The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1943 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 16, 1943
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rwa EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUH1EH NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNK 1C, 1943 Athletics And Phils WinPair Gloria Nord, Star On Wheels, Puts Roller-Skating In Movies ' B.v United Press ',Th« Philadelphia story tills riVornihg is about a double-barreled victory. ' 'Both' the 'Phillies and the Ath- .•ttics -.won rtpublcheaders ycstcr- d»jv And that's a phenomenon not duplicated In the memory of Ihe oldest'' Quaker City inhabitant. ;T!ie, Phillies look their double triumph from the Boston Braves Jn'a swing shift bargain bill that started '. at 11 o'clock yesterday morning. In the first batlte, the Quaker town men came oft with t S to 4 verdict. And they won the .second pune, 2 to 1. Coaker Triplett and Ron Northey were the sparkplug of the Phllly hit- tiiig attack, Norlhcy smashed two homers, nnd a double, iind Triplett banged out a homer, n triple and a single. Later.ln the afternoon, the Athletics continued fo piny the Philadelphia "victory march by heating the Boston Red Sox twice, 7 to 4, and 4 to 2. Dick Siebcrl was the maestro In the first rhapsody with a-double and a perfect squeeze play in the clul'li. And In the second game, t!:c A'H launched a two-Inning uprising In the third arid fourth frames to win, The Detroit at Cleveland tussle was postponed, and the two remaining American League games were played under the llghls. In one night contest, the New York . Yankees beat the Washington Senators, 9 to 5. Trailing on the short end of a 3 to 2 score, the Yankees came back with a seven-run, rally m the eighth. In trie final inning, the Senators tried desperately to stage n combnck but the rally fizzled out after (.wo runs were scored. •j The St. Louis Browns 'whipped 'the Chicago White Sox, 5 to 2, In the other arc light game. Steve Siindra of the Browns held the ..opposlticji to seven scattered lilts lor: his fourth win of the season. The best smash of the 13 made by St.; Louis was Vcrn Stephens' two- run homer In the eighth. In the National League, the New'York Giants put on a show of power to beat their old inlrn- city rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers, 6 to 5 Joe Orengo cinched tile ding-dong battle with a single that scored Mickey Wilck in the bottom half of. the final frame. In the earlier -innings, homers by Mel Oil, Buster Maynarrt and Billy Jurgcs kept "(lie Granls in the running. Rip Sewell continued to hoodoo Cub batsnien, pitching Hie Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4 to 2 victory over.. Chicago. It was Scwell's jourth •straight at the expense of the" Cubs .'::'." In the first game of a doubleheader Harry Gumbcrt oiit-hurlct fcucky Walter's, to give the St Louis Cardinals a 3 to i victorj ever the Cincinnati Reds, Gum 'BY HARRY GRAVSON NBA Spoils Cdltor NEW YORK—A success story Is always good reading, so here's one about lovely Gloria Nord and "Skating Vanities," the musical on wheels. It would be aptly entitled, 'Gloria Goes Home," for It was four years ago that, Harold Stcln- man first saw Gloria Norilskog In a roller-skating exhibition In Hollywood, where she grew up atl< ' "I" tended Miss Long's Professional School. '.••'. Here was Sonja Heine on wheels. Stelmnan, n former manager of fighters, borrowed $10,000 from friends with whom he peddled newspapers and attended school in Minneapolis, and out came "Skat ng Vanities." They wound up lt>- •esllng $175,000 in what 'showmen ind arena managers wirned wns a Isky venture. iiut now the entire; company - jrijidpals, chorus and all—Is hencl- leaded for Hollywood to make a ileture in technicolor, "Pin Up ill" It Is a roller-ska ling story. Hetty Grable is sUrrliiB, but CJIo- ia Nord has the skating lead nnd i speaking part. Miss Nord, 20, a natural redhead and as nice as she Is cute, Ins done short subjects In Hollywood, could have had more Important roles before, but Insisted upon Skating Vanities" being produced is a unit, Miss Nord stresses that It Is more llfficult to skate on rolers than on cc, and there is no belter exercise. :t is harder to spin on rollers, When roil Jump eight wheels must strike he surface al the same time. The jumper on ice has only two blades vitli which to contend: Producer Stelmnan deadened the loise of roller skates In "Skating Vanities" with a masonlte floor ind precision bearings. Miss Nord asserts that there'.Is rhythm to roller-skating routines that you can't gel on lee. Roller-skating roii- Ines have the. advantage ot Ui|) dancing, etc.,.s,ie points but. 'Skating Vanities" played to. 1,000,000 people on .two lours which (iloria Nord took the show to 20 cities, Including New York and Madison Square Garden. Miss Word Is the first person to (jlvc n roUci'-sknlliuj exhibition on a stage, got, $1000 a week on firottctway, This little lady means much to the nation's 15.000.000 roller-skaters. There me '1000 arena roller rinks In the country to less than 200 ice rinks. 20 roller-skaters for every icc-.sknler. Once (hi; sport of rom>hnccks, rolier-skathiB has been taken up by the, best, people of nil Jiscs. And now Gloria Nord and "Skating Vanities" lire dressing 11 up, fjlviin; 11 11 tmiiotulons lift In pictures. Chattanooga Loses Two To Barons By United Press The nlrmlngrmm nitrons have started on the comeback . trail- but don't know Just where they are, According lo the games-won- tinil-lost column they are half a game ahead of Little Rock. Hut their standing Is two percentage points below the Travelers. That puts the fiarons officially In third place, bill the winning st'rcak that started with a double -letory aver C'linttifnoxign hist night nay shove them Into the contcnd- •r's spot soon. 'Hie scorns were 2 lo 0 nnd 7 to 2. -Ittle Rock and the leading Nashville Vols. were unable to play Tuesday. New Orleans—with Jesse Danna jltchlng his old Icammalp.s on the Atlanta team, came through vith a 3 to 0 victory over UIB backers, and Memphis forgot nboul being In (lie celliu- long enough lo beat Knoxvllle, 12 to 8. Jim Matthews homered for Ihc Smokies with two ui^n aboard In he sixth. Today's Southern Association schedule lists n pah- of g.iifie.s between Little Rock and Nashville. ind n single contest, matching Memphis and Knoxvilie. Today ? s Games SOUTHE'RN^LEAGUE Memphis at Knoxvllle. Birmingham at Chattanooga.. Little Roclc at Nashville. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at New York. Chicago. at •Pittsburgh, '.night. Boston tit Philadelphia,'night. Cincinnati at St. Louis, night. AMERICAN 'LEAGUE New York at Washington, night. Philadelphia at .Boston Detroit at Cevcland St. Louis at Chicago (2) bert allowed only two lilts nnd Walters, four. But the Curds blasted one run home In'the. sixth to start Bneky's downfall 'and then adtjed two more In the seventh. The scconrl game,! was posfjwneti. Yesterday's Results 'SOUTHERN LKAC.IIK Memphis 12, Knoxvilie 8. Ni{!ht games: New Orleans al Atlanta, llliiiiliiyhinn at Chattanooga (2) Little Rock at Nashville, postpon cd. • NATIONAL I.KAUUE St. Lotlls .'i, Clllcllllllltl 1. KCCOIKl game postponed. Philadelphia B-2, Boston 4-1. New York 4, Chicago 2. , AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 7-4, Boston 4-2. Night .Barnes: . New York at Washington. , St. Lonl.s at Chicago. Detroit at Cleveland. Rough-On Rind Read Courier News Want Ada. can spot t every tme a general in Africa writes home how much I J he misses meeting the gang downtown < to enjoy a Coca-Cola. Overseas, Coke is a refreshing • remembrance of home. Men cherish its Uite . ' and refreshment. The newspapers have been full of such incidents. Such as Bataan survivors setting hold of some fruit, eggs and Coca-Cola. Mighty welcome fare to them, they said. These men, like yourself, have found in ice-cold Coca-Cola all the difference between something really refreshing and just something to drink. Yes, the only thing like Coca-Coia is Coca-Cola, itself. Word thw "the CoVce'a in" pack) any canteen thoe days. Every COod •olditrwanuthe drink that adds energy to icfrt»hmcau 5* test is always the better buy! Although war has changed anil clmuplctl MI many thing* in their lives, our liiiVilinR forces overseas •re k> often delighted <o find in far.o(f jihccj an old f»mltUr fritnd... Coca.Cola ... being bottled In Allied Nadoo* all over the globe, just as it Is at home. • IOIUED UNDtn »uinomiy or THE COCA-COIA COMHNY 11 BLYTHEVILLE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY Witek Paid His Own Training Expenses II) XK.\ ftirv/CB NEW YORK.—Mickey Witck ob- .aliiccl hts stnrl in professional >aselj,ill hy imyliiB ills own Iruin- cx]wn«cs. f^fly Jenkins, for- ner ninnager ot; the Bnssclt, Va.. club, nn Independently, operated tcnin, wasn't willing to take a chance on Witek sight-unseen, bill nl the end of the training jici'lod the l>oy who was to become n slur with the Gltiute, hail his expense money refunded.- Witek n product of Newark nnd the most valuable lilnycr hi Ihc InlcrniUioniil Lcnijue In 1339. Is now lejjiii'dcd as one, of the best second basemen In the National. Baseball Standings 'I'he .slate of Connecticut' li«s 1J,- 700 miies of highways. SOUTHEKN Nashville IJlllc Rock xCntittnnooa xntrmlnghnni xAtlanta .. xNcw Orleans ... Memphis . ... x— Night game; New York Chicago NATIONAL U.;AGUE W L, St. Louis ..... .,, - nrmkiyn ....... ;;;;; 3 J Cincinnati ..... ,... 24 ., 2 Plltsburgli . ..... . 24 22 Philndeliihla . " '' AMERICAN LEAGUE W. 1,. xNew York ......... 2 1 n xWashnieton 9n •>•> xDctrolt . ..... y, ,yf Plillndclphla . .'.'. ..... 2 s 24 xChicago ........ .... 19 21 Boston ............ 23 27 xCleveland . ...'.'.'.'.'.'. 21 26 xSt. Louis .......... ' i-j 24 Open 7:15 Show Stalls 7:45 Adm. Always lie and ZSc Sylvia Cliambliss ol Winter Haven, Pla., and Sgl. nob Rncclonc of Ilockvlllc Centci', Long Island, ontgobblc' field ol 300 .servicemen and partners in Cypress Gardens, Pla., watermclon-enling contest. I railroads of Ihc United Stales have more .than 1,184,335 employes. Jacobs May Stage Six Big Twilight rograms NEW YORK, June 1C (U.P.) — The fight program featuring lightweight champion Hob Montgomery and Johnny Greco al Yankee Stadium on June 25th will be more than an ordinary boxing show. For on its outcome will deprnd a lot of future entertainment for boxing finis, i( it goes over; Promoter Mike Jacobs plans to stage six 1% twilight boxing shows. The starling time -will be (i o'clock. Jacobs so far has failed lo reveal what fighters he will puir off in Ihe six shows. But his enthusiasm over the lightweight division indicates he probably is leaning toward the 135-potmdcr.s According to Nate Rogers, Ja- cob's matchmaker, only 'two previous periods In boxing history could match today's supply of outstanding lightweights. Those were' the periods in which Bcuny .Leonard and Tony Canzoneri ruled 1 Ihc roost. Boxing fans will recall the era of Benny Leonard. The . lightweight [division of that day had such ring greats as lew Tciidlcr; Ritchie Mitchell,-Willie Jackson and "Rocky Kansas. And when Canzoneri 1 was | throwing leather the top- : 135- ponnders included Jimmy McL'ar- "lii, rtl Singer. Sid Terry, Bilh Petrolic and Jackie Kid -Berg. If Jacobs decides to feature light- weightJi on his outdoor programs he will have Beau Jack, Henry Armstrong, Bobby .Ruffin, Sammy Angolt iitid Slugger White toi pick from. Matchmaker Rogers , says some bouts including these boys undoubtedly will be included on the Summer schedule. ' : < ' ' Pet. .814 .542 .521 .520 .475 .400 ,, .447' I .415 Order Chicken Plebiscite INGLBWOOD Cal. (U.P.)-A plebiscite has been ordered on behalf ol rnbbllx and chfckens. It will decided whether they are to be allowed within the city limits To make sure. Dint, everyone would vote. Ihe plebiscite votes were sent out, with each water bill to the citizenry. CHICKASAW Wesl Main Near 21st Sf. Sat. starts KM; Sun. starts 1:15 • Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens- (i:45 Conllnuous shows Sat. and Sun. Wednesday & Thursday Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature 'I-ADY KU()M CHKYKNNi;' with l.orcHa .Vonnj; & Robert Trcstui "MAYOK OF a '||th' Si'IlKlcr with Anne Shirley & Dennis Morgan Selected Shorts 'ariimounl News Comedy .• ENGLISH PIGSKIN • billfold, ingeniously fa.sbioncil from * onn piece of lealber; i-onlains plon- t.V tt pockets mill folds fur iiapcrs and cards. ARROW OXFORD CLOTH This porous-fabrjiv is a great fa- vorilc for casual comfortable shirts I cove it tn Arrow to turn out a really fine oxford. NECKTIE HOLDER ml collar Imr set; the collar liar s » rCRlilar styled bar-ihc tic older a ciant pin ami very smart ,r your I>i..l. They squirm when llicy sec "mush" on the screen . . . fhcy Imlc .scutirncnf. Yo( I);ul lt!t(l Ihe lime of liis life buying you (»ys. The truth is, Dad's ;ui old aofly at hcarl. He just won't arimil ii When you buy him something, he may 'not Bay much . . . but he'll tfel a terrific kiek out of it. it doesn't have to be niueti. A necktie is okay . . . just so it's something you picked out yourself. Something that says you haven't forgotten him on ... Father's Day - Sunday - June 20th ALL-SILK FOULARD TIES Summery cotil .in.l imisn»ll.v K" nri 1 ™ 1 '- ng «rc Ihrse all-sill foulards, Hie. |wl- crn approved nf by rvcry 1>ail nt every tSf. / $1,50 MEAD'S

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