Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 23, 1954 · Page 15
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FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 1934 Big Ten Baseball Season Swings Into Action Today CHICAGO .P-The Big Ten base- b;)ll pennant rare, with Illinois and Michigan defending co-champions, opens today with a full schedule of single games and gains speed with a complete round of doubleheaders Saturday. Illinois, with a 5-4 practice record, is host to Iowa in the opener and has two games at Champaign Saturday with Minnesota. Michigan, with a 9-5 rating in preliminary action, invades Wisconsin for its opener an* then goes to Northwestern for Saturday's doubleheader. The rest of the schedule: Today —Michigan State vs. Northwestern in Wrigley Field, Indiana at Ohio State and Minnesota at Purdue. Saturday doubleheaders: Indiana at Ohio State, Iowa at Purdue and Michigan State at Wisconsin. The Michigan State - Northwestern game was shifted to Wrigley Field because of wetnes at Dyche fiedl in Evanston. The Michigan doubleheader also may be played at the home of the Cubs. Northwestern, with a 4-3 record, will field an all-letterman lineup wilh George Barvinchak assigned for the opener against Michigan State. He accounted fnr two of the Wildcats' four victories this spring. Michigan State also has a veteran squad of 14 lettermen. five of them holdover pitchers. Michigan, 1953 NCAA champion, again is a top Big Ten favorite. Wolverine strength is concentrated in pitching and catching, where seven of 10 veterans return. Jack Corbett, Marv Wisniewski and Jack Ritter. all experienced hurlers. are back in action for the Wolverines. They were credited with seven of the team's 10 conference victories in 19.V?. Illinois, co-champions with Michigan for the last two years, is having pitching trouble and also slumped at the plate during the spring campaign. Captain Gerry Smith, who was being groomed as No. 1 on the Illini mound staff, is nursing a sore arm. He was bothered with soreness a year ago but recovered in mid-season to compile a 3-1 mark. Ohio State, third place finisher last season, could be the darkhorse of the 1954 pennant drive. Coach Marty Karow can call on 11 lettermen headed by pitcher Paul Ebert, who won six games in 195.1 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Drake Relay Field Eyes Reeord Breaking Potential DES MOINES A> — A Drake. Relays field carrying enormous record breaking potential opened a two-day si and today. Scattered through the entry list were athletes who, individually or collectively, could boast of marks better than the existing records in 10 events. Texas' crack quarlet, Dean Smith, Jerry Prewit, Alvin Fried- pn, and Charles Thomas, has done ;.|0.3 in the -140 and 1:24.8 in the 8SO. The Longhorns were down for action in the preliminaries of those events today. Houston University, in chasing Texas this spring, has a :-10.7 sprint in the 440. Wes Santee, best of the country's milers. and his Kansas mates talk about • 3:20.2 ramble in the sprint medley, a 9:51.4 mark in the dis- lance medley and a 17:15.6 race in the four-mile. The sprint medley and four mile were among the seven final events loday. Rich Ferguson of Iowa, Gene Matthews of Purdue and Dennis Meyer of Washington all have been tinder the 9:10 mark, in the two mile, another final today. Willie Williams the Big Ten sprint champion from Illinois, and Texas' Smilh each has burned through the 100-yard dash in :09..J. Ferguson, Russ Bonham of Whittier (Calif) College and Bob Coldren of Ohio State have bettered the 4:14.5 record in the mile run. Ron Mitchell, another Illinois star, has high jumped 6 feet. 9'4 inches and Tom Jones of Miami (Ohio) College has tossed the shot 56 feet, 3% inches, just shy of a foot heller than the 55-<li/» record. Part of the Saturday show (1:302:45 p.m. CST) will be nationally lele.vised (CBS). NBA Directors To Avoid Bevo For Two Years ' NK\V YdriK ,T--Thr National Basketball Association's directors i meet again! today and Saturday ! with the drafting of college players ithe final item on the agenda. The i n.ime of B«vo Francis, high scoring Rio Grind? Colleijp star, will not he on the draft list. The directors voted Thursday to ! ahidc by a league rule which says : a player ih not eligible for the | draft and nay not br> signed until | the class with which he originally j entered co lege has fceen eradii- atrd. There ha!d been reports an ex-, fco-ption woiild be made in the case ' • of Francis, a sophomore who was j expelled from Rio r.rande for I failure to attend classes. Nebraska First Sacker Rcai Baseball Target OMAHA &— A bad hop ground hall hit University of Nebraska first basenan Ray Novak in the mouth and bounced off to second baseman Fred Seger who flipped Ihe ball bjjck to Novak for a hare hand putout against Kansas. In the bin!torn half of the same inning a wild Kansas p it e h bounced riff the back of batter Novak's Head. Litchfield Bowler Gels 300 at Bethalto Lanes BETHAiLTO - -Norman null of Litchfield bowled a perfect nOO-framcjat the Bethalto Bowling Alleys hi doubles tournament play Tuesday. The tourney Is to end Sunday. Maj H- League Stars By The Associated i> rcRg PAGE Selected by Auxiliary XTto-«j»^^T^^n_^^jTjXjT_^n L - L n - L ^-_-_^x'^~ fi_n_n • *' Judith Broun of Godfrey To Attend Girls' State in June Andy Scminick of Cincinnati batted .279'and hit. 14 home runs against southpaw pitching in 1953. Filching , Duane Pillette, Orioles turned jin a fivc-hitter to beat Cleveland 4-1. Batting; Bob Skinner, Pirates — whacked ! four straight hits, a triple and two singles, as Pirates beat Giaiks 7-1 La Mjirr Miller, 15-year-old boy, is tl c youngest ever to bowl a 300 gainc in American Bowling Congress* sanctioned competition. The oldest member of his team is 17. Thbir team average is 805. GODFREY. — Judith Kaye Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Brown of Godfrey, has been chosen as the delegate to Girl's State by the Godfrey American L e Rion Auxiliary. This is the first year that the God f rey Auxiliary has sent a candidate to Girls' State. .Indlth Brown Judy will spend the week of June 22 to 30 at MacMurray College. Jacksonville, where, she will join with a host of other candidates from Ihe various auxiliaries in the state in a practical application of Americanism and good citizenship. The announcement of the selection of Judy Brown was made Thursday evening by the Legion Auxiliary committee for Girls' Slate, Mrs. Frank Lynn. Mrs. F. W. Pivoda, Sr., and Mrs. Neil Gray. The candidate was selected on the basis of scholarship, leader ship, character, courage, hones, ty, co-operativeness, and physi cal filness. The choice was made by the committee from a group of five juniors at Alton High School who reside in Godfrey Township and who were recom mended by the dean of women, Judy is an active member of Ihe junior class and belongs lo the following organizations: Lat in Club, Future Nurses, Junior Red Cross, chorus, and Student Council. She is on the honor roll at school. Judy holds the office of Fidelity in the Rainbow Girls and is an active member of the Pilgrim Fellowship of the Godfrey Congregational Church. She has appeared as a member of the cast in the home talent shows sponsored by the Legion for the past two years. Chosen as the alternate candidate for Girl's Stale is Donna Truitt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Truitt. If you ale like a bird, you would be eating half your weight in food a day. The U. S. aulo industry uses almost 80 million dollars worth of cotton in a year. 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Costs on ly a little more and it will actually pay for itself. MOTOR Q|i more from You and g£t it! r Home Burrau Unit Entertained MEDORA-Mrs. J. L. Toher \vas hostess to the Kemper Home Bureau unit Wednesday evening at her home. Fourteen members answered roll call with a flower exchange. Mrs. George Barnes, Mrs. Gerald Varble and Mrs. Hale Hilyard were visitors. The major lesson was given «y Mrs. Joe Kirsch and M r s . iene Kallal. Mrs. Marion Voyles ;ave the minor lesson. Recreation was in charge of Mrs. Voyles. The may meeting vill be with Mrs. John H. Quirk n Medora. Missionary Society Sleets MEDORA-The Missionary So- iety of the Kemper Baptist Church met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Monroe Elliott. Eight members were present. The society voted to send $10 lo the copper syndicate fund for Ihe Woman's Missionary Training School. Mrs. J, L. Tober had charge of the rievoliotis and Mrs. Kate Elliott, spiritual life chairman, read Ihe prayer calls for the month. The lesson, taken from the mis- ionary magazine, was in charge of Mrs, Monroe Elliott. The May meeting will he m he home of .Mrs. Russell Plogger. Attend Lodge Meetings MEDORA — Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Dodge, Mrs.. Sylvia Moore and Mrs. Don'Moore attended Friends Night of Uic Eastern Star Chapter at Glllespie Wednesday evening. Mr. Dodges Medora Cubs See Oil Safety Film MEDORA — The Cub Scout park meeting was held Tuesday evemns at. the Methodist Churrh basement. The theme for Ihe month was "Oil". A film, "Petroleum Safety for the farm," furnished by the Standard OH, was shown. Four boys received the.tr neckerchiefs. They were: Dean MeAnlseh, Den 1; Bobhy Fisher, Allen Nixon and David Heyen. r»en '2. The Cub Srout lenders will take th? boys of both Dens to the Police Cirrus in St. Louis May 2. (tames were played following Ihe meeting nnrt refreshments, furnished by Mrs. M\Anlsch of Fidelity, were served. Missionary Society M*ets MKDORA -The Woman's Missionary Union of th« Baptist Church met Wednesday afternoon at the church. Mrs. Irl Rhoads was devotional leader. Mrs. o. W. Complon sang a solo and Mis. Nellie Barnes led In player. Mrs. Bertha Rhnads was pro- grain leader. Assisting her were Mrs. Mary Lutz, Mrs v Agnes Chlsm, Miss Bertha Short. Mrs. Nellie Barnes, Mrs. Irl Rhoads and Mrs Compton. Auxiliaries Ktact MKDORA - The auxiliaries of Ihe Woman's Missionary Union of the Baptist Church have elected officers as follows: Inlet mediates— president, Ce Set Deadline For Crtrrollton Corn Contest CARROLLTON- \V. H. Riwn Jr., county farm adviser is announcing to -1-1 r club members that onl> a few days, remain In which they can enter the "X-Tra Yield" corn contest which Is sponsored by the extension service of the college of agriculture of the University of Illinois, Ihe Illinois Farm Supply Company and its affiliated member com- The "X-Tra Yield" contest was held for the first time in 1952 and causes « greatly Increased interest and participation in the regulAV 4-H club five acre corn project on which it is based. Winners In the local county shows this fall will be eligible for participation In Ihe state level contest to he held next year during Farm and Home Week at the University of I11I-' nois. 4-H Club members wishing to participate must have their 5- aero corn plot enrolled by May cella Sarglnson; vice president, Carol Hruns; secretary-treasurer, Kay Kizer; community missions and program chairman, Virginia Gorham. .Juniors — president, Donna Sarglnson; vice president, Linda Gaffney; secret ary-lrcasurer Charlotte. Kahl, and program chairman, Rosemary Frlcker, Prairie Home Btirean Unit Entertained FRAIRIETOWN—The Prairie Home Bureau Unit, met at the home of Mrs. Lydle Bernhardt Tuesday afternoon with 15 members and one visitor present. The major lesson was given by Mrs. Norman Goehel. Mrs. Harry Ciunkel spoke on "Corsage Making", Mrs. Edmund Eden and Mrs. Louis Weimers received prizes and Mrs. Delmore Braaseh re. ceived the friendship box. The local unit will he hostess for the next district meeting. rrnlrletown Notes PRAIRIETOWN - Henry Dubbelde entered McMillan Hospital, St. Louis, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Falckus of Chicago are spending several days with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pape and dniiphter. Mrs. Albert SteRemeler, Mrs. Vera (Jusewelle, Mrs. Alfred Dustman, Mrs. Erwln Meyer and served as worthy patron. Miss Pauline French, Mrs. Roy French, Mrs. Ina French, and Mrs. A. K. Frueh attended a worthy matron and patron party of the Alton Chapter Wednesday evening. S«vt Up to 20?<i NEW NOME OWNER'S INSURANCE POLICY Ph. 2-9797 Lo.vee, A. U'ooff 1 with the farm adviser to he eligible for Ihe contest. Sent* Stfll A lot of doughty Scots stfll art unhappy about a remark ffi« Queen made in a speech in JfcW Zealand. They protest that "til* statement that Queen £lizab€tf| of England was a forbear of bet Britannic Majesty is inaccurate because she died unmarried afid childless." 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