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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - February 1, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 6-Bennington Banner tuesday february i. 19f>f> 43 horses dead mounties test streaking sabers catamounts w ant second straight Bowie to re open despite disasters by Tom Hughes should forces of weather allow Bennington Catholic basketball squad will travel to Rutland this evening to face mounties of Msj in an sol contest while Otter Valley s quintet travels same route to Bennington hoping to climb out of cellar and Deposit Benld catamounts in void. Both games Start at 7 30. The Hartford Brattleboro game scheduled for monday night in Brattleboro was postponed until wednesday night. In Marble Valley league tonight Burr and Burton bulldogs visit fair Haven while Molly Stark league co Leader Arlington journeys Over to Brattleboro to face inconsistent austins. The scheduled non league encounter Between North Bennington and Berlin, cancelled. In tonight s Home game Byr Nemen have a first rate Opportunity to gain revenge for an earlier loss to otters and also Bury visitors a Little deeper in cellar of sol. If cat quintet can put on even a close approximation of performance they staged against Brattleboro last Friday win no. 2 should come easily. Though they have beaten Only one team this season Benld by 55-45 otters can be Tough. Jim Norton a tall Corderman expansion plans made by Juda Boston up a each of nine National basketball association teams will get about <177,000 for two players they give up to new Chicago franchise. Haskell Cohen Aba publicist said monday existing Aba teams will split $1.6 million Chicago bulls Syndicate put up to enter league. He said each club will be per fitted to protect seven players can score and rugged Jim Anderson sweeps boards on occasions. Other starters Are Rollie Devino Terry Mclaughlin and Mike Raleigh. In their 72-42 loss to up and Down West Rutland on Friday otters managed Only 19 per cent from floor As Devino was High with 12. The cats Are flying High after their win Over Brattleboro and with reason. Barrie Byrne s boys did not simply a steal Quot an almost inevitable win but actually played Good basketball throughout contest. There was an All round Hustle and determination not seen previously on Benld hard court this season and with another spirited display by Green set Bergquist Derosi and co., standings tomorrow morning will read Bennington 2-13. While catamounts tasted Victory for first time Friday night chs steamroller rushed on. Up at Bellows Falls Bizzarro bombers could do nothing wrong. They played Topnotch offensive basketball avoided Small but disturbing mistakes they have made All year and even improved on their already masterful defense. Tom Caron returned to life with 21 Points As four sabers hit for double figures. Msj 9-4 in league play had hoop schedule Southern Vermont of at Bennington chs at Msj Windsor at Bellows Falls Rutland at West Rutland Marble Valley Friday night off after rolling up four straight. Frank Buggiani 6 5&Quot Msj Pivot Man gave Caron some trouble in earlier encounter Between two Sci Jois won by chs 58-49 but Saber rebounding squad still controlled boards. The Champine Brothers Tom and John. Joe Pawlusiak a scrapper and guard Ron Roucoulet comprise remainder of quintet. Roucoulet shot hand has been a big Factor in recent mountie wins. The Only real danger tonight is that chs will be looking beyond saints to next tuesday s showdown with second place Rutland. An Arlington win Over other end of Snow Laden it. 9 will boost eagles into first place in Molly Stark league by half a game. Austine a Maurice tar diff and Clyde Kimball can break any game open As Dave Fredrickson discovered earlier in Campaign when visitors posted a 66-57 win. Tardiff tallied 36 and Kimball 20 in that meeting. Burr and Burton loser to Woodstock by 12 Points on Friday topped slaters 54-47, Back in december. Jack Young led fair Haven with 15 Points. Fair Haven is now 1-10 in Mil while bulldogs Are 4-7. Bowie my. Up a trouble plagued Bowle race track hoped to resume full scale operations wednesday following a disastrous week marked by tragic death of 43 horses in a fire five cases of swamp fever and two heavy snows. A nine race program was scheduled for wednesday despite a late weather forecast calling for fresh Snow this afternoon or tonight and temperatures in 20s. All major roads in this area still Are Snow clogged from last weeks storms. A pre Dawn fire monday destroyed five barns and sent 120 horses racing in terror throughout grounds. Several horses were Hurt in panic and had to be destroyed. The fire broke out just after worst blizzard of Century in Southern Maryland. Firemen were hampered by huge drifts of Snow on highways Zero temperatures and a Gusty 50-mile-per-hour wind which fanned flames. The fire was discovered by Randy Cutshaw a former jockey now working at track As an exercise boy. He sounded alarm and attendants raced to stables to turn horses Loose. The most valuable horse to die was sport Casey owned by mrs. Jean Ferris of Bel Alton and valued at $25,000. Two cases of suspected swamp fever were discovered at track two weeks ago and three cases were reported late last week after blood samples were returned from College blizzard struck sunday. Station Tex. To add to bowies difficulties two Days of racing had to be cancelled last week because of Snow and two More cards were thrown out this week when Bowie has had a history of misfortunes since its inception in 1924. Twenty one horses died in a fire in 1946. In Mil Wauk roller advances anti Trust trial Keane blasts Home run craze Yankees will bunt More in �?T66 bus at fair Haven Woodstock at Ludlow Wallingford at Chester Proctor at Poultney Molly Stark Arlington at Austine lag at Wilmington rpm pm a listers planning to improve dismal record Troy n. Y. A Rensselaer poly hockey coach Garry Keams believes that there is More pressure on opponents now than on his engineers. Not bad thinking for a coach with a 2-11 record. Kearns thinking is simple Quot pressure is All on them now be expected to win. They should be afraid of us too because our kids Are capable of pulling upset Quot coach said. It has been a Long season so far for former All America skater on a Pic a first line. It will go Down in history books As worst season in recent years no matter what outcome of final nine games on schedule. With Only three players on club who could be termed truly Quot experienced Quot Kearns has been looking to future and watching development of dozen sophomores on team. In engineers next four games they will be facing four of better teams in East. Action resumes feb. 5 against my at rpm Field House at 8 . The engineers have taken past two weeks off for midyear exams. Thursday feb. To engineers will leave for four Day Quot Northern swing Quot seeing action against Clarkson at Potsdam 8 . And St. Lawrence at Canton 8 . Princeton will be in Troy for a feb. 16 game at Field House. A fall of these teams Are Good examples of High calibre of play that has come into College hockey Quot Kearns said. A last two years have seen College hockey in East go from just a few Good teams to Many Good teams making division titles a toss up almost from Start to finish. Both divisions Are still wide open races Quot he continued. Quot but Well be entering every game As underdog because of our record so far Quot Keams said. A a we la be out there to pull upset and our kids Are capable of it. Anytime we can beat one of these teams it will be a Feather in our Alc is currently ranked third in division ii standings second among Small colleges in a poll conducted by up. Clarkson is currently second in division i standings and in major College poll also conducted by up. St. Lawrence is fourth in division i and at same level in major College poll. The four game set will also see engineers pitted against some of top Talent in East including Bob Coutts one of top scorers in div. Ii and Don Brassil of Alc Terry Yurkiewicz of Clarkson and Bob Perani of St. Lawrence three of top goalies in East. In Only meeting so far this season among any of teams St. Lawrence knocked off engineers 4-0, after Larries were held scoreless for two periods. By Milton Richman up sports writer new York up a a Blunt communique by Johnny Keane did away with new York Yankees entire tradition today. More than that it consigned All those exciting memories of babe Ruth to a Dusty forgotten file which could be swept out by some Over conscientious janitor one Day. In essence Keane said to hell with Home runs. He has grown tired of sitting Back and waiting for them. From now on Yankees will have to go hairs total mow at 6b Montreal up a Bobby Hull Quot Golden Jet Quot of Chicago Black Hawks has boosted his season Point total to 68 to open up a commanding 16-Point Lead Over Detroit a Norm Ullman in National hockey league scoring race official figures disclosed today. The 27-year-old left Winger continuing his better than a goal a game scoring rate scored four times and earned three assists last week to increase his sizzling Pace to 42 goals and 26 assists for 68 Points. Ullman who had been inching closer to Hull in recent weeks scored Only once in three games to lose six Points to onrushing Hull. Hulls teammate and no la a scoring Champion past two years Stan Mikita remained in third place with 51 Points. Gordie Howe of Detroit also retained fourth place in scoring race with 46 Points two More than teammate Alex Delvecchio and Bobby Rousseau of Montreal. Detroit a Roger Crozier despite a poor week in which he was beaten 13 times in three games maintained his league leading spot among goalies with a team average of 2.58 goals per game. But Gump Worsley and Charlie Hodge of Montreal were just a fraction of a Point behind at 2.62. Bostons Ted Green continued to Lead Parade to penalty Box with 113 minutes while new York was most penalized team with 576 minutes. Out there and bunt. That s right Man said outstanding bunter since bunt. And he stressed there will Yankees Haven t had an performance of world Phil Champion dodgers last season Ruzzuto retired and Keane has a lot to do with his be no exceptions. That Means claims he did t have anyone thinking even is sorry he never Mickey Mantle Roger Maris who could really bunt when he ordered Stan Man Musial managed cardinals either to bunt while both were with St. Curt flood was Best of Louis lot. Keane who admits and whole kit and caboodle. No one will be exempt Man said. Quot there s entirely too much emphasis on Home runs. I m changing my mind about Yankees Quot declared Keane who took them Over a year ago and expected them to Home run opposition to death but watched them wind up a sorry sixth instead. Quot we re going to bunt More lots More Quot he went on. Quot we re not going to sit Back and wait for Home runs like we did last year. Boston led league in Home runs but where did they finish Quot we attempted to bunt with couple of our Power men last year and i found out they re not very Good Hunters. Well they re going to do it this year. With warriors w Iii Quot i never tried it Musial Quot revealed Keane. Quot Why not Quot someone asked. Quot we knew there were times he should bunt but we never did Quot there must have been a Milwaukee up a Start of trial in Wisconsin s antitrust suit against Milwaukee braves and National league was rescheduled monday for feb. 28. Circuit judge Elmer w. Roller moved Date ahead on a request from state which accused league of defying an order of roller last week. That order directed braves to prepare to play in Milwaukee instead of Atlanta this year and league to prepare to expand by opening Day of coming baseball season. The trial originally was to have begun today but roller had postponed it to March 7 at request of defense. Roller said monday that by moving Date up again he was not trying to punish defendants who in turn said they were not trying to defy his order. Instead defendants said they would ask roller to vacate order on grounds it gave state More Relief than it had sought. Quot baseball has not decided to ignore any order Quot said Bowie Kuhn a National league attorney who was answering a claim by state that statements by baseball owners Friday were in Quot open Defiance a of rollers order. The leagues statement said it was not feasible for baseball to expand in 1966 and ordered braves to prepare to play in Atlanta where they have signed a 25-year lease governing use of new $18 million Atlanta stadium. A Well i suppose no one else san Francisco up a guard Paul Neumann came off Bench monday night to Pace ref a. The san Francisco warriors to Well a runaway 131-118 Illonal a him o do by i basketball association Victory do uni ? do now Over sagging Baltimore thou i admit i second guess bullets myself at times. Why should t win san Francisco s a ,bunt? he Cerui Quot a third straight leapfrogged should a Keane answering warriors Over Baltimore and own quest la a into second place in a bad Slater Yankee manager Western division. The bullets conceded that Glamour have dropped four in a Row. Attached to players like Musial warriors held a slim 92 Mantle or Marls has a tendency a a 91 Lead with 30 seconds to go in a keep anyone from asking you wait for Home runs to win third period when Neumann them to bunt Ball games and you lose too hit for four straight Points. He reasoning there was a added 18 Points in a sizzling Little hard to follow. True a fourth Quarter to make it a hitter like Ted Williams never Romp bothered to bunt but it Wasny to Rookie Rick Barry topped beneath Tycobb. Nor Ruth. Warrior scoring with 29 Points. Despite his record number of Neumann added 27 and Guy homers babe liked to Cross Rodgers totalled 20. Up enemy occasionally by no a other Aba action was dropping one Down third scheduled. Williamstown Golf course to Host world Junior teams Many one run Keane did t seem to be pointing so much at Mantle who bunts fairly often and does it Well As he was at Maris. Quot we re going to have Marls bunt Quot he said firmly Quot and our other players Are going to have to do it Stilt Joses in on Aba scoring race new York up a that 1,243 rebounds for a 24.9 per Jolly giant from Philadelphia game average to 1,121 and a Wilt Chamberlain is making 23.4 Mark for runner up Bill things mighty unrest Ful in Russell of Boston Valley of los Angeles Chamberlain also had a Fine lakers. Shooting percentage last week Chamberlain 76ers�?T Mas to move into a for first Sive 7-foot-l Center had a big place in Field goal percentage time on courts last week to with Johnny Green of Balti close Gap Between himself More. Both were shooting at a and los Angeles Jerry West in .522 Mark National basketball associations scoring race. Official Aba statistics released today through games of Jan. 30 shows big Wilt had reduced West a Lead in scoring Green Mountain league to Only 49 Points. West who has led All season had 1,792 Points Quot so single we is ill Al la in 55 games to 1,743 for Chamberlain in 50 games. Base line. Throughout their Long history however Yankees have been noted for big bomb. Some people even refer to them still As Bronx bombers. Sluggers like Ruth and Lou Gehrig started it and others like Joe Dimaggio Charlie Keller Tommy Henrich Yogi Berra and Mantle perpetuated it. Now Keane says that Sall passe. The bunt is thing and yanks will Start concentrating on it a month from now in Spring training. This could change Yankees image completely. And if it does blame it All on Maury wills. The Taconic Golf club in Williamstown has been chosen to Host a proposed Junior world Amateur team championship United states Golf association announced recently. Competition will involve boys and girls under 18 from 48 countries whose National Golf associations comprise world Amateur Golf Council and who wish to enter teams. August 24 26, wednesday through Friday have been chosen As dates for International event and member countries Are being contacted relative to interest in proposed Competition. Announcement of championship was made at annual meeting of Urga and event will be sponsored jointly with organization s newly formed Junior Golf foundation inspired by Gary players donation of his $20,000 first prize Money in 1965 . Open. Player said at time that Money must be used to develop and Aid Junior Golf. The tournament will consist of 54 holes of stroke play with separate tournaments for boys and girls. Each team will be made up of three players with two Best scores in each round making up teams score. If Competition is successful Urga Slad it will ask world Amateur Golf Council to assume sponsorship in future. Joseph c. Dey or. Executive director of Urga is reported to have sought out Taconic course for event and tentative approval was voted by Board of directors at Williamstown Golf course. Experienced in conducting National Golf events in recent years including Urga National Junior championship Mcaa National intercollegiate and Urga National women a Amateur Taconic a selection for this first International Junior event is a High tribute to club officials and membership. Saratoga arranging programs for season Bowling results m. Muckle�?187 m. Schneski and m. Ryder-181 Chamberlain pumped in 156 mitchell�?179 . Soccer i Aiss Points last week including a 53 triple Point Effort against lakers muckle�?518 to help 76ers extend their Mitchell 515 Mexico City up a winning Streak to eight games. M Schneski 504 team big Man also pulled Down Union Carbide league High single j. Harvey�?220 e. Gratz�?198 j. Bowl 190 High triple j. Harvey�?558 j. Bow�?534 c. Holden�?530 East German soccer leading 2-0 at halftime went on to Blank America of Mexico 4-0 sunday before 30,000 fans. League leadership in that department. Chamberlain had full service banking a Man needs full service banking when he has responsibility of a Home car and full sender at Vermont Bank and Trust company Bella Falls Chester Brattleboro Rutland Bennington Manchester member f ederal Deposit insurance corporation standings w l dreamers 56v2 231/2 . Live wires 50 30 . 5 45 35 Gutte Snipes 43 37 ally oops 42 38 . Typos 361/2 431/2 fireflies 36 43 mixers 35 44 Sim Senette 34 46 . Leftovers 22 58 Southern Verdon t standings w la foul five 51 29 Guys amp dolls 48 32 runner 44 36 lamplighters 371/2 421/2 unpredictable 36 40 afterthoughts 36 44 cellar dwellers 35 45 Para Mutual 321/2 471/2 girls City league High single j. Dubuke�?223 m. Hughes-203 h. Mclain�?200 High triple j. Dubuke�?611 l. Bellemare 545 c. Herrington�?543 standings Gladstone a Pownal Valley Dodge fibres Bellemare a villager Tri Mont Texaco Pownal volunteers Pauline a garage High single c. Short�?199 g. Howell 196 d. Shear 191 High triple d. Shear 528 f. Snow 514 j. Shepard 513 Saratoga Springs . A Silver anniversary racing at Saratoga raceway is shaping up As most outstanding program to be presented in 25-year history of track. Director of racing Harold m. Haswell has announced program for 195 consecutive Days april 14-nov. 26, featuring 44 Early closing events with a minimum value of $100,000. In addition there will be eight major events during grand circuit week june 27-july 2, when nations Best two and three year old Trotters and pacers will go for purses expected to total More than $130,000. There will also be three legs of new $75,000 can a in series for three year old pacers a $10,000 leg of hta series and other outstanding events yet to be carded. Although Early closing events for 1966 have been reduced in number from last year overnight program will include eight series with 12 legs at $3,000 each and 32 legs at $2,000 each. Nominations close March 15, a month later than in past years. The trotting and pacing events for four year Olds and under will be based on Gross lifetime earnings while events for three year Olds and up will be conditioned on 1965 earnings. The four series for two year Olds Are for juveniles trained exclusively from Jan. I 1966 North of 39th parallel North latitude. Eligibility to All events shall be determined As of dec. 31, 1965, for Money earnings and As of March 15, 1966, for age. All events will be raced in series and horses must be nominated in All legs of a series to be eligible to any leg. Horses May be nominated to More than one series. Stall applications will be accepted by Haswell until feb. 25. Eckert s Man new York up a Harry Simmons who has served As Secretary of International league since 1952, has been added to baseball commissioner William d. Eckert s staff. Simmons will have no official title and will serve in a general capacity Eckert said sunday. Standings w l Ari. Cut rate 571/2 361/2 Hawks realtors 56 28 Marty Moore 49 35 sleepers 471/2 361/2 59 25 knotty Pine 46 38 521/2 3iv2 powder Box 421/2 411/2 47 37 Greene a mob Lettes 42 42 451/2 381/2 Winslow a Whirles 40 44 44 40 pol graphic 34 50 33 51 . Whites 331/2 501/2 32 52 Lonergan amp Thorn. 33 51 23 61 tally to 23 61 ladies Day a enjoying weekly ladies Day program at Haystack ski area last tuesday were from left Ann Campbell Lulu Mckee and Elizabeth Titus All of Bennington area. Every tuesday is ladies Day at Haystack. Pine Cone peas shoulder Lamb chops walkers 8 1.00 la. 79 food Market 50b115 4 amp Battery chargers $ 1295 keep your Battery fully charged for easy starts on cold mornings Deco batteries 6 Volt 12 Volt dry charge for guaranteed freshness $ 113x 14 95 up instal led anywhere in Bennington just Call 2-6226 Economy Auto stores inc. 532 main St. Bennington

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