The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 13, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT J3JATII1SVILLK (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Golf Stars Turn To Fistic Exploits Tournament Manager . .Felled by Kansan in , Bing Crosby Tourney DEL MONTE, Cal.. Jan. 13. (UP) —T|ic wildest. winter tourntnicut |n .PGA annals was history today M the .golfing, wizardry of a trio of stars shared trie spotlight wllh the: fistic exploits of two of golf- rlom's .most 'prominent personages in the $10.003 Bing Crosby Nation- j! pro-amateur tourney. '."Ed Furgol, 28-year-old former Detroit amateur with the crooked arm,- zoomed into prominence for flic "first lime sin:e he nil the play.-for-pay circuit as he tied yvith , veteran George Fazio, Los Angeles; for the individual first place in the pro section. '.The team of Sammy Snead, British oj:eii champion from Hot Springs, Va., and Roger Kelly, two- time California slate amateur champion from 'Los Angeles, annexed the pro-amateur championship. But the one-punch encounter in jvhich popular Dick Mctz, Wichita, Kan:. Kan., kayocd PGA lourna- fiieiit Manager Fred Corcoran, pro- yicled the dramatic thrill of the action on Pebble Bench couise. "Corcoran yi'as kayocd in n brief battle .with Mctz that bids fair [o split the, ranks of the profcs- £ional golfing contingenl. : N£xt step on the winter tout is the, $10.C30 'Richmond, Cal., open' and-already at least five big name I stars ' have 'found reasons to discontinue their" journeys. M.eiz, of Bourse, was not expected to go .to 'Richmond, and Sncari, Craig 'Wood, Johnny Bulla. and National, open champion Loyd Mtm- grum also said they were planning {o. drop off, the circuit. Winners Picked |n ; -Cage Games po'r:Girls' Teams Winners .of Blythevlllc High School's girls' Inlrn-imirn! basket- pall tournament have been announced by Miss Alexa Williams, physical education instructor. .' The teams; two of which were picked Jrom each physical cduca- jion ; class, ninth through twelfth grades, were paired In n clouble- Fllmmation tournament with the |Citlens' team emerging in first place. Second place honors were taken by the Martins in a 0 to 8 g'smc with the Red Sox, who lost Jo 4 in first-elimination play against the Kittens. In first-ellinlnalion play, winners were the Red Sox over the Bbbbysoxers, the Super Sox over the Rinso Whites, the Kittens ov- fr the Martins and the Hot Shots over the Red Devils. In semi-finals play, (he Kittens defeated the Hot Shots and the Red Sox downed the super Soxi . - Winners In -second - elimination games among losers of the first • Were , the Bobbysoxcrs over the Rinso Whites and the Martins over fne .Red Sox. Because they had lost only .one game apiece,- the Martins and the Red Sox met in play-off for second place. The first place contest was played Thanksgiving iVnrl the second-place tilt came off Tuesday. The games were spread out over this period, Miss Williams jsiiid, because the teams could play "> jjnjy when the gym was not in use. Babe Ruth Recovering from Week-OldOperation \ NEW YORK, Jan. 13. — (UP> — Babe Ruth, \ v ho underwent, a neck operation a week ago to relieve intolerable pain in his head, was reported today to be unchanged ' from earlier hospital bulletins which said his condition was "sal- jsfactpry." '•Ruth spent comfortable nights {luring the weekend, attendants said, and it was believed the rest ypuld enable him to show Improvement. He still is weak, though, anil only members of his family mnv Visit him. Wanted: A Trapeze I Oic for (tear old Long Islam!," thinks Lou Lipnian lo himself, :«s ho Likes header deflecting basketball out ol Tom Shunlcy's himds. Diving tactics airn'1 cnnnuh. Southern California wins at Mud' ison Square Garden, 'i'J-'IO. Someone to Win For A few months ago, Bai b.ira Stevens, 20, couldn't tell T formation ii'orn reception line, hut her Washington elementary school team won 11 of 12 «amcs in l\isa<k-n:i. Calif., Recrelional League , 76 Speedboat Racing Enthusiasts Win Acclaim NEW YORK. Jan. 12.—(UP) — Sixteen American speedboat racers, including Crclicstra Leader Guy Loinbiinlo and one woman, Mildred Fou!ke of Baltimore, today became nu'inbm of the Gulf Marine Hac- ing Hall or Fame. The new members, chosen' from racers who set new world's records. I won outstanding trophies or won I more races than others in a pnr- ticuliir speedboat class, received membership scrolls at the sixth annual Marine mil of Fame luncheon. Lombarclo won the f,otd cup. emblematic of speedboat racing supremacy, in Ifl'lG. In capturing I lie 39th championship with Ills liirec- point suspension hydroplane, "Tempo VI", the orchestra leader brcke Iwo gold cup records, including the all-time lieat record of 70 miles per hour set by Gar Wood in "Miss America" in 10UO. Same II. Crooks of St. IMers- brg was one of those entering the hall of fame. Cotton States League Elects El Dorado Mnn Four Independent Cage Teams Will Play Tonight. After chalking up four consecutive victories, the I.oy Eich Chevrolet Independents will be gunning for a liflh tonight when they meet the Stcele, Mo., Independents on the Blythevlllc High School-hardwood. Game time Is called for T.'JO. Other cage tilts .slated for tonight in this territory Include Filx- patrick Jewelers v.s. Cootcr. Mo., Independents on the Missourians' court and Osccolsi vs. Dyess at Osccola. Brother Act On Tonight's Mat Program Joe and Jack Welch wi!| stage another brother act tonight as they train their sights on grappling foes Billy Vcnablc and Jack Moody in a tag match on the Legion Arena mat. In squaring off against, Venablc an ( | Moody, the Welch boys will llnd themselves faced with a slight weight handicap and vcnablc's unusual strength. Moody will lie on deck with his usual slow-growing but effective anger. The Welches will do well to avoid his fall-winning strangle]Lewis head-lock. If.s Moodv's favorite grip and has written "-finis" to numerous lulls. On tlie other hand, the Venable- Moody duo will be confronted with powerhouse operations of the Welches Hint have brought Vesulu and inucle winning a matter of family pride among that live-man wrcstlin;; clan. Jack's ..cicntific methods—which arc often supevc«(ed by rougher means when situations tighten — will be aided and abetted by brother Joe's tricky footwork, drop toe holds and kangaroo kicks. Jn tonight's prelims, Joe Welch Is slated to clash with Moody and Jack welch will skirmish with Vcnable. Wrestler Asphyxiated; Flue Accident Blamed MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Jan. 13. — (UI J )—Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Oliver W. Morris, 35-year-old former professional wrestler, who \vn.s asphyxiated by carbon monoxide gas fumes Sunday morning as he lay sleeping alongside his wife and children. His wife, children and mother- in-law were slightly affected, but recovered. Mrs Morris and her mother requircri hospitallzation. Memphis Light. Gas and Water Division investigators said n piece of mortar or plaster fell trom a flue and blocked a furnace vent, fcrcing the gas fumes into the rooms where the sleeping family lay. Ole Miss Coach Seeks Transfer To Alabama Job OXFORD. Miss.. Jan. 13. (UP) Coach Harold "Red" Drew .of the University of Mississippi said today he had accepted an offer to become head coach of the University of 'Alabama providing Ulc •Miss officials will release him from a contract running two more years Mother Sees Two Sons Fatally Burned in Big Florida Bamboo Thicket CLEAR.WATER. Fla., Jail. 13 — (UP)—Funeral arrangements were being made today for two youn brothers who died In a flaming bamboo thicket near here yesterday where they were cutting fishing poles. William. 11, an ( | his nine-year- old brother, Stanley Grambling jad dropped ••» lighted match into the clump of bamboo while thej GREENVILLE, Miss., Jan. 13. Ull') Jim Griffith. El Dorado, Ark., sportsman, today was the new president or the Cotton Slates League. I < Ciritfith, former president of the' Ki Dorado Baseball Club of the same circuit, was named unani-' tnously when reflected president Knimrt li'arty resigned. Thirty became vice president of th<> loop. The IcaKUc voted to operalc as a six-team circuit, opening the IC41 season April 2D - and closing Kept. 1. A 120-game season W'as , adopted ami leiiRiie members u>i<>d j in fnvor of a Shiuighiicssy playoff between (lie top four teams at the ! end of the regular season. ' Cpciiing day parings were: | Cliirkstfale. Miss., at Ark.; Greenville at Greenwood. Miss.; and Mot .Springs. Ark., and 1^1 Dnradu, Ark. The same teams will shift two games city, National forests, in Oregon support 123.000 mule deer. . 43,000 blacklail deer, and 31,000 elk. ' Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Size ' L MABRY w-orc climbing thicket. Thcli in the mother top of Hi pulled on 'Giant Killer' Wins TAMPA. Fla., Jan. i:i.— <ui>i — Bryan iButsy) Grant, the orst- while "giant killer" of International tennis fame, held his fourth Ike the Fisherman 23 MISKOUKI St. 1'H. 3fi.!7 TIGHT, SORE CHEST MUSCLES ARE MY Give Your Feef a Break ' with s >.' f Proper Balance Resoles and Heels of finest Quality HALTERS QUALITY SHOE SHOP 121 W. Main St. GOT HIM DOWN? Coach Elected CONWAY. Ark,, .inn. ]U iUP> — E. T. Williams ^ias b?eu named coach of the -•' Arkansas State Teachers Collrte baseball team, oc- cordlntj to,.1c'[f Kirrls. director of athletics .Williams will .start spring traiuiiu/ just :l s soon as weather ]]erm;t's. Read Courier News Want Ads. Dixie tournament c.hampionslup today alter an upset. B--I -(i. 7-5. victory over top-seeded Frank Guernsey of Oriando, Ha., yesterday. Poor little chest muscles so light, they feel "squcezco 1 " so sore from hard coughing it hurts him to breathe? Quick, Mcntholatum. Eub it on chest, back, neck. Its warm, gently slimulatinf; action helps lessen congestion milh- onl irritating child's delicate normal skin. At same time comforting vapors lessen coughing spasms. Eyes Have It MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 10-17 39 Razorbacks Win Letters for 1946 Performance FAYF.TTEVILLE. Ark.. Jan. 13. (UP)—Dean Robert A. I^flnr, chairman of the University of Arkansas Athletic Council, announced today the names of 39 football plnycis and a student manager who earned varsity letters last fall. The; 1 wcie Alton Baldwin, Leon Campbell, Bud Canada, Harry Carter, Dale Couunts. Jake Davis, Ai- vin Duke, Henry Ford, Aubrey Fowler, Hill Franklin. James Hagcr. Ed Hamilton. John Hoffman, K»»- n(!lh Holland, Elmer Jackson, Charles Lively, Gordon Long, Herman Lu'oker, John Liinney, Melvhi McGaha, Jim Minor, Joyce Pipkin. Ross Pritchard, Theron Roberts. Clyde Scott. John Shaddox, Hilly Ray Thomas. Earl Wheeler. Steed While and Manager Joe McGill. Seventeen Indian reservations and 14 different tribes arc scattered throughout Arizona. New Theater Manila's Finest shows KVIIRY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:0fl p.m. Sat-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Sbuvrlm .Johnny Thomas, heavyweight of Fort Lauclcrdale. t'la., squinti out of one eye after Johnny 'Colan, light-heavy weight of Aslori,'i, L.I., closed his left eye in an early round :<t Madison Square Garden. Colun won by decision. of the boys from the (lames, but he died within a few minutes. The other son lived for about a half hour. Last Time Today "CANYON PASSAGE" (In Technicolor) with Daiui Andrews, Brian Donlcvy Also Shorls Tuesday 'Boston Blackie and the Law" with Chester Morris Also Short Subjects "Plf" AofM Radio Service ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., inc. J. W. Adiiutt, Mir. Phone 'Mil 206-08 W. Main CHICK THEATRE \ 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" WEEKDAY* Box Office Opens 0:45 p.m. Show otarti 7:04 p.m. Last Time Today ' ' "DRAGON SEED" with Waller Huston, Kathriini- Hepburn News untl Cartoon Tuesday "CAPTAIN EADIE" I-'rcd .Mas.Mprray. .Mary Pliillijis Also Shorts NEW ARRIVALS GETMENTHOLATUM QUICK! . Jll !>>• (Copyright Afiniju Dntly Ncus ))holo /rom NF.A1 is lollttl up, C!en. DwightlD. Eisenho\\ci lets lest of world Wdiljng for nibble hard IJy EvcrgKirles City, Fla. Cliicf OL ^t ilf is i'iij(iyiii|; fii'sjl vacation in dccudc. f > — • BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING „ l.OWKST ADMISSION PRICK ANYWHKKK! Kcscrvcd Scats or. S.ile at (lie Legion Arena from G p. m. Every Monday Monday, January 13, 1947 ADULTS -ISc — CIULDRKN lie Q nn (Tax Included) B - UO P- m - IJOX SEATS 15c EXTKA 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 Open 8:30 p.m.; Show Start* 1 Last Time Today "Centennial Summer" (In Technicolor) with .RMIIIIE: C'rain, Cnrnc! >ViI(le, Linda l>.<rm-ll I'arumount News ami Sluirts Taesday I'AL NIGHT y "Getl-ing Gertie's Garter" Dennis O'Kcefc, Alurry Mcl>i>ii:ild Serial: "Wlio Is Guilty?" Shorts ' RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. FINE GABARDINE Yes sir, wc'vu jtisl rnccivcd a sliipincnt of UIDPC Hut 1 (UUility, firtluirdiiic Topcoats thai fit right into lltu .sorisoii . . . the kimi every man likes to own. tixpertiy tailored. Get yours \\-liilc stocks are complete. CLEANER CLOTHIER TAILOR 320 West .Main, Ulyllieville. Ark. Phone i

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