The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 22, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 22, 1944
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CACHE BIX Off Sets New League Record Of Runs Scored '. , By United Press The New York' Giants Indulged In their favorite pastime yesterday, beating the. Brooklyn Dodgers. Manager Mel Oil or the Giants , celebrated Ihe victory by establishing a 'new National League runs- scored record. He has a lifetime major league mark of 1,741 runs. Tne New • Yorkers led Brooklyn most, .if the way, but added insult to Injury with a savage seven-run attack in the ninth inning. Bin Volsclle pitched steady six-hit ball for his ninth win of the season. The St^ Louis Cardinals swept totli ends of a double-header with (lie Chicago Cubs, C to 4, and 7 to 2, ,lo draw farther ahead of 111? National League pack. Danny LHwhiler sparked n /our- itirt splurge in the first frame of Ihe" opener to give George Munger an -. easy victory. Harry Breecheen pitched six-till bnll Iti the nightcap, . The Cincinnati Reds lost n 2 to 1' decision to the Pittsburgs Pirates, and slipped to fourth place , in : the senior circuit, behind .. York Giants. the . . The Pirates pushed over two ruiis In the last half of the ninth to take the game, and give Ray Starr' his second win since (otnin* the Bugs. Philadelphia at Boston was postponed. The Philadelphia "Athletics have won three games from the Boston Reel Sox In less than 24 hours moving froin eighth to fifth place In the American League. The Mackmen, behind , Flores' pitching, wnllowped Red Sox yesterday 6 to 2. Jesse the . The Cleveland Indians • and the Detroit Tigers staged n 26-hit slugfest, which the Tribe won 9 to 7. Eight, pitchers .saw action In the hitting spree, /with Ed Klieman getting the credit. The Yankees and the Senators split a twiii r bill at New York. The Yanks won -the opener 4 to 3, when- George Strimveiss tripled to score : Mike Mlloseyic.ii. The Senators came, back to. win the nlghtcn-) 6 toi 4. -They ! chased Joe -Page from -the box' in 'a five-run first, stanza. The! St Louis Broum got Into the gioo\c in the tlml innings of an aic-hght game with the Chicago White Sox The\ clouted Buck Ross for seven runs in the last tyo flames to wallop the Pale Hose n to 2 nnd moie two ind one-half games ahead of Boston in the American League. Nels Potter was : the winner. Wheeled Sausage BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.); COURIER NEWS DOPE BUCKET BY J. P, FEHND PATHS CROSS OVERSEAS The pluuie rang al>Lleut. Jimmy Lee Brooks' headquarters ... On the other end of the line was a very familiar voice. . . For the moment Jimmy Lee was afraid to trust his ears 'way over in Hawaii. . . But nil doubt was removed when Lieut. R. E. Fendler, of the Manila Fendlers, . , Identified himself , They hod . . . quite a gab session . , . Time was too short for R get-together. . . It was the second time that Lieut. Fendler had encountered o former ex-Chick male. . . Some lime before he heard that Lieut. Clarence Webb was in the hospital at Honolulu recuperating from an attack of appendicitis. . . Clarence was dozing is R. E. entered the room and didn't hear him. . . n. E. went to the foot of the bed and tickled Clarence's feet. . . "You should have seen the wjiresslon on his face," R. E. wrote rack home. . . Unfortunately, the mvnrd feeling that Clarence experienced could not be released and nil he could (to was grin, but, brother, what a grin! . . . JUST TOO TOT— or Sol must be bearing down n New Guinea, especially where S-Sgt. Bill Crowe Is stationed. . . For In a letter written May 30 Bill vrote that sonic of the boys had organized a Softball team . . ."But I nin not playing. . . It's Just loo wt" . . . Knowing Bill and his /.eatousncss for the siwrt, It must be nore than 100 In the shade— and 10 shade. . . . BUI was one of the . . . . better softballers here. . Also . . . . c.wllecl In tennis and baseball . He was short and main cog In the championship relgu of Robinson 3rug several years ago. SEEKS VISITORS Lieut, (j.g.) Jimmy Terry, on the Ordnance staff at the Indoctrination Naval Training School, Fort Sclmyter, New York City, feels cer- aln that many of the local boys >ass through the city and wants hem to know where to reach him and his family. . . They are anxious o have them get In contact. . . Though In the Big City for some !me, they have seen only Mildred Bomtir from home. Lieut. Col. No doubt a startling sight to French peasants was this Allied barrage balloon on ils winch I truck as it rolled along peacetul ] country lane,, headed lor tront i: lines in Normandy to protect in. [. vasion troops against slraflng by lif.'.,. 1 German planes. John Ben was out of town nt the line. ... His address at the sta- ion where he can be reached by )hone during the day Is: Lieut. (J.g.) James Terry, USNR, Stall,, Ordnance A, Fort Schuyler, (listed in 4Y. Bronx Directory under Naval Train. Sta.) . . . Residence: 2090 E. Tremont, Apt. 8-H, The Bronx. . . 'We have a nice setup, living In an ipartment with three bedrooms (count 'em) nnd pretty close to the station. . . The kids are really lov- ng it, as they have access to u eiy nice playground Immediately odjoining, the apartment building, and we live only six block's'from the" Bronx Zoo, which Is one of the largest in the world. . . There are some wonderful golf courses nenr our home, and I've played four or five times. . . Have seen o couple of ball games, but the calibre of the players Is pretty low. ... I especially wanted to see one of the St. Louis- Yankee games to see Frank Mancuso in action again, but didn't get to make It. ... See where Biles is to be in tlie Truck and Field events nl Randall's Island, but I won't gel to take that In, either." HAS LOCAL COMPANY •Lteut.'Bill Boyd, lormer assistant manager of J. G. Pemicy's here, had local company on his trip to England recently. ... On the same transport was Dr. Hunter C. Sims, now a Major In the Medical Corps, and Charles Abbott Jr. ... since arriving In Great Britain, Bill has seen Buddy Terry, also McWhiUcy, connected with the Penney store al Jouesboro, ... His address Is: 131st P. A. Bll., APO 403, -;i PM, NYC., Pat Chitmon has same APO. MOVES—Sergl. Gilbert G. Hummock, Jr., a former BlythevUlc High ai ASEBALL H A Kl YOUR INDEPENDENT DRUGGIST Lite ell good American!, your independent druggist works for the war-effort . . . U is ihort of help, in the pharmacy, behind counters, and at tho soda-fountain. He is doing hit best !o Iteep . ' , 11.8 products you've alway. bought from him, but each day supplies get more scarce. Many items, formerly plentiful, now go to the armed services, yot your druggiit, with tha physician, has tho nee, esjary supplies for your health. Ho can still jerve t you. Call on him for every neod— ha is ever ready and thankful of an opportunity to lond a helping hand. Your welfare is ever foremo.t in his interest for your independent druggist IS your friend-in ! war and in peace, i ''YOUR FRIEND IN NEED" PATRONIZE YOUR INDEPENDENT DRUQOI8T "j7/i Wjan wL Ltpi^.tplk b'tUlic'il by " EtUS-BAGWELL DRUG CO, ^ t WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS MEMPHIS. TENN. school football candidate, who wai quite promising as a member of th Papooses; has Ijeen transferred from Los Vegas, Nev., to FI. I, Bks T W. SqP, Grenler Field, Manchester, NI! . . . After an extended stay In the States following the invasion o Guadalcanal, S-.Sgt. Henry Muerj Jr., has been sent again to the S. W P. . . His new address is 0. M. D 254, M. A. 8. P. ','c Fleet l>. O. 'Frisco, Cdllf, . . SENT TO 3CIIOOI —John W. Ellis, deputy federal game warden at the Big Lake game refuge, Isn't mad at anyone :it the present. ... lie Is attending the Motor Mechanics school at the li Of III. (Co. A-l, NTS) . . . WEARING BLUE-Remember P. T. Haney, the rugged, dependable guard with the Chicks back In the first years of Coach Joe Olldy? . . . ffe has selected the Navy blue and was sent to Camp Wallace, Texas (Reg. 3, Bntt. C, Co. 42) ... Brother (Sergt.) Dick is currently chasing the Rrif/.Ics In Italy. . . T-Sgt. Paul Ktrkindnll, appearing In the pink of condition, is enjoying a week's furlough with his mother here. . . . Paul, stationed lor the time being at Camp Campbell, Ky., Is itching for some overseas action. . . And may soon get It. . . He tried to get In the Paratroops but was eliminated because of flat feet.. . Robert Edward Thompson, who waited until lie was a senior to report for football, then looked like a potential star, Is stationed nt Pensacola, Vet Granted Pension HOT SPRINGS. Ark., June 21 (UP)-—In a precedent-setting oriler, circuit judge End Will htis ordered n returned war veteran retired on a pension from the Firemen's Pension Fund. E. M. Rcthcrfoid will receive $C4 bnck Derision from tlie time lie entered the armed services in 10-12 after serving IV years as a city fireman. He was discharged from the Army recently as a disabled veteran. Political Announcements Tfce Courier News tiai been »u- thorteed to announce tho foUowlnf candldaclM, iub]ect to tbi Democratic primary In Augurt: STATE REPRESENTATIV1 ALKNE WORD (for re-elecllon, Post No. 3) W, J. WUNDERLIOH (lor re-election, Post No. 1) J. LEE BEARDEN (for re-election, Post No. I) LUOIEN E. COLEMAH E. O. "GENE" PLEEMAN (Post No. 4) •• ; PHOSECUTING ATlORNEF IVIE C. SPENCER MARCUS FIETZ (For Re-election) BBKBIFF AND COUJKOTOB HALK JACKSON (for re-election) W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON COUNT!' TREASURER R. B. (SKEET) STODT MISS DELLA PURTLB COUNT! JUDGE ROLAND QREEN (for re-election) mviGiiT H. BMCKwoon CIRCUIT COURT CI.F.KR HARVEY MORRIS (For re-election) COUNTY CLERK T. W. POTTER (for re-election) Baseball's Newest 'Boy Wonder' How Hurls In Southern League By IIAKHY OKAYSON N'EA Sporls Editor NEW YORK.-At an age when most boys are worried about pass- tug required tests for merit budges in flrcmanshlp, woodcraft and reptile study, apple-checked 15-ycur- oli! Joseph Henry Nuxhall Is more concerned about his ability, to fool weighing 195 pounds—was loo big lo play football In Junior high school, bul averaged. 20 points a game in basketball. His father, an old scml-professloiml, taught the boy baseball from the cradle, much In the Hob Peiler pattern. Deacon McKcchnlc tiiid other Rfdleg officials do not care lo THURSDAY, JUNE "22, 1944"" Baseball Standings SOUTHKUN LEAGUE W. L. Atlanta 33 m Little Hock ..33 Memphis 31 Knoxville Birmingham . Nashville Chattanooga . .. New Orleans . .. 2C 27 . 23 . 10 17 Pct. 10 .035 21 .Oil 23 .574 25 .510 2C .509 30 .434 .388 .327 , i the Reels were us • —i milieu by th Joe Nuxhall Caidtnals, 18-0 Young Nuxhall, who had finished lie ninth grade of lil.s education it Hamilton, Ohio, a week bcfor iltchcd lo nine tetters. He rethe< wo, walked five, allowed two mor o hit safely. He retired two o he first three men who faced him ml when Stan Mania} came II] vith the bases packed, the kid fel apart ilke ashes. Bill McKcchnle first knew Nux mil existed a year ago, when the Rhlnolandcrs staged tryouts a Irosley Field. Manager McKechnk :as impressed by the way he conk ire the ball and his poke. HI. mnds hang like bunches of ba- innas. Nuxhall — six-feet three and Yesterday's Results AMERICAN' LEAGUE New York 4-4, Washington 3-0. Philadelphia 5, Boston 2. Cleveland 9, Detroit 1. St. Loui s 11, Chicago 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE New York II. Brooklyn 2. St. Louis 6-T, Chicago 4-2 Pittsburgh 2, Cincinnati 1. . Philadelphia nt Boston, poslpon- SOUTHKKN LEAGUE Night OameJ;: Nashville 2, Memphis 1. Atlanta 2. New Orleans 0. Chatlnnooga il, Birmingham 8 Little Rock 11, Knoxville 10. Today's Games SOUTfilKRN LEAGUE Memphis at Nashville New Orleans at Atlanta. Birmingham at Chattanooga. Little Rock at Knoxville. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Chicago. Philadelphia at Boston New York at Brooklyn. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, two. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at St. Louis. Cleveland at Detroit. Washington at New York. Boston at Philadelphia, two. Key Youth Caught ST. LOUIS (UP)—Police found Ihe key to Ihe whole thing when they stopped 17-year-old Donald E. Mann ami found 17 different keys, five of which were skeleton After questioning, Mann confessed he had robbed 15 St. Louis homes. Mayoral Namesakes CAPE OIRARDEAU. Mo. (UP)— Acting mayors with the 'sanic names met In Cape Olrardeau when Mayor R. E. Beckmnn of Bernie, Mo., called on Mayor R, E. Deckman of Cape Girardeau. Oddly enough, Mr. Bcckman of Bernie is engaged in the retail grocery business, and the mayor of Cape Girardciui was also until he became acting mayor two years ago. »'•—--0 UIIIV.IEIIO \iu uui cure 10 — speculate how far Nuxhall will go i »«*'<>" • as a pitcher. They do say thai If ^" cn , 8 ° ' ' "« «'»re 19 or 20 and showed iho! i*'!™ l • ,'• stuff, he would have to be 1 riiiladclphla .it- f.n «,..,„...( _i . . Nfw Ym I- listed as an exceptional prospect, Tlier e Is this In his favur. Almost all the players who showed their possibilities at a tender ngc-the Walle Hoyts, Mel Otis, Jimmy To.xxcs, Fellers and Hal Newhouscrs -developed ami stuck out. Anyway, Joe Nuxhall contributed New York . Washington Southern Assocl- Cliicfnnatl ''club he wenTi's' br'afTand s&M^lhe '' Dell ' ol ° t havliiB f anno ->.... Ils boy wonder t i \(K Blrminjjhai branch. Not, yd 16, Jo Nuxhall Isalread a veteran ol ma , Joj league compe inlllon. He wa one ol Ihe flv hurlers used who AMERICAN I.KAGUE 01 , . W ' U Pct ' SI' L O»'S 34 26 .560 31 28 , 20 20 29 30 28 30 27 29 St. Louis J'Htsbtirjh New York '"<! 28 31 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. 39 1C 25 23 to HIP jnitty baseball seasoni "iiy jCindmiatf attniniiig ilu> singular distinction I Brooklyi ( D --•- >>...o">"i uiaiiiivjii'jii ~>~T.IJJ ol oelng Die youngest player ever ' B °s'on 2-1 to appear in a big league game. I I'liiladelplila . ....]." 21 Hoyt, OU and Po.vx were 10 when Chicago . . 17 they checked In. I When the Indians and While Sox skipped the other day, II marked Die first- time In organized baseball history that a gnmc was not, scheduled by a home club jti a major league city on a Saturday An al)-St. Louis World Series played at night would be a fittlnc climax. .525 .600 .492 .483 .482 .415 .475 Pct. .709 .559 .644 .527 .483 .414 .412 .340 Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Last Time Today News of the Day Short Friday apd Saturday 'Outlaw Trail 7 with linol Gibson & Hub Slecle SKHIAL: "Kinj; of Hie Mauntles 1 Short INTERNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL ' INTERNATIONAL NA/VVVVV\A/vvVVVVV „ v INTERNATIONAL HOG FEED V - • ^ ..$ . . /' You More Pork £ > For less Money ^ INTERNATIONAL'S procotted feed it * suro ber for wise hog-raiien. It is iciBntlfically blsnd- ed\ and contaiiu sufficient proieim, vitaroini and mineral* in th« right proportions to provide your hog» with the right nutrienti for fast growth. For greater proflr in pork production, INTERNATIONAL Hog Feed builds bone, muicls and growth, producing mora pounds of porlt, doltar for dollar, than tanhge, oil meal, or mill feeds. Stop in and ordsr your jopply today. -•i BUY & INTERNATIONAL HOG FEED '•\^ ftf YOUR DEALER'S OVER 100 MILLION BAGS ALREADY SOLO . THEY MUSf Bt GOOD THE ONLV WHITE SHIRT WITH THE FAMOUS COUAR ATTACHED THAT NEEDS NO STARCH TO LOOK STARCHED! o( neut and pattern* to thoctt from, loof — _ ^f ± Yes — a shirt whose collar looks starched—but ian't! A collar thai can't wilt or wrinkle —looks as fresh at midnight as \i did nt 8 A.M. Thai's the Van Keuscn shirt with the famous Van Hcuscncollar attached! They doit by: '> y .\. Wtaiintt those coUfvrj in ontpittt, instead of th* ,-> ^ USUB! three layers of cloth. , _ ' ^', a. WeAvtne in Ihe foMUne. too, BO lh« coilar can't^ K b« i ron cd w ro n?. •• " ~ ' \ Buy n Van Hcuscn once — and you're sold for lifol Captain Biles Again Winner InAAUMeet Capt. Martin Biles, aircraft maintenance offlccr'or Blythevlllc Army Air Field, has won his fourth national championship In the AAU track and field tournament held this past weekend in New York City. Participating In the Javelin throw- Ing competition for the fourth time, he fell below thc^inark made when n student at University of California but he hurled the spear 211 feet in an easy victory. , NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly *t 6:30 MATINEES ' Saturday & Sunday »t i Last Time Today "SONG OF RUSSIA" With Kobert Taylor * Hedy LaMarr Fox News & Short Friday 'LONE STAR TRAIL' A Universal Western Serial & Short Echoes repeating 30 syllables have been recorded. The cuttle bone placed In canary cages, as a bill sharpener Is the Internal shell of the cuttlefish. CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. / Sat. starts 12:«; gun, starts I;t5 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and SUB. Last Time Today Double Feature "BAHAMA PASSAGE" (In Technicolor) with Madeleine Carroll & Sterling Hayden and "HANGMEN ALSO DIE" with Walter Jlrennaii '& Hrlan Donlevy Friday and Saturday •Double Feature "THE AVENblNG RIDER" with Tim Holt and "THE LEOPARD MAN" M'illl Dennis O'Keefe SERIAL: "The Adventures of tin Flying Cudets." Donald Duck Comedy. cool GRAY cool BLUE.,, BROWN cool and UNRUFFLED o MASTERPIECE from the TROPICALS designed for summer comfort Fine-staple wool weaves ils cool wave to eminence in these tropical Worsteds. Quality shows up in every recognized excellence of ready-to- wear. Custom-craft fitting completes Die quality <tuor- uni. Stripes, Patterns, Designed for All the Very Best Sculptured Illusions BOTANY FABRICS Tailored by MERIT. 29" R. D. Hughes & Co.

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