Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on December 20, 1940 · Page 8
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I k \ f . m \ í ; statf jíkknal , L incoln , fhidvy . DFrEMBFR 20, loio. FROM THE MORNING JOURNAL 4,000 fans ✓ hail s((iia(l of Hiiskers Tliev*ro a wav A’ » to Kose Kowl Nch's in Brief IJiiroln Land Swafx of 800 por»on.s Four thousand—count ’em— four thousand of the Scarlet faithful sardined into a block-long stretch along the Rock Island tracks Thursday night to hail and bid farewell to 43 Nebraska Com- huskers who heeded the call of the west—and the Rose Bowl. Packed so closely any movement ' NVhra!'kii beyond exercise of the lungs was impossible, the throng cheereil long and lustily, chanted, sang, whooped, hollered. There was small ceremony as the players singly and in groups boarded the special bound for Phoenix, Ariz., where for nine days, they’ll sharpen their timing, precision and attack for the New Year’s day battle with Stanford in Pasadena’s Secco Arroyo. The mob ranged in age from cheering oldsters like 72 year old K. F.. Mockett, captain of the first Nebraska team half a century ago, to babes in arms. wi<le-eyed and wondering what all the shouting and shoving was about, Mr. Mockett was given an "N” sweater by Don F'itz, president of the *‘N” club and varsity basket- baller. “Going to Win,” "I’ve waited 50 years for Nebraska to go to the Ro.se Bowl," the first captain told the students and townspeople, “and they’re going to win this one!" As Ralph Worden, Husker Yell King, led the crowd in cheers, the team kissed sweethearts goodbye, took Christmas presents from parents, acknowledged the cries of “Good luck, fella!" and quietly found seats on the train. No player was willing to predict the score hut all held a f«*el- ing of optimism and calm confidence. “We ought to beat 'em," Tackle Forre.st Behm said. Vike “Leave-It-to-Me“ Francis, grinned as he swung up into the car. “Great, isn’t it!” In one car, Harry Hopp, Roy Petsch, Don Hul)ottom and (’lar- ence Herndon sat together as nonchalant as you plea.se apparently thinking of something far removed from football Union Director—Joyce Ayres, graduate of the University of Nebraska in 1930, was appointed managing director of the student union by the board of directors. He succeeds Kenneth Van Sant, resigned. Defense ‘Contract—O Ison Construction company and Dob.son & Robin.son, both of Lincoln, combined to submit the low bid on three shell and fuse loading plants at the army ordnance depot in Ogden, Utah. Died—Mrs. Elffie Anna Gotchall. 76; Mrs. Mary Margaret Watgen, 58; George Kinnison, 47; Albert H. Utter, 71. Carter Lake, a town locateli on a horse.shoe of land near Council Bluffs In Iowa yet near Omah.a and containing many people who work in Omaha, may be given to Nebraska because of its i.solated location from the rest of Iowa. Law enforcement in Carter Lake has been a head- a(;he to Omaha officials. Power Grid —(Nmsumers Public I’ower district has no quarr**! with irrigation districts in the state, .said C. B. Fricke, president of the district, in reply to a .statement by Dr. I). W. Kings- hy, Tri-County director. Kingsley said Tri-County’s chief aim was irrigation, not joining in the purchase and operation of Nebraska’s power facilities. Highway Bids —The state high- army and navy officers and privates who apparently were members of the bund Planes—The pace of U. S. aid to Britain has been stepped up to the point,where the Briti.sh are getting more U. S. fighting planes than is the U. S. army. About ten times as many planes went to Britain as the army received. The army expects to get later model planesw hen production increases. Arms Orders—Increasing expenditures and reduced aw’ards of orders in November were indications that the “preliminary phases of the procurement program for national defense have been completed," said the national industrial conference board. November expenditures totaled 365 million dollars. Racial Trouble Two Memphis Negro newspaper editors were ordered by a police commissioner to refrain from publishing "inflammatory articles that would incite race hatred.’’ The editors were warned the city would not tolerate the newspapers’ “running articles that would stir up feeling between the whites and blacks." Life in the Army—The day the army recruit moves into the army he doe.sn’t do anything as simple as pack »ip his things and go .sf»me place else. Instead he spends most of the day answering roll calls and listening to a captain or colonel tell what is expecte<l of him. way department clo.sed its contracting activities for the year Thursday by accepting bids on $279,748 worth of construction. National Bund Records—Records seized at the Chicago offices of the German-American bund were purported to Include a list of between 1,500 and 2,000 U. S. Sport ft Big Squad —University of Nebraska football squad, 43 .strong, left Thursday night for its New Year’s day engagement with Stanford in the Rose Bowl. Over 4,000 attended the rally at the railroad station. Season’s Opener —The Lincoln high basketball team opens its slate Friday night agaln.st Omaha Central. The Links have only two returning lettermen. I iVI. presnlc^iit of fur hro(*(lt‘rs win. The Nebraska Fur Breeders association, in .session at the Lincoln, Thur.sday night elected L. M. Pierce of Oconto president to succeed M. L. Gould of Broken Bow. About 150 memb<‘rs attended the banquet, which clnseii an all Sure," they looked up. "we’ll meeting. There was an unusually fine <lisplay of furs, and it was pointed out that Nebraska Offers OH $279,748 of work taken Larler I.ake mav I m ‘ iiiveii to Neliraska DKS MOINES, la. UD. Attorney General John M. Rankin .said Thursday night that he has been spproached informally by the Nebraska attorney general with a proposition to make “orphaned" Carter Lake, la., a part of the Comhusker state. Carter Lake is a town of approximately 8(»0 persons on a horseshoe of land near ('ouncil Bluff.s, cut off in 1888 when the Missouri river cut itself a new channel across the emls of the horseshoe. j Law enforcement in (’arter j l..ake has been a problem for sev- I eral years becau.se of its isolated position, Rankin said. Per.s<»ns • who work in i)maha, Neh„ live in nearby Carter Lake and pay Pottawattamie, low’a, county taxes, which are lower. Ask ‘Clean Up.’ In a letter siimetime ago, sheriffs of Pottawattamie county anil iHuiglas «ninty, Nebraska, asked the Iowa public safety department to aid in “cleaning up" liquor and gambling in a Carter Lake night spot. It’s a 20 mile round trip from Iowa to Carter Lake. Omaha police have no authority on Iowa soil. Rankin said the Nebra.ska attorney general had suggested a ■ deal similar to that whereby a i boundary dispute between Iowa ! and Missouri was settled a year, ago. In that instance a .section of farm land near Keokuk, formerly m Iowa but placed on the Mi.s.souri aide by a change in the channel, was swappied for another .section of land up.stream on which a cannery la located. The cannery formerly was on the Mi.ssouri .side. A similar .solution in the Carter Lake instance. Rankin said, would ’ be difficult to effect because so ! far as is known at pre.sent. the I Missouri river ha.sn’t seen fit to I cut off a .section of Nebraska land ' equal in value to Carter Lake. ranks high among silver fox producing states in the nation. Other officers named are Hugh I’ettijohn of Beaver Cros.'Hng, vice pre.sldent, and Mrs. Sundell, Tekamah, secretary and treasurer. More than 100 pelts W’cre judged during the day by M A. McNa- maha, of the New York fur auction. Tlie following owners of winning jielts were awarded ca.sh prizes at the banquet: Oconto, flrit. KxtrH i>Hlri: I.. M n^rond and third Pale« lluKh Petlljohn. Hi>«ver OromlnK. flr»t, K H Si htmer, .Sioux Kall». S. I),, •pcond. I,. M Pierce, third Kull «llverii Ourney Pittlnijer. Albion, ftrat. Kred Johnn«on, »ec<ind, Adkin« and SchBeffer, third Three fourth« «llver«: Pierce, flr«t and third, Adolph KiH'h, Oeehlar, «econd Matched pair« Pierce, flrat, M L, f’.ould. Broken How, arcond; IIuRh Petti- John, third. KarHkul: Henry Weimer«. Dlller, «econu and third, no rir»t awarded Avirs will » manage N. I student hall Appointment of W. Joyce Ayres as managing director of the student union of the University of Nebra.ska was announced Thursday night by Flsworth F. DuTeau, alumni secretary and permanent Kvo.sli Kallio. former Fiiiisli presideiil, dies HELSINKI. Finland. i.T). Kyosti Kallio, former president of Finland, died Thursday night of a heart attack a few hours after Risto Ryti had been elected to succeed him. Kallio was 67. Kallio. fourth president of Suomi, or the Finnish republic, was bom April 10, 1873, In the village of Niemela, near the eastern coast of Bothnia, ^ To him fell the presidential responsibilities of leading Finland in her war with Soviet Russia and W. JOYCE AYRES. .secretary of the union board of managers. The announcement followed a board meeting Thursday evening. Ayres will a.ssume his duties Jan. 1, succeeding Kenneth Van Sant, w'ho resigned early in November to go east. Ayres, now 32, has been associated w’ith the publicity department of lowa-Nebraska Ught & The state highway department Thursday clo.sed its road contracting activities for the year when bills on worli in amount of $279,748 were accepted. K.stimate(l value of the various projects was $315,000 but no bids were receiveii on four-tenths of a mile of grading on a secondary highway between Walthill and U. S. highway No. 73-VV and No. 77, which reduced this to $312,000. A survey for the year shows the department accepted bids on $7,302,501 w’orth of highway improvement projects, including the Thur.sday letting. In addition, $409,000 w'as contracted for on gravel maintenance projects, making a grand total of $7,711,501 for all of 1940. 700 Hard Miles. During that period 700 mile.s of hard surfaced road were contracted for most of which has been completed. This is about 200 mllo.s more than was ever done before in a 12 months period, Tilley stated. The state highway system now has 3.837 mile.s that is hard surfaced and an additional 9,018 miles that is marked and maintained by the state, Tilley .said that of miles paved nearly 60 percent of this work had been done during the pa.st six years. He also pointed out that during this period gaps on existing paved niad.s had been filled in making four highways, Nos. 20, 30, 6 and 34, that w'ere hard surfaced acro.s.s the entire .state. Low bills accepted Thursday are: Nebraska highway No. 15, Wayne and Harrington, Cedar county. 9.6 miles of grading. Thei- .scn Brothers, Osmond, $37,647; culverts. Keim Constnimtion company, Tecumseh, $9,100; bridges. W’. A. Blba Engineering company. Geneva, $31,041. Nebraska highway No. 2, Seward and Lincoln, Lancaster county, 8.8 miles grading, Peter Kiewit Sons, Omaha, $32,767; culvert.s, Keim Con.struction, $8.630; bridge, W’. A. Biba Engineering company. $4.503. U. S. highway No. 83, Holdrege and Elm Creek, Phelps and Buffalo counties, bridge. Edwards and Son, Kearney, $4,833. Nebraska highway No. 19, Chaiiron and Alliance. Dawes and Box Butte counties. 12 mile.s of bituminous mat surfacing. Inland Con.struction company, Omaha. $60.327. L street in Omaha, concrete paving, John W'. Towle and Empire Con.struction company, Omaha, $6,566. U. S. highway No. 81, Fairmont and York, Fillmore county, .4 miles of grading, Bushman Con­ .struction company, St. Joseph. Mo.. $41,921; viaduct, same, $27,39’2. Secondary highway between W’althill and U. S. highway No. 73-W' and No. 77, Thurston county, .4 miles of grading, no bids; bridge. Capital Bridge company, Lincoln, $10.253; stabilized so'il base, Lee and Johnson, inc., Sioux City, $4,763 Medical group lioldft Power company for several years He received his A B. degree from roiillil table iliftciiftftioil the univer.sity in 1930. , ». * ^ A popular student on the cam- . ^ ® of the State Med- pus during his undergraduate i a.ssociation legislative corn- first euidance of the national r»» I A member of Kosmet *^ ».» 7 University club co^tSion now uÎ5e? ^^e student council and In- Thursday mght for a round-table last August and Premier Risto graduation he Ryti took over his duties, later be- I inf romental in forming the coming acting president. Only > national Innocents Alumni asso- Thursday Ryti W'as named presi- ^ . dent by overwhmelming vote of ^^H'^wing his graduation he Finland’s electoral college. i editorial and pub______ ___________ licity department of the univer- Curse is loole.l i ''I’’’’'.'“'"'i: I department of the chamber of Marcella Smith, 1144 So. 11th, commerce, where he served and formation of preliminary plans to take action on legislative matters in January. Dr. A. L. Miller, newly appointed director of the state health department, attended the session. Dr. C. F“. Andrews presiding. Five davft So lonff. Lincoln — hello^ Rose Boivl! Negro editor, ex-Nebraskaii, gets warning FOUR THOUSAND PERSONS jammed into the block-long space before the Rock Island depot to cheer the Nebraska football team on its way to Phoenix where it will train for its Jan. 1 game with Stanford m the Rose Bowl. This is only a part of the mob that caused a traffic tieup alone several block.s on all side.s of the station. MEMPHIS, Tenn.\LFi. The editors of Memphis’ two Negro news- papiers—the ten year old W’orld and the fledgling Sentinel—Thursday had orders from Police Commissioner Joseph Boyle to refrain from publishing "inflammatory articles that would incite race hatred." Boyle, currently the keystone of a concerted crime cleanup campaign here, told reporters verbally that he summoned two newspa- perment—L. O. Swingler, 34, a graduate of Nebraska university, and W‘. A. Beasley, 48—to his office and warned them he would not “tolerate" the newspapers “running articles that would stir up feeling between the whites and blacks.” “It’ll just be too bad for them if they don’t" follow his instructions, the commissioner told reporters. Boyle’s ultimatum follow'ed a written statement to Memphis newspapers last week wherein he said police had their "eyes on" 19 Memphis Negroes whom he accused of fanning race hatred. “A great many cities in the north and south have had serious race riots with tremeniious bloodshed,” .said the statement. "If careful and stern preparation for the defen.se of peace will prevent it, it will be prevented in Memphis.” The commLssioner’s w' r i 11 e n .statement specifically accused the two newspapers of “copying stones from the Pittsburgh and Chicago Negro newspapers, trying to stir up trouble. ... A young element of the Negroes has become insolent, reaching a point where their restraint is necessary. They gather in crowds, throwing stones at night and cursing white people m automobiles.” "I told Mr. Boyle I was only responsible for the local news appearing in the World and that 1 had nothing to do with out of town articles furnished by our syndicate (Scott Newspaper Syndicate),” Swingler said. Swingler, a graduate of Nebraska university, became editor of the World in 1931, shortly after it was founded jointly by W. A., Scott of the Scott Newspaper Syndicate, Atlanta, Ga., and John E. Oakes. The paper, a semi-weekly has a circulation of 18,000 on Fridays and 12,000 on Tuesday’s, Swingler said. CHEERLEADERS AND TASSELS lent an air of color to the affair. Here Yell King Ralph Worden fondles his megaphope as colleagues Elton Wiley and Gil Darst look on. Ta.ssels, girls’ pep organization, turned out in full force. ^,5(M) fttmb'iitft atteinl CALIFORNIA, HERE WE COME. Harry Hopp. Clarence Herndon, Howani Kelly and Roy Pet.sch (back to camera) look for scats aboard the special. All were plenty happy to get away to the land of .sunshine for workouts. And they mean to come back with victory. Hopp is a back. Herndon, tackle; Kelly, center, and Petsch a quarterback. They were unmoved by the shouting crowd. Lincoln firms get $708,500 ilicll depot job the St. Paul Methodist church Sunday school will be held at the j church Friday at 7 p. m. JUter i departmental meetings, there will j be a general program and the presentation of white gifts for the Mothers Jewels home at York. i Ever/ Chip Every Kernel Always Just Right KITTY CLOVER POTATO CHIPS FRIED POP CORN It All rood »nd BerfT»gt Xtorrm OGDEN, Utah. (/P). Two Lin- i coin. Neb., construction companies combinexi to .submit the low bid on three shell and fuse loading plants at the army ordinance depot here. Olson Construction company and Dobson & Robinson bid $708,500. at- N. U. Clirifttiiiuft party More than 1,500 students tended the student union’s annual Christmas party Thursday night following the football rally. Feature event of the evening was a vaudeville by local artists, accompanied by Johnny Cox and his orchestra. The Gourly si.sters made their first appearance at the union and Ardis Lyman presented a new dance routine. Jean Knorr accentuated the Yuletide theme by playing Christmas carols on an electric organ preceding the .show. A men’s chorus concluded the program with "Oh, Beauteous Heavenly Light,” and then led the audience in the singing of appropriate sea­ sonal'numbers. Plan (’hriftlnias parly A family Christmas party open to pupils, teachers and friends of STAMPEDE STANFORD! wa.s the chant echoed thruout the station as the mob responded to the pleas of the cheer corps for a fitting farewell to the first Nebraska team ever to appear in the Tournament of Roses. (Staff photos.) by more than 600. The office will be closed on Christmas day. told police her purse was stolen chairman of the Infantile Paraly- from a desk at the state capitol sis Foundation drive committee, late Wednesday night. The purse Before taking his place with the was found in the building Thurs- i power company he was in the day but $13 in cash was missing. | advertising business independently. 150 atteiifl fain il V 1« regiftter There remain but five more days for alien registration at the post office. Total to date, as re-i dinner for chamber ported late Thursday. 1,540. This lur vuaiiii>i r exceeds original estimates of Lancaster county’s alien population One hundred fifty persons attended the pre-Christmas dinner and party for chamber of commerce members and their families Thursday night. A musical concert by the Everett junior high girls’' glee club followed the banquet. Mrs. Helen M. 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