The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1943 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 24, 1943
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 24; 19-13 Stars Get Headlines, But All-Around Point Gatherers Win the Track Meets By EGBERT MEM,ACE NEW YORK—It's pleasant lo, have a recoid-breakei on youv, track squad, & specialist foi one event, but Coach Emll Von Elling, Ihe Ancient Mariner of Eastern track coaches and pioelwci of Iho Violent Violets or New York University, champions of all they survey along the Blackout Belt, leans toward the versaiv.c lad who can do many things well, if not good enough lo mar Ihc chionlcles of the sport. Commenting on one-man gangs, predominant wilh manpottEi shortages, Von Elling believes Ihc collective elforl nnd success of the team over-balances the individual glory of one athlete Give him Ihe points, lu sn>i, scatter tho firsts, and he'll take Ihe - meets. He has taken them all, five successive Indoor nnd outdoor during this cmu- ualeiv. i Stretching this philosophy- around the land, Michigan proved Ihc best argument by taking the Big Ten title without scoring a first. In thai meet \vi\s another young mart who didn't make the headlines but who Is known lo Ihc cinder sleuths as highly efficient in (he mailer of Belting points. That woujd be Herb Matter, 158- pound Kd.-hcn.dert junior 'of Illinois. EQUALS RIG TEN RECORD Matter,: Ihc Naperville Flush, has bebn called the best nll-nround trackman in Illlni history because he scored 22 points In a triangular meet with'Minnesota .and Chicago, 24 each in dual meets with Indiana and Purdue, 13 in the Big Ten indoor meet, 8 against Michigan State, three fourths and a third in Ihe conference outdoor, nnd tied for first in ,lhe pole vault of the Drake Relays. His 13 in the Big Ten outdoor equaled an all-time record. Mailer high jumps C feet 3V.- inches pole vaults 13 feet 754 Inches, broiuljumps 23 feel 9 inches, does the 100 in 10.1, Ihe 220 In 22 seconds, Ihc CO-yard dnsh in :00.5, the low hurdles in :01.1, puts tho shot 41 feel, throws Ihe discus 120 feet To keep himself busy, Matter Is also n mcmbei of the basketball sqiind mid one of the Orange nnd Blue's outstanding golfers. Then, there's New Hampshire's Alfred Richmond (Boo) Morcom, the^ jumping jack- who scored a triple In the vault, high jump, anel broad jump to break Ihe 07-yeai precedent of Ihc I. C. 4-A. 'hiladelphia Has Greatest Turnout Of All With 37,176 Spectators By United I'ress Tlie major leagues lilt tiic turnstile Jackpot with their loudest attendance explosion of the year ycslcrdny. A grand tolal ol 211,782 lam Jammed eight ball parks to wit new 15 games. The previous high was 1C8.5TO on May 2, « The clay's biggest attendance was attracted to Shlhe Park In Philadelphia. There, 37,116 fans crowded Into Die stands lo break al) existing Njillonal League record* In the City of Brotherly Love. Exciting games were the order ot Ihc day. In Ihc American League, tho Cleveland Indians arc ruling tin roosl-.'Thcy yavc a possible indication of things to come by winning a double-header from the New York Yankees. The double victory knock- Bloomfield Rates High As Grappler Fans of Uils area rarely ever have in opportunity lo see ft belter mat ici'/ormer than jack Hloomfielil, lio'is slated to appear in another of the popular lag mulches here tonight at the American Legion arena. Yesterday s Results Promoter Mike Mcroncy sold Hloomfleld is known to wrestling followers in most large cities as tiic fighting Jew." He weighs In the nelg)Hx>rlu»d of 200 pounds, lias powerful arms and legs and is well •crs'cd In every type of hold, nloom- flcld Is the aggressive sort of wrestler nnd rarely fails to give Ihe customers a lot of action for tlielr money. lie will team up with Charlie Layc in the feature match cllrnax- tni! tonight's mat, program. Their opponent.? will be the colorful Mexican star, Curios Rodriques, and Leo Newman. This formidable pair will assure Ihe crowd tonight an interesting scrap, because they never (nil lo come up "with a ]>ciToim- nirmhiRhntn G-0, Kntxvlllu 4-1. Nashville 1-3, New Orleans 0-5. Memphis' at Atlanta, positioned. . Little Rock at Chattanooga, post- [Wiied. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 3-5, New York 1-2. Delroil 4-2, Uoston 3-3. Second, 10 innings. St. Louis 0-5, Philadelphia i-rj. Washington II, Chicago 0. Second game |»slponed. , NATIONAL I.KAfiUK Pittsburgh 4-2, Philadelphia i- Brooklyn 3-3, Clnclnnall 0-1. Chicago 2-1, lioston 1-0. Second 10 Innings. St, -Louis 4-2, New York 5-2. cd the league champions out of 1 '"™ lhal has the spectators nil- first place for Ihe first time this season, When tlie smoke cleared awny the tribe had come out pn top, 3 to 1 and 5 lo 2, lo add almost complete disaster to the Yank's western (rip. The Bronx Bombers won one game out of six played. Opportunity knocked for the Detroit Tigers but they failed to answer. They missed a chance to lie for second place by bowing lo the Boston Reel Sov, 3 lo 2 In the ten ling on the edge of their scats. Individual mulches'will open Ihe show, beginning at 8:30 o'clock. Hi one lialllc Laye will take on Newman, for :iO minutes or less In a one-fall bout. The oilier match will . be between, Bloomfield and Hodruiuez. „>.,.. IHrinliiBhnni iniilng^ntghlc'ap of "a'double head" iU"* 1 "^™ cr. Oscar Judd was tlie :wlnning i Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pel. Florida produces oiic-lhtrd of Iho I _ -i_._.--. _ __ '• laval .stores In the United Stales- NO ASPIRIN FASTER limn genuine, pure St. Joseph!Aspirin. World's largest seller nt lOf. None safer, none surer. Demand St. Joseph Alpiria \nd Ihe U. S. provides 90 per cent of the world's supply. Read Courier News want td& Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:45 A'lni. Always lie and 25o Hcrli Mutter, Illinois' one-man athletic nropruni, li"|'s from liaskel- li.ill in track lo golf ami keeps in foun by Iniicllmi: bcneh while participating in liig Ten K"lf clrunpiunship at \Vilmellc, 111. For the benefit of tnc bush-beal- ine brethren of the coaching coterie, there's a big kid In Fnyetleville, N. C., (Atlantic Coast Line, Norfolk' Southern, Aberdeen nml Rockfish) breaking high school records In mass murder. CLAYTON OF FAYKTTKVII.Ui Don Clayton entered 10 events out of 14 and won nine first places and one second. The learn he was competing against was Durham's Stale champions, and he dcfentcd individual lllleholdcrs in five events. Held to five events In Ihc State meet, Cliiylon won the high jump and discus nml placed second in t.hc broad jump and pole vault. Several of his best marks would do credit to a college star, such as 22 feet for the broad jump, 178 feet •! for the javelin and 6 feel 1-lC foi than Ihc Southern Conference pltchrr. Tommy Bridges, the Tigers mound warhorse, treat the Ked Sox, 1 lo 3, In the opener. The Washington Senators sent liuck Ross of the Chicago White Sox to the showers with a. seven run barrage In the llvst inning ot their single game. The Senators wound up the day with an ll-to-0 F.hutout behind Early Wynn's six lilt perforinnncc. Philadelphia and SI. Louis split. The Brownies look the opener, 5 to 1, as Denny Galchouse held the opposition to four lilts. The "A's" won the nightcap, 3 to 2 witli Jesse Ploies hanging up his sixth win of the season. In the National League the pace- | Little Rock . New Orleans Atlanta . .. Knoxvlllc . mark (his year. Clayton, li feet and weighing WHO DUNNIT? ITSTHEFATCK-A-miES! I doing Just that as they humbled the Cincinnati ttcds twice, 3 to 0 and 3 to 1. Ed Head collected his econd straight slmlout with a font Itttr tn the opener. And' Whit heating THEY SCRAM. Mi EN YOU Lei' YOURS AND JOE CHEmOLET s „ - ** \ ? ,r~"* /- - ' \ ? ft ! 5 ; ; x" To Keep Yoiir Car ^erviiig DppeilclaMy! YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES: v Keep lires properly inflated </ Keep radiator and battery filled V 7 Get a skilled service check-up at regular intervals if OUR RESPONSIBILITIES: \/ Check your car carefully >/ Give it skilled, reliable service v 7 Help to "Save the Wheels that Serve •America" 20 11 18 11 1C! 10 Hi 11 14 17 12 1G !) 18 .(MO .021 .015 .5!M .'152 .429 .333 .IcmphLs ' 0 Ifl .2D3 AMERICAN I.KAGUK w. L ret. Cleveland -. • Iti 11 .593 New York' 14 11 Washington . 15 13 Detroit SI. Louis . . Philadelphia In'cago . . Hoslon 13 12 11 11 13'15 10 12 11 -17 ,5liO .535 .520 .500 .464 .455 .393 NATIONAL LEAGUE ,W, L. Pet. Vyatl won the second, Johnny Vandcr Meer. J The Chicago Cubs snapped out ot nine game losing streak by win- ling two from the Boston Braves, 1ms snapping the Braves seven ;amc winning slreak. Red Barrett osL the toughest game of the day, ! to 1, tn the opener as he allowed Wit three hits. Olnude Passeau received crcelit for the win although he gave up 11 binglcs. Ill Bitliorn held the Bcantowncrs to two hits lo win the nightcap, 1 to 0, in tell Innings. The fine crowd that turned out In Philadelphia saw the Phillies and DID Pittsburgh Pirates split. The Pirates snapped their four game losing streak and the Phillies' six game winning streak by taking the opener, 4 lo I. A three run fifth innln In the nightcap provided the Phillies with, a 5 to 2 voctory. , • • • '-! 1 * St. Louis slapped the New York Giants twice, li lo 5 and * lo 2. George "Whiley" Kurowski hit safely In holli encounters to extend his hitting streak lo 22 games. Waller Cooper and Stan Musial drove In all of the St. Louis runs' in the opener. Cooper hit a three run homer and singled lo score another run while Musial tripled one across and Ills force-out accounted for the final marker. Lou Klein's two-run homer in the sixth was tlic deciding factor in the nightcap.. Brooklyn I 20 0 St. Louis . .••/.,..-..... n 10 Boston . ! 14 10 Philadelphia.-.- ..-.....: 15 12 Cincinnati: . .' ;..'. 12 10 Pittsburgh' '' i .... 10 15 New York; . .; ' 11 18 Chicago .'.,,.- : ..... 0 19 .030 .630 .5S3 .551 .545 .400 .310 .321 Momliiy Ni^ht : ONK SHOW ONLY Utix Office Opens 7:;iO p.m. I' i c L u r e Starts 8:00 p.m 'The Lady Is Willing' ii lent- Hii'lridi & flliu-itlurray "March of 'rime" Sclrrlcil' Shorts I'reil TUESDAY PAL NITE •i Tickcls for 25c 'Remember Pearl Harbor' Donald M. Hurry & Fay McKclizic SHrcIrd Shorts WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, Ulan 24,8:30 p. m. .: '.Lowell Admission of any Wrestling Arena In America. NOTICE! CHANGE IN ADMISSION I'RICE—Aduiti 30c, Us inc.; Rfwrvrd Keati, 15c; Children 15c. ^.. . Rrsme Beat Tlcketi on Sale at Sclimuck'i Standard Oil Station, Corner Main and Division. -TAG MATCH- " Bloomfield & Layc vs. Newman & Rodriques 2 ;!0-min. l-f;il JACK ULOOMFIELD t) vs. CAK1.0S UODKKUIE/ I,KO NEWMAN VSr'f CIIAIU-ES I.AYK You move fast on ihe flighl-deck ^Sift^^^: CiKTriNn lliB planes up :ni(l lir'iiiging llieni in call ^*&ft'gS'~^ for 5|>lil-snc(in<l loainu'iirki So deck crews arc dressed in dungarees nml jerseys for fast aulioii. 1 " Helmets mudlc llic angry drunu of nrojicllcrs. The garmcnls our sailors \vrar arc planned for comfort and fipliling cflicicncy. Iliglil down lo .lljc'^undcrwcar—willi stylos anil woiglils oarc- ..•• J fullyf clioscn to match llie weather on any ocean. • Your own underwear can have modern styling and easy-going cnmforl. For, (luring llic past •'Id.ycars, llir, makers of HANTS Underwear liavo •.gained a wealth of experience in knitting and tailoring underwear lo llic correct si™ in Iho slylc you prefer. For example, many men like llic MANKS- (lesigtied Crotch-Guard Sports (shown al right). These provide gentle athletic support. For complete summer! comfort, wear them willi a HANKS Undershirt. Knit to exact chest size. Its highly absorbent fabric evaporates perspiration quicker — keeps you cooler and your top-shirt fresher. P. II. Hancs Knitting Co., Wmslon-Salcm, N. C. HANES UNDERWEAR FOX MEN AND BOYS FOR EVERT SEASON • // you cannot alicafs gel your lai-oritc HANK' style, please re- rncmticr that much of our jtroiliic- tiou is going to our Atinctl Forces. Today's Games SOIJTIIKRN I.KAGUE Memphis :il CliiiltanooEa. Nashville at Birmingham. Little nock at Atlanta. Knoxville at New Oilcans. NATIONAL LEAGUE Open date. AMKKICAN LKAGUl? Open date. 173. is also a star in football and basketball. Ills availability is questionable, however, as he plans to enter the Air Corps when lie turns IS. It's a bcnntltul thought, this business of geltmi; the polnls and belli? a decathlon strong guy. but track fans aren't quick enough with a pencil lo keep up with the scoring. Like hoss maniacs, they want to see who Is coming down front and don't care whether or not he's In anolhcr event. "Gel More Oul of What You've GiOlfii BY GETTING MONTHLY MOTOR CAR MAINTENANCE CHICKASAW West Main N« r 2Ist SI. «at. starts 12-.I.V, Svm. starts 1:43 ''Ft WR CHEVROLET DEALER TODAY Loy Eich Chevrolet Co. Ml W. Walnut Phone 578 Blylhcvillc, Ark l shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 8:45 Continuous shows Sal. and Sun. Last Time Toihiy "WKSTKKN UNION" \\iiti Robert Young & Knnrinlpli acott Universal News Tuesday BUDDY NITE Two tickets (or the price ot nn*. "BKITISH !NTKI,J,iGKNCB willi Koris Karloit ,V MarRincl l.lndsx Selected Shorts We little fellows were mighty popular for a while, But more people kept wanting us, and more metals kept going to war fronts, till finally there weren't enough of us to go around ... no way for the factories to keep up with demand. SOVTHW£ST£Ktt i£lt And you tall boys always were first-class telephones. Sure was lucky the company kept you in reserve. So many people want telephone service nowadays that we'll both have to hustle every minute. Welcome back to the big job, brptherl Till WAR ENDS—phot* make f»wtr ond ikorttf

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