The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 24, 1948 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 1948 BLYTHEYIT.LB (ARK.)' COUBIER NEW! •Wj War Declared on Deer Poachers Gam* Conservation Policy in Ozarkt Stirs Up Strife Bj Mori St*ra United Preu Stiff Corrwpondent MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., March H. (UP)—A small army of game wardens and slate police was active In the Sylamore Ranger District nl Northern Arkansas today as ofll- clals attempted to bring an early halt to an un-dfclared w»r between twarderu and deer poachers of the. ^Srea. T. A. McAmis. executive secreUrjr o( the State Game and Fish Commission, said 20 wardens ind lour policemen were moved Into the Ozarlc National Park after natives of the hill counti y posted warnings In-an effort to halt the commls- sioji's deer-trapping program. He explained that the native.? have been aroused by the plan under which deer from the overcrowded Sylamore hills are being transferred to other sections of Arkansas. And he added, "natives hr.ve vowed to kill one deer illegally lor every deer that is trapped." The decision to move additional man-power into the Orark section was made after wardens lound type-written, unsigned notices posted conspicuously in the park. They said "stop trapping or take what follows. This means business." McAmis Immediately declared "w^'ll not be intimidated," and Commissioner Hugh Hackler of Mountain Rome said "we'll.- mai:e. every effort to completely wipe oul the practice of killing deer illegally." ;/ First positive move was the arrest and conviction of two Mnrsh'all, irk., men on a charge of killing the horned animals illegally. Th-3 men, N. M. and F. M. Henry, pleaded guilty in justice of the peace court, and were fined $200. A third man, Jack Cantrell of Big Plat, will be tried Saturday. McAmis said wardens have found That Rain Again Bob Feller, Indian's ace hurler who was handicapped in Cleveland last year by heavy rains which made him pilch oul of linn gels another taste of Ihe heavy dew in San Francisco. Margie Oh land t shared her umbrella with the Rreballer until the rain stopped. Top U. S. Golfers In Charlotte for Four-Day Contest CHARLOTTE, N. C., March 24. (UP)—Mo-st of America's top golfers will tee off tomorrow for tin! four-day J10.0CO Charlotte open, and the bis question in the gallery is whether Lloyd Mangrum can [ keep up his sprint after the green- I backs. | The lanky Chicago pro is the year's leading money winner, having snatched up more than $10,003 of the handy stuff. The latest bulge in the Mnngrum moneybelt is $2,000 he raked in as first prize in th,; greater Greensboro open last weekend, though he shot a sickly 13 in the firm! round, three over par. Mangrum will be on hand, but he may have to sharpen his shooting for a chance at the top money at the Myers Park club.. . Officials planned no qualifying i Bullish Favored In Featured Race At Oaklawn Today HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March 24. (UP)—Bullish, winner of the S 1 .. Patrick's Day Handicap, will be out out alter his second straight victory at Oaklawn today a^ahxst A limited field of sprinter: in the Mountain Valley Allowance. The race will be for four-year-olds and up and carries a purse of $1,400. Bullish has been assigned 116 pounds, ten more than he carried in the St. Patricks. Yesterday Larry D scored his second .straight victory of the season by winning the Six-Furlong Allowance Jilth event. He was brought under the- wire three quasier.; of a length in front of Little Milley who finished with a length margin in front of Black Warbler. A crowd of 7.000 bet W87.845. Oaklawn stewards suspended an- Kentucky Beats Baylor 58-42 For NCAA Title NEW YORK. March 34. (UP) — Kentucky's peerle.« Wildcats, newly crowned N.C.AA. champions,were resardrd a cinch today to gain the finals ot the Olympic basketball trials and many coaches rated them nn even chance to Deal the vaunted Phillips Oilers, the A.A.U. titllsts. Col. AdoLoh Rupp's charges assured the U. a. Olympic team of a sizeable repicsentation of men from the blue grass country us they walloped Baylor's Western division champions, 58 to 42, for the national collegiate crown last night. The Wildcats, who will coiupele in ilii' all-college bracket In the Olympic trials, should have lilllo trouble with New York University, NCAA invitational tournament run- nors-up. In Saturday night's quarter-finals. And neither IxJUlsviUe, winner of the N.A.I.B. tournament, noi 1 Baylor, who will meet In the other collegiate, quarter final gnme Saturday afternoon, were expected to stem the. mighty Kentuckiaiu in their quest for Olympic honors. The final test of Kentucky's BicrUness thus shaped up in its anticipated clash with the Oilers, wiiti are favored lo win tlie.non- cnlloRiate bracket. The Phillips quintet with plenty of Us own sun- porters as the nation's best, will open its Olympic strife against the YMCA champions from Brooklyn on Saturday night. In the other quarter-final contest, the Denver Nuggets, A A.U. runnersup. will play the Oakland (California) Bittncrs. Kentucky polished off Baylor before a crowd o( 16.114 fans at Madison square Garden with consummate ense and hung up two impressive marks in the bargain. The Wildcats broke a three-game scoring record lor the N.C.A.A. tournament by tallying 1S4 points in their conquests of Columbia. Holy Cross and Baylor. And they became the second (cnm ever to capture both (he N.C.A.A and National Invitational tournaments in separate years. Duck, Buddy > u-itJl > race horses, the fourth such action in as many days. Owner and trainer Har- F. Miller was indefinitely sus- round today unless the fi{ld rose I other trajner in connection to more than 130 entries. Club au- the alleged use'o'f drugs on Ihoritics said 8,000 or more s'pecta- " tors were expected for the fifth annual tournament. Three of the entrants were prev- [pended. oils winners of the : Charlotte open. They are: Dentist Cary Middlecoff of Memphis. Tenn., who won it last year; Bob Hamilton, now of Reynolds, Ky., and E. ,1. "Dutch" Harrison of Little Rock, Ark. First baseman 1 " Ray Sanders, traded by )he Boston Braves , for Brooklyn's inficklcr Eddie Slanky,-takcs his turn at bat at the Dodgers' training camp in Ciuiiad Trujillo, Dominican Republic. Brooklyn fans are wondering where Sanders, who was out last.year due lo injuries, will fit into the Brooks' plans. remains of at least four does as well as ten doe feet East of the McGowan trail in, Stone County. And he added that they have located salt sacks hung in strategic spots an the Big Flat-McPherson road in Baxter County. The sacks are hung along the road where salt-hungry deer can be shot from a passing car and picked up later. McAmis said the trapping''pro- gram is well underway and will reach a peak in 30 days. Meanwhile, Paul Gerrard, supervisor of the federal forest, said 1212 deer have been trapped since the program was started four years ago and that the deer are still just as numerous as ever. He added that due to the strife, however, the federal government may find it necessary to abolish the state-federal game refuge or make it a game management area, .'n such an area the federal government allows hunters to move in whenever it believes the area;is becoming over-populated with game. Travelers to End Spring Training In Mississippi GREENVILLE, Miss.. March 24. (UP) — The Little Rock Travelers prepared today to break their Spring training camp and head into an 11-game pre-season road trip Thurs'day at Alexandria. La:, against, Tulsa of the Texas League. Yesterday's intra-squad game was postponed because of wet grounds but skipper Jack Saltzgaver hoped to go through with plans for today's final game. After the contest, the new man-, ager will trim his squad down to 25 players. Saltzgaver spent some time yesterday with a part ol his starting infield—George^ Morgan at third, Alex de la Garza at short and Bob Mavis at second. No regular has been assigned to first. Business Ty Cobb Enters Boston Hospital for CheckOp BOSTON. March 24. (UP)—Tyrus Raymond Cobb. one of the greatest baseball players of all time, was in New England.Baptist Hospital today, undergoing a routine checkup and observation of a gall bladder disturbance. Cobb, who starred lor the Detroit Tigers a'nd Philadelphia Athletics, was admitted yesterday after being .tricken on a train while en route to the hospital. The 61-year-old former outiiclder. who made history with his prowess at bat and his daring on the base-paths, dismissed the ailment as "just something I ate." Dr. Frank Lahey. Cobb's physician, refused to comment'on ex-major leaguer's condition. mmm 'F;KWi'£&»?m ••^•m?^ '^•$n^m ttuil liicc ol Porllancl, Ore., huillcs over Ihc rim anil oul o( (lie race in Ihe 2!U!i lap of Daylona Beach's annual 200-mile H«ndieb«r } Derby. Hice snlTeicd only minor injuries. Mid-South Cage Champs To Play St St. Lout's Team Stanley Keller of Blytheville, coach of the Arkansas Bloodhounds, Mid-South independent cage champions, announced today that his squad would meet .the .Shearer Motors, Greater St. Louis champions, in St. Louis Saturday night. Coach Keller stated that Coach James R. Fisher of the Blytheville Chicks, probably would make' the (rip with' the Bloodhounds. Fisher was In the Hounds' lineup last week when they won the Mid-South title in Memhis. The Bloodhounds defeated the S 1 ,. Louis team 39-36 in nn exhibition game in Memhi.« Saturday night Legion Confers On Draft Policies Earl)' Calls Urged For Men Deferred During World War 11 A resolution recommending legislation Jo Congre.Vi requiring dtnfl boards to first draft those ivho hnd vocational or occnpntllnnl deferments during worlrf U'isr II be first drafted for n period of military service In the event Hie Selective Service Act Is restored, MRS adopted by members of Dim Cason Post 24 or the American Union at > meeting here Inst night. The resolution, suggested by Assistant Slnte Adjutant Clovls Copeland ot Little nock ruirt placed In the form of a motion before the post by Pnsl Commander H. o. Pnrllow, nsked Hint the Statn legion Department be requested lo go through proper channels lo the National Executive Committee requesting that the legislation be recommended to Congress. The 'resolution culled for the consideration of appropriate ages In the proposed legislation Lnst week the Dud Cason Post adopted nnd sent to the State Policy Committee, a recommendation that nil local drnlt boards of the state be manned by World Wnr I and II veterans. . ILast night's mcellng was In Joint celebration of the 29th Anniversary of the American Legion and the climnxliiE of the annual membor- rs and Sponsors Of Girls' Softball Teams To Me*t in 'Y' Tonight Sponsors and minageij of teiinn Iniciested In forming « glrla softball league will meet at the "Y" | Ihls evening *l 7:30 for the purpose i of completing the orgnntfallon and setting a jUilljig dule for piny, It wns announced today by J. P. Oar- rott, Y jiecrrlmy. The plan 1« for • IcaRn* of Tour teams, three of which are lo be sponsored • by Fllzpatrlck Jewelry Co. Peerless Cleaners and Hart's Bakery. A fourth (earn 1» expected to represent the Rlce-Stlx Factors'. Cage Tourney To Be Held At Lost Cane Wr«t-round play in th« Invitational b**ketb«!l tournament for rural filementay school, 0 « Missisulppl County will jet under way In th« Lout o«n« iym tonljM with lour ««m«i Kheduled, Th« flrnt.fame will |et underway at «:30. Ten teams are entered In Ui« competition which Is ncheduled to last through Saturday. Beml-flnals are slated for Saturday morning with the finals lo he held Saturday nl»ht, Teams entered In the tournament Include Shady Drove, Boyivton, Pawheen, Blackwnter, Promised Land Mllltgan Hldge, l.one Oak, Box Kl- der, Lost Cane nnd Victoria. In Monday's issue of the Courier News It was limdverUnlly reported that th« tournament would bn held at Lone Oak but It win bt played In the Lost Cane gym. Guy Lamia** tea* Afar Spt«d ftocoW Toda ' MIAMI MAOK, Fta , March M. (UP)— Orehwtn \tmitm Om LOB- bvdo, with imtimirnW mnllitMine In a new I** horwpbww natof, predicted ^h«. would amwh »th* American record today irrwo M pi- otj hi/ 'Temp rv" apMd feat '„„ Indian Greek'* meMUnd /mil* course, -. • , ->Lombardo, 'nlmlnj at Cfer Woodt 1J4.91J mll»-an-hour mark, Mid n* was reasonably t«rta4u of b*Ur- ng th* record and add*4 thai th» Indian River eoune WM "the me* deal one In America." In the event' he breeJu th* U •. record today, wt 10 ye«n af » by Wood at Algonquin, alien., Lom- •)»vrto declared he would endMror to crack Sir Malcolm Campbell'* world record next year. Campbell, ot England, set the world mark ot HI/76 milei an hour nine yean Memphis Chicks Continue Drills Despite Holdouts WE CANT DO ANYTHING ABOUT THE WEATHER -BUT- We can furnish you with Rcnuinp. Farmall and Delco- Remy parts (o gel your tractor fighting .system in shape for the night work thai lies ahead . . . 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Assistant Adjutant Copeland, who is also editor of the Arkansas Legionnaire, state Legion p«P«r. represented Slate Commsnder Leonard Moorty of Marlanna at the meeting. Commander Moody wm unable to attend due to Illness. Cnnteat Winner h Oop«t Jimmy Lowe, Blylhevlll* High School student who won second place honors.In the Legion sponsored state oratorical content last week, delivered his prlw-wlnnlnj address "Our Livlnr Constitution^ at the meeting. Preceedtnir the business meeting a supper was given by members of the losing team in the recent membership drive. Out-of-town Kueats at the meet- Ing included W. T. Mibbock of St. Louis, representative ol the United States Civil Service Commission; and Jack Pcarman of Little i Rock, veterans placement representative of the U. S. Department of Labor. Blythevllle visitors Included M»y- nr K. R. Jackson, Rrp. L. H. Autrv PIERCE,' Fla., March 24. -Tlie Memphis Olilcks completed three weeks of Spring train- In* lodny but six plnycn vtere still absent from Ihe pro-season camp Manager Jack Onslow listed the miming players— nil regulars — us pitchers Wimpy Ellis, Kal Hnrrell and Chuck KisenniRnn; catcher Joe Stevenson, Inflelder Burton Hodjo and outfielder George Bradley. Onslow said he could use the lielp of the absentees. He is wrestling with a difficult pitching problem, a spotl.v Inftelil nnil n questionable catching setup. NEW Oni,KANS, March 24. (UP) —The New Orleans Pelicans wont Into throe days of preparation today for their weekend exhibition series with Hie Tulsa Oilers ot the Texas Ijcague. The t'cls won their second victory of the exhibition seixson yesterday. beating Tnlano University, 10 to 3. Manage i Jimmy Brown used m of his rookies In the Tulane gajne and appealed satisfied with their performances. Shortslop Oeorge Sopko siiri third taseman Frank CMbbs cnmn In lor special praise. 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