The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 18, 1947 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 18, 1947
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PAGE SIX Missco Basketball Tournament Play for A and B Teams Starts Tomorrow Night in Osceola i, The Mississippi County basketball tournament gets underway tomorrow night in OsccoJa as boys' and girls' teams from eight Class B and three Class A schools be^in operations, aimed at county cage laurels and a chance lo crash distiict play. The tournament will continue through Saturday night + _ With only three class A schools represented In boys' play, tills tournament will 1 be a whirlwind affair and requires Just two games to decide the county champs. The BCytherille .chicks start the A tourney tall rolling as they eUsh with the Manila Lions at 8:30 o'clock tomorrow nlfhl. Leach.ville, the other A entrant, of course drew a bye and will tangle with the winner of the Ely Chicks to Meet Lion Cagers In Leachville In n final lilt before going into .aiy- county tournament play tomorrow thcville-Manila fracns at 8:30 n| 8ht, the Chick boys' and girls' o'clock Friday night in Hie chain- squads Journey to Lo.ichville ln- pionship finals. i night, to meet the Lions and Lion- Class B tourney boys' play will ^ff s tor tlie lntl ' d llme ' n 's sea- be launched at 7:3o o'clock toinor- 1 ... , row night when Luxora meets Os- ' " Ull . s s , crl °^, of '""tings, Hit ceola. in other first-round tills, f cl '° stnnds llc d nnd tonight's Shawnec and Dyes s quintets clash !i' acns wi11 bl ' cak lliat tond'oek J" at 7:30 o'clock Thursday nlglU./^ hrc ^ n ™° ^f™^"". 0 ^ — - ».wu \j «-iui_«. j. ijuiauity iiiuiii'i f.i\ -,. 7 i Dell and Wilson meet at 1:00 ilm.!. V 16 c }" cks «""cxcd Die Ilrw Friday and Gosnell plays Kciser at •, ,, rvy *' hen . ^ ™>'>' e ", lllc tltie 3:00 pjn Friday I n " lc LcMhville Invitation to»r- Winner O f (tie Luxora-Osceola " amcnl '«> December by romping game will battle the Shawncc- i L '; ost <l uln 'et 55 to 47 niter Dyess tilt victor In semi-finals at' bl '1 nklnB a 21 ' 21 li« lf tlmc dcart- 10 o'clock Saturday morning. Winners of the Dell-Wilson and Gos- ncll-Kciser games meet In another semi-finals tilt at noon Saturday. Finals Saturday Nlghl Finalists will meet in the cham- .ionship-play-off at 9 o'clock Saturday night. To decide third place winner and qualification for district tournament entrance, the losers of the Late last month, the Lions paid the Chicks a visit and evened the score by nosing them out on the home court by a 43 to 40 count in a jet-propelled thriller. The Blythcville Girls have handed the Lionesses decisive defeats in both prvloiis meetings. The, Chick sextet ousted the hostess 'six In quarter-finals play of the Lcach- villc invitation tourney by a 41 to IB trouncing. When the Lionesses came here semi-finals will meet in a consoln tipn tilt' at 7 o'clock Saturday ' — ^••-....•..'tj v.uiu>* **^i*. night. Loser of the finals will re- I fo f , n rclm "» engagement, the Chick ceive second place honors. ntrU r »'"" 1 ''" 1 '" - *'•"•• -"•"" Twelve sextets tangle throughout girls' division play of the conn 1 ? tourney, which is not divided A and B classes. Wilson and Kelscr girls : open tourney play In a first round at »:30 o'clock tomorrow night. Fln- i^hing the opening night's piny, the Luxora and Missco girls tangle in 'another first-round contest ft t U:3Q tomorrow night. rThe BlythevJlle Girls go into their first tourney game at 6:'30 Thursday night against the Osceola sextet. •-' Ajrlngton Piefcens of Janesboro and Trigger Wall of Manila will officiate at the games. Additional bracketlngs of girls' division games will be published tomorrow. Manila Lions Tamed By Bay Cage Quintet • The powerful Bay cage live trounced the Manila Lions 25 lo 13; last night on the Craighead Couhtlans 1 court as the Lionesses marched to a '36 to 26 win, iMc'Mosters of the Bay Girls led scoring by a wide margin as she amassed 23 points. The Bay boys point-making was headed by Moon with M tallies.' Two Missing Witnesses Delay Gambling Trials NEWPORT, Ark., Feb. 18. (UH) —Gambling cases against Hcbsrt Fortune and Joe Tarkington were continued in circuit court here yesterday 'because of the absence 01 two state witnesses. Judge S. M. Bone of Batesville instructed Sheriff J. p. Maston to continue his search for the witnesses and place them under bond •lor appearance at a later date Cab Drivers Are Sought as Mob Leaders PICKENS, S. C.. Feb. 18.—(UP) —State Police, orders into the case by Gov. j. Strom Thurmond, took charge of the iuvesngntion today of the removal from jail and lynching . o[ a Negro murder su^ spect. Capt. G. R. Richardson of the State Constabulary was In charge o: the state's investigation. The March centered among taxi-cab drivers in this area. The Negro was accused of killing a w hi tc taxicab driver and many of ihe mob 01 30_uhl(e men wor e taxi-cab drivers caps, according to Jailer Ed Oibtrap, who said they forced him at gunpoint to surrender Ihe" Ne- Gilstrap's identity of the hats, and his daughter's statement that several taxicabs «ere included in the game Oirls repeated In n slow doivned ttieni 24 to 15. Probable starting line-ups follow: Boys' Game Chicks Gentry ____ P. Jcrnlgan J. Elliott . Traylor . . Blylhcvlllc B. Bnll .... B. Wh'hunt Widner W. Wh'hunt Travis Seay Pos. P.... P C .... G ... a Girls' Game Pos. P F' V G G,. G...! Lenchvlllc .. . Scott . Johnson . Adnrns T. Welch . Croom Leachville . Parsley . Finch .. . Scott . . I3nilej' . . Lyroly Apperson Motion's Best Bird Dogs Vie for Championship GRAND JUNCTION, Tenn., Feb. IS. (UP)— "Subsidy," a pointer bitch owned by Daniel Gllchrist of Court-1 land, Ala., and Lebanon Tim, owned by G. Dawson "*Coleman ol Philadelphia. Pa., paced Ihe Held today in the national bird dog championships. Subsidy, cast with 'Mississippi Ranger, a pointer owned 1 by H. W. Hetwig of Canton, O., stacked up a find of six covey during a tliree- liour run. Lebanon Tim, cast with Proctor Noy, owned by Dr. p. T. Kilman of Malakoff, Tex., chalked up a score of four. JBLYTHEVILLEJARK.) COURIER NEWS Leaves Hospital Leaving French Hospital In New York City for hl s home, Babe Ruth salutes crowd of admirers lhat waited lo see him on the street outside Ihe building. The famous baseball player at one time was not expected to live after a serious operation. (NBA T1SLEPHOTO) Wilson Cagers Take Twin Bill From Luxora Luxora High School cagers dropped a twin bill last night lo Wilson High S:hool on the .Luxora court as the boys bowed to the Wilson tiuint before a 33-18 score aiul the girls were defeated 43-H2, Taking an carli' lead and marching ahead all the way, the Wilson lads were sparked by Hale, lilgh- potnt man with 11 tallies to "his favor. Luxora's high-point man was 'aycl, with six points. Tucker of the Wilson girls' team pructically played a one-man same as she marked uj) 23 points of her own. Luxora's high-point i;irl player was C:ay wHh nine laMies. I Ouqucsne Stands Alone In Ranks of Undefeated NEW YORK, (Feb. IB. (UP)—Dll- ciucsnc, only inx^fealed college basketball team in the country, added lo Its record last night with a 63 to 39 conquest of Valparaiso lor its lOtii victory, and other top teams also won. Kentucky, rated the best in the nation, romped over Alabama, 63 to S3, as Ken Rollins got 10 points. It was Kentucky's ninth straight victory in the Southeastern Conlcr- •nce, and gave the Wildcats M 'ictories In 26 games. Memphis is Selected For Public Links Tourney ATLANTA, Feb. IS. (UP)—Pulton County Commissioner R. L. Doyal has received word that the 1MB aniEtcur public links championship of the TJ. S. IGolf Association will be held Monday through Saturday, Sept. 6 through n at the Memphis, Tenn., Country Chft>. Boxer Suspended NEW YORK, Feb. 18. (UP) — Ray (Sugar) Rcbinson, world welterweight champion, was suspended for SO days and fined 3500 Monday by the New York State Athletic I commission for his failure lo report a S25.C09 bribe offer convoy which carried away 35 year old Willie Earle to his death indi- cate<j lhat Mends of the slnin man had meted out revenge. Earle was accused of robbing and ratally wounding a Greenville cab- bie, T. W. Brown, Saturday night. At o a.m. yesterday Gllstrap answered a knock and found himself confronled by the mob _Too Lote to Classify For Sale 1'hone 836. Wonted J We Guarantee • j RECAPPING I i { | with ; j Hawkinson Treads ! j Let Your Nexr Tires Be | j GENERALS I i ; j Cost More — Worth More • i _ • ! MODINGER TIRE CO. j { H6 K. I^ahi Phone ZZOI I BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Cage Games Tonight Mississippi County r.lgh Schools scheduled to,participate in basketball games tonl»ht are Oosncl! plr.ying West Ridge at Ecowali; Osceoin, meeting Kciser at Keiser; and Shawncc, playing Turrell at TlllTCll. Ward and Szasz Lose Mat Match Rough and Tumble Event is Won by Galento and Keene After out-wrestlingi their opuon- eiHs for two falls, Tommy Wa ra and Al Sv.nsz succumbed to" the slugging rough and tumble of Al Galento and Charley Keene In tne declsioning third fall of a tiir match last night on the Legion Arena mat. ' The second fall—the only complete victory scored by Ward and Sznsz—was a whirlwind affair that wound ul> In the unusually short time of five minutes. Ward and Galento held t'ic limelight In the main event as th<> former's consistently fistic offence was matched only by the lattc"'s picayunlsh attitudes and underhanded maneuvers. After Kccne had opened the first, rail by giving Szn&r, a working over, ward entered but Keorte couldn't coax Galento to relieve him. Galento was free with advice to his teammate but re'vmlheci utterly disinterested in tangling wltli the scrappy Ward. Ward put Keene In the defen- [sive ami had him worried and reluctant to come to blows. Ali fire nmt fists. Ward took the in-1 illative and took out after both' foes. Galento finally came In against Ward and at the first opportunity began drawing Keene in for extra-curricular assistance. Ward countered by mauling ento and turning him over to Sznsz, who found himself tied up in a hammer- head-lock. BIKI.V Mn Gels Results Entering untagged, Wnrd came to Sznsr.' aid and a brief mix-up followed. Minutes later, Keene look over Ihe offensive and pum- mcled ward. Galento continued the punishment, until Ward \ws worn down and eliminated by a body pin. Szasz then baltled it out with dalcnlo, using his fast and elfec- tlve bouncing, twisting getiway methods. Kccne entered to tej greeted by Szasz' fist but recouped lo slujr s/asx imlil Galento came in to c&nimstcr more of the same. The com'oincct climbing left su\s7. groggy and it was Gnlcnto who piled atop him for the pinning. Fall lime was 25 minutes. | Szasz lost no time In establishing the lead as he opened the second fall action by lacing both Gaten'.'o and Keene in the ropes in two ron'sccutlvc movements when Hie former entered the ring uninvited. Keene and Szasz swapped body slams until the ialter was forced into GalniKo's corner where lie received some two-on-one treai- ment.Though this left. Szasz grog- By, he staged n [juicfe comeback to throw Keene and twist his 'fool, till he capitulated. Galento hustcu- ed the end of this fall as 'h'e paused to strut, turning his back to Ward, who promptly laid "a, knngaroo-klck in the middle of ills back. Ward caught him on the first bounce to apply a body pin imd tnke the fall for him aria Szasz in five minutes. ;' Keene opened the last fall by working Ward over but Szasz was soon to enter and retaliate with Mexican League Players Seeking Fatter Contracts • MEXICO CITY, Feb. 18. (UP) — Jorge •Pasquel, whose pesos lured many big league baseball players lo Mexico last season, today faced a united demand <by his Mexican League "regulars" that their salaries be brought In line with the importations. So serious is the situation that Pasquel will fly to Havana In his own plane tomorrow lo meet with the holdout groups, but one source at Mexico city said Pastjuel win tell the holdouts they will Have to play for the same salaries they got last season. Max Lanier, former St. Louis Cardinal .southpaw, was ;?.*s -^nly former majir leaguer reported dissatisfied with Ills 1S47 contract. Most of the major leaguers came lo Mexico under two-year or three;.car contracts, but Lanier, with a one-year contract, had a disappointing season after suffering a sore arm. It was said lie was given a severe cul, perhaps as much as 50 per cent of Hie 515,000 mentioned as his 1040 return. Most of the Mexican League players are now engaged in v, inter baseball in Cuba, where they have discussed the big money paid :o Ihe major leaguers. an extensive headloek. wara charged In, fists flying, and soon Galento found himself taking dual punishment in his opponent-, corner, ward punished Galcuto with an arm level and head scisso-s until Keene arrived on the arena to slap a prolonged hammcrtocK Tries Onc-Man Comeback The first pinning was s ecor«!s away and was set up when Sz-isy body-blocked Galento twice but was caught on the thj.-d try by an hare! jab to the solar plexus. Galento then whipped Szasz over and ousted hl m from the Il.rhi with n crab hold. Ward tried a one-man comeback but Galento and Kccne teamed up in a fistic attack that was too much for him. Keene ended the alternating slugfest by getting in the last blow and pinning Ward alter 21 minutes. SZHSZ out-wrestled Galonlo in a fust and rough one-fall preliminary bout but despite his trickv elusive tactics was caught in "a body scissors that clamped him to the mat. Galento's winning time was 12 minutes. Ward and Keene staged a horrl- fought contest in which the advantage changed several times. The battle went back and forth and It, was anybody's bout until Ware.' loosed a pair of kangaroo-kicks followed by a body pin to wir. the semi-windup in 10 minutes. SPRING PLANTING SEEDS Spring Oats, l.cspocloxa, Alfalfa ami Pasture Mixtures ALL POPULAR VARIETIES SOYBEANS SEED CORN AND GARDEN SEEDS Select your Field or Garden Seeds from BlytheYille's largest Seed Stock Blytheville Soybean Corporation 1800 W. Main Phones 856, 857 TJ STOPS "DOSING ttR CONSTIPATION Now depends on famous cereal to keep "regular" , Arc harsh laxatives making your life miserable? Then road this 3inccrc, unsolicited letter: "' !"») 5 ? ">'"•>> ImuMc with irrctwlarily thRl it just nbont drove me crazy. Dosing rulievdl for n short lime...coat me plcnlx-. I wns iilxuit to Kivc U|> hoj.B when 1 heard "bout KELLOCC-S .-1 1.L- 11RAN. Bclieva •ne. i.'atlnK thin brcnllfasl cerenl ev-L-ry i\ny All • »» 0 lw eM : ^°"' ' ' ll; " enrl onlirely ui, i\l.L.BKAN to keep me regular." Mra. rranK W. Lange. Vernonla, Oregon. Eatinfj KEI,LOC5G'S ALL- ISltA N regularly has brought lasting relief to thousands suffering constipation due to lack of bulk in the diet. If you have this trouble eat KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN every day — and drink plenty of water. You may never have to take another laxative again! Try it! If after 10 days you are not coiniilctclu satisfied, send the omiity carton back to the Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, Michigan, and get double your money back! ALL-BHAN is not a purgative but n tasty breakfast food made •from the vital outer layers of [Whole wheat. Eat daily cither ns | a cereal, or in muffins. Just nsk •,your procor for KELLOGG'S 'ALL-BKAff. Osceola Juniors Lick Gosnell to Tune of 44-10 The Osceola Juniors steam-rol- lered Oosnell Juniors 44 to 10 last night on the Oosnell court as the host Junior girls squeezed' out a 25 lo 24 win. The Gosneli junior sexlet won their game by a free throw taKcn after the last whislle NEW. An Osceola four Just as the game ended gave Ihcm Ihe charity toss, which Springer sunk to cop thej lilt. Canamorc of Gosnell was high-scorer with 10 paints followed by Sprinyer with nine. •Hill and Mizc paced the .Osceola Junior boys as they racked up U maikers apiece. emerged from the PciuJscoi County high school basketball tournament at Camthersville as championship learns. To take 'top laurels, the Hayli cuiint dcivncd Coowc 30 lo 12 and the Holland sextet defeated Steele 30 to £2 in the finals. i JTUKSDAY, FKBKUARY 18, 19/17' f- Brings MIGHTY FAST Long-lasting Relief In Giant orioles of South America sometimes Build v.esls that dangle six feet long. Hayti Boys, Holland Girls Win Pemiscot Tourney 'Hayti boys and 'Holland girls IF YOU NEED Walk In Boxes Dry Coolers Ice Cream Boxes Home Freezers or Any Heavy Refrigerator for Immediate Delivery CALL Steele 17F22 DIXIELAND SERVICE ELLIS POOLK, Owner & Mgr. Highway 61 North at HOLLAND, MO. . ..anew, better HgE-rf-fraffic road inary is this new kind of low cost road. Here's how it is done— Th» road builder* limply mix «xact a mow nit of portJjnd <«menr end wa,»r (dtier-mined in advone* by laboratory teitt) with Ih* «xiiting roadway toll. No other materials ara u>*d. Grodin;; androlting cam- pl«T» |S« job. Soil-Cfm+nl It MuaJly man rfioii9O% Kit. Hundreds of Miles of Proof There's no guesswork about Soil-Cement roacls. Hundreds of miles now in service throughout the couptry have proved their durability and economy. Sofi'Ceweiit is not intended for use on heavy duty roads. For such roads portfand cement concreie is the most economical pavement. Soil-Cement does offer new economy and uniformity for light-traffic roads. Urge your officra's (o use .Soil-Cement for future light-traffic paving. COUGHS CHEST COIDS '. n s CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Cost* So Little" WEEKDAY* ji, Bo* Office Opens 8:45 p.m.™ Show atari* 7:0* p.m TUESDAY "MY PAL WOLF" with rcc Cleveland, Sharon MolTett Also Short Subjects Wednesday & Thursday "Tall In The Saddle" with John, George "Gabby" Hayes unrl E!la Haines hcnal: "Phantom Itider" Chapl. 4 Also Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVEB.Y NIGR1 Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Day« 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Bon. 1 p.m. Coat Showing Tuesday "JAN IE" with .!iiyi-e Reynolds Selected Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "RAGE IN HEAVEN" with Ingrid Bergman and Itobcrt Montgomery Selected Shorts Open 6:30 p.m.; Show Starts 7 p.m. PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION DIG Falls Bldg., Memphis 3, Tenn. A national organization lo improve and cxtpnd the uiei of concrete . : . through scientific reiearch and engineering field woik I f. F, ft' s economical and safe makes food taste better! When your icu niun delivers ice to your liomc, * he brings you the means to fresher foods Hint taste as good as they look. Our ice is nwdc in .snuitary- ice houses, and is kept pure until it rwiclics you . . . use ice freely, it gives you so much for so little money! iCE ADDS REFRESHMENT TO EVERY MEAL - - ARKANSAS ICE & STORAGE CO. W. Main St. ^ Phone 2847 N. Hiwhy 61 BI/rrHEVlU,E, ARKANSAS ICE HOUSE ON WEST MAIN -NOW OPEN- The ice house on West Main Slrcct is now open for business ullcr having been closed for the iwsl (cw months, if you pickup your ice «t tho ice house, feel dee to use these facilities now. —CALL 2841 — For delivery anywhere at anytime call 28-11. Don't forget to keep that ice si?i> out . , . but In cnso you do, call nnd we'll deliver promptly I ifc^ ?'' r Tuesday PAL NIGHT A MEDAL for BENNY" with Dorothy Lamour Serial: ".Tack Armstrong" Chapl. l i Also Sluirls Wednesday & Thursday "The Corn Is Green".^ .vith Kcttc. J»ai-is News of tlic ]>;iy Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today KKO News and Cartoon Wednesday & Thursday 'Gentleman Joe Palooka' with Lean Errol :iml ,T 0 c Kirkwood XCMS ;\nrt Short

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