The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 5, 1944
Page 8
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(T PAtiE EIGHT Trainers File Derby Entries Blue Grass Classic .Scheduled Tomorrow At Churchill Downs :- LOUISVILLE, May 5 (UP) — Trainers today were reporting at the little white secretary's office at Churchill Downs to get $500 on Uie line to enter their horses In tomorrow's Kentucky Derby. BroJIte Farm's Challenge Me wns the first horse entered hi the 70th running of the Blue Grass classic. /Trainer Dan Cataldo says his horse Is ready for anything and will b« ridden by Jockey Tony Skoron- skf. The coll was second choice In the winter book at 6 to 1, The second entry dropped in the box was for Alerter, Uie 12 to 1 CALLING ALL PORTS Norman Stone and Harold Simpson, two youngsters who may have succeeded Monk Mosley and Sonny Lloyd as the "touchdown twins" for the Blythcvllle Chicks had not (he call to military service Interfered, have been reunited once ngaln. They are in thc Navy and, unless Just recently moved out, arc In San Diego. Cnltf. Both appear to be well pleased with the Navy and are looking forward to further Muc colt who" will be""ridden"by 'Johnny 1j / lcl(et tr " ln "\8 J" lllclr l« r » cu w Adams. lines. . . . LABOR BATTALION— Gramp's Image, grandson ol, joni1 w - Kllls . who scr ™d as ns Man-O-War, has been entered by sl£tl> ' l t ^ the Federal Reserve at Whitcy Abel and will be ridden by B1 S Lnhe "" (ler °- "• Citsn nn<1 • Ioc DOPE BUCKET Otto Grohs. ' Horse number four is 15 to 1 shot Bell Buzzer ridden by Billy Thompson and trained by Charley Sanbofn.' ••-' A .'A. Baronl's Autocrat will go Morton, selected the Seabecs as his branch of (he service ami was sent to Camp Peery, Va., for boot training. He writes that "there is plenty of work to do up (here, and unless I didn't know better, I would swear Br.YTilEVJLLlfl (AKK.) COURIKU NJ3\,'S to the post with jockey Forril Zu- i l wils '" " • labor battalion. Bui I felt aboard llke ll "" e "' lle ad(| s. . . . IT'S AN ILL WIND—that blows nobody The' sixth entry was the fnvorcci Stir Up owned by Mrs. Payne Whitney's Greenlree stable and ridden by Eddie Arcaro. Other entries nre Skylracer. ridden by' Mike Caffarella, American Eagle with Jimmy Thornburg up; Diavolaw with Joe Molbcrt aboard; Shut'Up ridden by Ralph' Eccnrd; Brief Sigh carrying Vlnce Nocinrsc; Opinenow with Jimmy Layton up arid Broadcloth with Georgia Woolf aboard. Today's Games .". NATIONAL 1 LEAGUE New York at Boston. : Philadelphia at Brooklyn. ^Cincinnati at St. Louis. Pittsburgh at Chicago. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at New York, Washington at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Cleveland. Chicago at Detroit. good. . . O. H. Casli lett Big Lake to take a position ns assistant director of the Saint Marks Deluge, near Tallahassee, Fin., second largest gnmc refuse In the United States. . . He had been there Just a short time when our good "uncle" beckoned the director and put him In a different kind of federal work. . . . Cash was placed in charge as director. COMMANDS THE ENEMY Lieut. Troy Car'gile, at one lime of the finest, basketball players tills section ever boasted, has completed lib M.P. training in Michigan and sent to Camp Maxey, Texas. . . He hns a company of German soldiers to command now. . .SENDS CONTRIBUTION — Carson L, Alloy, Navy Mall Clerk in the Scabees at Port 'Huencmc, Calif., hasn't been in the service very long, but long enough to appreciate the tine work that the Red Cross Is doing. . . He recently sent a contribution to Ihe Courier News, along with his subscription. . . "Having seen what a good Job the lied Cross is doing I rfnliM^ttiat all the funds obtain- ed'for tills cruise Is a mere portion for Iheir activities. This Is one organization that deserves more praise than Is given, Just ask nny Senbcc and lie will say the same." • . . Harris Hunt, younger brothc,r of Jimmy and Bill Hunt who paid the supreme sacrifice In this war, Is moving up the ladder In his plan to follow his Illustrious brolherji as f filer. He has been sent lo the Wnco (Terns) Army Air Field for further training. . . CHICKS HOME — I have seen four former Chicks, now In the service, this week. . . Those who nre enjoying furloughs include T-Sgl. Paul Kirklndali, who has been on desert maneuvers; Pfc. J. D. McDermott (Myrtle Beach A. A. F. <S. CO: Sergt. Clyde Perry, ex-manager of the Trlbo (Camp Abbott, Oregon), and A^S nicJinrri Roberts (Scott Field, 111.) . . . Scrgt. Perry said he saw Clyde (Spot) need, prominent baseball pitcher Just before he Jeft. . .. OVERSEAS—Pat Chitman, one time crack guard on the Chicks, has arrived overseas, believed lo be somewhere In Ihe British Isles, AFTElt DINNER .SPEAKER From what I have heard from many sources, local civic clubs missed a golden opportunity for ; some good clean wit and humor I when they let Corp. James Gossett, of the Marine Paratroops, brother to the late Cal Gossett, get by wilh- out having htm talk about some of Ills experiences. . . Mr. and Mrs. Earl Buckley hi particular are still chuckling over the few hours he spent with them one evening. . . He kepi them In studies. . . Corp. Gossetl, a fine athlete who showed his wares as a student In Memphis, has seen considerable combat service In the Southwest Pacific during the past year. . . lie still retains his keen sense of humor, despite tlic many harrowing experiences. . . Someone asked him how many jumps he had mnde. . . ''Not a one", he replied. . . "That (Ipor Is Inrfo enough to drive n small tank through, but it Isn't large enough for me lo jump through. I have been pushed out several times", he explained. . . I Corp Gosselt lias the greatest respect lor the Navy Scabees. . . He comically remarked that on one occasion they stormed an island and all they found was one Senbec and seven dead Japs. . . "What kept you guys?" the Seabce demanded. . "They talk about the Ma- being (he /list lo land," corn Gossett recalls. " Tain't so. The Sonbttw (jet there first cverytime. Why, Uic Marines nre just water uoys for the Seabccs." ... In his appreciation for (he fine work of the Scabees 'Jimmy has sent home a rhyme that his Marine outfit Placed on one of the excellent roads ' liul bum FRIDAY, MAY 5, 1944 > Wc rcacl> thc Mo of Japan. With our hnis at a jaunty tilt. We'll march into the streets of '/ okyo On lhc j( roads lliat thc Seabccs Baseball Standings SOrjTIIKKN LEAGUE W I Birmingham ............ 3 " j'' Atlanta .... 3 Nashvllli) ............ \\\ 3 New Orleans ........ ][[, j I Memphis ........ 2 KnoxvIlJe ....... '.'.'.'.'.'.'. 2 Cluillanoo<;a . r-i •; Ultlo Jtock ............. i NATIONAL LKAUUE W. L. Pet, .750 .000 .COD .500 .400 .•100 .400 10 St. I,ouls Cincinnati ...... Philadelphia ........... 8 New York .............. 7 Brooklyn ...... • 7 1'lltsbmnh ............. 5 Boston ................. 4 Chicago ........... ' . . ' i AMKIUCA.V LLMG1IU W. L. St. Louis .............. 12 ;j New York ............... 7 4 Boston .................. (j Philadelphia ........... 5 Washington ............ 5 Cleveland .............. (i Chicago ............ 5 Detroit ............ ' 5 Pet. .7M .GUI .CG7 .53S .53« .145 .28li .091 Pet. .800 .ran .402 .455 .•1!>5 .•12.1 .311 r> .352 Yesterday's Resulls SOUTIIIUIN l.KAGUU Atlanta 5, Challanoojja 4. Night games: Memphis 4, Birmingham 4. Nashville 5, Kno.xville 4. New Orleans tit Litlle Rock, rain NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis :i. Boston 8. New York 4. Cincinnati at Chicago, postponed. (Only (•aines scheduled) AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 2, Cleveland I. St. Louis 2, Detroit 0. (Only (•nines ichediilcd.) Saturday . . . is ... STRAW HAT DAY! I 111 1 ) iliiiimmd shaped crown anil narrow band give ill is Stetson a crisp masculine <|iialily lliat you'll like, Ihe finely woven genuine Panama and Stclson finish- ing mean extra uonifoil ;ind coolness all summer long. IAD'S 32] MAIN fte ofi'r/eviZ'£c/t#$K&i Beat the heat waves in a STETSON Sennit Hand made by Stetson master craftsmen to give you maximum summer comfort with crisply classical smartness. Lattice mesh all around the crown. Club color bands... <5 322 Main Street for your /. * Summer wardrobe dixie weaves coo/y tailored in the famed shops of HART SCHAFFHER & MARX Exclusively in Blythcvillc at MEAD'S Il's lolly to be uncomfortable when the thermometer goes above seventy degrees as long as cool Dixie Weave suits are available.- Dixie Weave suits are perfect fitting summer suits because they have been designed and tailored by experts who create Hart Schaffnev & Marx year 'round suits . . . suit's lliat are famous for their accurate fitting'qualities. Dixie Weave suits hold their shape because they arc tailored of a fine all-wool featherweight fabric . . . and wool is the only fabric that \vill spring back into shape , after much wearing and wrinkling. So if you wish to have a cool, well-dressed, well-pressed summer, step in and step out in a Dixie Weave.

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