The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1945 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 8, 1945
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PAGE EIGHT _' BLYTHBV1LLE COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1945 Chicks Defeat Sieele Cagers . Blytheville Girls Also Triumph Orer Missouri Team Jack Is Nimble- The bo>s' and girls' basketball teams of the Stecle, Mo , high school received crushing here last night at the hands of the Bljthevllle High School teams. The Chickasav,s defeated the fcflssourlan boys, 62 to 23, but the EirU 1 game was evenly matched with the Blythe\illc team ahead, 25-21 Starting off «ry slowly, the boys' game ended \Utl> plenty of action. Ho* ell, Stecle forward, started the game rolling when he hit he basket and the visitors ran the score up to 1 to 6 before the local boys began clicking and the score splraled to 26-1S at the half The locals dominated the second half while hitting the loop for 38 points and holding the Mlssourlans to 8 points . Lynn Krcteh. sK-foot, four-and- a-half-inch center, led Blslheville under the basket with 17 pa\n(s He was followed by Ben Lancashire \\ho looped 12. .,..,«. The girls' game was tied 7-1 at, the first quarter and 11-11 at the half but the Chick lassies forged ahead with Bonnie Ball, forward pioung the difference by scoring IS points Lineups: Bisthevillc DeLoi.g Gay Kretch Johnson Lancashire Substitutes Boys Pos Its F 8 F II C 17 G G 12 t ' Parr, 3, D. Caldwcll, 9, Wilson, 2; Pogue Steele Pos Pis Ston P 1 Hov,ell , F " 4' . Bizzell C , 5 , Oarrard G 4 r Glover G 5 ' Substitutions Young, 2, Burton, Bjassoe, Harper, Russian, Woodard. DOPE BUCKET •1 J. f. Racing Blackout Gives A/ex Barth Chance To Have Needed Plastic Surgery Done On His Hose Park has a talking clock, which'I itomntlcally tells tli e time when I ing up. Foui 1 million people used] he service in one year. Mantis BArns Lewis, P Burton, 2' [hick Paikinson readies up lo (jive 'Kentucky otic of nation's (op lives.' Clever six-footer was All-South-' Vcastcrn guard last season. CRIMSON PUSS Was my fnco-rcd this week. . . • Hardly'had the ink dried'on my nvlngs nbouUhe MlllliiBton U'emi) Nnvnl Technical mining Centers great basketball team, In wlilcli I all but said tlicy were the greatest In these United Stales, when I picked up tlie paper and saw where they had finished ° n tllc short ' cn ol a 64-02 score after an overtime cage battle with the Norman (Okla) Navy five. . . . Even before that I had taken an unmerciful ribbing from University ol Arkansas faithfuls [or coming out. with the bold assertion that the elongated Porkers would run second to tlie "Helicals", If and when llicy ever meet Of course, my prediction was bused on their show- Ing as they dropped a 49-40 decision to the crack Oklahoma A & M Cowboys nl El Dorado recently. ... My friend, Cecil Wroten reminded me that the RriKorbncks whipped that same team the night before at Little Rock. . . .' Then, loo, Thomas R, Ivy, .efficient, erimendcnl-coach at Gosiiell, recalled that the University of Arkansas scored In tlie 80's,to beat , the Blythcvllle Army Air . Field j Pliers, which gave the BornbcK all j they wanted early in, tlie' season I though losing by a five-point, margin. . . . Frank 'wliiiworlh,' who Is as well versed In sports as anyone In Blyllicvllle, hod dropped Hie gentle h'!nl thai-he thought.. I «'"« biting off a big Jiunk"hi .'superlatives as I hoisted the torch for the visiting blue jackets., O.. He did admit thai they did look Great, appeared to have., everything that a team should have -lo. achieve ; grcat- '"Would T'like '.'to sec Mississippi County Grapple. . . . I wonder! lint wouldn't It be SOMETHING to yank out a 4-pound dapple, If It didn't, pull you In first! Clubs To Name Candidates For Baseball Post Blvtheyille Conley Hodge i Ball Moodv Godwin Seay Substltulioas' ton, Travis. Girls • Pos Pfe P 19 G G G Bunch, Temperatures Warring- Steele Pos Pis Burton P 9 Christam P 8 Southern P > 4 \ Willinms a; Rejnolds G Stewart . G , Substitutions- Alexander. Referee. J W Purtle; timekeeper, Billy Gean, Berlou, , Hampton Easel Harber. Atlanta . . AilBU-sta Birmingham. . Charleston- . Charlotte Chattanooga Chicago . Inclnnati . lenver . letrolt acksonvllle . 'allahaE'ce . Cansas City iacon . ifemphls . . ness. By United Press Major league baseball executive, arc settling down to clean up the Job of electing a new baseball commissioner. General manager Herb Pcnnock of tlie Philadelphia Phillies say alt the clubs ; have been told ti send nominations for the past I league headquarters in Chicago. Pcnnock announces [lie nomliui lions will be discussed ut a meet Ing within 15 days. Club owners probably will'have tentative selection ready befor they meet. They'll conduct polls b wire to make sure that at lea," one candidate for the importm past has enough support to take the election. The new major league agreement provides that 12 votes out of tlie possible 10, one to each big league club, are needed for election. Supporters of nny candidate could poll both leagues on a "yes-or-no" basis for their man. and the status of all cligiblcs would be cleared up. Observers emphasize that if a man outside baseball is chosen for the $50,000-a-year post, the club must first find out if he'd ic entire string. LOW POKE AS rOACHKK While Jimmie Hastie testifies that lex Barth should have won every ice last year In which he was sec- nd, the handler doesn't believe the hange In handle had anything to o with it. Hasllc points out that Uex Barth as Poacher couldn't rm ast enough to keep warm. He arned only $11,030 in two years fabljed Just one stake. Claimed In August, 1943, Iron ioldstream for S3500, Poacher be amc Alex Barth last February jus icfore he ran a creditable sixth ii lie Widener Cup. In the subsequent eight month ic earned $97,560, boosting hi otal to $110,590. Alex Barth suffered from the sec onds, but helped his sire, Chanc Play, become the leading sire o the year. Expensive Kicking ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. (U.P.)—After watching numcroi pedestrians kick an over-stuffe wallet out of their way patrolma became curious. Upon examination of the wall he found it packed with more tlia $3,000. CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st SI. Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts U15 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. Last Time Today Double Feature "FIRST COMES COURAGE" with Brian Alierno and "PRIORITIES ON PARADE" with Ann Miller Montgomery . Jew 'Orleans . <{ew-York . .. 3 nil Antonio . Savannah Tampa ---Washington . Dallas ____ Jlpuslon Jackson' ____ LitUe .Rock Hi Low . 52 36 . 45 40 . 54 34 .. 51 38 ,.48 37 ..50 34 .. 31 25 .. 42 .. 50 . . 31 .. C3 .. GO .. 35 .. 57 .. • 45 .. 76 .. 57 tlie return ' ehEagemrjnt '. .between °*™'| 5 ,!" Hio "TIoll^olo"."«»ir4 •Mnrmflri . nil! fit, I Ilt -CHH H. Since the regular major league meetings at New York adjourned without picking a new diamond ruler, .sentiment seems to have turned to men now outside the at, Memphis thls-wcek",' beamed with a cerlain-'twlnkle. In'.hLs eyes. . . . He probably giicssed it, but he took the wolds right out of me mouth. . . . And I might sec it, at lhat: . . . Gotta "extra gas coupon, mister? MISSING WOKD It's unusual how much difference an omitted word or two makes In a sentence. . . :. Sometimes it can cate n wrong • Impression, or even mild up a reputation without half ying. . . . Any fisherman will ndily. admit ' that Mississippi ounty, Arkansas Is a paradise for embers of the Isnak Walton clan: They need no coaching to ake such a boast. . . . And that where our story begins. Stumped, Trainer Jimmie Hastic measures Aler^Barth's nose. ' By HARRY GRAYSON more in 27 days. First Fiddle hung up a new standard for the. mile and three-sixteenths at Jamaica for a nose decision over Alex Barth in the But- NBA Sports Editor NEW YORK.—That's an amusing picture—Jlmmte Hastle measuring Alex Earth's nose at Hialeah, where the MUlbrook Stable 5-year-old was caught in the racing blackout. If nothing else, wisecracks tub thumper Everett Clay of the Miami ler..Two weeks later in the Quaker City, Alex Barth lowered the Garden State Park mark; for a mile and n sixteenth. Another two weeks Shrcveport 54 Read Courier News Want Ads. Dodd Will Dsp T-Formation At.' Georgia Tech ATLANTA, Ga, Feb 8 (UP) Georgia Tech's new head football coach,'Bobby Dodd, is quite an en- fergetic young man ^Ith plenty of novel .ideas to ,he!p:.-e!tha\ist that energy , _ , , , Georgia citizens^are^ proud of the fine t'teams'put out'bj the Tech school and they iase their loot- ball seriously. But, Atlanta grid .fans-hardly raised 'an eyebrow last.- week when it was announced that Dodd had succeeded the \etcran Bill Ale\- r cmplovmcnl. ander ' v Alexander resigned- as' head coach at Georgia Tech because of bad health and it's generaliy.known that the veteran grid mentor has leaned heavily on Oodd, his i former-back- ficld coach, during ^the - past!, few years. In fact, Alexander gives much o the: credit for Tech's brilliant, raz zlc-dazzle backficld play to Dodd. Now lhat he's in .the driver's scat Dodd says the highly regarde< T-formatlon will be itshcrcd in a Georgia Tech. Dodd, a tall, well.built fellow wh made most of the,'.All-America teams when he was playing for th Tennessee Volunteers, says he * go in for any system'that has point,'or "six points,".", i „ . The new Georgia Tech coach says:"You have got to usc'the.VT' It you nant to get along iijs. Ohio State's civilian. t«ani iised it last Fall mixed with a, single Wng formation and look what they did." .Dodd.really has his work cut out .for -him,next!Fall., -There y,hl be just six leftovers from last year's Orange Bowl team. Someone asked the coach if he planned to sprinkle a few breathers through his schedule, i He slyly replied he would It he could .but ."Atlanta foqtba.ll a tough one every Saturday and I guess that's what they" will get.' Whitecappihg Charges Face Two AtBelzopi BELZONI, Miss., Feb. 8 (UP) — Sheriff Nick Carter, of Belzonl, an nouhccs the arrest of L. E. Hick man, former manager of the A. B Jones plantation, on live grant / jury indictments on charges Whltecapplng. - : With Hickman,- a Negro said be an accomplice', was also nrres e5 •> -'•;'-. 1 '.'^'. ;'• .' ':'' The indictments charged Hie man with distributing through th Negro, notes ,on cabins' of Neg plantation ten ants,, .warning fam G6 37 . G4 . 57 . 711 . « . SB . 03 . 54 45 lies to "move in live days or i'lll move, you—with lend." ' -Whitecappliij; was outlawed Mississippi' after the war hetwce (tVsUUrs'.'i". or:!cv to. protect, tl newly freed. Negroes from carpe igfeeib'^lib"'trie<i'to ruii tliem 6 ant,ntlonK in order to buy the lai ^eriply. The law defines whit applng as an attempt lo indu nblhcr person to change Ills lion Until that time National League President Ford Frick was the lead- Ing candidate. Now he has been replaced by two outstanding incn from public life, former postmaster general James A. Fnrlcy, and,J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI. The men who favor Hoover -.advance some strong reasons for' inviting the head "G-man" to .run baseball. . He lias legal training and long executive experience. He knows how lo crack down on gamblers anil at. 50. While the controversy over a new arid, hastily dnshed .off I eommls.sioncr goes oh, the Phila.- ,pl>ie and . /Wishing to stock, up some of he Iln family for his cafe Dick at down ... n order. . • . A' few days passed and no reply. ; . . Then n letter came which read In part: hank you for your order, but-we can not fill It as written. Your order Indicates that you want us to ship 20 pounds of-4-pound crapplc We. have never yet in our 67 years of business had any crapplc that would weigh "1 pounds. . . .The only crappie we have available are ^lipsc that would AT FIRST' delphia Athletics have been quiet ly gathering signed player con. 'We I trncts Conch Earl Mack of the A's say he ha^ 30 players in the fold and expects to collect the others soon without any serious holdout trouble. showplacc, the shutdown will give Alex Barth a chance to have some needed plastic surgery done on ills proboscis. Trainer Hastie wishes something ould be done about Alex Earth's liort sclmozz for it cost Mrs. Lou I. Nimkoft and associates $164,040 n 1944. Every time Alex Earth's iwners see a picture of Jimmy Du- •nnlc they think of the nose deci- ilohs the hard luck champion of .he year lost in four $50,000 races. As though the difference of $123,255 between first and second money n the big four wasn't enough, Alex Barth dropped photo decisions in a $25,000 stake and two worth $15,000 apiece. In 22 outings, Alex Barth placed no fewer than nine times—in the $50,000 Massachusetts, Butler, Saratoga and Trenton Handicaps, the $25,000 Narragansett Special, the $15,000 Bryan O'Hara and Grey La; and the $5000 Miami Beach and Palm 'Beach. So near and yet so far THREE TRACK KKCQKI1S All this happened to a thoroughbred which established one track record and chased others to two elapsed and then the surprising Bon Jour turned In the fastest mile and an eighth ever recorded on the Trenton strip to repel Alex BartV by half a length. Millbrook's main juvenile hope Hal, also had his troubles with th< camera. He was second eight time: in 14 starts. There's a racing superstition lha it's bad luck to change the name o a runner, and last winter Poache became Alex Barth in honor of New York textile manufacturer. I lew of what happened to Hal, som wonder if a spell wasn't cast ove Read Courier News Want Ads. average ...... The, catch',is i.'thisl.'/Dick,;lna'dv.erl- 1 . cntly (ailed to write' what hi?'really' wanted. ... He intended to order 20 pounds of catfish and four pounds of crnpple. .-• .• . 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