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•*'•• Luke Sewell Is Manager Almost Without a Team By OSCAR KAHAN Cape Girardeau, Mo., March 18— (fP)~ Luke Sewell of the St. Louis Browns is a manager virtually without a team. Although the Browns' reserve list of .10 players was the largest in the American league, only 19 have reported for spring training so Car. And, us Sewell said, "Y o u can't got a team In shape when your players are scattered all over tho country." Cotract trouble isn't the chief reason for nbsi'iUpcishi. T h i r d baseman Harlond Clift, for example, is still at Selah, Wash., trying to find some one to care for lf> head of cattlo on his ranch. Pitcher Paul Dean is helping finish some chores at Holdenvillc Ark. Young Bill Seinsoth, promising rookie loft hanclor who won 24 and lost ten games with New Orleans last season, wrote he believed he could get into condition by himself on the west coast. Sewell's reply si/zlcd on the telegraph wires. Seven of Browns' players still are unsigned, among them Clift, because he doesn't know whether he'll be able to play baseball this year, first baseman George McQuinn. pitchers Sta n Fcrens and Archie McKain. catcher F r a n k Hayes, and infieldcrs Floyd Baker and Don Heffner. Other absentees, several of them awaiting draft summons, are pitchers George Caster and W o o d y Rich, catcher Dick Forrell, second baseman Don Gutlerldgc. rookie Shortstop Bob Dillingi-r, utility infielder Alan Strange, short slop Vernon Stephens and'first baseman Chuck Stevens. As a result. Sewell has only OIK- infielder in camp, Mark Chris'man; two recruit catchers. Joe Sehulf/. and Ardys Keller, nine pitchers and all six outfielders. Pebs Sell Trexler to Indianapolis Richmond. Va., March 18 — (#•)— Jim Trexler. who won 19 and lost seven games as pitcher for Little Rock ! n the Southern Association last year, said today he had been sold by Little Rock to Indianapolis of the American Association, but intended to stick to his new job as n Richmond policeman. Trexler. who formerly pitched for Richmond in the Piedmont- League, said he would immediately inform Indianapolis of his decision and ask Judge W. G. Bramham, minor league baseball commissioner, to place him on the voluntary retired list. National youth committees arc financed by the British government to oversee the welfare of young people bctwcn 14 and 18. MOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS SPOBTS By HUGH FULLeRTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist New York' March 18 W)— The National Collegiate A. A, won't be holding its usuiil golf and tennis championships this spring although the track- meet probably will go on as usual. . . The reason, of course, is that by the time these events usually are run off, most colleges will have had their commencements and there won't be many top-flight competitors hanging around. . . It seems to be the academic speed-up, rather than service calls, that arc wrecking the college spring programs and by next fall Prof. Philip. O. Badger, the N.C.A.A. president, figures sports "will be stabilized on a new basis.". . Anyway, stabilized or not, it will bo new Muscle Jerks When the Yankees used the Asbury Park, N. J., high school tor calisthenics Tuesday, some of the students watched from the bleachers. . . The muscular manvueers of the alhlclns were so funny that some of the kids laughed right out loud and had to be reprimanded for embrrassing the mighty major leaguers. . . Maybe Col. Biff Jones, the Army athletic director, was seeking to provide similar entertainment when he suggested that the Dodpors start work in the West point field house a little earlier so the cadets could see some real expensive ivory on the hoof. Today's Guest Star Al Wolf, Los Angeles Times: "One very articulate Hollywood boxing fan, who used to scream 'downstairs' when he wanted a pug to shoot for his opponent's midriff, is yelling 'below deck' these days. . . He's in the Navy now." One-Minute Sports Page The crack soccer team composed of performers in the Ringling-Barnum and Bailey circus has been disbanded because of wartime difficulties. . . Syd Hwoc, who played hockey for the Red Wings all winter and held down a defense job in Detroit, received a watch from his fellow tool and die makers the other night in recognition of his performances on tine ice. . . Leona Hertz, daughter of the noted Chicago lace.hoss owner, is working in the publicity business in New York. . . The New York university track team, first to win both the Intercollegiate 4-A and the A.A.U. indoor championships, is slated to .visit Red Cross headquarters to make a mass blood donation Saturday. . . Jockey Eddie De Camillis.-out of action because of injuries, has bought a hotel at Haver De Grace,' Md. — where he won't be bothered by racing fans for some time. gests that the "grapefruit league" should be re-named the "limestone circuit.". . . .That doesn't include New England granite, New Jersey sand or even plain Mississippi mud ..B;it it's a cinch a lot df the pampered veterans will find it rocky going this spring. Service Dept. Steve Slavers, former Columbia swimmer, has been promoted to captain in the Marines and sent to Camp Pendleton, Calif,, as in- slruclor in individual combat. He reports it was more lha n a trifle embarrassing when he got a bayonet slash over the eye recently and had to sport a bandage that- proved the chief instructor was something less than perfect. . . Two of his students (both good! are Liculs. Frank Reagan, ex - Penn and Giants footballer, and. William Rutlcdge, former Rhode Island state basketball player. . . Iowa prc-Flglht school coaches thought they had some record breakers when Cadet Bob Schwigel was lime in 0.7 for the 60-yard low hurdles and Webb Douglas in 5.8 for the GO-yard dash. . . Then they re-measured the course and found it was only 53 yards. Spring Braining With five major league clubs and three American association teams training in Indiana this spring, sports editor Tom Slephenson of the Elkhart (Ind.) Daily Truth sug- Eleven Better Class Sprinters Meet Today Hot Sprin9s, March 18 —(/Pi- Eleven of the better cl'ass of sprinters met today in the featured fourth race at Oaklawiv, an allowance event over six furlongs. , Gray Dream, from the Memphis - owned stables of J. W. Rodi- gers, was topwcightcd at 118 pounds. Mrs. J. J. Hettche's Meg- j gy was assigned 113. Two other well-liked sprinters nominated included Mrs. C. E. Nelson's entry of Johnnie J., and Sassy Lady, both former winners here. Others entered were Big Meal. Mixer, Bob's Dream, Gold Mike, Begda, Albatross and Par Avion. Spiral Pass, Mt. Desert stables' four - year - old daughter of Phara- mond II - Bantry Pass, led all the | way to win the $1,500 Bundles for America handicap yesterday. She finished the mile and sixteenth' route in 1:14, a length' ahead of H. H. Hagg's Devalue. Rivermont Ranch's Ballyarnelt was third. Spi^ ral Pass paid only $2.80' to win, the shortest price here- this season. Deaths Last Night By The Associated Press •Dr. Merton S« Kice' Detroit, Mariih J8—(/P)—Dr. Mer- I'on- S. Rice, 70, of the Metropolitan Methodist church of Detroit, one of the nation's largest pastorates, and once described 1 in a nationwide church poll as one of the country's 25 most influential preachers, died last night. He was a native of Ottawa, Kas. PAGE FIV« V // I , Curlee Two-Pants SPRING SUITS -While They Lost! Positively the Last Chance to Get These Famous Curlee Suits with Two Pairs of Pants . . . Two-Pants Suits Are No Longer Made. Summerhaven (Two Pants) Summerset , (Two Pants) 100% Ail-Wool Suits. Buy Now While You Can Have a Good Selection. Tlie Leading Department Store GEO. W. ROBISON & CO. Hope Nashville Ralph H. Dunn New York, March 18'— «P)—Ralph H.Dunn, 69, retired stock broker and father of James Dunn,, stage and screen aclor, died last night. He was born in Bangor,, Me. Jans e n Haines Philadelphia, March 18' — (/P) — Diedrich Jansen Waines, 72, retired mechanical engineer and former president of the Qes Moines (la.) Gas company, died last night. Phillip L. Henrlquez Wheaton, IH, March 18 — (/P) — Phillip L. Henriqucz, 69, the last 21 years western advertising manager for the St Louis Post - Dispatch and in the advertising business nearly 50 years died last night. The mciroscope was invented more than 300 years ago. CARE —Improves Any Suit! No matter how well-cut a suit may be it still needs constant care to keep it fit. Hang up your clothes. Make them look best . . . wear best! Look Your Best. Hall Bros. Do a Fine Job of Suit Pressing. A Trial Will Prove It HALL BROS. Cleaners & Hatters Phone 385 Labor to Seek Relaxation of Wage Control Washington, March 18—(/)')—Labor leaders demanding a relaxation of the government's wage ;dphtrols will lay their case before President Roosevelt Saturday at a meeting which conceivably may determine; the War Labor Board's future policies. The occasion Is a perodio gathering of labor's Victory Committee, composed of AFL. CIO and Railroad Brotherhood officials who are critical of the policies the board is administering. Already shaken by niternal dissension, the WLB faces an onslaught from still another quarter —John L. Lews of the United Mine workers. Experienced government observers believe the real crisis in the soft coal wage, case will be postponed considerably beyond April. 1, when the present agreement expires, but these and other .informed sources question whether some measures to bolster WLB prestige and give it a harmonious front can be as long delayed. Postponement of the co«l crisis, in Ihe opinion of government officials who cannot be quoted, will take the form of an offer by Lewis to make any future agreement retroactive to April: 1, or an order by the WLB, or the president, to that effect. The board is composed of an equal number of representatives of industry, labor and the public — a maximum of 12 members, although sometimes decisions are made by a nine-man board and v in minor cases, by. a. six - man board. Decisions have been unanimous in 70 per cent of the cases and .lissents caused 1m cropland dissents caused little more than a ripple as long as they occurred on a unil basis. However, grave dissensions over interpreting basic policy became evident in the west coast aircraft case two weeks ago when public member Wayne L. Morse joined the. labor unit in a minority vote, and some of the labor members declared "dictation" by Stabilization. Director James F. Byrne had; destroyed the board's Democratic processes. At one point in the aircraft case, George Meany, AFL secretary- treasurer, gave the Nazi salute, shouted, "Heil, Byrnes," and: walked out of the room. Since the aircraft decision, Morse has disagreed with his public'col- leagues several more' times, though 1 not always voting with the labor unit. Meanwhile, the AFL. has formally proposed a program to revamp the board's wage policy, including, a new ceiling on cost-of-living adjustments. The-board'will take it' up Monday and its rejection, if the board votes at all, is generally expected. Morse's quarrel with the rest of the public members does not involve the application of the 15 per cent (little steel) formula, which is strictly a cost-of-living adjustment. He is on record' against raising that ceiling until the rest of the government' agencies have had 1 more opportunity to stabilize living costs. Eventually, he says, it may have to be raised to assure living standard's that will not impair production efficiency. Plant Properly, Save Seed, Urge Experts This is No. 7 of a series of 12 articles of expert advice for Victory gardeners this year. It is suggested that you clip and save each installment for future reference. Prepared by the U. S. Department of Agriculture for NEA Service. The need for garden seed, is greater this year than ever before, and for this reason it is important that all Victory gardeners buy and sow their seeds wisely. "Don't buy more seed than you need to plant," cautions the U. S. Department of Agriculture. "Don't plant more seed than you need to get a stand." The Department points out that spaced as the plants are to stand. These vegetables never should be thinned in the rows. Small seeds, such as carrots, collards, onions, parsnips, spinach, should be sown three or four times as thickly as the plants are to stand, because many seeds usually fail to produce good seedlings. Surplus seedlings are to be thinned out before the plants crowd one another. Beet and chard "seeds" should be sown no thicker than the plants are to stand, because these "seeds" are reglly fruits, each containing several seeds. Some thinning is always necessary. Cabbage, tomato, and onion Contributors to County Red Cross Drive Arkansas Machine Specialty. Co. $58,45 Mr. & Mrs. C. €. McNeil lOiOO Mr. & Mrs. J'. A, O'Sleen 10:00 MB. & Mrs. Dolph, Carrigan lOiOO Mr. & Mrs. T. 3. McDavitt lOiOO Mr. & Mrs. B. W. Edwards 20.00 A\ L. Black 25.00 Mr. & Mrs. Elbert Jones : 10.00 Mrs, Matt Galster & Van Galster 5,00 Mrs. J. H. Arnold' ....*. 5.00 Mrs. N, T. Jewell 5.00 Mrs. Harry Briant 5iOO Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Billings........ 5.00 PLANTING CHART The following table shows suitable spacing for a numb'er of common vegetables in a small garden, with the amount of seed required for one foot and 100 feet of row and the proper depth of covering in a good sandy loam. In heavy soils seed should be covered less deeply and m light sandy soil a little more deeply. Sports Mirror By The Associated press Today A Year Ago Jeff Cravata, former coach at San Francisco, was named' to succeed Justin "Sam" Barry as head coach at U.S.C. Three Yeans Ago — Walter Mehl handed Taisto' Mild his first American defeat at Kansas City, winning two-mile test by a step in 9<:09.5v Five Years Ago'— Phillips "66" quintet, 1937 runnerup, was beaten by Kansas City heale'ys in- semifinals of National A. A. U. basketball tournament al Denver. In France during the Middle Ages the length of a man's shoes indicated his social rank. Minimum space between" rows (inches) 'Lima beans Snap beans Beets : Cabbage .. Carrots ... Chard .... Collards .. Kale ..... Lettuce ... Mustard .. Onions ... Parsnips .. Peas .., Potatoes Radishes Spinach Squash Sweet corn Tomatoes . Turnips .. 24 24 14 27 14 18 18 18 15 15 14 18 18 24 12 12 ,100 36 36 14 Distance between plants in row (inches) Seed required to plant: 1 foot of row (number) 100 ft. of row Depth to cover seed (inches) people had reason to be glad. Four weeks ago the Germans were here looting. Before they left they seized four rabbis as hostages and demanded that the Jews give them 100 pounds in gold' as ransom money or the rabbits would be shot. The deadline for delivery of the gold was set for 1 p.m. At noon the Jews had only 80 pounds in gold. Women had- given rings, bracelets and little treasures. Men had parted with watches, chains and rings. But still they were 20 pounds short. So they went into the synagogues and stripped them of gold plate and precious ornaments, and the rab- lives were saved. This story was told us many times'on our tour of .he island and its picturesque vil- gaes. More than 200 refugees fled ' to Djerba from the German - occupied ports of Sfax, Sousse ad abes in Tunisia. They said the :ermans looted the towns and'that American bombings had' smashed most of the buildings. "Will the Germans return?" Many asked fearfully. We assured them the Germans would not return to Djerba. And they cheered and clapped hands. 84 24 2-3 15-24 2-3 4-6 15-18 12 12 4-6 2-3 2-3 1 12 2 3-4 30 15 24 2-3 3-4 3-4 6 20-25 lb. 1 ounce 50-90 plants ] /4 ounce 1 ounce 1 packet 1 packet 1 packet ounce 1 qt. sets ounce 1 lb. 6-8 Ibs. 1 ounce ounce 1 ounce V4 lb. 50 plants ounce V? 1-1% 1 ~ while the suply of vegetable seed for Victory Gardens promises to be sufficient to meet the country's needs, the situation is tight, particularly for onion, beet and carrot seeds, and it would be unwise to waste any kind. Nearly all gardeners, especially at first, have been found to sow seed too thickly. This not only requires an. excess of seed', but also 1 wastes labor, as the seedlings later must be thinned by hand to- the- spacing needed for proper growth. Where- seed are sown too closely, poor growth and' poor quality vegetables result unless thinning is prop- eijy done. Bean and pea seeds should be plants and onion sets should be placed where they are to remain Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Taylor. Mrs. Doris B'. Dunn Mrs. Ada Rhodes Mrs, Catherine Howard & Roberta Howard'. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Richards. Mrs. Earnest Wingfield Mrs. J. M. Houston Mrs. Tom Purvis Miss Sue Jones Mrs. Nora Carrigan Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Dodson. Dr. & Mrs. W. G. Allison Miss Mary Carrigan ... Gale E. Rose Thelma Thrash Hope Confectionery Woman's Aux. Presbyterian Church Miss Margaret Gunter Mrs. Dora Gunter King Mr. & Mrs. A. A. Halbert and' Family Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hearne Mr. and' Mrs. Cecil McNew. Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Gather Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Kennedy. Mrs. John W. Turner . Logan Bailey Mr. & Mrs;. Edgar Briant Miles Laha Rev. R. B. Moore .: ...... Mrs. W. M. Duckett Arthur Holland ^ Alvin Broyles Cloise Morton Mrs. Dorsey McRae Jr. Mrs. L. A. Foster Mr. & Mrs. H. R. Copland'. Mrs. Leo Robins 6.0 5.0 5:0' 5,6 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.d 5.0 s.d s.d S.d y li 61 s,d 7.0 5.0 bid 5.0 3d s.oj 5.0 5.0 5,fl s.cft 5,0 5.0T 5.00* 5.0< 5,0( 5.0( 5.01 Fights Last Night By The: Associated Press New Orleans — Bobby Ruffiti 137, New York, knocked out Bobbj Mclnlyre, 134, Detroit (17) Elizabeth, N. J. — Buddy Farrell 151 3-5, Newark, outpointed Mar vin Bryant, 155. 1-2, Dallas,, Texa: (6). Cobalt blue glass containers- ar< being replaced for the duration b; flint glass, because cobalt is on th critical list. Marines were first called Devi Dogs by the Germans in 1918. in the row. Tall growing crops should be placed preferably on the north' or west side of the garden so that they will not shade the low plants. As far as possible, the first plantings of small and early vegetables should be along the south or east side, with later crops to be sown progressively across the plot. This helps avoid confusion and damage to earlier sowings. Gardeners should consult their experienced neighbors and local agricultural advisers on the best time to plant the various kinds of vegetables. Tiny Isle Off Coast of Africa Almost Escapes War By DON WHITEHEAD On the Island of Djerba, March 14—(Delayed)—(tf 1 )— The gods of war almost forgot this island of golden sands off the North African coast' — almost, but not quite. Twentyfive miles away guns are booming. The earth trembles with the explosions of shells and the thunder of bombs dropped from American and British planes on Field Marshal Rommel's positions in the Mareth line. Armored cars and tanks roll across Tunisian THE GREMLINS YOUR* PONG VERY <5oop WORK, MISS SUSIE. JU5TKEEPITUPAND WE'LL SEE ABOUT A LITTtE SWEETENER IN THE AND MV BEST CUSTOMERS, TOO/ plains and roads battered by the passage of many vehicles. But over Djerba island a senso of peace and security rests like a protective cloak. In a world gone mad it is a place of quiet serenity where life is sane and almost normal. One would never believe such a spot could exist along the war-ravaged African coast wihtin earshot of the guns. But here it is — an island of golden sands lying green and beautiful in the Gulf of Gabes. Its history is losl in antiquity, but it is known that Djerba pottery was being made before the birth of Christ. A little native boat with patched sails carried us to the island , lying aboul a mile off the mainland. "You are Ihe first American we have seen." the boatman said to me in French. "Vive Roosevelt!" Our car followed us by ferry, the machine looking almost as big ,ii the boat. We drove across the island over an excellent road to Djerba's principal town — Houmt- Souk. The road wound through green barley fields, groves of olive trees and scarlet masses of poppies splotched wilh the vivid yellow of daisies. Shepheds tended 'flocks of sheep and herds of goats. The bosses 11 of Houmt-Souk were blue and white, so clean they gleamed in Ihe sunlight — and one thought of the shattered towns along the coast westward from El Alamuin, with jagged walls of shattered masonry and the stench and filth of destruction. Here everything was as spotless as though freshly scrubbed. Frenchmen, Arabs and Djerbans strolled through the streets and market places as people a I home in America stroll on a quiet afternoon. Children played in the main square. And for Ihe first time since the Eighth Army began its advance across Africa I saw a woman pushing a baby carriage. More than anything else that added to the illusion of unreality. The people were friendly and crowds gathered to shake our hands whenever we stopped. They seemed jubilant over the arrival of the British and the departure of the Germans and Italians. And many of the island's 0,500 ome from Mil es Around..„, THE MOST COMPLETE STOCK OF FARM 'NO GARDEN NEEDS White Tag Kobe & Korean Lespedeza, Red, Crimson, White Dutch, Hop> White Sweet & Black Medic Clovers— Funk's "G" No. 702 & Keystone No. 38 Hybrid as well as all open pollinated seed corns—State Certified Seed Potatoes, Soy beans, Alfalfa,. Peanuts, Garden seeds, Cabbage & Onion Plants, DP&L—Stoneville 2-B Cotton Seeds, Monts Seed Store Hope, Arkansas ANNOUNCEMENT We have been appointed General Line Dealer for McCormick-Deering and International-Harvester Farm Machines for this territory. Our parts stock is complete and we invite you to call on us for repairs and repair service of any kind. Your Friend V. C. JOHNSON Farm Equipment Manager ARKANSAS MACHINE SPECIALTY CO. 218 North Walnut — Telephone 257 — Hope, Arkansas

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