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HdM STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, March Afls Must Se 16 Office Day Before Publication For Rent '*KWi4 ,J«M» k'^T i)tyt itatth 1,60 UO LaO 1.00 «.« ,w»'. a,8o. ftti 1.80 8.00 ».W 110 «.80 , 10.50 2.40 4.00 13.00 S.TO 4W, _:.:_ 1.00 ».oo lPJED DISPLAY ' i x tBd p«if inch 60c pet Inch ,— ™, 50c bet inch I'. quoted, obov« or* ,f« eon* !»»rtlwts. Ureaulof or Jklb- _r. will iok» fhe one-day rat*. ideilly"tto«Sified odvsrtltlnfl com i tftKttpfed until 5 p.m. for btton th» following} day. w f«wfva ih« ridht to ail bdvertl»»m«n« «f> !icot)on and to r*}«et obit odvertlllfla, *ub» i 'of; "cn» or men Itttwi, lflurH tuch oJrrhOUitrt numbtr* count «u or* In Wont Ad. unltu d to our ottentlon f*lftST -Insertion of od and ,>fof<ONLV th« ONE Incorrect iita.U_ N > 7431 »; PI»M 1»27 Jortiiory 18, 192f 'Published' every weekday afternoon by -'- PUBLISHING co. H, Woihburn, S«cy-Tr»«. • • .-Thei:Star ' Building 1* "South Walnut' Str«»t. Arkotuoi . oihburn,, Editor & Publlihir iJon«e,«=Mar. r o8ln!j,iEdltor *W." fc :Hwm«rXMteli. Supt. i^pdvfo,'A i ieebnd iclasi matter at W* e " «t^'Hope, ?.ArKoniat, Atjy,f, March "if ,th» Audit Bureou •! J - ' ri:(Ratw (payable Mn ad- i»r,.lri' : kop» ami rwlghbor- ISloo 0", Representative*: u» vunnnv' Inc.; 1602 Sterlck Memphis 2,'T«nn., .505 Texo» 3!d9.y;pfllta« 2, Texas; 360 N, pan'AW ChicdflO I,-lit.; 60 E. ("Sti New Ypfk 17, H' Y -' 176 3 „. i}W»'f8«9., .Detroit ?9,' Mich.; «jtiipiot ( ,'Blog.; . Qkldhorwj,,, City 2, * v ~ lc "4-/o> V tiie Associated f Pres»: c|gted Preu is *«ntjtled ex,-./, to ttfe'lfco'ilQr renublication thf local nawj • printed In thli )V, <af* well os all' AP newi UPHOfcSTERY lip Covered. .'Also; custom raperles, cornlsh boards ' J Workfcuaran- W, GODWIN >: 416 West Division or Made Into Ipriersprlna Work GHsrsnteed pne Day Service - j& Mot^es? Co, Phone 7*3812 Ulfe Ins. Co. '..HospltaI!zat)on ., Health , v & Aqqidpnt n Arkansas Company for 'People" 6098, Place. ln Street Tailor, Shop TOM wrapped for deep fpr fish, bait, 8e$, h Montgomery ' MUTWAU $« u-e Political Announcements 2 ROOM unfurnished apartmen with private bath. Close-In Phone 7-2205. IMt 3 BfidROOM hbusc.Partially 'tut nished. Excellent condition, Nic neighborhood. I*hone 7-3705 atle 6 p. m, yj.il 3 room aparlrneni 411 So\ith Elm Phone 7-552d o 7-3138. 1*3 3 ROOM furnished apartment Private both, 203 High Street Phone 7-3174. L3 6 ROOM house. 1102 East 2nd st reet, Can be used as a duplex Call Mrs. Carl Bruner. Phoni 7-4343. 1-3 CITY Cafe with all furniture and fixtures. 1-3 FOSTER-ELLIS REALTY CO. 108 EAST SECOND STREET HOPE, ARKANSAS MODERN 5 room unfurnishec house. Inquire at Atkins Grocery on Proving Ground road. 1-3 NEWLY Decorated 3 room apart mcnt. $20,00, Share bath and util ities. 816 West 4th. Phone 7-3162 1-6 For Sole PEA Gravel, ,. washed, and roai gravel. Soil nnd masonarysand available Phone 7-2559, Jesse Sinclair, Feb. IMMo HAY, Johnson grass & lespedeza mixed. T, S. McDavltt. 7-2116. Phone 3-t 80 ACRES and newly decorated house. One mile from town. $20, , COO. Will sell house and 13 acres $14,000. Trade for pine timber land. Call 7-5535. Feb. 10-lMo BUY Certified Black Diamond watermelon seed direct irom grower. $1.75 per Ib. prepaid Packed in J, 5, and 10 Ib. bags Bill Boston, Longdale, Oklahoma Feb. 24-12 JOHNSON Grass Hay. On Allen farm, 5 miles north of Hope Route 3. Phone 7-4D79, William Schooley. 28-fl BABY Chicks. Large assortment See these chicks before buying .Several varieties. Dannie Ham, ilton. Feb. 27-lMo. NOW AVAILABLE P.RIVATE PARKING—CLOSE IN PRIVATE parking space, by" the month.now available, at parking lot, rear of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. 3rd and Elm. Contact Joe Mason^at Frisco Depot Daily.,,after ^2 p. m.^ " l-6t COMBINE^'Internationaf, 42 inch" cut, tractor "Farmall 10-20", orchard type on rubber, mower "Case 1 ' horse-drawn truck 1942 Dodge, % ton, oats, 1,200 bushels bulk or sack 1953 crop, saw logs, 12,000 board feet (more or less) in woods. Bids will be accepted until March 10, 1954. Experiment Station, Hope, Ark. Phone 7-4458. 2-Ot ONE f acre lot with 3 ropm house. Butane, electricity, good well of water. Patmos, See Mrs. Simmons at Laha Cleaners or Phone 7-S575. 2-3t NT2W white gold wedding ring set. *A carat stone. Smaller diamonds in wedding band. Jewelers written guarantee. Save $100.00. Phone 7r4913. 2-3t LAST , CALL PURE lespedeza 'hay, alfalfa, also mixed bermuda and Johnson grass. Ross Glllespie. 2-Ot 5 room home. Venetian blinds. Floor furnace. Attic fan. 3 blocks from school. Located 608 North Elm. 2-Qt APPROXIMATELY 400 bushels good corn. $1.50 Bushel, Parker Rogers, 11 miles on Columbia road. 3-gt "ROW international cub tractor. Breaking plow and cultivator. Jess Wood, BJevins, Rt. 1. 3-3t For Sale or Trade LATE model -Ford Tractor, cultivator, planters, and distributors, 14s" mold board plow and spring tooth harrow, reasonable. Terms Elmer May, Bodcaw, Pump Sta- 25-61 Sta* is authorized to announce that the following are candidates for public office sub* Ject to the action oi the Democratic* primary elections. Pec Treasurer BARRY HAWTHORN® CLIFFORD BYERS DWlOHT R1DQD1LL Per County Clerk ARNOLD J. MIDDLEBROORS JOLLY (AMOtfETTE) BYERS ARTHUR ANDERSON Tech in Bid for NAIA Tourney For Sheriff and Collector W. B. (Bill) RUGGLES JIMMY COOK TRA T. BROOKS R. D. (SON) PHILLIPS Alderman Ward 3 B. L. RETTIG Real Estate Wanted HAVE buyers for all size farms. List today. United Farm Agency, 101 East Front. Phone 7-3760. Feb. 9-lMo. Real Estate for Sale BUILT less than 3 years, beautiful 3 bedroom home. Hardwood floors, attic fan, wall furnaces, attic storage, disappearing stair way. Many built-ins. All copper- water pipes. Metal termite prool shields. Paved street, back yarci all fenced. Lot 70 x 162. Located 621 South Hervey St. 212 NORTH McRae Street. Here we have a large 5 room house. Large comfortable rooms, plenty spacious closets and built-ins. Screened in back porch. House needs some repair, but when repaired will be a beautiful home Located in quiet section.' Big shady lot. Streets paved. 2-3t •GREENdNG INSURANCE & REALTY COMPANY REAL ESTATE LOANS INSURANCE PHONE 7-4461 By CARL BELL LITTLE ROCK V\ — Th yon drous Wonder Boy's of Arkansas Tech having cleaned up on everybody in their home state, will make their fifth straight bid for the national small college basketball championship in Kansas City next week. But their coach, Sam Hindsman, is skeptical as to whether his club, which has won 25 of 26 games this season, has the reserve strength to go all the way in ths week-long NAIA tournament grind. Hindsman was thinking of the mid-January automobile wreck near Morrilton, Ark., which deprived him of nearly his entire second platoon. One player was killed and five others injured — some of them still are unable to play basketball — and Hindsman had to reach to his B team for reserves. Services Offered FOR your upholstering and slip covering call: Mrs. Tom Duckett. Phone 7-3794. 26-6t SEPTIC Tanks Cleaned. Phone 7-9989. March 1-lMo. IALL Payne Brothers. House movers, insured contractors. Public Service Commission Number M- 1425. 313 Central Avenue, Stamps Arkansas. Phone 3-4481 in Stamps, Arkansas, March 2-lMo. Notice VOTE "Boley's all new Courts" when guests arrive or tourists inquire. 2 people $3.00, 4 people $5.00. Feb. 17-1 Mo. >Ve give the best Prices and best Trades for your old Furniture. HOUSTON CITY FURNITURE CO. Phone 7-2261 Feb. 22-lMo. SUBSCRIBE Texarkana Gazette. Best-in-ReadinK material. Complete sports. KCMC-TV programs. Phone 7-4610. Dale Hartsfield. Feb: 5-lMo. The N.egro Community By Helen Turner Phone 7-5830 Or bring items to Miss Turner at Hicks Funeral Homo Senior choir of BeeBee Memorial CME Church will rehearse Thursay night, March 4, at 7:30 p. m. Ml members are asked to be pre- ent. Nelson and Hill Post No. 427 will leet Tuesday night, March 0, at le regular meeting place. Time :30 p. m. All members are ask- d to be present. Income Taxes TWO Accountants to help you. Jpl East Front Street. Farm Bureau j Phone 7-3786. Feb, 8-JMo. The so-called seven deadly sins ro pride, covetousness, lust, gluttony, anger, envy and sloth, LOI8 M. PURTEUU presents a complete line of BEAUTY COUNSELOR 008MBTIQS h °P> , In for free <?on- situation, Home pfion* 7-8166. LOOK!!! Yourald furniture in most cases Bedroom 0ufta, ffljtt*. Wnette M t, There will be a fish fry and wei- er roast at Delous Jones Cafe on Sast Shover St. Saturday night, March 6, sponsored by Group No. 2 of BeeBee Memorial CME Church. Captains are Mrs. Essie D. Brantley and John Muldrow. Six Teams Advance in B Tourney Six teams emerged victorious in District 7W "B" division boys play at Prescott Tuesday. In the first afternoon game Winthrop defeated Mineral Springs 59 to 47; Fouke downed Kirby 70 >to 62; and Lewisville edged Cale 49 to 47. In' the night round Gillham, considered something of a favorite, easily licked Foreman 78 to 43; Bodcaw handily ousted Dierks .64 to 37; and Blevins had little trouble with Umpire 77 to 52. • Games slated ' for Wednesday: 1 p. m. Saratoga vs. Genoa Central; 2:20 Langley vs. Bradley; 3:40 Murfreesboro vs. Guernsey; Wednesday night: 6:30 Okolona vs. Lockesburg; 7:50 Stamps vs. Garland; 9:10-Winthrop vs. Fouke. ; TURTLE SUIT—Boys along the beach at Miami, Fla., go for ' pretty Sandy Pendry whether she's wearing a Bikini swimming • suit or a turtle shell. Sandy found 'the shell and crawled under { <• to escape the hot sun. .. ._..,_... WmlessTen inOaklawn Race Today HO SPRINGS UP) en senior runners who haven't won a at Oaklawn Park this season mqjbch their speed in the featured furlong sprint here today. . Although unimpressive in previous outings here, Mrs. >; V. Whatley's Dark ; Buster appeared: to be -the favorite. Mrs, R. C. HodgW Amity also was expected to stong backing. Others: entered in tre $2,600 claiming event .were A. B. Corbin's Mary's Frank L.-C. Bladh's Easy Reward; F. William's Easy Dixie A. C. Sipes' Charnig Lights M. Ross' First Star E.A . Glass' Silent Honor R. V. Sturgeon's Fair Spec, and • C. B. McNeiil's Brookhaven. A full field of three and four- year-old maidens competed in ;the $2,200 fifth race, an allowance even over 51/2 fulongs. The tracks was ' expected to : be slow following yesterday's rains! Free Lunch took a liking to the mud yesterday to score by half a length in the $313,200 fealue. The victor took the lead in the stretch and held off a late challenge by Sheriff Grosch, who got the place. Char Boots was third Time for the six furlongs was 1:14.1. Free Lunch paid $7.80. There., will be a party at the Chiney Berry Grove Wednesday night, March 3, sponsored by Mrs. Leona Nelson and Mrs. Sammie Lee Hendrix. Admission is 35 cents single and 60 cents per couple. Mrs. Nathaniel Deloney had as dinner guests on Sunday, February 28, Rev. and Mrs. T. J. Rhone and Charles Cooper. Mrs. Willie J.^lalone and son of Milwaukee, Wis., are visiting Mrs. Malone's-parents Mr. and Mrs, Will Tyus, and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tyree of Milwaukee, Wis,, are visiting relatives in Norphlet and Hope, Mrs. Qerlene Williamson of Chicago, 111., is visiting her father, Gus Gilmore, and friends. Mrs. Janie Trotter, a member of the Douglas Home Demonstration Chib, has been awarded a scholarship of fifty dollars to thfc Waller School of Art, .Baltim.ore, The Wajler School o( Art, looking lor gifted pupjls, conducted a con. test in wl)ich Mrs. Trotter entered «ne of hev original drawings, last month <Fe&rwary }954>. This draw- fog wa? jigged and she was award- SWCRace Closes in a Deadlock By ED CQRRIGAN NEW YORK Wl •- The NCAA post season tournament filled one nore of its berths today with Texas Tech, the champion of the Border- Conference — but the National Invitation Tournament still was scrounging for the last club to fill its 12-tenm field. Texas Tech wrapped up the Border crown last night by taking care of West exas 84-71. It was the final game of the season for both schools and it gave Tech an 11-1 league record against 9-3 for West Texas. The Southwest Conference race ended in B deadlock last night with Rico and Texas holding 9-4 records. The Longhorns closed out operations by whipping Texas Christian 68-59, while Rice scored !an equally emphatic triumph over Southern Methodist 90-61 The two clubs will have a three-game play- DeMarco Optimistic for By MURRAY RSE GREENWOOD LAKE, N. Y. UP! Paddy DeMarco, a confident challenger, is just hoping that lightweight champion Jimmy Cartel- will try to run his knockout record in title fights. Carter has won his last three championship contests by knock outs and is a 3-1 favorite to whi] DeMarco in Madison Square Gat den Friday night in their 15-rounc title fight. "He's slow moving and he aim to knock you out With his right,' said the 26-year-old Brooklyn bat tier as he finished his hard drill for the title scrap. "I like those guys who are out to get you with rights. I can get in there and bang to the body. Basketball KEY TO DIME MYSTERY—Electricians Bill Dominck, left, j and Chuck Steck, both of Cleveland, Ohio, hold the mystery of j the stuck dime. For their lunch-hour amusement, they weld a ! dime to a spike and drive the spike into a crack of the sidewalk. | Then they retire behind the frosted windows of the store they i are wiring and watch through peepholes. To date they have I lost two dimes, but they figure it's worth it. _ ' '"" ,By QAYLE TALBOT. AMPA, Fla. (/PI—Paul Richards, and his new infield coach, Marty j Marion were deep in conversation during a sandwich break at ths new training grounds of the Chicago White Sox on this city's outskirts. Their topic was Neliie Fox ! the club's standout young second baseman. •"I've found out what it is he's doing wrong," said Marion happily. "On the double play he's going clear across the bag before ho DOCS By TOM FARLE.Y Four-Footed Soldiers Alt'H'Ligh World War II is long since over and tLe Korean conflict starts to get rid of the ball. I've I's on the way to settlement, the Army in not forgetting its dogs. The four-footed soldiers have proved their vail e time and time again and many ;i proud dog owner has a citation certificate testifying to pet's heroism and de- explained to him that he's got to start throwing before he even got to the bed. It'll be an easy job to straighten him out." The Sox manager chewed moodily for some moments before commenting on Marion's discovery. "I hope you're right," he said finally. "He sure needs to get the ball away quicker, because he hasn't got the best arm in the, world. It's your job to teach him." In view of Fox's high standing among big league second basemen, this reporter fund it strange to learn that he had achieved stardom despite such a weakness. "He hasn't had it all the time," Richards said. "Sometimes ballplayers just forget how to do things and get into bad habits, the same as a golfer does. Our biggest job is to see what he's doing wrong and correct it before any damage is done. "As a matter of fact, Fox hart to be taught an awful lot after he came up. He was one of the worst looking ball players I ever saw. t didn't think he ever would make it up here, but when you look at!, . . ., him now you're seeinc one of the brush and comb lndlvlclual fed- ing and watering pans and gas votion to duty. The Army has decided to maintain a I'orcc of J.OOO dogs as long as they are needed. Although actual 1 ostilities in Korea have ceased, pilfering has increased since the armistice and watchdogs have been ported to help gua'td supply depots agains'. prowlers and thieves. Pet owners who donate dogs to the service will be reassured to know that t he Army stresses the importance of good care, grooming and a carefully regulated diet. Rigid medical e::ams are given at regular intervals nnd protection against canine diseases is provided by the'usual "shots." The clogs are furnished with good equipment, too. They are issued two collars, a leather kennel collar ami a chain collar web harness; a leash; a kennel chain; a a water-repellent blanket best." Richards was asked what he er- . . . .. peeled to do about his third-base Trai.iing for most oogs is com problem-the one that his rival' 4p! . ete l ln _ 32 _ wcek : s _, W f" le j*° """ manager, Casey Stengel of tho! Yanks, kept mentioning during tha off-season. Ricahrds looked glum, By he Associated Press District 1W Class B Senior Boys University High 53, Greenland 41 Prairie Grove 52, St. Paul 39 West Fork 61, Lincoln 50 District 1E Senior Girls Yellvillc 56, Deer 44 Western Grove 47, Big Flat 35 Flippin' 55, Cotter 48 Lead Hill G3, Leslie 49 Pyatt 48. Mountain Homo 43 Green Forest 52, St. Joe 44 Jasper 56, Bruno 49 District 2 Class A 'Senior Boys Jiidsonia 50, Searcy 45 Newport G9, Augusta 45 Batesville 69, Cave City 55 District 2N Class B Senior Boys Oxford 54, Medbourne 65 Calico Rock 76, Sloan-Hendrix 71 Salem 91, Mountain View 62 District 2S Class B Senior Boys Newark 65 .Bradford 54. .Rosebud 60, Wilburn 49 Swifton 68, Concord 42 Kensett 50 Beedcville 41 Harding Academy 84, Southside of Batesville 36 Griffithville 77 Pleasant Plains 49 District 3 Class B Senior Boys Dell 09, Wilson 58 Oak Grove 79, Marion 40 Dyess 75, Crawfordsville 55 Nettleton C2, McCormick 57 Cash 61, Greenway 56 (overtime) District 5s Class B Senior Boys Deaf School (Little Rock) 70 Grapevine 29 Bismarck 4.1, Fountain Lake 40 District 5 SSenior Girls Cabot defeated England (forfeit) Prattsville 40, Bauxite 29 ia St. Mary's 60, Cutter-Mornin. Star 59 Foutain Lake 55, Magnet Cove 50 District 6 C lass B Senior Boys Rondo 65, Hughes 46 Holly Grove 65, Pleastine 34 Parkin 46, De Vails Bluff 36 Mai-veil 61,. Sacred Heart 36 District 7E Class B Senior Boys Taylor 59, Parkers Chapel 53 (overtime) McNeil 75, Tiisman 60 Hampton 51, Waldo 40 Carthage 69, Sparkman 68 (over time) District 7W Class B Se"lor Boys Winthrop 59, Mineral Springs 4' Fouke 70, Kirby 62 Lewisville 49, Cale 47 Gillham 78, Foreman 43 Bodcaw 64 .Dierks 37 Blevins 77, Umpire 53 District 8N Class B Senior Boys Altheimer 52, Kingsland 41 New Edinburgh 59, Grady 42 District 8N Senior Girls Watson Chape] 50, Kingsland 3< District 5N Senior Girls Mt.Vernon 46, Clinton 43 Enola 61, Nemo Vista 43 El Dorado Legion 91 Russellville Bombers 66 Westerfield Chevrolet of Hazen 55; Heber Springs National Guarc 48 Arkansas State Teachers Red- shirts 79 Dodson Pharmacy of Fort Smith 73 85th Recon. Camp Chaffee 73; Emmett Independents 61 masks. ry d ° H can off starting night. at Houston Friday The tie in the Southwest loop was just what the promoters of the National Invitation didn't want. They were hoping either Texas or Rice would get beaten — and they probably didn't care which — because they wanted the second- place team. The hornbill, a bird ofB,ornso; Jo va and Sumatra seals his wife up in a hollow tree at nesting time and feeds her through a small opening. demonstrated excellence or merit applicable to the of tuition. Mrs. Trotter would, like to attend this school but because of home responsibilities as a wife and mother, s>he will be unable to go away to attend school. She has m.ude many handicraft articles and drawings which Demonstrates her ability tp do additional work u^fler as usual. "Woll," he said, "my third baseman probably will be either Cass Michaels or Minnie Minoso, maybe Fox. I think Michaels r ed only second for the Athletics last year but I'm sure he can play thli'd," From this one gathered that the the he is . . m elg ' JI comes home from his basic when wars - "demilitai izeri" before receiving' his honorable discharge. have been yoing to war I since the time of the ancient 01 Greeks or even )>i-foie. and techniques of battle have i changed, but the four-footed sol- idler can so places and perform i tasks that i-o man or machine can do—aiv.l accepts his duties as White Sox third-base situation still' "7, "^ ty ' s '»" «»"" « s J"« is very fluid. This is not a happy Stier?^ * bwng m ™' S circumstance when a club is try-! ultna ing to overhaul the Y anks. Did Richards see any real none of adding balling power? "This Bill Wilson might help us,'" th manager said, "He hit 34 home runs for Memphis last year. He got in only 112 games after coming out of the service. He takes a good cut at the ball." Very interesting, and did Richards have a feeling that the Yankees might have given away entirely too much when they let pitcher Vic Raschi go to the St. Louis Cardinals. Richards gave It v. good, long thought. "I sure hope so," he said. "I sure hope they did." The meter is 39.7 inches long. Qppossum, raccoon, skunk, Mus- toav, ermine and, mink are trapped foi- then- fur withm ? ight of American cities says the Na- Fights Lost Night By The Associated Press Cincinnati Hein Ton Hoff 218, Washington, stopped Ralph Schneider, 227 Miami, 5. Sacramento, Calif. — Ramon Fuentes,, 147, Los Angeles outpoint- ed Art Soto, 147, Oakland Calif., 12. Miami Beach F la. —Walter Cav- tier, 163, New York, out ppinted Billy Kilgore, 163'/ 2 , Miami 10. Los Angeles — Willie Bean 210, Los Angeles, outpointed Fyankic Daniels, 176!' 2 , Bakersfield, Calif., 10. Vapors from an onion will not cause tears to flow; the teeys being caused only whe,n the Pj.-es4u.re gf cutting ' **» By United Press EAST Brandeis 84 Boston College 75 Holy Cross 85 Temple 73 Amherst 69 R.P.I. 42 Niagara 65 Colgate 57 George Washington 79 Georgetown (D.C.) 67 Mulhenburg 78 Gettysburg Lafayette 70 St. Joseph (Pa.) 60 Norwich 96 Clarkson 63 Yale 89 Rhode Island 83. Conn. Wesleyan 82 Trinity 73 (overtime) Slippery Rock Tchrs. 81 Theil 62 East Stroudsburg 81 Panzer 78 Worcester ech 50 .Clark 47 Fairleigh Dickinson 92 Adelphia 78 SOUTH N.A.I.A. Toorney District Playoffs Geneva 102 Gannon 73 Morris Harvey 84 West Vw Tech 72 Alderson Broaddus'78 Concord 71 Erskine 81 Lenoir Rhyne 78 Charles Back as Top Heavy Contender * NEW YORK (/PI — Ez z a t A Charles has replaced Cuba's Nino Valdes as the No. 1 heavyweight contender, Willie Pep has dropped to th._> bottom of the featherweight rankings, and Eddie Chavez has taken over the No. 1 position among the lightweights. • These were among the major changes made in the March Rin Mazazine ratings released toda by Editor Nat Fleischer. Valdes lost his top-ranking because of his Very close decision over tfnranked Archie McBride in a Havana bout. The big Cuban dropped to second behind the former heavyweight champion who gets another crack at the heavyweight crown June 17 when he meets Rocky Marciano. Pep. twice-holder of the feather-^ weight crown, fell all the way" from the No. 1 ranking to tenth as a result of being stopped in two rounds by 20-year-old Lulu Perez. The young Brooklyn boxer- puncher advanced from fifth to third among the 120-potinders. Wallace (Bud) Smith the Cincinnati clouter who was the No. 1 lightweight challenger, fell to welterweight Joe Micelli. Chavez^ of San Jose took over first : Cuba's Orlando Zuelueta moved u; from third to second. Johnny Bratton also got the axe. The Chicago welterweight drubbed by Johnny Sacton, plummeted from third to tenth among the 147-pound- ers. Nate Brooks, the newly crowned North American bantamweight champion, vaulted into a No. 4 ranking as the result of his title victory over Billy Peacock. -j Indignation of Continued from Page One was intended for the whole state and the fact that the legislature designated where it was tp be situated didn't make the act a local one. . * These cases, however, are definitely not illustrative of the general fate of local acts. Although they arc forbidden by the Constitution and the Supreme Court has frequently and firmly reiterated the prohibition, several score local bills are adopted each legislative, session. And most of them remain undisturbed as part of the state's law. „ The legislators who introduce^ them know, technically, ,at least, that they are illegal So do the legislators who vote for them, the governor who signs them and any lawyers or informed laymen who happen to be interested. Most of them remain in effect for a very simply reason. Nobody bothers to attack them in court, and no matter how illegal a legislative act is, it's still the law un-.. til a court formally rules 'that it'sw unconstitutional. Of course, its not always easy to decide whether an act is local or not. For example, the Supreme Court has said that an act which 'lists the salary of the county judge, say, in each of the state's 75 counties is . not local, but general, even though the salaries are different. Yet it might be contended 1 Tennessee St. 91 Southern (Tcnn.) 84 North Carolina St. College, Texas Southern 80 U. 81 Ml OWES Marietia 116 Ohio U. 93 Denison 82 Muskigum 70 Capitol 72 Ohio Wesleyan op St. Norberts 86 Michigan Tech Lawrence Tech 75 Calvin 59 South Dakota St. 63 August&na, (S. Dak.) 51 SOUTHWEST Rice SO S. M. U, 64, Oklahoma A&lVf 77 Tujsa. 43 exas 68 Tenas Chylstten' 59 Texas Tech 84 West Texas St. 7J the bill actually is 75 local acts.* The court has held that an otherwise general bill becomes loal by a provision which would exempt wise county from its general conditions. It doesn't. make a bill in the least less local for it to outline population or other requirements which would fit only one county rather than designating that county by name. Court decisions, however, allowt' classifications of counties by population —but the classification must be general in nature and "reasonable." The present Arkansas Constitution contained originally a provision that no special or local law might be enacted where a general law could be made applicable. According to Dowell Anders, research director for the Arkansas legislative Council, the Supreme fi Court consistently held thai the ' egislature was the judge of whether a general act could apply and vhether a bill was local or not. During Hie .50 years this consti- ulional provision was effeclive no )ill ever was declared to have vio- ated it, Anders said. The ratio of local and special jills ^grew so large that 68 per cent of all the acts adopted by the 1923 Legislalure were so classified. W. The situation finally resulted in adoption of the 1926 amendment. The total proljibiton against local legislation— and Anders says Arkansas is the only state to go to such lengths — definitely has cut down on bijls of this type. But it hasnn't eliminated them by any means. For example, the Legislative Council's Research Department considered. 62 of the 575 acts pass- ^,. ed In 1953 as distinctly local in *•' nature. Jri }851, the ratio was 86 pj! 4J5, . Undoubtedly there'll be local in J95.5 ^r and the succeeding legislative years. Gold sell? for about $500 a pound.. A Hopj, Indian crew fighting a fire in 1053 staged a and f t x,

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