The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 21, 1944
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'EIGHT BLYTIIEVILI/E (AKK.) COUHIER NEWS FIUDAV, APRIL 21, 1'JM Memphis Chicks Bow To BAAF Fliers, 6-4 . ij . '_.-'•' . • Double By Swan Beats Leaguers .Yarweick Is Credited With 10 Strikeouts In Eight Innirigs The BAAF baseball team, sparked jbjM r rc"d-,Swnh, : local Red Cross representative and second baseman, blitzed the:Memphis Chicks of the Southern Association with n /our- r'Uh rally In the last of the eighth inning to win yesterday's home gSmc 6-4. , ^The local team was behind from tiii first inning inilil they pulled their last 'minute offensive out of the b.i?. Going into Ihe Blylhcviila lialf of the eighth, the visitors were taking life easy behind a 4-2 lead. Then, with the suddenness of a strafing • attack, the Pliers c'Ut loose with all they had. With one • mail down, Brenner, BAAP tiiird baseman, walked. Dialek, a wiry catcher, slapped a sharp single Into right. Vickcre, Blythe- viile's'. shortstop, walled out the Chicks'; pitcher mid gained a base oti balls. "Alabama" MeWhorter, first 'baseman,' was safe on an Infielder's error, one run scoring. It was then that Swan, veteran of 18' years on the diamond, pulled liis kayo blow from the bag. With the large crowd scarcely (Inriiif to breathe, lie calmly looked over t#o strikes nnd a ball, then spanked n beautiful double into tlie outfield, clearing the bases and plVing his .team the G-4 lead they held during the remaining inning, • The BAAF's scoring spree wasn't Ihe only headlight of the game, iioweyer. In the first of Ihe second inning, Hollldny, the visitors' bur- iey .first sacker, drew a round of Applause from friend and rival wien he planted one of the long€s| 'hits ever, made here deep into right center for n triple, scoring a few minutes later on a mate's infield put. .; ... ' Lefty Yarweick, .who 'pitched a ctmipetent eight Innings in his first start of thc : season for Bly- ilieville, tlien came In for his Share of applause. Behind as the result of Holllday's triple nnd with two men on base, he coolly retired tlie ..'side; with two slrlkeouls. i The fielding gem of the day was ttirned In by Swan in the last of the fifth inning when he made a spectacular stop of a hard hit 'tjrouiider from the .bat of Thompson, the Chicks' second baseman. Seemingly a surefire 'double, Swan ranged far to his. leit. and dived SS far tor the ball (hat he somersaulted. However, lie cnme up with ttie -horaehide, holding Thompson iJri first ; tasc. Mel Parncll, BAAP southpaw who *HS defeated 4-2 by the Chicks in last Sunday's game at Memphis, Blade only a brief appearance in yfestcrday's came, relieving Ynr- #eick nt the beginning of the ninth when the latter became tired, lie allowed one hit'and struck fcut one batter hv his single in- in'lhe opening game ceremonies Wfore the contest, the members of the 1 . Chicks'.' team"'were introduced to-.local fans .and Doc Prothroe, nianagcr of tlie visitors,- took a b'ow"and was thanked for bringing his team down /or Die game. Lieut. Col. Harry R, Mngulre, ii&t executive officer, took the iiibund; Lieut. Col. Gordon Wel- slions, 'quartermaster officer, got taiinrt the plate; and Maj. Gene Idngan, director ol training, stepped up as first, batter. After an extensive warmup. Colonel Ma- gliirc waved :for the major to slep tip and take his cut. The hatter witched :two pitches go by, then picked on' one and smacked it into right. field.- :..'•-'' Yarweick then took the mound and the umpire. Chaplain Gerald Hogan,.yelled "Play Ball." The BAAF's next game will be played with the team fro mllie Army Air Field at Maiden, Mo., Siinday .'afternoon. The locals will ]6urney there for the contest and the Negro, team from the Missouri Baseball Here—Football • in England . -•- «•''.•«.•..•"•« ft*.~;wi,>.-~*~vv-.v.-w -:K:w.-:v; r ..^^.^»?2^y^|||^. :< ^^z£2^ i XiW*>'j£.><i- fff'^. 4 p Favorite games are played wherever American troops are slalioned. Sgl. Tommy Thompson form - crly of Philadelphia Eagles, carries as U.S. Blue Division defeats Canadian Mustangs 18C"'bS •»' .. / - long and packed stands in Emiland. ' Eddie Regenold Will Head Hey/ Fishing Club At Armorel Lake Eddie Ilcgcnold will serve as (Irst president of Ihe Annorc! Fishing Club, organization of which was completed at n meeting of more than 100 charter members at Armorel School last night. Members of the group also elected Arthur Vance of Armorcl as secretary mid treasurer. Mr. Regenold will appoint an executive committee from the membership within the next, few days mid this committee will draft regulations and by-laws bused on questions decided by general vole at lust night's meeting. The sportsmen voted in favor of opening Armorcl Lake to member anglers beginning Sunday, April 30. The body of water has been closed to all fishing since last fall when it \vas stocked with more Ihmi 100.000 game fish, including bass, crapplc, bream and goggle-eye mill opening day probably will sec a nearly lull turnout of fish-hungry sportsmen. Originally, It v)as planned lo restrict the membership to 100 but lit view of Ihe fact lhat announcement of the plan brought a flood of applications from all parts of the county, it was decided lo accept applications made up lo and Including Ihe lime of organization, It was indicated Hint Ihe membership roll would lolnl 180. Henceforth, members will Ire added only when others withdraw or are dropped, but scr- school children was held yesler- l» nllowed to Join, it was decided. The lake will Ire restricted to ull but members and their linmcillnlu families ami a limited number of guests each month, and any member with a guest will be required, to pay a trip Ice of SI. The daily catch for any member and his family nr guest cannot exceed Ihe legal limit und violations of Ihls rule will mean aiilomjitlc loss of membership. The club will )>e n iioii-f/rofH or- ganlzatlon with all revcniv; lo be used for maintenance ami Impr'jvc- menls. Plan. 1 ; call for Immr-iilalu construction of n boat dtick. rvob- ably located just west of iiic Ar- morcl Drug Store where Ihcre is parking .space for cars and where a picnic urea will be created. A caretaker to supervise the lake and dock will be engaged and it is planned lo allow him to keep Hsu- Ing boats for rent and a supply of live bait for sale. Mr. Kcgenold si\ld the, membership list wilt be announced within a few days. Pro-School Children Get Health Inspection One of the largest ot (he animal "Summer Hound-up. 1 ;" for pre- It* DOPE BUCKET ily J. 1>. FIUENU •I'KANU'f" IS AUAIN I'S't When the War Department officially announced that "Robert Mcllaucy, Dlylhcville; mother Mrs. Ruby Mclhmcy" was included nmonu (lie injured in Ihe Southwest P.icltlc I was puzzled for the moment . . . Which family of McHnneys Is he from?, I asked myself I thought I knew all of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Mcl-Ianoy's boys . . . Yet, I couldn't seem to recall any by Ihe name of liobcrl . . . There Is Jack, Ihe oldest who is n Marine nnd in the Southwest Pacific somewhere and has been for "some time ... He was injured In one of the Invasions, I recounted . . . Lieut. Joe Bill is In California, and "Peanut" . . Then the light rtnwniid through my I hick skull; that "Peanut" is Robert . . . Despite Ihe fact that .T knew him when he was n toddling youngster, and even lived Just a couple of doors from the Fortunately, it did not come In conlacl wllh the hip bone .. He said ills leg went numb and lie was unable lo walk, ... He quickly Ml to the ground lo protect himself from the shell fire of tlie jcrs and dragged himself to a nearby shell liole ... lie had to .stay there, all drawn up in n knot lo keep out of .sight of a .sniper who evidently picked out this particular hole as R favorable target. "As I lay there I prayed lhat someone would get tlml sniper" . My prayers were soon answered . . . One of our sharpshooters let him have it—and good," ho reported gleefully. "Peanut" wrote his parents that he stayed in tlie sliclthole for approximately 5 1-2 hours before he was removed to an emergency field station, then moved to a hospital ship, and finally lo a hospital where lie has completely recovered without the slitjlii- est trace of any effects. C;I;TS PURPLE IIKAIIT ; Just recently "Peanut" was awarded the Order of the Purple Heart, during an Impressive ceremony ... He Immediately bundled It up and placed it in Uncle Sam's mall care, directed to his mother. Though believed to ))D stationed not far from Brother Jack, "Peanut" has not been able to local-? him. However, he has humped into Jack Chainblin, son of Mr. ami Mrs. Lex Chainblin, and Johnny While, son of Mi. and Mrs. Ben While, who are In the Scabccs. An incident that happened several years ago proved to me that the wiry youngster possessed an abundance of courage . . . Uc- eatisc ol this, it was typicnlly significant and filling when he joined the Marine Corps, traditionally a lough oulflt . . . Joe Craig arranged for an amateur boxing 'show one night at .the Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 10, lioslon 8. Hrooklyn 8, Philadelphia 2. Cincinnati 2, Chicago 1. St. Louis 5, Pittsburgh 3. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington 5, Philadelphia 0. St. Louis 8, Detroit D. Only games scheduled. Mew York 3 0 1.000 St. Louis 2 0 1.000 Jinclnnali ; 2 1 .637 irooklyn 2 I .007 Chicago 1 2 .333 Philadelphia 1 2 .333 [•Ittsbureh 0 2 .000 .ioston 0 3 .01)0 Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Urooklyn. Philadelphia at Boston. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. St. Louis at Chicago. AiMlililCAN LEAGUE Washington tit New York. -Hosloji at Philadelphia. Chicago at St. Louis. Uctrutt at Cleveland. iforses are more liable to catch pneumonia in the wintertime than clogs. American Legion arena . 'Peanut" volunteered lo go on, despite Die fact that he had no riajf Instruction . . . When the pairings were made it worked out that he CHIGKASAW West Main Ne»r 21«t St. Bit. lUrts 12:45; Sun. Btarli 1:U Mghl shows 5:45 Except Monday, open* 6:45 Continiinru shaft Sat. mntf Han. and Homer Now Besharse were left Peanut wa.s a mere skcetcrwcight and Homer scaled In Ihe neighborhood of 150 pounds, possibly more . . . rather llinn Kick down "Peanut" said he would fight him vlccmcn who return from war will field will come here for a game \vilh the Negro nine of this station. _ MEMPHIS AB K H O A E .400100 -.10100 ..-1005 McClurc, 3b .. xxxMitrus Volno, cf Thompson. 2b Holiday, Ib ... Cathnni, ss .. Dowers, if ... P'pntriek, rf . vlcOarty, c ... lare, p 2 0 1 0 Mason, p 5 1 •1 1 1 •1 1 401000 2 1 2 5 0 2 1 1 the ,o».l ,«,, 3! for several '" '•' " .. v•'«. ineomiuury sc1001 mien jj , n „ hl , , „ rt children were inspected by Mrs.' ., . , , ., p , qll . lt .. £,,. t .,\niv A»,in)> n » Trill r- n .,,,i,, !,„»»> ,.,.„ innjuiiiig ma icainu., ceiiainij MONEY CAN'T BUY moro dependnblo tlian pcnuinc pure St. Joseph Aspirin, world's largest eellcr nt 10^. Why pay feoic? Big 100 tablet fiizo for only 3oi. ..3009 1 Kinder, p a xxllcins 1 00000 00000 0 1 0 Totals 34 4 0 24 0 BLYTHEVILLE AB R H O A E Brenner, 3b 3 1 1 1 Bhlek, c 4 2 2 11 Vickcrs, ss 3 1 0 1 MeWhorter, Ib .. 4 1 0 6 Swan, 2b 4 0 1 2 Wiolko, rf 4 0 I 2 Travis, If 3 0 0 0 Annabel, FIH, county heaUh nun*. A total of 28 small pox vaccina- -when lie served as cheerleader for lions were given, and 20 were Im- • the Ulythcvlllc Chicks—and was immlzcd nfiiinst diphtheria. This „ dnin good peppcr-impcr; a loyal inspection of pro-school children rjiiick subject—he had been noth- was under auspices of the Sudbury i nB else but "Peanut". D ,,. r i.__ , ,_.,_ McHaney confirmed my deduction that Robert and "Peanut" were one and tlie same, and that he had been wounded in combat. At that time, -he had written from a hospital ship "that he was 'all Hglit, just a scratch and for thc'hi not to worry about lilin." ' : STRUCK BY SKIIAI'NEL Now that he is recovered and cady to go back into action gain, the "scralcli" has come to -ght .. Just a few minutes after he Marines hud stormed Enhveiok itoll "Peanut" was struck in the lip by a piece of shrapnel that nii'ied Itself about six inches LaOruttn, cf 3011 Yarweick, p 2 o 0 0 Pain ell, p 0001 Totals 30 6 0 27 9 By Innings: CHICKS 010 200 010-4 BLYTHEVILLE .. 000 002 04x—C Summary: Errors—Chatham, 2, McOnrity; Brenner, Swan, Travis. Runs batted in—Bowers 2; Hare, lilalck, McWhorler, Swan 3. Two- base hits 1 —Swan. Three-base htta— Holiday, wiotko. Double plays- Hare to Chatham to Holiday. Left on base—Chicks 8; Blylhevllle 4. Base on balls—Oif Hard; Mason 2; Kinder 1; Yarweick 3. Struck out—Ily Hare 4. Mason 3; Kinder 2; Yarweick 10, Parncll 1. Hits— Off Hare 2 for 0 runs In five inning.'!; Yanvclck 7 In 8; Mason 3 for 4 runs in 2 1-3. Wild pilches- Mason. Winning pitcher—Yarweick. Losing pitcher—Mason. Umpires— Hogan, Armslrong, Gcrwin. Time— 2:00. Something rare in polilics occurred when Kencsnw Mountain Landis fl, above, of Loganspor!, Ind., whose name is on ballots seeking Republican nomination for Cass Counly proseculing attorney, published an advertisement urging citizens (o vole for his opponent. Laum's, nephew of the famed baseball czar, has held the unexpiied lerm since former incumbent, his law partner, joined the armed services. RITZ THEATRE ' MAN I LA, c • « n ARKANSAS Sunday & Monday—April 23 & 24 Sunday Matinee at 1 P. M. THE WAR DEPARTMENT Present. Se/ecfed Sh ort & News And he did staged a gallant stand even .in "act of overwhelming odds, finishing the three rounds still on ills feet, though badly scuffed up in Iho ovcrmntch . . him a generous The fans round of ipplausc ns he left the ring. Now Marine Robert McHaney ;ocs back for another crack at the Japs . . . And he's fighting tl . . . It won't be healthy for them when they do meet again, I'm athinkin'. Restaurants me patronized by more people per capita in San Francisco than In any oilier city In the United Slalcs. Friday and Saturday Double Feature 'BOSS OF HANGTOWN - MESA" Wilt! Johnny Slack Brown anil Fuzzy Knight "I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE" with James Kllisoii & Fninccs Dec SEUIAL: "Dim Wnslow of (lie Const Guard" Comedy Smidity and Monday . "BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON" (In Technicolor) liilh Dtirolhy l.nmour. Jack Haley, & UiclKinl DeimiliK i Universal ' News Comedy .. T NATIONAL LEAGUE W. Pet, AMERICAN I.EAGUi: St. Louis Chicago Doston Philadelphia . Washington .. New York ilcveland . ... Detroit W 3 I 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 U 3 Pel. 0 1.000 0 1.000 .Ii(i'l .500 .500 .333 .000 .000 NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday at 1 Friday 'HEADIN' FOR GOD'S COUNTRY" A Kcjiiiblit! 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