The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 22, 1945 · Page 6
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' PAGE SIX ~~ Nell Stewart Will Challenge Champ Lady Wrestler Tonight Feminine pulchritude and charm, ; plus wrestling skill and ability, will be on parnde^oiilght as Promoter Mike Meroncy presents his \\ecKly mat program at the American Legion, starling at 8:16. Heading the'outstanding card, is Miss Mildred Burke, holder of the diamond studded belt emblematic of (he noman's world wrestling championship and.accepted as I he greatest woman' wrestler 'of all time „ The champion returns to Blj'thc- ville after an absence 'of several months to face Miss Nell Stewart, another beautiful; member of the feminine; band of ring artists, In what promises to be pcihaps the most Interesting and exciting woman wrestling- match in local Legion ring history * Misses ; Burke and Stewart arc booked^ for 90 niiiiutes or less, two best falls'of three. *Supporting, .this .outstanding match is another individual event over the same route between Floyd Byrd ary George Dennett, a pair- of as, tough mat mennles as one could expect to find anywhere. Has Impressive Record . The championship will not be at stake when.. Miss Burke and Miss Stewart clash. Promoter Meroncy stated that a title affair Involves too. much added expense for the local gate. But that fact is not expected to detract lu any v>ay from the, ring action. The lassies will battle under the sanm conditions and seek victory, regardless of the crown. For Miss Stewart it will be a glorious; opportunity. If she were able to bo»] over the petite, beauteous :chanipion Miss Stewart would find herself in an enviable position. She could command only the largei and most lucrative gntes ind get them. Her reputation.as the first and only victor over the title holder would zoom right to the top of the laddei, despite the fact lh.it she did not win the belt along with the triumph. To Shoot Works ' Quite naturally, Miss Burke is doubly anxious to protect her clean slate Since she v,on the championship some 10 jears ago, gUe or take a jear, the 135-pound Vicinity has been acclaimed on e of the ical champions She has met all comcis regardless of -n eight, size or coloi and emerged notorious In most of these battles Miss Burkp has been the winner in straight falls, a convincing tribute to her prowess. Comparative weight charts put the two on par, but the champion will rule as favorite because o( her marvelous record. However, Miss Stewart may provide an upset, There is a first time for everything and sports are famous for surprises. Men Hold Interest From a sheer action standpoint the match between Byrd and Bennett will rival (lie Burke -Stewart go. Fast, tricky and tough as one of General Rolieii 13. Lee's battle stained boots, these niciinlcs arc due to wage a rcdliot ring due) from start to finish. Tills match 'holds a special interest because of the keen rivalry between the two giants. For many years they have been fcitdlng and use the so.ua red circle to KCI off some of the 111 personal 'feelings that they have towards each other. In (lie many appearances here both Byrd and Bennett have won a wide following. They are shifty, aggressive, colorful and invariably give good accounts inside the ring. Their style and method of attack s definitely iti keeping with'the kind wljich the lociil faithfuls want nost, but definitely. DOPE BUCKET J. P. FRIEND NOT IN GLOOM If, by any chance, you have giuneii the general Impression that the people of Belgium have been inircd down by the Nauls uncl deprived of everything in the way of food, chess and entertainment, yon are in for a rude shock, just as 1 was . . . That condition may exist in some parts of the country but not in the sector where Corp. Guy L, Rodg- crs niul ills 9'18th Ordnance Co. are stationed. (APO 228, % PM, NYC) . . . Tune in on what Corp. Roilg- ei's has to say ubout living conditions ' among the people of I3cl- (glum, ns contained in an intcresl- letter to his i>nrenU, Mr. and Mrs. Willie J. 'Kod'e'crs, and sister, Billie Jane: 1 learned to speak n little ?Yonch In phrases . , . Now I'm earning Flemmlsh ... I have a :rlend here In Belgium who speaks. Kngllsh very well . . . He's (ending me n bit of his language . . . I luivc been leaching him measures, weights and nbout our American noncy, In return . . . Had n lot of fun. "The little kids arc the same everywhere . . . They like candy and a gum . . . These kids, as well as their ciders, wear wooden shoes, not ail but quite a few . . . "I went into town lust night to a bcautlfulcafc ... It had an orchcstrn, • three sets of balconies. . . It dlxln't cost anything to go [hero and jinnee . . . The orchestra r>lnyed,cAinerIcah popular music evening.^. . . I just sat there inui listened for about three hours. "The people around here certainly (to dress well ... A lot nicer than those where we were stationed back in France," SWl'LI.S MY COLLECTION Two m'orc service papers have been added to my collection, thanks to the lliouglitfulness of Sergt. Maj. Paul Damon, who is buck from the Aleutians, and Staff Sci'gt. Marlon Clifton, Jr,, with the 701th Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company, In Italy (APO 782, % PM, NYC) . . . Looking as fit as I ever saw him, Paul brought a copy of the "Last Outpost", oldest paper in the Aleutians, a 12-page' mimeographed sheet crammed full of news and views . . . The Sunday Stars and Stripes of the Mediterranean which Stair Scigl. Clifton sent contained the probable starling lineups and highlights of the Spaghetti Bowl grid game bctweer the 12th Air Force and 5th Army which was pluycd In Italy on Jan the one . . . TAKES OFF—Evidently my pal, Corp. Gene Anton Is on his way overseas, quite probably in England ns this Is written . . . His new address: APO 1C061D/VI, % PM, NYC . . . SEND; ADDRESS—Mrs. B. P. Walker Shipment Just Received NEW DODGE TRUCKS *•' " 'V 1 Ready For Delivery!, . . . Conditions ate biich that we don't know when \ve will have another shipment. ,. : < : \ / ;>,Ciqn't Delay tofHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY 113 W. Ash rhone 422 NOW BREATHE FREER I 2 c 1ropa in each nnjiril Gbrmk membranes.'-cold stuffed noeo opom. Cnu- tion:UMonly 03 directed. [PENETROdOSEDROPS New Theater Manila's Finest What have you done today tha some mother's son should dJs for you tomorrow? —BUY BONDS— Last Time Today "SOMETHING FOR THE BOYS" with Carmen Miranda, Michael O'Shea and Vivian Bluine Fox News & Short BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 1945 nother of Capt. Byron .Walker, .'rites from Lymivlllc, ICy., Rt. i, 1ml "the Ripper" Is at the Conva- cscent Hospital, Fort Story, Va., , Byron's brother, First Lieut, 'rank II, Walker, also Is a patient n the post hospital nt Fort McClelan, Ala, ... He was run down >y n car, Jan. 12 ... PROMOTED -My friend, Carson Alley, lias mov-' d up another peg in the Naval >oslal system , . . In charge of he money order and registry busi- icss for all the units and the bxse iffice at Port Huenemc, Calif., Caron has been promoted to Petty of- leer Second Class, or Mall Man Second Class, as the, Navy would erm it ... While here oil fur- ough recently, Carson told us some ntercstlng Incidents which crop>ed up In the routine handling ol he mail at Port Huenemc. 'ItAISKS TUAININ'G PROGRAM And speaking of the Navy, one of .lie loudest boosters for that branch >I the service Is Alvin (Bo) Hufl- nan, Jr., who recently resigned his ilgn commission, at the "SUB- ;estfon" of Hie medical officer . . . 'or the Navy 100%, "Bo" Is cspe- jlnlly keen on the training program which Is slmvcd nt you under the direction of seasoned navy chiefs who have had the salt in their nostrils for many, many years and know what the score is. . . , "Bo" Is proud ol the fact that he made the grade, both on the field and in the classroom, only to be penalized for combat duty by a physical defect ... He was willing to take a chance, made every effort to remain in the service, but the Navy bosses said, "no dice" .'. . DINED TOGETHER—Alvin (Speck) McGregor SF 1-c aiid Scrgt. Russell Oasklns, who holds the distinction ol having the firs I called number In the Selective Service, likely will remember the last Christmas .- . . They had dinner together in Baltimore . . . Speck's ship docked that morning and he immediately contacted Russell at Fort George Mcade . . . MEETS BUDDIES—Albert L. (I'ug) Baughman, who did u bit of boxing here under Joe Craig, is beginning to feel pretty much at home on New Hebrides since encountering a few boys from this section: Owen Alexandria from Lone Oak; Ewell Walters, brother to Horace, and Dub Borcn from Dell . . . "Pug" is with the Seu- tK'cs . . . address: CBMU 542, Plat. 2, FPO, San Francisco, A klttlwakc is a member of the j gull family. Special SALE OF FIFTHS, Reg to 5.50 - 2.50 PINTS, Reg. to 2.85--1.50 Russell K. Marr's LIQUOR STORE 109 S. Second Phone 3970 M copy of EssoWarMaplll OThe ring of American steel is growing tighter round Japan .1.. But just where are the places our men are so bitterly fighting for? Follow the news on Esso War Map III ... Close-up of the Japanese Islands, Philippines, Eastern Kussi.1 and China ....6 colors,33"x 22"...Free! 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