The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 26, 1945 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 26, 1945
Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Bombers Defeat Memphis Cagers Mycr Is Top Scorer In 47 to 27 Victory Over Ferry Group Led by Jake Mycr, towering c6n- ler, the Blylhcvllle Army Air Field Bombers easily defeated the Fourth Ferry Group of Memphis, 47-27, nt the Blythevllle High School gymnasium last night'In n tencfll basket- bail game for the Infantile Paralysis Fund. It was the local Bombers all the way. They jumped In front as Joe Llnsky' sank a crip shot on the opening tipoff and were never headed. They led 11-0 at the first quarter, increased it to 28-10 at the half, and nulled away with a 34-20 advantage going-into the final round. Jljer Leads Allack . Myc-i, brilliant point maker from Baton Rouge, La., was the big gun lii the rout, the second triumph of the season for the Bombers over the Memphtans, and their 14th of the young campaign. Held to n pair of free throws and a field goal in the ' first quarter, Jake broke out with a field goal rash In the second, racking up four two-pointers and a couple more singles. He added three more goals from the floor before Coach Cecil Garrison decided he had given the large crowd a run for their money with 20 ]x>lnls and high man. Llnksy, in addition to a sterling floor game,'tossed In"live field goals for ninner up, followed by John Garrard, pug-nosed Bombfr for- Ti'nrd who reminds local sports fans of Byron (The Ripper) Walker, and Zckc Zimnier, visiting center, who tjed for third with three field goals and a foul. Oarrard, John Grootemont, and Mack McDonald were especially outstanding on the floor. ; Coaches Substitute Freely Both coaches, Lieut. Garrison and Staff Scrgt. Jimmy Brown, former St. Louis Cardinal inficldcr and captain, substituted freely, each employing two full teams several times by the sub route. 1 Play was exceptionally fast and plenty rough witii the tennis piling up 33 fouls, the homelings getting 22 penalties called. None fouled out, however, bul every member of the 'Bombers was charged with at least one foul, Brinkley and Reid getting four apiece. The box score: FRIDAY, JANUARY 2(5, 1945 DOPE BUCKET BY J. P. rRIKND told. ... IN ALASKA -- Scrgt. Danny Wnrrington, end and forward deluxe witli Ihe liibe. several years, lias arrived In Anchorage^ Alaska. ' nald buctf>H Kolhacker, tch repalg Jjmist with s been 'f cliff ifSf' to the I'JNAIXV C'ATCHES W Coxswain Herbert (Cot ion i Graham, the ex-caddy Hollins star at the Dlythcvlllc Country Club, has ^ ^ finally cnught up wilh Pfr. May-1. . . His address is: i20tlV AACS field (Sonny) Lloyd. . . . ••Cotton" htis been tracking' the former Chick football star practically all over [hi 1 Pacific and only recently got to MIC him, despite Ihe fact that the iwj local boys have been stationed tin Guam for some lime . . . some difficulty, arose luridly due to iho fncl that'young Graham is a member of tile Scjibces, while Sonny Is a Marine. At any rate, they dill Kd together for a session, and from »11 accounts, as related in n lone letter (o Herbert's parents, Mr. and Mrs. I!. E. Grahnm, Sr., a good time was had by all. "I look some time olf the oilier day. Instead of sleeping H"' works on a night shlll) I went to sec Sonny Lloyd. . with him. . I spoilt all day We WML" vi-ry l«v>- S<|dn., APO 042, % PM, Seattle, Wish. ... IN S'rATEB-jfC-'J Donald K. (Dan ' ' - '"* k - "• ' former watcl Guards, ha. States after a tour In the Alcii Haas. . . . HIS address Is: Ord. Kch, Bn. Box 513, Aberdeen 1'rov. Od., Md. Llnksy, f 5 Garrard, f 3 Myer, c .......... 8 GrootcmoiH, e .. 0 McDonald, g .... 0 Mattern, f 0 Swettcnian, f .... 2 Brinkley, c 1 Reid, g o Cameron, g ' .1 BOMBERS G PIG PC 0 2 • 20 1 22 FOURTH PERRY : G FIG PC Moore, f 1 , Melsel, f 2 Lizza, f 0 Hunter, f Zimmcr, c Taylor, c Groza, g Yniikie,,^"...,..^. •BartfelU'ij''!'. .''..:'. "' Totals ;.;;. \Off iciais ^Keef S ,and :.eima'rotv J6 ("- erces; Brbgdon, timer. , Seven hundred students at denial colleges in England normally are graduated aumially. There are H,000 dentists in the country. ' Read Courier News Want Ads. py to see each other. . . . Ife showed me his chickens. . , . That rooster crows all the time. . . . Sonny calls him "Hiirnion" . . . One of the hens Is setting. . , Sonny really Is proud of those chicken';. . . He told me where Jot' Pride was. . , . I'll try to sec him if I ever gel n day off again. . . Don't know when that will 1). . . . Joe isn't far from Sonny und they see each other <|iiite often. "While 1 was there John Hardy, I believe Hint was his name, ['tune over to see Sonny, loo. ... lie used lo work at the iti-a Top Gin. . . . We all hiui a nice talk and nte dinner together. . . . Boy. was I glad to see someone from home. "Please send me Lee Moore's uti- drcss, . . . I'll run inlo him 'someday, ninybc. (Here it is, Herbert: Stationed on Pnlu Islnnd, his address rims like this: 73rd Naval construction Battalion, Fleet Post. Office, San Francisco, Cnlif.) A I.A WL\CIII:I,I, Dldja know that Jess Eliordl, one of the greatest centers ever lo sport Clilckasaw football colors, inter a star nl the University nf Alabama, is a Lieut. Commander and stationed in Navy Procurement at Washington? . . , siuj miff! (or ut least he was. . . . TEAK JERKER — They It'll this one on Sergeant Major Paul Damon and II. ii. Wade. . . . It seems !h;H soon -after the veteran sporlsmnn and soldier returned from n long service tour in the Aleutians Mr. Wade arranged to take him fish- Ing. ... He know full well nothing would please pitul better than a fee! of th c rod and reel. . . . So. they to a favorite spot which Mr. Wnclc hail nil stnsh- ed out an t | waiting. . .i . They fished and fishetl and all the while the tireless watch moved around to dinner lime. . . . Whereupon, they put away their fishing equipment and made for the Hiticli box which Mr. Wade brought, nlong. ... An j what do you suppose was the flr.i't thing that Mr. Wade pulled out? . . . You guessed 11, ... It was that favorite (?) canned incut which the Army insists on scrvim; .its-personnel. . . . Looking at the "11, 11;. 27 can unbelievably Paul exclaimed, "I ought to throw you in thc lake." .;. .-.But he ditin't He ihretv in ttic can, instead. . . .WEDDING BELLS — What's this I hear of Lieut. Howard Frlsby. . . . Are Uiosc tinkling sounds coining fr<m wedding bells? . . . Could be. I'm WARNING OIlOKIl I/mi Aline Jcrnigan Is warned lo appear In the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, within thirty days from the date hereof to answer a complaint filed against hei by Kfiyford J. Jcrnigan. Dated this January 25, 1D45. HARVEY MOURIS, Clerk By Doris Mlilr, Deputy. Reid & Evrard Attorneys for Plaintiff. 112G-2J2-Q-1G EVANSVILLE, Did. (UP)—Evans- villc shipyard workers, faced with the problem of heavy Ice on the top decks of the steel LSTs they were bnlkllng, developed lliclr own Ice weapons—In the form of flame throwers. They describe the throwers as "a glorified blow torch," and move Imppily along with tliclr new weapon, which helps keep their production up to par. Writers Honor 'Slats' Marion Given Annual Award As The Outstanding Athlete Of 1944 rillf-ADF.U'IlIA, Jan. 2B (UP)— A now honor lias been bestowed upon St. Louis Cardinal shortstop, Marty "Slats" Mnrlon. Last night the Philadelphia Sports Writers' Association named Marion as flic outstanding athlete of 1944; This Is mi annual award of Uic i'hiladelpiila writers. Last year it was won by a St. Joseph College basketball star, Clocrgc Sencsky. Marlon received the award from William Duncan, former' president of lliu association. Duncan introduced the Cardinal Inficldcr as "Mr. Shortstop of 1014." Many followers of tile diamond compare the ground-covering Marlon to the great llomis Wagner. Last year Marty teamed with outfielder Stan Miisial to form a Iwlti-cy/lmltT powerhouse thathelp- e<| the cnrcls ijalhcr in their third successive National league pennant. "Slate", who got his unusual nickname from the way in which his lanky legs cover the left side of the InficlJ, makes his winter home in Richburg, a, C. Pitcher Hucky Walters, who won 23 gumcs for ihe Cincinnati Reds last year, also was at the writers' dinner ami made a speech. Bucky told of his recent USD trip lo Hie battlcfroiits in Europe. He said most of [lie boys lie talked with favored n.continuance of sports in tills country- "A lot of the fellows," says Bucky, "arc Interested in who will be the new commissioner of professional baseball." The Philadelphia writer also announced several other award win- -..;.->, .,, , . League Head Prefers To Walt On Congress To Make Decision By United 1'ress President Will Harridgc of the <unerlcan League is trying to slow down Ihe furious wave of speculation over the future of baseball. HinridKC says no decision can lie made until Congress finishes drawing up the "work-or-else" bill now liendiiit; In Washington. The junior lenfiuu head says: "There is no use trying to speculate on Ihls tliliif! un- 111 Congress has had time to consider what It specifically needs in the way of manpower." Uolli major leagues nre due for n joint meeting in New York on Feb. 3. "Then." llnrrldgc says, "We'll talk it over. And when Congress has decided what il wauls, we'll know which way lo go." President* Ford Prick of the Na- llonal League will tell the New York meeting wlial he learned on his recent trip to Washington. Frlck iiloiiK with owner Clark Griffith o: Ihe Washington Senators, c'onferrci with Selective Service Director Iler- 2 0 2 1 I 2 2 ,,,0 iib; ''l' 1 3 •3 0 3 1 0 •0 TP 10 1 20 2 0 0 4 2 0 2 41 TP •>> 4 2 3 1 2 4 0 i 0 1 NOW LOCATED 107 West Main (Next Dour To City Super Market) Foster's Liquor Store WHISKIES—WINES—UQUKltS I'honc 2127 \ City Automobile Licenses Are Due By tiers ill addition to Marion. Lieutenant Robert Wilson, son o! baseball's Jimmy Wilson, was honored as one of the alhlelcs who made' Ihe supreme sacrifice. Young Wilson was killed last month in i Might mission over India, lie re ceivcd the "most, courageous" award Prior armed to his enlistment in forces, the 22-year youngster starred In baseball Princeton. hey and Manpower Commissioner SJcNult. The two government offi- luls told the baseball men some of he things they could expect to be accd with before opening the 1915 linmond season. Griffith came away to comment .hat lie thought baseball would con- Inue. Prick, like American League President Hnrrldge, says that It's still too early lo say anything definite . 'flic appointment of a national still as Indefinite as anything In the whole sports muddle. Col. Larry MacPltall, who tried to Kidnap the Kaiser after World War I, wants more action than he thinks a job as co-ordlnator would provide. Larry rules himself out as a candidate, saying: "I don't ihlnk there Is any need for a co-ordinator, and even if there were lie wouldn't be able to accomplish anything." But reports still persist that the administration Is In favor of creating such a post, and that McPhail will be picked for (lie job. He goes on inactive Army status on Pel) 10, and lie admits that he might be drafted for the post. Larry would l» well qualified. 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Triple Test Worsteds arc their name : ; : for the sound reason thai the fine looking material in each had to pass three stringent, scientific lests: first, a test for style, then one for quality, and finally one for value. And after carefully examining these Triple Tcsls we think you'll agree that they're the best buys in town (or out, for that matter). Afore than agreeably priced . : . at only TRIPLE TEST WORSTEDS \. f by HfflfScbaffmv & Marx $ 45 !,*.. ti, ., f« MEAD'S ,^ *v> 322. MAIN STRI ET ' ! ' ' ~ • i >* "^v A/ /*l>, .y^.,*>^ ^-K-*.*^^ •here he was president of the irauklyn Dodners, I Larry's view of the sports outlook' s this: It's not as gloomy as it has ookcd recently." ; Thc red-headed, action-loving vet- ran says the test cure for the prob- it ims now facing sports Is time U Says McPhail: "f don't think iVj vill he long before current problems i^ trnlgliten theinselres out. When hlngs go Uadly everyone gets ex- ;! ited, and the situation looks worse ; han It really is." ' Read Courier News Want Ads. New Theater Manila's Finest IVIial have you done today thati iome mother's son should die for; •on tomorrow? %' | —BUY BONDS— : Friday "EADIE WAS A LADY' wilh Ann Miller Serial & Short Saturday REPUBLIC PRESENTS "PRIDE OF THE PLAINS' Serial & Short Saturday OWL SHOW COLUMBIA PRESENTS "TAHITI NIGHTS" Selected Shorts Sunday and Monday 'ARSENIC AND OLD LACE" with Cary Grant ;ind Raymond Massey. Fox News iK Short CHICKASAW! West Main Near 21st St. ! Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45* Night shows 5:45 ' Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous sbows Sat. and Son. Friday and Saturday j Double Feature i 'ROARING FRONTIERS' wilh Kill Klliolt & Tex Ritter i ami COUNTER ESPIONAGE with Warren William Serial "The Batman" Comedy Sunday and Monday 'HAPPY GO LUCKY" (In Technicolor) with ' Mary Martin * Dick Powell Universal News Comedy ——— 1 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Ofticc Opens 7:15—Show Start at 7:30. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Boi Office Optni 1 Show Start* 1:!5 Last Time Today "HOLD BACK THE DAWN" with Charles Boycr, Paillette Gotl dani, Olivia Dcllaviland PARAMOUNT NEWS & COMEDO Saturday "MYSTERY MAN" with William Boyd as llopalong Casslcly First Chapter-of "Thc While '. Kaglc." Comciiy. Saturday OWL SHOW "FLY BY NIGHT" «ilh Nancy Kelly, Itichanl Carlsoi COMEDY Sunday and Monday ;THE HAIRY APE" wllli William Bcnclix nitd Susan Hayward KKO News and Comedy

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