Sport: Murder, Inc.

The U.S. set itself for the clash of two football titans—Notre Dame v. Tulane. From his mourners' bench at South Bend, Ind., Coach Frank Leahy cried, "We'll be outweighed for the first time in two years." On the Tulane campus in New Orleans, where Coach Henry Frnka (pronounced franka) had been holding secret practice for weeks, there was impressive silence.

Texas-born Henry Frnka had a hankering for Texas material, especially big, hard-playing fellows. In his fourth year at Tulane he had succeeded in coming by 20 of them, complete with boots and ten-gallon...

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