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10 Arkamai TIMfS, Men., June 10, r»vrrrrviLL«. 1974 Green Collects Philly Open Prize Money PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hu- '.bert Green admits that he is ·mentally tired--that the week- · in, week-out grind of golf is gel ting to him. After pocketing 530.000 [or winning the $150.000 Phila. delphla Golf Classic Sunday 'With a 17-under-par 271. Green talked more enthusiastically about a two-week vacation than this week's U.S. Open Cham pionship at Winged Foot Coun try Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. "I haven't missed a tournament in a month,' 1 said Green, who compiled rounds of 70-fi7- 66-68 for his third lour victory of the year. "But the grind pots to you." W h a t about the Open, the most prestigious title in golf? "I'd like to win it. but I enjoyed winning here. " he said, waving toward the 6.708-yarc Whitemarsh Valley Country Club course he had just wrecked. "I like to do well, and the way I've played the last few weeks is nothing to turn my face down about." "I'll get in my car and drive to New York and play hard. I! I get whipped, fine. I'm going to take two weeks off. I won'l play again until the Milwaukee Open." Green, 27, who previously this year won the Bob Hope Desert Classic and the Greater Jacksonville Open, boosted his 1OT4 earnings to $156,169. sec ond only lo top money-winner Johnny Milter. He shattered thi 72-hoIe tournament record al Whitemarsh by three strokes Billy Casper and Tom Weiskopf each had won here with 274s. Green finished four strokes ahead of Hale Irwin. who carded 69-72-68-66-75 and earned J17.100. Miller and Tom Jenkins tied for third at 277 and picked up checks for S8.850 each Miller, the defending champion in the U.S. Open and a five-time tour winner, boosted his bankroll to $203.356. Weiskopf was fifth at 279. Mike Hill sixth with 280 and Joe Inman seventh at 281. Green birdied three of the first seven holes Sunday. THE RESULTS 530,000 Hale Irwin $17,100 Tom Jenkins $8,850 Johnny Miller $8,850' Tom Weiskopf $6.150 M i k e Hill 55.400 Joe Inman $4,800 Tom Kite $4,075 John Schlee $4,075 Jim Dent $4,075 70-67-66-68--271 69-72-68-66--275 67-71-68-71--277 72-67-66-72--277 71-71-68- 9--279 69-70-70-71--280 69-72-71-63--281 68-72-69-73--282 66-72-69-75--282 74-71-67-70-282 Despite Cincy Hot Streak Dodgers Hard To Catch By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The "Big Red Machine" is ·oiling . .. but not fast enough to calch the Los Angeles Dodgers. Even though the buoyant Cincinnati Reds buried the Philadelphia Phillies 14-7 Sunday for their 12th victory in 15 games. there was no reason for the Dodgers to hit the panic button. They still hold a juicy, eight game lead in (he National League West race, you see. "I honestly feel we will win more than 90 games, even after bad start." said Cincinnati Manager Sparky Anderson. "The trouble Is, Idon't know if it will he enough to catch the Dodgers." While Ihe Reds have been on a streak, the front-running Dodgers have been, too. Despite winning 80 per cent of their games in the past few weeks, the Reds have gained only one game on Los Angeles. In the other National League games, the Pittsburgh Pirates bombed the San Francisco Giants 14-1; the Houston Astros routed the New York Mets 11-1: the Dodgers nipped the Chicago Cubs 4-3; the San Diego Padres downed the SI. Louis Cardinals 6-5 and the Atlanta Braves beat the Montreal Expos 3-2 in the first game of a doubleheade before losing the second 7-3. Johnny Bench ignited a sev en-run seventh with a two-run homer, helping the Reds b!it the Phillies. "This is a great park to * some fun things in," sai Bench, who has hit nine caree home runs at Philadelphia' Veterans Stadium. PIRATES 14, GIANTS 1 Willie Stargell belted tw home runs--one his ninth ca reer grand slam--and knocked in six runs, and Richie Zisk hi for Ihe cycle and drove in fiv to lead Pittsburgh over San Detroit Bounces California A's Edge Brewers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS When you're a winner, as the Oakland A's. the shrieking of the "enemy" crowd can sound like music. But when you're a Three Drivers Speed To Big Race Decisions By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS For race driver Jody Scheckter, there's nothing like winning your first big one. And for Johnny Rutherford. Iwo in a row is just a couple of car lengths short of heaven. And Gale Yarborough? Well, he now stands at six for the season, is beginning to pad a healthy point lead in his bid for his first stock car racing championship, and is piling up a lot of cash along the way. Schcckter, a 36-year-old extrovert from South Africa now in his first full season as a regular in the Grand Prix thoroughbreds, captured the Swedish Formula I race S u n d a y his firsl. Rutherford, a 36 year-old veteran from Fort Worth. Tex., made his Indianapolis 500 triumph look even better by holding off Gary Bettennausen to win the Rex Mays ISO at Milwaukee. Yarborough, 35, a businessman-politician from Timmonsville, S.C., beat Bobby Allison in a blazing finish in a 500-mile race (or Grand National stockers at Riverside. Calif. Scheckter finished the 80 laps in Sweden about four-tenths of a second ahead of Tyrrell teammate Patrick Depailler. James Hunt in a Hesketh-Ford was third. loser, it can drive you bats. And, so, ignoring the hollering of a "Jacket Day" throng of 46,812 in Milwaukee, the A's ran up a quick lead Sunday and held on to beat the Brewers 5-4. In Detroit, though, a screaming "Bat Day" crowd of 42.491 shook up a pair of California outfielders and helped the Tigers to defeat the nosediving Angels 5-3. 'In Sunday's other American League games, the New York Yankees edged Minnesota 4-3, Texas trimmed Baltimore 3-2, Boston belted Chicago lfl-6 and Cleveland beat Kansas City 8-6. Deron Johnson, who hit a homer for Oakland, said the Brewers' crowd was "great. These are real baseball fans. It's just fun playing baseball in front of all these people. I like a big crowd. It makes you a Girls All-Star Basketball Win CONWAY. Ark. (AP) -- Judy Langston of Mississippi County High School sank two free- throws with three seconds left in the game Saturday night to give the North All-Stars a 66-64 basketball victory in the girls' high school All-Star game. She had been chosen the most valuable player in this year's Class B State Basketball Tournament when she led the finals with eventual champ Calico Rock. Miss Langston, who scored 10 of her 14 points in the final fifth period, had missed on a similar one-and-one free throw situation just 11 seconds earlier. A crowd of 2,500 saw probably one of the closest contests in All-Star history. little more keyed up." Sal Bando slugged a two-ru: homer to go with Johnson's sol shot that enabled Oakland t build a 5-1 lead in the fifth in ning, Pedro Garcia homere for Milwaukee. TIGERS 5, ANGELS 3 A three - run, noise - aided fourth inning against Nola Ryan, capped by a monstrou double by Willie Horton, car ricd Detroit past California which dropped its 10th game in the last 13. With the score tied 2-2. Mick ey Stanley started the Tigers big rally with a double. The the crowd took over. Gar Sutherland hit a liner to righ center field. Either center fielt er Mickey Rivers or Lee Stan ton, coming over from righ' could have caught it. But the couldn't hear each other callin for it. Afraid of colliding, the each puled up short and th ball fell for a hit. YANKS 4, TWINS S Graig Nettles hit a sixth-in ning homer for the Yanks, the; capped a three-run ninth with : single that kept the Twins las in the West. RANGERS 3, ORIOLES 4 Jim Fregosi drove in tw Texas runs, one of them with tie-breaking homer in th eighth inning, to beat Balti more. RED SOX 10, WHITE SOX t Boh Montgomery drove ii three runs to pace the assaul by the Red Sox, who cut loos for four runs in the first inninj and five more in the sixth. INDIANS », KOYALS 6 Oscar Gamble and Dave Dun can hit homers in Cleveland' victory over the Royals Gamble's seventh of the seaso came in the fifth inning an Duncan's eighth came in th seventh inning after Georg Hedrick's double. DICK HOYT BELIEVES: 1. The Sheriff's Office should be a co-ordinating agency for all reserve police groups. 2. The Sheriff's Posse can be used in a wider role than it has been in the past. 3. The Beaver Lake Patrol can work in harmony in both Benton and Washington counties. 4. The Tri County CB Radio Association can be used to assist in many instances as the "eyes" of the Sheriffs Dept. 5. The use of a female employee as Civil Deputy is practical for the duties of serving legal papers for the Courts and attorneys. DICK HOYT Is a man whose reputation for honesty, integrity and fairness is unquestioned. A man whose experience in law enforcement will enable him to provide an outstanding administration. ELECT DICK HOYT SHERIFF, WASHINGTON COUNTY Paid for by Hoyt for Sheriff Committee, Optl Eiraraood, Chiinnta Francisco. ASTROS t!, METS 1 Tommy Helms and Doug Rader knocked in a pair of runs and Tom Griffin scattered eight New York hits, leading Houston past the Mets. DODGERS 4, CUBS 3 P i n o h-hitter Von Joshua drove in the winning run with a one-out single i n . t h e ninth, lift- ig Los Angeles over Chicago. Padres 6, Cardinals 5 B o b b y Tolan's three-run lomer in the eighth inning pro- Bob Barton walked and Dave Winfield singled before Tolan ' jmered off Mike Carman. BRAVES 3-J, EXPOS Z-7 Pitcher Phil Niekro' scored one run and drove in another to lead Atlanta to a first-game .'ictory over Montreal. Bob Bailey slugged a two-run single md Hon. Fairly belted a solo .lomer unto help Montreal win the second game. One Coach Charges Bigotry Foreign Athletes Come Under Fire AUSTIN. Tex. (AP) - Some of the coaches at the 53rd annual NCAA Track and Field meet got their hackles up over the presence of foreigners but Tennessee proved winning the championship was possible without any of the polished performers from other countries. The Volunteers didn't need a foreigner for any of their 60 points as defending champion UCLA was unseated for the first time in four years. While second - place UCLA, which finished with 56 points had only one foreigner--a pole vaulter from France. Brigham Young got 31 points from for eigners; Texas-El Paso 24 of its 25 points. Foreign athletes scored 148 points in the meet--25.1 per British Amateur MUIRFIELD, Scotland -Trevor Homer of England won his second British Amateur Golf Championship defeating Jim Gabrielson of Atlanta 2-up in the 36-hole final. cent of the points.. Sweden was the top point producer with 33; Kenya had 26, Great Britain 14. A poll of NCAA coaches at the meet indicated that 65 PIT cent of them wanted to bar foreigners from competing for points in the collegiate meet. The title was Tennessee's first. It had finished fifth last year and in 1967. The 53rd annual meet had its share of controversy plus outstanding performances. Texas Southern University Coach Dave Bethany charged his team was a victim of racism after his mile relay team was disqualified for passing out of its lane Friday. He escalated the charge to "bigotry" after his '140-yard relay team was disqualified the next day. However, the rules committee ruled that the 440 relay team did pass the baton on the anchor lap in the proper space and the Tigers look second in that event. Bethany called for more black officials. particularly "I believe most Arkansans are paying more than their fair share of taxes." "We need to take a close look at the many tax loopholes and give some relief to the people who keep this country going. There aren't enough men in Congress today who will fight for a really fair tax system. 1 will if you'll help me." Vote Clinton for Congress District 3-June 11. Pd Weal Arfmrtiwmwrl puid la by Clinton Fof Congress Comml II«e- P. O. Box 1444, FiyettavltKL Mintino. George ShMton, Cimmw f. H. Martin, Treasurer Hal ph Blair, Jr, Ft. Smith: «nd Pun Uw»r«y. RussaUville. nee most contestants ar« lack." The meet's highlight perform- nce was turned in by James jilkes of Fiske College, who an a wind-aided 19.90 in the 20-yard dash, equaling the astest time ever run in the vent with an aiding wind. Carl Valson of Iowa had previously the same time with a foj- owing wind. There was a .74 nile an hour wind at Filkes' iack. Reggie Jojics, a Tennessee reshman, was named the out- landing performer at the meet y the Track and Field Writers f America. He scored 18 points v h i l e winning the 100-yard ash, placing second in the 220 nd running on a third place el ay team. FOOD FOR THOUGHT My husband is a candidate for Sheriff of Washington County. We have been married 24 years. I know he has the experience, the ability, and the desire to run this important office the way you want it to be run. I recommend that you VOTE FOR DICK HOYT Pd. Pol. Ad by "Suzie WonB" Violet Hoyt While you're enjoying life, enjoy your Age Ancient Age Bourbon. The one drink so smooth, it perfects the perfect sour. 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