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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY- 27, 1947 Teams Aid Polio Campaign ; Four Benefit Gomes ; Scheduled Here for I Tonight and Tuesday * Four basketball- games will- be staged tonight and tomorrow night in* the Blytheville High School gym for the. benefit of the March of Dimes po'Io relief drive. The first pair ot lilts will feature a doubjeheader:lonigTit, between.four Independent if squads. . toy • Elpli C\>e_vro)st cagemcn will tangle with the Manila Independent ions and the Fltzpatrick Jewelers will meet 'the Oscebliv Independents. > Play will,'get underway at,7:30 During the games, for which no nd- 'mlssion Is charged, collections wUl be'taken up and the money obtnihec turned over to the March of Dimes campaign. The_Chick Senior isoys aim Girls teams will' be-host-'to Hayti. Mo. •S'^tomorrow,,,night in nilothei ^,. bejierirdouWo-ncnder. Price of admission will be 50 cenTs, and al gate receipts will go to the infiin- til£ j>araly^s campaign fund. Chicago Cards Sign Trippi Charley Trippi. former ."All-American from the University of Georgia, holds a football and checks his Jersey sbc while Chicago .Cardinnis owner. Charles Bidwcll, holds S100>000 contract which Trippi signed in Chicago. (NBA Tclcphoto.) . "to Play At/ssco County Quintet Seeking to further llielr record locate of eight wins in 10 Games, the, Manila High School Lions will meet Mississippi County cagers tonight on the Manila hardwood. gevision of the Manila High School Lions' cage schedule nn- no^nced by Coach Charles JollilT ;oifhy shows the following tills slat- play during the next three 29—Manila at Trumann.. 31—-Bay at ttftnlla. 3—Manilaffat Sliawhee. 7—TruiiiSnYi at- Ma'hilhi 11—Manli^ai,;Keise'y r '. 13—Luxora at Manila, 18—Manila at Bay. we^ks: \ & n ftb Feb. Eeb. This Keeps Up tight Fans May Assemble on Fairways PHOENIX, Aril, Jan. 27. (UP) 1 — CdibeU. clwirman of the . Tucson The. professional golfing circuit wr»« tournamcht committee and with threatened with more trouble today as Ben Hogan and company their golfing tools and headed lor the $10.000 Tucson oucn artel pro- amateur , tournament, Hogan of -Hershey, Pa., pocketed Biter Again the $2,500 first prize money of I li phoenix cpsn att'er ',>. last ditch battle with Lloyd Mangrur.i-:n the final rouhci yesterday. Trouble- threatened wi-.en D1;Kl Metz, the Wi:hita, ICar,., pro who recently threw a uncli al Ki'cd, C-^U/a/Hi I loc i I -Jl_l H-UU I CTD Metz "Monday or Tuesday. He refused to predict the outcome of the'meeting buU-said, "11 Metz continues to.create confusion ami dissension' among the players and sponsors, the players committee may be forced to place nim on tin Inactive ba<jis fbr a ;luch longer period." , . ",•'.. i; s :'•. "-1 Coi NEW YtiRK, Jan. 27. (UP)— Babe RuTh was reported "improving" to- dajr. by French Hospttnl officials, wlj» said that the former home run klflt of 'the New York Ya'nkces hnd suf|cred a "slight relapse" over the woikend. 3! River Deterrnineil Tax T^he tax rate for Egyptians at one "nw was determined by the rise ofthe Nile river. A great, rise rcoran, tournament director the Professional Golfers Aswci.v -.-..i tion, announced he would play at |.|TI6 Tucson' despite PDA cbjcctions. Dick Metz, was barred from pliiy in the Poenix and Tucson lourneys LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 27. (UPJ-Four of the five title events . , illnl , ...^ ,„„ „„„ m*gnt bountiful crops, arid this oh- j the back of the playi c.bjid the people to pay more tax- chairman George ! ... by the pdV players committee al-.o? the Arkansas Association of the ter he hit Cocoran during .the] Amateur Athletic Union will be held King Crosby open at Del Montei-liv Little.- Rack' this year. Sites Calif. -He 'cowed out at f'hccnlx were selecled In a pild-wlntcr scs- althOugh Invited to play by the ,51011 yesterday. _ . Thunderbirds, sponsors of tin toi:i'-| Dates for the events are: nament. Now alclz ,has been participate in the Tucson matches and has "accepted. That has the hair bristllnf on ' nounccc.' he would Boxing tournament—March 10-20 invited 'to'with finals March 28. Men's basketball—March D-12. Women's basketball—Feb. 10-14. Swimming—Date not set. ers copunittee. -The wrestling: meet was tenta- SchnciteV an- lively awarded to El Dorado on meet with Hi April 3 to S. Grand Jury Gets Facts From Boxer New Gambling Scandal Looms in Mew York; Graziano to Testify. NEW YORK, Jnn. 27. (UP' — Ihomas "Rocky" Graziano, colorful challenger for I lie world uuddla- weisht boxing crown, was slated lor ii bout with the grand' today In nomieatlon wlth.n that big-time gamblers Wad tempted to "fix" his cancelled non: with' Cowboy- Ruben Shank .las month. The district attorney's disclcsur. Imt night that Gra/iano was Oe ing Investigated 'ourst like a mor lar shell in cauliflower canyon; lo never in the 27 years since tli "new" Madison Square Garden wa built had tin district... attornc yanked a garden .(lighter tmio. Hi carpet to probe a reported lix.' Moreover, men at the fight gH wen; just congratulating lliemielvc lhal Ilicir sport apparently !i» evaded scandals such a.s thnse that rocked the football and Uiis- 'ketball circuits. Had tlie invc-slization Involved 11 low-ranked ))iig, the (ll.-ir;la.surc .would have been less surprising; IBut Orazlano Is one of the gnrheV key performers, iHe is the "golden bay" who ranks secoflB only to 1 Joe Louis, heavyweight king, as a gate attraction. And only last Sept. 2Y he was a participant In the "fight, r>I the vear" with Tony Za!e, middleweight champion, before 3«,sv uins ... tafiHua Stadium. The fight iiiia.'r investigation the one that never came off—wa to have been ;his first bout alte being knocked out by Zale in Hi sixth round of (heir thrilling championship bnUle. He was matched with Shank of Denver, Colo,, for 10 rounds nt the Garden on Dec. 27. It was to have been n benefit lor the family of the late James •J. Johnston, veteran promoter and manager. On Dec. 24, Rocky with-1 dre*v -tram tlie bout because of a buck ailment. - District Attorney Frank S. Hogan and two aides in the racket bureau que/tioned Graziano 15 hours, from Saturday night until b a.m. Sunday, regarding the circumstances that promoted his cancellation 01 the shank bout. It was in connection with these circumstances Uiat the shaggy-haired, uncouth slUgger from Brooklyn was subpoenajEtiQ to appear before",the grand, jury. ;_^ dent Girls' squad meets the Mem- with th' Coca-Cola Bottlers oi his YWOA Hostesj sextet oh -a I Memphis. lame-cotir*. doub:c-tii:i that also I Manager Buddy Nichcls o; Kol- cnturos livs. K«iser Ugjs i» a tilt I s*r • has- announced UiaU "dth " 1(! Soys' and glri«' :.;an:s are seeking games with o'.her, squads oi this cc:clotv on a home-io-home basis. -•'Read Courier"jrtwi W»Dt Afls. CONGRATULATIONS! RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOH CO. All Mississippi County will be proud of Your New and Modern Plant The lumber and other building materials used in construction of this plant was furnished by the MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER CO. Independents at Keiser" To Play Jonesboro Stati? . Tile Keiser Independent quintet meets Arkansas State cagers ito- night In a return game on the Kciser hardwood. .. ... — The Keiscr five will be playini; lo avcjige, an 11-point defeat:hand- d^them by the St^te-.tepm-.carlier his season. Ten wins in 15 games n the Keiser record to date.il!f Friday night the Keiser Indepcn- AND OUR BEST WISHES TO THE RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY ON THE OPENING OF THEIR NEW HOME FOR THE FORD TRACTOR Open 6:30 p.m.; Sliow Start" y ».i» Last Tim* T«rlar ZIEGFELD FOLLIES" with An All Star Cast Selected Shorn Tuesday PAI- NlCiHT "Blondie's Lucky Day with einiy -SiiiBlclon and Arthur i.ultc Serial: ''Wliii Is Guilty'.'" Also Shorts CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So LittJe" WKEKOAYH Boi Offlcf Opens 8:45 p.m. Hbow atarU 7:00 p.in. W, L. ROPER Gen. Agent Last Time Today "THE DOUGH GIRLS" with ia'ck Carson, ami Ann Sheridan News and C'artotm OUR HEARTIEST COHGRATULATIONS To The RUSSELL ( .... PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY! We feel proud in having taken part in supplying the Russell Phil- iips Tractor Gomany with necessary parts and equipment so essential to their new home. We hope that the future will prove bright and profitable for the Tractor Company and the Ford Tractor in the many years to come! DOWDY AYCOGK 1'uenday Riders of Black Mountain with Tim Mc.C'oy Also Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NK1HT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Boi Opens Week I)ajs 7:00 p.m. 3at.-Sun. 1' p.m. Cont. Bhoi^inc Last Time Today "I've Always Loved You" (In Technicolor) Selected Short Subjects Ttlfcsctov ( Columbia I'icturc "Secret of the Whistler" witli \Variier Haxter Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. "AUTO PARTS AND EQUIPMENT 411 W. Ash St. Phone 484 Monday & Tuesday HAL WALL1S- producer of "Casablanca" "Love Letferi" and "Saratoga Trunk" now brings you "fhe Searching Wind", his most dramatic moliort picture. Prom Th« 5<K«!>M Brood«-oy Hoy by ' Ut,LI\NHELLMAN DUDLEY DIGGED • DOUGLAS DICK News * Corneas'