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* · ArVontDi TIMtS, Sot., May II, 1974 »»vrrr»vui*. AMMAN*** Professional Baseball IMMII inn inn inn iiiiiiiiniiMimii«w By 'TEE ASSOCIATED PRESS . ' National L East ·i -· W L Pel. GB Philaphia 18 16 .529 -St. Louis 18 16 .52!) -Montreal 14 13 .519 ',, ·New York IS 19 .457 2W Chicago 13 18 .410 3W Pittsburgh 11 20 .355 5!S · , Wesl 27 10 ·las Angeles Cincinnati San Fran Atlanta 'Bouston ,£an Diesn 18 20 19 2(1 15 .73(1 .515 .526 .500 .500 .375 13 Vj Friday's Games . Philadelphia at Pittsburgh 'ppd., rain ; St. Louis 9, Chicago 8 ' New York 5. Montreal 0 Cincinnati A, Houston 2 ;. Atlanta 5. Los Angeles J. 1 Innings 1' San Diego 7, San Francisco 1 7 Saturday's Games Philadelphia (Sclnieler 1-3) a -Pittsburgh (Moose 1-4) . CliicaEo (Retischel 3-1) at St Louis (Siebcrt 2-3) N Montreal (Rogers 6-1) at New York (Matlack 4-1) , C i n c i n n a t i (Kirhy 2-3) 'Houston (Wilson 1-2 or Dierke 2-3) N . Atlanta (Niekro 3-3) at Los Angeles (Messcrsmith 4-0) . San Diego (Arlin 1-4) at Sa' "Francisco (Barr 1 1 ) American League W L Pet. Gl .Baltimore 17 15 .531 -.-Detroit 17 15 .531 -- ·Mihvauke* 15 15 .500 1 'Cleveland 17 17 .500 I New York 19 19 .500 1 .Boston 16 19 .457 V, -Chicago ^Oakland .'Kansas C. CaliJonila 17 IS .531 19 17 .528 18 17 .614 17 19 .472 17 19 .472 14 16 .467 ;Minnesot« - Friday's Games ' Kansas City 6, Texas 4 Minnesota 2, California 1 ', Oakland 10. Chicago 4 New York 3. Milwaukee t Detroit 4, Cleveland 3 Baltimore 6. Boston 0, « 'flings, rain Saturday's Games . Texas (Hargan 2-3) at Kan- ,ias City (Paltin 1-2) N California (Singer 5-2 ) 8 Minnesota (Goltz 1-0) ,' Oakland (Hunler 6-3) at Or tago (Mbran 0-1) N New York (Stottlemyde 1-4) » Milwaukee (Colborn 1-3) Detroit (Lolich 7-5) at Cleve land (J. Perry 3-Z ) Boston (Tiant 2-5) al Bait more (Grimsley 4-3) League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRES AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (75 at bats)-Carew, M i n , .395; R.Jackson Oak, .385; McRae, KC, .359. RUNS--Campaneris, Oak, 27 Mayberry. KC, 25; R.Jackson RUNS BATTED IN--Bu roughs. Tex. 35; R.Jackso; Oak, 30; G.Netties. NY, 28. H I T S--Carew, M i n , 4! A.Johnson, Tex, 47; Rojas, KC .45; Rudi. Oak, 45. '. DOUBLES -Rudi, O a k . 1 'Burroughs, Tex, 12; Healy, K ; TRIPLES--R.While, NY, 'Garcia, Mil, 3; Valentine. Ca 3; Rivers. Cal, 3: Otis, KC, , · is: Rivers, Cal, 3; Otis, KC, : '.Campaneris, Oak, 3. I H O M E RUNS--G.Nettle |NY. 11; R.Jackson, Oak, 1 ·W.Horlon, Del, 8; Burrough Tex. 8. . .STOLEN BASES--Palek, K 13:-North. Oak, 13; Wohlfor (KC, 10; Campaneris, Oak, 10 PITCHING (4 Decisions) Coleman, Del, 6-1, .857, 3 8 .G.Perry, Cie, 5-1. .833. 1 8 Fingers. Oak. 4-1, .800, 2 14 : STRIKEOUTS-N.Ryan. 'C; ,73: Busby, KC, 53;' Blvleve .Min, 53. T NATIONAL LEAGUE ·- BATTING (75 at bats) JR.Smith. StL. .397: Garr, A '-:»!: Reitz. StL, .356. RUNS-Wynn. LA. 32; Brcc .5)1- 31: Bonds F. 31. ; RUNS BATTED IN -- W\ -LA- 37; Cedeno. H t n . 31. .. . . Smith. StL. 31; Garvev L . HITS G a r r , A l l . 6 'R.Smith. StL. 54;'Mariri'ox 50. ·. DOUBLES -- Rose. Cin, 1. Concepcion. Cin, 12; Carve X*A, 12. 1 TRIPLES--A.Oliver Pgh 5arr. All, 4: Russell. LA. 4. ' 'HOME RUNS--wynn. LA. i Sfaub. NY, 8: Aaron, All, Garvey. LA, 8. STOLEN BASES--Brock, t 24: Cedeno, Htn 21: Morga Cini, 16; Lopes, LA, 16. State Tourney Finals Today - PINE BLUFF. Ark. (AP) Sylvan Hills and Camden Fa view clash today at Pine Bli to determine the state hi school baseball champion. - Sylvan Hills reached the nals via 7-0 victory over Tc arkana Friday night, whi Camden Fairview defeat Little Rock Catholic 8-5 in rip-and-tuck eight-inning affa Sylvan Hills followed the fiv hit pitching of Brent Rook oust Texarkana. the District champs. Joey HoMen and Roc each had two hits to pace t Bean at the plate. Texaritana Mike Shimpock had three h to fead the Razorback Wttin attack. Trio Of Superstars Moves Into Contention For Colonial Prize FORT WORTH. Tex. (AP) -trio of superstars moved into intention, but it was a self- vied scrambler, a Winlu Inan and a former football aycr who led the way today Randy Matson Regains Old Track Form IRVING. Tex. (AP) -- They on't snicker al Randy Matson nymorc. flic 6-fool-7, 265-nounder used o be the world record holder in be shol pul. but in rccenl lonlhs he had been struggling reach the modest distance ol 5 feel, and had been the object f catcalls and criticism which e now says "gave me the in entive to be compctilivc gain." The former Texas ASM slar vho once held Ihe world oul oor record at 71 feel 5'^ iches, uncorked his career in oor best of 70-ieet, 5Vi inches ^riday night in the Inter tational Track Association meet at Texas Stadium before a crowd of 10,173. Hii series was the seconc est of his career. H wen 91014. 70-W, 70-5'/«, 70-V4, 68-5 md 69-B^i. "I can throw It perhaps two eet farther than I did tonight,' datson said. "I went back to he technique I had in 1965." Meanwhile, Ben Jipcho, the freless Kenyan, won both th mile and two mile. He edgec Dave Wottle with a time :00.6 in the mile and nicket leorge Young in the two mile both with times of 8:45.9. Bob Seagren came within riches of establishing a worit ndoor record in the pole vault le cleared the bar at 17-8 bu missed three times at the 18-3 vhich would have been ecord. On his second try, ust brushed the bar with his hirt. Victoria Nips Travelers 3-0 By THE ASSOCIATED PRES San Antonio brewed an 8- victory over Amarillo and ViY toria shut out Arkansas 3 0 Fr day night as they lenglhenec heir- ;Texas League divisio eads. San Antonio rode a three-rur sixth inning in widening its firs ·lace margin to four games i the Wesl Division. Wesl cella dweller Amarillo's three-ru sixlh and runs in each Ihe sci enlh and eighth innings weren enough. Victoria nulled four and half games ahead of secon place Arkansas in the East. Toros pitcher Jackson Tod allowed only four walks and a error in his no-hitler agains Arkansas. And Ron Diggle h his f i f t h homer in as man nights on a second inning pile to put Victoria out front stay. In olher games, Shreveport drowned Alexandria 17-9 and F Paso bedeviled Midland 13-9 Shreveport look its f i f t h gam in a row. including three ove Alexandria, with seven runs i the first inning and continue heavy hitting for six more i the course of the game. Tlie Captains got (hree-ru homers from Dave Llndsev an Sam Mejias in their tri'ump over Alexandria. El Paso capitalized on a pa eel of errors by Midland I Pas ° balters 'allied a five-ru eighth and capped their drh w n n a ninth-inning-run A sir nm rally in Ihe bottom of th ninth -by Midland proved to little, too late. Tonight it's San Antonio at E Paso. Midland at Amarilo Vic P°o^^^ Shrere Deacon Jones To Play Again SAN' DIEGO ( A P ) -- Veteran defensive end David "Deacon Jones denied accusations d r u g use Friday and said h didn't expect to play for th San Diego Chargers "next sea son. "I don't think thai I'll pla anolher down of pro foolball i San Diego," the 13-year Natior al Football League veteran sai on a radio talk show. "But I will play anolher yea of football, because I want prove to Ihe people that Deaco is a football player and not drug addict." He said thought he would be traded. NFL Commissioner Pete R zelle fined Jones, seven oth Chargers, General Managi Harland Svare and owner E gene Klein a total of 540.00 last monlh for alleged viol tions of the league's drug po icy. "The only t h i n g I'm guilty is being on a 2-H team." Jon L said, referring to the Charger 2-11-1 record. "I will not pa the 53,000 fine because I'm n guilty. Anything that I ha taken in the ranks of profe sio-nal football was prescribe to me by the team physician.' Jones has filed a suit again the Chargers alleging breach contracl. .o the third round of the $250.) Colonial Nalional Open. "Even Ben Hogan can't hil the greens on this course-- u've got to be able to chip if ose and make the pulls," ihe izcd Chuck Courtney, recog zed as one of the tour's top ramblers. Courlney stripped f o u r shot: om Colonial's begrudging par Friday and moved inlo nc-shot lead al the halfway oint of pro golf's firsl desig ated t o u r n a m e n t . A non-winner this year ourtney's 36-hole total of 70 }--136 was good for a roke advantage over first ound leader Hale Irwin, a for University of Colorad oolball star, and Hod Curl, a wrsonable Wintu Indian. Irwin. suddenly erratic afte spectacular 65 Thursday, car ed four birdies, four bogeys, ouble bogey and nine pars fo two over-par 72. Cur! shot 7, and the two were tied 17. ack N i c k l a u s . Lee Trevin nd defending champion Tor Vciskopf made bids for th 50.000 top prize. Weiskopf wit 68 that propelled him inl o u r t h place at 138. Nicklaus, dcspile d u m p i n g edge shot into the lake nea he 18th green, shot a 69 afte n opening 71 and headed roup of six at par 140. Nicklaus Is one of the "desig- laied" players required to ap- ear here. Trevino matched Nicklaus' 69 ut said: "I should have shot 5. I hit it bad. really bad. I'm onna practice 'til dark--mid- light, if there's a full moon." He collected 14 pars Friday ·n route to a two-day total of 41, but said "they came out of he river, the traps, the trees, he ball washers and even one woman's purse." Arnold Palmer was the major :asualty among the designated ·layers who failed to make the 6-hole cut. missing the 146 mark by a single stroke with 4-73--147. THE LEADEKS Chile* cwirlney "I Curl "I" Irivln im Weljkopf in Sites - ilius Born* airy Hinsin Maries Coorty ack N l r k l H U I Elder ry Brewer In High Scoring Contest Cardinals Edge Chicago By PAD I- f.cBAK A PSporls \Vrilcr ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A lelltale vjxscore notwithstanding, Ted immons says the St. Louis Jardiiials' bullpen sparkled Fri *ay night. And if you want to discount a 8 score, tbe Cards' 2'1-year-old catcher had a point after sicar- leading his team's victory over ho Chicago Cubs. "Mike Garman came in anc got a big oul," said Simmons, vho pounded his Ihird home run and laler smacked a game ivinning sacrifice fly. "Al Hrabosky got another." le added, " a n d then Ihe old .nan came in and f i n i s h e d il out. Man. that's w h a t you call pil'jhing." The "old man" lo whom Simmons referred was JS-yrar-old Orlando Pena, whose forkballs f i n a l l y muffled a 14-hil Cub al lack in the ninth inning. · Rut before the respite were harrowing times for starter Alan Foster and a succession ol three earlier relievers. Simmons' llirce-run homer helped slake the Cards to a 5-0 lead that became 6-1 before Bil ifth. Foster y Williams connected for his si.\th homer in a Ihree-run Cub departed in favor of Rich. Folkcrs with the Score 6-4. Then Garman bailed out Gol- kors after two more runs provided the Cards an 8-4 bulge. Chicago, however. nicked Garman for a run in the seventh and an inning later abused the 24-year-old righthander and Hrabosky before Pena, 2-0, halted a rally with the score 88. That brought on luckless Bit Bonharn, 2-7. as the [ifth Cub pitcher. Ted Sizcmore started ,hc Cardinals eighth with a single, was replaced by Luis promptly balked Hie runner to second. Jose Cruz then moved Melendcz to third wilh a g r o u n d e r a n d Simmons slammed a deep fly lo left-center field that easily chased home the- run. "He said I pivoted and didn'l step toward the base," the disconsolate Bonahm lamented in reference to first base u m p i r e Paul Runge's balk signal. "We figure he didn't balk bul it was the umpire's judg men!," Lickman noted philosophically. "They told us befor* the game they had their direc- ions and anytime we squawked about a balk we'd be thrown out." Missing the proceedings was Schucnclicnst, who was in South Bend, Ind.. to attend his daughter's college graduation. "In (his kind of game, with everything that happened." Cards pitching coach Barney Sehultz shrugged. "1 guess you can figure it would wind up this way." _ As Cincy Claims 4-2 Victory Norman Shackles Astros By THE ASSOCIATED I'RKSS In a hospital hundreds of miles from the Houston Astro dome, a 78 year-old father of eight listened to a ball game on his transistor radio. At the ballpark. Fred Nor- rnan tried to ease his father's pain with a well-pitched game Friday night. "When I was born, he was 17 years old," Norman, 32, said of his father. "He always comes lo see me pilch. I wish he had been here tonight, but he just couldn't make it." The youngest Norman, how- yer. nearly did make it. He itched 8 1/3 innings of eight- it baseball, stdiking out five nd walking one while record- ng a 4-2 victory over the Houson Astros. In other . fbby Nichols irvllle Moody Lee Tevlno tubcrt Green Bob Menne a Melnyk Jnve Stockton Bruce Devlin J.C. Sm?aJ ry Player i'id Graham (ilridy A l U n om Wfllwm Andy North TO «--: 70 67--137 fcl 72 13T 70C8-133 n-es--itt SS70--13!! 63-72--1 81-72-- HO 71-69--MO 71-69--140 7168--140 74-66--140 68-71--14] 69-72--HI 72-89--141 63-73--141 7363-- 111 72fi»_141 70 VI--14 71 71--14: 7I6B-H: 71 68-142 7369--142 71 63 73 69-142 72-79--142 By THE ASSOCIATED PBESS The plan. Frank Tanana fig- red, was for Larry Hisle lo ut the ball a few feel in front f the plate. He figured about 00 feet too short. Hisle was baiting in the bot- om of the eighth inning for Minnesota. Ahead of him. Joe -is had singled.. And behinid lim was the meat of the Twins' batting order. Tanana and the rest of the California Angels owned a 1-fl ead. It figured Hisle would be )unting. . .which is what he di on the first pitch, pushing it Aeros Whip Chicago 7-4 In Playoffs HOUSTON (AP) -- Andn Hinse scored two goals am Gordie Howe added three as sisls to lead Houston to a record-lying 7-4 victory ov Chicago Friday night and mo-. within one game of the Work Hockey Association World Cup Championship. The Aeros. who lead the series 3-0. took a 5-1 lead earls in the second period and then held off a brief Cougar rally I win their sixlh consecutive playoff, tying Hie record sel bj Winnipeg in last vear's playoff Houston, the winningesl \VHf cam during the regular season play, cnuld wrap up the serie against the Cougars with a vie 'ory here Sunday. The Aeros look a 3-1 first pe riod lead on goals by Mnrra Hall at 5:19, Frank Hughes a 10:51 and Mark Howe at 13-22 Chicago's Ralph Backstrom scored for the Cougars at 12:17 Houston moved lo a 5-1 ad 'anlage on two quick goals b.\ Hinse and Larry Hale to star the second period before Chi cago made its serious challengi of the night with three goal over the next 10 minutes. Goals by Hossiare Paiement Rick Morris and Larry Mavet rallied Ihe Cougars to a 6 deficit by Ihe end of second pe riod. Hinse got his second goa of the night at 15:34 of the peri od. Softball Season In Full Swing McClinton Brolhers bashec Spencer Bonding 24-9 ii women's Softball action playei least week at the Cily Park. Janie Eubanks was the win ning pilcher and Edna Walke the loser. Sally Sleward Pat Keck paced the winner with inside Ihe park home runs EPC dropped Ozark Floor 18 13 as Judy Mahone picked \ Ihe victory while L. WentEe was charged wilh the loss Jeannie Thompson paced th winners with an inside the par home run. In men's fast pitch action Ih City of Fayetteville bounce Auto Parts 12-2. John Mille was the winning hurler an Mike Hale the loser. Bi Boudrey had two home runs t pace the winning team. In the final game Inferstat System defeated Baldwin Pian 83. Dewey Carr was the win ning hurler and W. J. Whileheac Ihe loser. Dwight Moore homered f o Interstate and Harland Hard man homered for Baldwin. National League iamcs, [he St. T.ouis Cardinals trimmed the Chicago Cubs 9-8, the New York Mots blanked the Montreal Expos 5-1). the San Diego Padres downed the San Francisco Giants 7 3 . the At- l a n t a Braves topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 in 11 inn i n g s and the Philadelphia game was rained out. Norman, over 45 1/3'innings, has surrendered jiiKt 'i2 hits and nine runs while s t r i k i n g oul '15 jimi walking only 10. The victory raised his won-lost record to 3-3 and lowered his earned run average to 1.59. Houston Manager Preston Gomez didn't seem especially impressed after his team's seventh consecutive loss. "We've got no hitting, that's all," Gomez said. But the Astros didn't get much fielding, either, as errors! brought home three of Cincin-i uati's runs. Two scored on Houston pitcher Claude Os- lecn's wild throw to Ihe plate in Ihe fourth. Doug Radcr's fifth home run of the season broke Norman's siring of 24 innings without an earned run. METS 5, EXPOS 0 "It's i( start." said New York right-hander Tom Seaver a f t e r h i s n-sli'ikcout four-hitler blanked Monlreal. Seaver, last Young Award season s winner. Cy had slumped to a 1-4 record and a 3.5 earned run average. But Friday's game may have marked a turnaround, Rusty Staub stroked a two- run homer on loser Balor Moore in the third inning for all the runs Seaver needed. 1'ADKKS 7, GIANTS 3 Nate Colbert's f i f t h career ^rand slam home run helped San Diego defeat San Francisco and end a nine-game losing string. The blast canned a five- run Padres first inning. Enm Hernandez singled and Enzo Hernandez hit a sacrifice ily to bring home the other two San Diego tuns. Bobby Bonds had a two-run double and Ken Rudolph's single drove in the Gianls' rims. BRAVES 5, D O D G U K S 3 Pinch-hiller Mike Luni. given life when Ron Cey dropped his foul fly in the llth inning, drove a two-run douiile to center field to score the winning runs for Atlanta. Jimmy Wynn drove in two runs for the Dodgers wilh a triple and a double. The Dodgers' nine-game winning slreak was stopped. Royals Clip Texas Rangers Big Homer Sends Twins Past Angels "f thought he was going to Junt again," Tanana said. "3 hrew him an up-and-away fasl- ball that didn't have much on But Hisle put evcrylhing he lad into il, driving the ball 421 *eet into the right field stands 'or a Uvo-run homer thai carried the Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Angels. "There's no way I dreamed he'd hil it that far," Tanana said. In olher American League ;ames, Ballimore blanked Bos Lon 6-0 in a rain-.stiortened six inning contesl, Oakland maulec ihe Chicago While Sox 10-4 Kansas Cily topped Texas 6-l Detroit downed Cleveland ·! i. and the New York Yankees edged Milwaukee 3-2. TWINS 2, ANGELS 1 I was expecting a fasthal 'cause he \vas only trying lo gc' me nut. what with Hod Carew and Tony Oliva following me,' Hisle said of Tanana. "And he throw me the fastball, appar enlly thinking I was gonna bun again. I got the homer in a hit and-nm situation." But why Ihe switch? "It wa bit of a gamble." admittei Twins Manager Frank Quilici "But it sure worked, didn't it?' Tanana, who also was victi rnized last week by a Min nesota homer that turned victo ry inlo defeat, added that "I 1 throw him the same pitch again --but with more on it " ORIOLES 6, RED SOX 0 Mike Cucllar checked Bos ton on six hits and Tomnv Davis clubbed two homers driving in four runs in a gann trimimed to six innings by rain and enlivened by the appear ance of Ihe first streaker at a Baltimore hall qatnc A's 10. WHITE SOX 4 "We haven't had ton m a n j like t h a t this sca-son," said Alvin Dark after his A's rolle over Chicago on the strength o a four-run first inning and a six-run second. R a y F o s s e ' s three-run triple--on which the While Sox Buddy Bradford broke his col larbone f r y i n g for the calch-- highlighted the first-innin. COMPLETE LINE Of BUILDING MATERIALS QUALITY MATERIALS DISCOUNT PRICES BANKAHEBICARD. MASTER CHARGE WELCOME DELIVERY SERVICE ALSO NEW HOMES AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS ;Y 2401 NORTH GREGG ON West Towmtiip Ncrih Gregg Phone 442-2351 mrsL Joe Rmli's two-run single nd Bill Melton's two-run error! vcre the big piays in (he sec- ·nd inning. ROYALS 6, BANGERS 4 Fred Patck's two-run triple npppd a four-run second-inning lint sent tlie Royals past Jim Ribby and the Rangers, overcoming Texas' 3-0 lead. George ^rett drove in the other Kansas City runs with doubles in the 'ourth and sixth innings. When Texas scored its fourth run and had the tying runs on base with one out in (he seventh inning. Doug Bird took over on the monnd for winner Bruce Dnl Canton. TIGKRS 4, INDIANS 3 Al Kaline's run-scoring single triggered a three-run sixth inning that led Detroit over the hit into four Lerrin LaGrow Indians, who double plays. picked tip the victory with late relief help. "I really didn't t h r o w well tonight and was lucky," said LaGrow. Sometimes it takes a few breaks lo v#'n a game anc we got them tonight." Y A N K S 3, BREWERS 2 Bill Swlakis 1 run-scoring single capped a two-run first in ning and Jim Mason hit a deci sive sacrifice fly in the seventh in the Yankees' victory over Milwaukee which snapped New York's five-game losing streak. George Scott hit a homer foi the Brewers' final run--the one that left thorn one short. I came only moments after Ro While had marie a brilliant div ing catch of Dave May's long liner. Foyt A Good Bet To Hold Indy 500 Pole Position; Others Still To Qualify INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Vet-, eran A.J Foyt looked like a good bet to hang onto the pnle position for the Indianapolis 500 today. The 1973 winner, Gordon Jnhncock, admitted as much after a vital practice session was rained out Friday. The stubby Phoenix. Ariz., driver was one of 11 with a eliance in today's HUH I scheduled day of qualifying to knock Foyt off the inside front-row .starting position. The speed to beat was the 191.632 miles per hour average the Texan posted in last Saturday's qualifying runs. Johncock's car, sporting the controversial big turbochargcr used by team male Wally Dal lenbach in qualifying last Saturday, was not able to get out of his garage. "We really needed to run." John cock emphasized. "This rain doesn't help one bit. The car hasn't been handling well all week. . . ' ' T h i s big turbnchargcr hadn't been tested on my car, so I have no idea what the effect will be." Jnhncock won the rain-pla- Gentry Injured ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have put Gary Gentry on the 21-day disabled list and purchased pitcher Max Leon from ihe National League club's Richmond f a r m team. The Braves said Gentry, a 27- year-old right-hander, is suffering from an elbow injury. He missed half of last season and most of this year with the problem. £ued race last year after 332' miles. The forecast for the Fina scheduled day of qualification included a 50 per cent chanc of more rain. Rain has plagued the 500-mil race and qualifications regu larly since 1967. when tEie rac was halted a f t e r -27 laps an restarted the next day. Drivers besides Johneoc who had a shot at the pole o one of the other two front ro\ spots included 1 f)(i!) winne Mario Andretti, 1972 top rooki Mike Hiss and Salt WaUher. Newk Smashes Into Semis LAS VEGAS. Ncv. (AP) -Top-seeded John Newcombn Australia advanced (o tlic scm f i n a l s Friday with a 6-1). 6-3 vi lory over Harold Solomon Silver Spring. Md., in the ?150 000 Alan King tennis lourn; menl. Unseeded Marty Riessen . Evanston, III., scored tile big gest upset of tlie toiirnamc wilh a surprisingly easy 6-4. fi win over third-seeded Arthi Ashe. Second-seeded Tom Okkcr the Netherlands faced fiff seeded S(an Smith and fourt seeded Rod Laver of Anstral went against unseeded Bo Lnt/. in the other quarter-fini matches. Experience In Managemcit and Personnel VOTE Democratic Primary MAY 28 '(HIS' 05TMEYER COUNTY JUDGE MANY THINGS NEED TO BE DONE PROPERLY, FOR INSTANCE: Establish procedures whereby hi the delegation of authority to various personnel the ·Itimal* responsibility for performance would be clearly de- fiaed and remain in the hands of the county judge. Lance Rentzel Reinstated By Pete Rozelle NEW YORK (AP) -- After pending 10 months in the shad of professional football, mice Rentzel was reinstated riday by National Football x?aglie Commissioner Pete Hoelle. "I just can't fell you how appy I feel," Rentzel said in ,os Angeles after learning that A lot has changed in my life ie past 1(1 monlhs." lozclle had okayed his return. Rozelle .suspended the Los Vngeles wide receiver on July 1973, after Rentzel ested, indicted, and pleaded nilty to the possession of mari- nana. He was sentenced to 90 lays in jail, fined 52,00(1 and ilaced on three years proba- ion. At that time, Rcnlzd was al- eady playinR under an NFL rnbation following ins arrest nd conviction on an indecent -".vposure charge Nov. ;il), !)70. tie h»cl received a fiver ear probated sentence for that ncidcnt. Rozclle lauded Rontzel's personal conduct during the period nf the suspension and said tile ilayer tiaci been active in vortliwliilc volunteer cominn- lity work during his time oul of he game. "1 am looking forward Lo resuming to Hie Rams, I had of- 'ers from tlie World Football League but my loyally remains with Los Angeles, flic Hams are my team and Chuck Knox is my coach, lie's the greatest coach I ever played for and I played for him less than two weeks" before tfie suspension- During his layoff from football. ReiU/el spent much cif his time writing. "My biggest interest now is writing, but I still like football," he sad. Record Purse To Be Given For Preakness BALTIMORE (AP) -- Th» Minting of the Pimlico weath- crvanc, a Preakness tradition whose origin stumps even trivia experts, will be continued today ifter the 99th running of the Triple Crown classic. Tom Ennis, a member of the track's maintenance staff, will d i m b atop the replica of the Id members' clubhouse before the race is run, and lake along an assortment of paints. As soon as the result is official, Ennis will paint tile winning owner's colors on the blouse of the jockey aboard the horse which stands on the weathervane. That will occur a few -minutes after Kentucky Derby winner Cannonade and 12 opponents go lo the post at 5:40 p.m., EOT. One hour of television coverage, by CBS, will begin at 5 p.m. For the past year, the blue- ancl-whitc blocks of Meadow Stable have been displayed on the wcatliervane. honoring Secretariat's victory in the Preakness as he swept to the Triple Crown in 1073. If 13 start, the 13-16 mile Preakness would have a record purse of $2011,000, with a record $151),500 going to the winner. Cannonade, who defeated six of the Preakness starters while winning the 23-horse derby, was expected to be the crowd favorite. Woody Stephens, Cannonade's trainer, predicted his toughest opposition would come from Hudson County, the surprise Derby runnenip. and Heir lo . the Line, winner of last Saturday's Preakness Prep. Bout Set I50XING NEW YORK - Emile G r i l f - illi. five-time world boxing champion, signed to meel unde- fcalert Renalo Garcia on May IM in ilonle Carlo. Monaco. Larson To Retire NEW YORK -- The New York Giants announced Hie retirement of center Greg Larson afler 1:1 seasons with the National Football League team. We have i savings program ·nd interest rate to meet your needs. Foyerteville Savings Loan Association . East Aveime Pol. Ad Paid For By Guf Otlmeyer Wash. County V o T E V O T E IS THE DICK HOYT most THE MOST QUALIFIED DICK HOYT is an Honor Graduate of (he U.S. Army Criminal Investigator's School and Chief of Police of Johnson, Arkansas. Since leaving the army he has completed throe years of study at the University of Arkansas in Business Administration with emphasis on Government and Accounting. )As a successful local businessman, he can keep proper records and inventories. (Suzie Wong's Rice Bow! Restaurant) Elect DICK HOYT SHERIFF WASHINGTON COUNTY Paid Pol. Ad by Opal Hammond, Chrmn.

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