Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 1, 1974 · Page 9
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 1, 1974
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Stockton Makes Easy Advance; Wimbledon Seeds Still Intact WIMBLEDON, England (API -- Power-serving Dick Stockton became the first American ' to advance 'to the men's fourth round today--and by forfeit--in a Wimbledon tennis tournament bedraggled but unbowed. ' · ·Stockton, 1 ' 23, from Dallas, should have played 19-year-old Buster' Mottr am ot Britain for a place In the final 16. But Mottram withdrew with a severe throat infection and Stockton was given a forfeit. . 'His easy passage : came after a tough five-set victory over Gerald Battrick of Wales In the second round, a match that left him tired but optimistic. · i Stockton joined Holland's Tom Okker and Manuel Orantes of Spain in the fourth round, which'would have been finished by now if the weather had smiled on Wimbledon during the first five days. At one stage, the tournament was nearly 180 matches behind schedule because of rain stop pages. A full day's play on Saturday restored some sense of order but the All-England Champion ships went into their 'secom · week with all the seeds^tatac in both men's and women's sin gles--a : postwar record · tha seems to owe more'to the rain than the rankings. Weathermen forecast cloud and showers for the resumptioi of play today but there wen ': hopes the tournament would ge ; back on course with 29 schec match. Eight ' American' : men lied singles matches to com Icte the .final, 16,in each-divi- iiori.' '"·' ' : " i L i ' · ' ''V ' ' i , Top-seeded' John , Newcombe if Australia, the betting favor- te to regain the 'Wimbledon rown, took 'on Nikkl Pilic ·'of fugoslavia and Romania's Hie Jastase, the No. 2 seed, played an Fletcher, of Australia. Bjorn Borg, the' Swedish 18- year-old, met Ismael El Sh'afei if Egypt in another third-round ' anc nine women were left in the championships: . ; U.S. · men already in 'the fourth round include four seeds -- Jimmy Connors, Stan Smith, 1 Arthur Ashe and/Tom orman. · ' '' · · ' , · . ' Connors, No. 3, played Italy's Adriano Panatta. Smith, No. 4, met Jelf Borbwiak of,Berkeley, Calif. Ashe, No. 8, met Rosepe Tanner, of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., and Gorman met Balph Thung of Holland. Unseeded Erik Van. Dillen from Aptos, Calif., came up against Guillermo Vilas, a stylish Argentine who ousted America's Marty R lessen last week. . ' ^Opening oh' the' center court was the woman fighting to keep her title as Queen : of Wimbledon--Billie Jean King, the top seed from Long Beach, Calif. She played Francdise Durr of B'rance. Chris Evert, the No. 2 seed, met Isabel Fernandez of Colombia. Williams Set For Long Run With Angels ANAHEIM CAP) - Dick Willams is happy to be back in the saddle. But his ride that begins tonight promises to be a .ot rougher than some he has seen on in the past. . The man who managed the Oakland Athletics to back-to- back' World Series victories in 1972 and 1973, assumes the job as manager of the limping Call fornia Atfgels, hoping to guide them from the cellar of the American League West. Reggie Jackson, Sal Bando and -many more of the Athletics he led during the championship years will be in the opposite Jugout. ' . . "It should be an exciting experience. I respect the club I do know the club quite well," Williams' said of the Athletics "I hope'.that can be of some benefit. . ' "I expect to have an enjoy able evening." Williams quit the Oakland job after the 1973 World Series and nearly began the 1974 season as manager of the New York Yan- Northwetf Arkarmu TIMES, Monday,'July 1, 1974 FAYETTEVILLI, ARKANSAS kees. FINLEY SAID NO But Oakland owner Charles 6. Finley nixed the deal and Williams opened the. season on ,he sidelines, as, troubleshooler 'or Florida ' multimillionaire John MacArthur. When the Angels fired manager Bobby Winkles last week, Finley relented and allowed Williams to take the California ob. Rutherford Takes Schaefer 500 Race , ama a served as third base coach and guest manager of one of MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP -- It was a good thing Johnny Rutherford won the Schaefer 500. , · - · . ' · · "We would have lodged a protest if we hadn't won," said Teddy Mayer, Rutherford's U.S. Women Impressive In AAU Event BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- American women have turned in a host of outstandinj timings in the the Nations AAU Championships, and many said they were itching to get al the Russians in the dual meet this weekend In Durham, N.C. Lean Debra Sapenter defied brick breezes, here to beat a fine field and equal the world ?eam McLaren crew chief, of Sunday's $400,000 championship auto race. "We actually had'to go 201 laps instead of 200 to Win." ;· : ,' : · ' Mayer contended thai the ace car erroneously picked up iutherford as the leader during a caution period, early in the race. United States Auto Club officials then waved the actual eaders past the pace car, and allowed them to make up a lap on Rutherford. "We were cheated," Mayer said. "It really doesn't matter now, though. We'll go whatever distance they as long as we win." It took Rutherford, who notched his third straight championship victory .this season, most of the race to dig himself out of the pack. The Texan, who took home $246,000 for piloting the same record dash. of 52.2 in the 440-yard "After exile, for three months, it's good to get back in the swing," Williams said Sunday in West Hartford, Conn., where he coached in a charity softball game before departing for Cali : fornia.' Others attending the game, which helped raise money to send needy children to summer camp, were former New York Yankees' and 'Mets' manager Casey Stengel, New York'Jets' Ellis Reactivated CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleva- la'nd Indians Manager Ken \s- promonte says catcher-first baseman John Ellis will be put back into the lineup slowly, after missing several weeks with a broken bone in his Lift foot. Funk Tops RHey MUNCIE,' Irid: ,(AP) -- Dale Funk of Ra'dcliff, Ky., won the top fuel eliminations of the' International Hot Rod Association Northern Nationals at MidAme- rica Dragway Sunday night. Funk defeated George Riley of Indianapolis. TRI-LAKES ANTENNA Sales and. Service New Used Antennas Color e Black White Boosters · Towers Free Estimates 751-7027 751-84M 751-0257 EVEREST i J E N N I N G S WHEELCHAIRS FOLDS TO 10" RENTALS t SALES Fayelleville Druf ' Records Topple In International Swim Meel ,, ' · : :,· 'r-'-'a SANTA .CLARA, Calif.. (AT)' -- Two 16 : year-old Californja iris swam away with the 'big ecords at the Santa Clara _In- ernational Invitational : Swim- ning and Diving Meet--a wSrld mark in the 4flO;meler freestyle nd an American record; in'the ,500-melev Ireestyle. i H Karen Hazen of Sacramfntb sostcd the American record'of 6 minutes, 49.415 seconds for he 1,500 in Sunday's windup of lie three-day meet, which drew nearly 700 swimmers and divers from 14 nations. She broke the mark ot .6:54.14. set last, year by Jo ilarshbarger, 17, of Bellevue, Vash., who was second Sunday, 20 meters ba^k. The world mark, of 4 minutes, 17.3 seconds in the 400 was sot Friday by Heather Greenwood of Fresno in the first of 24 individual races at the eighth annual meet. 51/4% A% 6Vt% 7Vi% We have a savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs. ·' Faystteville Savings Loan Association 201 N. East Avenue Namath arid second base- McLaren to dianapolis 'victory at month ago. In- ceived $92,625 in winning an. unprecedented second consecutive 500-mile ''championship event. He also captured the Milwaukee 150 three weeks ago. quarterback Joe ormer .Oakland _ _ _ man Mike Andrews. . BULLPEN WEAK Williams said he didn't'think the Angels were a second division ballclub but admitted a ;urnarqund wouldn't come "overnight." He said the bullpen needs help. Williams said he would be paid about $100,000 a year for three years. "I'm going back into something I've been in for 27 years and the managing part six or seven years. So It's something I enjoy. It's a challenge." Williams said he didn't expect to have trouble with designated hitter 5'rank Kobinson, whose diffeiences with ICinkles reportedly contributed to Winkles' departure. He called Robinson "a leader on the field and off the field, a Ball of Famer and a gentleman." Williams said he had "no animosity" for Finley, despite their differences. Rutherford Ciss Sapeuter's time equallei the world . and - American records set by Kathy Hammond on Aug. 12, 1972, at Urbana, ill. Joni Huntley of the Oregon Track Club soared over frfeet in the high jump for the ninth time this year. It was less than an inch off her own American mark. Russia's Antonina Lazaryeva has done 6-2 this year already. Another star of the, future appeared in the 100, where slender Rerisye Bowen of Lakewood International remained unbeaten this year. : She scored a narrow victory over Ghana's Alice Annum in the 100-yard dash: in 10.4 seconds, equalling the fastest time than a lap finished : ahead. : of more former sprint car champ Jimmy Caruthers. JOHNCOCK THIRD Gordon Johncock, who ran DUt of fuel on the course iwhile eading, charged back to finish hird, just ahead of teammate Steve Krisiloff. Pole sitter Bobby Uriser held the lead for 74 laps, but 1 ran low m fuel near the end and had to slow down. Mario Andretti, who started o run away from the field be- bre a ienglhy pit stop set him a lap behind, .escaped injury when he spun and slammed in the nation this yea.-., Maren Seidler won ihe shot put with a throw of 54-3 for an AAU meet record but was off her American mark of 56-7. Mary Grove, Decker of Garden Calif., won the half mile, coming from behind with a sizzling kick to pass Robin Campbell :in the stretch to clock 2:05.2.- Miss Campbell timed in 2:05.9. Miss Bowen's unbeaten string in the 220 came to an end when Miss Annum won in 1 23.1, v(ith Miss Bowen finishing sixth. Martha Watson won the long jump at 21-3!4, a meet recon by a half inch, with five-time Olympian Willye White second at 20-11'A. Patty .Johnson defended her 110-meter · high hurdles title with a 13.2 time for a mee record, bettering the 13.3 had run In preliminaries. she Kathy Schmidt, the American won her event with a throw o! ' 203-2, the best mark in the world this year. nto the first turn wall. A.J. Foyl retired after only 21 laps, after the suspension in lis Coyote let go. He had moved up" from '29th to. ninth Before his troubles began. In other motorcar action Sunday, Peter Gregg of Jacksonville, Fla. and Al Holbert of Warrington, Pa., teamed to win the $46,750 GT challenge road race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Peter Gethin of Britain won the Grand Prix of the Lottery Form.ula-5000.aulo race at the Monza Autodrome in Monza, Italy. Henri Pescarolo and Gerard Lardusse of France'won the 1,000-kilometer event at Zeltweg, Austria, to expand the lead of Matra-Simca in the world automobile manufacturers championship. , Skald Prevails CANDIAC, Que. -- Carole Jo Skala of Shingle Springs, Calif;, fired a 69. Sunday to defeat JoAnn Garner by three strokes and win the $12,000 first prize in the Ladies Professional Golf Association tournament here. THE DELIVERS! 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As for the criticism that the Brazil of 1974 lacks the flair of its predecessors, Zagallo said, "If we had not played defensively, we'd probably be back home watching the other* on television.' WE PAY TOP MONEY For JUNK BATTERIES Our 20th Year in Fayetteville. 442-9567 605 South School Hiway 71 South VAUGHN BATTERY 'ft Electric rear window defogger , "And Toyota's best gas :, mileage too." -- Passenger assist grip ..Front reclining bucket seats 4-speed transmission Tool kit and, touch-up paint' .unit body ,; eonstr'tnetion __ yota Corolla 1200 See how much car your money can buy. TOYOTA K^V'- A %.i/'lvll * : ,-· ' ' Small car specialists for 40 years. _ _ · ' ·Rmd cm t axmaneon of minufecmipm' Hgiwttd rciiil ftvxt Ccrolh 1200 P O E price docs not )nc]ule ikj[in«tiJn"chargoi a»l«. kmTuTnt, o^Uoiul equipment, or tfecnl Bjuipmenfrequired"bj «Ute l««t, CORDES-BROWN TOYOTA, Inc. Hwy. 68 East Springdalc, Ark.

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