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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 4, 1944
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1944 Ring Rivals Fight To Help Sale of Bonds YORK, Aug. 4 (U.P.)-Tlie 3«t money scrap in boxkig liis- ' takes place tonight at Madlsou 1 Square Garden, and tlie principals I don't get a penny, nor docs the ^promoter, or tlte preliminary fight- •ers. The box office grab goes to j Uncle Sam, dowli to the last penny. , When the second Tmmey-Dcm>- sey heavyweight title scraji at Chicago in 1927 netler more than $2,; COO.OM, that was considered an all' time record. > But tonight's fight may reach : Uie fabulous figure of 50 million ; dollars, and it Isn't even a clmm- jlDnshlp botil. Tiie contenders me: .. "In this corner, Pvt. Bob Mont! gomery of Kcesler Field, Miss., New .:York lightweight cliamnion. And in • this corner, ex-champion Pvt. Bean Jack, of Fort Bciintng, Oa." , Admission lo this fourth Montgomery-Jack tumble is by war bond .purchase only. And (lie prices range from 525 to $105,000. These two Negroes have tossed 1 the New York version of the lij'it.- • weight title track and foith to cadi • other like "-a shuttlecock. '• ' Beau, the ex-Georgia shoeshine boy, put his title on Hie block Insc 'May 21, anrt nob won it decisively. Then they ivere rernatched, and the turnstiles clicked to the tune of some $00.000. It was Jack's turn. He won the second match unan- i imously. "Bob-cat" Boh couldn't .ieem to Inml them sqimrcly that night. . jrsj'tJ :' The fans were confused. They ; couldn't make up their minds I which boy was the lightweight 'king. So they yere rematched r.n March 3 of this year. And I his , time, Montgomery took the fisuc ' plum. fcj6*\?" Uncle Sat » stepped in with , ivw&.-Jjple of nice engraved invita- tttiis. And Bob and Beau are doing their fighting for the Old Mnn With the Whiskers tonight. The ; crown is not in the balance. But the stakes are the highest they've ever been, they're fighting for money that will build tanks and suns. Nashville Maintains Margin In Southern By United Vress Only three games were played in the Southern Association last night, with a scheduled double bill between Little Rock and New Orleans being ; rained out after the first game went 11 Innings, winding up in an 8-nll tie iti the midst of a rainstorm. . The Atlanta Crackers cut loose 'with 17 base hits to smother the Chattanooga Lookouts, 11 to 2. 'Francis Cronin turned In a seven- hit pitching job. for the Crackers. It. was his 10th victory against five defeats. '"Meanwhile, ' tlie" Nashville' Vbt maintained their three-game hold on the league's lead by turning back ; the Mobile Bears, 7 to 2. Birmingham scored a run in the inning to defeat the third Memphis Chicks, 7 to 6. OAIiDEN STATE GATE UP i •. ' CAMDEN, N. J.—Attendance a I Garden State Park shows an increase ol 70 per cent over 19«. Hunting Improvements To Be Discussed Here Members from every town and community In the county are expected to attend the Important nieeting,of the Mississippi County Wildlife Federation tonight at the Court House, starting at 8 o'clock. President R. A. Nelson pointed out the Importance of this session since several items of business arc to be discussed. Most Important is the proposal to create more duck hunting facilities at Big Lake to take care of the expected Increased number of potential hunters among reluming service men. "It Is expedient Dial we start this project immediately," he said. "There Is much work to do and maybe just a short time to get it completed before it will be needed, I am urging that every member, and others who are Interested In the recreational welfare of our returning boys, ai- tend this meeting." Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville Atlanta Memphis Little Rock Mobile New Orleans Birmingham Chatlanooga NATIONAL W. L. 17 St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago New York Boston Philadelphia . ... Brooklyn AMERICAN St. Louis Boston Ne\v York Cleveland . ... Detroit Chicago Philadelphia. . Washington . — 11 — 12 20 .... 12 10 .... 12 IB 9 23 LEAGUE W. L. .... 'II 2G .... 54 42 SO 42 .... 44 57 46 51 .... 39 50 .... 37 55 38 GO LEAGUE W. L. 59 42 52 4G 50 4G 51 51 40 50 49 50 -15 5C 42 50 Pet. .811 .733 .033 .393 .374 .381 .387 .281 Pet. .732 .503 .543 .484 .474 .411 .402 .388 Pet. .584 .531 .521 .500 .495 .405 .-HG .429 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham 7, Memphis 0. Little Rock at New Orleans, rain Atlanta 11, Chatlanooga 2. Nashville. 7, Mobile 2. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 15, Pittsburgh 2. Chicago C-7, Brooklyn 2-1. (Only games scheduled). AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 3-5, Cleveland 2-1. (Only games scheduled). Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham at Memphis, night. Chatlanooga at Atlanta. Little Rock at New Orleans. JUobile at Nashville. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago at Pittsburgh, nl«ht. Boston lit Brooklyn, night. Philadelphia at New York, night. St. Louis at Cincinnati, night AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Boston, two. Cleveland at Chicago. New York at Philadelphia, night Only games scheduled. Melting point of low carbon steel is about 2700 degrees p. Chicago Ousts Giants From First Division HV United l'i-cs-i The ciilrniM Cubs, the lifeless Bruins who rioiuulerecl in (lie cellar (luring (lie (j, u pai . ( of (hc season, have broken Into tlie National League's first division. They hnnded the CliniUs n second division ticket. It was n bad day Cor both Brooklyn nml New York The Bruins thel r victory siring to nine. bcalln<; (t le lirookl'yn Dodgers twice, G to "i. :n,,| 7 to 1. Leftv Bob Cliipman. the pitcher the Doilqers traded to Hie "Subs linnded the limns the defeat In die first fame, nnd rjltuicte Passcaii haiullccl the -ifieriiieee. Bill Nicliutsrm i )0 ]t e d two fonr- Ijngfiei-s, one In each contest, and grabbed the major league home run crown. He took the lead from Mel OH, lhe Giants manager, after hitting Ills 23nl homer. In Uie only other National League same, lhe St. I.oiils Cardi- niils elonlccl the Pittsburgh Pirnlcs for a 15 (o a decision. They laid down an IB-hit banase off southpaws Preacher Roe and Art Cnc- curullo. Ted Wilks. ace of the St. I mils stall, added nnollier win to his string, making it read 10 to 1. In the American League, Uie. Clncaiio White Sox look two from the Cleveland Indians and moved into a tie with Delroll for tilth place. John Dicksliot's stick work helped Bill Dietrich dm Ik up his 13th win. Dlckshol started n rally In the ninth, v.-ilh (he score Ued al iwc- a 1. lo gice the Wliilc Sox a 3 to 2 victory. The pnle hose came from behind in the nightcap. They backed Orval Grove with a five-run rally in the seventh and eighth innings (o win 5 to 1. Youths Escape School; Three Are Recaptured PINE BLUFF, Ark., AllR. 4. (UP) —Arkansas la\v enforcement officers are continuing their search for six of nine yowlis who escaped from the Arkansas Boys' Industrial School at Pine JJJiiff early today. Three of the youths were captured at 4 o'clock this morning, three hours after the break. School officials say the youths escaped from the institution by climbing to tlie attic of the dormitory and then descending n stairway in an adjoining building alter breaking a lock on the door. Slill al large were James Vauglm of Georgia; Ralph Webb of Fovt Smith; Louis Townslcy of Tennessee. Tommy Hucldlcston ol Walnut Ridge; H, P. Brown of Little Rock and Jack Jones of Hot Springs. The captured youths are Robert Wallace of Georgia; Albert Cagcr of Junclion City, and Edward Adams of Pelsor. BLYTHEVLLLB (ARK.); .COURffiK NEWS DOPE BUCKET BY J. P. FHIKMB Funds Exhausted LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 4 (U.P.)— The Arkansas Children's Home imd Hospital neecU money. Superintendent Ruth Bcall says that although Uie institution is up to date in all its bills at the present, that no more money is available. NKW SECTION HEARD First news nnd hiforimtllon about New Zealand slnci 1 World War 11 got under way was received nl this deinii tmenl tilts week with the in- lerestiinj letter from 1'vl. Alvy G. Hready. Son of Mr. nnd Mrs. A. A. lirendy, R. 3, Alvy Is « veteran cnm- pnlgner, having been lu the service before I'eur) Harbor, it wasn't long after the sitenk HlUick Hint he wivs on his ivay In (he Pacific ivhero he has been ever since. His pvcsenl location is not revealed for obvious reasons. That he must luive liked the people, especially one. Is proved by (he fact Ihnl he wns married overseas. He docs not reveal her name but (iocs make mention of the "big event." The letter hi full follows: Pvt. Alvy O. Brcndy 25th Dlv. M. P. Plat APO 25, 'JJI'M San Francisco. South Pacific 1Mb J. P.: •Iliounlit 1 would drop you a fcv,' lines to say you nre doing a swell Job in writing the "Dope Unckct." I'm sure the Dlytheville boys, wherever they ma v be. always find the "Hope Bucket" very Interesting as 1 do. 1 nlways read it (o find mil where some of lh e home town boys are. I notice that lots of the boys can tell where they are stationed. That is one IhitiR we cnn not put 7ii our letters' However, we are allowed to say that we have been in combat in Guadalcanal nnd New Georgia. And also that we are In the 25th Infantry Division, having been before Oct. 1, 1041. part of tli e Hawaiian Department. Oh, yes, there wns lhe bailie of "Queen Slrect" in Aveplnnd, New Zealand. Course, 1 won't go Into lhe details about thai. But afler having been in the jungles so long you will have a «ood Idea whal it is all about I tOiess I can say I. held my own In that battle, us I got "hitched" while our division was there LIKES NKW ZKALANDEKS What Is New Zealand like? Well 1 can sny it's a mighty s « e n ,,!„„; nnd the people there were wonderful to "us Yanks". Most of our boys have been overseas 2-Q years. Most of my outfit have more than (hree yours We I often speak of the Slates ns the "old country", or same foreign place. By the way, "we Rebels" and (hem there "Yankees" still fight the civil war. And take It from me, (here is one guy pitching for good old Arkansas, and n grand plac c by (he name of Bly- Incyil.e. Just give me that place any day and I'll be satisfied. •*».'• J ' P ' m!l > ll)c J'O" will be nt>e lo unravel this mess. It's n helluva loii a way down here. Just wanted to say "hello" and lhat I I.i'lunil MrCamlU'.ss enjoy wading (b c "Dope Mucker, which was the chief purpose of this leltcr. even If j ,||<j gc |, off the subject. I'll sign off here. Thanks again for the "Dope Bucket", and keep It coming. Thank Sincerely, A lilythevllle Soldier, Alvy a. Brcady. you. Alvy, for "them' kind words. We shall be looking forward lo the end of this conflict when you nnd lhe rest of (lie boys can come home. We shall be especially mvaltlng your arrival so ns to meet your bride. EX-COACH IS WOUNDED Pfc. LclniKl A. McCnndle.wi, who served as assistant under Head Coach Jo c Dlldj' for n couple of seasons and went to Wynne to become nthletic director, was listed ns a casualty | n the European .theater in a recent War Department list. The extent of his wounds Is unknown. His wife nnd son live in Wynne. . . . Two former Norlh- •aolf Players From Post Will Meet Jonesboro The DAAF Oolf Team will Journey to Jonesboro, Ark., Bmulny for. games with the Country club Icum of that city. Eight officers nnd men, led by l,t. lllll Adams, former coach at Arkansas Slnte College (it Jonesboro. now physical training director here, will camped 1 In (he irmtcln Roosters Club Formed By fx-7aycee Members Seven members of' lhe Junior Chuinbei 1 of Commerce who hnve reached the UK? limit of thtil group met Tuesday night and lor. iimkitfd n locnl clni|i(«r of the KK- hnustcd Ifooslfi's chlb, which will be affiliated with the nndomil or- ganizatlon of former Jaycee iiinu- befs. The business meellng planned fin lust week nt Motel Noble was postponed to Tuesday nl^hl when Hie tsroup met ul the home of Umlc Isaacs, temporary fhnlnmin. Charter members in addition lo Mr. Ismic.s- nre 1,,'W. D.ivls, former Juyccc. president, Harry llo- BIIII, P, W. McOhce, Jamie 'I 1 . Fox, Auutlc Henry, nnd Philip Applp- liaiun, former Osccolu Jnycc-e member. Tin! group is working toward n i|iiota of 50 members. Next meeting of the new club will be held Aug. 15 at the home of I lurry llognn. crs, Frank Mnncusca and Tommy Turner, nre now major Icniiui 1 Icammalcs. Hack in 1937 Mnnciiso cnught for the Blylhevlllc Cllnnts nml Turner wn§ backstop nl Cn- nilhersvllle. Frank reached lhe MB show via the Western Association when the St. Louis Drowns took over the Miiskoijec. Okln., franchise. He was formed to San Anloulo, Texns, or the Tesns League, 'joined the Army, received n medical discharge because of an Injury d'H'h'B n parachute jump. and rejoined the Brownies lo become riret catcher. . Turner's career somewhat pnrnl- lek Hint of Frnnke. Owned by lhe St. Louis Canllnnls Tommy wns sent to Houston, Toxns, also of the Texas Lenyue, and dove-loped so fast that (he Chicago White Sox drnfled him from under the Red Birds' noses. Because of experienced Mike Tresh, he was unable lo break In consistently and hns seen JItlle nation. Over In St. Louie Turner mn v find Ihu snme silun- llon. This boy Mnnciiso has been dolni; n mlp.hty swell Job. Locnl fans arc pulling for the Drowns to gel In their first Wofld Series. Movie Profits Return To GIs Soldiers Sec Shows Then Get Money Back For Athletic Goods The BAAF Post Thenler Is the plnt-e whore a soldier cute hi* coke mid huii It loo. It Is there that he sees the movie Industry's latest nnd best films in mi admission price of only l!j mils. Then, (ho Army Immediately (jlvfs him his money bae.k, fov Ihn profit* of Hit! i'ost 'f lienter are sent lo Washington each month mid nix- Immediately re-ap|>oriloncd to this Held for use in the purchase of athletic supplies nnri for pro- mitlon of other morale-building w-UvIUes. "Tlinnkn lo the coaiicraMon we've received from Hollywood, (he Army Theater Projji'iim Is ft Uii|>c siic-" says Ucul. Hugh Kldrldge, post (beater officer. "Soldiers usually see a new Him about s l>s months before m <Mt civilians rto, in fuel, (he movie people see to It I hill 11 film Is sent to some Army IhcnU'i- within (wo weeks after Us ' premiere. We get the cream of (he crop nf movies and, In addition, the money we get buck from (he Army Theater Fund Is no small Mem. it's ljoucht a lot of athletic equipment and made passible a number of iccrciUloiwI racilitles here." The I1AAP Theater Is operated under the supervision of the Spc- Cilnl Service.*! Office, with Mciilcn- |Knl Eldrldp.e in active charge. All I employees me soldiers who have j volunteered lo "work the shows" in lliclr spnrc (hue. They get paid wclra for Ihelr work as ushers, projectionists and ticket lakers mill ar e on duly nl Ihc theater l 5 3D to 10 o'clock six night* a week. "Thanks lo the men who mapped out the Army Thenler Program, (he movies .rale (ops In sokllcr- I'ccrcalion," asserts Llculcimnl Elrtrldge: "The only difficulty we experience l.s lit turning mvny civil- inns who wnni to attend ourshows We cnn'l let them In and (hat's all Mere Is to it, for regulations' state' that only soldiers, members of. their household, and civilians living on the post are eligible to attend the theater." . . cast Arkansas League rival catch- much on his account. , NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites msy be ruining your property. Call m« f(K check-up without cost or obligation. BATS, MICE AND ROACH CONTROL GUARANTEED WORK H. C. BLANKENSHIP IN E. Kentucky M ZJU R*»d Courier Sews w»ni TANK Fighting tanks need fighting lubricants -lubricants that will fight heat- keep 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 WEAR WITH To give your car the same, sure protection, get Sinclair lubricants from your Sinclair Dealer. To protect your engine, for example, he offers Sinclair Opaline Moto:. 1 Oil. This famous oii stands up longer and lubricates better'because it is both de-waxed and de-jellied. UseSinclair Opaline to .keep your car. rolling. B. J. ALLEN Aferi FREE WRESTLING 8:30 P.M. MATCH Monday, Aug. 7th Mississippi TWO BIG MATCHES! TWO HOURS OF WRESTLING! Moved from American Legion Arena for this night only as part of Big Political Rally ! ! ! All County Candidates Invited YOURS FOR SERVICK MRS. E, W. FROST Ciiiidkliilc for Ilc-Rlcclion Democratic National CommUtcGwomnii CHICKASAW V/txt Main Near Zlsl St. Sat. «tart» lZ:<ri; Ban. .tarti 1M NlRlit shows 5:45 Except Momlay, opens 6:45 Coiitinuotu BliDws gti. and Sun. Principal Speaker Dwight H. Blackwood -Candidate for- County and Probate Judge Come and Bring Your Friends to Hear the Politicolfssues? Friday and Saturday. .. Double Feature THE FIGHTING VALLEY with Tins Tuxus lijiiiRtre i nml "CALLING ALL HUSBANDS" wltb Ci:orfii! Tobias Sl'.HIAl,: "Ailvcnlincs of llm Flylnj; Ciiilcls" Comedy THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Hox Office Opens 8-Sliow Starts at 8:15. • SATIJUBAVS & SUNDAYS' Hox Office Opeiw 1 Show Starts 1:15 Lnst Timt* Today "HENRY ALDRICH BOY SCOUT" with Jimmy Lyflon as Henry Aid rich "Attack" (Battle of New Britain) Released thrnueh OWI as actually photographed by u. s. Signal Corps. This Is a M-mlnutc short feature released through lhe Office of War Information to Iw shown to our patrons without cjxlra cost! 1'AHAMOUNT NKWS Saturday "WESTWARD BOUND" with' Ken Mnyiiard * iloot Gibson'- 3rd ClIAl'Tlill: "The Three Mils': kclcers. 1 ' l!iU[iir Kennedy Cnmcily Saturday OWL SHOW "SWEETHEARTS OF THE U.S. A." with Una Alerliel * itoiuM Novls Hclccled Short Sunday and Monday 'HIGHER AND HIGHER' All Star Cast HKO News ,t Comedy Sunday and Monday "YOU WERE NEVER LOVELIER" willi Itllu Hiiyivorlh & Fretl Aslalrc Universal News Comctly ™ 1 ^•••"•^•—•tai New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 I'. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Friday "THUNDERING GUN SLINGER" with Busier Crabbc * At St. John SEHIAL & SHOUT Saturday 'SILVER CITY RAIDER" Dilll Russell llaydcn >t Bob Wills SERIAL i- SHOUT Saturday OWL SHOW 'PORT OF 40 THIEVES' with A Re-public Thriller Selected Short Sunday and Monday "FOUR JILLS AND A JEEP" with Kay Francis & Carole Laiidis Fox News'& Shcrt Open 7:30 Show Start* 7:45 Friday and Saturday Empty Holsters v,i 111 Die It Ftmm SKIUAL: "Desert Hawk" Saturday Midnight Show The Ghost- That Walks Alone' Willl Arthur Lake * Janis Carter Selected Slinrts Sunday and Monday "I'm a swing-shift Cinderella now I" ANNSOTHERN JEAN ROGE«S; CONNIE Giicmmr JOHN QOAIEN KAY MEDFOKD' THE WIERE UOS,' Oi'Tinal SCT»M Play Toy Mary C. McCall, //,' or.d Robert HalH • DltBrtxl by NCRMANi Z. McUOD • Pnxlund by GEOSGE HAIOIT'; I'aramount News Short

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