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JUST A WORD
Laurie Dodson. center, and Karen Swart get a word of advice from Bob Smith just
prior to last night's swim meet at the Veterans Pool. Judy Thomas and Katy Shorb,
in the background, just relax in preparation for their events. (Observer Photo)
Talking Dick Stuart Puts
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They tulil talkative Dick Smart
to Dtit his muscles where his
mouth was and by George if he
ain't to the great deliKht o
Pittsburgh's suddenly awakened
Stuart talked a blue streak
when he first came up with the
Pirates two years ago. He talked
about the 66 homers he hit at
Lincoln. Neb., about how maybe
Itabe limb's record was in jeop
ardy and about the possibility of
his earninx more than SlOO.Onu in
a single season..
lie talked so much, in fact
that some claimed he had been
vaccinated with a phonograph
needle. Anyway, everyone said
let's see him do it u-i here.
And now llig Stu is starting to
By United Press International
W L Pet. CB
San Francisco 48 35 .378
Los Angeles 4(1 37 .565 I
Milwaukee 44 34 .5H4 Pi
Pittsburgh 45 39 .530 3'i
Chicago 39 43 .47 81!;
St. Louis 39 43 .476 8'
Cincinnati 35 47 .427 12'i
Philadelphia 30 50 .375 IIP,
San Francisco 8 Cincinnati C HI
Pittsburgh 7 Chicago 6 HI in
nings, night, i
St. Louis 9 Philadelphia 7
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l-os Angeles at Milwaukee
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Cleveland 45 33 .577
Chicago 44 36 .560 2
Baltimore 43 39 .524 4
New York 41 40 .506 5'i
Detroit 41 42 .494 6'i
Washington 38 43 4G9 8'j
Kansas Cily 35 44 .44.1 10' i
Boston 36 45 .4:18 U
Boston 8 New York 5 might
Ik'troit 5 Kansas Cily 2 might i
Washington 7 Baltimore 6
Pacilic Coast League
W L Pet Cb.
Sacramento 49 39 .557
Vancouver 47 39 . 547 1
Portland 42 41 .506 4'
Sail Lake 43 44 .494 5'i
San Diego 44 46 4K9 6
Spokane 43 45 .489 6
Phoenix 42 46 .477 7
Seattle 39 49 .443 10
Vancouver 9 Portland 2
Phoenix 3 Sacramento 2
Seattle 5 Spokane 0
Salt Lake S San Diego 1
Northwest League Standings
W. L. Pet C.B.
Lewis-Ion S 3 .625
Wenukhfc 5 4 .583
Yakima 5 S .. I
Salem 4 4 . 500 I
F.ugene 4 S .444 l'
TriCity 3 5 .375 2
Wenatchce 8 Tri City S
Iwiston 9 Salem 3
Kugenc 20 Yakima 0 !lsi
Eugene 4 Yakima 3 i2ud
show 'em. He smacked his 17th
homer with two on in the 11th in
ning Friday night to climax a
four-run rally that gave the Pi
rales a 7-6 triumph over the Cubs
and their fiflh straight victory.
Stuart collected three of Pitts
burgh's 10 his aid 25.360 fans at
Forbes Field paid him a tremen
dous ovation as he circled the
bases in the bottom o( th? lllh to
wipe out a three run rally in the
top of the frame by the Cubs. He
hit his homer off loser Don F.I-!
ston and the blow gave Beanie
Daniels his fifth victory ol the
Sal Francisco Gains
San Francisco increased its Na
tional league lead to a full game
with an 8 win over Cincinnati
in II innings, St. Louis moved
into a fifth-place tie hy beating
Philadelphia. 9-7. and rain washel
out the Los Angeles - Milwaukee
game with the Dodgers ahead.
J-fl. in the third inning.
Cleveland stretched its load in
the American 1-eague to two
games by defeating Chicago. 1-4.
Washington edged Baltimore. 7-6.
Boston toppled New York. 8-5.
and Detroit snapied a six game
losing streak with a 5-2 decision
over Kansas City.
Sam Jones of the Giants picked
up his 12th victory and second in
as many games during a three
inning relief effort against the
Iteds. Felipe Alou started San
Francisco's lllh inning rally with
a double and Willie Mays ended
it with his 15th homer. Earlier,
Orlando Ccpeda hit his 18th and
Jackie Brandt his seventh. F.d
Bailey hit two homers for Cincin
nati, his seventh and eighth, and
Frank Hobinson clouted his 19th
Eighth Inning Rally
The Cardinals won their game
from the Phillies with an eight
run rally in the sixth Inning dur
ing which 14 men went to the
plate. St. Louis knocked out three
pitchers with a nine-hit barrage
that included home runs by Gene
Oliver and Hal Smith on succes
sive pitches off reliever Dick Far-j
rell. Jim Owens, now 4-8. was
the loser and Wllmer Mitell. 10 3.
the winner. Joe Koppe had a
homer and three singles (or the
Tito Francona and Rocky Cola
vito each drove in three runs in
Cleveland's victory over Chicago.
Francona had four hits to pace a
17 hit attack that enabled the
Indians to beat F.arly Wynn for
the first time since dealing him to
the White Sox in December. 1957.
Wynn had beaten Cleveland seven
straight times since then. Cal Mc
Lish gained his 11th victory
against three defeats with Gary
Bell's aid in the eighth.
Washington's slugging Senators
hit four homers but Ktlhandvr '
Chuck Stobbs still had to be'
called in from the bullpen tu put
down a four-run eighth-inning rul- I
ly before Baltimore was beaten.
The big blow was Hoy Sievers'
10th homer with two on. Harmon
Killebrew also hit his Kith. Bot ',
Allison his 22nd and Ken Aspro. ,
tnonte his second, l-osvr Jack ,
Fisher yielded all four Itomers to
suffer his .second loss. CamiluJ
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Pascual won his ninth game al
though he was knocked out in the
A collapse by the Yankee de
fense in the fourth inning helped
the Red Sox score five runs in
their victory over Whitey Ford.
The Yanks committed . three er
rors in that frame with Ford and
Bobby Richardson each messing
up double play balls. Ted Wil
liams helped himself to three of
Boston's 12 hits. Tom Brewer was
credited with his seventh victory
although he needed help from
Mike Fornieles. Ford was tagged
with his sixth loss against eight
victories. Hank Bauer homered
for the Yanks.
Move To Help
Form 3rd. Loop
CHICAGO UTI '-Major league
baseball moved today to help sup
porters of a third major league
get their dream off the ground.
A seven-man committee com
posed of Commissioner Ford
Frick, President Warren Giles
of the National league. President
Joe Crouin of the American
League, and club owners Tom
Yavvkey, Boston, Arnold Johnson,
Kansas City. Bob Carpenter. Phil
adelphia, and Lou Perini, Milwau
kee was named to meet with third
league partisans and aid their fu
Frick named the committee at
a Sxcial meeting held by the ma
jor leagues to consider aid to the
minor leagues and also to vote
for a second time on authorizing
inter-league trades without waiv
ers during the three-week period.
Nov. 21 to Dec. 15. this year.
Presumably the third league
committee will be at the disposal
of the third league group, head
ed bv William Shea of New Ynrlr.
! fnr iwtvlA tlivl jvuinvl fit nt.
time in the future.
"A committee of this size and
experience should prove the most
satisfactory major league contact
for such a group in obtaining in
formation about major league op
erations and discussing their ap
plications for major league sta
tus." Frick Mid.
PLAYERS SICNEO BY BRAVES
MILWAl'KF.K. Wis. (IPD-The
Milwaukee Braves have signed
shortstop Richard Clark of Phila
delphia and pitcher Jerome Bur
gess ol Brantford, Out., to I960
minor league contracts. They will j
lie assigned to Cedar Rapids,
Iowa. Iowa of the Class. B Tht ee-1 :
PAINT LASTS LONGER
Miller CabinU Shop
27 RECORDS FALL IN
FIRST MAJOR WIN
An underdog La Grande Swim Club finished with a rash
of points to overtake the highly favored llermiston and
Boise YMCA swim aggregations and win the four-way swim
: meet last night at the Veterans Memorial Pool. The Dalles
Elks Swim Club was fourth.
Final point scores for the teams were: La Grande, 344;
llermiston, 323; Boise, 268, and The Dalles, 191.
La Grande's win marked its
Crst team victory in major com
petition in the eight-year history
of the club.
The 50 event meet was held un
der ideal weather conditions before
a highly enthusiastic crowd esti
mated at 5oo persons.
I Twenty-seven new pool records
were established and on" was tied.
Of the new records, La Grande set
nine- and tied one; Boise, repre
sented by a small but potent team
of 14. set II: llermiston. three,
and The Dalles, four.
Boise outclassed the field in
first place wins, garnering 16
Other first places, by teams, were:
La Grande, 13: N llermiston, 12:
The Dalles, nine.
Outstanding swimmers of the
nuet were La Grandt's Stewart
Lundgren, 1112 division, who s?t
three new pool records in his
three individual events freestyle,
backstroke and butterfly, and
swam anchor leg on two second
place relay teams; Boise's Caro
lyn Mullinix, 13-14, who set records
in her three events ijuiiertiy, in
dividual medley and 200 mter
freestyle, and swam a leg on two
record-breaking relay teams; The
DaHes' Nathan Francis. 15-16 di
vision, three firsts, in treestyi?
backstroke and 200 meter free
style, setting a new record in the
lalter, and La Grande s Artie Sam
son, 13-14 division, winning the
100 meter freestyle by an eyelash
over teammate Mike Jones, tne
I GO yard individual by two feet
over teammate Steve Fedor, set
ting a record in the process, and
the 200 meter freestyle.
For The Dalles, in addition to
Francis. Howard Myers, with two
firsts, and Paul Kruger, with three
firsts, a record and a part on a
record-breaking relay team, were
Boise's outstanding swimmers
in addition to Mullinix. were: Mart
lyn C'app. two firsts and legs on
two record-shattering relays: Pat
Fitzgerald, two firsts, a second.
third in diving and a part on
record relay: Pamela Harvey, two
Hernustons outstanding swim
mers were: Donna Beagle, two
firsts, one second and two winning
relays: Jim Johnson, on? first and
two thirds: Paula Russell, two
firsts and one fourth.
Outstanding for La Grande, in
addition to Lundgren and Samson,
were: Steve Fedor. two firsts,
one second, a new record and a
leg on a record relay: Laury Dod
son. one first and her own record
tied in the backstroke and legs on
two third place relays: Mike
Jones, one first and a record, one
second and legs on two record
relays: Mike Challis. three second
places, all of them to The Dalles'
Nathan Francis, and legs on two
High scorers in various events
for La Grande were: Tim Dodson.
Leslie Kline, Bonnie Scott, Jenni
fer Smith, Margaret Gregory. Tom
Carman, Mary Altenburg. Judy
Bever. Lynn Challis, Judy Kane
and John Moser.
Bonnie Scott of La Grande won
the girls diving, rating very high
scores on three of her five dives,
and John Moser eased past team
mate Jim Haydock for the (irst
time this season to take second
to Hermiston's Tommy Bray in
boys diving. Haydock was third
The halftime exhibition of water
ballet by olders girls of the swim
club, coached by Marilee Mepp.n
and Dot Ann Anson, was well re
ceived by the crowd.
KANSAS CITY'. Mo. VPP
Whitey Herzog, suffering from a
badly bruised right thigh, has
been placed on the disabled list
by the Kansas City Athletics. The
A's filled the vacant spot by re
calling outfielder Russ Snyder
from Portland of the Pacific Coast
Enter Our Big
3 Firsts And Record
If And When'
PORTLAND "L'PIi Nursing a
deep left upper lip cut. Denny
Moyer said Friday night he had
no immediate plans DUt wouia
take a rematch with welterweight
champion Don Jordan "whenever
I can get It
Denny said the champion fought
about the way he thought he
would except that Jordan's left
hook was sharper and more sting
ing than he had expected.
"1 knew my left jab was the
one that hurt the most, but he's
tough and he's hard to get to."
Denny's first question in the
dressing room was to his man
ager Sid Flaherty. He asked,
"What do you think?"
Flaherty replied: "It was noth
ing to be ashamed of. It was a
title fight and we'll try it again."
"If you don't have that big
eighth round," Flaherty explain
ed, "it's rough."
Denny's fighting older brother
Phil joined Denny in the dressing
room with, "It s all right, man.
Gov. Mark Hatfield, who watch
ed the fight from ringside, told
Denny in his dressing room later,
"r. v e r y o n e is proud of you.
W e re all very proud.
Denny said he definitely felt
Jordan's weakness was a left jab.
He said he really began to feel
tired in the last round. Although
blood began to flow fiom his nose
in the second round, Moyer said
it didn't bother him.
Flaherty said Denny would have
"a scar or two" but "he feels
good, he looks good. I'm proud
of this bov. '
PLEASANTON. Calif. (I'PD
Officials of the Alameda County
Fair Friday sus)ended trainer
Lowell V. Cary for the remainder
of the meeting when tests showed
a drug had been administered to
Psalldaris, winner of Tuesday's
The better your horn
STOCK CAR RACES
Adam and Hemlock
Oberver, La Grande, Ore.,
Mounties Slam Bevos;
Phoenix Drubs Solons
In Coast League Play
By UnHad Pratt IntarnaKonal
The Vancouver Mounties
j strengthened their hold on second
' place in the Pacific Coast League
. Friday night by defeating the
Portland Beavers 9-2 before 3,049
fans in Vancouver.
I George Bamberger pitched the
i distance for the Mounties allowing
' only seven hits in gaining his
fifth win against two defeats. Both
; runs off him were unearned, com-
ing in the second inning on sin
' gles by Jim Greengrass and Nini
I Toraay and an error by Vancou-
ver shortstop Ron Hanson.
The Mounties led all the way.
They secored three limes in the
fust inning to send Portland start
er Duane Pillette to the showers.
He was charged with his second
loss against three wins.
Bob Sehwanzcoff went the rest
of the way, allowing six more
runs. Vancouver put the game on
ice with five runs in the fifth in
ning after two were out.
The big blow of the inning was
a three run homer by Barry Shet
rone. his 8th of the year.
In other games, league-leading
Sacramento was drubbed by Phoe
nix. 3-2; Seattle whitewashed Spo
kane 5-0 and Salt Lake dropped
San Diego. 6-1.
A last inning homer by Benny
vaienzueta gave Phoenix its win.
Earlier, Willie McCovev. the
league's leading batter, crashed
his 22nd homer of the season to
Practice week July 13-17
Mon.: 9:00 Farnams. Jr. Old
Timers, Hand Ford; 10:00
Grahams, Bohnenkamps; 11:00
Tues.: 9:00 Van Pettens. Hand
Ford; 10:00 Trotters, VFW; 11:00
Wed.: 9:00 Hi-Way Cafe. Jr. Old
Timers: 10:00 Grahams, Laur
ences; 11:00 Tigers.
Thurs.: 9:00 Farnam's. Van
Pettens, Hi-Way Cafe: 10:00
Glass, Laurences; 11:00 Eld
ridges, Falks. m
Fri.: 9:00 Trotters, Bohnen
kamps; 10:00-GIass, Falks. VFW
Eldridges: 11:00 Tigers. Dodgers.
Van Petten Hi-Way Cafe
Jr. Old Timers-Hand Ford
Hands-Hi Way Cafe
h better your living
La Grande Jaycee
Crowds To Track
Interest tonrlnoe te mount In th L
Grande Jayc tpenter Stock Car
race held Sunday tfttmeen en the eval
track located nxt te th Flamlnee Club
en the Union-La Crende highway. Tea
flight entries from La Grind, the Wal
lew nl Umatilla tecntry ere attracting
more and more fan te the Sunday after
noon event which got ndrwy with
Hm trial at 11 o'clock noon. For a
different kind of fun take in the race
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give the Giants a 1-1 tie in
the Padres on
five hits as the
San Diego, 6-1
The win was Pepper's sixth
against i seven defeats and Dick
Stigmun was tagged with the loss.
The Befs laced 12 hits in account
ing for; their six tallies.
Veteran George Bamberger
went all the way for Vancouver,
giving up seven hits while scoring
his liflh win against two reversals.
Seattle s Dale Wa'.le lofted a i
three run homer to give an assist
to pilther Teammate Dave Sten
housta who tossed a five-hitter
W.I s clout came in the ninth.
Stenluse was credited with his
sixth win. He gave up only five
Neer Defeated In
State Net Tourney
PORTLAND lUPD-Mike Crane
of Berkeley. Calif., advanced to
the finals of the State Tennis
Tournament by defeating Port
land's Jack Neer Friday 4-0, 7-5,
6-1 and 6-2.
Crane was seeded number three
and Neer was seeded number two
before the tournament at the
Irvington Club courts opened.
Top-seeded Doyle Perkins of Se
attle advanced to the semifinals
Friday by scoring a 4-6. 6-3 and
6-4 win over Clyde Knox of Port
land. Today Perkins met Bill Hoogs
of Berkeley. Calif., for a berth in
the championship playoff against
Crane. Hoogs moved into the
semifinal round by defeating num
ber four seeded Bill Hose of Port
land 6-0 and 7-5.
Idaho Gal Gains
NW Golf Finals
PORTLAND 'TPI '-Shirley En
glehorn of Caldwell. Idaho and
Elaine Porritt of Eugene advanc
ed to the final round in the wom
en's division of the Pacific North
west Golf Association champion
ships. The final match was today
at Portland Golf Club.
Miss Englehorn moved into ,the
; , ,, . -. K" .
ib n3. ik. i.. nu.M ano j at
Columbia Edgewater. Miss Engle
horn is the recent winner of the
Oregon Amateur Championship,
and three-time Idaho champ.
Miss Porritt. a senior at the
University of Oregon, advanced
to the finals with a 3 and 2 vic
tory over Mrs. Pat Lesser Har
bottle. Tacoma. Wash.
tW .Hog ftOHTwUHE
SUNDAY & MONDAY
Marlon Brando In
Jr. Old Timtrt 18 Hand Ford I
Laurence's 12 Eldridga't
Cardinals Dodgart 8
The Jr. Old Tim- rs crushed Hand
Ford ID I, Kldridgt's gut dumped
by Laurence 's 12 1U and the
Cardinals edged by the Dodgers
98 to finish off Thursday's tie
game in yesterday's little Ivague
I The Jr. Old Timers scored pine
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nell walked, Steve Malone singled
before Dan Young grounded out.
Steven Frederick walked and Gary
Girrard smashed a grand slam
home run to account for four runs.
Reynolds and Jiihn Smurthwaite
both walk-d and Roberts singled
to score Smurthwaite. Gil Helm
dr-w a base on bal's and Cornell
walked again as the 10th baiter
of the inning. Steve Malone got
his second hit of th inning to
drive in three more runs and as
In the second the O'd Timers got
lliret- more runs. Gary Girrard
was safe on an error and stole his
way to third. Reynolds and
Smurthwaite singled and Helm was
hit by the pitcher to account for
Hand Fold picked iip their only
run in the third inning when Hod
Jones walked, stub second and
Dave Schrum singled for the RBI.
The Old Timers came up with six
runs in the third and Ihe game was
called because of the 10 run rule.
Malon? singled for his third hit
in four trips to start the inning.
A walk to Young, Frederick's
single, and six straight walks
doomed Hand Ford.
Eldridge's and Laurence' s
swapped one run first innings be
fore the Jewelers Were able to
go ahead for keeps. Bunny Trice
and D. Eldridgc walked in the
Kldridgc- first. Trice scored the
run by advancing on a series of
put outs at first. -
Laurence's came back to get a
run in the bottom of the inning
when Mike Satar walked and Gene
Lovely and Mark Vaughn got back
to back singles.
" Ted Hilliard singled and scored
for Eldridges. For the Jeweler's
Phil Jones walked. Rusty Law
was hit hy the pitcher Wayne
Kaa' n and Satar walked and Ron
Marx was hit by llio pitcher for
Eldridge's made it a 4-3 ball
game in the third with a single
run. Laurence's went scoreless in
the bottom of the inning and Eld
ridges was shut out in the top of
the fourth. The Jewelers scored
four runs in both the fourth and
fiith innings on a series of walks.
1 errors and bit batters
SAO PAl'LO. Brazil lUPD
Maria Bueno, the new Wimbledon
women's tennis champion, was
presented with the Brazilian
Sports Order of Merit by Presi
dent Kubitschek when she re
turned to her native country Fri
Train From Gun
She lived as a stranger
to the man she married I
.... OTEPMEN BOYD
Plus "Left Handed Gun"
OF HEMP BROWN"