The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 18, 1944
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BLYTIIEVILLK (AUK.) COURIKH NKWS THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1944 Golfers To Seek Arkansas Title Meet Will Be Held At Fort Smith On June 2, 3 and 4th By JOHN ir. KKLFOUI) United Press Stall Correspondent UTTLK RCCK, May 18 (UP) — The : : -Arkansas' Golf Association's annual tournament, sclieduled to be played over the Hardscrnliblc Country clyb course al Port Smith ' June 2, 3 mid 4, Is going to be one ol those wide open ntfairs—and anybody is liable to sizzle through lor the slate golf crown. Of course, the majority ot the field will lie composed of Arknnsns llnksters. But from all Indications, there arc goliig to be plenty of .crack ' out-of-staters gunning for the championship. In fact, Tourney Chairman C. B. Mlllard says Tulsa. Okla., Is going to send "a sizeable delegation And Chick.Evnns of Chicago, former national open and amateur king, has slated his Intentions ol making" the Arkansas tournament if iwssible Plenty of club swingers from:. Tennessee, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas me expected to be on hand when the first threesome tee-off. It is believed that the 1943 champ, Johnny Willenhsirg of Memphis, will be back lo defend his title. Wittenburg, now stationed at Slicp- jmrd Field, Tex., had planned to enter the cancelled Little Rock tourney. So lie may travel to Fort Smith to compete. •Zie DOPE BUCKET BY J. f. FRIEND (•LANS ALREADY MADE' If all Ihc boys In the service, particularly Hie Navy, feel the same way ns docs Elmer Lindsey A-S, Lhere is going to be a lull in the laundry business anil a boom In the manufacturers. . . Writing his parents. Constable and Mrs. Arch Lindsey, from "boot" canty al the San Diego, Cnlif., base, Ihe former crack Chick linesman insists lhat "Ihc first thing he is going to get for his wife after this war Is over Is n washing machine." , . . In the three weeks that he has been In Hie Navy this clothes washing has smacked him right in the face wilh a pafnfu! rebound anrf lie is determined to do something nl>out it when he set-s home. . . Elmer (his dad always refers to him as Peck) is sold on the Navy, though he admits it Is n "shade rough" . . . Already II lias seemed to him' that he "has walked 500 miles and has Jusl started." ... He wns looking for- Men In Service Pvt. Robert Edward Nelson, son of Mr. and.Mrs: Robert Nelson of Huffman, has been graduated from the tank school at Camp Elliott, Sau Dlcgo. Calif., where he Is in training with . the Marines. Private Nelson attended Armorc-1 junior high school and was n fanner before entering the Marine Corps In No\ember, 1043. His wife nnd two daughters also ninkc their home at Huffamn. Pvt. Harold B. .Wright, who recently .was inducted into service has been sent lo the Ordnance Heplaccmetil Training Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Mel., where he 'will receive his basic Imm'.nj as an' Ordnance, soldier. ward to his first 3-day pass when he last wrote . . . ."We are going ito town and get a steak as big s 'Charlie' Partlow's foot and as lick ns Marcus Gnines," he said The five who left here to- cthcr—Lindsey, Partlow, Gaines arris McCnlln and Tliad Nlcol— re sllll intact . . . Partlow Is Ihc nly one of Ihc group who docs no avc to go through the apprcnlio eninan training . . . Highly sklllc< i typing mid shorthand—he's a for icr court reporter—Charlie already as been stationed In the Provos fnrshnll's office'mill slated for-a cast a yoeman's rating . . . Elmc aid that all arc standing the train ng very well . . . Ife is the only inc who hasn't, started "peeling 'ft" yet. ON CUACK TEAM ' . Elmer was a three-letter earner •Hli the Dlylhcvillc Chicks nml goes lown in history as one of the finest guards in tribal grid history. . . He crvcrt his (list under Charley Krn- ncr and hail a couple of seasons mdcr Carney LaslLc (now Lieut. USNR on duty in the Southwest Pa- Hciskclt Made Chairman Of State Planning Board i LITTLE ROCK, May 18 (UP>Editor, J. N. Helskell of the Arkmi BBS; Gazette has been .appointci chairman of the Arkansas Plan n Ing Board .by Governor Adtdns. Heiskell; who has been u ineinbc ot the board since It wns organize In 1935, succeeds Ben H, W.oolei Woolen', former president of th Federal Home Loan Bank of Lltti Rock, is now vice president of th Ttcpubltc National Bank of Diilltu Texas. ' ; Adkins says he has not yet de cided upon n successor to T. i" Aycock of Fouest City who Vcccnl IV lesigncd as a member of tl State Police Commission. Aycock resgincd to run for coui ty. judge of St. Francis County. iicn who received laterals from Ihe plorfnl "llciky" and permitted to core touchdowns. Blylheville .cfcfilcd Mcsslck High of Mein- iliis, 85-0, In a shower thai Thanks- ilvlntj Day . . . The Chicks during lint memorable season scored more hnn 500 points, were undefeated, md laid claim to the state tille. . . Pine Dlult refused lo meet ,hom in a post-season championship game, despite a Hat guarantee, of $2000. iAUGllT IN BASKBAM, Lindsey iitso wns uuLstnndliif; It: baseball and Softball ... lie wns a ucmlwr of Coach Kramer's fine .cams and showed considerable iromlse both as a catcher and hitter ... His big bat packed plenty of power . . , Coach Kramer prc dieted that Elmer would make th< profcssloiiRl grade but lie did no make a bid, though he did play considerable in local semi-pro clr jreenville Nine Will Play Here Mississippians Will Invade Blytheville On May 27 and 28th The BAAF Baseball Team will "eel Hie Greenville, Miss., Army Air Reid nine—nmncrs-up in Uic ID43 Mid-South Service Camp rournnmcnti—In games here May 27 liul 28, Lieut, Hill Adams, post athletic officer, .sold today. This wil] lie Uic first meeting-between the two teams this season though they arc old rivals, Blylhe- vlllc hnvlng defeated the Mississlp- plans In three games last summer. Of particular interest lo local funs is the knowledge that Pvt Gene Slocksdnle, Greenville rlfrtH- linndcd pitcher who won a berth on the 1943 Mid-South Service Camp All-Star Team, will start one of Hie games against the BAAF Stocksdiilc going great guns Winner By a Neck clcs, Elmer look an active pail hi th city soflball league when it was dill sway from 103-1 lo 1337. HI hitting and fielding held up well and among the best. Marcus Gaines, a big, tall right- hander, at one lime was considered one of the brightest, pitching prospects in this part of the coupliy. . . .A consistent winner in .semipro competition, he joined the Monroe (La.) club in the Cotlon States league one year and was well'on the way to stardom when his arm went bad, forcing him to return liome. Critics believe Unit lie would have Gone high In pro baseball liait he elected sooner, claiming he chose lie career after passing his peak. again this year, having pitched a no lilt-no run game In the season's opener against Ihc Columbus. Ohio, Army Air Field l«im, slrlk- Ing out 10 men. in his second st.'ii't. he won n second victory, striking out 21 men. Unfortunately, from the standpoint of local fans, Corp. Mclvin I'liincll. ace southpaw of the Blytheville mound squad and himself a selection on the 1043 Mid-South All-Star leain, will nol be present for competition against SUickscialu. Panic! I Is on furlough mirt Staff --'.. ( Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. [,. Pet. Birmingham 13 Little Hock ........... 11 Allunla 10 Nashville 10 Memphis 11 Knoxvllle 0 New Orleans 5 13 Challanooea 5 14 x-Nlght game. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. t. Louis 18 7 Cincinnati 14 10 hiladelphla . 12 10 x-Plltsburgli 11 10 Boston 13 14 New York 12 13 (-Brooklyn 11 13 Chicago 4 18 x-Nlght game. AMERICAN M!A(iUE W. L. New York 14 8 x-Washington 14 10 St. Louis lli 11 x-Phllartelphla 13 11 Chicago 12 13 x-Cleveland 11 15 Boston 0 15 x-Delrolt 10 Iti x-N(glH game. over, Hollo! Dolly Ruth Wheeler warms up for bullilogging event of UfUdoiado Days rodeo at Las Vegas, Nev Cheers Instead of Jeers BOSTON (UP)—Almost 1GB years Sorgt. nobert Tubbs, manager of liie BAAF nine, lias not yet announced who Ills pitchers will be in the games with the Mlssissip- pians. lo Ihc dale American rebels chascc red-coaled General Gnge out o Boston, Genera! Gage 'returned wearing regulation olive-drab. No bullets but plaudits greeted Brig Gen. Philip S. Gage when he re ccatly arrived here (o take over command of the harbor defenses. .850 .012 .555 .555 .570 .500 .278 .203 Pet. .120 .583 ,545 .524 .481 .480 .458 .182 Pet. .030 .582 .503 .541 .480 .440 .375 .384 AMERICAN LEAGUE Uoslon 5-8, St. Louis 1-12. Chicago 4, New York 0. Detroit 2, Philadelphia 1. Cleveland 4, Washington 2. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Chattanooga at Memphis, night. Nashville at Birmingham. Atlanla at Little Rock. Kno.xvllle at New Orleans. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at Pittsburgh. New York at Chicago. Philadelphia at Cincinnati, night. Boston at St. Louis, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE Bctroit at Philadelphia. Chicago at New York. St. Louis lit Boston. Cleveland at Washington, night. The favorite wins only about 31 per cent ot the time in horse racing. . • Bud uounei wewi wont «4i Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 4-10, chatfanooga 3-10. Little Rock 5, Atlanta 4. Nashville 11, Birmingham 9. New Orleans 1-0, Knoxvllle 0-8. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 5, St. Louis 1. New -York 10, Chicago 6. Cincinnati 0. Philadelphia, 5, called eighth, rain. Pittsburgh 8, Brooklyn 5, called sixth. FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarass Many wearers of false teeth have sulfercd real embarrassment Iwcause their plate dropped, sllpiwd or wab- bled at just the wrong lime. Do not live In fear of this happening to you. Just sprinkle a little FAS- TEETH, the alkaline (non-acid) powder, on your plates. Holds false teeth more firmly, so they feel more comfortable. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get PASTEETH at any drug store. cific) Elmer was first string [ on Uic great and powerful 035 team, considered by many able critics as the greatest, most potent eleven ever developed not only here, jut in stale prep circles. "Buddie"—so called by Ills sister, iulh, and mother—was n slashing type of guard, fast, : aggressive and, consequently, spent much time roaming in the opponents' hackficld . |lc was a smart linesman at diagnosing plays mid seldom wns caught in a "mouse trap" . . . lie- cause of his blocking power and speed afoot he usually led-the interference for the'''vcrsatlle 'backfield that Included Uic 'great Hcr- schell Mosley, Eddie Sallba, Alfred "Slick" Meredith' arid Homer Bo- sbarse . . . For Ills fine work Ilia "season Elmer received honorable mention on the all-slate team, and placed on the all-district elovoi chosen by the Courier News am Ihe two Jonesboro papers. . One of Elmer's proudest moment came during the fliuil game of tlii 1935 season, which rang down th curtain on his high school career . . . He wns one of the several lines BAAF Seeks Bid "or Tournament Of Army Teams The BAAF Linscball Team will compote for the right to enter the lastcrn Plying Training Com- nand's Baseball Tournament, Lieut. Dili Adams, post athletic officer, announced today. The local team will participate in al least 15 games with teams in 'Zon e 3," comprising aggregations from the Army Air Fields at Ncw- oorl. Walnut Ridge, Maiden. Mo.; Smyrna, Teiin.; Columbus, Ohio; and Lawrence, Ind. ' , Tennis in Zones 1 and -2, comprising Ihe rest, of Ihe Easlcin Fly- Ing Training Command, will also engage In schedules of at. least 15 grimes. At Ihe end of the season the outstanding nines in each Zone will'then compete In n taurnamciv which will' probably be ' held a Maxwell Field, Aln., for the EFI'C championship. All games, according lo n rccen EFI'Q ruling, played by the BAAF, team against squads not In Zone 3 will be "exhibition" contests. About one-third of all gasoline produced east of the Rockies goes to the Armed Forces. Wnr supplies sent lo (he Soviet Union under lend-leasc In 1043 almost doubled shipments In 1942. War Production Board calls for big drive to save WASTE PAPER Tftii it what Chairman Donald M. Ntltoa cayi about Ihe papvr tboriogtt (•(. containing ^fj^rTbeing end a _ fiehtinK forces .ent w^^fX 5- °'r£ every week. w ^"^is from which ftctuai^eapon. of w« . • • *° m 25 WAR PLANTS CLOSED! As we go to press, about 25 mills making war products out of paper have had to close down. Are we going to Jet them stay closed? Or shall we open them again with a community drive to save waste paper ... and keep right on saving it? You know tha answer! We MUST «wing those 25 doori wide with th» biggeit «v«- tip-, •verybody- lanche of old boxes, corrugated paper, cnr- tona, bags, newspapers and magazines, that this city hat ever Men I W» MUST organii* our friends ... our children,.. everybody who has a loved one in the Armed Forces ; . . everyone who wants this war to end soon ... in vJctoryl Get going right away on that paper traill SAVE A BUNDLE A WEEK SOME BOY'S LIFE N«*«pjp«r«i Fold diem' flat {the way the'paper bor Kill them) aod tit ibem Ja buodlu ibout 12 iuchcthlgh. i M tn Tic them la bundlo tboiu 18 iochM hlfk. FItttea them oui ud iff tbra fa bundlw ibovt 12 WitUbuktt P»p«r (Wrapp«rt. Env*lop«*. tto-li Fltttn «nd pack down (a • box of bandit, to ihit It cu b« ctnltd. U.S. Victory WASTE PAPER Campaign We know just, what ati important clity Graduation Dsiy is in your boy's'life . . ..Thai's .why ..we've geared our wliole store to hike care of gnuhiaUoii gift demands . . . Choose his gifts at a mini's store-—Wearables lire more acceptable this year than ever! You'll like our wide selections . . . and pur budget pricey too! A Wide Choice Of Tropical SUITS These And Hundreds Of Ofher Suggestions: Arrow & Wi/son DRESS SHIRTS Priced 2.24 up All the now fabrics and colors in the latest styles. Tailored J'or long wear. We have his size. 7075 Palm Beach Suits Priced 19.50 Odd Summer Slacks .. No boy ever has too many! Colors and weaves lo go with every oulfit. An unusually wide choice. Slack Suits These are Summer "musts" for boys. Matching or mixed shirt and trousers. All wauled colors. Sport Suits These arc all nationally known brands, in-cottons, rayons and Wool mixture's. Colors, mixtures and white. Sport Coats Tweeds and shetland.s in figures and plains. Ideal for "wardrobe-stretching." A super gift! . , '. Pioneer & Hickok BELTS & BRACES Priced $1 up Arrow & Wi/son NECKWEAR Priced $1 up • Smart New SUMMER ROBES Priced 4.50 up We Are OFICIAL BOY SCOUT OUTFITTERS STURDY SHOES Nunn-Bush $10 up Bostonians .' . .$10 Freemans 6.50 up Edgcrtons 6.50 up ALSO: TIE and HANDKERCHIEF SETS . . . BRIGHT NEW SOCKS . . . HICKOK JEWELRY ... and a complete selection of LUGGAGE,

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