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Thursday, October 24, 1968


Thursday, .Qctober 24, 1968 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Lakers wilt before Pistons, 117-110

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By The AssociatedPress I
DETROIT-The Detroit Pistons,
plagued with talk of unhappiness
toward Coach Dennis Butcher be-
fore the game, roared back in the
second half last night to beat the
Los Angeles Lakers 117-110.
It was the Pistons' first victory
in four National Basketball As-
sociation starts and matches the
record of the Lakers picked una-
nimously to run away with hon-
ors in the Western Division this
Dave Bing, the league's leading,
scorer, rifled in 18 of his 29 points
in the third period as the Pistons
struck from a 59-56 halftime def-
icit to stay in front for keeps.
Early in the final period with
Detroit leading by only two points,
rookie center Otto Moore flipped
in a pair of baskets to spark a
* Detroit Surge that shot the Pis-
tons ahead by 10 points and they
never were seriously threatened
the rest of the way.
The Lakers played most of the
second half without their, all-star
guard Jerry West who suffered a
recurrence of a groin injury in the

third quarter after scoring 19
points during the first two quar-
ters. Elgin Baylor had 31 points
and Wilt Chamberlain had 29
points plus 24 rebounds for the
Eddie Miles who started his
first game in his six-year pro-
fessional career as a forward,
flipped in 28 points for the
* * *

a field goal and a free throw to
put the game out of reach.
Sanders and Bailey Howell led
the Celtics with 21 points each
and Siegfried had 18, while play-
er-coach Bill Russell dominated
the boards with 30 rebounds.
The Celtics used only seven
players in hiking their record to
3-0 and taking over first place in.
the Eastern Division.
* * *


Hawks claw Bulls

Celts crown Royals

BOSTON - Clutch shooting by
Tom Sanders and Larry Siegfried
held off a late Cincinnati surge as
the Boston Celtics won their Na-
tional Basketball Association home
opener over the Royals 108-101
last night.
The Celtics opened a big early
lead but suddenly went cold in
the first six minutes of /the final
period, hitting only two of 14 shots.
as the Royals closed the gap to
90 to 86. But Sanders hit two
field goals and Siegfried tossed in


Gridde Pickings


(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Daily wishes to apologize to the University
community for the mentality of the following letter. But we do not want
to discourage editorial feedback, no matter how feeble.)
Sports Editor#
Michigan Daily
Ann Arbor, Michigan
' Dear Pink-editor:
DThe Daily has once again shown a marked propensity for gross
misrepresentation of the facts. As has been demonstrated in the past,
the Daily is opinionated in a far left (out) position. Even considering
this, their guards are down and they cannot advance the literary,
ball across the line of scrimmage.
In an article written in, the sports section of Wednesday's paper,
the tacts expressed in a quote by one female fan were completely in
error. Said young lady, on being asked her opinion, the Daily Libels
"were tremendously funny." She thought it was the dry run practice
of the Michi-Fish. The ends split and tore down the field (they heard
that the girl's field hockey team was going to take the turf), and'it
was indeed a pity that those two Angell Elementary School students
got in the way of "Eric The Killer" because'he almost got hurt when
he hit the ground. If the true' facts are to be expressed, ask any of,
the tens of--thousands of fans who watched the Muggers masterly
exhibit the skills of football on Saturday. A prominent football coach
was there, and he just had one comment: "I hope the Libels chicken
. out, because if they don't they will be flattened out"
Love and Kisses,
The UAC Muggers.,

ATLANTA-Lou Hudson scored
25 points and led the Atlanta
Hawks to a 108-91 victory over the
Chicago Bulls in a National Bas-
ketball Association game yester-
The game was marred by six
technical fouls, including five on
It was the second straight vic-
tory for the Hawks after an open-
ing-night loss to Cincinnati. Chi-
cago is now 2-2 for the season.
Joe Caldwell followed Hudson
with 23 points. For Chicago, Jim
Washington had 18 points and
Flynn Robinson and Barry Ole-
mens each had 16.
Knicks devalue Bucks
Howard Komives hit a 30-foot,
twisting jump shot with 11 seconds
showing on the clock to give the
New York Knicks a 114-112 vic-
tory over the Milwaukee Bucks in
a National Basketball Association
game last night.
The Bucks, down by 15 points in
the third period, capped their
comeback when Guy Rodgers put
in a .20-foot Jumper at :57 for a
110-409 Milwaukee lead.
After Willis Reed connected on
a three pointer, John McGlocklin
tied it at 112 all, setting t h e
stages for Komives' spectacular
Reed finished with 23 points,
tops for New York. Walt Balamy
added 22 and Komives 18 for the
Yesterday's Results
New York 114, Milwaukee 112
Detroit 117, Los Angeles 110
Boston 108, Cincinnati 101
Atlanta 106, Chicago 91
San Diego at Seattle, ine.
Today's Games{
New York at Phoenix
Baltimore at San Diego
only games scheduled.
Yesterday's Results
New York 6, Oakland 1
Montreal at Los Angeles, inc.
Today's Games
St. Louis at Boston
Minnesota at Philadelphia
Only games scheduled.

IN 1964, President Johnson proposed the initia-
tion of a Great Society. Today, four years later,
we are reaping the results.
CURRENTLY, we are facing the worst inflation
since World War I1. In the last five years the
purchasing power of every American dollar has
dropped by 10 per cent. Mortgage interest rates
are at the highest level since the administration
of U. S. Grant. The chairman of the Federal Re-
serve Board calls our economic. crisis the worst
since 1932.
THE LEVEL OF CRIME has reached new heights.
Since 1960, crime has risen nine times as fast
as the population, and if the present rate con-
tinues the present level of crimes will double
by 1972. In Washington, D.C., alone, 1000
felonies per week were committed in the weeks
following the April riots, and the situation be-
came so bad that Washington, D.C., bus drivers
had to start using tokens instead of coins to
avoid being robbed.
OUR FOREIGN POLICY hasn't fared much bet-
ter. Today, we face the fact of being worse off
in every major area of the world than we were
in 1960. For five years the United States, the
most powerful nation in the world, has been in-
volved in a war of attrition with a small agrarian
country with still no definite end in sight; and
respect for America has fallen so low that a
fourth rate military power has felt at liberty to


Empty promises have caused
much of the bitterness of
the slum dweller. How can
we offer real opportunity,
realistic hope? ELECT RICH-
Here are some of the things
he wants to do:
1. Use new Federal Tax in-
centives-to get private enter-
prise into the ghetto, and get
the people of the ghetto into
private enterprise.
2. Foster "black capitalism,"
which means black prideand
progress - black ownership
of homes and new businesses.
3. Stop acting as if all the
answers are in Washington.
Return to the cities a larger,
fairer share of the wealth
they produce so the cities
can better meet their own
4. Develop new Federal and
local educational programs
to provide every child in Am-
erica an equal chance at the
satrting line.

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seize an American vessel and her crew.

THESE ARE THE RESULTS of the policies which Lyndon Johnson initiated and which Hubert
Humphrey has pledged to continue. America can not afford to experience four more years of
failure, it needs the change in direction which Nixon can provide.
A RECENT DETROIT NEWS poll showed Nixon leading Humphrey. in Michigan by only one per-
centage point. Michigan is"a crucial state and every effort is going to be needed to carry it for
Nixon. Therefore if you would like to help change the direction in which America has been
going, please call the STUDENTS FOR NIXON-AGNEW at 663-9088 or stop by our office at
2542 SAB.

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Minnesota....at MICHIGAN
(pick score)
Ohio State at Illinois
Wisconsin at Northwestern
Iowa at Purdue

11.'Miami (Fla.) at Auburn

5. Notre Dame at Michigan State
6. Arizona at Indiana
7. Syracuse at California
8. Princeton at Pennsylvania
9. Virginia at Navy
10. Houston at Mississippi


Air Force at Pittsburgh
SMU at Texas Tech
Stanford at UCLA
North Carolina at Wake Forest
Miaryland at North Carlina
Dartmouth at Harvard
Clemson at Alabama.
Holy Cross at Buffalo
DAILY LIBELS vs. uac mug-

Go.Spiro Agnew,

"It's better to have my foot in 'm mouth
than my hand in your pocket"


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