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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, November 19, 1957
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Tuesday Evening, November 19, 1957. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Eleven Stray Slants On Sports BY JOHN STREY Since the downfall of Washington Township (a 50 to 48 victim ci Tipton Township in overtime). Royal Center remains the only Caws county quintet'to boast an unblemished slate . . . The Bulldogs, apparently gaining strength each time out, rolled over Brookston, 71 to 41, for their -third straight . . . The Hatchets' standing slumped to 2-1, the ;;ame rating enjoyed by their conquerors, Tipton Township, and two other county schools—Metea and Galveston. All Games Cass Games W Royal Center 3 Galveston ; 2 Tipton Tp 2 Washington Tp 2 Metea 2 Lucerne 1 Twelve Mile 1 New Wavcrly ft Young America 0 W L 1 0 2 0 1 1 Z 1. 1 1 0 2 1 1 n i 0 1 Contact was the by-word in Cass county Friday night, officials whistling a total of 167 personal fouls (luring the four games . . . Lucerna and Galveston out-fouled everybody else—54 times. Twelve Mile and Metea were not far behind with 51 violations . ... Nothing unusual about 33 fouls in Washington-Tipton Tp. scramble nor 29 personals in the Royal Center-Brookston encounter. Five coiinty performers blasted Uicir way into the mid- twenties pointwise, headed by Don Heiden of Twelve Mile with 26 markers . . . Lucerne's Carl Newell, Dick Bookwalter of Twelve Mile and two Metea boys. Gene Moss and Carl Fowler; also achieved high honors with 26 points each .. . Royal Center, however, produced the best balance on 19 for Jerry Berkshire, IS for Bill Newcomb, 16 lor Jim Holcomb and 12 for Gene Barr. Area scoreboards were blinking too! Harold Howard, Rochester high jumper, helped snuff out the LaPaz threat, scoring 28 points . . . Gary Brown. Akron's 6-8 pivot, tossed in 25 markers . .'. Walt Koebcke of Kewanna added 24, Jerry Mangold of Winamac 22, Dick Landis of Chili and Jay Shideler of Star City 21 each, Stan .Reinholt, Aubbeenatib- bee Tp. 28 and Chuck Coplen, Talma, 22. TTom a long-range angle, Logansport's holiday basketball program next December 28 appears to be a natural. Scats probably will be at a premium, if the four participants perform as anticipated during the early season ball games . . . Flora is off and running, having won two big victories away from home —at Rossville and Kirklin . . . Kokomo easily pounded Wabash's Apaches and shows extensive improvements . . . Monticello and Logans-port move into the basketball arenas for. the first time Friday . . . Both boast veteran performers and figure to hold their own. And still they come! Logansport high school's sale of season tickets apparently will .surpass last year's output ... By the time this column is read, LHS Ticket Manager William Brown might be nearing the end of his supply since he had only 110 seats left in the adult Spartans, Ohio Ranked 1-2 In Pel 'LOCAL HUNT€R DISPLAYS EIGHT DEER PRIZES Fundamentals Enable Irish To Pull Upset Aggies and Oklahoma Drop to Fourth, Fifth Unbeaten Auburn Retains Third Place and Notre Dame Advances From Unranked to Ninth. "Wismer Praises Team Effort in Forward Wall By HARRY WISMER (Written for the United Press) NEW YORK (UP)-The mighty have fallen,' and now both Oklahoma and Texas Aggies have to Michigan State football Coach '"" " ' ' - •' today hQ 1 national assurance MSU Wonts Equal Games For Big Ten EAST LANSING, Mich. (UP) — pick themselves up and get goingl Duff y 'Daugherty _ said again. Rice's defeat of Bear Bryant's Aggies was a notable one, jbut it was completely overshad- | owed by Notre Dame's brilliant effort at Norman, Okla., an effort seldom equalled in the annals of intercollegiate sport. The preparedness of the Notre Dame team was impressive. Whoever scouted the Oklahoma team had done a thorough job, and Brennan and company had been masterful in instructing the winners, especially on defense. Notre Dame played fundamental football. The Irish tackled and blocked in the line, and while Williams, •Lynch and Pietrosante grabbed Robert W. Fcrnbaugh, of Logansport (right) and Harold Kuhn, of route 1, Akron, proudly display the'the headlines, you've got to take your/hats off to the forward wall. It was strictly a team effort. One thing the victory emphasized you find your best and your toughest football in the Middle West, taking it week in and week out. The Irish had been toughened by a rough schedule; the S.ooners hadn't. That was the basic difference. The win made the season for Notre Dame. The bowl situation is pretty well wrapped up. Ohio State's win over Iowa gave the Buckeye's the trip to the West and killed the hopes of Michigan State. Oregon will felt both his team's No. rating and Ohio State's of a Rose Bowl bid were "deserved." "I don't know of ary team in the nation that could h ave. beaten [Streak^ NEW YORK (UP) - Michigan- State took over the top spot in- the United Press college football ratings today in the wake of weekend upsets that dropped Texaj. A&M to fourth place and Oklahoma to fifth. Ohio State jumped up to the No. 2 rating; Auburn, one -of the two. remaining perfect-record teams in the major college ranks, could not' advance last week's No. 3 rank-- ing; and Notre Dame returned to the top 10 group — in ninth place —on the slrcnijth of its stunning 7*) upset victory which snapped ! Oklahoma's -47-game winning us last Saturday," he said. "We ' Mississippi was ' another new. played up to our ability and I comer in this week's top ten ad- think we deserved tc- be rated eight deer bagged during a week's hunting trip in northwest Colorado. The biggest buck, an 11-pointer, Last year the pair brought back four deer, which was was estimated to weigh 400 pounds on the hoof, the limit at that time. (Pharos-Tribune Engraving.) Yonks Offer "Expendables" for Trade Bait; Lane Interested in Andy Carey NEW YORK OUP) — The de- .hroned New York Yankees, los- ng little time in an attempt to get back on the winning track, already have offered four of their 'expendables" in the hope of com- ng up with another front-line pitcher for 1958. the Berry Bowl box office from 4 to S p.m. through Thursday. Trainer to Test Cogers Too Pills Help Iowa State to Profitable Football Season AMES, Iowa (UP) — Iowa State football players, already assured of the best record in six years, might have to thank trainer Beryl Taylor and his "pill program" as much as new Coach Jim Myers. Taylor has had the players taking as many as 44 pills a day since the season started "in order to let them assimilate all the value in their food," and build up their bodies. "The pills help the players build up their ability to use all the food they get through eating," Taylor said. "Most people don't assimilate all the protein, iodine and other minerals and vitamins they get in food." He said the pills he gives out aren't the controversial "pep" pills, allegedly used by athletes year formed the bulk of this year's to enable them to expend large amounts of energy in a short time, such as during a game or race. The program is a long-term building one, Taylor said. He plans to run similar season-long tests on the Cyclone basketball •s and wrestlers. ' "We won't know until after the wrestling season how the pills have helped the players," Taylor said. Coach Myers, who came to Iowa after a term as assistant to Red Sanders of UCLA, said "I don't know either if the pills will help but I'm willing to try anything: in an effort to improve the playei's." Myers had reason to look to all corners for help when he inherited a team which finished last in the Big Eight and ended with a dismal 2-8 record last year. The players who made up that poor team last squad which has run up a 4-4-1 record with one game to go. Today's Sport Parade By OSCAR FRALEY United Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (W)— They sat there together, the picture soldier and the lynx-eyed sea-dog, and as they looked back into the past you knew what the Army-Navy game means to those in Army posts around the -world and aboard all the fighting ships at sea. "The one that sticks in my mind," said Lt. Gen. Gar Davidson, superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, "was a dark one, any way you look at it." Rear Adm. Bill Smedberg, the Naval Academy superintendent, nodded silently. On Big Retreat "We were on the big retreat from North Korea," continued the handsome, white-haired Davidson, the bitterness of that memory plain in his voice. "We had dug in on the north side of Pyongyang and I had just gooe. tp. .bed .when they routed me out and told. me division wanted us. to pull back farther before we were pinned down." ' It was a bitter cold Jiight in .December of 1950. A. knifelike wind keened over the .snow. Enemy guns might open up at any .moment from the frowning hUls on both sides of the rutted road. But Gar Davidson, the one-time Army star and coach at West Point, thought flsetingly as the convoy retreated clown the valley: "The game should bs just about over at home." They slopped after a while, stampftig their feet in the snow to restore the circulation, and a radio man ran up to Gar in the darkness and puffed: "More tad news — Navy won i;, 14 to 2.'' Davidson straightened in his chair and a slight smile touched his lips. Cup of Woe Overflowed "That night," he said, "my cup of woe ran over." Smedberg nodded again and then began to speak. "You can't help thinking about the game, no matter where you MC^ -when you know it's going to be -played. Like the one" in :1942 when I -was on destroyer patrol off Savo Island." That was another bad period in our nation's history of blood and battle. We had lost four cruisers ip a slugging sea fight off Savo and now men like Smedberg, on hjs own in a gallant little destroyer, defied the enemy in one-ship sorties aimed at cutting the Japanese supply lifeline to island-entrenched trpojps. "I had just tuned in for the kickoff," Smedberg reflected, "and, while the reception was very faint, at least r could hear most of it." But just as the kickot'f soured through the air back :n Annapolis, where the game was played that year, the sonor man .turned on the submarine alarm. Mind on Ibe Game "We went aft 31- him, dropping ashcans all ovir the place," Smedberg said. "Then, as the action ended, my mind went back'to the game. But it \vas over or. at laast, I couldn't get anything anymore." They stayed out on thai lonesome patrol ano'.her full WGPK and, Smedberg recalls, "I almost went crazy wondering who won." Finally one of our cruisers loomed on the horizon and S:-ned- berg dashed tc the blinker light. "Who won the Army game?" he blinked. The answer flickered back: "Army. . ." "My heart sank," Smedberg grinned, "But they were polling my leg." For the message, finished, was: "Army o, Navy 14." Which makes it clear why, for th« fighting men, this one is "the game." ing the past few weeks and there is a chance two or three of those four may figure in a deal during the Major-Minor League meetings at Colorado Springs, Colo., Dec. 2-7. The Baltimore Orioles are especially interested in Simpson, whom Paul Richards feels can help his club at first base. Simpson came to the Yanks from Kansas City last June in the Billy Martin deal. Stengel had his eye on two or three pitchers with the Orioles and the one he probably would like most is Billy Loes, who came on to record a 12-7 record with Baltimore this year after being abandoned by the Dodgers. Slaughter, Byrne and Collins no longer figure in the Yankees' plans because of their age. Slaughter is 41, Byrne will be 38 next month and Collins will be 35 in two weeks. General Manager George Weiss and Stengel always feel they can use more pitching and there are a number of hurlers in the league who appeal tp them. Among those they would like to land are Dick Donovan Narleski of the White Sox, Ray of the Indians, Billy Hoeft of the Tigers and Camilio Pascual of the Senators. Gophers Blame Too Much Publicity for Poor Grid Showing CHICAGO. '(UP) - Pre-season publicity is partly to blame for Minnesota's poor football showing this fall. Athletic Director Ike Armstrong said Monday. •• "It's awfully hard to live up to your advance billing when you are too highly touted," he told a Monday quarterback lunch.' The Gophers, behind quarterback Bobby Cox, lost only one game in nine 'stars last season and were generally pick'ed to be even better in 1957. Instead, they have dropped four out of eight thus far, losing by whopping scores of 44-20 to Iowa and 42-13 to Michigan State. "Perhaps it's the kiss of death implanted by those magazine articles praising your team or your players," Armstrong said. Purdue Gains 23 Yards and Scores 3 TDs CHICAGO (UP) — Purdue made gains of 23 yards good for three touchdowns against his Wildcats, so Northwestern Coach Ara Parseghian told the "wailing wall" today "you've got to be damn unlucky to go winless." "They had two touchdowns when their total offense was seven yards," he said. "We had a pass interception and they ran one play, then threw a pass and we were behind. Next our boy drops the ball, they recover and! -have to go only four yards for a touchdown. They made a total offense of 23 yards good for three touchdowns." HAVANA, Cuba (UP) — Frank Lane, new Cleveland Indians general manager, virtually challenged the New York Yankees to make a. deal with him Monday and said he would trade any of his players except Herb Score. "I'd like to make a deal with the Yankees. That's the only club „, I ve trade with ." said baseball's busiest trader. "Maybe George Weiss (Yankee general manager) is too smart for me," Lane said with a grin. "He likes to trade with Washington and Kansas City. They always, finish in or near the cellar." Lane, former Chicago^ White Sox general manager who ~ held that job with the St. Louis Cardinals the past two seasons, indicated he was glad to be back in the American League for another shot at the Yankees. "My clubs (the finished second or White Sox) third without Jack Mollenkopf of Purdue any trades with the Yanks. Maybe agreed. "We won," he said, "but if I made a trade with Weiss, I'd we didn't do it impressively. We took advantage of all our chances, So I guess we were opportunists. I think maybe we downrated 1 but 1 finish in the cellar — or perhaps first place," Lane said. "I'd like to get Andy Carey from the Yanks, Northwestern, but we were down a little bit.." Milt Bruhn of Wisconsin felt that "a lot of penalties at crucial times" hurt the Badgers against Illinois. "Illinois seemed to gain momentum . as the game went along," he said, "and we made a lot of mistakes. We were pretty high for the game." Ray Eliot of Illinois said that Wisconsin was "about us good as any we'^ve played this season. They had a good team, fast and tough, and they can do a 1 lot of things. I'd say they're the most improved team in the conference." Bob Hicks said his Indiana team "stuck in there pretty good" against Michigan. "We played a 0-0 first quarter, and that's the first time we've done .that this year. We changed our defenses, and they worked very very good. Now the kids would like to go out and beat Purdue." would don't trade want for him." know whether him or what they they Russell on Record Rebounding Course In Pro Cage Race George Yardley's drive toward the league lead in scoring and Bill Russell's record-busting rebounding are the current individual highlights in the National Basketball Association. Official figures disclosed today that the veteran Yardley of Detroit is scoring points at the rate of 28.7 per game, three points better than any other player, and may tak« over the total point lead later this week.' And Russell, the 1956 Olympic star playing his first full pro season for Boston, set a new league record Saturday by grabbing 49 rebounds, including a record 17 in RHODES COMPETITION SHEEN-CASTLE <TO>> — Daniel E. Lewis Jr., a senior from La- Pcirte, has been selected as De-, Puuw University's 1957 candidate in the annual Rhodes Scholarship competition. Two state candidates will be selected Dec. 18 to compete for 32 scholarships awarded i on a district basis in the U.Si. | Plan Grade School Jamboree Nov. 25 Grade school basketball performers will make their bow to the public in a Jamboree session at Berry Bowl next Monday night.Nover- ber 25 and begin winter league play on Dec. 4 and 5, it was announced last night by Don Crain, city school athletic director. Eleven teams will compete in the Jamboree and city league program, eight from the city public schools and three from the parochial schools. .Tipton's. Tigers are the defending champs but may find the going rather rough. In the first week of league activity St. Joseph's Indians drew a bye.. Jefferson opens against Washington at the Armory on Wednes'day, Dec. 4, then on Thursday, Dec.5, Daniel Webster is at Longfellow, St. Vincent at Tipton, McKinley plays Franklin at Riley gym and St. Bridget is at Columbia. St. Joseph's first foe is Washington on a bye with play for the grade boys being over a 10-game route; The Jefferson-Washington game is being played a day early to avoid conflict with the Auto show, Crain said. Henri Richard Takes Lead From "Rocket" By UNITED PRESS Henri (Pocket Rocket) Richard scored only two assists in three games last week, but it was enough t.. take over the National Hockey League scoring lead from his ailing elder brother, Maurice, with 24 points. Henri, one of the smallest men in the league, leads all marksmen with 12 goals and is tied with four others for the most assists at 12. Although Maurice (Rocket) Richard failed to scora before he suffered a partially severed Achilles tendon Nov. 13, he still maintained second place four points ahead of teammates Jean Beliveau and Dickie Moore; DEATH PENALTY INVOKED BEIRUT, Lebanon TOP)—The Lebanese government announced today that the penalty for terror, ist infringmnent of security regulations had been raised from a prison sentence to death. The Council of Ministers took the decision at a special meeting to discuss ways of stamping out terrorist activity, including the throwing of bombs, attributed .here foreign elements. • to TOO MANY PARTIES DARIEN, Conn. (UP) — Darien Civil Defense Director Joseph Ward and his chief warden, Mrs. Edward J. Wynkoop, ' threatened to resign Monday blaming too many cocktail parties for* the towns 'lagging civil defense pro gram. "Cocktail parties, morning and afternoon teas and coffee take up far too much • of the time of the residents of this community," Ward complained one quarter one half.. and a record 26 In best in the nation by United Press," "We all feel Ohio State is a fine team and. will represent the Big Ten well," he said. "They earned the right to go to the Rose Bowl by winning more Big Ten games than we did. You can't argue about that. They took each game as it came up and wo.i it" But it was understood Michigan Slate officials and others in the Big Ten would seek to change league rules at the conference meeting in Chicago in December vancing from llth place to sixth. Navy, Iowa, Notre Dame and Army rounded out the select group- in that order. Rice, which produced a major shocker Saturday by beating last' week's top-ranked Texas A&M, 7-6, was placed 13th in the weekly ratings of the 35 leading coaches who comprise the United^ Press board. Auburn, 6-0 conqueror of weak Georgia, attracted the most first place votes from the coaches. Coach Shug Jordan's unbeaten and untied powerhouse had 14, corn- to require all league teams to, P ared to 13 f ° r Michigan State and play the same number of games. seven for ohio stat<2 Ohio State was assured of Rose Bowl trip by beating a Iowa because that gave the Buckeyes a record o£ 6-0 in conference play with one game still to play. Michigan State completed Big Ten play against Minnesota with "a 5-1 conference record. This means that even if Ohio provide the so-called Rose Bowl State loses to Michigan this week- opposition. It's Duke and Oklaho-lend it will end up with a per- ma for the Orange Bowl; Missis-' centage of .867 while Michigan sippi and probably Texas or Rice State which plays only six confer- in the Sugar Bowl; Texas Aggies have to beat Texas for the Cotton Bowl bid and if Navy beats Army, the Middies go there. After that there isn't much left. Title Up for Grabs With the pros, the Western Division title is -up for grabs. The mighty Chicago Bears, monsters of the midway, have been tamed. Their fifth loss Sunday ended their hppes. The Detroit Lions, Baltimore Colts, the 49ers and Los Angeles Rams are still in contention. In the East the Cleveland- Browns and the New York Giants should battle right dowjn to the wire, with their final game on Dec. 13 being the deciding dne. The Steelers still have a chance, but its an outside one. The crucial games next Sunday find the Bears, bitter and mad, playing the Lions in Detroit; the ence games to seven for Ohio State, has a .833 percentage. Hockey Star Suffers Serious Brain Injury DENVER (UP)— George Congrave, 21-year-old Canadian hockey player at the University of Denver, remained in "serious" condition today from a brain injury suffered in a freak accident on the ice. Congrave was struck in the left temple by the tip of a teammate's skate Sunday night during a Denver hockey team practice session at the University Arena. The sharp skate punctured his skull, and an emergency operation was performed immedialely at St. Luke's Hospital. His physician reported that Con- However, the two Big Ten titans received stronger support for sue- cqeding places and thus took over the first two ratings with 310 and 283 points, respectively. Auburn had 276 points. This marked- the first time in the eight-season history of the United Press ratings that two teams from the same conference placed 1-2 in any weekly ballot of the coaches. Ohio State clinched the Big Ten championship and the Rose Bowl berth by beating Iowa, 17-13. ' • Michigan State, the National Champion in 1952, winds up 4* season Saturday against KanMtt' State. Ohio State takes on MM* gan, while Auburn stil! has gwtes remaining against Florida and Alabama. Team 1. Michigan State (13) 2. Ohio State (7) (7-1-) 3. Auburn (14) (8-0) 4. Texas A&M (8-1) 5. Oklahoma (7-1) 6. Mississippi (8-1) 7. Navy (l) (7-i-l) 8. Iowa (6-1-1) 9. Notre Dame (5-2) 10. Army (8-1) Second 10 group — 11, Duke, 5Si 12, Oregon, 41; 13, Rice, 30; 14 (tie), Wisconsin and Arizona; (Tempe) State, 20 each; 16, TQH- U2g( >nHQ nttt 62 grave was possibly over the cnt,- ; nessee, 12; 17, Michigan, 5; 18. ,=i .t«. cal stage, but that only Los Angeles Rams at Cleveland;'would reveal complete results San Francisco at Baltimore; and the operation, the New York Giants at Chicago Cardinals. * Valdes Seeks Quick TKO of Dyer Tonight BANGOR, Maine ('UP)— Crafty Cuban Nino Valdes will be looking beyond formidable Jeff Dyer when the two heavyweights collide here tonight in a 10-rbund bout. Valdes, ranked ninth nationally, hoped to make fast work of Dyer, a Springfield, Mass., relative newcomer. If the Havana fighter gets by Dyer, he is -slated to meet Argentine heavyweight hopeful Alex Miteff in Denver, Colo., Jan. 7. The winner of that bout would get a title shot. TRAGIC DEATH BRAZIL (UP)—Mrs. Acy Shep- Humez Scores TKO Win Over Drille PARIS (UP) — Frenchman Charles Humez, middleweight champion of Europe, planned today to campaign in the United States in early 1958 because of his impressive technical knockout over Andre Drille, champion of France. Humez, 30, floored Drille three times before the rel'eree stopped their non-title bout, just as Drille's handlers were preparing to throw in the towel. It was at 1:30 in the third round of their scheduled 10- rounder. , , , . time ..North Carolina State, 3; 19 (tie) of ciemson, Dartmouth, Penn Stat* and UCLA, 2 each. Other— Purdue, 1. RUBSO WHIPS SCHMtDT NEW YORK (UP)—Young Danny Russo will get another TV fight at St. Nicholas Arena, Deev 23, because of his return decision, over substitute Peter Schmidt in' Monday night'.s return bout, Russo of Brooklyn, a 2-1 favorite, eked out a majority verdict, with his close-quarter attack in the ninth and 10th rounds against tired Schmidt of New York. It wa* the first 10-rounder for each. A rainy-night crowd of 1,007 saw Russo register his leth victory in 15 rights, and Schmidt lose hii sixth in 17. with 26.12 per. game to only 16.5 for Bob Pettit of St. Louis, Russell stands sixth in scoring, second "n field goal accuracy, and fifth ;n playrnaking in a brilliant all- around performance. by a rope in a closet of her home Monday by her 4-year-old son Robert. Read the Classified Ads CAREFUL DRIVERS SAVI! MONEY WITH STATE FARM MUTUAL'S "CAWEFUL DRIVER WSUKAMCI" HARRY "BUD" WATTS 302 W. Market St. Phora 4420 DE SOTO CHottn prmirt Gf OUCHO MARX In "fou M Your Lif." 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