The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 24, 1947
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PAGE SIX Leachville Edges (hicks 43-40 In Cage Thriller; BHS Girls Win KLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COUKIEK NEWS Time ran out In favor of the Leachville Lions last nlplil. leaving them on the winning end'of 43 lo 40 score aflcr four quarters of neck «nd neck play In a jel-propclled lilt wilh the Chicks before a capacity crowd In the high school gym. + 'It wns a sizzling scoring sjatlle from whistle to whistle and. htul time permitted, svould have continued so until someone wore out. The game could easily have gonci - —- -. —. . . T .^, .^ Into an overtime period but lor a C_.. /~U;,-I last-minute Lion gift shot that' ~Ul ^MlCKQSQWS .rolled out of the hoop but was, Following up last night's narrow Caruthersville Next on Menu , knocked back through by a, wilt! scramble under the basket for pos- loss with an opportunity 1 0 move back Into lite win column, the 2;.^s r; ,«. y*£jssfS<v£ H 5 ss™:=i"z™=ir ti :;*: ..... ,,.", ... -, . . .... * I Accompanying Ihcm will be lhc the final seconds of play. Whenever either team led, it was •triclly a temporary proposition •nd thc advantage shifted rapMly -with frequent tic-scores. Both teams played top-flight oall with any technical raggedncss over, shadowed by the torrid runnlni; ZwtHes , that flashed across the court as thc ball changed hands »t a -lightning clip. The Lions showed smooth and coordinated ball-handling though their and the ChlcUs, offenses were less polished, displayed improvement in the effectiveness of their sconiij; operations. Second Loss for Chicks -.- Last night's nose-out was th.j season's second loss in nine games for the . Chicks and boosled the —•—•Lions' record lo 21 wins In 22 tills I Slafford It also avenged for the Lions the' Caldwcll 55 to 47 defeat given them by me' Chicks in Iheir first meeting lor the championship of the Lcachvillc holiday tournament In Deccmaer . Immediately setting the swilt' pace sustained by both quints throughout the tilt, the Lions large center and lop marksman, Adams flipped the opening, tip-off to A —!--•••••&, I'l'-Uil tU (I Oil] IUI1 teammate and clashed lo lhc Chtcn' j Biliolt goal where he put through a set-up shot in the clear almost beloie the opening whistle quit echoing -The Chicks immediately returned' the tall to the other'end of the court where Hardy sunk the first Chick marker. • Tills quick turn-about |m cc was maintained relentlessly as the •core tied, broke and tied again «s thc count steadily mounted -The first period ended with Hie count at 12-11, Leachville. but deadlocked at thc half, 22 | o 'f:i This intermission count was reminiscent of the first meeting of these Mams in the Leachville tourney 21 to n° halftlmc counl s'ood ai earT- dC - St m!lrgi " " l scor hig came ^ C 9a"?" S ^'^^PHsl'w'aiisad'to a 29 to 24 lead. But lhl s p A55ctl just as quickly when Chick 10r- *"5^ Staffor(J took * couple 01 sses and rolled them off thc ird for lour and Hardy acitl- !lft throw to tic up the game more. Adams tilled the to the Lions side with a field („ 9n Sf ., lrrt 1 P cll <"i ended il to 23 for lhc visilors , ™ c ,f'" al sl "'>" saw the' count K^o^run'^r^;::!" Chick "ri" squad, which will meet the Tiger "B" team In a curtaln- rnlser. Results of lhc first meeting of (he Chicks and Ihc Tigers 10 days aso were viclorles for bolh Bfylhc- vllle (cams. Thc "A" einlnl, over- poivercd Ihc 71gcrs fis lo 22 and Ihe Decs look a 29 lo 24 decision. Unless the Missourians have made some radical changes, n victory is easily foreseen for lhc Chick "A" boys. While thc Bees will doubtlessly slage a closer contest, lhc Chick hoopstcrs .still are given an edge over Ihe hosts, Probable starting line-ups follow; A-Tcam Game Chicks POS. P p Hardy C..i. B. Elliott O ....'.' Foster G].][ . B-Team Came Chicks POS. Allen F Gentry p [''_'_'_" Duclos C .... . Simon G G .'"!'" Tigers Bennett Murphy Simmons . Schult Patterson Zoharias Wins Tampa Golf Tournament TAMPA, Fin., Jn ,,. 2 4.-<ui>> -,. Mrs. Bnbc Dtdrlckson zahnrlnli cf Denver, Colo., the National Wo^ Jiien's Amateur Golf champion. was off lo n good start in the 1047 season loday n ftcr Ukhij; first place in Ihe first major tournament of lhc year, lhc $3,000 Tnmpn once »V'HB;™r 3 Tigers . . . Fox . Gregory n. Acuff J. Acuff Parkinson open, , a score of 308. . Mrs. Zaharias shol a Iwo-unclcr par 73 in yesterday's linal round to finish five strokes ahead of Louise Suggs of Llthia SpiiiiRs, Ga. Miss Suggs, only one stroke behind at lhc start O f thc final round,, wcnl two-over-par wilh n 77 and wound up wilh n 311 curd Pally Berg. National Women's Open champion from Minneapolis and Port Myers, Fla., shot „ 74 ancl look third with 312. The lowest pro In the tournament, she collected iirst professional pike of $540 Strung out behind the lop trio were—Betty Jameson, San Anlonio. Tex.. 322; Polly niley Fort Worth, Tex., 323; Mary Mozcl, Orlando, Fla.. 330; Knthryn Hcmphtll Greensboro, N. C., 331; Laddie Ir- wln. Glcnrldgc, N. j., 3 3 C; and Betty Hicks. Long Bench, cal., 341 Adams is Top Scorer Local Negro Quints ""'Split Double Bill — »»n. Harrison High School boys and ;»'ls met the Osceola RoseiidwaltJ cngers in a double-header night In the Lu.vora Hi B h School gymnasium. Harrison girls won over Osceola 13 to 3. Thc Osceola boys defeated Harrison by n score of 19 to 7. The Harrison High school cagers arc playing their first games In five years, noblcy Wiley, Harrison High School coach, announced the follow; Chirks (40) Stafford (14) Caldwcll (10) Hardy (12) . n. Elliott Foster (3) To i. ..F. Lions (i::i .. Scott (7) .. Croom (2) . Adams (23) T. Welch <4> Shownc Substitutions: -nlylhcvillc — 1-'. Jpnilgan (i). Lcachvillc—Anthony, Pierce (5). j, welch. Reierccs: C. J. Wilson and Ted Local Sextet Easy Victors In Slow Game Blythcvllle High School's girl cagcrs scored nn easy victory over the Lcachvillc Lionesses last night as they ousted Ihe visiting .sextet by a 2-t lo 15 count In a tintaln- ralscr on Ihe local court. The game opened slowly and •needed up lltlle thereafter with the local six walking away with he lirst half. The lilythevlflc girls ;ot down lo business early and by the cud of the first slan/a lopped •v 12 lo 4 lally. Both sextets slageri n <lelenslve work-out in the .second .slunzu, Ihe Chick Iwlf-do/r-n j,nnexln<,' foul- more points while holding the Lionesses scoreless. The third ciinlo produced n switch (o offensive phiy Inhifjliii; the niythevilfc Girls [mother six narkcrs and lhc Lcaclu'lllc six an iddltionnl five. Going into Hie hist quarter ultli i «ite 22 to 9 lend, the Chick Girls were slowed to the garnering of just Iwo more points (is the 'Isllors moved up to flnul lotal of 15. 'Ilils was the second win over -he Lionesses for 1119 local girls. They previously defeated Ihe Lcachvillc six 41 lo la in lhc Leachville holiday tourney a month flgo. Last night's win was Uin seventh victory for Ihe Blylhcvillc Girls out of 10 tilts mid left Ihe Lionesses with six wins and seven losses. Widner led scoring | )y hitting the wicker for 12 points for Ulythc- villc, followed by lionnle Ball wilh 10 tnllles. Scott and Elawklns c.-/:h «oL four markers for Leachville. Stnrting line-ups and box scores follow: Blylhcvillc (24) f'o.s. L'cm-ille (IS) B. Wh-limu .. p Parsley (3) 13. Ball (101 .. F FIlu . h (2, Widner (12) . F scotl. (4) Scay o Diiilcy Trnvls G Lyrely E. ovcrinnn .. G Robbins Substitutions: Blythcville j Wilson rai, w. Whiseiihimt, Matin. I.cnchviJIe—Shipley (21, Honncil. Hawkins. Referees: C. J. Wilson and Ted Fisher. &* Art Devlin leaps 158 feet at Ecnr Mountain, N.Y., to win consolation award ;ifle:- broken tkis cost n,i lion ill amateur champion Friinklin" D. Roosevelt trophy. Injury Keeps f. B. Gee, Jr. On Basketball Sidelines Recurrence of a football injury suffered the past scnson has kept E. n. cec, Jr.. n center, on lhc Papoose cage five, out or the lineup for the past week with a swollen knee. Doctor's orders to keep his weight off his game leg may keep "Ecbee" at his home on Highway til. North, anolher week. A first-string quarterback, he ffnish- crl his career as a Pap gridman nt thc close of Ilils past season. Hnkcslraiv (5> Kubanks ffj) Lipfon! (18)'. "Polf (3| Hon Read Courier News Want Ads. following games on the .schedule: Harrison vs. Osceola nt Osccoln, Jan. 29. 1947 Harrison vs. Wilson at Wilson, Feb. 4. 19-17 'Harrison vs. Marion at Marion, Feb. 7, 1917 IN THE MUNICIPAL CODIIT FOIt Till: CITY OF BLYTIIEVHJ.G, ARKANSAS. |\V. A. Spcncc Plaintiff vs. . I Ncclcy Wren and Lee JBcnrdcn Gin...Defendant; WARNING OKDKIt TO NEELEY WREN, defendant in the above styled cause: You are hereby warned lo ,'ip- pear In this court within thirty days nnd answer the complaint of ihr plaintiff. Dated this the 10 nay of January, 1947. FRANK WHITWORTH Clerk of lhc Municipal Court. 1I11-24-31-ZJ7 GIVE US THIS DAY . . . oua DAILY »KI:AD For bread Ihe merchant labors long and late; For bread the beggar goes from gate to gate. For bread the sailor loses hearth and nomc, A thousand, thousand miles bread-seekers roam. F ° rnbrcad "C weddings made and sermons said' -By Arthur Guitcnnan BUY.. Independents in Double Win at Caruthersville 1-lizpa.trick Jewelers came from long ways behind to nose out Caruthersville Independents 38 lo 37 and Loy Eich molonnen went imo overtime to edge the Hayti Independents 38 to 33 in n benefit performance last night In the Cnrulh- ersvillc Armory. Proceeds from these games went to the March of Dimes polio relief di^vc. After Ijolng overwhelmed 25 to a in the first half. Die Jewelers switched from /.one defense lo nun-to- man guarding and staged an amazing come-back, holding Caruthcn.-- ville to a one-point gain in Ihc third period while Ihey annexed 12. Sllll short. Hie Jewelers sustained, their drive through the last stanza to pull alicad by n lone marker. Lipford. Jeweler center, ijanierd 10 points to lend scoring while Upton, Caruthersville center, rani; tip in for runner-up spot. Loy Eich cngcrs battled the H.iyM Independents in a close contest all the way. The motormcn liQi'l a flight 15 to 1:1 lend at halftime Inn the count., was tied up at 33-3:! by I the nnnl whistle. Three minutes iftcr the game went into an overtime period. lh c Chevrolet look mother three markers lo win Olcn and A. c. Bunch, Che'vro- et forwards, shared high-sovin- honors by annexing 10 nolnls umecc These two squads will xlair .,„.' other benefit double-header for (ho March of Dimes Monday night \v'ien Fil/.pntrick: Jewelers meet Osi-eol-i Independents and Loy Eich cageis tnnglc with the Manila Lions In the niythcvllle High School gym. Game time is 7:30. Box scores follow: Jewelers (38) Pos. Osceola, Manila Cage Teams to Battle Tonight Osceola and Manila enacts resume hostilities In the season's sec- 'pnd meeting of these Iwo learns lonlght on the Manila hardwood • The Manila Lions have an ax o erlnd as lhc Osccolans eclipsed fi T jft 8 ollc -l' ol "t margin in lhc i lilt last week, which slipped f""n he uo,,.,, 8raS p m tllc nilll , second of the game Probable starting line-ups follow: p °s. Osceola . P. P. C. PIUDAY, JANUARY 'i\, 11)47 _ J. 'Harris M. Harris Mobley .. Threlkeld Smith ... . • G. ... Shaneyfeli . T. Bannister .... Wiseman M. Bannister Reid Pine Bluff Basketball Team to Play Leachyillc , nC ,; L ™ ChVi " e Lions will tangle li the Pine Bluff Zebras in a Senior Boys' tilt tomorrow after- "oon at 2 o'clock on the L om' Alfalfa and sweet clover ai-> "ir. best soil-building legumes. " Trippi Gets Trophy NASHVILLE, Twin., Jan. 24. — (UP) — Alabama's stellar forward passer, Hany olhner, presented the Nashville Banner trophy, a regulation-size silver football, to Georgia's Charlie Trippi last night. Trippi had been named the outstanding 1940 southeaslern Conference player, and Gilmcr had won ttfc honor in 1945. "I believe," Trippi said, as he took the football from Gilmer, "that this Is the first time I've ever intercepted a Gilmer p.iss." Carc/i Cattle Rustlers I MEMPHIS. Term., Jan. 24. 'UP) —Catllc rustling in Dixie was Ihe sad situallHM today, partner. . Three Mcrnphians were hel;l for graild jury action for slealirn; ,ii. Icasl six head of catllc worlh Vise- They were identified us l.-roy Covinglon, K. P. Dilwoith and How. nrcl E. Scott. They pleaded guilty. WAHNIN'G OK11KK In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas, i Prances Foster Gammill. .Plaintiff vs. No. 0889 Thomas Lester Gammill, Jr • Defendant. The defendant Thomas Lester Gammill, Jr.. i s hereby warnwl !o appear within thirty days in the court mimed in lhc caption hereof and answer the complaint of Ihe plaintiff Frances Foster Uammill Diil«d tills 23 day of January 1947. •HARVEY MORHIS, Clerk By Mary Lee Jamilt, I). C. 1124-31-2,7-14 F. .F. .C. .G. .O. .J C'ville m> Canliell 'S> . Bo! Ion iv!) . Upton U2i .. Bnlrd 121 ]looker (10) Substitutions: Jewelers -- Dill Thompson 121. Boles Hi, ciiiilTin n). Caruthei'svillo—B Ca'itr"li Hi. Walpole 121. Kindred Luy Eich CiSl Pos. ifayti '-j'\ O. Hunch no. F Bracken .'iii A. Bunch (I,-), F sicnta Mi Mcharg (51 c.... Williams 131 Johnson <4>....G.... Thomson ni Stewart (3)....G Keirscy (.-,» Substitutions: Hnytt — Ramlohili (31, Peiicr (2), Dowd. LOV Eich Chaiiinan 12), Lutes (3). " Tulsa Accused Of Pirating Footballers WICHITA FALLS, Tex.. Jan. 24. — (UPl -- Thunnon "Tugboat" Jones, athletic directof at Little Ifardin College, today chmged Tnl- ra University athletic officials with nttcmptlng to "pirate" three of his star football players. Jones said he was "fighting mad" n t reports Ihut Tulsa representatives had made on-thc- campus offers to three members of i last year's Hnrdin team. For Pictures You Will Be Glad to Show Your Friends VISIT MASON'S STUDIO 320 So. Lake St. CORRECTION STEAK In Our Yesterday's Ad Top Quality Was Advertised Pound 29 This should have read STEAK Lh . HENRY'S MKT. 309 N. 6fh St. Phone 2003 in traditional styles by McCurrach $1.50 -$5.00 I'Voin a vast collection of Golden Iv0|> slripings and figured design.; lh;it arc woven by iUcCurrnch, O | fine rayon. Included nro cUiK.sics in t«'o and three lone combination^ in neat. Koularris. Golden Foulard, OtciigaiT.v Homespun, Crystal Foulard, Golden Tweed, Sandrift, and many" other styles now await vour selection here. Xeat patterns are a McCurrach specialty the year round' Ask For Them by Name If It's For A Man, MEAD'S Will Wore It 111 MAIM New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVIiRV NIGHT ^J Matinee Salurday & Sunda<~ Bon Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sa(.-Su;i. 1 p.m. Cont Khuwl nj Friday. "Banjo on My Knee" wilh Joel .Mct'rca, Barlura Staiitvytk Alsi) Short Subjects Saturday 'Fighf-ing Frontiersman' wilh C'lnirlcs Hlarrclt Selected Shnrls SATURDAY OWL SHOW "Nothing But Trouble" willi Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy Also Short Subjecls RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday and Saturday "HAWNTED RANGE" with The Uan^e ISustcrs Cartoon and Chapter 7 of '"farm's Black Whip" SATURDAY OWt SHOW "The Missing Lady" with IIC Richmond as "The Slr.ulow' Also Cartoon Open 6:30 p.m.; Show BUrU 7 p.» Friday and Saturday "Colorado Serenade" with Kililic Dean «nri l,nl:i ^h Serial: "Son of the <:u;<rdsin,ii\^ Also c:iorts SAT. MIDNIGHT SHOW "In Fast Company" wilh Thc IttHvcry Hoys Selected Short Subjccls CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" WEEKDAY* Box Office Opens B:45 p.m. Show olarU 7:M p.m. Friday and Saturday • "Code of thc Prairie" with Sunset t'arsan and Smiley Kurnellc as Kroff New Serial: "Black Arrow" dipt. I Also Cartoon SATIJIIDAY OWL SHOW Slarls 11:00 p.m. "THE SPIDER." wilh •Tolin Harvey ami V a y C siarlow ocria!: "Monster and lhc Ape" Chapter 1 Also Cartoon

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