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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, APRIL In This Corner... By HARRY PAINTING (Sports Editor) r aa optimistic mood, Oilie Luciani and his cohorts re- turned from Magrath basabaU meeting Sundav a bright pic- ture for Southern Alberta baseball this season. Oilie is talking of new Al- wtberta. league embracing Calgary, Hat, Picture Butte ISoyals, Lethbridre Rait Miners and possiblv an Edmonton team. It would be Sunday ball. and tnougn locks like a big all that travelling in the schedule it is the sort of league that is required to snap base- ball out of the doldrams and put it back at the Scad ot sum- mer sports. On his way back from Raymond. hoooed off long enough to look over the freshly graded Hen- derson Field, home of the Leth- bndge Fastball Association for the Oext five years. He agreed an ex- cellent; job had been made of the Don Sisson. 18-year-old sub goalie of Nanaimo Clippers in the Pacific Coast Junior Hockey League, died Saturday morning in Nanaimo following a sudden paralysis of ths abdomen. He was an Alberta pro- duct moving to Nanaimo last sea- but losing the regular goal- lending job to Bev Eentley. 1 Vemon Stechens has signed to with Vera Cruz Blues in the outlaw- Mexican Baseball League, thus becoming the first big-time star to come under Happy chandler's recent ban. The St. Louis Browns flashy infielder, now 26, will auto- matically become suspended for five tears if he is not on hand when the BYownies open their schedule April 16. Stephens led the Americas. League last year with 24 homers, had 89 runs-batted-in. and an aver- age of .289. Here are the Stanlev Cup win- ners since 1893: AJLA, A.A.A. Victorias. Victorias. Victorias. Victorias. Victorias. Shamrocks. Victorias. AJLA. Silver Seven. Silver Seven. HZ35" Ottawa Silver Seven. Wanderers. Wanderers. Wanderers. Senators. Wanderers. Senators. Bulldogs. Buldogs. Millionaires. Canadiens. Metropolitans. Arenas. WINNER. Senators. Senators. St. Patricks. Senators. Canadiens. Cougars. alaroons. Senators. York Rangers. Bruins. Canadiens. Canadiens. Maple Leafs. York Raneers. Black "Hawks. Maroons 3 Red Wings. Red Wings. Black Hawks. Bruins York Rangers. Bruins. Maple Leafs. Red Wings. Canadiens. Maple final series between Mont- real Canadiens and Seattle was halted by epidemic of influenza. Richard Gives Canadiens Lead Goal Beats Boston 4-3 By PIERRE LB MOYSS (Canadian Press Sirff MOXTKEAX-, April Canadiens squeezed a 4-3 win over the Boston Brains before a capacity crowd of fans Saturday in one of the most exciting National Hockey League playoff struggles staged on Forum in many a season. Maurice (Rocket) Richard scored the clinching goal after minutes of sudden-death overUme to put abrupt ending to a contest t featured wide-open hockev, packed with brilliant passing plays. The victory moved Canadiens into a one-same lead in she best-of- seven series for the Stanley Cup, emblematic of world hockey suprem- acy. The second game will" be plaved here Tuesday. It was a goal tender's game with Frankie Brimsek of Bruins and Bill Oilman of Canucks performing all sorts of acrobatics to save on labelled drives. Brimsek was par- ticularly spectacular and some of the 45 saves he made looked noth- ing short of miraculous. After a scoreless first period, Ca- nadieiis sailed in front early in the mid-session when Butch Bouchard fired a sizzling cast a maze of legs into the Boston cage. Bobby Eilipn made K 2-0 on another un- assisted tally before Bruins retali- ated on goals by Bep Guidolin and Woody Dumart. Jack Crawford lifted Bruins iato the lead in the final frame with an angle shot. SlurpU Chamberlain knotted count after a scramble around the Boston necs. Play had been on an equal level in the sudden-death overtime when Richard raced in to pick up a re- bound off the stick of Bouchard and jammed the puck under Brimsek 10 seal the verdict for Canucks. The victory may have been costly Eastern Junior Final Tonight (By The Canadian Press.) The eastern junior hockey final opens tonight in Montreal between Toronto St. Michaels and the Montreal Canadiens. St. Michaels knocked off Cop- per Cliff Redmerf at Toronto Saturday by 8-1 to win a best- or-tnree series in two straight games. The eastern final is a bast-of-five affair. In the western junior lisa! Win- nipeg Monarchs walloped Hdmon- ton. Canadians 6-3 Saturday, and Monarchs now lead the best-of- seven western final by two games to one. In the senior chase for the Allan Cap. live teams are still in the run- ning. Hamilton Tigers overwhelm- ed the Pembroke Lumber Kings 9-1 at Toronto Saturday night in the first of their best-of-three eastern semi-final. The -winners will collide with Montreal Hoyals. The two western finalists are the Calgary Stampeders and Trail Smoke Eaters. to the Habitants, however, as their captnin Toe Blake collided with the goalpost is the third period and injured nis spine. X-ray pic- tures determine the extent oJ .he injury today and whether he'll be out of action for the resi of the aeries. LINEUPS Boiion Brlmssk. Henderson. Egaa, Dumart. Bailer, Cam. Crax-lord. T. Reardon. Cow- ley, GaUiEger, Guidolin. Mc- Chijrch, Smith, Bibeauls (sub Montreal Durnac. K. Seardoa, Bouchard. Seay. Pet- ers. Lamoureux, SddoSs, Harmon. Lach. Richard, Blake, O'Connor, Mosdeil. Filion. Killer. Referee. King Clancy; linesmen, Babcock OUf? !F MDU 7KE SX DOGS THAT WEANS FEED MOLTTViS A OFWOUTHS NIGHT! PROPCSEO THAT STUFF DONALD DUCK YOU'VE GOT SOMETHING THERE Registered U.S. Patent Office By Walt DisiK A VSRV t PUVCE MV WATCH OM THE GEOUMD.......TMEhi PUT BAU.C3N FT! NOWTH5 IDEA IS T'T --------WITHOUT m TAE SALU MOVEA.S LTL ABNER THE DAJUNG YOUNG MAN By Al Capp game played Sunday at 7 pjn. at.'Heady- made. An exhibition game between the BOWIE. McU April _ swept through bam No. 23 at Bowis i race track Saturday night and eariy I Sundav officials said and the car- J-olves o-3. Hollywood won casses of 21 horses valued at S100.- S-i. The teams 000 had been counted in the smok- ing ruins. The 12-cay Bowie meeting opens today. It was reported that clothing had i HOLLYWOOD. April 1 Vancouver Canucks, evened the playoff series for the Pacific Coast League hockey championship Satur- night by whipping Hollvwood's _ _ __ the now move to Vancouver for the rest o' the four-of-seven series. The thira game will be played at Vancouver Wednesday. Andy C'ovechok and Bili Carse .Soyal Ljinam and Saint Annes. league all-stars and a team from ?arse. Top prize was the Y.M.C.A. league has been ar- Slushed three strokes ranged for Saturday afternoon, j ahead of Charles Ward with 304 over the Lancashire course. placed on "an electric heater i tuo Soals each and Jack Smith and fire spread to Scored for Vancouver. TDtSA LEADS OMAHA BY 2-1 TUISA, Okla, April Oilers won their second straight de- cision over Omaha Knights 5-1 Sat- urday night to take a 2-1 lead in their semi-Snal United States Hockey playoff series. April 13, at the "Y- gym. Graziano Rocks Servo to Sleeo Allan, Memorial Cup Playdowns fBy The Canadian Press) Surviving teams fa the chase for the Memorial Cup and the junior cmateur hockev title todav were COISTI to four teanns, two in the easi most devastating right hand pUTJch- and two in the west er in years, knocked out welter- Five tcc-ms were left In the and John Hilliard. Toronto St. Mikes Gain East Final YORK. March Rockabye Hocky Graziano. boxing weight champion Marty Servo last j fcur.t for the Allan Cup and senior night in the second round of a nonT honors, tj LINIMENT title 10-rounder that was the hot- test betting and b'.ggest money bout lr" between two little men in Madison j jf, Garden history. Graziano three in the east and two Mor.trral TORONTO, April front all the wav, Toronto St. Michael's Majors breezed to an 8-1 victory over Conner Chff Redmen here Sat- urday to capture the all-Ontario title senes in two straight cames and advance to the eastern Canada jun- ior hockey final against Montreal j Canadipns. As in Uii NOTHING CCXJLD JAP? OF .1 SAW THE FROM LOWER SHE TWC UC BRICK the Queen of By WILUAM RITT and C5RAV TTs I I I Ceimtir_. weighed 152; Servo 144'i. Loading with hLs "Sunday punch" from the opening bell o. "the flrst round, the local East Side caught up with baby-faced Marty earl? 2rz" the second heat and crush- ed him to the canvas three times with just about every punch in the book, before Referee Arthur Dono- van stepped Jn and halted it at 1 peg Ti-onto S loroiuo o Monarchs, Edmonton Car.a- innl- night, the provir.ee s northland rep- Cana- were vastly outclassed Cup: Montreal Royals. I in al! Pembroke Lumber Kings Hamilton Timers, CaJgary staapeders, Trail Smoke "Eaters. MEMCRTAT, CUP PLAYOFFS (Bv The Canadian Pres? Vancouver Hedlunds Win Coast Title VICTORIA. April BritLsh Toronto St. Michaels at Montreal couvcr Healunds won the minute and 42 seconds of the ses- Canadiens, first game in best-of- j Columbia senior Aomtn'a sion. J five series, eastern finals. championship for th3 fifth, succos-1 SAID-LOOKING FOR ANYONE, CHUM? A VOICE WHERE WHOABETOU? VLL PRETEND TO GUY CUT OF THE WOODS, AS! GRADUALLY SETUSM SUSPECT' LcT ME GUIDE YOU 5NDEED AFWENW is, w ;