Kilmarnock beat Rangers 4-3 at Ibrox with a double from Frank Beattie (above), along with goals by Gerry Mays and Davie Curlett.
Norrie Davidson hit a hat-trick in Aberdeen’s 5-2 victory over Queen’s Park.
Third Lanark thrashed Dundee 5-1. John Allan scored three and Bobby Craig got two.
Huddersfield Town manager Bill Shankly signed 16-year-old right-half Bobby Parker of Kilmarnock Amateurs.