The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 2, 1967 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 2, 1967
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Jim Taylor Signed Saints NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans sportscaster say; Jimmy Taylor has signed a con tract for $100.00 to play wiBi the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. Neither Taylor nor officials o! the Saints could be reached -foi comment on the report by Hap Glaudi of WWL-TV Monday night. Taylor, 31, a star at Louisiana State University in 1957, has played his entire professiona' career with the Green Bay Packers. Taylor became a free agent Monday when the Packers refused to meet his salary de mands. However, according to i source here, he cannot officially talk to any other NFL club until official notification is: received Montreal Eyes Veteran TORONTO (AP). — The Montreal Canadiens, facing the loss of hockey's most coveted team trophy, the Stanley Cup, may call on veteran goalie Gump Worsley tonight in an attempt to stop the ambitious Toronto Maple Leafs. Worsley looked sharp after replacing rookie Rogatien Vachon in the third "period of Saturday's game, won by the Leafs 4-1. The victory gave Toronto a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 series. Montreal captured the National Hockey League's post-season title the past two years. Toe Blake, the Canadiens' coach, said he would not decide on his starling goaltender until game time. Worsley, sidelined most of the season with leg injuries, starred in the final Cup series against Detroit last year, * * * "Vachon, Worley, it doesn't make any difference," said Punch Imlach, Toronto's general manager-coach. "We'll wind it up here. We don't even have transportation hooked for a return trip to Montreal. We haven't even tried." The seventh game, if necessary, will be played in the Montreal Forum where the Leafs have beaten the Canadiens twice in the current series. Meanwhile, Toronto has goalie problems of its own. Johnny Bower, the regular, has been out of action with a leg injury and did not practice Monday. "I'm surprised he didn't come out to skate," Imlach said. "I guess he didn't feel he was ready." Terry Sawchuk, a standout In Saturday's fifth game, again will replace Bower if the latter is unable to play. of his free-agent status. Glaudi said Taylor's signing would be announced in three or four days after approval is giv* en by NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle, There remains one formality —the Packers have t» release Taylor and the talk here has it that Green Bay's Vince Lombard! plans to ask for a big chunk of dough for the release New Orleans got Paul Hornung in the veterans draft from the Packers and obtained Gary Cuozzo as quarterback in trade with the Baltimore Colts. Coach Tom Fears has also been doing some sharp trading to get some topnotch linemffli and drafted a number of good prospects. With Taylor, Hornung and Cuozzo, the Saints could have sellouts for their home games this season. They will play in Tulane University's 81,000-seat stadium. More than 30,000 season tickets have been sold and the first game is five months away. Promotion For Hog FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) —Dennis Berner's performance in the Red-White game at Little Rock Friday earned nun a first team assignment at split end for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks Monday. The sophomore-to be from Little Rock's Hall High School caught three passes for 26 yards while playing with the Red team. The Razorbacks worked out2 The Razorbacks worked out for about two hours Monday, but did not scrimmage. Coach Frank Broyle* reportedly was in Gary, Ind., for the funeral of Oklahoma Coach Jim Mackenzie, his former assistant. iiiiiiiiniiniiiiiillliilllllliiilliliiiiililiiiiiliiiiiiilllliiiiliiiiiiiiHinniiii Fights iiiinininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuinmiiiiiiiiiBiiiiiHiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiu NEW ORLEANS - Harold Johnson, 177 1-3, Philadelphia, outpointed Herschel Jacobs, 175/4, White Plains, N.Y. 10. WORCESTER, Mass. - Pedro Agosto, 192, Puerto Rico, mocked out Charlie Austin, 161, San Diego, 10; Rollie Penaroya, 118, Stockton, Calif., and lupe lonzales, 120%, Agua Caliente, ilex., drew, 10. SYDNEY Australia - Rocky outpointed Romy hilippines, 10. Guelas, 116, LAS VEGAS, Dwight Hawkins, Los Angeles, stopped Jose Garcia, 12914, Las Vegas, • Hi* • •Hi IIII I Compression ring" takes inward pull of roof-supporting cables "tension ring" anchors cables at center of roof columns supporting compression ring bear weight of tlic roof Madison Square Garden, seating 20,500 spectators 48-lane bowling center s Forum for games or concerts (5,000 seats) A 'SPECTACULAR' Jn itself, besides the many spectacular events it will house, is the new Madison Square Garden Sports and Entertainment Center over New York's Penn : sylvania Station. The entire roof of the structure is cable-supported, leaving every spectator a view unobstructed by pillars. Each of the 48 steel cables supporting the roof is 3% inches in diameter, stretching over a roof (hat is 425 feet across. The cables and their tockets ate the largest ever built by Bethlehem Steel. Richie Guerin Quits As an Active Player NEW YORK (AP) - Richie Guerjn, the St. Louis Hawks' canny floor boss, has bowed out as a player again and Al Bianchi .of Seattle's new National Basketball Association franchise is making it permanent the second time around. Seattle Coach Bianchi pulled one of the big surprises at Monday's NBA expansion draft by selecting Guerin despite the Hawks coach's announced retirement. Guerin doubtless will continue to coach St. Louis but, should he change his mind about playing — as he did last fall after retiring — he'll have to play for Seattle. "Now I know he isn't going to play," Bianchi said at the draft session, where Seattle and San Diego — the two NBA newcomers — each picked 15 players from the 10 established clubs as part of their $1,750,000 entry fee. "I don't want to have to worry about his coming back in the middle of the season. After all, they are in our division." * * * Bianchi was Johnny Kerr's assistant coach at Chicago last spring when Guerin stepped down as a player before the fledgling Chicago Bulls made [heir selections in the expansion draft. The Bulls passed him up while St. Louis was able to protect an extra player. Guerin then switched signals, returned to the active list and led the Hawks to a second-place iinish in the league's Western Division. Jack McMahon, the San Diego pilot, was pleased to land forward Jon McGlocklin, who >layed for him last season at Cincinnati, in Monday's draft session. "I didn't expect he would be on the list," McMahon said. 'We feel we have a quick team and a good combination, al- though there is not a whole lot announced his retirement. "I of size. We did better than anticipated." * ¥ H San Diego picked up three big men — 7-foot Henry Finkel from Los Angeles, 6-8 Toby Kimball from Boston and 6-8 Wayne Molis from New York. Among McMahon's other selections were veterans Johnny Green and John Barnhil! from Baltimore, Dave Gambee from Philadelphia's NBA champions, Charley Vaughan from Detroit and Paul Neumann from San Francises. Neumann, however, has indicated he'll retire and become freshman coach University. Seattle chose at Stanford another San Francisco veteran, forward Tom Meschery, who also has think 1 have a chance of talking him but of it," Bianchi said. Others picked by Seattle included Walt Hazzard from Los Angeles, Rod Thorn from St. Louis, Henry Akin from New York and George Wilson from Chicago. "We * got * some * good kids," Bianchi said. "Some of those young guys never" really got a chance. We had the- same situation last year in Chicago and many af them came through for us." Each of the 10 old clubs was able to freeze seven players, then protect another after the new teams made their first pick. The old teams lost three men apiece in the draft. Retirement Plan Changed By HAROLD V. RATLIFF land, according to Landy, "had Assciated Press Sports DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys brought fullback Don Perkins out of retirement before he could even start it and Coach Derby Trial Is Run Today By ED SCHUYLER JR. Associated Press Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Things were pretty Well set today as far as most of the prominently mentioned candidates For Saturday's Kentucky Derby were concerned. That is, as set as anything can be in a sport such as thoroughbred racing. One area of uncertainty remaining for some of the eligi- bles for the 93rd running of the Derby'was that of jockeys. Pa- about Barbs Delight's chances for going in the Derby. ". . .1 wish the track would be fast so we could get some kind fil a line on him," he added. John Devine, trainer of Freeman Keyes' Lighting Orhan, also was hoping for a fast track, and said the colt likely would go in the Derby if "he just runs good and looks good in it (the Trial)." * * * Cool Reception, Lighting Or, trice Jacobs' Reason to Hail j phan and Millard and Mrs. and Darby Dan Farm's Proud Clarion were two mounts with/ >ut definite riders. The big decision for at least Hiree Derby eligibles was today n the one-mile, $15,000 Derby Mai at Churchill Downs. Nine were entered. * * *. Foremost among these was :he Canadian-bred and owned :ool Reception of Mrs. William ieitz and Mrs. Vincent Reid. "As far as I'm concerned," rainer Lou Cavalaris said Monlay, "he's got to win and win landily. H he doesn't, he doesn't iclong in with Damascus and lukcn." Cool Recaption worked three iirlongs owr « muddy itrip In ft 4-5 seconds Monday. Trainer arid part owner Hal Jr. wain't to definite Elbert Sutcliff's Giengary were assigned high weight of 122 pounds. Walter Blum was up on Cool Reception and Willie Shoe, maker on Glenfary. Lighting Orphan's rider wasn't listed with the entry. The others were Second Encounter, 11$, Kenny Knapp; Sleepy Pat, 114, Mitchell Shir, ota, Castle Rullah, 116, Jimy Nichols; Barbs Delight, 11«, no boy; Magic Bud, 118, P, Rub- bicco, and Betemight, 116, Hank MORENO, All six were deubtful Derby entries, but.a top effort could change the plans of their trainers and owners. Several definite Derby start. era, including Mri. Edith W. Bancroft's Damascus, the 7-1 favorite, and Wheatley Stable 1 ! Succmor, Ito UN champion, galloped Monday and were set for more serious workouts with Damascus slated to 30 one mile. Tom Landry was quick to say that he figured his team would be stronger next fall than last season. In the first place it will have everybody back who played on the team that won the Eastern Division championship, then gave Green Bay a lusty battle in the National Football League championship game. "The added year of experience and momentum generated by our good showing last season should mean we'll be stronger," Landry declared. "Of course, Green Bay may be stronger, too, but we're going to have the championship as our goal." But he was quick to add that without Perkins Dallas would have faced rough going indeed. Perkins is the fullback who had his finest season in 1966 when he gained 726 yards.rush- ing, scored eight touchdown Writer j some big games, none of which 'surpassed his great performance in the championship game." * * * Some pessimism had arisen CALL TODAY — DO NOT DELAY Your FURS and Woolens from Moths and other Summer Dangers with Professionally safe Vault or Box Storage. FULL BOX $2.95 PER BOX Includes $100.0" Insurance valuation. 3% added for each additional $100,00 valuation. NU-WA Laundry-Cleaners 220 N. Second St. Phone PO 3-4474 OPEN NIGHTS 'TIL 8:00 among Cowboy followers when it appeared Perkins would quit to take a job with the stale-of New Mexico. Dallas also had to give up the three draft choices to Houston in exchange for Ralph Neely, the star Dallas offensive tackle who was awarded to the Oilers by the courts when he was found to have signed two contracts. Perkins was getting about $25,000 a season when he decided to retire. But President Tex Schramm of the Cowboys wasn't about to let his ace fullback — a fellow who gained 4,585 yards in six years — get away. Blythevlfle (Ark.) Courier News — Tuesday, May t, 19«T - Page Mint NCAA-AAU Feud Is Still Smolding NEW YORK : (AP) - A con- frontalion between represcnta- livos of Ihc feuding NCAA and AAU has failed to break the long-standing stalemate over direction of amateur athletics in the United States. An arbitration board, headed by mediator Theodore \V. Klieel, reported Monday that no conclusions had been reached in the lengthy power struggle after day-long hearings with officials of both groups. 'Khecl said further meetings would be held tonight between the AAU, which currently has sanctioning power over most amateur events in the country, and the NCAA, which represents most of the nation's colleges and has insisted on control over the same event Representing the NCAA at the mid-town hotel meeting were President Marcus Plante of the University of Michigan and Executive Director Walter Byers of Kansas City. AAU President David Matlln of Los Angeles and Executive Director Col. Don Hull of New- York also attended the meeting.. Boxers Honor Herman Taylor PHILADELPHIA (AP) Boxing champions from several areas turned out Monday niglit to honor Herman Taylor, longtime promoter, celebrating his 80th birthday. Boxing greats Sugar Ray Robinson, Jack Dempsey, Tommy Loughran, Tony Galento, Benny Bass, Joey Giardello, Pete Latzo, Sandy Sadler, Bob Montgomery, Billy Soose, Ernie Terrell, Lew Tcndler and Billy Conn joined about 1,000 others Rev. Wilford H. Crowley, |in singing Happy Birthday to preident of the, U.S. Track and Field Federation, demanded at Monday's session tha' the AAU be directed to submit for world consideration the 1:44.9 half- mile mark set by Kansas' Jim Ryun. last June in a Terre Haute, Ind., meet that was not sanctioned by the AAU. iiiiiiiiifliiiniiiiiiiiiiniiiiinniiiiiiiNiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiii'i Monday *'s inininauintt»»ninnipn!iiinu»nuiH«l!iuu!«n«i«inmuii By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTING - Woody Held, Baltimore, hit a tfiree-run hom- in the eighth inning that vaulted the Orioles past Cleveland 8-7. PITCHING - Dennis Bennett, Boston, pitched a six-hitter in the Red Sox' 4-0 triumph over California. RETREAD THOSE SMOOTH TIRES TODAY John Burnett, Owner TRUCK TIRES Range of Sizes BURNETTS Royal Tire Service South Highway 61 Phone PO 3-8662 MOWER FREE for-all Taylor. Taylor, who's been promoting fights for 55 years, in an emotional speech thanked "all of you who have been my friends for many years and who have taken the time to come here arid be with me." Robinson said it was under Taylor Uiat he was able to develop into a champion and Dempsey recalled thai Taylor promoted his fight here against Gene Tun'pey in 1926. gentle- gentle-: people people like this lie this FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium"' (AP) - A Ford Mirage proto-. type, driven by American Rich-' . ard Thompson and Jacky lekx.' of Belgium, has scored an over- Htielming victory in the 1,000- kilomcter auto race Over the Francorcbamps course. • . Thompson and lekx lapped the field Monday in covering the . 71 laps of the 621-mile journey : over the 8.7 miles course. They were limed in 5 hours, 9 minutes, 46.5 seconds uncommon luxury! f|95 $085 $C15 I 'A Ft. V PI. WFIIIh © nts >«cii>r >ct Dismimc co. • Fimrom. 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See if you're capo ??.;• ble now of being a newspa- -,M perboy with your own rout*. :-,.-,-.-,, NAMf... AGE ADDRESS TELEPHONE BLYTHtVLLl COURIER NEWS

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