The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 20, 1944
Page 6
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PAQE'SIX. lirtrasquad Game Results In Tie «' > Chicks Split Squad For Practice Contest Monday Afternoon The Whites mustered all their power' for a third quarter touchdown that brought tliem a 12-12 tie with" theirs fellow tribesmen, the Red?, as the BlythevIHe High School staged an Intra-squad . practice game at Haley Field Monday nfter- noon. , The spirited contest gave Chick coaches a preview of what to expect from the lads who will wear the maroon'.and white. livery those ttlfjj evenings: next autumn. It nl- so brought to a close two weeks of spring training. They didn't brag, but Conches Aryll Green and Pop" Mosley, must have -been immensely pleased because tfte chicks showed speed and power, 'plus • a certain ; amount of forward 'passing finesse. Thus, nine lough opponents who are on the 1944 schedule were served notice that the Chicles will be no pushovers come September. It was. a. heartening exhibition for a little group ot fans who looked on, recalling golden pre-war days of : plentiful talent, hurley linemen crouched up front and all sorts ot grlj glamor in the tackfield. The beef was missing, of course, but the spirit was there. And who says spirit doesn't win football games'' Berry Allen, former Papoose captain, and Stanley Hood, both on opposite teams, staged excellent running duck, Allen, Red fullback, picked up yardage with continuous runs over center. Blocking and Tackling, those twins of football success, were very much in evidence. Promising rookies who. measured up to the standards were D. J. McLeod, Berlon Hnmplon, Eugene Kemper, Jerome Gray ami Gerald Reagan, linemen, and Dan and Chester Caldwell, Berry Allen/Mac Williams nnd Jetf Godson, backs. The Reds were captained by Jimmy-Stafford and the Whites were led ;by Gordon Wclshons. It looked like a White Christmas as .Welshons' squad waded down- field to a touchdown the tirst eight plays after receiving the kickoff, but'Slafford's crew dug their cleats deeper and made it a real ball BLYTHRVILLB (ARK,) COURIER NEWS 10-Mqn'Team Will Represent BAAF In Bouts Ten of the best fighters of the BAAF Boxing Team will make Hie trip to Dyersburg, Term., next Thursday for bouts with the Army Air Forces team there, Stall Sergt. Jesse L. Clements, post boxing instructor, said today. Among them will IK Tech. Sergl. Bill Spencer, the modest 118-pound MldSouth Golden Gloves champ; Sergt, Bob Morgan, IS43 novice AAU welterweight champ; scrgl. Ray Chllcoat. lanky 135 pounder; Sergt. A. J. (Cherokee) Ilemlrlcks, veteran middleweight, and Cpl. Ivy Spann, 135 pounds. All these men fought ngninsl tho Dyersburg mlttmen hero a week ago, winning four fitjhts out of five. The Blythevlllc team probably will Include Stair Sergt. Jack Pnls- ley, heavily muscled ns-poundcr who went to tho minis in the recent Golden Gloves tournament at Memphis; Pfc. William Reed, 150- pound Negro tighter who learned In Chicago Golden Gloves competition; Slant Sergt. Don Brandon, 1C5- poundcr; Corp. John U Gordon, 180-poimd novice; Corp. Jnincs Ncu- meycr, 150 pounds; and Air Crew Trainees Bob namptoiY, lio pounds, and.Phil Hester, 158 pounds. These men are ivorkliiy cut daily lii the gym under the critical supervision of Sergeant Clements, Sweet Vengeance Ihe ' Reds made two successive touchdowns on' the running of Allen - Dodson Sylvester and- a 30- yard pass, Dan Caldwell to End John Bruce .Wilson, "and at halftime enjoyed n 12-5 lead. The Whites tool: Ihe offensive In the- third quarter and had two scoring clutnccs, but iverc thwarted due to fumbles which the Reds recovered. The Whites finally punched over n six-pointer In the fading minutes of the third quarter, with Hood galloping across the goal linn. The Reds were held in four downs on the goal line, with Welshons piintinsr out of bounds of the White 42. Desperately trying to break She lie, the Reds look to the air but Pogiie, White fullback, intercepted a nd 'ran 25 yards. Neither > team made a serious threat, in the filial period. Tiie Reds made 4G yards on passes, D. Caldwell to Wilson for 30 and Caldwell to Sylvester for six. The, Whites completed but one, Hood to Hampton for 22 yards. Lineups: , Reds . Pos. Whites McLeod . HE Johnson Dlomeyer HT Welshons J. Stafford RG B. Kttaice Gray C Hcagan RatcUff LG Lutes Hearn LT Kemper Wilson LE Hampton Sylvester QB Williams , D. Caldwell LH Hood Dodson RII c. Caldwell Allen PB Pogus Score by quarters: \ Hcds 0 13 0 0—12 \ Whites 606 0-12 "avarltc. will go to Churchill Downs soon. Stir Up runs in the Wood Memorial nl Jamaica 'Saturday. Then the horse mid his rider, Eil- .li.e Arcai'o, go to Kentucky to get, ready for the WR race. The Oreenlrec Stable pious to ship three other eligible three-year- olds to Churchill Downs. The horses are Broad Grin, Tnmbo and Bounding Bow. Derby Hopefuls Showing Glass With Each Race By United Pi^ss Kentucky Derby hopefuls contin Ue to make news as the date fo. the Blucgrass classic draws closer In just a little more than two weeks they'll be going to the pas: for the big moment of the turf year Horses eligible for the May G race are' drawing atlention every time they run. Two contenders, Stymie and Be Reigh. turned" In easy victories at Jamaica Tuesday. Both roced to four-length victories in two sections of the $5000 St. James puree. Stymie outran the favored Olympic Zenith. The George Wldcner horse, Plat ter, .won't run In the derby, widener says he's been withdrawn from the derby to run In the Preakness at Pimlico. The Grcentree Stables' Stir Up currently a four-to-one winter bool. With his warships back in ma- • jor action for the first time s'mcc : the dark days of 1942, Ihe sound of their guns scoring direct hits- on German vessels trying fran-- lically to evacuate troops from- Sevastopol was undoubtedly sweet music to tho ears of Vice- : Adml. Filip S. Oktyabrsky," above, tough chief of Russia's Black Sea fleet. GHICKASAW Wwl M»ln N«»r 21st St. !»t lUrti 12:45; Sun.inUrtJ 1:A1 Night shows S;i5 Except Monday, opens 8:15 CcmtlDUooi ihnwt Sat. »n* Bon. Last Time Today Double Feature "APPOINTMENT FOR LOVE" with Charles Roycr anil Margaret Sullaran anil "HONOLULU LU" with Lupe Vclei and Carillo Friday and Saturday Double Feature "BOSS OF HANGTOWN MESA" with Johnny JIacI: Drown anil I'im.y Knight nnil "I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE" Will) .lames Ellison * Frances Dec SKK1AL: "Don Winstnn- of llic Coast fiuard" C'omcdy FOR SALE: 800 Bu. Ralsoy Seed Soybeans Seed from state certified breeder. Ralsoy is the rmly \aricly grown on my farm in the last fow • years. 50 Tons Alfalfa Hay '3-3 Yr, Old Mules I5rokc «'« work H. C, KKUPPENBFRGER • Phone 562 Tom Hitchcock Dies In Crash Nation's Top Ranking Polo Star Killed As Fighter Plane Falls NEW YORK, April 20 <U,P.>— •st polo player, has been killed In n airplane accident. roiiiiny Hitchcock, America's great- The 44-ycar-oln sportsman and •Her, a lieutenant-colonel In the Army Air Force, died In England when his Mustang fiuhter plane iraslicd. The news was cabled to hts family by U. S. Ambassador John Wtnant. Until recently, Hitchcock was assistant military attache at the American Embassy In London. But ie gave up this past for an active lying assignment. At the time of ils death, Hitchcock was In com- 'and of a Mustang fighter group. As n n-yenr-old schoolboy vihcn ic left the polo fields to volliiv- ecr to fly for Prance in the first vorlcl war, he became a member 1 if the LafnycUc tecadrllle.. On March C, 19IB. he was shot town behind the Germnn.litic.snml japtured, but he later , escaped. Hitchcock traveled 100 miles In Mshl days through perrnnuy, fin- illy reaching Switzerland.'He then •ejolnecl hts .squadron. When Tommy liitchcock camp Jack from Trance he went back o the polo field to become one of the greatest individual: players •>! all'time. For 16 of the 23 years hat he swung the mallet he was nnkeel as n ten-goal ' player. A en 'goal rating, even for olie year, s tops in polo. The united slates Polo Assocla- lou lias given that ranking to ess than two (teen players iiv nil t-s history. Hitchcock . was graduated • from harvard after he returned from Prance, inter he was associated with , a New York, banking firm. But he still loved flying. When tho fishing Club Members Will Name Officers iMembers of the Armorel Fishing Club will complete their organization at a meeting tonight at 3 o'clock at Armorel school, It was announced today by Eddie licgo- nold, or.c of the club's sponsors. Officers will lM! elected tonight and by-laws will be decided upon. Completion of the club will mean (he opening of Armorel Lake, once one 1 of the prime fishing plnccx In this area. The lake has been restored to Its former water level through efforts of the Lee Wilson Company which owns lands nd- jacent to the lake, and last fall approximately 100.000 game fish wore rescued from neighboring borrow pits and placed In the lake. Proceeds from membership fees In the club will tie used for fur- Iher Improvement of the lake, Mr. Rcxcnold wild, Including a boat dock and other facilities for anglers. TIIUHSDAY, APRIL 20, 194-1 -second world war started, a born adventurer couldn't stay Idle. At first Hitchcock was an air attache In London. But lust year, at 43, he fought for, and got. a fighting command with a fighting squadron He crowded two wars and a great polo record Into his 4-1-ycar career. NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday at 1 I.nsl Time Today 'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA" witli •' '• i" i Kelson Eddy Fax NCH-S and Short Friday 'HEADIN' FOR GOD'S COUNTRY" A Republic Picture Also Serial Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 Mat. Always 12c and 30o Last Time Today DRAMA OF COURAGE UNDER JHE RULE OF TOTAL TEfiROKT IHTON Q$ARA News of the Day • Shnrt Friday and Saturday 'Sons of the Pioneers' with Koy Rogers & Gen: "Gabby" Hayes (.AST CHAPTER: "The Adventures of Smilin 1 Jack" USED CARS FOREMOST In Quality And Low Mileage FOREMOST With A Guarantee That Counts FOREMOST In Price And Liberal Terms '40 Ford "Dc Luxe 1 ' Club 5-Pass Coupe Original Maroon Cnlnr Like New. Excellent Cnndition anil Appearance. 7> Good Tires. '38 Chevrolet "Master DcLuxe" Coach RcauMrul Dark Green Color. Unusual f.dw Milea-c. Wonderful Value Priced Right. '41 Ford "Super Deluxe" Tudor Sedan ri'T^nl G -,° y £°'° r - Rildio :lnd Hca(er ' Operated Only 9000 miles. Rims As New. '•// Chevrolet "Special Deluxe" Coupe n » Runs Perfccl. 30 OTHER EXCELLENT MODELS. TRADE-INS ACCEPTED. COME IN NOW. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Tel. 453 Walnut at Slli Baseball Standings NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. New York 2 St. ixuils Chicago Philadelphia . .. Cincinnati Brooklyn Pittsburgh . ^ o 1 Boston 0 2 0 1.000 0 1.000 .500 .500 .500 .500 .008 ,000 LEAGUK W. L. l j ct, SI. I/mls 2 0 1.000 Chicago i a 1.000 i'htlndolpliln i o 1.000 lioston a 1 .081 New York i 2 .333 Cleveland o 1 .000 Washington 0 1 .000 Detroit o 3 ,(JQO Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at New York. Brooklyn at Philadelphia. Chicago at Cincinnati. Pittsburgh al St. Louis. AMERICAN LEAGUli St. Louis at Detroit. Philadelphia at Washington. Only games scheduled. Yesterday's Results NATIONAL IJCAGDJ; New York 2, Boston i. Brooklyn 5, I'lUlndctplila 4, 10 innings. Cincinnati 2, Chicago i. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN T-RAOUE Boston (i-5, New York 1-2 St. I.ouls 3, Dttroll ). ChicaRo 3, Cleveland 1. Pliiladeipliia at Washington, post, poned, rain. Head Courier jvew.s- want Ada Its the RATIONAL to ilo! Intelligent, Son. c ilieliotiai-y ways it 19 rtititmtil in luiy finely, rnatlu (''(xilaavers. Wliy? Von Lack mere ;icr dollar.litllcrslj I ing. Hciicr wear. liellerfit.TlmVa l''oo[snvera' \vliole story—a story of ifiuliiy! FOOTSAVMS JJr/<^ $11.50 Shoe Stamp No. 18 Expires April 30ih When a robin gets puzzled e.bout whether Spring is here—that's news! "And frankly, until now, I was puzzled. The Rowers were popping their heads out of the ground, the trees began to look green and alive, and the weather was balmy. But stil! ... I wasn't quite sure that Spring was here. "But when I flew past j'our store and saw the display of handsome Arrow Shirts and Arrow Tics for Spring, I irar convinced.'. "Ycssir, folks, surest sign of Spring is when the smart Arrows start blooming!" Signed R. D. ATTENTION SERVICE MEN: Please bring proper identification papers from your commanding officer when buying badges, ribbons and medals. We have complete stocks. For KHAKI and TROPICAL shirts and trousers, see us. HUDSON Cleaner—Tailor—Clnthicr 1-International Tractor 2-Row Planter. 7 Horsedrawn Turning Plows. 2 Horsedrawn Middle Busters. 1 3-disc Tractor Plow. 1 Bush & Bog Disc^ Small Johnson Outboard Motor. Oh I en dor f Gin Co. Phone 8-F2 Osccola, Ark. Head Courier News Want, Ads. Try our "Own Made" ICE CREAM Ole Hickory Inn Across from High School Elmer Tire & Tube Retmlr Cotton Belt R.K. g, 8. Uwj •! rly wli), £o(t | er 4c Plaster, Stucco, Ceaeaf Work Phone 882 CLOCKS REPAIRED Elecli-ic or Stem Wind. Work Guaranteed. A. B. F 0 R D Al i'»t O'Bryant'j Jewelrj Electrical Repairs & Maintenance HOUSES EXPERTLY WIRED J. T. (Charlie) Stalcup rhone 2MS or 259? Save 50% On TRUSSES Steel and Elastic STEWART'S Drag Store Main & Lake Phone 2822 i Arkansas Stare Certified D. & P. I. No. 14 ALSO D. & P. L. NO. 12 Roseland, Ark. "SQUARE DEAL" -No. 104083 Minnesota State Chiinrpion 1012, Senior Hoar 1'i? All American Champion, ID 12, Senior Boar I'ij F /*^ B"% f* i i p» OR SALE A few choice FALL BOARS sired by SQUARE DEAL. Thick, smooth and well grown out with plenty of quality. E T. S. Hwy. 61— Phone 3390— Rr. 2, Blyrheville SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED WITH FLOWERS, properly designed, are remembered always. Our flowers nre always fresh, and all work is guaranteed to please. Let our expert Aeslgners help you with your floral needs "^.FLOWER SHOP F.TJ). Stnlce \v« Denver Anywhere Ph. «1 Mrs. J. SI. (Mic| WIUiam», owner aiencoe Blij. Mrs. DALTON C. FOWLSTON, B.A., M.S.M. ORGANIST and TEACHER of PIANO - ORGAN and VOICE Former New York Organist & Tcacha For Appointment Write Mra. FowUton noi Chickasawo* or Phono 36W DRS. NIES & NIES OSTEQPATHIC PHYSICIAHS RECTAL DISEASES a SPECIALTY (EXCEPT CANCER) OFFICE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-5:00 Clinic 514 Main BlytheviHe, Ark. Phone 2921

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