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AFt Players ri * M * IM Ml9h * • _ mm .m IMJWI w ASSOCIATED PRESS Threaten Club Owners NEW YORK (AP) - Faced with a "no contract, no football" threat from their veteran players, National football League clubowners were to present their side of the eco* ftomic picture at a news confer* ence today, The NFL Players' Association broke off negotiations Thursday after a meeting in which the owners refused to budge on any of the players' economic demands, Dan Shulman, the players' lawyer, said a policy of NFL clubs not siping veterans until the 'current negotiations are over was "in effect, a lockout. "There are certain positions open to us," he said. "We have to go back to the membership and ask if they are ready to take action. If they continue not signing veterans there just won't be any football. "If. they do sign veterans, then we are , in the position of going back to the players and having them tell us what to do. If we get no contracts we have no choice. No football!" Shulman,:listed some of the players' alternatives— not showing up : for training camp, showing up for camp and then leaving, not : playing exhibition games, not playing regular season games. A league spokesman said it was "not true that there is a concerted movement" not to sign veteran players. He said many veterans have already signed, including some of the 16 player representatives who met witii the owners. A player does not have to be under contract until the regular season begins but the club must notify each player by May 1 if they intend to pick up his option — that is, make him their pro- erty for another year. The players are asking $500 a game for preseason contests, a By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS, Minn, Bobby Rodriguez, 124, Minneap* polls, knocked out Tommy Fox, 123V 2 , Shelby, Mont,, 1; Aaron Eastling, 193, St, Paul, knocked out Eddie Dembry, I88y z , Chicago, 9. LOS ANGELES-Sonny Liston, 222, Las Vegas, Nev,, knocked out Billy Joiner, 189V 2 , Cincinnati, 7, TOKYO - Takao Sakurai, Japan, outpointed Ramlro Nldes, Mexico, 10, bantamweights. PORTLAND, Maine - wiuie Burton, 183, New YorL outpoint- ed Marion Conner, 180, Roxbury, Mass,, 10; Irish Beau Jaynes, 132, Lowell, Mass,, out- pointed Al Romano, 138, North Adams, Maxx,, 10. OAKLAND - Jimmy Lester, l5$/2 t San Francisco, knocked out Ralph McCoy, 159V2, Richmond, Calif., 8. Maple Leafs Add More Age to Corps TORONTO (AP) - The goal- hungry Toronto Maple Leafs added more age to their already ancient but efficient defense corps Thursday by obtaining veteran All-Star Pierre Pilote from the Chicago Black Hawks in a surprising National Hockey League trade. To obtain the 36-year-old Pilote, Toronto gave up right wing Jim Pappin, 28, who has played with the Leafs for parts of five seasons and was one of the stars of their 1967 Stanley Cup victory. Pilote was named to the first All-Star team five times and to the second team three times in his 13 NHL season. He won the Norris Trophy as the best de- fenseman in the league in 1963, 1964 and 1965. Pilote joins Toronto defense- men Allan Stanley, 42, Tim Horton, 38, and Marcel Pronovost, who will be 38 next month. Goalie Johnny Bower is 43, The Leafs slumped from their Bobcats Blasted Out of Meet PINE BLUFF, Ark, (AP) Port Smith St. Anne's goes aft* er Its second straight championship tonight In the finals of the state high school baseball tournament. St, Anne's, In Its fourth straight appearance In the state tournament, will play Junction City at 7:30 p.m. for the title, The Fort Smith school made it to the finals Thursday by taking advantage of eight errors in thrashing Hope 16*2. The game was called In the fifth inning under the 10-run rule, Junction City pulled off the first triple play of the tourna* ment and outslugged Arkadelphia 114 Thursday. Steve Hasser, who hurled a no-hitter for St. Anne's Mbn* day, stopped Hope on Five hits to gain the Victory. Mike Monroe was the loser for Hope. Fred Davis poled a bases- loaded triple for St. Anne's In Its six-run second inning, Junction City reeled, off Its triple play in the third inning when it led 3-0. With men on first and second base, Jim Hurley of Arkadelphia lined out to second baseman Donny Lowery, who threw to shortstop Rodney Barnette for the second out at second, and Barnette relayed the ball to first to complete the triple- killing. Junction City blew the game open in the sixth with a five- run outburst. Barnette came on in relief of starter Roger Morris to get credit for the victory. Starter Ricky Hasley absorbed the loss for Arkadelphia. Bruce Stringer stroked a triple and double for Junction City. HOPE (ARK) STAR, Printed By •curtail Thursday's stars By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTING-Jose Cafdenal, to* dians, lashed four straight hits including a home run, helping Cleveland to a 9-2 victory over California. PITCHING". Sonny Siebeft, JlAi*.*. «_i..*Xi ..... • * it seven hits . . - - beating the Angels, 9*2. Today's Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League W, L, "Pet. G,B. Gaints Go to Top as Cards Slip San Fran, St. Louis Atlanta Phila'phla Cincinnati Chicago Los Angeles 20 Houston 17 New York 17 Pittsburgh 16 23 21 21 18 19 20 17 ,575 17 ,553 1 19 ,525 2 17 ,514 2>/ 2 19 ,550 3 20 ,500 3 21 ,488 21 ,447 21 ,447 20 .444 Thursday's Results Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 2, 11 innings San Francisco 5, Atlanta 4 Pittsburgh at Chicago, rain New York at 5 5 5 By HAL BOCK Associated Press Sports Writer There's nothing like a nice lit* tie winning string to give a baseball team a lift in the standings, Except, perhaps, a niie little losing streak by the guys di» ings, Except, perhaps, a nice lit* tie losing streak by the guys directly in front of you. San Francisco's ambitious Giants have won eight of their last 11 games and St. Louis' cooperative Cardinals have 3V2 dropped eight of their last 11. Only games scheduled Today's Games San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at St. Louis, N New York at Atlanta, N Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, N Los Angeles at Houston, N Saturday's Games San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at St. Louis, N New York at Atlanta, N Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, N Los Angeles at Houston, N Sunday's Games San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at St. Louis New York at Atlanta Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Los Angeles at Houston Result: A five-game pickup for the Giants and a change at the top of the National League race. San Francisco captured first place Thursday with a 5-4 victory over Atlanta while St. Louis was losing 3-2 in 11'innings to Los Angeles In the only NL Philadelphia, games played. New York at Philadelphia and Pittsburgh at Chicago were rained out. In the American League, Cleveland battered California 92 and Chicago's game at Washington was rained out. The other teams were not scheduled. The Giants beat the Braves for the third straight time when Marty Martinez, a substitute catcher, let one of Cecil Upshaw's pitches get away with Ron Hunt on third base in the ninth inning. Tunt had opened the ninth with a single and reached third on a sacrifice and a ground out before scoring on the passed ball. to tie THE NEW, THE OLD AND THE BOLD—Newcomer Nolan Ryan (right) is striking out NL batters In record fashion this season and the Senators' slugging giant, Frank Howard (left), Is sending AL pitchers to the showers with his menacing bat while veteran Pancho Gonzalez (center) Is finding the years and the youngsters catching up with his tennis game. Area G&F Meet Slated at Nashville T TTTI F Rn rK- ' the held American League . their pension fund and a $15,000 minimum salary. Shulman and John Gordy of the Detroit Lions, president of the players' association, said the owners agreed to raise the minimum salary from $7,500 to $10,000 but added this would not place In fhe"NflL's East Divl sion and missed the playoffs for the first time in 10 years. They allowed only 176 goals, secona best in the entire league. cost the clubs any money since most players now get at least $10,000. 6 0 RESORT Air yourself out In «pacious, pine-scented Hot Springs. There's plenty of room to move ant) no matter which direction you turn you're staring fun straight in the face. Loosen up your limbs pn a hike or horseback ride through the mountains. Drive away your frustrations on one of our six championship golf courses. Our three enormously beautiful lakes are delightfully suitable for swimming, boating, skiing, fishing, and forgetting your troubles. And tension you don't work out outdoors in Hot •'• Springs, soak away in a marvelous thermal bath. Hospitality , places in Hot Springs—hotels, motels, restaurants, and supper clubs—are famous for accommodation and service. Break out of the jam for a relaxing Hot Springs vacation I send die tree 72 page booklet. effr SfATt /IP HOT iPJNDKiS WATIONAL PARK, ARKANSAS 9 -0 IQXISflO The Surging Giants Thrive on Adversity By RON SPEER Associated Press Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP)-Surging San Francisco seems to thrive on adversity. The Giants, with their injury list climbing about as fast as their standing in the National League, bolted iritePfirst place' this week despite wounds'to a pair of key players. San Francisco slipped ahead of St. Louis Thursday night with a 5-4 victory over Atlanta, which gave the Giants a 3-1 edge in their series with the Braves despite the absence of slugger Willie McCovey. He was spiked last week and did not come to Atlanta, and third baseman Frank Johnson won't accompany the Giants to Chicago today. Johnson suffered a fractured nose when he was hit by an infield bouncer which took a wild hop, and team officials said he probably would be out three or four weeks. Manager Herman Franks credited Johnson's replacement, veteran Jim Davenport, with the key plays in the triumph. Davenport moved Ron Hunt to third in the seventh Inning with a single to left, starting a two- run uprising. One P/fcA Is Enough to Beat Travs ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (AP) - Albuquerque relief pitcher Dennle Aust threw only one pitch but It retired threatening Arkansas In the ninth Inning and preserved a 4-3 Texas League baseball victory Thursday night, Arkansas shortstop Frank Davanon hit Aust's only pitch to shortstop and was thrown out with an Arkansas runner stranded at third, Albuquerque starting pitcher Charlie Hough earned the vie- tory, He was relieved by Dick Dare as Arkansas loaded the bases in the eighth inning, Once again Davanon was the out that ended the threat, Albuquerque center fielder Jimmy Williams threw him out at the plate after an out field fly, Williams scored the winning run in the Albuquerque eighth inning, coming home on a squeeze bunt by shortstop Bill Grabarkewltz, Memphis jumped to a J-0 first inning lead over El Paso on Roy Foster's home run, but Rudy May shut the door on the Blues the rest of the way as the Sun Kings won 2-1, El Paso tied the score in the the bottom of the first on two singles and a stolen base, The winning run was scored In the sixth on a single, two wild pitches and an error. W. L. Detroit 23 14 Cleveland 22 16 Baltimore 20 17 Minnesota 20 17 Boston 19 18 California 18 21 Chicago 16 19 Oakland 17 21 New York 16 22 Wash'n. 16 22 Pet. G.B. .622 .568 1V 2 .541 3 .541 3 .514 4 .462 6 .457 6 .447 &/ 2 .421 7V 2 .421 7V 2 game on i Tito Thi enth when singli theD Da 1 sacri at Nashville, Arkansas County. The meeting at 9 a.m. o held at the South West Power office on South Main Thursday's Results Cleveland 9, California 2 Chicago at Washington, rain Only games scheduled Today's Games Detroit at Oakland, N Cleveland at California, N Boston at Minnesota, N Chicago at New York, N < ^ Washington^ at Baltimore,; Saturday's Games Boston at Minnesota Chicago at New York Washington at Baltimore, N Cleveland at California, N Detroit at Oakland, twilight Sunday's Games Detroit at Oakland Cleveland at California Boston at Minnesots Washington at Baltimore Chicago at New York, 2 lost their sev- game in the last eight Bob Bailey's llth-inning scored Willie Davis with the Dodgers' winning run. opening the to third on a Ron Fairly was intentionally walked, Tom Haller fouled out before Bailey singled. Manager Walt Alston tempted fate in the bottom of the llth when, with two out and the tying run on second, he ordered Orlando Cepeda intentionally when reliever John Purdin retired Phil Gagliano on a fly ball, ending the game. Jose Cardenal smacked two singles, a double and homer leading a 18-hit Cleveland attack that carried the Indians past California. Cax Alvis, Tommy Harper and Jose Vidal also homered for Ion must be contacted In writ- meeting is held. Correspondence should be addressed to Hackler, Director, Game and Fish building, Little Rock, Ark., 72201. Director Hackler asks sportsmen to note that each group or speaker will be given a 30-minute session and, therefore, the agenda must be made up in advance. The Nashville meeting, the fourth out-in-the state meeting of the commission since the beginning of a policy of travelling to various areas" to meet with sportsmen, is primarily for sportsmen in Southwest Arkansas. Delegations and individuals from Polk, Montgomery, Garland, Howard, Pike, Clark, Sevier, Little River, Hempstead, Nevada, Miller, Columbia, Scott, and LaFayette counties— or persons from any portion of the state will be heard provided they Major League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Batting (90 at bats)-F. Howard, .348; Carew, Minn., .314. F. Howard, Wash., 23. Runs batted in—F. Howard, Wash., 34; Powell, Bait., 27. Hits-F. Howard, Wash., 49; Carew, Minn., 44. Doubles—R. Smith, Bost., 15; B. Robinson, Bait., 11.. Triples - Fregosi, Calif., 4; McAuliffe, Det., 4. Home runs — F. H o w a r d, basketball Wash., 17; W. Horton, Det., 10. with four Sonny Siebert scattered seven hits and won his sixth game. He also had a two-run single that got the Indians started in the second Inning. UCLA Star Booked on Dope Charge LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lucius Allen, star guard for UCLA's national championship team, was booked —«»•» •» • i ••* »« w>« — w«t * * v« -. — T —, — — _._ ii <|t?iidib * llui SQcly Stolen bases — Campanerls, night on charges of possession Oak., 17; OUva, Minn., 8; White, of marijuana, police said. N.Y., 8. Police Sgt. John Colella said Pitching (3 decisions)—John, officers detected the odor of Chic., 4-0, 1.000; Warden, Det., marijuana after halting their 3-0, 1.000; Perranoski, Minn., speeding car In an alley in cen- 4-0, 1.000. tral Los Angeles. Cleve., 90; Tlant, Cleve., 64. It was one year to the day that Allen was arrested at his National League West Los Angeles apartment Batting (90 at bats) — Rose, and charged with possession of Cin., .350; Flood, St.L., .329. marijuana, a charge which was Runs— Rose, Cin., 29; Santo, later dropped. Chic,, 25. Booked with Allen were Me- Runs batted In — McCovey, lanle Martin, Alia L. Bullen, S.F., 27; Swoboda, N.Y., 26; Bonnie Jean Goss and John Perez, Cin., 26, Woolery, Police said all were Hits-Rose, Cin., 55; F. Alou, UCLA students in their early Atl,, 53. 20s. Allen, 20, Is a junior. Doubles-4 tied with 11. Triples— Clemente, Pitt., 4; 8 Texas League tied with 3. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Home runs-3 tied with 9. Eastern Division Stolen bases-Wills, Pitt., 12; R. Jackson, Atl., 8. Memphis Pitching (3 decisions)—Reed, Arkansas Atl., 5-0, 1.000; Kelso, Cin., 34), Shreveport 1.000; Selma, N.Y., 3-0, 1.000. I>4-FW Strikeouts - Singer, L.A., 75; Ryan, N.Y., 65. Albuquerque Minor League Results ^ ntonio By TLffiSJ"" ~ Toledo 7, Buffalo 5 Richmond 6, Jacksonville 2 Columbus at Louisville, rain Rochester at Syracuse, rain Pacific Coast League Tulsa 5, Oklahoma City 3 Tacoma 6, Spokane 2 Vancouver 3, Portland 2 San Diego 3, Seattle 2 Hwali 3, Phoenix 2 Only games scheduled Pet. G.B. .529 ,500 1 ,486 I 1 /; .368 6 W, L. 18 16 17 17 18 19 14 14 , Western Division W. L. Pet. G.B. 21 13 .618 17 16 .515 314 19 18 .514 3»/,'" 16 17 .485 4'/ 2 Thursday's Results Albuquerque 4, Arkansas 3 Ean Antonio 6, Dallas-Fort Worth 1 El Paso 2, Memphis 1 Amarillo 4, Shreveport 2 Today's Games Amarillo at Albuquerque Dallas.Fort Worth at Memphis San Antonio at El Paw Shreveport at Arkansas McLendon Leads Meet at Memphis By BOB GILBERT Associated Press Sports Writer MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The fans who saw B. R, McLendon sink a 20-foot eagle putt to share the first-round lead In the $100,000 Memphis Open Golf Tournament figured he was happy as a lark. But his wife, Joan, knew better. "He didn't say anything to me, but when I saw him go to the practice tee after coming off the 18th, I knew he wasn't happy with his woods and long Irons," the pretty blonde said. McLendon, 22, who won the 1965-66-87 Southeastern Confer ence golf titles, came Into the Memphis Open Thursday virtually unknown to the gallery. Jim Lunn, 23, of Sacramento, Calif., shared the first-round lead with McLendon as both came In with five-under-par 65s Thursday. Lunn finished the round three hours ahead of McLendon, a late starter. McLendon's wife is touring with him, but she didn't see his 67. "I figure this is a day of work," he said. "A doctor doesn't take his wife to the office. But she hasn't seen guys like Arnold Palmer play. I'd like for her to come out arid see him." Only one stroke off the lead going into the second round were R. H. Slkes, Dick Mayer, Jack McGowan and Larry Mowry. Palmer, golfs all-time lead- Ing money winner, shot a 69 in what he called an uninspiring round for Amy's Army to watch. Jack Nicklaus, playing with him, had a 71. Mothis Signs With the Jets NEW YORK (AP) - Veteran running back Bill Mathis signed his 1968 contract with the New York Jets Thursday. Forecast for Millwood Elevation of Lake Elevation of Tailwater Condition of Lake Fishing Visitation for week Number of gates open Rising 282.34 252.70 Murkey Excellent 43,219 10 T. G. 15,000 Mosquito Control Aerial Spraying Muskies Trade Daniels to the Pacers MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) - Mel Daniels, star of the Minnesota Muskies American Basketball Association team the past season, has been traded to the Indiana Pacers, it was . learned Thursday night. Larry Shields, president of the Muskies, confirmed at Miami Meet in Davis Cup Play BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -.,Rafael Osuna of Mexico and Arthur Ashe of the United States^ faced each other this after noon to open the North American Zone Davis Cup final. They are the No. 1 players on their respective teams and their names were drawn Thursday by San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto. Joaquin Loyo-Mayo of Mexico and Clark Graebner were to meet in the second singles match. Beach that Daniels would go to' the Pacers in exchange for Ron. 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