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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta X4 THI inUBRlDGt HERAID SnTurtTay, April T, 1975------------- J2 games scf. today NKW YORK (AIM Fimr days before the MMicdulcd Man of the soiusun, major le.igise hasebiill players were set to bepn in unpret'cdonleri strike Uxkiy m-rr a pension dispute while representatives of both V.OIT lo.got Logelhcr to discuss Ihe situation. Officially, llio strike began .it n.m. but the first result, would not IM; felt until the play- ci'.s failed lo .show uj> for (he 12 exhibition games on today's schedule. Hard to believe, Holcomb is sick Jlv Tin: ASSOCIATED PHESS I players than this but I guess wiii'i Mir-re it." jnsl dix-sn't maUor now." nth I Brown, general manager of Pittsburgh Pirates, felt that management wouldn't give in, C h nrlos 0. Fin ley, owner of Oakland Athletics who is having personal money battle Iv.r.v.y Cavr, .1 player ton Hod Sox. "I'm sick." said .Stu lloleomb, R vice-presitlrnl Chicago AVhite SON The I'.vo opposiles prest1 riled the s.imo painnl reaction Fri- until pilclier Vida Blue, also afU'r the .Major UNIPUCJ took a hard-line stand. Basi-ball Players' Association! "The players have }ust shot auri'nmcixl an inU-ndcHl strike, tlie goose thnt laid the golden nqainsl the o'.vners. j declared Finlcy, who said The assonaLioii announewl Hie, Ihe action reminded bim of tire strike, sUivlmi! Irxtoy in every "old Imisin that pigs get fat .sprint; training camp, after: ar.d Iwgs go to the market. read ring an impasse wilh own- wiUioLil quesLion, the players talks. 'Hw players; umit n hcClJer increase ij) tivir portion phut. ''I rho play pr.s are damn said Jmi Campbell, general Putrojt Ti- arc being hoes." Baseball's hierarchy was dis- tressed j "Obviously, Uie losers In tlte strike aoUon are the sports fans 1 of America." said baseball com-' "ThK game has boon missioner Howie Kuhn, preuy good to those guys. And think baseball deserves Ix-lter. don't know of nny bcneiii "F was really said Joe Cromn, tlie president of. QIC- American League. Some pi avers reac ted with program in Ihis world that's; dismay. any boiler than Hie onr ibeyVc Vaatrzcmskl and Reggie Smnh, hst) veteran outfielders got." MARTIN ANGRY Detroit manager Billy Martin also reacts saying: "Ttus really hurts. .This Is going to hurt 115 mure (.ban it hurls anybody else because we've goL a lot of older guy5 who have to piny even" day to stay in shape.'' "There vill be no more pr--c ticp sessions, no games, no ticket sales, no nothing" said i who make big money with Bos- ton, were visibly upset. So was Ken Tatum, a pitcher with the Red Sox. "Von don't know what to ex- pect without a paycheque com- ing in and you have a he said, "Everybody thinks that all of us to s. don't." Hank Aaron, the Atlanta Braves' slugger, ivas optimistic Holcomb. bitterly. "1 thought that the strike wouldn't last h.id heller rapport with our j long. a SIMPSONS-SEARS Has winter been hard on your cor? Now is )he lime for an expert tune-upl HERE'S WHAT WE DO S Install new All stale spark plugi Install new pointi, condenser and roior O Reset ignition liming Check and adjuil carburetor 6 cylinder 8 cylinder Good Monday to Friday CALL 328-9231 Save whri Allstate Gasoline Regular Premium SERVICE STATION HOURS: t a.m. la ft p.m. Daily Thunday and Friday until 9 p.m. Centri VMlogt ?rd Avo. nnd T3fh Si. N. Many pUiyois and alike suenicd" slimnecl when tlic 'l-l player rcprt'.seiiUitivps nml tlieir a'llcrnales volwl 47-0 will] one idonlified a.s Parker of Ixxs Angele.s a in Dallas Friday lo call a ivnlkoiu. Marvin Miller, excculivc- director of the Major league Baseball Players' Association, said the strike would be termi- nated only "in cither of (he fol- lowing circum s I a iices: I. "If nil appropriate settle- THE FAMILY THAT RIDtS TOGETHER Female jockey Mary Bacon, above, gol a divorce from her jockey hus- band Johmie earlier this year because of a rule lhal hus- band and can'1 race against each olher. "The only way could ride together was If we were Mary said. "So we got divorced." When they rode against each ofiier for the first time at Hazel Park near Detroit, Mary's horse won and Johnie's mount finished second. (AP Wirepholo) ment is readied with the own- ers 2. ''If the owners agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration by any prominent not associated with ei- ther of I he parlies." Francis le, pre.s idenl of Cincinnati Keds and a memlxT of thti! player relations com mi (Ice, said: aren't g to turn to to me outsider who doesn't know the game." Elc added the owners are willing talks "only if Uio have any new ideas." Alter (he Dallas inccUng, filler headed for York and a meeting wilh John Gah- erin, represent ing I ho owners. tlalierln snkl it is the owners' .ntenlion "lo continue to talk wilh tlio association in good [aith. The issue ccnlrcs on Ihe own- ers' one-and-only offt'r lo in- crease the health care part of the players' pension package by The players want a 17-pcr- cont increase, which Miller says could IK? met by an additional contribution from each of the 24 major league teams of less Mian XX) They also want a four- agreement, but Mill settle "01 a ojie-year pact. If tho siriko is no! seltled by Wednesday, it will mean at the least a delay in the open- ,ng of the season. Houston As- tros are scheduled at Cincinnati in Wednesday's official opener, wilh 1C more learns slaled to under way Thursday and the rest on Friday. HAD NO C1IOILI-: Gary Peters, pi aver repre- sentalive of Boston Red Sos, lid Hie players "were forced into doing what wo Hid." "If we had gone any olher way it would have ruined our association." "It's obviously something thnt bad lo be added Dob Gibbon, Ihe C a r d i n a Is' star pitcher. Owner Charles 0. Finley of Oakland Athletics said: "The players have just shot the goose Hint laid the golden ogg. I think Marvin and bis Followers were venr foolish, con- sider ing Dint Ihe players' pen- sion is the greatest of any pen- program in the United Jim Campbell, general man- ager of Detroit Tigers, called the players "damn greedy." He retaliated by ordering all personal belongings- including more lhan a children's hi- IPS off the team van being loaded for the trip back to De- Iruit. Savage fight OTTAWA (CP> Hie hock- ey feud between Ottawa 6Vs and London. Ont., Knights erupiod Friday night into a savage fighl between the two teams and a near-riot among spcclntors. Hay Anttila of Ottawa was taken unconscious to hospital with a broken nose, broken cheekbone and severe facial lacerations, He later regained consciousness and team doctor Rudy Gittens said he would be kept in hospital for a few da a. McNccJy wins Eugene McNcoly came home wilh the only first place tro- phy from the junior 10- pin bowling championships slag- ed in Calgary. A total of 326 bowlers were in Uie running for trophies in 19 divisions, McNeely bested Irvine Rowc of Lclhbridge in the boys' sen- ior final. In junior doubles Wendy Rocl- zinyak and Gordon Mclntosh combined to finish second. Pen- ny Robins and Charles List were second in the senior doubles while the senior team settled for a second-place finish. Tn boys' junior singles Donald Pierzchala was second. T'al of Ixilhbridgc roll- ed the high single, 223, No olher serious injury was reported. City police told the London team Jiot to leave I own while police reviewed television films of the fighting and considered laying charges. The brawl, which saw both team benches empty, came just as the game was ending wilh a 3-2 Ottawa victory. The win gave Otlawa a 2-0 lead in Iheir best-of-seven Ontario Hockey Association Junior A quarter- final series wilh London. The battle between Ihe two teams apparently starled will) i scuffle between Blnkc Dun- op of Otlawa and Jay Babcock of London. Antilla's injury brought more than 100 fans onto Ihe ice, while more lhan others lined (he rink-side shoaling and throwing objects such as soft drink bottles. Total attendance was Even after extra police ar- rived to break up the crowd, four Lo five hundred persons paraded outside the arena, chanting "We want London." The London team's bus- omply at Lhc severely dam- aged by persons who broke windows and smashed ils lirts. Police later escorted (he Knighls away from the arena. The outbreak followed a fight betu'wm the Iwo teams at their previous game, in London Thursday night. EXCHANGE BLOWS Muhammad Ali (rlghl) and Mac Foslor exchange blows in the third ro und of I heir 15-round boul in Tokyo today. Ali won I he bout by n unani- mous decision. Underestimated him Rustlers increase margin CALGARY (CP1 A three goal oulbursl lain in the third period gave Red Deer Hustlers a 6-4 victory over Calgary Can- ucks Tliursclay night in Ihe second game of their Alberta Junior Hockey League semi- final playoff. Red Deer now leads (he hest- of-sevon scries 2-0. Tbe third game will be played Saturday in Calgary. The teams tied 1-1 af- ter Ihe first period and Rusl- ters were up 2-1 after the sec- ond. However, midway through the third the learns were square 3-3 before Red Deer scored three goals m less lhan two minutes. Terry Hustlers with two goals Greg Scott, Torn Lindskog, Dale Lewis and Darryl U'allis got the others, Itoger Hourque replied twice for Calgary. Dennis Olmsleaci and Mark Lomeiula cacli got single markers. Graham Parsons turned aside 39 shots for Red Deer, while Frank Eppich stopped :il for Calgary. Red Deer look five of nine minor penalties ;md Calgnry picked up one Gnls WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM STUPENDOUS THIF-IE TAft MATCH KAMATA onr) S1TQ one) IfE vi BELAFONTE end BASIC nnd ATCHESON SPECIAL ATTRACTION: GIRLS' MATCH BFTTV NICCOLI vi BARBARA OA1ENTO 16 TV Wrestling Stan Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV al Lnkc Golf Club arc Impoful cf or- pinning a fiolf league Ihis year. May 17 been set aside as (he opening dale with nine holes of play o.ic-h Wednesday afternoon al TJir is ofX'U lo any unmnn of I ho Id'nrlrjr'nn flnlf Knlnns inr Ihr TOKYO almost unmarked Muhammad Ali said ho hnd "under-rated" Mac Fos- ter in the 15-round heavyweight boxing bout Ali won by a unani- mous decision today. Ali, former world weight champion, had predicted he would knock out Foster in Ilia fifth round. "Mac Foster u a s a belter tighter I bad Ali said in his dressing room after the fighi. ''Foster should the No. 2 contender in the world heavyweight rankings. "I think he's one of the few fighters who could last 15 rounds with me, I promise Mac Foster a shot at my tiMe afler I regain it from heavyweight champion Joe J'raxicr later this year." Foster pined Ali in Ihe dress- ing room and it was all smiles, handshakes and pals on Ihe back between the two fighters, a complete reversal from the oral banter and threats that went, on in the days before the fight. Ali, displaying his usual flashy dancing style, easily out- boxed Ihe. former U.S. marine, repeatedly landing wilh quick left jabs. ACTED IX DISGUST Ali, weighing pounds, acted as if in disgust at the end of the fifth round when he failed to halt Foster, The for- mer champion showed conlempl for Foster's punching ability in some of the round's and allowed his opponent to flail at his mid- American referee .T- K. Crow- der scored il for Ali, Japa- nese judge Takeo Ugo had it Another minor ball m eel ing The I.olhbridgc Minor Hase- ball Association vill hold an- i other general mcoling Tuesday J evening at Adams Ice Centre ial All are urged lo at- j tenrl the meeting. A new J livn must be elected. Meanwhile, registration of all boys, regardless if they played in 1971 or nnt, will take place j April 10-13 from to p.m. at Adams Ice Centre and at Lake-view School the same Lime. Fee for Lhc coming year are fl.s minor league 54, Lit- llc l-ragur ?0. Senior I. i t 1.1 c Tor', mml. [IP. pa i') fli limp of 75-67 ant! judge Iliroyuki YP- f zaki, alco of Japan, (allied il 7-1-5G. The Associated Press. scored it Foster's face was swollen and blood trickled from his nose and from a cut over his right eye after the fitOit. Except for a slight, bruise under his right eye, All showed no marks from the first profes- sional heavyweight light ever staged in J.-pnn. Ali, 30, told reporlcrs he had called off n reporled plan to visit Mainliiiid China after his (iphl. Tlicre liad Ixicn published rt'poi-ls ho wduUI po lo Pekinp, bul it WES announced earlier such a trip would nol be made. ELRSCH NATIONAL LEAGUE 1IOCKFY SCORES THURSDAY Los Angc-lcs LEADERS! Orr, D Ra'rlle, rjY HfldTic-ld. rJY GTItwrl, NY F-. M R Hull, C Bucyh, B r tf, Slanlicld, D AMERICAN LEA I Nova Serais 1 Stjrir.glield Providence Rochester 15 1] 311 16-: 109 14 14 ?9S I'M 101 33 1-: 203 501 73 11 740 154 IV 3W 137 .'.7 13 ?1 45 ...U nal 1 Hd' ,j j Albc-rla Junior I Red Deer 6 C-iIqary CanucV teil-of-Hi-en World Hockey Group B Unikcl Stares i N-jrv.ay 1 PoUnd S Yun-i'avl.i 3 FRIDAY Hsliorsl Los Angc'ei J American Cincinnati t 1 Cleveland f, Hrvinpy 3 L T F A PIS ivislan X 11 Ttf U 17 ?'A X 13 lc.6 3.J ID 245 1JI 7? I 7 1 jkiflhorna City 5 Wcslcrn 'crlland 4 San 2 Wurtvn 3 Fr.r( V.'aynr 0 F-irs! (jame of l-ol-dve :s C.inida fl II apinrr anrl ran ho riMaind by Diane Carric-i- at 712 6lh Slrort South. An oxeculive been formed for (lie league and in- cludes president T h c I m a ConlLv, Joanetle secretary treasurer Diano Cnmer and .stali.sficians I'Vhlli Kaulknf.r ond Ilildsi Kcn- Ma.s.i prarlu-rs mil hr hnM April lft-21, weather permitting. Norcrosl workout at Senator Buchanan School, Lakevicw IJltlc League at Lake- view School, and Senior and Big League will practice at Allen Walstm Stliool. Times for the work-oil's nrc p m. riaiiy. MOVE UP TO GENERAL Better Mileage 6 Ply Puncture Protection ;