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MVCTTCV1LU, HMB, IÂ«t, May 35, 1*74 Professional Baseball 18 19 20 21 24 West 23 19 18 Pet. .537 -.526 Â· .513 1 .5)2 1 .475 2 : .455 39 GB Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS " AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Boston 22 19 Milwaukee 20 Baltimore 20 Cleveland 21 Detroit 19 New York 20 1 214 2V4 3 3V, Oakland 23 19 .548 Chicago 20 18 .526 California 21 22 .4*8 Kansas City 20 21 .488 Texas 20 22 .476 Minnesota 17 20 .459 FrMay'i Game* Boston S, Milwaukee 3 Cleveland 3, Detroit 1 Baltimore 6, New York 3 Kansas City 4. Chicago 2 Minnesota 9, TexK 0 California 4. Oakland 3 Saturday 1 ! Games Oakland Holtzman 4-5 at Cal- fornia Tanana 3-6. N Chicago Wood 7-5 at Kansas City Busby 7-3. N Texas Jenkins 7-4 at Minne- tola Albury 2-1. 2:15 p.m. Â· Cleveland Johnson 2-2 at Detroit Lagrow 33. 2:15 p.m. Baltimore Cuellar 4-3 at New York Dobson 3-6. 2 p.m. Milwaukee Wright 4-5 at Boston Cleveland 2-4. 2 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GB Philadelphia 23 18 Montreal 19 St. Louis 21 New York 18 .Chicago 15 Pittsburgh 14 Green Fires Second 66 For Two-Stroke Margin MEMPHIS (AP) -- It isn't opening 65 to * par 7J and was likely that success will spoil Hubert Green, but it sure does confuse him. "I really don't know how to handle it," Green said after taking his second consecutive 66 for a 132 total and a two stroke lead Friday in the second Danny tied at 137 with Bobby Mitchel and Forrest Fezler, each o whom had a M. Dave Hill, a four-time Mem phis winner and the defendini champion, slipped to 73-1*). Lee GREEN IN THE LEAD Hubert Green bends over as he watches his putt on the 13th hole stop short. Green leads the Memphis round of the $175.000 Thomas-Memphis Open Golf Tournamnnl. His score matched the best 36 holes for the year on the pro tour and gave him a solid advantage over little Rod Curl and red-haired Tom Watson, lied for second at 134. Curl had a 69, and Watson one of the four 66s posted in Ihe hot, muggy weather. Green, a lanky 27-year-old from Birmingham. Ala., has won two titles and more than $103.000 already this season and-with Ihe absent Johnny Miller and Buddy Allm-has been among the standouts of the season. "Winning takes a lot more put of you than just playing in a tournament does. You get real tired. LIKE A ROOKIE "I've never been in this position before. It's like my first year on the tour. You don't know when to rest, when to Trevino rallied with late string of three consecutive twos a birdie, eagle, birdie- (or a 71 and just survived the cut for the last two rounds at 144. leading second round soorfi Friday in Lhc 4175,000 Danny Thomas-Mem;** Golf Classic: Hubert Green Rod Curl Tom Walton Boh Wynn Forreil Ferier Bobby Mitchell Garv Player Larry Zlegjer Kermlt Barley Wally Armlrouf Jim Colbert Jack Ewjnt K-10-1X TLÂ« ..... 1ST n-Â«-- 1ST 65-73-oTT TOO-- 1Â« 67-n--at w-re-138 15 19 24 22 24 West 31 13 25 21 21 19 23 21 22 24 18 30 .559 .52$ .429 .405 .36* .705 .543 .525 .523 .478 .375 Los Angeles San Fran. Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Diego Friday's Games St. Louis 1. Chicago 0 Atlanta 3. Houston 0 Montreal 4. Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh 4, New York 1 Cincinnati 6, San Diego 3 San Francisco 9, Los Angeles 7 Saturday's Games Montreal Renko 3-4 and Torrez 4-3 at Philadelphia Carlton S-3 and Ruttiven 22, 2. 5:35 p.m. New York Koosman 4 2 at Pittsburgh Ellis 1-4, N St. Louis Gibson 3-3 at Chicago Bonham 2-8. 2:15 p.m. Houston Dierker 2-3 at Atlanta Morton 63. N . Cincinnati Billingham 5-3 at San Diego Freisleben 3-1, N Los Angeles John 6-1 at S a n Francisco Bryant 1-3, 4 p.m. Sunday's Games Montreal at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. New York at Pittsburgh, 1:35 Classic after two rounds with a 12-v.nder-par score 0} 132. Foyt Favored In 58th Running Of Indianapolis 500 Sunday INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A.J. Foyt will be the favorite and defending champion Gordon Johncock part of the silent majority Sunday when 33 cars roar into action Tor the 58th Indianapolis 500-mile race. The race is scheduled to get underway at noon EDT and the National Weather Service forecast says the Indianapolis Motor Speedway might finally get a break with p a r t l y sunny skies, cool temperatures and a very small chance of showers. The 1973 race was plagued by rain and cold. It was postponed twice and had to be delayed for more than five hours on the day it finally was run. Last year's race also was a t r a g i c one, with driver "Swede" Savage suffering fatal burns in a crash during his 58th victory for me," he said. "But somebody's got to win the tainted races, too. "I think it was the unfavorable public response to the race that kept me from being in demand for public appearances and endorsements, like some of he other winners have had previously." The starting field also includes four other past Indy champs. Foyt, sitting in the Â»le position for the third time. s going after an unprecedented 'ourth victory. Al Unser has won twice here and Bobby Unser and Mario Andretti each has won once. , COULD BE QUICK The race should be a fast one, barring extended running under the yellow caution light and despite measures by the [T Q Aiit/i P.liih trt clnu? Hnwn take time o f f , yourself." how to handle Armando Teran. when struck by was killed the , a Speedway turbocharged cars. emergency vehicle in the pits. The allowable use of meth Driver Salt Walther was criti- anol fuel has been limited to cally burned, along with sev- 280 gallons per car, including 40 eral spectators, in a crash that gallons on-board the cars at the --' -- "-- J - ! Â· Â· Â· Â·Â·-- ----- -Â·--* =- - -- p.m. St. Louis at Chicago, 2:15 p.m. Houston at Atlanta, 2:15 p.m. Cincinnati at San Diego, 4 p.m. IXM Angeles at San Francisco. 4 p.m. League Leaders aborted the start on the origi- start of the race. That is a cu of 70 gallons from last year'; ' . . . . nal race day. Veteran had been driver Art Pollard maximum and the tank capac '-'"Â·Â·' - - - " - ' killed earlier in crash during practice. WORTH A MILLION The story goes that winning ity on the cars has been duced by 30 gallons to help re duce the fire hazard. What the cut means is th ______ .... ... _____ ........ _ at Indianapolis is worth tl mil- the cars may have to slow lion to the driver in name val- down a bit in order to get a tie, commercials and speaking minimum of 1.8 miles per gal engagements. But one year lat er, Johncock's image is not no Ion required to finish the race. A crowd of more than 300,000 tably changed from what it was persons is expected to jam the before: a journeyman driver. huge westside Indianapolis "I guess you could say that complex for the $1 million race last year'i race was a tainted auto racing's biggest prize. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (90 at b a t s ) Carew, Min, .403 and R. Jackson. Oak .392. RUNS -- Campanens. Oak, 31 and Mayberry. KC. 28. RUNS BATTED IN -- Burroughs. Test, 46 and R. Jackson, Oak. 37. HITS -- Carew, Min, 62 and A. Johnson. Tex, 55. : DOUBLES -- Rudi. Oak, 16 and burroughs, Tex, 12. ; TRIPLES -- D. Evans, Bsn. 4'- R White, NY. 4; Rivers. Cal, 4; Otis, KC, 4; Cam- paneris, Oak. 4, ' HOME RUNS -- R. Jackson, Oak, 13 and W. Horton, Det, STOLEN BASES -- North, Oak. 17 an dPatek. KC, 15. i PITCHING (4 Decisions) - G. Perry, Cle, 7-1, .875, 1.55 and Drago. Bsn. 4-1. .800, 2.48. STRIKEOUTS -- N. Ryan, Cal, 91 and Blyleven, Min. 72. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (90 at bats) Garr, All 378 and R. Smith, St L, .376. RUNS -- Bonds, SF, 41 and Wvnn. LA. 36. RUNS BATTED IN -- Wynn, LA. 41 and Garvey, LA, 40. HITS -- Garr, All, 73 and Maddox. SF. 62. DOUBLES -- Rose. Cin. 13; Garvey. LA, 13 and Maddox, SF. 13. TRIPLES -- Garr, All, 6 and A. Oliver. Pgh. 5. HOME RUN'S -- Wynn, LA, 14 and Garvey. LA, 10. STOLEN BASES -- Brock, St L, 29 and Cedeno. Htn, 26. PITCHING (4 Decisions) - Sosa, SF, 5-0, 1.000. 2.05 a n d Messersmitb, LA, 4-0. 1.000, 2,60. STRIKEOUTS -- Seaver, NY, 76 and P. Niekro. All, 63. WTT Results Houston yi. New York 21 Florida 24, Baltimore 21 GoWen Caters 26. Denver 24 Pittsburgh 24, Hawaii 16 Wi7/cens Signs As Portland Coach. PORTLAND (AP) -- Len Wil-l kens, the new coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, left Friday's new conference with his hands full. After finalizing the details of his agreement with the team and meeting the media for the first time in his new capacity. Wilkens departed with a signed three-year contract in one hand and a can of game films in the other. "I'll be studying these films to determine weaknesses and evaluate talent," he said. F,ven before he plugged in his projector, however. Wilkens admitted two areas that need work. "We definitely need improvement in team defense and we have to find an on-the-court leader," he said. Could that leader be Bill Walton, the All-America UCLA center wo recently signed with the Blazers for a reported $2.5 million? As cool off the court as he was on it during h i s 14-yea National Basketball Associatio career, Wilkens quicky wa ready with an answer. "People in basketball kno' that Kareem Abdul-Jabba couldn't carry the Milwaukee Bucks to a championship in h first season," Wilkens sai( "Bill Walton is not an Abdu Jahbar. but he is a fin player." The new coach made however, t h a t young clear talen would be the key in the effor to rebuild a club which h: compiled an 2,13 record four vears. embarrassing 94 over the las Donna Young Leads PLYMOUTH, Ind. -- Donna Young birdied four holes on the back nine to take a one stroke lead after the first-rounc of the $35,000 Ladies Profes sional Golf Association tourna merit. 7V4* C** 1 ** ft Loan AMOcfotioti MM. SMI MEMORIAL DAY INVITATIONAL RACE $1500 PURSE Time Trials-1:30 P.M. Races-7:30 P.M. MONDAY, MAY 27th Admission: Adults, $3.00 Children 6-12: $1.00 FAY SPEEDWAY Willoughby Road Then, he added, with a grin: just hope I can learn this ar and have the opportunity put it to use next year." 'I just didn't hit my irons ry well and got in a lot of nker trouble," said Curl, the bhly little Indian who scored surprise victory in last week's ilonial National in Fort Worth, Bob Wynn was alone at 136 ter a 70 while Gary Player, e Masters champion from uth Africa, slipped from an Purvis Clubs Mountainburg MOUNTAINBURG -- Purvis orting Goods' semipro base- all team extended its record Travs Split Doubleheader LITTLE ROCK (AP) Arkansas and Alexandria split a double header Friday night, the Travelers taking the first one 3-2 and the Aces winning the nightcap 2-1. Home runs decided both con- :sts. Monty Bolinger, the Travelers' first baseman who has been in a recent hitting slump that has seen his average tall 150 poinits, smacked a one-out homer in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Travelers to victory. In the nightcap, Alexandria catcher Duane Stone hammered a two-out, sixth inning home run to break up a pitching duel McAllen and Ron Selak. Arkansas is now 18-16. 9-0 this week with a 15-2 in over Mountainburg. John ichariason, Danny Dunaway nd Lonnie McCleland allowed st three hits, and Zachariason ot the victory. Purvis backed le trio by committing only one Â·ror. Jack Morris got four of the t Purvis hits, hanging out a ngle, two doubles and a triple. ick Porter added three hits. om Near and David Drake got wo each and Rich McWhorter d one. Purvis will play a doublehea- er tonight at Granby, Mo., and nother tomorrow at Cherry rec, Okla. WBA Bout Postponed TOKYO (AP) -- The World Boxing Association flyweight championship bout between titleholder Chartchai Chinoi of Thailand and Japanese challenger Susumu Hanagata has been postponed three days and rescheduled for July 19 in' Yoko hama. The changes were m a d e because w o r l d original date, welterweight champion Antonio Cervantes of Colombia is scheduled to defend his title against Japan's Yasuki Kadota in Tokyo. First Hole-ln-One Frances Butt made her first ole-in-one Wednesday after- oon on the 17th hole at Fay- teville Country Club. H e r laying partners were H. D. oung and Rebecca Hudson. ELECT RAYMOND JOHNSON TREASURER EXPERIENCE [23 years in payroll, bookkeeping, accounting, administrative, and audit work. This included the management of both small and large office forces. 11 yean in local , business. EDUCATION Iffigh school plus three yean at U of A College of Buiiness Administration. CAPABILITY Promoted 12 times in the US Navy, from Apprentice Seaman to Lieutenant Commander in the Supply Corps. (The business part of the Navy. Purchased a "near-bankrupt" business here in Fayettcville and made it into a going concern. Took over a picture framing department and without any prior experience in the area made it into a highly successful business. The above could not have been accomplished without honesty, integrity, and willingness to work. He will work for you if you will elect him Treasurer next Tuesday, Pol. Ad Paid for by Mrs. Raymond Johnson ELECT- BILL MURRAY SHERIFF of Woshingtofi County N* evidence Â«f iÂ»y ulnc win he Â·iacd iÂ» u effort to hmstnte the em* Â·( jutfce, mi m Â·riMen win he hcU hi Jail bey** the perM Â«f Urn* to wUck they riMoU be utiuMU to the Â«Â·* jar mnt^- Â·nt tar Ike rmirut Â·* prafttau tnm ttw ft per *ry aM Â·latwuce which Ihe Sheriff enrertJy receive*. PUd Mr br Own PHM An Edtorial Reprint Rwn The Madison County Record. Â«, Reply To Editorial In Arkansas Democrat On Candidacy Of Orval Faubus This is hi reply to the editorial in the Arkansas Democrat of April 4 about the candidacy of Orval E. KaubuB. the editorial heading being "Is He Seriousr Â·the answer to that question is "yes" as the dumbest edibra.' miter wiH easily understand as the campaign progressss. Said the Democrat editorial: "The big question of Â«oune h whyT is he running.) "What docs he honestly hope, to accomplish K romw* in 1975 that he could not accomplish during 12 yean in office, which he left voluntarily?" kt 196A at the Los Angeles Governor* 1 Oootoence, it was my privilege to attend a prayer breakfast for governors and their wtvre. The speaker was the great religious lecturer and writer, Norman Vincent Peale. "Some people now." said Mr. Feafc, "have Jhe mistaken notion Â»at everything can be fixed up : an problems solved, and then there is nothing to do hot sit back and let thing, take their smooth course." "This is not the case," said the noted speaker. There bav* always been problems and there always wi3 be." "If you ever have a time when you have no problems for yourself or others," said the great religious leader, "hurry home, shut the door behind you, go into your private room, close the door, get down on your knees and.pray, 'Lord, what have you got against me? Send me some more problems.' For if you have no problems to solve you're not really living. That is what life is made np of, and always will be," concluded the speaker. In Arkansas, if school teachers' salaries were high enough, which the; are not; if all the needed highways vere built, which they are not; if no new things were needed, or no improvements wanting, which is not the case, there are still the every day problems of administration. We know there are the problems of lawlessness and the ever increasing crime rate. We have the spreading drug menace which threatens thousands and thousands of our young people with the attending grief and financial ruin of many relatives. The ordinary problems of administration which arc now more Bun ordinary, cry out for * governor who wQl be in the office or out vuiting with ihe people of the state, while he works with these problems. We also know mere is much to be done to improve teachers' salaries, state parks, highways, provide for a more adequate staff at many state institutions of service, etc. ; The answer to your "big qnestton," Mr. Editorial Writer is -- "Qrva! E. Faubus is running for the office to be of service to the people of Arkansas." And he has the experience, Â«kffi and diligence to do a good job. Another of your questions asked -- "Are we ready to him back the ckxk to those fearful days of 1957? Faubus seems to think so as he has already started talking about Central High School as if the past 17 years of racial progress had not occurred." I ran Mr. Faubus' announcement in full in my newspaper. Then fe not one single reference to 1957 or Central High School. Therefore it is a safe assumption mat some members of the press are attempting to raise these issues, not Mr.-Faubus. May I abo point out Â·ihat'.hi the "17 years of racial progress" mentioned by you, nine years;-or more than half of that period, were during the administration of former Governor Faubus. (You goofed 'on that one, didn't you?) Yon refer to "midnight pay raises" as if that occurrance was a scandal. The head of the Highway Department at that time was Mack Sturgis, a good friend of mine, sod one of the most dedicated and honest state employees of my acquaintance. That matter was fully investigated by 'the proper authorities. All parlies Involved gave fun 1 information in public testimony. When all investigations were complete the chairman of the Legislative Investigating Committee made the statement that -- "The worst that can be said is that it was a goof." The goof was that Ihe raises were given under the wrong act of the Legislature and without the concurrence of the Highway Commission. Not one dime of state money was lost or misused. Within a few months, raises of approximately the same amount, if not the same, were granted to the highway employees. So, where is the scandal to which you refer? Are you contend- kig that the pay raises to these hard-working men and women were not justified? You further state "Faubus has already taken verbal swings at ihe government reorganization program, which was designed in part lo prevent just such raids on the public purse." Do you contend that justified pay raises for state employees, including teachers' salaries, are 'Â·'raids on the public purse?" Are you so uninformed that you are unaware that the reorganization plan does not apply to the Highway Department, which if a constitutionally independent agency? Of the other false and misleading statement! in your editorial, I will deal with one more. Yon refer to "Faubus, the man who dosed me public schools." First, your reference would lead an uninformed person to be- Beve flat an the public schools were closed when actually only the high schools of Little Rock were involved, not fee LitUe Rock grade schools, nor the schools of any other area. Second, Orval Fanbos did pot himself close the schools, A law enacted by the people's representatives, the members of the Legislature, directed then Governor Faubus to eaQ an election of the people of the Little Rock district to vote on the matter, fc the largest tunwut of voters in the district's history the people voted (not Fatfcos) by an overwhelming margin to dose the schools ratter . than have them controlled by federal bayonets. Finally it is'difficult to understand how an editorial writer for one of the state's largest newspapers cook) be JO arinfanned, m if so clearly shown by me editorial of April 4. Or could it be blind prejudice toward the candidacy of Crrat Faubus? It must be ignorance or prejudice far one would hesitate to an- iertaiD the thought of "payola" in the newspaper field, an atffidkn which once affected some disc jockeys in the radio .000.117, Â«** af which fortunately wen found in Arkansas. YOB say ki your editorial, "This sty ok) fax (Fate) I* vMM the hen boose too many times before." I *ay just keep np your work. It Â· jatt such mM^a*^ feaw and prejudiced writing as yoars of Aprs 4 that will enable "thai sir old fcs" to visit the governor's office again at Chief Eaaalm. YoÂ« did not sign jour editorial. I fen* aflned my oam* toialBa. Faubus FbrUs.ForGovenwcFdrAIL Hewfll about At Wrote.