The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 13, 1944
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Z'AGE EIGHT; At" I I r* i thicks In First Basketball Win Outclass Lcachville •In Opener; Blythcville Girls Victorious The''Blythevllle High School cag- DLYTHEVJLLK COURIER NKWS DOPE BUCKET •* J. r. IKIKND . . . UATTI.K TKMPO INC'KKASING ers.opened what appeal's to be tliclr 'Hint the boys In the battle for most prosperous basketball season Germany ore having anyllilnt' but itf;''a>decade -by taking n pair of'nn rrlsli picnic as they storm the games; from' their rival Lions from gates to Herr Schicklcgruber's clt- LeaehviUc here last ntght. • | adel Is keenly reflected In a letter Making their first start .under, fr Orn pf c . put Cliitmon, the former Mrs.'Anil Green, the Chfckastw- uuie, sturdy guard who has been ettes displayed remarkable Improve-1 in the thick of the battle In that merit In all-round team play, 'plus sector (or many months now. Pat's Interesting, graphic letters, s well as (Jie others who have been under fire, should be constant a': sharp-eyed lassie in Bonnie Hpdgc/to nose out a strong Lcach- ville sextette, 31-M. - , Coach Arvil Green's elongated basketeers showed a certain yen for th'e basket as they swamped the visiting Lions, 43-20, for a dean sweep of the twin bill. ;'_'. Girls Wage Rattle The girls waged a close, stirring battle in the opener .with Bonnie reminders not to forget them in Sixth War Loan drive which is un-' dor way. The boys arc doing their duty, doing their jobs and well, xd let's back up their efforts with a generous share of our material resources which will serve as valuable ammunition In (his bitter stniR- proving the difference between the gle. Buy War Bonds and then buy t« p o~ teams. Playing all the wny slie some more. No more fitting gift tor racked up 10 goals from the floor this Christmas than a $100 bond in for high point. It was her five tw'o^poiliters in the linal round 'Wh'fbii kept her mates ahead'rtnd prelected a slim lead. Only in the llrst quarter were the lo°cM~, "girls behind, then by one PQijitr 1-G. A pair of goals by Miss Hodge and n free toss : by.• Mttfthn (' Bunch sent them out In front for a jl-9 halftimc lead. Dorothy, Conley ,"ca"me I h rough ' with' her two baskets to pave the way tor a 194,advantage at the end of the third Quarter.' . - ^.-.L..,.Visitors'Pull Up . With' 1 Miss Cornell and Christine Calyeah hitting the wicker Ihree ttfncs'.apiece.Iii the Iliia'l round, Uic visitors. pullcrt to within one point qC-'k-'tle-23-22, Mil ; were unable to keep'pace!and fell be.hlnd as Bori- that stocking* hanging by the lire place. Pat's letter follows: Pfc. Put Chllmon Battery c 250 P. A. Bn APO 403. % P. M. New York City. Dear J. P.: Have just finished loading your column in which Mike Webster gave ,hc lowdown on life in \thc part of he world he Is In (Hawaii) It was i very good letter, but I am glad . i a scoring spree. • jtjWfls-the Clilcks all the suty in Ih'elr first lime out. Thanks .' to some ;,' wizardry goal shooting by iaiik'y, Ben La ncasliu-c, who poured IfXof his 16 points through the hoop irt-s-the first- .quarter, 1 ''' the- .tribe Jumped Into nn early lead and add- edTtirthe" score as : the game pro' '" " ''' ''' *?-;•; Chicks Showi Supremacy IThey.werc ahead, 1G-G, at the first-. period, Increased ifto 2-l-H'at the. halt; .and 33-19 at' the 'third quarter... Lcnchville was able 'to score only a single point iii Ihc last period while 'allowing 10. ':'. • jMarion Gay was ; f iiliricf-up t'o Lancashire for scoring honors \vllli eight points. J. L. Johnson racked up '.seven. Billy Delqng and Harvey Ppgue had five apiece. • , rjRalph' Pjerce 1 with six and J.' E. Johnson" with five , led Ihe 'Lion ;corers. The lineup and box scores: GIRLS Blythcville Ul) Pos Lcachvlllc <2G) Conley 4 Hortge 20 P F F G C, G Mathency 1 csilycnn 10 . Edgin 2 Hicks Brown Buck Bunch 3 Moody Godwin Travis Substitutes: (Blythcville} Sciiy, Ball (2). Lcachvlllc—Cornell (13), Aprson. BOYS Blythevlllc, (43) FG Pig Fl TP Gay, f Lancashire, D. Calclwell, f 0 Delong, f Johnson, c Kretch, c . Ferguson, g Pogiic. g .. Wilson, g .. C. Cnldwcll, Totals . ID 5 11 43 Oil Bowl Game. To Be Postpp'rieHV' Another Year 'HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 13 (UP) —Houston's annualioll, bow! classic, scheduled for New Year's Day, has b'ceh ' postponed until Jan. I, 1910. Chairman Holly Brock siiys the bowl. comniiHce decided to abandon the program this, year, •• after Lcachville (20) Pierce, f ............ 3 Howard, f ........... 1 Adams, [ ... ........ 0 ScolU c ............ 1 J. E., Johnson, g ... 2 Welch, g ......... ..1 rooms, g.. ......... 0 PG Fig Fl TP I'm not In those parts. I read of &II tlio boys on fm lough back homo and It makes me homo-sick over here when we tire wading mud and water, slick, sticky, cold mud and water, every day. working, fighting and yes, sleeping In It. We use hay for mattresses In our fox hole beds, and the mice come along wllli us. But we don't mind as long as they don't, chew up our writing equipment dvliidi Is very scarce). Hated to hear you were called down /or giving my address In the Courier, Imt It's okay now 1 know. Don't sec why it would Jiurt anyway. 1 get n number of addresses of the boys from your column and wrllc them. H really is helpful. (11 Is all right now, Pat. It was a minor trouble. I mentioned your unit when it hadn't been announced as overseas.) FKEN'CII AKK ROUGH J. P., II you think the Americans arc rough on the Germans, yon should sec how the French armored division boys (which we 1 have, been with singe we hit Prance) are on them. Thry don't take any pity on them at all. These hoys Iind rather get Into a tank battle with lie Heinics than to eat, when they nrc hungry. We have been in di- •ecl support of this division and, icllovc me, we've seen plenty ol Miming tanks, tmvns and dead jermaus. We didn't get to go htough Paris with them but met hem coming out on the other side. We took part in Ihe Falnsis-Argcr- on battle, Leinans and several more. That battle of Argerlon was one for the books. Boy, I saw all the ef-' "eels from It. The dead Germans vcre so thick you couldn't drive lown the roa ( ( without running over them. Tanks, trucks and equipment were everywhere. Evcrytime we would fire « bunch of sheik In on them we we're told what we Ilr- etl al n.nd the damage done.-Enemy shells nrc ]>rclty -plentiful lately, liave hit our.foxholes pretty often now but most of them arc duds. I have two younger brothers in the service now. One, willi the Navy In the Pnciflc, has been out there for over a year and has four battle stars, His name U Gene. Another. Louis, Is In Australia In the Air Corps supply. He's been there close to a.yenv how. Hope the Chicks arc doing well this season. Haven't heard any dope on them yet, because my papers arc about a month behind. I received word of the promotion of 13111 Boyd to Captain the othei tiny but haven't seen \](m In quite a wlillc. I'd like to run Into him again. • Recently I had a few weeks ex j prrlctice ' Iii handling prisoners of war. I didn't like it, cither. Would like to sec ypu mid the rest, more especially, my wife and Chickasaw Club Dinner Friday Annual Grid Party Will Be Staged At Sudbury School The Chickasaw Athletic Club will hold their annual football party [or the Blylhcville High School Chick- usnws and Junior High Papooses Friday night nt (he Sudbury School Vandy To Play 1945 Schedule In Conference NASHVILLE, Teim., Dec, 13, (UP) •--Vjinderfoill University's Commodores will resume Southeastern Conference competition next fall after two seasons of fielding informal tciuns, Chancellor O. C. Cnrmiclracl said (he faculty committee on athletics lias already .started working on Van- WKDNIOSDAY, DECEMBHK IS, 10-J-J- deitrllt's 10-15 football schedule with Coach McNeill (Doby) liaitllng, It Is expected Unit most of Vnutly's dlnlne hull nt 1:30 o'clock, c. O. Redman, club president, has announced. Max li. Reid, prominent lawyer and rabid .sports fan, ngnln will serve as toastmastcr for the out-'there is a strong possibility that standing sports stag event which IJeul, Coindr. Henry (lied) Sand- former head conch now on acl- Iradillonal rivals will Ire included. Carmlcliael went on to say that officially closes the gridiron ncllvl- tles for the season. Prank WhlUvorth, program chairman, reports the cntcrtuliimciit menu Is Incomplete but promises few speeches, much fun, and n. tasty Plate which will lie prepared under the direction of Mrs. CJeorgc Cross. Reservations may be secured throiiBh Mr. Redman at the Drainage District Office, or from Secretary Sam Owens at Hoblnson Drug. As usual, the buck fee prevails. BAAF Boxers Will Compete With Smyrna Blythcville Army Air Field boxing team will meet Smyrna Army Air Field at Smyrna, Teiin., lo- itght in what promises to lie one of the touriinincnta of the sea. Representing be ACT Michael ixmnds, who is to nlythcville will Manistak, 180 light the main bout; ACT Walter Fields, light- heavy; Sergl. A. J. "Cherokee" Hendrlcks. M-Sgt. Frank Alexander, and ACT Gerald Thiebcault, 155 pounders; ACT'S Ben McClaughlin. mid Pi't. William Hill, 135 pound- Read Courier News Want Ads. future "Chick". Sincerely, Pat. ivo duty with the Navy, may Ix; discharged from the service'in time to tukc ovor his old duties as athletic director and head football coach before next football season. Pending Sanders' return Hartllng will con- Ihme to handle these responsibilities. And lie is definitely slated (<> be retained on the coaching stair even if Snnder.s returns. University olticials voted to resume sports competition in the Southeastern Conference next year on the strength of a belief that the war in Europe may be over or nearly uver by then, thus releasing sufii- Kergl, Larry Datgle, Hlythcvllle's star bantamweight, could not get a lifhl enough opponent a Smyrna, iind will be out of the contest. S-Scrs;!. Jesse Clements, Blythc- ville hosing coach, will be in charge of the team. BAAF Bombers Defeat Court/and, 46 to 32 After soundly Ihe Conrtland Fliers two weeks ago at Blythevillc, the Blythcville Army Air Field Bombers played a return game at Conrtland Monday night and repeated with another victory by a score of 40 to 32. This game marked the fifth successive win against no tecs for the Bombers this season. Sergt. Conrad Dlcner played a magnificleut defensive game ul guard, as did Corp. John Grootcmont. The team's offense was sparked by the spectacular, one-handed, set-shooting of ACT Joe Uiiskey. Language guides giving Instruction in Cantoiie.'e and Malay have been Issued to American troops, according to the Wnr Department. Head Courier News Want Ads. cient manpower to keep me sports program going. Bill Hildchrand Named Mississippi State Captain . 13. STATE COLLEGE, Miss., iscc. (UP)— Charles w. (Bill) u- brand, right end of the 1944 Mississippi State football team, has been chosen captain for the 1945 season by his tcnniniatcs., D. B. (Mult) Floyd, back, was selected alternate captain. Ilildebrand, of Memphis, succeeds llillcry Home as captain. Floyd hails from Sardls. Miss. IRRITATIONS OK EXTERNAL CAUSE F.czoinn, ftcno pimple 1 *, simple ringworm, tetter, Halt ilii'imi, humps (blackheads), aud upl.v \mikon-mil akin. MilJiwis re- llc^'o iteliiiig, Ijurjiiii^ :uul soiuHcsij of these miscj Ji'SwilJithisfituiilolioinRtirat- mciit. lilack anil WliKu Ointment noes to \v<jrk ut onco. Aids liealiug, woi ks tho antlscptlo way. 25 years success.!. lOc, 25c, SOo eizcs. 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