Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 19, 1956 · Page 12
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 12

Publication:
Location:
Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Friday, October 19, 1956
Page:
Page 12
Start Free Trial
Cancel

PAGE TWELVE ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19,195C Roxana, Wood River Lenders In IVC Battle In 7:30 Game Tonight Amon z Selrfs t_>7 The lectdrrs will tight \\ on Ninth Game In Series Set For Shell Gridiron LOADED! Two good single wing attacks! «ill be pitted against each oth- ! er tonight when Ro.xana and Wood River clash on (he Shell field In 8 7:30 contest. Coach Earl McLane's crew will be after its sixth straight win of thc season. The Shells have won seven in a row counting the final two games of the 19.i5 season. ; Coach Orivell Yoctim's Oilers State College Leaders Face Tough Games BJ Titr ASSOCIATE PRI.SS Top football teams in the Inter- will be out to gain some off the state Conference and College Con- prestiege they enjoyed after a! ference of Illinois title race may 33-7 win over Civic Memorial in he hard pressed tli^s weekend to the openin game of the season, j protect undefeated league records. The Oilers lost three straight! Central Michigan, determined to after that, and returned to the W j n outright possession of the IIAC win column last week. i crown after sharing it last year, is Wood River will face a stout i host Saturday to Illinois Normal. (•rill Menu amongst themselves in Illinois 1 Valley Conference games sched ' uled for tonight. League-leading Winchester, 3-0. travels to Roodhouse, while Greenfield entertains second- place Virginia. 2-0. Greenfield and Roodhouse are tied for s< i TON1O1IT Wood Rlyer at Roxana. 7:30 . Edwurdsvllle »t Madison, 8 . Southwestern at Civic Memorial, 8 i Olid With 2-1 marks In loop pln\ Jerseyville «t Pltufleld Pleasant Hill ftt CnrrollVon. t Virgin!* at Greenfield, 8 SATtiRDAV Western M. A. lit Country Dsy, Cahokia at Highland Districts Set For Saturday CHICAGO Wi — A record field of 116 downstate schools is entered in the 11 Ih annual Illinois state high school cross country chatnpionship scries which opens with district competition' Satur- In the other two game*, Pie is ant Mill plays at Carrollton. where the Hawks are seeking their first conference win after two losses, and White Hall is «t Hardin. BOWLING Roxana defensive unit, which | Central is in the lead with a 3-0! day, Oct 27 has allowed only three touch-! mark and Normal is second with j Thp stale f j na , nic(? , wjl , lie hc)d downs m five games. In addition .2-1. losing only to Eastern Illinois. „, i:,, llnnn n, c u ,,,„,„., x ,.. , ,._ , , -i— illUlUdllil, lli (l ocilUH. If I V, IM J\ , O. to holding three ron cr,nceJ.)-C. The district meets will be held at teams scoreless, he Shrlls have Central has rolled up 117 points nine cenlprSi | ncIudinR Dcs Plaint's given up two tallies to liaison m crushing three Illinois tenms.l (Mninc) Eflsl S (. Louis, Gcncsco, and one to Bonld. Srnilhern North and Western. II. • Herrln< LnGl , mur { ,, vnns) , ,, in . Meanwhile, thc Roxana of- >s headed by ,l,m Podoley. the coln . Rock(ovd Eas1i streator and fcnse has rolled up 13-1 points. IIAC '»P rusher with 217 yards, '• tjrbnna scoring at least three times in andI Herb Kipke who is No. Ij T ' f f d every game e.xcept the Madison. m p as s ng w.th14 out of 16 hits. fl d d contest, where they made two Tlie \VCOKS IIAC action opens i , . ., .,_!' i ,, f ,. __ „ „, ._. _t.j : L-,.irf,,, nl«,M ,,-i.l, vv«*fc , ,n m each ° f "IC dlStHCt CCIlterS Will ACME ALLEYS Thursday Night l>a<llcs Alton Brass & Casting won 3 from Byrl's. Towne Shop won 2 from KAS Potato Chip. Geisman & Co. won 2 from Hitching Post. Skaggs won. 2 from Alton Box Board. 200 bowler--Waggoner 208. 7 p.m. Thursday Men Sid Drake Tires won 3 from Blackhawks. Summons Groceiv won 2 from Noll's Bakery. Bur her Shop won 2 from Arnti ican Legion. 2(X) game -Guinn 20G. !):!"> Thiir.silny Merchants Walnut Grove Dairy won '. from Club 9-1. Alton Jets won 3 from Elm Street Cleaneis i raun in inn uisirii-i i-i'niiM-s win Rathgeb Bros. Chrysler, Ph touchdowns, i Friday night with Northern (0-2) "",„", ' "L , ," , ! mouth won 3 from Pete's. North The Oiler defense has also held I -t Astern (0-2). Saturday games jg'^^ J* te £j^^ j Side Boosters won 2 from J. H unwell desnite the three ln«es ! S0lld Eastern Michigan (1-1) to w 't« two loams andme individual | Walters Co. Saale Bros, won 1 «? JB- P , i Southern (11) anrl Fvanwilln tn runners from tne Chicago Public; from Vic & Ella's. Wood River opponents have scor-i aou ' llern u " ana J^ansvuie to ed 54 points in five games, but! Ensler " Illinois for a non Civic Memorial Hosts Piasa Birds Tonight Irish Practice Under Wraps For Spartans By CttARLK* CHAMftteftlJVIN SOUTH BEND, Ind. Jp-Coach Terry Brcnnan is herding liis Noire Damp football players through practices behind dosed doors and he may spring some single wing surprises against Michigan State Saturday. The Irish find themselves underdogs for the first time in four years as they prepare (or the No. 2 Spartans with the hopes they can sidetrack their third loss m four starts this season. ! „ Several weeks ago Brennan in-' The * amc wi " slart Bt ' :3 ° dicatpd that he would like to use! Central sta " rf «' -d Tlm(1 the single wing attack long with I m their most recent meeting, I Nokrnnis. Virginia and Glllespie. his T variations "to utilize fully:'he Panthers and the Saukeesj The Eagles of Conrh Vallie the potential of quarterback Paul ; battled to a scoreless tie in 1955, i Robinson will he rebounding Hrrnung." and ended the season as c.o-|f|- om a conference defeat by "But," added the young coach i champions of the conference' at that lime, "we are so busy > with six victories and one tie teaching the fundamentals of our each. Panthers In 7:30 Contest At Pittsfield Two old Illinois. Valley Conference foes meet for the first lime as independents tonight to Pitt.«- Civic Memorial plays host to Southwestern of Medorn in the second game between the two schools tonight at 8 o'clock on the Eagle field. The Befhalto team won 4ii-0 last season, the first on the gridiron for the Plasa Birds. Coach Harold Knapp's team is now in its second season, with a full varsity schedule and a conference connection for the first time. The Birds entere!d the South Central Conference this season. Southwestern, with an inexperienced squad working, has ! lost all three of its games, to regular T formation to our youngsters that we haven't the opportunity to try anything new. We've got to learn what we've got first." In an effort to reap revenge 1 against unbeaten MSU, conqueror Both dropped out of the conference this year. Coach Joe Jurkanin's Panthers have lost their last two games after winning their first Madison lasl week. It was the second loss of the season for Bethalto, to go with three wins. The Eagles also lost to Wood River, and won from Cahokia, Highland and Herculaneum, Mo. Last week was the first time CM has been held scoreless this three. Losses to Granite City and i sca ,: 0ni dropping a 27-0 contest i of (he Irish in four of their Inst! St. Theresa of Decatur followed j , 0 t h P Trojans. The Eagles scor- five meetings, Brennan may feel! victories ovor Carmllton, Mm- j P d once against Wood River, Jerseyville dale. . j School League championship meet, won 2 from Exchange Club. Ten only one team, Alton, scored as many as three times.Mt. Olive,'; Mi'HMn and Wheaton, sharing tallied twice, and Civic Me- tlle CCI lcad with 3 -° records. morial, Edwardsville and Gil- Saturday invade Lake Forest: lespie crossed the goal line once' n44) and Illinois Wesleyan (1-1-1) each. j respectively. The Oilers have scored 58 ! w »raton, facing Wesleyan in the points, but only 25 in the last four games. Wood River was shut out by Edwardsville and Alton, scoring twice against Mt. Olive and twice against Gilles- pic Roxana is reportedly hobbled by , f , our retwn ' m S all-conference with injuries, especially in the selectlons - LaGrange is expected to make a strong defense of its state crown. Tokyo Giants Edge Brooklyn TOKYO .>P-Aided by the 169-7 upset at homecoming two years j strikeout P't cnin g °f lw '° ace llul ''ago,'has a stubborn line headed i ers - the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants i n s' homecoming defeated Forest witli unexpected ease, scoring three times. I Wesleyan, hoping to duplicate a! backfield. Halfback Larry Longman, with his leg still in a cast, will miss another game. Howard Heffner and Bob Janssen have also been placed on the sick list and are listed as doubtful starters. Center Felton Brown is also injured, and Bob Ford will start in the middle of the line. Dale '' Rounding out Saturday's CCI action is Elmhurst (0-3) at August- ana (0-3) and North Central (1-2) at Carroll (2-1). North Central's Dave Evans heads the league's passers with 16 completions in 34 shots for 323 lead for keeps. ' beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 5-4 today in the opener of Brooklyn's 20-game Japan exhibition baseball tour. A pair of eighth inning solo home runs by Kazuhiko Sakazaki and Tetsuji Kawakami off Don Bessent put the Giants into the yards and two touchdowns. The top rusher is Wheaton's Fred Brock with a 9-6 average in Dickerson and Ray Mormino will be at guards, John Pruett and John Chandler at tackles, 25 carries. The Crusaders' Dick! Campis the No. 1 scorer with six touchdowns for 36 points. and Tom Lakin and Rich Law- The !L e - nds 'h w- M •„ i Immigration Agent The starting backfield will see | D ° Dick Giddings and Bob Parsons' T nc ,,,, Tj: c at halfbacks. Bob Durham at & nlb quarterback and H. A. Walmsley at fullback. Jim Rhodes at quarterback, Jim Yates and John Bosco at halfbacks, and Gib Walmsley at fullback make up the starting He lost "them, backfield for the Oilers. On the line will be Howard Miller and Tom Strumski at > ends, Larry Bruns and Loujj! Popelar at tackles, Jim Adcockjj! and Andy Ventimiglia at guards, j| and Larry Moore at center. DALLAS, Tex. £>—Agent Joe D.' fanned six. Takrimi Olomo, a submarine ball pitcher who beat the New York Giants two years ago, struck out Roy Campanella, Don Demeter and Gino Cimoli in order in the top of the ninth for the victory. O t tomo whiffed 10 Dodgers in all alter coming in the fourth. His predecessor, Sho Horiuchi, who was tagged for home runs by Jackie Robinson and Gil Hodges, Harpole has asked police and G-j An estimated 15,000 fans—less men to help him find his U.S. Im-: than half the capacity of Kora- migration and Naturalization Sen'-1 kuen Stadium—watched the Giants ice badge and identification card.' and Dodgers play in gray, overcast weather. Tom Sturdivant, Harshman Best Hitting Pitchers By BEV OLAX Roamin 9 the Piasa Count Harold Weekend Regatta The last major boating event of the season on Alton Lake is NEW YORK JP-Tom Sturdivant slated f ? r Saturdfl y and Sunday of the New York Yankees and Jack Harshman of the C h i c a g o White Sox, both converted infielders, were the leading hitters among major league pitchers in 1956. Sturdivant had the highest batting average, .313 while Hnrsh- by the Sea Scouts at their base, Machens, Mo.', one mile downstream from Portage des Sioux. All classes of sailboats are expected to compete in toe Second Annual Fall Invitational Regatta, reported Martin' Schumacher, man walloped the most home! racc ^airman. runs, six, and drove in the most i The first racc he S' ns at - P- m runs, 19. Actually, Sturdivant, who played at second base and third base in the Yankee farm system until 1952, was the only big league hurler to hit .300. He had 20 hits in 64 Saturday, the second at 11 a.m. Sunday, and the third at 2:30 p.m. First place trophies will be awarded to winners in each of the eight classes. The race course area is one of at bats while collecting five runs ! " le widest stretches of waters on hatted in and scoring five times. I Alton Lake and be 6' ns at the Tom had one-for-three in pitching I nead of Eagles Nest Island. Vis- the Yanks to a 6-2 victory over ' tors are welcome to the harbor the Dodgers in the World Series. Harshman had only 12 safeties and a .169 batting mark. But his home ran total fell just three shy of the major league record lor pitchers. Wes Ferrell of Cleveland hit nine in 1931. Figures compiled by the Associated Press also revealed today which is reached off Rt. 94 about 12 miles from West Alton, Mo. Water Conservation The continued drought, low water-table levels, and falling river stages emphasizes the need for water conservation, according to authorities. Instead of encouraging the drainage of wa- that .Jim Wilson, who played for i tershed areas, the valuable water th<- Orioles and White Sox, was'should be held on the land where nmnerup to Sturdivaiil among IMP ' it fell through the creation of hurlers who batted a minimum of dams, lakes and reservoirs. :>0 times. Wilson collected 23 hits: Such control would not only in 77 at bats for a .299 mark.! help restore water-table levels Tom Brewer of the- Boston Red ; but act as fi flood control as wt'll, rfre encouraged to nominate gun clubs for citation of achievements by the firm of Harrington & Richardson, Inc. Latest club to be awarded the nationally acclaimed award is the Phoenix (Ariz.) Rod and Gun Club. The club's achievements during its 40-year-career has been to sponsor competitive shooting contests as well as educational and rifle sighting Campaigns for Arizona hunters. Last (all the members sighted some 900 rifles and the gun owners were given instructions in gun handling and safety. Teenagers Prefer Ilifles A recent survey by the Institute of Student Opinion representing a cross section of 13 million teenagers in their last two years of high school revealed that sporting arms and hunting equipment was high on <heir list of desires for various articles from typewriters to watches. More than 50 per cent of the boys already owned rifles and 38.8 per cent of junior high students hoped to get a rifle soon. Gun training and gun clubs Piti won 2 from Brown Motor Line. Hub Tobacco won 3 from J. F. Rowden & Sons. Rays won 1 from Finley Motors. 200 games — Pentz 212, Boch 212. E. Bott 225-204 (608), Kowalski 214. Gierneart 205, J. Grover 215, Grover 210, Wohnlich 212. Boyd 211. Baxter 210, Snale 212, Owen 200. Chappell 203, Scyoc 264 (6061. Stewart 207, Fields 240, Zeller 200-222. Industrial Box Board No. 2 won 3 from Sinclair. Onized No. 2 won 2 from ISCO. Westerner won 2 from Godfrey Box. Box Board No. 1 won 2 from Shell No. 1. Onized No. 1 won 2 from Shell No. 2. 200 games—Lambie 228-207, J. Perica 209, Fiessel 207. Cown 222, Brazier 233, H. Parish 201. Buehlman 210. Bean 211, Stewart 207. Van Meter 212, Jun 203201, Hertel 203, Stallings 202. UPPER ALTON LANES Thursday Classic Wood River Bowl won 2 from Jack's. Office Machines won 2 from Gibson Furniture. Ozlee won 2 from Air-Flow. 200 games—Pichee 231, Coleman 267 (634), Martin 200, Wells 210. B. Showers 203-211 (605), Borman 200, Sheets 207. Walton 220. Springer 207, Bauer 228-218 (638), Wilson 209, Dycus 203-215 (606). Doubles Office Machines won 2 from Tower Service. Wood River Bowl won 2 from Blackhawks. 200 games—Combs 205, Wells 232-207, Cronin 224-214 (634), Coleman 203-220-217 (640). Springer 215-219 (607), Dycus 279. BOWL INN Shell Ladies Serots won 2 from Research. Shell Mixers won 2 from Oiler- ettes. Shellettes won 2 from Shell Mrs. Activators won 2 from Firecrackers. 200 bowler—I. Booten 208 (574). Standard Foreman Hybrids won 3 from Ultraform- ers. Works Office won 3 from Permalubes. Labor won 2 from Dradnats. Alkylators won 3 from Mechanical. 200 bowler—Bleem 208. Lutheran Ladies , Hamel won 2 from Prairietown. All Stars won 2 from Messiah. Bethalto won 3 from Edwardsville. High game—M. Koshinski 186. Lutheran Men Messiah won 2 from Bob's Garage. St. Peter's won 3 from Prairietown. Dorsey won 2 from Failh'. W. R. Walther League won 2 from Alton Trinity. Hamel won 2 from Edwardsville. 200 bowlers — R. Hosto 202, Rev. Arft 219, E. Stolte 213, V. Mueller 220. Utah's Hill Leads Colleges In Statistics Madison To Entertain Tiger Eleven Tonight the element of surprise is highly i queue and Carlinville. i important. Tlie single wine may | be his answer. He also has a pass- catching fullback, junior Chuck Lima of Cincinnati, to keep an eye : on. Jimmy Morse, captain and right halfback, has recovered from an injury and will play, Brennan says. But the regular left half, Aubrey Lewis, still is doubtful with a sprained ankle. The pigskin will get plenty of j handling tonight when Edwards-j villc and Madison, two teams that j like to mix up passing and run-1 ning plays, meet on the Trojan field at 8 o'clock. ; Each has a 4-1 record for the ! season. Coach Bennie Isselhardt's Tigers have defeated Granite City, Wood River, Staunton and Belleville while losing to Collinsville by two points, 21-19. Coach Francis Dant's charges lost a 13-12 contest to Ro.xana .vhile winnng over Sparta, Granite City, Dupo and Civic Memorial. The Trojans defeated Granite City 12-7 the week after the Tigers took an 18-0 decision from the Warriors. The slick quarterbacking of Jimmy Chandler will spearhead the Edwardsville attack. Fullback Buzz Shaw will be ready to pick up yardage through the line or get on the receiving end of Chandler's passes. Bud Noll and Flem Bradshaw, two speedsters, will be at the halfback stops. Right guard Ron Pfeiffer, who missed last week's game, will dress tonight but is not expected to play. In his place will be Ron Lentz. Darl Hess will be at the other guard, with Bob Eilers at center. Levis Coultas and John Kays will be at tackles, and Rich Pulliam and Rich Hellinger at ends. Larry Ferguson, a halfback who can run and pass, leads the Madison offense. The Tro- Cadets Meet Codasco In League Game Western Military Academy, after a week off because of vacation, goes after its first ABC League victory against Country Day School in St. Louis Saturday afternoon. The Cadets have won only once in four outings tliie season, and stand 0-1 in the conference. Country Day shares the lead with Principia, each with one victory. Prin plays John Burroughs. 0-1, in the other conference game Saturday afternoon. Shoemaker Horses TV in Two Million CAMDEN, N. J. S>—Willie Shoemaker is the first jockey in racing history to pilot horses to two million dollars in purse money in one year. "Silent Shoe" set the mark Thursday at Garden State Park by riding Ada L. Rice's Beautil- licn to victory in the sixth race, worth $3,2-15 to the winner. The Bears Will Honor Oldsters On Sunday and at least four times In each of their three wins. Senators To Decide Today »' On Transfer By JKRRY LISKA CHICAGO /P—Halas U will be Coach Duffy Daugherty mean-1 • iumpi ' 1K Sunday as Gporge Ha1as while, has warned his Spartans to I glvcs a spntim « 1tal ""? at tllc expect Notre Dame to be sky high! aiicago Bpars ' old s< ' hoo! lips ' for the reeionallv tplrvkprl attnr ' TJlR high-powered Bears have a loruw regional* tel« wed attiao ^.^ ^^ ^^ ..^ rapjln| u ,, s to „„ d( . adcd by WASHINGTON (.TV-Calvin Griffith's effort to move the Washington Senators from the nation's dale with the Baltimore. directors' vote today. turn. i ot'mS L C ™,"n B G™ ri™i Ota'*'" tan-M "» Bn-ins their; '"„ m-™™ tort „, dirw™-, i^^ r ^Si^^^^^.irj^^r^^ Will this rmn sairi naiiahortv ' al M al "moie SCfH. ,.". ' But in addition, it will bo a sort df ' nl sa - vs ht> has received from win this one." said Daugherty. Three Big Ten games are on lap Saturday but they won't have much bearing on the lead. , of a "Founder's Day" 'at Wngley; Los Angeles. San Francisco. Mill- Field with owner llalas hnnorin? i neap<:llis and Illinois (01) will invade Minne ' his original Bear team, the Deca-' Tho S(> " a "«-s- finishins deep in I Mnii -H , ,1, itur Stalevs of WO md m->i the Sf ' l '» nfi '''Vision, drew small- sofa (1-0-1) without the services I lur alale > s OI J3 - u ana '•'•' of veteran halfback Harry Jefferson and captain-center Jim Minor. Northwestern'.? Wildcats, who opened their conference campaign with a surprising scoreless tie Some 38,000 fans will jam the «' r mwds t!mn an >' olher bl « Chicago Cubs' north side ball''«Wie team in the last two years, park for the festivities which in- a " d Gnfflth - vranls for K™™r elude a collegiate touch, 200-piece P a - stllres - "e leans toward Loi | Angeles, and he ami other heirs of University of Illinois band. against the Gophers last week,! That ' s c ' uile fitlin S. take on mighty Michigan (0-1) at': llalas vvas frpsh out of the Uni - : , t ., rk Ann Arbor i versity of Illinois when he or-. ' • because; " 10 lalc clarlf Gr ' ff i'h hold a con' trolling interest in the club's Ann Arbor. Purdue (0-1) sin (0-1). is at Wiscon ! 8«» ized lh<? Sta!e - vs footl)a11 , at Decatur, 111., in 1920 as recrea- ; thc board wi!1 swin S alon « Wltl » In addition to Michigan State, other unbeaten leaders face out- tion director for a corn and soy- riffith - bul H ' Gahri(>l Ohio State and bean products concern <A. K. ;'^^^t single stockholder with 40 Stalcy Manufacturing Company), i *f r centl v 'S° roU!5 l. v ojinosrs any Halas moved the Staley fran-^"" 1 ' Mur P ! '-V l^s threatened tlie season after three defeats at changed the team name to the! Nebraska. The favorites line up this way: Indiana and Purdue by a touchdown. Minnesota by 7 points, Ohio State by 14, Michigan State by 15 and Michigan by 21. Bears, which the enterprising! Ij0a ^ ue clnbnwiwrs must approve young playrr-coach felt suited a ! ml - v m " ve ' A " d that ma - v w " be club using the Cubs' baseball part. I a ,:: tum ^ ins b!ock ' The 1920 Slaleys had 'a 10-1-2 Grif/ith musl aisn *"^ w.-.v.,^. ...... u > icf n rrnrv record. In 1921. they won the fin=t, « Bclor > guess how many for Iowa over Hawaii. Fight Results Los Angeles—Fugi Rodriquez, a sat- Angr- city is chosen, and come to an agreement with the j.j | Pacific Coast League and with It will be a tossup Sunday;'"' 1 ' 1 K ' VVr! g' ev to purchase his whether Halas will be more in-! National Football League with 10- Angeles Cotist Uague fran- terested in seeing his old Stalevs | than they will be in learning whether Old George has really : rhise. Los Angeles, s t o p p e d * quit coaching the Bears. Dwight Hawkins, 124Vi, Los An- The ancient Staley gang will in Griffith has only 12 days to get everyone's agreement before the Oct. 31 deadline for transferi ef- i foctive for the 1957 season. geles, 6. Philadelphia—Jimmy Robinson, elude such illustrious early pro footballers as Charley Dressen. i 161, Philadelphia, stopped Frank (now manager of the Washington j (Kid) Anslem, 154, Philadelphia, 6. j Senators; Jimmy Conzelman,' Fresno, Calif.—Larry Bataan, I Dutch Stemaman, Guy Chamber- winning ride put Shoemaker's 1956.123, Manila, stopped Eli Scott, i lain, George Trafton, Bert Ing- jans have been using the spread purse winnings at $2,001,165. 1122, San Francisco, 7. formation more and more in recent games with Ferguson back. With the defense spread out to meet the attack, Ferguson can either hustle or heave. The teams met at Edwardsville last year, with Madison taking home a 15-13 decision T) • J DITUS. ' Idle Tonight in Sox was third at .298. He had 28 »nd prevent soil erosion which in ' in K oul f°'' 'he first time this nils in 94 trips. Then came Ray turn silts the inland waterways. ' stason on a hunting trip, he'll would bo ol utmost value to the ! ma J° r Colle 8 e rivals in scori "S youngsters who will comprise ^ ^ .^.".V 8 '„!""« the future hunters and sportsmen of our nation. . 1'rco Shooting Tips M'hcihcr or not 'the boy is go in By HUGH FULLERTON JR. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The sudden, unexplainable ups and downs of college football already have been vividly displayed this fall. The season has reached the stage where coaches of top- rank teams are muttering, "Don't let it happen to me." "It," in this case, can mean either a horrible slump by a good team or an inspired performance by a steady loser. And it could happen this weekend to almost any of the leaders, from Michigan State to Miami. Oklahoma is excepted. It's a bit beyond credibility to imagine the top-ranked Sooners, needing only one victory to set a new major college winning record of 34 straight, blowing the decision to a free-scoring Kansas team which has won only one of four games. But Michigan Stale Coach Duffy Daugherty is battling over confidence as his second-rated Spartans prepare to face Notre Dame. "They'll be ready. When we tangle with Notre Dame, records mean nothing," Daugherty says. Injury-riddled Notre Dame will be. the underdog in a geftne for the ...... first time since 1952 and that may pass interceptions with ;;et back with the middleweight' be j'ust enough to fire up a team Giambra Meets Turner Tonight NEW YORK tfv-Crowd-pleasing Gil Turner, who has made almost as many television appearances as Rin Tin Tin, fights in front of the cameras again tonight as a 3-1 underdog against streaking Joey Giambra. This could be the last video shot in a long time for the 26-year-old Turner unless he finds his way back on the winning path. The muscular Philadelphian dropped his last three fights and his fistic rating has plummeted. Gil has had some 30 TV shots and usually pleased the fans with NEW YORK (av-Jack Hill of, his windmill attack. Lately the Utah State is pretty much a Jack of all trades when it comes to football. The weekly release of the NCAA statistical bureau shows the 185- pound senior halfback leading his 153-poumier has shown a tendency to tire about tlie eighth round. The onetime welterweight and middleweight contender may be nearing the end of the trail although his 50-13-1 record is a good one. Giambra, a handsome, dark- I haired, 25-year-old boxer-puncher, with 465 yards on 73 carries and| has won four straight in a drive to first five. College Leaders Wary Of Vpsets hi Weekend Games wersen, Tar/an Taylor and Petej Alton and Marqwfte enjoy K Stinchcomb. j ^'ekcnd off before resuming their ; eliie and earn a shot at the title. lie also is second in kickoff re-i Once the No. 3 contender, the turns with 7 for 254 yards, third j tall Buffalo left hooker has moved Moore of Baltimore with a ,271 '. The Watershed Protection and average and Tommy Byrne of the! Flood Prevention Act of Aug. 4, Yankees with .269. Three of j 1954. was designed to accomplish Byrne's 14 hits were homers, j all the foregoing purposes but Murry Dickson, who saw serv-i lately the Agriculture Depart- ice with Philadelphia and St. j ment has been encouraging wa enjoy reading (dad, tool a 24- page comic-type book, "The Gun That Won The West." The book traces the development of firearms and shows how a modern rifle is made. in total offense with 570 yards on 83-rumilng-passing plays, just outside the top 15 in pass receiving with 9, and in the top 20 in punting with 11 boots for 39.6-yard average. Leaders in other individual categories include: Paul Camera, Stanford, pass catching with 18; Owen Mulholland, Houston, punt, . in;. 1 , with R lor a 4j.fi yard average; ih(! sponsors to roniaot their; Youngsters will also find infor-' Ron Linri. Drake, in punt returns Bob Lemon of Cleveland ifprcs.'iitM'ixps in Congress to mation on how lo become a with 153 yards; Sam Wool wine of with .364 Missis- with 3 Johnny AfltoneUi ol the Giants had' <jun Club AuarU j Olin Mathieson Chemical 'Coip.'. j Vii 'against Vanderbilt last Satui* Outdoot writers in the nation J New Haven 4. Conn. I day > i •> Louis, was lhe top batter among i tershed drainage instead of stor-! Included are tips on rifle care, National League moundsmpn. He age. sponsors say. ; shooting positions, sighting, tar- had 22-{or-S6 and batting mark uf Consorvalionisis are ur«ed by | get shooting, hunting and safety. •'%*>• th<; sponsors to roniaot their; Youngsters will also find infor- Bob IwCmon of Cleveland ifprcsi'ntM'ixps in Congress to mation on how lo become H with 153 yards; Sam Wool' slammed five home runs. Byrne, continue the Watershed Pro^mi! member of the Winchester .Rifle ! VM1, kick off runbacks sv Dick Donovan ol the White Sox, UK it was origii-ill> intended, to Patrol. Write Sunil.v HmiUrpau, ! jar.ls and Pai«p Colhrea, \Varr«n Spahn of Milwaukee and conserve water. i Winchester - West PIT, Division, j sippi, fipld gual kicking into the No. 10 spot on the strength ol liis victorious over Al Andrews, Johnny Sullivan (twice), and Rocky Castellani this year. His record is 45-4-1, including 24 kayos. NBC will broadcast and telecast at 9 p.m., EST. Hockey Results II.> Tilt ASSOCIATED I'lU.s* Thursday Hi'MilU Chicago 1 Montreal 1 Toronto 3, Detroit 3 Friday Schedule No games scheduled that has lost two of its first three games. Miami, ranked llth in the latest Associated Press poll, opens lhe action tonight against Georgia, which won its first game last week. An upset appears possible but unlikely. Other Friday night games Include George Washington vs. VMl — a pair of Southern Conference title contenders — and Denver vs. Colorado College. The top 10 teams, except Baylor, all are listed for major Saturday tussles and there are chances that a couple will come out as losers. Georgia Tech (No. 3) takes on rugged Auburn. Texas Christian (4) meets tied but unbeaten Texas A&M in a game that could be a deciding factor in the Southwest! Conference race. Ohio State (5) meets Penn State. On down the line it's Mississippi vs. Tulane, winner over Navy last week; Tennessee vs. battered Alabama; Michigan vs. Northwest- j ern, the team that blanked Minnesota's hopes last week; and Southern California vs. conference lea'der Washington. That's far from being a lull list of Saturday's major games. The east is billing Syracuse-Army and Princeton - Colgate as important tests of power. Also listed are Yale-Cornell, Columbia - Harvard and Rutgers-Boston College and Boston U.-Villanova. Colorado risks its • Big Seven lead and Orange Bowl hopes against determined Iowa State. Other Midwest attractions include Wisconsin-Purdue, Iowa - Hawaii, Nebraska-Indiana, Kansas State- Missouri, Dayton-North Carolina State, and Marquette-College ol the Pacilic. The winner of the Oklahoma A&M-Houston game may go all the way in the Missouri Valley Conference and the same thing holds in the Wyoming-Utah scrap for the Skyline Conference lead. On the Pacific coast, UCLA, co- leader with Washington, faces California and favored Stanford meets Oregon. Paddy Driscoll officially is the head Bear coach this year. "Certainly Paddy is the coach." Halas chides anybody who suggests George might still be calling the field shots. "This has been his team from the start and our success to date must be credited to him." Nashua Ready For Easy Life LEXINGTON, Ky. WV-Famed Nashua rested today, awaiting a trip to the farm and his new career—trying to produce swift horses to follow in his footsteps. Tlie 4-year-old winner of 51,288,565—tops in racing history'—will be taken to Spendthrift Farm Saturday to eyiter stud. Tlie handsome bay son of Nas- rullah - Segula made his public farewell Thursday to the cheers of about 10.000 fans at Keeneland. They roared the loudest as Nashua blazed down the stretch with jockey Eddie Arcaro clucking in his ear. Arcaro had galloped Nashua around the track in between-races ceremonies, then gave him a call for speed and Nashua streaked the final quarter in 23 seconds. conference schedules-next week. The Redbirds. after their rough game with Collinsville, spent the week preparing for 'heir second conference game at Granite City next Friday nicht. The Explorers, mauled by Valle. 31-12. went hack over their fundamentals in preparation for a home game against Chaminade Friday night. Collinsville is also idle this weekend. In the only Southwestern Conference game of the weekend, Granite City defeated Belleville, 6-0, at Granite Thursday night. Staab BATTERIES 18 Month Guarantee. $Q9S As .Low As 51 BILL ROLLER 5th and Kldgn Optn 4 A.M. Doily During Waterfowl Hunting Season, Oct. IS to Dec. 21 • loots for hirt • Decoys for rent • 3 launching ramps • Shotgun shells • Charcoal t Hot Coffee SHELL ,HARBOR H Mile» West of Graf ton on Kout« 100 N«ql Ltmktmeler, Prop Thomeczek Oil Go. Effective September lit, 1956 are the only distributors oi Phillips 66 Fuel Oils—in the Greater Alton Area. Order Your Fuel Oil Now— Phone* 5-5412 or 2-7941 AIRLINE CIGARETTES CARTON Y Milt North of Alton en Godfrey (toad

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free