The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 12, 1944
Page 8
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I'AGE EIGHT BLYTIIEVIU/E COURIER NEWS frelkas, Welch Defeat Lawson And Jim Parker • •'Staff Scrgt. Chris Belkas and Joe W^lch exploded the. myth of the tag match InrtticiWlUy of Charles (Buck) Lawson and "Big Jim' 1 Parker by defeating the conquerors of jBill Canny- and Red Roberta !n - excl r- a(rnlt" ' and I Welch received a fav- event and which rimy or may not have played a prominent role in Ihe . defeat of the huge giants. The tag ' Lnwson tagged was just seconds his partner. later limn Parker rushed back to his corner and attempted to call on Buck for some help when It was apparent he wanted no more pi Welch, Law- Jon refused to accept the tag, claiming he just came out. That set up a feud between the two which lasted throughout. J . Parker Tags Mate i-'In view of what happened the ,fans arc wondering if Parker really mtssed Welch and clipped law- son on the chin by mistake to start .(he second fall. At any rate It was a real kayo wallop that floored Buck nnd all but knocked out the ex-gob. The customers received a tremendous "kick" out, even if Buck didn't. *" Welch gained revenge for his defeat by Parker In the second preliminary by thumping "Big Jim" with a whirlwind,, devastating attack to give his team a lead in the tag match, cooidlnallng perfectly 'jjjith his niBte, Welch gave Parker . a thorough going over with vicious Irish whips following a powerful body s|atn that made the ring posts groan undeV.the impact. The time was only, five •minutes. . *• Belkas followed quickly with an assault on Lawson's right leg, a Carryover from the Initial preliminary. Duck escaped from five b'ut succumbed under the terrific pressure which the soldier applied three JMmiles later. C Gianls Swipe Stuff .; Buck and Parker swiped some ol their : foes' stuff as they cornered Welch' to start the second fall, concentrated a combined attack on him until surrender came in seven minutes. 'Lawson wns"the victor with a crab hold. :',' Parker softened Belkas with a series of back breakers against the ring (urnbuckle's, then bounced him Off the canvas a couple of times With body slams and pounced on him..with... a body slam in a com• bined 10 minute operation. ./Welch and Belkas then slipped into 'high gear. Dazzling their opponents ' wilh supeior speed arid science they singled out Parker and eliminated him in' four minutes of double-barrelled' assfiult ''featuring i! 1 ?. ™sh whip, Joe "dbod It" wilh cut down to their size: ,011 j. uiu was fly a ship out of a gravel pit", he explained. . . . Hut Colonel, who made tlic presen- on to Captain Wilson nnd Ills co-pilot had other ideas as to what was done. ... He described the id as highly meritorious because In Hying the ship out of Ihe gravel Pem/scot So/d/er Wins Bronze Medal ~CAROTHERSVILLE,'MO., DCC 12 .Corp. Theodore Plunk recently xving , " —••>" • *Jvni:mi "ar W Clark's Fifth Army. V A -farmer in civilian life, plunk entered service in 'October 1S42 " fe father Matt Plunk lives on noute It* DOPE BUCKET BX J. t, a I, l nd dcluxe ' ' • • wri « u B » ls «')fe, U.e former Miss EdytDe, sort(l »il»t»'iMd his feat and pit he not only showed and courage, but saved a plane as well. . . And ships don't grow on trees. . . Over In that theater ol war -In nil others, too — every plane that can be saved Is Hint much further along in Ihe bailie against the Nazis. . . . Then, too, the Colonel was especially pleased to award the air medals because they were the first to be given in that particular branch of the service. . . . You see. "Bud" Is u test pilot, the unsung heroes of this anil every war. . . . They have the behind the scenes dirty work to do, the kind that seldom readies the headlines, yet is just as important. . . . Clyde told the Missus that, he had been places and seen things in the last several months, ... He had flown over Prance, Holland, Belgium ami Germany. ... Of nil Ihe most recent cities he hsul visited he liked Brussclls best. . . . Isn't thai where they manufacture the Internationally famous Bins- sells Carpels? . . '. And Just thin):, Edythe, Christmas is only around the corner! QUITE A TKAVKLEIl Adj to Ihose soldiers who have done extensive traveling—on fool-/ while oii the other side of the Atlantic pond, We. Harry o. Wheat, of the 702ml Eng. Pet. Dist. Co AP0 1 7G3, % PM., New York City. Harry writes': "fn my slay overseas I have met finite n few of my school day friends and classmates. . . . f met Corp, (now R1TZ THEATRE Manila'!'Ark. Bor'Office Opens 7:15—Show SfnrL- at 7:30. 8ATCRDAVS & SUNDAYS :.Boi Office Optus 1 Show Start* 1:15 i Tuesday & ^'cdncsriay Tuesday Night Opporlunity N'iR STRANGERS With Dean .Tigers, lioh Mitchum Kim Hunter, Neil Ilnmilloii RKO Ncirs and Scleclwl Slmrt Scrgt) Charles Thomas Purtlc at a •eplnccmeiil depot hi Oran. . . . I came over with Thomas D. Rhodes ami Hcrschcll Bcsharse. . . . (T. O. now Is buck home with n medical discharge for injuries received In combat). . . . I have been over- sens for about n year and a half ami have visited llic following North t African cities: Casablanca, Tunis, Oran and Blzcrte. ... I wouldn't trade any one of them for Ulythcvlllc. . . . The most hls- lorical place 1 have visited wns Carthage, one of the oldest cities In the world. ... 1 have exj>cr!encod a few air raids which arc very nice to watch for their pyrolechnl- <-al displays. ... In due lime they become a bitbovcsomc and ttj'iid'to scare hell out of you." . . . Since this letter was written Harry (|iilte likely has moved on Into Italy and inlo Trance us Ills business appears to be the matter of distributing petrol (o the combat troops. SINGS TIAIKI.Y TVNK Staff Sergt. J. c. Kinnhigham tells Ills spouse, tile former Miss Mary Frances Stacy, an amusing Incident that occurred at the Lake Charles (La) Army Air Field where he Is stationed. ... It seems that one of ttic sftldteis who constantly "" mid when he got back on the post he still haj Hie guitar. . . . And what tune do you suppose he was playing? , . , Why, "Have I Stayed Away Too Long", of course. . . . He hndl . , . DONE IT AGAIN — Tennyson's brook was a piker compared to Pfc. Robert a. (Peanut) McHnuey. . . . That young Marine has more luck than u car load of Irishmen. ... He has written Mama and Papa John c. (Monument) McHaney that he has clone It n ealn. ... lie has met another Dlylhcville boy on Palu Island. The latest to fall under his dynamic spell Is Staff Scigf. Pre.slon Rnmcy son of Ihe C. W. Hameys. . . . He Joins Billy Cnlllson, T. II. (Haitic) Caraway, Barncv Crook lo make It a BJylhevillc flv'esome. . . . What fun! . . . LIKELY MEETING — Robert Edward Thompson Sl-c sends me H marked copy of the "Despoil", official weekly of the Naval Ah Training Bases, Pensacola. ... On llic Inside page wns a picture of WAVE Mary E. While PR 2-c, of Dlylhcville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. White of the 40 & 8 community, , , . "J didn't know her, but you may", the ex- Chtck Ui'cMc writes in'the accompanying note. . . . "She looks 0 K. and I llilnk I shall look her up"! . . . Bound for these sailors not lo overlook a bet! TUESDAY, DHCEMHKK 12, Wins Scholastic Honor Miss LaVora Eustcy Ford nf Bur- ctclle, a student at State Teachers College, Coiuvay, Ark., was among (hose named on the dean's list for the past 12 weeks, according to announcement made today. i To be eligible for this honor a Keep LIQUOR on Your Shelf For Holiday Guests! Ptil.cliccr.inlo the,holiday season wilh wines and liquors that, are a traditional pail of Christmas cnlcrtainiiiK. We carry all awu'luMc nationally known brands. WINES: BRANDIES: (l)nmcslic & Imported) I'OItT '•(•,.' KOBV POfCT" TAWNY I'OHT SHK1WY 1'AUi I>KV..SIIKUKV IIIIINK WINK /INTANDIX CL'I\RKT BTIUCUINMV MDSOATKI, TOKAV ' SA'IITKKNI; ClIABUS ' Imporlcd Portuguese Imimrtcd Spanish All KJtids Donicsliu LSQUERS Biil/ac Cuban I.i(|uur ' ' ,j Cointreau French Li(|iirr Cocktail Hour CHAMPAGNES: . (l)otncslic v : . r • > ; Imported) - ALSO:, Complete Stocks of Domestic and Imported Rums and Gins . . . And Reasonable Stocks Of Whiskies. FOSTER'S_ !• osier's Broadway Mfjuor Slorc—106 N. Broadway Phone 28G8 Welch Foster Liquor Store — ill W. Walnut I'honc 2127 All Highly Improved, Eying in Dunklin County, Mo., and Mississippi County.. Ark., and City Property in Hornersvi!le, Mo. To Be Sold to the Highest Bidder To Liquidate the Estate of the Late Dr. Floyd Kinsolving Scaled Bids Will Be Received Up to 12 Noon SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1944 By the Undersigned atKennett, Missouri The Farm Land, all located in the same general community, includes some of the most fertile land in the entire section of Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. The Farm Land is being advertised in Tracts ranging from 10 acres to 560 acres, and a list giving descriptions, may be had by writing either of the undersigned at Kcnnett, Missouri HAL H, MCHANEY, Kennett, Mo. HUBERT L. FORD, Kennett, Mo. •, . , t Attorneys for Owners Veteran To Study Radio At Scott Field SCOTT FIELD, 111., DCC^ 12 — T-Sjjt. Jessie J. Loirerlns, 23, ,sofi of Mrs. Gertrude A, Lowering ol Lux- orn. Ark., veteran of 51 missions and 202 combat hours as radioman- gimner on a B-24 In the Mediterranean theater of operations, has entered the Scott Field Army Air Forces Training Command radio school for training designed to increase even fifrthor his skill in communication's. Sergeant Lowcrhis, former groc- ery clerk, entered the Army In Aug. ust, 1912 mid went overseas In Ap- ill, 1944 where he wo;i the Air Medal and four Oak-Leaf Clusters for participating In aorta] flights against the Germans over Plocstl. Toulon, Vienna, Munich. He're- turned lo this country In August, Returned combat men on arrival at this AAFTC school are given tie opportunity to study types of new radio equipment, put into use since (heir original training and to pass on to new radiomen In classes here the benefit of their fighting experience, No definite wor c i ns to future assignments of Ihe returned vcter- ans has been announced. student must have an average of "B" or bcllei 1 on all subjects. Former Company 'M' Man Wins Lieutenant's Bat Den If. Smith Jr., of BIythevlllc was commissioned a second lieutenant In the Army of the United Elates Thursday upon successful completion of the Officer Candidate Course at the infantry School at Fort Beiining, Ga. Lieutenant Smith, Ihe son of B. K. Smith of Armorel.'was inducted Into the Army In December, 1940, and served with Co. "M", 153rd Infantry before going to Officer Candidale'School. He held the rank of staff sergeant before being coin- missioned. Luxora News Mr. and Mrs. Chester Danehower .nil daiijjhlm, Miss Frances and Miss Patricia Danehower, will move next week to Osceola. They will reside at the Danehower home which Mr. Danehower left 23 years ago to move here. ; He'll Have to Huof It . NEW BEDFORD, Muss. (UP>Gcorge W. PIttsley, n, of New Bedford Is going to get plenty of exercise walking in the next year. A' district judge recently sentenced him to n year of no bicycle riding after he pleaded guilty of stealing a bicycle. If He enjoys nothing better than a quiet evening at homo reading his favorite newspaper, or puttering around the basement, give him apparel that he can wear through winter and'NOT wear out! We've a fine array of gifts for the "Master of the House!" SMART NEW ROBES Rayons—Gabardines—Flannels 12^50 to 27.50 SPORTS SHIRTS . . . In plaids, slripes ;md solids . . . just the lhh)£ for lounging around (he house— «50 (for outdoors, too) up «AY iS'HCKWKAU ... in "no ol' (ho most complete sJi<nvin.irs we've ever had. Woolens, rayons ;uul (he new hk'iuled fabrics liKIOHT OUTING 1'A.JAM- AS . . . M-ill kcc|> him ivarin and comfortable all winter Shop early ft.. r )0 '. L , )p for (hesc! practical accc^oriv.-; lhn Ihe bell. Chose his fav orite color and An EASY WAY To Please Him! Old I'a.shional gift shopping is out for many war-busy people ... lie sure you're pleasing him with a gift certificate. Available in any denomination. R. D. Hughes Vital war material has 'been flown from India to the Unlfed States In CO hours, Foreign Economic Administration reported, CmCKASAW West Main Km Zlrt St. . (tarti 12:4$: Ban. . ts 12:4$; Ban. tUrte l.-il Night shawl S:«5 ( * tit Mondav. nn«nM ft*AK ' Eiceyt Monday, opeo> Continuous shows 8»t »nd 81 Tuesday BUDDY NITE 2 Tickeis For the Price of 1 SMITH OF MINNESOTA with Arlinc Judge Also Comedy Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "MEET THE STEWARTS" with Wllliiim Iliiidcu & Frances Dee and "SHE HAS WHAT IT TAKES" with Jinx Falkenbcrjr New Theater- Manila's Finest What have-, you done today that some mother's, son should die for you tomorrow? —BUY BONDS— in our lobby. No waiting. We are issuing agents; Tuesday 'MARK OF WHISTLER 1 ' villi Richard Di.v Seriul & Short . Wednesday & Thursday' "WATERLOO BRIDGE" nidi Kolicrt Taylor '•.Fax News i Sliort ' Open 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 Tuesday PAL NITE 'My Best Gal 7 with June Withers & Jimmy I.yilon Selected Shorts A Wednesday The Iron Major with Pat O'Uricn ,v- Kulh Warrick News of the I);i Short Thursday WAR fiOND PREMIERE UNIVERSAL PICTURE Selected Shorts

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