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PAGE SIX lola Softball Team Captures District Title The steam-rollering. Boosters scrambled right over two more district softball rivals at Riverside Park Jast night and suddenly found themselves the tournament champions. "It's over," tournament chairman-Lindy Ingroum reported today, meaning that the lola team gets the title by a default, with tonight's^^^ tentatively arranged' game off. : Buffalo announced after the final game last night that it will not comie back for a remaining contest planned this evening. Its spokesmen said they had expect •d the tourney to be completed last night "and that they did not want to return again. — Their players came from points too widely scattered from lola, they told Ingroum. The loss in the second game last night, 6-2, was the first of the tournament for Buffalo. There had been one Booster loss also, 6-2 to the Co-Paes of Coffeyville, but two defeats were necessary to eliminate a team. ;9uffalo^ had hoped to end it by, :"w*lnnihg over the Bbost'ers last^ night, or playing"again until it was decided. Earlier, however, the committee had stated that three games would not be required of any team last night, and the Boosters would have been in that position. The same would have applied to the Page Milk team of Coffeyville, which lost the first game to the Boosters last night. 2-0 on Wendell Frazell's first-inning home run. The tournament program had not designated the time of the final game, only the finals of the Winner and loser brackets. Fans left the park not knowing that the game for tonight had -been forfeited. • " Frazell's home run .to left with —two out"rin the- first—last^night was .the only hit theJola team made off Bill Inihan of Page Milk. »r Joe Hajl; fdr the Boosters, gave only three hits, and two of those were a single and double by Inman in his two times at bat. Hall, of Chanute, fanned eight and walked none. Inman struck out four and walked two. One of the walks, to Glen Percy, catcher, preceded Frazell's four-bagger, lola failed to hit the ball past the in/ield the last six innings. In the second game, the Boosters also started with a first inning home run, but this time they did not quit so early. Arch Specht got a homer when the leftfielder deflected his fly ball over the snowfence. Errors, a walk. and.W. Frazell's sacrifice fly had given two-rurts before that. -— Elmer Frazell, Booster manager, pitched the final victory, a two-hitter with two walks. One of 4he hits was a home run by Bob Sebbert of Humboldt, playing first base for Buffalo. After pitcher-Jim McCoy, of Chanute, walked, Sebbert cleared the center fence with two out.'Chuck Sisson, the fielder, pijed over the fence trying to catch the ball. . Percy drove in the Boosters' TrHiuaiii If IVvplnius,* lb I'KIllltlH'll 'Jl> Mnvfiflit rl Ininiili p Kni;U' StiiiiH :U> .^till« <• Ti.liiis Boosters—2 Si-^s f MnintiHr J'lTt.v..i', . ,. W. Fnl/Hll Sp,Tht ss W ilsoli 'J \i (• KnUfll If .«l..ilpr rf Hall |i Boosters— 6 ."^jsson BnimitT II) IVn-.v 1- W Kni;fll Siwht »» Wilsiin 2h (• KniiMll If St.itliT rf Ti.tills Buffalo— I MclTrejfnr .s.'hiipri 1 li ,1. Kelirr ss Hunhfri el y.ne\. 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McCoy walked three. The Boosters are qualified now for-the-state tournament-at Great Bend Aug. 22, but Ingroum said today it is questionable whether they can go because of job' responsibilities.. The local; committee can recommend another team to replace them. They won seven games and lost one in capturing the district crown. Longdeii Wins 5 DEL MAU. Calif., Ifl —John«y Longden is rapidly closing in on England's Gordon Richards' world record of 4,870 winners. The veteran jockey rode five winners at Del Mar yesterday for nine in two racing day to boo.sl his lifetime total in 29 years of riding to '1,826—just shorl of Richards' mark. 44 THE lOLA REGISTER, TUEvSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 7, 1956. FOUR-MINUTE MILER—Derek Ibbotson, shown winning a three-mile race in London last month, now has joined the ranks of the under four-minute milers. Ibbotson, 23-year-old Yorkshire 'airman, was. timed at 3:59.4 in winning the mile event of the Czechoslovakia - Britain track • and fieW 'nuetfin' Ldndm ;.(AP- Wirephoto) Buckaroos Star at Fair The Buckbrush Buckaroos, lola riding club, participated in Woodson County-Fair programs yesterday as the annual fair opened for a three-day run, being judged first in overall excellence among clubs riding, in the opening parade. In the afternoon, the younger Buckbrush ^members, entered con« tests at th e fair, with^Linda Butcher winning first place in pole bending, the cloverleaf and a barrel race, and Sharon Woodward being first in a bpot race. Miss Butcher was third in the boot jace and Miss Woodward third in the barrel race: Edith Keenan was second in musical chairs, Peggy Buckner third in l^ad-back and in pole bending and second in the barrel race. Betty Buckner was second in the lead- back race. Last night the Buckaroos presented their famed quadrille at the iair and received these awards in the shodeo: Linda Butcher, first in pole bending, clover leaf and barrel race, again: Frank Johnson, first in calf roping; Carolyn Woma^k; first in queen contest and third in cloverleaf and barrel race; Joe Church, second in pole bending; Tex Lovelt, Redlegs Get Cards In Tenth '3y The AssocUied Press) Free-spe;iking Frank Lane deals in wholesale lot.s and becomes the [best known trader since Mad Mati Muntz. while Gabe (for Gabriel) Paul blows a muted horn, deals -'em one or two at a time and has nothing to show for it but a pennant contender in his Cincinnati Redlegs. Frantic Frank built his reputation with the Chicago White Sox before taking over as general manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, but he met his match in Gabe. Take Cincinnati's 7-6, lO-inping victory over the Cards last night. It hoisted the Redlegs within two jgames of Milwaukee's National League leaders and the winning ruji was knocked in by ex-Cardi- Inal-Alex Grammas after fine relief work by Hal Jeffcoat and Buster Freeman, who were picked lip by Gabe in little publicized Ideals. , The victory also edged the Red- legs to within five percentage points of Brooklyn's idle second- place Dodgers, who moved to within V'i games of the Braves, beaten 5-4 in U innings by the Chicago Cubs. Irf the ^A7nl»ricdfi Le'a'gu'^-. "yblitig Ralph "Terry, with relief help, won I his major league debut as the New York Yankees ended their losing streak at six games, cooliiig off Boston's Red Sox 4-3. The victory again gave the Yanks an eight- game bulge over second-place Cleveland, beaten by Detroit 9-0 in the only other game scheduled. Grammas — a shortstop Paul dealt to the Cards for $100,000 a few seasons back', then reclaimed from Lane this spring plus outfielder Joe Frazier in return for utilityman Chuck Harmon — delivered a two-out single to score Gus Bell with the clinching run in the Ilth off reliefer Larry Jackson. Bell, whom Paul picked up from Pittsburgh in 1952 for three lesser lights, had doubled'to'open the" frame. He also slugged his 20th homer in--the "first inning. The Card starter was Jackie Collum. the lefty who originally was St.Louis property and then was trade4 back to Lane this spring for Brooks (15-3) Lawrence. He left in a four-run third that produced a 6-4 Cincy lead. Jeffcoat. whom Paul got for excess catcher Hobie Landrith from the Cubs, Relieved Joe Nuxhall in the third and would have had it wrapped up except for two unearned St.Louis runs in the eighth. Freeman — whom Lane helped waive out of the AL while with the White Sox when Paul brought .hi.m from Boston -r- pitched just the 10th, and won his lOth. MONDAY 'S FIGHTS ' , - _NtJW _Ji'.or-lt -^4tet 'r -<?ttlhouiir -158rf '^h'r White Plains, N. Y., outpointed Charlie Cotton, 152:-=, Toledo, 10. Sidney, Australia — Darby Br^^wn, 146'4, Ai.str.ilia, outpointed George Barnes, 145, Australia, 15. Monroe, La.—Clarence Cook, 144 Oak Grove, La., outpointed Jimmy Martinez, 158, Glendale,Ariz., 10. Las Vegas, Nev.—Xeal Rivers, 15T-^, Las Vegas, outpointed Charley Joseph, 159, New Orleans, 10. Zaharias Surgery GALVESTON, Tex. i*)— A "short circuit" operation to remedy Babe Zaharias'.blocked large intestine last night was highly successful, doctors at John Sealy Hospital said. It was the second operation in the past three weeks for the famed woman athlete, who is fighting a recurrence of cancer. Sports NEWS & VIEWS "I saw a lot of ducks in Canada this summer and I got excellent ,pittures "of geese and their" igos- lins off the St. Lawrence flyway in Quebec," says Ira Stockebrand 'of Independence in his outdoors column. . He was verifying, from his experience, the word from the "Ducks Unlimited" agency that prospects for hunting this fall are good. "The average size of the broods is exceeding the long term average of six," says Stockebrand. 0 0 The Independence naturalist has picked up and relayed these figures, on baits used to catch 1,840 lunker liass.at Bull Shoals and Norfolk Lake in Arkansas this year: . ' Jigs or Icadheads, 56 per cent V of the. catch; spinner lures, 21 per cent;, surface lures, 8 per cent; underwater plugs, 7 per cent; live bait, 4 per cent; undesignated, 4 per cent. o 0 There is inclination to feel a little sorrier for the Athletics' fans these days than for. the Athletics. They seem to be taking the setbacks pretty hard around .'Grumbling and (discouragement li^e on the increase. A few victories, which are almost bound t6 come sooner or later^'' will re•4 ' The announcement that Salina High Schol athletic star Gary Baer is going to attend OU could have mentioned, but didn't, that his family is moving to Oklahoma where his father, Virgil Baer, will be employed, at Oklahoma City. . . . Nick Ananias, the former popular Independence first baseman in the KOM League, announced his retirement from the game recently after being released by _Salt_Lake-City,_^.-. Some La- Harpe residents estimated attendance at the district girls Softball tournament there as about 4 ,000 persons for the six- day affair. No admission was charged. That is about double what the nine-day men's tournament drew here. vive the patrons again, however. There are frequent charges among them that the team is hot hustling as it might. That, too, is natural while losing, but it isn't absolutely necessary. Within the ranks of the Kansas City team and amid many close followers the common complaint is the lack of pitchers and pitching. That is justified, and the weakness is there. It's also true that pitcTflrig is 75 per cent of a ^ball team. Even some lack in that depart ment can be overcome by hustle. As long as somebody can throw the ball from the mound to the plate there should be hustle on (he part of the others. Seeing the A's recently, it was hard to imagine them being paid to play ball. "Gee, wonder what these guys do for a living'/" you were wanting to say. That was on a particularly bad day, though. They aren't that bad. And surely they are not six games below Washington's calibre. o 0 The Boosters are due rousing applause fur their district softball championship. They did have the advantage of going home to rest while most lother teams were traveling to and from lola, and they may not have stood out above the field in giant fashion, but they played hard, steady, skillful ball and richly deserve the honor. They were playing mostly regular strength, too. Their rivals in the local league can take pride in their accomplishment also. Chasing them around'Riverside Park the past two seasons has been a frustrating experience, but this turn of events makes the also-rans of the league look better, "ITiere probably is no more business-like and likeable a softball aggrcgatii(Mv;jn the state. Meanwhile the Jaycee committee, is worthy of a compliment on conducting the tournament in vig- orou$ manner. It was sparsely patronized locally but brought_quite a few outside people to town. MINOR LEAGUE nASEBAIX American Assn. Omaha 3, Wichita 2 Indianapolis 3, Denver 0 St. Paul 5. Minneapolis 4 Only games scheduled • Texas League Dallas H, Oklahoma- City 4 Tulsa 3. Fort Worth 2 Au.stin !l, Houston 3 Shreveport 1, San Antonio 0 Southern Assn. llemphis 4, Chattanooga 2 Atlanta 3. Mobile 1 Montgomery 6, Nashville 5 Nevy Orleans '13. Birmingham 1 Western League • Sioux City 2-1, Pueblo 1-8 • Colorado Springs 6, Des Moines 3 (10 innings) Albuquerque 9, Lincoln 4 Amarillo 9, Toiieka 5 New York 68 36 .6.54 Cleveland .59 43 .578 8 Boston 58 45 .563 9'/.. Chicago 51 48 .515 14'/i Detroit 49 55 .471 19 bultiniure 47 57 .4.52 21 Washington 43 61 .413 25 Kansas City 36 66 • .353 31 Lawrence Legion Title OSBORNE. Kas. I,iv-Lawrence defeated Wichita 3-1 in the finals of the American Legion Junior Baseball Tournament last night to claim the state championship. Jim Ragan. Lawrence pitcher, hs'J Wichita to two hits, fanned 10 and walked five. Ragan also singled,home Lawrence's last run. The tournament . all-star team: Pitchers—John Kimbrel, Dodge City; Tom Holler. Wichita, and Ragan. Catchers—Gene . Dunigap„.,I -faw-. rcnce." and Norman Downing, Wichita. Outfielders — John Hadl and Doyle Schick of Lawrence; John jDooley, Wichita. Richard Casidy of Wichita, 1st base; Don Wrench, Lawrence, 2nd base; Curtis Melton, Lawrence, 3rd base; Harold Snider, Wichita, shortstop and Robert Konven, Osborne, utility. Won Lost Pet. Behind lOLA. KANSAS Tuesday's schedule: Kamsas City at Chicago (2)— Kellner (7-4) and Kretlow (4 -5) vs Keegan (2-5) and McDonald (0-2) "Cleveland at Detroit—Garcia (711) or Aguirre (2-0) vs Hoeft (13-9) . New York at Boston-^Larsen (62) vs Nixon (5 -4) Only games scheduled Monday's Results New York 4, Boston 3 Detroit 9, Cleveland 0 Only games scheduled NationaJ League Won Lost Pet. Behind State High Monday 111 -TOPEKA tifl — Continued hot weather faced most Kansas voters as they went to the polls in to|day's primary election. . Temperatures yesterday .soared to 111 at Hays, equaling the na- jlion's high. Salina and Chanute each reported a reading of 110. By contrast, cooler air in the northeast held the inaxiimim at [Kansas City to 91. A few showers, mostly in the central section, were reported last night. Oberlin had an inch of rain. [Ellsworth .57, Kanopolis Dam 54. Lindsborg ,19, Dodge City ,14 and Wichita..03. Scattered other points reported traces of moisture. .Milwaukee 60 39 .606 Brooklyn 60 42 .588 I'/i Cincinnati 60 43 .583 2 St. Louis 50 51 .495 11 Philadelphia 48 52 .480 12'/i Pittsburgh • 44 57 .436 17 Chicago 43 57 .430 17'^ New York 36 60 .375 22 Ford Rally Nips Koliler Nine Tonight—Elks vs. Grill. Wed.—Register vs. Warrens. A three-run rally in fhe final inning, including a two-run homep] by Marion Littlepage Jr., brought the Fords' from behind f6r an 8-6 victory over tile Kohlers in junior baseball at Bassett Monday evening. Littlepage, who smacked three home runs his last game, came up with two fdr the' circuit and one triple on which he was thrown oiit at the plate by good Kohler fielding. He plays first base for the Fords. Larry Hart singled ahead of the fifth inning homer, and hits by Dick Miller and Ron nie Emmons brought a surplus run. A Kohler uprising for five in the third gave the losers a 6-5 advantage. Fords 203 03—8 Kohlers 105 00—6 Emmons, Smith and Smith, Emmons; Dundas and Sicka. Numbers (Continued From Page One) [across Chekianfe, causing casualties put by Pelping radio at 1,960 dead aiid 1,200 injured. One re- poil said 38,000 homes were destroyed in the piovince and more than a million (crsons were homeless. U. S. TO 168 MILLION WASHINGTON iifv- The Census Bureau said today the nation's population passed the 168 million mark in' July and estimated it would reach 200 million by 1970. A census official said the population currently is growing at the rate of 7,200 persons a day. Yale teams retained Eastern i n t e r c 0 11 egi a t e champion- ^ips-duringtigsa-in-btrseb^tlrTgeir and swimming. Tuesday's schedule: Chicago at Milwaukee—Brosnan (3-5) vs Spahn (10-9) PittsbuKgh.., vs, ,BriOflklyn,,iit, Jer^ sey City —Law (4-12) vs Newcombe (16-.5') (N) St. Louis at Cincinnati—Poholsky (6-8) vs Klippstein (9-8) (N) Philadelphia at New York (2)— Haddix (9-3) and Simmons (8-6) or Rogovin (6 -4) vs Gomez (6-11) and Antonelli (9-11) (N) Monday's Results Cincinnati 1, St. Louis 6 (10 innings) Chicago 5, Milwaukee 4 (11 innings ) Philadelphia at New York, postponed rain Only games scheduled Colombia Fire BOGOTA, Colombia (i»1—Fire set off by a terrific explosion leveled six blocks in the tesidential urea of Call today, and officials feared scores of persons may. have perished. Draft Increase WASHINGTON I*t-The Defense Department today issued a draft call for 17,000 men in October — all for the Army. This is the largest monthly, draft quota since December's IH.diHi. However, that included 8,000 for the Army and 10,000 for the Navy. The Pentagon said, the increased call for October 3,000 more than announced for September — wa.s necessary for the Army to counteract a lag in reaching its scheduled stmigth. At the end of last nion(4i, [the Army was about l .5 .:iOO men short of the approved gtial ol 1,040,250. Nixon Endorsement ..CONCORD.... J*.. il..t*) Viw Pi;esident Nixon has the endursc- ment of the New Hampshire Kc- publican State Committee for re nomination. A resolution endorsing Nixon was approved unanimously [by more than 100 committee members last night. II said Nixon "lui.s served his country with M''e.il competence and distinction." iSroiiMoii Loses With Eight Men HKONSON-After winning twice jhist week, the Bumison ball team tried to do II with eight players jSiinday at Olaihe and was de- |feate<l (> ,5 hy the navy base. ."And one of the eight players was ninniit ^er Howard Dawson," •said a teiim follower, considering jthal iiii aililitionul alibi, since [l):tw :.(iM lias l^'eii in retirement I four \viM\ ll'he broadly built .skipper Udf (wo hits, ho.wever. John Uavis pitcheS a six-hit giuhe. Bronson defeated Osawatomie 10 :i here Thursday night, with Davis pitching. Mound City wa* i walloped 18-1 Tuesday, with Whitaker and .loe Bacon pitching. I A season highlight will be I reached here Thursday night when the Kansas City Negro CJiaiits come to town. 'They are |on(> of the heading attractions of the Kansas City area, composed 'partly of players once with the I Kansas City' Alonarchs. Hilton .Smith, one of the all-tim« l^'reat Monarch pitchers^is the nianayiT. His son MicKey pla^s iCenterliiUI. Booker McDaniels is laiKilhcr e .x-Monarch. He also ! pitched for the Los Angeles |An )4els. ,1 U. .Johnson is another' rormcr .Monarch on the mdund Staff. I Oilier players, sortie young.«nd •with iiuR 'h promise, include: Lou . .Murphy, lib. Nat Mitchum, 2b, Fred •Ila.i«pk )M.- rf; Joe- Watson,^ If, Gsr^ jcia iMassingale. lb, Lester Phifer, s.s. Don Wright, c. Dug. WUson, [mil. I'hil John.son, p. Bob Wilson, I p. .Mack Massingale, coach and ;utility. i (lanu' time is 8:15. ii(eiii.iflii ENDS TODAY TMmWTNE KlUER-CAVERNSOF Cool! T> Cool! NOW thru WED. BRING THE FAMILY . . Enjoy a Real Good Slioiv and the Gool Breeze! VI DRIVE-IN THEATRE NOW thru WED! The Year's Fittest Family Comedy—See It Now! M-GM's IranKT* dramatic shocker! 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CHAMPIONSHIP PROFESSIONAL RODEO Mound City, Kansas TWO NIGHTS AUG. 17-18 KEN ROBERTS, Director and Stock Contractor tINN COUNTY FAIR—Aug. 15-18 TALENT CONTEST—Aug. 15-16, 8 p. m. Rodeo Reserved Seafs S2.00 On Sale at Cooks' Drug Store and Reynolds Stora, lola, or write Fair Ass 'n., Mound City. / IMF" J 1 1 M i> =»EX THOMPSON • JAMCi WHITMORE ...SMKPPERD STWJOWiCK —^-VICTORIA SHAW CirMBMASeoeE • t.^ m raCHMCMM • CIKuM»* PICTiMt Eva Mori* Saint j Gadirgi SwndiJHrs' m INSURANCE AT A SAVINGS AtSO J CARTOONS BUY, SELL or TRADE? Whatavar you might want to de, you'll always find it pays to daal through a compatant raal attata agancy. We'll not only, save you time, but money, tool Call on us for your real estate trantactionti Tho BUNT WARREN AGENCY 108 E. Madison Phone 711 REAL ESTATE YOUR VOTE people vote for the Ihin^.s they believe in. We hope you voted today for the political candidates you i)elii've in. 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