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a 000 000 000 000 000 The Palladium- and Sun-Telegram, Richmond, Friday, Aug. 29, 1958 Page 9 Plan Middleweight Elimination Series First Bout To Put Giardello, Mims; Opponent For Champ Robinson Seen SAN FRANCISCO the blessing of the California proposed a middleweight elimination either a challenger for Ray him. Ford said he signed No. Holly Mims, ranked No. 6, for Sept.

25. Another fight in the elimination. Ford said, would be the Sept. 11 Utah fight between ex-champion Gene Fullmer, the No. 2 National Boxing Assn.

1. contender, and No. 7 ranked Spider Webb. Harry Falk an NBA vice president as well as a state commission member, said he would propose to the NBA at its Sept. 7 meeting in Las Vegas, Nev.

that the tournament be sanctioned. Robinson's Time Up He explained the NBA has a policy of requiring champions to defend their title and "Robinson's time is approximately up." The champ won his crown-for the fifth time--in March from Carmen Basilio. "There should be some activity Bout Tonight Pits Godih, Don Jordan NEW YORK (AP)-Don Jordan. a lanky lightweight contender from Los Angeles, makes his New York debut Friday" night as the favorite over France's Lahouari Godih at Madison Square Garden. The guitar playing Californian invades the East with 3 straight victories and 9 wins in his last 10 outings.

His only loss in 13 months was a disputed 10-round decision to British champion Dave Charnley in London, Jan. 28. Since then Jordan has beaten Karl Guder, knocked out Kid Centella and outpointed Isaac Logart, the Cuban welterweight contender. The last was on a split decision that stirred up a rhubarb one, on July 2 in Los Angeles. Never Been KO'd Jordan, a pro five years, has a 38-11 record, including 14 knockouts.

He hasn't been stopped. Godih is virtually a newcomer. here, too. The Algerian born Frenchman had won 20 straight fights overseas and had been unbeaten since 1954 when he came here in the spring. He easily outpointed Larry Baker in April but was soundly beaten by Johnny Busso on May 23.

Godih beat Damasco Collazo at the Garden in his last start July 30. His record is 47-4-2. including 12 knockouts. He has been stopped once. Godih is a good boxer with a stinging left jab.

He says he is just getting accustomed to the aggressive American style. I'm going to open up more and do a lot more punching," he said. He'll have to. Jordan is ranked fourth among the lightweights by the NBA and seventh among the welters by a ring magazine. Godih is unranked.

Scoring will be by rounds. A supplementary point system also to break draws. The winner of each round gets from one to four points, the loser none. Moore May Defend Title In South American Bout MONTEVIDIO (AP) Light Heavyweight Champion Archie Moore may defend his title against South American title- holder Dogomar Martinez here late this year, a fight promotion firm said Thursday. The firm, Cudgesa, said Moore has tentatively accepted a $40,000 offer, free of taxes in Uruguay, to fight Martinez.

RICHMAN BROTHERS Clothes $39.95 $44.95 706 Main Street -Matchmaker Benny Ford, with Athletic Commission, Thursday boxing tournament to find Robinson or a champion to replace 3 contender Joey Giardello and the kick-off California 10-rounder in that division," Falk said. "It's a crime to permit a man to defend once a year against a man of his choice. Some of these other boys should be given a chance." "We cannot say where the tournament should be held," Falk said. But he quickly added that "everybody seems to draw better out here." Ford, in a swipe at the non-NBA New York commission, said it put on a welterweight elimination tournament when Basilio retired, and "if Chairman Julius Helfand can do it why can't we." "We're drawing more money than any place in the Ford said, "and that's what the fighters are looking for." He compared his middleweight fight between Giardello and Rory Calhoun which grossed $60,000 with a television fight between Welter Champ Virgil Akins and Charley (Tombstone) Smith which took in $1,100 in Chicago last week. Ford said none of his fights would be televised because he can draw more money without it.

Ez Charles Wins Comeback Attempt FAIRMONT. W. Va. (UPI) Former heavyweight champion Ezzard Charles was one step further along his "serious" comeback trail Friday after decisioning Johnny Harper of Steubenville, Ohio, in a slow-moving bout here. The 37-year-old Charles, who had trimmed from a pudgy 234 last January, to 198 at weigh-in time, was given a unanimous decision in the 10-round bout at EastWest stadium Thursday night.

The former champion did most of the leading throughout the bout, scoring well to the body. He opened a deep cut over Harper's left eye in the third round and the wound bled freely throughout the remainder of the fight. Akins-Flanagan Bout Postponed ST. LOUIS (AP)-Welterweight Champion Virgil Akins has postponed indefinitely a scheduled bout with Del Flanagan Sept. 16 in St.

Paul. Akins manager, Eddie Yawitz, said Akins suffered deep cuts in a non-title fight a week ago with Tombstone Smith. Yawitz said several stitches were taken in one of the cuts and time of Akins' next bout depends on how soon the cut heals. Akins was behind on points last week but rallied in the 10th and last round and beat Smith with a knockout. "Open House" Held By RHS Gridders Richmond high school's 1958 football team made its first public appearance Thursday night annual grid "open house." The eleven ran through several basic plays following a pep session conducted by the four RHS cheerleaders.

Players were introduced by head coach Hub Etchison, who explained the formations to be used by Richmond and East Chicago Roosevelt in Monday night's grid opener at Lyboult field. Etchison refrained from having any contact work. He felt that there was no need to risk, having any player injured just before the opening game. Only one practice session is scheduled Friday. Grating lemon rind? Brush the lemon diagonally across the grater in long even strokes.

CENTLIVRE BREWING CORP. FORT WAYNE, IND. Con ALE BOLD MEN like a Did Premium Crown ALE BOLO ALE Brisk and Brawny Flavor No Extra Cost! Favored To Win Roadster Race Here Tonight Merle McBride of Lewisville is the favorite to win Friday night's 300-lap roadster race at the Richmond speedway. McBride won three events the speedway last week. McBride, 28 years old, has been racing five years and would like to race in the Indianapolis "500" some day if he can make the grade.

Expected to give McBride a race for the honors are Ellis Herbert of Rushville, winner of two previous features; and Keith Bowan of Connersville. Time trials will start at 6 p. m. with the first heat race at 8:30 o'clock. Play-Off Set For Pony League Title Dick Byrd scattered four hits to pitch Contractors into the playoff with defending champion Wallace Metal for the league championship.

Contractors clipped Tool, 14-4, with Frank Arkenburg's home run the big blow for the winners. Sonny Sage collected a single and double, did Dave Conniff. Don Loper's two singles led the Tool nine. The championship game between Contractors and Wallace will be played Saturday night at 7 o'clock in the Pony sCongue park. The box Tool AB Contractors ABRA Wright 2b 2 1 Senese ss 2 Gibbons 3b 3 0 0 Bowman 2b Puckett 88 3 0 1 Arkenburg Todd cf 3 1 Sage 1b Loper 2 Townsend rt Murphy 0 Brown If Mitchell 1b 0 Byrd Hill rf 0 Conniff cf Smith If 0 Severance 3b Ramey 1b 0 Fork rf Cole 1f 0 Greene cf 0 OH Grogg rf 01 Totals 24 Totals 29 14 Score by innings: Tool 100 100 2-- 4 4 Contractors 014 432 x-14 7 Two-Base Hits Sage, Conniff, York, Senese.

Home Run Arkenburg. Strikeouts- Byrd 9. Murphy 3, Todd 3, Puckett 2. Base On Balls--Byrd 2, Murphy 2. 3 innings: off Todd.

4 in 2 innings: off Todd 1, Puckett 1. Hits--Off Murphy. 1 in Puckett. 2 in innings. Hit By Severance by Murphy, Sage by Townsend.

PitcherBowman Umpires--Tyler Losing Pitcher -Murphy. and Oler. Clowns Bow To Merchants The Richmond Merchants tripped the Detroit Clowns, 5-4, at Municipal stadium Thursday night with Jack Soper batting in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth. With the score deadlocked at 4-all, Dave Chapman singled with one out in the bottom of the ninth. Leon Gordon sacrificed him to second and 1 Chapman rode home on Soper's shot down the third base line.

Soper had two other singles to lead the Merchant attack. Detroit played without the services of both Reece "Goose' Tatum and Nat "'Sweetwater' Clifton, who failed to show up for the contest. The box score: Clowns AB Merchants ABRH La Grange rf 0 1 Canel cf Brewer 2b 0 Chapman 3b 5 Hubbard 1b 3 1 Alvey If 3 Steele 1b 0 0 Gordon If King cf 3 0 0 Soper rf-1b Porter 3b 00 0 Bauer West If 0 Mansfield 1b Alston ss 3 1 2 Kaufman rf Hamilton 0 1 Rhoads ss A Flemming 3 0 0 Hittle 2b Totals Totals 35 5 Score by innings: Clowns 001 300 000-4 5 Merchants 000 100 031-5 8 2 Two- Hits Alston. Strikeouts Flemming 9. Mielke 7.

Alhstrom 1. Base Balls- -Flemming 4. Mielke 2. Hits- -Off Mielke, 4 in 8 innings; off Alhstrom. 1 in 1 inning.

Mitrion Winning Pitcher--Alhstrom. Umand Wissel. Catholics Rapped For Asking Rackets Probes Terminated WASHINGTON (UPI) The National Catholic Welfare Conference (NCWC) and Sen. John L. McClellan Ark.) have clashed over conference's statement urging the Senate Rackets committee to consider calling off its investigation of union racketeering.

The NCWC said in a Labor day statement made public Thursday night that the investigation should be terminated as soon as it has "served its original purpose." McClellan, rackets committee chairman, immediately struck back, saying, "I'm sure every hoodlum, gangster, racketeer and other segment of the criminal element in this country will heartily applaud the statement." The NCWC said the investigation "would serve no useful legislative purpose and might conceivably do serious harm to the labor movement and to the cause of collective bargaining and labor-management relations" if the probe were "dragged on interminably." The NCWC, an organization set up by Roman Catholic bishops in the United States. noted that last year it said rackets investigation "would ultimately prove to have been beneficial to the labor movement." Tin Can Production Likely To Rise CHICAGO (SF) The nation's can makers expect 1958 production to total billion cans, about 250 for every person in the country. That would be 4 per cent above 1957 production. In 1946 the nation produced 24 billion cans, or 170 per capita. Williams Turns 40 Saturday, Still Hitting With Authority By Bob Salmon BOSTON (UPI) Ted Williams, one of baseball's greatest sluggers, turns 40 Saturday.

He is still hitting like a 25-yearold and, at times, still acting like a 10-year-old. However, the temperamental Boston Red Sox star has begun showing some signs of age. True, he is currently making bid for his sixth American league batting title. He is just a few percentage points off the pace with a .315 average. He has whacked 21 homers this season, with a month to go.

And he is still a fearsome sight at the plate, his tanned, muscular a arms the bat as if it were holding, But Ted ain't what he used to be. A good many of his hits this season have lacked the old zing he was noted for. He has hit and attempted to hit to left field, against the overshifted infield, more often than ever before. And his batting mark, though plenty healthy, is far below his .350 lifetime average. What Of Future What about Williams' future as he heads into his fifth decade? First of all, he will undoubtedly be back next season.

He hasn't said so in as many words, but Ted has stated often that his last big target is still 500 home runs. Only three players in history have ever topped the 500 figure. Babe Ruth leads with a fantastic 714, Jimmie Fox clouted 534, and Mel Ott still leads the National league with 511. Even Lou Gehrig missed, collecting 494 during his career with the New York Yankees. Williams is fifth man in the standings with 477.

The 500 mark would be well within his grasp with another full year and another salary is nothing to sneeze at (or, spit at). Ted himself says he would like to stay in baseball after his playing days are over. He has also said he wouldn't want a manager's job, but whether he actually means it is another question. Whatever may change about Tinderbox Ted there is one thing that will always be the same. That is his personality.

What other baseball great has ever been fined for spitting at the fans after half a lifetime in the game? Holy Family Upset, 10-9, In Church League Contest Second English Lutheran moved into first place in the -Church softball league Thursday night, thanks to an assist from Reid Memorial Presbyterian. Reid Memorial nipped Holy Family, 10-9, for the first Holy Family loss after 10 wins. Second English Lutheran, meanwhile, ran its record to 10-0 12-2 win over First Christian. Other results Thursday night saw St. John Lutheran down Central Methodist, 16-1; St.

Andrew's pound Paul Lutheran, 16-1; Church of God trim First Baptist, 7-4, and Trinity Methodist clip First Friends, 11-1. Ron Cougill, Brann and Miller homered to pace Reid Memorial to its win, with Dale Brannock, Parshall and Kaylor picking up doubles for the winners. Eddie Ripperger collected two home runs for Holy Family and McGill banged out a pair of doubles. Bill Mercurio tossed a two-hitter for St. Andrew's and received solid hit support from his mates.

Bob Harris hit two doubles as did Chuck McClure a and John Barth. Mercurio and Jim Ingerman each had one double, while McClure added a triple. Bob Doty doubled for St. Paul Lutheran. Frank Coddington's triple was the only extra-base blow for St.

John Lutheran, while Keith Carty's homer was the big hit for Second English Lutheran. Lonny Rose homered and Willie Drew tossed a no-hitter to pace Trinity Methodist to its 11-1 decision. The scores by innings: HE Trinity Meth. ....302 023 1-11 9 2 First Friends ......001 000 0- 01 0 5 Drew and Kovach; Busby and Apgar. HE Church of God ....000 070 0-7 9 3 First Baptist 110 1 6 Lamm, Goodwin (4) and MoGuire; Winterrod and Bailey.

HE 2nd Eng. Luth. 500 034 0-12 10 0 First Christian 001 000 1- 2 6 2 Frost and Street; Wyatt and Power. Central Methodist ....010 0- 1 4 1 St. John Lutheran ...263 5-16 11 2 Powell and Belt; Coddington and Grottendick.

HE Reid Mem Pres 023 101 3-10 12 2 Holy Family ......300 102 3- 9 7 0 Brannock and Tuttle; Rohe and Ripperger. HE St. Andrew's .........511 09-16 11 3 St. Paul Lutheran 000 1x- 1 2 2 Mercurio and Witte; Thomas and Doty. Eaton Little League Title To Indians; Marks Listed EATON.

Ohio. The winner of both halves of the Eaton Little league was the Indians, managed by Jerry Wagner, who won the second half in regular play and then edged the Reds. 6-2. in a play-off to decide the first half supremacy. It was little wonder that the Indians took the crown, sporting the league's two top hitters, Bill Krintzline with a .528 and Gary Burba with a .510 mark in addition to having an unbeaten pitcher, Dan Lowther.

Lowther pitched seven wins, never lost, and did pretty well at the plate too, with a .382, placing him seventh in the loop in that department. Three players tied for home run honors, with two each. They were Pate Stockslager of the Tigers, Mike Petty of the Braves and Larry Geeting of the Reds. Burbs and Krintzline scored the most runs with 26 each and Larry Geeting led in base hits with 33. Geeting was also the RBI champ with 32.

Geeting was most frequently at bat with 65 and had the most doubles with 11. Krintzline's two triples topped that department and Louis Walker of the Indians drew the most walks at 16. Allan Brubaker of the Reds had the best eye as only once in 42 trips to hintanned Top Catcher Ronnie Hayes, Indians catcher led in fielding as he committed no errors in 144 chances. Brubaker was faultless in 118, tries, Walker in 18 and Dennie McClure of the Tigers in 1 11. The only no hitter was pitched by Larry Geeting, although two runs were scored.

Lowther pitched a one-hit shut out, Krintzline, a -hit shut out and Lowther a six-hit blanking. Lowther and Geeting were close in fanning batters as Lowther whiffed 71 and Geeting 70. Lowther gave up the fewest runs, 13 in 48 innings while Geeting was stingiest with the hits, 26 in 35 innings. Kem Medearis had the most control, walking only 15 in 40 frames. Dick Butz of the Braves tossed the most innings at Pitching records for hurlers with at least 20 innings were as follows: Lowther, 7-0; Mike Brinley of the Indians, 3-0; Alvin Nutt of the Celebrating Our New Location with this SPECIAL 30" Hardwick GAS (With 199,50 1400 N.

W. Street Is the New Location! PHONE 8-2923 APPLIANCE CORNELL'S CENTER Bottle Gas Norge Appliances Will Be Speaker For Chester Club Capt. T. E. Peters Capt.

Theodore E. Peters, fire prevention chief of the DelcoRemy division, of General Motors corporation, Anderson, will address the Chester Men's club at 8 p. m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in the Chester hall.

Maurice Hinshaw, program chairman, said families of members would be guests. The fire prevention program Capt. Peters supervises in the 10 Anderson plants of Delco-Remy twice has won the National Board of Fire Underwriters' award as the outstanding industrial program in the U. S. and Canada.

Pointing out that fires and explosions do not just happen, but must be caused, Captain Peters demonstrates common explosive properties of liquids and flammable materials found in industries, homes, farms and business establishments. complete outline of precautions for fire safety climaxes his presentation. Captain Peters is a member of the Indiana Fire Chiefs association, and is a Special Deputy State Fire Marshal in Indiana. Bridge Building Record Claimed; Up In Hours SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (AP)-Indiana highway officials claimed a new bridge-building speed record Thursday in the overnight replacement of a damaged bridge on U.S.

31 six miles south of here. At the same time, they announced final agreement with Kentucky highway officials on a compact for construction of two new free bridges across the Ohio River in the New Albany-JeffersonvilleLouisville area. The U. S. 31 bridge, damaged two weeks ago by a truck, was closed off at 5 p.m.

Wednesday. Highway department crews, working through the night under floodlights, removed the old steel structure and replaced it with a prestressed concrete bridge. Traffic began moving over the new bridge about 10:30 a. m. Thursday, hours after use of the old one was halted.

Kentucky Highway Commissioner Ward J. Oates flew to Scottsburg to meet the Indiana officials and Gov. Harold W. Handley, who opened the new bridge. The two states announced jointly they have reached agreement on the two new Ohio River bridges.

First to be built, starting probably next summer, will be a 16 million dollar between Scrib. ner Park in New Albany and Street in Louisville with construction supervised by the Indiana Highway Department. A Jeffersonville Louisville bridge will be started later, with Kentucky in charge of the construction. Both bridges will be part of the federal interstate highway system. The federal government will pay 90 per cent of the costs, with the two states paying 5 per cent each.

We Need Your Used Car in Trade on the Popular Chevrolet for 1958. See Us for a Spectacular Deal Now! KURDY Chevrolet, Inc. .5 East Main BEST SELECTION OF QUALITY RING BINDERS IN BEAUTIFUL COLORS ALSO TAN AND GINGER 5-YEAR GUARANTEE GENUINE LEATHER and PLASTICS See Our Quality Ring Binders First YOUR NAME ENGRAVED FREE ON BINDERS IN 24-K GOLD WM. H. DUNING SONS, Leather Goods- Typewriters- -Gifts 1025 MAIN ST.

RICHMOND Kierdorf Death Investigation Halted By Judicial Action PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) The vestigation into the fire death of Teamsters Union business agent Frank Kierdorf stood at a halt today after running into a judicial wall. Two men authorities wanted to hold for were ordered freed Oakland County unseationing Circuit Judge H. Russel Holland. They were Leaun Harrelson, president of Teamsters Union local, and Herman Kierdorf, uncle L.

of Frank and a former Detroit Teamsters official. Both were arrested on the surprise statement of Mrs. Iris Harrelson, former wife of Leaun, and held for investigation of arson. They were freed titter Michigan Atty. Gen.

Paul L. Adams said in a habeas corpus hearing that he was not prepared to file charges against them. A few hours before they were ordered set free, Judge Holland refused to approve a petition for a grand jury probe of Kierdorf's fatal burning and the son and racketeering related to it. To Study Petition He said the four circuit judges of Oakland County would take the petition under advisement and try Dewey Says Force Still Is Used By Greatest Powers LOS ANGELES (AP)-Thomas E. Dewey said Thursday that "some of the major nations of the world prefer to rely on force," rather than international law, to settle disputes.

The nations have established the International Court of Justice the united nations General and. sembly brings the force of world opinion to bear to induce peaceful settlement, he said, "yet violations of international law still occur, as in the invasion of Hungary in 1956." The former New York governor and onetime Republican presidential candidate reported to the American Bar Assn. House of Delegates, as chairman of its Committee on International Law Planning. None of 19 nations which have accepted jurisdiction of the international court without reservations can be considered a major power, Dewey said. Top Tax Collector Harrington Resigns WASHINGTON (AP) The nation's top tax collector resigned Thursday.

President Eisenhower accepted the resignation of Russell C. Harrington as Internal Revenue Service commissioner, effective Sept. 30. Harrington said personal sons, which he did not specify, caused him to leave the post he has held for three years. SALE of Men's Furnishings ROCCO'S 31 Men's N.

Shop 8th to make a decision Wednesday. Adams said: "Right the investigation has come to a halt. We have tioned all the witnesses we know. We await Wednesday's decision hopefully." Harrelson, immediately after his release, was handed a subpoena to appear Sept. 5 before the Senate Rackets Committee.

Herman was subpoenaed earlier. Harrelson told police her ex husband knew Frank had been made a human torch before he staggered into a Pontiac hospital with burns over 85 per cent of his body. A dry cleaning establishment at Flint, 40 miles away burned a few hours before Frank appeared at the hospital. Police said it was arson. Police Impound 3 Overweight Trucks; Record Fine Seen INDIANAPOLIS (AP) State police have impounded three big trucks at Jeffersonville, one of them the largest overweight case on record in Indiana, and they could cost their owner $8,425 in fines.

Cpl. Francis Simmons said combined axle overweight on the three impounded trucks was 250 pounds. State law permits judges to set fines as high as 10 cents per pound. The trucks are owned by Chilton Coal tion Co. of Louisville, Ky.

The biggest truck, piled up to 12 feet high with fill dirt, weighed 80,700 pounds, with 34,250 pounds of overweight on the most heavily loaded axle. The others weighed 77.300 pounds and 56,900 pounds. The drivers were released but the trucks were held. Date for the trial on the overweight charges in Clark Circuit Court at ville has not been set. Waterways Are Used LEOPOLDVILLE, Belgian go (AP)-A four-man South can expedition headed by Dr.

Daniel Marais of Johannesburg has crossed the lower part of Africa using waterways 93 per cent of the way. It took two months from the mouth of the Zambezi on the Indian Ocean to Banane on the Atlantic. Tigers, 3-1; Krintzline, 5-2; Geeting, 3-2 and Medearis. 5-5. In batting it was: Bill Krintzline, Indians, Gary Burba, Indians, Larry Geeting, Reds, Pete Stockslager, Tigers, Phil Manley, Reds, Kem Medearis, Reds, Dan Lowther, Indians, Charles Berry, Reds, Dave Sizemore.

Indians, Jim Bell, Braves. 366; Alvin Nutt. Tigers, Ferriell, Reds, .339: Allan Brubaker. Reds, Dick Ashworth, Braves, Ronnie Hayes, Indians, .315 and Dave Kiracofe, Tigers, .300. The rest of the league's batters were below the .300 mark.

Team records: 2b 3b Hr BA Indians ............15 3 40 1 .310 Reds .11 7 30 2 .312 Tigers 7 11 19 2 .248 Braves 3 15 20 2 .217 HO Building A Road? OKMULGEE. Okla. (UPI) As near as authorities can figure the robbers who entered the Tipton Guyer Construction Co. grounds made off with 10 tons of OPEN For BUSINESS In Our New Location CONNIFF'S 918 Main Street Labor Day Week End CARPENTERS Let Commons Lumber Co. supply all your repairing needs SPEEDY EFFICIENT SERVICE You can be assured of quick, interested service when you deal with us.

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