The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 9, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 9, 1944
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Baarii Matched With Truesdale Roy Welch To Meat Irish Eddie Malonc In Bout At Arena "Tuffy" Tmesdale, handsome, clever light heavyweight \vresttlng champion ol Mexico, who made such a favorable Impression in his first start two weeks ago, returns to Blylheville Monday night. Promoter Mike Meroncy announces • that he has booked She young dapper mat hillst as one o( the features of Ills all-star double licivd- er:progra m as Ills weekly ring presentation. Truesdale matches his skill and wits against Mickey linarn, nnoth- tt fast, shifty brilliant nmlinan, who will be making his bow ns a grappler before local fatutom. They are down for n three-fall match with the usual flfl-tnliiiUc lime limit. Adhering lo Ills recent custom of two; contrasting matches for his shows the local American Legion matchmaker has two larger, rougher, tougher nagits rtowji for the other match, also a two-test-falls- of-three affair, with an hour nml a half lime limit. They arc Roy Welch, senior member of the famed Welch brothers and dean of local wrestlers, and "Irish Eddie" Malone, another favorite along ear- scramble boulevard. Is A Missourian Contrary to Hie general belief, Truesdale is not a Mexican. He even isn't of Latin-American origin. Instead, he is a Missowlnn by birth and calls. St. Lout's home. Three months ago he went Into Mexico and defeated the Mexican title holder for the championship and belt. A week later he faced the international champion but lost 1JIATI1EV1LLE (AUK.) COUK110H NEWS Greenville Takes First Game OfSeriesWithB*AF,7to3 Making their first start after winning the Eastern Plying Training Command championship, Hie Bly- lhevllle Army Air Field Pliers dropped a 7-3 verdict lo the Greenville (Miss,) Army Air Field Filers here yesterday in the first of a two- game scries. The visiting Fliers pounced on Start Bcrgt. Francis Huth In two big three-run Innings, the first and fourth, wore (he recipients of a gift tally In the eighth, and had a fairly easy time subduing Hie new champs behind the strong pitching of IM[ Gene Stocksdale. Blond dene relieved starlcr Howard Short, after Ihe locals had knotted the count at 3-all with a batting rally In the second, and hurled four-hit, shutout ball the rest of the way. dome To Rescue He, however, had to hiii'c considerable help from his teammates to Ihwarl two promising spurts with fast double plays. Rogers, the third Greenville first baseman, provided Ihe fielding gem in the seventh when he speared Frank Sproull's sizzling drive. Two were on base with none away and Hint remarkable twin-killing snare not only stopped (he hoinelings, but turned the tide of battle definitely In his side's favor. From the Blytheville standpoint about the only cheering feature after the visitors forged ahead In the fourth came in the first ol Ihe eighth liming. Hulh lost complete bead on the plate titter disposing of Starnes, first up. He walked ncn- jumln, Short, Cullcn and Hudscn, forcing In Ihe seventh run, before Manager Robert Tubbs called n Travis, Hcydl's tap, tossed to Walt Ulalck at home who relayed to Mel Parnell, sub- a gruelling match that lasted more blng for absent Muck McWhorter than an hour. Tile press hailed nt first, for a fast double play, those two ring bailies as exciting Travis also earned the plaudits o( and thrilling as had ever been his i well wishers by fanning Calch- slaged In Mexico Clly. er Benjamin on three pilches wilh • While he lost lo the brilliant Johnny Swede) Cartln in his first appearance here "Tufty" was far from disgraced. In view of Ihe (act halt and waved in Larry right fielder. Travis look that he gave away some 25 or more runners on second mid third. Visitors Start Early Greenville stnrlccl rlyhl In on Huth. A base on balls, safe bunt. Hcydl's double ntul Wcslby's sin- , . - . , .. pounds, he waged a remarkable glc uMctt tllrcc nlns ,„ Ulc ling war against the Stvede. Sonic j ng |,alf ' ri ' °l' inlon , he The champions threatened In their evidence of n deliberate foul %vhen he ran into a low blow from Car- lln, who weighed 198 pounds, as ngninst no for the champion. "Tuffy" showed some new Iricks and stunts that please the large crowd. Many requested that he be returned immediately. ••• Alioul Same Wciuhl In Mickey the Mexican Ulle 'holder will face a grtippler nearer Max Vickers singled first ol three In order. But Cullen turned Par nell's blooper Into an mil with i great running catch. They broke through in the sec- Darnell. Stolen bases —Wilson, Stnrnes. Base on hayys—by Short 3. Slocltstinle 2, Hutli •!, Trnvls 1; strlWeout-s-Hulh 3, Travis 1, Short 1, Stocksdale 1. Wild pitch—Stocksdale. Hit by pitcher—Wilson (by Huth); Sproull, Parnell, LaGrulta (by Stocksdale). Innings pitched— by Hulh 1 l-:f wilh 7 runs, (•) earned), 10 hlls; Trnvls 1 2-3 with 1 lilt, no runs; Short 1 2-3 with 3 runs, 4 hits; Stocksdale 1 l-'J wilh •! hiUs. Winning pitcher—Slocksdale. Los- er—Hulh. Yanks One h\\ Game In Front Beat Boston Red Sox In 12-lnning Game Yesterday, 7 to 6 Ily United Press The New Y.ork Yankees are one big step closer lo their fourth straight American League pennant. They now lead (he St. Louis Browns by one full game. 'Hie Yanks had to hang on for 12 innings to do It, but they finally managed lo subdue the Koston Red Sox in the Hub City yesterday and win 7 to G. The Yanks led Joe Cronln's crew Ijolng into the lust hall .•)[ the ninth and Ihe ttnlli, but the Sox tied it up both times. In the twelfth the Ynnks scored twice, and Jim Turner held the lied Sox lo one in their half. At Chicago the While Sox and the Drowns batllcd along until the last half of the seventh with the honors even. Then the White Sox piled onlo Al llalllnijswoiih and won 9 to 5. And In the only oilier American League game of the day the Washington Senators enter (allied the Philadelphia Athletics and shul them out '1 lo 0. Mickey Haefner did Ihe whitewash Job for bis tenth victory of the year. In the National Lcayue ill Philadelphia Ihe Brooklyn Dodgers de- Tented the Phillies 4 lo ;t and the Phils dropped lo Ihe cellar. Lc.s Webber won his sixth of the season for the Brooks. Memphis Out Of Second Half '• Pennant Race Right Through the Middle SATURDAY, mmxfmmmmmfflLm%^ifjm®M$?.. 'tft-*Kf;»&,&*\i:-l ,, ,. . Oklahoma, defending Big Six riiampion, starts work Soul 1 with Ihese wide-shouldered, iill-confernitc selections in uniform Tlirv arc center Bcih Mayfield, left, and tailback Dcivild l.obow who last fall scores touchdowns vlj-lil ilnoiiKh the middle of two'bowl loams/Tuls:! and Texas. lite DOPE BUCKET VI J. I'. F11IB.NI) 9, J041 J. McCi'ay, and brother Boyd, on h Is •leave. . . . scn?t. Gilbert », lUilch) Hammock AAF liu Block "O", Iiulia-Chlim niv. ATC AI'O va% I'M, NYC) . . . John Alexander, one of the most powerful Htllc guards ever bnnslcd by the local Chicks, is In the Navy assigned to a Mine Sweeper and' currently at Norfolk, Va. . . . Lieut. Edward Edds, who Joined tlie rank's of Hie Dencdicls not long ago received a fine wedding present from his CO-promotion lo first, lieutenant. He Is at Camp pincdale, calif. . . . His younger brother, Mllbird, who has been in medical .school at Little Rock, enters Norlhwc's!"in tills month In the Midshipman school and will come out an En- 12 Letter men Per/onw owl, driving Short from Sproull slrollcd, went to second as I Swan hopped out to Hudson. Slan I Wlotko, who has laken over third, 1- also walked. Sproull raced home as [• Travis lined lo left for a sack. Hulh his size. Baarn has" never appear- went down swinging but Danny La- Cd in the local ring ns a pniiicl- Gl ' llttn llrew r °"i' "alls to fill Ihe pant but did substitute for Mer- ""ssocks. Blnlck promptly singled oncy os referee several weeks ago. < ovcr short, counting Wlolko and, And the fans got a good Idea what Travis, That was nil for Short, whoi| v ls to B flll! two-game lend, with can expect from that night.'™" 1 lo n '" sl > Heydl to center and I °"^ three games remaining on their customers will vividly recall Slurncs to left. Starues cntne In . rosier for (he sonsoii. If Ihey win " Bill Canny respect, f i>st to shag Vickers' hit-labeled liti- j lonlght, they will clinch Ihe pen- Hy United I'ress The Nashville Vols won two ': games from the Memphis Chicks 'i last night lo eliminate the Chicks [from Hie second-half pennant race. 1 The twin victory advanced the they The how lie made __ ^ _. him during that match. Though cr off Stock.sdnle. considerably smaller 'Mickey waded • The local Filers repeatedly threat- i In on Canny ns if he were no big- ened to score, getting runners on ger. Once'he clipped "Wild Bill" every Inning, except the eighth, but on the chin and Canny hit the deck lacked the punch. with .a .dull thud. Seated In the | Greenville pushed over their sec- middle of tbe ring with a look of ond set of llircc rims In the fourth wonderment as to where the power on singles by Wcsthy, Slarnes and came Bill rubbed his chin as if to Short, a pair of errors and an outlay, "that little fellow can nil.". field fly. j still striving After thai he tried no more funny | Vickers led (he hitters with three- 'i " lc loser. until. ' rllc Vols won their games last "'e' 1 ' 4 to 3 nm! 5 to 4, scoring one l 'un in the last Inning ol each game for their victories. The Atlanta Crackers remained In the race by downing Birmingham, 0 lo 0. Dick Mniuicy was the winning pitcher, while Howard Fox, tor his 20th win, was .stuff with the referee. Promoter for-flvc. Blalek, Travis, Slocksdale says he is cerlain lhat Mickey will _ West by and Starnes bagged « couple of hits each. The box score: GREENVILLE AB R H PO A E Cullen, ss 3 offer a severe test and match for Truesdale. ' Survival Of Roughest l; Whereas the smaller, fast boys are expected to wage a comblna- __ tion scientific and slashing affair, Hudson 2b 3 trip Welch-Malone scrap should dc- Hevdt ib cf r velop into a survival of the fittest; W iison 3b ~ n merr> ,' i bt>lt ^ Ot th ° TOU 8 hcst of Jolln, If ...'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 i-. ..11-44 j unit it \Jl nn; lUllglLU.^L Ul JOlIll If 1 the rough. From past experience, stoek'sdale n 4 these grants are masters of the rock vve!itbv ,f 1 ntlri cnr^L- a**r1 ^jrK ~,.| ..l^.^i.. «/ »>-aiui, 11 ^ and sock, and dish out plenty of both. It is quite unlikely that they will discard those characteristic for this get-lo-gether. Malone was unable to appear the .last lime scheduled here for the reason that he cracked a rib and had to lake a brief vacation to let it heal. But he is okay now and fit for the expected gruelling bat« lie wilh Welch. A big, rough-lough cuslmcr In any rang, Mnlone does not feature any spccisl hold He goes in for flying tackles a great deal and when he cracks his foes with his crushing 215 pounds it usually is curtains. He misses sometimes and lands outside the ropes, but he also makes contact with damaging results— to the opposition. Roy far from a stranger in these parts, also is well versed In the ring warfare, but keeps the dangerous body slam in reserve much as a poker player docs a hole card. It's hus ace-in-the-hole, and what an ace! The promoter also reveals that the work on the arena is complied which should assure the customers of more comfort and safety Hogers, Ib Starnes, cf-H Benjamin, o Short, p-lb-rf Totals 35 1 11 27 11 C BLYTHEVILLE AB R H PO A E LaGrnlla, cf 3 0 0 4 0 C Blalck, c 5 Vickers, ss 5 Parnell, Ib 3 Sproull. If Swan, 2b ... Wlotko, 3b . Travis, rf-p . Huth, p .... Dares, rf Totals . 2 5 3 3 1 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 New Orleans won a double-bill from Chattanooga. The Pels were successful in the opener, 9 to 1, and in the nightcap, 2 to 1. In tlie night's other encounter, Die Mobile Dears tripped the Little Hock Travelers, C to 2. ASSTALF, APO 031). % PM NYC) and says they have all the modern conveniences, showers, tubs, won- drrfiil food, get coupons lo buy tilings at the P'X, ample entertainment, free movies, etc., etc., etc. Don't, push, girls, th recruit- to officers you. soon get around CELEBRATES "DUKIi;" IN ITALY Remember Ix-'slie "Dnkic" Speck, the former Arkansas State College' Mar player and coach, and later Big Chief of the Osccola Seminoles? Of course you do! Who could forget the handsome chap with the pleasing personality and million dollar smile. He's an Ensign now and on duly with the Navy in the Mediterranean. Writing from Italy. "Dukie" states lhat he has been at his current address for several weeks and having a swell lime. Said he had a very interesting experience the other day. Got in visit Rome. Though serving under the most powerful conch and a member of the world's greatest learn, Leslie would like to know whnt Die prospects are in the Chick wigwam. He also requests tht address of captain Jnmes Ace i'uckclt, and tells me lo tell Frank ... ...., „ Wlnhvorth to lake life easy. O/, all | Yoiiiig Carson was H member of die things! . . . SMALL WORLD—A-Sjcamp Softball champions at Ft. Dick Wilson, son of Mrs. B. B. i Lronnrd Wood, Mo., ivho arc eli- Wilson and older brother o[ the! Bible to compote in the regional Chicks' John Bruce Wilson, receiv-j finals at Omaha. Neljr. Rube" is a cd a tremendous thrill the other | sliortfieldcr, tenth player in the day in Los Angeles. While riding!Softball game with a couple of friends OFCEOLA, Ark.. Sept. D (UP) — Coach Bourns Friday announced comple ,'.cn of CsccclaVj ll-niunc football schedule for the 1044 season and the .^election of Gene Butler and Freddie Banister as co- captains this year, Twelve lettcnncn are returning for service this year, of whom seven were among last season's .starters. The schedule: Sept. 15, pimiKOiild her«. Sept. 22, Paragould there. Sept. 23, Marked Tree, there. Oct. (i, Hue-lies, there. Oct. i.'j. 1-,'ade, here. Oct. 2i), Augusta, there Oct. '27. I'nrkin, here. Nov. 3. Rector, there. Nov. 10, Ilnglies, here. Nov. 17, Parkin, there. Nov. 4, onrn. Nov. 3d. Marked Tree, here. I)llflHDAY—earless Lavkiu, brother ol Ray Larkln, one of the finest tackles ever developed here, had a ntivcl way of celebrating his 3litli birthday In New Guinea. • He went to see a group of touring American movie stars, includiii!; Gary Cfiupcr. ... "He's a retjuhir follow and went over big with the lioys here", Carless reported. . . . RECEIVES TROPHY — Mr. and Airs. Ebb H. (Collector of Internal Revenue) Ciuson today received a liraiitlful gold .Softball medal from their son, Corp. Reuben R. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN Nashville Mliintu Memphis New Orleans Mobile Birmingham . ... Little Rock . ... Chattanooga . ... AMERICAN W. L. Pel, •10 44 •11 38 :tt 27 2!) 27 .SG7 .638 .501 .501' .45C .391 .:1S5 .385 Yesterday's Results Nfelit names: Nii.sltvllli' 4-U, Memphis 3-4. Atlanta 9, Birmingham 0. Mobile (i, Little Hock 2, New Orleans 9-2, Chattanooga 1- AMURICAN LEAGUE New York 1, Bo.ston (j. Chicago D, st, Louis 5. Washington 4, Philadelphia 0. (Only games scheduled). NATIONAL !,i:.U)l)i<; Brooklyn 4. Philadelphia 3. i.Only games scheduled.) Today's Games SODTIIKKN Ui.-UJlJE Memphis at Nashville. little Rock at Mobile. Onl v Kamcs .scheduled. NATIONAL LKAt-UK Chicago at St. I.otils, night. Iloston at New Ycrk. I'illsbnrgli at- Cincinnati. Only games scheduled. ' A.MCIUL'A.V i.KA(WK St. J.ouis at Chicago, night. Cleveland ai Detroit. New York at Button. Phlludi'lpliJa at, Washington Gsceola Man Reported Missing Since July 1 7 Reported missing in action is Pvl. Abe Niekol of Osceola, husband of Mrs. Aim Nlckol and .son Mrs. William Niekol, both nt Osccolr.. Private Nk-kol has been missing since July 11, (lie War Department lins informed relatives. A brother, Corp., Hennle Niekol, has been in England Iwo years. CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st 81. , Sat. Jlarts 12:45; Sim. itarta J0I5 Night shows 5:45 ft Except Monday/ apeua 6:<5 Continuous Kljuwa Sul, and BOB. I.;ist Time Today Double Feature "GAUCHO SERENADE" Uitll Gene Aulry "HE'S MY GUY" with ( Ju:in Davis Serial: "CI-Mcn vs. llic Illack Dragon" Comedy Manila's -finest Shows NiKltliy 8:00 P. iUiiliiices Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System M. Saturday "MOJAVE FIREBRAND" with I.KAGUI; W. L. Pet. New Vork , 75 . r jf) .J)liO Si. Louis 7-1 (id .s-lfl Detroit 73 GO .510 Boston 71 tj;i .530 Cleveland ci TO .47« Philadelphia 03 Tli ATA Chicn^o 61 73 .4 r >f» Washington 55 70 ,4H NATIONAL I.K.UiUi; W. L. . !)i :i5 Annual tire remilrenicnts for passenger cars before Pearl Harbor ran 40 lo 45 million; civilian tire production for the first six months of 1944 tolaled only six million. passed with a couple of .sailors and girls who waved vigorously. They eased down on the accelerator fliid pulled alongside and who do you suppose II was? Why, It was Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Boyd, Bob •Berryman and Gwendolyn Fisher. WAC ENJOYING MFK 1M. Eldora Ncal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Ncal and employed at the Court House before joining the Wacs. seems to be enjoying her new surroundings, from a recent letter to her parents. Eldora, a rabid sports enthusiast, is stiition- cd somewhere in England (WAC Del. Hq & Hq Sqdii, ASC- TO HAVE VISITOR Marshall Blackard, who is confined to a hospital in Ensland following wounds received in action during the invasion of France, may not know it but lie soon is to have another visitor from his home town of Bl.vlhcvillc. Captain Clyde (Bud) Wilson writes that he has located Marshall nnri as soon as the weather will permit plans to fly over and see him. . . . HOMETOWNEnS— Harold Simpson phM3-c, who is stationed nt San Diego., Cnlif., writes his aunt. Dclsie Stewart, that tic recently su\v B;ilic Cioss and Bill Godwin. Evidently Ens. God- Win Is visiting his mother, Mrs, E. St. Louis . Pittsburgh . Cinciunali . Chicago , .. Hew York .. Boston . Brooklvn . Philadelphia 70 70 58 UO 54 54 51 Pet. .728 .591 .556 .400 .4 Sit .400 .401! .395 Hill Serial Short Saturday ' OW1, SHOW "Y/ATERFRQNT" v.illi .1. Oirrnll Naish .V- .toini Carnuliiic .Selected Short Sunday and Monday 'MAKE YOUR OWN BED' I-'ox with .Lu 1 !; ('arson News * Shurl NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites mny he ruinirij; your property. CaJJ me fo. check-up wiihoul cost or obligation, HATS, MICH AND ttOACIt CONTB.OI. GUARANTUliU WORK H. C. ID> f.. Kenlnck; BLANKENSH1P fhona tttA ..30 3 8 27 15 Score by innings: Greenville 300 300 010—7 Blythevillc 030 000 000—3 Summary: Runs balled in—Bialek 2, Travis. Hudson 2, Heydl. Wcslby 2, Short. Two base hiUs— Heydt. Cullcn. Three base hit— Stocksdale. Double plays—Hudsen- Cullen-Shorl, Rogers-Cullen, Hulh- Vickcrs, Parnell, Travis-Bialck- r i i i i i I'M SAVS WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, Sept. 1 1, 8:30 p. towtrt Admission ol »ny Wr«lUn t Aren» m. j^ty^ita ft a-° A -°- DOUBLE MAIN EVENT :,_,_;-. 2 90 - Jlinu ! e - 2 Out of 3 Fall Matches TUFFY TRUESDALE vs. MICKEY BAARN ROY WELCH vs. IRISH EDDIE MALONE ATLACIDE Kills JOHNSON GRASS Sept. and Oct. arc considered best months for |)olsoning. E.C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. niyllicvillc, Ark. i i i i i s i i PRESGRGPTfiONS Freshest Stock Guaranteed Best Prit«« Kirby Dreg Stores I Have Opened N£W OFFICES Located In The First National Bank Building, 104 S. Second New,Phone, 2641 H, C.Campbell Exclusive ncal Kslalc Dealer i B3 si jj: sa r_t! HI tsa MS EC s.i TSE as. ra ssi an isrj B« a All over tin country wire* and twecthearu art collecting warn paf>M. They undwstaud that out fightkuj maa dejpentelf a**i tiii» critical vrw Sunday and Mondiiy REAP THE WILD WIND' (In Tecbnicol(ir) wilh 'aulellc (ioiUhird & Universal N Comedy Alilluiiil THEATRE^ ^ Ark. WEEK-DAY NUiHTS Box Office Opens 8—Shuw Starts at 8:15. BATHUDAYS .V SUNDAYS Box Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 Saturday "OUTLAWS OF STAMPEDE PASS" Uilll Johnny BlacJi Broiru Slh Clianlcr: 'The Three Musketeers' I'oiJeyc Comedy Saturday OWL SHOW MONSTER AND THE GIRL" Ellen \villi Drew, Robert Paige it 5 > aul Lukas Scleclcil Short '' Sunday & Monday I Eddie, Canlor in ' ' "SHOW BUSINESS" I with i George Murphy, Joan Davis, Nancy i Kelly ami Constance Moore I HKO \civs Jt Comedy Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 I.; 'J'imc Today 'Arizona with Ken Maynartl, Ilnnl fiibsou and Itoh Htcclc SKKIAL: "Dcscrl Hawk" Shorl Saltitxhiy Midnight Show 'Bowery At They ar« m»klflf t weekly habit of MTlng old s*w«p«p*r«, bozM, wwp- plng*. They u« not burdag or dtttroyiug wiutt p»p«» — thty •rt Moding it to rntlu o« wmp mon tfau 700,000 dlffutnt war articles used by our armies, Do jwar part along wick the* patriotic wooiaa, G* yout cluba, etvfe and churcli group* b«hlnd thJ* moyeroent Collect wwt« pap*r-beadls lt~and turn h in .;. and help •bonce d* wari u.s. VICTORY WASTE PAPER CAMPAIGN Bcla l.ugosi, Jnhn Archer Si Wand; ' McKay Selected Shorts Sunday and Monday let's Face It' wilh nob Hone & Betty Hutlon Xcns Short

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