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PAGE TEN Finals in NCAA tourneys Tonight Kentucky Meets Holy Crow; Kansas State Tangles With Baylor By Ctri Lutdt.iM ; United Pn« Sparta Writer NEW YORK, March 30. (Up) — Die tall and terrific Kentucky Wildcats were five-point favorites X> be»t tfte short but slick Crusadeia *f Koly Cross tonight In the East- frn Regional finals of the N.CA A. hisketball tournament at Madison Bquare Garden. In Kansas city, Kansas state fav- >red over Baylor In the final round »f the Western regionals. Both, Kentucky and Holy Cross •ere highly regarded as scoring ind defending machines, but to the men who lay the odds tt was tha Kentucky height that made the difference. With six-foot, seven-Inch Alex Orqza it center and six-foot-four Wallace (Wan Wah) Jones assisting, the Wildcat* figured to get most of the rebounds. And in a clash of powerful pointmakers, the team that has the ball most often Is likely, as a mailer o; logic, to •core the mast points. The tallest operatives in the Hols- Cross lineup are center George Kaftan and guard Bob Curran, each lix-three. Holy Cross thus finds Hselt in the underdog position, an odd role fov a defending champion. To make ur> for their height deficiency, the canny Crusaders will offer some hipper-dipper basketball of the old school «-lth the same kind of pro- cision passing that carried St. Louis University to victory in the National Invitational tournament. Both teams won easily In the Eastern semi-final round Thursday night. Kentucky crushing Columbia, 76 to 53, and Holy Cross trampling Michigan, 63 to 45. In th« opening game on tonight'« program, * consolation affair, Michigan was • two-point favorite over Columbia. In Kansas City tonlglit, Baylor's j rebounding Bears face classy Kanias State in the final round of thn western regionals. The winner of that tussle will come to New York lor a showdown with the Kentucky- Holy Cross winner for the national N. C. A. A. title on Tuesday night. Both tonight's winner" in the Garden and in Kansas City will qualify lor the Olympic trials later this month. BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW» Ireland's Superman Kuhel Thinks Cleveland's Pennant Chances Good ORLANDO, Fla,. Mar 20. (UP) — The Cleveland Indians found a staunch supporter today In a mnn some 2,500 miles awny Irom their spring training camp. They are the club which Joe Kuhel, the new manager of the Washington Senators, thinks may be good enough to win the American League Pennant. "I realize not many baseball men think too . well oJ their chances, but they have the kind of a team that can Jool you. They are strengthened a lot during the off season «nd I believe they have a good pennant chance." . He believes the Indians picked up three valuable men In Wnlt Judnich and Johnny Berardlno from the Browns and Elble Fletcher from the Pirates. Any one of the three could furnish the spark the Indians need," Final Rounds Tonight In National Tennis Meet NEW YORK, March 20 (UP) — Billy Talbert of New York nnd Doris Hart of Miami. Fin were heavy favorites to pick up national tennis titles,! indoor variety •In the final rounds of metis nnrj womens singles tonight at the Seventh Regiment Armory. Talbert, top-seeded In "the mens division, was the choice 'over titth- seeded Sidney Schwartz of Coral Gables, Ma., while Miss Hart, top- ranked lass, was picked over sec- .ond-seeded Mrs. Patricia Canning Todd of LaJolla, Cal. Dial 4261 Opens »l S:3» pjn. ; start, 7;W ^ m ; TONIGHT '"Law of the Canyon" ' with £r"i l ?JL Sea ,, rrelt * Sm!:e - v Bwnetlc FiwJ Cfc«pler "Secret A S enl No. 9 " -> Also Shorlj r Saturday Midnile Show SUrta at H ; 45 p . ra . 'THE CRIMSON KEY" with Kmt Taylor »nd DorrU DowUcg Smdar «nd Monday "CHEYENNE" wttk torg«^ JMW wynun _"•* 'Mb Faig« WWM* Newt l*t Shorts 2 New Faces On Monday's Arena Card Kiila ttischa and Billy Brooks,'a pair of lieu-comers, will team up against Bill Canny and Dale Wayne in Hie tag match feature of the American Legion's weekly wrestling show at the Legion Arena Monday night. Brooks and Pascha, an Arabian mcaiiic, will be making their first appearance here. They are rated by Promoter Mike Mcroney as a tough team, hard to beat In the clutches. Wayne made his first appearance here last week as Canny's partner agaiJist Chlco Cortcz and Paul "Mr. America" Slanlee aim established himself as a capable urapplcr. CKtmy is a veteran of the local ring. Two ojic-fal) preliminary matches re Klalpd to precede Hie Ing match feature with Psisclia meeting Wayne In the first and Brooks ImiuUne with canny In the second. The first Dout !s scheduled to start at 8 o'clock. Babe Zaharias Way Back In Titleholders Tourney Final Games Tonight in Cage Tourney MTTLK ROCK, Ark,, Mar 20(UP) —A surprisingly powerful Nemo Vista teem from Center 'Rldg« In Western Arkansas win square off tonight against Van/Buren's Pups in the finals of the Junior Boys State High School Basketball Tournament. The Pantherettes from Slloam Springs and the Papooses from Marked Tree battle it out tonight In the final round ot the Senior Girls' division ol the state tourney. Nemo Vista had an easy time trouncing Helena 61 to 31 to move Into the final round. The dlstrist 11 ehamiis had the East Arkansas boys down 34 to 12 at the half Paced by Gene Bradley with 20 points and Johnson Ounn, who tallied 15, Van Buren knocked out powerful Jonesboro 48 to 36. In the girls' division, It took every bit of scoring punch Marked Tree could muster to edge Mount Ida 39 to 34. What finally turned the trick for the once all-powerful Papooses was a couple of straight Read Courier News Want Ads. Boden's Pal After Third Victory at Oaklawn Today HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Mar 20 — (UP) — Race horse owner and irnlti- cr \V. H. Bishop of Peorin, 111., was seeking Ills third straight $5,000 added handicap win here with Boden's Pnl in the 4th nnminl running of the Oaklawn Hnnrtlcap (o- both the Southland King Cotton HnncHcaps. Thirteen nominations were made for the one mile and a sixteenth rnce for three-year-olds and upward, but there were no tlirce- ycnr-olds among them. Beside Baden's Pnl, nnd the 1041 winner Sugar Beet, the nominees were Dinner Hour, Overnight, MtU- ruh, First Degree, Tnkc Wliuj. Old Play, Tubby 13., Helen Hogan, Late Thread, Laboulnys nnd Mulllnsnr. In the fenlnred six-furlong nl- low.-.nce fifth rnce yesterday Hasty Message cnmc up with a rush in the slrctch to bent out 11 other of the lour-ycnr-old and up class. Hasty Message wns overlooked In (lie betting nnd paid $62.10 straight. The seven year old gelding ran the Long Shot Wins Steeplechase in English Classic AINTREE, Eiig.. March 20. (U.P.) —A mure won the lilslorJc Grand National Steeplechase today tor thc first time in 4fi years when J. Proctor's Sheila's cottage raced to a. one-length victory in the world's most gruelling horse rnce before n record crowd of more than 300,000. The same little horse carrying National Boxing Ass'n Commissioners Meet PHILADELPHIA. Mnr 20 (UP) — Assembly line examination of boxers cnme under the fire of the National Boxing Association today as ed the NBA executive committee commissioners from 15 states join- in a two-day study of boxing safety measure's. The first demand for rtiore complete examinations cnmc from NB- CA Vice President Pred Sadrty, Milwaukee. \Vis., in a prc-mcctlns statement criticizing hnsty checkups by commission doctors. Also slated tor discussion was thu the field of 43 broke away in the four miles 85G-ynrds test and fought off nil challenges to the wire, she paid off her backers at 50 to 1. Major D. Vaughan's First of the Dandles, a 25 to 1 starter, was second and Lord Mildmny's Cromwell, a 33 to 1 shot, was third. SavolJ Kayoes Italian Champion in First Round NEW YORK, March 20. (UP) — Two promoters opeilnc! ncgotiai- ions today for a fight between veterans Lcc Savold nnd Gils Lcs- nevlch to determine which is master of the "Jersey bounce." Savold, 32 and supposedly "wnsh- ed up," Avcnt Into Madison Square Garden's ring last ngiu as a substitute and broke Lesnevlcli's most cherished record by knocking out Olno Biionvino, Italian heavyweight, a.1 54 seconds of the (irst round. A straight right smnsli to the chin did the trick. Tills qnicket-'; main-event kayo in Garden history bettered the mark ot 59 seconds in which Light Heavyweight Champion Lesnevlch stopped Mel Bcttlna last May. strict inforcemeiit of all foul rules, with particular emphasis lain on the rabbit punch. Snddy said the highly dangerous punch was regarded loo lightly by some referees. __ shooting forwards AUGUSTA, Ga., March 20 "(UP) tllh " " 0 '" tS "^ -Dorothy KIrby of Atlanta. Ga Wlth hclti n three-stroke lend over Patty „ of Mlnncauolls. Minn., nt the Hart of the semi-final round to- irlX !",} hc " lilth »>»»"<1 women's Titlcholdcrs' Golf Tournament. Miss Klrljy sliot a 77 yesterday Riving her a total score of 151 at (he halfway mark In the 72-holo medal play Miss Berg, W bo roc'< Hed to 80 on opening day, delivered a "eat 74 for the bc.sl round in Hie field. Mrs. Estelle Lawson Page O f Chapel inn, N. o., held third place with 1S5 while Peggy -:irk of Fin- alay. o., and Mary Agnes Wall ol Mcnomlnce, Mich., were deadlock• ed for fourth with 156. Mrs. Babe Dickerson Zuha'ias of Denver, the tourney's defending champion, had a 157 to tie Gr.ioi Lenczyk of Newington, Conn., and Marjorle Lindsay of Decatur, III. Milward Takes Lead In Greensboro Open GREENSBORO, N. C.. March! 20 (UP)—play entered th c second i round In the $10,000 Greater Green- i sboi'o OiJCii golf tonritnmenl today ' with Jim Mllwnrd of Oreen Bay I Wis., liolding a one-stroke, lead ' over two home-bred favorilcs- i Skip Alexander of Lexington and ' Clayton Hcafner of Cliarlottc. I The 34-year-old Milward, wliosc \ best performance this year hns been fifth place in the Richmond Cal., Open, fired a three-uiuler l>nr 67 In tlie tourney's opening round yesterday. Montgomery Peggy Dean Sotftlwrwr* to Continue Opposition to Truman's CMI Rights Proposals LrrTLE ROCK. Arlc., March 30. (UP)—<K>v. Ben Laney said yesler- <Uy the South will not give up iti fight against President Truman'i civil rlghls program because of the grave international picture. "The civil rights program Is ft Problem. In Itself and will not interfere with our international program," Ih* governor said. Laney pointed out that he had earlier opposed President Truman's stand on the grounds that the country was facing International problems more important than the civil rights proposals. SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1948 Grid Enthusiasts to See '48 Raxorbacks in Action In Practice Gome Today PAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Mar 20 (UP)—the iron curtain isurround- ng the 1948 Arkansas RazorbacH football team was to be lifted today, and some 5,000 spectaters were expected to take advantage of the mild weather to view the annual Red-White Spring practice windup game. Early today it was speculated that all-southwest tailback Clyde "Smack over" Scott and bone-crushing fullback Leon Campbell would not see action. Scott suffered a seige of the "flu" nd Campbtll Is stll! ailing from ~ fcnee Injury of last season. Thno Toxont In Arkansas Accident OURDON, Ark,, March 30. (UP) — Ihcee Texans were killed and three others injured, one seriously when a car in which five of them were riding sldeswiped a truck near here Mils morning. Tlie dead have been Identified as Hay.Ie Dodsc-n Durre, 30, J H Cox 40, Bessie Buleah Baker, 32, all o Houston, Seriously Injured was Clifton D Cantrell, 30, also of Houston. J. T. Pryde, 40, of Houston, and Roy Eslick, 23, of South San Antonio, were less seriously injured and are In a Prescotl, Ark., hospl- Eslick was driving the truck, and the Baker woman was believed to have been driving the automobile. The car turned over several times according to state police, after colliding with the truck, nine miles north of here on Highway 87. Burglar Spends Hours Unlocking Unlocked Door NEW ORLEANS, March 20 (UP) —A burglar tried vainly to pry the lock off the door of Arthur Lutz' apartment here yesterday, then spent hours whittling a hole in the frame so lie could reach through and turn the knob from the Inside to get In and steal $136. Despite the loss, Lutz could still chuckle today. Tht door wasn't locked in the first place. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANWYHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, March 22nd BOX SEATS is'c EXTRA (Tax Included) TAG MATCH— KALA PASHA and BILLY BROOKS versus BILL CANNY and DALE WAYNE 1-FALL, 30-M1NUTE MATCHES Kala Pasha Vs. Dale Wayne Billy Brooks Vs. Bill Canny WE CANT DO ANYTHING ABOUT THE WEATHER -BUT- We can furnish yon ivith genuine Frtrmall and Dclco- Rcmy narls to gel your tractor lighting system in shape for ll\c night work that lies ahead . . . CHECK THESE ITEMS AND COME TO SEE US: New Generators $35.00 Wiring Harness 1^5 New Switch . . 2.30 Ammeter ( 2 55 Set of Three Battery Cables. .,. . . . : . . . . 3,90 H Generator Belt . . . j QQ M Generator Belt .. ir> , t OQ Heavy Duty H Battery—Exide . .,.,... 15.75 Heavy Duty M Battery—Exide . , 22.50 Tractor Head Lights (Sealed Beam or Regular) 3 9Q DON'T BE MISLED BY INFERIOR SUBSTITUTES INSIST ON THE GENUINE FARMALL TRACTOR PART! PRESENTS STANDARD OF THE WORLD! T<x!ny, I he world has a new standard by which to measure motor cars. Tor Cadillac hns taker, a ftreac stride forward -one of the greatest, perhaps, in Its entire history of automotive pioneering. As U always thc case when a new Cadillac is !ntr<xiuccd, thc advancement embraces every phase of automotive R.xxlncss. The exterior appearance is wholly new, nnd represents the soundest principles developed in years of research. Interior design and finish arc a complete departure, and add immeasurably to comfort, bf-.u'v and comunk-m-e. Performance is finer in every way, for thc gri-at Cadillac chassis and cnfinc have been thoroughly refined. And vital improvements in factory equipment have raised even Cadillac's bifch standards of manufacturing. In fact, all the attribute.* which have contributed to Cadillac', reputation as the world's premier motor car have been made more pronounced. Regardless of the price class from which you eipect to «!«t your next car, you are cordially invited to view the new Cadillac-now on display In our showrooms. Whc,, the standard of the automotive world has been so decidedly ,ai«d, it should be o f Interest to everyone. CaiHtlfic's basic f/iaracltristtrs o/ tie- >'t» are fully apparent i'it the front view of the 194$ model. Bumper and grille art even morn massive. The J>raAofc V ornament and crest have been /llfruinfly refined to Jtarmonite vtth nan, lew hood lines. Vietced from the rear, the 194S Codil. Inc shows n complete departure in de- .tiS*. The }all.width rear iriWott' f«- £rot'« apptartntt and safety. Smart taddee-tytie" fenders, protected by sturdy bumper uprights, five an appro, priate louch of fteetntst. Note the tctde, lev rtar deck. SULLIVAN-NELSON CADILLAC COMPANY Phone 578 301 West Walnut St. THEATRE Steele, Mo. fh one 27 Sunday and Monday March 81-22 Eddie Cantor in "KID FROM SPAIN" Wilh Robert Young, Bedy Gr»bl« and Paulette GoddaroV The Correous Goldwyn Girls At. Uproarious Fiesfa of Tune« and Girl s -G a8s and Fun! l»c-rRict-S-35o Thursday & Friday March 25lh and ''6(h John Shcllon, Ann Doran, Gwinn Williams and i>i c k Halle. in "Road to the Big House" Don't Miss It! lOc— MUCES—30c BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Starts AVeekdays 6:45 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m. Tonight "Conquest of Cheyenne" with Vilri Bill EHloll ,«; LiUle Beaver Serial "Kinf of the Forest Rangers' Also Cartoon laturday Owl Show at 11:00 p.i( 'Mr. Muggs Rides Again with the East Side Kids Serial: "The Crimsim Ghost," Also Cartoon Sunday »nd Monday JOHH-PMhE-JUNE HAVER New Thearte Manila's Finest Shows EVKKV NIGHT j Boi Opens Week Days 1:00 p.m* Sleilince Saturday * Sundaj • Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont- Showing Tonight "WILD FRONTIER" with Allan I,ane and .lack Holt Also Short Subjects Saturday Owl Show "Son of Frankenstein" with Basil Ratbbone nnrl Boris Karloff Also Short Subjects Sunday and Men day "KILLER McCOY" with Mickey Rooiiey and Brian Donlevy Selected Short Subjects RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight "Under the Tonto Rim' with Tim Holt Cnrloon and 13th Chapter "Perils of iVyoka" Saturday Owl Show "The Missing Lady" with Kane Richmond Also Comedy Warner News and Short Sunday, Monday Tuesday CHARLES CHAPLIN, "MONSIEUR VERDOUX" *un« . MARTHA RAVE in4 I ISOBtL tLSOM • ROBERT. LU^SC'I.S 'nd miroJorinj; for ihr firjr i/m» MARILYiN NASH Written and Directed bf CHARLES CHAPLIN Released Ihju Unilcd Artijn

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