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Washington, D. C., Monday, October 17, 1949—A—18 •* w in, Lose, or Draw By FRANCIS STANN Great Day for the Irish A man carrying a portable typewriter alighted from an air liner in Chicago yesterday, meeting up with a portion of the eastbound Navy party changing planes, and said, "If my eyes look a little bulgy this morning, it isn't because of what you think. I saw the Notre Dame-Tulane game." He was merely one of several platoons of case-hardened football writers who came away from South Bend a little groggy after watch ing the Irish bury what was considered the South’s best team, 46 to 7. “Never saw anything like it,” he sighed, reminiscently. “I was sitting near a scout from North Carolina. At the end of the first quarter, the scout slammed a notebook shut and said. ‘I don’t have to see any more. I hate to go back and report to the boss after this game.’ Notre Dame held a 27-0 lead and Frank Leahy already was w'arming up substitutes and trying to pull his punches when the scout quit.” . Francis stann. Notre Dame’s lop-sided triumph seemed to transcend everything else over the week end. Once-mighty Mich igan lost its second in a row to Northwestern. There never was any question about Army-Harvard, but the number of points Army rolled up was impressive. Minnesota moved closer to the Rose Bow'l by trampling Ohio State and Rice licked Southern Methodist—but good. But it was Notre Dame's day. Judging by the rave notices, Frank Leahy’s juggernaut never looked better. So impressive were the Irish that unofficial historians went back to Knute Rockne's day in search of a better team and one, Gene Kessler of the Chi cago Sun-Times, wrote that he couldn't recall it. Even Leahy Felt Mellow Kessler says he's been following Notre name since i»io, Rockne’s first year. Kessler was working for the South Bend Tribune at the time. He thought it was the “greatest overall Notre Dame football squad in history" and told Leahy as much. "Why don't you put it like this?" suggested the cautious Leahy. "Notre Dame was greater Saturday than any Irish team you have seen.” If you know Frank Leahy, even that s tantamount to undi luted braggadocio. The man is a professional pessimist. He s lucky, but he’s rarely good. Notre Dame must have been pretty good last Saturday to inspire Leahy to utter such a reckless state ment. Well, it’s e cinch Notre Dame's going to remain No. 1 in the Nation for another week, at least. Any team that can cause an enemy scout to close his books at the end of a quarter—and play ing the likes of Tulane, which may never recover!—has got to be the best. The Irish used their tight T. plus the split-T, and there's a little single-wing in their repertoire, too. They've got a variety of defenses, too, plus a few fellows named Leon Hart. Emil Sitko. Bob Williams and Larry Coutre. Maybe they're not as well-known as the Four Horsemen, nor as successful individually at capturing headlines as Frank Carideo and Joe Savolai and Johnny Lujack, but they're cogs in what apparently must be a fair sort of a ball club. Army's Schedule Is Too Weak Notre Dame s present glory—plus that of Army on a minor chord scale—contrasts vividly with the decline of Michigan, win ner of 25 straight until Army and Red Blaik surprised the Wol verines, 21-7, a couple of weeks ago. In football the rate of attrition is great, except in the afore mentioned cases of Notre Dame and Army. In losing again to Northwestern last Saturday, Michigan seems doomed in the Big Ten. There's another team coming up in that league. Minnesota. Once upon a time the Gophers were hot stuff: now they are again. Army is suffering from lack of competition, insofar as na tional. ranking is concerned, -The Cadets play too many weak teams . . . Davidson, Virginia Military. Columbia, Harvard. They've had their big game—Michigan. With all due respect to Penn, they've got only Navy to worry about. Navy may well give Army a tough time. Navy may have no outstanding record when it comes time for the service classic, but the Midshipmen will have fought Southern Cal and Notre Dame and Tulane and Wisconsin and that experience is a great leveler. At least it was last year. Navy hadn't won a game and Army hadn't lost, but all the Cadets got was a 21-21 tie and the query thrown at them by the Middies: “When do you play Vassar?” Chibears Snap Eagles' String, 49ers Maintain Sizzling Pace By the Associated Press The Champion Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League can be beaten. And it was Johnny Lujack, not Sid Luckman. who helped prove it by leading the Chicago Bears to a 38-21 de cision over the favored Eagles yesterday at Chicago for Phila delphia's first defeat in four 1949 starts. It also marked Philadelphia's first defeat in its last 12 games, including exhibitions. Playing through almost the entire game. Lujack tossed two ’touchdown passes, set up another pair and scored one personally. That game helped keep the Bears just behind the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL Western Division. A crowd of 50, 129 looked on. The Rams made their 1949 rec ord 4-0-0 by trimming the De troit Lions. 21-10, before 21,420 saddened Motor City fans. De troit has yet to win in four starts. Sharpshooter Bob Waterfield pulled the Rams from behind after the Lions had taken a 10-0 lead in the first 16 minutes. He found the target with 14 of 31 Williams Rated Choice Over Millan Tonight Johnny (Honeyboy) Williams, clever lightweight from Montgom ery, Ala., is favored to run his local winning streak to three straight when he boxes Charley Millan of Baltimore tonight at Turner’s Arena. This bout is one of four eight-rounders on Matchmaker Gabe Menendez's ‘‘Carnival of Headliners.” Williams is no heavy hitter, but he is fast and fancy. Last winter he showed here twice against local boys to win over Herbie Jones and Stonewall Jackson. Millan also worked at Turner's last winter and was knocked out in the 10th round of a good scrap by Freddie Daw son. listed by the NBA as logical contender for the lightweight title. Helping make Williams the choice is the fact that last year he decisioned Dawson. Local Middleweights Holly Mims and Artie Bethea tangle in another promising scrap. Both have beat en Julian Keene and the winner will challenge Ken Stribling for the District 150-pound crown. Mims fought Stribling to a draw not long ago. Youngsters are featured in the ot bouts. passes for 208 yards, including a 48-yard peg that meant a touch down. Waterfield also kicked three points after touchdown. That left the Rams as the only unbeaten team in either the Na tional Football League or the All America Conference. San Francisco, a powerhouse in the AAC. is set for next Sunday’s test against the red-hot New York Yankees. The 49ers yesterday crushed the only team that has beaten them this year, the Buffalo Bills. 51-7. That gives the Yan kees a record of four wins in five starts. In the only other AAC tilt the Yankees made it three in a row by taking the Baltimore Colts, 24-21, yesterday. The Pittsburgh Steelers, thanks to a 21-17 conquest over the New York Giants, moved into a tie with the Eagles for the Eastern Division leadership. In other Na tional League games, the Chicago Cardinals downed Green Bay, 39-17, and the Washington Red skins beat the New York Bull dogs, 38-14. Getting back to Lujack, the Bears’ bullet-thrower completed 15 of 26 tosses for 240 aerial yards, to the delight of 50,129 Wrigley Field patrons. Johnny got in on all the Chicago scoring except a 54-yard touchdown run made by George McAfee on an intercepted pass and a 20-yard field goal con tributed by George Blanda, both in the last period. Philadelphia’s Steve Van Buren, top ground-gainer in the league, could advance only 15 yards in as many tries. And the Eagles picked up a mere 42 yards rushing. Chicago’s Cardinals, registered in every period over the Packers before a Milwaukee throng of 18, 464. Venton Yablonski, the Cards’ kicking star, tied a 10-year league record by place-kicking three field goals. He now shares the mark with Ralph Kerchejsal of Brook lyn and Phil Martmovich of De troit. A crowd of 29,911 turned out for the New York Giants’ silver jubilee celebration but saw Pitts burgh wrap up the game in the closing stages. Bobby Gage ran a punt back 50 yards to the Giants’ 44, then Jim Finks got home a pair of passes to Val Jan Irish Aces Win, 13-0 Charles Ringer and Ben Padgett each scored a touchdown as the Irish Aces beat Allentown A. C., 13-0, in a football game yester day at Allentown, Md. Buoyed Redskins Set to Make It Warm for Eagles WINNING COMBINATION—One of the chief reasons for the Redskins’ 38-14 conquest of New York’s Bulldogs at Griffith Stadium yesterday was the aerial teamwork of Sammy Baugh and Hal Crisler. Here Samuel 433, left) has not yet returned to earth after leaping to fire a pass to Crisler (55) for a badly needed first down in the second period of the contest. Immediately after this camera shot Crisler was chased out of bounds on the Bulldogs’ 38-yard line by Center Mervin Pregulman (61). Len Szafaryn (43, on ground) has taken out his man just in front of Dan Sandifer (201. All told, Crisler picked up 120 yards by latching on to seven passes and the three touchdowns he registered alone would have been enough to assure a Tribal victory. And here, with the Bulldogs on the march in the third period and the Redskins’ lead being threatened, you see some signs of anxiety on the Washington bench. Pictured are Head Coach Billick Whelchel (right) and Backfield Coach Wilbur Moore—Star Staff Photos by Paul Schmick. 30 Yankees, 31 Dodgers Given Full Shares of Series Coin By the Associated Press CINCINNATI, Oct. 17.—Thirty members of the New York Yankees got full shares of $5,665.54 each for defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series, it was an nounced today by Walter Mulbry, secretary of baseball. Thirty-one Brooklyn players re ceived $4,272.74 apiece. The Yankees gave three players $4,249.16 four were voted $2,832.77; eight received $1,416.38: one ath lete $1,500, and two members of the organization $350 apiece. Two Brooklyn players were voted half shares of $2,136.37 each, while another member of the organiza tion got $712.12. Johnny Mize, bought from the New York Giants near the end of the regular season, was voted a half share, amounting to $2,832.77. The big first baseman connected safely twice in pinch-hit roles in the World Series. Mulbry also made public the distribution of series money to the teams which finished second, third and fourth in both major leagues. The Yankees distributed full shares of their money—total of $206,159.45—as follows: Henry Bauer, Lawrence Berra, Robert Brown, Tommy Byrne, Gerald Coleman, Joe DiMaggio, Tommy Henrich, Bill Johnson, Johnny Lindell, Edward Lopat, Cliff Mapes, Clarence Marshall, Constantine Niarhos, Joe Page. Vic Rasche, Allie Reynolds. Phil Rizzuto, John Sanford. Charles Silvera, George Stirnweiss, Gene Woodling. Casey Stengel, Jim Turner, Charley Keller, Frank Crosetti, G. Mauch, R. Porter field, Bill Dickey, Frank Scott,' Frank Shea. Receiving $4,249.16 were Ralph Buxton, Pete Sheehy and Duane Pillette. Checks for $2,832.77 will be sent to Jack Phillips, Johnny Mize, Dick Kryhdski and Ralph Houk. The following will receive $1, 416.39: Hugh Casey, Frank Hiller, Fenton Mole, Pete Previte, James Delsing, Wallace Hood and Joseph Collins. Walter Owens was given $1,500 and Bert Padell and Ralph Car riere each received $350. Brooklyn divided its $137,439.64 series money in this manner: Full shares of $4,272.74—Jack Banta, Rex Barney, Ralph Branca, Tom Brown, Roy Campanella, Bill Cox, Bruce Edwards, Carl Furillo, Joe Hatten, Gene Hermanski, Gil Hodges, John Jorgenson, Myron McCormick, Eddie Miksis, Paul Minner, Don Newcombe, Ervin Pa lica, Harold Reese, Jackie Robin son, Edwin Roe, Edwin Snider, Dick Whitman, Burt Shotton, Jake Pitler, Milton Stock, Clyde Suke forth, Harold Parrott, Harold Wendler, Carl Erskine, Luis Olmo and Marvin Rackley. Half shares of $2,136.37 went to Sam Narrow arid John Griffin, i Stanley Strull got $712.12. j. «om *** *y «m»m ***** in\ 157 Golfers Scheduled For Pro-Member Play Fifty-two professionals and 105 members of Congressional Coun try Club will compete in the! $l,500-added Pro-Member golf tournament tomorrow at Con gressional. Play will start at 9 a.m. and threesomes will leave the tee until 1:20. Pairings and starting times, with the pros named first: 9. Warner Gray. William C. Hackman, H L. Merrick; 9:05, Dewey Ricketts. H. C. Adams. L. E. Cox: 9:10, Chas. Muck. Jr„ C. E. Huntley, H. J. Klossner: 9:15. Larry Hogan. E. S. Draper, Bo McClellan; 9:20, Doug Orr, Eddie Ault, Noah Pomeroy; 9:25, S. W. Bogley, Jr., C. H. De Zevallos, F Murphy. Jr.: 9:30, Tom Ryan, J. C. Brady, G. H. Schultze; 9:35, Gene Larkin, G. c. Whhlen, Frank Murray: 9:40, Clagett Stevens, F. E. Hunt, H. B. Alderson; 9:40, 9:45, T. J. Gibraski, B. L. Eberts. G. W. Furlow; 9:50. Bobby Bowers. E. V. Brum flel. George De Franceaux: 9:55. Harry Grlesmer. V. M. Briggs, A. E. Landvoigt. 10. Max Elbln, W. H. Wenzel. J. A. Mullally; 10:10, George Diffeubaugh, W. O. Woolley. W. B. Maroshek: 10:15. Wiffv Cox. H. F. Bachman. H. E. Phillips; 10:20, A1 Houghton, F. E. McArdle. E. H. Lodenz; 10:25. John O'Donnell, R. I. Preult. A. W. Tilley; 10:30, Harold Oatman. J. L. Gib bons, P. Erlsman: 10:35. A1 Jamison, H. R. Helsing, B. F. Scarff: 10:40, Fred McLeod, R. W. Damschefaky, J. C. Spearman; 10:45, Jack Isaacs, E. P. Kavanaugh, R. R. Chenowith; 10:66. Cliff Spencer, W. E. Gallagher, Dr. P. R. Chapman. 11. Mel Shorey, A. B. mills, T. K. Smith; 11:05, Bill Strausbaugh, E. M. Warner, Dr. R. V. Herwlck; 11:10, Frank Inver nlzzi, W. G. Myers, R. A. Gabriel: 11:18. John Bass A. W. Famular. J. J. Kennedy; 11:20. Ralph Beach. C. Hagerty, T. K. Wheeler; 11:25, Severn White, H. K. Beck, E. M. Becker; 11:30, C. T. McMaster, T. Belahe, O. T. Smith; 11:36, Tom Sullivan, W. O. Wisstnger, C. H. Maher; 11:40, Otto Greiner, P. J. Nee. Dr. W. F. Sullivan; 11:45. Andy Gibson. T. J. Lennon, J. L. Tilison; 11:50, Walter Romans, P. J. Gregg, F. L. Hewitt. 12. Charles Bassler. M. P. Nolan. Dr. B. F. Dean: 12:05. Buck Worsham. C. P. Given. D. A Stalker; 12:10, Jim Flatley, George Cronell. H. A. Mihills; 12:15, J. A. Reposky, W. W. Bayfield, E. L. Morrison, 12:20. Bob Williams, F. J. O'Connell, J. W. Upton; 12:25. Jimmy Duke. W. L. Snea, H. L. Beuscaren; 12:30, John Musser, R N. Hendrickson. F. B. Helan; 12:35, Chas Betschler, V. A. Johnson. Dr. E. E. Quayle: 12:40, Emory Sullivan, W. M. Schoenielder, C. Bargeron; 12:45, Bob Grove. H. Cross, J. J. Radice; 12:50, C. A. Herllng. E. M. English, R. C. Briggs; 12:55, Criss Sheffield, A. G. Dezendorl, F. E. Johnson. 1, Jim Duncan. W. D. Willey. A. H. Bowis; 1:05, Frank Tenny. J. D. Kendall, L. F. Lamb, John Flattery; 1M0, Arnold Haneke. H. L. Anderson, W. P. Wilcox; 1:15. Chandler Harper. E. L. Stolhman, C. J. Matthews: 1:20. Hugh McClellan. H. G. Young. B. 8. Quigley. E. G. Mc Candlish. Crisler's Great Catches Mark Win Over Bulldogs By Lewis F. Atchison Heartened by a 38-14 victory over the New York Bulldogs, the Redskins looked up today and squarely into the face of a real Hallowe'en bogeyman, the Phila delphia Eagjes. But if their sup porters are worried about next Sunday’s game in Quaker Town, another “must” for the Tribe, Coach Billick Whelchel is taking it in stride. Yesterday's win boosted the Skins into a tie for third place with the Giants in the National League’s eastern division, each having two victories in four games. “We aren’t conceding them a thing,” said the admiral, referring to next Sunday’s game. “No team is whipped before it goes on the field, especially a team of rookies such as w^ have. We might get together and give the Eagles a surprise. We certainly can't lose the game before it is played.” It was a courageously spoken piece, especially with End Joe Tereshinski and Fullback Ed Quirk still on the injured list. The Eagles undoubtedly are scream ing after losing a few feathers to the Bears yesterday and will be under pressure next week to get back in the winning column. Man for man Greasy Neale's outfit adds up to a three-touchdown favorite over the Tribe, but Bil lick has a few men who weigh above average and could do the job. Sammy Baugh, who pitched four tolichdown passes to send the ersatz Bulldogs yipping home with their fourth consecutive tin can dangling from their tails, is key man No. 1. On a good day the Sweetwater Slinger can wreck the best of them, as old heads around the circuit will agree. Baugh had to be good yesterday, with his wife and two sons look ing proudly on. He had a hand in all the scoring, directing all of the Tribe’s touchdown drives and holding the ball for Dick Poillon's 2i-yard field goal. Baugh, at long last, discovered another end who can go get passes yesterday as lanky Hal Crisler latched on to three tosses for as many touchdowns. The first was as spectacular as any catch ever made at Griffith Stadium, football or baseball, with Crisler snaring the ball on his fingertips and somersaulting into th* end zone. The pass covered 29 yards. Hal took another, a couple of minutes later after Ed Berrang had picked up Joe Golding’s fumble on the Bulldog 32-yard line. This time he snatched the ball on the goalline and banged into the upright. His third score, coming after New York had rallied and reduced the Tribe’s lead to 21-14, was a straight-down-the middle heave with Crisler out Curved Safety Glass Door Latches Repaired IMMEDIATE SEBVICE AUTO GLASS INSTALLED IMMEDIATELY Open All Day Saturday HERSONS New and Used Auto Parts 72 Fla. Avt. M.E. NI. 7100 1605 M.Y. Av. H.E. running Joe Sabasteanski for a 47-yard gain. It is noteworthy that Redskins seem to have the backfield talent1 this year but sadly lack offensive blocking, at least the kind of blocking that would get the run ners into the open where they could strut their stuff. Johnny Steber's return at guard, after an absence of two weeks because of a fractured cheekbone, will help, but it won’t be enough against the Eagles. The Skins need at least three good offensive linemen to make the attack click and they don’t have them. It will have to be Baugh and whichever end or back he finds loose at Philadelphia unless, as Billick hopes, the rookies begin to block. It also should be pointed out that the Skins have been able to score without a consistent ground attaek in their last three games. They earned only one touchdown against the Cardinals as Baugh sat out the entire second half, but they got 27 against Pittsburgh. 35 against the Giants and 38 yester day for 107 points, an average of almost 27 per game. Pete Stout, who satisfactorily proved he can move when given an opening, plunged the final foot (See REDSKINS, Page A-19.) j The Lineups | , WASHINGTON. Left ends—Crisler, Taylor. Berrang. Left tackles—Koussos. Szafaryn. Ntemi. Left guards—Siegert. Stovall. Centers—Demao. Ehrhardt. Right guards—Badeczewski. Katrishen. Right tackle—Adams, Hendren. Peebles Right ends—Shoener. Goodnight. Quarterbacks—Gilmer. Baugh. Left halfs — Goode. Sandifer. Dowda. Saenz Right halfs—Livingston. Monta, Seno. Poillon. Fullbacks—Stout. Cochran. NEW YORK. Left ends—Chipley. Tamburo. Left tackle—Nolan Roman, Pregulman Left guards—Barzilauskas. Jfatinski. Centers—Domnanovich. Ellis. Right guards—Sabasteanski. Weaver. Right tackles—Vogelaar. Gaul Right ends—Scollard. Abbey. Heywood. Quarterbacks—Layne. Rauch. Left halfs — Sensanbaugher. Shoults. Campbell Right half—Golding. Nelson. Watt. Fullbacks — Osmanski. Muehlheusar, Boyda. Washington - . . 7 14 7 10—3R New York _ 0 7 7 0—14 Washington scoring: Touchdowns — Stout. Crisler (3). Dowda. Points after touchdowns—Poillon to) (place kicks). Field goal—Poillon. New York scoring: Touchdowns—Lane. Heywood. Points after touchdowns—Scol lard <2> (place kicks). STATISTICS. „ Wash. N. Y First downs . ... is i ft Net yards gained rushing 17R 237 Forward passes attempted 34 39 Forward passes completed ... . is 14 Yards forward passing 2R7 131 i Forwards intercepted by o 0 Yards gained runback inter ceptions _ ... 0 9 : Punting average 43 40.R i Total yards, all kicks returned 109 16R Opponents’ fumbles recovered 6 2 Yards lost by penalties . _ 109 23 Q Griff Ready to Offer Contract to Harris, Due Tomorrow j By Burton Hawkins The job of managing the Nats is Bucky Harris' for the asking and indications are the requesi will be forthcoming within a mat ter of hours. Harris is en route here from San Diego and admittedly await ing him with a contract is Clark Griffith, president of the Wash ington baseball club. Griffith and Harris have held only a preliminary discussion concerning the position but the long-time friends are ex pected to r^ach agreement to morrow. Bucky will enter a conference with Griffith, for whom he has managed 13 teams, in a favored role. Harris Is in a position to demand a long-term contract at fat figures, for Griffith obviously is eager to land the one-time "boy wonder" who has spent 22 of the last 26 years piloting five major 1 league clubs. It was on the recommendation of Harris that Griffith recently purchased Outfielder Irving Noren from Hollywood of the Pacific Coast League. “At that time I asked Bucky if he was hooked up for next year," said Griffith. "Bucky said ‘no.’ He told me he would be here October 18 (tomor row) to talk with me.” * Harris, who will be 53 on No iSee HARRIS. Page~XT97> Crisler Honored As Redskin Ace Hal Crisler, 6-foot-4. 215 pound end, is the Redskin play- <„ er of the week and will be hon- : ored tonight on Jimmy Gib- ,c bons' television show over WMAL-TV at 7:15 p.m„ Chan- 7 nel 7. Playing with a shoulder not completely recovered from an ,, injury received two weeks ago ~ at Pittsburgh, Crisler ipro- * nounced with a short caught three passes to help the Tribe overwhelm the Bulldogs yester day, 38-14. Two of those catches were in the realm of the spectacular, although the . big end time and again has » demonstrated that he can go get ’em. in ut rj 3 n 13 J 3d 3? on oZ 'fr iT Oi We are exclusive distribu tors for the famous ^ SCHWINN-BUILT BIC Y CLES. All models for im mediate delivery. Mt. Vernon ° Cycle & Sport Shops 933 G Street N.W. 5019 Wisconsin Avenue 8223 Georgia Avenue 424 9th St. N.W.