The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 25, 1947
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' EIGHT jckCagersWinUphiirBqttle felling Caruthersville f 26 to 79 In Fast Game in Missouri City Both'"A" and "B" squads fought uphill buttles last night to overtake two Caruthcrsvillc teams in the clyhi<* minutes* of both tilts. The "A" five rallied to a 2G to I'J win and the Bees finished with a 30 to 32 victory on the Wissoinians' court. After suffering n 68 to 22 trounc- A, I Ing bj the Chicks lost week, the /\tlQntQ Caruttwsvillc "A" quint came •terming back to very nearly achieve icvenge iu last'night's return game.' The Mlssourians got off to a fast start and concluded the opening quarter leading the Chicks by n Jong u to 3 count. Although they tightened ,their defenses in the »econd quarter and allowed the hosts' only two more markers, the Chicks fared no better than before «nd the half ended at 13 to a. A strcns second hair rally by the Chicks paid off ns they got down to'.buslness and gathered 23 points In the last two stanzas while holding the hosts to an nddltlonnl C. Despite their comeback, the game was in its last rive minutes before rlctory came to the chicks. Prcntls Jernlgan, Chick guard, annexed 10 points for high-scoring liohprs. Parkins, Caruthcrsvillc guard *as runner-up with eight. Juniors in Close Contest Last night's tilt was the second close contest between the Blythc- ville and Carulhcrsville Bees, with the latter also coming c ! 0se to revenge for their previous 29 to 24 defeat. Caruthersville also commanded this game and by halftlme ' - ' worked up a 22 to 15 mar-in .the Chick Bees. The battle continued close and strong until the game entered the final minutes, and the chicks bc- tan trailing less ind less. The Chicks snatched their win from the Missourians in the last two minutes when a field goal by Hardly «nd a gift shot by Caldwell sewed up the game. Stafford Lcaits in Points • Chick forwards Stafford and Caldwell took high-scoring honors »'Hh 15 and 14 tallies, respectively, Simmons, center, got ci<*ht for Caruthersville. t .Starting line-ups and box scores lollow; ; 'A-Team Game P!-!?fc?.'<36>. Pos. C'vilJe (32) Stafford (15) . P... Bennett (U) . Murphy (5) Simmons <8) .. Hamby (3) Turnbow (4) had over Club Sends Two To Big League New Cork, Jan. 25. (U.P.)—-Four •oung players who are being :ountcd upon to rejuvenate Ihc New York olnnts next season were ill set as far as salary was cor.- :crncd today, making a total ol :9 men that last year's Nail anal ..eague tall-cndcrs have under con- ,ract. One of the new players, Lloyd Gcarhnrl. an outfielder up from Atlanta In the Southern A,sso''.:i- .lon, is a baseball rarity in Hint ic throws left-handed and l>^Ls Ight-handcrt Usually It's the other vay. The others to sign up wci'o out- ielder Al White from Toledo ot he American Association and >ilchers Woody Abernathy from Minneapolis and Earl McGovp.n roin AHanln. All are Vegnided ».s top prospccls with a chance PI iccoming regulars. White stole 3j >nses to pace the aAsoclatlon la:;t season while Genrhart led the Southern Association with 23. ThcJr .otai of 56 was more than the entire Giant team total of 4fi. Gosnell Cage Teams Win Over Luxora Caldwell (U) . p; Hardy (3) .. C; B.:Elliott. (2). _G. : •Substitutions: 'Blythevlile — p. Jernigan (2); Mullen, Hodge, Tray- k>r..:J., Elliott. Caruthersville—Patterson (I). ' .', B-Tcam Game Chicks (26) Pos. C'ville (19) Gentry (4) ] .F'.'."" Trc'eco n5 Hodge. (5) ... c GrcBor J. Elliott (7) . G....;./ Acuff (4 , f.^Jigan (10) G..... parkins (8) Substitutions: Blythcville — Du clos,. Fitzhugh. slwon. Caruthers Vitle-Taylor, Allen:(2), Arkansas Man Leads OfH^mte/s - -3PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 25. (UP)II .will be the Arkansas Traveler E. J. (Dutch) Harrison of Little Rock, against the field today In the- second round of the S10,WJ Phoenix open tournament. The field was made up of 24 par busters al] within shooting distan of Harrison who, playing out York, pa., y Cs t cr d a y caVt jed an op cnlng day round o[ G5—six under par, An unwieldy field of more thaiv 180 was cut to the low 120 professionals and amateurs yesterday having qualifying cards o f 17 or less However, 40 players were marooned by darkness and failed to mush last night. Except for Speed, Football Has Changed Little in 40 Years Gosnell High School cagcrs won two out of three last night on the Gosnell court. The Pirates copped . 49 to 35 win over Luxorn. the Pirntctlcs nosed out Luxorn Girls 3B to 37 find Gosnell Junior Girls went down before a Luxorn Junior sextet 21 to 19. The pirates Kept a safe lead throughout, leading 32 to 18 nt intermission. Layel, Luxora forward, topped scoring with 20 points. Pirate forward Harris was just a pace behind with 19 tallies. Though they managed to keep a narrow lead, the Piratettes were closely pursued through their game by the Luxorn six. Gosnell led 19 to 17 at halftlmc. Grny of Luxora led with 19 points and Bevill added 18 to the Gosnell score, followed by teammate Grimes with 15. In another close contest, the Junior Cilrls from Gosncli had victory wrested from them in the final period. Leading 13 to 7 at halftime, the Gosnell lead slowed to 15-14 at the end of the third stanza. Box scores follow: Senior Boys Gosnell (40) Pos. Luxora (35) Harris (10) .. F Laycl. (20) White (16) .. P.. G. Hanna (2) Swain (9) ... c spicer (2) Perkins (5) .. G Canner (7) ForiJ '• G.. c. Hanna (0) Senior Girls Gosnell (38) Pos. Luxora (37) Grimes 15) ... F.. Garrison (141 Bcvlli (18, ... p Oray (10) Wisdom (5) ..p. Richardson (4) Brown G . pm s f^n G...;;;;"; scx \ on Bright •• G Stanficld % U. of A. Cagcrs Gloomy n After Loss of Two Games FAYETTEVILLE. Art;., j an . - 2 . UP)—'Hie Arkansas Haiorback >ok a gloomy view of their cham lionship chances today, following heir second straight non-conic nee loss last night and an annou Football Playoff Policy for 1947 Again Debated , ROCK, Ark., Jan. 24. un>)-Reshuffling the present football playoff sy s t cm In Arkansas •was nigh on the agenda of the •Arkansas Athletic Association ''at its meeting here this afternoon. Only football business will be considered, according to <AAA Executive Secretary Johnnie Burnett FARM LOANS / Low InUrMt v / Long Term / Fair Appraisal V Prompt StniM RAY WORTHINGTON To Wrestle With Alligator BLYTJIEVILLE (ARK.Y COURIER NEWS Wooclvrortli of Silver Springs. Fla., will tangle with nu amphibious janent Monday night nt the Legion Aremi here. Brijf.-Gen. John Kcetl Kilpntrick, president of Mailisun Square Garden, was Yale's All-America end In 1M3-10. By IIAltl'tV GRAYSON , fullback NBA Sports lidilor YORK— KNBA). NEW YORK— KNBA). — Brig.- Oen. John Heed Kilpatrick Is :• veteran of two Worlil Wnrs. He commanded the Newport Ne'.vs Port of Embarkation during the inst recent unpleasantness. RrlBiuller-Gcncrnl Kilpntrick !>?• came a director of the Mndison Equiiro Garden Corporation in 192'i, its president in 1933. is curreniiy planning a new 520,000.000 Garden. He is n bank trustee, president of New York's West Side Chamber of Commerce, chatrnvi" of the New York Cancer Committee, owns stock in the professional football Philadelphia Eagles. But KUpatric'k would much prefer to talk of Yale's unbeaten !ooL- bali teams ot 1S08-09, for .vhich he played left end. The 1909 team was unscorecl on. No team got the bull past its 25-yard line. Kilpntrick, who came from New York's East 90's and attcnd- Andovcr, was n Walter Camp All- America in 1909-10. A tailback as a freshman. Kilpntrick captained the Eli track team and his football teammates included the immortal Ted Coy. "Outside of the fact that It has speeded up," says Kil|»trlck. "football hasn't changed in -10 years. The technique hasn't changed a bit. Howard Jones taught us the same stuff he drilled into Southern California players. \Ve did everything they do today even to building better mousetraps. "Players carrying out secondary assignments is perhaps the biggest difference. They liked me at Yale because after taking care of ,-iiy first job, I went <io\vn'to take pjis a defensive back, if a play went the other way when I played, the other side of the line loafed. Players would be benched today for d:>- ini? what some of us did in the old days. "Hut Yale was running from the T and employing flankers when Lonnie Stagg left in 1889." Pictures decorating the wa|ls make Brlg.-Gcn. John Reed Kll- patrick's oflicc on the sixth floor of the Garden look like B scc'x™ of the Yale trophy room. Football is a great game. They never grow old in it. Look at Amos Alonzo Stagg. cmcnt that one of their stars ma. out most of the remainder Jt he season. The University ot Arkansas 105 o Oklahoma A. and M. College a Oklahoma City in an overtime Oatle. « to 44. It was announced here Chat an bow injury suffered Wednesday light by porker Guard Mclvin Mc- Oaha may keep him out of action until the final games of the season. The Razorbacfcs meet Arkansas itatc Teachers in a non-conference game next Friday at Fayctte- ville before resuming the loop wars Tarheel Swimmers Win ATHENS. Ga.. Jan. 25. iUP> — The powerful North Carolina Tar- heels defeated Georgia's first swimming team in five years 55 to J'J last night. North Carolina garnered eight first places to the Bulldogs one, with Kelley leading the invaders with brilliant performances in the 300 yard medley relay and 150 yard backstroke. This ten points paced the .scoring. Stayer Suspect. Denies Murdering Elderly Man PAYETTEVILLE, ArV... Jan. 25. (UP)—A 26-year-old Sprinpdale, Ark., laborer. Tray Lcc Dclancy. was held without bond in Washins- ton County Jail here today tacu<s the following week. The next conference garnr* arc with Eiaylor University at Fayettc- ville Feb. 7 and 8. Mauricllo Optimistic tr DETROIT, Jan. 25. IUP(—Tarn Manriello, Ute Bronx barkeep blithely dared lightning io strike twice today when he 'llally predicted "I'll be fighting Joe Loui: ayaiti next June." Dimple-faced Maunelto scored a technical knockout over John Til mas of Ft. Lauderdalc, Fla.. last night In two rounds at the Olympi Stadium. The bout, his second sine Louis socked him to sleep In th second round of their -hcavyivelgh title fight late last Summer, seemed to give him a new lease on life first degree murder charges in con ncction with the brutal murder las week of a 75-year-old cemetery caretaker. Delancy. who has disclaimed all knowledge of the fatal beating ol David Gaugh. was returned here from Boonc County yesterday at noon by Boonc County Sheriff Koy Johnson. Meroney Books Mat Newcomer Tussle With 'Gator Scheduled as Added Attraction for Fans This week's tag match will lea- lure a newcomer and an unusual idded attraction as Jack Welch met Roy Welch battle Al Galcnlo and Stocky Knellsen Monday night -71 the Legion Arena mat. Added as a special feature will ; a wrestling bout between a man and an alligator. Gil Woodworth, otherwise known as the nep- tile Man, will tangle with u specl- nan from his Silver Springs, f'la., illlgator and snake farm. This iout will follow the tag match. Newcomer to :nc Arena Is Al alcnlo, who makes his grappling debut here Monday 'night. Galcnto, •ho stands at six feet and weighs •i at about 200 pounds, is touted to tin fast and aggressive. An all- iround wrestler, Galento is said to s chiefly a scientific wrestler, it its opponents will let him. Working with Galcnto will be the aptly-named' Stocky Kncilscn, ippeiuing lor his second work-out ncre in four years, who prelers rough and tumble operations. Jack and Roy Welch are essentially opposttes in their wrestling styles. Jack Is a consistently scientific grapplcr but Roy can be counted on to try anythina once The preliminary bout* Monday ght will In all likelihood be two very SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 104-; Razorbacks Lose Overtime Tilt 49 to 44 OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla , Jan. 25. (UP>—11 took all that Oklahoma A and M College had last night to beat u determined band of Arkansas narorbacks from Fayeltc- ville. 49 to 44, in their non-con- -erencc basketball game before a crowd of more than 4,000. The game went into an overtime period with the score tied at Mall. Trustees had agreed to the move, effective at the end of this month. In accordance with Dr. Harding's resignation, board chairman Herbert Thomas nnnounccci a three- man faculty steering committee to guide the University's administration until the recently-appointed president, Dr. Lewis WcBster Jones of •Bennington, Vt., assumes his duties sometime before Sept. 1. Tiie committee, a,s announced by Thomas, will include Dean U. 1 J . Stockcr ot the College of Engineer- Ing; Dean Robert A .Leilar, head of the School of Law. and Dean Paul w. Milan of the College ol Business Administration. CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Co$«» So Little" WEEKDAY* Box Office Opens 6:45 p.m. Bhow etarte 7:M pja. As early as The Rnzorbacks were sparked oy !°,J"J 1 'P fu '.. 011 the sterling play of their all-Amer-l l ' !l< ?- 20s tlle V 1904 bumpers began automobiles. By the were on both fron --•- •***.>,,»£ j/iiv}' ui ineir aii-rtnici- r , -" ----- ~*« «—».. ..v..« lean candidate, Alvin Williams, who 11 " 1 " .'F 1 . 1 '' alld b >' the 3 °' s lh °y WCI ' C scored 22 points Williams went out 4 on persona fouls with three minutes remaining in the overtime period. It was one of his 10 out of 14 free throws whlok tied the game, forcing it into overmne. A. L. Bennett and Joe Bradley starred for the Aggies and shaven the team's high score honors at 12 each. This was the 14th win against two losses for Coach Henry Iba's strong Aggies from Stihvater, Okla I hey lost by narrow margins to St. Louis and Long Island Universities. Dr. Harding Speeds Plans for Retirement I considered an integral part of l vehicle. ,i*. the Last Time Today "Code of the Prairie" with iunsct Carson and Smili-y Burlicltc as Frog New Serial: "Black Arrow" CJipf. 1 Also Cartoon " t-v WASHER SERVICE Phillip Fre! •eiu 01«ti«jr», fant, Iroai mmt BK ADAMS"APPLIANCE CO., inc. r>em* «im It) M(r. I09-U8 «. M»L FAY'ETTEVILLE (UP)—Dr. A. M. Ark.. Jan. 25. Harding toclay . ^ •"" v..~. mal retirement from tiir ariini/ KI jTw a M'' 5 ,' '.T' Galcn -!" rcsi ' ! ency of the Uuivmay ol dean-breaking pcctcd. match may be ex- ment yesterday that the Board ol On the other hand, when Kneil- ?) ifl - !!is i>0(1 J' w«s recovered from sen and Roy Welch get together waters of Dale -Hollow Lake. In the other prelim bout, a rough and tumble skirmish is in the cards. Manila Lions Defeat Boys From Osceola Manila high • school quints split double oill with two Osceola teams in the Manila gy m last night. The Lions coasted to an easy, 43-19 victory over the Seminolcs while the Osceoia girls swamped tlie 'Lionesses 35 to'19. It was the fourth consecutive win for the Lions and 'brought re-' vcnge for the early season loss to -he Seminoles by a one-point margin. Manila substitutes played most of the second half. [ Manila took a commanding lead i the second quarter and was never in danger thereafter. Mooley, Manila center, was high scorer for the Lions with 10 points. 'Sha- neyfclt, Scminole forward, led his team with 12 .points. The Manila hoopstcrs, who have allowed opponents an average ol only night points per game, hdcr the Osceolans to four fieTd goals last night. The girls' till was a,walk-away for the Osccola sextet and from open to close their victory was never in doubt. Robbins. Osceola girls' marksman, rolled up 16 tallies for high-scoring honors. Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Size T. 1. MABRY 123 MISSOURI ST. PH. 3637 CALL "CM" FOR everything in Open 6:30 p.m.; Show HUrti 7 p.» Last Time Today "Colorado Serenade" with Kddie Dean and I.oln Serial: "Son of Die Guardsman" Also nnorts SAT. MIUMGHT SHOW Starts 10:45 p.m. "In Fash Company" with The Ilowery Boys Selected Short Subjects Park Night CELINA, Tenn., Jan. (UP) — Joe Hunter and his companion Clay Conr.ty Schools Sllpt. W T. Cherry, sat down in the fopgv darkness last night to wait until ^heir dogs .picked up the trail of a raccoon. Hunter started to rise to reach for a lantern. He stumbled and tell to his deatli over a 175-foot Local & Long Distance Moving Ootnp,t.nt Help «nil .qnlpntont. AS«. J"5 iJ, In>Qrc <l Contr** HinUni »nd Mlic. 3«rTlco». Horn* S«rTlc« k 8tora» Oo. Thono 2801 UNITED INSURANCE • AGENCY ' ver Cun^H I KU ,.I. U *• __ A. F_ DIETRICH, Algr. Sunday and Monday "ZIEGFELD FOLLIES" with An All Star Cast Selected Shorts SATURDAY OWL SHOW Starts 11:00 p.m. "THE SPIDER." with John Harvey and I'ayo MarloMi: Serial: "Monster and the Ape" Chapter ?. Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday "THE DOUGH GIRLS" with Jack Carson and Ann Sheridan News and Cartoon New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Bo* Opens Week Days 7:<Ht p.m. Bat,-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Bbowtni Last Time Today "Fighting Frontiersmar^' .with Charles Sliirrett Selected Shorts SATURDAY OWL SHOW "Nothing But Trouble" with Stan Laurel ami Oliver Ilunly Also Short Subjects SUNDAY & MONDAY "I've Always Lovrad You" (In Technicolor) Selected Short Subjects PER TON ALABAMA RED ASH SAHARA COAL S9.75 per ton. Phone 551 E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. Section for Zt Xe, rs 115 So. 3rd ., HlylheTillt, Ark. . PrmdenlfcU S«nd»j at 4 p.m. ever WREC BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA LOWEST ADMISSION I'lllCK ANYWHKRK! Reserved Scats on S.ilc al the Legion Arena from G p. m. Kvcry Monday ADULTS ^1. r )c — CHILDREN tac Monday, Jan. 27 < Til * included) ' TiOX SKATS lf>c EXTRA SPECIAL CARD — MAN vs. ALLIGATOR RAS<t Al I fU ( Thc Kcplile Mini) WILL WRESTLE AN llVlia HLI.E.I1 ALLIGATOR IN THE RING! TAG MATCH AL GALENTO and STOCKY KNEILSEN versus ROY WELCH and JACK WELCH ALSO 2 7-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES AL GALENTO [ STOCKY KNEILSEN ^ JACK V WELCH ROY WELCH WATCH THIS PAPER! MONDAY, JAN. 27th FOR AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING THE WHEIl.-l.tSS • Ford Motor AND THE RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY DOUGLAS LAWSON, Mgr. BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark.'* Last Time Today "HAUNTED RANGE" with Tho Range Busters Cartoon and Chapter 7 of "Zorro's Black Whip" SATURDAY OWL SHOW "WHITE GORILLA" Saturday Owl Show with Ray Corrigan Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday k' Tuesday v HAL WALLIS- the producer of "Co wblanca", "Love letters" aod "Saratoga Trunk" now bring* you "Th» Scorching Wind", hit molt cframalic motion picture. Fcon T)i« SwceitM Broodwcy Pfa> by LILLIAN 1IELLM AN DUDLEY blGGl«.DOUGLAS DICK hr.upbrbi Lillian HcHman » HAL WALLIS p,.««*. News * Comedy

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