The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 7, 1947 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 7, 1947
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FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1947 Marked Tree Eliminates Manila in Cage Tourney i * ••! . ** BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS JFine Horses Run at Oaklawn With Eyes on Kentucky Derby Leachville Meets Bay Five Tonight A surprisingly .s I >• o Ti K llar-kwl Tree (luinlet tiereat- o^|j.hc Manila Lions 46 to 3U HV ' a closely contested first I'ouml giimu of the District 4 liaskotball toiirnaincnt ;i i I.wiclivillo Inst night. The'Lions matched their victors point for point in the opening •cimi/ii which closed nt a 15-15 Us However the Marked TITO livt- tnme tack in the second period and forged ahead at, the half 27-21. I'Vom tlien on (heir lead was never too closely approached by the L'ons as both teams .scored evenly. Davis led the victors with' 14 tallies while Moblcy pabei! the Lions withe. .< f M-;im in the .second game of. the cve.- nintf, tlie high Hying Joncsboio Golden Hurricane walked O ver Rector easily with a 80 to 34 win. The HiUTlcamv; lead was never contested by the Hector quint at any time. This brings the (ourncv to quar- lei--|>lay tonight with the" top seeded Leachville Lions meeting Bay at, 7 p.m. and Joncsboro meeting Marked Tree at 8 p.m. Leachville will need a win over Bay tonight to assure an invitation to the slate tournament at Little Rock later in the month. However, some sources believe that if Joiieshoro and Leachville meet in the finals or the district meet the Lions may walk off wXl a victory. Jone.sboro. hou-cver is rat- g* No. 2 team in the stale, sce- !Wl only ,(o the Little Rock Tigers who they defeated in a recent meeting. Warner Hopes For Payoff on Horse Deals ARCADIA, Gal., Mar. 7—(UP) — Stepfather, a colt with a S200.000 load on his back, carries the hope of paying on half his purchase iii-ice tomorrow in the $100,000 added Santa Anita derby. The prize son of Bean Pere brought the highest price of the Louis B. Mayer auction last week and will run coupled with another expensive colt. w. L. sickle. Together they..make..up .the,.entry ol movie Magnate Harry M. Wnrner. who appears to be stepping in where Mnyer stepped out as filmdom's leading thoroughbred cv.-ner. JVo Girl Fliers Rescued From Florida Beach MIAMI, Fla., March 7. (UP) — Two Rirl Ilicrs. a band leader and her secretary, were rescued bv the Coast Guard yesterday and apparently were all right after a night in the Florida keys. A Coast Guard PBY flying boat spotted their small cub seaplane beached on Twin Keys bank, near, llle mu . SI . rol lower Matecnmbe. after several, M. c. and Fred Williams Depart: hours of searching by service anrt' ment store, where a cash re-hter civilian airplanes and surface was stolen sma.Lri C J£, ™S*,", Four-Ball Tourney Finds Top Golfers in Action MIAMI, Fla., Mar. 7 _ (up>_ Defending champions Ben Hogan and Jimmy Demarei were scheduled to meet Jin) Perrler and Fred Hans, Jr., lodny as the 2Jnd annual international four-bull golf tournament, entered its second clay. Hogan and Deniaret. favorites lo repeat, played steady golf yesterday to defeat Jimmy Thompson ami Jijiimy Hmes, 4 am! 3. Haas and Ferricr disposed of E<| Oliver and George Fa?.!o, 3 and 2 Other winning combines'Includ- ed Dick Melx and chieh Harbert; Lloyd Mangruni and Lawson Little; Toney Penna aix| George -Shoux; Sam Byrd and Johnny Re- lolta and E. j. Harrison and Bob Hamilton. Manila Wins Initial Game In Big Tourney Mississippi county's only entrant In the MldSouth independent Class B basketball tournament a t Mcro- Ph!s, the Manila Independents advanced to tl, c semi-finals when they eked out a 48-46 win over the Navy instructors of Memphis ~r/ ncsday night. They w m meet Southern Blind & sbade quint in the seml-wlndup. In the Class A Division, the top seeded Royal Crown Bottlers of Jonesboro, were eliminated from further competition by the University of Tennessee Doctors of Memphis hy the overwhelming score of 59-37. However the Dot- tlers were without their two former AlI-Amencan collegians bro- Ihers Les and Baeomb McKcel and their n ce forward Wllllard Tilley. Indoor Tennis Tourney Nears Final Competition NEW YORK, Mar. 7 — (UP) — One semi-final match in tiolli men's and women's singles was scheduled for tonight l n Ihe Na- lionnl Indoor Tennis Tournament hecond-seeded Bill Talbert Wll- Mingtpn, Del., will meet 'lliird- for the right outdoor in the championship match. In' the women's division the semi-final pits second-seeded Doris Hart of Miami against third-ranked Mrs Helen Pcriersen Rihbanv. Cambridge,. Mass. The winner will "Uy Pauline Beta for the title. Miss netz. U. s. and Wimbledon champion, defeated Barbara Scofield, Coral Qahles, Pla., 6-3 6-3 in a semi-final. The women's doubles champion will be decided tonight when Mlss . and Miss Scofield plai' MYs nihbany and Kay Winthrop of South Hauiilton. Mass. leisurely Store Burglars Take Time Out to iat ?,* m l .OHARLES, Va.. March 7. who like lo eat on •n ' r „•"- bcing 5 °HRht in the »»s of Southwest Virginia today Police Chief Bill Pritts reported i third store robbery in which evi- •cnce shewed the robbers took ime olf to prepare sandwiches before making away with the loot The latest robbery was at. the. Battle Tonight in Semi-Finals ' 2nd DEAD SITS JUN'IO!iS -'i\ e HuUjerl, Stanford. Ili-ech Grow, and Truman advanced to u,,- quarter-finals of the Class I) District 4 tournament at U'panto lust night. •Hulfcpi-t downed CrawIordsvillcMl to 31. Stanford. Greene County de- leated Light. Oreene County 5-1 to 30. Ucp.-li Grove defeated ' I,ux~ era 44 to 23 and Truman whipped Marion V) to 31 |,> ,!, e vv [ m i-up ol the first round piny. U-panlo wilt meet Dyess In the first same of the semi-finnls at 7 tonight with Kei.wr meeiliiv Brookland at 8, Huiberi meeting Stanford nt, 0 and liei-.-h drove playing Truman at lo. The semiifinals will start at III a.m. S:iturd;iy with Ihe finals at K Saturdy iiiRht. In the Junior girls touniey at Bay. Werner defeated I.eiianl'o 'n lo 12 and Luxora stiuiW.cci bv 'Mai-citadufce 17 lo IG to win themselves places in lh» quarter-finals tonii-ht. •Pnrngndld wns pushed to clown Marked Tree. 18 to n bv staging a last minute scoring attack to overcome a two point lead. Bay won •by forfeit from Cash whon' Cash failed to slio-v up for their game to climax the first round play Dixie, tourney favorite meets Turret! at 7 tonight in Ihe first semi-final game, other Dailies tonight arc Enrle vs. Greene County Hish. Weiner vs. Luxora and Para- sould vs. Bay. Didrickson Against Wo// In Florida Golf Finals ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Mar 7 (UP)—Only Mary Asnes Wall of Mlnominee, Mich., stood between Babe Didrickson Zaharitis and her seventh straight, winter golf clown today as the two teed off in ttie finals of the Florida East Coast Women's Tournament. Mrs. Zaharias disposed of liri- iam's AlariOn liutlle. 3 and •> ves- terday while Miss Wall eliminated Polly Rilcy of Port Worth T^N 4 raid 3. •HOT SPUING3, Ark. March '(. ilJI'i—Tile stalled breezlnn Double Jay. one of the Winter l,nok tn\- orilps for the Ki-ii(ui-ky Derby, ai Oaklawn park here this week but many of r.i-edom's veterans con- lended tl.Tit ihc Inrk brown culfs lialnini; piosram was lamu-hed too i lale. j "!! fnk-'.s- .six ((, el,.),! W eeks lo ret a thoroughbred ready for even 11 short race ,aud tin- deiby Is a mlU' and a qnavter,- one ionjillmo . Irainer said. The ll'ue Grass clas- j Me will hi' run on May 3. ', Six other (•bomlnie-mlonxi' <jer- >:y mmiinee.s are in tralnin • i-.ere along with the Ridjjewood Kt-iule ace whu-h was voted I In- leading Uvo-year-old of 1P4IS after defeating ( education in the jockey euro sinki-s! ! They liK-lud,. i| U .,s r aiablc'.s rrack pair of Mel Kppley, winner of I . Hie «33,CCO Miiylliiwer stakes lust I year, and Met Van Norman, '?ho I liliy which won the Kentiu-kv oaks HI 1946; J. Kel! HoussHs' California Ihreal. Plash O' Nittht- Green Hill S(n!)lc',s n-ill Tar; Dave Ferguson's Weaver, (he coll named for n Louisville sports wrl- t te. nnd Cnlrin.-m and i.urcrin.y.s Dusty Hoads. Dimiile Jay. winner of $77 500 last I year, let hitnsell out for a skiw ! nalf-imle in sr. seconds in his first real tialnins fteslure. However, trainer Duke McCn so .confident that his chaiv will •l)e reiuly for the derby (hat he cant v;ait. for the winter book odds I" be published, has had ;h,- fleet coll Riillo]ilni: up („ t|,.., H , lMle ,. <.'aily. Double jay has never finished mil o ftlic money in 10 starts. Of the Derby nominees in train- mg here. Iho Melrose P;,i,| .., w .,,ed to be farther alonu with Mel Em>- !ey doniL; five-elu-lilhs in 1-fM a-!i nnd Mol Van Norman poln B six furlong in IMS. ]_i,,. s t v noa ,, 3 worked a creditable six' furlong fi-oiii Ihe uate in luti 3-5. wnilc I'lasli o Ni"ht did the same distance in 1:18. Maisco I net. from the stable ol Mrs A. M. Creech. J s an elidible for the Arkansas Derby alonis wiVn .lay Vinco. stiiblemalo of Double Jay. All of the Konlnekv Derbv nominees also are elisjible' for the Arkansas bine hbhnn S1C.COO classic lo be run on March 2!). and nil cs.-epl Double Jay are expected to 'ie far enonah along In their training to i>ar(ici])ntc. Ridin' High' to oppose nil- ^ oyal War Veteran ws champion jack NoYcl Means to Bring f^ ange . n Constitution . Tcnn.. March 0. -- .._.ild cost only SI for a Tennessi-an to escape military serv- ic<; under terms of a bill introduced by Rep. John L. Pe;-fc. of Athens, n World War n veteran. Peck isn't aiming ai the Army though, he's hitting at Tennessee's Constitution, adopted In 1870 and not amended since, which provides j that "No citizen shall be compelled lo bear arms, provided he will fifty an equivalent to be ascertained bv law." Peck says he set the "ciinlva- lenf at SI to show ihc "absurdity of the constitutional provision and to .'how the riecdj/or constitutional reform. The girls. Rtnunba Band Leader of $14 — stolen, smashed and relieved was started in 31 counties thli Uncitn a Puerto Rican. and Miss - -- „. ,„ „ ,..,, Alice Cag!c of KCW Orleans, her we<*. including Mississippi Crii- sccretary. disappeared Wednesday ttnden. St. Francis Phillips AI- whcn they took off. in a rented Kansas, Jefferson. M'llcr Oua'cMta lruie, for a brief fishing trip. , Pi.laski a! k , KemjMtead ' 'Miami. They reported that they were hungry, but otherwise all riglit. They said the plane was forced down by a ruptured gas line. Dacita led her band as usual last, night. Health Board Expands Malaria Control Program I TITLE fiOCK, Ark., Mar" 7 (UP)—Expansion of the state-wide malarial control program was an- .TSh 1 . 01 " 1 * " y '" e stale *<" rd _Thc^reporl showed that spraying Late to Classify For Sale 1 ni.-ilili' lialiy M „„,! l, W , \\ I'st I»nvis. Lost tik-lil Wanted to Rent or tm,r iin fur r '' iM " try a Fine, Delicious DOMESTIC RABBIT dressed, cut up and chilled For Your Weekend Dinner ahvnys at the DIXIELAND RABBITRY C. R. Collins 511 Chiekasawba Striking Shirt Factory Workers Face Dismissal PARAGOULD, Ark.. Mar. 1. — <UP>— A .strlkf of 2nd rinijlo.vo.s or thp Kly-Wnlkrr shirt Fnftory hprc went into Ilio lontli clay today, af- trr • nrKOtiatioiis Wednesrlnv failed lo produce tmy aKruoiuciH. Company officials rmd uulonlwcl cmjiloyi's hnlli clnlJiirrl Ilial Ihe contract was violated. Til" firm ohiii-HCd that Ihn union (AFl.l had promised thpr r would ho ,10 strikes 01- work-stoppacp.s, aiui union leaders saitl that the firm hud refused to make pay adjuslmenls wlien workers .shifted from () n c machine to another. The statement hy Ely-Walker officials said that workers who did not return would be dismissed from the payroll. 'Hie factory normally employs 37;> persons. .-,,,, Will, n Miulcnl nt Fvi t '-i.vs Kansas Stalu Colluijo ad'ls nioden, loach lo this ,,I.|1 ashiomul lilgli-whcclor hike rc- tlunnlctl toseliool iiuisctini Between one-thirteenth and one- fonrleenih c) f Ihe weight of the human hotly j, ; hhwd. STAB1S RELIEVING All 6 ,, COLD MISERIES—IN JUST 6 SECONDSI llrt Airiums, prrscn-pn'ori-lypo CCG', for •.i/ ri'lli-I Trail. r n|,| mt.crlcs. Cuu- Uoin '1'iiliu only ns illrocM. k COlD PREPARATIONS TABLETS OR IIQUID •Tr.Joll.,kIU«. Read Cornier News Want Ads. Keller Aid to Housekeeping Rent Our New FLOOR POLISHER Mississippi Co. Lumber Co. Phone 4445 WE SAY: "The Thrill Of The Calch Is Yours In The Taste!" YOU'LL KNOW WHY WHEN YOU TASTE The Perfect Lenten Food! IXIE LAND CAF Highway 61 North at Holland, Mo. Phone Stecle 17F22 'Serious/ Green Of AFL Says of Court's Decision CIIICVK-.O. Maivli 7. <U!>)—WH- liiin Ciitvn, president of the Anier- (.•uii 1-Vdcmllmi of Labor, said lie Ifim-il lint 11 ii- siipivnii! court's li.Tlsltm in the Untied Mine Worn ci's I'.isi- yi-Mi-nlny mli:ht load U> "tin unhmlled return o[ KOVCTII- menl by hijiiin'iion." "II i( incHiis Hie unlimited re- liiri! to- ciovcfnmenl, by Injunction, iv's n ray serious UiJnn for lalior" lil'l'l'll Kilt). Cotton Industry Leaders Confer in Tennessee MKMI'lllS. •|Vim., Ufar. 7.—(UP) — Col I on industry leaders today PAGE «HI set up a central plan designed to unify nil federal, state nnd private iim-nclps lo benefit cot Ion producers | M Tennessee. The Bi'ouj) will undertake a cam- [ uniKU lo [It cotton more effectively Into Ihe agricultural picture, through various Improved laiviiiiig methods, it nill provide farm In- 1 tonnatlon and co-ordlnalc vailed QUICK Otir Kmlio Repairs are quick nnd ' mil- wiM'kinnn.shi]! finer (linn anywhere WK IIKI'AII! ANY MAKI-:— ANY iNODKI, Phono 2642 FRED CALL1HAN 106 South First FOR SALE //.serf '/'roc/o r» & HqiiiiHncut 3 — Ford Troctors and Equipment 1 — A John Deo re 1 — B John Dccro with Cultivator 1 — H Far ma II and Equipment 1 — Case Tractor 2— F-20 Farmolls 7 — Combines Other Kquipment: Slice an International Disc Breakers Tandem Disc Harrows 1 — CulHpackcr 1 — Martin Ditcher Terms Can lie Arranged on anii of tliix equipment RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY Highway 61 Soufh Phone 2171 . carrying heavy loads over unpaved roads," wrltii R. J. Morfmttt Ogdtntturg, N. Y. You're MILES AHEAD with the tire that OUTWEARS PREWAR TIRES Look who's talking! Anil this lime it's not we lire dealers. Since two months after V-J Day we've been telling the world about our new postwar II. P. Goodrich Silvcrunvn lire . . . the tire iliat OUTWEAKS I'lUWAH riKKX. Ami now the public's tcllinc us in lectors nnd icMijinnii.Tls how riuht we were. Jf your cnr needs new (ires, como in today. You'll want this lonRcr mileugc Silvcrtown on every wheel. //'/ lint in the Ions "'"• Convenient Terms If You Dejtre 10 40014 •HIM Tu 5 Blade Factory Sharpened LAWNMOWERS • 22.50 up POWER MOWERS 189.50 HOT POINT ~ WATER HEATERS 30 Gal. and 86 Gal. HUNTER ATTIC FANS PEDESTAL FANS Wl N DOW FANS Buy Them Now! BLAN HEATH Auto & HOME I'houc 828 SUPPLY 421 West Main Street BF.Goodrich IN RUBBER A 1-Stop Service LOANS - REAL ESTATE INSURANCE We Will Bond You W. M. BURNS Ajjencyi Phono 3361 Open fi:;!0 p.m.; Show Stalls 7 p.m. 1'Vuliiy iind f^iil (inlay "Oregon Trail" Willl .Sunset Oiirsnn ami 1'oggy Stuart Serial: "Son of the Guanlsrmn" Also Khorls Siiiunliiv nlidnile Sliow Shuls al 10:15 i>.m. "DON'T GAMBLE WITH STRANGERS" with Kane Illrhmcmil, llernaillnc Hayes Holectcil .Shuils RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday and Stitiifday "" "TEXAS KID" : " With - —• 'i .Inliiiny Mack nr«,vn "' '"" Cuiloim and 1st Cluiptcr "Fertfral <>|M>rnlor- DO-' • SATURDAY OWL SHOW %THE TRAP" with Sidney Tnh'r as "Charlie Chan" and f>I;ui[;iii Morcland I'lns Comcily New Theater Manila's Finest ; Shows EVIiRY NIGHT MiUIilec Saturday & Sunday llox Opcna Week llrxys 7:80 p.m. 8a4.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Hhowfoj Friday 'STARS OVER TEXAS' Kltll Kilclie Dean Selected Hluirts Siitunlav 'SIX GUN MAN" a I'KC I'icttire Siidirilay Owl Show "The Ghosf Goes Wild" a Krimblic I'icturc ivilh Shorts CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costt So Little" WEKKDAYB Box 0(ncc Opens 0:45 p.m. Show aterto 7:M SMB. Friday and Saturday "Rough Riding Justice" with Charles Starred and Dub Taylor as "Canuonball" Serial "lll.ick Arrow" Chapter 7 Also Cartoon Saturday Owl Show t'" Starts at 11:00 p.m. /'"WEST of the PECOS" ivilh Kohcrt Mitchum, Barbara Hate Serial: "Monster and the Ape** Chapter 8 Also Shorts •

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