The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 6, 1950 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 6, 1950
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IKWPAY, 6, 1950 Tribe Will Meet' Mohawks First Leachville Game Friday to Climax Tough Cage Week BlytheviUe High School's chlck- asaws face another tough week on their home court this week, ;.wo District Three poivers, PIggoli, and Lcachvil'e. The Chicks start Ihe week off tomorrow ni^ht playing the PJ K _ foil Mohawks on the Haley Field gym court and then Friday night Leaehvilles powerful Lions Invade Tribe* * f ° r another crack al "« Three games are on lhe slate for tomorrow night with the Squaws and the Paps also seeing action. The f aps ("iV 0 * to aveni;t ' lhcir o»i.v 10, a 01 ine Feji.son when tiipy meet Lcachville's unbeaten juniors In to- iiKirrow night's first game In the second till, Coach Donna Johnson's girls will mee'l Ihe Pigott sexlet with thc Chicks ami Ihe Mohawks clashing in the fea- tu-e game. . Figgoll. alMiowsh not loo highly i poa rrJort I« ii:_j -.; _ . "fc>»»i,v Dislrict usually cnm'es up with a good tc^am' vea7 \vltn ye<t '"i" ° h ' C — lwicc las 'both outings. onous in Two Tilts Friday Only two games arc on die sche dule for Friday night with th Chicks and Squaws meeting Leach ville teams. It will be the sccon, meeting between Leachville am BlytheviUe and the homelings wll ibe raled underdogs in both en ^P counters. The Leachville teams were vie iorious in the first games. The Lions are currently rntci as the top team of lhe district anc mii of the best In the state. The have won 18 games so far ihi season while losing only once tr Lvrn. Last week they avenged tin, low. by trouncing Lynn handily on the Leachville court. Alter this week's games the Chk-k will have only seven tilts rcmainiiv on their schedule. Next week ihc'j return the Piggott game and Ihei go lo Dyess. The following week they are scheduled lo go lo Wcs Memphis and then return to closi their season with West Memphis Ad in between those dates the'} have a postponed game with Manila to make up. Keiser Girls Play Today in AAU Tourney Keiser High School's girls basketball ieam wns scheduled to meet Atkins at 11:30 o'clock this morn- iii? in its first round game of thc 19-10 Arkansas AAU tournament at Little Rock. First round play in the gi,-| s ' division of the annual tournament got underway yesterday and wm wind up today with defending champion Greenbrier meeting Six of the 31 teams entered in mis year's tourney were knocked out of the competition yesterday and only ]6 will remain in the running after Monday's games. The championship will be decided Thursday. Yesterday's results: Titckerman 37: McRae 27. Griffiihville 41; Robinson 30. HunLsviile 42; Marvell 'I Fhppin 63; Redfield 48. Hartman 47; Dixie 36. Des Arc 38: Deaf School 32. Barnes today: Nine College Teams Appear Set for National Invitational By Milo Karuell T NEW YORK. Feb. 6. (/P>—If they don't fall apart in the next few weeks, nine college basketball teams are set for bids to national basketball tournaments. The nine which have soort enough records today to permit invitations to either the NCAA or national Invitation tournaments arc: Holy Cross U7-0>, only major unbeaten five; Ohio state (13-3), Western Conference leader; lirart- ley (ia-31. Missouri Valley co-leader; Arizona 117-31. Border Conference hlghi-ider; Western Kentucky (10-4), North Carolina State (17-3, Southern Conference boss: Loll-' e Island U. (is-2); CONY U2-2) and! St. John's (18-2). Of the fumlisls m the two major Film of TCU, Porker Game To Be Shown film of Ll'e highly controver- - A si'il A, k:\nsa.--TCU 'football came las', fall will be shown here tomorrow night when John Barnhill, athletic (Mrectnr of the U. of A., inlro- affairs. Erratic Hollywood "' Continued from page 6 >nnic professor., a t Harvard ^ crc man,,, s newspaper headlines in an a"Ttimenl OV( . r lvtal t!m>|i-Boo|,-a- »u«l> meant and whctlirr it shn,il,l efficlally be included i,, the K., ? , ' '• 1 "s:ua R c. They askfil Helen "" '' "'""'• tournaments last year, not one'has yet cinched a bid for the March .- Kentucky (16-4), which beat Oklahoma A. A M. for the rvCAA crown, has three major southern competitors in North Carolina Slate. Western Kentucky and Louisville. The last named quintet dropped Duqucsnc' from lhe unbeaten ranks Saturday night. A. *: M. (ll-6) doesn't expect anything this year. C'hamps May Oet Bid San Francisco 112-5, • defeated Loyola of Chicago in the NIT finals here last March and mny gel a bid as defending champion. Loyola «-ll>, like lhe Aggies, also Isn't going anywhere. Several other teams still arc in the running for the 20 invitations open in the Iwo major tournaments tight quintets will compete in the .NCAA and 12 in Ihe NIT They'll come, with some exceptions, from-this listing of leading O3-2), Ix>],g i s ] ilnt] v a ' 5 _ 2 ') Dl ._ quesne OC-l), CCNY (12-2) arid Midwest—Bradley ua-31 ohir, S'ate ,13-3, Kansas sLte (1°1». Southwest-Ai-izona O7-2) Texas "'A A w 1 " 6 '- Baylor I0 -'0>, Tex(12-0). ' ' 8 -' 0) Bnd Ilous ">n Rocky Mountain--Wyomin . Far West— UCLA (15-41 wish ington (16-5), Southern California 12-4) San Francisco <i2- 5) and Washington Stale 113-fi) About 25 other teams are plavin. good enough ball' to displace 1° leaders in tutun r!tnkin i s e ""Some fine small college lives in •""'»" to Hamline arc BeloH,17 Ihe Ra/.orrwcK's new football Otis no'-cths, lo North Mh••".-.M|,pl County fans. • !•' cd b. sallba. a member of the Chickitsawlm Chapter of the Razorback Bo-iRtcr Club, which is spon- •.nrlinr T-> ,_ .1 -I'",I llt » v^iuu, niucil IS Spoil- .sonn- Dnuclas' 1 appearance here said that after much effort. It was arranged to show the film al the "inch supper nt which Douglas and Banihill will be guest speakers tomorrow night. The supper wEi! 1 I'clrt in the Mirror Room' of Hoi Noble n< 6:30. The 1919 Arkaiisas-TCU ttttmf wi, ihc o e for which the lla/.orback were rcfii-Jmaiideri by Southweslei ConlereiK-e officials for ronehness- wlta-li Dutch Meyer. TCU coacl termed "excessive", since that Urn, however, Barnhill has counter chained (hat TCU p| ayi , rt "just a mush' and asked for n re-heurin on (he charge. Coach Douglas and Barnhill wi •me to Blythrville from ' Osceol where they will address member of the Osccola notary Club to morrow st noon. No film will b shown at the Osccola appearance 2), Marshall (U-3i ilalc at Indiana ngton State. Vane sienn :ie Ohio . Wnsh- L LC nuV UU Kansas nt Oofo- Okla'hmn!; aT'lo™ '""' M ' lU Urakc ' Wa S hing S to,i°"st S L)"' Wkconsi 0 MichiEan State, Tula'ne al Mis .ippi. Missouri at Nebraska. Tul- oming. 51 ' J " U ' S a ' Id Ulah at V Arkansas Tech Sole Leaders In AIC Race LITTLE ROCK. Feb 6-( fcansas Tech has a good chr taking the 1350 Ale; baskelba' crown with an unblemished conference record. The Worirler Boys haven't lost a loop game this year and have won la out of 15 games they've played since opening of thc basketball season. Tech overcame its biggest, threat Saturday night ;„ deieatin^ the .strong Arkansas State College 4D-45 The o'ltcomc 01 that affair put the Wonder Boys in luidisnuted firsl •armer Gocj on Trial For Slaying of Sheriff MARSHALL, Ark.. Pe b. 6. (AP)_ ont Bl ' y ?"- - •"->- c: "--"W farmer, c t on trial here today for the •*'. shootiiiR of Seaicy Countv iwnff Doyle Smith. J Sheriff smiih died in a Lit oA hospital last Dec. 7 from sun- hot wounds suffered in an exchange of PMtoI shoLs wilh Brvan on the lowntown streets of Marshall Dec Vidow Sues Dy ap Manufacturer NEW HAVEN. Com,., Frb.-6. (,!>,-. vM^^X^'l I Mrs. Martha s Tri°,chm n ,in ,,r "•""in,t R |h*' Ark ' h ?* «'^ «ii[ Bailey olfercd her [ j|*[|>' J 1 ' Slmsbnry, seckin™ band. J. Vnvicr t The COTl^t•^^•lin^ i „.. - T-_..was killed "k it means 1 just ate "I thi radish." Barnum and JliOOO a week to make '<>«<•. singinj; Irani ato;: an eje- Pnant. Brt Hierc just wasn't time for everything. circus dynamite blast at ,iu did " ft- \ . . —- •" " M.vijniiiiie oiast at •vas fantastic." she sa.vs "But I !i', s ,'" nc 'marry 1" Choclaw County loo much When they pay | ° K jahoma. while using a fuse manu-' '»S el S u£. ta lhe biB cillps rrom lim^ 'cl 9 ' shc " la »'ie<I foi the third ll" ^° hari Jllst divorced No. 1 £ hen she hit the big lime. Husband NO. 3 waj ._ an( , js Dan a .n!? ? a , ni< 8cs Henly's Grill at fifilh »na Columbus Aye. in New York. Sri™ £!unc Dan Hca 'y to who "i He en sang "I.Wanna Be Loved by tf" in the Broadway musirai 7? ood . B ° 5 ''" tack In -23 He was in actor then. , Hnn» t001 ^ HClCn I0 Wars and * Wfn v, d husb a«rt <B'll Girarri) ,hr ? 5 «' madC "P ' hCr rafnti tha ' Dan y Wanlcd ld bc IovcH by FOR SALE , < ; i0 " cre1 ,%«'«r(», 12 | nfh i,, 4s |'en. Plain nr reenforced Also « ?Z ; Hamnf BI « k « ch »p« <h»n tumbrr for turns, chlrtu-l, h^^!' , r " lmp hAl ""- ««"»•» houM^ lnat , he-s Vpe C.I1 n f w frw ^fln,.,^ i ^ OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. l"bon« »1. L- •"'•- 1 S"-'>icK happened two The \Mille r«:n has several cames on tap before windinpr i.p the race most ,)f U-icm arc with other circuit incr.ibers who can be rmintcd on! of the title ciiase. But lo walk off with t| ln championship, (he Wonder Boys have o play State in a second game later this month and meet state Teachers, still a serious threat Oua-sila. which starlet! rolling early hi.t has fall™ by the wavside visits Tech Sntmlny nj^ht A 'noi'-' ':onfcrcncc till with Delta (Miss) State and an enrom.ter with lowly Hcndrix runs out this week's pic- . The co"feience slaniiuurs: Ten,,, Arkansas Tech Arkansas Slate ... State Teachers ... Ouarliiia Ozarks ..".'...".'.['. Arkansas A^.^I Magnolia AitM .'. Arkansas College Kcndrix ...... .'.' >Iendcrsnn Little Rock J. c. 4 4 -I 7 3 7 3 B 3 0 1 14 I'll. l.(ma .875 .two .C3S .63(5 .6flO .3C4 .301) .273 .2 r 'fl .067 Mo-Pac Depot Entered C10ULD, Ark.. Feb. (!. W,-Tht Missouri Pacific Depot was cnterai here last night in the. third of a sc- ties of recent Sunday night burg- rics. Aqcnt A. L. Butcher said intruders took S22.!)5-thc day's receipt —Iron) thc inilroad station. He discovered Ihc uumlary whrn he arrived for mirk IJiis mornlnii,'. Aggies All Alone As SWC Leader Razorbackt Slid* Into Third After Defeat by Baylor DALLAS. Tex., 5-cb. S. <AP) _ strange looltin? Southwc.,t Conference standings'- j, 1st o ,, e team on top-may return to accustomed confusion tomorrow night Texas A. nlld M, now ilolle in (lie lead, takes on Southern Methodist, al Dallas tomorrow while Texas Christian meets the Texas Lou.', horns at Austin. A combination of TCX:IS and Southern Methodist victories will throw the race into the same soil »' Innsle It was in this time last week. Baylor learned up with Texas A •inrt M. lo .straighten out the con- on last week. Last Friday moin- "15: there were four teams deadlocked for first—Southern Mvlho- dLst, A. and M., Baylor and Arkansas. By midnight, Saturday ju« A. and M. was there. These results accomplished this: T.-xa* A. and M. 56. Baylor 45' Arkansas 51. Texas 31; Texas ChrU- tian 51, Southern Methodist 45 and Baylor M, Arkansas 42. Only iwn other games were plavcd to «;cefc, both non-conference Oklahoma beat exas. 55-45 and Texas Christian dumped East Texas State, 48--H. Razorb.-icks 1'lay Tonight Arkansas plays a , iion-confcrcnrc game tomrhl at Little Rock ami tnen conference play begins. Other loop tilts this week Include Buvlor vs. Texas A. anil M. Friday, and Rice vs. Texas Christian and Southern Methodist, vs. Texas Saturday. Baylor's victory over Arkansas was something of a surprise. The Razorbacks the night before had Tcxa tm ' rit; f0rm hl rolli »B over A. and M.s present position is causing Aggie supporters lo'start dreamin 8O f the school's first basketball championship in 27 years lhe IB.SI time the Aggies won ihe title aws in 1923. Joe McDermotl, Rice center, continues to pace season and conference scorers with 274 points for nil games and 9fl in conference action The standings: I'liMISCOT TOUHNTV |.'ivm(i'rr«j r-« nly established as , \^ J | "' , ^ «r.v.l.e t,,day. They nre (Ilm , uv ,, i oT h «•> Melirle. Mcadc, Bookoul, '" ~ Courier .NVws photo ^« C»™''™v,ne Mi,,, Schoo, Timers have ben, ^^ ' < " UTC "' °' i "" rc A and M TCU . .. Arkansas Baylor . SMU . .. Rice . '..] \ and M TCU . . Arkansas . 3aylor Texas . . Rice . .. All Games W L Pet . 4 2 .<!B7 . 3 2 .000 4 3 n7l . 4 3 3 3 . 2 "3 . i a .571 .500 .4ft .16' Gefz and Knox To Meet Riiey And Gardbaldi Three performers on last week's wrestling card return to Memorial Auditorium to bailie in (be lau malch feature of the American legion wresting bouts. Al Oetz. who made his inllial j appearance in Blylhcvlllc lasl week Ralph (iiirabiildl and 'iv> : njiev - A iu' constitute (hrce-fomths of toli'ight's inaln event card. Tlie fourth grappler In the match will be tough Buddy Knox. G-:l-/. and Knox will pair up against Garbaladi and Hil- CJ'. Tonight's bout. cxcc])l for thp appeaiance of Knox, is expected to he a recap of last week's rough Caruthersville Negro Boys, Girls Teams Defeated CAKUTliKIJ.SVlLI.E. Mo., Feb. r, affair with a young grudge 7 10 Malvcrn vs. Clititon al 9 a m Van Burcn vs. Pcrryville at 10:15 a m. Keiser vs. Atkins at 11:30 a m Glcnriale vs. lice BranchvC cmf Ward vs. lice Hranch at 1:30 pm. Glcndalc vs. Marshall nt 2:45 pm. Bismarck vs. Hazen at 4 pm u?"" 1 ' Itla "' •>! a * a!:i »c at f, pm. pm. . ne a , Hardy vs. Hartford at 7:15 fiimtsville vs p.m. Greenbrier at 9:30 New Madrid County Meet Opens Tonight Ky .lop Carter Courier News Correspondent POFiTAGEVrLLE, Mo. Feb. 6— he New Madrid County basketball onrnamcnt will open tonight with ortagcville nieethig Gideon tn thc urtain ra.Lser at 6 o'clock. First seeding was given to Port- gevilfe and second to Moichonsc efcnriing champions, in the second ame of the night, Morchouse mccL> ratthews. Lilbourn plays New Marid in the final game a t ij-2o. Parma will play the winner of he Portagcvlllc-Gidcon game Tu •itlny night at 7 o'clock and Marson will meet Canalou at 8:30. Kewanec takes on the winner of h e Morchousc-Matlhcws game 'ednesday and the winner of the en- Mwlrid-Lilbourn game will play Risco at 8:30 that night. Winners of these contests will advance to the semi-finals and then to thc finals which will be plays Friday night. The tournament has been moved back to Risco this year. It was there the Bulldogs aon the crown for the first time In IB years in 1948. It was played In Parma last year. The Bulldogs of Coach Vie Reaves have won each of 13 games played this season.' BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING , 0 l-OW.KS'l ADMISSION )>HJCB ANYWHKKKI ^^ Reserved ScMs on Sale a. I he ,.o K i ( ,n Arena from 6 p. m . K v*r y Mond ay Monday, February 6 ADULTS 5()c - CHII.OKKN i&« New Slarlmg Time 8:00 ' liOX SEATS 15c KXTKA TAG MATCH eloped during last week's bout as the highlight. -Last week, cicta teamed with big Jack Moody :,- gainst Gaiabaldi the bout nihy ami was a free-for-all affulr LilK>llll Hi;Mo. Thc sh-ls while the NO dropped r night tu , Sflioul, Pemiscot Cage Tourney Opens This Afternoon rleslon, j£r, wen: defeated, 24-20. •s ln',1 an overtime tilt] Washington held n first quarter edge in the boys came and was lending 21-14 at the half. However. Lincoln pulled up even III Hie third quarter and tied the dime M-:i2 at the end of four quarters of play. Aklerldge with 11 points Jeti Wnsh- ingloiAj sirls while R. staplcton ai.d R. Uuiu.s led the boys nttiick with J2 points each. both in and out of the i-ing. Oetn is a veteran toughle ,..„ proved himself not only a good disciple of rough and tumble lactic: but also a rugged opponent. ;i c am Knox wrestle thc same nnythiiiK- goes stylo and may prove 'a lea problem tor Gnrahaldi and Hilcy In addiiion to the main event two one-fall preliminary bouts nre also on the card, will," Oarabaldi meeting Get* in the first and Knox battling fjilcy in [he second The first bout is slated for 8 o'clock. Norwcy, Sweden Skiers Set Pace At Lake Plcxid RUMFOniJ. ML-.. Feb. 6, (AP) They award only individual liltrj; in the world .<4:i tham;)lor.s!iiiis but if they did determine a tc;,rn litin it would he exactly sis you (inured —Norway and Swede!) are far out In front. With four of the five events In the nordic phase of thc ivnir.-; ,un off. Norway Is loading with 41 I 2 points on a basis of lo-B-<l-:i-2-i. Sweden is second with 34. followed by Finland with 22. Thc United Slates is fourth with 3 1 2, Priincf fifth wi'h 3 mid Canada sixth with one. Ddtmark Switzerland. Yiisoslavla and Austria still haven't rcgistied a jmliit. That tabulation Includes th-: Jump, tn which four Norwegians broke Into the scoring at Lake Placid. N. Y , and the lO-Stiiomeur (25-mile) relay which Sweden won from Finland here. Both events were decided yesterday. f Only race remaining 0,1 Ihe program is the 50-kilojnclcr 131-iuilo marathon today. RALPH GARABALDI and TEX RILEY versus AL GETZ ond BUDDY KNOX Also 2 1-Fall, 30-Minute Matches Garabaldi vs. Getz Thousand« have been' helped by this famous health w*tcr. No! a laia- ', Hit. Try it tor the neit |' few weeks ... see how it | «n«y help you. I, A4 Your Docfor Ahevt s MOUNTAIN V*UEY \ MINIHAL WATIH I i Crosstown Whiskey Shop K 119 So. Division, Bljlhcvlllc ''.;_ The National Geographic Socle lie body cavities of <;fi ^,11,,^ "••-> V.II.IIH .1 ui Sdl Slugs •snipe i!s enemies. • .' . VJ Li^t ^ilJIIL-.-j l() IH> leeled off |,, CarcthcrsviHe iirmory' Dyess vs. Manila Tomorrow Night Seminoles May Be Surprise Team as Tourney Draws Neor ,,.°!;T B " Cl 'P" in - Mi «issippl Colin, i> narrows down lo the nub thU week as teams slart on the lart Icgof Ihelr 10.10-50 seasons * With the county Lniirnntnent nnl* ±, "''IL" "™* ".»''». >*Sln con! Only MS „„„,„ sre c A morrow mitht that will i nm i ve cl ° , ":•"»•" '.'"" only one ^inhea, op". V ^ , hrlt °" e wl " s "" 1 Coach i ns "'"'""r to l>-'«'«l Bulldog aii.ii >sl Hie disappointing Osceol* Scmm.ilos in the feature game of » twin bil: at, Osccola. * firs!' 0 !"" 1 , 1 ,""" 8 "" Vc bfc " "*<f«l 1)1,1,1 '"co'ity tournament ]>Jiiln'!s winch Osccola evofc'n,, "i DID power tea,"' thK^ ' ««'l-d. «.„ mauyVoX naic fa -cd to reoxfiilze that action h V 7, t 'V lllt " s " Wi " <: '' "" s "'"- >w „ i , " lol """">™t-" Tonior- VS™,,!; 1 ' 1 "' CO " W " mke ° r '•'ixora Vs. I,i:pii,,l o Tux,,,-, n,,d ,>,,„.« are f|]c , ,i r ' : ','" S " lat h " vc '"^ «"e- .Hi'tl fur tomorrow night hu( . [„,,, P«-«C ( S will have little bearing o£ In other Kiimos scheduled tomor- w nlBhl. lilythcville's C'hlckasaw, ; 'PI OS !/° thc vlsUI "B Mohawk. I I'lBRotl i,,ul Lcachvillc goes U, aingoiild far ,1 S nme with Couch. •Sandy Sanfbrtrs Bulldogs. Ad ion will hit full stride Friday "'i:hl with just about every team Bcfing In the act. •I IK iii.xlllncr Here will amain In- cliB Ullson. on that night Ih, D-Hldoas stay nt home to play Coach I.'-e Adams' n.xorn Panthers »n(t lanthereltes. In two meetings thl* season Wilson and Luxora boys' teams are all at e game ., Cooler and steclc, mci inter this alternoon at 3::)o, The ti',,,1 me ,,r lnc 0|)cnir , K , will comr: on lonlght when face cnch other at All are hoys gnincs. The first glrlf' gamt will he ph.yud 'n,esdny nii;ht when Holland meets stcele at 7 o'clock. Haytl :,nd Ciinilhcrsvillc, two of thc-slroiiRer teams In the tounm- inrni. wllj n,,t see nclion tonlghl, The favored Tigers will take the, court at 9:<I5 p.m. Thursday and liiivc tfi-.iwn Briigs Cily as their Tn other Annies Friday night. Marked Tree visits Osccola for a pair of contests, Shnwnce goes to Ty- roiua. Lepaiito Invades Dyess and Keiser (nil 'entertain Manila. The sea slug defends itself by i-aslhiK Us Bclatin-likc insides at It. foes, growing a new set. first opponent. Ilayii drew a first round bye and won't see action until 7:ls Thursdnj when it. will take on the winner al the nrcrliig-I)rar,galoclo game. Semi-finals will be played Friday night and boys anil-girls final! will get under way Saturday night. f,rri Brewery Company 1.5nUuI ?i MlM«,,,rl >, Illinois

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