The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 15, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 15, 1947
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?AGE SIX BLYtHEVILLE Chicks Wallop Caruthersville BlyHieville B Team, Too, Wins Thriller From Missourians Chick "A" eagcrs stretcher! (lictr undefeated record to seven straight wins as they overwhelmed the Ca- tutlicrsville. Mo., Tigers' "A" squad 68 to 22 last night on (he h!<?h 6Chob! court, In a close curtain-raiser, the Chick Bees evened their win-lose columns to three-all by nosing out the Tiger "B" quint JD'to 24. From the first bucket to the last one, the Chicks held sway In the A-tcam tilt.. After the first three or four minutes of the game, there was no -time nt which the Chicks had tower tlinn twice the number of points- showing for t!ie Tigers, ; After snatching an early lead and sctlinq up a 17 to 7 first period advantage, chick cagcrs boosted their score to the 32 mark by halttlme while the Tioers reached K During the last two periods the fcorlu'g _ margin ' widened as the Chicks loped off with the game, hitting |he wicker consistent}-" for JB-polftts Per stanza while allowing Hie-- Missourians to add only five tallies In the third quarter and three in the fourth. Chick forward Gay dropped through 17 points to cop high- scoring honors followed by teammates Mullen with 14 tallies and Stafford with 11. Forward Bennett and center Simmons sank seven niJiece for the Tigers. . Both Blythcville mid Caruthersville put closely matched "B" quints on the floor and the game was' n hotly contested thriller. Although the score by qusr'j-s indicated a slow overtaking process on the part of the Chicks, Die lead changed from minute to minute and tie scores were numerous. When the first period ended, the Tigers held n slim six to four lead but halftlme found the count evened at 12-12. At [he close of the third stanza the Chicks topped the count 19 to 14. It was anybody's] flame, however, every time the ball I changed hands until the last four minutes of play. • As time ran out, both lenms tightened and the scores ran u)? qvcnly. until the Chicks took and held a last minute edge that gave them 29 to 24 win. ." Gentry, Chick. forward. was scorer with 10 points and Tiger guard Parkinson was runner-up with eight. .' Starting line-ups and box scores follow: A-Team Came Chicks (08) Pos. Tigers (22) Stafford (11) . P Bennett (7) Qay (17) .... F.... Murphy <H Hardy (4) C... Simmons (1) Foster- (1) ... G Schult Caldwcll (9) . G.. Patterson (2< ^Substitutions: Blylhcviite — F. Jcrnlgan (7), Mullen (14). Hodge (2). B. Elliott <2). j. Elliott (1). CB- rnthersville—Turnbow, Hainby (5), Crawford, Dorroh, Mick, Fox. B-Tcam Game Chicks <29) Pos. Tigers (24) McDaniel F. Fo x (6) Leggett ...... F Gregory Smith ,(2) C B. Acuff <5> Fitzhugh (2) .10... j. A curr (2) Simon (2) ... G.. Parkinson !8) , Substitutions: Blythcville — Gentry (10), P. Jernigan, Duclos (0). •Allen (5). Traylor (2). Caruthcrs- villc—Allen (3), Traylor. Referees: C. J. Wilson and Bud Fisher. Texps Coach Wants Football Policy Parley AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. J5_<up>— A meeting of Southern, Southeastern nnd Southwest conference representative.'! wa.s proposed today by Athletic Director x. Bible of the University of Texas, to iron out difficulties arising from the principles adopted at last week's NCAA gathering b, New York. Just back from New York. Bible suggested such a meeting Is "ncc- :ssary lo reach a compromise on the new policies before they nrc Incorporated Into the NCAA constitution." "These compromises," said Hi- \ Girls will encounter the ucn Girls, ble, "must reconcile the practices I Probable starters for the local so.t- of each conference with the re- tef m-p n n-in n un.i<. n .ii....,t oulrcments of the NCAA to avoid tile mistake of a withdrawal from ils membership and to avoid the His of a 'crossed-flngcr back-door' policy." The Southern bloc of schools, he said, differed with the NCAA on two of five major points—the 11- callccT recruiting of athletes il-.d the nld plvcn athletes by the individual sphools. The new principles call for strict discontinuance of re- cruitlns and no aid beyond tuition. The retiring Texas football coach added: "On the majority of points, all schools are In complete agreement. We are all backing the principles of amateurism, of the control of athletics l>y the Institution. B. W. S. Cagers to Play 3 Games Here Tonight In a lurcc-gamc program tonight, the Chick boys- and girls' squads will meet Uell cotters and the Papooses will dash with Gosnell Juniors on the Blythcville High School hardwood, Game time Is 1 o'clock. The Paps will meet the Jiiilv Pirates in the couttaln-rui.ser. Probable starting line-up for the Pnps Includes llojieyciilt and Wyatt. forwards; Berry, cento; Peicllull and Gentry, guards. Probable Gosnell starters ai'C ISrown and fellers, forwards; Lcdbctter. :entcr; Ward and Hart, guards. fn the second game, Blylhevllle . and on the maintenance or sound acndemlc standards." On the two points of disagreement. Bible expressed confidence that a meeting or the three conferences would bring about n compromise suitable both schools and the NCAA. to the Gosnell Pirates Win Over Luxora by 1-Point Margin Gosncll Hig), School split a pair "I games last night with Luxora cagcrs on the Luxora court, the Pirates eking out a 15 to M win and plratcttcs dropping their till 27 to 23. The boys' game was a defensive NOW at— Liberty Cash Grocery Two Shawnee Teams Win From Wilson Shawnee High School "cagers defeated lu-o Wilson teams lisu night on the Joiner hardwood, the boys topping „ 29 to 18 count and the girls iwlnnlng 34 to 24. The Shnwnec boys held the W<1- son quint to a 14 to 3 half-time score. Free Is, Shawnee forward, took high-scoring honors with !4 tallies. Proffit, Shaw-nee ccm-r and Busscy, Wilson forward, shir- ed runner-up spot with eight cuch. Ryalcs of Wilson led scoring In the girls game by dropping throucl 18 points, followed by Mooring o Shawnee with 12. The, shnwnec let arc B. Ball, ». Whlscnhunt and Wilson, forwards; Seay, Travis and W. Whisenhunt. guards. The nil-Is' neivly-sclccted mascot, three- year-old Pamela Crnflon, will le-ul them onto the floor lit the start'of the game. , The chick "A" Squad will tangle with the Dell lads in the mnln event. Listed ns probable starlcrs for the Chicks arc Stafford and Gay, forwards; . Hardy, center; Caldwell and Foster, guards. Champ Wins Fierce Battle Against 'Dope 1 LEXINGTON. Ky., Jan. 15. (UP) -The one-time world lightweight and welterweight boxinc champion who helped stand off the Jnps at Guadalcanal said today curing himself of the drug habit was the toughest light of his life. Barney Ross. 37-year-old war and ling hero, who left the U S Public Health Service Hospital here cured, said, '<H was the toughest light of m v life, it was no pushover to lick it honestly, squarely and Inirly." Ex-Marine Scrgt. Barney Ross said he "never would go back to fighting" and added he planned to join the Milton 'Blackstone Advertising Agency. New York. Hoss said' lie would RO first to Chicago to visit his mother and brothers and sisters. Georgia Grid Star to Get Double Opportunity NEW YORK. Jan. 15. (U.P.l — Twenty-four hours after combining New York's baseball and tuot- olllln 1L . c | bR " Yankees into a single thive- girls led a is'tc 12 half-tinie"connt I way l >i "''nershlp, Yankee officials Shawnee meets Manila carv-i lo(iny to si 8" nll-Amerl- tomorrow nlglit on the Mnriln'Si 1 K . allbnt * Charley Trippl ot Court. ' Georgia to a joint foolball-baie- ball contract. Despite the rurious bidding by both baseball nnd pro football clubs, the much-sought Trippl was expected to sign wilh the Yankees because or the double-barrelled opportunity to cash in quickly on his collegiate football reputation and further his dream of becom- battle throughout with the PinUrs holding a slim 8 to 7 lead at hair- time. White, Gosnrll center, led scoring with nine jioints. Luxora led the girls' tilt 14 to 12 at the half. Gray of Luxora wns high-scorer with 14 points and Bcvlll of the Plratcttcs was runner-up with 13 tallies. ing a major league baseball star. President Dan Topping of the IF TIB LABEL IS THE BAT IS RltiHT Like a mclleiv pipe or a lounging jack«t, our new Knox "Tweed Fells" make men positively purr. For comfort and the sure poise that's right every, whtrc, nothing can beat them in headgear. You'll find that they're worth discovering. f«p* wilh everything! Jlier. iii, -lo meo | or 011 ,,„„ e , |h( "•al con I bt gi.,rv o I'd ».., OOWNYFUXC ! ,,: (lp , . . .^,,, „„„„., .,.,,, |4 Plain Donuls Dozen .... 30 Sugared Donuts Glazed or Frosted Dozen Reg. Price $5.00; Now $3.95 MEAD'S Four Men Seek Post Vacated By Billy Evans m:ina;cr of the New Orleans IVIlcans, loday was elected £„. •l<-»t ,,f the Southern Assoclitlon In a surprise move l>y the Kleht club dlrrctors. niRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan 15 _ <UP)-A Texas oil tycoon. a SJ)0| . t s writer, a Memphis attorney and u former major lengi.e mtinager were reported a s strong caiullfjatcs U L voted on today to succeed Billy Evans as president of the Southern As.soclatloi). .Club presidents nn<i general managers lined up I,, CHUCUSCS ami campaigned heatedly last u i c hi and early today for . their choice among Attorney Ed ]j arry O f Me'ni- Phis. Sports Editor Freddie Russell of the Nashville Banner Mil'!. p ';' cc< ""••' iicl «H- W the 'class West Texas-Neii- Mexico Lc« 8l ,c and Bin Terry of Mcm- 'HIs, fornicr mnniiBd- ant! ril . st baseman o f the New York iGanls. -Hcnris of the efeht c i u ljs arrived licrc yesterday for the , minimi '"feting to f lx 'the 19' 47 play '' •schedule and to act on ' the Vacancy. Evnm, pj'obaWy (l , c m0 st suc . cc.s.sful president In the a ss « a- ion'.s 40-year history, resigned to become ncncral manager of the •olt Tlffer, in the American football Yankees said Trlppi's suc- ccss I,, pro football was - assurcu. President Larry MacPhal) O f i]- c 'If, 01 '" 1 ' Y «'>^ »ld his base! *11 future was "problematical. 'oi:l! n if " , C "" ilCC (0 mnk <= «'">« in the majors, __ NEWS Southern League Teams to Begin Season April 11 I3IRMINGHAM, Ala.. Jan. 15. — (UP)—Southern Association directors last night formally approved a 1047 schedule with the season opening April n and closing Sept. Under the schedule Atlanta will open in nirminglmin, Nashville at Chattanooga, New Orleans at' Mobile and Mvnphis at JJUIc flock. The visiting clubs will then be hosts to the snmc opponents on April 15. The season schedule will ))c announced Feb. 23. Jovial ,ioe Eiigel of Chattanooga was named acting league president to preside at today's .session in electing a successor to Bill Evans as president. Manila Teams In Double Win Over Keiser Maniln cpac teams roltcci ..n two victories over Kc-lscr sqit.ii'is ast n Rht on the Manila court r,.s the Lions won 20 to 23 and [he Manila Girls took a 24 to 22 vie lory. ' This u-as the fifth win in seven starts for the Manila Lions, who dropped through 13 out of 15 i,- (c throws last night. Thrclkeld. MU:I- Riiarcl. led scoring with m points, followed by Lester, Kclser center, with nine. Manila led « lo 5 at the half. Ci-afton. Kclser fonrard ' was high-scorer in the girls- game wuh 13 poinLs. Waddcll of Manila ,,-ns runner-up with nine. Tlie Manila sextet led at th c half, H to 10 Lawmakers Clamor for Clean Sports By united Press The federal government and at Jcast six states were moving io- ward "ctam-sporU". law today as legislators considered antl-gamblin- or anti-fix laws. Alarmed at the case with wlil'U j> New york gambler was able to iry to bribe professional football I players and perturbed by hlnis' Hint gamblers may have tried to 1 arrange the outcome of some co'-' lege contests, the lawmakers of fered hi 1 - which • • ' WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, li O/c Miss Coach Goes To Post in Alabama ATLANTA. Ga., Jan. 15. (U.p.) —Krank Thomas has ended a brilliant ic-year coaching career at Alabama but the Crimson Tide reins arc still in the "family.; with Ifarold iHcd) Drew moving hacW to Tuscaloosa and johnny vauciit, succeeding Drew at Mississippi. The ailing Thomas' long-predated retirement from active coru'h- inj; came about at a meeting ol the Alabama Athletic commitleo yesterday nntf It was annoum/ccl simultaneously that Drew. Alabama end coach under Thomas for 12 years, would become the new 'h'.'nd jjientor. Drew had spent one promising senson as coach of tho Mississinai liehcls and the atler schtw federal law sousht by Rep F Bdwnrrt Hcbcrt, D.-, Ala., who s'i»- gucsts fines of $10,000 and ,,n:;o°n terms of up to 10 years for bri')- ery of athletes, coaches or game officials in interstate -contests. Massachusetts. New York Pennsylvania. Illinois, Colorado and Wisconsin took action in state i-c- islatures Alabamn. attractive offer made Vy Largest X-r;ij I'liuto What is sairt to be ihn InrjiPsl X-ray idiatograph in the world was made on n film seven feel by two feet, at the Chicago intiseuin of natural history. The subj"cl «as nn Egyptian nniinmy in its casket. WHY* Valley Water Is Recommended fm-. Arfhritis, Kidney and Bladder Conditions This natural mineral vv-itcr from Hut .Springs, Ark helps to — ' 1. .Sltmulatft Kidney Function 2. Soo«li» Bladder Jrrila- :!. Ncutrahze Uric-Arirtily I. Discharge Systemic Wastes Call or Write for Booklet CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main anil Division Hlylhcville, Ark. MEAD'S PRE-INVENTORY CLEARANCE CONTINUES! OFFERING REDUCTIONS UP TO 50% ON HIGH QAULITY MERCHANDISE ROYAL ROBES i-'ino all wook-ns in ChcolsH, I'lakls and Solid Colors. Ctxil* priced from i?20 lo ?35, reduced to 15.95 to 27.95 , IF IT'S FOR A MAN MEAD'S WILL HAVE IT GUNUINK ALLIGATOR RAINCOATS SAMTJIUR Cotton Giibar- dinus in soft Ian. Only a fa\\- loft. Itedncccl from K5.9"). $10.95 CLOSEflllT * HOUSE SLIPPERS * CASUAL JACKETS ' RAINCOATS * LEATHER COATS * BILLFOLDS & GLOVES * PAJAMAS * LUGGAGE III MAIM IIIIIT Give Your Feet a Break { J with Proper Balance Resoles and Heels of finest Quality HALTERS QUALITY SHOE SHOP 121 W. Main St. Why Gamble wilh Old Man Winter JUST CALL 940 nnd have your Coul delivered. Guaranteed to Satisfy We also buy poultry at all times. Lewis Poultry 419 E. Main CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costt So Little" WEEKDAY* Box Office Opens 6:15 p.m. Show otarts 7:00 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday "JUNIOR MISS" Michael Dunne, I'.iye MjrJoHV Serial: "/.orro's Black Whip" Chapter 11 Also Shorts Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Start* 7 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday 'Yolanda and the Thief (In TcchivEc'Mlnr) with I-'ral Astairc, Lucille Ilrcnncr Frank iVIorgiiii News of the Day and Shorls , New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVKUY NIGHT Matinee .Saturday & Simrfsj Box Opens Week Dajs 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Snn. 1 p.m. Cent. Showln* Wednesday & Thursday 'Home Sweet Homicide" with "CBBJ- <^"n Garner, K:)iiitol]ih Srott Also Selected Shorts ^^^^^^^^ RIT2 THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "Truth About Murder" with Bonlta Granvillc ,V .^lor^.m foinvny Comedy and News

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