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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL In This Corner... By HARRY PAINTING (Sports Editor) Toe Blake Ready For Game Tonight Serious Injury To Canadien Star MONTREAL, April nouncement by Manager Tommy, Gorman late last night that Hector I ary spot alongside linessates Elmer s T and Maurice (Rocket) Richard. fity ths Staples: Bruce Ball of Columbus Ciub showed ibe pins no mercy last night. Bruce blasted nis vray to two new records in the Commercial League, setting the league single with a near-perfect 411 and taking the high three records with 882. !r addition, Columbus Club sei up a aeia: high j game total of 1283. Bruce clipped off a neat in his first game, then split the stumps for 411 in tfee second game. He Kound.ua B-ith 207. In his first game, fee strucSc the first ame up. got a soare in the second, then reeled off nine straight, strikes. He missed a strike -sith his final ball, collecting sue and a total 3G for the 123K frame. Leadoff man fcr the Colum- bus Club, he was a regular KaU of fire. I oughtta. was trying to hold him dJwn as leadoff man for Canada. Paint. Laurie May of Winnipeg has been placed on the Toronto Leafs" negoti- ation list, while Clint Albright of llonarchs and Red Hunter of Cal- gary Stampeders have been crop- tied. Albright has already been picked up by New York Rangers tut, Hunter is as vet, unplaced. Don Sisson. 19-year-old sub goalie of Nanaimo Cuppers, tvho died a; Nanaimo Saturday from abdomuial paralysis which followed an appendix operation, was bom in Duchess, where his parents still live, and nlayed hockev in both Brooks and Medicine Hat before going to Nanaimo last falL Three horses, including the favor- ite, African. Melody, were killed in a series of falls during de running of the Lavant Novices steeplechase at Pontwell Park., England, last week. African Melody and Law Scholar tangled at one jump, the favorite breaking a shoulder and the second horse his back. Both were destroyed. Later, Rudock broke his neck in a fall at fence. Blindness won't stop him: Dick La France, once a star athlete at ItGica high, school, Xew Tors, vras permanently blinded by a shell burss in Germany, but loss of his eyes hasn't halted the 25-year-old rugby player's ambitions. He has gone back to college sports as as- sistant athletic trainer at Cornell University. There Isn't a thing he can't do In this said Trainer RranS Kavaaagh of Cornell, who recommended the antxiinsment. Karanagil has been teaching him the tricks of the trainer and al- ready he is making an ideal rufa- dovrn man. The town of Ithica collected to build a horns for Dick and his wife. He says: Tin lucky." A change In the dates of the Ca- nadian Amateur Golf championship planned for Edmonton August 5 to 10 has been asked by the Manitoba Golf Association because the tour- ney conflicts with the nineg: onen August 9-10. Philadelphia looms as a possible entry to the National Hockev League next season. Conn Smyttie of Toronto Leafs says that all indi- cations point to the Phillies making the loop a seven-team affair, with a, 60-game scheduled instead of 55 as at present. Suzerain I, shot in next Friday's Grand National Steeple- chase, jumped into the limelight Saturday by winning the Robert Gore Challenge Cup at Fontwell Park, England. Charlie Ruffing, at 41, still to play major league ably with. New York if the Yanks don't ask him to re- port soon, he's going to Mexico to play in the Mexican "outlaw" league. Red is on the outs with Larry MacPhail. Seems that when Yankees flew to Panama in Febru- ary, Ruffing refused to go. because he didn't like airplane travel. But ilacPhail wouldn't provide land, or sea transportation, and as a matter Bettors refused to quote odds and Blake, an important cog of j it appeared that this situation "punch will taSre. remaisi cntil the teams took the part in tonight's Stanley cup con- j ice. HERALD SPORTS PAGE Room and tesi here against Boston Bruias, was enough to change the general Xo iaiuries were reported in tne Bruins camp. Herbie Cain was first 4-3. Tae hardworking left winger, who 1 Some of the Boston players who suffered a. splae injury when ae crashed into the goalpost near the end of Sauirdav night's contest, learned an X-ray examination re- vealed no serious injury. Gorman said Blake would take his custom- did sot, see much action on Satur- like Jack McGill. Cain and Kenny out at! the Fonun Sunday, while Cana- diens had a light practice yesterday mormng. CRANBROOK CURLERS WIND UP SEASON, PRESENT TROPHIES CRAXBROOK, B.C. (HNS) Green cup, and David Frame the Season windup for the Curling 1 McCrindle Dairy competition. Club, which finally abandoned hope f Eected honorary officers were of more ice this season, was a ban-} Dr. F. W. Green. M-L-A-, Dr. G. E. quet following which the prizes for I L. ifseKinnon. F. M. MacPherson the season's competitions were dis-! and Mayor A. J. Bakaent. Active tributed. Charier Tippe won the 1 officers elected are: C. T. Spence, Cranbrook Foundry trophy. Art j president; C. E. MacKinnon, rice- j Scheffler the Sash and Door trophy, i president; Ross Ley den. secretary- Don McXabb the Cranbrook Mer-: treasurer; A. E. Turner, auditor, cantile, Coleman Reid the Frame's j and Rev. T. E. Roulstoa. chaplain. Bakery award. Loais Dey the Dr." UR. GOOD ASKStJG VOO ABOUT LBJSW CF THJS A.1DI CASJSMT A ANXSSTY IM AV Of 3SAUTY V3RTO TAKE A KStPlflG O? T-iSS. AinVSM Toronto Lines Up 82 Puckchasers TOKOXTO, April Toronto's National lea- gue Maple Leafs. rebaikUng their machine tar next season, took stock Monday and announced they have title to or options on 82 players of all shapes and The list in- cludes seven goalienders, 23 de- fencemen and 52 forwards. By HCGH PULLE3TON JR- YORK, April The Yankees are going to pat a "ceilsag" i os their season sales of beat seats, Magrath Edges Calgary 40 To 38 ress op in school HOES, ran- the Sontiieni Alberta. section, basfied tee Calgary inter- scholastic i ________________________________________ champions, Crescent including mercoership in their ex-! Heights a defeat at Calgary I elusive stadium club, because of j in an exhibition joust. the amazing deraacxJ for ex-1 The visitors hopped !nso -.as pensive bits of pas'.ebeard. A driver's seat from the sound is belsg made to illus- and at one time were -Bray O_K in high school football j frost A second-half TheV'e spread oat under such and another in do-1 Crescents iasi Magrath. index as reserve, ing away with the necessity of Sad- on and the Southerners jast, mas- reserve, special reserve." negotiation, f ing atiuetes who can read. Co- to weatfiff J cor_ur.zen' lamb-is, O, golfers are planning ai Nelson paced t_ae winners fiJi j Sl'Intarv' national caddy efcampassMp in i M potnts while Sates andTnomer I ContisgeV Usungs are outgrowth August with scholarships at Cfco racked ap sine dsdgits. 3U_ cf the- war to aceomniodste playess. Ssate University as prizes. j rows asd Barry 1 of. OFF THE TRACK course. Veterar-s like Sweeney j Leon, fields, a. ratiroad I Schrmer Lome Carr and Bob{ is Quitting: the raiss to umpire in Tooaer 3. Seises! 14. Bishop 2, Mor- Dav.dscn retired from active par-! the Piedmont league seasoa. AJSUSB, Harker. Total 40. iicipaticn at end of sisis sea- f Leon w31 2nd a kst of eLf-, 17. Sullea. 17. i son. Waivers have been asked on ference between flagging track Jeiferies, Gknrer. aateliffe, HeJmer i Scanner snd Carr, just ia case they 1 Bagging osis. ball players. Trains j Cutaiel, Thomson 2. Total 38. do decide to play -Raymond, almost reached the _ thirty point SyJ Apps, Bailea 17 markers apices for tae icsers. Lineups Magrsth Saber 3, Hasutate Calgary Plays Trail Wednesday CooL replaced by Broda sear sea- son's end; Gordie Bell. Leafs sub- goalie in the early season; Howie tt SS? PK i Saturdav night by beating g-ath Lions in their fifth and game of the best; three-out-of-live j points. ser-es, Magrath the The llagrath player wno almost lirst two and Raymond the last pulled the irons out cf the fire rhree Saturday nigh; and who has not _ capaci'y packed house of over j plaved a great deal of playoff ball, Harvey. Bob Gillaoa and Cyril Hucfc. j 700 fans witnesses! the Jacss steadi- i is Blair Sabey who t Iv chalk up a'score of 10 against points for the Lions. Maerath's one lone point in first eight minutes of play. iCckelson regularly fouled from the start and tallied three points out of four free throws, then Stone dropped in two field baskets in quick suc- cession spurring the Jacss ahead with a nice lead over their oppo- nents who certainly had touga n being able to find the CAIX3ARV. April Stampedes left last sighs for Sel- they wifl stop for a day signed to 1946-47 who has Cone almost, every-; SeJcre going oa w Trail to meec contracts are goalie Walter i thing in baseball froai pitching to Smoke Eaters Wedaes-iay in 1 Broda rearguard Bob Goldham. and! checktn? tr.e turnstiles, has taken fttss garae of a best-of-sevea final I fora-arc's Gave Stewart. Billie Tav- i over a coaching role with the Red for the western Canatia senior boc- Bud Poile and Bill i Sox since two of the Sox four j ker chanplocship. coaches are ailing. Llovd Was- Staapeders were ootimisUe about suppc-f edlv scoutiss for" the Pi- their chances agairst the veteran ,ies a'round" Biloxs. Miss., dressed Smoke Enters and wiU stage a. hneT .1 rncst of this workout at Xeisoa. how to Birnunghani players DALLESSAXORO OUT OF ARMY LOOK Hockey Fan Wins His Case, Describes Canadiens Victory TORONTO, April of attempted automobile theft, Howard of Toronto on Monday tola Magistrate R. J Browne, an ardent hockey fan. that he was listening to the Boston- Montreal National Kockev League game Saturday night when the al- leged attempt toe's, place. He gave such an animated ac- count of the gaine that it was one of the factors leading to dismissal of the charge against him and Eugene E. Snedden. McKitterick's explanation ended with: "It went nine minutes overtime." "Jfine minutes and 30 seconds." corrected his worship. "These boys certainly were listening to thai game. Someone was apparently at this car just about.the same time this game ended. In addition, com- plainant states he lost sight of the youths he chased into a school yard and says he never saw accused in the school yard. The charge is dis- missed." Last Results Posi Onice....... S4S 874 S73 Purity Dairy 841 933 850 Alien 217. Goodlad 208. Charles 225, Hadford 254, Powell 246, Slavich 2.2. 77 Oil 1137 9161056 Peacock and Kitson 900 S96 1180 Mezle 277, Barnes 227, Bsceds 273, Pratt 223, Green 2S8, Smith 221, Myers 234.. SOlsson, 245, Fury 224. Bannennan ilotors.. 889 1029 1091 Mike's 895 993 94S D. iicLean 246, Holmes 268, Pelle- tier 230, C. McLean 223. Pilling 207, Kropinak; 212. Wright 252. Columbus Club 959 1233 829 Canada Pain; .....I01S 1124 1034 Bail 264. Hansen 231. Hudson 210. Bartleto 223, Luciani 251. Painting 278, Arnold 233, Wolsey 223, "Wad- dington 209. i Batons........... 897 1037 1050 Advance Lumber 952 883 8S2 Rogers 253. Williams 285. Farrell 206. Forbes 217, Annitt 226, Pas- kl.'5ki 214. Home and PiiSeld 872 836 Top Price For Conn-Louis Battle NEW TORK. April moter Mike Jacobs, who should know what the traffic will bear, an- nounced Monday a top price of highest official price in i Ixrdng the June 19 i heavyweight return 15-rcund title bcut between champion Joe Sick's Snterprises 734 872 90 881 Donaldson 214. Seaman 21a, Mc- Hvena 300, Lakie 229, Bath 200. Consumers 884 1003 925 Vendors......... 861 886 813 Biins 241. McLaren 201. Greentree gathered ten i Another Ma- grath man who putvon the pres- sure whenever he got the chance was Dick Sabey who was success- ful in swishing" the hemp for eight counters. Dick Is the guard to be reckoned with when play presses the Masrath zone, and he is al- ways ready to go down the floor with forwards to attack- the oppos- ing baskets, as a result he seldom goes scoreless. The redeeming feature of the Saturday game as regards zhe Lions, was the fact that they forced i- the ball same most of the way. a; a cost, however ol five ioufc j Jac- fasfc which reared Jie floor of nm ,0 jus, one befores tali bu Due to leek of hotel aecosmsocs- tlon ac Trail the Calgary wta on the train, at Nelson. Tues- j day" sighs and wi3 travel to Trail j Wednesday inomiEg. Fbilowing 'jn i the game" Wednesday night Stam- J TmTI H? persistent and most spectacular guarding shut out ms man in the first half of the game __, ___t. 38 KAYOES IN A ROW bell Many fans remarked that Pred turned in his best guarding job in many vears and at the same time netting" four points for his quite well Saturday thing considered. mghi every- Magrath Picks Up M. Sabey expertly scored four points lor the Lions, which were the only field baskets made during the first half for his team. St. Mike's Lead In East Final PITTSBtrRGH, April .Billy Fox, sensational Philadel- phia light-heavTweirht. racked np his 3Sth consecutive knock- out last night bat he had to ;o farther and harder than ever before in his short career to kayo Ossie Harris of Pittsburgh in seconds of the last round of a IQ-round bout- Fox irelsbsd 167; Harris 165. CAMP GRANT. 21.. April 2. (Dons' Daliessandro. t peders will leave immes-iately b? I Chicago Cubs outfielder, was dis- bus for Nelson. i charged from tfee army Monday af- ter 14 months' service. He expects! A rsconi entry list is expected for to repcn to Manager Chsrliv Grimm i the 20th annual tctimaitter-t of the at Oklahoma City Sunday "cr Mon- Canadian Bowlin? Assosdatam is day Toronto from Apnl 13 to May 4. Lips Chapped, Rough, Painful? MONTREAL, April into a one-game lead in the best-of- five eastern final series for the Memorial Cup. symbolic of Cana- dian junior hockey championship. MATT WYXX AGADf HEADS TURFMEV _ I fi I During the thira quarter o.. tne j Joe primeau's srnooth-passing -St. i CHICAGO, April Magrath workea somewnat innhnpi's dfsnlaved mo game Magrath better, scoring 20 points. They seceded up the nlays. which is more their style of "game, while Jacks diSDlaved a inore "steady and deli- berate stvle at every opportunity. It looked as though Raymond were going to lose Mickelson be- cause of two injuries but he rallied quickhr and walked, off with high honors with. 19 points to his credit. Lions' floor piava were not as well executed as they have previously shown because of the Jack's persis- ten; checking. wJJch. of course, al- ways results in many fouls for both teams. The score sheet showed 33 called against Raymond and 29 on Magrath. Tne referees overheard be- fore tne game said they hoped to be able to satisfy the players al- thoush it seems impossible to satis- fy all the fans. Cheeseman and Bingham handled ths whistles. Score bv quarters: Ravmond ..13-7-26-3. Ma'grath .....6-4-20-S. Lineup 2. Rice 2. Cole- man 5. B. Saoev 10, Blurnel 2. Ham- ilton 1 M. Sabey 8, Harker 1, D. Sabey 8. Bourne. 4, Bourne. 19. Mitchel 7. Roifson 2. -.TEA. -VJ_lLXiliCA t. ivUiiaWAJ. 223, Qually 210, Semaucik 215, Mos- j Stone 10, Nalcer 1, Hicken 4, West ona sey 208. Gas Co............1070 S67 310 Ellison Mills........S41 933 937 Pelletier 314, pringle 243. Young 223, Duda 214, Clemis 247. Tonight's Games pjn- SaperiOTS vs. Radars. Grevnounds vs. Canadians. Shaiirocks vs. Diamond S. Coinrnandcs vs. Grenadiers. Robots vs. Hits and Misses. pjn. Quints vs. Cardinals. Catellis vs. Dodgers. Wings vs. Stickers. Lusterites vs. Spitfires. Bombers vs. Comets. p.m. "Wbolworths vs. Eagles. Kitson- Kids vs. Jokers. Zeros' vs. Whcsits. Safeways vs. Anameo. Telephone Girls vs. Pin Ups. 'Wednesdays Games p.m. Rockets vs. TJ3JD.. 2-3. Pattisimos vs. Gang Busters, 4-3. Bank of Montreal vs. Gratis. 7-8. Maple Leafs vs. Bank of Com- merce. 9-10. The Pegs vs. Gazelles. Michael's Majors displayed too j .llatt .Wynn. 84-year-old .executive j much speed and polish for "Wia director of Churchill Downs. Louis- j Cude's junior Canadieza and ham- ville. Ky.. Moaday was re-elected merec Canucks' for a 7-2 victory I president of the American Turf As- Mondav night before appro-dmatclv i sociation at its annual meeting. I fans. i CoL Wtan has been, president of the i The -victory lifted St Michael's association for 19 years. I Protects Get instant relief from sore, chapped lips by applying Lypsyl. Soothing. protecting, stick form, ..today. store BLONDIE PUSS IN CORNER Registered TT.S. Patent Office By Chic Young ALEXANDERS HIS CLUB TONSSHT; DEAR CCNT v rLL_a S-TKAT V PLACE TO fSAD J FRIENDS IN WEti- I-WVE ID USE THE KITCHEN UV1NG ROOM? Commercial League Standings and challenges Bil3y Conn at the; "i'ankee Stadium. Oil In announcing this 300-per cent' Canada Paiat..... increase over the he charged Dike's Cafe de seats for the first Conn- Batons........... j for ringside Louis scrap as the Polo Grounds in 194J. Jacobs also fixed a scale of 1 S50. 520 and S10. all taxes in- eluded, fcr secondarv seats. uncle Mike indicated several 1 months ago fis anticipated a sell- j out of and a record gross 1 gate in excess cf Soccer Results I Consumers Home aiici Fit field 1 Peacock and Banserman Motors Gas Company...... Post Ofticc .xSics's Enterprises j vendors.......... Columbus w. 21 15 15 14 14 13 13 12 12 10 9 9 9 Calgary TVins Calgary LJD.S. won the interme- diate championship league for Al- berta, by defeating Raymond Idlers in the second straight win to the tune of 39 to 36. L.D.S. held the lead all through until three minutes before the final whistle when Idlers tied the score. Calgary called time ojit and re- arranged their tactics which proved j profitable which, showed in the final score. Lineup Calsary 7. Scott 5. B. Leavitt 2, Woolf 8. D. Leavitt 9. Keilson 4. Morrs 2. Al'red 1. Pitcher 1. Scoville. Raymond 8. Smith, West 7. Wheeler 7. Erickson 7. Mel- drtan 7. Walker, Miller. Rolfson and Leishman handled the whistles. Magrath Comment MAGRATH The race for senior ball supremacy is over for another jear. for Magrath fans, after the Magrath uoas went down to a ten-point defeat at the hands of the Raymond Union. Jacks in the final game of a best-of-five series. The original ruling seems to ho_d "good, thst the team with thp most points wins the game, and that 2S L how the Jacks took the last of the 31 five bouts. The entire frame could j 9 not be called a credit, lor either! S j team, as tough luck seemed to cog i 101 both squads, aad the total of 62 i 10; personals fouls so bogged them i 11; both down, that there was a i 11' tinct possibility at half time that j 12 both quints uere going to finish; ,2 short handed. Play wa j and i 14! shoddy throughout, with shots o__ i 12 the basket both and :ree so- I 15 ing continually wide of the mark. J 15 wiih the result that the fixture DONALD DUCK LOW SALES RESISTANCE Registered UJS. Patent Office By Walt Disney LI'L ABNER HOW TO WIN FIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE By Al Capp USE Gillette BLUE BLADES Advance Luzrfoer Co....... 8 Punty B-airv............. 8 LONDON. April xElIison Mills 7 games played Monday in, xDclayed games to be played. the United Kingdom resulted as i Team high Oil. 3559. follows: Team higa Club, 1 English League South 1283. Plymouth Argyle 2, Birmingham City 3. Leagrae Xorth Sheffield Wednesday 0, 5 Wanderers 0. lojr.ot a good game for the fans to 14 A few games ago the firm opm- j ion was expressed that Pred Turner of the Jacks had played h'.s Ic. ball game of any merit bet" _ one that 'r.? YOU WHAT DOING SIGHT SRICK BRADFORD-And the Queen of Night Boltcri Columbus C3ub, 411. !n hands and feet as he Hurley 1, Stoke C.ty 0, ever rv fieri By The Canadian Press) Toronto Maple Leafs ham- mered out a 3-2 Ttin over treal Maroons to go into the Stsnley Cup finals 14 years ago tonight. The game played at Toronto, was tied 2-2 after 60 minutes of play. Bob Gracie poked the winning tally Into the net after 17 minutes overtime. The Leafs went on to defeat New York; Rangers and win the cup. CU? 'By The Canadisn Press i Canada Pembroke Lumber Kings vs. Ham- ilton Tigers at Ottawa. Hamilton leads series 1-0. MEMORIAL PLAYOFFS (By The Canadian Press "Western Canada ton Canadians vs. Winnipeg Mon- archs. Winnipeg leads best-of- seven series 2-1. In an English Ruscby League game, Huridersfleld defeated Hull Kingston Rovers 38-10. head In the game Saturdav, fouled off at half with a ter.- point lead in the favor of his boys, and in the second the Ma- grath squad could match the Jacks baskets point for point, but they could not overcome the lead which he had left them. Another man to be watched on the Raymond squad, and one who usually gets his share of scoripjr honors is Micktl- sor., an import to the Raymonditcs from Stirling. In the series just over he has seldom counted less than ten points for his team, and Og UOW YOU MANAGED TO SEE WHEN I COULDN'T.' By WILUAM RTTT and GRAY" !T'5 THESE SPECS -THEY ARE A SPECIAL TYPE. 3UT LET ME WTRODUCE MYSELF.' ;