The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 25, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 25, 1944
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, tW3t/»i,«rf •a-S,X{.VI 7 V i.^ *»« EIGHT Will Meet Ole Miss <<«OM FMS To Renew i^Riyalfy On Saturday •?' : -:At Crump Stadium Get 25—The RaEorbarts Kill jouuicj- to Mftnnhls next Saturday to clash with the Mississippi Rebels In dwnp Stadium This will be the IMp renews! of an old rivalry start- ta<lh':90? when Arkansas won 33-0. * This Arkansas-Ole Miss game has come to be one of the most colorful "fees In ^he South, and In the yen games played, Arkansas has v seven Rhile losing four. Since Hurry Mehre tbojt over the couching rems at Mississippi In 1938, Hie Rn- zprtecks'haye split even in four svnes, , , l Tw» of the best remembered S&ats ln'j,he series nre the'1940 and 1942 affairs In 1010 Ole Miss had the •'•'H-'twIns", Junta Hovlous and Merle Hapes. and were highly fajored (o flu the game However, the Razurbacks o\ ere nine n two touchdown lead in (he final qviar- t«r,, end Milt Slmington boolcd the winning point through the uprights for, a 21-20 Arkansas victory. In 19*2 Arkansas also came from be- hiiid and, took a 1-6 \lclory. * Ole Miss did not field !n football last jear, but tills year they played four games The Rebels opened the season by losing to Kentucky 27-7, but came BLYTHEYILLE (ARK.). COURIER NEWS Duck Shooting Area Planned At Big Lake Sportsmen of this section.:will need only a single barrel ;shot gun and a hunting license to have,the thrill, of killing ducks during • ttie' hunting season, If plans of the Mississippi county Wildlife Federation prove successful. This group, which has'member- ship of 550 sportsmen who pay $1.50 yearly dues, is building n new public shooting preserve adjacent to Big Luke federal wildlife reservation which has the sanction of the Arkansas Game and Pish Commission to the commission has extent that the agreed to appro- complete the project. Amount appropriated was-hot 'an'; nounccd. ' • '-.•'•'. ,."'/ Scheduled to be ready, by. Nov. 2; when the cluck season.opens,,much work already has been done on .trie 30CO- acre area which lies along ih'e' North and South " ditch-of the' Floodwny to -the ' Missouri state line ditch for four "• • north from the seven-mile bbrrowypit to the stale line.- ' .'..''. . Drainage District 17.!hns;allow- ed use of Ihis land on .-which' one- half mile ol leveo already has been built nnd four ditches have been dammed''up to catch'the'rainfall. About 700 acres already under':water, sponsors of the work said. : It Is expected that from' liJOO to DOPE BUCKET •X J. P. NEW KIND OF SOLDIER These youngsters * are constantly coining neu 1 phrases, 'originating clever descriptive terms, and cooking up some way to belittle their buddies In a friendly sort of way to.prove that Americans linve not lost their sense of humor despite these trying dnys. ]. Charles Wright wrote from Eng- priale half the funds needed to land not very long ago that he was - - . j a member of the armchair troops, '. Indicating that he (iocs most of his soldiering from a sitting position. And'since he nssists In directing traffic at ah American Air Brcse in ^England,'it does fit very well. '.Now comes another brand new one) at least to this corner, who admits he doesn't get around very much.-pfc. Roland Rounsaville, a former Chick,. writes from Hendricks Field, Sebring, Fin,/ Sec. 0 Group 7) that Jimmy Parks hung a : term around his neck. Jimmy called him a USD soldier, quite likely because Roland enlisted at 1500 acres throughout. will be" under .water the season, • beginning to defeat a fa\oicd Florida within two vvceks, according, to R, A Mississippi lost to Nclson ' President °f the-sportsmen's sscc loniu 20-7, but er ° u 'j! * h c1 ' h ? s '«9"jb«s throut'h- ,.rf „„! ^,™. out Mississippi County. team 26-6 Then a powerful.Tennesscc not before they had put up a good . Golden located. on the . . , ... . Iftnd, has been leased and « care- Arkansas . v, ill have a powerful [ (nker wn , provide 'simple food- and for 14 . , ner w running attack to show Memphis sleeping accommodations fans this year instend of the traditional aerial circus Coach Glen Rose has been using Uo sets of ba'cks, and the first team back-field consisting of Alton Bnldwln, Leon Pense, Tomms Uonoho, and Prank 6chumch>k has been only a little more successful tlinn thc second hunters nt one time. William On- nnd Mike Meraney nre.In charge of renovation of .the rough lodge which,- U^k'-bclleve'd", will b c nrtequnlc for the present, i The project \s f .(o be.operated on a non-profit basis with minimum prices to be charged for food , arid teim backfleld of Colmorc Bennc, | sleeping miarters as another step in Lo.ul Bajne, Gordon Long, and Pan! providing comfortable nccommoda- Anderson Baldwin has been the lions for duck hunters .at.little ex- workhorse of HIE and wns the 1'cnsc, It was pointed out.- •-.< '. ;.,'; leading ground gainer lit three of Hunters who take . advantage of the four games. J The scores of the Arkansas-Mississippi games are 1908— Arkansas 33, Ole Miss 0 1913^-Arkansas 10, Ole Miss 21 1914— Arkansas 1, olc Miss 0 (forfeit) 1924— Arkansas 20. Ole Miss 0 1928— Arkansas 21; Ole Miss 6 1928— Arkansas 0, Ola Miss 25 1837— Arkansas 32, Ole Miss 6 1938— Arkansas 14, Ole Miss 20 {9*0— Arkansas 21, Olo Miss 20 19*1— Arkansas 0, Ole Miss 18 1942— Arkansas 7, Ole Miss 6. > .(Arkansas won 7, lost 4). . Schoolboy, 18, Registers 27th - Knockout •4fEW YORK, Oct 25 (UP)— Box- experts are calling joung Billy " tllc i -w ^ a high school youth has won all of his 29 professional bouts. 2gld''When ) he knocked out Ernie Mondav night, it \vas the o lor Blllv in thos e 29 Arnolds right exploded on veteran Robinson's chin In the seeptid .round' a t the St. Nicholas Rjf*na,~ Ernie look off on a six- foot flight and landed on the ring apron He managed to stumble back mside the ropes at the count of stjtPBut referee Billy Cavanaugh mercifully stopped the bout. this area wll].trnvel : tq (he Big Lake bridge, 12 miles -west, of-Blylhe- vllle, where boats, will be needed to take them the seven nine's upi'the East FlDodwny,: across the ditch from Big Lake. '• l , : , • • •••:• •'. . • •' > Because "the biggest Hatch of ducks In 15 years ' await-' hunters Ihls year, It Is generally:conceded that only water .is heeded-to pro- 1 vide sportsmen with ^ a g6od huht- | Ing season. -.",-• - •'•-.' .••.'•: ' Prior to establishmentin 1917 of .Ihe federal wildlife• reservation cbv- i ering 10,000: acres, a ;hunting' lodge j In that ai-ea provided headquarters I for sportsmen who killed, much'wild game in.that section./. '!". ' When the refuge was' established no .provision. wns .made'; for public shopling ' grounds'' and ^gradually there have b'een fewer ducks- avill- p.blc because iio shooting' cnn'-'be done on the • reservation, M where ducks stop on their way South. . This left only more-distant places for. hunting and with' much of the rice belt bought qp by wealthy sportsmen, th e general public has 18-year-old jhiul little opportunity to hunt' it was pointed out. The season, which-opens-Nov.- 2 and continues until Jan. 20,/is 10 dnys longer than last'year because of the over-population'ol ducks and through cooperation of 'sportsmen and the government, . " .. Surveys show that In.]935'there were 35,000,000 ducks in the United States nnd Cnnadn while : this year there are 140,000,000 or approximately four times Increase in nine years. . ' ' This condition was brought about at a cost of three cents per duck', the. Blythcvllle Army Air Held .and spent more than 23 months here at the local field. . CENTER Roland, who earned a couple of letters with the tribe playing second, fiddle to, the great Bill Godwin and scrappy Elmer Stone, two of the greatest centers In Chick grid history, writes that Hendricks Field Is very pretty with plenty of activity going on; He says he has met a couple of. Arkansas boys but hone from the ol 1 home town. "I really . miss hot seeing the Chicks in action this year", Roland admitted, "but here's 'hoping they have 'a successful, season," ' TTien to top off his appreciated letter he tossed In a left handed Invitation which put and cut very deeply. It was almost humiliating, that's what U:\vas. .He said: ,:"\Ve have a lot of good fishing places around here, so bring Joe Applebaum, your rod and reel and come on clown." , So ho too thinks Friend Joe can help my piscatorial plight, I still have to be convinced. ; Are you listening, Mister Applebaum?" '. I'APKRS COMB IN ! Thanks to Lieut, Robert Recder and an unknown'contributor, • ihy list of souvenir service papers lias grown during (he last couple W weeks. . . . Bob sends me a couple of editions of Stars & stripes believed to have come from the American forces In Germany, , , . The Cooke Clarion, official. organ of camp Cooke, Calif., came in without a return address, but I have a sneaking suspicion that Owen McKay sent it. . . . Correct me, If I'm wrong, boys. . . . Corp. Jess D. Davis sent a sheet from a copy of the Oct. 2 edition of Stars and Stripes from France which contained many letters from boys under the caption, "Ycs r We Want To Go Home—After Victory"! . ;• It's another boy in the household of Capl. and Mrs. LeRoy (Bronco) Brown, who used to bust 'em wide open when fullbacklng with the Lnsllemcn, . . . Wilting his Dad, Harry Lee Atkins, from Page Field, Fin,, (Squadron T) the Bronc commented thusly: "The Brown clan lias 11 new 'addition, namely, one healthy, very hungry little baby boy who was Ijorn here at Ft. Myers and weighed In nt 7 pounds. We decided to name him Richard Dec, "Dee" wns mother's middle, name. We nre calling him "Ricky". Mother and boy doing fine. Well, I nave me n Irackfield, now! (The ol' man probably plans to operate at fullback since tlierc are only two others, LcRoy, Jr., HI'IU ' J Jon Terry) ... Lclioy reveals that he has been transferred to the Bomber Command at his own-request. . It ' Is estimated, with such groups ns this of Mississippi County sportsmen sponsoring the movement. v' Simple rules will, be used by the .group,with'one'of these to be that the hunter there' first gels to use the blind, in) matter who made the blind, which will make blinds open on a. non-partial basis, It was pointed out. •••••.- Only Woman Curpenler • BOSTON (UP) — Boston's only woman carpenter is Miss Harriett E. Leninite of Taunton, a former art. teacher. She instructs men at the Boston Tuberculosis Association's Sheltered Work Shop In the carpentry work which has made the products of the shop famous throughout New England. " ; FARM /O LOANS •'". ';'•* ;'•''•' '• '1 ';' .-I : /•' '{..'. : . Present Loans Refinanced. Liberal Property Valuation: COMPARE OUR SERVICE *jiil!,6iLL AGEHCY : "Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOE BLDG. PHONE 3131 Trojans Called Rose Bowl Bet Defeat Of Huskies Puts Southern Cal On Top Of Heap LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UP) WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1944 Bow} on New Year's Day. top of (ho iicnj). Washington cam? into Los Ange)ex with an undefeated and untied record and a burning^ desire to avenge the 29 to 0 shellacking they haa received in the Rose Bowl. But the Huskies had been play- Ing small schools whom they had beaten by large scores and this probably gave them an exalted otJJnlon of their power. Southern California quickly exploded the myth that had been built around thc strength of the Huskies. Thc Southern California stars of brilliant passing and punting kep't „ ., „ , - i'Jie Huskies on their heels all Unll| Monday night the Southern evening and All-Aincflcan candl- C«! boys weren't so sure of what date, hard-running Gordon Oru, they hud, but a resounding, 38 to 7, Altogether, it was a sad day for dcfent of thc big Washington the Huskies who had built uu quite Huskies has -put the Trojans on a reputation for themselves playing nearby schools. ^ s =rr s Huskie S wm A%r n ^sri-— - hav c another poncnt in the fornla. And if the Huskies don't generate a little more steam before they tak e on the tough Bears, well, they might not be so husky when the' game Is over. Sentence Commuted In Utility Robbery LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 25. (UP) — Governor Adkins lias commuted to 10 years the 13-year sentence of A. R. Shaffer of Texarkana, who was convicted in Miller County in January, 1941, on a charge of robbing the Southwestern Gas and Electric Company of $149. ' * S Have a "Coke 55 = Join in the fun lit T • ^~ ...or Adding life and sparkle to Halloween *:' What's ayoun^ folks' party without rcfc es hm e at? "Cokeys naturally a member in excellent standing with any group of youngsters. Aad there's no better place to enjoy Coca-Cola thar, at home, served ice-cold right from the f.mily refriger- «or. H«, , «0,k e » is the imitation that starts a part, off right and keeps it gomg. Coca-Cola adds in own life and sparkle to the natural gaiet, of youth. When young people get together, Cow-Cola suads f ot tktftim tb*t rtjrti^, —tymboUzes the sunny side of life. ' UNDU AUIMOl.Tt Ol TH( COCi-tOU ( ........ *<!«*.» mwifiwKii* wr rni CQC4*CQIA COUFANY KY tQCA-COLA BQHLING CO. p {. BLYTHEVILLE •OlS44Tk. C-C.C.O, It'i ntturalfoc popular names to acquire friendly abbcevia- tions. That's why you heat Coca-Cola called "Coke". by Adkins also commuted to 21 years Plenty smooth for school.,. clothes from Mead's ' The fellow on the right who's hep to wliat, prep's will wear luis on a Jlart Schaffncr & Jlarx sport co;it in thc over-plaid he likes and has teamed up the coat with a pair of swell slacks in a worsted gabardine. Jackets from 16.50, Slacks from 8.95 The fellow oil the left has on a Hart Schaffncr & Marx-Pan- American in a herringbone' weave. It's a brute for punishment and a honey for looks. Priced at MEAD'S -"i^«- R1TZ THEATRE ,, Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opens 7:15—Show Starts at 7:30. 8ATUBDAYS & SUNDAYS Box Office Opens 1' Show St»rt» 1:15 Last Time Today "ETERNALLY YOURS" with Loretta Young & David Niven KKO News ^ Comedy Thursday and Friday ' "JOHNNY DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANY MORE" with Simone Simon, James Ellison, William Terry unrt Migpuu Oombell I'aramount News Disney Comedy Open 7:00 J Show Starts 7:15 OF OUR TIME! Ol®i WELLES JOAN FONTAINE 26' •in. Margaret O'Brien m &iy, m Peggy Ann Garner • JoiinSutton Diteaea by ROBERT SiEVENSON . Screen Play by AFdoul HuxCey, Robert Stevenson and John News of the Day Short CHICKASAW West Main Near Zl»t BL Bat. itarts 12:45; Bun. atarU 1:45 Night shown 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 ConltnnoDs shews Sat. and Son. Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature THE LADY HAS PLANS' with I'aulcUc Goililanl * Kay Milland am! '' ' 'THE SPIRIT OF STANFORD' Milll Franltic Albert New Theatre Manila's Finest < SHows Nightly 8;00 P. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Wednesday & Thursday 'ONCE UPON A TIME' n-ltli Cary Grant & Janet Blair Fo.\ News & Short

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