The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1944 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 29, 1944
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'\fAGE SIX BLYTJJEVILLE (AliK.) COUHJER NEWS Joe Welch Faces Important Test In Areni fought Thrice-Injured Matmcn To Meet Rugged Opponent Blytheville .wrestling enthusiasts, who have becil accustomed lo seeing a varied rotation of Die same grappling casl week after week, get a chance to sec a couple of new face s tonight, a Uhc American W- gion arena as Promoter. Mike Mcr- oney presents his weekly mat show. .The promoter is bringing 1n two high ranking boys tvlio will be making thch bows to loc\l fandom tnu j gigantic, all-slur card featuring a|j lag'match and a pair of single-Jail ( i preliminaries. Roy Allen, nicknamed "Egghead 1 nnd rated one of the top ranking mcanics nn [lie circuit, teams ivllh' (lie popular Joe Welch, a big favorite hero, against the ace villiiln, "Will Bill" Canny, and S!d Hays, a clever and well liked performer In liis native Canada. Canny Tests 'Allen Canny has been chosen to introduce Allen In one preliminary, while Welch tests Hays in the other prelim. Both are down for the usual 30-mimite lime limit, with single falls. The boys will work over the hour. unii-a-half route In the main attraction until one team pins both members of the opposing null twice, giving a minimum of six falls during the entire show. Appearance of Welch claims a ME share of the local interest. One of the best liked wrestlers ever to show here, young Joe Is making a comeback oftcr suffering an unfortunate "Mcleienl" [luring a match with "Red" Roberts, Welch suffered u severe head wound and spoilt several weeks in the hospital. This will be his second match after recovering and may prove the turning point in his ring career. Hays Has Class According to Promoter Mcroncy, Allen and Hays are excellent wrestlers and should prove bis favorites here. Mike lias been using Allen for some time mid gives Ills "OK". He is n slnm-tiam type, n rough, fough boy who ilkcs it best where the milling is the hottest. , This will'; bis Hays' first trip to this section. He comes with a fine reputation in and -around Montreal, He is said ft skilled, colorful workman who can adapt his tactics to those of Ills opponent. If slugging Is the order of the evening, th6n>lug it Is. If science, he can match his ring wits,And skill. The Canny-Welch feud may lie revived during this show. It is an open secret thnt.there' Is Httle love between the Welch boys. Joe and Roy, nnd the ring "Beau Brummcl", Canny. There has been plenty of action In previous clashes and this should prove no exception. .Tlie promising shon* gets under way at 8:30. Yesterday's Results LEAGUE Memphis 10-5, Chattanooga 2-3. Atlanta C-0, Little Rock 2-1. i ' Knoxvlllc 12-7, -New Orleans 2-0. Birmingham 3-1, Nashville 2-9. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 0-0, St. Louis 3-2 (first 11 innings). Washington 4-2, Detroit 2-15. • Philadelphia 4-3. Cleveland 3-5. Boston 6-4, Chicago 4-2. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 1-1, Chicago 3-4. Pittsburgh 4-2. Philadelphia 1-8, St. Louis 8-1, New York 0-3. Brooklyn 8-3, Cincinnati 7-2. Seals and sea lions are descendants of land animals that returned to the sea nnd changed their paws into flippers. Joe Welch (above) makes his first local appearance following a serious rhifr Injury when he participates In Promoter Mike Mor.incy's weekly wrestling show Monday night at Hie American Legion arena. Baseball Standings SOUTHEUN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Memphis 18 12 Birmhighnm 18 12 Little Rock 18 12 Nashville 10 13 Knoxvillc 15 H Atlanta 14 15 New Orleans 10 20 Miatlanooga 9 20 AMKUICAN 1 HAGUE W. L. .GOO .GOO Yanks Tighten Pennant Grip; Sox Stop Cubs tty Uiillcd 1'rcss American league (cams have been re-scrambled hi Ihe slandlngs nflcr n full program' of doubleheaders. The New York Yankees sllll arc In first place, Hut six ol the other seven leanis occupy new slots. The Yankees kept their firm grip on the league lend with a douglc victory over the SI. Louis Browns nt St. Louis. The Yankees won the first game G to 3 in 11 Innings behind Hank Dorowy who gave up u hits. Denny was the loser. In Ihe second game soiitlmnw-Joc Pnge turned In n fi to 2 triumph with a six-hitler. Jack Kramer look Hie loss for the Browns. The double defeat tumbled the Browns from second place to third. The Washington Senators moved Into second place by splitting a doublelicader wilh lhc Detroit Tigers nt Detroit. The Senators look the first game 4 lo 2 with Johnny Niggling on Ihe mound. Frank Ov- crmlre went UIITC Innings for Ibe Tigers and gave up nil Ihe Senators' runs. The Tigers came roar- Ing back to win (be second game, Pounding out 18 nils lo win 15 lo 2. Uufe Gentry coasted in to win while Milo Candliil was the loser. The 'Tigers dropped from fifth Place to sixth. The Phllndelnhla Athletics and Cleveland Indians split their twin bill at Cleveland. The Athletics look lli c first game 4 to 3 and the Indians came liack lo take the nightcaps to a. Thcsnlll moved the Indians out of the cellar into seventh place. The lioston Red Sox uounc':d the Chicago White Sox inlo Hie league cellar |> v derailing the White Sox twice at Chicago. The Red Sox look the opener 0 to 4 and Ibe second game 4 to 2. The twin victory moved Ihe Red Sox from'slxth place lo-fifth. In the National League Ihe first place St. Louis Cardinals split a. doublelicader with lhc New York! Olanls. The Cards got a Ihrce-hlt- tcr out ol their right-handed ace —Mort Cooper—whining the first game 8 lo 0. But Ihe Gianls 1 star right-hander—Bill Vobelle — also turned In n tlirce-bitter and the Giants won Ihe second game 3 lo Th e Brooklyn Dodgers beat the Cincinnati Reds twice at Brooklyn (ir °P llle Reds from second to .5521 lllir< l- ' r he . twin victory gave the .517 Dc "lsers clear tillc to sixth place. /IBS" 1 ''" 1 Do 'l8crs took the first game .333 8 lo 7 n "d "'on the second 3 to ~i. Tllc Boston Braves stopped the New York . Washington St. Louis . . Philadelphia Boston . ... Detroit . 20 11 1!) 1C . 20 18 . 18 11 . 17 18 17 20 .310 Pet. .G45 .543 .514 .486 .459 Chicago Cubs seven-game winning streak. The Braves won both ends of a doublche.ider at Boston, taking Ihe first game 7 lo 3 and the second game 7 lo 4. The Pittsburgh Pirates nnd Philadelphia Phillies split their twin Mil at Philadelphia, and the Pirates Cleveland 1C 21 [432 moved into second place. The Uucs Chicago . ' 14 20 412 won ' llc " rsl - B"me 4 to 0, mid the ' ' " Phillies took the nightcap 8 to 2. Today's American League schedule finds the Washington Senators playing at Detroit. The Philadelphia Athletics visit Ihe Cleveland Indians, the Boston Red Sox play Boston 17 21 .447 tnc Chicago White Sox at Chicago NATIONAL LEAtSUE W. L. Pet. St. Louis 24 10 .700 Pittsburgh 1812 ,600 Cincinnati . ' 19 14 .575 Philadelphia . 14 16 .407 Brooklyn !.'. 15 IB ]441| ni . 1(1 th e Ne w Y °rk Yankees tangle New York Chicago 14 20 It 20 .412 .355 Today's Games SOUTHEKN LEAGUE Lilllc Rock at Atlanta, Birmingham at Nashville. Only games scheduled, NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at New York, night. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia. Cincinnati at Brooklyn, night. Only games scheduled. AJIEKICAN LEAGUE Boston nl Chicago, night. Philadelphia at Cleveland. Washington .(it Detroit. New York at St. Louis. /Pepsi-Colo Company, Long Island Cily, If, 1". ' Francluscd Bottler! 1'cpsi-Cola Bottling Co. of BlyiheviiU ESTLING Leg/on Hut, Monday, May 29, 8:15 p. m. Lowest Admission of anj Wrestling Arena to America. K'^^-^^^^tK^' T - s °-*«Reserved Sea(s On Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday from 6 p. m. on. TAG MATCH WELCH & ALLEN CANNY"'& HAYS 2 30-min. preliminaries JOE WELCH SID HAYS BILL CANNY with the St. Louis Browr Jn Ihe Rational League the Cincinnati neds face Ihe BrooVlyn Jodgers at 'Brooklyn. At New York the St. L&uls Cardinals meet the lants. and at Philadelphia the Pittsburgh Pirates play the Phllies. The Boston Braves nnd Chicago 3nl>s are not scheduled. Double Win Puts Memphis At Top Travelers, Barons Overtaken By Slow- Starting Chicks lly United I'rcss The first half of the Soulhcrr. Association's split 1944 season is half over and the pennant situation Is clouded. Things looked tight enough on Saturday when lllimlngharn and Little Hock were tied for the lead mid righting hard. Hut aflcr Sunday's doublelicaders Ihe Memphis Chicks found themselves matching records' wilh the two cliibs. and in a three-way lie. Tlio Chicks' one-armed wonder Pete Gray, didn't take nil credit for one of the Jfemphls victories over ClmUanooga, but ho did his share. Gray socked his second home run of the year In (lie final Inning of lhc first name, and with a male on base. The score tvn.s 10-2 In that finmo. and In the second Memphis won 5-3. Knoxvlllc was the other double winner. The Smokies — wilh Bill Thomas going the roule in both contests—trimmed New Orleans' 122 njid 7-0. TliwiHis is the loop's busiest hurler, having appeared In 12 gnincs lo dale. He allowed nine hits In Hie opener and four In the finale. Blrmhijjliam topped Nashville 3-2 In their opener, when Howard Fox steadied to slop an eighth-Inning Vol rally at two runs. But In the nightcap Jeff linker was smacked Tor 14 trips lo base when the Vols racked up a 9-1 victory. Plagcr of the Barons and Mel Hicks of Nashville collected their fourth and third IIOIJHTS, rwpecth'elj'. Little Rock went out- of first place temporarily when tiic Atlanta Crackers won their first encounter G-2, but Willis Hucllin look the mound In the second game and turned In a three-hit 4-0 shutout. Dick MniHiey allowed nine of the Travelers' 10 hits and look the blame. Tonight's only Southern games match Little Rock In Atlanta and Birmingham at Nashville. Advanced Training To Be Given At Greenville Base GREENVILLE, Miss.—Public relations officials say that the Greenville Army Air Base will inaugurate a course In advanced (lying to supplement its basic training proBivun in June. It's said that AT-10 twin cngined planes will be brought to the field for the course, as well-as additional instructors. WARNING OK1IKK The defendant, Grace Burns, Is hereby warned to appear In the Chancery Court for the Chlckasaw- ba District ot Mississippi County, Arkansas, within thirty (30) days, and to answer the complaint 'of the plaintiff, Dean Burns, and upon her failure so to do, said complbjnt will be taken as confessed. '.' ,. Witness my hand as Clerk of the Chancery Court ot Mississippi Couh- tv, Arkansas and the seal of said Court, this 20th day of May, 1044. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. By Doris Mulr, D. C. 5|22-29-015-12 MONDAY, MAY 29, 1944 Ihe DOPE BUCKET By J. P. FRIEND TIIEIK ATTENTION The Blytheville Army Ah Field Dine, green, yellow, red, and even black snow have fallen in various parts of the world. UYTHISWAY Press Muroliim between Ihuml l/ing, fibios prove Moculinc'i high quality. For minor cul^ bucns,bruiaca. 6c, triples! ie, lOo Three out of every four calls to this Information operator are for numbers already 3n your telephone directory. She could be helping on switchboards busy with war calls if you'd remember to . .-. Please look in your ) telephone book before you call Information DOIN EDWAKDS The BMTTH. OOHONA, ANU REMINGTON J»ORX*»L» rypiWKTTKHa 111 N. Xn4 BTREETT FHONI HO (Every Transaction Jiu« B« KODAK FILMS Developed and Finished THREE DAY SERVICE Guaranteed Work . . . Reasonable Prices O'STEEN'S STUDIO 105 W. Main Fliers have,,circled June 30, July 1 and 2 on their calendars . . . Those are the dates o[ the Commercial Appeal's! MMHouth Service Hase- Ijall Tournnmenl nt Uusswood Park In the Bluff City. . . . And don't count them out, either, despite the fact that they droiijipit a pu'lr lo the Greenville Filers last week. . . Much of their enthusiasm Is based nn the fuel that they made a creditable showing against, the 1Q13 finalists with two important COBS out ot their machine. . . Sergeant Max Vlckcrs, craek shortstop nnd infield key, and Sergt. Melvln Pffilwll, nee pitcher, were enjoying'furloughs ami did not play. Addition of Walter Bialck, liurcl working catcher who caught for Pcnsaeota, Fla., In the Southeastern league, Class B, and sluasjinii "Red" Sproul have given Manager Robert Tubbs' fine leani Ihe adde<l iiutich that may prove the clifTcraicc in the big lournameiit. . . . These toys pack plenty of power at the plnte, lhc long distance kind thnt drives In runs and breaks up close tell gnmes and provides runaways In others. CATCI1KK I'LUGS IIOI.U Bljilek has plugged a glaring weakness In-the infield which rates with the Iwst your correspondent has seen this year. . . Mack McWhorter, the Alabama kid; has no peers as a /ieltlcr, and lias picked up sharply at hat , . . Fred Swan Is unable to cover the territory roamed In his younger clays, but is steady and dangerous at bat, especially in the clutch with ''ducks, on the pond". . . Serving also as IcadolT, Vickers can go get 'cm . . . He Is hard to fool tit the plate. , . . Clarence (Cecil! Travis is improving with every game nl third, both as a fielder and liiltcr. The outfield trio, Sproul, Danny iJiGrulln and Slan Wlotko, is more than adequate. ... All arc fast, excellent judges of fly balls, and have fine throwing arms. . . Sproul Is leading in home runs and runs batted in, as well as total bases. . . He clouted a pair yesterday wilh the bases filled, one oil John Mc- Connlck, who belongs lo the New York Yankees. . . La Gnilla makes up for much of his plate -deficiency with fielding finesse. . . He enii roam a mile in that center pasture. . . . Wlotko, signed last j'ear by Baltimore, is a power hitter, though lie has been in the throes of a .slump in recent games. . . He has shown definite hitting signs and should conic through. HAVE PITCHING AC1S With the brilliant Parncll oil the mound firing with his slim, cunning left arm the local Pliers present n iroblem to any team, be It professional or otherwise. . . . Paniell is much better than last year when he was rated the outstanding southpaw In the tournament. . . He has more poise and better temperament. . . ..His curve'breaks sharply and that fast ball fairly whistles. . -He also wields a big stick. Jimmy Brown, and Johnny Bca»- ley, former valued -members of the St. Louis CiirdlnulM, now performing with the Fourth Perry Command, wore loud in their praise of the Now Orleans youngster Jimmy declared he was ready.Jor fast company right now, imliciitlng his farmer llcil Bird mates could certainly use him. . . Rea/ley snid a couple of balls Mclviu threw while fanning him fairly whistled as they passed the plate. . . Doe Protbro, Memphis manager, when asked if he could use him Hit's year, suld, "Hell yes! Who couldn't? . . . I can lake Parncll and BUI v/arewick and win the Southern by a doaui (jnmes!" Scrgt. Tubbs must get some help for 1'arnell before (he tournament. . . . Yarewlck Is not around now to help, having been sent to the H-2D school at ijowery Field. Frank Huth may be .the answer, based on the line seven-hitter against Greenville Saturday, though beaten, 5-3. . , "NicV'Nixon, also a right- hander, lias pitched both 'good and bad ball. . , . Lovell, a string-bean youth, needs experience uut shows promise. WAS I'llACTICAL JOKfill Promoter. Mike Moroney lells this one on Roy (E«g Head) Allen, who appears on the wrestling show to- night :it the American Legion arena: "Allen, a-practical Jokeivdisrupt- cd my business H few years ago, and nearly broke up tile circuit by one of his stunts, ... At Valentine he fixed up some beautiful cards, signed girl's names and mailed them tu every wrestler I had In Die territory. . . , The results were electrifying, and nearly terrifying . . . Many of the wives got hold of them (Irst and the fur fairly (lew. . . . Many even packed their clothes and went home to mother and dad. . . H was some lime before Die smoke of baUle cleared aim the Issue straight- ed out. . Allen wisely excused himself from the picture unlil Ihe heat was turned off." Being a game warden has Its amusing moments, too, according to Joe Wbllley, Mississippi County I (Same guardian. . . Joe relates an! incident (hat happened some (line ago. . . . While jnakipg his rounds near Hlg Lake lie came upon two small Iwys who were fishing. . . . And they had quite a string of small bream and goggle eye. -. . Joe kidded 'em about catching some' small ones and asked If they weren't' afraid of the game warden. "Naw," one piped. "We're t smart for thai guy!" Joii kept on walking. Armstrong To Meet Davis Lou Nova To Fight Twice NEW YORK, May 29. (UP)—Henry Armstrong—once the holder of three ring championships —has a tentative dale for a New York bout with heavy-hitting Kiunmy Davis on June flth. He'll keep busy in the meantime by taking on Willie Joyce Friday night at the Chicago SU- diuni. Another pair of good little men will get together Friday night. In New York's Madison Square Garden, Tippy Larktn and Freddie Archer— fast-stepping New Jersey lightweights, tangle in a 10-rounder. This week's boxing card lists Lou From where I sit... Joe Marsh The Secret Weapon in Dan Mason's Attic Dan Mason was always what wo call a "string saver." When he unwraps a package he rolls up the string-folds (ho paper—and puts them botli in liis attic for safe-keeping. "Never can fell when things'!! conn; in hanily," s;;ys Dan. And you should sec his attic! Dan sets a record for (he nicfnl and the paper he contributes. And the glassmakers owe him a medal for the empty bottles ho turns in. . From where I sit,'Dan's one xip on us all. What's more, he's got us cibing it too-collecting scrap, returning empty bottles- do it, but because it's the Democratic way ,of working together to win the war. Stacks of paper, balls of string, not because somebody makes us empty bottles (Dan being a mod- '" " ~ prate man anil sticking just to beer), old horseshoes-and goodness knows wiiat-all. We nscd fo kid him a lot. Birt then comes the scrap drive, and ©19M, BREWING INDUSTRY FCUriOflTiON '> ARKANSAS COHHITire J. HUGH WimRTOIt, State; Director, 402 PYRAMID BIDG, LITTLE ROCK Housewives! StorekeepersI WASTE PAPER URGENTLY NEEDED Clip this and paste it in your window! " : ^v... U.S. Victory WASTE PAPER Campaign Novn—once a loading contender for the-..heavyweight ' lltle-for two fights. Tomorrow night Lou visits Galveston, Texas, for u ixjut with Jimmy Webb, On Friday night he'll fight Buddy Scolt ul Oklahoma City Some other familiar mimes 0) i this week's boxing schedule pop up at Baltimore where Clco Slums and Hmry Jcffra will get together Wednesday night, other touts around the circuit this week Include a match Between Patsy Perronl nnd Henry Jones at Scranlon, Pa., on Wednesday nielil, and a jwut between Uitiy Costantino and Joey Pcralta ; u Bn.J'/ Jaio, N. Y., tomorrow night. Read Courier Mews Want Ads. DC AT Heal rnsli irritated B 0knl thrill:! to (ho touch i>f Moxxuw, eoolliing, - UCT A • cutcd powder. 1'Vir coot• ItHI . ing relief, get Mcxaiura. Plenty of WOOD For Sale! BARKSDALE MANUFACTURING CO. I'hone 28U Spring and Summer TUNK.up Save Gasoline . . . 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