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'J»A<sfi Pudge Heffelfiuger, Gvid- -' iron Great, Serves' 4th ; Term in Public Office ', By RICHARD JIcCANN V NBA Sen Ice Sporls Wrller " MINNEAPOLIS. Minn —You pi-obably have beard so much about HefTelfingcr and his mighty feals' on thc football nelct that you per- jiaps think he's a legend, like Paul .Bunyan and Jack Ihe Giant Killer. ' But Heflelfliiger Is more tlian a legend. The famsd Pudge of Yale Is now Commissioner w. W. lleflel- finger, of Hcnnepln county, in which 'MHiiiea]Kills is located. y He has sort of taken permanent possession of the office. He must ,lhink It's the Princeton backflold. he's b,cn in It 10 long, having just been elected to his fourth four- year term. ..The',Hon. Pud-<e Is somswheris around 70 yers old now, but you'd never know It. He carries lib years as.lightly us he carried the leather and two or live Harvard tacklers in those glorious bygone days. In fact, only three years ago vifoen he had just passed his 67th birthday Heffelflngci took pan in a charity football game in Mln- heaoolls and carried on quite well, indeed., And 10 years before thai he plased SB minutes of a ball gam? .between two all-star teams. No doubt they Invented lhc pnrase \\hat-n-man foi the Hon. Fudge. It's no wonder then lhat he snorts in disgust when you mention the subject of money for football plnv- ers . . . "It's silly," says the Hon. Pudge. "Ridiculous There should be no remuneration nt nil, directly 01 Indirectly, for Ihe players. Tlie benefits of football excel its dlsarl- vanlascs bv far." Sllll I.lk« UK, Gamp The Hon Pudge sllll likes football and attends every game he ca ". ... 'I don I think thsre's much difference in the game now than vvl.cn I played," says Pudge. ."I mean real fundamental difference. In some form or another we did about oiervUilng that' is done In football today. "Of course, we didn't tot-ward ntiss because the rules didn't allow that -But we had laterals, even though they weien't used much, and the • defense nnd offense were lust about ' the same. ,,"However, iimvndnjs with lara- er coaching stnfts there's more attention paid to delalls and the Individual play hns improved considerably " Guaads Public Office BY .I1MMY DONAIIUF. NBA Service Sports- Writer CLEVELAND, March 17. — n you've torn out your linir after repeatedly backlnshlnir In bnlt cnstliiK, or cried salty tears in your favorite stream after your brat efforts at dry fly fishing have resulted In u Jumble of line and leader lilttlng the water with .splash enough to scare everv trout within a rnile, you need Tony Ao cetta to iron out your dimcul- lies. •YALE'S GCIOIKON G-re&^T OFAV-MOgr AGO SEfJs/ING- HIS FOUUTVI TEfJ/A A9 COUNTY ft' fi COMMISSION BfS OF MENNEPIH COLM'TY MINNESOTA, -i/" nj. ^^' ^GW &U GUARD, WAS NAMED OH THE RRST ALL-AMERICA TEAM IN teag"-PLAYED IN CHAtonS- G-nVEin M1NNEAPOU3 ONLYTHR.EE YEARS AGO AT A&E OF fato — AMD IA\0 -rUCM icw AS OF OLD. On the Outside—Looking In • n "BY DUKE" . Niglit Track Meet From Harrisburg, where Claud L-tivc, clinlrman of the district track f- -wu .->i.^i> ..« I.IIL itii:uL iaiiLii.J lib main ll \V1LL committee lives, comes word that be tlie Ilrsl time for thc event un- the nninial track meet this ytar will probably bo held at night. " It Is uirSerslood thai Pnrngould has been offered llic meet, lo be nll : s!nr eleven and he named Het- felflnger at guard. .Caspar nnde ,only' one mistake . y, from what you bear about him, the Hon pudge was tlie greatest guard who ever smote ?£?? " " ne Ev °" u I 05 ' subtract 100, from stories of his hi«h prowess and divide by 11. the' HoK Pudge -«as sllll n )ioly terror ' ' *" d '. of co "r^, you "know that these stories were subslantiated in part some 27 years after he «ave T P ,l ^ nmo whcn lle cnnwbnck to the Yale campus one afternoon ' RU 0( 191 ° nn<1 couldn't w . Hi Hon Pu<iBe vas so « is: « or « then, but be stripped off his civles and poured his massive self, fiilo the Blu» of i Workcc! ' wi Yale'and „ ul the bois. '^^3^^^ A half PH , i " Pudge crashed Into hi t| dozen •I selves I m i^«- j ' lv " ^ n >'S nusr so jarred were they by his tackles. Several years later he came back • v nun i\ unu others mumbled to thcm- idioticallv' for after. tor teanl *, >-• '« All- Arnerica team ever selected -in th« fall of 1889, the Hon Pudge's s-c- ond jear at Y a!e , Ca5par , r Conceived the idea of%lcking an was. the first team. The olhcr°lO were (he second tehm. •Of course, they were right fiilr- lo-iniddltiig men themselves. There was. Atc-HK) Slagg of Yule, nnd Edgar Allan 'Pos . oj'.'Princeton, nnd Snake Ames of Princeton, we ot Harvard, channlng O f Princeton Otiinmock .of. Harvard, cowan of Princeton, • Cranslon of- Harvard. Olll of Yale nnd George of Princeton. ••«.,. . Bcjng,picked ,011 .llii? first of the All-Americas wasn't the Hon Pudge's, biggest thrill, in-- foolbj.ll'. ... "No sir," say she," "my greatest thrill wasvwlnsn I made Ihe varsity iij my freshman year Yalo." There's a story to that ''eld -probably 23. Friday night, April if the meet is held nt night it will tier Ibe arcs in this district. Scv- ernl .Irnck .meets, liowever. jinve bseii.hcld at nlgia. ; with : siiccess.hnd apparently there Is no r9ason why such a meet should not be n success in tills section. ICCETTIISnYS Professional Ch a m r> i o n ot a point several feet beyond his Points Oul Most Casiers , . - --„, -,„ •••••--"-* *ii-j j ui t; iu overshoot thn maik by three or more feet, o/id raises the rod tip JilH before tlie fly Is about to fall. Tills Urines the fly down on the wr.ter In a light fashion, ]>r ing It naturally to ti, e nsli, "In Ijolh bait and fly casting, the rod plays a major part. In the former, the resiliency of thc rod ekes the snap on lhc back caul lljat pii(s power In the forc- .cast; In the latter, the rod supplies [lower both to the back and forward east. '"When the novice realizes this, lib can sec just how useless It is to employ anything more than a brisk wrist snap lo Ills back cast." '.an make Tony asserts Hint I ball caster out of lhc ran novice caster wllhout number lly KIC1IAKU McCANN Firmly believing that all hoss [lit KG i »•*"•!' i>n iiu.^a .™~. -..„ „, IIH! runitesi ', ym n ° l OI "y (llc broke but fail after .six tries, iin<l n fly -° '"V tilelr wlls before passing f'-ni'iUl.^ i,t f, ftr\ /-- _. _ . flWftV. ft lMl_ a *?P Af 'Pftvor Ui i i-i »>,..,., , eapable of a 30-foot cast difficulty tn of attempts? an equal And thu out his oilier lures here. world champion professional cast"- knows what he's (alkinif nK>"l. Tony, curly-haired son of Italy Ki'.sllculules energetically nml wild'" illnstiathiK his statcmenLs while bug-spoon ' nnd "The novice, mind you, can be made into mi acceptable caster with little or no effort; but lo be frnnk, I'd rather have thc novice linn n fellow who hns tried the {amc for two or three years nnd IHIS Imcl nothing but trouble He has fallen into u rut that is hard for him to (;el out of, mid u IMC., .line to get him back on the right S'lircd Secret in MM fastin- ' •However, cnsliiiR is simple, if 'he bait caster, will - only remcm- )W lo make his back cast fast "Hi snni> it forwnnl twice as fast is his- backward movement, most 01 ills iraiiblc will be eliminated Hold the reel perpendicular to the ground, u i-ins easier in this :'»'i!>cr, nnd t'H'cs the wrist n norc nutural ncllon. it isn't necessary lo describe • more' than a liiartci- arc of a circle with the r'f 1 ^ 1 ', C ?!'"." M "' Bivcn by the ^ .. iwsse of Texas business men have banded logctlicr and are endeavoring to have horse rncln° rulwl oif t!ie course in the Lone Slar Stais. With the alii of churchmen, they have psrsnatled the Senate to pass i 1)111 repealing the law under which racing is legal. The bill seems ijiilte Innocent, n merely •requires that SO per cent of the employes at Texas race tracks be " But tacked on to the end are "a few sentences pro- roxnns. fast back cast. "Thumbing the reel essential. Bltdy Accents Job '• Joa.Dlldy has notified. W. D. McClurkin. superintendent, of Blytheville schools, that he will accept the position of football coach nnd member of the teaching stall of Ulytbe- vllle high school, which liad been tnformally extended by McClurkln on behalf of tlie school board. Dlldy, who is due to get his degree at Alabama University- this s|>''l»F,. will probably ba here the last two.weeks of school. Wliile It is likely lhat irweek of spring football training will be Held before Dlldy arrives, lie will be on liand for a week during the spring drills to get acquainted with his boys r and next season's prospects. -------- „ „.,„ .„, s essenal. but the necessity of this action Is Iccrcased if the angler will put few drops of heavy automobile °» the teHtoes of U,e spool. I his will stow down the spool and lminalR backlashes. "In flycnstlng, the two main ir± ,, nre '; lckl!ls "" tlle fl£ |fiom the wnter, and curbing tlie A- man 130 years old. in Barorfu state, India. Is said to be thc old- mere s a story to that , r ^ Inhabitant of the British cm- Iii OJose days in 0 coach'picked 1 1>iro he best n. freshmen and bad'.— Uicm piny ngnlnst, lhc rest of the ' boys-sdmelhuK ,10 br n. sometimes as many As 20. well, the ' il-'! 1 ?-, 110 -"- ? UC| S C r ?POfU:d they Picked him among the first n. Thf KMc-ojr came to him and he crabbed It and ran through, around and over, n V f n lc o tj )( . r freshmen. The 18th man finally got him «-iih WnS cArrldd to lhc '""nnnry with a broken hip. The Hon. Pudge vva s Immediately-drafted for. varsity i:se Yule officials probably figured that If he wns going lo kill somebody, let liim kill HBrvards and Princetons start the forward tondoncy to pleted . ' "Uslng balanced tackle, mv nd- f; 1 ™' 11 ' [.Ailing fly cnsllng'te to Hit the line with almost as rucl 5"i«l) ns in bait CBStilig . -^ nke (he rod back beyond the posltio.il,- nnd yoll C0| , '. be on top of the S ' "° W fftr back lhe who' U ! e which shou rod' goes " •Pom- Counts.!,, Fly C a.sli,, ff o,J V l> ' Ck " f) ° f Uli "* e c '°»» one. Then; count t, wo, and three while the line Is'ftUhcW' On the ° f three. ,the, back .cost be completed with plenty ° " ' I 11 ' 0 ' ^ tL <"> four .the. rod should be snapped forward These shou!tl be lilbllliig betting on horse .„,„ This bill is now before the Texas House and even the most hop-Jn'l pi the horsemen fear that racln» Is riding for a fall. Anil It was only rour-ycnrs ago that racing; was legalized in Texas amid the Joyous whinnies of tlie populace. But now. despite tlie fact that the stale colluded $500.000 or so in (axes from the tracks last year, that enthusiasm hns died aoivii. Especially ih c enthusiasm O f the business men. ( "On tlie days that people go (o the races they don't go shoppW" mourns Baily Peyton, san Antonio cicJil man. "Tlie stores arc desert- Mr. K. H. Parker. Dallas real eslale man. says that he thinks the money spout on race track wagers last year would have bought 2.000.000 ..suits of clothes, 01 - 500 homes, or 220.000 radios, although Leavens knows what anybody woinY, want with that many radio! A lot of business men In California have the same idea a s the Texas storekeepers. For instance mi outsit tiny Santa Anita race track on wilshire Boulevard r ip of them have erected a hu a tvmdl orl.p _ _ a out this winner of the first, Ing your 'Die anti-race feeling Isn't, as you can see, peculiar to Texas business men. Col 17, 1937 bad for the race folk that !"i several years back. Liberty Limited was great as a two-year-old and much was expected of him In the Derby. But he broke down and was retired to stud. Trainer John I'rycc, of the Waggoner stables, nov, thinks that he that V" CCCMful one-mim battle i" 1 ?" 0 " of racing and undoubtedly he would be able to save it. lnslj )to abo Wastgoner wfls s ° enthus- he built beautiful' Ariing^Downs rack at Dallas-grand .slantl, club- liousc. paddock, stables ami all- foui; years before bettln» was te««*d. Tncn he ofreVcd large enough purses to attract pretty goon horses from around Hie country to run against bis ov,n and other Texas ponies and conducted the only track in (he U.S. without betting. *»n t r,n° st i>l<: colo ncl something like $2.000/100 to erect the plant on his Ihtee-D slock Farm land, and many thousands more to operate me track, but money meant little "'m. He was fabulously wealthy ami owned more land than the •tate of libo-Jc island. His track Is the finest of llic four najor plants in Texas. It has a mite-and-sMeenth strip, a glnss- iil-lii grand stand, a Insurious MubhoiLw and a sealing capacity 7=UO. Last year a "tote" was , ... — J*-«l .1 lull: \MIb installed by his sons, Guy and Paul, who have ir.luTiteci some of their father's love of horses. The olhcr three major tracks arc Alamo Downs in San Antonio. Epsom Downs in Houston and fair 'ark in Dallas. They aren't as elaborate as the Waggoner plant out they cost thousands to build ami their Owners are wailing over the /net that they will be good for nothing except, chicken roosls ii the repeal bill goas through. * « * Repeal,- of course, woulil also force abandonment of the numerous fine breeding farms around the •Waggoner's Three-D Stock Farm. Dick George's Glad Acres Farfas. Bedford Stables, Stock -Farms. Valdina Rums . Kshblmi and the , e Stroiibe-Tarn /arm at Corsicana are among (he best in the country. They have produced numerous ?ood colts since the sport was legalized. Of course, if the legislators stuff a sponge in tlie sport's nose, they will move their horses elsewhere. The best-known Texas-bred horse was Liberty Limited, Waggoner's ent 'y in the Kentucky Derby of OPTOMETRISTS Over Joe Isaacs' Store "WE MAKE 'EM SEE" Phone 640 ^ icl if he could . it's Hcelfiy, by Royal Ford out of canfli. Prycc thinks ihut It can win the Derby , . . "H' 6 the best horse ever bred In Texas," says he. Well, mebbe sa, but it looks like lhat saying about a prophet being without honor, etc., applies to horses, too. HeelHy will have to do his heel-kicking some place else. Unless, of course, l!ie rciJ^alisU come a cropper. Co-eds Conceded Right To Goodnight Kisses KINGSTON, Ont. (UP)—Co-eds of Queen's University, who are residents of nan Righ Hall, can '<iss their escorts good night from now on, if they feel like H, but only In tha hall foyer. The ruling was decided upon by the hall council, composed of 12 :o-cds, after a heated discussion "'liich the "liberals" won. l)e!t Independents Win Over Manila Quintet MANILA, Ark.—Dell Independents swamped the Manila ndepend- cnls In a very close, hard /ought game, score 30 to 19. "Trigger" Walls, who has been refcreeing games throughout this section during the past two years, iras playing on the Dell team as forward. During the last quarter "Trigger" clashed with Roy Ashabranner, former Manila high star. In a scramble over the ball and received a severely sprained ankle. He was given first aid at the high school gymnasium by a local physician. It is likely that his in- Jury will ket) him out of the few remaining games thl s season. Tungsten is the toughest of all metals. ItUl'KOVE YOUK PROPERTY NOW We'll help you secure a FHA loan. Wall Paper .. Paints - Varnishes Auto & Window Plate Glass BLYTHEVILLE PAINT and WALLPAPER CO. Glcncoe lildg. ' Phone 880 BHBE ^^*y .^^^^t m ^81 Farm Loans 4i to 5i| Interest Loans in Blytheville Interest Just Give Us A Chance! TERRY Abstract & Realty Co. Phone 617 Blylheville, Ark. sign which asks you as you go by Special House Representative Here Today and Tomorrow Your Presence is Cordially Requested at our Establishment to Inspect. the New Season's STORRS-SCHAEFER. SPECIAL ORDER LINE of Men's Fine Tailored Clothes Jim Scott, Special Representative R, D. HUGHES & CO. Sure it makes n difference lioiv your whiskey's made! Tnkc Crnli Orchard. All TOIMIUN. Andev.rry golden <Iroii of this famed Kentucky whiskey is now ngcd 18 months—93 proof. Trent yourself to TOP-RUN goodness next time—you'll' pocket u'' tidysavingvlicnyoudo! KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHfSKEr KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 1 VOUK OUIDE TO <i$!L» 0000 UQUOIS "There's the doorbell again Suppose daily to your door came the butcher, the grocer, the clothier, the furrier, the furniture man, and every other merchant with whom you deal? What a tedium of doorbell answering that would mean! It would be even more impractical for you to visit daily all these stores to find out what they have to offer and the price. And yet you need those merchants' service quite as much as they need your patronage. Contact between seller and consumer is essential in the supplying of .human needs. Before a sale can be closed the goods must be offered. Every day, through the advertising columns of this newspaper, the merchants of this city come to your home with their choicest wares. Easily, quickly, you get the news of all that is worth while in the market-place? of the world. They are not strangers at the door, but merchants you know and trust. 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