The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 3, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 3, 1944
Page 8
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f AGE J3IG1IT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 'MAF Fliers Lose Title Game MONDAY, JULY 3, 4th Ferry learn Downs Fame!) And Maies, 5-2 - Former Major League ~ Stars Have Part in Tournament Victory The Fomlh Pcuj Oioup t\\ke btenked during season play u> Melvin Parnell fiinllj caught up \\ith the .-slim southpaw yesterday nt Memphis as they defeated Vlie Blytheville Army Air Field Pliers, 5-2. for.. the 1<M4 MMSouih Set-vice tournament championship belore 2000 fans at Russwood Park. 'Led by the big bats of Cully Rlckard, erstwhile.' Pittsburgh Pirate and Memphis Chick, Hal Smythe, Memphis-grown slugger with several years of minor league experience, and Jimmy Drown and Johnny Beazley, two of the stars in the St. Louis Cardinals' successful conquest of the New York Yankees in the 1942 world series, die Globetrotters combed Parnoll for 11 safeties, more '> than they collected in the two previous starts, took advantage of a couple of defensive lapses lo' grab the priced service gonfalon In a thriller. Combine Kffccllrc -T.The Brown-Beazley combine was the most effective. The former Cardinal Infield key twice shut off threatening 'Blytheville batting rallies with scintillating fielding gems that bordered on the spectacular. He was In the middle of the two Ferry runs in the first, inning. .. Beazley relieved starter H a I Tocnes at the beginning of the fifth inning with his tcnm out In front, 3-2, and was complete master. Tagged for but two hits during his five Inning tenure, Johnny tanned nine' of the JO locals "who faced him and was never In danger. "Rickard and Smythe were, the leading swat offenders. They rapped out three npicce and when they counted the v most. Sproull Ilils Homer . ;'Big Frank (Red) Sproiill, Blythe- V.llle's hard hitting left fielder," provided the power lick of the game. He threw the game Into a 2-2 deadlock In the fourth inning with a prodigious swat off Tocnes. The drive, over the right field wall, Is estimated to have carried at least 400 feet, perhaps the hardest hit of the three-day tournament. ' . Parnell pitched crcdltablv enough though yielding the 11 hi Is: He was ' e. Giant Is Right c Meroney Offering Special Mat Card At Legion Arena Tonight the;- victim '.of some uncertain defense and wild basenmning. Two of the five runs were unearned. He tanned six. Cliamps Take Lead The new champions broke away to a two-run lead In their first •time at bat. After Phil Pelllcorc . «rd counted as Bill Deagler rapped We hiu-c plenty or WHISKEY at all times . . . Also Gin, Wine & Liquers CEILING PRICES ALWAYS HASSEIL'S / W H I S K E Y 315 W. Slain S T O H E Phone 2531 --- — — ^— — ^— *.^"."«^^ Shaking tough hick following flying slnrl, Bill Voisellc, C-4, 200 , , pounds, lias accounted for onc- ithirii ol victories turned in by !....«.. . .New._York Giants, sntely to center. \Vilil Ilasc Kunnini; Hurls Some faulty bnsc ruiinlng hurt the Fliers' clmnccs to even the score In the thli'd, though they did score once. Danny LnGnitta looped a double along thc left ncld foul line hut vvns out aL third as he nt- templcd to stretch It Into n triple. Pftrncll went but. Vickers beat out n tap (o third nnd went to third when Walt Uiimnlk ovcrlhrcw Urst. Fireworks, nctlon, excitement, ira- flltloual wllh Oils year, are promise^ . Matchmaker-l'romotcr when Mike Mcro- ncy presents his weekly wrestling program at the American Legion arena on North Second Street. Starling time is 8:30. Tl><> local ring Impresario has an all-star card, studded with four of his top ranking performers, for this memorable occasion In keeping with thc order of the event, and which Is expected to reach the peak In entertainment of the year. Heading Die show arc the fcud- Isls, Joe Welch and "Rough' Roberts, who (ir c down far one of the preliminary, single-fall matches, and.In opposite comers for the feature cveni lag match. Wlsbar Is Back ' Otis Wlsbar. the dynamic Dutchman, and Cecil (Blacksmith) pcdl- 60, former junior • middleweight champion of the world, nre the others who will participate on Ihc outstanding program. Like tlie plher pair, (hey will clash In Ihc first' prelim, and join hands wllh Welch nnd Roberts lo make this the greal- csl entertainment In ring warfare season of the beautiful duel.' They arc fast clever isuii»hi „..,„„ nnd ui U | SUa || y 1,,-niiant m, gr i, )s and fine showmen. This match nlso promises 1 0 have a revenge angle. Several weeks ago Wisbar established a new local ring record when he •pinned Pedlgo In but four seconds. Naturally, "Blacksmith" Is quite anxious lo erase, or at least atone for that, stigma. It looks like Ihc bumper crop In thrills, spills and chills, a tllUng preliminary lo Independence Day which follows. thai has land on i. been presented to local and Welch form one lag team, and will be opposed by Roberts and Pedlgo, giving perfect bal- nricc. Tuls matching gives each learn a large, heavy member, and one not so big and heavy. Because of the Interesting background behind the rivalry, thc meeting between Welch and Roljcrls holds top place in Interest. These Llflc phase should put, on a 30 in Commando Class Thirty boys attended the first class in commando tactics Friday'. morning at the Legion Hut. The newly Introduced course offered Ulythcvlllc youngsters In the playground program Is Instructed by Mike Mcioney. Continually Increasing thc number of games, the supervisors Introduced deck tennis lo teh group at thc Playilny held Friday afternoon [it Lnngc school, Seventy-five attended the weekly get-together of children - from Walker Park, Central and Lange schools. The Walker Pnrk children presented a play, while the Langc Fair-Haired * Boy BAAF Athletic Council Members Are Appointed An Athletic Council has been established at Die BJytlsevillc Army Air Field for the purpose of deciding questions relating to Interpret School children riotic program. presented a pat- two slams have been nt co'cli others '"""d" °f "ic Richard L. Ktichcns throats for several years, an out- ,,, of . _ A »> cl 'l™n Legion. He growth of a feud Hint originally bCKnn -between Roy Welch, Joe's older brother, and Roberts Tanner Heads Legion HELENA, Ark,, July 3.—W. B. Tanner has been elected commander of the Rtcliard L. Ktichcns Post of the American will succeed Roy Hnle. Revenge will be the primary motive for Welch In this Important meeting, Twice sent to the hospital following Injuries suffered al thc hands of Roberts, Joe expects lo make thc third time tlie charm and get some retribution. Pair of Ucvcngcrs ' Red dislodged one of Welch's kidneys In a bitter bout here more limn R yenr ago that sent Joe to thc hospital for repairs,-After his recovery Joe again look on the Little Rock undertaker and Tor a •second lime he nearly became or,^ of Red's professional customers. In surprised fisherman who hauled the first striped bass out of Inland waters this season WHS just pass 11 years old. Merrill Hoyle Jr.,.-of Beiwlcy ns stingy us a miser. The box score: / FOURTH FERRYING GROUP , „ AB. R. H. O. A. E. Pelllcore, 2b ... 3 0 0 1 1 2 Brown, ss' 5 2 1 Smythe, If :' 5 fanned, Brown singled lo center and McE 'roy, rf 4 o Smythe beat out a hopper lo short Dcn Eler,- ib 4 0 Rickard also got an Infield hit in "'•'«">"'• ">- •> • the same direction and Brown scored when Max Vickers threw past Mcoiid, Smyllie taking: third. Rfck- ard swiped second. Travis threw out Smythe at the plate as ho attempted lo score on Wilbur McElroy's grounder to third.: But Rick- Fred Svran slut-led him In. They did pull even In the next frame when Sproull stepped into 0 , „„.,. ail oHerlnir by, f rocnes and smnsheH I i V" ' """" '•"•>i""itia. m it out of the park s »"»snea i ft alcll nt Hol) k, nsvlllc Ky __ Ro ^_ The Fourth Ferry group then got [sent hiui bMk'to'theMlM wiul i»v «,d m. m , fBn „„ .,..„,. tal- recovery doubtful. ButT defied proved more"uian^enougTrrvlu; "* ^^ lion ° f tlle *«""* «<«' Ui'bnnik, 3b 3 Tnylor,-c 4 Toenes, p 2 " .[» .3 1 13 0 0 1 0 T °lnls .......... 36 5 11 27 10 DLYTHEVILLE AB.R.H. O.A.E. Vickers, ss ........ 4 Swan, 2b .......... 4 Biulek,.c .......... 4 Sproull, H ......... 3 McWhorter, Ib ____ 4 Trnvls; 3b ........ 4 Douglas, f! ........ 3 LnGrulln,.ct ...... 3 Parnell, p ......... 3 32 2 6 27 U 2 Ferrying Group ...200 Oil 100—5 Blj'tlicvlllc 001 100 000—2 Summitry: Rims butted In—Deng- Icr, Smythe, McElroy, Bcnzley Swan, Sproull. Two-bnsc hits—Ln- Gruttn, Smythe, Richard. Home run —Sproull/ Stolen base — Rlcknrd Double play—Taylor to Brawn to Denglcr. Left on bnses—Fcirying DRS. NIES & NIES OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS RECTAL DISEASES a SPECIALTY (EXCEPT CANCER) OFFJCE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 6H Main BlytheyiUe, Ark. P' aont 2921 WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, July 3, 8:75 p m TAG MATCH WELCH &WISBAR vs. ROBERTS & PED1GO 2 30-Mln. Preliminaries JOE WELCH RED ROBERTS GUS WISBAR ELACKSMiTH PEDIGO Is all right now and [it "for hard competition. If the boys don't get the Issue ictllcd during the thirty minutes they likely will continue It over Into the tag malch. .The prospective light between the .smaller men, Wlsbar and Ped- IBO, also promises lo be n lulu, These boys lean towards the sclen- Group 7, Blytheville 4. Innings pllchcd—By Toenes 4 with 2 rims'4 hits. Buses on balls—Off Tocnos 1 off Parnell 4. Struck out—By Toencs 4, by Ecaziey 9, by Piirncll 6. Winning pitcher—Beozlcy. wild ptlch-Piuncll. Umpires — Murrey Campbell and Hale. Time—2:00 llooks Brtss Wllh I'in OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (UP)—Thc Not the least reason why liie SI. Louis Cardinals arc clrnv/ing away is third imcnum Whitey Kurowski, swatting long ball for rm average comfortably above 300 and among lenders in runs- balled-in. Oak Bluffs explained that the fish Just hooked Itself onto Hie bent pin on the end of his home-made fishing rod. Only one in every 200 Americans attain a height of six fed. From where I sit... Joe Marsh A lot of folks ask me this • • ' ' •' --"'•> vi" •; <T "Joe" one of my friends asked sn3 witn their self -regulation ine the other day, "What is this Program. Foundation you write about in "Their ohiert h tn W«>n fl™;,. your column? Sounds like a good own Su^ i,f ordnr In, ^ idea but! can't say I just get it." ating WiUi la w en forcSt What I told him may interest ngencies, social welfare people... you as well,- so I'll try to tell you 'he army and navy... the way I told him. x -.{.- ' "Results prove the 0 \A saw You can compare it," I saia,' about nsliteh in time saves nine, 'with how the baseball people, Tlie sale of malt beverages in nnd the movie folks set up their this' sljile has never been on a own organization to run them- higher moral plane!" selves, with a so-called czar at the head. "The brewers are doing much thc same thing, here in Arkan- ©1W4, BRtWINO INDUSTRY FOUNDATION • ARKflNSflS COMMITTEE LNIKH VfHMTDN, SUt. DirKtor.WZ PYRAMID BLDC.,UnLE ROCK tnlloiis of army regulations, post regulations and Special Service and Physical Training Department, policies concerned with athletics. Council members Include Major Lewis J. Partridge, representing the Commanding Officer; Capl. Oscar L. Benson, special service officer; Lt. Bill Adams, director of (he Physical Training Department; and Lt Jolni Keefe, tactical of/leer: for the Cadets. .'• .j Atlu Island, In the Aleutiaiis, has measurable rainfall 200 days In the year. Whose'Arkansas IsThis, Anyway? The Politicions would hove you believe it belongs to them ••• ,. . .They demand that you put them bock in office because they've already been on the public pay rolls so many years. But, after all, whose Arkansas is this, onv way?' Does it .belong to a self-selected few or does it belong to the people of Arkansas?, , BEN LANEY is the ONE Man for. Governor— • » . who la old-fashioned enough' YVt business man enough to believe Arkansas still belongs to the PEOPLE I BEN LANEY is the ONE Man for Governor—' . • > -who believes th'at State 'job's should be "given to th~8 men and women best qualified to hold them! Is the ONE Man for Governor— ' . who Has NEVER drawn one dollar from State or Federal pay rolls ... and this fact will make it possibls for him to give 'Arkansas an administration FREE from political influence. He owes no political debts 1 BEN is " ie ONE Man for Governor- 'V.^T who Knows what the farmers want, need and must have, for he himself i s a FARMER, owning and operating several farms in Arkansas. He will really improve farm, to-market roads .... not just talk about it I '« Man for Governor- j . -. who understands the problem 'of the teachers first hand for he has been a teacher. He will co-operate with Bchool officials to improve the lot of the teachers , .'. he BEN LANEY is the ONE Man for. Governor— £v>. wHd.can honestly'repraent both' Labor and Capital, a • ? r" b ° th ' " "•'"* and an -Ployer- an the mjust.ces each has been forced to tolerate. , d ! ° NE Man '«« Governor- th8 ' SUPP ° rt 5 ' f hi «K-prmcIpled public who are ired of the political pressure from iigh'. Wetaspayerfromxett%a Legionnaire Fighting tanks need fighting lubricants -lubricants that will fight hcat- kccp motor and gears working smoothly despite tough battle conditions. So the U. S. Army uses Sinclair lubricants for many of its tanks, jeeps and other mechanized equipment. SAVE V,'[AR WITH To give your car thc same, sure protection, get Sinclair lubricants from your Sinclair Dealer. To protect your engine, for example, he offers Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil. This famous oil standsup longer and lubricates better because it is both de-waxed and de-jellied. UseSinclair Opaline to keep your car. rolling. B. J. ALLEN * Afeit « Uytkeffflf, Ark. FIRST for our S0 ns and da U ghter a in postwar Arkansas! s Why the Farmers, the Teachers, the Laboring People, the Businessmen and Public Spirited Citizens Are Lining Up Solidly Behind BEN LANEY /or GOVERNOR ... they, Know th'at now 'Arkansas'i tion of its affairs free from tha 1 ing political ring that seeks'to perpetuate itself at the ^Payers' expense. If you UN,BEN LANBY'S kind of above-board dealing, Some la and help finish the job! Everywhere How You're Hearing ^ 1 • •"- BENLANEYisUieMan! Ben Laney Campaign Commhfea ,./..'

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