The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 26, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 26, 1947
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PAGE SIX K.rrHEVILLB(ARK.l COURIER NEWS Papooses to Play Whitton In District Cage Tourney The District 4 basketball tournament for junior hijjli school contenders gets under way tonight at Jonesboro \vhere the Blythcville Paps open their tournov battles with Whitton at 10 o'clock. Also launched tonight'is the; Senior Girls district meet nt Marked Tree. Both tourneys run through Saturday night. * — Summer Baseball Plans Scheduled For Discussion Local baseball mofHils mod tonight in the "Y" rooms to consider formation of n bnsebnll league in tlic nlj'llieville area. All amalcur tennis In this area arc invited to send representatives. Organization of one or more leagues will begin Immediately If the numljcr of i MIIIS Is sufficient. The Jonesboro Whirlwinds were sorted first anti open tonight wiili McCormiek at 1 o'clock. Trumann w»s seeded second, Blythevillc third »»d Marirmduko fourth. Other first-round games tonight Include, tills between Bay nnd E*gle at 8 o'clock and Brookland »Wd Hulbert at 9 o'clock. Marmaduke tangles with Beech Grove tomorrow night at 7 o'clock •while Osccola, Mississippi County third place winner, clashes with Pifegott at 8 o'clock. Tyronzn meets P»ragould nt 0 and Trumann laces Mnrion iii the nightcap ft t 10. JSecond-round games between thc J<J:;osboro-McCormlck winner and tlie Bay-Eagle survivor -start at "> o'clock Friday night willi victors in the Brooklaiid-Hulbert and Blytho- vUle*\Vliftton tilts meet at 8 o'clock. If Osceola beats Piggott nnd Marmaduke passes Beech Grove. Ihoy i will meet at 9 o'clock .VIdr.y night. By defeating Marion, Trumann Would meet the Tyronza-Paragould winner at 10. Semi-Finals Saturday Semi-finals are slated for 10 and It o'clock Saturday morning while the trophy battle will come off at 8 o'clock Saturday night. This tourney will be officiated by Polly Black of Jonesboro and James Langley of Mnrlon. The paps have defeated Whitton, their opening foe tonight, twice. Copping the first meeting 43 U> 32, the Paps again triumphed by downing Whitton 32 to 23 hi the finals of the Mississippi County tournament. Listed as probable starters in the Paps' line-up tonight arc Wyatt and Honej-cutt as forwards, Berry in pivot position and Donner and Percifull in sentinel spots. The Marked tree sextet was seeded first in thc district senior girls Iheet there and ouetis the tourney at- 7 o'clock tonight when it meets the Trumann six. Wilson, Mississippi County winner.- was seeded tourth, and makes a first round uld against crawfordsviUe at 10 o'clock. Luxora. second place winner in the Mississippi County meet, meets Htctor in first-round play and Shawnee. third In tliLs county, op- lav; against Hulbert. the Mississippi Counts' tournament finals by the Lcach- Vlilc Lions, the Chicks were seeded | In the Class A District 4 meet starting at Leachvlllc March 5 and running through the 8th. By virtue of being the host quint, the iiions were seeded first. Jonesboro was seeded second. Bay third and Marked Tree fourih. ;Thc Lions anrt the Checks liave btin paired in thc upper bracket to launch tourney play at 7 • clock Wednesday nieM, March S. Faragculd meets Bay in another opener that night at 8 o'clock. In the lower bracket, Marked Tree opens with Manila Thursday night at 7 o'clock while Jonesboro *Kd Rector tangle in n nightcap at 8. Semi-finals for winners of the Blytheville - Leachville and Para- gouId-Bay games will be played at 7 o'clock Friday night. At 8 o'clock that night, victors in thc Jonesboro-Rector and Marked Tree-Manila Ults will meet in seml-linals. Triumphant teams In these games •will clash for top district honors in tile finals at 8 o'clock Saturday night. Winton Simmons and Jim Mur- dflugh, both of Memphis, will officiate at the Class A tourney. Lcpanto, the host team, was top- seeded in the class B tournament fc'hich will be played there on the SAitic dates ns the Class A meet. Sixteen learns will come and go in the search for Class B District 4 laurels. Seeded seconds is Trumann. tacil- ly tou'ed to meet Crnwfordsvilip. seeded fourth, in semi-finals ii iio Intervening upsets occur. Brookland is seederl third and given iho edge in n possible meeting witn Li;- panto. Among opening night games Wednesday, March 5, arc lirst- rounders between Dyess. Mississippi County second-place winner, add Vallev View at 8 o'clock and .Brookland" and Nettleton at 10. All arc in .the upper bracket. Luxora. third in Mississippi county, mests the Greene County winner in lirst- round play. And on these same dates—March .5. 6. 7 and 8—the Junior Girls district tourney gets underway wilh Dixie seeded first and Bay second. They are in opposite 'brackets. Dixie meets Kelser. Mississippi County winner, in Its first tilt while Bay clashes with Knobel in the first round. Dyess, second in this county, tangles with Greene County High and Luxora, Mississippi County third, faces Marmaduke in oPeni.ur games. Armed Awaits Starting Gun At Santa Anita ARCADIA, Clll., Felj. 2(i. (UP1 — Rival I'-ainers today argued, but without much conviction, ways lo beat Armed, thc grout Calumet Farms gelding, in Saturday's $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap. Bedded down comfortnbly in barn 30, Armed contentedly munched liny. Florida hay he earned with his $50,000 victory In last Saturday's Wldc- ncr Handicap, while advocates of front-runners nrgucd with believers in strclch-runneis ns to which would have n chance against Armed. Thc famous gelding, well-rested after a night in the stall n lesser light nl Sanla Anita gave up to him, was taken for a walk around the track today by Trainer Jimmy Jones. Armed arrived yesterday morning from Miami by plane, was vanned t" the track and quartered in the stall formerly occupied by film star Betty arable's thoroughbred. Reili- gnl. And Armed could not be accused of bragging if he did indulge in an occasional horse laugh. He cnmc here with a record of four consecutive victories nl Hlnlenh, Iwo in overnight sprints and then In the McLennan and Wldener Handicaps. Tlie six-year-old son of Bull Lea Demonstrated he was ready for another outstanding season to follow up on his 1940 campaigns In which he won 5288,725 and thc title oT handicap champion of thc year. Victory Conceded To Kentucky in Cage Tournament LOUISVILLE, Ky.. Feb. 26. (UP) —Southeastern Conference basket- hall squads converged on .Louisville today for tomorrow's opening nf the annual conference tourney In which Kentucky's high-stepping Wildcats were prohibitive favorites. Another Kentucky championship was such a foregone conclusion that thc Wildcats of Coach Aitolph Rupp already had accepted an invitation to play in the national Invitational basketball tornamcnt In New York March 15. Kentucky, with three teams of almost equal first-line slrcnetl) has won 27 games and lost only two this season. One of their victories was a decisive trouncing of highly regarded Notre Dame. Pairings Made For District 4 Cage Tourney CLASS "A" I1OVS l.KAC'll\'H.I.K, MA It. 5, 6, 7, & X, —l)|j|)rr Brarkrl— U'lichvlHc vs. Blythcville. Parjii^oiild \-s. Buy. —Lower Bracket—• Marked Tree vs. Miinllii. Rector vs. Jonesboro. CLASS "U" BOVH I.KI'ANTO, MAHC1I 5, «, 7, 8 •—Ifupcr llnifkcl—' Lepanto vs. McCormlck. Dyess vs. Valley Vlc : v. Kelser vs. chiy Co. 1st. Nfltlelon vs. Brooklimcl. —I.OWI'.U HHACKKT— CrawfordsviUe vs. llulbcii. Greene Co, and vs. Greene Co. 3rd. Greene Co. 1st vs. Luxora. Miirlon vs. Truninnn. Yellow Jackets Defeat Chicks WEDNESDAY, I'TOBllUAUY L!C, 1947 Girls Lose, Too, in Encounter at Bay With Fast Cage Teams SKNIflll . Marked Tree, Feb. 20, 27, 28, Mar —HI'l'KIt HIMCKET— Marked Tree vs. Tmmann. Eurle vs. Greene Co. 2n'd. Hulbert vs. Shnwnre. Cruwfordsville vs. Wilson —J.OWIvK HHACKKT— Tyi'onzn vs. Nettleton. Luxora vs. Hector. Greene Cu. 3rd vs. Dixie. Bay vs.iParagould. JUNIOR GIRLS Bay March 5, ti, 7 8 —UI'l'KIl BRACKET— Dixie vs. Keiser. Valley View vs. Turrell. Marlon vs. Enrle. Dyess vs. Greene Co. I[i[>h —I.OWKK HHAOKET— Wclner vs. Lepanto. Luxorn vs. Mnrinndnkc. .Polnsett Co. 3nl vs. Pnrngould Knobel vs. Buy. JUNIOR BOYS Jonesboro Pel). 2fi. 27. 28, March —UITKIl BRACKET— Jonesboro vs. McCormlck. Bay vs. E.-irle. Brooklnnd vs. Hulbert. Blythcville vs. Whitton. —LOWER BKACKKT— Marmaduke vs. Beech Grove Pigfc'ott vs. Osccnla.' Tyronzn vs. raragonltl. Mai ion vs. Trunuinn. giimo of tiie sea- In their ion aside from I he lllythcville Chicks suffered' their scsond defeat from the stror Mistlying Wins Miler at Spa's Oaklawn Track HOT SPRINGS. Aik., Feb. 20. (UP)—Tops on a piogrsim lhal wiTI offer plenty of thrills at Oaklawi paik totfay is the featured sixt'i race, bringing together a field of "tournament" p7aTt tcn "^ s l )ri " l « rs > Today's I'ro- Chicks siifrpn.rt' 8ram J " tlud s four allowance class To Select Champion Competition Looms GRAND JUNCTION, Tenn.. Feb. 20— (UP)_— Only one contestant, Pointer isombereuc, remains to run in the 40th running of the National Bird . Dog championships here today before ii winner Is named. A cold wind and frozen ground i register disappointing perform- ' ances, Bomber Command John, » Ed races. Top-weighted 118 pounds for Bay Yclloiv-Jnckets bv a 4n !„ vx '"i'-""'*-"i-" «i no poi count last night on the. Bay hSrrt ' le °- fl "' Ion B sixth Is "Take cour- .Blythcville Girls loo |B ? C ' ' °> W "l d by Mrs ' J ' u . wood. Tiie .Blythcville Girls loo > ende<l llioir sC1 «on with a uS ol ,,? a . w h , u ika ' ,° k ' a ' as the Bay sextet won 28 to K> I loclavs «"-d shows seven sprints With this win, thc Yellow Jack- ' "' '.", , onl - v °» (! alst»"ce race, els made it win numbjr two over', A cr p" 1 " 1 * °" lo " s!ow starl a e sr^'^o ?m s:, % >• " r " n.irst tangle bct,,e."\Se ,^^ ' made an early bit! for vie- ev ?!"'f. n le "t' Ul nn<i « Quarter. morning round. The afternoon race was cast witli Aij''ippa, a pointer owned by G. E. Fisher of Birmingham, Ala., and Discovery, t\ setter handled by Lee Worstoll. lory «s the Yellow JackeUs racked * , ~ . "•? - f ° r L " C placo set the hairilmc count at 20 to a. Moon, Hay forward, headed the scoring list as he sank 18 markers. •Hay guard Cooper followed with .seven. For the Chicks, guard Bin Elliott put through six nnd Jim Slaliord, forward, annexed five. The girls played u close game with (he Bay sextet finally, getting revenge for an earlier 17 to 15 dc- leat handed them by the Blytn/- ville six. Bay held a slim 12 to 10 lead at hiilfiimc. McMastcrs hit the hoop for 1!) points to lead scoring followed by Bonnie Bull who got markers for thc Chick Girls. Starting follow: -•-- - - — — ,-.,,u to backers. In the saddle w;is C. Bureau. HaciiiK siowards nt Oaklawn announced that trainer D. II. Carroll Jiad been fined SIOO for "conduct detrimental to the tost interests of racing." Chicks !23) Pos. Stafford (5) ...If P. Jernlgan ...1" Hodg 0 ........ C U. Elliott (6) ..U line-nils and box scores Senior Boys New Sources The search for quinine tn replace our lost sources in the Eas', Indies led to the discovery of many quin- inc-prodiiclnt; chlnchoiia trees in South America that were not known to exist, and to a new I source, from a species of tree not previously known to produce quinine at all. Bay (40> Moon (18) Gilliam (6> Tice 111 Cooper (7) . .. ..... Foster ........ G ..... Pierce (41 Substitutions: Blytheville— Mullen (4), Gentry (4), Hardy (3), P. Jir- nlgan, J. Elliott (1). Bay— <Bcnrow. Wysc, Reeves (3), Hill (1), Dorton. Senior Girls Blytheville (22) Pos. Bay fU8) I n. Ball (15) ...P. McMaslers (191 Wilson (51 ____ P. ...Blaylock (2i I Widner (2) ...P. .. Hlckrrmn (1) I W. Whisenlumt G ......... Knight E. Overman ...G. ..., ____ Hicks L- Overman ...G ....... Gentry Substitutions : Blytheville— 'Boss. Bailey. White, Mann, Cathey. Bay — Siiurlock, Cochran (5), Pueh tDii McCrucher, Ffliight. I Knockout Predicted Accidents cause more death-, 0:1 fauns each year than thc total u. S. casualties of World War II. ORMOND BEACH, Fla.. Feb. i!G. —fUP)—The South Atlantic women's golf tournament moved Into the second round today with> Mary Agnes Wall of Menomince, Mich., posing a threat lo Mrs. Mildred <Bal;e> Dldrikson Zaharias, who has dominated women's goll, Miss Wall won the medalist hon„ ors yesterday with a one-under- owned by George Sears' of ' P nr " Js Mi's. Didrikson was one Me. stroke behind Miss Wall, as was Polly Rlley of Fort Worth. Margaret Gunlhcr of Memphis, Tcnn, and pcggy Kirk, Findlay. O.. had 8i''s, nnd Mnurlnc Ruttle of Lon- ! don had an 81. _______ Moultrie, Gn., and Remember another pointer sponsored by B. Smith of Plneville, La., appeared Missouri Fisherman's Body Located MOUNTAIN HOME. Ai'K'.. Pel) 28. <U.P.>—Baxter County i-.uthor- Ilifts loday said lhal B. H. Johnson, n eo-ycar-old Springfield, Mo., fisherman, died comctlm; Salnr- dny night after being expot-i.d to .sun-frecxlng tcmpRvnlures. The hotl.v of the man, who had been missing since Saturday when he rented a boat at Lake Noriork. svas found shortly after 11001= yesterday by searching parties ccmb- in^' the shore of the lake. Nearby was the boat, which he had dragged up on the shom. The discovery marked the end of a two-day hiinl. by airplane pilots and by sportsmen i:i light, bouts. Residents near the lake saio that Johnson was a bachelor, find that he made frequent trips to the lake alone. His only known survivor is a sister, Miss Marie] Johmion, of Topeka, Kan. ATTENTION VETERANS! If you served overseas, you should join Ihc V.F.IV. noiv! Meetings every Wednesday night, 1:30 al the Welmkamp Colton Oflice. Bring a veteran with you. VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS Karris McCalla, Commander W'Cf/!"/*»' ••'.. .Jlj/i,^-* ,. cveryif^irig IH •*;; UHlTEd-IHSOpANCE ' . OVer Qual Jiwtlry gf8r« , .•;»A. ,f.. DIETRICH, Mgri. '."'. . SUMMIT, N. J., Feb. — (U! Billy Fox, who challenges Lcsncvlch lor the world Hghthcnvy weight crown at Madison Square Garden Friday n i<;hl, planned calisthenics and roadwork today as he toners his training. He finished boxing preparations yesterday with live rounds ngninsL Unruly Students Lose Tilt With '„•-'City's Firemen In Japan, when a dv,' barks nt night, his owner Is sentenced to work for those whom it disturbed. Too Late to Classify For Sale RALEIGH, N. C., Feb. 26.—(UR> —A North Carolina basketball griinc was cancelled by fire deparb- | ment officials niter 5,000 students broke down the doors to the gym, ..- ., .,^. wai naslum and overloaded the gal- two sp.innntes. and Fo.x, his man- lories. Fire Chief \V. R. Butts said nser Frank Palermo and light- the cancellation was n routine pre- welght champion Ike Williams nil caution unrelated to the collapse of Predicted n knockout victory for Purdue's stands Monday at LaFoy- Iho young Philadelphia Negro, who eUe. Incl. has won all of his -14 professional There was no immediate report bouts by knyoes. when the Southeastern Conference clash would be played oil. Chicks Begin Training M&MPI1IS. Tcnn., Feb. 2Ci. (UlV ! rv/"\ Vf~VI T MfUT^ > —Doc Prodiro, ma ,m B!r of the ! DO YCJU INtLtL/ < """"•"' Lrniiue Memphis chicks ; i A LOAN? — -,-..- ••• < uj |>i i D v_,u;v,r.^i left here today for Bay fit, Louis .,...-*., where the chic-i :ipr,ng i training B rir.[! opens with n work- • out tomorrow. THE JLJainiy COOKING FAT 3ts Wonderful! i • • • i i To insure and finance a new or J i used car, truck or tractor, in Ar- J i kansas or Missouri, sec us. Low J • rates. You'll like our service. Also J ' PH/V Loans and 4% farm loans, J J ami individual real csUte loans. J I UNITED | | INSURANCE AGENCY; • Over Guard's Jewelry Store J • Phone 510 ! ' -1 -1C. •!>!,.:>; i •nn.lilli •. I'lio For Rent Your feet will feel better —stay better if you have those shoes resoled properly at our Quality Shoe Shop. 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