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*•'•'.. i - • '•'. Elks, Handles, , _ * . . i . » ivania L L Victories 7 Str 1>- V >^ to Ga In the ^National Little League last night, the Elks snapped a long losing streak as they upset the Sons, 8-2, The Elks had a one-run lead going into the fifth inning,, but then they broke the game wide open. With the bases loaded, Mike Murray was hit by a pitch, and a run was forced across the plate. Mike Bonadio hit a single and drove in the next run, and Dave inning, The Sons rallied'for one run.in the same inning, but fell short of catching up. Elks Sons 010 100* 133—8 Ol6r2 WP—Mapstone.' LP—S w i g e r. 2b-J. Gaines ' . ' Handles topped Nypen, 9-5, last night in the American Little League. The third inning was decisive for the Handles as they scored five 'runs on three hits, Johnson stole home as the pitch- two walks, and two batters were er missed the toss back from the catcher, for the third run of the lit by pitched balls. Both teams lad seven hits. Hall II Takes Basketball Lead MILL HALL - By winning their second game in as many starts last night, Mill Hall II took undisputed lead in the Summer Bas- kettoall 'League. They downed Lock Haven, 68-55. John Lipez paced the losers with 14 points. MtH Hall II'...."7 18 22 21-6 Handles .......... Nypen WP-rShoemaker. Mill Lock Haven 21-68 ... .10 11 10 24-55 In the other game, Renovo came out on top of (Mill Hall 1 by a 41-2B margin. Ron Markert led the Renovians with 12 points Renovo . .12 « « 7-41 Mill flail I ...... 5W 5-28 Standings W L Pet Mill Hall II 2 Renovo ! ° Lock Haven 0 1 Mill Hall I ..-.0 2 0 1.000 0 l.OOC .000 .OOC DeMartes Downs Piper by 7 -4 DeMartes downed Piper, 7-4 last night in the City , Softbal 005 120 LP-Noblet. 310-1 020-5 2b—Baker, Sigmund, Monroe. In a one-sided-slugfest in the Mill Hall Little League last night, Syl'vania rolled over ' the Merchants, 18-2. Jim Kennedy car,' ried the big stick for both teams as he smashed a home run in the second inning and another in the fourth for the losers' only tallies of the night. • . . Sylvania .:........ 432 216-18 Merchants ...: t ... 010 100-r.2 WP-Lohg. LP-C. Cruse, 2b—Long 2, R. Dauberrhan: HR— Kennedy 2. ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - Arnold Palmer of La- trote, Pa., riot the third round of the British Open today In 34-36-7,0 for a total of HI, and forged within four strokes of the leader, ,Kel Nagle of Australia. Nagle had a 71 for 207. ST. ANDREWS.. Scotland (AP) -'.'I'm going to gamble." This Is the spirit the U.S. Open and Masters 'champion,' Arnold Palmer, carried into the last 3f holes of the British Open goll championship today, seven strokes behind pace-setting Roberto de yicenzo. "I gambled in the Masters and birdied.the last- two holes, I gam bled again in the U.S.'Open and picked up seven strokes on the last round to win," said Palmer who is from Latrobe 1 , Pa. "I'm not going to change those methods now. H I were Roberto I would be inclined to play safe. But the only way I can get .near is to gamble. And that's what'I'll do." . The men who put Palmer under pressure were De Vicenzo, 37, a;i Argentinian who plays out of Mexico, and Kel Nagle, 39, an Australian. De Vicenzo led the field going into the last 36 holes with 67-67134. Nagle had 69-67—136. Then came Palmer, Peter Thomson of Australia and Sebastian Miguel of Spain at 141. Friday, July 8, 1960-The Lock Haven, Pa., Express-11 Rational League Roundup ... Pirates Nip Redlegs, 3-2, in Ninth on Skinner's Double; Phi/lies Lose The Los Angeles Dodgers have begun to look like world champions again, but they still have a long way to go to catch Pittsburgh's Pirates in the National League race. The Dodgers, who trail by 8'-i games, moved within a half-game of third place San' Francisco by whipping Chicago's , Cubs 7-1 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday night for their ninth victory in ll games. But the Pirates put away their fourth consecutive success when Bob Skinner cracked a two-out, bwo-on double in the ninth inning that beat Cincinnati 3-2. It was Pittsburgh's llth last-inning victory. It also retained their SH-game spread over Milwaukee's second place Braves, who defeated Philadelphia 2-0 as Hank Aaron backed Warren Spahn's five-hitter with a home run and sacrifice fly. St. Louis rapped San Francisco 7-3. Second Straight Win Righthander Don Drysdale now has won his last two starts for a STANDINGS National League' W Hopes 10 ' Sons' '. 9' Clinton 8' Elks .-. 6 American League W Moose 6 Handles 5 Nypen 2 Vets 2 Mill Hall W Sylvania'....'.... 11 League. Both eight hit,, but teams recorded a four-run first frame for DeMartes was the deciding factor. Tom Eldred, with two doubles in three trips to the plate, and Bob Hockenberry, with a double and a single, led DeMartes at bat. Art Heck, losing pitcher, was three-for-four for Piper. Piper ............... 100 002 1—4 DeMartes . ......... 410 020 X WP-Smith. LP-Heck. 2b-El- dred 2, Hockenberry, Heck. 3b— Royer. Clay ......... 8 Merchants 5 Renningers % . 3 L ' 5 8 •9 11 . L •1 2 6 6 L '•-'2 ;.- 7 8 10 Pel. .666 .529 .476 .352 Pet. .857 .714 .250 .250 Pet. .846 .533 .384 .230 Rebersburg Tops Sugar Valley, 6-5 In Clinton Baseball League action last night, Rebersburg topped ,~~Z Sugar Valley, 6-5, The game Karting Races Set This Sunday Lock Haven Karting Club will sponsor three races Sunday afternoon at the track near Mill Hall. Trials are scheduled for 1 o'clock, with the races,at 2" o'clock. Trophies will be awarded to first place winners in each the A, B, and C classes. In addition, an A Junior race also will be featured for'drivers between eight and 15 years of age. ' moved the Braves into a three- way tie for third place with Lock Haven and Hublersburg. All have 10-7 records. The loss dropped Su gar Valley into a tie with Jersey Shore for sixth place with a 7-8 mark. Rebersburg took an early 1-0 lead on a steal to home. Then the Indians tied the score, only to have the Braves mpve ahead, 6-2, with three markers in the last inning. But the.losers came back strongly in the bottom 'of the seventh frame to score three runs, and had the tying run on third base when the game ended. \ It was Sugar Valley's second one-run loss in two days. Sam Bierly was,the winner and'lBlmer Grieb hurled for the losers. . Beech Creek, Orviston, Blanchard Win in Central Beech Creek, with the aid of darkness, edged Howard, 7-6,' in one of last night's Central League tilts. Beech Creek led all the way jut Howard turned in a four-run seventh inning to get back int< the ball game. Howard scored again the next inning and narrow ed the margin to one run, but the game was called in the bottom of the ninth inning due to dark ness. Abe Coder swatted a home run in the second inning for the losers' fast tally. Beech Creek ....110210200-' yoward 01000041% WP — Miller: LP — Wallace 2b — Moore. HR — Coder. In another Central Leagui game, Orviston out-hit the Loci Haven Redlegs, 12-7, to cop a 9- victory. Orviston held the Redleg scoreless in all but the third an< fourth innings. Orviston ...200 111 004-» Redlegs .........002 100. 000- WP — Rickert. LP — Mayes 2b-Aldo. 3to-Aldo. California, Navy, Syracuse Score Rowing Victories SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — California, Navy's varsity and a Syracuse shell wore victory hats into the semifinals of the Olympic rowing trials today. But any one of a half dozen other eight-oared crews could well make the jaunt to Rome. , The choice, as well as in six small-boat classes, will come in the finals Saturday over the 2,000- meler (1V4 mile) course. Losers in early rounds still have chance. America's hold on the eight- oared event, supreme since 1920, faces a stern challenge in the 1960 Olympics from Germany and \\is- tralla. •Harry Parker of the Philadel phia Vespers, a Navy lieutenant, and Wayne Frye, one-time Navy star, appeared headed for a showdown in the single sculls. , •*' California nipped Cornell's'var sity by 15 feet |n one heat,•..Surprising Brown, battling the favorites most of the way, faded at the end and finished third ahead of the Union Boat Club of Boston. The Cornell junior varsity lost to Navy by a narrow, seven feet another. Harvard, co-favored with California, was a disappointing third. • In the third'heat, the Syracuse Alumni Rowing Assn. held off Navy's previously unbeaten plebes and.won^by 30 feet. .Washington and_Pejin, favored in this heat wound up third and fourth. Out of Trouble Mexican golf ace Roberto De Vicenzo fires out of deep grass rough on 15th hole at St. Andrews, Scotland, on the way to first of two 67 rounds that moved him into the lead of the British Open Golf Tournament yesterday. (AP Wlrephoto). Grays Win, 6-5, over Reading The Lancaster Red Roses finnl ly caught up with Springfield ace Corky Johnson by scoring quickly then hanging on. , The Red Roses put together four straight hits in the first inning Thursday night for three runs to defeat the Giants 3-2 and hand Johnson his second loss againsl 12 victories.. After the first inning Johnson gave up only one more hit the rest of the game as he struck out nine. Joe Zaha pitched a six hitter to pick up his seventh vie tory in 16 decisions.. Pirates Open 4-Game Series with Philadelphia Tonight with Doubleheader PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The [irst-place Pittsburgh Pirates, riding a four-game winning streak on the hot bat of Bob Skinner which has shot them 5'/4 games in front, open a four-game series against Philadelphia in a twi-nlgtit doublcheader tonight. The Pirates will send Bob Friend (9-5) and Joe Gibbon (42) against Johnny Buzhardt (4-5) and Dallas Green (1-2). The two clubs will play single games Sat- The loss dropped the second- urday and Sunday. place Giants 1\k games behind league-leading Williamsport which pulled another one-run victory out of the fire, defeating Reading 6-5. In the only other EL game, Allentown snapped a t h r e e-garr.e l&sing streak with a come-from- behind 8-6 victory over Binghamton which dropped the fourth- place Triplets two games behind Lancaster. Tonight's Gaines: Williamsport at Reading Lancaster at Springfield Allentown at Binghamton Qj The EXPRESS *lan to Standardize- Pittsburgh maintained its game lead over Milwaukee by beating Cincinnati 3-2 Thursday night at Crosley Field while the Braves shutout the Phillies 2-0 Skinner's Second Save For th second night in a row Skinner came through with a game-winning hit. With the Pirates trailing 2-1 in the ninth, he belted a two-out double which scored Bill Mazeroski and Jo3 Christopher, running for Smoky Burgess. Mazeroski and Burgess had singled. On Wednesday night Skinner hit a grand-slam honw.r which hoisted the Pirates to a 5-2 victory over the Reds. Vinegar Bend Mizell (5-5 go Thursday night's victory, whicl was the eleventh this year tha the Pirates have won in the las inning. Mizell gave up only fou hits and reliever Elroy Face, wn came on in the ninth, allowt! one. Bill Henry (1-4) was the los er. Spahn Blanks Phil* , Warren Spahn (9-5) blanked th Phillies on five hits. Hank Aaro drove in both Braves' runs wit bis 23rd homer and a sacrific fly. Rookie Chris Short (4 was the loser. The Phillies again will be guii ed tonight by Coach Peanuts Lo\ rey who is filling in for Manage Gene Mauch. Mauch Thursda was; suspended for two days an fined $100 for pushing and makin remarks to Umpire Ed Vargo a disputed triple play in Wedne day nigh t's game against tl Braves. 10 record. He allowed eight nd'walked four, but struck out ght and blanked the Cubs after eorge Altman hit his third home un. The Pirates trailed 2-1 with vo out and no one on base id the ninth at Cincinnati. Bill Maz- roski got them rolling with a ingle, his third hit, off reliever im Brosnan. Smoky Burgess, .ist back from a,two-day suspen- ion, followed with 'a pinch siw- le off loser Bill Henry (1-4), who then gave up Skinner's win- er. Wilmer Mizell (5-5) was the winner, allowing four hits. Elroy ""ace wrapped it up in the ninth, Mowing- the Reds' fifth hit as they lost their fourth in a row. Spahn Sets Records Spahn (8-5), left off the Ail-Star staff, gained his 275th victory and 48th shutout—both all-time highs among NL southpaws —while walking just one and striking out 10. Lee Walls, who had two hits, and Bobby Del Greco singled with one out, Bobby Gene Smith the Phils. But after Spahnie gave up a walk that loaded the bases with one out, Bobby Gne Smith nit into a doubleplay. Billy Bruton's double and a single by Del Crandall set up Aaron's sacrifice fly in the first inning against Chris Short (4-5). Aaron hit his 23rd home run in the sixth as the Braves ended their loss string at three. A two-run single by Stan Muslal won it for the Cards in the third against Sam Jones (10-8). Larry Jackson (10-8) beat the Giants for I the fourth time. Baseball for Boys to Set Season Policy Next Year — All-Star Selections American League Roundup ... Chisox' Pierce Beats Indians Filth Straight Time; Yanks Down Orioles Blanchard. squeezed' by MI Eagle, 6-5, in the Central Leagu last night. Mt. Eagle, held score less until the eighth inning, stage a late-game comeback with on run in the eighth inning and fou in the ninth, but were not successful in overcoming Blanehard's early-lead. Mi. "Eagle ...;...000 000 014-5 Blanchard .......131 010 00x-€| WP — Jerry Heverly. LP — J. Heverly. 3b — Shultz. ' , ' : - - . ' » '' AiiheiY Shoot Set for Sunday PINE GROVE MILLS — Black Eagle Bowmen . of Lock Haven will be comp*t' n g witn other archers from State College, Lewis burg, Tyrone, Altoona, Philips- bjirg, and Pine Grove Mills Sun- dpy, afternoon here at the Oak Ridge Bowmen's Range. The shoot will consist of 28 rov ing field targets. Trophies will be awarded in all men's and women's classes. A special handicap trophy will be presented by the host club during this. Seven Mountain Archery League gathering. Next year, a policy on whether he two Lock Haven Little Leagues will play whole or split seasons will be decided prior to opening day, according'to a decision made at a meeting fo Baseball for Boys last night in the court house. This year, however, the Ameri can League will finish the season on a split-season basis, while the National loop will conclude play in a through-season manner. In the future, also, each Little League manager will select 16 boys from the four teams in his league whom he thinks should be members of that league's all-star squad. From these selections, the 14 top vote-getters will be on the team, and the next two highest boys will be the alternates. Each team used a different system of all-star selections this year . Baseball for Boys tag day re ceipts totaled $1,007.47 for the two day campaign. These funds will be used to support the eight Little League and five Teener League ball clubs. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It's getting so everyone apparently has forgotten Billy Pierce except the Cleveland Indians, who wish they could. The Chicago White Sox southpaw was overlooked as a starting pitcher in last fall's World Series and passed over by his own manager, Al Lopez, when the American League's All-Star staff was named. But he's been a one- man roadblock to Indian pennant hopes. Fifth Straight Time He beat the second place Injuns for the fifth straight time in a U.S. May Need Record to Regain Decathlon Sports Schedule By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League . . ..... ..W..L..Pct..G.B. Vew York ..... 45 27 .625 — Cleveland Jaltimore 42 45 Chicago ....... 41 Detroit ........ 35 Wall Takes Lead TORONTO (AP)-Art Wall Jr., a machine-like professional from Pocono •Manor, Pa., was the man to watch today as a reduced field headed Into the third round of the $27,000 : C i n a^d i a n Open Golf Champiojiahlp.-'u .> "•'. K.C. to Play Host to All-Star Game Amid * • • ' • . • ,.' . ,••'.'..'•.»'•:,-:•*' Battle to Keep Place in Big Leagues KANSAS CITY. Mo. (AP)-This city will play, host next Monday to baseball's All-Star game amid a growing battle to keep its place in the big leagues. ' '/The-first, of baseball's big two game show will be played in a stadium where Kansas City's fan- dom has proved its mettle by pouring through 'the, turnstiles 5,000.000 strong watching the Athletics In the five full seasons since ttie cliaVwas brought here In 1955 from PWljidelptjia. (A repeat per- Jormance is scheduled -lor- New York two days later.) • . Now, since the death, of major' •Hy stockholder Arnold Johnson, ol Chicago Jast March, the club will be. sold to th* .highest bi'dder. Whether the' Athletics, currently floundering in seventh place in the American League, remain hern depends on whether the successful purchaser.is a Kansas City snjdi- cate or one outside the city, like Johnson's,. willing to operate it here in Municjpal Stadium. This will,be the backdrop Monday when the National .League's Willie 'Mays "steps to the 'plate to face the American League hurler, perhaps Kansas City's own Bud Daley, .a southpaw who has won 12 games' and mlght..con<;eivab!y win another; before Monday, t The stadium's slightly'less than 31,000 grandstand segts all will be filled.i There ar« no bleachers in the park.- . - , .,,,-% v The placing field, which the players say is the best in the American League, -.is spmewha confining in the left field and lef center areas where a mediiin power drive can' clear the 20-foo fence for a home run.' .,' ' . Kansas Citians for the'most pat are optimistic that'they can keep the Athletics here and eventual!. see. a club that will play in anoth er big' baseball show-the Worl Series. Tijey. already have pledge $2,000,000 toward thY purchase b Uie ; A;S.,'T^|re are plenty mor small investors who will swell tha ;arnQunt Ji) bidding against' inter ests'ifl Dallas,*Houston, Jfjn, apolis, and- otfier cities who w olub, ,, ' 30 35 34 38 39 46 48 .583 .583 .547 .479 .466 .378 .360 3 4 5V.: I0',2 lUi 18. 19Vj Washington ... 34 fansas City ... 28 Boston 27 Thursday Results (New Vork'.i, Baltimore 3 (N) Chicago 9, Cleveland 3 (N) Detroit 6, Kansas City 3 Washington 6-2, Boston 5-4 (twi night) ' ' ' Friday Games Cleveland at Chicago <W ' Detroit'at Kansas City (N) Washington at Baltimore '(N) New York at Boston '(N) Saturday Games Cleveland at Chicago Detroit at Kansas City (.N) Washington at Baltimore New York at Boston National League W.. L..Pct..G.B . 47 28 .627 — 41 33. .554 S',< Pittsburgh ... Milwaukee ... San Francisco Los Angeles .. St. Louis Cincinnati .... Philadelphia 39 36 39 37 39 38 35 32 .520 .513 .506 .467 .416 .397 Intercommunity L L Friday Howard at Salona Beech Creek at Blanchard Woolrich at Orviston Mill Hall LL Friday Renningers vs. Sylvania Lock Haven LL Friday Moose \s'. Handles Saturday Moose vs. Nypen Handles vs. Vets Hopes vs. Clinton Teener League Friday Rotary vs. Koppers Clinton League Sunday Woolrich at Hublersburg Renovo at Salona Lamar at Sugar Valley Rebersburg at Jersey Shore Legion League Friday Lock Haven vs. AFL at Bowman Field Saturday Lock Haven, vs. CIO at Bowman Field . Intercommunity Junior League . Saturday Orviston at Howard Blanchard at Beech Creek 3-3 decision Thursday night that gave the White Sox a sweep of a wo-game series at Cleveland. This one dropped Cleveland hree games behind the first >lace New York Yankees who >eat the Orioles 6-3. Detroit defeated Kansas City 6-3, and Washington split a twi- night pair at Boston. The Senators won 6-5, then lost 4-2. Yields Seven Hits ' EUGENE, Ore. (AP) —It may take a record performance for the United States to regain prestige in the decathlon this weekend. There are 26 U.S. .athletes entered in the annual AAU decathlon meet, which also serves as the U.S. Olympic Games trials. Thare also is one foreigner, and the foreigner might very well make off with it for the second consecu live year. He is a 21-year-old student known as C. K. Yank while- at f*'i' III' Citizens Win Sixth Straight, Beat Piper,- 6-3 Citizens won their sixth game in a row last night in the Teener League as bhey coasted over Piper, 6-3. The victors sewed the ball game up in the fourth inning with four runs on three hits, an error, and a walk. Winning pitcher, Tom Randecker, hurled a three-hit game. Piper ................ 110 100—3 Citizens .............. Oil 400-6 WP — Randecker. 2b — Bower, Randecker. UCLA and as Yang Chuan-kwang while at home in Formosa. Yang, who will compete in the Olympics for Nationalist China outstripped the rest of the fielt last year, although Oregon's Dave Edstrom made it close, scoring 7,544 to Yang's 7,549 points. Both the AAU and the U.S. Russian meet last year were run off without Rafer Johnson, the for mer UCLA star who scored 8,302 points in 1958, which stood as a world record until Kuznetsov man Pierce (7-4) gave up seven hits one a homer by Jim Piersall International Loop Pulls Out of Havana MONTREAL (AP — The Inter national Baseball League has played its last game in Havana at least for 1960. Frank Shaughnessy, presiden of the triple A league, announcec franchise will be moved within a a few days to "protect our play ers.' Negotiations are under way for the Sugar Kings to play their re aged 8,357 in a Russian meet lastlmaining between 35 and 40 home 'games in Jersey City's Roosevel year. Johnson was out with from an automobile accident. He; other cities. is back now and appeal's strong although he says he has not been able to practice all events for fear of re-injuring his back. injuries' Stadium, Cincinnati and possibly Edstrom too has been coming along. He scored 8,17'J points in one meet this spring. The athletes started off with the 100-meter dash, broad jump, sho put, 'high jump and 400-meter run today. They will finish up Satur day with the high hurdles, discus pole vault, javelin and 1,500-meter run. STANDINGS Teener League W Citizens ............... 2 K of C ................ 1 Koppers ......... . ..... 0 Piper ................. 0 Rotary ................ 0 Pet. 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 ,.000 Lock Haven Teener League All-Stars will meet the Renovo All-Stars on the Junior League Field at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. SAVE; 4c UP TO Over Other Premium Gas -With- SUNOCO Plus S*B Green Stamp* TURNER'S 420 BellelMto A»t. : avorites for Race 1NGLEWOOD. Calif. (AP) - \ew Policy and T. V. Lark rate as the one-two choice today as a ield of nine shaped up for the 100,000 added Hollywood Derby Saturday. winning his fourth decision n the last six. Al Smith, who was 4-for-4, and Gene Freese each homered and drove in three runs for the Whit* Sox in a 13-hit attack. Freese'i shot, with two on, came in a winning five-run third off Jim Perry :9-4), who has lost only two of iis last 10 decisions. A two-run seventh inning, triggered by Clete Boyer's homer and capped by Tony Kubek's sacrifice fly, brought the Yankees from behind against loser Milt Pappas (7-«). Winner Duke Maas (1-1) and Bobby Shantz shut out the Birds on four hits over the last five innings in relief of Bob Turley. Larsen's llth Loss The Tigers scored five in the third inning climaxed by Eddie Yost's two-run single, and sent Don Larsen (0-5) to his ' llth straight loss. Left-hander Don Mossi (6-6) was the winner. The Senators made it four in a row in the opener in a two-run x seventh. Camilo Pascual (8-5) won it. Frank Sullivan (3-10) was the loser. Billy Muffett (1-1), making only his seventh start in the majors and first since 1958, pitched a four-hitter for the Red Sox in the nightcap for his first AL victory. Willie Tasby, who scored the first two runs, beat Bill Fischer (3.5) with a two-run single in the fourth. 9 12 16 17 Chicago 29 Thursday Results St. Louis 7,'San Francisco 3 Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 2 (N) : Milwaukee 2, Philadelphia 0 (N) Los Angeles 7, Chicago 1 ON) Friday Games, Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (2, N) • Cincinnati at Milwaukee (N) Chicago at'Lps Angeles (N) •.' St. Louis at iaan Francisco IN, 1 Saturday 'Gaines Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (N) Cincinnati at. Milwaukee St. 'Louis at Los Angeles (N) Chicago at San Francisco r' Here's news for you: we bring money problems down to size! Borrow Up To *600 Take 24 Months to Repay! BEACON LOAN CORP. lll'/i'E. Main St., over the Newberry Store Phone 4073 FINEST SERVICE