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Aubrey Shepherd Ecology Problems A Growing Concern , f x*/\ ' j-T ' j The Eco-library -- really only a small section of the Fayetteville Public Library but potentially a valuable asret to Fayetteville and surrounding areas -- needs a filing cabinet in which to store its materials. A letter to the editor of the TIMES of last Monday explained the purposes of the Eco-library. Contributions of money or ecology materials are welcome and should be left at the Fayetteville Public Library. At present no firm limits have been placed on the types of materials which may be placed in the collection. Books, clippings from magazines and newspapers, personal essays, photographs of outdoor scenes or of examples of local pollution or environmental degradation -these are a few types of things which one might offer to share with the citizens of our area through a donation to the Eco-library. A film depicting a viable alternative to the dumping of sewage in streams was shown several times last week in Fayetteville. Supplied by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, the film explained a method of spraying purified but still rich waste water -- which has been through secondary treatment -- on fields for a combination of irrigation and fertilization. The film seemed convincing. Pictured fields seemed to prosper under such treatment. Spread thinly in such a way, waste water does not pollute either streams or ground water. Not only waste water but the sludge -- a by-product of secondary sewage treatment -- may be.used for fertilizer, although according to the film it is not as rich in nitrogen as the water. Nitrogen-rich water is excellent fertilizer on fields, but when it is poured into streams and lakes it causes excessive growth of algae and other plant life, eventually cutting off the supply of oxygen to the aquatic animals and so eliminating fish from the lake or stream. Swimming and boating become unpleasant and finally impossible in waterways afflicted with too much nitrogen. Ben Johnson IV of Fayetteville points out that such a method of disposing of water and solid wastes from area sewage treatment plants might be an excellent alternative to the proposed dumping of such wastes in the Illinois River. A- system of irrigation has also been proposed for Washington County, and it would appear that sewage treatment and irrigation proposals could be combined into a plan to benefit everyone concerned. By selling the waste water to members of an irrigation cooperative much of the cost of the treatment system could be defrayed. Why should human beings be the only creatures on earth to dump their waste materials into their drinking water? The Ecoalition News, published by the Society for Environmental Stabilization, needs a volunteer, unpaid but dedicated managing editor. Serving the membership of seven ecology-oriented organizations, The News is a small monthly publication which treats a wide variety of subjects. Because it does not sell advertising space, the Ecoalition Neios depends on contributions of money and materials from members of the organizations which form the Ecoalition -- Sierra Club; Ozark Food Co-op; Zero Population Growth; Natural Food Associates; Ozark Society, U of A Chapter; Ozark Society, Highlands Chapter.'and the Society for Environmental Stabilization. Persons interested in the Ecoalition News may get further information from Barry Weaver, Joel Davidson, Kimberley Smith or Suzanne MacRae. Tournament Announced The Bassmasters of Johnson County, Arkansas, have announced the Third Annual Elberta Open Regional Bass Tournament to be held on Lake Dardanelle near Clarksville, on June 30, 1974. This tournament's entrance fee is thirty dollars or twenty-five dollars if paid before midnight on Friday June 28, 1974. Eighty percent of the total money collected is supposed to be paid as prize money, including 30 percent to the champion, 25 percent to the runner-up, 20 percent for third, 15 for fourth and 10 percent for fifth. Those who finish sixth through 17th are to receive prizes consisting of various items worth up to 30 dollars. The person who catches the largest bass will receive an Ambassaduer 5000 casting reel. The merchandise will be donated by establishments in the Clarksville area. Apparently, fishermen in the Fayetteville-Springdale area will not have to go all the way to Rogers to get their bass mounted. Steve Grissom, formerly of Steve's Taxidermy of Little Rock, has begun to mount fish in Fayetteville. Steve says that he studied under Gerald Clowers of North Little Rock and that he has mounted fish and game for many Arkansans. Specializing in mounting bass, Steve practically guarantees to finish a job in three weeks. Steve hopes to offer a full line of taxidermy services in the future. He may be reached at 442-8660 in Fayetteville. Maybe Steve can help to fill the need for a local taxidermist created when Earl Dove moved away. Fishing clubs are myriad these days. There are B.A.S.S. (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society), P.S.I. (Project Sports), B.C.A. (Bass Casters Association), and many other national groups. The three named have large professional bass tournaments. Now a new organization is being advertised for fishermen. Called Championship Fishing Club, the new entry on the fishing market is led by Virgil Ward and speaks of fishing tournaments for several categories of fishermen, not for bass anglers alone. This sounds like a good idea. Unfortunately, most enthusiasts cannot belong to all the eligible and worthy outdoor organizations now operating. But such groups seem unlikely to decrease in popularity for some time to come. Not so long ago fishermen were a lonely breed of men, staying apart from ordinary mortals and seldom known as joiners. But times are changing and some of the best fishermen are joining the professional ranks. Many stay apart even today, possibly feeling that professionalism is bad for a sport. And certainly the huge bass boats and ohter accouterments of professional fishermen seem garish at times. But the tournaments have encouraged the development 01 many boating safety features as well as improved equipment for the actual pursuit of fish. It would seem possible for a person to retain his integrity anc spend a lot of time alone in the outdoors while maintaining a membership in one or more of the fishing clubs. «B Jlorfttoegt SECTION 6 FAYETTWIIU, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 1974 Professional Baseball By ne Associated Press National League East W L Pel. GB hiladelphia 35 32 .522 -Louis 33 31 .526 Vi ontreal 30 29 .508 1 Ittsburgh 28 36 .438 M hicago 27 36 .429 6 ew York 26 39 .400 8 West os Angeles 45 23 .662 -- tlanta 39 27 .591 5 Cincinnati 36 28 .563 7 ouston 34 34 .500 21 an Fran 33 37 .471 13 »n Diego 29 43 .403 18 National League Atlanta (Harrison 6 7 and apra 7-2 or Krausse 1-2) at Incinnati (Nelson 3-4 or Carill 4-1 and Kirby 5-4) New York (Matlack 55) at hiladelphia (Lonbnrg 9-5) Montreal (McAnally 5-6) at :. Louis (Curtis 4-7) Pittsburgh (Demcry 0-2 at hicago (Bonham 4-10) San Diego (Frasleben 6-2) at ouston (Osteen 5-7) , San Francisco (D'Acquisto 5) at Los Angeles (John 10-2). Results Pittsburgh 6. Chicago 0 New York at Philadelphia (2) Atlanta at Cincinnati Montreal at St. Louis San Diego at Houston San Francisco at Los Angeles American League East W L Pet. OB os ton 37 28 .569 letroit 35 30 .538 leveland 33 31 .516 Jaltimore 34 32 .515 [ew York 34 35 .493 West 36 31 .16 32 31 31 32 32 26 38 28 41 ·akland exas Ihicago Kansas City linnesota Jalifornia 211 2i/ 3 fl'4 anc (Pi and .537 .529 .500 .500 .406 .406 Saturday's Results Detroit 4, New York 1 Chicago 3. Minnesota 1. 10 in lings Cleveland 11. Boston 0, 1st Cleveland at Boston 2nd Baltimore 7. Milwaukee 2 Kansas City at Oakland California at Texas American League Detroit (Coleman 6-7 Walker -0) at New York an 0-1 and May 0-1) 2 Chicago (Bahnsen 5-7 'itlock 2-1) at Minnesota Decker 7-5 and Butler 1-3 or 3lyleven 5 9 ) Cleveland ( K l i n e 58) at Bos on (Drago 5-2). Baltimore (McNally 5-5) a Milwaukee (Wright 5-8) Kansas City (McDaniel 0-2' t Oakland (Blue 6-7) California (Hasster 0-1) a 'exas (. Brown 6 3 ) N Orioles Speed Past Brewers By 7-2 Score MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Bobb; rich knocked in three run tvilh a double and a sacrific ly Saturday, powering the Bal imore Orioles to a 7-2 victor: ivcr the Milwaukee Brewers. Ross Grimsley, 8-7, scalterec even hits for his third con ecutive victory. The Orioles broke a 2-2 tie ii he fifth inning after Marl Belanger beat out a bunt to ward first and continued to sec nd on George Scott's wil hrow to loser Kevin Kobel, 3-6 oycring first. Belanger loo hird orr an infield out cored on Grich's fly ball. Baltimore added a pair of in iurance runs in the seventh o wo walks and Grich's doubl nto the left field corner an wo more in the ninth on Tom my Davis' single. The Orioles took a 1-0 lead i he second on Ihe first of Jim r uller's two doubles, a sing] )y Brooks Robinson and an er ·or by right fielder Bobby Mi chell. The Brewers went ahead 2- n the third on a single by Do Money and Robin Yount's sec md major league home run lis first, also off Grismlej Mat the Orioles 3-2 April 1. The Orioles tied the score i he fourth on Fuller's sccon double and a single by Ea iVilliams. Seaver Will Miss Start PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- / though team officials i n s i s there is nothing scriousl wrong. New York Mcts pitchc Tom Seaver probably will m his next pitching turn. "The doctor says I can't n for a few days, ' Seaver plained Saturday. "I'm Ihe kin of pitcher who has (o run be tween starts, so I may miss on turn." Seaver left Friday night game against the Phillies whe a muscle strain in the left hu lock began to give him pain. ' felt it wanning up and it kepi getting worse," Seaver said. I pitched five innings of two-h shutout ball and got credit f the victory when the Mets be the Phils 31-. Team officials say th strained muscle should he rapidly with rest. "They say is nothing serious," Seave said. "I hope they are right." n Rain Delayed Tourney McGee Leads American Classic AKRON. Ohio (A?) -- Jerry IcGee matched par 35 on the root nine and took a two-stroke ad midway through the rain- elayed third round of the .70,000 American Golf Classic aturday. McGee, a non-winner in ser- n .years on the pro tour who ot into this select, invitational eld through a sponsors' ex- eption. had a 45-hole total of 71, foun-under-par on the wet nd soggy, 7,180-yard Firestone ountry Club course. McGee. from East Palestine, hio, held a two-stroke advan- arge over Ray Floyd, Jim Col- bert, Dwight Neil and veteran Gay Brewer with nine holes to go in the third round. They had 45-hole totals of 173. Floyd led the first round and shared the second round lead with McGee, but bogeyed the second and third holes and made the turn in 37, 529-over- par. Colbert was out in 36, Nevil in 35 and Brewer in 34. Newly-crowned U.S. O p e n champion Hale Irwin finished before a heavy thunderstorm hit the course, forced a 37-minute delay and left the long layout wet, heavy a n d playing even longer than usual. He has a 72 for 217. Arnold Palmer took a 73 for 216. Jack Nicklaus. Lee Trevino, Gary Player and Johnny Miller are not competing. "I don't think you have to have Nicklaus or Trevino to have a good tournament any more." Fezler said. "There are so many good young players now it's just incredible. You've got good young players that are playing as good as they Ere." Fezler, playing well in front of McGee and Floyd, was two s h o t s back when Saturday's round began under gloomy, gray, threatening skies. He threw a three iron to within three feet of the cup for a birdie on the sixth, but bogeyed the eighth from a bunker to go back to even par for the round. He got his drive in a fairway bunker when the rains held up play and he was hoping the whole round would be washed out. When play resumed he made the bogey he anticipated--then be;an his "charge. He ran home a 20-foot birdie putt on the 10th hole and scored from 15'feet on the next hole. He bogeyed the 13th from the rough but got the stroke back with a 10-12 feet birdie putt on the 14th. the key to his round and the one that got him the lead -- was a delicate little pitching wedge third shot over the pond that guards the front of the 615-yard 16th hole. He. put it about two inches out, t a p p e d in and -- when McGee continued to have his problems--had the lead. "I played so good for the first 12 holes," McGee said, "a n d then my back started tightening up when the weather got cold. "But tomorrow's a n o t h e r day. I'm still in good position. I can still win the golf tournament." 4aynie, Garner Close Behind Palmer Holds LPGA Lead SUTTON. Mass. (AP) -- Vetran Sandra Pahmer shook off hallenges by Sandra Haynie nd JoAnne Carner and clung a one-stroke lead Saturday :id\vav through the third ound of the Ladies PGA Golt :hampionship Miss Palmer, who set a ourse record of 66 in the sec- nd round, lost a share of the ead when she shot into the wa- er and took a double bogey 6 n the 53rd hole. Howeer, she ebounded with a birdie 4 on he next green to finish with a 6 and a 216 total. JoAnne Carner. five-time ,S. Amateur champion, had a wo-over-par 75 and was alone n third place with a cne-under- ar total of 218 with the final ound scheduled for Sunday. Donna Young fired an outstanding 71 to move into a tie with defending champion Mary Mills at 219. Miss Mills, who started the day three strokes off the pace, took a third round 76. Muxle Breer had a 75 for 220. Then, another stroke back, came all-time great Kathy Whitworth, who had a 73, local faorite Jane Blalock, who carded a 71 and Jerilyn Britz, who had a 74. There was a seven-way tie at 223. Miss Haynie had just finished her roundf. tied with a four-under-par tournament score when she heard that Miss Palmer had taken her double bogey on the 17th green. "I wanted to make sure I got the ball over the water, and I hit it over the green into water in the back," Miss P a l m e r said. "I had fo t a k e a drop and was fortunate to get down in six. I also missed quite a few putts and a couple of fairways. "I didn't have very good control of my game. My concentration was not as good as in the second round." Miss Haynie. who won t h e LPGA championship in 1965, had two bogeys which .she offset with a pair of birdies on route to lier par 73 round on the sun-baked 6,130-yard course. "I had an awful lot of opportunities." she said. "1 missed a lot of 12 to 15-foot putts. I was tired out there. All of us are beginning to wear down a bit. and tomorrow's f i n a l round will be a test of stamina as well as golf.' Mrs. Carner moved into a temporary tie for the lead by going four-under for the tournament. However, she took three straight bogeys on the 14th, 15th and 16th greens to fall behind. in the wake of Miss Palmer's sensation 66 Friday, the golfers had trouble as the sun came out in the third round afSer heavy rain soaked the course. The top score of the day was 71, shot by Mrs. Young, a former U.S. Open champion, Miss Blalock and Gerda Boykin. · The only other sub-par rounds of 72 were by Roberta Albers and Kathy Martin. Equalling par with Miss Haynie and Miss Whitworth were Japanese champion Chako Matsui and Lesley Holbert. n Wimbledon Tuneup Tournament Smith Wins Crown NOTTINGHAM, E n g l a n d AP) -^ Big Stan Smith of the Inited Stales, fighting his way Dack to form, beat Soviet ace Ale.x Metreveli 6-3, 1-G, 6-3 Saturday and won the $100,000 lohn Player Tennis Tournament. Smith overcame a deficinecy n his service midwa ythrough he match in registered a mo- ·ale-boosting victory just in ime for Wimbledon, which begins its two-week run Monday. "I may not have looked too good out there," conceded Smith, the 1S72 Wimbledon champion, "but I put it down to feeling a bit tired and Metre- veli is always a hard player to beat." In racing to a 5-0 lead in the first set. Smith appeared at the top of his game. But the tall American, who has been below his peak recently, suddenly began struggling. He held on grimly to take Perry Strangles Sox To Near Mound Record BOSTON (AP) -- I'm just happy 1 had a lot of runs going or me and I'm happy to see he way the young guys on t'lis cluh have matured," Cleveand's Gaylord Perry said Saturday after hurling a four-hit- er for his 13th consecutive vic- ory, an 11-0 stampeding of the Boston Red Sox. . Frank D u f f y drove in five runs with a single, a double and a homer that led cteve- and's 20-nit barrage that made hings easy for the tall right- lanller. The nationally televised game wa sihe first half o fa day-night douhleheader. "All I'm looking for now is .ho next game. That probably will be next Thursday" Perry sail! after taking another step .oward the r e c o r d for consecutive victories. If he does go next Thursday, it'll be against Boston again, this time in Cleveland. Perry no wLs 10-1 against the tied Sox since he was traded to the Indians by the San Francisco Giants in 1972. "I've been lucky against the Red Sox" he admitted, "but T don't have anything special that I use against them over any other club. 'I recall I was 0-7 against Milwaukee at one time and 0 6 against Oakland. I still threw the same. It's just one of those Lhings" Perry, who gained notoriety for what many batters believed wa sa spitbal., said a sideline exhibition of his pitches for the umpires benefit in Boston last April has helped him. "I was able to demonstrate that I did have a good sharp breaking forkball," he said "And I also came to the con elusion that I should forgcl about all the decoying move ments I used to go through. "I think that hurt me in the opening game against New York because I was con centrating too much on chang ing my style. Since then, haven't had any problems. "But I do get a little lonelj out on ttic mound," be addec with a grin creasing his unsha ven face. "I used to have a Jo of people around me until thi. year." he first set after four set points, but that signaled iletreveli's recovery and he ook the second set, with Smith ookirrg worried as he served nine double faults. As quickly as he lost his ouch. Smith found it again. He punched home his service with cnewed accuracy and power, and with a couple of good assing shots, the American vas in control after breaking Mctrevnli for 2-0 in the decisive bird set. Smith, the No. 4 seed at Vimbledon, confessed h e h a d ot really wanted to play in he John Player event but was ·ressed into service by the professionals. "Like everyone else, I have »een playing too much tennis and 1 really wanted to rest so could feel fresh for Wimble- Ion," Smith said. 'But now I'm glad I did play here, for I've had some good practice and I feel my form s coming at the right time." Smith, who has been doing ·unnirtg and other physical e x e r c i s e s each d a y i n ·^reparation for Wimbledon, acknowledged he needed a little luck to beat Metreveli. "After the second set I knew \ had to show some improvement if f was going to win. "Luckily, one or two good shots went in and that gave me the edge." Most of the leading men stars :ook part in the John E'layer ournament. Among the early oscrs were Wrmbledon top seed John Newcombe of Australia, second-seeded Hie N'astase of Romania and Jan Kodes, the 1973 Wimbledon winner from 'zechoslovakia. Northrup Pushes Tigers Past Yanks NEW YORK (AP) -- Jim Northrup scored the tie breaking run in the ninth inning on Graig Nettles' throwing error to the plate, then Willie Norton slugged a two-run single to boost the Detroit Tigers to a 4-1 victory over the New York Yankees Saturday. Northrup drew a one out walk from Dick Tidrow, 5-7. and moved to third on Ben Oglivic's single. Bill Frechan then hit a slow bouncer to Nettles and the third baseman's throw home bit Northrup in the back as he slid across with the tie-breaking run. The runners moved up to third and second on the play and, after Aurelio Rodriguez wai intentionally walked to load the bases. Sparky I.yle re placed Tidrow. Willie Horton then batted Jerry Moses, who had driven in Detroit's first r u n , and singler to led, scoring Oglivie anr Frechan. Chuck Hiller, 9-4, tc took over for Woodie Frymai in the seventh inning, got ihi victory. The Yanks struck for a thirc inning run off Fryman on sin Rles bv Bill Sudakis and Thur man Munson and Fernando Gozalez' infield out. Tidrow retired the first Detroit halters he faced before Rodriguez led off the sixth in ning with a looping single t right-center Held. He scored or Moses' triple to the wall ' right-center. Pirates Blank Cubs Behind Ken Brett CHICAGO (AP) -- Ken Breti scattered eight Chicago . hits and capped a four-run Pitts burgh rally in the fourth inning with a two-run single, leading the Pirates toa 6-0 victory over the Cubs Saturday. Richie Zisk hammered his seventh home run o fthe baseball season off loser Ken Frail ing, 5-6, in the second inning, :hen the Pirates batted around in the fourth. ·With one out, Willie Stargell. Zisk and M a n n y Sanguiilen sin »led for one run. trailing un loaded a wild pitch, then walked Kurt Bevacqua tentionally before departing. Reliever Iloracio Pina hit Mario Mcnrioza with a pitch to force m a run and Brett follow cd with his single. Brett, in winning for the seventh time in his last eight starts, boosted his record to 94 with his thirc shutout of the season. Pittsburgh added a run in t h e eighth on singles by Sanguiilen Bevacqua and Rennie Stennett. Player Fined LONDON (AP) -- Bob Kreiss of Bel Air, Calif., a tennis play er here for tie.xt week's Wim blcdon tournament, was finec S500 at London's Marlborough Street Court Saturday for shop lifting. Krciss, 21. admitted stealing an item worth about S20 froin ; boutique. Retention Of Spring Grid Rules Asked LUBBOCK, Tex. (AP) -- Th» board of trustees of the Ameri:an Football Coaches Associ- atio recommended Saturday retention of the present NCAA reguations on spring football practice. Some college athletic administrators are recommending a shorter period than the present 10 off-seasoti practice days. Board president Boh Blackman of Illinois said ho favors Ihe present rule. He said it is a caching period and also provides a chance for non-scholarship players to try out for the :eam. Without the rule there would be more stress on recruiting the "blue-chip prospects he said. "We feel the spring practice period is helpful to the player as well as to our football pro- grains." snid Blackman The AFCA also strongly urged the new World Football League members to observe the draft eligibility rules that have been worked out by the NCAA with the National Football League that prohibits the drafting of players who have eligibility remaining. The meeting was held as a prelude to the coaches All- America football game here Oakland Nips Kansas City OAKLAND (AP) - Gene Tenace drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to force home the tie breaking run and give the Oakland A's a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals Saturday. Sal Bando doubled off tlie left field fence to lead off the ninth off Paul Splittorff, 7-7, and Reggie Jackson sent him to t h i r d with a single to left. After Joe Rudi was walked intentionay to oad the bases. Gene Garber replaced Splittorff and walked Tenace on a full- count pitch. The A's took the lead with two unearned runs in the third inning. Angel Mangual singled and. with one out. Bill North was .safe on an error by shortstop Fred Patek, who dropped a double-play toss from second baseman Cookie Rojas. Rert Campaneris doubled to score Mangual. and North scored on a sacrifice fly by Bando. The Royals tied it up in the fourth. Rojas singled and Amos Otis doubled. Rojas scored on a wild pilch by winner Ken Holtzman. 8-8. and a single by Jim Wohlford scored Otis. Hot Weather Refreshment There'! not mack ft like water skii«K m * hot d»y u CkKk ·»- ningham o( Fayetteville will certaitljr *tt*»t la. Chock i njoyla* Ik* water* erf Brav- er Lake near War Eagle Marina. (TIMESpkoto by Ray Gr.y)

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