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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 25, 1957
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Tuesday Evening, June 25, 1957. Logansport. Indiana. Pharos-Tribune Judge Acts To Break Up Boxing Club Monoply Orders IBCs Dissolved In New York, Illinois Federal Judge Directs Jim Norris, Arthur Wirtz To Dispose Of Stock In Madison Square! Garden NEW YORK (UP) — Federal Judge Sylvester J. Ryan Monday carved up and knocked out the International Boxing Club monopoly—most powerful combine in ring history. ' In an unprecedented .decision, he ordered dissolution of the IBCs of New York and Illinois, and the complete divorcement of Jim Nor- Arn<rlc S ) ™ ™ 0 s 0 ris and partner Arthur Wirtz from i D™? 11 °»? °°° °°°- ° 5 ° the Madison Square Garden Corp. i B «' tljnore .. «» » J »*- « 12 » it, Maas, Aber (7), Sleater (8) and vorcemenc,-ne House _ Brown (M) an{J Triandos> ana «yjn "">• |Loser—Maas (7-5). H-R—Goodman Yesterday's Results pose of their two million dollars worth of Garden stock and give up their offices in the corporation. President Norris and Director Wirtz are chief stockholders. Such a "divestitute," the judge pointed out would reopen competi- •ion for title fights between the Garden in New York and the Chi- (2nd). (Only game scheduled.) National League Brooklyn 100 000 60S—10 12 1 St. Louis 200 000 010— 371 Erskinc, Roebuck (7) and Roseboro. Jones, Mizell (7), Merritt (9) and II. Smith. Winner — Er- MR— Snider 2, & 14th), Cunningham (4th), Furillo (6th). cago Stadium, Detroit olympia skine (1-0). Loser -Jones (4-3) and St. Louis Arena, "all still <™-*"•*"' - "™ * """ "owned or controlled by Wirtz anl Norris" or associated interests. Monday's bust - up decision against the combine, which had '-ecn found guilty of monopoly in he conduct of title fights by Judge •yan on March 8, was a great Philapelphia 200 004 022— 30 13 0 Milwaukee 110 000 020— 4 12 2 Haddix, Hearn (8) and Lopata. Spahn, Jolly (7), Pizarro (9) and Crandall, Rice (7). Winner—Had- riumph for attorneys of the anti-'dix (6-4). Loser—Spahn (7;5). HR -ust division of the Department!— Lopata (7th), Bouchee (9th), : Justice. Their spokesman, Wil- Repulski (10th). 'am J. Elkins, said. "It's the first 'scision that ever delved into the nside operations of a professional sports organization." Norris, Wirtz and thoir attorneys were uncertain whether they •vould appeal to the U.S. Supreme i '!ourt. First they will make ai icrough study of the venlict, j Uonai pastimo is in jeopardy here (Only games scheduled.) Tribe Again In Jeopardy INDIANAPOLIS (UP)-The Na- •hich goes into effect next.Mon- again sy. Al that time the judge will and down a final judgment con- lining the machinery for carry~a, out the orders in Monday's "decision on remedies." CHICAGO (UP) — Lester Malitz s the "innocent bystander" in tine ovcrnment's anti-trust decision gainst James D. Norris, Arthur Virtz; Madison, Square Garden and the International Boxing Club. He knows it, too, he said today. Malitz is the third .party in - Frank E. McKinney, former major league magnate j and chairman of the board of directors of Softball GAME TONIGHT The YMCA softballers of Logansport will oppose Grass Creek in a game at Riverside park diamond tonight at 7 o'clock instead of 8:15 as originally planned, it is announced by Bud Ayers, manager o£ YMCA. All YMCA players are asked to report at the earlier time tonight. • KEWANNA TRIUMPHS FULTON—The Kewanna Indians outraced the Fulton Bulldogs in a league Softball contest here Monday night that was halted at the ends of the fifth by the ten-run lead rule and rain. Bill Worl hit a triple for Kewanr.a's longest blow. Fulton won the junior high contest 8-2. Summary: Kewanna 270,4(10)—23 16 Fulton . 210,02 — 5 » LdNGCLtFF WINS State Hospital Softball team nosed out Wegert's Drive-In team in a close ball game at the hos- pilal field last night 4-3. The winners got all their run's in the first inning and Wegert's got all theirs in the second. The game was called in the sixth inning due to darkness. Carl Luebbert hit a 3-run homer for Longcliff in the first inning. Kenny Martin had two hits for Wegert's one a triple. The State Hospital team is seeking games. Anyone interested is .asked to call 4151 Extension 446 Recreation Department at the State Hospital. Summary: Wegert's 030,000-3 10 1 Longcliff 400,00x^1 7 1 Lowe and Martin; Thomas and Hicks. Ma jor ^ League Standings . American Lc?gue W. L, Pet. New York Chicago Cleveland Detroit Boston Baltimore Kansas City Washington 39 23 38 23 3428 33 31 33 31 29 34 25 38 .&29 .623 .548 .516 .516 GB .460 10% Monday's Results Baltimore 6 Detroit 0 (Only game scheduled.) Tuesday's Probable Pitchers Detroit at Washington (night)— Lary (4-8) vs Abernathy (1-8). . Kansas City at Baltimore (night)—Urban (1=0) vs Loes (7-3). Cleveland at New York (night) —Mossi (4-1) vs Sturdivant (6-3). Chicago at Boston (night)—-Keegan (2-3) vs Sisler (5-3). Wednesday's Games Detroit at Washington, 'night Cards Undefeated In Little League; Indians Top Braves The two Little League games and the Pony loop match billed for Monday were staged on time but the Colt League contests at Riverside park never got started due to wet grounds. The other three played in heavy .going and barely got finished when new 'Showers struck the area. At Tower Park the Schiff Shoe Store Cards continued to take advantage of breaks to beat out the ,397 14% ipancjni white Sox in a hard fought 2% 45' .323 19% game 8 -5 although they were out- hit six to three in the American Division battle. The Cards haven't been stopped as yet this year and after blowing a 4-run first inning lead had to rally to win. Clark got a double for the Cards in the fifth inning and Mee swatted one for the Sox in the first. ' At Grain Field the REM Shamrocks 'shutout the Logan Machine Red Sox 9-0 as Dave Long hurled! a one-hitter, giving up a lone single in the sixth to Jack Hewitt. He also fanned ten batters. Billy Pfaff smacked two homers for the Cleveland at New York Chicago at Boston National Lcague night St. Louis Cincinnati * Milwaukee Philadelphia W. L. Pet. GB Pittsburgh Chicago KOCKFIELD GIRLS WIN BOCKFH3LD — The Rockfield girls softball team defeated the Grass Creek girls club, 27 to 24, in an exhibition game Monday night at the local diamond. . the community-owned team, said| Dorothy Garrison and Margaret Monday home attendance the rest of the season must average about 1,000 a game "if we're to stay in business." Berkshire formed the battery for ''.he winners with Williamson and Berkshire the losing battery. The outlook was none too bright. Althea Gibson Opens The Indians, minor leaguei n• j r -r- _'_T:*I«. champions last year, have skidded Dia ror ' ennlS I me, from fourth place to seventh within the last 3-4 weeks. Their per- Ham Richardson Our WIMBLEDON, England (UP)— 36 26 3728 3G 28 35 28 34 29 30 34 2341 20 37 ,581 -.569 .563 .556 1R Give Awards • To Golfers Presentation of prizes to winners oE the recent Logansport city golf tournament highlighted .the smorgasbord dinner at the Dykeman clubhouse Monday night. President Harold Jamison presided at the session. The awards included:" Championship flight—Frank Henry, the winner, received a trophy Campbell 6 Strokes Back of NCAA leader COLORADO SPRI-N'GS, Colo. (UP)—Big ' Ten . champion Joe Campbell, recent graduate of Purdue University, was six strokes behind the leader today going into the second half of the 36-hole qualifying rounds in blie 60th an- Bassey Wins Feather Title PABIS (UP)—Hogan (Kid) Bassey of Nigeria planned a world tour today to defend his newly- won world featherweight title against all comers, nual NCAA Golf Tournament. I H e became the first' Nigerian Campbell, a native of Anderson, j world champion Monday night by Ind., and a member'of this year's stopping Frenchman Chcrif Ha- Walker Cup team, fired a 37-3S—75 mi a of Algeria in the 10th round, and pen and pencil set; Ken Stall- Mon<ia y on 'he opening day of after climbing twice off the can- berger, Dick Nelhercu'tt and Bob <l uali£ y in g at the • Broad moorelvas himself, before 18,000 at PaBuck: HIB next thrw. mpn Mf >h «ni H ' olel course here. lais dcs Sports. Shamrocks, slammer. one being a grand In the Pony League contest at Fairview tall Harry Dahl held the Eagles Braves to three hits and the Grusenmeyer Pontiac Indians upset the defending champs 3-2. The Indians got eight hits, all singles off Jim Bender and clustered Monday's Results Brooklyn 10 St. Louis 3, night Philadelphia 10 Milwaukee 4, night (Only games scheduled.) Tuesday's Probable Pllcliers Pittsburgh at Chicago — Friend (4-7) vs Rush (1-fi): New York at Cincinnati (night) — Crone (4-1) vs Lawrence (7-4). Brooklyn at Milwaukee (night)— McDevjtt (1-1) vs Burdette (5-4). (Only games scheduled.) Wednesday'*! Games Pittsburgh at Chicago New York at Cincinnati, night Brooklyn at Milwaukee, night Philadelphia at St. Louis, night .549. 2%'three runs in the third, which they .469 7 made stand up for the win. Dahl .359 14 fanned -ten, Bender seven. .351 13 ! /2 Summary; LITTLE LEAGUE Cards 401,120—8 3 4 White Sox 410,000—5 6 4 berger, Dick Nelhercutt and Bob Buck,' the next three men each got a gift certificate and Charles Hiatt, who had low score on the last 36 holes, received two golf balls. First flight—Bill Newcombe, the winner, received a gift certificate; •Jack Heri-on, second, got a sport shirt and two golf balls. Bob Ross, low scorer on last 36 holes, two golf balls. Second flight—Bob Davis, winner, a gift certificate; Dan Keller, second, a windbreaker and two golf balls; Fred Wolfe, low scorer, two golf balls, Third flight—Steve Hamilton, winner, a gift certificate; Art Brinkruff, second, gift certificate; Harry Binder, low scorer, two golf balls. Fourth flight—Bob Nethercutt, winner, gift certificate; Charles Rodgers, second, gift certificate; Carl Miller, low scorer, two golf balls. Fifth flight—John Hiatt, winner gift certificate; Joe Patacsil, second, sport shirt and two golf balls; Bill Hilc, low scorer, two golf balls. A consolation award of three golf balls went to Donald O'Connor, who had high score. Stepp and Oxfurth; Madonna and Bell, Warren Simmons of Syracuse They fought for the 126-pound University moved into Hie second'crown left vacant by American round today with a one-stroke'Sandy Saddler's retirement last edge. He fired a three-undcr-par;March because of an eye injury. 69 Monday to lead more than 160 golfers competing in Hie tourney. Purdue and Notre Dame were among the top 10 in four-man team scores after the first 18 holes of qualifying. Purdue was eighth with 308, trailing co-leaders Ari- Bassey, floored twice in the second round and almost out on his feet, came on to weaken the speedy Frenchman a body attack and then baiter him into bloody helplessness in the 10th round. zona State and North Texas State After two minutes of the 10th Notre Dame was Referee Rene Schcman slopped dy ninth with 310. Read the Classified Ads (he bout because Hamia no longer could hold up his gloves and because he was bleeding from both brows, the nose and mouth. Red Sox Shamrocks 000,000—0 44[),10x—9 5 l Dalton, Hewitt and Chadwick; Long and Timmons. Logan FOP Bows ejTo Marion,7-2, After Late Rally Braves Indians , Bender Carr, PONY LEAGUE 000,000,2—2 oo;i,ooo,x—3 and Elliott; Dahl and St. Paul American Assoclntinn W. L. .Pet. '.Vee-way contract between the'Same attendant^ at home stands | ^ithea Gibson of New York w hoi Mllinea P° lis 'olcvision networks and the IBC to at 1,1124. ' • ' ««„,.:•. •irovide fights for video every Wednesday and Friday night. U.S. District Judge Sylvester. J. Ryan in New York Monday ed the IBCs in Illinois anl 'n New York out of functioning in 'he promotion of title fights while they are being dissolved, and imposed other restrictions upon their staging of fights. "We must triple our attendance so far this season by September, if we expocl to be in business next year," said McKmney. "That means we must draw at least 175,000 fans. Last year, the ball club drew 217,000 and wo still lost $35,000." McKmney said $1,800 paid for each of 18 televised games, and Malitz probably will havc_lo be-1225,000 paid admissions should be sufficient for the team to brenk come a "man in motion" to live up •o his part of the contracts,- which is to provide 104 tights per year for TV. "That would be a lrcmen...dous chore that I did not bargain for," he sail. "But,I'd just have to EO out and contact all kinds of independent promoter.'! and do'it. "There are still some independents operating, in Florida and on the West Coast, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and a lot of other places, whom I could contact and ,make arrangements. I would have to en- '.cr into agreements with them, •>nd I'd have to keep them organ- even financially this season. Monon Hosts Tryout Camp MONON—A 'three-day baseball .s hopes to become Wimbledon's first Negro, champion, opens her Wd for the women's singles title today in a second round match against Su/,y Kormoc/y of Hungary. The lanky New Yorker is top- SBotied in the women's division and rates as an overwhelming 1-2 favorite to walk off with the •Championship in tihis "world series" of tonnis. However, she can expect plenty of trouble from Mrs. Kormoczy, who is a seasoned international player. Both Miss Gibson and Mrs. Kor- moc/.y drew first round byes, along willh Louise Brough of Beverly Hills, Calif., who was scheduled to play Mrs. Mary Hawton •of Australia today in another sec- ji"|ond round match. Miss Brough Wichita Omaha Denver Charleston .582 .577 .577 .55!) .538 .478 .441 .353 39 211 41 30 41 30 ,....'.. 38 30 35 30 33 3« Indianapolis 30 3(1 Louisville 18 53 Monday's Results Minneapolis 8 Denver 7 St. Paul i Omaha 0 Wichita 3 Indianapolis 2 (10 inns) Louisville at Charleston, ppcl, rain Today's Games Denver at .Minneapolis St. Paul at Omaha Indianapolis at WLchita- Louisville at Charleston oed for gram. a coordinated TV pro- Pat Logan Legion Nine Nips West Lafayette !n Seventh Inning Back-to-back doubles by O'Connor and Larry Jones in' the seventh inning enabled the Logansport Juinor Legion nine to •edge- West Lafayette. 5 to 4, Saturday at West Lafayette.' Jones and Billy Cuppy had punched out home runs earlier to give the locals a two-run lead, but the hosts lied the game in the fourth. Logansport will entertain Winamac at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kiverskle park. Summary: Logansport .. 022 000 1 — 5 10 2 West Lafayette 011 200 0 — 4 53 Cuppy, Sweet (6) and Nichols; Hoist and Straszheif. Milwaukee Braves of the Notional league, will begin here Thursday and extend through Saturday. Boys from. 17 to 23 year's of age arc invited to report at the old Monor. high 1 school building by 11 a.m, to register, after which they will report to Rex Carr at the city park diamond. High .school or American Legion age boys must obtain written permission from their coach or commander before working out. . Carr said all pitchers will hurl at least three complete innings. Speed and throwing ability of the aspirants also will bo tested. KERWIN STOPS DIHIASE NEW YORK (UP) — Gale Korwin, the Canadian welterweight whose booming left hook stopped Tony DiBiase Monday night, will get another TV fight at St. Nicholas Arena, July 22. Kerwin, now fighting out of Val- who has won four Wimbledon singles Lilies, is seeded second. , In addition to a host of women's matches, almost half of the (irst round matches in the men's sindes .were washed out by rain and rescheduled for today. The Yanks' title chances in the men's singles suffered a stinging blow Monday when Hamilton Hichardson of Wextliic'.d, N.J., the No. 1 U.S. player and seeded third in this tournament, was eliminated by Luis Ayala of Chile, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, li-4. Snuffy Stricken 'NI3W YORK (UP) — George (Snuffy) Stirnweiss, 40-year - old former New York Yankee infielder, was resting comfortably today at Roosevelt Hospital, where his condition was described as "sati- Tactory" following what was be- lioved to be a heart attack. Grand Jury Clears Yanks' Hank Bauer NEW YORK (UP)—Cleared of a felonious assault charge by a grand jury, New York Yankee o u t f 1 e 1 d e j 1 Hank Bauer today planned to file suit against his accuser for- false arrest and malicious prosecution. i\Ul Will, IIVYV UKIIUIIIL; VUt VL V (Al ,ni i r 1 j • !• i n Icy Stream, N.Y., won an upset I Tho panel refused .lo indict Bau- L<~ 3 >'uii-k.<.>, ... ., . i i *.Kf. n A,... nn - r>u F)r v/<] hn cnir/f/pn technical knockout over DiBiase of Astoria,' N. Y., at 1:2) of the fifth round at St. Nick's Monday night. It WHS Tony's first kayo defeat. The Can ali an, 22, weighed 142 ; '/i; DiBiase, 21, scaled 147%. Indians Lose 3-2 WfCIBTA, Kan. (UP) — The Loes and Gardner Rewarded by Orioles BALTIMORE (UP) — Pitcher Wichita Braves came from behind Billy Loes and .second baseman i to edge the Indianapolis Indians Monday night, 3-2, in 10 innings. The Braves tied the score in the ninth inning and scored the winning run in the Ifllh on a walk, sacrifice and Harry Hancbrink's ground single. Billy Gardner were powarded with new contracts by the Baltimore Orioles today for their impressive showings so far this season, Loes. an ex-Dodger wiio has won seven games and lost three, received a new contract calling for a $1,000 increase in salary. Gardner, a former Giant w!io leads all American League leadoff hitters with 24 runs batted in, roceivc-d a new contract with a $500 increase. DROWNS IN OHIO AURORA (UP)—The body ot Albert Dale Jackson, 31, Aurora, was recovered from the Ohio Rivor. where he drowned Sunday wihen a boat capsized. or Monday on a charge he slugged Edwin Jones, a..dellcatessen store proprietor, during an altercation in the Copacaba'na niglit club on May 16. Bauer immediately announced through his attorney he would hold Jones to "strict accountability" for the false arrest and added he would seek both compensatory and punitive damages. TRUCK FALL FATAL BATESVILLE (UP) - Services will be held Wednesday for William S, Herbert, BO, Napoleon, who died hero Sunday night of injuries sustained n week ago in a fa!) from a Inick. GIFT tfORSE KILLED GOSH13N (UP) — Ten-year-old Waller T.royer was thrilled wlien '!iis parents gave him a three-year- old riding horse Saturday. His joy turned to sorrow next day. The mare was killed when struck by a truck in fronl ot the boy's homo on Ind. 15 north of Goshcn. Feller Advocates Revision of Reserve Clause in Baseball WASHINGTON (UP)—Bob Feller, who pitched for the Cleveland Indians for his enlire 20 - year basoball career, proposed today that a player become a free agent allowed to dicker wid!i any team after the spends five years in Hie big leagues. Feller, now president ot the Major League Baseball Players AMU,, was scheduled to outline his' views to a House Judiciary subcommittee studying whether baseball should remain immune from anti-trust laws. Feller and another ot baseball's all-time greats, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals, were slated to testify following Warren Giles and William Hnrrklge, presidents »t the National and American leagues, respectively. BoUi Harridge and Giles wore expected to oppose vigorously any time limit on the operation of Che reserve clause, as did baseball Commissioner Ford Friek last week. Frick pictured a "chaotic scramble for player talent" it the clause wore wiped out. LOGANFOP SPORTS Marion scored six runs in the last two inning's to snatch a 7 to 2 verdict from the Logansporl Fraternal Order of Police Sunday in a Central Indiana Booster league game at Marion, The locals nursed a 2 to 0 margin until the sixth when the Blue Sox finally touched Tom Beeson for their first tally. Marion needed only one hit lo score three limes in the seventh and picked up another three-spot on only two safeties the next inning. Four Logan' errors paved the way. A triple by Jim Rklenour and Link Rivers' sacrifice fly netted LoKansport a run in the fourth. A walk and two Marion miscues produced another in the fifth. Summary: Logansport 000 110 000 — 2 84 Marion 000 001 33x — 7 10 2 Bccson and Bell; Atkinson and Lundrum. Here are the winners of our Grand Opening Prizes. 1st Prize—Fred Scagnoli, 1925 Spear St. Choice of Kelvinator refrigerator —K42GII Automatic washer WAG-2 or Dryer DEG-2. 2nd Prize—Lee Hoehne, R. R. 1, Rochester, 36 inch Florence Gas Range. 3rd Prize—Larry G. Croiner, 1010 W. Market St., Pair of B. F. Goodrich, (while'wall) Lifesaver Tires. 4rh Prize—Milford A. Moss, R. R. 5, Logansport, Schwinn Spitfire Bicycle 26". 5th Prize—Raymond Handy, 1205 Pleasant Hill, Motorola Radio. 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