The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 24, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 24, 1944
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BLYT11I3VILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEW3 Speedy Malmen On Card Monday Aulrman, Kneilscn Arc Paired For Match With Allen, Pcdigo i Speed,\sklll, plus ixwer will be Hie keynotes of Promoter Mike Me- rohey's weekly wrestling show Monday night. The matchmaker Is throwing four of the smaller stars in [mother tng match program that should offer ample entertainment and action for the customers. A newcomer and three veteran perConners are listed on (he curd. Making his first appearance will lie Dutch Autlman, n fast, clever 185- pouurter who comes with a brilliant reputation. The supporting cast ln-1 eludes Cecil .(Blacksmith? Pcdigo, former Junior middleweightcham- pion ot the world; Roy (Egghead) Allen, the elongated and unmatched kicking'specialist,; and Stocky Knell- sen, a product of Uncle Sum's navy, who once held the Pacific Coast, fleet championship. The pairings list Allen with Pedigo together against Autlman and Kncllsen. In addition to Hie feature tag match, two individual matches are down. Allen will lock lionis with Knellseu, while Pcdlgo and Aultman come together In Die ciirtiitn raiser that starts promptly at 8:30 p.m. Fast Show Prospective Jn assembling this quartet of speedsters Promoter Mcroney expects (hem to singe one of Hie highlight shows ot the year. He points to Hie fncl thnt all arc experienced wrestlers, approximately the same size, possessing an abundance of skill and power, and speed lo burn. With exception ol Aullmim, none Is a stranger to local random. Pedigo and Kneilsen have Uccn appearing here' for many years and have a whole host of followers. Alien returned to this sector after an absence of almost a dccudo and amazed the enthusiasts with his specialty, the kangaroo kick, whicii he brings into action from many different angles. Tull, rangy, he is one of the most active men over to grace the Legion ring. Because or this agility, together with foot activity, He Is doubly dangerous. The match between him and Kneilsen should be a honey: an affair that, will BO cither way, depending on who makes the most serious mistake. It will be a struggle between a. "strong-arm Willie" and a kick artist, with the most rugged returning the victor. Kncilscn Is Heavier Kneilsen will have a slight edge In weight, and possibly experience. But Allen is by far the taster, more agile and much taller, which may work: to a disadvantage. Stocky is built on rugged lines of a plunging fullback.with.bulging back and arm muscles. He uses that tremendous arm power to soften the opponents for the kill. _ Allen has been on the winning side in Ivro tag matches since his ruurn. He and Joe Welch subdued Bill Canny and Sid Hays, then bumped Joe Szabo'nnd Irish Bridie Malone the following week. He Is at his best in the team affairs and besrs watching: .The expected battle between Ault- nian and Pedigo likely ,u!l develop Into n scientific whirlwind where 'brawn Is sacrificed for brain. Both are in the 185-pouni class, fast, elusive, and tricky. T.'ielr slioiv should rival the Belkas-Wlsuar match of a few weeks ago, acclaimed by many spectators as one of the most brilliant duels ever waged here. There was never a dull moment as the two mlnule-mcn tried every trick to win. Pedigo is considered one of the strongest small men in the business, and it is this super strength that enables him to compete with men' who outweigh him ninny pounds. •• Autlman is described by Promoter Meroney as a tricky, clever ace who combines his speed and ability (or the payoff. And business has been very good. Hank Make Capl. Hank Grccnberg, stationed in China, may be trying lo (ell 'those Chinese laborers what n great hitter he was with Detroit. At any, rate, they all look happy, oven though neither understands the other" On the Sidelines BY JOHN II. DKU'OIU) ] United 1'ress Correspondent LITTLE ROCK, June 23. (UP) Not so long ago a very prominent jolt professional hit upon the Idea lhat (he average golf fan would Imve a much better lime out on the links if the sand-traps were tilled mid the bunkers leveled oir. • Immediately lifter- the proposal was made, there were a lot of yea's and nay's from golfers. "Start tearing up the golf course and making 11 loo simple and yon ruin Uie sport of the game," shouted those of (he opposition. t-evct off the course and the game will become more popular," answered Ihoso hi favor of (he Idea. A matter such as this is « good one in which to remain neutral. Anything you say on the subject Is bound lo draw plenty of kicks both ways. But ix gent who shoots golf in the low 100's presents a very strong argument, In favor of the pro's proposal to make the courses easier. Would 1'orgcl Troubles Ho starts off by mentioning- Hint he gels out (o piny golf only once In a blue moon. IJiil he goes on (o say that when he goes out to play a round lie does so with the Intention of having a good time and forgetting all his troubles. "So what Uo t do," he said. "X get off n fairly nice drive on the first tec. And I am very happy Then I hit a beautiful falrwny shot.' By this time I have forgotten nil the cares of life. And then I nrch a nice approach shot lo (he grccu —and what happens. Jt is n little short and drops inlo a sand trap. AIlci cursing and fuming, I finally gel the hall on the green and sink it for a 10—six over par. This goes on and on—null! finally 1 despair of Die whole thing, toss ray bags in the car and go home to take my bad humor out on my family." sas Razorback's football team for the coming season took another healthy jump over Ihc week-end when Conch Glen Uosc disclosed that 17-year-old nilly Eads ot Port Smith has entered the University All-Staler In '12 The 200-pound six footer gained all-slate honors during Ihc 1012 season as end with (he Fort Smith Gi'to.llcs. Eads played fullback with Culver Military Academy last season. But Rose is holding his breath, because there is a possibility that Kails will be In the service before the season opens Sept. 23. SATURDAY, JUNE 2<1, 19-1-1 Knoxville Will Lose Franchise Club Owners Granted Permission To Move Team To Mobile CHATTANOOGA, Tcnn., June 24 (UP)— Southern Association directors have granted Knoxville club owners pcrjnlxslon to ;nove Uieir franchise to Mobile. It was previously believed that (he move would b e made within the next two weeks In time for the oiicnluj; of Die second half of the spill season. Mayor Robin C. Ilerndon of Mobile, who attended today's meeting, says the move only awallcd the working out of "baseball details.", The nctton of the Southern As soclatlon directors permits Mobile to again have Southern Association liuseball after n lapse of a dozen years' The baseball stadium In Mobile Is owned by the city and is behiR leased to (he club for tree use for 10 years. The lot, however, must be purchased by the club owners, Edgar and Robert Allen. In recent years before (he war, Mobile had been in (he Southeastern League and Pat Moulton, president of (li c minor circuit, said that his organization had agreed to vacate the Mobile territory. The move to Mobile Is on permanent basis, the directors have announced. President Billy Evans of the Southern Association says Mobile, ivHIi Its war-swollen population, looks good us a baseball (own "but w» win have To await the clicking of the turnstiles" to be sure. During (he past 12 years, Knoxville has drawn an average paid Arkansas A. & M. at Monticcllo again looms as a football power house this season. The Navy bus announced thnt a group of high school athletes has been assigned to (he Monllcello school for the aviation cadet program. The naval Atlanta trainees are due to arrive July 1. ! Little Hock The new trainees, plus the naval Memphis . trainees who sparked (he powerful Birmingham Agclc squad last season who arc Knoxville still around, Indicates (hat A. and Nashville M. again will be on the prowl for Chattanooga'" blg-nniiio gridiron outfits to smash New Orleans ' lo defeat. ' lost 10 years that Mobile was in the league, the club drew an average anmml attendance of 81,000. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE 34 35 32 28 21 24 21 10 DOPE BUCKET • J. P. FKIENB Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: Memphis 7, Nashville 6 Chattanooga G, Birmingham 2 Atlanta 9-1, New Orleans 4-5 Little Hock 6-5, Knoxville 5-9 AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington 7, Boston 1 . Night games: New York 5, Philadelphia 1 Cleveland 5, Chicago 1 St. Louis 5, Detroit 0. NATIONAL LEAGUE Night games: Brooklyn 2, Philadelphia 0 St. Louis 5, Pittsburgh 5 (tic) Chicago 3, Cincinnati 1 Only games scheduled. Read Courier News Want Ads. . He figures lhal if the sand traps •ere removed, he could shoot a fair nmc of golf—at. least he wouldn't in able to blame it on Hie sand plls. The average golfer shooUs about his same type of game, First he is hoi"—then he hinds in a snnd (rap ml he really gels hot—but in n llffcrcnt manner. But as mentioned above, the sub- cct is extremely controversial, and t is much better to remain in the ni(ldle._ Let the tans fight it out. Swimmers To Compete Swimmers from all over the state arc expected to dive into Little Rock's Fair Park pool during the \rkansas 'Amateur Athletic Union Invitational swimming meet July 12. The meet promise.'; to be n wide open affair, since there arc plenty of fellows at Camp Robinson who can match strobes with the best ol them. And Gene Crawford, (he Littie Rock Boy's Club aquatic, ace Is expected to (lash his usual style to cop several firsts. Probably the most interesting fea- Itirc of (he whole tournament will be the Junior contests. Youngsters of 15 years and under are the only ones eligible to compete In this sec- lion—and the competition promise.' to be much keener in the youngster group than In the senior contests. The gals arc going to have f chance to perform In the AAU meet too. Officials In charge of (he mcei have outlined two events for worn on—mid two for girls 15 and young- Slock In the University of Arkan 'Hie Humble Oil and Refining Co.' of Texas iigaln will broadcast all Southwest Conference football (,'rtines this season—Including two In Faycltevillc niul one in Lllllu Rock. The U. of A. Athletic Dcpartmcnl has already received its share of the fee paid for the broadcasting rights. Teams Divide Doubleheaders In Southern By United I'rcss Two split twin bills were featured last night by, the two topmost clubs In the Southern Association. And so tortny (herc's'bceh no change lu (he lead, still held by Atliintn n few points aliovc Little Rock. The Crackers and (he Travelers started the evening in winning style. Alhmtu overcame New Orleans 9 lo •1 with Charlie Cozurl on the mound. And Little nock's Aldredge held the Knoxville Smokies lo six hlls (or a li-5 final. WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, June 26, 8:15 p. m Atcn » »» America,' TAG MATCH ALLEN & PEDIGO VS. Aultman & Kneilse n 2 30-Min. Preliminaries ROY ALLEN vs. STOCKY KNEILSEN DUTCH AULTMAN vs. ^ Blacksmith PEDIGO But in the nightcaps, the leaders iteicd changes ot pace. The Pell- AMKUICAN LI1AC.DK St. Louis 35 27 Boston 32 20 Chicago 27 27 New York 29 29 Detroit ;io 31 PhiliUlcljihiu 29 33 Clcvcliiiul 29 32 .GIB .614 .571 .500 .500 .430 .5G-1 ,51(i .600 ,500 .491! .401 .475 NATIONAL I.KAGUE xSt. Louis 30 10 .TOi) xPittsbiirgh 31 28 574 CJIAN'GK IS GREAT After 17 years trying to do things (he Army way, (hen switch over to thai of (he Nnvy, Isn't cxnclly the life of Rellley, according (o Apprentice Seaman Emll Damon. Stationed at Camp Wallace, Texas, the new Naval camp, Kmil Is going through "boot" training, the same type of work that he ex- pfi'loitced ninny years ago in the Army, (hen worked himself up (o the rank of Treh. Scremnt. For many years ho was supply scrgciuil and platoon sergeant ;or Company M of the National Guards and went with tlicm. of course, ivlicn the famous outfit was mustered out into (be regular nnny U n<l seal lo Alaska in 1040, He recently drew his dls:hari;c because ol «gc mill dependents. His Intcrcslint; and somewbnl revealing leUcr follows: June 19, 1944, Bait. 9, Co. 43, Dear .1. p.: I Just read your column "Dope nucket" o( June 15, and was pleased to learn that Marcus Galnes sot. w iiat I think I will j;ct. COMMANDS C'OMl'ANV I am in charge of a company of 90 men, but I am a "boot" just like they are. I don't have a petty officer over me, the only "boot 1 I. ' ' a petty officer. Cecil Earls from Osceola is In command ot a company next (o me, but he is a lib, or Assistant Company Commander, and doing a real nice job. After siicnding 17 years trying (o learn how to do things (lie Army way, now I find 1 have to go through "boot camp'' to learn a few changes the Navy ndds In their version of "basis training". Had 1 gone back into the Army 1 would be drawing $94 a month more pay. and would not have to learn, or rather r should say—take basic training over, mid basic now is no pushover ivlicn you arc ,'i7 years young. But let some try lo tell tile Selective service Hint. As you know, this is a new Navy cam|> and ivc don't have swimming, recreation and such that (lie old established camp would have. I am In a company mostly of St. Louis boys and Ihcy ore o. k. Some are young and a few near my a In charge of a company without New York 31 Cincinnati 29 Brooklyn 30 Boston 25 Philadelphia 22 Chicago 18 .534 .500 1500 .417 .409 ,3-lli for a blanket. PUKJS Till-: NAVV If I were bcginnlj; a military career, I believe I would choose the Navy, nut, having Army stamped all over me, I would be more at home if I wen: a "O. I. Joe." r always five my copies of the Courier News I" the Company 42. Most of them arc (rom Mississippi County, an ( i you should see the scramble when I walk In with Hie paper. (Unless I am mistaken, Emll. P T. Hitiicy, ex-C'liick uunml, just rccentlv was assigned to Co. 4') Hc|«> I have not taken up too much of your time. (You haven't) Just wanted you to know I enjoy the "Dope Bucket". (Gee, (hanks!) Ool a Jeltpr from Alvie (Speck) McGregor. He Is finishing his boot al FiUTagot and will be home in a few days as S. P. 1-c. Sure would like to be lliere when be-gels in. Just, Kmll Looking Up Son Of Famous Hurlcr Plans In Pony League JAMESTOWN, N. Y., June 2-1 (U.P.)—The name of George Uhlc is popping up iu box scores again after lo (liesc many years. But this time it isn't the eny who spent mauy years as a member of lite Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers and New York Gin,is It's his son, George Uhle Jr. George Junior Isn't in the major leagues yet. He's pitching ' for Jamestown's c:n;> In the Pony League. But if he's got any of the stuff his father had he'll be under the big top before long. The elder Uhlc turned in most of his best pitching jobs for Ilin Cleveland Indians. In 1!I2(! he led (he Tribe lo a second place finish hi Ihe American League by win- sing 27 games. And he's got 11 world series victory to his credit, too. lie won that one in 1920. George Uhle Jr., isn't the only son of a famous huricr to try hurling for a living this .season. Joe Wood Jr., son of Smoky Joe Wood, another great American League pitcher, had a brief whir] If yon have ever been In this part j with Ihc IlosiO!) Red Sox before of Texas you know ho\v hot it can {he \va.s farmed out for more c.x- get. Knt the nights arc cool eunugli pericnco. cans drubbed (he Crackers 5 lo. 1. and the Smokies came from behind to beat Liltlc Kock a to 5 in the late innings. The other clubs plnycd single games. Memphis slopped Nashville's victory string by reaching three Vol Inirlcrs for 14 hits and a 7 to o mini. And Birmingham lost to Chattanooga G to 2, although they oiithil the Lookouts. Tonight's only game mutches Little Rock at Knoxville. And tomorrow the Sunday double headers will start off new series. Delicious Foods — Reasonably Priced! MARTIN'S CAFE Specializing In Delicious Steak Dinners Special Plate Lunches Real Southern Barbecue Sandwiches—Cold Drinks BEER ON TAP AND IN HOTTLES JOHN FOSTER, Manager III W. Alain 5G5 i i • i i 1 i I I I 1 k». I'M SAVING WASTE PAPER! All over the country vrhet and ar« collecting wsutt pap«t, Th«y und«*»t*nd that out fighting m«o desperately n««d Ail mdod WM BwtorUL " They «• making a weekly habit old newipapew, box«*, wrapping*. Thty at* not burning ot destroying wattt pap« — they art Modlag it «o mak« orwnp more than 700,000 XSetent war article* used by our aroiie*. Do yo*r pet* along wid» thcs* patriotic womwx. G*t your club*, civic and church group* behind thl* movement Collect wast* P«p*r— bundl* k-and turn it In 1", '. and help \1annycr Luke Sewetl is now ihlo to look up instead of clown is Browns IIHVC had lo do for ;o many years. SI. Louis clul) is in thick tit extraordinary eight-club race. ,^ Browns Widen Lead to Three Full Games By United Press The si. Louis Browns have stretched their Ajnciton League lead to three full games. This inorn^t ing the Browns stajxl comfortably?' ahead of the second place Boston Red Sox after gaining a full game m yesterday's play. The Browns beat (lie Detroit Tigers 5 lo 0 behind (he five-hit, pitching of Slg Jakucki. Prank Owniilrc started for the Tigers and had trouble with his delivery. The Browns scored all of their five runs in Ihc first two innings, knocking Overmire out in the second to hand him his seventh loss of the season. The Boston Tied Sox lost ground when the Senators beat them 7 (o I at Boston. Early Wymi held the Sox lo live hits while lhe-Senator* sewed up the game with a fonr- rnn attack on Vic Johnson in the third. At Philadelphia the New York Yankees ch.nbed back lo the 500 mark by defeating the A'ti '., to 1. Al Chicago *hj Cleveland. Indian's turned in a 5 lo 1 score to defeat the While Sox. In Hie National league Ihc Brooklyn Dodgers climbed back lo the .500 mark and the Cincinnati Reds dropped back to the same percentage. The Dodgers shnl out the Philadelphia Phillies a to o behind the two-hil pitching of Ed Head Al Cincinnati the Cubs defeated the Cincinnati Reds 3 lo 1. At Pittsburgh, the Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals played to a 5-all (ic. The •-i was called al (lie end of (he foday s Games SOUTHERN' LEAGUE Uttlc Rnck at Knoxville. New Orleans at Atlanta. Only names scheduled. NATIONAL LKAGUE Chicago at Cincinnati SPECIAL For A Few Days 1 CASK COCA CO I, A And 75c Itollle Phillips 66 Furniture Polish—Both 1.39 Brine Your Kmpty Bodies- POTTER'S STATEL1NE SERVICE STATION NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly al 6:30 M A T I N E B S Saturday * Sunday «t t Saturday 'OUTLAWS OF SANTA FE" with Don "lied" Barry Serial A Short Saturday OWL SHOW 'SPIDER WOMAN" iviili Basil HuUilmne Selected Shorts Sunday and Monday 'BROADWAY RHYTHM with George Murphy K Ciinny Sinnti! Vox News &• Slinrl CHICKASAW Wcsl Main Near Xlst St. Sal. Marts 12:15; Sun. starts 1:4 Nizlil shows 5:4B Kxrcpl Monday, opens G:-K Continuous shows Sat. and Snn. Lust Time Today Double Feature "THE AVENGING RIDER" with Tim Moll "THE LEOPARD MAN' with Dennis O'Kccfe SERIAL: "The Adventures ot (1 Flying Cartels." Donald Duck Comedy. U. $ ,Jtl C TO RY WA ill PAP E R U M P AIG N Sunday and Monday "THE BIG SHOT" with Humphrey Bogart & Irene Mannii Universal News Comcily illadcljihia at Brooklyn Boston at New York SI. Louis at Pittsburgh. AMKUICAN UvAGUK Cleveland at Chicago Detroit al St. Louis iw York al Philadelphia nshingtoii al Boston. Guy Gean's SKATING RINK Now Opim For Summer Big Tent Now Located Across From Nil-Way Laundry Af(ernoon and Niie Sessions Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45^ last Time Today 'Outlaw Trail 1 with Hoot Gibson & Bob Steele SERIAL: "King of the Mounties" Short Saturday Midnight Show Starts 11 p. m. 'Sherlock Holmes Faces - Basil Kalhbonc ifc Nigel Bruce Sulcclcd Sliorts Sunday and Monday ACTUAL INVASION NEWSREEL (No Advance In Prices)

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