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ALTON EVEMtNG nals Add Jones, to Mound , AUGUSf 8,1963 Sad Sam Had *?& ' 9-4 Record; Bnula Goes YOftK (#)-ted featita of the Sf< Louis Cardinals Latld Ken, Mackenzie of the New Yorfc Mets VvJll swap uniforms tonight before the Cardinals open" a three-game stand in the Polo Grounds. The^yeHef pitchers changed teams In two separate waiver deals Monday. Bauta, a righthander, had a 3«4. record In 37 appearances with the Cardinals this season. He Is 28. Mackenzie, a lefty, Was 3-1 In 34 games with the Mets. Met General Manager George Weiss confirmed he had talked about another trade, this one with San Francisco, but it fell through at the last minute. "We had a deal on with the Giants until 10 o'clock Monday morning," he said. "Then we couldn't come to complete agreement and the deal fell through." He declined to name the players involved, but sources close to the club indicated the Mets wanted to swap veteran outfielder Duke Snider for the Giants' Matty Alou. In another deal announced from .St. Louis, the Cardinals brought up veteran right-hand- er Sam Jones from Atlanta and optioned Bob Humphreys to TUNNELING I'N Doug Anderson of Walertower dives back to first safely in fifth inning Monday night, eluding tag of Jim Mitchell of the Steehvorkers. Game was tem- porarily halted to allow Anderson to brush dust off. Watertower won Class B Tournament game at Watertower Park, 6-1—Don Hayes Photo. that International League team. Jones, who formerly played with the Cardinals, Giants and Detroit, has a 9-4 record in the IL this season. 'It's Getting Late/ Says JohnnyKeane NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals, in third place with eyes on the top, play the New York Mets tonight after acquiring two new pitchers Monday. Curt Simmons 10-5, one of the Redbirds, steadiest, will face Galen Cisco 7-9. "It's getting late," Cardinal manager Johnny Keane said'. "But we nave a" ; ch'ahce.5t6 pick up ground." " The Redbirds bought Ken MacKenzie, 29, from the Mets and pulled up Sam Jones from Atlanta. Jones, 9-4 for the Card farm club, still holds the St. Lou is one-season strikeout record of 225. Jones set the record for the Redbirds in 1958. 'When the Cardinals brought Jones up, they sent relief pitcher Bob Humphreys to Atlanta. General manager Bing Devine said one other hurler had to go to make room for MacKenzie and he put righthander Ed Bauta 34 on waivers. The mets picked Bauta up from the Cards for the ?20,000 waiver price. Pitching isn't the only problem "We've got to get a few clutch hits," Keane said. Simmons will go into tonight's contest trying for his fourth win in a row. The Cardinals are in third place with a 62 and 49 record, a half- game behind second-place San Francisco and five games behind Los Angeles. The Dodgers are leading the league with a 66 and 43 slate. One thing the Cards have going for them against the lowly mets, 32^ games from first, is that the birds have won the opening game of their last eight series in the National League. NationalTank Meet Begins CHICAGO (AP) - Five world record holders head a powerful field for the National AAU Outdoor Men's Swimming and Diving Championships starting Friday. Swimming events will be in the? Olympic size Ridgeland Common pool in suburban Oak Park. The diving will be at Portage Park, scene of the women's AAU championships last year. A team of 16 swimmers and one driver will be selected to compete against Japan. The tour will start in Tokyo Aug. 17-18 and end Aug. 31. The team will leave for Los Angeles Monday and for Japan the next day. World record-holders include freestylers Don Schollander of the Santa Clara, Calif., Swim Club; Australia's Jon Konrads, who now swims lor the University ot Southern ' California , the 1500-meter freef tyje: J86Q Olympic champion; and! Qhft, Jastremski, breaststroke; Tom Stock, backstroke; Ted Stickles, individual medley, all members of the Indiana Uni verity team. A>o competing, is the Indiana •* medley relay team which a world mark, ft inches American Athletes Improved on Tour LONDON (AP)—One of the best and youngest, American irack teams split up today, with important international experi ence tucked away for the future and four victories in the recorc book. John Fennel Of Miami, Fla, who has snapped the world pole vault record six times this year and three times in a little more than three weeks, set his latest mark, 16 feet, 10M, inches, on Monday on the final day of the two-day meet with Britain. It broke his mark of 16-8% set in the same stadium July 13, and bettered by a fraction of an inch his showing in Warsaw July 26. The Yanks got off to a bad start on the four-meet European trip, and had to battle back to salvage a 119-114 victory over the Soviet Union in Moscow, but then they got rolling. They took the Poles 125-83 and West Germany 141-82 before coming to London. The U.S. coach, Payton Jordan, shuffled his forces throughout the four meets, with an eye to getting maximum international experience for the team. "This was a real young team —half of them had never been abroad before," Jordan said. "They got better as they went along, and the young fellows got running experience that will be valuable at the Russian meet next year and the Tokyo Olympics." Robert Hayes and Henry Carr, who hold the sprint world records, improved with every race. So did middle distance man Tom O'Hara. About half the team members are to fly home .late Tuesday. Two small groups are going to Sweden and Norway, another to Jamaica and a fourth to Romania . The American girls, humiliated in Moscow, got better every time out loo. They lost to the British girls— as they had lost at every other stop—but managed to win four of the 11 events on their program here. In the windup of the British meet, the Americans swept to 1-2 finishes in four events and took the mile relay. Frank Covelli won the javelin for the. other American win, while the British took the 3,000- meter steeplechase, the three miles, triple jump and shot put. PROBABLE PITCHERS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League New York Ford 16-5 and Williams 4-3 at Washington Osteen 5-8 and Daniels 3-7 twi-night. Cleveland. Latman 6-6 at Baltimore Roberts 10-9 N. Chicago Herbert.'10-6 at Kansas City Segui 6-4 N. Boston Wilson 9-11 at Detroit .ary 1-5 N. Minnesota Stange 3-3. at Los Angeles Chance 10-11 N. Watertower., Grable Win Class B Tilts St. National' League Louis Simmons 10-5 at New York Cisco 7-9 N. Milwaukee Sadowski 1-4 or Cloninger 7-7 at Pittsburgh Cardwell 7-2 N. Los Angeles Drysdale 13-12 or Miller 7-7 at Chicago Jackson 129. .• . San Francisco Duffalo 3-0 at Houston Brown 4-0 N. Cincinnati O'Toole 14-9 and Jay 4-15 at. Philadelphia Bennett 3-1 and Duren 4-2 twi-night. FIGHT RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Vince Shomo, 149, New York, outpointed Charlie Scott, 150, Philadelphia, 10. TOKYO—Teruo Kosaka, 135, Japan, knocked out Tsuentomi Miyamoto, 135, 6. HOLLYWOOD — Johnny Newman, 147, Los Angeles, stopped Ramon Hurt ado, 146y a , Mexico City. 1, Tiger Announcer DETROIT (AP)-Bob Scheffing, ousted last June as manager of the Detroit Tigers, will be one of the club's play-by-play announcers next season. . team *«> to tfo " BREAK IN TRIAL ATLANTA—Wallace Butte,' former University of Georgia football coacli, leaves the federal building in Atlanta Monday tor a luncheon break from his $10 million libel miit against the Saturday Evening Post which charged him with rigging a football game last .fejU, lie Is ae^mnaalled by a daughter, Mrs, John If. Jones, ri|ht, (AP Wirephoto) In the opening round of the ASA Class B Sectional Softball Tournament at Watertower Park Monday night Grable Construction of Wood River smashed Whitelaw Baptist, 12-7, and Watertower whipped the Steelworkers, 6-1. Burgund was the big hitter for Grable with a triple, double and single in four at-bats while Hargrave and Shive homered. Wilson und Crotchett combined for a three-hitter. Wagner banged out t,wo lilts for Whitelaw as Wood took the loss. Felix Mann fired a two-hitter for Watertower and mowed down 13 Steelworkers. Both Mann and Turnevceck collected a pair of safeties. Carlton and Thomas got the hits for the Steelworkers as Prichard took the loss. In tonight's action Jerseyville meets GUlesple at 8:45 following the VFW-Bob and Gene's game at 7:30. ' Grable construction and Water- tower meet Thursday night at 7:30 in the opening game of the second round. Weightlifting Meet at YM Entries are still taken for the Alton YMCA's 'Second Annual Summer Weightlifting Tournament Saturday, Aug. 17. Anyone interested in entering the meet may register at the Y. Weigh-ins will be conducted at noon the day of the meet. Lifting begins at 1 p.m. Entries will be taken up until noon. The meet is.being sanctioned by the Amateur Athletic Union. AH participants must be registered by the AAU. There will .be .seven divisions in the meet —• bantam, feather, light, middle, light heavy, middle heavy and heavy. Trophies will be awarded to division winners .and medals given to second and third place lifters. Etcheverry ^' Is Released By Cardinals LAKE FOREST - Vetefan (juaterback Sam Etchevemy was released Monday by the St. Lbuls Cardinals, Head coach Wally Lettim said the 32-year old Eleheverry, onetime star at the University of Denver, was released at his own request. If he is not plced up on waivers by some other National Football League team within 48 hours, he will become a free agent. Etcheverry was with the Cards in 1961 and 1962 after nine seasons of Canadian football with Montreal. He started the first four games laSt year, then was benched as Charley Johnson took over the quarterback spot. Cubs Begin Home Series WithDodgers CHICAGO (AP) - While Ernie Banks continues today a series of physical tests to determine what —if anything—might be ailing him, the Chicago Cubs open an important three-game series with Los Angeles. Important? Absolutely. If the Cubs can sweep the series, they will vault into serious contention for the National League pennant. They now trail the league-leading Dodgers by IVs games. Should they lose all three games, then the Cubs could have trouble finishing in the first division, a goal which has eluded them for the last 17 years. To open the series, the Cubs will send Larry Jackson 12-9 against Don Drysdale (13-12) or Bob Miller (7-7). Banks will miss the opener. He will be in Wesley Memorial Hospital to wind up a series of examinations. If nothing .wrong is found with Banks, he will probably return for Wednesday's game, but that will be no assurance that the greatest slugger in Cub history will resume a starting role he has been on the bench , • , i • T Houston's 6 W Boys Ruin San Francisco ' . By BOH GRBBN Associated Press Sport* Writer Woodeshick and Warwick may sound like a vaudeville team but they amuse the San Francisco Gi' ants not .at all. In fact, there was only gloom in the Giants' dressing room after the Colts' Hnl Woodeshick and Carl Warwick finished their act at Houston Monday night. It wasn't a standard perform antie, Eafch did something he el ther didn't want to do w wasn 1 expected to db, But when It wa all over, they were the key fig urea in Houston's 6-5 victory ove the Giants In the only game scheduled in the major leagues Woodeshick, a relief pitcher gave up a home run to Willie Mays, something relief pitchers Rain Doctor Hired For Title Fight very well . remain Tennis Meet At Wood River WOOD RIVER — The First Annual Madison County Closed Amateur Tennis Tournament being sponsored by the Wood River Township Jaycees is slated f o r Aug. 10 and 11 a,t ,Wood River Community High School courts. Carrol Carr, Jaycee chairman of the project, reports that entries are coming in and asks that anyone interested in competing send their entry to the Jaycees, Box 26, Wood River. The cost for singles is $2.50 per person and $2 per person for the doubles matches. Competition will start promptly at 9 a.m. on each day of t h e tournament and trophies will be given first and second place winners in both the singles and doubles divisions of competition. Alton Moose Tops Horseshoe Standings The Alton Moose Lodge topped the Moose League Horseshoe standings with a final record of 3? victories and 13 defeats. Wood River A was second with 36-21 followed by Belleville 36-21, Edwardsville 30-26, Collinsvilie 18 35, and Wood River B 7-38. and might there. The Chicago White Sox open a three-game series in Kansas City with Ray Herbert (10-6) facing Diego Segui (6-4). The Sox trail the league-leading New York Yankees by IVa games an dif they are to contend seriously for the title, they .will have to open a drive soon. Before August ends, the Sox will meet the Yankees eight times- four at home and four on the road. Yank Golfers Play Canada TOLEDO, Ohio (AP)—Four professionals and four amateurs were shooting today to retain for the United States its golf dominance over Canada in the seventh annual International Cup matches over the Sylvania Country Club course.; The U.S. team has won the cup in four of the six previous matches and has a fine group to compete with Canada's golfers this time. The eight pros will share a purse of $5,000, with the winners collecting $750 each and the losers getting $500. The match play, best ball pro- amateur affair will start with pro Gay Brewer Jr. and amateur Riger McManus for the United States going against Canadian pro Alvie Thompson and amateur Gordon MacKenzie. Hagan, Hawks Still Partners ST. LOUIS — After discussions with St. Louis Hawk owner Ben Kerner Monday, Cliff Hagan, who had been offered the coaching job at Kentucky Wesleyen this past weekend, has decided to remain in pro ball. Hagan, however, did not sign his 1963-64 contract and another meeting with Kerner is scheduled (or next week. Hagan, who averaged 20 points pei- game for six seasons before slumping to a 15-point per game basis last year while serving part time, is the only Hawk member, other than Bob Pettit, remaining from the 1958 Hawk championship team- By DENNIS NEEU) LAGOS, Nigeria, (AP) — Nigeria's heavyweight labor minister with responsibility for sport engaged the services of a rain doctor today to ensure there will be no downpour Saturday night when Dick Tiger defends his world middleweight title against Gene Fullmer. Minister Joseph Modupe Johnson will drive round the town with a local medicine man to "persuade people he is on our side," he told newsmen. The 221-pound minister hopes to give a needed boost to ticket sales for the fight in Ibadnn.'s Liberty Stadium. . This is Nigeria's rainy season and when it rains in Nigeria it really rains. "People aren't buying tickets because they think the fight will be washed out," the' minister said. "Of course I don't believe in rain doctors myself but there are still a lot of Nigerians who do." Johnson said it was customary for Nigerians''to engage a rain doctor on the eve of a wedding to maker certain there WHS good weather for the ceremony. "I did it myself," he recalled 'It still rained but at least guests could not blame me." There is a well remembered precedent for enlisting rain doc tors lie said. Before the independ ence celebrations of 1960 the gov ernment gave the DBA of Lagos Adele Adenjii, $2,800 to distribute among them. The OBA is tin traditional city, chieftain. "Princess Alexandra represent ed Britain's Queen Elizabeth a the celebrations and we didn 1 want her to get wet," he said. "Despite the rain docs she stil got soaked and no one lookec glummer than the OBA," Johnso recalled. "It was the biggest blo\ to the superstition ever." What happened to the govern ment money? "It went down the drain," declared the minister. Miss North Carolina Has 37-Point Average GRAHAM, N.C. (AP)—The fa she is 6 feet, 2 inches tall isn the only thing that will distinguis Miss North Carolina at the Mis America Pageant- • ~ ' Jeanne Swanner, 19, probab will be the only entry who ca boast a 37-point basketball sco ing average. The tall, and lovely Tar Hei beauty put the high scoring ave age together in leading the Gra ham High School team to th Eastern 3-A Conference crow MantleLeave With Yankees On Road Trip -NEW YORK (AP) - Micke Mantle, was ready for limited dut today as the New York Yankee hit .the road for a 14-game trip but the ?100,000-a-year slugger i stiH ailing and still faces th possibility,of post-season surgery Before he and the Yanks set ou on the '•] trip that .will take them t Washington, Los Angeles, Chicag and, Boston, Mantle was asked i he thought surgery would be nee essary on his ailing left knee. Mickey hesitated a moment then replied: "I don't know. It might. I jus don'_t know." The Yankee slugger has been out of action since breaking a bone in his left foot in Baltimore June 5, It was' later discovered that the three-time Most Valuable Playei had a loose cartilage in his lef knee, the cause of his curren trouble and the possible target o post-season surgery. He had missed 61 games before returning as a pinch hitter agains Baltimore Sunday night. Htj cracked a dramatic, game-tying homer in his first appearance am was accorded, he said, the .great est fovation of his. career. The oft-injured star said he isn'i yet ready for a v full-time return to duty. "It's hurting yet," he said of his knee. "I still can't play. I hope maybe in a week, but I just don't know." The NEW IDEA in smoking PARTS fpf AM, M4HKS O ELECTRIC SHAVERS TAYLOR JEWELERS 09 EAST FKRQUSON River ALTON PLAZA BARBER SHOP Barborlhg Service No • Appoint* moat Needed I Phone 465-1352 1 during the 1960-61 season. ' There will be no talk of frai femininity if this girl become Miss America. She's a Red Cross water safety instructor, a lifeguard, plays a good tennis game and holds an associate umpire's certificate fo Softball. Despite this, she's sweet a n c feminine. The talent which helpec her win the Tar Heel beauty crown has nothing to do with muscles — it was her ukele-strum- ming and singing. But it's in basketball that she las shown. She already stood 6 feet 2 when she was a freshman at Graham High—a basketball natural. She quickly won a starter's berth and averaged 20 points that first school year. In her sophomore year her average rose to 30 points a season. Opposing teams_ began:, as- sighing two ; gjrls to 'guard her. Graham reached the finals of the conference tournament—and lost. Next year the tall beautyHossed joints left-and right. Graham had an 18-1 record and Jeanne was top scorer with her 37-point average. Three times she scored 49 x>ints. In tournament play she scored 44 points twice, once in he championship game, "My favorite shots were a lay- up and a modified hook shot," says Jeanne. "You couldn't really iall it a hook. It was just some- hing I worked on myself." Jeanne played basketball for ler sorority team tiie past two 'ears at Auburn University. There were 13 teams in the league and she -was selected on the all- star squad both years. Her soror- y team won the championship both years. don't like to do. But he came ou of it the winner. And Warwick, a lighMilttlng ou fielder, was inserted for defetl slve purposes In thd eighth whe Houston had a 4-2 lend. BUI h wound up the offensive star, di'K ing in Ihe winning run with two-out single In the ninth. The loss spoiled the GimUi hopes of making up a little groun on National League-lending Lo Angeles and dropped them bac to a tie for second with St. Louts five games off the pace. The Colts, leading 4-2, appeare to be on the way to an easy vi tory when starter Don Nottebni ran Into trouble in the eighth. Willie McCovey led off with h 1 33rd homer of the season an Mays followed with a single Woodeshick came on, making h' 39lh appearance of the season, single by Orlando Cepfidn find Colt error let in the tying nm but Woodeshick struck out the Ins two men to end the Inning. He struck out, two more in th lop ot the ninth before May crashed his 28th homer into ti left centerfield stands for a a Giants lead. Can Go Faster/ Says Breedlove BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS Utah, — Craig Breedlov thought today he could go eve faster than he did Monday i his jet-powered car when he se a world record of 407.45 mile per hour. In fact he powered his car "Spirit of America," to 428.3 m.p.h. on the first run. Th second run, back over the sam course on the western Utah sa flats, was at a 388.47 m.p.h rate. His average speed was a rec ord 407.45 m.p.h. The old mark was 394.19 m.p.h. set on the flats in 194 by the late Sir John Cobb o England. • Breedlove, a one-time ' ho i-odder from Los Angeles, sai he had been alter the recor ever since he began tinkerin with cars when he was 14 That was four years after Cob set the mark. Breedlove is 26 But Cobb's car was conven tional piston powered. The drive shaft was connected ti he wheels. Breedlove's car i more like a jet airplane on vheels. In fact : ft is powerqc by a modified J-47 jet airplane engine. The wheels are no :urned directly by the engine Therefore the record keepers may have to qualify Breed ove's mark, noting the differ ences. . '• : ' Breedlove thinks his 'three- vheeled vehicle '., can go 500 m.p.h., and he plans to try for a faster mark sometime this veek. Wood River Sox Win Regional Game WOOD RIVER — The Wood River Sox of the Khoury League Juvenile Division), playing heir second game in the region 1 playoffs Saturday afternoon eat a team from Centreville b> score of 13-0. Bob Hasten, Sox pitcher, threw no-hitter. Only two batters eached base. He struck out 13 Chris Farrell, Sox rightfielder irovided the big hit of the game triple with the bases loaded. HIV prullt tirmt U. 8, Royal AIR RIPE® 2 for 6,70x15 Tube-type Blackwell Whitehall , , .2 for $25.90 $1 prices plus taVand smooth tire off ypur o«r. Tlrei mounted DRAKE TIRE CO, 1214-16 i, BROAPWAY U.S. ROYAL kftp jfpgif i|Ifl HP §'9897 Alt-Wood Plays Granite For 'A' Title CASEYVlLLfi ?- The ern Illinois Athletic Club ot G*» hokla defeated Johnny's of Belleville, 24, In the 7:30 tame Monday night and then reached the end of the Glass A A.S.A. tournament troll when It dropped the 8:45 contest to the Alt* Wood Merchants, 34. The Morclmnts play UraM- Ho City Park District tonight in title tilts nl 7!80 and, If necessary, again nl 8:4B. Granite City In tin- defeated In the tournament while the Merchants have one loss. Thus, Alt-Wood niunt win two gained to capture tlio title. In the first game a walk and an error In (he sixth Inning produced n run and gave Johnny's n temporary lend but SIAC lied Ihe contest with two outs In the bottom ot the seventh and won it with one down In the eighth. Clele Schwnegel, who had pitched the entire first game for SIAC, was again on the mound for SIAC in the nightcap. Butch Ristcr started for the Merchants. Howlu KONS'S sacrifice (ly produced a first Inning run for SI AC but Alt-Wood came buck with a pair In Its lialf of 'the first on two lilts and two SIAC errors. Glen Wlnt- Jen and Doc West collected both Hie safeties and (lie rims. Ulster ran into trouble in the second. With one down, Ed Holdener singled but was out at second. Ron Jelinek and RUBS Hawkins (hen slapped hits and Bob Garner came on the scene for Alt-Wood. Garner got Charlie Baer on strikes to end the uprising.- Alt-Wood added an insurance run In the third. Whit- jon singled again and came around on two SIAC errors. Garner got tlic victory for Air-Wood, hurling the last 5% innings and giving up only two hits while fanning seven. SIAC (I) Alt-Wood (3) Player AB R HPIayer AB R H Baer .310 Wlnljon 222 Ross 200 Bruckert Westbrook 301 West Scliwaegel 200 Metz Moore 300 Davis Camden 300 Flncher Holdener 301 Boverla Jelinek 2 01 Godar Albrecht loo Rister Hawkins 201 Garner 300 3 1 1 200 300 300 200 2 0 1 000 200 Totals Inning: SIAC Alt-Wood 24 1 4 Totals 1234567 22 3 4 R HE 1000000—1 4 4 201000 X— 3 4 1 BASEBALL HEROES By THE ASSOCIATED PBE8S HITTING — Carl Wai-wick, Houston, singled in winning run vith two out in the ninth in the Colts' 6-5 edge over San Francisco. PITCHING—Hal Woodeschick, Houston, struck out four in two nnings of relief and gained cred- t for ninth inning victory, in'the bolts' 6-5 decision over San Francisco. Record Entries STOCKHOLM (AP) - A record 5 nations, including the United itates and Russia, have entered he world weightlifting champion- hips in Stockholm Sept. 7-13, SUMMER! TIME FOR 20" Only Other Sizes In Proportion Vt ffiw WELLS TIRE 00, 88 E. Wdvvy JlQ 8 WELLS-SCHMIDT TJHf Qfl, 01 & Fergwon, Wood Blver

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