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(. >AGK SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW« SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1948 11 Horses Run in Oaklawn Finale Arkansas Derby Will Clow T«« Season; Enforcer Favored HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March (UP)— Like many of the races which h»v* been run over this oval track, the 1948 Spring meet at Oaklawn headed down to Ihe wire today in a flush of excitement. Main Interest on this last day at the season u p as centered in the two widely different events— the running of the 12th annual $10.000 Ar- ktnsac Derby and the meeting of the Arkansas Racing Commission to review the flurry of violations of state racing regulations. .Mrs. Emil Denemark's Enforcer was due to facfi the toughest opposition of hi* career when he vied with ten other three-year-olds in the derby. Five colts, four geldings «nd two fillies were in the mile «nd • furlong event which woulil ring down the curtain on another year of racing in Arkansas. Enforcer, with Wendell Eads up, was expected to go postward a favorite. But plenty of contention was expected from Mel Hash, anotlm Kentucky Derby nominee, RcigVt Belle, Fertile Lands and On The Way. The latest of the many su.sjxm- sions were handed out to Jockey Rey Camp and Trainer C. Ji False for alleged violations of the rule pertaining to ownership of race horses by Jockeys and the handling of such horses by trainers. The track stewards said Camp owned Skin N. Cinders and Artrich, while riding other horses during the meet. The commission will review the suspensions of trainers \V. K. King, G. Boston, Harry P. Miller, J. K. Ness and Jim Bales. Meanwhile, the financial report for the first 28 days ol the meelUii; shows attendance up 10,000 over the same period last year, but mu- tuel handle is down slightly. The track office of the state revenue department reported that attendance for the 19M meeting for the first 28 days was 191.248, compared lo 181,390 in 1947. The mutuel handle this year for the period wus »10385,592 compared to $10,323,737 a year ago. But slr.te revenue from all sourc n s this- year is $597,991 compared lo »M9,5o7 In 1947. All in a Day's Work Bill Holland holds on io HIP wheel for dear life as liis car balances on ono wheel during lurn at Atlanta's tiirt li.ick. Holland, second place winner in the Indianapolis 500-mile speed classic last year kept the car from ovi'rliirnjng. Barons to Present Player Worries To Red Sox; Vols Play Mobile Today OCALA, Fla , March 27. (UP> —< General Manager Eddie Glcn.non of tile Birmingham Barons is getting ! ready lo lay his needs before Joe I Cronln and Joe McCarthy ot Ihe' Boston Red Sox. The Barons, have n working agreement with the major league club and Glennon has scheduled what he calls an Important meeting with the officials Sunday. There are several week s|X>ls In the Birmingham lineup, mainly at fir* base, second base, behind the plate, in Ihe outfield and on the mound. The Baron boss hopes to get enough players to round out the team. WINTER GARDEN. Fla., Mar. 27. (UPI—-The Chattanooga Lookouts expect several visitors in camp this week-end. Manager Bert Niehoft reports that only three holdouts are on the roster and they are expected before Monday. They are first baseman Butch and pitchers Rog Marline/, and Eric Felion. Grooms Strike Threatens Jamaica Racing Season NEW YORK. Mar. 27. (UP)—A strike of groom and exercise boys today threatened lo prevent the opening of the New York racing season at Jamaica April 1. The racetrack members of the Five Additional Changes Made In Cage Rules NEW YORK, March 27. I UPI — Five additional changes, one of them for high schools, were inserted into basketball's rule book today follow Ing final approval by the National Basketball Committee. _ Concluding Its two-day conclave International Brotherhood of Team-I yesterday, the committee announced stern, Chauffers, Warehousemen | these modifications for the court and Helpers of America IAFL) revealed last night that they have voted to strike against some owners when "the executive board lof the union) deems such a strike would be most effective." Cambridge Meets Oxford In Boat Races Today LONDON, March 27. (UP)—The light, blues of Cambridge and the PENSACOLA. Fla., Mar. 27. (OP) -Manager Larry Gilbert's Nash- Ille jilber ars. Mobile beat Nashville in last eason's Southern playoff finals- Lee Peterson, a rookie rlghLhiinct- r from Colutnbus. da., wilt start n tlie mound for the Vols but eteran Rube Mclion will be.'called n if Peterson can't go the route, 'cterson was top hurler in the Sally League last year. Professionals MOBILE. Ala.. Mar. 27. (UP)—The The Mobile Bears meet Nashville an exhibition game at Pcnsacola oclay. - • • Bear Manager Al Todd .said yes- crday that this pennant winners are "coining nlong fine" although here are "some things lhat still lave to be worked out." It doesn't take big league play ers long to recapture their old form in spring training as the Yankees' shortstop Phil Rizzulo demonstrates in an exhibition gome against the Cardinals Victim of the double play is Hed Bird second baseman Roc Schocndiensl, correctly cluck ing his head. Phillips Oilers Favored In Olympic Cage Trials NEW YORK, Mnr. 27. IUPI—A timber-topping; tempest from the j hinterland, the Phillips Oilers of' naillesvllle. Okln., ruled favorite I as eight teams launched the Olym- Vols play Mobile totlay. and ''1° .. trlals<= tournniunent today" at rt planned to start his regu- Mj>< «•«>" Souare Garden. There were two games scheduled this afternoon and two tonight, with the scini-finnls Monday and the finals Wednesday. The college-minded East, could greet the Phillips team with only unknowing blank stares, but actually the seven-times winners of the National AAU championship have one of the mast polished basketball teams In the nation—amateur or pro. Seven-fool Bob Knr- land. former Oklahoma A & M star, is the showpiece and lie's surrounded by a bevy of fast-moving six- footers who lisurc to give Kentucky's NCAA champs a romiMip- pancc of note in Ihe tournament finals. game: 1. A fowl committed on a throw- in from out of bounds will be treated as a personal foul instead of a technical foul. 2. Restrictions on a player withdrawing and re-entering a game during the same time-out will be removed. 3. In college games, the clock will be stopped each time the ball !s dead in the last two minutes of pla.v instead of the last three minutes of play. •i. The rule on "continuous action" was modified so that a player in possession, If fouled, will be allowed to continue any legal action other than a dribble in making a try for n field goal. 5. In high school play. Hie mid- period Intermission called by the rcfcre in the second and fourth periods will be reduced from two minutes to one minute. Greek Guerrilla Leaders Executed Firing Squad Called Into Action After IS Arc Convicted Bjr IHn I, Thr»pp (United Prw« Staff Cwt pondrnt) SALONIKA, Mar. 27. (UP)—Fifteen unkempt Qrec* guerrillas who helped shell Salonika six weelu ago were executed by firing squads today as a clammy dawn routed the shadows from a sixth century , citadel frowning down on the death | scene. The guerrillas crumpled under the volleys which rattled through a nearby grove of young apricot trees riotous with Ihe delicate plnlt blossoms of early spring. . They did not die easily. Many had to be finished off with tommy guns. To H man they stood erect, eyes unbandaged, to receive the bullets. The 15 were among 52 of 111 captured guerrillas who were sentenced to death a week ago by a special court martial after a 23-day trial. The sentences were subject to review, and by today only 15 had been confirmed. It was a miserable day, to die or to live. Dawn brought low clouds | and a chilling drizzle. It was the • bleakest of execution grounds, under the shadow of the citadel now used as a military prison high on a hill overlooking Greece's second city. The apricot blossoms were in such starlc contrast that they looked like an artificial setting. Before daylight an ancient, boarded Orthodox priest called oti the condemned men, praying with each, it was their first sign that this was their way to die. He fulfilled such final requests as he could—writing letters for some, giving others clgarets or drinks. Academy Oscars Given to Winners Motion picture industry gave these five persons their highest honors by voting them the coveted Academr Awards at their annual presentation in Hollywood. Left to right: Darryl Zanuck, producer of best picture, •Gentlemen's Agreement;" Edmund Gwenn, best supporting actor in "Miracle on 34th St.;" LoretU Youngi best actress in "Farmer's Daughter;" Ronald Coleman. best actor in "A Double Life;" and celeste Holm, best supporting actress in "Gentlemen's Agreement." (NBA Telephoto.) NEW ORLEANS. Mnr. 27. (UP> —New Orleans plays Tulsa here today with I'onkle Jimmy Patton p.nrt •eteran Lloyd Dicta making up the starting battery for HIP Pels. Another Rome with (he Texas League b Is -scheduled Sunday. GAINESVILLE, Fin., Mar. 27. — (UP)—Manager Kiki Cllylcr split :iis Atlanta Crackers into "A" and 'B" teams today for four games with Jersey City of the International League. Two gnmes will be plnyed today and two more Sunday. One game will uc played each (lay here and Jacksonville, the Jersey City camp. Rookie Johnny Meyers is to start Chick Harbert Overtakes Cooper at Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N. C.. March 27. <UP>—SmiliiiR Chick Harberl of netvolt leci the field into the third round of the Charlotte O[>e» golf tournament today with strong hopes (hat l\vo times 00 would en.ua! 2,CCO. Haruerl's two rounds of identical six-nnder-par 6Gs over the etv;y Charlotte course placed him at ths head of Ihe pack at the linlf-wuy nmvk of the tourney yesterday. If lie cor.U! keep his advantage. ' born of consistency, he figured i.o ! pick up his second $2.000 winner's ; check of the Winter season HnrbcrL j Pasha and Brooks Booked to Meet Keene and Hill Kala Pasha and Billy Brooks, he- rocs of last week's wrestling program return to the ring here Monday night to take on Charlie Keene and Prankle Hill in the tag match feature of American Legion show. Pasha and Brooks made their debut last week and emerged from the tag feature victorious over Bill Canny and Dale Wayne In straight falls. Two preliminary bouts will precede Monday's main event with Pasha meeting Hill In Ihe first and Brooks tangling with Keene in the second. The first bout will stnrt at 8 o'clock. Two Bodies Sought As Victims of Plunge Over Niagara Falls NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y.. March 27. (UP(—A search was under wny today for the bodies of two men believed to have been swept to their deaths over Niagara Palls. An ice Jam at the bottom of the American falls hampered police attempts to recover the bodies. The victims were identified tentatively as James T. Gunning. 50, of Hamburg, a vice-president of this Marine Trust Co. at Buffalo and Robert A. Armstrong, 25, a Buffalo resident. A wallet In clothing found near Luna Palls, a portion of the American cataract, contained cards bearing Gunning's name. The discovery was made yesterday by A policeman who saw a man leap into the swift current, winch quickly carried him over the falls. Last night, a wallet and other identification bearing Armstrong's name was found near Prospect Point. No witnesses reported seeing the second plunge, however. Judges and Clerks Designated for Osceola Election Judges and clerks selected to serve at the Municipal election in Osceola April 6 were announced here today by David S- Laney, nember of the County Election Commission. Polling places will be set up in ' he Municipal Light and Power Co. i office for voters of the First Ward;, i n the Osceola Lumber Co., for the ! Iccond Ward; and at the Court House for the Third Ward, Mr. Laney said H j Election judges and clerks follow: First Ward—Judges: Fred Spilth. Guy Butler. Dan Reid; alternate, Dick Fletcher, clerks: Chester Car- :er. Bob Graves; alternate, David Travis. Second Ward —Judges: J. A. Pigg. Nathan Wclnbcrg. J. S. McCants; alternate, W. W. Watson jr. clerks: Jimmy Herndon, Harry Matlock; alternate, C- B. Driver. Third Ward—Judges: Spencer Driver, vick Mann, E. A. Thome: ' alternate. E. L. Taliaferro. Clerks: Lloyd Godley, Melvin Wuggoncr: alternate. Henry Patterson. principal speaker before the Jefferson City, Mo., Kiwants Club last week at that club's regular meeting. He explained Key Club work, which is sponsored by Kiwanis Clubs lor hi(]h school boys. Read Courier News Wan* Ads. New light, low-cost wal pan~l made of insulating material covered with stainless steel may cut costs in several-family houses and other multi-story buildings, the Department of Commerce disclosed. Read Courier News Want Ads TUNE-UP Drive in Today or Phone 4371 For our Free Pickup Service Experienced motor doctors thoroughly analyze your cnfjine. Specialists examine steering-gear, brakes, wheel alignment. Minor adjustments free. Major repairs at low additional cost. Very quick service. Truck Hits Funeral Procession, Kills 3 CHICAGO. March 21. (UP) — A truck crashed into a funeral procession yesterday, overturning the hearse and killing three persons in a following car. The riend were Mrs. Margaret Heard. 52. Mrs. Lucy Heard. 42, and Samuel Huston, 59, all of Chicago. The truck driver, Harold Hoff man, Akron, O., was uninjured. Several autos behind the hearse collided. Complete Auto Check Smith Pontiac Co. BOSTON (U.P.l—A legislative OT der was nwded before one repres- | entaltve could be seated In the' Massachusetts House. Miss Fannie M. Buzell of Hudson was married between '" - election and the opening of the session. The order had to be adopted to allow seating her under her new name, Mr. Joseph E. nettling Addresses Kiwanians for th c "A" tcnm in Jacksonville I won , thc Jacksonville, Fla. Open two and Herb Young will "B" team here. hurl for Ihe Dark Blues of Oxford slid onto the waters of the historic Tham?s nbcmrd identical shells today vvhn Cambridge the favorite in their Mth annual crew race. A crowd of 1.000,030 was exprclori lo lino thc banks of the river for the cliissic over the four-mile 4CO- yam S-.sharted course. Selection and training of the crews began as far back a.s last October. weeks a s FOR WANT OF A GAS CAP Play Narrows to Eight Teams in Cage Tourney Piny in the Mississippi County in! vitntional cnce tournament for jnirnl elementary schools nnrrowcrt down lo eislu teams toriny as action mover] to the semi-final rounds Hi the Lost Cane gym. Semi-final play began al 10 o'clock this morning with foiir sime.s. two boys and two Birls I scheduled. Finals nmt consolatlnn | games will be played tonight bc- glllnmg ;it (5:30. In quarter-[inal play last night he Last Cane Kirls whipped Hoyn- on 33 to 4 with (he Promised Land boys winning over Boynton 41 lo 4. Millii:nn Pidse Girls trouncing 3 l 1 omi.-cd Lnnri 24 lo 17 and the Vicoria Boys downing Milligan Ridge "4 to 13. Y«s it was only a missing gas cap. Nothing important. Bui some dirt gnl into the g;is line. The tractor stalled and a whole day was lost before the line was cleared. You can avoid such costly delays if you keep an emergency supply of parts on hand. An extra fan bell, spark plug or spool of wire may lurn out to he worth dozens of times what it cost in work saved. SEE US NEXT TIME YOU'RE IN TOWN FOR GENUINE I-H PARTS 912 SOUTH StL" ST. PHONE863 Read Courier News Want Ad* Dixieland Baitery's SPRING OPENING Saturday, March 27th Plenty of SHINERS and GOLDFISH MINNOWS Also Red Worms Poles — Buckets — Stringers — Tackle DIXIELAND BAITERY CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., March 27— Lee Dorroh, president of the Cnruthersvillc Key Club, and member of tlie Board of Directors of j ( Key Club International, was tlic 126 South Lilly St. Phont 4371 511 Chickasawha C. R. Collins, Owner Phone 4303 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING I.OWKST ADMISSION PRICK ANWYHERE! Reserved Seals on Sale at (he Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, March 29th ADULTS I5c — CHILDREN 15<r BOX SEATS 15c BXTRA (Tux TAG MATCH- KALA PASHA and BILLY BROOKS versus CHRAL1E KEEN and FRANK1E HILL ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30-MINUTI MATCHES Kala Pasha Vt. Frankie Hill Charlie Keen Billy Brooks ATTENTION MEN! MR. JIM SCOTT Special Representative of the STORRS-SCHAEFFER CO. Will Be In Our Store TUESDAY, MARCH 30 Showing Complete New Lines Of Spring and Summer Woolens In MADE-TO-MEASURE SUITS Where the Man Who Knows - Buys His Clothes R.D

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