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PAGfc BIX FayeftevilieWins State "A" Crown Ploy North Little Rock Tonight; Lcochville's Bill Sain on All-State B.T Carl Bell LITTLE ROCK, March 12— <m— Fayettevllle and North Little Rock will battle tor Arkansas' top high school basketball honor tonight—just as they did a year ago. Tli< conditions are a little different this time, however, A year ago the two met for the slate's Class A championship, and Fayetteville won handily. Tonight it'll be an undisputed all-class stale title at stake—a playoff be- twe<;n the kingpins of Class A and the newly-created Big Six division. Those «r« Arkansas' two highest classification*. Fayetteville Bulldogs successfully defended their divisional cham- ionship by beating Van Buren, 4544. last night In a game that was • thriller nil the way. The Wildcats of North Little Rock had an easier Kme In the bis Six Finals, once (hey cot slnrted. as they walloped Fort Smith, 52 to 31. Tyron Lewis, chosen by roadies und officials us the mo.st outstanding player In the A division, and Joe Cohea teamed up in some• morni sharp shooting that meant victory i srnoo Chicks Defeat 'Wizards' in Benefit Game Snead and Mangrum Lose in Miami Meet MIAMI. Fla., March 12. i/TV—Thc SIO.OOO Miami International Four- I ball Golf Tournament entered its < third round today but the glitter i was gone. j Slammln 1 Sammy Sticad and his i partner, Lloyd Maiigrimi. early favorites who drew practically all the ' gallery of 2.000 for the first two days, wcnl oiil of tile 144-holc event ' at the halfway point yesterday i Snead, of SVhite Sulphur Springs, i "'. V'., and Mangrum. Mies 111 ! stylist, lost to Skip Alexander Southern plnn, N. c.. nnti Pete Cooper. I »u m uie Po "te Vcdra. Flu,, :> ami I. to the : but mice the Wildcats' ritsma y "f the croud that followed Tyler und Bob Howard a em >' hole they played for Fayetteville. Lewis made 22 points for a two-game Friday total of 47, «nd Cohen contributed 12. Lewis, a master of all cage trades, hit the baskets from all angles and distances. Cohea made all jlx oj his field goals on long one-handed push shots that left the crowd gasping. He missed only twice. (lame Close As the score Indicates, 11 definitely wasn't all Fayetlevllle, although at one time in the second half the Bulldogs had * (en-point lead. Van Buren was ahead most of the first half and by 22-21 at tlje Intermission. Then, with Floyd sagely, Johnson Gunn, Gene Bell and Gene Bradley getting hot. the Pointers pulled to within three minutes ef playing time left. A first Fayettevllle stall was broken up and Ssgeley cut (lie difference to one point. The Bulldogs held the ball the rest of the way. Fayettevllle had beaten Van Buren by five points for the District One championship a week •arller. North Little Rock simply hnrt too much height for Fort Smith's fast, tricky Grizzlies. The grizzlies soared ahend st the atari, ' Loyde _ u pair of 6-4 boys, got warmed up they controlled the rebounds and the game was never In doubt. I,a!n on All-Stale Howard, Bobby stage and Charles Gray each meshed 11 points to lead the northslders. Larry Crandall. whose jump shots played a major role in Fort Smith's good start, was hifih man for the losers with ten. The all-state teams picked try officials and coaches gave representation to most of the tourney's lop quintets. The teams: Big Six—Loyde Tyler. North Little Rock, captain: Joel Lucke Pine Bluff: Larry Crandall, Fort Smith; Jerry Chastniii, Fort Smith; Pan! Duncan. Pine Bluff- Doyle Frierson. North Little Rock- Billy Wayne Ballaid, El Dorado- Bob Howard, North Little Rock- Bobby Spann, Little Rock, Charles Gray North Liltlc Rock. Class A—Tyron Lewis. Fayetteville; captain: Charley Keller Jonesboro: Floyd Saqcley. Vnr Buren: Don Trumbo. Pnyctieville Gene Bell, Van Buren: Johnsnii Gunn, Van Biircu: Bill Sain Leachvillc: Bobby Evans Batcsville: Eucll Lynn Adams Becbe- An-i! Burks, Batesville: Johmiv Rye. Russcllville. BlytheYille and Osccola Win Negro Cage Titles Harrison riigh School's senior r'pwn .',' d Osc:< ' nla ' s . scnillr hoys were champions in 't),p Mjaippi' 'coimlv Negro basketball tournament vllicil »' a s played -• • >-- • - v -" a " The BlytlieviJJe Chicks defeated the Beardless Wi/nrd.s. an independent team composed mostly of Inch school students, 2Q-22 in a benefit exhibition g.ime at the Huley Field Gym last night. Proceeds of the game, a grudge nffalr. went to the Blytlicvillc High School "B" Chil). an organization of atlilellc award winner!.-. The game netted approximately $15. The game was a nip and tuck aftnir with neither team lending by a comfortable margin at any timo Sonny Stircs paced the Chicks scoring with seven points while Jack Elliott led the Wizards, Starting /or the Chicks were stires and noiuile Gentry nt forwards, Jim Berry at center and Alvin Duc-los and Charlos Frankum at, guards Starting for the Wizards were Don' KerbauKh snd Mosc Simon at forwards; Jack Elliott at center and R. C. Allen nnd I.. IV. Fit/.luigh nl guards. Finals of Class B Cage Tournament Set for Tonight SHERIDAN. Ark., March 12 (m— t. r.T ' mric '7 a >' "«« this 'f C '"" B '" sh tournament COURIER NEWS Coming In Low West Memphis met (lie Arkansas Deal School In one Kninc: South aloe (Bee Branch) met Western Grove In the other. The final will be played tonight. In a quarterfinal came yesterday West Memphis upset West Fork which prcvlnmlv hart won TO straight games. The score was j : >. 40. In other quarterfinals 'ceaf School defeated Strong. 61-:iB- Western Grove beat Ha?.cn. G6-M and South Side won over Quitman. 55-38. St. I/Miis Cardinals' coach Terry Moore demonstrates to Red Bird npwconir>r< i »i . , . Dicru, B ,,„ Kd Sa ,,er. ,„ S t. Petersburg, r,,. the proper way to Zk ^ in * M'"'"' ^ *"*"'• ''"""< Porkers Head ForNCAAMeet In Kansas City FAVETTKVH.LK. Ark.. March 12. '•'Ft —Twri months jiuo. the Arkansas Razor-darks were just iibnut Ihe tos- inRest basketball tf-.im in the country and 5:01111: nowhere fast. Today, they're headed for the NCAA wmrjn loin nnment ftl K.in- sns City as the Souiliwest's representative. Coach Gene Lambert, Gome and Fish by JUrley rcrslilnjr LITTLE ROCK, March 12. MV- .You had better keep your fishing . . clothes handy If you want to keep up with the spoii. And If you're one of those characters who go o u t for black bass only, it's time you joined in tlie fun before it's too late. Hamline Meets Regis College In NAIB Finals KANSAS C1TV, March 12. IfPi— The Regis college Rangers of Denver meet Ihe pied pipers of Hamline University for the National Intercollegiate (NAIB) tournament tonight. The Rangers, coached by Larry Varncll, beat Indiana State of Ten e championship. Fans urauii velline The spring jike weather has sooth- Vaincll. heat Indiana State of Tern cd most of Arkansas' turbulent, Cp 48-45. in the first doubli .streams ami has put (he zinc in overlimc B al »e ol the weck-loii( the fishing for lh| s time o* the P 1 ^ '."<• '"Shi. Sports Roundup Hu[h Fullerton, Jr. .. , .„. lg ilshl . ... Hamline, of SI. Paul, whipped - for Lan-bcrl's Almost daily outdoor came wnr Bclolt <W!s.) college's Big Gold, scalp after the Rawi-badcs lost sov-j dens have been reporting to the S2 "* 8 ' ln th(! flrst I""" 8 of tllc en of (lieir fir-t -en sanies this ! Arkansas Game and FhliC-nmmis 1 smd ' finlUs a «™ded by a record ic»so». The outcries have chaiiRcd [ sion on large number' of catehM j wml ' flnal ...,.- , .i. , ,.- \.uiiiit>f(1 nn/ii mi lit [ L to pi-nise siiu-e Arkansiis caught (ire ! hauled from Looking Up and won II nf its next 13 games and a share in a three-win' split for the Southwest Conference title with nice nml Baylor. Arkansas' last two victories were over Rice anrt Arizona, respectively. In a playoff meet nt Dallas to determine tlie sixth district's standard-bearer at the Kansas Citv tournament. The leiidins Razorhack scorers are big Bob Ambler, sophomore center, with 2« points and Ken Kcarns' all-Southwest Conference guard with 2M. How does Lambert account for the sudden rh.iiiRe (if fortune? "The inaiu thing." he said, "Is that we've developed into n Hell- balanced team. Another factor is our spirit. The boys rrally want to win " Statistics complete the story. In llif early part of the season the Razorbacks played Rood riefeii- .sive ball, but couldn't hit (he bas- kc; 'Ilipn ihe boys from the am',--, suddenly found their ranup ;i!id hmv virtually every river -...,. ..',.,,,, uitji iiujijf' HIKI iln;v j hi the Arizona gnnic. for example' ' " made good on 46 6 pr r rent ,1JW stream in the state. The lucky anglers have been landing good sized crspple. large white bass, some whopping catfish and plenty of those large and small mouth black bass. However, the ffshermen who have been pulling In the black ones only hare a few more days in which to enjoy the sport. The spring season ends at midnight March 15 and will not be reopened until jfny 16 Use of artificial bait also is "prohibited during these days. GAP officials report that the black bass anglers should have little trouble in snagging all they want between now and the close of the season. These Is one exception to t!ie close of black bnss season. Year-round lor all angling for all types of fish is permilted at Lase Norfork in Northwest Arkansas and Bear Creek Lake in Lee County and stone Creek Lake in Phillips County. « cro "' ri «sti'na(«<l at- 8,400. coach Joe Hiitlon's, Pipers won the tournament The St. Paul 20-18 lead and in 1942. team built up a was head by ton points, with nine minutes to !,«. They stalled brilliantly after t-heir great center, Vcrn Mikkclsen, and defensive ace Joe Mutton. Jr., fouled out. Mikkelsen and teammate Hal Haskins each .scored 18 points. The championship game will begin al 9:30 p.m. iCSTK Indiana State and Beloit will meet for third place at 1:45 p.m. iCSTi. Substitute Jerry Coursey's long field goal In the last three minutes of the second overtime provided the winning points for Regis. Bob Fisher added a free throw tor Regis lo bring the final count after playing time ex- to 48-45 pired. Duane Kluch. India-.vi State ace, was the game's leading scorer with STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Mar. 12. WV—Things you hear here . . . Bo McMillin, n'lio left Indiana V. for a $30.000 job will] Ihe Detroit Lions, nmy be looking over the college field again alter only one Beason with the pros. ... Bo Is said to be one of the 55 applicants for the Syracuse University Job. . . So f.s his assistant, Lou Zarza. . . Dick Harlow, a former president of the Intercollegiate Boxing Association, declined an invitation to be a guest at the current tournament here because ot his health . . . Instead he went to Ihe Duke University Hospital and reports are that the Bet- back may keep him from his "advisory" coaching at Western Maryland and from lutorliiK the Eastern All-star Team next fall . . . Eddie Lafond of Catholic University, long-time referee at Ihe college boxing championships, is making his first appearance as a coach wilh a Icam composed entirely of engineers. Scrambled Eggs The Phillies "Omelets," who staged dally infield drills al Clearwater, Flu,, line un will) President, Bob Carpenter al shortstop; Bob's cousin, John Carpenter, at first; "Pop" Ashbiirn, Richie's dad, at second; Publicalor Babe Alexander at third and Prank ^cutter, veteran baseball writer, catching. . . observers say they've set baseball clear back to Abnci- Duubleday's time. In One Ear The White Sox have dropped Luke Appling's nickname of "the tired man" in favor of "the talking man." Ltike Is gabbv as all eeloul Ihis •spring. . . . Looks like Penn state will get Avattis Stone, sought-after Washington schoolboy basketballcr although Red Auerbach, the Washington Caps' coach, Iried to detour him to Columbia. ... Joe Louis and Harry Mendel are in Miami trying lo line up a Willie Pep-Sandy Saddler fight. Harry didn't think; It funny when his New York friends asked lo be remembered to the boys at Gulfsti'cam. . . . Horace Wade one of the more Important boys at Oulfstream. has been named racing secretary for Hazel Park, the new Detroit association. . . . Although Pcnn Slate's spring football practice is scheduled to start Monday some observers here are surprised at the lack of enthusiasm in Ihe preparations. Horace Fool Fault Ashenfeller, Penn State , ae distance running star, missed most nf the indoor season because of a of its field shots din-ilia the first 1 to register their catches as well half: .-ii per cent In thp second half i ns rcc f>rd the number of hours niats pretty good shwline," I M>ont fishing, the type of bait used Lambert admitted. " j the kind of water in which the fish' it rlis- I lv <" re taken tmrf the wclfiht of the .VO.AA ''-'h- '''he rinta is to be supplied to It will 'Cnrral government, supervisors at Fishermen who participate in the i , ptem was successful when lie ran sport at the three areas will have S -I" . ? tate hcmsc of represents- tn rfpi^tt*r tiiniv ...,«,,K . _. i. nvf*s "• ."-iv-.-uii uui.ii u«jK broken bone in his right foot And he just recently remembered how II happened. . . . Horace a Phys cd student, attended a football coaching class last November No Profit Tiiere '. '. ' Durill B an Idle moment, he GEORGETOWN. Colo.—Ellis P I ! , !! -!' p a loose football and _ • kicked it. ... He felt Injured Detroit- Pitcher Improves In Battle for Life LAKELAND. Fla.. March 12-f/p -y°U"« Art Houtlemai,, hardiuc' """ "i the Detroit Tiger for life today Physicians said the 21-year-old righthander, critically Injured In an auto accident Thursday nigh snowed some Improvement al though still on the danger list a Morrell Memorial Hospital Hhe suffered a fracture at Un ; a i S .L °J ,1 sku " when h| s auti collided with a fruit truck as h. and three companions were re turning trom a dance The condition of the'three com panlons who -were hurt alotn „ i ,V., ™ uttcm »n *hen the gut, collided with the truck was de scribed as "somewhat better." BURBANK, Calif., March 12- ljj>j —The St, Louis Browns, afte 11 days of training, start playing ft&Hliisi nmjor league opoositioi today. The Browns take on the Chic ago White Sox at Hollywood. Ned Carver, Bill Kennedy and Dick Stan- are slated to hurl. "We won 15 of 20 games played last year on the grapefruit circui against major league teams," Man agcr Zack Taylor said, "and wc'n out to better that record thi: year." ST. PETERSBURG. Fla.. Marcl 1 2—W>;—Manager Eddie D v c i Planned lo send St. Louis Card "la! pitchers Jim Heain Ker Johnson and Ray Yochim agains he New York Yankees today ii then- first regular exhibition game Marty Marion, who is suffering from an infected toe. will be the only card veteran missing froir the lineup. The Cardinals prepared for to- days game by beating the recruit- yesterday. 5-4. Ron Northey wa the^ big gun, driving in three run. and the tying score in the finn inning with a homer. A sinele bs Nippy Jones and a tripple b" Catcher Joe Oaraglola put ovet the winning rim. After the election, he filed Arkansas won't consider ait roils if it rloc.sn t win (h crown against the powers "Alter all." living on borri Macias Brothers To Tcngle With Bill Canny, Eyrd The two Mexican wre.-.rlin<, hro I hers. Antonio and Jose Ma f i a s will return to the American'i'c»ion Arena Monday nii'lit n, ta i; P " ( . In the main event of Promoter Mike Mm.iiey's wrcsclln.. Ixnilx work on the Likes. j a campaign expense report with the ; secretary of state. The report show- j ed Liipton spent SI.187 to be elected I lo ihe job which pays $1,200 a, i y eteran Markets Editor -••*•»• 'tit fl twtllGC of pain then, but didn't think anything of it. even when he learned the bone was broken. . . . That's what happens when a two-miler tries lo kick a football as far as he could run with it to) If you want to know where go to catch some of these whopi _ then take a Up trom ?<rank Phillips and head for Gallon Lake in T" i , t ,. . Southeast Arkansas. I Cnqie Witt! Thc Olhcr °V Phillips dropped in a line near his camp ntul cnme up with a 25 pound catfish which some ol tlie old hands say is the largest fish ever to be hauled from the hike. However. Phillips' method In landing the fish is not recommended for novices. Hc wrestled the "cat with hi.s bare hands for sev- Tlie Latin A mertcWbrother, will ' H,, rl miuul( ' s bcl<lri; Betting it on 'cam Hjfainsi William "Wild'mil" ! Canny nnri Klovrl "Red" nvi-rf in o the 9n-minutc time limit iv .,«' ?" lc K(Wrt sizc "Ichew have been ou, of three falls f ™,' nf b,,,,, ; '™^ "^ r ,« r ™ s b " 1 ™"<= have tram wrosifini: 'clebm "here "1!?, I C ' mrKC Bicniics of Fort Smith ; ^cfk, winning over Hem\- 'H-I r 11i i^' 1 ^ * suiilc.s after a recent trip j ami Walter Sirois. That w-i.«, in^^v ! Waldron Lake. He and his part'"'''• Ci c - Clinton. Sr.. pulled in ten bass each on a one day outing. Hie largest of the haul, a'five and black bass. i pounds. The \ — •• **««»«^*j &UI1C/I string weighed 441 Succumbs in Memphis Hunting season has closed for i Williamson T> vetc'ra'i'i those sportsmen who are Interested j :tor of the Commercial only in game kills. However, there ' at Methodist still is some sport, for those in want 1 nizht to Eivc their trigger finger sonic practice. Elmer M. Smith, t night club owner near Little Rock, is one of ihose sportsmen. The other day Smith got in some good hunting when he .shot a 30-pound bobcat which had been killing Ills chickens, A large wolf also was killed near Paris. Ark., recently by Bud Krc- mris and Vnrlin Hunt. h p|e he.e He wns stricken with a heart attack PC. 24 and pneumonia ticvelon- ed. Williamson had been markcU editor in Memphis newspapers for 45 years, working with the old Memphis News-Scimitar and tlie old Evening Appeal. He formerly published the Weekly Milan (Tenn.) Exchange and worked for the Grenada lifiss.) Sentinel. »'i;s Will;, i t j M; lrs ) la |j 'at 'Is I hocnix. Ariz.. Ivnmini; •> while the hi,; milrU'ldci- 1'Kcs with ;in auloyraph. Antonio's second. C-.inny and Ijyrd are rutrf! is fvo of Mcrtuu-y's best rouub :m ,l nimble artists and wen- 1x*,kcd ,„ , m , cl the tough Mexican brothers on rc- fim'st of the fans last -veek Rcvernl Jans n.vkcd Mcroney t,, | 100 k the .Miiriii'. biotlier.s ncainst finnv and Red Roberts but. br sr^r-d' ;'| V i( Roberts was not available ,-iud I!vi-ri was Mlbstiiutcd. Two one-fal! iwclimm.uy bouts ave also on Monday nights card In the first Kyrd will meet Jose one-half pound black beauty was hooked by Beiiilcs. Allon Aunian and Harold Holt of H unison also dipped their lines In a prize catch pool. On a recent : 21 with while bu.vs and a [ivc-pounrl YOU CAN GET THE JOB DONE QUICKER-BETTER WITH We hove n tompfete jfoclc and will fc e g/ad fo 5opp/ y Macias and Canny win grapple with • Antonio. I ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Spimsni's Prominent Memphis Attorney In An Kclucalional Address About Alcoholism )'ul>)ic Ui'Ketl lo Attend • New American Legion Arena • Free | SUN - MAR - ^—3 P.M.] p^ Wilson, Luxora Eliminated from District 3 Meet W-ison and Luxora, Mississippi County's last two entries in the District Three basketball tournament at Marked Tree, were eliminated last night In quarter-final Luxora was dumped from Ihe tourney running by Weiner by a 4519 count and Wilson was defeated by Marked Tree 55-39. In other Barnes last night. Earle defcatea Dixie and Bay beat Tech High of Greene County. Semi-finals of the tournament were scheduled for. Ihis morning with Marked Tree meeting Weiner VfHody THEATER J LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "BORROWED TROUBLE" with William Boyd 'INDIAN AGENT" with Tim Holt Short Subject SAT. KITE LATE SHOW 'ALIAS A GENTLEMAN' with Wallace Beery, Tom Drake, and OJarijFs Geor£« Short Subject Sunday & Monday "The Fighting O'Flynn" with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Helena Carter Fox Movietone Nen-s jt Short BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION I'RICK ANYWHKRK! Kcscr»cd Seals on Snle H) , hc LeKJ()n Arcna fr()m 6 pm Kycry M(m(l!vy Monday, March 14 AOUI.TS SOc - CHILDREN 15c Starting time 8:00 "" BOX SEATS !hc EXTRA (Taj IncluilHj) TAG MATCH GORILLA MACIAS and JOSE MACIAS versus T b f^W.9 BILL CANNY and FLOYD BYRD Also 2 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches Gorilla Macias vs. Canny Jose Macias vs. Byrd NEW Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:00 n.m Matinee Saturday &• Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showini Saturday 'RENEGADES OF RIO GRANDE" Also Slmrts SATURDAY OWL SHOW "BEHIND LOCKED DOORS" with Lucille Bremcr and Hicharil Carlson Also Shorts Sunday anrt Munrfay "RIVER LADY" with Yvonne DcCarlo and Rod Cameron Also Shorts and Baric playing Bay. The cha finals wi " "* ls * NOTICE Notice it hereby given Ihst F. » "avis i, aj made al) pii c a t i on f permit to establish « retail B1 eery business in B building alreg constructed at 509 B. Cherry Btre Any protest should be In wr and filed In Ihe office ol the Clerk within 30 days. W. I. Malin, City Clerk. Daied: 3-12-49. THEATRELUXORA 'PRIDE OF THE COMMUNITY UUI «^6) Opens 8:45—Starts J:» Saturday Only 'MARK OF THE I.-.ish Lallue Fuzzy St. John Serial: Chapter 11 of "TIIK LOST CITY" Also Shorts SATURDAY MIDNITK SHOW Starts 10:45 p.m. "THE RETURN OF THE WHISTUR" iNIk'lKicI Duane Lenore Aubcrt Also Shorts Sunday &• Monday "HOMECOMING" Clark Cable. I.ana Turner Anne Baxter Sunday: Warner News & Short Monday: Chapter 4 of "BRUCE GENTRY" and Warner News RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "INDIAN AGENT" with Tim Holt Also Cartoon and Serial SAT. .V1TE 01VL SHOW "Runaway Daughters" with Barbara Stanwyck ami Tlobert Young Also Short Sunday. iUond.iy and Tuesday! Rosalind Russell , * "EDtRICK HUSO* rlODUCIION •S3., Lex)Gfjn-ClaireTrtror Syiinej Gretoslrm >~~,- .»_,_. ^,^ h ,, 0 fc V/arner News * Short BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATPE Show Starts Weekday* 6:4i p.m. Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "BUSH PILOT" with Jack LaKue "WOLF CALL" with John Carroll and Movila Serial: "Chick Cnrtcr, Defective" Also Cartoon SAT. OWL SHOW II p.m. "VIOLENCE" with Michael O'Sbca anrt Nancy Coleman trial: "Jesse James Riilcs A^ain" (First Chapter) Also Cartoon Sunday Only (DOUBLE FEATURE) "THAT HAGEN GIRL" with Roualtl Re.iRan and Shirley Temple "HIGH CONQUEST" with Anna I.ee and Gilbert Roland Also Carioon ,t I, a lc NCIT«