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War Going to Senate RTS By JAMES R, POLK ^Associated Press Sports Writer 8 WASHINGTON (AP) - The seems in for a long run its efforts to end the track between the Amateur Ath» Jletic Union and the nation's col- .jteges, -ti Sen, Warren G, Magnuson, D- 3 ,Wash., chairman of the Senate [Commerce Committee, said ^Thursday he's ready to Intro* jd.uce a bill next week to write ilnto law the proposed peace <$act turned down by the col- iJifiges last month, TI But Magnuson, who threat- .fined quick action a month ago, abdicated Congress may go slow -now that the colleges have promised a truce In the feud niver track control until after the Olympic Games in October, v, "As long as that stays for a •while, we can probably take a 'Mle more time in looking at legislation," Magnuson said. to The Commerce Committee ^et for 90 minutes in discussing 'possible congressional intervention to settle the feud and heard [testimony from labor mediator -Theodore Kneel, head of a Sen- jftte-created sports arbitration i: The National Collegiate Ath•l£tic Association and its pro- tege, the U.S. Track and Field ^Federation, rejected the board's Recommendations in early April 'after 2% years of compromise talks. aj Kheel told newsmen after the closed committee session that Jie felt the colleges had a moral obligation, and perhaps even a legal obligation, to accept the "gjard-s findings. Kheel's compromise would have left the AAU with the bulk jif control over amateur track meets/The NCAA could continue to supervise campus meets, $t the USTFF would have been required to" meet AAU stand- a£ds. ,.- •'•'.••":", . ,, *• Trie 'USTFF, ,;has.;..charged,,the AAU is trying to create a mo- fidpoly in track competition. It Is pressing for a Justice Depart- aient antitrust investigation. Many Long I tor the Good Old Days '•"'. NEW YORK (AP) - Gene Mauch and Gil Hodges long for tiie good old days when the spit- tall was an illegal, unsanitary. |ut generally accepted maneuver that was cheerfully overlooked by everyone concerned, * No more, • Mauch, manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, learned that the hard way Thursday night (juring a 3-0 loss to Hodges' New York Mets. 3 It was the bottom of the seventh inning and John Boozer was coming on to relieve Phillies' starter Woody Fryman. Boozer went to the mound for his eight warmup pitches, toed the rubber, bent and wiped his hand across it. Then he spit on "Bis hand. Trouble. "Ball one," shouted plate umpire Ed Vargo, Mauch raced out and argued. "How can he be charged with a ball on a warmup pitch?" he asked, "He went to his mouth inside the 18 foot circle of the mound," answered Vargo, "and that's a ball—anytime," "But the game's eight pitches away from being In progress," said Mauch. "It doesn't matter," answered Vargo. "What if he does it again?" continued Mauch, "I'll call ball two," said Vargo, "Do it," ordered Mauch, Boozer complied, "Ball two,' shouted Vargo, "What if he does it again?" repeated Mauch, "I'll call ball three and throw him out," replied Vargo, You know what Mauch did, Now with Boozer out, Dick Hail relieved. "And what," asked Mauch politely, "11 Hall "1'U forfeit the game to the fete," answered Vargo. J&uch wasn't prepared to go quite that far. So Bud Barrel* sou, leadott batter for the Mets, became the first man in base* Ml history to draw three balls Mauch, who was ejected along with Booser, callbd the spitball rule veai-kn&e4 wi v/lsliy wafihy. "pyaisk the people who ctoftt" hj ga|4. "W§ ail know Millwood Lake Information Forecast for Millwood Falling Elevation of Lake 259.54 Elevation of Tailwater 249.35 Condition of Lake Murkey Fishing Excellent Visitation for Week 30,605 Number of Gates Open 13 Tainter & 2 Sluice C.F.S. Flow 16,900 Mosquito Control Aerial Spray- Ing. Nicklaus May Win His First Meet By PAUL RECER HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) - Golfer Jack Nicklaus, without a tournament victory for the year and far down the list in official money winnings, said he came to the Houston Champions International ready to win. After the first round Thursday, nobody stepped up to argue the point. He fired a six-under-par 65 in the first round of the $100,000 Champions tournament to grab the lead by one stroke. Nicklaus toured the 7,166-yard champions golf club course with six birdies and no miscues. "These must be my kind of greens," the 28-year-old Columbus, Ohio pro said. "The ball rolled good. I drove the ball well and, of course, I putted well, too." Nicklaus edged Dan Sikes who had a 66. Roberto De Vincenzo, who lost the Masters title this year through a bookkeeping error, moved to within a stroke of the Nicklaus pace before fading. De Vicenzo posted a card that included two eagles and three birdies. One eagle came on what the Argentine called "a short putt of 100 feet." The other was on a 35-footer. On the back nine he got two bogeys and fell to a tie for third with George Archer, Tom Weiskopf and Miller Barber at 67. ,-; ;Reca]lingi,-.the.":Masters*'.'in- cident, De Vicenzo cracked to newsmen, "I check my score card very good today." Al Geiberger and Bob Mirphy set course records with front nine scores of 31, five under par. Geiberger finished with a 68, tied with Fred Marti and Hugh Royer.. Murphy bogeyed 11, 17 and 18 to drop into a crowd of golfers knotted at 69. Among those tied at 69 was Gary Player, the South African who was considered a mild favorite to win here. Groebner Is Marked Man in Cup Play By ED YOUNG Associated Press Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Clark Graebner was the first Yank on the firing line today as the United States marched into the 1968 Davis Cup tennis wars, but he shouldered the psychological burden lightly. "They tell me I'm the man on the spot," said the tall, bespectacled Graebner, at 24 the nation's fourth-ranked amateur. "But nobody had to tell me. I knew it already. "I still say if we all uon't win, there can be no possible excuses." Graebner's foe in the first singles match of the U.S. team's opening round American zone skirmish here with the British Caribbean team was the best player the visitors possess— Richard Russell, 21. The second singles on the aft. ernoon program sent the top man on the U.S. team, Arthur Ashe, against Lance Lumsden. Almost everyone, including ing the third-and odd man out -on the British Caribbean team, David Tate, figured Jt would take no less than a 14-carat miracle to bring the visitors victory in the three-<iay series of four singles and one doubles match on Byrd Park's hard courts. Tate, 21-year-old University of Miami, Fla., student who won't play at all in the American zone opener, said Russell "is capable of beating Graebner, but only on an extraordinary day—and he has a decided edge over Lumsden." Saturday's doubles match semis the young and eye-catch- lag U,S. duo of Stan Smith, 81, aad Bob Lufc, 30, against Russell and the 27-yearold Lums- Phoebus in Six Hitter, Yanks Lose ByHERSCHELNiSSENSON Associated Press sports Writer No»hit Tom Phoebus said he didn't have very much Thursday night but the surging Balti* more orioles have plenty to show for it today. In his first start since his no* hitter last Saturday, the stocky righthander yielded six hits and whipped the New York Yankees 7*3, becoming the first Ameri* can League pitcher to win four games. In the only other contests, Minnesota edged Detroit 3-2 on Tony Oliva's lOth-inning single and Boston trimmed California 4-1. Detroit's league lead shrank to a half-game over Baltimore and one game over Minnesota. In the National League, Houston blanked St, Louis 4-0, Cincinnati whipped San Francisco 6-2 in 11 innings, Chicago nipped Pittsburgh 1-0, New York de- neated Philadelphia 3-0 and Los Angeles outlasted Atlanta 2-1 in 17 innings. Phoebus allowed his first hit with one out in the third inning —a run-scoring single by Horace Clarke. He also served up a two-run homer to Andy Kosco in the eighth. But he struck out 11 batters, whiffing Mickey Mantle four times, as the Orioles swept their tnree-game series from the Yankees and won their fourth straight game. "I felt a little pressure at the start," Phoebus said. "I wasn't relaxed. I wasn't as sharp as the last time." Andy Etchebarren, Paul Blair and Mark Belanger paced the Baltimore attack with three hits apiece. Etchebarren had a homer and Blair knocked in three runs. Minnesota, which had its game won until Detroit's Jim Northrup homered with one out in the ninth, almost blew it again in the 10th. Reliever Al Worthington loaded the bases with one out but struck out Bill Freehan and Dick Tracewski. Rod Carew doubled off Tiger reliever Dennis Ribant with two out in the top of the 10th and scored the winning run on Oliva's single. Carew also started a two-run rally in the fourth. Boston's Jose Santiago allowed only three hits and fanned nine in recording , his llth . straight regular season victory since mid-1967. Ken Harrelson supported him with a single, double, homer and two runs batted in. The triumph ended a four-game losing streak for the defending champion Red Sox. Johnson in mn (ARK) STAR, PrM fy Offset r May 3,1968 Praise of Offensive FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Mervin Johnson, assistant football coach at the University of Arkansas, complimented the first offensive unit Thursday following a one-hour offensive practice. He said the unit, quarterbacked by John Eichler of Stuttgart, "looked pretty good." Johnson said Thursday's workout was similar to Wednesday's practice. He said the offense touched on some of the things that had not been gotten to earlier in spring practice. HISTORICAL POST OFFICE DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first post office west of the Allegheny Mountains was established at Danville in 1792. WATHKN . preside-ill and chief executive officer of (.' h u r c h i JI Downs assumed the title in 1958. forum and .Matt Winu had preceded Knebelkauip in that post. Both predecessors had been dubbed "Mr. Kentucky Derby." Kucfoel- kaiup. however, has refused to accept that epithet. The public is '.Mr. l)erb\.' he said. Baseball Today's Baseball By fHfi ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Detroit Baltimore Minnesota wash'tt, Boston California New York Oakland Cleveland Chicago W, 13 12 12 11 9 9 8 8 7 3 U 6 6 r 8 9 11 11 11 11 12 Pet. Q ,684 ,667 ,632 ,5?& ,500 ,450 ,421 ,421 ,389 ,200 f,§ 4 — 1 2 3 1 , *, 5 5 SV 8 14 6 10 9 10 9 10 10 9 9 9 10 9 11 9 11 8 10 8 11 .700 .526 .526 .500 .500 .474 .450 .450 .444 .421 _ 3V 2 3'/2 4 4 4V 2 5 5 5 5V 2 Houston Blanks the Cardinals By RON RAPOPORT Associated Press Sports Writer Nolan Ryan has some advice for John Boozer. Pickle brine. It keeps you out of spitball trouble with the umpires. The Great Spitball Controversy erupted again Thursday night in the midst of the New York Mets' 3-0 victory over Philadelphia. Phillies' reliever John Boozer was beginning his warmups in the seventh inning and was amazed to hear umpire Ed Vargo yell, "ball one." "How can he be charged with a ball on a warmup pitch?" screamed Manager Gene Mauch. "He went to his mouth inside the 18-foot circle of the mound," said Vargo, "and that's a ball anytime." A discussion ensued, with Mauch ordering Boozer to spit on his hand twice more and Vargo calling balls two and three and ejecting the by-now bewildered pitcher. Mauch inquired what would happen if Dick Hall, who replaced Boozer, should commit the same offense. "I'll forfeit the game to the Mets," said Vargo, ending the discussion. So by the time Bud Harrelson of the Mets finally got up, the count was 3-0. Ryan, the winning pitcher who allowed just three hits in the seven innings he pitched, said he stays out of trouble because of the pickle brine prescribed by trainer Gus Mauch Thursday's Results Boston 4, California 1 Baltimore 7, New York 3 Minnesota 3, Detroit 2, 10 innings Only games scheduled Today's Games Minnesota at Cleveland, N Oakland at Boston, N New York at Chicago, N California at Detroit, N Baltimore at Washington, N Saturday's Games New York at Chicago California at Detroit Minnesota at Cleveland . Baltimore at Washington Oakland at Boston Sunday's Games California at Boston Baltimore at Washington Minnesota at Cleveland California at Detroit New York at Chicago, 2 National League W. L. Pet. G.B. St. Louis Cincinnati San Fran. Los AngelelO Pittsburgh Phila'phia Atlanta Chicago New York Houston Thursday's Results Cincinnati 6, San Francisco 2, to treat blisters on his pitching 11 innings hand. New York 3, Philadelphia 0 "I don't like pickles," said Chicago 1, Pittsburgh 0 Ryan, who was lifted after Houston 4, St. Louis 0 throwing 136 pitches and strik- Los Angeles 2, Atlanta 1, 17 ing out 10. "But the brine is innings doing the job. I keep dipping my Today's Games finger in a jar of the stuff. Chicago at New York, N "Only trouble is I don't like Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, N the smell. It bothers me, espe- Atlanta at Houston, N cially when I bring my hand to St. Louis at San Francisco, N my mouth. Outside the 18-foot Cincinnati at Los Angeles, N circle, of course." Saturday's Games la other National League Chicago at New York games Thursday, Los Angeles St. Louis at San Francisco outlasted Atlanta 2-1 in 17 in- Cincinnati at Los Angeles, N nings, Houston blanked St. Atlanta at Houston, N Louis 4-0, Chicago shut out Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, N Pittsburgh 1-0 and Cincinnati TOM PHOEBUS (left) of the Baltimore Orioles and Phil Ortega of the Washington Senators, two of baseball's brightest young pitchers, show their form in American League competition, Phoebus recently pitched a no-hitter against Boston and Ortega' hurled a two-hitter against Cleveland. EX*•!•** •«.*• MS..I.* ws ANGELES—Mando Ra^ „ u J .. r ignis tasf night mos 141 ^^ Beach ^ Callf ago. The Braves tied the game By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS knocked out Phil Garcia, 147 < n *« n<n,h „„ TT.HV !uman> 0 PORTLAND, Maine - Pete - - - - ' in the ninth on Felix Milan's run-scoring infield single. Denny. Lemaster threw three-hitter at the league-leading Cardinals and the Astros broke Nelson Briles' consecutive victory string of 13. He had won four this season and nine at the end of the 1967 campaign. Briles singled in the sixth for the first St. Louis hit. Joe Niekro scattered six hits and Ernie Banks homered for the only run of the game off Jim Bunning in the Cubs' victory. The victory ended a three-game Pirate winning streak and a three - game Chicago losing string. Johnny Bench came up with a bases-loaded single with two out in the llth to break open the Cincinnati-San Francisco game and before the inning was over the Reds had scored twice more. Willie McCovey and Jim Hart each hit his fifth homer for the Giants. Riccitelli, 172, Portland, out- a pointed Barry Andrews, 172, Philadelphia, 10. Los Angeles, 9. TOKYO - Dwight Hawkins, 126, Los Angeles, stopped Rokuro Ishiyama, 128, Japan, 2. Sunday's Games Pittsburgh at Philadelphia Atlanta at Houston ' St.'Louis at San Fraricisco' v Cincinnati at Los Angeles ,, Chicago at New York, 2 Major League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Batting (30 at bats) - Etchebarren, Bait., .387; Carew, Minn., .360. Runs — Killebrew, Minn., 16; 4 tied with 14. Runs batted in — Killebrew, Minn., 15; D. Johnson, Bait., 14. Hits-Carew, Minn., 27; Unser, Wash., 25. Doubles-R. Smith, Bost., 7; 5 tied with 6. Triples-Uhlaender, Minn., 3; 8 tied with 2. Home runs—Repoz, Calif., 6; Killebrew, Minn., 6. Stolen bases — Campanerls, Oak., 7; White, N.Y., 7. Pitching (2 decisions) — Hardin, Bait., 3-0, 1.000; Santiago, downed San Francisco 6-2 in 11 innings. ,.. In the American League, Bos'/ton beat California 4-1, iBalti- more took New York 7-3 and Minnesota edged Detroit 3-2. Bob Bailey drove in two runs with singles 11 innings apart as the Dodgers won the longest game they have played since moving to Los Angeles 10 years Travelers Hand Loss to San Antonio LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Travelers jumped off to a three-run lead and defeated San Antonio 6-2 Thursday for their eight victory in the last 11 games. The victory pushed the Travs past the .500 mark for the first Bost., 3-0, 1.000; McLain, Det., time this season. 3-0, 1.000; Warden, Det., 3-0, Arkansas got off to a 2-0 lead 1.000. in the second inning on a double sTr i k e o u t s - McDowell, b X Bill V Murphy, and a single Cleve., 49; Phoebux, Bait., 40. by Len Boyer. Boyer later -___ scored on aground-out. National League The Travs scored a run In the Batting (30 at bats) - Rose, fourth wltnout a m and LeTon Cin., 405; Kessinger, Chic., .377. L 66 homered for another run Runs-Rose, Cin., 17; Flood. 111 tne flftn ' Arkansas scored St L 17 ^ s las * ^ wo runs m ^ e seventh 'Runs batted in-Perez, Cin., on a sin * le ^ *>?**> a wa l k . 18; Swoboda, N.Y., 17. a s a crifice and Boots Day's Hits-Rose, Cin., 32; Flood, s ^&*< St.L., 31. Doubles— L. Johnson, Chic., 8; 3 tied with 7. Triples-Kessinger, Chic., 3; innings. Clemente, Pitt., 3. Home runs—Swoboda, N.Y., 7; H. Aaron, Atl., 6. Stolen bases-Wills, Pitt., 5; 3 tied with 4. Pitching (2 decisions)—Koos Clayton Kirby picked up this third straight victory but had to have help in the last 2 2-3 man, N.Y., 4-0, 1.000; Washburn, St.L., 3-0, 1.000. Strikeouts-Singer, L.A., 39; Ryan, .Y., 36. Ozarks Coach Suttumbs of Age 44 CLAKKSVILLE, Ark. (AP>Willard Jackson Smith, 44, basketball coach at the College of the Ozarks for the past two years, died Thursday in a Fort Smith hospital. Smith, who came to Ozarks after coaching at Fayetteville Htgh School, had been ill for about three weeks. Smith, a 1951 graduate of Arkansas Tech, is survived by his wife and two children, Texas League Standings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Shreveport 12 7 .632 Memphis 10 8 .556 V/z Arkansas 9 8 .529 2 Dal'FW 6 13 ,316 6 Western Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Albu'que 10 7 ,588 — San Antonio 8 8 .500 1V 2 El Paso 8 10 .444 2'/ 2 Amarillo 7 9 ,439 2V 2 Thursday's Results Memphis 4, Amarillo 2 Albuquerque 10, Dallas-Fort Worth 0 Arkansas 6, San Antonio 2 (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games Albuquerque at Arkansas Amarillo at Shreveport El Paso at Memphis Ean Antonio at Dallas-Fort Worth Saturday's Games Albuquerque at Arkansas Amarillo at Shreveport El Paso at Memphis San Antonio at Dallas-Fort Worth CAMPERS bought at factory price KXAR KOLUMN May Is National Radio Montk ****** ******* * * * * RADIO All We Invite You To Meet The' Voices Off The Arkansas Radio Network In Person Sunday, May 5th - 3 To 5 P.M. Town & Country Restaurant DON CORBETT Heard 7:05 A.M. - 8:25 A.M. -12:20 -1:00 P.M. BOB BUICE Heard On Farm Show -12:35 P.M. JOHN REEDER Heard At 4:00 P.M. And 5:05 P.M. And Tom Longfellow The Manager Refreshments - Gifts & Fellowship Be The Guest Of H A An t HUH All-AMMC* RADIO IN HOPE Haskell Jones Gen. Manager

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