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Goldstrand Wins Title At Cherokee " CHEROKEE 1* - Young Joel Goldstrand of Worthington, Minn., could look with pride Tuesday on his Sioux Valley Amateur golf title. In becoming the youngest per- i sen to win the championship in j the 23-year history of the tourna- j ment, the 17-year-old Mlnnesotafi | met the best in the field here to \ accomplish it. j Goldstrand wrested the title from two-time champion Don Webb of Newton on the 21st hole Monday after defeating defending champion Irv Sorensen of Sioux City 1 up in 20 in the semifinals, j Webb's Comeback Webb, four down after nine | holes, made a sensational come-: back and nearly beat his younger opponent on the first extra hole. The newton veteran won the 11th, 12th and 13th holes and evened the match on No. 18 by dropping a 50-foot approach shot for a birdie 3. On the 19th hole, Webb's second shot struck the pin and bounced aw8y. If it had gone in. Webb would have had his third Sioux Valley title. Goldstrand tapped in a one-footer on the 21st green after Webb's six-foot putt slipped past the cup. Webb reached the finals by edging Bob Astleford of Omaha 1 up in 20. Ford Back on Hill; Yanks Lead by Pair Kuemper Midgets Win by 29-1 Score The Kuemper Midgets baseball team took a lop-sided four-inning game from Coon Rapids on Monday night by a 29-1 score. Vernon "Lefty" Brincks hurled no-hit ball for the Kuemper team as the fledgling Knights completely subdued the Coon Rapids team. We Clean, Service fir Repair All Make* of FURNACES PRII ESTIMATES DIAL 3835 GIANNETTO Heating A Alr-Condltlonlng Authorized Lennox Dealer ALL WORK GUARANTEED By DON WEISS The Associated Press Whltey Ford's back and, while the New "York Yankees have yet to approach that anticipated American League runaway, it might be significant they reached their biggest lead of the season on the day the ace left-hander returned. Ford, AL leader last season in winning percentage (19-6 for .760) and earned run average f2.47> and an 83-29 lifetime pitcher, ended a six-week layoff caused by arm trouble Monday night and picked up a .victory in relief as the Yankees edged Baltimore 3-2 on Mickey Mantle's loth-inning homer. Coupled with Detroit's 5-2 defeat of the second-place Chicago White Sox, the triumph boosted the defending world champions into a two-game lead. In the National League, the trend of everyone winning a few and losing a few continued. Errors Help Cards St. Louis, capitalizing on four Milwaukee errors, defeated the first-place Braves 9-5 in one of three night games after second- place Cincinnati, half a game back had been stopped in the afternoon by the Chicago Cubs' Dick Drott 6-0. Brooklyn, behind Don Drysdale's five-hitter, blanked the New York Giants 3-0, and Philadelphia rallied for five runs in the eighth to end a five-game losing streak 5-4 over Pittsburgh. Kansas City's string of 11 losses ended with a 10-3 win over Cleveland, and Washington edged Boston 5-4 in other AL activity. 22nd for Mantle Mantle's home run, running the Yankee win streak to five, was his 22nd of the season and was hit off George Zuverink after Billy Gardner's two-out single had scored the tying run for the Orioles in the ninth. Ford worked two innings and allowed two hits and one run, giving" way to Bob Grim, who wrapped it up in the last of the 10th. Al Kaline and Charley Maxwell hit homers to help Jim Bunning win his ninth against two losses for Detroit. Jim Wilson lost it. Oust Wynn Early Kansas City scored five times in the first to rout Early Wynn, three on Tim Thompson's homer. Tom Gorman won in relief for the A's, as did Pete Ramos for the Senators against the Red Sox. Mike Fornieles was the Boston loser but his successor, Ike Delock. forced in the winning run Timet Herald, Carroll, Iowa Tuesday, July 2, 1957 with a bases-loaded walk to Bob Usher in the seventh. ' Five runs in the third inning, three of them made unearned by Milwaukee boots, gave the Cardinals control of the NL leaders and cut the grip between St. Louis ; and the top to U4 games. Del i Ennis drove In three runs arid ' Hal Smith two for the Cards, who overcame Milwaukee homers by Hank Aaron (24) and Wes Covington. Herm Wehmeier won his third while Bob Buhl (9-3) was the loser. Drott struck out eight and scattered four Redleg singles for his second shutout—and the Cubs' second—of the season. Joe Nux- Hail was the loser. Junior Gilliam's leadoff homer off Johnny Antonelli gave Brooklyn's Drysdale all the working margin he needed. The Pirate's Ron Kline led 4-0 on a three-hitter until the Phillies | rallied for their big five in the {eighth on four hits, including a l two-run single by Granny Hamner and a two-run double by Rip Re! pulski. Jim Hearn won it and Bob i Smith was the loser. Provizzi Spoils Frenchman's Bid NEW YORK W-Germinal Ballarin, a newly arrived Frenchman, intended to use Monday night's bout with Bob Provizzi merely as a warmup for an important July 19 meeting with Rory Calhoun. Instead, it may have cost him the Calhoun match. "We were all set to sign the papers," said International Boxing Club matchmaker Billy Brown today. "But now we're not so sure. That Provizzi is a spoiler." Provizzi, who fights out of Freehand, Pa., could have spoiled the fight completely had not the Frenchman chased him all around the ring and gained a unanimous —but close— decision. That the fight produced little j action was not Ballarin's fault, i He tried to show he was a punch- i er. | Referee Harry Ebbets gave it • to Ballarin 6-3-1. Judges Leo Birn- i baum and Bill Recht each had it 16-4. The Associated Press card had Ballarin ahead 7-3. Strikeout Binge- As Cub Pitchers Set New Records CHICAGO CT) - Chicago Cfjb pitchers are on a strikeout binge for which Manager Bob Scheffing has no explanation other than "some of these kids have real good stuff." One of the "kids" having real good stuff is Dick Drott, who celebrated his 21st birthday Monday with a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati "All Stars." Drott fanned eight Redlegs to give Cub pitchers a total of 35 in the last three games. In splitting a doubleheader with Brooklyn Sunday, Cub pitchers fanned 27 Dodgers to set a new major league doubleheader mark. For the season, the Cub staff has a total of 345 strikeouts. Drott, who has a 7-7 record and owns both of Chicago's shutout victories, leads the whiff parade with 86 and is second in the league to Jack Sariford of Philadelphia who has 88. Second to Drott ir strikeouts is Moe Drabowsky, another 21-year- old righthander. Moe has 60 but the phenomenal averages are held by Don Elston and Dick Littlefield, the only southpaw on the staff. Elston has fanned 34 in 37 innings and Littlefield has 28 in 31 innings. Reliefer Turk Lown has 23*in 43 innings and leads the league with a 1.80 earned run average. Braves Record 8th Little League Win The Braves took a commanding hold on first place in the Little League standings in Carroll with a 6-5 triumph over the Cubs here Monday. It was the eighth win in nine games for the league leaders. Dick Kelly paced the attack for the victors with four-fdr-four including a homer, two doubles and a single. Schleisman led the Cubs at the plate with three for four. Line Score: Braves 012 020 1—6 10 0 Cubs 201 110 0—5 9 2 Dick Kelly, Bernholtz and Hagedorn Feld, Schleisman and Frank WANER IS BETTER ALPINE, Tex. iff) — .The news was good today about Paul Waner, major league immortal, who has been hospitalized here with pneumonia. Waner, who was placed in baseball's Hall of Fame because of his batting feats, was reported recovering and should be out of the hospital in three _days. Get Better Roads and Save Money with Safety with Comfort t jfYnftrfttfi Next time y° u take 4 tr *P> treat youwelf to a smooth, comfortable ride on the nearest modem concrete highway or toll road. No spring break-up. No washboard ripples. Skid resistant* wet or dry. Top visibility at night. Low Cost ' v Concrete roads cost no more than others designed for the same traffic. Toll rbad commissions and highway departments have records to prove this* Lowest Upkeep Concrete roads last longer and require far less maintenance than flexible pavements. This big saving in maintenance is exceed* ingly important because the Federal Government pays 90% of the initial cost of the Interstate System but Iowa taxpayers must pay for all future maintenance, Bill Evans on Carrol [ h Roster League Cuts Wayne Paige By 5-1 Vote Strict interpretation of the league rules cost the Carroll Merchants the services of former Carroll resident Wayne Paige as Central State League directors voted he is ineligible at at a league meeting here Monday night. Paige, a former pitcher for the Carroll entry in the Iowa State League, is a student at Buena Vista College in Storm Lake. He and his family were off -season residents of Carroll during his Iowa State League career prior to matriculation at Buena Vista. However, his parents still reside at Dike, la., and according to league rules, on a 5-1 vote, that town is his baseball address. Grace Periods" Carrol] was given a two-week period to find a replacement for Paige on the 15-player roster. A similar grace period was giv> en to Manning to find a replace ment for catcher Roger Volstedt who leaves this week for service. Knights Added Two members of the Kuemper High School baseball team were listed on the Carroll roster under league provisions that enable teams to carry three high school players in addition to the 15 on the regular roster. The Knights chosen by the Merchants were Jim Short, a utility player, and Dave Tiggcs, an infielder. The name of a veteran semi-pro campaigner, Bill Evans, was added td the Carroll roster. In seven seasons in the Iowa State League, Evans compiled an enviable .312 batting average. Evan's Averages In 1949 Evans led the league with a .372 average. In 1950 he hit .309; in 1951 it was .295; in 1952 he tapered off to .223; in 1953 he soared to a commendable .369; in 1954 the mark was .311 and in 1955 he hit at a .316 clip. Another player expected to see more action with the Merchants is Jack Taylor, the Iowa State College star. In one game this year he hit at a .500 mark for the Merchants. Carroll Raster The Carroll roster includes: Bob Rothmeyer, c; Bill Burgees, lb; Ray Blankenship. 2b; Rich Bengfort, ss; Bob Simpson, 3b; Cletus Heinrich, If; Sammy Long, cf; Bill Evans, of; Ron Hested, of; Mai Brinker, util; Jack Taylor, infield; Frank Beck, p; Rollie Niehaus, p; Don Burgess, p; and a replacement for Wayne Paige, p. High schoolers are Dave Tigges and Jim Short. In other league action, plans for an All-Star game were vetoed. It also was voted to give consideration to tentative plans for a benefit dance in the fall. TODAY'S BASEBALL By. The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. GB Milwaukee 42 30 .583 Cincinnati 42 31 .575 St. Louis 39 30 . 565 Brooklyn 38 32 .543 These are the roads we're talking about) roads on the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways. And concrete is also best for all primary roads. Ample cement is available for all highway needs Hawkeye Marquette HUB BEL I B U I LD j N G ( t M L N I I [) M V A N Y PES MO 1 N E $ 9,, IOWA Philadelphia 37 33 .529 New York 35 37 .486 Chicago 23 41 .359 15 Pittsburgh 25 47' .347 17 Tuesday Schedule Cincinnati at Chicago Brooklyn at New York (N) Milwaukee at St. Louis (N) (Only games scheduled) Monday Results Chicago 6, Cincinnati 0 St. Louis 9, Milwaukee S Brooklyn 3, New York 0 Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 4 Wednesday Schedule St. Louis at Chicago Milwaukee at Cincinnati (N) (Only games scheduled) 1*4 3 4 7 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B New York Chicago Cleveland Boston Detroit Baltimore 45 43 37 38 36 34 26 25 25 27 33 34 35 36 44 50 .643 .614 .529 .528 .507 .486 .371 .333 2 8 8 9V4 11 19 22M) Kansas City Washington Tuesday Schedule Chicago at Detroit Washington at Boston New, York at Baltimore (Only games scheduled) Monday Results Detroit 5, Chicago 2 New York 3, Baltimore 2 (10 innings) Washington 5, Boston 4 Kansas City 10, Cleveland 3 Wednesday Schedule Detroit at Cleveland Boston at New York Chicago at Kansas City Washington at Baltimore (N) ; Diver Warren Frischmann and breaststroker Jon Buzzard won Eastern Intercollegiate titles for Syracuse last winter. MOVING Loco! snd Notion Wide Storage ~ Crating — Peeking" Ph.D«Y2M0 Ph, Night 2611 Carroll, Iowa John Vondtrhoidtn „ Mevin.9 Agent* far MerttV Amarlcen Vati Una*, In*. Individual Averages Of Carroll Merchants BATTING Long, Sam Burgess, Bill Blankenship, R. Heinrich, C. Simpson, Bob ._ Bengfort, R. Brinker, Mai Hested. Ron : Burgess, Don _ Beck, Frank Rothmeyer, Bob TOTALS _ AB R H RBI 2BH SBH HR SB _ 32 10 *ri4 10 3. 0 2 5 ... 21 3 / 6 2 A 0 6 0 3 .. 31 4 Iff 6 3 0 6 0 2 .'32 7 10 4 1 0 0 3 . 35 6 10 10 2 l 1 0 29 7 8 5 1 i 0 1 _ 15 • 4 4 0 0. 0 0 1 .. 23 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 ... 12 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 ... 26 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 262 52 76 50 12 3 15 .438 1429 .323 .313 .286 .276 .267 J74 .166 .166 .154 15 .290 PITCHING Burgess, Don _. Beck, F?ank Niehaus,- RoUie* W h tNX. RTJKS HITS BB SO -4 2 44 23 35 13 51 .1 0 13 10 14' 5 13 0 ^0 1 0 0 0 1 Hand-Made Bambcro Poles Fade from Fishing Scene By DION HENDERSON Associated Press Staff Writer Yes, Junior, once upon a time they made the best fish poles out of wood. In fact, many a man whose memory goes back beyond the era of super plastics will tell you that they still do. A handful of the legendary craftsmen are still in business. Oh, the engineers can show you with a slide rule how a modern mass-produced rod of synthetic resins or glassfibre can do anything that the old hand-made bamboos did, for one-fourth or less of the cost. But a slide rule has no tender heart, no appreciation for- the arts. And a custom crafted split bamboo fly rod, Junior, was and is as much a work of art as a piece of fishing tackle. Five Still Alive Of the great names of the tradition-hallowed craft, only five at least are still active, comparatively speaking: The Charles F. Orvis Co. of Manchester, Vt., the H. L. Leonard Co., Andrew Kull of Lake Mills, Wis., E. F. Payne of Highland Mills, N. Y., and the Thomas Rod Co. Altogether, these five make perhaps 4,000 rods a year. Expensive With some 22 million fishermen around, this means that precious few of them stand much chance of ever seeing a real live Leonard or a Kull bamboo in action, to say nothing of owning one. Owning one involves the expenditure of up to about $200. Many of the best bamboos were built to order, to fit the physique, desires and even disposition of its prospective owner..The production of such instruments doesn't lend itself to mass techniques. ' Came from China And anyway, the supply of Tonkin cane, without which many of the* old craftsmen wouldn't toueh plane to wood, has- virtually, disappeared as far as the Western world is concerned. It grew only in a small area near Canton, China. Some of the rodmakers managed to round up a supply but after that's gone? Well, don't be mean to that uncle who lost ail his money in a domino game. He might still leave you a fish pole. Holiday Softball Games at Manning MANNING' - Manning's city softball league Is sponsoring two ! games and a fireworks display at I the local ball diamond on Thurs- I day evening, July 4. I The Midget league will play a | baseball game at 6:00. followed | by a softball game between the ; Manning All-Stars and the Irwin ! club. Mitst Think On British Golf Courses By STERLING SLAPPEY ST. ANDREWS, Scotland W It takes more brains to play golf in the British Isles than in the United'States, Joe Carr, of Dublin, a veteran of the game on both sides of the Atlantic, said. Golf over here is more changeable, more varied, while gq ]i in the United States is very much the satne every day on every course," he said. . "You have to know more different shots, understand different conditions and have the ability to change." There was partial agreement from Cary Middlecoff, playing at St. Andrews in his first try at winning the British Open title to go along with the U.S. national titles he won in 1949 and 1956 and the Masters in 1955. Extravagant 75 Middlecoff had just taken an extravagant 75 strokes Monday over the par-71 St. Andrews New Course and much of his trouble came from unadaptabilities. "At home you have a background to line up an approach shot with," Middlecoff said. "Maybe it» 1 is a tree or just a bush. Here— oh no. It is flat. No avenue of trees or landmarks. You look away for a moment and then try to get lined up again. "You have to find out all over just where you are." Bernard Hunt got a 66 and two others 67s on the New Course Monday but Norman Sutton's 68 (>was considered the best since he played the Old Course, considered about four strokes harder. Better Than Thomson Sutton's score was three strokes better than that of Australia's Peter Thomson, seeking his fourth straight title. Four players in the 10-maa American delegation beat Middlecoff. Frank Stranahan, Toledo, Ohio, had a 71 on the New Course. Gene Andrews, former Public Links champion from Pacific Palisades, Calif., put together a 72 on the Old Course. Frank D. Keck, Air Force lieutenant from Champaign, 111., had a 73 and pro Roger Peacock of Silver Spring, Md„ a 74 on the Old Course. Al Jamison, Quantico, Va., pro, * matched Middlecoff's 75 on the New Course. ART ANDREWS ADVANCES CINCINNATI. Ohio UPU -Art Andrews and Bob Potthast, Univer- siry*of Iowa tennis players, moved into the second round Tuesday in the 58th Tri-State tournament. Andrews of Iowa City defeated Rowland Hopple of Cincinnati 64, 6-3 in the first round Monday. Potthast of Waukesha, Wis., eliminated Doug Brashrum of Houston, Tex., 6-2, 6-4. IN SEMIFINAL ROUND OMAHA w -i Don Middlebrook and Doris Popple, both of Daa Moines, advanced to the semifinals Tuesday in the Midwest Open Tennis Tournament. Middlebrook, unseeded in the men's singles, upset top-rated Bar! ry Walraven of Oklahoma City 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in Monday's quarterfinals. Popple defeated Pat Landis of Omaha 6-2, 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the women's singles. To help you get the best performance from today's higher powered, higher compression motors... 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