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Mays: Don't Lose Faith In Yourself PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Willie Mays has a formula for handling batting slumps: Don't get down on yourself!; don't lose your cour* age or your confidence. The 32-year-old outfielder for the San FrarBcisco Giants has shaken one of the worst hit droughts of his fine career. After batting at about a .260 level most of the 1963 season he has upped his average to a respectable .290 and rently hi is a 14-game hitting string going. What causes a slump? "If I could explain what causes a slump I'd never go into one," commeiated Mays before Monday night's game with Philadelphia. Maysfc who has hit .344 since July 1, said he expects slumps. "I know I'm going to have at least one a season," he admits. "The thing to do is not fight yourself about it. I know what I can do and know that if I keep doing it I'll come out of it." Confidence is the key to the Mays slump formula. He says you have to believe in yourself, that if you don't you're licked. He said he learned that the first year he came up with the Giants when he failed to get a hit in his first 25 tim<2s at bat. Is; it possible he might be slowing up a little? "I'm doing things as well as I evor did," said the centerfielder. "I know better than anyone that I 'm not as young as I used to be, but experience has helped make up the difference." Hopes Hinge on Ralston LOS ANGELES (AP)-An unranked tennis player holds the key to the U.S. Davis Gup team regaining its lost international supremacy. Wimbledon champion Chuck McKinley is counted on to win his matches for the United States in the interzone semifinals against Mexico starting Friday at the Los Angeles Tennis Club. But Dennis Ralston, 21, of Bakersfield, Calif., needs to be on top of his game to insure the American team's advance in the Davis Cup competition. Ralston admittedly is the second best player on the U.S. team, but he is unranked. Since 1960, when he teamed with Rafael Osuna, now of Mexico, to win the Wimbledon doubles title, Ralston has been suspended by the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association, has been sidelined by a bad knee, and then kept out of action by blisters on both hands. Ralston's suspension was for "continually swearing, kicking his Monmouth, Cliff Anderson Advance in CM Tournament Monmouth V.F.W. and Clifford Anderson Ins., advanced to tonight's semi-finals in the Connie Mack League tournament with victories over Hi-Lo and Abingdon, respectively, at H. T. Custer Park, Monday night. HI-LO ab Schisler 2 Smith Ob'rmil'r Jackson Durbin Spillers Cowan Brockway Waggner John Price Monmouth VFW ab r h KiUip 3 1 1 R.Stokes 2 11 Anderson 3 0 1 McGinnes 3 11 Waters 2 0 1 Nelson 3 0 1 Griffin 3 12 St'verh'g'n 3 0 0 D.Stokes 3 2 2 Lantz 0 0 0 Rule 10 0 Totals 19 1 1| Totals 26 6 10 Score by innings: Hi-Lo - i.. 000 001—1 Monmouth V.F.W. 002 310—6 Clifford Anderson, a 10-0 winner last night, will tangle with Knoxville, while Monmouth V.F.W., a 6-1 victor, will meet Corpus Christi. Knoxville and Corpus Christi drew first-round byes in the six-team tourney. Barry Schumann pounded out four hits in four times at bat in the Cliff Anderson triumph. John Griffin and Don Stokes had a pair of hits apiece to spark Monmouth to victory. Cliff Anderson ab r h Danielson Roberson Hinkle Anderson Schum'nn Dalton Johnson Monson Cheesman Coleman Frazier 0 0 0 0 ABINGDON ab t h Totals 23 10 81 Score by innings: Cliff Anderson . Abingdon Edmonson Hall Whitefield Rawlings Steele Bird Freeman Fey Havens Jones B.Whtefld Hendricks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 17 0 1 261 01—10 000 00— 0 racquet and snubbing Mexico's team captain, Francisco Contreras" in the Davis Cup matches in Cleveland in 1961. University of Southern California tennis coach George Toley says Osuna and Contreras told him they believed the suspension unwarranted. "He wasn't swearing continually, he didn't throw his racquet and he didn't snub Contreras," said Toley. But more importantly, Ralston gives evidence of having put his temperamental outbursts behind him, and his record this year is most impressive. With his knee ailments cured, his hands fully healed, Ralston has beaten McKinley in the final round of the U.S. Indoor Championships. He had lost only two matches from January through late June. LEAGUE CHAMPS — The Police Department team pictured above took first place in the Babe Ruth League this summer. Shown in front row from left are Carl Stephen, Dennis Imler, Mike Sturgeon, Jerry Baker, Chris Christianson, Mike Thompson, bat boy; Bobby Watson and Gary Billings. Back row: Leo Galliher, assistant manager; Terry Rutlcdge, Bob Stegall, Terry Chil- ders, Terry Timmons, Mike Drasites, Mickey Johnson, Jeff Chase, and Bob Thompson, manager. Boys missing' from picture are Jerome Roberson, Steve Se^nson, Steve Ross and Dave Sturgeon, bat boy. The team had a 12-3 record in league play and an overall mark of 15-4, including tournament. Hogan's Courage Inspires Notre Dame FootballTeam CHICAGO (AP) - Last Christmas morning an automobile ran out of control on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago's South Side and smashed into an abutment. In the wreck—shattered, but alive—was Notre Dame halfback Don Hogan. His list of injuries included a dislocated left hip, left arm fractured in four places, fractured jaw and cuts which required 100 facial stitches, and more than 50 in each leg. Play football again? It was doubtful if Hogan even would walk. Last fall as a sophomore at Notre Dame 5-foot-ll Hogan led the team in rushing with 454 yards in 90 carries for a 5.0 average and was second in pass receiving. He was heralded as one of the finest sophomores in Notre Dame history. Then came the accident, and a story of courage and determination which can only inspire the 1963 Notre Dame football team. Hogan returned to Notre Dame INSURANCE Merwyn F. Bill | HOMETOWN SERVICE | when you need it ^ The kind of service everyone wants and expects can come from only a,local, independent Insurance agent. For the protection you need and prompt, efficient claim service for all kinds of insurance you want . , . See MERWYN Hill or DICK WILLIAMS at LAKE W, SANBORN Insurance Agency nt/rpctdkl pm SJ 213 Hill ARCADE - 343*3101 last February. He had a brace on his left leg and got around in an electric golf cart combined with a wheelchair. A month later Hogan was able to walk, but not without a brace. When spring football practice started, Hogan was on the side lines studying the new offensive formations being employed by Head Coach Hugh Devore. Hogan started working out lifting weights with tho injured leg. He quickly went from 2Vi pound weights to 30 pounds. "Funny tiling," Devore said, "with Hogan working with that brace on his leg, we had the least number of injuries in spring practice this season than we had had for years. With Don working out with a brace, few of our guys went to the training room with minor injuries." All summer, Hogan rode a bicycle 25 miles a day. Then he started running. Two weeks ago he was running at full speed. His doctors said he is fully recovered and could play football. Asked why he didn't sit out a season and play next fall, Hogan said "it would kill me to stay out. I realized that during spring practice. I want to prove I can come back. And if my teammates realize I can come back, then it will be a great lift to them." Northbrook Captures State Title CANTON, 111. (AP) - Northbrook edged Kankakee, 3-2, Monday night to win the American Legion Illinois Department baseball tournament and a berth in the seven-state regional in Lima, Ohio. Northbrook bounced back from an upset defeat by Kankakee Sunday to win the extra game of the double-elimination series. The winning pitcher was Delbert Mackie, who fanned eight Kankakee batters after relieving Jeff Brown in the sixth. Brown gave up only one hit and struck out six. The winning hit was a single by Jack Najork in the top of the eighth and scored Don Ohlmeyer, who had reached base on a walk The score was tied 2-2. Ed Sennett, who had walked Ohlmeyer before he was relieved in the eighth, was the losing pitcher. Henry O'Reilly gave up the hit that won the game for Northbrook. Deryl Lehnus of Kankakee hit the game's only home run, a smash in the fourth that scored both runs for the losing team. Northbrook drew a first round bye at Lima and plays its first game Friday night, meeting the winner of a game between Ashtabula, Ohio, and Independence, Mo. Minor Leagues By The Associated Press INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Arkansas 1, Richmond 0 Rochester 10, Buffalo 9 (10 innings) Jacksonville 5, Atlanta 0 Toronto 7, Indianapolis 6 Syracuse at Columbus, ppd. Siern First Plaver PHILADELPHIA (UPI) - The Philadelphia 76ers, new entry in the National Basketball Association replacing Syracuse, have signed veteran guard Larry Costello for the 1963-64 season. Costello is the first player to sign with the club. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Dallas-Fort Worth 17, Okla. City 1 Tacoma 5, Salt Lake City 1 Hawaii 8, Portland 3 Only games scheduled Pioneers Will Play Final Games Team officials of the Galesburg Pioneers and the Peoria Collegians agreed, Monday, to change a doubleheader, scheduled for 3 p.m. today into a single game which will begin at 6 p.m. on Thomas H. Blodgett Field. Peoria is now out of the running for the league championship, and both clubs have played a lot of games in the past week. Galesburg, who had a doubleheader at Springfield cancelled because of rain, Monday, will play its final home game, Wednesday at 6 p.m., against the Lincoln Collegiates. Dennis Doyle,- Pioneer second baseman, is currently in hot contention for the league batting crown. Latest statistics released by the league office had Doyle one percentage point off the clip of Elston Mitchell of Lincoln. It is entirely conceivable, then, that the league batting title could be decided in the Galesburg-Lincoln contest, Wednesday. Gdtesbura Reaiarer«Moif, Golesbura, III. Tuesday, Aufl, 1,3, 1963 13 Plan Birthday Celebration For Amos Stagg STOCKTON, Calif. (UPI) There is going to be a birthday party for a 101-year-old gentleman in Stockton tonight but the guest of honor probably won't be on hand. Amos Alonzo Stagg, the grand old man of sports, will not actually be 101 until Friday but the Stockton Lions Club is honoring him with a banquet tonight. A second birthday party will be given Friday night by the Lions in San Francisco featuring a huge cake with 101 candles. It is doubtful if Stagg will attend that party either. "Mr. Stagg feels okay physically. But I don't think he'll go to either party," said Dr. F. H. Busher, director of the Amos Alonzo Stagg foundation. Stagg, a star athlete at Yale and a longtime coach at University of Chicago and University of the Pacific, lives quietly in a Stockton, Calif., rest home. Clinton Holds 2V2 Game Lead In Midwest By United Press International The contest for first place in the Midwest League became a little less keen Monday night as Clinton moved 2 l A games ahead of its nearest competitors. The C-Sox defeated Quad Cities 8-1 while Wisconsin Rapids back a full game by losing 7-5 to Decatur. The Commodores combined their win with the fact that Burlington's contest with Waterloo was postponed to move up 2Vfe games off the pace with the Senators. In other action, Cedar Rapids eased past last-place Dubuque 6-1 and Quincy beat Fox Cities 9-7. The same teams meet Tuesday night with Burlington and Waterloo scheduled to play a doubleheader. Clinton's defeat of the Angels was almost effortless. The C-Sox scored one run in the second and four in the third to go on to win it. COVENANT CHURCH, league champion and playoff winners in the Church Kittenball League, will play a team of all-stars from the rest of the league Monday, Aug. 19 on the Lake Storey Diamond. Shown in front row from left are'Har­ old Nelson, Del Johnson, Merle Nelson, Mel Nelson, John Peterson. Back row: Bill Payton, Bud Hilgenberg, Tom Hilgenberg, Ken Hawkinson, Gordon Rosine and Joe Anderson. Parnelli Jones Rates as Top Attraction at Fair SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-Parnelli Jones of Torrance, Calif., winner of the Indianapolis 500, and two other former winners head a field of about 28 drivers in the annual Tony Bettenhausen Memorial 100-mile United States Auto Club Big Car Race at the Illinois* State Fair Saturday Besides Jones, two-time (1959 and 1962) winner Rodger Ward, Speedway, Ind., and A. J. Foyt, Houston, who captured the 500 in 1961, will be among those seeking the IS starting berths. Tifme trials to pick the starters Marauders Suffer Defeat At Hands of Creve Coeur CREVE COEUR—Creve Coeur, leaders in the Kickapoo Valley League, raced to a 10-7 victory over the Galesburg Marauders in a game played here Sunday afternoon. ab 1 h Epperson 3 11 The local nine rallied with three ||^, k \ \ \ runs in the top of the ninth but it I Hansen 5 1 i the win but was relieved in the eighth. Jim Beasley went the route in a losing effort for Galesburg. GALESBURG CREVE COEUR ab t h 5 1 3 5 2 2 4 10 wasn't enough to overtake the home team. Larry Scholl set tha pace for the Marauders with, three hits, including a home run,, in five trips to the plate. Jim Beasley and Emil Hanson^ also hit homers for the Maraud-* ers. Bud Baugartner started for 1 Creve Coeur and got credit for* Rifle Matches Held at New Windsor NEW WINDSOR - The first 1000-yd. match, held here, Sunday, at the Rivoli Rifle and Pistol Club range, produced winners in four divisions. In the first division, involving those contestants using iron sights, Earl Mathias of Coal, Valley gained top honors with a score of 99-12V. Using any sight in the /second division competition, Don Nelson of East Moline posted a '/0O-12V tally to take first place. Nelson was also the gmnd aggregate winner with a total of 198-21V. The two-man team of Nelson and Mathias copped honous in the doubles' division with a score of 394-49V. B'sley, Jn 5 1 1 Dunham 4 0 0 Raaen 3 11 Huffman 3 1 1 B'sley, Jm 3 0 0 Sippel 10 0 Totals 35 7 8 Galesburg Creve Coeur . Sulaskl Childs Markum Reuter 5 2 3 Munday 5 0 1 Calvert 4 0 0 Lawrence 4 2 2 Combs 4 13 B'mg'rtner 3 10 Perry 0 0 0 Totals 39 10 14 . 010 002 013— 7 - 002 012 23x—10 Blatz Hosts Raber Yesterday's Stars By The Associated Press HITTING—Lu Clinton, Boston, hit two homers, driving in four runs as Red Sox snapped a nine- game losing string with 5-4 edge over Minnesota. PITCHING-Chris Short, Philadelphia, beat San Francisco for first time in his four-year major league career, spacing eight hits, striking out eight and walking only one in 3-1 Phillies victory. Raber Packing of the Peoria Sunday Morning League will battle the Blatz Warriors Wednesday night at H. T. Custer Park with game time set at 7:45. Blatz, with several of the legion players added to the ball club as reinforcements, hope to beat the Peorians who they battled to a 12-12 tie in their last meeting. Raber is currently in second READ THE CLASSIFIEDS1 Sternberg Remains Stable SEATTLE (AP)—The condition of injured pole vaulter Brian Sternberg remains stable, doctors at University Hospital reported Monday. They said Sternberg's hospital course is as expected and they contemplated no further surgery on the 21-year-old athlete. Sternberg was paralyzed from the neck down July 2 when he fell while working out on a trampoline. He underwent an operation two weeks later to stabilize his neck vertebrae. Sternberg has remained on the critical list since the accident. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! place in the Peoria Sunday Morning League and just one game out of first. The Warriors are boasting a record of 13 wins, five losses and one tie. Leading hitter for the locals is Emil Hanson with a .470 mark. He is followed by George Shea with a .350, Mike Owens .350, and Lee Bevard .333. Chuck Schacht, legion mounds- man, or Dave Theilbert are prob­ able starters for the Wfarriors tomorrow night. Other Legion playersj who have joined the Warriors are Pat Prina, Mike Davis, FiSank Dexter and Jim Conners. PLEASANT TOMORROW Time to Imiulato WHITE'S PHONE 342-0819 BOWL League Opening for Our Fall 'Season Teams and Individuals Monday—-9 p.m.—Classic Doubles (375 Max. Avg.) Wednesday—-9 p.m.—Men's Handicap Friday—8:30 p.m.—Mixed Handicap 1576 N. Henderson 342-6171 Fight Results By United Press International NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (UPI) —Frankie Olivera, 159, New York, outpointed Larry Carney, 159, Lowell, Mass. (10); Norman Smith, 136, Washington, knocked out Jesse Noel, 139, New York (1). LAS VEGAS, Nev. (UPD- Luther Davis, niVa, Reno, Nev., drew with Al Swiderski, 170M>, Las Vegas (12). BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (UPD- Prince Rudy, 159Vi, Compton, Calif., outpointed Benny McCovey, 153, Phoenix, Ariz. (10). READ THE CLASSIFIEDSl for the 3 p.m. race will begin at 12:30 p.m. The race was named after the late Tony Bettenhausen, Tinley Park, 111., who was killed at Indianapolis during a practice run. Most of the 33 Indianapolis starters—at least those who drive on dirt tracks—are entered in this year's race. Included is Jim Hurtubise, North Tonawanda, N.Y., who has captured the state fair 100-miller the last two years. Murtubise will drive the Sterling Plumbing Special, the same car in which he won last year. Jones was second to Hurtubise last year. Other top-flight drivers include: Don Branson, Champaign - Urbana, who will team with Ward in two Leader Card Specials; Bobby Marshaman, Pottstown, Pa., who will drive the Lindsey Hopkins Special; Roger McCluskey, Tucson, Ariz., who will be behind the wheel of the Konstant Hot Special; Jim McElreath, Arlington, Tex., who will pilot the Bill Forbes Special, and Len Sutton, Portland, Ore., who was second to Ward in 1961 at Indianapolis. Prize money is expected to total about $20,000, since reserved and box seat tickets were increased 50 cents each. The winner will receive 25 per cent of the total purse. Reserved and box seats have been gone for weeks, but bleacher and infield standing room tickets may be purchased the day of the race. TIMBER VIEW LAKE NOW OPEN FRESH WATER, SWIMMING, SAND BEACH, REFRESHMENT STAND, PICNIC AREA OPEN DAILY 10 A.M. to Sunset — LIFEGUARD ON DUTY Located 1 mile North of Bushnell on Rt. 41 to sign. East on gravel road 1% mile. Look for sign. 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