The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 17, 1944
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:::;:,PAGB EIGHT BLYTJIEV1LLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Von Ludwig And Welch Winners Pair Wins Tag Match 1 .With Malone, Canny '"At Legion Arena Roy Welch went another up on his feuding p'als, Bill Canny and Kddie Mnlonc, by finishing ahead in'last night's edition of Promoter Alike- Meroney's .weekly wrestling show. • •"'.The veteran ring campaigner Jiol only defeated Canny in (heir preliminary, but was tlie last victor of the feature tag match, giving him arid his partner, Otto Von Ludwig, the choice spoils for the wild evening. •Malone saved his Irani from a complete rout by blasting Von Ludwig in the opening prelim. Shades of '49 ;It was another of those? choice wacky sessions; a veritable knock- dqwn-and-drag-out program from start to finish during \vlilcli nil four of the wrestlers and Referee Meroney were all but, knyocd. The boys, an til personal feeling, threw the • book at each other as the tag match developed into a regular bar-room scene of the'.days of "'49, as depleted In the movies. This not a scenario Untile. II was the":rein•' McCoy. The quartet of giants didn't pull any punches. Neither did they overlook any bets to "pour in on" the other. The action -became so torrid and out of hand'that Referee Meroney finally had : to call n halt by disqualification to ond4he first fall, which will go down as one of the most exciting in local ring history. Two Arc Excused Disqualifications, came a dime a dozen before Hie show was over. Canny and Mnlone were declared losers in the first fall nf Ihe tag affair because of persistent and insistent attacks on the official and refusal to heed his warnings to break it up. Von Ludwig was excused, during the second mclcc for kneeings and eye gouging, once to the. referee, while Canny, n.s rough and boisterous as any previous performance, was also sent from the squared circle for kneeing and continued attacks. That left-Welch mitt Malone to battle it out for the second-foil. Roy polished off the Irishman and was declared the winner by Referee .Meioj>e\, Ihougli he was j unable to make the official declara-! tion due-to the cobwebs that had formed by the continued Go-minute bombardment. Klin The Scale Everything happened during that battle foi the first fall, except perhaps the utter collapse of the ring iteelf. There was more activity during those 17 minutes than any other single match ever staged here. Naturally, no one was thrown for the,simple reasons that all four spent,their, time In the ring tit the same time, eliminating any possibility of a decision. And they weren't fooling, cither. They were out for blood and it Didn't matter whose they got. As a result they had a battle, that was to the special delight of the packed audience which Was, on hand for such an expected scene: They went home satisfied. The preliminaries were not lacking in the rough stuff. Von Lud- V(Ig started the bull to rolling during Line.first minute of his match With Jkfnlone and It never stopped. Otto tripped Eddie as he was back- Sundown on the Scuppernonq • m^mi^mmmm^smf^^"--:'--:--'^-^^^^,,^^' •Ibhermcn Idle back hi chairs on deck of boat and troll for striped UIIM as betting sun weaves golden path across • Scuppcrnong Klver In eastern North Carolina. DOPE BUCKET BY J. t. IN ACTION i Another of Joe Craig's ring pro- teges is making brilliant history as i member of Uncle Sam's Army Ighting machine, joining the growing ranks of Mid-South heroes In :his World War II. He is Scrgt. Clayton E. Fowler, formerly of Blytheville now of Jonestown, Miss. Recent dispatches from the European theater where the veteran sergeant has served 18 months, credit Clayton with the same cool quick action under fire that brought ilin the Mid-South Golden Gloves championship several years ngo and stamped him ns one of the linest young boxing prospects ever to draw on a glove in this territory. Under artillery, mortar and sniper fire Sergeant Fowler leaped out of his portable foxhole, the tank of which lie was commander, and administered first aid to a wounded soldier, shielding the casualty with his own body. For this heroic act "Houghhousc" Fowler was awarded the Bronze ing away from the ropes at the command of the referee, Eddie loro into him nn'd they locked 'horns. Malonc was the winner after'-16 minutes with a step over toe 'hold after becoming enraged at the Dutchman. Fcuclists Get Hough As expected, the meeting between Canny and Welch was pnh-lenty rough. It was more than that; a bitter, bruising battle that bordered on the brutal and inhuman. Aware of their Ill-feeling Referee Meroney gave them the green light and they understood. Welch was the winner In 17 minutes, using n devastating flying tackle, followed by a kangaroo kick and body pin for the clincher. Phew! Wotta mutch! Wolta night 1 _ Star Medal for heroism In action. Twice wounded In action he holds the Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster. BEGAN' CAUKKK 11 Kit K Sports fans easily recall the rlii? exploits of the hard hitting youngster. Always Interested in the box- Ing game Clayton was one of Craig's most wilting pupils. He could hit like n imilp, was fast and unusually shifty, advanced rapidly and soon became one of Joe's linest products. But before Craig could complete Ilia job the Fowlers moved to Jonestown, Tlint a good foundation was laid is Indicated by the fnct that Clayton entered the 1037 Golden Gloves MUt-South Tournament In "Memphis and easily emerged with the welterweight chnmplonshlp, winning all bouts by knockout. .He was selected on the Memphis team which Invaded New York and twice fought in Mndlson Square Garden. He won his first fight byji kayo but dropped a, close 2-1 decision to the Eastern chainp)on who went on to emerge victorious in the meet. The Blytheville Chicks just barely missed having young Fowler slay and play football with them, despite the fact that his parents had moved to Jonestown. Clayton first consented and even participated in Spring drills but Inter changed his mind and Joined his parents. It was a great loss as he bccnm-.: one of the finest backs In stronij Mississippi .circles. However, tlie tribe breezed through a perfect 11-gamo season in 1937. HACK IN ACTION' Dr. and Mrs. Paul L, Tipion luvo reasons to believe that Iheir older son, Col. James Baird (Jimmy) is back in combat, probably over Germany. . . Several weeks ngo Jimmy wus wearing out his heart—anrt his pants—in a swivel chair bemoaning the fact that he was not fighting. BAAF Boxers To Meet Navy Squad Here The boxing team of Blytlicvtllc Army Air Field will meet the mitt- men from the Mtmphis Naval Air Technical Station in return bouts here Wednesday night. The bouts, 10 be slagcd at the recreation hnlj of the post, will give tlie local boxers an opportunity to even the score with the Memphl- ans, who they met earlier in the season when the Navy boys outclassed the BAAP team. MEXICAN'S TOOK , MEXICO CITY.—Pcnlhnlloii Mll- itar, Mexican university basketball team, will tour the United States this winter. "I bet I'm the highest paid telephone answerer in the world," he wrote. . . Jimmy was lending a P-SUcombat group and Is known to have downed one Nazi plane in May. He probably has added to that score since . . . Brother Dick's exact whereabouts are unknown . . . The colorful Major recently visited with Jimmy two nights in France and spent some lime in Paris. . . He Is believed to be "chauflcuring" for the brass huts, since he already completed his missions long ago. . . . Whfcii Gene Anton was home fter getting his gunner wings at .as Vegas he told of meeting li'^'Bby ;ho served under Dick in NortlrAf- ica and Italy. . . He said that Dick •ns one of the most popular officers i the entire area. . . "He was one f the fellows", the young officer ommented . . . Dick played a iBt softball with them and earned lie nickname "Foots"—because • fie Jlnyed barefooted. . . "They don't hink we Arkansans wear shoes any- vay," Dick explained. ~ PLANES SINCLAIR It's Miss Mildred Jackson speaking, chief stewardess of Chicago and Southern Air Lines. And all Chicago and Southern planes rely on Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil exclusively because this oil saves wear, helps costly airplane motors last longer. Now that the motor of your car must last longer, too, give it the same protection against wear. Get Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil from your Sinclair Dealer. It stands up Jottgcr and lubricates better because it's both de-waxed and de-jellied. B. J. ALLEN Battered Chicks Return To Work Must Face Batesville Here On Friday Kttghr With Patched Lineup •I heir faces crimson and bodies bruised from tlie record-breaking 58-0 defeat nt the hands of the Pine liluft Zebras last week, the lllylhcvlllc Chlckasaws went hack to thp training grounds to lake slock of casualties and regroup their forces for tlie invasion of Halosville here Friday night. The game, third meeting between lirldlrbn representatives of the two schools, will, be played under the lights of Haley Field, the first in three'weeks' for the' tribe on their home soil. It Is not a conference game. , Only Captain Jimmy Stafford, hard working guard and one of <he few bright features of a bleak season, will he lost by the battle with the powerful Zebras. Stafford received a back Injury that will put Mm on the shelf for the remainder of the campaign. Others com- pJain of the usual sore muscles and bruises but none Is believed serious. No Letup Indicated There is no letii]> in sight for Coach Arvli Green and his charges Mns week, while the Pioneers do not boast a team comparable to the Zebras or the Little Rock Tig- i-rs, there is every Indication that Coach Hosea McDaniel will bring another well-coached, formidable crew as he seeks the third successive victory In the series. The teams met for the first time 1 .11 1842. Playing for the first time on the local field the Pioneers handed the Chicks their worst defeat in almost a decade by a 3013 score. They dominated play from start to finish, opening the fray «1th n touchdown on kickoff, the first time the stunt had been pulled here in many seasons. Then Just year they duplicated the victory by a score of 34-0 fiiir- iiiB which the triue fumbled and tossed away several glittering chances to score. Chief Green may be forced to shuffle iiis lineup for the Pioneers. Uilly Koonce, shifty guard, may not be ready .which ims complicated the sentinel position, especially with Captain Stafford nut. Billy Injured his leg prior to the lirst kickoif at Pine Bluff and was not used at all. Dissatisfied with the way things nre shaping up at center, the coach may be forced to return Gerald Blomeyer to snappcrbaek, his normal position. James Vest is laid up with kidney ailment and didn't make, the trip to Pine Bluff, Jerome Vest is woefully weak on experience am! hasn't come up to expectations. In-event Blomeyer (iocs tnke over tlie middle of the line, John Bruce Wilson may be shifted to tackle with Eugene-Kemuer, who Is slowly rounding into shape after a late start. J. L. Johnson mid "Stan Hood are TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1'J.M Jurf Champions To Get Ratings In All Classes NEW YORK. Oct. 11 <UP)—The nominations arc starting to come in for this year's cliampion horses, anil in most, divisions there isn't much doubt about which Hay- Burner rates the lop spot. 'Unit fast-moving young lady, Twilight Tear, Is easily the best of (he tlircc-yeur old fillies, aim many horsemen call her the best three- year old of either sex. By Jimminy ranks as the best three-year old colt, with Pavel the top two- year old colt and Dusher the leading Juvenile filly. There's plenty of argument about first place in the handicap division. Devil Diver rates high, but so does First Fiddle, anda Bol- lugbroke gets plenty of votes for his stamina In long races. Dusher clinched her title as leader of the two-year old fillies when she flashed under the wire in the Seliina Stakes at Laurel. Before they left the post in that one. Waller Jefford's Ace Card might have challenged tlie Bradley horse for leadership of their division. But at the end of tlie race, Ace Card was soundly beaten, three- :md-a-half biwfhs back, and Busher wfis the champion. Pavot/s performance this season comes close to winning him the "horse of the year" honors, An honor like that doesn't often go to a two-year old. But then, a two- ycar old doesn't go undefeated very often either. If Pavot doesn't win Detroit Heavy Stops Al Blake Oma Declared Winner When Blake Fails To Come Out For 9th BALTfMORE, Oct. 17 (U.P.) — Omn, the highly favored Detroit heavyweight, scored a technical knockout over Al Blake, of N'cw York, last night when Blake failed to drawer the hell in the ninth round of their scheduled 10- round bout. Blake's right eye was completely closed by" the terrific, beating he had absorbed in the preceding five rounds and Maryland Boxing Commission doclois ruled that he was not fit to continue. Oma, favored at odds of 10 to 1. got off to a flow start and In both the second and third rounds Blake backed him Into the ropes. In the fourth round, however, the Detroit battler concentrated his attack on Blake's, face with devastating results. Onia's power and superior boxing skill asserted itself in the remaining rounds am! he hud things much his own way mull the fight was halted. There wore no knockdowns. MICHIGAN HOOPLA , , A1 ^°«--A squad of 20 basketball players opened one of he earliest fall practice sessions in Michigan history. , that title, it should go to Twilight in i Tear,, the filly that horsemen say j- History records that the ancient Pharaohs used 100,000 slaves for 20 years to build the Ureat Pyramid of Egypt. could have beaten any mnle three year old .around, and most of the older horses as well. Maivern Police Hold Suspect In Slaying MALVERN, Ark.; Oct. 17 (U.P.) —Twenty-scveii-ycar-old Bale na- mey was being held by Maivern police today for questioning in connection witli the death of a man in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday night. Rnmey allegedly told Police Chief Virgil Norwood that he killed the man and had hidden the body under an old ice dock in Tulsa. getting the probable bid for the ends. liackfield Causes Worry T he bnckfielfi also is causing no end of worry. Lack of a capable passer hurt the aerial warfare with the Zebras. Coach Green used every chimker on the squad without success. The alert Zebra backs intercepted several heaves which went short of their intended mark before the onrushlng front line which surged in on the passers. Jim Smart, regular left halfback, was not on hand yesterday so Dan Caldwcll was at his job. Remainder of the backfield included David Silvester nt quarterback, Frank Nicholson, right halfback, and Harvey (Cotton) Pogue, fullback. There is every possibility that this 'quartet will prevail, unless Smart re- .irns. Norwood says Ramey told him the Maying followed an argument late Wednesday. Tulsa police were exacted to arrive in Maivern today to question the alleged slayer. . R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opens 7:15—Show Starts at 7:30. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Uox Ofllce Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 Tuesday & Weflncsday "MADEMOISELLE FIFI' with Simonc Simon KKO News Disney Comedy SAVE FOODS FATS AND FUEL Grandma Knew Just What To Do... AND HOW TO DO WITHOUT Scraps, nails and string . :. paper, fata and fuel. . . any thing and every tiling that could servo another time or another purpose was saved by our ancestors ns 'a matter of dire necessity. The frugality of America's nigged pioneers helped to win battle after battle in our nation's history. Today, our country asks vis to practice that same frugality to help win the war, to save our way of life and to protect * our freedom of opportunity for every American family. Peace and the change-over from war- slimuliitccl activity will pose many problems to challenge i'nti ingenuity of every one of us. Fortune will favor the family that has learned to save and lias bolstered its future by (lie purchase of War Bonds. It's so much sounder to save than to wait to be saved. Auheuscr-Busch produces materials which go into the manufacture of: Rubber . Aluminum • Medicines • D Complex Vitamins • Hospital Diets Baby Foods • Bread and other Bakery products • Vitamin-fortified cattle feeds • Batteries • Paper • Soap and Textiles—to name a few. SJudweiser REMINDER FOR THRIFTY HOUSEWIVES: There's nourishment in simple, wartime meals, but, to make them taste tcllci — simply serve the world's most popular beer—cold, bubbling Bndiveiser. FARMERS We have plenty of Iron Koof- liiff and Uougli Cypress for barns and sheds. 3 Year FHA Terms if desired. E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. A N H E u S SAINT LOUIS Open 7:00 Show Starts 7:15 Tuesday PAL NITE -Gamblers Choice' with Chester Morris & Nancy Kelly Selected Shorts Wednesday & Thursday r New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 T. M.. : Matinees •• ; Saturday & Sunday / j Best Washed Air Cooling System Tuesday 'BLACK PARACHUTE' with John Carradihc Serial & Short Wednesday & Thursday 'LADIES COURAGEOUS' Mill] Lnretta Young Fox News ,v.. S i tort CHiCKASAW West Main Near 21st Bt. /' Bat starts 12:45: 8nn. *Urti,'l:<5 Night shows 5:45 Eicept Monday, opens 6:45 Contmnons shows Sat, and Bon. Tuesday Only BUDDY NITE E Tickets For the Price of 1 \ "TORPEDO BOAT" with Richard Arlcn & Jean Parker Also Comedy Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature \ "GLAMOUR BOY" with Jackie Coogan and "TWO SENORITAS • FROM CHICAGO" with Joan Davis ,t Jinx Faikcnbcrg

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