The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 12, 1944 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 12, 1944
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EIGHT 111B1 "*< BLYTUEVILLK (AUK.), COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUNE 12, 19-M rom pay dirt unlll llic eighth 'lien . Blalck's second triple lol- owed a single by Swan. The visitors had only one scrl- us scoring threat. Hnl Smjthe eat out a dribbler down third vllli one down In the seventh. Denglcr (mined swinging, but Kcll ooped one Into short center (or , single, Smytlie going to third. ,Ied(ord missed a sharp third trikc to end the Inning. Provide Fielding Cons ScinllhUIng fielding gems en- I veiled the contest. McWftorter Pelllcore's drive (is the game got under way, turning n Parnell Baffles Ferry Batsmen , BAAF Ace Lefthander Sets.Ferry Command .Down With 9-0 Loss Sergt.v Mel Parnell extended to 18 the number of consecutive scoreless innings against the Fourth ytrry Group of Memphis as he hurled the Blythevlllc Army Air Tleld Fliers to an easy 9-0 victory Bsturday afternoon to climax the (My-long •' celebration honoring the second anniversary of the field. r fif chalking up his sixth triuirph of the seai.on, and his third shut• out, the slim New Orleans boy held .the hard-hitting Memphis group 'to (lie widely scattered singles, «U but two of the scratch variety, "So effective was his left arm that !cnly six balls were hit out of ths infield. He fanned nine, getting -»11 ('but Manager-Shortstop Jimmy "Brown, former St Louis Cardina .captain; Culley nockard, late o( •the Pittsburgh Pirates and an cx- Memphts ChicV, and Kcll, vct-:tan catcher, on strikes at least once •McElroy was victimized llirlce. Bialek Leads Attack Waller Bialek, Blylhevlllc calcli • er. with two triples and a siugl that accounted for four urns, lecl ~the 15-hit attack on three vlsltlns -pitchers. Fred Swan and Clartuice -Travis also 'collected three hits, 1 while Mack McWhorter rapped out a single and double, and Max .Vlckers banged a pair of singles., Hal ; Tocncs; right-hander and properly of the Cardinals, was the "llrst victim. He plunked Vlckers In the ribs as a game-starter. Swim r moved- Max down with a sacrifice and'he rode home ;jn Bialtk's sharp one-base drive into left field: - Tdenes tightened ' and avoided trouble for the "next two frames, but' consecutive doubles by Mc- iWhortcr. and Travis, Wlotko'.s In- •lleld v out -and Danny LaGrutla's scorcher through Hie box netted 1 two more runs in the fourth. . The Fliers greeted his successor, ' youthful Pat Massa, like a mtss- 'ing rich hcii and batted him out In only 1 1-3 innings. After Vick• ers-had skied to Brown, Swan beat 'out' an infield tap. Bialek rammed )a' terrific liner between left, anc icenter that counted for the second 'sacker, but he was out at the 'plate on the quick relay from "Rlckard to Brown to Kell. Travis Starts Toboggan Travis slashed a single to center -to start.the sixth and get the toboggan moving down hill for iiassa Wlolko duplicated but to IJelt. LaGrutta dumped a neat sac' • iifice down Ihnd. Parnell was pur ^poscly walked, filling the bases "Vlckers upset the strategy with i smack to center for two runs am sending Parnell to third. Swai sent a drive down the right ficli four.line.tor an automatic double .Parnell denting and-.Vlckers goin ,' to third. That was the shower fo 1 Massa- Manager Brown took th h!n and got Bialek on n grounde to Pelllcore, \\}m moved 1 over Khort, Vickers scoring., : : Tluiigh in trouble most of th time, Brown kept the locals awa i • " josslble double into an easy out. In the second Rlckard brought .he enthusiastic crowd to Its col- ectlve (cct as he made a brilliant one-handed stab of a liner off the bat of LaGrutta. VU.kcrs raced behind second to snag a fast hopper by Dcaglcr •md check a promising fourth-ln- ilng Fourth Ferry rally. He closed the game by getting In-front of Kell's hard liner. Tlic box score; Ferry Pellicore. 2b-cc Urbanik, 3b ... Brown, &s-p ... McElroy, rf-2b Smythe, It .... Deaglcr, II) Kell, c Tocncs, p — 'Volison AB . 4 , 4 . 4 . 4 . 2 . 4 4 '. 1 . 1 Matsa, p 0 Mcdford, rf 1 H PO A DOPE BUCKET BY i. f, FRIEND Belkas To Grapple Roy Allen; Mo/one Pitted Against Roberts MAY WKA1S KAGI.K Blythcvillc may now Iwast n full colonel! . . . Mrs. Paul L. Tipton recently wrote Mrs. H. I.. Chambers that -she had received a clipping dated May 31, giving an account of a dogfight in the air over Europe during which Col. James B. Tipkm shot down a Nazi plane. . . Previously, Major Dick Tipton. younger of the famous filer brothers, had given an inkling of what to expect . . . Writing home after his visit, with •Jimmy In England Dick saiil that Jimmy probnbly was too modest to tell it, but "you arc going to elf before the Japs nicked him. The exploits of Billy R«ld In Ihe ildcUe ol the snmll, sturdy Oscc- la Semlnole lines are traditional. . . Standing one Inch over the Ix-foot mark, Billy was a scrapper —every inch of him. . . He was a be' mighty proud of your son Indications, arc that he soon will wear the silver eagle." . . . The former University of Alabama grid .'star who played in the 1035 Rose Totals .... 33 0 5 24 11 •Volison batted for Tocncs in 5th 1AAF AB 'Ickcrs, ss 5 ,wan. 21) 4 llalek, c ........ 5 .proul, It IcWhorler, Ib Yavls, 3b .... '• Jones, 3b — Vlotko, rf .... .aOrutta, cf ,. 'nrnelle, |> H PO A. 2 3 1 324 Totals 34 0 15 27 9 •Jones ran for Travis in 7th. Score by innings: 4th Ferry Group .. 000 000 000—0 BAFF 100 214 Olx—9 Summary: Errors—Vickers, Swan Three base hits—Bialek 2. Two base hits—McWhorter, Swan. Sacrifices—Swan. Travis Wlotko LaGrutta. Hit by pitcher—Vickers by Toenes). Double play—Vlckers ,o Swan to McWlwrter. Bnse on jails—off Parnell 2, off Toenes 1 Massa 2, Brown 1. Strikeouts— Parnell 9, Tocncs I, Brown 2. In- ilngs pitched—by Toenes 4 will j nils, 3 runs; Mnssa 1 1-3 (otic out in sixth, two on) with fi hits runs; Brown 2 2-3 with 3 hit*. 1 run. Losing Pitcher—Toenes. Um- pires—Diencr and Falica. Bowl game, and a product of the local high school, has been in England just a few months after serv- g as commanding officer of Bra- I (Texas) Army Air Field, and nice Field, Baliinger, Texas. . . his Is the first account of any com- at for Jimmy who has been flyinf, P-51. . . Major Dick has com- etccl his required missions, clnrlni Well he received the Dlstinguishei lying Cross, the Air Medal will Ine oak leaf clusters, and llic Or er of. Purple Heart for wounds re eived in action. . . He has scrvct infer Gen. Jimmy Doolittle an< en. Carl Spaatx ... He also star ed in-sports us a Chick, and late t Northeast Louisiana Slate Uni erslty Center, Monroe, La., am Union University, Jackson, Tenn. UPHOLDS MAItINK TRADITION Another erstwhile Osccola foot tall star Is culling quite a wide and drilling path as a member of Uu- le Sam's 'fighting forces. . . Balling with the 24th Marines; 4th Maine Division, Pfc. William E. (Billy) leld has upheld the stune scrapping cndcncles displayed during three jriielling years on the gridiron and n the basketball court. . . . Though overseas only six of the 20 months n the traditional marines, lie has gained Ihe respect of his officers, ils mates nnd Ihe Japanese for cx- .remc gallantry and skill. . . This 20-year-old giant participated in the nvasions of llic Marslmlls and Manus Islands . . . He was awarded ,he Order of Ihe Purple Heart fol- Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville at Memphis, night. Atlanta at New Orleans. Knoxville at. Little Rock. (Only games scheduled.) AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis al-Chicago. Dclrolt tit Cleveland: New York al Washington. (Only games scheduled.) NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Philadelphia. Brooklyn at New York. (Only games scheduled.) Ighlcr who knew no limit. He TDK OAltl) i DOUBLE-MAIN EVENT Scrgl. Chris lielkas (195) Vs. Itoy Allen (194) "Irish ' Eddie" Malonc (225) Vs. "Hough Red" Koltcrls (Z15) 90-minulc lime limit Two best falls of three The lilies arc loo be different, jut action is expected to be Ihe ;!ime tonight at Ihc American Lc- ;iun arena as Promoter Mike Meroney present. 1 ; his weekly wrestling vas tough, hard as nails, and didn't snow what 11 meant lo quit fight- lie, despite the odds and the score. He is one of the reasons why he Scmlnoles compiled a great rec- rd In football and basketball in recent, years; one ot the reasons why he United States Marines are rated perhaps the greatest fighting machine in the world. He Is the son of Nfr. and Mrs Everett II. Held of Osceola . . . His randmother and aunt arc Mrs. J V. Wright and Miss Kmma Sue Wright, respectively, of Blythcville. Ills address: Co. P, 2nd Bn., 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division, P. M. P., % Fleet Office, San Francisco, Calif. ADMIUKS BRITISH SCENERY I'fc. Pat Chltniou (38444397, Bal- tery C,, 250 F. A, Bn,, APO 403, % PM, NYC), who turned In some great game;; in liic Cluck forward wall for Iwo years under Coach Joe Dilcly In 1939-40, airs a few personal views of England In a four-page, interesting Idler. "I guess you arc wondering what I think of Britain. . . Well, I can't say I like it. but I had rather be here than any oilier place overseas ... No place can compare witli Ihe good old U. S. . . . England seems to be about 20 years behind time, to my notion. "J. P., Ihe only good thing about England is the scenery. . . I never saw .such n beautiful country in my life. "A lot of our boys from Blythe- vlllc arc here close by, but I haven't met one yet. . . I hope to soon, though. . . . There Is one boy in my outfit from Blythcvillc, J. D. Davis. . . . T don't know if you know him or not. ... He took Car] Ganske's job reacting meters 'foi Ark-Mo Power when the 'Jeep' left for the service as a Seabee." Pat reveals that Ills future Chick guard is 16 monlhs old now, so he's duubly anxious to get home. card. The limit had he not elected lo slug and rough It. Malonc turned on Ihe heat and beat him down in about four minutes after the rough stuff began. But the fans seemed to like like it. I'eifect Combination Likely. The program should swing from the scientific lo the rough and bru- lal, giving the customers a well balanced sporls dish. Allen and Belkas should put on a fast, clever, brilliant match that likely will be packed with thrills and action galore. local ring impresarloo But quite the contrast when Mahas lone and Roberts clash. There i laid aside the popular tag matches said to b e a first class feud between for the time being and booked two the two powerful giants, a rivalo 90-mlnute time limit, two-best-1 (hat has been going on for several falls-out-of-three* matches featuring a pair of fast, clever grapplers, and a couple of his heavier be- years and getting no less with each Tlic editor and publisher of the only French newspa|>cr in Louisl liemoths lhat should keep Ihe tans in a slalo of upheaval and near collapse, from excitement. Btlkas Brought Hack In response lo numerous requests (tic matchmaker has recalled ScrgL Chris Belkas, the strong boy from [he Blythevillc Army Air Field who lias not been beaten in a full- Icnglh Individual match In Ihe local ring, and matched him wilh Roy (Egghead) Allen, the kicking ami leg artist for one-half of llic all-star program. After a brief absence "Hough lied" Roberts, the Litlte Rock tin crtakcr and ace mat meanie, rc- urus lo do his inimllable stuff cfore local famlom. He will be op- rascd byr "Irish" Eddie Malone, llic lulling, good nutiircd Irishman, In he other Individual match. Boasting a perfect record herc ; Jclkas Is expected to have the KUlle of his career to protect the lean slate. From all indications ic will have lo go at lop sliced all lie way to defeat Allen, one nf llic nost skillful wrestlers ever to show icfore the Blythevillc wrestling cn- liusiasts. , Has Rallied Odds Aliens luck has been all but goncl in individual matches. In his Ini- linl appearance three weeks ago he drew "Wild Bill" Canny, who outweighed him at least 25 pounds. But h c curried the touglilc 20 iniu- titc.s before succumbing. Last week hc was scheduled to get a .weight break against Floyd Byrd, wlio scales, about the same. But Byrd was delayed because of a car accident and coulj not arrive in lime. At llm last minute the matchmaker was forced to bring in Malone, a mere 225-poundcr. At that, Roy did very well against the tremendous cdtl's. He was downed in 18 minutes of a thrilling match. Many observers believe he would have carried Malone to the 30-minutc slam-bam out affaii succeeding season. A knock down and drag •hould develop. The ring enthusiasts have become accustomed to a successioi of tricks and stunls, to say nothint lau's game. Four of Ihc South's eadlng golf professionals have been n the Job for a combined period I 117 years. T)i e pillars of the royal and an- ient game hold down Jobs at clubs n Birmingham, Nashville, Atlanta ind Memphis, respectively. W. c. Sherwood, of the Mem>his Country Club, is the veteran if tile lot, coming here from Tol-do, O., in 1907. He took a 10-year furlough—1918-1928—from his club duties lo accept a (raveling Job with a golf concern. He returned lo the fairways here in 1928. Charley Hall, of the Birmingham Golf and' Country Club, has been instructing there since 1911, and George Livingston has been instructor of the Nashville Ciolf and Country Club since May, 1012. Howard (Pop) Beckett, Ihc tourtli member of Ihe lUiusual quartet, recently began his 20th year at the Capital City Club In Atlanta. From where I sit... 6 Joe Marsh. What Makes " A Real American Town?!? of action and spills, when Robert!s on the card. Against the rougl Malone he should have plenty o opposition, since "Eddie is no uovici it thi.s rasslln' business, and (mile ible to lake care of himself. At any rate, Ihe customers should be pleased, regardless of the choice of action. And (t will get under way promplly at 8:30. 4 Golf Pros Complete 117 Years With Clubs MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UP) wonder Visitor said to me the other day: "Joe, you've got a real American town liove-u town you can be proud of." Aftcnviivds, I got to wondering just what he meant. \l'o iircn't much dilVrrcnt from any other lown oui- si/.c. A few nico slopes ... n village Ki'iion ... and 27 bine .Slavs oa the Service Flag in Town Hall. Not much exciting happens, cither. We work hard . . . have our Friday evening socials at Hie Parish House...and the kids play baseball and go fishing ... In our private life, wo live anfl ! let live. It \vo often disagree oa i politics...if some of us like beer, ': some buttermilk ... wo still respect one another's rights and opinions. What makes purtownf'Amerl-") can"? From where I sit, it's not' ; because we're different but because we're so much like all other towns that add up to America- wliere self respect and tolerance are guiding principles. Tasty, templing, spicy, sweet, HOTOIIU gum Just can't be beat. WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, June 12, 8:75 p. m. Lowwt Admission of any WrMtUnf Arena in America, Adults, 36c, Tax De-Total, 45c. Reserved Seats, IZo, T»r 3o-To UI, 15c. Children's Seats 12c, Tax 3c, Total, 15c. Reserved Seats On Sale at the Legion Arena Erery Monday from 6 p. m. on. DOUBLE MAIN EVENT SGT. CHRIS BELKAS vs. ROY ALLEN IRISH EDDIE MALONE VS. RED ROBERTS (Both Full-length Malchcs) Premium Wheat PLUS Fine Milling EQUALS Shibley's Best FLOUR - - - The flour that needs less shortening! <^I M owing, injuries on Hie Miinus Ts- ic did a grcnt nenl of snooting him- • Through the dawn misls looms a Jap island and the Marines aro dressing for bailie. On the voyage down, they had relaxed in shorts and skivvies —iho "fatigue uniform" used so much that Corps specifications demand the utmost in comfort and long wear. * Make sure of comfort, fit and wear in your own underwear. Ask for Hancs by name. During the past 43 years, Hanes has specialized in knitting underwear that looks good and feels good on you. Fine workmanship gives you long service and satisfaction —at moderate cost. • From coast to coast, millions of men prefer this well-known brand. 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