The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 12, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Kiddie Leaguers Buckle Down To Heavy Drills as Date Hears For Opening of Spring Games With opening clay only a> —— week away, teams in the o u 11 newly formed'Kiddie League,' tSOSeDQll the grade school grid league, I /-^cinn buckled down to hard drills '-'-'biny their various |n Mexican Bids The future stars of Blythevllle | MEXICO CITV, March 12—(UP) gr'.ddom will begin play In their 30 -The Mexican League threat to same schedule Friday March 21. the major leagues hod disappeared Games will be played al Haley today. F'e'd- i Jorge Pasqucl. president of the Coach Bill Godwin, director of league, had no comment other than the program, said yesterday that announcement (hat the ler.ijuc, re- he will start the games In alter-|duce c i to six teams, would play Its noon sessions but may have to play regular schedule, them tinder the lights later on af- | Last year, huge salaries lured to tor work to Improve the field gels Mexico such players as Max Lanlcr, underway. |. toll K | c j n nn< | FrC(1 jjnrtln of the j-ach team U being coached by Cardinals, Mickey Owen of the volunteers of interested citizens Dodgers, and Dun Gardclla, Ace nnd members of previous high A'Jams, Harry Feldman, Hoy zlm- s.'hool teams of Blythevllle. mc-rmaii and George Hausmann of Tills program, which is sponsor- the Giants ed by the chlcknsaw Athletic Club. The crisis came a few weeks ago Is expected to produce valuable ma- when Mexican. Cuban, and Negro tcilal for coaches Pop Mosley and players Joined hi a united holdout, Bill Godwin [ n their future junior priming out that they were the and high school teams. backbone of the league yet drew A new team threw Us hat in salaries which were only a fraction the ring • yesterday when Yarbro of the money drawn by some ex- announced it would back a team, , n .,j 0 r leaguers whose play was tagged the Yarbro Rtizorbncks. anything but good Tliis brings the total to five teams In the league. Each team will play 12 games In the loop. Games are scheduled to , be played on each Tuesday and Filday with two tilts being played each day. After the league season closes, May 9, a play-off will be slaged between the four top teams with the winners of tins play-off meeting in n championship game May 23. Former Arkansan Played Golf With Duke of Windsor WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Mar. 12.—(UP)—Ben Hogan and Mike Phipps won the Reed Latham amateur-professional golf 'oiirnament yesterday, but an also=ian, t'he Uuke of Windsor, stole the spotlight at the links extravaganza where royalty, millionaires, and ex-caddy boys hobnob for a day of fun. The duke, who once ruled the British Empire as Edward VIII, wns presented with an IB-stroke handicap, and needed it as he teamed with pro E. J. (Dutch) Harrison, former Arkansan, to beat the Duke or Marlborotigh. nnd pro Sam Byrcl, who was once n i?ew York Yankee baseball player. Windsor and Harrison had n best- ball of 68, while Marlborough and Byrd, who were given only a seven-stroke handicap, had 75. The former king's score left his duo five strokes behind Hogan, the P.G.A. champion, nnd Phipps, the famed International polo prayer, who had a best ball of 63. Phlfjps' handicap was 11. A $15,000 prize- wits posted on the side of the pros; making the tournament strictly business for Ihem while the amateurs kidded and fooled, chick Harbert of Detroit and Qe'rge Fazio tied for top money with Hogan and Johnny Bulla tied for second, and Henry picard, Jim Fcrrler, and Ellsworth Vines tied for third. Baseball Tryouts Planned PINE BLUFF, Ark., March l5 — Tiie vast minor league farm sys- lem of the St. Louis Browns, which now numbers 15 clubs and will probably grow by two or three more within the next few weeks, will hold a tryout camp at Taylor Field here opening next Wednesday. The announcement was made by -Bob Pinch, director of Brownie minor league operations, who is in Pine Bluff making preliminary arrangements for the camp. Arkansas Cage Team Loses in U.S. Title Race KANSAS CITY. Mo., March 12— (UP)—Sixteen teams from 13 states which survived their first test with scores ranging- from 44 to 113 points moved into _the second round of the national intercollegiate basketball tournament today. Yesterday's results Included- Belolt (WIs.) College 75, Arkansas State (Jonesboro) 60, Depniiw University '(Greeitcastle; Incl.) 82, Oglethorpe (Atlanta, Ga.) HO. •,;..•• Canterbury College (Danville, tun.) 08. Western Carolina state .!ul!owh'cc, N. C.V'55'. Southeastern (Durant) Oklahoma state 53. Eastern Illinois State (Charleston) 42. Missouri (Klrksvillc) Teachers 7P. Mississippi (Cleveland, Miss,) Delta stole Teachers 58. High scorers for the losers included Prank Hodges, Mississippi Teachers, 17; Aubrey Johnson. Og- iclhoipe. rive: and Jim Giuiger. Western Carolina State, 24. No Weak Hearts At Spa : Track, Nurse Re'ports Fans who . attend the races at Oaklawn Park hi Arkansas' famous resort city, Hot Springs, are. a healthy lot—almost too healthy— in the opinion of the track's nurse, attractive Miss Joyce Kraut. Miss Kraut, 23-year-old rcglslr;iv ed nurse who believes there Is a career in her rncc track work, says women never faint over a photo finish at Oaklawn and the men don't seem to run over each other getting (o a better vantage point near the rail. "We have handled an average of three patients a dav nt Oaklawn, which Is very lo.v," Miss Kraut said while on duty in the two-bed emergency room. A resident of Elgin, in., Mi ss Kraut was the track nurse at Arlington Park, Chicago, last Slimmer. She Is the first full-lime nurse to serve Oaklawn patrons and employes. When questioned about how the little jokeys take llicir minor and major spills. the nurse said: "They're usually pretty nervy patients." lc an pleasure-seekers. You're Right — You Can't Go Far In That! If your car's on 1U "last lcgs"-<toii't despair! We can bring it around to health and vitality again with our expert service. Brakes need rellnlng? Motor need overhauling? Exterior need a new paint surface? We'll do the job *cll_fasl-so that your car en,, be back on the road driving "sate" through any kind of rigorous weather! Chamblin Sales Co. Sales—Studebakcr—Service BILL CHAMBLIN 114-118 So. Third SI. LEX CHAMBLIN Phone 2105 Pole Vaulting Parson Track has two preachers now. Like nmncr Gil Dorids, pole vaullcr Bob Richards can he found in -us milpil every Sunday mc,rnin 8 . At left, the Rev. Richards preaches at the Ch. ich o the B"" hern mjj-hampaiea. 111. On Hie imht Richards is shown clearing a 14-fool-high IKU- at the Univ! of Illinois P/ay Begins in 4-H Club Cage Competition in County Tourney Southpaw Bids For Title Bout Bertina's Backers Post Big Guarantee For Bout With Louis B> JACK ci;i>i>y (United Tre-i-; Snorts Writer) NRW YOHK. March 12. <UP)~ An unprecedented guarantee '( $200,000 will be offered to Joe Louis to defend his heavyweight title in Juno against southpaw Melio Bettina of Beacon, N. Y., Betthm's manager. Jimmy Grlppo, announced today. Grlppo said the guarantee would I>D provided by Dr. James J. Me- Cormlck of Miami. Fla., and Jan Cirippo, a Hollywood producer fr.r Monogram Pictures who Is Jimmy's brother. This $200,000 offer apparently wn? a desperation bid b.v Jimmy Grippo, the mad magician of rmul who appreciated the changing heavyweight challengers' picture as a result of (1) the delay until mid-April of tin Joe Baksi-Brucc Woodcock fight in London, ami (2) E/zard Charles' knockout victory over Jimmy Bivins at Cleveland Monday night. This third delay of the Baksi- Woodcoch light at London caused Sol Strauss, acting head of the 20th Century Club, to remark, "maybe those fellows will out-smart themselves; and maybe neither will must WEDNESDAY, MAKCH 12, 1047 3 Speedsters Co-Favorites At Spa Track HOT SPRINGS, A-k.. Mar:h 12. .1UP)—Thiec speedsters are c.j- I'avoritcg today to take the $1.SCO DeSoto Hotel handicap, a six-furlong dash for 3-year-olds and up. The handicap Is a featured event at Oaklawn Park. Touted for the victor'/ are Sugar Beet, Hollyman and Handy Lad I Hollyman will be top-weighted JU 116 pounds. Others in the event { include Marltown, Pouting Mac,' Golden Thorn, Tommy Chic, Hun' Tom Huri and Topnard. The first race today will match two K<mlu:ky Dsrby nominees, Jay] Vince and' Chrysilla King. Jay Louis for the title." Louis had admitted before his recent Latin-American tour that he would prefer to defend against the Baksi-Woodcock winner—preferably Woodcock because of the International angle. Strauss said, "It is by no mcitns certain that Louis will defend in June. He may wait until September, for lack of capable opposition. An-1 there's no certainty now that tha Baksi-Woodcock winner will meet i him in June or September. Although Ezzard Charles weighs slightly less than 171 pounds, lie may be asked to demonstrate !n', dynamite against Melio Bettina in May. with that winner to engage Louis." Vince, a sts'olenuUc- of the famed Double Jay, mil make his first no- poarniue at Oaklawn. Today's fi.'tli ru-.'e ivi;i have six I good al!cwai:cc class ; printers, in-f eluding Valdlna D:ito. K-ndor Pl-i.-l Himlv Frcsty Basic. C:d Play and Dididida. I More than 6 COO fans "yFstcrdnyl saw J. Greener's Tree Town keepl to (lie Inside rail iu the featured I fourth race to maintain his tin-1 ber.ten rironl. Tlip b.iy colt barely nosed out the field 'of otln" 2-1 yenr-olds, includin;; Hir> oddVpnl favorite, Town Ta!k r.ii<l Ariel .Son -second and third In a three-way |)linto finish. I It was Tree Town's second race,,! and lie rpn the distance in 35 andl 35 seconds, paying S1-IO to win The p-iri'initue] handle was $350.12). Piny In the annual Mississippi *- :ounty 4-H basketbnll toufiianicnt got underway last nl|;ht with lour w aincs being played In the Gosnell Ugh School gym. Pawliecn's B boys were lushed to down Lone Oak 17 to 14 t\ the opening tilt r>; the evening. f. W. Way of Pawhcen le-d in seor- ng, racknlg up 12 of hi s teams 17 allies. Harrison Allen o't r.cnc Oak, ed Ills team with 8. ,In the other class 13 boys game B'ackwaler won over Ynrbru by orfelt. Ill the Class B glris game Paw- iccn came from behind In the Inst hree minutes of piny to nose out Ulackwater -a to 21. Ova Dec; Plnt'B of ulackwatcr and Joyce Parsley of "luvhecn tied for high score hon- irs with 12 |>olnts each. The two A Division games saw he Gosnell girls walk over Annorel insily 35 to 12 with Ruby Nell Dei '111, Oosiiell forward lnkiut : high s-jorc laurels with 21 markers. Gos- lell's boys smothered Annorel 55 I \ o 16 \vlth Gcarld ncgnn of Gosnel! j NOTICE rapturing scoring honors with 151 Notice is hereby given tallies, i imdcisigned will within ^Tonlghl's pairings find Gosnt'll's fixed by law apply to the Coniniis- CPA Approves Three Projects for Arkansas LIT'JLE nOCK, Ark.. March 12. (UP) —Construction projects in Arkansas costing almost $230,000 have a favorable nod today from the Civilian Production Administration. ' Announcement was made here yesterday that the. CPA has np- p roved the projects, including a $50,500 municipal airport administration building at El Dorado. Other okay s were- given u $4S.COD school building at Brookland, Ark., and n $13 000 cleaning plant in Little Rock. Cos:i\ Rica exported 150 tons or live turtles more than in 1945. who bus been in the Baptist Ho.?-* pit;il in Memphis the past few weeks, is much ini]jroved and he lias returned to bis home hero. that 'I he the time Jlass B girls meeting Lone Onk at ~:00 and Lost Cane's D girls ineet- ng Number 3 at 7:45. At U:3i) "romtsed Land's n boys ln!:c on *eece. Box Elder's A boys meet Premised Land at 9:15 and Promts- :cl Land's B girls meet Recce; at 10:00. Osceo/o News 'Students home ror the Spring lolllays nre Billy Shippen, Lamnr Mnyo, J. T. Driver. David Norman Woris, all from Columbia Military Institute, Columbia, TcJin., and 3cn Flnnnlgan from Murfrccsboro, Tciin, ; Mrs. A. G. Brickcy left Salnrdav '.o spend the weekend with her parents In St. Louis. Condition of D. p. Taylor, Si 1 ., sioner of Revenues of the Sttiip of Arkansas for n permit to sell beer in retail at Route 2. LeaciiviUo, Mississippi County. The undersigned states Hint he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been | convicted of a felony or other crim-; j involving moral turpitude: that no license to sell beer by the Liiidev- Gitjned has been revoked within' live yours last pnst: and that Hie undersigned has never been convicted of •violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relating to the r.ilo of alcoholic liquors. Ray E. Decker Subscribed and sworn to before me this 11 day of March. 1047. Elizabeth Mason. (Seal) Notary Public. My commission expires -1-28-50. Southern Farsn Bureau Ins. Co. announces the appointment of Robert M. Graves General Agent Mississippi County Mr. Graves was appointed by a committee representing the Mississippi County Farm Bureau: J. E. Grain, Prcs. H. C. Knappenberger, Secy. COMMITTEE MEMBERS: L. G. Nash C. F. 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