The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 26, 1944
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IAGE BLYT1IEV1LLJ5- (AliK.). COUIUEll NEWS SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1044 Big Indian Chief To Wrestle Here 340-Pound Chief To Take On Moody; Carlin Meets Truesdale If its variety of characters you seek, along with the usual action, thrills, spills and amusement, take a gander at Promoter Mike Meroney's lineup for his weekly wrestling show Monday night. The 'American Legion matchmaker has booked a full-blooded Cherokee Indian Chief who weighs more than twice the average man; the light heavyweight champion of Mexico, a former star football player, and a great mat ace who has grappled with Ihe ring's fines I wrestlers over a period of more than two ' decades, all on one (,'i- Eanllc, al'-star card thai calls for two individual "matches. Real Indian Chief Here Is the personnel of the double attraction show that promises liu. DOPE BUCKET •i j. r. Get in There and Fight GETS 'EAR NICHED "Wonder how I'd look with car rings, Mom?" Pvt. Carthol Hyde asked his mother In a recent Idler. "I'll be able lo wear 'em now, for I've got n hole in my car." The former great little amateur boxer then went on lo explain that while patroling an area In conquered Tln- lan n Jap sniper shot him In one of his ears. "But I'm all right now. have just been released from the hospital here In Hainan . . . GETS PACKAGE—Mrs. John Wttldcn this week received a parcel from one of her service sons, Bobble, who is an Electrician's Mate 2-c aboard a big batlle wagon. Nervously she nulled the siring ana; opened It. Inside was a cocoanut. A lelter explained: lo" be" one "of" the biggest not only Mother, I picked this cocoanut in In size, but sheer entertainment Trinidad during our shake-down (hat the local tmpressarlo ever pre- cruise." . . . MAY PLAY—Prom Eenled here: Inll Indications Kns. Dill Godwin Is Chief Saunooke, weight 340 i o p i ny 1,1 Ihe All-Star loolball pounds, one of the mat game's big-' game August 30 in Chicago. He Is gesl\and best; really and truly »• reported In the Windy City. It Is sensation. [highly probable that he arranged • Tuffy. Truesdale, IDO-pflund star ),j s ] C!1VC n t u,i s time to get around who has ruled Ihe roost down y lc previous order banning such Bobo, was skipper. . Mexico-way for several years and one of the outstanding light heavyweights on tills continent; Jack Moody, 240-pound participating by a 24-hour limil away from the base. Wot/, this I lienr nbout wedding bells? . giant LUCKY—Pvt. Orval Shaneyfclt, cx- toughic, who Is rated one of (he cll ( c it gridclcr, Is thanking his lucky best football stars ever to play wHhi stnrs i lc wns amcm!i the contingent Southwestern of Memphis, and a' to | )e movc( i [ rom cherry Point powerhouse; ; : . N O., to the Newport (Ark.) Army , Johnny (Swede) Carlin, 19S-poumll A | r pjel(1 w)l | ch ,- ccen n y wns takei veteran, who bus seen the best ovcr by thc Nrlvv Though ft Ma come and go, yet keeps wrestling— rlnei Pv t. shancyfelt has Iwen as and winning. I signed there and he's mille thrilled Chief Saimooke lakes on Moody nnd w , sllouU |u. t ),c be? He ha in one half of the twin bill, while two broUlcrs ln the scrv ice, Ear Carlm and Truesdale collide in the nnd v trgll. o!her - ' . . ,. TYl'ICAL AMERICAN STOUY' Both inalcics arc down for the I Thte ls ft s[ol . y of (( ty| , |c|ll Amei ._ he ISlythcville Giants back In 1931 when his brother-in-law, iierschell His case vns a strange one. He hammered allege pitchers all over the lot. and inhl ' hardly hit ihls hat size In Hass D. SENDS CARD—Master Sergeant 'irgil Flshei 1 dropped us a card while on furlough with the missus t Grand Hapids, Mich. Virgil recently was transferred from Camp Sibcrt, Aln., to Camp thicker . . . AN IDEA—If the Jr. Chamber of 'ommcrcc Is Interested in follow- ng up Hie tennis program, why not tage n mulch' between the clly singles champ, J. L. Thompson, and Dr. McCutchcn, the racket star from Slcele, this week-end? T would like lo see the doubles match wllh the same quartet all ovcr again, too. NOT KAK AWAY A sure sign that Pall and football are Just around Ihe corner: "Pop" Mpsley nnd his corps of workers repairing the stadium scats at Haley Field and Ihe Alumni Store gelling Coach Lou kittle of Columbia pointedly describes error in U'chniquc committed by Henry Slout, Navy " V-12 student, as summer football practice closes on Baker field, New York, an overhaul. ANOTHER PAPER—Thanks lo Waller Collier for tlie copy of Ihc "Bayonet", official paper for Ihe Infantry Hejjlaccment Training Center, Camp DlaiulliiK Pla., Fvt. Collier's address is: Co. E, 212111 Bn., G5lh Regt. I am placing It with my oilier camp papers . . . Walter was with Co. M In Alaska so long . . . ARRIVES—Another one of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Beslmrse's three scrvice sons has arrived overseas. He Is Howard, No. 3. Herschel has been In Ihe Mediterranean Thc- aler lor about two years. Homer Is Yanks Gain Full Game On Browns Cards Continue Winning Streak At Expense Of Pirates if By United Press SI. Louis IJrowns nren't usual '.go-minute' time limit. Iwo best falls out of three 'determining the 1 victor. Has none Travelling Standing a full six Inches over the six-foot mark. Chief Sounookc not a physical freak; no blr lean boy. Little Jimmy Logglns, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Loggins, is, as he says, "nine and going on 10." For some time he has been bothered with a severe hernia that handicapped his play. On June 11 he was carted off to a hospital and it was whittled out. When his father start- overgrow n man who depends on 1 all limes and moves around fast, till IUIIC5 HIIQ 11IUVC5 UIUU1IU i.iau, j , - . . despite his huge weight. Foes havc'M'S. Haincs that I am goli g to said he Is one of the!roughest nnd foolbn nowl " VIS! roil .The grappling today. chief, who. actually , ,,, -Guess who was a visitor here the is a' other day? None other than Clar- n California. Monroe Is every mail for his cull . watching WILL Where there's a will there's a way. Pvt. H. C. Poscy writes his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Posey, that 10 has Joined thc service orchestra on Bougainville as singer. Herman Cross has a tine voice and Is interested In Ills music . . . "llQlps keep our minds ofl the stinking Island" he comments. He Is wllh Ihe 1011 AAA Gun Hn, Up H, APO 700 . PERSONAL lo Joe Applcbiuim, Os neoln—Thanks, ol' fella, foV .the beautiful string of grapple. One of the prettiest T ever saw, but don't (jot thc Idea that It settles our agreement. The deal is that I SHALL CATCH THE LIMIT, not you. Remember? PS—I've already sending a vote of thanks ovcr to the Philadelphia Athletics they ought lo be. The league leading Urowns drop- lied a 1 lo 0 thriller to the Octroi Tigers al Detroit yesterday. Dtaj Trout won his 21st game of the season as thc only run of thc came when Joe Hoover slreakcc home while Eddie Mayo was beint run clown at second. The Red Sox might have cut SUTOJ Ijood share of Ihe Browns' leiu but the Athletics helped out Hi leaders by trouncing the Heel So twice at Philadelphia, C to I and to 4. Now Boston and Detroit ar five games back, wllh the Tigei depending on Frank Ovcnnlrc to o that Id four. The New York Van went H innings to defeat th Washington Sciiators •! to 2 and laV ovcr second place, 4 and 1-2 garni back of Ihe Browns. rhtcftaln and heads his own Indian, cncc Hlnc, who played baseball lor. picked out the hull tribe, has been in great demand Harmon Marries Movie Actress Elyse Knox Today ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 25 (UP)—Win hero Tom Harmon cnmc back lo Ann Arbor—scene of bis football victories—lo marry movie nctress Elysc Knox today. • - .• re ever he has appeared, esue- : studel chanci at the University of ly on thc border where they' Michigan. They met in Hollywood <». i,,, hi™ onri nnt nt him H« while Harmon wns making a film nil over the world. Naturally, since the outbreak of the war, he lias been forced to confine his ring ac- UviU lo this'country nnd Mexico, hut has been unable lo mecl all the demands for him. He appeared on Promoter Tom Pack's show Thursday nlsht at St. Louis. Holds Tide Kelt Truesdale Is not a mythical champion He holds the diamond studded belt emblematic of the light heavyweight 'champion of, • . Mexico nnd has defeated all vim- Lieutenant Harmon nnd Miss ers He in a tremendous favorite | Knox w-cre married at St. Mnrys v-'heri swear by" Mm" amTriot n'tTiim." He while Harmon wns making a Is described as-a very fnst moving "used on his football career, star, who utilizes his speed afoot' The "ride's, wedding dress wns to a decided advantage. He has made ol Harmon s parachute, which considerable ring color and should ho used Iti Clilim. when forced to please the local customers who take .parachute [o safety. He also made their action in thc raw. |" PamcHiite leap in Dutch Gniana, Carlin makes his second succes- nr ™ . m each case was listed sive appearance against Truesdale, .missing in action. ' and if Ihe champion Is ns good as Harmon said he and his bride the it is good news for the fans.. will return to Ann Arbor after the Thc Swede made a decided hit last war until he Is re-established in Monday night when he teamed sports broadcasting. Meantime, Miss with Chris Belkas lo defeat Ous'Knox will go on wllh her movie Wnbar and Blacksmith Pedlgo ln. cnrccr a terrific match that packed cv-1 ervthmg into the 83 minutes of Thunderstorms usually travel at milling Johnny showed plenty of a 5 >>ccd of approximately 25 in lies skill and activity during.the free- n " "our. wheeling match and won ft whole' host of friends for his willing and Paring manner. Head Lock King : Moody, one of thc mosl powerful men ever to show hero, also is one of the mosl dangerous. Known as the "hcadlock king", the 240-pound giant actually, squeezes many op- ponenls Inlo unconsciousness. Pans easily recall one particular match when he saueezed Bill Canny so hard ihat Bill failed to come out of H until he had been laken lo the dressing room and respiration applied. He was unable to return, and the huge crowd wasn't surprised. Moodv will beat almost 'any wrestler who can't keep him away from his head with those vise-like arms. Whether thc Chief can is a moot question that will be decided only when thpv t;et together inside the squared circle. Carlin and Truesdale pry off the lid promptly at 8:30. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Atlanta ............. . 35 17 S T »shvllie ............ :tli 18 Memphis ...... . ...... 3'J '21 Mobile ...... .......... 25 20 New Orleans ......... 25 31 Birmingham .......... 22 20 Little Rock .......... 20 31 :hattanoo|ja .......... 17 37 AMERICAN LKAGUE W. I.. St. Lotlk ............ DO 52 New York ........... C3 55 Boston ................ C-l 57 Detroit ............... 65 5C Philadelphia ......... 59 C5 Chicago .............. 50 Pet .673 iry, Memphis advanced to within iree games of the top position. Atlanta's triumph came over (he ew Orleans Pelicans. 4 to 2. 'Hie Mobile Bears blasted out vcnty hlUs In downing LIUIc Hock, j lo 8. And In the other game, irmingham beat the Chattanooga ookouLs, 7 to 4. In the schedule for today, At- nla plays at ;Ncw Orleans and ;haUanooga at Uinningham. The lails of lizards break off asily, but contrary lo common ipinion, cannot be rejoined. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta at New Orleans. Chattanooga at Birmingham. Only gtimes scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Chicago. Philadelphia, at Huston, two. Brooklyn it'f• New York. Pittsburgh'at St. Louis, night. AMKIUCAN LEAGUE St. Louis at Detroit. Chicago at Cleveland. New York at Washington, nit Boston at Philadelphia. 0-1 B5 09 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 89 29 Cleveland 58 Washington 51 Pittsburgh 6D Cincinnati 06 New York 54 Chicago .- SI Philadelphia 40 Boskm 47 Brooklyn 45 .430 1 Ml; .3118 .312, .570 .53!) .538 .520 .-175 ASK Afifi .•125 Pet. .154 .595 .574 .454 .447 .404 .398 .375 At Cleveland, the Indians wa lojicd thc Chicago While Sox 10 i 1 behind the veteran Mel Harder. In the National League the -Nc York Giants entertained their, f: voritc cousins, the Brooklyn Dodj, ers, and walloped the Dodgers 10 lo 2. At Boston Ihe Braves and the Philadelphia Phils came out even in their (toubleheadcr. The' first game was n 0 to 1 Philadelphia victory nnd tile Braves took thc nightcap 4 ID 3. Al Chicago Ihe Cincinnali Reds shut out thc Cubs 2 to 0, and thc Cubs lost fourth place lo the New York Giants. And at St. Louis the ardinals won as usual. This time was the Pittsburgh Pirates turn take a 4 lo o licking. Chinti produces slicks annually in 501.160 hockey normal times. -To- -,, - '-* rt^J*-""* JMaria Osmena, above, daughter 'o£ Sergio Osmena, new prcsi- ' dent of the Philippines, will act •as'";her father's : 'official hostess [In Washington, entertaining 'members o('the Philippine embassy, Stale Department _5ecre- ^ Urlea, Tina e8n WRESTLING Leg/on Hut, Monday, Aug. 28, 8:30 p. m. Lowot Admlulon of »ny Wrettllni Arena In America. Adolis, 3«e, Tax 9o—Total, 4Sc. Hescrrtd Scats, IZo, Tax 3o- taL 15o. Children'! Seats 12c, Tax 3c, Total, ISo. Reserved Seats On Sale at the Legion Arena Erery Monday from 6 p. m. on. DOUBLE MAIH EVENT CHIEF SAUNOOKE JACK MOODY TUFFY TRUESDALE SWEDE CARLIN DON EDWARDS Tmvttte Ifu- ' ftCCm, OOEONA, AND RKtUNOTUn TTFIWRTTXKI 111 H. tn« BTRin FEOflM (Krerj Tr»m»acUon Hurt B« e»Urta4torj) Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON TOO RANK LOTS! BARKSDALE MFG. CO. hicks Now Only 3 Games ebind League Leaders ISy United I'rcss The Memphis Chicks created ie Nashville Vols last night, five three, to permit the Atlanta rackcrs to take over first place the Southern Association by six jrcentaye points. With the vie- 130,000 WAVES Needed By Navy Urgently Appeal To Women Between Ages of 20 to 36 The Navy Is appealing to all wo- nen between the ages of 20 to 36 o join the Navy WAVES. The big push Is on to bring the v:ir lo a close ht the earliest pos- ilble moment. In order to do this 10,000 WAVES are needed badly. Never Ijefoi-c in the history of this country have the women of Amerca played a more Important part. Women who enlist in the Navy WAVES not only will be helping heir country at the lime of ills .greatest need, but will learn a ,radc that will help them lo a :ood paying job after the war Is won. They also receive good pay, with free medical and dental care, dee lodging and clothing valued at $200. Women enlisted in the WAVES will be sent (o Hunter's College In New Yoi'k for six weeks indoctrination training. After completing the six weeks training they are nuto- innticallv given a promotion with a raise in pay. Navy WAVES lead an exciting life. Swimming, tennis, dancing, Kii;hl seeing anil many other forms of amusement are available for Ihe Navy WAVES. The Navy WAVES nko liave exciting jobs. They man tonlrol lowers where (hey tlivccl the oncration of planes on and off the field, operate link Irainers, receive and scno code messages and many other important jobs. If yon are between the ages of 20 and 30 years and have two years of Hi«h School you arc urged to join in Ihe fight nud do your part in winning the war. Women who can meet Ihc above cmalificalions are urced to see the Navy Rccniitiiv; Officer who will br at the Court house in Blvtlie- ville each Mondnv for Ihe purpose of enlisting WAVES. St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 0. AMKUICAN LKAGUE Detroit !, St. Louis 0. Philadelphia G-9, Boston 1-4. New York 4, Washington 2. Cleveland 10, Chicago 1. Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Last Time Today lit. Yesterday's Results SOUTIIHUKN I.KAOtlE Memphis 5, Nashvillo 3. Atlanta 4, New Orleans 2. Mobile 15, Little Rock 8. Birmingham T. Chullanooga 4. NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 9-3, Bo.slon 7-4. Cincinnati 2, Chicago 0. New York 10, Brooklyn 2. THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opi'ns 8—Show Starts at 8:15. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Box Oflice Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 •Belly Sclmiiclt is eyeful of form winning Women's Open Arc- Championship in Chicago. •lien Saturday "LAND OF THE HUNTED MEN" with The Kaiige Buslcrs CHAI'TEIl 6 'The Three Musketeers I'opcyc Comedy Saturday OWL SHOW 'I KILLED THAT MAN with IHcarilo Corlc/, Joan Woodburj & I'at Glcason Selected Short War Documentary You Wunl lo Miss. SKUIAL: "Desert.Hawk" Shorl Saturday ' Midnight Show The Falcon & The Co-eds' 1 with Tom Conway, -lean 'Jlrooks and Itila Corday Scleclcil Kliurts Sunday and Monday Sunday and Monday 'WOMEN IN BONDAGE' will. Gail Patrick, Gertrude. Michael & Tala Bird! UKO News Shorl: "Halfway io Heaven" THE SHIPMENT THAT HELD UP THE SHIP Blytheville, Ark, Phone 2911 Men at the front depend on that ship. ... on that waiting convoy. If it is delayed those lives may be lost! All for lack of waste paper to make the cat- tons, boxes and wrappings of practically every item of cargo. Waste paperis desperately needed today by our fighting men. Two million extra tons of paper must be gathered for over 700,000 vital war uses ... supply parachutes, airplane parts, blood plasma containers ... Be sure that you don't hold up the ship. Save waste paper. Get your children, neighbors, club members to collect waste paper ... bundle it and turn it in ... now! Save a bundle a week—save some boy's life! CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. Sat Blarls 12:45; San. .itaits 1:4: Night shows 5:45 Except Monday,-opcii5 6;4S Continuous shows Sat. and Sua. U. S. Victory WASTE PAPER Campaign Last Time Today Double Feature "THEOLDCHISHOLM TRAIL" with Johnny Mack Bronn & Tc.v Uillc; and "COWBOY IN MANHATTAN" \vith Leon Errol SERIAL: "Advcnlures of Ihe Flying Cadels" Coined)Sunday and Monday "SHEPHERD OF THE OZARKS" with Thc Weaver Bros. ,t Elvira Universal News Comedy New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Saturday "THE DRIFTER" with • Buster Cralibc & At St. John \'. tf>-\ Serial & Short Saturday ^ OWL SHOW r "LADIES IN WASHINGTON" with Konald Graham & Truily Marsha Selected Shorts Sunday and Monday "PASSAGE TO MARSEILLE" with 'Humphrey Ilogarl I'ox News & Short

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