The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 7, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 7, 1944
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pa 3 Hurlers Toss Shutout Games American League Hurlers Each Allow Only Four Hits By XJnllcd 1'rcss American League fans saw some beautiful pitching yesterday. •Hank Borowy of the New York Yankees, Bob Muncrie of the St. Louis Browns and Mickey Hacfner of the Washington Senators did the fancy hurling .jobs. All posted Jour-hit shutouts. Borowy registered his while- wash as the Yankees beat (he Cleveland Indians 4 to 0 at New York. Mtmcricf mowed down the Philadelphia Athletics at Philadelphia as the Drowns won 5 to 0. The Senators, with Hnefner pitch- Ing, beat Chicago by the sninc score. The Boston Hcd Sox did some heavy hitting as they trounced the Detroit Tigers 13 to' 3 with a 20- hlt barrage. In the National League the New York Giants got good pitching from Bill Volselle and whip|>ed the league leading Cardinals 10 to 1 at St. Louis. The Chicago Cubs moved up out of the cellar by shelling three Boston Braves pitchers and winning 11 to 0 at Chicago. At Pittsburgh the Pirates took on the Philadelphia Phillies and came out on top 6 to 5. At Cincinnati the Reds battered the hapless Brooklyn Dodgers 10 to 4. It was the tenth straight loss for the Dodgers. BS 1. r. TO MAKE GRADE 1 Cornell, Princeton. Columbia, North Dont be surprised Ihls Pall If Carolina Pre-flhjhl mid Dartmouth. the name "Coppcdgc ' docsn t Brace "BO" also took a whirl at track, (he starting lineup of the United | •concentrating In field events, shot States Naval Academy at Annnp- put and discus Ihrow, He won one oils, Maryland, more inmilarly n rst place and several seconds <iur- known us the Navy. || ng the year, earning an "N" for Basis for such a stnlcmenl'comes itis collection from a fellow by the nnme of "Cop- 1 He already' has his sports pro- pedge," christened John Oliver, best 'gram all mapped for the coming known as "!5o" to his many friends year, his final at Annapolis. He Here and In his home town of Vic- expects to continue In football and t0 ™- . , „ .. , , .. I wrestling but will compete In base- Yes. he's the same big, friendly, ball Instead of track. A first base- likeable, .serious chap who sparkled man with possibilities he Is looking with th c locnl high school Chicks , forward to the sport under Coach in football, basketball, track and Max Bishop, former Philadelphia Ihe diamond sporls, baseball and Athletic star Infieldcr of a few Softball, fov several years. So out- years ago. Max has turned out standing was lie in football that the ' some very fine Navy baseball teams selectors of the all-conference and and develop some potential major all-stale teams unanimously chose league timber. ilm for tackle In 1940 and earned . WATCH THE' NAVY for him an athletic scholarship at| y oung Coppcdgc say.s lo keep your Ihe Virginia Military Institute eyes peeled on the Navy football where Carney Graham Lasllc, for- team tills Fall. He predicts one oi " Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Birmingham 1 0 Chattanooga 10 Atlanta 1 0 Nashville 1 0 Mobile 0 1 Little Rock . 0 1 Memphis 0 1 New Orleans 0 1 • NATIONAL LEAGUE , W. U St. Louis . 48 20 Cincinnati . 40 31 Pittsburgh . 30 .10 New York 35 38 Brooklyn . 33 40 Philadelphia . ., 30 39 Chicago -n 38 Boston 29 44 : .AMERICAN' LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 43 32 Boston 40 34 New York 36 34 Chicago . 33 34 Washington 36 37 Detroit 35 30 Cleveland 35 39 Philadelphia . 32 41 Pel. 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 Pet. .10 G .501 ,5-iS .493 .452 .435 .415 .307 Pet. .573 .541 .514 .493 .493 .473 .413 .438 . Yesterday's Results . SpUTIIEHN' LEAGUE Birmingham 6, Mobile 2. Atlanta 5, Memphis 2. Chattanooga 7, Little Rock 6. Nashville G,.New Orleans 3. NATIONAL LEAGUE ftew York 10, St. Louis 1. Chicago 11, Boston 0. Pitlsburgh 6, Philadelphia 5. Cincinnati 10, Brooklyn 4. AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 0. New York 4, Cleveland 0. ' . Boston 13, Detroit 3. Washington 5, Chicago 0. Political Announcements T6» Courier New« n&» bf«n authorized to announce the foilowiaj candidacies, subject to th« Democratic primary in August: STATE REI'RESENTATIVB ALENE WORD (lor re-election, Post No. U) W. J. WUNDERLIOH (lor re-election, Post No. 1) J. LEE BEARDEN (for re-election, Post No. J> LOCIEN E. COLEMAH B. O. "GENE" FLEEMAN (Post No. 4) PEOSECUT1NG ATTORNEY IVTE C, SPENCER MARCUS FIETZ (For Re-election) JAMES C. HALE BBEBIFF AND COIABOTOB HALE JACKSON (for re-eiectlon) W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON COUNTS TREASURER R. B.'(SKEET) STOUT MISS DELLA PURTLE COUNTS JtJDQE ROLAND GREEN (for re-election) I)WIGHT H. BLACKWOOD CIRCUIT COURT CLEBK HARVEY MORRIS (For re-election) COUNTY CLERK T. W. POTTER (for re-electloa) DANCE Thursday — Friday — And Saturday Nights 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room . of the HOTEL NOBLE 'Admission 65c Incl. Tat a starting berth on the Navy clev-1210-pminri end from Clarksdale en He isn't the boasting typo. I Miss., who also Is heavyweight Quite th D contrary, he Is Inclined, boxing champion lo "pooh-pooh" any expressions ol j "These arc thc boys to watch, prnlsc offered for his athletic especially Jenkins," he predicts. M-OWOSS, nnd credits much of his »o ur opponents lire going to sec a success to the affections of thc lot „( him from the bottom of his tickle gal, Lady Luck. He was fject f cct . H c stands slx-fccl, two merely stating what appears to be Inches, weighs 210 pounds nnd can a foregone conclusion, especially nm t i, c hundred-yard dusli In 10 1 since he .clinched the spot during Bramlett is about the same size Spring practice. Hc believes he has and quite a boy Phew I don't advanced enough to hold on to his w nnl him to .sock me I'm (find he's newly gained laurels, In view of a O n our side! fine season In 1043 and o couple of BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS DOPE BUCKET mer Chick coach, was first assistant to Pooley Hubert. "Bo" was not making idle boasts when he said he expected to earn - predicts .._ the best in long grid history. He Is especially keen on Bobby Tom Jenkins, anolhcr former Alabama bnckfield star, and Leon Hramlctt, highly successful years at VMI. WHITM1KE HOOTS HIM Another reason for his optimism is thc fact that Don Whilmlre, former University of Alabama wlilz, is not eligible to compete In '44. This guy, Whltmlrc, simply rooted out "Bo" last year, made him play second (iddle during thc entire year. John Oliver is thc first one to admit that Don was 1 entitled to the spot over him, which is quile an assertion. "Don Whllmirc, In my humble but honest opinion, was the greatest . linesman I saw all year", "Bo" asserted emphatically that left no doubt as to his sincerity. "I am not saying this because he beat me out. Everyone who saw him piny rated him as tops, even better than when at the University of Alabama where he was good enough to make A11-Southeastern, nicy just couldn't keep him out. My, what n linesman!" "Bo", however, did Bet in six important games and started half of them. Itc JfeUictnnlly admitted that lie was "fortunate" enough to block, three punts. He easily earned ills coveted "N". In that league thc woods nrc filled with outstanding football talent, the cream ol the crop, especially with the service placements, John Oliver reported. But two players stood like mountain peaks on a desert. One was Eddie Prokop, brilliant Georgia Tech back, and Crclgliton Miller, Notre Dame's powerful linesman. They rate at the head of the class as opponents in "Bo's" classification book. SHINES ON MAT Unlike many star athletes who specialize In one major sport, Midshipman Coppedgc competed with considerable success In two other branches. He was n standout in wrestling, an Important feature of the Navy fitness program, losing only one match all season. Unfortunately, that loss canic In the finals of the National Intercollegiate Tournament at New York City A 235-pound Army giant named Sta- nowiz eked out a 3-2 victory. His victory list included such victims as representatives of North Carolina, Ponn Slate, University of Penn McSpaden And Nelson Shoot Sub-Par Go// MINNEAPOLIS, July 1 (UP) — Golf's top-winning twosome, Harold (Jug) McSpudon of Philadelphia, and Byron Nelson of Toledo, O., shattered par on a shower- splashed course today'for a Gl best I ball card. The score gave them a' phis-four count and a tic for thc lend at the end of the first round in Golden Valley's second Invitation tournament. McSpnden and Nelson were 12 under par In their four-up decision over M. R. (Chick) Hnrbcrl, Army private from Battle Creek, Mich., and Mike Turnesa from the Elmwood Country Club, While Plains, N. Y. Major Sentenced For Floggings Army Officer Given Year For Ordering Prisoners Beaten ATLANTA, On., July 1. , (UP) — An Atlanta major, Louts n.'Lcfkoff, Ims been court mnrtialed nnd sentenced to a year at hard labor for ordering the flogging of nine military prisoners st Camp Van Dorn Mississippi. According to headquarters of the Fourth Service Command (he prisoners were fracllous soldiers who constantly engaged In fights with other stockade Inmates. Lefkoir ordered them flogRcd with rubber liosc weighted witli .45 caliber bullets. One of the men collapsed from the beating, Die Army reported, but none suffered permanent Injury, six were white soldiers and three were Negroes. The U. S. military code prohibits Infliction ol cor|)ornl punishment on any member of (he armed forces Officials say LcfkofT was also dismissed from the service and hlv pay allowances forfeited. The court's action Is now before I'resliient Roosevelt for the customary presidential review. The court martial proceedings revealed that members of the Camp Van Darn stockade guard had refused to carry out LetkofTs flogging orders. Lcfkolt then ordered military police to Inflict the punishment, and stood outside the guardhouse as they did so. Lcfkod's defense was mental Irresponsibility. The Army court held that Lcfkoff was capable of distinguishing right from wrong but lidded In Its verdict thai the offense was likely a result of "mal- nsslgmncnl and incompetency raln- e- than any Inherent viclousncss." 17-Year-Old Girl Leads In Tennis Tournament NEENAH, Wis., July 7 (UP) — Seventeen year old Shirley Fry, oJ Akron, 0. advanced to Hie women's semi-finals of the 57th annual Western Tennis Tournament today. She scored a 0-1, C-3 victory over [Catherine Wolf, of Elklmrt, Iiid., the.defending titllst. Tomorrow, Shirley will play Dorothy Mae Bundy of Santa Monica, Calif., who moved Into the semi-finals today with a c-1, 6-4 triumph over Nancy Carbert of River Forest, 111., the Western Girls' champion. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta at Memphis, night. Chattanooga at Little Rock. Mobile at Birmingham. Nashville at New Orleans. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Chicago, two. Brooklyn at Pittsburgh. Philadelphia at Cincinnati. Boston at St. Louis, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at New York. Cleveland at Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia, night. St. Louis at Washington, night. Keeping Up With The Men In Service Sift Sci'Bt. Varnal R. Deal nephew of Mr. nnd Mrs. S. C. Owens of Blytlioi'lllc, who has been stationed at camp Callan, Calif, with-the Medical Corps, .has beer transferred-to Fort Lewis, Wash. Aviation Cadet Dick Wilson, sor of i\frs. B. B. Wilson of Blytheville, has completed his prefllght training at Santa Ana, Calif., and has been sent to Lancaster, Calif., for primary training as an Army Air Force pilot. •• . Aviation Cadet Robert H. Pet crson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jame Peterson of Blythcvillc, was grad uatcd last week from the Army Air Forces Flexible Gunnery School, Laredo, Texas. He was sent there upon completion of his pre- fllght training and now that he has received the rating of aerial gun tier, he will cotinue his training as navigator or bombardier In another training post. R. D. Linriscy Forshce, son . Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Forshce of the Lone Oak Community, who is serving with the Navy in the Pacific has been promoted to the rank of machinists mal c 2-c. Corp. James E. Scrivner, s'on of Mr. and Mrs. J. Scrivner of Blytheville, has been promoted to that rank at the Infantry Rcplacemenl Training Center at Camp Hood Texas, where he Is aiding in thc instruction of new men in the infantry as they receive their basic training. Robert M. Reagan of Manila recently was promoted to conwral at thc Fourth Ferrying Group in Memphis where he Is stationed as military police with the 892nd Guard Squadron. He entered mill- PRIDAY, ULY 7, 1944 HOME, FROM DIEPPE By Ssrgt. Everett Oglcsby As Told To Menno Duerksen We Knock Out Some Snipers IX ! gave my Tommy-gun to another man, took a Brcn {fun to set up atop the wall. I could sec a gang of snipers in a window and after taking careful aim 1 let them have a good burst. It seemed as though they all disappeared immediately but the fire from my gun also drew enemy fire One bullet knocked a chunk of concrete from atop the wall into my face. Another bullet burned my arm. I decided to move. t crept down the wall to my* commanding officer and told him ' what our situation was. I explained lo him that a heavy machine yun cross fire from the cliffs had us pliuiecl down and thai It was impossible to move from our position. I asked for orders. He asked It I could lell where Ihe machine gun flic was coming from. 1 told him I wasn't sure, but believed I had one machine gun nest spotted alxmt 500 yards. He told me he had 10 rounds of anti-tank gun ammunition I might o , „ , , be able to knock & " el - ° s!esb >' mill-tank rifle from a dead gunner, grabbed the ammunition and headed back to my position. Taking careful aim at thc spot from which heavy fire had come, I fired three quick shots. Those big anti-tank guns throw •in iwful blast of fire and smoke when Ihcy go oil. I knew what to expect and ducked quick. I was ? none too quick cither for 11 secmcrt 'as though a thousand bullets hit •f f thc spot where my head had been V^ The rifle was blown to bits. I then asked one of my men for his rifle. He was reluctant to give It up, for just Hie feel of a gun in one's hands was some comfort. Since I was thc only man In our section who had binoculars 1 told him 1 could spot snipers better 'siwt and gave that same window .several good long bursts. It seemed ' to stop the firing from that window. I A few minutes later 1 heard someone shouting at me and turned to see a sergeant from a mortar squad. Ill's men were with him, crowding into our position. He wanted to know If I knew of any place where he could place his mortar that was under enemy fire. I told him I knew of no place but that we might try to get through to battalion headquarters for some Instructions. Between our position and battalion headquarters was a road embankment one had to cross to go from one place to the other, 'mis sergeant mid I had just started across this embankment when he suddenly shouted, "Wait a minute, let me see how many men of my mortar section are left." We both stopped right there to go back and count his men when n German mortar shell struck just 10 feet from us,and right where we would have been if we had kept going. If it had been a IJrltish mortar shell It would have killed us anyway for British (.hells spread out when they explode while it sccrncd that these German shells throw most of their force upward. The sergeant counted his men. decided he had enough to operate with, so we started out again. This time we made it. The colonel v:as talking on the radio to his commanding officers on the ships out at sea, telling them our position. THE OLD JUDGE SAYS. "The men overseas don't mince any words about the wa they want to find this "They certainly don't, Herb. ..and thev shouldn't. They're doing a masterful job fighting over there to protect our rights and hey have good license to expect us to pro- teet theirs back here at home. One : thing • among American jervicc men in England by i Ihe British Institute of Public Opinion, when hundreds of men were asked point blank how they would vote on prohibition, S5% of them stated, in unmistakable terms, that they would vote against it. There's no doubt about it, Herb...the men overseas don't want any action taken on that subject while they're a way. ",'»••. N |-t "And they're 300% right, Judge, because I know how 1 felt, when I came home after the last war—only to leam that we had i been over there fighting for so impractical a ; thing as Prohibition," the nest out with If I could find a tllil " lie could so he gave me the gun to fire it in. I picked up an *> lln - J saw another sniper leaning ^out of a window to fire. When I fired three shots at him it looked an though he just crawled out of the window, ft was one less sniper. I looked again with my glasses and could see other men standing back In thc room from which he had fallen. Before I could nrc again they saw me and sent half a dozen bullets past my head. I asked one of the Brcn gunners for his gun, placed it atop the wall at another tnry service In July, 1042.. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Woolen have eceived a letter from their son. Corp. Recce L. Woolen, telling them of his arrival in Prance, following 20 months service in England. Another son. Pic. Billv W. Woolen, has been transferred from Tampa, Pla., to Alexandria, I^i., where he now is stationed. His wife, the former Miss Mary W. Johnston of New Albany, Miss., plans ti join him there as soon as possible. W///ie Pep To Meet Joyce In. Non-Title Fray CHICAGO, July 7 (UP)—Two top flight little men of the ring meet tonight when Willie Joyce fights Willie Pep. Pep — the worlds featherweight champion—won't have his title on the line. This will be a 10-ronnd tout with Pep coming in at 129 pounds. Joyce — Hie Gary, Ind. lightweight who holds a decision over Henry Armstrong—will trim down to 134. TOMOliliOW: I am irouwlcil. WARNING OK1IKK In Die Ch.iJicnrj 1 Court, Cbiclta- sa\yba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Mary Alice Jordan, Plaintiff, vs. No. 8G16 George Jordan, Defendant. The defendant, George Jordan, is hereby warned to appear within thirty (lays in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Mary Alice Jordan. Dated this C day of July, 1914. HARVEY" MORRIS, Clerk. Virgil Greene, Ally, for Plaintiff. 7J7-14-21-28 The birds we in America call warblers are not true warblers, and .the only true warbler we have we call a gnntcatcher. (externally caused) CHECK ITCHING-BURNING Tho nntiaeplic-stimiiliiting u-:iy \vitli famous Bliick and Vi'liiio Ointment. Promotes healing. Usflonly asdircctorl Over 25 y<Mi3 success. KoM in 1(V, '->5c, i>0< sizes. Money- back tuanititcc-. 13" Clfnnsa duly n-ith Black nod Wliilo Skin Soap. We liavc plenty of WHISKEY at all times . . . Also Gin, Wine & Liquors CEILING PRICES ALWAYS HASSELL'S WHISKEY STOKE 315 W. Main Phone Z53 THE DR. PEPPER JUST LEFT A HAS OK CORNER to the NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may he ruining your property. Call me fo. check-up without cost or obligation. RATS, MICE AND ROACH CONTEOL GUARANTEED WORK H. C. BLANKENSHIP IN E. Kentucky NOT1CK OF GRANTING W LIQUOR I'EKMIT Notice is hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas ims Issued a per mil. No. 115, to Virgil Homines lo sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at rel-ill on the premises described as Main Street, Manila, Ark. This permit Issued on the ] S |, ,)„„ of July, 1914 and expires on the 30th dny of June, 1845. Virgil Romincs-^ Permittee T 7J7 & 7114 — — ^^^^"^^•^^^•••i New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows N/RliUy 8:00 ['. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Friday "HI, NEIGHBORS" willi Uoy AculT, I.ulabcllc * Scotly SEH1AL and SHOUT Saturday 'TUCSON RAIDERS' , with Bill Elliott SERIAL and SHOUT Saturday OWL SHOW 'BERMUDA MYSTERY" with I'reslon Foslcr & Ann Ilulhcrford Selected Shorts Sunday and Monday "SHINE ON HARVEST MOON" wllh Ann Sheridan & i) c , mis Morgau FOX NEWS & SHOUT CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. Sat starts 12:45; Sun. starts I:i5 Nlfht shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat and Sun. Friday and Saturday Double Feature "RIDERS OF THE NORTHLAND" wiib . Charles Slarrclt "RHYTHM OF THE ISLANDS'^ with Jane Frazcc & Andy llcvine SE1UAI,: "Adventures of the Flying Cadets" < Comedy Sunday and Monday "HOLIDAY INN" with hif Crosby ,fc Fred Aslaire Universal News Comedy HORSE SHOW BEFORE MONDAY NITE, July 10th NOW ON SALE AT KIRBY DRUG STORES ROBINSON'S DRUG STORE CITY DRUG STORE OLE HICKORY INN Russell Marr Liquor Store Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 BORUM'S DRUG STORE WOOD'S DRUG STORE LOY EICH CHEV. CO. REINMILLER CAFE RUSTIC INN ANY MEMBER OF JR. C. of C. ADVANCE ADMISSION: Both Nights 1.80 Tax Incl. Tuesday Only 90c Tax Incl' Wednesday Only 1.20 Tax Incl. 'Gaucho Serenade 1 wilh Gene Aiilry & Smiley Burnclte SERIAL: "Kiti£ of the Mountles" Short Saturday Midnight Show 'Detective Kitty ivilh Jean Parker & Pclcr Cookson Selected Shorts Sunday & Monday 'Watch On The Rhine 7 with Belle Davis & Paul Lukas Paramount News Short

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