Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on July 5, 1968 · Page 10
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DEBBIE DEERE By FRANK ZGlll OKAXPAO -rtL T^TfWWDNTBE CCWE OVER EARLY 1NECESSAE/, HOfJEV- AND HELP XWeerrTS NOT ATMYPLACE/ THiNeseaNfi! ^..J.E5LIE ISTHROW- (eWRTVi Redlands Doily Facts 1 10 - Friday, July 5, 1968 'Havenofs' lead early in Buick Open EEK & MEEK ly HOVflE SCHNEIDER HELLO... HOIA) ARE VA? HELLO THERE... HOWJ YA FEELI/OG? Wice TO SEe VA" £' IKi br NEi. I>c TM lUi. Fit. OH. o^fc-m;wG AECCrrA DeMOCRACY... IT C£RTAIMLY PRODUCES THE FfelEMDLieST PpLmoAWS AROOUD*/ AUEY OOP 6y V. T. HAMUN VOU'RE CHARSIN' ME WrrH,.>**^ SPEAKIN" OF UNLAIVFUL UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY / 'ATS \ ASSEMBLY, VOU iJUSr FOR TALWN* TO / RIGHT; ] OUGHTA TAKE A T^^ A COUPLE eUYS? -I OOP! Z..I LOOK OUTSIDE.' ^ THE BORN LOSER By ART SANSON PRISCILLA>^ POP By AL VERMEER GRAND BLANC Mich. (UPl) —Two "havenots" were the pace setters for golfs big stars today with Rod Funseth and Butch Baird nursing a one stroke lead heading into the second round of the $125,000 Buick Open at Warwick Hills. Funseth has earned only S13,168 in 20 tournaments this year, not enough to make the top 60 in earnings on the pro tour, and Baird has earned only S4,080. Each has scored only one tournament victory on the tour, Funseth in six years of trying and Baird in eight. But, Thursday they solved the tough par 72-\Varwick course, 7,001 yards long, with four under par 68s while the better known and more affluent players were battling to get close. "Normally I don't play this course very well," Funseth said, "and I had very little confidence when I started. But I started putting well, my driving improved. I improved with my irons and everything came together." Funseth played early in the day and holed out a 35-foot explosion shot from a trap for one birdie while knocking in putts of 25 and 20-feet for two others. Baird, playing after the greens were chopped up wth spike marks, said the putting surfaces were "bumpy" but he laughed about the problem. "When you hit it right" he said, 'it goes over the bump and in. But if you miss, you blame the bump. 1 putted okay. I didn't feci real good about it, but I made them." He canned one birdie putt of 25-feet and others of 11 and 18- feet while posting nine, one putt WINS AGAIN — Cole Yarborough and his wife, Betty Sue, flash big smiles after Cal« eop- tured the Daytono Firecracker 400 for the second time. (UPl Telephoto) Top sports car races slated at Riverside An obscure rule change by the Sports Car Club of America national headquarters in Westport, Connecticut has had the effect of making this thejSlOO.OOO winning mark and a Gale Yarborough wins Firecracker 400 race DAYTON A BE.ACH. Fla. (UPD—Cale Yarborough, the hottest driver on the NASCAR circuit, is closing in on the July 6th and Tth National Cham pionship sports car races at Riverside Raceway one of the most greens. Baird was in the eventj important events of the year. on a "pass." chosen by the sponsor to compete because he clear shot at the all-time money winning record. The 29-year-old, blond-haired driver from Charlotte, N.C., drove his 1968 Mercury to a The rule, which allows compet-, , .itors to freely transfer from di- record 167.2-47 miles per hour to was the first player ever to!vision to division, was originally;capture his second straight make a hole-in-one in the intended to make it easier fori f^'recracker 400 victory here tournament in 1962. Both Funseth and Baird, could be in a battle royal to hang on in the second round. Marty Fleckman, Don Fairfield, Rod Horn and Harold Henning were only a stroke behind with first round 69s, ten players including U.S. open champ Lee Trevino and defending Buick champ, Julius Boros, were at 70. nine players had 71s and 11 match par 72. competitors to race with regions i'^''""^^*' that were closer to them. Its side effect, however, has! The victory was worth $18,050 to Yarborough, and included .y'^"; "-ns2 ,650 for the 142 laps he led the been that if a serious competi-; j-',. „, j. „,.„„; tor has gotten a slow start i Fourth of July e^ cnt. his home region he can trans fer to another less competitive region and thereby earn enough points to qualify for the yearend run-offs. The Southern Pacific Diiision, encompasses the California Sports Car Club Region which Joe Harper moved up at Cal Poly Adrian Young signs pro grid contract PHILADELPHIA fUPD-Adri- an Young, the former University of Southern California linebacker who gained a smaU measure of fame with four pass interceptions in a victory over Notre Dame last season, is in the fold of the Philadelphia ! Eagles. The National Football League club Thursday announced that Young has signed a contract for the coming season. He received All-America honors after helping the Trojans win the national championship last fall. He was the Eagles' No. 3 draft choice. This pushed his year's winning to $96,781. with the racing season only half over. The record for money winnings in a single season is held by Richard Petty of Randleman, N.C., set last season at 5127,000. Yarborough still has four "superspeedway" races in which to pick up money, plus numerous smaller races. The four big races left are the Darlington 500, the Charlotte 500, the Di.xie 500 at Atlanta, and the Rockingham, N.C., 500. These four races alone will provide about 552,000 to the first place finishers. Thursday's victory was the tliird straight for Yarborough here in a major race and he I made it look easy. It also was jthe third major NASCAR victory for him this season. ; Yarborough called Thursday's has ever run, and said his car ^^'"•;r3cc the "easiest big race" he is headquartered in Los Angc-i (upV^_j ^e'Haro ?/^So camei'^" ""^ "easiest big race' he les.. is probably the roughest di -L'S^Ty Si:^' LI ^oSZ^^f Zr^T^^^^^^^^^ vision in the entire country. For.gs head football coach last .^ " example, in C Production there| February, Thursday was ap- arc factory supported cars from Datsun, Porsche, Triumph, Toyota and Alfa — all competing in the same race for the three coveted invitations to the yearend runoffs. In some divisions; pointed as athletic director here. He succeeds Richard .Anderson, who was the school's athletic director since 1963. Anderson will continue as the there are barely three cars com- 1 swimming and water polo peting in the whole class. i coach, a job he has held since With the season reaching the 13^3. , halfway point. Riverside shapes Harper is a 1959 UCLA |up at the last chance for many graduate. of the really serious racers to The car was set up perfectly," he said. "I could drive any place on the track- high or low." But to the nearly 45,000 fans, it was apparent where Yarborough wanted to drive—up front. either establish themselves in their class points race, or trans fer to another division. Look for this head-to-heaJ competition to crop up in the C Production race, the F and E Production races and certain others as well. Competing in the Nationals will be a full slate of production sports cars, modified sports racing machines, open-wheeled formula cars and the exciting sedans. Saturday's schedule calls for a full day of practice and qualifying, with the races starting at 12 noon on Sunday. Iflne races are scheduled. BENEFIT SCHEDULED NEW YORK (UPl)—A special : benefit basketball game in I honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King will be played in the Singer Bowl in Flushing, N.Y., it was announced Tuesday by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, New York Mayor Lindsay and Oscar Robertson. The game, involving 30 players from the National Basketball Association, vnll be played Aug. 15. 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