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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 16, 1966, Bennington, Vermont To a Bennington Banner thursday june 16, 1966 favorite Nicklaus faces Tough Field in . Open championship san Francisco up a Jack Nicklaus the Rusty Blond bomber of the fairways who at the tender golfing age of 26 has won half a million dollars tees off today As the 6 to i favorite in a Field of 151 players for the . Open championship. He is in his usual role As the betting Choice for no player in he Long history of professional Golf Ever thrust such a commanding Shadow Over the game As quickly As he did. Nicklaus was expected to add to that Luster although the golfers he has to beat include 53-year-old Ben Hogan the sentimental Choice and the player who beat him the last time the open was held Here Over the olympic country club course. Kill i e league Bennington i it to Law 4 vow picked up its first win of the season wednesday when de Vosburg held a amp w to Only one hit. Vosburg also got the big hit of the Day a triple. Chip Mathers had a double and a single for the winners and Dennis Racicot cracked one double in his three trips to the plate. The one a amp w hit came off the Bat of Kerry Bergquist. Vosburg struck out 13 and walked 3 in getting his one hotter. Losing Pitcher was Jeff White. The display eagles game rained out tuesday will be played Fri Day. Meeting the minor league meeting can coiled tuesday because of rain will be held tonight from 7 30 to 8 at the Little league Field. Minor league coaches managers and All other people interested in helping with the minor league pro Gram Are asked to attend. Mck nit Klaus that player is Jack Fleck still embittered by the memory of that upset Triumph Back in 1955. Fleck does no to feel he Ever received the credit which should have been his because he beat one of golfing Sall time greats. But Fleck is Back to try it again and there a nothing he would rather do than repeat that Victory of la years ago to prove it was no Fluke. Even Fleck admitted his chances of doing it were minute and his name never was mentioned among the golfers polled on the probable Victor. For that matter neither was hogans. Surprisingly too Nicklaus school to decide Between two Fields but John Sullivan the Field of possible football Fields for next seasons it. Anthony patriots has narrowed to two a Welling in North Bennington and a portion of the Grassy expanse at the Vermont soldiers Home. Rain has indirectly delayed a decision on which of the two will be used. Tall grass conceals the True condition of the soldiers Home Field and recent Rains have kept ground Crews from mowing it. Ron Reeves head coach at it. Anthony said yesterday a few dips Are apparent but that their size cannot be determined until trading deadline passed w wednesday Manchester in i Lions 14, rotary 4 the Lions scored la runs in the sixth and seventh innings tuesday to run away from rotary in Manchester Little league action. Don Edson was three for five for the Lions scoring two runs. Pitcher Vynnie Bushee had two singles. Mike Hui led rotary with two hits and Art Kilburn had the Only extra base hit of the Day a double. Bushee struck out to walked 6, and was tagged for 5 hits. by f n a it / press International the laundry can be sent out today. The major league trading deadline was passed Midnight wednesday with the Atlanta braves the most Active club in a rather inactive Market. The braves waging an Uphill fight to climb out of eighth place Shook up their pitching staff by dealing Hank Fischer to Cincinnati for Joey Jay and obtained Don Schwall from Pittsburgh for Relief Pitcher Billy of Dell. The Only other uniform changes involved the new York Mots. The wets picked up former National league Pitcher Bob Friend on waivers from the new York Yankees and asked waivers on slugger Dick Stuart for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. baseball standings american la Agi e National Cangui w. L. Pct. Go w. L. Pct. Go Baltimore 39 20 .661 a e a . 38 23 .623 a a e Cleve 36 19 .655 i los Angeles 35 24 .593 2 Detroit 35 22 .614 3 Pittsburgh 33 25 .569 31/2 California 31 29 .517 8l/2 Phila. 33 27 .550 41/2 Minnesota 28 29 .491 to Houston 33 27 .550 4 i a Chicago 26 30 .464 111/2 St. Louis 28 29 .491 8 new York 24 31 .436 13 Cincinnati 26 31 .456 to . 23 33 .411 141/2 Atlanta 28 35 .444 la Wash 24 37 .393 16 new York 22 32 .407 121/2 Boston 21 37 .362 171 2 Chicago 17 40 .298 19 wednesdays results Cleveland 8 new York 5, night Calif 8 Minn i 1st, Twilight Calif 6 Minn 3, 2nd, night kans City 5 Chicago 4, 1st, twi Kan City at Chi 2nd, Ppd. Rain Baltimore 6 Wash 4, night Detroit la Boston 7, night Lawn furniture v v a \ discount prices furniture co. 519-525-5?9 main Street Bennington phone 442 5t46 a open Friday evenings the grass is Cut. If considerable filling is required to make the ground playable Welling Field will almost certainly be the schools Choice he said. Reeves leaves today for tile University of Maryland where he will spend six weeks continuing work on a masters degree in physical education. He expects to remain in Contact with prospective players during this time. Welling can accommodate a football Field if the pitchers Mound is removed Reeves said. By knocking off the Mound the school would not have to fill at one end of the Field. A a Welling has a hard turf but at least a turf a Reeves said appraising the Field. A a the High Bank on one Side will make it a Little easier for spectators to watch the games than of the whole area were at a meeting monday night the it. Anthony Union High directors agreed to foot the Bill for players shoes and insurance for the coming season. Supt. Howard f. Kelley said that the move was made to see of More boys could not been courage to come out for football by removing the expense Barrier. The insurance Cost per boy is Between $18 and $20, Kelley said. This Cost plus football shoes at the going Price of $15-20, Means that the boards action saves nearly $40 for each player or his parents. Wasny tas heavy a Choice As the betting Odds indicated. The names of buy Casper who won the open Back in 1959, Tony Lerna and Arnold Palmer were in the forefront. Seldom mentioned for the 1966 championship was defending tit list Gary player. Nicklaus does no to mind being the favorite. A a in a playing Well a said Nicklaus who turned pro in 1962 and received a Check for $33.33 in finishing in a tie Tor last Money in his first Start in the los Angeles open. But it turned out to be merely the Start of one of golfing a greatest Rookie streaks for he finished in the Money in his next 27 tournaments and that included the . Open championship that year when he Defeated Palmer by three strokes in a playoff. Nicklaus who is scheduled to tee off at 10 04 . Put 1 04 . Edt playing with Lerna and australian Bruce Devlin likes the Tough 6,727 Yard olympic course. He does no to agree with those who think the fairways Are too narrow the roughs too Tough and the fluff around the greens too soft. Palmer who warmed up for this one by playing in the Buick open last week after being sidelined for four weeks with an ailing Back tees off at 12 47 . With Bob Crowley and Amateur Deane Beaman. Casper starts play at 9 08 with pea Champion Dave Marr and australians Kel Nagle. Students take Hunter course North Bennington seven local students have successfully completed a Safe Hunter course sponsored by the National Rifle course according to announcement by Rudolph Woodcock instructor. The seven who Are receiving . Certificates Are Alan Mcwaters Elaine Curran Steven Peckham and Gary Matteson of North Bennington and Douglas Holley Peter Stoothoff and Marlene Stratton of Shaftsbury. The course is offered by the . As a Means of training people in the knowledge of firearms and their Safe and sane use. Completion of the six hour course will enable these Young people to join the Rifle club planned for it. Anthony Union High school. Hurried conference abuse angers botox owner William Lacount new game w Arden on duty Here the Vermont fish and game department has assigned William Lacount As new game Warden for the Bennington area. Lacount comes to the Job after four years at Island paid. He joined the department in 1960, after seven years in construction work. I account began with the department at Chester and during the next two years transferred several times. From Chester he went to Ludlow then Island Pond Bethel Rutland and Lunenburg before returning to Island Pond in 1962. Last summer the department sent Lacount to the University of Maine where he studied wildlife botany. The 34-year-old native of Montpelier served in Austria with the army from 1950 to 1953. He is single and is now living in South Shaftsbury. Lacount succeeded Jesse t. Watson who retired two weeks ago after 31 years As Warden Here. Boston up a Boston red sox owner Tom Yawkey is satisfied that a recent barrage of trades will help his 10th place club. Yawkey broke a Long self imposed ban against general meetings with Boston sports writers wednesday night to conduct a hurriedly arranged 45 minute que St i on and answer session. During the Impromptu news conference Yawkey said a he was not interested in Selling the red sox. A he was Happy with his manager. A the Boston stadium proposals Are a too complicated for him. But most of the session was devoted to what the red sox apparently feel is an unreasonable amount of abuse heaped on the club because of recent trades in which several popular players were shipped out. A a we be been criticized a lot for sitting on our Butts and not doing anything. Now Well probably get criticized for doing too much. But i think we be benefited from the trades. A trading is a Gamble a the Multi millionaire club owner said a but i think in the Long run they will help Yawkey said executive vice president Dick of Connell player personnel director Haywood Sullivan and manager Billy Herman had made the deals and kept him informed by Telephone. This was contrary to published reports that at least one of the red sox players was traded without Yawkey s knowledge or approval. A a in be known generally about All of the trades maybe not the specifics of All the players involved but in general about the key players. I left the matter of trades with them. A these men who see the club every Day would have a Little better knowledge about trades than i would a Yawkey said. New faces have Little effect on Bostons sad situation Boston up a some faces names and numbers were different but the end result is still the same at Fenway Park. The red sox 11-7 losers wednesday night to the Detroit tigers try out their latest pitching acquisition Roland Sheldon wednesdays result san Francisco 4 Houston 0 new York 5 Atlanta 4, night Cinel 7 Phila 6, 1st, Twilight Cinel 9 Pella 6, 2nd, night St. Louis i Pittsburgh 0, night los Angeles 6 Chicago 5, night four Lucky fishermen a from left Robert Phillips Martin Kreel Wendy Hoyt and David Laskey hold up their fish for All to see at saturdays fishing Derby sponsored by the Arlington fish and game club. Ninety three children registered for the Derby held on warm Brook in Arlington. Thompson hot fishing on warm Brook Arlington a warm Brook Trout were reportedly shocked saturday when 93 Arlington children began an effective assault on their Lair in the Arlington fish and game clubs annual fishing Derby. Theresa Hoyt and Martin Kreel were the first boy and girl to catch a fish. They each won a net. Creels were Given to David Brown and Carol Cross for the second fish of the Day. David Laskey and Kathleen hol ton won rods and reels for being the first boy and girl to catch a four fish limit. The second limits were caught by Frederick Hawley and Susan Wilcox who won fishing reels. Richard Jones and Wendy Hoyt received tackle boxes for catching the largest fish. The Cortland line co. Of Cortland . Donated 65 pieces of line for use in the Derby. Or. And mrs. Ronald Ryan and Paul Totten of Arlington donated cups and syrup for soda served during the afternoon. Summer meeting begins Friday Pownal a Green Mountain Park begins its eighth thoroughbred meeting Friday night at 7 45. Sixty nine nights of racing will be presented during the summer meeting. The track will operate monday through saturday. Loin roast pork 179$ frying chickens Cut u or split 39$ Bacon 99$ Walker s food Market 4-7against Detroit a Denny Mclain 9-3 in today a game. The major oddity wednesday night other than Tom Yawkey a meeting with the press was seeing Earl Wilson Pinch hit for the tigers and John Wyatt pitch for the red sox Wyatt did Fine in Relief Ana Lee Stange did All right but Veteran Don Mcmahon was bombed once again As Detroit won its sixth game in nine meetings. The rain delayed and interrupted struggle was actually a bombing Duel As sex Tiger George Smith hit two homers and Tony Conigliaro one for the red sox. But Detroit got the idea As Dick Mcauliffe and Willy Horton homered to tie the game up and Al Kallner a two run clout in the top of the ninth settled the Issue. The red sox spent much of the evening playing catchup after Joe Lonborg was shelled for it. Anthony a scotch foursome eighty golfers a the largest turnout of the season took part in the weekly scotch foursome night at the it. Anthony country club wednesday. Lou Liggett and Rusty Griffin was the couple with Low Gross for the match. They carded a 43. Paul Pike and Eleanor Davis had second Low Gross of 45. Dave Blair and Helen Albney and Bob and Millie Wheeler were tied at 46 for third Low. J. C. Jerome and Kathy Carmody finished at 47. Three couples tied at 48 John Carmody Chouinard Larry Powers Ruth Madison and John Winegard Alma Paquin. The following three teams carded 49 Jeff Griffin Jane wine Gard Jim and Beta Newman and Bernie and Eunice Wisher. Best score of four on the first Hole was won by Alex Mahar Elaine towers and John and Carol Vallotti. Club pro Luke Welch donated a sport shirt for door prize. The prize went to Eunice Wisher. Three dozen Golf balls were distributed among the evenings winners. Papa pleasing Samsonite Luggage four runs in the first inning. Stange kept the tigers at Bay until the seventh and Bostal scratched up a 6-4 Lead the margin being Smiths second Home run of the night the red sox offset Macau Elf few a Solo shot in the seventh with an unearned run but Horton lined into the Center Field bleachers after Kaline had doubled in the eighth to tie the score. In the ninth with the score still tied Mcmahon walked two with one out and Norm Cash doubled for two runs to Settle the Issue. Kaliney a ninth Homer followed immediately. It was his third hit of the game and gave him 2,002 for his major league career. Wyatt successor to the traded Dick Radatz Cut Down the last two Detroit batters easily but the red sox could Muster Only a Pinch single by George Thomas in the last of the ninth As Larry Sherry preserved Fred Gladdings a third straight win. A at least i would Hope he said he a hated to see some of those players go and added that a people think baseball owners feel no sentiment and Are callous. But that a not Yawkey delivered Brief but firm answers to questions relating to possible Sale of the club and his a satisfaction with Herman a managerial performance. He had a Flat a a not for a question on whether the club was for Sale and chuckled Over the fact that the red sox had been reported a on the Market a dozen times in the past few seasons. Regarding Herman he said a yes in a satisfied with the manager. He has been doing a Good Job As Good As he can with what he a had to work with. They be been losing a lot of close games but maybe the trades will help Yawkey admitted that most of the discussion about the proposed retract Ile domed stadium for Boston was too much for him. A a it a too complicated for me. Ill be Frank about it. I think it would be advantageous to the City for a new stadium of some kind some place in greater Yawkey noted however that while private capital could build a new stadium he personally would not invest because be did not consider private construction feasible. Many records in danger at Isca a meet Bloomington ind. Up a Only two of 13 champions were favored to retain their titles when More than 500 athletes compete in the three Day National collegiate athletic association track championships opening today. Records were deemed in danger in 12 of the 20 events since the Best times of competitors in the Field have surpassed the old Marks in to events and threatened them in two others. West coast teams were favored for the meet championship notably Urcla soft Hern California and Oregon. The last two each have won two titles and tied once for the Crown in the last five years. They shared it last year. Rated most Likely to come up with championships for the second straight year were javelin thrower John Tushaus of Arizona who recently made a 284-foot throw for an american record and Hammer thrower John Flore of Boston College who has not yet reached this year his winning distance of 200 feet to inches in 1905. San Jos states Tommie Smith figured to be the biggest threat not Only to the defending champions but also to become the outstanding athlete of the meet. He was entered in four events the too 220 and 440 Yard dashes and the Broad jump. Salem a Market 83, main St Adams clothes shop a shoes too $8.75 Doz. $5.75 Doz. A rate a is Dao dry Golf balls Reg. 4l11 Sqq $14.50 Doz. 11 too $7.19 $4.74 Golf gloves Reg. $2.95 $2.30 All club covers and bags. 20% off Wheeler s sporting goods 651 main St. Across from Beni Bennington it

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