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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 19, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NET7S Aggies, Beavfc* NEWS In Western Fin ftazorbacks Defeatej By Oregon State; Ag\ ept eun(U , Nip Wyoming 40-39r at th« put' -Jer «ct oi Coo- By SVipjifr Palrick i KANSAS CITY, March 19! —The powerful Oklahoma A. i Aggies, who made a spectacular Ish In the finals o( Hie Nail SATURDAY, MARCH 19,194* Coach Henry (Hank) Iba's Agt?"" 1 twice N.C.A.A. champions, escn 1 ™"™- * 9An) P" the upset jinx that lias dot «"«« months; olher basketball powers In the ,»'0.00 per year In beating a ftne University \ Wyoming team. 40-3D, last nigln' Oregon State Pacific Coast ch j plon, whipped the Arkansas Ha-:. bucks, 56-38. j The Oklahoma A. & M.-Orc\enter Into rest, Slate game will begin n' 9:45 -^ wrmih i, i h( ._ (CST) tonight, Wyoming and A) wr " ' * ansas will meet for third place ,< he »»rl" *«'• 9- p.m. i (he worlrl.— Jack Sheiton, a junior forwi) was the Aggie hern* last night \\ oming outplayed the Oktahom^ most of the game and was aluiior reason, bul 39-38 up to the last four second! j, ns Shelton Saves Game i Shelton got the ball under \\ Wyoming liasket and dunked in Ij winning fielder. Two field go- 1 ' by, Shelton Immediately before lh| erased a 39-34 Wyoming load ana' put the Aggies back In the contest when it appeared thai Wyoming had the contest cinched. A double foul which both teams failed to convert set the slage for the final' score. Bob Harris. Oklahoma A & M center, got the center ilpolf to Joe Bradley and .Bradley relayed to Shelton by way of Gale McArlhur. Hogs Give Poor Showing Arkansas gave Oregon State a lively battle before collapsing in the last nine minutes of play. Ahead 30-29, Arkansas fell behind when Ale Peterson hit a field goal for the Beavers. Arkansas dldti't score another point- until the Pacific Coast team ran its score lo 40-30. Jim Crautlall and Dick Ballan- lyne each scored 13 points for Oregon State. Cliff Horton got 12 for the Southwest Conference representative. An estimated crowd of 10.200. "f which 9,801 were paid admissions, eaw the doubleheader. Gross gale was S1B.322.32. Both figures are records for basketball in Kansas City. Unemployment Claims Highest in Three Years WASHINGTON. March 19—Wj— Government • payments to unemployed workers hit $115,000.000 in February, the highest total !n three years the Bureau of Employment Security reported today. The amount was more than $8,000,000 above January payments. Unemployment benefits, fixed by the various state legislatures bul Rebound the spring t lore ouli.. Lj- ettnr each I to txplor* th« "liberal" think innocent or k| "front" organiza!' »1 of communisn sai'y to make *' and definition tl; v All this in rui and still unresoh . membership in Lhi made illegal? Oui aay that it should, our federal govern' membership ig ill,, facts are all in. B k those facts is too£ cretion of the aujV Perhaps the 26 postmen will h'g of the present con 1 Kurowski Works for a Comeback VIEWS OF O I n6 HODC Rp\/ !ll[t ' cllsl at lne st - Louis training camp at St. Petersburg ' / last soa.son. The booming home run bat that produced 27 Veteran Cardinal inflelder Whilcy Kurowski (left), trying a comeback after an arm operation last Scp works out under the watchful eyes of Manager Eddie Dyer (center) with second baseman Red , T'la. Kurowski, now pushing 31, flopped homers in '47 accounted for only two las The w»r of peace rr in 71 games, just half the schedule. "If I can get started this season, I should have two or three years itigton and Moscow ihf Whilcy says. (AP Wtrcplmto.) narrow our focui on we, The Judgment, genei-.i. . , th»t Premier Stalin's » WSlCR detalH U probably*"'" 0 W^sHe With Trio from Mexico sires.' ST PETERSBURG. Fla., March 9— in'i— Stan Mnslal has found the ome rim range and St. Louis Card- lals are taking part of the strain ft Manager Eddie Dyer's aspirin ipply. The Birds got mid-season hurling eslerriay for their third game in row and downed the Boston iraves 2-1. An Inside-the-park omer by Musial In the sixth dls- olveit a 1-1 tie. The homer was he first of the spring for the Cards ml gave them A split In six grimes clayed. Dons and Loyola Tangle Tonight In Finals of NIT NEW YORK, March 19. l!f>— The vlldest National Invitation BaskeU >nl] Tournament in its 12-year his- ory comes to an end tonight, but tlie climax may seem almost tame. The University of San Francisco and IjOyola of Chicago meet in the inals. They've already done away with everybody who was anybody 01- they've licked the guys who did. The two finalists are almost carbon copy ball clubs. Eaeli has a good big man, a smooth-working 'quarterbjck" and a deliberate, posse.ssive style of play. But most important, in their iiree tournament games both teams have been one-man outfits. Loyola nas rolled along because nobody has been able to hold down Jack ken-is for a full game. Don Lofgran, who matches Ker- rls' height of six feet, six inches, is San Fianctscns man. He hit, his peak In the semifinals witli 24 points plus tremendous defensive work against Bowling Green. Chicago White Sox are Looking Up Only Because They Can't Look Down A six-way tug mutch, involving two seU of brothers, has been lined up by Promoter Mike Meroncy, as Hie main event of the American Legion's weekly wrestling bouts at the Legion Arena Monday night. Promoter Meroncy will jilt three of the wre.stling Welch brothers, Roy. Lester and Ja"k. against Antonio Maclas, the iMexican "Gorilla"' and liis twn brothers Jose and Jo- cabo, In the social main event. The bout will be over the regular 90-mhmlc time limit route with Ihe winner of two out of three falls deciding the alfair. Tills will be the first appearance here of jocauo, youngest of the three Macias brothers who is known in Latin American wrestling circles as "Gorilla III". The Macia-s brothers hail from Mexico City. Jocabo'4 two brothers, Antonio and, have appeared in tag matches here for the past two weeks and have a record of one will and ona loss. Last Alonday night they were defeated by Hill Canny and. Floyd By id. Instead of the usual two preliminary bout.s, three will be included' on Monday night's card with Roy Weicti meeting Antonio Macias in the first, Lester meeting Jose In the second and Jack taking on Jo- cabo in the third. Baseball Exhibition Results By tbr Aii.soelntrd Press CiiidnnaU <N) 9, Philadelphia IN) 8 St. Louis (Nl 2. Boston (N) 1 New York (A) fl. Boston .(A) 0 Philadelphia (Al 2. Memphis (SA) 1 Cleveland IA) 10. Chicago (AN 3 ChicaEO (N) "B" 4. Los Angeles (PCLI, 2 St. Louis (A) "B" 13, Hollywood (PCLI 2 Pittsburgh fN) 5, San Francisco 1 PCLi 2 (niRht) Oakland (PCL> S, St. Louis (A) 2 might) Liverpool goalie Sidlow takes ball bouncing off the head of Chelsea's Armstrong durine first Division soccer game :it Slnm- XortI Bridee ground, London. Cardinal Spellman Mails Checks to Gravediggers •NEW YORK, March 19. M—Gift checks for SG5 have been mailed by Francis Caicllnal Spellman to each >f the families of 275 workers who truck recently at two Catholic cemeteries. Cardinal Spellnian [or a week led 'oung priests and seminarians In lijSging graves at, Calvary Cemc- cry, in Queens, where more than .000 bodies accumulated during the .wo month strike. Msgr. George E. Ehardt. manag- ng director of the New York Arch- riiocesnn Cemeteries, announced the nailing 01 the checks yesterday He stressed that they were "gifts to the families" and snid they were iccompanied by letters in which the Cardinal,snid that undoubtedly he period of no work "lias caused you and your family many hard- ihlps." The workers withdrew from the CIO t\K>d. Tobacco and Agricultural Workers, which thn Cardinal charged was commiinbl-rioniinated. They affiliated with the APL Build- ins Services Employes union. The settlement followed quickly. By Bob Myers H f/P) Newsfeaturcs PASADENA, Calif.,—Things are looking up for the Chicago White Sox. That's because there's no looking down for a club that finished deep in the cellar of the American League last year. The Chisox were 44'1. gnmcs bclilnd Cleveland. Thjrc is some new talent on hand and a new manager In veteran Jack Onslow. who is at stickler for details and conscientious effort. But veteran White Sox observers think It will be a battle between Chicago and Washington to stay out of the cejlar this year. Onslow, whose action and noughts belie his 59 years and 35 n baseball. Is up from the minor eagues—Memphis the last stop. He night pull a Bill Meyer mlricle. But he Onslow material doesn't measure up to the talent Meyer had vhen he took over Pittsburgh in 1948. Pilchlnjr Bijt Problem Pitching is the biggest White Sox problem. The ace of the staff, Lefty Bill .Vlght. acquired the title by hurling the Sox to nine triumphs. Since the club only won 51 games, and lost 101, the achievement perhaps isn't as bad as it sounds. four hurlers, who might be possible regulars, are doubtful starter? aecalise of ailing arms. All rigb.t- nanders, they are Fred Bradley Marino Pieretti and Floyd Bevcns the latter being the gent who came within a bingle of no-hit fame for the Yankees in the World Series American Baptists End Sessions in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. March 19 —i.-l'i — Dr. Gerald D. Keller ot Jacksonville. Tex., was rc-elcctcc president of the American Baptis paid by the federal government averaged about J20 a week. "1'hi compared to $18.50 in 194fi—the bis post-war year for nneniploymcn compensation. against Brooklyn Johnny Pcrkovich, In 1947. and a 14-game win- Association, which closed a convention here yesterday. Other officers include: the Rev. J. W. nuggar of Port Arthur, Tex., and Dr. L. D. Foreman ot Little Rock, vice presidents: Ihe Rev. J. Alvin Hester of Poplarvillc, Miss., and the Rev. M. B. Childers of Bay Springs, Miss., recording secretaries: Dr. A. T. Powers of Trxfvrkana, corresponding secrctaiy. iwr for Onslow last year at Mem phis. Who doc5 that leave? Not much Including Al Gettal. Orval Grove Randy Gumperl, Howard Judsoi and Walter Pierce, none of whon performed with ultra-brilliance las year. Ernie Groth was acquired In a deal with Cleveland, and Bill Veek Isn't noted for relinquishing prom tslng talent, and all the rookie tal ent on deck, including a hnrler o two frorp Memphis, were less thai seii.sntional in the minors. Sparkle in the infield starts anc stops with Luke Appling, and 1 Luke stops, after 18 years in base ball, there ROCS the inner defense Onslow has high hopes for rooki Grovcr Bowers in the outfield, nn has heard high praise for anothe newcomer from Hollywodo, Ozar Otis Zornial. Bowers hit .346 fo Memphis last year, Zernial .322 1 the Coast League. With holdover Dave Philley and aJme-s Patric Scerey, who showed up In camp with a stomach bulge that niachcd his hitting last year—.231 for hitting. 231 on the scales—Onslow micht see a little brightness In the out field. He might even beat out WashinK- oti for eighth place. 0 Thoroughbreds lompete Today in Oaklawn Feature HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March 10 t — Ten thoroughbreds were ti (Mipete today in the $5,000—addec 3a<lawn Handicap, climaxing th> ourth week of racing at Oaklaw; -ark. The field was headed by Mrs mil Deneniark'.s combination o Enforcer ruid Bullish, and Grahan and Byrums Fancy Flyer. Top impost of 118 pounds was as >lg:ied to B»iforcer, which fini.she iecond to Provocative, his stable mate. In the recent Southlan Handicap The Oaklawn distance I he same—a mile and a sixtcenU iuilish was asigned 113 pounds. Second highest burden of 11 wjnds was carried by F-ancy Flyej seeking Im second $5,000 slake c he current meeting. Others entered included: Endovla and Kontos 1 Cacomo an 3ucklcy and Locklear's Mr. Tile! x>th three'- year - olds; Reynolc Brothers' Mr. Qliairman N. L. Raf lelmans Ponjps Gal, Mrs. R. C Hodge's Ground Fog, R. C. Austin Belibrook. and the Lc-xbrook Stable Showdown. Louis Schtossers Witch Sir won '.lie featured allowance seventh race at Osklawn yesterday afternoon. Tiie seven-year-old gelding defeated nine other senior division sprint- er.s by running the six furlongs in 1:1'2.3. It was his first race since la^t Sports Roundup by fluib I'ulltrton, Jr. For Base Thefts NEW YORK, March 19. (AP) — bout, this time of year major league all clubs realize their own defl- encies and begin looking around o see what the other guys have . . . o trade talk begins stirring every 'me a scout or official appears In camp—and usually nothing conies f it. . . . night now there's gos- ip about a Braves-Phillies deal nd about dickering between the Dodgers and Indians, based anpar- ntly on Branch Rickey, Jr., drop- ing In to visit Bill Veeck and Leo Durocher In Phoenix. . . . Says Rickey, Jr.. "Rickey, Si-., makes all he Dodgers deals." Says Rickey, ">r,, when asked if young Branch las the authority to make trades: 'He lias the tendency to assume hat authority, and I have the tendency to back him up." Slicing It Sinner Best summary so far on the Invl- atlon basketball tourney is thul Bowling Green beat St. Johns ant 1 31. Louis but couldn't beat Snlnl Francisco on St. Patrick's Day. S|inrt!>|)ourri Alje Sapcr.->t:iin. owner-coach o: :hc Harlem Globe Trotters, rates Ills current basketball team as the strongest lie ever has put together . '. Jerry Plynn. who quit the Lliankless task of publicizing Navy football when Tom Hamilton resigned. Is with the Navy V-5 Association in Annapolis. ... Ed McKeever, now peaceably settled Louisiana State U. brickfield coach refers to the Chicaso pro team he rjad last year as the "Rockettcs Maybe It diet land him quite a. dance. . . . The Dnrtmouth anc Boston College entries In the NCAA hockey championships have ail U S. squads while Michigan and Colorado College carry a flock of Canadians. •^^^^^^^^M^^MiV^^B Yankee second baseman George Stirnweiss shows his new shoes to C ilcher Ed Lopat. center, and shortstop Phil Rizzuto in Si Pelers urg. Fla. Reporting (o camp at a trim 169, Snuffy hopes to rcEain the speed yiat carried him to league base stealing honors in 19'1-i '45 Weak Knil Nolcs Willie Wallis. the old football Gi- ants'end who coaches at Kllgore Tex., Junior College, is looking for a star pcrfprmancc next season from Don Tittle, brother of Y. A. of the Baltimore Colts. ... In a recent basketball game between Webstei City and Bioomfleld. Iowa. Junior! Colleges. Marvin Jacobson of W. C. held the bal] near midcourt for 9 1-2 miimtes ivhile Bloomfield refused to come out for It. Result was a scoreless quarter and disgusted fans. ... A King Ranch yearling by Bold Venture—igual, a full brother to Assault, recently stepped on a stage and suffered a hoof Injury similar to Assault's . . . That's a heck of a way to develop stake horses. Coming In (lie Ritz—March 29-30 Inter-Mural Tournament Closes Basketball Season LUXORA, Ark., Mar. 19.—The 1948-49 basketball season for Luxora teams was closed this week, with the playing of an intramural tournament. The seniors prevailed in the girls' division, winning out over the juniors by a 26-25 count. The juniors copped the boys' crown, rolling over the seniors Dy a score of 46-24. The senior girls defeated t ,. sophomores In a first round gnir by 17-9, and the juniors eliminate the Freshmen girls 18-12. The jui' ior boys ousted the freshmen 28-' in their first round tilt, and tl seniors eliminated the Sophomor- 21-15. NEW Manila, Ark. Shows F.VKKV NH1HT Box Opens Week Hays 1:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday <£ Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showint LEACHVILLE, ARKANSA.S STARTING TIME Weekdays: 7:00 & 9:00 P. M. Saturday & Sunday: I P. M. With Continuous Showing Price Reduction Announced by Willys-Overland Phillips Robinson of the Blythc- ville Willys Sales Company today announced price reductions for Willys-Overland motor vehicles ranging from S25 to $210. The announcc- nirnt was made on A nation-wide basis earlier in the week by James D. Mooney, president of Hie Willys- Overland Company. Osceola Group Seeks Site for Nursing Home The plans of the Osceola Chamber of Commerce to maintain a nursing home (here were at a standstill today, with the proposed location of the home, in the old Judse Driver home rented to be used as a boarding house. Arthur Rogers, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Hospital Committee, said that the committee met with representative doctors of Osceola last night to consider other locations, but that no action was taken. He indicated that another meeting would be conducted soon. A nursing or convalescent home recently was established there, but the manager closed the home after a few weks. Saturday 'GAWK OF POWDER RIVER" with Eddie Dean Also Short SATURDAY OWL SHOW "ACT OF MURDER" with Frederic March and Edward O'Brien Also Short Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "CODE OF THE PRAIRIE" with Smiley Burnette and Sunset Carson "SHEP COMES HOME' with Robert Lowery and Mjirjnrie Dean Short Subject Hair Brail! Makes Purse MEMPEilS, Tenn. (U.P.) Velma Pitts, a cashier, discovered a new hiding place for her money. When a young girl checked in at her counter. Miss Pitts watched her undo one of her braids of hair and remove a dollar bill to pay for grccries. Sunday & Monday. 'THE PLUNDERERS" with Rod Cameron and Ilona Massey Also Short Read Courier News Want Ads BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals on Sale at Ihe U K ion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, March 21 ADULTS 50c — CHILDUliN 15c Starting time 8:00 BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA Included) 6 MAN TAG MATCH 3 WELCH BROS. (Roy, Lester, Jack) versus TCI3U5 3 MACIAS BROS. (Gorilla, Jose, Jocobo) Also 3 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches Read Courl News Want Ads RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. y BUYTHtVILLES ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE Saturday 'BLUE STEELE" with John \Vavnc Cartoon Jfc Serial SAT. MGIIT O\VL SHOW "SIN TOWN" with Constance Bennett and Hrmlcrick Crawford Also Cartoon Sunday. Monday Hnd Tuesday • IMM L. Urty PntMtMM, !«.••• Roy Tersus Gorilla Lester v?rsin Jose LET US STOP IT WITH A NEW SET OP Show Starts Weekday* K:45 p.m. Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "BEAUTY AND THE BANDIT" with Gilbert Rnlnnrt as "The Cisco Kid" SATURDAY LATE SHOW "BOOM TOWN" with Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, and Hedy Lamarr Short Subject Sunday & Monday "WHIPLASH" with Dane Clark, Alexis Smith, and Zachary Scott Fox Movietone News & Short "THE FABULOUS DORSEYS" with Tommy Dorscy, Jimmy Dorscy, and J.-uicl Blair Serial: "Chick Carter, nctccUve' No. 5, and Cartoon HERE'S WHAT WE DO, • !mt«n Ntw PitlM • Imtall N«w CMHmrinf KM! • Ittitoil Ntw Dltlrihtor • GrM Ad All Vol..! • Clm AM! Adjnt Sport • Clm And AdjnT Carferttw • LoWr AW Farts SAT. OWl- SHOW AT II P.M. "THE TRAP" Tvilh Sidney Tolcr and Victor Sen Young: Serial "Jessie James Rides Again" No. 2 Also Cartoon THEATRE LUXORA "i=RiDE OF THE COMMUNITY' Dial I261 Opens 6:45—Slarts 1:00 $68.65 f II AN It SINATRA Warner Newi A Cartoon Come in now AND GET OUR PISTON RING Special ompany Sunday and Monday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "DEEP VALLEY" with Ida Luplno, Dane Clark, and Wayne Morris "KILROY WAS HERE" with Jackie Cooper »nd Jackie Coogan Also Cartoon &. Late News diiy Only "THE MAN FROM TUMBLEWEED" Wilrl Bill Kllioil anil Iris Mcrcilitli Serials: Last Chapter of "THi: LOST CITY" First Chapter of "UL'X AND KINTV" SATURDAY MIDNKillT SHOW Starts 10:15 P.M. "The Shanghai Chest" Roland Winters Manlan Morelaml Also Shorts Sunday & Monday "DOWN TO EARTH" (IX TECHNICOLOR) Kila Hayivorlh Larry Parks Sunday: Warner News & Short Monday: Chapter 5 of "BRUCF GENTRY" and Short*

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