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WONDAT, fKBKUAKI 13, 19(0 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS . — — ; Q^UHKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS. County Junior Tournaments Open Here Tommorrow Night - - Chicks Lose Not • I t ^v fr , ,i . ^^f ^^r ^^F ^^V • ^B ^B^r £ ^•^P' " Host Papooses ' Are Seeded No. Leochville Second; i Both Draw Byes " For First Round DALLAS, Tex., Feb. 13. W>—The liray Southwest Conference basketball race tonight may take an- The first of Mississippi county's other confusing turn in the drive foin- basketball — ,..„„ Kl;l!> underway here tomorrow night with 26 junior high school boys and girls tennis vicing to represent this county in the District Three tournaments next week. Both boys' and girls' tournaments get. started tomorrow night with play to continue tli day night and a total of 26 games will be run off In that five-night stretch. There will be 14 teams competing In the boys' tournament and 12 in the eu'is. Blythcvllle and Bur- delte sj>on.sor juniors boys' team.s but do not sponsor girls. Five panics arc on schedule tomorrow night and Wednesday night with four ijanies to be played all its gets toward the finish. The two teams tied for the top- Texas A. As M. mid Southern Mcth- odisl—both risk their lofty position. Arkansas, A. As M's foe, stands chance to grab a share of lead If continue througiT Saiurl s^peS °£^£ ^ft t and a total of 9fi unnint: rT.,.* „_,. , . , L.IIV t count on going anywhere in the title chase. other sessions. Play n each se s - TeV.s A "n/M' -,°,n i*'"""' slon. with cxrerilimia or n,. «„,„(. ^. S 1' and M - ai) - so . »'«' ™™. slon, with exceptions of the semifinals and finals, Is slated to start at 5:30 with one hour allowed for the playing of each game., The semi-finals will be played In a morning session Saturday and the finals will slart at 6 o'clock Saturday night. isiytlicville's Papooses, the host team for the tournaments, has been seeded the No. 1 team with Leachville seeded second. Manila was seeded third and Missco fourth; Taps Draw liye ^, Both the Paps and Leachville •brew first-round byes and will not zee action until Thursday and Friday nights. LcRchville will be Idle until Thursday night and the Paps will not play until Friday night. In the girls' bracket, buxora, Osceola, Kelser and Wilson were the seeded teams In that order with all four drawing first-round byes. Wilson and Osceola will /not see action until Thursday night's session and Luxora and Ketser will be Idle until Friday night. Scheduled to open play In the tournament are the Missco and Shawnee boys meeting at 5:30 tomorrow night. Gosnell's girls take on Dyess at 6:30; Osceola's boys play Burdette at 7:30; Missco's girls meet Manila at 8:30 and Keiser's boys play Dyess at 9:30. Officials for the tournament chosen by the Executive Committee of the Mississippi County Athletic Association will be Harold (Trigger) Wall and Roy Ashabranner of Manila and Leslie (Dtlkie) Speck of Osceola. J"op Quartet Of Matmen on Legion Card Tag team wrestling continues U> headline the American Legion's mat program at Memorial Auditorium tonight with Promoter Mike Meroney bringing in four top performers for his program. Hearting the quartet of grapplcrs that will see action tonight are the eldest two of the four Welch brothers, Roy and Joe. They will team up .against toughies Al Gctz and Buddy Knox in the best two of three falls main event bout . The Welch brothers are two of the most popular WTestlers ever to . t appear here. They are both vcteran-s Ark Tech of Mid-South circuits and hav received top booking in a nunibe of larger cities of the nation, (jet made his initial appearance here two weeks ago and his performance won him a return tyloking last week. In addition to the main event, two one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card, with Roy Welch fleeting Gctz in the first and Joe "'~'" v i taking on Knox in the second. Sam Chapman Granted Pay Boost tor 1950 PHILADELPHIA. Feb. 13. (API- Sum Chapman, hard-hitting Philadelphia Athletics' outfielder, has signed a two year contract with owner-manager Connie Myick, at a "pretty good boost in salary." Terms of Ihe contract were not disclosed but one unverified report said yesterday the California!!, who | rapped 24 home runs and batted across 107 runs Ia4t reason, would get $30.000 for the two years. Chapman. 33, had been thinking or retiring but an Athletics' spokcs- """ " IJ the offer to the player f'e<//or Lead SWC It wins. which will meet South- The other game pits Texas against ™ • '"'" Ke lkles appears .settled Texas Christian and the TCU I'to'-s „ S , l15 ' 3 ' ls thc nppnunl have everything lo gain by winning „, ,, „ '" tllc Western Conference Mils onc-a tie for first for one w "'\"'«c uanws left.. Te h: this one—a Ihlng. A four-way tie for the lead was (•'lit in hall last week in soinc hectic action. Soulhern Methhodlst whipped 51-34; Texas beat Texas Christian! 69-57; A. and M. nosed out Baylor, 56-54, in overtime and Texas Christian thumped Rice, fi4-30. Arkansas won a non-conference game with Pittsburgh. 41-36. Joe McDcrmolt of nice hung on to leadership in season scoring, but ))' a slim margin. He has 285 points lo 277 for Texas' Tom Hamilton Hamilton leads In conference scoring. 117 points to 108 for second Place Paul Mitchell of SMU and 107 for McDermott. Four oilier conference games are of Via . WC ° k ' lhC " ext lo last Texas A, SMU . Arkansas TCU . Baylor . Texas . Rice . The Slundinxs: , W. 5 4 4 4 3 1 Pet. .G25 .625 .571 .571 .500 .429 .143 AIC Cage Title In Home Stretch With Tech Ahead The ROCK, Feb. 13. r or tne ISM a e a ball crown is heading into the hnni,. stretch with Arkansas Tech carry- enr leader of rccord ' the pace setter Boys "<£' night However, Tech's Wonder tesu °f ne * h ° f their most tests of the season Tuesday when they tangle with rapidly-improving Bears or Arkansas Teach- It will be the first of two engagements between Tech which has won its last 13 league games and Jeachers, now in third place after a slow early season start With the loop battle standing at the two-thirds mark, the Wonder Boys still have tougi, competition in store. They must go to Jonesboro for a return engagement with second-place Arkansas State and meet Ozarks, Arkansas College. Arkansas A & M and Henderson before the wmdiip. JThe Indians of State have drop- only one conference and - --...^.tn^i. llMj una that was to Tech. With the exception or Teachers, other opponent* virtually can be counted out of the running. Conference Standings: Team W 13 7 10 9 7 7 5 4 9 4 10 3 10 1 14 Pet. 1.000 .875 .833 .643 .533 .417 .308 .286 .231 .071 Ark State State Teaclicrs Ouaehit-a Ozarks " Arkansas Magnolia Henderson \' f Hetidri.x Ark College. L R J C Games this week: Monday—Southwestern phis at Arkansas State. „,,„,„.,„ A&M at Magnolia AAr.M. OuachiU at Ozarks. Tuesday — Hendrlx at Arkansas College, stale Teachers at. Arkansas Tech. Thursday _ Magnolia A.<cM at Arkansas College. Little Rock Junior College at Oiiachita. of Mem- Arkansas S*ce/c Man Assigned To Submarine Work Charles Clay Lewis, electrons ,,,-. " ,? as5 ' »y board the submarine USS CJuccn- fish, flagship of thc submarine force, Pacifio Fleet, according to Ninth Naval District hendquarlcrs Lewis, who was graduated 'l947, NIT and NCAA Eye Hoop Squads Only One of Nine Conference Titles Has Been Settled By Ml Jo Famed NEW YORK, Feb. 13. (fly-Several close basketball races In conferences all over the country Aiding up selections for the NCAA nd NIT tournaments next month. Usually, by the middle of Fcbru- ir.v, at least three or four of the iiajor loops have produced chain pious. But so far only one of nine Conference titles . Add Holy Cross (20-0), an Independent. to Ohio state ami you nave the only two cniintest that almost certain choices for the A. There is some talk Holy Cross may also try for the NIT title Ihc NCAA names its eight tournament teams mainly from conference winners, not inviting the independents very often. That leaves the independents' field wide 0])( . n for the N a S | onn | Jm ,_ tation Tournament, also held In Madison Square Garden. Twelve Hubs will receive bids to this one Champions of both tournaments las season are eligible for defense Of their crovns. However, both Ken(« C i£ <NCAA) ail(l San Francisco <Niri are having it rough this year and scrapping desperately to make the giade again. (•-.?'!» a ," <ltlu!1 ' champion, Hamlinc l^-l), has been invited back for defense of Its NATB crown at Kansas C y. The four-year colleges normally compete In the National Assnc'alion of fntcrcollctjlale Bas- ictball tourney. Aggies Leaders Races still undecided are (leaders ad season record in parentheses : I y (Yae n-5), Skyline Six (Wyoming 21-6). Southern (North Carolina Slate 18-4). Missouri Valley " (Vanderbilt 14-61 Southeastern Big Seven (Cc west <Texas ^A^n^nd" ^va™ u^'y?!?; 1 !lshS"h i° f thC 5ectio " nl leaders listed below-and somc , hat aren . t roefthro?"h™?wo g ma r io' n t iali0nS nients: ' omna- n°il\' Dllr " lcs " e U8-1),' La Salic ll »-f'. and Long Island u (17-21 Midwest—Bradley C'l-3) oiiin Slnle (15-31, Kansas State' (11 M Toledo (17-3! an dlndiana (14-3, ' South—western Kentucky nsUi Kentucky (17-4), North • Ca V ol | n l 1 ' S a e (, 8 . 4 ,, Vanderbilt U4-6, " d William and Mary (16-5) . SonthR-cst—Arlrana /20-2>, Texus Christian (12-7, and Texas A""" WvoKiii' A '°"' lUin - Color '«lo (13-4), **£• ^"'«*'™™* V ™™ ^Far West—UCLA (17-4) mt (13-5), Washington (17-6) Washington State (15-9) '""ai-i^n/h'Sh^'sr™ 11 college list along with Hamline™' 111 Chattanooga Gridders Double as Baby Sitters W,th NCAA Approval (.^A^NOOGA. Te.ll has t c<f mU " iVCrS ! t y '•""'c'hattaiiooKa ner H H P W ' th a " cat thrcc-cor- "eicd idea for hi* football players. The athletic office now functions as a baby-sitting bureau, loo. Jnis is the coach's way of living AKKS TOP HONORS IN l'OI,l,-Ji m Thorpe, that almost "lesell- dary figure of the sports world, at 61 gives a drop-kicking exhibition at the Polo Grounds, Now York. Sept. 26. 1018. Previously voted the No 1 football player of the past 50 years. -Old Jim" became Jhc only double jvmner in The Associated Press poll when 252 out of 393 sports' writers and radio broadcasters named him greatest male athletu ot half-century. Babe Ruth was the runner-up, (AP Wircphotoj Jim Thorpe Voted Outstanding Football Player of Half-Century By llugli Fiillerlon, Jr. vnn w i - , ,«, Vm 1 >«'> « ie Stockholm YORK Feb u. Wi-Tlierc Olympic Games, winning four events llnllCunH D/lnrI f:tl\r<nu ..n....~ (.- ,- __ .. . D »"MI ^..^Jll.1 San and Feb. 13 Moo ,m , , <> «"g up to the NCAA sanity code. The XT, nas approved the project The players will be available for alignments any evening, or for day «»tJ on Saturdays and Sundays 1%0 w *se figure has been set (1 ..? Cr . ap)> y "W™ he will hare to as' n Z h ' S * luad °" P |n "P s « «cll *s Pushups. 'Lincoln' Born Feb. 12"yen Name of 'Charles' SYRACUSE. N.Y.. Feb. 13. (,p>— r c that flUtire schoolnialr 1 ; will nlcKname their son "Abe" Hie baby. Charles, was born ye.s- rf,, > ,'T At>rilhanl Lincoln's Ijirih- fath W ' W "' 1m " d £ ° r a s ' : " u| - ecnm training a t the Naval train- lr >g center. San Diego. Calif. are a thousand good stories—some of them true—about old Jim Thorpe, the greatest all-around athlete of the past 50 years. And. in the nearly -10 years since the muscular Sac-Fox Indian first flashed lo athletic-fame at Carlisle Indian school, it has become Increasingly hard to tell where the truth ends and where excusable exaggeration begins. James Francis Thorpe Is not merely n legendary figure in American sports. He's thc kind of man about whom legends grow. And Thorpe hinNelf seldom hesitated lo add to the fable of Old Jim. Perhaps, in later years, when he found it hard to earn a living, his memory played him false on dates and details. Or maybe Jim liked to make a good story better, too. Taking fact and figure for what they're worth, the sports writers and broadcasters of the United States, participating in the Associated Press poll, volcd Thorpe Ihe oulstandini; male athlete of the lirst half of the 20lh century. They put him far ahead of Babe Rulh, Jack Dempsey, Ty Cobb, Bobby Jones and Joe Louis—all great athletes about whom some colorful yarns also have been told. Second In Track Of the 393 voters, 252 named Thorpe first. 45 named him second and 29 third. Ruth draw 86 first place voles, 118 seconds and 45 thirds. Dempsey was ranked third with 19, 61 and Sfi. In other ballots, the experts also chose Thorpe—now til years old as Ihe outstanding football player ot the 1900-1949 period and ranked him second only to Jesse Owens in track. According to legend. Thorpe was virtually Indestructible; the kind of guy who'd ask: "Who could get hurt playing football?'.' There's a legend that Thorpe couldn't hit a curve ball, a weakness which finally forced him out of the major leagues. Yet Jim was good enough, to remain In the majors six seasons and to draw a 57,500 salary when ?7,500 really meant something. His "lifetime" major league balling acernge was .252. but in 1919 his last season, he hit .327 for B2 games. Eddie Rough won the National League championship thai ye.ir with .321 for 133 gamrs. In the next tw-o seasons Jim batted .360 for Akron In the International League and .358 for Toledo in Ihe American Association. 25 Til's In 1912 Playing football for a little school that usually was outmanncd and outweighed against tllc strongest of 'he big eastern colleges. Thorpe scored 25 touchdowns and a 108 point lolal In 1912. That same year and decathlon at the Stockholm in each competition. Later, when his medals and tro- phise were taken from him because he had violated the strict Olympic code of amateurism by playing professional baseball for SCO a month his defeated rivals refused to accept them. They insisted: "Thorpe won llicin fairly. He is thc greatest athlete in the world." Thorpe also starred In baseball basketball and lacrosse at Carlisle and hud a ning at wrestling. How Thorpe's baseball feats have been amplified is shown by a clipping on file in the National League office. it tells how Old ,Jlm spun a yarn about hittiiiK three home runs 'into three dilfcrent stales during H spring exhibition In the state-line city of Texarkana. 'Hie first. h6 said was inside the park, which was entirely in Texas. The second went over HID righl field cncc Inlo^Arkansas and the third over the left field fence into Oklahoma. 'The iicm concludes: "Thorpe Is rated the greatest all-around athlete who ever lived. He must have been to hit lhat last home run for Ihe Oklahoma border is some 40 miles beyond the left field fence he describes." Hollywood Continued from Page 1 a diamond lira In her hair—Mrs Vanderbilt a ruby tiara, but all eyes were on me." boasted Diirantc "What did you have on' your head?" asked Don Amcche "Popcorn." said Jimmy. "Some guy jn the balcony had a leaky Charlie Isaacs, who knocks out the zanies tor Martin and Lewis- They were doing the life story'of Dean and Jerry, starting with the time the two met as little toys •What's your name?" asked Dean' Jerome Levitch." answered Jerry' "What's yours?" "Paul Crossetti •'• replied Dean. "Ccc," said Jerry. "I ran just see "iir names up hi ligbts— Jlartin and Lewis." All of which just shows you what can happen to me when Tin on my way to Paramount to talk to Alan Ladd. Joe Hatten Signs BROOKLYN. Feb. 13. (AP)-Jo I'.atlc:'., veteran Ictthandcr. si?nc Ills 1350 Brooklyn Dodder conU'ac for an undisclosed amount today. Hatten, 32. won 12 and !o*t cizh Ijamc.s for last year's Nation pcntalhlon League champions. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA \ WRESTLING I.OWKS'I ADMISSION 1'IW'K ANYWHKRK!' Ktscned Seats on Sale a) the l,cjfion Arena from 6 p.m. Kvcry Monday, February 13 ADULTS 5()c — CHII.DKKN"i5c New Slarling Time 8:00 1H)X SKATS 15c KXTKA Inrlil.lrcil TAG MATCH ROY AND JOE WELCH versus BUDDY KNOX ond AL GETZ Also 2 1-Foll, 30-Minute Matches Roy Welch vs. Al Getz Joe Welch Buddy Knox Winners Named In Cage Tourney Deering, Holland Win Boys and Girls TiHes In Pcmiscot County -niukr-tbnll teams from Docrlng nd llolliinn were crowned boys and Iris champions respectively of Pcm- «'»t County's basketball lourmi- lenl which was ended here Gat- NEW YORK, Feb. 13. M>|-Fu- lurc book: The high-ranking St John's u. basketball team, which already has taken one licking that doesn't show on the record*, probably Is due for another tomorrow. . . . The Keihnen will piny „ wheel cluilr came against the "Rollers" of Ihe Bronx Veterans Hospital. Last month they lost to a , the „ nip dell while Holland edged a sornpiiy Huyli girls team by .4:1-11. Doth lasers held 'one-point hnlf- timp margins, llayti wus lending 20-19 at the halfway mark and Warden had a 21-20 ed«c at the midway point. Holland's patlcrson was high fcor- fr for girls in the tiillrnament she- ruck-d un 105 points In thi-r« s . lm( . s for an average or better limn 3-1 [Mints pf]- crnte:,t. McLcoil, Deering forward, had 50 points in four games to leac 1 boys scoring. (Jills (lame lln-tl ^helan 1200 bVaite >cil ' 10) .. Lowell .... Paynes . .., lones Substitutes: (4H) Holland .(34) Patterson ..(1) Pil/.lvjgn (4) KelicY Swindle nnndnn Mi-Crary .O. ... O Hayti — v...i;iijn^rt .;, iVeweese. Holland — McCarthu- 4 Orny and Childers. Floys Game Warden I'M Pos. nil Deerina McCuIlotrgh. a; F. ...nt)) McLeod '''"' <5) P. .10) Richardson Hawks (14) ....C (in Tiooccr Gnllhcr (21 ....O. ... (10) Wright Winkler (2) ...o. (4) ward Substitutes: Warden—Hawkins ]3 Deering—Dugar and Vaughn Rolph Kirter Eyes Bob* Ruth's Mark Of 60 Home Runs PITTSBURGH. Feb. 13. M') — Kiilph Klncr wants with all his hearl to orcak Babe Ruth's home run record this year but he's not. talki'ig much about it. He's afraid he'll jinx himself. This Is the story Intimates eel from the 27-year-old Pittsburgh Pirate slugger. Ralph slammed out S4 home runs last year—Just six short of the Babe's record. His only comment for publication is: "I hope lo break the record and I'd like to. I've, certainly been trying but It's a little tough." "1 ht-pc to have a good year. If I tried to set a goal, it would be Ihe worst thing ; roiild do. I just go on from day to day. If I sr ,i ( [ ^ wo ,, ]rt break Ihe record. I'd just be jinxlnit myself." Ralph was honored last night ns Pittsburgh's most outstanding athlete of 1043. lie was guest at the annual dinner of the Dapper Dan Club, a sports-minded civic orgQutalion. He won the same honor in 1047. The Dapper Dan's citation said Kincr's "booming bat thundered for his four year total to 1CB." Thc citation added: "The Bircco's big boy looms ns a future successor to the immortal Babe Ilnth and cintte a number of experts are predicting Ralph will break Ihe great Bambino's record of (iO homers In one season before he is through." Klner recently signed a two-year contract with the Pirates calling' lor $65.000 a season. He revealed: eral manager) and me about 10 minutes to agree on mv contrart Thc reason It look that long Is thai we rMdll't see eye to eye at the start/' Planes Bother TV NEW YORK -MV- In home television reception, one annoving type of interference results In Muttering pictures. This Is cnuscd by airplanes flying in the path of ihe received signal. Tlic only remedy is lo await the passing plane. This faltering effect Is the one lhat makes possible plane detection in the radar system. Sports Roundup Hurh KullfrtOB Jr. 'Blue Devils Beat Crippled Seniors West Memphis Spills High School 39-35; Pop* Edge Juniors Blyllicvllle's nlling Chlekasaw. sslod defeat for the eighth tlm« :hls season Saturday night when ,hey bowed to the West Memphis nine Devils 39-35 In West Memphis Saturday night. The g.imc was the hesdllner nt double-header played on th» Ci-ltteiulcn County court. In a pre .' may follow Willavd Nixon' to the major leagues, lloehic, a six-foot 185-pound pitcher, won all his Barnes for the Auburn freshmen last year and cinnpllcd a 1.5 earned run average. ... At Michigan they 11 (ell you to waleh luillback Dave Hill, a rangy lad who can run like the dickens. . , . And .from Idaho crimes word .(hut Svcrre Kongsijaard, a Norwegian exchange .student who ski-jumped some 'DO feet last year, Is ready to Jump farther nt Mount .Spokane DrriUhlrm IVrfnrmiiucr When Frank Owens graduates from Indiana U. next Jnnc, he may have lo rim around In circles before settling on a job. . . . Besides being a good middle-distance runner and a high-ranking student In the school of business, he has done spare-time work, as a carpenter cement mixer, plasterer, bricklayer salesman, equipment manager, grocery clerk and electrician, making ten events. Monday' Matinee When Coach Bun Shipley calls out his u. of Maryland baseball sciuad In a couple of weeks, track coach Jim Kchoe will do the work for the first ten days. Shipley believes in running to get the lads in shape before they touch a bat or glove. . . . Ted Collins, the New York Bulldogs owner, doesn't agree with the pro football magnates who objected to the west coast trip Ted. who landed In the western division of the NAFL, stiys: "Lots of people are going to be surprised when they sec the checks we brim; back from two of Ihe be.st football towns In America.". . . . when (and if> Peanuts I.owrey reports to the Cincinnati Reds' training camp March 1, It will be the first time In six years he has turned up for Ihe start of training. n c was a five-year holdout with the Cubs. Cleaning TIip Cuff Yonkcrs Raceway (formerly Empire City) will dish out «240^000 in pur.se money dining Its spring harness racing meet. That's the kind of thing that makes It tough running a county fnlr. . . . Bob OI- shiin, who likely will be Georgia's first string left halfback next fall wants to he an English Icacher after graduation He also has pitched- three no-hit games in baseball which qualifies him to teach the Dizzy Dean version of English. Puzzli-.-: Tommy Hardlijnn, an outstanding b.isketboll player at St. John's school lir New, Hampshire is captain-elect of the football team at Georgetown and was food enough to make the baseball varsity as a sophomore—but he only plays intra-mural basketball. NOTICE IN Tf|R PKOBATK COURT OF MIKSISSTI-I COUNTY. ARKANSAS C1IICKASAWBA niSRICT IN THE MATTER OP THE ESTATE OF PEDRO SALAZAR, DECEASED Last known address of decedent Date of death: November 1, 1949. The undersigned was appointed administrator of the estate of the above named decedent on the loth day of December, 1919, All persons having claims against the estate mast exhibit them, duly verified, to the undersigned within six months from the first publication of this notice or they shall he forever barred and precluded from any benefit In the estate. This notice first published 30 day of January, 1950. William W. Hyatt Manila, Ark.. Route 1 130-2,6-13 STEEL BUILDINGS groin, hay, livestock and machinery Truss-deaf.-Straight sidewalls. No wasted spact. Quickly elected. Variable lengths. C. A. Tont Construction Co. Aulhoriwd Dealer for Bullcr Sfce! Ifui'ldings General Coniracfirtg Phone 896 P.O. Box 83 Blytheville . a pre- llniiniiry game Condi Earl Stabler'* Pnpooses had o."He * scare, hilt * two-point win over the West Memphis Juniors 33-31 To say Mint Ihe Chicks-Blue D«vll [nine was an upset would be trim n one sense of (he word but in nn- ither it could have been expected Coach James Flsliej was forced to ••ic two totally inexperienced plays in the contest due to lnjiiri"< lilch have claimed two members nf his starting lineup and one of hit leading reserves. And a third player •M-.iler Jim Berry was slowed iin lonslderably due to the re-Injury 'f a knee In the Leachville game Friday nleht. Clanie Was Close The same was a close one aU the ;py wtlh neither team ever able i) get a commanding lead, After lie lead swapped hands a couple of times In the early quarters the Chicks held a 16-15 lead at half- :lme. But the Bine Devils took over late In the third period and never surrendered the lead. In sptle of his Injured knee Berry ;tlll led the scoring for both teams noshing IS points. He was followed by Hrnsflcld and Floyd of West Memphis with H and 13 respectively and Charles Ray Wise of the Chlcki with 12. Thc Paps, playing without ttielr regular center Monlroe Holland had lo fight off a late West Memphis rally In order to save thelr wln. The Paps led most of the W«T and at one time held a 10-poln't margin but the Junior Blue Devils closed the gap In the final miniitea Chllder* High for Paps Guard Bob Childers led Blylhe- vllle's scoring with 10 points while Brasflcld paced West Memphis w'th 13. Tomorrow night the Chicks and Squaws hit the road for a return game with the Piggott Mohawks and Friday night the Chicks go to Dyess lor a game with Coach Tom Parks' Dyess Eagles. Junior Boy* Blythcvllle Pos. West Memphis H "VS <G> F <9>. Kirk Gentry (7) .... p.. ;,: r2> Book O'Brien (61 .,.. C(4) B. Maynnrd Childers (10) .. G. (13) Bias Held Langlcy (3) .... o Spicer Substitutions: Blythcvllle — Shelton (1). Hicgenson and Mosley. West Memphis—W. Mnynard (3). West Memphis Floyd fl3> .. Carpenter (5) Scar (21 McKnlght m Brasficld (14) Substitutions Harbour (2). ham (2). Blythevllle .. (2) stlres .. (12) Wise (15) J. Berry (4) B. Berry Droke West Memphis — Blythevllle — Biirn- Pos. . F.. . P.. . C.. O.. O. The first Ice-making machine In the United States was Invented by Dr. John Oorrie of Apalachlcola, fla., In 1850. LEGIONNAIRES. Special Meeting Of Members VI D 1TORY NNER Tues. Feb. 14 Leonard W. Moody, National Vice Commander, Guest- Speaker Legion Hut, 8p.m. Admitted on Your 1950 Membership Cord Concrete Culvert Tif« 5ircj IP lo 35 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sizes np to 81 In. Autnmatir Hood Gate* Concrete Scplir Tn.nks Melal Seplic Tanks Sewer Tile HM! Trices H'« Octtnr A.H.WEBB Hlth*»? SI •! Slat* LlM rhone 114

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