The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 11, 1944
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PAGE SIX BLYTJJEVJLLE COURIER NEWS Four Mat Stars On Arena Card Lawson and Parker To Oppose Joe Welch And Chris Bellcos THE CARD ALL-STAR TAG MATCH Staff Sergt. Chris Bclkas (134) and Joe Welch (198) versus "Big Jim" Parker (2Z5) and "Duck" Lawson (212) PRELIMINARY Belkas versus Lawson ' Welch versus Parker Can two fast, llltlc clever giants beat a pair of slower, larger, and perhaps equally clever giants? Tills moot discussed question will be answered tonight al the American Legion arena oil North Second street when Promoter Mike Meroney presents what appears lo be one of his outstanding shows of the season for Ills weekly wrestling presentation. The two "litlle" ginnts in question ore Staff Scrgt. Chris Bclkas. wrestling Instructor at the BIylhevillc Army Air Field and holder of several world's weight lifting records, p.nd lanky Joe Welch, young brother of the veteran Roy Welch and a star In his own right, Belkas weighs in the neighborhood of 195 ITOunds, while his partner is some five pounds heavier. Giants Pack Power In the opposite corner of this all- star tag match will be "Dig Jim Parker, a 225-pound rollicking bruiser, and "Buck" Lawson, 212 pounds of brilliant wrestling flesh who used to teach the young fledglings at the Norfolk Navy yard the technique of Commando tactics. These two outstanding' teams will battle over the usual 90-minute time limit, two best falls of three route. ..For the curtnin raisers, which likely will furnish ample fireworks and put the customers in a suitable frame of mind for the double- barrelled, TNT-lnbeled innin event, Welch will match his skill against the bruising, two-fisted attacks of Parker, with Belkns hooking up Ills ring talents with the cleverness of Lawson. They will have 30 minutes, or less, to dispose of the other in single falls apiece. Speed Versus Ilrawn It will be a show of beef auci power^against speed and power willi Indications of a very fine show. The local impressario has thrown this quartet into the ring knowing full well that each has n distinct advantage over the other. Making their second successive tag start, Lawson and Parker will boast ft tremendous weight advantage which may prov ample down the stretch. That they do pack a powerful punch was clearly and effectively demonstrated last week when the meanle team, Bill Canny and Red Roberts, went down to defeat in a rough and tumble spectacular match that bordered on the brutal. Lawson mid Parker simply punched their way !o victory via powerhouse rights and lefts and > left little doubt as to their prowess. Must Coordinate Attack Boasting youth: speed and daring- aggressiveness,:-. Sergtj Belkas and Welch are certain 1 to present_a formidable attack built around a fast breaking, coordinated plan. There ii every rcasor^to-believe that Bol- 1 kas.and. \VclclU wjU-concchlraifc; on 1 one of "the bigger boys. They likely will work on him without relief from his partner until he goes under. If they can accomplish this plan then all will be well. But, if they are unable to command the situation, then they are certain to have double-trouble on their hands. Regardless of the outcome, the faithfuls are certain of a fust moving, action-packed and spectacular card which may rate as tops of the year. First of the preliminaries gets under way promptly at 8:15. Homeward Hunter Porkers Defeat; Fliers, 76 to 45 Officers Outclassed By University Cagers At Fayetteville FAYKTTEVIIJ,n, Dec. 11. —The tall University of Arkansas llnrat- backs packed loo many scoring guns for the Blylhcvllle Army Air Field us they routed the Fliers, 70-45 here Saturday night. Displaying a well balanced attack, the Porkers started .slowly ]>ut gained momentum as the game pto- (jressert and were never In serious (lunger of being beaten. They took a 15-5 lead iiller seven minutes of play, increased It to 21-5 ul 11 minutes and were ahead 3ii-7 at halfway. Lieut. Harold McGulfcy. former Western Kentucky star, easily dom- Iniilcd the individual scoring race with 27 point.'! to .shine In the Filers' fighting lost cause. "Mac" hit the wicker 10 times from the floor and made good on seven of eight free 'hrows. George Kok. six foot 10 inch center, fired the Arkansas attack with 18 points. Four Knzorbui'ks tallied '' or more points. .Leo Dumas displays 155-pound buck brought down in Wisconsin and home to Chicago. 1'art of his jay may be allribnlcil lo his siir- -- vival, Hunlmg cost 1!)7 lives in Michigan and Wisconsin live , . DOPE BUCKET B* I. P. FKIEND "THE mi'I'KU" lil-n'UliN'S Capl. Byron (The Hipper) Walker, whose exploits with Ihe chicl;- asaws under Carney Clraliam Lasho in the golden football era of 1SH5- 30 brought him nil-state and iill- southcrn recognition as a prepptM', and who captained flic Virginia Military InstlUilc Kayrtels lo climax four equally brilliant years, is hack in the States after almost two years in North Africa, Sicily and Italy. . . . "The Hipper", who served with the l!)lsl Tank Battalion, called Chief lilll Umyinnn Horn Mayfielcl, Ky.. to let him know thai he was back ,111 these Brand United Stales. . . . Byron used to work for Bill years ago and he hasn't forgotten those s-pecial kindnesses which were his without a.skiny. . . . But Byron won't be uomlni; to UlythcviUc, that Is, not for this trip. I ... His parents and family now live in Mnyfield nnd lie wants to spend much of hi.s leave with tliejn. . . . Then, loo, there is Ihe matter of yasolhie and tire rulioning which live slili in vogue and will be until this mess ts over. . . . This is home to him and he intends to come back as often as possible. . .,. A graduate ensincw. there Is every possibility that lie will return lo; his-job tt'itri. Ihc railroad wljeii he enlisted In the .service "SSONNV" IN roui.Tuv t'fc. Mayficlrt (Sonny) Lloyd, whose innlu business right r 'w is soldiering with the United Slalc.s Marines on Guam, has a sideline business. . . . The ex-Chick ureat revealed. In a letter to his sister, Mrs. Irene Anderson, that he has Bone into the poultry "business", not for profit, in money bin tor the welfare of his stomach. . . .•• A buddy ol mine and I bought three chickens", Sonny starts out, "two hens and a rooster for 10 dollars iKinria high, huh?) . . . cm,. ,,i "10 hens began laying then wnnl- Credit Group To Meet At CaruthersYille, Mo. One of tlic speakers at the annual stockholders meeting of the Caruthcrsvllle Production Credit Association to be held Wednesday at .the Presbyterian church in Camth- ersvilie, Mo., will be Ray E. Miller, secretary, Production Credit Corporation of St. Louis. Mr. Miller will discuss some phases ol the subject "Farmer Ownership for Production Credit Associations." Another topic of informative Interest to all fanners—"Soil Conservation," will bo discussed by Dr. W. C. Ethcridge, professor of Field Crops, Department of the Missouri University at Columbia. Courier Rewi wmi 'CHEST COLO TieHTNEs -of children quickly loosened up by Peaolio-GrandmaVolrf; toe mutton nict idea developed by modern naenre into a coin- ELECTRICITY IN THE FARM HOME Let us eiplain how easily yoo may enjoy electricity in your farm home. Estimates on wiring irtlhoot cost! Charlie Stalcup 116 N. 1st. Phone 2993 ?IFe Repair Ere Electrical. id to set. . , . Nothing would do her hut she must set, sc 1 man- [ifiect to [;cl n half dozen cygs and put IhL'm under her. ... I wait- Mi aljoiit five days then Inspected lo sec how she was netting along. . . Someone had stolen the eggs. rauld vision some nice, fnt, tasty fliers. . . . One of the hells B°t out tonight mill, unless someone swipes her, she probably will come biu-k in Ihe lien." . . .'Sonny hns been stationed on Cumin for some time now and only recently ran into two Blylhcvllle bays, Nnvj Chief Joo P. Pride, and Pfc. Bill.\ Mehiirg, n former basketball anil toolbali teammate with the locnl Chick.s . . . AlnyField's address 1ms changed slightly. ... It, now is Co. I), 3rd Amjili. Tr. nn., Scr. Trn, 3rd Marine Division, FMP, Pacific Troops '/I, Fleet Post Oflice, San Francisco Calif. A SAii.oirs ruAVi-u Bob Hcrryiimn, son of Mr. and Mrs. noberl A. ncrrymnn, is n scii- uin]) first clnss, radio slgnaltniin, a nicmlier of Uncle Sam's vast Pncifit; [lect now In process of knocking out Japan. . . . Bob hasn't, been In the service very long, tint from ull indication is ditching on fust in Navy. ways. Y . ,<>.. Evidence of this fact Is a prayer which he has composed and sent' back to the local "girl friend". It follows: Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep; GniiU, mi other sailor take My shoes and socks before I wake; Lord, (;»,ird me in my slumber And keep my hammock on its number; Mny no clues nor lashing break And let me down before I wake. Keep me safely In thy sight And grant no lire drill tonight; And in llic morning let me wake Hroiithing scents of sirloin steak. Cod, protect, me in my dreams And make this bettor than it seems. Peb Officials Trade Chozen For Outfielder T.n'l'LK ROOK, Dec. 11. (UI'l — U'illl.s- Hiitlllii and Ray Winder executives of the Litlle Rock Travelers baseball club, have rclurnnt from the minor league meeting at Buffalo, N. y., and they both say they feel "pretty good" over a player deal made at the meeting. They swapped trombone playing Meyer Chosen, a second baseman, for Mexican outfielder Joe Goiiaile.v Choxcn, who played trombone with Ctaie Nelson's orchestra instead of playing the keystone spot for the Pebs last season, was swapped to Hollywood of the Pacific Coast League. In return the Travelers received Gonailes, on option lo Mobile for the final half of the 10-14 season, hit .327 and pla.ved sternly on (lie defense. Besides that, the Hollywood club has promised one ' or two players on option. Winder says the Little Rock club again will work with the Chicago White Sox, who have promised more substantial aid than that received last spring. And the St. Loui Browns still owe the Travelers ;. couple of players for the services ol pitcher Willis Hudlln during the Urownies championship drive. "Willis and I are pretty optimistic about the prospects right now, a ml we aren't through by a Ion; shot," says Winder. And he adds: "We are in better shape at this .stage of the season than in three or four vcars. , Prom Blythevillc Airport It takes more thnji a soggy land-' in; .strip, overhanging clouds and i chilly west wind to keep in- •ctcratc amateur dim grounded. WhiJe activity at the municipal ill-port here yesterday was not ;risk, a good many pilots ami itudcnts got Into Ihe air, if for inly a little while. The .slump in business, however, jave Instructors Johnny Fields :in<i Johnny linrbcr 11 chance to join In :he (nil yarns around (he hot ,love In the hangar office. Subjects aiifjcd from traUcll'x bird dog to (ostwar plans for the alrpirt. Most 'iithusiiislic hold hopes that when he Ulythcvlllc Army Air Held finally comes to the end of Its nllltnry activities It will be made available for use of civilians, whether under ownership of com- iicrclal airline or'government operation. There was r.ome cross-country flying this weekend, Charles Rose :oing to West Memphis, Ernest lliilscll to Kcnnctt and Sonny Os- nirnc taking his first cross-coim- Iry solo trip with Joneshoro as his destination. \'isltors included the parents of Air Crew Trainee Sam Alkiawn Ten quadrillion (10,000,000,000,000,000) stars are within photographic range of our largest tc-ie- scopes. Grant the time may swiftly fly When myself shall rest on hljjh In a snowy feather bed Where I long to,rest my head : Far away from .all these scenes ; And the smell of .hnlfeookcd be'aits. Take, me back Into the land .•••! Where they don't scrub down wilh sand; Where no demon typhoon blows Where the women wash the clothes; God, thou knowest all my woes. Fee<| me in my dying those; Take me back I'll promise then Never to leave home again. AMEN MONEY CAN'T BUY aspirin. fns(cr-nclin(r. more <lo|>cudnl)lo Hum Rcnuino pure Sl:= Joseph Aapirin world 8 Inretst sollor of. 10(. \Wij- my more? Big 100 (ablet a j zo for only S5f MRS OfWC/IR/ How would you replace your' car if it wore out? Remember 6,700 cars are actually wearing out each clay. Help keep your, car in service by preparing it for^cold weather now. Let! Sinclair-izc for Winter service protect motor, chassis, battery,' tires, gears and other vital parts from needless wear. See your Sinclair H-C Gasoline Dealer, today. ir Refining Comfiay^, (Sinclair's Post-War'Programjj ,- fleffer Prpduc^ Better Service) Truce Maker? fc& Foreign Minister T. V. Soong, above, has been seated as Premier of China in a move apparently paving Ihe way for a working agreement between the central government and the Communists of north China. Soong, brother of Mrs. Chiang Kai-shek, has a moderate attitude toward tlie Communists. MONDAY, DECBMHKH 11, .'ho flew lierc from Charlotte,' N.C., to see him. They landed Frl- lny In a Waco piloted by D. s. :rc:s, and departed yesterday. Others who signed In Irom other Holds were S. A. Jones ol Mein- (hls, {lying his Lascombc to Ad- ance, Mo., and Jiillnn Pcnlc Jr., vlio came licre from Nashville^ I'enn., in his Acronira. Don't be suriirlsed It J. D. Luns- ord, genial market manager at 3ity Supermaj-kct, slnrts taking cssoiis In one of the Cubs-, 'jiie JIIB bit him a few days mjo while lying as the 1 passenger of Clnlr Miller. Chick Helps Amphibs Trim Keesler FORT PIERCE, Pla., Dec. 11.— Kns, J311I Godwin, titanic star from Blythevillc, Arkansas, was In at center and helped the mighty Forl Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base rout the Keesler Field, Miss., soldiers, 34-7, for their ninth consecutive victory and write finis to a glorious perfect season here Sunday. Paced by Bill Daley, the Amphibs From where JjSit,..^ Joe Marsh Words That Roll Off Your Tongue Ed Hodges and the doctor were holding forth about how words only mean something when you Ihmk about them; and that a lot of words seem to lose their meaning just because they're used loo glibly. As the doctor put it, "They roll oft your tongue without no- ing through your mind. Tako tolerance for instance ... somn of (he people who use it most uuderstnud it least," From where I sit, it looks like the doctor is right. But tolerance is mighty easy to understand. After all, it just comes down lo having respect for other folks' rights. 1 don't mean just in the l)ig lliings like maybe what political party a fellow belongs to. But in the little things, too, like having a glass of beer occasionally. Seems to me if every time wo spoke about lolerance we thought ;ihont what it means — maybe (lien we'd all of us start living it and not just talking about it. scored In every period to give the Mlsslsslpplans their first defeat of the year, The Kccslcr eleven had previously won eight and been lied Iwice, Daley, former Minnesota-Michigan All-America, crossed the line In the first period for a four-yard plunge through right guard, and again in the second with « 76.y-ud open field sweep, for the Amphlbs' first two counters. Godwin, acclaimed Ihe best cen ter in the Southeast Service dfs trict, turned in a great game for the winners. ——i= R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY MGHTS Boi CWice Opens 7:15—Show SUits at 7:30. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Box Office Opens 1 Show BUrii 1:15 © 1944, BREW1KG INDUSTRY FOUNDATION . ARKANSAS COMMITTEE J. HUGH WKARTON, Sbta Director, 402 PYRAMID BIM, UTTU ROCK WRESTLING Leg/on Hut, Monday, Dec. 11, 8:15 p. m. Lowest Admission of any Wrestling Arena in America. Adults, 36c, Tai So-Tofat, 15c. Reserved Scats, I2o, Tax 3c—To- tal, I5c. Children's Seats IZc, Tn 3c, Total, 15c. Reaervcd Seats On Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday from G p. m. on TEAM MATCH Lawson & Parker Belkas & Welch 2 30-Minute Preliminaries SGT. CHRIS BELKAS JOE WELCH BUCK LAWSON JIM PACKER Why telephone equipment is scarce at home :• Si ';•-.:* The farther our forces advance, the more telephones, wires and switchboards they need. So war hos first call on the factories and manpower ttiat make telephone equipment, We regret that many here al home are waiting for o telephone, WQ appreciate your patience and we'd like you to know that we are doing everything possible to shorten the delay,' | SOUTHWESTERN BELL '.. TELEPHONE CO. Last Time Today "THE GREAT MOMENT" Slurring: Joel BlcCrea, Betty b'icld KKO NEWS AND COMEDY Tuesday & Wednesday Tuesday Night Is Opportunity Night "WHEN STRANGERS MARRY" Willi I)cau .lasers, Bob Mitchum, Kim Hmifer, Neil Hamilton KKO News anil Selected Short CHICKASAW* TX7&a4 «*•„!•_ VI rn _j n. West Mala Ne*r Zlrt 8t 8»t ilarts 1Z:4S; Snn. Btirtj 1;-J Night shorn 5:45 Except Monday, ojwn* «:45 Contrnnonii ihow» Bat. and Sun. Last Time Today "WHAT'S BUZZIN, COUSIN?" Willl Ann Miller & Freddie Martin and His llalld Also "Mountain Fighters" in Technicolor Tuesday BUDDY NITE 2 Tlcketi For the Price of 1 SMITH OF MINNESOTA with Arline Judjfc Also Comedy • New Theater Manila's finest What have you done; today that some mother's, son sliould'die for you tomorrow 9 ' —BUY BONDS— in our lobby. No waiting. We are issuing agents. Last Time Today GREENWICH VILLAGE' With Bon Amcclic and Carmen Miranda Fox News & Short Tuesday 'MARK OF WHISTLER' wilh Kicluiril I)ix Serial & Short Open 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 Monday Night ONE SHOW ONLY Tender Comrade 1 with Ginger Kosers, Robert Ryan & Uuth Husscy I'aramount News Short Tuesday PAL NITE 'My Best Gal ; With Jane Withers A- Jimmy Lydon Selected Shorts

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