The Daily Register«Mail, Galesburg, 111. Thursday, Oetobef IS, 1953 23 ON THE REBOUND BY "SWICK" GRID FORECASTS . . . NORTHWEST LOOP . . . Canton at Monmouth. The Zippers celebrate their homecoming with a victory . . . East Moline at East Peoria. Mark up another win for the Panthers . . . Rock Island at Kewancc. Arc you kidding? . . . Moline at Galesburg. The upset setup is perfect for the Silver Streaks. Many local fans believe that Galesburg should win and we're among that group, . . LITTLE SIX . . . Rosevllle invades ROVA. A healthy Panther faces an injured Tiger . . . Knoxville at Alexis. The Cardinals rale the nod in this one . . . Abingdon is host to Alcdo. A Four Star Special. It looks like the Commandos after a fierce struggle. —S— TRUE OR FALSE? . . . Jack Brickhousc was not hired to handle the World Scries by a well known razor blade outfit because of his connection with wrestling on Saturday night from Chicago. . . . That is what the grapevine says. —S— PEKIN SUCCESS ... The Pckin Chinks have one of the finest fool- ball teams in prep circles this year . ., but do you know the reason behind their success? . . . Their sophomore team has won 38 out of Ihclr last 39 games . . . AMEN. ROVA NOTE . . . football is not'played in the ROVA Jr. Hi, but a softball schedule is carried on in the 8th grade each year. . . . The boys have just completed the season with a perfect, 8-0, record . . . in the past five seasons they have a remarkable record of 3(3 wins and only four losses. . , . Howard McKibhcn and Jim Nelson carried the mound chores this season with Jim Lee behind the plate. . . . Four of the team members baftcc'. over 500 . . . they were Howard McKibben, Steve Cox, Wayne Gott and Jim Lee. . . . The team is coachedi by Bill McCutcheon. | DID YOU KNOW that Coley Wallace, the fighter who stars in The Joe Louis Story, took a close decision over Rocky Marciano in the; Golden Gloves tourney a few years back? —S— BROOKLYN FANS will shed very few tears over the firing of Chuck Dressen as manager of their beloved Dodgers. . . . Some baseball menj Coffee CorncrB07 m 792 claim that the Dodgers won the pennant in spite of Chuck . . . onc :Ga | cs . Motorcvcio ciub wit was heard to remark . . . that with Dressen coaching at third thel 7:m BID 720 Yanks had ten men in the field. i La,snn Furnlu( !^ 670 7l4 _ . —S~: ,. ..Gales. Soft Water Serv. SILVER STREAKS . . . Wouldn't it be something if Galesburg couldj 706 78i 658 upset Moline Friday night at Lombard Field for the old GHS grads that will be returning for the homecoming game. ... It can be done and we're not just writing that just to take up space. . . .Coach Sam Drake has warned his griddcrs not to take Galesburg too lightly. He realizes that Moline will be a heavy favorite to win on paper, but Sam is well aware of the fact that the outcome is to be decided on historic Lombard Field. . . . The Silver Streaks suffered a severe loss when Dave Johnson, capable lineman, was injured in the East Peoria game and will be forced to the sidelines for the remainder of the sea-j son. Dave played good ball for the Silver and Gold and he was! always in there scrapping. . . . Coach Van Dyke has juggled his line-j up in hopes of getting a little more offensive power MONMOUTH'S THREE MAC 'S— A big factor in the success of the Monmouth High School foot- hall team this fall has a potent aerial attack. Quarterback Jerry McBride has been tossing to two fine ends in Bob McKee and Bob McLos- key. Shown talking things over in preparation for the Homecoming game against Canton Friday night are: McKee, McBride, Coach "Slavic" Stavenhagcn and McLoskey. The Monmouth Zippers are undefeated so far this season. BOWLETTES LEAGUE 14 10 11 fl 731 804 KEN BOURQUIN, former prep grid scoring ace from Walnut, has! P . j „ inn s"m h Ind,vWu Woi" quit the U. of Illinois . . . ft seems (hat Ken was discouraged because'!. Anderson I _ HO 350 of the great array of backficld talent at Illinois. He will either go to !E - Hiiugoss 176 another college (that ain't Chloe calling . . . It's Western) or hci?- Dor -' h - y J3S may Join the army. —S— OFFICIAL QUOTE . . . Here is what Bob Austin, public relations man for all sports officials, has to say about Mickey Bates . . . "Remember in high school how he liked to float outside and then take off? . . . Well, he doesn't float any more . . . runs hard right from the snap." . . . That 1951 Galesburg, 24-6, victory qver previously unbeaten Ke wanee gets more important as the years roll by. Bill's APP liant8 32 775 804 12 Fleck's 1)2 67 i West Main Coa^Y* HlnchliU & W«5°T» w Tb c Coal Bucket ^ m NcuinoUc Hosiery ^ ^ johnnies M ar * c5l0 7 57 7 20 Tasty Grill ^ 6gl 734 5 13 10 li 7Vs 7 11 3 9 7!i 10'i 8 10 11 Defense Getting Better in NFL By EARL WRIGHT NEW YORK (UP)—The defense appears to be catching up with the offense in the National Football League. Touchdowns came in clusters in the pro league in the years after World War II, but some of the scores this season look almost like soccer results. Of the 36 games played so far, seven have been decided by tour points or less and one ended in a tie. The league still boasts plenty of good passers — throwers like Otto Graham of the Cleveland Browns, Bobby Layne of the Detroit Lions, Norm Van Brocklin of the Los Angeles Rams and Jim Finks of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But touchdowns aren 't coming easy against the current defensive tactics, and the field goal and point after touchdown have increased in importance. As an example of the importance of the defense this year, the Redskins and Baltimore Colls made a success out of the first quarter of the campaign although neither has shown much offensive power. The Redskins, with two victories and a tie, are one of the league's, three unbeaten teams going into weight title contender Gil Turner, Sunday's game with Cleveland, fighting his second bout in nine Washington's defensive backfield, days, meets Johnny Bernardo in with Don Doll and Dick Alban an all-Philadelphia 10-rounder at picking off four apiece, has inter- the Arena tonight, cepted 11 passes to choke off rival Each fighter has won five in offensive efforts, a row, Turner's latest being a Baltimore has a 2-1 record be- unanimous decision over Italo cause of a rugged defensive lino Scorticchini of Italy. Turner is a and backfield. Defensive Bert Re- heavy favorite. chichar's 35 - yard scoring dash with an intercepted pass and his two field goals, one a record 56- yarder, represented the victory margins in two victories over the Bears. The champion Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns, the only un beaten-untied teams, are rolling behind a combination of scoring power and defensive strength. The Browns, whose pass defense patterns are set up by Backficld Coach Blanton Collier, have intercepted 10 passes while holding three opponents to less than seven points per game. This week's selections: Saturday night: Eagles (0-2-1) over Steelers (2-1) at Philadelphia. Sunday: Lions (3-0) over Rams (2-1) at Detroit; Browns (3-0) over Redskins (2-0-1) at Washington; Forty-Niners (2-1) over Bears (1-2) at Chicago; Packers (0-3) over Colts (2-1) at Green Bay; and Cardinals (0-3) over Giants (0-3) at New York. Turner, Bernardo Clash at Philly PHILADELPHIA (UP) - Welter- 165—544 187—483 144—482 165—475 149—462 162—449 114—445 157—446 146—442 139—442 I INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE Knoy Laundry 823 786 807 2416 O 3 Variety Market 1030 1016 984 3030 3 0 Mac's Music 994 960 933 2867 2 1 Suburban Inn 942 956 971 2809 1 2 Coal fjuckct 951 862 887 2700 0 3 Consumers 950 1)34 978 2868 0 3 Harvey Bros. „ 1074 970 971 3025 3 0 Grant Bullls 933 952 937 2922 0 3 High Individual Series . Al Rlpgs 611; Walt Anderson 588; Jess Harvey 582; Ferris 579: Dick Stone 553; Walt Smith 538; Fred Harvey 547; Haner 539; Barney Donaldson 556; Ross Sornberger 536; Wilbur 535. HOME BUREAU Team No. 4 767 771 743 Team No. 5 717 738 731 Team No. 2 765 716 749 Team No. 6 772 723 716 Team No. 3 761 731 715 Team No. 2 735 712 820 High Individual Series Margaret Thurman 159 126 Wilma Lambert „ 131 109 Hilder Cook 128 149 Joan Krans 133 107 Mabel King 109 129 15 3 4',i JS'.-i 12 6 9 9 B',i 9'i 5 12 155—440 165—405 114—391 147—387 148—386 The 'Babe' Meets Betty Dodd in Texas Golf Open 162 134 Sub. V. Conners 152 161 A. McMasters 152 135 R. McCulloch 154 177 L. Royre 150 139 A. McKindly 153 143 A. McMiChael 142 161 ALCAZAR LADIES 7th Ward Grill 747 769 757—2273 Deforest Feed 747 832 762—2341) irnRf WORTH TPX CIJPI Schlitz Beer 751 833 794-2378^ [ Ut >. "UUiri, ^ c *- < U11 > . Team No. 3 762 793 698—2253,Defending chmpion Babe Zanarias Miner's High Lite 755 792 787-2334 of Tampa, Fla., met Betty Dodd Alcazar 786 750 838—2374 Lf c an Antnnin TPY inrlnv in tho High individual s .rioi ! 01 &a " Antonio, lex., loaay in me F.johnson 167 153 IM—504; second round of the annual Texas H. Brentiingcr — loo 187 ni—478j\Vomen's Open golf tournament at H. Joh„s on no }«J-J «!River Crest Country Club. H. Stone 120 170 160—451 1 « .. ,., •, , . __, ,, Polly Riley of Fort Worth, co I medalist with Mrs. Zaharias in 9 /qualifying play, was paired against 9 <Flesbia Lobo of San Antonio, Miles Is Orioles 9 First President BALTIMORE (UP)—Clarence W. Miles today became the first president of the Baltimore Orioles following an organizational meeting held by the American League's newest baseball team. Miles headed the syndicate which jgon purchased the St. Louis Browns jtered with Pee Wee Reese May Be New Pilot of Dodgers; Chuck Dressen Won't Sign for One-Yea* Term and moved them to Baltimore as the Orioles. Other officers chosen at the meeting held Wednesday were James Keelty Jr., a builder, vice president and Clyde Y. Mossir, an attorney, secretary- treasurer. By JOE REICHLER BROOKLYN (yR-Charlie Dressen still insisting today he will not return as Brooklyn manager for anything less than a two-year term, may be succeeded by Dodger Captain Pee Wee Reese. Reese, a favorite of Brooklyn President Walter O'Malley and long regarded as a possible future successor to Dressen, indicated strongly he would be receptive if the job were offered him. T always said before that I wouldn't consider a manager's job while I still have some good playing years left," said the 34-year- old star shortstop. "But now this thing ... I don't know . . . Things look a little different now." Asked point bl?nk whether he was considering Reese, O'Malley said: That's something we'll discuss in a week or so. Right now we're going to give Dressen a week to think it over. That's the agreement we made yesterday. He might change his mind. At least I hope so." Meanwhile, Dressen seemed to be going around in circles, just about as much as the baseball public, which was startled by the announcement Wednesday that the two-time pennant-winning manager had split with the Dodgers because of a disagreement in the length of the contract. Dressen, flushed with two straight National League championships, had demanded a three- year contract for $50,000 per sea- O'Malley rejected it and coun- an offer of a one-year pact at an increase in salary from $36,000 to $42,500. Dressen refused it and attempted to compromise for a two-year contract at O'Mal- Baitimoreiiey's figure. He promised to give O'Malley Y. M. C. A. OLD TIMERS Pla-Mor Bowl 896 934 873 Alcazar 787 878 810 Economy Shoes 885 801 967 9 0 Park Drive Dairy 851 841 825 9 9 High Individual S.riei Swan Olson 184 176 21C--570 Pop" Monson 160 155 1B5—510 Wyllc Shirnel 184 155 168—507 E. E. Gibbs 162 180 164—506 METROPOLITAN LEAGUE Bernella Braves 761 872 849 2482 3 Rib Shack 893 929 951 2773 3 Huddle 878 954 885 2717 3 0 Don's Service— 872 859 839 2570 0 3 Fashion Clean'rs 931 966 1042 2939 3 Midway 832 888 802 2520 3 Home Lockers 769 876 861 2506 2 1 Clean Towel 837 851 856 2544 1 2 High Individual Strlei Dean Hertenstein 523: Blessington 530; McBane 509; W. Hambsch 541; E. Shane 528; Craig Cebcrt 583; John Hnner 616; B. Mann 517; C. Potter 531; Dale Harvey 513. Seek Cure for Minor Loop Ills DALLAS, Tex. (UP)—Representatives of 25 baseball clubs throughout the country will meet here this weekend to discuss what can be done toward curing the ills of the minor leagues. The meeting, called by Dallas owner Dick Burnett, has no official status, but George M. Trautman, president of the minor leagues, said it "should prove worthwhile if they (the minors) can unite in their thinking." Specifically, its purpose is to formulate a sound platform of proposals to be presented to the national convention in Atlanta, Ga., in December. Anti-Freeze QUART The Babe defeated Virginia Marriott, Dallas, 9 and 8 Wednesday while Miss Riley ousted Jon Snider, Wichta, Kan., 7 and 6. Bisons Tied for First in AHL By UNITED PRESS The Buffalo Bisons moved into a first-place tie in the American Hockey League today on the strength of a third-period goal by Jim Stewart. • Stewart's tally, at 18:04 of the final session, gave the Bisons a 3-2 victory oyer the Providence Reds—and created their tie with Providence at the top of the standings. Bronco Joe Horvath tallied one goal and assisted on the other as the Syracuse Mohawks beat the Cleveland Barons, 2-1, and the Pittsburgh yornets defeated the Hershey Bears, 4-3, in overtime in the other AHL games Wednesday night. Aleclo ALEDO -~ Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Miller of Maywood spent Sunday in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Parkinson. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Stead returned Sunday from, a two-week vacation in Colorado. Miss Carolyn Giffin, sophomore at the University of Illinois, returned to Urbana Sunday after spending the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Giffin. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bentlen and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Haines were in Peoria Saturday attending the state Grotto convention. The Builders Class of the Meth odist Church will meet Friday eve ning in the church. It will be a Halloween party and all members are to attend dressed in costumes Prizes will be given to the win ners. The birthdays of Archie Peter son and Mrs. Caryle Olson of Pre emptlon and Dennis Carlson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Carlson of Sherrard were celebrated Sunday with a potluck dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Peterson on South Maple Street. Mrs. Luther Idstrom entertained the Locals Bridge Club at her borne Monday afternoon. Bridge was played at two tables. Invited guests were Mrs. Charles Ford and Mrs. Virgil Giffin. Canadieiis Face Rangers Tonight By UNITED PRESS The favored Montreal Canadiens seek to gain undisputed possession of first place in the National Hockey League tonight when they meet the crippled New York Rangers. New York, due to the injuries of wings Dean Prentice and Nick Mickowski, are under-strength, while the fully-manned Canadiens will be on the friendly confines of their home rink. A Canadien win would break an existing tie with the idle Detroit Red Wings. The best New York, now on the last leg of its road trip, could gain is a three-way tie with Detroit and Montreal. The Toronto Maple Leafs, who were eliminated from last year's Stanley Cup playoffs, will test unbeaten Boston tonight in a scrap that may further tighten the league standings. A Boston victory, coupled with a Ranger win, would result in a four-way tie for first place. his NO HARD FEELINGS—Despite their contract different, .Manager Charlie Dressen (left) of the Brooklyn Dodgers and club president, Walter O'Malley, meet on friendly terms in the club's office in Brooklyn (Oct. 14). Meeting took place prior to conference at which O'Malley and the peppery pilot split over terms of a new contract and Dressen announced: "I won't manage the team next year." (AP Wircphoto.) Baseball Surprised at Dressen By UNITED PRESS (this could happen," said Dodger Charley Dressen's failure. to;c a P tain . and shortstop Peewee agree to terms with the Brooklyn! final answer before he left for his California home next Monday. Asked to pose for a picture depicting him waving farewell to Ebbets Field, Dressen declined, saying: "I might be back next year. 1 might change my mind." Later when the same photographer bade him goodby and expressed the hope that he might see him again, Charlicsmiled and said: "You might see me in Baltimore , . if you ever ge t down there." In Baltimore, Clyde Y. Morris, secretary-treasurer of the Orioles, said his club would be "very interested" in talking with Dressen But he added: "The position we are trying to fill is that of general manager of the club. If Mr. Dressen is talking about a field manager that is a subject we will discuss only after we have a general manager." Marty Marion, who managed the club when it was in St Louis last season, still has another year to go on his three-year contract. The Orioles already have taken over the obligation to pay the final third of Rogers Hornsby 'g three- year contract. Hornsby managed Dodgers ranked today as baseball's biggest surprise since the Yankees lost a pennant. Rival managers and Brooklyn players all expressed "astonishment amazement -- surprise 7 Reese. "It comes as a heck of a surprise." Dodger Coach Billy Herman said "It happened, so fast I hardly know what to think. Dressen did a wonderful job the past year and I just can't seem to realize he no but all carefully avoided criti- longer is with us. I know the whole cism of either Dressen or Dodgeri ba11 club is i ust as surprised as President Walter O'Malley. I 1 am ; but its one of those things Expressed in a nutshell, thei? nd } can t comment on what the seemed to be: "That's| front ° fflce does Leo Durocher, manager of the Giants: "It's a tremendous surprise to me. I always had a one- year contract when I managed the Dodgers except when I had a two- year pact with Larry MacPhail." Steve O'Neill, manager of the Phillies: "Dressen did a wonderful job with the Dodgers this year but ought to back down in his demands for a long-term contract. I don't know what more they want out of a manager, but that's baseball— you don't ask questions." Phil Cavarretta, manager of the Cubs: "It's sort of a shock to For a man to win the pennant consensus baseball." "I can't comment until I've heard more about it," said Manager Casey Stengel of the five- time world champion Yankees. "I know he was very successful. He's won two pennants. I'm sorta surprised it happened." "I never imagined anything like ager, they would have to pay three pilots, two for not managing. "I realize other clubs are signing their managers to two and three-year contracts," said O'Malley. "I am a firm disbeliever of long-term contracts. The Brooklyn club has paid more managers more money for not managing than any team in major league history." One factor that prompted Dressen to hold oat for a longer contract is his wife, now hospitalized with an abdominal disorder. She insisted he sign for two years or the Browns prior to Marion. Should!more, the Browns bring in a new man-letter on me. —but then that's their own business. You can't tell them how to run their business." Eddie Stanky, manager of the Cardinals: "It's a great surprise but I've got no further comment than that." Paul Richards, manager of the White Sox: "A terrific surprise, She even helped him draft a|but I don't think" it's my place to the matter to O'Malley. comment further." 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