Buy Gates V-Belts TO KEEP YOUR • LAWN MOWER • REFRIGERATOR • WASHER • POWER TOOLS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT RUNNING SMOOTHLY Available Through Moat Automotive Service Dealers and Hardware Stores. DISTRIBUTED BY Rodefeld Co., Inc. AUTOMOTIVE PARTS HEADQUARTERS • Firestone Tires • Seat Covers • Brake Service • Engine Tune-up • Wheel Alignment • Wheel Balancing • Lubrication • Battery Service • Philco Radios • Philco Televisions 225 E. Main, Greensburg Phone 663-6161 PAGE 2 Creensbitrg (Ind.) Daily News, Friday, Sept. 17,1965 Today's Sport Parade— Long Pull Ends For First Negro Ump in Majors By MILTON RICHMAN UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI)—Emmett L. Ashford is only five-foot- seven but today he says he feels 10 feet tall. That added stature comes from the realization of a 20- year dream that all began the same day that Branch Rickey broke baseball's color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson. Ashford, a postal clerk in Corpus Christi, Tex., at the time, made up his mind that day to become the first Negro umpire in the major-leagues. He finally made it on Wednesday when American League president Joe Cronin purchased his contract from the Pacific Coast League where he had officiated the past 12 seasons. "I don't anticipate any prob lems," says the 47-year-old Ashford. "During my years of umpiring, I'm pretty sure I've dealt with them all." First Negro Ump Ashford, who was the first Negro umpire in organized ball knew what he was up against when he first set his cap for the majors. He has known all the heartache and all the frus tration of being passed over time and time again. If he had any complaints, however, he kept them to himself and he never despaired of achieving his ultimate goal. Sometimes it was hard for him to keep his goal in sight. 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Better Than Some I've seen Ashford work a number of times and I think he's as good as most of the umpires in the majors now and even better than some. I can also see where some might get the idea he likes to put it on at times because he's an umpire with a flair for his work. When he makes a call you can hear him throughout the ball park and his vigorous, decisive gestures leave no doubt whatsoever as to whether a player's safe or out. Ashford admits he patterned himself after Al Barlick. He picked an excellent model and there should be no more criticism of his choice than there is of a youngster who patterns himself after Stan Musial. The director of Municipal Sports in the Los Angeles area his first chance never been a gave Ashford back in 1941. "There has Negro umpire in our organization," the director told him. "But if you're man enough to stand the gaff, then I'm man enough to give you a chance." The man who went out on the limb for Ashford was Dudley P. Shumway and within two years Ashford was considered the outstanding umpire in the Los Angeles area. Ashford broke into organized ball in 1951 when he was given a job in the Southwest International League. His first assignment was in Mexicali, Mexico, and he did so well that he moved up the following year. His rise was meteoric except that it stalled for a long time in the PCL. Now he has finally vaulted that hurdle, but his biggest test will come next spring when he becomes the first Negro umpire ever to work in the majors. "I've had a lot of firsts as a Negro," says Ashford. "I was the first Negro to serve as president of the student body in my high school in Los Angeles; the first to serve as a cashier in one of those big supermarkets and the first to get a job as a basketball official in the Pacific Coast Conference." Ashford won't be coming in cold. Many major league managers and ball players know him and know how he works. "He's one of the most competent umpires I know," says Milwaukee's Bobby Bragan. Bragan speaks from experience. Ashford ran him once or twice while they both were in the PCL. Baseball Scoreboard (United Press International) National League W. L. Pet. GB. San Francisco 87 59 .596 Cincinnati Los Angeles Milwaukee Pittsburgh Philadelphia St. Louis Chicago Houston New York 83 83 80 79 76 73 67 61 64 64 66 70 69 73 82 87 4% .565 .565 4% ! .548 7 .530 9% .524 10% .500 14 .450 .41227 47 102 .315 41% Thursday's Results Los Angeles 2 Chicago 0 New York 7 Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia 8 Milwaukee 6, night St. Louis 2 Pittsburgh 1, night San Francisco 5 Houston 1, night Friday's Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, night—Gulp (11-9) vs. Cardwell (11-10). Los Angeles at St. Louis, night—Drysdale (19-12) or Podres (6-6) vs. Simmons (9-14). Houston at Cincinnati, night —Dierker (7-7) vs. Ellis (19-9). San Francisco at Milwaukee, night — Marichal (22-10) vs. Blasingale (16-9). Only games scheduled Saturday's Games San Francisco at Milwaukee Philadelphia at Pittsburgh Los Angeles at St. Louis. New York at Chicago (Only games scheduled). American League W. L. Pet. Minnesota Baltimore Chicago Detroit Cleveland New York California Washington Boston Kansas City 94 83 84 81 78 73 69 64 58 53 54 63 65 66 67 76 80 83 91 92 GB. .635 .. .568 10 .564 10% .551 12% .538 14% .490 21% .463 25% .435 29% .389 36% .366 39% Thursday's Results Boston 2 Cleveland 0 Kansas City at Minnesota post sponed, rain. Only games scheduled Friday's Probable Pitchers Baltimore at California, night —Barber (13-9) vs. McGlothlin •(0-0). Detroit at New York, night —Lolich (12-8) vs. Ford (15-10). Kansas City at Boston—Sheldon (8-7) vs. Lonborg (9-16). Washington at Minnesota — Richert (13-10) vs. Pasciial (9-3). Chicago at Cleveland — John (12-7) vs. Kelley (0-0). Saturday's Games Baltimore at California Washington at Minnesota Chicago at Cleveland Detroit at New York Kansas City at Boston. Connersville Whips Cross Country Crew The local high school cross country team went down to defeat for the third straight time at Connersville Thursday by a score of 19 to 45. Darrell Bishop of the hosts won first place, covering the two miles in 11 minutes, one second. Chauncey Robbins of Greensburg was runnerup with a time of 11:07, but the next six places went to Connersville. Other local runners' plaeings which figured in the scoring were: Carl Tetrick, 9th; Dave Clark, 15th; Richard Bockover, 17th; and Dick Schilling, 18th. Coach Keith Greve's squad will next compete at Shelbyville Tuesday. A Date to Remember SATURDAY, SEPT. 18 JAYSHEE DANCE American Legion Home 9 p.m.—1 a.m. Tickets at door. Open to public. BURNEY ICE CREAM SOCIAL Burney Methodist Church. Serving starts at 5 p.m. Home-made ice cream, sandwiches, cake, pie, coffee. SUNDAY, SEPT. 19 Annual Westport Barbecue and Horse Show Free entertainment starting at 11:30 a.m. For Items Here Call 663-4622, ask for Doris Vanderbur OK 3-Liter Limit for 500 Engines INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — A 3-liter limit on engine displace-, ment for United States Auto Club championship races, including the 500-miie race, will go into effect Jan. 1, 1968. The USAC board of directors voted Thursday to accept the rules committee's recommendation regarding the date which will be two years after the 3- liter formula goes into effect on the European grand prix circuit. At a meeting a year ago, the rules committee recommended making the change effective Jan. 1, 1967. However, the board of directors decided to set the date a year later if there was evidence such engines would be available. At a meeting here Wednesday, the rules committee said it found such evidence and recommended that the date be formally set. The committee said 3-liter engines are hi existence or in the planning stage in this country and there should be European engines available by 1968. The step is the'first change in size for the championship circuit since 1958 when the limit was reduced from 270 cubic inches to the present 256 cubic inches or 4.2 liters. The S-liter engine measures 183 cubic inches. The board also recommended that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway set the same engine specifications for the 500-mile race which are followed in other championship races. This would allow the use of 305 cubic inch American stock block non-overhead cam engines. Such engines are now barred from the "500" but are allowed in other championship races. Maxwell Leads In Portland Open PORTLAND, Ore. (UPI) — Former champions Jack Nicklaus and Bill Casper chased Billy Maxwell into the second round of the $45,000 Portland Open golf tournament today. Maxwell, a 36-year-old Texan now playing out Of Indianapolis, managed a 32-36-68 for the first day lead in the face of a high east wind that sent the scores of some established stars into the middle and high 70s. Nicklaus, last years winner, and PGA champion Dave Marr, along with Portland pro Bob Rosburg, were deadlocked in second place with 69. Three- time winner Casper, Dudley Wysone and Butch Baird were a stroke further behind. Grid Scores By United Press International HIGH SCHOOL Evansville Reitz 26 Evansville Mater Dei 0 Gary Mann 19 Gary Wallace 12 Hammond 12 Whiting 6 Terre Haute Gerstmeyer 7 Greencastle 0 Reds Lose to Mets— Giants Claim 14th In Row; Lead by 4Vi By United Press International' The San Francisco Giants rested Willy Mays Thursday night, tout Len Gabrielson and Willie McCovey. furnished the power and Bob Bolin pitched an easy 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros. The victory was San Francisco's 14th in a row and its fourth straight over the Astros, it moved the Giants 4% games ahead of the pack in the National League pennant race. The Giants jumped out in front with four runs in the first inning. Dick Schofield and Jesus Alou singled and Willie McCovey walked to load the bases. Jim Hart scored Schofield with a sacrifice fly,' then Len Ga brielson unloaded a triple that scored Alou and McCovey. Tom Haller's sacrifice fly scored Gabrielson with the fourth run. McCovey added to the San Francisco margin in the third with a 390-foot home run into the right field seats, his '36th of the year. Whip Braves Richie Allen's bases-loaded single in the eighth inning snapped a 6-6 tie and gave the Philadelphia Phillies an 8-6 vic- t o r y over the Milwaukee Braves. Allen's two-run blow climaxed a three-run rally in which Dick Stuart doubled Reds to Terminate San Diego Agreement CINCINNATI (UPI) — The Cincinnati Reds announced Thursday night they will terminate their working agreement with the San Diego Padres of the Pacific Coast League at the end of this season. Reds president William 0. DeWitt said the club expected to sign a working agreement with another Class AAA city "when the identities of the cities in the Triple A leagues have been established." San Diego has had a working agreement with the Reds for the past four seasons. It is the only Class AAA club in' the Reds' farm system. The Reds have a Class AA team at Knoxville, Tenn., and Class A teams at Hampton, Va., and Tampa, Fla. "Sad Sam" Jones Injured in Crash NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. (UPI) — "Sad Sam" Jones, 39, Monoga, W. Va., former pitcher for the Indianapolis Indians when they were members of the American Association, rested comfortably in a hospital here today from injuries received in an auto accident. Joens, a former San Francisco Giants pitcher, and three members of his family were hurt. Jones was charged with failure to yield right-of-way when his new car hit a truck oh a bridge. PUBLIC SALE Having decided to quit farming, I will offer for sale, at my farm, known as the Patton Farm, 1 mile east of Milroy^on State Rd. 244 to 1st cross road then turn right (south) 1 mile on Wednesday, Sept. 29 STARTING 10:00 A. M. FARM MACHINERY—1963 International tractor 560; International tractor 400; International tractor H; 2 rubber tired wagons with gondola corn beds; 1 rubber tired wagon with flat bed; 2 flat beds; International 6-row corn planter; International 6-row cultivators; Letz portable grinder; hammermill; Continental 2- wheel weed spray; Band sprayer, complete for corn planter; International 7 ft. tractor mower; steel drag; International 10 ft. wheel disc; International 8 ft. disc; 2-disc. floating drags; culti- packer; International 4-row rotary hoe; International 3-bottom pull type break plow; International 4-bottom break plow fast hitch; manure loader; Mulky 32 ft. corn elevator; International manure spreader; John Deere 13 hole wheat drill on rubber; tractor post hole digger; John Deere hay rake, four bar; spike tooth harrow; International corn picker 2M-HD; corn sheller. HOGS AND HOG EQUIPMENT—Sows and shoats; 21 individual hog houses; 4 sleeping houses; hog feeders; hog waterer; troughs; feed pans; pig feeders; herders; metal ho'g shades; pump jack with motor. HAY, STRAW AND MISCELLANEOUS—6-300 bu. portable corn cribs; 2-800 bu. portable corn cribs; 10 ft. cattle feeder on runners, with metal top; corn picket; chicken feeder and waterers, electric; metal hen nest; storm windows; window screens; doors; barn sash; electric motors; log chains; shovels; vises; cross cut saw; buzzsaw; one man saw; fence stretchers; hand wire stretcher; post hole digger; hammers; axes; 2 kitchen sinks; Mayrath Auger with motor; power lawn mower; hand lawn mower; pipe threading tools; wrenches; 2 sets 40' extension ladders (wood); aluminum extension ladders; step ladder; walking board; ladder jacks; air conditioner; wheel barrow; draw bar for M tractor; pipe vise; barrels; scythe; step ladder; log chains; slip scoop; gas tank heater; table saw; 2-800 gaL over head gas tanks. Other articles too numerous to mention. HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND ANTIQUES—Estate oil heating stove; round oil heater; dishes; cooking utensils; work bench with wooden vises; buggy wheels; buggy shafts; carriage poles; side saddle; English saddle; western saddle; break cart, staggered spokes (100 yr. old); wooden wagon wheels; iron wagon wheels; dinner bell; old carpenter tools; old safe; 2 tool chests; 1 row corn planter. PONIES. TERMS—CASH. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS. Lunch by Home Builders Class of Milroy Methodist Church. VIRGIL ROOT OWNER Hoyt Vanderbeck, auctioneer. Bill Smith and Don Renegar, clerks. dome Tony Gonzalez with the tying run. Lou Brock singled home Bob Tblan in the eighth inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates for their 17th consecutive victory in the- Pirates' home park. Tolan drove in the other run with a sixth inning sacrifice fly after a leadoff double by Jerry Buchek and a sacrifice by Tracy Stallard. Stallard picked up the victory, his llth against seven losses. Sandy Koufax made his second relief appearance of the season, retiring three batters in order in the ninth inning to preserve a 2-0 shutout for the Los Angeles Dodgers and teammate Claude Osteen over Chicago. Reds Lose The New York Mets jolted the pennant hopes of the Cincin- nati Reds when they cuffed four Cincy pitchers for 11 hits, including three home runs, in a 7 to 3 victory. Rookie Catcher Johnny Stephensbn, a .196 hitter, drove" in four runs with his second and third major league home'rs and a single. Johnny Tsi- touris, losing hurler, was chased after giving up three runs in the third. The Reds only runs came in the eighth when Deron Johnson poled his 30th homer over the centerfield fence with two aboard. Cin. 000 000 030—3 8 0 N. Y. 103 002 Olx—7 11 0 Tsitouris, Nuxhall (5), Jay (7), Arrigo (8) and Edwards; Jackson, Eilers (9) and Stephenson. WP—Jackson (8-19). LP —Tsitouris (6-9). HRs — Hunt (1st), Stephenson 2, (2nd, 3rd), Johnson (30th). VAPURE Medicated Room Vaporizer Soothing decongestant relief from stuffed-up nose, and minor bronchial irritations due to colds. No vaporizer steam, heat, or mess. Q Q 4 7 oz. aerosol O O Just spray in room, breathe easier instantly! Beeson's Rexall Drug Store East Side Square Phone 662-5811 A word to the wives ! Start gift hinting early Tell Him how much it will add to his convenience to have extension telephones throughout the house. He'll get the message— and fast. Public Telephone Corp, Public Sale Due to the death of my husband, Carl McCauley, I , the undersigned executrix, having sold the farm, will sell the following personal property at public auction 2 miles west of Greensburg on Highway 46 to Road 280, then % mile south, on Saturday, Sept. 25 AT 12:30 P. M. FARM EQUIPMENT—1947 Farmal International H tractor, good condition; cultivators; International 2-bottom breaking plow; International disc; 13-hole Oliver Superior wheat drill; John Deere power take off mower; International rotary hoe; cultipacker; International PTO 2-row corn planter; Woods Bros. 1-row corn picker, good condition; Cardinal elevator; steel drag; wooden drag; weeder; manure spreader; hammermill; Cross sheller; power sprayer; Clipper fan mill; extension ladder; cut down wagon; false end gate; box bed; 300 gallon storage tank;. 10'xl6' tarpaulin; tractor shield; Choremaster garden plow; tank heater; 2-rolls cribbing; Thunderbolt hog feeders; 3 wooden hog troughs; 6 individual hog troughs; one 8-hole hog fountain; large stock water tank; smaller water tank; block and tackle; 2 belts; herders; electric hooder; hog ringer box; gasoline engine; ladder packs; sled; roll of fencing; line posts; 3 steel; posts; some lumber; post-hole digger; pick; sledge hammer; grindstone and seat cross cut saw; buck saw and blades; log chains; hand grass seeder; shock tire; motor oil; big kettle; oil drums; barrels; buckets; chicken feeders; 8 single hog houses and a lot of small articles. HAY AND CORN—Approximately 2000 bales hay and some' straw; approximately 300 bushels of corn. HOUSEHOLD GOODS — Antique cherry bed; oak bed; 3 springs and mattresses; 2 feather beds; pillows; vanity; 2 radios; dining table; 12 chairs; 2 rockers; sweeper; Il'3"xl5' rug; two 9x12 rugs; Duo-Therm oil heater, 'good condition; Estate Heatrola, good condition; small coal range; 2-tub Dexter electric washer; old irons; some dishes, jugs and other articles. TERMS—CASH. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS. Mrs. Myrtle McCauley EXECUTRIX OF CARL McCAULEY ESTATE. Beesley and Owens, Auctioneers. Ralph Williams, Clerk. William Smith, Cashier.
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