PAGE SIX '—"- I •> ' I BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COUfilER NEWS Sports Group Names Nelson As President DOPE BUCKET R. A. Nelson manager of Hie Blylhevllle Dr. Pepper bottling company was elected president of BV J. P, FRIEND the local chapter, of the Wildlife Federation at a business meeting last night at the. County Court house. Bill Wallers of Osceola was named . vice-president. Other officers °. e * n ['"'" , . , . , , include: Mrs. Buford Orr, secretary, *»"* llav « bccn bt ' kill B homs wilh and B. p. 1 Brogdon, treasurer. '" ri """'' n ' W. J. Driver, former congressman of Osceola, .was selected as chairman of the board of directors. To ferve with him are: C. G. Redman, E. R. Jackson, Ross Steveas. Charles Colemah, Csceola; A. B. Hall, and C. E. Keck. W. N. (Bill) Orr heads the advisory board composed of Ernest Halsell, C.- G. Redman, W. W. Hawkins. Jess Horner and A. D. Hall. •...•' Leon Smith" li'ns named attorney, and Ben Hall auditor. The fpltoiving committees were LAND OF MISERY The war spotlight lias recently been turned on India where the Allies have been locking horns wllh a desperate Jap attempt lo get a fooUiold there. Lieut. E. B. Rogers, former Bly- Iheville High school honor graduate ami ex-Chick track star, who has been stationed In India for more than a year, gives n bil of Information about conditions and customs there in an interesting letter to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Uornm. . "India is known ax (he land appomled: Membership T F of mystery but we Americans called it the land of misery as It Is ovci'jjoputaleil, 389.000,000 people In nn nrca smaller thnn the U. S. which lias only 139.000,000. Tlie peo- i pie are very (Doe) Bain,"clialnnailTMikc*Mer-i )icfs rel!1I ' d VW'?™ n »<! education oriey and' Warren Jackson P"o- '' ntller thnn aid them. The caste /ccts—W.-N. Orr. chairman; 'noone s .vstem still u'mta, loo. find tills is Hall, C. G. ncdman, niloy Duncan a V;CIOLIX practice. Poverty and (Manila), Wilbur Hayes and Je.ssI f """ ne arc "Iwj's present it) In- Horner, with others'to be added I" 1 " 1 ' nul " 10 blrtl1 r!ltc is tenifir. Publicity—J. p. Friend and T P nnci "I'lngcs to exceed (he death ! Dean. .Finance — Ernest Hnlscll' rrUc by n Bn(Kl majority. 1 passed chairman; C. B. Wood, Jr mil ""'oiiBh the famine area and saw Higginson, R. L. Wade Sr' and human skeletons walking around and Treasurer Brogdon. " i''egging foi our garbage. A pool 1 President Nelson explained that ma " '" A " lollc a Is rich In compnrl- some of. the 'committees are Incomplete and others left open to be increased with enlarged membership. The • Federation went on record as endorsing the proposed state amendment that will eliminate the Arkansas Game and Pish Commission from politics. William V. Taylor of Chicago, general engineer for Ihc U. S. Wildlife Service, spoke, as did T. A. McAmis, of Little Rock, executive secretary of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and B. A. Lynch, president of the Drainage District, n. Singers Will Meet Community .singing wil| be held Sunday afternoon, 2 o'clock at the Gosnell church, it was announced today. Visitors are welcome al the sing- Ing, which is held on the first Sunday in each month. son with a poor Indian. Any American who spends a year or more over here will appreciate home much more than he did before leaving for overseas for India isi still very primitive and backward. HAS TICA TARTY . . . "A large ten plantation k near our crimp nn ( | the English malinger and his wife Invited as over for tea in the afternoon. Wo usually dropped in several evenings each week for a game of fun-Inn. 'Iheir bungalow was quite comfortable and servants came running when the pukkha sallit whistled for them. Tea usually consisted of tea or coffee, cuslnrd pic, cookies or cake, so you can easily understand why I liked teir timo, or tiffin as it's known over here. The best of all was Ihc delicious ice cream after nn evening of curds, or just silling around, talking. . . A few hundred yards from our camp is a dense jungle and It is really Hie thickest ttingle of (all grass, trees, vines, creepers and thorns I )mve ever seen, Trnik load down to the river nml Ihe hank is covered with (mete at clejiliantii, wnlcr bufCnlocs, tiger, deer niidotli- er .smaller nnlmals. . . . Tlie jungle is about tlip ((iiletest place in the world, . . ." CONl'inKNT OF VICTORY Scrgt. Melvin l.iipldes, one of the Urciit all-ruund athletes ever developed In Mississippi County, writes Warden Joe N. Whltley from New Cnleiulonln Hint "we Imvc the wnr won but just how much longer it will be before these ||%$&*?(X Jniw realize it I don't know," A native Osccolon, Melvin Is check clerk In the Q.M. registration .section and stales lie has a "iromJcrfiil job." lip says "nil of us over here want nollilng move limn to set our feet buck down on that food ol e U.S.A. soil. Umisiinlly oulslnndlni; In nil forms of sports, Melvin is best remembered by lits tremendous speed Every year he usually ran: mwiy with tile county and district, dashes H<: nlso had extra baseball, tnlenls and might have done well Inul he elected lo go into proiesiloiHil tail. • • . Speaking of pro unsebail, re- inmils that Bernard Gooch had n recent eant from Mcut. Col -D' Pred rnylor. Jr., wlio ts j n England BAAF Boxers Will Perform AtDyersburg An eight man squad composed of members of the IIAAP Boxing Team will Journey lo Dyersbnif, J enn., Friday for return touts with (no Army Air Field .sluggers of Hint stalion. The local team will be led by Tech. Kgi. William Spencer iig- poiind novice Mid-South Golden Gloves chump, and Sergt. Robert Morgan, 194:! novice Arkansas AAU welterweight tlllcliolder. Featured on the team will be the boxing talent of oilier veterans of both Golden Gloves and AAU competition Staff scrijl. Jack Paisley 175- pouiuler, weiil to the finals In [he recent .slue-tournament at Memphis before losing n etouc decision Corp. ivy Sjiann, IDS-poundcr also did well in the Mid-South fracas losing In. the finals nftcr having .demonstrated considerable ability 'in earlier hoiils. staff Sergt. Don Ui.-uidon, 105-pounds, has been out of_ncllon during much of this sea- Col. Tiiyloi' wns Itleiitiried with the Osccola club when it was a member of the Northeast Arkansas League. ... lie also was' quite a I'luyer, though limiting his nlav lo semi-pro circles. . . . p c ler I'Avfch. who (lid a lot. of inficldiiiK , for the BJylhcvlllc Giants, Is in I '.ngbnd, too. . .'. Ma j ov Alb(jrl .Hidings saw Pete's name in the lineup of an American team while , "™° social work over (here last son but participated In both Gol- ilen Gloves and AAU competition i a.s a member of Ihe local team In isn. Corp. James Nctimcycr, 155 poinuls, is likewise nu oldtimc member of (lie BAAF team who has seen plenty of action. Staff Sergt. Jesse L. Clements, post boxing Instructor ever since this sport has been In existence at the HAAP, will also take two novices to the Dyersbnrg fray. They are Sergt. Raymond Cliilcoat, 132 pounds, who has participated in several bouts since Joining the tenm but lacks tournament experience my Pvl. John Wciet, IDS pounds a new addition lo the team. The Dyerstairg bouts will be ro- lurn scraps, the Tennesseans having toil five fights to the locals in a recent meeting here, while winning- only one decision. The Blythevllle team will, however, be weakened Friday night t>v the loss of Sergt. A. J, Jieiul- licks. veteran 'middleweight who is out of action with a hand Injury, and We. William Heed, (alenle'd Negro welterweight, who lias teen nimble to get into shape thus far this .wason. •I He Dyersbnrg fighters will come here May 12 for a third engagement with the local lealhcr-sllng- ers. of Joe Weinbcrc. KJrsl and Final Jieport—James Terry, Administrator, Estate of Thuma.s 13, Hiiyiies. All parlies interested in the above nutters will hereby take notice that settlements are on flic In the County and Probate Clerk's Office and are subject to inspection by any Interested parlies. Dated this the 4lh day of May 1944. T. W. POTTER, County and Probate Clerk. By Elizabeth Blythe, (SEAL Deputy Clerk. •fe Used Car Values L n .Now is your opportunity fo bur a LOW JITLRAOR Ford or Clievrolet widi a Guarantee Tluit Really Counts. Own ;i Cily-Drivcn Cur sliipped here from Ihe East Coast. j 940 CHEVROLET "Masicr Deluxe" COACH 1941 FORD "Super Deluxe" TUDOR SEDAN 1941 CHEVROLET "Special Deluxe" COUPE 1941 FORD "Deluxe 6-Cyl." TUDOR SEDAN J941 FORD "Super Deluxe" CONVERTIBLE CC. See Our Other "Foremost Value" Used Cars Now. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Tel. 453 Walnut at Sth Straw Hat Day SATURDAY May 6th Choose yours today from a — wide variety of weaves k] CTIMllfr andstyfes.Tf-enewstrows "6W ilRAWS are lighter, cooler and better looking than ever. Priced '1 ' They'll give your morale a f" 95 hoost every time you wear And Up to them. I. Rosenthal, ) Main At Railroad, in Blythevillc N'OTK.'K OK SCTTT.KMKNT 01' AOMIS'lKTIlATOItS, filJAIWIANS AM) OUIMTOIIS Notice is hereby given that settlements have teen filed and will be subject to confirmation at the May 0, I9>I4 term of tlic Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas in the following matters to-wit: Final Keuort and Account—Rose Oralrer We.inlicrg. Executrix, Estate Child Health Program Held At Harrison School Carrie B. While, ex-teacher of Harrison high school, was the principal speaker at the Child Health Day program held at the school on May 1, culminating a health program recently staged by JHIJKSDAY, MAY d, 19<M the school. . . •• • • .Other speakers on the program were King II. Nunn, who spoke on physical fitness, and A E Wiley county snpej visor. The proclamation was read by Ellen Smith, county nurse. The club is to receive certificates siivarrt from (ho tj. g. i>m )nc Baseball Standings SOUTHERN I.EAOUK VV. L. Pet. Knoxville Birmingham 3 Atlanta 2 Chattanooga 2 New Orleans 1 Memphis •> Little Rock i Nashville . i NATIONAL LEAGUE W. f,. St. Louis 10 3 Cincinnati 8 4 I'hilndelphln 8 -1 New York 7 5 HrocUyn 7 G I'iltslwrg!) '.4 fi Haslon . 3 10 Chicago i 10 .150 .750 .500 .500 .500 .400 .333 .250 Pet. .789 .(M7 .CUT .S83 .538 .400 .231 .091 AM1JKIC/VN LEAGUE St. Louis New York Hoston Cleveland Philadelphia . .. Washington . .. Detroit Chicago ,C3G .402 W. 1,. Pet. 11 3 .180 7 G C 7 .4(52 1 U .455 6 .455 .385 .333 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Chattanooga 3, Atlanta 7. Birmingham 5, Memphis 4. Knoxville 12, Nashville 7. Now Orleans at Little Rock, rain NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 7, New York 1. Brooklyn 4. Boston 3. St. Louis 5. Pittsburgh 1, Cincinnati 10. Chicago 4. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 3, Philadelphia 1. Huston 11, Washington 10. Cleveland 9. Chicago 4. St. Louis 7, Detroit 4. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Birmingham, night Nashville at Knoxville. New Orleans at Little Rock, two Atlanta at Chattanooga. NATIONAL LEAGUK New York at Boston. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Cincinnati at Chicago. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit nt St. Louis, Chicago at Cleveland, games scheduled. . . . is . Sfraw hars that are cool, comfortable, casual and— becoming, even to the man who thinks he can't wear one. Try one on and learn something about new smartness and comfort in a Summer hat. These are light and airy, the weaves and trims are quality fab- rics. Select yours now. Shapes and shades for every fancy. Price Range: $1.95 to $6.50 DOBBS Sfraws-3,50 up R. D. Hughes Nationally Advertised Mans Wear. ...^ tj. u, J-UI/IIU- Health Service in WashingUw, D. Elmer VULCANIZING Tire & Tube Repair Cotton Belt R.K. 4. a |l», 11 (Former!/ wild Enelw A*. Pin Freshest Stock Guaranteed Rest Prices Kirfey Ilrag Stores 6KASA West Main Nfar 21st St. Sat. iUrl« 12:45; Sun. stard i : « Nlelit shows 5:45 Except Monilny, opens 6:45 Conllnuoni sliowj S«t. »i5d Run. Last Time Today Double Feature "NAVY DAY" with Ann Sheridan, .lacli Haley, Marllia Kayc :mil .Jack Oatsie and "LADIES DAY" with I.upe Vi-lc/, Eildic Allierl and 1'alsy Kelly Friday and Saturday Double Feature "OUTLAWS OF THE CHEROKEE TRAIL" with The Tliree ,1Jcs(|iii(err5 :ind "BEHIND PRISON WALLS" irith Alan Haslcr and Gertrude >lirliiicl. Sfrnl: "Don V.'iiwlnw of the Ciiasl \Onaid" Comctly - THEATRE * Manila's Finest Shows Nightly at 6:30 ,-, MATINEES .-vf Saturday & Sunday at 1 Last Time Today "NONE SHALL ESCAPE" with Marsha llunl unrt Alexander Knox Far \c\rs and Sliurt Friday "JAAA SESSION' willi Ann Miller Serial anil Short ----- —^— VI Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:30 Last Time Today (The Life of F.IIII ficlirif with tiary Ooopcr, Teresa Wris atul Walter lireiin.iii News of the Day Shofts Friday and Saturday willi KusMll Hiiyilnn, Dull Tnylor and Alma Tarrnll Serial: "KiiiK of t| lc AToimlles"
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month