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Monday, June 20, 1960
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i&LUGKAPH Johansson Defends Title Tonight Powerful Right Goes For Champ By MARTY BLAKE NEW YORK, N, Y. (Special)It's all over but the actual fight tonight at 9:30 (CDT) at the Polo Grounds. The year-long ballyhoo, the slanHers, the behind-the-scenes shennigan* and the scandals that came out of the first bout promotion anil'promoters are behind. Now, it's up to the two men, Ingemar Johansson, the Incumbent, and Floyd Patterson, In the unfamiliar role of the challenger. Johansson wound up training Wednesday, a bit early for a fighter with such a prize as the heavyweight championship of the world but the history of the Splendid Swede indicates he knows best how to condition himself. Different Training The Swede's training procedure has been different from that of a year ago. The flying trips to New York have been all but eliminated and although there still was a casual air about his camp at Grossinger's, it is obvious that he's aware of the mantle he wears. He's done more with the heavy weight crown In one short year than Patterson had ever done with it. As a champion, he indulged in his love ot flying, speed boating, racing or driving. He's traveled all over the world, boxed exhibitions for the UN troops on the Gaza Strip, made TV interviews in just about every part of the globe and appeared in a movie. In short, the works. / It's been a thrill-packed year for him, hardly like the monastic life Patterson plied for himself when he held the crown. A year ago, few experts would even concede him a slight chance to upset Floyd. But, things have changed. He's the odds-on favorite among the writers. And, even though the odds are 6-5 and pick 'em, only a few staunch Patterson supporters are in evidence. And these are "long shot" players who constantly stake the underdog. Make no mistake, Patterson is definitely the underdog in this one. For one thing, the Swede has proved he can punch. And this time he has made no effort to conceal his right hand. He consistently tossed it in workouts and with venom. Both fighters are in perfect physical condition although a Jamaica, N. Y. physician, Dr. Herbert Salzberg, commuted daily to Igo's camp to treat the champ for a muscle sprain in the lower left lombar area of the back. But Ingo insists the back no longer pains him and Dr. Salzberg is satisfied with his condition. Dr. Alexander Schiff of the New York State Athletic Commission concurred in a pre-fight examination Saturday and virtually picked Johansson to win. Crowd Unsure Oddly enough, there's been no in formation forthcoming about hov the fight will draw. Even the flo tilla of press agents that have mi grated down from the two train ing camps are mum on the pros pective gate. And they include Joe Louis and Barney Ross, a couple o fair fighters of an era long ago Patterson has been virtually recluse, hibernating in Newtoi Conn., for the past seven months He has been cordial but aloof fo most members of the hordes o press-ra,dio-TV people who hav flocked here from the four corner of the world to cover the fight. Anc there are those that get the im presslon that he hasn't recoverec from the first outing with th Swede. He's also been training with th guidance of his personal Svengah Gus D'Amato, who has been barred from participating in the light by the New York Commission. But D'Amato will be at ringside to watch hib charge in action. It's unlikely Patterson will change much from his peek-a-boo style, once so successful. He's the faster of the two and admittedly the lighter hitter. But as Joe Louis so once adequately said, "He can run but he can't hide." Few think Patterson can hide long enough to regain his crown. Ninety-six women golfers teed off In quest of the 27th Annual Illinois Women's State Amateur Golf title at Lockhaven Country Club this morning. The field is p*ced by Miss Lois Drafke, LaGrange, defending champion, who is shooting for her fourth state title. Three other former winners are also entered. Mrs. Clyde Webb, Murphysboro, who is going into today's action with a three handicap, won the first LONG WAY FROM HOLLYWOOD Dale Robertson, TV star of Tales of Wells Fargo, paid a visit to Lockhaven Country Club Saturday and got a few pointers on golf from some of the golfers entered in the women's* Illinois State Amateur Tournament. Miss Bar* bara Beuckman of Belleville shows Rob- ertson the proper way to tee off. At the left is Mrs. Barbara McNutt of Springfield and at right is Miss Nancy Lundstrom of Springfield. Robertson ap- l>eared over the weekend at a rodeo in the East St. Louis area.—Staff Photo. Yankees Sweep Chisox Series, Ready to Move By JOB REICHLER Associated Press Sports Writer Nobody is predicting a New York pennant this early in the race but even the most rabid anti- Yankee rooters must admit that Casey Stengel is doing a "tree- mendus" job of managing this /ear, to use the Ol' Perfessor's avorite word. Jim Coates, whose mere presence on the mound seems to inspire the Yankee hitters, turned in his eighth victory without a defeat as his mates shelled Buck Shaw with four runs in the fifth and bombarded reliever Dick Donovan with three more in the sixth of the opener. The Ian right- hander has a two-year winning While younger and more agile i streak of 12 games. ield leaders are getting the axe, the 70-year-old reformed dentist s perhaps doing his best job of masterminding in his 13 years at the Yankee helm. And don't for;et he's won nine New York flags. Today he has his team on top of the heap, three percentage Baltimore, after eading the Yankees to a pair of '-5 and 5-3 victories over the Chicago White Sox Sunday. The twin triumphs gave the Yankees a run of seven straight over the defend- ng champions and 11 victories in 12 games since Stengel left a sick d to resume charge. The Yankees needed those two victories to stay in front because Baltimore got shutout pitching from Hoyt Wilhelm and Milt Pappas to defeat Detroit twice, 2-0 and 1-0. Boston's last-place Red Sox stunned Cleveland with a 7-1 and 3-2 sweep of their doubleheader and Washington made it three straight over Kansas City 6-5. Johnny James, a relief pitcher, was credited with the second victory. Mickey Mantle's sixth-inning triple drove in the tying run and Roger Maris' single scored the Yankee center fielder with what proved to be the deciding tally before 48,139, largest Comiskey Stadium crowd since July 14, 1957. Minnie Minoso's two homers went to waste. Wilhelm and Pappas handcuffed the Tigers to five singles. Hoyt allowed only two in the opener to win his fourth game and Pappas gave up three to notch his fifth. Homers by rookios Jim Gentile and Ronnie Hanson spelled defeat for Jim Bunning. Brooks Robinson's sacrifice fly following singles by Walt Dropo and Gus Tri andos in the ninth, ruined Don Mossi in the nightcap. Ted Williams boomed his ninth homer of the season and 501st ol his career, with two on, to provide the big blow in Boston's first game triumph over Cleveland, j Bill Monbouqufttp, with a four- Hand Wins City Title Women Tee Off In State Tourney By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League W. L. Pet. G.B. New York 33 22 .600 % X-Baltimore 37 25 .597 — Cleveland 30 25 .545 3V4 Detroit 29 27 .518 5 Chicago 30 29 .508 5'/i Washington 25 30 .455 8'/g Kansas City 23 35 .397 12 Boston 21 35 .375 13 | X-Games behind figured from Baltimore won-lost record. Sunday Results New York 7-5, Chicago 5-3 Baltimore 2-1, Detroit 0-0 Boston 7-3, Cleveland 1-2 Washington 6, Kansas City 5 Monday Games Boston at Kansas City (N) Only game scheduled Tuesday Games Boston at Kansas vcity (N) Baltimore at Chicago (N) New York at Detroit (N) Washington at Cleveland (N) Saturday Results Washington 7, Kansas City 2 New York 12, Chicago 5 Detroit 5, Baltimore 3 Cleveland 2, Boston 1 National League W. L. Pet. G.B. tournament In 1934. Other former champions include Miss Barbara Slobe, Waukegan, who won the title In 1958 and Mrs. M. Paul Dommers, Belvedere, who took top honors In 1957. Two Belleville entries are considered to have a good shot at the title. Miss Doris Phillips and Miss Barbara Beuckman represent top golfers from St. Clair Country Club. Nineteen women from the Alton area are also entered in the meet. The 18-hole qualifying round today determines the flights for the tournament. The 32 low scorers go into the championship flight and the rest will be broken down into other flights in groups of 16. . Tuesday will be the start of| match play with 18 holes on tap for each of the flight. Another 18-hole round will be played on Wednesday and the semifinals on Thursday. Both days, Thursday and Friday, will feature 36 holes of play in the championship round with the winner crowned Friday afternoon. Each day's activity starts at 8:15 a.m. John Hand, Alton, captured tho title in the week-long delayed Alton Invitational Golf Tourney at Rock Spring Golf Course Sunday. Hand took the championship honors with 2-over par 146 for the 36-hole tourney and was closely pursued by Frank Bono with a 148 and Walt Calvey who came in with a 149. The tourney started a week ago Saturday with 18 holes slated for Saturday and Sunday. The final round Sunday was rained out and completed yesterday. The top three place finishers in the other flights are: Class A—L. Puirell and D. Harmon, tied with 155, and B. Mathews 157. Class B—K. Costa 158, E. Dial 164, and C. Hull 165. Class C—V. Mitchell 170, L. Pittsburgh San Francisco Milwaukee St. Louis Cincinnati Los Angeles Chicago Philadelphia Los Angeles snapped Pitts burgh's five-game winning streak,: hitlcr gained his sixth victory 8-6, but the Pirates retained their' Ga »'y Geiger's two-run triple and four-game lead in the National Don ^Buddin's homer ^provided League as Philadelphia nipped "" " San Francisco '2-1 in 11 innings. Cincinnati took two from Chicago's Cubs 4-3 and 7-5 while St. Louis and Milwaukee split. The Cards won the opener 4-3 and the Reds took the nightcap 3-2. Tom Brewer with his fifth victory in the nightcap. Rookie outfielder Dan Dobbek collected a pair of singles, drove in two runs and scored another to lead Washington to victory over Kansas City. Ten Marks Are Cracked In NCAA Track Meet BERKELEY, Calif., (AP) America's collegiate track and field coaches had their buttons popping today after one of the greatest NCAA Championship meets ever held. Ten meet records were shattered Saturday as Kansas' power- another meet record toss—268-9. Kansas piled up 50 points. Southern California was second with 37. Other NCAA meet records set were: Shot put—Dallas Long, UCS, 619. Wrest 171, and C. Mann 172. The top three finishers in each flight received merchandise prizes. Jackson's in Softball Split ROXANA — Jackson's of Alton split a softball doubleheader with Seco's of St. Louis here Saturday night, winning the first game, 3-2, then dropping the second game, 5-0. Bob Johnson hurled for Jack- .son's in the first game and gave up six hits. Jackson's also had six hits. Wintjen, Met/ and Barro hil triples for Jackson's. In the second game Bill Lors- hach was the loser, giving up six hits. Jackson's got four hits off Thornton. Seco's scored four runs in the seventh inning to ice the game. Wednesday night at Murrayville Jackson's meets Quincy in a doubleheader in the Central Illinois Softball League. 37 21 34 26 30 23 29 30 29 31 27 31 23 31 21 37 .638 — .567 4 .566 4',i .492 8V4 .483 9 .466 10 .427 12 .362 16 Sunday Results Los Angeles 8, Pittsburgh 6 Philadelphia 2, San Francisco 1 (11 Innings) St. Louis 4-2, Milwaukee 3-3 Cincinnati 4-7, Chicago 3-5 Monday Games Los Angeles at Milwaukee (N) Only game scheduled Tuesday Games Chicago at Philadelphia, 2 (twi- nighO St. Louis at Pittsburgh (N) Los Angeles at Cincinnati (N) San Francisco at Milwaukee, 2 (twi-night) Saturday Results Pittsburgh 4, Los Angeles 3 (N, 10 innings) San Francisco 7, Philadelphia 4 Milwaukee 5, St. Louis 0 Cincinnati 7, Chicago 1 NOW YOU CAN LEARN TO FLY Mi • IT'S QUICK • EASY • INEXPENSIVE It Anyone from 1C to M can learn. Modern planet, experienced In- ktructori. A great enjoyment (or everyone. A ireat aitet tn the businessman. (Veteran Approved) Chiefs Win Three of Four The Alton Jackson Chiefs look three of four games over the weekend. Saturday night at Wood River's Jaycee Field Ivo Shatters Own Speed Mark Tommy Ivo, Burbank, Calif., «et the world's record speed run of 180 miles per hour for gas dragsters at the Alton Dragways Sunday. The TV and motion picture per .tonality, tooling a twin-engined Buick powered dragster, broke his old mark of 173 miles per hour. Ivo has appeared in more than 100 movies and TV films and had just finished filming a new series of "Leave It To Beaver" before coming to the Alton track. The Alton Dragstrip now holds two world marks. In addition to Ivo's mark, Chris Karamasines, Chicago, set a world mark for fuel dragsters of 204 miles per hour a month ago. Gas Dragsters Winner* Class A, Glen Plocher, 132.0 Highland. Class B. Ron Dent, 134.3, Mas coutah. Class C, Dave Martin, 128.4, St Louis. Class D, Stan Lomelino, 128.1 Virden. Class BB. Ed Fitswilliams, 155.0 St. Louis. Class AA. Tommy Ivo, 180.0 Burbank, Calif. Elks Capture Pair of Games The Alton Elks Juvenile Khou ry team won two games over the weekend, beating St. Louis Southwest Kiwanis Saturday 3-1, and Gillespie, 15-2 Sunday Both games were played at Easi Junior field. Bob Jones pitched for Elks the Chiefs defeated Fleer's of!Saturday and gave up two sin St. Louis, 3-2, but lost to Bluets- He struck out 13 and walk Circle ot St. Louis In the second! ed one. Sunday Danny Gantz game, 3-2. Sunday night at the! held Gi\\esp\e to three hits while Onized club grounds the Chiefs I contributing a single and horn whipped ACMS of Onized in a! er to tne attack ' Tom Jones hal j doubleheader, taking the first \^ hits for the wmners and 3-1, and winning the second Dave Stalker had three. 13-0, on Dean Calvin's no-fitter. DT " esda y. 11thfe Elk , s travel to Archie Crotchett won two of Bu " ker . Hl " f °. r a '? agUe g f m Mra. Edwin Hadley, Highland! Park, president of the Illinois Women's Goll Assn., in town for tne State Tournament at LockhaveB, feels that the field this year Is tne toughest in the 27-year history of he tournament. Mrs. Hadley based her view on the fact that the entrants must come in under the new 22-handicap rule. . In the past a lady golfer could have a 26 handicap, but under the new rules the field was strengthened by limiting the field to the golfers with 22 handicaps or better. The officials at Lockhaven are to be complimented for having the course In such excellent shape. It Is the opinion of many that the course has never looked better. Many of the girls were Impressed by the toughness of the course after the first practice round Sunday. • Tip of the Week—If life seems like it is getting into a rut and the daily routine continues to bore, throw away your golf clubs and tennis rackets and take up the new exciting sport of sky diving. The idea originated in Franc? and has been popular in the East for the past couple of years. The idea is to learn body control while making a free-fall parachute jump from a plane. The jumper establishes control of the body after the leap and floats In free-fall doing routines and then pulling the rip cord In time to drop Into a pre-determined circle on the ground. At the present time, meets are being held and points are awarded for form and ability to drop into the drop zone. The big danger of this sport experts claim is that after getting used to the falling through air, the lumper becomes unconscious to the the games, defeating Fleer's and. ACMS in the first game each night. Cliff Wisdom was the loser to Blue Circle. The Chiefs collected 15 hits to back up Calvin's no-hit gem. Tuesday night the Chiefs are at Murrayville to play Jack- 'and go to St. Louis for a return game with Kiwanis Saturday Sunday the Elks host Benld a East Junior at 2 p.m. in a league game. sonville Farm Service in a Central Illinois Softball League doubleheader. Norb's Win Over Shipman Nine, 64 SH1PMAN Norb's Nursidei> of Alton edged Wayne Co-op ol Shipman here Saturday night in eight innings, 6-4. Carrol Glisten went the route for Norb's, pitching no.hit ball tor four innings. Gibson led Norb's with a double and triple. Price tripled (or Sfcipman. Saturday night Norb's play against the Vaudallg Merchants In a twin bill starting at 7:30 at Henry Street. Iful Jayhawks thundered to their | 1MO nwler run — Dyrol Burle-j Havana — Paul Diaz, second straight NCAA title at the son. Pregon. 3:44.2 'University of California's : wards Stadium. Tlit 1 top six American youngsters in each event qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Stanford, July 1-2. The only double winner was Kansas' Charlie Tidwell, a great sprinter who captured the 200 mater dash in :20.8 and retained his 100 meter crown with a meet record equalling :10.2. j John Thomas of Boston University eased over the bat at seven feet for a new meet record in thCj high jump, the 28th time he has gone seven feet this year. I Besides Tidwell's two crowns, Hammer ,throw — John Lawlor, • Boston University, LtO-l 800 meters — George Kerr, Illinois. 1:46.4. 30.000 meter steeplechase — Charlie Clark, San Jose State, 9:02.1. Hop, step and jump — Luther Hayes, USC, 5041H. 5,000 meter run—Al Lawrence, Houston. 14:198. 400 meter dash (around two turns) — Ted Woods, Colorado. :45.7. Cuba, outpointed Baby Colon, Hi FRI !EE DimtnstNitivn Limn Phone CL 9-6437 Financing Arranged If Desired' WALSTON AVIATION, Inc. Civic Memorial Airport Fight By THt 4UM>£J4T£0 Brescia, (taly — Sante Amonti,i Kansas chalkted up 10 point vie- ISO 1 ,, Italy, stopped John Arm- suong, 185',4, Ghana, 7. Manila -Arthur Persley. 132',», New York, outpointed Terry Rebo- Luio, 133%. Philippines, 10. lories in the Javelin and the 400 meter hurdles. Cliff Cuashman took Uje hurdle event in :50.8. The Jayhawks' Btf Alley defended his 1959 javelin title witli Get Ytur Liwn Miwir Ink in He* U for E»jten M »U Small STANKA OARAGE St., North Alton UtaJ U kOIES FUN FAIR! BOWLING PARTY ir All you CM towl for $1.50 * WtdM«4ay, JUM II—1 p.n it 4 Iftitrueton to btlp you if it For btoJMtn wd advo*ctd bowltr« + Improvt your fomt ir Prim o«d rtffroihMtRH ir BOWL HAVEN 3M) HUMIUT—ALTON—FHONI HO 1*1113 VACATION TIME CAR SAFETY SERVICE Here's What We Do 1 BRAKES Inspect brake lining and wheel 2 ALIGNMENT Correct caster and camber and toe-in cylinders, add fluid and toe-out to •nd precision manufacturer'* •djuit brakaa. specifications. 3 BALANCE We balance both front wheels and install necwiary wtif hts to manufao- turn's specification*. ALL FOR ONLY Any Car Easy Pay Day Terms All 5121$ SAll HICfD up i Quieter, itronjer, built to ' Uit longer! Mad* to fit your car. Rustproofad to i; latt up to 3 timn lonfar. ij LEI US SAFETY CHECK YOUK CAR FREE fact that he ii *?***£ pull the cord «jy "* : met into the ground H* « old cannon ball. daily routine take op <M* afort. A club l« now in operation new St. Charles, Mo., and i« always wok- ing for new member*. Men's Tourney Begins Today CHAMPAIGN, HI. CAP) - The 30th annual Illinois State Amateur Golf Championship opens today with seven former champions, including 1959 titilst Bob Scherer, competing in a field of 180. The tournament will be held on the University of Illinois course and will conclude with a 36-hole championship match Saturday. Scherer, who hails from Decatur, won the title last year with a 5 and 3 triumph over Art Hoff of BarrinRton. Other champions in the field are Harold E. Foreman Jr., Highland Park, who won in 1944, 1945 and 1951; John Hobart, Moline, 1933 1950; Gus Moreland, Peoria, 1940; Mike Stolarik, Waukegan, 1943; Norando Nannini, Highwood, 1949; and Bob Dredge, Galesburg, 1957. The meet opens with a twO-day ; 3fi-hole trial, including 18 holes Monday and 18 more Tuesday. The 63 survivors will join Scherei in match play of 18 holes Wednes- I day, Thursday and Friday. Th« 36-hole title match will then bt held on Saturday. Bears Win Two COTTAGE HILLS — The Bear? won a doubleheader in Southern Illinois Independent Softball play here Sunday. The Bears defeated the Hornets 9-8 and 14-13. Keep Up With the News While You Are Away • Order a "Vacation Special" Subscription to the ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH • SPECIAL RATES 1 WEEK 35c 2 WEEKS 70c 3 WEEKS $1.00 4 WEEKS $1.30 • CLIP COUPON BELOW f*nd tht Alton Evanlng T*l«gr«ph wkilt I «m en v«c«H«n. 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