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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 29, 1947
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SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1047 BLYTOEV1LLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Catholic Gridders Win; F «* p «> Take City League Lead in Holland, MO. Two Sudbury Football TeomsT^—TrT— Blank Central, Yarbro Teams ? '° y es '.>( lii'.sL c'.'tinj!; Halev Results the day: l'iKUin K Irish took over sole ownership pliicc in the grade school football league bv cle- a larger, highly lavored Lange team by 'it 19 lma ' m' al Sponsored by Y "" Be April 19 To in ganvs of S'.idlmry lliilldugs, U; Central Crimson Tide, 0. Sudbury (ireen Waves, 27; Varbro KayoiiJaelts, 0. 'I lie Irish matched the Witcl- cals yard for yard In Ihe lirst three ;:lni!/as of the lill and completely (lutcl-.issed them in the Una! i crlod. LaiiKc drew lirst blood ,'il:ont midway ol the first period after CalholJe had punled to Langc on Ihc Wildcal 40-yurd line. Billy BraHon,~L;>.i!ge (.uartcrback. laded JLV puss but finding no one open elected lo run. Catching the L'.iUiclic d?lLii«! completely by surprise- he skirled to the Irish 14 before b:'i:ig halted. Conley, Lanfic hnllback circled oncl from there lo s:;ore. wns stop- prd at the line ot scrimn'.ijc in iiis conversion attempt making Ihe feoro (> to 0 for 'Lansc. Catholic gol back into the ball Kami' in the second cniarter after niter Lanire had kicked to Ihciu on the Irish 45. NorbL'tt B'lankcnship and Chiuies Hr.ll, Catliulic's halfback and n'lnrtsr- bi'ck resin'clively, combined forces and inuvcd Ihe ball lo ihe LIIIIKI-. :iO yard line. Baiighman, Belkas Paired With Pacer on Wrestle Card Chris Belkas, Ihe flashy Greek from Boston, W 1U returji to Mike Meroney's wrestling program at the American Legion Arena Monday nighl after after a brief absence The former Nalional Olympic weight-lifting champion returns to team wilh Lefty Pac cr In a tag match with Jack Moody nnd Al Oalento, that has prospects of being a litlle of everything. Belkas and Pueer will match their scientific holds against the maneuvers of Moody nnd Galenic, two of the roughest grapplcrs In - ac , er ' an "X-gridder in the 200- pmi ™ class - wl!1 ^ e "" able parl- " er J or Belkas inasmuch as they f, . , fast ancl accurate with ' h ,° lr han , ds and tect - B <Mkas, a jul J '' U "'' ' ,"" ds gfeat SP ° rt in ° ut ot hls .j,, , , Moo t iv . »» ex-tackle from Ten- I ! DSSCe> Bcncrally takes things as Saturday, April 19, wns sel us the date for the bicycle parade and races being sponsored by thc Bly- thevllle "Y" nl a mceltiijj last night of the Bicycle Committee In Ihe "Y" rooms In City Hall, neglstralion for the cvenls will begin Immediately nt the "Y", It was announced today. April 12 wns set as the deadline for submitting entries. For the races, contestants will be divided into four ngc dlvisi'vis so each boy will be competing against boys near his own age. All events will be limited to stock bicycles with no rnctng bikes allowed. The list of events will include racing, plank riding, cycle gliding and slunt riding for boys over 13. In tile parade, scvcrnl nwards will be given for (he best decorated bikes nnd the most original dcco- rallons. Including Moals and» novelty ideas. Girls are urged lo enter the pnrade and awards will be made for the '.outstanding girl entries. The parade is expected lo slnrl at 9 a.m. on Saturday. April 19, nnd Ihe races will begin an hour later. Thirty-three 'awards: will be given by the Bicycle Institute ol America of New York. These Include a trophy to be awarded the outstanding contestant of the day and a number ot Individual medals for the various events. The bicycle committee is composed of Wilson Henry, chairman. W. H. Pease and Orville Cliisuiu. TAO star-studded semi-pro basketball quintets W IU Minnie off In tin- Holland High School B ym Sunday aflernoon at a o'clock when Ihe 'nipclo Legionnaires of Tupelo. Miss., play the lioyal .Crown Bottlers from Jonesboro. A iclat of five former AU-Ainer*a plnyers will be seen in action when the Independent lives clash. The Legionnaires will be boiisllni; five lads Hint received the distinguished honor while Ihc Jonesboro iliilnl will strut two. The Legionnaires have Just completed n successful season, winning the Mississippi state American Legion independent basketball championship In Jnckson, Miss lust week nnd will go lo the National meel in Brazil, ind., In April. Paced by George Pinthcr, former All-America from the University-of Alabama, Ihc Legionnaires will be .seeking their forty-second win in 44 slarls. hnvlng losl only two games in Hie regular season. Other members of Ihe team Include Arils Kicks, former All- Amciica RU ard from (he Delia State Teachers of Miss., Lyle liul- Inicl. former All-America " forward from Delia Sinle, linice Duncan. Union University, Walter Marlin. AII-SIAA guard from Delta Slate. Milch stone, All-Soulhcas'r-rn Cnn- ference suard from th c University of Alabama, Jack Busby. All-SE Conference center from Alabama, and Mitch Orlssom. Ole Miss. Pacing (he Bottlers lineup will be former All-America brothers from Murray stale Teachers of Kentucky, Les nnd Bacomb Mc- Kecl. Les an ( | Bacomb played with Golfers in South Wait For Spring Snow to Melt OHAIiLOTI'K, N. 0., Maivh 29. IUP>—The Myeis ['ark Country tluj course was expected lo l)e «ry enough loduy to permit Hit •pliiylng of Hie second round of the *10.lioo Charlotte open Golf iinim-nt ]>Dstponcd ycs-terdiu snowstorm. 75 Diamond Candidates Get Workouts Fifteen prospective members Blylhfvllii! uigli school's baseball team reiwrk-d l o Couches Hill Godwin and Joe Whlllcy yesterday afternoon when training for the season officially opened, Among (lie cnndldalcs ?or Ihe leuni were scvcrnl iiieiubcis of !"5t year's American Legion Junior nine and Blylhcvlllo's lunn- tcur elub. Ycslcrdny's tniSnlng was ll^ht being restricted, mostly lo .viviin- j up exercises and hltling 5f .1 few I fly balls. Conch Whlllcy sla'cd that lie expected around -\0 cir.idl- rtnU's to |ry out foi 1 the club before Ihc opening of the .wason Coach Whlllcy .slJiletl Mill, he was Irylng to iirrinjgc a praoHcit gnnie with Ihc Gojnell jitiiL' for neM week. Derby f o End Spring Racing At Spa Today by .1 "O' 1 ' Sl>IMN(.iB, Ark., Mnrcli 20. (UI>)—The 1D41 Sprlnu rnco meet at Oakhtwn draws lo ,n close lliln iiftcrnnon with 11 Held of 10 thrcc- yoiir-oHls entered In Out lltli 111:1- iilns of thc Arknnsn.s Derby. Five of Ihc starters uro noinl- naled for Ihp Kentucky Derby. Thc favorite Is T. o. Mchosc's Mel Van Orninn who win nmy US PUUIUIK wllll \V. Gill IK" 1 up . A. s. Illch-lns' Well \Vlsiu>r will Y.I carry 120 lK»uui.s with !i. Cinup rldliiR. nnlli fillies hnvu won mile niul 70 ynrd mces nl tin Hot Springs Irnck. Oilier IhoroiiKhbicds expecl-d to e» post wn rd ure Tubby u. gun Ik-ati Clo. Flash O'Nluhl Duslv Heads. iNoelildiie. Junior wolf Ilesawny nnd Hull Tnr. Kentucky Derby nominees nre JMel Vnn Or- innn. 'nibby u, Mush O'NlKlH Uusty Honds nnd Uiili -f nri ' Moiv (linn (!,ooo f,ui s viiilcr- (iay saw W. T. licesley's jc.silng l'\tt score his third victory of Ihc season nnd p;iy . $0.ftO slrilchl lildden by Wen'dcl Ends. Jest'liii- K« Inmised his Kind | mnl u,!,.,! out Iced Over hy two anil n i'liii Ir-tiKlhs. Sweeet Comet was ihiix Track "practice rounded oul lnla'«rn'!nr nllny ' S " UltUcl hlllullc w ' !3 full [swing yesterday with Co.x-U * o0 - 000 ' Nig pynuiu pulling: thlnciiuls Ihe .'Cfn'L- knotted at (i-G. LniiBc scored again in the third frame after Hie team look over on downs' on their own 18-yard line, jimmy Swift, Wildcat iull- fatk hit center and slipped through Ihe arms of Iwo wcnlrt- bo luckier:; irolting S4 yards for a touchdown. Bratlon converted making the .score 13 lo .0. Catholic came right back to lie the score attain, after Langc had .kicked to them on their own 38. Buinkenship, running like a veteran, circled end going all Ihc way to the Langs 22 before beir.g brought down. Hail took over frum Uiere and hil center on l\vo straight plays scoring from Ihe II yard line. Hall converted to lie Ihe score at 13-13. In the linal period the Si'|ht- ii!j5 Irish look advantage of a Langc fumble on the Wilrtat Al yard line, recovering it airi tet- tinp up the winning louchduwn in the final seconds. In three plays Hall anr! Daiighmin moved : Ihc ball lo the Langc 1 where Hall scored on a crons buck. Catholic's conversion attempt WAS no good and the game ended with Catholic out in front 19 to 13. I Smilmry Kullilogs Brats Central Tlic Sudbury Bulldogs ncsed out, the Central Crimson Tide n-0 in (he other game last Light. Both teams played a st.-ict defensive game Ihe entire first half wilh the majority of the haH IjciiiK played in. mid-field Late ir. the third quqarter, the Bull- doi;s fell on a Centt-.J fumble :'cv;> in the Crimson Trie lerri- tury, setting up their victory mi 1 rch. After recovering Ihc fumble on tin; Ceiitrla 2-yard line, 'lie Bull- rt"K". sparked by Donn'd Qcnlry «nd Billy Espiiioza. inched (he Mill throush the crimson Tide's CITY CAB Onlento, a rough and tumble wrestler, believes that rules are made to be broken^ He is a veteran of the wrestling racket, and has appeared here on numerous occasions. In the two 30-minute one fall preliminary matches, Lefty Pacer will meet Jnck Moody .and Chris Belkas will take on Al Galento. Atlanta Sextet AAU Title Winners Sr JOSEPH, MO., March 29. (UP) The Atlanta Sports Arena Blues today held the Women's National A. A. U. Basketball Championship after a 26 to 22 triumph over the Nashville Goldblumes, tltlehdTtlers March Crisis In Balldom To Blow Over !?>• I.EO II. PETIiRSKN United Press Sports Kdilor ST. PETERSBURG. Fla,. Mavcll 29. (UP) — Baseball's March crisis, which came in like a lion with Larry MacPhail roaring "detrimental conduct" charges against. Dodger officialdom, went out like a lamb today. It was indicated that con,mi f loner Happy c.ia.K,- .ler w.« bestow sweet forgiveness °" "" HC T C " nC ;, - s ssour Grs Dlrcc Not that .Chandler won : coui.le champions or Holland nl«h School his amnesty with, a stern wp,rnui B . nl ,d the Siccle «lgh School sfxlet He aimounecd through Scorclary w i|] precede the innln event. Waller Mi.lbw after grilling Mno .| . n , e Legionnaires nosed out the Phail and Dodger President Brunch Bottlers in a game nt Ben Smilh Hiirold Traylor, Iloger l,um and Charles Lcggctt showed up nicely 1" !he dashes, while J. A Lloyd and R. B. Hodge working on '.be „ ,,... JUII „.,..' * hot - Opening dnlc for llm imck the Phillips fiC oilers, one of tlic Kc hc<lulc has not been iiniioniifHI Nnlions lop profcssionnl lenm af- lls V 01 -. Conch Byinun said, ler leaving Murray sinle. They were again nwnrctcd All-America honors while playing for the Oil- ers. Completing; Ihe Bottlers lineup Steeplechase In Great Britain A1NTREE. Eng., March an (UP) —Ciiughoo, 11 100 to 1 shot own.-d l>5' J. McDowell, won thc I (Mil, running of the Grand National Steeplechase today before a crowd i'atl- nmlcd at 300,000. Lovely Cottage, lust year's winner was withdrawn because of ruin, i will be All-State players irnm schools In Arkansas. Benny Wll- liclm. a member or thc Arkansas Sinle College Indians' 10'!7 squad where he received All-Stntc collCBl- i ate honors, .lake Dolman, a member of the Joncsboro High School's I 1347 squad and captain ol Ibis i years All-Slale lilirli school squad. I James McCall. YVIlliaid Tillcy. Pol- il.v BJnck. Everctle Jiollon, Busier leaving n field of 57* Johnslon aim Jimmy Sloan, former All-Slntc plnyers from Jones- born High School. Mnnrlece Miller, of Arkansas stale, Ted Fisher, n ISIylhevillc Ind who played with Wisconsin University, j. L. Johnson of Dlylhcville. formerly of Arkansas Stale and Glen Johnson who played for n New York five. . A preliminary game Ijolivccn Ihe I Southeast Missouri Girls Dislriet, Babe ot Golfing Fame Slips from Top Perch • ' AU< 3USTA, Oa., March 29. (Ul'l —'Dorothy Kli-by of Atlanta held n three-stroke lead today «(. Hie hiilfwny point In the Augusta \Vo- nien's Title-Holders' Golf Tournament as nluy entered the third round. Firing a foiir-ovcr-par 7G Former Star for Cards, Now a Manager L1TTLK HOCK, Ark.. March W lUl'i— 1'niil Ucnn, who cllncht.-d u World Berli'ii pennant for th» HI Louis Cardlmils In j[);|.|, has signed li> mannne the Ottawa team In ,, nuwly-ortmnl7,ed Uiinatiiau IcaRU", lie will leave LlLtie Hock April l.i and open Spring Iniininu April A). Hie ;i I -2-month playing sen- son opens May ft. Dean pitched t> no-hit gninn In 1KI-I. iigainst Ihe Dodgers in Brooklyn, nnd sewed up Ihe World Bc- ries for tho Cards Ihe fame year by benlhii; Hchoitlboy Htnvo of the Detroit Tigers 4 lo ;) f °Allanta P1 vS 'nafed ^"ihe vie *!""? r ™ r .h™rs" and"~22 minuies gym in Jnncsboro last night by torv bfAlKne Banks an Al ^er"l' ySCrday "'^ "" hminB brm ' Bht SOOrC of 40 to 3B - Thc B»'»<> wns ^£^£H£%S ;0 -—'^ l ^ ; «c e ^o'xr ta r t ^ h ruri^ ^1e± S .STV? ^^j-f^-- S!> ------ 5J-. -«n -roiiKbout the enllre indicated this would be done pvi-j Joncsboro led at the end of Ihe . Nashville's club had won thc title i vately by 'the commissioner. Ev-' first quarter by ' stubborn defense ncros-s the goal '•"'thing pointed to an eventual Day or Night line to score. Espinoza's conversion attempt was stopped at the line of scrimmage to make .the score i announcement by Chandler lliat . -j a 12 to 11 score bul Tupelo look over nt Ihe half by n 22 (o 17 margin. Jonesboro case has been investigated Ptislied the Mississippi stale champs i thorough'ly and that nobody has '" lnc l asl hull but could never been proved guilty of anything but sounding Rickey 6 to 0 for Sudbury- Johnny Halsell and Tommy Mosley sparked the Crimson Tide offensive while the; ettMre forward Avail of central played a bang-i_ , - ••"• ' Dodgers ever spread the story Hint up defensive game, uuuuiu ucr.-,., i-, ,, , . - ,, , I MacPhail hobnobbed with r*amb- Donald Gentry and Billy Espinoza led Ihe Bulldogs altack. Green Waves Wallop Yarbro In the afternoon game, Ihe Sudbury Green Waves defeated thc injnry-riclden Yarbro Razorbacks 27 to 0. Ralph Eugene O'BVien and Sk,elton, . Green Wave back.?, sparked Sudbury's win wh:)e Wheeler Gracey and Da'.my Edce- mon, backficld stars for the Ka- zorbacks led their team on offense Yarbro was hampered by several of its starters bci'.ii on Ihe ovcrconiD the slim lead held by off too strongly " I visitors. Prolhcr and Busby led thc set the stage for Ihe 1 Legionnaires scoring with 12 each storm to Wow over when he en-' whllc Tillv BIK| Ho^uan paced tercd a blanket denial '.hat (ho 1 Joncsi>oro with 11. Man O'War Has Birthday lers during a. Dodger-Yankee ... hibition game in Havana. ' This news didn't come oul of the meeting officially, but it was, learned beyond doubt that Ktckey °' Wni '. his public calls him Big Snycier did dc "y thc wllolc aff!lir <-.»^ e ' "ad been accused by MacPli.iil saying those Ihings flainbuoyant Yankee of t!ic LEXINGTON, Ky.. March 20. <UPi—The old chcsliml beauty Is down in thc record books as Man lied and his handlers allccltonatsly refer to him as "Pops," but wnnt- cvcr Ihc name America's most fa- about ic • " — .............. ^*.^. .1 M.UJV i.i- president 1 mous " ntl ''olovcd thoroughbred VMS along with his manager. Leo the 30 ycnl ' s ol<l tocli 'V- . Dnrochcr anil Harol- 1 Parrott ' All<1 for tnc hors c who comp the road sccreUiry of Ihc nod- B r f'>tcst record of them till gers. Cliandlcr rushed from yester- who compiled >0, slarls, il was jusl day's session saying "there is "FOR * ."-' '~ <• everything In ;UNIED 1HSURANCE We Guarantee • RECAPPING | with ! Hawkinsoo Treads ! Let Your Next Tires Be i GENERALS j Cost More — Worth Morc| MODINGER TIRE CO. j Ill) E. Main Ph(ine 2201 J I due to illness of play*r=. Next week's schedule finds Ihc Yarbro Razorbacks meelin^ Central, Ihc Bulldogs playing Calhn'.ic and the Green Waves taking on Ihe Lange Wildcats. T\ e league standings are ns ;oUcws: vicloricf in 21 another day. •Tops, you know, is felting up in years." said Pat O'Neill, the manager of Faraway Farms, "so we're Team Catholic Central Green Waves Bulldogs I-ansr. Yarbro won lost pel. 1.009 .MO .509 .500 .MO .Ouo statement that developments came out In the hearing "which I want lo look into further." last season under Ihe present name while in 1944 and 1045 it won as thr Convair quintet. •Atlanta, thc Golrolumcs and t\vo teams from DCS Moincs, la., the A. I. B.'s and the Home Federals.) were seeded for the tourney. Thc two DCS Molnes clubs fought for) third place last ni^hl with Ihc' A. I. B.'s. winning. 31 to 28. CHECK WRITERS NOW IN STOCK! SAMUEL F. NORRIS rrin(crs Stationers Across From City Hall ycslcr- <liiy, Mls 3 Klrhy tiostcil n >c(jr.. 1-W for llii! first 3'J holes. Putt.v Berg of Sun Antonio. Tex., hud :i 7n nnd took second -^incc «u h 153 while dofnxiini.! i-hiiinj;lon Louise Suutis ol Llthlu Sprius. On., scored tin B;i, 10 si re k R.I over hnr opening round,, to hold third oliice wit.ii 1-55. Mrs. llahu nidiltksou Zulmiliis ol Denver, Colo., who scored' n clean swccii of earlier inculs Lhln season, hnil mi in nnd u ivvo-i'ound lotnl of 15». HIGGINS 17 Foot Runabout With 92 H.P. Chrysler Marine Engine Now On Display at LANGSTON-WROTEN CO. Broadway at Walnut J. C. ELLIS Jr., Dealer Phone 614 ATTENTION, FISHERMEN! Opening My Bait Yard Friday, March 28. Will have a fine lot of Minnows C. R. Collins Hroprietor The DIXIELAND BAITRY 511 Chickasawba Avc. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! KtservctI Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday ADULTS 'lac — CHILDREN I5c Monday, March 31 (fax included) BOX SEATS lac EXTRA TAG MATCH AL GALENTO vs. JACK MOODY versus LEFTY PACER vs. CHRIS BELKAS .ALSO 2 7-FALL, 30 M/NL/Tf MATCHES LEFTY PACER . I CHRIS BELKAS VS. JACK MOODY . AL GALENTO PAGE; A s k ,«f CERTIFIED Grade 'A' D. & P. L. 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