The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 4, 1942 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 4, 1942 ur Mat Stars To Perform Jenkins Enlivens Workout Hunters Bag Brace Of Turkeys; Both Birds Fall On Same Spot Combination To Oppose Prince Omar, Floyd By rd ' In Another Tag Match ' Tonight's weekly mat show at the Legion. Arena on North Second street will pit four of the classiest performers now in this territory in another "tag match. In one corner will be the rugged ]\iike O'Malley, one-time boxing star Avho several years ago gave up n promising gloves career to build a reputation, for himself in the grappling industry. His teammmate will be Jttjie'.. formidable Sailor Parker, bristle-whiskered toughie with the granit? cfiin. ., Opposing . this combination will ""tie"-a"'-representative of royalty, the Persian Prince Omar and the cver- . popular badman from down Birmingham way, Floyd Byrd. Omar .and Byrd both are veteran artists of tug-arid-slug and are fully capable of taking care of themselves against almost any opposition. O'Malley and Parker both have appeared several times on mat cards here recently and have never failed to turn in gocd performances. Byrd also is well known to local mat fans. He appeared here last week as a referee and did not fare so well as he was literally disrobed by a gleeful foursome that apparently hatched up a plot against the Birmingham redhead. He undoubtedly is glad to again be in the role of a regular performer. Omar has appeared here before but Promoter Mike Meroney has not had him on any cards recently. In addition to the feature match in which the four men will participate ' ths program will include two HOT SPRINGS, May 4.—Lew Jepkins, former lightweight champion who is scheduled to meet Jackie Byrd, Blytheville, here Monday, May 11, introduced something new yesterday afternoon to enliven the routine of a workout. Both Jenkins and Byrd worked out in the auditorium, the former appearing first. More than 100 fight fans were .surprised and then amused to sec a "rube band" nc- nompany Jenkins on the stage. The band didn't play until Jenkins jumped through the ropes and started to shadow box. Then tho "Arknnas Traveler" was played by the bund. When Jenkins went to the light bag it was "Turkey in the Straw." Jenkins worked seven rounds, boxing the la.st three with sparring partners. After his workout he played a guitar with the orchestra Jenkins said he wasn't clowning. He said ho wanted Im musical friends with him just to give the spectators a surprise. . Byrd worked flight rounds, boxing three with Elmer Buckner, 1'65-pound negro of Blytheville. The two put up a hard, fast exhibition. SKKK PASTOK CLEVELAND.—Promoter Larry Atkins is trying to get Bob Pastor to fight Harry Bobo, Pittsburgh Negro, here, but manager Jame.s J. Johnston is only interested in another shot at champion Joe LouLs. Dry flies for trout fishing arc now being made of cellophane. one-fall matches of 30 minute time limits. One match will be between Parker nnd Byrd and the other between the Persian and O'Malley. R. C. FAR! 66 Petroleum Complete Service for All Automotive Equipment. Phone 567 Real and Dependable USED CAR VALUES i Even though you are one of the small select group eligible to buy a new car. the difference in price should wisely cause you to own a jjjood used car and gel it from a reliable dealer. —1942 "Special Deluxe" Plymouth Sedan— Beautiful iu-tone finish, excellent (ires, city driven. A truly fine car. Special this week. —1940 "Master 85" Chevrolet Coach- Black color, tires perfect, motor Al condition. A clean car from top to bottom. CftflC Special this week $5S5P3 —1941 "Special Deluxe" Ford Tudor— Lockhaven Green finish. Equipped wilh radio and heater. In first class condition from bumper Q001 to bumper. See this car today. Special $00* -1939 V-8 Deluxe Ford Tudor— Jefferson ftlue color. First grade set White Sidewall Tires. Motor completely reconditioned. Clean CCOO as a pin throughout. Special this week $30ll Other Specials This Week 1937 Ford Deluxe . . $279 r 1936 Chevrolet last, Coach $223 1937 Chev. Master Del Coach $110 1936 Ford Deluxe Tudor . $155 1935 Chev. Standard Coupe $122 1937 Ford 85 Tudor ... $280 Many other late models to choose from our large stock of clean cars. Phillips Motor Co. LANE SCOTT'S So the Derby's over and yours truly is draped in mourning. .Seems that in a moment of weakness I 1 chumped off and yielded to the temptation to try my hand at) ; picking the winners. Alsab, Shut - ff , . .. . . T 'Out, and With Regards, in that Memphis Heavyweight 1C ! order, looked like cinches. .So what •y r" i . o, i happens? The rings went haywire 10 right 01. j and forgot to run the way they | were .supposed to. Shut Out jumped up a notch to .supplant Alsab, • and With Regards finished fourth MEMPHIS, May .4.—Neville Beech, I i ns tead of third. Oh well, at least Memphis heavyweight, will meetj rm no t feeling the way a certain Jim Ritchie, St. Louis negro, in a; nationally known .sports columnist 10-rcund bout in St. Louis tonight, j i nus t be. Not content with sticking Louis Negro Tonight along with the 10-rounder between Buddy Knox, Jefferson Barracks soldier, and Jack Marshall,, Dallas. his neck out in his column, he wired his choice to the guy who announced the race over the radio. The telegram was read to thousands Ritchie is former National Golden Gloves lightheavyweight i ot - listeners all over the country, champion. Knox recently joined the • and a few minutes later the ho.ss between Mildred Burke, champ of the lassies, and some other good opponent? -Mildred's got more class than a ,lqt of the he-males, and f-ould. probably lick more than a few pf them. She's been around before this and has always proved a good drawing card. 'Pears to me like we could do- with seeing her in action a bit oftener. So the Boy Scouts had a ball game Saturday and I didn't .say word one about it. .Sorry boys. Next time let me .know and I'll be thar on the front row. Army. He was beaten in 10 rounds at Little Rock last year by Bob Sikes. Marshall scored two victories over Beech here and lost a technical knockout to Sikes in Little Rock several years ago. camo in fourteenth. FOOTBALL SHOULDERS NEW YOAK.—A football shoulder, jolted in the Yankees' final exhibition with the Dodgers, partly accounted for Ed Levy's light bat- ling and subsequent surrender of he first basing job to Buddy fassett. Marshall Blackard. canny manager of the Blytheville softball team has receiveO a bid for a game with the boys from Poplar Bluff, Mb. All of which .goes to show that the Swamp Angels from the show mi; state are gluttons for punishment. Speaking of wrestlers and such, wonder why Mike Meroney. dean of the wrestling promoters in these parts, doesn't angle for a match If you see 30-odd gents ambling up the street on crutches tomorrow don't be alarmed. Joe Dilby's civilian physical education course .starts tonight and a lot of the boys are going to have no trouble finding muscles they never knew they had —'till they started aching. Paragould Boxers Win Over Mohette out Fleet Woods of Monette. Sikes of Paragould knocked out Rainey of Monette. Hirmati Boger of Paragould and Ratton of Monstte fought to a draw. Miller of Monette knocked out Myers of Paragould. Sreen of Monette won over Tay- .or of Paragould. Day and Hamilton of Paragould won by forfeil/j: and Darr of Monette won by a for-'* feit. FITTED BY Doctors J. L and J. C. GUARD OPTOMETRISTS IN BLYTHEVILLE SINCE 13Z2 m m PARAGOULD, Ark.. May 4. — The Paragould boxers defeated the Monette team 4 to 2 at Monette. Forster .defeated Harvey Boger of Paragould. Earl Brown ,of Paragould won over Osborn of Monette., . . Carl Brown of Paragould knocked! 209 W. Main St. Phone flPTlCRL STORE In the picture shown above, Olir I-I. Cash, manager of the U. S Wildlife Refuge at Big Lake, is holding two wild turkeys which were shot recently be he and hi.s father, H. A. Cash of McGehee, Ark. \ under circumstances unparalleled in the experince of either man. Mr. Cash and hi.s father, a former .state game warden, were hunting wild turkey in Desha County. The latter, using a ciuill caller, brought one of the large fowl within range of his gun and killed him. A litile later, Olin. using the same kind of caller, brought a second turkey of approximately the same size into range and forthwith bagged him. When the two men compared notes, they discovered that not only had they used the same methods in killing two birds of the same size, but they had killed both birds en the same spot. .The Baseball Standings , SOUTHERN LEAttGE W. L. Pet. Atlanta 18 8 .092 Chattanooga 14 12 .538 Little Rock 12. 11 ..522 Nashville .. 14 13' .519 •New Orleans 13 13 .500 Memphis 11 12 .478 Birmingham '..11 13 .458 Kno'xville -. -, 8 19 .29(5 LIGHT WINTER BOOK NEW YORK—A dozen prominent bookmakers who used to ply their trade in clubhouses of New York tracks said they could not remember a Kentucky Derby'with lighter winter book betting" than this year's edition. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Brooklyn .. 14 7 12 7 10 10 9 Pittsburgh .. St. Louis New York Boston Chicago Cincinnati 7 11 Philadelphia 4 1G AMERICAN LEAGUE W. Cleveland 14 Detroit 14 New York 12 Boston 11 Washington 9 St. Louis 9 Philadelphia 7 Chicaco 4 15 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta 3-2, Memphis 2-10. New Orleans 10-1. Knoxvillo 1-0. LitHe Rock 9-11, Chattanooga 0-0.. * Birmingham <)-4. Nashville 4-3. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 14--?. Brocklyn 10-2. second callfd sixth, darkness. Pittsburgh (5-3. Boston 2-12. second called eighth. Sunday law. New York .x Cincinnati 4. Chicago 0-8. Philadelphia 1-1. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 3-0. Philadelphia 7-1. Washington 9-1. St. Louis 8-ii. New York (5-3. Chicago 4-1. Boston 8. Cleveland 4. Read Conner News want ads. S II 0 FOR MEN JLhcre is a difference in sports shoes. A trial fit- tins; in Kclgcrtons will prove this fact to your lasting satisfaction. Sec this very smart woven style. R. D. Hughes & Co. Phone 453 Blytheville, Ark. WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, May 4, 8:30 pj Lowest Admission of any \Yrestlin~ Arena in America. TAG MATCH Mike O'Malley and Sailor Parker _ J-,Q i/o. ~—~ Prince Omar and Floyd Byrd Also Two l-Fall :W-Minutc Matches SAILOR PARKER—vs.—FLOYD BYRD * PRINCE OMAR—vs.—MIKE O'MALLEY We're Prepared To It's TIME to "PEP-UP" Your MOTOR with our "SPRING TUNE-UP SERVICE" A GLANCE AT YOUR CALENDAR— will tell you "ifs Time to Tune-up for Spring." IT WILL REMIND YOU. of the bad weather and hard driving of past months, of the need for restoring your car's Vitality, Durability, Efficiency. in conserving your car for the duration is the motor TUNE-UP service at the right. It is the Seasonal tune-up and complete inspection your car needs right now to insure Efficient. Trouble-free. Economical transportation. TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TUTS SPECIAL OFFER, just ask for our "Car Conservation Service" for May. Any Job Can Be Handled On Kasy Terms Spring Tune-Up SPECIAL 1. CYLINDER HEAD and Manifolds tightened. Compression checked. Heat Valve adjusted. 2. SPARK PLUGS cleaned, tested, adjusted. 3. GENERATOR adjusted. Distributor, Coil, Condenser, Voltage Regulator, Wiring and Spark Control inspected. Connections tightened. 4. DISTRIBUTOR POINTS cleaned, adjusted (replaced if required), Timing adjusted. 5. VALVE TAPPETS adjusted. 6. CARBURETOR Overhauled for best efficiency and economy. Air Cleaner and Fuel Pump cleaned, serviced. 7. COOLING SYSTEM inspected for leaks, Hose Connections inspected and tightened. Fan Belt adjusted. 8. BATTERY tested and serviced. Connections cleaned and tightened. Starter checked*, 9. MOTOR tuned for best efficiency and economy. Materials Extra If Needed LOY CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Street Phone 578 Blytheville, Arkansas

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