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no H, Delta Rabbits Flock Touted Eagles' Feathers, 32-18, Thursday The Rootin' uch FrrafSess Years y Of Division Football Champions 1942; "From ihe Grandstand", by H. G. - Division football champions come and go D.H.S. champions champ-ions of 1942 are in a special category, though, as they were the last team to beat Millard until the fateful day, Oct. 19, 1961. Section . . . j' 'SERVING Volume 52 Number 17 HEADING HOMECOMING festivities festi-vities Friday at Delta High School's third annual celebration are these able students. Front row, left to right, are Dean Per . J J m-K ; " ' IVOiiiiiWi K ni m ii i n ' I 'Hi i i' i ill iTf""' "PinRiifll lilinin jfn'i'im & tittm 'hlniM -IrWMniMifrl Homecoming Past and Present Msrks Events Friday at Delta High School Delta High School Homecoming festivities are Friday, Oct. 27, announces an-nounces C. L. Bennett, Principal. The theme will be "Through the Years" and will depict fond memories mem-ories of past events, principals, teachers and classmates. The assembly will be at 10 a.m. Glad to Meet Old Home Folk Again Biil Lisonbee, now returned to Delta after an absence of twenty years, says he is glad to be back again with the home folks, where you meet friends, not strangers, every day. Bill is a son of Mrs. Delia Lisonbee, Lison-bee, Delta, and attended Delta schools. He and his wife, the former form-er Louise Jaeger, of Salt Lake City, lived at Delta after their marriage, and their first son, Bill Jr., was born here, 28 years ago. Their second sec-ond son, Wiley Roger, born in Long Beach, Calif., is now in Wilmington, Wilming-ton, Calif., with his brother Bill. Both are returned servicemen and now in business. With Mr. and Mrs. Lisonbee at Delta are their four younger children, child-ren, Bruce, 18, graduated from Banning Ban-ning High School and associated with his father at Delta until he goes on to Brigham Young University Univer-sity or is called on an LDS mission; Sandra, 15, sophomore at Delta High School; Terrence, 11, Delta Elementary School 6th grade, and Susan, who will be ten years old Nov. 6. in the fifth grade at Delta. Mr. Lisonbee left Delta in 1941, rnd spent 15 years in Salt Lake City and for the past five years has been in California. Returnning to Delta he is associated asso-ciated with Quality Market, Orvil Jeffery, manager, in charge of appliances, ap-pliances, radio and television, sales and service. Their home is on the South Tract farm they bought from Earl Will-den, Will-den, formerly owned by Fred Baker. V rr WAS HAPPY HUNTING for Eugene Bishop, of Hinckley, early Saturday when he shot these fine bucks, one a 7-point. and the other an 8-point, soon after the opening of the deer season. Such luck, plus fine aim. brought a THE PEOPLE OF DELTA AND THE GREAT PAHVANT Thursday, October 26, 1961 kins, DHS studentbody president. Marilee Young and Kay Christen-sen. Christen-sen. Standing are Margaret Ekins. Bob Riding, Janet Nielson and Virginia Done. The highlight will be the announcement announce-ment of the school homecoming queen and her attendants. The new queen will be crowned by Miss , Kay Odean, last year's kueen. j The parade will go east down Main Street at 11:30 a.m. Featured , will be the queen's float, four bands, floats from the classes and clubs at school. Business houses from Delta and nearby communi-eies communi-eies will enter floats as well as church and civic groups. Special cars will be provided for Mayor Max Robison and the town council, Supt. Golden P. Wright and members mem-bers of the school board. At noon the students will have their lunch, to be followed by an Alumni luncheon and business meeting. Reed Turner, alumni president, pre-sident, will direct the business meeting. The football game will be at 2 p.m. with the Delta Rabbits to meet Juab High of Nephi. A half-time half-time attraction will be given by the Delta Pep Club, directed by Mrs. Lenore McCall. The day will be climaxed with a Homecoming Dance at 9 p.m. with an orchestra and a decorated hall featuring special events to remember remem-ber during past years. The ninth grade class is having a Homecoming Party at the Legion Hall Friday night. Marilee Young is homecoming chairman with the following committee: com-mittee: Kay Christensen, parade chairman; Dean Perkins, student-body student-body president, hospitality chairman, chair-man, assisted by members of the student council; Margaret Ekins. chairman of the dance; Robert Riding, Rid-ing, chairman of advertising; Virginia Vir-ginia Done and Dwight Davis co-chairmen co-chairmen of the assembly; queen committee, Janet Nielson, Larry O-dean O-dean and Ross Johnson. - ATTENTION, SQUARE DANCERS Square dancing begins Wednesday, Wednes-day, Nov. 1. at 8 p.m. in Delta First Ward Hall. Everyone welcome. Ne- j well Day, Fillmore, is instructor and caller. w n ft great big grin all over Eugene's face as he showed the deer to other hunters not quite so lucky and frankly envious. Eugene did not state exactly where he was when he bagged bis big bucks, just grinned, and said they were killed in Millard County. Delta, Utah Copy 10c Posted Hunting Area by Permit Opens In West Millard County November 4 West Millard Hospital Association now has more than 50,000 acres signed up to form a "Posted Hunted Hunt-ed Area", in cooperation with the Utah Department of Fish and Game in effect for the 1961 9-day pheasant phea-sant season opening Saturday, Nov. 4. The posted area will be knowTn as West Millard County Posted Hunting Unit. As explained in the paper of last week, participation in the Hunting Unit is not compulsory, but the proceeds all go to the West Millard Hospital Association building fund. Permits are $1.00 each, a reduction reduc-tion from the earlier years charge of $2.00. WMHA reminds landowners that they will receive two permits, that may be obtained from Ferrin Lov-ell, Lov-ell, WMHA secretary, Delta, after Thursday, Oct. 26. Also, any individual, signed up or not with the newly formed hunting hunt-ing area will be furnish with signs they may need for posting their property, FREE OF CHARGE. Landowners who are not signed up with the West Millard Unit are reminded that they will be held responsible for the care of their own property. The State Fish and Game Commission Com-mission will send additional wardens ward-ens into the west Millard area during dur-ing the pheasant season. Addition Delta HIMlioiis Near Nov. 71 Ii Delta voters who wish to cast their ballot Nov. 7 in municipal elections for mayor and two coun-cilmen coun-cilmen are reminded that there is only one registration day open, Tuesday, Oct. 31, and they should check their registration. Both election districts, Delta 18 and 18Vi, will vote in the Delta City Building, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Absent-Voter ballots are available avail-able at the Delta City office, from City Recorder Caroline Bennett, between be-tween 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Assignment: By Inex Riding After Delta beat Millard at foot-, ball last Thursday, Bob decided ( that the staff of the Millard Coun-j ty Chronicle would strive to make( tnis particular issue a collector item. After all, everyone has waited wait-ed many years. So he tells me to get on my soapbox and sound off. But about what? Who cares that we beat Millard????? I don't even know how. to begin such an article. I can't very well sav right out in print that OUR QUARTERBACK (Jerry Huff) all 135 lbs. of him outplayed the opposing op-posing coach. Such a statement just might not be true to some of the spectators of the game, and such a statement might cause some embarrassment. I've really mellowed mel-lowed lately. Six weeks ago, I wouldn't have hesitated a moment to say such a thing. Now I fear to do it. Such a statement might cause OUR QUARTERBACK, Jerry Huff, some embarrassment to say nothing of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald 'Bud) Huff and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wrru I. Starley. I wouldn't want to cause them any embarrassment for anything. any-thing. I'll have to call Rae (Mrs. Huff) and tell her, though, to take VALLEY" $4.00 a year in advance al game wardens will be appointed for strict enforcement of the law. THANKS FIREMEN H. A. Beckstead, former Deltan now at South Jordan, wishes to say a big "Thank You" to Delta Volunteer Fire Department for their most efficient work Saturday afternoon after-noon in fighting the fire at his property at 190 E. 300 s., Delta. The Delta firemen worked well despite de-spite cold wind, and his house was saved, but the garage, chicken coop, and his pick-up truck which served him 18 years in Delta duties were a complete loss. " . a i"i Football Feature Story it easy on my knees during the forthcoming games. One broken' bloodvein is enough, but three is too many. I wouldn't want to say anything like that in the paper.! Especially, this issue. What collect-; or of rare and good things would keep it, if I did? Anyway, OUR QUARTERBACK, would not want any credit that rightfully belongs to the whole team. He's a wise boy. He knows that football players are like generals gen-erals and foot-soldiers. They have to work together all the way. He knows such things can't take up valuable space telling him things that he already knows. I wonder if Principal Bennett would have any suggestions? Probably Prob-ably would, but on second thought, I'll not bother him. I know that he is busy with Homecoming Day plans. Besides, this has nothing to do with him. . . I wonder how the score would be standing if Delta's team had the opportunity to use all the wonderful wonder-ful gym equipment that I hear other oth-er schools have? I hear that some gyms have all the latest equipment to keep their athletes in shape. Things like whirlpools to let the water work out the kinks in muscles mus-cles and diathermy machines to The Chronicle of Sept. 17, 1941 carried an article headlined "Delta Expects a Good Football Season" With such players as Wayne Turner, Turn-er, fb, Theodore Clark, rg, Malcolm Mal-colm Shields, rh, Robert Black, re, Van Warnick, rt, Dick Judd, Center, Gordon Edwards, le, Phil Finlinson, qb, Kenneth Porter, lg, Gordon Nielson, c, Ruben Cheynoweth, lh, Dean Nielson, It, and Melvin Church lhb, no wonder the Chronicle could come out in big, bold headlines proclaiming to other teams in the region "Watch Out." A new coach was at the helm in 1942, Fred G. Richards, known to all as "Frosty". Coach Richards was optimistic about the team'j chances and eagerly awaited the day for the season to get underway. under-way. Wayne Turner was captain of the team and Theodore Clark, Co-Captain. The only game lost that year was to BAC by the Delta team. They tied Ely 6-6, the fourth tie in seven years of play. Nov. 5, Millard County Chronicle again held interesting headlines, "Delta Eleven Smears Fillmore 32-0." Finlinson cracked across in the first quarter to give the Rabbits Rab-bits the first touchdown, but was hurt on the play -and had to be carried from the field. Turner added add-ed the extra point. l'l: v-,.. -. 4.1 i t v; :i t v work out soreness. In our area, our athletes get a pat-on-the-back for doing their best and mothers get out bottles of linament and begin work. Shucks, maybe all this new equipment is a figment of someone's some-one's imagination-only propaganda. propagan-da. Anyway, such things shouldn't be in this issue. But, if it turned out that such wonderful and miraculous mir-aculous things did exist isn't it a shame that DHS does not have it (Continued on page 8) Hear Story Eldro Jeffery and son Larry, and Irvin Jeffery came home from a deer hunt in Willow Creek, near Redmond, Sevier County, with a quarter of an 800-tb. bear, instead in-stead of the venison they expected. expect-ed. They were in the same area Saturday as the bear and hunter pictured in a state daily newspaper, news-paper, watching for bucks when Bruin appeared. 800 lbs. of bear is quite a load, and the Jefferys provided the two horses and their time to bring the bear out. after it was skinned end dressed by Irvin. Bear steak is good they report. - The article continued, "The winners win-ners tallied twice in the second period with Chynoweth going over early in the quarter and Turner intercepting a pass and running 30 yds. for another touchdown. Both tries for extra points failed. "Turner accounted for the other scores, too. smashing thru center for one tally in the third and add ing the extra point and then rif ling a pass 25 yds. to Black in the end zone for the final tally", the article concluded. The last game in the season was against Wasatch. The Chronicle of Nov. 12, reported the following ac count of the champions. "This game ended the football season for Delta and they have gone through the season undefeated. There will be no statewide playoffs of any kind in high school football, because be-cause of transportation facilities. Thus Delta is the champion of the division, but plays no further games to determine a state champion." cham-pion." Complete 1942 team roster was as follows: Gordon Edwards, Dean Nielson, Ken Porter, Dick Judd, Theodore Clark, Van Warnick, Malcolm Mal-colm Shields, Phil Finlinson, Wayne Turner, Gordon Nielson, Scott Blair, Melvin Church, Tom Lambson, Boyd Bunker, Robert Black, Fay Spor, Jeff Woods, Howard Day, Paul ACTION! 1 CAMERA!! (above) And feathers flew from Millard Eagles Thursday as the Delta Rabbits pounced and pounded toward their first victory in 19 years over their neighbor rivals. Paul Pace, (at left). Delta stalwart, stal-wart, got away with the pass during the PATD try just before the final gun that boomed out victory for Delta, 32-18. THE CROWD WENT WILD, (below), swarmed over team and field, to carry Coach Bob Horlacher on a triumphal march down Delta's main stem. Photos, Courtesy Desert Studio Theobald, Floyd Teeples, Dee Ste vens, Ruben Chynoweth, Sterling Anderson, Bill Moulton, Don Shields, Paul Black, Connard Stan-worth, Stan-worth, Larry Clark and Brooks Robison. Jack Thomas was athletic manager. FROM THE GRANDSTAND HOWARD M. GREENWOOD On to the State Championship! The dazzling Delta Rabbits, one of Utah's most powerful prep foot ball aggregations clash with win less Juab tomorrow afternoon on the local gridiron in a Homecom ing Day feature. The fray should be a b r e a t h e r for the Red and White after last weeks sensational bashing of mighty Millard 32 to 18 before a large turnout Juab's followers would be delighted de-lighted if the Rabbits relaxed and they could sneak an upset over the title-bound Deltans. But it just isn't in the cards for the boys from Ne phi. So far they have lost their games bv lop-sided basketball scores to their antagonists. Last week North Sanpete crushed Nephi 49 to 7. Juab managed a TD in the final quarter off a spread play and an end run by Ronnie Newell against the N.S. reserves. Earlier D.H S. had dropped North Sanpete at Mt. Pleasant 27-0. Unrestrained joy broke loose at the conclusion of the annual struggle strug-gle between Millard and the astonishing as-tonishing Rabbits. The long drought (Continued on page 8) (By a Fan, Thelma Seegmiller) I went to a ball game yesterday. Looking sleek and new. I lost my hair, my voice, my shape Before that game was through I gained an easy 40 pounds. Perhaps a dozen more. But, gosh, I never felt so good As when I saw that score. A nicer sweeter victory, I never hope to see. Than the one these Delta Rabbits Won yesterday for ME. Oh I had some nervous spasms. As the game got underway. And Millard took the kick-off And started making hay. But when I looked at Lonnie, Heard Jerry's brainy calls. Saw Harold's long and lanky legs, I wasn't scared at all. I watched tough Frances Cropper, Make Millard's shoulders crunch. Saw Thayne with his big boxing glove Deliver a knock-out punch. Watched Bishop choke that half-back, Paul Pace's mighty leap. Saw Adams grab two tackles And pile them in a heap. Watched Eddie Lyman running Down the sidelines on Joe's tail. And for a moment wondered If it was Eddie carrying the mail. I saw young Webb's opponent When Jay turned on his steam, I heard him gasp and mutter, "What hit me, a steel beam? I knew that Pete was earnest, I knew his name was Doolin. And when he hit that Millard line. THEY knew he wasn't foolin, I saw the punts and passes. The coolness and the poise. And every time we'd get a down, I'd yell "Now thats OUR boys.' I witnessed fight and courage In every Delta lad. And I knew that every single boy Was giving all he had. Watched flailing arms and flying legs Untangling on the ground. And with each yard we captured, I put on another pound. Saw Principal Ted Bennett Standing on his seat. Chewing up ten dollar bills. From the box of gate receipts. Heard Allred's loud and angry voice. Boom out above the band. But what he said, my dear, dear fnends. You're too young to understand. Coach Horlacher seemed drugged and dazed. His steps a dizzv weave. He sent men in and out so fast I scarce had time to breathe He almost pulled one bad mistake. But caught it lust in time. He slapped Glen Seegmiller and yelled. "FATSO, GO PLUG UP THAT LINE." Oh I watched the pokey time clock. The gloomy Millard bench, I drooled o'er every big first down. And grew another inch. I heard the cheers of voices. The screams of old and young, The clock ticked out its minutes And then the game was won I saw the wild commotion As the crowd came pouring out. And I loved the ring of victory That echoed from each shout I sat amid the bustle. And watched the crowd behave And I thought about you kids and coach. And what a show you gave. You deserved your bard won victory. You played real heads up ball. Our thanks and commendation, You deserve them one and alL Let's celebrate our winning. Feel merry, glad and gay. But let us still remember. There's some other games to play. Let's add those to our victory list And then not even stop. Until we plant the pigskin, 'Neath those goal posts at the "top." Now I give this solemn promise; You kids make the State a cinch. And me and Mr. Lyman, Will run with you every inch.