The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 6, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 6, 1947
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THURSDAY,.MARCH G, 1947 Leachville Ousts Chicks In District Cage Tourney M • . I A ^ . ^ Lions to Meet Team From Bay In Semi-Finals Mealing in opening play the toughest foe they' could have been paired with—with 'fc§ possible exception oi JVfesboro — the Blylhcwlle Chicks opened and closed their Class A District 4 tournament work \i'hen the Leachville I.ions rolled up their fourth victory of the season over them by a 02 to 41 count last night at l.euch- ville. The strong Bay Yellow'Jackets worked their way through iirst- roiind play last night by dropping Paraeould 4(i to 20. This will pit Leachville against Hay in semi-finals to be played at 7 o'clock tomorrow nlijlit. Finishing first-round play tonight. Marked Tree tangles with Ihe Manila Lions at 7 o'clock and Jonesboro, seeded second, clashes wth Rcclor at 8. These winners 1 1 ™>' s Hulberl at 7 o'clock, .secom. meet in semi-finals at 8 o'clock ' an<l " linl P'ncc winners of Greene tomorrow night. Finals are slated Collnt y tangle at 8; Luxora meets Greene County champs at 9 and Mr.non battles second-seeded Trii- mann in the 10 o'clock nightcap. Ktiscr Girls Lose Mississippi County representatives fared less well in the Junior Girls meet at Bay as Keiser, county champs, fell to Dixie, seeded first, 24 to 23, and Dycss, second place winner, went down before Greene county nigh 30 to 25 Tnr- .. . .. rc " advanced to the second round § wn-o in the third period nnd set on a Joi 'fe't when valley view fail- '•ir margin of victory n s they c <- to nf>l>ear and Earle (iropned • uined the hick goal. Hmning 24 M "™» 32 to 2(i. ^ nits to the Cliicks' siv r™- o r,i Di>;i e and Turrell meet in quarter-finals at- 7 o'clock tomorrow 'light and Enrlc and Greene County High follow at 8. Semi-finals E.rrl at 10 o'clock Saturday morning between these winners and the trophy game conies off at 8 o'clock that night. Pour games tonight w m n n t s h -irst-round n lay. Wcincr and Le- panlo open the program with .•> \ Keiser Advances in Class B Tourney on Forfeit by Knobel The Class B Senior Hoys District -1 touniaineril was launched at Lepanlo last nisjht and the Junior Girls district meet got under way at Bay with three games ami a foHeU on each program of openin K phn-. Ill t >lf» r^lni** n_-_ ,. O i > Junior Cagers Compete for Arkansas Title In the Class B meet at U-panto tne host five iveiH into second round-play by defeating MeCjr- inlek 38 to 27 last night and Dycss, Mississippi County second-pinee winner, nosed out Valley View 33 to 30. Keiser, Mississippi county champion, moved up to the second round without a struggle via n forfeit when Knobel, Clay county champs, didn't show up. The third-seeded Iii-ookland n vc downed Nettleton 37 to 22 in the nlghtcau, Lcpnnto and nyess will meet in (lii.irter-finals at 7 o'clock tomorrow night with.Keiser and Brook- Jo nd follo«-|n e ,,t 8. Winners here will meet in semi-final.-, at 10 o'clock Saturday morning with finals stated for 8 o'clock that night First-round play will b c complel- . cct tonight when Crnivfordsville : Plays Hiilbcrl for 8 o'clock Saturday night. Chicks I.caii at Quarter The Chicks started out on an even keel with the Lions last night and hcl,] them to a point-for-poiut exchange, emerging with a slim H lo 12 lead at the end of the iirst period. The ncck-aiid-neck pace continued through the second l>er- i'-d as the Lions mananed a ' ; f lo 23 halftime lead. The Lions launched a potenl of- fepsii-e in the third period nnd set " vir margin of victory n s they iiined the hick goal. Hmning 24 . ints to the Chicks' six for a 51 to 29 third-quarter lead. The scoring leveled in the last period but the Lions had s tf ked out their victory claim in the third stanza and they maintained a 21- point winning margin. Lion center Adams headed the high-scoring li s t ns he sank 18 points, followed by teammate Scott with 17. Bill Elliott moved inlo high-scoring ranks last night as he. drooped in 15 markers * for the Iiicks. Stafford and HooVes both got eight. Bay Defeats Parafrould Bay got the dro)i on Paragould from the oiitsel and doubled the count to l)c;;i n with a 11 to r, first- quiirter lead, stretching their lead, the Yellow Jackets, advanced the count to 25 to 10 by halftime. End of Ihe third period saw Paragould trailing n 30 to to 21 coiint. Both teams tightened their defensives and held scoring down in the final stanza as Bay added seven and Paragould got another five. Bay forward Moon copped scoring honors as-he hit the wicker for IB points. Gilliam. forward, ^:id Pierce, guard, shared runner~p spot with 10 each for the Yellow Jackets. Stearnes topped Paragould poiiilniaking with seven. Starting line-ups and box scores follow: Elytheville (41) Pos. L'chville (62) Stafford (8) . F K. Scott (17) Caldwell <3> . F croom <10> Hodges (8) ... C Adams (18) Foster (S) G Johnson (3) B. Elliott (15) G T. Welch (8) Substitutions: Chicks— j jjliiott (2), Gentry, Hardy. Mullin, j'erni- gan (I). Lions — Aaron, Anthony, Shownes (3), M. scott, j. Welch Bay C4G) POS. p-agonld J2G) Moon IB) .... P Deoli (5) Gilliam (10) .. T Tripod Trice (5) G.Whittington (5) Cooper (-1) ... G Texton (1) Pierce (10 .... G Cornell Ebstitutiotis: Bay—Wyse. Dorton, tilt at 7 o'clock n s Luxorn and iWarmaduke follow nt 8. Paragould /aces the third place "winner from Pomsctt County at B and Bav tangles with Cash at 10 Cash was invited to replace Knobcl, a withdrawal. Hill, Keener (1). Paragould—Gould . Cummins <1), Stearnes 17), Dudley (3), Wood (3). Fast Competition Looms KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 6. (UP) -The fastest field yet to try for the NAIB basketball title was shaping up rapidly today as Emil S. Liston, tournament manager, worked at lop speed 1 to prepare for the week-long schedule starting Monday in the municipal auditorium. •Already named were such teams as Mississippi Delta. Cleveland Miss.; West Carolina State, Ciillo- whee, N. c, ; and Northwestern University pf Louisiana. Tourists Set Another Bath Record at Spa MOT SPRINGS. Ark., March (1. (UP)—Although the February bath record reached a new all-tiuv high with a total of ICim? reported by the National Park ol- fice. the percentage increase over the same month last year was only one per cent. Park Superintendent Thomas E Boles observed that the figures indicated a post-war "levcling-ofr." It was Uie lowest increase for any month since the pre-war years. During February, 1946, a total of 103.475 baths were given, or 1,367 less than last month. Travel records hhowed that 22,- \ 7C4 persons registered at the P.nk Service 'Administration Building, coming from every state and from' eight foreign countries. Massages also set a new all-time high, the rc|H)rt showed. The total of 43,242 for February represents 12 per cent increase over last year. The Slate Junior iilgi, Seliool ua.'-Kctbnll tournament opens to- niShi in Herl Smllli Mr-mori,,! Ciyninnsium n t Jonesboro willi Crarty and Harlfor<| quln|,. leading off nl 7 o'clnek. In olher first-round Ruines to- nisht, Trumaiin faces Mountain Home nt 8 o'eloi-k. West Side ol Little Rock clashes with Iluntsville at 9 nnd Helena and Magnolia tangle in the nightcap nt 10 Tomorrow mnniing. opeiiini; ,,lav will be completed when Pordve'e meets Guernsey at 8 o'clock, joties- bciro opposes Harrison :it 9 Desh-i rnies Wiirreii nl 10 alia Kn'st Kide or Liltle Rock plays South side of Con way a t 11. Quarterfinals will be played tomorrow af:ernoo n and nlm,l, with semi-rlnals beginning nl 10 o'clock Saairdny morning. The ctiampion- ship game is slated for B o'cloek Saturday night. Tennessee University Coach Gets New Berth WEST POINT. N. Y.. Mar ,; _ (UP)—John Manor of the university of Tennessee, described by Bob Nev.nnd as "the best basketball cone), in ()„, u. s .. h ., s bcnn pointed coach nt the U. S Military Acndcmy. ' Col. Lawrence tniff) Jones s nid today. Mnuer teplnces Sturnt Holcomb resigned n t. Al -, nv lo | )( , C ome head football conch at Purdue Like Holcomb, Mauer will be head ],as- Kclball nnd an assistant football coach at Army. Mnuer, net coach at Tennessee Since 1938, won two Southeastern Conference championships in 19-11 and 1943—an ( ] had nil overall ree- ! ore. or 128 games won and 4*> lost >c'-:cr than a .750 average. Nevland' IcnncEscc athletic director. S3 i c i i,e wns very sorry to lose Mauer Tennis Stars Perform NBW YORK, -March 6. (UP)— Both men's and women's divisions the National Indoor Tennis Tournament moved into the semifinals today, with Jack Kramer scheduled 1 against Sidney Wood and Pauline Betz against Barbara Scofield in feature matches. Second-seeded Bill Talbert Wilmington. Del., was scheduled against Bob Falkenburg of Hollywood in the other men's match, and second-seeded Doris Hart ol Miami meets defending Champion' Mrs. Helen Rihbany of Massnchu-i ;etts in the second women's match. Miss Hart eliminated Nina Irwin, New York, 6-2, G-3. Drawing Cards "All Hcht. so you won the Class B Invitational downhill cliam. pioiiship! Do« thai mean you have lo weir those things in bed?" BLYTHEVILLB (AUK.) COURIER NEWS getting the Form ion's Top Golfers Enter Miami Tourney Senior Girls Open State Tournament in Paragoutd I'AHACIOUM), Ark.. Mar. (j '111')—The senior nirls sin to AAA liasketbull lonmnmnil opens here toulnlit with four (jinnes on tap. 'rhe first-round tinmen lire: ail- onm Springs versus Marshall, Mn- rliuinn versus Orndy, Junction City versus Pinn^ould, mirl Lnvura vev- .MIS Hismnrck. The flril ruiiiul will conllnui! Ihiiiuiih Frlituy morniiiB, t|Uiil'ter- rinnls'wlll be played Fildny n!«hl. Uu> semlfiniilK Salurday mornliiK ami the Iliwil eneomiler .Siitiirdny iilKhl, State Stadium Plan Offered In New Form 1.ITTI.K ItOuK, Ark,, Mftl'. I!. - 'LI'i— A IK- iv stndlum bill Inti-o- (Iiiecd In ihe House of tleiiresenla- tlies lad- yeslerdiiy by Kep. Uoyd Darnell of Ciarlnnd County, revises the shullum eotmuisslon aiul would allow (he slute Indirectly to put up $500,000 lownrd Ihe cost of the strncluie. The slute'ji conlrlbiillon would not be miidi' outright, but a pro- Msion of DiivtieM'K measure would five tin. state board of flseul control pel uiJ.s.sloj! ID jnirrlinsft ilio PAGE SEVEft, :,-;• ' Prothro Pleased _ Performance by His Chicks (Ify United DAY ST. LOUTS, Miss., Mm (I. 'Ul>) -Mumper Uoc Prothro says lii's pleased with UH> iirosress of Ills Memphis Chick pitchers. Intrii- cqimd mines will slnri ne.M week. The Chicks ,/iecelvert Al Ilodkey, UiwcrliiK six-foot, four-Inch icft- hiinder ,») npllou ii-oni the Philadelphia 1'hlllle.s. Three Kentucky.. Derby Nominees! Compete at Spa I ,r, ! i? T EPRINQ 'S. Ark.. Mar. eji- <UP> — 'Ihrce nominees lor tS Kentucky Derby m cel a strong del In tne renluKjil seventh race todi nl paklawn Pnrk. 1 The trio Is Dave Ferguson's Bui} Weaver, Iho Green Hill Slnblj Uu.l 'I'm nnil Oolrwnn nml Lurjj l»C's Dusty Heads. All ot the 5 Mirce-jeiir-olds i n . th e ovont rio for the $10.000 added At- HOOK. Ark.-i.mic Ituck Travelers HMalU'd I hi- imi- VH I of inldllional Miunil nieniljers luilny for Sjii|ii 8 training. The iii-iv skl]i|>;.j, mil Dlekey, [Mil n sliiiu'il players on hum) llmnigli n brief wolkuut yesterday. CIAINHSVIU.H. Kill.— Hi K li!|iimd- , ....... • ..... . .... ______ ., IT Ufwey Acklns has n bright K '» 1K »s Derby. Sharing Ion wclK It future with tin- Alliintn Crocker*. »f l'» pounds cnch will be BuFk. r n U. Si Women Golfer. ., .. Paired With British Star'?' 1 "" 1 "" ! "n |Nl »i">»' lenled 'rui'sdny ST. AUOUSTINK, Fin • UP) —liidic nidrlckson Zuhnvlns. jihoolliu: i lie best golf of her long iii'rer. was ptllcd ngalnsl Hrilaln's Maureen Ruttle today in a seinl- ftnai mulch of t),,, ' Florida I3nsl Coast Women's Cluunntonships. siili-pnr golf yesterdiiy MIAMI, Phv, Mar.-h a (UP) - '1'he big grind of professional golf besan here . today— four days of- I'll 30 holes -jf team piny, \vilh S10.00U Mrs. Xaluirias elciiiinated Until set up m prucs. j Woodward of Pn li niver, M,, SS .. « he 22nd iinnnal Miami Inter-' and 2. national Pom-Ball Tournament Mfss ilultle, who arrived In riiss field of 32 lo|> uroies-1 Ainerirj, from Kn R ]niid only Ihree In i.ivitalion only, lo test weeks ago, defeated Peggy kirk ol their stamina and ability on Miami Country Club course. Hosjan, b)K money winner oi 1915. was teamed with Jimmy l)e- innrct, of Ojai, C.illf.. who has oren shooting the hotli'sl jtolf ol the current. swini? from the Pacific Coast to Florida. They are favored lo retain the championship thc>y won last year. For today's round Hogan and n.->mnrel were matched Jimmy Thomson and Jimmy nines, powerful jxi jr of goffers" and a threat, on any course. They had a test ball of 04. el«hl linker par. i a practice round toqelher. nick Met/ and Chick Hnrbcrt , set up a round of G2 in practice one stroke better Uian their first- round opponents. Henry Uunstmi and Lew \Vorshnm. Fimllny. o.. 3 and 2. Polly Rlle.y of Foil Wiirth. Tex., llli'ds Alary Ai'.nfi Wall of Melio- n-.ii'ee. Mich.. In (he other seml- Jinnl encounler. SfroilR llrew Piedorl(.'k Iho oreal, Prussian monarch, ]n ide his coffee with olminpiiKne, adding musliini | ( , K | V o I lie <|rlnk a still stronger lasie I hat WHS de- lu Ihr house re- lo coniribnto Jsoon. citilred tlli 000. Another fenlure of the Darnell "111. designed ( o Interest schools over the slate. | s thill profit from !)'e stadium nfler the bonds are puld will be divided eiuially nmoiiK i'late-supporlPd schools. A Mini' - member commission would be (jlven full authority to conslruct nnd operate the stadium, mid fliiiineliiK the structure would I.e up to (hut urotip. It would Is- siic bonds up to SSOO.OOO. tnko hlds from cities Interested In the loc'i- Uon of the slniiMiiie, nnd nlso re- (julre (hat a s )i,. IJR donated. The commission members would Ini'hide one i;iadun(c of each of Cue six stu'.e-owned schools and of -ihe University of Arkansas, phut two members nl Inrne. All members '•"onld in. (,p;i inti'd by the «oyer- t or. Rend Courier News Wnnt Ads. Pilot Kl Kl Ouylcr expects Ailkiir, to ri'iilnre Hill Aycrs, told to the New Yoik aiiitils, us no nee nllt-n- er. U'INTKK fJAKIIIvN, Flu.—Ttn< nmlliinntifiii l.niptinui^ luday Inok- rd tn six nllilittes due lo report next wecli lo augment (he Smitlu'l-ii l^acue nine. Look.nit Uoss I'.erf N'lelioff M iJd ), c ivoiiJd use yoalliful Cuban ilp.hllmndei- Jink <:nllerri-y. fin flie fhsi vx .. lilbtllnn Kiime ii!;ntnsl the W.isli- hiRlon Henalors In Oilunilo Huii- dny. , Ala.— Arrlvuh In the Mobile Dears' trnliiinu eiiui]) here totaled 22 today, Manager M T O dd exiwcts his plteliers winking out In the. Brooklyn Doditers' rookie eani]) at 1'ensaroiu. Flu., to i;et in shape so they run Join the rest of the: WIIIIK! here for iimeCice BATON liOIKiH. la. — Vols 1 fU-lil IKISS 1,-irry Gllliert Is (Iream- IIIK Hlroul llir short outfield feu- res nl hk Sulphur Dell (mine park In Nashville afler viewing Ihe lon^-dKlaiTce sh rr.triifrs Allierl Walker luistrnvmict. The nirly (ruining batterynu'ii received Hlicn mi aflci'iuiim stopped the practice session the I. SO dlaiuoiul. NEW ORLEANS Only two holdouts remained a.s the New Orleans I'elleans be^an their tourtls day ol r.nicllcc. Oeneral Munawer Jloy sslnuer listed pitcher I'ete Under nnd catcher Jim Pruelt as unstKn- i ecf. Weaver mid A. Stringer's Guy PCI : A erowxl of s.r.oa came to its f(*t In the fourth nice yesterday whin A. liimtiomo's Grinn finished li 'lead iient with W. T. Bcczl (iiilliiiit irour giimely holding us and they ended nil even 111 n phoB .Inish, Third wo.s Mrs. A. V C'-eech's Thunder Hoof, trailing IB winners by n neck. ' Clnllniit Jim,,- , m(( i $50fl (Q W ,'J ii'icl Grlim gave his Ijcttors $3,$. i :ie lime was 1:11 2-0. ^ " in the fourth race, .7. K IIouJ- si'ls Uiiy-Me-n-iKjiKi weakened ftr the drive to finish fourth bchiiSl' winner ntinmn, Threo clovers nifil bei'ifennl Abe. - 5 • Too Late, to Classify For Sale Memphis Books Canera weight boxiiv; eliamriion \:af, been signed lo wrestle in the r^i;,* Ever Blooming Immediate Delivery American Beauty Mrs. Pierre S. 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