The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 15, 1947
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PACK SIX Paps Reach Semi-Finals In Junior Cage Tournament BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 1 Continuing to sail through the Mississippi County Junior* High basketball tournament at Lenchville, the Klythevillc Papooses advanced to tlie semi-finals hy hammering (lie Shawnee Juniors 32 to 13 in second-round play last night. The Paps grabbed a. long lead* ._ ____ In the opening minutes of tlie tilt and tallied 14 markers In the lirst period while limiting the Shawnee quint to a lone two points. The game became more defensive in the second quarter as the Paps picked up five more and Shawnee ad'ded three for a 19 to 5 m'ftime count. Center Jim Berry paced the paps by sinking 10 points for high- scoring honors. Pap suarit Percifull and Shawnee forward Felts shared runner-up spot with six each. The Paps' second five played half tlie game. The Paps went into semi-finals play against the Osceola Juniors at 10:30 this morning. The other semi-finals tilt, set for 11:20 this morning, put Whitloii against Lcachvllle Juniors, winners of these two games meet in tlie championship finals tonight at 8:<!5. Whitton Advances, Too Whitton moved to the semi-finals by romping Wilson 19 to 6 yesterday afternoon and Leachville advanced by nosing on the Manila Juniors 21 to 19 last night In Junior Girls' play today, Kci- ser was slated to meet Luxora In semi-finals at 9 o'clo:k with Oyess and Manila girls tangled in the other semi-windup at 9:45. Ine Girls' championship play-off will be staged ht 7:45 tonight. •To hit the seml-flnnls, Dycss girls ousted the Gosnell sextet 31 to 25 and Manila tromped Whitton 24 to 9 yesterday afternoon. Kelscr advanced Sy downing Lcachvllle '•!» to 22 last night. .'Semi-final losers in both boys' and girls' divisions will meet tonight lo determine third place \vln- nfers and district tournament eligibility. The Boys' consolation game is scheduled for 6:40 tonight while the Girls' consolation play-off will be staged at 6 o'clock. iStarling linc-nps and box scores in the iPaps-Shawnee tilt last night Baseball Player Fatally Injured By Pitched Ball OLIFTON FORGE, Va.. Feb. !5. (UP)—The first baseball death ol 1947 was believed recorded here Hits week when an Eaglcrork Hign School player died after being struck on the head by a ball. Hubert Bices, 17, died Thursday night in HID Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Hospital here. He was at <bat when the fast ball hit his head. Principal Hunter Huffman of the Eagle Rock High School said no Inquest was being held by the coroner. follow: Paps (32) Pos. Wyatt (7) F. 'Honeycutt (4) ..F B?rry (10) ....C. Dormer , O. Percifull (6) ,'.c] Shawnee <13) Paulk ... Music (1) Higgins Bell (5) .' Adams Shawnee Cage Teams W/n From Lepanto Shawnee High School cagcrs coppc tia double bill last night on the Joiner court as the boys downed the Lcpanlo quint 37 to 20 and the girls turned back the invading sextet 43 to 28. Grabbing an early lead and in front all the way, the Shawnee boys held an 18 to 11 margin nt halftimc. Vroonian sank 10 points for Shawnee and Ray put through five to lead Lepanto, The Shawnee Girls also commanded their game, moving to a 28 to 17 intermission count. Smith of Shawnee lopped scoring with her 20 points as Houchin of Lepanto followed closely with 10. Shawnee cagers Journey to Turrell Tuesday night for their next games. Substitutions: Paps — Deer (2., Broke <1), Caldwell (1), Gentry (1), Bunch. Shawnee—Hookett, Felts (6), Welch (1), Hammock, Sample. ;«eferees: E:b and Arrington •Pickens (Jonesboro). Blond Milkman In Boxing Ring Surprises Fans '. NEW YORK. Feb. 15. (UP) — Unbeaten Charley Fusari, New Jersey's blorjd milkman, was considered a definite threat to Ray (Sugar) •Robinson's world welterweight i. crown today because of tlie rnag- j -nificent manner in which he battered veteran Tippy Ixirkin into helplessness before a sell-out crowd at 'Madison Square Garden. "The blond milkmin Jloored the favored Larkin five times to' achieve a technical knockout victory at '2:w of the ninth round. ~-As 18,494 fans roared their admiration for Fusari's punching prowess .Referee Arthur Donovan Monday's Mat Battle Looms As Tough One A roiifjh mat uroKi-um looms for local wrestling fans Monday night when Al SMS/ and Tommy Ward collide with Al Gnlcnto nn<! Charley Kccnc In the weekly tau match at the Legion Arena. This booking brfnits back two op ponenfs of lust Monday's fracas, Ward and Kerne. They hncl the ring to themselves briefly in the last minutes of [he second and final fall last week with Ward blasting throur-h with flying tackles and a body pin to oust Kccne. When Kccnc meets Ward In oils nf tlie preliminary touts, he will be scrapping to avoid a repetition of tills defeat. While Ward Is the more scientific grappler of the two, he baronies n formidable slugger when his temper flares up. And his temper is likely to rise to new heights in the company of three rough nnd tumble urtlsts. Keene. n hard-hitting catch-ns- cnlch-cnn stylist, will be making his second appearance here Monday night. Also making his second appearance here will be Al Galento. A lull 200-pomxler. Galento Is a rough operator from the first bell to the last. He was stopped fro nullsplay- tnil much offensive work his first trip here by the hard-wrestling Welch brothers, Roy and Jack, who handed him an evening full of punishment. Sznsz brings back with him his high-flying footwork. His bag of gi-nppllng tricks includes n paralyzing kangaroo-kick given added drive by a leap into the air that places his (lying feet on n level with the victim's head. He has drubbed several opponents with his agile monkey-flips. In the other one-fall, 30-mimile time limit preliminary bout, Sznsz will bring his fancy footwork into action against Ward. Robinson said he laughed at the man, pointed out that he was down to 148 pounds already and that there wasn't enough money to make him lose his chance to win the title, then held by Servo. Lat- ?r Servo cancelled the bout be. cause of a nose injury and was de- rnn-, , , •£?,'" e lliIlUl : P rive d of the title, which Robin- round last night to save Larkin son won by defeating Tommy Bell Another Boxer Seeks to Clear 'Bribe Rumor' NEW YORK, Feb. 15. — (UP) — Welterweight Champion Ray Robinson said he would "clear up a llt- tle misunderstanding" when he appears before the New York Stale Athletic Commission today for an inquiry into stories that Ire rec'civ- ed but did not report a bribe offer. According to interviews with Robinson published in two New York nc',vspaper s in December, the fighter was approached by a _ „.., „ stranger before a Robinson-Marty wi 'h the world champion St. Louis Servo bout scheduled for Sept. 6 ' and it was Intimated that the stranger would pay S25.0DO if .Robinson failed to mnkc the "145- pound weight limit. Babe Ruth Heads For Home After Trip to Hospital SPTS (BADE RUTH Heads—18 W NEW YORK, Pe'o. 16, (UP) — Babe HitUi "headed for home" today nnd though the roar of the crowd wasn't in his cars, he knew that all America was behind him as never lx>fore in all the times he rounded third base on his i;lor- Inus career on the baseball dla- mend. For tills was the "home run- that counted the most with the Paleface Archers Make Puny Showing in Big Buffalo Hunt SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, I'M? Wyo., Feb. 15.—(UP) archers and the heads and hides persons who watched of the animals were auctioned last buffaloes elude a cloud of night, the proceeds going to the at close range Shrincrs Hospital at Salt take City. „,,„,, .„_ , IVo Qf the s|)aggy Wson weie wounded. Each was hit by two irrows which punctured the hide. The third buffalo escaped unscratched. three .. __ flying arrows fired by paleface archers marvelled today that the Indians ever managed to eat meat. Only four of the 30 arrows even hit the animals, n s they charged through an "arena" in Wyoming's big "buffalo hunt'' yesterday. /Each of the archers, standing alxiut 50 Babe—and with iiis legion of tans yards away, was given one shot, from coast to coast. I All of which proves, said the This time lie was leaving his drab Kawllns Chamber of Commerce, room In French Hospital where he' sponsors of the "hunt," that hu- liad b2cn lor 82 days to go to his I mane societies were wrong when home, an apartment on Riverside " an apartment Drive, for a week-end week. The Jjabc isn't well—far or perhaps from it. He still has not recovered aat- from a serious neck op- tliey siiid it would be an "unsi>ort.s- manllke slaughter." Blaming "high winds, lime pressure and movement of the animals" for their poor showing, the archers asked for another chance. The ion performed last Jan. (i lor sponsors said they were willing to in undisclosed ailment. But the stage the hunt again "if particl- tloctors. nurses, and consultants | p a nts desired." looking after him 1 — to his pleas, lii:- , who have been finally gave in tiring thai -a change would do him good," . probably Tigers Register Season's 16th Basketball Win (By United Press) Little Rock High School scored a •11 to 32 decision over Pine Bind last iiifht while the North Siders were dropping a close 38 to 36 decision to El Dorado. It was the 10th straight Big 1C victory for the Little Uock team Pine Bhill was out front seven to one early in the game, but the Tigers pulled Into an 18 to 18 halUtme tie. A third-quarter rally gave Little Rock nn edge they maintained the remainder of the game Bob Boggess topped the scoring for the capital city team with 10 points, while Hyburn led Pine Bluff with 12 points. In El Dorado, the North Skiers held a 19 to 18 halftlmc lead but were trailing 38 to 33 one minute before the whistle. A fast-moving late rally added three points two short of n tie. Ray Parks lee! the scoring for El Dorado with 17 points while Roy Ncase looped In 12 for North Little Hock. Thc archers had buffalo meat on the table today, but only because the contest rules provided that any buffalo still living utter the hunt would be killed by rifle bullets. The meat was divided among the night lo annex the state AAU title. The Bismarck defense bottled Florence Golf who scored 14 points, but her sister Mary poured In 27 to lead the attack. Adell Martin, Bismarck's leading scorer, was held to four points, but that left Char- lenc Whitley open to loop in 22. In the independent division, the Little Rock Boys Club B team dc- Icatcd the A team 3G to 25. Baseball Clubs Shun Twin Bills For Sunday Play NEW YORK, Feb. 15. (OP) — Sunday double headers (or Brooklyn Dodger and Chicago Cub lans will be n thing of the past this season, if advance plans work out. it was revealed today in the 1U47 National League schedule. Neither team has scheduled a Sunday twin-bill, although some way be created later in the season because of postponed games. The list of playing dates also showed a total of 147 night games from further punishment. •As Fusari of Irvington, N. J., rcf- in December. It was apparent that Robinson fr«^»| h ' S - ? 8th ™ nsecuUve , P r °- i expected" to'escape thc'punishmcnt fessional victory, he amazed the dealt to —•-•-•• • • - • Hie contender, lost his license and cannot box In New York. Robinson's defense appeared to ie that the ofter was not a bribe lose the fight, as was Orazi- ino's. There was no claim that cither Robinson or Graziano officially reported the offers, as re- 'Mond not only out-punched his more exp;rienced opponent, tout he actually out^bcxed him in several rounds. Jockeys Arrive at Spa HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Feb. 15 (UP)—Those "little boys" who toot home the winners—and the losers- arc beginning to arrive at Oaklawn Park here for the 30-day spring racing meeting. • Oaklawn In the past always has had-a; lot of the country's best jockey talent, and this year promises not to break the streak. H. Keene, leading rider of last spring's meeting, leads the con'in- gent. quired by , commission rules. . Sugar Ray said the stranger cither wanted to win an odd bet that Robinson couldn't make the weight. or wanted somehow to protect Servo's title, which would have been safe in nn overweight bout even if Robinson won the fight. A surface copper mine at Bisbcn Ariz., which covers 35 acres, hns produced more than 20,000,000 ton; of copper ore. Marianna Girts Win AAIS Cage Title in State Meet LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Fob 15 (UP)—Led by Mary EoiT, the Marianna High School girls quintet defeated Bismarck 43 to 40 here last NOTICI-: Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will within the time fixed by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for n permit, to sell beer at retail at 512 Locust, Blythevillc, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character .that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by tlie nnder- siyncci lias been revoked within nve years last past; and that the undersigned' has never been convicted of violating tlie laws of this state, or any other state, relating to the sale of alcoholic liquors. C. A. Eakcs. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 14 day of Feb., 1941. Mrs. Marshall Blackard (Seal) Notary Public My 1Q43. commission expires March 9 Cardinals playing 41 of their sch- !dulcd 77 home games after UarK o lead the wap. The 147 total, one ess than the 148 night games previously announced for American <eagnc clubs, means that nearly one game out of every five in tlie majors next season will be played after dark. There was a general tendency •unong clubs to reduce the nuirmcr of Sunday twin bills. The Card- nals scheduled only one. and thei Boston Braves three. Only 42 Sunday twin-bills arc scheduled in all, whcrcr.s there are 906 Sunday dales for the league season. However, only three teams, tne Cardinals, Boston Braves and • Pittsburgh Pirates are going in J heavily for night baseball. Tnc 11 Braves have scheduled 29 and the • Pirates 21. With the 41 for the Cardinals, the three teams will have a total of 91 night yames as compared with 56 for all of the other teams combined. DEALERSHIP OPEN! ' i •• Dealership open in thisfarca for Aeronca Aircraft parts and accessories Also Continental Engines and parts CONTACT KNAPP CLARKSVILLE, TENN. SALES & SERVICE PHONE 1387R Rough Game BRING US YOUR POULTRY! We Fay Highest Prices for all Hens, Roosters, Ilucks and Geese Save That Middleman's Front. Our Trices Governed by Market Value Highway 61 North Phone W T HAUIQ I UHVIO MEMPHIS. Tcnn.. Feb. 15. (UP) - Leslie Slccle racked up 19 points I lar.t niKht to lead Memphis State to a 40-30 victory over the University ol Chattanooga in a rough game which saw ;3 personal touls colled. State led 25-17 at halltimo. A 33-pound Mackinaw Is the largest trout catch made bv a fisherman in Wyoming to date ' * F\ -^ <f£,*4< *"£* , '»t\l BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING ^ <= ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! ed Scats on Sale at the Legion Arena from G p. m . Every Monday Monday, Fe b. 17- * DULT8 ^^™« ^ ROX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH AL SZASZ and TOMMY WARD AL GALENTO and'cHARLEY KEENE ^ ALSO 2 7-FALL, 30 MIHUTE MATCHES Al Szasz Tommy Ward vs. AI Galento vs. Charley Keene R COMPLETE WHEEL ALIGNMENT Did you know that ii one of your wheels is as little as one- eighth inch out of line, your tire it dragged sideways approximately 85 feet in every mile? It is easy to see from this fact, how much unnecessary wear |your tires receive if your wheels pre out pi line. Faulty wheel alignment, liVo hazardous. Play safe —drive In" today and let us check your, wheel alignment with our; Bennett-Feragen Chassis An.] alyzer. In a matter of minutes we can give you accurate, visual! proof of the exact alignment' condition of your wheels. If correction is necessary, we can' put your -wheels in perfect alignment quickly and at a «urprisingly [ ow BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. 219 So. 2nd. ,&-. PKone 422 attention welders . . . You can now purchase a complete acetylene welding outfit for $62. This is the latest type medium sixe genuine Harris Calorific, the oldest manufacturer ol' welding equipment. BLYTHEVILLE Machine Shop 211 So. 2nd !>h. 2S28 We Guarantee RECAPPING with Hawkinson Treads Let Your Next Tires Be GENERALS Cost More — Worth More MODINGER TIRE CO. 416 K. Main Plume 2201 CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Cost) So Little" WEEKDAY* Box Office Opens 0:45 p.m. •ihw. «Urte 1:M p.m KKAI, KSTATE WANTED City Property, all tyi»i tusliieiaoi >n<t farms In aud around Blytbevillc, .Sell us your iiroyerty, plenty of ouyers—list nowl Phone ^3'J4. J. J. Field. Bonded [teal EBtat? Broker. IF Local & Long Distance Moving Cotnp«t«at Help and equipment. Ade- quatel/ Insured Contract Hauling aud Ulac. Services, Bom« Berrtce ft 8tora>|e Co. I'»OD6 2801 Last Time Today "Sheriff of Las Vegas" with Wild Bill Kliioll as Itcd Ryder Serial: "Black Arrow" Chapter •! Also Cartoon v Saturday OWL SHOW Starts 11:00 p. m. "Barbary Coast Gent" with Wallace Beery, Frances Itnlterly Serial: "Monster and the Ape" Cliapt. 3 Also Shorts Sunday and "Keep Your Powder Dry" with Bill Johnson, Laratne Day Susan I'elcrs, Luna Turner News anil Cartoon Your feet will feel better —stay better if you >ave those shoes resoled properly at our Quality Shoe Sliop. Longer wear for less Money! HALTERS QUALITY SHOE SHOP 121 W. Main Si. Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Starts 7 p.m. Last Time Today "LAWLESS EMPIRE" with Charles SlarcK as the Durango Kid Serial: "Son of the Guardsman" Also Shorts SATURDAY MIDMTE SHOW Starts at 10:45 p.m. "MURDER HE SAYS" with \ Fred AIucMurray, JIarjurie Mlj Selected Short Subjects FOR SALE Harris tractor, starter. motor completely (Never been used) Middle Huster 1 <).)(!—101 Jr. Masse> lights and power lift. Massey-Harris combine with overhauled and guaranteed. Massey-Harris 2 row planter Massey-Harris 2 row, 3 plow International Disc Harrow Massey-Harris 2 row Cultivator Massey-Harris new 2 plow—M inch bottom mole board breaking plow. ALL EQUIPMENT BOUGHT NEW IN 1946 810 ASH STREET Can be seen at illytlicrlllc Soybean Corporation DENT BROWNE IfiflO West Main St., Blylheville, Ark. SUNDAY & MONDAY "DEVOTION" witli Itla Liipino, I>:iul HiMiruhl FarLimoniit News Aiso Shorts iani-Yvax The World's Luxury Cleaner New Theater Manila's Finest (Shows EVIiKY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sat-Snn. 1 p.m. Cont Showini l Satar<J«y 'South of the Chrsholm Trail" with Charles Starrcll Also Shorts SATURDAY OWL SHOW "The Seventh Veil" Universal Picture Selected Short Subjects Sunday and Monday "Nobody Lives Forever" with John Garfielrt, Gcralrlirie Fitzgerald Also Short Subjects * WOODWORK * PORCELAIN * FURNITURE * ENAMELS Special Price for limited Time Only Cleans Beautifully! And so FAST This is the rich, smooth Cleaner you've been wanting. No mixing; no rinsing. Just a creamy stroke that takes off dirt, and leaves a lovely finish. That's all there is to it. Wipes off in a flash. Try a bottle and see! Save )9 coils on Ibis Annual Quart SpechI ol Sani-Wax, The World's Luxury Cleaner. CLEANS with a SHEEN I L THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "FOOL'S GOLD" with Hopalonj; C'assidy Cartoon and 10th Chapter of "Xorro's Black Whip" SATURDAY OWL SHOW "Dr. Temor's House of Horrors" PLANTERS HARDWARE CO., Inc. 126 W. Main St. Phone 515

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