The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1944 · Page 8
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I?. 1 BLYTJJEVJLLE (AKK,). COUKIISR NEWS ?Pop' Mbsley To Makq Debut As Grid Coach The House o< Mosley ngnin' will have- a 'hand in the football fortunes 'at Holey Field when" "Pop" Mosley makes Ills debut tonight as a regular, futl-fiodgcd coach. , "Pop's" boys are the Junior High Scllool Papooses who- oi>oii their 1944 season against the Osccola Kc' serves • tonight beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The Blythevllle lads are young . and inexpci icnccd as are those-: who make up most junior (Cains; but • sideline observers say they are fired with, spirit and Hie desire, to get'.off to a good start In their 'budding erid careers. • '"Although ', "Pop" Mosley never Vore the Maroon and White ns did his .three," celebrated sons, Hcrky, Russell and Monk, he hw rubbed (Moulders ^wllh sweat shirts and smelled liniment In the steamy dressing rooms more years than he Caii remember, and It's a safe bet "Pjp" has taught his youngsters a tew of the tricks of the good old days when Chick touchdowns were sf.I.dime a dozen and the Tribe prowled Arkansas grid trails with potent tread. ' -'"Pop" ' assisted Coach Arvil Green last season and before that served us trainer for Coi;cVies Barney Laslie and Big Joe Dlltly »lio succeeded lilm But the 10-11 i?ajY>oses. are his own team, the first real Mosley-coached aggregation ^Strength of tlic Osccola club was not known here, but Coach Homer Bourns • was reported to he bringing^ a, huskv squad of Semlnolc Reserve? for .'tonight's contest. Keeping Up fFith The Men In Service ^Pvt,-C. L. Hnrris, son of Mrs. Lydia Tinner of Tjlai, Mo., is a military policeman attached lo a 13-24 Liberator, group In England. —E'fc. James W..Forrest, husbnnd of- Mrs Wilma J Forrest of IU. 1, Essex, Mo,, and son of Charles W. Efrreit of 82fl Clark St., Blytheville, Is serving as a special guard with a Military Police company which has helped lo establish n r?cord low soldier-crlmo rate among 6,000 Allied troops visiting Rome weekly. Men of tlie outfit operate three tourist information boqtlis ttherc-soldiers can gel maps of the city and any information they desire about !?cd Cross tonrs. Lists of theaters, restaurants and clubs also 'are available: In addition to regular'policing duties, these men maintain extra sleeping quarters and n mess foi' visiting soldiers They also operate a service • which returns lost men to their units. Private Forrest has been ov- .erseas a year nnd has a bronze "battle participation star. ^ ; a. W. Lnnsford, son of Mrs. W. iF." Lunsford of Blytheville now is enrolled at the United States Maritime Service Trsining Station In St. Petersburg, Fla A foimer student at .Blytheville High School, he was employe^ »s a machinist prior to entering, the Maritime Service. Staff Sergt. Walter F. Permcnter Jr., of Blythevllle, has arrived nt AAF Redistribution Station No. 2 In Miami j Beach', Fla., .for reassign- ment'processing after completing a tour of duty outside the continental -United States. Sergeant Permcnter, •so nof W. P. Permenter of Luxora, .was a Liberator gunner in the European theater for eight months arjd flew on 30 missions. He holds the Distinguished Plying Cross and the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters His wife, Mrs. Doris Ann Permenter Ihes In Blythevllle Norlhwcslcnrs veteran backs run in lino and on lime. U-fl'to right: Hank AUcpetcr Fr-ink , -Bob lunderburgMd Bill Upper., Wildcat, open will, Wisconsin in EvS'i, Sept. 30, DOPE.BUCKET STAKTS NEW LIFE A wise old sage onco sntd 'that "life begins nt -10". : • In i«v case be missed It almost a year— nine months, 20 days, plus a few hours, nilnules nnd seconds to be meticulously correct. For. today, the Lord and weatherman willing, I shall begin n new life, sporilcnlly speaking. 1 plan to be hi the press box ot Sportsman.' Park In Saint Loote and cover the UND requirement: a love for Hie yanic which ,l>ccnmc almost an obsccssion ns tlie days went on. (Mama says "jJinrtinKs" Is n better descriptive term). The world series has proved as elusive for me as the proverbial greased pig in the rain, Three times before 1 niiido plans to attend. Twice I even had bought the tickcls, made nil arrangements as to trnnsportiilion, rawrwitloiis, nnd r i iu uiujsiwriimijii, rcscrvauons nixl World Series between the St. Lonis j even scraped np n couple of extra Cardinals and St. Louis Browns dimes for a hog dojf and n bag of which gets under way Wednesday peanuts. Kticli time my Hopes were afternoon and continues xintll one team hns won lour of the seven. Ever since I was In knee pants, big enough to rend and follow sports through tile newspapers mid other periodicals at least five major desires have burned deeply in my cliest; five sports ambitious have headed by "musl-see-bofore-I-pass-i on" list." They were in order Of significance and importance lo me; .cover a world series; be on hand for n Rose Bowl football game, watch one ot those colorful historical battles between . football representatives of West Point and the Naval Academy; witness n heavyweight boxing match, and view the blitcJiloticicd bangtails gallop on traditional Churchill Downs on Derby Day In old Louisville, Kentucky, or course, there have been other events I would like to see, such as the Indianapolis 500-mile speedway, big time tennis and golf, etc., but none holds the place in my interest ns the above quintet. But, try ns 1 may, I have yet to sec any one of them. Maybe my luck Is turning. BASEUAU, t-IHST CHOICE The grand old American game of baseball lias always ranked first with me. During my'prep and college days I had visions of playing professional Iniscball but soon discovered there were three big reasons why i would never make the grade. I conldnt hit. I didn't throw so well, and wasn't so hot at catching 'cm. otherwise, I had the other O/ FARM 70 '0 LOANS 4% Present Loans Refinanced. Liberal Property Valuation. COMPARE OUR SERVICE NOBLE GILL AGENCY Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOEBLDG. PHONE 3131 ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES- GIN AND MILL SUPPLIES AT PRESENT our stocks of repair parts are ns com- pleje as during pre-war limes! Put your plants in Shape for Fall NOW. WE GIVE SEUVICE-call us flay, night or Sunday. *l? Uin9B / * Belt Lace *5FsT, P C - n9 :«p«n»Hn W All Size Pipe * Crane y a | ye s .. Gin Sow Files and Gummen Hubbard Hardware Co. lighted nt Hie inst minute. While the telegram confirming ic press, reservations is safely ickcd nwny In my billfold—which us no bilk— i still hnve ray fln- crs crossed nn,j will kcei>' them int wny until I nm iii the press o.v, tlic umpire yells 'Tiny Unll", nd the lenms start in on the first Il-St. Louis series in 43 years of :iseual! history... IAS SPECIAL INTKKI-ST Northe'rtsl Arkansas, ' Blytlieville nd C.nfulhcrsvlllc in jmfticiilnr, nve n special interest in (lie scries, ^or they were- liistruniciitnl in ns- islini! four plnyers on the profes- ionai basebnll road that led to the ort of gold. The lilythcvtllc pro- net wus young Prank Mnncu.su, •ho catches for the Drowns. Frank, rather to Ons Mnncuso of tlic New York-. Giants, got his first asebnll start here In 1337, first cnr (lie New York Gtfinls had " farm club In the Northeast Arkansas League, rvji 1 n beginner the Houston, Texas boy did all right, Especially was he effective at bat. Ho showed plenty of power with tile willow, "despite tire .200 average. There were less than a half floxeu rcgiilnrs ivlio finished In the charmed .300 circle In. that Class O league, definitely a pitcher's loop. Frank slammed out 13 home runs and doubtless would have slugged out more had there been a fence around the playing field at Walker Park. As a receiver he ranked up among the lenders. Had a strong throwing ni'm, handled the pitches well. His biggest weakness was on pop Ilie.s. Uiit he has developed well (luring his two seasons with the Giants ns bullpen catcher, and a full season witli San Antonio, Texas, where he had ii good year. He became Hie properly of the Drowns when they took over the Muskogcc, Okla., club of the Western League,, after the Giants had turned him loose. Three other Northeast Arkansas League products are due to participate. They are Tommy Turner, former Cimilliorsville catcher;'' Al Zarllla, who was with Osccola and Balesvillc, both with the Brovvns; and George (Wliltcy) Kmowski, great Cardinal third baseman. Boris Martin ,who led the NEA league one season when with Pnragould, 1ms been rccnlled by the Browns from Toledo but-likely is not eligible, |f or the series. < Return Matches Promise Heavy Gate Receipts NEWYOUK; Oct. 4. (up»—pijjiii Manager Tex Sullivan is ready to lilt Die jfickpol because two of his lioys lost their last touts. Sullivan's heavyweight, Lcc Oma, wiis knocked out by Tnml Miiurlcllo in New York on Sept. 22, nnd tile liruwl they staged has brought them ;i re-match that .will almost certainly draw a sell-out crowd to Madison Square Garden. I.nst Friday Sullivan's prlxe mld- [llewclglit, Georgie Kochiin, dropped a disputed decision to Jako La Mot In In Delroit. The furious battle those two .staged has resulted in another rc-inntch pn November 3 or 17. Oma fought Mnuricllo as a sub- stilutc for Joe Baksi on just two days notice. I*c floored Maurlcllo : In the first round and had him reo!- 1 lug In the seventh, but he was too exhausted to do anything about it, and Maurlello knocked Oma out in (he eighth. • I.ce went into the ring in bad I shape after four straight days pl<iy- Ing the night spots. Tills tlme / Manager Sullivan has ontered his Iwti'dsome hcavywciuhl lo do his training in the gymnasium and at a camp in New Jersey far away • from bars. , As for Kochan, the middleweight, he's sure he should have gotten Hie decision he dropped to Jake La Mottu in Detroit. Motor city boxing fans say it. was one of the most te/- rlfic brawls ever staged in Detroit. Kochan has some definite plans for the return tout. This is the way Georgie outlines Ills strategy for Hie WEDNESDAY,. OCTOBER 4, Commissioners Named By Baseball Congress NEW YOKK, Oct. 4 (UP)^- Tile National Baseball Congress has appointed 13. commissioners to head non-professional baseball programs in their countries. The list doesn't include the name of the commissioner for the United States. That won't be announced until Jan. l. President Ray Uurnont of the congress says 18 wore appolnlmenls arc coming with a total of 32 nations to.be allied in the baseball program. weights, On his last trip here Godoy fought champion Joe Lonls twice. He went 15 rounds with Louis In 1940, but Arturo left In 1941 after Louis knocked him out in eight rounds. Godoy Wants Another Shot At U. S. Heavies LOS ANGELPS, Oct. 4 (UP) — Al Weil, manager of Chile's boxing champion, Arturo Godoy, says that Godoy Is coming back for another shot at United States heavy- Tll toll his brains out and hang them on cornstalks." Orioles Defeat Newark In International Playoff NEWARK, N. J., Oct. 4 (UP) — The Baltimore Orioles, with two homers In the fifth Inning, defeated the Newark Bears 5 to 3 and squared-their International League fiuaj playoff series at 3 games apiece. Stan Benjamin hit the first homer with the bases loaded and Moss followed with another round-tripper for the fifth run, The seventh and final game comes at 8:30 p. m,, tonight at Baltimore. Legion Members Meet J. L. Terrell, |x).sl commander of (he Dud Cnson Post of the American Legion, presided at the regular business meeting of that group last DANCE Thursday — Friday — And Saturday Nights 9:30 to 1 O'Clock In the Beautiful Blue Room of the HOTEL NOBLE Admission 65c Incl. Tax NOTICE TO PROPERTY,OWNERS Termites may he ruining your property. Call tn« fo> check-up without cost or obligation. EAT8, MICE AND ROACH CONTBOL GUARANTEED WORK . H. C. BLANKENSHIP ' 09 E. Kentaokr , h . n , alt Oil for Biggest U.S. Airline LnGuarclia Field, N. 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