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December 8, 1944

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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PAGE EIGHT '. ULYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 16 Razorbacks Expected Back 8 Lettermen Included ' In Group To Report For '45 Grid Team ,. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.,'. Dec. 8.— Coach Glen Rose, who bus just finished leading the Arkansas Rnzpr- ba'ck to their most successful football season since 1937, Is • already looking over'prospects for the 1945 football season. With the loss of Car] .Wea'thertbn' to We Nayy, and Ed Henderson to the army after the Tulsa 'game-,' the Razorback; squad was .down'to 45 players for the last game of the season. Of this number 16 are expected to be back next fall. Five" Razprbacks'. will be .lost by graduation. Bob Cope, Marvin Llnd- FU1DAY, DECEMBER 8, 1944 DOPE BUCKET 6y J. V. FRIEND JOHN Q. CIVILIAN Mr. and Mrs. J. M. llcshai'se now have only three sons In the .service'. Tlie total has been rcduceil with the discharge of Sergl. Homer, n former Chick halfback, wlio servijd as strong-arm Willie for Condi 9?ft ncy Laslle. . . . Homer, wliq. li$j came proud papa only n few nionUis ago, received a broken back In u freak accident while working on the line nt the Stockton (Calif.) Army Air Field. It seems that ono of ivent ie'dff PeijsJ!." all-'played their last J wl'd", striking Homer, among others, game .far', the Razoibacks last Sat- [• •_ • He was immediately taken to urday against'the Arkansas Aggies.'a liospltn! mid plncoil In a cast. . . Included in tile 16 players expect- 'H lias been some time since the cast sey, Jim Young, Lamar Dingier and ""> slant cranes at the Held "we • J -•'- • - last! wild", striking Homer, among otlici edjback next year arc eight let- termen.'.;Blg : ,Mike;Schuinchyl<, Ail- Southwest-Conference end, will head . the : . returning • lettcrm.cn." Two year leltcrmen expected to return are Alton Baldwin, leading scorer and ground • galricr - for the Razorbnclcs this season; Henry Ford, selected as 8. guard on the : second All-Southwest ' team .'tills .'year; Center Earl Wheeler; and Tackle Charles John- son-,r Trie three. other lettermen who ' will ' . back" a'rcr ; Backs Frank ' Schumcftyk. and?Caivln Lane ana Ceriter/'CArl-'Jflcksbnj ..'"-.. ' ' . Other:'squadmen expected to be back are."Backs Jim Varnell and : Louis'"Burdette;.Center .Bill Collie; and Guards Dale Counce, Henry Do Salvo, joe Paladlno, and iiarry Hargis.'~ All .61 these: players are 4-P with the "exceptions of Ford, ColHS end Hargts,.who have received medical-discharge's from the armed forces.;: ;-~.'L:". : ."-'.'"'':.:.'' ' •'•''• ' ' ' ' i The other player, expected to be back- next '.season ',1s James Smith, 200 pound tackle'from Rogers, Ho will'not" be. 18',until next July and may'n'ot.be called 'until 'after foot-' ball season next fall. 'Of the other 25'men on the squad, 13 jare',ehllstedr..in' 1 ,the • Army Air , Corps, nine, have hot registered yet, one,-has an appointment to West Point;' and another one has an ap- : pointmeht, to.-Annapolis. Those, en- listed'in the-Air-Corps and those who liayV-nqtryet registered -are not expected ip-.be; back; next' year. Tom - myi-Dbnoho', and.' Paul Anderson, who have the-appointments, are ex^ pecte'd '.to.'-.enter •'. the academies' In June.'.-'•'"., ;.'••• .'. ' : ' ' was removed but Army officials apparently decided that Homer was not strong enough to cope with the rigid work. . . Two of his brothers, Herschell and Howard, other ex- Chick backs, are overseas. . . Herschell has Irecn in the thick of the fighting since the Italian campaign started, moving over from North Africa where he also got In on the American landing party. . . He has been In many tight s[mls, once reported missing but later turned up. . . . It was reported his truck suffered the misfortune of getting in the way of n bomb, Herschell jump- Ing in the nick of time. . . . Sounds like a movie thriller, doesn't it? Stationed a long time at Sheppnrd Field,.Texas, Howard arrived overseas not long ago. He likely is Grqnfiand Rice Makes;Annual : Gt^Selectiohs 'NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (t«0 —The all-American football team- select^ ert by Orantland Rice for ;Collier's Magazine has' two'men apiece from Army, Ohio State and Navy. ' It does not 'reflect nearly the same oierulielming odds for .Army .and 'Ohio- State as "did the other selecl'ons based on reports from spom editors throughout the country • The ileani includes i ~]\.'.i :,;; : ;Phil ; jrinslej 'ofi'Gcotpi; iTeBi and Prful Walkfcr',of!Y61(i[i ' Don Wiitmire |bf 'Navjf Sli Fcrriro 'of | 'Sputrjef'ri [ ifallfirnSaj tackles, John Green of Arrhy.land Bill Hackett of Ohio State,, guards, and.Dan Warrington of Auburn at center. The backfield: • . Doug Kenna of Army at-Quarterback, Bob Jenkins of Navy and Bob: Fenhnore of the Oklahoma In France now, maybe Germany The youngest of the Besharse quintet, nil of who served In (lie back- fleld lor the. Maroon and White, Monroe (Tiic Rabbit), was Inducted a few months ago, sent to Camp Robinson, nnc! Ihcn io Camp Cliaf- fcc, Ark. JMV GET DISCHARGE Another member of the tribesman clnn back In .the days of Conch Laslie may soon be n civilian again. He is Lieut: John F..(Wimpy) Burns '. .' . -You will doubtless recall that during a routine checkup prior to overseas duty It was discovered that tlie i"VVimp" had a broken neck Yes, sir, the x-ray 'pictures revealed unmistakably tliat his neck contained several vertebrae that Imd been cracked. . . . Jiist when, where nnd how still remain as mysterious as ever. .'.". .. John docs recall that he had been having puins In his neck for some time since he has been in the service but paid little attention to It. ., .'. Now. the real trouble has been discovered. . . . Writing from Fort Knox, "Wimpy" said the Colonel, already, has called hlm;:ln and informed 'of plans Mint call fo: iiim to ,be transferred to the Army General Hospital, •'Temple, Texas (his wife's former home), and suggested that he apply for n medical discharge.'. . . Likely he will follow the "qld, man's" advice for he does hot relish n desk Job. . . Right tuiir lie is Assistant Supply Officer. : , Among his duties: Getting new clothes .and equipment for several hundred men, turning the old stuff, etc.,. ; ,-HO;.rah, Ihtoi Hnrolcl (Btln- .IjyM pb\]is at Knox a' ftiw days' ago and wjihncft'ttf sco him hga'iii,before iliovlfig; to, tor .Texas', j .'FuUWt'o gdjwIUi; Ills' tmlt overseas has just fcfao]it;.brpkbn.)ils heart. ' "THE COWBOY" HOME James (Cowboy) Cobb, the all- state feuard for the Chicks bnck In i?40, has arrived home for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Cobb. . . He is stationed at Jackson, Miss. . . He has served in Mn- . . He looks fit as the proverbial fiddle. . . GETS PHESENTS-Mw. Sallle Klines already has been paid n visit by Snntn Onus. . . She has received a aerfnan-madc silver set nnd an enemy parachute, sifts from her son, Corp. Wlhford Klines, who hi with Gen. Hodges' First Army In Germany. Overseas since Jan. '43, Corp. Klines crossed Hie Channel on D-Oay. . . PAPE11S ARUIVF, —My ihiccre (hnnks to C'or|)..Jorncs H. Gill (Sec, A-L, AAF, Hcrlnglon, Kansas) lor a copy of liie "Windy Post" . . . (Wonder if Jamefi has bumped Into Charles (Dutch) Mdre- hend?).. . . Also, bouquets to Sergl. Charles (Pec) Hardln for several coiiics of the Brisbane, Australia, dnlly, "Tfuth", tmd to Pic. Pat Chlt- mon (Bty. C, 250 F.A., APO 403 % PM, NYC), for a copy of the Stars and Stripes from France ON THE WAY-Another is expect- ed BOOH. . . S-Sgt. Gilbert Hammock V-mails from Assam, India (1327th AAF Bn., Bkg., KD ATC, APO 429 %PM, NYC), that he is sending a paper which his unit publishes bi Calcutta. II is "The Command Post" ... He also promises to get a CDI »oundup the next time it comes out. . . SOnnY—My sincere apology to J. L. Guard and the Guard Jewelry Company for omitting tlier.i from the list of contributors to tlic Junior High Pnpoose jacket fund... It was an oversight. , . Mr. Gunrd was one of the first to sponsor a Jacket for "Pop" Mosley's fine kids. The projectiles fired from WK guns, if In the air three mlnufts, will 'be blown a mile off line by even a 20-mile wind. The U. S. Army Signal corps makes use of as many as 60 types of power units for ground use alone. Aggies at halfbacks, and Les^rylaml, Nebraska and New York, Honath of Ohio State, fullback. ;wlierc he received special-training. Top 4-H'eri in Arkansas FOUR 4 H members— two, boys.and two girls— have been selected by the State club office as Arkansas' winners in 19-H wartime activities. The Stale umncrs, and brie/ outlines of (heir highest ratine -t-H records, arc as folkms Martha J. Futrcll (loft), 16 of Vanmlalc, is the Slate award \vinncr in (he 1944 4-H Food Preparation Activity provided by Scrvcl Home Economics Department. During 6 years as a 4-H'cr, tlic girl planned, prepared and served 3,370 wholesome, balanced meals and 1,146 extra dishes and put up 1,030 school lunches. Slic served two years as club president. Jimmy E. Gilsjow, (left), H of Grccnway, wins Slate honors'for his achievements in the WcstiiiR- hoiise 4-H Rural Electrification Activity. His S year record shows that he wired a brooder and a smoke house,, installed a light in clolhcs closet, converted washing machine motor into a portable One which also could be used on Rrindstone and nude a reading lamp for his room. His father appointed him "gtncral electrician" on the (arm. • M»bsl Hutu (Ull), IS ot England, Jefferson County, wins lop State raiing in the 4-II Via6[> Dress Revue lor her record in planning, selecting making, caring for and wearing serviceable clolli- ing that is-expressive of her personality. Her award is provided by the American Viscose Cor poration. Mibel's. thrift dress was made of two floral printed feed sacks, at a cost of 75c. Flour - sacks were used in making slip, blouse, hat and '" purse. .Joe Botlo /left), 18 ot Palestine, is the State' liighcjt scoring participant in the Internationa Harvcsttr 4-H Food tor Victory Activity in whic' he handled 16 baby bccvci and 26 liogs, and raise u acres of corn, 4j of soy beans and 2 of potaloc: MX participants scoring next highest to the winnc < v. rCC t' ve ,, a ?25 War Bon<1 - Tlle >- arc: Billy Akir of ; Mont,ceUo, Loyd Ford, Cotton Plant; Rtib nl r ?"vr ' dan! ,¥? r >' f^ioorc, Baldwin; Jolin Often, NYjntle; and W, B, MtGraw of Almyra, !rip to SELECT HIS GIFT AT MEAD'S Give that'nice man of your's a great big break this Christmas ... by buying his gifts right here' After all, he probably - comes in here himself.. . and he knows that gifts \vi(h our label are just a little smarter . . . jusl a bit more out of th e ordinary than lie can find elsewhere. He knows, top, . . . il.iat our gift counsellors can be of real lielp ifyoi; aren't just exactly sure a s to. what, to select. For our intelligent, well trained salesforce is wise in the ways of their wares. Here are just a few sugges- tions which are unusual and in good taste. .There are many more exclusive ideas, too. HART SCHAFFNER & MARX BRIGADE COAT '•.}"'./ , l ' makes a pretty package umler-.lhc Christmas tree! Snug and warm iii a'ny k'ind of weather.. . .,. fifll, winter or spring. Outer shell is a doeskin finish Bytd Cloth, which is wind resistant and wateiytCr pcllent. Tailored with button-in detachable, all-wool lining in a cnmul's .hair tone: ! ••.•-. '$ BIG AND BOLD ... all-wool plaid sport shirt, with real masculine appeal. A brilliant idea for Christmas giv-- ' ing- Tartan plaids in red, blue and tan combinations. An exceptions ally gooc! value. "••" $10 ••••••««•••••«*••••.•••••«• HEFTY PIGSKINS in slip-on btyle to slip tinder the Chuhtnuis Iree He'll consider him sell a very luck.y fellow with a pair of -such hefty; durable gloves, >••••••••••• .,.,,.,...,».••»••••••••••••••••••••••••••••.•••••••••••"•••••••••••••••••••••••••«••••••• ........ $5 FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT ;( give him this iiiuisually good-looking belt. Outside . . . Florida crocodile . . . inside pigskin lining. Priced al HERE'S A JACKET WITH ZIP! 1 i- This handsome jacket is tailoied of soft, smooth dovetail fabric. It has a knitted band that zips up the front . . . and at waist. Finished with a fine Earl-glo lining. In camel and cocoa tones. $12.95 A MATE for the jacket (at above right) is this matching dovcllii sleeveless slipover, lias dovellii fabric front and comfortably knitted back. In camel and cocoa. $5.95 »•»••»*•••».••••... ••••••••.... ••...,,....,,,,,,. e ,,..,,., ••..•««•*•»••• FOR THE DOLLAR WISE here's a striking gift . . . an unusual money clip in an oversize dollar sign. Gold filled at §5; Sterling Silver at •*•••••••••••••••• ..... ••••••• MEAD'S HART SCHAFFNER^. MARX LEISURE JACKET/•'••'; of good cheer! Hcrc'ii a jacket, by Hart Schaffncr & JIarks, that combines easy-going comfort with outstanding appearance. Tailored with ' a gaberdine front, Uveed back, sleeves and collar. Choice of smart two-tone combinations of Tan or Powder

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