Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on July 2, 1960 · Page 9
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

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Section 2 Pages 9>lfj ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SpOFt Amusement Classified Established January 15, 1836 ALTON. ILL., SATURDAY. JULY 2, 1960. 3c Per Copy Member of The Associated Press Thomas Betters High Jump Mark Sets World Mark With i 7-32 Jump STANFORD, Calif. (APi — L'.S stars continued their assault on records today in the final events of the Olympic trials after John Thomas again bettered the world i Pittsburgh high Jump mark with a jump of j Mil 1 7 feet 3% Inches. Saturday Baneball B> THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National W. L. •13 25 :« '23 37 32 35 35 33 35 33 36 27 40 28 42 San Francisco Pet. G.B. .632 .567 4»/4 .536 6*2 .500 9 .485 10 .478 10>i .403 15'/i .400 16 The leap by the ,19-year-old BqB-jgt. Louis ton University sophomore topped Cincinnati Friday's performances bettering j Log Angeles Olympic trails records In six of i Chicago nine events and another one tied, i Philadelphia "We'll have a lot better team! Friday St. Louis 8-7, Milwaukee 7-5 '1st game 10 innings i Pittsburgh 1, Ix>s Angles ','> (10 innings) than before." declared Chairman ' Pincus Sober of the U.S. Olympic- Track and Field Committee. "But we'll have a lot harder time winning gold medals." There was heartbreak for many. Bill Nieder. the Kansas who put the shot a record 65 feet 7 inches Cincinnati 5. Chicago 3 (12 innings' San Francisco at Philadelphia. failed to qualify as he finished PP<1 ' ra ' nSalurdav Game)l fourth to Dallas Long, Parry ,^ s AngelnK a t Pittsburgh O'Brien and Dave Davis among the "Big Four" of the sport. Greg Bell, the 1956 Olympic champion, failed to rank among the first three in the broad jump and didn't make the team. Neither did Eddie Southern, the second- place winner in the 400-meter hurdles four years ago at Melbourne. NCAA sprint champion Charlie Tidwell of Kansas pulled up lame in the 100-meter dash. Meet record breakers, in addition to Thomas, were Al Hall of the New York Athletic Club with •a 214-foot 7-inch hammer throw; Long with 63-3*4 in the shot: Ralph Boston of Tennessee A&I with 26-6'i in the broad jump: i ^i"^,^^ Jim Beatty with 14:13.6 in the ci eve i an( j 5,000-meter run and Al Cantello Chicago with a 277 foot 7-inch javelin npfrnj , throw. Cincinnati at Chicago San Francisco at Philadelphia Milwaukee at St. Ijouis 'N* Sunday Games San Francisco at Philadelphia Los Angeles at Pittsburgh Cincinnati at Chicago Milwaukee at St. Louis Monday Games Philadelphia at Cincinnati '2> Pittsburgh at Milwaukee (2> .San Francisco at Chicago (2> I/js Angeles at St. Ix)Uis (2i American League W. L. Pet. G.B. 40 4:i Stumbling Braves Drop Two Games SPOUTALK By DO* PLAR8KI Aislitant Spirit Hltir AltonWomen Will Enter Trans-Miss Three Alton women will leave By ED WILKS SPORTS DEPARTMENT: Just recently you published an article in which you were quite critical of the Council because they did not appropriate sufficient money for care and expansion of recreational facilities. In the concluding paragraph of that article you made the following statement: "I have never complained before, but if these pres- A»*o4-iated Press sport* Writer ent conditions exist. It certainly won't be the last-Kin- The Milwaukee Braves, after less something feasible is done he will probably have winning six straight and closing more company as the years progress without better within 2'i games of the National playing facilities." ' League lead, suddenly have lost When you make such statements as that, I would six of their last nine — reserving suggest that you advise the Council from whom we a first-place berth for Pittsburgh: should lake the money to pay for the increased expen- on the Fourth of July for the first'diture that you suggest. time in 28 years. I think every member of the Council would like to While the Braves twice rallied ipi'ovide more money for recreational facilities, but the Thursday to participate in Uie and lost in a doubleheador at • St. i Question is where do xve get the money? Women's Trans-Mississippi Golf L °" i! >. the Pirates defeated Los 1 we are now taxing all property the maximum per- Tourney at the Kenwood Country Angeles 4-3 in 10 innings for a mittedby law for recreational activity. dub Cincinnati Monday 4" a -game lead. That's the biggest The only money we have is what we take from r '. ' M bulge yet in the NL race and as- someone else. Perhaps you would like to promote a MI-S. ueorge tsassiora. .\irs. __ ..... ...... ., _. ,„... . u referendum to increase the permissible tax rate for your projects. and Airs. A. U. Govela all members of the Lock- su| . ps , ,, ' ia ' Qucs o[ m , ess lhfln . , 11 " whe " Milwaukee. haven Country Club, will com pletr- the Alton entry. _,. „ . . „, . The Braves were beaten 8-7 in The three women also parti- ]Q jnnings jn the f)rs( game af , er cipated in the. Illinois State Wo-, ovcrhauling a 74 Cardinal lead; men's Amateur Tourney which • and , ost the second game 7 . 3 af( . Monday's holiday twinbill at We arc always happy to receive constructive suggestions. was held at Lockhaven last week, j er trailing 5-0 Also entered in the tourney is; Cincinnati 'dinned Miss Dorris Phillips. Belleville!, Cincmrtati dlpped Sincerely yours, P. W. DAY, Mayor, Alton, Illinois. .'!7 37 Detroit Washington Glenn Davis, the ex-Ohio stilto Kansas Citv star who won the 400-meter hurdles gold medal at Melbourne, tied his meet record here with a time of 4R.5 seconds. Hal) set the previous hammer throw trials record in 1936 with 197-7',4 and went on to finish second to teammate Harold Connolly in the Olympics. Connolly, suffering from a pulled muscte in his back, was second Friday with .615 .589 .569 .536 .485 1 CHECKING THE RECORD 30 26 Long's throw surpassed the 6010 record of O'Brien four years ago. O'Brien, winner of two Olympic gold medals in the shot, qualified with 62-3?i while Davis had 62-3',i. Nieder, who fouled on a 63-foot throw, had a best legal heave of 61-9?i. Boston's broad jump erased a record of 26-2 set by Willie Steele in 1948 while Beatty erased the 5,000-meter mark of 14:26 by Bill Dellinger. Cantello's javelin throw far curpassed the 244-11 by Cy Young four years ago. Ray Norton, won the 100 in 10.4 seconds. Events scheduled this afternoon in Stanford Stadium were the 800-meter finals, pole vault, 110-meter high hurdles, hop- 5 8'i 33 .462 TO 42 .382 15',i $\ 43 .358 17 Friday Results Baltimore 4. Chicago 0 Detroit at New York, ppd, rain Cleveland at Washington, ppd.. rain Kansas City at Boston, ppd.. rain Saturday Game* Detroit at New York Kansas City at Boston Cleveland at Washington : Chicago at Baltimore (N) j Sunday Game* Cleveland at Washington (2) Detroit at New York (2) Kansas City at Boston Chicago at Baltimore Monday Games Chicago at Detroit (2) Kansas City at Cleveland (2) New York at Washington Baltimore at Boston f2'i John Thomas of Boston University stood by at right as officials made measurement at Stanford University stadium Friday after the lean high jumper soared to a new world record in the high jump at seven feet three and three-quarter inches. (AP Wire- photo) ThoiiiasNailsDownClaim As World's Top Jumper STANFORD, Calif. (API—John ter." Thomas, of Boston University has; H is best outdoor jump, previous- cemented his claim to being the j v was 7 f eet 2 gi-eatest high Jumper in history. Thomas< ^ |g fl bug W UN G who played in the Illinois Women's finals at Lockhaven. Give Someone Else Chance Says Dempsey PITTSBURGH (AP) — Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson and Ingemar Johansson will never meet again, predicts former! boxing great Jack Dempsey. L "Why should they?" queried Dempsey, who reigned as heavyweight champion of the world from 1919 to 1926. "Sure they have a contract for it, but it's time somebody else had a crack at the' title." I „ 12 Chicago's First or all, Mr. Day. there were no complaints by in the oth- this writer. True, the quoted paragraph which you \ ™ • - - - --_._, . _ ._. *^MWI.*«I_* £*«•**•*•* £3 LU£Jll*Vk II \fll J\J\A ier NL game. San Francisco and pointed out in your letter was published from a pre! Philadelphia were rained out. vious column. However, the complaint was not of this : Right-hander Ernie Broglioi writer's origin. The quote in the previous column was | (8-4) won both games in relief for taken from a letter received from Cal Johns business 'the Cards, now back at .500 in manager of the Jackson's softball team and printed fourth place. They took the opener as pail of the previous column. ! 1 I_J_ t- _f • _ T •_.- _I L t _ _1 m* • when rookie Julie Javier doubled The column was not intended as a complaint It as writ off loser Joey Jay (2-3) and scored was written in an informative vein as facts and figures on rookie Johnny Glynn's twHwi; pointed out by Harold Bean, Recreation Department single against Lew Burdette Supervisor, attest. The column was written after talk- .The Braves were blanked on i ng to Mr. Bean for more than an hour. It was written I with the intention of bringing to light the conditions ^ i that now exist concerning the Henry Street diamonds runs after Javier s, This writer has talked to several City Softball players since the publication of the column. All fields could be improved despite "* t, off Daniel. A two-run,, two-out double by: Joe Cunningham beat reliever Ron] betorp^thr'^o.rrfpw'? rai " th ,ree or four days old. Outfielders, when"going have made » . ^n^f 0 !' a fl >' b . a11 ' m . ust dodge or jump over the ruts to avoid When asked if he had any ideas | -^^TWEan^ in ;as to whom Patterson should, ^ ft ^ £ i fight next, Dempsey answered: five-run ; "They tell me Sonny Liston ^ . : could lick both Patterson and h hyjs mh nev- Milwaukee eighth fea- Hank Aaron's two-on '• The infields at Henry street are in good shape, but outfields leave something to be desired. When a player pays for his insurance and a team pays an entry- fee, they expect fields that do not have obstacle courses ought to He bettered his own world rec-,^ who loves dancing, jazz recd Friday night at the Olympic | ord8 and his own cooldne. His c ""- Dick Stuart, the three home runChi,,Wo,. ' ^ i £• ,",'*' ; ^ i hero of Thursday night's Pirate *hichare called outfields get ^i victory over San Francisco, ^ he running battle between players who partici- . _.„ | capped a comeback, rwo-run 10th pa K ln f 8 ™ 68 S f, Hem ' y Street and " Cit y Fathers" will , ~~«~ "T£. C S' TV"? !" ?L i against the Dodgers with a two- f xlst ?* ]o "g as "temporary" conditions remain as they game: Gadei 178, D. burgh Friday to boost sales of his j out g . , e ft scored Robtyto have this year and, from all reports, last year. ! maybe he : chance." Dempsey, who was out jthe Cubs. R ° y McMillajVs saerifice ^i ' broke a 3 ' 3 tie in a two ' run 12fll Cards Rally For Wins meters. _ _ o _ r ST. LOULS (AP) - The St. step^ndjump" discus 400 meters,! Louis Cardinals dealt Milwaukee's 3,000 meter steeplechase and 1,500' "'"'st-place drive a double blow; CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.- ( (AP>ma t DFm .Friday night, winning 8-7 in 10 in-!The pride of Ecuador tennis, Ennings and 7-5. gland's Red Bennett and young . __ The Redbirds had shutouts go-;Bill Lenoir of Tucson, Ariz., Will Host iing in both games before the;'»°ved today into the semifinals Braves staged last-minute chal-;°f the Tennessee Valley Invitation- lenges. ' ial Tournament, Larry Jackson had a two-hit 7-0 j The international round came shutout going with two out in the'about after Kduardo Zuleta. Ecuador's second-ranked player, up- BOWL HAVEN Thursday Ladies _ His High | trials with a leap of 7 feet 3% ^en^'goaf is'a" gold medal at; Harris 168, N. Murphy 195, A. t biography, then launched an at- j aem^famrflrsTb^e. Inches. !the Olympic games in Rome next Bowker 186, 165. Donnelson 162,(tack on boxing in general. j ^ pirates ]Mt were ^ ^ : The tall, skinny Negro later i month - a goal that appears vir- 'Cox 182. j "I never had any return bout| p , ace Qn ^ JV)Urth Qf Ju] ln j ; tried to clear 7 feet, 4»i inches, tually certain. Thursday Mixed ! contracts, he said. "All they do 1932 _ when ^ ey finished second to i I I A r ' I J AL J _! ' ••**• ; '****J »»**ACU ,I« ttf, «•*« ^kl>in w> r^i AvtciVti v%<-> r\**r1 «*» ; •* i :but failed three tames. Y et only five years ago the 6- High game: E. Kasten 201, ; "I wasn't looking for a record," foot-4 3 4 athlete wasnt' considered Helen Coleman 164, 'A. Lambie i he told reporters. "1 was just try-'tall enough for high school bas- ^C8. E. Lampert 163, K. Schulz ;ing to win a spot on the Olympic ! ketball and he barely cleared 4 166, Mel Taylor 201, D. Beattie- team. It's the first time I ever ; feet 9 inches on his first compe- ; 200. H. Beattie 228, R. Taylor j jumped on grass and it's kind of i titive high jump. IM j hard to explain what made it bet-| He was cut from the basketball i _ -squad at Rindge Technical High BOWL INN • , School in Cambridge, Mass., when Friday Mixed League he was a still growing 5-10. He 200 bowlers: R. Harrison 213;, „_,. . .„_ ., .. . _ „„ was persuaded to try high jump- V^ Welbprn 200: B McGinni, . y 'S^fJSSS. 'iut^e ^L __ _f- 0!) - - 02: r Corflatls ™' _ 'mess is more the making of in- WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HAND ite ' estsontheoutsidetoon the Australians Threaten to ; for the Reds and gave reliever i (U) WS fh ' St ^ ™' He added that boxing TVI Tennis Near Finish homer, his first hit of beat Billy Pierce in the fifth inning. Major Stars WIMBLEDON. England (AP,- best tennis teen-ager in the world, out as the main American tain its stranglehold on the Amer- • Bari-y MacKay, the husky 24- ican tennis crown. On the final day of a trium- year-old from Dayton, Ohio. played disappointingly at Wimble- [inside. The manner in which the The Alton Moose age 11-13,^™ =R ^ _ will host two baseball games !the B ,. avos , ied u in (he over the weekend. : Cur| simmons ^i^ jn(o ^ T».« AH,. c.«..o^ . in („!,„ „„ ---- • ........ — - ----- — ""The Alton squad will take on jelghth inning of the second Frjd , h(U set top-seeded Mike Green of Mi- ain l Beach in a marathon match Monday. Little League . j r * j TT j: * —» • «.' ' ~ n * "° ~" *"*•' ""-^"••« »**•••*-1 -. • iuc«^ mcit, njn Orc?6n proslrfltB an undefeated Hardm team in a (w ,, h a six . hit 54) ttWtewailh job,!with the heat. erfront. The Hardln squad 11-15,; Joe Cunningham and'a 32-year- hosiital^d"^ hy'drati'on 'treat has won 15 straight games. ; old rookie, Johiw Glenn, knocked ment. Ham Magil of Athens The Moose will host an Ed-|iail,e winning runs. Smokey Joe'siGa.. in the 15-year boys division, wardsville All-Star squad com-. two . rujl eighth inning double came'also collapsed in the 95-degree posed of the best 11-13, in a j ust five min ules before the 12:50 i heat, and defaulted his semifinals game at Riverfront at 2:JO p.m.: a . ,„. curfew. Glenn's two-out 10th,match to Chris Brown of Chat-' inning single off veteran Lew BAIT-Itanooga. jdette came after an intentional! Zuleta will meet Mike Olvera, [pass to Ken Boyer. ;top Ecuador player and Zuleta's doubles partner, in one semifinals bracket, while Lenoir and Ben, nett, a Lamar Tech Teamster at Beaumont, Tex., clash in the other. Palmer Must Prove Self to Scotsmen ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP)jtrobe, Pa., who already has \von Ueue Saru/en, the old maestro -Here where the game of golf the U. S. Masters and Open dia- of American U olf. t«ok a look ad was cradled, Scolsmen don t im- piousliip and uov\' is gunning for A . p. .. Keunett Godfrey No. 1 5, Cardinals 0 Bayborn Dodgers 5, Falcons 3 Boyer was 6-for-9 in the tv games with four runs batted and Cunningham was 5-for Daryl Spencer, fighting a slum stroked a two-run double. a professional grand slam, has at- ,„ , .... . . , .. .,_ So the grilled devotees aioundUracted attention here. " Ul l ™ i » { ™\ V ' <! k ^ "» V.-& the old lady of St. Andrews,: Evej-y time he takes to the ° Pe " klllg l ° win thp Bpltl " h where the 100th British Open gets under way Monday, aren't quick to Jump on the band wagon of Ar- Jiold Palmer, the new young golf giant who has come out of America. "Och, he is a fine laddie, indeed, but he does not look like our Bobby or Ben Hainan," said one gruy.haired gentleman in tweed course in practice, for next week's. Open. to mutch the for a roulid or in tlie two, analyzed qualifying and diamuionsliip play, > *"'»«»• «ww 58, and still able , ^^ F r * ! In ivi<ii«-»V> *UM U^n* J*, *!.„ U a knot oi spectators may be s^en standing over in the heather, watching every move critically. No one ever has won the hearts of the golf-loving Scots as did Jones, the gentlemanly Georgian who won three British Opens — in 1926, 1927 and 1830 - and the British Amateur in 1930 when he Palmer's game over the 014 Course at St. Andrews by joining bini in a practice round, Palmer had a 73, Sarazen a 14. "Palmer's terrific length off the tee is going to give him a tremendous advantage," Sarazen said. coat and small cap. "He must prove himself first." completed his fumed grand slam.j"U's 8<urig to be a big hitter who Bob Jones and Ben Hogun ure The Scuts found another twniiwin* next week's British Open." still heroes to the men who walk in Hogun, the steel-eyed little Tex- Sarazen, a former British and the seaside links of Scotland's 1 as muster who won four U.S. U.S. Qpw champion, noted that lamed golf courses, most Unned • Opuns and «V British Open at Palmer "is having some trouble of which is Si. Andrews. Cm;noustif in his first and only on and around the grwus-but I Palmer, the young pro tow U- try. . think he'll get over that." THE ASSOCIATED PRESS • phant Wimbledon for the boys don but his'fighting" ways and his ........ .... -. ... , „ ~. Mllt . Pua .P pafs ' On-iDown Under - and a disastrous|slamming power will be invalua- Johansson fight was mishandled' 01 ™' a "° wed . Just , S1X h ' ts for sec ' one for the Unit « 1 States-Fnwer ble" in the battle, was a disgrace." i ond shutout in last three starts was a strong favorite to retain 'and also hit two-run homer in 4-0 the U. S. title at Koivsl Hills Willie Shoemaker led Holly-i victory over the White Sox. N. Y.. Sept. 2-11. wood Park riders in stakes vie-! Hitting — Dick Stuart. Pirates, Thp .M; V p ni .,,iH « n .i nt -j \r»i -tn-n . . ; i • . ... -t,\.i • • iiit »u*^ cai "UJU oUil UJ a iVit'l* tones in 19 3 9 with six, one more his two-out singe in 10th inning, ^.^ phvsidan drove and vol . than Tommy Barrow and Milo beat Dodgers 4-3 and gave Bucs ; , ^ lljs m to ^ , ro]J Valenzuela. I4l 3 . g ame lead. . j of ^^ 74th championships ^^ ; a dashing duel with fellow Aussie j PITTSBURGH (AP) — j Rod Laver - another danger man i Murtaugh , 8 come . h . Qm . ifar. the U. S. crown. . | Pittsburgh Pirates found another By.his 6-4, 3-6, 9-7, 7-5 victory,:way to win a ball game Friday • Fraser stamped himself once and! night. They did it with rare and for all as the world's top ama- j risky base running in the 10th in- teur — while the red-haired Lav-ining. Bucs Run To Win QlympicTryoutsFeatures Courage and Heartbreaks STANFORD. Calif. (APi—Cour- calf bandaged and wearing foot- 1 challenger. The south-of-the-border speed..... . . ...... sters, rookie Joe Christopher from age and heartbreak; achievement b" 11 cleats, was back on the field. Together they make up a pair the Virgin Islands and Roberto and disappointment. The 1960 He got his last four throws in of formidable challengers to the ciemente from Puerto Rico ran U.S. Olympic track and field but finished second to Cantello. 'United States both at Forest Hills the Pirates to their 4-3 victory trials had all this and more. Why did he come back when he and in the Davis Cup. over Los Angeles. There was courage all over I "^L an ?' ymp /V, b ? rt ' 1 p 1 " 10 ' 16 * 1 '^: But few deep thinkers around! Christopher who had doubled Stanford Stadium Friday but tew|._ 1 i lll ; 11 i.*S 1 ^J 0J *y i :. Jraa / 1 ' this tennis capital feel sure that Scored from second on Clemente's would have disputed Billy Alley if he claimed the title. Kansas' great javelin hurler whipped his spear 269 feet, 7% inches on his first try. It was a great beginning for the national collegiate chump but on his sec- said Alley. "I wanted to win." The phrase was hear.d again and again. "J was just trying to win," said John Thomas of Boston University, who high jumped 7 feet, 3% inches, highest ever recorded. The lanky Thomas, who al, i , , , i , , , ... *"" icuuw Jiiuiuao, «uu ui- ond try he lost his balance on his ,, ead had „ worl(j k ^ ' ^ approach run. wrenched his back at 79 and spiked himself in the right l«j e ^' ( . l ' alf - zoomed to that twice Friday * the challenge will be too great. | deep infield single, and then Ro. One name keeps cropping up in] berto came all the way borne from all the reckoning — the name of unlucky Earl "Butch" Buchholz, the St. Louis youngster who near- first on Dick Stuart's fly ball single. The Dodgers had gone ahead 3-2 in the 10th 00 Charlie Jus( ^0^ he ullimute champion. 7-3 a4 Thomas then Buehhol/. at 1H He vsas taken from the held on missed three times in attempts at a stretcher. While officials and 7.4. reporters contemplated Alley's -This i& the first time I've ever loss. Al Cantello of Hie U.S. Ma- jumped on grass," Thomas said. I'uies, world record holder, tossed How high can he go? nib spear 277-7. "Later." smiled Thomas. A few minutes later Alley, his "Check me later." ly halted Fraser's march to the Neal's homer. Wimbledon heights. He had to re- "We took a couple qf chances tire with severe cramps in sight and won," said third base Coach of a quarter final victory over the Frank Oceak, who had the bam- Ming job of waving both runners the in. -ANNOUNCEMENT- OPENING NEW SERVICE • Front End Alignment • Brake Servicf • Motor Tun*.Up FLOYD'S AUTO BODY \. ttouil HKer \ \\ iMMl Kiver, 111. TO THE FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS OF DOWNTOWN PHILLIPS: We, the Seym 1 *, \\isli to take this menus to thank each and every one of you (or the Mud- nesies you have shown us during our nearly twelve years we have been in busutesi at Downtown Phillip*. We auto would like for you to meet the young man who will take our plaae, Mr. Don Taul. W* thUik he is the type of person you will enjoy doing business with, We are sure he is qualified to Insure your ear receiving the care that it should have at ail times. DAVE, MARY EMMA, JUNE ANN. TQM, JOE SCYOt

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