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2-B THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1968 RAMS HOST HARRISBURG ON FRIDAY Carbondale At Cahokia Cats Meet Birds, Tigers fate Orphs In South 7 Games | 'Magician' Briscoe Denver Has j First Negro QB In Pros BY BOB FORBES SOUTH SEVEN Three teams are tied for first place in the South Seven Conference standings and it will probably be next week when Marion meets Carbondale before the knot is broken as the loop's top three teams have seemingly easy games on tap this Friday. Mt. Vernon and Marion, currently tied for the league lead with defending champion Carbondale, play conference foes Harrisburg and West Frankfort Fridy, while Carbondale steps I Benton 0 outside the South Seven for a 1 battle at Cahokia. Conf. All Ga. W L> W L T Carbondale 2 0 3 0 0 Marion 2 0 3 0 0 Mt. Vernon 2 0 2 1 0 Harrisburg 0 1 2 1 Centralia 0 1 111 W. Frankfort ....0 1 11 0 3 0 The Rains, regarded by many as the most • likely team to derail Carbondale's South Seven wagon, will get perhaps their first taste of "stiff" conference competition as they host a tough Harrisburg Bulldog club. Considered by many coaches as a dark- horse this season, Coach Ray Harris' Bulldogs own a 2-1 record with wins over I Herrin 0 2 12 0 West Frankfort and Marion both seem to rely upon the running of standout backs. The Wildcats are paced by Gordon Richey, who has accumulated 32 points in his three outings, while the Red Birds have a good open field runner in Don Bolin who has ripped Coach Harry Stewart's crew, after a 47-13 opening game win over Zeigler Royalton, have been on the losing end ever since and can expect nothing but a rough ride in Centralia. Murphysboro and Eldorado. The j enemv Unes for 18 P° ints - ^ only setback for the Saline | of Bolin's three Td's have been county school was a 13-7 loss | long yardage runs of 63 and to unbeaten Marion. 77 yards Harrisburg will bring one of ~ , . . . the south's top offensive units The only othel mter " league to Vernois Field Friday. Head- S ame scheduled Friday sends ing the list of standouts will be Herrin's down- trodden Tigers Steve Bundren, a speedy senior j to Centralia. halfback and Randy Cottom, a bullet - armed q ua r terback whose favorite target is another veteran, end Kirk Hess. Bundren, the Bulldogs leading ground • gainer last season, is well on his way to claiming those honors again this season. The bushy* haired workhorse is also one of the area's top scorers this season, with 26 points in three contests. Two other veteran backfield performers, fullback Steve Questelle and halfback Jim Sowles, give the Bulldogs one of the best offensive punches in the area. Marion, after last week waiting until the second half to score against Benton, will travel to West Frankfort in search of a fourth straight victory. The Wildcats are likely to find the going rough in West Frankfort as Coach Ron Winter is hoping to improve over last year's miserable 1-9 record. Marion and West Frankfort have both played a common foe in J o h nston City and if the scores of those games are indicative of the kind of match on tap between the Birds and Cats, fans are in store for a real battle. Marion tripped the Indians 25-0 in the opening game of the season for both clubs while the Red Birds came back the following week in their opener and turned the trick, 19-7. LIQUOR—WINE—GIN CHAMPAGNE—MIXES BEER Hot or Cold by the Case Other Beverages Bar Accessories SPECIAL PBICES WOODEN INDIAN Open Evenings Free Parkinglng In Rear Free Delivery • Ph. 842-0474 The Tigers haven't scored since the opening contest, being blanked by Mt. Vernon, 21-0 and j by Carbondale last week, 450. Centralia is 1-1-1- with a win over Salem, a 34-27 loss to Carbondale and a tie last week with Cahokia. Benton's Rangers, winless and scoreless in three starts, step outside the conference Friday for a battle at DuQuoin. The Indians, with the south's leading scorer Don Stanhouse calling the signals, have racked up three wins in defense of their Southwest Egyptian Conference crown. In what could prove a tough game for the Terriers, Carbondale goes to Cahokia whose Corn anches battled Centralia to a 6-6 tie last Friday. The Terriers came alive last week, bombing Herrin, 45-0, after barely edging out wins over Cape Gireadeau and Centralia in opening contests. The schedule of area games on tap Friday include: Carbondale at Cahokia Benton at DuQuoin Herrin at Centralia Marion at West Frankfort Harrisburg at Mt. Vernon Anna- Jonesboro at Pinckneyville Sparta at O'Fallon Benton at DuQuoin Murphysboro at Nashville Sesser at Albion Christopher at Zeigler - Royalton Johnston City at Eldorado Bridgeport at Carmi Fairfield at Salem Oleny at Lawrence ville Mt. Carmel at Flora DENVER, Colo. (AP) - To a slender, speedy Negro rookie cuarterb'ack, Marlin "The Magi- Han" Briscoe falls the task of trying to shake the Denver Broncos out of a three game losing slump in the American Football League. Coach Lou Saban said today he will start Briscoe, 5-11, 177 pounds, against Cincinnati at Denver Sunday because of his performance against Boston. With Denver trailing 20-10 and little more than nine minutes to 0 1 play. Saban called on Briscoe to relievo starter Jim Leclair after L'.'clair threw his second pass Q i interception. Briscoe, a quarterback at Omaha but signed by the Broncos mainly for defensive secondary work, threw a 22-yard pass to Eric Crabtree on the first play. He didn't lake I he Broncos into touchdown territory on that u ,; p but after they regained the ball near the close of the game, Briscoe caught the Boston linebackers loose to stop the long pass and ran for long yardage. On the first scamper, he ram- bli.-d for 19 yards to the Boston 12. On the next play, he dashed 12 yards up the middle for a louchdown but time ran out on the Broncos. Briscoe's appearance against Boston was first ever in regular AFL season play by a Negro quarterback. "I was nervous parly in the week when Lou told me I was going to be the backup quarterback," Briscoe said. "But when it came time to go into the game," he said, "I was okay." Until his appearance against Boston, Briscoe's only time in action with the Broncos was for a quarter at defensive corner- back against Cincinnati in a pie-season game. Notre Dame Slides To 5th Purdue No. I In Nution, Sou Col, Penn. St Next I feel it is time for someone like me to stand up and say "I'm for the upperdog!" . . . Not the wealthy, necessarily, not the ones in authority, necessarily, not the gifted necessarily—just the doer, the achiever, regardless of his status, his opulence, his native endowment. —Miller Upton, president of Beloit College. YULETIDE APPROACH — Jim Yelling, 76, resident St. Nick at Santa Claus, Ind., givei water skis a try. Sky-borne sleigh will be more appropriate #t this Christmas season. -GRAND OPENING— NICE'S LIVESTOCK MARKET COMPMiV 1 Mile North Of Salem On Route 37 WILL OPEN Thursday, Oct. 3, 1968 We Wish To Extend A Special Invitation To All Of Our Old And New Customers We Hope You Will Be With Us At Our GRAND OPENING REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED HAM and BARBEQUE SAND WICHES—ICE TEA—COFFEE For Everyone We Hope You Will Make Your Livestock Market Center— ; Where Buyers and Sellers Meet Every Thursday. « PRICE'S LIVESTOCK MARKET COMPANY j Phone 548-4050 Salem/ III. Phone 548-2470 j By HEESCHEL NISSENSON Associated Press Sports Writer Purdue still is the No. 1 college football team in the country following Saturday's 37-22 trouncing of Notre Dame and Coach Jack Mollenkopf knows why: "My coaching staff—it planned how we were going to take thtm apart. The defense- it rose to the heights. The offensive line—great blocking and dedication to protecing Mike Friipps. The players—they lived up to what we asked of them." While All-American halfback Leroy Keyes was getting the lion's share of the headlines after scoring two touchdowns, passing for a third and covering Notre Dame's Jim Seymour like a blanket, the triumph was a real team effort. "Take the front four (ends Dennis Wirgowski and Bill McKoy and tackles Bill Yanchar and Ron Maree) was so aggressive we didn't have to shoot our linebackers much," said Don Fuoss, Purdue's linebacker coach. Senior linebacker Bob Yunas- ka intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble and the Boilermakers turned both into touchdowns. "Yunaska played his finest game," Fuoss said. "He was graded 87 per cent, highest for a linebacker in a long time." Sophomore linebacker Veno Paraskevas was graded second with 86. Tight end Bob Dillingham caught 11 passes and, when quarterback Phipps was hurt in the first period, Don Kiepert went in and directed the Boilermakers within field goal range. While Purdue was named first on all but three of 45 ballots in The Associated Press' weekly poll, the rest of the Top Twenty t< ok some shuffling. Notre Dame fell from second place to fifth. Southern California, which got two first place votes, climbed from third to second after sliding from second to third the previous week. The other No. 1 vote went to Penn State, which moved up from fourth to third. Florida was ranked fifth, up from sixth. The rest of the Top Ten consisted of Ohio State, Nebraska, Kansas, UCLA and Louisiana State. Comprising the second ten were Alabama, Houston, Miami, Fla., Arizona State, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas A&M, California, Michigan State and Arkansas. The last three made the Top Twenty for the first time this season. Minnesota, Indiana, Texas, Oregon State and Wyoming dropped out. The top 20, with first-place votes and total points (points awarded for first 15 picks on basis of 20-18-16-14-12-10 9-8-7 etc.): 1. Purdue 42 2-0 894 7. Southern Calif. 2 2-0 797 3. Penn State 1 2-0 568 4. Florida 2-0 441 5. Notre" Dame 1-1 430 6. Ohio State 10 398 7. Nebraska _ 3-0 395 8. Kansas 2-0 393 9. UCLA 2-0 342 10. Louisiana State 2-0 213 11. Alabama 2-0 196 12. Houston 1-0-1 163 13. Miami, Fla 2-0 152 14. Arizona State 2-0 104 15 Tennessee 1-0 1 100 16. Georgia 1-0-1 64 17. Texas A&M 1-1 49 15. California 2-0 19. Michigan State 2-0 20. Arkansas 2-0 Having'A Tough Day Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian appears downcast as he watches his team's efforts against Purdue In South Bend, Ind. Purdue defeated the Irish, 37-22. (AP Wirephoto) Never Daunted, He Tries Again They Laughed At Swami— And They're Still Laughing Henderson Scores 4 TD's Ram Sophs Go Td Air, Rip Frankfort 39-7 Russians In Training At Mexico City By BILL WEBB Coach Sonny Ellis' sophomore Ramlets relied on a potent aerial attack and a stiff defensive line to tromp West Frankfort's soph crew, 39-7. The Ramleta, following a 27-7 ground victory last week over Herrin. took to the air last night to run away with their second straight win of the campaign, Quarterback David Dude was right on target arid completed a high percentage oc his pass attempts. Ronnie Henderson connected for three completions. Henderson Scores 4 Time* Henderson headlined ihe Ram offensive attack by scoring four touchdowns, including a TD pass from Dude. Larry James also snared a Dude aerial and Larry Mays ran for the linal six- pein ter for the locals. West Frankfort's otJy score came on a pass play fa-cm quarterback John Taylor to end Shane Grotti. Ellis Praises Defense Coach Ellis was especially impressed with the performance of his defensive unit. "John Da- vcy and Del Bradriock were the outstanding defensive lineman," he saM, ."They were really tough." The Ramlets this year have rolled up 66 poir.ts and have limited the opposition to only 14. That's not bad for a team that failed to win a single game as freshmen. Next Monday the sophomore Rams will try to up their record to 3-0 when they take on the Harrisburg Bullpups at Harrisburg. By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — They laughed when the 01' Swami picked Notre Dame, Minnesota and Iowa last week. And they're still laughing. Those losses left him at 14-6 for .700 for the season. Here are some last laughs: Purdue 35, Northwestern 14 — The Wildcats must feel like they are living on a bullseye. Last week they took the shots of 0. J. Simpson. This time it's Leroy Keyes. In case you think the Boilermakers may have a let down after puncturing Notre Dame, remember this is the opener of their BFig Ten title drive. Notre Dame 30, Iowa 17—The Irish won't let up as they try to start a climb in the rankings, and the Hawkeyes' defense is too undermanned to stop them. But Iowa's slam-bang sophs could make it interesting. Rookie Dennis Green cut loose for two long TD runs at TCU before Iowa lost. Michigan State 27, Wisconsin 7 —The Spartans' defense is one of the best and their senior quarterback, Bill Feraco, is kicking up his heels in his first chance as a starter. The Badg- j ers, behind Randy Marks and John Ryan, nearly nipped Washington. Another loss would make it eight in a row—longest in Wisconsin history. Ohio State 34, Oregon 13 — Soph quarterback Rex Kern and Dave Brungard are putting variety in the Bucks' attack. After shaking off Southern Metho- es attempted j they tan be ready for anything. Oregon didn't show much in losing 28-12 to Stanford. Indiana 27, Illinois 14 — The Hoosiers, defeated 38-20 by Kansas, could make it more over the humiliated Illini, who have been beaten 44-7 by Kansas and 44-0 by Missouri. So frustrating is Blinois' attack, Bob Naponic completed only one pass last week. In two games, opponents have amassed 854 yards. Michigan 40, Navy 12 — could be that much. Rich Johnson's rushes and Dennis Brown's passes ripped Duke 31-10. Navy was dropped by Boston College 49-15 after a 31-6 pounding by Penn State. Minnesota 26, Wake Forest 10 —After two close defeats, the Gophers should get well here. The visitors have had an extra week of preparation, however, after settling for a 20-20 tie in their opener with Clemson. SPORT SHORTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees gave veteran outfielder Rocky Colavito his unconditional release Monday. Colavito, who has 374 career homers, said ho was uncertain whether he would continue in baseball. MEXICO CITY (AP) - The powerful United States track and field may be thriving in training at Lake Tahoe, Calif., but archrival Russia is getting the competitive feel today right where the action will be in the high altitude 19th Olympic Games. Russia's 72-member squad of men and women track athletes, cavorting at Mexico City 's 7,500-fcot altitude since Sept. 14, engages in a two-day international meet on the same type of plastic surfaced track as the Games will be run starting Oct. 13. "We need a tune up competition now that we have got accustomed to such problems as a rine-hour time change, the Tartan track and watching out stomachs on a diet change," said Russia's veteran Olympic coach, Gabriel Korobkov. Among 15 or more entries in the practice meet, supervised by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, are Great Britain, East Germany, Cuba, Australia, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Italy, Argentina, New Zealand, Belgium and host Mexico. "This is just a warmup, but maybe some records will be broken," said Korbkov, "we may have more practice meets, on Oct. 4 and 5. I think the altitude factor has been overemphasized, except for perhaps the distance races. But what is needed is a competitive test under Mexico City conditions." The U.S. track and field squad's arrival will not be completed until Sunday, Oct. 6, a week before the Games start. Only a handful of Uncle Sam's athletes—cyclists, divers and canoeists—are among the 3,171 arhletes already assembled in t!ie gleaming, gaily-festooned Olympic Village complex, undisturbed by the tumultous student rioting more than 12 miles to the north. Pheasants Are Down In State URBANA, 111. (AP)—The Illinois pheasant population.has decreased by nearly half in the last five years, the Illinois Natural History Survey reported Monday. Farming practices tend to destroy the habitat of the birds, dist's aerial windmill (76 pass- the survey said. 43 39 37 MONDAY'S FIGHTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SYDNEY, Australia - Bob Dunlop, 179y 2 , Australia, out­ pointed Levin Roundtree, 181%, New York. DARTMOUTH, N.H. — Kevin Hogan, 196, Boston, stopped Joe Dinardo, 210, Toronto, 2. Great Cigarillos— tipped or regular eo KING EDWARD America's largest Selling Clnar BASKETBALL 1968-69 MT. VERNON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL Mr. Vernon, Illinois Each Reg. Season Reserved Chair $11.00 Reg. Season Reserved Floor-Bleacher 9.00 Reg. Season General Admission 8.00 NOTE 1. Applications for season reserved chairs, season reserved floor-bleachers, and season general admission seats may be sent to: Ticket Manager Ml. Vernon Township High School Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864 until 4:00 P.M., October 14. 2. Application must be by mail and accompanied by check or money order payable to Mt. Vernon Township High School and a stamped self-addressed envelope. Each order must, be placed and paid for individually. Not more than two tickets per family. '•i. II application is for reserved chairs, please indicate whether or not you would like reserved bleacher seats in the event that chairs are not available. 4. If application is for either reserved chairs or reserved bleachers, please indicate whether or not you would like season General Admission seats in the event that neither reserved chairs or reserved bleachers are available. 5. As in the past, season reserved chairs and season reserved bleacher seats are restricted to people of Jefferson County. THE MT. VERNON REGISTER-NEWS STATEMENT MADE UNDER THE U .S. POLITICAL LAW STATEMENT REQUIRED BY THE ACT OF AUGUST 24, 1912, AS AMENDED BY THE ACTS OF MARCH 3, 1933, JULY 2, 1946, JUNE 11, 1960 AND OCT. 23, 1962 (Sec. 4369, Title 39, United States Code) SHOWING THE OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION OF THE MT. VERNON REGISTER- NEWS, PUBLISHED DAILY (Except Sunday) AT MT. VERTiON, ILLINOIS, FOR OCTOBER 1, 1968. (Act of October 23, 1962; Section 4369, Title 39, United States Code) 1.—Date of filing—Oct. 1, 1968. 2.—Title of publication—Mt. Vernon Register-News. 3.—Frequency of issue—Daily except Sundays. 4.—Location of known office of publication—118 North 9th Street, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois 62864. 5.—Location of the headquarters or general business office of the publishers—118 North 9th Street, Mt. Vernon, HI. 6.—Names and addresses of publisher, editor and jpanaging editor: Publisher—Mt. Vernon Register-News Co., Mt. Vernon, HI. Editor—J. Edwin Rackaway, Mt. Vernon, 111. Managing Editor—Orian W. Metcalf, Mt. Vernon, 111. 7.—Owner—Stockholders owning or holding 1 per cent or more of total amount of stock—Mt. Vernon Register-News Co., Inc., J. Edwin Rackaway, Patricia Watson Shaw, Patricia Lou Shaw, Mrs. H. B. Ward, The Savings and Profit Sharing Retirement Fund of The Mt. Vernon Register-News Employees, Robert K. Thompson, John E. Rackaway and Wm. C. Rackaway trust, all of Mt. Vernon, 111., Widney Watson Peltzer, Widney Ann Peltzer, Salt Lake'City, Utah, Mary Elizabeth Bornholdt, Paios Verdes Estates, Calif., Louis Emmerson Ward, Trustee for Emmerson Ward, Jr., Mark Franklin Ward, Robert F. Ward, Nancy Ward Jones, all of Rochester, Minn. 8.—Known bondholders, mortgages, and other security holders owning or holding 1 per cent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages or other securities—None. 9.—Paragraph 7 and 8 include, in cases where the stockholders or security holder appears upon the books of the company as trustee or in any other fiduciary relation, the name of the person or corporation for whom such trustee is acting, also the statements in the two paragraphs show the Affiant's full knowledge and belief as to the circumstances and conditions under which stockholders and security holders who do not appear upon the books of the company as trustees, hold stock and securities in a capacity other than of a bona fide owner. Names and addresses of individuals who are stockholders of a corporation which itself is a stockholder or holder of bonds, mortgages or other securities of the publishing corporation have been included in paragraphs 7 and 8 when the interests of such individuals are equivalent to 1 per cent or more of the total amount of the stock or securities of the publishing corporation. 10.—This item must be completed for all publications except those which do not carry advertising other than the publisher's own and which are named in sections 132-231 and 132-232 and 132-233) postal manuel (sections 4355A, 4355B and 4356 of Title 39, United States Code). Ave. :acn z S £ 9 3 K * 5" . Copies > During ding 12 Months o sr " 3 C • 10 It 12,700 12,750 7,201 4,710 11,911 7,370 4,589 11,959 175 12,086 200 12,159 614 591 12,700 12,750 A.— Total no. copies printed (net press run) B. —Paid Circulation 1. Sale: through dealers and carriers street vendors and counter sales 2. Mail subscriptions C.—Total paid circulation D.—Free distribution (including samples) by mail, carrier or other means E.—Total distribution (Sum of C and D) F.—Office use, left-over, unaccounted, spoiled after printing G.—Total (Sum of E & F—should equal net press run shown in A) I certify that the statements made by me above are correct and complete. (Signed) WM. C. RACKAWAY, Business Manager The above statement Is made in compliance with the government law upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States which requires these annual reports, The purpose of this publicity is to uncover interest-owned newspapers, and others that we controlled by interest political or otherwise which might be inimical to the general public welfare. The reading public has a right to know who is back of the editorial arid news policies of its newspapers in the small city and town as well as in the metropolis. The Mt. 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