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j AUGUST 26, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE FIFTEEN nml Outdoors with Hitrold Brand Active Boarding Tontn The Const Guard Mobile Boarding Team lii this area Is most active. Hie team recently spent 10 dnys In the Beardslpwn region checking boats to see 11 they meet federal regulations. "In the three - week period end- Ing Aug. 22, we boarded about 300 boats on Alton Lake and at Beardstown," reported DM 1 Frank L. Katyimkt, 113a Washington Court, officer In charge of the team. "We found 95 boats in violation of government regulations. "Most violations was because the boalowner foiled to have the certificate of numbers paper on board," he continued. "Others also had the improper display o£ numbers. There must be a space the equlvllent of a letter between the prefix and the numbers and between the numbers and the suf- Ux. The space should be as wide as on M, or W. A hyphen Is permitted In the space." Fire Uxtlnguklicrs The second most violations was the lack of having a llfesaving device for each person on board. The third most violations was the lack of having a fire extinguisher. Federal law states that any boat under 26 foot with open construction doesn't need a fire extinguisher. However, if any boat, no matter how small even with a five horsepower engine, has a closed fuel compartment, an extinguisher is required. Illinois state law requires a fire extinguisher for all boats with 10 or more horsepower. "We also stopped two boatown- ers for reckless and negligent operation in the recreational area on the upstream Missouri side of Alton Locks and Dam," Katynski said. "One boatowner ran close to and dropped a skier in a bathing area and another boat- owner ran his boat near the bath- Ing area at excessive speed. These violations carry a heavy penalty." Week-Day Boating Slow Normally, after a notice of violation such as lack of equipment is given, the boatowner has 14 days to meet regulations and write to the Coast Guard Commander in St. Louis telling what has been done to correct the violation. The Commander decides whether to mitigate or to impose penalties. The other day Katynski, who Is also ah airplane pilot, flew over Alton lake making an aerial boat- Ing survey. He found that plea* sure boating is slow during the week. In contrast, boating Is exceptionally heavy on weekends', Katylnskl concluded. The Team's patrol boat Is kept at Clifton Terrace Marina, Sheafed l*io|>ollcr The Boners Club gained a new nominee recently when Harold Slmtmrger of Wood River attempted to run his boat onto his trailer. He was loading the boat at the Bowline Boat Club ramp on the Hartford (Cahokiu) Canal and asked a bystander if there was plenty of water. Slmburger was • told the water was eight feet deep so he gunned the motor. But the concrete ramp was under the aluminlm propeller and all three blades sheared off evenly as if the propeller had been put on a lathe. Simburger thinks now that the bystander maybe meant the ramp was eight feet wide. Forgot Tackle It. Jack Robinson of Wood River also became a nominee to the Boners Club the other day. He went to the Lake of the Ozarks for a week of fishing and found that he had left his rod and reels leaning against the side of his house. He telephoned for a friend to bring the missing equipment.. Monkey Was Shot Richard lirnlnerd of Grafton unc] his cousin Arthur Armstrong of Jerseyville went squirrel hunting one evening recently in Grahm Hollow near Grafton. They didn't shoot any squirrels but shot a monkey. The monkey was high in a tree and in the fading light only enough was seen to resemble a squirrel, this column was told. Armstrong fired and the monkey fell to the ground. It seems that since the incident many persons claimed it was their pet monkey that had escaped. Spotty Hunting Martin Arnold of Grafton says that squirrel hunting this season is very spotty. The busheytails are found only where mere are hickory nuts and the nuts are scarce this year too. Hickory nuts have been scarce the past three or four years possibly due to spring freezes, Arnold said. Ralston Ready For Cup Action &ROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) Chuck McKinley and Dennis Ralston, America's t6p tennis players, definitely have cemented their doubles, partnership and declared they're ready for more Davis Cup competition. "We feel we've found ourselves as a doubles team," McKinley said Sunday after the pair beat top-seeded Mexicans Rafael Osuna and Antonio Palafox 9-7, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9 for the national doubles title. McKinley and Ralston beat the Mexicans for the doubles crown here two years ago, but lost to the same tandem both In the doubles and the Davis Cup American Zone playoffs In 1962. Their doubles victory over Wimbledon champions Osuna and Palafox was the key to the recent U.S. triumph In the American Zone Davis Cup semifinals in Los ngeles. The women's crown went to Australians Margaret Smith and Robyn Ebbcrn in an upset. They efeated defending champions Darlene Hard of Los Angeles and Maria Bueno of Brazil, 4-6, 10-8, -3. Mrs. Welts Wins Gals' Amateur Golf WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP)- :"hird-time champion Mrs. Anne Quast Welts and her victim, teenager Peggy Conley, hadn't ilanned to enter the 1963 Women's National Amateur Golf Tourna- nent. But both got plenty of mileage out of their decisions, Mrs. Welts winning the 36-hole final Saturday 2 and 1 over the high school junior 'rom Spokane, Wash. A previous winner in 1958 and .961, Mrs. Welts' decision was made for her by her husband of two months. He is an attorney and she a history teacher at Mt. Vernon, Wash. High School. Mrs. Welts, 25, was a last-minute entry. Mrs. Welts had played in only one other tournament, the Western Carry Back's Days Of Racing Finished Amastar's bid for the 2-year-old title has been sidetracked, at least temporarily; Carry Back definitely has run his last race and Crimson Satan again has asserted his right to be recognized as one of the top handicap performers. These were the chief developments in Saturday's thoroughbred racing program. Amastar, from the Graee Creek Farm of Max Clark of Longview, Tex., had won all five of his starts and was the 3-4 favorite to whip six other juveniles in the $11,375 Hopeful which wound up Saratoga's Centennial meeting. But at the end of the 6V6 furlongs he was second, one length back of Reginald Webster's Traffic. Springfield Loses Connie Mack Contest The victory, . achieved in the slow time of 1:18 3-5, was only the second in 10 starts for Traffic He picked up $72,394 to add to his previous earnings of $14,150 and paid $17.60. Carry Back's racing career ended even before he had a chance at the big time. Mrs Katherine ..Price's 5-year-old mil ionaire suffered a chip in the sesamoid bone in his left fron ankle during a morning workou Saturday in preparation for the 113,150 Washington Park Hondi cap at Arlington Park. Trainer Jack Price immediate! announced that no attempt would be made to bring the son of Sag gy back to competition. He hac run once, finishing 'second in the Buckeye Handicap at Randal D ark, after a season in the stud CB, 1961 3-year-old champ, re 615. Only Round Table, Nashus and Kelso have won more. With Carry Back out of th« •ace Crimson Satan from Pete Salmon's Crimson King Farm ,von the Washington Park Hand! cap with a 1:49 3-5 clocking fo SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) - Klrkland, Wash., is the only undefeated team after the end of the second round of the Connie Mack Baseball World Series. Sunday night, Kirkland scored three unearned runs In the first Inning to defeat Santa Cruz, 3-1. Four errors committed by Santa Cruz aided in their defeat. Defending champion Fort Wortl was eliminated from tournament play as It lost to Chicago, 5-3 The Chlcagoans scored four runs in the fourth inning on four sin gles and two errors to wrap up the game. Springfield, III, went out of the contest by suffering its second loss to Des Molnes, Iowa 3-2. Des Moines, with two outs in the sixth Inning, won the decision with a single then a home run. In earlier play, Klrkland took its first win of the day with John Sloan pitching a 6-hlt shutout for a 3-0 victory over Fort Worth. Fort Worth committed tour errors. mlles - Speedy Scot Heavily Favored in 3rd Spot DU QUOIN, 111. (AP) - After falling to win the Hambletotiian In 12 previous starts, trainer-driver Ralph Baldwin looks like a sure thing Wednesday with Speedy Scot. Not since 1945 at Goshen, N.V. when Titan Hanover, straight-heat winner, was such a strong choice that porlmutuel wagering on him was refused or since the reign of such an overwhelming favorite as Scott Frost in 1955, has there been Speedy Scot. At the betlcss Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, the Castlelon Farm's color-bearer is listed at 2-5 on the unofficial line for the 38th Ham- blelonian, premier race for 3-year- old trotters. The 47-year-old Baldwin, from Pompano Beach, Fla., also aims to become the second driver to win trolting's triple crown. Joe O'Brien did it with Scott Frost. The first leg of the crown, the Yonkers Futurity, was won by Speedy Scot even though he broke stride. The Kentucky Futurity In Lexington Oct. 4 completes the series. Speedy Scot, however, didn't scare off too many rivals. Thirteen other trotters were named Sunday for the Hambletonian. With the lineup of 10 colts and 4 fillies, the event will be the sixth richest with a purse of $115,549 and $56,619 to the winner. Aiding Speedy Scot's chances was the pulling of No. 3 post position in a blind draw. "I'm well satisfied with that spot," said Baldwin. "Speedy Scot has the speed to get out in front Rock Falls Wins Softball Tourney Opener ROCK ISLAND, HI. (AP)-Two llinois pitchers hurled and hit their teams to victories Sunday night in the opening of the International Softball Congress world ournament. Illinois champion Rock Falls >eat the All-Indian champion, Waler, Okla., in the first game 2-0 h winning pitcher Dick Thompson hitting a home run in the sec- Women's Amateur, since last fall. Miss Conley, 16-year-old chubby, freckle-faced darling of the galler- es, tasted her first major tournament when she got to the semi- Inals of the Western Junior girls event. She was beaten in the finals of ;he recent National Girls Tourna : nent and decided to try the Na- .ional Women's only because Al:>any, N.Y. is only 34 miles from Williamstown. John Pennel Tops 17 Feet BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John Pennel, toast of the sports world after his phenomenal 17 foot inch pole vault Saturday, has proved that leaps of that nature don't come every day. The 23-year-old champion settled for a 16-3 vault Sunday in the Buffalo Firefighters' Association track and field championships. He attempted two leaps at 17-1, bu nicked the bar both times on the way up. Saturday, the ex-Army lieuten ant topped the 17 foot mark at a meet at the University of Miami Pennel, who has rewritten the pole vaulting record books, ha; cleared 16 feet 29 times. Before Saturday's performance, he hek the world record of 16-10% inchei set in a recent dual meet between United States and British teams The University of Miami at Cor al Gables holds a 13-11 footbal edge over Florida. ind inning. Host team Rock Island defeated -anon City, Colo, in the second ;ame, 4-0 with winning pitcher Dick Brubaker driving in two runs on a triple and home run. Dubuque, Iowa, beat Los Alamos, N.M. 11-1 in the third game and Fort Wayne, Ind. defeated Tulsa, Okla,, 2-1 in the final contest. Brubaker's shutout was his ifth straight win in tournament play. He extended his runless-in ning string to 25. Sunday night he 11 and walked four. Tonight's schedule: O g d e n Utah, versus Mercury, Nev., 5 p.m. Phoenix, Ariz,, versus Long mont, Calif., 6 p.m. Rock Falls 111., versus Gardena, Calif., p.m. The Air Force versus Allen town, Pa., 8 p.m. Dinuba, Calif, versus Valparaiso, Ind., 9 p.m. Bowling BOWL HAVEN Friday Nite 7 p.m. Seal 207, Gallup 204, Howarth 201, Linebarger 201, Romano 201 Oasslo Dougherty 247-226 (661), Funk 233-222 (637), Losch 223-201 (615) Dabbs 211-205 (611), Gibberso 215-210 (609), Kania 233-224 (614) Pichee 242-203 (606), Ballan 234-214 (612). Milton Road Barbershop M24 MILTON ROAD Next Door to Camp Electric Specializing in Flat Top And All Styles of Haircuts Children Welcome BILL WOOTEN. Prop. DESTRUCTION THRILL SHOW A Benefit Show Sponsored lALTON EXCHANGE CLUB FOR Shell OH Company has service station available, located at Broadway and Main, Al* ton, Illinois. Excellent high tratflg and neighborhood potential. New functional ranch type station will be built on this location within year, Experience desirable but not essential, Shell will give sue* cflssful applicant three weelw of paid training- Fine opportunity for ambitious num.- For more Information, call 854-3804 op write P,Q, B 400, Wood River, Illinois, Attention G. A. Early. SEPT. 1st TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED FROM EXCHANGE CLUB MEMBERS OR Btack'8 Sporting Goods BftrleH'g Runnel! Blind & Awning and this is an excellent place from which to do it. It's the best colt I've ever had." Speedy Scot was sired by Speedster, a third-place divisional finisher in the 1957 Hambletonian, and is an extremely big, powerful animal. He weighs from 1,100 to 1,150 pounds and Is so bold-gaited with a pounding force that padding is used between his shoes and hooves as a cushion. "It's just a precaution against any unsoundness that might develop in his legs," Baldwin said. "We also race him with bandaged hand legs for protection against accidentally nicking himself." The only race Speedy Scot lost in six starts this year was caused by him breaking gait and then throwing a shoe. Every nail in his shoes is now Inspected by Baldwin before he takes him on the 'ack. Many experts at DuQuoin figure hat Speedy Scot—who has the est time of any rival with a :59 2-5—will break the Hamble- onlan record of 1:58 2-5 set in 961 by Harlan Dean on the blaz- ng fast clay mile oval at the 'airgrounds. The race has been eld there since 1957. Veteran trainer-driver Del Millr, who will be piloting Dorado, aid "this track is just made for peedy Scot, and I look for him o better 1:58." "Coming from the No. 3 post ositlon on a mile track, I don't hink this colt will have any trou- )le going off stride. Given good veather and track conditions, I ook for him to do about 1:57 4-5," IG added. Speedy Scot is part of a Baldvin-trained entry that includes Captain's Boy and Dorado. The rail position in the first tier if 10 starters went to Glidden lanover, who has the second best ivinning mile heat of 1:59 4-5. ilidden, driven by Eddie Wheeler, in an unofficial 5-1 choice. U. S. Tankers Drown Japan OSAKA, Japan (AP)—A touring group of young swimmers' from Alton Girts Place High In Jamboree BLOOMINGTON, HI. — Three Alton youths placed in the finals of the Illinois State Jamboree from a field of 600 Sunday. Gall Murphy finished second in the Bn • yard dash, tluth Ann Wnlker cnmc In fifth In the junior girl'* 75- yard dash and Ethel Hargrny finished seventh In the midget girls' 60-yard dash. The Jamboree is a yearly track event co-sponsored by the Illinois Youth Commission and Illinois Jaycees. More than 12,000 youngsters throughout the state competed with 600 reaching the finals. Pott Ties Course RecordLPaltner 2nd Walter Bellemore of the Alton Jaycees and Bob Hewitt of the Illinois Youth Commission accompanied the Alton contingent to Bloomington. Bethalto Nine Wins Tourney The Bethalto YMCA Little League team consisting of 10 and 11 year old boys, won first place in the O'Fallon Invitational Baseball Tournament at a playoff Saturday. The team defeated Baden of St. Louis by a score of 6 to 4 to win the championship over eight, teams in three counties. In the eliminations the team beat Belleville 6 to 5 and Lebanon 17 to 6. A party will be given In honor of the team Wednesday evening at the home of Lonnie Bowman, one of the team managers. The other manager is Robert Bottoms. Catcher on the team was Donnle Greer and pitchers were Bobby Dice and Ricky Imel. Montana Winrier SEATTLE (AP)-Full Regalia an outsider with Jimmy Craswel up, won the $25,000 added Long acres Mile Handicap for 3-year olds at Longacres Sunday. AKRON, Ohio (AP)—"Arnold's done it to me so many times that 1 knew it was my turn and I had to win," Johnny Pott said after turning back tho challenge' of Arnold Palmer and winning the $50,000 American Golf Classic. Pott, a drawling, 27-year-old rom Cape Girardeau, Mo., said is confidence 1 didn't waver Sun- lay as he forged a closing round 5-35—70 for a 276 total and a our-stroke lead over Palmer. The victory earned him $9,000 nd was his first tournament triumph of the year, boosting his earnings to $23,115. Palmer collected $4,600, which •aised his 1963 earnings to $101,ii>5, making him the first golfer o earn more than $100,000 in official money for one year. Poll started the Classic with a 17 for a first-round tic with U.S. Open champion Julius Boros and Wilier Barber. Another sub-par 68 Triday put him on top alone and a '1 Saturday gave him a one-stroke ead over Palmer, who had a sizzling 66 in the third round. Arnie's army was out en masse lunday in the crowd of 10,070 vhich trampled the magnificent ,165-yard Firestone Country Club course, waiting for Pott to fold under Palmer pressure. The LSU graduate, who has been on the tour for seven years with only three previous victories, reused to yield. He bogeyed the first hole and fell into a tie with Palmer, but regained his advantage with a birdie on the second lole. To add to the triumph, Pott's four-round total of 276 tied the course record set by Palmer lasl year. Palmer shot a 37-36—73 for an even par 280. Boros finished third with a 281 to earn $3,000 and Dave Hill, shooting a closing 34-35—63, endec with 282 and $2,600. Masters and PGA champion Jack Nicklaus and British Open KLUMP BOAT& MOTOR 1319 Milton Rd. HO 5-6541 Boats & Motors FISHING TACKLE Select (rom the beat names I champion Bob Charlns, the idol o: the left-handed swingers, tied for fifth place with 283 totals and won $2,200 each. Alton Pin Mark Falls at Mesa MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Youthfu Billy Hardwick shattered a work record Sunday night to win the 12,400 Mesa-Phoenix Professional Jowler's Association Open. The 23-year-old San Mateol :alif. pin spillcr totaled 9,738 pins 'or 40 games to win by 429 pins over second-,place Harry Smith of Baltimore. Hardwick actually spilled 9,088 pins, but picked up an additional 550 by winning 13 of 16 match games in the round-robin finals. Tlie old record was 9,431 pins by Vern Downing of Rodeo, Calif., in a tourney earlier this year at Alton, 111. Belleville Driver 3rd NEW BREMEN, Ohio. (AP) Arnie Knepper, Belleville, 111., finished third Sunday hi the 15- lap U.S. Auto Club sprint car feature on the New Bremen Speedway. Chuck Hules, Downey, Calif., won the event in 11:34.90 Tankers End Swim Season, BETHALTO — An end-oMh« season swimming meet and dlv« ng exhibition were held Sfttur* day at Town and Country Swimming Pool. The diving exhibition was singed by Ron Waltz, Bill Me- MHleti, Mary Fontana, Dan Benjey, Tom Lchnen and Dava Swan. Winners In the swimming meet were as follows: One lap races 125 yards) 5-6 year old, Jay Darr, 28.4 seconds; 7-8 year old, Don Benjey, 21.9 9- year old, Nick Darr, 11.5 10- year old Todd Benjey, 23.1; 11- year old, Tom Lehnen 18.2; 1112-year old girls, Carol Medley, 17.8. Winners in two lap (50 yard) races were 12-year old;, Alan Slkes, 36.5 seconds; 13-year old, Bill Lehnen, SQ.5 13-year old girl, Mary Fontana, 30.8; 14- year boy, Terry Edwards, 30.0. Delco Super Ride Shock Absorbers Sold At Vogclsang'8 Std. 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Schollander, of Santa Clara, Calif., smashed the 2:00.3 listed mark set by Robert Windle in the 200-meter freestyle, going the distance in 1:58.4 for his third time under two minutes in the last month. A U.S. quartet swam the 400- meter medley relay in 4:00.1, bettering the 4:01.6 mark held by the Indianapolis A.C. Dick Mc- Geah of Southern Cal. led off, and was followed by Bill Craig of Southern Cal. Walter Richardson of Minnesota and Steve Clark of Yale. GENERAL ^•n TIRE LAST WEEK! All tires sale priced BLACKWALLS • WHITE WALLS TUBELESS • TUBE TYPE GENERAL S.T. FULL WEIGHT FULL CONSTRUCTION FULL 4-PLY PITTSFIELD, ILL. 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