The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 26, 1944 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 26, 1944
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, IS-M BLYTHEVILLB (AJIK.) OOUB1BB NEWS Collierville Has 2 Speedy Backs Gurkin, jLeatherwood Do Leather Lugging For Tennesseans The Blj'thevllle Clitcknsaws are due to cxiiericncc n bnuid new novelty of llic current football season Friday nljIU. For Hie first time since the campaign got under way they will face n (ram near their size and weight when they tnke on the colUervllle (Tennessee) gricldcrs undo!' the lights at Haley Field'. • According to the weight, churl aiiei probable starting lineup submitted by Raymond (Brick) Blc-k- crstaff, the c s'Chlck who serves as pnvt-llnie couch for tlie Tennessee- ins, Collierville sports a line thai averages !C2 pounds and a backfield with un average of 141 per pack. Chicks Slightly Smaller Thai rales quite 'favorably '.vltv the tribe's first stringers who are due to jjcl first, call. The Maroon and Wlille forwards average 157 ppunds apiece, while Hie ball cnr- ilprs add up to 151 pounds cadi tlianks to Harvey "Cotton" rogues 1-15 pounds which offset a mere 120 for Prank Nicholson, right halfback. , ' ' Coacli lilckcrslaff, who issued thi challenge which led to the meeting Is confident over the outcome. Hi boldly predicts (lie Chicks are li for a hard, bilter fight and uius l)e, at their-best to rate with hi outfit. Raymond was on hand las week when (he Chicks upset tlie big bad Balesville Pioneers and, whil impressed at their renewed powc and spirit, said they must be evei heller lo beat his boys. . Doubicbarrtlled Attack "Brick" based thai prediction o the double barrelled a Hack rep re senled by two speed merchants I the Collierville backfield. oiirkii 148-pound righl halfback, an Leathc'i'.ivood, a u'ill-o'-the-u'i.S'i> only 135 pounds, has set the scoi ing pace which lias netted thre victories anrt a 12-12 tie (last week for the season. Fullback Peikins, hard driving fullback, who tips (h beam at 1GO pounds, Is another dan Kcroiis back to watch, as are Rus sell, quarterback, and Left Hal back Mynatl. -•All b'lil Lcatherwood are sched uled to start- in the Colliervil backfield.. A'triple threat liac Lentlicrwood has been laid up wit injuries. He is not listed as opener bill-quite likely will s plenty of action, according to Coac Iftckerstaff. , i Wilh .exception of two of Ihr members, the visiting front line defense will bo about the same size and vyclglit from end lo end. Only a pair of tlie Tcnncssceans rale as heavies. They are Briggs, cenler, ho weighs In at 110 pounds in s birthday suit. On his right Is orton, 183-pound guard and the eftlest on Ihe squad. Cook, light cHlc, and Hnxlcr, left end, pull ic swles to the 105 pound mark. ai'lwrif>ht, left tackle, 158, Vaugh- i, right end, 148, and Dunn, left :iard, H5, complete the opening ne. In good shape after their 12-12 alcmale lasl week, Collierville Is !portc ( | In fine physical and men- fil condition for Ibis game. They avc pledged themselves to win this ne for their coach and will be caring down to make him a pres- iit of the bis end of the score. Have UgM Schedule In order lo have his team at loir peak Coach Arvll Green has iiiitcd the training schedule this cck. convinced Ihe Chicks avc reached nn accepted ph.vsl- nl state, the chieftain has con- enlratcd on Ills plays lo increase is scoring power. To date they ave not shown much tendency owards getting over their oppon- nts' goal lines but bcnr liromlsc t better'tilings in that.dcpart- nenl. based on their showing lust veck. :rhe cripples are coming along ucely, especially Jiilly Koonce, terllng guard and ihe only doubt- ul starter. Tlie 145-poimd young- ier who has shown ns much im- jrovemciil ns any member of the quad has been giving special treat, nenl to his bum leg and the results have been gratifying. The Chicks closed out -Choir regular work yesterday and have only a light workout scheduled under the lights tonight. Coach Green Jlans lo call them out for the 30- nhvate drill around 7:30. lite DOPE BUCKET BY J. f. FBIEND Jcar J. 1'.-. At Ins! I Wins Oak Leaf Cluster For Combat Missions AN EIGHTH AIR FORCE BOMBER BASE, England (Delayed) — staff Sgt. Charles S. Armstrong, of Dell, Ark,, waist gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress, hr.£ been dccoraled with an Oak Leaf Clus- ler to the Air Medal, for "meritorious achievement," on bomber combat missions over Nazi Europe. The citation accompanying the award read, In pan: "The courage coolness and skill displayed by this enlisted man on these occasion. 1 ; reflect great credit upon himself and the Armed Forces of the United States." PROMISING HALFBACK (jnve out During the golden football era' of the Blythcvlllc Chleknsaws,' which ran trom 19114 through the 1D41 .season, Die illustrious boys of Mr, and Mrs. Sylvester (Pop) Mos- k-y—Herschcll, Russell and Norman, oihcrvlsq known us Monk — held down Ihe Icfl halfback slot in all but one yenr, tlie hist. Am! I might add they all did n swell Job at the place. They not only won nil-state acclaim, but commanded attention over the entire southland for their prowess nt Jugging, throw- Ing and kicking the leather. When 'Monk" received his coveted sheepskin nn t | followed his two older brothers to the University of Alabama, his place was taken by (i spindle legged youngster by the name of J. T. Victory, w'ho gnve every Indication of adequately filling tlie position. Par two years before the third nnd last of the Mosleys passed into history Joe Dildy, then head- nnn of the Chicks, groomed Victory o take over. But the Job was not easy. J. T. was temperamental nnd •somewhat of a problem child on the .ribal roster, often jumping the training traces. However, Joe never gave up on hlhi. When J. T. would Ret out of line Jovial Joe would romp and stomp nnd threaten him with mayhem. Ench time J. T. would cross his heart and hope to die If he ever did It, agnln. But he forgot klndft easily. WAS PROBLEM CHILD Had Victory followed the rigid training rules and stuck to the game ns dM the Mosleys he might have .rivaled them hi grid excellence. He had physical possibilities gnlore. though he lacked their •\bout his activities. It follows; 136 \V. ?th 811'cet, I'lllsbuiB, callt. ! again. Anil 1 net « great deal of pleasure out of writing |0 you, You were always swell to mo awl I want you to know 1 really do some information have fotitul time to Parkin Next Foe, Of Osceola Team Powerful Tiger* Will Test Semlnotes In Conference Contest DSCBOLA, Oct. 26-Fnle of the Osceola Semlnoles In tlie Northeast Arkansas Conference championship tor 1DU hangs In the balance this week. Ucalen by Ihe Defending; chnin- mid ipprcclute It, (Thanks, ol' ehap). (_ ,. , 11 , •-"» ^v»^, i u on, iicj u *~>j;uui> nil. steadiness and football background.- 'week-end. He Is stationed about a. -He was fast, showed signs of de- ' veloping a liiliper-dlp))er motion, and could pass. I held out lioiws he would settle down and become the star he should have been. Before he came Into his own he jumped the team In IS42 nnd joined the army. He is now on convoy assignment. He married last year and now is a proud father of ^"^trong. 2 3 yeaVs old, at- "^TpAv^ ^^"^^ Victory «»nHvta ' ~ from Privn tended Dell and Blythevllle High wlllc]l hc , Dt d h| s "'hair"'and Schools and was a student at Ar- I kansas State College when he entered (lie service on June 0, 1942. Tie is the son of Mrs. E. W. Nolan, of Dell. hour-and-a-halt's ride from me. Have just finished a year's over seas duly. I H lll be In the States i while then expect to go to different theater of operation. I wouli like very much lo BO to the Eur. openn. as I have seen enough o the S.\V,P. I saw one major caln paiSn there. I linve. been In New Guinea, Brisbane and Sidney, Alls tralia, Hawaii, and TnhUn. few others I can'l mention. I have been awarded Ihe Asia TOASTER WREHCH.SET 6 piece set for Iiome, mcclmnic, etc. Made of airplane brake drum steel. JKu&iprooi finish. 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Main Phone 515 A/v A A INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL V v V v v V VVVVVVVVV^ INTERNATIONAL 40% SWINE SUPPLEMENT Means Mare Pork at Less Cost You make more pork at less cost by feeding International 40% Swine Supplement with your corn ihan by feeding corn alone. The 1939 Yearbook of Agriculture points to the.finding: ". .. an exclusive corn diet supplied too litlle protein both in qualify and quantity for ihe growing pig." International Mineralized Swine Supplement contains 40% PROTEIN. ^ /0 Feeding 100 Ibs. of International 40% Swine Supplement and 12 bu. of corn will bring a hog up to 200 Ibs., with corj^alone it will require 24 bu. With'corn at $1 a bushel you will save approximately $7.50 per hog. Male this extra profit for yourself, feed International 40% Swine Supplement. I INTERNATIONAL BUY INTERNATIONAL 40 o SWIM SUPPLEMENT At Your Dealer's ^\^\/N OVER 100 MILLION BAGS ALREADY SOLD . . . 'THEY MUST BE GOOD" V cen Oi.ceoln, Pnikin and Marked cc. Unbeaten In five starts the arkcd Ti-cc outfll Iins Ihe Inside nek right now, They have liam- cd Ihe tribe 13-0 mid Parkin, 0, but have return en«aKcments ith both teams before llu> cur- In falls next mouth. ^....,.,. . , has a Job nil I see In the papers where the,"i^oiH for them. They must tin Chicks have donned their uniforms for another season. And l wish that I could be with them. And perhaps some day I will be able lo retain that, ambition. I hope to go (o College after this ivar Is over, that, [s, If 1 mn among the fortunate, I am much larger limn 1 was In high school. So, I should be nble to deal' them some misery In college. I also sec where "Pop" Mosley Is In the limelight as coach of the papooses. Anil (hey arc very fortunate -he is one man ivho knows his [ootball. I wish him and his kids hick. KKKK COLI.UGt: O.AME I saw U.C.UA. nnd the University of California play out here at Berkeley, Calif, it was a fftjv game but not like we play It back South where I came from. I don't thin); there Is a prep team out here that could beat the IQIO "Chick Champs." I have seen quite a few boys out here from home. But I nm at the last place they come to, which likely Is the reason. Eddie Sallba Is here now, and a fellow by the name of Woolen, (presumablj W. Woolen) I saw John McOIU ur "Porky' Robinson not long ago, inn going lo see Herb ClilM " mcttlngs with Miuktrt Tree Pnrkfu. G'owch Homer Bourns Is placing tremendous dillh on the speed tind strong running attack of the 8cm- inolcs. He Plans lo lukc tho blanket of( Denver Wihtm initl nobcrl Olay Driver, his two lending backs, unil ctrorig, futt charging line lo off- rot tho (superior weight of tho vis- Illng MenBtils. He Intends to tnko a tip from Market! Tree and utilize (lie, flying feet of Ills ace ball carriers as the Indians <lld last week. The champions hi hnvd and fust and didn't lei Ihe comparatively jOow 'risers gel set aild It worked like a chiirin. 'lliey reorert a touchdown and stopped ever)' I'jirkln advance a.s rolil us the proverbial herring. The Bpinluoles will not bo up to their usual line strength for Hits important conference game. Freddie Diumlsler, star center, left ,.„-_..,, . . . - Wednesday for tho Nnvy lo l>e- i'nSftf, la " (1rtmlnl " lll ,como a membev of the w.-nld' ( n' i E ,M "' C Utlc - , , Uveatost team. Naturally, his place l1 ,L MM. cly ,!' c f 011 . '0 bollevo m usl |, c fined nnd likely will be at (he title will be decided to-1 , )lugBl , ( , by hls yom , BC1 .' bM ^ t> 'iimmy, who hue been operating t lucklc tx-rlh. Clinvle.H Joiie.% will irobably Inherit the regular Nlai't- ng right tackle assignment. The trlbnl chleftiiln is still slmk- iig over the close mil hl.v ('hargc:! cct'lrx'cl lust week ill Aiicitsiu. '" 1-ro* Indians In th, third game of the season, and held lo a scoreless deadlock by an In- wl twin) of Augusta Blue Devils week, the "T-? Doped to win by a comfortable , night's margin they received the thock of Chrta Be'wrestuig irrturtor heir young lives. iniUtd of pl»y- \ttott Sergt. Jew* 4 T. • cUm«u', • ' -RMt • Sent in; '"H^ii" 16 Blue DevlU fou «W •'wing instructor; 'and ' by Sergt' like wildMlgers and not only earn : John Olerum, assistant boW ^i- cd n 0-0 tie, but might have won f.truclor. < , ',T ' wllli better breaks. They crctued the Osceola goal line only to have Die touchdown nullified by a pen- ally. UtC In the name mi Augu-.tft r.ntl headed oul Into the op«n, But flccl Denver Wilson hnulcd him down from behind and saved the score mid the game for his mates. BAAF Boxers And Wrestlers Perform ftMnfl OourHi iiavi nni •&; Do FALSTfElflT Rock, Slide or Slip? FASTEETtr, an improved powder to be. sprinkled on upper or lower jilales, holds false teeth moic Iliinly In place. Do hot slide, slip nor rock. No gumrny, gooey, pasty toste or feeling, FALBTEOTH Is nlknllne (iion-acJd). Does hot sour. Checks "plate color 1 ' (denture bienth), act FASTEETH at any ding store,' . If the Semlnoles can come irons)) with victory ngnln&t' tho igcrs they avc falvly certain lo tain their places In the Norlh- ist Arkansas Conference sun, and (it even more emphails on later c, Pacific and American Uicalcr operations ribbons; also the ood conduct ribbon. I received -o sttir at New Guinea. Tlicj ix'ii't much but when you arc Been 1th them on you are klnda ie- lieclcd. And, 11 Is somelhlni; 1 tall never forget. Well, I hear Hint son of mine rying and you know what- that leans. He was three.montlis oil his month. Look* like lio will bt n All-Americim someday. I hope Vould like very much lo hear fron ou. Qivc my regards to Mrs Friend and U. A. Sincerely yours, J. T. Victory. -Jr. Members of .IlAAf boxing and wreslllng classes will dctnolutralc = Ihelr wares durliiK bovit.i to Iw held I !n Hie liccronllou Itali Monday nlglil, Lleul. Allen A. Hurley, assistant physical (raining officer, announced today. Four wrestling mulches and flv.f or. six boxing bouts fealurlng the brat UAAF grapplei'R and sluggers nro scheduled. Local military and civilian per- OTiinel may attend free. Lieutenant Hurley in- being assisted In preparation^ for Monday Notice; Go-Gelters Membership Drive MEET AT LEGION HUT SUN.-1-.30 P.M.-Be Prompt TEAM CAPTAINS Cunningham—Crafron—Rice Mcronoy— Edwards JIMMIE TERRELL Post Commander 4% LOANS Present Loans Refinance'd, Liberal Property Valuation. COMPARE OUR SERVICE NOBLE GILL AGENCY "Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOE BLDG. PHONE 3131 You may not pop the question more ihan once in your life, but your every-day gyrations arc jvtst as tough on your clothes. That's why you need Balanced Tailoring*. This modern needlework technique reinforces the flexibility of hand tailoring with the stwrdincss of machine stitching . . . marries the sniari style, of Timely Clothes to their fine woolens "until death do them part!" Balanced Tailoring* makes Timely Clollics -J!/^/^ /fl " look better . .. longer. V TIMELY SUITS "*-V. ASSKEN 1NKQUIKI: Other New Fall Suits From 29.75 Tlie EXPERT MARTIN ROBERTSON is Homing to Urn Htm on Mon. & Tue. Oct. 30 & 31 Let him show you his large I. mid unusui"/ fine array of I brand new , ', $ttJ5T&ft T G§ and • COATINGS % lo be Made lo Measure Lc( him take your measure: mcnt for a Suit of Coat, to be delivered now or: later. R. D. Hughes Blytheville

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