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AY, NOVEMBER 13, 1941
TUB WATNESVOLE MOUNTAINEER
Tu Qwe Victories Lht
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L Will Not Play; Due
ShouMer injury iv
rej in Brevard Game.
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Son Thanksgiving Day,
f 1 Tl-.i, will not be able
Oliver suffered a broken
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dand Waynesville on Armis-
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I year appi
Lw the Canton Bears, spark-
the Drimo""- i" jo
,i v- Insula time
L ggain to the tune of 21
This was me
,ite the fact . that Wiver
not be able to play all
i0M are that the Bears will
. able to duplicate the vic-
last year. ' ;
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I year tne nrsi kihc unu
to rival teams ended in a
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sw the Mountaineers gal
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could safely guess the out
)f the coming game is hard
it football all season, and
fmm the one major injury
kby the Mountaineers neith-
h has had many injuries,
ere is one thing that we can
I on and that is that both
ill ha in there, as thev al-
have been, fighting with all
got, hard and, clean,,,,
ines This Week
(1940 score -shown) -v- "
FRIDAY'S '.GAMES U
lalachian State vsJSigh Point
hit High Point..
College vs. King at Elon.
Wr-Rhyn (14) vsu Western
SATURDAY'S CARIES ?
urn mf VS. L; B.' U" 21; Bl
of Alabama (14) vs. Geor-
w (13) at Birmingham. Ala.
ft the South (6) vs. Chatta-
) at Chattanooga. Tenn.
f, of Tennessee vs. Boston
N t Boston, Mass.
won College (39) vs. Wake
(0) at Clemson.
toon College vs. Waslu & Lee
(3) vs. Carolina (6) at
State College vs. George
P. of Florida ia mi liri.i
F1 College (13) vs. Roan
nits Last Week
13; Fordham' 0.
Dame 20; Navy 13.
" Forest 6j Boston 26.
J ; uavidson 0.
H; N. C. State 13.
,m 19; Tulane 14.
Iw7i Texas 7. . .
"A and M. 21; S..M.TT.ltt.
20; Amy 6. - v
11 W; Columbia 16.
rd "J U. S. C. 0.
1 stte 46; Wisconsin 34.
State 3; S. Carolina 0.
State 14; Auburn 7.
ota 9; Nebraska 0.
'Ppi 13; L. S. U12. '
c-2"; Richmond 0.
7 Ford say3 he wUl keep
r-s airplanes. ,
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THEY START 'EM YOUNG IN
In the Lone Star State they
don't count you in the population
unless you fish or hunt. And it's
getting to where they start out
being a qualified citizen pretty
young these days. ,
F. C. (Fishcatcher) Hall of La
Feria, Texas, purchased a license
for his son one hour after the
youngster's arrival at the Mer
cedes hospital. When would he
take the boy fishing? "Just as
soon as the weather clears," the
iroud father answered.
THE SOIL and CONSERVATION
Conservation of the soil is large
ly a matter of using the land in
accordance with the dictates of
OUR DEAR, GREEDY, FORE
FATHERS One of our conservation depart
ments has in its possession an edi
torial published by a newspaper
in 1854 denying the possibility of
any wildlife scarcity. Forest fires
illuminated the skies at night and
did no harm. Twelve tons of
quail were shipped to market A
shooting match was held with
nr izes for hunters who dropped
the largest number of ducks.
They should have had just this
one conservation measure in those
days law enabling game hogs
to shoot each other and thus ob
tain the expired hunter's game
too. Why didn't someone think
of that? ,
, WHAT&AN WEAV.
Look fellows, let s get this start
ed ! One of our large eastern cities
is conducting a campaign to open
a fishing pond for youngsters in
each of the city's parks. The idea
is to stock them with pan fish and
allow only kids under 16 to fish,
The NY A is supposed to supervise
the fishing and teach the young
sters sportsmanship. .':
This is the best idea we've heard
in a long time. Every city, town
and village should have this. Why
not get the sportsmen of your town
together and see what they think?
Leave Today On
Dr. N. M. Medford will be in
charge of a two-day bear hunt in
Sherwood Forest which will be
made up of local hunters. Canton
sportsmen drew all the hunts this
season, but gave way to Waynes-
ville hunters for the bear hunt
into Sherwood this week.
Most of the sportsmen will leave
town late this afternoon and spend
tonight at the old Waynesville
Gun and Rod headquarters, accord
ing to Dr. Medford, others joining
them on Friday morning.
In order to give a larger num
ber of local hunters a chance at
old Bruin this season some of the
hunters are joining the party for
only one day to allow others to
take their place.
Those in the party in addition
to Dr. Medford will be: Joe Har
grove, Geo. Brown, Jr., Harry
Clay, Felix Stovall, Paul Clay,
W, A. Bradley, J. M. Killian, Al
vin Ward, L. M. Killian, Paul Med-
ford, R. L. Prevost, Lawrence Ker
ley, Vernie Hill, Bob Boone, Jerry
W. L. Lampkin, Homer Owen,
Bragg Wood, Dill Howell, James
Moody, Floyd Miller, Fred Camp,
bell, Tom Campbell, Tom Camp
bell, Jr., Arthur Cohnell, Park Ser
vice, and T. N. Massie, Phil Sto
vall, and Karie Dean, all of Sylva,
and R. Getty Browning, of Ral
By D. SAM COX
It's a pity to see so much avail
able forest lands, fields and thick
ets that would support game and
nothing in them. The federal
game authorities have been in
creasingly successful of late in
"transplanting" game animals
from districts where they are nu
merous to places where they are
unknown or scarce. By the use of
"catch-'em-alive' traps, even full
grown elk and antelope have been
transplanted. Seven beavers were
moved into Kentucky several years
ago where none had been seen for
a long time. This may not seem
ennuch to reDODulate the state.
but remember that the many thriv
ing colonies of beaver now louna
in New York state all came from
seventeen beavers which were
brought there from Yellowstone
Park in 1907. If you haven't
much to hunt for, get sportsmen
of your vicinity together and
"transplant" some game!
Before skinning rabbit or
GRANDMA COOKS A "SWELL
After they got over the scare
from that popcorn, last night, they
all fell in love with it, and it is a
fact that Howler's neck got two
hugs from Benny and Jenny, when
he rummaged about in the pantry
and brought out a regular corn
popper, and showed them how
to Use it.
"I would like to know how you
happened to know that thing was
in there," Bettie said. " I saw
it one day, but I thought it was
some sort of sifter that Mr. Man
was going to use to shake dirt out
of his peanuts, or something, and
I 'Just forgot all about it." And
now Howler dropped a lot of it, and
he melted Some lard and poured
over it and then sprinkled some salt
on it, and then he couldn't pop it
fast enough for the crowd. And
Grandma' said she certainly Was
sorry that she had nearly broken
her neck in falling out of the door
while trying to get way from such
a good thing.
Every now and then Jenny would
stop eating, and would shell a grain
off the cob and lay it beside a
grain that had been popped, and
look wonderingly at it. And then
she asked how in the world all of
that big buch of white stuff ever
got into that tiny little shell, but
nobody could tell her. They all ate
till Howler told them he was not
going to pop any more, and he put
up the popper and the other ears
of corn; but Grandma had already
eaten enough to make her feel good
and comfortable and very much like
talking. So, after she got her
knitting and had picked up a few
dropped stitches or loops or what
ever she called them, she said:
"The way that corn swelled up
made me think of the first time
I ever cooked any whippoorwill
peas. I was nothing but a child,
and I had done mighty little cook'
ing, and I didn't know a thing about
what peas do when they get wet and
hot. One day my mother had to go
away right after breakfast, and she
told me that she might not get
back in time to start dinner, and
that I could get dinner started by
putting on the peas. She told me
to put a tin cup full of peas in the
little boiler with some water, and
put it on the fire, a good while be
fore ' dinner time three boil
ers in the kitchen a little
one, a bigger one and a biggest one,
but the little one was plenty big
enough, and even MORE than big
enough to hold just one cup full of
peas, and so I used the little boiler.
But when I put just one cup of peas
in it, they seemed such a little bit
to make enough for dinner for three
folks, I thought she had made a
mistake, and so I put three caps
of peas in, and then filled the boiler
with water, and set it on the nre,
It wasn't but a little while before
I heard water frying on the stove
and when I looked at the boiler I
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squu v4.f v.
water and the hair will not fly or
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SAWFISH'S SAW and SWORD-
There is no Quick, clear defini
tion of the difference between a
Bwfish and a swordfish in many
sportsmen's minds, especially those
who know little of salt water fish.
There are great differences in the
fish themselves and the sawfish's
saw has a row of teeth along either
side while the swordfish's sword
has none. ,-, .
By Jade Sords
Mountaineers Hare Little
Trouble In Subduelng Man
Hillians In Annual Game.
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ootct aj hap ii yeAies
When Duke and Carolina meet Saturday, all eyes will center on
Steve Lach, Duke halfback, who is being frequently mentioned for
an All-American post. Word coming from Chapel Hill this week, is
that the Carolina team has put in a hard week of preparation for
the game and the Carolina team will have their eyes on Lach about
as much as the thousands of spectators, who bought every seat in the
huge stadium months ago.
19 to 6
Yount Receives Shoulder In
jury Which Win Keep Him
From Canton Game.
The Waynesville Mountaineers
passed their Blue Ridge Conference
foe last Tuesday in an Armistice
Day game by defeating Brevard
on their own field, 19 to 6. A num
ber of local fans journeyed across
the mountain to see the grid tussle.
Those scoring for the locals
included Fisher driving through
the line. A pass to Inman for 20
yards and his gallop of 20 addition
al yards netted another Mountain
eer score. Jaynes also scored on
a 20 yard pass.
The Brevard game was the last
conference game for the locals
and next to the last of the season.
The Mountaineers have been beaten
once by a conference team, and
that was Andrews..
Outside of a shoulder injury re
ceived by Yount in the Brevard
game, which will eliminate him
from playing any more this season,
the balance of the squad came out
with only minor bruises.
There will not be any game be
tween the major teams until Tur
key Day, but on the day .proceed
ing this '(Wednesday) the "scrubs"
will meet the Asheville School
"scrubs" on the local field.
Heroes At Football Games
Are In Stands, And Not On
Field, Says Sports Writer
By Henry McLemore in Baltimore
For 10 years I watched a football
game every Saturday during the
season and for 10 year I helped
pick an Ail-American team.
My seat during this decade was
in the press box, from which point
I kept my eyes fastened on the
gladiators in the arena below and
on the gladiators alone.
This year for the first time I am
watching football garnet from
wherever I can buy a seat and for
the first time I realize what a mis
take I made in limiting my All
America selections to the players
and ignoring the spectators.
There are more heroes in the
stands than youll ever find on the
playing fields. During a season the
customers will endure more hard
ships, laugh at more dangers and
wind up with more injuries, than
the combatants themselves.
No tackle at Minnesota ever has
to take the beatig that the fellow
does who finds himself wedged in
between the old former gridiron
greats in Section 23, Row 0, Seat 26.
When a player is hurt on the
field he can call for time out and
have a trainer come ' administer
soothing potions and lotions, but
the customer can't He just has to
sit there and take it as the varsity
stars of yesterday play their own
little private game in the stands.
I got in between a pair like this
at the Columbia-Army game and
they ran up a tremendous score
against me. I fought back like an
inspired man for the first quarter,
but after that I was at the mercy
of their knees, elbows, feet, head,
saw water and peas spilling out
all over the top of the stove. I
grabbed a little cup and dipped out
a lot of the peas and put then in
another boiler, and rut it on the
"When I dipped the peas up, I
noticed that they were a lot bigger
than they were when I put them on
the stove, and it seemed mighty
funny that they had grown so big
while in the boiler. Then J went
back and sat down in the door to
wait for my mother, but it wasn;t
long before I heard the water
spluttering on the stove again, and
when I ran to it both boilers were
running over with water and peas
again, and the peas were a lot big
ger than they were a few minutes
ago. For a few seconds I just
stood there and didn't know what
to do, and then I saw the big dish
pan hanging on a nail, and I grab
bed it and poured all the peas from
both boilers in it, and set it on the
"Well, those peas kept on getting
bigger until they had that pan near
ly filled, when my mother got back.
When' she saw the other boilers
lying on the floor, and what lookedl
like about a peck of peas boiling in
the dishpan, she knew what had
happened. No, she didn't scold me,
but she did outlaugh Billie Possum."
(To be Continued)
hands and bottles.
They were only slightly interest
ed in the game going on down on
the gridiron. All .they wanted to
do was to scrimmage. Like old fire
horses answering a bell, the game
was just an excuse for them to re
live the days when they were play
ing for Stagg or Pop Warner or
At the end of the game they
were completely played out and I
was beaten to a frazsle, but did we
have a warm dressing-room to re
tire to, with a bench to stretch out
on and someone to pat our backs?
No. We each faced a 60-mile drive
in an automobile through tortuous
Much fuss is made over thi foot
ball players who carry on for Alma
Mater despite broken noses, bashed
ribs and cracked jaws. But sports
writers (and I was guilty for a
tenth of a century) overlook the
spectators who show equal forti
What about the football fan with
stomach trouble who, because of his
love for the game, gets his Vitamins
on Saturday from the hot dogs and
peanuts that are sold in stadia, or
from an icy sandwich that he
brought along in his pocket? He
knows he is risking his health but
nothing will stop him.
Try to show me a fullback with
more courage, than the man who
volunteers to make a straight buck
into the line around the refresh
ment stand between halves and
bring back food and coffee for the
girls in his party. He doesn't have
any bulky comrades to run interfe
rence for him, no protective pads
to cushion the bumps. He must
make his own holes.
A fullback has nothing but a foot
ball to carry. But the line plunger
at the refreshment stand must jug
gle cups of scalding liquid and
frankfurters slippery with mustard
Morover, there is no referee around
to punish his rivals for such things
as clipping, tripping, shoving, il
legal use of the hands and unneces
It also must be remembered that
football spectators as a rule are not
in top physical condition. There is
no way to train for the arduous task
of Attending football games. They
have had no spring or fall training.
And the weather they endure! -No
right thinking seal or polar bear
would sit out in the blizzards and
torrential rains that football spec
tators take in stride.
They risk death by exposure as
gallantly as arctic explorers, and
what is more, they pay for the priv
(Distributed by McNaught Syn
Only honest criticism we ever
heard of the Maginot line was that
a fortress can't fall back to a pre
viously designated position. At
The fellow who can always laugh
and not care what others think
about him, he's the kind you never
find in sanitariums.
By Marion Bridges
Bill Milner is making a record in
football down at the University of
South Carolina in Columbia, where
he is a sophmore. i
Sports writers in the Columbia
State have been heaping laurels
on Bill's deserving crown. In
commenting upon some of Bill's
work with Gamecocks, Abe Fennell,
the State's sports commentator said
in part: , '"
"As a freshman last year, Milner
played end,. Then in spring prac
tice, Bill played fullback. This
fall when Coach Rex.Enright start
ed preparations for the start of
the season, he told Milner that he
needed guards, and Milner would
get more chance to play at guard
this year than at any other slot.
" I want to play football, Coach,
and if I Can play more as a guard
than a fullback, well, let's go.'
"As a result Bill Milner started
the North Carolina game as left
guard for South Carolina, and has
been there ever since, playing a
large part of the brilliant blocking
which resulted in South Carolina
wins over North Carolina and
"This writer, when Coacnh
right gave us his starting lineup
against North Carolina, couldn't
place Milner at all, but since then
we have learned to know him as
coach's ball player, a guy who is
doing his job .efficiently, but with
out fanfare." ' '
The Waynesville Mountaineers
ran rough-shod over a visiting Mars
Hill eleven last Friday afternoon
54 to 6 in sub freezing weather
which caused the attendance to
drop to a minimum.
The locals scored freely in tne
first periods of the play, scoring
14 points in the opening quarter,
26 in the second and 14 in the
The Mountaineers' first tally
came after an eighty yard march
with Henry crossing pay dirt from
the two. A pass from Yount to
Henry was good for the extra
Starting near midfield and march
ing to the three, Yount then car
ried to net the second touchdown
of the afternoon for the locals.
Davis drove the line for the con
version. The next Mountaineer score came
in the second period when Yount
on a spinner galloped 54 yards to
score. An attempted kick for the
extra point was wide.
Only a few minutes later Yount
flipped a pass to Henry from the
Mars Hill 20 for another score for
the locals. Wyatt dropkicked for
The Mountaineers placed the vis
itors with their backs to their own
goal line and on their punt, Scruggs
galloped from his own 45 down to
the 7 before being downed. Davis
then traveled the remaining yards
to score. Wyatt drove the line for
Harris scored the next touch
down for the locals from the 10 on
a reverse. An attempted kick was
no good for the point.
Going Into the tnird period Way
nesville took advantage of a Mars
Hill bad punt to take the ball on
the visitor's 24, and after driving
down to the 3, Scruggs cracked the
line to score.
The last score of the game for
the locals came in the closing min
utes of the third period after
Wyatt returned a punt to the visi
tors' 62 and after driving to the
one Wyatt also scored. A pass
from Wyatt to Scruggs netted the
The Mountaineers held the vis
itors at bay until the last period
when they took advantage of a
Waynesville fumble on the locals
38 and after netting a first down
flipped a pass from Wood to Mc
Kinney that was good for 27 yards
and a score. The try for the point
was stopped short. "
Milner never . was a player to
seek fanfare, even when he carried
the pigskin for Waynesville high.
Bill stuck to his. job and brought
home the bacon skin. With two
more years of college ahead, Bill is
destined to continue up the ladder
of success,, and before he lay hie
helmet and uniform away, should
be at the top of gridiron's famed
sons. .' -
Housewives will be paid
waste paper to speed drive.
LT Compton ..
C Arrington ..
RT McRorie ..
RE Francis .. ...........
QB Henry ..
RH Fisher .. ..........
FB Davis ..
art. Clark. Jackson,
Clure, Owen, Scruggs, Anders, Har
ris, Coin, Fie, Rogers and H. Evans;
Mars Hill: Anderson, Garrison
Clarence Cody and Ponder.
Wonder if women refrain from
pip smokmt; because" ia-as- hareV .;
to talk with a pipe in ycx month.
We've noticed people who are
so busy they don't have time to do
anything, seldom get anything
VI H 0 Is the Most Popular Foot
ball Player On the Waynesville
Cast Your Vote
For Your Favorite
We will give a lovely trophy
to player getting: most votes.
CAST YOUR VOTE NOW
Contest Continues Until After the
You Still Have Time
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