The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 4, 1949 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 4, 1949
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PACK TEM BLYTHEV1I..LE 'ARK.) COURIER NEWS and. hnd things going their way until late in the third period when Sterling Cooper, their artist and sparkplug of their single pivot oBense, was lost on fouls. Trailing by 14 points at haUtlme, the Bulldogs pulled up on the Hur• ricane In the third quarter but gave *ay in the final period. Manila's unpredictable Lions, rated as « pre-tourney dark horse, continued their winning ways last night by ousting the Dyess Englos in a 3931 thriller. The win wns the second tourney victory for the Lions nnd It put them In the semi-finals where they will meet Leachville tonight. Sain Stages One-Man Show Leachvllte's Bill Sain staged a one-man scoring show last night to lead his team to a 61-44 rout of the Marked Tree Indians in the other quarter-final match. Sain set what Is believed to be a tournament record by scoring 41 of his team's 84 points against the hapless opposition. In the Blytheville-Truman mstch, the Chicks were sour and had to work from behind In the first hnlf and then ward off two Triunann attacks in the second halt of the "wnlkachon." In spile of the close score, the game wns by fur the worst of the night as both teams played slow strides and fouled away at each other. Blythevllle lost three of its stnrt- ers and one substitute to fouls and Trumann lost two. In semi-final play tonight Manila will tangle with second-seeded Leachville at 7 o'clock and the Chicks.will tackle Jonesboro at 8 Winners of tonight's gnmes will Meet In the finals tomorrow night to determine the 1949 district chain- pions. Last night's lineups: First Game Manila (39) Pos. n vess , 17) Yclverton <1) ...p.. (4) HiminlirlK Wagner <2> ....p.... p." K*net (fj\ f, ' ' ' ' A Ketcj. <U) Dcnn Thompson Chick Cagers Defeat Trumann In District 3 Tournament and Play Jonesboro in Semi-finals By Gtorge Clark Courier Ncwi Sport* Editor JONESBORO, Mar. 4.-The Blythevjlle Chicks had a bad time of It but managed to scratch out a 31-28 victory over 'ttuimin tn the quartcr- fiasls of the District Three Class A cage tourney here last hlglH. By virtue of the win the chicks will meet the tourney-favored Jonesboro Hurricane In the seml-linals tonight. v Jonesboro moved into semifinal play bumping the surprisingly strong Paragould Bulldogs 55-46 in 8 quarter-final match last nlglit but the Hurricane had to put on a fourth quarter rally in order to win. The Bulldogs outplayed and out-* .scored Jonesboro In the last half Missco B Champs Beat Lafe, 43-19 District 3 Teams to Play Quarter-finals Tonight in Wilson WILSON, Feb. 4.-Shawnee and Marmaduke, two of the favored teams in the District Three Class B cage tournament, being plnycd here, battled their way Into the tourney quarter-finals last night by winning /iist-iound games Shnwnee, Mississippi County chnm- Pions, moved into <|iinrler-finnl p| Py by defeating Lafe of eircene County 43-19 In last nl K hfs fir.u gnme Marmadukc, also of Greene comity Manila — Plecman Substitutions: «ud McCann. Second Game I.sachvljle (64) Pas. M. Tree (HI &«"!.:::::?:::::: ft-ST ^r::::::S::™rf Aaron (3) G.... ( B > BiidW Substitutions: Lcachville _ W il« a "L S J 5) ;. Ma , dls ° n . < 2 >' PI'll'lPs and Third Game Jonesboro. (55) Tos. iW " Substitutions: Joiiesboro — Abef "athy (81, Scott. Sloan. Mathls, and Turn Pnr «B°«ld—McNutt (2), Kourlh Game jumped fordsville 56-30. Peg by drubbing Crnw of CrlUcndcn County City of Neltlclon In other games played last night Wilsons Bulldogs, second place winner of Mississippi county, downed Monette of Crnighend. 53-42 nnd Marion of crltlenrten eckcd out, n 35-32 victory over Dclaplnlnc of Greene County. Quarter-final play in the tournament will open tonight will) four games on lap. Tyroiw.ii of Polnsett County will meet ij\ki Craighcad at 6 o'clock; ., t ^,i- lu ,, of Cralghead will battle West Memphis of Crlttenden at 7; Shnwnee meets Wilson nt 8 and Marion plays Mnrmadukp at S. Scml-flnnl piny will be held to- tomorrow morning beginning at 10 o'clock with the tlnnls scheduled for tomorrow night. > The lineups: First Game . Shawnrc (43> .Pi.s. Vroomnn (17) .p. James <5) p Kelly <5> ,.!..'c.' Coffmnn (4) . G. l.nrc (10) Howe Dowler ... '91 Norton f5l Paiihoret ...<5> Wallis DiMaggio Back 'Home' Joe DlMagRio, New York Yankee outfielder, shown above with shoe and stocking off in the x-ray room of his doctor, Dr. G. E. Bennett alter airivliig at Baltimore. M<i., for a checkup on his heel which is'ailme again. Dr. Hcnm-u pronounced the famous licel okay and DiM-,,, )c turned m the Yanks' sprin e training camp at St. Petmburg, m.'.AP Wircpholo.) Sports Roundup Hush Fullcrton, ii, Gentry (5) .. Frankum (4) Berry (8) ... Hodge (7) ... Duclos (5) ... .. (1) Brown •• (3) Mead ... (8) Cook •.. (B> Bnker (6) Scurlock Hotjan Reported As Resting Well After Operation n, 0 l, aPPrOSeh " lg " ls hei "-t. had made his condition "very critical" The operation performed^ 5t V^" u Z P ^d nt fUrUlCr Cl °' 5 - ^ s '»- eo lJp WeV m' thC nalioll ' s foremost ' " 0t bc "" p a " d *">»""" He Is Dr. Alton Ochsner, profes- 5ftv N SUrg f y Rt Tl " ane p n«v«- sfty. New Orleans. He flew here yes'" d ;>y and almost Immedlr.tely decided to operate. Hejald that the clots came trom Higgins (4) ...O SubstiUitlcms: Shnwnre"—Hoiisii- mim 14), Welch (2), Ariams (2) Bailey anrt Harrison. Lafe—Barrett an<i j. Dowler. Second Game Wilson (S3) pos. Monetlc (12) LnRue (0) ....F )fl , 1in iinrd Forrester (II) F ( 6 ) Skcllon 1. Un'wood noic. ...(I4t Nncklcs Boylw I4> ....G Ml Lnssicer Underwood (lo)O U0> Roccrs Substitutions: Monctle — Huff- stickles. Third Came Marion C15| Pos. nel'platne (32) Bramuccl HO) p <i 8 ) Al , sUn Barattl (10) ...F. K c)leU A1)c " "I c (4) white E>".or (51 ....a (2, Kellem Freeman (3) ..G. ,..( 3 ) lloffstal Substitutions: ^Sinrlon . Murphs-. \\cndell nnd Jennings. Dclnptaiiic —Wright 161. Fourtli Game (SB) Pos. Craw'vllle (30) p (8) Clark Oaugherty (%-, p (IS ) QJ6BS C. (4) Blooclworth _ ° AngcUltl Freeman (22) .O. ,.< 6 ) ailchrist Siibstlt m ions: Marmacitikc—Cup- pies (2V Weaver and Morris. Craw- forrtsvllle—J. Angelliti, jicDnulel and Howe. NEW YORK. March 4. Wj—You hnir expected to (tnd. Dumb Dan Morgan out In Hglith avenue pull- Ing heavyweight truck drivers otf thetr seats nnd asking it they'd like to fight. Instead Dan wns in his usual chair at the 20tli Century Sporting Club muttering softly to iinyone who would listen: "If I only hnd n heavyweight, I'd claim the title. Who docs ,ioe Louis think lie is trying to dictate to tbe public?... He can't, pick two buys nnd sny they're goliiR 10 right for the championship. When Joe resigned that title, he was all through. He's Just another prornoicr now •— nnd he can't, talk...The blBBest laugh that ever cnmc out of boxing was when Jeffries retired nnd picked Tommy Root and Marvin Hart to fight for the championship.. .People Just laughed at him; then a little follow nnmrd Tommy Burns came nlong nnd licked Hart nud all the foreign champions jn)d eventually they began to recognize him." t'p (n Dale Ban made a very good point. When acne Tuuncy retired. It was two yenrs before Max Schmcling nnri Jack Shnrkcy emerged to fight it out. Even thru Sclmiellng received only doubtful recognition because he won on n foul. . .Some young (cllow always comes ulmig— Burns or Jack Johnson or Jack Dcmpscy or Louis--when tin- .situation gets thoroughly confused... Craig (8) Prichard (71 Hubbard All-Star Cagers Win From Joiner Quintet The Hubbnrd Hnrdwdre All-Stars of Blythevllle defeated the Joiner Independents 92-65 In a gnme plny- cd at the Armory here last night The All-Stars got otf to R good start and led by a good margin throughout the game. Bill Mehnri- led the Blythevllle team with 31 poinls while Driver paced Joiner with 12. injuries Hogan suffered Feb. 2 in an automobiic-bus collision. His pelvis, collar bone and an ankle bone were broken. Dr. Ochsner said he tied off the venn cnvn. This Is the main vein bringing blood from the lower part of the body back to the heart. It was up this vein that the clots traveled. With the vein tied, the clots are blocked off. An abdominal operation was required. Dr. Ochsner said Hogan should be over the effect of the operation In a week. Yes, Fishermen, They're Here! You Guessed It! They're Those Fine WHITE RIVER SHINERS We ar« now better equipped to serve you than ever before . . . Remember, w« carry •verything for Fishermen. Dixieland Baitery Phon. 4303 C. R. Coliin., P rop . si 1 Chick. Traiiptil Again The Palos Vcrdcs (Callf.l "Colf- aholtcs" Club celebrated the advent of spring the other day by turning out, GO strong, to help clean up the Rolf course...Afler some hours of back-breaking toll, one member told the rest: "This work could be done in your own yard, but this would deprive your wife of a lot or exercise, it also would establish n dangerous precedent." denning the Csiff Miami right fans freely predict (hat. young Bobby Dykes, who whipped Chuck Taylor Wednesday. Is bended for the top in the welterweight division. They figured n win over Taylor would give Bobby the confidence he needed )iclcn (Corky} Covrlck. of the Kesivlck lowa, High School girls basketball Icnm. scored 1,706 points t n 2 <1 games this season and 3,104 In three years...As soon ns he learned the players on Ihe Dodger "clul," he'll mannge at Vero Beach. Eddie Mlk- sls wired Pee Wee Reese an offer to trnde Nick Allvcji-nrtic for Jack nnntn. Eddie wnnl.s only players whose names he can pronounce. They All lln II WILKES-BARRE. Pa. iup> — Michael Reiser, special patrolman who is leading a drive on p:\vkiii" violators, was lined SI (or parkin" overtime in a mctered lone. ° RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Saturday "SAGEBRUSH TRAIL" with John Wayn r Cartoon ami SETIUI SAT. MTE 0\V[. SHOW "INCIDENT" with U'arrrri Dcituln* and .l.inp F'razcr Also Short Sundav. Mond.iy and Tuosda> SAMUEL GOtOWVN Y KAYE, VIRC, NM * MAYO «xo. tr TtCHr£COl.gR Wainer News and Short Jonesboro Ousts BotesviHe Five In State Tourney PINE BLUFF, Ark., March 4 </Tl —First round play continued in the Arkansas junior High School bas- kr!b:ili tournament here today. Today 1 .? pairings: Little Rock West Side vs Pino Blurt; Uiinkley vs Vim Biirciv O;- ccola vs Forrest City and Tcxar- kana North Heights vs Mount Idn Last night's scores: Fountain Hill 28. Emerson 2G; Jonesboro 51. Bnte.svillc 25; BellefoiHc 43, Conw.iy 36; Tuckermnn over Lavaca by (1^- fmilt. Gus Lcsnovicft Flattens Eatman in Quick Order NEWARK. N. .)., March -I. M>,_ Gus Lesncvlch wns n highly popular heavyweight contender today but. he still wants to regain his light, heavyweight championship Mentioned as a, likely candidate by retiring champion Joe Louis Lcs- irevlch made Die suggestion' look good last night. He dropped Eld- ridfie Eatman. Norwalk. Conn lii-nvywciBlit, with two righthand Dinichcs nftcr 21 seconds of the first round of n scheduled ID-round bout at the Mosque Arena. Lesncvieh weighed 181 3-4, Eatmnii 100 3-4 Joe vclla. Lesnevich's nianngcr —who was inoking lor a scat and didn t sec the knockout punch- said jubilantly in (lie dressing room that lie had received offers from the Tournament of Champions and the 20t,h Century Sporting club. Little Rock Team Wins State AAU Cage Title LITTLE ROCK, March 4. </7>H- The Morgan Insurance Agency Porkers Begin Spring Grid Drills Today FAYETTEV1LLE, Ark., March 4 MV-One or the most important .spring practice periods in University ol Arkansas football history began today. Its especially Important because the coaches ana some 15 players will make a switch from the single wing formation to the deceptive intricate T in the short .span of 3!) days. Wit), Hits goes the task jf linchni; capable men as the kcv operators of the T—the quarterbacks. I'hc coaches also will have to blend newcomers with .veteran performers ami lind replacement for players tos> through graduation. 'f these jobs arc accomplislicd MlisiaeiorJIy, (he RaWM bucks are JiMJy to be quite troublesome on the gridiron next tail. The spring squad Includes 30 lel- ternic/) and a Ini-ge number of prospects from last fall's powerful freshman team. A Mrong line appears in the making, es|K!<:ially [rom tackle to tackle. Tlic ends nmy lie Just r.s stout il frop horn ores come through. Tlicrc's ample talent and experience in the backficld, despite ihe graduation of Clyde Scon, sparkplug ol tlic 'IS Porkers. '1'lie one question in the .secondary is iliat quarterback position. Kay Parks, Scclt's single wing un- ciersludy at liiiibuck, v.iJi gel a crack ill ihe job. So will Ihrcc oilier lioid- osci's, Jim Phillies, Jack BiiiJcy »:id Kenneth Gray, and tlirte boys '.i|> Irom the frosh—Jim fimetan., Don Logua nnd Charles Temple. The Inllbiicks. led by Loon iMiu,- clcs) Campbell, and hard-running, fasi and shiHy haltmick.s arc plentiful Head Couch John Barnhlll and bis regular staff ivlll lie assisted by Kcrnie Alaslersun, a T expert uo\v assistnn coach of the New York Bulldogs pioie.ssiona! team, Master..;on s^ent some time with lao Arkansas coaches betorc the spring training period, helping them work out T play.s. Still Punching Hoping to be reinstated. Mickey Ow?n intends to be ready, so punches the heavy bap in Springfield, Mo The cattle raiser who c.-uisht for the Cardinals and Dodgers w;is suspended for five years for jumping to the Mexican League in He will be 32 this spring. team or Little Rock is the 1940 Arkansas AAU men's basketball tii- Ichaldcr. U defeated Malco Flyers or Hot Springs. 67-51, in the finals of the annual tournament liere last night. High Scoring Features Play in ABC Tourney ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. March 4. IfT) —If Municipal Auditorium, where the Amc-ricnu Howling Congress i.s lioldins its 45th annual tournament, isn't jammed to the doors today it won't be the fault or the Miller .High Lire Beer team, of Brooklyn. The Millers will rail their doubles and singles today niter going into the lend in the team event lust night with a 209") score. It wasn't the scores the Brook- Claiming Eventis Feature Race At Oaklawn Park HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March 4. W'J—A claiming event at the mile ana a sixteenth distance In which six of the more seasoned campaigners were to compete got top billing on today's card at Oaklawn Park Sharing to>wcighl ol 115 pouiiM were Mrs. J. McDowell's Dinner I'aMy and J. J. Arp's Foxy and Mark, both of which have been tuning up in S |,, f ur i orig events Probable first choice In ihe small but formidable Held, however was Sunny Knolls Farms village Beau, four year old gelding which lost a nose decision Tuesday to Big Head In a race at the same distance The son of Jamestown and Macqulta was assigned Impost of Ho pounds Another assured of strong support was Lunsforcl Stables' Shecan Others entered were the J. Stuart Stables' Reply Brief and the Highland farms' High Hunch. Cacoma won the featured six- fnrlong sixth race yesterday alter- noon. He was timed at I'll 4 and paid $7.10 siratght. FRIDAY. MARCH 4, 1949! Golden Gloves Tourney Enters Final Rounds CHICAGO. March 4. M'j—Thll ly-two amateur boxers from 15 ell ies will attempt to'punch their wil through a 24-boul card of s em l finals and finals tonight In the 22r annual Golden Gloves champfoi ship tournament In the ChJcasI Stadium. ' Chicago heads the list in til number of returning combatant with five lads that survived the n n l llmiiiarles In which 312 boxers fro! J9 centers in 26 states battled tit .scinl-flnal berths in Chicago la week. Runneiup to Chicago is Ka sns City which has four. . Oklahoma City, Denver, and Si BLV IHtVILLES ONLY lynites made that caught the fancy of the crowd. It \ vas ti le 1Vil> they made them. A 269 score bj Nick Zimelli, 65-year-old vclerai and former New Jersey mntch game champion, along with a couple of other high 200 games by hts teammates and the conversion of a 6-7-10 split by Stan (The Arm) Slomen- skl furnished a finish that had the crowd wild. complete. '.>*./ your bridge party Uial l'-61 Opens 6:45—Starts 7:00 Friday & Saturday "PRAIRIE EXPRESS" Johnny Mack Brown Raymond ilalton Seml: Chapter 10 of "THE LOST CITY" Also Shorts Saturday Midnile Show Starts 10:45 p.m. "SCARED TO DEATH" Belli Lugnsi r George Zucco Also Shorts .- ..,j. _. it's smooth, i,it's dry OHItSiOKCK WMTEDH BtlWfRT CO..IIUEVU1I, Sunday & Monday "CORONER CREEK" (IN CIN'ECOLOR) Randolph Scott marguerite Chapman Sunday: Warner News and Shorls Mmiday: Warner News and Serial Chapter 5 of "BRUCE GENTRY' it's a «»ar with a that's £1111 to drive evei gay, carefree air : i\y season ol the year... Snug tmtl ituriii in Ixul tcfatlter it's '.I ho Jcvfi.-irr \f as informal a? a sporl coal, anil twice a.- inncli fun i o be in. Your first ride in lltis daring now car will set you lo making plaits. Tlic sleek, racy appearance cloaks a chassis lliai's engineered to ride lower and ,aft-r. The Jecpslcr's low weight and the mights Merp' engine, \\ilh overdrive, will give von great ga* mileage. Perhaps \oit have noticed people ilrivinj: ilie Jropslor . . . they all seem to he smiling. Come in . . . gee lite Jeepslcr ami learn llieir secret. Blytheville Willys Sales 410 East Main Phone 554 Show SUrts IVeekdaj. S:15 p.n Friday and Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE! "RENEGADE GIRL" with Alan Curtis and Ann Savage "LAND OF~THE LAWLESS" «ilh Johnny Mack Brown Seri;il: "Chick farter, Dclectl Also Cartoon SAT. OWL SHOW AT 11 "HUMAN MONSTER' with Bela Lugosl Serial: "Dick Tracy Returns' Also Cartoon Sunday, Monday & Tuesday] "ROAD TO RIO' with Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour Also Short, Cartoon, and Late Newi LEACHVILLE . ARKANSAS Friday "THE COUNTESS OF MONTE CRISTO' with Sonja llcnle and Olsa San Juan Short Subject Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "FRONTIER REVENGE' wilh lash LaRue and Ftmy SI. John "JESSE JAMEsTTr." wHh f)onald Barry Short Subject Saturday Late Show "PLOT TO KILL ROOSEVELT" with Derek Far and Marta Labarr Short Subject Sunday & Monday "THE OUTLAW" with Jane Russell, Walter Huston, and Tom Mitchell Fox Movielonc News & Short NEW Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT Box Opens Week Daj» 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sunday iat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showing Friday 'Man Eater of Kumon" with Sabn, and Joanne Page Also Shorts Saturday "Under Western Stars' Shorts Added Saturday Owl Show "SAXON CHARM" with Robert Montgomery and Susan 11 ay ward Also Short Sunday & Monday "NORTHWEST STAMPEDE" with Joan Leslie and James Craig Also Shorts

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