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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 29, 1967
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A Unt About — Fishing By WOODY They say variety is the spice of life but the variety In the weather conditions last week was something more than desirable for the area fishermen. It threw a crimp into a lot of fishermen's plans and ruined the fishing for others who were camping on various lakes. Many outdoarsmen had I disappointing weekend »t Kentucky Lake as the high wind and rains kept most ef them off the lake as well as other lakes. The ones who were able to fish until last Sunday caught » generous amount of fish. Reports say catching has slowed considerably during this Week. Foy Etchieson and R. C. Farr caught about 120 erappie at Kentucky Lake a week ago Thursday and approximately 140 the next day near Paris. He said he encountered only a few boats the first day but word got out the fish were biting good and Friday things were a little crowded. * * * Earl Simmsns and Joe Veach fished North Lake at Brandywine this week but didn't find the fish willing, meved back into the chute and fished among the willows. They caught several nice crappte. When they returned to the dock, managed by Roy Haney, they were informed by Roy two men had brought In two ice boxes full «f fish. The river has been falling slowly but is on a slow rise again but maybe the good fishing will extend into this weekend. Several good catches were reported both Wednesday and Thursday and Fri- Bob and Share SA Lead day, fishing the willows. Billy Higgins, Wayne Taylor and Russell Eubanks reported 8 good catch from the lake next to Lost Lake at Brandywine. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Albert Burks are continuing to fish Wapa- nocca and catching good fish despite the handicap of the low entrance and dams beavers have built acress the channel. Jte Knox reported he caught several nice catfish there fishing with casting rods and fishing on the bottom. * * * Georgia Davis and partner caught a good string of crappie at Harry's Dock near Marion but ran out of minnows before stringing the limit. * * * Sympathies to our good friend and fellow fisherman, James Childers in the loss of his brother Everett who was drowned as a result »f an accident returning from a fishing trip near Wilson, Ark. * * * The change to Daylight Saving Time this Sunday is welcomed by most sportsmen as well as others. Of course, It doesn't mean anything to a person who has an entire day «ff but it represents another hour of daylight for those who work part of a day. For those who have fairly early quitting times in the afternoons, it could mean about three hours of fishing at a nearby lake. Some businesses have seen fit to change their opening time to an hour later and these employes will not benefit from DST. By PAUL RECER SAN ANTONIO. Tex. (AP Bob Goalby, who is among the year's tournament winners, and Bob Charles, who's had » two- year dry spell, charged from back in the crowd Friday to share the lead at 138 after two rounds of the $1000,000 Texas Open. Goalby, a 36-year-old Palm Springs, Calif, pro, shot six birdies and got his only bogey while trying for one more birdie for a five-under par 86, the lowest round thus far in the tournament. » ¥ * Charles birdied the last three holes of his round after finishing the 15th hole at even par. The fast finish of the New Zealander caught the gallery by surprise. Chi Chi Rodrigue and Joe Campbell, the leaders after the first round with three-under 68s. faded. Campbell's game collapsed and his score ballooned to a 76, enabling him to make the cut by only one stroke. Rodriguez complained, "The way I putted. -I think 1 should start selling ice cream cones." He disappointed a large gallery, affectionally called "Los Bandidos," by blowing to 73 for a 36-hole total of 141, three- strokes back. * * * Jerry Steelsmith, a 31-year- old Santa Barbara, Calif, pro, carded a 69 to go with his first- round 70. He was alone at 139. Roberto De Vicenzo of Buenos Aires, and Tom Weiskopf were two strokes back at 140. .There are seven pros each at one-under and at even par. Goalby's only bogey came as he was trying for a seventh birdie, the only one he needed to set a course record 64 and collect a side purse of $6,500 offered for the feat. But his drive on the final hole hooked into a creek. He was forced to dr»p out of the water hazard, losing a stroke, and then finished the round with a bogey. NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (39 at bats)-Brock, St. Louis, .424; Gonzalez, Philadelphia, .382. Runs—Harper, Cincinnati, 16; Brock, St. Louis, 13. Runs batted in - Brock, St. I Louis, 18; D. Johnson, Cincinnati, 15. Hits — Brock, St. Louis, 28; Pinson, Cincinnati, 25. Doubles — Helms, Cincinnati, 7; Landis, Houston, 5. Triples — B. Williams, Chicago. 3; Phillips, Chicago, 2; Rose, Cincinnati, 2; Pinson, Cincinnati, 2; Mathews, Houston, ! 2; Brock, St. Louis, 2; Shannon, St. Louis, 2. Home runs—D. Johnson, Cincinnati, 6; Brock, St. Louis, 6; rfcCovey, San Francisco, 5. Stolen bases—Brock, St. Lous, 7; Harper, Cincinnati, 5. Rice Blitzes Penn Relays By RALPH BERNSTEIN Associated Press Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Rice Owls pulled the fastest run in the East. Making one of its rare appearances in this section of the country, Rice set one record, tied another and qualified four relay teams Friday for today's finals of the 73rd annual Penn Relays. The Owls from the Southwest Conference ran the fastest mile relay in the East this year when sophomores Mike Casey, Dale Bernauer and Conley Brown joined with senior John Moss in a 3:07.1 performance to lead the qualifiers. * * * The mile was a sensational run in which all six qualifiers broke the meet record ef 3:11.8 held by Villanova. And if the others in today's finals think they were chasing a rabbit, they might remember the Owls have turned in a 3:06.6 this year. Coach Emmett Brunson brought his boys East this year to show off Southwestern Conference style track and field, and they went everboard to make good. They qualified for the 440- yard relay with a 40.9, tying a meet mark, turned in the best 880 relay time, a 1:24.6 to lead qualifiers, and also made the finals in the sprint medley relay. There were five major records set and one tied on Penn's -new $200,000 rubberized track. The springy all-weather strip and a bright sunlit day seemed to bring out the best in the more than 6,000 athletes on hand for the annual carnival. * * * Essex Catholic High School of Newark, N.J., set a national high school record of 10:56.6 hi the distance medley, paced by Martin Liquoir's 4:04.4 mile. Other records were set by Winston Salem's Leon Coleman in winning the 440-yard hurdles in 51.0, bettering the standard of 51.2; a 9:46.4 distance medley victory by Villanuva, with Dave Patrick — he ran the mile indoors in 3:59.3 — turning in a 4:04.8 anchor leg, and South Carolina's Art Swarts' winning discus mark of 179 feet, 9 inches. Joseph Silva of Winston Salem took the long jump at 24 feet, 8H inches. Junior Girls League Set Up Players and coaches gathered at the Y.M.C.A. Tuesday night and authorized coaches to draw names of candidates out of a hat to form four temporary teams far junior high girls softball. A follow-up meeting of coaches Mary Ann Anderson, Nancy Newcomb, Gilbert Bisher, and W. F. Bolin was held at Junior High school-, and the following teams were selected. Practice is scheduled to begin immediately Miss Anderson's Team—Ramona Elmor, Deborah Smith Cindy Boydston, Regina Wiles Carol Daniels, Melanie Watson Diane Riner, at Benson, Deb hie Pullum, Teri Crowe, Erma Parker, Sandra Bailey, Ann McSpadden, Lou West, Martha Nunn, and Karen Braden. Miss Newcomb's Team— Ka: Parrish, Melinda Vowell, Pat Batton, Marilyn McAdoo Becky Osborne, Debra Burlison, Vickey Berry, Terry Trimue, Brenda Salmons, Marsha Bolin, Sandra Jones, Pam Harrington, and Coralee Usery. W. F. Bolin's Team— Sheila Griffith, Chequita Wy, Marsha Cameron, Margaret Reeves, Pam Dundas, Valerie Jackson, Jeannie Lendennie, Sandra Jones Sharon Jones, Judy Burks, Denise England, Vivkie Bray, Nickey Veach, Janice Finch, Veda Bunch. Gilbert Bisher's Team- Terri Wilson, Patty Vernon, Jamie Williams, Pam D. Henson, Grade Elliott, Brenda Eaves, Susan Koury, Donna McMuIlen, Janet Connor, Pam Richardson, Jane Marr, Diana Wells, Pam Gibson Softball Loop Opens Opening games in the YMCA slow pitch softball league are schdeuled Monday night, with Pepsi-Cola playing Agrico Chemical in the 7:30 game. Second game begins at 9:00 o'clock between Courier News and National Guard. Other teams in the legaue are Oklahoma Tire and Supply Company, Randall Company, and Buckeye of Manila. These teams will see action Tuesday night in the following schedule: 7:30 P.M. Otasco vs. Randall Company 9:00 P.M. National Guard vs. Buckeye Each team has 18 games, the scheduled ending- on July 17. (iiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii'iniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiBiiiiii' Hockey AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting (30 at bats)-Kaline Detroit, .420; Freehan, Detroit 375. Runs — F. Robinson, Baltimore, 14; G. Brown, Detroit 12. Runs balled in-Freehan, De troit, 14; F. Robinson, Ball! more, 12. Hits — Kaline, Detroit, 21 Berry, Chicago, 19. Doubles — Johnston, Califor nia, 5; Powell, Baltimore, 4. Triples — F. Robinson, Bait: more, 2; Snyder, Baltimore, 2 Yastrzemski, Boston, 2; Knoop [California, 2. I Home runs—F. Robinson, Ba timore, 5; Kaline, Detroit, 5 Mincher, California, 4; Blefa ry, Baltimore, 4; Freehan, De troit, 4; Allison, Minnesota, 4. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Stanley ^up Playoffs Finals Friday's Results N« games scheduled Today's Games Toronto at Montreal, afternoon, best-of-7 series tied 2-2 Sunday's Games No games scheduled Monday's Games No games scheduled PITCHING RECORQS National League Pitching (2 decisions) — Jenkins, Chicago, 3-0, 1.000; McCool, Cincinnati, 2-0, 1.000; Queen, Cincinnati, 3-0, 1.000; Seaver, New York, 2-0, 1.000; Veale, Pittsburgh, 3,0, 1.000; Jaster, St. Louis, 2-0, 1.000. Strikeouts—Jenkins, Chicago, 27; Gibson, St. Louis, 26. American League Pitching (2 decisions) - Barber, Baltimore, 2-0, 1.000; Lon- bord, Boston, 2,0, 1.000; Rohr, Boston, 2-0, 1.000; Horlen, Chicago, 2-0, 1,000; McDowell, Cleveland, 2-0, 1.000; Aker, Kansas City, 2,0, 1.000; Downing, New York, 2-0, 1.000. Strikeouts—McDowell, Cleveland, 35; D. Chance, Minnesota. 28 DURING THE AFRO, MEETING OF THE GAME AND Fish Commission, members agreed to purchase four tracts of land covering 7,219 acres for $348,865. The Commissioners also lifted the ban on motors over 10 horsepower for us« on G&F lakes. The largest parcel of land was 5,350 acres In Union County south of Highway 82 and about halfway between El Dorado and Hamburg. Hailed by Realty Chief Nelson Cox as "the best piece of wildlife land left in Arkansas," the tract was sold by Georgia-Pacific Corporation. Two tracts covering 1,600 acres in Searcy County were purchased for $48,000. One 640-acre section adjoins the Buffalo River State Park on the south, and another 960-acre area farther south of that is split in half by the Buffalo River. Also purchased were 189 acres adjoining Ihe Bayou Meto Game Management Area, and 80 acres in Drew County. * * * The Commission abolished the 10 HP limit on outboard motors used on G&F lakes since some sportsmen with only ski rigs had to purchase an additional motor. In brief, among other items on the agenda included payment to the Stuttgart Experimental Fish Farming Station for catfish food supplement in return for 50,000 pounds of catchable catfish; a study on the establishment of a game management area in Montgomery County, the construction of a public access-boat launching area on the Little Red River near Searcy; a study of the mussel! shell industry; rip-rap work on Cutoff Creek; and approval of plans of a dam in the Bayou Meto area for the flooding of an additional 2,000 acres. A delegation from Hazen asked for the construction of a 700-acre lake in the Wattensaw area. * * * BECAUSE OF THEIR SHYNESS AND LOCATION IN the remote areas of the bottoms, the native black bear of Arkansas is rarely seen. According to Gene Rush, Game Division chief, there ar about 500 black bear in the state. The largest concentration of black bear is found in the Big Piney River drainage area and in the national forest lands of Pope, Newton, and Johnson counties. Rush feels that the bear is established over all of the Ozarks and much of the Ouachitas. Another large cnocentration of black bear is found in the White River Wildlife Refuge and the adjoining areas. The bears are well scattered along the Mississippi and Arkansas Rivers of that area. + * * . . At this time of the year the black bear enters a color phase and may appear brown or black with brown splotches. So if you're lucky enough to sight a black bear, don't expect it to be pitch black. One word of caution—like any concerned mother, (lie mama black bear is primarily dangerous only when she thinks her young are endangered. When cornered or wounded, the black bear can be very dangerous. Black bear are protected at all times by G&F laws, and the penalty for killing a bear is a fine of $100 to $500. * * * FROGGING SEASON HAS ARRIVED, COMING IN April. The season now runs through Dec. 31, with a daily limit of 12 frogs. Frogs may be taken only by use of hands, hand net, hook and line, gig, spear, or long-bow and arrow. A fishing license is required of all "froggers" 16 and older. Fights iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiauiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiii JERSEY CITY, N.J.-Chuek Wepner, 2I«W, Bayonnc, N.J., stopped Don McAteer, 193, Paterson, N.J., 7. PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Grady Ponder, 136V4, Miami, Fla., outpointed Carlos Mark, 140, Trinidad, 10. STOCKHOLM, Swet-en-Sonny Listen, 220, Denver, Colo,, knocked out Elmer Rush, 214, San Francisco, 6. GENOA, Italy-Oscar Miranda, 147%, Argentina, outpointed Waller Guernieri, 147Vz, Italy, New i & 9 H.P, uutdoard WEEDMAN-LAYTON -TINNERS- 315 So. 2nd St. Phone PO 3-1007 with GOLDEN TOUCH' ELECTRIC STARTING Here's the one you've been waiting for — a small, light weight gasoline • powered fishing motor with electric starting. You just press the Golden-Touch" button at the tip of the twist-grip throttla and you're on your way speeding to your favorite fishing hole. Weighs just 59 pounds. Feature* forward-neutral-reverse gearshift and Ball-a-matlc'S power balling. Uses 100:1 fuel/oil mix with Mo Culloch 100:1 oil. FREE"" DEMONSTRATIONS TODAY! Also available HcCULLOCH 9 HP WITH MANUAL START1NM See E. Moore At: Gentry's Garage 517 W. ASH ST. Ph. PO 3-1269 Lizzie Elliott, Terry Rigby. It is anticipated that permanent teams will be selected following a week of practice games. Additional candidates desiring to play in this league should register with Miss Anderson. Miss Newcomb or Bisher, teachers at Junior High. German Heads Mat Card A rough German—Erie Von Broner—headlines the Tuesday night wrestling card at American Legion arena. Von Broner teams with The Great Yamaha to take on Treacherous Phillips and Dewayne Peal in a tag match. There will be a 69-minute time limit, best two of three falls. In the opener, Tim Ty!sr meets Bob Hamby. This Is two of three falls, also, ;ith a one-hour limit. Buddy Chandler will be the referee. First matches get under way at 8:15. Matson Eyes Double Triple DBS MOINES, Iowa (AP) Randy Matson. the Texas A&M bundle of might, was sheeting for an unprecedented "triple double" in today's closing session of the Drake Relays after achieving part of his goal during Friday'l wind-buffeted opening day. The breezes that Mmetimes hit gusts of 35 miles »n hour thwarted an expected assault on the record books, and the muscular Matson blamed it for his disappointing 189-foot %-mch effort to winning his third straight discus title. "The wind kept changing, said Matson. "Sometimes a wind can help you, but I guesi I didn't use it too well. Th* discus kept, turning over on me." The G-6V4, 263-pound weijflt- man, who threw the shot. 71-5Vi last Saturday to add almost a foot to his world record, was a solid favorite in that event today. * * + K he win* tt, hi will became he first to ever win two Drake itles three years. The wind may have bothered most of the hundreds of athletes jere Friday, but there were a couple of exceptions. One was the fabulous Jim Ryun, who sparked his Kansas four-mile relay team from apparent defeat to victory. The slim Kansas sophomore was 50 to 60 yards behind when he was handed the baton, but he used a 3 minute, 59.1 second anchor leg to overhaul Conrad Nightingale of Kansas State. It was the first sub four-minute mile ever run here. Ryun, fastest miler and half miter In the world, said he kepi from turning on the steam unti" the final 300 yards so he wouldn't tire himself out. The late burst allowed him to edge Nightingale by a stride give Kansas the victory in 16:34 K-State's time was 16:34.5. The Drake record Is 16:38.7, set by Kansas i year ago. Drake fins also saw their fin •foot high Jump, when John Hartfield of Texas Southern •leared that height in a special event. There was one other record, jut because of a timer's goof it wasn't allowed. Van Nelson of St. Cloud State of Minnesota won the three-mile run in 13:21.3, slicing nearly eight seconds off the record he set here ast year. * * * But it won't count because only two watches caught his time — instead of the required three. Two of the four tuners slammed off their watches on secsnd place Bruce Johnson ef St. Cloud, almost a lap behind, thinking they were clockink Nelson, and a record went down the drain. The only other record was a 7:30.2 showing by Texas South' ern'» two-mile relay team. Pty Yow Pap* Boy ALLSTATE Companion Net a retread but a high mileage, dependable tire with long-wearing, full 4-ply Nylon Cord body. Offer Iimiled-shop todayl SEARS, ROEBUCK and CO Catalog Salt* Offic* Plaza Shopping Center You, too, can have DOLLARS for A rainy day If you Use the COURIER NEWS CLASSIFIED PAGES To sell your Unneeded items.

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