The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 21, 1947
Page 8
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Three Football Games Booked for Today to Launch Spring Training for Grade School Boys Initial play in the newly formed Gnule School football leagiKTigets under way this afternoon sit 4,00 at Haley Field with Varbro's Raxorbacks and the Fighting Irish of Catli- 'olic mi?elji>jr in tbu curtain rnisw. Three games will \K pUyed. one* __^^_ _ this afternoon and two under (lie Independent Cage Teams May Play Blytheviile Game (ARK.) couftnw mm Lange Wildcats and Sudbury Bulldogs to Mix lights tonight. Games will be phyod each Friday and Tuesday af'crnjon and night, Coach Bill Godwin, director of (he project, announced. Both teams wound up th'=ir practice sessions yesterday aftsrnwti In preparation of this afternoon's till, Yarbro" players will look to their shifty halfback. Wheeler Oiaccv, for the biggest pan of (he mail cairy- Ing while the Fighting Irish will depend on the "three horse.nen" Kenneth Schultz, Haskell Ballman and NorbciL Blankcnship. for most of thc ball carrying assignments. Cathpltc will field the smallest squad jtn (he league with )ii!y 14 lads having reported for '.voiVouts. However, these 14 youthful ,;iidil':rs showed tii> very well In ;>i-actlcr> and may prove to be -quite a headache for the larger Yarbro eleven. The Line-up Starting lineups for th? two f«ams follow: Varbro Calholir Player Pos. Ca'unllr Stanley Keller, who recently moved to Blylhevillc trctn Joncs- Craro and who i. s coach of the Royal Crown Battlers Independent bas- kclbill team from that city, announced thnt lie is trying ( o arrange a tame with thc Ljgion- miires of Tuielo, Miss., to be played ai the high s:hool gym here, nrxc week. Thc Legionnaires, one of the top indcncndent teams of the South. _•»*«*'—~" which have not. met defeat al the hands of any Southern team, will 1 be making their first, appearance in this £o:Mon of the state. The Rottiers, who u-ere rerently 'defrated in Ihc Arkansas Independent Ba.sketball Tournament at Little Hock, have made several ap- tilght. The * ituj, \_«,iiiiii , ,\j. . , . Vj COJljJf'UEC Gerald-snydcr R.O. 13. D. Himmons The Bottlers, one of Ihe b»st ,*, W'""" 4 •"'^•••• n J™ "'''rail! teams in this section, will boast Jas. Baiocr ...H.E.. Fred Prcnucc | two ail-Americans those belli" the £ a Tl™M m01 ' ?- B - c £»S-%""<'™:'M'Keel brothers, who reeved this C- Thomasson Ken. Schultz i honor while playing for Murray w. Gracey ....L.H. N. n'nkens!ilp' State Teachers of Kentucky sev- JaS. \Valk2r ..F.B... H. Hulbivin ' prnl r*..irl: n.irt A l^~ «!_..: r.... '•• • r ..P.B... H. Hallman ! cral years ago. Also playing or lira Night names | the Bottlers will 1)2. James McCnll, Central's Crimson Tide will meet Williarcl Tilley, Everette Bollon Duster Johnston, and Eiieene Os- mcnt ail of whom received all- n e w mee the Green Wave from S'jilbm-y in the first game tonight at 7:00. iioih for he Jonesboro Golden he past years. teams will go on the field on just state honors about an even keel, wit h Hie Green ll Waves possibly holding a small edge ll in the weight department. The, Tide will boast a ,-ery ci.nsy backfield composed of Joiinny Lrjg- gins, ; .under center. Tominv Moslcy anrt Johnny lialsell, handling most of the yard gaining and LaDor. Gilbert doing the heavy work from th" fullback slot. Green Wave will field one of the largest squads in the league nnrl will boost one of tlie heaviest lines n'r.o They will bank their lio',)" 1 ,- on Jimmy .p'Brien. Buddy Phillips, Nor- inan. Bratchcr and George Sfcelkm whq:,vrill compose thc Wave's back- c, LtiiHups are as follows: •« F'P, Plaj-er Paul- Hay Green Wavrs Po s. i. Invcr R. Hnyde —_. .... ij. ,j irL _ i^iiytmr B W. Millei..L.T... c. Colcrmm Bliiy,,Michael .L.G E. Cable feddli Hoover ..CO.'.. D.'L. Bailey Ji'.Strickland H.T. Birmiiujhoin a. Fowler R.E 3. Nelson J. Loggins ...Q.B j. o'Hrien *• SRlf" L.H.... B. Phillips T. Mpstey H.H... N. Brnlcher L. Gilbert ....P.B r.i. Skelton Bulirfoss to Meet Wildcats In the final game of thc evening the Stidbury Bulldogs will te!- c vn the Langc Wildcats at 8:00 Thc Bulldogs, who wov» handicapped in the training jjeriod by most of the members being ill v-Hh nu. have pulled themselves out of thi3 hole and shown 8 real improvement in practice the past f«iv dv,-- They will field n hm-d ilghtin. tough eleven and will hold the weight edge on their opponents The Wildcats, however, a;-" i-ot to be overlooked by anyone Proving themselves capable of dlshiiv out mbcry for any opponent, llw Wildcats broke through thc Central line.m a scrimmage gam? Wc-lncs- day, -for long runs. Sparking a very shifty backfield, the Wildcats will be a hard team to handle. Lineups arc ns follows: playing with Hurricane in Tony Zale to Play Around Until He Can Box Graziano MEMPHIS. Tcnn.. Mnrch 21 T)H) _ Toiilglil | S the nlRht that lony Zalc and Rocky Grazinno were io have singed t], cll . return it in New Yorks Madison Hare Garden, and Znle's mnna- Kers are still hoping the Uvo cnn be signed to Jight "anywhere, anytime." Middleweight Champion Znle kept in shape last night bv belling out Tommy Charles of Houston. Tex. "1 1-AZ-af the fourth round of Iheiv rchedii!ed 10 round non-title bout. I'f-rc. A crowd of 4,000 saw the iltlcholdcr wear down Charlc.s with '-"dy punches and then put him iiwny with a ripping right hand to Iho head. After the bout ZnleV; co-mnnagcr. Art Wlneh. (old newsmen that tin! Oary. ind.. bo.ver would continue '-n fight non-tit],, bouts until "they •;et. Rocky for us—anywhere anv- i!mc—just so it's Rocky." Dark Horse Wins Feature Race at Spa 'HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Mnrch. 21. -<OP>—Ariel Ace win run for to» Rininting honors when he comes out for his third victory today in the featured fifth race n't Onklnvvn. The SHOO purse. Kl.v-furJong.dnsh will sen n liclti of other fine sprint- eiw entcrod, incluritng Handy Ladd _. "uniioas luul Three clovers, other entries i-iaycr p os . player "'chtrie Qulntcro. sweet Comet. Hai-vcy iimson L.E.... Max Jum-s' P!llv Hands. BIcncttc. Tommy Chic. Jerry. Sikes ...L.T... Hin.. n.^,*,*~.. i Marltown. f.afinin T.ii^..,,n rt ,, ir.,^: • - •• •--"..., iv^.i,\ u;'ill°s Jerry. SIkes ...L.T... Billy dopp-r GeneBoyd ....L.G... j. Robinson M°'« a , aS •••• c '-- Forrest Taylor " nx .: Hl11 . K.O. Dan Hoitcller James Simrnes H.T. James O'Neal Dallas Hay ...R.s... J o l ;n r»»~ m , B. Bratton ..Q.B.. Bennie .Hayes L.H. S. Lanaley ...R.H.. Jim Sivift ... F B Mr.rltown. Oadoln. Liberation. Kur Horn Hari. Amalkn. Kamp's Reward. Airy Goer. Total Victory nnri Fcriari. Other events on the program In- elude the foiir-/ur!ong fourth with Don Gentry a dozen maiden two-year-old fillies Cunnliighiin: r » ter ed. B- Gspinoza | Mrs - !•• Pallndino's Port Said Sports Editor Comes Up With One of Season's Earliest Fishing Yarns GREENVILLE, s. C.. March 21.-— Grecnvill- '~HJHt.tjf.Cl i •"• i 1-iinv , „. _ __..,,, H. Childress s™ r Prf a .surprise victory yesterday | in the fifth race, coming from be- mncl in the stretch. Port Said won over favored Claremont Miss by a neck. Gccbmig was third. Port Said ran the six furlongs in 1:12 4-5 and pnid S50.45 to win Jockey H. Sconzn was up on his second winner of Ihc day. Six-tliou.rand persons put $414,- "- •'*— Scoop Liitimer, virccnvui* 1 — -••«-.•.in L LM IJD.MUI.S put. Ncws-iPicdmont sports editor told . oc ? thvo "8h the irarimutuels. the best fish story today of the , n ' c da "v double combined Scotch young and tender fishing 'season 1 * icasc nnti - Latimcr said that he'••caught Kn Sergeant Abe tor $35 - big nie-ss ot carp which leaped out of the water for falliiij. sm >w unn exhausted." Then he "raked then in afloat and alive." "Tlic carp." Latimcr said greedy booger for cotton and dougl i as bait, mistook the fleecy snow j (.akes yeslcrday at Buzzard Roos near here." Nalc \\is ; mops He hi Delong of River Falls, Stale Teachers College, brow with good reason' •1.a hot streak, scored 56 - in baskleball R amc with ill CnllfRc ot Huntine- ton, W. Va. b RADIO REPAIR AND 2 DAY SERVICE ON - i V4 X, MAKE OU MODEL. RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We Call for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Klcclrical Appliance Co. Authorial Motorola Uaclio Sales and .Service 1(111 Sniill, Vi rs | si. Travelers Go South to Play n Exhibitions -LITTLE ROOK, Ark.. Murh '.'.I UP)—Manager IJil) Dickey packed ip his Little Rock Travelers today nd headed for points South and 10-day road trip Hint gives Die ti'Jles their first test of the .sen-! on. The smmd has keen reduced to 5 members. The opening round is tomorrow tteruoon against the Shrcveixirt Sports, iinti ;< repent j:crfoiin;m:c vili be played Sunday. Monday lii .• J'ravs iieacl down Texas way tor -•xhibition games in Wnco. Hcnder- on. Jacksonville. Longvicw. Grccn- •ilk', Marshall and Tcx-vrkima. The last day of training on heir own grounds yesterday fount! he weather on thc side'of the :lub. The warm sun was :i boon o the workouts. Dickey said, and ie promptly j-ut liis i-hnrges 3U:?h two hours batting piac- icc. 'Dickey's only complaint is ;i shortage of pitrhcr.s for the road rip. He has eight on Ihc roster. the Rev. H. H. Blcvins, McHaffey; First Presbyter- ny Wortiiin>;ton, A. E. El'd- V. C. 11 Knockouts In Little Rock Boxing Events lA'ITl.K HOCK, March 21. (UP), —Preliminaries of the AAU Ijoxln" tournament, ended In a bruising finish at Robinson Auditorium litre last ni B lH with 11 technical knridi- outs and two kayoes, I As a result, of last night's 'urniu-j Arkansas Tech ivn.s given a slvlil edge for team honors. Clnrk..v|:i"' led in Die open division, ami .fine liliifl and Little Hock were o-it in! front in a snccial weights division i Jimmy Rogers of the North Lull" , Rock Hoys Club ami tough Calvin 1 Honshu of state Tcachc'-s Coll»j>ei gave thc crowd the bes: show of' lie evening in a 147-pound opc<> class fray. Rogers llatlencd Ronshi.-i In mund No. 1. but Roiishia was sav-d I JV the bell. The cagey nouslifa came buck .strong in t] 10 second, but K-.I.- cr.s connected with a right to me nose 111 the third and thj b.illler from Comvay was out for -jood. Spa Jockey Suspended For Trickery HOT EFHINGS, Ark., March »1 iL'Pi — Jockey A. Licata was suspended yesterday for the remainder cf tile current, rscc meet at Osklawn Pask i lc r e after admitting using an electrical device upon Baytrco Bomber in thc fifth raco Wednesday. The Ojkl.-wn board ?' steward 1 ! anncmiccd thc suspension, denied linn ground privileges and recommended that he be ruled off the grounds. Siimiltanecusly, Commission Sec- reti'i-y otlio A. cook announ:cd that evidence had teen found that Dashaway hnd bjen "stimulated" before the fifth Monday. He quoted Dr. w. M. Biacksharc. commission chemist, as saying tests showed p-jsilive reaction to i'cnzp- drenc. Evidence v.'as referred to the stewards who will rule on tin; punishment or penalty to be meted out. Dashaway, owned by Opie nice, finished fourth in the" race. FIUJMV, AIAKC1I 21, jy-17 , Nev/ Champ tinh i.lcKlnk-y, Illinois' sprint su.r, gives- !, ; b fk-c-t (c-ct a icst a I iir selling a new indoor iiu.:ci oi .',7.'j seconds in the •iij'j-..-md iuii of the Illinois Tec.', iLcitys ai Chica^.j U. Lofe to Classify for Sale Haby Ojiml piano, living room runiiUiro, and f\vo Htiitcs. Phono :!<i:i:! '. 2 ISC. 3-2l-ck-2.'i For Kent Read Courier News Want Ads. CHKCK WRITKKS • NOW IN STOCK! • SAMUKI, V. NORRIS • Stiitioncrs | Across From Cily Hall i Walcott Hurls Challenge at Brown Bomber Dart Ball League j loumoment Gets [Under Way Here •ormer New York Giant (Vants Mexican Contract FORT SMITH. Ark.. March 21. UPi—Harry Feldman. i u ie or the •few York Oiatils, would like to re- urn to the Mexican League, but H; has little hope of (ioillR so. Peldman's namv. along with n j other major leaguers was' omitted from the Mexican league rcster whicli was nnuounced yes- I erdny in .Mexico Cily. He and'nip ' )Uicr players were suspended irnni' Jasebnll in the United States for j ive years after jumping their eon-i r.icts and signing South ot the' Jordcr, [ "The roster doesn'i mean loo i nuch." Frldmtin said. "Hm it locsn't look as though we'll play j :his year." ' [ I'ATTERSON. N. J.. March 21 — (UI>>— Jersey Joe Walcott. finding a Is'ltal opening in Jnc ixinls' defense, formally challenged the heavyweight champion today to de- 'end ins ti;lc hi National" Boxing Association territory. Joe \\'eb.slcr. one of (he c.imden. N. J., Negro's managers, filed the formal challenge with NHA Presi- tlcnt Abe j. Greene, pointing out that tlie NBA rules ric-niinui that c-\ch champion defend cverv six months, and Louis' period of " K racc Mided March 18. Greene suid that Walcott, who recently won a close decision over Klmer (Violent, Ray at Miami, Mould be recognized as a "proper chLillcnacr because he i s O n the list at contenders." | First round piny iii | ville -Y" dart-ball (he Blytlic- ! tonrna'incnt [oiided with First Christian detail- i j ing First Methodist. 5-3 : ,n<t .|-a -lid Lake street Methudisl dowu- ji');; Piist Pre.sbytei inn 3-1 nncl :i-E>. : I iJuriiig first round piny, la; ;(. iitKhL's Icser.i ivon four and last twj , names while i:se winners went un- : d':i'e«tccl. First round piny-uf! is .scheduled ten- Thursday nixlv. at j l'-x Christiiin church. The socoud round will be staged sometime uf-j ter Kaster. ] Teams and players in the il.irt- | br.ll league fo'.loxv: First Ciuisti;in J J. W. SllollJ-e, the Rev. Ktott Bail'rt. : .Ti)hn Burnett. Cieor^c Cross, j. P GaiTotr; pir:,( Methodist — .1. T. Buley. Wuync Adams. Leonard Johnson, Will, am Wyalt. Maurice Wi-bb, Henry Arney; !/ike Street ! Xit-tlwciUt— C. C. 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For sixty ijcars the (uniaus Trumpeter label has meant quality fabrics, skillful tailoring and slep-ahfatl style — ami that u'lis nfaer mure trite than it is this season. Come in today ami meet lite TVtimjielcr. You will lie convinced that, when you're (mt/mrt f/ire clothes, Ihe Hart Sclmf/ner & Marx label is "a small thing to look /or — a big filing (o find." a -V If It's For A Man Mood's Will Have it 122 MAIN STREET

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