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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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ranchise holders, said in To- onto Monday night the 1 p.m. .ST, meeting had been called i discuss the possible imme- iate withdrawal of the Chicago ranchise. He termed the Fire management "completely irre- :pnsible" for dropping out at Ms stage of the season. There has been speculation lat the Fire would pull out of he league with just three -- AP Wirephito FALCON KICKOFF RETURN ' .. .Atlanta corner back 'Rick Byas (3$) turns away from Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Marv } KeUum (Si) as he returns a kickoif during first quarter action Monday evening in Pittsburgh. i Byas was finally tackled on the Falcons 32 yard line ; Bradshaw Regains Position " * ·* · , 1 *· I Stee/ers Cage Falcons i PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Terry Bradshaw predicted it. He's jback, so is Franco Harris and io is the Pittsburgh Steelers' Tunning game. : · "And it feels good, real fcood," Bradshaw said after he 'taade his fjrst .quarterback Jtart this year and Harris rush- led 'or a career high of 141 yards in a. 24-17 victory over "the Atlanta Falcons in Monday night's nationally televised National Football League game. t On opening day, Bradshaw tvas on the bench behind Joe pilu'am. who led the NFL pre- jeason passers tiy throwing almost twice as often as Brad- 'ihaw had in Pittsburgh's two previous playoff seasons. · ·!,,,,·,, I,-,. »i._. | lol hand," September, "'but the time will come when ye have to establish a running threat. My style is ball control ·nd I'll wait until this thing iuns its course." "Joe's had the Eradshaw said in After Gilliam's S-for-18 pass ing day in a narrow win last week over Cleveland, Coach Chuck Noll opted for Bradshaw, even though the Slcelers were atop the AFC Central Division. "It was pretty much a return to the bread and butter," Noll said. after the ' ' Pittsburgh climbed to 5-1-1 and Atlanta fell .0 2-5 under beleaguered Coach Norm Van Brocklin. VWe battled them. We fought as hard as we could," said Van Brocklin, target of a "Dump the Dutchman" campaign in Atlanta. The Steelers pounded out a season high of 235 yards rushing against the Falcons, and stumpy Rocky Bleier added 78 yards to Harris' career high total. "I get a kick out of making the running game go," said Bradshaw, who completed nine game of the season for Harris who had a career high of 2 carries, and he gained all bu 29 of his ground yards in th second half. He also ran yards with a swing pass frpi Bradshaw to set up the winnin touchdown. Harris, who had rushed fo 206 yards previously this sea son, powered seven yards fo what proved to be the winnin touchdown in 111 Pittsburgh final quarter WFL Bosses Hold Emergency Meeting Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tu«i., Oct. 29, 1974 ft 9 FAYITTEVILLI, ARKANSAS ' Bass-A-Thon Set For Lake Norfolk NEW YORK (AP) -- An: ti'^ncy meeting of World oolball League owners today Chicago may decide the late the Chicago Fire -- the lat- st WFL team to face possible xtinction, says league execu- ve committee chairman John assetl. Bassett, ommittee chairman of which screens the new Duck Calling Event Set For Little Rock The American Duck Hunters Association, Arkansas Wing vould like to announce the Second Annual U.S. Open Duck f a l l i n g Championship a n d iportsman Party on Saturday, November 2, 1974 in the Hal if Industry Building at the Arkansas Live-stock Show rounds. Little Rock. Registration will be at 10 a.m. The first round of the sixth annual four-tournament Winter Bass-A-Thon jointly sponsored , : by the Bull Shoals and Lake ames remaining because its Norfork Bass Clubs will gel omc schedule has been com-l un( ] cr way November 2nd and 1200 pounds of fighting bass. The second Bass-A-Thon tourney will be held December 14th lively announced that aiguaran- teed purse of $1,000 'will be awarded (or each of the four and 15th with headquarters ath-ssions. (divided a m o n g the the Oakland. Ark., boat dock on first five finishers.) Trophies Bull Shoals Lake. The third land substantial merchandise leted and there would be no 3 r( j a t the Quarry Marina on I session, scheduled for January nu-izes will ie awarded to the osslble source of new income. ll, a ke Norfork near Mountain 118th and 19th, .will headquarter I fisherman who bring in th» big Don Andersen, WFL vice Home. , at Tracy Marina on Lake Nor- bass and the heaviest string in [resident in charge of public | The 200 bass fishermen from i fork. The action will return u each tournament. . TM ' ' " "" the the highest number of total .points elations. confirmed from his five or more states who are I Bull Shoals Lake for the final collection of cash, merchandise and trophies will be out to beat last year's first-session catch oF Newport Beach, Calif., home Monday right that the meeting was to be held -- with the Fire ituation to be discussed. But le added, "there has been noth- ng positive to this point as to he status or future of the Chicago club." Andersen denied the report that the Fire had informed eague headquarters it was laltlng operations. Fire owner Tom Origer and Coach Jim Spavilal were unavailable for comment Monday night, and Chicago publicist Jim Walker, reached at the :eam's office, said, "There has jeen no word from Mr. Origer ;o the ballclub. Everybody has seen waiting for the outcome of the meeting. I guess we'll find out then." Virgil Carter, tht club's injured quarterback and player representative, said his contract had not been cancelled nor has he been paid for the remainder of the season. "There have been rumors all fear that the Fire was'going to :old," he said. Those rumors surfaced again Monday when Bassett, owner of the World Hockey Association Toronto Toros, said at the Toros game the Fire had notified the league it would not play its last three games. Chicago is scheduled to play in Philadelphia against the Bell Wednesday night. If the Fire is finished, it expected to compete for a super session February ISlh and 16th. Club presidents Jim Thiel and The g r a n d prize for sportsman who achieves Boh Schultz of the Lake Norfork' in all Four tournaments will be and Bull Shoals Clubs rcspec- a 50 HP Mercury Motor. HERB MARSHALL STANDS FOR LAW AND ORDER to 2:30 p.m. at the Hall of In-j w o u id become the third WFL dustry Building. _ Qualifying franchise to go under before the 20-game regular season is rounds will start at 3 p.m. with ;hc finals beginning at 7 p.m The entry fee is $10.00. David Pryor, candidate for governor be the guest speaker. For more information write the American Duck Hunters Association, P.O. Box 605, North Little Rock, or R. L. Spann, Chairman, 5721 West 56th, Little Rock. Competing for the prizes will be contestants from all over the United States. The Defending Champion is Lee H a r t z of Stuttgart, Arkansas. During the finals there will be drawings for prizes worth several hundred dollars, such as Ducks Unlimited Commemorative Shotgun, boots, decoys, shells, duck callers, game hoist. Max Axe Hatchet completed. The Detroit Wheels and Jacksonville Sharks already have suspended operations and removed their games from the 1974 schedule. The league started its inaugural season with 12 franchises and.presently stands at 10. The Florida Blazers, also suf fering severe financial troubles, are the subject of a court battle n their Orlando home, and a number of o t h e r teams have battled economic conditions. lead in the first quarter. Bleier plunged one yard for the first touchdown, set up r oy Lynn Swanns' 52-yard punt return, and Bradshaw dove in from the one for the second score to cap a 57-yard march. Atlanta quarterback Bob Lee. to a 14-01 Set, and other valuable prizes. sacked seven hard-charging times by the Steeler front, fired a pair of touchdown passes in the second quarter to Sponsoring the contest this ·ear will be McSwains Sports Center, 2515 East Broadway, '·Jorth 'Little Rock and Co'ulson Oil Company, Inc., AMCO Distributor, 1438 Pike Avenue, ^lorth Little Rock. The Sportsman Party and Contest is open to the public. Tickets for the drawing of prizes are $1. of 20 passes for 130 yards with | time. knot the score at 14-14 by half- two interceptions. It was the first 100-yard Fight Scene In Zaire Staggers Imagination :· KINSHASA, .Zaire (AP) -- JHuharnmad AH continued his 'taunting tirades and George Foreman remained somber as 'nk monk as the two whiled away Ithe hours leading to their pre;dawn battle Wednesday for the Jheavyweight boxing champion;ship o! the world. ; It was a scene that staggered ;the imagination. ; Bongo drums beat an unnerving tattoo on the sensitive inner !ear. Strident African music -- Jwith its.heavy jumpy and jivy Ibeat -- poured out from the I buses and shops. Native danc- lers, part of a carnival, sash- Jayed with their bumps and Jgrinds from the back end of ;trucks parading the boulevards. ; Tension began building to an |electric pitch in'this humid, s'u'l- |try capital where two black · Americans have- come to pay ·homage to their ancestors anc · battle 15 rounds or less for the pears to lie in his age -- 25, seven years younger than Ali -and his brute strength. He has lemolished every opponent he las faced in the past two years, none going rounds, and more than his victims two have included such fighters as Joe Frazier and Ken Norton, who scored victories over AH. "Foreman didn't knock them out. he pushed them out," argues Ati. "He is a pusher. He is big and strong. But he is slow- footed, awkward, dumb. He has never met anybody like me. ''I am a 'dancing master. I am the best in the world. I am preparing to score the biggest upset in ring history." There have been unusual heavyweight title bouts before. But the sport never has seen a spectacle to match this one. At midnight tonight, when even all respectable leopards and ze- With Harris leading the way in the third quarter, Pittsburgh marched to the Atlanta 16-yard line before Roy Gerela hooted a tie-breaking 33-yard field goal. Harris' seven-yard touchdown in the opening minute of the final quarter capped a 55-yarc drive. Nick Mike-Mayer added a 32- yard field goal for Atlanta about five minutes into the fi nal period, and the Falcons re covered a fumble by Bleier at their 47-yard line on the nex kickoff. However, light end Jim Mil chell lost a fumble at the Pitts burgh 40-yard.line six plays lat er. and the Falcons were helc inside their own 30-yard lin« the rest of the game. Tale Of Tape Before Bout KINSHASA, Zaire (AP) Tale of the tape for the George Burks Out For ASU Homecoming leavyweight light here Wednesday: Foreman Age 25. Weight 220, Height 63, Reach 78%, Chest(normal) 43, Chest(expanded) 45%, Biceps IB. Forearm 14, Waist 34, Thigh 25, Calf 17, Neck mi, Wrist 8, Fist 12%. Ankle 10. Ali Age 32, Weight 216'/2, Height 63, Reach 80, Chest(normal) 43, Chest(expanded) 45, Biceps 15. Forear hi 13%. Waist 34, Thigh 26, Calf 17, Neck 17V6, Wrist 8, Fist 13, Ankle 10 JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- t is doubtful that Arkansas State University's Steve Burks can quarterback the Indians in their homecoming football game Saturday against Northeast Louisiana. ASU Coach Bill Davidson said Monday t h a t Burks suffered a deep shoulder bruise last Saturday against Southern Illinois and would be held out of contact this week. Davidson said the Indians probably would get to use Burks only as a punier Saturday. James Flynn nas been alternating with Burks at quarter-, back all season, and Davidson championship sa jd ;, e thought Flynn could do HERB MARSHALL AN HONEST-TO-GOODNESS SHERIFF In these times of shading the law with a little gicy here and there. .... not prosecuting a law violator because he's a friend of someone special, we need officials who will take a firm stand and enforce ihe laws. Herb Marshall is Ihat man ·· the man for Washington County Sheriff! Herb Marshall · as sheriff · will see the law is enforced equally and impartially for everyone. Elect an "honesl-to-goodness" sheriff for our county. Vote for Herb Marshall -- a man with experience, know-how and ideals. Herb Marshall stands for law and "orderi a more than quarterback. adequate job at CANDIDATE FOR SHERIFF OF WASHINGTON COUNTY HERB MARSHALL Pol. ad paid for by Dr. Friedman Sisco, S[ringlale, and.Dr. Ppn.Bal;er, Fayetteville, co-clmirmen, HERB MARSHALL FOR SHERIFF COMMITTEE. Iring's richest prize. I Both Foreman, the title- j tholcler, and Ali, a former cham- bras are asleep, tens of thou, _ : sands of Zairians will be wind- of his failure to ·military, have made much of · their odyssey to the land of !their forefathers but don't ishrug off other motivations. ! Each is guaranteed a $5 mil- llion purse -- richest of all time. ing slowly toward the Stadium ^. of the 20th of May to witness De _ I the first heavyweight fight ever jl le |staged in this part of the world. They are most, it not expected to fill all, of the 62,889 seats in the massive soccer stadium, paying between $250 for the choice ringside chairs to $10 in the upper reaches. 111UII [Juinc ii^in-jv vi ..'· * . . . - -- - , lit is money in the bank. And | Since President Mobutu Sese .{neither ;cerned has to be overly con- whether the strange ·conglomeration of producers 'and backers reaches the aim of ·$20 million to $30 million gross. .! The fighters themselves have Ibeen overshadowed somewhat '!by the fanfare and wild trapp- lings surrounding the event but .Jas time for the opening bell ap- ;proaehed -- 4 a.m. local time, ·10 p.m.. EST, Tuesday -- Fore- · man held firm as the favorite tdespite escalating Ali senti- I jnent. ; The latest odds quoted from ;Las Vegas are 14-5. More cpn- Iscrvativc London bookies give ;;the champion the edge 11-5. ·The international press corps, Cwhich has had the two boxers Sunder close scrutiny for a Tweek, has swung to Ali by a ;»mall majority. Ali has been ;very Impressive in workouts -/physically, mentally and vocal- "fy. Veteran Ali watchers con- Jtend that they have never seen '.him fitter or sharper. At 216'/4 I pounds, he looks every inch the | skilled meticulous assassin who ; twice stopped the awesome ·Jtonny Liston in 1964 and 1965. Foreman's advantage ap Seko and his government have paid $1.4 million as a guarantee of the live gate, the portals may be thrown open if all tick- its are unsold. The weird hour was picked to :onform with prime time in the United States where the bout vill be viewed coasf-fo-coast on heater television screens at a cost of $20 to $30 a seat. This is the main source of ivenue. The 19-foot ring, with its red, vhile and blue ropes, is set up under a sprawling roof so that :he fighters and the press rows ivili be protected in case of rain. Hain is possible. This is Zaire's monsoon season. Units of Mobutu's army will out in large numbers to con- .rol the highly :rowd, which shown a strong crowd's favorite Ali. The demonstrative already has favo'ritism for chant 'Ali, boma-ye Ali, homa ye." 'Kill him, kill him." 'All Is a pitch f a n ; talking his game," Foreman says. , "His fists are not as dangerous as his tongue." When you've got tire trouble in the field HELP IS CLOSE BY _ Best deal in the country NEED WE SAY MORE? SEE US TODAY. EXPERT REPAIR SERVICE · LEADING TRACTOR TIRE REPLACEMENTS · HOOK-ON DUALS · BATTERIES · FIELD AND ROAD REPAIRS YOUR CO-OP SERVES YOU BETTER BECAUSE YOU OWN IT, YOU RUN IT, YOU PROFIT FROM IT. Farm Service Cooperative Service Station Fayetteville, Arkansas Telephone 521-5200, Ext, 51 Why big-car drivers feel at home in the rotary car* 11 What the RX-4 does is to offer an attractive alternative to large, heavy domestic cars with big V-8. engines, in a relatively compact car that's not nearly so thirsty. 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