The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 11, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 11, 1947
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& "> t * f .'*'.» PAGE SUt Four Blyfheville Teams Victorious Stafford High Scorer For Chicks In Game With Nettleron UIA'TlflOVILLK (AUK.) COUU1ER NKVV.S Hitting « coordinated winning *trcak, all four Biythcvlllc Sen. 101 «id Junior High School cage Warns achieved victories last night <*ver both Ncttlcton and Leaclmlle squads. Playing at Nettlcton, llic Chick "A" eager s w6n by n 39 to 22 count and the Blytncvillc girls defeated the host sextet 34 to 29. In games here, the Chick "B" team annexed a 35 to 17 win over the Leachville "B" quint and the Papooses threw the Leachville Juntos for n 45 to 23 loss. - The Chick A's took command curly in their tilt mid out-shot, the Nettlcton cagers two to OUR to hang up a safe 22 to 11 halftimc lend. Team captain Jim Stafford, forward, hit the wicker for 19 points •md high-scoring honors. Chick guard Caldwell followed with eight. ' The Girls' squad launched similar operations, leading at the ha'.f by a 22 to 10 count. S. Dorthllt, Nctlleton forward, amassed 23 of her team's 29 points to lead scoring. Blythevllle's Bonnie Ball took Tumier-up honors with 19 tallies. The Chick Bees trailed slightly m first half play but returned in the last two periods to quickly overtake Lchchville's n to 9' raid- game lead and more than double the count before the final whistle. F. Jcrnigan, Chick forward, led scoring with 11 points followed by teammate Allen with 10. The Paps also staged a second »fllf comeback after a close first hair at the end of which they held a slim 20 to 19 edge over the Lcach- villc Juniors. Wyatt, Pap forward, racked up 16 points to annex lilgh- scorer spot. Welch, Leachville forward, hit for 14 for runner-up honors. - Starting line-ups and box scores follow: - . "A" Team Game .Chicks (39) Pos. Netttetoir (22) Stafford (13) . f Nc al (4) .Gay (6) P... Williams (2) .Hardy <2) c.. S. Holmes (7) Poster (4) ... G Cross <C) Caldwell (8) . G Dudley (3) Substitutions: Chicks—B. Elliott, Mullen, Hodge; J. Elliott, Gentry. ^Npttlelon—Tooley, B. Holmes. : "B" Teams Game Chicks (35) Pos. L'chvillc (17) ;F. J'gan <11) P.' Nelson (1) •1 Allen (10) ... P Madison (2) vU Duclos .... C Turner (5) : Traylor (2) .. G ' Gibson ;P. J'gan (4) . G smith (2) Substitutions: Chicks — Sykcs. McDaniels (6), Smith (3). Fitz- Hugh, Simon. Lcachville—Barnes, M. Scott, Hancock, wills (4) W. Scott (3). Junior High Game Paps (45) Pos. L'ville (29) Honeycutt (11) P Welch (14) Wyatt (1C) .. P Edgl] , C9 ) Berry (10) ... c s ,,,ilh Donncr (1) ..(?... Mctheny (5) Percifull ..... o Wontnam Sutstitutions: Paps — Deer (2), Gentry (3),-Caldwell, Phillips, Gee. Droke (2). Leachville—M. Adams <1), McCIon. •- .:;--. | Girls Game Blytheville (34) Pos. N'ton H9> B. Ball (19) .. F. S . Dorthitt (23) Wi]son_(10) . P.. z. Dorton (O B. -Whunt (3) P L. Long W. W'hunt .. G ....... E . Dorton E. Overman . G v. Dorthitt Travis G D . Fuller Substitutions: Blytheville — M. Ball, scay (2), L. Overman, Mann, White. Bailey. Ncttieton — Price, M. Cole. • Welch Brothers Meet Venable, Moody Monday The wrestling Welch family ugaln sends another pair of delegates, Joe nnd Jack, to the Legion Arena Monday night when they will collide with Billy Vennblc and Jack Moody In the weekly tag match. v This will be the first lime In '.lie last two months that these irartlcti- r Welches have b;cn paired off I in the ring here. In their last appearance here, they outjcramblud Leo Newman and Jcsscc James In a tag match loaded with free-for- alls. Joe Welch Is n rugged and active grappler who keeps his opponents en I lie move with n variety af rust tricks. He has an aRllc pair of legs and a free-swinging pair of fee; which he combines to pummel nnd baffle his victims wilh J:ibs uuil crosses that come up from the mat. Beside llu'owlng punches with his feet. Joe maintains an adcplm.';;* in the USD of drop toe holds and combined arm bars nnd leg •jra|j<;- vines. He also packs a wallop when he brings Into play his fast-moving kangaroo-kick. Brother Jack is the scientific wrestler of the pair, and has turned in it number of clean, fast-moving bouts here. However, he has nho shown himself capable of switching to rougher methods and working t;:c catch-ns-catch-can angles with success. Hefty Jack "Spider" Moody dispenses a consistent form in hi.i Grappling. He usually begins a_t a modest pace wilh n scientific bran:! of wrangling and works liimsolf into n rough and tumble opentor us he becomes more and more liked wilh his opponents. His partner, Billy Vcnable, putting in his second appearance here In more lhan five weeks, is a strong and hard-hitting grapplcr whose heavyweight bulk gives he and Moody a weight edge over their op- ponenls. Opening the caret wilh two one- fall prelims. Jack Welch will Ir.n- glc with Vcnable nnd Joe Welch will scrap with Moody. St. Louis U. Wins FromOkkiA&M Arkansas Dumps Rice 52-51; 'Ole Miss' Loses To L. S. U. Aluminum. magnesium. and rtainlcss steel arc predicted for body structure of future trucks. NEW YORK, Jan. 11. (Ul'l-'lhe succession of upsets which h:is marked the current basketball season continued apace last night as the St. I/ouis University lilllikens dumped the Oklahoma AfjRles, 11:1- tiONftl champions for the last two years, 3D lo 20. Just two weeks ngo in the .Su,!r.r Bowl the Aggies moved lo the top rung In the collegiate ladder when they upset Kentucky, till ihcn ranked ns this season's best quintet. Hut Insl mgbl the shon was on the other foot nncl the Ulllikcns made it hurt. Arkansas won Ihe night's nra.t bitterly contested game from aici', K! to 51, while Oklahoma .surpilsrd a tough Kansas Icnm, 50 to 41. Texas Ihumpcd Baylor, 45 to 3!l, while Dcl'aul, n notional lender J'or four years but weakened this y?ar, was good enough lo whip Loyoin of New Orleans, 48 to 38. In winning, Uepaul was Indebted lo the finest showing so far of youn^ Ed Miknn, brother of the Demons' famed George, who topped the .scoring with 26 points. OXFORD, Miss., Jan. 11. (UP) — A powerful LSU basketball leiim overwhelmed a fighting Olc Miss squad 54 to 43 last night. Center Jack Adcock led L.niisl- niisi with 20 poitits. Center flu.s-iell Reid was leading point-maker for Olc Miss with 11 markers. College Rules Call for More Book Reading PITTSl'IELB, Mass. (UP) — A daring educational innovation based on "the 100 best books of undent and modern" thought" will spread from Maryland to Pillsileld by September, 1947, when 300 student. 1 ; will attend a new college operated by "Liberal Arts, Inc." The new Institution, to be established on a 700-acrc estate front- Ing for nearly a mile on Stockbridge Lnko. will be headed by Dr. Htilngfellow Bnrr, who largely is credited with this new approach to liberal education. It was Dr, Bnrr who Introduced the organized reading of 100 volumes of tlie best fnom Homer to the present day at si. John's College in Annapolis, Md., In 1937. He has resigned as president or that Institution to found the offshoot here. - Kmlowcd with $4.500,000 Dy Paul W. Mellon, son of the late secretary of the treasury Andrew W Mellon, the new Libernl Aits College will be situation oil the ofd Dan ll. Hanna estate, about ii mile nnd a half from Tanglcwood, the hor^; of Serge Koussevilzky'sBeik. shire Festival. The properly alrracly include:; about 20 buildings, including an nn nnd dormilories, w*ore the late John E. Parsons, a New York law- cr, maintained a home for fresh ir children. A non-denominational college for men. the new school will have a na.vnmmi enrollment ol 300. with i faculty of about 30. The entire :ollcgc course will be devoted to the itudy of prescribed books, with aio :onventlonal college departments. SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 19'17 Ruth Holding Own But Shows No Improvement NEW YORK, Jan. 11. (UI'i ... Doctors ut French Hospital, where B:ibe Hulli Is fighting to re'Mvcr from a serious deck operation, were cautious today in Iheir report of Ihe former home run king's condition, which Ihey described a:> "satisfactory and unchanged." The bulletin provided -scant cheer for Hulli's legion of fans sinco Ihe former New York Yankee sludger bad previously been described us in ".serious" condition. Ruth's nurse reported last nigiit that the Babe was "holding Ills own." She said he "had some prtln olf and on, but not much." His temperature and pulse are still Until underwent an operation lar.t Monday, but lias failed lo rally us expected. Immediately after the operation, his doctors predicted ',h«.l he would be able to sit up and perhaps walk within a few days mil he now sleeps or is semi.consciou:; most of the time and has made 1:0 effort lo sit up. The colorful ex-ballplayer, who holds the major league record of GO home runs for a single s.?i->on, entered the hospilnl Nov. '2(5 for treatment of severe headaches which doctors nt lirsl diagnosed as a .sinus Infection. Barney Ross Wins Fight Against His Toughest Foe LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 11. — I UP I—Barney Ross, wnr hero nnd former lightweight and welterweight boxing chnmplon, appeared today to have won "his hardest fight"—against a drug hnblt. Officials of the U. S. public health service hospital here announced that cx-scrgcant Barney would be released on Tuesday af- Icr approximately four months of voluntary treatment for drug addiction. About four mouths ago. Ross went to government authorities In New York and asked that he be treated for the morphine habit which lie said he acquired while being (realed for wounds suffered fighting with the Marines nl Guadalcanal nnd for recurrent attacks of malaria. Ross, now 37, Is expected to go to New York, where he plans to become associated with nil advertising agency. Hospital officials said he would return to Lexington in CO days for a short period of observation prior to final discharge. STARKVILLE, Miss., an. 11. lUP) — The University of Tennessee nosed oul Mississippi Stale In n thrilling Southeastern Conference basketball game last night 35 to 3'.. Tile halftime score was 14 ti) 11. State surged to within one point of a tic when forward Henry Reynolds sank n long Held goal just before Ihe final whistle blew. The game's leading scorer forward Zarlcne Solomon of Siale with 12 points. Right behind him were Reynolds and Paul W.illlier, Tennessee's: All-Amcrican forward, with 11 points each. ATHENS. Ga.. Jan. 11. (UPt — Henry Mnrtin paced the South Carolina Gamecocks to n 55 to 50 victory over Ihe Universlly of Geor. baskelbiill team last night. Mimin scored 17 points, three less than Bulldog forwnrd Gene Lorcndo. In a preliminary game the Savannah branch of the University of Georgia whipped llic Geoi';ii Jnyvccs 4D to 42 with center Dick Davis leading llic pack with 12 poinls for the winners. Memphis Owned Dog Wins Field Trials EUFALA, Ala., Jan. 11.—(UPl — Hay-flood Holiigan, owned by E. M. Brown of Memphis. Trim,, won the finals today ' in the week-long Chattncoochee Valley field trials. Aerial's Titan Girl owned by W. A. stcniberg of Mt. pleasant. Iowa, was second and Tip Top Joe. owned by C. H. Hnrlzbcrg ol Tampa. Fin., was third. ;Manila Lions (Victors Over (Jewelers, 54-35 I Fitzpatrick Jewelers were o-.istcti I by the Manila Lions 54 to 35 iu an . Independent lilt Thursday night in the high school gym. • ] The Lions pulled abend in ll.. I first two periods, leading the haU- tlmc 27 lo 14. Grimes. Manila for- wnrd, copped high-scoring honors b\ amassing 21 points. Bans droppeii through 10 for the Jewelers fru rllnner-up spot. Fitzpatrick 33 E'ns. Mnniln | IZnkcstrnw ( n ..F Grimes (21) Lipford <G> .. ,.F... Threlkckl in Krech (G) 'C.. McWhlrtsr (5) Taylor 1C Forrest i-I Poff (1> Ci I Hon (3) . i Line-ups nnd box scores follow: I Substitutions: Fitzpatrick •- Id: banks (2), Dill (2), B;ibs (10). Ghat § fin (I), Mctcalfe. Thompson. Ma nlln—Edwards (21. A.shabrannor I2i NOTICE TO FARMALL TRACTOR OWNERS We take great pleasure in announcing that Mr. A. W. McAlexander, better known as "Mack", has joined our organization as Shop Service Manager. Mack has had 20 years experience with Formal I Tractors and International Trucks and we feel that we are very fortunate in having a man like Mack to help us help you with your troubles. We want you to feel free to call on him at any time. DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED 311 So Second St. Phone 863 Janiro Gains Unanimous Decision Over Pcflone NEW YORK. Jail. 11.—(UP) — Bnby-fncccl Toiiy Janiro. 20-ycar- olcl welterweight contciulcr, look ix ong step rnnvarct i]i his caiiipai^n or a title shot by winning the inanimous 10-rouml cicclslon over .ough Tony Pcllonn before 14,021 it Madison Square Garden last night. Jiinlro of Youngslown, O., won the right to an important test, bout vith Denu .luck, former lightweight implon, at the Garden on Feb. 21. The winner mny get a shot it Rny (Sugar) Robinson's new crown. Jnnlro wn.i ranked ninth among :he world's welter contenders, in The Ring magazine's recent annual ratings. Uean Jack of Augusta. Sn.. was ranked third: and Pelone of New York, seventh. Locusts Swarm On Jerusalem Today JERUSALEM. Jan. 11.—(UP) — A huge swarm of locusts—dreaded plague of bibical records—suddenly descended on Jcsusalem today, covering strccis, walls and roof- i The pests came from the south on tiic heels of n drouth which Is one of the worsl in Palestine's history. Orthodox jews who are against the. extremists now operating in Ihe land said the locusts were punishment for the incidents in this troubled country. Arab farmers arc especially bitter about the plague because there was no warning from any official department. Palestine's last great locust plague was in 1915. Wilson Cagers Win Double Bill At Osceola Cagers of Wilson High School tv.'o games from Osceola teams last night on the Oscc»la court, winning: the boys' tilt 3! to 38 and annexing the girls' game by a 42- to 33 count. The Osceola boys commandoes first half play and held a long 14 to 4 lead at halftime. Wll.son ola forwnrd, wilh nine. The first three quarters of the girls' tilt was a close contest \-:.u\ the Wilson sextet lending 20 to ib :it hnirtlmc. Rabbins, stellar Os-:-!- ola forward, amassed 27 points to lead scoring by a wide margin. Next till for the Osceohms is slated for Monday night ngnmsi Oyesr, on Ihe Osceola hardwood. In 1931, there was one automobile to every 5G persons In the world. CAItl) OF THANKS We wish to express our sincere 1 cagers rallied in Ihe last half to tiled catch up and pull ahead. Btisseyjljy Wilson center, led scoring with lu'l points, followed by Wiseman, osce-1 appreciation to those who contrib- "'' '" ° f »" (l M '"'- Bi » Walker and family. PUBLIC SALE THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 1947 SALE STARTS 10:00 A.M. Razorback Club Alte-s Plans For Stadium LITTLE ROCK. Ark., JnM. U. —Members of the Arkansas Itnzorback elubs announced 'here yesterday that they have abandoned their idea of financing a football stadium through a liquor tax. m- stt'ud they will ask revision of the revenue stabilization act for that purpose. The members said that the liquor proposals met opposition from parents, since the stadium is .bc- I "PIS- Angrj Radio Service ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J. W. Ad»ms, MBT. Thone 207 L 206-08 W. Main ing designated as a war memorial. An act, providing for the stadium and setting up a nine-member stadium commission, lias been prepared for presentation to the legislati:»'. ^^=^=====^^^~ RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Give Your Feet a Break with Proper Balance Resoles and Heels of finest Quality HALTERS QUALITY SHOE SHOP 121 W. Main St. CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" WEEKDAY Box Office Opens 6:lo p.m. Show oUrts 7:0* p.m. Last Time Today "JESSE JAMES" Tyrone t'owcr, Henry rond.i Serial: "Manhunt of Mvslrrv Islaml" Chapter II Also Shorts Last Time Today "Devil's Playground" \villl IfopalonK CussTdy Cartoon and 5th Cluiptcr "X»rro's HlacU Whip" Saturday OWL SHOW 'BELOW the DEADLINE' Warren l)nui;l;is untl Ilunisuy Ames Also Citrloon Sunday and-Monday Tuesday KATUIIDAV OWL SHOW Starts 11:00 I'..M. ' House on 92nd Street" I.lnjd N'olan, .lean I.ockliavl Slcnc HIIX.KO SnrLiI: "I'urple -Monslrr Strike-)" Last rh.i|i(er AK« Cartoon and Monday "DRAGON SEED" with Waller Huston. Kathmno llcpliurn News ami Carlniin At J. Y. Plantation just off Highway (:igi:villc/ 5 miles title west of Toman, sold, must give immediate possession. 10—Fnrnmll M Tractors, power lift, starter & lights with cultivators, on rubber. '2— John Deere Tractors with cultivator, on rubber. 1 RD 22 Caterpillar Tractor. 2—John Deere Tractor planters will fit A-u or II Tractor. 0—IHC Tractor Stalk Cutters wilh Rollers. 8—Tractor Discs. 1—5 Disc IHC Breaking Plow. 1- Athens Tandem Disc for D-l 1—Athens Tandem Disc for D2 5—Sets Middle Busters for M Tractor. 1—4 Row Planter for F-20 Tractor. 20—Link Harrows for Tractor. 7— 1EM6 12A John Deere Combines with motor. 3—10'I5 12A John Deere Combines wilh motor. 2—IHC Tractor Mowers. CI between New iMadrid and 1'or- Thi.s MOO acre plantation has Im-n o--194(i 2 Row John Deere Combination cotton <fe corn mule planters. 2—a Row llic Combination cut- ton A: COM) mule planters. 32—me Walking Cultivators 4—John Deere Walking Cultivators. 2—Oliver Walking Cultivators. G—Avery mule drawn stalk cutters. 1—24 Hole Molinc Grain Drill, with all small seed attachments. 1—TIIC Manure Spreader 10-Hoad Slips. 1T>—Farm Wagons. 1—John Deere Hammer Mill. 24 Avery Yellow Jacket MUitlic Busters. 25--T"'Brindly" Black Land Break- Ing Plows. 20—10" Avery "Oriole" Breaking Plows. 12—50 Tooth Section Harrow;. 22—1 Row Cotton Planters. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVCKY NIGHT Mallnee Saturday & Sunday Dux Oiiens Week Days 7:00 Sat.-Sim. 1 p.m. Cont, Saturday "FRONTIER FUGITIVES" A I'ltC I'k-lurc Also Short Subjects SATUltDAY OWJL, SHOW W "Pennies from HEAVEN^' with Hinc C'roshy Selected Slmrts Monday & Tuesday "CANYON PASSAGE" (Jn TceJinicoloi 1 ) »itb Dana Andrews, Brian Uoulevy Also Siiurls 60 — MULES — 60 IB Iron Grey Mules 2 Saddle Horses 20 Black Mules. 4 Sorrel Mules. 1 Team Work Horses 20 Uny Mules. These mules were selected from 107 head and are fat to tiie i>roun:L They arc ready to go to work or to market. •1 lo 7 years old and are broke to harness. Mules will be sold after 1 PAI Auctioneers Col. Limlscy Beck Col. R. A. McCard W. C. IC'nnnie) Thmnp- Tillman \v. Anderson Adv. M B r. Col. Sherman Col. Joe McCard son, Owner Purtagcvillc, Mo. For further information call ur wrilc: \V. C. (Connie) Thompson, I'orlancvillc, Mo.; Tillman \V. Anilcrsuii, Cape Giranlcaii, Mo. It. A. McCorcl, Sikcston, Mn. Terms Cash; Lunch on Grounds Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Start* 7 pjm. Last Time Today * "Corpus Christ! Bandits" Allen I/.inc, Helen Tallint Serial: "Hen of the Guardsman" Akri Slmrls SAT. MIDNIGHT SHOW Starts at 10:4ii p.m. "OUT of the DEPTHS" Hevcalcd Jap Plot Against Teacc with Jim Ilanuon, Itoss Hunter Ken Curlis Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "Centennial Summer" (In Technicolor) witb Jeanne Crain, Cornel Wilde, Linda Darnell Paramount News and Shorts BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWKST ADMISSION 1'IUCIO ANYWHKUE! Rcticrvccl Seals or. 8.ile at the Legion Arena from G p. m. Kvcry fllonday Monday, January 13, 1947 ADULTS <ir>c — CHILDREN 15c 8:00 p.m. 1 I50X (Tux IncEuclcd) SliA'l-S 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH JOE WELCH and JACK WELCH versus BILLY VENABLE and JACK MOODY 2 1-FALL 30-MINUTE MATCHES Jack Welch vs Billy Venable Joe Welch vs Jack Moody .tout b M" ncnut • l KKO News and Comedy WORLD'S GREATEST NEGRO CHOIR! \ SEE THEM IN PERSON SAVOY THEATRE Ash SI. , niylhcville, Ark. Fri. 9 p.m., Sat. 8 & 10 p.m. JAN.10-11

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