The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 8, 1947
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1PAOX SIX Helena Cagers Win Tilt From Blytheville,Chicks OOUWEK Keene,V enable Manila Lions On Mat Card End Trurhann's 'A' Squad Loses By 57 to 35 On Trip South "A strong Helena-W u st Helena quint g-ot off to an early lead to overpower the Chick "A" scjuad by a 57 to 35 count last night on the consolidated school's hardwood in Helena. The liost five lost no time in getting scoring underway and worked up a 17 to 0 first period margin, paced by center Plschcl and guard King. /•'. Point-making began lo level out In the second period though the Helena lead went untouched. T)i* Chicks added eight to their count while the host quint got 14 more lo put the intermission score at 31 to 17. The Chicks returned to carry the third stanza, racking up nine markers to Helena's eight. Going Into the final canto aheud of a 39 to 2G count, the Helena cagemen spurted ahead as they (launched a scoring attack that out- tallied the Chicks two to one. Chicks Lose I'layers on Fouls Throughout the last half, the Chicks lost the services of Caldwell. Hardy nnd Foster as the three left Luxora Downed By Chick Bees; BHS Girls Lose Taking a telling lead in tin- sec- end ]x>rUxl, Blytheville Chicks "B" quintet repellr-d an invading Luxora live 42 to 2'f last night in the high .school gym a:> the Chick Girls Miffer-.'d a 15 lo 13 defeat in ttie dying seconds of their game. The boys' tilt gained momentum ns it .swims into the second hall ant! play speeded up to a more Papooses Score Eighth Victory Out of 10.Games Annexing their eighth win in 10 starts, the Blylhcvlllr Pupcoses steam-rollered Ihc Leachvlllc Juniors 42 lo 17 lasi night on llic Leachvllle court. The Chick "B" team dropped a close 28 lo 25 defeat to the Leach- vllle liees after maintaining a slim lead until the lust quarter. The Leachvlllc flees pulled UP and passed Ihc Chicks In the final minutes to hand Ihp locals ,...., ., their fotirlh loss in nine games, j hard-font; In pace as tiio Chicks No additional information on this ] continued to stretch their lead, flame was available as no h\>rc book was kept. The Paps took the game In hind and led scoring from Ihe beginning with Ihc final score never hi doubt. Pap forward Wyatt led scoring with M points followed by center Berry with 1?. Welch led Lcachvillc I tallying wilh seven markers. i Junior game line-ups follow: l Pnps (42) Pos. L'ville (171 Wyatt (1-1) .'. V Welch (7) Deer «i> K... McGlawn <6> Berry <I2> ... c smith Dormer (11 . G... Melhcny <4> Pcrclfull (0) . G Wartham Substitutions: nlythcville—Urokc.. Stevens, Hunch, Caldwell, Klrsch- I ncr. Lcachville — t:dgln. Carter, j SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1947 , tiiu imijui;^ [jii^i: niLii-Lt^LU in third canto, the Luxora quint. HnVIOI" ( nt~IO le a bid to clow the margin but ^* / '^" '•-.t-iyc .. fird'King paced Ihc liostj team's scoring by dropping through 1 18 lalllesr Center Pischel sank 11 for runner-up spot and Tappan, forward, annexed 12. Chick forward Jim Stafford hit the wicker for 12 markers to lead 'point-making for the locals. Forward Dan Caldwell followed with eight points. Starling line-ups and box scores follow: Chicks (35> Pos. Stafford (121 ..P.. Caldwell (8) . ..p.. Hardy (4) c.. Foster (2) ....G.. Zale Shows Interest in Chicago Bout CHICAGO. Feb. 8.—(UPl— Sam Plan, manager for middleweight champion Tony Zale, admitted interest today in a proposed Chicago Pischel <14>l bo ,,t, with'challenger Rocky Graz- WiMlams (2) | n| , 0i bllt indicated he was' willing ,'•'•11 -p i to " slcn to othDr offcrs T.' ,T. ii C 'i" I Uoxing promoter Ben Zcnoff op- Helena (57) ... Baker (01 Tappan (12) Cage Hendricks, McDonald. • Referees: Blond nnd Irving. Perfect _ 2 Contests Shrinks to Two NEW YORK, Feb. 8. — (UPI — West. Virginia and the ly two undefeated college basket- teams left in the nation, risk perfect records tonight and i that they will not we swept In the upset wave which I five other (earns this week, which has won 14 s, meets Akron and West Vir. winner of U, plays at Pitts_ i," and-'both undefeated teams expected hard battles. -Several oilier high-ranking teams lace.stern tests tonight. Kentucky, -winner si. times in 22 games, meets D*aul and Texas, with a 17-1 record, plays Southern Methodist. --Last night's program was full of .surprises. Drake drubbed the Oklahoma Aggies. 42 to 34. to give the defending NCAA champs a 1G- 4 record. Louisiana State bumped Alabama. 54 to 43. for 'Bama's second loss ofler winning 14 in a row. Kentucky beat the Crimson on Monday. Following the expected pattern Texas took Texas Christian, 72 to '«. to help the Homed Frogs io- ward a season of no victories- villa nova defeated Manhattan. '77 to CO; Oklahoma dropped Denver 45 61 t r?"" 1 DUk ° lrimmcd Davidson, | uled Mrtrch 21 match at Madison | Square Garden between the two | fighters was ruled out by aclion of | the New York Athletic Commls- ; sion. The commission, invoking the most drastic penalty In Its power, yesterday barred Graziano Irotn Ihc ring in his home state for falling to report two J100.000 offcrs to "throw" fights. Graziano was knocked out by Zalc in the sixth round of (Veir first title bout at Yankee Stadium last- Sept. 27 In a . scnsullonnl knock-down, dragout battle that subsequently was designated fight of the year." Launching the tilt's point-making. Cockrr-i], Luxora, drew first blood with a cet-up ."hot. The Chicks retaliated shortly when guard Jack Elliott tipped in -the local tallies. Evenly matched nf.vusivcs kf|it first pericicl scoring on a llirn- nbnut basis anil Ihc quarter ended ullh the (.'hicks balding a narrow 10 to fl lead. The Chirks established their margin of victory In the second stanza as they pulled steadily ahead lo top a 21 to 13 halfthm- count. As the playing pace increased in Ihc third canto, the — ., made a bid to close the margin but, the Chicks kept moving to a 32 Rp-f/-»»-A lo 21 score. F.nch s<|uad dropped UtrlvJIfc; a player in (his Quarter as Jack Elliott left the game on fouls anfV Douglas, Luxora center, pulled a Durocher and was forthwith disqualified. Defenses tightened at the- cutset ol the last period and by mld- quarter the Chl:ks added only four markers aixl the Luxora cai;- cr.s. three. Past. back-and-forUi play in the remaining four minutes netted -Luxora three points whlic llic Chicks picked up six. jLTiiijjan Ltails Sforinc Leading iKiint-makcrs for the locals were Prentis Jernigan with H tallies and Jack Elliott with 11. Laycl. Li'xora forward, hit the wicker for 12. With less than a minute "f playing time remaining in tho game, a single L-.ixma field B«al sli]ipi!il through Ihe wicker Id nose nut the Chick Girls after they had overcome a four-pninl llcflcil lo lie un the name at 13-13. The girls' squads played a dc- For Monday Tommy Wind and Chris Belkas cturn to the Legion Arena Monday nluh.t when they tangle with Charley Keene and Ullly Venablc in Ihe weekly tag match. Another fast and relatively clcan- breaklnt! match on the order of last Monday's fracas Is expected with the rough play of Billy Venable over shadowed by the olhcr more scientific Krnpplers. Ward and llelkas are a hard- wrestling pair who stick to the scientific aspect of the same. Belkas former wrestling Instructor at tlie Ah- Base here and holder of many wcigln-lifllni! records, uses u fast open attack and possesses a potent kangaroo-kick. Tommy Ward turns -,o rough nnd lumlile methods only when he loses his temper. While he lost It only twice last week, he displayed riif{- «cd gra|)plini; when angry. Hack after several weeks of absence. Billy Venablc will In all probability inject a nole of roughness into the match. Of the catch-as- catch-can school of wrestling thought, Venable hlls hard and specializes In a punishing stomp hammer-lock. CJpenlng the evening's grappling program. Ward Is slated to clash with Venablc in a one-fall bout nnd Hclkas Is listed to skirmish 'with Kecne hi the other prelim. Razorbacks FAYETTEVELLK. Ark., Feb. 8. (UP)—The University of Arkansas Razor-backs will attempt Lo keep their conlcrciiL-c record unbroken tonight, when they tangle with Baylor University in the £cccrti"i came of a two-same series.. / The Arkansas boys defcatcrt <BaS'- lor 55 to 50 last night. Series of Wins The Manila Lions snapped a nine-eame Truinnim winning streak last night an the Manila court when center L. E. Moblcy ti;:ped In the winning shot In the last 3D seconds to score a 25 to 23 v,"ln. In an almost Identical game, the Manila Lionesses nosed out thn Tru:iianii sextet by the same 25 to 23 count. The Trumann boys fell prey lo the Lions lust night after having included in their nine straight winsi both the] LEGISLATURE Continued from I'aee I. not exercised the veto power. The majority of Ihe bills approved so far this session have been appropriation measures or local bills—affecting only one or two counties. The major legislation is expected to receive Its first airing next week when Governor Lnney's legislation undersocs Us first test. So far only two portions of the governor's 16- j point program mentioned in his Inaugural address—insurance nnd a I program to allow Arkansas to par- ticlpaU! In a federal hospital build- Ing program—have received nppro- m _ ^ val. the championships of both the However, on Monday night the Tyrorza and Paragculd Invitation, House Revenue and Taxation Com- loiirnnniciits. | mittee will hold an open hearing on .Manila led the first period 9 to six different tax proposals inlro- viirlous veterans bills which have created a rift in veterans organizations in the slate. And In a fourth gathering the House Agricultural Committee will look over a Senate bill requiring llml cattle be tested for Hang's Disease before being sold at public auction. Wednesday-evening will be highlighted by a public meeting on the ennbellng act to Arkansas' "freedom-lo-work" amendment. The bill, Introduced in the Senate: by Butler, passed the upper house and has been In the House Labor Committee for several days. 4 but Trimmnn pulled up lo leave (he hosts with only u 12-11 mar- Kin at halftiine. Going into the nal stanza, game duced by the governor. And leaders In both houses have predicted final action on the measures din-Inn tied up | the week CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Cost' So Little" , WKKKIlAYN Box Office Opens 0:45 p.m. fthr>w atari* 1:00 p.m Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Start. 1 p.™ with nine each, followed l;y Mamy of Truman \vlth seven. Truniaiin Girls lead first half play by 9 to 7 first period and IB to 12 intermission score.;, but the Lionesses 'caught up in another licd-iip third period. 22-22. Waddcl broke the tie for the Lionesses with the last of her nine ]>oints gar- nercil for her squad. Muthcws al Tnnnnnn led scoring with 14 ,-uarkeis. Latin-Americans Like Their Boxing Bouts Fast and Furious, Too MEXICO CITY. Pet). S. (UP) Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis' Pan-American tour off lo a good start, today, although it appeared that some problems mav be caused by Latin American definitions of exhibitions such as Louis fought with Arturo Godoy last Tulbofc Pelld.s. Jr.. of Hcmpslcad. will consider the governor's plans | to raise liquor, cigarette. Income j and severance taxes. H will also consider his proposal to abolish ! the state property lax and a later '' measure—Introduced as a compromise with school teachers hi the state—to postpone such abolishment for one year. ; Many Controversial Hills Offered i But the governor's legislation Is] not the only thine that will crra'tc I a stir next week. On Tuesday nltiht! lour committees will hold .simiil-j taneons meetings—all on controversial subjects. | The Joint Senate-House Hospital : Investigation Committee will continue its work with Ben IsgriR, chairman of a sub-committee of the Pnlaski County Grand Jury, and Mrs. H. B. Ingram, member of the State Hospital Board, as witnesses. The same ' evening the Senate Temperance Group, headed by Dr! LJIS! Time Today "STAGE COACH to MONTERREY" with Alan Lane. I'CSBJ' Stllarl Serial: "BlacI; Arr«w" Chapter Also Cartonn •BATUUIiAY OWL SHOW Stiirls 11:00 p.m. "MURDER MY SWEET" with Dick rowell, Anne Shirley "Monster am! Chapter '1 the Ape' irli Also Shorts VII. •la b" ^ ^nuciua JMlL.\eu a lit- ! "•••-" "l fensivc game throughout four slow] Tentv, and and cautious quarters with Ihc p|l ""~ " pace picking up briefly in Ihe fl- (i4 - nal minutes of the contest. Only two Chick tallies were scored in the first period while Luxcra got no farther than a count of live. Tile Blytlicvillc sextet headed second quarter scorint but the visitors were cio:,c behind Golfers 'Hot' Despite SAN ANTON'IO, Tex.. Feb. 8.1 JP>—Jimmy Demaret. whose dazzling clothes were expected to disappear undei a fur benny, led'the way i:ito tlie second round of tlie S10.COO Texas open golf tournnmcnt today after equalling an all-lime competitive record with a 62 yesterday. Although Dcmnrct was nine uu- rter par, lie still was closely pursued by Vic Ghezzl,. Knoxville. Milton Marusic. White N. Y.. who were tied at Buck White. Battle Creek -Mich., and Bcb Hamilton of Chicago took a 65. "Between Two Women" Mith Van Johnson, Oloria DcIInvcn News and Cartoon r. -••*. final rounds, displeased with the but Gccioy's manager Al thought it had been a hurt! IN THF. CHANCERY COURT FOR TI1K CIIICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY Alt- KANHAS. •the | and kept an 11 to 7 halftime lead In " lc Matter of the Kslale of J. p: $700,000 Bid tor Trippi CHATTANOOGA. Term.. Feb. S. (UPI—Joe Engel. president of the Chattanooga Lookouts, .said today that he had offered Charley Trippi. former University ot Georgia football star, a lucrative baseball contract. Engel said the deal would net Trippi $100.000 if he signed a preferred contract wilh Ihe Washington-owned Southern league club. Trippi is entertaining oflcrs from , the Atlanta Crackers and Blrmlny: ham Barons and was expected to j announce his decision during the ! week-end. Entirely defensive play in the . next stanza boshed down point- i making and the quarter went I scoreless lor both sextets. The Blytheville sirls advanced their scoring slowly and the count hung at 13-11 when Bcbbie WM- scnhnnl tipped one through to tic up the game. Chances for a win toppled, however, when Luxora forward Gray missed a gift shot but followed through to boost it through the .hoop, giving the same to the visitors. Gray topped .woring by a wide MlSSISS/ppi State Wins STARKVILLE. Miss.. Feb. 8. — (UP)—Mississippi state was over the .500 per cent mark today with eight victories an t | seven defeats Negro School Cagers To Play Wilson Tonight In their first home L-nme the Harnson Negro Hign Sc!^"' bi -' -girls U-ams will a^cct the in the Armory C1IICKASA,WBA DISTRICT MISJJISSiriM COUNTY Alt- night at 8 o'clccl m a icturn game. The following schedule of games was annoui ] 1—Harrison vs wald School; Fib . , — March l- i -'n llic, .Matter nf ( ), c Ks (. >(c of tisrar Sales, Deceased, rcarl K-islon, Administratrix .N'o. 1767 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OK (SHAN'T OK LETTERS OK ADMINISTRATION Letters of Administration on the Hale of o.-, S:iin, deceased, were an liic by Hi? Miller. Deceased, G. W. Barham. Executor. No. 1774 NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF (IKAXT OF LETTERS TESTAMENTARY. Letters testamentary on the Estate of J. p. Miller, deceased, were granted to the undersigned on the 28th day of January, 1047. by the Chancery Court for tlie Chickasaw- b:i District of Mississippi County. Arkansas. All persons having claims against .said estate arc required to exhibit margin as she hit the wicker lor! them. propcrly'auUraUi'c'at'cd Vor'ai- "led V *° n *' ''? ~°'" ts ' . Bo " ni "! lou 'ancc. to the undersigned as Ex- ilic Chick Girls with five S line-ups ind br.x scores Ball tallies. Startin follow: "H" Team Chicks HZ) i-o.s. P. Jernigan 114> F. Gentry p. Allen <5i C Fitzhu?!i 14) . .<j'. J. Elliott ill) (J Litxora (271 Cockrcll 16) Laycl (121 Douglas (5) Conner . .G. <Hanna (4) ceutor of said c.slalc, Iwforc the end of sis months from the date of the grantins; of Ihe Letters Testamentary upon said estate, and if such claims be not so presented, tlii-y will l>= forever barred. G. W. UARHAM. Kxccutor for the Kslatc of J, P. Miller, Deceased. 2 1-8-15 Substitutions: B'.ytricvlllr--Mullen €. Simon. Luxora—Spicer. C. Han- 11:1. Cirls' r.amc Luxnr.i (15) .. Gray (12) Garrison (.It Richards E11U bout. Wcili. fight. Jewish Problem Serious In Europe, Rabbi Reports PRAGUE. Feb. K. (UP)—Rabbi Birnett R. Brickner of Cleveland said today he believed no peace could be negotiated for Germany until the Jewish problem there is seltled. Brickner, who is inspecting Jew- isn relief organizations in Europe I r.nd the Near East for the-United! un' , nK ' ra1 ' snil1 1'C could scej future. VC I0 '' JCWS '" Ellv ° ! H "Instead of a United States' of Eurcpe. I sec dcvcloning new ciiav- inisnis that are the real danger to Kui-opr today." he said, "a-ui the primary problem of the Jewish question actually is solving the Palestine question " Brickner raid his oight-dav tour o Poland convinced him that the majority of the 80,000 Jews there would leavr if Palestine were opened to free immigration WANTED at ONCE Experienced office ffirl lo do tym'iiK an,i hockkecpinj; in insurance office. Cootl .salary. Do not apply unless have office experience. Apply lo Sir. Olelrich. UN'ITKI) IN'SUIl- ANCE AGKNCV. I'HONK 510 or 20GO TRACTORS & EQUIPMENT FOR SALE 2—New John Deere B 1—1945 John Deere A 1—1943 John Deere B 1—1946 John Deere H All these tractors have starters and lights, new cultivators. Also can furnish discs and breakers. Sec these before you buy! These Tractors and Equipment Arc 1'nccil I.owc,- Than You Can Buy Elsewhere BROWN MOTOR CO. Phone 31 : — : Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "SAN ANTONIO KID' wilh WiM liill K.lliotl Si-rial: ".Son of ll Also Sliorl i|. nu:ir<lsni:in " KubJccU SATURDAY MIDNITK SHOW "FEAR" Sirirls ul 10:15 p.m. wilh I'cier Cuoksnn and Anne <»ivynn Selected Short Sulijccts SUNDAY & MONDAY "POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS,. TWICE" with .Inlin Gurlirlii, Lana Turner Paramount News and Shorts Zaharias Team Wins ORLANDO, Fla.. Feb. grjinted to the undersigned 9th day of December, 1846 Probate Court for ihc ChicA-ivuvi.-v District of Mississippi County,' Ar- Knu.sns, All persons having claims igiinu said estate arc required to exhibit hem. properly authenticated for allowance, to (he undersigned a:; Ad- ministratrix of said estate, before "ic end of six months from tiic uaie of the granting of the Letter of At nunislraliion upon said esta<c ana if such claims be not so iirc- rfiitcd they will be fo.-cvcr barred Pearl Caston. Administratrix lor the estate of Oscar .-Sales Hlylhcvillr (IS» P B. Bull i5> ....F Wilson Ij) p' B. Wlli'limit c-ll F (E. Ovcunan . .G | W. Wliiscnhunt G Seay I2i G Held Sub.ili'.minnr,: Ulyth'-viUr — ai.l Ball. Widncr. Ma:m. L. Overman.' Referee: C. J. Wilson. I Read Courier News Want Ads. O", one by one I! !^Lil^!^-^'7n^ em : p! ' Your feet will fe —stay belter if you have those shoes resoled properly at our Qualify Shoe Shop. Longer wear for less Money! t HALTERS QUALITY SHOE SHOP , 121 W. Main St. | attention welders . V You j ton tan now purchase :i; • complete acetylene wcldini; < {outfit for SG2. This is (he? • tales! type medium r,bc 5 • genuine Harris Calorific,! ,the oldiysl manufacturer ot ' ! wcltlinjr equipment. ! j BLYTHEVILLEJ Machine Shop ! KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 ANYTIME Day or Nit;ht 'The Old Reliable" ANYTIME Day or Night G. O. POETZ Yotr Source of DependabI* Service PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Office RH at Chcrrj BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA I.OWKST ADMISSION I'UICK ANVWHEKE! l{c.scrvc(i Scats in-. Sile at llic I.cgion Arena from G p. m. Evcrv Monday . . . M)L'I/rs '15c — C1U1,1)REN lac Monday, Feb. 10 (Tax included) KOX SEATS lac EXTRA TAG MATCH TOMMY WARD and CHRIS BELKAS versus I T *.-1 a u a CHARLEY KEENE and BILLY VENABLE ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Tommy Ward Chris Belkas vs - I vs. Billy Venable | Charley Keene New Theater* Manila's Finest shows Kvrif.v Niniri Matinee Saturday & Sundae Box Opens Weeli Days 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. ] p.m ConL Slni^ln, Saturday "Dumngo Valley Raiders" A Ucpublic 1'icture with Short Subjects SATUUDAV -OWL SHOW "THE VERDICT" Will] idney Clrcclislrcet, 1'cler l.orrc Selected Short Subjects Sunday and Monday Tlie mosl talked-abinit iiiclurc of the year! "THE KILLERS" ^ with Ava Oartlncr. licrt Lancaster Selected Short Subjects This is a real down-to-earth Farm Welding Clinic. Actual broken gears and pieces of farm machinery will be welded to show you how to quickly and economically make dependable welds wilh a Marquette Farm Welder. The Marquotlc Form Welder has a wide wcltiiriR range (20 to 180 Amps.) to lake all Farm We Wing Jobs in stride. It is built for R. F.. A. rc- quircmcnlsnndisUstcd by Underwriters'Labo- j rn lories. Sec the hanciy Mar- quettc Farm Electrode Kit ot the clinic. It enables you to "Do the I job Right" by using the right v;clding rod for Every Form Welding Job. THEATRE Manila, Ark. I>ast Time Today "Riding the California Trail" wilh Gilbert Rnl.iml :is "Thi- Cisco kid" Carloon :ni{l Otb ClKinlrr nf "/.nun's Black Whip" -SATURDAY 0\VI, SHOW Shadows Over Chinatown with Charley Chan I'lus O.irtoon Sunday and Alonday ^ /^'C^'t' ..fiU PARIS! DELTA IMPLEMENTS INC. Monday. Feb. lOUi iks£&sa£to>' EOGIKl * tATMONO HAKW C1MGSIRROGERS .. SAM WOOD'S JEAN PIERRE AUMONT ADOIPHE MENJOU -1

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