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PAGE EIGHT JJIATHKVILLIO COUUJKK NilWS THURSDAY, iMAKCll 1, 11MG' 4-H Tournament Underway Today Opening Gomes Are Played Last Night At Gosnell Gym Boys and girls of North Mississippi"'County 4-H clubs went inlo action last night In the opening games of the annual baskclbnll tournament at the Gosnell gym. .Four games played were followed by the same number this morning and others scheduled for this afternoon and tonight as the double elimination was being used to reacli the finals Saturday. In the opening game Lone Oak "B" girls went down In defeat to Gosnell, with a score, 27-4. ..Gosnell "A" boys won over Ar- niorel, 35-19, in,the second game played. • . ' • Promised Land's "B" boys were victorious over Box Elder to the score of V8-14. Final game in the opening pro- grani last night was defeat of Lone Oak "A" f>lrls by Gosnell with a score of 33-12.. .. :. -Gosnell "B" girls and "A" boys Promised Land "B" boys and Gos hell "A" girls will play anolhc' game as they work toward the- fi' nals. It* DOPE BUCKET Jonesboro Host For Junior Cage Tourney Tonight : JONESBORO. Ark., March 1. (UP —The fir.st round of Ihe 1945 Ark ansas Junior High basketball tour namcnt gets under way at Jones boro tonight. . Half of the entries will be eliiv inalcd after four games tonight an four games tomorrow morning. ] Pine Bluff Is scheduled lo me' buvnlls Bluff at .7 tonight and ) Dorado takcs'oii Eudora at 9. Jonc, boro nnd Boonevillc have bolli bee given bye.s, which will be filled Pocahontas, Blytlieville and Ma shall accept invitations to parlic pate. Tomorrow morning nee Brain Is scheduled to meet Newark al a.m. and Siloain Springs will 1)1 , Springdale at 10. Oxford will meet • h'lni has been relayed here frnm East Side (Little Rock) at 11. West Side (Little Rock), defending state champions, have drawn a bye. Whether the niytheville Junior High boys' basketball team will participate in the state meet tomorrow at Jone.sboro was uncertain today because of transportation difficulties. •. t As runners-up in the district ' meet; the team is eligible to play |n tiie slate meet but efforts to arrange transportation had not been successful today at noon. The boy.s were scheduled to play the first game tomorrow. Miss Warren Fosler is coach. •i J. r. HEAL IIEKO Blytlieville lost one ol its finest oung men and outstanding sol- cr with the ilenth ol Major Ytmcls Adams .'. . The first Bly- icville serviceman to lie awarded te Silver Star for gallantry, Panels gave his life to the cause : freedom in a blaze of glory . . . he exact picture nnd Ihc details I Major Adams' death likely will ot be officially learned, but lie led a real hero's dcatti . . . Evi- cncc of this statement was rc- civcd by Mrs. Virginia (Durham) )avis in a letter from her husband, jcigt. Je.ss D. Davis, who is on he western front fighting the lazls . . . "Funny tilings happen," iergeanl Davis rclales . . . "Not ong ago we got sonic new rc- >lKcciuciils . . . One hoy Is in my ection . . . Pine (<idi . . . Has een over since U-IJay . . . Used o be in Ihc Infantry . . . Well, ouight, I was reading one of the Jou^icrs I got today and happened 0 read an article nbout some ]>at- le souvenirs that Major Francis Adams had sent home before his untimely death ... I rend Ihe article to this boy and lie was so , For Major Adams was his commanding officer before selling killed . . . The boy said Adams was a swell fellow and real soldier nnd all the men highly respected him ... He said Lhal Francis was always right Up front In all the Hell with his boys He didn't lell Ihein lo do n job . . . Ifc went in with them to help do it ... This boy said 1 could tell his parents and the folks back home that Major Adam? was a real hero; a soldier's soldier, deserving of the highest tribute . . . Francis wns a graduate of the local 'high school and the University with honors . . . His rise up the military ladder was rapid and that he was held it high esteem by his superiors and fellow officers and men under liuppy, however, plays second fiddle there, despite the fact that he doesn't like It, CANINE 1IKGGAR II would nol be surprising If "Spot" didn't develop Into another "boggar" such as the last dog Joe bunding and .stayed until given a nicklc owned . . . Whenever there was a jingle of money the dog came right, there . . He then would go as straight as an arrow lo a meat market down (he street The bulchcr knew what he wanted when he saw him comlni; and would start hauling out the Eausnge links When they were securely wrapped and given to him Hie dog would drop Ihc rtckle from his mouth, pick up the saus- igc nnd take off the for the shop . . He would not cat a one un- il lie was back . . . Then he rould make' up for lost lime . The fame ol the dog spread . An article about his buying'prowt.ss ippcarcd in one of the leading icrlodlcals . . . What became o ilin? . . . Oh, he died cif old age . . He was 11 years old when hi ilurdy legs collapsed under hin one day and he went out to tin dogs' happy hunting ground thn Joe hopes for his dog's sake I paved with link sausage. 3 Southeastern Teams Favored Kentucky, Tennessee And Go. Tech Cagcrs Class Of Tournament LOUISVILLE, Ky.. March, 1. IUP —Members of the 'Southeastei Conference basketball Dig Three, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia Gungo. Din Cornell Names McKeever Coach Notre Dame Mentor To Replace Snavely; Likes T Formation ITHACA, N. Y., March 1. (UP) — A new type of foolball appears lo be In store fot Cornell with Installation of Ed McKeever as head coach replacing Carl Suavely, who returns to North Carolina. McKccver, 34-year-old acting athletic director and head coach al Noire Dame, Ls of the new sc\'ool of football men who stress offensive speed and quick-opening plays Suavely, a veteran of 18 years ol colleRC coaching, is an advocate of intricate ball handling an<i deception. McKccvcr Us not yet decided what type of offense he will use, bul It i home on furlough in October. is considered certain he will rely on the T formation, with which he had great success In his first fen- son at Notre Dame last Fall. McKccvcr snys he is not committed to (he use of any offensive system. He will look over his available material al Cornell before making up his mind. Cornell Athlclic Director Robert season. Despite the fact that h'ft team last year was the youngest ever to represent. Notre Dame, it won eight of its ten games', losing only to Army and Navy. McKeever returned to South Betij after the meeting at Cornell but lie says lie will be back to open a four-week Spring training period on April 10. Keeping Up With The Men In Service )lcti'<i, the seaman will receive ol leave. Ueut. Alfred S. Hurley, husband 'f Mrs. Prances Parker Hurley of Mythcvlllc, lias arrived at Dodge my Army Held, Kans., for 13-20 Marauder medium bomber pilot .raining. • • • T-5 Charles R. Mooi'e, husband of Mrs. Onektti L. Moore of Houtc 1, Blytlieville, is a member of the 341st Signal Service Group based In Italy svlilch Installs, operates »nd niaintnins radio, telephone, teletype and radio teletype communications, submarine and underground cables, message center traffic and Air and Motor Dispatch Letter Service in Africa, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily Italy, the Balkans and France. 1 Made up of highly trained com-1 inunlcatlons specialists, tlie group I iias been awarded the Meritorious I Service Unit plague for superior performance of duty. This modern Gungn Din, wearing G. 1. clothing salvaged from the Mars Task Force In Uurmu, unconsciously forms a Victory V svilh the hollow bamboo lubes in which he brings water to an Allied bivouac area. Pic. Lois E. . Shallcy of Blylho.? ville has arrived in Trance, according to a message received by iiis wife in Blylhevlllc. In service in the Aleutians for :t'l months, Private Shatley last was Tech. Sergt. Johnny Wedamnn of (IjihcvHlc is one of the four lighting sons of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wcdaman of Memphis. His wife is ,he former Miss Joyce Morgan of Blytlieville. The four brothers are Ffc. Thomas Wedaman, who has been overseas for six months in France 76 Basketball Teams Enter AAU Tournament LITTLE ROCK, March 1. (UP) — Deadline for entering the Arkansas Athletic Union's men's basketball tournament at Little Rock Saturday through Tuesday is G p.m. today. ' . • • .Tournament Chairman Leroj Scott says 16 teams-have alrcadj tillered the meet. New entries,re Veiv'ed ycstcfclay'included'Arkansa 'State Teachers,College; at Gpnway tb.tj.'vSeatcjf';. -Jndep£hdcnisj' .'ffpii Harding Colleger and' Little Roc Junior College. An ancient Greek myth slate lhal the anemone sprang from"Hi passionate tears shed by Vein over the body of the slain Adonis authentic sources. AI.E OF A DOG llils is 'a tiile of a ibs . . . Not, isl nn ordinary dog but a canine re department, "Spot" is its nine . . . Our iiiend Joe Apple- nuin ol Osccola is the owner of unusual seven months old rat errier whose specialty is pulling ul fires . . . Joe has taught him inny clever tricks, but tilts par- icular stunt, was entirely unre- icarsed . . . Whenever "Spot" bees thrown lighted cigarette cr le will not rest easy unJl it Is 3Ul. ... He paws it, pulls It, cks It- up with his teeth nncl shakes it, then drops it again for another stab nt the fire until it s extinguished . . . When no spark is visnble lie sniffles it lo >e sure that none of Iho embers is live . . . When Hie job is over 'Spot" leaves it with nn nir of well-lhal.-5Cttlcs-t.hal ... He is as cute as a bug's car ... I really never saw a bug's hearing device but have an idea 11 would be as cute as Joe's canine pet ... Joe has run into trouble at home with Tech, arc expected trouble in first round games the annual conference tournament at Louisville today. Georgia Tech takes on IU home stntc rival, the University of Georgia, In the opening game at 3 p.m. ami the Engineers are expeclcd to win hands down. They have beaten Georgia twice already this year. The University of Mississippi Is given little chance against Tennessee. The Volunteers have a regular season record of 15 victories nnd three losses. And Kentucky is also highly fn- vored over Florida. Kentucky's record includes' 17 wins and three defeats, while the Gators linve won only Tour and have dropped two. Other enlranls are! ; Misslssippi Stale, Auburn,. Alabama, Tulane and Louisiana State. I Kentucky, the 1944 champion, is ^mining for Us eighth Southeastern Conference basketball title since Ihe lournamcnl was first played In 1D21 Pointer Ariel Wins National Championship GRAND JUNCTION, Telin., Mar. 1 (U.I'.)—A pointer named Ariel has a right lo strut today. For the third time, Ariel has won the national bird dog championship. And Ihls morning, his owner. A. G. C. Sage of New York, has 1 a thousand dollars In cash, SlOO to "imve'^Ii'ttic ' n war bonds nud permanent pos- mnd games In session of Ihe coveted Culhbcrt E Kane, in announcing the appointment, says McKccver hud been selected over -10 other applicants. Terms and length of the contract were not revealed bul it is befievcd he will receive at least the 58500 lie was.paid nt Notre Dame. The fact that McKeever turned down offers to coach Pordham and Ihc Chicago entry in the projected All-America pro league, makes it plain the offer is an attractive one. It is probably on n long term basis McKeever is a "fill-in" coacli for Navy Lieutenant Frank Leahy, who entered the service after the 1 the puppy He waited loo long, paid,- too .iiitich , attention, • to :• the 46g-.>l)cr6fc'' taking it home . . . As you know, the Applebaums have a young daughter now,and when Joe picks up the boss of the household "Spot" soos into a jealous 'rage" ... He makes it plain Gus Mancuso Gets-Contract From Phillies PIIILAUEIjPHIA, March 1 (U.P —Gus Mancuso, the veteran ma New Theater Manila'* Finest Ol'KN 1 EACH KVKNINO MATINEES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT I O'CLOCK Buy War Hands (In Our Lobby Anytime) Anil Keep Them! CHICKASAW Wesl Main Near 21st St. Sat. starts 1Z:-15; Sun. starts 1>J5 Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens 0:45 Continuous: shows Bat. ami Sun. with nn engineering unit; Tcc'h. ;ci'8t. johnny Wcdaman, in France with (he Quartermaster Corps and overseas for the past two years; Andrew Wcdaman of the Seabces, now .stationed in California, and Pfc. Hunter Wcdaman of the Marine Corps, now stationed in San I'YancLsco. • » • Rudolph Rogers, 18, son of Mr. ant: Mrs. Elmer C. Rogers of Dyess Ark., is receiving hLs initial Naval indoctrination at the U. S. Nava' Training Center. 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