The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 14, 1944
Page 6
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f- PAGE" SIX' Tennesseons Defeated By t Ringmen Members of the BAAP Boxing Team played, host to the mllmcn from the Djwsburg, Tonn., Army Air Field at (he Recreation Hull last Hlelit stid, after greeting their guests politely, the BAAFnien proceeded to trounce them tlioroughly, winning three bouts mid losing one, In the feature bout, diminutive Tech. Sergt.. William Spcricer, Blytheville's novice .Golden Gloves champ, threw everything in the book at Ills heavier rival, Corp. Williard Sargent, and left the ring with a unanimous decision anil the enthusiastic plaudits of his buddies. The popular little noncom early demonstrated (he wares that won him the 118-pound title In the recent It Mid South slug- look him only a second 'to feel out his opponent, and, from then on, Sargent never had a chance. Spencer kept him off balance with a slashing left jab, bruised him with a sharp right cross, and seldom let the Dyersburg boy so much as muss »jis hair. , In another action-packed brawl, Sergl. Robert Morgan, 1343 novice AAU welterweight .champ, demonstrated his . superiority over the Dyersbiirg product, pounding Sergt. Julio Montoyo from one side of the ring to the other. ( Ely theville's third victory came when Sergt. A, J. Hcndricks, veteran middleweight, soundly thrashed Sergt. Harry Grocntlial, This was the only dull fight of the evening, this being due to (he Dyers- BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL'14, 11M-1 DOPE BUCKET BX J, f. FRIEND Ff.IERS CKI.EIiRATE There was some celebrating and putting on (he feed bag recently at Andrews Field in England where Captnin G. L. (Ullle Dulch) Linl- zeuich Is adjutant. Occasion for the banquet was to celebrate the 100th mission .over enemy territory. . . . "Generals Snaatz, DoollHle and Anderson were here", "Little Dutch" writes, "and made speeches. . - . A number of awards were made, one a Distinguished Service Cross to Cnplnln Latham for superior bombing on the Rc- gensburg mission. . We have one Eighth Air Force. oldest groups in the When we cnmc over It wns big news lo gel 100 planes in the air. . . . Now 1000 Is an everyday occtirencc. . . . RECOVERS— Sergl. Jack Jenkins, former Blylheville High school football, basketball nnd track star, has recovered from his wounds and back In action. . . . While driving a big tank In the Italian campaign Jack had the thumb of his right "It's okay hand blown off. . now, but seems kinda funny to shake hands without Ihe thumb being Ihcrc." I LIKK A nOU, HOUSE Lieut. Col. James Bnird Tipton — Jimmy lo Blylheville friends— com- Mostey, middle of (lie three famed athletic sons of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester (Pop) Mosley, has finished his basic training ill Ontario, Calif, . , . "Just by Hie skin of my leelli", lie writes Mnma aim I'apn Mosloy. ... He didn't know where he would be .sent for advanced when lie penned his last Idler. LISTED TON SKKV1CK Mississippi County may lose two more coaches ami soon. . Arvll Green, head couch of (lie local Chicks, has been accepted lor military service nnd soon inny wear the Navy bine, his selection. . . Down at Shawncc High school Ihe place Is alccped In gloom over reports lliat Superlntcndciil-Coach Johnny Burnett Is headed for Hie Navy after the current school term. . . . The Indians laid claim lo Ihe slate Six-Man Football championship after a sensational 11-1 record Chicks To Play Return Contest HeVe Thursday WHI> two games a week scheduled at the home field, the baseball season of (he nlythcville Army Air Field will open Sunday when the BAAF plays the Memphis Chicks of Die Southern Association at Memphis. 'Hie first home game will Ije played Thursday when the Chicks come here for a return engagement. The band will l>e on hand for the ceremonial opening, and the first ball will be pitched by LI. Col. Harry E. McOulrc, executive officer, wilh U. Col. Gordon C. Wclshons, qwiiiormn.slcr, al catch, mid Maj. Gene ID. Laugan. director of training, at but. Air field league games between Ihc BAA!'. Maiden, Walnut Ridge find Newport, will start the following Sunday, Blylheville playing at Maiden, and Newport at Walnut nidge. Each team will meet, the other twice during the spring season, In n weekly schedule. Each ivoek will have a home field game, since on the day that (he learn is away, the Negro soldier (cam play the Negro outfit of the field the last Fall. ... No lenm accepted ; lmme tom ls vlslling. Ihelr challenge for n post-scntion "" ~ T1UFLE LATE—When! game. The schedule: 23 April, Blylheville at Maiden; Captain Albert Ridings left England | Newport til Walnut Ridge. Inst September he shipped his fool locker home at Ihe same lime, . . . It lias just arrived In New York. . . . Captain Ridings Ls now temporarily stationed at Galvcston, Texas. MOVED AGAIN -^ 30 April, Walnut Uk'.ge at nly- thcville; Maiden at Newport. 7 May, Blytlicvillc at Newport; Walnut nidge at Maiden. M May, Newport at Blytlicvlllc; Maiden at Walnut Ridge. pares Scotland lo a doll house In an Bobby Peterson, former Chick end 21 May, lilythcvlllc at Walnut Interesting lelter to Winnie Beth who aspires to be n navigator, has Ridge; Newport at Maiden Buckley, (laughter of Mr. and Mrs. been moved again, this time to El-1 28 May, Walnut Ridge at New- Earl Buckley. burg GI's total inability to put up ovcrjiere in miniature. . . . Reany semblance of a defense against '"'"'* "' the powerful blows of the Blythc- vllle fighter. : Blytheville's only loss occurred when Corp. Ivy Spaim, lightweight, dropped a decision to fust, aggressive Pvt. Joe Ayaln af(er ri hectic three rounds of unceasing leather swinging. In &' preliminary bout, "Everything llngton Field. Texas, from San An- Sergt. Ray Chilcoat, 131 pounds, drew Pvt. Laverne "Shorty" Winn, 128. pounds. In exhibition bouts preceding the main attraction, Air Crew Trainee Phil Hester, 158, clecteion- ed ACT John Weir. 100 pounds, and ACT Bob Hampton, 170, cie- clsioned ACT Chris Wicks, 173. ,The bouts were presented under the auspices of the Physical Training Department.. Jackie Byrd, Blyhcvillc's professional welterweight! was referee. Farm Security Workers Join Staff In County . Mrs • Maysei. S. Boyd, assistant FSA supervisor (home), and C. T Balrie, ; nsslslant FSA supervisor (farm) have recently been added lo the supervisory personnel of Ihe Farm Security Administration in Mississippi County. Mrs. Boyd has had two years experience in Farm Security work, having worked In Desna comity previous to coming here. She attended Arkansas A. & M,, Monticello a.nd in 1942 received her degree in home economics at the University of Arkansas in FayeUcville. She has been associated with the Mississippi County office since Pebrii- ary 18. Mr. Baine, formerly of Paragould, is R graduate of Arkansas State College at Jonesboro. He was raised on a farm and owns a small crop and stock farm which he Ls leasing lo a tenant. He is thoroughly [a- minds me of a doll house. ... It s very pretty and woii would like t", he -slates. ... He sighed his Idler "Dick's brother Jim" . . . As far as we know, Jimmy hasn't jcen in combat though lie likely has. . . . He is with the SGClh Fighter Group and rides In the cockpit of a Pal, one of Uncle Sam's faster air buggies. . . '. 3arlos Deal, co-captain and fullback on the 1941 Chick conference championship football team, has completed Ills work In radio at Scott Field, III., and awnlls orders to report al n gunnery school, probably at Yiima. Ariz. . . .' Russ Promised Land Club Gets Manuals, Record Books A meeting of the Promised Land 4-H Club was held Wednesday, April, 5, with Jlnunlc Sykes presiding. The group sang "America the 'Beautiful", which was led by Murllnc Little, song captnin. The club captains gave tile following reports: Alton D. Hurcly, pig captnin, reported 10 in his club; Buddy Fowler, calf explain, reported 2; Leon Ashby, corn cap- loin, reported 3; Thomns Mitchell, goat captain, reported 2; Kathleen Wcatlierlngton, gardening and canning captain, reported 18; Mary tumo. ... tie recently wound HI pre-cadct at Butler, University. . . IN TRAINING— Bert Dongnn, Jr foiled in Ills plans to becom c a filer hns been placed in training for t glider mechanic at Shcppard Fielc Texas . . . ARRIVES OVERSEAS —Charles (Chuck) Bnssett, who nl so was known as Jack Lucy, 1 somewhere In England. . . "Chuck," one of the best nmatcu boxers ever developed here, no\ does his lighting with the cnlvnrj . . Another promising youn boxer, Carthol Hyde, has been ac ccptcd by the Marines and place In training al the San Diego (Calif base, reported C; Betty Jo Allen, rooi Improvement captain, repotted G and Florence Necdham, foods an cookery captain, reported 3. Miss cora Lee Colcmtm, count home demonstration agenl, dLs (rlbuled Ihe manuals nnd rccor books. Briggs Gets Promotion Charles Brlggs of Worcesle Mass., who received his wings nn commission In February, 19-13 fro Blythevtllc Army Air Field, lias bee promoted to the rank of captain Captnin Brlggs is a member of tl Jolly Roger bombing squadron ai has completed 5D missions In I) Extension Agronomist Guest Of Club Members Dr. Charles Simmons, extension Agronomist from Little Rock, was a guest at Hie meeting of Clear Lake 4-H Club April 5 when Miss Cora Lee Colcinun, county home deinontiatlon agent, and KcIUi J. Bllbrey, county agent, gave demonstrations. Miss Coleman's demonstration wa.s on imullry parasites, and Mr. liilbrey's subject w;as Insects in Ihe garden. , At the beginning of Ihc meeting the group sang "God Bless America", which was led by Patricia Ellis, song captain. The group captains gave Ihc following reports: Bobby Ashby, cotton captain, reported 2 In his club; Max Gurley, pig captain, reported 3; Thomas Hull, calf cap- lain, reported 3; Buddy Burlcson, gardening and canning captain, reported 5; and Virginia Vickcry, poultry captain, reported sis. port; Maiden at Blylheville. The air field league was organized Wednesday at u meeting at Walnut nltlge of the physical training directors and special service officers of the four fields. A schedule of games to complete he semi-weekly program Is being worked nut by Lieut. Bill Adams, physical training director, lor the ipproval of (lie commanding officer. Blytheville's lineup for Sunday's game at Memphis is as follows: Brenner, 3b; Bialek. c; Vickers, Half Moon Club Meets A meeting of Ihc 'Halt Moon 4-il Club was held Thursday, April B wilh Polly Crosskno presiding. The group sang God Bless America which was led by Tommnziuc Lane, song captain. Miss Cora Lee Colcman, county home demonstration agent, ami Keith J. Bllbrey, county agent, were present at (his meeting. Miss Coleman discussed the an- mial piny tournament and Mr. Bilbrey gave a demonstration on garden insects. The group captains gave the following reports: Bobby O'Neal pig captain, reported 12 in his club; Cnrl Moore, corn captain, reported 7; Jo Ann Hannon, gardening and canning Capltau, reported 12: and Junior Wadklns, poultry captain re- Ported 5. Andersons Have Service Flag Of Three Stars. Mr. and Mrs. \V. O. Anderson have three stars In (he service flag that hangs in their window, representing three sons now . serving overseas with the armed forces, one a sailor, one 'a paratrooper and the third a member of Ihe Scabccs. Sergt. Harold E. Anderson, with a paratroop division, has Just notified Jils parents of Ills arrival In England. Charles I,. Anderson, A.M.M. 2-c, now is in San Juan, Puerto Rico, In service with the Navy. An amateur l»xcr, Charles appeared recently on a Bob Hope sliow when he won his fight In the seventh round. A life guard at the Navy bench, lie recently participated In n swimming exhibition, and has now been made PSORIASIS RELIEVE THE ITCHING Aid in removing scales ninl relievo llm UrM»K of Jta>riHs«i(lut Antiseptic K! jm- nlaling way willi Htack inul Wliito Ointment. Use only asdiiratoti. Daily Blac ss; McWIiortle, Ib; Spoull 2t>- Wlolko, rf; Travis, If; LaGrulta. cf; Parneil, p. Also making the rip will be Yarewick, p; Nixon, p; Kiith, p; crane, rf; Douglns cf- >i»ws. Infleldcr; Davis, outfielder 1 Sergt. Robert Tubbs, manager iARGE80TTlE-25< Button, clolhing captain, repelled 2; Nannie Hopper, poultry captain, . Sa T e 50% On 'TRUSSES Steel and Elastic STEWART'S Drag Store Mam & Lake Phone 2822 CLOCKS REPAIRED Electric or Stem Wind. Work Guaranteed. A. B. FORD At P»t CKBrrtni'* Jewelry Southwest Pacific war zone. ATTENTION SERVICE MEN: Please bring proper identification papers from your commanding officer when-buying budges, ribbons and medals. We have complete stocks. For KHAKI and TROPICAL . shirts and trousers, see us. HUDSON Cleaner—Tailor—Clothier a "walcV $8 f c(y''"ihslruct'6r." W. O. Anderson Jr., M.M. 3-c \\li',i .. ,.„ the Seabecs is dohiB his share som-;-; having gone overseas shortly aftci where In the Southwest Pacific, ic-! his induction cording to a Idler received by his' parents doled March 5. Mr. and Mrs, Anderson also have a son-in-law, B. W. Devorcaux, C. M. 1-c wilh the Seabocs, at present sla- lloned in Hawaii. (him Iwo years iijo, has been s(a Honed in New Guinea for two years Mrs. Harper, the former Miss Hull Butt, is making her home in Blythe- vllle with her mother while her iws band is on foreign duty. Roy Harper A Captain Roy Harper, formerly of Caruth- crsvlllc, Mo., has been promoted lo the rank of captain, it was announced recenlly. Captain Harper, who was a prominent lawyer of Canillicrsville prior lo entering the armed forces more CHICKASAW Wrtt Main Near 21nt St. Bit. tUrti 1Z:4S; Sun. starti 1:44 Nlgbt sliQWB 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Contlnuoni show* Sat. tnd Snn. Friday and Saturday Double Feature 'WESTERN CYCLONE' wilh Busier Crabbe & Al "1'u/zjr" St. .Inlni 'TOMORROW WE LIVE' with Kicardo Corfci & Jcuu I'urker Serial: "Don Winslovv of Ihc Const Gu.'trd" C, E. COOPER Has Moved His FURNITURE STORED To 1017 West Main St. 'f* MANV BARGAINS NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday at 1 Friday "ROBIN HOOD OF THE RANGE" A Columbia Western Also Serial I Sunday and Monday "LADY OF BURLESQUE" wilh Barbara Slanwyck anil Michael O'Sheii Universal News Sinn I Every type heel Ls' repaired or attached here— the work is done perfectly, reasonably - ajid, Hi HRVEUSPUTON fleWK«l.S-SOI.£S I you wish, while you wait. Com-' plele Shoe Repair Service here. mlllnr with the problems which confront the ninny clients of FSA, nnd is spending n great deal of his lime visiting, within Ihe county In order that he may become better j acquainted with fanning condtlons and the Farm Security families in this county. He Is much enthused with conditions throughout Ihc county nnd predicts n good year for Mississippi County farmers. When Blythevllle Was An Infant, This Was Our Motto - - "ALL THAT'S GOOD IN INSURANCE" ---It Still Is! Writing Fire & Tornado on your slock of merchandise, home, furniture, on your farm property. Liability, on Auto, Contractors, public, automobile. Plate Glass, Trucks and Truck Cargo, Accident & Health, Parcel Post, in oldest and best of Companies. Oust call phone 3361 for hinder on anything Insurablc. W. M. Burns Agency Office Anthony Bldj[. I Have Your CAR and TRUCK MOTOR and CHASSIS, STEAM (LEANED Motpr Only . . . $3,50. Motor and Chassis $5 toy Eich Chevrolet Co. Phone 578 TAXPAYER NOTICE! Saturday 'MAN .FROM MUSIC MOUNTAIN" Will) Itoy Rogers Serial ,1 Slinrl Saturday OWL SHOW "RETURN OF THE,* VAMPIRE" ' wilh lie^a I.ugosi CO.YIKIIY: "It'ailio Bugs" Sunday and Monday "CRAZY HOUSE" with Olson and Johnson . Fox News & Short Tax Assessment This Is the Year for Assessing Personal Property and Farm Lands ASSESS YOUR PROPERTY NOW AND MAKE SURE ITS RIGHT Jf .you fail to assess your property the law requires me to assess it for you. You fcnow tfie value of your property better than anyone else. P/ease help me to fix the proper value on your property. W. W. (Buddy) WATSON ."":' County Assessor The Books Are Now Open for the Payments of 1943 STATE AND COUNTY TAXES —and— 1944 IMPROVEMENT TAXES On Real Estate and Personal Property Penalties Will Apply After n Penalties may be avoided by paying at least one-fourth of the total annual tax before April 17th SHERIFF AND COLLECTOR MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS Open 7:15 < Show Starts 7:30 Ailm. Always 12c and 30c Friday and Saturday '\ 'Raiders of San[ Joaquin' j with V| Johifuy Mack Brown & 1c\ Ki((ci. ; < Serial: "The Adventures of Smilin; Jack" Short Saturday Midnight Show The Leopar^JI wild Dennis O'Keefc Sclcclcil Shorts Sunday and Monday Hord-lo-gel guy and easy-to-wonf gir in o lug-of-fove sparkling Ihe fun you ex vith Cor/ a) his tops PrGdutcd b* DAViD HtM^TEAD * i •O.rtcwdbyll. C. fOllf* •»•_" Sttsa hay bv MimHobiiiAtfrion Eton' Paramount News Comedy

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