The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 15, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 15, 1944
Page 8
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/PAGE EIGHT 4LYTHEVILLE (ARK.), COURIER Nffitffl FRIDAY^EPTISMBBU 10, 19-14 Butler To Leal } . Oscepla Team In Battle lonighl :'. Expect Large Crowd * .- For Season's Opening Game At Osceola OSCEOLA, Sept. 15.—The largest crowd ever 'assembled here for an opening: game' Is expected to give Coach..Homer. Bourns and his Osce- 6t»" Semlnolesi a royal sendoff to- highttwhen they take on the i»w- siinuurJK erlul Paragould Bulldogs at Hale Field, starling at 8:15. Superintendent Dean H. Whltslde and other school officials arc making preparations for at least 2,000 fans. An extensive publicity program has .been under way for several weeks and Indications point to over- but "l had i flow results. sized ones. •Coach Burns will be making his debut not only at tlie helm of the Semlnoles, but Initial coaching appearance In Northeast Arkansas. The hew tribal chief was lured away Irom Pulaskl Heights Junior High School! In Little Rock where he led the Panthers to a twin-crown last year, his, first there following his discharge from the Army. The Panthers mopped up with everything In the state capltol for the city championship and then showed their class' by taking the state title. ,'•- , Bitter Slruggle Expected The same Itself has all the earmarks of developing Into a bitter struggle fanned by the existing ri- tfalry between the two schools. Since. It Is the curtain raiser for both teams there Is a definite ciuestion mark hovering over both squads. The Scmlnoles, though studded with nine lellermen, have only four rcg- \iiarj'holdovers from the 1943 conference third-place winner and are unknown,quantity, especially lo the hew Chief who is anxious to see ihem under fire. Coach Ralph Haizllp's canines are Counted on to furnish that baptism of fire, possibly too much. Headed by;two utant tackles. Jack White (190) and Marty Hlghfill (190) and Charles Brady, 173-pound left end, the visitors wilt have a weight advantage of at least 10 pounds per position/both In the line and Hie backfield. •Remainder of. the prob- . able starting lineup Includes: James Nailing (155), left guard; Harold Morgan (138), center; Charles Penry (155), right guard; Farrell fler- ryhlll (155), right end; Billy Fields (155), quarterback; Billy Farrell (144), left halfback; Bobby Farrel (144), right halfback; Junior Max well (150), fullback. Butler Leads Tribe . Gene Butler, 190-pound left guavi and captain, who was named on th' all-Northeast' Arkansas Confcrenc team last year, will lead his Semi holes Into battle with the folloivin helpers: Tom Cross, (160) left end John Griffin (HO), left tackle Fred Bannister (140), center; Sinn ley, Kramer (180), right guard Charles Jones (145), right tackle Ike . . DOPE BUCKET •X I. P. IS HIS FACE RKD? The next time you see Bill (Col- Ion Oil) Htgglnson and his face strongly resembles a late afternoon settlng'suu don't mistake 11 for that girl-school complexion you see and Hear so much about. I rather suspect It Is a result of a recent fishing experience, and I don't- -mean unuurn. ;j § V For exhibit "A" I submit Ihc following story as told lo me by Bill (Dry Wash) Malln. You're right, It IS a fish story. "I was down at Buffalo dllch Ihe other day, casting from the bank. They weren't blllng any too well but 1 had caught three pretty fair zed ones. "1 hadn't been there very long before Bill and C. G. Redman moved In Ihe spot will! Ihelr boat. They too, were having wretched luckniu! were doing everything Imaginable lo find a bait Ihc fish would strike They had floated around for a few minute's without results and were just about ready to move on. "What would you say If I pulled out a two pounder right under you" f yelled to Bill ns I heaved an olc Shannon spinner with one of thi hooks broken. It landed Just nude C. G.'s pants. Hardly had It hi the water when a big two-pound ack Sartaln (160). right end; Hcn- Grlffin (145). quarlerback; Melin Waggoner (132), left halfback; Robert G. Driver (130), right half- ack; and Denver Wilson (150), ullback. Good olflciatlng Is assured for the ontest. Lieut. Bill Adams, Ath- ctlc Officer nt the Blythevllle Army Ir Field and former Jonesboro State College star athlete, will serve s referee. Lieut. Cecil Garrison, one jf the greatest linesmen in Southwestern (Memphis) football history, wlro Is on Lieut. Adams' staff at the Army Air Field, will handle the umpire duties, with Scrgt. Conrad Dle- icr, former'Brooklyn College great, vho also Is stationed at the BAAF| leadlinesinan. Basil Scagravcs, who las been keeping time and serving as field judge for many years, will be back at his post with the slop watch. Probable lineups: Pnrngould WT. Pos. wt. Osccoln 'ass struck and I pulled him In s Hlgglnson and Redman sat peechless, their mouths wide open. "What kind of bait did you use? Bill asked, full awnrc that he had used everything In his bulging box. : lold him that It was a Shannon iplnner, and a broken one nt that "The last I saw of him he was umping up and down on his Shannon spinner In Ihc boat. I dldn'i wait to sec what results he got will Us," , ANOTHER "IIOOIV SCORES Anolhcr member of the Hoot family has distinguished himself In action during this World War II Sonic time ago Capt. Eugene a former chick blocking back, wa awarded the Distinguished Flyln Cross for his achievements in Hi Air Transport Command in Ih Southwest Pacific. Now comes a letter from Earl V Hood, a cousin of Gene, that h lias been promoted lo Torpcdomai first class. • Writing to his 'parents, Mr. an Mrs. R. H. Hood, at Pnrma, Mo., formerly of Blythevllle, Earl says, in part: "I Just got word that I made Tor- pedoman, 1st Class. Boy, was I surprised. I didn't expect It for quite while. We had such a successful atrol run that General MacAr- hur sent a message to our captain i>d our crew as follows: "The re- ent strike of the Harder was mag- tflcent. i extend to her Com- landlng officer and crew my ad- liratlon." "I thought you might be inter- stcd to know this. It Isn't every ay that a submarine gets that. Vc may get the Presidential Cltn- Voiselle Wins 20th Game Rookie Righthander Defeats Philadelphia At New York, 12-1 I By United Press After Kcven lean years the New fork Giants finally have a. pitcher who can win 20 games. Rookie Ighthander Bill Voiselle became he first Glnnt moundsman since 937 lo hit thnl high when lie vhippcd the Philadelphia Phillies 12 to 1 at New York yesterday. ;; Tlie last lime the New Yorkers boasted a 20-game winner • they lad two of them, Carl Hiibbel won 22 and Cliff Melton won 20 in 1937. Tlie last time a Glan rlghty made the grade was whei Hal Schumacher did It back li 1934. Volsclle's victory moved the N<:w" Yorkers Into a tic with the Chicago Cubs for fourth place. At Brooklyn, the Dodgers downed Hie Boston Braves, 0 to 4. and look over sixth place, while the Braves dropped to seventh. Both the New York and Brooklyn games were listed as twin bilk, but the rain washed out second games. Tlie Chicago Cubs and Cliicln- atl Reds split their doublehcnder t Chicago. The Reds went 13 in- ilngs to lake the opener, 3 lo 2, nd the Cubs rallied lo win econd gnme, 4 to 2. 'file Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals had the day off. Memphis Chicks Two Up On Vo!s In Southern Play-Off Jly United Press The Memphis Chicks arc leading NastivlIIc two games to none In the Southern Lcaeuc playoff. Lost nlglit the Memphis club downed the Voh S to 4. to garner their second win in as many days. The Chicks drove In four mas in the first Inning, and Nashville \ras- ,11't able (o retaliate until the third, The only game ichedulcd for the [It .was then that they scored three American League York-Philadelphia at Philadelphia. But the rain got that one, too. Cotton textile production In 19-14 will be 15 per cent less than in 1042 when tile Industry was at its peak, according to John W. Eilelman, point when Ossle McClure singled over short, stop'. The starting pitchers—IJoyd Tepler for Nashville and Frank Ve- vcrku for Memphis—were relieved early In the game oy Oarth Mann and Clarence Marshall' Marshall was credited with the game. was tlie Now runs to come within a point of Athletic clash Memphis. And llinn—In the fifth—the Vols came through and tied the game 4-all. It stayed knotted until the ninth, when catcher Les McOarlty broke tlie Ice with a single and was advanced to second base with another single. IMm— running for McOarlty after he had been advanced to third Washington representative of the | )ase O n a wild throw to second Textile Workers Union of America. crowed the plate for the winning Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Playoff) Memphis at Nashville, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Ix)uls at Chicago, two. Hiooklyn at Boston. New York at Philadelphia, night. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at St. Louis, night. IXroit at Cleveland, twilight- night. Boston at Washington, night. Only games'scheduled. Tlie American Battle Monuments Commission of the Federal Government has only one eipployec; the Commission for the Protection of Monuments in Europe, two. CHICKASAW West Mala Hear 21st Bt. Bit. it»rt» 12:45; gun. start* 1:45 Night thorn 5:45 Esecpt Monday, opem 1:15 Conttnuoiu shows Bat. and Boa. a thorn In the side of Japancs shipping and one of the princlpa reasons why we shall eventual) strangle her. His address Is: Earl V. Hood, TM 1-c, USS Harder, % Fleet PO. 'Frisco. Brndy White Nailing 113 LE 160 190 LO 140 155 LG 190 Morgan 138 C 140 Penry 155 RG ISO Highflll 110 RT H5 Jerryhlll 190 IlE 1GO Fields 155 QB 145 B. Farrelll44 LH 132 R. Farrell 144 RH 130- Maxwell 150 FB 150 Cros: J. Griffin Butler (c) Bannister Kramer Jones Sartait H. Grlffii Waggone Drive Wilson Officials: Adams (Arkansas Stale referee;. Garrison (Southwestern'o Memphis) umpire; Diencr (BrooX lyn College), head linesman; Sen graves (Notre Dame), field judge. New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P.. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Ion, too. I hope so.' 1 -ETS MEDAI-, TOO A graduate of Blythevllle high chool, Earl first was on the U. S. Pompon, the third submarine to built and side-launched on the Great Lnkes. Aug. 15, 1042. He was tricken with tropical fever and after his dismissal from the hos- iltal was transferred to the U. S. S. Harder. In a former letter home Ear mentioned of getting a persona nedal but, modest-llke, did not tcl what It was or what It was for. Earl has often written to hi Mom and Daj about the l|fe at sea n the submarine. He is proud o :he fact that he made submarine for the physical and mental re quiremcnti are unusually high It that branch. Any boy who rate Submarine service can claim n bertl in the upper bracket of servlccmei ."He never complains of, the! hardships or confinement", Mr Hood tells me, "Their lot is mad ns enjoyable as possible and he say Ills chances are as good a$ the ay er'nge." Tlie submarines are the unsun heroes In this war, especially in th Pacific. They have constantly bpe Last Time Today "GHOST CATCHERS" with OLsen & Johnson Serial & Short Saturday "BENEATH WESTERN SKIES" with fab Livingston & Smiley Burnellc Serial and Short Saturday OWL SHOW "STORM OVER LISBON" with Vera Ilrub.i Kalston Selected Shorts '• Sunday and Monday ..£' "SECRET COMMAND" • > Wlth " , :,i I'al O'Brien & Carole LtihdlS Fox News * Short THE OLD JUDGE SAYS... *o "H sounds almost like a miracle, Judas... how did we ever do it?" "American industry did'it, Sally. "When the Japs conquered the chief natural rubber producing centers of the world they thought they had dealt a death blow to our war effort. But, in less than two years, we nre producing enough synlhelic rubber in this country to supply all our military and essential civilian requirements. "Our rubber experts knew how to make it but the most practical process at the time required huge amounts of industrial alcoliol... far bf->ond Ihe already ovei- tsxcd capacity of our industrial plants. So, ovemighl, our country's beverage distillers slopped making whiskey and produced hundreds of millions of gallons of the vitally needed alcohol. "As a matter of fact, Sally, a high government official said recently '...synthetic rubber is from G to 9 months ahead of where it could have been if alcohol had not Ixsn available for butadiene production.'" "We were really fortunate, weren't we Judge, lo have a beverage distilling industry in existence ... p.blc to help perform llua yv;.t Va-iujn 1 .!•' Friday and Saturday ,. Double Feature r "GAUCHOS OF EL DORADO" with The 3 Mesquiteers and "LAUGH YOUR BLUES AWAY" with Jinx Kalkenbcrg SEKIAL: "O-Mcn vs. the Black Drajjon." Comedy Sunday and Monday 'THIS LAND IS MINE" Witll Cluirlcs LuuKhton & Maureen O'Haru Universal News Comedy R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS , Boi Office Opens K—Show Starts at 8:15. ' • -> SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS ' Box Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 Last Time Today "LADY, LET'S DANCE" with Bclita, Henry Bussc, Mitch Ayres. Eddy I.cbarron & Lew Brinn 1'ara mount News Comedy and Short Saturday "OUTLAW TRAIL" with Hnot Gibson i Bob Sfeele Olh Chapi.: "The Three Musketeers" Leon Krroll Comedy PRELUDE TO FALL TRIPLE TEST WORSTED -An American standard—for suit value! Famous for wear. . . for style ... for quality! Worsteds rate high with men who wanl an easy-to-wear but long wearing suit. This tough fabric lends itself pliably to fine tailoring . . . bringc out the rich Fall colors popular {hi s season. The dynamic , man to the right, wearing a Savile Lounge single brcaslcd drape, is .selling today's BEST investment—War Bonds! Triple , Test Worsteds in single or double breasted models, arc our best clothing investment at a wallet-welcome $45 created and tailored by HART SCHAFFHER & MARX Saturday OWL SHOW 'LEAVE ITTOTHE IRISH' *. wilh ^ *. \ '• James Dunn, Wiuulji McKay & Jack LaRue Also Comedy —^——— j(^Ji. Sunday and Monday "UP IN ARMS" EKO News & Comedy I': , Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30\. Friday and Saturday ;'., The Ghost Rider' with Johnny Mack Brown Jfc liaymond Halton SERIAL: "Dcscrl Hawk." • Short Saturday \ r: MIDNITB SHOW Starts 11 p. m. They Live In ,i Fear 7 i: with "\ Otto Kruegcr & Clifford SeijAri , i Sclcclcd ShorU ' , ^ ••M™"*-W™—™™*^^*^™™^^™"^^ — ^^™* ' Sunday and Monday j 'None Shall Escape 1 with Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox and Henry Travers ^ • Paramount News Shorts

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