The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 5, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 5, 1947
Page 6
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Pitted Against Tough , in First Tilt GffQfeirict 4 Tournament Play , l£b re ?' Dii &$?M basketball tournaments got under wiv \tonlght— fkss A /schools nwl at Leachville, Class U at Lepantq anil Junior, Girls at. Bay. f Bounding cut an abundance 6f*—•— tournament play this week, the. state junior boys toutnamcm opens } in Joncsborq tomorrow night and trie Senior Girls batlle for thc stare trophy also begins then Lit Ue. interest is expected to be shom in these tauinnments b\ local | i as there are no Blylheville or Mississippi county lepiesentathes BLYTHEV1LLR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Envy of the Neighborhood -see mSj open lourna- Ihej (angle In /a t at 7 o'clock' to- the da*, A in«(, the Blj- Chkks and the host qtiinlet, the powerful first-seeded Leachville Lions, open lourn" ffrsJ-ronnd lilt at 7 o night. i P.nngould clashes with Hay In ' the second opener nt 8 o'clock Bay *ls Jagged as ihc favoiite in this grime. First-round phy will be completed t tojnoriow night wlie«i MatKed Tree meets Manjla at 7 o'clock and Rector - faces Jone>3boro, seeded aecfind ana a heavv favorite for the KoQhy t 'at 8 .Semifinals between the leach- Vllle-Blythevillc victors and Para- SjouJa-Bny \\mneis aie slated lo come off at 7 o'clock Friday nlnht, followed, at 8 by the scml-wtndup between the othci wlnneis nml» will be plajert at a oclock Salmdny -light The Chicks drew a tough pair^ ln| when thcj «crc rl.iccrt in Die opfnmK ffamc afiinsl Leaohulle, Mississippi Count) chimus ^nd Ihjee-times winner o\cr the Bis 7 tlifvilie cagcinen, / Pfobable starters In the Chick ' hnej-up arc Stajford and Cald icll at forwards, Hodge at ccntci ami Foster snd B Elliott at Riiaids In lhc| Lions' probible starting hnc- •JD are Scott and croom. for« aids' AdSjjs, center; Johnson and Shcpvnes, guards. irf : the first game of the Cl--«. B tpurney of Lepanto, DyesS, Mis- sissjppl County second place win- ner.-'ineels Valley View it 7 o'clock tonight^ Lepanio, seeded first tangles with McCormick. at 8 while Keifier, Mississippi countj champion, faces the Cla" Countj first place winner, n t 6. Nettleton meets Drobkland, seeded second, m the niehtcap at lo o'clock Pour more fnst->iound pnmes vill be- plajed lomorioy, mcht \\hen Cra«fords\]He meets Hulbert at 7 o'clock, Circeno County secon-l and fhird place winners tangle nt 8 _the, Greene County champs meet Lt'xoia at a and Marion clashes with Trumann at 10. • "Winners of these tills meet in four, second-iound gimes Tririav night beginning at 7 oclock Semi- f inaJs will be p!a\ed off it 10 and H o'clock Saturday morning uith finals slated for 8 oclock that night. •Reiser Criris"Play in Opener Mississippi Count\ Junior Girl ehainns from Kclscr inaugurnle the tournament piny O f jimioi hi?!) =oh»ol Ee\tet s at Bay when they meet n strong Dixie si vni 7 o'ctocl- 'onfeht vailej Vien follows in •> ^meeting with Turrell at 8 o'clock Manon faces Earle at 9 o'elockk ana Dyess, second in Mississippi County, tangles with Green County High m the 10 o'clock nightcap weiner opens lower bracket firsl- roimd play with Lepanto at 7 oclock, tomorrow ni^ht, followed at 8 bf the Lu\ora- Marmaduke clash while pomsett Countv thha place ""-"Per faces Paragould at 9 and Over Ray by Close Margin MIAMI, Fla., March 5. (UP)— Jersey Joe Wnlcotl, a seasoned hCHvywelght whose .experience carried him io a close decision over Elmer (violent) Kay at the Orange Bowl last night, moved to the front tcdny among challengers for Joe Louis' title. Walcoil, who weighed 192-1>2 to 191-3(4 for Ray, made use of every cpjntng lo slip home telling blows, while Ray, a slightly harder puncher, several limes had Wal- coU groggy but could not take advantage of his chances. It was an extremely close fight and was decided on the bash of joints, with Walcott getting the edge on a two-count knockdown of Ray in the third round' Ref- •ree Ed Coachman and Judge Hob- r Floyd gave the bout to the ;*iiudeu, .,N. J., boxer, and Judge xjuis Bandel called it iv draw. Raj- Had won 51 bouts in n row Ray., formerly of Hasting, Fla.. ind po\v- of (Minneapolis, was • thc batting favorite of the crowd ol he crowd of 10.0GO, but it wits a generally popular decision, it was Walcott's second victory over Rav, vhom he knocked out at Chicago evural -years ago. Ray outpointed' Joe at MaUison Square Garden late last year. Ray got a $25,o:o' purse anrt Wa'cott $15,000, but it was believed Ihe promoters lost about $10,Ul>'J on the first all-Negro bout ever held at the city-owned Oraiine Bowl ' , . ._._, _ ( ,^ ^ V ^>->^ LHUe five-year-old Mike* Mynlt runs, across diamond alWash * inBlon Senators' training field in Orlanflo, Pin, flnnltcfi by pitcher illuo Scaiborough, left, and his father, George Myatt, inlicWei- To Coach at Baylor WACO, Tex., March 5. (UP) — Frank (Red) Broyles, 25. Georgia Tech athlete, will become assistant backfield coach on thc Baylor University football staff following his .graduation from Tech on March 15 Baylor Head Coach Bob Woodruff yesterday announced the employment of Broyles, a native Atlantan who established a record for n!l:- letes nt Tech by winning 12 varsity tettcis In football, basketball and baseball. Major League Baseball Teams Show Form in Training Camps (By Unlleil »ress) PHOENIX, Ariz., March, 5—It appeared today that CJInt Hartung New York Giant rookie, may be the storybook baseball player his clippings tell about. lAt bat for the first lime in his first major league Intra-squail game, the six-foot-four Inch outfielder hit tile first .pitch for .1 home run. . . . . • , lAV.ALON. Caj. — Outfielder Bill Nicholson and Chicago Cub. Manager Olmrley' Grimm wcrp Jubilant today, hoping that. 'Nicholson finally lias 'shaken off a batting slump. Favorites Advance ST. AUGUSTINE, Fin., March 5. (UP)—Mrs. Babe DIdrickson Zahrir- 'ns, national women's amateur champion from Denver, Coin., and medalist Mary Agnes Wnll led the field Into thc second round of the Florida East Coast Women's Golf Championships todny. Mrs. Zaharlas, seeking her seventh straight victory of thc Winter circuit, won her opening round match yesterday from Mrs. Edward Reinlsh of Detroit, 8 and 6, while Miss Wall trounced Mrs. C Hnr- brough of Cleveland, 6 nnd 5 PASADENA. Gal.—-Manager Ted Lj'oris snld he would experiment with several Clycago White Sox candidates in a game against the University of Southern California today, with .Rookie Bob Gillesple us pitcher, Don Kolloway at first and Jack Wallaesa nt Shortstop. SARA'SOTA, Fla.—Manager Joe role—shortstop. Manager Ossle iBlucge put Prlddy at short in yesterday's workout, moving Shcrvv -Robertson over to third and benchins; last year's • regular third sacker. Cecil Travis. | George Myntt moved into the va Buy-Me-a-Bond To Make Debut At Spa Track HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March 5. <UP>—Buy-Mc-aJBoud, top-notch sprinter from Santa Anita, was scheduled Jbr his debut at Oaklawn park today, clashing with a strong field In thc featured seventh raac. Qihers in the s;x-rurlong raco for a $1,200 purse will be Sliding Home, Three Clovers. Skylark and Flaps, all top-weighted at 118 pounds. Also going postward 1 will be- Port Said, Roytig. Liberation. Intei'i'crem, Swell Chance, Ted Mosquero, Ask <Aunl Ada, Sweet Comet, Little Snail, Laundry Boy, Hasty Sage and Sergeant Abe. The fourth event, a six-furloni pprlnl (or maiden 4-year-olds, Isl the only other allowance race card- id for today. In yesterday's featured sixth, the winner was Quintero, a sprinter that showed his heels in the mile and 70-yard event. Quintero was cjut front by a length at the nn- ish, after leading tho field all the way. Y. Gun was second, -and th favored Flo's Herbert was a clos third. Qulntero's time was 1:43 2|5, and he paid $14,40 to win. Jockey b Husi was up. Attendance yesterday was mark cil at 5.0CO, ^with 5333,315 going throng!) the parimutucl windows. WEDNESDAY,. MARCH 5, 1947 Giant Chief nic Mack's emphasis on conditioi showed results today on the Phil Athletic squad, with al players rounding quickly into .shape. Mack has put his team' throiigl _ _^ ^_ v ^ [it ri ^_ ) minutes of running every day cated second-base slot 'with'Mi-key! sillco last Sa ' u rday. Yesterday hi " -ieapue bittlnir saici tlia '' Pitchers Jes Flores, Phi b Mardhildon and Rus s ' Chri'stophei Vcrnon. American' ,„,„.... •champion, a fixture at first. CLEA'RWATBR, Fla.—The Philadelphia.. Phillies ---'-• -----against" whom fear Stan Alusial, -. they have to play, more than Ted\!Willlams, whom they clon't play, an informal: poll indicated today. With only one dissenter—Pitcher Schoolboy Rowe, who is a former American-leaguer—the Phils rat°d Miisial, the St. Louis .Cardinal first-baseman, a more valuable :ns, tho Knobel battles the second-seeded Bay sextet at 10. Quarter-finals will be played off m foui games Friday starting at 7 oclock with semifinals slated for 10 nnd n o'clock Saturday morning Finals will be nt 8 o'clock Saturday night. Cronii: of the Boston Red Sox...... said he was not worried about the crai absence of Ted Williams and' Rudy (lie York, two of the team's star hitters. r Williams ha s signed, but apparently, still »a s on a fishing trip, oattlnj York- apparently w-as a holdout. I second TAMPA . Fia. — nucky Wnltcrs, 36-3'car-olrt dean of .he Cincinnati ! "" Hia " W " S workt "S ^ were nn un° f a vet th season in were In the best condition the; over have been at this time. ORLANDO, Fla. — Outfielder George Case, who won basebal fame as a base-stealer with the Washington Senators, was back '.vlth the Senators today, traded to them by the Cleveland Indians !oi pitcher Roger Wolff. Cast', 32-year-old veteran who plnyctl with Washington from 193' : j until traded to Cleveland last yea) for outfielder Jeff Heath, hit .223 last year and stole 23 bases, a depart in which he led. the American League five times. torrt MHn -f; haul today as if he . mngstcr entering his major leagues. . who won 10 games seven last season, worked and I un- practice yesterday for ; tiie ' time in three days. Shav-' | LAKELAND, Fla.—Shortstop Ed- j die Lake was the only unreported on the Detroit Tiger roster and club officials said Lake arrive tomorrow.. 44-man squad went through g drill yesterday and an- thorongh practice was sch- for today. Brooklyn sioner A. B. (Happy) Chandler re- I ™S' h . imJ ? s _ il oaseia11 Player active list since he broke his arm last season, Is on suspended sentence from conviction on a charge of stealing government property from a southern military base. ORLANDO. Flu.—Gerry Priddy, regular second baseman of the Washington Senators last year, today appeared slated for a new HOW TO FLY A KITE f' TE S FROII ELECTRIC WIRES . * DO USE DRY COTTGH STRIHG DOR'T CLIMB .POLES TO RECOVER KITES •"••* D0*'T ,USE METAL or WIRE -- «,.... 0 .. [leal for a pitcher. Frank McKinney, Pirate presi- ent, refused to mention any lames which might be involved. WEST PALM BBApH. Fla.—Con- den . they took from the New ' York :Yankces yesterday in the opening game of the series. 'Brooklyn shortstop Peewee Reese retired from thc game with minor head injuries after -colliding; with Tommy Heurich in the fifth inning. ..Rookie 'Frank Shea, who pitched the last three innings for the Yanks, retired the Dodgers in or- rtpr each time. 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Dickey Starts Travelers Off On New Season LITTLE ROCK, Ariel, Mar. $'. — <UP>— Manager Bill Dickey, late ot Die New York Yankees, opened spring training for" the Little Rock Travelers yesterday on a cold and muddy diamond. Pointing for 'a H-game exhibition schedule, Die key,- confined ,the day's training/ to-,, running and throwing. Later' 1 Mis week is-, the weather warms' up; ; Dickey expects to get down to serlouV Business of Tennis Stars Compete In National Tournament NEW YORK, March 5. (UP)— Jack Kramer, national ouldoor I' , ouoor champion, was scheduled against Morris Adelsburg of Brooklyn in n feature quarterfinal match today in the National Indoor Tennis tounia- ment. ,In other good matches, Bill Talbert of Wilmington, Del., faces Fred Kovaleski of Detroit and Camp Lee Va., and Doris Hart of Miami, Fla second-seeded in the women's division, plays a woman's semi-final against Nina Irwin, New York- Pauline Betz, national dutdoor champion, was seeded first, but was idle today. Lover Stream Solidities; Property Owners Check Damage to Vineyards CATANIA, Sicily, March 5. (UP) —A ten-mile lava stream from Mt Etna has stopped advancing and the smoking mass rapidly is becoming solidified, it was reported today patailKl investigation of damage has begun and landowners are askta" the government to pay for rtama^a to orchards, olive groves and vineyards. Dry February MEMPHIS. Tenn.. Mar. 5 —(UPl -The TJ. g. weather Bureau reported today that precipitation last month was the lowest ever recorded here during February. There was f -'"y - 1 " hich of precipitation shaping up something belter than last season's last place team. ' Dickey was signed early In February as manager of the Trays after having caught for and managed the Yanks before returning to his hometown of tittle Rock. Municipal Utility Expects $5,000,000 Profit for '47 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 5.—lUPI —Memphis light, gas and water division officers today predicted the division's net profit this year would pass the $5,000,000 mark for thc first time in history. The division also announced plans for an expansion and improvement program for 1947 lo cost an estimated $0,891,000. IN BOTTLES AND AT FOUNTAINS Pepsi-Cola Company, long Island City, N. Y. Bottler: Peprt-Cola Bottling C«. of Blytheville F.ILA. On City Property — for Purchasing, Refinancing or Making Improvements 41% Interest 20 Years to Pay FULL Pre-payment privileges MONTHLY payments include taxes and insurance Terry Abstract & Realty Co, 213 W. Walnut Abstracts of Title . Telephone 2381 -Farm Loans TO THE PUBLIC: W. C. Richardson has purchiised Dixieland Service from Ellis 1'oole. Mr. Poole has moved his agency for WILLY-OVERLAND products to Steele, Missouri, in the location formerly held by the Holly Motor Company. This move was made to facilitate K rcater distribution of Willys- Overland products; Jeeps, Station Wagon Jeeps, Automobiles and Machinery. POOLE MOTOR CO. FEATURES WILLYS-OVERLAND PRODUCTS Mr. Poole earnestly thanks his many friends in Ulytheville and vicinity for their patromigrc at Dixieland and sincerely.hopes that they ^Yill continue to do business with the new owner, W. C. Richardson. We invite everyone up for a visit with us at our new home . . . and' a look at thc new Station Wagon Jeep . . . foremost in its field. You'll also have the chance to renew your acquaintance with the standard jeep . . . now ..being delivered upon immediate order. OUR STATION WAGON JEEP NOW ON DISPLAY! POOLE MOTOR COMPANY formerly Holly Motor Company STEELE, MISSOURI ' Phonc 49

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