The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 23, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 23, 1944
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BLYTJ1EV1LLE (ARK.). COURIER HEWS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBKU 23, 10-14 Chicks Beaten In Opening Contest, 19 to 0 Carulhersville Displays Class Running of Bud Shult Too Much For Chicks; 2000 Fans Turn Out The Caruthersville Tigers spoiled BlytheviUes hopes for a good start' on the 144 football season by defeating the Chickasnws, 19-0, here lost .night be.'oie MI enthusiastic croKd of approximately 2,000 who were on hand for the first yamc. Exhibiting u dazding, powerful running attack and an equally effective overhead . game, led by ft pair of hard driving backs, Diul Shult and John Cnnlrell, plus a couple of hipper-dippcr halt-pint scat artists, Paul Pierce and Bud Blackwell, the . visiting Bengals pushed over a touchdown In the second quarter and drove home two more In Hie final period before the fast fading Chicks. Statistics reveal tlie whole story a story of too much Carulhersville power and not enough Blythevilie punch and defense. The Tigers racked up 1C first downs to five for the tribe; gained 203 yards bj rushing, as compared to a net Bly- thevilie 43. The winners added a' additional 35 yards with four o fix 'aerial bombs, whereas tin Chicks tried the same number, com pleted only one for 13 yards, and had four of the remaining fivo Intercepted, the final paving the wny for the third touchdown. Shult Leads Attack Operating from the tailback position, Shult wns almost the whole DOPE BUCKET MAY KOMI 1 AGAIN Blythevilie High School's famed which follows: .ouclidown twins, Norman (Monk) tfoslcy and Mayficld (Sonny) Lloyd, who thrilled local football Dear J. p.: ans with tlieir brilliant gridiron Received exploits may romp again—together. Pfc. Lloyd, now a member of Uncle Sam's great team of Marines stationed orj Guniii In the Pacific, indicates that the Idea Isn't too remote in a recent letter.. "Monk" finished a year ahead of Ills pal and teammate and followed his two illustrious brothers, Hcrschell and Russell, also Chick slar left halfbacks and all-slate, and all-Southern, to the University of Alabama. Just when he was beginning to find himself as a Sophomore he enlisted in the Army and now Is stationed at Bougainville. Heralded as otic of the greatest all-round backs evcr to grace Arkansas livery, another all-stale ami all-southern nominee, Lloyd listened to the call of J. B. (Ears) Whitworth, and "Shoeless" Bill Godwin, two former tribal greats, and enrolled at the University of Georgia. He got there just In time lo get in on the no-frcshman rule being discarded for the 'duration. Though bucking an experienced backficld, headed by Frank Slnkwlch and Trippi, Sonny played n lot of ball Four Mat Stars In Tag Feature Welch and Kneilsen Will Team Against Malone and Estes Popular tag matches, replete with plans is contained in the letter u,, nis and teeming with action ga- J. P. ntUEND Seminoles Win Second Straight Over Paragould, Scoring 13-12 | lore, return to the American Legion Guam. i arena Monday night as the feature Sept. 7, 1014 I O r Promoter Mike Mcroncy's weekly your letter wrestling show, yesterday Cnst ot characters for this activity and it was sure great to hear from ftwl full extravaganza Includes fom you again .so soon, 1 am - you doing tile PAHAGOULD, Sept. 23. —The Osceola Seminoles made It two straight over Piiragould by nosing out the Bulldogs. 13-12, ill a hard- fought game here last niglit lo ruin tlie locals' home opener for 1,500 fans. Tlie visitors started scoring early, taking the first klckoff and mixi-ch- Inif down for n score, Mclvin Waggoner set it up with a scintillating 15-yard dash to tlie thine from where Denver V.'ilson crashed over. The try for extra point failed. Junior Maxwell, liiilldog fullback, provided Ihe llrst real Paragould of .the largest, roughest customers ,| lr m by taking, the second hall bruisers who have thrilled local fan- Osccola Jross . Grit flu Duller '. Hanister Cramer i ones Snrtain Welcli Heads Card Thanks for giving me the "dope" do n , u tef on all the boys who have left and ' • the ones who arc there now. Sure i. wish 1 coula lie back and see how Hoy Welch, one of the tlrst mat- thc team Is shaping, and maybe men to climb through the local ring, help a little. Sure would like-to teams with the one-time fleet chain- see Joe Dildy back there. By the Plon, Stocky Kneilsen, against "Ir- way, do you know Mr. Dildy's ad- Ish Eddie" Malone, the smiling son dress? I sure would like to have It of Eire, and Joe Estcs, n rowdy In so I could drop him a line. • anybody's ring. I nm really sorry atjotit Mar-} This quartet of giants, wlio scale shall Hlacktird, If tlie rumor that In the neighborhood ol 200 pounds he lias been seriously wounded Li and better, will work over the usual really true. 1 hope It isn't. 1 don't hour-and-a-half time limit, and go believe there was anyone In JllyUie- at It until one team takes two of vlllc who didn't like him. lie wns the three falls, providing, of course, an all-round good fellow. It docs not exceed Ihe 90 minutes. Had a letter from liiin recently. Supporting this promising match, Sonny, and hc Indicated he was all Promoter Meroney has divided the right, save severe headaches.) COUK1KHS STAUT COMING teams and thrown them against each other in a pair of single fall indl- of tensive show for Caruthersvlllc , ,;,' . „_ Hc (11( , such n TTa narrin^ *lin l\nll OT Inline film J . , ., . . ,...._ He carried bull 22 times and gained : 124 yards, totaling^ more than the combined efforts of the other backs. His gains were not long, 14 yards being the longest sprint, but he never failed to pick up yardage whenever called upon, Cantrell reeled off (he longest mil of the game, a 22-yard dash on a reverse. His total was 48 yards In live tries. With exception of a brief spurt in the first quarter when they rolled up four first downs and moved the ball to the Caruthersvllle 30, the Chicks never seriously threatened. A fumble by Jim Smart, who turned in a fine performance despite Inadequate blocking, checked Ihnt threat and they never got a second-chance. -Harvey Cotton) Pogiic and Jlm- mie. Stafford, steiling guard, also did some yoeman defensive work that spoiled two touchdown bids deep down in Blythevilie territory. nagnlflclcnt Job that sports writers over the nation rated him among he top of the first year performers. He climaxed that first season oy participating in the colorful Rose Bowl game at Pasadena, Calif., nldlng materially in the Georgia triumph. JOINS THE MARINES Single and without dependents Mayficld enlisted In the Marine reserves shortly after the grid season closed ami was called a couple of months Inter. He earned his stripe In boot camp and soon was on his way overseas where he has been ever since with the Third Amphibious Training Battalion. His outfit recently arrived on Guam. The lowdown on the football Well, yesterday I finally started vldual mutches, each having a 30- rccclvlng Ihe Courier News that my minute lime limit, sis subscribed for me some time welch takes on his rival, Malone, ago. Man, I was loaded down. I while tlie smaller giants, Kneilseii had every ixrekccl filled, I also re- nlu i Estcs, who will press the double- cclvcd the tnngiuiiilcs you sent me century mark in wcighV-tnngle in nnd surely do thank you for them. n lc O uicr, giving the show a perfect I like,everyone of them. Now 1 will balance, have enough reading material to last me for qulle sonic time. touchdown. A pass for tlie convcr- ,ion was incomplete. Osceola then got busy and broke the existing 6-C tie by driving ovci for a touchdown, Griffin [Dunging for thc final three, then scorci what proved the winning marglt 1 by scrimmage. ParagouM pulled an old time favorite from the moth brills for ihcli final loucliclomi. Steams hid on and look n long, looping pass fron Brady good for C5 yards. Auclersoi attempted to crash for Ihe exlr; point but didn't make It. Osceola was far ahead in lirs downs, 15 lo 8. Five of thc Bulldo llrst clowns came via the nir. Outstanding for thc Seminoles were Captain Guy Puller, Freddie Bannister, L. Griffin, Wilson ami Stanley Kramer. Maxwell, Bob Anderson and Far- rcll Berryhill turned in fine games for thc Bulldogs. The lineups: Pos. L.E. L.T. I..O. C. H.G. li.T. B.K, Q.B. L.1I, R.H. I'.U. Paranould Stearns Tex tor Nailing Brady Tripod Hamblcn Bcrryhll) Penry Anderson Fields Maxwell I. Griffin Waggoner Sheldon Wilson Officials: i etc ire—Franks (lien- ik'rain-Brown); umpire, Akcrs (Ro- inoke); headlincsmiin, Ebbert (Ark timekeeper, Jackson (Southwestern). Win Double-Header From Oosion Red Sox For Full Game Lead My United Press The Detroit Tigers took a firmc wld on the American League lead I y beating the luckless Boston Red Sox 7 to 4 and 8 to 4 In their Imible bill. The three contenders now stand vlth Detroit in the lead by a full ame over tlie St. Louis Brownies ind three and a half games over he New York Yankees. The second and third place (cams x>th defeated their opponents in light games. The thrice-defeated Bosox are w.v eight games from the top and virtually out of the finish. Rufe Gentry started for Detroit n the first game and Johnny Corsica In the nightcap. Elsewhere In the American League the Now York Yankees got five unearned runs in the ninth to de!eat Cleveland 7 to 3 and stay In the three-way match. And at St. Louis, the Browns trounced the Philadelphia Athletics to 2 to cut the Tiger lead from one and a half to one lone game, There were no other American League games scheduled. ' Tu the National League the Boston Braves whipped tlie pennant winning St. Louis Cardinals 11 to 2. And in the only other National League encounter tlie Chicago Cubs- batted down tlie feeble New York Giants 8 lo 1. IK you want to buy more ^'W Bonds SELL US THE FVRNJTVaS VOU ARK NOT USING, for cash! Also liberal tr.iile-In allowance for old furnllure on new. Alvin Hnrdv Furn. Co. 301 E. Main 1'hone 23CB low Has Rivalry Anplc As popular as Welch Is, hc for- nnti a letter from Everett Cms- evcr mK | s himself mixed tip In some the other day and sure was (orm of f( , u(1 or r t vft | ry . Hc is dcfl- ?,!!!IM}.° lu !' u ' '™".V!! 11 '."? h , ns I 5 ?." " !lchl nl loBBcrhends with tlie mean'"" """' '" ""' ics of all meanlcs, Bill Canny and and , 8 ,. L'° k !" Kl lic Monk have agreed lo go to the nc(1 Ho i )(;r is. as everyone know, University of Arkansas together. Now a (ieve i ops thn( , hc and the Powerful Malone aren't exactly on terms. Two weeks ago the lie thinks me we could someone a lot of trouble. I calise think promoter booked the two in a three, i , . ., ,. . . ,. .. jjiumULti ijvjirrvun viic vwu in u wnitt:- me might, too, If they had all three J u t , j h u , d t u - - - •- Tigers Get • After a scoreless first quarter which saw the Chicks toss away n fine scoring opportunity, the Tigers took the ball at the point ot recovery on their own 30 and went on to score the first 'time. Shult •moved th c ball to the Chick 45 on four vailed plays Blackwell 's'uenk- cd over guard for one, then handed the ball to Left End Howard King on a yards and ; a reverse good for 16 first down on Blytheville's. 29. Shult heaved to Pierce for eight:yards, then plowed the Smnrt's loss directed to Johnson and nearly fought his way over the goal line. Hc finally was hauled down on the Chick six. Blackwcll slice through to score en llic fourth try. Shult tried to irass to King for the extra point but was intercepted. Only a minute remained after the next klckoff and the Chicks did Ihe only plausible thing In nn effort to score—pass. Smart tried one to .To n Ferguson that was high, then hit Stan Hood with the next for 3 yards and a first on the Caruth- ersvillc 40, but Blackwell stopped it right there with another .Interception. Tlie game ended before a play could b c run. of us tlierc. I plan to BO somewhere, of course, and that's as good us any. Well, I guess I'll sign off .for this lime. So, take care of everything there and let me know all Iho "dope". As ever, Sonny.. P. S. Slight change in Ihe address: lit out of their systems by the time j thc clock ran out. But, instead, they j were no closer friends at the conclusion of the bruising battle than 1 before they started. Fans who were j on band for that skirmish rate'vt' among the fastest, roughest over scheduled here. Despite their 215 pounds apiece, they kept up a pace that would have done justice lo Trac. mi., V Amphibious j light, heavies. They didn't spare Fleet Post Office San "ytliiug and the fans went for the ' natch in a great big way. Unlcsj hey have patched up differences— nil the customers hope they liave- I't, not to mention the promoter— .hey can carry the feud right oh nto this card, which they likely will. Estes''To Return It has been some time since Estts ast showed here. But Ihe regular •Pfc. Mayfleld S. Lloyd, Co. 13. 3rd : Ampl i. Corps., Francisco, Calif. MSIi Had a report a few days ago that Croslow was enroute to the States from the Pacific. While hc wns doivti with the malaria he received a bid to attend OCS, ami was afraid Ihe bug battle might eliminate him. 1VI1 IMEill. V1UU&, UI^U ylUSYLU un: , ' •" " line for n first on the Chick 14. 'Lineups and summary: Cantrell swept around end for five Blythevilie more. Blacks ell ripped tackle for • Wilson four and Shult went over for the Blomeycr souchdown. Hc failed to convert on . Stafford (c) a plunge and the visitors led 6-0. Grey Taking the kickoff at the start 1 of the second half, Caruthersvllle [ worked the ball down to the three- yard line but the Maroon and White stiffened and took the ball ; a way on downs. Unable to make a dent In "the big Tiger forward wall Smart kicked to Pierce on the 35 and he snake-hipped it to the Bly- thevilie 11. But again the Chicks rose to the occasion and took over on downs on their own 13 yard line. Chicks Arc Held Tlieir offense no louder than a weak whisper, the Chicks were forced to get rid of the oval, Smart punting to Blackwell in mid-field as the fourth quarter opened. That set the stage for the next concerted Tiger travel that ended over into pay dirt in double quick time. Shult slipped inside end and ripped off 15 yards and first down on tlie 33. Shult stepped back and flipped a shorty to Blackwell for 11 more and another first on the 22 Pierce's heave intended to Shult out In the open was dropped, eliminating a sure touchdown. But Cantrell evened it by circling his lef end on a reverse to score standing up Pierce passed to Cantrcl in the end zone for the extra point Caruthersvllle 3, Blythevilie 0. With. the sands of time rumiin] put, the Chicks opened up with a desperate, . final passing attack on ly to have it backfire and nav the way for the third touchdown Duffy ; Shult, a linesman, caugh atclitf ohnson r ood mart Miol.wn 5 oguc Pos. CamlheisvlHe King Boyd D. Shult colenum Dorrnh Carroll Caldwell Pierce D. Shult LE LT LG C no RT RE QB LH RH FB Substitutions: Blythevilie Cooncc, Stone, Ferguson, Byrrt. Ca- Evcrctt, a former Chick star guard, attended the University of Arkansas and is qullc enthused over the setup there, lie had n berth nil cinched with the Porkers when stricken with appendicitis a week before the season opened. He dreams of (he day when armistice comes and he can get back In Hie groove. Baseball Standings AMERICAN LEAGUE W. I,. Cantrell s '. L°» ls 81 "Tew York 18 ;oston ^ i7nrcVTv'iTlcr°Bi-ooKs7 J Stroud, I Cleveland 69 -hwcatt, Hudgens, Ncclcy, Hoover, VlcPall. First Downs: Blythevilie 5. Carulhersville G. Net yards gained ly rushing— Blythevilie 43; Caruth- :rsville 203. Passes — Blythevilie omplcted out of 6 and had 4 in- erccptcd. Caruthersvlllc completed Pet .56G .551 .54 .510 .•IfJO Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LEAOUU Detroit. 7-8, Boston 4-0. St. Louis 4, Philadelphia 2. New York 1, Cleveland 3. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago 8, New York 1. Boston 11, St. Louis 2. Only games scheduled. Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago tit Brooklyn, niyht. Cincinnati at Boston. Pittsburgh at, Nor York. St. Louis at Philadelphia. AMERICAN LKACJUK New York at Cleveland. Boston at Detroit. . Philadelphia at St. Lonis. night. Washington at Chicago, night. Ciililornla tuna canners had i record pack of 509.002 cases in the first third of 1914, 65 per cent bet tcr than last year's 293.588 cases but smaller than the 10-10 pack o 746,806 cases, due to a reduction h the size of the llect when nshini boats were requisitioned for wn service. Wi'sf M;iln Near 21st St. at starts 12:15; Son. ntnrls 1:4! Night shows 5:45 Kicept Monilay, oiicna 6:-t5 Continuous sliowy Sat. and Bun. Last Time Today Double F TENTING TONIGHT ON T11K OLD CAMP GROUND" with Inlinny Mack Brown S Tex Itiltcr and "EYES OF THE UNDERWORLD" 'willi l.on Chancy SERIAL: "G-Jlcn vs. The lilac! ])r;i;;on" Comedy Sunday and Monday "LADY FOR A NIGHT" with Joan Blojulcll & John Wiiync Universal News Cunicdr THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAY NIGHTS Box Office Opens 8—Show Starts at 8:15. SATUUUAYS & SUNDAYS Box Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 FOR BALK CONCRETE STORM SEWER ALL HIZE8 'Chcaprr Than Bridie Lumber Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 8S! Oswalt, Art. Saturday "BAR TWENTY" with lopalong Cassiily (William Boyd) CllAl'TER 10, "The Three iUuskctecrs" Comedy Saturday OWL SHOW "CAT AND CANARY" with Kob Hope & I'aulctlc Gortdard Selected Short Sunday and Monday "THE HITLER GANG" Tlie I.-isiilc Ktory of the Inside Gang That Stele a : Nation! 1SKO News & Comedy Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 Last Time Today 'Undercover^/ IVJfll Hopalung Cassidy SERIAL: "Desert Hawk" Short Saturday'" MIDNITE SHOW Starts 11 p. m. The Spider with Basil Itathbnnn & Call Sonclcrgaard Selected Shorts Sunday and Monday enthusiasts have little difficulty recalling him. Weighing about 135 pounds, chunky built with powerful lugs and arms, Joe rates as n top ranking heavyweight who can go with tile best in his class. He has been making all the larger cities In tills tcrrilory, as well as along the Atlantic const, and Is n big favorite. He goes In for blood In his tattles, neither giving nor asking any quarter. Knellscn is ideally suileri for his chief opponent for Stocky is just about the same size and identical build. Tlie ex-gob Is far from a soflic type. He Is a grizzled vclcrnn, well stocked witli the leading tricks of | the ring trade and willing to mix it ~ 0!|) !'' a S S f.? *'th «»V «ho opposes him. Washington out of 6 and had none intercept- id. Yards gained by passes. Bly- heville 13; Caruthersvlllc 35. Penalties: Blythevilie 3 for 20 yards Caruthersville C for GO yards. Scof- ng touchdowns: Carulhcrsvllle — B. Shult <plungc), Cantrell (em run), Blnckwell (scrimmage). Extra whits: Carulhersville — Cantrcl (pass from Pierce). Score by quarters: , , Blythevilie ........ 0 0 0 0—0 Carutliersville . ... 0 6 0 13—19 Officials: Lieut. Bill Adams (Ark State collcgs). Referee; Cnpt, Ce ell Slgman (Marshall College) urn pire; Lieut. Cecil Garrison (South western of Memphis) head lines man. The "Step Pyramid" of Egypt estimated to be COCO years old, mak in It the oldest large structure i the world. WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, Sept. 25, 8:30 p. m. Lowest Admission ot »ny Wttrtllni Ann* In America, Adults, Me, Tax Sor-Total, 4Sc. Reserved Seats, IZo, Tai So-Total, 15o. Chfldrcn'» State Uc, T» Ze, Total, ISo. Reserved Seats On Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday from % p. in. on. TAG MATCH WELCH & KNEILSEN MALONEJcESTES 2 30-min Preliminaries ROY WELCH vs. EDDIE MALONE STOCKY KNEILSEN vs. JOE ESTES NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. .'...08 46 85 58 82 Gl C9 73 03 80 59 . Louis . ttsbiirgh . nclnnalt . ilcago . . ew York . ostoii . .. lilndclphln rooklyn . AVi. .12-1 Pet, .681 .535 84 58 84 58 8G ,441 .413 .408 .403 Between 50 and 60 pounds ot oncv will be produced by a good ve of bees. Tlie nepyormls, cxtince glnnt bird Mndngascar, laid eggs that had capacit yof 10 quarts. Kneilsen Has Itccord His local record Is a winning one. Hc lias finished on Ihe black side of the ledger far more times than hc wound, up thc loser. Best of a" hc invariably gives the fans a run for their money with fast, rough action. That is what the Blytlie- ville patrons want and demand. After missing several shows, Meroney returns lo action for this one to serve ns the third man in the ring. Staff Sergt. Clnls Belkas handled one program and Mickey Baarn referced last week. Mike not only is an efficient, colorful official, but is extremely popular and adds much to lnc card whenever he Is In the ring. MINNIE LEE JONES Teacher of Piann ' Announces reopening of hc classes for beginners and advanced pupils. Enroll Now For Convenient Hours. Studio 807 Chickasftwua Phone 2904 FOR SALE Property north of Court House, running froru Kailroad cast lo Second Street, approximately 17 5 feel deep. Will consider all offer*. Permanent Address ' r , " ~~_ ^ Mrs, S. S. Sternberg P. 0. Box 387 Blytheville, Ark. Note: If I am out of the city your letter sent to my BlytheviUe address will be forwarded. For Good Insurance Call W. M. Burns Agency, Ph. 3367 Writing complclc Automobile Insurance, Plate Glass, Workman's Compensation, Public & Contractor's Liability and Fire Insurance on anything Insurablc. AGENCY 115 N. Second St. ENGINE PAUETTt CHARLOTTE GREENWOOD IDVMSD tVfSEir HORTDN TOHV DE MARCO Paramount News Short '/ New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P. M. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System Saturday 'LAST HORSEMAN" with Kussell llayilcn Serial & Short W. M. BURNS Housewives! Storekeepers! WASTE PAPER URGENTLY NEEDED Clip this and paste it in your window! U.S. Victory WASTE PAPER Campaign Saturday OWL SHOW 'MONSTER MAKE-! with J. Carroll NalsH Selected Shoris \ Sunday and Jf.onday 'MR. WINKLE GOES TO WAR" willi Edward G. Robinson Fox News & Shorl

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