The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 20, 1944
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BLYTHE'^LLE (Afck.) COURIER Tigers Increase Lead Full Game Beat Yankees 4 to 1; Senators 'Defeat St. Louis ' By) United Press Tlie Detroit Tigers increased their lead oyer-'all th fee' American rJeagiie contenders by one full game In the 'opening game of (lie last western trip of,the seasin In Detroit the Tigers down slapped hopeful New Yoik . Yankees, 4 to 1 behind Hie steady pitching of Lefty, Hnl Neuhousei. Hflhk Borowy stalled for the Yafiks,^ but was ielle\ed by Alley DoAaln in tlie eighth inning. Both teams gor eight. hits, Bddle"'Msy6 fiomeied for the Tigers and ' J.ihmty Lfndell slapped out a four bagger for the Yanks, but neither score was decisive. At St Louis the Biowns tried to doun the Washington Senatois for ten innings r but ended by taking a 6 to' 0 trouncing that taw the Nats get all six scores In their final frame. Had -the Browns won, 'they 'would have, moved to within halt a ' game of the driving Tigecs They now stand a game and 'a halt away from the league ' lenders. During the game Denny Gfcle- house and Johnny Niggellhg tangled: in ii. Hot pitching battle. But after ten scorele's innings the Nats pounded Galehouse' from themountl and George- Caster took over.' Roger Wolf took the mound for Washington arid lield the Browns for tht last inning. And the fourth place contenders foi the Venntmt. the Boston Red Sox, also took a beating. The Cleveland Indians pounced on a trio of Boston hurlcrs to get 15 hits and win 8 to 2. Steve Gromek held Boston to • nlrte scattered . hits to win his tenth victory in 18 starts. Rex Cecil, who started oil the mound for Boston, wns named for the loss. In the only other American League game ' the Chicago ' White Sox set down the high-flying Philadelphia 'Athletics 6 to 3 behind the pitching 'of Johnny Humphries Jesse Flo'fes started on the'inound for Phila'delnhia But was relieved by Cnrl Seheifa in the sixth Flores took the lots, his tenth of the seasdn. In the National League games scheduled between Cincinnati' and stationed nt Fort George Mcade. appointing feature of the whole trip Md., and Lieut, Jariies O. (Splffy) was jhat ho didn't see n soul whom Guard, former star golfer, they en-I he knew. With so many.of the boys Joyed this sensation. Lieut. Guard ID England he felt certain he would and the two young ladles had Just run Into at least someone with a entered the Diamond florsc Shoe fanilllar face, put no soap. He night club, one of the swankiest In' Little ol' uoo-yawk, nml-who do you ; suppose came In right behind them? If you guessed Lieut. Jimmy Terry ind Lieiil. 'lihik Wellenkanip you're DOPE BUCKET Bt I. F. ffcntND JIORK MFt-'.TINC T1IR1LI.S (Willie he enjoyed visiting various This novel experience of Blythe-; places in England, especially L6n- ville people meeting all over the don, 'Col. Crawford was Immensely world Is, getting more fret|uent. but ImpYessC'd with the beauty of Scot- nqne the less e xclling nnd thrill-1 land. "All lie could talk about for ing. For Instance when Miss Eu-J hours was how beautiful Scotland gehla Crawford, Courier News re- was", Eugenia said, ffc would Jlke poiter, and Miss Mo!' "-' •--—- -- • • • >•- - •'• -•-••-in New York recently Molly Guard were ( to return, but w6uld pf/tcr making ntly to see 'Genie's a different country the next time, father, Col. Ivy C. Crawford, who is die Indicated. The only <lls- went to every 'placp he thought would be the ni6st likely to Irc- iuicnl, but still no luck. SETS SPEED IlECOltl) Calvin Hill s 2-c, son of Mr. nnd right, for that's right. And, ns su-. Mrs. Felix Hill, recently set n new spected, tliey had quite a Jam ses-, speed record nt tlie C'orainulo slbn, and I don't menu two pieces'(Calif) Amphibious Training Base. of bread Jammed' together. Terry He. miulc 175 landings on the beach, nnd Wctlenknmp, brothers-in-law, The most any had been able to do though In different branches of the,' before was 120, which Is quite n service, are close by In the big city, difference. . . . CHAMPIONS — I Lieut. Guard.-who has Just Itind-, have Just received a picture of the ed overseas, hopes he can get the soflball champions of Majors Field, break'that his. friend, Lieut. 'House GrceuvlHc, Texas. It was sent by Haip, son of Mr. arid Mrs, H. L.' (Cpl. 'George E. (Buddy) Boyett, Harp'; did Just sfter his arrival In ^ who Was a mcmlJer of the outfit. I appreciated it very much. England. Rouse whs there Just n s'hort time \vhen hd-mnde a trip but,. h'c._spoiled some of the effect Into London. He met n young old- with one statement in his accotn- cer, Lieut. Don Dixpn, who was n pnnylng. Idler. Here Is what he classmate of Jimmy when they were said: (Quote and unquote) ... I In college. VVhfle they cxchnnged "'111 close now because you may be greetings who should pounce In bul going , fishing to catch that limit, Major Dick Ttpton. How Hint boy (Such nerve some guys have.) "Say, gets nroiindl , LIKES NEW ASSlG>fMENT . . .. ...... Co). Crawford Is excitedly elated. ohalr. Red Ball Barber Shop) lo over his new assignment of Con-'give you n few lessons, (as if I nced- J.. P.." he continues, "Why don't you get dad (Fred Qoyett. No. 1 voy Officer at Fort George Meade, the same ns Capt. James Ace PucK- ett. The genial colonel recc'htfy matic his first trip across the Atlantic anil was he thrilled I Daughter Eugenia reports that, he Is trying to decide which he t'6t more thrills out of, the voyage over aboard n luxury liner, 6i- retinii via the ftir. It was his ftfst 'of s'tfch a 1011(5 distance in a plane and, naturally, he WES pleased with.his short snorter. good HIM . ;nkc everything, do we? . . . He's n pretty husky fellow, though. Mebbe we should let the whole mat- Philadelphln and between Pittsburgh ami Brooklyn were postponed uecnuse of rain. No other Entries were scheduled. ., —My pnl, Pvl. Gene Auleii, writes Hint he Is scheduled to graduate as a fullfletlgcd gunner around the middle of the mouth and expects lo arrive for a brief frlough on or near the 20th. He Is lo be In the lower ball turret oh the B-17 and looks forward lo the new assignment. DON EDWARDS "The -Typewriter Man" I ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE I 1 TYPEWRITERS , . ' j 11B N. 2nd STREET > r . PHONE 33821| (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) , ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES- GIN AND MILL SUPPLIES AT PRESENT our stocks of Repair parts are a.4 c&rft- plete as 'during pre-w&r times! Put your plants in | .shape for Fall NOW. WE GIVE SERVICE—call us day, bight or Sunday. * Baiting * Steam Packihg * All Size Pipe * Belt Lace * Pipe Fittings * Crane Valves * Gin Saw Files and Gummers Hubbard Hardware Co. Strvint Blythe vine .25 Yean ed some) If you don'l believe'he Is flslicrnum you just ftsk . F|'cd, we don'l linvc tb tor drop, huh? . GRADUATES Southern League Title Will Be Decided Tonight NASHVILLE, Sept. 20 (UP) The NnshyHle Vols li'iiv'c brought tlie Southern ,' Assoclntlon Chani- ploiuhlu |)li\yoff 10 a deadlock. v.Liist night the. Vols defeated the Memphis Chicks G to 3 to even thc count tor the sorles nt three gnriies all. Memphis took nn early 2 to 0 lend in the lost of the second, only to sec the Vols tie the count nt 2-nll in the (op hnlf of the third. - Thc Chicks went out In front, ngnln In the Inst of the third Inning when Gene Nnhce smncltcil n triple to center Held with Bradley on first. TrnlUng 3 to 2 goliig into Ih'e flftli "frame, Nnihvllle tnlllcd twice when Pete Elko lined n single Into right field to score Red Maim and Jim Reggio. The Vols ndricd lo their 4 to 3 lend In the seventh when Al Leitz scored tin Mihalic's double ngftinst the right field wall nnd rounded out thc score with n lone tnlly in the ninth. uounw Item want Grid Fans Get Break At Gate Admission Price Set Lower Upon Request Of Athletic Club Pockctbooks of the local football fans tire title for some relief during the seven-homo game schedule of the Blythevllle Chlckasaws which opens Friday night) at Haley Field. Acting OH the petition of the Chickasaw Athletic Club for a pop ulnr price. School Superintendent W. B. Nicholson not only whacked the admission price down to 60 cents, plus tax, which runs It to only a dime more, but eliminated (lie reserved seal section in the stadium. That means its first come first served in the stadium, us well as In (he bleacher seats along the East side of the playing field, and no reserved scats will be placed on sale befor c the (same. As the superintendent put it, "they all will be rc.scrvcd seats." .'Ibis drastic action comes as a result of the nlarinlruF llccrease of attendance nt the local games for the last several years rind is design- ed'to attract the masses. Seek The Musses "We want the people to attend these games," a spokesman for the Chicknsaw Athletic Club salt! after .their petition .wns. unanimously parsed. "The members feel the price s too hlRh for the a'verage family with children. Unable to see just a select few of the home games they soon lose interest and -stay away from them all. We had rather play :o 5,'OCO fans at a half dollar than 2,500 nt n dollar. We ore convinced numbers will pay off In the lout; run. At least, it is worth n Ivinl. A season or two should tell the story," A vigorous ticket sale.among com- nctlng classes at school has. been In progress foi 1 severhl days and reports Indicate a big crowd will be on hand for the opener against Cnruthcrsville. A cash award will be given the room .selling . the most tickets which has served to stimulate activity among the children through the rivalry. While this effort is underway on the home front, the 'Chicks' arc tapering their drills at Wnlkei Park and expect to wind up thcli lire-game actlvltv tomorrow. Timing of Plays Left Conch Arvil Green, jiililiant 'over the fln e condition of his pro- teges, snld lha't only timing: hnd polish!!!!; of the olays remain on the training schedule. ' ••With exception of junior Stone David Sylvester and Frank Nicholson, who have been bothered with ailments, the entire squad appears to be in fine shape niui rei'dy to go. stone nnd Sylvester hn've knees that have not responded to treatment hut expect to be okay bj came time. /Nicholson .receive'd a lick on his neck that kept him out Of..'actlon fbr'.a^couple of days bul Is-due for the firing line. Unless he chaiiqes his mln ( i between now and Friday night, the tribal chieftain has\picked his prob-j able starting lineup and will con-' ceritrate on gcttin gthem working together with, the remaining time. Pirks Starters J. L. Jolinsqn and John Bruce Wilson will hold down the starling terminals; Gerald "Corky" Blomes'cr and Joe Neil Rntcllff at the tackles. .Jimmy Stafford and Charles Roy Lutes, the guards, and Jerome Grey, center. In the back- ficld. ( Stan Hood will be nt the blocking back; Jim Smart nt left halfback, Nicholson at right hnlf- bnck, nnd Hnrvey (Cotton) Pogiie, fullback. . Tlie Chicks may have-lost tlie services of Richard Fn tight, 225- pound tackle candidate. Late ,ln re- WEDNESDAY, SEPTBMlVfiR 20, 1944 Iron Mike Osceola To Seek Second Victory To Invade Paragould For Return Contest On Friday Night OSCEObA, Sept. 20—their spirits unusually high over thc convincing 25-2 victory over the Paragould „,,., .... Bulldogs In the stason opener last 1 £f ladcl > )hla • week, the Osceola Seminoles hope .y , ic " go . • ••• to repeat the bitter dose Friday [wssnington . when they invade the liar o'f the felines lor a return engagement. In general Coach (loincr Bourns' ^,; wns well pleased with the flue manner in which his proteges reacted, especially for their first time out. But there are several rough spots continued and turned In a sterling performance. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE . (Playoff) W. L. Memphis ,. 3 3 Nashville 3 3 AMERICAN I.UAGUE W. L. Detroit St. Louis Pet. .500 .500 19 02 78 G4 New York 1G 65 Boston 74 67 Cleveland ... G7 75 01 76 05 77 01 81 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. 98 iiViikeG.irb.-irk has caught every inning for the Yankees since Hollie Utcrtislcy.joined Navy, is tremendous factor'in four-way American * League race. • ** Maxwell Field Coming Up With Powerful, Experience^ Eleven .MAXWELL FIELD, Ala., Sept.I The Maxwell gridders represent 20 (UP)—The Maxwell Field Marauders expect to field one of best service football teams of section this year. For 'the . ienin representing the entire Eastern Flying Training the Command. Their first game of the the season, with the Third Infantry Regiment from Fort Benning, Ga., _ the I Is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, Alabama base, to be directed by October 1st. This leaves them only Major Jesse • Yarborotigh, head two weeks lo round into playing coach, bonsts a lineup studded with I shape former colle'ge football stars. and professional Major Yarborougli's name probably sliikes a familiar note to grid followers" in the South as he has turned out some strong prep teams at the Miami, Fla., senior high school. ... Two of 'the main : cbgs 'in th c Mar- ftuclei- machinery are former professional mainstays. Quarterback .Chick Chlckcrno, who played with ihe New .York Giants, and left halfback John Clements, formerly of tlie Chicago Cardinals. Chick- piiio played with 'the University of Pittsburgh before joining the plants, and Clemenls moved into [be professional league from SMU. - Atid the Maxwell Fielders are ex- ic-ctinp; strong additions to their earn, Including barren Lester, for. n'cr TCU all-American and Green Bay Packer center. Lester, who will be used as a playcr-coaih, is expected to report some time this week. Major Yarborough has divided his charges into three tentative elevens. But when practice sessions are reduced to a day after this week the coach expects to re-divide the Parting, Faught indicated lo Coach Green yesterday that he likely would not continue. Nothing definite is known of the Cnruthcrsville team. But reports are to the effect that the Tigers lave n brand new coach and pros- iects far a powerful team are brightest in recent seasons It Is understood they have a star 180-pound halfback who is expect;d . to bear thc brunt of their attack. Details nr'e Kicking, if that rumor is true. Have a Coca-Cola = Soldier, refresh yourself ..or a way to relax in camp From southern camps with th'cic m'6ss-hun& cypresses t6 camps near the north' woods, there's one place soldiers can relax-thc Post Exchange. There they settle down to "shoot thc breeze 1 : together. Have it "Coke", they say. Coca-Cola is a refreshing rerninder Of Vvhat they left behind. On "Company Street", in cam|S as on Main Street at home, Coca-Cola stands (or the pause thai refreshes. In 'yoiir oxvn refrigerator, ice-cold bottles of Coca-Cola are a symbol of a friendly vs ay of living. . •• • . lomto UNDI* WTHORITY OF thi cocik-cou COMPANY a* ,-, ,,COCA-COLA BOT11ING CO, of BLYTHEVILLE It's nalutal for popular namu to acquire friendly abbrevia'. tions. That's why you hear Coca-Cola «!!«] "Cole". that need to l)e Ironed out, timing of thc plays Improved. Tribe Has Spirit The tribal chieftn'ln was Impressed with Ihelr fine spirit nnd desire to win and belfei'cs this enthusiasm will go a long way to pro- note a winner. Tlie strong stand of the forward wall, led by captain Guy Butler, 180-pound guard, and Freddie Bannister, half-pint peppery center, was n 'source of good news. From end to end the Seminole line kepi (lie powerful, hard running Paragould backs bottled up pretty well! However, they occasionally swept around the terminals. 'Ihe backs were unusually alert at coming In for the tackles nnd kept the ball carriers from getting away. Sounds IVaruinf Led by the two scat back artists. Bobby Driver and Deliver Wilson, ably supported by Henry Griffin mid Melvin Waggoner, the Sem- inotes presented a double barreled attack that should improve as the season moves along mid the bldck- c'rs improve their timing. However, Coach Bourns sounded a warning against over confidence, pointing out that one game does not complete a season, and reminding hie charges that the Bulldogs have not played football for a couple of years. Thoy likely will lie much tougher this week-end, thc chief predicted as lie drove them through stiff paces. With exception of the usual bruises, the entire team escaped without serious injury. Bannistftr turned nn ankle during the game but 45 82 58 79 (jo CO 13 03 77 B8 8' Philadelphia si 81 Brooklyn gg B3 Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago .. New York Boston . .500 .549 ..639 .525 .472 .468 .458 .429 Pet. .58G .508 .475 .450 .414 .413 .411 CHICKASAW West Main Jter 2!st St. Bat starts lZ:«j Bun. «taH» 1:45 Night Allows S;45 Eicept Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Bat. ana Bnn. rOster of GO aspirants into first remaining players from an original and second teams. We have crop dusting airplanes here for dusting cotton. Our planes are in fine condition, v We carry heavy insurance against any accident. You are taking no chances'of damages when you use our planes. AYS, Inc Phone Room 428, Hotel Noble, For Information FARMERS 10,000 Acres Fine Farm Land For Sale Every Acre Located In Mississippi County All Cleared and Highly Developed Not in years has there been the opportunity for both iatge and small farmers to buy well developed farm land in Mississippi County, Arkansas at such a low price and on such lenient terms. V All of this land is offered for sale in tracts suitable for any size family or for large operators. Well traversed with good gravel ond dirt roads. Every acre conveniently located as to a good store, gin and the Vic. toria school. SMALL DOWN PAYMENT-TERMS UK.E RENT Interest Rate On Deferred Payments Only 5 Per Cent Lee Wilson & Company Wilson, Arkansas Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "A NIGHT TO REMEMBER" Loretla Young & Brian Aherne and 'MEXICAN SPITFIRE'S BLESSED EVENT" with Lupc Vcle?. '& Leon F.rrol THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY JVIGHTS Box Office Opens 8—Show Start* at 8:15. SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Boi Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 Last, Time Today "GAMBLER'S CHOICE" with Chester Morris, Nancy Kelly and ' Kussell Hayilcn RKO News Lulu Comedy Thursday and Friday "OH WHAT A NIGHT" with Etlniund Lowe, Jean Pn'rlier, Marjorie liambeau it Alan Dinc'ha'rl Paramount News Selecfed Shorts , Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 Wednesday & Thursday There's Something Soldier' wilh Tom, Evelyn Kcycs anil John Hubbard News of the Day Shorts New Theatre^ Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P. M, Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Wednesday & Thursday "IN OUR TIME" • with Ida Luplno & I'aul Hcnreld Fox News St Short

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