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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Blythevllte (Ark.) Courier Kewi - Friday, March 17, 1067- Pago Mint Allen Quits Car Biz Juan Is All Alone lUiiHiuiiiiiiiiliiliiiiilliHiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiniiinin State Sports By HAL BOCK Associated Press Sports ftriter And then there wai one. i"- Rich Allen left the automobile '"•business and Juan Marichal with one swift signature Thurs. ;day, becoming what Philadelphia General Manager John •,,;.Quinn called "one of the highest .-..paid four-year players in the ' .game." Allen's signing left San ^Francisco's Mariehal as the -.only holdout. Allen, who was spending spring training selling cars in '''Philadelphia while holding out for $100,000, probably reached year when he hit .317, drove in '•110 runs and belted 40 home ; -runs. >, -."I'm happy with the contract and happy that I'll be with the "team in a few days,' Allen " said. "I like playing ball too /well to enjoy sitting out while the rest of the players are working out in Florida." Two weeks ago, Allen saifl ne was ready to spend the season selling autos if the Phillie did inot meet his price. Both sides 'compromised to reach Thursday's agreement. • * * * -. -jrtarichal, the Giants «et "right-hander, and Horace Stoneham, president of the Giants, apparently have reached an pn- passe in negotiations. Marichal is still at home in ||||H»«l»^ """*"' Baseball Gals' Pin Show 'romoted Exhibition Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS -; : Thursday's Results ' Pittsburgh 6, Baltimore 0 • ""Chicago, A, 11, Houston » • Detroit 6, Cincinnati S J Philadelphia 3, St. Leuis * : Boston 23, New V6rk, N, 1« • Atlanta 6, New York, A, 4, 18 innings Chicago, N, 7, California 1 U Cleveland 6, San Francisco 2 ' ^Kansas City 5, Minnesota J, "'LOS Angeles vs. Washington at Pompana Beach, Fla., canceled, rain . Saturday's Games . Atlanta vs. New York, N, « West Palm Beach, Fla. Cincinnati vs. New York, A, at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Houston vs. St. LOuis at St. Petersburg, Fla. Los Angeles vs. Baltimore at ."Miami, Fla., night Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh at ..Ft. Myers, Fla. '""Chicago, N. vs. GltvMlfi* * Tucson, Ariz. San Francises v*. California at Phoenix, Ariz. Vbetroit vs. Boston at Lake land, Fla. Washington vs. ehicago, A, a Pempano'Seach Fla. Minnesota vs. Kansas Caracas, Venezuela, night. the Dominican Republic, think ing in terms of six figures while the Giants aw standing by thtir $90,600 offer. Another $100,000 athlete, Bal- tirnoreS Frank Robinson, ex pacts to test his right knee for tht first time under game conditions tonight against the New York Mets. Robinson, who underwent a cartilage Operation during the winter, went through a stiff sli ding aid running workou Thursday with no ill effects. Robinson feels ready to go and the New York Mets left r.O question that they're fully prepared. The Mets droppe.d one of their unbelievable games, 2318 to Boston Thursday, In other eichlbitions, Philadelphia edged St, Loui* 34, Detroit dropped Cincinnati 6-3, Atlanta topped "the New York Yankees 8-4 in 18 innings, Cleveland whipped San Francisco 6-2, the Chicago Cubs downed California 7-1, the Chicago White Sox defeated Houston 11-3, Pittsburgh bjanked Baltimore 8-0 and Kan, sas City beat Minnesota 5-2. " The Mets took a five-run lead into the final inning against the Red Sox and came out of it five runs behind. "Thats the wildest thing I've ever been in," said Wes Westrum, who is only starting his second season of managing the Mets. Larry Jackson pitched five scoreless infiings as the Phillies edged the Cardinals. Tony Taylor drove n two first inning runs with a single. Jerry Lurnpe drove In three runs with a pair of hits, leading the Tigers over the Reds. Deron Johnson homered for Cincinnati. * * * Singles by Hank Aaron and Jo* T6rre and a sacrifice fly by Felipe A16u drove in three runs in the 6th inning as. the Braves dumped the Yankees. New York made seven errors in the mara- lon. Cleveland scored all its:runs n the fdurth inning against the Giants, battering starter Ray Sadecki. Fred WhJMield and Leon Wagner stroked the key hits. Dick BerteU's double trig gered a six-run seventh inning as the Cubs routed the Angels Bubba Morton had three hits fo California. Lee Blia, Pete Ward, Tommie Agee afld Dick Kenworthy wai lOped home runs in the Whit SOi' romp over the Astros. Jim Shellenbaf.'r, Billy Knoch and Doc Ellis-three Pirate farmhands-held the Orioles to three hits as Pittsburgh shut out Baltimore. In the Kansas City-Minnesota game in Caracas, Venezuela, Kansas City scored three run in the fourth for Its victory, the first after six straight exhibition losses. Arktnlat *»sk«tt»aU Scirei By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Women's AAU At Gallup, N.M. Quarterfinals Nashville, Tenn., 93, Wahoo, Neb., 47 Plainvlew M, Des M«lnM. Iowa, 33 Raytown H, 6uachita *apti*t University 59 Long Beach 47, Stratford, Conn. 32 Men's State AAU At Little Rock Quarterfinals Searcy 136, Henderson Hi Jackers 68 Henderson Jr. Varsity 64 Harding Jr. Varsity 62 Stuttgart 67, Conway 63 iiDiuniiniiiMHiniiiii>ni«iniiniiiHniiinnHHi - HiiDiuniiniiiMHiniiiii>ni«i 1 T he Fans Alley Cats Tops Alley Cats, that purring group of bowlers froni ' Wvffl* Air Force Base, wo.n the team trophy In the BlytheyiM i Women's Bowling Association tournament last weekend at NORPHLRT, Ark. (AP) - ssistant football coach Don Earnhardt has been named head football coach at Norphlet High School. Barnhardl is a graduate of Arkansas A&M. Sports Editor: Thank you *o rmieh for your kind words in Monday't edition of the Courier News. You expressed the senti- •ments of the Leaehville fans so well. Too often we only tell you about the things we don't like; so let me take this opportunity to say we appreciated your kind words sd inuch. MRS. JOHN WI&NER Leaehville pto'total was announced yesterday as official Next in line were Koffee Klan 2696; Jack's Shoes 2676; Life of Georgia 2659; State Farm Insurance 2640; and Led- tet o r f' S th^i S pr6ximate 5ftO games rolled Saturday and Sunday there were only seven 200 games or better. Individual and doubles sibling is to take place this week at Shamrock Leading in high series handicap for the all-events trophy is Betty frefnell with 585. The all-events scratch leader is Donna Segleih with 548. In the recent women's state tournament at Pike Lanes In Little Rock %ceola Times team won $40; First. National Bank of Blvtheville and Blytheville Tractor each earned $35. Doubles teams from the area who finished in the money were Jon Miklas-Bea Edward8; Myrtle. Thomas-Jerry Kitchens; Jean Gardner-Charlotte Valentine; Dixie Mears- Ayce Hickerson; Margie NorBicutWarmen Mains; Virgie Harshman-Doris Burnham; and Trig Decker-Minnie Lou Williams. A Line About — HUNTING and FISHING * jerry mien.™, *,uu,,« u — Virgie Harshman, Linda Tessner Jo Ann Barlow, Libby Brewington, Nettie Schreick, Juanice Etchleson, Betty Coats and Anne Lowe. Cap'n Shorty Wins Close Race at Oaklawn Herb, Red, Billy Lose'ri at Hayti HAYTI - Herb Welch, Billy Wicks and Rowdy Red Roberts were defeated in the third 'am deciding fall of the main evenl tag team match here last night Eric von Brauner put the fin ishing touch on Wicks by stomp ing his leg. In the first fall Wicks and Roberts took turn jumping on the stomach of Jim Hollis and then Wicks pressed him. Jerry Dean cut Rod's head in the second fall and pinned him. * * * In one-fall events, Dean and Welch drew; so did Wicks and yon Brauner; then Roberts won on disqualification over Hollis. Woody Burnett was rof for the one-fall bouts. Jack Edwards of Washington, D.C., handled the main event. Fishing Is Busting Out Sikef Doubtful JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP)Dan Sikes has his hometown poting for him in the Jacksonville Open, put the 36-year-old .awyer says he thinks it's harder to win in golf at home than it s on the road. "Even Arnold Palmer says the same thing," Jacksonville's only native son on the pro lour said Thursday after grabbing a one-stroke lead in the first round of the $100,000 tburna ment here. HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (API- Eight 3-year-olds, headed by Bovd Ftanrtl'g Air Boat, will go postwar* today for the £,000 feature race at Oaklawn Park. Air Boat compiled an impressive record as a juvenile but was disappointing in his only 1967 start here. _ Another top contender in the 6-furlpng event is Mrs. Clyde Locklear's Happy Voter, win- ner'of two stakes as a juvenile but who finished but Of the money in the Hot Brings handicap last vonth. Happy Voter shares equal top weight of 122 pounds with Rewarder and Flischer Stable's Shoe Laces. Air Boat, whose five victories and nine ottier times in the money last year 'were all achieved in allowance events, will carry a moderate .12 pound impost. Others entered are Loyd Phinney'S Bebarjay (115), K. L. Fanning'! Stoney F (112), O.B. Brown's Zamoray Zoom (107), and Gomer Evans' Confessor (112). Kirker's Jester J G, who was second by a nose over Marion H. Van Berg's Zeppelin. Cap'n Shorty, ridden by Ronnie CampDeil, covered the mile and 70 yards in 1:42 and returned $8.20, $4.80 and $3.20. Jester J G paid $9.60 and $4.80 and Zeppelin $3.00. Hanson Stable's Bob'n Swoon $5.80) won the first race Thursday and Mrs. A. S. Hans' Arch Flash ($6.80) the second for a 118.60 daily double. Tigerettes Trip GALLUP, N.M. (AP) - The Ouadiita Tigerettes stayei' close for three quarters befon falling 57-50 to Raytown in th> quarterfinals of the Women' national AAU basketball tour nament here Thursday night. Connie Kelch led Ouachit with 17 points. Ouadiita ha trailed only 43-42 going into th final period. Fishing was busting out all over .this past weekend. The warming trend and reports of good catches sent the fishing fever to a high pitch. One man was buying some fishing tackle at a local store Friday. After being Informed rain was predicted for Saturday said, "I don't care it it comes a flood, I'm gong fishing tomorrow." He must have been thinking rather strongly all week about the weekend and the chance to catch some of those fish others had reported. Despite the rising waters, several people reported good catches at various places. Joe Mac Hester of Blytheville and Doctor Pollock of Osceola sacked a box Full of crappie, bream and bass at Glass' Lake near Brandywyne. R.C. Tennyson of Steele, Mo. also reported a good catch at Glass this past week. Several others reported nice catches at Danner. James Williams and partner Bill Williams of BAFB strung a limit, each at Midway this past weekend. James asked that his name not be used- so much for people were beginning to wonder when he worked. It's simple. When he's not fishing. * > * Ran into a man at Corona this weekend who seemed to be enjoying life. He was sitting in a lawn chair in his boat, had his radio playing and an electric motor to pull him along to the fishing spots. He is Joe Rhodes of Osceola and came to the lake with Tom Halters of Osceola and Darrel Lunsford of Blytheville. That's the way to enjoy fishing. There's still some fish being caught at Mound City (Harry's Boat Dock) near Marion. The high water makes it possible to get over the dam and into the north lake where there's stumps and trees aplenty to fisli around. WANTED TO BUY: STOCK COWS and FEIDIRCATTLI 1,000 head stock cows and 500 head feeder calves or yearlings for Illinois rancher. Any size herd and no tests required on cows. Highest prices paid Call James Kent, Farmers . Livestock . Commission Firm, Memphis. Day phone M8-4778, Nite 318-1042. • Your SAFETY is our Business In Thursday's $5,000 featured event, G. H. Ray's Cap'n Shorty won by a neck over Earl Let our expert mechanics put your car in safe driving 'cohdltlPff tpday ^ «. ,\^>*t.,S - I.M^__tt^ M ^ Blythevillc, LeachviH* Move Up tr it's Leiehvill* vs. Montttt. . Winners are to meet for the ehampionship tomorrow night *« taSJnt's losers getting * *ance at consolation honors i» the Saturday INDIANS Miss-swe State Track Sat. - Arlcw- sas State University track team is scheduled ta open its outdoor season at Mi&il' sippi SUte in a dual track meet with the BulWefl Sat. urday afternoon. The Indians hava run in one other meet thi» setson -tht Jaycee Indoor new » Memphis. Arkansas Stat* pUns to. 'Old Colt' Hir«d BALTIMORE h,d promised, owner Carro an Old Gelt Baltimore'* entry in SUB. travel to Arlington, Tex., ta participate in the Arlington State Invitational and on March 31 has Wheaton (111.) Colitft in the 'first home meet. ASU has finished tturd in the Southland Conftrtnw th« last two years. * * * , Events and th* P?« b »W» ASU entries art:' 100-yard dash^-Plll Caputa and Steve Shumaker; 220 yard dash-Maputo and Randay Erwin; 440-yard dash— Erwin and Jim Hetants; 880- yard dash-JinvKenriedy and Bob Gitriburg; and theone- tnd two-mile tvents-Gitri- berf, Pat O'Tool* *nd Kell»y Parriah. Javelin — Jeff Lansdala and Butch Brogdon; diicus- Lansdalt, John Snydtr and David Harrison; and shot put — Snydtr and David Young. High jump+Jwtld Spea- t*r and Brogdon; broad jump-Harry Clint, Milton lullivut and Mdle Pruitt; triplt jump-Pruitt, Spea- etr, Sullivsn and Danny Carroll; and polt vault — Bob Andravya and Bill Ball. you can say REUNI OF 3 GRADES OF FIRESTONE BONDED BRAKE LININGS GUARANTEED 30,000 MILES OR 3 YEARS GUARANTEED 20.000 MILES OR 2 YEARS GUARANTEED 10,000 MILES OR 1 YEAR HERE'S WHAT WE DO: • eiac Firestone Bonded linings • Adjust brakes for fuH drameontad • Inspect drums, HydisuHc ^*"«. letom qirings and grease serfs -GUARANTEE t <** brake rdininj «errfc<! far Ug mter ol nrilcs md r»™ tarn date rf i™? whichever COm ™ foL Adl " St "'™2 prorated on mileaeoaattoatqi P at tine o HtSTALLEP EXCHAN6E NO MONEY DOWM! 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