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WEDNESDAY, JULY 10,1963 TELEGfUPH PAGE Controversy Flares Over Pacer Classifying NEW YOfcK (AP) - Harness racing on which 16,655,411 bet $928,740,595 in the United States last year is split these days over the new system of classifying races. Roosevelt Raceway and Yottkers Raceway, the major tracks which handle nearly 50 per cent of the nation's yearly wagering, arfl oft opposite sides of the controversy that flared to a higher pitch Tuesday, Until the United States Trotting Association, the sport's governing State Trap Shoot Soon CARLINVILLE - The State Trap Shoot event of the Illinois Farm Sports Festival, sponsored tho opener though ho needed elation, will be held at the Mather Gun Club, Springfield, Thursday, July 25. The trap shoot and the trap shoot doubles will be completed In one day. Shooting will begin at 9:30 a.m. The Farm Bureau team from Macoupin County to compete in tills event will include the follow- nng men: Robert Wyatt, Gillespie; Robert Schaefer, Shipman; Henry Ahrling, Plainview; Harry Loy, Shipman; Loren Alexander, Gillesple; Harold Walker, Plainview; Earl Ruyle, Gillesple; Larry Mohr, Gillespie; Thomas Wilson, Piasa; William Walker, Gillespie; Joe Pressler, Carlinville; Thomas Walker, Plainview; James Whitfield, Plainview; Vernon Walker, Gillespie; and Donald Sarginson, Chesterfield. The Sports Festival activities are conducted by the IAA each year to help promote physical fitness and > a variety of interests among rural people. Some of the other Sports Festival activities held throughout the year are bowling, basketball, softball, swimming and diving, golf,, horseshoes, shuffleboard, and archery. organization, Voted last year In favor of conditioned facing, the various races were arranged under a letter classification known as ABCD. tinder this system the various track secretaries classified horses as A, B, C or b. A horse then would be moved up or dqwn according to his winning or losing performances. This Is eliminated under the conditioned . system whereby races are carded accord ing to money won, ages, claiming prices, etc. There were hot words Tuesday at the meeting of the New York State Harness Racing Commission at which Yonkers 1 petition to, retain the letter classification for its summer meeting next month was denied. "Condition racing is not good and will not benefit anyone," said Marty Tananbaum, president- of Yonkers Raceway. "On the contrary," said Alvln Well, president of Roosevelt Raceway. ,"It will be* disaster if we go back to letter class racing." "Sure, there are kinks in the system," Weil added. "But we must look to the long-range good of harness racing 'as a sport. We will make less money now, but we will improve our. public image and better the sport." Sport Shorts By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SALEM, N.H. (AP):— Jockey Bill Skuse rode both ends of the $42.40 daily double at Rockingham Park Tuesday. CHICAGO W) — Bill-Hartack rode four winners at Arlington Park Tuesday to up his. total .for the meeting to 19. This put him in second place in the jockey's standings, but still far behind Walter Blum's 40. GOLFING '- NOTES DISTRICT PLAY ', ST. LOUIS — Five local golfers are taking part in the District Golf Association's annual tourna- , ment at Sunset Country Club. The (first 18 holes of the 36-hole two- iday qualifying trials were played Tuesday with the second 18 slated today. ... Dale Wickenliauser of Lock. haven paced the local contingent with a 41-38 for 79, seven strokes behind the leader, Tom Hullvorson of Sunset. Jim McBrien of Lockhaven shot an 83 (44-39), Ken Peters of Lockhaven had 85 (44-41), Matt Gallaway 86 (41-40) and Steve Kovic 89 (46-43). Only 38 of the 139 golfers who started the day's play were able to break 80. After the final 18 holes of qualifying, the low 31 scorers and defending champ Ken Lanning of Normandie will move into match play Thursday. Play is scheduled Thursday, Friday and the championship 36 holes Sunday. . ALTON WOMEN The feature for the Greater Alton Women's Golf Association at the Rock Spring Golf Course Tuesday was the mystery event. In the championship flight the winners were Mrs. Lee Wrest, Mrs. Jim Dooley, and Mrs. Charles McLain. Mrs. Bill Winter and Mrs. Elmer Gillis won the first flight, Mrs. Milton Hubertus the second, and Mrs. Joe Edwards, Mrs. "Clyde Cambell, Mrs. Ralph Coats and Mrs. M. Willis the third flight. The low net winners included Mrs. Ralph Johnson, championship flight; Mrs, Harry Leamy, first flight; Mrs, Milton Hubertus, second flight and Mrs. M. Willis, third flight. AT LOCKIIAVBN At the Lockhaven Country Club Tuesday the event for the Lockhaven Ladles was hole-in-one. Mrs. W. Lomax and Mrs. Robert Elliot were 18 hole winners, while Mrs. Donald Weibmer won the nine-hole competition. Sikes, Joseph Are Favored In Links Meet SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A familiar battle between John Joseph and Dick Sikes tor me Ns* tlonal Public Links Golf Chanv plonshlp shaped up as 64 survivors ctt medal play opened a rig orowii matcb schedule today. First and second round matches pi 18 holes each were booked at Haggta Oaks GoJJ Course, with the fleW to be parea fe 16 by night, fall, The tWr4 round and quajv terminals are scheduled Thursday » tite 6,182 yar4, W WB'fcj ir Swniftnsl* «nd .(Unto jt W m sei ^y «w* day, •'• . -'>' . •:• -• • The rajtch, play draw I? 8Uc|j that KJws and Jweph OP Mt'iw* untu ^esiroiflna^K they test To Take cm EmileGriffith CARDIFF, Wales (AP)-Britlsh welterweight champion, Brian -urvis, fresh from a decision over Sugar Cliff Of Miami Beach, Fla., said today h$ Is now ready Id take on wotld champion Emlle Griffith of New Vork., The 25-year-old. Welshman said he hoped to meet Griffith cither n Cardiff or New Vork's Madison Square Garden this fall. "The arrangements are being worked out," he said. The hard-hitling Welshman bund Cliff awkward to hit in Tuesday night's 10-rounder, but md ,the American groggy 'In the ninth round. Curvis, rated first and fourth n the world rankings ,by Ring Magazine and the World' Boxing Association, has lost only 'one of his 26 fights. Cliff, 21-year-old naive of the Bahamas, has now lost wo and drawn one in 28 content. Cliff said In his dressing* room after the fight: "Curvis is very good but I still hlnk Griffith will be a little too much for ^Im at the moment." Curvis, who had been cheered on by 10,000 Welsh fans in Cardiff's open air- Maindy Stadium said: , "Now for Griffith. .My brother :)iff is tackling the- committee of a local stadium. If we can get the stadium we will fight Griffith here he second week in September." Curvis said that if local ar- 'angements fall through, the fight will probably be in New York. NEW YORK (AP)-Cambridge Stable's Timbeau^ a son of Tim Tarn and winner of three of his four starts, and Raymond Guest's Chieftain head a field of six 2- year-olds entered, for the $25,000 added Tremont Stakes today at Aqueduct. • Six juveniles were entered for the 5%-furlong event, with Tim- seau a slight favorite over Chieftain, who won the recent Tyro Stakes at Monmouth. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP)— Two top-seeded players—Zan Guerry of Chattanooga in the boys 14-under division and Dick Stockton of Riverdale, N.Y., in the 12- under group, scored victories in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association boys and girls tournament here Tuesday. Guerry breezed past Donnie Rollins of Middleton, Ohio, 6-0, 3-0, and Stockton took an 8-6, 6-3 verdict over unranked Buster Brown of Sarasota, Fla. SIU's Dr. Glynn Asked to Serve On Export Board Southern Illinois University professor John J, Glynn has received a letter from Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges asking him to serve on a Regional Export Expansion Council. In his letter to Glynn, Hodges said that President Kennedy has called for vigorous action to ex pand United States .exports to help solve our balance of payments problem and maintain our nternational economic position, and the regional councils are being set up to aid this program, Head of the Business Division at SIU's Edwardsville Campus, Glynn is co-author of an international manual on the European Economic Community, prepared by economists from six countries, to be released by St. Louis University Press mis summer, Grdfton GRAFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Jennings and children of Wood River were guests over the weekend at the home of Mrs. Jen nings parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Shafer. Other guests at the ghafer home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Thorpe of Edwardsville. William Q. Smith and son, Bob, left Monday for Nashville, Tenn., for a visit with his mother, Mrs. J. W, Smith, and other relatives. Mrs. Pennls Whyte of Godfrey, daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, IB spending the week with her mother, Mrs. Smith, and sister, B.eth. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Bates one Mr. and Mrs. Romie Womack went to Alton Sunday where they wove dinner guests at the home of Mr. d Mrs. Earl Bates. Sfc. and Mrs. Ray Freeman and son, Ernest, who have been visiting here with relatives and friends, left Sunday for Oklahoma City where they will visit the JQWIWS mother, Mrs, Bessie itomp. Ewottte to. their home in AMSUsW, Ga. t ttjey wJJI lira, Frgeman'B parents, Mr. and Mrs, P. W, 1 Freeman »t Mr. and Mn> WiUord went to HanJjJi Sunday where the; visited foto mother, Mrs, Saral Jioojjs who Is a patient if fee Montwey Nursing Home, Cubs Begin Crucial Series With Redlegs CHICAGO (AP) — Representa tiVes of both the Chicago Cubs Defends Title COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP)—Defending titleholder Carol Sorenson of Janesville, Wis, plays Natasha Fife of Wichita, Kan. in a dgcislve 18-hole match today in the' s 63rd Women's Western Amateur Gblf Tournament. Mrs. Fife crushed Miss Sorenson 11 arid 10 In Hie scheduled 36-hole final match last Saturday In tlie Colorado Springs Women's Invitational Tournament, a luneup for-the current competition. Miss Sorenson won 5 and 4 Tuesday in her first round match against Malinda Migly of Fairfax,^ Calif. Mrs. Fife, scored a 3 and 1 victory over Mary Lou Daniel of Lexington, Ky. 'TwO former champions also advanced in Tuesday's play over the 6,392-yard par 36-37—73 Broadmoor course. Anne Quasi Welts, two-time winner from Mount Vernon, Wash., defeated Mrs. Edwin Macgee of Kansas City, Mo., 4 and 3. Barbara, Mclntire, 1958 champion from Colorado Springs, conquered Mrs. Alex Walsh, of Rockford, 111., 1 up with an eight-foot par putt on the final hole. and the Chicago White Sox held their own in the 34th All-Star game woh by the National League 5-3 Tuesday. Larry Jackson of the Cubs, although yielding four hits and two runs, was the winning pitcher while the.Cubs' oilier member of the squad, Ron Santo, singled and drove home an insurance run in the eighth inning. For the White Sox, Nellie Fox Zender Paces Chicago Meet CRYSTAL LAKE, 111. (AP) Headed by Bob. Zender of Skokie and Sherman Finger III of Evanston, the 28th annual Chicago District Golf Junior championship will be decided Wednesday over the Crystal Lake Country Club course. In all, a field of 63 qualified for the final round with Zender and Finger leading the race. Zender had a 74-73—147 while Finger fired a 78-69—173 to come into a tie over the 36-36—72 par course which measures 6,450 yards. Larry Furlong of Joliet was one stroke behind with 148 and Bill Lee of Dolton had a 149. In contention with 151 scores were John Malison Jr. of River Forest and Bill Rahwling of Waukegan. started at second base where he played flawlessly and picked up one of the Anierican League's ti hits. The other White Sox member, pitcher Juan Pizarro, worked one inning and retired the three batters he faced. The White Sox will resume their American League activity Thursday night at home when they open a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers. The Sox are in second place, five games behind New York. The Cubs return to action Wednesday night when they open a five-game series in Cincinnati. Jackson (9-7) will go against Joe Nuxhall (6-4). The Cubs, having astounded the baseball world with their play in the first half of the season, are in third place in the National League, 4% games behind Los Angeles and 1% games behind San Francisco. According to Manager Bob Kennedy, however, the upcoming five-game series in Cincinnati is one of the most important of the year for the Cubs. "If we make a good showing in the series against the Reds then the momentum can carry us through, a successful second half," said head coach Bob Ken nedy. Although Kennedy would no' comment on a possible collapse in Cincinnati, such an outcome YOU K3V OflW W ™ !|: AUTO STORES Wham-o on FISHING TACKLE t I I 1 I I I I This COUPON entitles bearer to • I , 20% DISCOUNT.on all Fishing I I Tackle at our.regular low prices. | | Good Friday,- Saturday & Monday Onlyl | HELPER SPRINGS Single letqfi—adjusts 500to-l 000 Ibj. for heavy loads and/or sagging springs. 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(AP)— Coil- centralion can give Floyd Patterson a victory in his rematch with heavyweight champion Sonny Lisbon, veteran fight handler Cus D'Arnato says. D'Amato, who guided, Patterson n most of his fights, thinks the challenger will turn the tables on Liston here July 22 and regain the title. "Patterson was a distracted fighter when Lislon kayoed him ast September," D'Amato said. 'He made one fundamental mis- .ake. Instead of hitting and getting out of there, and instead of raying in close after he went in for the in-fighting, Floyd got caught just standing there doing nothing." D'Amato said Patterson told him in the dressing room after the fight that he felt out Liston to see what he could do ai.d discovered that he wasn't as strong as he anticipated "and then i got caught with those left hooks." "Liston is a very good fighter, as good as anybody in an era," said D'Amato, "but so is Patterson, and all he needs to do is to concentrate on his job this time." D'Amato was not in Patterson's corner in the last fight, and if lie is to handle the challenger in this one he will have to get a license from the Slate Athletic Commission. could prove disastrous for the Cubs. 6 Illinoisans Are Still ti In Public Links Open 1 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) •-' .Six Illinois residents are among Ihe 64 survivors of medal play who begin a rigorous match schedule today in the National Public Links Golf Championship. First and second round matches of 18 holes each were booked at Haggins Oaks golf course with the field to be pared to 16 by nightfall. The third round and quarterfinals are scheduled for Thursday over the 6,702 yard, par 36-36 layout. Semifinals and final at 36 holes are set Friday and Saturday. A familiar battle between John Joseph of Hayward, Calif., and Dick Sikes of Springdale Ark., is expected. Bushy 9 * Takes Tivo, 6-5, 5-3 Bushy's Black Label stretched its record to 35 victories against five defeats with a sweep of a doubleheader from Elsah Tuesday night, 6-5 ad 5-3. Volosky was the winner In tlio opener thought lie needed relief help from Downer. Watkins slammed a triple for Busliy's. In the second contest Elledge gained the win. Wintjen slammed a homer for Bushy's Black Label plays Brighton Thursday at the West End diamond in Wood River. Among the Illinois entrants, Leonard Fiocca of Maetttnb tied for sixth among the (niallflers with a 72-73—145 score, Dante C. Vicini of Ottawa tied for 31st with a 75-77-152. DaVld Ilellman of Waukegan Wed tot 34th with 78-74-152. Wayne Osborne of Oak Patk, William Giese of Woodale «ld Jim Wheeler of Peoria tied for 49th. Osborne shot 78-7&-154; Giese 77-77—154 and Wheeler ?5« 79-154. In team match play, Peoria, 111., tied for third with Minneapolis .with 451. Toledo, Ohio, was first with 443 and Long Beach, Calif., was runnerup with 44(5» Chicago tied with Detroit and Phoenix for 14th place with a 467 score. ' MIDWEST LEAGUE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Decatur 7, Cedar Rapids 3 Clinton 4, Wisconsin Rapidi 3 Quad Cities 5, Dubuque 3 Fox Cities 3, Waterloo 1 Burlington 6, Quincy 0 SCORES FIRST ACE WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. Iff) — S. H. Fligel of Asheville, N.C., scored his first hole- in-one in nine years of golf when heaced the 148-yard llth hole on the Greenbrier course. He used a 9 iron. He was in a foursome with Mrs. Fligel and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Mills of Asheville. 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