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Ray Floyd Takes American Golf Lead AKRON, Ohio (AP) - "1 have more dedication, more devotion to the game of golf." Ray b'loyd explained of his resurgence on the pro lour. He nodded his head toward a girl sitting a few feet away and added: "And I owe most of that to my cute liltlc wife over there." Floyd, once the game's premier playboy but now a recent bridegroom, is trying lo play his way out of a five-year slump. He took a giant stride Thursday with a five under par 65-including a course-record 29 on Ihe front side--for a one-shot lead in Ihe $170,000 American Golf Classic. Floyd, who otice ranked among the game's mosl. promising young players, led Buddy Allin, already a two-lime winner who hirdicd two of his last three holes for a 6(i. Jerry McGcc had a 67, Jim Ferricll a 68, Uvo under par, on (lie 7.190-yard Firestone Country Club course, one of the longest, toughest, most de mandiitg layouts the touring pros encounter. Those at 69 included Forrest Feeler, Gay Brewer, ,lim Si mons, Ed Snecd, Larry iegler and host pro Bobby Nichols. Arnold Palmer had a 70, Tom Weiskopf 71 and defending title holder Brute Crampton ol Australia a 72. Newly-crowned U.S Open champion Hale Irwin blew to a fat 77. Kloyd has been in a deep slump since his banner year o] 19li9. As a 26-year-old that season he won three times, in eluding the PGA Nation;) Championship and a record-setting 2ns in this lourmmient. He collected 5109,001) that season and was hailed as a coining superstar. But he hasn't wot] since, THE LEADERS Ray Floyd 29-36--61 Hurt A l l i n 34-32-- 66 Jerry McGce ' 35-32--67 Jim l''ci-riell 35-33--68 Ed Snecd 31-35--(i!) Jim Simons 31-35- -6: Forrest Fezler' 3534 G!) Larry Zicglcr 36-33--69 Bobby Nicllolj 34-35^-6 Top Choice Signs ATLANTA (AP) -- The Al latita Braves have signed tbeii No. 1 draft choice of- the rcccnl free agent baseball draft catcher ludc Murphy. 18, a fi foot-4, 190-uoimrter from Port land, Ore. Murphy was .signed Tlmrs day. new QRLG1NS SPGCML 4 days, S 186.78* Totir historic New Orlea ns Hi a reduced rale of only S186.73 per person for four days and th rse nights--Thursday. July A through Sunday, July 7. Trip incltides: Â·HouncHrip air laro from F.iyRHnviriR -Three nights al BoiiiLxm- Orleans Hotel *Transfors from airpoit to hotel and back Â»Cho!oe of Mississippi River Crufs* on S, S. President or Bayou Ctuisa o n Mar k Twain Â·Choice of breakfast at Brennan'sor dinner at Le Reslamant Mautice Â·Choice o* 1 of 3 ciiy tours Â«Cocklail and a souvenir doufcloon at the Topol the Wait. 'Based on minimum of 1O passengers. Calf now toensgre reservalions: WORLD-WIDE TRAVEL SERVICE INCORPORATED 226 North School Avenue 521-746O . For Knick's Willis Poed \ Career fAay End NEW YORK CAP) -- The til- ure of Willis Uccd. the New Ark Knicks' oft-itijurcd center, vas uncertain today, after an nnouncemcnl by Ihe club Inal ic had decided against having urgery on his right knee de- pile orders by two doclors. The Knicks said Thursday hat Dr. Donald O'Dpncrgliue. vho examined Reed in Okla- loma City oti Jujic 3, -and Dr. antes Nicholas, who examined League Record HONOLULU (AP) -Ralph arcia struck out 19 batters, icing a Pacific Coast League Â·ccord shared by Charlie shields of Seattle anil Burl Moo- on of Tacorna. as the Hawaii slanders knocked off tlic Western Division-leading Spokane ndiatis 7-4 Thursday night. Garcia pitched 8 2-3 innings before giving way to Mike Johnson. The right-hander walkcci only two. All Seats Sold PITTSBURGH (AP -- The ?illsburgh Pirates, host team baseball's All-Star game next month, say all box anc regular reserved seals for the ame have IKOII sold. However, the club said Thursday, reserved general ad- nission seals slill are available lor llic July 23 conlesl and can so obtained bv w r i t i n g Hie Pittsburgh Pirates, P.O. Bos 800, Pittsburgh. Pa., 15230. Tickets are $8 apiece and are limited lo two per order. ilm Juno 17 in New York, agreed Ihe burly pivolmar would need an opcrulion lo play lext season. Since Uccd refused, snicl New York coacli and general man- iger lied Holv.man, "it appears le will not be wilh the Ktiicks next season." Reed did not attend the hastily called news conference. Asked before the gathering how he would feel if the Knicks announced he'wouldn't be playing next season, Ihe li-foot-10, 240-poundcr replied: "1 dou't deal in hypolhcses, only in log- Holzman explained that Reed preferred not to undergo further surgery because "ho already lias had numerous injuries, operations and heartbreaks." Ilol/man said he has not had a chance lo discuss the situation with Reed. Bub- Michael Hurke. the Knicks' new president, acknowledged thai he would meet wilh Hol/.man and Fleishcr loday on the matter. It might be several days or even weeks before a decision. liccd. wiio will be 32 Tuesday, has been plagued by injuries since the Knicks won their first NBA championship in the 1969-70 season. He underwent surgery in 1970 for torn ligaments in his lefl knee. The nexl year, he was ham percd by tcnclonilis in Ihe righl knee and another operation was performed. A third last Deccm her removed lorn cartilagt from his righl knee. Despite the injuries, the stai from Grambling College ha? Now Serving a la Carte SCOTTISH INNS BREAKFAST 6:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. LUNCH 11:00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. DINNER 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. SUNDAY LUNCHEON BUFFET 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Restaurant Closed Sunday 2 p.m.) ENJOY OUTSTANDING FOOD AT ECONOMICAL PRICES Sip it slow... Kentucky Beau Â·*Â£,; "'^^ as *Â» We've been making gentlemen's whiskey in Kentucky since !800. And everything we know has gone into Kentucky Beau. We took our time making it. Take your time drinking il. 86 Proof, 6 Years Old .Kentucky Beau Slraighl Bourbon Whiskey Al Capp's^ Sfe ITT Y/ YOU LIKE rT-WEVE GOT IT! Sure, Dogpak* USA has exciting rides !or alt ages. And reat- Me Dogpatchcharacters *e Li I Abner, Daisy Mae, the trtBte VbkÂ»n fan*yand a*( their neighbors. And trait fishing, trail rides, trainee} animal shows, great fowl, cralt shops, fraki rides and plenty of overnight aeeommodotioos. Â»* Dogpak* USA also has great stage shows, wilh professional musical productions in Komvention Hall and the Western Theater, as well as repertory theater by the Boar's Head Pteyers in Marbte Fatts Convention Center. DogpetcfoUSA. HfcWowncasbeat famiy entertainmert buÂ» ft I ecu a stamloul in his 10 years n the pros. He was the Mosl 'uliiiihlc Player Award winner i holh tlie 1570 and 197:i NBA :hampirmship playoff scries, lie only two years Hie Knicks ave won tiie title since joinirrg ho league at its inception ir !Mli. He also won the MVP ward for the 19C9-70 regular eason and the MVP honor for lie 1!70 All-Star Game. Rood lias two more years rc- naining on his contract. "If we lose Willis, it will noan we have lost a great ball- ilaycr and a great person," :o;ichi(lei lloli?man. Closest Rival is Rod Carew NerthwÂ«t Arkanta* TIMES, Friday, Jum 21, 1974 FAYKTTIVILLC. AftKANtM TT Reggie Jackson Leads All All-Star Voting NEW YORK (AP) - Reggie Jackson, tlie O a k l a n d A's .star outfielder, continues lo lead all plhcr A m e r i c a n I.oa'gue players In Hie weekly voting for tlic All- Slur team. According lo figures released today by Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, Jackson hart 719,579 voles. His closest rival overall was Minnesota second baseman Rod Carcw with 574.150. Ttic next closest outfielder was California's Frank Robinson with 302.113. Uobinson was fifth a week ago. In tlie only olhoi' change among the leaders. Chicago's Dick Allen grabbed the edge over Boston's Carl Yastr/emski Hi first base, 325.763 votes lo 229.901. Cookie Rojas of Kansas City a distant runncrup to Carcw at second base with 172,505. Baltimore's Brooks Hobinson remained ttie lop choice for hird base with 299,3:i:i voles, followed by the A's Sal Bando with 217,545. Bert CamnHiicris, the A's shorlslop, leads with 451.244. "ollowed by Ed B r l n k m a n of THE HOT DELIVERS! CALL 521-3O11 Now Open at 11:00 a.m. rez^ Detroit with 199.008. lioston's Carlton Kisk has :i57,0'IO to lead tlic catchers. Bill t-'rcehan of Detroit is second Swim Meet G R E K N V I U . K . S.C. (AP) -Some 300 swimmers from 125 stales and the Canal Kane are led by Gary Hall. Olympian and world record holder, in tlie three-day Fidelity Open swim meet starting today. wilh 23(1.055. 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