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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 26, 1944
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fAGE 1311 BLYTHEV.ILLE (AIIK.)' COUKIEK NEWS Aulfman Staled For Action Here Newcomer Will Team With Stocky Kneilsen 5 In Tag Match Tonight -.'' THE PROGRAM MAIN EVENT—TAG .HATCH Koj Allen (1CS) ana Blacksmith Pcdlgo (190) >'.'•'• Vs fDiUcli" Aullman (130) and Stocky Kiicilscn (105) 9»-Mlmitc Time limit, 2 best falls of 3 PRELIMINARIES - /,•' Allen vs Kncilscti Aultninn vs Pcriigo 30-minulc time limit, single fulls Another newcomer makes Ills professional wrestling how to local Jans tonight, us Promoter Mtkc Meroney presents l)ls weekly wrestling show nt the American- Legion areim on North Second Street. H e Is "Dutch" Anllmau, described by the promoter as one of the top ranking men in the business. AuHinan is (earned with Stocky Kneilscn, a rough, tough performer, In. the tag mutch feature against Roy Allen, the kangaroo kicking star, and Cecil (Blacksmith) Ped- igb, former Junior Middleweight champion of the world. For the single fnll preliminaries, (he Dutchman faces the ox-champion, while Allen is booked Kneilsen. Th e main c venl Is down lor the usual 00-inInnto time limit, two best fulls of three determining the winner. The first to register n fall In the prelimlus gets the nod. Each lias n halt-hour limit. Meroncy Is Knthuslaslic Promoter Meroncy, usually non- j coimnital on his shows, believe.'; tonight's entire program will develop Into one of the fastest, most thrilling, and action-packed of the year. He points to the fact that he lins assembled four speedsters who know . what, tile ''ing score Is ami are able to stage a good show. All are clever mid color/til, and though a shade on the light side, have enough power to produce the action so vital to the cntortninmonV of the local random. The customers especially await the return of Allen, the nnilmlcli- cd, nglle Jumping jack. Roy mnde' a tremendous lilt with-the customers during his three most recent appearances in which he was either the winner or on the victorious side. He and Joe Welch turned In a pair of n % tag team, one At High Pitch Mrs. Babe Didrikson Zabarios Is noted for booming drives, but here former Olympic star scoops up plenty of sand pitching from Irap on Chicago's Park nidge loursc, scene of Women's Western Open. Southern Race In First Halt Remains Close Ily United Press A torrid battle right down lo the wire is in prospect lo decide the first half winner of the Southern Association season. Right now, only 10 percentage points and a mea' ger half game separate the first three teams following Sunday's games in which Atlanta and Little Hock each dropped a doubleheader and the Memphis Chicks won two. The Chicks walloped Knoxville U t» 1 atld 7 to 3. Abcriicitlty and - „„., „.„,., IUK „„,„, „,„. ' n r°™ (ll Vo° , lwlrl! "8 tor Vl c in straight falls. A couple of weeks! ™"' er f llml ? allt!cr5 of Mmi " !lls latnr u» vi,r.,vn,i 1,1* ,.,„.,,.. i,., hit a home run. Fliers Draw Bye In Service Meet Blyrheville To Play First Game Saturday In Mid-South Tourney The niythcvlllc Fliers drew a bye in the opening round of the Mid- South Service Baseball tournament which opens Friday at lUisswood Park in Memphis. S-Sergt. Ptoljcrt Tuhbs' charges meet the winner of the Greenville (Miss.l-Dyersburg (Tcnn.) game nt 3:30 Saturday, according to Dic'pnlr- ings as announced yesterday by Director Bill Terry. The Fourth Ferry Group, one of tlic pre-tonrnamcnt favorites which twice bus been shutout by the ocal ace, S-Sgt. Melvln Parudl, Hid Greenwood (Miss.) pry olf the lid at 2 p.m. Friday. Stuttgart lArk.) and Columbus (Miss.) IniiRlc at C:ao Friday, followed by Greenville and Dyerslnirg at 8:30 p.m. Winners of the Fourth Ferry Group-Greenwood and SltillBarl- Coluinbus games meet In the seini- flimls nt 1;30 p.m. Saturday, with Blythevllle completing the second round against the victor of Grcen- vlIle-Dycrsbnrg affair. Piirncll Wins Another A possible prcvuc of the second bracket scml-flnallsl was unveiled at Greenville last week-end with the locals and Mississippi liters trading Identical 3-0 shoutouts. Pnrnoll tested Gene Stockdnle, the Greenville ace, in n beautiful pitcher's battle Saturday for his eighth win and fourth shotoul. Bach surrendered five hits, but the Hly- tlicvllle Filers took Advantage of Stockdale's wildncss to push ovei their three runs. Parnell was complete master as he scattered the rmlnlcl of singles, fanning eight Walter Blnlek drove in one run. One was forced In by Stockdnle, while the other counted on n wild throw by Catcher Benjamin. Tight livc-hl!, chunking by Mc- Coimlck enabled the home fliers ti eke out a 3-0 triumph yesterday to even the two-game set. McCormtck, property of the New, York Giants, shaded Dick Grove, young Blytlic^ vlli.' righthander, In a close contest. Grove was tugged for only live •sad-tics but had them bunched in the fifth and eighth when the Greenville outfit scored. MONDAY, JUNE 20, 1944 DOPE BUCKET BY J. V. FB1END later he showed his "• mettle by downing the brilliant Sergl. Bclkas, wrestling instructor at the Blythe- vlll e Army Air Field, In a thriller- chiller. ' :/ .' Kiicilsen Formidable 1'oc . :' Short, rugged, and unusally powerful .in his arms and shoulders, Knlclscn,. is 'expected. to give Allen a whale of a battle;'Wh!le possibly , not: as fast as 'Roy, Slosky will pit his power against the flying feet .. which promises to be a corking goO(( match. Podigo. who descried n lucerativc blacksmith business In Louisville for the ring and rose to the world's title in his weight, should provide quite an. obstacle' for Auilman's debut. Though past his peak, "Blacksmith" still quite n wrestler, lie combines his experience with wrestling skill backed by years in [he business. H c Is unusually colorful and seldom falls to give a good account of himself. .Aultmaii Is said to be highly skilled, a rough and tumble wrestler with versatility. He likes liis Little fiock fell victim to the Nashville Vols, who have resumed their winning ways after a disastrous road trip. The Vols whipped the Pete 12 to 4 and 3 to 2 with Charlie Brewslcr supplying one of the big blows in the Ilrst gnme, a home run. The Birmingham Enrolls turned back the Crackers, scoring » double win 'over the league leaders by scores of 5 to 'j and 2 to 0. Bob Ferguson applied the whitewash job in Ihu nlglHcap. In the other twin bill, Ohntln- nooga upset New Orleans 3 lo 1 and 2 lo 0. The Chattanooga Cuban rmrlcr, Ollvcrio, scored the shutout. . action in the rough lakes special delight in Ihc "rock and sock" style, which is right down the alley of Blythcville enthusiasts who regularly pack [he small arena. .The SHOW gels underway promptly at 8:30.' Three times as many pedestrians are killed during the hours of darkness, despite the reduced number of automobiles operating then. MIJTUEIJ5 AUK NEEDED NEW_YOHK— Paid attcmlanee nt the National A. A. U. junior and senior track ana Held championships at Randnirs Island Stadium was only 4000—1000 oil Saturday, 3000 on Sunday. FIVE-YEAR .PLAN NEW YORK — Mel Oil says he will give up In four years if lie docs not break Ty Colib's major league record for runs scored. When the Giants' manager topped Honus Wagner's total with 1741, he required 604. GIVEN ADDKI) INFORMATION ' Additional Information conccrn- ng Ihc crew and last whereabouts •)f Lieut. Cliff Deal, who is mlss- ng afler a bombing mission Irom Italy, has been received by liLs nolher, Mrs. nossle Deal at Maiden, Mo. . . . The War Dcparlmeiil .supplied the names, addresses and nearest kin of all the crew members, and even the target of the mission, but gave no hope that they arc alive . . . However, the Department pointed out tho chances are good that the giant bomber was forced down and the crew Interned. According \n the list. 10 olher.s rode H'ilh (lie former Maiden /rtnr athlete, brother lo Carlos Deal, Hlytlievllle High School football co-cnplaln of 1941, and nephew of Sam Owens, Robinson Drug manager . . . They represented ten different stulcs, only three from the South. . . . Included were: S-Scrgt. Robert A Winner. Emmetl.sbcrg, lown; S-Sergt. Frank S. Turner, Prescott, Arl?,.; S-Scrgl. Earl E, Osthcuncr, En.sterville, Iowa; Corp. Raymond A. Miller, East Hartford, Conn.; S-Serst, Leroy Miller, Knoxville, Tcnn.; S- Sergt. Carl S. Lnnlcr, Whltller, Calif.; S-Scrgt. Clmrlc.s E. Ponder, Covlnglon, Ind.; Albert Hill, Chis- hcltn, Minn.; Lieut. Lloyd J. Bue- chcl. Lincoln, Ncbr.; Lieut. George W. Ellis, Bowling Green, Ky.; and Lieutenant Deal, who was navigator. Returning bomber crews on the fill-Ill recoiled that tliey reached Ihelr objective in Styria, Austria, dumped their eggs and headed for home without much trouble . . . They snld the last they saw of the Ill-fated bomber that carried Lieutenant Deal was southeast Germany .... None saw the giant sky bird go, down and expressed surprise when It failed to come ' in with the others. Indicating pos- 'siblc engine trouble imcl a forced landing . . . They did not state whether Hie terrain was suilaWe to come down on without difficult}'. PAGING MB. IllX : It's a well known ami long established fact that truth is stranger than liclion . , . Scabce Lee A. Moore is not one lo 'dispute'*' it afler what he found in the middle of a jungle on Munda Point re ;cntly .... While on an 'exploring" mission. ]JHK came across a' stalk of cotton lyes, I hut's what I Bald), fully matured and just itching to be picked . . . What do you suppose Lee did after recovering 'from the shock? Why, he did , what every Mississippi County na- livc/; would have done under sim- Iliar 'circumstances ... He picked it clean, stuffed it in Ills pocket as a souvenir . . . Lee also reported lo his wife that during a recent he had a chance (o do some traveling and saw many interesting sights on New Georgia . . . One Hint caught his eye was a native church, designed and built by thj native New Georgians . . . Constructed of native mahogany— which is commonplace there—iho churcli wiis described as "pretty but unusual" by Petty Officer Moore. To the natives on New Georgia, many of whom speak fairly good En;:lls)>, America and the American people are tops . . . They fairly worship Johnny Doughboy and rale him and Ills country us No. 1, (he apple of their eye . . . I«e observed that the American missionaries are doing a swell job on New Georgia Island . . . The only trouble is they arc too few in number . . . "If the American people realized the possibilities for doing good that the missionaries have over here they would contribute more and enable a greater number to come . . . The natives are eager to learn and catch on quickly," he said. Baseball Standings AMKUICAN 1.EIMVK W. L. fit. Louis 38 27 Chicago . ., SO 27 New York 31 2D Boston 33 31 Washington 30 33 Detroit 30 34 Philadelphia 29 34 Cleveland 29 35 NATIONAL IKAGVK W. L. 41 1(5 31 25 St. LOllls . I'illsbu'riili . New York . Brooklyn . Cincinnati . Boston . . Philadelphia Chicago . . SOUTIIKUN LHAGUi; W. L. 34 33 35 24 Atlanta . ... I-itlle Rock . Memphis . .. Birmingham . Knoxville . . Nashville . .. Chattanooga . New Orleans . . 34 . 30 , 27 . 20 . 23 . 19 ret. .585 .520 .517 .51<i .470 .403 .460 .453 Pet. .719 .554 .525 .524 .508 .429 .380 Pet, .598 .593 .080 .517 .183 .450 .42|i Today's Games Swedish Runner Sets New Two-Mile Record STOCKHOLM, June 26 (UP) — Sweden's ace distance runner, Guilder Hngg Figuring out details of his jel- propulslon engine look inventor Frr.nk Whittle about M years. Yesterday's Results AMliltlCAN LKAailK New York 4-5, Philadelphia 3-2. Washington ft-0, Boston 4-4. Si. Louis 5-5, Detroit 4-2. Chicago 11-4, Cleveland 0-3. NATIONAL I.KAGUK Boston 5-1, New York 1-4. Brooklyn 4-2, Philadelphia 1-1 St. Louis 2-5, Pittsburgh 1-5. Cincinnati -1-0. Chicago 3-5. i SOUTHKUN LEAGUE I Memphis 11-7, Knoxville 1-3 | Nashville 12-3, Little Rock 4-2. Birmingham 5-2, Atlanta 3-0. Chattanooga 3-C, New Orleans 12. N LKAGUK BlriniiighHin at Atlanta Little Rock at Nashville Memphis at Knoxville. New Orleans at Chattanooga. AiHKlUCAN I.KAGUK No gumes scheduled. iVA'l'IONAI, LEAGUE No games scheduled. Cool Winner f I This is only way Ted Atkinson, America's leading jockey, can be cooled off at Aqueduct. Canadian-born youngster recently rode live winners in an afternoon. From where I sit... by Joe Marsh' Light Words are 'Grave' Words There's a poster on the- wall of Sain, Afoernathy's store that doesn't s;iy much. It just shows ;i cross, with a. Yankee helmet on it-ami the caption: "Light words are 'grave' words." It isn't hard to figure nut what Hint sign means. Loose talk h:is due; a lot of graves... mid ilono :i lot of harm here at home, loo. And slill yon hear II. You hear, for instance, talk aliout our soldiers drinking and carousing around Army Camps. Of course, when you get (he jncls there's not an atom of truth in it, A U. S. Government survey found our soldiers were (lie soberesl, (lie host behaved in history—with most of them drinking nothing stronger than a moderate glass of beer. From where I .si(, dial kind of "loose (all;" can <lo'Justus much (o undermine , morale as any minor Hint (he Axis could Invent. And it's up lo every one of uy (yspiko Dial kind of saljola^. 1 before it spreads. © 1044, BREWING INDUSTfir FOUKMTIUH . fiffiMNSAS COMMITTEE J.HUGH WHRRTON, State Cireclor,402 PVdnMlD BLDC., LITTLE ROCK Be proud yesterday set a new' afternoon. world record He ran two miles in eight minute.';, 40 and fonr- lenth seconds, in the season's first bli; meet nt Oestersmid. Hngg set the old mark, eight, minutes, 47 nvut clelil-lenlli seconds, In 1042. MOROUNE i • -ol" Company, Long Island Cilu, N. Y. ItoLUer^l-cpsi-Cola Uo(tlin K Co. of BlylhevilU WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, June 26, 8: 75 p. m. ' Adnlkslon Aren, In America, Scats On Sale at %he fen Aren. Monday from 6 p. m. on. MATCH ' ALLEN & PEDIGO vs. Auljman & Kneilsen 2 30-Min. Preliminaries ROY ALLEN STOCKY KNEM.SEN DUTCH AULTMAN vs. Blacksmith PEDIGO W sy ^ ^ i. Aers Right, Betty 1 Needless calls to Information tie up telephone lines needed nowadays for essential calls. Won't all you folks help? Wwrw A>o* la the Me- ptotie book befoteyou SOUTHWESTERN The world iccui mail. ., Hate, hunger and misery darkened (lie sun. Children walked tho streets of Kuropc.. . Sleeping on doorsteps," searching for crumbs. The n out of the /Veto World came a new hope . , . To join (lie nations at war for right Came n young giant culled America... l?ig as the. prairies, big ns tlie hills. Free and ungry and unafraid. He rollcj Hl> his sleeves; he spil on his hands. . . And fticn he out-produced the world In tlic nvvfnl but nccdlul weapons of war.' The wrath und the might of his people grew. . . On hind... at sea; I. in (he boundless oir. Aow he is innrdiing n» Europe ... Side by side with slarmeh allies, Now he is nl death grips With the crudest foe man ever faced. Now he needs every ounce nf his strength, , i Anil because }'(>i' ete his strrugl/i Now yon can help as never before . . . By doing YOL'lt rarl... by dij^ini; deep.. By buying more boiuts than ever before!. Buy bonds an<f tc mighty, America , . , liny bonds anil lie proud!_ Three-Cornered Game Scheduled At Hew York NEW YOKK, June 25 (Upj_ Baseball's big idea mnn, Hay DU- mont, is probably grinning as he thinks of the three-way War Bond baseball game scheduled lor tho Polo Grounds Monday night. Ray has come up with some unusual methods of playing baseball and most of them have been la- belled screwball stuff. But Ray nev*., dreamed up anything like tlie ihrccT/ cornered War Bond game between the New York Yankees, the Giants, and the Brooklyn Dodgers. This game will start with the Yankees and the Dodgers playing against each other in the first Inning, In the second inning the Yankees will slop out of the picture ami the Dodgers will take on Ihc Giants. When the third inning comes up the Dodgers will lake a rest while the oilier two teams play. SPECIAL For A Few Days 1 CASE COCA COLA And 75c Hotllc Phillips 66 Fiirriilure Polish—Both 1.39 Brine Your Empty Hollies POTTER'S STATELINE SERVICE STATION Guy Gean's SKATING RINK Now Open For Summer Big Tent Now Located Across From Nu-Way Laundry Afternoon and Nlte Sessions NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:38 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday at 1 Last Time Today 'BROADWAY RHYTHM' with George Murphy & Ginny Sirams Fox News & Short Tuesday "THE RAINS CAME" wilk Tyrone l'<nycr .t George Brent Serial .& Short CHICKASAW West Main Near Zlst St. ' Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:<5 Night shows 5:45 Eicept Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and San. Lasl Time Today "THE BIG SHOT" with Humphrey Bogart & Irene manning Universal News Comedy Tuesday RUDDY NITE 2 Tickets For the Price or 1 "BOMBAY CLIPPER" with IVilli.un Gargan & Irene Ilcrvey Musical Shnrl Open 7:30 Show Startj 7:45 Monday Nigh) ONE SHOW ONLY 'Hit The Ice' Wllll Abbott and Costcllo ACTUAL INVASION NT.WSUKE1, *4, (No Advance In Prices) • Tuesday PAL NITE 'Sweethearts Of the U.S.A.' with Una Mcrkcl * Donald Xovls Selected Sliorls

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