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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE "(ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY,-JUNE 2, 1942 Malone and Omar Are Beaten By Swede and Welch Wrestling holds were at a premium at the Legion Arena last j night as Irish Eddie Malone and ' Gust; Johnston uncored their "best shots" in an action-packed "hold a minute" contest that drew rounds of applause from the wide eyed fafts. Johnston won the match due, in part, to a leg injury of Malone's. In the other attraction on Promoter Meroneys mat-card, Joe Welch, younger".of the famous Welch brothers licked Prince Omar, of Persia^ in two successive falls. The Joiinston-Malonc affair was the real thing. The crafty clinchers tangled 1 in one of the best matches that has been staged here for some time. Although Malone outweighed Johnston, the "Human Windmill" made up for the disadvantage in weight with his thorough knowledge of the game. Malone proved that he also knew the ropes. The Irish laG won the first set- to of the duel in 11 minutes with a step-over leg lock, made famous by Jim Londos. Swapping hold for hold the two - matsters went to Says Champion Wants Money For Payment Of Income Taxes By United Press Fight promoter Mike Jacobs .still the .will permit. Corporal Joe to defend his heavyweight championship this Sum- hasn't given up hope that Army -Louis boxinj mer. BY HAKIIY GRAYSON NEA Service Sports Editor NEW YORK—A forkball made Ernest Edward Bonham the best pitcher in baseball. He was pretty fast ana had good control when Scout Joe Devine first saw him pitching for a lumber camp team at lone, in northern California, in 1935. Frank Makosky, out of the Lackawanna League in the middle Jerseys, taught Ernie Bonham the forkball while the pair were with Kansas City. Makosky once had a trial with the Yankees. Tiny Bonham holds the forkball between the first and second fingers of his tremendous right hand, reiir.'i back with the same motion Today, Jacobs came up with a I with which he propels 'his fast Forkball Helps Yankee Ace The Juggler BASEBALL KFL5 LIGHT APr^ BONHAM new proposal for Army authorities. He proposed that Louis be permitted to defend his crown this Summer to earn the $117,000 he must pay in back income taxes next month. If the Army will agree to this, Jacobs promises that the rest of the champion's purse and all other profits will be turned over to the Army Relief Fund. Jacobs explains that Lcui.s wants to fight just once to get enough their tasks in a very serious man- | money to pay his income taxe.s. ner. That this was any mail's fall was evident in that the boys were constantly breaking their opponents hold and applying one of their own. "The Man With A Thousand Holds," muscular Gust Johnston, won the second stanza of the battlo after only 8 minutes of action with flying mares and body slam. Johnston proved to be a bit too fast for the heavier Irishman in this particular fall, his speed aiding him no his panting ad- favoring a .-leg little in subduing versary. Eddie Malone, injured by one of Johnston's powerful holds, dropped the deciding fall in 10 minutes, the winning hold being a leg lock preceded by a, series of bone crushing flying mares. Malone put up a good effort in this fall, but his injured leg seemed to bother him to such an extent that he was forced to wrestle defensively. Joe Welch tamed the Persian meanie. Prince Omar in the first fall of their fracas after the loud- voiced Persian had used every unorthodox trick possibly-. The Prince, after slamming Joe'to the mat by his hair, and using his foot numerous times in the back of his opponent, met with a whirlwind of fury. The riled Welch slammed the Persian with a flurry of blows following up with a series of spring board shoulder blocks and a body sla^n to take the initial fall in IS minutes. The second and last fall of the Welch-pmar fracas ended only 10 seconds after it had started. The The promoter says lie will be glad to turn over all his profits to the Army fund if the champion is granted permission to make a title defense. Jacobs also add.s that L:mis was promised his co-called "tax light" by an Army ofl'icor, before he enlisted, in return for donating the purses of his last two title defenses to Army and Navy Relief. The promoter, however, cicc.sn't di.s- close the name of the officer. If Loui.s is pel-milled to fipiit, Jacobs has three probable opponents lined up for him. They arc Lee Savold. Bob Pas- bull, and lets 'er fly. Regardless of whether the batter anticipates a .swift one, he is baffled as the forkball shimmies and then drops tor. ami Melin Bettina. Of these three—Pastor AIMS AT COOMBS' SHUTOUT RECORD Going into his .seventh .start for the New Yorks this trip, Bonham had won six in a row. He had four shutouts and is aiming at the American League record of 13, compiled by the immortal Jack Coombs with the Athletics In 1910. / This i.s the first spring that Bonham lias obtained a flying start. A recurrence of an old back injury suffered last spring retarded him until June of last year. Bonham comes roaring clown the stretch. He first, attracted nation-wide attention when he reported from Kansas City in time to win nine, games for the Yankees in their late drive of 1940. He let Brooklyn down with five hits in the world series clincher last October. It was the best pitch- IS ed game of the fall show. the! JUGGLES UtON ONE TO one most likely to set. first crack}MAKE BALL FEEL LIGHT Bonham incurred his back at the heavyweight crown. Billy Conn—who was supposed to fi^ht Louis this month—is temporarily out of the picture after breaking his hand in an argument with hi.s father-in-law. noisy seemingly r-ame from his corner, iu ft careless manner and Welch was on him like a panther. , Welch again resorted to spring board, shoulder blocks and body sjam to squelch his foe. Both matches were 90 minute time limit best two out of three lalls affairs. A Go Ahead Signal Is Given To Racers in- NEW YORK, June 2. iUP> — Belmont Park has received the green-light from Civilian Defense Officials after taking precautions to protect the public in the event of air raids. O C D officials yesterday in- j formed Belmont authorities that the race track will be permitted to operate for the balance of ths present meet because of improvements made at the park over the week end. Several days ago. the O C D threatened to close down the track unless the management improved conditions for civilian protection. jury as a youngster working in lumber camp. It wasn't corectcd until Johns Hopkins medicos had him sleep on a board for two years. Bonham juggles a five-pound iron ball before he pitches and between innings. He does this on the same theory that a batter- swings several bats. It makes the baseball feel light. Bonham is so big and barrel- chested that while he was with Kansas City, a wrestling town, he frequently was mistaken for one of the savage behemoths. Tiny Bonham stands 6 feet 2 and weighs 215 pounds, but that isn't why he is now the Yankee Big Boy. Pitching ability and sense has enabled him to replace the aging Red Ruffing as top man of the World champions' staff. 0 PLYING STAPK BONHAM ISSHOOT/UGAT AME&CAN LEAGUE SHUTOUT TH&OW5 A FOWBAL AND MS BATTEffS EATING OUT OF ///$ HAND. Paul Waner Seeks A Tie For Record By United Press Only six players in Major League baseball history have totalled three- thousand or more hits during their life-times. But the number will be raised to seven soon when Paul Waner, of the Boston Braves collects, just 11 more bingles. Waner, who learned hot to hit by belting corn cobs broomstick, naturally is forward to joining such immortals as Ty Cobb, Tris Speaker, Eddie Collins, Larry Lajoie and Hans Wagner. Waner has been a big leaguer ' with a looking LANE SCOTT'S Today is an anniversay, one j stood with that of any of them.'*;' that probably won't receive an awful lot of publicity In the newspapers because of the war but one that'll be remembered by the kids of this generation through all of the years of their lives. It was exactly a year ago today that one of the finest examples of a truly great athlete made his final bow and stepped out of a sports scene that'll never seem quite the same without him. Lou Gehrig, the old plow horse of the New York Yankees, took his third strike just twelve months for 17 years and during that times 0 - fi " al b°w was in keep- he's had his share of thrills. But,| in 6 with tnc rcst of his li£c - Hc ' " ...... ' ....... °"' '" * ho l " 4 "° l1 " QllH he says, he'll get his biggest kick when he collects number 3000. The peculiar thing about Paul's successful hitting is that he is nearsighted. The elder of the Waner brothers confesses that, despite the flock of hits he has collected, he still can't as much a P art .° f , t see the outfield fences of any ball scneme as na ^ acks park in the National Lea gu/ Paul simply "went to the bench" and did it unostentatiously and without fanfare. Those who knew Gehrig, either personally or as an athlete, will probably never get over the blow that fell that day. Old Lou was American corn-pone, As a sportsman, he was respected by everyone from the bat boy to the manager of the opposing team. Yet, the greatest thing about Gehrig was the character of the man. He was simple, honest, unassuming, and clean-cut. Every kid in the world has his own particular sport's hero, whom he worships. The countless number of boys who revered Gehrig were certainly never influenced toward anything except something worthwhile by his example. When a guy like Lou is gone and washed out players like Dizzy Dean and other* ham athletes remain in the spotlight, it enables the fans to appreciate the true worth of a Gehrig. Yeah, a year ago today baseball' took one of its hardest licks. A great guy, Lou! *** *' par has worn glasses since he was a kid in high school but only for reading—never for baseball. He cularly a sports fan, could quite get used to the idea of major league baseball being played without the big first baseman being . • » J I I •/•* ' UU U l/ilt Wife Ail k. LI K/tA.J^H*V*.**.«.»W*«»^ tried them briefly one Spring but OUIld somew here. It wasn't so COTfC* f t"\ Qlf 1 /-7 rl KN '*• l>n I ti ss » .* • • A L^ ± r-. says they iddn't help enough to adopt them permanently. Says Waner: much that Gehrig was a star of the diamond, though he was certainly all of that; it was mostly By HARItY GRAYSON NEA Service Sports Editor Summing up following six weeks of Spring work at Minnesota, Dr. George Hauser, head coach for duration, says: "It was a normal practice. Team spirit was high." Dr. Hauser stresses that Minnesota .-faces a tough nine-game schedule in the Fall under wartime conditions. Tough for whom? Oh, well, Dr. Hauser no doubt means the opposition. Without ignoring veterans who proved themselves last Autumn, Dr. Hauser whoops it up about several Montreal celebrated its 300th birthday this year. As Ville Marie it was founded May 16, 1642. "Why" worry collecting rents, paying taxes and looking after repairs when you can get rental experts to take care of it for you. We will save you all the worry and get more net rental out of the property than you do. We can write you insurance, also. See us for service. THOMAS LAND CO. 25 Years Experience BelmoiH Paris. Ra Goes To War .Bvii '< 4 NEW YORK. Juno 2. vUP>—A four-year old .son of Man O'War named War Bugle pounded to n one-length victory yesterday in the 6th and feature race at Belmont Park. War Bugle, under the clever handling of Jockey Billy Young, covered the 7 furlongs in one min- Army Establishes Personnel Agency Giants of the North lost their great tactician, Maj. Bernie Bierman.* to the Marine Corps, but Minnesota football roars on despite war, hell and high water. There are no priorities on Minnesota football and what the Minneapolis school has is far from synthetic. Minnesota again has just what the doctor ordered. Other coaches would like to have Dr. Hauser's prescription. Report from Minneapolis recalls the unsuspecting little -woman of "When I'm batting, the closer the kind of guy that Lou was. He the ball gets to me, the better I was a big stalwart fellow who had can see it. And when it finally jail of the stamina of a team of gets up there it looks as big as a oxen. As a ballplayer, his record balloon, and who can't hit a bal- f loon!" However, with glasses, Paul declares, the ball looks almost too small to hit. Waner, who passed his 39th birthday on April 16th has changed little since he first broke into the majors with the Pittsburgh Pirates back in 1926. He still weighs 153 pounds—the same as the day he first reported to the Bucs. The Boston Braves have nine more games to play before they reach Pittsburgh for a series with the Pirates. And as Waner expresses it—"it sure would be great"—if he could hit the three thousandth in the city where he played for 15 years. newcomers. Rangy Joe Silovich has | Jackson, Mich., who saw the Min- not only the elusiveness required j ncsota squad coming down the of a real halfback, but possesses j street the day before the Michi- the most accurate passing arm. on j gan game afc-Ann Arbor last Fall. the squad. Bob Kula. outstanding fullback, and Bob Hary are able substitutes of Bill There they were, dressed in golden sweaters, which in the sunlight looked like armor. The little woman's eyes fastened on huge ma- . tailback as a wr^ Headquarters Eighth fft . n . for the veteran backfield Garnaas, quarter; Herman Frickey, roon "Ms" across their tremendous right half; Bill Daley, left half; • chests. and Vic Kulbltskt. -. ' The little woman gazed at the Blastin' Bill Daley blasted reports : young behemoths in horror: that he would not make as good a j it was invasion, she would have fullback. The 205- ute. Bay 23 and four-fifths second.-.. Carse finished second while- Enthrall was in the .show spot. Sugar Problem for Mother SEATTLE (UP) — A. J. Knuiss, Corps Area, Fort Sam Texas, Agency the Headquarters Arkansas Recruiting District, Room 67 New Federal Building, Little Rock, Arkansas. The duties of this agency are to receive and acknowledge offers of .service, evaluate such offers and, if the individual appears of potential value to the War Department in any capacity, mail the individual a questionnaire. War Department A. G. O. Form No. 0850. with the four touchdowns his team scored Mars. Eighth Houston, a Personnel Placement the olhcr^ithTpals" has been established at * „ * ° f sworn Th ° SC COUld stand for in the annual Spring game, set up Washington sugar-rationing chief! rec 5 ucst ' t! ™t it be filled out and returned to this office for further consideration. This office will also furnish available information as to was advised that a Seattle woman wanted a new rationing book because her baby ate all the stamps out of the one issued hnr. Krauss told her she was out of luck. FOR HIRE'S FAST OIUVIRY ROIL-YOUR-OWNIRS ON IMDNESS WITH RICH ]ASI procedure to be followed by men, with specialist training, over 30 years old. to obtain commissions in the non-combatant services of the Army. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE sanies scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE No games scheduled. No No When the Golden Gophers play among themselves, those fortunate enough to be present see just about the best game of the year. Kulbitski started at center, the position he held as a reserve last trip, was moved to quarterback and ended up a reckless, line-plunging fullback. In addition to his 196 pounds, he has the speed developed as a high school trackman. Besides the two fine ends of 1941, Herb Hem and Bill Baumgartner, Dr. Hauser was particularly impressed with Jerry Mulready, a junior, and Cliff Anderson, who saw some action last season. As a mate for the All-America, Capt. Dick Wildung, at tackle, Rudy Sikich is matching the science of the game with his tremendous physical abilities. Prom Virginia, on the Minnesota iron range, Sophomore Charley Della go was a first string guard from the day practice started. They grow 'em so big and tough on the Minnesota iron range that they have to be welded into uni- Orson Welles was right. Reindeer Population Dwindles In Alaska .The Baseball Standings Latest dope from Memphis has it that Izzy Klein, veteran boxing manager and promoter, is going to see what he can do toward reviving popularity of the fistic art in Tennessee. Apparently, Izzy plans to spark a not publicity campaign and to finally bring in some really good boys when the gate justifies it. Well, a better man than Izzy could probably have been found, but it's worth a try. The south has never been a good boxing region, so there's plenty of room for im- ^ provement. SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Memphis 32 Atlanta 31 Little Rock 28 New Orleans 26 Birmingham 25 Nashville 24 Chattanooga 20 Knoxville 19 19 23 24 23 26 26 30 34 Pet. .538 .490 .480 .400 .358 AMENDMENT NO. 32 Proposed by the General Assembly and filed in the office of the Secretary of State on the 27th day of March, 1941. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OP REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE OP THE STATE OP ARKANSAS. A MAJORITY OF ALL THE MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH HOUSE AGREEING THERETO: THAT THE FOLLOWING IS HEREBY PROPOSED AS AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OP ARKANSAS, AND UPON BEING SUBMITTED TO THE ELECTORS OF THE STATE FOR APPROVAL AT THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION FOR REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS, IP A MAJORITY OP THE ELECTORS VOTING THEREON, AT SUCH AN ELECTION, ADOPT SUCH AMENDMENT THE SAME SHALL BECOME A PART OF THE CONSTITUTION OP THE STATE OP ARKANSAS, TO-WIT: Section 1. The General Assembly is hereby authorized and empowered to provide by general law for the creation, establishment, support, regulation and control of Junior College Districts. Each district, at the time of its creation, shall contain contiguous territory with an assessed valuation of real and personal property cf not less than 58,000.000. The General Assembly shall have power to change the boundaries of such districts and to abolish them. For administration, faculty, maintenance, repairs, and for the purpose of creating a sinking fund, to obtain sites, and for the construction and equipment of buildings, and all other neces- hereafter be levied and collected. The General Assembly may authorize such district to authorize the issuance of bonds against the tax. which may be levied as herein provided. Section 2. Provided that if such a district so created shall include more than one county or parts of more than one county, then such a district must be ratified by a majority of the electors in each of the said counties or in each of the said areas smaller than a county, voting for the tax herein provided at the election heretofore mentioned. Following such ratification the entire area within said District shall constitute the said Junior College District. Witness my hand and Seal this 30th day of April, 1942. C. G. HALL, Secretary of Etate. Small Boys Haul Scrap Iron PENDLETON. Ore. (UP)—The littlo red wagon means a lot to Uncle Sam. The one belonging to Bobby, 6, and Dick, 4, Newman has hauled more than 3,000 pounds of abandoned scr^ap iron in two months. The boys scour fields, ditches and gullies for the metal. Ann Plans Movie Comeback KETCHIKAN, Alaska (UP)— Reindeer herds in northern Alaska are diminishing rapidly, according to testimony by representatives of the Office ot Indian Affairs before a house committee, reports received here said. Tlie tesimony revealed that although 84,000 reindeer had been purchased from the former white owners about two years ago, only approximately 50,000 of those reindeer are now in existence. The remainder were said to have been dstroyed by wolves and coyotes, or starved to death. It was further stated in the testimony that whereas there were formerly 641,000 reindeer in all of Alaska, that number had now been reduced to 205,000. MORNING NIGHT, THAT PRINCE ALBERT TASTE AND FRAGRANCE (S GRAND. PA'S NO-BITE TREATED FOR MILDNESS, IT'S EASIER ON YOUR DISPOSITION. FAST, FIRM ROLLING WITHOUT SPILLS, FOR TRIM, FIRM SMOKES-R A. FOR- PIPE-JOY, TOO! Stern Stuff V k f A In recent laboratory "smoking bowl" tests, Prince Albert burned 86 DEGREES COOLER than the average of the 30 other of the largest-selling brands tested . .. coolest of all! fi nc roll-your-own cigarettes in every handy pocket can of Prince Albert Partridge in Double Role CARIBOU. Me. (UP)—Importation of Hungarian partridges into this slate from Pennsylvania is a boon to potato farmers and sportsmen. The biro.*, clear the fields of potato bugs—their favorite food— and furnish sport for huntsmen. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Brooklyn 32 13 St. Louis 25 18 Boston 25 22 New York 23 23 Cincinnati 22 22 .... Chicago 21 24 467 College, a tax not to exceed two Pittsburgh Philadelphia 14 32 .304 Pet. .711 .581 .532 500' sary expenses incident to the effi- 'sOO cien ^ administration of such Junior 9 7 '413 j mills on the dollar may be levied on the taxable real and personal property of such district, if at an AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. New York 31 11 Detroit '26 22 Boston 23 20 Cleveland 24 21 St. Louis 23 24 Chicago 18 26 Philadelphia 19 3'0 Washington 17 27 Pet. .738 .542 .535 .533 .489 ,409 .388 .386 Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Atlanta, night. Little Rock at Chattanooga, night. New Orleans at Knoxville. Birmingham at Nashville, night. election to be provided for by the General Assembly, a majority of the qualified electors of such districts shall vote "For Junior College Tax." Such tax or taxes shall be in addition to all other taxes now authorized by law and the levy thereof shall not be subject to the provision of Amendment No. 19 to the Constitution of the Slate. Such tax or taxes shall be levied and collected in the same manner that the district taxes of common school districts are now, or may NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Chicago. Brooklyn at Pittsburgh. Philadelphia at Cincinnati. Boston at St. Louis, night. 'Well, r m £, ad wcwon'l have to throw Coxswain Curtis in the water whcu this ?ace * over." WARNING ORDER Millie Lane. Plaintiff vs. No. 7807 Sherman Thomas and Martha Thomas, his wife: Emory J. Thomas and — Thomas, his wife: Helen Thomas Galloway; Archie Thomas and Mary Thomas, his wife, defendants. In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County. Arkansas. The defendants. Sherman Thomas and Martha Thomas, his wife; Emory J. Thomas and Thomas, his wife; Helen Thomas Calloway: Archie Thomas and Mary Thomas, his wife, arc hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Millie Lane. Dated this 25th day of May. 1942. HARVEY MORRIS." Clerk. By Elizabeth Blythe. D. C. H. G. Partlow, Atty for Pltf. Percy Wright, Atty. Ad Litcm. M26-J2-9-1G "Fine Imported and Domestic Liquors" Your Patronage Appreciated Russell Marr's Liquor Store 106 N. Broadway Phone 2868 Next Door South Post Office AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at New York. Cleveland at Boston. St. Louis at Washington, night. Detroit at Philadelphia, night. First giraffes taken into Europe were called camelopards because they had the "form" of a camel and the "skin" of a leopard. Doctors J. L. and J. C IN BLYTHEVILLE SINCE HOLLYWOOD (UP)—Ann Hard- ng; has decided to stage a movie comeback. Her first vehicle will be 'Eyes in the Night." 111/ Bargain Matinees Every Day Except Saturday and Sunday. Show Every Night 7:00 Box Office opens 6:45 Continuous Shows Sat. and Sun. LISTEN TO KLCN 9:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday ALEXANDER KORDA presenfi Also Selected Siiorts. Phone 42 Box Office Opens 7:30 p.m.— Show Starts 7:45 p.m. Admission Always llc-23c Tax Inc. CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st SI- Trices always tic and 22c Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Nifhl shows 6:45 Continuous shows Sal. and Sun. Tuesday & Wednesday BUDDY NIGHT 2 for the price of 1 8PTICHL STORE 209 W. M ain St. Phone 2912 'THE GREAT PLANE ROBBERY —with— Jark Tlolt and Vicki Lester. Comedy—The P> Stooges in "XO CENSUS—NO FEELING" Also—"R. K. O. NEWS.'' Wed.-Thurs.-Friday BEYOND COMPARE/ A NEW WARNER BROS. HIT with Dennis Morgan • Brenda Marshall Directed by MICHAEL CURT1Z RtjiniM C«rdin-r • P« t !n»! ROXY Bargain Night Every Night Except Saturday. Show Every Night 7:00 Kox Office Opens 6:45 Continuous Shows Sat. and Sun. Tuesday & Wednesday A )tto9 PICTURE Also Selected Shorts.

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