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SPORTS Bolivia Girls, Shallotte Boys Win In Semi-Finals Shallotte Girls Fall 58-33 As Southport Boys Arc Whipped 21-15 BV R. J. POWELL LELAND, March 2—The highly favored Bolivia sextette whipped a fighting Shallotte girls team 58 to 33 and the Shallotte boys quint edged out the luckless Southport aggrega tion 21 to 15 here tonight as the an nual Brunswick county cageball meet went into the simi-final round. Bolivia’s victory tonight set the stage for the anticipated battle of the tournament—Bolivia vs. Wac carhaw on Monday night. The Wac camaw team, the tallest competing in the girls division, swamped the Ice land girls in the feature attraction in the quarter finals held in the Ice land High’s new gym on Friday night. Bolivia, rated the number one team in the meet, and county cham: s last year, goes into the finals with the impressive record of not having tasted defeat in Brunswick county this season- The remarkable fact about the Bolivia sextet is that all of the girls are unusually short, includ ing- the sparkplug and leading scor er of the team, Captain Catherine Stone. Monday night s game ior me gin championship truly shapes up as be ing a battle royal. It was Stone who paced the spirit ed Bolivia attack tonight. The blond Star sank a total of 10 field goals which together with three of the free throw variety gave her a grand total of 23 points, which is the high est individual score registered thus far in the tournament. Standland of the Shallotte club racked up 22 mar kers in the conquest of Southport in the first round of play Thursday night. The Shallotte boys’ win over the Southport lads pushed the seacoast team into the boys finals against the Leland quint, which won over the Bolivia boys in a fast game on Fri day night. The Leland club is the ruling favorite to capture the cham pionship game which will be played Monday night. The Bolivia-Shallotte affair was featured by the passing and long distance shooting of both teams. The edge, if any, must be given to the Bolivia gang, led by the sharp shooting Catherine Stone, who was aided and abetted by her teammate Lucy Hand, who registered 19 times. Other- scorers for the winners were Cannon with 14 and Lewis with two. Leading point-maker for the losers was Standland, who accounted for 38 points. Following her was A. Bennett who chalked up 13. Bolivia showed its superiorty in the foul goal department also, by tallying 10 times out of a possible 13. Shallotte made 11 out of 18. The boys game was one of those close, low scoring contest that kept * COLLEGE SPORTS COLLEGE BASKETBALL Army 47, Navy 33. North Carolina 39, Duke 23. Kentucky 51; Georgia 43. COLLEGE WRESTLING Maryland 16, Davidson 14. Temple 21, West Virginia 15. COLLEGE BOXING Penn State 6 1-2, Cornell 1 1-2. Fenn State Frosh 6, Cornell Frosh 2. COLLEGE INDOOR TRACK Michigan 54. Notre Dame 41. Indiana 49, Purdue 39. Village Sam Is First In Cumberland Trials FAYETTEVILLE, March 2. — <-T) —Village Sam, fast and thorough pointer owned and handled by Ellis Simon of Kinston, won first place today in the Open All-Stake of the third annual Cumberland field trials. Sandy Sport owned by H. E. Hon eycutt of Charlotte was second; and Cumberland Prince, owned by A. L. Maner of Fayetteville, and Bevy Chaser, owned by E. S. Bosher of Fayetteville, tied for third. In the shooting dog stakes, first Place was won by Sport, owned by T. M. Walker of Raeford; second by Village Jake, owned by Sheriff Paul Garrison of Goldsboro; and third by Spot, owned by Gaither Scott of Fayetteville. Bevy Chaser placed first in the members’ All-Age Stake. Village Sam was second and Egyptian Scott, owned by Dr. R. A. Matheson of Raeford, third. the large crowd on its feet for the greater portion of the affray. The Shalotte bunch tallied first and for a few minutes managed to hold the Southport lads scoreless. Most of the first half was played in Shallotte territory with that team having possession of the ball. At the intermission the score read: Shallotte 10, Southport 5. Southport, minus two of its best players who were injured in an ac cident earlier in the week turn ed on the steam at the start ot the second half and at the end of the third period Shalotte’s lead was cut to one marker. The final chap ter was by far the most exciting with both quints battling gallantly to gain a lead that would sew up the ball game. 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RaIauy keaoIbp TMe EMpop tab r< ygARs of cm* warfare ,aJ Pj&LisTic Trail WMbM rt& was kMoc^epomt iUMiom Me met -tip uinem'c EyTo/JyMOSTo iMTriRBEEbOMPS AT LeAD)Tr *Irr^ M.AMI EBACH, FEB. 2o, wvr,Cht, „<q, k.nc ^tvrb sv,!Sff £ _ Dock Strikers’ Pay Request Is Refused TAMPA, Fla., March 2—WP>— Four steamship lines operating a coastwise freight service in the South Atlantic and East Gulf refused today to grant a wage increase to 8,000 striking longshoremen in southern ports. The lines offered, however, to continue the present wage scale through October 1941. The longshoremen, asking a 10-cent an hour increase, struck a week ago. MARRS, MARSHALL TO MEET TUESDAY Hader And Little Beaver To Tangle In Opener; Box ing Match Slated Fast and furious action is expect ed at Legion field’s exhibition build ing Tuesday night when two skill ful and two rough and tumble grap plers meet on the mat. The feature bout of the night will be a match between Johnny Marrs, Eormer world champ, and Floyd Mar shall, new in wrestling here hut gen erally recognized as a grappling cam paigner of no mean ability. In the opening bout of the night lack Hader, one of the roughest of the rough wrestlers, will meet Chief Little Beaver, a lad who can dish it out as well as take it but who, apparently, has never heard of a rule book or the respect due a ref eree. As an added attraction Tuesday night the Legion will present a four round boxing match as a curtain raiser. Baltimore Fire Does t Damage Of $400,000 BALTIMORE, March 2. — W— Firemen continued tonight to pour I tons of water into the blackened, J smoke-belching ruins of a lumber d yard, scene today of the city’s most ti spectacular fire in years. h Daniel Schoioss, an official of the Is Baltimore Lumber company, esti- n mated the firm’s loss of lumber and h buildings at $300,000. Fire depart ment officials said the additional e; loss of eight automobiles and a half- ' dozen truck trailers parked nearby, p and freight car contents destroyed t] by the heat, would send the total F close to $400,000. P _ ir tl Five Die i4s Flames a Level Apartment House * WORCESTER, Mass., March 2— 1' (JP)—A raging early morning Are that cost five* lives and destroyed a five-story apartment house was trac ed tentatively tonight to an electric short circuit near a cellar fuse box. Investigators virtually ruled out an earlier theory that the fire had been set, although announcing their inquiry would be continued tomor row. Damage was estimated unoffi cially as high as $60,000. Department Stores Report Good Gains PITTSBURGH, March 2 .—UP)— Kaufmann Department Stores, Inc., today reported for 1939 net earnings of $1,243,517, equal to $1.6 a com mon share, against net earnings of $852,464 or 95 cents per common share in 1938. Sales for 1939 totaled $25,103,801, compared with 1938 sales of $23,627, 779. Arnold Asks Meeting With Leaders Of Labor WASHINGTON, March 2.—UP) — Thurman Arnold, leader of the Justice department’s nationwide drive on high costs in the construc tion industry, disclosed today that he had asked for a conference with labor leaders who will meet here next week to discuss opposition to his program. Arnold, an assistant attorrfgen eral in charge of the anti-trust di vision, made public a letter to John P. Coyne, president of the building trades department of the American Federation of Labor, in which hr proposed a conference "to aid clear ing away any misunderstanding that exists.” "Obviously you are misinformed about the department’s program,” Arnold wrote. "We are not prose cuting any unions for engaging in legitimate trade union practices.” jSSSBSSSSSS™* SOLONS REFUSE TO ANSWER LONG Final Destruction Of Huey‘s Machine Now Seems Certain BATON ROUGE, La., March 2.— (.&)—Final destruction of the power ful old Huey P. Long political ma chine was completed today when the former rubberstamp legislature and democratic state central com mittee. turned on Governor Earl K Long to sweep him into political ob livion. Louisiana’s democratic electorate had rendered the machine a smash ing blow Feb. 20 by choosing Sam H. Jones, pledged to governmental reform, as the next governor. Gov. Long, defeated then by Jones, today saw a runaway legis lature refuse to convene at his call, and a short time later the demo cratic state central committee knif ed his attempted coup to get into Jones’ administration by scratching him as the appointed nominee for secretary of state. As his former supporters left him, Long asserted he would avenge himself, and tonight he obtained a temporary restraining order in dis trict court prohibiting the secretary of state from placing the name of a “reform” rival selected by th» committee on the April general elec tion ballot. Saniprdctor Confesses In Illegal Operation SEATTLE, March 2. — <£’>— De tective Chief Ernest Yoris said to day Bertram Hollane, 59-year-old sanipractic healer, confessed late to day that he performed an illegal operation upon a 19-year-old bride to-be prior to her death in his of fice. Previously he had denied perform ing the operation, and contended he had been treating the girl, Miss Dona Fae Correll, for a cold, and assumed she took poison unknown to him. Yoris said the physician made the admission after being confronted by his office nurse. K.K.K. Is Pledged To Rid Nation Of Un-Americanism ATLANTA, Ga„ March 2— CP) — Sixty-two robed and masked men today cricularized a declaration that the Ku Klux Klan “will not rest" until this nation is purged of un American groups—particularly com munists. Four Klansmen, one of them red caped distributed copies of the open letter to congress to delegates at tending the regional meeting of the American Federation of Labor in the municipal auditorium. City Briefs DROPS DEAD George McKoy, 55, negro, of Wilmington, who dropped dead after eating lunch about 1 o’clock yesterdaj afternoon at the foot ol' Walnut street, died from natural causes, Coroner Asa W. Allen ruled. TILESTON P.-T. A. The executive committee of the Tileston P.-T. A. will meet at 2:30 o’clock Tuesday after noon in the 'music room at the school. All members are urged to attend. PRE-SCHOOL CLINIC The pre-school clinic for Cor nelius Harnett school will be held Monday, March 4, at 2 o’clock, it was announced yes terday. WESLEY MEMORIAL Each night during the week prior to Easter, a special series of services will be held at the Wesley Memorial church, and sermons will be preached by the pastor, the Rev. W. A. Tew. The public is invited to attend. SEASON OF PRAYER The Woman’s Missionary un ion of Calvary Baptist church will hold a season of prayer be ginning Monday night at 7 o’clock. All members are urged to attend. HADASSAH Wilmington chapter of Hadas sah will hold the monthly meet ing Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the home of Mrs. M. Guld, 1618 Market street. All members and their friends are invited to attend. BIRTH ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Richards announce the birth of a son, William Barton, on February 24 at the Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs. Richards is the former Miss Margaret Brown, of Wallace. RETURNS Sidney W. Wilson lias return ed to the city from a trip to York. CONVALESCING Miss Marguerite Norris, who has been a patient at Janies Walker Memorial hospital, is re cuperating at her home in Og den. MEETING PLANNED The board of managers of the North Carolina Society of Colonial Dames of America will nieet at the assembly rooms of the society Wednesday at 3 p. m. PURSE SNATCHED Mrs. Sallie Fritz reported to police yesterday a young white boy about 16 years of age snatch -— Paper Pulp mis 4rt ^geiWitla, WASHINGTON. j|a ... charge that paper puh, ' 1 hop-tied monopoly lls br., with small timberl uul *J*aK*ss made before a j, ’ nw* forestry investigation ty"f'^5iu»al resentative Fulmer (DV’5' K*S> chairman of the group ’’ v,c* Fulmer cited recent fines against the Southern*!?1*"* sociation at New Orleans i„ * cf his charge that farmers SUl'I>,J1't small land owners "get J°th'f thing” for wood sold to puln°St, l* Fulmer's heated commem,0”' Junng a wordy exchange with a** ator Smith (D-SC) „ver J h -e»' powers of federal and «tate , V* ments in dealing with f8 6nk farm, and other national pr^ Virginia Weed Planter Hits ControlProgram CHARLOTTE, March 2— (pi Virginia tobacco planter told 1 ~~A Df republican congressmen her,!? 3ay that tobacco allotments pror? ised his state two years aJZ aeen reduced in order that the al, ment to Georgia might he incre in the New Deal’s unsuccessful 7 tempt to “purge” Senator Waite, v GJeorge, of Georgia. “Two years ago we were promise., so much acreage in Virginia but « 3idn t get it,” said Claude s \y,T head, of Chatham, Va. ’They '.J' it to Georgia where they we're°tn' ing to defeat Senator George.” ' New Precision Machine Is Shown At Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH, March 2.-(.?i, .ndustrial research workers today lisplayed a new hydraulic monster jowerful enough to flatten a loco notive boiler, yet so gentle it can track a watch crystal without larming the works. This behemoth of science is call td the Templin precision metal vorking machine and is hailed by ■esearch workers of the Aluminum tompany of America as the world’s nost powerful testing device. etl her pocketbooh, containing one dollar in change and some keys as she was crossing Sec ond street between Aim and Orange, BOARD TO MEET The hoard of directors of (lie Travelers’ Aid will meet Tues day at 5 p. in. at the chamber of commerce. LEAVES FOR VISIT Miss Dorothy Tartt, of Sea Gate, left Wednesday to visit her grandmother, Mrs. S. A. Jones, of Fayetteville. wmmmmmmmmammmn SPECIAL This Week Only Regular $7.90 VALVE GRIND $5.75 LABOR ONLY INCLUDES: ! Refacing and grinding valves | Reseaiing valves j Reseaiing cylinder head j Remove valve springs and check I Check and replace rocker arms j / ! | THE ABOVE SPECIAL SAVINGS j ABE FOR CHEVROLETS ONLY j RANEY Chevrolet Co. * £• IN THIS CORNER-BY ART KRENZ RED-HOT ROOKIES ALOYS! US (PIE) RIGHT-HANDER TENTATIVELY ADDED 7& THE HIVE OF THE BoSToN BEES., ONE OF KANSAS STAR SLAB LAST YEAR... A SIX-INNING NO-HiTTeR, FANNING 15 ST PIE HIKED I PROM CHICAGO„ I SANDLOTS To DAVENPORT, I WALKED INTO THE PARK AND ASHED I FOR JOS SIX WEARS AGO, AND HAS I . . HAD STeADW WORK SINCE.... * § KffeNTL-| PULL AN EASTER BUNNY OUT OF YOUR HAT! Whether he’s five or fifty, now’s the time to make sure he’ll do you proud, come Easter Day! A new suit, perhaps . . . certainly a new hat to tip to spring! And this is the year Dad gets a smart light weight overcoat. ., Bill Junior’s demanding ‘longies.” ... Even Sonny is disdainful of romper suits and ready for man-style clothes, bless his heart! I But before you start off on that shopping tour, read the advertising pages of this newspaper. You’ll find them sparkling with latest style news and good buys. Alert merchants choose their best values and most at tractive wares for display in the miniature shop-win dows which are the advertisements. From shoes to j cigarette case (Sister’s Easter gift to her B. F.!) you’ll be able to outfit the men of the house smartly and economically. Yes, time and money saving is possible these busy pre-Easter days, if you read the advertisements first! ... Try a little Easter shopping magic, this year!