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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Friday, July 10, 1970
CHARLESTON, S.C. (P)-For-Cassius
Clay, nothing has changed . . . and noth-
ing is the same
The former heavyweight champion of
the world came to Charleston to fight
again for the first time in 21/2 years. The
only sparring he did, however, was with
youngsters who had thronged outside his
It was the old Cassius Clay who stroke
into the street where it looked like a truck
fillled with children had overturned and
spilled its load. He picked out a youngster
and playfully began sparring with him.
The crowd began to call the young
black kid Joe Frazier, the new heavy-
weight champion of the world. All of a
sudden Clay stopped; stepped back and
looked at the boy and said:
"I've got speed and I've got endurance.
"And if I meet Joe he's going to need
The boys and girls liked that. They went
wild. He picked up boys, pulled li
pigtails- and kissed babies. He
old Cassius Clay. Nothing hadt
But then, nothing was the same
Not so long ago, perhaps he wo
lashed back at the white politici
voted to prevent his sparring e3
at Charleston's 4,000-seat Count
torium. The County Council vot
day to withdraw a permit for
the fight there.
The councilman who introdu
resolution to bar the fight, J.
Graham, told the council that h
think Clay's appearance should
tained with county tax money.
He said he didn't hold the sam(
for Clay as for other former ch
Graham noted that Clay-also k
Muhammad Ali-isn't allowed to
California or New York and said 1
believe South Carolina would"
or add to its prestige" by being t
ttle girls' of even a preliminary exhibition bout.
was the Instead of firing back; Clay merely
changed. shrugged his shoulders, said so long to the
e. kids, stepped on a plane and left town.
uld have Before he left he chatted with a group
ans who of newspaper reporters. They asked him
xhibition why he came to Charleston.
ty Audi- "I just did it for the under-privileged
ed Tues- black children to try and encourage them
holding into sports and give them something to
iced the "Maybe an image like myself could
Mitchell have helped them. I just wanted to come
e didn't down and help these black people, but
be sus- the politicians wouldn't allow it."
u Clay was to have fought two three-
round matches and the money was to
e respect have gone to under-privileged children.
ampions. The feeling was that he could have
nown as fought if he had wanted to. Sites were
fight in available, but it would have been as much
he didn't a fight out of the ring as in it.
enhance It wasn't the old Cassius who said, "I
he scene don't want to force nobody.j don't like
coming down to anyplace and forcing
anyone to do anything. I don't represent
na force. I'm not mad, angry or hostile.
I've got things to tio."
Clay said the promoter of the Charles-
ton bouts, Reggie Barrett, was "the one
who was pressured. For me to do it fight
anywhere except where he had it County
Hall is an exile or force thing.
"I'd have to want to do it pretty bad
to do that, and I don't want to do it that
bad.I could go into any gym in the coun-
try and fight all day if all I wanted to do
All the reporters agreed with one who
said of Cassius: "A hell of a nice fellow.
A good guy. A champion."
As Cassius left town, only a reporter,
a phographer and three other people were
with him at the airport. No one forced
him to leave.
The feeling was that he came to Char-
leston as a champion - and he left as
Vol. LXXX, No. 42-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, July 10, 1970 Ten Cent.
Dalton Jones hit a grand slam
pinch hit single into the upper
deck in right field in the sev-
enth inning to lift the Detroit
Tigers to a 7-3 victory over
Boston last night.
The improbable-sounding play
came about when Jones passed
Don Wert while circling the
bases after hitting what ap-
peared to be a home run. Ac-
cording to the rules, Jones was
automatically out as soon as he
passed Wert between first and
The game was given added fan
appeal by a terrific verbal brawl
between home - plate umpire
WASHINGTON (P) - Coach
Vince Lombardi of the Wash-
ington Redskins, recuperating
from an operation he underwent
13 days ago, is expected to leave
Georgetown University hospital
today, club President Edward
Bennett Williams said Thurs-
Williams also held firm on the
idea that Lombardi will be on
hand for the offigial opening of
the Redskins training camp
Lombardi underwent an oper-
ation June 27 during which a
tumor and a two-foot section
of colon were removed.
John Rice and the Red Sox bat-
tery and bench.
The rhubarb developed after
Boston starter Ken Nagy yield-
ed four straight walks in the
sixth to tie the game at 3-3.
After the fourth walk, Nagy and
catcher Jerry Moses complained
bitterly to Rice, and the Boston
bench soon joined in the pro-
test. Nagy and Moses were both
ejected and reserve George
Thomas also got the thumb
after bumping an umpire.
The rest of the Boston bench
was banished to the clubhouse
by Rice, and could only come
back onto the field if they were
to play in the game.
Boston got a 1-0 lead off Den-
ny McLain on a lead-off home
run by Dick Schofield, but the
Tigers went ahead in the third
on a two-run double by Jim
Northrup. Boston went back
ahead 3-2 with help from an
error by Norm Cash, setting the
stage for the hectic finish.
Gary Wagner, who replaced
Nagy, gave up a single to Elliot
Maddox to open the seventh,
and then yielded walks to Cash
and Wert. Jones then came in
to pinch-hit for Jim Price and
unloaded his flukish hit.
In other American League
action, the sagging New York
Yankees bested Baltimore 7-5
In a game called in the eighth
because of rain, Washington
finally beat Cleveland, 9-3, and
Chicago held on for a 6-5 win
Jerry Kenney's two-run single
following an error snapped a
5-5 deadlock as the Yankees won
only their third game in the
There were also a few wild
games in the National League.
San Diego dumped Cincinnati
10-9 in ten innings as the Reds
equalled their longest losing
streak of the year-two games.
The Mets and the Pirates
stayed neck and neck in the
East as New York clubbed
Montreal 7-1 and Pittsburgh
blanked St. Louis, 6-0. San
Francisco clipped Atlanta 7-6 in
11 innings, and Houston tripped
Los Angeles, 9-5.
Cincinnati stormed back from
an early 9-1 deficit against the
Padres on John Bench's 27th
and 28th homers, but the Pad-
res tallied in the top of the
tenth and held on to win. Ron
Swoboda hit a grand-slam hom-
British Open, more sports
see page 11
er for New York and Tom Seav-
er added a solo shot while yield-
ing only three hits in the Met
Pittsburgh's Dock Ellis threw
a five-hitter at the Cards as the
Bucs stayed a game and a half
behind the Mets.
San Francisco followed San
Diego's script, to a point, blow-
ing a 6-0 lead in the eighth be-
fore Willie Mays scooted home
on a Dick Dietz' groundout in
Dennis Menke also hit a grand-
slammer to pace the Astros, who
stopped the Dodgers' seven-
game winning streak.
DETROIT UP)-Terry Driscoll,
a 6-7 former Boston_ College
star, signed a three-year con-
tract for a reported $100,000 a
season yesterday with the De-
troit Pistons- of the National
Driscoll, who averaged 18.5
points a game as a center in
college, was the Pistons' No. 1
draft choice in 1969, but elected
to play in Italy last winter, av-
eraging 23 points for Bologna.
Neither Detroit General Man-
ager Ed Coil nor Bob Woolf,
Driscoll's Boston attorney, would
disclose exact figures of the
contract, but most observers
guessed $100,000 per year.
Softball Umpires are needed
for the III B Intramural Leagues.
If you would be interested In
the job, call 663-4181 for de-
There are also openings: for-
male lifeguards at the Intra-
mural Bldg. Call 663-4181 for
Gay Lib meets in Union, plaits protest-
Gay Liberation Front met in the first floor lounge of the Union last night despite being denied use of the Union facilities by
Union General Manager Stanfield Wells. Wells was not in evidence last night but the group made no attempt to enter the
rooms upstairs. At the meeting it was decided to hold a protest Tuesday in front of the Union. .lans call for leafletting,
picketing and a guerrilla theater performance. Wells barred GLF from the Union after he observed several members of the
group taking part a week ago last Wednesday in a guerrilla theater he found distasteful being performed on the Union
steps, The Union Board is scheduled to meet some time in the near future and review Wells' action. Until then GLF will
probably continue to use the Union lounge, (See story, Page 10).
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Major League Standings
W L Pct.
Baltimore 52 31 ,624
Detroit 45 36 .555
New York 45 37 .549
Boston 41 40 .507
Cleveland 37 45 .451
Washington 38 47 .446
xMinnesota 52 26 .667
aCalifornia 49 33 .598
Oakland 45 38 .542
Kansas City 30 51 .370
Milwaukee 30 55 .351
Chicago 30 55 .351
=-late game not included
Detroit 7, Boston 3
New York 7, Baltimore S
Chicago 6, Milwaukee 5
Washington 9, Cleveland 3
Minnesota at California, inc.
Baltimore at Detroit
Milwaukee at Oakland
Minnesota at California
Chicago at Kansas City, 2
Boston at Cleveland
New York at Washington
W L Pct.
New York 47 36 .567
Pittsburgh 47 39 .547
Chicago 41 41 .500
St. Louis 39 44 .469
Philadelphia 35 47 .427
Montreal 34 51 .400
Cincinnati 59 25 .703
Los Angeles 50 33 .605
Atlanta 41 41 .500
San Francisco 40 42 .487
Houston 35 50 .411
San Diego 34 53 .390
NFL players group
seeks camp boycott
DALLAS, Tex. UP) - The National Football League Players
Association sent special delivery letters to its members yesterday
ordering them not to report to training camps until further notice.
And at least two defensive stalwarts for the Dallas Cowboys,
tackle Jethro Pugh, and defensive back Mel Renfro, say they'll go
along with the holdout.
The letter, signed by FLPA president John Mackey, was mailed
to all players Wednesday night following lengthy negotiations in
New York between player representatives and owners.
"Yeah, I just got the letter but I haven't had a chance to read
it yet," Pugh said yesterday afternoon. After reading through the
letter, Pugh said he'd rather not comment on it except to say he
would honor the order.
"And I think the Cowboys will be behind it 100 per cent," Pugh
said, "although I can only speak for myself."
The letter indicated that several outstanding issues had been
settled, but others, including pension benefits, still remained in doubt,
Renfro said last night he had not received his letter but planned
to honor it.
"I've just changed my address and I imagine my letter has been
delayed," he said. "But I'll honor it when it gets here because I am
with the association 100 per cent. Whatever they decide, I'll go
Earlier this week, NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle ordered the
start of training camps moved back to next Tuesday while committees
try to work out their differences.
By LINDSAY CHANEY
He comes to your door carrying a
briefcase under his arm so he'll look like
an opinion-taker. (If he carried it by
the handle he would look like a sales-
man.) If you go along with the adver-
tising plan which he presents, you end
up with a 24-volume Collier's Encyclope-
dia, a set of Harvard Classics, a set of
Collier's Junior Classics, and a cheap
bookshelf. He ends up with $552.68.
And the whole transaction is not a
sale, mind you, it is an advertising pro-
gram. The money you paid is for certain
"up-to-date" services, not the books.
Encyclopedia companies in general
are notorious for their deceptive door-
to-door sales techniques, and according
to lawyers with the Federal Trade Com-
sion (FTC), Collier is one of the worst.
The basic Collier sales technique
which has aroused the ire of the FTC
is that Collier salesmen say they are
not selling anything. They only "place"
encyclopedias in homes as advertising
promotion in exchange for a testimonial
letter and permission to use it. The
charge to the "advertising family" is for
certain "up-to-date" services which go
along with the encyclopedias.
The FTC, however, says Collier is real-
ly selling their encyclopedias, and has
been suing the company for
in an effort to make them stor
Over 95 per cent of Collier':
pedias are sold (or "placed')
door by commissioned salesmen
ing from some 200 offices a
country. The territory of the A
office is sapproximately the are
by Ypsilanti, Lansing, Battle C
Although the basic sales pre
is the same all over the coun
office develops its own embel
to the presentation.
COLLIER DIRECTS ITS sa
toward lower middle-class fam
young children. The reason b
people who buy encyclopedia
do so for the benefit of their
and people with young children
longest opportunity to use
cyclopedias. -Also, lower mi
parents, in general, are very a
help their chilidren, but usuall
experience in the realm of pri
The Coier sales pitch to a
customer is a several-phased at
first phase is the "door-opene
the salesman says something]
10 years doing combined research opinion in this
p the "ad- area, and I'd like to talk to you and your
wife for a couple of minutes." (Collier
s encyclo- salesmen always talk to the husband
' door-to- and wife together.)
n, operat- The phrase "combined research opin-
%cross the ion," of course, means absolutely noth-
Ann Arbor ing, but it frequently entices the couple
a enclosed to listen, in which case the salesman
reek, and then goes into a little speech he is re-
quired to memorize called the "quali-
ntry, each In the "qualifier" the salesman ex-
lishments plains that he is doing advanced ad-
vertising for Collier's encyclopedia. His
Job is to "place" the encyclopedia
les efforts (euphemistically called a "home libra-
illies with ry") with certain families in each neigh-
ieing that borhood where the company intends to
is usually hold their future sales drives. In return,
children, the family must write a testimonial let-
ahave the ter about the home library which will be
the en- used in later sales drives in the neigh-
y have no THE COMPANY WIL not only
cing edu- "place" the encyclopedia in certain
homes, says the slaesman, it will go one
potential step further and obligate itself to keep
tack. The the library brand new and up-to-date.
er" where It does this through two services. First
like, "'Tm See VOLUME, Page 2
Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 0
Houston 9, Los Angeles 5
New York 7, Montreal I
San Diego 10, Cincinnati 9, 10 inn.
San Francisco 7 Atlanta 6, 11 inn.
Montreal at New York
Philadelphia at Chicago, day
Pittsburgh at St. Louis
Cincinnati at Atlanta,?T
San Francisco at Houston
Los Angeles at San Diego
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