The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1945 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 16, 1945
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PAGE EIGHT Lions Win Two At Blytheville Visiting Girls Take Opener 47-36; Chicks Lose Final 44-33 The Leaclwille Lions, girls and boy cagers, invaded the wigwam of the Blytheville Chlckssaws last night and emerged victorious In both contests, The Chick girls lost the opener, 47-36, and Ihe boys lost 44-34. The boys' games marked Leachville a win in the playoff of the county "A" lourncy with the county competition cinches If the Lions win tonight at Lcachvillc. Adams, Lion forward, received scoring honors with 23 points, Scott, Lion center, was second with 11. < The game was the roughest seen on the Chick court this season with Blylhevllle having 21 fouls charged to 17 for LenchvJlle. Four players were sent to Ihe showers for fouls and roughing player charges. ,' Leachvillo led throughout the game, 9-7 at the firsl quarter; 18-13 at Ihe halftime, and 32-19 at the end of the ihird, , Leachvllle's girls went to victory in easy style, leading also in all quarters. i . • . Cornell, Lcachvillc scoring ace, went on a spree for high scoring honors with 24 points. She was closely followed by teammate Fxlgln . who (allied 'ifi, Blythovlllc was charged with 19 fouls; Lcachville H. Lineups: GIRLS B'ville (36) Pos. L'villc (41) Conlcy S F Edgin IB Hodge 12 F. Cornell 24 Bali 12 P Mclheny 7 Godwin G.. Galyean Moody G Appcrson Seay G.... : Woods Substitutions: Blythcvillc—Bunch 6, Travis, Warring ton. Leachvllle— Meynard, Moore. BOYS B'ville (33) Pos. L'villc (44) Lancashire 2 ...P Pierce i DeLong 6 F...... Adams 23 Krclch 7 C Scott 11 Pogue 2 G .Hodges Johnson 4 G Johnson 2 Substitutions: Blytheville —Ony, 8; Ferguson, 4. Lcachville—Nelson, 1; Welch, 2; Croom, 1. Referee—Thomas Ivy. Timekeeper—Billy, Gean. Scorer—Bcrlon Hampton. Temperatures Alliuila ............. .....77 Augusta . . . ____ ... ...... 10 Birmingham ....... ;.... 77 Charleston ............ ,.69 Charldtte .: .....,....'..;71 Chattanooga .. . ........ '.16 Chicago ................ 48 Cincinnati .............. 75 Denver .................. 45 Detroit . . ................ 46 Jacksonville ...... : ..... 76 Tallahassee .............. 55 Kansas City .......... •. . . . IT Macotl .................. 78 Memphis ............. ... 75 Miami ............. ..... 74 Montgomery .. .......... 80 New Orleans ............ 81 New York ....... .. ....... 40 San Antonio .. .......... 79 Savannah ..... ...... '73 Tampa ., ..;....} ........ 81 Washington . .-. ..;•.-. ;; .'; . , . <p Dallas:,;; ;.;:.-;;,.;,•; :.'t,;,;. 78 high low CO 58 62 56 53 50 25 35 at 30 64 32 53 56 50 57 — 67 34 65 57 60 53 JaciSbri*':"'-;''<-J; r V^V'.'?;'r;'?h BO" " 62 LitUle Rock '.'..'.'. 1$ 54 Shreveport .." .' 81 61 Some of Both BELLAIRE, O. (UP) _. Brief reports have become well known in tins war. And one written by Sgt Angolo DeLuca is no exception. notn somewhere in Germany to his wife In Be"alre, Sgt. DeLuca wrote: ."It looks like Christmas here, but It sounds like the fourth of July." • • - Just Back From Eastern Markets —New Shipments of ANTIQUES AND GIFTS Are Arriving Daily-Come In And See Them I The Gift Shop Modern * AaU«M Gift* MOSS BRYAN CHICKASAW West Main Near Zlst St. Sat, starts IZ:< 5; Sun. starts Uls Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, optns 8:45 Continuous shows Sal. and Son. Friday and Saturday Double Feature "TOMBSTONE" with Richard Dix & Kent Taylor and "MELODY LANE" with Baby Sandy & Uon Errol Serial; "The Batman" Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday "IN OLD CHICAGO" with A!!cc Faye * Tyrone Power UnivtrsU Newi Comedy BMrrilBVIUJS COUKIEll NEWS DOPE BUCKET i. r. iIADE NO MISTAKE 'The fellow ivho made the statc- nenl, 'Wnr Is Hell,' certainly was lot exaggerating." . . . and lo .lent. Howard FiLsby the roughest. iart of it all Is the Italian cam- After 49 missions as a pilot of D-29, Lieut. Frlsby' : ls well (Hial- Fierl for .such a statement. . . . fc was there when the going was he toughest. ... He was there 'hen even the mast optimistic was ncllncd to doubt the wisdom ol >ic invasion. . . . Me vnis in on he Salerno parly, nnii heard of he terrible beating we took on the Mvzlo beachhcatj. "To me Ihe most sickening sight vns at Salerno . . . H was not .uring the height of the fighting . . We were In the nlr helping he ground troopt; and artillery Ith our bomb loads . , . but my cart nearly stopped beating us I tood mid looked at Ihe white rosses, as ftir as the eye could sec, vidcncc of Hie hoys who gave their vcs at thnt .spot ... 1 .shall icver forget that scene, Iry as hard s I can . . . f hope America nail never forget it as they mould he organization that will prevent uch future bloodshed." Like most ol the boys who have cen action in the rough, Howard 'as hesitant to tnlk nboiit some of Is experiences ... He has com- ictcd his rim and is back for urther classification anil assignment that, probably will not call or another trip over the water . . . lut- from what he told me this talian campaign must have been "booker," us tough us Mussolini's Id boot. There was a touch of humor as he former BlyUievillc High school raduate, and University of Arkanas Junior, told of that first msi- ion. "Oddly, it was just a venr ago esterday," he said, recalling thnt was Feb. 13, |!H4 . . . "The'tar- el was Leghorn Harbor . . . 'hough confident nnil im.vloiis to et into the fight, I admit lhat I •asn't exactly calm and collected . . It wasn't exactly like gelling ride over to see your best girl. . . There wns a certain tense- ess in my throat . . . My mouth as dry . . . My heart, wns bcat- ig like n trip hummer . . . But nee Into the air and on uiir way nicli of the excitement died down - . and the Germans were not .it that day . . . We had practi- ally no opposition and the (ink as light, very light, so weak in act Hint i snlrt to myself, 'This going lo be a cinch.' . . . Why, i was Just too easy . . . I knew t couldn't, last. JHANGES HIS MIND 'And it didn't . . . Three days (tier I change^ my mind, and iow! ... At San Stefnno the errles threw lip everything in- ludhig the kitchen sink . . . 'hew, but it was hotl . , . They crtahily laid the shelnflnl lo us :ml day . . . Wo lost n lot of hips thill day and just barely ils-scd getting ours by n split iec- nd . . . Hiding right off the •ing of Ihe flight leader I saw him get hit and go down . . . We followed him clown as protection, watched him crash and radioed his position to crash boats . . . Only two of Die crew. Including the skipper survived ... He was :i big. husky, ex-footbal) star and was able to stand that shock and cold water. "From then on we never had an easy mission. They were oil tough, concrete evidence that Germany was ready for tills war . . . I'll give 'em credit as fighters . . •. They're no pushovers and may still be in Italy when the war Is over . . . The terrain Is favorable lo them. "Hut gli'e me those American Infantrymen . . . -nicy can lake It ... They took the best the Germans offered ,-mri kept coming . . . Nothing Is going to stop us, not even fanatical maniacs such as the Germans." Howard praised the fine work of (he lied Cross units In Italy . . . He said Ihcy not only are saving countless lives by their efficient methods, but nre contributing much to the welfare an t | morale of the boys . . . Those women of mercy will hold his undying affection. Lieut. - Frisby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard G. Frisby—formerly connected with A. S. IJarboro here entered the service in April 1942 . . He received his training at Thumlerbird Field, Ari7«na, and Pecos, Texas, before awarded his wings at the Lajunla, Colorado Army Air Field -. . . He was sent to GrceiH'ille, S, C., for 15-25 transition and R. T. U., mill arrived overseas In the first part of 10«, • . . He wn.s In North Africa and the Middle East for a period before going to Corsica where he remained. MKETS HIA'THEVILU; BOY During the year in Corsica he met only on e Blythevillc boy . . . Lieut. Gordon Rainey, who later gave his life, came by to sec him but never hafl Ihe opportunity to repay the visit . . . Lieut. Col. Dick Tiptou was close by and flc\v Into his field but they never made FREE BOOKLET Write for Informolion about •'premium-saver" policies, a ,«W, I, f D. Today". R. L. SHKKRICK x Box 985^ Blylhcvillc 'Wpr»iini;»j THI MUTUAL UFI """fl INJUIANCE COMPANY ol NEW YORK New Theater Manila's Finest OJ'EN 7 EACH EVENING MATINF.KS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT I O'CLOCK nil)' War Bonds (In Our Lobby Anytime) And Keep Them! Friday 'BROTHER RAT' with Wayne Morris Serial & Sliorl Back From Bataan viltc. I "My, but this plncp looks might good lo me," lie beamed . . . "Swcll- ; tst spot oit Hie map, CV( , n lf j i don't live here any more!" Tumbling, Wrestling Classes Are Planned Service men stationed at Blytheville Army Air Field now have tumbling and wrestling classes—if they want I hem. Beginning Hits week, classes are liclne held eacli morning with Lieutenant Kllngwill in charge of tumbling Instruction and Staff Sergt. Chris fielkas In charge of wrestling classes. It is planned to form post teams from members, It was announced by Lieut, nil! Adams, athletic officer. One of (he lirst survivors of "Moody Bataan" lo fejoin U. S. forces on Luzon is' Pfc. Josd Piiez, nbove. of Washington, U. C. A member ol Ihe 31st Infanlry regiment, he escaped capture by Japs nnd has fought with Filipino guerrillas sinca the Islands' fall contact . . . Neither knew the other was there. Alter his 49th mission Howard was stricken seriously ill and placed on the shelf for several months bctore returning to the States to recover ... He lost little lime slinking off the effects of. the inig and regaining his health once back in the States and put his feet under Mom'.s table . . . That is the best medicine I know. Just whnt Is in store for him in Ihe near future isn't known Right now he is spending a few days in Memphis with nis parents, plans to be with his bride-to-be In Nashville for a few more days, then back to Florida for asslen- nenl. And would you know, he seemed iwfully glad to be back in Dlythe- TAME Glre ll thai well Kroomc.1 <,>,r.,,t u luoli - Acltl lllstre - Kw P >-our UNRULY Iralr lying flnt. Always us-.: Morolino H;i!r Tonic, ^nrfie Ijolllc 25c. Sold everywhere. Now Open In OSCEOLA! (Just North of Courthouse On Old Hiillground) WILSON TIRE SHOP Guaranteed RECAPPING & VULCANIZING. of Passenger Car, Truck anil Tractor Tires. GRADE T11KEE TIRES. TUBES ami KELINEKS (No Certificates Required) AETNA LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. E. H. FORD, Representative -I'hone Z811 2 OG Lynch Bldjf. 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