The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 2, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 2, 1944
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PAGE.SIX Canny, Roberts Win Tag Match . Wisbdr and Lawson Are Their Victims In Rough Mat Show "Wild Bill" Canny patched up his lltllc differences with Promoter Mike Meroney, rejoined his mat moanle pal. Red Roberts, and proceeded to • pound •'out H • three-full victory ovor^Gus Wlsbnr and .Buck Lawson iii the • tnj* ! match feature of tli'e • weekly wrestling show Jnst night Rt the American Legion lirc- •' na.; - •• The villain team did not have n pushover victory. On the contrary, they hod to work'nnd work Hard to emerge victorious. After dropping the first fall, Cnuny and Red knuckled' down to business and simply overpowered tliclr foes by the "rock' 1 and sock" method that brought home the "bacon"—without red. [Mints. It was a typical Canny-nobcrLs show; n veritable free for all, knock-down-drag out, Ilirce-rlng- clrcus affair during which almost everything 1" the modem ring category was pulled. Action was last and furious that often bordered on the assault side from the beginning and did not cease until Canny pinned (lie slim, powerful shoulders of \Vlstar on tlie mat for the final fall. Loses Pauls Leg As usual when Roberts and Canny arc on the card, Referee Meroney came in for n lion's shave of the rough treatment. Not only was lie biffed and brimmed around something awful, but lost n !eg "f his trousers during n wilder melee of the second fall. However, to Buck Lawson goes credit for the near-strip net. Buck explained Hint he grabbed for Robert's wrist when the redhead^ had .'Mike down' and was giving htm the "works" and "aecWeaUy." en ins up v.'Hh a pocket. The fact that he and Wlsbnr mode good use of a couple of strips to S'rap around the necks of Roberts and Canny may have been coincidental and just a natural result. At any rale, the boys had n Jot of fun .before it was all over, to say nothing of (he ncthm-craving lbfcn.1 fans who were kept iu a wild frenzy, throughout. IJuck Tricks Ciiniij' Lavrson tricked Canny with a clever'stunt to give his team a head start in the first foil. Just as BUI slartcd what expected to be en "anatomical twist''—one of his favorites mid n winner in the preliminary •— Buck suddenly wheeled and completed the job on Canuy, instead. He and GIB then turned on Roberts with n vim nnd soon had him reeling under the combined assault via the punching method. Buck put on the finishing touches with a body pin In 10 minutes. The .first fall action .was rough enough but nothing to compare with' the second -— anil third. The boys slipped into high gear with full steam nhend nnd let go with everything they had. Canny and Roberts softened Wisbar andLawson ;Up for the kill with a brutal battering. Roberts eliminated Buck first with a "surfboard". Wisbar •was submerged 'Under the deluge of flying rights and lefts a few minutes later. Trie combined time was 17 minutes. All Viriually Out By . this time the quartet was pretly well spent from the terrific pace.-.Meroney. too, was virtually on his heels from the pummelling But that didn't alter action to any noticcabl e extent. Working on Lawson Canny and Roberts forced him to surrender for an advantage in the third fall as the customers reached for their hats. But Wisbar threw in a final surprise bundle by neatly tossing Wildlife .Group To Reorganize; $5000 Sought LITTLE ROCK, May 2—A resolution advocating that $5,000 .be raised (o reorganize the Arkansas Wildlife Federation was adopted nt n mooting of the federation nt the Hotel Mnrlon Sunday. H was Introduced by John Daggelt of Marl- annn. Several contributions were made. A committee to work reorganization plans wns appointed. It will meet with the stale Game and FIsli Commission and may 'ask release of Tom Mull, educational director, for 00 days to help in the organization, E, Charles Elchcnbnum of Little Rock Introduced a resolution, which was adopted, recommending that the duck season be changed, to November 20 through January 31. H Is now November 2 to January 10. The federation also voted to support a proposed constitutional amendment to stabilize the Game nnd Fisln Commission. New officers elected were. W. 5. Kotch of Little Rock, president; James Robertson of Wynne, first vice president; Jay Myers of Walnut Ridge, .second vice president, and T. Winifred Bell of Little Rock, secretary-treasurer. T. A. McAmls, secretary of the slate Game and Pish Commission, summarized the commission's activities and discussed Ihe new public shooting ground In Monroe county. Albert M, Day of Chicago, assistant director of the United Sltilcs nnd Wildlife Service, discussed control of water resources as they affect wild life. About 50 per cent of the normal release of shotgun shells will be made (his year, 1> C snid. This is considered good by sportsmen. Big Deer Patrol Declared Winner At.'Camp-0-Ral' The nnmml "Camp-0-Rnl" for the Boy Scouts of North Mississippi County was held Saturday afternoon at the high school stadium, wlih 11 patrols represented. Big Deer Patrol of Troop 31 of Blylhcvlllc, with a total of 255 points was the winner, with ihc Eagle Patrol of Troop 32 second with 228 points. Third place went o the Wolf Patrol of Troop 32 with 223 points, while the Beaver Patrol of Troop 38 ami the Eagle'Patrol of Troop 73 tied for fourth place H'itli n total of 213 points' each. Lieut. W. R. Crawford and a dc[nil of men from the Arkansas Guard gave a demonstration of tent pitching and similar acllvlltcs, T. P. "Doc" Dean served as master of ceremonies, with B. G. West as chief siorckceiJcr, Plans were discussed for an overnight camp to be held In Blythc- ville on June 2 and 3, when approximately 150 Scouts from North Mississippi Comity are expected to attend. BLYTIIEVJLLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Dyersburg Nine Will Play Here Yarweich Selected For Mound Duty As Locals Seek No. 4 Tiie Blytlicvlllc Army Air Hold baseball team will seek IU fourth victory of the season In n home game with the Army Air Field nine of Dycrsbiirg, Tout)., Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, Lieut. Kill Adams, post athletic officer, said today. The locals, having lost only one game in their four start*, nnd that n' close decision to Hie powerful Memphis chicks of the Southern Association, will be a slight favorite when they take the field against the Tcnncsseans. However, report has it, Unit Dyersburg will bring a sterns if still Inexperienced team to Blytlicvlllc and may make the locals look to their laurels. Pfc. Bill Ynrwclck, BAAP south- !>fiw who figured largely in his team's 0-4 victory over the Chicks in a recent return game here, will probably take the mound ngninsl he visitors, with Stuff Sergt, Wnl-. :cr Blnlck assuming the backstopping responsibilities. The opposing battery has not yet been announced. | Thursday's game will highlight air extensive sports program scheduled for the BAAP this week. The boxing team, led by Stuff 3crgt. Jessie Clements. post box- tig Instructor, will journey to the Maiden Army Air Held Friday for xnils that night, f'llic regular games will be played throughout the week in the Post Softball League and the officers' team will Invade Walnut Ridge Army Air Field Wednesday afternoon for a game with the officers of thnt station. Climaxing the week's program will be n baseball game between the BAAP team and the Newport Army Air Held nine. This game will be played Iherc Sunday afternoon. At tho same time, ihc Negro team of that post will play the BAAP Negro squad here. DOPE BUCKET BX J. F. FiUEND H«M Courier Hum wmnr Roberts. That threw the match back Into a deadlock, each team with a fall and a half. But Canny proved too powerful and powdered Oils. out with a withering attack, followed b v the usual body pin for the winning margin. Fifteen minutes elapsed during this fall. The teams spllt'lhe preliminaries. Canny defeated Lawson in only five minutes with an anatomical twist, n climax to a wild slugging bee. Wlsbnr gained Hie advantage In his series with Roberts by taking iJielr single fall event in 18 min- ules, using a body scissor and body nin. Semi-Pro Teams Will Hold Meet At Pine Bluff WICHITA, Kns.. May 2—The Arkansas State Scml-1'ro Basehall Tournament will be held nt Pine Bluff, July 23 to 30. This will be [he first time In history thnt the event lins been held in Southeast Arkansas. Tills year Ihe stale moot will be laycd at Taylor Field nnd spon- orcd by the Pine Bluff Junior hainher of Commerce. Edwin Moss. Jr., wns recently ained commissioner for the slate f Arkansas for 1944. Entry deadline hsis been set nt line 30 mid nil entries must be ecelvcd before that date. Any team with the exception of arnstoriiilng Mid professional cams' will be eligible to enter Mil particulars inny ue obtained y writing the Pine Bluff Junior Imniber of Commerce or to the late commissioner, P.. O Box 430, ine Bluff. .• MEMBER OF . .. SERVINO NATION-WIDE SELECT A LOT IN'BEAUTIFUL MEMORIAL PARK Terms On Family Cemetery Lots HOLT FUNERAL HOME Phone oil for Details JUST RECEIVED! 2 Carloads of 6 Foot CLIPPER COMBINES On Rubber — With Motor RED TOP GIN Call 2142 or Write Hox ... . SQUARE DEAL" No. HH683 Minnesota State Champion 1942, Senior Boar Pig All American Champion, 19«, Senior Boar Pig - FOR SALE C TU°-^ FALLLBOA RS sired by SQUARE Thick, smooth and well grown out, with • plenty of quality. JOE T. CAGLE S. Hwy. 61— Phone 3390— Rt, 2, Blythcville A "hand" In measuring horses, s equivalent lo four Inches. AGAIN— Captain James Ace Puckctt Is living up to the popular term, "Ark- nnsas Traveler" often tacked on natives of Hie Wonder Stale. Not long a[><> he wrote me from Africa but didn't—couldn't—suy inucli about what liapjiened. When lie (jot tack to the slates lie opened up find gave mi Intertwine survey of n few o[ the llilnys he did and saw on Uiat trip. The next lime I heard from him ho wns In Eniilniid, vhi V-innll. Following i-lKlit on (he heels of Hint lirlef note came uti eight-page nlr mail letler from Ft. George Meadc, Mil. giving « few highlights of Dial Irip, which 1 am passing on. Sense, please, (he '|Hj|sonal' quips. J. P., perhaps you get tired of hearing me pop olf about my Irlps nnd travels. Well, I mil very eti- lliuslastlc about my trips nnd travels, so naturally 1 enjoy .telling you (my best Friend 1 tliink-1 liope). You needn't answer that crack. Well, here f go. This Irip was especially Interesting .since I ran Into one of my boys from Shawncc— Lieut. Taylor Wlllctt from Joiner. I spent fhu night with him at a South England town, lie look me out to visit some English friends—a man about 55 years old—an English minister of Ihe Methodist Church Naturally, we had leu nt 10 p. m. ns is the British custom.. Their lefi with sandwiches and cookies correspond lo our Coca Cola and hamburgers (In your case colfec). Taylor Introduced me us his conch and innth teacher. Well, naturally, I for one time In my life actually acted dignified and watched very carefully my American English. Wei), J. P. you know I wasn't thinking of myself or what it mount lo me personally. My first thought wns that here I am as n teacher from American schools uml especially from Arkansas. The things I do and say and (he manner in \vhtcli I do them wll menu more than at uny other lime In my life. Yep, here I wns representing n typical Amerl- can-Arkansan teacher. Well, you might tell Miss Hardy Unit, I believe she would have been proud of another one of "her boys" (actually I am). At least, lie gave me a gold Masonic watch fob that wns made In lidO to give to my Daddy who is a Mason, J wns told that the British do not olfcr gifts unless they arc pleased with tlieir guests. Anyhow, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and did the best I possibly could to Impress Ihls British family Dial 1 represented the 0. S. A. SOLD ON nitrrisii— J. P., some ot the veteran. 1 ; of the last War were very bitter towards the British. Well, you cnn bet your lilc that we have no foundation for being bitter this time. They ore a hardy lot and have really gone "allont" in Ihls war. Those people me grim nnd determined. They know what totnl war means. T have seen them (soldiers) in Africa and Ilalj'j several \\lio have fought and been wounded. I have talked with any number of civilians and R. A. P. pilots. In other words. 1 have gained my impression not from the home I visited, but from several contacts from all classes. Boy, they will light and Ihey will also sacrifice and work. Their one motive is lo win this war for they know just how near they came lo being invaded by Hitler. When middle and upper class people wear no socks, nor underwear anil when -.'.icy all grow food of some sort and pay Hourly Iwice the laxes we pay, and In addition, act as firemen ana blackout patrols, I think they arc really determined. And as for their fighting Just ask some of our boys who have been in there fighting with a Tommy. He Isn't reckless like an A- mcricnn, but fights with caution nnd determination, No, J. p., if I ever lienr anyone- else say the Hritlsh arc yellow or lhat they are walling for us to do their Job—well, If he isn't too big f think I'll paste him, I spent three days In London, one In Glasgow, one in Edlnbiirg, one In Kilmarnock, and l had two full days of a train ride In l»lh Scotland and Kngliind, HAS CI.OSKST CALIr- . I hud my closest experience of this war In'lxmtlon. Last Wednesday night at 1:15 the Jerries :il- 1 uckccl London with approximately 50 bombers. I was asleep and failed lo hear the alarm. Then I was very rudely disturbed by an explosion in a hospital seven blocks from my nolel. I don't know if I was parlhilly knocked out of bed or scared so much, anyhow I was up all of a sudden. Before 1 could dress a terrible explosion sounded as though it was the wall of my room being hit. It happened to be a pub (Ijeer bar) about 50 yards away. It tore thru four floors and knocked a wall over. But it might as well as hit me, for I mis scored nearly to death. Then I got down to the street in time to see two P. W. ISO's, hit by A. A. lire, come flaming from Ihe skies. Altogether, the Jerries lost 13 planes. IncMciitly, the A. A. guns were manned by girls. Two of the bombs were direct hits on a hospital, killing some 24 people. However, I nm sure they were accidents for Ihe Uritlsli Ack-Ack and the Spitfires were really making things hot for them. You know. London is a full- sized "lown", so when it is bombed now it is not according to plan. It is only a inn tor of slipping in to This Coupon Is Good For ONE FREE GAME Of Powling Til May 15 at BILL & GEORGE'S BOWLING ALLEY 123 N. Second St. Blythcville drop lliclr eggs nnywhcro they cnn then duck .tall and ran—most of them arc drojijKd with very little damage. J might add that I saw Westminister Abbey, House of Parliament (including Big Ben), St. Paul's Cathedra), Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace where I saw the guard change, walked across London Bridge, saw Lincoln's statue. Iri'fact, I saw most of the .intcresllnK parts of London. Several sctirs from bombs are still showing, but I was surprised at the speed at which London has recovered. Well, I have another short snorter to my credit. I flew the Atlantic again. Also, have been to Newfoundland nnd Iceland since I last wrote Maylie I'll see you sometime Ihls summer. I think jnayljo I could really tell the Lion's .club some interesting things this lime. TUESDAY, MAY 2, War Production Board calls for big drive to save WASTE PAPER Tfifi /i wfiof Cfiairmon Dona/J M. Nelson layi afcout l/i» paper shortages containing c (md'n thousand other « c ' «nt overseas o > our 25WAR PLANTS CLOSED! As ; wa go to press, about 25 mills making waf product* out of paper have had to close down. Are we going to let them slay closed? Or shall we open them again with a community drive to save waste paper ... and keep right on saving it? You know f/io answer.' Wa MUST swing thosa 25 doors wide with the biggest ava- lanclie of old boxes, corrugated paper, cartons, bags, newspapers and magazines, that this city has ever wenl We MUST organize our friends.,, our children... everybody who has a loved one in the Armed Forces . . . *veryon» who wants this war to «nd soon ... in victory! Get going right away on that paper traill SAVE A BUNDLE A WEEK SOME BOY'S LIFE ttrti Fold them Bat (the vr»y the paper bojr Kill them) and tie them lo bundle* ibout 12 iucbei high. Wa B «i| n «. and Bookn Tie them In buodlei •bout 18 lochtl hl|h. Corrueitid > n d C«r*. rfl mttea them out *nd tfi them En bundle* about 12 lachet high. W.«t«b..k«t Pip«r llWupp.r,, Enrllapo, • Ic-n flatten tod pick down Jo > box or bundle, •o Hut It cm t» cutied. U.S. Victory WASTE PAPER Campaign SAVE; NOTICE Letters of Administration upon the estate of W. A. Plckarci, St., deceased, were granted to the undersigned on the 1st day of April, 1044, by the Probate Court for the Chfck- asawbn District of Mississippi County, Arkansas. All persons having claims against said estate arc required to exhibit them, properly authenticated for allowance, co the .undersigned, as administratrix of said estate, before the end of one year from the dale of the granting of the letters upon said estate, and If such claims are not presented, they will be forever barred, Dated this 3Ist day of March, 1944 LUCILLE I'ICKAIID Administratrix of estate of W. A. Pickard, Sr., Deceased. 4-11-18-25-512-9 Men's Traffic Toll Higher BOSTON (UP)-H's more dangerous for 11)011 to go walking in Boston than 'for women. Traffic officials report thnt ttirec times ns many men pedestrians were killed In the Hub last year than women. Baseball Standings SOU'iHKIlN LEAGUE ' W. L. Pet. Memphis ',2 1 .007 Atlanta i i .500 Chattanooga l l .000 New Orleans 1 1 .500 Knoxvllle l.'i .600 Nashville l i .500 Birmingham. 1 1 .500 Little Rock l 2 .333 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. St. Loiils 9 2 ,818 New York 7 3 .700 Cincinnati . 7 4 .C36 Philadelphia ,.: C 4 .COO Brooklyn 5 6 .455 Pittsburgh 3 5 .315 Boston 3 8 .273 Chicago 1 9 .100 AMERICAN LEAGUE .W. L. Pet. St. Louis 10 2 .833 Philadelphia 6 4 .551! New York 5 4 .558 Boston 5 6 .455 Cleveland 5 o .455 Washington 4 5 .444 Detroit 4 1 .364 Chicago 3 7 .300 Yesterday's Results SODTHKKN LKAGUK Open date. NATIONAL LEAGUE Open date. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington II, Boston 4. Cleveland 9, Chicago 3. Only games scheduled. In a day's combat, an Infantry division fires approximately 300 tons of ammunition. RIllEVEEasoonddoothochafo. Form mc <iicalcd coat of protection hetsvecrjBkinanilchafingbcd- 0 ' 0 ""-" "''Hi, tho soothing, medicated powder. The Seasonal Care Cars Need At the change of seasons it is dangerous to neglect your car. Winter lubricants will not fully protect vital parts in summer use, and should be replaced with fresh, summer MOBILOIL and MOBIL- GREASES. Spark Plugs may have become fouled, filters clogged, and cooling system 'choked with rust and sediment, in winter use. Summerhe Service prepares your car for warmer weather. Summerhe NOW to increase your gasoline mileage, for renewed pro; tection against friction and wear, and to help, your car last longer. Today's Games SOUTHERN I.KAGU1! Memphis nt Birmingham. Atlanta at Chattanooga Nashville at Knoxvlllc New Orleans at Little Rock. NATIONAL LKAGUK Boston at Brooklyn. Philadelphia nt New York St. .Lotils at Pittsburgh. Only games scheduled. AMEKICAhTlEAGUE ,J, Chicago at Cleveland V Detroit nt St. Louis New York nt Philadelphia Washington at Boston. • A 15-foot shark -has a 200 pound BOB MALONE PU»ter, Stucco, Ce»eit W.rk Pfcoae 882 CHICKASAW W«t Main Near 21«t St. B»l, itmrj« 12:4!; Sun. itirit 1:U Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 6:45 Coatlnuoui show* Bat. an* Baa. I-asl Time Today "HELLZA POPPIN" with Olscn and Johnson and Martha Kayo. — Universal News Comedy Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "NAVY DAY" tl with Ann Sheridan, J;ick Haley, Martha liayc and Jack Oakic and "LADIES DAY" Lupc Vclcn, Kilillc Albert anil Palsy Kelly ERVICES CHASSIS: <£i "jgffi ..^~ " £ tk ca^-" ta '-- i'sstfs 1 *. « SPARK >«£. ' PLUGS: P' HUERS: "" K U$l«n lo Raymond Gram Swing, Newi Anatyif B|v» Network—Monde/ thru Thundcy nighH NEW THEATRE! Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 MATINEES - ; Saturday & Sunday «t 1 Tuesday —AMKRICAN LEGION NIGHT—I All Proceeds, Less Actual Cost ofi Picture and Tax Go To Hcrrannl Davis Post American Legion For! Completion of Hut. "QUEEN OF BROADWAY" Wilh lioclielle Hudson and Buster Crabbc Also Serial Wednesday & Thursday "NONE SHALL ESCAPE" Marsha Until anil Alexander Kuosj For News and Short THEATRE LUXORA 'PRIDZ OF'THE COMMUNITY' Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 Tuesday PAL NITE 2 Tickets for 30c 'Ladies Day' with Lupc Vcle/i Eddie Albert and Palsy Kcllcy Shorls Wednesday & Thursday 'Pride of the* Yankees' (The Life of Lou Gelirig) wlih Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright and Waller lircmmi Hews of the Day Slmrls

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