The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1944 · Page 6
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December 14, 1944

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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PAGE Colonel Stelling Is Grid Speaker i Chickosaw Athletic ;; Club Plans Annual v. Banquet Tomorrow •••Col. Howard C. Stelling, new commanding officer of the. Dlythc- yllle Army Air Field, has nccepted an Imitation to be the principal speaker of the annual Chlckasnw Athletic Club football banquet. to- inotrow night at the Sudbury School .dining hall when the Bls> thevllle High School Chicknsaw and Junior High Papooses will be offi- clRlly honored, O. G. Redmnn hss hnnmmceci. • •.Ticket snlcs lor t!)lj stag event Indicates « largtf crowd of local gridiron partisans will lie on hand when Toastinasler Mnx B. Reid sets the ball rolling at 7:30 o'clock. _ Admteion • of the. Juniors, who exceeded their, "bi;; brothers" In the win column for the year, hus given added imyieUis to the affair tyid likely will set a 'precedent to be followed In th.c future. , Football, its trials and tribulations, • flip'and frolic, bumps and bruises, is old. stuff to Col. sidling, The commanding; officer lias put in eight full years or high school, prep nnd college football and should be in a position to know what the 'core is..A native Georgian,. Col. Stelling played two years each In high school mw prep, then piu.Jn four more at the University of Georgia where he received his degree.. He also did some collegiate boxing and earned a place on the swimmln? team. \ Ool. Stelling has not announced Jiis topic but he may have many interesting and amusing stories to tell of his gridiron experience,'; and ifs jiilol of a giant airliner before entering the service. ,i'. Program Chairman Frank Whitworth reveals the remainder of the Entertainment has not been com- Pjete<j but 'indicates that Coaches Arvii Green and Sylvester (Pop) Mosley will be called upon for brief talks, some music nnd other fen- tiires will be Included.. „ President Redman urges the members to make reservations as spon as possible so Mrs. George Cross and her committee from Sudbury school.will know how many to prepare for. New Theater • Manila's Finest \Vhat have you done today that some mollier's son should die fnr you tomorrow? I/,—BUY BONDS— in our lobby. No waiting. Wc^re issuing agents. ' i - -- l - '• Last Time Today "WATERLOO BRIDGE" 1 .with Robert Taylor -Fos News & Short 1JLYTHEV1LLF, COURIER NEWS DOPE BUCKET •i 1. r. FBIKND DIG B1U. STAllS at the University of Georgia ,.v. JU1.U M./.nu icuujsu ai me university 01 ucorgin That Blg.8111 a«x\wln, the fonncr In three years, has a business con- all-s!«tc cnlck nnd University. of hcction when he comes out. star who climaxed a great TAKEB UNDER W1NO is rcllectcd in his selection ns the ,'„„,,,.„,, ,.'., fL" ,,n,ni>i7,, „ IM nest center In tho Wo.,t Ber- ^L b ° ' °«"*1|! " « , ** ice District which covers seven or eight states. t But, 1 n more persona) Insight to nis prowess during the speclnculnr iiinc-eamc winning season whtch just closed at the Fort Pierce, Pin., Amphibious .Training. Base where iiKlgn Dill Is .stationed ami per- .onns, Is B'''""C(I from a clipping Alien Harry (Hank) .Hnlnes, himself ,n former Chick, mailed from Florida. Sou'ol Publisher and Mrs. Halites or the Courier, liahk Is" in training at.'Fort Myers, •.• ' . Tlie news ; Item-follows: : ,' . , GODWIN, FORMER GEORGIA' U. STAR,,'POPS AMl'Hin^'DKFJSNSE "'flic names of Bill Dnlcy, Hampton Poole, and'others filled the 'air ts the Fort. Pierce Naval Afnpbi- jlous defeated Jacksonville Navy, <U-0, Saturday. Largely unnoticed, except by seasoned observers, wns Bill Godwin. Yet this former Gcor- jifi center" will,be the most, feared man In Fort, Pierce's dcfcnsvc'sya . after school an ( j on week-ends, nnd slowly brought Bill nlont'. In little or no UUIP nt nil Bill blossomed from the shy, uncertain youngster to a confident, natty young innn unafraid to meet anyone and attend any affair with lull assurance of getting aloiif; without embarass- ment. Bill knows what he wants. Even before finishing hlyh .school he had certain ideas about the future. He knew-thai the thing to do was ,se- ledl. n. profession to his liking anil ability, then shoot, the works with nil'barrels blazing.. And Dim Is wlmt Bombers Defeat Memphis Quint Fourth Forcy Commond Team On Losing End Of 49 to 38 Score The niytlieville Army' Air Field numbers chnllu'd up their sixth straight win of the current bnsket- unll season, 49-38, nt the expense of n Fourth Ferry Command quintet from Memphis, In n Mldsouth Service League game at the BAAF Hec Hal), Wednesday night. The game was n closely contested duel until the third iiunrlor, when Dly- thoville's team broke loose to take and hold the lead. The game got off to a slow start with mlsplays and fumbling on both sides. The Memphis team drew first blood when First Scrgt. ?,cke Zlm- mer sank two foul shots. In the first few minutes of pluy, the Ferry Commanders built up a substantial lend but they could not hold It and the lead sce-snwcd back and forth. The Blylheville defense was inof- Joetlvo ngaliisl the long set shots ol I,ten and Ziininvr of the Fourth Perry Command. Speedy Bcrgl. E ho. did a I Georgia. He parllcljiated . r>1 - Swcltctnan of Hie Bombers did in. sports, •iincl did a bangup job. n srcat Job of breakinjj up the cn- Dut he did not hjiijor In sports as cniy's offense by interception of many boys (to. He realized that Passes. The first quarter ended .with iany Ijbys .... laper clippings and press 110- . ---„ graduation and tried to make use of everything nt his m ,, £Z ?'" u ""l" ls - Concl1 J - tcm ns the Amphibs meet Third Air ' Cmcl1 J- B. (Etir.s) Wliilwi Force Sunday nt 2:30, on Phillips . Cniclc who'was head line c Field. • Georgia nnd personally sou I'iiAVS BIO IIOI.E ivhllc on tin: Bulldog . (Etir.?) Whltivorth, ex- coach at „ ,„>, lvu ,.r. S!>l(1 at no time did'the big boy Godwin Is a big reason.why Port c . ver I'lsftppoint him as man, stu- Picrce is unbeaten ami \mtieit- — n ' or athlete nntl wns a credit to winner of seven strni t,With.348 UlB city, BChool niiji family, points ngalusl nine. _°j former 1 Ensign Kill Godwin, ami others, University of Georgia pivot mnn, notably the Mosleys, cnpt. Byron ...,„ „._ . ...... (Ripper) walker, the'Ilptotis. Bonny Lloyd, Dabs Roberts, etc., etc.. lire ninny.of the good reasons why the Chlckasaw Athletic Club must —and will—continue to live More power to It! • i..-...; Friday '' ; SCATTERBRA1N" With Jucly Cauoru Serial '& Short well over 200 pounds (dcriniicly) docs ns neat a ctoiible duty, defensive Job ns nny mnn In Die Southeast. On pnsa defense Bill's everywhere he shuoid be Jn the secondary—yet, let, any opponent try to crash the middle of the lino, 1 and it's Godwin who hauls him down for no gnln.• -Thenigged Navy star enjoys a peculiar .advantage oycr'the starting Third Atr force center. The Gremlins aren't sure vho will start. Coach Qlilnii Decker hopes it will be Otis Biandmi—and if Brniidau Is la shipshape condition he'll be a close nmlcli for Godwin. Brniulnu also tips the r,cnles }n the neighborhood of 200. He played varsity ball at the University of Tennessee. With tho Gremlins he's best known for Jan Imv tackles In backing up tlie lliie, and n few scusntloiml pass interceptions. ..." The iinnie of Godwin is history here at the local high school. Bill left jsomcthtg for his successors, .•something 'besides a pair of size 12—or was it 13 shoes. He left a fine nll-ioimd athletic career, a belter-than-nvcrage classroom record, nnd memories thnt will linger long in the mltids of Chick followers. A whole book could be written around that big fellow, and yet' not cover the subject ns it should be and deserves, nil lias come a long way slice those early days or the middle '30's when the Chcknsaw Athletic Club took him under their sponsorship .nml proceeded to guide him to (hi! lop oi the ladder. That a good job was tioile Is quite evident. Bill finished school, whereas he likely would have been aimlessly wandering in the scholastic wilderness, went on to wind up the Joneshoro May Play 7 Conference Games JONESBOno, Ark., Dec. 14. — Jomwboio nigh School Ims tentatively booked seven conference football games for next scaspu, Coach Pete Craif snld. If present plans arc carried out, Joncsuoro will open the season with the Pine Bluff Ze- brus here next Fall. However, full details of the tentative schedule have not been worked out. After Pine Bluff will bo Little Rock Tigers at Little Rock. Other conference games booked tentatively Include Hope, ennidcn, North Little Rock. Hot Springs and Blytheville. the Ferry Command leading 10-0. The second nuarter started .sensationally when ACT Joe Linkscy snared an enemy pass under the enemy basket and sunk a lay-up to put Blytheville In the lend once more. The Bombers then began forcing the play of .the enemy offense in enemy territory to take" advantage of the ten second rule. The Ferry Commanders were stow in moving and only the sinking of some long set shots kept them contesting the lead. But the Blytheville steam roller finally slnrted moving and after some successful long passes to fast-breaking forwards, Blytheville secured the lead 25-20 nt the half. In the third quarter, the Blythi- vlllc five clinched the game. They switched to n zone defense and held the opposition to three points for the qimrter while Joe Linskey was throwing in one-handed sot shots to build up Blylhevllle's lead to 37-23 Men; Women ! Old at 40,50,60! WantPep? Want to Feel Years Younger? itiAiuttd.wora-autfrcllae ou • erywhere \ t , Pacific Helper Strengthening Ms navnl power in the Far East to lend a hand to U. S. Fleets operating against- the Japs, Great Uritaln has named Adin). Sir tinrco A. Fni- ser, above, as commander-in-' ' chief of new British Pacific Fleet.' TilUKSDAY, DKCEMUKR H, 11)11 Porker Squad Leaves Today For New York FAYE'iTEVJIiE, Ark,, Dec. 14 (UP) r The lanky University of Aiknnsas basketball squad will leave Fayctteville today' for New York City, and a Saturday nlgln game with City College of New York. Coach Gene Lambert still hnsn't announced just who is going tp make the trip. But It appears certain that the starting lineup will be Mike Schumchyk ' and Ocle Richie at forward, Oeorge Kok nt center and Earl Wheeler and Bill Flynl nt guard. The squad is scheduled to nhv Wesmlnslcr college sit New Wilmington, Penn., Tuesnay night. Llnskey, Ifl, and 8-Sgt. Jftke Myers, 18. ' Llnskey was all over the court all night and played a superb game, and Myers, big 6'4" center, just could not be stopped under the backlward. Zlni.tier, with 1! points, and Llaa, with 8, were high scorers for Die Ferry Command team. Basketball Schedule For Joiner Completed JOINER, Ark., Dec. K — coach Johnny Burnett, for the shawnee Indians, has announced the following schedule for Die remainder of the basketball season: Dec. 19, Lnx- ora at Joinpi-; Jan. 5, Osceola at Joiner; Jan. D, Wilson at Wilson; Jan. 12, ifelscr.nt Kclser; Jan 19 Dyess at Dycss; Feb. 23, Tyronza at Joiner; Feb. 26, Tyronza at Tyronza; Jan. 30, Lttxora at Luxora; Feb. 2, Earle at Joiner; Feb. 0, Wilson at Joiner; Feb. 3. Osceola at Csceolo; Feb. 13, Tyronza at Joiner; Feb. 10, Dycss at Joiner; Feb. 20. Kclser at Keiser. Lettermen Return JCNESB'ORO, Ark., Dec. 14—The Jonesboro High School. cagers have opened actve practice here with 18 men reporting lor practice, Six let- teunen are - back to support the Hurricane roster. Lettermcn report- In;! aic Bill Johnson, Joe Mobley, Warren Woods, Jake Holman, Leon Mulling and Blackle Stevens. Others coming out for practice are James Sloan, Freeman Jernlgnn, The Ferry Commanders kept pace with Blythcvllle's scoring Iri (lie fourth qnnrlcr but could not close' the yap between them. The Bomb'-! ers, in :lhclr turn, did not attempt 1 to freeze the ball but kept up a relentless attack until the last whistle sounded, i High scorers for Blytheville were :#Qr/Cf TO PROPERTY OWNERS ; ^;iri3v|lJe'ruining your properly. Call me to .chjecft ; i|p' withctut-,c<ist or obligi'ilion. '• ';•'/.'. KATS, MICK AND ItOACJI CON'THOL ;' .{iUARANTEKD WORK H.C.BLANKENSHIP 303, K. 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The society has received word that 25 tons of dried milk and a considerable quantity of mcdicn! supplies, mil ns relief measures, have been received .; —Jf CHICK AS AW W>:l Main ,Y,:ar >>m g t . Sat utirts 12:45; Ban. starts 1 i Night «|jow.i 5:45 Eicept Monday, openu 6:45 _C'onttnpnn» eiiovr: Sat. and Snn. Knst Time Toiloy Double Feuture "MEET THE STEWARTS" vc'Mt William lloldcn ,t Frances Dec "SHE HAS WHAT IT TAKES" Willl .liiix Falkenberjc aid Rayder, Dill Gott and Hill Friday and Saturday Double FaatnrR "FRONTIER OUTLAW uilli Busier Crablic ft Al St. John "JIVE JUNCTION" with Dickie Moore Chapter 2: "Tin.. Batman" Comedy Open 6:45 Show Starts 7:00. Thursday VV-Aft BOND PREM1SRE with Johnny ittack Brown i Raymond Hullon Serial: "Adventures of tttc Flylnff Caduls." Short THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-IUY N-iGIITS v Hoi Office Opens 7:15-Sliow Stir* at 7:30. ' SATURDAYS & BCNDAYB Boi Ortlce Opens 1 Bhow Starts 1:15 Thursday and Friday "HAIL THE CONQUERING HERO" with Eddie Bracken PARAMOUNT NEWS A COMEDY

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