The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 8, 1947 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 8, 1947
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s^ PAGE 'EIGHT —: =^-H :—. , . ____, „ ay Uses Overtime Period Young Gridders To Defeat Leachville in Bo <*30Games District Four Cage Play Vt - t- 1 VII . . - _ . ^^ Bobby Piwce, guard of the Bay Yellow Jackets basket-* ball team, won himself a ball gnme and sent his team-1 males to the finals of the District Four Class A Totinm-' ment in Leachville, last night. With the highly-favored Leachville Lions li'ndimr 43-4] and only seconds left to play, Pierce grabbed the ball i-t center, turned and whipped one in that tied the score at wtth ?i' v', 1 , 1 th ?'if ame » ll '° »» overtime period, from which the lellow Jackets emerged victorious 47 to 45 The underdog yellow Jackets,*-^— forged ahead at the haiftlmc 2212 but lost their lead n! the fourth period fls the scrapping Uons recuperated and staged a rally that was cut short by Plerce's spectacular shot in the closing seconds. In the overtime period, the Yel- lo,v Jackets completely outclassed their opponents, outscorhig them 2 to 1 and eliminating the tourney- Spring Schedule Arranged for Teams In Grade Schools favoied Lions from ctition. further com- Yellowjacket forward, Moon, led his learn in points bj hitting the \ylcker for 20 tallies followed by T'ce with 12 Ad.ims paced tlic I Jons with is followed by croom w'lh 10 ' In the second semi-final game, the co-favored Jonesboro Hurricanes downed Marked Tree 47 10 37 to advance to the finals. This v.n assured the Hurricanes of an .. \itation to the Sla'c meet at Ut- f-e Rock later jn ciir month. Jonesooio and Bay will meet In Ihe finals 'tonight at" 8 o'clock. Junior Tourncv llcsulls JONESBORO, Ark., Ma r. 8. — (UP)—The Arkansas Junior boys tournament went into its semi-fi- ml round today with four teams still in the running. Tliey are East Side of Little Rock, .Trumann, Fordjcc and Helena. The final game is scheduled for tonight. East side, defeated Warren 3D to 2fi last night nnd will piny rvardyce, •\hile Trumann will tangle with Helena. Fordyce moved Into today's game with a 43 to 30 decision over Harbison last night, ' while Helena trimmed a, favored Little Hock ) " ——-- ....,.„. West Side team 30 to 29. Trumann j i™ 1 Lakeside of Hot Springs to i;o Brookfand Wins Cage Thriller in Juniors' Tourney Lcpanto, BrooklaiKi, Stanford, iil Truman advanced to the semifinals of the District Four class B basketball tournament at Lepanto lust night. The top-seeded Lcpanto quint defeated Dyess 42 lo 33. They meet Brookland, who had their hands lull defeating Reiser 28 lo 2li, hi the first game of ihc semi-wind in) at 10 this morning. Stanford advanced to the semis by drubbing Hulbert 33 to 19. Truman had an easy time with Beech Drove, beating them 42 to 18 In the climax of the rmarter-finals. Stanford and Truman met this morning in the second semi-final game. The winners of these two games meet In the finals tonight, at 8 p.m. A 30-Bame schedule for the five i;r ide school football tp ams nar Urinating m the physical education urogrnm for fifth and sixth Brnoc boys was announced today | by Conch Bill* Godwin, director of •he program, which Is sponsored liy the Chlckasaw Athletic club Each tcan,_ihc Central Crimson I ritle, the Sudbury Green Wave the - :' ""B 0 Wildcats, the Sudbury Bull Out to get rcvcncc for their l!ft es «'«! tlic Catholic Ftehtlno bcatinii at the hands of Joe Wolfe Irish-is slated U) play 1 2 games xiw Se-'^f',.^ ;SM?I r^'«1< ^VH^^ ^ ,,,^7^ Tu^i"^ ieiv I'e- On Wrestling Card Monday £!«•<•• '•...• * s o? ^ vS.^; zs M 8 * "f 1 ™* '"dm" will be absent iron, tils «™£ ' Ic .?«"? '» num ^ f ot wills and •will be absent from this weeks card but taking his p| ac -: us Jo" Wolfe's partner will te stocky wilTr'ti," „,, ., • ;.— ""- Knellsen. a veteran of the grunt .„ ,, c , f ' cld tn = r <% narrowed and groan business nnd one cap-,, „, , tct ""s. a championship vcrv'f , tm tlle BraUc school title will m * lie played May 23. i.'ble of dishing oui s<Jmc rough puni.shincnt. This foursome seems capable oil N<nv outfitted in new gr|<i ull i satisfying tlic blood thirsty fans forms ' "ic squads have begun work Coaches Designate Lettermen On 3 Blytheville Cage Teams Basketball lellors will be awarded to 10 Chicks 10 ami 12 members of the Blytheville Girl.-' "if.. ,° Receiving"t'hc^cw^cd *%B" ^^J^J^^j'ie'^urrfint season! Ihclr work as Chlckasaw cagcmcn will .be learn Captain Jim Stafford, forward; Dan Caldwcll, forward- Dudley Hardy, center; P. D Faster guard; 'Bill Elliott, ' - Jcnilgan, forward; nlgan, forward; IR. SATURDAY, MAKC1I 8, JM7 inasmuch all know tiin Marked Tree Girls Move Into Tourney Semi-Finals ,PARAGOULD, Alk., March 8. (UP)— Semi-finals of lhe girls stale Tripls-A high school basketball ,ourney were slated here this morning with Marked Tree tangling with Magnolia and Miirinnnn meeting i>i- oam Springs. The final game will be played tonight. Mnrkcd Tree defeated Drew Central of Monticelto and Hardy to move into today's game wllh Magnolia. Mngnolln defeated Parkin . defeated Hartford 37 to 21. Derby Day at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Cal.. Mar. 8.—(UP) Stepfather, most exi>ensivc colt In America, goes to the post with 12 o'ler three-year-olds In the $100,000 Bantu, Anita Derby todny. " The $200,000 colt and his stable- ante, w L. Sickle, probably will be almost even-money favorites in the mile ally a, quarter race A Orond of nearly 70,000 was cxpect- iiito the scml-flnnl. . Marlannn eliminated Bismarck 40 to 33 to gain the right to tangle with Slloam Springs who had shaded Paraeould 38 lo 37 hr ..the: thriller of the dny. Little Rock Wins Title LITTLE flOCK, Marcll a! (UP> — The Little Rock High School basketball team held a berth in the stale cage tourney today after edging out. North Little Rock In n sixth district ro;:cs of the game niul can t,'ik_ things as they conic, rough or otherwise. tccnc mid 1 Pacer are a couple of cx-crUklen; in the slightly above the 200-pound 'class who know scientific' wrestling from stem to stern but like tlic art ol fisticuffs and know how to apply it when the going gets rough. Kneilscn and Wolfe both tip the scales in slightly less than :m r.nny mule and lire quite capable of hiindllng any situation that might misc. Wolfe can supply the science and Kneilscn the Drawn. In Hie two 3D-minute prelims Wolfe mid Pnccr will lock horns for their first encounter and this match has all the possibilities o! being double murder. Keono and Kneilscn will wind up the prelims In their one fall match. '-he rr/ic teer calisthenics work-outs and weather permits, will take to field in serious scrimmages team Is coached by a volun- menloi- and two assistants Twelve Horses Entered in Feature Race HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Mar. 0. — (UP)— D. C. Wilhclm's Bubbling surprise winner of the tn- , . ~ " u;» ujlttlti: [rum the ranks of chick gridmen. Schedule of games for the grade school grid conference follows: March 21-Ccntral Crimson Tide re. Sudbury Green Wave: Lange Wildcats vs. sudbury Bulldogs. March 25 _ Central vs Sudbury Bulldogs; Lange vs catholic Fight- hiK Irish. . March 28-Sudbury Biildogs vs. Culholc; Sudbury Green Wave vs. April v s. Lange- Catholic vs. sudbury Green Wave Apr! 4—Central vs Sitdbury Bunno?. 1 ;; Catholic vs. Sudbury Green • | April J)—Lange vs. Sudbury Bull- ! Sudbury Green' guard; Prentls Freeman Jcr- — , »• B, "Hodge, center; Jack Elliott, guard; and Den- nte Gentry, guard. Seven of these lettermen will bo available for next season's squad The three seniors who have cncie'l their court careers with the Chicks •.nc Stafford 1 . Caldwell and Poster •R. C. Allen and Mose Simon will also return next season. Lsttcnncn on the Papoose squad arc Jimmy Pcrclfull, J. c. DroR^ Buddy Donner, (Bonny Gentry Jim Hurry, Elwln Caldwell, Harold Hon- cycult, Carl Wyatt, Jim Deer and 1Kb Kirshncr. Only two of these 111 Juniors, will return for further 'action as Paps next season—DIJT and Droke. The rest arc nintji- Siiulers and' this Springs will graduate to the ranks of the Chicks. The dczon girl s winning letters for action on the Blytheville sextet arc 'Olcta Bailey, Bonnie Ball, Virginia Mann, Edna Overman, Lstinclle Overman, Hull] Scay. Pat- .sy Travis, Botbie Whiscnhunt, Winnie Whisenhunt, Anne White, Sue Wldncr and Pat Wilson. Half of this fjroup will graduate while the other six return next season. On hand for the coming .season will be nailoy, E. Overman, b. Overman, B. Whisejihimt, White and 'Widner. Stafe Teachers Play Jonesboro in Finals of College Cage Tournament ARKADELPHIA. Ark., March 8 (UP)-Arkansas State Teachers of Conway will tangle with Arkansas btate of Jonesboro in the final encounter of'the Arkansas State College tournament here tonight, Arkansas Teachers moved Into the finals by edging out Arkansas Tech 46 to 45—winning on a free throw in the last 15 seconds of the game. a A. and M. 03 to 59 to earn ! hi the final came. More Houses for Rent MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 8. (UP) —H. W. Horner, slate director ol the Federal Hoiisin;; Administration, today predicted that the rental housing shortage would he iiatcrialy eased this year in ulna major cities in Tcnness-is. Two Teams in Dart Ball League of "Y" Advance 1 » r il'' StJ . t>J ' csb >' : <^ian and First Melhodlst teams* moved ahead in the Blytheville "Y" dan-bail league as each annexed two victories in runts Thursday night in th» "Y" rooms. First Presbyterian defeated First Wirlstian in two straight games, 54 nntl 5-2 and First Methodist took two consecutive wins over Lake Street Methodist, 4-1 and 3-0. Local 4 Lonn Distance - ° 01lU *' t Horn. Sernc* k D»rx> Pkone 2BO] ausural handicap at Onklawn P.irk, matches speed today with 11 lop sprinters in the $1,500 Ailing- Ion Hotel handicap. Also in the race, and making final game here last night. Tlio I Uwlr first start 'at 'oaklawn this score was 32 - to' 27; • h winni over Mabelvale 49-42. Beet," Golden fligs: Central "vs Wave. April 11—Lane vs. Catholic- Suri- bury Bulldogs vs. Central. Airril 15—Sudbury Green Wave vs. Lange; Sudbury Bulldogs vs Catholic. I April 18—Suribiiry Green Wave vs. sudbury Bulldogs; Central vs Catholic. ' April 22 — Catholic vs Su'dbfir'v Green Wave; Central vs Lange. ' April 25 — Central vs. Sudbury Green Wave; Lange vs Sudbury B.'t'KIOgs. April 29-Sudbury Bulldogs vs. Central; range vs. catholic. May 2 — Sudbury Bulldogs vs Catholic; Sudbury Green Wave vs L.ingc. May c — central vs. Catholibi uuclbury Green-Wave vs. Sudbury Bulldogs. May D—Central vs. Lange; Cath- BlytheyiHe Chicks Face Tough 19-47 Conference Grid Schedule .This year's football schedule for* th2 Blytheville Chicks will be one ot the toughest they hnre faced in several years, coach Bill Godwin, today, announced his official . A 7-Stop Service LOANS T REAL ESTATE INSURANCE We Will Bond You W. M. BURNS Agency Phone 3361 1947 football schedule, except one booking. complete Booking with Smackover is still tentatiie but their si^nad contract is expected k, be returned shortly. Tennis Finals Totiay NEW YORK, Mar. 8.—IUP1 — Jack Kramer and pretty Pauline Befz of Los Angeles, outdoor title- sren heMtap ttikc holders, were favored to add indoor , the feature;, S 1,2M e i • o Buffalo tides to their trophies today n s the purse and nose'out Adelitn Third nuionnl indoor tennis -' '— '•- "- • '"".ui.ii. j mru cr. Achance. Sugar Thorn, Mnrllown, Tawny Lady, I'ott-dcrcd Milk and Tommy Chic. In today's fourth race the mile nnd 70-ynrd event brings the top- fight mllers together, including Blcnclte, Dockie, plover Brand. Cr,sls, Jncalltls. Misflylng and America,, Eagle. WASHINGTON, March 8. <UP)A slippery track and a driving)'I lie White House said today ives *l"T S thc'"vcnis bl lM 1 , VCStCl ' dRy t0 Cnt MiEUC1 Aleman of Mexico! ' axei !c weather. • inv1tn.Uoii lo visit 'the United n fast s^riJe h! 5 '?- 1 """ 1 ^ 1 ' ^ °" ? ln . tCS a ' )d Wi " arHvc la Wash- ,, ^ ., _.,.......! ,..-,. LtjmgUj \j olic vs. Sudbury Green Wave May 16—Play-off. May 23—championship garni: Mexican President Plans Early Trip to Washington CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service We I?uy and Sell GOOD USED CARS Bill Cliamhliu — I.c.\ Chamhlin Railroad & Ash Sts. Phone 2195 North Little Rock *ill be played IV the Chicks in n row without .1 good breathing s p e ll. These teams will constitute the Chicks conference competition. Helena is the only newcomer to the schedule 'The 1947 schedule: Sept. IE—Paragould here _ Sept. 25—Mcssick there \ Oct. 3—Lilde 1^^ ncrc , C) Oct. 10—Pine liluff here' <C| Oct. 17—Joneslioro there (C) .'Oel. 24—Emnckover (here (Cl Get, 31-Texarkana here (Cl Nov. 7—X L. Rock h! . ri , (c) r ' ov - H—Batcsvillc there Nov. 21—Helena there Nov. 27-Forrcst Citj- there (C) conference games •Tentative opposes , pin. i Highway Cleared of Snow For Stork's Scheduled Visit to Farm Next May j STAUNTON, va., Mar. 8-1 UP) I -Bulldozers and highway workers ! :Slartcd a race with the stork and ;«on by months, Resident Hitfaway jEngmecr S. c. Liggett said today , The crew was called out on a rush order to clear, the road'to a j snowbound expectant, mother The [ omldozers pushed and shoved I '"™»8h the banked drifts of snow. When they reached the house the cre«- learned the stork was hot | expected until May. ' But the road was clear. 1 lhc Parimutuel handle ycsterclav wns $281,717. " flpr' • everything, in ' "INSURANU" UNITED INSURANCE AOiENCY '; Ovtr Ou«rtf jew.lry iteft : ' A. F. PfETRICH, Mgr. WANTED 25 Share Crop Families Full Crop— ^50-50 Basis E. B. GEE COTTON CO. Marstoi,, M °- (8 Mi. West ot Por Frailey. Mo. 735 Horses Entered In Kentucky Derby IX>UISVILLE, Ky., Mar. 5.— <UP1 —A total of 135 three-year-olds hnve been nominated for the 1947 Kentucky Derby, to be run on Bnt- uroay, May 3. Col. Matt J. Wlnn announced today. The list of 108 colt.?, 20 geldings and seven fillies included 40 horses •.vho cither won or placed In lakes last year and indicated the wide open race the 13rd running of the $100,000 classic promises to be. Babe Wins Another ST. AUGUSTINE, Fl.i., Mnr. S<Up)_Mrs. Babe Didrikson Zaharias built up a live-hole lend on the fust ,,|,,c j, 0 les and then staved M R ''I y by Mary Aglles Will l ° f Mcnoniinee, Mich., to win the Floi- rs. Zahaiias of Denver, natlon- mateur champ. t ook a 74 ,, s shc her seventh tournev in a rt '• Wall shot a 78. IDO YOU" NEED i A LOAN? • j To insure and finance a new or used car, truck or tractor, in Ar- J kansas or Missouri, see us. Low j rates. You'll like our service. Also | FHA Loans and 4% farm loans, J and individual real estate loans. I UNITED I INSURANCE AGENCY • Over Guard's Jewelry Store Phone 510 '-For Work Done Right" CALL 474.475 Cold Storage for Furs and Woolens NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS F#R RENT *; | 2000 Ac res of Cotton Land located | on the Parma, Risco, and Camp| bell, Ma Auxiliary Air Fields. Ail | tractor land: To be rented in any :j size tract to suit tenant. | E. B. GEE COTTON CO. I Marston, Parma, and Frailey, Mo., \ and Blytheville, Ark. ».. ••,-•*"*->"*-.•.*•>-.*^*^*^*.>..*^*..<;^^>>•>>:>:>;>"<>;>"»;>^^ 4 ;;».•^•y- > --y- > .. t ..^..^.. V y^ Open B:30 p.m.; Show Slarts 7 p.n>. JUfKl 'J v ime '1'oilay 'ft "Oregon Trail" Willl Sunset Carson a:ul Peggy Stuart Serial: "Son ot the Guardsman" Also Shorts Saturday Midnite Slum Starts at 10:15 p.m. 'DON'T GAMBLE WITH STRANGERS" with Kane Hiclimoml, Hcrnadiiic . Jlayis Sclcttetl Shorls Sunday and Monday "WHISTLE STOP" willi ' Ocorifc Kaft, Ava Gardner RITZ THEATRE i, Ark. * Last Time Today "TEXAS KID" with Johnny Mack Brown -artc.m and 1st Chapter "Federal Operator 90" SATURDAY OWL SHOW "THE TRAP" with Sidney Tolcr as » char , i anil Mantan Morcland Plus Comcrty TRACTOR AUCTION SALE Sikesron, Mo., Thursday, March 13, 1947 50 — Late Model Tractors — 50 We think this is the biggest;sale of the kind in U.S.A. Farm Machinery and Implements of all kin-,-. 1-uwcr operated and mule -"h'"VtMrs I tW S ar' cil li't k ' : ' y "^ ™' $IOO ' 0(W - CO - V » u will nnd bdow BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Reserved n Monday March 10 '1 RICE ANYWHERE! lon Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday " DULTS ' BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH LEFTY PACER and CHARLIE KEENE ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Joe Wolfe Stocky Kneilsen Uf ty Pacer I Charlie Keene FOR SALE Used Tractors & Equipment 3 — Ford Tractors and Equipment 1 — A John Deere 1 — B John Deere with Cultivator 1 — H Farmall and Equipment 1 — Case Tractor 2— F-20 Farmalls 7 — Combines Other Equipment: Slice as International Disc Breakers Tandem Disc Harrows 1 — Cultipacker 1 1— Martin Ditcher Terms Can Be Arranf/ed on any of this equipment RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY Highway 61 South Phone 2171 5—New 1946 M P-all Tractors on rubber S & L 7—Now Power Lift Cultivators. 5-19-16 M P-all Tractors on rubber S & Ij 6—Power Lift Cultivators 4—1946 Ford Tractors on rubber S & b •I—Power Lift Cult., Disc nnd mower 3—2 Bottom 12" Plows 2—14" Plows s —'*5 A JD Tractors on rubb n r S ,<te L. 3—Power Lift Cultivators 2—19-16 New H P-all Tractors on rubber S <fc L 5—Power bift Cultivators 4—1946 H F-all Tractors on rubber S Sc 1. 3—1945 AC Tractors on rubber S. L G—Power Lift Cultivators 3—1045 M F-nll Tractors on rubber S & L 5—Power Lift Cultivators . 1—Case Tractor on rubber S <fe L 1—Case Tractor on Steel 4—Power Lift Cultivators 3—Tractor Cultivators 2—19i4 M F-nll Tractors on rubber S & L 4—Power Lift Cultivators 6-1044 H F-all Tractors on uiU- ber S & L 3—JD Trnctors on rubber S & L 4—JD Cultivators 3—AC Tractors on rubber S & L 3-IS43 M P-nll Tractors on rubber S & L 2—1D42 M F-all Tractors on rubber S (fe L 1—1942 B P-nll Tractor on rubber S &, L Sale will be held at lhe K. l». Clayton Sate Pavilion and under II,c auspices of lhc Auctioneers: ' Col. R. A, McCord 1—1942 JD Tractor on rubber S &• L 3—Power Lift Cultivators 4—Sets Tractor Middle Busters 1—Case Hay Baler 1—New Holland Self Tieine Hny Baler , 1.—New IHC Rotary Hoc 3—late Model AC Combines 2—John Deere Combines . 2—2 row Ideal Corn Pickers 2—Mule Drawn IHC Mowers 2—IHC Tractor Mowers 1—IHC Tractor Scoop 3—Allls-Chalmers Disc Harrows 1—New Ideal Corn Picker 2—Farm Wagons 3—12" IHC 2 Bottom Plows 3—14" IHC 2 Bottom Plows 2—14" IHC 3 Bottom Plows 3—New Farm Trailers on rubber o—New 2 Horse Middle Busters 1— New Black Hawk Mule Planter 2—Used Black Hawk Mule Planter.; 3—50 Tooth Harrows 7—New Walking Cultivators 14—Used Walking Cultivators 1—Mule Drawn lllding Cultivator 6—New 2 Horse Walking Plows 12—Used 2 Horse Walking P] OW3 2—Sets Middle Busters for M lor 8—2 Horse Middle Busters 1—2-M 1946 Corn Picker for H or M P-all 1—2 Pan IHC Plow on rubber 1—10" IHC 2 Bottom Plow 2—IHC 2 row Mule Planters 1—4 row IHC Comb. Planter with Seed Attachment 2— Cultipnckers SIKESTON 01. B. MO*.* AUTO AUCTION Col. Joo McObTd Tillman W. Anderson, Mjrr. c,,! i,n,i, n«n Sole Starts 10:30 o.m, Tot further tnforniMloi: call: K, u. Clayton. 813 StVcv lon. Mo., or Till "inn W Anderson Sund.-iy and Alondav "BLUE SKIES" fin Te'diiiicolorj with i!i,, B Crosby, Fred' Astaire antl Joan Caulfield KKO iVcvis and Short New Theater' Manila's Finest •»hii«« fvr.n.v NlC.ri i Matinev Snturrtar * Snndat «oi Oyen:- Week I lav., 1:00 p l •lat.-Sqn. I p.m f: nn , uhn-f Sulurrlav SIX GUN MAN a FRO Picture Saturday Owl Show "The Ghost Goes Wild" a Republic Picture with Shorts Sunday and Afortday "1 Rue Madeline" , with Selected Shorls CHICK THEATRE Where Happiness Cost? So Little" WFEKI»AV- «'•« Offlre Opens 0:45 p.m. "fhnw nUrto 7:H» n.w Last Time Today "Rough Riding Justice' with Charles Slarrclt and Dub Taylor as "CannonbaU" Serial "Black Arrow" Chapter ', Also Carloon Saturday Owl Show Starts al 11:00 p.m. "WEST of the PECOS" with Kobcri Mitfhtim, Barbara Hale Serial: "Slonster and (he Ape" Chapter 8 Also Shorts Sunday and "The Three Cnyaliers (hi Technicolor) Fnli Length Feature Cartoon i\V»s ami Sljorls

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