The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1938 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 12, 1938
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FACE SH Harbei-l's Larkin Knockout Of Climaxes Tn- umph Over C.B.C. Team «>• J. P. KHU:MI Hugh 'Tex" Harberl, Mid-South Golden Gloves novice welterweight vMauipIon, last night knocked out j'rank fjarkin in the second round of a scheduled thrf-e-round bout to pace the Chickasaw Athletic Club amateur boxers W a s-2 decision over a team representing Christian Brothers College of Memphis. From the time young Albert James of Holland, Mo., substituting for his brother. Alln.s, wh6 wa.s tillable to appear on Ihe card due lo an eye injury, started thing* off with n sensational technical knockout, over Ricco Vimnlccl in the third round; there were few dull moments during the eiillii .seven-bout urORram. Two ended in knockouts and plenty of leather was ilirovm, keeping the fairly large crowd on ilic edges of Ihetr seals. Making '.his nrst appearance in several nwks. Hartiert was the complcle master of Karkin. He scored four knockdowns and delivered the final finish jusl us Ihe towel came sailing from the visitor's corner. Larkin was knocked to both knees and fell against the rope.5, completely out. Referee Don Burton indicated he was not go- Will Meet Poker Faced Olsen BLYTHEVrLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS ••*** fi" Ihe fortniility i local matdom, above, meets the milct nnd mqthocllcnl Ole O).sen Ii "Monday night's feature match at the American Legion nrenii. Nn- zci-lan Is much more colorful than his opponent but the big American may find himself lied inlo knots by Ihe smaller Swede If he spends too much lime trying to e el a rise out of his audience. lo go through of counting, but the towel offi cially saved him the (rouble. Shortly .tiller the opening bell Harbert hooked to Ihe tody and crossed with n right. Larkin took a count of four and upon getting up clinched repeatedly to clear .his head. After the break Hugh cision was 2-1. in Price's favor nnd stepped In wilh another short "'"" """' right and Larkin slid to the floor. At the count of two the liell rang. Still groggy /roni the terrific beating in the first round, Lai kin •was an easy target for the finishing touches. Action Thriller Poi action the setloo between - .mil I ace Walters carrie'd wilh room lo spare. Trailers let everything go for three Mike Nazcrlnn, rapidly developing Inlo the Number One Mennte of I. E. I. LEJIGUE PILOTS Jonesboro And ParagoulcJ Selections Fill League's Managerial Posts States Easing Property Levy On Motor Cars WASHINGTON (UP)—Taxation of automobiles under the general property tax laws Is decreasing, according lo a survey of the National Association of Assessing Officers. Only twenty-three stales and KV .[. I'. FRIEND • ' The Northeast Arkansas ijwiiej funeral mnnagerinl picture was completed WJlUe "'"" this week with the selection of man-1 substantially iilitrs lit .lont-sboro and ParagonM. fete cooper of Fltit, River, Mo., former catcher for the ISinniiiuham llarons of thfi Soulhwj) A.s.vo4i- llon. yi'.slei clay was .chosen lo Icuil (lid Joni/sboro Clients, followiii" u jnei'ling of MIR bonrd of dlr t 't?<irs Wednesday night, llonald Cox, president of parallel, had previously, unnounci'd Ihi- .signing <if Robert fjchliechcr. Inllelder. as chief of the Heltels for 1918. Cooper served one year wilh tlic Barons nnd Imd u good record. lie iippciired in four games with tlie Cilnnl* (luring the '37 campaign :iu<i made a favorable impression wilh the Glnnl an-i ofliehis .Shortly utter iuilogrnphlug tlie oin-- yc:,r contract, the .new pilot su Id Jin would call for 'spring Iralnin; on April H. tivo weeks before Ihe A former ftcorgln A. star. Bill Coslello-anil Blythcville's Kor- olf honors Tliese two full cantos during" which made trips lo the canvas tello won (lie fight with a both Cos- coin- foitable margin, but Walters earned the respect and admiration of the fans for his sheer courage Costello H-as far too experienced but Walters partially made up for us skill deficit by his tremendous two the liittlng poirer. He registered knockdowns, one lass limn CBC slar. By virtue of his first knockdown, a short left hook to the chin, Walters look (lie first lotmd, wilh Costello shading in the others. Costello had Walters in a bad way in the ing him lo the floor twice Horace wouldn't stay there and before it was all over had matched n third round knockdown and Imlshed strong. George Pruitt. sprang the real surprise of 'the evening. Pressed inlo service when Aaron Byrd refused lo go through with his match. PniHl took a close decision from Tom Berdiill in another bustling affair. George, however, lias his coach, Joe Craig, to thank lor Ihe victory. Dazzled by Ber (tail's unusual and soundly ,. / •: "• -"O^ <uiu hounuiy Leaten in the firsl. George was instructed by Craig to throw a rMil liana when Berdall went thvougli his body Hvl.u prior ( 0 throwing !i punch. It worked like a charm Pruitl not only landed regularly but .staggered him often. Had he been more experienced pruttt might have scored a-knockout in lite second. Two powerful rights had Berdall reeling, but he hart enough ring generalship to °uide him through the rough spots. • Sonny Lloyd gave away about I en pound.? in weight but decisively whipped Bobby Hunter in Ihe lightweight, division. The win -might prove costly, however as Hunter butted him In the second round opening a ( ] cep gasll ovcr Jits left eye. Sonny took all three rounds, scoring repentally wilh a rapier-like left hand. He had Him- and 1 2 3 3 inn..II l" '" ""' 1;w »^ 1U1U would early m the fray. Hunter's i i ^ Sa?l? r m Ti le " ie ° ™ ro> ne Bluff landed flush oil Sonriy's chin, Buckling his knees. Sonny fell in- lo a clinch and held on lo gel fits Hearings. Lloyd 'was punish ing Hunter with a two " triumph decisive. punching mil win oul over Albert James made his Blylhe- ville clebul an impressive one Ijy i technical knock- Viinniicci, but lie liad lo coute from behind to do It Vunnuccl easily oulboxcd the Mis- sourlnn In the first round and had tilings pretty much his way In the next frame until he made (he mistake of trying lo slug. He kissed the canvas after stopping one '' was on . of James haymakers and the Ilcor at the bell. Albert climbed all over period nnd down again. him after the rest soon battered him His fuce bleeding profusely, Ricco Was in no condition lo continue so Jack Rtvalto slopped it by tossing In the lowel Atlas was in the stands and said lie hoped, to be ready lo BO bv another *eek. Jnnics ' Lonif, Blythcville, and Mifcc Tallerico, CBC. opened tlie program with a three round exhibition. Long wa.s loo large and heavy for the clever little Italian. Jimies Terry noted a.s annoimc- judgcs -were Coach Dildy. Robert, Burns Whilley nnd Joe Joe Palace Forces Holt From Unbeaten Ranks Nosing nhcad at the finish to win by 19 points the Palace Cafe bowlers forced Holt Funeral Home into the ranks of Ihe defeated teams In the City Bowlln» league tnst night at Sudburys playhouse The Holt defeat left "iviry's service station in undisputed possession of first, place, In another match lust nlxht New Cunningham? John's Confectioner} over Hudson Tailor won handily High scoring marked the 1'ixlacc- Hrtlt clash with Bert Loouey averaging 224 points and W. O Cluerln and Tom Phillips also over •><» Points. s; Alvin trimly in a non-league game registered a perfect score-.Wfl points —recently. Team Standings Terry's Station Holt Ttmeral Home Dr. Pepper Palace Cafe John's Confectionery Hudson Tailor shop , Hubbard Hardware Co. 0 Ark-Mo Power Corp. o Pet. 1.008 .Cfl7 .GB7 .60? .507 .333 .000 .000 John Munski, above, is regarded by Condi Jack Matthews of the University of Missouri as a second Glenn Cunningham. ,<\ sophomore from Lewislown, Muni., "Lonesome .luhn" j s u, c ' unbeaten fiig six two-mile rh.iinij)ion and promises U> biv;ik Cunninoliiiin's cnnfcreiu-o m:nk of 9:32 during Ihu nppniachj,,,; outdoor campaign. . . , . Hchleicher crashed Into oi-ganl/.ed baseball wilh Minneapolis In 19:11. lie led Ihe Southeastern League iii batting with ,M8 In '32. He was wilh uecalur, III. of the Three 1 loop in 1933-34. with Elnilrn. N. Y., 1935-3G and Knnxvllle last .season". Other managers already selected Include Herschel Bobo at Blylhe- ville; MJiinny" Simmons at Ca- ruthcrsville; Elmer Kirchoff at Batesvllle. and Thorpe Hamilloii at Newport. Nazerian 'To Meet Olsen HereMonday Mike Nav.eririn, the big Arnioninn wlio has developed into almost as much of a meunie as Ui&. peerless Charles slnkey, is again on the In- cnl wrestling cavil. Promoter Mike Mcroney has nialchctli htm against poker faced Ole "Olscii In the feature match here Monday night. 1 It was Na/crlaii who causcd/'iiint fans to rise up 1 ami give vent 10 their wvalh here some time ago because of his seemingly barjmrioiis unties in the ring, and he lias proved somewhat dlfliciUt to 'handle on ciieli occasion on which lie jws appeared here. Olsen has never riiet Na/.erlan heve tun) whether lie can nvercome tlie weight handicap is n question, however, Olsen is certainly cqunl to the Armenian In tlie cunt- Icr of skill and speed. In the preliminary bout Gus Wistar, tlie flying Dutchman from tlie lone star slate, returns after ''iiii absence of some.months to tackle Jimmy Logus, a Greek whose name is suggestive of thai of the former world's champion. Jimmy Lomlos. Wisbar can wrestle and will undoubtedly stick ,. lo business, but little Is known here of Losus who \vill make his'first iipuenrRiice before the local customers. Nil live Scot is New Blylheville Club Golf Pro Hie District of Columbia .still Impose genera) property taxes on automobiles. Seventeen states 'ordinarily exempt automobiles from general or special property lax, while seven states have departed from ihe general I property ta>: but, retain Iwo of its ' features—local assessment and the ad valorem .States in the latter groan usually osUibli.sIf valuation by statutory formulae based on list prices. These laxc.t nee special properly taxes, al- Ihougli ihey may be called "excise luxes," "permit fees" or "registration fees." included in tilts group are California, Colorado, Mussaelm- selLs. New Hampshire, Maine Wyoming nnd Washington. Status which collect, only registration taxes fcoin automobiles are Delaware, Florida, Idaho, New Jersey, Iowa, Michigan. Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon. Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Vermont and Wisconsin. Louisiana, by a constitutional nmcmlmciil. exempts motor vehicles from all stale and parish property taxes, mid cities may exempt them from municipal levies. Mass Attended Every March 17 For 50 Springs NEW ORLEANS (UP) — Fifty years ago a blue-eyed 4-ycar-oltl Irish girl told her mother she never would miss a St. Patrick's Day mass. The 13 brothers and sisters of little Lorclta Attnway were equally as religious and for many years they would form a parade lo St. Patrick's church for mass on March ]7. During llio>past halt century, the devout Catholic, now Mrs. Roo,ue Gutierrez, hns been (he only one of her family able lo keep unbroken the vow made to her mother. This) March 17 slic will round out her 50th consecutive St. Patrick's Day mass "at St. Patrick's church. When her' husband became unemployed 10 years ago. Mrs. Gutierrez made a vow lo St. Joseph that she would give 5 cents every week for. the poor when her husband found a job. Gutierrez soon ivns working; again and for the past decade his unfe lias given 4 cents weekly to the poor at St, Vincent de Paul Church. OUR BOARDING HOUSE SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 193! With Major In Semi-Final Game JONESBORO, Ark.. JP)—Winners of the M Jonesboro-Pine Bluff and at-1 Rock-Ash Hut games this his! noon wir 'the state Mar. 12. Little iy. M ine nnai bell to make his'noon will meet in thp fl.MiV «r mmpi, decisive. I the state high school toys basket Billle Wiggins, a sharp shooting bali tournament here tou'isht Tlie latherweight, rated otic of (he flr5t same will sinrt at 'eiVlil ?st In Memphis prep circles °' cloc k. fe «m,,,l K, Cr punched his way to a clear decision over Henry Mnery °l, m ' S ,? Muery wilh hls h»rd right all during ihe fight and was away ahead at Ihe finish. inere were-no knockdowns. Neither was there any question as to Wiggins' supremacy. The local lad wade a game stand but was simply outclassed. Frank. Gaia. a flyweight, stepped out of his class to substitute for Dempsey Dwyer, but lost a decision to Billy Price .of Manila Dwjer was unable to appear due to sickness. The fight was an unusual one., in that the first round was all Gala The second was fairly even, and the third -was all PrJo> Gala opened with a right liand body attack and seemed destined to possibly score a knockout until Price started countering •with a long right to the head Price rocked him often and had him hanging oil at the finish of "" toot flint, TJi* de- Tlie o'clock" "'"" '"" ci?llt Results of the quarter final games were: Joiicsboro 31 M O - nclte 26; Pine Bluff 42. ucche 39- Little Rock 43. New Edinburgh 25- Ash Flat 47. Warren 32. Gehrig Signs Contract For Salary Of $39,000 ST. PETERSBURG. Fid., Mar. 12. <UP)—Lou Oehrig. New York Yankee first baseman, today signed a one-year contract for $39,000. Ihe third highest salary ever irnid a baseball player. Under extreme condition. .1 mnn is able to live 72 days without food, but he can go only a week without water/ Magicians garbed themselves —j -...« &««i w.\i uiuiu, s CJV< lon s Oriental robes prior to art by Robert Houdini. the '"Mian's Lew Brown, recently of Hope. Ark., who has arrived to become golf pro at the Blytheville Country Club, has announced that, he wmdd like lo meet all players and all prospective players from isiythe- vllle and Ihe neighboring towns during Hie weekend. Mr, Brown is said to be one of !he most prominent instructors in Ihe South. A native of Scotland, he received his golf training in that country. He hns been in Montreal. ! Canada, and lias been connected with tlie Echo Valley Country cljib in Little Rock. Before coming here he operated a course nt Hope. Hfrs. Bro\vn and two daughters. Miss Mary Louise nnd Miss Jessie, who was stale driving champion In 1031. arc also here? AW 7 HAW WAIA/Pl PERCV; YOU'RE UNABLE TO *.ALt*Jc« A Weekly Sunday .School Lcssoiv= "Serving With What We Have" BV WM. E. GII.KOV, I). I). i Editor of Advance Our lesson presents one of the strangest, and at the same time, one of tlie most fascinating stories of all history tlic feeding of ..._ ... as it is sometimes called "the feeding of the five thousand." because the closing verse of the lesson indicates that lhat was- the number who ale of Ihe loaves and fishes. When Jesus liari yone apart with His disciples in the Uescrt in mankind Life. Various Jesus, the Bread of efforts to explain Hi. osi, lascuiating stories "" u«uiu> iu explain the '. It is the story of: ? tory hnvc bre » mnc) e, but of course of the multitude or . a lnlr! ":le could be "explained," lines called "the feed- lt woulc ' ue no miracle. .One com•,* n.n,,™,.,! « \ mon explanation is that many people had actually brought lunch with them, and when the five loaves and the two fishes were brought forth, those with' food also U. S. Crane Ship To Shift Base To East Coast PHILADELPHIA (UP)—The U. S. Naval Transport Sivii« is en route by easy stages to Puget Sound,'Wash., to low Ihe world's largest noating crane back to New York. The Sirius, in command of Commander R. B. Carney, left tlie Philadelphia Navy Yard for Norfolk, whence it will continue down the East coast, through the Panama Canal, and up the West Coast ^.,,^,.,,1.^j 1A1 llllt . nt-auit in mi; i :. hope that they might have a quiet I ! n rest nnd an opportunity for coin-! ra m union with one another, there were so many—we are told—coming and going (lint Jesus andj the disciples had no leisure to eat. But they were not to escape from the multitude, even though they went ! away in a boat seeking n desert, plnce where they might lane). The people saw them going, and followed Ihem along the .shore, so . j )1 ' ci[i » cc( i it so there was enough ""• Sllch e1e secm trivial to explain the and useless. to Pugel Sound. The Kearsage, U. S. Navy Randit leaves His IValoli CLEVELAND (UP)—Alex Osinski, oiwralor of a watch repair shop, lashed out wilh his fists when a "customer," pulled a pistol nu<| demanded his money. The bandit fled, leaving Osinski holding a wrist watch the robber had asked him lo examine. Heavy Rains Wash Out Placer Mining Nuggets MARYSVLLLE. Cal. (UP)—Heavy alns have been .saving a lot of lard work for gold miners in ibis region, 'iliey do the work of placer mining and after every heavy ruin ;old nuggets are found on top of the "diggings." Joe Vicrrr. of Rr.ckberry exhibited one wliicli had been "rained" up and Tom O'Neil of Challenge gathered iu several slugs, one of which vas worth $42. WRESTLING MONDAY NIGHT, 8 O'CLOCK MIKE NAZERIAN vs. OLE OLSEN GUS WISBAR vs. JIMMY LOGUS American Legion Arena, North Second SI, Crane-ship No. i. is awaiting the Sirins nt Bremerton. Wash., where the Slrlus is expected to arrive some, lime in Way. Then begins the long retracing of its course lo Hie Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Kearsake, former .11,350-ton warship, which set battleship, speed records for Atlantic crossings shortly after (lie Spanish- American War nnd once the heaviest naval vessel afloat, has been converted inlo a eraneship capable of lifting 250 tons. , Special towing gear will be nee- ' essaiy for both vessels. The Kear sage will be equipped with radio, its own mess, and everything that Hint instead of being His disciples, Jesus alone with fount! himself confronted wilh a- great multitude. Instead of resenting their invasion on His privacy, He hail great compassion on them, for He saw them as sheep without a shepherd. As He began lo teacli them, the We either accept tlie story ..., strangely and miraculously true or we accept it as a beautiful tin-' (Ution in the story of Jesus that probably lias some real foundation in fact; or we do not seek in any way either lo explain or to justify the miracle, but just, take (lie story for Its teaching and its symbolism of Je.sus'as the Bread of Life. There are of course ninny lessons that could be drawn for our life today; and one of the most pointed Is that without any miracle-working in our modem world if we liad the spirit of Jesus and the love of the people that He Imd it wottlrt be possible lo feed Hie! _,_, .__ „ ,. ,.,»_.*,, vill _ ._ ..wiu^ WL , JJUMUJIC: IO IPcu Ulft day lengthened and the disciples i multitudes (oday where multitudes lw * "" IM "•" -- "« starving God's abundance is great, and man's skill has been so added to tlie work of nature that, we 'can produce plenty for the needs or humanity, if we could only learn Ood's way, and if we could --•.••••^.^ GLENCOE BARBER SHOP Earl E. Parker, Prop. GUncoe Hotel Bldg. Handor Elecfrlr. Manicuring battleship power. has except motive became visibly troubled. They came to Jesus, reminding Him thai the place was a desert place, and thai night was coming on. They urged Jesus to send the people away that they might go back lo HID village and buy themselves .something to ent. But Jesus answered. "Give ye them to eat," and to the aninzed disciples, commanded that they should have the people sit down by companies — even though the only available food seemed lo be five loaves and two fishes. After they had eaten, they gathered up 12 baskets of broken pieces that j remained. How shall we account for so remarkable a story, and what are the lessons we may derive from it? The chief lesson to be derived from it is plain in its symbolism in the WANTED GOVERNMENT LOAN COTTON SWEARENGEN CO. OFFtCE CONCRETE BU)G. O.N WALNUT STREET FOR SALE n. in, NO. n-A Cotton Planting Seed Those seed first year out from experiment station. $2.00 per hundred. Phone 2M. JOHN F. ROWLAND divine compassion which make us zealous to feed the gry and bring blessing to masses. the Racing Driver Warns Of Road Carelessness DALLAS, Tex. 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