The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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ttTHEVILLE in Gives Up GoacHittg Y oil Pro Grid f earn NEWS ,/' „,.,.. <4c<cepfs Offer Owner of Boston Yankees «y«le Highj School officials; today faced the noccs- '«#>va,Wfl« a vjuw C oac]| for the 1947 edition oi' (he ^*__*>J^ult'ol air announcement yesterrtny by Hill oof bail mentor, that he would not rut urn M ,. ---\uM-roport to the Boston Yankees, member ••national Professional Football Association. Yankee *™——•—T-^— • • ."' *s he is known to p Joe Di dv iner Chih in 1937 and /1L%° e ? ter ' <J " rJn S the foil. eirs he school Godwin also «!vs--a star lnsk»c- ESS""' f ° r ^e ChioK, "ho- f " amea on ttle All-Counly five •<3HAKT,rE Jjos a flavor ...yon eniar ANYTIME. West to the Rose Bowl that your where he vms given the oUrting nodj (IK the center position. In 1943 "Bif Dill" left Georgia and joined tho Navy where he ajutln made football fnme. His net-form- unco at center with the Pi. 1'krce, Fla., niivnl tenm netted him a berth or: the All-Service tenm for liml He catnc out of tho Navy In 1015 and signed his first coaching contract. With the slgnlni; of that contract, "Big Bill" had fulfilled a boyhood njnbitlon to return 10 his home town and conch nt his hiijh school alma mater. Last August Godwin went to Chl- cngo 'to piny In the all-star game there. He drew n starting assignment at center where his untiring defensive play was n great jssct in the nil-stars' rout of tlie Los Angeles Rums, n professional tenm. Conches of several pro foulbaU learns haunted Godwin after his exhibition In the all-star same, making him pood offers to play lor them but "Big Bill" waited ihcm out until he found the oner he really 'wanted. Introduced "T" Formal ion 9evera"l' weeks ago Cecil Is'in-ll, pio football star,'nnd conch of the BtUiptpm Colts,, innde 'n trip to Blythevllle to tnlk to Godwin, but the Chick uigntor tiirned him cluwji; H£ also refused otters from the Miami, So-aha,wks, Ifls Angeles Kims' and the prooklyn Dodgers. Godwin took over ms Chick, mentor when niythevillc's foolbj\il inor- alu was lit Us lowest ebb. He promised nothing nnd asked only one thing, the full co-operation of the plnyers. H6 brought with him from his college nnd service experience. the tricky and fascinntint! "T" forinr- tlon- which he ' Introduced to his 1946 'squad.- The-' chcuigc-ovcL' from the old formation to -the new and unmoved "T" helped his stmnd. He saw his team through .11 luckless and losing senson, winning only three games, losing seven anil lie- ing one. Godwin's successor ns head football co.ich IIHS not been announced- Assistant Conch Firman "Nig" ]jy- mim will, in all, probability,, take ovei--ns head cnnqh unless HlU) vacancy is filled by the school'board between now mid next September Godwin will report to Boston's camp on August 1 to begin train- Ing for the 1047 season. Max Reid, president of the school 3ar,d, when nsked for comment on Conch Godwin's action, replied "I hate to see Bill go but wish him'thc best of luck. I would like to sec nun. maintain contact with the school on a leave of absence Ixisis." C. G. Redman,' president of tlie Chlcknsnw Athletic club, commented:; "I wish him well wherever he- goas. The club will be just .13 Interested In him there as here. Wo hate Bill fioilwi * - * * to lose him, though ''J- V. Friend,'focal «) told c Referee Stops Wrestling Show , Unfair Maneuvers Charged Against Kneilsen, Moody Chris j}ct]tus and Lefty 1'acer fought (heir way to a victory over •Jack Moody an<| Stocky "The Haircut" Kncflscn in last night's fea- cvenl of Projuotcr Mike Mer,'s weekly ui'eslllnU program at the American legion Arena, 'Vnellscn substliutcd lor Al Gal- Wit'), who wqs' .originally .scheduled In,-tenm:.with Moody for •'(he bout but was unable to make bus connections thnt would allow him to get to jjjythcvlllc In time for th'- tnatcli. Knollseri.. and Moody were disqualified In the deciding third full of.'.thQ. Jnjf-,nulch after the two mcahles Insisted on using untler- Imnd tactics after beJnq warned several times by referee Mevoney to slou the unfair maneuvers. The decision came after Moody ...id beat Belkas into submission nnd pinned him with a Strnnglcr Lewis hcadlock and a body pin. Pacer entered the ring lo help the shock to me and will be a sever- blow- to the high school athletic program.." Racing Fans At lyMieville*CabinetShop - 608 No. Highway 61 open for business. We specinlizu in jfcnilding, cabinets, boats and truck bodies. • take orders for cabinets, to fit j-our ose ••We assure you prompt delvery. H. CRIMM G. W. SWIFT NS BOATS \ > 17 Foot Runabout With 92 H.P. Chrysler Marine Engine Now On Display . of pNGSTON-WROTEN CO. Broadwoy at Walnut - J.-C. ELLIS Jr., Dealer Phone 614 >—Racing funs, sqme" 201071 of tli.em, pul $u.4fr$fc 'tfirttish the pnrlmutuci windows at Oak- awn pnrk in Hot, springs during the recent racing ; meet to Set V new all-time ht e h in attondnncc and bets placed. Figures released inte : ycscordny by Racing commission Secrctnry otho A, Cook showed thuS the waeers topped last year's hnndio by more than 51,200,000, while attendance jn ll)4(i wn s only 1GB.936, Cook's analysis of the 30-day meet showed thnt the HnrtmucucI tills were busiest on Dt-rby Dny. the final session tit.q-aklnwn. Pans uct SG95.000 that dfty. , n lono. Tlie other big dn ys weBE|J4,wcek a R Q- Saturday w hen «^(M w*a« W nK ercd. and last Friday, when S50L' uuf)' went down across the line. .^ en ' stftte ' s take this year wns $050.633, compared with only $591- B38 last, yearf-fcoik^s'n-ll.^'n^'siini' includes a. muluels tax, dnllv on- crntlng fees, ndmisslon taxes, I1-. censes and fines, brenknge nnd (he fenlcs tax. WARNING - s:iwba Dlitricl, Mlnsissippi Cnnmy, 'Arkansas. Clara E. Tucker ......... Plaintiff, vs. No. 9900 Aliihin M. Tucker ....... Defendant. Tlie defendant Alphia M. Tucker is hereby ivnrnccl to nppenr within thirty days in tlic court named in work on him before he could hi! of any assistance to his p.irlncr. Referee Mcroney finally mnnnccd to separate the two and "got Delkas out of the rlnc, I'neer returned and for n few minutes It looked as if lie hnd things going his way. Knell- sen mannfjed to escape from the raising pncer nnd tag his partner, ivfoody. Moody entered tho ring anfi, nfter a te\\ -blows .grabbed- Pacer wllh : lht!, deadly headlocfc, Insteqi c'fl anpiylnu pressure to his favorite hold, he ran toward Knoilscn's corner with pnccr In tow. when lie reached tho corner, Kneilsen stuck his foot through tljc ropes and kicked Vaccr 'in thn hoad. Too Much Dirty Wnrk . Referee .Moroney warned the pair tti stop the two-on-oiic tactics but Moody paid him no mind. He eon- Hiuied running to his partner's corner nnd Kneilsen continued kicking Pacer. Mcroney, deciding thp dirty work hatl. gone too far, disqualified Moody nnd Knclben to give pncer anil Belkns the victory. Pacer pud Belkas took the first, fall In 15 minutes after surviving n brutal bentlni; at Iho hands of thp nicnnlcs. Pacer applied n few well placed blows lip. the mid-section with head twists nnd iIpiijK.- thp irleic, ; j , Pacer{-:t^iiil 'proci!e<Ieij to ; lag his pavlnef; BcStaj \vlio > 'gavc''ivCoody a good working over with » few body slnnis nnd n pin to complete the ,r.ound. * Kneiia^h and'MoMy' cnmc back strong In the second fall. Moody eliminated Pacer in quick order by 'ilpplyihg the deiully headlock followed by a neat body pin. Belkas entered the ring against Moody Tlut he too. wns nn easy victim for the much heavier--Moody. H!i< i was pin- the Cijption hereof and nnswer the complnhit of tho plnintifT Clara E Tucker. Dated this 10 day of March, 1D17 HARVEY MORRIS cicrk By Betty Smith. D. c (Scai> 3|ll-18-2r,-.J!l RENEW-POINr FOUNTAIN PEN Just Received — A Complete Assortment of Easterbrook Pen Points If It Is Office Supplies — We Hare It.' ' DON EDWARDS ' I 118 No. 2nd St. Phonfi 3382 BHS Junior and Teams to Enter Coaches Flrinnn Uynum and Pop Mosley announced yesterday that track teams from both junior and senior high schools would participate In the state track meet to b c hold at Little Rock May 2-3. Two entries will be made In each event of Die track meet, Conch Byniim said, with golf and tennis teams accompanying the track team to the slate affair. Golf nnd tennis teams will not be sponsored by the Junior high, Coach Mosley stnlcd. 'Twelve events will constitute the high scliooj meet with only nlt;e ncd In the same fashion. In the two ^30-mlnute one fall preliminary matches. Pacer defeated Moody in is minutes with a rolling rocking chnii split and Kneilsen pinned Belkn.s In 12 minutes with nn Austrian hnck breaker and body pin. '.'Next week's card will find the rcsumiiiK or thr; grudge battle between Joe and oRy Welch nnd Sloc-ky Kneilsen and Chnrlcy Kcene which was slopped last week after things got too rough. The four gladiators w |)l wrestle on a winner tAku all card with Texas rules applying. "in Texas rules, no hojds are burred except those barred by law. Promoter Mcroney .stated thai lie did not Intend to referee tho bout if lie could find a ijuall/Ied substitute. TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 19,17 Senior Track State Events ^"1 £.'11 '','. the .]"'"«'• high hnuh in the hglh school meet are, shot put, discus, high Jump, broad jump, 100 yrti-d diwli. 220 yard dash, 50 yard dash, 440 yard run 880 yard run, 440 ynrd relay. 880 yard relay, pole vault and hurdles The 880 yard run, 440 yard run pole vault and hurdles will not be held in the junior meet. . ' , Coach Bynum stated that he Is trying to obtain, the use of Walker Park for workouts 'fbi;' the track teams. The teams are at present using Haley Field for their practices but due to the smallness of the area, complete workouts cannot be staged, he pointed out. Approximately 12 candidates reported to Coach Mosley for inltlnl practice in junior high track yesterday. Warmer weather will probably bring more contestants out for practice, Coach Mosley added, and It is expected 25 o; 30 Junior boys will make the trip to Little Hock. Race Horses Leave Spa For Louisville HOT SPRINGS,*Ark., April 1. (UP)—onklnwn Park was almost a ghost track today, as racing inter- ests pulled up stakes- and headed for Kentucky. • -. . • Nominees for the Kentucky Derby that will go from here to Louisville include Double Ja, Mel Can Ormaii and Mel. Epple. Reports circulated here were that Bull Tar, fourth horse in the Arkansas Otr- by Inst Saturday, would get a aom- hwtion for tlie Kentucky classic upon an-ival In, Louisville. Handleappers, Ariel Ace and By- menbond arc also Louisville-boun'd, while Sugar Beet goes to Keeneland.- The 20-to-l shot thnt walked off •.vllh the S10.000 . Arkansas Derby, Mis. K. T. Maxwell's ileetrldge, will take the turns at Lexington. Ky. Although the colt has not been nominated h»- either the Derby, the Prenkness or the Belmont Stakes, trainer J. c. Gillem said that Fleetrldge would be raced at Lexington and later at toulsvllle. Earlji^ in the 19th century, Great Britain had more than 200 crimes punishable by denth. CHECK WRITERS NOW IN STOCK!. SAMUEL p, NORMS' Printers Across Prom City Hall SUHoVcs J New theater Manila's Finest 8b»»i KVntT NIOHT Matinee 8*t«rda<r & Sunday B» 0»«a* WM* Uan TIM p.m. Bat-Su. 1 pjB. <••»*. Tuesday "The Fabulous Suzanne" with Barbara Britten amj Kudy VaMee Also Shorts Wednesday and Thursday "Woke Up and Dream" with John Payne and June Haver Also Sekctwl Shorts AHENTION FARMERS!! We have received our shipment of Hoosier-Crost and Super-Crost Hybrids for immediale delivery. Arrange now fo call for the corn you; ordered. We suggest you purchase a sufficient quantity of seed corn as.the supply is limited. SEE US AT ONCE. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main Phone 856 or 857 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today Doiolhj .Guy. McGjire.ani Madison fioberl Miichum . Bill Williams ' • Jduiq S<M> KKO News and Short Wednesday and Thursday "Bamboo Blonde" with Friinces l^anglord, Russell Wude Paramount News and Short Open 8:45 p.m.; Starts 7:15 p.m. Tuesday PAL N1TE "Sign of the Cross" with Fredric March & Claudelte Colbert Serial ".lack Armstrong 1 * Also Shorts ' Wednesday & Thursday 'Breakfast in Hollywood" with Tom Uremia man and BomU GrauvUU; News ot the Day; Also Shoits CARLOAD OF GAIRANGIS! I' • . : ' ' • On Display At Our Plant Building NORTH HIGHWAY 61 i_ You've waited and you've wanted ... now you cqn have the raoge you've dreamed of these many months. Rid yourself of that old. range and have one of these new 1947 models installed right away! Our representative wjH call upon request and estimate cost of installation. While you're getting that new gas range, why not look forward to next fall and hove your heating requirements cared for. We've an ample supply of heating appliances to fill the need. There's no use enduring the inconvenience of this past Winter all over again ... gas is so clean, easy fro use and cheap! Summer lies ahead but the smart person is the one who looks to the future! . May fie Financed by C.I.T. r —ALSO — . AMPLE SUPPLY of HOT WATER HEATERS • FINE SELECTION HE A TING APPLIANCES Buy Now For Next Fall DON'T DELAY-CONTACT US NOW! BLYTHEVILLE PROPANE (0. Highway 61 North Blytheville, Arkansas Phone 527

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