The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 29, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 29, 1947
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">>r- , • , PAGE SIX BLYTJIEVILLE (ARK.)' COUKIEtt NEWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1947 Chicks And Girls, Too, Win Polio Benefit Cage Games The Chicks added victory number 10 to the season's* record last night when they downed Hayti, Jlo., cagemcn by a 31 to 27 count in a March of Dimes Benefit Kitmc on the high school court. + " In a- close curtain-raiser, the cni j 0 [ on jy 0 | )0 period. The local Bjytheville Girls nosed out the H»ytl Girls 24 to 22. ' Receipts from the double bill •dded $485.20 to the 'March of fcbncs iiollo relief campaign funa.- both girls struck a two-point lead early and were In front of a 0-4 count when the first o.uarler ended. Both sextets lilt llic wicker for six tallies in the second period and the half ciulcd 12 to 10 for the Chick six. The locals pushed ahead While not a »Iasl quints played a steady game last i by five points In the third stanza night that reached its hardest- and finished Ihc quarter with an 18 lought period In the ttual quarter. H»j'M kept its first tcmii in iVV IHrdughout, substituting only one man. 'The visitors drew first blood and he!<i a brief lead in the opening 'minutes of the game as Clawson. Heytl guard, tipped In two set-up shots. Caldwell started the ball r6)llng for the Chicks with n set- Up and from Ihcn on the Chicks worked steadily to a 11 to 6 first period lead. '.Though showing signs of an organized offense in working the ball around the outside, the Haytl qiiint was cautious about breakinx lor tbe hoop and the Chicks were ready for them. An evenly played, back-and- loiih second period netted seven more markers for the Chicks and live for Haytl and save the locals widest margin of Ihc game ns the half ended 18 to 11. llayti Tiles for Comeback The Hayti quint bore down In the third stanza in nn effort to cut the Chick lead. Stafford sunk the only two points for the Chicks : in that period while forward owin pot a field goal and guard Nelson ptit through a floor shot and a tree toss for Hnyli. . In the final and fastest qunrlcr of the tilt, both squads began working hard to get the most out 61 the last minutes of l>lay. Hnylt worked especially hard in a rally cjfort. In a fast-moving scoring race, both teams annexed 11 points but time ran out wltli the chicks _silll holding n four-point lead. •Dan Caldwcll, Chick forward, found the hoop for 12 points to tRka high-scoring honors, llaytt forward Gwin was runner-up with lilnc tallies. 'The girls moved through a close gnnic with the Blythevillc sextet's to 13 lead. The Haytl girls pressed the game in tlie finnl period find nearly ! made up the difference, coming [within two markers of the Chick girls' 2-i as the final whistle sound,«i. Hall star* for 1S.1I.S. j Ronnie Doll maintained her scor- j iiiK pace by annexing 1C points for the lilythcvllle girls. Nicholson was rumier-up as she dropped through 11 points for Ihe Hayll six. TJox scores follow: Hoys' Game . lllyllicvlllc Pos. KG P Player Stafford ... Cntdwcll ... Hardy Foster B. Elliott .. .Jernigan .. Mullen Hodge J. Elliott . Totals Player Gwin Wells ...... nettings .. Clawson .. Nelson t... Williams . Totals F C Ci O P V O G .... 13 . Haytl Pos. FG V P C G G P Fl- 1 0 o 2 2 0 31 TP 9 0 2 a 8 0 Papooses Win Over Gosnell By 36-24 Score In a repent performance, (he Papooses handed the Gosnell Jun- ors a 30 to 24 defeat last night on the Gosnell court. H was the second win of the season over Gosnell lor the Paps though the margin wasn't as wide that scored in the first meeting when the Pups took a long 45 to 28 win. Lnsl night's victory boosts ll;e paps' record to five wins in seven starts. The Paps took an early lead and were in command of the game throughout. By halflime. they were in front of a 22 to 12 count. Both squads tallied evenly the second half, slaying within point of each other In added scores each quarter. However, the opening load taken by the Paps stood and Gosnell couldn't close the gap. Count at Ihc end of the third period was 28 io 17 for the Paps. Pap center Wyatt annexed high- scoring honors as he hit the wicker for 19 points. Ward, Gosnell guard, was runner-up with tallies. Starting line-ups and box scores follow: J'aps (3fi) 1'os. loncycutt (10) F, )ccr (41 P. C. G. Ci. Sports Gambling Probe Gets 'Hot' Much-Wanted Suspect Slips Out of Sight; Sought in 48 States 13 27 (22) (11) lead exceeding two points at the I Fisher. ..... It 5 Otrls' Game TJlythevilie 241 Pos. Haytl B. Ball IB ---- P. Nicholson B. Wh'lumt .. P ____ phclon U0> Wilson (8) ... P ____ Phillips (1) Travis ....... G... . MeAiintilly E. Overman . . G ......... Powell Scay ......... G ........ shcltou Substitutions: niythcvllic — Wid- ne-r, W. Whisenhunt. Mann. Hayll — Martin. Nelson. Referees: C. j. Wilson and Ted Gamblers Endanger the Future Of College Sports Competition BY LEO H. VETERSEN (Unllcrl Press Sp.wts Writer) NEW YORK, Jan. 29. (UFl—TilC Sports gambling evil hns become so serious that it threatens the future of amateur and •professional athletics. That is the majority opinion ol sports editors and writers who Ual- -Ibted in a United Press poll on Sports gambling. "With professional football, boxing ana- in some instances, minor league baseball, facing the gravest .sports'- "crjsls'. since / pit -Blftck : ^ox sia'ii'aaif '5& riCr r Ve"ut'''6f' lrf6se"Vho professional performers. And once that happens again—like in the Brooklyn College baskclbiill Scandal—they fear it would mark beginning ol the end of Intercollegiate athletics as we have come to know them. Wyatt ilfl) ---- Dvokc ........ Donncr ...... institutions:, Gosiicll CM) Brown (5) Sellers (2) Lcdbettcr Ward UG> itarl (1) Paps— Berry. Cald- v.ell, Bunch, Pcrcllull 121, Phillips. Gosnell— 'Provost, Raspberry. Gann. Georgia Woman Golfer Loses to Girl From Ohio Browns Plan Baseball Farm At Pme 4 Bluff PINE BLUFF, Ark., Jan. W. — (UP)—The St. Louis Browns' minor league baseball farm will open here March 20. for approximately a one-month period, In accordance with an agreement signed yesterday by Pine Bluff Mayor Emniett Sunders and Rob'eft L. Finch, director of the Browns' minor league system. An estimated 300 players will be here for spring training. a nd a dozen exhibition games are Planned. The trainees will be housed tn barracks K t Grlrier Field, originally used for nlr force cadets. Of the eleven clubs in the system, the four that will definitely train here were announced as Elmira. N. Y., Glovei ville, ill., Springfield, III., nnd Aberdeen. S. Dak Others tentatively on the list arc Muskogcc. Okla., Pittsburgh, Knn.. Waiisau, Wis., Newark, O.. Hanni)al. Mo., MayHeld, Knn., and Vif ton Rouge, La. United Press Staff Corretipondmt NKW YORK, Jan. 29. (|jr»)_ Investigation of prize tights in which there was sudden fluctuation of the odds was ordered lodny by District Attorney Frank S. Jlugan who was stilt trying to loam who offered Rocky Grazlano (100,000 to 'take n dive." The New York State Athletic Commission was reported to be considering the cancellallo.i ol Gran/.liino's scheduled fight with Tony Zalc on March 21 for the middleweight championship of the world. Gran/.lano hns Ijcen ordered to appear for n hearing before State Boxing Commissioner Edward Egan Friday, llognn. leading the fnvcsllgnllon of both the attempted pro chiini- plonship football "fix" and the bribe offer to Grir/.lano, hail police flnc-toolh combing the town for suspicious characters. And because the "heat was' 1 on', several persons will) police records were reported to have departed] to cooler climates, notably Can-' a da. It was not revealed' which fights were under svirt'oiUii'icc, bill Hogan made it' plain that (Ills investigation would be a full-t'rers lone. He questioned a numbci' 01 persons yesterday, most of whom were believed to ho fricnrls r.i Graziano. Grazlano, who fought its way up from the East Side. •ulmlUcd that irmny of his longtime friends were gamblers ruin bookmakers. Sought in 48 Stales The principal manhunt was concentrated on David (Pete) Krakauer, who was indicted Monclti) by a grand jury In comifplion with the attempted football "Six" and who is now the object of a48- statc alarm. His disappearance was a source of embarrassment to police, v;ho had kept n close wiitch on Ins movements since Dec. 14 whci the football plot was revealed. Police dkl not have sut'icicni evidence to arrest Krakauor :i'iiti: Alvin J. Paris. Ihe nroiuwsij playboy found guilty of attempting to bribe two New York Giant football players, implicated lilin. Paris also gave the district- ;attorney's office information whii'h prompted the indictment of Harvey Stcinmer and Jerry Zarowilz as parties to the football. "lix". that never came off. [ Hogan's office said throughout; the trial of Paris and Ihe ihvcs:i-' gallon \vhiuh preceded it, that 'Krnkauer was where, he cnuld. be reached at a moment's notice." All three men. Stcrnm?!-, Zaro- wltz. and Krnkauer were charged with two counts of bribe-ly one of conspiracy. Gosnell Pirates And Piratettes Win Over Steele Gosnell Pirates and Plratctles dropped two Barnes to Stcelc, Mo., cagers last night on the Gosnell hardwood, tlie boys succumbing to ii 42 to 35 loss and tlic girls los- i;ig by « narrow 37 to 35 count. Gosnell Junior cagers play again tonight when they stage a double bill with Lcachvillc Junior Boys Lind Girls teams on Uie Gosnell court beginning at 1:15. Tlie Pirates held a slim lead through three quarters last night until a last pcilod rally by tho Bulldogs took the name. Gosnell topped a 15'to H halltinic score and still 'led 26 to 25 nt the end of the third period. The Bulldogs launched a heavy Littack in the' (oui'th stanza to cash In 17 mni'kcrs and con a six-point victory . Bulldog guard Black\vell led scoring with 14 points. Pirate forward Hiirris followed with 10 markers. Swain and white of Gosnell and Burton of Stcelc tullied nine each. Tlic girls' .squads turned out another close game with the Piratettes lagging only one point at the hair and catching up with the Steele sextet in the third period for a 2f>-'te tic. Southern o! Steeln amassed 'Xi points to lend scoring, followed by Bcvill of Gosnell with 16. Starting line-ups and box scores 'ollow: Boys' Game Ruth Still in Hospital NEW YOUK. Jan. 29.— (UP) — liabe nulh's condition was described as "good'.' today by French Hospital authorities, who said that the former New York Yankee outfield- | cr had spent a restful night. [ Baseball's home run king was admitted to the hospital NOV. 20 and underwent a delicate neck operation Jan. 6. Hospital officials still said they had no idea when Ruth might be released. fnnis Signs With Phillies NBW YORK, Jan. 59.—(UP) — Holdout Del Eimls, apparently "sine a pen that wrote under hot water, was out of the Philadelphia Phillies' dog-house today after signing up for 1047 along with Knnls, Ihe kid star of°19<H>r who generally was recognized ns "rookie of the year," was expected to he Joined shortly by f*o other players. Pete Reiser of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Ted Williams of thn Boston Red Sox, whose owners had feared they would be "difficult" i" getting on the salary line. Read Courier News Want Ads. Rich Purses To Be Offered At Spa Track HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Jan. 29. fU.P.J — fiecord purses in .'acing money will be paid out during the 30-day spring racing meet at Oaklawn Park that begins hero Feb. 24. A total of $385.000 will So to winners in the events, accoioing to Racing Secretary Ecgcne Urn::. Included among the j)tiis-:y; will be the Arkansas Derby aw.trd r>: $10.000 added, the race dc.scvibca us a mile and one-half fuilor.g event for three-year-olds. 'The Derby will be run March 23, the final day of the meet. The McLaughlin inaugural Handicap, main event on the open I in day, has a purse of Sl,:)00. Local & Long Distance Moving Oootp«tent Help »nd •qnlpmant. Adfl quatel? Insured Contract Hftultag and M|BC. Services. Horn* Sarvlca * Storac* Oo. I'bon« 2801 (Josncll (30) Pus. Strcle («> Harris (10) ...P Lewis (-1) Cald'.'.'cll P Burden 18) Stt-nln (D) C Burton (S) White (9) G. . Yarbrough (61 Pcikins (8) .,..G. . .'Blackwell (14) Substitutions: Gosnell — Ford, Jsvckson, Rosens, sieele—Cook, Rus ing, Chandler. Girls' Game Oosncll (35) I'os. Sieele (37) Qiimes (14) ...F. ..Southern (22) Bcvill (16) P. .Christian (11) Wisdom (5) ...F. ..Niimbcrly (4) Brown G Ovcret Bright G Campbell Colin G Howcll Substitutions: Gosnell — Jackson, Donnc-r, Cain. Stcelc—Prince, Burton, Lewis, Owen. participated in the that the increase poH agreed in gambling threatens the very foundations ot Intercollegiate sports ns well ns professional athletics. Forty-five per cent dissented. Most of those in the majority felt, however, that the situation could be saved if immediate and definite action were taken to cure the big-time gamblers and thci: . syndicates. Failing to move now, they .contended, would soon taring oh cnrl to the- now "golden era" of sports. They also believe that the anti-gambling crusade of the national Collegiate Athletic tesocialion. the new powers granted Commissioner •Bert Bell of the National Football •League and the various bribery bills which have been introduced in Congress and various state legislatures are a step in tlic right direction. The 55 per cent agreed that MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 29.—(UP) — Peggy Kirk ot Findlay, O., who came South for revenge, went into the second round of the Dohcrty Cup women's match piny golf meet with a full measure of It tcdsy, after elmiinating Louise Suggs, the girl who beat her two years In a ro-.v In the finnl round. Miss Kirk, scoring the first upset of the tournament, defeated Miss Suggs, the defending cha-,-1- pion from Llthla Springs. Ga., 2 and 1. The well earned victory established Miss Kirk as n co-favorite to win the meet with the tournament medalist, 'Mrs. Babe Dldrick- «m Zaharias of Cripple Crcc-k. Colo., who moved up with nn easy •1 and 3 victory over Rosanit Shaffer of Toledo, o. Mrs. 'Zaharias came within one stroke of the men's record with her first rounc medal score of GB. ami Osceola Cagers Split Twin Bill With Wilson the speed in cuibing gambling was cs- ., ~ ~ sential or the situation will bo- /VlOrtOn TO r. fn. I. come so far out of hand that any remedial measures may be too late.] BATON flOUGE. Ln.. Jan. 29. — The big danger that they see at (UP> — A. W. Morton, backfield present is the posai'oilitj- that tile conch at Louisiana state who is •gamblers may soon "get" to col-l credited with the development of lege players as they have to the'Army's great fullback, Felix (Doc) Osceola cagers split a double bill with Wilson squads last night at Wilson as the Uost sextet look a 23 to 10 victory but dropped boys' tilt by a 32 to 17 count. The Osrtola quint's win came in the last, half ns it worked from a ticd-i.j, H-U halfltmc count. Hole. Wilson center, wa s high-scorer with 17 poinls, followed by Wiseman, Osceola center, with 12. '* obblns ° f Osccola and Lear of Wilson shared high-scoring honors for (he girls, hilling the wicker «,n U Po! " ls "P'^e. McAffec or Wilson was runner-up with 10. The oceans of the earth contain enough salt «, form a pyramid high'!'" " lc bilsc aml 23 ° inlles Cvangcline League Proxy Ca//s Directors' Meeting OPKLOUSAS. La.. Jan. 29. fUP) I—The firing of five Evangcllne^ j League players from organized 'raseball was expected to tie the very important" business which; J. Walter Morris, league president, will discuss with loop directors at mooting here tomorrow. Morris didn't indicate in his letters to the directors why he was culling the meeting, but to wns tissumcd the Evangelinc League had been badly shaken following retiring minor league president W. G. Brainhnm's decision on the live players who allegedly failed to ic- port they had been approached l.y gamblers during the ID'IG season. The meeting tomorrow was expected to decide whether ciynl or ten teams would start the 1W season, and also go into schedule dctals. coto SUFFERERS! "~vy^s/*~-vx— 666 SNAPS '(NTOACT'ONf, STARTS RELIEF' (NJUST6 SECONDS! 666 EASES THESE 6 COLD MISERIES QUICK! 1. Headache. 2. "Sluflfcd-up" Nose. 3. Minor Throat Irritation. 4. Cough Due to a Cold. 5. "All-Over" Muscular Aches. U. "Choked-up" Keeling 1 . Don't take chances with a coUll At the very first sniffle, ask your druggist for instant-acting GGG — start pettinp blessed relief from all six ot your cold's most troublesome miser* cs ' n just 6.seconds! No wonder that, ^ n ^ years, 7iii/lio7i3 have turned to famous prescription-ty^Q CCG1* Try itl^Cautioti; Take only as directed. COLD PREPARATIONS Tablets or Liquid 666 ATTENTION ALL VETERANS! Tlicro will be a special meeting Thursday, J;ui. 30lh, at the courthouse, Blylheville, Arkan.siis. This nicctIIIH: is being held to enlighten the general public as well as veterans on the veteran's legislative program. 1( iu imperative that you bring as many non-vets as possible,, especially members of your own family. BRING THE FAMILY Ji. 1*. Envin, in charge of arrangements, will have as it guest speaker, Joe A. Ilaynes, National Extension Officer from Kansas City and Washington, D. C.- Mr. Haynes will outline provisions of the adjusted service pay acf, the G. I. Hill for Arkansas veterans and other legislative hills now pending. Fred" 1C. Manasco, V. F. \V. Arkansas Department Chief of Staff, from Little Rock,will also speak. 7:30 P.M. THURSDAY JANUARY 30th. VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS COURTHOUSE % BLYTHEV1LLE, ARK. CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service We Buy anil Si'll GOOD USE!) CARS Bill Chamblln — I.ex Chamhlln Railroad & Ash St». I'hone 21!>5 Fiiilratiat si FARM LOANS J Low InUr«*t J Long Term V Fair Appraltal J Prompt Servic* RAY WORTHINGTON Serving This Settion tor Zl Vear.i 115 So. 3rd \ BlythevHIe, Al'k. TV. Pr.i..n>l l.wu,. c*mnn •r Tune in Prudential Program Sunday at 4 p.m. ovtr WKEC CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" WKRKDATB Box Office Opens 6:45 p.m. Show starts 7:M p.m. Wednesday & Thursday ; "SHOCK" ' willi .Lyii Bari and Hence' Curson ; Serial: "Phantom Itiiicr" (,'liapt. 1 Also Shorts hc Ulanchard. sa id today I»B immediately to lake over his aT V J 0b f hcotl C0ilcl1 °f '°°<uall nl_Vlr B inl n Military Institute. Prompt, Long-l«t!nr R«lle» for MUSCULAR ACHES-PAINS Help. Break Op Panful Surface Cong«itwn, Tool^ OP1NINGS NOW FOR PICKED MEM 1 GOOD PAY AND EXPENSES K you can measure up Jo the standards of the peacetime Regular 'Army, you now have an unusual opportunity. By enlisting {or 3 years you can choose one of the famous/fighting divisions now on occupation duty in Japan and" Korea. i The divisions, in which you can enlist include such outstanding units •s the 1st Cavalry Division, 6th Infantry Division, 7th Infantry Division, •84th Infantrv Division and 25th Infantry Division, each of which had • great battle record during the war. : After initial training in the U. S., you can join the unit of your choice and tale part in the interesting worlt of maintaining a just j Macs in the Far East. You'll Tiave tho advantage of 20% extra pay ' .for overseas service. Starting base pay for a Private overseas is $90 month in addition tr> food, clothing, good quarters, medical and IK t , care. And you'l! enjoy excellsnt living conditions, plenty of «miHeemg, sports and recreation, and the satisfaction of doing yofth-while job. Enlistments open to men 18 to 34, inclusive (17 with •ftnnti consent). Get full details at U. S. Army Rocruiting Station— 115 N. 2nd Street, Jr. Chamber of Commerce IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR ANNUAL POLICY New Theater,, Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Dajs 7:00 p.m. Kat.-Snn. 1 p.m. ConL Shnwlni Wednesday & Thursday "Out California Way" tin Technicolor) with Mon(c Hale Short Subjects mtgeiiwfy (y& will be closed all day FRIDAY, IAN. 31 In order to take Inventory 5 RITZ» THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "Practically Yours" with ClilllilcUc C'olbcrl, Frnl MacMlirriiy News and Comedy WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY FRIDAY, JAN. 31 FOR THE PURPOSE OF TAKING INVENTORY Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Start* 7 pjgt Wednesday & Thursday "SWING PARADE" with ('•alp. Storm, Vhil Kenan N'cws of the Day and Shorts

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