The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1943 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 1, 1943
Page 8
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„, f\GE.E10HTI Harry Wills Ends 30-Day Fast; Faces 'Another Year of Health' BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEW! NEW YORK- April i <ui'> —if you're looking for n skeleton to fill jour family closet—we might recommend Hairy Wills, For today, tlie ; 51-year-old '•Black Panther" of boxing is dgwh to a mere 196 pounds. At 6 o'clock Ibis morning, Harry completed , his 33i : d • nninial fast o'J'i.oiic month's duration. And the ebons' leather-pushcr-W who tried for years to get Jack' pempscy Into the'same'ring 'with him—says lie feels "swell." Harry ale absolutely nothing dtiiing Ihc month of March, and drank only water. Unlike Mohandas Gandhi, lie shunned even a dash of fruit juice. When Wills started his /asl on March. 1st, lie was • paralleling Gandhi, But Ihe purposes of the two .men were entirely different. Gandhi's reasons were ]>o!Uic;il; Hurry simply wanted 10 burn all Ihe impurities out of his body, as he phrased It. He says he's ready for another year of perfect health. Atid lie claims that this fast—despite his age—was no long lie r than any other. Except In one respect. Seeins that everybody was talking about food rationing, meal shortages, and things like that, But Harry didn't listen to thctn. At the start of his fast, Wills had a superlative body lor a man of 51. His 252 pounds wore packed onto a six-foot, two-inch frame. He had never been to a doctor In his life, except for broken hands, which he sufferecUn the ring. Wills rose [toin u hungry preliminary boy (o wealth and the ownership ol real estate in Harlem. But lie never allowed his position to interfere with his rules for good health. His fasting started the first year he fought as a prblessional—1911. And he's kepi it up at periodic intervals ever since. In addition to fasting a month a year, wills eats only twice a day and walks eight miles every rnorn- Ign The eight-mile hike, by the way, isn't suspended during the fast. t He's been doing tl every morn- Ing. It's going to take Haiiy some time to gel back to his nonniil routine. He, . broke his fast this morning by drinking a glass of grape juice. Then lie look nn eight- mile walk/and n cold shower. Then another gl nss O f grape juice. Another walk, another shower, and still another glass of grape juice. He repeated this four limes. Tomorrow, he shifts to orange juice. Then to milk for fivo {lays, And gradually he moves on to solid food. Eventually, lic'll he eating us much as his ration book allows Wyominff Rallies To WinCaye Title NEW YORK, April 1 (UP) _ Coming from behind in the final minutes of play, the Cowboys of the University of Wyoming captured the National A-A basketball crown last night by swamping George town 46 lo 31. Playing in Madison S<|Unrc Garden, the Cowboys earned the right lo meet St. John's Hcclmen in She Red Cross benefit, battle Thursday night. St. John's is the holder of the Invitational Tourney crown and Ihe outcome of Thursday's game will produce Ihc first collegiate champion in the history of the cage game. Blond Kenny Sailors, fast-moving guard of the Westerners, fired n rally that pulled Wyoming from behind with four minutes to play and jsent them on to turned Into an easy triumph. The Cowboy sparkplug, voted the game's outstanding player, led his mates with n total of 16 points. Since the making of the first telephone In 1874, about 17,000 improvements have been made to Ihc instrument. Football Coach at Work George Mungcr, Pennsylvania football coach, dqns duni'arccs for •win- \vork from 7 a.m. until noon in Philadelphia iron'works. ' ISreak Two World Kecimls ANN AIIBOR, Midi. (UP) _ m his first two months ot varsity competition, Hnrry Holiday, University of Mlohignn backsliukcr from Hiitlcr, Pn., broke two of Adolj)h Klefcr's world records. He lowered the 100-ynrd backstroke, to 07 seconds mill the 200-meter standard to 2:22.9. Read Courier News want ads pptn 7:<M) p.m. |' T . ( Show Starts <:30 p.m. 7", Adm.'Always lie and 25« Last Time Today "The Vanishing Virginian' •> -- wilh Frank Mor^n & Kallirj-n .(jruysun L I'aramnmil News Selected Shurts Friday & Saturday lawless Plainsmen 1 will, Charles StarreU & Russell Iliiyiltn Serial: "Holt of (lie Secret Service" Chapter 15. > Selected Shorts CHICKASAW West Main Near 21st St. oat. starts 1%-AS; Sun. starts 1:45 Nishi shows 5:45 Exctpl Monday, opens Continuous shows Sal. and Sun. Last Time Today Double Feature FIRST FliiVfUKK: 'Dreaming Out loud' with I.utn and Aimer SECQM) FEATt'UE: 'Dance Hair With Caesar Itomero Universal News Friday & Saturday Double feature FIRST FEATURE 1 : "Showdown 1 Hopalong Cassiday SECOND .FEATURE: : 'Badlands' .','' ' with F~ - No«hM»e«rjv Jr. *-" i "•' " Comedy Strial: "Jungle Girl." ****** $13,000,000,000 Second War Loan Drive Begins April 1st Uncle Sam Needs Your HELP! YOU May Not Be Able to Fight... But Your Dollars Can! Our lighting men nocd more pianos, more tanks, more guns they must have more and hetlur weapons lhan our enemies have 'if America is to smash through to Victory! . . . Wu can we will . - . wo must provide them. Buy United States War Bonds t and Stamps WAH STAMPS AN'I) MONDS K ivti e;ic)i OJio of us an opportunity lo lielp win Ihe war . . . an American way to find Hie billions needed for Victory. Every Stamp and Umid yon buy will help our buys al the front. . . . and keep (he skie.s over America clear ot" Axis raider*. .Remember, your government yuaf- anlccs that your money will come back to yon with interest, as much as ?d for every §3 when IJond.s are held to maturity! Send more of your righting dollars out (o win the war. Shop at Grabcr's and Save. ... Invest these Savings in War Hands and Stamps. 3 Ace JN'ow ' THURSDAY, 'APUIN 1, 19,]^ ,- Forgiveness, NEW YORK, Aliril 1 (UPi .Three chronic "Imd boys'-, wiiosc liliicliccl races nnil iinrrow .shoul- clcrs betrayed llielr trade, arc llko- ly (o ;i|)|)?ar hcfore Ilirec rather stcm-iaceil g«?n!s some'thnc ncxl week. And wiicii tlicy ito they will promise to be "BOOC! boys" from now until death It allowed lo (jo back lei work. The toys, and Hint's race track vermicular for (hey arc all old cuotifili to vote, arc Jockycs Eddie Arcardo, Don AJciidc and Wayne Wright, First they will have to win the blessing of the liccasc ccinniittee of the New York >'<>ckcy Club it tliey ho))e to ride during the New York season which opens at Jamaica on April 8th. None of tlic Ihrec lias answered n l)ti(jle since last, 1-Tall when they fell iicforc the verbal blasts of tlic Incensed New York .slcivards for .-,01110 plain and fancy rouuli ridinij. Arcaro, out- of the niosl skilled Jockeys in the trade, was "grounded" for trying to ride a couple of ulhei- Morses Ije.sldcs Ms own in the Cowriln stakes at Ai]iicdiicl. ' Donald" was suspended for working togclher with Herb Undbcrg In trying to ride a filly over the rail at Jamaica. And Wrlglil was set down for allowing lllvcrland, a notorious swcrvcr, lo lug In on noy'sy, also at Jamaica. Now, more thar. « little llred of a winter of inactivity, the tinec riders want to resume their careers. And the problem Ihc Jockey Club will have lo ponder Is, have they learned Ihclr lessons? What decision the committee will arrive at, nobody can say. Due tills much you can bet on: The three "bad boys" will bs Ilirec little gentlemen when they slcii up and contritely ask for another cliancc to ride. Green Kay's I*llow Joins GIIEEN DAY, Vlfls. lUPJ - Huss Lctlow, veteran Qrccn Bay uimrd, lias Jtilncd the Army. A product of San Francisco University, i, e [in. Ished his sevenll) season in 1943 l>l:iylnj> two positions, gunrd and tackle. i j S':iili>rs Killer 1'enn Uclavs I'llILADELPHIA (UP) — The Norfolk Naval 'IValnhiy Slallon was Ihe first, service milt l<> enter a team In the 49th annual Pcnu Relays to be licld April 23-24 Last year the sailors established a new mecl record in winning the one-mile relay social eirenl, in GET AFTER Wllh RHEUMATIC PAIN t H.dkini IJul will Frtv! 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