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2—B "TTO REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 1969 ORPHS BEA T CARBONDALE, OPEN UP SOUTH 7 SCRAMBLE Junior Rams Rally, Beat Olney 45-40 Collins Hits 40 For Benton! Red-Hot Centralia Quint Pins 81-76 Upset On Terriers Centralia's blistering drive in the closing minutes submerged Carbondale 81-76 last night and turned the South Seven Conference race into a wide open affair. Goach Bob Jones' Orphans, who averaged 82 points per game during their Christmas Holiday tourney, kept up the barke't barrage before a packed house at Trout Gym last night. Conch Walt Moore's Ter- i-iers, previously undefeated in South Seven action and rated No. 11 in this week's AP prep poll, got a 30 point «,fiort from sensational re- bounder Les Taylor — but it wasn't enough to match the Orphan team barrage. Taylor scored 21 of his points in a brilliant first half, then was checked on nine markers down the stretch. Norman Meeks and Nate Moore each bucketed 23 points for Centralia and Walt Gardner added 16. Westburg hit 19 for Carbond.-le, Thompson had 15 and Wilkinson 14. The Carbondale defeat left four clubs in a virtual deadlock in the South Seven race, each with one loss. Centralia claims the edge with a 5 -1 record, Carbondale stands 4-1, Mt. Vernon and Benton both 3-1. Part of that deadlock will be broken tonight when Centralia goes to Benton. Marion Drops Frankfort Marion's Wildcats claimed Iheir second South Seven win of the season Friday, downing host West Frankfort, 77-68. Steve Waterbury banged in 29 points for the Wildcats who now stand 5-5. West Frankfort took a 17-13 first quarter lead, and held on * for a 40-37 halftime margin. »Marion caught fire In the se' cond half, outscoring the Red Birds by a 40-28 count to pick up the win. Kenny Griffin was high for ; West Frankfort with 26 points backed by guard Dale Hutchins with 17. Tim Ricci and Terry Gossett left the game for West Frank, fort via the foul route late In the contest. West Frankfort Is now 2-2 In conference play and 4-4 overall. Socre by Quarters - Marion: 13 24 17 23—77 Wi-st Frankfort: 17 33 11 17—68 Scoring for Marion: Waterbury 29, Marshall 12, High 9, Wall 14, Bryan 4, King 9 Scoring for West Frankfort: Hutchins 17, Griffin 26, Gossett S. Warren 9, Ricci 6, Jordan 2. Collins Hits 40 Doug Collins bucketed 40 points Friday night at Harrisburg as Benton downed the Bull dogs 91-82. Collins was seven points away from the Benton individual scoring mark of 47 points set by Rich Yunkus two years ago. The lanky guard knocked in 14-24 from the field and 12-12 free throws. Harrisburg was no pushover for the Rangers who had to battle al lthe way. The Bulldogs took a .24-20 firs I quarter lead and led by as many as seven points early in the second quarter before Benton began closing the gap. Benton tossed in four free throws in the last 40 seconds as the Bulldogs began racking up fouls in an effrot to gain possession of the ball. Dennis Roland paced Harrisburg with 35 points — 17 of which came in the first quarter. The win left Benton with a 6-2 overall mark, while Harrisburg fell to 2-8. Score by Quarters Benton: 20 26 23 22—91 Harrisburg: 24 18 18 22—82 Scoring for Benton: Collins 40, Wisely 2, B. Smith 8, Milton 15, Adkins 13, Frailey 2, D. Smith 4, Kasper 7. Scoring for Harrisburg: Roland 35, Blair 8, Zeigler 6, Calufetti 14, Williams 15, Howard THREE STRAWS AND A LIQUID LUNCH—Bobby Hull, Chicago Black Hawks superstar, who has been on a liquid diet since his jaw was broken last month, sits in front of an egg nog with his three sons, Blake, 6, Bobby, Jr., 7, and Brett, 4, from left, in their suburban home. Hull is back in acUon with ids team, but his jaw is wired shut limiting his diet to Hquuids and a "brownish ugh" concocted by his wife from ground beef and soup. (AP Wirephoto) Celts Stifle Rally; Drop Lakers 88-82 Scores 47 Points Hawkins Puts Pipers Over No. 2 Pacers Lombardi Would Accept Job As Baseball Czar ATLANTA, Ga. (AP)—General Manager Vince Lombardi of the Green Bay Packers probably would accept the job of Baseball Commissioner if it were offered to him, an Atlanta newspaper says. The report was attributed to Braves outfielder Hank Aaron, who the Atlanta Journal quoted as saying, "Vince was close to baseball before and someone told me—someone very close to him—that Vince probably would accept the commissioner's job if he could have a sturdy hand in it". Lombardi, who built a professional football dynasty at Green Bay, was a member of the board of directors of directors when the Braves were —at Milwaukee. Never Needs Paint Won't Warp- Fully Maintenance- Free! 31 95 High qual- Installed! hy, rugged, heavy-gauge aluminum frame. Fully weatherstripped, no metal-to-metal contact — smooth, quiet; rattle-free operation. Hardware included. Center screen optional. Custom fitted to your home. Precision-Engineered. All-Weather Aluminum Combination Storm Doors. TRIPLE TRACK $ STORM WINDOWS 77 10 i Free Survey And Estimate EXPERT REPAIRS ON ALL STORM WINDOWS-—DOORS—SCREENS See Or Call WOODY BURNETTE ATLA-SEAL 216 N. 9th St. Phone 244-2708 The Minnesota Pipers gained more elevation in the Eastern division of the American Basketball Association at the expense of their closest competitor. Connie Hawkins was super deadeye with 47 points as the Pipers beat the Indiana Pacers 122-119 in Friday night action. The victory lengthened the Pipers' lead to 5% games over the second place Indiana Pacrs. Howkins, however shared honors with teammate Arvesta Kelly's long jump shot for a three point field goal and a free throw counter after being fouled. The four points gave the Pipers a four point lead with 22 seconds remaining. The Miami Floridians stopped the Kentucky Colonels 117-100, Willie Murrell with 32 points and Les Hunter with 20 points paced the Floridians* scoring. Louis Dampier's 32 points made him high gun for the Colonels who played without their ace, Darrell Carrier, who was ailing, The New York Nets bested the New Orleans Buccaneers in triple overtime game, 132-127, It was a save for the Nets who saw a 20 point advantage in the third period evaporate and the score stand at 97-7 at the end of the regulation time. Jim Jarvis, Ed Johnson and Larry Miller accounted for 75 points as Los Angeles trimmed Dallas 119-106. Jarvis led the scoring with 28 points, one more than Cincy Powell whose 27 was high for Dallas. Meanwhile, in the NBA, Boston beat Los Angeles 88 to 82; Atlanta edged Detroit 104-101; Milwaukee bounced Seattle 115104 and Baltimore nosed out San Diego 106-104. Woodlawn Finishes Third Bluford Captures Conference Tourney BOSTON (AP) — Harvard football captain and star halfback Vic Gatto will be honored as this year's recipient of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Trophy given annually by the Greater Italo-American Associates. He'll be feted at an awards dinner in Saugus Feb. 5 as the sixth winner of the award. 5 £vo INTEREST PER ANNUM On 6 Month Saving Cer» tlficalei «f $10,000 Mort. or 4%% Interest Paid en Pass-Book Savings Accounts. Put Your Money "Where Thousands Save Millions." ML VERNON LOAN AND BUILDING ASSOCIATION Accounts Insured Up to $15,000 by FSLIC 12th and Broadway Phono 244-1400 Mt, Vernon, Mlnob The Bluford Trojans won their first Little Egyptian Conference Tournament since 1955 Friday night, blasting Waltonville 65-40. Woodlawn took third place honors with a 70-55 romping over Crab Orchard. Coach Roger Yates' Trojans jumped out to an ! 11-0 first quarter lead and were never in trouble, outscoring the Spartans in every quarter. Ed Donoho and Ed Case paced the Bluford scoring attack with 26 and 25 points apiece. Dave Stelmaylwski and Terry Hall had 10 —points each for Waltonville. The win left Bluford with a 10-0 record in conference play and 15-1 overall. The Trojans captured the Wayne City Tournament championship earlier in the season. Waltonville went into tourney play with a 6-4 —record and emerged 8-5. U.S. Auto Club Reduces Schedule To 20 '69 Races by Score Bluford: Waltonville: Scoring for 26, Case 25, Quarters 11 16 15 23—65 0 10 14 16—40 Blutord: Donoho Osborn 7, Mills 4, Michels 1, Stover 2. Scoring for Waltonville: Stel- mazewski 10, Hall 10, Taylor 9, Lewis 3, Shurtz 2, Allen 6. Woodlawn Tops Grab Orchard Crab Orchard, winner of the past five Little Egyptian Conference tournaments, came in fourth this year, as the Trojans bowed to Woodlawn 70-55 in the consolation game Friday night. Coach Jim Murray's Cardinals took an 18-13 first quarter lead and breezed to the win. Woodlawn's Jim Bushong led all scorers with 24 points, backed by Tony Draege w.th 14. Roy Boldrey and Steve Danner tossed in 13 points each. Ken Odum was high for the losers with 14 points. Score by Quarters Woodlawn: 18 20 11 21—70 Crab Orchard: 13 19 12 11—55 Scoring for Woodlawn: Boldrey 13, —Bushon 24, Draege 14, Danner 13, Mays 6. Scoring for Crab Orchard: Bailey 7, Odum 14, Fegers 9, Parton 8, Reynolds 10, Bundren 2, Doughty 4, Bloomingstock 1. Sj-PORT SHORTS Indianapolis, Ind. (AP)—The United States Auto Club has cut its unwieldy 1968 schedule of 24 championship auto races down to a tentative 20 for —1969. The executive committee, in session through Sunday, also increased the purses in these events for open cockpit racers, often called Indianapolis-type cars. The minimum purse for—a 100-mile race was increased from $10,000 to $25,000, 150-milers from $15,000 to $30,000 and 62-milers from $52,000 to $30,000. Purses for longer races are negotiated separately. The tentative schedule: March 30-Phoenix 150 April 13-Hanford, Calif., —150 April 27-Trenton 150 May 30-Indianapolis 500 June 8-Mihvaukee 150 June 15-Toronto 200 June 22-Langhorne, Pa., 150 July 6 - Castle Rock, Colo., road course July 27-Indianapolis Raceway Park road course Aug. 10-Mount Fuji 200 — Aug. 16-Springfield, HI., 100 Aug. 17-Milwaukee 200 Aug. 30-DuQuOin, HI., 100 Sept. 6-Indiana State Fairgrounds 100 Sept. 14-Donneybrook, Minn., 150 Sept. 28-Sacramento 100 Oct. 19-Hanford 250- Sov. 16- Phoenix 200 Nov 30-Riverside, Calif., 300 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTREAL (AP) — Bob Griffin has resigned as offensive lfne coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League to join the staff of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League, it was announced Wednesday. Griffin played with Los Angeles, Detroit and St. Louis of the NFL Santa Anita Builds Female Dressing Room ARCADIA, Calif. (AP)-Santa Anita is building a dressing room for girl jockeys...even though some horse racing people doubt it will get much use. An exercise girl at the track, Sandy Schleiffers, 22, wants —to be the first to use the tiny room next to the dressing quarters for male jockeys. — She has applied for an apprentice jockey license, and Charles Harm an of the California Horse Racing Board says it's against the law to forbid a woman to seek a jockey's license just because she's a —worn an. It's illegal in California to discriminate because of sex, except in the case of a hazardous occupation. — By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The defending champion Boston Celtics felt better today after beating Wilt Chamberlain and the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time in National Basketball Association action this season. The Celtics' 88-82 triumph Friday night did not improve their third place position in the Eastern Division but the significance of the triumph was that it came after two previous losses to the Lakers. And, the Lakers continue in comfort at the top of the Western Division. With 0 seconds remaining and trailing 74-60, the Lakers came to life. Rookie Jay Carty scored six points in the surge which knotted the score at 77- all. But veteran Sam Jones' •brilliant play in the final four minutes iced the game for the Celtics. Jones and John Havlicek, with 20 and 24 points respectively, accounted for half the Celtics' points. Veteran Elgin Baylor led Los Angeles scoring with 21 points. The Baltimore Bullets, leaders of the Eastern division, were challenged sharply in their 106-104 triumph over the San Diego Rockets. Trailing by nine points with less than two minutes to play, the Rockets rallied and were two points behind at the final buzzer. The Rocekts h i g h -s c o rin g rookie, Elvin Hayes, scored 32 points. Kevin Loughery with 26 points was top man for the Bullets. The Atlanta Hawks came from behind to beat the Detroit Pistons 104-101 and pull up to within 3Yz games of the Lakers. With 56 seconds remaining, Lou Hudson tallied twice to put the game on ice for the Hawks. Milwaukee breezed by Seattle 115-104 largely due to collective good shooting by Jon McGlocklin with 24, Flynn Robinson with 23 and Len Chappell with 20. The cellar dwelling Bucks appear to have a thing going, the victory being their third in four starts since the second half of the season began. In the American Basketball Association Minnesota defeated Indiana 122-111; Miami beat Kentucky 117-100; New York stopped New Orleans 132-127 in a triple overtime contest, and Los Angeles won over Dallas 1-106. Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ABA Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Minnesota Indiana Kentucky Miami New York 23 14 19 21 18 20 16 18 12 22 .622 — .475 5% .474 5y a .471 5% .353 9% Mt. Vernon's Jr. Rants found themselves playing a successive game of catch-up last night as they came from behind to defeat Olney 45-40. Wcsetm Division Oakland 30 4 .882 Denver 21 14 .600 9Y Z Los Angeles 16 19 ;457 14% New Orleans 16 21 .432 15% Dallas 13 18 .41915% Houston 9 23 .281 20 Friday's Results Minnesota 122, Indiana 119 Miami 117, Kentucky 100 New York 132, New Orleans 127 Los Angeles 119, Dallas 106 NBA Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G .B. Baltimore 32 11 .744 — Philadelphia 29 12 .707 2 Boston 28 13 .683 3 New York 28 18 .609 Detroit 15 27 .357 16% Milwaukee — 13 32 .289 20 Western Division Los Angeles 30 4 .882 — Atlanta 26 17 .605 3% Chicago 19 25 .432 11 San Diego 18 25 .419 11% San Francisco 18 25 .419 11% Seattle 15 32 .319 16% Phoenix 9 35 .205 21 Friday's Results Baltimore 106, San Diego 104 Boston 88 ,Los Angeles 82 Atlanta 104, Detroit 101 Milwaukee 115, Seattle 104 Saturday's Games Cincinnati at Detroit Boston at Philadelphia Seattle at Chicago Baltimore at Phoenix Los Angeles at Atlanta New York at San Francisco 10 year written warranty* WRITE 'J for M FREE BROCHURE M WET BASEMENTS * WATERPROOFED PERMANENTLY* I No Digging- No ilaitiagej to shrubs • driveways patios sidewalks Call Collect within 150 Milef—932-3311108 North Jefferson, Watt Frankfort, III. The Rams, without the services of ailing Mike Bevis, fell behind 18-10 after the first quarter and didn 't manage to grab the lead until the final period of play, when they limited Olney to a field goal. The local- shot at a cool .350 clip, hitting only 21 of 60, while Olney bucketed 17 of 37 from the field for a .460 percentage. Mt. Vemon was 3 of 8 from the line and Olney 6 of 12. For three quarters, it looked as if a tight zone press by Olney* might hold down the Rams, but a rug. ged Mt. Vernon press in the final period held the losers speechless, an almost scoreless. Seventh grader Louis Liddell saw action for a half of each game, and he and Horace Emmons substituted in Bevis' cei>- ter position. They shared Ram scoring honors with 12 a piece. For Olney, David Tucker banged in 22 markers and Dennis Kritsch added 12. Scoring by quarters: Mt. Vernon 10 1110 14—45 Olney 18 8 12 2-40 Mt. Vernon scoring: Emmons 12, Liddell 12, Henderson 8, Nelson 8, Trotter 2, Ray 2, and Sanders 1. Olney scoring: Tucker 22, Kritsch 12, Hand 4, McWilliams 2. 'B' Game Vlcory In the "B" game, Coach Everett Thompson employed all 14 of his boys in romping the Olney seventh - graders 47-21. Calvin Kirk paced all scorers with 9 points while Hatten was high for Olney. Scoring by quarters: 'Not Required To' Will Tropical Park Jockeys Race Girls? MIAMI, Fla. (AP)—Will Trop ical Park's jockeys, like those at Churchill Downs, stage a boy. cott when Barbara Jo Rubin and Iris Coppinger get mounts? "There are jqekeys here that say they will ride with them," said a spokesman for Tropical Park Friday after the Florida Racing Commission granted jockey licenses to the teen-aged girls. Racing Commission Chairman L.B. Walker said, however, that other jockeys can not be forced to ride with the girls. "Under our system of free enterprise," Walker said, the commission action "should not be construed to mean that men would have to compete against females if they choose not to. Walker's comment was in reply to a query from Nick Jemas, managing director of the Jockey's Guild. Jemas, aware that any organized boycott could be held by the courts as a violation of the anti-trust laws, said: "We have never boycotted any racing. What the riders do as individuals is their own decision." When Peggy Ann Early got a license to ride at Churchill Downs last fall, the jockeys—to a man—refused to take mounts in the race in which she had a horse. Mt. Vernon Olney 1119 6 11—47 4 2 7 8-21 Mt. Vernon scoring: Kirk 9, E. Liddell 6, L. Liddell 6, Huey 6, Stewart 5, McMahan 5, Kruppa 2, Black 2, Darter 2, Moore 2, and Mays 2. Olney scoring: Hatten 7, Morgan 4, Moyes 4, Brinkley 2, Martin 2, Berry 1» and Speake Next Tuesday the Rams travel to Marion. — PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Jim McCoy of 01»an, N.lf., set a course record Tuesday and took a two-stroke lead in the first round of the 72- hole $10,000 PGA stroke play championship. Playing over the month-old north course at the PGA National Golf Club, McCoy posted a dazzling 64 to break the competitive course record of 65 set only last Saturday by Herman Keis- ATTENTION TAXPAYERS AND VOTERS Hello Dodson Korner. I came back to say: Apparently you Want to play "Sock It to me. OK, I will drink to that." Your legal knowledge of city manager government (as revealed in your open letter to Councilman Burnctte) Revenue Bonds, Taxpayers, Finances and Annexations, etc. frlghtensme. Often an appointed councilman or mayor possess the will, the know-how and have the backing to get the job done. You certainly lost no time In showing Karpet Korner that Dodson Korner WAS FIRST. I am not trying to get Into the act but selecting a hew city manager should be left to the discretion of the two hold-over couneUmen (who will have to work with him two years) and to the Mayor and two counclbnen elected in April (Who will have to'work with him four years). To do otherwise would be tragic. Besides, as long as Kenny Serzekorn is our interim or appointed CITY MANAGER, Mt. Vernon Is In good hands so there is no need to panic. By the way, Qcdson Korner, are you.... available if your three former Ozark Flying pals, still on the council, SHOULD JUMP THE GUN and pull an Abe Fortas? You reached the climax in your masterpiece to ••Woody". With aFi and I quote: "P.S. Tell your campaign manager that when he received a dollar a year for Mayor, as he likes to brag, It is my opinion that he was overpaid" end of quote. Let me make this very clear, I am no one's campaign manager. I circulated no petitions. I notarized no petitions. I did sign Mary Lou Eubank* petition and my sole objective in three new faces on the CITY COUNCIL. Your Jibe about being overpaid is a little stale. Centralia pulled this one on me over 15 years ago. In my 1953 campaign for Mayor I said, I will stop payless paydays at city hall. So, I did not cash my 4 checks. Besides, today they are worth $7200.00. I never mastered the art of ribbon cutting so I could not do much for Mt. Vernon but then 4 votes are more than one (Tenth Street Underpass). I hope this is not bragging but If I may borrow some J. D. Verbage, I too will say, yet it happened — it happened in Mt. Vernon. It happened In downtown Mt Vernon night of July 14, 1956 on the. east side of the court house. A huge crowd bad gathered, it was getting dark, I was priviledged to turn a switch and the crowd roared as our beautiful color corrected MERCURY VAJPOR WHITE WAY: became a reahty. Yea, it happened this time In beautiful DOWNTOWN BfT. VERNON. As we left the platform a voice said •'Mayor tins to one thug that.they can't take away from you". I said ••thanks Harlow". Now » word from our sponsor: Vacuum Cleaner sale* and service make these ads possible. O. R. 6UFORD

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