The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1947
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT jLeac/w7/e Defeats Monticello, District 8 Winners, in State Cage Tourney in Little Rock The Lenchville Lions advanced to Iho quarter finals o( the Arkansas S(atac basketball tournament at Little Rock last night by defeating Monticello, District 8 chani- mons, 50 to 34. * l lf MonMcenn livf tlit* T.innc n*. half- ». i • • . , r^ . North Little Rock BLYTljEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS "Monttcello )e<l the Lions at half- Ume by a 17 to 14 margin. Orcn ppe Adams, icachvlllc center and Rfcy Scott, forward, starred (or tlie Clous in Hie last halt leading a scoring spree that netted tneni victory. Scott walked off with scoring honors hitting the hoop for 24 markers followed by Adams with Ml. Ross led MoiUiccilo wllh' t'J. '': l.eachviile nieots Van Huren IH the first quarter final game this afternoon. Van Burt-n defeated a strong JJcobe quintet 52 le 38. Van Buron Is slated as one of the state's strongest teams and arc Ihird-seedod In the tourney. A win from Van Diuen would advance Hie Lions to the semi-finals. 1 Lcachvllto was invited to the state meet, even though they were upset ill the district meet by a dark -jlorse Hay team. Their season record of 30 wins and two losses won Ihem the'-trip to Hie stale event. Baruna Wins Second in Row *-.-* £d Spa Track •HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Murrh 14. (UP)—Six allowance races feature today's top-notch card at Onklaw'n' Park here, with half a dozen strong mi!er.s vying in the featured sixth race. •'MulHngar and Quintero, J. C. Ellis' .consistent ra:er, will go post- ward as favorites in the mile and 70-yard sixth event. Others entered include Jacalitos, Flo's Herbert, Risky Hash, and Isolationist. i: -A crowd estimated at 5.COO ycs- Icrday saw the.Mt. Desert Stable's Baruna siircc through the mud from far b-ick lo score his second! straight win at Oaklawn. Baruna finished strong on the inside rail i I6r a photo with C. H. deary's I long-shot p-u'cscltor, Toyllg. "'Lighltoto Lidv finished' third be-1 hind Toytig. Three Clovers wns fourth. Baruna ran the six fur- li}iigs in 1:14, and paid S3.30 to' will with Jockey Bo'} Montgomery lip. The daily double combined Casa. Li'ore in the flrsl race and i'atch On in the se:on<f to -pay I52SO. i "•"Parimulucl b:tting totaled S3.33,- 250. Bids $300;f)00 To Ge{ Stadium NOftTH ' lATTLE ROCK, : Ai'k., Mflrch H. (U.P.)—The ;CHy°; p( North. Little Rock today "stood firmly behind,its $30P,000 . bid. for the Aikansns Memorial -Sladium, an offer made yesterday almost before the members of Ihe heated Sfilh General Assembly had coated. The bid was announced by Don Martin, president qf the Noilh Little.. .Rack Chamber of' Co'm- mcrcc, who indicated that the city was prepared lo go even higher. The offer is the first to be made pcblicly on Ihe SI,000,000 memorial sladium authorized in legislation passed during the session . just concluded. The bill stipulates that all cities submitting bids must contribute at .least $250,003 as well as a si'.e for the .structure. Showdown Nears In In Baseball' Circles Cardinals Sign Harry Walker FUIDAV, MAltCli M, 1947 Outfielder Harry walker of Ihe St. Louis Cardinals signs his 10-17 contract after being closeted with President Sam Hreadon for almost two hours at St. Louis' Sportsman's I'ark. Walker's comment after slsm»« the contract was, "1 got a raise, and I'm satisfied and ready -.0 go." (NEA Telcphilo.) ,-, ,, , .,.•,.•.-,.| , :.. ST. PETERSBURG, -' Flii", March 1.4. CUP)—A final-showdown in the! feud between ; Larry MacPhall and' Leo Duropher, ap]icared'tbdjiy to be | close at hand wllh a decision in Ihe brawl to* come-from'-Ba'.ieball Commissioner -Albert 'Chandler. IMac-Phall, New ,'York •• 'Yankee president, revealed yesterday.Hlwt he has complained to • Cnaiidlev that Brooklyn Dodger Manager Durochcr. Dodger President Branch Rickey and Dodger Secretary Haroid P.irrott are guilt}' of "conduct detrimental to -baseball." The Yankee president said all three made "libelous and 1 slanderous" statements about him and Yankee Coach Charley Dresscn. HC said that Rickey made his remarks to newspapermen, as did Durocher, while Parrott wrote his statements in a column he ghost-writes for "Llppy Leo" in the Brooklyn Eagle. .."I was accused of having notorious' gamblers as guests in my box ul ball games," MacPhail said. . ' '• '•' A ' 'priiuriiV'lVoblcin In flying nt Trippi Clouts 'Em , supersonic speed Is behavior of ' •' the wing,- since ''airflow pattern .ATLANTA, Gfi., March K (UP) changes as speed rises*. : . —Charley Trippi today continued' to ' ' —" **-• ••' • ,, •be Ihe talk of the:Atlanta C;ack- cleared the ieti field fcMe 1 at tiie ers training cnnip here ns Jie 340-foot mark K'llh Oiie mate Backed up his impressive first-day aboard. It was Ills' second 'hoau coining by blasting a ho\ner and run in two days since Joining the three singles in five 1 trips. - Crackers direct- from -the Unlver- Inc golden boy's toiir-mastor My of'Georgia-campus. The Growing Boy LITTLE L/SED TO LAUGti Shaw nee Grid Methodists Win Schedule for '47 Announced Wttli 14 tettermcn and appi-cxi- malcly IB last year reserves returning for the 19-17 season. Coach Charles o. Moore of Shawnee High School expects lo have a strong team this year, it wai 1111- nounccd today. The reluming lettcrmon arc: tackles, Bo IHimenboltom, Frank Mooring and Grant Collar; ends. Bill Halph and George Kelly; guards. Ilong Jcc, Jim Brooks and Paul wing: center, Paul 13ell, | backs. Charles Walker, J. T. Froels.l Joe ud Loone.',', Lowell cofi'man and Willie .lames. The Indians' 10-17 schedule: j.-Set, IB-Earlc there .,. .., 'Sept. 28—Corning here Oct. 3—Open ' Oct. 10 -Wftlnul Rl(l|;o here Dart Ball Game From Top Team First Methodist's dart ball team upset the leaguc-leadig First Presbyterian sextet in n league game at the "Y" last night, winning !,wo out of three games by scores of 2-1; •1-1 and 4-S. The Presbyterians managed to salvage one game by 5-4 in It innings. In the other contest, the First Christian team was swinging on the ball ond trounced the Lake Street Methodist team in straight games D-2; 7-3 and 2-0. In spite of their loss last night. First Presbyterian still iruiinUims the top league position with lour Pawheen Girls Defeat Box Elder Lost Cane Boys Win Tournament Game From Gosncll Five Pawhoen's 13 Bills came from behind in the fourth quarter of their game with the Box Elder sextet lo win 31 to 20 in the Mrsl game of the aftemon session of the County 4-11 tournament, at. Oosnell yesterday. Joyce Paisley. 1'awheen forward, paced , her team-'will) 14 'markers while Haygood of Box Elder let) tier team with 12. In the .second game between iv'c. 11 and Pawhceh B hoy's.' Pawhecu staged a lusl half rally to forge aheiuOnnd win by Ihe,score of 23 LO IK. Gerald May of Pawhceii scored 10 points lo lead in scoring. Kcn- nclii Leach led the No. 9 emimet with eight. Last Cnne's B Imvs snai)ncd sliovt a Gosnell last half scoring spree and won Hie llilrd game 30 to K.I Gosncll scored all but four of their points in the last half while Lost I Cane scored nil but seven of limit's! in the first half. Clifford Veaeh of Ixwt Cane carried off high -joint laurels with 10 tallies while ciniti- bell led Gosnell with 14. Close Cull tm This One Jn Hie fourth game the Lost C:me A girls used a free throw after the bell rang lo end a three minute overtime period to tullle" the aci/ri and win over Promised Land 21 to 20. Promised Land had come from behind In. the ,last half, to Uie the score at 20 all and force the gam? into the overtime period. The score remained knotted all through the overtime but the charity toss decided ;thc Issue, after-jthe final bull had rung. Bonnie Ball. Promised Land forward, ted'in scoring with 16 points. In ,the final same • of the afternoon Blackwater-: \vpii-.qycr Box<E!der easily'by tho score of 48, lo 10.: In Thursday night's games the Promised Land B girls advanced to Ihe finals by defeating Lost. Cant 12 to 10 in a closely contested tilt. Promised Land will meet Pawhee'i in the finals tomorrow night. Pawheen B girls defeated Ixjiit- Oak to advance lo final play. Other games of last night were. Lou,; Oak A boys defeated Gosnell 29 to Swingster select your smart new rainwear Jerome-. Wittc, St. Loiii? lirowns rookie swings his first MJ: league bnt nt Browns' -raining camp in Miami. Willc knocked 46 homers for Toledo last season. Rebels Win Cage Title 'ATLANTA. Ga.. March 14. (UP/; —Sports Arena Rebels of Atlanta, held the 'Atnericjfi.Basketbaji.coii.; gross tournament today' whipping the Pirsl Army team "of Fort Dix. •N. J., last night in the finals. 78 to 03. ••'• " - • Walter Kersnlis. formerly of,East St. Louis, Mo., was'high-scorer foi" the .winners with 25 paints. His teammate Jim 'Homer of the University of Alabama scored 24 points.- The Birmingham -Vulctins'of. Ala-, b^nia won, the; consolation 'tourney defeating the Jacksonville Navy Air Station 60 to 64. Read Courier News Want Ads. 28, Promised Land B boys nosed by Pawheen 33 to 24 and Lost Cane A boys defeated Promised Liiul 39 lo 20. Oct. 17—Marked Tree 1 Oct. 24-^Hughcs held Oct. 31—Parkin here Nov. 7—Lepanlo there Ndv. M—Hoslc there Nov. 21—Open. Coach i Moore stated would attempt " t<> fill there that ho ofien wilts play. .Standings of the teams: i Won Lost First Presbyterian .. 4 1 First Methodist .... 3 2 First Christian ..... 3 2 • Lake Street .'. .V.. j 1 .' 0 : "5 a .single loss In league; Pet. .KOO MO .(iOi) -UQO dales and any interest- vl schools arc advised to contact him. Hv Smith is Medalist 'JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. March M. (UP)—Hortoii £!iiith, who shot, a IcHir-under-par 08 yesterday to lake medal honors, held a one stroke lead today as the field teed off lor another ~lfi holes in the SlO.U'Ju Jacksonville Oucn Golf tournament. Accurate putlint! aided the veteran Smith. One strike bcrhind him were favored Ben Hoyan, Clayton Ileafner, amateur Prank Slrana- han and Jim Milward. Rebels Take Key Garrison In Paraguay BUENOS AIRES. March H. (UP) —Border reports today said ihc key Chaco Garrison in Paraguay had joined In an uprising against Ihe government, throwing Mie odds overwhelmingly iu favor of ihc rebels. Observers here said that If thc frontier reports were borne out, ft seem that the days of the L/P President Honored CHICAGO, March H.—(UP) — Hugh IJalllie. president and Rcneral manager oj the United Press Associations, has been appointed n member of the World Freedom of the Press Committee. Sigma Delta i^hi, professional journalistic fraternity, announce^ today. I Net Stars iii Bermuda 'HAMlL/fON. Bsnnuda. March H. (UP)— DorlS Haft '[ir'-'Sifa'i'rli 1 was favored lo defeat Barbara Scoficld of San Pran:isco in the women's singles championship match today in the ! Bermuda Tennis Tournament. ' • ' : V'. ! Men's semi-finals play also was ."chiK'.uled. with Sidney wood'-of New York against- Derek Barton of England and Earl Cochell or New York versus Tony Moltram of England. • sion initialed the rebellion at Conception. The reports said troops of the Cha^o, after a swift march southward; had reached Concept ton, and I.t, Col. 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