The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 16, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 16, 1944
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six BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COU1UKR NEWS SATURDAY, SEPTEMHKK 1C, 1944 Osceola SEows Class In Winning Opener Easily Outplay Paragould, 25-2 < Wilson, Driver And 'Cross Spark Scoring In Every Quarter OSCEOLA, Sept. 16.—The Osceoln Bemlnolcs presented their, new coach, Homer Bourns, with his first victory as they defeated the heavier Faragould Bulldogs, 25-2, in the season opener here last night before a partisan crowd of approximately 2,000. Led by two fleet-footed, swivel- hipped backs, Denver Wilson and Bobby Driver, ably .assisted by Long Tom Cross, loose-jointed left end, the tribe scored in every quarter (is they completely outplayed and outmaneuvered the visiting canines. They stuck to a strong running attack throughout, which railed up 15 first downs to 10 for the Bulldogs, half of them coming via the overhead game. Wilson Stages Marathon Wilson electrified the huge crowd midway of the second quarter when he slipped through the line on n half spinner, cut'sharply to the sidelines and raced C9 yards through the entile Bulldog team for the second touchdown of the game. It wns a magnificent run, featured by some sharp downficld blocking by his mates. He was alone the last 15 yards to the goal line. Cross again brought the fans to their feel shortly after the second half got under way when he climaxed a drive from the Osceola 35- yard line by sprinting 35 yards on a double reverse to the final stripe to nut the locals out in front, 19-2. After threatening to break completely loose all during the fast and exciting contest, Driver finally went over for the final score by brute force. Taking the ball on n straight plunge from the 12-yard stripe. Bobby bowed Ills neck, churned his feel and (\ctvially fought his way over the goal line, shaking oft would-be tacklers as he plowed. Semtnotcs Score Knrly The Seminoles scored their first touchdown after live minutes of play. On an exchange ol punts, as \rell as fumbles, Driver set up the • marker with a brilliant 20-yard sprint around right enci. With Wilson,» Marvin Waggoner and Driver 'alternating they moved the ball down to the tliree-yard line where Henry Griffin sneaked over for the initial six points. \Vtlson's attempted placement was wide. •• L'Griffin also accounted for the only extra point of the game when he plunged over standing up aftci Wilson's marathon jaunt. ' Paragould made only two majoi threats fend each time the clock • halted them. Their safety was a bil ' of charily. With the second half ^running out, tall Charles Brad.v 'moved into the backfield and Half back Bob Anderson went to lef ^'end. Brady began to heave the pig I Ekin with reckless abandon and the » Bulldogs began to move. He heaved ! a long one Intended for Anderson. ^-Wilson leaped high into the air ; and speared It just outside the goal line. But he took two steps back~ward to evade tacklers and was downed In the end zone for nn «u- .tomatlc safety. Brady Starts Chunking Osceola kicked off to Paragould and the Bulldogs roared back Into scoring position on Brady's fine aim. Brady hit Anderson with one for '10, another for 38, putting the ball on the 9-yard line. Maxwell went wide around right end to the 2-fool line. But before another play could be run the sands had run out. r Late in the fourth quarter the Bulldogs again unleashed an aerial attack with Brady on the throwing end and Anderson, Farreli Berryhlll and Billy Fields on the receiving end. They moved the oval down to the 13. But again the whistle ended their gallant efforts and the game. '. Line play was unusually brilliant with both. forward walls standing out quite prominently. Captain Gene Butler; Stanley Kramer, Freddie Bannister and Jack Sartaln were especially effective on defense for the winners. Harold Morgan, Brady Jack While and Marty Highfill looked Impressive in spite of the loss Anderson and Maxwell carried the brunt of the Bulldog attack. Anderson was almost a one-man show fo: •Paragould. The lineups: Pos. (2) Paragouli Belkas-Truesdale Match Holds Interest On Mat Card Monday; Von Ludw/g Opponent Of Allen The most widely sought wrestling match in local ring history will be unveiled Monday night to feature Promoter Mike Mcroncy's weekly presentation, Staff Scrgts Chris Bclkas, wrestling instructor at the Blythevillc Army Air Field and holder of several world's weight lifrTrt'g- records, will clash with "Tul'i'y" Trnesdale, dapper young St. Louis star and champion of Mexico, in the second match of the double main 'event show. Hoy Allen, enlongaled kicking star and the only victoi over Scrgt. Belkas in a three-fall match, returns to do battle with Olio Von Lugwig, rough and double tough moanic, i) the initial match. Both matches are down for the usual 90-mlnute time limit, two best falls out of three. Fans Itcqucsl Miilcli Never In the history of Promoter Mcroney's matchmaking at the local American Legion arena has there been a more general demand for a match than the one featuring Belkas and Trucsdale. Fans who have seen both In action have clamored and bombarded the promoter with requests lo tliroiv llic clever youngsters into the same ring and let them go at it. "I naturally did not keep count, but I venture to say al least 500 fans have requested me to match Belkas and Truesdale. They started In on me shortly after "Tuffy' was beaten by "Swede" Carlln and they have not let up since. 1 made every attempt to bring them together last week but already had made plans and It wasn't practical But they are down for this Mondaj night, and boy, am I iilad. An usual thing about the petitions there were as many men to ask for the match as women. It is nothing unusual or the feminine funs to ivnnl to see the handsome youni fellows—and both these arc Adon Iscs—but when the men want lo sec them I know it Is because of thcl ability and not so much their looks. 1 It Is A Natural And from every Indication th match appears one of those "nat urals" that come along once In blue moon. Both are young, pov, erful. highly skilled, fast, cluslvi and unusually ring wise tor the! Imitcd years of experience. Belkas, who has perhaps the best vlnntng record in local ring annals, vill have a weight advantage of ap- iroxinuitoly 10 pounds over the imis- achcd Mlssotirlan. But that may >rovc a handicap rather than a icip. It means ho has that much more to carry against the fast nl- of the champion who docs not let up from the opening until the fall is completed. The sergeant hns defeated every opponent he has faced since his transfer here more than a year ago. He ran up a streak of ten straight three-full matches before he dropped his first—to Allen, who appears on the same cord. But Chris made up lor that loss a few weeks latci by dropping Roy in the third am deciding fall of a great match. Tufty Wins First Trucsdale, who weighs a littli more than 175 pounds, the regula light heavyweight class, hns brokei even in two appearances. In hi debut he had victory in his gras] but leaped into a right hntulei punch thrown by Carlin and tha landed below the belt. Had he bee: more careful there attic thai may border on legal d assault and battery. Von Ludwlg has the reputation o King one of the mosl brutal men h he business. If he can get his op onent in distress It Is to his liklin nd his taste. He continues on tha iijnrcd part until cither he gets lib ut, or goes under himself. While ordinarily a clean work ng grappler, Allen cnn mix It whe he situation demands for Ills safe y. He can throw punches like irofcsslonal lx>xer, and better slil ias a pair of active legs that o|i crate as If they nre possessed wit joll springs. Roy can leap oul wit its feet without the slightest indication nnd Is very iiccurntc with ils kicks, kJ say nothing of the TNT. The Dutchman may find that out—to his .sorrow. Vols Come Back With 4-2 Win Nashville In First Victory Of Series With Mertfphis NASI1VIU.E, Sept. 10 <U.P.)~ J'lie Nashville Vo!.v nrc feeling a iltlc better today. For after being downed twice It) a row by the Memphis Chicks In the Southern Association playoffs, they came through with a win last night 'Hie score wns four to two. •flic game was the first of a three-game stand In Sulphur Dell And the Vols scored single runs in four different innings to' maintain a grip on the playoff battle The next two games of the .scr Ics will be played Sunday after noon and Monday night. Then, i mme games In the best, four out o Ecycn series arc needed, the team will go buck to Kusswood Part in Memphis. Ocorgc Hennessey, the pitchei who hurled the Vols lo victory li the ijame that clinched the secom half pennant lust Sunday, litnltei the Chicks to nine hits last nlghi Tnlmndgc Abcrnalhy relieved th Memphis mound ace, Prank Veverka, in the fifth and limited the Vols to a single hit thereafter. But wns loo late. The hitting star of D fracas was Manny Salvalierra, ol centerfieldcr, who collected a ouble and two singles for four •Ips to the plate. DOPE BUCKET BY J. f. FRIEND Brownies Get Back in Chase For Pennant Osceola (25) Cross J. Griffin Butter (c) P. Bannister Kramer Jones Sartaln H. Griffin LE LT LG C RG RT RE QB Brad Whit Nailln Morgo Tribo Highfi Berryhi Penry is every ind! ation that he would have bcate re veteran who outweighed him liounds. Last wcok he had a comparatively asy lime with Mickey Baarn, win- lng two of the three falls. It was bit of carelessness that paved the ay for the second fall loss. After IJy United The St. Louis Browns climbed back oul of their plunge away from the American League masthead tc: make the pennant battle a rca! three-way scrap once more. The Drowns moved back to theii home park yesterday and opened b> polishing off the Chicago White Sox 5 to 1 with a snappy exhibition o wide-awake ball and timely hllthig he victory pushed the Brownie: Uo a second place tic with the DC •oi'. Tigers Just half a' gnme back 1 the New York Yankees. Denny Gatehouse provided Ihi Jiownle pitching and after ycttini ut of a firsl-tnnlni{ jam wlthou ivlng up n run he wa:: the boss th est of the way. He spread scve ills over the route while winnin lis seventh victory. Mike Krcevlc nglncercd the first two Brown! runs with a, first-inning triple, an thai was enough to defeat Orva irove, At Cleveland the Detroit Tigei Hissed a chance to gain groin: when they split their daubleheadcr with the Indians. Steve Gromek outlasted Dizzy Trout to give the Tribe n •! to 3 victory In the 12-inning first game. But Hal Ncwhonscr squared it for the Tigers by trouncing the Indians 0 to 1 in the nightcap for his 25th victory. At Washington the Senators defeated the Boston Red Sox 5 to 2. No other games were scheduled. In Ihe National League the St. Louis Cardinals split their twin bill will) the Chicago Cubs al Chicago. The Cubs took the opener 2 to 1, and (he Cards won the second game 3 to 2. Al PitUburgh the Cincinnati Baseball Standings (Playoff) SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L, Pet. Memphis 2 I >6 M Nashville 1 2 .333 x—Night game. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. few York TO Gl .555'l Detroit TO 62 .550 St. Louis TO 02 .550 Boston 13 05 .528 .eveland 00 73 .468 Chicago \ C3 15 .-ISO Philadelphia • B4 15 .400 Washington 50 80 .419 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. St. Louis 96 42 .60S Pittsburgh : 81 55 .596 Cincinnati TO 59 .562 :nicago 03 13 .463 New York C2 73 .459 Brooklyn 56 80 .412 Boston 55 80 .407 Philadelphia 53 80 .398 KM>! IIKI,!'! Arkansas boys upon entering the seivicc and thrown with Northern ads come face to face with three najor problems. They have to fight the Civil War ;ill over again. They have to convince those (lamyanket'S that we Arkansans are civilized nnd wear shoes. They have to prove that Arkansas prep football Is comparable to any played in the nation, especially above the imaginary Mason l)!xon line, Hen Butler, Jr., son of Mayor and Mrs. Ben P. Biiller of Osceolu, who carved out a neat football career as a member of the Osceola Seminoles, doubtless has proved no exception to those who have written to tins department that llic> have had quite a fight on theli bunds with the Yankees. What success he has enjoyed with the problems is not tjuite clear, but judging from his recent letter he is determined to prove to al least one fn- (llanlan that Arkansas football stooi Hie test In fine shape several year ago. His letter follows: Ben F. Butler, Jr., S 2-i AOM 51-A N.A.T.T.C. Bks. 72 • Norman, Oklahoma. Sept. 11, 1314. ' Dear J. P.: Since I have been out here in Ok liihonm, I have had any number o arguments on the subject of whic slate has the best high school foot ball teams. HOOSIKU A DOimTKI! A boy from Indiana has bee boasting about the great football teams from his state and his home town, which is South Bend. I told him thai Blytheville beat South Bend around 59-D. Of course, lie .said they had never played a team from Arkansas. As one word led to anolh- Althuuiih Blythevillc and Osceola ave been like Japs and Germans n the sports side, l.will take up for ilytlievillc on the football side, be- ause they have certainly had some real teams. Maybe Osceola and Blythevillc wil vin the conference titles again this •eur. v I read the "Dope Bucket" will nuch interest each day. Sincerely, Ben Butler, Jr. I'm truly sorry, lien, but I havi leen unable to get you a copy of tin xiljpy with the ynnic' In question lowevcr, T got second best. I wen to the Courier News flics of turned to Saturday, Nov. 18, am That game convinced Coach Forest Wood, I) Hey conch and n for- icr Notre Dame player, thai Ar- nnsas plays good football, if the 939 Chicks were any indication. He aid (and I quote): We have never played a team as ast as niythevllle's, and we have net some of the best in Indiana." And, Ben, you might tell your Doubting Thomas friend that the Jlilcks lost two games and tied one hat year. From all indicajlons ypu may pick ip the chips. KANSAS C1TV, Mo. (UP)—Miss Dorothy Gnddis of Kansas City cccntly wrote a letter 3C feet lone nnd containing 7,200 words lo n friend overseas. The letter to Pvt. Sam Gucrclo required five days to write. er, a small wager was put on the sulijcct. I told him that I would write and try to get the Blytheville paper with the score in it. Do you think it at all possible for me to receive it? I would appreciate it very much. .ecnred the information you seek. nviNS U:AI> PAKADK On the night of Nov. IS, 19M, 111 isiytlieville High School Chicks, Ic by the touchdown twins, Norma (Monk) Mosley and Mayficld (Son nyi Lloyd, defeated Riley Hig! School of South Bend, Ind., 39-6. Lloyd scored the first Chick I ~ touchdown in just four minutes at-1 tor the opening, whistle and from) then on it was a rout. They scored ' another before the initial quarter! mis over, booted an extra point, then crashed the final stripe thrice in the second quarter, with another placement, to lead, 32-0, al the half. With the substitutes playing a major part of the second half the Chicks counted again in the third quarter and addcdc the goal. Riley made their only score, minus placement, in the third period through a long run on kickoll ami a couple of line plays. .Statistics leave no doubt as to the Maroon and White superiority. The Tiib'- rolled xip 15 first downs to three, two in the last quarter. They amassed 388 yards by rushing to a net 23 for Riley High, and added Football Scores At Camdcn—Suiackovcr 38, Cam- Ion 14. At Heiitonville—Hentonville C; Wratvllle, Oklahoma, C (tie). At Fordyce—Fordyce 7; Warren 0. At El Dorado — Eldorado 25; iliiynesvillc 1 , Louisiana, C. At Searcy—Wynne 14; Searcy G. At Marianna — Marlanna 13; Brinklcy 13 (tic). At Fort Smith—Fort Smith 47; Van liurcn 6. At Helena—Helena C; Clarendo: 0. At Forrest City—Forrest City 12 Elaine 0. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NiCIlTS Box Office Opens 8—Show Starts at 8:15. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Bo* Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 A 20-|x>und fish swimming in sail water is lifting a weight of onlj one pouiul. Saturday "OUTLAW TRAIL" with Hoot lliljxun & Bob Slccle 3th Chupl.; "The Three Muskcleers" Leon Erroll Comedy Saturday OWL SHOW 'LEAVE IT TO THE IRISH' with James Dunn, Wanda McKay & Jack Laltuc New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System 44 more via passes to none (Ol for Hiley. "Monk" clicked off 1BD yards in II tries. "Sonny" carried the mail nine times and picked up 17 yards The visiting backs had 21 tries and gained a 1 total of 53 yards while losing 30. Reds downed the Pirates 5 to 3 In a 10-lrinlug struggle, and al Philadelphia the Phillies divided with the New York Giants. icglected net with a resounding kick thai anded Hush on the chin and ncar- y kayoed him. Meanics Mix It Although overshadowed in nubile 'avor, the first match Is expected :o be none the less exciting. Whereas the smaller wrestlers are due to wage a keen scientific duel, Allen and Von Ludwig likely will wage another kind of war, a bitter, rough Waggoner Driver Wilson LH RH FB Fields Anderson Maxwell Substitutions: (Osceola)—T. Bannister, Carlisle, Llllicrap, Shaneyfelt, Sheldon. Paragould—Hyde, King, Williams Stearns, Tcxtor. Officials: Lieut, Bill Adams (Arkansas State), referee; Lieut. Ceci Garrison (Southwestern, Memphis) umpire; Sergt. Conrad Diener Brooklyn College), head linesman Basil Seagravcs, field judge. oil July 16th and win 8 to 3. Thci Ibe Phils come back in the regular contest nnd took that 1 to 3. Tin Boston Braves and Brooklyn Dcxtg crs failed to reach Boston in time for their game and It was post >oucd. Today's American League can Ists: Chicago at St. Louis, Bostoi at Washington, and Philadelphia a New York. The other teams are idle In the National League, Brook lyn plays a twin bill al Boston, an In other doublehcaders Cinclium Is at Pittsburgh and St. Louis is a Chicago. New York plays a sing; game at Philadelphia. Yesterday s Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Playoff) Nashville 4, Memphis 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE Night games: St. Louis 5, Chicago 1. Cleveland 4-1, Detroit 3-9. Washington 5, Boston 2. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago 2-2, St. Louis 1-3. Brooklyn at" Boston, postponed. Night games: Philadelphia 7, New York 3. Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 3. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Playoff) Open date. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Chicago- Brooklyn at Boston, Iwo. New York at Philadelphia, two. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, two. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago nt St. Louis, night. Boston at Washington, night. Philadelphia at New York. Only games scheduled. NOTiCE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may be ruining your property. Cal! me check-up without cost or obligation. RATB, MICE AND ItOACH CONTUOL GUARANTEED WORK H, C. 8LANKENSHIP M* E. Kentucky frumo Saturday "BENEATH WESTERN SKIES" will: licit) Livingston & Smiley liurncttc Serial and Short Saturday OWL SHOW 'STORM OVER LISBON" with Ver;i Ifrub.i Ralsion Selected Shorts Sunday and Monday "UP IN ARMS" UKO News & Comedy Sunday and Monday "SECRET COMMAND" with 1'at O'Brien & Carole Landis Fox News & Short PicJcren To Manage Manila Cotton Gin J. J. Pickrcn, former North Mis slssipi>i County agriculture agent, has returned to this county to become manager of the Fleeman Gin Co., al Manila. Mr. Plckren resigned from his duties as county agent last year in order to look after his father's farm at Salem. The farm was later sold. Read Courier News Want Arti WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, Sept. 78, 8:30 p. m. Lownt Admission of »ny Wrertllnj Artn» In America. AMls, 36o, Tax flc—Total, 45o. Reserrefl SettiyiZs, T« So—Total 15e. Children'* Seats IZo, Tax 3<s, ToUl, 15«. Reserved Seals On Sale »t the Legion Arena Erery Monday from 8 p. m. on. For Good Insurance Calf \V. M. Burns Agency, Ph. 336? Writing complete Automobile Insurance, Plate Class, Work- nun's Compensation, I'ublic & Contractor's Liability and Fire Insurance on any thing tnsurablc. W. M. BURNS DOUBLE MAIN EVENT 2 90-Minulo, 2 Out of 3 Fall Matches SGT. CHRIS BELKAS VF. TUFFY TRUESDALE ROY ALLEN VS. ^ "*' OTTO VON LUDWIG DON EDWARDS ."The Typewriter Man" ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS 11B N. 2nd STREET PHONE 3382 | (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) BERLOU 10 Year Guaranteed Mooth proof ing Protects CLOTHING— RUGS—FURNITURE- DRAPES—BLANKETS—etc. Ask for the schedule of reasonable prices. Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 Last Time Today The Ghost Rider' with Johnny Muck lircrwn & Kaymoa Hiiltnn . SERIAL: "Desert Hawk/' Short Saturday MIDNITE SHOW Starts II P. m. They Live In Fear' with Otto Krucgcr & Clifford Severn Selected Shorls Sunday and Monday 'None Shall Escape' { ) with Mnrshii Hunt, Alexander Knox and Henry Travers Paramount News Shorts HUDSON Cleaner—Tailor—Clothier Housewives! Storekeepers! WASTE PAPER URGENTLY NEEDED Clip this and paste it in your window! U.S. Victory WASTE PAPER Campaign CHICKASAW Vfcsl Main Near Zlst 8t Sat starts 12:43; Snn. starts 1:U Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sat. and San. Last Time Today Double Feature \ "GAUCHOS OF ' EL DORADO" with The 3 Mesquitecrs and "LAUGH YOUR BLUES AWAY" with Jinx Falkenbcrg SERIAL: "G-Mcn vs. the Black Dragon." Comedy Sunday ond Monday "THIS LAND IS MINE" with Charles Laughlon & iUaurccii O'H.ira Universal News Cor.icrly

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