The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1941 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 1, 1941
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLB (ARK,) COURIER NEWS ' WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1] ; ; :1 1941 Most Enter Normal Fields of Business, Scatter Into Obscurity ' By DON SANDERS KEA-Service Start Correspondent What happens to bowl game •'heroes? Where are the Alberts, the Rohrigs, the O'Rourkes, the Poxxes and. the. Koshlaps of yesterday? IVfost of them seem to be doifi^ pretty well. Many have ' made careers out of their foot-. -- ball ability; others have gone '> into law or medk-ine or busi- ' mess. One of the most famous of all Rose Bowl, games was that of 1925, -" when Notre Dame in its lone Pasadena appearance defeated Stanford, 27-10. Ernie Nevers of Stanford made most of the yardage that day, but the Pour Horsemen scored most of the points. The Horsemen, football's mast famous backfield, have done all right. in later life. Elmer Layden is coach at his alma mater; Jim "'Crowley is coach at Fordham. a 'bowl choice this year; Harry Stuhldreher is coach at Wisconsin; Don Miller, former backfield coach at Ohio State, is a prominent Cleveland attorney. ALABAMA STAR IS AUTO SALESMAN Back in 1921 Harold P. Brick Muller threw a 70-yard forward pass to his fellow end, H. W. Brodie Stephens, to start California's 28-0 rout of Ohio State. Both Muller and Stephens became doctors; Noel Workman, one of Ohio State's stars that day, served for a time as coach at Iowa State. Freddie Sington, Alabama's All- America tackle, one of the stand' out players in the Tide's 24-0 victory over Washington State hi the 1931 game, played pro baseball for a while, now sells automobiles in Decatur, Ga. . . . Dixie Howell, passing star of Alabama in the 1935 game, coaches Arizona State. Ernie Pinckert, All - America halfback who sparked Southern California's 21-12 victory over Tulane in" the 1932 game, Ls still playing with the Washington Redskins. . - . Marshall Goldberg and Frank Patrick, who starred in Pitt's 21-0 defeat of AV'ashington in the ,1937 game, are playing professional ball. ' Roy Riegels, who achieved a, leftrhanded fame by running the wrong way in the 1929 game to give Georgia Tech ! an 8-7 Victory over his California eleven, became a sue- • cessful coach. Johnny - Mack Brown, Xvho - .scored two , touchdowns'' for Alabama in a 20-19 victory over Washington in" 1926, is a movie WitlrNrne Sets Of Brothers Company M ^Claims TillefOf /MoslJ f Brotlix3rly";Army Unit* --7JT-' • SR- . ' iS J V. J Thousands See Numerous Post-Season Grid Tilts Today Many of Blytheville's football ian.s were in New Orleans today for the New c Year's day Su^ar Bowl chLs,sie and hundreds of other local grid followers were tuned in ! Lo various contests 'scattered over > the countryside as radio announcers gave vivid descriptions ol the annual games that attracted 340,000 "spectators ami turned away many other person's. 'Most spectacular • awl traditional ^ game on the day'.s "Bov/1" sched- j ule v/a.s the Bowl at" Pasa• dena, Gal., featuring Stanford, the \ i"Cinderellu" eleven of 1940 repre- 1 senting the West against mighty Nebraska of the Big Six. conference. A crowd ol almost a million persons thronged Pasadena's streets for the "Tournament ' of Roses," parade and a sellout audience of 90,000 was slated to be on hand for the opening: kickoff at 4 p.m. (CST>. It Is the ' 28th annual renewal of the Rose Bowl. Many Bowl Game* At oilier trie's were engaged the following teams and the games and attendance figures included: Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Tex., between Texas A. & M. of the Southwest conference and- Fordham of the East (35,000). East-West all-star, San Pran- Tlie Rose Bowl at Pasadena, where grid stars shine brightest. Insets, left to right, arc: toU row— Brick Muller, Don Miller, Bobby Grayson, Ernie Nevers; bottom row—Cliff Montgomery, Koy Bie, Harry Stuhldrelier. _^ Front row (bcUom) reading from left to I'ig'Ui; Joel D^vi-;, Virgil Davis. Frunkta Cruse, Henry Cruse. Second Row: Willie Ferguson, Chester Ferguso". U:i>'old West, Hugh West, John West, Ben Smith, Jaik Smith. Third row: Odis I.eathmvood. Samuel Hoimc.s, Robert Holmes. Klmer llclmes, Emil Damon, Paul *'. Damon. The Williamson brothers and Uovd Lealherwood were absent when lUe picture was made. When the commanding officer i only a few months after his bvo- of Company M, Arkansas National j ther, in August, 1924, and has many guard, calls the roll of his men marksmanship medals, plus a rec- night for the game were Mr. and Mrs. James Kent. Mrs. Thrace Ramsey, Billie Seal,, Billie Silverblatt, and Buddy' Barbjers. Today's Sport Parade ou Sammy ever does this he'll win y fifteen strokes. United States Lawn Tennis Asociation: To hold the women's hampionship behind locked doors with admittance by password only. And the password to be given to no one. Guy Kibbee: To quit sinking ong putts when playing a certain ellow who is getting almost as j at ns I am. cisco, Cal., with stars of many teams in the. lineup and on the bench ..for each team (62,000). Hickey of Arkansas university was to be in the starting lineup for the West. 73,000 at New Orleans, Sugar Bowl, New Orleans, Tennessee vs. Boston College, both undefeated (73,000). Orange Bowl, Miami, Fla., between Georgetown of the East and Mississippi State (32,000). Sun Bowl, El Paso, Tex., with he has no alternative but to call out the first names as well as surnames. Nine sets of brothers are members of the company and the unit claims the distinction of being the most "brotherly" of any company in the regular army—the group now is a part of the regulars since being inducted recently in the national guard mobilization. Two men included in the brother act are sergeants with more than 15 years of service. The brothers enlisted at various times, none together, according to national Ariaona State meeting -.Western '' guard records. Their duties and actor. Lou -Little. Columbia, coach. played tackle on a Penn team which lost to Oregon,.'. 14-0', in the 1917 game. . . . Joe Bedenk, Penn State guard on the team: which lost to Southern California, 14-3, in the 1923 game, coaches baseball and the football line "at his alma mater. . WILLIE HESTON IS REAL ESTATE MAN PASADENA, Cal., Jan. 1. (UP)-— When a man has as little strength of character as I have he is foolish to make .New Year's resolutions. I have ivied it in the past and always .managed to break l them -before the horns and whis- tles''stopped blowing. "'But' I know that lots of folk do have the will to keep resolu tions so I am ; going to list u fe\ suggestions for others. ! My readers: To quit using up energy writing McLemore mean letters.. and direct my efforts toward some worthwhile cause such as the ; development . of a $100 counterfeit bill that can't be tie-' tccted, the Apassing .of legislation which would! prohibit the use of sage in cooking and the selection of/All-America football teams. Tommy Harmon: To remember once every twenty four'hours that silence is golden, even if everyone except Minnesota does agree that I am the greatest football player" TO BIG Mill TOIplLLE Lew Wallace, Top-Notch Middleweight, Meets Byrd; Simmons On Card Boxing fans of Blytheville and this area will have an opportunity to witness one of the most attractive professional programs ever presented in Biytheville. Promoter Joe Craig announced today as he By DON SANDERS NEA Service Staff Correspondent The Francis Schmidt swan;' sprig at Ohio State started with ^tob much Harmonizing. ... Speaking of Harmon, the Michigan Flyer was hired to make a personal appearance in men's wear department of a Detroit store, and business hit a new high. Everyone was Reserve (15,000). . Pineapple Bowl, Hawaii, between Fresno State and U. of Hawaii (22,000). Fine weather greeted players and spectators at most games, although in Dallas the weather was dreary and wet as the Cotton Bowl contest got under way. suited. American League fans are wondering whether Alva Bradley subsidized the Cleveland inventor who came up with a pinless diaper. ' ''.",„'.. : * « * Ceferino Garcia was found guilty of bookmaking on the west coast. Former middleweight champion went from punch to pinch. A California superior court delivered the message to Garcia. . . . .Some 250,000 football fans will go. bowl : . . . Greasy"Neale, credited with inventing the fake reverse, should do great things in the way of concealing the ball in Pittsburgh. completed arrangements for- - a ing Jan. 1. This is about the time of year when college three-' lettermen start learning' the other pro card a week from Friday at Reds, Phils and-Giants, plam t\ r -, .,_? . -^ _ " *•£» t-1 **f\ f i-rtm tanooViall r f\ IQl^A o The first Rose Bowl game was played in 1902, although the mod- | em series didn't begin until 1916. In • that first game. 'Michigan was leading Stanford, 49-0, when the ^Stanford captain "stopped the game,'said the Indians had enough. 'Other bowl games have briefer histories. Ollie Cordill and Whiz- zer White, stars in the Rice-Colorado Cotton Bowl encounter of 1938, play professional foofbalV . . . Oavey O'Brien, who passed Texas; Christian to victory over Carnegie Tech in 1939 in the Sugar Bowl,': has become a G-man after a ; brief but brilliant career as a pro player. Memphis Bottlers Win Over Osceola Cagers OSCEOLA, Ark.. Dec. 31—Cartwright Hardware Company's independent basketball team met defeat at the hands of the Memphu Coca-Cola - Bottlers at the Y.M.C.A in that city Monday night. Th score was 56 to 38. The team sponsored by the Cart wright Company is composed o Leslie Speck, athletic director o Osceola high school, as captain Emmett Wilson. Tthrace Ramsey Sam Haggard, Ray Mann of Mafi Ed/ Chisenhall, Harmon Gra> Roland Anders, Paul Blackwood, Vernon Price and Authur Ayres. This was the fifth' game of the season. They have defeated Ty- rohza, Manila and Keiser, and lost, to Trumann. The Coca-Cola Bottlers will play in Osceola Monday night. Jan. 16, it was stated by Mr. Speck. Others who went down Monday since.Jim Figg. Joe Louis: To keep on behaving he way I have, even if a quiet, \odest fellow who knocks out any pponent named for him isn't the American ideal of a heavyweight hampion. Del Baker: To pitch Dizzy Trout nore during the regular season incl less during the world series. Golf Stars: To play a little 'aster. No one yet has ever will- ngly paid money to watch a ;olfer take five minutes to line up a putt. If 'the boys don't improve the P. G. A. soon will have ,o include a box lunch and a sleeping bag with each ticket of admission. Wrestlers: To quit the business and buy a jimmy and a pair of sneakers and honest game. get into a more Henry Armstrong: To quit fighting before my last one is a benefit. Bob Crosby: To consider a sand trap a friend who wants to cooperate with my sand wedge and help me get down in two ? and not the Legion arena. Two 10-round fights will be staged, with the chief attraction to be the bout between Aaron Byrd and Lew Wallace of St.-Louis. In the other match Ray Simmons of St. Louis will fight an unnamed opponent and a six-round bout will be matched to complete the card. '..•;'•'' Blytheville fans have-not witnessed a pro fight here for almost three years, and this star-studded program should attract a packed house. Byrd has been fighting in Little Rock. Pine Bluff and Hot Springs since turning pro and has been working out with Bob Sikes of Pine Bluff to further ?iis seasoning process. Byrd lias signed a contract with Joe CrLiig. Blytheville boxing promoter who has managed a number of good fighters and has good connections in boxing circles. Wallace is one of the 10 top- ranking middleweights in the country right now and recently fought a I0"-round battle with'Ken Overlin. losing a decision after holding the middleweight champ to a standoff most of the distance. Amateur boxers will take a rest ranks differ, generally. A pair of brothers with a collective 32 years of service furnish one of the finest records among the nine groups of brothers. First Sgt. Paul O. Damon enlisted in January. 1924 and became First Sergeant August 1, 1931. serving Company M continuously with that ranking sines that time. Platoon Sgt. Emil M. Damon enlisted ord as one of the most expert pistol shots in the 153rcl infantry. Sgt. Willie L. Ferguson has been a member of the unit for more than 10 years and his brother, Private Chester X. Ferguson is a newcomer to the Guard, enlisting last April. Corp. Elmer E. Holmes is one of three brothers in Company M and two of the fellows he orders around are Private First Class Robert and Private Samuel Holmes. Corp. Odis M. Leatherwood can tell brother Private Lloyd M. Leatherwood what is what, and Corp. Ben H. Smith instructs Private Jack D. Smith in another brother combination. The list of Company M Privates First Class includes Joel E. and Virgil V. Davis. Joel is first cook and his brother is company artificer, assistant to the supply sergeant. Triplets are Privates Harold R. William O. and John W. West who are in the army with theii ousin. Hugh L. West, in the same company; Henry F. and Prankie J. Cruse and a pair of recruits, Allen H. and Claiide I. WiUiam- m. . . ' •. ; Boastful Company M men and officers challenge every other company in the army to assert a finer record of "brotherly interest" in the, national guard ranks—now the regular army. " Company M. has another dis-' tinction in the fact that Second Lieut. Richard Osborne, of Manila, has made an encampment, returned home and hasn't missed a drill, yet has received not a cent of remuneration for his service. Reason—Th e army hash't gi ve n h im official recognition yet. But he isn't complaining, says Uncle Sam will "come through" pretty soon, then he'll really be "in the dough," Company M officers say, however, that it's unique for. an officer to have been with his company so long and still not be paid. But they say there's nothing to worry about. . ' It won't be long now until payday. Reserve Board Asks Congress For New Setup College Credits Safe Driving PITTSBURG, Kas. (UP) — Col- j (Continued from Page 1) lege credits are being offered at l QOO. as well as such additions to Pittsburg State Teacher's college here for learning' how to teach safe motor car driving. The course is listed "under safety education and includes three hours in safe driving, education and traffic safety: Phil Wcintraub. who played with to retire from baseball to take, a position with a 'Chicago- jewelry turn He should know his diamonds. Frank Leahy. Boston College's young wonder coach, may be in line for a new Job at Louisiana State B. C.'s Eagle't scream as loud as it might. New Premier Of North Ireland these reserves as may occur." Specifically it recommended: 1. Immediate >• repeal of the Thomas Amendment which authorizes the treasury to issue $3,000.000.000 in greenbacks. The board pointed out that the authority never by which President Roosevelt during his first term lowered the gold content of the dollar. The board did not. recommend that the purchase of foreign gold be stopped, but merely said that means should be found to prevent further growth in excess reserves— principal cause of which has been the inflow of gold from abroad in recent years. It said such steps should be taken "without interfering with any assistance that this government may wish to extend to Read Courier News want ads. WANTED Buyers for office machines advertised by Bon Edwards on page 3 today! friendlv nations.'' Suburbanite came home first .in third race at Charles Town the other day. Wasn't it Shakespeare who queried, "What's in a name 9 " . . . On the other hand.. Dizzy Dean's new farm is in Yell county, . ... Wayne Ripper Pitts, backfield ace of Dixie Howell's Sun Bowl-bound Arizona State eleven, is the son of a postman. The Bulldog bulldozer does : a pretty fair job of carrying the mail himself. * *• * Rival coaches who have seen them have, high praise for four University of Oklahoma basket- bailers. Players must come along Sooner in that state. ... In accord with an old tradition, Cleveland becomes the fourth major league club to be "strengthened A by the addition of Outfielder Gerard In Cancer Research has been used, but that it was a potentially dangerous source of additional excess reserves. « . - H J 2. Repeal of the treasury's power OCienUStS L/eiy to .issue -/silver, .certificates ..against the seigniorage', of silver—the ^difference between" the purchase price j PHILADELPHIA (UP>— Dr. Leot".'77 cents an ounce'and the'~es-j onard'G.'Rownlree. director of the tablisbed-value .of-Sl-.-29.-which -has ^Philadelphia- Institute- for Medical ammJiited. to SU500.000.COO.on previ- | Research. ..has enclosed that tares | Philadelphia, scientists an: conducting experiments" in cancer research ir>. cop.d'tions so dangerous that the laboratory already has been, the scene cf three explosions and three tires. The men are working with crude oil and ether, a combination so unpredictable thai they cannot tell when their apparatus will be blown to pieces. as an enemy who wants to wreck my life. , Philadelphia Nationals Baseball Club: To change the name of the team from the Phillies to the "Philadelphia farm for the development of players to be sold as soon as they get good enough to help us give our customers a decent team." Larry MacPhail: To do my j best to quit being such a modest, shirking fellow, and get out and assert myself. Sammy Snead: To t.y in one national championship to think one-fifth as well as I play. If for two weeks. Craig said, until after the pro completed. fights have been Contrary to irequent statements, sharks do not have to turn on their backs when seizing their prey. J Read Courier News want ads. Branch McCracken says his nar tional champion Indiana basketball team will be lucky if it wins three out of five games on a holiday r.our of the west and south. Hoosier little nernesLs, Branch? . . . Because of the light limit, things look dark for the St. Louis Browns. John Miller Andrews/ former deputy Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, moved up a step in the recent elections to become Premier. Andrews, 69, succeeds the late Viscount Craigavoru £ Repeal of the treasury's power to tissue'currency against foreign silver. . _.. • 4; Use when'., necessary of the treasury's stabilization 1 fund, heretofore "reserved for stabilizing the dollar in relation to foreign currencies', to absorb and control excess ' reserves of banks in this country. 5. An increase in the amount of reserves required of member banks with conditional authority to double their present amounts to sufficiently absorb excess reserves: extension of reserve requirements to all banks, and exemption of all newly-instituted reserves . from assessments. G. Sterilization, or segregation, of gold imports to prohibit issuance of gold certificates resulting in more idle credits. "In view of the completely changed international situation during the past year." the board said, "the power further to devulge the dollar in terms of gold is no longer necessary or desirable and should be permitted to lapse." That was the only reference in the report to the devaluation power BUY YOUR HOLIDAY LIQUORS & WINES BY THE CASE AND SAVE MONEY Complete Stock BLYTHEVILLE LIQUOR SHOP 107 S. 2nd Phone 161 PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Walnut Phone 810 We Proudly Announce the Arrival of Our Hew CADILLAC AMBULANCE The.addition of our new Cadillac Ambulance toj>ur ambulance fleet onarks .pur sincere desire to be able to serve you rapidly and. safety wheri trie need arises. Remember . . . there's always a~ safe and comfortable Gobb.. Ambulance at your immediate disposal. . FOR AMBULAN'CE SERVICE CALL 26 Cobb Funeral Home FOR SALE SHIBLEY'S BEST FLOUR Barrel $4M 48 Lb. Sack $1.25 24 Lb. Sack 6$c 50Lbs.Lard $3.15 100 Lbs. Sugar $4.70 C. 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