C ° parly, today, near!-: 12 hours after, ,,°"° f , Barrbate '. A collection fee of the burned-out structure collapsed, i ,,. , °', s , for rcslc '<;"ce.s was set up Fireman -Michael Bennet was the ' " c " csle ' - L. Nabers was appoint- last to be extricated from the "' superintendent of 'he city's debris. His injuries were not dc- sanitation department. d. termined. The firemen were caught in an Isolaled pocket of debris when all cs were aware seven floors of the building collap- ' ond-place "Best Agricultura sed. AL least 20 firemen were infighting the four- . 81 Jaycccs Honored at National Convention (June 23) — The Bly- Ihevlllc Jaycccs were awarded sec' ond-lac " pro- led," honors for their sponsorship of the National Cotton Picking Contest here. The award was made City, N. J. 13) Memphis Farmer Wln s Cotton Picking Contest (Oct. 3) — Eugene S li I n a u 11. 41- year-old tenant larmer or near Memphis, won the $1000 grand, jirlue in llin seventh National Cotton Picking Contest here. He picxcd 105 pounds cf clean cotlon In one hour and 45 minutes. Mrs. Helen Poole of Lchclivllle was tlie women's clivl- plcklng 03 pounds. I4> Cotlon Leads Mlssco Crops Valued at $15.000.000—Nov. 13 and 25|—Based on unofficial estimates of Mississippi County and Arkansas cotton yields, it 'appeared that this county produced one-sixth of all the cotton grown In the state. Gross return \o producers was '!:- nectcd to be upw.ird.s of MOOOO- OTO. Gross return to producers was expected to be upwards of $30,000,- tOO. Gross income from all Mls- slppl counly crops was estimated al $15,000,000, according to report.^ from various sources. Includini; County Agent Keith Bilbrey's annual report. 15) Quorum Court Levies Vol- unlnry Tax (Dec. 1C)—To supplement the maximum three-mill road lax ami provide an estimated $35000 or $40.000 In 1947 for road hulldlni; and maintenance expenditures In tills county, the Quorum Court in special session in Osceola ipprovrd the inclusion of -, three- nill voluntary lew I,, taxes 1 0 he ^tended for the current year and wild in 1947. AUCTION SALE! Here it i.s, your chance lo jfet ;t hile model car al your own bidding! All mmlel car.s and trucks up for auction al I-.0(1 I'. M. Thursday. January 2nd. Conic on out lo Highway 18 and take part . . . don't pass thin opportunity. up DEALERS INVITED AUCTIONS EVKKY THUItSDAY! STARTING 1:00 I'. J\i. SIIAK1' DOC DEAN & BAGGETT AUCTION SALE Highway 18 RT HE QB Rowland . ... LH Rossi . , ,FIH Myers FB Illinois ... Zatkoff . L. Agasc ... Wrcnn Wenskunns , A. Agase Cum. ... Owens ..... Moss . Rykovlch Young Stcgcr Referee: James J. Tunney (Lov- ob); umpire: H. o. Hedges (Dartmouth); Darling field judge: Bernard (Beloit); heart linesman: James W. Hole (Michigan Stale). Rose Bowl Ticket Price Drops in Pasadena PASADENA, Cal , Jan. 1.— (UP) —Rose Bowl football tickets, so scarce n week ago that disappointed ticket-seekers threatened suit, For Real OIL HEATING COMFORT ,/,,, FOR REAL OIL HEATING COMFORT,"Dino", the Sinclair Dinosaur, recommends Sinclair Super Flame Fuel Oil. SUPEKFUME IS- ^ *>• *v WELCOME 1947 CLEAN to prevent clogging ol strainer or burner nozzle. UnlrURM lo climinBt* need for frequent burner adjustrnent, prevent carbon formation. Greetings ignite so that the burner is sure to come on. \ ^ ECONOMICAL give, maximum heat per gallon to save you money. You'll like our prompt, dependable tn> livery service, too. Phone or write us today for Sinclair SuperFlame Fuel Oil. SINCLAIR @ffl FUEL OIL Sinclair Refining Co. TOLER BUCHANAN, Mgr. ttnco Yarrft _. . . Rhone 876 We are deeply grateful for the fine patronage of our old friends, as well as the many new friends we made during the year 1946. Our wish for ai! of you is a New Year full of health, happiness and prosperity. , As the New Year is ushered in, our pledge is to maintain our present standard of service, featuring only nationally advertised brands of merchandise. Our policy will continue to be to offer the highest qualify merchandise at the lowest possible prices. JOE Inc WHY SUFFER From Cold Weather? Wlirn you can simply call f.97 and have your groceries and meals delivered free by our nciv fasl SCOOTER DELIVERY. We guarantee you must be satis- lied with nur selection. Fri^I] Dressed Poultry ilailj . McadfMvbruoIc Milk. ' 61 Highway North—Phone 597 CECIL LOWE Grocery & Moots CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Cosifa So Little" WEEKDAYS linx Office Opens 6:45 p.m. Show otarts 7:00 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" with Spencer Tracy and Van .Idlinr.o Serial: "Xorro's Black Whip- Chapter r> Also Short New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NlttHT Matinee Saturday it Sundnr Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.r Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. fihowl Wednesday & Thursday "That Brcnnan Girl" with iiin:s J)UIIM and .^loiia rrccm Selected Shorl Siibjccls RITZ THEATRE * Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "SWAMP FIRE" Johnny Weissmucllrr :ind Virginia Grey Xews and Short Open 6:3C p.m.; Show Starts 7 p.n. Wednesday & Thursday : "SunbonnerSue" witli dale Storm, Phil Regan News of the Day and Short's j

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