Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on October 16, 1963 · Page 35
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Cutter Gossip '.... by PHIL Having trouble with a 10 pin that seems anchored down? At times the right -hand corner hardwood acts as if it doesn 't belong down there. If that is your personal opinion you 're absolutely correct -the 10th pin in bowling Is a misfit. A necessary evil, agreed, but a Johnny-come* lately troublemaker. Back in 1628 when the Dutch introduced the game to America (and when Cass Anderson bought his first second-hand ball), bowlers had to contend with but nine pins. Early keglers failed to note whether this setup made the game any easier or agreeable. Being acquainted with the moods of today's pins, however, I'd venture to say that our ancestors had difficulties with one of their ancestors. A twist in terminology and a smattering of colloquial speech was probably the only difference. Instead of "tapped by that (censored) 10 pin again," our bowling forerunners might have come forth with a "my sympa thies, Hendrik, I fear number nine wood has defied thee once more." Both exclamations get the point across. The change was brought about when gamblers moved in on the sport and it was outlawed by the Puritans. A dastardly deed, although there are evenings when I'd be inclined to give my whole-hearted support to such a ruling. To sidestep the law, a 10th pin was added and the arrangement of pins was changed from a diamond to a triangular setup — thus the game today. Pin Din Marion Keck fashioned a 503 at Alpha. . .Rae Woids came up with a 492. . . Ruth Gilson put together an all-spare 177 .. . Eleanor Cox used a pair of 200's to reach 544. . .Mary Sturgeon shot a 511, 202 high. . . I {MONEY I for I I FALL !EXPENSES "FINANCE S C0K*O*ATI0M a Fast Service | Up to $800 I On sensible plans ' sue • Money to Buy Mow —PAY , 1 LATKMI Others use our • | plana every year for Fall | • expenses—you can too. • ' With good credit and I | steady employment, you're I • all set. | I Call, writ* or com* in! • • You emit dwpmnd on i FINANCE > CORPORATION | St S. FralrU 142-0111 | Joyce Pranks styled a 193 single ... Toots Johnson rolled to a 512 ... Dot Garman finished at 508 . . . Nina Shriber went 47 pins over 500. . . Elizabeth Cox felled a 483 .. . Lila Jones, seeking pins in the Ladies' 60 League at Galesburg Bowl, shook off a bad throw and turned the "Big 4" 4-6-7-10 into a mark. Other split conversions: Donna Peterson, 3-7-10 and 5-10; Eleanor Cox, 6-7 .. . Victory Leaguers broke out of their slump at Pla- Mor recently with a hamper crop of 200 plus games. Robert Swegart led the way with a 236 while Amos Cadwell opened up with a 230 on his way to a 632 series. Art Stone stroked a 223 and Bill Mecum disposed of the 4-6-7-10 Nemesis for a spare. This is the third such "Big 4" conversion reported this season —what's the secret? Also breaking the 200 barrier were Robert Bennett, Walt Baars, Earl Riddell, Harold Sherwood, L y 1 e Thompson, Dean Fay, Gene Greenburg. Jamboree News Entries are in for the 1963 Illinois League and Association Officers Bowling Jamboree, to be held at Aurora Sunday. Although smaller in number than last season's contingent to Moline, Galesburg hopefuls still figure to bring home their share of the goods. A total of 68 GBA officers, 32 on the 3:30 shift and 36 at 4:30, will make the trip. Thirty- seven bowlers plan to take advantage of a chartered bus, which will depart from Northgate Lanes at 8 a.m. Sunday. Should you be in the dark as to your shift time, all pertinent information has been posted at those Lanes sending officers to the annual meet. Fibber McGee had a 224 in addition to a murphy, 3-10 pickup .. . Bud Peterson carved a 250 at Galesburg Bowl . . . Larry Martin conquered a 5-10 . . . Len Byerly and Paul Peck picked up their Northgate '600 Club" patches with 628 and 625, respectively . . . Clyde Davis included a 237 in his 610 at Abbe Lanes . . . Joe Russo toppled 229 of'em . . . Terry Andrews shot a 244 . . . Bowling _ Lueky Strikes. M-6; The flftwlert. 16-12; %' Baits, 15-13;Misfits, 11-17; A, 3,'t, 10-lS: Pli^Kneeksrs, 1018; Penquins, 9-19; Astro-Nuts, High team series, A. J/J, 4313; high team game, A. J.'s, 797\ _ . High individual series, Art Watson, 544; Phyllis Watson, 448; high individual game, Ned Anderson and Lonnie Johnson, 197 tie, Sue Johnson, 190. ROCKETS MIXED LEAGUE Rivet Rats, 21*3; Ridge Runners. 15-9: Happy Four, 12-12: Rejects, I 12-12; Fad* Outs, 11-13; Atlas, 10- 1 14; Ramblers, 9*15; Mil-Mo, 8-18.' High team series, River Rats, 2169; High team game, Rejects, 774. High lnd. series, (M) Al Riggs, 647, (W) Nor-.ia Brown, 518; High ind. game, (M) Virgil Moore, 209, (W) Norma McMillan, 190. TROUBLE SHOOTERI LEAGUE Leo Stein Trophies, 19-9; L. A. Linman Ins., lBVi-SVfc; Hilman, Curry VJobil Serv., 16-12; McDonald's, 14'/ 2 -13V 2 ; Hawthorne Drugs, 13-15; State Farm Ins. 12-16; David Klapp Exc, 11-17; Carson Pirie Scott, 8-20. High team game, Hilman, Curry Mobil Serv., 924; High team series, David Klapp Exc, 2648. High ind. game, Karen Turney, 184; High ind. series, Karen Turney, 493. OUYS AND GALS LEAGUE Tiny's Clippers, 19-5; Orphans, 15-9; Butch's Cities Service, 14-10; Dohrn, 14-10; Galesburg Bowl, 1410; Admiral, 14-10 Suburban Inn, 12-12: Kings Konstruction Ko., 915; Lukes, 9-15; Spuds, 9-15; Kenny's Shell, 9-15; Wong 's Cafe, 6-18. High team scries, Galesburg Bowl, 2967; High team game, Butch's, 1023. High ind. series. (M) C. Gray, 590, (W) M. Smith, 577; High ind. Tame, (M) C. Gray, 247, (W) M. Smith, 214. ALPHA JETS LEAGUE Rivoli Grain, 15-6; Country Queens, 14-7; Insurance Exchange, 11-10; Farmers State Bank, 11-10; Alpha T.V. and Radio 7-14; New Windsor Cafe, 5-16. High team series, Farmers State Bank, 2311; high team game, Rivoli Grain, 782. High individual series, Marlon Keck, 485; high individual game, Joyce Franks, 174. Ill i ni Battle(Continued from page 33) Galesburg RegisterMsit, Galesburg, 111. Wednesday, Oct. 16,1963 35 Competition Fierce for Football Team CANON CITY, Colo. (AP)Competition for places on the Rockbusters football team is fierce. The team, made up of inmates of the Colorado penitentiary, opens the season Nov. 2 against the Western State College junior varsity at Hickey Field in Canon City. It will be the first game in history outside the gates for the Rockbusters. tent one-two quarterback punch well supplemented by the running of sophomores Jim Grabowski and Sam Price and the power thrusts of fullback Al Wheatland. Illinois will have to set up two defenses for Minnesota. The Gophers have a passing threat at all times when Bob Sadek is at quarterback and were impressive against Northwestern when Larry Peterson took over and marched them 75 yards to a touchdown on the ground and then ran for two points and an 8-7 lead. Northwestern Coach Ara Parseghian, having met both clubs, said both are strong on defense and the game figures to be a tossup. "Illinois must be prepared to switch its defenses depending on whether Sadek or Peterson are quarterbacking Minnesota," said Parseghian. "I have always been a great admirer of Murray Warmath's defenses and Illinois will have to go hard to score on the Gophers. It should be a great football game." Alston Receives Honor ST. LOUIS (UPI)-The Sporting News Tuesday nomed Los Angeles Dodger skipper Walter Alston the "Major League Manager of 1963." Add to Roster WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Senators added rookie first baseman Tom De Hart, pitcher George Angel and third baseman Frank Garnett to their roster today. our Wend BUD NELSON 7 W, Main St. 342-4816 GALE BROCK Knowille, 111. 289-9110 DEAN HILL 474 N. Academy 343-1338 BOB RICHARDSON 048 Bceeher 342-1086 STATf FAIM INSUIANCf. Life insurance; that is. 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