The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 10, 1945 · Page 6
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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 19 IS New Performer Impresses Fans i Buresh Sets Pace For . v Victory As Partner ' Of Big Buddy Knox For the second straight ucek a newcomer has wormed his way into favor.nith "the local wrestling clique. Last week Billy HIckson, (hough on the losing end of both the preliminary and the main event, made a : tremendous-hit by his cleverness and aggressive tactics. Following on the heels of. this outstanding Individual performance Stanley • (Bucky) Buresh set n blistering pace as he and Ills partner, Buddy Knox, defeated the favorites, "Rough Red" Roberts and Gus Wisbar in the lag feature of Promoter Mike Meroney's fine m,it show Monday night at the American Legion arena. Make Auspicious Debut Weighing only about 190 pounds and with a hairdo reminiscent 'of the sideburn-era of several years ago, Buresh made his debut' quite auspicious as he and Knox won in straight falls to the amazement of an overflow crowd which expectec Roberts and \Visbar to tame the lighter pair. Though cpiisiderably smaller ir combined' poundage the winner; made full use of their tremendous speed and agility as they carricc the'fight to Roberts and Wisbar to win in convincing fashion. It was a bitter, hard fonghl match and much closer than ;thc average observer would suspcc .from Ui'e results. There was-action and-thrills galore, not to forget the vast amount of 'comedy, supplied mostly by the inimitable Roberls. Roberts Taunts Mike At his comic best. Roberts kcp the feud between him and Mel oney -alive' by taunting the ofiicia every chance he had He even en gineered several projects so as t Bet. Mike In the middle:- -And -h did a hangup job when the oppor tunlty presented itself, much to Ih amusement of .Die customers an the discomfort of Mike \\iio wa pretty well'spent when it was ove Unleasing ! every thing :at his dis posal with a tremenous burst ^im and power, Buresh gaic h team a running start towards victory by downing Roberls for the first half of the first fall It too.c him 21 minutes, blasting the redhead \ia flying tackles and kangaroo kicks He then teamed with Knox to boal over Wisbar in four move minutes [o complete the fall Knox had the honor with a neatly 'executed rolling stepoyer toe hold, followed by a double jack knife. It was, the first time that ring fans could recall having seen' that hold All You Have To Do Is Catch A Big Fish, So 200,000 Compete In Miami Tournament By HAKKY GRAYSON ', NEA Sports Editor MIAMI, Fla. Jan. D.—Director of 'ar Mobilization James P. Byrnes .ay object to racing, but fishing as become an essential spoil, so ore are expected to compete In ic 09-day 10th annual Metropolitan IlamI Tournament extending to pill 15. This greatest of all fishing tour- aments attracted that many a year go, when war restrictions on craft lying the ocean or operating at Iglil were a bit more rigid than icy are at present. And despite a militant ODT, the oumament again will claim nation 1 and international attention with andidalcs from Seattle, California, 'e.vas and the southwest, midwest, lontrcal, New England states, New ork, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The show reached its maximum 'hen 280,000 took part in 1841. And he limiting of fishing tackle has ailed to perceptibly slacken the cn- ollmcnt. S'O I-'USS Olt FEATHERS Originated by general chairman icnry H. Hyman, Mlnnii public itilltics official and celebrated fish- irman, and conducted by Anglers nc,. a non-profit organization, tin. ournamcnt's simplicity Is the principal cess. reason tov Us flattering suc- There Is neither fee nor rcglstrn- lon. All you have to do is catch a fisli The tournament is financed am prizes arc put up by business men o: Greater Miami. Normally there are prizes for tin Henry H. Hyman, general chairman of (he 10th annual Metropolitan Miami Fishing Tournament, fights saillisii wilh live-ounce Up anil • nine-thread line in (Jnlf Stream off Miami lieach. tt pulled. Boys l.cl Go The second fall was even rough cr than the first, which was mlglitj torrid. Roberts and Knox, old r! vals, gave the customers quite demonstration of slugging as the biffed and bammed cacli oilier. It was Hits method of attack that paved the way for the defeat of Red and Otis. For Knox and Buresh packed more power and were better able to wlthsinnd the pounding than their foes. Buresli again put his team out hi front when he oullaslcd Wisbar in an exchange of kangaroo kicks. Three In succession capped by a body slam knyocd. Ihc German blond for the evening. , Roberts was the next, victim, go- Ing under in six minutes, after bd- ing subjected to combined assault from Stanley and Buddy. lie did not offer to'start his usual post match finale. Knox proved too big and powerful for' Wisbar In the opening preliminary, winning in 15 minutes with back breakers and n body pin. Roberts spoiled Buresh's first appearance by ^winning in 10 minutes a surfboard. : largest of 27 varieties. This year the prize list has been duplicated to include men in uniform, making the total 54. Prizes arc War Bonds, of unse. There nlsb arc awards for outstanding fcats-'the heaviest and longest satlHsli, the heaviest white miirlln, etc. And the Philip Wyltc Tough Luck Trophy goes to the bird having thcAvorslbreaks. Abovc- thc-iverasc or worthwhile fisli merit citations. . Eligible for entry trolling and still fishing are African pompano, albacore or small tuna, Allison tuna, ambcrjuck, barracuda, black bass, bhiefish, bonefish, lionlto, broadbill sword(Ish, channel bass or redflsh, lilro or ladyflsh, cobia, dolphin, ronper, jack, klngflsh, mackerel, nako, blue martin, white inarlln, lermit, pompano, the most spcc- acnlar sallflsh, snapper, snook, aipon, trout, giant tuna and vahoo. 2-YEAU-OLn BOY WON Fly rod fisherman may not care whoop about trolling or still fisli- ng, so eligible In casting and ,f!j :o<I divisions arc barracuda,, black jass, bluefish, channel bass, chlro, grouper, Jack, mackerel, pompano, snapper, snook, tarpon and trout. Boundaries extend across the Gulf Stream to the Bahamas and back into the streams, rivers and lakes of the Everglades. Participants fish from private and chartered boats, skiffs, rowbb'ats, piers and bridges. In addition to deep sea fishing, the area offers second to none a variety of sites for casting mul fly rod enthusiasts.. Men, women and children compete. A six-year-old boy may win a capital prize with a 52 rod and reel, A 12-year-old lad weighed in the peak pompano in 1040. Poinpnno costs S3 a crack in a restaurant. With 34 of the 1914 class winners boasting catches of higher weight than previous tournaments, the comncUllon continued Its' achievement of having one or move record catches every year. Throw out a line. Pliers Defeated By Enlisted Men Bombers Finish Ahead Score 64-60; To Play Lockburne Tonight The BAAF Bombers post enlisted men's team, defeated the Pliers, in officers' team, by n G4-CO score in a basketball game at the Rcc Hall Monday night. The game was scheduled suddenly when the Turner Field, Ga quintet, originally slated to meet a BAAF aggregation Monday night was unalile to make the trip to Blylhcville because of weather conditions. The Bomber-Filer contest, however, 'proved a crowd pleaser, particularly since [he vlclors were hard pressed throughout, the game Highpolnl man for the Filers wa McGuffcy, who scored 24 points Linskcy led Hie Bombers with total of 19 points. Blyllicvllic's next home game wll be played tonight, Jan. 10. when UIL Hombcrs will meet the Lockbonrne Ohio, Army Air Field in a qunrte: finals game of the Eastern Flyini Training Command Tournament. Wilson Teams Win WIUSON, Ark., Jan. lO.-Tlte Wilson Bulldogs scored a double win .>ver Armorel. The girls paced by' he high scoring of Merle Ryals, defeated the Armorel girls, by score of 31 to G. The Wilson boys, sparked jy Eugene Luruc, came through with a 59 to 13 score. G1KLS Armorel Position Wilson Cassidy P Ryals 20 Jamerson 2 P Coburn 12 Todgers 4 P Smith 3 Dyer O Bussey lyals . G iJithahi Russel G Haynes Substitutes: Armorel — Kcrsley, Keith, llubbard, Nuninoi and Mc- Mulllns. Wilson—McAlfee 2, Coble Rowland, Attcbcrry, Boyles, Slm- mennan and Vaughn. BOYS Armorel Position Wilson Hoals 1 F Parker 22 Stewart G P E. Lame Cassidy 1 G Boyles Robirison G J. Elslander bush 5 G.... Cummiiigs Substitutes: Armorel — Clause Regonald. Wilson—Gentry 2, Lame L. Hale, Elslander, D. and Layton WYOMING MAKES BOW LARAMIE. — Wyoming's basket bailers were booked by Michigan am Ohio State this season, making th first time that a Cowboy atlilett squad has engaged Big Ten teams Touchdown Club Selects Davis 'or Camp Trophy WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UP) — ilim-liippcd Glenn Davis, shining ight of Army's brilliant football lower-house, is the nation's foremost football player for 1944.' The Washington -Touchdown >lub judged the cadet as sucli In landing him the Walter Camp Memorial Trophy in their annual dinner last night. Also honored at the gathering of military, government and athletic leaders for outstanding performances In 1944 were Don Wliltmlre, Bill Dudley and Roy Zimmerman. Drees Air Itulcs Revision NEW' YORK. (UP) —"Sweeping revision" of the "hundreds of cumbersome, conllicllng and out-of- date rules and regulations" that hamper aviation must take place if postwar aviation is to grow, Sydney Nesbitt, aircraft radio sales inanngcr'of Lear, Inc., and u incin- l»r of the newly formed Civil Aviation Joint Legislative Committee, said recently. The committee i co-operating with both houses of Congress to Improve legislation regulating private Hying. New Theater Manila's Finest 'hat have you done today that me mother's son should die for ou tomorrow? —BUY BONDS— Read Courier News Want Ads. NED NEEDED NOW TO HELP BUILD NAVAL ORDNANCE PLANT Georgia Tech's Coach Said To Be Quitting ATLANTA, Jail. 10 (UP)—Jack Troy, sports editor of the Atlanta Constitution, salel in a story loday that Georgia Tech's veteran football coach, W. A. (Bill) Alexander, is resigning to become athletic director. Troy says Coach Alex will be succeeded on the field by his assistant, Robert Lee (Bobby), Dodti. Troy says the official announcement of Alexander's resignation will be made about Feb. 1. Troy wrote: "Alexander has denied that he made a farewell speech to the boys In the dressing room before the |Tcch-Tulsa game at Miami in'the Orange Bowl, but it has leaked out that h e actually did." Reports have been,-current..for some time that: 'Alexander, .•• jwho completed 25 years as licad coach at Tech last season, • will ,qu|l because of 111 health. During ihcl!)42 season he was ill with a heart ailment most of the season and he was ill again lust full, missing the Notre Dame-Tech game. Alexander and Dodd are out of the city today nnd Georgia Tecii officials have declined comment. For D ros Move .Over To Phoenix Another Tourney LOS ANGELES. Jan. 10 (UP)— Sam Snead and a host of otlicr-toii- "llght professional golfers today are on their way to Phoenix. Ariz., for the sixth In their current series of winter golf tournaments. Snead is 52GOG richer us a result of his slam-bang victory in the-final round of the fabulous Los Angeles open meet on Mondav. ) His one-undcr-par 283 ' total edged out the famed Bold dust twins, Byron Nelson and Harold (Jug) McSpadcn, by one single stroke. However, the two top money winners of last year earned more than $1500 each for their second place tie. Suend, who is a former Navy clilof specialist, has won three of the five tourneys in which he has participated since his discharge." Truck Repotted Stolen A Chevrolet truck owned by Mr?. Ella Conley of 'Clear Lake was stolen from Us parking place in front of Blythcville Hospital Mon- Iday night, the owner announced today. Officers said the truck had been located. Be TKe, WORST WINTER' Your Car Has .Ever laced! AT CAMDEN, ARKANSAS BY Winston, Haglin, Missouri Valley and Sollitt Contractor*) Boy Trims Leac/wi/fe JONESBORO, Ark., Jan. 10 — Bay YelUra-Jackels defeated Leach- viilc Lions in a fast basketball KJiine, 18 to 10. McMaslcr of Bay was high score man, with six points to his credit, with Snow bc- inrj runner-up wilh five points. The Lenchvilln girls' team defeated Hie boy's 38 to 12. not Read Courier News Want Ads. IF ever a car needed a nJ deserved extra care and extra attention, this winter is the time! Cold-weather driving, always hard on any automobile, is doubly hard on older cars. And your car, and every car in the country, is an "older car." Yet it is more important thin ever, not only as precious personal transportation, but as a vital part of the nation's transportation system. .So whether your cu is three years, seven years, or ten years old ... keep it alive, keep it tolling, keep it delivering- essential wartime service, regardless of age ot weather. , TO aid you in doing that, to make your car and your tites go farther and last longer, there is intelligent and expert help waiting at every Phillips 66 Service Station. Phillips Cat-Saving Service includes checking of anti-frcc-cc protection, battery, oil level, and air filter...regular lubrication ot every friction point specified by the maker of your car. Phillips Tire-Saving Service includes checking air pressures , . . inspection for nail holes, cuts, and bruises . . . examination of the tire carcass to warn when re-capping is needed . . . crisscrossing with the spate every 3,000 miles. Remember ihat tliis winter, even if milder than usual, is a most critical one for older cars. So don't wait for the weatherman to tell you when cold spells are coming. Do your part to prevent the threatened crisis in home-front transportation. Drive in for Phillips Car-Saving and Tire-Saving Service wherever you sec the Orange and Black 66 Shield . . . the sign of famous Pliillips 66 Gasoline and Phillips 66 Moror Oil. E FOR YOUR CAR— Fox YOUR COUNTRY FOR VICTORY...Buy U.S.War Bonds^IJ-^rms- Entries Being Accepted For Hamblctonian Stakes NEW YORK. Jan. 10 (UP) — The United Stales Trolling Association is airing its optimism insofar ns the government ban on racing is concerned. The association has announced that it i s already accepting fees for the 1945 Hambletonlan Stakes which are scheduled for early August. GOOD PAY FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE JOB Time and half for overtime. Food and lodging available on the job for workers at $1.00 per day. Excellent working conditions . . . Help build this plant so vitally /; needed by our fighting forces. •* " Mi Hiring On The Spot and Free Trans- U,. poftation Furnished At Every UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OFFICE IN ARKANSAS Bead Courier News Want Adi. COLO CRTGED NOSE-? Feel Bluffy? 2 drops in cncli nostril, help you broatlio freer' Caution: Usoonlynsdirccted.Got • PENETRO NOSE DROPS H ypu arc now engaged In an essential activity at jour highest ildll,; do iwi apply. AU hiring tone In accordance with War Uuptwtr C+nmiftion JUfnU- Men under 21 and women under 18 . must have minor's release form signed by parents which can bfl obtained at Employment Office. DANCE Thursday — Friday — And Saturday Night* 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room of the HOTEL NOBLE 'Admission COc Incl. Tax, iQue gran vida, amigos!... Have a Coke (WHAT A LIFE, PALS!) IV ... or being ambassadors of good will in Panama Your American sailor gets around. In Panama, Pcatl Hatbor, Port Moresby or Providence, you'll find him always being himself,—a friendly, good-natured American. Hare it Cote is his easy-going invitation to share some fun or n song and refreshment with all comers. It's his way of saying, Relax, let's take it easy. And that's just what it means when you offer ice-cold Coca-Cola in your own home. Yes, in many lands, Coca-Cola and the pause that refreshes stand for friendliness with a good old American accent, BOtTlEo UNDEK AUTHORITY OF THE COCA'COU COWPANY 6Y COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYTHEVILLE Coke= Coca-Cola It's natural for popular names lo acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca-Cola called Coke, Wednesday "W I LSON" with Alexander Knox and diaries Coburu Fox News & Short Thursday MOM Presents "BARBARY COAST GENT" \villi W.iHiice Beery Friday ' "POLO JOE" willi Joe E. llronn CHICKASAW West Main Near 2Ist : St. Sal. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and Sun.. Wednesday & Thursday ; Double Feature "NEVER A DULL MOMENT" wilh Frances Lungforcl & Hie Kill Bros, and 'UNDYING MONSTER" with James Ellison & Heather Angel R1TZ THEATRE „ Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAy NIGHTS Box Office Opens 7:15—Show Starts at 7:30. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Cox OfSce Opens 1 Show Start. 1:15 " Last Time Today 'NEW : YORK TOWN" with Fred MaclVtarray, Mary Martin, i| ''-•:•' : .'''• Jlobcrt Preston ' \ HKO News and Comedy C-CCo- Thursday and Friday "ENEMY OF WOMEN" with Donald Woods, Claudia Drake, H. B. Warner, Paul Andor, Ralph Morgan. Paramount News & Comedy. Open 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 Wednesday & Thursday

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