The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 6, 1946
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SIX KLYTIIEVILLE (AUK.) COUR1UH NKWS .SATURDAY, AJ'KIL 0, t'.VIO Nelson Trailing Tourney Leaders Eight Strokes Behind Kciser At Half-Way Mark At Augusta By HAROLD FOREMAN : UBiltd Prrss Sports Writer ; AUGUSTA, Ga., April 6. (U.P.) —The big question here tociay was whelher By ran Nelson, rated the greatest among present clay golf- tfs, had reached his peak mid was Pn Ihe down grade or whether Ihe Toledo Terror of the links was just finding the tough master's tournament course too much for even his tournainent-tesled nerves lo conquer, Nelson stands eight strokes back of Herman Keiscr of Akron, O. fit Ihe half-way mark and if Kaiser, who has fired n G and a G8 for a 36-hole ftolal of 137 can just shoot par golf Ihe rest of Ihc wny out. Nelson would have lo come roaring down the stretch with 11 pair of 67's even tie lo him. • Little Ben Kogan, of Hershcy. Pa., on the other hand, apparently fowid himself yesterday wilh a 70 th»t. Included iwo brillianl eagles RmJ the boys who make golf a busincs snow are banking on either Hogan' or Jimmy Thompson, at Los Angeles, who hits the bnll ti country mile, to oveiiakc Reiser ind win the choice $10,000 Muster's Tournament. Thompson and Hogan both ekme! through with 70's yesterciay wilh Thompson moving inio second position with a 142 total for M holes and Hogan pulling up into a lie for fourth with 144 strokes :il (lie end of two rounds. • Sandwiched In belween Thompson and Hogan was Clnylon Haef- >>*r. of Charlotte. N. C.. who n deled a «9 to his 74 of Thursday for « 38 hole gross of 143, good' enough to place him third and in a good position to finish at or near the top when the 73-hole choice event ends Sunday. , . . Hogan was forced to share Hit- fourth spot wilh Chicn llarbeii. of Detroit. Toney Penna. of Cincinnati, and Bob Hamilton, of clii- cuo. Harbert, who shared the leari »ith Keiser at the end If 18 holes. pU.ved yesterday with n lube in his leg for drainage following an operation to have a cyst removed ,-,-.. „ Thursday night and was In visible erans (if the armed forces had lo $700 Top Inflationary? Sure, And Jacobs Gets Suckers In Wholesale Lots Outside By IIAIiKY (JKAVSON NBA Snorts Kilitor NEW YORK. April 6. (NKA1-- Wilh the cuMomary greed of Ihoso who can't see beyond their noses, wilh one fell swoop Mike Jacobs did more lo add impetus lo influ- lion bv announcing a $100 ringside price for the Uniis-Conn light Ihan all Hie nylonleggeis pul together. And at a time when Ihe government is striving de.speralcly lo conlrol prices. Llltle wonder that Promoter Jacobs' annotincemenl cliljw a speedy blast from KcpreseiHalive Spcnco (D,. Ky.) "It is exlrcmely inflallonary when n man will pay $100 Just to .see a prizefiiihl." says the chairman of the House Hanking Committee, pulling il mildly. 11 is aslonishing Ihai Ihe ouilandisli larlff did not, draw more and stronger ci illcism from the higher places. "The pressure Is on and fnrlher regulations arc needed to keep it in check," added I^L-prcscnlsilive Spcnre. whose eommlllec is eon- siderini; the contlniuincc of the See conlro! act. As Representative Rpenee poin p .s out, il does seem incongruous ;hnl n second-hand article .should be worth lour limes the original cost five years before. Especially when there's no Indication lhat Ihls edition will he anywhere near as good as the ovk;- iiuil. Louis and Conn undoubtedly have gone buck considerably, and willioul any lest of ihelr ablllt n C-nole is cxorbilnnl to pay Car what amounts to a pig In a poke. Jacobs is the least sure llial; and -Conn are Die same Iwo young savages that they were In ID'll, lor Hie old Broadway ticket scalper forbid' anylhiny In the nature of r. warm-up. It's rather surprising that Uncle Michael didn't put the parties -A the and second purls in seerol training, a la Georges Carpenlier, when Ihc undersized Orchid Man came over lo be whacked by Jack Dcmpscy In 1921. Jacobs docs us he pleases, despite boxing commissioners. Alter all, he has a production that will sell under any elraimslanees, and everybody who ciin possibly cut In wants 11 piece, including Hie Ircis- ury departments. Commercialism has long since come first. Kven ballplayers who were vct- miiniiKi'r, heals Hilly Conn like valuable bric-u- t>i;ic ai; lie sprays million dollar nii'iil ticket aflcr Billy the Kid's! first wiirkiiut at CiiTi'mvond l.iikr, N. .1., fur battle with Joe Louis'; kee Hladiimi June ID. Kin^sidi- seals are priced ut $100,, wilh capacity crowd of 05,000 anticipated. ; There are Ihosi: who would pay $10110 for a ringside seal, but how about Ihc bloke who can't allnril to? He'll rcciulte a pnir of binowi- iii-.s wild his $fi pen:)) in some 'iis- lanl precinct of The Uronx. Jn- :ecd. Held glasses will go prelly v'ell wilh the greal bulk of the $100 rini;sides. nol to mention Ihe $50. $3C, $20 ami $10 pews. You arc templed to write thai ,aps are enllUecl lo some protee- ion lliemselves. and lo wonder whether Jacobs ever heaid pain as he limped around in 75. Hamilton, winner of the chariot te open last week, negotiated the 18 holes In 09 to loom as a threat while Pcnna took a 73 to go with his 71 on opening day. = Qfe of the most pleasant surprises of the day was the par 72 Burned in by Bobby Jones, whose Jf.hole total of 147 placed him in , a three way tie for 14th position which was considered remarkable for a man who retired from active competition 12 years ago. Barnhili Holds Practice Game For Razorbacks UTTLE ROCK, Ark., April C, (U.P.)—Coach John Barnhtll sent his 1946 Rnzorbacks into their first intrasquad scrimmage game tofiaj With a completely revamped back- fleld. ; The shift of four key men was _d«Blgned to give the Porkers more offensive power as well as speed Alton Baldwin, the veteran half- >rove themselves In competition to a prewar contract or obtain one. ' Old Red Hurling of he Yankees was suspended lor reusing to My lo Panama (or Ihe mrposc ol demonstration tlint he could still pitch. In his wildest Imagination, Tex ilickard never dreamed of chnvg- more than S50 for a seat, and spectacular ol Ihc prj- noters had a fair traction in took them workouts. sort of an nn- the story of the goose that Ihc- golden eggs. hut- Nobody Is going to be lilt over the head until lie buys a ticket anil I'm going to be Inside earlj at Yankee Sladium. June 19. am escape being killed in Ihc rush. A $100 lop Inflationary? Sure, but the Mike Jacobs, win. found he could sell Ihcm anything —and al a price— nl Madison Garden, wholesale will get the suckers lots outdoors. Voulter Eclipses Dad's Record KVANSTON <NF:Ai —Whrui Kd Scwell of North cm polc-vauHod 13 feet In the I'liHlue Relays hu toclsiy Ln find out where he can Wrestlers of 4 Nationalities On Legion Card Monday Night join his new Icammalcs, the New to a telephone lo tell 'his [ v '"' k Giants. in Uupid City, S, D.—charges. Cooper, sold by Ihc Cardinals lo reversed naturally- llml the riunll;, j "V Cllnnls for $175.000 last winter, record had passed into younger | t^'ictl to reach Otl by telephone at hands. The elder Sewell, one of Ihe "".vtcmu Ueach, Fla., last nighl but was unable to get his call through. He decided to wait until Olt called him, speculating meanwhile ou the advantages of being Tour different nationalities will »- ie represented in Promoter Mike deroney's weekly inal show Monday light n tag inalch. at Ihe American ion Arena. Mike Kilonis, a rk, learned with l,eo Newman. Irishman, is matched against led Tourlas. a Cuban, and Prince Omar, a Persian. Kilonis makes his fust appearance •re Monday night. He tips Ihe scales at 200 pounds and every pound of that Is power packed Oghtini! potential, according lo Pro- notcr Meroncy who bases hi.s opi:i- on on Kilonis' past appearance in other' precincts. Meroney Is usually "lesltant alKHit recommending wres- Llci'S he has nol seen perform, but is veiy enthusiastic in his com- uifiils on Kilonis' ability. He say.i Hint Kilonls has wrestled all ov'.-r the world with a good win average. Leo Newman, former Navy wrestling champion, is one ol the mosl popular performers ever to apix?;n in Hlythevillc. If he lives up lo hi: pasl performances he will be a good leiumniile for Kllonis and give Ihc opposition plenty of grief. Ted Tourtas, Ihe skillful Cuban has been here Iwice in Ihe past few weeks. He is well schooled al Hie game and seems lo be able lo absorb lots of punishment and conn back lighting. Prince Omar has long teen a fa- vorilc here, he _too uses a lot of science and has "plenty of power l<; back it up. He usually works something like Hill Canny. Knock 'ei; out. choke 'cm down, any way t get rid of them. II is reported lhat he is a genuine prince and lawfully privileged to use lhal title in hi'; country. All four of these performers weigh about 200 pounds each. They 'tre fast, very scientific and aggressive. Any one of them can gel plcnly rough. The starling time has been changed from 8:00 p.m. lo 8:15 p.m.. Promoter Meroncy has announced. The evening's show gets under way with Newman and Tourlas in opposite corners for the fust preliminary. Kilonis and Omar oppose each other in Ihc second. These preliminaries are Hie usual one fall 30 miniilc time limit, variety. Meroncy will be Ihc referee as usual. Midget,League Games Played Here Thursday The Junior Hleli Midget Ix-ague played two games Thursday night. The first ended one-sided with a score of 31-17 and Ihe second was a close game with the final score fl-7. In the first game. Harold Honey- eutt's Dobcals were Ihe victors and E. B. Gee's Tigers losers. The second game was fasl and exciting with LeRoy Crinei's Dodgers' victory of one point putting (hem on the rc/id lo the seventh grade victory. Dick Reid's Yankees were the Junior Legion Baseball Team Will Practice The Junior American legion baseball team will begin practice tomorrow afternoon, '2 o'clock, at the Fairgrounds. Marshall Ulacknrd, manager, said today. Mr. filackard said that every boy interested in playing should be there losers. Each learn has played two games and contestants in tin League now stand as follows: Kilililli Craile Crimes Woi Bobcats 2 Tigers 1 Lions 1 Wildcats 2 Seventh Oracle Dodgers 'i llrowns 1 Yankees 1 Giants 2 tomorrow. Uoys arc cll;;ible for the Irani if Ihey did not reach lh»ir 17th biMhday bolore Jan. 1, laiu STKATTON COMKS HACK SHERMAN, Tex.—Monty Stral- lon, former White Sox pitcher who lost a leg In 1938. expects to win 25 games for Sherman In Ihe East Texas League this year. CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" Wf*k Hays: KUrts »t 7 e. m. country's top pole-vallllers World Wai I, competing for sylvania. established a mark ol 12 tccl eight. la civilian again. He was discharged -at nearby Lambert Field yesterday. j Bicyclist Injured -[ Jerry Fowler, 11-ycai-old son WK Walker Cooper, still wearing]of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fowler, brok'c his betl-bnttoined trousers although | his right arm Wednesday when he Cooper Gets Discharge, Will Aid Giants Race ST. LOUIS, Mo.. April •!. (Ul> IT HAS TO IIE NKLbON AUGUSTA. Ga.—Of the consistent participants in the Masters, only one holds a sub-par average. He is Byron Nelson, nine strokes under par following eight tournaments. Jack IX'oipsey, who] be has his Navy discharge papers s they came—even in | stuffed in his hip packet, anxiously awaited a long distance telephone call from manager Me! Ott tell from his bicycle. Me is able to be up after having been treated at Blythcvillc Hospital. back from Hot Springs, went lo one of the wing positions where his speed and ability to catch passes was expected to do ihc most good. John Hoffman of Little Rock, last year's number one Conference ground gainer, moved to halfback. Bud Canada, another Hot Springs letler man swung from half lo quarter, and Joyce Pipkin, a newcomer to the squad but also from the Spa, switched from full to half. The team worked out yesterday under the new arrangement, and Barnhili was pleased with the initial results. TOR SALE 2000 BUSHELS RALSOY SOY BEANS rUmlcd from Stale Cerlittcd Seed 50 Tons Alfalfa Hay D.& P. L.I 4 Cotton Seed EARL MAGERS Dell, Arkansas Phone 635 Radio Sales & Service Felix A. Carney 138 East Main Phone 3616 Kales - Phillips Robinson Service - Felix Came) DON'T WAIT!!! We Will Pay You The TOP CASH PRICE FOR YOUR CAR Jrire In Today —Get the Cash! We Arc Approved Blylheville Dealers DESOTO — PLYMOUTH and PACKARD CARS and carry a complete stock of Genuine Chrysler and Packard Paris SEYMORE MOTOR SALES H. SEYMORE—Owner For Prompt Service On Repairs • Bring Your Car to Our New Location Corner Franklin and Walnut Phon« 886 or 3524 WRESTLING Leg/on Hut, Monday, April 8 New Starting Time 8:15 p. m. Adulls, 3Cc, Tax flo — Total 45c. Kcserrcd Seals I2c, Tax 3c— Total, 15c. Children's SraU IZc, Tax So, Total, 15c. Souls on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on TAG MATCH Kilonis and Newman TI. Tourtas and Omar Also 2 One-Fall 30-Minutc Matches MIKE KILONIS YS. PRINCE OMAR LEO NEWMAN vs. TED TOURTAS Local & Long Distance Moving Competent Help and einiiptucnl. Ade- rinntcly Ins tired. Contract Haul tug and Misc. Services. Home Service & Storage Co. Thon» 'JBDl STEP OUT IN STYLE! Fastidious Women rely upon our professional Cleaning Service Look as as a breath of Spring . . . as now as an Kaslor bonnet . . with clothes duaiicd and rcjuvcn- ak'd by our experts. DYEING . . . PRESSING ... Cleaning While You Wait flat* Cleaned and Blacked SO Mlnnte Service The John's Shop «U W. Main SL We Specialize in Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Seed and Plants Wholesale or Retail Blytheville Curb Market ISO E. Main Phone 073 POULTRY WANTED! Mr. Davis is connected wilh Ihe country's largest poultry buy ITS and offers highest prices at all limes. TODAY and TOMORROW'S PRICES— Hens —25c Cox — 16c HKIXG YOUR 1'OUI/WY TO US. 1711 West Vine St. Blytheville I'riccs Subject lo Change Without Notice * Insurance of every kind Phone 3545 W. J. Pollard Agency Glcncoc Hotel Bldg. * STEAM IAI/NDKY Last, Time Today DOUISLi: FEATURE "RIDING the WIND" with Tim Holt ami Hay Wllillcy "SILENT PARTNER" with William Henry * Ileverly I.oyd Seria:! "Jungle Queen" last cliapt. Also Cartoon Saturday OWL SHOW SHADOW in the NIGHT with George Kucro &• .Tramic Bales Serial: "Haunted Ilnrlior" No. 5 Also Comedy Sunday and Monday "COVER GIRL" wilh liita Ilaywortli * Gene Kelly Alsu News i- Sliorts New Theater Manila's Finest Saturday & Sunday, Mat. 1 o'clock Sunday & Tuesday Nights, S:J« o'clock AU other nishts, 6 o'clock SATURDAY "Colorado Pioneer" .SliirriMK Will! Bill Gllintl SKRIAI, AM) COMEDY Admission M C ; , rlrt 30c Saturday Owl Show "Gentleman Misbehaves" wilh Itnbcrt Stiinlon PLUS COMEDY Admission n c ;lmi 30o Sunday and Monday 'Bandits of Sherwood Forest" Presenting the New 1946 Aeronca Airplane SAFEST AND MOST ECONOMICAL SEK IT AND KLY IT AT MUNICIPAL AIUI'OUT demonstrations by J. F. FIELDS INSTRUCTOR will! Cornel Wilde News anil Comedy For River-Washed SAND and GRAVEL Phone 965 We Also Sell Good Black Sandy Loam Dirt for Fills Larkin Service Station 219 East Main St. K. M. Larkin Hulcn Holmes en for Business!' TAYLOR SAND AND GRAVEL CO. Specializing in River-Washed Sand and Grave 1 Plant and Office Located On River at North End of Bushy Ave. CARUTHERSVILLi, MO. RAIS/NG A CROP/ Producing new traders and farm machines is like raising a crop ... it takes months before they're ready. Perhaps ihere will be plenty of new tractors ncxl season and you'll be able to get one. But if you want to play it Safe, let us put your old tractor in good repair lion 1 . Then, come what may, you'll be ready McCORMICK-DEERING MACHINES PARTS AND SERVICE DELTA IMPLEMENT COMPANY Blytheville, Ark. HcCORMICK-DEERING MACHINES, PARTS AND SERVICE Last Time Today Rootin' TooHn' Rhythm" wilh Geiic Aulry 1: "The Master Key" Also Shorts Saturday MIDNIGHT SHOW Starts II p.m. The Fatal Witness wilh Evelyn Ankers , V RicJi.-ircI Frazer ^' Also Shorts Sunday and Monday Continuous Show Sunday 'Hotel Berlin' wilh 1 leimutli Duntine Fnyc Kmerson l\ir;i mount News Also Shorts R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. N KW STARTING TIM E IcRinnins Monday, April I, the box office will open at 7:00. Picture Marls at 7:15. Last Time Today "BORDER BANDITS" wilh William Hovel as Hopaloii£ Tassidy Slnirl—"HOl'SK THICKS" with roriiYE, and 7lh Chapter of "MASKED M Sunday and Monday "STORK CLUB" wilh Belly Hnltnn, Barry Filzgcralil ami lion IleFoc Also pifscntlnp four new soup hils ANIMAL CAUTOON: "Post War Era" & RKO NEWS Carloon: "Lillle Wilcli" & RKO News

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