The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 24, 1944 · Page 4
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, YOU CANT BUY ., . more in aspirin than tho assurance of quality afld pur itv guoract. c<l ftbeu you *" ""' y/iortojniJst? HEADACHE (»»t b*«*Uf« 1C* tlqu'4. il* 'fjjt$$£9 .»im if,« r «i». it.fio j-rf$'|B '°°!S"."il'n. 'uil'.nl'i. . ilI 111 TONITE RADIO STATION KLCN and Arkansas Network 7;30PM HEAR Bernard Erwin of Liitle Kock; niul BEN LANEY Your next Governor Nicholson Hits Four Home Runs Chicago Buster Ties Modern Record Set By Gehcig and Fox* 11 j Unllert J'res^i There are three new National League' records on the books today, one of them a new mark for both major leagues. All New York Giants and "ie Chicago Cubs at New York. In the first game, Bill Nicholson 1'elted out three home rims to lend Ihc Cubs to a 1 to 4 (rlumpli. Those three home runs, coming In Big Bill's first three limes nt bat, ulong with Nicholson's round-dipper the before In his last time nt bit. DOPE BUCKET BY I. V. FKUND HEMOVKS AM, 1IODBT Lieut. Oscar I-'endlcr, of the Manila Pendlers, one of the most promising young lawyers ever to hang three resulted from a five nnd lsln K ^° lm * lawyers ever to hang lalf hour shigfest between Hie out ms sllll 'B' e here, an A-l sports fun and rabid Chickasaw supporter, left no doubt wlmt to do with his last letter, dated June 29 and forwarded to me while on my vacation. After the usual salutation he penned (or the first line "This letter Is personal and not for publication." Now doesn't that sound Just like a barrister, getting legal-like and gave the Chicago slugger four- down-right technical? But, fortnn- clrcutt clouts In o row. And that n'ely, he did give me a lllUc leave ties the modern record set by Lon! way when he added the next para- Gchrlg ami Jimmy Fo.vx In Ihe gi'fljih: "I don't object to your saying that I am In the Admiralty Islands, nnd that I'd like for you and any of the other Ulyliicvlllc fellows to look me up In the Base Legal Office, or American League. "Sv.'lsh," as Nicholson Is known o the fans in the old circuit, kept right on hammering the ball in the nightcap as he poled out his 21st '•. D ...v»-i' uu iik )(utL.%j uvit *H.T 6 i a i/ tn\. vijj Jii iiiu LJUnVJ 1A gill UlllcU, UT home run of the year. That gave the Receiving Station Legal Office )Im four, for the day, another new. I If they should happen this way. I'll record for the National League buy them a cold 'coke', a beer or xmks. The three plnyers who had perhaps a tall one. Thai .should be previously knocked four balls Into Incentive enough, Tell Al Leach the the stands in a double-header were American Leaguers, Jimmy Fox.x.l . Earl AverlJl nnd Jim Tabor. T ' mt victory moved Cleveland Into But despite Nicholson's slugging in the afterpiece, the Ginnts man- to Philadelphia. six run first liming lie Ihe aged to salvage the game by a 12 cui 't al| i raiser tiuickly wrapped up to 10 count. However they. had t "° Bi>mq for Connie Mack's club tllc5 ' wonl on lo wl " 13 to 3..Jn hatl to use seven pitchers in the ^ ^'^^ »vnu uu \\j ^m i.> LU j.._jn (fame to pull it out of the fir'e 1 , scco ' l(1 B«mc Jesse Flares of the and since Chicago nlso used 'seven 1 v "" ln H A '-s oiitpitched Stubby Ov^ pitchers, there was another new I" 1 '", to wln 3 lo '*•• record. Twelve pitchers had been I , llle to l> "we teams In the junior the .highest number, previously!, "7, . C|>( "breast of each other thrown into a game, In cither blg, y sp " tl] "f lhelr bargain bills. Bos- league nnd In that former record- ?" (lll(l Sl - Lo " ls put-on their breaker six liurlers had been used A1 ! >llollJ *-Gnslon ocl at St. Louis by each side. l wlll > Tex Hiiglison leiulhiK the lied Incidentally, despHe his fo'tirj ox |D " 12 in l victory in (lie first home runs, Nicholson Is tied for."'" 1 SI B Jncuckl giving the Browns -..-..jv.t h) V"-M IV/L ' n i b*'"'b >-"c i^luwli.- the Nntlorml League leadership witli 1 " 9 '° 3 ^himph In the nightcap. Mel Ott, tlie Giant manager who , lmt WIW '"'Bhson's 15th win ot poled out his 2Ist too in the first game, Across the river from the Polo Grounds, Ihe Dodgers dropped two Grounds, Ihe Dodgers dropped two At Chicago, the New York Ynn- mor e to the Pittsburgh Pirates In ces 8lnv «' off n last inning two both gnmes Pittsburgh came from !' u " rall 5' b V lll e White Sox to tnke behind to win; In the first with u ' K °l' ell cr 7 to e. Emerson Roser I rlfrtn rin» 11 In J 1. I....«..~ i _ i _i._ 11-^ WflS till' M'llltlrir- ntifl tHll r-\: ^ i ..i -i_ Also Tune In 7:30 A.M., 12 Noon & 3 P. M. KLCN and Arkansas Network three rim ninth Inning to inke the gnme by 15 to 5;; and in the nightcap with five I-UIB In the 11th to come out on top 9 to 4. 'Itit incidentally, was Brooklyn's 31st loss In their last 23 games. In Boston, th D St. Lonls Cavdi- nals got swell pitching from Max Lnnler and Fred Schmidt in the opener lo win 3 to 2. and Mori Cooper tossed nn eight hitter to notch his 12th win and beat the Braves 5 to 2. At Philadelphia, the Phillies nnd Cincinnati Reds split their bargain bill, the Rsdsj dropping the first by n 1 to 0,count and winning tlie af- terpiece 2 to I. nucky Walters was knocked out of the box In the opener, but Harry Gnmticrt was charged with the loss, in th e second same Clyde Slioun and Ken Rntfensberger each tinned In (ive- liitters with Shoun coming out on lop. The Cleveland Indians sol the pace in the AiiUTlcnn Lcnguc Irauiicing the visiting Washington Senators twice. A two-run pinch single by Jelf Heath gnv e the In- limns the first gnmc 4 to 3, while m the nightcap Mel Harder doled out 11 hits to win his MHlh major league victory by a 0 to 5 count: Thai victor ymovcd Cleveland into the fourth snot where they replnc- T as the winner and BUI Dietrich :ho losci. in (he second game CI.Y :ago hammered out 14 hits agnliist the slants of Joe Page and Al LV- ft»»c> **i Inl... II._ .« . . J to take Ihe gnine 10 to 5. Re-elect MARCUS FiETZ and assure continuation of proper low enforcement! We believe that Marcus" Fic«z has proven his ability to administer the enforcement of criminal laws as Prosecuting Attorney of (he Second Judicial District. We know that Graham Sudbury in the Chicka- sawba District and B. Young in the Osceola District ef Mississippi County are efficient and able deputies, and that the re-election of Marcus P c it x as Prosecuting Attorney means that Mississippi County will con- tinue to have fair and just enforcement of the. state's criminal statutes. Let's RE-ELECT MARCUS FIETZ We Know He's Qualified Join In Fietz' Overwhelming Re-election Tomorrow. Contributed by Mississippi County Friends of Marcus Ftctz. - ...»v nil.. I Hlf^lJ.lUJI tt U\ :lie year n n<l tics him fcwhousor of tlie for top honors. At CI with Hal Detroit 'f-gcrs New York Ynn- exporl 'cokes' do hot come near the good ole Blylhcvllte ones, served over tlie counter al Klrly's Broadway Drug, and paid for by B. A. Lynch, Fred Warren, Rodney Banister, or some of the other hired hands there In (he Partners Bank." (Sorry, Os- cnr, hut don't expect me, I'm afraid) GUTS IMPORTANT POST l.ieul, f'encller, older brother-to Maj. Benny Femller and Ueut. R. E. I'endler, who played a lot of good footlrall for the Blylheville Chicks several seasons ngo, revealed that h* arrived at the Admiralty group only a few v/ctks ago afler a swell but uneventful trip. "We me living In Icnts, three to a lent, and sleeping under mosquito netting," Oscar . said. "Strangely enough, no cases of malaria have been reported, and only one case of dengue fever (pronounced den-gay'j, . . . It's hot as Hell during the dnyi but the nlghls are cool enough'for one blanket. ' . "I lmve been appointed Judge Advocate of the General Court Martial. In addition, I'm legal officer for the receiving station. So I'm workln? like the diiuce. But I am enjoying every minute, and am hav- Ini; one doggone good time, despite all modern Inconveniences, and the several ancient ones found on this island." Lieut. Femller, who was In the law firm with the late Cecil Shane before he enlisted In the Navy "ahrt received a commission as Lieut lg revealed that Brother R. E. was on some island out there, but didn't know where. Hut he met Jimmy tj>e Brooks Clarence Webb, and Joe Pride Where nrc they? he asks. (Tlie last time I heard they were supposed to be on the Hawaiian Islands, near or on Oiiliu.i "Tell the unities', all the Courier crew, and post office gang 'Hello'." ASKS MOOT QUESTION Lieut. Jack O'Kcefe, stationed somewhere In India, is quite disturbed over an Important question which he a.sk.s in his recent letter as 1 follows: 30 June. 194-1 Dear J. P.: your column travels more than halfway around the world, but I'll confirm It anyway. J. P., 1 know your column was primarily concerned with sports, but at present I do not know of a greater sports you could write about .than the topic you hove been using since the war started. Since being in India I have woifc fd with quite a few boys from Mississippi County, but none 1ms lived In or close to Blytlieyllle. One thing I want to nsk you Is tliis: why can't my wife (the former Mks Evelyn Burn.s> sencj me the Blythcvillc Courier? Most certainly, I enjoy the "Dope Bucket", but I'm sure I'd enjoy the complete paper oiice In a while. Evelyn never falls to Include your column in every letter. Maybe that was u pointed question, J. P., but she says the Post Office won't permit her lo send the paper. Anyway, it's probably a postal regulation and If anybody knows you certainly would, Kec;; up the good work and we'll be back before anybody expects us. Sincerely, Jack. Postal regulations permit the mailing of papers up to 8 ounces by first class without a request. You may subscribe lo the Courier by such « request In writing to your wife, or anyone, who-In turn musi take 11 to the Courier office before they will be permittee! to have the paper sent to you. Before receiving his commission through Officer Candidate School, Jack was connected with the Highfill Cotton Company. He was quite active In Junior Chamber of Commerce work'. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Nashville 10 3 Atlanta 13" 5 Memphis 12 3 Mobile 8 11 Llltle Rock 7 11 Birmingham 7 12 Chattanooga 7 13 New Orleans 0 13 AMERICAN LEAGUE 1 W. L. SI. Louis . New York Boston . .. Cleveland . 51 41 46 .41 47 43 40 45 Detroit 45 48 41 44 42 47 x lu.ium gil probably already know Hint Cincinnati Chicago Washington ., .. Philadelphia 38 50 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 60 24 Pittsburgh 40 30 48 Pet, .842 /J32 .600 .421 .389 .308 .350 .310 Pet. .554 .529 .522 .506 .495 .482 .472 .438 Pet. .714 .501 .558 lawson, Mas In Tag Feature Will Grapple Allen And Canny Tonighf At Legion Arena Buck Lawson and Sergt chrh lielkas will combine their mat lal- cn s for the stupendous lask of polishing off a couple of touch hombre-s, Wild Bill Canny and Roy Alien on the feature or tonight's wrestling program at n, e American Legion arena. Whether Lav/son and the BAAP wrestling professor will be successful In tlieh- efforts 1$ another matter, for It so happens thai canny nnd Allen are about as formidable a pair of performers as Promoter Mike Meroney could find. Canny « particularly rough, as many a hapless opponent could attest, and Jils partner is no novice at the gentle art of bone-crushing. Lawson IIOK been around cauliflower row long enough to know most of the answers, however, and he undoubtedly will give im interesting, account of himself. Belkus, also long removed,from the amateur class, has'plenty of-convince™ in his Mile bug of tricks and Can-, ny and Allen are promised a warm session'In (lie battle pit. ' Two individual matches will open (lie show. 'The first will be a one- fall, 30-minutc lime limit scrap, between Belkas and Allen. The second one-faller will feature Canny against Lawson. , Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Birmingham. .Atlanta at Chattanooga, 'Nashville *t Mobile. .; New Orleans at Little Rock. KATIONAL LEAGUE I'ltlsbMrgb" pi BtoOltlyn; Ch(c??o Ot 'ff<w VpTk.- ' CJricJunatl at Phll.idpl' St. Louis at Boston. uoumr New York 41 45 .471 Philadelphia 37 47 440 Chicago 35 40 .432 Boston . ..-. so 50 .419 Brooklyn 35 51 .401 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN IEAGUE Birmingham 8-5, Memphis 1-11. Little Rock 3-1, New Orleans l-D. (Second game 10 innings.) Atlanta 8-0. Chattanooga 1-5. Nashville 5-12, Mobil el-7 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 4-9, Washington 3-5. Philadelphia 13-3, Detroit 3-2. New York 1-G, Chicago G-10. Boston 12-3. St. Louis 1-9. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 3-5, Boston 2-2. .Pittsburgh 7-9, Brooklyn 5-4. Chicago 1-10, New York- 4-12. Philadelphia 7-1, Cincinnati 0-2. In County Alter County Disgusted Citizens From Every Section Condemn the Tactics of the State-House Political Candidate and His Group of "Big Shot" Politicians! Circular Published and Distributed in Desha County Do You Make Up Your . OWN MIND? Or, Do You Let Others Do It For You We, a group of independent Democrat voters (not ruled by politicians) DENOUNCE The action of the Desha County Democratic Central . Committee and certain Desha County officials in endorsing any candidate in any Democratic Primary Election. Don't Let the Professional Politicians Control Your Vote THINK BEFORE YOU DECIDE This Circular Printed and Distributed by Friends and Supporters of . BEN LANEY (Candidate for Governor) In Desha County In The Interest Of Good Government -and Speaking of Endorsements- Mr, Political Candidate— Will You Tell the People Which, if Any, of the Four Living Governors (of the Seven Under Whom You Were Employed as Bookkeeper) Is Endorsing Your Candidacy? BEN LANEY for GOVERNOR This Ad Published by Washington County Friends of Sen Lam>y Without His Knowledge or Consent/ Pertinent Questions THAT DEMAND AN ANSWEtl! Tlie I'enple of 1'one County Waul To Know— WHO HAS AUTHORIZED State Employes to run about over the Slate trying to elccl a Governor? WHO HAS AUTHORIZED The use of Stnte cars anil slntc equipment to force Hie politicians' candidate down tlie throats of the people? WHO HAS AUTHORIZED Hfgh state officials to go about the State to put political pressure on honest county officials that they must support this or that candidate for this or thut office? MK. SIMS IS NO LONGER ON THE STATE PAYROLL— Why should State Employes and high Stnte Officials be permitted or who is forcing them to campaign for Sims when he has no control over state em- ployes today? WHAT KIND OF A THADE HAH BEEN MADE? Why should taxpayers' money be spent to elect ANY official to public office? IS IT TRUE, MR. SIMS As Free anil Independent Citizens ThcJ'coplc Huvc a Uight To Know The Answers! —Pope County Friends of Ben. LancS', without Ills knowledge. Reproduction of Ad in Russcllvillc Courier, July 21, 19U —Political Advertisement WRESTLING Legion Hut. Monday, July 24, 8;30 p. m. Ann* la Aaeric*. at the Legion Arena ETtr ? Monday from « p. ta. on, TAG MATCH CANNY & ALLEN . vs. . ; ' LAWSON & BELKAS 2 36.mli]. Preliminaries Sgt. CHRIS BELKAS ROY ALLEN BILL CANNY BUCK LAWSON Cyooa The fury and flare of the campaign is already 'dying 'down.' \ \ , The tumors and wiles of the opposition have had their day. The sanity of our people has held fast. _ y.v Men and women over the State "•• ~ have assured me of their support in tones and spirit that cannot \ be shaken. .\ "•-**• I await the result of the election witli confidence and appreciation in my heart for friendship, and support that I shall never forget. •t " ;N Sincerely, y^iii •jruwriaht-

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