The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 5, 1945 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 5, 1945
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PAGE SIX HLYTHBVILLK COUIUEU NEWS. MONDAY, MARCH 5, 19'15' Devault Slated To Meet Canny Joe Welch Returning For Individual Bout With Joe Wolfe Making tils first start of the new year here, lanky Joe Welch, youngest of the famous Oklahoma wrestling family, faces one of his severest ring tests (outfit ns lie tangles with brilliant young Joe Wolfe, former Ohio State University grid star, In one half of Pro- mtoter Mike Meroney's weekly mat card at the American Legion arena, "Wild Bill" Canny, the Atlanta rubber man and top ranking bad actor, comes in for proof of his toughness from one Jack Devault swashbuckling villain in his owi right, to complete the program. Both matches are billed for two best falls of three, each carrying an hour and a half time limit. Indications point to another jammed Imusc and action galore as the two pairs of evenly matched giants open up. .It was Christmas night that Joe Welch last appeared along local cauliflower row. He teamed with ills two brothers, Roy and Jack, in DOPE BUCKET BX J. r. ,V WORTHY CAIISli i Today Is mercy day! Today marks the beginning of the 1915 drive for the American lied Cross. Today marks the start of the campaign to raise funds for continuation of the most worthwhile cause known to man In this day; a cause that should need no soliciting, no coercing, . . . The dollars should roll in voluntarily, . . . The coffers of Ihls fund .should be filled lo overflowing all the time, a perpel- ual How of bucks to check the How of the crimson life blood of Americans. There is no earthly way to evaluate the worth of the Red Cross, In peace or war. . . . You just can't measure human kindness In a test tube or by the thermometer. . If such a thing were |»ssil)le the Red Cross undoubtedly would stand at the top of the llsl of benevolent organizations thai have Ihe welfare the first ond only six-man tag match ever attempted, It was a terrific show and, as usual, Joe played a prominent role In the victory ns the Welches battered Canny, Red Roberts and Sergt. Chris" Bclkas, subbing for Otto Von tudwig. Open llattic Likely • Because of his all-round brilliance and skill that, carries a large portion of recklessness young Welch is immensely popular here. The customers go for their action. The more activity, in the double-rough and tough, tlie better they like 11, And that Is what Joe serves up every time, He has one o^ the best winning averages of any' wrestler who regularly appears here. Pans who have seen Joe Wolfe open up in his three performances in the American Ceglon arena rate hiin one of the best and expec 1 him "to give Welch one of tin toughest battles of his fine career They base this prediction on th fact thai Wolfe is young, versa tile, aggressive, ns well as daring and has Improved each time he ha shown hero. A battle of wits and skill very likely will develop into a fast breaking match is highly probably. - Meanies Lock Horns, In the other half,of the all-star card the faithful can look for a 1 bruising batlle lo a finish between two "toughies" of the lirst water. Tills* fellow Canny, despite his friendly attitude outside • the tcmared circle, becomes a raging tornado once the gong sounds for battle. Sometimes he doesn'l even wait for the bell, which Is nil right by the fans. He Is tough Make no mistake of it. More than otice, every match to' be exact , Canny has proven his right to the lop rating of mat meanie. He has been thrown several times but never to his own satisfaction. He has never met his master, and that goes for the Welches, In Devault he meets a wrestler of the same type. The big former of people as their prime objpectlvc We on the banks of the some- lines turbulent Mississippi Hlvoi ave been brought [ace to face will lie magnificent service of the lict !ross. . . . Whether in btrlckei rcas brought about by Hoods, lire ir wind the lied Cross angels o ncrcy can always be found busll; engaged In the humane business o saving lives. . . . Their work ii such conditions is legion. LAVS GUKAT HOLE But in limes such as these who the whole world is Ihrown into con flict, when nations are tearing at each other's throats, when men, women and children ate caught in the maelstrom of madness and hurled into Eternity all because of cej> going. . . . They arc proof lat the people back home arc hinklng and working for them, coking to their welfare. . . . And , often is the difference between iving and dying, he said. So, Americans, let's dig and ilirj :eep for tills worthy cause. . . . Vlake the work of the canvassers ightcr by nol wailing for them to ome around. . . . Send In your ontrlbulion. . . . Make them vorthwhlle. , . . Remember, your lollars. may mean the difference ictwecn life and death for your alhcr, your son, or your brother. . . DonT take a chance. . . . II sn'l worth it. . . . There Is loo nuch at stake! 1.E8T WE FOKOET Just one year ago loday courageous Mr. and Mrs, Ncy Hunt received word that their son, Jimmlc, had Ivcn his life for the cause of Democracy in a plane crash somewhere in Italy. More than a year before, Oct. 13. 1012, they h;u given nnother son, Lieut. Mil'Hunt In a nlanc disaster In Texas. Jimniio completed Ills training nni already completed live missions ove Italy, then recl-hol with activity when his ship failed lo return. . They'' were fine, Christian youn men. . . . They have been nilsse mul will continue to lie missed I) tliosc of us who knew and admirci them for their outstanding cliarac tcr qualities .... We lake thl opiiorlunlty lo solute two Kalian Americans. . . . May their nicin Hagg Defeated In Initial Try Runs Last In Mile In IC4A Meet; Will Run Again Saturday Ily Dulled I'icss 'Hie truck world Is Kcltlng rcuriv for the New York KnItjliLs of Col- umljus mod next Saturday night In Mtidlson Stjuarc anrdon. AL tlml time Guilder Hagg, Ihc pccdy Swede who ran lust In the pcdul mile "I tile 1C4A meet, gain will try Ills unsteady "ECU cfis" on the boards. .Tlic lull Swede sel an early pace, ut couldn't hold up In the final luges ot !\ race tlmt turned out o lie gruelling contest between winner Jimmy Riifferty and Forest, Efaw, the National AAU luce-mile champ. However, Ilngi; and Hafferty hail 0 share headlines with the truly great Army track team that ran ip a new record total of 73 and one-half points in Die TC4A meet. Army placed In every event on ho program and completely dom- imted the picture from start to 'Inlsh. Notnblc achievements included George nei'ger and Jerrj Morrow running one, two in tin COO" and four Army men tylns, with a Navy man for first in tin Dole vault. At, Knnsas City, Iowa State woi the Big Six track title, thus Ink ing its second conference title ii two ni[;hls. The preceding night Iowa Stat had won the Uitf Six hasketba! crown. The Staters won only tw events in the track meet bul pile up so many seconds and third that they finished with <!0 point Iowa Wins Big 10 Cage Title; Kentucky Trips Vols, 39 to 35 By United Press The basketball season Is fast rawing to a close with Hie major 'jLinmmcnts and a few Intefsec- lltinal games about the only things kft on the calendar. Iowa University has won Its first unilisiiulGd title In tile I3lg Ten by healing Illinois 43 to 37 111 the II- i;::l (;ame of the season. The Hnwkcycs lost only one conference game during • tlie season UK! Hint wus Ihe same Illinl (cum. although 11 really wasn't exactly die same team because several key men had been lost between the two However, Iowa ccrlainly_ had the iirst team in the conic re ric'e^ anil Northern Division championship of .he Pacific Coast conference. In .he final gamc.s of the season Washington State beat Idaho 40 to 30 mid Oregon beat Oregon State 47 to'38. A playoff, for the title will be worked out In the next day or so. In the Seventh Service Command WAG basketball championship girls of Port DCS Moines won the title by beating the las'lcs of Filz- .simmons General Hospital of Denver, 31 to 30. II was a tight game and required two overtime periods before a decision could be reached. took top money In the $5000 Jack- shooting. sonvllle, Flu., open. | last week at Pen.sacola he fln- BncaU finished the regular 72 ishcd the 12 holes 21 strokes under par. Yesterday he completed his That's a total of 43 strokes bc- ow regulation in eight rounds of ompetitlvc play, brllllBii golf in ny language. ry and others who naid the Jiu-! [0 to ,, N C b,.,, S ka's 30. reine sacrifice spur us on to end j One o! Ule real smi)rls( , s of u """" mccl clime when Ed Quirk, Mis Hie greed of man, the lied Cross plays Us greatest, far reaching role. The Red Cross has n representative in every field of activity. . . . They take care of the dead and wounded. . . . They arc up on the battle line, under constant fire of enemy guns, yet without protective means, only the sheltering care of the Almighty. . . . They have mobile canteens that serve hot doughnuts and coffee. . . . Thcj naintaln recreational halls, places meet and rela.x, and countless other bits of service thul mean ot to the morale of the fighting nan. . ! . H all is part of thcli >rogrnm that is so great in its scope hat the average citizen back homo can nol grasp in entirety. One of the strongest boosters to: .he fine work of the American Keel Cross Is Sergl. Oglesbj 1 , the Mtmlli his conllicl and sec Ibal another. icver happens. lumberjack has a i long victories over some of outstanding , grapplcrs In .the country.: as Tprcof . Ifrihls ring .prowess. He -openly ^ predicts he-will tnkc. '' lad who participated In the his torlc Dieppe raid. . . . You will re call that Scrgt. Oglcsby not onl was seriously wounded, but take a prisoner by the Germans. Despite inadequate medical care 1 the Nazi prison camp Sergt. Ogles-, by recovered from his wounds.. . He was later repatriated. OFFERS LIVING INCKNT1VK The sergeant could not find enough superlatives to adequately justify his feelings for the excellent service rendered (o him personally, string of • • To " lc Prisoners of war the Hie moit Red Cross boxes are a God-send. . . They are .the special incentive Vorsffer Hangs Up Yale Scoring Mark y NEA Service ' NEW HAVEN.—Yule's little him-1 lie of basketball talent, John Warst- J er, poured In 240 points during the | campaign to establish an all-time single season high for any Bulldog icrformcr ill the'50-year history of .he sport on this campus. Over the IB-game route the pint-sized rhapsody in blue edged out Paul Walker for scoring honors i>y exactly 18 points In a race which wus nip and tuck all the way. Despite n heavy cold which hung on and limited his activities in the latter part of the season. Hiinny Warstlcr managed lo nlso nick Captain Walker in the average points per game by a scant two- tenths of a point, ' *4| souri football star, won Ihe sin pill and set a new meet record i 52 feet, one inch. He beat h I highly touted teammate Bill I?ai igerl, the opera singing Irack sta J who is the national indoor chan pion. Illinois defeated Michigan in : Important warnni]) mecl betwci the two strongest contenders f Ihc Big Ten title. The e Hawkeye cagers scored..: 1030 Int.s during the season to set a w varsity record in that dcpart- •nl. In addition they sel a higher vlc- ry percentage llian any pervious iwii team. Ohio Slate finished Tond In the conference with 10 Ins and Iv/o losses and Illinois was ilrd with seven wins in 12 games. Army and Navy met al Annapolis ud the Cadets won in a close nne. 50 to 18. Thai gave Army a record of 14 ins In 15 gamc.s this year and the iadcts have won 30 of their last 1 games. They losl only to an 1111- erdog Pennsylvania team this ear. Navy finished the season with a word of 12 victories and 2 defeats o"lnj! lo Army and the Bainbrldge \I:ival Training Station. In the Southeastern Conference Kentucky came through in the fl- :als of the annual tournament to K'at Tennessee 30 to 35. It was a close game all the way vlth the Volunteers and the Kentucky Wildcats scratching and clawing right down to the last whistle. Kentucky was defending champion and probably will play In one of the posl-scafon tournaments again this year. The University of Utah, last year's NCAA champion team, came through last night to trim Brigham Young 50 lo 51 to win the Big Seven title. The Utcs arc undefeated in conference play this year and again \rill play the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament. Lasl season Utali played In New York in Ihc Garden Invilalional Snead Winner In Tourney At Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Pla., Mar. 5 (U.P.)—The West Virginia hillbilly ;otfer Samuel Jackson Snead, won The victory served notice to Hyron Nelson, leading money winner In Uie winter golf parade, thai Slamming Sain is out to catch him. First place was worth $1000. Snead now has won three consecutive tourneys, two weeks ago lie took the Gulfport, Miss,, open, lust week he won the $6500 dollar Pensacola tournament and now the Jacksonville event. All told, the Miicoth-swinglr.g •Wcsl Virginian has won six inajoi tourneys since his rcccr.l release roin the Navy, Nelson trails him In tournament wins by two, but the Toledo, Ohio shotma'kcr still leads In the moncj department. At Ihe conclusion of inst wcck'.s Pensacola open, Lord Byron hac pocketed $14,486 in war bonds fo his winter's work. Sammy was second with $12,51' in war bonds. First-place money ii the Jacksonville tourney, which h won yesterday, will still leave Sam my trailing the Toledo pro by good amount. If Snead maintains his present himself another healthy Jackpot yesterday. Slamming Sam, who's homebasc Read Courier News Want Ads. New Theater Manila's Finest OPEN 7 KACH EVENING MATINKF.S SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 1 O'CLOCK nuy War Bonds (In Our Lobby Anytime) And Keep Them! Last Time Today "Keys of the Kingdom" with Gregory I'eck & Thomas Milchell Fox News ,fc Shorl brand of golf, he not only is likely to pass Nelson in the money winning but he is also going to set is Hot Springs, Va., golf club, some sort of a record for sub-par *Sure, 111 hold it to 6 minutes* Tuesday 'Strangers in the Night' with William Terry Serial A Short eight undisputed torsi places and ! Tourney and were eliminated, only lied for first in the high jump to take the meet 58 In -1C. Michigan and Illinois are expected to fight it out for thq Big Ten Indoor title next Saturday night at Chicago. CHUCKItAN JOINS III' Slate College, Pa. — Johnny Clnickrnn of Penn State will carry lo be Invited to fill in at the Ian minute in the NCAA meet when Arkansas dropped out because of a serious automobile accidcnl which the Razorbacks were invf . Utah came through to win the NCAA meet and laler Saint John's, which had won the Garden tournament, in a Red Cross game and the ball for Uncle Sam as a mem- beat Saint Jotnfs. ber of the Army until the war is| Washington Stale and WOM have finished in a tie Oregon for the IT TAKES AN EXPERT CHECK-UP NOW j^^ if hcceiSafy.''Kh6wing' 1 ' ; Ca'imy"'<is 1 they do, the fans will want to be on hand for this operation. H will take quite a man. But Devault says he Is just tlml much man. The first match, undecided bs Promoter Meroiiey, gels under wa> promptly at 8:15. Yaqui Joe, the colorful Inrtliu veteran who did sucli a bangui job of officiating last, week, wll ngahi serve as referee in the ab sencc of Meroney, who is taking a brief vacation. [2« r 1rop3 In ei\ch Tj STUFFED NOSES open , [lircatha freer. Cnution: lUsa only as -liroclod. IRENE™ NOSE DROPS FOUR FOK SULLIVAN Notre Dame.---ShotpuUcr George Sullivan, 18. has already \voii enough points for a track monogram, giving him I wo years of football and track at Notre Dame. 'A Better Place To Eat The New PALACE CAFE —Steaks, Chops, Srafnnd. Chicken. Vegetables cooked just like home. WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, March 5th, 8:75 p. m. • Lowest Admission of any Wrestling Arena In America, Adults, 36c, T»i 9c—Total, 45c. Reserved Scats, IZe, Tax So—Tola], 15e. Children's Seat* 12e, Tn 3c, Total, 15c. Reserved Seats On Sale at (he Legion Arena Brery Monday from 6 p. m. on Double Main Event 2 90-min. 2 out of 3 fall Matches JOE WELCH YS, CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. Sat. starts 13:45; Sun. starts 1>45 Night shows 5:45 Excepl Monday, opens 6:45 Conlinuous shows Sat. and Sun. Last Time Today "PITTSBURGH" with Marlcne Dietrich Universal News Comedy Tuesday BUDDY N1TE 2 Tickets for Hie Price of 1 "I WAS FRAMED" \sith Julia Bishop & Milchell Ames Musical Short RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WEEK-DAT NIGHTS Boi Office Opens 7:15—Show SUrto ({I at 7:39. Jfl SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS r • Cox Offlce Opcm 1 Show SUrU 1:15 Busy as Long Distance lines are, most calls go through all right. But there's still a rush on some circuits. When you're on a crowded line, Long Distance .will ask you to help by saying, "Please limitjour. call to 5 minutes.". SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE CO. JOE WOLFE WILD BILL CANNY vs. JACK DEVAULT Last Time Today Abroad With Two Yanks with William Bcnilix & Dennis O'Kccf« IIKO News & Comedy Tuesday & Wednesday Tuesday N'ighl is Opportunity Nifjlil "THE DEVIL AND MRS. JONES" With Jc:in Arthur, Hobl. Cumruings :uut Cluirles Cotmrn AND COMEDY . TO HELP YOU save that car! f Crawforcl Service Station S. 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