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THE DAILY REGISTER', HARR1SBURG, ILL, THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1948' Beals Cape Girardeau, 72-45 (i p i u i " " v m won ,.i. |, oll I Caimel led ' he Ma- ] ' , 1)al i v Kcslsu-r. 20c a wok -- " It's New to Harrisburg INTRODUCING 9 , IXVICORATIM. Come In How .UK! St-e for Yourself L'lL ASNER Fran'shipH By Al Capp WE'LI,TAKL1 VORC ADVICE, SON . . OOJAI, , AM A I" NAC F I' 1H (OKU-V O* ' i*'.' "MAH A W t ,j STRING HIM UP T TH' NEAREST .TREE//' LOOK, LOMESOME POlXCAT.T TMEV'S GOJNA STRING UP LI'L ABNER.'!''-CM, WHUT KIM WE DO FC/OUR PAL/? OMLY OMC THING TO DO.'.'' UNCOVER VAT OF KlCKAPOO OOY OUICE, AND DRIMK TOAST TO DEPARTING SPIRIT -WHAT MORE CAN VQU ~ DO TOR A PAL?- FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS W. Frankfort Here Friday For Loop Tilt Bull Dogs Play At Carrier Mills Saturday Night Worm Turns ' is.'" IS' A'J A A PlvJ "sous 0! ___ ^^ . i ^ \iOU HAVEMT SEEM AMYTVUNlG- * \UM.' 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He stepped from his cat to the window of the other and remarked: 'eti v.hile the\ nal to change Biit the driver !c u a i l her i I m only shade of green Please drive on " we have. Rickey May Loosen Purse Strings in New Contracts By C\RL LUNDQUIST United Press Sports Writer Lignite Combustible Lignite is a combustible of the Shu ami her i irnd kept talking j coal family, containing from 55 to 75 per cent of carbon. Brand ably will not be able to go full [speed another campaign as he did NEW YORK, Jan. 15-- «JP-- in 1947. ' Anybody who gets a 1948 raise T h e Yankees also signed Steve \ \ i t h t h e B r o o k l y n D o d g e r s i s s u p - s o u c h o c k , a first baseman who posed to wait until Feb. 1 to tell , played at Kansas City and hit 297. about it, so it was almost a breath- 1 . * , less bulletin today from was with the Yankees on Complete Stock of Washer and j lladio Tarts UobMin Radio Service 206 E Fulier Phone 678 HENRY L. LIGHTFOOT LOANS Signature anil Realty Collection Adjuslmcnl Service Ska«ss Kldg. INCOME TAX SERVICE Keasler Rug Upholstery Cleaning 503 W. South St. Phone 859R Harrisburg Kirbv Vacuum Cleaner Dealer jc-ss uuncuiii ^"-j - catcher U" p "a"rrtTme "basis in 1946 and 1947. Bobby Bragan, who said "sure, I m | K e( j players Sign signed up and I got a good raise' j E i sew here on the contract front, Just how Bragan signedL his con- j the cinc j nna ti Reds revealed that ... u-r-- «,,,-«. PrTMrh Ripk-pv i O f their acquisitions from oth- Lefty Ken Raffensberger tract before Boss Branch mailed it to him was immediately mauea u 10 mm «·»» m..!.^.-^.,- j er c j ul)S Leity K-en KanensDergei established, but that was what the I Q £ the Philadelphia Phils, the win- man said. ining pitcher in the 1944 major Rickey, at the same time said , i ea gue all-star game at Pittsburgh, that all 'Dodger contracts would be ' am i Marvin Rickert, outfielder ! mailed on Feb. 1 and that he ex- j f rom the Chicago Cubs were down I *._ j i.«*-1n. s\*« *Art Vinlrlrtnf 11TllI- ' n « +V.« Af\HaA linn tllU*.A\.VJ V » « * ·^·jt * pected little or no holdout trou ,ble. The Dodgers have the pros Ipects of a payroll close to double 1 the 1947 figure, what with praclic-' 'ally every regular expecting a per cent or more raise. on ^e dotted line. The bosg o£ lhe Cleveland Indi{ms Bill Ve eck, said that he had ic- ' landed roo kie Joe Tipton oU ilkes-Barre Pa a .379 hitter at Wilkes-Barre, Pa, of the Eastern League and a "helluva Loosens Purse Strings prospect." Tipton, a 25-year-old Bragan, a nonentity throughout catcher and a r j g ht handed batter, the 1947 season, when he played js expec t ec i to be the number one second fiddle behind Bruce Ed-| catching prospec t for the Indians i _ r. ».... nn 4 yv KA virt T«/Yrf» AT D -, ·*·* ; 4-1,« 4-.. n «-lC**fT West Frankfort. 50 to 41 winner over the Harrisburg Bull Dogs in the opening game of the season for the local cagers. comes to Harrisburg Friday night for a return South Six encounter. The two teams are tied for fourth place in the six-team conference with two wins and three losses each. The Bull Dogs were well ahead of the Red Birds until a disastrous week-end last week, during which they dropped tills to two conference foes, Centralia and Marion. West Frankfort this year has a team which has been winning its ball games through sheet fight, as there are plenty of smoother-working outfits that have not made '.he showing of the Franklin coXmty lads. ,. , Harrisburg has a big team, wnich makes a good enough percentage of its shots, but seems deficient in one phase or another in most of its contests. All in all, a team as large as the local aggregation should be able to control the ball more than it does. The team Shooting average for all games this year is .348. Following the game with the Red Birds, the Bull Dogs will journey to Carrier Mills Saturday night for a skirmish with the Cats Harrisburg defeated Carrier Mills easy enough, 61-35, on Dec 6, but the lads from immediately south of here have shown much improvement since that date. They won the Equality invitational basketball tournament during the holidays and have teen playing consistent ball since that time. In Pritchett they have a fine scorer and Travelstead, center, has developed into a good floor man and S ° Mean while Centralia continues to lead the South Six conference with five wins and a loss, but the Orphans face a tough foe Friday night wHen Marion travels to Trout «vm. ,. The conference standings: Team Bull Dogs to Play Pinckneyville in Tourney al Benton Floyd Smith, piinopal of the Uenlon Township high .school, to day announced the pairings foi the Benton invitational babkcltall tournament to be held the hi Si ol January and the painugs ro I vealed that Harrisbm-g play: Pinckneyville in the first carnu Tuesday night. Smith said that the tournament will be held for five nights be cause he desires to have seating space for all who want to attend Eight teams ?re entered in the meet, which will be held Tuesday, i PAGE FtVft , nights, If lliifhsbui; WOK- ift tfft by I'lrcknoyvillo, Ihoy mo'«i»Iy \\ouHl nice 1 Marlon anam for the thiitl/ tir.ic '.Ills season. A fouith titttts is likely when tiu regional diminution tournament ucts uiKlev way here in Match. Marion meets I k m n in its opening contest. · The pairings' Tuesday niRhl. Game 1---Ilan'lv b u i g \s" Pinckncyvilli at 7.3'). Or me 2--Ilcrrin vs. Marion at P p r.i. Wednesday ni'iht- Ciino 3~Johnson City vs We^t Krar.Ufort ;»t 7.30. Game 4--Cairo vs BenUu ai n-00 Thursday ntehl 1 Game 3--Winners 1 and 2 at 7:45, Wednesday, Thursday Friday and Saturday nights. Each of the semi-final games will be held on Fndav nipht Game G--\Vmr.ers ||V! Games 3 and 4 at 7:43. #? ( '| Saturday nhjht: Game 7--Lowers ||^j Games 5 and C for third place at \$j 7-30. winners Game* 3 and G for *(ji; championship a' 9 00. '·Hope I Iiaven'l forgotten anything on my shopping spice" Molly the Milkmaid tells her little friend- calf. "One thing for sure --I remembered to stop in the store for a bottle of Dairy Biand Milk, like Mont told me--that's more important than A N V- TIHNG:" wards, figures to be no more of a standout this year. Thus it seemed a tipoff on the fact that Rickey, like other major league magnates, is strings since Jim Hegan is on the trading Hal Peck, Cleveland right field- iast third season - Centralia Mt. Vernon Marion W. Frankfort Harrisburg Benton d r , rooKie southpaw fielder Bobbv Brown. A second who won 11 games and lost seven baseman under normal circum-'at Buffalo in the International stances he is expected to be the .League last season, signed up with reHef man for .first baseman the parent Detroit Tigers m the George McQuinn, who at 37, prob-S American League. __ · USC Seeking Card Trickster {or Advertising Stunt al Rose Bowl _ W 5 3 3 2 2 0 L 0 1 3 3 3 5 TP Opp 334 255 215 193 324 248 270 306 313 247 190 237 COLLECTIONS 'j.* "!;· jusi (?u« accc-.its, n«cs and fc'd e!»fj »i'h L"! We ccilttt fTn ar/ooc, an/- » k «-' j-y tint No collection, no charge! M. D. Nosier Collection Agency 302 E. Walnut Phone 113 MOTSIXGER AND ROSE Donds and Insurance 17'!: S. MAIN ST. Phone G55R By PATRICIA CLARY United Press Staff Correspondent LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13-- U.E)-- University of Southern California started in hot pursuit today of the card trick trickster who fooled its Rose BoxvT rooting section into advertising a movie. The USC rooters thought they were holding up their cards to form a picture of Bob Chappuis. all-American halfback for Michigan. · , , Instead, until stunned cheerleaders came to life, their cards read: "See 'The Paradine Case. The university disclosed yesterday. after two weeks of quiet investigation. that the master plans for the 1800-card displays were "stolen" two nights before the New Years Day game. Promise Disciplinary Action About 100 students had access to them, it said, but only a dozen .would have known how to change i the complicated rooting section m- 'structions ».o produce the movie ad. The "principal suspects" -were being questioned .and Dean of Men Neil D. Warren promised dis- ciplinarv action. The "movie's publicity men. chortling with glee, said they had- · - the influenza On March Again in United States By PAUL F. ELLIS NEW YORK. Jan. ·---«' A V ,, .(U.E)--In- fluenza is'o'n the march again in the United States, recalling an old prediction that another major epidemic would sweep the country in 1948. The nation's worst epidemic o f , "I {VA DR. D. A. LEHMAN I m EAR. NOSE. THROAT Glasses Fitted North Vine Street -5--Harrisburg Hospital anything about they said, "we're n't known stunt. "Naturally." delighted." Three other studios, however. | admitted a Mr. Jones had called A iiu uawuii o »' w*»j*. -*- r -~------ - j -"flu" came in 1918-19 when it was troubles start. John A Headache To Ye) Bureau By DEAN DITTMER United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON -- UE) -- Est\ leene Rued is one of scores o£ government girls suffering from indexitis. It is an affliction that keens her head buzzing with names-about 25,000,000 of them That's the number of names in this block-long master index file of the veterans administration where Estyleene and other clerks try to identify properly the millions of veterans who correspond monthly- with the VA central of- flC The name "John Smith" gives them their biggest headache. If "John Smith" %vntes out a check for his national service life insurance premium, but forgets to include his address or maybe gives the wrong one. then Estyleene s ESS' Make Forty-eight 1 A Baitaer year i With pasd up b:!Ss 1 Success ar=d Cheer | Start the year righl by pcyir.g all your scattered b'slis with a friendly cesh loan. It's the busir.ess-Se wcy to do it . . . helps your standing in the community . . . saves you time and money each month, because you make or.Iy one instead of mony payments. Phone or come in. We'll welcbme'the opportunity to help. UP TO 20 MONTHS TO REPAY Ground Floor Main St. .T. McCann, 1114 vcaiii*. »*· *« -- -- . estimated that 20.000.000 Americans were stricken and that about 450.000 persons died At that time, doctors said a repeat performance of influenza might be expected in 30 years, or 1948 However, health authorities, in- also research experts, said No Simple Task She starts fingering through the the number of That', John Smiths" who me nuiiiuvi \/». »»»»»" « -- , have no middle name or initial. Estyle'ene's next move is to see Tonifre 6 p. Comedy Novelty Reel Friday 6 p. m. -- Saturday 6 p. m. He and 40c such an epidemic. These factors arc: 1. Medical science now has where there are hundreds of Smith's that's another problem. GOODRICH TiRES Passenger. Truck, Tractor HARRISIU'RG TIRE I5ATTERY ZW !:. Poplar Terms 174ni Harker Wiley INSURANCE AGENCY SALINE COUNTY CREDIT BUREAU CREDIT REPORTS INVESTIGATIONS COLLECTION SERVICE Building Phone 678 i . SEE John B. Owen, J. P. |''= S. Main phone 65.W ·or S;ay, or Dri vors ' i jiccr .;o. ·-'l!cciion;. Deeds or Mortq.-j£;cs. 1NCC7C --" CIV* · ^« V»S?»»«C* ^r"*" --·--·«·- - ·--'-- -- - before the game, offering to nave the rootine section advertise their Academy Award contenders for a $2.500 fee. Photographers Tipped Off . They all said they were interested and asked Mr. Jones to call back. He never did. . Sclznick Studio insisted it hadn 11 paid the $2,500. "\Vc wouldn't know who to pay. a spokesman said. Clifford Dcktar, reporter on the Daily Trojan, said he heard otherwise. "Their photographers were tipped off to watch for 'something mighty sharp*," he said.. They shot several pictures dunng the brief display before cheerleaders . frantically waved the cards down, jof cases Mav-be the letter was ' v substation. caused by a rus. . mailed Maybe lo- sometimes arc more than the "flu" itself- 35.516 Cases Since July IIIU vl**»* W"«»""- - - - - - ! _ ! " * dangerous i There's usually some way. but it Ifrequently takes several days to "John .«71U V.wu'V^ *^«--^-*. -- -- r , 2 The nation, as a whole, is better fed. thereby having more natural resistance. Latest fiuurcs from the u. :. Public Health Sen-ice report that during Jhc week ending January 2, there were 7.315 cases reported as compared with 3.835 the previous week. Since last July 26, there have been 36.516 cases re- "Sure Tiiey Cell Me WRrffT PAT O'BRIEN ANNE WAITER JEFFREYS · SLEZAK I J.lC\|\*Wtmv*^ ·*·--- -- -" . , (track down the right 1 Estvlccnc*s life not only is com- j plicated by the Smiths. She and her fcllow-workcrs also have to 1 VOXTV about the 149.000 Johnsons. 121 000 Browns and 109.000 Jones in the VA files. 102 Eisenhowers The man in the street may . ported. The latter figure is about 4000 above the five-year median (1942-1946). . The Public Health Service reported that lhe greatest number * _ » _* _ _ . « ! _ « . ··*^««lv ^«v«/iin(Y know of only one Eisenhower by name, but Estyleene has 102 Eis- enhowers in her file. Estvlccnc and her colleagues say life would bc much simpler if vet- printed their names and «cck sis Pankcy Bros. Bakery Adds New Pastries The Pankcy Bros, bakery has added three new items to its array which o 839: 1,350: OVUlll V^iV"""* - - . ' «*\*% Texas, 2.015 to 2,966; Anzona. 197 to 601: and California. 131 to 315. The aboxc figures arc the cases officially reported, and they arc usually'under the actual amount, California, as an example, reported unofficially that 200.000 persons were stricken with mysterious vir erans addresses in full, or better still. use the special return address envelope provided by the VA's insur- TODAY -- Continuous from 2 p. m. RETVRN SHOWING The Weil Grooved Bride' ance division. What vexes oven more is habit of some veterans who send in unsigned letters containing cash, unsigned checks and somc chccks signed simply "insurance. Tufts aciucu inrcc new IICH^ iu ·--· -··--.' -were sincKcii wim mjoi».« ·«»*·»-·· of pastries and they will be avail- 11S « x · wn i c h later was found to able to customers every day. T h c ^ ClUlV. IV VM*»«.V*IIV · «3 %- » ^-- W * * 1 new pastries arc apple turnovers, . cocoanut-apricot cup cakes and cocoanut macaroons. The bakery) today announced that it is now able" to add more shortening and sugar lo all pastries than heretofore. A influenza, discovered voars ago. Largest "Egg Exchmf e The Chicago mercantile exchange is the world's Isrgcsl egg futur* market- College Scores Press U. "2, By United Southern Illinois Girardeau 45. Princeton 52, Army 46. Kansas 72. Drake 42 James Millikin DO, Illinois \Ves- leyan 54. SP4PFR1 Friday 6 p. m. -- Saturday 1:30 p. m. Doable Feature -- 12c and 35c "North of Rio Grande

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