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April 3, 1959

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I f~s I 1 H'lay, April 3, 1959. Chandler Dunkirf With Dune The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona. REPUBLIC Track Today f'HANDI.KR (Special)-A mile pvent bringing together three men who've done better than 4 minutes 40 seconds may be the feature of the 18th annual Chandler Rotary Invitational track and field meet today. Fourteen schools are entered, fornng preliminaries at 3 p.m in the sprints, hurdles, 440, shot put, discus, and broad jump. Finals in field events start at 1 p.m. Finals in running events start at 8 on the Chandler High cinders. The mile aces are RacJie Levario of Casa Grande, which is favored for the team title; Arnold Youvelia: of Phoenix Indian School, and Everett Perkins of Chandler. Teams entered are from Apia Fna, Buckeye, Casa Grande, Chandler, Floy, Gilbert, Miami, Peoria, Indian School, Prescott, San Manuel, Sunnyslope, and Tolleson. Spencer Pleases Rigney At Second BATTING PACE NEW YORK-Casey Stengel, as a player, batted .393 appearing in three world series. **« ^ *••'•' T - J .70x15 ^ Add $1.00 For Whites Other Slici at Comparable Prices THE FWEST RECAPPING SERVICE IN PHOENIX BROS. Tire Service, Inc. E««r Bndret Terms Available One Ray Service on All Recapplni Custom Recappliu Co»t» No Mora 2046 E. Wofhingron AL 4-1545 By ARNOTT DUNCAN BILL RIGNEY moved Dary] Spencer from shortstop to second base this spring! knowing there would be detractors and! hecklers. Spencer, many followers of the San Francisco! 'Giants believed, was no worse than the second best! shortstop in the National League last year. And he had looked capable, rather than flashy, at second six years ago for the Giants. So, as he prepared to break camp here tonight and trundle toward the start of the National League season in St. Louis April 10, Rigney was most pleased at the way Spencer has taken hold on the tough! side of the double play, the one in which much of the action is behind the key gloveman. "I have always," said Rigney, a onetime infielder himself, "thought Spencer would be even better as a second base-| man. He's looked great." Spencer has learned to get the ball away without a step now. Another man singled out Giants third baseman Jim Davenport for glowing words. "I've seen Pie Traynor and a lot of others," Lefty O'Doul said. "Davenport is the greatest third baseman I ever saw." * + * BITS 0' THIS AND THAT . . . Eddie Bohn, chairman of the Colorado athletic commission, Jfkes to make sure the major fights staged 'in his state are good matches and not the type to defraud the public. So he doubled up a brief Easter vacation with an inspection of Zora Folley here before Folley headed for Denver and a 10-rminder next Tuesday with Willie Besmanoff. Folley, Bohn reasoned, might have been cut or somehow hurt during his solid whacking on Hank Thurman in Phoenix March 10 ... Superstitious Jerry Lewis picked the then New York Giants to win the National League pennant while in Phoenix the spring of 1954 and that year went a step further. He picked 'em to win the Series in four straight, bet it that way, and collected a bundle when the Giants" rode over Cleveland . . . This spring Lewis, half owner of the KoKo, who is putting on a fine show there this week, made another prediction: The Giants to win the pennant again. But no four-straight in the Series . . . * * * SPORTS EDITOR GEORGE McLEOD of the Tucson Citizen predicted that this, the'13th season of major league teams conducting spring training in Arizona, would prove anything but unlucky. Weatherwise, he couldn't have been more accurate. And Ted Williams gets hurt and leaves the Red Sox camp before the annual barnstorming trip almost every spring anyway . . . A Japanese sportswriter who looked in on the spring training here says sumo, pronounced s'mo, remains the big sport in his land in spite of an avid interest in baseball. And the champion is Wakano Hana, a 235-pound whose name means Young Flower . . . The judo champ is 250-pound Rikido-San. His name means Power Mountain . .. Artie Dixon, who boxes Jimmy Martinez here April 14, is described as a flurry fighter somewhat along the lines of Kid Gavilan. But Dixon isn't yet as good at it as the Cuban Keed, whose flurries earned him the welter title. Gavilan used to confuse judges by timing one of his bits of action each round for the final 10 seconds, thus leaving the impression as the bell sounded of impressive activity throughout . . . REPUBLIC —MAIL pa ** 5 * evils Blank Badgers, 3-0 Arizona Staff's Sun DPVJI'S de- today at Sco'tsdale Stadium ated the University of Wiscon- with admission cha ed ff)r ^ sin, 3-n. yesterday to rut the vis-|.. .. ., . .- itor's scrips edge to 4 fiames to 3.i flrst timp ' $1 for adults - 75 ccnts „.. , ' ifor children. ( With two games left in the !series, the cltihs play at 3:30 p.m. The Sun Devils clustered all |runs in the third inning yester- jday on singles by John Rigoli.' Benny Ruiz, Steve Slanoc: George. Hanna's sacrifice; and an error. Roars Host Airmen Today In Tilt Switch ASU pitcher Roger K u d r on DIVING CHAMP — Vicki Draves, rated as one of the world's top woman divers, will perform Sunday afternoon in pool at Ramada Inn Miss Draves i n) , H -' and other aquatic stars are donating services to aid Samuel Gompers Me- jj, the monal fund for crippled children. ' Phoenix College plays Luke struck out five ' walk ed one. ^ R n* th ' f C ,°£ B - e diam ° nd /u iS i Mike ^nd will pitch for iwlcT- ,, H I ,^ mf> th u at consin today, Roger Barnson for was originally scheduled to he: A ^j !for the Bears and rnnnnn; Kurlrnn «n n "CHUKKAS" For « Walking Thrill (alto I* beys') 67 styles work shoes and hunting beets, 6 te IS, A to EEEE "We fit Me hard to fit" HEALY'S QUALITY SHOES 3203 N. CENTRAL (Opposite Park Central) Hour* 9 to 8 Mull ordi-ri promptly ftHed. Add 50e far handling Mon. * Thu» 9 to t Alto Connelly Kid and Kangaroo Dr*st Shoes CR 7-3882 S to 15, AAA to EEEE Golf Results WIGWAM cn Ladies fewest strokes on par-5 holes: Class A — Barbara Dulllns 23. Rubye Phill PS 24. Class B — Penny Frandseti 25. tie between Bea Peeler and Frances Crawford 27. Class C — tie between Marion Estll and Helen Helsel 29. Nine-hole results: Inez Ista 14, Susie Cherry 15. PARADISE VALLEY TC Best ball sweepstakes — E. Payne Palmer-Bill Hacht, 61. Al Ficks-Kurt Dunbar. John Tomec-Hacht, 63. Palmer-Dr. Tom Reed, Palmer-Dr. John McLoone, 64. BIG STAKES SET NEW YORK (AP) — Four $100,000-plus thoroughbred dates have been set at two tracks during the winter season. The first is the Santa Anita Maturity scheduled for. Jan. 31. The race is for 4-year-olds who will travel one mile and a quarter. BIG BOURBON HIRAM WALKER'S TEN HIGH 5 YEAR OLD STRAIGHT FIFTH NOW Plus Tax Plus T«x 86 PROOF . STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY HIRAM WAlKfR & SONS . PFORIA HI. HOW MUCH IS A BRAND NEW '59 CHEVROLET W f* m* mm | • mm f^ U K I H TO YOU? Fletcher Jones Says- us YOUR OFFER! WE MUST SELL IMPALA 4-DR. SEDAN The factory says $ 2,738 25 Phoenix | WHAT DO YOU SAY? 1 BROOKWOOD 2-dr. STATION WAGON The factory says $ 2,724 75 Phoenix WHAT DO YOU SAY? 200 CARS THIS MONTH! We're overstocked with new Chevrolets, and more are on the way. We can't park them, we can't eat them, so we must move them! We expect you to drive a hard bargain, and we're willing to accept just about any deal to move these 200 new Chevrolets. WE WONT SLEEP! Open 24 Hours a day — round the clock 'til this top-heavy stock is moved! BISCAYNE 2-DR. The factory says S 2,306 25 Phoenix WHAT DO YOU SAY? IMMEDIATE DELIVERY FROM OVER 400 CARS! Pick any car in stock — and take delivery in 10 minutes! All models and body styles. 12 corvettes, 40 station wagons, 29 convertibles, 50 impalas, 50 biscaynes — and more coming in every day! All equipment combinations. All colors. BEST TERMS AVAILABLE! $295 DOWN DELIVERS ANY CAR YOU SELECT! Bank or GMAC financing! HIGHEST TRADE-INS! To help you make your deal, and help us move this stock, we'll giv% you top dollar and then some, on your present car. Stop in and compare . . . before you buy anywhere! '2 TON PICKUP (3104) The factory says $ 2,084°° Phoenix WHAT DO YOU SAY? OUT OF TOWN AND FLEET BUYERS WELCOME! FREE! Coffee & Doughnuts! huge stock of Used Cars f he sold flt once . • • Never before — perhaps never again —such a saje on cars in Arizona! We're up to our eyebrows in new cars, and we've got to move them out! the word has been passed: "Sell! Sell! Sell! Regardless of profit or loss!" Come in! Check the factory-suggested price on the car you want. Then, tell us what you think it's worth to you! We'll be listening. And, you'll be driving the sparkling new, 1959 Chevrolet of your choice in as much as it takes to tell about it! must be m for th( Name your price! 750 Grand Avenue * AL 8-6811 NO ONE CAN SELL FOR LESS TH4N FLETCHER JONES