The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 27, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 27, 1947
Page 7
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MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVKKf Wrestlers Face New Competition Big Alligator to Get Attention in American Legion Arena Tonight With n nine-foot alligator—weighing in at more than 500 pounds— thrashing about on the same wrestling card, tonight's tag match quartet will have to get up a lot ol f.u-ain to present equally Intercsllir- competition. After. Jack and Roy Welch gel 1-^ii^h lusr.oling around will 1 . A GlBnto and Stocky Kneilsen ol tiu> Legion Arena mat, Gil \Vood- wurth will wrestle an alligator from Ills Silver Springs. Pla., reptile farm, preceding the bout witi his amphibious opponent, Woodworth will deliver n lecture 01 ulliyators. Woodworlh's specialty is demon stialing his prowess with the king Mz? reptile by placing his head h the alligator's nionth, no trick lo tho layman. During his lecture a wire screen en-losnrc is set up'in- su.u the ropes to keep the 'gator out of ringside fans' laps.. 'Ilie alligator-wrestler credits ft sixili in Ills handling of the re|>ti> ; r.-, that [keeps him going around with a whole skin. Although a top wrestler of junior-heavyweight proportions, Woodworth says he would rather tangle -with 'gators than other wrestlers. Newcomer on Mat Card .. Woodworth climaxed his last reptile-wrestle Wednesday night, in Ixniisville. Ky.. by marrying Miss T*re«na Crook oi Pipley, Tenn., in the ring immediately following his performance. The more human aspect of tonight's card will introduce n ne'.v- (.omer to the Arena, Al Ualento.. a six-fool, 233-pounder. He is reported to be a scientific wrestler :l ills opponents will do their bit, hut to be a rough customer in the lighter tangles. This biing the case, the preli'r mpt between Galenio and JacK srolch should result in an all- wrest'.ing bout, as Jack usually loregoes jouah and ttimble methods unless they're called for. Rough stuff will he provided 05 Sto':ky Kneilsen and Roy Welch i they follow their n.sual procedures They meet in the other one-fal opener. Too Late To Classify For Sale For Salt irocory store, niiirktM and (i-room residence. Close lo Main Street. II. C. Citmp- hell, Uealtor, 121) 8. Sec- oml. 1-27-cU-U ','M-\al lltlllk* mill*. urinll> A. ''•U' In (II yimr lnlkli'4 miiL Oil i: Mutu i'k-t;i!7 ll tMiriml*. ml rfl. i-l.-l|'»7 In •l-hiirner, Table lop mode) $li!).r>0. Other models low as S1S.OO. Klvc. Ranges, 4 units, iucl. Thrift Cooker, light, clock — S22f>. Chns. Bright. I'lione L'5<><!. (l-r(Mim resilience near business district. §3500. Owner occupied. Quick possession. I!. C. Campbell, .Realtor, 120 S. Second. • 1-27-ck-tr . lin,| r,«i.i (IIIIII,IL>: Snn-l) 5-room house close in. Price reduced lo S.')2fi<). II. C. Campbell, Rettl(m-( 120 S. Second. 1-27-clt-tt Screen Actress Laraine Day and L?o~ (The Up) Durocher. manager ot he Brooklyn Dodgers are shown nt .their'hotel In E!'Paso, Texas, after heir return from Juarez, Mexico, where she: obtained u divorce; train J.,Hay Tiendri<;ks. Shortly after "this pioture was niad|e .the^ .pair w;c narried by a'Justice of Peace'in El Paso.'(NEA Telephoto.) ° Eastern Ball Players Suspensions Greenberg to Discuss Contract With Pirates NEW YORK, Jan. 27. (UP1 Hank Greenberg, rebuffed in hi attempts to remain with the Dclro: Tigers in an executive capacity, prepared today to play for "several more years" with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and said he would confer shortly regarding a 1947 contract. Grcenborg, appearing on the "We the-People" radio .show Inst 'Might,' disclosed that he had asked for the then-vacant Detroit general-man- agership last Dec. 1C. but received no reply from Tiger owner W. O. (Spikel Briggs. Several days ago Greenberg was waived out of the American League and sold to Pittsburgh. i.The lanky home-run hitter mid%:. however, that he has "several more years of playing left." Ho is expected to ask for a salary of $75,00(1 with lite Pirates. DURHAM, N. C,, Jail. 27. (UP1 — Investigation into an alleged gambling scandal in the Evangeline Ba.sebnll League probably will continue, retiring minor league President William J3ramham said today, and there may be more suspensions. Bramham suspended five players from all organized baseball Saturday, and said that testimony "concerned other parties connected with Evangeline League clubs." The suspended players, all of whom vigorously denied guilt, were accused of conspiring to "fix" postseason play- on" games. Bramham will soon be succeeded by George Trantman, and said the new commissioner would be given nil the facts in the cases. or. three .times every week. Residents then sought .advice from' Dr. L.' Don Lecl, associate professor 'of gsilogy n t Harvard University in charge of the seismograph station. Dr. Leet design- e<) the instruments which , tested the explosion or- the atornla. bomb in New Mexico. Leet sent an engineer to Lyons ,'ith the same instruments. The town is safe, he reported. ^ 5-rooni residence located on S. ,20lh Street, convenient to highway :md bus line H. C. Campbell, Kealtor. 120 S. Second , l-2'Ml |.:,lnur.l~. ill lVI!'-'7 tort Red Corker' Spiniicl dojr. An , KWCIS t(> name of Tufl'y Reward. Mrs. Meyer Gralier I'lioitc: 271 S. 27-tk-ai V MM, i „!,.'V,,,.k,. f M ,» .. llrwnnl, ni: AI.-II World War II Veterans Urged to Submit Claims A representative o! the Jonesboro Office ot the Social Security Administration will uu lit the State Kn-ployiuenL Swvlco Offtceln Bly- Irtcvillc at 10:CO a,in. tomorrow. The representative will assist those who wish to tile applications lor old-age and stnvlvors insurance jeiieftts. Wesley M.ittson, hi«ii«KCr ol the Jjnetboro offleo wiirncd today that survivors of World War II veteran) Fhould Hiply lor benefits ftl once to avoid lots o( money. The lS<0 veterans' urr.endmeiit to Social Sec\irlly 'Act provided monthly cash benefits for dependents ol cx-servlceinun who dleil, or who will tile, wlUi IViree yeatij utter 'dischorge, leaving' survivors with compensation or pensions ^ro thu Veterans AiiuvinisuMlon, Survivors or cx-servtcem*n wl dli-d bsloro enu^tmeht of the aiuundiuent nn AugusC IU, ItWU were given C mouths'In which lo apply for bcncliLi payable -back to (he date of the veteran's death That six-month period expires February 10, iSocial Security benefits generally i-re • payable retrouctlvel; lor a niiiKlmiim o< 3 months prlo to I-ic time cltilm Is filed. t'^neflts mny. ii>« paynSlo f children under IB and widows t«lt j care of liicin, to widows M pj r »t C9untry, to tlw ye»r.i ot Kge or" older, or, in fiome hemisphere to' (row, ws, to uged depciuient parents, j Peru r - • '.,,$.j We Are Proud .".A to have Played a Part 'I'.'I In Supplying Facilities for the New RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTM CO. Best, '1 ' ' ' l"'-' ! , for Success PETE" tHE PLUMBER For Rent M,,,!,,. Sill! ii',n» KIM W. \Vi\lnnl. liL'7 Wanted'to Rent ,,l,. Dm ii., ! Cull 117011 i ^ (miilnil ilinrs. .'.',>»• • Ninll'cir AMI. .l.ililf Di'i I.. I'.lsli. III. 2, .Slfi'll-. rm. |I,IIIM> I,ail,. •,;f.l:l'- ,111.1 I.,,inr is :,[! (11 n-frli:. an,I lull I In l^iko sc III , is rciiti-.] , 11. 'I'vniis i»» Uiiliuii 1 . 1 . 107 U r . Mnln. I'h.iniV i'k,||-'7 t.i I'.K) Hcfp Wonted III • mill Ai'sentina plainu'd 1000-inile nnlurnl vns pipeline Hnrcn lllstliry Thr history of the horse shows II as our () v tho world's most clirl- ou.s finhnals. ^ Its fii'ji<lunl elnu from n tiny many-loed nnlmnl, lo one Hint walks on the end of single toe. Is without parnllcl. .• Read Courier News Want Ads. Trout Eel about two-thirds ol their food from the water, and catch the other one-third in the air above the surface. Schedule TrouMes CHICAGO, Jan. 27. <UPI- Owners of the 10 National Profc.ssiona League Football League teams still had no 19-17 Schedule today despite a prolong'etf Ses'sioh fehich'broke'ui tit ! 3:30 this morning. Tlie owner's were to resume toda; their attempts to work out a slate of 11 'games for each team which would - give six home games to- the five top attendance teams and still continue the five year cycle of in- tcrseclionnl competition. Atom'Scientist Soothes Quarry-Jittery Town LYONS, III. (DP) — An atomic scientist has reassured this community thafit will not be shaken to pieces by dynamite blasts in the local quarry. A' town meeting was held for discussion of the problem of the explosions that shook the ground two BLYTHEVILlU LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION I'UICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats or. Sale a( the Legion Arena from 6 p. ni. Every Monday ADULTS <15c — 'CHILDREN 1i><: Monday, Jan. 27 T?0>T SEATO ISc EXTRA SPECIAL,CAR$ -fill UfhnnUfADTU < Thc UIL flUvUflUn I n y^ALlilGATOR M«n) VviM^wHESTr.n AN AU,K;ATOR IN TUB KINCI TAG MATCH AL GALENTO and STOCKY KNEILSEN veirsus" " . . '•??>.' ROY WELCH and JACK WELCH ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES AL GALENTO | STOCKY KNEILSEN JACK WELCH ' ROY WELCH Congratulations - - - to the new Russell Phillips Tractor Co. and may we wish them SUCCESS and PROSPERITY V • " - - ' ' . ' - \ in their ' GREAT, NEW ENTERPRISE We Are Proud to Have Supplied the •'••-' \ I . '* '•- ' ','' Furnishings for the Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Chas. S. Lemons, Furniture f / .CONGRATULATIONS to the RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY We congratulate you on the opening of one of the most modern and efficient plants of its kind anywhere! It has been a pleasure to have had a part in this modern building. Naturally we are proud of the electric work we installed, as well as the lighting layout and equipment furnished. Congratulations again to the Russell Phillips Tractor Company! CITY ELECTRIC CO. 'AT YOUR SERVICE" BLYTHEVILLE DIAL 2241 OSCEOLA, PHONE 687

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