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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 3, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseSaturday february 3, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 21 the schedule Grenoble France a the following is in parentheses. Events without a location listed the Day by Day schedule for the 10th Winter will foe held in Grenoble proper. The ice hockey olympic games opening Here feb. 6. Events Are schedule will foe published later after weekend feted a Day and time with the location following games to determine the grouping of the teams. Feb. 6 3 . Opening ceremony. Feb. 7 7-30 . Women s figure skating compulsory figures. 8 30 . Men s 30-Kilometercross country a trans. 6 30 . Two Man bobsled first and second rims alpe d cd feb. 8 7-30 . Women s figure skating compulsory figures. 8 Amin luge singles first an second runs Villars de lans. 12 . Men s downhill Cham Rousse. ,_,_,_,6 30 . Two Man bobsled third and fourth runs alpe d Huez. Feb. 9 9 30 . Women s 10-kilo-meter Cross country a trans. 10 . Women s 500-meter Speed . 10 8 30 . Men s 15 Kilometre across country a trans 9 . Women s 1,500-meter Speed skating.12 . Women s downhill Cham Rousse .1 . Nordic combined 70 meter jump a trans .7.30 . Women s figure skating free skating.8 . Luge singles third rim Villars de lans. Feb. 11 9 30 . Nordic combined15-Kilometer Cross country aut 9 30 . Women s 3,000-meter Speed skating. 12 . Men s giant slalom second heat Cham Rousse. 8 . Luge singles fourth run Villars de lans. Feb. 13 7 30 . Men s figure skat ing compulsory figures. 9 . Women s 5-Kilometercross country a trans. 12 . Women s special slalom Cham Rousse. Feb. 14 7 30 . Men s figure skat ing compulsory figures. 9 . Men s 40-Kilometerrelay a trans. 10 . Men s 500-Meterspeed skating. 12 . Men s slalom elimination Cham Rousse. 6 30 . Four Man Bob sled first and second heats alpe d Huez .8 . Pairs figure skating free skating. Feb. 15 8 30 . Biathlon relay a trans. Siv Secory is about enforcing of new majors Rule on spitball rans .10 . Women s 1,000-meter Speed skating.12 . Men s giant slalom first heat Cham Rousse .1 . 70-meter ski jump a trans .2 . Pairs figure skating compulsory figures. Feb. 9 . Biathlon a trans. Grenoble has Snow aplenty Grenoble France a Snow an old bugbear of Winter olympics is the least of the present worries of the organizing committee for the Grenoble games which open tuesday. Heavy new Falls might bring complications however. From three feet to six feet of Snow Blanket the resorts where outdoor events will be is no Snow in Grenoble it self but Only Speed skating Fig ure skating and hockey will be on the Grenoble program. In a trans where Cross coun try skiing and biathlon events will be run Snow conditions were perfect Friday for a swedish team time trial. More than three feet of Snow covers the different courses. Vote set on South Africa ban Grenoble France up the International olympic com Mittee Friday decided to take apostal vote on whether South Africa should be allowed to participate in the Mexico City sum Mer olympics rather than cast their ballots during their meeting now underway Ioc Secretary j. W. Wester Noff told a news conference after the groups first working meeting that the committee after ample discussion decided to follow a postal vote rather than ballot Straw filled Crater in Cham Rousse site of the Al Pine skiing about five feet of Snow is on the ground. The Only flaw has been a Crater dug by a High wind about two weeks ago. A t _ t 1fultn by 9 . Men s 5,000-Meterspeed skating. 12 . Women s giant slalom Cham Rousse. 6 30 . Four Man Bob sled third and fourth heats alpe d Huez .8 . Two Man luge Villars de lans. Feb. 16 9 . Men s 1,500-Meterspeed skating. 9 30 . Women s 15-Kilometer Cross country relay a trans ,12 . Men s slalom first heat Cham Rousse .7 30 . Men s figure skating free skating. Feb. 178 . Men s 10,000-meter Speed skating.8 30 . Men s 50-Kilometer Cross country a trans .12 . Men s slalom second heat Cham Rousse. Feb. 18 1 . 90-meter ski jump St. Vizier. 8 . Closing ceremony. Braves sign top pick of free agent draft Atlanta a. A the Atlanta braves have signed their no. 1 draft Choice in the regular phase of last week s free agent baseball draft in new York the braves announced thursday. James Leo Jim Breazeale an 18-year-old Catcher from Houston tex., was signed to a South Ruislip England is Frank Secory has been toiling As a National league Umpire since 1951, and despite his Veteran status he feels that the Job is getting increasingly More difficult with each new that Light Secory who is in Europe to conduct the officiating segment of the two Safe base by Ben Abrams staff writer postal ballot will be of Van a a w counted on feb. 15, and a decision announced at that question the question is whether Southamma which was barred from the 1964 Tokyo games because us racial policy should be Al Lowed to participate in Mexico sources close to mexican sports figures who Are on hand for the Winter olympics which get underway tuesday said that Pineir nation May refuse to Pla Tost to the South african team the Ioc does not bar them from""6 october summer olympics. These sources pointed out that Mexico is a mixture of a number of races and with no discrimination there they Are profoundly opposed to discrimination a manifested by the South african policy of apartheid. This Hole has been filled up wit about 100 Bales of Straw and a Snow covering added. The slalom trails Are being sprayed with water to give a hard surface. In alpe d Huez where the bobsled run was built on a Mountainside exposed to the Sun skiers have a Choice of trails covered with six feet of of the problems last week was shovelling fresh Snow out of the Bob the Squaw Valley Winter games in 1960, the ground was Bare a week before the games. Then came a storm that too care of everything and the Snow happily stopped just before the opening ceremony. In Innsbruck in 1964, Snow had to be brought in by trucks to cover the tracks. 8th Mainton wins Jackson hits 43 Hanau Germany special Don Jackson put on a spectacular scoring show by scoring 4dpoints As the 8th maintenance in rolled Over the 31st medical ,120-69 Here thursday in a sup port come Northern Region Bajackson hit 17 Field goals and nine free throws to help give the winners notch their seventh Vic tory in 11 games. Lone Whit and Bruce Barnes scored 26 and 25 respectively to Aid Jackson in Collier scored 19 for 31st medical whose record is now 4-7. Contract with the braves Classa twin Falls Idaho club in the Pioneer league. Frank Secory. Veteran no Umpire Ball clinics entertains ominous thoughts in enforcing the new regulations concerning the spit Haven t received any specific instructions from or. Giles National league president War Ren Giles As yet so i really can t say anything definite Secory said. However i feel the new spitball Rule is bound to be a source of feel that it might be As controversial As the hesitation bal Krule that came up a few years Back. You know the Rule which said All pitchers must come to a Complete Stop before making heir delivery. It seemed As if at least 40,000 balks were being called in every game and it real a caused a tremendous ruckus before it was rescinded. But Back to the spitball Secory added. This involves regu lation against something Whichter become a Force of habit for the Pitcher. And in the pressure of a tight game when a Pitcher has a million things on his mind he s automatically going to go through the motions he has Al ways used. The Only thing is this year if he puts his hand near his Mouth Well have to warn him the first time and put him out of the game the next i pre Speed adds woes Secory mentioned Speed As an other element adding woes to the role of an Umpire. He cited the apparent return to the old time running base stealing tactics of the Days of is More and More the Young Man s game Secor explained. In the last seven or eight years umpiring has be come considerably More difficult because of the emphasis on Speed. The players Are faster and i believe the pitching is much better. There Are Many Young hard throwing pitchers inthe National league and the whole Tempo of the game is much livelier one. And people like Maury will Sand Lou Brock have put the zip Back on the base paths. They rerunning every Chance they get stealing a base or gambling for that extra Are and base Many Many this Means More closer Many More italians smash own record in olympic 2-Man Bob trials alpe d Huez France a Italy s top bobsled Der eugenic Monti twice bettered his own two Man sled track record Here Friday As he zoomed Down the1,500-meter olympic run in practice times of one minute,11.70 seconds and 1 11.79. Monti with Liciano de Pao Lisas brakeman had set the pre Vious Mark during wednesday night s run at 1 12.12.the american sled piloted by James Lamey and Bob Huscher turned in the eighth Best time of the Day 1 12.24.the 39-year-old ski lift operator from Cortina d am Pezzo was thus confirmed As the contender with the Best Chance to win the Gold medal in the 60 sleds from 11 nations took part in the five hour Lon training session which started at 7-00 am the descents had Bee scheduled to take place thurs Day night but a sudden Rise i temperature forced their postponement to second Best time was turned in by the austrian Worl Champion pair of Erwim Thaler and r e i n h o 1 d Durthaler in 111 74 "1 still can do much better grinned the red haired italia Pilot after the two runs. The track is excellent but Imade several mistakes in the first part of the course by hitting the ice two Man race is to Start feb. 7 with the first two of four mandatory heats. Two minor incidents involve Canadian and Spanish Slidders. Canada s number driven by Mike three sled Young and braked by Andy Faulds turn Dover in the next to last of the 14 curves studding the Pilot was unhurt and Faulds a 23-year-old student from Toronto suffered a Bruise on his right s number three Bob tipped shortly after the Start hurling the two Crew members Carlos Giro and Victor Polomo on the track. Both spaniards walked away shaken but unhurt. Badger aide resigns Madison wis. A Der Al Teteak a member of the University of Wisconsin footbal1coaching staff since 1957, has resigned to enter private Busi Ness athletic director Ivan b Williamson has announced. The replays. Bang bang decisions. Umpiring getting tougher i d say that umpiring has been getting tougher All the time but it has been a Good life for me. I d recommend it for the younger Man As a profession. The big drawback to the profession is that there is room for Only a handful of people in the big leagues 10 four Man teams and possibly a couple of Reserve sin each league. Travel has also become a big problem what wit the Advent of coast to coast scheduling and night game which make it difficult to get away from any City Man times until the next Day. If i had one bit of advice forthe budding Umpire Secory admonished it would be to get the proper Start. Go to an established Umpire school where you will be thoroughly schooled in fundamentals mechanics and of course baseball rules. If the foundation is solid the finished Structure generally is solid too. Umpiring mental Job and remember umpiring primarily a mental Job you have to be on your toes All be time when the time comes thata Man feels he s not doing a competent Job and he must Behonest with himself then it is time to get out of it. You lose your physical abilities bar ring injuries slowly but the Nec Essary mental alertness can go rather is Secory played two years in the major leagues following a minor league career spanning 11 was a member of the last Chicago cub world series team in 1945. 4 t he worked hard to get to the Maiors but he says that work was nothing compared to the work of an Umpire m the big top

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