?Off with the New, On with the Old
Don't be surprised if there is a return next fall to the system of "split" squads of football officials in intersectional games instead of the present system (a wartime economy move) of using strictly home-conference crews. Some of the biggest officiating rhubarbs of the season have been traceable to hairline regional differences in interpretation of the rules.
Eddie Arcaro revealed at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. that Nashua wouldn't run well with dirt hitting him in the face or with another horse on the outside. "Sometimes I was condemned because I hustled him right to the front.... Nashua's retired now, so I guess it's okay to talk."
?Spectacular, But Not up to Par
Wilt Chamberlain, holding back a bit because he is not yet in top condition, scored 18 points in 15 minutes for Kansas University's varsity basketball team in a warmup game with the freshmen. In a similar game last year Chamberlain, playing on freshman team, led them to an 81-71 defeat of the varsity.
?If at First You Don't Succeed, Try Another Brand
Britain's Stirling Moss, twice runner-up to World Champion Racing Driver Juan Fangio, will try for the top spot next year driving British Van walls in the eight Grand Prix races. Moss drove for Mercedes in 1955, Maserati this year.