The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1944 · Page 8
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EI&HT. J8LYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, SBPTEMUKH 1, 1944 DOPE BUCKET Yanks Win Two From Senators - Crosetli Hits Homer I .To Win Second Game; Browns' Lead Shaved By VnHei Press TH6 New'York Yankees look a, double-decker from the Washington Senators, 0 to 4 and 4 to 3, and advanced on the league-lending St. Louis Browns. a. Veteran Prankle Croscttl, the lone survivor of-the Yanks lamed "Murderers Row",' slammed, n ninth Inning home'run lo win (he sccgud game [or pitcher Mel Queen. The New York tenm, gripped with i a "state of TiCBr'coiinpsc'or busting pennant fever, played spirited bnll } . our S | dcs from imightcr. through both games. Walt Dublcl Wncu hc was i lomc ] as i on i c!w e pitched and won the opener, giving |_i, e . s i, ow Lloil. Burns of the up 10 hits, ofte of them a home run 611sl TRn)c Destroyer Battalion — to Joe Kuhel. The Yanks clinched and simultaneously on his honey- BY f. f. HAS BKOKKN NECK There arc several ' good reasoas why I like John P; (Wimjtf) Burns. One is his sincerity. Another, his pleasing personality. But Lopping It all Is his keen sense ol humor, his dry subtle »'lt. He certainly missed his calling. Hc could have made a fortune ns R gag writer for lie constantly Is coming up with fresh/wise cracks thai keep yon in ny neck broken In a couple of ilrtccs nnd a chip knocked out of ny spine In nnollicr, I'ersomilly, 1 don't see n dni'ii tiling funny about t. The pictures show Unit It has )cen done long enough for the wenks to fuse over and the chip lo wear off round. My neck has this game when John Lihdell trip- moon, "Wimpy" was giving me the cd for - three runs in the eighth | roya i rl , mi natnzz nbont my native Inning after the Nats hnrt moved | Tcxns W i 1[;re |, c i ms been stnllpned to within one run of a tie Bnmc,' at C iimp Hood nnd Camp Swift, Three .errors cost (lie St. Louis- Alld ho dM n pretty fnlr Job of it, Y-rtn-tlC «Vl« Unll nnn.n liniirln.1 TH n _ <~ * ' I wish I could pass on his de- Brovvns the ball game, handed Tiger pitcher .Dizzy Trout his 23rd win of the ycar.'and shaved the Brownie league. lead to two games. Detroit, scored two runs the seventh Inning—on errors by Don Gutlerldge and Vern Stephens. Detroit scored again In the eighth —on another St. Louis error. Dizzy Trout was rushed in for Detroit in the seventh—and worked the last two innings for his 23rd wiri. In the ninth Inning the Tig-, ers scored their only lawful run of the night—and it won the game. Pink\ Hlgglns singled Doc Cramer home with two out. Willis Hudlln, veteran 1 major leaguer obtained from: Little Rock, was making his debut as a Brownie — and was charged with the loss. crinlion of a few of the cxpcrlcn- •es during the Infiltration training at Camp ilood. You could almost tear the whining bullets overhead Dven If 1 could recall the very vords, they would not do justice to the way' "Wimp" told it. It, was a lunior classic. A good Idea as lo his wit am 1 lumor is ably revealed In a letter Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville Atlanta Memphis New .Orleans Mobile Little Rock Birmingham Chattanooga W. L. Pet. . 38 .. 38 . 36 . 31 . 25 • 24 24 23 uurt me for a thought I would long time so I mvc some pictures come luesday the Burns will he mtide of It to see what was wrong And here I nm. By the way, blrllulay greetings arc in order, 29th when ol' yours young. Some way to celebrate a birthday, don't you think. (Wat's the Idea, Wimp? Arc yoi tailing for u . present, by an; chance? How about an extra fiv pounds for the weight at you head? As you say, Hint would In the last straw, wouldn't It?) Mnybc I'll lie able to get up and move around a little by then, :< they are going to put me In a cas tomorrow or the nest day. 11OVS G1VK CITATION'S You should sec the home-mad purple heart and silver star "fo wound's in action and gallantry the boys of my company have Jixe< up nnd presented to me this morn Ing. We have had tola of fun lo .hat I received from him this week Bother in the lust two years. Sun .n which he describes and makes!hate lo be away from them; mis. Ight over a "mere" broken neck. But let's sec what hc had to say about it: Foil Knox, Ky., Co. C, Gllst T. D.Bn. Saturday Afternoon August 26, 1044. HI, 'Good Buddie (that's his pet expression of salutation): Well, it's Just as 1 told j'oti when I, first went Into the army almost AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. St Louis . 71 66 New York Detroit Boston Cleveland Philadelphia Chicago Washington . 09 . 67 . 68 .. 61 . 62 • 58 . 53 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St.'Louis Pittsburgh Cincinnati New York , .Chicago Boston' Philadelphia Brooklyn 71 50 67'. 61 •57 .61 54 65 50 14 48 72 48 77 .65! .634 .621 .417 .410 .428 .40' .359 Pet, .559 .543 1536 .531 .477 .477 \iM .414 Pet; ..152 .587 .568 .460 .454 .403 .400 .384 four years ago. I all through the said 1 would go war without a The timber line k the,, uppei limit ot tree growth on mountains scratch and Just before time to get out and go home some jerk would run over me with a Jeep or n lank andJay me up for a long lime. DOESN'T RECALL NJUKY It didn't happen just exactly like j that, but never-tile-less this bnll game is just about over nnd here r am laid up In this damn hospital with my neck broken in two places. I don't know when, where, or how It happened, but I am flat on my back with a harness on my licad, chin nnd neck, a pulley at the head of the bed and about 50 pounds' . of weight'orr a rope — stretching niy neck like n rubber band. I 'have taken quite ti few fast ruff rides In tanks, jeeps, tank destroyers and motorcycles, and been through some pretty ruff and rugged obstacle courses and field train- Ing, and it could have happened a' anytime. But I'll be darn If I eve: remember hurting my neck at any time. i ' . i The doctors here think It is fun ny that I could walk around her for goodness knows how long < very one ot 'cm Well, J. !>., my arm Is about ti Ive out from writing with this pa Jcr over my head. If you see an f the fellows home on leuve o urloiigh, or any of the ol' hoin own folks say "hello" to them fo le. 1 would certainly; appreciate earing from any nnd nil of" them, f "Mose" (Lieut, llersehell Moslcy Is buddy nnd pal) Is still there II him I'm sorry I didn't gel lo ce Mm. (iiid l»,n he might, answer ne of my last three letters. Go by the store and see Mother Bertie" and keep her cheered up. ]on't let her worry nbout me, be- ausc i am going to be okay. My est regards lo lone and 11. A, Hope o hear from you soon. Your friend, "Wimpy" And "Wimp" Is going to be all Ight, If he has ;inyth!»g to ( ]o vllh it. lie Is n scrapper all the vay up and down his 5',i (give or nke an inch or two) feet. He show d unmistakable fighting qualities is a member of the Chicks when he lad to overcome a stntuc and size liindicap to play. He has done all right In this nan's Army, too, rising from n private to master sergeant, tlicr llirough OCS for his commission. It's n tQugh break for him. lie has been dead set on n chance lo :ct out of the "gymnasium" Into :he main event. Every lime he came home from Hood he would sa 'well, it won't be long now, anrt those Nazis had better watch ou when ol" Burns and his 671th out fit gets over (here. I don't know o a quicker way to win this war thai for us to get In It", hc would say. And he wasn't klddin' thchl •yron Nelson •arly Favorite At Hashville NASHVILLE, Teim., Sept. 1. <UI>) •Byron Nelson, who rim 38 strokes ider par In his hist two tourna- cnts, Is an early favorite In the 0,000 Nashville Invitational Golf >urn;unenl whlcli Ijcgius Saturday . Nashville. Nelson became tho biggest money Inner for a single year In golf- ig history when he won the rich am O'Shantcr Tournament at Chingo this week. And hc is expected o get his top competition lomor- ow from "Jan" McSpaclcn, lilj; most crsistent rlvii], Bach has won five major tournn- icnts this year. And McUpadcn howed that he is out to win the rubber" match by touring the firs ii;ie of the Rlclilmid course in one indcr par in wet weatlier yesterday Nelson figures Hint the "lloosle lot-shot" will be one of the player o beat. The Byron was eight mule or the 72 holes at Tain O'Shantoi Ivlng him a seldom achieved war f 38 under for one hundred an ight holes. Yesterday's Results SOUTHKHN LEAGUE Nashville at Memphis, postponed Atlanta 4, lilnnlngham 2. Chattanooga 3-1, New Oilcan 0-2). Little Rock 11, Mobile fi. Detroit 4, SI. Louis 3. AMKIUCAN LEAGUE New York 9-4, Washington 4-3. Detroit 4, St. Louis 3. (Only games scheduled.) NATIONAL LEAGUE No games scheduled. Read Courier News Want Adi From where I sit... 6 Joe Marsh. Ihad Phibbs' Formula for Fun Thart Phil)bs lias n theory of enjoyment ;ili his own. 'I'lio more tired he Is from working at the War Plant, the more fun hc has pitching horseshoes with Uic toys those summer cvcninys. "That's because. I feel fluit I deserve il," THad snys 'simply. And I wonder if he Isn't right. I wonder if we don't enjoy things in proportion as svc know we've earned them. Is a little relaxation ever more welcome than after a hard day's work? Do we appreciate our little pleasures quite as much as when we know In our hearts \ve v vc done ;i good job lycll? From where I sit, that's ono of the things this wartime Klniin lnis (iiught us. We're all of us working Imixl at our jobs, lining our level hest to pull our weight. And we're learning tho lllilf! rewards, (ho simple pleas- HITS—a liomc-cookert meal, n glass of l>ecr with friends—aro more welcome now Hum (ivoi*,. because we've earned them! ©1944, BREWING INDUSTRY FOUNDATION • ARKANSAS COMMITTEE J.MUCH WHMTON.SUte Direct or, 102 PYRAMID BUG., LITTLE ROCK Ret* Courier Newt wiui Atl» PRESCRfPTiOIS PrMheat Stork Guaranteed B«nt Prtr«« Kirby Drag Stores ergt. DiMaggio 3ack In Frisco To Visit Family SAN FRANCISCO, Sepl. 1. (UP) —Sergt. Joe DiMaggio, the old Yan- ;ce sucker, is back home In San •Yanelsco, visiting his family mid riends, not knowing what the fu- urc holds, The former New York Yankee outfielder says: "I'm here strictly ou Army business and I can't talk about it." When asked If hc would receive i medical discharge from the Army, DiMaggio said he clldn'j, know. Hc lid say that he had not requested - incdicnl discharge. There were rumors that the former home-run champ of the major leagues served a stretch in a Honolulu hospital with stomach trouble. DiMaggio denied this. The athlete doubled If he would be released in time to Join the Mew York team in llieir pennant drive, even if a discharge is forthcoming, FOll BALE CONCUETK BTORM SKWEJt ALL Bl/.KH Cheaper Thau U;ldKe Lam Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. rbone 681 O.nueou, CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st fit 8»t- itarfal 12:45; Sun. Marts 1:45 Night utiowB 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 CoDlInuiiut .shows Sal. a.-nl Hun. Friday and Saturday Double Feature "DOWN RIO GRANDE WAY" with Charles Slarrctl ami "SEALED LIPS" wilh William Garjjitu CHAl'TCll 1: "G-Mcn vs. the V ?BI:ick Dragon 1 ' •.;. .'•..' Comedy Sunday and Monday "THE SPOILERS" will i Marlcnc Dietrich A Unmlolph Scott *"*j* .- Universal News Sliorii "This Is America" New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 I 1 . M. Matincca Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Friday 'GUNSMOKE MESA" with Have O'llricn Serial & ijhoil Saturday 'OKLAHOMA RAIDERS' Will! Tex Hitler SJI.'UIAI, and SHOUT Saturday OWL SHOW 'HI, GOOD LOOKING" with Kclilio Gliillan & ILirricl Milliard Selected Shorts Sunday & Monday 'UNCERTAIN GLORY' with ' Knot Vlynn F'ux iVcws A Short Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 1'Yidiiy !ind Siifurdny 'Cowboy in the Clouds 7 ivilli Charles Starred, Dub Tiiylnr and Julie Duncan SKHIAl,: "Desert Hawk." Short GULF, SERVICE STATION Corner 5th and Mom Now Under management of 0. 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