The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1945 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 16, 1945
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PAGE SIX BLYTHBVILLB COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JANUARY 16,. 1945 BAAF Five loses To Turner Field * Local Team Rallies ; ,Too Late To Overcome \Lead of Visitors "A desperate' last quarter roily Jell' a fraction short of its goal end the BAAP cagers went down to' defeat before' the Turner Field, Ga, quintet by a 60 to 46 score in'-a basketball game at the post recreation hall last night. 'The game "got underway withithe locals plajing listlessly and for three •; quarters a rout. seemed a cinch. -Then, one of those miracles iliat .sometimes'occurs in sports took place. One moment the BAAP men seemed a hoplessly beaten and exhausted aggregation. The next moment they were plajing like champions sinking goals from eyery angle, keeping their opponents constantly-'.off balance, and fighting like wildcats to overcome their .point disadvantage. vWlicri'.they.began their rally at the start of the fourth quarler.thc sjore was 40 to 23 against them, but within a few minutes,' thanks to spectacular, play by ' Myers, and McGuffey, they had their way' to within a DOPE BUCKET si j. r. WELI, KNOWN HEHE Sunday's s|!orts pages of the Commercial Apiwal carried ft fro- Unc picture of the Mehiphls High School baseball team of 1003, considered one of Ihe best hi Bluff City prep circles. ... Included In the plioto were two well known figures to Blythcvllle baseball clr- cles. One was James Thompson- Prothro, otherwise known as "Doc", genial vice president and manager of the Memphis Chicks. ... The other, the laic Park Hatchctl, prominent cotton dealer who passed on Just a few months [over for n game.,with the crack I lilythevllle Army Air Field- Piters | and came out on'the short end of a 6-4 score. HATED FINE PROSPECT Although the Commercial' Appeal story didn't credit this, i. Park. Hatchett was considered the lending outfielder on'tlic team. ', , , Because of his .-tremendous: speed and powerful Uirbwlng arm. ho roamed the center-pasture with tlio MeasureWould End Question Of Marriages LITTLE ROCK,.Jan. 15-Sena,or B, Fraiik Williams of Osceolu Monday introduced a bill to validate hundreds of marriages performed in East Arkansas counties during the last several '-'months which may or may not have been ago here. "Doc" was shortstop of that memorlablc outfit which conquered nil, undefeated, untied and almost unchallenged they were so good. ... He later went Into professional baseball and rose to the majors both as a play- finesse of a professional. , . '. And he could powder.fhat ball, too. . . . His fine work attracted considerable attention'. In.Memphis'and soon spread to .the strained ear.?.of the owners and managers In organized ball. . . .He was'quickly offered a contract with; a major league team, and a',very flattering offer loo, I'm told. . But back In manager. He Linskey battled couple of points of the opposition. Thenceforth, the_ game bccanie 1 a "sec-saw fray hv which Ihe BAAF learn threatened Turner's lead at all times, but were never quite nble 1 loHake it away. % - * High 'point men for Blythcvllle were Myers, with 18 points, Mc- Goffey and Linskey, with 10 points each. 'The BAAF aggregation was'Com- posed of both officers and enlisted men.- - - ' Tomorrow night, the Bombers, post enlisted men's team, will pla> Ihe Ixwkbourne, Ohio, AAP quintet in the second game of the quarter finals of the Eastern Flying' Training Command Basketball Tournament. This game will be played ^at Lockbourne and will be the second meeting of the too • teams! In'their first contest of the ?easnn the Bombers easily defeated Lockbourne In a game here '°Qn .Thursday plight, the Filers, post officers' team, will play host to the Naval Air Station aggregation of Memphis In a game at \ the recreation hall. ognlrad as one of the leading managers lii organized baseball, certainly an institution in Memphis. ... On his way up "Doc" played several'gamos here as a member of the Engineers at Osceola. . . . Only last summer he. brought his Chicks of the Southern Association About Umpires those days the "professionals v.'erc not held In publlc ; ,hlgh .esteem as they are now and there.came parental objections;'-particularly fron the mother. To satisfy her legal. Senator Williams' bill came leaners Must D ost Ceiling; rices Today , • . \ Todny is the deadline for retail dry denning and pressing estab- Mimcnts In Mississippi county to »st their celling prices for 12 main terns, Chairman L. H. Autry of he price panel- of the local War Price and Rationing Board an- iinmccd. .orA on December 4 announced ,hls posting requirement, which Is to inform customers of about, he said, to remove all doubts ns to the' legality of many marriages In Mississippi and Critten- dciv Counties performed by Justices .. peace who also issued the marriage license. r .Tt;Was disclosed recently that officials In the two counties had been giving justices of' the peace blank marriage licenses and, in turn the J. P.'s would Issue the license lyt night and, on holidays. This practlcp'was condemned by the attorney general's ollicc about' i month ago and at the same lime the state ofllccr questioned the le gal status of all such marriages. "Hundreds of my people back home who have been married undo such circumstances asked* me ti introduce this measure," Senatb Williams said, "and I think my bll would be the simple solution to Hi problem." Senator Williams' bill would :hc shop's ' ceilings for the more Important dry cleaning and pressing services. Posters for the purpose have been v supplied by the local bonrd. Dry cleaning and pressing shops will be surveyed by OPA Price Panel Assistants to make sure thai tlic posters' arc properly displayed and that the posted prices arc the same ns the legal celling price.' filed with the local board. These In genera) will be the highest prices iliarged by the shop'In March 1942. The poster, which lists the 1'^ main Items, leaves blank spaces 'or each shop to fill In Its celling irlccs Jor cash and carry and delivered services for cleaning and Messing mid for pressing pnly. The 12 items follow: "Men's wear: Suits, trousers, heavyweight overcoats and lightweight overcoats. Women's wear: Suits, dresses, blouses, jackets, skirls, sweaters, heavyweight coats and lightweight coats." so strong wns the disapproval, Park promised ho. would not go Into the , ot;llllw , „.„„,.„., „,„ „„„„. professions ; game^lhoiigh I have 11)nkcM , am| „„„„ tlle ftct <. „„„ an idea that .It • was one. of the „„.,„ nf „„ ,,„,.,„„. , vho ,,„,,,, i,,.,,! Training News Calls Parnell Best Athlete - -Lefty Mel Pnrriell, .the wiry ; corporal »ho pitched the BAAP baseball,team to the 1944 Eastern Pl>- ing • Training Command championship,, has been chosen' EFTC's most outstanding athlete by Training Ne«s, the newspaper published'by r thls command _. ' ., • Parnell, who has been transferred ;from ;BAAF, was~ selected EFTC's greatest sports star of the season upon the basis of his flue pitching throughout the summer as -well as for his splendid record In the EFTC Tournament 'During this contest, Parnell took the mound for both , .Ihe.'sCmi-fiaals^md.the flnils, get. tlng.'bnly^ a'^mghV 6 '^st Between gfimes/.ln'spije of lh£s|.-hc pitched masterful:WiH\b6tri '.tJme^VtS grj BAAF the'' title »••"«• «<T.»»«IV- . 'Java has ,iri6rc thunderstorms than any other country in the!world hardest declsloiis of ills life; After the death 'of his mother, Park had a chance .to'sign.'but'lip kept true to the pledge unlii'the Great Umpire called him"-but.. '-I: .• "PEANUT" SCORES AGAIN , Rack up another,score tor -lucky Robert G. (Peanut) : McHaney. ... For he has donp.'Jt'.again.--.-,-.:- • Noted for his- uncanny' good fortune at encounterthgt boys, from home while overseas, 1 '' "Peanut's" latest Blythevllle:.-rSol(ller.,find .was Lieut. John Charles'Briglit.. . .' Lieut. Bright, .vflying. in .' ATC, brought a load 'pf'.supplies'- to PalU Island. . . . Knowing that T. H. Caraway and'.VPMput'.'.. Were on Palu, John Charles'-;looked them lip as soon as possible, '/,.-•.."•'Nat'urnl- l\ Ihey called .in;: the other locals, Slaff Scrgt. Barney,.'Crook, and possibly Lee A.VMporc," for -a session . . Lle'ut.'.'Brlght ,'dld. iiot get to stay long but promised to bring Lieut. George Trusty along on the next trip,'. If-possible!.' .... IN HOSPITAL —; Lieut.. James C. (Splffy) Guard has informed his parents, Dr. and Mrs. 'J. L. Guard that he Is a patient In n hospital in France. . .'"'. 'It '.seems, that James became a .trifle too 'enthusiastic during P.T.-and came up with i broken leg. ... '.-It is : m,cndlng nicely he reports, . -. '. In the radical corps, L!eut..Guard has tol( of viewing what, was left pf Cher bourg and St. Lo... also of'a trip to Paris Hk address is: 16'lth Gen. Hosp. APO'B62 % PM,' N. ~ City. '- .'•'!•• :V Courijx. Li<irerr(otii- ; Named Orj,Comtr>ittec Miss Euln McDpugal, librarian fo the Mississippi : County Library i Osceola, has been.named as a mem bcr of the slate committee - to hi range for cooperaUon.df..i,he Arkaj sas Library Association ' : wlth .(-1 American Library. Association. (FVinjc Frisch speaks as baseball figures bring bit of b^ck homp to men of Third Army on western front.- Manager of Pittsburgh Pirates no doubt deals with um- pircs. amonE .other things. eeds of all persons who have acted i behalf of any county clerk In the ate regarding the Issuance of mar- age licenses, whether the person as a legally appointed .deputy or ot. ..,' • .. - '' ;. ./ ; "All marriages heretofore solem- Izcd in this state'pursuant to .a larriagc license Issued by a '.pcr- on other than the county clerk r by the legally appointed deputy re hereby declared to be valid and 11 such marriages shall be as bind- ig and effectual as if such licenses ad been Issued by the county clerk i'person," one section of the bill cciarcs.: Tlie measure cricy clause. Department has Informed his par- cnls, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gilmcr. Serving 30 months with the infantry In Aleutian Islands, he was stationed in the states less than three months, following his return last Summer when sent to 'the European Theater of Operations In October. ' He was at homo a short lime last Fall. Missing since Dec. 16, he was with he Army in Germany, according o the message. A brother, Pfc. James Gilmer, ms been In the Aleutians 26 nonths and his two sisters, Mrs. Gene,va Jcrnlgan anj Mrs. Lee I la Edwards, live at Cooler. Trapper from Manila Wins Award For Pelt Lester Andrews, a well known irapper from Manila, is a winner of a Daily Award In the Sixteenth National Flur Show conducted by the .- Raw Fur Marketing Service of Sears, Roebuck and Co. Mr. Andrews' carefully handled Muskral pelt brought him one of the $5 Dally Awards, as a result of Its being judged one of the Ihrce best; handled skins among all pelts received nt Sears Raw Fur Marketing Station In Memphis on Thursday, Dec. 7, and In addition, entitles Andr.ews to carries an cmcr- footer Soldier ., s Missing On Western Front COOTER, Mo., Jan. 10—in" fore- ;ri service for the second ' time J fc. Herbert C. Gilmer, 27, Is miss- rig In action In Germany, the Wai consideration for one of the Major Awards, Including $1,000 firs award to be selected at the fina judging which will be held Ir April. McMutt Named Artist For So/tiers' Newspaper Aircrew Trainee William Price VTcNult, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vln- ent Armor, Cedar Crest, Dallas, 1'cx, has been made a staff artist on the Plane Talker, the camp newspaper published by and for enlisted personnel at .BAAP. As such, McNutt will design special art layouts and will help illustrate all issues for the paper until he is ordered 1.7 flying train- Ing. McNutt, a civilian navigator foi the Pan-American Air Transport Command on flights over North Africa for a year and a half before he enlisted Ucc. 13, 1943, was previously a movie actor. .He received his dramatic experience in Hollywood, shortly aftci he had finished three and a half years of study at the Chouinavds Art Institute in Los Angeles, Cal During t the six months he spen before the cameras, he played bit parts and was seen in "Billy Thi Kid," with Robert Taylor, and h 'Big Broadcast of 1910," will Eleanor Powell. In addition to his three and £ half years art training at Clvmi- nards, he studied at Los Angeleb and for a year at the Dallas, Tnx. Art Institute. You're Not Too Old To Feel Young This is a message for men who ;iave known life but no longer find It thrilling'because of the lack, of certain vitamins and hormones. Tromonc; a recent medical discovery combining vitamins and hormones may multiply the vim am 1 zest and enjoyment you once knew Your whole approach, your whole attitude" toward life, may Improve when you begin to use Tromone. Now It may be possible for middle aged men to again enjoy the same spirit, vitality and pleasures that made their youth a thing to remember. Added years may not sub- tract'from your pleasures when you use Tromone, the new medical formula combining vitamins and nor mones. Follow directions on label Tromone for sale by Robinson Drug Co. and druggists everywhere. Full Stocks of DODGE PLYMOUTH AUTO PARTS and DODGE TRUCK We have -a 'completely; -equipped' service department. and efficient mechanics. ( ,We -service .any make car or (ruck. . -•/ ' BIYTHEILliE MOTOR CO. 119 W. Ash Earl Stone, Service Mgr. Phone 422 HAW KIN SON Patented Method — Patented Equipment "It's MORE Than A Re-cap!" MODINGER-POETZ TIRE CO. SPRING OATS FIELD SEEDS — GARDEN SEEDS SPEAR Poultry, Dairy and Hog Feeds Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main St. Blytheville, Phone 856 HESONEOFMY ANCESTORS ! Shipment Just Received NEW DODGE TRUCKS i-v~ '-. Ready for Delivery! . . . Conditions are such that we don't know when we will have another shipment. Don't Delay BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY 119 \V. Ash Phone 422 NOTICE OP SALE, Notice Is here- y given that the undersigned mort- agce 111 a mortgage executed by lershel Collins to the United Stales n the Cth day of March, 1944, and uly filed In the office of the He- order In and for Mississippi Coun- y, Arkansas; the said Hershcl Col-' .ns having waived all rights of ap- iralsemcnt, sale and redemption un- !er the laws of the Stale of Arkanas; pursuant to the powers grant- d under the terms of the afore- nentloned mortgage,, and by the aws of the State of Arkansas, will n the 17th day of January, 1945, it 2:00 p. in. the afternoon of said late, at Dlxon Farms', 4 miles West of New Liberty Store, in the Coun- y of Mississippi, State of Arkan;as, offer for sale to the highest / <nd best bidder for cash, the fol- * owing described property, : to-wlt: | i Iron Grey Horse Mule, 2 Sets iarncss, 1 Jersey Cow, I Brinley- Uiddle Buster, l Avery Breaking Plow, 1 Black-hawk Planter, i Avery' Cultivator, l Avery Section Harrow, l Wagon, 1 McCormick Breaking Plow, 1 National Cooker. Witness my Hand this the 10th day of January, 1945, United States of America, By Robert W. Downs, FSA Supervisor. 666 Gold Preparations ai directed USE J. LOUIS CHERRY V Representing NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE GO. Ark. 500 otlier ffl0HUHC-H Foot!s-alUust as Good! R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opens 7:15—Show Start) at 7:311. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Box Office Onens 1 Show BtarU 1:15 SEE :r . .CALL ;.. or WRITE me for your . STONEVILLE COTTONSEED Swift's Red Steer and Nitrate Fertilizers . . . , Also Seed Sacks j,L. TERRELL 111 Vt>, 2631 BIRTHDAY OF A FAMOUS AMERICAN BENJAMIN FRANKLIN-Jaauary 17,1706 We commemorate the birthday a) the man ivhosa famoiu ktle^'experimcnt opened a new vuta in the development of electricity. So »hall we alicays remember the ninny already gone and the many fighting today for FREEDOM OF INDIVIDUAL INITIATIVE and ENTERPRISE and what our great country standt for. Ai-MOPOWERCa EMERGENCY! Th* Navj Dept. has called upon Arkansas people to construct the most important United States . . . NAVAL ORDNANCE PLANT Tuesday & .Wednesday Tuesday Night Is OPPORTUNITY; KITE "PACIFIC BLACKOUT" with Kobert Preston, Martha O'Uriscoll : KKO NEWS and COMEDY AT CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. *S| S:it. starts 12:45; Sun. slarls 1:45 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 , Continuous shows Sat, and Sun.' , CAMDEN, ARKANSAS Production of newly developed and very essential weapon of World War 2 ... ROCKETS TO SAVE OUR BOYS' LIVES! LABORERS Enroll NOW! WINSTON, HAGLIN, MISSOURI VALLEY AND SOLLITT (Prime Contractors) * GOOD PAY FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE JOB Time and half for overtime. Food and lodg- • 7 ' ing available on the job for workers at $1.00 'J P«r day. Excellent working conditions ', . . Help build thi» plant so vitally needed by our fighting forces. Hiring on the Spot and Free Transportation iM, * i Furnished at Every * UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE * OFFICE IN ARKANSAS Tuesday • i i BUDDY NITE I two tickets for the price, of one."; "JUNIOR ARMY" with '• Freddie Bartholomew ' ' Musical Short Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "FIVE'Hrp-l CAIRO" >" with - ••• : ' • I'ranchol Tone & Anne Baxter "HI YA, SAILOR" Duniilil Woods &'• Kay Ebcrlc ami His Orchestra New Theater Manila's Finest What have you done Joday that some mothers son should die for you tomorrow? —BUY BONDS— Tuesday 'THE GIRL WHO DARED 1 \vilH Lorna Grey Serial & Short *re cow engtftd In an activity at jour bifocal •kin, i« not apply. Men under 21 must have minor's release form signed by parents wbicli can be ohlatncd at Employment Office. ROCKETS WILL SAVE LIVES! Wednesday & Thursday "MARRIAGE IS A PRIVATE AFFAIR" ivilli tana 'Turner Fox News ,fc Short t A

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