The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 3, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 3, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT BI.YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Football Rules Revised for 1947 Collegiate Association ' Approves Suggestions 'Made by Coaches KERRVILLE, Tex, Feb. 3. (UP) —Ssven minor changes in football regulations, only five of which had been recommended by the Football Coaches Association, stood approved foi 1M7 use today following the finnuai meeting of the rules c^n- mittce of the National .Collegiate Athletic Association. The committee wound up a three-day session yesterday nt the home of Dana X. Bible, University of Texas athletic director. 1—The TiO-foot-wJdc field will be divided into three equal portions, »nd the 15-yards-iiV.xmnds line will he moved two and two-thirds yards toward the field's center. 2—Each team will be allowed one substitution while the clock is running, provided that the removed .player leaves lli e field while the ball is dead. 3—If a shift play is made involving U'o or more players ami is m is I o ken for a regular play, it will J>3 ruled a false start. 4—If a kick is attempted for a point after touchdown, only successful completion of the kick will fee allowed to result in an extra point 5—-Rules concerning illegal use of hands and arms were rewritten and shoulder pads and thigh guards will be softened. 6—The penalty for disqualification fouls was reduced lo 15 yard's Previously it was half the distance to the goal. 7—'All penalties will be Inflicted at the point where infractions occur except when there is illegal yse of hands or unnecessary roughness after the ball is kicked across the line of scrimmage and before It is touched by any player. Three Basketball Players Hurt in Alabama Accident . ~ BIRMINGHAM, Ain., Feb. 3. — < U P) — The manager and three players of the Birmingham Vul- cans, a team in the Southern Basketball League, were recovering today from injuries suffered in nn automobile accident near Athens, Ala., yesterday afternoon. . Manager James Price, C. E. Bind, Billy Ridgon and Land a A. Bigsby, all tienlcd r.nd dismissed at an Athens Hospital, were en- route to Nashville, Tonn,, to play a city league team. They returned to Birmingham by train after the accident. Three other players in the station wagon were not injured. Early Birds Kentucky Cats Ride Into Tough Spot for Cagers 1 The term ''welterweight" is used in ;horse racing, n s well as in boxing, being a weight of 28 pounds sometimes imposed for handicap. Outfielder Pat Sccrcy watches behind cage as catcher Jim Hcenn takes cut nt Rogers Hornshy's bat- tinH school, precedim: Cleveland Indians' (ruining in Tucson. 1'rofessor.Hornsby takes notes, checked by veteran coach liill McKcchnie, NEW YORK, Feb. 3. — Kentucky rode confidently (DPI— at the heart of the nation's college basketball teams today, but many fans felt that the Wildcat confidence— and the Cats themselves—mny be turned upside down tonight when they play undefeated Alabama. The spot was perfect, psychologically, for nn upset. Kentucky play- eel Us best game of the year Sal- urtlay night in trouncing Notre Dmnc by an amazing CO to 30 score. The wildcats, definitely "up" for 'he big game, were almost perfect defensively ami offciisivly. It seemed doubtful If the Oats could get up lo such n peak aenin so soon, while Alabama has been pointing for tonight's clash. Alabama has won 14, but none of those victories will mean iUiythlng if the Crimson loses tonight. The Southeastern Conference title will be nt stake. Alabama has won 11 in loop piny: Kentucky five. The Crimson has the advantage of the home Iloor and a frlcndlv crowd to spur it toward an upset. Kentucky, with 20 victories in 21 games, appeared sure of an Invitation to New York to defend Its National Invitational Tournament championship no matter what hap- Two Independent Cage Teams Schedule Games The Filmtlriek Jewelry quintet will meet the Paragould independents and Loy Eich inoloimen will IftiiRle with Mixorn Independents tonight In the niylhevllle High School gym. Game time is 7:30 NOTICE OF ACCOUNTS OF EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS FILED. Notice is hereby given that during the month of January, 1D47 the following accounts of Executors and Administrators have been filed for settlement and confirmation In the Frobale Court for the Chickasawba .fJistrict of Mississippi County. Arkansas, and that such accounts with their 'respective filing dates arc ns ifoliowsr-tb-wit:-.'.- • ', No. 1723. Estate of Retha Dowel!, deceased. Final report of F. C. Douglas, executor, filed January 9 1947. No. 1711. Estate of S. L. Roach, • deceased. First and Final report of Mrs. Dorothy Roach Foster, Ad- ministratrix, filed January 10, 1041 No. 1743. Estate of Joe L. Ncw- som, deceased. First and Final report of Mrs. Hattic M. Ncwsoni, Ex- fcutrix, filed January 10, 1947. No. 1134. Estate of George P. Smith, deceased. First and Final report of Mrs. Margaret Deen Smith, filed January 10, Administratrix 1947. No. 1742. Estate of Thomas Frederick Fox, deceased. First and Final report of Mrs. Dorothy M. Fox executrix, filed January 24, 1047. All persons interested in the settlements of any of the above estates are hereby warned to file exceptions thereto, if any have they on or before the sixtieth day following the filing of the respective accounts, failing which they will be v,Ith the Jewelers in ogicnlng gilay. Paragould the Oklahoma Aggies. ii nu nmnur wmu nsiiJ- w - T ! lc P nts lost 01ll y lo a . Demaret's Hot- Final Round Wins in Tucson TUCSON, AriK.. Feb. 3.—(UP) — Jimmy nemnrct was the major topic in 10th hole discussions today by those who saw the Ojal, Cnilf., golfer curd n 72-hole 264 yesterday to win the $10,000 Tnc- snii open for the sccon'd consecutive year and break the course record by joiir strokes. Lending; Uantain Ben Hogan by n one-stroke margin at the turn. Dcmiiret scorched the back nine In 3'-! strokes (o curd a five-untlcr par <i5 in the final round and leave the iicrshey, Pa., pra'wllh second- place money. Hogan finished with a 2G7. San Antonio, Tex., is the next stop on the winter circuit, where (he nation's top giros and amateurs will start competition Thursday in a $10,000 open tournament over the Brnckcnrldgc Park course. Middleweight Title Claimed By Frenchman PARTS, Feb. 3.—(UP) — Marcel Cerdaii, the fast-hooking Frenchman from Morocco, established top claim to the European middleweight championship by knocking out Leon of Belgium at 2:06 of the first round before 10,000 at pare des Expositions yesterday. / The European Boxing Federation is expected to give official'recog- nition to Cerdan's title claims in its next listing of boxers, despite Mic protests of Jack Solomons, London promoter. Solomons insists that the federation refrain from recognizing any European IGO-pound ruler until Cardan proves his supremacy over Vlncc Hawkins of Liverpool Hn.> middleweight champion of the liritish empire. Murray, Ky. Ooceola's Klwnnis soring this sporlmj money for the ground here. . Head Courier News Want Ads. Wrestle Fans To See Belkas Back in Ring Stocky Kneilscn may be the rouiih-iiiid-lumblc fly in the sricn- liric-wresllini; ointment tonight in the weekly tag match at the Legion 'Arena, From reports of the other three gi'applers slated to take part in I lie tag fracas, an cvcnlnij ol relatively elean-brcakint! and scientific wrestling might he in store for fans tonight. Except for Sleeky. For Tommy Ward ana Chris Balkas. the opposition, and Kndl- scn's leaminatc, George Curtis, arc nil touted as Brapplcrs of a scientific nature. But Stocky is Just [jlnin rough. He likes to lilt hard and kick hard, and generally 'corns any hut calch-as-calch-can methods. llclkns is a familiar figure to lo:al fans, who saw him in action many times while he was stationed at the Blyllicviltc 'Army Air Field as n wrestling instructor. Fresh from training by his bro- fhnr. Jack, who twice held world junior heavyweight titles, George Uurtis will make his initial appearance here tonight. Tommy Ward returns after a six months absence to ad'd His scientific tech- nifiues to those of his partner Curtis and Ward nre slated to clash in a one-fall prelim bout wlille Belkas and Kncilsen will langlc in another. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 19-17 • West Point Codets Gives Up Plans for Pro Grid Careers PHILADELPHIA. Feb. 3.—'(UP) —Any lingering hope of football fans that they would somehow again sec Glenn Davis and Doc Blanchard on the gridiron was gone today after the two West Point stars announced they intended to remain In the Army. Both had asked permission for four-month furloughs next fall so they could play professionally. The War Department refused the requests, :int! the only way left for them to play would have been resignation from West Point. "At no time have we entertained thought of abandoning our careers in the Army," Davis and Blanchard saUi in a statement yesterday. "We had no thought or resigning when he nskcrt for furloughs; foot... -,.j... ball was and is incidental to our event to raist Aray careers. The incident Is clos- Children's . : P)ay- cd and our army careers go on as originally planned." Both cadets were in Philadelphia lo visit friends. Dernpsey Up Enjoying a brief vacation, former .heavyweight champ Jack Uempsey jogs along bridle path in Palm Springs, Calif. Eggs contain 90 per cem water. Shawnee Splits Double-header With Tyronza Shawnee cagers split n double bill with Tyroiraa teams Saturday night un the Tyronun court as the quintet from Joiner won 25 to 20 and the host Rirls topped a 29 to 20 count. lioth games produced close first hulf plav. the Tyrunxii clrls holding •i 13-12 lialflimc lend mul the Shawnee buys ahead 15 to 12 at Intermission. In both games, the winners led second half play. James •)f the Shawnee boys led scoring with six points while Tuggles of Shawnee led girls' tallying with 10. The Shawnee cngcrs travel to Lc- liiinto l<> play In the invention tourney opening tilers tonight and continuing through Saturday night. Tonight the Shawnee boys meet the Marked Tree quint and the girls play the Lepanlo sextet. Osccola and Mississippi County High School will also be represented in the tourney. Lions Seek Tenth Win Seeking their tenth win in 14 Claris, the Manila Lion 1 ; will meet Mississippi County High S.'hooi cag- srs at West Ridge tonight. The Lionesses will tnngln wi'li the Mi:-. 1 )?o Girls in ail opening tilt. Touchdown Club Splits Best Player Award ATLANTA, On., Feb. 3.—UP) — The Atlanta Touchdown Club couldn't make up ils mind who WHS the most valuable player In Iho Southeastern Conference i In 1040, so the club parted from precedent and split the award between ' Charley Trippi and Paul Duke of Georgia Tech. The fact that both Trippi and Duke made nil-America rolls led to the decision, with Trippi being hailed as the best conference back. Duke was rated the most uvluablc lineman. Why Gamble^ with Old Man \Vintur JUST CALL S4fl and have your Coal delivered. Guaranteed to Satisfy We also buy poultry at nil limes. Lewis Poultry 419 E. Main Finland contains GO.OOO lakes, but the islands on its seashore and in its inland waters number EiO,- UOO. All Junior Baseball Boys SPECIAL MEETING Tuesday Night -- 7:30 p. m. AMERICAN LEGION ARENA Special Guests: Bill Dickey ~ Doc Prothro W, H. VOSS, State Chairman Dodds Wins Miler NEW YORK, Feb. 3. — (UP) — Galloping ail Dodds' decision to forsake the mile run In favor of longer distances after his next race appeared today the only relief for the rest of the nation's milers. who were run into the boards for the second straight weekend at the Millrose A.A.'s Wnnamakcr mile at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Dodds demonstrated that he was in a class by himself by pacing off a 4:08.2 In the Wanamnker event lo win by ,40 yards. More domestic food is produced In Iowa than in any other state of the Union. NOTICE DELTA VALLEY & SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY hereby gives barred forever from the accounts. excepting to Witness my hand as Clerk and the seal of said Court this the 1st day of February, 1947. ELIZABETH BLYTHE County & Probate Clerk. notice that on the 13th day of Jau- uary, 1947, it filed with the Interstate Commerce Commission at Washington, D. C., an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity permitting nban- .:.>...,, donmcnt of that portion of its lino j cans from of railroad extending from n point on its right-of-way 1320 feet west i of the point at which it-s right-ol- i way intersects the section line be-1 Iwccn Sections 2G and 27, Township l 11 North, Range 9 East to the west- ' crn terminus thereof, near Denwoed, a distance of approximately 11 miles, all in Mississippi County, Arkansas Finance Docket No. 15579. DELTA VALLEV & SOUTH- RAILWAY COMPANY. l|20-27-2;; College Cagers To Play Benefit Game in Osceola OSCTOLA, Ark., Feb. 3. — Colle"e basketball will make its debut here Thursday nig|,t V ;hen Memphis State College's fast quintet tangle; with Arkansas Stale's lanky tiaskU- ccrs from Jonesboro on the high school court. The Indians from Jone.s-boro have a speedy .ball club built around T. Wilhelm, their blglj scoring aco. They have a season's record of 15 wins against 7 losses and one of incir victories was a 40-29 rout of Olc Miss. Coasting a 53-4G win over NATTC m Memphis. Memphis State will bring a snuil! but clever band fea- lurmg Ali-American Leslie Steelf the nation's top scorer in 1941. In the evening's prelim the Cocit- Cola Bottlers of Memphis.. Mid- South runners-tip last year will meet a rangy R. C. Cola cuiintef from Jone;.boro featnrini' L-slic and Ethridqc McKeel. All-Amcri- Murray State Teachers, RELIEVE -. —r miseries... tne best-known home remedy of iu kind in the world. 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