The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 14, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 14, 1944
Page 8
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fAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1944 Browns Sp//t Double-Header At Cleveland . s ' By United Press The St Louis Browns still are -holding their two and one-half game lead In the, American League, The Browns divided a twin bill with the Cleveland Indians last night at Cleveland. And the second 'place Boston Red Sox and third place New York Yankees spit a doubleheader and failed to gain. , At Cleveland the Indians banked out 15 hits to beat the Brawns 6 to 5 In the first game. Allic Reynolds wasn't very effective, but he staggered through behind the beating ., his teammates handed Stg Jakuckl. The second game went ten Innings before the Browns broke a 1-all tie, to score three times and win 4 to 1. Nels Potter was t the winner Al Smith lasted until the tenth foi the Indians a'nd was the loser. At New York the Yankees niu Red Sox split, with the opener going to the Yanks 4 to 2, and the nightcap to the Sox 8 to 4. The Yanks held second place alter the first game, but the Red Sox took I* back after the nightcap. At Detroit the Tigers had one big inning, the second, and that was the ball game. The Tigers Jumped 01 Orval Grove for eight runs in tha Inning to win 9 to 1. No other games were scheduled Yesterday's National Leagu schedule' was light. The Phlladel phla night game with the New Yor :Giants'at Philadelphia was rainc out. At Chicago, the Pittsburgh Pirate rallied for three runs in the sevent inning to beat the Ci|bs 3 to 2. The DOPE BUCKET BY J. F. FBUNU DIMY GETS CITATION Several weeks ago I received a ilce, interesting Icllcr from Corp. Immy Parks, who then was sta- loned at Camp Callan. Calif. I ould tell from the lone of his Icier that Jimmy was fairly bubbling aver with enthusiasm; wns thrlll- d. to his toenalls over the life as i member of Uncle Sam's fighting orccs. He said so, not In so many vords but In characteristic exprcs- lons about the men In command of his company, his buddies who composed the anti-aircraft oulf{t ic was in. In contact with several boys from home, Including iteut. Marvin Sanderson, W. O. Foy Etclilson, Corp. George Hunt, and Pfc. Jimmy Allen and Pfc. Mayfield (Sonny) Lloyd before Ihcy sailed for overseas, Jimmy was looking at the world through rose colored glasses, despite the fac' thai he was far away from home. In view of this excellent altitude, toward service life, I wasn't surprls- vlctory gave the Pirates undlspulcc possession of second place. Cm cinnati, which hud been in a vlrtua tie for the runner-up spot, lost k the St. Louis Cardinals. The Card won an ll-lnnlng baltle nl St. Louis pushing across one run In the Ins Imlf of the eleventh to win 3 to Al Jurislch won over Jim Konslanty. cd to be well d one bit upo nlcarning that lie ad received a special letter of ommendation from tlic comnmiul- ng officer at Fort nllss, Texas, vhero Jimmy was transferred In prll. The,letter follows: HEADQUARTERS ANTI-AIRCDAFI' RISPLACKMENT TRAINING CENTER Port Bliss, Texas 21 June 1944 NO: 201-Parks, James M- SUBJECT: Commendation IO: Corporal James M. Parks and tlic members of the 8lh Cimi Section, linltcry C, 54th AA11T Bn. Fort Illlss, Texas. THRU: Commanding -Officer, 12th AART Group Commanding Officer, 54th AART nil Commanding Officer Btry C, 54th AART lln On 21 June 1914 during an inspection of the gun park of lint- tcry C, 54th AART Bn I was particularly Impressed by the smar military manner in which Corpora James M. Parks and the member.-, of the th Gun Section excculci the prescribed gun <lrlll, The RUI material was In excellent state o maintenance expected of all unit! of tills command mid the trainee comprising the fun section appear Instructed in their diitlos. The performance and appearance of the entire section rc- nected great credit upon the corporal, evidencing the attainment of the ciimllly of training ability ex- |:cclcit of all officers and non- ft.iDini.ssloncd officers of this training center. (Signed) J. E. Harrlman, Brig. Gen. U.S.A. Commanding HAS RIKTIIDAY SOON Corporal Parks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Parks, was inducted in July 1343, and sent to Camp Cal in, San Diego, Calif., for basic raining. Shortly alter >he 20- veck period he was promoted to nnk of corporal. In April lie was sent to Fori illss for .further training in anil ilrcraft. He Is listed as a cadrcman gun Instructor. Included in th group transferred from Callat vere Warrant Officer Etchison am vlorrls Sanders, brother of Jhnin; Sanders, also of Blylhcville. Mor Is has already sailed overseas. Mrs. Parks has just rcturnci 'roin Port Dllss where she vis!lc< with Jimmy. She reports that h still Is riding the clouds. He 1 clalcd over his*new post, like Texas as well as California, and was cra/.y about the Golden State. Only son of the Parks, Jimmy will celebrate his 20lh birthday September 5. Ills complete address Is: Corp. James M. Parks, 350902, Battery C, 54th AA Training Battalion, Forward Echelon, AARTC, Fort Bliss, Texas. ke Williams To Face Kogon \lext Thursday NEW YORK, July 14 (UP) — Youjig Ike Williams Is cast in a strange role. * Ike is going to play the part of he sjiilcr for Julie Kogon. The two lightweights meet In a 10- rounder at Madison Square Garden next Thursday. It will be the second garden main event for Ike but the first for Kogon, So Ike will be defending his reputation as a big-timer, and Kogon will be out to make one at Ike's expense.' Williams has stepped into the shoes that Beau Jack vacated wher the Beau took his battle-royal style Into the Army. Williams Is the "house" lightweight, and the Na tlona'l Boxing Association makes the house look good by calling Ike the best American lightweight stil in civilian clothes. Williams has won 42 of'hls last4: fights. Bob Montgomery stopped (he young Trenton, N. J., boy Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Nashville 5 2 Atlanta 4 3 Birmingham 4 3 Memphis 4 3 Chattanooga 3 4 New Orleans 3 4 Little Hock 3 4 Mobile 2 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 46 34 Boston , ..43 37 New York 40 36 Washington 38 3D Cleveland 38 42 Chicago 34 38 Detroit 37 42 Philadelphia 35 42 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 52 Pittsburgh 40 Cincinnati 42 New York 37 Philadelphia 32 Brooklyn . 33 Chicago . 20 30 Boston Pot. .714 .571 .571 .571 .429 .429 .420 .286 Pet. .575 .538 .52C .594 .47; .47: .408 .455 Pet .712 .571 .552 .48' .43£ .43 .414 .39! Coach Nagurski The west Texas oil fields produced 431,200 barrels during May, 1014. I-'oi a leaner warm weather mixture, try adjusting your carburetor accelerating stroke. pump to a shorter earlier this vear. But Ike has come on to beat men like Sammy Angott, Slugger White, and other good little men. 1 In his first Madison Square Garden main event 'last month Williams cam c up with a tenth-round knockout of Clco Shans. Kogon Is an unpredictable fighter. The hard-hitting boy from New Haven, Conn., has looked very, very good at times. And at other times he's looked terrible. Julie's a clever boxer. He's never been knocked out — never even been Knockd down. And he's ready for a chance to take his place on the main-event whirl and rake in his share of the fat purses. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Atlanta, night. Birmingham at Mobile. Little Rock at. Chattanooga, New Orleans at Nashville. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Chicago. Cincinnati at St. Louis. New York at Philadelphia, night. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Detroit. St. Louis at Cleveland. Boston at New York. Philadelphia at Wiishlnglon, two. two, night. been charged with robbery in connection with the kidnaping of R , night watchman und theft of a sale from a Little Rock dairy sun- day morning. One of the youths already is In custody, and Little Rock detectives are continuing their search for three other youths named in a bench warrant. Chief of Detectives O. N. Martin says the four held up the nigbi watchman and then loaded fl;J» safe in a truck. They drove several miles from Little Rock and unloaded the safe and then took the ,'iitchman to a naeaby lake, where .hey released him, Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Open date. AMERICAN LEAGUE Now York 4-4, Boston 2-8. Detroit 9, Chicago 1. St. Louis 5-4, Cleveland 6-1. (Only games scheduled). NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 3, Chicago 2. New York at Philadelphia, rain. St. Louis 3, Cincinnati 2. . Bronko Nagurski of Minnesota and Chicago Bears draws equipment as backfietd coach of Urn• vcrsity of California at L. A. Pulaski County Youths Charged With Robbery LITTLE ROCK, July 14 (U.I 5 .) — Four Pulaski county youths have We have plenty of WHISKEY At all times! CEILING PRICES ALWAYS HASSELL'S WHISKEY STORE 315 W. Main Phone 2531 I I Fresh-cool arrivals of FAMED DIXIE WE A VES by HART S£HAFFNER &:;$Ai$ Fresh arrivals .... they're .just in this week... of those famous, cool, porous, Dixie Weave suits. Even though they are late arrivals they have been well worth waiting for . .. for every one is tailored by Hart Schaffner'& Max. They're all-wool, breeze- ; weight, in Campaign Stvipes or plain tones. Single or double brcastcds $35 MEAD'S J22 MAIN STREET ' J ' , t « h ^ -£•£* yfi ;«?..•*!*,

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