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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 14, 1944
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLI5 (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1944 five Teams In American thange Places By United Press The American Leitue lace Is so close'that each'day's play brings R re-scrambling of positions. Five teams have changed places in the standings.' The Indians, who didn't play at all, .replaced the Chicago White Sox in the first division. The Senators moved' out of the cellar and skipped up Into sixth place. The Yanks are'-in seventh, and the A's are in the basement. The Senators climbed a couple of r'jihgs, by blanking the New York Yankees 3 to 0, behind Dutch Leonard's seven-hit hurling. Leonard allowed two more safeties 'than Bill Zuber, his opponent. But the Senators tagged Zuber for three extra- base blows. : :Thc St. Louis Browns are doing their best to draw from the rest of the junior circuit. The Brownies came through with a thrllHag tlircc- riiri rally in the ninth, to tent the Chicago White Sox 5 to 3. Mark Chrlstman singled to climax the uprising and give Jack Kramer his eighth win of the season. ! The Boston Red Sox walloped (hi: Philadelphia Athletics 7 to 2, mid pushed the Mackmcn into the cellar 'Joe 1 Bowman held the A's scorclea until the final inning, when ihej lagged him for a couple of markers Detroit at Cleveland was 'postponed. The Dodgers and the Climb slug ged it 'out in the National Leagui headlines again. But this time tin •Bums came out on the long end o a 9 to 4 score. The game featurec four homers, three by the Dodger-Dixie Walker poled a •tlirec-vui round-tripper in the fifth. Ed Hem had aiveasy win with.Rube Fischc as his victim. The Pittsburgh Pirates, Ijchliu Ray Starr's three-hit hurlinr strengthened their hold on the sec ond rung, of the National Lcaxw They nosed but the Reds 3 to 2 1 R' flvc-Inning game,'culled becnus of rain. Tlu Dues clinched Hi game with, three. mnrkers In th fourth. The Boston Braves and the Phi' Bdclphia Phillies split a double header fit Philadelphia. Jim Tobln - nutter-balled tl Braves to a close 2 to 1 decision ov< the Phils in the opener. But tl Phils came back stionglj' In the night-cap to edge out the Braves 8 to 1, behind Hurler Al Gerheanser. The St. Ixmis Cardinals had it all over the Chicago Cubs in n nrsht game at St. Louis. 'The Curds jumped on. four Bruin hurlevs for 1C> hits, which they turned into an 8 to 3 victory. Max Lanier went eight imnnijs for the winners, and then called on George Hunger for' help. Claude Fasscau, Chicago's starter, was the loser. All Aboard* DOPE BUCKET inort As Coast Guard partially lifU'reslricUohs _„_..„ ..,.„., fishing on Atlantic coast, fishermen once more head bouts through L inlcls in search of big 'nns. Here a large channel bass is being boated near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina., Walnut Ridge Walloped By BAAF, 13 to 5 Baseball Standings SOUTHERNLEAGUE W. L. emplits 28 lanta 20 ttle Rock 27 nnlngham 23 noxvlltc . ashvlllc . natlanooga ew Orleans Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 'at Memphis, night. Atlanta at New Orleans. Knoxvllle at Little Rock. Chattanooga at Birmingham. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago at St.-Louis. Brooklyn at New York, night. Boston at Philadelphia, night. Pittsburgh' at Cincinnati, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at .Cleveland, two. Philadelphia at Boston, two. 'St. Louis at Chicago, night. New York at Washington, nigh Sinking Teak Huins Crops Mount Erapuca, In the Copa Z6ne of the Honduras, is sinking a an. alarming rate. Agriculture o the sides of the mountain is belli ruined and more than 650 acres < cornfields have disappeared. The BAAF Baseball Teiini retained its mastery over the Walnut Ridge Army Air Field nine by winning a game played there Monday by a 13-5 score. It was the sixth victory for the BAAF aggregation over the team from the neighboring camp nnd was marked by the heavy hitting power rooklyn of the locals. Twenty hits were made off two Walnut Ridge pitchers, Elore and Holmes, and most of then ere converted into runs. The leading hitlers for the Bly- icvillc team were Sergt. Max Vick rs, shortstop, who got three for six [r. Fred Swan, second baseman ho hit three times out of five trip o the plate; Cnrlton Jones, lhir< iiscman, who got three for four Eual Davis, outfielder, who came u •ith three for three; and Danny L Tiillii, outfielder, who got Hire >' sk. Staff Sgt. Mack McWhorter, firs raseman, turned in the longest li 'I the game when he hit a trcmcn lous lly in the first inning and go hrce bases on it. Particularly gratifying to the Bly hcvllle players wiis the performant of Pvt. Dick Grove, rookie rlgh lander, who pitched well in his firs jamc of the season. Until his exh irilion yesterday gave the locals nig liope for the future,, they were despair over the lack of a capab righthandcd pitcher they could team with Lefty Mel Parncll. Prior to the hardball game, the BAAP Flying Officers' Softball team detcated a Walnut Ridge aggregation by a 4-3 score. Lieut. J. L. Al- biitlon, pitcher lor the locals, held the opposition to only two hits. NATIONAL LKAOUK W. L. St. Louis 32 13 Itlsburgh 2(i 19 incinnati 25 23 cw York 25 24 Read Courier News Want Ads. Pet 17 .152 18 .59 20 22 20 10 15 .51 .52 ,ftl .44 HI 1. V. FBIKND Bailey Brothers Stick Together In Army Careers Receiving their promotion to ma- i Jor on the same day last week, the Halley brothers, Curl and Frank of Little Rock, continued to closely parallel their Army careers as both have served as flight fnstrucloi* at the Blylhoville Army Air Field since TOUCHDOWN TWINS" TO IUDK Tho "touchdown twins", Norman Monk) Mosley and Mnyfleld (Sony) Lloyd, who carved out a neat it of pigskin history as members f th e Illytheville Chicks, will ride gain after the war. . . This en- ouraglng bit of news came yestcr- s»y via an airmail letter from 'fc. Mosley, now stationed with the * nd Infantry on Bougainville... . I hear from Sonny IPfc. Lloyd of he 2nd Marines on the Marshnlls) II the lime. . . We are planning o go to school after tlie war—If ye are not loo old", he pens. . . This statement l look not to mean hat they would attend the same ehool together. . . Rather, I am airly certain that "Monk" will re- urn to the University of Alabama and "Sonny 1 le left oft corglu. . . starts with their respective teams 'Monk" and "Sonny" gave every ndlcatlon of reaching star-like Heights, despite keen competition . , . Heralded as a better college prospect lluil his Illustrious brothers, Heiky and Russ, before him 'Monk' won tile eye of Coach Frank Thomas early In practice sessions and earned his spurs as a regular with the Dig Red Elephant machine. . . You will recall that lie participated In the Orange Bowl at Miami, helping Alabama defeat Boston College with his accurate pitching arm. . . Over In Jawjah. "Sonny' was rated the best looking freshman football player to join tlie Bulldogs in recent years. . . . Despite the fact that he had experienced boys, Including Slnk- wlch and Trippl, in front of him. will take up where at the University ol Getting away to good Well, so .0 know who she Is? vould I! HAS NIGHT CHASE Norman's dad, the one and only Pop' Mosley, told me an amusing experience that "Monk" had some :imc ago, shortly after hitting the sland. . . He wrote that he was standing guard one night when three wild pigs came out of the woods, presumably in search of fowl. . . When he and some of the guards saw them they immediately vlsioned fresh [wrk steaks and took out after Iliem. . . He said liiey literally r nn their legs olf trying to catch the pigs, but their efforts were all in vain. . shortly after the field was activated June 10, 1042. The filers arc the sons of former Governor Carl E. Bailey and Mrs. Margaret Bailey of Little Rock. Major Carl Bailey Jr., 28, was commissioned In the Infantry In December, 1340. On March 15, 1941, he was accepted for flight training and became a night instructor Nov. 1, 1911. He came to the local field July 24, 1912. He and his wife, the former Miss Mary Virginia Cutler, make their home at 313 Easl Ken- tucky. Major Frank Bailey, 26, was graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fayoltcvllle, In 1940, and the following year received his commission in the Army Air Corps. He came to the BAAF a month after his brother was sent here, Major and Mrs. Bailey make their home at 111 South Eleventh street, John Adams was appointed first minister lo England from Hie United States In 1785. 7> tb c fact that merchant and Despite Monk Is a speed can run with the spce,| of a deer, lie hud no luck catching the hiiwgs. . . in my imagination I cnn see them chasing (hose pigs, can't you? Norman's address is: Pfc. Norman S. Mosley, A. T. Co. 182nd Inf.. AI'O 710, % Postmaster, San Francisco, Calif. he played a lot of football. He oston hiladclphla Chicago xNight game. AMEKICAN St. Louis loston Detroit Cleveland Chicago xNew York xWaslilngton . ... 'hiladelphla . ... Geyser "Coughs Up" Hankies Handkerchiefs thrown Into one vent of "Old Handkerchief" geyser in Yellowstone National Park are returned by eruption through n different vent. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN I.RAGUK Memphis 2-3. Nashville 1-0. Atlanta 8, New Orleans 5. Chattanooga 9, Birmingham 1. Little Rock 0-5, Knoxvillc 5-9. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 2-7, Philadelphia 1-8. Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 2. Brooklyn 9, New York 4. St. Louis 8, Chicago 3. AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis 5, Chicago 2. Boston 7. Philadelphia 2. Washington 3. New York 0. Detroit at Cleveland, rain. was in on the 9-0 Georgia triumph .333 over UCLA in the famed Rose Bowl I at Pasadena in lf»12. Pet. SENDS HEST REGARDS .GUI I Th 0 "Monk" ( ]ld not sny a whole .578 lot In bis Interesting letter, am .521. yet he did, too. . . In cliaractcr- .510 istic fashion, lie dropped sh'or 24 20 .480 pungent sentences that carried i 211 30 .434 whole paragraph apiece, though In 10 27 .413 (| not elaborate. . . For Instance 1G 27 .312 c said lie wasn't working ver> iii'd and weighed just about th 1 nnc ns lie did—180 pounds. W. L. Pet. lint would give tlie general im 29 23 .558 pression that he hadn't missed an. 2C 23 .531 meals, since it is a few pounds 25 25 .500 over his normal weight. . . So far 25 20 .490 he hasn't seen anyone from horn 22 23 .409 since arriving at his curren 22 24 .477 "home", but does hear from T.- "H 24 20 .480 Carnway, a local pal who Is in th 22 25 .408 c cabccs, in addition to "Sonny . . He sends his best wishes Robert (Peanut) Mcllancy, who re cutty received the Order of In 'iirplc Henri for wounds receive n action during a Marino invasloi . . He and "Peanut" were ver close friends and "Monk" is an> ous to get hi s address so as keep in (ouch with him. . . The whereabouts of Everett Croslow, "a former teammate and chum, was another address sought. . . Croslow. a paratrooper, arrived overseas, somewhere in the- Southwest Pacific just a very short time ago. Must Label Mexican Gooils MEXICO CITY (UP)—The mil istry of national economy has at vised Mexican manufacturers tha products made in this country fi sale here or for export must bca the label "made in Mexico." Tl label must be on products iutende for such sale whether they are nnlurnl or manufactured orlgi the ministry said. Paul Dean May Pitch Thursday At Little Rock LITTLEUOCK, June 14 (U.P.— he once famous nnscbnll Icam of aid and Diray Dean will l>c rc- tiltcd at Travelers Field in Little lock Thursday night. Paul, the 30-year-old former St xiuis Cardinal pitching ace, is cheduled to make his pitching de- ut with the Travelers in one o wo games with Nashville. And sit Ing up in the press box, broad nstlug the game, will be the once :reat DIz/.y Dean. But there is a possibility lha omc hitch might spoil tlie who! iffair. Paul has signed a provision il contract with Little Rock—bu .here is still a possibility that som American League team might clair Jean for the $7,000 asked by the S' Louis Browns. However, the Little Rock base mil club is going ahead with uliu: for Thursday night's celebration. CHICKASAW West Main Near 2Ist St. Sat starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:1 NUht shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:15 Continuous shows Sat. and Kt Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature His address is: Pfc. Everett A. Croslow, C. N. Co. 391st, APO DB, % Postmaster, NYC. . . Sonny's address is: Pfc. MayfioW'S. Lloyd, Co. R, 3rd Amph. Tr. Bn., Corp. Troops, 3rd Amph. Corps. % Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, calif. . . Naturally, "Monk" was interested in the 1944 edition of the Chicks nnd asked for the lowdown. . . And whataya knowl he gives an Insight to his lovcllfe. ... "I am writing to the nicest girl in Arkansas," he concludes his letter. . . Now, wouldn't you like Buy more War Bonds=A quicker Victory Barbara Stanwyck & Georne Brent ....or welcoming a War Bond salesman Our fighting men are fighting for our way of life, for everything we treasure as . American. |You can put your dollars in that fight—BY INVESTING IN WAR BONDS; Your dollars will provide the tools for Victory. And there's no safer place for youc money. Don't wait for someone to call on you. Go out and buy \Var Bonds and keep them. If a volunteer salesman of War Bonds drops in at your house, give him the welcome he deserves. Be sure and sign up for as much in War Bonds as you caa. You'll always be glad you did* COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYHEVILLE Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Wednesday & Thursday 'Princess O'Rourke' with Olivu DcVavlliind & Robert Ciimmlngs News of the Day Short NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday at 1 Wednesday & Thursday 'CROSS OF LORRAINE' wiih ricrrc Anmonl A- Gene Kelly Fox News & Shorl SALUTE DAD with colorful oul-ol-the- ordinary neckwear Madder Print Fourlards IJccausc Dad takes everything in stride . . . give him one or two of these madder print foulards. Styled by Uesiiio. • Hand-Painted Silks Dad is doubling his exart War .Bond inn-chases so give him one of these handsome hand painted silks styled by Resilio. *>, American Paisley's Dad works overtime these days so pep up his appearance and mcnfal outlook with this pure silk paisley by Kesilio 050 •••••*»!••••••••«• if MEAD'S 322 MAIN STRUT

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