The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 25, 1944
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f AGE SET, ' BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1944 , CheckerTeams Compete Here Tdhigftt The first of a series of Intercity checker tournaments will be held at" the American Legion Hut on North Second street here tonight, it a as announced today by John Poster, captain of the local team. Opponents of the Blytheville players »lll be members of the Paragould team, headed by M. O. Rojey. * ' Poster said Ihe Paragcmld aggregation would-consist of five players selected . from that area and the visitors will be pitted against the-best' jumpers •.•'livilhts. part of the country. The local team had not been named'this morning, but Fos- ter'said it would Include Harry Lutes, winner of the local tournament held here several weeks ago. Another ace checker man counted oh By the Blytheville team will be Bill Stevens. •• • Tfie ' games will, begin at' 7:30 o'clock. . , .-'.-. • • • • . , Fosler said that as soon as possible' ; 'other matches will be arranged by Blytheville against oilier teaiiis In Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missour. Return Game Scheduled With pyersburg June J, The B A AE Baseball Team will travel to the Dyersburg, Tonn., Army: Air Field Jan.. 1 for a return game with Ihe aggregation of that station. ,-'••' ". In'lhetr first meeting this season the J locals defeated the Tcnncs- seaiis 9-2^ . . On the Sidelines * BY JOHN H. BELFORn United Press Correspondent LITTLE ROCK, May 25 (U.P.) — The football fans In Eastern Arkansas definitely will have a chance to sec the University of Arkansas Razorbacks in action .this season. Last week, Mississippi college officials voted la allow the state's colleges again to participate in sports—and us a result the University of Mississippi Rebels will tangle with the Razorbacks at Memphis Oct. 28. Ole Mtes, a traditional Porker rival, dropped football "for . the duration" last season. But fans in Mississippi could not see the point "In dropping grid activities—ami the legislature backed them .in their protests. Thus the RaMrbackfi arc sure o/.at least nine of thci) 1 scheduled 1944 football dales. Only Arkansas A. and M. nnd the University of Missouri remain as question marks on the 1944 campaign outline. The Aggies—made up of Marine am Navy personnel — hail Indicated that they will have an eleven 01 hand come grid season. But com plications have set In and it will probably be mid-summer before the Aggies will know for sure that they can keep their scheduled date with the Hogs. Negotiations nrc still under way iwilh the Missouri squad for an opening game Sept. 23. If the deal conies through, the Porkers y irates, Cubs Continue With y/insYesterday By United Press The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs each stretched their winning streak yesterday, at the expense of the Boston Braves and he Philadelphia Phillies. Rip Sewell, showing the form DOPE BUCKET BY I, P. FRIEND • COURTS .. , , i i, i n«i i Vnl 'probably meet the Missouri Upon their return to this field, ' ,, ', st Lo Uls the v Blythevl)!e players will snatch, aggregation M «• Louls a few hours of rest, then will,go. lo Ihe Greenville,.Miss., Army Air Field for games there June 3 and 4. Home salvage committees are being' formed in every war plant in the nation to make sm'c that every war .--worker Is doing his part In salvaging tin cans, used iats, wastepaper and rags, war production officials report. Plans are underway for developing vacation possibilities of Hie Norfolk Lake area near Mountain Home, Baxter "county. Ill fact, Mountain Home's newly re-organized Chamber of Com- which made him the second Tanning )ltcher in the National League last season, hurled and batted the Dues to an 8 to 1 decision over the Braves. He yielded six lilts, and drove in three runs with two doubles and a .ingle, Jim Tobln, the old master of the flutter ball, was Scwcll's victim. The once-hapless Chicago Cubs now arc riding along with five straight wins. Paul Erickson, pilch- ing under arc-lights at Philadelphia, whitewashed the Phillies 2 to 0. Ken Raltensberger was tagged v;lth the defeat. The St. Louis Cardinal game al Brooklyn was rained out, so the Cards stand Just three games ahead of the Pirates. Cincinnati nt New York also was )x>slpoiicd. The Philadelphia Athletics put a damper on the Detroit Tigers' home coming.'beating them 8 to 4. The A's made all their runs In the first two innings. Catcher Frankle Hayes sparked the attack with a four-run homer in the second frame. ' ' Don Black pitched Ihree-hll ball for the A's .until Hie ninth, when Ihe Tigers scored four runs. Dutch Leonard luirled the Wash- nglon a 5 to 4 decision jvcr the Cleveland Indians, for Ills mirth straight win. Leonard gave up four runs In the first frame, .hen settled down tvnd pitched three ill ball the rest of the way.' The St. Louis Browns overwhelmed the Boston Red Sox 7 lo 1. The Browns bunched their hits, and did all their scoring In two innings. Jack Kramer chalked- up Ills sixth victory. The Yankee gume at Chicago was GETS MY SUPPORT Orchids—a whole bouquet—to Ihe Blylhevlllc Playground Association for its efforts In providing supervised recreation for thousands of children here during the vacation mumhs lonlo goes behind the bat when the Pels perform in their own ball orchard, down third. Recently, he has .held "Fats" (how they tagged that monicker is beyond me „ .... ...._ since he weighed only about I30 7 i Personally, I want to pounds wiien with the Pilots) bat- Four charges of delivering cases of beer to local retailers without cancellation of stamps were made against John Edmonds, driver for Ihe Tennessee Brewery Company, and the brewery firm after a complaint against the brewery company was lodged by the Revenue Department. The <iefendant.s_ forfeited bonds, amounlnig Ihc'y failed to appear Friday In Municipal Court to answer the charges. In recent Municipal Court sessions, John Wilson plead guilj-y to reckless driving and was fined $25. Disturbing the peace charges were filed against Roxy Cameron and Jerry Gardner, eacli of whom pled guilty and were fined $10, and Laura Butler, who forfeited bond. Stoke-oii-Trent Is England's fog- spot. having had 126 days of fog In one six-month period. [I jam waul 10 suj • rj»r« Wu OulKtj SF1.I. US Tltf. fllRNITHKB YOG ART. NOT USING for cuh! Abo liberal trade-in aU»wuc* foe oU furniture'«n a!w. Afrin Hmrdy Fam. Co. in E. Main Mum* HW chip In my belated two-bits worth ted .300 for ^ N.E.A. swat high. ^ .. ••-•.•-- > ..... -in support of Ihe project. It not only is timely, but wise, especially in view of the unsettled conditions prevalent. . . And it comes not too soon. . . For years there has been a great , need for such a program,' one which grew more acute with successive years as the city has grown, developed and cx- as a fielder he was among the vorsl shortstops in the Class D eaijue. . . Incldcntly, Sergt, Mel;i!i Paniell. ace hurlcr for the Ely- lievllle Army Air Field, is a former .ennmate of both, also Al Jm'isch, jl. Louis Cardinal pitcher. . . They tllcndcd Jesuits High at New Or- panded. . I hope this will he Ihe beginning of a definite citywide program for our children who need supervision In play, as well as work. . . It should be a definite contribution to the welfare and development of Ihe future leaders of this community, and others. . This movement deserves the sup- potr of everyone In Blylheville. . . Every dollar invested will bring generous returns In good citizen- Critp, Crunchy , IM firmly Delirious ship. That sort of, stuff Isn't-r , and can't— be measured by the yarc It if leans, starring In sports, ujseball. mainly Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Birmingham 11 10 ;1 P Rock 16 10 Memphis 15 12 N.ishville 14 12 postponed. BACON MEMPHIS PACKING CO. ^Rundown Wives! Want New Pep, Vim, Energy? ifitdi Iron,' voittfyely omoi*d •' jppliM ihfraptxtic UQJM «f Irpr ropWulia dwei of vUkmln II l.M*nrluLt requirement) toprotcc rim; plui calcium, phoa BDI. oiurr m»n Four rrirj Si>eeUI Introductory tit lolli rSJilV »S Git &U« ToiUe Trtleli TO&AV Al 'all drujj • rtarts everjwheie — BlytheviUe, &t Klrby Drujr, Guy Gcan's SKATING RINK Now Open For Summer Big'.!;! Tent Now Located /Across From Nit-Way ..•'. Laundry Afternoon and Nile Sessions merce hns undertaken the initiative to exploit the beautiful lake's possibilities lo vacation seekers. Hugh Melville, a Chicago sports man now [tehlng on the lake, has assured the group that as scor as sufficient docks, cabins niu guides can be provided, rod swingers who have already heard o the well-slocked lake will flock to the area. The lake now covers some 7( )er cent of the cleared rirea— and i s about 150 feet deep tit the (lam. 'he Chamber plans to restock the ake and hopes lo plant, cover along he 200 mile shoreline. Fishing legibilities will be stressed In the Jliamber's advertising drive. • * » Arkansas' bass season is now n its second week— but fishermen laven't had a fair- chance because of excessive high waters. But sportsmen predict that better angling is in store for them probably by the end of the \vcck Barons —providing the weather doesn't Hock. step in and flood the lakej even more.. . Most of the gc.-xl fishing spots have been too muddy (or the use of flics.' 'out it is believed Hint many of the waters will clear Ijy tills weekend and be in perfect condition for any kind of fishing However, a fellow who spends much of his time out on the lakes reports that the clingy waters have not put a cramp In his crapple fishing. He said that the only rv>- lutlon to the problem of beating the muddy water .situation Is to hang live bait on the end of the line. Executive Secretary T. A. Me Amis of the State Game and Fish Commission reports that his tie partment is now concentrating on quail restoration projects in 22 of Arkansas 1 75 counties, and hopes to expand his quail preservation system to every county In the stale Barons Retake Southern. Lead Over Travelers By United Press The Birmingham Barons are back in the Southern Association lead, but Ihe Chattanooga Lookouts did the man's share of the job.. Birmingham had a fairly easy lime of It last night, beating Kuox- villc 8 to 5. But the Lookouts slugged it out with the former loop leaders, Little Rock, and had a hard time. Finally, however, the Chattanooga power siiowed to the tune of 18 hits, and the Lookouts'won 18 to 13. Scrappy Moore's boys had to come from behind twice to make the win. And that game, coupled with Birmingham's victory, put the Barons half a game ahead of Little stick or llic dollar mark. progressive. WANTED BOYS CI.UH xNew York Another project I have been In- Wellington tensely Interested in for some lime >;&. Louis Is the organization of a Boys Cliib Philadelphia for Dlythcville. . . Before the war xEoston Joe Craig, then quite active in the ntirolt high school athletic program and Cleveland instructing a group of local boys in xQiicago boxing, had such a dream and hoped to make that dream come true. . . He made several trips, to Rock to study the fine work of the Boys Club there. . . He talked with the various directors, including Joe Redd, boxing instructor, aiid got the setup. . . He even went so far as to pick out a probable local site, Investigated what would be necessary to get this plot of ground, the financial requirements that would be necessary. Just when he had (he program a!' mapped out, the blue print down In black and white, and "a likely sponsor - to take the civic lead, Messers. Adolyh Hitler and Hlrohito muddled the picture with their greediness. The city is large enough to have a Boys Club— it has a Girl's division. loo — and should ' have one. ... It k more than a recreation hall, a place where the youngsters . Kiioxvillc ............. 12 13 Alnnta ............... 12 13 New Orleans .......... 9 17 Chattanooga .......... !) IV AMKIUCAN LI:AGUE w. L. n 10 10 H 18 15 15 15 14 16 is n 14 18 13 17 Pet .029 .615 .556 .538 .480 .480 .286 .280 Pet. .030 .533 .500 .000 .467 '«f .433 CHSCKASAW West Main Near 21st St. fj*] Sill, starts 12:15; Sun. starts IMS 7 ' Night sliows 5:45 Except Moiulay, opens 6:4fi Continuous sliows Sal. and Sun. :Night game. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St Louis 21 9 Pittsburgh. IB 10 Cincinnati n 12 13 14 13 17 13 17 14 19 IN FA CT-22% Cooler Pet. .700 .015 .580 .454 .433 .433 .•124 .333 congregate to play. Valuable subjects are taught, including ma,n- ual training, woodwork, art. lathe, and many other vital professions. to sav nothing of benefits derived. . the physical While we arc Atlanta and Memphis were rained ut, and New Orleans and Nnsh- Illc split a doublcheader. The pcncr went to the Pelicans 0 10 S, but Bobby Carlson started the ilghtcap off with a homer for Nash- 'ille In the first inning. The Vols kept ahead all the way to a 5~-2 final. All Southern clubs are idle today, while traveling to new engiiije- mcnts. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE No games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago at Philadelphia. Pittsburgh al Boston. Cincinnati at New York. St. Louis al Brooklyn, night. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York a I Chicago. Boston at St. Louts. Philadelphia at Detroit. Washington at Cleveland, night. August, one of the year's holies months, is th e busiest season tor fur dealers In normal times, will January second. W« have Ihis new; safe; thorough de-worming agent lhal ends fasting and drenching;: .gels after round and nodular worms In a hurry. Get a bag of TROL now! "Just feed it". •°P- >tler TROL-SHEEP Contain*: PhenolWailn*! Nicolin* SulfaM Solution, 40JJ; Coppll Sol- fo1«, Dry Bfawtr'l Grains, »t«. General instructions: .Put TROL- 5HEEP in feed trough and spread so each animal gels approximately equal share. Then sprinkle a little of their regular feed over TROL. Give no other grainfccduntibhcep hivceiten.thisciitire mixture from trough. One 21-pound bag of TROL treats 200 lambs under 50 pounds, o r 1 OOiduIc sh ccp over 50 pounds. Sec dosage oo the sack. before too long. The executive secretary recelvet the green signal from the coin mlrsion during a meeting Mondfij The commission approved plan (or spending 540.000 in Pitlman Rcbcrson federal aid funds fo 1SI4, mid gave McAmis pcrmls sioti to use most of It in biilklin his quail projects. The commission also adopted resolution asking the Federal Wild life Service to extend the ope season on ducks by 10 days. Tli closing date—as set forth In Hi resolution—would be Jan. 20 h tlcad of Jan. 10, the present clos Ing date. . ' thinking In terms of post war planning, why not include tills project for the boys at home, alontr with Hie program for those who will return? GETS PROMOTION Former School Superintendent William- D. McClurkin has been promoted to Lieut. In the United Stat&s Naval Reserve. . . Ens. Victor Ivy wrote his father that Lieut, and Mrs. McClurkin paid him sit at Philadelphia, where both 'e stationed, then motored to ork for the week-end. . . A nev. .lent has been discovered in Pfe [ayfield (Sonny) Lloyd of the nited Stales Marines. . . In : •cent letter to Miss Irene Ander on he told of making some fudg or the boys, and did they go fo The culinary display wa itch a success (hat a repeat per ormance has been demanded b he gang. . . "But that tloesn' nean you should discontinue send rig me candy and cookies", he posl criptcd. . . Two former members f the Caruthersville Pilots of th now non-existant Northeast Arkan as League, are members of th Vew Orleaiis Pelicans of the South em Association. They are Ru. ildig and John (Fats) Dantoni . . Employed In a defense plat nt N. O.. his home down, Gildif spents some time at third and shor luring home games. . , Also in w, vork in the Mndri Gros city. Dai xFnilednlphla Ne.v York . Bnoklyn . . Boston . ... xC.iicago D 18 iNight yame. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE liight games: Atlanta at Memphis, rain. New Orleans 5-2. Nashville 5-5. Chattanooga 18, Little Rock 13. Birmingham 8, Knoxville 5. AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 8, Detroit 4. Washington 5, Cleveland 4. New York at Chicago, postponed. St. Louis 7. Boston 3. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 8. Boston 1. Chicago 2, Philadelphia 0. Cincinnati at New York, rain. St. Louis at Brooklyn, rain. suns Smartly slyled, without "heat Irop" pads or heavy lining, yet — because of famed Goodall designing — long wearing Palm Beach suits hold their shape, give perfect drape and fit. Thoroughly washable. Economical, too— cost no more today than last year. Stripes—business patterns- whites— solid colors. There are n.SOfl motion picture theaters in the United States; seating capacity Is 10,452,200 persons. Last -Time Today Double Feature UNFINISHED BUSINESS with Irene Dunne & Kouerl Montgomery and SING FOR.YOUR SUPPER willi Jinx I'alkcnlierg * Charles Uoners Friday and Salwday Double Feature "SAGEBRUSH LAV/" with Tim Holt ami "MAN OF COURAGE" with LAST CHA1TKR: "Don Winslow of the Coast Guard." Comedy NEW THEATRE Manila's Finest Shows Njght!y at 6:30 MATINEES Saturday & Sunday at 1 Last Time Today "CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK" with. Donald O'Connor & Fesrey Ryan 'o\ N'cws .V Short Plenty of WOOD For Sale! BARKSDALE MANUFACTURING CO. Phopc 2311 Yes, sit, Acre's no need 10 use old-fashioned Jc-woiming methods with your sh<cp or swine, when you c»a pu'. TROI. on the jobl Why don't you pick up a bag of TROL-SHEEP Or THOL-SWINB and find out this modeia.time and labor-saving way (o fight intctnal pjtasitcj to astindjiill »n J increase the value of your animals? , TRO Lis safe. TROL is th&fouch . TROL is easy to use. Teed [fee tegular feed. Get TROL toilay! Costs less thin othe tampan ble de-wotimng agents. PLUMBING AND HEATING Pumps . . . Well Pipes . . . Strainers BUTLER ENGINEERING CO. Osccnla, Ark. DON EDWARDS •Ita TmvrtHr KOTAJb, BOTH. CORONA, AND RXtdNQTOn »'If BWKiJLJUtl. Ill H. tad ffTRKKT (Krerr Tnuactkm Hurt B* ' <m'i»t«w» \ me ae-wotming agents. t% W L. K. ASHCRAFT CO., Distriburori I W^ I l/_ ni^.u C^.,11, _* r-_i' ,. •*'«lVia Block South of Frisco Ocnct Fhone «3 KODAK FILMS Developed and Finished THREE DAY SERVICE Guaranteed Work . . . Reasonable Prices O'STEEN'S STUDIO i, 1»S W. Main Friday WHISTLING IN BROOKLYN" Keil Skclloii Serial & Short Open 7:30 Show Starts 7:45 Unly Vim Hcusen gives that "right out of a bandbox" look from morn till midnight. The exclusive coltarn on Van Hcusen white shirts look starched — but need no starch nt all. They never wilt or wrinkle, because they're woven in one piece instead of the usual three layers of cloth. Of course, Van Hcusen shirts have tho regular custom-shirt features, They're Sanforized and laundry-tested, too $2-25 and up. Last Time Today UCUNt COLOR Turban Bey Sidney Toler Thomas Gomez Don Terry jttarcli of Time Shorts rl eoFlieltftn of Von Htvttn pnirtrit and colon, tool R. D. Hughes & Co. Friday and Saturday 7 A Missouri Outlaw' with Don "Ucil" Harry .t Lynn Slerrick SKHIAI,: "Kins of the Mounlles"

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