The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 1, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 1, 1944
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^PAGE SIX •BLWHEVILLE (ARK,) COUUIEU NEWS Szabo Returns v Gigantic Mot Villain \Teoms With Roberts In Feature Event THE PROGKAM TAG MATCH Gus \\isbat (194) .Hid Jiuck Lanson (215) Vs. Joe Szabo'(210),and ."Red". Ilobcrls >' (215) 80-Minulc Time Unlit 2 best falls of thice I'REUMINAKIES Wisbar \crMis KoberU Lawson versus SKI bo 34-mlnutc time limit, single fills Referee Mike Mcroncy Starting Time 8:30 A .comparative newcomer makes oupeaiance tonight at the Amerlciii Legion arena on Second Street to fejlurc Proinotei Mike Meroney's weekly yresthn£ show He Is' Joe Sziibo, 210-pound mat flllaln He replaces Bill Cainij oil tho card, teaming wltli Rough Red Roberts, one of the moat colorful meanles In the business, against a pair of well known grappleis,'Gil's Wlsbai and Buck Lausoli, In the tag match main c\cnt Gus . Draws Hed Supporting the card Promoter Merpnej has booked Wisbar and Roberts .as opponents In one of the single fall, prellmlnan matches Szabo 'locks horns with. Lawson. Both have 30 minutes apiece Szibo lias been nway about t«o >ears The matchmnkei said the gtapt was here foi only one match .and then was sent out to another territory where he has been campaigning with tremendous succor B^abo Is described as a likeli successor /or a tjpo as canny H? is a carbon copj and should ina^e the fans forget that ' Wild Bill' ever was scheduled lo lew »lth his pil find favorite teiunnntc, Roberts Promoter Meroney nlteied hli card twice within a few horns, but appears to have come up v.lth line per/ormeis to fill the gaps "Tiger' Long was called back, to the shiv yard- in Baltimore where he Iws been emplojed for more than a jcqr, and Cauni lefused to relurn }o BljtheUlle hi this match, due (o a preUons argument with Mci- oiicy He IJRS been TOmciUiat of n problem foi some time, nccotdlne to Mike Mike Recalls Mcinlc Roberts hns Just returned from Florida upon orders Irom Meioney Hed was rushed to that territory some weeks ago to aiotd possible trouble with Roj Welch It will be recalled that Roberts sent Joe Welch to the hospital with a severe head wound as n culmination to a rough match at Hopk!ns\ Die Ky When the docloiq repoiled thai Joe 1'gely Tould nevci n resile agnlu Roy reopened his hunt foi the Lit- t'e jlork undertaker and came here r ln pcarch of him Mike immediate'!' i dispatched Roberts lo Florida anil Win, Lose or Lucky Draw of split Wood ^j_l ^ wriDl at Jamaica and became one of Kentucky re™;. Derby favorites.; - n I booke<l noy for this area. Hoy Is said to have learned that Roberts was In Florida and ninric n bcellnc back there. Mike promptly ordered noberU out and booked' him for this curd. Ifuck Teams .With Gils Wisbar and Lnwson are old favorites here. They have appeared here several limes, as foes ami teammates, find have a wide following. Lnwson teamed wllli Long last week to down Wisbar and Ei»;r Badiil in n screwy match that lacked Just three minutes running out with the usual 00-mlnuto time ijin- Roberls hns an old score to settle with . Wisbiir Iti their match. In two i>rc\ious meetings the score Is nil even. Gus !ook the first but Roberls came back to punch and rough out the second. However, Wisbar was on the winning side In bolli tag matches ;hat followed the slnsle-fnll evciits. "Red" Is anxious to break (bat spell. Piomotei Mcroncy announces the show will get under way 15 minutes lalei than usual, starting with lo- night. Th c new time Is 8:30. . CRAYSON S SCOREBOARD lly HARRY GKAYSON NKA S|ior(s Editor' NEW YORK — Jimmy Wilson wants to know how they gel thnt wny—predicting a Cardinal walkover with the Pirates and Reds fighting for what's left. Tints \ hi the clubs play 154 Si"»'s-tp she outfits like the current Cute ample opportunity . to !>unt progoosticntors all over the liark. Mnimgcr Wilson Isn't conceding anything. The Chicago Nationals linvc numbers and the old backstop has an Idea b c has solved bis problems wllli older heads. ailly Holm, 31, succeeds sailor Clyde McCultough for example, on the strength of having caught 03 games for Los Angeles without an error. Hitting is his headache. He'll do if he matches his coast League Tlie second-basing combination of "Ml Schuster and Don Johnson hns last ycni's regulars, Len Mcrnllo and Ed Stanley, riding the boards I'cppcr Pot Schuster. 31, led the Pacific Coast League In scoring. Pep Johnson, 32, son of Ernie, onetime American League shortstop-. Is n better fielder thnn h c is a hitter, yet managed to compile a .283 average for Milwaukee. Tony York 31, converted shortstop, is more agile at third base than was the retired Stanley Hack and lilt .287 [or Mlhvniikcc. Phil Cuvarclta completes (he reg- ular'infield. Other Intlelders are the '33-year-old Roy Hughes, who hns played on both sidc.s of second hase and whom Lefty O'Doiil considered the coast League's mast valuable; Helm: Becker, a first baseman who hit .320 for the Brewers; mid Pete Elko, a third sucker who batted .348 for Nashville.' In the outfield, Ival Goodman and lilll Nicholson flnnk young Andy Pafko, who led the Coast League ,ln batting with .358 and runs-batted-ln with 110. Ertdtc Saner topped the Southern Association in the same vital departments, yet wasn't In tlic lineup on opening dny. Other retrievers me the highly-publicized Lou Novikofr, .stubby Dominie Dnllessnndro and Johnny Ostrowskl, the Coast Parnell Pitches Another Victory Walnut Ridge Nino i Is Defeated, 13-3 Friday Afternoon Again dwnon.'itntllns Uic offeii- .sli'e power that last week gave llicm n 0-1 victory over tile Memphis Chicks of the Southern Association, the BAAF tosebaj] team defeated the Walnut nidsc Anhy Air KeUPninc 13-3 in a K nme hero Friday afternoon. .H was Hlythcvllle's game nil the wny, with the locnls scoring two runs In the imiiusj, four In Hie second, tivo In (he sixth and five inns in the seventh inning. Never nt any time did the Walnut nidge. M|un<l so much ns threaten, and Lefty Mel I'amcll, • Blylhcvlllc Jiioiiiirjsman, pitched cnslly, bcarliiff down only when men were on bas- ts. The UK gun of Hlylhevlllc's offense WHS Sliilf Sei-Rl, Walter Bailek catcher, lie (jot three lilts out of live lrli>s to tliu plute, one ot them a li'ljile. and batted In-two runs. Parnell silso turned in an unusually fiood (same. Betting three hits out of five trips to Die ]>lale allowing only five hits ami strlk- IJIK out ]« men. Siiellman, a left linnder, sttivtcd on llic nioiiml for Walnut Ridge but was succeeded by two other flingci'.s. Sportsmen Will Elect Officers Here Wednesday Organization ot.tlie local chapter of the Wildlife Federation will be perfected Wednesday night at the Courthouse, according to an nn- nounccmcnt by n. A. Nelson, chajr- man of the Membership Committee. Officers will be-elected, commlt- (ee.s appointed and the general work of the organization outlined at this Important meeting, Chairman Nelson explained In Issuing the call for the entire membership and interested sportsmen. Another feature of the session will be a report of the group ' of local members who attended the stnte meeting of the Wildlife Iteration In Little Rock yesterday 'fills group attended this meeting specifically to get Information for setting up the local organization, mid some facts about the slate and national groups which they expect to pass on to the others at the Wednesday night gct : together. Chairman Nelson said the membership drive is getting off to a Kood start. He reports -to date u lolal of 276 paid members liom Blylhcvlllc alone. Reports from the oilier county chairmen should swell the total to the 500 mark. Quints Not New to Cat IflNSDALE, Mass. (UI 3 ) — The birth of quintuplets may be sensational news- In a hospital, but Mrs BertIm Garso of Hinsdale Is used to It liy now. Her cat Patsle recently gave With to her fifth set of ciulnls. homo run king. ' The Cubs have sufficient pitch- Ing In the right-handers, Henry Wysc, 1'aul Derringer, Pau] Erickson, Eddie Hanyzewskl, Les Fleming and Dale Anderson; and a southpaw relief worker, Johnny Piirrows. Anderson won 15 for Nashville and two of the four victories which bagged the Southern Association flag for the Vols in a pln.y-ofr with New 'Oilcans. Jimmy Foxx Is again trying liis hand at backstopplng, mid A l Krcitner, up from Nashville, and Roy Eiislmvoml, brought In from Uic Portland Coasters, arc good enough as catchers to..bc carried Early results with the Cubs illus- I Irate why Los Angeles won Its pcn- 1 nant by 21 games and Milwaukee by n half dozen. ,,!, t i wi " ho n11 riRnl wltl1 Jlm '^v ilson If the athletes have con- •actcil a habit. Any wny, h e doesn't want the Cubs counted out before they have .in opportunity to put up her hands I \"¥ 4(| •**-* (t^T - " §1 r v, 1(6 rw<j' .TJ l-H m • What do soldiers like? Listed near llio top is a change inlo fresd, clean underwear. It peps up morale tremendously. So they do their washing regularly-with a machine gun to protect them if necessary. The Army knows how important underwear is to soldiers—<md buys tfio best for them, • Quality in underwear is as personally important to you. Be sure you get real value at moderate prices by looking for the familiar Hanes label. For 43 years, Hones has been tashionmg underwear that makes men feef comforlable. Fine workmanship in billing <md tailoring assures the long wear that millions of men hove-come to expod from Hanes garments. • Right now, we're doing our best to supply our home-front friends. But if your dealer's stock is low, he should have more soon. Hanes production is serving both our men in the Armed Fo rces and those of homo... P. H. Hanes Knilling Company,' Wmston-Salem, N. C. THE HATIOKAL UNDERWEAR Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 0-12, LIHI C . Rook 9-7 Nashville 11, ChfUUmooBa 5 Knoxvillc 5. AttontH 0. Birmingham 3, New prloarus 2. A5IEK1CAN LEAGUE Basloji 3-1, Piilladclphla 2-3 Cleveland 2-2, Detroit 1-4. New York 2-3. Washington 1-2 Chicago G-4, St. Louis 5-5. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 7-1, Cincinnati 1-4. St. Louis 5-7, Chicago 0-5 Philadelphia 2-2, Boston 1-3 New York 20-5, Brooklyn 8-i This Coupon Is Good For ONE FREE GAME Of Bowling Til May 15 at Bill's Bowling Alley N. Second St. Blythcville NEWBURYPORT. Mass. (UP)) — I II certainly miss telling people where to get oft," 'chuckled Prcd B. Pearson, G6. of Neivburyiwrt as he, retired after 54 years on the Boston & Maine railroad, most of 'tncm as conductor, WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, May 1, 8: 75 p. m., Lowest Admission „, any WrMtl(n) , Arenji ^ Am ^ ' Reserved Seats On Sale at'thV Legion Arena Every Monday from 6 p. m. on. TAG MATCH WISBAR & LAWSON ROBERTS & SZABO Call 2M2 2 30-min. Preliminaries GUS WISBAR RED ROBERTS BUCK LAWSON JOE SZABO' 1 JUST RECEIVED! 2 Carloads of 6 Foot CLIPPER COMBINES On Rubber — Wifh Motor RED TOP GIN Write Uox 7!)9 or "SQUARE DEAL" No. 101683 Mhmcsola Slate Champion 1912, Senior Boar Pig AH American Champion, 1942, Senior Boar fig FOR SALE A few choice FALL BOARS sired by SQUARE DEAL, Thick, smooth and well grown out, with plenty of quality. JOE T./CAGLE S. Hwy. 61—Phono 3390—Rt. 2, BlythevSlle Baseball Standings SOU'JJIKKN MJAGUE Memphis 21 Atlanta " j j Chalianooga . ' '.'.'. I 1 New Orleans '" i 1 Knoxvllle ' i i Nashville . Little Hock . '..'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. I i . ' / AMERICAN LEAGUE ""''' W. L. St. Louis ...... 10 2 Philadelphia . '" 5 4 New York 5 4 Boston 5 5 Cleveland '...'. 4 6 Washington 35 Detroit ;;;; \ \ .'.'. 3 5 Pel. .067 .600 .500 .500 .500 .500 .500 .333 Pet. .833 .558 .558 .500 .400 .375 .364 .333 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. ° l - I - ollts .......... ... 9 2 .(118 "? w , Y °sk ......... .... i 3 .700 C'lfinnatl ............. i 4 |C3C Philadelphia ........... 8 5 . 045 ^,^ lyn , ...... ......'.. 5 fi .455 Pittsburgh . ............ 3 5 3,5 ........... 4 8 .333 BOBMALONE Plaster, Stucco, Ceneit W.rk 8S2 CHICKASAW West M»ln Ne»r 21it Bi. '»t. ttatti 12:45; Snn. »l.rU 1:4* Nlltbt nhowj 5:45 ' Except MoncUj, openi S:t5 L'ontfnuom sliowi Smi. iDt gin. Monday & Tuesday "HELLZA. POPPIN" with Olsen and Johnson and Martha Kayc — Universal News Comedy N E W THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 . MATINEES Saturday & Sunday at 1 Last Time Today "DESERT SONG" with Dennis Morgan Fox News anil Short Tuesday —AMERICAN LEGION NIGHT— All Proceeds, Less Actual Cost of Picture and Tax Go To Herman Davis Post American Legion For Completion of Hut. . "QUEEN OF BROADWAY" Willi Rochelle Hudson and Buster Crabbc Also Serial 6peh7:15 Show Starts 7:30 Last Today The Human v Comedy' . with .Mickey Kooney ami Frank Morgan mount News Comedy Tuesday PAL MTE 2 Tickets for 30o 'Ladies Day' with I.upc ^'elez, Eddie Albert and Fatsy Kclley Shorts Today's Games SOUTHRKN MiAGlIK < scheduled.) : NATIONAL LEACillK (No games scheduled). AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Cleveland. Washington at, Boston. _(0nly games scheduled.) MONDAY,-MAY 1, 1944 No Slorc 'Wren*' Sinning LINCOLN, Neb. (UP) -'in com- nii'iilliii; 01, t) lc nclv , stami) regu | a . lions, the Lincoln, Neb., stale I Journal pointed out, "At any ratol we arc-now being protected Iroml the heartbreak IhtU follows Ilicl discovery that we hnvc put a thrcc-l cent stamp on n two-cent letter" Loses Slilji.s- But Not Men Read Courier News Want Ads. 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