The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 17, 1944
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' .PAGE SIX HLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Boxing Team From Maiden Here Friday The BAAF Boxing Team will meet sluggers of the Mnlden Army Air Field In bouU at the Recrea- lion Hall Friday nlglit, Lieut. Bill Adams; post athletic officer, nn- jiounced today. Plans lor the card are incomplete, but' It " is understood that Stall , Scrgt. Jesse Clements, post boxing Instructor, Is attempting to ready a small tenm composed of his ace leather Ellngcrs for the meeting with the Missourlans. "It'll lake the best men we've got'to lick those guys," he .asserts. "They go in heavily for boxing at Maiden and Itave some professionals helping with the training of their team. They'll have some good men along." Already assured n place on Sergeant Clements' scjurul when the 1 Mlssourinn. 1 ; come are Staff Sergt. Jack P/iisley, light heavyweight" Sergt. A. J. (Cherokee) Hendricks, middleweight; n»d Tech. Bcrgt. Bill Spencer, novice Mld- South Golden Gloves champ of the 118-pound, division. The other members of; ihc local team will he selected within a few days. As a special added attraction, IJenl. • A] Kling, assistant physical training director; Staff Scret, Chris Belkas, physical instructor; and Scrgt. John Fill, former Olympic '.' welterweight weight lifting clinm- pion, will do a difficult hand-balancing act. Golf Tourney Planned For BAAf Enthusiasts -Officers and men of the niyllie- vjlle 'Army Air Field who are golf enthusiasts will participate iu an intra-post tournament scheduled to begin at the Country Club sometime after May 27. Before Mint dale, 18-hole qualifying rounds must be played. Contestants will then be matched accord- Ing to Ihelr qiinlifvinu scores. The tournament Is being sponsored by the Athletic Department and prizes will be awarded. Church-Going 'Beauty* BOSTON (UP) — OJic of Ihc world's, few church-going dogs Is "Beauty," a four-year-old ortmgc- colorcd pup owned by Mrs. Florence Rich of the South End. "Beauty" has been going to church with his mistress for more than three years, The dog occupies a regular seat at tl\e Community Church, sitting dreamily with her chin on the arm of the chair nnc: occasionally dozing during the service. StJoseph . /VSPIRIN WORID'S URCEST SiUER AT 10' DOPE BUCKET BE J. P. FRICKD One of the finest tributes ever jinid a member of the armed forces during this World War If has been received by Mrs. Cliflon Hood <noe Miss Pete Wilson) on behnlf of Her husband, CapUiln "Gene" Hootl, tanner Chick blocking back who Is flying in the Southwest Pacific with tlie Air Transport Command. ' Tlie self explanatory document follows: HEADQUARTERS FIFTH AIR FORCE APO 925 April 0, 1014 Dear Mrs. Hood: lieceiitly your husband, Captain Clitton E. Hood, was decorated with Hie Distinguished Flying Crass. It was an award made In recog- litlon of courageous service lo Ills combat organization, his fellow American airmen, his country, his ":iomc and lo you. He was cited for cxlraordlnary achievement while participating In aerial (lights In the Southwest Pacific Area from August 31 to No- vcmlicr 10, 1943. Your husband look part In sustained operational acllvlty against the enemy during which hostile contact wns probable nnd expected. These fllghU Included dropping supplies and transporting troops over territory that was continually patrolled by enemy aircraft. Often landings were made on fields which were only a tew miles from Japanese buses. These operations aided considerably In the recent successes In this theatre. Almost every hour of every day your husband, and the other husbands of other American women, arc doing such great things as that here In the Southwest Pacific. Theirs Is a very real and very tangible contribution lo victory and to peace. | I would like to (ell you how genuinely proud I am to have men such as your husband In my command, and how gratified I nm to know that young Americans : with thnt he hasn't liceii affected by success; Is the same thoughtful, unassuming chap who left her? more than two years ago. He 'Eald very little about himself. . . what he was Interested In wns''lo get In touch with Hlythc- vlllc boys and former pals In this area. . . "I have run Into a few fellows from home here In New Guinea, nnd If you can give me addresses of some of the oilier fellows out here I would appreciate it, I have been In touch with Jim Crook (Captain James E, Crook, son of Mrs. j. E. Crook, beloved proprietor of the Alumni store at the High school nnd friend to I!.U.S.) since Inst Fall, and I ran into John Burnett, loo. LcRoy Ross (Lieut.) Is here on Ihc same base with me, nnd he Is now flying P-38'.s. H e wouldn't, trade H for Anything. "Be sure and let me know if you have any addresses out this way, because I get around quite a bit in this part ol the world and will probably get to look up anyone In ihls neighborhood." Only recently Gene was at Bougainville nnd dldnt know that Norman "Monk" Mosley was there. . . What a pity! . . . The "Monk" hasn't, seen anyone from home since he left Ihe Slates approximately a year ago, . . He did cn- counler a boy from Newport whom he knew. Jackie Byrd Will Perform In Exhibition Bout Here Friday Jackie liyrd, lilythevlllc professional boxer who has shown prom-i Ise In liouts with some of the leading welterweights of the country, will appear in an exhibition bout when the I5AAF Boxing Team plays host lo the slug-squad from the Maiden Army Air Field at the Recreation. Hall Friday night at 8:15 o'clock, LieuU Bill Adams, post athletic officer, announced today. According lo liio officer, Byrd, who Ls well-known to sports enthusiasts of this station, has agreed to meet an unspecified opponent from Maiden in a bout that will supplement six fights between military personnel of the two slallons. This will give BAAF fans a chance to sec one of Ihe most promising welterweights In the business go Into action. Byrd conquered such able leather throwers as Lew Jenkins, ex-lightweight champ of Ihe world, and Tommy HrlUon, a clever and dangerous welterweight, ln~lQ12. During 1243 and 1914, he spent most of his lime In California, where he met some of the best men In the game nnd beat many of them. In one of his most recent bouts, he fought Henry Armstrong, onetime holder ol llirec worid titles, and did well agnfnst th c Negro veteran until a lucky punch floored hbn In the fourth round, Lieutenant Adams lias announced that the Maiden boxing coach, while refusing to name Byrd's opponent, has promised to bring a man capable of giving the Blytheville ace some real compctllion. In other bouts Friday night, Tech, Sergl. William Spencer, novice 118-pound novice champ of thc> 1944 MldSouth Golden Gloves Tournament, staff Sergl, Jack Paisley, light heavyweight, Sergt. A. J. (Cherokee) Hcndrlcks, middleweight, and three other men who have not yet been selected, will see action against the Maiden sluggers. In n special added attraction, Sergl. John Fill, former Olympic weight-lifllng champion; Lieut. Al Kllng, assistant, physical training director; nnd Staff Sergl. Chris Bclkas, physical instructor, will put on a hand-balancing exhibition. 'file. bouts will be presented under the supervision of Staff Sergt. Jesse L. Clements, post boxing Instructor, and will be free lo military personnel and their families. 19 To Graduate Tomorrow Night At Steele, Mo. STEELE, Mo,, May 17.—Graduation exercises will be held tomorrow nlghl nt the high school auditorium for the 19 members of the senior class of Slcelc Iltgh School, arc fighting onr country's battles against aggressor nations. You, Mrs. Hood, have every reason lo share that pride nnd gratification. Very sincerely, (Signed) George C. Kenncy Lieutenant General, Commanding Mrs. Cliflon E. Hood, 121 W. Ky. St., Blythcvillc. Ark. Only Ihls week I had n very nice letter from Cnptnln Hood—Gene to me, regardless ot his air achievements. . . It vox clearly evident PLUMBING AND HEATING I'limps . . . Well Pipes . . . Strainers BUTLER ENGINEERING CO. Osctola, Ark. Phone 640 D.P.LI 4 Cottonseed 1 3-32 to 1 l/s Inch Staple Early Variety ALSO ARKSOY SOYBEANS 2913 Sec EARLMAGERS ng from the eighth grade. Prof. A. C. McGill of Southeast Missouri State Teachers College, )e Glrardcmi, Mo., will deliver the commencement address, and diplomas will Iw presented by the vice president ol the Bonrci of Education, Frank Huffman. The program will be as follows: Processional, Mary Helen Dnvis; Invocation, Ihe Rev. Marvin Nlblnck; Sundown, junior high chorus; pinno solo, Gloria Yarbroiigh; Introduction of the speaker, Supt. O. T. Coil: address, Prof. McGill; vocal solo, J. W. Boninr; presentation of diplomas to eighth grade graduates, Thelbcrt Bishop, member of the Board of Education; presentation of senior high school graduating class, Delmnr Prlfchard; presentation oi diplomas, Frank Huffman; benediction, the Rev. Mr. Nlblack. Chicks Gain Softball Win Over Osceola The BlylliCTille Chicks handed the Osceola Scmlnoles their first defeat leic Friday iiflcrnoon In a fast softball game. The final score was I to 2. The opening frame found the Chicks in good form. Johnson got a hit olf an error, followed by Thompson walking to first. Next butter was Chcslcr Caldwcll whose double drove in Johnson and Thompson to pul the Chicks Into in early lead. The visitors were unable to tally In their half of the first inning. The firsl three halters were put out, tbiis retiring the Keminoles. The second liming was uneventful K'HIi neither team making n score. Same story for the third Inning. Things started to pop in the fourth as the Seminolcs got in their only Iwo runs. Roberts got a three- bagger nnd wns driven in by Moore, who knocked Ihc only home run ol the game. The Chicks then settled down mid put the next three out. It was not until the last half of the (ifth inning that Blythevillc s able lo muke another score. vAt- klns got a lilt nnd advanced around to third. From there he was brought in by Fnrr, who got a elenn single over short Held. During the game Osceola got six hits, driving in two runs. Blytheville got nine hits. Charles Roy Lutes took tlic batting honors by getting two hits out of two trips to the plate. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Chattanooga at Memphis, twilight, night. Allimln at Little Rock. Knoxville at New Orlcnas, two. Nashville at Birmingham. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York nt Chicago. Philadelphia at Cincinnati. Boston nt St. Louis. Brooklyn at Pittsburgh, night. AMERICAN IE AGUE Cleveland nt Washington, night. Detroit a Philadelphia, night. Chicago at New York. St. Louis at Boston, two. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Birmingham i 13 6 Atlanta 10 i Litlle Rock ' 10 i Nashville 3 0 Memphis ,... 10 9 Chattanooga . '. 5'12 New Orleans 4 12 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. xSt. Louis 18 G xPhiladclphla 12 9 Cincinnati 13 10 Pittsburgh 10 10 Brooklyn .' n 12 Boston 12 14 New York !. 11 13 Chicago 4 17 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. New York 14 i St. Louis 15 10 x Wash ing Ion 14 S Philadelphia u 10 Chicago 11 13 xClcveland . 10 15 Boston 3 14 Dclroit 9 16 Walnut Ridge 9 Plays At Home Blythevillc Returns Visit There Friday; Cape Game Cancelled The I3AAF Baseball Team will eo to the V/alnul Kldge Army Air Field Friday for a Rame with Ihe stumd from Hint station, Lieut. Bill Adams, post athletic officer, said today. The locals' game with the Capahas of Cape Glrardeau, Mo., scheduled for there Sunday, will not l>e played, however. The name was cancelled nt Lieutenant Adams' request because of the BAAF-Fomlh Perry Command contest to be played nt Memphis Monday. With so many week-end games scheduled, the officer and Stalf Sergt, Robert Tubbs, manager of the Blyllicvillc nine, decided to call off the .name v.'itli the Missourlans because of a slwrt- ngc of available' pitchers. Tubbs' pitching selection for Mic Walnut Ridge game has not uce'i announced, but Tech. Sergt, Ralph Nixon, righthander, will probably be the starting mmimlsinun against the Perry Command Monday. Nixon defeated Newport here Sunday by n '1-0 score. WEDNKSDAY, MAY 17, 19-M Lucius Notice Is hereby given that the *"" tlu * **' '• ltfon Sf. undersigned will within the time D/OS At Memphis Home fixed by law apply lo the Comniis-1 ,„„,,, . , , . _ sloner of nevenucs of the State of ..^'"l, A ' ,V Uon , Sr " ror " ler Arkansas for n permit to sell beer 1J 'J"' cvlI1 < ! resident and an employe at retail at 109W South Division, ?/ " m ,i )hs ,?' sh , ei ' Aircraft com_ .. . _ . •"""••) DftlW. fllPfl Pjfn>i«tnir rt f t (ir>isvn>* .n * Olythevllle, Mississippi County, The undersigned states that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of n felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that pany, died Monday afternoon at his home In Memphis alter a short Illness. He was 50. was born in Bon Aqua, moved to Memphis from Mrs, license to sell beer by the under- R r .' L „ ^"» - ? sinned has I*™ revaknl within fi™ , R ff' l LlUon Smlth > Memphis, reg- iigned lias been revoked within five years last past; and that Ihe undersigned has never been convlctcj of violating the laws of this state, or any other stale, relating to the sale of alcoholic, liquors, Crosslown Cafe. Lilllnn Camp. Subscribed and sworn to Ijefore me this IB day of May. 1944. Samuel P. Morris (Seal) Notary Public. My commission expires Sept. 8, 1940. , , istered nurse. He also leaves wife, Mrs. Muudlc Ullon, two ol A er daughters, Mrs. J. D. Dickinson; I Washington, D. c.; Mrs. Paul G. Fitzgerald, Memphis; three sons, Lucius A. Litton Jr. of the Marines, San Diego, Cal.; Allen E. Lllton of the Marines, Ocean Side, Cal., and Carl Litton, Memphis; two sisters, Mrs. James Lovell. 1'lainview, Texas, and Mrs. Perry Hughes, Carthage, Tenn., and two brothers, diaries and William Lll- ton, Bon Aqua. Catnlimi Plant Su'llrliccl SAN DIEGO, Cal. <UPI—The last Catallna (PBY-5A) to be built in! Consolidated Vultcc's San Diego plant has been dellveicd to the Navy after a final 5-hour shakedown in which Ihc pilot, Capt. W. c. Lincoln, "just didn't have the heart to bring her down too soon." Production of the Catalinas is being transferred from San Diego to Couvair, New Orleans, La., plant. Pet. .68-1 .588 .588 .529 '.52<i .500 .294 .250 Pel. .750 .571 .5(55 .500 .-118 .402 .458 .190 Pet. .661 .GOD .602 .565 .458 .400 .364 .3 GO WARNING OKDKU la the Chancery Court, Cliickasaw- ba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Marilyn Lewis, Plaintiff, VS. No. 8603 Luke H. Lewis, Defendant. ,.t Tlie defendant Luke H. Lewis is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in Ihc court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Marilyn Lewis. Dated this 9 day of May, 10i4. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Doris Muir, D. C. Percy A. Wright, Atty. for Pitt. Clnudc F. Cooper, Atty. ad Lltcm. 5110-17-24-31 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 15, Chattanooga 2 Little Rock IB. Atlanta 12. New Orleans 8, Knoxville 6. Nashville C. Birmingham 4. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 1, CIncinnall 0. Chicago 7. Brooklyn.6. Philadelphia at St. Louis, game called. New York at Pittsburgh, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 10, New York 4. Philadelphia 4,:Detroit 3. St. Louis 7, Boston 3. Washington 3, Cleveland 2. THE MALARIA MOSQUITO IS AFTER YOU! Get her wilh FLIT ,.. before sho lias a cjiaiico to sprend chilling-burning miseries from n sick man to you. Spray FLIT i:i dark corners and on stagnant water . . . where the mnlnria carrier lurks and breeds. Spray it on every mos-' quite you see. It's a quick and pasy way to wipe out all mosquitoes. Buy FLIT ,. . today! A, FLIT kills flies, ants, moths, bedbugs and all mosquitoes. BE SURE IT'S FLIT! ASK rot iKt renew CONIAIMH wiw IHC »IACK IANDI •i MB ^"'«vi Ml Buying Logs Of All Kinds. BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Ulythcvillc, Ark. Ketd Courier Re wmut »a». Have a "Coke"=You're back among friends .,. or a way to put soldiers at ease In its atmosphere of kindliness, home is hospitality headquarters with Welcome so often summed up in three words, Have a "Coke". To a service man it expresses a bond of understanding and friendliness. He hears it quite often at camp-over there as over here. It's one of his ways of saying You're my pal Around the globe, Coca-Cola is spreading the custom of the pause that rejreshes,-hzs become a symbol of che friendly in many lands. Coca-Cola is the friendly drink to have and serve at home, (OTHED UNOSR AUIHORItV OF tHE COCA-COU COdfANY IY COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYHEVILLE "Coke" = Coca-Cola It's natural for popular name! to acquire fncridly abbicvia- *; fl , , ' I (ions. That's why you heat Coca-Cola called "Coke". . 01944 Iki C-C Co. 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