The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 1, 1947 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 1, 1947
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PAGE SIX BI.YTHEVILLE (ABg.) COURIER NEWS Jonesboro Hurricanes Win Over Chick Cagers 65 - 42 After • -i By;-A. A. FREDHICKSON Courier News Soorts Writer a nip-and-tuck first quarter, the Jonesboro YellOW JQCKet p. .A. rut Traded HiBPricane blow up, a scoring gale to take an unbeatable lead in the second stanza that swamped the Blytliovill'.; Chicks 65 to 42 last night on the Gold mid Black court. 11 inn 1 ^ nt Mnniln 1*<r fart-breaking Hurricanes'* „ I.YIVJIIIH.I BBoothly co-ordinated and deceptive ball-handling combined with deadly accuracy in finding the bijs- ket Bit a ragged chunk out of Chick victory chances as the talented Gotashirts shot ahead In the second quarter to nullify a slim Blythc- vllte lead and give them « healthy margin that held throughout the remaining periods. Although the Chicks played ban! and must hare worried the Cntghtad Couiitians as they bc- e*tnrd the Hurricane in the first period, they were up against a a^Vad f°° well-knit to success- f«Hy handle. .Battling players that were "naturals:, 1 at the game, the Chicks nonetheless displayed the same fighUng spirit they showed on ihc gridiron. Mb sooner had tall Hurricane center Nell Stallings copped the opening' tip-off than forward Charles Stephens Hipped the ball through from under the hoop for the first Jonwboro markers. Just ns swiftly the Chicks moved the ball down the court and Dan Caldwell countered With, the Chicks' first score. Chicks Ahead at End of Quarter The fast-moving basket race that followed found the Chicks on a polnt-for-point status with the Goldshlrts. When the first stanza the Chicks held a 15 to 14 ^;r,Tfce second quarter saw the Hur- '-f-TWUies loose a telling barrage of '~ ,i**r shots that swished steadily '.'ISftjugh the hoop for 23 tallies, In the first minutes of the stanza. Ihc Chicks stayed close behind but at mH-perlod the count stood at 27 *• I? for the Golden Hurricane. The Gold and Black defense clogged Chick scoring operations and many close shots missed by narrow margins. Jim Stafford flipped in a flbbi- shot and Caldwell and Freeman Jeimgan got charity tosses for the only four markers taken by the Chicks in this period. Jonesboro's agile ball handling kept them roll- Ing to a 37 to 19 halftlme with Jarncs Sloan, Tommy Murrey and Stephens sparking the hosts' scoring march, Continuing to command the game In the last half, the Hurricanes moved their lead up to a 23-point iriargm and kept it there the rest of the game, topping a 53 to 30 third period score. Their faster bre»k kept and several long heaves Inwa the field kept the Hurricanes roIBhg in the flnal quarter, played chiefly by Goldshirt reserves. Play got rougher as time slipped into the final minutes and Chick 8H«rd P. D. Foster and Hurricane sentinel Billy Johnson left the floor on fouls Jonesboro added five markers and the Chicks three to the mid-quarter 60 to 39 couiit before the final whistle blew. The Hurricanes also displayed Sharp aim from the foul line slnk- tng-nme of the 10 gift shots awarded them But on that count the Chicks weren't far behind, ganier- "*&&. o! "ttie.uv.i6 charity throws Sloan topped the Hurricane scoring list with 15 points although lion- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1947 Chick B Team Defeats Holland Bees Break Through Tight Defense to Win by 36-30 Margin The Chick Bees came from behind and blasted Holland defenses in the second half to win 3g to 30 last night on the Missouriajis* court as tlie Chick Girls were edged out 26 to 22 by the host sextet. The boys played a varying first half with the Holland quint trail- ins 8 to 7 at the cud of the first' period, then retaliating to hold t. 13 to 9 halfttme lead. Consistently faking through wide-open Holland zone defense, the ine«s dirt their damage hi the last half as they racked up 27 markers to the Hollanders' 17. Prenlh Jcrnignn, Chick forward, was on the receiving end of the break-through plays and tipped in 22 points in the second half. Ashfor Holland a 40 to 27 Chick Bees by Holland in the season's opening Tlie slronii Hay Yellow Jackets downed the Manila Lions 32 to 22 last night on the Manila hardwood, winning In the second half after being held by the Llor.s throughout the first stanzas. The'Bay Girls eked out ci 27 ID 20 win over tlie Manila Llonc*s<:s in another second-half victory. Manila kept the Yellow Jackets within bounds during the first hruf, leading a 7 to 6 first period count and remaining in front of n 12 to 7 halftinie score, nay retaliated in the third period and ran up a 23 to 1C score as their victory march, got underway. Moon, flay forward, led scorln: with 14 points' followed by Tlirei- keld, Manila guard with nine. The Lionesses buttled the Day Oil-Is to n 9-7 first quarter lend and held the- Invaders at halftlme by a narrow 13-12 count. The third i vcngc last night and repaid the ley was high-scorer with nine tallies. This win avenged trouncing given the game. 1!HS GIRLS DEFEATED The Holland Girls also got re- Meroney Books 3 Grapplers For Return Visits to Arena Promoter Mike Mcroney brings* back three Kiauplcrs long absent from Legion Arena matches to join Stocky Knellson In rounding out a rugged quartet for Monday night's tag match. Tommy Ward and Chris Belkas —1 team up to battle George Curtis and Stocky Knellsen In a match likely to take a number of different lunvs. Belkas returns Monday night for the first time since he was stationed at the Blylheville Army Air Field ns a {Staff Sergeant and wrestling instructor. A young, hefty wrestler, Belkas is viM acquainted with all Hie scientific aspects of grappling and generally sticks to those methods unless forced to stronger operations by rough and tumble opponents. He holds Beveral weight-lifting records and about a year ago finished a winning streak that brought htm 10 victories until it was ended by Roy Allen. Belkas. however, returned to defeat Allen at their next meeting. Belkas uses an open attack, flying tackles, kangaroo,kicks and similar large-scale maneuvers. Stocky Kncilssn will appear again Monday night In his third match here in as many weeks. The heavy Norwegian with the curly locks Is uy a narrow u-iii couni. inc tnini i VC-IIKU liiai, m^iii. «"" iepam tne. ^^i wi-gitm WILU LUC cuny IOCKS Is period saw the Hay sextet only two 32 to 24 loss they previously suf- aptly named and throws his bulk fered lit the hands of the Chick around In straight rough and turn- Gill's. With both teams Playing a blc tactics. points in the lead and the close contest continued through the llnal seconds. Cochran of Bay tallied 17 points to lead scoring and Pierce of Manila followed with 11. Hniik Greenberg. Imrd-hiUing first baseman of the Detroit Tigers, relaxes in New York Gi'.y with his big (log after being triid- cd to the Pittsburgh Pirates for "a sizeable sum." (NEA Telcphol >.) ors were scattered with Stephens moul h to Players, startin: and Murrey .hitting the wicker for , l' l!>vcr 's 50th birthday, si; 12-each and Stallings annexing 11 I P ellsi °» won! • • - ' ' Jake Holman, however, with his' lc "Sth of his trick passing and all-Yound floor work was the Hurricane Unnd-out as much as one out of five good players can be called outstanding. 'Stafford Heads Chick Scoring Ball Players' Pension Plan Gets Attention NEW YORK. Feb. 1. — I.UP) — The major baseball leagues, which successfully resisted unionization last summer, were expected to vole today for many of the things the guild sought—pension plans, bonus agreements and increased world series money. The National League and American League met in separate sessions yesterday and devoted most of their attention to discussion of the gambling evil in other sports and ways to keep it away from baseball. Today the leagues meet in joint session. Officials said the moguls would vote upon the player pension plan, which was approved yesterday in ji final draft by the National League. Passage appeared to be certain..;,The.-.plan-, would provide pensions of from $50 to 5100 per ig on the Size of the pension would be determined by major league service, and club-owners each West Point Grid Stars Lose Chance At Pro Football | WASHINGTON, Feb. 1.— <UPt —. , The bi^-time football careers of ; Glenn Davis, Doc Hlanchard and Barney poole appeared today to be over unless they resign from West Point, a course no one expected them to take. Davis and Blanchnrd. All-Amcr- ican backfleld stars, and Poolc. an ace end, asked for four-month furloughs next fall 50 they could play Pro football, but yesterday secretary or War Robert Pntlerson denied the request, pointing out that any other decision would be "inimical to the best interests of the service." The cadets will be gradualed in June as second lieutenants and then nyist .serve in the army for four years under an agreement they sign when they enter the U. S. Military Academy. If they should resicn, the resignation must be submitted before graduation. Pallet-sou's judgment was a $50.000 , decision against Davis and Blanchard, and Poole also lost a chance for a sizeable'sum. The two rival professional leagues, the aii- America Conference and the National Football League, were preparing for a historic bidding contest. San Frnnclsco had righls to both players for AAC play and Pittsburgh, which already had Blancharcl, was expected to swing a deal with Detroit and get rights to clicker with Davis, too. Patterson's statement yesterday .settled the issue completely bar- slow game, the Hollanders took an early lead and stayed slightly ahead of the locals all the way. The' Cliick sextet got only one point in the opening stanza to the Holland Girls' five. Pulling up slightly, the locals trailed 11 to S at the half. Temple of Holland led .scoring with 12 points. Runner-up spot was shared by Ball' of Blytheville. ami Plnkston of Holland with 10 each. Starting Une-uns and box scores foliow: "B" Boys' Game ', , , Chicks (36) Pos. Holland ,.(30) Gentry (3) . Jernlgan (22) Allen ...-. Fiuluigh (2) .Simon (5) ..F. ..F. ..C. . .G. ..G. ... Ashley (9) H. Parrish <7) ... Correll (2) .... Chlldre'ss •Avis Substitutions: Blytheville — Mc- Dnniel, Lsggett. Besharse, Sykes (4). Holland—J. Parrish (2), Smith (8), MjCrnry (2)., Heeves. Girls' Game lll.vtho.viHe (22) fos. |B. Ball (10) ...P. B Whi'hunt (4) F. Wldner F. Travis :..-.• G. W. Whisenhunt G. Holland 126) Pinkston (10) .. Cannon (3) .. Proator.(l) Wilson E. Overman Betty Whittle ' G. Bai'bara Whittle Substitutions: Biythcvilic— .Wilson (2). Sony Temple (12). Mann, Holland — Players would contribute to ihc pool. Also on today's agenda was discussion of a new bonus player agreement, a suggestion to cut the - , s , ..ream Captain Jim Stafford took Icn 6th of barnstorming tours and score-making honors for the Chicl-s , as he poured through 14 tallies Forward Dan Caldwell annexed £ U J?, Spot *> y 5inW »S 10 mark" s - D " dl ^5' Hardy, Billy Bob El- Molt and P. D. Foster combined in CWck defense work for the Box scores follow: _Chicks (42) Player Stafford Caldwell Hardy B. Elliott Poster G ~ F.Jernigan F .. Hodge c * Traylor G Pos. F F C G fe 5 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 a proposal to guarantee large World Series shares. Tola ls 15 12 Jonesboro (65) 10 Pos. F F C G Player Stephens Holmsn . Stall ings Sloan B.Johnson G Murrey c Perrin G Craft p Johnston c Burress c ft 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 Ohioan Leads Field In Big Tucson Event TUCSON. Ariz.. Feb. 1. (UP)— Herman Xeiscr, Akron. O., carried a two-stroke lead today as more than 70 topnotch golfers moved into the third round of the 72- holc S10.COD Tucson r.pon. It took a record shattering 62 and a two-round total of 120 to no It. On Reiser's heels was Lew Worsham. Washington. D. C., who has pasted consistent cards of 66-650 131. — | Four strokes back of Keiscr at 12 133 were colorful Jimmy Demaret, Ojai, cal., the defending champion ami Chicago^ Jimmy Fcrrier. Totals 23 8 "IK' Referees: Dendy and Black. A'amcd for Him In 12 8 11 15 2 12 0 3 2 0! 65 ring wholly unforeseen ments," develop- IN THE PUOBATK COURT FOI» TIIK CIHCKASAWBA DISTRICT OK MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. In (he Matter of the Kslate of Oscar Sales, Deceased, Tcarl Caslon, Administratrix No. 1767 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF, GRANT OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION Letters of Administration on the Estate of Oscar Sules, deceased, were granted to the undersigned on tlie 9lh day of December, 1846, by the Probate Court for the Chickas'riwlja District of Mississippi County, Arkansas. All persons having claims ngilnst said estate are required to exhibit them, properly authenticated for allowance, to the undersigned a-.i Ad- ministratrix of said estate, before North Little Rpck Cagers Lose to Eldorado Oilers LITTLE ROOK, Ark., -Feb. 1 (UP)—Title hopes of the North Little Rock Wildcats suffered a blow last night, when they sufferr cd ;\ 46 to 3B setback nt the hands of El Dorado. 'i: Ray Parks, El Dorado's football star, led the Oilers with H points, and was followed closely by center Jim Pat Coley with 13. Roy Nease. North Little Rock guard, racked up 13 points to lead the Northsid-; ers. In the second game of a greater Little Rock doublehcadcr here. Little Rock inched out a. one-point 30 to 29 victory over Muskogce, Okla., after trailing 20 to 10 at halftlme. His rugged and hard-hitting methods are expected to cause Belkas to deviate from his usual scientific style and show his talent for catch-as-cntch-can erar/Jllng. 'nils opposition will probably begin early as these two arc slated to meet In one of the one-fall opening bouts. George Curtis has been under training by his brother. Jack, twice holder of the world junior heavyweight championship. This will be his first appearance in the Legion Arena and he Is reported to be in top shape. Tommy Ward returns after a six- months absence to show fans his particularly scientific brand of grappling. He rnrely loses his temper In the ring, but when he docs the opponent responsible has a rough battle on his hands. . Curtis and Ward will clash in the other preliminary baut. Luxora Basketball Teams Win Twin Bill From Keiser liUXORA, Fib. 1. (UP)—-In two close, contests, Luxora cagers copped both games from the Keiser Yellow Jackets last night on the Luxora court, the panthers winning 22 to 17 and the Panthercttes taking a 34 to 32 decision. A fourth-quarter rally by the Panthers brought them victory after the Yellow Jackets led for three periods. It was the second for of the season the Panthers. over Kelsci Louis Visits Mexico MEXICO CTTY, Feb. I. (UP)— Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who has spent very little ring time with a great many title contenders, said today that there isn't a fighter capable of taking his tille ana that he doesn't like the situation. Ixmis arrived here .by air on the first leg of a four-week flying tour of Latin America on which he is scheduled to light in 10 exhibitions. He said he didn't know anything, about the recent rash of attempted' "fixes" in professional football and boxing and that no one ever hart approached him to throw a fight. ' "They know better," Louis said. Jim Layel and Gale Hanna of the Luxora five split scoring honors with nine points each, followed by Bollck of Keiser with eight. The lead changed often in the girls' tilt before the Panthercttes took their final two-point margin. Pat Hichardson of Luxora was high- scorer with H tallies. •Both Luxora squads travel to Dyess for a double bill Monday night. In an afternoon cage session yesterday, Luxora Junior cagers won two easy games b'y healthy margins] over Keiser Juniors. Paced by Haiti with five markers, the Luxora Junior T3oys ousted Keiser by a 17 to 8 count. The Juniors Girls copped a 19 to 9 win over the "Keiser sextet with Lucas of Luxora annexing nine tallies for high-scoring honors. Jewelers Lose By 51-35 Count In Osceola Tilt Fitzpatrick Jewelers lost to Osceola Independents last night by a 51 to 35 count on the Osceola court. The Osceola cagers picked up an early lead aim held it through n 33 to 25 halltlme count. Ramsey, Osceola center, amassed 24 points to take high-scoring honors. Lipford, Jeweler forward, was runner-up with 14 points. Box scores follow: Fitzpatrick <35I Pos. Osceola 151) Rakestraw (2) F.. Blrtckwood <8> Lipford (H) . p. : Bower (21 Johnson <6) . C... Ramsey (24) Poff (2) G Driver (6) Hon G Martin (C) Substitutions: Jewelers—Eubanks 15), Boies (1), Ball (1). Chaffin (3), Thompson (1). Osceola—Wilson (2), Moore (2), Chisenball 11), Dyess. Tulane Wins Cage Tilt NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 1. (UP) — IInl Peek, Tulane guard, -went back into the game with 26 seconds to play last night to sink two shots and let the Green wave nip Georgia Tech, 47-45, before 3,000 fans. Read Courier News Want Ads. Veteran of Diamond Dies KANSAS CITY. Mo., Feb. 1. (UP)—Johnny Kllng. 71, great Chicago Cubs catcher who played with the fabulous Tinkers-to-Evers-to- Clmnce infield in the early ISMO's, rtiecl last night after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. Friends said he had appeared in good health after returning recently from Florida. the end of months from the date of the granting of the Letter of Adraiiiistratiion upon said estate and if such claims be not so presented, they will be forever barred. Pearl Caston, Administratrix of Oscar Sales, i;23-2';l-8 for Ihe estate Deceased. Read Courier News Waul Ads. Memphis Woman Golfer n Tournament Finals MIAMI. Fla.. rc-'o. 1. (UP) —Mrs. Babe Dirtrickson Zahmias of Den- ;er was favored to defeat Margaret •runthcr of Memphis today in the inal round of the 36-hole Doherty Women's Amateur Golf Tournament. Mrs. Zahnria.s, the national ama- cui- champion, defeated Laddie Ir- wir. of MontClair. N. J., 3 and 1 resterday. Mrs. Gunther scored ths ourney's biggest upset when she defeated Peggy Kirk of Flndlay O., one-up, in the other semi-final match. IN THE CHANCEKY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTV AT.. KANSAS. In the Matter nf the Estate of Mose Smith, Deceased, Percy A. Wright, Executor. No. 1773 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OK GRANT OF LETTERS TESTAMENTARY Letters testamentary on the Estate of Mose Smith, deceased, were granted to the undersigned on the 23rd day of January. 1947, by the Chancery Court for the Chickasav,-- 1m District of Mississippi Couiuy Arkansas. All persons having claims against said estate arc required to exhibit them, properly authcnllcntcd far allowance, to the undersigned as Kx- ccutor of said estate, before the end of six months from the date of the granting of the Lctlcrs Testamentary upon said estate, and ir such claims be not so presented, they will known as Seqi._ of the Chcro- Why Gamble With Old Man Winter «JST CALL 949 and have . T our O»al delivered. , Guaranteed to Satisfy We also buy poultry at all times. Lewis Poultry 419 E. Main BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals or. Sale al tlie Legion Arena from G p. m. Every Monday ADULTS -15c — CHILDREN I5c Monday. Feb. 3rd (Tax included) BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH TOMMY WARD and CHRIS BELKAS versus TV*»M* GEORGE CURTIS and STOCKY KNEILSEN ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Tommy Ward ' Chris Belkas vs. I vs. George Curtis I Stock 5 Kneilsen he forever barred. PERCY A. WRIGHT Executor for the Estate of Mose Smith Deceased. li2o-2-l-B W. J. Pollard INSURANCE G/encoc Hotel B/dg. Phone 354S CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service We Buy and Sell GOOD USED CARS BUI Chamblin — Lex ChmmbUn Railroad & Ash Stv Phone 21PR TRY MANHATTAN FINER COFFEE AMERICAN LADY CANNED FOODS Found at PICKARD'S PJionf 2043 1044 OhickaHawbn RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "Gunman From Bodie" with Tim McCoy and Buck Jones w Cartoon anil Chapter 8 of "XorrVI Black Whip." I OWL SHOW "FALCON'S ALIBI" with Tom Conway and Kita C'orday Plus Cartoon Sunday mill Monday Tuesday CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Cost- 1 So Little" WEEKDAY* Box Office Opens 6:45 p.m. Show atarts 7:OO Give Your Feet a Break with Proper Balance Resoles and Heels of finest Quality HALTERS QUALITY SHOE SHOP 121 W. Main St. Last Time Today Billy the Kid's Range War with Bob Stccle and AI (Fuzzy) St. John Serial "Black Arrow" Chapter 2 Also Cartoon Two things drew them together... The memory of murder. ..and a wild emotion that fused love and hate! Kirk Douglas Judith Anderson PitUrt SATURDAY OWL SHOW Starts at 11:00 p.m. "THE LAST RIDE" with Richard Travis, Lena Parker Serial: "Alonslcr and the Ape" Chapter 3 Alsn . f!arloon Sunday «nd MonrfaT "Tarzan and The Amazons" •n-ilh Johnny Sheffield, Brcnda Joyce Neivs & Cartoon BABY BEAR AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS 3'/a Gal. 5 Gal. 7Gal. ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE 113 East Main Phone 2302 f GIVE US THIS DAY . . . OUK DAILY BREAD For bread the merchant labors long und late; For bread the beggar goes from gate to gate. For bread the sailor loses hearth and nome, A thousand, thousand miles bread-seekers roam. For bread are weddings made and sermons said; Of all good things, the first and beat Is bread. —By Arthur Gulterman New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERT NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sat-Snn, 1 p.m. Cont Showlnf SATURDAY 'KING'S ROW" A Republic Picture with Short Subject** SATURDAY OWL SHOW "HIT THE SADDLE" with Ann Sheridan, Ronald Regan Also Shorls Sunday and Monday 'My Darling Ciementine'W with Henry Fonda, I.inda Darnell Selected Short Subjccls BUY.. Open 6:30 p.m.; Sho* Start* 7 pj» Last Time Today w, "Firebrands of Arizona" \vitll Smiley Burnelte, Sunset Carson Serial: "Son of (he Guardsman" Also Shorts SAT. MIDNIGHT SHOW Starts at 10:45 p.m. "The Phantom Thief" with Chester Morris »F Boston Blackie Selected Short Subjects ""SUNDAY" & MONDAY "BAD BASCOMB" with Wallace Ticcry and ' Margaret (VKrien Paramount News and Shorts

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