The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 14, 1961 · Page 3
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Ottawa, Kansas
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Tuesday, November 14, 1961
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3rd Unbeaten Team In Ottawa U History The Ottawa Braves have done it again. ... For the second time in a row and the third in some 60 years of football at Ottawa University, the Braves have finished the football season undefeated. The school's first all-victorious football season came in 1938 when the Braves of Coach Dick Godlove, led by such greats as Don Meek, Eugene Harding and Leonard Hofstra, won all eight of their games, scoring 134 points and allowing the opposition only 18. Victims of the powerful 1938 Braves were Haskell, 14-0; McPherson, 74; Bethel, 20-0; College of Emporia, 28-0; Baker, 27-0; William Jewell, 13-6; Kansas Wesleyan, 12-6, and Bethany, 13-6. After 22 years, the Braves of 1960 repeated the feat as the Dick Peters-coached club rolled up 339 points in nine Kansas Conference games while allowing opponents only 91. Scores of 1960 games were all- victorious Ottawa over Friends, 53-0; Bethel, 34-0; Sterling, 6221; C of E, 46-21; Kansas Wesleyan, 39-20; Southwestern, 13-7; McPherson, 30-0; Bethany, 48-14, and Baker, 14-8. The new Braves of 1961 repeat ed, again in a 9-game conference schedule, as they rolled-up 289 points while giving up only 42. Scores of 1961 Ottawa victories were Friends, 28-0; Bethel, 20-0; Sterling, 37-0; C of E, 20-10; Kansas Wesleyan, 38-13; Southwester- ern, 42-0; McPherson, 34-0 Beth any, 28-6, and Baker, 42-13. Sparked by Herb Sutton, who led the nation's small colleges in scoring with 125 points, the 1961 Braves amassed 3,258 yards 2,428 of which were gained on the ground. Using a more balanced attack this year's club picked up 3,04; yards, 2,287 on the ground anc 756 yards on 36 completed pas& es in 87 attempts. Defensively, the 1961 confer ence champions allowed their op- ponets 1,467 yards, with only 40' of these coming on passes. Las year's winners gave up 1,9$ yards, of which 882 were through the air. Also more balanced than 1960 was the scoring. Leading the club this year was Mike Brown, to Ottawa's opponents the most offensive end in he conference. Brown scored 72 points on four touchdowns, five ield goals and 33 extra points. le was followed by Tailback John McAninch and Fullback Richard Spong with nine touchdowns each for 54 points. Others scoring this year -for the Jraves were Ken Smart and Jon Crebbs with five touchdowns for 30 points each; Dan Coons with wo touchdowns for 12 points; Larry Young, Duane Bissett, Jerry Harshaw, Bob Rose, Fred Thompson and Floyd Scott with one touchdown each for six points, and Ed Hampton with one extra point. Passing accounted for 12 of the 39 Brave touchdowns, with Har- shaw, Smart and Krebbs throwing for six,' five and one, respectively. Brown caught four touchdown passes, Krebbs three and Harshaw, Spong, Young, Coons and Rose, one -each. Only four of the 87 passes attempted by Ottawa were lost to the enemy. In contrast, the Ottawa defense picked off 18 of their opponents 109 attempted passes while allowing only 42 completions. Graduating in June will be 10 members of the 1961 club, Thompson and McAninch, backs; Brown and Hampton, ends; Jerry Lawson and Arlys Carter, centers; Bruce Pemberton, Jim King and Clarence Whitesell, tackles, and Bill Shook, guard. Hoppmann Total Offensive Leader By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa State gained a total of 266 yards last weekend in a 16-13 loss to Nebraska. Big Eight statistics show that tailback Dave Hoppmann either ran or passed for all but 5 of the 266. Hoppmann gained 85 of his 261 yards on the ground to break the Cyclones one season individual rushing record he set a year ago as a sophomore. He now has carried the ball 198 times for 872 yards. The 6-1, 178-pound junior completed 11 of 22 passes against the Cornhuskers, good for 176 yards. This performance left Hoppmann in a commanding lead as the Big Eight rusher and almost assures him of the league's total offense crown. He has attempted 79 passes and completed 38 for 657 yards or a total offense of 1,529 yards. At his present pace of better than 191 yards rushing and passing a game, Hoppmann should have little difficulty in breaking the total offense record of 1,773 yards for Iowa State set by Bill Weeks in 1950. Other leaden this we include Colorado's Gale Weidner as No. 1 in passing with 50 completions out of 114 attempts for 753 yards. Dick Limerick of Iowa State tops the receivers with 18 receptions for 341 yards. Dennis Claridge continues as ihe punting leader with a 39.8 yard average on 34 punts. • Leon Mavity of Colorado is No. 1 on punt returns with 7 runbacks for a 17.1 yard average. Kansas' versatile quarterback, John Hadl, still leads in scoring with 6 touchdowns for 36 points. Only two conference games are scheduled this weekend. Colorado plays at Nebraska and Kansas State at Missouri. In non-league action, Kansas goes to California, Oklahoma plays the Army in New York City, Iowa State is at Tulsa and Oklahoma State meets Houston at Stillwater. WILT CHAMBERLAIN No Stopping The Stilt NEW YORK (AP) — There's apparently no way to stop Philadelphia's skyscraping Wilt Cham berlain from pouring in the points and grabbing his third consecu tive National Basketball Association scoring title, but the Army's going to give him an assist anyway. Chamberlain, No. 1 man with 496 points and a 49.6 a game average, loses his closest competitor when Los Angeles' Elgin Baylor, runner-up with 383 poits and a 34.8 average, leaves for military service Nov. 26. Behind Baylor in the latest statistics released by league headquarters today are New York's Richie Guerin and Baylor's teammate, Jerry West. Guerin has 359 points for a 27.6 average while West has 356 for a 32.4 mark. Chamberlain also is tops in rebounds with 278 in 10 games. Clyde Lovellette of St. Louis is field goal percentage leader at .508, Philadelphia's Paul Arizin is No. 1 in free throw accuracy with a .901 percentage and Oscar Robertsen of Cincinnati is first in assists with 13.5 a game. Big Cut In Salary For Baylor LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Elgin Baylor reports to Fort Lewis, Wash., as an Army medical corpsman Nov. 26 he will go off salary as a $50,000-a-year Los Angeles Laker basketball star and draw |85-a-month from Uncle Sam. Baylor, 26, signed a five-year personal services contract with Laker owner Robert E. Short this year, calling for $250,000. General Manager Louis R. Mohs said a new contract, probably for the same duration and same terms, will be negotiated when Baylor completes his year of service. Baylor was the high scorer with 39 points Monday night as the Lakers, who were led by Packers, 127-113, and extended their lead in the Western division of the National Basketball League race. The Lakers now are 10-2. It was the ninth loss in 11 games for the ackers, who were led by Walt Bellamy's 30 points. Baylor was getting his affairs in shape today, for he plays his last game at home Wednesday He recently bought a home here. KU-Missouri Game On TV? Mamie 65 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP)-Gen. and Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower prepared to celebrate Mrs. Eisenhower's 65th birthday today. The former president and his wife are spending a 10-day to three-week vacation at "Mamie's Cottage," a plush house on the edge of the Augusta National Golf Club course. Edna's Birthday Never Forgotten THE OTTAWA HERALD Tuesday, November 14, 1961 EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP)Nineteen years ago Robbie Wilson, 6, got bored with his sister Edna's fourth birthday party and ran out to play in the street. The driver of a passing automobile swerved but hit the child and killed him. The driver carried the boy into the house and collapsed. A doctor treated Robbie's parents and the motorist for shock. Then the driver left. He didn't tell the Wilsons his name. They knew only that he lived in England, in the city of Sunderland. A year later, on Edna's next birthday, a huge parcel arrived for the sjirl. It was a rocking horse. There was no sender's name. The only clue was the postmark: Sunderland. On her sixth birthday, Edna got a child's cycle. Again it came from Sunderland. Each year since Edna has received an expensive birthday present from Sunderland. As she grew older the gifts became more sophisticated — a beauty set, French perfume, cosmetics. When she became old enough to drive, money arrived to pay for driving lessons. A beautiful evening gown was her 21st birthday gift. A few weeks ago Edna married New Many Wear FALSE TEETH | With Mere Comfort FASTEETH, a pleasant alkallm (non-acid) powder, holds false teeth Snore firmly. To eat and talk in mor» comfort, Just sprinkle a little FAS- TEETH on your plates. No g^jmmjr. Kooey, pasty taste or feeling. Check* IjPlate odor" (denture breath). Get fASTKETH at any drug couaUc. and went to" live in an Edinbugh suburb. The family has no idea how the man in Sunderland found out, but he sent a wedding present. The Wilson family still doesn't know who he is. More Schools Desegregated NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Another 36 school districts have been desegregated this fall in Southern and border states. So far there has been none of the racial violence which has flared every other year since the Supreme Court's segregation ruling in 1954. Of the 6,599 public school dis tricts in the 17-state area, 829 are now desegregated, Southern Schools News reports in the No vember issue. Integration also has increased at the university, college and teacher levels, tht publication said'. The monthly newspaper, published by the Southern education Reporting Service, compiles information on desegregation developments in the South for education facilities and news media. Unemployment Dip In State TOPEKA (AP) - The Kansas Labor Department today reported a slight dip in unemployment in the state during the week ended Nov. 4. Unemployment was reported at 2.1 per cent of persons covered by insurance compared with a 2.2 per cent the previous week and 2.5 per cent a year ago. KEEN TV SERVICE 1114 S. Main CH 2-34901 THE In. U. I. '.1. OH. M CnM. . e . America's Number One Uniform Shoe Stxe>4to11 Vldlh. AAAA teC !• 12.94 SHOES-HOSIERY-LUGGAGE Hear Ed Wiltse speak on. Communism, Memorial Auditorium, November 20, 8:00 p.m. Free. Sponsored by the Ottawa Elks, KANSAS CITY (AP)-The Missouri-Kansas football game Nov. 25 might be telecast because it is a sell-out, Walt Byers, executive director of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, said Monday. Byers and Ernest Mehl, sports editor of the Kansas City Star, answered questions at a Byline Club meeting. Byers said the NCA is considering a proposal to permit high school graduates to pre-register in college June 15 to avert strong summer time competition in recruiting athletes. Mehl was asked if he and Charles 0. Finley, owner of the Kansas City Athletics, might bury the hatchet. "As far as I'm concerned, there is no feud," Mehl said. "I was critical last summer of the situation, not of Finley as an individual." you the edge in excitement! ^:^ff»$ptf1P iiii;. : ;^- -r.i.v •%: •••*£:-«VWViy>--:?i£ :-'..l*i-S Sharpest thing on four wheels... with Cutlass 185-h.p. action and foam-cushioned bucket seats..* standard at no extra cost! Cufloi. Convwfibk -SOMETHING EXTRA" at>out owning thlm OLDS I Extra performance from a zippy 185-h.p. aluminum V-8 engine! The extra personal comfort of sporty foam-padded bucket aeats! The extra eye-catching style of its rakish sports motif! And the extra quality and reliability that make the F-85 Cutlass—like every '62 Oldsmobile—a car of superiority! Make a date to put a new Cutlass through its paces today... and discover what fun driving can be! Cutfou Coup* — SEE THE '«2 OLDSMOBILES ... AT YOUR LOCAL. AUTHORIZED OLDSMOBILE QUALITY DEALER'S — MOORE CHEVROLET-OLDS, INC 412-418 South Main St. Ottawa CH 2-3640 Visit the Olds Exhibit at the Kansas City Auto Show, Municipal Auditorium, November 19-26. Smart Women .,. BANK their savings It's smart to save: even smarter to save where you can get multiple banking services under one roof. We will welcome your account here! "You Are Always Welcome at the FIRST" FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of OTTAWA Oldest Bank in Franklin County -- "Since 1870" We Are Now Paying 3% Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Guaranteed Interest on all Savings Accounts • Hear Ed Wiltse, Memorial Hall, Mon. Nov. 20 — 8:00 P.M. — Sponsored by the Ottawa Elks.

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