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J?" H-Ahe Batly Regattf-Mtll, Oalasbuti!, ill, Friday, October 16, 1953 Harlem Globetrotters' Camp Has Great Array of Talent JlElllllr 1I8KA year of the type of barnstorming OHIdAGO w^Abe Saperslefo to-!fl6 other aggregation has made so day put his Harlem Glbbetrottef [successful since the old New York show on the road after a training Celtics. camp session the likes of whiChl /'That camp was something I basketball probably has never never dreamed of," said Ripley, seen. ihead basketball coach at West BEST BY TEST WEAOM* COM6 GrC.BUT STILL THE BEST PORTHEMONBY IN FOOTBALL /WE A COUPLE CP OLDER HANDS. I For two weeks, Sapef stein and an old basketball pro, Elmer Ripley* watched 57 of the nation's best Negro cagers show their stuff for a chance to hit the golden trail Abe has traced through tiny hamlets and world capitals. Today, four units of 10 men each, carefully screened for playing and comic talents, set out in four directions to begin another REP GRANGE famous Galloping Ghost of the '20s, now stars in a new role for all football fans as REFEREE in a daily column of Q. & A. that brings you as close to the game as the players themselves. Watch for the [REFEREE every day during I football season . . . it's J EXCLUSIVE in Register-Mail THEMlir By RED GRANGE Original Man-in-Motion Written for NEA Service QUESTION: The score is tied, 7-7, in the . last quarter. The home team kicks on fourth down to the visitors' 1 three-yard line. | There a home fplayer pushes an opposing player ) into the bouncing ball, causing | it to roll into the lend zone, where a home lineman falls on it. Inasmuch as it had been the impetus of a visiting player which caused the ball! to go over the goal line, isn't it a touchdown? Answer: Ordinarily there's no distinction between a player touching a ball or being touched by it. The rules, however, also state that "if he is pushed or blocked into a kicked ball by an opponent, he is not considered to have touched it." Therefore, it should be ruled a touchback and the ball given to the visitors on their 20 -yard line. Q. What is the real name of Lou Little, Columbia coach? A. Tony Piccolo. Point the last two years and form er mentor at Yale, Georgetown, Notre Dame, Columbia and John Carroll. "I've seen a lot of basketball," said Ripley, who played with the old Celtics, "but the way these boys mix skill — real skill — with just about every trick you can do with a basketball is really something. "That gym floor was like a three- ring circus every day of the trials. There was one fellow who holds the basketball behind his back with his elbows and crosses his hands over his face. Try that some time." The pride of the camp is Abe's so-called east unit, including the incomparable Goose Tatum, Marquis Haynes, Walter Dukes, and a couple of flashy lads fresh from high school — Willie Gardner, 6-7'/2 of Indianapolis, and Joe McCrae, La Grange, 111. The west unit — one Ripley will J direct on a tour of the Orient beginning Dec. 13 — has a youngster regarded as sensational a dribbler as Haynes, Leon Hillard. It also has a Detroit prep star, Bob Hall, who is second to Tatum as the troupe's clown. Pop Gates, an old Trotter, directs a south unit, and the fourth unit is the Kansas City Stars, directed by another of Saperstein's old standbys, Duke Cumberland. Red Grange Yanks Sever Boise Relations BOISE, Idaho Iff) — A working agreement between the New York Yankees and Boise of the Pioneer League has been severed by mutual consent, Boise owner Maury Doerr said Thursday. The Boise Club will operate independently next' season, Doerr adding that the arrangement "will give us a chance to develop a winning ball club of our own rather than provide a training ground for the Yankees." Doerr said the Yankees are unable to furnish Boise with enough Class C ball players under their present West Coast scouting system. Boise will be given the first chance to ohtain West Coast players that are being optioned by the Yankees, however. Who'll Fight Percy? PHILADELPHIA W> — Percy Bassetts' manager says the interim featherweight champion isn't fighting regularly because there isn't "anyone to fight." "We'll fight anywhere in the country; just find us a challenger," said Mike Sokoloff in answer to an order by the Na tional Boxing Assn. either to defend his title or be stripped of his crown. READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS Canadieiis Tromp Rangers, 6-1; Leafs Beat Bruins, 4-1 By UNITED PRESS The Detroit Red Wings, last season's National Hockey League champions, found themselves in an unaccustomed spot in the league standings today as a result of the Montreal Canadiens' easy victory Thursday night ovr-r the New York Rangers. The Red Wings, who meet the last-place Chicago Black Hawks in the Windy City tonight, will be out to improve on their second place standing. A victory, at best, will leave them in a tie for the top spot with the Canadiens. Montreal found the Rangers' defense wanting Thursday night as a couple of youngsters provided most of the scoring punch. Bernard (Boom Boom) Geoffrion and rookie Jean Beliveau each scored twice as the Canadiens humbled the New Yorkers, 6-1, before 14,000 fans at the Canadian city. Maurice Richard and Bert Olmstead scored the other Montreal goals while little Wally Berge- sheimer tallied New York's only goal in the opening minutes of the first period. In the only other game Thursday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs trounced the Boston Bruins, 4-1. The Leafs gained their second victory of the year on goals by Ron Stewart, Rudy Migay.Eric Nester- enko and Harry Watson. Johnny Pierson scored Boston's lone goal in the second period. Dazzling Offensive Show Expected as lllini And Minnesota Clash Saturday at Champaign Lulu Perez Boxes Joey Cam on TV NEW YORK W—Lulu Perez, one of the few hotshot young prospects in the fight game, is expected to win his 23rd straight tonight at St. Nicholas Arena in a 10-round bout with Joey Cam of Boston. The wiry 5-foot-5 Brooklyn feath er, fast becoming a favorite with the television customers, hopes to move into a November date with Willie Pep, the ex-champ, if he gets past Cam without too much trouble. Tonight's fight at 10 p. m. (EST) will be carried by ABC radio and NBC television. A Small Field Expected Saturday At Hawthorne Cleveland Browns Show No Signs of Going Down Hill By JACK CUDDY NEW YORK (UP) — If the Cleveland Browns are "over the hill," several other clubs in th a National Football League would like to find that hill and go over it too Before the current season started, there was much smacking of lips around the circuit and hearty declarations that Coach Paul Brown and his grizzled gridsters were definitely washed up. Since they were organized in 1946, the.Browns won seven consecutive division crowns, including four in the old All-America Conference. That was an unprecedented feat in the pigskin-for-profit field. During those seven seasons, the Browns also won five, straight Bowling Scores BOWJLETTES LEAGUE Coffee Corner., 822 685 958 16 5 Johnnies Mkt... 809 737 843 9 12 Bills Appliance 764 780 801 13 8 Coal Bucket 795 830 782 11 10 Larson Furn. ._ 676 707 787 13 8 Fleck's . ..- 759 667 651 6 15 Motorcycle Club 728 717 786 11 10 Saft Water Serv. 686 698 781 9 12 Tasty Grill. ... 667 719 737 8 13 W. Main Coal . 697 705 763 12'i 8U Neumode Hos"ry 732 754 729 10',-j 10Vi Hinchliff-Wilson 658 724 722 7 14 High Individual Series I. Anderson . 191 156 174—521 W. McMichael 173 146 181—500 F. Johnson 146 143 206—495 H. Shea 168 115 197—480 V. Dobson 151 187 136—474 M. Jones — 135 185 148—468 M. Epley 175 143 146—464 D. Danielson 151 137 171—459 J. Taylor 161 132 159—452 Pronto Doii Wins at Gotham Romans Capture Baltimore Title BALTIMORE W> — Defending [Champion Walter Romans tapped in an eight-foot putt on the 21st hole Thursday for a 1-up victory over Charley Bassler, advancing him to the finals of the 1953 Baltimore Open Golf Tournament. His opponent in the championship round will be Bill Moran, a tournament darkhorse from Con cordville, Pa., who defeated med­ alist Rod Munday, of York, Pa., 2 and 1 in the other semi-finals match. Romans, pro at the Baltimore Country Club, had ousted Jack Emich of the same club, the tournament's only remaining ama teur, 4 and 3 in a quarterfinals match earlier in the day. In that round, Moran had shaded Howard Turner of Philmont, Pa., 1 up, Munday had defeated Frank Invernizzi of Mount Pleasant Range here 1 up and Bassler had ousted Bill Clarke, Baltimore Country Club, 4 and 3. YONKERS, N. Y. W — Pronto Don, $12,500 closer to the all-time CHICAGO UFt A small field 1 15 rowns aiso won llve » stra 'gnt money winning record after win- of only seven or eight thorough- lea g ue championships, the last of ning the Gotham Trot at Yonkers breds is expected for the $75\000 whAich was in l95h , , , , Raceway, will take a short rest added gold cup event at VA miles As early as 1950 there nad been and then P ° in L for tne $25,000 which closes Hawthorne's season suspicions that the Browns were Saturday. If eight horses start, this richest gold cup in history would gross! $106,950. Crafty Admiral, Sub Fleet, Smoke Screen, Indian Hemp, Second Avenue, Adams Off Ox, Dr. Ole Nelson and Red Charger appear potential starters. Red Charger is the most doubtful candidate. To any winner except Indian Hemp or Smoke Screen the net value would be $68,100. Both Indian Hemp and Smoke Screen were supplementary nominees, thus eligible for only $63,450 if either wins. Crafty Admiral, carrying high weight at 128 pounds, and Smoke Screen had slow gallops Thursday. Sub Fleet breezed 6 furlongs in 1:16 3-5. Sub Fleet carries second high weight of 115 pounds, while Dr. Ole Nelson is the lightweight at 103. Eddie Arcaro will ride Crafty Admiral, while Johnny Longden will be astride Indian Hemp, trained by Longden's son, Vance, who also is one of the owners of the horse. Charfran Stable's Crafty Admiral is an almost certain odds- on favorite after campaigning at Arlington and Washington Parks in Chicago during the summer and in the East ever since. WC1L 1400 OK YOUR DERI FOOTBALL Tonight - 8 o'clock GALESBURG vs. MOLINE —*— Tomorrow -1:30 P. M. KNOX vs. MONMOUTH the hill." He referred to players like.Otto Graham and Dante La velli. The Browns had just lost to the Giants for the second time in that campaign. And at the close of last season, the envious were convinced. Although Cleveland won the Eastern title again, victory was achieved with an 8-4 record — the worst the Browns had ever compiled. Coach Brown shook his head sadly then and said he would have to release some of his "nine old men" and begin a rebuilding job with rookies. But when he started the 1953 campaign, he still had eight years service as a pro. And, right now, the bearded Browns appear headed for their eighth straight division diadem. Instead of folding, they clicked off three victories: 27-0 over Green Bay, 37-13 over Philadelphia, and 27-7 over the Chicago Cardinals. They not only lead the circuit in points scored, with 91, but also are tops defensively in points allowed, 20. And they permitted three opponents to complete but 36.8 per cent of passes attempted, for the tightest figure in the league. Genial Jack Lavelle, who scouts Cleveland for the New York Giants, believes the still brilliant play of Ineligible Captains (quarterback Otto Graham is a ma- SAN JOSE, Calif. W-Fullback; j ° rrtre ?. s . on for TH £ ^J 18 '*? 8 * Joe Ulm and end Clarence Wess- starl thls year - He sald ' 1 ve joe uim ana ena uiarence wess ^ ott u man, two o£ four San Jose state he<s doi nmv football players Wednesday de-, Gl . aham has c , )m leted 53 of 76 dared ineligible for varsity ball,' passes for 930 yards and four Thursday were elected honorary touchdowns - and an amazing co-captains for San Jose's gamej ave rage gain of 12.24 yards per with California in Berkeley Satur-; attempt. day. j Graham, 31, i sthe father of three It was a gesture of thanks to the j children; and if he'll tell other pair for their contributions to the<players what hill he's over—watch Spartan cause this year. Without :°ut for the stampede Ulm, the nation's leading scorer with 11 touchdowns, San Jose isn't conceded a chance of overcoming the California Bears. The four players, all transfers from Junior College, were ruled out of play and classified freshmen under a coast rule which specified all varsity players must have completed at least two full semesters of college level work. cracking no. Coach Brown did nothing to dispell those suspicions in that '50 season when he stood in a steamy Polo Grounds dressing room and said his stars were "overjto $277,586,46 by taking last Golden West Trot at Hollywood Park Nov. 21. The 8-year old gelding from the Hayes Fair Acres Stable at Du- Quoin, 111., ran his total earnings + «. CO^i-T CO£? At* 1 i. - I _ ' 1 _ _i CHAMPAIGN, HI. - Sophomore halfbacks J. C. Caroline and "Mickey" Bates, Who have carried Illinois to top spot iii the nation in rushing offense, face the second Big Ten test of their young careers Saturday when powerful Minnesota' invades Memorial Stadium. Another dazzling offensive show is in the offing, since Gopher Coach Wes Fesler will turn loose his own set of standout runners, Bob McNamara and All-Amerioan Paul Giel. McNamara and Giel paced a high-povvered Minnesota attack which swept past Northwestern 30-13 last weekend. Thus, passing and defense could spell the difference in this traditional rivalry. Those phases of play have received intense attention in both camps this week. Fesler and Illinois' Ray Eliot have concentrated particularly on plugging defensive leaks. The lllini have yielded 62 points in three opening games; Minnesota has given up 51. The invaders appear to have an edge through the air, since both Giel and quarterback Geno Cap- pallctti are good passers. Of four tosses by Giel against Northwestern, two were complete for touchdowns. Illinois did not go to the air in last week's 41-20 upset of mighty Ohio State, but Eliot can call upon Elry Falkenstein and Em Lindbeck, both of whom have .500 Ken Miller Illinois Fullback night's mile and one-half Gotham in 3:10.2. He already is the top money winning trotter and trainer- driver Benny Schue said the smooth riding trotter will be kept in training until he passes the record of $318,792 established by the retired pacer, Good Time. Schue, who also won the 1951 Gotham with Pronto Don, sent the Fair Acres standard bearer out in front midway down the backstretch on the first of the three laps and withstood repeated chal- leges from the others. Lord Seward trailed by a length at the finish for second money. Four more lengths back in third place came Katie Key. j As the favorite, Pronto Don paid $4.30, $3.20 and $2.30. Alabama Favorite Over Tennessee in NCAA TV Contest BIRMINGHAM, Ala M—Favored Alabama goes after its first vie tory over Tennessee since 1947 in a meeting of two perennial South eastern Conference powerhouses Saturday. The experts rate the Tide two touchdowns better than the twice- beaten Vols. But an underdog Tennessee team has chased Alabama up its own goal posts too often in the past for the Crimsons to feel to confident. Kickoff of the nationally televised game in Legion Field is scheduled for 2 p.m. (CST). A crowd of 40,000 is expected plus the television audience across the country. Alabama's split-T attack is built around quarterback Bart Starr, the SEC's No. 2 passer, and halfback Corky Tharp, leading conference ball carrier with 265 yards in 38 rushes. Tharp has a seven- yard average per try. Tailback Jimmy Wade runs Tennessee's single wing offense, a rarity in these days of T-formation popularity but generating deadly power still. After being upset by unheralded Mississippi Southern in its 1953 opener the Tide was worked back up the comeback trial with a 7-7 tie with Louisiana State, a 21-12 victory over Vandcrbilt, and 41-13 triumph over Tulsa. Tennessee was jolted by Mississippi State 26-0 and Duke 21-7 before winning over little Chattanooga 40-7. Warren Hacker 'Gopher Ball' King of Majors throwing averages. lllini also boast one of 1052's top receivers in right end John ''Rocky" Ryan. He has caught two touchdown passes this season. Eliot'sjight but mobile line once again will be outweighed, although by a smaller margin than at Columbus. Minnesota's forward wall averages 204 pounds, Illinois' 198. Illinois' excellent blocking, both on' the line of scrimmage and downfield, was particularly encouraging against Ohio Stale. If linemen can come up with another such performance, Caroline likely will show home fans the ball-carrying ability which has put him in second place in the nation in rushing yardage. His running mate, Bates, will be out to move from second to first in scoring in the Big Ten. Caroline rushed for lf)2 yards against Ohio State, just 24 short of the Western Conference single game record. And Bates, with four touchdowns, was just three points short of the record in the scoring department. Fullback Ken' Miller, Illinois punter and place kicker, remains on the "doubtful" list after suffering a sprained ankle against Ohio State. Illinois Minnesota Cliff. Walbescr Ie Jim Soilnu Bob Lcnzlnl It Gordon Hoi/. Jan Smid 1 R Bob Ilagemei.stor Herb Borman c Jerry Helgeson John Bauer ri> Mike Fulls Don Ernst rt SUivros Canakes John Ryan re Phil McElroy Elry Falkrmslcln qb Gene Cappellottf J. C. Caroline in Paul Giel Mclvin Bates rh Bob McNamara Stan Wallace Sb Mel Holme Conch: Ray Eliot Coach: Wes Fesler Time and Place—1:30 p. ni. (CST), Siiturclay, October 17, Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois. By SHELDON SAKOWITZ NEW YORK M—Warren Hacker one of the most effective pitchers in the National League in 1952, was the most affected by the "gopher ball" plague during, the 1953 season. • ' The 29-year-old Chicago Cubs hurler, who had a 15-9 record and _ _, ? was second in the league in thc '/J/*, NciTtliellO earned run averages a year ago.l ' saw the opposing batters spitting! NEW YORK Ml —If Dr. Vincent on their hands and swinging f 0 r| Nlardiell( ? 1S right all those stones the fences every time they faccd| ab ° l * Randy Turpin s erratic him during the past season. And: trainm S must be wron S- Randy Turpin in Good Shape, Says they reached those fences for 35 home runs — the most off any major league pitcher. Statistics compiled by The Associated Press reveal that two Detroit southpaws, Ted Gray and The boy is in marvelous condition," said the New York State Athletic Commission physician yesterday after a physical checkup at his Grossinger, N.Y. camp. Turpin reportedly tipped the Billy Hoeft shared the American!?" 1 , 08 at , 161 P°" nd .? m Private League gopher ball title. They I f"° ™ n t0 , S r 6 -h n \, c ° l , ,ld ma, < e didn't come close to Hacker's| the 160-pounr limit for Wednesday's Joe Black Wins BIRMINGHAM UP) — Joe Black hurled seven-hit ball and banged out one of four homers collected by Roy Campanella's All-Stars as they defeated the Negro American League All-Stars tonight 8 to 0. Larry Doby hit a four-bagger in the second inning. Bill Bruton connected in the third and ninth, and Black homered in the seventh. Campanclla All-Stars 012 000 131—8 9 0 American All-Stars 000 000 000—0 7 0 Black and Carnpanella, Renfro (8); Barnes, Hancock (6) and Basset, Bailey. dismal record, each giving up 24 homers. Gray pitched 176 innings and Hoeft 197 as compared to 233 for Hacker. July led to Hacker's undoing. He was solved for 14 homers in 51 innings that month. Hacker found the Giants hardest to cope with as he gave up eight four-baggers to New York. Gerry Staley of the Cards was runner up to Hacker in the gopher ball standings with 31. Robin Roberts of the Phils was third with 30, followed by teammate Karl Drews with 28. The 35 home runs off Hacker are only four away from the major league record. Murray Dickson set the dubious mark in 1948 when he was with the Cards. Karl Drews of Philadelphia was in fifth place in the National League giving up 28 homers in 185 innings. In the American League, Harry Byrd of Philadelphia was third, giving up 23 homers in 237 innings followed by Marion Fricano, Philadelphia, 21 in 211 innings and Billy Pierce, Chicago, 20 in 271 innings. , middleweight title bout with Bobo Olson at Madison Square Garden. "He will have no trouble making the weight," said Dr. Nardiello. Turpin, has boxed only five clays since arriving from London three weeks ago. Olson was to get the once-over jfrom Dr. Nardiello and Bob Christenberry, commission chairman, at his Asbury Park, N.J., camp today. Bobo also is close to the j weight and expects no trouble Carter Scores TKO Over Chavez LOS ANGELES UP)—Lightweight champion Jimmy Carter of New York, having shaken off his non- title jinx, prepared to head east today after scoring a Savage six- round technical knockout over Carlos Chavez of Los Angeles. Carter, weighing 136'/2, interrupted^, the comeback of Chavez, 139'/.!,"with a brutal attack in the fifth and sixth rounds that left Chavez beaten and badly cut in the mouth. A crowd of 6,200, paying a gross of $15,482.50, witnessed the fight in the Olympic Auditorium Thursday night. Charles Holt Dies BALBOA, Calif. UP) — Death after four years' illness has claimed i A c . in i Charles Holt, 62, world champion A steady Uowler outboard racer in the late 20s andi TOLEDO, Ohio — Marge Cole early 30s. |man, 39-year-old housewife, bowl !ed a 731 series here Thursday READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS 'night on games of 227, 277 and 227. Swartz*to Buffalo BEAUMONT, Tex. (Jl—Beaumont of the Texas League last night traded pitcher Don SwarU to Buffalo for third baseman Eddie Kazak and cash. Swartz had a 14-7 record last ; season. Kazak, who played with j Houston in the Texas League in J1951, hit .275 with Buffalo the past | season. He was the all-star third | baseman for the National League while playing with the St. Louis Cardinals iu 1949. The amount of money involved in the deal was not disclosed by Allen Russell, Beaumoct owner. Dallas Sells Wiley Moore DALLAS Wi—The Dallas club of the Texas League yesterday sold conditionally two members of its pennant and Dixie series winning club to Toledo of the American Association. They were Wiley Moore, outfielder, and Frank Tornay, second baseman. YELLOW CABS PHONE 4747 GIL HEBARD GUNS KNOXVILLE, ILLINOIS A STORE DEVOTED EXCLUSIVELY TO GUNS AND SHOOTERS SHOTGUNS • RIFLES PISTOLS • New & Used HUNDREDS OF GUNS IN STOCK We Buy - Sell - Trade Ub*r«l *ilow*n<« en yovr eld gun in trad*. All n«w »nd ui«d ^un* told art unconditionally 9W*r#nt»«d. Tradt with Gil Hcbard »nd s«v«! TRY BEFORE YOU BUY! Shoo) tha gun you chooia in our indoor rang*. Maka aura it fit* you and shoots right. No guen work. KNOW b*fo'» you buy that you era gat- ting what you want. No charge for this service. FREE SIGHT AND PATTERN SERVICE We will gladly sight in any rifle or pistol, or pit- tern any shotgun wa tell, at no extra charge. Dene while you waif. 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