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10 Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tues., Aug. 27, 1974 FAYITTEVILLE. ARKANSAS iiiiiiiiiiiiUiiiiiniiiiiiiuiHiigiDiiiiiiiiiiDiininiiiiiiniiiiniiiiinrffliiitiiHi Aubrey Shepherd Farmingfon Jayce-es' Second Tournament The Farmington Jaycees had such a successful bass tournament in June that they liave decided to have another on September 1. ' The Karmington Jaycctlcs are getting into the act this time by selling sack lunches at the" lake side for $1.00. All proceds are to go for ' Jaycees civic projects. One of the most inlereslirrg additions for this time is the prize for the bass club weighing in the most fish. '. The top live men from each ' · club will be compared for scoring. In order to he eligi- · ble for the club prize, at least five club members must be present. ' Persons unaffilialed with any bass club will be - ' competing for prizes of cash or merchandise, as well as " trophies. Eleven cash prizes are to be awarded to individuals, including $25 for the day's biggest bass, $250 for the day's heaviest string of lip to 10 black bass, $125 for the second best string, $75 for the third best and $25 to each person placing from fourth through tenth. Prizes of merchandise are to be awarded to those placing in the second ten. Local merchants donate various outdoor items for this purpose. Records for the previous Farmington Jaycce Tournament include 12 pounds 13 ounces for the winning stringer and three pounds ' 13 ounces for the biggest bass. Gordon Davis set both ' these records in June 1974. With top water action ' reaching a peak on Beaver, it is predicted by many that these records will be broken this Sunday. Entry forms may be found in many local sporting goods departments, ' i n c l u d i n g Sears, Woolworth's, Wai Mart and Gib' son's. , Beaver Lake seems about 1 right for any type of bass f i s h i n g . Plastic worms fished deep are still productive, while top water plugging is paying off for those who work at it. Crank 1 baits running just below the schools of white and black bass are producing nice fish for some people. This ma}' be one of those tournaments in which good strings of bass are brought in by people using all sorts of methods. ARKANSAS IUVEK ' Several methods were reportedly productive for participants in the North Little Rock Jaycccs Bass Tournament this past Sunday at Burns Park on the Arkansas River. Big 0, ' Plastic worms. Hellbenders and other lures reportedly attracted fish for lucky anglers. Fayetteville's Gordon Mhonn and his son Roger took thirteenth place in that contest with seven black bass weighing H pounds. Gordon reported . t a k i n g '. bass of four pounds and three pounds on top water - lures and Big O. The Mhoons' stringer would have been heavy enough to take fifth place in the · previous week's contest out of Burns Park (Roger IVIhoon and Rob Carnes took third in that one), but the competition seems to have picked up on the river with some really fine stringers of fish coining in. Forty-two pounds took first place in this one. Only thirty-two pounds took first the week before. Apparently the river fishing is again approaching a good period. Earlier in the summer, Roger and Bob cairght some 56 pounds to win the Miller Downtown Classic on the s;imc waterway. North Little Rock Jaycees had some forty boats en; tered in their tourney but only 10 brought in fish. This shows how hard the Pittsburgh 3t. Louis Philaphia Montreal Mew York Chicago fishing really was. While a few people f i n d ' f i s h and do very well, the majority may go fishless. This also makes a good point for everyone who enters a fishing contest: always weigh in whatever legal catch you make, for on a particular day one small keeper may be worth a prize! Another good rule is never to give up until you reach the check in point. Your last cast of the day may produce the tournament's big bass, and you never can be sure whether a lunker or only a respectable keeper will be' needed to take big fish honors. While most fishermen would be content with a finish of thirteenth, this Saturday's fishing was somewhat f r u s t r a t i n g f o r Roger Mhoon, who has recently gotten into the habit of finishing very close to the top. Roger caught a three pound channel catfish on a Big 0, p as well a s - a white bass'of over two pounds. Such fish would count for him in a tournament such as the one planned for Oklahoma's Lake Tenkiller this October. North American Sports Services has set up a plan whereby four categories of fish will count in their big contest. This should make - things very interesting, if a bit confusing. . Pond fishing paid off for Bill Kennan this week.-iHe': visited John Eagle's rnoun-,; tain-top waterhole over near ' the Oklahoma line and took several nice bass on plastic Mister Tiwster grubs, and a certain secret lure. Pond fishing is usually good this . time of year, but the really big pond bass seem to be caught. in November, according to knowledgeable Northwest Arkansas pond bassmen. DUCKS Arkansas' 50-day duck season will be split this year. For the first lime Arkansas duck limits w i l l ' b e ' based on a point system. This system is subject to abuse, but it allows hunters to harvest a larger-than-usual share of (he available birds. The idea is, of course, to make hunting interesting enough to moll- vate plenty of hunters to buy a duck stamp. The proceeds of federal duck stamp sales go for purchase and management of wetlands for duck breeding. Without protected" wetlands, wild ducks in N o r t h America would become extinct. If hujilers stopped hunting, no stamps would be sold (well, a few bird-watchers might help out or a few stamp collectors) and no wetlands would be protected from drainirrg, and few ducks would reproduce, and the populations would rapidly decline. Ducks Unlimited supplements the efforts of the-U.S. government in duck management. The U.S. can protect only those wildfowl breeding grounds inside its borders. Ducks Unlimited purchases and leases wetlands in Canada to insure a large production of ducks and geese, as well as associated wildlife. An effort is presently underway to start a Northwest Arkansas chapter of DU. Beaver Lake has been a good stopover spot for ducks the last couple of years. The high water has allowed them to find flooded grass and timber to feed in. If the lake is not lowered too much before November 20, Arkansas hunters again should find ducks on Beaver. If so, they should remember that without the efforts of Ducks Unlimited over the past 30 years or so, tiuck populations would be much less than they pre- · sently are. aiiiiiraniBiDnnirainiiiMiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Professional Baseball By The Associated Press National League East W L Pel. GB 66 61 .520 -GO 02 64 64 58 67 55 70 52 72 West 80 47 .510 .500 .464 .440 .419 2V4 7 10 Helped Along By 8th Inning Error Phils Nip Reds 7-6 Los Angeles 80 47 .030 -- iincinhati 78 ,51 .605 3 Atlanta 71. 57 .555 9V4 Houston 6E 61 .520 14 San Fran 57 71 .445 23'A San Diego 49 79 .363 SlV'z Monday's Results Philadelphia 7, Cincinnati C New York 5. Houston 4 Atlanta 3, Montreal 2 Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Cincinnati (Billingham 15-8) at Philadelphia (Rullivcn 6-10), .Atlanta (Reed 8-7) at Montreal (Torre/. 9-8), N · Houston (Dici-ker 8-8) at New York (Parker 4-12 or Apodaca 4-5). N Chicago (Reuschel 12-9) at Los Angeles (Hau 12-6), N St. Louis (Gibson 7-11) at San Diego (Spillner 6-8), N Pittsburgh (Ellis 10-8) at San Francisco (D'Acquisto 9-11), N By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Junior Kennedy was a defensive replacement .. . sort of. The young Cincinnati second baseman replaced Dan Driessen in the eighth inning Monday night and promptly made the play -- the bad one -- that five the Philadelphia Phillies a 7-6 victory over.the Reds. The Phils loa(|edl]hfe;.bases:on wo Singles,·V'sa'crifUfe and; an ntentional walk, then Dave :ash punched a grounder to Kennedy's left side. The 24- vear-old second baseman fielded the ball, appeared to glance oward first base for an uistant, hen threw home -- late and vild. The ball sailed about 10 feet wide of the plate. Mike Anderson scored what was American League East W L Pet. Boston New York Baltimore Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit Oakland Kan City Texas hicago Minnesota alifornia 56 02 63 03 67 Monday's Results Detroit 0, California 2 Cleveland 4, Kansas City 1 Minnesota 7, New York 6 Milwaukee 2, Oakland I Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games California (Figueroa 2-5 or ange 3-8) at Detroit (Colemai 0-12), N Cleveland (Wilcox 2-1 and Peerson 8-9) at Kansas City Busby 19-10 and Briles 35), 2, Oakland (Blue 14-11) at Mil- vaukee (Slaton 9-14), N New York (Tidrow 10-10) at linnesota (Hands 4-4), N Boston (Marichal 5-1) at Chi:ago-(Kaat 14-11), N Baltimore (Palmer 4-9) at Texas (Jenkins 18-11), N 70 64 63 62 62 60 West 73 56 68 59 06 63 64 64 03 50 .556 .512 .500 .496 .481 .469 .566 .535 .512 .500 .488 .388 GB 7 TA Wi 11 4 7 8V4 10 23. the tying ruled run on fielder's choice and a run batted in for Cash. And Del Unser continued home on the throwing error. It proved to be the winning run when the Reds got one back in the ninth. In other National League games,, NevVj,Y.9 i rk...beat', i Hp)|?ton 5-4'arid Atlanta! defeated Montreal 3-2. In the American League, Milwaukee topped Oakland 2-1, Cleveland downed Kansas City 4-1, Minnesota nipped New York 7-6 and Detroit tamed California 6-2. The loss dropped second place Cincinnati three games behind Los Angeles in the National L e a g u e West. Third-place Philadelphia ended a three- game losing streak and pulled within of first-place Pittsburgh in the East. Mets 5, Astros 4 Felix Millan squeezed home the tying run with a perfect bunt single, then Rusty Staub singled home the winner that carried New York past Houston. Braves 3, Astros 2 Buzz Capra held Montreal scoreless for eight inninys and Dusty Baker hit a home run, leading the Braves over Montreal.- Capra struck out eight and allowed only, three hits until the ninth, when the Expos broke Usery Says Both Sides Willing League Leaders By .The Associated Press - National League BATTING (325 at bats) -- arr, All, .360; Zisk, Pgh, .333. RUNS Morgan, Cin, 95; Schmidt, Phi. 82. RUNS BATTED IN--Schmidt, Phi, 98; Bench, Cin, 98; Wynn, All, Cin, 195; LA. 91. H I T S -- Garr, D.Cash. Phi, 162. DOUBLES-- Bench, Cin, 31; Rose, Cin, 31; Cardenal, Chi, 30; A.Oliver, Pgh, 30; Stargell Pgh, 30. TRIPLES-- Garr, All, 15; A.Oliver, Pgh, 11. HOME RUNS-- Schmidt, Phi, 32; Wynn, LA, 28. STOLEN BASES-- Brock, SIL 88; Lopes, LA, 54. PITCHING (13 Decisions)-John, LA, 13-3, .813, 2.58 Cald well. SF, 123. .800, 3.01. STRIKEOUTS-- Carlton, Pli 187; Messrsmth, LA', 177. American League BATTING (325 at bats)-Carew, Min, .362; Hargrove Tex, .351. RUNS-- D.Allen, Chi, 82 Ystrzmski, Bsn. 76. - RUNS BATTED IN-- Bur roughs, Tex, 104; D.Allen, Ch 85. '' . HITS-- Carcw, Min, 175; Mon ey. Mil, 144. DOUBLES-- Rudi, Oak. Scott, Mil, 30. TRIPLES-Rivers, Cal, Otis, KC, D. HOME RUNS-- D.Allen, 32; Burroughs, Tex, 25. S T O L E N BASES-- North Oak, 45; Rivers, Cal, 30; Patek KC. 30; Carew, Min, 30. PITCHING (13 Decisions)-Fitzmorris, KC, 10-3, .769, 2.8 Tiant, Bsn, 20-8, .714, 2.85. STRIKEOUTS-N.Ryan, Cal 295; BIyleven, Min, ISO. Ch ONE LAST CATCH .. .before school started, 10-year-old J. J. McFcrrin caught this string of larnp.moiith buss in a pond near Evansvitle, Ark. J. J., a fifth-grader at Butterfield Trail Elementary School, is the son of Mrs. Willis Taylor Pro Football By The Associated Press National Football League Exhibition Season Monday's Rcsulls Chicago 20, Baltimore 16 Cincinnati 27, Detroit 14 Atlanta 10. Houston 6 Saturday, August 31 Detroit at Buffalo Green Bay at Miami Pittsburgh at Washington, na tional television Sunday, Scpl. 1 Philadelphia vs. New Yor Giants at Princeton, N.J., aftei noon Baltimore at Atlanta Minnesota at St. Louis New England vs. Denver a Spokane, Wash. Chicago at.Houston Kansas City at Dallas New York Jets at New 0 leans Los Angeles at San Diego Monday. Sept. 2 Cleveland vs. Cincinnati Columbus, 0., afternoon Tuesday. Sept. 3 Oakland at San Francisc national television AP Wirephoto) SURPRISE PUT-OUT . . .Oakland's CinadeH Washington finds himself the victim of Ken Terry's accurate throw jrom centerjield. Washington tried to score from first on Sal Bando's double, but the throw changed an almost sure score into an out. The Brewers won 2-1 "Cooling Off" Time Hears End love next," he commented tiring a break in Monday's ession. Garvey suggested Monday hat the NFL regular season, ess than three weeks away, is ot being threatened at this me. He put forward three pos- ibilities for the near future. CHICAGO (AP) -- The Na-but it has to he the magnates' onal Football League players! nd owners resume, their stale- ated strike talks today with a rilical turning point -- the end eriod -- abrely 36 hours away. Chief federal mediator W.J. isery Jr. scheduled a 10 a.m., DT, negotiation session, only hours after the talks broke p -- still without an agreement in the 58-day old players' ;rike. "We haven't reached any greeinent, but both sides are ·illing to come together gain," Uscry said hopefully. Neither Ed Garvey, executive irectpr of the NFL Players As- ociation, nor John Thompson, xecutive director of the NFL Management Council, the own- rs' bargaining agent, commented on what transpired in Monday's lOVi-hour session. The NFLPA executive committee agreed about two weeks *go to Usery's suggestion for he cooling-off period, wherein ·eterans who had been strike since July 1 returned,to heir training camps to work out and play in preseason arnes while the talks contin led, The NFLPA executive committee said at that .time that, i: no'agreement was reached:.by he end of - the moratorium. vhjch deadlines at midnight Vcdnesday, the veterans would called upon to resume the strike and man the picket lines once again. But four of the 26 teams earns -- the Baltimore Colts Buffalo Rills, Cincinnati Ben ;als and San Diego Chargers -lave already voted to remain n camp, even if the NFLPA ·alls for a strike resumption. And it appears that a large number of veterans -- greater ban the more than 400 players vho crossed picket lines befon he cooling-off period began -- vill stay in camp, even if thi NFLPA asks them to leave. The NFLPA was scheduled ti meet at noon, CDT. today tc decide the status of the cooling off period, and to decide wha action to take. Usery refused to speculate on what effect, if any, the end o the cooling-off period w o v 1 lave on the talks, nor how long the 'bargaining would continue. But some.'sources 1 ., suggestei ;he current round o f - negotia lions will go no further than midnight tonight. Uscry said Monday it seeme to be up to the owners to take the next step in ending Ih strike. "I can't say anythini 51/4% 53/4% We have a savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs. FayeHeville Savings Loan Association 201 N. Eut Avenue never mentioning the possibilit that the players could walk 01 en masse and bring the seaso to a grinding halt. "First, we could reach a agreement," he said. "Seconc ly, we could extend the coo ing - off period. And thirdly, « could play the season without contract." s shutout bid on singles by Jorgenseh on Fairly, Mike id Jim Northrup. Max Leon Sieved Capra and Jorgensen ored Montreal's second run s Bob Bailey hit into a double "ay. . ' Brewers 2, A'a 1 Billy Champion and Tom lurphy c ombined on a six-hit- er for Milwaukee. Champion ave up only four hits before aving after Joe Rudi singled 1 the seventh inning. Murphy it Gene Tenace with a pitch nd Jesus Alou's single scored udi but Dick Green ended the ming by grounding into a ouble play. Indians 4, Royals 1 ; Jim Perry cooled off Kansas City on five hits for his 14th victory^ only two fewer than brother Gaylord. Sacrifice flies by Rusty Torres in the third inning arid Frank. Duffy in''the fifth off Paul Splittorff gave Perry, the runs he needed. 'Twins"7,-Yankees 6 Rod Carew's two-run, bases- loaded single capped a three- run sixth inning,and the Twins held .'..on to 'sriap New York's five-game winning streak. Tigers 6, AMgels 2 Bill Freehan, Ed Brinkman and' Eon LeFlore smashed home runs while Lerrin LaGrow scattered 10 hits, including a homer by Lee Stanton of the losers. ' AAA Members Defeat Proposal To Permit Spring Grid Practice LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Mem- xrs of the Arkansas Aci v i t i e s Association have oundly defeated a proposal to ermit spring football practice i Arkansas high schools. The vote was about 3 to 1 gainst spring practice, an \AA spokesman said. The pro- osal was the only one on the allot. without a recommend a- ion by the AAA Executive ommittee. The spokesman said about 75 jer cent of the AAA members larticipated in the voting. A proposal to expand the Jlass B football playoffs to eight teams with the addition of wo "wild card" teams was_ap- roved overwhelmingly. The AAA also approved a proposal that will allow' a coun- y basketball tournament to AJU Coach Unhappy After Two Practices JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Arkansas State University joach Bill Davidson said he was disappointed Monday after the Indians went through two practice sessions. "Practice just seemed to drag along," Davidson said. "I wasn't really a hard practice since the players were sort o bruised and banged up from Saturday night's scrimmage." Davidson praised wide re ceivers Jimmy Wicks, Larr Elmore, Terry Smith and Tom Wiseman. Wicks has been moved to thi No. 1 split end spot, replacint junior colltge transfer Orn Middlebrook, who underweri surgery Monday for ligamen damage to an ankle. He is'expected to be sideline: most of the season. ount as an invitational tourna- lent. A team is limited to two nvitational tournaments a ear. A proposal calling for the .rst round of- the state high chool basketball tournaments be played iii the -various reas failed as did a proposal ailing for reinstatement of jun- or high state tournaments and bate track meets. The AAA approved a propos- .1 limiting nonfootball schools o 32 regularly scheduled bas- tetball games a year and al- owing football schools to chedule a maximum of 22 basketball games. This will t a k e Affect in the 1975-76 season. A proposal allowing basketball camps to be held on high chool campuses providing that hree or mpr school districts participate in the camp also vas approved. Previously, basketball camps were restricted :o college campuses. I LEARN! BASIC OR ADVANCED INCOME TAX PREPARATION Thousands are earning good money as tax preparers, En* rollment open to men and women of all ages. Job Interviews available for best students. Send for free inform* | lion and class schedules. Classes Start: SEPTEHMER 12 CONTACf THE DOCG3BLOCI OFFICE NEAREST Y O U ; 2'ofUws to Berve Yon 1 UlH South School, Phone 521-1753 81 Thompson, Phone 751-5600 Colonel Taylor was hard to get along with. That's why his Bourbon isn't. The old man could be a terror Colonel Edmund II Taylor Jr. swore his Bourbon would be the best in Kentucky. And he let nothing--and no one-stand in his way. If a cooper j delivered barrels that j --';··' were a knot off perfect, the Colonel was the kind ithat'd stave in every barrel in the wagon. And if a hapless farmer tried to sneak less than choice grain past the Colonel, his fury could make window sashes rattle. He could be a tough son-of-a-something, our Colonel. But, oh, the Bourbon whiskey he made. Gentle on your tongue, soft in your gullet and as smooth as limestone rocks worn slick by spring water. We still make Old Taylor the slow, quality way the Colonel 'wanted it made. Even now, we don't want to rile him. Old Taylor. His Bourbon. Tiy it. OldTaylor. If s easy to get along with. Forone flawed barrel, Colonel Taylor might take an axe to the whole wagonload.

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