Get 1 more page view just for Liking us on Facebook
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - September 15, 1941, Ruston, Louisiana VOLUME 138 Relatives Visit Injured Soldier Here Sunday Two Nephew and Friend Drive from Kentucky Refreshed from a visit by his two a nephew ancl a friend of the all of Private First Class Robert Nunn was reported to be resting bettor recuperating from severe burns received as a result of a gasoline field range explo sion while he and a companion were cooking breakfast last Wed nesday morning near here in the bivouac area of the 1st of Fort Leonard Suffering burns from the waist Nunn was rushed to a local sanitarium via ambulance and his condition was pronounced ex tremely critical by Buddies of the company made up a collection of which they wired his mother for transporta tion to the who does domestic ancl the Lola Stella fxrd Draper and Tippett ed in an automobile Sunday Srning and left early Monday on the return Nunns Austin Rob ert of suf fered less serious burns on an arm and one side of his He is al so in the local sanitarium but is expected to be discharged within the next few Both are mem bers of the 1st Infantry and are first class Two blood transfusions given Nunn by volunteers recruit ed by the USO from the local re placement Cats Prepare For Home Tilt Friday Night Lisbon Will Be Opponent Season Tickets Go On Sale Feeling pretty good after their 206 victory over Ouachita Parish high schools Class AA contenders last Ruston Bearcats be gan preparations this afternoon for opening their home stand against Lisbon here Friday The sadly lacking in re came through the Ouachita iracas without a scratch and Coach Hoss Garrett has placed renewed confidence in his light a Class B state semifin alist last was defeated by the two years The two teams did not play in By virtue of the win over Oua Ruston gave warning to oth er teams in the Northeast Class A race that the Cats cannot be left out of the title No change in Garretts starting lineup is anticipated for the Lis bon Probable opener will be Shelby Doss and ends Charlie Dring and Warring tackles Charlie Carter and Mike guards James center Hook quarterback Jones and Zane and Earl Alexander is the only member of the starting lineup who is not a Season tickets will go on sale rthis week for the Cats home con announces The regu lar ducat for adults will sell at admitting the holder to the six home Season box tick ets will cost Students will be admitted to all the home games for Follow the Leader iThree Carloads l Of SuperPhosphate I Now Available i Three carloads of superphos phate is now on hand and avail able to Lincoln parish j parish AAA ad I ministrative announc ed this The phosphate can be procured by farmers in this area as a grant of is being extended to pro ducers by the federal govern Application can now be made for the Shelwick and delivery can be made The fertilizer will be paid for out of th which will be made sometirrfe in the early Due to a the local AAA office has been unable to secure cover crop seed in quan tities sufficient to supply this Shelwick and the price being asked for the seed that are on the market is such that the local office will buy very few for some State Agents Discussing Farm Problems from Lincoln Parish Attending Meet At Camp Grant Walker Louisiana fqrm and home dem onstration agents and all state ex tension workers are discussing farming problems common to designated and are outlining an agricultural extension program for each of the parishes at a four day conference being held this week at Camp Grant an nounces director of the Agricultural Extension divi Attending the meeting from Lincoln parish are county Bertha home Joe assistant county a The agents will be grouped by rather than by extension such areas being deter mined by similar farming condi With the the a gents will outline the farming needs in each area so that they can adapt the Louisiana program to the big national program that Secretary of Agriculture Claude Wickard will discuss at four regional meetings to be held in asserts Sanders meetings will be held in Salt Lake New York and and the main dis cussion center around plans for assuring the production of suf ficient food in SEPTEMBER 1 l M 1 NEA Serviro PRICE fi CENTS Zeke WI Held 5 For Boo Two Neg r Saturdav For Sales tr Time Zeke May aracl j both colo j to custody by Saturday I fore the city were charged wi cal option law to The arrests Rix and Loycl I a military pol i Second Ruston city coln parish warm in their cient cooperatio police in during the arm military were in this Zeke May mad had been and charged wit Authorities leggers had business wriexi appearance lert cooperatioiv such tralfI a Bernie WellPi With T Tech Opi Weekend Up we I Baton the genial not a man to ithe proverb he given to watching his through two remarked with the rested ing Idiers Gold DusO taken in ilitary police d brought be where they i olating the lo ling whiskey by Floyd members of of the and the Lin office are of the effi the military order here and the and Lit commended arrest of fifth time he f ore the court local boot doing a big y put in its the a military po been kept to oore snts This 5 Showing orkouts 3ernie fball is use of or is After X gridders go of he well pleased thus Fort Snelling 122 Years Old Fort Fort Minnesotas frontier militar has passed its 122nd birthday The fort was founded when Henry Leavenworth and 98 sol diers pitched camp at the junction of the Minnesota and Mississippi Defense Program is Louisiana farmers have always been encouraged to grow their own says and we view the foodfordefense pro gram as an opportunity for the with the assistance and en couragement of the federal gov to modify her agricul tural We believe the people of the South have never been in a more receptive mood to change their system of and we anticipate little trouble in convincing our farm that they can profitably expand their farming activities along the lines of producing more dairy and beef more hogs and more poul more butter and Secretary Wickard says that Food will win the war and write the and Louisiana believes that out of this big national de fense program will come a revolu tionized agriculture in the emphasizes Director The agents are being housed in the cabins on th epermanent 4H camping grounds at Grant This site is being as it is the most central available for such a Director Sanders points USO Hostesses For Tuesday Price Building Fowler and Courtney Malcolm Sam May and Rufi and Chaperones at the Price building for Tuesday will be NicoL Lewis Don Piatt and I think a Jot during said the Old have been more cool that enabled The shown day and I the progress Tough We are By that I me good EL dont mean a schedule No team great club need some One of tri Coach 3V5L developing cr one of the fci this week hi a couple of the guard verted verted leans and both weigh proved Two Rouge high f of The little about long runs ti capable of he gets Louisiana night at Batz son opener accomplished two We in getting trvan usual and get in more a whole has from day to pleased with be all will have a but I go through one we face xiless it Was a they would problems fac his aides is And sjpots of practice the play of a being tried al con con of New Or of 9O and have im of two Sat exBaton zand Joe Giacone been both weighing loroken loose for Each is the way once of will play the xalldogs Saturday ouge in the sea Tourists Visit Capitol in 2 Months Governor Sam Jones said this week that more than tour ists visited the State capitol dur ing July and Actual fig ures were for Jul yand 659 for This is approxi mately a 33 13 percent increase over the same months last with the opening of a sharp decline in the first 11 days of was From August 1 to there were tpurjsts who while only were tabulated for the first 11 days of Examin Septem For An phers and the at 3 department nounced toci These about once emt parts b Fleming Hays Fleming Center James Tinsley Johnny Perritt Frank Bishop Guard Teachers Selected For Lincoln Schools Techmen Drill for Opener With Pictured above are some of the mainstays amongthe Louisiana Tech who on Saturday night will open their season with Louisiana State universitys Tigers at Baton At the Hays Flem ing of Ferriday passes the ball back to his Both are James Tinsley of Hay nesvlile and Johnny Perritt of are two experienced varsity Frank Bishop of Birming 190pound junior is one of the standouts of Techs SelfRespect Regained by Girls At State Industrial School re must School their appli welfare test ing an the plicants rrx ines iif Slated 18 raphers for stenogra will be held at lor Mon the tolic welfare an are given amonth in diffier Applicants a high and should file their parish nt prior to the same time secur ill be but ap their own marh THE WAR BEGINS Sunday at midnight the war of maneuvers began along the Red river between the fictitious countries of Almat and Kotmlc with the defending forces being marked red and the invaders We are in the land of the rod forces under the command of General Ben Lear and oppos ed by LieutGeneral Thiswill be a titantic strug gle as far as the United States army is concerned for it will involve according to present estimates one million Far more troops have been transfered into Louisiana than was originally intended in order to give the battle an even more realistic Well over one hundred thousand motor vehicles have been brought into the state and we have seen how the prob lem of shelter and materials have grown by leaps and We have a part to play along with the khaki clad men because in total war there is little difference in civilians and they are mutually dependent upon the We must help these men get allow them to i use our equipment and offer We are glad to j do all these but a realization that now is the crucial the real we can go out of our way to see that we are doing just those things which are We can realize there a possibility Ruston in ay he at any or with short filled with thousands of men which will demand use of our public util ities and every other thing we can lend them to fight against their We all secretly hope the boys we have had as guests will be successful against the odds which have been pitched before While on the other hand it is be lieved our Ruston boys are among the soul hern no one knows We have a dozen camps around the own which are supposed to remain about thirty They will become fa miliar with the city and while demanding nothing which the army cannot furnish hey will appreciate recog nition from the people On some farms huge guns stick their noses through bushes to the astonishment of persons who have lived around there all their lives and never expect ed to eee cannons anywhere near their By now we are familiar with the rank of each man and the work of his company and by that much we can furnish him We ask Ruston to assume the position of a town with in the war zone and we believe the next fifteen days will be beneficial and instructive for the best inter est of Several Changes Made In Parish Staffs For 1941 42 Session Selection of teachers for tho 104142 term of school in Lincoln parish lias been practically com superin of announced this Onlv four vacancies now ramphell with one of these being in the Rust on high one at one at and one at The fol lowing faculty were list ted for the various parish schools New Ag Ann inn the major changes at Riston hitih Neal Dry will replace Harold Montgomery as ag riculture Montgomery has resigned to enter private Ruth Wright will assume a new position created the that of girls physical education Sybil who served as time director of girls athletics last will devote her full time to teaching other i Buster i Caldwell will be on the coaching staff here during the coming replacing Huey Williamson as assistant grid men Williamson WGnjbtQ Poncha loulp as head will also be in charge baseball Ware Absent from the teaching IT at Ruston high school will be who has been promoted to the principals position at Hillcrest Recheck Shows More Aluminum Collected Executive Secretary of tho State National Defense announces that a rcchcck of figures on the collection of used or scrap aluminum In Louisiana reveals that an error of pounds was made in a recent press The New Orleans concentration area has coHeded weighed in of which was collected in Orleans parish and the remainder in the 12 surrounding This brings th total for the en tire state to pounds in stead of as an nounced a few days Life of Fireman Boring fire me nrnay have to take up whitt ling to keep Not an alarm Was turned on for 29 consecutive How maladjusted girls gain their selfrespect in a nor mal wholessome learn to support themselves at the State Industrial School for Girls at is one of the little known activities of the state The contrast between their own background and of the school itself is often so great that many graduates do not want to according to Juanita superinten girls have been sent out from the school since Jan uary and a majority are now earning their own Some have become some beauty parlor other are trained for work in laundries and still others are taught domestic We plan to put the education al department on an accrcdiatcd equivalent to that of the public schools says Jackson in speaking of the long range pro gram of the Under this each entrant will be given an Intelligence test to determine her na tive Along with this in telligence various aptitude and mechanical talent tests will aid the school authorities in direct ing each student along the lines of work she is best fitted The school curriculum is not limited to vocational training Reg ular courses of study through grammar and high school give the students an educational back ground on a par with more fortun ate Under the new program inau gurated by Jackson since her appointment in April by the Jones administration the school has for mulated a threefold objective li To make the girls happy in a healthy 2i To build them up physically with pienay of wholesome sunshine and sufficient 3i To keep them occupied and happy with a well balanced pro gram of interesting study and Ample recreational facilities have been developed under the new ad Under the direction of Miss a recent report a softball team has been tennis is develop ing into a real and there are both badminton and volleyball In the basketball will replace the summers daily But ping pong goes on and The girls go on hikes and picnics once in a and Bullpups j Trounce 250 Tech Freshmen Score Almost at Toy With High Schoolers Scoring almost at the Lou isiana Tech Rullpups opened Rus nns 1941 homo football season on James Saturday night with a slowmoving 250 victory over the Neville high school Tigers of The played for the benefit of the was witnessed by a arge including several hundred soldiers who were admit ted Paced by the scampering of lit tle Eddie voted Baton Rouges most valuable player last year while cavorting for Catholic and the line smashing of big Joe all NorthLouisiana nominee from the Pups scored easily in the first pe added two more in the sec one in the and spent most of the time trying place kicks j or ironing out new First Techs first came within a few minutes after the first quarter Crump and i Harelson alternating in taking the pigskin down to the threeyard grammar He succeeds marker from where Hiarelson went j Robert Winfrec who has been Crump missed the transferred to a teachers position Score In the second Harelson went off right tackle from the 18 yard and cut back beautiful ly to cross the goal standing Crump missed the placement a Score Didier Crosses Later in the same Pearce 148pound rabbit back of Catholic returned a Neville punt from his own 45yard down to the Tiger Crump slashed through the line to the and after two groundlosing Crump went to the Crump went to the five for a first down and then Didier Didier kicked the Score In the march the down the Tigers started at East land grammar At no one has been named yet to replace Hal athletic who has resigned to accept a position in national de fense work at Lake Joe head coach at Du has resigned to become as sociated with a lumber firm of that athletic di rector at Hico for the past seven was nominated to succeed Mount but his acceptance of the Ruston job leaves the post No one has been listed for the Hico position Ruston High Ruth Cald Neal Emmett Jessamine Daisy led them three first only have it ended when Bobbie former Jennings in tercepted a pass ancl raced 65 yarcis down the field to cross the goal Pharrs score was null and void because of a Tech player caught A 15 yard penalty put the ball on the Neville Turn to Latt Page Pharr Goes Didier and Joo Colum alternated in carrying the ball down to the threeyard marker from where Pharr hit the line for tho final Drdier missed the Score Despite the Tech domination of the Coach Perry Browns Neville charges providing the most color during the displaying a varied array of trick plays and lateral and forwar Lead ing the Tigers in their unsuccess ful attempt for victory were quar terback and halfbacks Sam Ladart and John Starting The starting lineups were as fol lows le It Hugo Ig Har old c Franklin rg Bud Bill re cjb Sam Ih John rh Harry Tech Charles lo Calo It George Ig Gerald c Clem rg Odelle rt Urbane re Don qb Ray Ih Kddie rh Joe Officials included Joe forrnciDubaoh high school referee Wood row Colum bia High school head lines man former Louisi ana Tech field and Hal coach at Choudrant high The game was arranged through I he cooperation of the Louisiana Tech athletic Chaplain Lieutenant Only Denver George flationed at Fort La claims to be the youngest chaplain in tne Wil who came to Fort Logan from Scott re ceived his commission in the Chaplain Corps last January ut 25 years of field that netDokl Judith Lou ise Martha Cora lie Ludie Jane Sibyl Sophia Maggie Hin Alice Marvin Corley and Harvey Eastland Grammar School Mattie Laura Mae Mary Lee Loree Win Martha Lewellyn Camp Addie Car rie Mae Craw Robert Win free and Rubye Hillcrest Grammar School Emmett Lillian Vera Win Myrdie John Lee Weller and Lorena Far Choudrant High School Vsnnne Turn to Last Page Around the Corner Drive by the Dells and see the very attractive brick wall the Hitchies are building in front of their Smth rigged up a laundry for the soldiers near his but ihe job soon got too big and he said he liked teaching Brooks and Durden have vowed never again to get hats alike so people could mistake and have issued warnings to the The old nee Astor is having its roof bobbed process of the The axaliamums are doing their best to look nice for the army all over the Clay is celebrating his 86th birthday still hale and hear ty and good for at least that many he They have found some over two feet wide and twentyfeet long in the Terrill store ing while
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.