The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 12, 1944 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 12, 1944
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f AGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COUKIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 1944 National League AU-SfarsWin. 7tol Sewell, Tobin Spike Big Guns ^<r ... •* ^•American Leaguers -= Held To Six Hits; , ^Nationals Get 12 ..'''PITTSBUnGH, July 12 (U.P.)— Pitchers Rirj Sewell of Pittsburgh and Jim Tobln or Boston shared Honors with first baseman Plifl Cavaretta and outfielder Bill Hicholscm of Chicngo in the 12th All-Star gninc nt Pittsburgh Jast night. .The senior circuit routed the American Leaguers 7 to I In its fourth and' most impressive victory of the scries. The National Leaguers, stealing the junior loop's thuiider, went on a 12-hit tatting spree. The usually hard-hitting Americans connected for just six safeties. Wallers Allows Kun Bucky Wallers, the ace of Cincinnati's mound staff, scattered five of those six blows in his three Innings, and gave up tlie only American League run. Rip Sewell of Pittsburgh hurled three perfect innings for the Nats, and Jim Tobin of Boston did the same in the ninth frame. Philadelphia's Ken Hnffcnsbergcr yielded only one safety during his stay OR. the hill. He was removed for o plnch-hlUcr. Cavaretta, the Chicago Cub captain, and his tcnmiiiatc bill Nicholson, starred on the balling ride of the ledger. Cavarctla came through with a triple and a single and got three walks. Nicholson belled oul n double that scored (he tying run in (lie four-run fifth frame, and then raced home on Augie Galan's single to put the Kattonais in front to slay. Hujlison tiajipcd Hani Big Tex Hughson, the Boston Red Sox sinker-bnll' star, was touched for most of the damage. He^came in after New York's Hank Borowy pitched, three scoreless innings. Before Hughson left the box in the fifth he had allowed live hits and four runs. But the Nats.were out there to put the game on ice. Whitey Kurowski of St. .Louis hit big port- Eider Hal Newhouser of Detroit for a -double; seventh. scoring two In the Ribboned Show Horses Ready For Climax Program Tonight; County Entries Claim Honors Proud horse owners carried away prize money and fancy ribbons last night in the first program of a Iwo-niglil horse show, sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, which this year promises to again bring favorable publicity to RlylliGvillc and wholesome entertainment to the several thousand sport lovers expected to visit Haley Field again tonight for the feature iitlraclion. Entries In Ihe 10 classes of the it- fust attraction included horses from this section and nearby states wUh many owners holding their favorite entries for the biggest show tonight. Running smoothly and on time, the show was enthusiastically received by the spectators who apparently even approved of the jujgcs' decisions. A portion of the $2115 prize money Wiis awarded first, second, third and fourth places In the classes wllh largest purses to be given tonight In n urognim, beginning at 8 o'clock. Honors Well Divided Honors were divided among visitors and Mississippi County exhibitors with numerous 1943 entries repealing for the second year in what promises lo lx> a permanent horse show program In Blythcvllic. Such riders ns Paul Raines of Kimbcll Stables at Cape GJrar- The senior loop team filled the bases in the eighth iind added'mi- other run when Musial filed out to Johnson. More than 29,000 foils jammed Forbes Field to see the game. AH-Star Softball Teams To Play At Post Thursday The Enlisted Men's All-Slar team will meet the. Officers' All-Slar aggregation in .their Ihlrd softoall game of the season Thursday afternoon at the BAAF baseball din- rnond. Each team has won one gam a so far In the series. Five games will be played in all, All military personnel attending Thursday's game will receive credit for calisthenics that day. The contest will begin at 3 o'clock. Staff Scrgt. Robert Tubbs and Sergt Conrad, both of the Athletic Department, are co-nmu- agers of the GI team. Li eu t. Jac k Keefe, tactical officer, is manager of the officers' team. We have plenty of WHISKEY At all times! CEILING PRICES ALWAYS HASSELL'S WIIIS K E Y •315 \V. Main S T 0 K li I'hone 2531 deau. Mo.; CIlliO'Grubbs of Ihe Rogers Slablcs nt Searcy, "Bud" Oer- lach nnd Betty Jean Oerlach of Helena; Roy L. Davis of the R. J. Haley Stables al F'arngould, Arthur Fulmer Jr., and Ellen Uamsay of Memphis, S. W. Beech Jr., of Blissful Farms at Marlnnna, Jiminlc Gray of the Ciain Stables nt Wilson were among Ihe well known visitors' who cnmc back Hits year for the In- Iroductory show, along with a number of new ccmtcslnnls. These included W. W. Hulton of Colliervillc, Tenn., W. J. Driver Jr., of Osceola, O. R. Qucrry of Jnckson, Mo., L. A. Harris of Porlagcvllle, Mo., S. W. Beech of Ihe R. M, Boon Stables, L. A. Dowdy of Hie T. A. Peterson Slnbles. More fine horses were arriving today \yitli Haley Field the senior of activity as proud trainers exercised their entries and the field again wns carefully walcred after having been -put in first class order. for the opening show. The initial performance boasted all the color of bls-lime horse shows with band music, pretty girls making awards, a dccorhtcd center stage and public address system as the y groomed horses, bearing he colors of their stables, pranced icfore Ihe judges and audiences of he ringside box scats nnd stadium. Military Baud Play's The military band was lent by Blythevlllc Army Air Field, T.,F. 'Doc" Dean ,was - master ol cere- nonies, L. C. B. Young served as nnouncer, Jeff Holand of Pnragoiiid ns announcer, and awards were pre- senlcd by Miss Elhel Goodncr, Miss Jean Boiirland, Miss Dorotli'y Cross, Miss Willie Mae Bell and Miss Uto- )ia Wh'ilworth. The Rev. Harvey T. Kldd, iwstor of First Presbyterian Church, made the invocation to open Ihe program.. Both Ibc home town people nnd nany visitors from other towns to- duy applauded decisions of the judges: John Taylor of Englesvillc, Tcnn., who judged the walking horses and Robert Joties of Kcnnetl, Mo., who judged the galled horses. Tonight's program, which begins nt 8 o'clock, again will have 10 classes with first honors In each of several classes to bring us rrfuch ns $125. In charge of both ntghis' programs arc: John D. McDowell, general chairman; J. T. Sudnury, Roy Rca, fi. W. Becker, S. G. Shelton, Louts W. Davis, J. ' E. Stevenson and Harry Bogan, other chairmen assisted by other members of the Jaycecs. Results were as follows: Class 1— Walking bred colts, 4 ribbons: Jlm- mle Gray of Grain Slablcs; Noble Gill of Dell; C. H. Whistle of Elm Grace Farm; Noble Gill of Dell. Class 2—Mississippi County Owned, $10; 57.50; $5; $2.50, Clmrlc; nusscll Lulcs of Gill Slables; Joe Walls of Blylhcville; Tom Walls of Blythcvillc; Billy Wayne McParlund of W. lj. Talc Slablcs. Class 3—Walking, $30, $20, $15, $10; Jlnnnlc Gray of Cinln Stables; Jnck Klncnld of Dr. George Gnr- fett Stables; R. C. Waddell of Tipton and Harris. Class 4—Pine Harness, $30, $20, $15, $10, Roy ti. Davis of R. J. Haley Stables; Paul Raines of Kimbcll Stables; Bcttye Jean Gcrlnch of Helena. Class 5—Open Walking Mares, $35. $25, $20, $15, S. W. Bcecli Jr., of Blissful Farms; Poinlcr Slables; Benton King of C. G. Smith Stu- hlcs; Billlc Grubbs of Rodger* Sla- bles. Class G—Galled, $35, $25, $20, $15, Arthur Youthful Riders From Helena Win Honors At Show The Gcrtaeh kids of Helena arc still winning. Bettyc Jean, 12, and Ii'cr nine-year-old brother, John Klausc Jr., belter known as "Bud", ngaln won prize money when they appeared In several classes of the. second annual Jaycee horse show here last sight and will be prc- ccntcd ngaln tonight in the feature allraclbn. "Bud" gets slightly more applause (linn his sister because -he is smaller but bolh deserve the praise llicy receive wherever they I'.ppear In horse shows. Riding In horse shows for the fourth year, /'Bud' 1 has won money In every class entered. Because he has been awarded more money than he could count when he began capturing awards, "Bud", lias not bothered to lolal the ainoinil won but Its all in War Bonds now. Last night he won $42.50 and his sister received $52.50 In prizes. "Bud" begun his "career" with horses on a Shetland 'pony his father gave him several years ago. Soon, "Bud" was outrunning "Jake", the Negro who has taught his "young master" what he knows alvwl horses nnd It was decided lo let Ihe Gerlash son try in a Arthur Fulmer Jr., oi Memphis;, ;,.„£"„„"" ," L "T * m lry . lu ' Paul RHlncs of Klmbell Stables; EN c "?T cln ?? of n ; horsc show - len Rumsiiy of Memphis; "Bud" '„ "'S} was tlle bc S"»> ln e- When _. _ •'•'•'^ «* i>*\**»£,ki>.], *,k,u ji i,,ni n,,,i „„ ,*,,„ i.., n .. ln i L •, Gcrlach of Helena. Class 7&5 Gaitcd Open, $35, $25, $20, $15, Paul Raines, Kimbcll Stn- bles; Arthur Fullmer Jr., of Memphis; Ellen Rninsny of Memphis; Lymnn Sliced. Clnss 8—Open ' walking, 535, $25, $20, $15, mille Grubbs of Blissful Farms; No. G2; Clyde Crcsnp of Gill Stables; No. G8. Class 0—Ladles 5 Galled Open, $35, $25, $20, ?15, Ellen Uniusuy of Memphis; Harris Stnblcs of Por- tagevllle; "Bud" Gcrlnch of Ilclenn; Bettye Jean Gcrlach of Helena. Class 10—Junior Walking, $35, $25, $20, $15, Jlininlo Grny of. ( Grain Stnbles; E. R. niul E. T. Anthony; Clyde Cresap of Gill Stables; Milburn Gardner. Class 10 B- $12.50; $1.50; $5, Bct- tyc Jean Gcrlnch of Helenn; "IJnil" Gerlneh of Helenn; Charles Russell Lutes of Gill Stnblcs; Joe Walls of Blylhevtllc. It will end no one knows but It, apparently will not be any time soon. "Bud" loves his own '.two horses, the fun of riding in horse shows, his satin-striped black riding suit and even his new "top" hat which has replaced last year's del by (because he c.iuliin't get one small enough to stay on his head). : But lie has another ambition he hopes soon to fulfill . . . when Ills legs gel a little longer he Is going lo take the reins in a sulkey to enter another class, one .in which his sister already is winning. DOPE BUCKET If Your Trip is Necessary The decision is up to you-is your trip essential ? The railroads face a serious overload at this most critical period in winning the war. Passenger travel must be curtailed so that the railroads can fulfill their respon- ability to our fighting men. Travel only if your essential job requires it, or in the case of a family emergency. Railroads are War Roads. .- ' • Aj J. P. FRIEND 5NE-MAN ORGANIZATION Lieut, Butler Barksdalc holds nlciuc place among ntitlve Blythe- Illc IHcrs during the current world 'nr. He recently was elected i>rcsi- cnl of tlic local chapter of "CiU- rplHur Club". Automatically, he icciime vice-presidents, first, sec- nd, third mid even a fourth if iccessary, socrelary, treasurer, Joard of directors nnd even cus- odlivn. in short, he is the only iicmhcr. Several other local airmen have become near-members. Capt. Cal- 'ln (Hlckorymit Head) Moody, vhll c lighting on the Chisa front vith HID fumed "Flying Tigers" lad his plane riddled until It strongly resembled one of grand- inn's sieves but nmiingcd lo brin u her (the ship, not grandma) down via K crush landing In 'n rice field. Major Dick TljHon indicated some very harrowing experiences during Ills co-odd raids from North Africu nnd Italy but always limped back of rest nnd relaxation jwriod, lie still eot into regular flying. And on Ihls particularly morning n cross country Jaunt In formation some half dozen or more with "Hell lo -base. Doublless, Iheve . . . . , hnvc been numerous times in th bombing sorties of Lieut. Howard O. Frisby from the isle of Corsica when it appeared as if balling out were the only logical tiling left to do In order to preserve life and limb, lie lias told 'of returning several times with only one motor pcrcolaling, and with a distinct coiigli. There is a definile possibility that the membership of the club will swell with added Information concerning Lieut. Clifford Deal, now officially listed as missjng aftcna raid, over Austria. Then, it Is not known whether Lieut. Gerald Rubson "lilt the silk" to land in Gc- nevn. Switzerland, 'where he Is Interned for the duration. There likely are other eligibles, including Sergt. Frank Wesfall, but right now Lieut. Barksdale is the only charter member of the Blylhcville club, ns of July 6, when this was written. HAVE THRILLING EXPERIENCE The story behind Butler's membership is a fit subject for one of Bob Ripley's "Believe it • or Not" cartoons; a modern miracle that belongs lo.the fantastic group because of the unusual turn of events Iherrin. Licul. Barksdale had just returned to Ui e States after some service overseas lo set the .singe for the Incident. Though slalcd for a sort Divers" was on the programme. He and his gunner were assigned to a brand, spanking new ship which had arrived al Hie base Just, three days before and had not officially liccn In the air. Now they tell me that some fliers have a pet aversion (c christening n new ship wllh a maiden voyage. But not 'so wllh niiller. While a veteran pilot with several hundred hours of logged flying time under his boll, he looked forward lo riding ilic clouds with the shining ship. When everything was icifdy lo lake oif, Lieut. Biirksiliile—be was .squadron leaders-gave the highball sign and gave her the "gun". "We had just made a short run when I realized that .something was drastically wrong", Lieut. Barks- dnle snld. "Bui It was too laic lo slop. We got off Ihe ground all right but discovered Ihe controls were haywire. All I could do was climb or dive. Immediately, 1 made my decision. I climbed lo about 1000 feel, radioed the oilier planes that we were In a runaway ship nnd clear !he deck. OltDKItS; GUNNBIl OUT "When we got up good and high 1 ordered my gunner to bail out. He Imd Hie strangest look on Ills face, as If we were in a trance, or even hypnotised. I repealed Ihe order and lie kept staring at me, without making either a sound or a move. "I tried to arouse him, but after sonic time without results I lolrt him 1 was leaving him, thinking perhaps 1 that he would respond from that; that he wns waiting for me to Jump. "Culling the throttle, .1 made preparations to bail out, making one lust,' desperate effort to get him lo leave Ihe ship before II was too late. Again no move. I Jumped out at 2500 feet nnd came down in a farmer's pig pen. One foot, landed in the slip bucket, Ihe other in the trough. One lazy sow did not even liollicr to move. The farmer, who Imd been feeding his pigs, stood nearby, his e >'es ns big ns saucers and mouth wide open in amnze- uient'. , r "1 watched the ship as it came down, praying that my gunner buddy would snap out of it ball out,, or something miraculous would happen. Heading for a tree; the only one nearby, the plane suddenly hit an air pocket and zoomed upwards. As it turn- cd its nose lo Ihe sky out tumbled! (he gunner. He landed in the Iree.l virtually few bruises and blailc. "Later, wlien' I asked him why' he didn't bail out when ordered, lie said he cotild hear me, and understood. But It seemed as If I were talking to someone cbe, not. lo him. He Just couldn't realise Ihat such a thing was happening lo us. But 'il did, and he can thank Ihe "Big Boy"—as some fliers refer to God—that he is safe and able to pull Ihe Iriggcr on his gun once more." ' Son of Mrs. J. D. Barksdale, Lieut. Barksdale was gradualcd from the local high school and attended Arkansas Slale College Joncsljoro, Ark. ifc enlisted In Ihe Navy Air Corps in March 1042 and received his wings at Pensacola, Ma., In December 1943 He has been assigned to an aircraft carrier. His present whereabouts are unknown, oilier than he is ballling Ihe Nipponese In Die Pacific. Military requirements for fountain pens nre expected by Ihe war Production Board' lo total more than 2,000,000 a quarter In 1944 CHICKASAW West Sfnln Near Zlst St. Sat. siarts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Nielli shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sal. and Sun. Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature DRUMS OF THE CONGO Slimrl Knriii & Omx Munson and INTERNATIONAL SQUADRON" willi IloniiM i(c;igai New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nigh fly S:00 P. M. lilitfinecs r > Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Wednesday & Thursday "CASANOVA IN BURLESQUE" with Joe E. Brown Fox News & Short Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Wednesday & Thursday 'Shadow of A Doubt 7 wllh Teresa Wright. £ Joseph Coltcn Short Have a Coca-Cola=Let's relax a bit .., or a little minntc long enough for a big rest This year again, communities are growing vegetables. Hard-working gardeners grow tired and thirsty. Just three words, Have a "Coke", always sound like music at times like that. With ice-cold Coca-Cola in your refrigerator you are ready for the pause that refreshes at any time. Plan to have a supply on hand, ice-cold. Coca-Cola stands for the pause that rf/r«/j«,-has become a symbol of friendly refreshmeat to folks at work and at war. BOMUD UNDER AUJHORIIY OF THE COCA-COU COMPANY »v COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYTHEV1LLE It's natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca-Cola called H Cotc",- Your tire certificate is your ticket to future miles. So,, when you get your Grade I certificate, go for a new Goodyear ... now as always, the best tire made, Today's fine Goodyear goos "all-out" to give you superior service; the same plus performance that has made Goodyear first choice of most motorists through 29 consecutive years of tire leadership. You get a safe, strong- tire, scientifically built of the finest available materials to give you extra quality, extra value, and good going for more niiles and months.. 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