The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 14, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 14, 1947
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f?,,r ^," FACE SIX •Ihey routed Keiser 21 to 11 111 second round play last night. The Osceola Juniors limited the Keiser club to a pair ol field goals in the first half while they garnered eight markers. Osceola center Meyers and forward Hart shared scoring honors with five each. . In the •semi-finals, the Osceolans will tangle at 10:30 tomorrow morning w lth the winner of the second round! contest between the Blytheville Papooses and the Shawnee Juniors, scheduled for playoff at 9 o'clock tonight. The Paps eliminated Luxora in first round play Wednesday night by annexing an easy 41 to 10 victory. Listed as probable starters in tonight's papoose llnc-up against Shawnee are Wyatt and Honeycutt as forwards, Berry in pivot position and Conner and Pereifull at sentinel posts. In Klrls' play, the Luxora sextet moved up a notch by handing the Osceola six a 31 to 25 defeat. Girls' second-round play scheduled for today Include tilts between Oosnell and Dycss cnyers at 2:00 P rn. and between Manila nnd Whltton sextets at 4 o'clock. In second-round boys' games today, Wilson IE slated to meet. Whit- toi! at 3 o'clock with Manila and Leachvillc tangling at 7. Winners of these games will meet in semifinals at 11:20 tomorrow morning. Finals wilt be plaed off at 8:45 tomorrow night. Semi-finnls for the girls squads Will be plsed at 9:00 and 9:45 n.m. tomorrow, proceeding the boys' semi-windups. The Championship game for the girls Is slated to be played at 7:45 tomorrow night. Losers of both championship games will bo awarded second place, To determine third place winners, for district piny eligibility, consolation games between losers of the semi-finals tilts will be staged proceeding the championship play-offs tomorrow night. Time for the girls' consolation game is 6:00 p.m.. followed at 6:40 by the boys' tilt for third Place. Manila Lions Defeat Luxora In Benefit Tilt .. rThc Manila L:ons downed tne Luxora quintet 43 to 37 while the Lionesses were defeated by the invading - girls 44 to 33 last night in a March of Dimes -benefit double-header on the Manila court before an over-flew crowd. These games, sponsored bp the Manila 7 Lions Club and capped "by the crowning of the Valentine .Queen, addetf approximately $J5U '. to the polio relief fund. 1 ~The -Lions -took a slim lead ear lj% gradually stretching it to a decisive margin in a- third penort : scoring attack. They led 10 to 8 at -the first quarter and 21 to 16 at the half. 'Limiting Luxora to three tallies, the Lions dropped through an. even dozen in the tljlrd stanza. J. Harris, iion forward 1 , headed the scoring list with 17 tallies. Lrycl, Luxora forward, was runner- up with 11. This was the Lions' 12th win in 15 games and the last scheduled home giime of the season. The Manila tennis travel to .Bay Monday night. Luxora Girls Win After starting in the lead and trailing only slightly at hnlttime. the Lionesses were overtaken oy the Luxora sextet in the third period. Luxora pulled up on Manila h; the second period to over come a 12 to 8 Lioness first quarter lead :md set a 23 to 21 halt time margin. The big Luxora jump came in the' following stanzi as me visiting girls got 15 markers to . the locals' seven. Garrison led scoring by a heavj margin as she amassed 2 points tor the Luxora sextet, Whitney anc Pierce of Manila divided runner-up spot with 11 markers each. During the intermission in the hoys' eamc, Gladys Ann Page, Manila High Sihool senior, was crowned Valentine Queen by -Lion team captain L. E .Mobley. She was chosen for this honor by members of the senior basketball team. Ball Players' Pay Schedules (J e f Under Skin of Managers Osceola Juniors Win From Keiser Blytheville Paps ro V Play Shawnee Tonight In County Tournament Osceola junior eagers moved up to the semi-finals of the Mississippi County Junior High basket- ,., „„„.>. „...., .....^ ball tournament at Leachville as startement, Bill Vceck of the BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS BOSTON, Feb. U. (UP)—Rival club owners who complained that Cleveland and the Boston Reci Sox were paying excessive salatles sul- fered their second rebuke in as many days today when lied Sox general manager Eddie Collins curtly told tiiem to "mind their own business." Shortly before Collins made Mis Cleveland Indians said it wns nobody's business but the Indians what they their players. Collins, former American League second basecnan, was more etnpiw- tic than the Cleveland' president. "I'm sick and tired of hearing the blentr, of Herb Pcnnock of the Phillies, Clark Griffith of the Senators' nnd Sam Brcadon of the Cardinals," he said. "We're paying Ted Williams' salary; they're not." Williams recently signed for a reported $75,000 and ipcnnock and Griffith had said thai Uic 'Red Sox $5CO,OCo payroll threatened' to crumble the financial structure of the big leiigues. "They're yelling about salaries kcing within niusc," Collins safrl, •'Williams' snlnry is within range :is far we're concerned. Ir. my book, Williams Is the ureatest ballplayer, not only in the American League, but In II.e world. As Inr as I'm concerned Stan Muslal ol the Cardinals can't carry Williams' glove." Collins mUlcrt thai he thought it would be a good idea if "executives like Urcudon, Griffith and I'cnncck mind their own business and let Tom Y.iwkey and me run our own affairs." Jewelers Win 63 to 51 From Paragould Establishing a. telling lead in the third period after n close Ural half, the Filzpatrick Jewelry Independents himi! up a 63 to 51 victory over tlie Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. Independent'squad' from Paragould last night in the Uc.s- ncll gym. Both quints battled point lor point in ihe opening stanza, flnrsn- Ing at a 10-10 deadlock. Past, close play continued in the second period with the hainiinc count show- tni; a slim 21 to IS lead for tile Jewelers. The Fitzpatrick five hit a scoring streak in the third canto to rack up 25 points to their opponents' 15. Both teams went track to even scoring in the last period but the Jewelers lead wns too much to overcome. Thrace Ramsey, Fitrjiatrick center, topped scoring with 18 points as Llpfortf wns next for tlie Jewelers with 14. Hampton paced the Dr. Peppers with 10 tallies followed by Miller with 15. Ramsey, stellar center from CJs- ccola, will remain in the Jewelers' line-up until he leavc-s tor California where he is slated to begin (raining with the Sacramento Solons as center liclder. To ParaRiiulit Tuesday Pitpalrick Boys' nnti Girl.; squads travel to Parugouid for u pair of games with the Dr. Pepper Bottlers there Tuesday night. Also on their boys' schedule Is a tilt with Dyess Independents Monday night at Dyess. Starting line-ups and box scores follow: Pitz'trick (63) Pos. Dr. Pepper (51) Rakcstraw (8C I". ... Miller (15) Lipford <H) ..P Spcncc (3) Ramsey H8) . .c. ..Cun'ham dm H °ff •••' tf. Hampton (1C) Ho " <*> G. ..Kircholf (3) Substitutions: Jewelers—Euuanks Spring Training Begins For Big League Teams ILU') — Fco. n. baseball's spring NEW YO.TK, Major League ining season was scheduled to begin offU-lally todup sis ft squad of 30 New York Yankee players bnnrdcci n plane for a seven-hour flight to Sun Juan, Puerto Ujco. The Brooklyn Dodgers were scheduled to leave for their Havana training cunip next Tuesday. 13), Hell (71, Juhnson Dart Ball Games Hold Interest in Church League First games In the "Y" inter Church iDcit Ball league were Dlav ed amidst spirited competition in the "Y" rooms last Hl K iit pir^L Methodist defeating thel,-'brother Methodists from Lake Street In two match games out or three, and Harrow Win tlie First Presbyterians defeating tight High School Cage Teams to Play Tonight Basketball games scheduled for Mississippi County High school tennis to be played tonight include the following; Oosnell vs. Dyess, at Dycss. Luxora vs. Osceola, at Osceoln. e vs. Lepanlo, at Shaw- FK1DAY, FEBRUARY 14, 11)17 •*"v "—•»»**.) wcictiLiiiK First Christian In similar manner All match games are seven InnlnKS unless lied at tlio close of the sev- Lake street starte<] fast and captured the opening game In easy fashion 4-0 but from this point their scoring was at a minimum as they lost the remaining game's 1 0 nnd 2-1. Tlie Presbyterian-Christian contest sa w two games go into extra Innings, the former winning the first 4-3 In eight, Innings and the final game 4-3 in 15 innings The second game was won 3-2 by tlie Disciples sextet. Next games will be played Thursday night, Other teams wishing to enter the league may jo so by call- Ing the "Y" or communicating with George Cross, chairman of the league committee. The Calvary Baptist and First Baptist games scheduled for l a st night were cancelled because «f conflict with church activities. It wns indicated that these teams would be back In the league In LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 14. rrj.F) —Little Rock's Big 10 record ic- mained unblemished today, after the Tigers squelched a lasi-minute rush to defeat North U|tl>> RoeK 32 to 30 here last night. The capital city boys were leading by 13 points with four minute* to go In the game, when the Wildcats went, on a scorim; spree that brought them to within two points of the state champs. H«ad Courier News Want Ads. FISHING FOR GOOD iFOOD STEAKS CHOPS CHICKEN You'll Find The ttest Food in Town at THE DELTA CAFE So. Highway 61 Phone 3685 U. of A. Cagers Ready to Tangle With Mustangs PAYETTE7VILLE, Ark., Feb. H. (U.P.)—The Arkansas Hazorbacks wej<e deep In the heart of Texas today, ready for their two-game basketball series In Dallas tonight, and Saturday against t>\o touglx Southern Methodist University Mustangs. It is an important match for bqjh teams, victory In the scries would still keep the S. M. U. in the running for the conference crown, while a Razorhnrk sweep would add still more cmphaslj to that "wonder game" pitting Arkansas against Texas U. in Austin later this month, The Porkers arc undefeated In has lost only to Tcxus, also undefeated, Arkansas is expected to be in fair shape for tonight's game, otter nursing scatteicd squad injuries for the past week. Babe Faces Newcomer In Palm Beach Finals PALM BBAOH, FJa., Feb. 14. (UP)—Mrs .Babe Dldrlksoii Zatvar- jas, the favorite, and Jean 'Hopkins of Cleveland, the dark horse, were scheduled to ineei today In the iinals of the Palm Beach Women's Amateur Golf Tournament. Mrs. Zaharias eliminated -Mrs. Jane Covlngton, Oiangcbnrg, a. c., in ,'<ie semi-finals yesterday, 3 and 1, wlillc Miss Hopkins defeated Laddie Irwin of Montclair, N. J., U'o up. Miss 'Hopkins, unknown before play started, knocked out British star iMarurine Ruttle in the first round and continued to defeat belter-known players. 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Sport Shirts A sparkling assemblage of sport' shirts now awaits your selection. Expertly tailored numbers that lend that smart, casual cfTcct. In soft woolens, cottons and rayons, handsomely designed, till sizes. A Gorgeous display of i Sport Coats There's no limited selection in our collection of Sport Coats and Jackets by Hart SciiarTner & Marx and McGregor. You'll find a style and fabric to satisfy the taste of the most discriminating mnn. In all sizes, smart spring colors. • Slacks Smart woolens and tropicals in all the desired features offeree! by Hart Schaffncr &. Marx. In soft shades of blue, brown and Eiay. . . . in worsteds ami Rab- arclines. Included in this group are n complete new line of wool tropicals. TIES My Bcnutiful, hand tailored Silks by McCurrach are the choice of morn and more men every dny. Also many other smart designs, including many attractive solids. One of the finest .-.elections we have yet offered. Olhcr Selections By Arrow .f*: 1 .. If It's For A Mon v Mead's Will have it! MEAD'S -> 111 MAIN iTRIf T MLiEVlKG Ml , COLD MISERIES-IN JUST 6 SECONDS! iJ«t fui i LOUS, jnTicnVifiyii-typc GCli', for 9uiier-jnw<lu rvliuf from cfilj nifeurk-s. Caution: Juxe vnjy'iis dii'<.'c(ti(. COLD PREPARATIONS TABLETS OR tlOUID •TriiJo Mirk lief. CHICKTHEATRE "Where Happiness Cosfi So Little" V* VVKKKDAYh Boi Office Opens 6:45 p.m. Show oUrU 7:0* p.m. Friday and Saturday "Sheriff of Las Vegas" with Will! Bill Klliotl as Red llydcr Serial: "Black 'Arrow" Chapter 4 Also Ciirtoori Saturday CU'L SHOW Starts 11:00 p. in. "Btirbary Coast Gont" willi Wallace Beery, Frances KalTcrly Serial; "Monster and the Ape," Ch:i|i(. 3 Also Hhoits Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Starts 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday "LAWLESS EMPIRE" with Charles Slarclt as the Dnrango Kid Serial: "Son of the Guardsman" Also Shorts SATUHDAY MII1NITE SHOW Starts at J0:45 p.m. "MURDER HE SAYS" uith 1'rctl MacMurray, Marjorie MaM Selected Short Subjects ™ New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Dajs 1:00 p.m. SuL-San. 1 p.m. Cont Showlnc Friday * "OBJECTIVE BURMA" with Krrol Flynn fa Also Short Subjects ' Saturday "South of the Chisholm Trail" with Cliurlns St.Tr Also Sliorts SATURDAY OWI, SHOW "The Seventh Veil" Universal Picture Selected Short Subjects RITZ THEATRE^ Manila, Ark. Friday and Saturday "FOOL'S GOLD" with Hopalong Cassiriy Cartoon ami 10th Chapter of "Zorro's Black Whip" SATURDAY OWL SHOW i "Dr. Temor's House of 1 Horrors" Selected Shorts

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