The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 19, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 19, 1947
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K PAGE SIX Cagers Compete For Missco Title Biytheville Chicks To See Action Tonight On Osceola Court BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Score-Happy Leachville Lions Defeat Chicks to Tune of 70-46 The score-happy Leachvllie Lions*—- unllinbercd their best marksmanship to snow under the Blytheville Mississippi University Chicks with a 70 to 46 count Inst Uoseti Traditional Bivnl night on the Leachville hardwood. U P SCIS ' raamonai Ktval The Blythcvlile Girls met con- } sldernbly less trouble, however, nnd ,, .Opening .'gun, in Die bailie lor I '?<**" ««% 33 ,£" dccislon ov(lf i k the Mississippi county basketball I lhe Lcnchvll| e Lionesses. Miss, Feb. ID.— (UP) University oj Mississippi bns- 'iill loam last nlRht upset Us raiser starts at 6:30. Wilson Girls meet the Keisef ........{, i,,*, t,u,l\,.lv al'I.XJII My lilt. 13 , II ,1 i I *>l «u Cl.ick live, who lamed the Lions , " " sc " 'f '"•, °' c Mlss ccme ''' led the scoring hi the contest with wiison oins meet thc Kelsef once early li,t,c se-u'on , !c<1 " lc 5Corl "B '» tllc contest w: sextet in the opener followed at|°™ ,V , .!'. '3 points 7:30 by the Luxora-Osceola Class I ^' c Llo "f " e 8«» tncr » olllt - ' B boys' game. Launching the Class • ™" k '»« .""1, "."<„..™!*" ..""L W.u, <=„(* P^ Kl J hillo- (lie Pl-cc'" 14 "*" 16 »<•«*«,? H"« WUllil'fl fll, 11 fc. —, j- — . . A tourney, the Blythevllle chlcta i *l™ My ; »«* slightly over half, New Go// Pro Named clash with the Manila -Lions nt' "! clr „('""' count by liHcrmtsslon. 8:30. Luxora Girls meet Mlssco The Clicks picked up 18 | M |nts In'. MEMPHIS, rcnn., Feb. |0.-(UP) girls in the nightcap at 0:30. i f. hc flr£t two l' enods lo lh = L!olls ' I r Pnt Al)lx)t1 ' "f Pasadena, calif., Winner of the Clilcks-LIons till I to.'ilght will meet the Leachvillc night In thc " lc at former public links golf champion, Prcntis Jcrnigan paced Chick todny wns named the new profc.s- scoring with 14 markers followed slonul a l the Memphis Country j by Mlillln with 12. Adams was top Club. j scorer for thc lions with 15 tallies] Abhott succeeded the veteran W. meeting''^ thTsoason" oT the my- I f °.' r ? svcd 'S J^'ch by )2. | C. Sherwood, who resigned rcccnl- theville and Manila quints. The ', * L™. c * O . ti *?._ ln l tert the Iy ' Tonight's contest will be the first quints. Lions have won 12 games and lost, four this season while the Clitcks have also scored 4 dozen victories and dropped six. Chloks (a Baltic Manila Chicks slnted for opening nction tonight are Stafford nnci Caldwell as forwards, Hnrdy in pivot position and poster and D. Ellioti as guards. The Manila line-up is indefinite as yet, however, as injury and sickness has riddled the Lion squad, taking three of its top players — Harris, Mobley n nd Thrclkeld. j .,, • ... Coach Charles Jolliff said this " "' morning that he didn't know If any of them would be in shape to play tonight. Senior Hoys Chicks US} Pos. Lions (70) Ark., will take over March 1. Lionesses lo four points throughout. I Abbott, currently pro nt the the Inst hnlf nftcr Inking a 15 lo Hanlscrabble Olub. Fort Smith. 9 halftlme lead. ...... Bonnie Ball annexed 19 points for the Chick Girls to take high- scoring honors. Hicks led Leachville tallying with clglit. Starting line-ups nnd box scores follow:' Arkansan Selected MAXWELL FIELD, Ala., Feb. 19. — (UI'J—Cain. William Adams, of Enterprise, Ala., former Arkansas Slate college football nnd track Practicing? u'tima i-iu, j^u^. uons (vu; i „ . . , Gentry (C) F Welch rl2i cori<l11 ' today was named lo head an P. J'lg'an (14)". F'."" Croon, W ??" y l " lrmm " i " SI)01 ' ts 1)™!!''"'" nt •Hotlffe (2) C Adams (iV Mnxlvc "' °" nlc '- and Craig, Ala. F. J'igan «VV o:".: Jof, on « nml '^^•^•. nrl tlM*. Ill the Girls' Division, Dell, Shawnee, Gosnell and Dycss sextets drew byes In first-round play. The wniner of tonight's Wilson- Kelser tilt meet Dell at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. The Blytheville Girls piny their first tourney game agnlnst the Osccola sextet tomorrow night at 0:30 with;0ie winner slntcd to tangle with Shawnee In second-round plhy at. 4 o'clock Friday afternoon. Winners in lhe Friday afternoon girls' lilts wlli meet in semi-finals at 9 o'clock Saturday morning. Both having drawn firsi-round! byes, Gosnell nnd Dyess squads [ ' ~ meet in second-round play C:30 f>I !!/• Friday night. Manila tangles '•'•il 1 '1 lf1/J\A/nf»£* VV IflC L^achville in openins tourney piny ! *"• »* ™ • ItT^ ff IIIO T. Welch ....,.,, v-.r .... x^ A - H weiciiir 1 i rk . / • ,i .substitutions: chicks — Mullen j rind Pastor s Lost Money '™.L. J ' Eii '^ « ) '.?-»yJ? r - "»•»- In Burned Church Ruin* . Anthony (9), Scott (10), Shanes (7), Pierce (2), Enrl (4), Madison (4), S. Scott (1). Girls' Game Blytheville (33) Pos L'chvllle (10) B. Ball (19) Wilson (3) . Wtdner (0) E. Overman ' Travis Seay (5)* ... F. .P.. P.. G.. Ci .. G.. .. Pnrslcy tell ... . Hopplns Scott. (1) Bailey Lyrcly Apnerson Substitutions: Blytheville—White, L. Overman, w. Whisenhunt, B. Whisenhunt, Mann. Leachville — Coimcl, Bobbins, Richards, Smothers, Shipley (4), Illcks (8). "Later played as forward. at 8:3u tomorrow, night-with the j »• !/• victor meeting the winner of lo- tCfSV f ICtOfV Oyer Turrell night's' Luxora-Mlssco tilt in second-round play at 7:30 Friday night. ' "Semi-Finals, Finals Saturday These second-round winners arc slated . to clash in semi-finals at Nimroc] Gory The Shawnee High School cage five romped to nn easy 50 lo 11 win over Turrell.last night on the Turrell court. In Shawnee ( roll sextet The Shawnee boys held the Turrell five to a single field goal throughout the game. Vuvreltmnde Burned Church Ruins BRANSON, Mo. (UP)—Pleasant tidings from members of his for- nier Brnnson congregation were sent to Dr. John Crockett, head of Arkansas College nt liatesvllle. Last February the parsonage of the Presbyterian Church hero, of which lie was then pastor, burned to the ground and Crockett lost furniture, money, a large library and nearly all of his other personal property. Recently, three small boys were plnyhiB in tile ruins of the* church. Amid the ashes of a parlially destroyed suitcase they found S-100 of the minister's money. Public Address System Teaches Kids English BOSTON (UP)— Some 30 children of foreign-bom parents are learning English nt a public school in Boston's Chinatown by aid of a Public address system. A six-year-old Chinese girl steps "1> to a microphone on a raised onrt. in an op.ner, the j ^"°^ ..""IJ," 8 '" 8 rciu!ln e tlle Girls nosed-out the Tiir- ° v thc rhrcc Benrs -" It she t by ri 30 to 3D o,u m .^'™»°»"co., „ word, other chll- dicn raise Ihelr hands and the reading Is halted until n correction its other nin e " markers on ""roe - Tcncller Mary I. Elliott snys tlie throws. Prof It i, James and Brook:, • " ew mc 'hotl "is working miracles split scoring honors as each isai/;' ? ml lllc children are learning the 11 for Shawnee. language nlmost overnight." Margaret Smith paced Shawnee Girls scoring with 13 points, followed by Jimmie Smith with Wampler sank 17 for the Turre'ij six. In most of his he-man hero rnovie roles, Gary Cooper can lick his weight in wildcats barehanded, but he used a high- speed .22-caliber rifle lo bag the bob-tailed beautv he displays , above. Spoiling it near Sun Val- : ley, Idaho, where he is vacalion- , Ing, he tracked it down in the 1 — •• , mountains. D^es Stomach Gas and Bloat Make You Feel Miserable ? More Slccl Than Tin A "lin" can is actually 98!i per ccnl steel, which provides its durability. The tin coating provides insulation nnd protection ngainst corrosion. 11:00 a.m. Saturday. County champs will be determined in finals lo be played n t 8 o'clock Saturoay night. Second place honors will go to the loser O f the finals. To determine third place winner and district tourney eligibility, losers of the semi-finals tilts will meet in a consolation game nt G o'clock Saturday night. Trigger Wall o( Manila and Arrington Pickens of Joucsboro will referee the tourney games. Too Late to Classify For Sale 5-room residence with had*, on Easl Davis H(. Price §31)75. Immediate possession. H. C. Campbell. Rcal- * (01, 120 S. Second. 2-19-ck-tt . I»M» !..|.. 'i«-k. KUM- IITIIIS. Charley HriiHil. 10-i.k-'.Mi fo: nlmui I d.n.r ,,,!, t'nll 170. Wonted To Buy S. !l *5 1sH)ot bolllfs sold. Get a bottle ot K TutliG fmm your *•"•— -i-- - u ot B Time for Spring Cleaning? Let Us do the job for You We'll clean your— UPHOLSTERY DRAPERIES CHAIRS SOFAS We arc once again prepared to resume (his- service which \vc were forced to discontinue during the> \\iiv. NOW' SprinK rush • • • • Se " (I y»« r cleaning lo us We Specialize In RUG' CLEANING The BLYTHEVILLE Laundry - Dry Cleaners 210 South Second St. Tea Williams, who would like to land a good contract in his forlli- commg session wilh IV Sox, makes a good catch oil Florida 'llagtl is witness. Spring Training For Big League (By United Tress) ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19.—Amcr- i:an league batting champion Jim iMlckuy) Vernon one of the Washington Senators' most stubborn holdotus. signer! last night and said today he would be ready to stare training with the team when camp opens tomorrow. Terms of (he 1047 contract were not revealed, but it was reported Vernon was asking at least s^u.UJU, •"I save him 11 line raise." President Clark Griffith said, and indicated Vemon would get another boost in mid-season if the lirsc. brseman continued to hit well and drew large crowds. Vernon's signing still left three other 194fi major league champions as holdouts. American League pitching leader Hal iNcwhouser 01 Detroit has not come to terms, nor have the national league pacesetters. Stan Musial and 'How;c Pollet, botli of the St. Louis Cardinals. Musial led in batting and Pollet in pitching. Camps Open Basehal! Clubs handling of the bunts and his heavy hitting in regular battinij practice, licrra, 21-year-old lelt- hunded hitter, was expected to give Aaron Rcbinson a battle lor the first-string catching job. Only pitchers, Allie Reynolds, F.iin): Killer and Rinaldo Ardiaoia .shewed an uoility to bunt, wane j the other 14 hurlers drew manager Buckcy Hurris' ire bv their inepii- tuc'i Chickasaw Club Arranges Clinic Volunteer Coaches Sought to Help Train Young Athletes A conches clinic for Die volunteer coacltcs In the grade school physical education program planne.1 anc. sponsored by the Chickasaw Athletic Club will be held tomorrow night at 7 o'clock in the high school gym. Coach Bill Godwin announced today. This program Is being set up to provide a complete physical education training for youngsters in the Iiflh and sixth grades to give thr?m an early sti'.rl in preparing for Junior and senior high school competitive sports. Several persons interested in this program have volunteered their Fcrvicss as coaches and instructors. 1 They will receive instruction in handling physical troinin? at Ihes", grade levels at tills clinic, where the program itself will be explained I and discussed. More volunteer coaches can be used in . the program and their services will bo welcome, Coach Godwin said. Persons wishing to offer their time for the instruction "f the younpsttrs in the program arc Invited to attend this clinic tomorrow night, he stated •A financial campaign staged by the Chickasaw Athletic Club is now umter.vay and money from this onve is being used to purchase protective equipment for young-. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1047 'Y' Proposes Two Leagues For Softball ark, N. J.. today and join the' Dodgers tonight. ST. LOUIS—Officials of the S' . Louis Browns said today that Deri, fahepai-d, ono-legged pitcher, would' gei a ti-j'oiit with tlie team at! liie Browns' Miami training camp I Sacpard, wlio a leg below the knee while piloting a P-38 during thc war, pitched In , • eagne same for Washington two seasons ago. He is lefthandcd. Exj)ansion of the Blytheville "V" softball league to include additional teams or the formation of a new league of a lower classification arc possibilities that will |, e discussed at the lirst softball sponsors meeting nt 8 o'clock tonight In the "Y" rooms in City Hall. Most of the sponsors who hud teams in last year's league have indicated that their squads will re- tmn for 1947 play, sponsors or representatives of sponsors who expect to enter teams in lh c lea«ue this year were urged today by "Y" Secretary J. p. Garrott to attend this meeting. U is expected that a meeting of sponsors of e lrl s team will be cnll- •ed within the week to prepare for the early opening of this league. Champion Bird Dog Fails In Bid for New Honors GRAND JUNCTION Tenn Fcb 10.—(UP] — Mississippi Zcv. national bird dog champ owned by Dr. W. R. Thrapp of Tusciimuia, Okla., fen behind today in the na- ional field trials when he failed lo show judges a bird after a three-hour trial, Out to defend his title Zev was cast with Sacaja\vsa, owned by Euclid Claussen ol Georgia, before the largest crowd t o witness a pointer and setter trial Sacajawea at fiist appeared upset by the noisy stomping of the many horses in the gallery on the old Ames Plantation, but recovered to show up the champion by producing a single, six minutes later, she pointed a bevy after receiving considerable relocation word. Nine minutes later she pointed another Bevy i n n sed gc pcckct. O'llarc's Little jimmy, owned by Frank, o 1 Hare of Sacramento, , ' "^ s i lut dowi > o» 'he course with Trukcy Mountain Doctor, owned by J. E. Gardner and R H Srott, of carbondale, ill Jimmy piled up n BCWC of ^ x Bevies, Three of his finds were hi hts first hour's run, o no In the second hour and two in ih c third. However, he was charged with one unproductive point. sters in the program. Several sets of football shoulder prds have already arrived, Coach Godwin .said, and more equipment is expected by March 1. .Football equipment for 108 youngsters has b?cn ordered. It is also planned to cover nnd track in this program. MEMPHIS. Tenn. Pitcher Claude P.issciiit, star rifeht-handcr ol vhc Chicago Cuba, said today he was recovering rapidly from a s;nnni operation and would join the Unas after their California spring training. The operation removed a ruptured disk. LESS WEDDING ' 666 EASES COLO MISERIES 6665NAPSINTO ACHON-STARTS ) (NJOST6 SECONDS! MINOR THROAT iRRITATfON-COUGH,, , DUE TO A COLO- l *=^ CHOKED-Uf»-F£EUM6 N Don't fool with colds! Get famous prescritition-lype GOO foi fust iclieir from cold miseries. Sec why CB(> has been the favorite oC millions of cold sufferers in 45 years ! Try COli*— today. Caution: Take only ;<s directed.. PRE PARATIONS Tablets or Liquid * FORT IJAUDERDALE, Fla.—Another easy practice loomed today for tlie Boston Brnvcs, most''ol whom still were favoring aches and strains suffered in Monday's opening train drill. Hatteryruen were the chief sufferers. Steve Roser, former Yankee pitcher acquired by Boston last season, reported yesterday and Mori. Cooper, who has signed oui not reported, was expected to arrive soon. SAN JUAN,, p. R.—Mare bunting drills were scheduled today lor New York Yankee pitchers i--ltcr all but three of them failed badly in practice yesterday. Catcher Larry Bcrra, doing his work behind the plate, stole all the attention with his smootn PHOE'NJX, Ariz.—-Pitchers John Gcc. Lirry Jnnsen and Marvin Giissom, all holdouts, were the cnly New York Giants absent Irom camp today as Manager Mel utt continued to send his squad through conditioning drills. NEW YC-HK—A second section of the New York Yankees, made up of six pitchers and a catcner, was scheduled to leave New YorK today to set i;p n training camp nt St. petert'oui g, Fla. 'MIAMI, •Pla.—The Brooklyn Dodgers were scheduled to arrive here by train late today nnd lake a plane tor Havana, wiiere they will set up their spring training camp. There were 47 persons in me party which left. New York yes- terc'.iy after Catcher Bruce tJd- wards, pitcher Joe Hattcn and outfielder Carl Furlllo signed. Every Dodger new has come to terms lor 1E41. Manager Leo Durociier was not with the train party, but was expected to take a plane Irom New- The public has demanded a repeat perform- anceof the sensational "Womanless Wedding." If you missed the last performance, see if Feb. 20th in the High School Auditorium, 7:30 P.M. ' Junior High P.T.A. CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Cost* So Little" !•!! WEEKOAYB * I Box Office Opens 8:45 p.m. !»: Show otart.1 1:M n . m THE BUSIEST TABLES } IN THE HOUSE - 3 MAIN STREET A SPRING STYLES D i s i i n G t i o n AIRFILM Pneumatic $12.50 STRATFORD Model $10.00 At jecn In Lift and i tw tiaan ;Samson DC LUXE Card Tables • All CARD GAMES • BUFFET SUP?ERS • CHILDRENS PARTIES • OUTDOOR USE • WRITING TABLES • RECREATION ROOM • STUDY TAB IE • RADIOS, TYPEWRITERS • MIDNIGHT SNACKS • AUXILIARY SERVICES Samson Delude Card Tables Provide Fullest Use of Your Room Capacity. Phone 409 BlyrheviHc, Ark. Wednesday, & Thursday "Tall In The Saddle" John Wayne, George "Gabby" Hayes and Ella Raines berul: 'Tiiuniom Killer" Chaj>t. Also Shorls New Theater, Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sundar Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sat-Sun. 1 p.m. ConL Bhowltu Wednesday & Thursday "RAGE IN HEAVEN" Ingrid Bergman and Kotwrt Montgomery Selected Shorts Open G:30 p.m.; Show Starts 7 p.m. Wcdncsdaj & Thursday "The Corn Is Green" .rith r.ctlc Davis Xews of thc Day Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday 'Gentleman Joe Palooka' wilh Lean Errol and Joe Kirkwood News and Short

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