?The Final Reel
At week's end the cross-country cliff hanger was whether Brooklyn's Walter O'Malley and the Los Angeles City Council would get together by O'Malley's October 1 deadline, but Angelenos in general paid little mind to the final reel. It was football time, and some 156,000 of them turned up for three weekend games ( UCLA- Illinois, USC-Michigan, Rams-Eagles) at the Coliseum.
?Push 'em Back
Central High School of Little Rock defeated Istrouma High of Baton Rouge last week 15-6. Cheering Central on ("Push 'em back!") were 100 members of the 101st Airborne, relaxing from their integration-enforcement duties.
?Mutual Admiration Society
Baltimore has every reason to be proud of its Orioles; they finished, beyond all expectation, in fifth place. And Manager Paul Richards has every reason to be proud of Baltimore; 1,029,581 watched his team, and Richards' contract gives him a nickel for each admission over 900,000—or $6,479.05.
?Quiet in North Dakota
Last weekend the citizenry of North Dakota decided, almost to a man, to forgo the temptations of Faubusism. Federal injunctions against shooting ducks before Oct. 1 were obeyed, although a state law (SI, Sept. 23) created a special North Dakota season for "nonmigratory" birds beginning Sept. 27.