The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1944 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 26, 1944
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BLYTHBVILLE .(ARK,), .COURIER NEWS Welch, Kneilsen Win lag Match ;,Feuding Performers • • In Heated Exhibition At Legion Arena The great, great grandixi of all («g matches »as umeelcd last night as a ' ( feature or Promoter Mike Merbney's weekly wrestling show at-the American Legion arena. "Roy Welch and Stocky Kneilsen took the last two falls from "Irish Eddie" Malone -and Joe Esles In' the main event, but Dial fact shrinks -Into insignificance before •what happened while the match was In progress - From start to finish it was R riot, i»-rip-roaring,. slde-spHttlng, head Busting'; fun session that kept the overflow cro«rt In nn uproar throughout, Ilicre was not a (lull moment through as the quai'lct of giants went through their paces Ih'.a manner that would have done justice to any mo\le or stage comedy.-In short L .lt was terrificl ' * Principal offenders and ramrods In this rough session were the leucl- ists. Welch and Mnlone. Having some' differences to iron out, these t«:b 215-pound giants took tills oc- cjislon to get some things off their respective chests via the knuckle route And how playfully rough they did get! They dldn's spnre n thing, either, in or out of the ring. ,, Keep At It x After the thing was over and the winners decided Malone and Welch were si 1)1 at each other throats, aided and abetted by the smaller Vestlers, Kneilsen and Esles, who cooked up aright nice rivalry while It. was In progress. Duf Referee Mike Meroney, back on hand as the official after a two-weeks rest, ft- flally got,things quieted down so Ule fans could go home and the Ught bill turned off. ""Iiicldcntly, Mike was given a royal w'elcome In the .usual Malone style, during the battle. He was constantly drawn into conflicts by the usually smiling fellow-Irishman. nut he" discarded this shining countenance as he squared off with Welch and never regained it. JtThe customer's doubtless will ncv- qr forget that first fall of tire tag match. It :was' little short of a stream and contained a whole lot Osceola Drills For Conference Tilt With Marked Tree Friday OSCEOLA, Sept. 20 — With the pair Of victories over the Para- fc'ouid BulWoes safely tucked under their bells, the Osccola Semtnoles launch out In the season's main event this week—competition In the Northeast Arkansas Conference. , They have-picked n. tough cus- loiner ns a starter—the Marked Tree Indians, defending champions. Tills battle of the redskias Is slnted for this Friday at Marked Tree with tlie winner having an inside Irack on the championship. Jitcps Up Tempo Coach* Homer Bourns has stepped up the training tempo for his charges and reports he expects them to be in fine fettle for this -nil- Important contest. The Scmlnolcs came out of the last Pnrngould par- ly In excellent shape. There are th c usual bruises nnd bumps but not a single casualty on the entire squad. Thai liic 1013 champions arc due to be exceedingly formidable again this yeiir Is Indicated by their 19-0 conquest of Marlanna last week. Conch Kolm Bray ts reported lo mvc most of his veterans back for another cnmixtign, 'which- Is bad lews for thc rest ofj'the teams, The Semlnolc clilSftnln is bas- everything, with possible cxccp- ol - . don of scientific wrestling. Mnlone and Estes were the winners in 20 minutes ol the wildest milling ever staged here Eddie kayoed Knell sen with a \lolent haymaker then fell on hiin"for tho fall to lake the Ing his main hopes for victory on his powerful, hard charging forward wall led by ISO-pound Guy Butler, all-conference guard, and Freddie Bannister, live wire center, plus some plain and fancy down- field blocking for hts fleet backs, Robert Driver and Denver Wilson; Show Good Offensive The tribe racked up 31 first downs In the two games with thc larger, heavier Bulldogs while holding them to only 14. They .showed a ! certain weakness against Ihe overhead game and Coach Bourns Inlends to do something about that before facing Ihe champs who are reportly strdng nt heaving (he nugget. Severn! of thc NEA Conference members take on heavy assignments this week. The Parkin Tigers step out against thc Blylhcvlllc Chicks under the lights at Haley Held. Hughes goes lo Cotton Plant in what nlso inny develop Into a bitter struggle. Wynne entertains Brinklcy in Ihe renewal of their friendly rivalry. Aiigusln plays host lo Earle In the other conference game. Ma- rlnn'iia, a recent addition, lakes on Holly Drove to complete the schedule. DOPE BUCKET BY j. r. AN'OTHKR THOMAS EDISON? Blytheville may some dny claim the birthplace of a great inventor. Tlie budding young Edison Is Mns- Icr Ronal Fisher, 10-year-old son of Mr. and fr(rs. Wondrow Fisher, currently living nt 512 Illinois Ave., Jeifcrsonvillc, Intl. Intensely interested in mechanics, niter his father and uncle, Master Sergeant Virgil Fisher who were forever tinkering with things Just lo see what mtikcs them tick, Ronnl conceived in his young creative mind n new type of torpedo. He fnshioued it•ulong the lines of a gtnnt (Ish, n whnlc ns it were. It wns not Just n passing Idea. He worked out the project to thc most minute detail and was- so pleased with his brain child that he mnde lead He and Estes had n bit of trouble .subduing ••'. Welch but thej finally did In me-more minutes Joe getting 'the hoiior with a crab hold , . «•' .Geis Tough Break ' ,Welch • received a tough break shortly alter the second tall gnlj under v,ny, but it didn't matter. As ; wl)ft i,, , lc |ulc(1 Qllt '.., s lo , c _ he was gelling over the ropes a(- CC , V( , lhc c whcn u n ,_ ter being tagged tar W, part er lhcy a complete sketch and sent It lo the President oi the United States, ns Commander in Chief of the Army nnd Navy. In thc accompanying letter Ronal explained every phase, so the Pros! dent would understand. "The reason It is shaped like n Malone fell,flat on his face inside the ring Quick'as a flash Roy .wns fin top and made the pin. But Mike ruled it no go since Estes had not been able to get out, of the ring. Welch later climaxed n directed assault • on Estes to down him In, 10'minutes. Then he'.and Kneilsn really ^cnt to town on Mnlone. They ^battered him from pillar to post^and finally made him quit after nearly stomping'the daylights 9Ut of him. The combined time was 18 n)inut(S, ' •fThB' third fall nnd aftermntch w'er«'Just ns screwy as the first top_Everjthing vent with all four JrJlling in "the ring just about ns much as the legal pair. There were at 'least a half dozen different "falls" regislered but all were eliminated as both teams were Inside the'ring After pinning Malone twice"'without being a winner Welch made it official with another crab hold" In 14 minutes. But Eddie Wouldn't quit So, Roy promptly clamped a hendlock, whistled to Stocky who hooked Esles' noggin Under his arm and they knocked toth out with the colorful and highly effective "Casey Jones Special" when both heads are bumped together after a running slart. Estes.never recovered nnd was later., pinned, b v - Welch. For that matter-neither did Malone. Both were sllll- woozy during (he free-for-all 4hat followed But nobody reallj got hurt It. was fun, though! - In the preliminaries Mnlouegnin- ed some revenge for a previous defeat by pinning Welch in 15 minutes Rith a body pin. A vicious punch o^er the heart as Roy came off the ropes "dood" it. ' Estes gave his team an ever break in the night's work as he .blasted Kneilsen in Ihe opening match.. The former flier caugh Stocky napping and hooped him with a leg grapevine and jacl knife after 15 minutes. think it is a fish. When (they Imvc decided it Isn't—boom, there won't e anything left." ECB1VES IMPORTANT LETTER Several days word from the something nt which you can be proud lo aim. Very truly yours, (Signed) THEOPHILUS PARSONS v N. T. C. Young noun! Is n scion of one of Blythevillc's pioneer fnmllics. His late graudinllier, J. Ii. Fisher, owucc! and operated one of thc first bakeries In thc city nnd aided in Its cnrh progress. His fiillicr Is engaged Ii war work In Jeffcisonviilc ns an expert tinsmith, n trade ho cmployei here. Muster Scrgcmit Virgil Flshci Wood row's older brother, Is nn expert in cliemloil wntini-c and currently stationed at Camp Ruckcr Aln. An aunt, Gwendolyn, Is n licu- lennnt In thc Army Nurse Covpu nnd stationed nl Shaw Field Sntn- ter, S. C. So, with Hint wnr environment it's no wonder that Honnl wanted to get In and do his bit along will other members of his family. I snliile you, Ronnl, on the gram try. These United States can use thinking young men like you. Boston Braves Buy Atlanta Left-Hander ATLANTA, Sept. 20 <OP)I—One of the Allnnln Crackers' star, southpnw Charlie, has liccn- Browns, Tigers In Tie For Lead St. Louis Shuts Out Boston While Detroit Loses To Athletics By United Tress The SI, Louis Browns, with the :iclp of the Philadelphia Athletics, .ook care of that one game margin )v which they trailed the Detroit Tigers In the American League icnnnnt race. The Browns and ligers are now tied for first place, At St. Louis [lie lirowns shut out he lioston Red ( Box 3 lo 0. Nelson i'ottcr, winning Jils 18th ' game of the season for the Brownies, did t Wlh a 2-h!t shutout for his fifth .straight vldtory. And that naclc It six In a rotv for the fast- rolling nnnviilcs on their home ;rouncls. Clict LnalM homered in Hie first Inning—and' that was the only margin Potter needed, although lie got two more runs later. ; The Philadelphia Athletics, who mocked the New York Yankees out of first place on September 16th, brought down the Tigers at Detroit 2 to 1. Russ Christopher nl- lowed Ihe Tigers four hits — but hrcc of them were scratch singles to the infield. Uoth tennis scored once In the second, and the A's touched rtufe Gentry for the win- ling run In the eighth when Irv Hall doubled and Ford Garrison singled him home. The New York Yankees, still nursing their own faint pennant 'lopes, pulled up to within three jamcs of the lend. The Yanks won both ends of their doubleheadcr from the Chicago While Sox al Chicago, tiiking the opener 3 to I nn <lthc second grime 5 to 4. Al Cleveland the Indians shul out Ihe Washington Senators G to 0 behind the four-hit pitching of lid Wlteman. In the National League the Chicago Cubs took both halves of their twin (bill C"om thn Philadelphia Athletics at Phlltulclphla. Tlie Cubs needed 'en Innings to win tin; first game—ji twilight affair—7 lo,C But they won'the night cap In OIL regulation time 4 to 1. At Brooklyn the Dodgers dug their own graces with mistakes ii tile field and Ihe St. Louis Cardinals brat the Brooks 3 to 1. At New York the Giants took the Cin- cliumll Red-; 3 to 2 when shortstop Buddy Kcrr homered in t'f ninth for tho winning run. And nl Boston the Braves and the Pittsburgh pirates struggled nloiig for 13 Innings before the Braves won. 5 to 4. Before the regular game the two tennis finished a contest suspended on August 1st, and the Bucs : took tluit 13 to 8. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBEK 26,,MM Blocks That Kick Ed Gallon blocks fullback Noil Thrums' kick in California practice, iicnrs v/ould like to have tackle repeat performance ugainst U.C.L.A: in Berkeley, Sept. 30. Baseball Standings AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Detroit 84 St. Louis 84 New York 81 lioston 14 Cleveland 11 Chicago 09 Philadelphia ,' 68 Washington Gl NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 102 40 Pillxuurgh V 88 CO Cincinnati 94 63 Chicago 12 75 New York ' 05 82 Boslon Cl 81 Brooklyn CO 88 'liilndcluliia 58 89 Arkansas Gets Ready To Play Okla A. & M. PAYETTEVILLE, Ark., SC))l. 20 (UP)—The Uiilvcrslty of Arkansas ibiicks arc back on Ihe campus in Fnyetleville following their triumphant 7 to G win over thc University of Missouri Tigers at St. Louis Saturday afternoon. They were out on the practice fipld iignln, gelling ready lo renew ttieir rlvnly witli the Oklahoma. A. and M. eleven at stillwtiter, Oklahoma, Friday night. The Hazoruacks nnj Hie Ag(jlcs first tangled'in 1012, and since that time they have met 15 times. Arkansas has won eight of those gnmcs, nnd the Aggies seven. So next Friday's game will give the Aggies a chance to break even in Ihe scries. But tile Rnzorbacks will lie out tor revenge. The Aggies turned ail i forward-passing attack In (he 1043 gnmc lield nt Fort Smith lo nose out a 19 to 13 win. Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 3-5. Chicago 1-4. Philadelphia 2, Detroit 1. Niglit games: Cleveland C, Washington 0. St. Louis 3, Boston 0. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 3, Cincinnati 2. St. Louis 2, Brooklyn 1. Pittsburgh 13-4. Eoston 8-5. Chicago 7-4, Philadelphia 6-1. passed without n bought by (he Boston Braves. President, or any Earl president of toe , . ncmber df his vnst organization. But ln »' n club, snys that tlie Crackers Ronnl did get a reply; a letter that nust have mnde the youngster filghty proud, though somewhat disjointed. It is as follows: . • DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The National Inventors Council Washington 25 ; June 27, 19M faster Uonal Fisher 612 Illinois Avenue Jeffersonvllle, Indiana My dear Ronnl: Your letter and sketch ot recent date to Ihe President 'have been forwarded lo this office for reply. Your proposal relative to a torpedo has been carefully examined nnd our engineers inform me that it is not of such nature as may be recommended for use in the war effort. I feel, however, that your efforts are being directed in the proper channels and it Is possible that some day when j'ou have completed your education you might submit an invention which will be of great hel| received cash and jvlvnl he <lc- rilied ns " n good player" lor qzart. The 2'1-yciir-old pitcher won 18 nines thls-ycnr and lost 13. He Is unlive of Landis, N. C. :U:.Gen. Joseph W. Stllwell car ries an Army Ordnance carbine as! Ms side arm. When ivc repair the slices Ihcy arc truly renewed. Fine leathers, male- rials and highly skilled workmanship make thc footwear smart, new looking besides adding miles and miles of conifotlable wear. Come lo the modern, complelc shop. 'SHOP S-TV NOW IMPORTANT NOTICE We ha\c been doing a tremendous amount of work for the War Effort ... 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Pbeoe J»l OnteoU, Ark. Ga, PLANES SINCLAIR It's Miss Mildred Jackson speaking, chief stewardess of Chicago and Southern Air Lines. And all Chicago and Southern planes rely on Sinclair Pennsylvania \fotor Oil exclusively because this oil saves wear, helps costly airplane motors last longer. Now that thc motor of your car must last longer, too, give it the same protection against wear. Get Sinclair Pennsyl- Motor Oil from your Sinclair Dealer. It stands up longer and lubricates better because it's both de-waxed and-dc-jellied. \ - , M i tm mmam^mamm^g^m^^mmi mmamm^mmmmnm in •• MB. i ii INHM st* ^yf w B. J. ALLEN 'Ark. G4 64 07 74 77 70 80 87 Pet. .568 .567 .647 .500 .478 .•JOB .459 .412 Pet: ,689 .695 .571 .430 .•142 .'112 .405 .394 Today's Games NATIONAL lEACilJE Cincinnati at New York, twp. Chicago at Philadelphia, two, twi- 'It'lit, night. St. Louis at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Boston. AMKKICAN LKAOUE Philadelphia at Detroit. Washington nl Cleveland. New York at Chicago, night. Boston at St. Louis, night. wrapped packages inside the larger one. Five small packages arc more fun than just one. Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 The head of :i golf club, in the [ average swing, ts traveling at a' speed of approximately 125 miles an hour when it strikes the ball. Tuesday PAL NITE 'Young Ideas' irilli Susan Peters, Herbert Marshall & Mary Aslor Selected Sliorls Successful Panning magazine suggests that if you send just one box lo your serviceman that you include several smaller, individal- Smre 50% On TRUSSES Steel and Elastic STEWART'S Or of S t • r « Main & Lake Phone 2822 direct from a seven weeks' circuit of Class A Wisconsin and Minnesota fairs! —ONLV BIO CARMVAL THIS SEASON— Dubbed by Life Magazine in its April 15th;Number,-1940, as"THE COUNTRY CARNIVAL" IN A SJX-PAGE FEATURE WITH ...'**'* 8 Thrilling Rides 8 * it * 23 Tented Attractions * * * —FEATURING— SAILOR KATZY AND HIS STRANGEST SHOW ON EAUTII * * HORATSO BALLARD AM) AN Al.I, STAR CAST COI.OKKIl MINSTREL SHOW * * MCDONALD BROS. WITH SIGltll) SOKKNSON AND IUG MUSICAL SHOW * * —Fun For Alii—Each Day and Until Midnight During Entire Engagement. * * This Is Your Fair, Folks; Plan How To Attend! AREE ADMISSION TO FAIRGROUNDS TONIGHT ONLY! Wednesday & Thursday with NANCY CO1EMAN • MASY BOIAND 1 VICTOR SRAMCEN'NAZIMOVA Dueled bf VINCENT SHtt'MN " rf b, [ft SI. J:i rJ Koth - MJV; t,, Fi I On S»k ilnLobij! News of (lie Day Shorl New Theatre Manila's Finest Shows Nightly 8:00 P. Matinees Saturday & Sunday Best Washed Air Cooling System M. Tuesday 'U-BOAT PRISONER A Columbia Picture Serial & Short Wednesday & Thursday "EVE OF ST. MARK' with Michael O'Shca Fox News & Short CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. Sat >tarts 12:45; Son. starts 1:15 Might Bhows 5:45 Except Monday, openj 8:45 Continuous shows Bat. and Bon. Tuesday BUDDY NITE 2 Tickets For the Price of 1 'KEEP 'EM with Thc Dead End Kids ami the LilUc Tough Guys Comedy Wednesday & Thursday "HI YA, CHUM" with (lie Kid Bros. 'FOLLOW""THE BAND" with Trances Lnngford R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Arlc.V WEEK-DAY NIGHTS/*' Box Office Opens 8—ShowsSfirt at 8:15. SATURDAYS <$; SUJfDAIfS Box Office Opens 1 Show Starts 1:15 Tuesday & Wednesday 'CALL OF THE JUNGLE' with Ann Corlo f RKO News & Comedy -

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