The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1947 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 13, 1947
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^THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1947 River Gunboats Ready for Action '' Port of Conception In Paraguay Looms As Battleground , ASUNCION, Paraguay, March 13. (UP) - Strengthened government foroes prepared today to open a Jhrceprongod attack on Ihc rebellious first infantry division at the 'Jivcr port of Conception. Units of Paraguay's small but ""•Oil river fleet are expected to joirrFland anil air forces in the attack. ~_-^ An official source said yesterday i.Jhat government planes have .>l)! 10.C03 rebel troops in the | -.opening blow of "full scale military -operations" to suppress the revolt. '-" The re'aels' radio station, "Voice "Of Victory," heard in Posadas on ;^the Argentine-Paraguayan frontier, denied that Conception had been J)on:bsd. Maj. Cesar Aguirrc, leader pof tile revolt, said his troops will ..uiarch soon against the capital city of Asuncion. - The government indicated it HMannect to use the river gunboats Jagainsl llic rebels when it ordered j'rJl freight and passenger vessels ioff the stretch of river near Con- jccpelon. Panguay has four river gunboats tin active service, including two of 5745 tons with four four-inch guns |knd two smaller vessels with ^.three-inch guns. The government •"jilso has an undetermined number ,of river fighting craft acquired ilroin the United States under the iilend-leasc program. \: The reToels, all members ol the JPirst Infantry division, comprise 't-bout one-third of Paraguay's land (forces. They started their rebellion last Friday but have made no move to leave: Concepcion in the northern region of the stale. Date Is Changed For Boys' Kite Flying Contest J. P. Garrott. manager of the Blytheville Y announced today that the kite building and flying contest, originally scheduled to take ;>ln;c Saturday, has 'been postponed until the Mar, 29. This contest, the first of its kind in BlytheviJle. will take place on the vacant lot opposite tho Arkansas Ice and Storage plant on Nortli Highway 61. The contest will be open to all aged boys in BlyUicvlllc and vlcln-S ity. Prizes will he awarded to the winners of the various contests. Contests to be held are. best ready made kite, (for kites purchased in stores), the largest kite! that will fly, smallest kite -that' will fly, most unusual kite, the best flying kite and the kite race. Entrants will be required to furnish their own string for flying pin-noses and kite tails. 'Mr. Garrott said that a room and tools to work with would be provided! at the Y for boys who i not have a place to build their Kites. Paper and glue will be furnished. Blytheville Grid Star May Fill Spot Vacated by Trippi Blylheville's own Sonny Lloyd, now a student n t the University of Georgia, will probably get lil s ble clxuice this year. It is reported he is being given the inside track on the chance to Jill the backfield slot left vacant by the graduation of Charley Trippi, ace Bulldog backfield star. LJoyd, who was benched jast season due to excess weight acquired \viiile h« was serving with the Mu- rlnc Corps, Is reported to have lost about 20 pounds and appears in top shape for the coming season. Sonny, who was rated by severa slJorts writers, as the best back ever to come out of a Arkansas high school, is seeing his third year at Otorgla. He saw little service the first two years because of Georgia's Slnkwlch. Amateur Ball Clubs to Begin Play April 27 Constitutional rules and by-laws or the Mississippi Amateur Baseball League were drawn uu at a meeting O f managers and sponsors of teams entering the league at the Y last night. Opening date for the league was set at April 37. It was .voted to set the deadline for entrance into t!je league at 15 days prior to opening date, it was also voted to limit the number of teams entering at 12. Teams which have already entered the league are, Manila, Gos- ncll, Lutes Store, Little River Blytheville, Yarbro, Huffman mid Bly- ^hoville Route 2. only teams whose Players reside within a 30-mile rn- ci'Us of Biytheville will b e allowed to participate in the league. Golfers in Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. March 13. — (DP) _ Ben Ilogan o£ Hershey, r.\. t and Jimmy Demaret of Ojai, Calif., win ie n< ] n 200-man field over the tree-lined Hyde Park Golf Course today in the first, round of ififi third annual $10.000 Jacksonville open. Hogan and Demaret, who recently teamed to win the Miami International four-ball title, were co- favored to replace 1940 champion Sam Snead. who is playing n south African tour. BLYTHEVILLg (ARK.) COURD5R NEWS HighSchoolChampionship Cage Play Starts Today LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 13. — (UP) — Sixteen Arkansas high school basketball teams begin a teJious three-day march tonight that will lead to the AAA championship. Four games are carded among Class A teams and four among Class B teams. Little Rock is the defending champion. Class A pairings: Beebe (District 3) vs. Van Buren (District 1)—7 p.m. Monticello (District 8) vs. Leachville (invited District 4)—8 p.m. ijJREmcrson (District 10) vs. El Do- (District 9)—9 p.m. North Little Rock (invited District G) vs. Russellvilic (District ID 10 p.m. Independents Win LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 13. — (UP)—The Arkansas Independents, made up from the University B' team, won the Arkansas AAU men's basketball championship lieie last night by defeating College os the Ozarks 55 to 40. • • The team had weathered a field o t about 100 non-coilege teams that had entered the eliminations in February. They won their district meet at Fort Smith. Too Late to Classify For Sale 4 A BABY CHICKS '"Tro'Sn' 'I-'" 1 ' 'r 11 'r'"•• v >- '«>•"" -\ rumplm- hnf O f poultry f, t , - J'oullry. Jl!l Kusl Muin. i>hoi,» 9|y* . . , nnMJ u-li. llusl be i,, B ,,,,,l cor.dLli.i.i 5i:i rlti rtiVKiiim. Plmrin :|59;». n-ek Ifi For Rent us, I'h. 290:1. Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With More Comfort PASTEETH, a pleaso .t alkaline (non-acid) powder, holcij false teeth more firmly. To eat anil talk in more comfort, just sprinkle a little FAS- TEETH on your plates. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FAST-BETH at any drug store. Annual STUNT DANCE * Sponsored By Yarbro PT.A. of Yarbro School Auditorium Thursday, March 13 7:30 P.M. ADM. 200-404 Baseball Feud Dumped in Lap Of Clubs' Czar ST. PETERSBURG, Pin, Mar. 1 13. ui.l>.)_President Lurry Mne- Phail of tlie .New York Yankees | announced today dint he hud filed charge." with Commissioner A. H. (Happy) Chandler against man- aircr nurochcr and two other Brooklyn Dodgers officials -foi- comlnct detrimental to baseball." MiicPhail accused Ouroclicr President Elranch Rickey muj Secretary Hnriikl Parrott o'r making libelous nnd slanderous stale- nienls about lilmself and Vankei! Coach Cluirlie Dres.sen, w )io was a. Dodgers' roach • .st year. Tlio Yankee president .ultlecl that he conferred with Will llirndye president of the American i C.IKUC' yeslerdiiy. and said that chandler had atireed to hold n hearimj in the near future, after r e |, :l s gallicrocl the necessary malcrln) ,',,', which the charges are MacPlmll's unprecedented request, for official protection from the Dodger trio stems from .,tntn. monts thai fall u, these enlciitrles- 1. Daily article* under Diirncii- cr's signature in the Brooklyn Eagle, which MiicPhail said WK known to be shosl-wrlttcu by Parrott. 2. Derogatory remark!, abonU MacPhaii that have been attributed to Rickey. 3. Quotations credited to Dnr- oeher In dugout interviews last Sunday in Havana. The squabble between MacPhaii and the Dodgers began last f;,ll after the Yankee boss hired Ores- sen as coacli of the New York club. Presbyterians Holding Lead in Dart Ball League In the Y Dart Ball League First, Presbyterian wilt meet Lake Street Methodist and First Christian will meet First Methodist in league games tonight. The Presbyterian's arc leading the league with four wins and no losses. Read Courier News Want Ads. Heuralaia Next time yon have TieuYalglB or hnil- «cb. get quick relief with Capudine Act* last because it's liquid—no time H»t waiting for it* ingredients to <1U- --«. Ail drufeiati. Uao CapudiMoaJy • dlrectnl. lOc, 30ei 60c «i«j. LquidCAPUDINE S££ FAMOUS KNDIX *ffO IVGfitC WASHDAY" O£MOffSTRAT£O! BENDIX automatic HomeUurufiy DAMP D*Yi OBIKtS- a(A<K mlU i DRAWS nsJif.' 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