The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 9, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 9, 1944
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EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVHMBKR 9, 1<)1<1 :••:/? tai Muddy field, Score 13-12 - * ' i f Sylvester (Pop) Moslcy can take , a-tip froinilast night nnd pray for rein and a muddy field when his Blythevllle Juniors arc scheduled for action. ,. The fighting Papooses, ; battling tooih and toenail all the way, proved better mudders than their Jonesboro Junior rivals ns they downed the .Whirlwinds, 13-12, in a thriller on a water soaked field that resem- bled'a quagmire. Win For Pop : It - was a far different band of Juniors who dropped a 1S-G decision to,the same team several weeks ago. Tri^lr spirit raised to the-highest possible pitch by the cagey; "Pop", who has' be en waiting for this greni moment for many years, the "Paps" went out and won it foi the oP man; won It in n mnnneV that brought unrestrained- praise from the mere handful of faithfuls who braved the elements for the most exciting and interesting game of the season here. •Instead of waiting for lightning (o strike as they did in the game at Jonesboro,;the locals st'rnck hard and fast to roll up two early touchdowns 'and make vgood one exlra i theviile point In two tiles, which proved (he ' unabl ooses out In front, 7-0. , After a scoreless second quarter, featured by .a darling 31-yard run by Grecnwell that pulled the young tribe out of n deep hole, the Papooses engineered n power drlvj ft'hlch carried the ball down' to' the 10. But 'Jonesboro stiffened and held. A bad Whirlwind punt which traveled only 20 yards gave-them the ball on the Jpnesboro 30, and this set on* the fuse for another touchdown-ward thrust that did not bog down. Grecnwell spun around right end for 28 .yards and a first 'down on the Jonesboro 2. J.'Elliott slipped over for the score. Simon's kick was blocked. Blythoville 13, 'Jonesboro 0. :•' Op*ns Passing Attack : Stevens took u reverse from Odell on the next klckofl and was knocked out of bounds on the.BiythevllU! 49. That was the signal for the passing attack. Slovens completed seven of eight passes, interspersed by a sneak by Archer, for the 49 yards, the final heave being to Boyd t for the touchdown. Boyd missed the j .Chunk for the extra point and Bly- led, 13-0. margln of victory. Their running attack stymied almost at the line of scrimmage by the hard charging Papoose forwards, Jonesboro was forced to wait until' much of the, water had been beaten off the field before taking to the air midway of tlie third period. Then, despite the heavy ball and field, they completed 15 of 20 tries, practically nil on a spread formation. One touchdown came as a direct result, while the other was set up via' ; the overhead heaves. 1 ! Drama On Parade It was a -tense, anxious moment in the fading minutes of tlie final quarter. Trailing, 13-0, tlie visitors scored one ;touchdown on passes, then failed to convert. Forcing the Papooses to kick, they took over and began another suige on passing which carried to the 10 from where Fullback Charles Stevens ran 11 over. Thnt ran the count to 13-12 There was complete'silence in tlie Unable to gain after Ihc kiekofl Jack Elliott punted on third down '.o Boyd on the Jonesboro 43, and the Whirlwinds again took to the air. McFarlnnd stopped It momcn- larily with a fumble recovery but the "Pups" could not advance the required yardage and were forced to kick. Taking the ball on the Bly- thevllle 37, Stevens hit Boyd and Odell wllh passes to the 10 and then ran it over for the touchdown. But Wilson, Butler To Lead Osceola Seminole Co-Captains Will Direct Mates Against Hughes Team OSCEOLA, Nov. 9—Denver Wilson, fleet fullback, will serve as co-capla!n with Gene Butler, sterling guard, for the Osceola Seml- noles in the annual Homecoming game wllh Hughes here tomorrow night. A standout nil season, his final In prep school, Wilson was unanimously selected to fill the spot for Hie remainder of the season, succeeding Freddie Bannister who has gone Into the Nnvy. Wilson has been one of the spark- plugs of the Scmlnolcs nil season and rates bttltcr lihnn nn even chance to earn n berth on the iill- Norlhcast Arkansas conference teams at the conclusion of the current campaign. Triple' Threat Star A triple threat of equal ability, Denver's ability to break away on long touchdown Jaunts is his biggest Ssscl. He Is fast, shifty, and unusually dangerous out In a broken field. A disturbing change of pace, plus Ihc knack of darting In and out of tight places makes It more difficult for opposing would- be lacklers to get a firm grip. As Ihc zero hour for the Import- it* DOPE BUCKET It J. V. rKIKND Army was not a happy one. GUCS.S Win, Pack (that's my'vcry person. "I nickname). I have been vcry from boys overseas and sorta siir- fortunate in both my work and my mlslng as to what reany was be- friends over here nnd would not hind sucli a statement, or para- exchange places with any of Ihosc SET IN 1'I.ACK Ever so often 1 catch myself ;)leklng out certain parts of letter: Checker Teams Will Compete Here Tonight The Kennelt, Mo., checker team Is .scheduled to Invade Blylhevillc tonight for an Interclub four-all tournament with members of tlie A famous British hangman Is Blylheville team, It was announced tlie source of a v,'ord familiar In today by Matchmaker W. H. Jack- every American shipyard. His name, son, / jexplains Ships magazine, was Der- The teams.will compete at the llck American Legion hut on Nortli Second Street, beginning ql 1:30 o'clock. Tlie mutches are open and specta- of his fellow Marines. Ho "won his fight, loo, gaining a decision over Pfc. Fred Jamison of Cincinnati, Hyde, formerly a welterweight, has gained considerable weight and at ICO pounds Is classed as a middleweight. His home address Is 105 West Rose street, Blythevillc. One.other Arkansas man, Corp. Payc O'Doll of Sprlngdule, was on the Marine boxing card. There arc more species of minerals found In North Carolina than In any other state. >raph So Interested am i In their l>ud<tics of the past who now wear lol ' s ma >' attend without admission welfare, menial and physical, thai ° lficc1 ' Insignia. I confess my com- cost. there Is a tendency to magnify plalnls were many, but I don't be-1 'he Blylheville team includes these ami try lo Imagine that all lll ' re ' liev were persona! in any Foster Lutes, Baxter, Hushing, Long Iry Is not well Inside. Such was the case of n recent : sense of the wor,| and I know they not sunposod to be. ff you can ' ant conference clash approaches Coacli Homer Bourns views the anticipated tough game with Justified' alarm. Since the loss of P. squib from my pnl, Staff Sorgt. Bill i check up (which I doubt very Crowe. Now Bill aiid I hnve been i much) I believe you will find they friends for many, many years. We ' arc complaints outside tilings in have spent, many, many hours to- <!'« Army which I Ihoueht were gethcr in his home and ours nnd ""'" - 1 '••""'"'»"' • -"••<•"• he Is considered one of the family. We played a bit of softball ami tennis together and huddled around a great deal. So, quite naturally, one small statement took on special significance. I took it to mean thill he was not happy nnd contented (us could be expected in fur off New Gulnen away from his charming young wife and lovable parents). And, <luinb-llkc, I ups and sks point blank if all was not veil with him. Now if you know Bill as I do, he expected answer was typical. 'hat swell fellow Is never at n loss or wonts and lie didn't pull any he didn't make the paydlrt on the Bannister, crack center and dcfen muchly needed and desired extra point. And it was just too, too bad. Lineups nnd summary: Blythevllle Pos Hucy LE Hoover 'RT Brnccy LG Hodge C B. B. Elliott 'RG Besharso RT Eaton RE J. Elliott QB Greenwell LH Traylor RH Jonesboro Eastworth Ratellff Sisler stands and even the press coop ns Mf f-^\.,. A • . ™ the teams squaied off for the «n' gXlttuies: important try for point that meant a tie or defeat Joncsboro's quarterback elected to run. The ball came'back to Captain Stevens who cracked his right guard. But John Hoover, Billy Brncey nnd Dickie Greenwell sized it up just right and smothered 'him just short of the goal line. Two plnys after the next Jdckoff the game ended. "Pop" played the averages and won; He kept his attack on the ground and it proved sufficient. Led by Dickie Gieci^d! nnd Billy Wayne McFarland the winners chalked up 11 first downs to G for Jonesboro nnd lacked 144 net yards by rushing, ns compared to only 45 for the Whirlwinds. But Jonesboro's 15 forwards netted 120 yards Blytheville did not attempt a pass Elliott Scores Both : Jack : Elliott scored the touchdowns for the Papooses, both on sneak: after His : mates had powered tin ball down to scoring distance. I was :big. Mose Simon's educated tot „ .that provided the big victory point Jf Riding the bench because of injurle; Mose came in after each score am booted for the.extra points. His firs try was right between the post and a mile high for good measure • However, on the second attempt h tpolTa. trifle too long and It wa blocked, though headed in the rlgh direction iHls right halfback understudy sandy haired Harold Traylor, stoi the defensive show. He'was n tack ling and blocking tornado all eve ning, popping 'em hard and oftc in a fashion more fitting an 18 or 20-jear-old, instead of only 13. R. B. Hodge, Hoover, and Bracey were • also towers of strength. I 'Captain Stevens Was almost the' whole show for the victors. He wns • halted for the,most part by rush-1 ing but showed uncanny passing ac-1 curacy. Brinson, center, was especially 'outstanding on defense. >• Besharse Recovers Fumble ' - Don Besharse, back in the lineup after missing a game, gave the Juniors an advantage by recovering "Gabby" Noel's fumble on the Jonesboro 43. McFarland nnd Grecnwell two-tuned it dowri to the two from where Elliott slipped over his guard lor the score. Simon converted for the extra point, putting the Pnp- Blytheville, S i in o n, . Stlnson; onesboro, Boyd, Merc tilth/Arnold, rirst Downs: Blythevllle 11. Jones- oro 0. Scoring touchdowns: Bly- hevllle, J. Elliott 2, (rushing); 'oncsboro, Boyd (pass from Stevens). Stevens (rushing). Extra points: Blythevllle, Simon (place kick), txsses: Blythevillc attempted none. Jonesboro completed 15 out of 20 or a total of 120 yards. Penalties; ilytheville 4 for 30 yards; Joncs- )oro 4 for 40 yards. Score by quarters: : Blythevillc .7 0 6 0—13 slve cog, things have tended to break ngnlnst the tribe with injuries, and the Big Chief is certain his charges must be at their best lo turn baek the invaders. Recalls Hani Fight •'. Ilc recalls only too vividly the Brinton bitter, bruising battle several weeks Hamilton' "60 at Hughes, and while the Seni- Bear'den Jnoles emerged from the fight with Foster . a 'two-touchdown victory,' they hail Archer' '9 nnisler every available lilt, of N OC ] i power to turn the trick. Freddie Odell Bannister was on hand then. So was Stevens (c) ;Hem 'y arlffl n ami both played vgc parts in the victory march, lilt the snappy center Is gone nnd lie fine quarterback Is laid up on he shelf with n fractured ankle. Though not optimistic, Conch Bourns Is confident his youngs- ers will carry on the traditional Os- epla fighting spirit and put up a trong battle. He Is hopeful the good uck charm which has guided tribal teams through at least a half- dozen successive. 'Homecoming lint- tics will survive nt least for another time, and this will be the Jonesboro 0 0 012—12 Officials: Adams (Ark. Slate) referee; Garrison (Southwestern, Memphis) Rock H. Judge. umpire; Tubbs (Little S,) hcadliiiesinan—fielci Meetings A men's meeting and pot-luck supper 1 will be held tonight, 7:15 o'clock, at Lake Street Methodist Church, it was announced today bj the Rev. Bates Sturdy, pastor o the church. The Rev. Harvey T KWd, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, will be guest speaker. The public is Invited to attend. ime. Reserves Hold Key stupid nnd inefficient nnd policies I did not find computable with the Ideals nn ( i objectives for which we are flqhting, and l have much company on that viewpoint. However. I have even given up saying anything about that jiow, J. P., since being verbally chastised by several friends of mine <clvllinns) In their letters. I finally got it through my thick head that most people have a fixed idea of what they want lo hear in soldier's letter ami woe b'etidc the poor guy who deviates therefrom. KEKS I.IEUT. WEUII I have seen Clarence Webb sev- mnclies at me. IJut I found out as |, usy titncs lately but we are both vcry ( ,.| ent now vhat 1 wanted to, even though 1, and 1 nm not sure when we will get lid perhaps get n bit under his together again. He seems to be in itile by asking the silly, useless the best of health and still question. as happy-go-lucky as ever. His job His statement of asking the boys 1 - K r,,,. /,. om i, c ing a c j nc i, nn ,| j s about themselves can be taken by \ plenty tough one.. His record seems everyone who has n son, daughter )o 1 JC vcry good and he is well lik- or some other loved one on foreign ! C d by his men oil. It is cont' ' ••- vhlcli follows: S-Sgl. Win. C. Crowe, 343rd Qm Depot Co AI'O 503, % P. M. San Francisco, Calif. New Guinea. Dear J. P.: It seems that 1 have that shoe and Bloodworth. Carihol Hyde Wins Decision In Ring Match Pvt. Carihol Hyde, former Bly- thevllle nthlete who learned to handle leather mittens ns a member of Joe Craig's Golden Gloves team, hasn't forgotten how to hook and jab. Now with the Second Marine Division, veterans of the recent Sal- pan-Iinian campaign in the Mariana Islands, tlie Blythevillc Leatherneck, participated In boxing matches staged for the amusement oil. It is contained in the letter I Weather conditions here are mncl: more pleasant lately because it has been raining more frequently. 1 never knew that jungles had H time, as I feel the call of the bed nnd, too, the news-S-.cs: •-Sc vr 1 :' limited. Q.M. has one of the routine job's of the Army and it would take a belter author than I to wring much out of it. The days repeat each other like cnrbqiv copies and the only variation Is a few rush orders at night. Incldcntly, it is much more pleasant to work at night. The moon is as beautiful as you could wish for, but alas, the Men, Women! Old at 40,50,60! WantPep? Want to Fee! Years Younger? Do you blame exhausted, woni-oul Thousands amsim aiwhLt a IHlle IIOH .Julie. ConIr.l . .,.... . ..... ~ ....... , ------- - -. fiO. 80. tot lot\y olil RoUlyljr-c:iusctowln1rori: nlso itro[irjvlict1c clones vllaimu Hi, raMum. I^u- cwtl lutroducio/y filrc only 3Ec! Tiy (fccrex Tonlo "Sd« w "o! Iron: «lso l.ow ewtt TaUm Jot new [j£-[i, VQUUKCI leciing. ibfc vwy At all Jruu *w* t& uvcrywlier* — llM. at Klrly Dm*. R1TZ THEATRE .Manila, Ark. WEKK-UAY NIUHTS Box Office Opens 7:15—Show Starts at 7:39. SATURDAYS & BONDATS I5ox Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 He also puts tremendous confi dence In Jack Sarlnln, Billy Shelden nnd Tommy Bannister, who arc scheduled to slcp into starling roles. Sartnin Is due to be over the ball. Bnnnlster Is expected to hold down i , „„„,,,„ right tackle, and Shclden has the' 1 ' 1 '"'' 8 SPLCIAL inside, track for right halfback, Melvln .Waggoner shifted to the on my fool now. It pinches a little — but Is still a good fit. The last 1 -"" few weeks have liccn n veritable madhouse around here nnd my let- j tcr writing has liccn sadly neglect-' ed ns a result. Someday soon you'll ] probably read about In the papers and easily figure out ^liy we have been so busy. (We already have, chum, and what news, this Philippine Invasion). '•'•' The package of maeaaincs reached me r ycslerday and on behalf of myself and the others I thank you very much. They are widely distributed already nnd I'll hnve to chase them clown as I get ready to rend them. They mean n great deal here, J. P., for rending material is very scarce and usually of ancient days. rcnlly dry season but I do now, and I company leaves much to be ciesir- lielieve-you-mc, It Is a "dry" sen- cd. (Get that girls), son with more dust than you see in the middle of August. I guess Mils will be all for tills Best of luck to you and your.s. Sincerely, Bill. Thursday and Friday "SUNDOWN" with Gene Ticrney, Bruce Cabot, Gcorg Sanders &• Harry Carey Paramount News Comedy blocking spot, In • event Conch BoiU'ns changes his mind Eugene Slinncyfclt. may get the bnckflcW bid over Sheldcn while John Edrt Ulllcrnp, a bright prospect, or Snrtaln. will get the tackle call, with Bannisler going back lo center where lie performed two weeks ago. The chief deserves the right for last minute ileclsion and is strong on hunches. The Specinl Service section >|;of this man's army certainly deserves a lot of credit, J. P. They arc<doing their best lo keep us supplied 'Bllh books, magazines, radios, shows and other forms of entertainment. Of course, things go wrong ^n'l times. Thai Is inevitable. However, they do n wonderful job with what lliey have. , In'your last letter you said that, by reading between the lines, you gathered that my position in"th'e 666 CoW Preparations as directed USEl CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st 8L ' i. lUrta 12:48; Buti, start* 1:49 Night nhowii 5:15 .-. Eic«pt Monday, opens 6l4S \M Continuous shows Sat and Bun.' Last Time Today Double Feature YOU'RE IN THE ARMY NOW" with \ Jimmy Duntnlc "ARE HUSBANDS NECESSARY?" with Kay illilluml & Belly Field Friday and Saturday Double Feature STICK TO YOUR GUNS' with Ho]i;ilong Cassidy :md "ATLANTIC CONVOY" with Hrucc Bennett Serial: "(I-Mcu vs. the Black Dragon." ' .' ; '•/ Donalil Duck Comciiy it Here Arc A Few MORE HARD-TO-GET ITEMS This Merchandise Will Be On Sale Saturday Large Yale Padlocks ..... 90c Medium Yale Padlocks . . . 59c Small Yale Padlocks ..... 29c 28 Inch Galv. Screen, Ft. . (30 Inch Galv. Screen— 13c Ft.) 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By blending flexible hand tailoring with sturdy machine stitching, it sews style nnd stamina into your Timely Topcoat — not for months — not for seasons—but for keeps! Balanced Tailoring* *ff 0 J) makes Timely Clothes look better longer, •KC.C. i. rxT. <*r. Other New Fall Overcoats From 29.75 R. D. Hughes & Co. Open 7:00 Show Starts 7:15 Last Time Today And Shut | Slat!I Slaill jj, Di.ttledbyWIlUAMA. SEIIEB &/jj Froduicd hx 1OT1HG STASR ~5* '• News of Ihc Day Short Friday and Saturday I 'Calling Wild i Bill Elliott' with Bill Elliott & George "Gabby" ] Hayes SERIAL: "Adventures of the flying Cartels"

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