Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 25, 1956 · Page 33
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25,1958 Explorers Revamping Backfield Assignments For Homecoming Game Loop Tilt With Chantiiiade Set For 8 Friday Night ti C7 Nursing several minor ail-1 ments, mostly bruised and ach-. inp feet, Marquette tapered off j its practice today In prepara- ; •lion for his home game w-ilh Chaminade Friday night. j The Catholic League contest i is slated for Public School Slad-; Sum here at 8 o'clock. j * Several changes in the lineup j were promised by Coach R o n | Hqltman. The Explorers are 2-3; for the season, and 1-1 in con-! ference play, holding down fourth behind at 1-2. With this the only conference game scheduled this week, a victory would vauli ers into a tie foi with Woodson Conference In Ball Carrying CHICAGO /P—Illinois' swift back, Abe Woodson, has broken into n wide lead in Big Ten ball statistics and should be marked man when unbeaten campus Saturday. the E.xplor-j \voodson piled up 181 yards second place j a{ , a j ns t Minnesota last work to Belleville Cathedral, which j givo hirn „ | 0 | a i o { 266 in Iwo con- has won two of three league j f eronco games, according to Big g!;mes. St. Vincent of Perryville j Tpn O jfj c j n | statistics released to- leads with a 3-1) mark. : ,) nv _ ]jjs average is 6.7 in '10 trips. In an effort to get more speed, N'oi'dson also is (ops in total of- into his backficld, Holimnn has llrnsc , j, u t on ] v u yards behind is Ted, Stan Lead Batters Over Careers B.v SHELDON SAKOWITZ NEW YORK /P — Boston's Ted Williams and Stan Musial of the SI. Louis Cardinals continue to boast (he highest lifetime battinj,, averages in (lie major league? with 39 other players hitting .300 or bolter. Figures compiled by The Asso dated Press show that Williams lifetime mark remained at .348, while Musial's average droppcc Michigan State invades the lllini two points to .340. Williams hit ..'MS for tlm year and iMusinl .310. Williams, who began his career with Boston in 1939 and then did Iwo hitches in service, never has baited under .300. The 38-year-old outfielder lias captured four league bulling championships, his done a complete revamping job. Bud Dwiggins, who has not seen, p as . S j f) p. any game action at the spot. will hold down the quarterback spot. Dwiggins, a 5.9. 150-pound junior, has been working at the new position in practice sessions for two weeks. Jim Joehl, a regular halfback will be moved to fullback for the Chaminade game. Into the halfback spots will go juniors Jim Liller and Larry Greenwell. The Jine will also see several changes, but steady ends Danny Ochs and Bob Hanneken will be back at their regular positions. Vic Goeken has recovered from his leg injury, and will start at center. Larry Moehn will be joined by Jim Fallen at the guards, with Bill Maher, a senior getting a starting assignment along with Jim Voss at tackle. The homecoming game will be touched off by a bonfire and pep rally at the riverside tonight at 7:30 . Moore, Floyd Sign Title Pact Today CHICAGO <to — Archie Moore, light-heavy champion, and Floyd Patterson were to have a formal contract signing today for their 15-iround heavyweight title bout in Chicago Stadium Nov. 30. The battle for Rocky Marciajio's vacated crown will be home televised with the Chicago area blacked ouf! James D. Norris, president of the International Boxing Cub, will attend the signing along with managers Charley Johnston of Moore and Gils D'Amato of Patterson. Purdue's Lcn Dawson with 255 on Purdue's Alnl Dillnrd is second to Woodson in rushing with 166 in 37 carries for a 4.5 average. Dawson leads the passers with 22 completions in 39 shots for 255 yards and two touchdowns. He has had five interceptions. Michigan State has the confer ence's top offense, although out- rushed in two games by Illinois, 315 yards to 323. The Spartans get their edge with a 31-point scoring average while the lllini have 9.5 in losses to Ohio State and Minnesota. MSU has averaged 6 yards per play and Illinois 4.8. The undefeated Iowa Hawkcyes, who meet Purdue Saturday, are No. 1 on defense by a slim margin over Michigan State. Iowa has yielded 186 yards per game in victories over Indiana and Wisconsin while the Spartans' average yield is 18S. Rushing G. Rusli Net Avg. Woodson, III '2 40 266 6.7 Dillard, Purdue .. 2 37 166 4.5 Bombardier, Minn. 3 29 Ma 5.0 Passing AT. Comp. Yds. TU int Dawson, Pur 39 22 255 2 5 Minowski, MSU 5 3 73 2 0 Ploen, Iowa 16 7 118 1 1 Total offense Rush Pass T. PP Woodson 266 0 266 6.7 Dawson -4 255 251 4.9 Cox, Minn. 115 77 192 5.3 Pass receiving No. Yds. TD McKeiver, NU 6 116 0 Lundy, Pur 5 68 1 Mikes, Pur 5 47 0 Punting No. Avg. McKeiver U 42,6 Woodson 10 40.4 Levenhagen, Wis 11 39.5 top mark being .'106 in 1!M1. Musinl. 35, completing his 14th ^L ^%* **< < KlVCf Roamm' the Piasa Country Harold Public Goose Shouting Areas | Although goose hunting season is Nov. 5 to Dec. 15, Inclusive, in the southern zone the opening of tlie,public shooting areas at Horseshoe Lake and Union County will depend upon the presence of a satisfactory number of geese on the refuges and will be announced sevpral days in advance. Three daily drawings for pits will be held this year instead of the usual single drawing, in an gfftat to accornodate more first- lime hunters in the department pits, reported Glen D. Palmer, di- ^eetor of Conservation. ; The first, for hunters who haven't previously used the areas, will be at 6 p.m. (CST) the evening be- tore the hunt. Hunting Regulations ' If all available pits fire not plaimed by first-time hunters in the evening, the remainder will be put up for drawing again at 5:30 B.m. on the day of the hunting. First-time hunters will get their phoice again during the second drawing. In event all first-time hunters are accomodated and there still 'are pits available, there will be a repeat the release of San Juan rabbits in Illinois has been illegal since July 1955. The European rabbi) was introduced into Australia many years ago and since has become one ol that country's most acute'rural pesl problems. The rabbits have -destroyed pastures and crops amounting to an enormous sum of money Rabbit-proof fences stretching thousands of miles across Australia have failed to stop the animal's advances. Myxomatosis virus was intro duced in 1950 to control the rab bits with some success. It is hopec that few San Juan rabbits in Illi nois will fail to grow into a Frank enstein and the areas where the> were released are under surVeil ance. State I'arkg Are Opeii Contrary to repeated rumors, all | state parks are open the year around, reported Conservation Director Palmer. October and early November are the most popular times to see autumn foliage at ils brilliant best. New Salem Park, the restored Lincoln Village, led all other parks i in attendance in 1955 and is' funning among the top three or season with St. Louis, also never has finished below ..'!00. HP has played both the outfield and first base, has won six batting titles, including three straight from 195052. His highest average was .376 in 19-18. Twelve active National League players, among those who have participated in at least 300 games, own .300 or better averages. Hank Aaron of, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh's Bill Virdon moved into this elite category as a result of their 1956 performances. Aaron, the league's batting champion, hit .328 to boost his lifetime average from .299 to .310. Virdon, in only his sophomore year, reached 301 games and an even .300 average. Wally Moon of the Cards was the lone player to drop out of the .300 class. Moon batted .298 this pant season and saw his lifetime mark fall from .300 to .299. Dale Mitchell, veteran Cleveland and Brooklyn outfielder, compiled a .312 average before he retired earlier this week. Nine American League batters arc over .300 lifetime, with only one change resulting from the 1956 igures. Cleveland's Bobby Avila ell from the select ranks, while lickey Mantle of the New York Yankees moved into the .300 ;roup. Avila hit .224 this past season and his lifetime mark skidded rom .300 to .289. Mantle, the eague's batting kingpin at .353, ifted his career average from 298 to .308. Batting leaders (300 games or more) American League G AB H Pet. Villiams, Bos. 1815 6293 2189 .348 Skowron, N. Y. 329 967 ' 308 .319 Kuenn, Del. ... 620 2627 822 .313 National League Musial, St. L. 2144 8184 2781 .340 Ashburn, Phil. 1333 5317 1666 .313 Ro'son, Brook. 1382 4877 151S .311. Home run leaders American League Williams, Boston 418 Serra, New York 238 Doby, Chicago 226 National League Musial, St. Louis 352 Snider, Brooklyn 276 Hodges, Brooklyn 271 SHOOTING STARTS FRIDAY—Although duck hunting is usually associated with remote areas, Missouri hunters have built about 80 blinds almost directly across the river from Alton. Six of the blinds visible in the picture are circled. Shooting will begin Friday, when the Missouri season opens.—Staff Photo. Cross Country Birds, Tigers Favored To Earn State Trips Alton and Edwardsville will fight it out again, with 13 other teams this rime, in the 1HSA district cross country meet at Grand Marias Park in East St. Louis Saturday morning. The first and second teams, plus the first five individual fin- shers, will qualify for the state inals at Urbana the following Saturday. The Redbirds of Coach Neal Schmelzel and the Tigers of Coach Joe Lucco have met three imes in various meets this sea- ion, with Alton coming out on op three times. The Birds were econd to Edwardsville once, the inly meet they failed to win all ,eason. Last week Alton scored i narrow victory over Edwards- ille to capture the Southwestern Conference meet over the same East Side course. Charlie Glaeser, Ron Dunbar and Don Trowbridge have been the front runners for the Redbirds, with Eddie Pierce, Al Connors and Norm Lohr alternately adding points. Darrell Harris and Mike Brazier have led the well-balanced Tiger team, which, while failing to produce an individual winner so far, usually has its first five well bunched in the first 12 finishers. In addition to the two favorites, other teams scheduled to the meet are East Belleville, Western compete in St. Louis, Military Academy, Bunker Hill, Collinsville, Dupo, Cahokia, Granite City, Highland, Madison, Roxana, Troy and Wood River, Other district meets will be held at Geneso, Maine, Herrin, LeGrange, Lincoln, Rockford, Streator and Urbana. Fight Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Portland, Ore.—Eddie Machen, 194V2, Redding, Calif., knocked out Johnny Holman, 199?4, Chicago, 7. Pro Basketball Exhibition Rochester 83, New York 79 Fort Wayne 86, St. Louis 82 Marion Quits Pilot's Post At Chicago CHICAGO tf — Marty Marion today resigned as field manager of the Chicago White Sox. Marion, whose contract extended through 1957, said he resigned 'after considerable thought" because he felt the White Sox should have made a better 1956 showing. The Pale Hose finished third. 12 games behind the pennant-winning New York Yankees in the American League race and three games behind the second • place Cleveland Indians. "I feel I should step aside so the White Sox will be free to ap~ point said. a new manager," Marion Machen Stops Johnny Holman PORTLAND, Ore. JP — Quick- punching Eddie Machen appears headed for a bout with Timmy (Hurricane) Jackson after his sensational knockout of -Johnny Holman in a nationally televised heavyweight fight Wednesday night. Machen, 194^2, of Redding, Calif., jabbed the slow but dangerous Holman into befuddlement for six rounds, then cut loose with a vicious barrage of punches that ended the match, in 38 seconds of the seventh. Holman, 199?i, of Chicago, crumpled into his own corner from a right hand and was counted out by Referee Eddie Volk as he tried to get up. It was the 18th consecutive victory and 14th knockout for the undefeated 24- year-old Machen, who is managed by Sid Flaherty of San Francisco. Machen had been ranked No. 7 among the heavyweights and Holman No. 8. Flaherty said no definite plans for a Jackson-Machen match had AUTO SSOCIATE TORE SALE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Open Every Monday, Friday, Until 9 P.M. 4TH AND STATE STREET — DIAL 2-5831 ANTI-FREEZE SPECIALS ETHYLENE GLYCO. $»| 98 Keg. $2.98 gallon JL Permanent type. Western QQr Standard, gal. 05J fc Thermostats, QOft $1.49 value... 5JO 1 * t PLASTIC SEAT COVER CLEARANCE SALE Regular $23.95 Value. Fits Chevrolets, $ \ ** Fords, Buicks, Oldsmobiles, Plymouth*, etc. . . 4LO Sale price subject to stock on hand. ... *14 CLEAR PLASTIC SEAT COVERS FOR '55; '56 AUTOMOBILES. Regular $24.95 value, only 95 All Scat Cover Prices I'liift Installation. third drawing in which hunters may take part. j N ea rby Pere Marquette Park-i No permits are issued in ad- i is open al-o, but campers, and •' vance. Hunters must be at the j picnic parties in the park arc permit stations and take their -' ' - ' " " stations chances in the public drawing, The? limit per hunter is one gposc; capacity of the pits is two hunters; pits will not be refilled; a daily Usage stamp costing $2 is required for each hunter; hunting hours at Hopseshoe Lake are 7 a.m. to 1 3. ! ; 'Union County, sunrise to European Rabbits rabbits in the wild are pests and have little appeal as game animals, IB 8 Conservation pelt import- The rabbits are )$<»$#» a* the Sau Juan rabbJta reteasad by .sportsman in a tew places IB Pnoja. However, four in 3950. askt'd to confine their fires tu FREE PARKING IN BANK LOT SATURDAY regular camp ( stoves there, es- j pecially during the current I drought. Above all, make sure! the fire is out before you leave, Palmer warned. .Missouri \V'u.tt:rtuvvl Seukon Duck hunting season opens in \ Missouri Friday, and continues ; through Jan. 3. Illinois sports-; men purchasing a hunting per- : mil for Missouri can gain an additional 13 days waterfowl hunting because the Illinois season ends Dec. 21. Missouri blind j builders do not have any prioityi or preference over other hunt- • ers. First coiite, first starved, is the rule in Missouri. I SAVE A LIFK! AUTO SAFETY BELTS All colors (by order) ono- day service. Reg. $7.95. Now only 5C45 SALE OF TIRES 25% DISCOUNT Trade-in Allowance for Your Old Tires. $11.95 AUTO BATTERIES.. $8.95 TOYLAND NOW OPEN! Shop early! Use our lay-away plan! Massive displays, All new toys. Selection includes tricycles, bicycles* wagons, and 10 on. Do all your Christmas shopping in one stop. We have it. Cards Dicker For Sale Of Rochester Club ST. LOUIS IP — The St. Louis Cardinals are negotiating for the sale of the Rochester Red Wings, operated by the Cardinals as a farm club in the International League since 392S. ! Vaughan (Bing) Devine, assistant to general manager Frank Lane, said Wednesday night "two specific groups have approached us but negotiations are in the preliminary stage. "It is too early to say what we will do," Devine said. He refused to identify the prospective, purchasers. A Cardinal spokesman said any sale would include physical property, including the Rochester Stadium, as well as the franchise. The spokesman said there might be something more definite from Lane upon his return next week from Cuba where he is watching winter baseball. The Rochester Times-Union, in a story earlier in the day by sports writer Al Weber, said the Redbirds were expected to terminate their farm club operation at Rochester within the next few weeks. been made. But there was talk that it might be held in the Cow Palace at San Francisco, where Machen is a prime favorite. Flaherty, who piloted Carl CBobo) Olson to the middleweight title, said the Holman fight went according to plan. "We figured to travel six. seven 0) % eight rounds," he said. "Boxing for the opening five rounds was our aim . . . Eddie's going to be a boxer. In fact, he's about ready now." Two Narrow Victories In Grid League The Toggery Tigers remained undefeated irt City Touch Football League play, defeating the Telegraph, 7-6. while the Hell- Yung Dads rallied in the second half to down the Tomahawks 13"-12, in two close games' at iVc-rthside Wednesday nighl. The Toggery scored when! Chandler intercepted a Telegraph' pass and carried it 20 yards over the goal line. Wendell threw to Holden for the big extra point, The Telegraph touchdown came on a pass from Leavell to Filippoite lha! carried 5 yards but missed the extra point. The Tomahawks look a 12-0 lead in the first half on a 50- ynrd pass play from D. Rock to Hook and a 17-yard toss from Show to Hook. Both extra point attempts failed. In the second half, tovo connected with Finn on a 30-yard pass and then ran seven yards for the tying touchdown. Tovo threw to Bell for the winning extra point. With two games left to play, the standings are as follows: Team w Toggery .| Hellrung • 3 Tomahawks 1 Telegraph 0 Conference Tilts Take Limelight Friday Night The narrowest railway gauge in the world is 23"'s inches. They are found in Wales, India, Pak-l istan and South America. i Conference games take the limelight this weekend, with a few important non-league games also on tap. Alton goes after its first Southwestern Conference victory at Granite City Friday night, while Collinsville hopes to protect its undefeated status and league- leading position at East St. Louis. Belleville plays Cathedral in an inter-city battle. In the Midwestern Conference, Dupo plays at Cahokia Friday night and Madison travels to Highland Saturday afternoon. Roxana, leading team in the area with six straight victories, goes after another at Edwardsville Friday night in a non-conference battle. Civic Memorial plays at Western Military Academy Saturday afternoon. Marquette plays host to Chaminade in the only Catholic League game of the weekend Friday night at Public School Stadium in Alton. Among the independents in the area, Wood River plays host to Harrisburg and Jerseyville entertains Mt. dlive Friday night. A full schedule is on tap for the Illinois Valley Conference, with Carrollton playing host to White Hall. Hardin playing at Winchester, Greenfield entertaining Roodhouse and Virginia' at Pleasant Hill. : Southwestern of lUnlora plays at Carlinville and Slaunton plays at Benld in the only two Soiit.lt' Monti Alton »t Grunlte City, t Chaminade at Marquette, ft Harrlsburg at Wood lUver, I Hoxana at Edwardsville, ft Ml. 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