The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 4, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 4, 1947
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PAGE SIX BIA'TIllOVILLtJ (AUK.) COUK1KK NBWS Chick Cagers Wallop Osceola Boys Win 57 to 26 While B.H.S. Girls Lose Thriller 26 to 21 Blytheville cagers divided winning honors here last night in t\vo games with Osccola squads, the Chicks toppling Ihe visiting boys 57 to 26 and the local girls (joint! down to a 20 to 21 defeat, Aflcr finding the range in the last portion of the first period, the Chicks pulled ahead to a lead they maintained' thereafter. Scoring was even during the first minutes of the geme but the Chicks stretched the count to n-5 by the end of the quarter. Trailing 30 to 13 at the half, the Osceofa quint attempted a comeback in the third period nncl though they riidu'l shake llic Chicks' lead, netted twice ns many points in that Quarter than did the hosts. With the count 38 to 26 in their favor, the Chicks launched u fourth period offensive that lipped their total to the final couni of 57 without allowing the Osceola live to score a single point. . Stafford. Chick fo'.Jward, took high-scoring hqnors with 12 point 1 . followed by teammate Gay who dropped through 11. P. Bannister, Osceola forward, led his team's Til Is for Texas xi's University's . itm during their sl;iy in New ' tallying with nine with E. Shnncy- felt getting seven. ' Girls' Gamn Is Close The girls' tilt was a close frny throughout with the Blythcville sextet holding a narrow lead until the last minutes of the game when Bobbins. Osccoln forward, hit the wicker for four points, pushing the score in the visitors' favor. At half-time, the Blythcville girls held a 16 to 14 lead. Robbins of Osceola led scoring with 18 points. Bonnie Ball was runner-up, dropping through 14 for Btytheville. - Starting line-ups and box s:orcs follow: . Hoys' Game Blythcville (51) T is. Osceola (2G) Stafford (12) ..P P. Bannister (91 Caldwcll (4) ...P Reid (1) ,, 1B m Hardy (3) ....C .. Wiseman (5) Dvc^ B. Elliott (3) ..0. T. liannister (4) " >CS Shawnee Cagers Split Two Games Y/ith Tyronza Shawni'e lliyll School cayers .split Barnes with Tyronxit hist niglil at Jiiiner as the Shiiwiiee boys downed the visiting quint 40 to 2(i and th? Tyronza sextet defeated (he host yii'is 40 to 32. Williams of Tyronza was )n:;h scorer with 11 points and Jiinu>.s of Shawnec followed with 10. Lcudiuu scorer for the girls was Frecnnui of Tyronza with 25 tallies. Smith of Shawnee was rumicr-up with IN. Al halftiines, the Shawnee boys i'.t'ltl a 10 to 14 lead while the girls' till was tied up. 19.1!). nt that point.. Next scheduled game Is TncWi'.v night with Shawnee playing ho.v. to Fos.ter (5) ....O. E. Shaneyfelt, 7 Substitutions: Blytheville — Gentry (2), Jcrnigan (5). Mullen (10), Hodge (2),'Gay <11). Osceola — Woolen, Hisaw, Ralph, Hawthorne. Drennan. ' Girls' Game BlythcvilLe 121) Pis. Osceola (ZG) B. Ball (14) ...P. .. Bobbins (18) Widncr P. .. windland (0) Wilson (4) P. ... Grlgsby (2) E. Overman . .G Gregory W. Whisenrmnt G Bannister Travis G Cnldwell Suhstltiilions: Blythcville — U. ' Whisenhunt (3), M. Ball, L, Overman. Osceola—Foster, Thompson. Adams, Berch. -' Referees: Bud Wilson and Bill Hot Springs Alderman Shun Ciyil Service Idea HOT SPRINGS. Ark.., Jan. 4. (UP)—The Hoi .Springs city Council has turned thumbs clown temporarily on a suggestion by the Arkansas Municipal Police Association thai the city police "je put under civil scivice. 'Meeting last night, the council voted lo defer the suggestion lor further stilt!} 1 . Mayor Leo McLaushlin said the present arrangement under which Hot Springs policemen work h both satisfactot, and efficient. ti:id linos up in rif>;*:'rr.)y'V.c .<>rm- Vt>i li City whci': Invy met L'-j.-}^ quintet. Gosnell Boys Win Thriller Overtime Tilt Gorsm'll Tlif,*h .School won home \ .slppi Ccninly High .St-huol boys 2f) | to 27 ami the Pirate.Hcs garnered j a •!!! lo 3'J will over the visiting \ .sextol. I The buys' till ran initial! over-: lime period when Pirate Captain WotKly Kan is scored a crip shot as Ihe whistle blew to tip Ihe count! 2-1-2-1 al tile end of the regular nnine-. At halftimc, Gosnell let! Mis.'co, 1:1 to 10. Holmes. Missco center, led xcnrint; with 27 points followed by while, I'irale guard, with eight. Sophia Ucvlll added :i:i more points lo her .scoring record to brin» it lo 233 iMinti tallied in 11 games, an average of 21 points per giitne. Miller of Missco followed with IB. oirls led at halftlme 2-1 to 1C. Stnrling line-up.s and box scores follow: ,, i *„ Hoys' Claim Two Newcomers On Mat Program Veterans to Have Szasz and Venable for i Partners Monday Night ! iK-iilon Arena mat veterans lied j Roberts and Carlos Ilodrique/ each ; brings n new partner to help them |again oppose one another In the ; weekly tag match Monday night. In Roberts' corner will he Billy Vcuable while giving a.wlstanee to Ifndrlqucz will he Al Szasz. This | will \>R the first appearance here | In several years for both Venable hind S/as/. 1 Roberts and Flodrlqiici'. are opponents of Ion;; .standing and have appeared frcuucntly here In the past with their familiar partners, Hill Canny nnd Leo Newman, with or without their usual partners, however, they are expected to maintain their old rivalry and battle accordingly. They are an evenly matched ! pair of grauplerx and wrangle |n!imK the same lines of ntlack. I HnrrlhlUIng and rough wrestling its their favorite procedure. | Al Ssyijjt (pronounced "zazz" j rhymes with "ian"> and Billy i Vcnablc are reputed lo be mat- men of hefty hulk and varied talents. While able to wrestle In a scientific manner, they can adapt (heir methods to those of Ihcir opponents, thus indicating a rough match Monday night. Opening the evening's wrestling In U' 0 one-fall, 30-minutc time limit preliminary matches, Roberts will clash with S/a.v/. and Vcnablc will battle it out with Rodilquez SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, J9.<7 Little Bag of Tricks Crawford. Track Stars to Tour U.S. NEW YORK. Jan. 4. (UP)- Swedish track stars Rene Gu.slaffson, the world's record holder for 1,000 meters, and Haakon Lidman, c:a:t high hurdler, are expected to arrive in the United States tcday to begin training for an extensive tour of major indoor track meets. Mauriello Works Out , CHICAGO, Jan. 4. <UF>—Certain! of victory, but equally certain he'll! have to fight to get it, Tami Mavir-1 iello, the Numbs: One challenger I for Joe Louis' heavyweight boxing championship, began workouts lo-i day for his first match since ho lost to the titlcholder last Sen- i lembcr. • XOTICI-: Notice is hereby given that A P Chancy. 314 W. Ash. has made application lo operate two cars for' hire in the City of Blythcville. Any and all protest should b'.- in writing and liled within ten rtavx in the Office of the City Clerk '' Prank Whitworlh' ' City Clerk. Trippi Studies Offers ATHENS. Git.. Jan ..4. (UP)— Georgia's Charley Trippi was reported today negotiating for a professional sport career, possibly in football and baseball. Reports -said that Trippi will sign with the Atlanta Crackers for this season, am! witli the Chicago Cardinals of the National Professional Football League nrxl fall.. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that John R. Crosskno, 411 West Ash St.. Bly- thcville, has made application lo operate a car Por-Ilire. Any and all protest should be in writing and filed in the oflico of the City clerk within ten days. Frank Whiwtroth, City Clerk. • 12 128-1 4 County Felon Obtains Parole T-ITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Jan. 4. • UP)— -A group of 33 Arkansas prisoners today had a new lease on life following action of the State Hoard of Pardons, Paroles and Probations here late yesterday. i W. P. nail, board chnirmn»[ announced that paroles had been granted 31 prisoners, approval was given to seven recommended furloughs, and one pardon was granted in yesterday's board meeting. One of the paroles went lo Leland Crabtrec. of Mississippi Couiv- ly. who was serving a 20-year prison term on a robbery charge. Coach Weighs Bids Oosnell (281 Swaiji tfi i . Perkins (4) . Caldwel] 13) White (81 Pos. Missco (21> Cross (5) W, shellon (4) .. Holmes (17) 13. Shclton (1) Morgan W. Han-is (I) C ,„„,(,, fcuUstltulious: Gosnell — Ford. Girl-:' Game Go-mcll 14!)i Pos. Missco (39) Grime:; tin ... F Miller ilin Bevil! <:t:i> .-. I 1 .... Arnold (151 Wisdom 181 .. F Lanlc (5) Bolin G Hai-wood Bright C, aisco Donncr G Morns Substitutions: Gosnell — Cn!" i'>. Mooclv, Wiiitc-, Lucius, Swain. Alissco—Simmons. Glenn. Referees: lion, Gculry, t ^ T:I Raiulj Caiol Gianl 3, ichcai ", her mount, Noibie, for Eters' horse show in Chicngo. Hiding instructor parents Hltle_miss to ride before she walked. Joe DiMaggio of Yankees Enters New York Hospital NEW YORK, Jan. 4. (UP)—Joe D:Magf>io. New York Yankee outfielder, said lociay he would enlcr a hospital next week for "seven or eight days" for removal of a bone spur irom his left heel. DiMaggio said he thought the small growth may have developed last season when he was troubled by an injured left knee and shoulder. DIMnggio said lie expected to be in "great shape" before leaving lor spring training in Puerto Rico. Billiard Champion Sues For $100.000 joung- tauuht High-Priced Racing Horses Imported frog} Stables in Great Britain LONDON, Jan. 4. (UP)—Six English thoroughbreds, purchased recently by California racehorse owners for a total of $260,000, will lake off from London today in an American overseas airlines plane bound (or Los Angeies. The most expensive horse in the shipment is Radiotherapy, third I placer in the last English Derby.) who was purchased by Tom Peppers for $1CO,OCO and is slated to be run in the $100.000 Santa Anita handicap. March 1. Charles S. Howard of Arcadia. Cal.. is the buyer of another horse, Hast and Fair, a lending British stakes winner, <for JCO.OCO. CARD OF THANKS We wish lo express our sincere thanks and gratitude lo each and everyone who contributed lo us, in the lass of ocr home by fire. Cecil Austin and family. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Jack Marsh, 1605 Hearn. Blythcville. Ark., has made application, lo operate live cars for hire in the City of Blylheville. Any and all protests should te in writing and filed within ten da>s in the office of the City Clerk. Frank Whilworlh City Cler!:. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4. (Up) — Pockcl billiards '-ri'iv --in. -• lalest sport to imd Us way tola court a s Ralph Cireem i; «i, lu 'u. ...; a world champion, sought S100000 damages from the Brunswick- Balkc-Collemler Company and the Billiard Association of America Grecnlcaf charged the Billiard Association with barring him frooi competition in its recent tournament, and said this action hurt his reputation and deprived him earnings. He named the com- Assault is Favorite To Win in Santa Anita \ I TIJUANA, Mex.. Jan. 4. (UP)— ! Assault, triple crown winner and loading three-year-old of 1916, was a four to one favorite today in the Hipodromo de Tijuana future book to win the S100.0DO Santa Anita handicap March 1. Armed, handicap champion of 1940. was listed at five to one. and! Louis B. Mayers' Bushcr, horse of the year in 1915, was placed at six to one. After a 15 month layoff because of an injured leg. Bustier: returned to the race track Thursday at Santa Anita and finished fifth in ;» six-horse field. Farcijn horses included Past and j Fair, a British contender, listed , at 10 to one, and Radiotherapy, 12 to one. Finest Quality Pork & Beef Cuts FRESH VEGETABLES FRESH FRUIT will foe found at PICKARD'S Phone 2043 1044 Chickasawba RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. I,ast Time Today "SILVER RANGE" with Johnny Slack Brown Cartoon and 4th Chapter "/orro's Black Whip" SATURDAY 0\VI, SHOW "One Thrilling Night" with John Heal and Wanila .McK;,y i'lus C'ui'loon Sunday and Monday "Mr. ACE" Mitll Cicorec Kaft, Sylvia Sidney ItKO News and Cartoon CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" WEEKDAYS Bux Office Opens 6:45 p.m. Show atarU 7:00 p.m. Last Time Texlay "Outlaws of the Rio Grande" with Tim McCoy Serial ".Manhunt of Mystery Island"^, Chapter 13, Also Cartoon ATLANTA. Gn.. Jan. 4. (UP) — Georgia Tech was understood today to have offered football coach . iv , „„, lu ,,.Hobby Dodd a "substantially swcel-l I )<ln 5' as the "dominant force" be- eneri" salary for next season. , f '"' u ' the association. Dorid is withholding a decision on his bid from Baylor. Dodd hail practically made nn his mind to take the Texas Job until Tech fattened the kitty, it was said. • NOTICE Notice is hereby given that L. T. Campbell, 312 Enst Main St. has filed an application to operaU: a car Fur-Hire on the streets uf Hlytheville. Any protest should he in writing | and filed within ten days in the office of the City Clerk. Prank Whilworlh. City Clerk. 12-23-1M "M|f" Angr-1 Radio Service ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. .T. W. Adams, Mrr. Phone 207] ZOG-08 W. Main HE TAKES IN HIS APPEARANCE TOO! Encourage his deep-down desire to be well groomed ... by letting us keep his clothing in tip-fop condition. Laundry - Dry Cleaners -2 JO South Second St. H by R. D. Whiteley & Son 2 1!!]2-i:i li Model Kjirniiill Tnidors 1 lilia A Modol John Dcerc Tractor 1 Ml 12 H Moilfl John Deere Tractor 1 IMS 1! Model John Deere Tractor 1 1!MO No. 70 Oliver Trador Several oilier small tractors. All al-.ovo trsidors equipped with 2-ruw cultivators and plows. Why Gamble with Old Man Winter JUST CALL 013 and have your Coal delivered. Guaranteed to Satisfy We also buy poultry at all lime.:. Lewis Poultry 419 E. Main Everything You Need! When you're in doubt as lo where you should look for something for the home or car, try our well-stocked store . . . you'll find many things you want rijjht at your finger tips. Don't waste lime just "shopping" elsewhere! Blan Heath Auto & Home Supply Phone 828 419 West Main St. lso have :\ new Duilgu Srlluol Bus Chassis with 2-lon r.lliii", New G.MC lone "licplliasc (ruck, Z lull Also new l-'ortl Irutk. 1STELEY & SON Dealers in fscd Cars, Tractors and Farm Machinery Kit>X'llcvi!le, Ark. Phone I't.V WHY SUFFER From Cold Weather? When you can simply call M7 and have your Kroccrics anil meals delivered free by our new fast SCOOTKK DELIVERF. We guarantee you must be satib- licil with our selection. Fresh Dressed Toullry daily . . . Mcaclowbrook Milk. ' Cl Highway Norlh—Phone. 537 CECIL LOWE Grocery & Meats BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING 1.OW1WT ADMISSION IMUCK ANYWHKKK! Kcscrvetl Scuts or. .S.tlc at the Legion Aremi from G p. m. Kvcrv Monday Monday, Jan. 6 A.WH.TS I5c — CHIMMKN loc o nr . (Tax Included) 8:00 p.m. HOX SEATS 15c KXTRA TAG MATCH BILLY VENABLE and RED ROBERTS 14 versus AL SZASZ and CARLOS RODRIQUEZ 2 1-FALL SO-MINUTE MATCHES Red Roberts vs Al Szasz Billy Venable vs Carlos Rodriquez Furniture is a Sound Investment in Comfort! Floor Lamps — Table Lamps Innerspring Mattresses — Box Springs Alvin Hardy Furniture Co. 113 East Main All Our f.mplojrc* arc W»r Veteran*. Phone 2303 J. LOUIS CHERRY Representing New York Life Insurance Co. Blytheville, Ark. TODAY — Bring Us Your Poultry Hens — 25c Cocks I8c Geese Ducks 24cLeghorn Hens Al Our Residence, 1711 W. Vine W. T™ DAVIS 24c 20c It'll Pay You to always follow the crowds to The Home of Famous Brands PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., Inc. 126 West Main St. SATUIIDAY OWL SHOW Starts al 11:00 ri.m. 'Picture of Dorian Gray" with corcc Sanders anil Donna Heed Serial 'Turjile Monster Strike;" Chapter 14 Also Cartoon nriav Knr ) Mnnrtay "NOB HILL" (In Technicolor) wilh c Kaft ami Vivian lila Universal News ' and Cartoon New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERT NIGHT | Matinee Saturday & Sunday ™ Box Opens Week Days 7:0(1 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Conl, Bhoirinf Saturday "TERROR TRAIL' with Charles .SlarrcU Also Shorts SATURDAY OWL SHOW 'Sun Valley Serenade" v.ilh Sonja llcnic, .Tolm Payne Also Short Suhjcrts Sunday antf Monday 'THREE WISE FOOLS" with .Margaret O.'Bricn, Linncl Karrynuirc Also Shorts jjLi Open 6:30 p.m.; Show SUrtu 7 Last Time Today Sunset C'arsoa in "Santo Fc Saddlematcil' Kcriat: "Hon .if (he Guardsman^ Also Shorts SATURDAY M1DMTE SHOW Starts 10: lo p.m. "Voice of the Whistler" with Kichard niv, I.ynn Mcrrick Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "SMOKY" with Trcd MacMiirray. Anne ISa\lcr I'aramount News and Shorts

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