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Tuesday, June 20, 1972
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Supreme Court Rules PGA Yells Tore!' When Against Curt Flood's Suit Dave Hill Starts to Talk For the third time in SO years, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to overturn baseballs unique status as the only sport exempt from antitrust laws. The highest court in the land thus threw the matter back at a seemingly disinterested Congress, which has adopted none' of the more than SO bills introduced in the last two decades to change baseball's reserve system which binds a player to one team indefinitely. In a 5-3 ruling Monday against a suit brought by former outfielder Curt Flood, the court's refusal to redefine the reserve clause raised the possibility of another and more massive general strike next spring than the one which delayed the start of the 1972 baseball season for more than a week. "Technically, it is a subject for collective bargaining," said Richard Moss, counsel for the Major League Baseball Players Association. "But practically, it is the subject for a strike, a long strike. You either forget it or strike over it, and both are unfortunate courses." The so-called basic agreement between players and owners expires Dec. 31, along with pension and health Insurance agreements reached after the recent strike in April. The basic agreement covers minimum salary, expenses and many other rules. One baseball executive, asking to remain unidentified, said, "I hope we're intelligent enough—players and management alike—to negotiate this before we're forced to do it." That power rests with Congress. But Justice Harry A. Blackmun, delivering the Supreme Court's majority opinion, noted that Congress has had a long time to do something about it and said the fact that it did nothing indicates more than "mere Congressional silence and passivity." In fact, he said, the Supreme Court "has concluded that Congress has had no intention to subject baseball's reserve system to the reach of the anti- Matt Mills In NIRA Rodeo PORTALES, N.M. -Matt Mills of Pampa is one of the contestants representing Eastern New Mexico University in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association championships in Bozeman, Mont., this week. The rodeo began today and continues through Saturday. Sidney Mills is ENMU's entrant in the National Finals Rodeo Queen contest. ENMU's men's team won its fourth consecutive Southwest Region title recently. The women's team also won its division, making it the first time that both teams have finished first in the region in the same year. Pace Merrill of Baraboo, Wis., who won the regional all-around cowboy honors, leads ENMU into the competition. Ed Wright of Portales, who placed second to Merrill in regional will also participate. Mills is scheduled to enter the steer wrestling, calf roping and ribbon roping competitions. trust statutes." Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn said the decision "opens the way for renewed collective bargaining on the reserve system following the 1972 season." : Exactly what the players want was explained by Milt Pappas, player representative of the Chicago Cubs: "The ruling doesn't make a lot of difference and the players were not looking to make utter chaos, which complete elimination of the reserve clause would do. However, some owners now have an idea how the players feel. "What we are going to seek at the meeting table is an agreement that will give veteran players some freedom in negotiating. After a certain time with a club, say five years or eight years, a player should be able to sit down and negotiate on whether he can get more money if he's worth it, or be free to bargain with another club." JUNIORS PLAY PROS WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Insurance Youth Golf Classic will be held at the Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Aug. 4 through 8. The event, sponsored by the National Association of Insurance Agents, will feature 20 touring golf pros against ISO of the nation's best junior golfers. ilfht Jtanipa Oailu NCHIB PAMPA, TEXAS 66th YEAR Tuesday, June 20, 1972 Baseball Roundup Bv Associated Press The Pittsburgh Pirates blasted their way out of a rut Monday night, but the Houston Astros have found a groove they'd like to stay in. The Pirates, shut out by San Diego 4-0 and 1-0 in their last two starts and scorelss for 23 innings, erupted for 16 hits—including home runs by Roberto Clemente, Gene Alley and Al Oliver-and pasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-3. The Astros, meanwhile, got their second consecutive one- hit pitching performance when Larry Dierker limited New York to a lone single as Houston defeated the Mets 3-0 for the Astros' fifth straight victory. As a result, Pittsburgh moved back into first place in the National League East by one- half game over the Mets, while the Astros pulled within a half- game of first-place Cincinnati in the NL West. The Reds were blanked by Montreal 20. In the only other National League baseball action, the Chicago Cubs nipped San Francisco 7-6 in 11 innings. Philadelphia's game at Atlanta and San Diego's contest at St. Louis were rained out. In the American League, Boston bombed Texas 12-0, California edged Baltimore 4-3 and Oakland beat Detroit 7-3. Cleveland's game at Minnesota was rained out, while the New York Yankees, Milwaukee, Kansas City and Chicago White Sox were not scheduled. Olympic Trials Boycott Threatened By Women LOS ANGELES (API-Two American record-holders in women's track events said Monday they would boycott their Olympic training camp if the site was r&t moved from Champaign, III. Discus throw or )lga Connolly and long jumper Martha Watson said they wrote a letter to Amateur Athletic Union President Jack Kelly and sent a copy to Nell Jackson, women's Olympic team coach who lives in Champaign, home of the University of Illinois. "We shouldn't have to compete where it's hot, humid and always raining," said Miss Watson. She said her letter was also signed by nine other Olympic qualified girls. Miss Watson, from Long Beach, Calif., made her statement at the meeting of the Southern California Track Writers Association. "There is usually so much wind that people have to hold the high jump cross bars. It seems that Miss Jackson would like to have the camp close by so that she doesn't get docked any pay. I'm going to lose money by going to this camp." SHAVING STROKES by Frank Beard 57-Anti-SHcing Tip Here's another thought that may help the nine out of 10 golfers who slice. Imagine that the ball is marked off into four parts. Now instead of thinking about just hitting the ball, think about hitting the inside back fourth. You might even want to paint that portion of some of your practice balls to help you concentrate on iV. You soon will be swinging on a more inside-out path that will straighten out your slice. (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) (NEXT: Hitting from a Divot.) Miss Watson shares the American long jump record with Wlllye White of Chicago at 21-6. Little League Scores Haralson Oil beat Gibson's 16-6 in the first American Little League game last night. Vansickle was on the mound for Haralson. Doom was three for four at the plate to lead all batters. S&J Mart got by Carmichael-Whatley 11-8 in the AL's second game. Mike Harrel was the winning pitcher. Steve Stout, who hit a home run, and Mumford were the leading hitters. Cabot bombed Holmes Gift Shop 16-1 in the NL's first contest. Dusty Hudson got the win. Celanese ran away from Duncan Insurance 23-3 in their game. Jeff Cook was the winning pitcher. Jeff Coulter was the leading batter in the game, going three for four. In the first farm league game of the evening, Thompson Parts beat Pampa Wholesale 18-12. Gene Moore got the win for Thompson Parts. Fischer Insurance beat Pioneer Natural Gas 22-13 in the second farm game. Jeff Putnam was the winning pitcher. Babe Ruth Scores The newly formed Babe Ruth farm league (consisting of two teams, the Red and the Blue) wound up seasonal play Saturday with the Blue beating the Red for the first time, 8-7. Brian South was the winning pitcher and Tim Hill got the loss. In all, four games were played this year with the Reds coming out on top 3-1. A thirteen year old all-star team will be picked from these two teams. McClure Catches 22 1/2" Bass Geary* McClure, 2321 late weed, caught thii large mouth bau while fishing at a Farm Pond in Wheeler County. Caught on a paitic warm, the ban meoiured 22 1/2 inchet long and weighed 6 Ib 4 01 Thit picture was taken at Pampa Tent and Awning, 317 K. town en Highway 60. Bring in your catch te have the picture taken ond the weight recorded. Coldest BEER In Town Ballentine BEER 6 » 99 c W cans t t Minit Mart 2100 Perry ton Pkwy. By FRANK LINDY DENVER, Colo.—(NBA)— "Most guys playing the pro golf tour," says Dave Hill in no uncertain tones, "seem to be afraid to voice an opinion about anything." That has never been said about Hill, his sport's most outspoken individualist. Me has strong opinions about virtually everything and will express them at the drop of a tee. He has been fined for his remarks, and last year sued the Professional Golfers' Ass o c i a t i o n and its Tournament Players Division for, among other things, "violating his constitutional right to free speech." (The suit was settled out of court with neither side publicly proclaiming victory.) "I don't see why athletes cannot have the freedom to say what they think," Hill says. "Especially in a sport like golf where I'm my own boss and have to foot all my own bills. "I keep hearing that I'm controversial, but I don't go around looking for trouble. Most of the things I've said that got a lot of attention were in response to reporters' questions. I've never ducked a question and I don't plan to start now. "I suppose the writers come to me because they know most of the other players aren't going to say anything. There are more than a few guys on the tour who arc glad when I speak up, because then they don't have to." A couple of Hill's more notorious remarks were directed at a U.S. Open site and British galleries, respectively. His views probably were concurred with by most of his fellow players but they remained quieter. When asked what was lacking at the 1970 U.S. Open site, the II a z e 11 i n e course in Minnesota, Hill cracked: "Just 80 acres of corn and a few cows." The nation's headline writers went wild. After an unhappy experience with a customarily patriotic British golf crowd, Hill was asked if he would return to Great Britain. "Only," he replied, "if I die and my casket is shipped here by mistake." Lost in translation, unfortunately, was Hill's puckish sense of humor. He intended both remarks as much in fun as anything else. "Nowadays everybody takes golf so deathly seriously," he says. "It's strictly business with guys like Frank Beard. They're always complaining how much work it is. This game wasn't meant to be played so seriously. It's for fun—it's not a religion. "I get as fed up with it as anybody else who does something to excess. I can get to where I hate tournament golf, but I still love to come home to Denver and play with hacker friends. It's still only a game, you know." Because he gets so tense if he plays the tour for long stretches, Hill is cutting down his schedule. He has played in only about half the tournaments and has come back from a slump by winning one title and earning more than $65,000 already. "In the past I've stayed out here and beaten my head against the wall and lost 35 pounds in a year," says Hill, who weighs only 155 top weight with a couple of clubs under his arm. "It isn't worth it. Now I gel away and forget about it and relax. I pick my spots," On the course—not when he thinks something needs saying. (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) Gordon Jaehne of Houston captains Army's golf team. Booster Club Meets Tonight The Pampa Booster Club meets tonight at 7:30 in the film room of the football field house. Jack Hood will show isolated shots of the spring Green and Gold game, announced club president John McGuire. Ticket sales and other matters of business will also be discussed at the meeting. The SWC Highlights Film, originally scheduled to be shown, will be on the agenda for the July meeting instead. SET FALCON RECORD AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Coach Royce Harnsberger's Air Force Falcons set a U. S. Air Force Academy tennis record with a 16-6 record this spring. The Air Force won six straight matches at the start of the season before being stopped by Navy, 5-4. The Falcons shut out seven rivals and beat six others by 8-1 scores. BOWLING IN MIAMI MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mac Lowry of Seattle, Wash., 1972 ABC all events bowling champion, will represent the United States in the 10th Tournament of the Americas in Miami, Fla., July 16-22. He will be sponsored by the American Bowling Congress in the week-long competition that is expected to attract entries from more than 20 countries. 2 Monuments M A H K E R S - M o n » in o n I s. II i- s I material. Lowest prices I'honc Furl 665-5622. II] S. llobarl. 3 Personal SPOTS before your eyes-on your new carpet-remove them with Blue Lustre. Rent electric shampoorcr. $1. Pampa Hardware. TOP 0 TEXAS Masonic Lodge No. 1.181. Monday, June I9th, study and practice. Tuesday. June 20th. feed at 6:30 two MM degrees. Visitors welcome. Members urged to attend. COME TO 108 Sunset Drive. Yellow house south across street from Central Park. Try one of Jess Turner's $1.50 hair cuts. 10 to»f and Found LOST: White toy female poodle. Reward offered. 665-2566. 14 Businesi Service REFRIGERATOR AND AIR CONDITIONER REPAIR D. J. WILLIAMS. 665-8894._ Circle 'S' Appliance Repair Service on Washers and Dryers. 1100 Alcock. Gary Stevens. 665-8905 140 Carpentry RALPH BAXTER CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER ADDITIONS-REMODELING PHONE 665-8248 Concrete Storm Cellar* Any si?.e. foundations, driveways, floors, house leveling. Free estimates. 665-1015. 14H General Service ACTION GROUP A.A. iind AI-Anon meet Wednesdays 8 p.m. and Sundays 4 p.m. in West annex of Church at North Gray and Montague SI reels. 665-2521. ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS ami AI- Anon meet every Tuesday and Saturday at 8 p.m. 727 W. Browning. Welcome. Call 665-1242 anytime. 5 Special Notices VAC-PAC NOW! Don't miss out on The Pampa News while you're away! Order a vacation pack for the period of your vacation by calling 669-2525 or be telling your newspaper carrier. Your VAC-PAC will be delivered to your door upon your return. Be sure and lake advantage of the free offer. PIANO LESSONS. Call 069-7124. Enroll for summer session. Beginners are a speciality. Klectnc Razor Service. Any make. Any model. Authorized service on Remington and Royal office machine. Time clocks. Memo machines and most other office machines. Call us for free consultations and estimations. Rear Pampa Office Supply. Phone 669-3353. 14J — General Repair WEST TEXAS Shaver Repair Remington Authorized Service. All makes repaired under warranty. 2132 N. Christy. 669-6057. I4M Lawn Mower Service REBUILT LA WNMOWERS. Mower repair. We buy old mowers. Baldwin 14N — Painting DAVID HUNTER PAINTING AND DECORATING HOOF SPRAYING. 665-2903 £NCO ^^•••^•^•^•^••nHMMM^"-* _*«^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^» ValueCenters Belted Atlas Pacesetter. Modern belted-bias construction. • Computer-designed tread contributes to quiet riding, long wearing and sure tracking on wet and dry pavement. • Two fiberglass cord belts help hold the tread firmly on the road and reduce scuff and squirm that can ( cause rapid tire wear. Two polyester cord body plies are strong and resilient to help give a comfortable ride. See it now at Enco ValueCenters. F76-I4 G76-H GTB-15 H76-I4 H7B-I5 BLACKWALL (with trade-in) 28.9O 30.60 33.15 36.55 WHITEWALL (with dade-in) 29.89 31.59 34.14 37.54 FED. EX. TAX Check Ihe values on olhet sizes ol Belled Alias Pacesetter lirus. $0090 ^^•^•^^•^^F with trade-in. ••• ^^^^ plus $2 34 Fed. E« r;u lor E78-U tubcless bl.if.kwaH Whitewalls only 990 more each. Atlas Mile-Pak. with Irade-in, plus $1 61 Fed. Ex. Tax lor 600-13 tubeless blackwall. An economy tire with (our full plies of sturdy nylon cord. A good "second car"tirefpraround- town driving. WHITEWAU (with tradu-in) 15.95 16.95 17.95 FED. EX. TAX 2 12 2 13 Wheel Balancing. 4 wheels for $497 2 wheels for/2.97 Includes weights. & Keeping wheels in balance helps correct a common cause of vibration and premature tire wear. Oil Change and Lube. $' plus lube fillings il needed. • Drain and add up to lour quarts of Enco Extra motor oil; Unillo", our best. 40f more (4 quails). • Lubricate chassis June Values at Enco stations where you see these signs. :' ne above prices on 'ires and services are available nationally at stations operated by Humble Oil & Refining Company located in many metropolitan areas and communities. Prices and offers may vary at participating independent Enco dealers. This blue sign identities stations Helming Company This rod sign identities independent Enco dealers Charge it and take months to pay.

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