The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 22, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 22, 1947
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^WKDN'KSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1947 Papooses Take Nip-and-Tuck Basketball Game by 31 to 28, Score From Jonesboro Quintet ., sc ri mis first-quarter scoring 11,,-pat !,v J •' 1 ' 1 Pilp ° OSC8 l)aUlcd l ° » »V- o 28 The Paps gave u lemric boo. io the dope buckel. splllln, prr<ti< . viZy ;ecorT c for u>c W'-'-^JWMC us^rr: "«• tilt, the Pfp:; missed numerous under-lhe-boop lues but despite many heaves mid a frequently chotoi- Jonesboro defense, hit a eaii[ili> of scoring streaks thai reversed expectations. The opening painted a muck forecast of Hie final com)' ns Ihe Veil-oiled nj)d smootli-i-'i-i Ding Whirlwind ,.,-e machine stalled rolliiif. in hip,,- ,; C ar. Wr,:ki'ir> iU'lllly to a 6 u, 2 lead aft,.,- l-v : I minutes, the Jonesboro Ih-n a!l<iwc-l the Paps two more, then urnaji breaking into the open lo skyr«-ki-t Iheir score to 17. The Paps began t<, find an oec-i- smmil hole in the visitors' ij,.j,i man-io-inan defense and bucla-led three more to put Uie first s;an-/a count at 17 to 10. Joneshoro. .Mid-way tlmmi'h the "emnd p<n<Kl .the Paps hit their .stride-aid S«»'o an ink-lint; of things lo e-nnn as they tightened their defends and lashed out. wilh an offense that tied up the score at n-n. spark, d bv forward Harold IloiieycuU and uv.'- tcr Jim Beery. The Whirlwinds turned :\ licit'•!> Pap lead lo Cagers Leading In 'Y' League Clash Tonight First half champions of the "Y" b3?Kctba]J league ivilj i,c decided lonigbt in j llo Hj,,,, a ,., 1001 gynl BlythC'VJlic Laundry quintets' meet Header. """' **'"* "' " -«""«'« N >S^T'eSSr,& Bdc s J »'ce rtrniBiH wins. Tonic's «[n- iiu will play ibe .set-Dim half victor for the Icairne championship. ni, 1 ", 0 ,,""^ 1 " 8 ...* 1 / 1 ." 16 . 1 "'"*''! «•»» n •-.» s ,, a^.ins, th i, :' r 1 ' ', ); ' vk »'<• »/iiis S»'»e '.vill second at Lesion live. '' : ' :1 a sli(!lu lc( -" ow » "','' 1 "'<-• twm lost to fc>to:e boys. The lir-t sla.t at 7:00 ami IM C 8:00 ji m •Flying Spearhead' of the Future GOURIEtt NEWS Writers to Aid Sports Clean-Up FBI Director Urges Loss Emphasis on Cosh Register's Bells .spo,.| s ! (liftnselve.s Jan. 2L>.-< ond HI, U , and . ( , «*'' "1 a clean-up Miu..estlim bv .1 '..'li::ir Hoover, with il,,. udded p, 0 - -;.m thai Kp,, r(s w ,.|, (1 ,. , UII|| • ltd in | he (jrlve. ""over, dint-tor of the Km, told •' '•niiiinlu,.,. ,,f SIKH-IS writers to • publl.'lty l o proJes- •' r^^ .. £^L'!i!iH 4 5-clegi-ee swccp-b.ic!;. i»-r( i-ap lead lo a ID-is' in '•'""<•'•' ">'!>nied contributed in i ,o their favor and the Bame tight- j S^ ° f D:I "« """"tile Piiralvsis encd to ; , back and forth rac^ '-"""•"B"J oi lesnd m v«> -.t f\ Y.I ,1 f\ t i-... „ Shawnee Takes Jonesboro reached 21 but Hcnnv gentry came up from under to iaakc it 20 for the Paps. That looked lik-- i w huirtint" count until K uard Jim I creiiull came throuuh with a bucket lo (jive the Pops a slim 22 to ai , ecl»e as the intermission horn blew A runnint; battle for supn-iacy conUmiKl IhroiiBh the third c'.ni.> with the J'aps steadily addins; .yji:us and overcoming tiie HM.I..I. :-., T- , , | UTKP ^ ' ' SJiKwnoc caoers scored a double- victory last night over Turroll rquad on the Joiner court, the boys taking u heavy f.C to 20 win Isnardiin; by hard work rathr-r ihr-u boi '- s lil ^i»8 » heavy f.C to 20 win an equal show of smooth pl.ivin-. i : " Kl llie li'i'ls ed'^ins; al.cad to win They held Die Whirlwinds to I'hn'n 24 '" 3I tallies for the period and inc.-Vis-<i VI-OOIIIRII. Shawnee forward, was the mariiin lo T, i,. ->.! ...\.^..' ..'. l:iMl)-scoicr wilh ir. hiiii^^ ,1-1,ii n to 2! when the the innritin lo 31 fitan/a ended. In a hard-fought and frequenlly rouKh- final period, the Whirlwinds made a bid for points. They annexed four more and Hi- last f«.-w initititcs produced a serninb!c as both (mints fou;;l,t to scor... um, the 31 to 2a count stood for the I' >ps Whirlwind for ward Merrill t'ook top scoring honors by buckctina 11 IJoinl.s. Berry. Pup center, roiion-ucl closely for runner-up honors wiHi 10. Honeycutt. Wyatt and D™I-I turned in i; ood d«fcnsc wo.-k loi Jne Pnp s while Pryor, Sloan and rroxcll were stand-out defende:s'i:n the Whirlwinds. Midgets Battle Valiantly Die Blythevilte Midget:; ;.-l-,-d the experience and ornaniaiti m'of the Jonesboro mites, who copped .111 eai'Iy lead and held the locals lo only two points during lhc n , st half a. s they gathered n The visi -/ tors continued to stretch their lead in the lasl half to the 31 lo 7 final Johnston. Jonesboro forward led scoring with eight points, followed by teammates Hancock and lluci- Kins wilh six each. * Junior Game Paps (,-ili l>0 , ,.. Wyatt IG> F Pr-or -'! ^^•z^^'i" Ssr i .".'.::::g::::.- —^ SubslitiiUons: Hlytlicviile — rieii- try (2i, c,-i]<hw>i] i ,._;.. Brown c>(, Troxell (2) . , l;l|ih-«orcr with II! tallies while Humci-up was Shawnee suard Collman with nine. Tueale ol Shawnee and Wampler o! 'rurrell shared scoring honors in the uirls' tilt with 18 each. Shnwnee Boys meet I he Parkin live and Hie Shawnee Girls tangle with the Earle Sextet tonight ni the Tyronzn invitation loumainent seecnd :ound consolation play Both were eliminated in first round' play the boy.i losing to Earle, 33 to 2l' and the girls going down to a Minced Tree sextet 35 to 23 BV.1,0 17J f. cr -•• . Hopper 12) . -_ Gibson, Scott. Shan C o ( ,k. Sanson, Y r - iilccls Came pns Hancock --6) Ilov I i-li . Speck .a.. Vance Osceola Cagers Take Two Games From Missco High Osceola eagers copped two games over Mississippi county High -chool squads last night on the Csi-cola court. tb e Senior Hoys tiikmg- ,-i narrow lo lo 18 win -nul the Senior Girls annexing a :il to 21 victory. Bannister, osceola forward, led scoring | u the boys' tilt with 12 points mid high-scoring girl was Rubbins of Osceola with 24 points. Blacksmiths 'Go Fishing' MIAMI, Pla.. Jan. 22.—<UP) —A strike of grooms and exercise boys -ippearea today to have had little effect on operations at Hialeah •nee track, altliou-jh about 40 ilacksmiihs Jiave "(>oiie fishing." Today was Ihe fifth day of the walkout, caused by the handlers' demands for restoration of bonus payments of sio to grooms and toys working with horses which start races. Walls. Tomlinson, Craig, Phillips Ross. Jonesboro — Johnston <B>! Broadway (3i. iiudgins tfii, .lobn- .son, J. Simpknis. Referet-.s: c. J. Wihon and Ted Fisher. JUST RECEIVED! LARGE SHIPMENT LAUNDERALL AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINES SEE THEM! ALSO: large Shipment No. 2 ZINC WASH TUBS DIXIELAND SERVICE y 61 North at Holland, Mo. Four Diamond Stars Win High Honors NEW YORK. Jan. 22, (UP) Hasiiialrs hall of fame opened its doors lo modern-time players for Hie first time in live veais totlay and ntlinllted pitchers Car) HuWl-Hl and Robert (Lefty) Grove. Catcher Gordon cMickey) Cochrane and Infielder Pnmkie Krisi-ii. Tlie four players were selected in the seventh annual poll of the Bnsi.bali Writers' Association of America. iNo players who was :i:-- livc on the fieitl duriji;; ID-iJ V..L; Of the f, Ilubbell, former star sotilbpasv pitcher ol the New York Gianls, received the most voles. FrisLh, OIK.-time standout i.ifield- for the Giants and St. Umis Cardlpsls anil Ir.jer manager ol Ihe '"mlinuls and Pittsburgh Pirates palled the next highest total. C.x-liiane. a star catcher with Ihe Pniladelphia Ainlctics and Detroit 1-ij.ers anrt .subsequent, pilot or tbe risers, and Grove, out of the speediest left-handed hurlers of all time. ( wine .-next. The lour players elected will b« enshrined In the National Baseball "nil of Rnne at Cooivrstown N Y.. along with the 4!) baseball 'ric- ures alrrady cliusen by ;,r,.vi,,,,.; committees and writers. Bleachers Tfopple Causing Injury to 35 Fight Fans JERSEY CITY. N. J Jan 2'' <UP>—Thirty-live ligln fans ii'ere injured last night, none seriously. when a section of the bleachers »> the Ji'i-scy Gardens, occupied ay »orc than 200 persons, collapsed one minute bctoie the end of the 1 linnl •nout. I Tbr two fighters. Ecldic White am! Dominic Amoroso, finished the last minute of the round, despite the uproar, then walked to the ro;Jes and watched [lie spectators -sL-rambliiiK Irom the wreckage of the stands. trip to Luxora Teams Win Three From Keiser I.uxorn esiRers made Keiser pay ( ,ff | (1S |, niiih wo,, all three eaines on die pro- Bi'inn. The Renior Hoys look a safe M to 18 win. UK- Senior Girls annexed their tilt :n to M and the Junior Giil.s eked «"l a IS to iii victory. The Senior squads moved through Hvo fast tilts, cncounler- hii; no trouble and the Junior sex- lets played ; ,«- ,,,,,iie Mint uent to Lnxora In Ihe final minutes, ilolli Luxora Senior teiiins travel to Ciosneil i-vidnv iiipht then "Ehl. Wil< "" M "' : '"' Sil " inl1 ' 51 l-lne-uj'.s and box scores follow Scniiir Hoys Lllxora 1331 PCS. Keiser (181 I ' ] 0> I'' • Hullel; ,7) 1111 r-'..-. j^. Nesler (B) !"> • I,'... Wicjuuc'l (4) II •• <! rs. Nesler 1 *'> ° liutler 12) Sc-llidr (ill-Is Pos, Keiser (23 > Cralton ill) .. Stubbs (S) MclJonald (2) Cockrei; Conner C. Hnm Lnxora (31) Gray rM: Gatrison 10) F.. F.. F.. c;,. G .. . Sub: llurllev 12). r ju- rrlme by H;nUn« Hip Inlei- .- <>i youiiK Mneilnins lo spoil. '""«•• -~iil'l Ihiit such „ drive ,•«,." ..'"• ""•'•••ssl i,| sport |, »"• "V : . Inleri'sl Altorney-Cleuoral Tom (; 1 » r k '"» >•<•<! ihi- writers he would |rv ••' -'"•Pills War Awls Adminls- '• ",, ail.ietie equipment turned ";''.'<• "I'lnlcipaliti,.., f 0| . mi . ,„ '"•"""!> Ji'wnlle Helinqueiioy Gasncll Boys and Girls' Tca,,, s to Play Manila Manila Lions Teams Defeat Cagers at Dei I The Manila l.lmis won their seventh viclory out of nine fumes li'-.f niiibl at Uell as they ovei- ramo Hie lime nevi'.s by a 33 to Another fenture will be prcsen- ~i count. Mnulla Cllrls nosed out tulloii of „ plaque to promoter Mike Tl, ii«; Xl ''l -° to '"' Jw " te ' " om »"»B "Urn for IOIIB and i , V , - 'l n<1 " ™ fl> 15 lo fl '"'•'•''O'tais service t,> boxliiy II f I Hi t ill I I ii.itfl R.I.L. ».... . .. . n_t. - . _ V IJW^tl'b* "id at haUiime. warm Harris, l.lpa lonvard. tupped .si-oilin; with |' «ni points, followed bv l!:raaid o[ l)c:!l Hoc Wllh cii.jH .. . Will) Worklni! lo ninlsp up » i;j ( o (j i v liallllme dcflt-H. the Dell i-hls'oiit- scored Hie Lionesses In Hie 1-i-it two periods but fell short uf culch- n>S u:>. Wnridp;, of Manila .sh.lleit sooilnii boners with lilalr o( Dell with 10 points apiece. New York was the first" ^tnie lo require automobile owners to |I>H- Ijeen since MOV, 20. home in,, id, | underwent a serl- OIIK nn* opmuion Jim. u and has '"'" '-onviilesclni; slowly .si,,,.,. men. ''oj'f, and ({his ~ WASHER SERVICE I'Mlllp frri ADAMS'APPUANCE CO., inc. loii * '"^lo*,,*," «r. M.I.I > • •• --• i-'tt ,\ i HIM i (nil ant ir d!!, j ,',r 1 " iu ?' is fiom M "'"'" "i" '»--h'uder opened by Hie K li'l.s' •<>b:«hli- slnriin,. line-ups lol- .Illlllnr ||, lv , ^;:. r ' .^" "»•""> "'-" •'-••'-•": ?:.•: •.••x,;^!',:! 1 ,! l.odbcti,.,- K'ai-,1 .... 0 Hart (! .liinliir (;ir| s Cio-sneli ,.,, s,, K ' Cannaiuon- F f!i:rln./,s r Hlanketishiu (; Price ' t . Cain G Ellis . Sexton Keith I.uxora (Ifil Manila , ][j-, Hledsoe (•!) 'Mcflenry t'2 Piexton .... Brooks ...' Lucas .... (•'"•Is Keiser US) .Johnson c>), . Lemons (7)' . Berrell («l - R. Jobtison • • -. . Crews Nobie Ulch . Spark • . Sluarl Manila Chlldre.s; . . linck . IIUtlKC! Klliislcen Hoach - Elltl'lill'l- , Golf Tourney Cancelled by Sponsors MEMPIIIH. Tenn.. j,,j,. 2a . - JP>-Tlu> Proli's.slriim! Ciollers '.'ccintion, tlirealcncd with th -nrellatloji of Hirer, olhr.r Kotith- irn loiiriinnirnis. raced a fourth ipday after Ihe Chl,-kns,,w Cioll announced that II would not or the annual Memphis In- v)!»liwin| npen Kiiirncy. Previously, lonrniiment officials at .Piteksonvlllf. Kin., charlolte N Y" and Cireensboro, N. C.. s ald jlif.y were jil n,,,. Io (.i,,,,.^ ,i,' fll . tournament.-; because (uc I.QA "'oulil not (inarantoe the: aPPear- ance of top-notch players, '['lie Cbiekasaw 'ijroup, which oackud tbe Metupiiis ,,p,. n u,,. |)llst two yenr.s. .said they «-<iulri allo« lo use of thci, cm,,-™ i r another sponsor could be found Zaharias Holds Lead In Tampa Tournament TAMPA. Fla.. J.,,,. _-a._,ui'. -i" 1 .^ Mrs. Mildred (Babel DidrirkMiu forl.-iblc lead of tlirce strokes over her nearest competitor as the field prepared to lee off today in tbe Unrd round of the Tampa Women's Open Golf tournament. Mrs. Zalinrins repeated an Babe Ruth Falters NEW YORK. Jan -•> . (UP) Babe Ruth, rrlapsin.. slightly after u very good weekend, was reported ill "fair" condition totlav nt French Hospital, where re ha> oiins day 77 yesterday to (.ive her •T 154 total for ;(i; holes, She was followed by Ixnilse StiRi's of Llthln bpiniUK. Ga., ulio collected a 77 for a half-way m ark tolal of ir>7. Pntty IJerg. Fort Meyers. Ma., pro- rcsslnnnl. shot a n (10 to wb>|{ her aut'i'cgnte to 159 W. L. ROPER, General Agent Phone 3182 HEADACHY? STUFFY-NOSED? EXHAUSTED FROM COUGHING DUE TO A C0tf>? /-~N -- V - s^^v-- _ ..... STANDBY of /MILLIONS THROUGHOUT 45 YEARS FAMOUS PR€SCRtertON fiPF. COLD PREPARATIONS Tablets or Liquid • Mj,l ||,.<. Boxer Win* Honor's NEW YOIIK. Jan r.?..— tui'l — Middleweight Chiiiuplon Tony Zate "III be lioiiored « s "ffghier of the year' n| lhc nniuinl Now York llnxlng writers' dinner tonight and liny Itobluson, who waited five ycrns for it. will receive Ihu wcl It'i'H'olglil eliinnpioi; Another fenture 1> AGE ; ; FIVE belt be prcsen- Zntr, 3a-yenr-old wnr velci'.in whose six-round knockout of wn« Ihe most m mos Uirllllni! flBlil Of 184(1, tt ll| be doub- '•• - will net the Mnjazlno mtdai as "fighter of the year • and the Edward j.'.KeU Memorial, plaque tor the man'who tan- trlbmcd inosl to boxing in 1946 Steel __ Barrel Racks T. L MABRY 13 MISSOURI ST. >n. ztn l^^ten GREYHOUND ^EXPRESS- Ihroimhto: ST. LOUIS I.O.'IW 5.14 ,, j, Out- \Vuy li'iiro ,. «,| ;;:; Hound 'i'l'in . , ' ^"ur: ' - v i ,o,> City' MEMPHIS 10:10 P. M. I Pins Tiixt I'ov Now Orloniis- Ask <|uont Stales lOxproxs [fuses lo Mirny Olhcv Cities. 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