The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1945 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHBVILLE COURIER NEWS KKIDA Y,. M AKCI ,9,; i.jM.ij,,: Jonesboro Goes To Semifinals , Little Rock, Warren And Springdale Also : Advance In Tourney .LITTLE ROCK, Mar. 9 CU.P.)- fYnir powerful high school basket' hall squads, Little Rock, Jonesboro, Warren and Springdate, have moved into the semi-finals-of the 1945 Arkansas high schoolbasket- bpll tournament. Senil-tinal round.? were to be played at Little Rock's Cjty, Auditorium this morning, am finals are scheduled to get, under way at 0 tonight. The upset of yesterday's vius Warren's 34 to 31 win ovei the strong El.Dorado Wildcats,ti tiie opening round of the lowei bracket class "A" : division. -The Warren Lumberhcks then move< into the semi-finals by downing the strong North Little Rock Hi 1 ' 27 lo 25. Springdale'moved into th semi-final round by downing Tex alkaiia 50 to 31 and:then bealili Searcy • 33 to 32. Joncsboro stayd In :the running by defeatlnjj.Mans field 49 to 42 and Little Roc moved Into- the semi-finals .with 57 to 22 wiii over Van Bureh. ; In the class "B" louYiiamen Lakeside, Old Union, Center'nidge and Marshall survived quarterfinal piny to enter the scml-flnals this morning. • ', ' Old Union defeated Formosa 41 to 38; Center Ridge toppled Texarkana Heights'37 to 35; Lakeside swamped Marked Tree 54 to ,43— arid Marshall downed Clover Bend 34 to 28. ' i DOPE BUCKET ; Uh the American boys who herd ic supplies to ihc front, Charles tlaled to his mother, Mrs. Blina irowder, as follows: "You probnbly won't realize 11, mnmn, but I have been overseas 29 nonlhs. . . . All this lime 1 have seen kept mighty busy, but one intc stands out quite conspicuously ,bove the rest, . . . One year ago rom today, which Is February 28. re drove In. on the Anzlo bcnch- icad at 4 a.m. under very heavy bombing. . . . Boy, I had to Jump rom my truck, fall flat on Hie ground and lay there until It was all over. "Rtghl above us was a dogfight ictween an American flier and a icrmnn ace. . ; . The American as the winner, bringing down the Nazi.' . . . But thai was the secondary tlirill for me, . . . I nearly jot mine. ... My truck was caught n the fire from the American's jlazlng nuns ami 11 I hadn't jumped just when I did I -wouldn't be able lo tell you this." After sleeping In wet, cold—freez- ing'cold—foxholes, slaying wet and cold for weeks at a time. Charles has been lakcn out of combat. . . . He has very comfortable quarters, sleeps on Army cots, cats In Ihc mess hall on tables, with German prisoners as waiters, and has electric lights where he now Is. ... He 1ms swapped his truck outfit fur the Railroad Supply . Company, which accounts for the big chance for which he Is very thankful . . . His mother, long a Blythovlllc resident, low lives at Wrlghlsvllle, Arkansas. ,ANI)LUBBEK AHOY Seaman First Class Henry Slng- ery, another former local toy. now low both sides of this global war Ives, . . . He has served In the Southwest Pacific and tbe Atlantic which really isn't loo unusual for ;he bluejacket* of Uncle Sam's |iow- rful Navy. . . . Aboard a "tin can"—destroyer to you—Henry participated In several important missions on Ihc watery rend Hint will ultimately lead to Tokyo and had the thrilling experience of bristling action. . . . Luckily he and his destroyer crew escaped without serious damage. . . ..When they got back lo the States the last time he was among tbe,group assigned lo convoy in the Atlantic. , . . He made several trips to the European theatre, which holds n special place in his pleasant memories. . . . But to his sorrow he recently has l>ccn Riven shore duty, one of the tilings a sailor dislikes very much, especially when he has been In the thick of things for as long a period as Hcn- New Conference To Be Organized 9 Arkansas Colleges May Be Represented In Athletic Setup LITTLE HOCK, Mar. 0 <U.P.)- Coachcs and presidents of II Arkansas colleges were to meet at Little Rock today to plan -organization of a new Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference. Athletic Director Ivan Grove of Hendrlx, who will serve as chair man for MIC meeting, sny.s at least nine of Iho .schools will be charter members of the new conference. Preliminary steps were t«kcn by llic colleges last Pall when Ihcy decided to conduct a basketbal race on an Informal .scale. Meanwhile, a Ihrce-innn commit' tee appointed by the Arkansas Athletic Association and the Ark nnsn!, High School Conference wil meet to draw up n prcllmlnarj draft for n new football playof system. The proposed playoff system wll be submitted to the annniil AA/ convention for approval next No veinlier. cctcd to be drawn this month, Ihc oiliest will be held in June at Soldier's Field In Chicago with a ale of possibly $200,000. Cochrane recently received a .onorablc discharge after servlny a iree-ycar hitch in the Navy. Durig lhat lime Ihe popular red ;alred battler uaw plenty of action i the South I'aciflc. The big question now is: "Why •> Cochrane (jiving, the dangerous Robinson n sliot at the lltlc to 0011?" Freddy could get any number of lon-lltle bouts across the country. n fact, since his release from the ••favy two mouths ago he has been ijiproaclied by several promoters lo ippcnr in Ihcir arenas. Sugar Ray. who hus only a «et- >ack al'Ihc hands of middleweight Jake LaMotla lo blot an otherwise lerfcct .professional career will be i heavy favorite to lift Freddie's crown. Why, Ihen, should Cochrane give ilm a chance GO soon. Willie Gllzcnbcrg, manager of the welterweight king, explains It Ihls wn'y: "Freddie promised lite navy bud- tiles that he would bo a fighting champ when he got oul. He Instructed more than 200,000 boys while he was In Ihe service, he doesh'l. want lo let those fellows down." Gllncnberg continues: "Freddie will gel a garantec of $100,000 for his bout with Robinson, cither that or he can take 45 lii'f cent or the gale." Willie added that there would be no strings attached if Freddie loses Ills crown. He says: "Freddie and I do not believe In those rclurn-bout contracts, they are the ruination of boxing." Cochrane' plans to have two or three warmup bouls before defending his title against the Harlem sugar boy, Bob Hamilton led Ihc way yestcr- ] day when they defeated their oppo- I ncnts In 27 holes of match play. I Sncad and Hamilton play Craig Wood and Tony Pcnna In tho second round matches. Hogan, Dudley To Meet Nelson And McSpaden MIAMI, Mar. 9. (UP)— by ran Nelson and Jug MeSpadcn will meet Hen Hogan and Ed Dudley in the second round of the $7500 Intcrna- lonal Four-ball Golf Tourney at Miami. The learn of Sammy Snead and NOTICE Swift's Slaughter House will be closed unlil March 15th, for painting and screening for your protection of good Quality Meats throughout the Spring and Summer months. Leo Swift Reef Cochrane Ready To Face Harlem Star • SUMMIT, N. J., Mar. !) (UP) — The ex-sailor man,' Freddie • "Red" Cochrane, Is going lo-glve "Sugar" Rny Robinson n shot at his welterweight title. That's {he biggest news to hit the boxing front since (icavywelghl champion Joe Louis went Into the Army. Contracts for the bout are cx- ly sitjncd to play his eighteenth major Icnguc season with the Plills this year, wtis best'irtan.' Try This lew Auzinf Cough Mixture An Outstanding Success- In Canada-Made In U.S.A Crcit lor Bronchial Coughs «r Throat 1nit*tion» Due to CoUb TIio Klrij? of :ill con«h mcdlclne.i for COUK*I« or bronchial Irrltntlon* resulting frojii colds In cold wintry Canada 1st Duckloy'a CANADIOIj iUxluro. Kn«L working—triple act- liiK Ulctkloy'a Mixture quickly loos- cna and ral.ioa [ihlcgm lodged in Lhc tube«—clours air imflFmgc.-i—Roottic* ra.ipo'1 raw tissues, otia or two n1|>;t , and worat cnugMiiK tjpiisin cn&cs. You get re.snltf* fust. You feel the effect of IJiiukloy'n luHtaullr. CoinpouniJcd from rare L'nnatllan Pine HiilHixin ami other nootliltiii hPiillnK Innrcillonlrt IJncklcy's CAN- ADIOIj AllxLuro is tHfTcrcnt, from anything you nver tried—nil morli- cation—no syrup. Got a bottlo today Rt any Rftoil ilriiu store. Kulls- fact!on iruiu'fuitceil or money back. BOUUM'S UltUGS New Theater Manila's Finest OPEN 7 KACII EVENING MATINEBS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 1 O'CLOCK . Buy War Bonds (In Our Lobby Anytime) And Keep 'Ihtm! 'THE Friday BIG BONANZA" BLOOM OF THE LOOM ...a hardy perennial from our good neighbors to th south Open 7:00 Show Starts 7:15 Born in Dlytheville. he here with his pnrenls, Mr. fly J. P. FBIEND i. RECALLS INCIDENT Most of us have Iniportnnt nnni- versaries to fondly, remember ry. . mountain peak dates that pack a lived tremendous amount of meaning to and Mrs. Henry, Slngcry. Sr., until our li\es, mostly sentimentalities. . . he wns nine. . . . They moved to For instance, that historic moment Los Angeles where they hnve been when you said "wilt thou""to. the ever'since. . . . But Blythcvillc still little woman and she wilted. .' . . is home to Junior. . . . His grand- Or the time that you-slipped the mother, Mrs. C. H. Wheeler, lives ring on the finger of her left" hand at 313 N. 8th. . . . They received as the minister made you love birds a tremendous tlnill out of a most into one Or that day when recent letter from him telling them they hauled you away to the hos-; that he had been converted while pita! and you had the. operation in New York City one trip and that invariably conies up during a joined the Episcopalian Church. . . conversation. . . . Sergt. Charles A BENEDICT—Frank Mancuso, the Crowder has a very special day to promising young catcher of the St. remember, n day" that burned deep Louis Browns, has Joined the ranks and nearly marked his advent from of the Benedicts. . . . He took the this earth. . . . That dny Is Fcbru- 'fatal leap into matrimony Sntnr- ary 28. ... And there's a story be-' day night when he and the former hind .that.date which sounds like Miss Marlon Faulkner, also of Housa chapter of the Rover 1 boys series, ton, were.married. . . . 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