The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 16, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 16, 1944
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PAGE SIX BLY1HEVJLL1I (ABK.), (JOUBIEB Stephens' Homer Defeats Boston St. Louis Browns Come From Behind ' In 6 to 5 Win ' . ' By United Press Shortstop Vern Stephens smashed a home run with the bases loaded to give the St. Louts Browns n 6 lo 5 triumph over Boston, and put them • slx-'and-one-hnif. games Jn front. The Browns were behind 5 to 2 when Vern drove his Hlh homer Into the left field stands. ;The Detroit Tigers pushed a run across in the nth Inning to beat the Athletics, 3 to 2. Hal Ncwhoiis- CT won his 19th game in this extra-long battle, after relieving 19- ganiQ winner Dizzy Trout, Veteran Frnnktc Croselt! slammed out, his first home run of the season to back Bill Zuter's three lilt pitching effort. 'Ihc Yanks beat the Chicago White Sox. 3 lo !. Zuber allowed only one safe hit in the lost eight Innings. 'Dutch Leonard of Washington and Al Smith of Cleveland staged ah extra-Inning pitcher's battle. The Indians broke Hie Ice In the 12th and pushed over one run lo beat Washington, 1 to 0. 'In the National League the weather and the Chicago Cubs combined to defeat Ihe Philadelphia Phils, 4 to 1. The Chicago Bruins were declared winners when rain halted the game at the curt of six Innings. The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Braves, .7 to 5, but lost the services of outfielder Frank Colman. Cohnan—who hit four lioijj runs In Ihree days last week—ran Into the wall trying for a fly ball. He had to be carried from the field. , The Cincinnati Reds crawled all over Giant pitcher Harry Fcldman, scoring four runs in the last three innings to defeat New York, 0 to 3. Eric Lombardl bashed out n New York home run with none on In Ihe fifth Inning. . The SI. Louis Cardfnnls put lead- Ing percentage pitcher Ted Wtlks ngnlnst the -cellar-dwelling Dodgers from Brooklyn. Young Wllks pitched the Cards lo a 0 lo 3 win. He allowed only si xhlts in beating the lowly Dodgers. Zarilla Finally Gets Chance Big-Time Boxing Witt Club 10 Runs Behind, and l^S Browns Catch Fire With Him Hy HAKKV GRAVSON NBA Snorts Kdllor NEW YORK, — St. Louis heat? Pitchers facing the St. Louis Browns these clays will tell you that it's not the humidity. Jl's Allen Lee Znrllln. Zarilln was not employed regularly when Ihc Red Sax dropped Into St. Ijouls, July 22. Red Hayworth had been called home due to the serious Illness of his mother, so Zarllla caught batting practice. 'Iheii he worked out at third base In plnce of MnrJt Chrlstmnn. would do anything to play. Dut 2ekc Zarllla, as the follows call him, did not get an opportunity lo perform In the front line until Tex Hughson had Hie Drowns beaten, 10-0, In the fifth Inning of Ihc first, hnl[ of a double-header, July 23. Mill Byrnes had a pleurisy pain In Ills .shoulder. Luke Seirell decided to give him a rest. In went Zarllla, a left-hand JKJW- cr hitler slandlng 5 feel 11 and weighing 185 pounds. He singled twice oft llughson, and Manager Scwell considered It such a good Idea that he kept him in left field for PGA Eliminates Stymie Hazard In '44 Matches SPOKANE, Wash., Avig. 10. (UP) —The Professional Golfers'- Association has eliminated the stymie from Its 1944 championship match, now under way at S|M>kiine, \ynsh. .In most major meets golfers are faced with the iiroblem of losing a hole, and, consequently, maybe the match, Because of an obstructing ball on the green. There have been times when lop- drawer, golfers have ivmshled n shot onto the green only to find un opposition ball blocking the road lo the cup. Such a situation calls for figuring. The better golfers, when faced with this situation, curve their ballso the sphere will roll around the enemy pellet and, they hope, Into the cup. One' or the spectacular golfing feats is the "jump shot"— consisting of "jumping", the ball over,.'the enemy-ball: ami -Jiito .the hole. ~ ' '' ' i3uch shots have added flavor lo the popular American sport. But now they're done away with, at the PGA tourney anyway. This golf group may be setting an example which other meets will follow. : The j'oung of the black bear are no larger than a cantaloupe when bo'rn. JIOMK KUN DKCHIKS FI/AC! Zarilla manufactured two more soll,| hits In the nightcap for four out of five for the dny, and has been at It ever since. The Browns caught lire with him. They made It nine straight when he drove ,1 Hank norowy pitch Into the right field stands of Yankee Stadium In the ninth in- ilng as the Browns opened their key series (here. Tlmt blow probably decided the American League icnnant. Zcke butted in the first run, figured in the scoring of another the ollowing afternoon as Drnny Cialc- louse shut wit the Yanks. 3-0, for lie Broiins' 10t)i straight iin-J a 191-1 American League record. Zarllla's butting average rapidly skyrocketed above .300 (o bo the only one of that caliber on the club. He batted bctlcr than .COO In sparking (lie Browns on their winning streak. WIGHT OUT or iiKiii .SCHOOL Zarllla is a pleasant, round-faced Los Angeles boy with blnck hair, !recn eyes and an Irish pug nose, His father Is an Italian, his mother Irish. He innrrlccl a high school classmate, Virginia Cnllahun, nnrt ihey Imvc a thrcc-ycnr-olil ilaugh- .er. The Cubs had Zarilln when he played with Ihc Cntnllm Islanders n 1937. but forgot nbuut him when he broke his ankle. Jack Fonrnlcr signed him for the Browns right out of high school und he was in three training camps in 1038 before he found a manager Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L, Pet. Atlanta . .'. 30' 12 .714 Nashville 20 M .G74 Memphis 25 16 .610 New Orleans i. in 25 .132 Lllllc Rock 17 2-1 .-IIS nil mingham 17 25 .105 Mobile 18 '26 .-109 Chattanoogn IS 28 .349 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. St. Louis 67 45 .598 Boston ,.GQf51 ,-;£4l Detroit -. -i ;.«.-, .,.,.. •58-'52 L "- ; .(i2i New York '.. '57 • -52 ' .523 Cleveland 54 G(F''*.'4T4 Chicago B2 59 ,408 Philadelphia 51 O'l .441 Washington 47 63 .427 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. St. Louis 79 28 .738 Cincinnati 61 45 .575 Pittsburgh 01 45 .575 m+<//M Wf^^-MJ- W 1 ^jipt fe-^w^. &v_.'.; • jtfiM 4> '4'ffl^»3w" $&$&$ \vB'<t^&% \i^m^^S'A fc^^^B V- ''£•'•,£)/ v^ F^Bgw/ffife \*Jjjm$$i : ipfeiltf l*2»iam Al Zarilla . who wnntcd hi Northeast Arki he batted .335. to the Hvniigc in ':I9 witli u .300 for Helen ton Stales in Moving up tr hit .2110 lu '4 .211 in '42. ] drop. The T league, no g< h liter. The « right field at Anyway, Zii .373 . ill 57 gal being called season, lie is chaser of fni and never sto Dcniie Husl fered the Bio\ Iiist spring. M npolls topped Thcv'II tnkc So will the Yesterc SO1IT1 Night Kiunrs Niishville 2, Mobile 4, Al (Only gfuncs Aiii:iii St. Louis G, New York 3, Detroit 3, I niugs. Ctavelnnil ), /'•',;\' NAT10 "clitciigii 4... I cd.-cn<l of .six Nlgbl gaiiiS Cincinnati ii Pittsburgh 7 St. Louis 6, New York Philadelphia Boston . . . .SI. l.ouis where of Ihe (Jot- but plummeted to can't e\pliiin Ihe *as is a pilcliers good for fi left-hanc wind blows in Iron parks. i, now 24, battel for Toledo neforr Lhu Browns las In Ky W11.UAA1 \V. IMTTKRHON IJnifpil I'i'css Staff Correspondent JACKSONVILLE, Fin. (UP)— M- cr pulling n nip Van Winkle for lie past hulf-ccnlury, utg-Uinc box- 118 Is loduy staging n cojnc-bnck Ji) Jacksonville and Florida. Before Die turn of (lie century, Jacksonville was noted UK n good Ifc'hl (own. High |K>inl of those ;ood old diiys wns when Jnincs ,J G'orljelt bout Charley Mitchell In only three rounds. That was Jan. 25, 1891, and from that day to Jusl n few weeks ago, boxing In Jack- ionvllle wns very droopy, Indeed. In the inlei-vcnlng years, Hie torch if boxing was loft to Miami and ttimpa !o bear. The Jack Slinrkcy- 'Yoimg" Slrlbllni; match In Miami on Feb. 27, 1020, attracted a crowd )l 40,000 people and a $405,000 gate. Then genial, roly-poly promoter id matchmaker Jack Lakcn of Philadelphia, Pa., came to town UK! Jacksonville fitiw' hopes rose )f Iholv fnvorltc sport recovering Us former rotjusl health. Novii Tnok Decision WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1C, 1944 DOPE BUCKET BY J. p. FRUND MAKES (J(K)I) IMI'KKSSION One of (lie lilgliciil compliments that hiis been paid Hlylhevlllc High School athletic teams In the past Is their conduct while away from home, It has been highly gnitify- Ing to hear the very compllmentiiry tributes that have come from hotel malingers and proprietors of v»- rlous restaurants In cities where the Chick teams have played. Without exception all have been practically the same; that the Blyihevllle team; have not only been orderly In and out of their rooms but have refrained from the customary habit of "inadvertently" Including" towels, silverware mid oilier souvenirs umong their personal belongings. Especially have glowing boucrucls Imvc hurled at Pine lilulf and Ltl- For his first card's headlined tic Rock, who once refused to take Lakcii stacked 13111 Petcrscn, any high school learns. Onto the lilck.s gained admission there was Ule doubt afterwards. That these Ijoys continue to bc- i't-yesr-olrt Chlcagoan, up against Lim Novri, (Iccp-brenthljig Yoglmnn of Oakland, Cal, Nova look the ges' decision from the Chicago cx-soldlcr at [he end of the ten rounds. While local sports writers concurred with the judges that it was Nova's fight throughout, many fans booed and shouted their belief that Prtcrsen »t least .should have been given u driuv. Enconrnecd by the funs' reaction, Laken Imkoed Pctersen for a second show two weeks later, this time lo meet Cimmar Barlund, the Finnish heavy who makes his home at New York. The Finnish Frankenstein monster lobbed a lot of heavy punches Into Pclcrjscn'A mid-section and tucked Bill away In the eighth roim,i with n limil right loathe breadbasket, That final trip to:the canvas was Die fifth for Peterson n three rounds. Barlund knocked him down twice hi the sixth :nnd twice In Ihe seventh. ' The man who save Billy Conn his first M professional fights, Lnk- cn has declared he's In Jacksonville to succeed. 7Ie's signed a contract with the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Post ICSfl. to put on 20 fights In Jacksonville under Ihelr auspices. Also holder of a Miami, Fla., license. Ijtikcn is planning big things lor tlic Magic City come next tour- 1st .season. Lale in January, 1945, .he says lie will bring the No. 1 fair speed, throws well mini In the heavyweight division I down to Miami lo light some Hush of Indianapolis of- worthy opponent. Lakcn's Miami Browns $10,000 for Xurilln cards arc sponsored by Harvey Iiist spring. Mike Kellcy'of Mlnne-| Seeds Post. No. 4, American Legion. Nashville Vois Gain Full Game. In The Southern' Bv United Trc-ss , Only two games were played In the Southern Association last night, with the Nashville Vols defeating the Chattanooga Lookouts, 2 to 1, to gain n full enmc on the Atlanta Crackers. The victory left the Vols only a game an ( | a half out of first place. 'Ihe Nashville-Chattanooga affair ivns scheduled to be n double header, Initij'aiti washed out the .sec ond guirie'before It could : get nfider wny. ,. -..•'...- . ..-- •• ' Atlanta dropped a tough contest In the Mobile Hears, 4 to 3. The game was called nl the cud of the eighth inning by mutual agreement In permit the Crackers to make train connections. in- LK.UiUl'l .I'lilliidcriihliv' i; (Call i^ '-i-iiiji; ; .. % - ;: "''•"•"• '" Chicago 48 55 .466 50 fiO .-155 42 62 .40-1 -13 65 .398 Brooklyn 43 67 Motor buses traveling between liagdad and Damascus have 18 .301 wheels and are 63 feel long. Have a "Coke"=Welcome back ,.. or giving a returned soldier a taste of home To soldiers overseas, Coca-Cola is a reminder of home. To soldiers at home on furlough, "Coke" is part of the old familiar way of living- With frosty bottles of "Coke" on hand, offering a man in uniform a refreshing welcome is an easy matter. Have a. "Coke" is always the hospitable thirjg to say. In many lands overseas, as in your own living room, Coca-Cola stands for the fame that rtjresbes,—hz$ become a happy symbol of hospitality, lOlHtO UNDEK MITHORITY OF IHt COCA-COU COMPANY U COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO." ol BLYTHEVILLE . c-'s Coca-Cola It's natural for popular names i to acquire friendly abbtcvia. I tions. That's why you heat i Coca-Cola called "Coke", ways have a home to come to ' SI-:ASO.\ "We fire all very busy Just now as Ihe fruit season is In full swim* "Well, I'm afraid I'll have u> finish now. There Is lets of news I would like to tell you, but the censor wouldn't permit it, to write Edgar now. "liotli my husband and daughtci Join UK in wishing you all the best We certainly would like lo hear Irom you whenever you have lime to write. With our kind regards, I'll s-.iy 'cheerio'." "Prom "Auilivy M. Spragg." I'.dKin- recently, wrote me from n fox hci'.o in France. S, II was hi' invoiil.;. In the Medical del he lws been iiEsigned to nn <., „ team mid snid he nlrondy had'niany experiences too horribic to cvcii :ive themselves and act like per- cct 1,'enllemen even on foreign will indicated In a letter received Ijy C. Cain from a British mother. Ir. Cain's only son, Edgar, who ervcd u-llh the C'hlcks at guard iirinj; Hie greni conference cham- ioiishlp days of I040--I1, was tiil- eled with the English family when !lrst arrived overseas and liis fine (induct with them prompted the intterlng letter which follows: 27 Rynal Street Evcrsham, Worcester, July 25, 13-H. )ear Mr. Cain: "I expect you will wonder whom Ills letter coulci he from. Well, I vlll tell you. When Edgar first I nine across hero he »ns billeted vlth Miiiipd stayed lor a period, lie old (is quite a lot altotit you all and nltl iuw he would like me to write o you. I expect you hear' from him Ince lie has been In France. We lear iiiiitc often, He is well and iaup>' to be Uicrc. •'AMIl,Y MISSUS IIISI "It wns lovely having him stay vitli us, and believe me, we did miss ilin when he went away. You must, eel awfully proud of him. I'm sure s-e had taken to him .is If lie hart jcen our own for lie Is such a tinict, itcady fellow. You sec. we have mly one child. Her name is Eileen. She is hoping to get in the Wrens u September. Although she is in reserved occupation, lint nothing make her change her inlnil as nost of her friends arc in one of the services. She will be awfully disap- rainteci if the war ends before she ;cts a chance to do her bit. We both live our voluntary services to the forces canteen. "While- Edgar was with us we nil md sonic really good times togcth- :r. 1 received another letter from ilm yesterday and he Is living iiv iO]ics of spending a few days with us again before lie cocr. home, which won't te long if they keep np the ;ood wurk. I don't know if this will be possible, but «•; arc looking forward to It, nnd will lie awfully disappointed if It doesn't cnmc oft. Edwill never Ire without friends I while he is on this slric, and if he gets a chance of a break he will al- think about, much less write of. He appeared to be in r.xrcllent spirits There was a certain rlui; in his tet- ter of an ting to come home. immediate chance of [;ct- Tociay's Games SOUTHERN I.KAOIIE Memphis at New Orleans, two. Atlanta nt Nashville. Chattanoo(;a at Mobile. Little Hock at BinnliiKhnin. NATION/IT, LEAGUE Boston at Chicago. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at Cincinnati. New York at, St. Louis, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chlcngo nl Washington, night. St. I.ouis at Philadelphia, night. Cleveland at New York. Detroit at Boston. Ill Marshal At Danville To face Murder Charge DANVILLE. Ark., Auf. 1C (UP) — Charges of first degree murder have been filed by District Prosecutor li. M. J'rlddy against clly jnai'shiil Itiley Moss of Danville. Moss Is being held for hearing Aug. W in connection with the fatal shooting of Pvt, Floyd O. Havener on a street in Danville Saturday afternoon. Havener said to have been on his way home 12 miles west of Danville was shot during an argument with Moss. Negro Fined For Attack Albert Ben, TO-year-old Negro, plead guilty in Municipal Court yesterday lo charges of. assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a knife attack on a Negro .soldier last week. Ben, who walked Into the Clly hall Monday and sunendered to police officers, admitting his unlit, was said by police to have been In an argument with the soldier identified as Private Hall, stationed at the Hlylhcvillc Army Air Field, The two men argued in an Ash Mrcet cafe then went out into (lie street where a fit;lit developed and Hen all|>edty slashd the soldier on the back of the neck with a knife. The soldier ran lo Main street near Lane's Taxi stand, where an ambulance from the HAAP picked him up. and removed him lo Ihe hos- Thc soldier was not seriously injured. ?or BitlousneX, Sour Stomach, Flatulence and Headache, due lo Constipation, lok« Calotabs. Uso only as directed. JMB Files Murder Charge PARAGOULD, Ark., Aug. 16 (OP)—Deputy Prosecuting Attorney George Bulter has filed a charge of first degree murder against Chester Rodgcis of 1'aragould in connection with the slaying of ward l-'ranklin Howard of Cardwell, .Mo., at I'nrngould Saturday. Howard was killed when struck by 32-calibcr pistol bullets following an argument, over a poker game. WROIEUM JULYTHISWAV '''T*. Morolino l«tw« n iliurob ""'I l>"S<''.«Pre»«i«lowly»n»tl. >•«"£ M>'« prove Morottne'i lash lustily. ].- or minor cut« 8UJ Btias Insulate Your Attic with BALSAM WOOL and FILL YOUR COAL BIN NOW! E. G.Rob insonLbr. Co. Dr. J. L. Guard Optometrist at Guard's Jewelry 209 W. Main Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTS! BARKSDALE MFG. CO. BlyllievJJle, Ark. Thoiic 2911 FALL PLANTING SEEDS WINTER WHEAT, BARLEY, OATS, RYE and HAIRY VETCH. Redeemed. High Purity and Germination. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main. Oil for Biggest U.S. Airline LaGuardin Field, N. Y.— Sinclair's unique oil-jeep drains and fills giant American Airlines' Flagship with Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil. American Airlines, Inc., biggest U. S. Airline, relies on Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil exclusively to save wear on its costly airplane engines. Now that your car needs al! possible protection, give it the same protection given these planes. Buy Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil from your Sinclair Dejiler. SINCLAIR PENNSYLVANIA MOTOR OIL B. J ALLEN Pk«i«2llS ~ Afeit ~ illt, Ark. Open 7:30 Show Start* 7:45^ Wednesday & Thursday 'What a Woman' uilh iml Hiisscll & Brian Ahwue is'ews of (he Day Short. THHATRED Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opens 8—Show Starts al 8:15. EAT11KDAYS & SUNDAYS Rnx Office. Opens t Show Starts 1:15 Last Time Today "THE RIGHT MAN" n-ilh Alan I/,uId, Julie Bishop, Kdith Fellows and Wilhur Evans UKO NEWS & Selected Short Thursday and Friday 'ACTION IN ARABIA" Wllll (Jcorse Snndtrs, Virginia Bruce, Lcnore AuLert & Gene Lockhart Selected Shorts CHICKASAW Wcsl Main Near 21st Bt, Sat starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1;4S- Nlfilit shows 5:« F.iccpt Monday, opcnn 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and 8nn. Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "THE MALE ANIMAL" willi Henry 1'omla ,V Olivia Dcilavilanii 'LADY WITH RED HAIR' with ^Miriam Hopkins New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Wednesday & Thursday "BETWEEN TWO WORLDS" with John GarficUl & Paul Hem eld Fox \ r c\rs Jfc Short

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