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July 4th Tradition Dictates By DON WEISS 1 The Associated Eress ItTI be a Yankee-Redleg World Series — and look out for flying glass—if baseball's Independence Day tradition holds up in '57. Tradition says the teams leading the pennant races on July 4 meet in the Series about six times out of 10. The Yanks, who make If a habit, passed the July 4 milestone three games in front of the Chicago White Sox, a half game less than their AL lead a year ago When they won by nine. It's the 22nd time the Yankees have been the July 4 leader in the modern era and only four times have they been dislodged in the second half of play. Shaky Redleg Lead • Cincinnati's lead is shaky at best. The Redlegs are half a game and four percentage points up on St. Louis, half a game and six points up on Milwaukee, 2% in front of Brooklyn and 3 up on Philadelphia. The margin between first and fifth in tlje NL was clipped by 1% games in Thursday's big holiday program as Milwaukee bat­ tered the Redlegs 10-7 in a single game and the other four contenders moved up. St. Louis edged Chicago 4-3 after the Cubs' two-run rally in the ninth had won the opener 7-6. Brooklyn won its second game 8-2 from Pittsburgh after losing the first 5-1. The Phillies showed a 1V4 gain, sweeping New York 2-1 and 6-2. White Sox Split In the AL, three double-headers were split. The Yanks won 4-1 after losing to Boston 3-2 on Mickey Vernon's two-out, two-run pinch homer in the ninth. Chicago Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa Friday, July 5, 1957 " thrashed Kansas City 8-3 after the A's rallied for five in the ninth for a 5-4 first-game victory. Cleveland stopped Detroit 3-1 on Early Wynn's three-hitter, then lost 4-3. Baltimore won a single game, 3-2 over Washington in 11 innings. Singles by Bill Brutoh and Red Schoendienst drove in the tying and winning runs in a four-run Milwaukee eighth, costing Redleg reliever Bud Freeman • his first loss. Hank Aaron helped Gene Conley win with his 26th homer, two doubles and three RBIs; George Crowe drove inlix for Cincinnati with five hits, including his 17th and 18th homers. Pinch Hits ICip Cards Chicago edged the Cards on ninth-inning pinch hits* by Bob Speake and Jim Bolger in the opener but Sam .Jones saved the nightcap for St. Louis, pitching a six-hither and driving in the deciding run. A double and homer raised Stan Musial's career extra- base total to 1,133, fourth on the all-time list.. Charlie Neal and Duke Snider in combined for five RBI behind Don Newcombe for the Dodgers after the Pirates' Bob Friend had seven-hit the Brooklyns in the first game. Bob Purkey lost to Newcombe. Left-handers H a r v ey Haddix, winning his seventh, and Curt Simmons, now 8-4, did the job for the Phils although Simmons needed help from Dick Farrell in the ninth after a two-hit show for eight innings. Rip Repulski's 11th homer decided it for Haddix over Ruben Gomez and Joe Lonnett hit his first major league homer in the nightcap. Yank Streak End* Vernon's pelmatic homer off Yankee tjblleyer -Bob Grim follow^" Frank Malzone's single and, giving Da've Sisler his fifth straight over New York in two years, ended the Yanks' win streak at seven., Don Larsen's five-hitter controlled the second game. / ^ Chicago blasted Ned Oarver and four successors fof IS hits in a romp for Bob Keegan in the nightcap with the A's, who got the winning run in the surprise first-game finish on Joe *DeMaestri's dash home from first on a slowly handled single by Gus Zernial. Rocky eolavito 's. three-run hon> er beat Detroit, for Wynn 's nth but singles by Frank Boiling and Charlie Maxwell and Al Kaline 's double produced two eighth-inning runs that won the second game for Detroit. Ken Lehman won over Truman Clevenger, both in relief, in the. Baltimore-Washington single. Jim Busby's RBI doubte in the ninth tied the score at 2-2 and Busby scored the winner for the Orioles on Jim Brideweser's single in the nth. Rock Creek Fast Growing As State Pork IOWA BECKONS-No. 16- NEWTON UB—An hour's drive from the State Capitol Building in Des Moines will bring tourists and visitors to the largest artificial lake in Iowa. It is Rock Creek Lake located in Jasper County a few miles northeast of Kellogg off Highway 6- 640 Acres of Water Dedicated in 1952 and containing 640 acres of water, it is one of the fastest developing state parks in Iowa. Along its 15 miles of shoreline cabins, elaborate sum mer homes, and docks dot the water's edge. The lake is the largest in the United States developed primarily *for recreational purposes. A dip of the fishing line will go a long way in proving to visitors that this lake will not take a back seat when it com setogna inng.Pa seat when it comes to angling. Pan fishing is excellent. Two pound bullheads are common as well as heavier bass. The north end of the park is a haven for hunters Abjowidfagfa^^ Niehaus Sparks Carroll Bid to Regain Loop Lead ROCK CREEK LAKE . . . This is view of Rock Creek Lake State Park in Jasper County east of Newton. The 640-acres of water makes Rock Creek Lake the largest artificial lake in Iowa. rOOT -SO -PORT SHOE CONSTRUCTION AND VI RELATION TO CENTER UMf OF BODY WEIGHT Man's Servle* Shoe AAA to EES SIM to,15 ladles' Service Oxfordi , AAA to EEC Sim to 14 HASS SHOE SERVICE Po*t-5©-Port Shoes Only MANNING, IOWA terfowl, and rabbits which may be taken in season. S Boating Docks! Although the area is still in its Infancy, five boating docks have already been built. Boats, motors, bait, and refreshments are available at lakeside. Nearly ready for use is a beach where folks can absorb Iowa's sun and swim as well. Because of the heavy rains so far this year, the water level of the lake is at its highest mark since May of 1955, the date the lake was opened for fishing. Jasper County, although somewhat lacking in historical landmarks, provides a scenic drive through lush farm land. The country side provides, unique patterns of farming. Jasper County boasts of more acres of strip cropping than any other "county* in Iowa. Conservation practices at their best are readily discerned by the expert eye and for this reason it was selected as the site for the National Field Days and Plowing Matches- of 1S56 which attracted both presidential candidates and 200,000 people. Washing Machine Capital For those interested in industry, particularly the manufacture of washing machines, Newton, the county seat, is the place to stop. Know as the washing machine capital of the world, Newton is the home of the famous Maytag washer produced in two huge factories. The plant which manufactures the automatic "washers covers 106 acres and is known throughout the country as the most modern of the industry. Daily plant tours are available. Des Moines Loses NCAA Tourney COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. <WI —Des Moines lost out in an effort to bring championship rounds of the 1958 National Collegiate basketball playoffs to the Iowa capital city. The NCAA basketball tournament committee voted Thursday to recommend that regional playoffs be held at Lawrence, Kan., Charlotte, N.C. and San Francisco and that the finals be at Louisville, Ky. DRINKS PAINT CLEANER DES MOINES 1*1 - DarreU D. Booth was painting his" living room Thursday when his son, Michael, 2Vk, decided to take a drink of his paint cleaner. Michael was treated at a hospital and was reported Friday to be "feeling fine." Harvard first played baseball in 1866. from dale barton's KEYBOARD j GOLF TOURNEYS: Area golfers will be able to take their choice of two fine tournaments July 14, according to information forwarded from Lake City and Fort Dodge. The third annual tournament sponsored by the Lake City American Legion Post will get underway at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 14. Nine-hole qualifying scores are required for the 18-hole medal play. Out-of-town golfers have until 9 a.m. on the day of the tournament to turn in qualifying scores while local golfers must have the scores in by July 13. A two-day amateur tournament is scheduled at the Fort Dodge Country Club on July, 13 and 14. The championship flight will consist of 54 holes and other flights will play 36 holes. All qualifying rounds must be played on. July 13. * * * SQFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Eight area teams will meet in the second district softball tournament at Dedham on Monday, OONT BUY ANY CAS B6FOK YOU MtVE A CHEW ... ITS BEST SHOWROOM IS THE ROAD. Baaoty h nofon-CfMvwM M Mr Sport Swkw wMi Body bf Mw> Here's why Chevy's best showoom is the road! Becanee Chevrolet's sleek good looks, its advanced features, are only part at the story. The bis bopas » fes remarkable voodo~ b&fyt the crisp precision handling that has posted an entirely new standard for cars is every price class. There are reasons for this, of course; Chevrolet's balanced mtiiete dtstiibution t&at takes excessive loads off the front wheels, the wide stance of outrigger, rear springs, Ball-Race steering, spherical-joint front suspension. Sure, you can admke the sculptured linesin the showroom. But Chevy's a car specifically designed for beautiful motion—you have to trawl in this one to know just how terrific it is. Try it, this weekl ClUYltOLM MORE PEOPLE DRIVE CHEVROLET'S THAN ANY OTHER CAR (My fcaoebfeed Chevrolet dealers JS ^Qjgj^ dupity this fanoo* trademark Your Locql Authorized Chevrolet Dealer k\ is* A IK Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights of next week, Don Plet- chette announced. The tournament will be a single elimination affair with the winner and runner-up going to the state meet at Boone on Aug. 11, he said. On Monday, Roselle plays Irwin at 7:45 p. m. and Panora takes on Perry at 9 p.m. On Tuesday, Gray plays Bagley at 7:45 p.m. and. Dedham meets Lanesboro at 9 p.m. Semi - finals are scheduled Thursday and the final game will be Friday at 8:30 p.m. Assigned officials include Plet- chette, district commissioner; Albert Greteman, umpire in chief; John Kitt, Clayton Stang' and William P. Minnich, umpires. Boyson and Gaston Advance in Tourney DES MOINES <#—Championship fields hegan to take form Friday in the junior divisions of the Hawkeye Open Tennis tournament. Most of the seeded stars in the Midwest tournament completed at Omaha were scheduled for late starts in the Iowa meet. Bob Boyson, Cedar Rapids and Joe Gaston, Burlington, seeded junior boys star, advanced to the third round of the singles Thursday, opening day of the tourney, without losing a game to rivals. Gaston, spring champion of the state high school singles, ousted John Grigg of Cedar Rapids. Boyson, recent winner of the state Jaycee Junior Boys meet, eliminated Vitold Bems of Des Moines. In opening games 55 matches were played. Doubles competition was scheduled in all divisions Friday. MOVING Local and Nation Wide Storage — Crating — Packing Ph. Day 2540 Ph. Night 2618 Carroll, Iowa John Vanderheiden Moving Agenti for North American Van Unas Inc. Manning Is 10-2 Victim On 8-Hitter A route-going pitching performance by Rollie Niehaus on a 10-2 win over Manning here Wednesday night strengthened Carroll's bid to overhaul Coon Rapids in the Central State League pennant chase. The victory left the Merchants just half a game behind the league leaders and shoved Manning to within half a game of cellar-dwelling Breda. The odds are with the front runners in Sunday's upcoming games as Carroll goes to Breda while Coon Rapids will be host to Manning. Third place Audubon will entertain fourth place Churdan. 7 Scoreless Frames Niehaus, a strong-armed hurler from Creighton University, pitched seven scoreless innings against Manning before the visitors broke through to score a pair of runs in the eighth. The former Kuemper star gave up only eight hits, struck out seven and walked four in posting his first win of the season against 'no losses. "Rollie's performance means we've got another starter," said Manager Don Burgess. Beck on Sunday The Carroll pilot then named Frank Beck, who has a victory to his credit, as the starting pitcher at Breda on Sunday night. With league-leading Coon Rapids due in Carroll next Wednesday night, the Merchant staff should be ready for the encounter. Burgess is well rested and Niehaus will have had a full week's rest. In the Manning game, Carroll hung the loss on Roger Ohde with four runs in the first five innings. The Merchants then took picks on relief hurler Wingrove with three- run clusters in the seventh and eighth innings. Carroll scored in the second without benefit, of a hit; when a walk- and a pair of errors let Rich Bengfort scoot home with a run. 3rd Homer for Long Sammy Long bombed his third homer of the year in the, third with Ray Blankenship aboard to pad the margin. In the fifth, a double by Cletus Heinrichs and a single by Bengfort tallied another marker. In the seventh, a single by Heinrichs, double by Blankenship, single by Long and subsequent error in center and a single by Bengfort accounted for three Car roll runs. Another heartening aspect of the game was the emergence of a strong replacement player in Jim Short, Kuemper High School star. Jim Short Delivers Short came to the plate in the eighth with one run home, base runners at second and third and two away. He blasted a smash into right center field to plate Simpson and Heinrichs with the final Carroll runs; In addition to his prowess at the plate, Short performed flawlessly in the field as he took over at first base and snared a shallow foul pop off the bat of Vernon Wagner for the second out in the top of the ninth. 5-Hit Splurge Manning's runs came in the eighth on a five-hit splurge. Wingrove led off with a single. That was. followed by Rostermundt's base knock. Grundmeier lived on IP A DELIVERYMAN falls on your property, if your dog bites a neighbor, if your youngster's baseball strikes a-friend, if a guest stumbles on a toy . . . a liability claim could ruin your future. Why take a chance when insurance is so. inexpensive. SQS US! GENERAL INSURANCE LOUIS M. GNAM K. C. Building (arrtll, Iowa Locfp Standings Coon' Rapids 6 Carroll 6 Audubon 3 Churdan - 3 Manning 2 Breda 1 L 1 2 3 5 5 5 Pet. .857 .750 .500 .375 .286 .167 GB 4 4* Wednesday's Game: Carroll 10, Manning 2. , Sunday's Games: Carroll at Breda Manning at Coon Rapids Churdan at Audubon a fielder's choice as Wingrove was forced at third. Lucas doubled two runners home but was out at third on a flip from Heinrichs tc Sammy Long and a clothes-line throw by Long to Simpson. Volstedt and Ohde kept the rally alive with successive singles, but Scheuble grounded back to the mound to get Niehaus off the ropes. Box Scores MANNING Horbach, Sb Wingrove, -p Rostermundt, lb Ramsey, 2b Grurtdmeler, cf _ Lucas, ss Volstedt, c •._ Ohde, p, 3b Schoeppner, If „ Scheuble, If Irlmeier, rr Wagner, cf a) Haskins TOTALS AB R H TO A 2 1 3 - 4 - 1 - 3 . A' . 4 - 2 . 2 -4 - 3 _ 0 -33 S 24 12 a) Walked for Wingrove in 9th. CARROLL Simpson, 3b Heinrichs, if ....... Blankenship, 2b Short, lb Long, cf AB R H PO A Bengfort, ss Brinker, lb, 2b , Hested, rf Rothmeyer, c „ Niehaus, p iii.„ TOTALS. 5 5 4 ~ 4 2 _ 4 4 4 4 -.....^37 10 11 27 12 Manning OOO 000 020—2 8 6 Carroll 012 010 33 —10 11 2 Errors — Ramsey 3, Lucas, Vol­ stedt, Wagner, Simpson 2: runs batted in—Lucas 2, Short 2, Long 3, Bengfort 2. Blankenship, Rothmeyer; two base hits—Lucas, Heinrichs, Blankenship; home runs — Long; stolen bases,— Rostermundt, Wagner, Bengfort; sacrifices—Horbach: men left on bases—Manning 10, Carroll 6; base on balls—Ohde 1, Niehaus 4; strikeouts—Ohde 7. Wingrove 2, Niehaus 7; hits off pitcher—Ohde 3, Wingrove 8; runs— Ohde 4, Wingrove 6; hit by pitcher —Bengfort; winning pitcher — Niehaus; losing pitcher —Ohde; umpires—Hanson and Phillips; time— 5 :17. STEAL OAK FLOORING DES MOINES Wl - Police are looking, for thieves who carted away 1,101 board feet of oak flooring from a construction site during the ..holiday. The lumber belonged to the JIM Construction Co. Latin baseball players have led the American League in stolen bases in five of the last six years —Minnie Minoso three times and Jim Rivera and Luis Aparaclo once. Less Dread Of Williams By Pitchers By JOE REICHLER NEW YORK m - Ted Williams, despite his lofty batting average, is finally beginning to show his years. The Boston Red Sox slugger, generally regarded as baseball's best hitter during the past two decades, is not as feared by opposing pitchers as he used to be. "Something tells me I shouldn't say this," a New York Yankee pitcher remarked "because it would be just like the big son-of- a-gun to make me eat my words before the day is over. But if you ask me I think Ted has lost something. Lost Snap in Swing "Sure he's still a great hitter, but he doesn't seem to have that old snap in his swing any more. At least he hasn't shown me that old buggy-whip swing of his. I think he knows it too. He doesn't appear to be as confident at the plate as he used to be. He takes more good pitches now and he even swings at some bad ones too. He doesn't seem to be too sure of himself. "Maybe I'm wrong about him but I feel more confident when I'm pitching against him now than ever before. At least I don't get a nervous feeling any more when he strides up to the plate. There was a time when I'd be happy to settle for a single or double. Now I feel I've got a 50-50 chanca against him." . Curbed by Shantz Williams, 38, did not distinguish himself at the plate as the Yankees and Red Sox divided their holiday double-header. He drew a walk in the first game, but failed to hit the ball out of the infield in his three other turns at bat against Bobby Shantz. Boston won 3-2. Obviously tired, Ted was given a rest in the second game but he turned up as a pinch hitter in the fifth against Don Larsen and went out on a high pop foul. The Yankees won 4-1.' Williams told friends during spring training that: "I'll be satisfied if I can hit .330, with about 30 home runs and 100 runs batted in this year. If I can't do that I'll know it's time to quit," Ted currently is hitting .349, one point above his lifetime mark, with 20 home runs and 44 runs- batted-in. At this rate he should easily realize two of his goals and approach the other. Bill Hartack has ridden in two Kentucky Derbys. He won the 1957 running with Iron Liege and was second in 1956 with Fabius. Dont Take It for Granted! moss • WRITTEN BY FKANO'S SCOTT KSV fN /8/4, tTWASNT- DESIGNATED TV& US. . NATlONfiL ANTHeW BY OQHGQeGS UNTIL mi! IN TUNE WITH TUe TR.BNO TOWAQO BBTTBR, PU$LIC fiefcAT /PNft tNOUQTG. I AL, ffI «9MS ^PT peQPLS. MOft 'e /vewspAPere PUBLICMCMMTjONi us. NewsPAPeee PUBU6N MOGQ TMAN 30O,OOC} OOO tNWIOUMl |OAs $/*veo AOS fiv/sev 'VEAfc... ROCGWCV < TWO ty$-6V&9f MAN, WOMAN AND CW/LO IN THE HA$IQN! OQW

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