The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 2, 1941 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 2, 1941
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PAGE SIX Gunning For Louis Boston College Defeats j Tennessee in Sugar Bowl Game BOWL RESULTS -Rose Bcwl-^Sianford 21, Nebraska 13. Sugar Bowl—Boston College 19, .Tennessee 13. Orange Bowl—MLssissippi State .14, Georgetown 7. Cotton Bowl—Texas A. & M. 13, •Fordham 12. EastVWest" all-stars—West 2ft East 14. Sun Bowl—Western Reserve 26. Arizona State 23. Stanford continued its brilliant : \ 1940 football record into the new year Wednesday .with a 21-13 victory over Nebraska in. the 28th annual renewal of play in the Rose Bowl at Pasadena,' Cal., befoi'e 90,000 spectators and Tennessee was defeated before 73,000 by tricky Boston College, 19-13, iii. the day's biggest "bowl" upset at j KAr ^ ArTcD the Sugar Bowl contest in New I °* L * nt-IEH A Orleans. j V&R'$ ILLNESS, Mississippi State kept southern j CALIWW/A COLLEGIAM honor from complete upheaval, STARTS NEW DRIVE however, by downing: Georgetown ; of New' York, 14-7, in the Orange' Bowl classic at Miami. Pla., after 1 getting an early 14-0 lead and hold- ^ ing- .on to win. Aggies Escape Defeat Texas A. & M.. another highly- ranked southern eleven which lost its first tilt in two years on the final day of the 1940 season to Texas'-- university,. 7-0, won a thrilling 13-12 triumph over Fordham, another New York aggregation, in the Cotton Bowl game at Dallas, Tex., before 45,500. The Western all-stars proved, that ..big-name stars of the Eastern j squad couldn't beat a well-balanced West outfit when they took a 20-14 decision from the best of the East, despite the presence of Tommy Harmon of Michigan in the East's starting lineup. Paul BU'TTfEVTLLE (ARK.COURIER NEWS The Sports Spotlight Hy LA yMONO CRI7MP • of the Courier rtews .Staif Scientist-Fight Fan Quits Seclusion to Fete Boxer BV LAYMOND CHUMP <r[ (hp ^Courier News Staff 1 his will inform ths boxing public. that Pal Comiskey, v,'ho°nieet.s J -;ii Nova in Madison Square Garden Jan. 10 in an important heavy- v,'r-igiit Vuu, will fight in Memphis gainst Jack Marshall Jan. \v, ;i<!t:oi-flin'i to a ' well inJormoc' Nothing hits teen said publicly in Memphis about the light, am' i his is the; lirst announcement lhai .such a match is plunnecl. is little doubt of the match ii to be held, according lo our NOTE: PROMOT- j EH Mike Mcroney will remain j Active in Elythevilln, UoUi as pro- motor tmd refei'pf? of liis weeklv •arc!.", unc' is not retiring from (he game. He said he had lured FAR3 AMD STOPPED AJAX BAEfy OViy To &£ AOV/5CD NOVA tic S/C^ FOR 'fcJRE^ *M)AT WLL100 A/OJV Tt/AT J'AM ?><3 £AMsr ^ ff/6 SOY.. . Christian's passes spelled defeat for the East as the Missouri ace starred. All Stadiums Packed Western Reserve upset the' dope bucket in the Sun Bowl at El Paso. Tex., by overcoming Arizona State. coached by former all-American Dixie Howell from Alabama, 26 to 23, in the day's highest scoring melee. ' The games attracted some 340,- QGQ persons, including capacity crowds at each game and many thousands were denied, the pleasure of attending the games when the "sellout" sign vras posted long before the. game's date at all stadiums. Pro Fight To Benefit Osceoleans Manila's Cagers in Two Losses MANILA, Ark., Jan. 2.—Leachville's. high school cagers ended the year, with a double basketball victory over Manila as the boys triumphed 26 to 24 in two.overtime periods and the girls won a lopsided 36 to 16- decision. The year 1940 was the 25th year of inter-school competition between Leachville and Manila, and a fitting climax for the long rivalry was the long shot from near center-court by X. Scott of Leachville for the winning points that broke a 24-all tie. Lov e and Scott each got 12 points. .Leachville's victories were achieved on its own court before a crowd that packed the gymnasium The home town fans sighed with relief after Buddy Forest of the Manila Lions almost caged a long shot half a minute before the second overtime ended, but cheered as Scott, the LeachviHe star all season, shot..his. team into victory. Ski-Lift Ride Costs Dime SPOKANE. Wash. (UP)-Inland Empire ski fans are using a new ski-lift on Mount Spokane and paying 10 cents a ride to be pulled up by a motor-run trolley The-new lift i s 1,400 feet ion*' with. a vertical lift of 500 feet' S.<iers grasp a rope and are pulled up the hill The American Legion announced ; today that it would actively sponsor the Jan. 10 professional boxing card at the Legion arena featuring Aaron Byrd of Blytheville against Lew Wallace, highly-regarded St. Louis middleweight. At the same time, Legion of- ficfals and Promoter Joe Craig: announced that 10 per cent of the gross proceeds of the fight program would be given to the family of Louis \VaIdoii, Csccola service station attendant who : was_._kUlcd by one or more assailants last week in a robbery at the station. Craig still was seeking today an opponent for Ray Simmons of St. Lcuis in the semi-windup and a gccd six-round bout to support the other matches, both lO-'round affairs. i.s working hard toward achieving Craig's predictions for his success. Byrd work.s out every day .it 2 p.m. at the Legion arena. STAMP NEWS INTERNATIONAL airmail serv- A ice, symbolized by the Australian, stamp above, celebrates an in most of his mat ter! ritcry because of othor business | interests that "require much of i my time." j George Bennett, toughiu who [ cneijts Oiie Olson here Monday ! night, was schooled in a famous j wrc.stlinti aunasp)iere. Bennett i graciuarod from Central hi?h ! .school at Tulssi, Okia.. in 1927, j where many high .school national j champions are made, and uttencl- ' td Oklahoma A. & M. college, famous for its -national inter-colle- iate amateur national champion -ship teams and individual champions of the college mat. U. S. BRANSON HOOKED UP with long-driving U. S. jr., in a gf If bailie at Blytheville Coimliv club Insf Sunday -and came out lo.ser by a stroke when he took an S9. The younger Bmnson was visiting his. parents during the holidays while on leave f r o m h i s teaching assignment at Sapulpa Junior college, Sapulpa, Okla.- He attends Cliicago U. in the summer months, but plays as much golf as ]>csslble. * * • LITTLE HERBERT (COTTON) GRAHAM, the 15-year-old high ( school .sophomore winding up. his | sixth year as a caddy at the Blytheville Country club, who won the district high school golf meet last spring- with an 84 at Jones- brro. is a smart caddy and entertains ideas of becoming a first- c.'ass golfer. His best nine-hole score over the BCC links was a 39, that on the last round of a strenuous 10-rovmo (90 holes) playing schedule , -Ju nuiccw i.imvmg auueuiue . unr- important anniversary, the com- day last, summer. He'll improve on pletion. of five years of trans- his j/nmo •/.<; hn ninvs mnra nrt™-. pletion, of five years of trans Pacific service. Since establishment of the U. S.-Honolula- Manila-Hong Kong route in 1935 the entire globe ; has been'circled by regularly scheduled service. North and South Atlantic routes from U. S. were inaugurated in 1939. The England-Australia route, for which the.stamp above was i issued, began-in December, 1934. iff O ABBA4- U «.1I_ _r' •» more The Blytheville promoter and j U. S.-Australia airmail was in- veteran fight manager, who hnsj augurated last July. Eyrd under io-year contract, pre-j Trans-Pacific, Clippers, flying dieted a'"si-eat future" lor Byre!j the U. S.-Honolulu-Manila-Hong In the middleweight class; and his! Kong route have flown 3,715,553 sppohrht : in the forthcoming fight! route miles','transported 13*480*000 win shnw i,,«r i,™ nX^ !.„•.-„ «,-1 letters and 6481. passengers since 1935. The 442nd North Pacific crossing was completed during the just is " lace .is: among' the top 10- ranking middle.weights of the country, but Crnig thinks Byrd. will make a • ood showing' against him. •'I think Byrd will go -far in 'rosing and will beccme one of :he best, middles-eights in the fight jahie within a few years." Cvtii> said. "Bill Daly, manager of Par, wanted to take Byrd Lack to New York with him when i he was in this section recently. •nr-d had many compliments for anniversary JOE CRAIG SHOULD HAVE A good audience for his professional- fight card a week from Friday- nteht when 1 Aaron Byrd returns to the ring, in his home town against' Lew Wallace of St. Louis. This is the first pro program attempted here in three years and will be the No. i fight for Byrd under his new contract with Promoter Craig. Rny Simmons of St. Louis will be matched against a suitable opponent and these two 10-rotmcl matches will be augmented by a six-rounder to bii announced. Wallace will be a tough i'oe Tor Byrd to face. . He i.s ranked among the top 10 middle weights of tht Byrd is 21 and has been fighting for seven or eight years, ever .since he was abottt 13 years old. He likes the pro fight game ami RITZ THEATRE Friday & Saturday, Jan. 3 and 4 Dr. Nikola Tesla, inventor and electrical wizard, broxe his sell-imposed, five-year r-iie ..o nlay host w Frilzlo Zivic, welterweigm champion, at a New York hotel. Dr. Tesla is :m urdest «porLs fan ' Pictured during the dinner, left to right, are Walter KeldKll. Dr. THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1941 retort she just smiles and moves on. She is exactly as attentive to the men who' don't angle for her attention as to those who do. She manages to be sparing enough with her attention to keep the men wishing she had more time for them. She does her job so efficiently and quickly that she gains the respect of even the men who would like to date her up. if they could :nanage it. AN UNBKA.TABLE COMBINATION She usually remembers not to antagonise women by giving them any less attention than she gives to men, so that she' doesn't run into that old criticism that women never get any service from women. She is nice-looking, efficient: agreeable, conscious—but not Loo conscious—of her sex. And that's an unbeatable combination for the woman whose job depends on her being able to get along with :nen. Note (inferences ir< no:;e.s. Ideal college type is Frances Fed Shuiy Air Hostess Lo Ziv'c -aid Fritxie Zivi<- would bs no need liv RUTH M!I.!.KTT A trip by plane can ue u lesson in "How to Get Along With Men" if fl/.vou.ian passenger watches f.he hostess instead oi" the .scenery. The girLs who make airline passengers comfortable have perfected the "you're attractive—but keep your distance" technique. And that is something every \voman Seven Years for S5 Theft FORT WORTH, Tex. (UP)-r-Be- cause 19-year-old Willie Wiiisiow Ford stole a wrench and u saw worth less than §5 he must serve j,he airline hostess, whether she - sf:Ven years in prison. He pleaded londe or brunette, or whether S ui! *-i r '° taking the wrench and i.s flying east (jr west: saw - Tn( ? judge sentenced him to attractive lo look at, of i lv/0 years. He must also serve a 1VF " veav suspended sentence handed down two years ago also for She- is friendly—but keeps her distance by dividing up her friendliness, being a.s nice to one passenger a.s Lo another. She looks straight into the eves ! of the person who speaks to her i and really listens 10 what he has ! to r,ay. SHE ANSWERS WITH A SMILE who works has to develop. ' She smiles when she answers ' Tim seems to be the technique and if she can't think of a good who is to be ''Miss Fashion Fu tures of New York" at the gigantic Fashion Futures spring-summer style show in January. Miss Redder was chosen because of hei fresh-faced, intelligent look as well as for her ability to \veai smart clothes smartly: sounds with Middleweight Champ ;Kea Overlin and made a fine Jhcwing, although the champ was Awarded the decision. The entire card should provide 'enough action ,to please any fight |an in this district in this renewal .'of .pro fighting, in Blytheville. , Read Courier News want. ads. Try Our "Warm-Morning" Sentry Coal For the New Warm Morning Stoves GAY & BILLINGS, Inc. BUY NOWI PAY lATERI BUDGET PLAN TUtESoslowoi soy PHONE 7fi PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. ; 5th &, Walnut Phone 810 ON OUR STAGE Complete Stock of Whiskeys, Wines and Gins At All Times BLYTHEVILLE LIQUOR SHOP 107 S. 2nd Phone 167 BUSINESS FOR SALE If you are interested in one of the most mod- era up to date Grocery Stores, equipped with a complete Meat Department, doing a fifty thousand dollar business annually, it will pay you dividends to write or call the owner, MR. 0. P. TILGHMON Wardell, Missouri Phone 2030 or Writ* P. 0. Box No. 851, Blythevillc, Ark. j\ou will see and hear in person Dot Hackley. Hollywood i popular cowgirl; Lily Mark and her Fiddle. Oliva Hoskin* {slapping that Kass Fiddle, the Rodik Twins with their ac- i cordions, and also many others. This i.s a show that \\ilii | really please you. I ON OUR SCREEN ! Friday, Jan. 3rd Geo. Brent and Brenda Marshall in "SOUTH OF SUEZ" Saturday, Jan. 4 John Howard & Ellen Drew in The Texas Rangers Ride Again" There will be no advance in admission. Our Government, industrial, financial, labor and educational leaders are making comprehensive plans for greater progress in the preparedness program of the United States. Collectively, and as individuals, it is our duty to THINK, TALK, and ACT constructively in doing our part so that greater speed may be made in the advancement and strengthening of our country. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION WortJ Htadquarttrs MABISIN AVEMi* HIW YIIH, I. T. 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