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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 7, 1941
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PAGE SIX BLYTJIEViLLE • (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY,; JANUARY 7, 1941 Shoots Final-Round 68 for Victory In Los Angeles Open Golf Tournament By ED CONKU^J LOS ANGELES, Jan 7. tUP)- ' Johnny" Bulla, who humbled the nation's' best goli pro's with a 'thirty-live cent ball, today pocketed . $3,500, winner's share of the Los Angeles Open tournament's $10,000 .prize money, • The strapping Greensboro, tf, C., boy who almost stayed at his Chicago job because the LOA . Angeles Open had'beaten him five times, pounded out a 72-hole total of 281 to win top money under the tough- est,- playing and menial conditions. Usod to Poor Luck. "This is the first tournament I've -won since I turned professional when I was 15. But it's a good one to start on," he said. Bulla had flopped in avery Western tournament he entered .since 1936, Sammy Snead offered 10 share their winnings equally, - but- Bulla declined and picked up the scraps while Snead made big money. , His luck in the Far West ran in the same groove until four days ago. In the first round of the Los Angeles open he shot" a par 71; die next day a G6; a 75 in the semifinals and a final two-under-par 69. '.TliotRSon Fur Behind Craig Wood, his tournament ceiling still pegged at second place, fired a final round 68 [ over tlie wet Riviera Country club course to end with an aggregate ' 283 and draw $1,700. Ben Hogan and Clayton Heafner, with 284',Sv split.fourth money and took $1,000 each. ; Jimmy Thomson. and Willie Goggin, at 285, divided $1,200. Goggin, who earned $100 low money 'with a 68 after the ,54 hole round, shot a 72, while Thomson,- with the breaks all against him. had a 74 yesterday. Welch Runs Into Lott's^ury L'unky Joe Welch was A sadder but wiser young man loday. The Otyahoman resolved never to get in front oJ one of Jimmy Lou's smashing Hying tackles again, niter Jimmy literally tore him apart with two tackles that knocked the wind out of Welch and gave Jimmy the third and deciding ball hi their wrestling match at the Legion Huv in, less than 10 seconds Monday, ni^ht. Popular Jimmy, muscular Alabaman who's as speedy as anyone in the wrestling game, had won the opener in, five minutes with a trio of Hying tackles and a. double jackknii'e. Welch took - the middle setto with some of, his. own tackles and a body slani xn. 15 .minutes; then the fun began, and ended as'suddenly as-it started. The Sports Spotlight By LAX>£ONl> CRCMI 1 of the Courier News Staff Figlu Knday Many Flying At the bell for the finale, Welch zoomed, across the. ring and craqked Jimmy In the mjd-section with a flying tackle. Rushing over 10 fall on Lott, he met a , vicious tackle that struck him in the solar plexus and took all his wind. Then Jimmy hit him again and fell on him for an easy pin. It was-an astonishing turn of events and Welch was a chagrined young man afterwards, commenting that "I just pulled a boner and forgot' to watch him," Promoter Mike Meroney was subjected to a great deal of punishment in the opening match as -George Bennett, Oklahoma : boy billed from Salt Lake City, conquered Swede Ole Olsen of Minnesota with his' favorite lethal weapon, the stomp hammerlock that gave Bennett the first fall in BEN COLEY KNOWS- Next: A Marathon 'Bama (reig Stars Byrd Rates: High U'$ ft funny world . . . Comes now a Blytheville man who has. wagered $25---in good American 'money, wo ' presume — upon his abjUty to walk 12 mile* in 14 hours. . . . Paul Kirkendall, confectionery .store ' owner, will attwnpt this seemingly impossible- i>at in about ihrw weeks with a trek toward Memphis, and If he. : 'dots the trick hfc'll win $25 from Cart Gnnske, power (iontpauy employe. Kirkend'all says he will practice up by walking to Manila, Osceola and' various other nearby towns to "get in shape." He intends to walk'down the railroad tracks to Memphis—(Ouch)—when the great day arrives for the-long hike. .'. . Good luck. ,.**.* NEARLY SPOTLIGHT NEWS: Blytheville, Memphis and this territory furnished a number of high- ranking gridders to colleges last fall and one'was Tommy Harrison, j Memphis star now a junior at I Florida U. . ... he's :a cousin of I hester Cftldwell. 900 West Chick- ] asuwba. . . .On the coaching' staff at Duke Ui is Herschel Cald- . well, Chester's ; brother, who was • of the first good footballers to go to Alabama from here. . Current Blytheville stars at 'Bama include James 'Babs' Roberts, Russell 'Russ' Mosley and Lloyd 'Toar' Wise. ... • Point For Manila' Clash Here Friday Night; '41 Schedule Announced / V,, Pat Comiskey 15 minutes after he set up the spill with body slams. Olsen took the middle fall in 10 minutes. Tag- Match Next Bennett won the match with the stomp hammerlock that punished Olsen severely after setting with knee lifts to chest and. a series up his victim the chin and of body slams. Meroney announced -a match for next Monday night between the Welch brothers, Boy and Joe, and Bob Montgomery and Carlos Rodriquez, a 90-minute time limit— two • falls out of three affair to be preceded by two one-fall, 30-minute limit matches. The crowd Monday \fras about 450. Then there's Byron Walker, VMI captain; Everett Craig. Mur-,{ ray State Teachers college; Mur--, ray Thompson and-HUdred Bunch, i Arkansas; Bill Godwin, Georgia; John Pan Ik,-Ole Miss; Dan Warrington. Miss. State; Hugh Harbert, Copiah-Lincoln Junior college; Raymond Bickerstaff, Sena- With five lettermen around which to build a 1941 basketball combination, from. 18 squad members, Coach Joe Dildy pointed his players today toward the season's opener here at the high school gymnasium Friday night against M'a- nila's Lions, and announced an incomplete schedule for his Bly- Itheville Chicks. j Lelermen include Forwards I Sonny Lloyd and AlvJs Karris, Center Bo'-.'Coppedge and Guards Monk Mosley and LeKoy lloss. The team will compete in u 20- game schedule and iri several tournaments with lettermen and new players of varied abilities, includ- J)i g Forwards Hays Spradley, Hugh Dozier, Alleji Stacy, Max Gill and H. C. Weathers; Centers Buddy Dark and Gregory Atkins; and Trusty,'L. fi. Stafford, T. H. Cara- Guai'ds Herschel BeSharse, George day, Charles Parker and James Cobb. . . .... . .. : . The incomplete schedule: Jan. 10 —Manila here; Jan. 14—Jonesboro here; Jan. 15—Osceola there; Jan, 17—Shawnee of Joiner here; Jan. 21—Manila, there; Jan. 24-28—Open dates; Jan. 29—Osceola here; Jan. 31—-Paragould here; Feb. 4—Leachville there; Feb. 7—Open; Feb. 11 —Shawnee there; -Feb. 14—Leachville here; Feb. 18—Jonesboro there; Feb. 21—;Open; Feb. 24—Paragould there; Feb. 28—Open. Can Nova, Comiskey Make King * • . y* Comeback? They'll Try Friday ftV DON SANDERS NKA Set-vice Staff Correspondent Lou Nova has lived up to his name so far, but come Jan. 10 he's going to try to prove fallen stars do shine again. A nova, Noah Webster's book has'it, is a new star-,- usually appearing suddenly, shining for a brief period, then sinking into obscurity. •• ••:..' Thai's, Nova all ova. • Now he is. booked for his first majo? fight in a comeback at-? tempi, meeting Pat Comiskey in 10 rounds at Madison Square Garden, Fought Para ly sis Nova was laid low more than a year-ago in a bout with staphylo- coccic sepsis. During the months he has been out of the public's and Mike Jacobs's eye, he has been fighting ' paralysis: Now, he says, he Is ui better health than be's ever, been, Patrick Edward Comiskey, the Paterson puncher, also- was taken satile but also Adelbert Baer. tobia, Miss., and others. Harrison, a senior at Bill Hendrix completed his football career just as 'the college announced it would drop the sport. ... ; '•'• THERE'S ANOTHER . BLYTHE- ville representative making good ' JOYFUL 'MAKfN'S' SMOKES? THArs EASY. PRINCE ALBERT FOR PLUMP, TIOX CIGARETTES THAT ROLL UP FAST WITHOUT SIFTING OR BUNCHING. RA. IS CHOICE TOBACCQ TOO. MIU>,rASTy In football at Helena,.'Ark... high school. . . . Jimmy Tanner has just been named a co-captain of Lou Nova Fight Tickets Sell Fast Sale of tickets for Friday night's professional boxing card at the Legion Hufc was reported brisk today at Kirby's and Borum's dru° stores, j Promoter Joe Craig, who with the active sponsorship of the American Legion is donating 10 per cent ' of the gross proceeds to the, interested in. amateur boxing, won, the natJbnal A. A. U. title in 1935 and later the international title at Paris. * Battered Barhund Then he turned pro, lost an early fight to Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom. before bowling over a flock of coast heavies. . Coming east, he' got a break when Bob Pastor was unable to go through with his scheduled bout against the Firm, Gunnar Earlund. Nova rose from the canvas once, battered Barlund so badly the referee out of circulation by the more ver- .stopped the fight in the seventh. SUPERIOR COURT, STATE OP CONNECTICUT,-- COUNTY JANUARY, -•194.1.:.-'" Grace T. Hawqrth ••; ; , ••;.,•. •• vs. •' /•{• '••;' \v' ; ,. y; • ,' •''•-: Lucian P. Hawbrt&v. • '•:.'•• SECOND OKDER 'OP KpTlCE Upon complaint jri- said; cause brought to, siici' Court, at Hartford, in said 'County, on the first Tuesday of;JDJBcembet, 1940, arid now pending, claiming a divorce, it not appearing t-o.;thi.s^.;Court' that;the defendant Has'^ received- notic^ oC tlie pendency,Cof said complaint and it appearing'toVthis Courtthat- the whereabouts pf the/ defendant is unknown to title plaintiff. • •. •- : ; Ordered, that notice pf the institution and pendency pi said com- pla int shall • be given; t'he defend ant- by publishing this" order in Courier News, a r " newspaper" published iri^/Blytheviile; .Arkansas, once 'a week', for two" successive weeks,,, commencing 'on or before January 27, 1941. " ' ' • By the Court, Robert L. Allyri ' Clerk of Said Court. . • .Assistant. • •' - • ' 6-lS ously rated leavyweight cooler' than dangerous Max Comiskey, previ- * a contender for the title, the was laid out Jersey atmosphere by one of the Mad One's screaming rights last spring. Comiskey Flopped Like- Nova, Comiskey came up fast. The son of a steel worker, he toiled for a time on a youth project at $19 a month ... tried amateur fighting and decided the ring wftS not only more lucrative, bub more fun. Comiskey won his first 24. pro fights, 22 of them by knockouts. His ballyho® burden was indeed heavy . . . when he failed to score his ninth straight knockout, they said he was an overrated novice. / Then hi mid-December, 1939, he met Steve Dudas, who had been around some himself. Dudas's chin proved too tough, and Comiskey bro£e his left hand, also dropped the decision. Paterson Pat rested up for several months, let his hand mend. Then came the knockout by Madcap Maxie . . 2.39 of the first After his victory over Tommy Fair, there was much talk of a fight with Louis and, had illness not intervened, it might have come off. " Now Nova hits the ' comeback tvaii. He's not an old man—only 25—and may yet do battle, with the Bomber. HARRISON'S AUTO PARTS & GARAGE SERVICE STATION General Repairing, Welding Acrots from Red Top Gin Read Courier News want ads. round. Comiskey barnstorming . went back to in recent at:, first sight, and over a ham- needy family of dron at Osceola. arrangements ? for Lawrence Wai- was the completin fight pro- Brown Looms As Ohio State Coaching Choice MAgSILLON. O.. Jan. 7. (.UP)— Paul "Brown, since 1932 the "miracle' man" of Ohio scholastic football, today ranked as the most probable successor to .Francis Schmidt as head coach at Ohio State University following a surprise interview with Ohio State's athletic director, L. W. St. John. Brown's prospects, enhanced by conferences with St. . John at Wooster, O., two weeks ago and .in New York during a conches' meet-' ing, brightened even further when he and three of his assistants met with the.Ohio State director• most of yesterday afternoon. Later - ~rown, whose Massillon teams have won 80 games, lost eight, tied two and have been.un- defeated In five seasons, said that Sc John had told him he .would be asked to go to Columbus .within the next few days, presumably to discuss the coaching; position with the university athletic board. _________ ^ _________ _ _ the 1941 team after a poll of the \ burger decided to pool then- meager , gmm loday and p i anned to select scmad ' auuuu - he's son of Mr. and Savings and make golf winter tours., a we ii-known official tomorrow. Mrs.'W. B. Tanner, formerly of- The first- thing they- did was buy a • and o-randson of Mrs car, a second-hand jalopy , that , . J ana O ianuhun 01 ivus. . , .. _. . . , . , ,, Meanwhile,. Aaron Byrd, local months has given indications that his punch is still potent. . Lou May Make Grade Nova, the Alameda Adonis, again voices his aspirations Louis's crown . . to lift Joe confidently T, J. Mahan Jimmy has won cwo grid letters and will be a senior next fall. ... looked/.as if it might not l?o,\d together long enough , to .get-thejn to California for the first big event of the- winter circuit—the Los Angeles Open.' ' Snciid Clicks Quickly, You know what happened. Snead, almost overnight, became ; the sen-' JONESBORO SO O N WILL have; the best nine-hole . grass greens golf course in this ; part of the country, according to -re- . . ports . . The Blytheville links lotion of professional golf. Before £-«*-good condition and only.: the the next year rolled around he fa -•••• ••'•-- 'had-won something like 514,000. In 1938 he won more than $213.000, and in 1939 and 1940 established, himself as : the No. 1 player and. draw- fine roll, your-own cigarettes In «v«ry handy tin of Prince Albert THE NATItftoU. JOY SMOKE 'B, J.BerEsldjTubaoo Co.. Wlastoi-Salea.N. C. FRESH DRESSED POULTRY AT LOWEST PRICES You Select them, we dress 'em free! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Free Delivery Phone 154 L K. Ashcraft & Co. AT OUR NEW LOCATION 112 E. Main, 2 doors east of Blylheville Bakery chilly . weather is keeping players 'Aaron Byrd won ; bie away; 'Novice" welterweight title , in. 1937 at- the Memphis Golden Gloves and . in 1938 was Mid-South - welter champion. .' . . Promoter Joe Craig thinks Aaron : could beat , 90 pei- cent of the middleweight crop with a- little more experience. . . .. Ing card in the' business. Bulla. didn't win haircut money for the first two years. But Snead was his pal, and Snead saw that he , made all the tournaments. They played together, they ate together, they traveled together*' :in ; d'wherever you saw one, you saw the other. It was raining—and raining hard —when he started to play his last few -and crucial holes yesterday. Ic wasn't fit weather, down there LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7-, CUP)—j by the' ocean, for man nor beast. The course was long, the course But Snead was out in it to see his Bulla Aided By Sam Snead, Says McLeimore middleweight who turned pro four months ago and will embark upon a pro career in his third fight against Lev/ Wallace of St. Louis Friday— date of his 22nd birthday Anniversary — was boxing spar- mates and doing roadwcrk to reach confides to all who will listen he expects not half the trouble with the Bomber that he does getting the fight. Nova's return to the ring at least brings back some color. Vociferous Lou, the former California collegian, follows the Tunney tra- tlie was tough, and the rain "it fell. .- I5ut two boys had faith. One was Johnny Bulla, and one was Sammy Snead. It was "ever thus. Well, if not pal come through. He walked those last holes .with Johnny and rooted him iiv and the smile he wore when Johnny sank his last and winning putt was as honest as the top condition. This will be Longest fight of his lengthy career as an amateur and pro. and he'll need to be in first-class shape to last 10 rounds with the classy Sn. Louis lad with the broad shoulders. Den Burton, another Blytheville boxer who meets Young Irish of St. Louis in a six-rounder, also was sharpening his condition and engaged in several sparring bouts with Byrd with no punches being pulled by either. Work Out Thursday Ray Simmons of St. Louis meets Joe Kennedy of Kansas City tlie semi-windup in a bout that may over-shadow even the main event. A four-rounder between twc negro fighters and a negro battle royal will complete the card. forever, in 1936 anyway, when these day is. long. two big countiy boys first met "and decided to conquer world together. Dreams Come the golfing- True Helped Himself A Los Angeles housewife sued for divorce because her husband neither permitted her to buy food Bullas' victory in the $10,000 Los Angeles'Open Tournament at the j nor cook It, but insisted on doing Riviera Country Club yesterday it., himsell. brought the two of them closer, to their dream. But lets go back to .1936. and Miami, when Johnny -and Sammy first became friends. Neither was known at the-" time. j Bulla was just a. big strapping fellow from : Greensboro. N. -p..' and Snead was fresh oiuV of'the-hills of West Virginia. dition goes for Keats Shelley and Shakespeare, the old masters and — unlike Tunney — Hindu yoga. An all-round athlete in high school and college. Nova became ITZ TUESDAY BARGAIN DAY Mat. lOc & 15c; Night lOc & 20c TERROR UNDER THE SEA* with ANITA LOUISE BRUCS BENNETT A COLUMSIA PICTURE & V/artoon VVF.DNF.STUY - THURSDAY Tlie work cut-of-tow'n out in the fighters Legion will ring Thursday at 2:30 p.m., Craig, said, and the workout will be open to all fans. Oddity Two fighting deer Iccked antlers near Bend. Ore. Coyotes ate the body of one. but the other escaped, carrying the head of his antagonist with him. FOR SALE \ 1D6 acres all in cultivation, good house and bam, fair cotton and corn base, on hard road in the cdjre of Essex. Missouri. Price $55 per acre, S25CO cash, terms on balance. 80 acres all in cultivation near Parma. lUissouir. on gravel road, good buildings. Price SSO per acre, .1-4 cash, balance payable, about like rent. ' - 125 acres, fair cotton and corn base, located near Parma. Mo., good house and barn. Price S6ft per acre, 1-4 cash, balance terms. ' _ '.' 320 acres all, in cultivation near Sikeston, Missouri. 75-acre cotton base, 97-acre corn, base, 45 acres wheat. Government pay 81400 a year. Price $55 per acre. 200 acres, 40 acres cleared, located on Black River near Poplar* Bluff, Missouri. One house. Price $12.50 per acre, >£ cash. This is a good sandy loam cypress land adapted to cotton and corn. All the above farms can be sold with possession at once if taken within the next few days. If you are cut of a home, come and see me. I might be able to fit you with just what you want. J. W. BADER, Lilbourn, Mo. They didn't have $200''between them. But they liked-"one'.'.'another «g«3S English Girl Almost Upsets Alice In Dramatic Net Debut NEW YORK, Jan. 7. iUP>— An '" In the end Alice's power and organ, pealed "God Save the King"' cunning overcame Miss Hardwick, point where she almost dethroned a queen. ' ••; '• It was in Madison Square Garden and Miss Alice Marble, queer.: of all the tennis courts from Berkeley to Wimbledon, war: male- 1 ing her debut last night as a professional. Her opponent \va.s .Miss ! Mary Harchvick of Great Urit- ain, who listened to the an- i . them of her empire, watched ' a Union Jack go up to the ! rafters and then almost brought j about the first sports upsd of the new year. LOAN COTTON FOR BEST PRICES SEE OR PHONE J. L Hasson Phone 99 Glencoe Hotel Blcig. BUY NOW! PAY LATER! BUDGET PLAN TIRfSosIowos PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. & Walnut Phone 810 PROFESSIONAL BOXING Friday Nite Jan. 10 10 ROUNDS BETWEEN AARON BYRD BLYTHEVILLE LEW WALLACE ST. LOUIS This Match Is a "Natural" SEMI-WINDUP RAY SIMMONS 1£0 Pounds—St. Louis —vs.— JOE KENNEDY 180 Pounds-Kansas City FOR 6 ROUNDS 160 Potinis, BlyiHe-iiile ,'.•' ' '. — vs.— :. 'c .. IRISH 165 Pounds, St. Louis ALSO 4 ROUND BOUT AND NEGRO BAtTLE 1ROYAL LEGION HUT 8:80 p. m. Admission—S1.10-r$1.65 -—Tax Included— Tickets on Sale at Bo-urn's Drujf Co.—Phone 121 Kirby Druff Co.—Phone 23 PHOTOGRAPHED IN TECHNICOLOR Directed by W. S. VAN DYKE II FOR SALE SHIBLEY'S BEST FLOUR Barrel $4M 48 Lb. Sack $1.25 24 Lb. Sack 65c rar-ir.orvtt News & .Comedy Phone Ritz 224 Phone Roxy 322 LISTEN TO KLCN 10:00 a.m.—12:45 p.m.—4:30 and lifted a British girl to the 1 8-6, 8-6, but for 15 breathless minutes 12,371 persons thought that a flaming spirit might defeat strength and skill. The British girl won four' straight games before Miss Ma role got the range and began to live up to her reputation The tennis troupe—Miss Marble. Miss Hardwick. Don Budge and Bill Tilden—rides westward todaj? to start- a 60-city tour in Chicago tomorrow night. They lured $25,614 into Promoter Jack Harris'' cash register last night and Miss Marble, guaranteed $25,000 and a percentage, seems certain to be $50,000 richer when the tour ends. ROXY 50 Lbs. Lard . • • • i 100 Lbs. Sugar . . . -. : C. ABRAHAM BARGAIN NIGHTS lOc & 20c TERROR RIDES THE AIRWAYS! JACK HOLT A COLUMBIA PICTURE Also Comedy Delta Implements, Inc. So. 2nd Phone 802 Complete Stock of Whiskeys, Wines and Gins At All Times BLYTHE VILLE LIQUOR SHOP 107 S. 2nd Phon We Proudly Announce the Arrival of Our New CADILLAC AMBULANCE The addition of our new Cadillac Ambulance to our ambulance fleet marks our sincere desire to be .able to serve you rapidly and safety when the. need arises. Remember . . . there's always a safe and comfortable Cobb Ambulance at your immediate disposal. • FOR AMBULANCE SERVICE CALL 26 Cobb Funeral Home Ash & Broadwav Phone 816 Try Our "Warm-Morning" Sentry Coal, For the New Warm Morning Stoves GAY & BILLINGS, Inc. PHONE 76

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