The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 21, 1947 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 21, 1947
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-'KUKUAKV 21, 1<M7 BLYTHEVILLE eville Girls Advance Blytheville Cage In County Cage Tourney Thii PJvl Iw^.ill.i r>:..i .i_ .. r.!ylh<;villo Girls clc-* Hi" O.swolii .sextet 25 nij-ht at Osc-cola to f.'otit:- i askt'U);ill tournament and xvill niOL't tlic nee .six at -I o'doclc tin's icon in a bid for semi- ••'> last-minute entries in the ; I! inns' tourney pitted Mis>pi County High school ayatnst "'lit 1 , with Mi^:co slaying a 134 ') triumph. The Dyess boys 1'ilKnl out tlic shawnec quintet 33 '"_:«) lo reach second-round play. I'm- i;iris' tilt between Manila a:i c | Lcachvilli- bo;>ged down and v*^ hi'vc-r ofiiciiiiiy completed as '•< M<>: inir discrepancy that came up "i the ;n;,: minute and is seconds <" play raistii a question a.s lo the uimnv A wi! i.'-)iook disagreement ;i-'i to tho actual count arose and 111(1 isaiiic was Mopped with each " ' leading according to ditferent •Muy Itrplay .Game Indications this mormns were I hat the mlx-up would be settled "" i lie iiim:-nian official totirnn- nt committee comiiosed of Loy•>1_ V. Norman, Leachville stipcr- mtrndi'iit; L. K. Ogdcn, Dycss snp- miiiei-deiil; and c. M. Dial. Keiser "ificial. While the outcome was sUll in <joiibt late this morning, it WHS aurcrd iliat an early decision necessary. A possible settlement nuL'hl involve re-playing of tile Kamc today. "hroi; boys and three girls tilts ' definitely scheduled to come today, in two remaining boys si-round jjamcs, Dell ana VVil- dnsh this afternoon and Gos- taiiglt.s witii Keiser al 3 lira's victory last night places ppoM'.c Luxova in second-round :'•- 9:3u Ifuiitjht. The Dyess V:, \iin night pairs them '•'•ilh (In; I.u:-:oia-Mis s co winner in i inj-;nml:, a^ IQ o'clock tomorrow in ijirl.s' jjlay, al! games are sec- •im-ruund tills. Wilson mec; s Ucll, •'•»c-|i drev.- a first-round bye. al ^ d't-Jock tlii s afternoon and Ihe .•M:ir\;iL' ;nrl;j ])iay at CioMH'M ana Dyess girls, both of •'-'••""i b;.«[ play, tangle 1 <>:39 la'iisht- Another girls' "Uii 1 may l:e played to iron out. hi- .Maniln-Leaehvillc deadlock. Hhllicrille Girls Scnrc Early In l.*s; niyht's contest with Os- Blvthevillo girls picked Chick Cagers Meet Leachville Tonight in Championship Game Fans to See Pros Four Fast Independent Teams to Play Benefit Game in Gymnasium issippi r> , r> i i Osce- UQ Tt DO 1 1 'Meetini; in an all-out final bat-* tie for county championship laurels, ( the Dlythevillc Chicks and Ihe Pri=ch\/ror in K-IC Leachville Lions tangle tonight al " ICbUy 161 lUMS B:30 in Class A finals, climaxing a seven-game schedule outlined for today's play in the Mississippi County cage tournament nl ola. All eyes are on tonight's cliani- iom-hip batlle between the county's strongest, quints the Chicks and the Lions. BSyUievllle is the defending champ and the Chicks want nothing more than to hang on lo Jhe title acquired in last year's tourney. The Leachville Lions, however, arc formidable bidders for Ihe '« trophy and have been a constant source o t trouble for the Chicscs all season. These two squads have met in action three limes Ihis season although only Iwo of Ihese games are indicative as the reiiulsr Chick starling line-up wasn't involved in the last fracas. So lhc score is actually deadlocked uelwcen tonight's teams, each claiming a win. The Chicks got in die first blow when they tamed the Lions 55 lo 47 late last De_ - — „„ - il j ubl j moti UL- comocr lo win the Leachville lalion tourney. This defeat snapped an a-game winning strei'k for the Lions. Less than a month later, the Lions revenged their lirst loss by slipping the Chicks a last-minuto 43 lo 40 loss on the home court. Tough liattle Predicted Bath of Ihese games were neck- and-necJ: contests and thrillers irom start to finish. And to eull an indicative coincidence from me records, both games featured closely similar JinlfUmc deadlocks- by intermission of the first game.' the count stood at 21-21 and the in.i;- ^"" c s ™ rc '" the second mecii.ig The evenly matched Chicks and Lions are both fast-breaking and hard-fighting teams There is no iavorite in this L'ophy |,j|t as a close, bitterly contested battle' for in ^™""i j * 5~™ ls ^ecu*. teers who , lop-scoring .Lion racc lcadi and held it through: ait.'ieiigh Ihe host :rt >he tight all -the Both u-aiu:, played good defensive - ;l ' ••'- ^i:ard> were cieditcd with p.icin;,' tlic action, 'the Chick tiei ied olf v.itli a 5 to 1 firsl i: = J r;oimi. witii orissby getting lhr> on.'y Osreola tally "y iiatftima the 'chick Girls » (I iinm x«d a Id-point margin n mi *-'i<l n throush the third perioj. hf immni.<..s!on cnimt was 13 to 5 : "'ci :.'. I!H! cn-i of the three-quarter mark u -.Viis 21 lo 11. 1'at Wil.'on moved up to top- •i'nr):!;: ranks ns she !e<) point- iiiiikin-4 l.iy sinking n markers for 'hi- Cliici; six. Bonnie Hall was iimnt-r-ap -.uih nin c tallies. Rob" ; Hi' C.-ccola dropped tTiroilgh .'"•'.. '"' ' !I P host sextet and : s finys grabbed an early lead !i<- .siinv/ue": five nearly caught as iime ran out. Dyess led » n! halitimc but the th'rd " s end, the Shmvnce cagj- 11:111 I'-srroivwl the Dycs s mar\> i '- i -- a : Lcdfoi-d paced sco'- '' '| :lllc::i "K 115 points for Dyess '•i..'i Kiirnereti eight for siiaw- •iip:tc-.s^ ( i4-2:i loss to I.«TSCO ; »^°uiitcd fur ijy o lc j oscr - s eiirinci; as it v , ns f,,,^, (] , e f ' MierVd'Vte ',i e ,e SO sehool - t: '"' tl%n »; for C Burdottc! ' Cl) wri - s high-scorer n.s nmn(,f_i,r. ^rxjt test: Uiicks Slafford Caldsvell ilardy B. Ei'liott Foster . . Pos. . p. . F. . O. • G. • G. .Lions ....... Scott .. 1.' Oroom Adams -. T. Welch .. Johnson "B me tiit will be Arring- is of Jonesbaro and Trig- of Manila. Mrs Zaharias Continues To Shoot Sub-Par Golf •Osccola girls' Osceola (17) Windland (B) Robbins <7) • • Bannister • • • . Gregory . Ca Id we 11 ,,., , --'H (3), L. Overman W Whisenlnm,, Mann. Osceola-Bureh Fos!cr Ariams ' Thompson, Ball (9) Widncr (1) Wilson (n) Travis E. Overman' TBALL ', Feb. 22, 1947 PouMeJfeader Benefit Game Preliminary Manila Lions (Independents) ^ vs Dr. Pepper, Paragould, Ark. Feature Game Royal Crown Cola, Jonesboro vs Bee Gee Motor Co., Memphis High School Gym, 7:30 p.m. Adm. $1.00 I'nicocd.s (o |, c liscf ] lD provide rest room facilities for nigl* S'cliool Gym First Presbyterifin remaiiicd only undefeated team III the RUC as they triumphed over i..>. First Methodist sextel in dnrt ball play last night In City Unll "Y" rooms. They copped two panics 2-0 anri 5-2. Firsl Chrlslian won over La!;o Street Methoilisl by .scores of a-fr 0-6 and 4-3. lhc final game going into exlra innings. Slandings of the teams: V/. L. First Presbyterian 2 0 First Methodist i i First Christian .. \ i Lake Slrccl Methodisl 0-2 Kok Surrenders Scoring Leader On U. of A. Squad PAYETTEVILLE. Ark., Feb. 21. (UP)—Forward .Alvin Williams is leading lhc Universily ol Arkansas Razoibacks in both conference and non-conference scoring. Having made 313 points this season, Williams passed George KoK 1 during the disastrous Southern Methodist series last week-emi. iVVil- liams has made 141 of his poims in eighl Sjumiwest Conference games. Ills season average is 15.6 poiius a game, while his conference average is n 5 points a game. Williams now is al Ihe head ol lhc conference in scoring nine pomls ahead of Robinson of llay- .or. Gerald Htidspclh, who lias played in only lour loop games, took a fnsl jump to third place In Porker scoring lust week-end H" has looped in 31 points for an average of 93 points a game He proved his offensive ability ai'alnst EMU r oy sinking 14 field goals seven in each game. Pane pro cugc squads with tnl- ent-filled ranks will meel In it benefit double-header tomorrow night at 7:30 in the niythevilte llii!h School jfym in the first nil- professional tills lo be staged' here in the past Iwo seasons. The speedy lioyal Crown Cola five from Jomvsboro \vill clnsli will the Bee Dee Motor Co. sriund from Memphis In the main event. In the |Kelimiiu,.y m^ u lc Mil- nilti Lions independent squad tiin- Bles wilii (lie Dr. Pepper Doltllng Co. (iiiiiilcl Irom JoiiK-boro. Tlu-s* Rallies are ijplng slageit under lhc auspices of the Cblrk- as:<w Athlellc Club lo provide money for I lie high schiiol gymnasium fnml. 'Admission is Si nm | mi net proceeds will |jo iiu 0 Ihe const rncllon ol public rest room facilities in lhc gym. Part of this money wll also provide a drinking fountain near tiic B.vmnasiuin entrance •W!) i ' A , ! V >ir ° f f!>sl Banl ^ ls Pram- •^'h'icd for tomorrow nlyht us al our teams boast all-slnte and col- Jew stars in their Ifnc-ups. Two All-Amerieuii [•agomen. the McKcul »'others, spark the RC Cola squad llns team spcclnlizos In deceptive toll liandling and tricky backhanded passing. J Their opponents, the Bee Dee ..'v!v , firc Ira ' lc "'s of the Memphis AII J cnB ", c "'"' '" 1VC ' " Hue-tip ol All-Memphis and All-stale Tennessee players. . of A. Cagers To Play Aggies In Fayetteville I'd. i.uoo .00 U Top High School Cage Teams Play in Little Rock .i LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Fc'J. 21. (UP)—Four Arkansas high school quintets lock horns in, a twin bill here tonight. Liltle Ro;-k will mecl Pine Bluff in the First game and North Little Rock will battle Hot Springs in the aitcrpicce. In a previous encounter, Little Ro;k finally eased out a tight spot with an eight-point margin for victory over pine Bluff. The Capm.i City team wiil bj gunning for 115 18th straight conference victory, even though it already lias won the tille. Trailing Liltle Rock with II victories. Hot Springs is expected to give the Northsiclers a fast run for their money. her nnd Velma Louise Van'Bibber . . iu ' e llcr eby warned lo appear within .•ored tennis to win first thirty day., in the con nained Irnf!: \irnm T :.~r n ...i;.... ,i._ . _ iiniin.ii i[] Kirk o! Findiay. O.. to rout Mrs. George Miller of Miami, Fla., and Rymla Slrevel of -Ml. Clemens, Mich., fijand 5. Oilier favo round matches were champions Louise Suggs „, ju u Springs, Ga.. and Jean Hopkins ..i Lakewood. o., and Ihe learn ol Mrs. George Wilcox of Miami, Fla., and Evelyn Odom of Whcatiey Hills, K. Y. defending 300 Motorcycle Racers To Compete in Florida DAYTONA BEACH, Pla., Fcb 21. (UP)—Alore llinu 3CO riders .were entered today in (he Iwo days ot motorcycle liiciiij- scheduled ' here Sauirday nnd Sunday O u the In- mous Dnytonn Beach course. Officials of the 'American Motor cycle Asscclation. assured of snores;; in Die postwar renewal of Ihc events, said they had already decided la hold 'the I!M8 races here. Chairman E. c. Smith. Col- O.. snlti lhc Bench lia-.-K was ideai for motorcycle races. ' Silurdiiy's event will be the JOO-milo novice race, and on the following day wji] be licit! u, c 2iO-nnlc nationul championship p--o- rcssionai dciby. Tourist Dies of Injuries WEST MEMPHIS. Ark.. Fob 21 <UPj-Alfred Potts, 42. of El rjo- rndo. 111., urn injured fntnlly yesterday when lie w«s struck by n car 011 Ihe highway west of here. Potts was inspecting his stalled trmler-iruek when an npproncliI •automobile skidded on Ihe icy highway and struck him. Polls attempted to dive lo safety under his truck, but slipped on l! le ice. Women put raw douyh on their fnces to improve their complexions in the Middle Ages.' 1VAKMXG ORDER In the Civil Court, Chlchasawbn Dislricl, Mississippi County, ,tr- k.insus. Alvln M. Hardy and Maggie B. Planliffs, No. 4045 Bibber and Velma Lou- Dcfenclnnts. T. H. Van Bib Hardy .. vs. T. H. Van isc Van nibbcr. The defendants, caption hereof and of Lithia complaint of the plaint! •„„,...„. ,. Harcly , (nt] Mag(fls B Hnr{ , Dated Ihis 6 day of Feb., wcr Ihe Uvin M Attys. for Plaintiff. AMERICA'S OUT3TANDIHO OUTBOARD! IT'S THE NEW OUTBOARD M O T O K See it now! O It's Iruly remarkable! You won't believe it until you see it. it's one motor that does what you alv/oys thought it would take Iwo motors lo do. It carries you over the water at speeds that lake your breath away ond il throttles down to perfect, crawling, mile-an-hour trolling. It's the new MARTIN MOTOR ; . . flood-proof, sputter-proof . . . instant starting. Its spar- Wing performance secret lies in a revolutionary new principle . . . mechonicolly-confro//ed poppcl valves! MARTIN gives you everything you would ordinarily expect in an outboard motor, plus many highly-important exclusive features. m , ioiim, ii R i u ( |,. nis 10(I | U 1)ron . nrnimi fu,. „„,,,. two-Kiiiiic- .series wilh Ihe University of Arkansas ES lr ntBhT l ° IllBhl Bnrt ll " Arkansas | s stnndin B in second pine,, m t|, c . conference, iifter ]•»- ol?.,i" ""''' u( li''»ttbrenk,Ms to u.|, n '?' Mslll " dls l l«sl week-end. ii,' 1 ' A «* ifs « 10 in J'Tlh nlace wHli Iwo wins and six " ' "' ' >l >'k«s will depend uuon wi f!'''"" S ""'" 1B u>l<<1e '- Alvll > Williams teamed ,vi(l, WR aeor K o tick and iieweoiner CleuiW llud- wmk, n h ?' (1 ""' A «* ll ' s '» '•"-^ la \'' US ' H!it „-,".!',. '' )SI ' 10 »"-• IL n Sf , lm(li 1|M( , sev „ , •",' , rmlr K "' th Ik '" B °" ls "' the disastrous EMU slly irom Girls' Softball League Plans to Be Discussed 1 1U ""-• " lo lllscuss PAGE THREE Racing Revenue Audits Proposed House Members to Debate Bill to Permit Chock on Oaklawn Rcc fB^>r r> ^^ KHHHii"""""' 1 ' 1 '" 3 champion Q K C'"b ,' tv '' cln- Pn have ,m, I' r f 5ll » 1 ' 5. C° i' " olflehili! lt.Ssl|!HOi llio Brooklyn according | o Duii Sclfcrt, KV ii xv, ;! r ,'; LK litu:K ' Aik - ir ° b - ^ With (he opfiiliiK of (he 1947 fnc- >>K ini-i'l nt Oaklawn Jusl nround llio corner. Hie I ruck Uxlny Ineed new nllacks from llio Arkansas lei(-> l.vl.'iture. A bill, whieh would (jive iho stale compln,!!,.,. ,,,nh,,niy u , „„. dlt Ihc bimks or Ihe Btiite Har-lni! Commission ami possibly the Ouk- lawn Jwkey ehib. will be called on 10 Ihe floor op (i, 0 Hous ( . today. The iin-nsiirc. Introduced by Kep. Ouy IJi'cd nf 'IVxarkunn. was (jlven n lavovnlil,. iccomtnendallon ' lasl nluht by tin. Judielnry n Conunll- tee of Ihc House. The bill would ulithurlKe the slute comptroller to lns|iecl nnd exnmliu. remrds o[ any and all stnlo of! leers, depiutmenls. boards and eoiiiinlssions nnd asencles col- leethiB .stale inscs. ComplroHri- John j. Trucmper— who has normally kept two men »t Ihc Hack diiiln,. race meets-said yi'.sleiduy thai ho will nut assign "iiy employees lo (lie job Ihls yeur. flo deelniTd Unit | n ti, c |)nst Ulc men were allowed to check fluii Bivcn lo them by the Oaklawn Jockey club aii,j asserted 11 | s usi- les. 1 ; to usslun lw<> men [o pcrrorm 11 mere taliiila(ln u job. II- Illiilillll .if 1ll)'Uii>rlllc, ciiiilriniu, of llic Slali- llaclllg (•niiiiiilsKliin lias siUtl Hint Hie I'limiiilssloir bus seen n,, reason I" oiH'n the Oaklawn ri'cimls lo the i-oniiilnillrr be,. a iisc (hey nre cheelu.,1 h.v iiiidllnrs of "ihe StuU- liiivi'iiM,, DeyiKirlmolll. Mennwlille the Senate Devenun and laxalicti Coimulttee lust nluhl »l>|)i-ovi>([ a hill proposliiR to «ivo inates tickets, and a new improved Bah, Oaklawn contributes lo good sportsmanship in Arkansas /' 1 ''--- "<» ™* ^ "^ RACE PURSES TO BE PAID BY OAKLAWN THIS SPRING TOTAL $385,000 Feb. 24 March RECAPPING Smoolh tires and slick slreols spell trouble . . . belter play it safo. Bring those dangorous, sliding "smoothies" to us lor fast, low-cost Goodyear Extra- Mileage Recapping. We'll oivo them new grip lor sale slop and go Iraction ... * "«,W nfL now life for Ihou- S>/.UU eands ol oxlra miles. Slop in today. Z'mx°l NEW TIRES DESERVE NEW TUBES GOODYEAR DELUXE TUBES . . . A Complete Slock of New Tires Liberal Trade-In Allowance on Your Old Tires Sec if fellas, It's a beauty! '61' IMPLEMENT GO. South Hi 3 hwoy 61 p hono 2M2 GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE •HO W. Main I'hono 2102 the slate n l)l B eer s \ mre or the money wnucrcd nl Oiiklnwn. 'Hie hill would rinse me fltnu- 8 pcrcetu- I'KC from 5 !„ 7 nn< | v , )c nt while culling the Jockey club's ilini'c from 10 lo iv t per cent. The »»"'« Mil would ,,i so K | VU thc suae "11 of (ho "lirealdiKe" _ the odd cenis which nccumiilnle durliiff Die wiitscrlmr. -rjie bill ivns Inlrnrtuccd hy Sennlor j. E. S inHh of Hoyno hlnillar Wlls nre on the Hmis- cdH'iidiir, hnvliiK been introdticMl enrly In Ihe session by Rep A L Ihnmlielovv of Oiiachltn County. Knrly this week the Rennie dr>- fraled nn e/fort to raise llio dully "cense fee on Ihc Hoi SprniBS linck from $500 lo $1 000 oir, si'Aon Itcit. IfiO to $110 NOW »3C In JHO.OO Win. I'raacr I'liiiiibinx & Healing 101 D. Oliotry HI. J'liono m^u Athlete Back in Georgia U ATHENS, Oa."; Fab., Zl — Joo Jsickiira of East 'Chicago, 111, 1044 leilcr winner al center- haa iclurned from military 8ervic« A »nrt na.s re-enlcred Ihc University ot Ocorgla, Foothall Coaeh Wallace Hutts disclosed today. NEW TYPEWRITERS We are now inking orders lor Royal Typewriters for delivery anywhere in Mississippi Comity, call or write us.' SAMUEL F. NORRIS Printing.-OIIICO Hnp|)llo> N'orlli Second For Real OIL HEATING * COMFORT FOR REAL OIL HEATING COMFORT,"Dioo". the Sinclair DinoMur, rcc- ommcndi Sinclair Super FUme Fuel Oil. SUPfllFLAME IS— I* L L. AN lo prevent clogging of ulralner or burner nozzle. UrlirUKM to eliminate need for fr«- <iuont burner ndjustmcnt.prcvent cuibon lornmtion. to ignite 5Qtlmt the burner is sure to come on. ECONOMICAL... R ives maximum heat pcrgallontosuve you Youll like our prampr, dependable dfe« livery, service, too. Phone or write in today for Sinclair SupcrFlume Fuel Oil SINCLAIR^)FUEL OIL Sinclair Refining Co. I TOLER BUCHANAN, Mgr. Fnsco Yards Phone 876 The thrill'of the catch is Yours in the TASTE! To the avdcnl fisherman, .there is no greater thrill than the "fed" of a tug on the line. To tlic culinary expert, there is no thrill greater than the "la.sto" of Golden Fried Crappie, sixxlinjr hot and tasty, if you haven't experienced the food sensation of Blytheville anil hereabouts . . . conic up to Dixieland soon! Briny the Family to DIXIELAND CAFE Highway 61 North at Holland, Mo.

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